Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 29, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 17, 1890 Page: 1 of 6
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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER.
Office Low Building comer Sandy and St. Charles Streets. Entered at Postoffice Brenham Texas as second class matter.
BRENHAM TEXAS THURSDAY JULY 17 1S90.
.EDITORIAL NOTES. M
The farmers of Florida are after
United States Senator Call's scalp
and will try to prevent his re-election.
"Waco and McLennan county the
home of the political boss "War-
wick" Clark instructed for Hogg in
the primaries last Saturday.
Galveston and Houston havo a
little family quarrel on hand grow-
ing out of the failure to agree on a
candidate for district attorney.
The agony is over. Stanley is
kSuried at last. Let us hope that
ETenceforth the papers will not de-
"vote so much space to discussion of
J.HE day before the primaries
were held the Waco Dav called on
everybody to vote for either Wheel
er Hall or Cook. Anything to beat
tHogg of coarse.
Some of the papers still refer to
Thos. Harrison "the boy preacher"
up North. The "boy preacher'- con-
fesses to being thirty-sis years of
age. He was a boy preacher years
TYrT.Tvn between Navasota and
Anderson over the question of re-
moving the county courthouse is be-
coming strong. Let it be hoped
that they won't immitate the Kansas
jayhawkers and go to war over it.
The democracy of Frio county re-
fused to endorse Congressman
Crain for re-election. Other coun-
ties wijl probably follow suit. The
refusal to indorse was on account of
Mr. Crain's absence from the house
when an important vote was taken
on the federal election bill.
The Clarkites used to try to
taunt the friends' of Mr. Hogg when
the counties first began to hold con-
ventions and instruct for Mr. Hogg
with the remark that their man was
a long ways from getting two-thirds
of the votes. They now say nothing
about two-thirds but sin)ply deny
that he will be nominated by accla-
mation. Bisbop Ibelaxd of the Catholic
church delivered an address before
the national teachers convention at
St. Paul Minn. last week in which
he favored religious instruction in
the schools. He said ho didn't care
whether the childreu were taught
. Catholicism or protestantism just
so they received religious training
and that it was impossible to incul
cate morals without religious in
The Bisxeb observed a short time
ago that Prof. Jacob Bickler's favor
ing the Blair educational bill would
probably be against his candidacy
for the position of state supennten
aent 01 puonc instruction we are
glad now to say that Prof. Bickler's
position was misunderstood. Ho is
on record along with ex-Gov. Rob-
erts and others in the state teachers'
convention as being opposed to the
The Abilene Reporter observes:
"There is scarcely a day passes that
jve ao not read in the metropolitan
papers of some young man losing
his mind because of smoking ciga-
rettes yet the number of consumers
seems to grow. At the present rate
we will have more lunatic asylums
than churches or schoolhouses in
this country and they will be filled
with the soft-brained idiots who con-
stantly suck a cigarette."
As has been remarked heretofore.
Secretary Blaine and Speaker Reed
l-are not on the best of terms.
'although they are of the same polit
ical uuu&enoio. nan irom tne same
Etate and the former has the renuta-
iion of having made the latter. The
other day James G. Blaine Jr. the
young man who deserted his wife
made too free usurping the privileges
of the floor of the house just because
he holds a position 'under his pa
and on motion of Houk of Tennes-
see the speaker unceremoniously
fired him out.
The letter of Mr. Trammell rail-
way commissioner of Georgia seems
to got av y with the anti-cominis-sionists
in Texas. They try to de-
stroy the orco of it by arguing that
of cours the Georgia commis-sjon.-i-
wr uld endeavor to make a
fayciililo showing because it fur-
niiihf 1 hi i a position and a salary.
Brt ho about the fact that the
govt aor f Georgia all of the pres-
ent congr ssmen and stato officers
jnd candidates for election favor the
ssioa? It is because the coin-
gives satisfaction and is
yith the people and thev
Rain is badly needed in Arm
Wheat is being marketed at Ver
non by the thousands.of.bushels per
ay. r J
' In Shelbv couiftVmie cotton is
said to bo ten feethiglijand full of
grown bolls. "Pf-
The dry weather has retarded
the growth of cotton very much
The Corpus Christi water com
pany with a capital stock of $20000
has filed a charter.
