Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 18, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 1, 1890 Page: 1 of 8
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Omen Low Building corner Sandy and St. Charles Streets. Entered at Postofiice Brenham Texas as second clas matter.
BRENHAM TEXAS THURSDAY MAY 1 1S90.
ST.; OE NEWS.
The trat of the East Lino rail-
road is to bt -dened to the standard
Abilene was almost cut off from
the outside world by the floods last
A la-ge canning factory will be
in operation at Pilot Point within a
Claude aas been made the coun-
ty seat of Armstrong county and is
There as a fitteen feet rise in
the Colorad river at Austin caused
by last weel '6 rains.
The Colorado river was twelve
feet above low water mark at Austin
on Monday evening.
ji. ypurg man was caught in the
i"t . " rcbirg the postoffieo at Cor-
pus Jhristi last week.
A nu- ber of plantations below
Tfcv-o wei flooded by the big rise
: 1 th Bit is last week.
A stock company to build facto-
ries on the assessment plan has been
orgonizei at Marshall.
Prospects are good for large
c-m.s c" both cotton and corn in
. Befinno c onty this year.
- -Da r Groce a farmer living
- 'our mil' . south of Leonard was
"i Jr jned on last Friday.
At lontr other imnrovements
T chitr. Palls is to have a new $20-
000 hr -el within a few months.
T " city council of Lorado has
4oted appropriation of five thous-
ij$i c ollars to build a hospital.
f' ( oi d has been purchased on
.kicl lrrge shoe factory will be
i-ect ac Tyler at an early day.
"""V-Dr. 'Mlts' residence at Eddy
tfiecr sumed Saturday morning by
i-K&sL S S2000; partly insured.
ho 1 indsome Barrv residence
5 from Paris was destroyed by
the 23rd. insurance zouu.
8olint hailstorm swent over
stern and southwestern por-
gthe state on tne mgnr oi tue
Nonie Barton died last
; Baylor University in Waco
i remains were taken to Nava-
ie contract has seen ciosea
?fv erection of a fiftv ton char-
Ssa furnace at New Birming-
eon county has sold her
lands consisting of four
. the panhandle for $3S-
i-ld Mesicau his wife and
: been arrested at Corpus
for making counterfeit
ew paper called the Time3 is
irtarted at Jacksonville Dy
fcNaughton formerly of San
kr Denison Sherman and Dal
les tfilr ad is to be pushed forward
- to etiihp etion with all possible dispatch.
-j-l rofessional safe-blower blew
l- t io safe of Sam D. Woods at
"Iiurr '1 and secured tho sum of
1 o Texas Medical association
vicii has been in session at Port
AVortl . adjourned to meet at Waco
i si. j -ar.
Ti e Missouri Kansas & Texas
compiLy is getting ready to move
on is extension from Dallas to
arron's wood-work mill at
.all was destroyed by fire on
Loss 82500 ; insurance
o latest in military circles
ustin is that the indications
idedly unfavorable for a state
Burglars blew open tho safe at
"B jaffijs & Jones' lumber yard in Gal-viiflfflb-
but secured nothing scarcely
Edward Greenwall tho theat-
1 "1 manager of Galveston commit
te uicide in New York Saturday by
tain g poison.
- The rains of last week culniin-
ateu Saturday in one of the larcest
lisef in tho Trinity river at Dallas of
h there is any record
-Col. A. M. Shannon has closed
a "ntract with Dunlap brothers of
3F in for 4000 cars of rock for
tho lvestou jetties.
n Ioni creek Anderson coun-
j. a . Saturday the mill stones at
. ' bambcrs mill exploded and :i
i ug- eni of the rock struck him on
1 igh inflicting almost fatal hi-
nt The mill house was a total
n " . nearly.
At a meeting of the Laredo bar
a committee was appointed to try to
secure the establishment of a branch
of the federal court there.
All of the counties which have
borrowed money from the state
school fund have paid interest ex
cept LaSaile and Presidio.
A ininr.Rf.nck coareanv has been
nvraiizerl nf TjaGranffO for the pur
pose of erecting an opera house with
a capital stock of S.uuu.
