Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 51, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 24, 1891 Page: 1 of 14
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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER.
VOLUME XX VI.
BRENHAM TEXAS THURSDAY DECEMBER 24 1891.
. Real Estate Affent
Office over Heoer Stone's Bank:
91)00 acres on G. C.
&S.RR.R. in Cole-
man and Runnels coun-
ties all under fence 350
m cultivation balance
in pasture good water.
Price $4 per acre easy
8000 acres two miles
from Ballinger all up-
der fence $6 per acre.
640 acres in Run-
nels county $3 per acre
640 acres in Run-
nels county 6 per acre.
640 acres 7 miles
south of Ballinger $3
320 acres 5 miles
west of Ballinger $2.50
1280 acres 12 miles
northeast of Ballinger
$3 per acre.
80 sections in Run-
and Coryell counties;
will sell in lots to suit.
64000 acres in the
counties oi Schleicher
and Sutton counties
It is my greatest ambition to undersell
any competition. My knowledge of the
dry goods business is backed by an experi-
ence of seventeen years. I think in this
length of time I ought to have leamev
something about this business. I try with
a tireless and sleepless ambition to TJndeb-
sell and whether I under-buy or not I an
determined to Undersell. I possess ;a
cilities for purchasing my goods that enable
me to sell cheaper than any other house in
Brenham and I intend to live down hart
words and scandal and like the eveninp
star stand far abovo all competition.
Talk is cheap but come to see me anr
you will certainly find I mean what I say
Yours anxious to please
JOHN G. AIKLN Pbop.
Next to II. Frank'es BRENHAM
SIGN OF THE BIG FLAG.
In the next ten days what Groceries I
ST BE SOLD!
Call and secure great bargains.
BL". O. HODDE.
J. H MEYER
STAPLE &FAHCY GBOCERIES
Shackey Building opposite Nat'l Bank
I am now selling Groceries at as close fig-
ures as any merchant in Brenham. Pay the
highest market price for Country Produce-
Thankful for past favors I solicit a continu-
ation of the same. Free delivery in city.
about Seeds. We will send
you Free our Seed Annual
ior 1092 wnicn teiis
We illlietrntf nnrl cnvp
prices in this Catalogue
Ri ever it tells
Esililla NOTHING BUT THE
AWBl ..... UIUII
Write for itfcwliy. I fg t I I
D.M.FERRy 4 CO. Detroit Mich!
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Texas has 200 varieties of wood.
W. L. Dotson of Marshal died
Mrs. Eobt. Thompson of Cald-
well died Saturday.
Palestine has shipped 10145
bales of cotton this season.
A handsome new express office
is to be erected at Palestine.
Several cases of diptheria has
made its appearance at Killeen.
A JackBon county farmer claims
to have gathered and ginned from
nine acres of land this year 12 bale3
of cotton each bale weighing from
five to six hundred pounds.
The estimated sugar crop for
Texas this year is 14000000 pounds.
The State could easily produce 1-
000000000 pounds and still have an
abundant rich bottom acreage for
cotton or nee.
The packing house at Ft Worth
has been standing idle for want of
material. This is a sad commentary
upon the lack of thrift among Texas
farmers who continue to eat meat
raised elsewhere paying for it a
price covering profit to numerous
dealers besides freight.
Jacobo Morales a prominent
citizen of Brownsville having been
missing from his ranch sometime
search was made and his body was
found pierced by bullets. It is be-
lieved that he was killed because he
knew something regarding the mur-
der of Francisco Cisneros who was
killed in the same neighborhood a
short time since.
Between 2 and 3 o'clock Mon-
day morning William Lloyd colored
shot Shew Mosely through the body
the ball entering under the right
nipple and passing through his body.
The wound is thought to be fatal.
The difficulty grew out of a settle-
ment which Lloyd claimed Mosely
owed him. The shooter was arrest-
ed Monday morning and jailed.
The premium of S100 offered by
Barney Gibbs for the best essay
proposing a plan for the investment
of permanent school funds was
awarded to Messrs. Erskine Wil-
liams of Fort Worth and T. J.
Middleton Editor of the Waxahachie
Mirror being divided between them.
The plan of Mr. Williams was to in-
vest it in loans on farm land at 10
per cent interest and that of Mr.
Middleton was to lend it to school
districts for the construction and
equipment of school houses.