Several new stores and residen-
ces have been constructed recently
The ex-confederates of Wilson
county will have a big barbecue at
Floresville on the 30th.
Antonio & Aransas
was placed in the
hands of a receiver on Mondav.
The total loss from Sunday
night s fire at Dallas will foot up
5i)Uuuu insured for about half.
'Ex-Governor Roberts has built a
summer residence at Marble Falls
and is staying there with his family.
On July 22 the farmers of the
state will go into camp at Sulphur
Springs and remain in camp one
Wheat at Wichita Falls is being
held for better prices. Eighty cents
is the present price and .-51 is ex
The figures in the comptrollers
office show the increase in the occu-
pation tax over the previous vear is
George Myers a young man liv-
ing near Wills Point was accidentally
drowned on Sunday while bathing
in a tank.
It is thought the trouble of the
San Antonio Aransas Pass rail-
road will bo adjusted without liqui-
dation. R. J. Jameson was seriously
stabbed in a difficulty with Alfred
Williams near Whitesboro a few
Ben F. Pegues was shot last
Saturday night at Mineola by Dr.
T. B Pilcher and .. died Monday
Thos. Barrett a single man 25
years old was drowned in the bay
at Galveston on Monday night while
A little 12-year-old daughter of
Harry Stobart came near drowning
at Galveston on Sunday by falling
into a well.
The governor has pardoned a
colored man named Swenke who
was convicted 01 rape of a woman
of his own color in Colorado.
The fire department was called
out at Houston Sunday afternoon
by the burning of a small building
in the fifth' ward.
Subscriptions for the removal
of the raft from the Guadalupe near
Victoria have been received nearly
to the full amount required.
The United States census shows
the population of Milam county to
be over 27000 an increase of more
than 5 per cent since 1880.
In an election held at Jackson.
ville on a question to levy 20 cents
on the 100 worth of property for
schools the proposition was defeated.
The planer department of the
Peyton & Carter sawmill and lum
ber factory two miles south of
Groveton was destroyed by lire last
While Alex Evans was running
a Ueef near Harwood Gonzales
county trying to pen it his horse
fell and rolled over him inflicting
At the reunion of ex-confeder
ates of Bell county at Belton last
week it is estimated that there were
between eight and ten thousand peo-
C. E. Love manager for W. E.
Booker's plantation near Texarkana
was drowned in Red river while
taking a skiff ride. The body was
Rev. A. Hinkle of the Metho-
dist church and .an old resident of
Houston is dead at the age of 70
years. Hie remains were buried
with Masonic honors.
While Bud Williams was carry
ing a heavy pane of glass along the
sheet in Houston his wrist was seri-
ously cut one of the tendons and
the artery being severed.
Fire occurred in the rear of
Kerr Brothers' boot and shoe store
at Corsicana on Sunday night. The
flames were extinguished but the
stock was ruined by water.
In Iargen-portions of Anderson
county the crops have not suffered a
single day for rain and in some
neighborhoods they have had more
rain than needed of late.
R. E. Williams Santa Fe station
1 agent at Talpa Coleman county shot
iUIU JULlUjy iuuuu?u tv. XT. VjUaiJtJU-
berry a prominent ranchman of
Coleman county last Friday.
Joe Ulatthews who lived ten
miles south of Cisco died Sunday
morning from the effects of a knife
wound alleged to have been inflicted
by Jim Cameron the day before.
There is a strong demand for
steer cattle at Marble Falls at prices
ranging higher than the past few
j-ears. Cattle-raisers are confident
that there are good times ahead.
W. W. Garrett a Hill county
farmer was killed last week by Pat
Dillard a youth in years old. Gar-
rett was drunk and advanced toward
Dillard in a threatening manner.