Mninr R. V. Dunn the leadino
lawyer of LaGrange died at Colum
bus Saturday while on nis way io
Wharton to attend court.
The state university catalogue
for the piesent session shows 307
students including 79 law students
registered during the session.
Thfi Methodists at Groveton
have iust completed and dedicated a
new church and the Baptists have
one in process of construction.
Bobert Richardson a clerk for
W. E. Dupree a Waco produce
dealer attempted to commit suicide
on Saturday by taking laudanum.
Gov. Boss has issued his annua'
proclamation establishing a quaran-
tine against all posts where yellow
fever smallpox and cholera prevail.
Gov. Boss has pardoned W. T.
Campbell convicted in 1887 in La-
vaca county of cow theft and sen
tenced to the penitentiary lor two
-The recent rains did consider
able damage to the roadbed of the
Taylor Bastrop and Houston road
causing delay and irregularity oi
Charley Lyons a freight con
ductor on the Southern Pacific got
caught in the stomach while coupling
cars at Harwood and was seriously
The Brazos river got out of its
banks and submerged East Waco
last Saturday. The people were
warned of the danger and escaped
Chas. Ocden B'Dgham a promi
nent cotton mtn' of Galveston died
of Bricht's disease on Saturday and
was buried by the Masonic frater-
nity. The new street railway company
at Austin will put down a rapid tran-
sit road to the old fairgrounds which
are to be laid out in lots and added
to the city.
The Triuity river overflowed at
Port Worth on Monday spreading
entirely over the valley north oi
town. The Clear fork and West
fork were bank full.
Plans have been accepted for
the Boys' Industrial College winch
is to bo erected at Laredo by the
Methodist Missionary society of
A soldier by the name of Wis-
ley of company C. United States
cavalry from North Dakota was
drowned while bathing in the Rio
Grande at Laredo.
A difficulty occurred between
two negroes at Belden on Sunday
night which resulted in Jim Avery
being shot five times and stabbed
twice. It is thought he will die.
The State Medical Association
met at Port Worth on the 22nd.
Dr. E. M. Swearingcn of Austin
presided and responded to the ad-
dress of welcome by the mayor.
Two negroes have been arrested
at Richmond and placed under bond
for the supposed murder of a man
by the name of Dugan whose bod-
was found on the railroad track.
Texas at present has eight mil-
lion acres ot school land leased
yielding a revenue of four hundred
thousand dollars annually for the
benefit of the public schools.
Mrs. Eastwood the wife of a
prominent merchant at Wills Point
suicided by drowning. Since the
birth of a child a few months ago
she had been mentally deranged.
An oil mill company with a cap-
ital stock of 100000 has been or-
ganized at Belton and filed its char-
ter; also a board of trade at Wichita
Palls with a capital stock of 10000.
Incessant rains fell in some
portions of Trinity county for ten
days and many of the fanners have
had to plant over corn as much as
three times and still have a bad
A cyclone at Kyle twisted the
foundations of several houses and
lifted the teraalo college off its blocks
setting it down thirty feet away.
Several fine horses and cattle were
Near Grapeland last week Dave
Gordon white shot a negro in the
facoaud neck with a gun loided
with small shot. Tho wound was
pronounced dangerous but necessar
On the evening of the 23rd Big
Springs was literally flooded with
water. Railroad bridges were washed
away and cellars wore filled with
water. It was tho first rain since
The Burnet and Marble Fails
club has launched a new
steam pleasure boat on the lake
above the falls and a summer house
will be erected for tho benefit of ex
The young men of Lovelady
have organized a minstrel troupe
and gave their first public entertain-
ment a few evenings ago at which
$54 was realized for the new public
The Belton oil mill company has
purchased a lot 200x300 feet and has
lot tho contract to a party from
Nashville Tenn.. to furnish all of
the machinery which is of the most
J. C. Campbell of Ledbetter
died suddenly at the residence of R.
A. Harvin in Scaly. Ho had been in
failing health for some time went
out driving and died in a few
minutes after returning.
Two men named W. E. Roberts
and John Moss were found murdered
near Mangrum Greer county a few
days ago and one J. L. Morriss who
says he is from Fannin county has
been arrested as the murderer.