A party of armed and mounted
bandits went to a house on the Pal-
mito ranch about thirty miles from
Brownsville a few nights ago and
captured the daughter of Francisco
Jaramio the train robber who was
killed last Oanuary whjle fleeing from
the sheriffs posse and endeavored
to make her tell where her father had
buried his share of the proceeds of
the robbery but failing to get any
information from her they got her
husband and while taking him to the
woods to hang him he escaped un-
hurt. Engineer Walker and Fireman
MaDonell who were injured m the
wreck of the northbound Sants Fe
passenger near Ardmore X T. Sun
day evening were brought to Gum&-
ville on a special Monday morning.
Both men are in a critical condition.
An examination discloses that none
of McDonell's bones are broken but
his injuries are internal his tounge
and throat being scalded and his
lungs affected. Walker is suffering
intense pain two of his ribs being
fractured the left leg being broken
in two places and his spine injured.
Captain Hardie in command of
troop G Third United States cavalry
who is on a scouting exneditinn
down the Rio Grand river in company
with a force of state rangers undei
Cantain McNeil and also thn mtv
marshal of Laredo and others dis
Datched a courier to Fort MRTnt.ns.li.
in Laredo calling for reinforcements
at once. Monday evening a force
oi infantry mounted on the post
band's horses numbering about
twenty-five men were ordered out.
The report comes later that Captain
Hardie and his forces hnvn hppn
surrounded by Catarina Garza's
Burleson county elected the fol-
lowing delegates to the senatorial
convention at Brenham December
29th: S. D. Martin J. W. Ragsdale
James Philp S. N. Burliff F. M.
Griffin W. J. Moore A. J. -Radford
G. W. Grant J. C. Barnett J. C.
Jones J. W. Wood J. W. Alford U.
S. Williams R. H. Morgan Sam G.
Ragsdale Geo. A. Jackson A. Y.
Compton W. M. Robinson Cyrus
Hope J. A. Bowers H. G. King
W N. Khrone and E. F. Jordon.
Delegates instructed for W. W. Sear-
cy for state senator and requesting
noinineo for senator to vote for Hon.
R. Q. Mills first last and all the time
for United States senator.
An electrical house-to house par-
cels exchange has been proposed by
a London electrician Mr. A. R. Ben-
net. A little electric railway with
two tracks one above the other
would be laid under the btreets in a
tunnel about two feet wide and three
feet high and by side tunnels would
branch into the houses of subscrib-
ers. To send a parcel a signal
would first be given the central sta-
tion for a truck. This would be
quickly received when the parcel
would be placed upon it and the
truck returned to the central station
to be dispatched from there to the
subseriber designated. The truck
would be unloaded automatically a
bell signalling the parcel.
The production of positive photo-
graphs direct from the camera has
been announced in Germany this
markable result being secured by
adding small quantities of a substi-
tuted sulpho urea to the developer.
Successful trials were made with
aliyl and phenyl sulpho-urea added
to eikonogen; but sulpho-urea itself
while acting similarly gave unsatis-
In a fire extinguishing system
the building is provided with a
chemical reservoir from which pipes
lead to a jar of acid near the ceiling
of each room. The jar also con-
tains a cartridge connected with an
open circuit battery. The thermom-
eter in each room is set at any de-
sired point say 80 and in case
of fire tho1 jnercury rises to that
point and closes the electric circuit.
This explodes the cartridge a valve
drops the chemicals are precipita-
ted into the room and the number
of the room is signalled. This ar-
rangement is supplemented by a se-
ries of -dry pipes and in case the
chemicals fail to put out the fire
the room can be flooded with water
by turning a cock on the outside of
SCIENTIFIC HOBSE TRAINING.
Not the least curious of recent ap
plications of science is the use of
spectacles for the production of
high-stepping horses. The spec
tacles designed and first made by a
London firn. of opticians consist of
eye-enclosing frames of stiff leather
and deep concave glasses of large
size. They cause the ground in
front of the horse to appear raised
and he accordingly steps high. Per-
sistence in the use of the spectacles
on young animals is said to give won-
derful results. It is suggested that
spectacles are also often desirable
for correcting the vision of horses
and that certain vices such as shy-
ing which isgenerally due to short
sight might be cured by means of
Many savage tribes constantly use
without harm the flesh of animals
killed with Jjoisoued weapons; and
in recent investigations with animals
killed by various poisons such as
strychine tartarized antimony and
eserine the flesh was found to be
of impaired flavor and to produce
no ill effects.
A boring at Brohl on the Rhine
has been worked for carbonic acid
for 50 years but its supply is now
failing on account of the opening of
eight other borings which are now
in operation near it.