On the 13th Dark Hobbs shot
and killed Jeff Stanford at Brazos
Point in the northern part of Bos-
que county. The row came up over
a game of cards. Hobbs is in jail.
A negro named Ed Norwood
living near Daingerfield was shot a
few nights ago by some party un-
known while entering the door of
his house. The wound was not
Bob Mills charged with the
murder of John Lane near the town
of Bobbin hi the western part of
Montgomery county was convicted
of murder in the second degree and
given fifty years in the penitentiary.
Cottonworms have made their
appearance at a few points in the !
southern portion of the state but
the weather has been too hot and
dry for them to make much head-
way. The infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Roach who reside at Brandon
station on the Southern Pacific road
died on the train Sunday afternoon
while on route from Richmond to
Miss Lizzie Pherris the 18 year-
old daughter of Lincoln Pherris
living six miles from Sherman tried
to light a fire with coal oil and was
burned terribly dying in horrible
agony on Sunday.
A patent has beeiy granted to
Win. Z. Gofiield of Marshall on a
propeller shaft gearing; Robert Mc-
Whirterand E. S. Seheble Belton
apparatus for coupling and uncoup-
A convict and trusty armed
themselves with a shotgun and re-
volver at the coal camp eight miles
from Alto Monday morning shot
and dangerously wounded Jesse
Goodwin their guard and escaped
to the woods.
The people in the neighborhood
of Ross McLennan county had a
picnic on the 10th. The crowd was
estimated at from fifteen hundred to
two thousand. All of the local can
didates were out in full force.
It is reported that the Mexicans
of the lower Rio Grande are very
much stirred up over the appearance
01 the notorious bandit and revolu-
tionist who is trying to make up a
band to go into Mexico.
While Philip Bassist his wife
and daughter werepassengersonthe
Central tram going into Austin the
little girl went to open a bottle of
soda water when it exploded tear
ing and lacerating her stomach in a
fearful manner and partly disem-
About 12 o'clock Sunday night
at Galveston while Chas. Blum was
walking along the wharf he was at-
tacked by two negroes and severely
cut in the right cheek. He says
there was no provocation for the as-
sault. Andrew Temple a Fori Worth
barkeeper has been arrested on the
charge of train-robbery. A letter
found among the effects of Mabel
Wood a woman of ill-fame who
committed suicide furnished the ev-
idence on which the charge was
Last week on Red river twelve
miles north of Dekalb two negroes
James Hunter and Calvin Dawson
became involved in a difficulty which
resulted in Hunter shooting Dawson
in the neck with a pistol inflicting
a serious wound. A woman was the
cause of the trouble.
On Sunday night masked men
rode up to tho house of Rudolph
Lightlan a farmer living ten miles
from San Antonio and opened fire
with Winchesters. About 200 shots
were fired but nobody was hurt.
Lightlan made affidavit against Geo.
and Hermann Steidberger whom he
says he recognized as two of the assailants.
Jim Matthews and Dave Came-
ron farmers were returning home
drunk from Cisco last Saturday
evening. When they got to the
forks of the road they 'quarrelled as
to whose home the wagon should go
to first and pounded each other with
their fists. Matthew was taken sick
and died from the blows received.
The second bale of cotton of
the season has been shipped from
Duval county to San Antonio. "The
first bale was from Duval. This
county is an entirely new cotton
country. Two years ago not a seed
was planted in its .limits. It is
thought that next season will be ad
vanced by at least a month.
A destructive fire visited Dallas
on Sunday night. It began in the
Gould building on Commerce
street vhich was totally destroyed.
Also the Henderson building on the
east and board of trade building on
the west. The Exchange National
bank club house and other build-
ings were threatened.
Miss Winxie Davis the daughter
of the Confederacy has arrivedhorne
from a lengthy sojourn in Europe.
She was absent from home when her
father died. When she landed in
New York she was met by her future
husband. It is understood that the
wedding will take place in a few
months. A dispatch from Richmond
Va.' says that it is suggested by in-
fluential circles there that it would
be the graceful thing to present
Miss Davis with a suitable wedding
gift. A miniature casting in silver
of the white house of the Confeder-
acy in which she was born has been
proposed as a suitable present.