L. D. Danenberg of Grayson
county has filed suit at Gainesville
against the Missouri Kansas &
Texas railroad for $75000 damages
occasioned by the loss of his right
hand while coupling cars at Whites-
boro. During a difficulty which oc-
curred on Sunday at Galveston be-
tween two negro men named Wm
Lanny and Reuben Caldwell the
former cut the latter seriously in the
side inflicting a probably latal
The ground has been purchased
for the erection of an oil mill at
Cuero. The building will be of
brick and the fixtures and machinery
all of the latest improved pattern.
A refinery will be operated in con-
nection with the mill.
Negotiations are in progress
looking to the purchase of the San
Antonio street ii.il way by Chicago
capitalists. The syndicate will also
absoib the numerous rapid transit
franchises granted to suburban and
About six weeks ago H. G.
Noak a boot and shoe merchant at
Jefferson left for New Orleans to
go to tho hospital to be treated and
was to have been back in ten days.
Nothing has been heard of him since
W. W. Fly a river guard out at
Laredo who had a clash with Mexi-
can smugglers a few days ago and
who caused one to be drowned
while attempting to escnpe over the
Rio Grande has been arrested for
assault with intent to murder
John Bloodworth a negro living
on the M. R. .Millican place two
miles' noith of the town of Millican
was assassinated on Saturday night
at 12 o'clock while standing on his
gallery. A shotgun was used to
commit the deed. Jealousy is sup
posed to have been the cuise.
-t-A destructive fire occurred in
the two-story Foster brick building
corner of Railroad and McAlpine
streets in Navasota on the morning
of tho 22nd. The building was occu-
pied up stairs as sleeping rooms and
offices and down stairs as stores.
B.irrington McDonald was shot
at Paris on San Jacinto day by his
son and died the following day The
boy had been insane for some time
md was kept confined but managed
to efecape and secured a loaded pis
tol the contents of which he emptied
into his father.
Frank Robinson book-keeper
for Bateman Bros. wholesale grocers
at Fort Worth went into a drag-
store and called for soda water with
chocolate flavor. The boy made a
mistake in bottles and poured out a
preparation of opium. Several swal
lows were drunk before the errcr
was noticed. Doctors were c-uled
emetics applied and the poison
evacuated but suddenly ltobiucon
was seized with suflocation and diz-
ziness and died.
Sheriff Jos. T. Rogers of Hen-
detson while returning home about
G o'clock in the evening on the 22nd
was drowned in a small sti cam called
Hardie's creek half a mile west of
the couithou.se. The rainfall had
been very heavy and the stream was
much swollen. Somebody found hib
hoise and this gave rise to fie fear
that he had lost his life. Tho bellb
were rung and a large body nf his
friends searched until 2 o'clock next
morning when his body was recovered.
At a meeting in Waco on Mon-
day afternoon Major E. A. Sturgis
suggested a plan for making the
Brazos navigable from Waco to
Yclasco. a distance of GOO miles. It
was pronounced practicable by Ma-
jor Talfor a United States engin-
eer in 1S74.
A bold attempt was made Mon-
day evening to wreck a passenger
train on the Missouri Kansas &
Texas road between Manor and Aus-
tin. A log 12 feet long and a foot
thick was chained across the track.
The engineer discovered the ob-
struction just in time to barely stop
The four new states of North and
South Dakota Montana and Wash-
ington are making rapid progress.
They have already acquired nick
names. JNortu Dakota is known as
the "fiickertair state Sout Dakota
as the "swinge cat'1 state Washing-
ton as the "chinook'' state and Mon-
tana as the "stub-toe" state.
Boston Herald: Governor Camp-
bell says the steady republican losses
in Ohio are due to the young men
who are almost solidly on the demo-
cratic side there. It is very much
so everywhere. Tho young voters
are not declining to look at the
new moon out of reverence for that
ancient institution the old one.
Chas. W. Ogdes would adorn the
federal district bench of Texas.
While he is a republican he is a rep-
resentative Southern gentleman.
The usual breed of republicans in
the South think that to hate the sec
tion in which they live and to befoul
their own nests constitutes the right
kind of republicanism to prove ac-
ceptable in the North.