Wednesday night at about 8
o'clock Mrs. J. A. Jones wife of city
marshal of Hubbard city was suf-
fering with toothache and used
laudanum and cocaine to ease the
pain. Not being well acquainted
with the drug she took an overdose
and died from its effects in forty-five
No fiddler ever gets tired of his
A ward of the tax-payers An of-
Russell Sage's office is now closed
In heavy ballast- beer drank by a
big base ball player.
Fine rains fell in all parts of
Texas the past week.
Of the twelve largest citie3 in the
world three are in Japan.
If the world were full of abundance
it would not be worth much.
When some men pay their teacher
they feel as though they were paying
a gas bill.
The man who does his best in the
place he now has is nnUiis way to a
better plarje. '
WashtWe hands in cider vinegar
before retiring. It will make them
soft and sinootb.
To remove grease stains from chil-
dren's clothing wash it out while
fresh with alcohol.
The Bank of England which is
the great depository of bullion in the
realm holds at ordiniiry times iu its
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
ft X &
To the horrors of the famine in
Russia has been added a small-pox
Miles' .fcerTe andJLiver Pills
Act on a new unncinie reculatins the
liver stomach and bowels through the
nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles' Pills
speedily cure biliousness bad taste torpid
liver piles constipation. Unequaled for
men women children. Smallest mildest
surest! 60 doses 25 cts. Samples free at
Jos. Tristram's drup store.
Age knows what is ahead: youth
For OTer Fifty Tears
Mas. "Winslows booTHTSQ bTKXTP has been
used for over fifty years by millions of
mothers for their children while teething
with perfect success. It soothes the child
softens the gums allays all pain cures wind
colic ana is the best remedy tor uiarrnoea.
It will relieve the poor little sufferer imme-
diate'y. Sold by druggists in every parrt of
the world. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be
sure and ask lor .Mrs. "Winslow's Soothing
Syrup" pud take no other kind.
A steam pottery will be establish-
ed at Red House Ky. where clay
has recently been discovered.
LaGrippe Once More.
Marsden's Pecforal Balm is an unfailing
cure for this dread disease. Begin using the
Balm immediately upon discovering the
presence of the disease. It never fails to
Iowa Kansas Illinois Nebraska
and Missouri produce fully one-
half of the corn crop of the United
Tlie Greatest Strike.
Among the great strikes that of Or
Miles in discovering his 2Jew Heart Curt
has proven itself tobe one of the most im-
portant. The demand for it has become as-
tonishing. Already the treatment of heart
disease is being revolutionized and many
unexpected cures effected. It soon relieves
short breath fluttering pains in side arm
shou Mor w eaE and hungry spell oppres-
sion swelling ot ankles smothering and
heart dropsy. Dr. Miles' book on Heart and
Nervous Diseases free. The unequaled
New Heart Cure is sold and guaranteed by
Jos. Tristram agent also his Restorative
Nervine for headache fits sprees hot
flashes nervous cbuls. opium hahit etc.
A non-union band the wedding
ring worn by a divorced woman.
In winter more exercise is required tor tne
body than in summer.
Wear warm underclothing; material ol
open texture is preferable.
Avoid cat.hmg cold but should you de
velop a cough take immediate steps to get rid
The most effective remedy for cousbs or
colds is Marsden's Pectoral Balm ; it is pleas
ant to take aiid never fails to cure.
Ask vour druggist for it and don't be per
suaded to take any other instead.
Texas may 3 et rival Georgia in
the peanut industry.
Don't worry your friends and family with
that worn and faded appearan;e. Get a
buttle of Creole Female Tonic It will
change your palhd cheeks to the rosy hue of
m 9 m
Charles Hutton of Dallas who
some time ago shot W. H. Clark
plead guilty and was given 2 years.
Suear Chill Cure Is a sate and pleasant
remedy for Chills and Fever perfectly taste-
less. Sold on a guarantee. Don't fail to
try it at Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.
The country about Laredo bids
fair ere long to oecome a great
grape country. With the aid of a
thorough system of irrigation it
might be made a veritable France.
Chase's Barley Malt Whisky is free from
all trace ol Verdigris or other impurity.
Beinir rich and nutritious it builds up the
feeble and the consumptive. Sold by L. F.
Graves Miller's residence at
Denison was burned Monday. Loss
BROwys mox urn-Ens almaxao
Contains One Hundred Recipes for mak-
ing delicious Candy cheaply and quickly
atnome. This book is given away at drug
and general stores.