New YokkIStais : An attempt by
congress to reapportion representa-
tion at this session and establish
new districts for the November elec-
tions would be interpreted by the
country as evidence of a giant con-
spiracy to defraud the people. Such
indecent haste has never heretofore
been thought of. There could be
no honest explanation of it. The
only seemly course to pursuo is the
time-honored one of preparing the
conclusions of the census-takers for
the deliberate and dignified action
of congress at its next session. If
the census is honest no one can lose
The llroom That Sweeps Clean.
Swift's Specific :s the beson of destruction
to'blood poison its destinjvbeing to sweep
from the face of the globe the deadliest
scourge to which humanity has ever been
S. S. S. antidotes and eliminates Blood
Poison and makes a permanent cure instead
of substitut:ng one dis'ease for another as is
the case with the old potash and mercury
S. S. S. loaves no bad effects. It is a tonic
and assists digestion and builds up the btftlth
instead of causing indigestion a1 loi;
tho. system a5 wiiu potash and mercury mix
S. S. S. is 'more infallible than any remedy
ever made. A case of Blood Poison which
it fails to cure is incurable. It is the tonic
which all feeble persons should take.
Treatise on Blood and Skin diseases mail-
SWIFT SPECIFIC CO. Atlanta; Ga.
The Garibaldi family has agreed
to sell to the Italian government
the Island of Caprera for $00000
the house and grave of Garibaldi
Preston's 'Ued-Ake' certain and imme-
diate cure for nervous neuralgic sick dys-
peptic and chronic headache. Ask your
druggist for it bo cured 'while you wait' or
have your money refunded.
Almost 54000 Frenchmen belong
to the Legion of Honor 32021 of
whom are connected with the armv.
The rest are civilians.
Judge J. H. McLearv. ex-Attornev-Gen'l
of Texas and Grand ilaster of Masons says:
-u iiicu-akb; is tne oest meaicmetor nead-
ache I ever saw." Cures;any headache. For
sale by all druggist'; 50c
At York Pa. a girl who was walk-
ing through an orchard was bitten
on the toe by a -snake. The girl ex-
perienced no harm bnt the snake
was found dead near the spot soon
Ladies you will find in Lone Star Blood
Syrup the greatest remedy on earth for Dis-
eases peculiar to Women. It makes home
happy and your existence a pleasure. Sold
by Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
The House committee on invalid
pensions has reported favorably the
bill to grant a pension of 12 per
month to each woman who served
six months as an army nurse in tho
Ilallard's Hoielioiiml Syrnp.
No single diseaso has played such sad
havoc with the human race as Consumption.
No other disease approaches so stealthily.
Its early symptoms are ignored because it is
thought onlv a Cold or hacking Cough
wnich is neglected until the grim monster has
such a hold that nothing but death can re-
bel e it. Ilallsrd's Horelmund Syrup has
removed the grip of this grim monster from
man3- a throat. If taken in time it will cBeut
a permanent cure and in the worst stages it
will give surprising relief. Try its soothing
and healing virtues. Do not put it oil" until
toy late. J. D. Rogers Agents.
Mrs. Thomas A. Scott's residence
in Philadelphia is one of the largest
private dwellings in the United
state"? it contains as many rooms
as a good-sized hote1. These are all
under the supervision of a young
man who goes about with so many
keys to a broad girdle around his
waist that the tradesmen all call
Dim "St.'Peter.'' There are seven-
teen bathrooms in the house.