Tncampaign of education is still
advancing and practical results may
be expected to be reached about the
time another election rolls around.
The Boston Journal of Commerce
says: "When another election in
congress comes around in the carpet
manufacturing districts of New
England we shall expect to see' the
issue of free wool enter into the
political contest and mill influence
be brought to bear upon the ques-
tion." The old war horses of the confed
eracy had a big time at Atlanta Ga.
last Saturday on the occasion of tho
laying of the corner-stone of a con-
federate home. General Joseph E.
Johnston and several other distin-
guished veterans were present and
the old soldiers testified their undy
ing love and admiration for "Joe"
Johnston by taking the horses out
of the carriage in which he drove
and themselves pulling it through
streets. It was a memorable
A letter from Mr. J.W. Euby. Union
"Cily. Ind. says: I have used your Clarke's
"Extract of Flax (Papillon) Cough Cure and
"and find it a complete cure for deep seated
"cold. It has done more than two ol our
"most skill u! physicians. My children had
"the Whooping Cough and with the aid of
your Cough Cure they had it verv light
"compared with neighbor's children who did
"not take it I believe it to be the best
'Cough Cure in the markf t" So it is A
large bottle only SI.
Clarke's Flax Soap for the Skin. It 'eads
them all. Price 25 cents. Cough Cure and
aoap for sale by J. Tristram Brenham
Comptroller McCall is engaged
in making an exact account of the
cash and bonds m tho state treasury.
According to Assistant Treasurer
Wortharu's books they are expected
to count as follows : Cash. S1SC2.
050 Go ; bonds .37.501023.89 ; total
"Who Is Mr-. Window.
Is a nuestion frocuentlv asked. We simnlv
say that she is a lady who for upwards of
forty years has untiringly devoted her time
and talent as a female ph)Sicianand nurse
principally among children sne nas espe-
cially studied the constitutions and wants of
this numerous class and as a result of this
effort and practical knowledge obtained in a
lifetime spent as a nurse and physician she
has compounded a Soothing Syrup for chil
dren teething. It operates 1 ke magic giv-
ing rest and health and is moreover sure to
regulate tho bowels. In consequence of this
article Mrs. Winslow is becoming world re-
nowned as a benefactor of her race ; chil-
dren do invariably raise up and bless her ;
especially is this the case in this city. Vast
quantities of the Soothing Syrup are daily
sold and used here. Wo think Mrs. Winslow
has immoralized her namebythis invaluable
article and vu-sincerely belie e thousands of
cliuuren nave been savcu irom an eariy
grao by its timely use and that millions )et
unborn will share its benefits and unite in
calling her blesseU. No mother has dis-
charged her duty to her suffering littlo one
m our omniuri until she has civezi it the
beneat ot Mrs. Winslov.'s toothing Syrup.
lrj it mothers try it now. ladies i-i
tor.Jsew lork Citv. bold by all uru 'fists
:.t '1') cents a bottle.
On Monday morning at the con-
vict camp on 'the Cotton Belt road
four miles north of Black Jack four
convicts made a break for liberty.
They were fired on by the guard
and one was killed and another fa-
tally wounded. The other two
made their escape.
Mrs. O'Kay "I'm going to Cut-
let's Horace. Shall I order the Sun-
day dinner?" Mr. O'Kay "By all
means no don't order it just ask
for it. Last month's bill is still
Sir. T. H. Simon of Simon & Gee. Bren-
ham. says: "I have used Preston's "Hed-
Ake" and found it the best I have ever used
for curing headache." For sale bv all dnisr-
gists So cents.
While the Albany capitol is set
tling will it please return the 20-
it has received from the
Preston's 'Hed-Ake' certain and imme
diate cure for nervous neuralgic sicfc dys-
Septic and chronic headache. Ask your
ruggist for it be cured 'while you wait' or
have your money refunded.
"I don't know what to do with
my son. He has failed m business
and professional life and appears to
be good for nothing." "Why don't
you buy him a seat in Congress "
Dyspepsia andLiver Complaint.
Is it not -worth the small mice of 7; cents
to free yourself of every symptom of these
distre smg complaints if you think so call at
our store and get abottle of Shiloh's Vitalizer.