M. L. Haye's residence at San
Antonio was burned Monday.
A IIUSUAXD'S MISTAKE.
Husbands too often permit wives ar
parents their children to suffer trorn hc.-.d
ache dizzine-s neuralgia sleeplessness tit1-
nervousness when by tho use vt Dr. Mi' o
Kestorative iNervino such serious rebuilt
could easily be prevented. Druggets every
where sav it gives universal sali-faction. nd
has an immense sale. Woodworth & Co.
of Fort Wavne In.i.; now & Co. ol
Svracuse 3." Y.; J. C Vlf Hil'sdale
Mich.; and hundreds ot others say "It is the
greatest teller they ever knew." It contain-
no opiates. Trial bottles and fine book on
.Nervous Diseases free at Jos. Tristram'i
U. S. Gov't Report Aug. 17 1889
At Corsicana Monday night Fred -Manning
shot and probably fatally
wounded Geo. Bates both "colored.
Three balls took effect. Manning
ordered Bates to cease committing
a nuisance and upon his refusal he
BradBeld's Female Regulator
should be used by the young woman she
who suffers from any disorder peculiar to her
sex and at change of life is a powerful tonic;
benefits all who use it. Sold by all druggists
Mr. J. TL Burr of Eagle Pass
says that 100 followers of Garza the
filibuster are camped" within thirty-
five miles of Encinaland that Garza
was not with them. He thinks that
they were run out of Mexico and
found refuge on this side of the
Savanxah. Ga.April26 1SS9.
Having used three bottlesf'oCjP. P. P. for
impure blood and general- weakness -imd
having derived grsat benefits- .rom thesame
having gained 11 pounds in weight-lit four
weeks. I take great 1 leisure in recommending
it to sll unfortunales like Yours truly
Office of-J. JJ. McElroy Druggist
Orlando Ffcu April 20 iSgi. j
Messrs. Liopmann Bros.. Savannah Ga
Dear Sirs I sold three bottles of P. P. P.
large size yesterday and one bottle small
The P. P. P. cured my wife of rheuma ism
winter before last. I' came back on her the
past winter and a half bottle the $i size
relieved her again and she has not had a
sjmptom since. Yours respectluliv -
j. x. Mcelroy.
Savannah Ga. March 17 IS91.
Messrs Lippman Bros. Savannah Ga.:
Dear Sirs I have suffered from rheuma-
tism for a long time and did not find a cure
until I found P. P. P. which completely cured
me. Yours truly ELIZA F. JONES.
A P. Childs chairman of the
shareholders' committee has pur-
chased the property of tho Denison
manufacturing company in the inter-
est of contributing shareholders
Bonds will be issued to complete tbe.
equipment of the cotton mill and to
provide a working capital. An ami-
cable adjustment has been made with
Liquors I Liquors I Liquors I
Just received one car load liquors
consisting of Alcohol brandy gin
blackberry brandy whiskey all
grades in barrels halt barrels
and in 5 and 10 gallon kegs.
Wholesale Liiqnor Dealer.
Doing wrong always kills some
thing good in your own soul.
Cotton Seed Wanted
The Brenham Compress Oil and
Manufacturing Company will pay
for the next thirty days S6.50 per
ton for cotton sieed delivered at
FOE CHRISTMAS :
Just received a fine assortment
of Oranges Cocoanuts Brazil
Nuts Almonds Fancy Candies
firecrackers Preserves Jellies
etc. Call while the stock is com-
plete. H. JFISHER.
Corn Oats Rye Bran
Hay Bust Proof Texas Seed Oats
Seed Barley. All fresh goods.
Eeadily cured by the use of Mor-
No medicine to take.
No washes to use.
Pleasant to inhale.
A positivo euro.
For sale bv
Liprs! Liprei Lips
Just rocoived two car loads li-
quors consisting of Brandies Gins
Blackbery Brandy French Cog-
nac Whiskey all grades in bar-
rels halt barrels and 10 and 5 gal-
lon kegs. F. JIrentzijn
Wholesale Liquor Dealer.
LIPOSS at REDUCED PRICES
On account of tho low prices otTsre ' fo t
cotton and the scarcity of monr-y I no v
otter my entire stock of liquo s c " rediii I
ratos. Liquors h rctoforo sll lit S2 pr
gallon now :old at &1.10; that oln
S2.50 now S2; for S3 now S2.60; the
liquors at 53.0. Al'J
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