Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 51, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 24, 1891 Page: 9 of 14
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San Angelo has abolished her
The Southwest Silver Conven-
tion is in se3ion at EI Paso.
The telegraphers strike haB
ended the strikers gaining their
All West Texas has been blessed
tvith good rains which were much
A. store house and the postof-
fice at Valley Mills burned Wednes-
Burnett & Mulkey have just
closed a meeting at Lockhart with
over 100 conversions.
At West Wednesday night
burglars entered the store of Cog-den-Bros
and carried off $75 worth
Judge B. W. Byrnes a promi-
nent attorny of Sau Angelo was held
up while on his way to the depot at
Tuesday morning at Bracken-
ridge Davis Flynn shot and killed
his brother-in-law John Catspy.
The shooting was the result of fauii-
lv trouble. Both men are highly re-
spected. Flynn was arrested.
S. Wedgman was arrested Wed-
nesday at San Antonio on a charge
of forging the name of Andress
Ochoa to a check for $125 on Gold-
frank Frank & Co. which was drawn
by Joseph Carie and which check
Ochoa lost on October fJ4.
Mrs. J. D. Parker who lived
three miles east of Grandview was
burned so badly Tuesday that she
died in the evening and was buried
Wednesday. Her clothes caught
from the fire and buried off before
Any assistance could reach her.
Xews reached Jacksboro Wed-
nesday morning that Jim Fardin
was killed Tuesday night by Jim
and John Jackson at a dance about
twelve miles southeast of there.
Hardin was shot twice. Deputy
Sheriff Maggard left at once for the
arrest of the Jacksons
Smallpox has been discovered
on two ranches very near the town
of cactus which is on the Interna-
tional and Great Northern railway
half way between San Antonio and
Laredo. Cactus will be quarantined.
In Cotulla there have been eight
deaths from the disease. Niue cases
liave been discovered and ten are un-
der treatment. It is not spreading.
About 7 o'clock Tuesday even-
ing at Wharton a telegram informed
Sheriff Dickson that Frank Sparks
had killed O. G. Delmore and Ben-
ton Duke at East Bernard and to
look out for Sparks as he was at-
tempting to escape. Late Tuesday
night Sparks came into town and
gave himself up to Sheriff Dickson.
The details of the killing are not
known in full.
The city government of San An-
gelo is now a thing of the past. The
suit to abolish the incorporation
which has been consuming nearly
two days was decided by District
Judge J. W. Simons Tuesday abol-
ishing the incorporation on the
grounds that the city limits em
braced too much territory There
are over 10000 worth of bonds
outstanding held by parties in New
York. An effort will probablv be
made within a short time to re incor
porate the city but it will likely be
met with a strong opposition.
Frank Sparks B. B. Duke and
O. H. Delno became involved in a
difficulty in Wharton county in which
both Duke and Delno were shot and
instantly killed by Sparks with a
double-barreled shotgun. Imme
diately after the killing Sparks got
on his horse and left and we under-
stand went to Wharton and gave
himself up to the deputy sheriff.
When the news of tfio killing
reached Eagle Lake Joe. if.
Duke the father of B. B. Duke
armed himself and went hastily to
tho bloody scene and soon after his
arrivil got into a difficulty with
JauiiH Doolun and after shooting
Djolan in the arm with a pistol was
himself shot through th6 bowels by
Doolan with the same gun so effec-
tually used by Sparks. From the
effects of this wound Mr. J. M. Duke
clied. Doolan has been arrested hy
trio sheriff of Wharton county.
' TCi9 following patents have been
gra nted Texans :
"V Feather strip Joshua T. Brown
and "W. T. Garrett Bollinger.
Li.gnite fuel Albert Edelman
Ani7nal trap James H. Edwards
Swinging chair Julius Elier Cle-
burne. Bed 1 bottom Walter H. Lightfoot
Fort Worth. b
Plow attachment Emanuel M.
.Miller J? nirheld.
Cotton chopper Columbus It
xiaius anc i ji. ijanier (Jarter.
WindmiUl tower J. H. Walton j
Strap fa stener Wi liam J. Webb i
Sabine Pas is.
ujre sir euoy Jesse H. Wilson.
Bumor can wreck a bank as well
as a reputation.
All the world's a stage and it's
full of bad actors.
An ice bill may be cool but it is
not always collected.
Friendship lasts longer than love
and is more reliable.
Some charming women never grow
older in years only in looks.
Dead men tell no tales but their
biographers weave romances.
Meddlesome people never have
medals struck in their honor.
A man who will not get scared on
some occasions lacks good sense.
Some of the men who go to tho
devil are a long time getting there.
Most people's idea of forgiveness
of sin is the privilege to go on sin-
ning. A woman can win a man's love
without trying but she can't keep it
Thirty of the forty states of the
Union are presided over by demo-
Dried fish was formerly and is
still to some extent a medium of ex-
change in Iceland.
Gold has been found in the moun-
tains north of Tulashka Homma L
T. and the find is said to be rich
A cubic foot of newly fallen snow
weighs 5 1-2 pounds and has twelve
times the bulk of an equal weight of
Thirty per cent. of all the women
of the United States are working fer
a living an increase of 9 per cent
When merely eating an ice or
other slight reireshment between
dances it is not necessary to take off
The mussels found in the Sugar
river Wisconsin last summer pro-
duced pei.rls having an aggregate
value of 8100000.