Every bottle has a printed guarantee on it
use accordingly and if it does you no good
it will cost you notning.
5 ' Sold bv J. D. Eogeus.
Also Tios. Watson & Co Burton.
The spendthrift young man is not
unlike a buzz-saw; he. scatters a good
deal ol dust while running around
and has nothing but his board to
show for it.
llyriadsof cases of rheamntism and neu-
ralgia have already succumbed to that won-
derful remedy Salvation Oil. Price only 25
cents a bottle.
"A month ago I was happy !" is the declar-
ation of Bryan W. Proctor the poet. So
were lots of other folks who are now telling
people in decided nasal tones: "Got a toad
in my head." But there is still harjpiness to
be secured ; a bottle of Dr. Bull's Cough
Syrup will cure any cough or cold.
When the wolf turns moralist al-
ways look to your lambs.
Judge J. H. McLearv. ex-Attornev-Gen'l
of Texas and Grand Master of Alasons says:
"It (Hed-Ake) is the best medicine for head-
ache I ever saw." Cures any headache. For
sale Dy an druggists ouc
At whatever period of life friend-
ships are formed so long as they
continue sincere and affectionate
they form undoubtedly one of the
greatest blessings we can enjoy.
EaUaxd's Horeaound Syrnp
We guarantee this to be the best Couth
Syrup manufactured in the whole wide w. oria.
This is saying a great deal but it is true.
For Consumption Coughs Colds Sore
Throat Sore Chest. Pneumonia Bronchitis.
Asthma Croup Whooping Cough and all
diseases ot the 'fhroa and Lungs we posi-
tively guarantee Ballard's Horehound Syrup
to 1 without any equal on the whole face ol
the globe. In support of this statement we
refer to every individual who has ever usil
it and to every druggist wao has ever sold
it Such evideaco is indisputable. Fors '
by Carleton & Nash.
Life is a journey and he who has
the least of a burden to carry travels
the fastest and most happily.
Guaranteed tree from Tcrdigris cr other
impurity containing the rich properties of
malt. Chase's Barley Malt Whisky builds
up the system and strengthens the lungs.
L. F. Grassmuck Sole Agent.
"If you have any last wish" said
tho priest to the convicted man on
the scaffold "tell me and I will try
to carry it out." "Yes" replied the
! A V LIT L i 1 A
poor wier.cn x wum to learn to
play the piano.'"
Dreicr's Lung Buttons will cure
coughs hoarseness heavy breathing
weak lungs sore throat and croup.
For sale by J. D. Bogers.
Policeman: How does my club
strike you? Vagrant: It's stunning.
1 fc !
A Noteworthy Exception.
"rom the Kimball S. Dak. Graphic.
It is quito impossible for ns to
speak knowingly of tho merits of
the various articles of merohan-
disoadvortised. Bat a noteworthy
oxcoption is tho colebrated Cham-
berlain's Cough Kennedy. Not un
til recently had we any personal
knowledge ot its wondorlul effica-
oy which has como about through
the prevailing influenza and the
stubborn cough that has so olton
attended it. In tho writer's family
this medicine bus on several oc-
casions this winter cured a cough
tint baffled any and all other rcmo
dies; and number ot families Hi
Kimball any vicinity in which thb
remedy has been used wiih Iiki
effects attests to its Vi.luo ns :.
specific tor coughs and coltis of
vory nature. For sr.ie by 11. E
A mountain of -marble has.beea
discovered three miles from EI Paso
and a stock company with $10000G"
capital has been oiganized to work
OlvtVhat A Cough.
Will jou heed the warnirg. The sicnal
perhaps ofthe sure approach of that mora
terrible disease consumption. Ask your-
selves if you can afford for the sake of saving
50 cents to run the risk 'and do nothing ft.
it. We knpw from experience .that Shiloh's
Cure will cure your cough.. It never fails.
This explains why more than a million bot-
tles were sold the past year. It relieves
croup and.whooping.'cocghat once. Moth-
ers do not be without it. For lame back
sideor chest use Shiloh's Porous Plaster.
4 Soldby J.D.Eoqebs.
Also Thos. Watson & Co- Burton.