I used Lone Star Catarrh Cure for Catarrh
of the head of 20 years standing and must
ay that it perfected a Dermanent cure and I
oeneve it to oe tne peer ol all Catarrh race
A. A. CiOLE. St. Jo. Texas.
Sold by Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
WTomen have recently been admit
ted into Greenwich observatory and
lour have joined the start of the as-
tronomer royal. Their duties will
require attendance at all hours of
oome years ago we were very
much subject to severe spells of
cnoiera morbus; and now when
we feel any of the symptoms that
usually proceed that ailment such
as sickness at the stomach diar-
rhoea etc. we becomo scary. We
have found Chamberlain's Remedy
the very thing to straighten one
out in such cases and always keep
it about. It is somewhat similar
to the usual cholera cures but
seems to contain ingredients that
render it more pleasant to take
and that do their work more quick-
ly. Sheriff Deveronx tells us that
he is subject to cholera morbus.
and recently felt a spell comingon
wnen he obtained a bottle 01 Cham-
berlain's Colic Cholera and Diar-
rhoea Remedy and two doses
made him all right. We are not
writing this for a pay testimonial
but to let our readers know what
is a good thing to keep handy in
tho house. Troy Kansas Chief.
For sale by R. E. Luhn.
The decay of the tea trade in Chi
na owing to the increased consump-
tion of Indian and Ceylon teas by
Western nations is producing dis-
astrous results in the onca' flourish
ing part of Foochow.
Guaranteed tree from Verdieris or other
impurity containing the rich properties of
malt. Chase's Barley Malt Whisky builds
up tuc system unu sirengtnens.tne lungs.
L. F. Gkassmcck Sole Agent
Trademarks were known in ancient
Babylon and China had them as
early as 1000 B. C They were au
thorized betore parliament in Eng-
land in 1300. Even Gutenburg- the
nneniorGr printing is said to have
had a. i&wsuit over his trade mark.
ilr. J. H. Sinttli 6f Simon & Gee Bren-
uuui says: --i. nave used Preston's "iled-
Ake" and found it the best I have ever used
for curing headache." For sale by all drug-
guis w ccuus.
The venerable Hannibal Hamlin
of Maine who was vice-president
during Mr. Lincoln's first term was
given an ovation by the society of
the army of the Potomac tho other
day at Portland. The old gentleman
though past SO years of age. is hale
You Take No Itl.k
In buy ing Hood's Sarsaparilla for it is every-
where recognized as the standard building-up
medicine and blood purifier. It has won its
way to the front by its own intrinsic merit
and has the largest sale of any preparation
of its kind. Any honest druggist will con.
firm this statement. If you decide to take
Hood's Sarsaparilla do not be induced to buy
anything else instead. Be sure to get
Marguerite the pretty princess
who is' going to marry her cousin
the due d'Orleans "the Prisoner of
Clairvaux" has a good temper good
manners and various musical and
Messrs. D. R. Fly & Co.
Gentlemen I "have been usinir vour Eli
Pills for the past two years with the "best re
sults and can cheerfully recommend them
to the public. Respectfully.
of L. & H. Blum.
For Sale by R. Lmur Brenham Texas.
May Wright a Jamestown N. Y.
heiress longed for a "scrape"' she
said and so she ran away from a
boarding school and hired out as a
domestic. She scraped potatoes
just one day and when discovered
by her guardian she fell upon his
neck in tears and vowed that scrapes J
were not what they were cracked up
Tile UiiieinlWnli-t of tilt) 1'eople
Who have used Clarke's Extract of Flax
(Papillon) Skin Cure award it the first and
highest place as a remedial agent in all cases
of Skin X)i5eases. Erysipelas" Eczema Pim-
ples unsightly blotches humilatiag erup-
tions. Boil Carbuncles Tetter etc. all
vield to this wonderful nrcnarauon at once.
Price SI for a large bottle at Triitram's drug
Clarke's Flax Soap is good for the Skin.
Try it. Price 2o cents.
The Detroit Museum of Art man-
agers who have swathed iu draperies'
the classical statues on exhibition
are not unique. There are known
to be families not far in the West
who trim with rare point lace tho
pointed corsages of decoilette figures
of French paintings.
Galyeton ilarch '1
Messrs. David H. Fly & 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.
W. H Sinclair
President G. C. R. R. Co.