A fossil crab of one of tho species
existing at the present time was re-
cently found in the rocks of the
Hudson river tunnel.
He Do you think long engage-
ments are the best? She Oh I
don't know. Several short ones are
lots nicer to my mind.
W. A. Keith of Buchanan Ga.
has found a hard Hint stone in the
heart of a solid pine tree. How the
stone got there is a mystery. .
A Tin Cup (A. T.) hen recently
swallowed a pack of toy torpedoes
and since then she has laid it is
said a cracked epg every day.
Miss Merrill a Chicago school
teacher is in trouble because she in
sists on sending home boys who eat
onions before comiog to school.
Mr. A. S. Treadwell concludes
that the souring of milk is but
slightly quickened during thunder-
storms and that the effect is not
due to the ozone generated but
probabty to the more rapid growth
of bacteria occasioned by the warm
sultry atmosphere usually accompa-
nying such storms.
But few people know how to
blow out a candle. When a candle
is blown out a very disagreeable
odor fills the room. This is very
easily prevented. If you blow up-
ward the wick will not smoulder
the bad smell Is avoided and when
you want to ignite it again the wick
will be found sufficiently long.
9 Ilaeblns Jlcy
Liverpool Bnc Jan. 25 1SS7
" When subjected to a tempera-
tnro decidedly higher than Is
necessary for cooking. It shows no
tendency to become rancid discol-
ored cr decomposed; nor does It
cvolvo unplcasnnt odors when so
heated as Is the case with many
other cooking oils and fats with
which I have compared it; and
further it can bo used repeatedly
Its flavor odor and color are very
satisfactory and these are retained
after subjection to a high cooking
Practical trials made with it
prove that It Is a -very superior
article for frying fish potatoes
kidneys etc. and for similar cook-
ing purposes; foods cooked in it
retaining all their own natural
flavor uncontamlnated with any-
thing objectionable from the cook-
ing medium and there appears to
be nothing in It or developed by its
use that can in any way provo
objectionable to the most delicato
It may also be used with advant-
age as n substitute for butter and
other fats in making pastry and
as compared with the welent of
cakes the quantity cf it used is
very much less."
A. Xobmax Tate F.l.C.F.C.S.ie.
Is Manufactured only by
N. K. FAIRBANKS CO..
St. Louis Mo.
led for sale by all FIntcIaM Groctrs.
Hebxr Stone President.
E. Ruciixrdt 2d Vico President-
First National Bank Brenham Texas.
Capital and Surplus &172 500.00.
MRS. S. F. KNOELKE HENRY HODDE A. WANGEMANN
E. REICHARDT C. A. EJJGELKE 31RS. A. XI. GIDDIXGS.
HEBER STONE H. K. HARRISON.
Accounts of Farmers Merchants and business men generally ro
I offer tho
Special Sale in
Cloaks Capes Reefers and Jackets !
Prices on these goods will surprise you.
Come early as this sale is limited.
The OPERA SALOON
Straight 2-Stamp Whiskey
"Wines Brandies and Cigars.
FOK THE HOLIDAYS and all other occasions I guarantee the following articles to
be equal to any of their kind in the market.
Old Kentucky Taylor.
T. J . 3f onurch.
Chae llarley Malt.
3Iaj Paul llurlnn.
Chat la l:i-e.
P. S. TI:c"CUIU:XOLA'' Crar is the
the exclusive control. Give us a call.
BntGher Steim Sa&sap Mactw ani Dealer in Live Slock.
Corner St. Charles and Quitman Streets
All orders for either Sausage or meats will receive our prompt attention. Highest mar-
ket price paid in cath for
FAT BEEF CATTLE HOGS AND SHEEP.
We intend to make a change in our business
by January 1st 1892 and in order to reduce
our stock by that time offer our well selected
stock of CLOTING SHOES and GENTS
AT ACTUAL COST !
We have in store one of the finest lines of
Clothing ever placed on the market and those
desiring Clothing Shoes or Furnishings will
be amply repaid by calling on us.
1 v& 1 fi
Carry a Full Stock of
STAPLE And FAPJQY CROC-ERIE?
WESTERN PRODUCE TOBAPO CIGARS
WOOD AND WILLOW WARM.
Orders from country morchants solicited and given prompt attention
Fall and Winter Goods!
Wo have now in Stock an elegant line of Dress
Goods in all the new st3'les of Wool Fabrics with
trimmings to match.
LARGE LIKE OF MEN'S YOUTHS AND CHILDREN CLOTHING.
Stetson Hats all shapes. C. P. and other popular
makes of Corsets.
Our Line of Carpets
navoi nst received a Jarge shipment oi the popular
John Kelly Ladies Misses und Children Shoes.
O. A. Exoelke 1st Vice President
H. 1". Harrison Cashier.
balance of my
Four Mar Cognac.
lert A: Mierry Wine.
best 5fe Cigar on earth for whhh I have
KespecVully L F. GRASSMUCK.
is ITow Complete.
Our entire line of
New Markets etc.
In orcjer to close
Also alLOvercoats for Men
We are overstocked in RED
FLANNEL which we now de-
CLOSE OUT AT COST.
Special Prices in K
Dress Goods Ginghams
Prints Domestic Bedtieking
Also a reduction
Gents Furnishing Goods
NEW YORK 8TO
in Boots Shoes.
East Side Public Scuare
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