3Iurat.Halstead has made trained
journalists of all his. sons.
Messrs. D. P.. Fly & Co.
Gentlemen I have been using vour Eli
Pills for the past two years with thelbet re- -suits
and can cheerfully recommend them
to the nublic. " Respectfully.
of L..&ILBIXM. 1
For Sale by E-Luns Brenhamr Texas.
Algernon Charles Swinburne nev-
er wears anything in the line of neckr
gear which is not red. He likes"
brilliant coloring in attire.
Galtxtost March I 1SC0
Mxs6Rs. David E. Flt & Co.
Dear Sirs I have tried vour Eli Pills for
torpid liver and consider them the best pill
on the market for any liver troubles.
wm. M. bnrcLAit
President G. C. R. Pw Cc
For sale by RE. Ltjhn Brenham Texas.
M. Goblet the French statesman "
never allows himself to be "inter
viewed." He thinks the practice
has arisen through vanity and desire
A Valuable Remedy
A letter from S. P. Wardwell. Boston says
"I used Clarke's Extract of Flar (Papillon)
"Catarrh Cjp. in June last for Hay Fever
"with great satisfaction and find it the only
"thing I hove seen which wouli allay with-
"out irritation. tho inflammation ofthonos-
trils and throat. Its soothing and healing-
"properties were marked and-immediate."
Large bottle S1.00. Clarke's Flax Soap is
the latest and best Try it. 25 cents. Ask
for them at J. Tristram's Drue Store.
Bochefort has taken the fancy to
become a designer or sketcher and
daily passes a few hours in drawing
amateur pictures of a comic charac-
ter akin to political cartoons.
This terrible disease can bo re-
lieved and prevented by using-
Dreier's Lung Buttons the new-
remedy for sale by J. D. Bogers.
Chancellor vod Caprivi has de-
clined the services of detectives for
his protection. Prince Bismarck al-
ways had a bodyguard of detectives
following him wherever he went.
Many a Poor Woman Suffeis untola Tor-
tures from Back-Aclte.
If she only knew how easily she could get
relief bv usmg Ballardis Snow Liniment she
would bless the day she read these few lines.
Jt is a grand remedy lor Headache and allN
Neuralgic Fains. "Xo pain can withstand
its magic influence. It removes the fire
from a Burn or Scald in one minute. It will
cure Inflammatory Rheumatism and Sciatica;
applied to the throat and chest ia Croup ii
will give immediate relief and make breatu-
icc much e-isier. No family crn be without
it if once they kaow its value. Try it. Price
50 cents. Sold by J. D. Bogers
Count ITunster the German am
bassador at Paris who resigned af-
ter Bismarck's fall is renowned as n
gourmet and is the author of one of
tho best cook books in the world.
Hie Point with Pride"
To the "good name at home" won by Hood's.
Sarsaparilla. In Lowell Mass. where it is
prepared there is more of Hood's Sarsapa-
rilla sold than of all other medicines and it
has given the best of satisfaction since its in-
troduction ten years ago. This could net to
if the medicine did not posses3Taerii. If you
suflar from impure blood try Hood's Sarsa-
parilla and real-ze its peculiar curative power
Herr Johann Orth the formcr
Austrian archduke has given the-
command ot a merchant vessel re
cently purchased by him to a Capt.
Sodie. Herr (Jrth serves in a sub-
ordinate position on the same ship.
We have a speedy and -rositive cure lor
catarrh diphtheria canker meuth and head-
ache in Shiloh's Catarrh Remedv. A nasal -injector
free with each bottle. Use it if jou
desire health and sweet breath. Price 50fts
5 Sold by T. D. Booms.
Also Thos. Watson & Co.. Burton.
AVnlter da Rothschild who haa
just been admitted to partnership in
the great hnanciai nouse 01 nis iain-
ily is the oldest son of Lortl
Botschild andis just 22 years of
aire. He was educated at Trinity
Mr. B. L. Smith a morcbant at
Dundas. Mo. says: "Chamber-
lain's Cough Bemedy gives tho
best 01 latistaetion. Tho tronblo
is that peoplo wake mo up at all
times daring the night wanting
it 'or croup" For sale by- B. hi.
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