For sale by B. E. Luhn Brenham Texas. -
A Valuable TCerjiedy
A letter from S. P..Vardwell Boston says
"I used Clarke's Extract of Flax (Papillon)
"Catarrh Care in June last for Hay Fever
."with great satisfaction and find it tho only
"thing I hove seen which would allay with-
out irritation the inflammation ofthe nos-
trils and throat. Its soothing and healing
"properties were marked a?.d immediate.
Large bottle Sl.OO. Clarke's Flax Soap is
the latest and best. Try it. 25 cents. Ask
for them at J. Tristram's Drug Store.
Out in Michigan a bolt of light-
ning ripped off the trousers leg and.
boots of William Dickenson but
did not hurt him though it put him
to sleep for half an hour.
Sugar Chill is as sweet as sugar. Children
cry for it. Sold on guarantee. No cure nc.
pay. By Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
The Duke of Connaught one of
Queen Victoria's sons is about? to be
made commander-in-chief of the
Try Lone Star Catarrh Cure. A sure cure
for Catarrh and colds in the head. Sold by
Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
The financial panic at Buenos
Ayres is subsiding. The r5remium
on gold has fallen 16 per cent.
For seven Ions years r suffered untold
agonies with a sore leg. I used six bottles
of Lone Star Blood Syrup and am entirely
cured. I am Co years old and weigh 168
"William Currt Gainesville Texas.
Sold by Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
English senior wranglers- who at
tract a great deal of attention do
not all become distinguished men
by any means. A list of them fop
the present century contains only
five judges four bishops and a dean
and some six or eight eminent as-
tronomers and mathematicians.
Paris devotes 550000 francs to
the celebration of the .national festir
val on the 14tb of July this year.
Sugar Chill Cure is aeafe&nd pleasant
remedy for Chills and Fever perfectly taste-
less. Sold on a guarantee. Don't fail to
try it at Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
A Virginia woman who Las had
thirty-seven children has been found
by the census man savs an exchange.
Her name is Martha Gray and her
record is thus given: Six triplets
eighteen; six twins twelve; seven
singles seven; thirty-seven children.
m m -
Families not already supplied
should lose no time in procuring-
a botuo 01 Lhamberiain s uoiic.
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.
It is the only remedy that can al-
ways be depended upon for bowel
complaint in all its torms. . 25 and
50 cent bottles for sale by R. E.
A Northern Pacific train was rob-
bed by masked men near New Salem.
One of the robbers was captured and
on his person was found a gold ring' '
and watch taken from the mail sack.
It is believed the robbers got $50-
000. The amount recovered runs
into thousands but the officers will
not give the figure.
Ballard's Snow Lislment.
This wonderful Liniment is known from
the Atlantic to the- Pacific and from the
Lakes to the Gulf. It is the most penetrat-
ing Liniment in the world. It will cure-
Rheumatism Neuralgia Sprains Bruises
Cuts "Wounds Old Sores Burns Sctatica
Sore Throat Sore Chest and all inflammation
after all others have failed. It will euro
Barbed Wire Cuts andheal all wounds wher
proud flesh has set in. It is equally efficient
'or animals. Try it and you will not be
without it. Price 60 cents. Sold by J. D.
George Westinghouse is having a
cottage built entirely of marble at
Lenox Mass. at a cost of $500000.
A large marble building will contain
the electric light plant.
To Mothers. -'
Kor upwards of fMy jears "ilns". WtssLows
booTiiiNa Sykcp" has been used by millions of
mothera for the lr children while letthln:: with
never-ialllng safety anil success. It soothes the
chlU softens the gums atlajs the pain regu-
lated the bowels cures wlcd colic Mulls the: best
remedy for diarrhoea. ".Mrs. Wrssr.ow'8
sootiiixg Sm-p" is for sale by druggists in
pptt Tinrrot thi world. Price twentv-tlve cents
An electric brake has been devised
in England by means of which a
train going at the rate of thirty '
miles an hour can be brought to a
standstill in a space of 200 feet.
Upward of 32.500 volumes wero
added to the library of tho British -Museum
last year. '
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