Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 52, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 31, 1891 Page: 2 of 8
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The Weekly Banner.
J. G. ItANKIlf Proprietor.
Vhursday December 31st 1891.
Secretary Tracy says he does not
anticipate any war with Chili-
With which party in the approach-
ing con-paign will" the mugwumps
The Basses wishes its thousands
of readers at home and abroad a
merry christians and a happy new
The nephew of Minister Egan's is
accused of seducing the 12-ycar-old
daughter of the lady he was about
Hon. John Ireland the "Sage of
Seguin' is being groomed for gov-
ernor. Mr. Ireland has many in-
fluential followers in Texas.
Ex-Ministei: MRciER of Montreal
Quebec is said to have stole a million
six hundred thousand dollars which
he covered up by calling it special
Under McKinley beer costs the
retailer just about a dollar a barrel
more than it did before. Every
siloonkeupiir must pay that part of
lis Jornior profits for the support of
Mcl.inley and the Republican ma-
chine. The united forces of two Repub-
lics chasiner Garza and a small band
of revolutionists back and forth
anross the Rio Grande presents an
amusing spectacle and the fact of
their inability to capture inn. seems
The Bishop of Liverpool has for
bidden the gran ing permission to
lavmen to read prayers in cnurcnes
It is believed this prohibition is
directed against Mr. Gladstone who
read prayers in Liverpool last Sun
day as he is accustomed to do in
the parish church at Hawarden.
-.'he czar's famous minister M. do
Giers is now in bad health suffer
ing from the painful disease that
carried off the last emperor of the
French and with his decline in
phvsical vigor there has developed
in him it is said a notewoity in-
disposition to precipitate a war in
One of the men who helped to
save the life of the Czarovitch of
Russia hist year has become so de-
moralized by good fortune tuat he
lias )een summoned several times
into court. The brave but weak
Japanese receives an annual pension
of $1000 from the Russian govern-
ment and a small sum yearly from
The exports of breadstuffs for the
eleven months ended Nov. 30 1891
amounted in value to 8194077607
against $126719160 for the same
period in 1890 and the exports of
beef hegs and dairy products for
eieven months ended Nov. 30 1891-
were S108829919 as compared with
$118196027 for the same time in
Thi: Chippewa Indian Conimis-
sioueys have at last been successful
in inducing the Indians to accept
the pi o visions of the Nelson bill and
about 4000000 acres of land in
Northern Minnesota will soo-i be
open to settlement. The Fond du
Lac reservation which is included in
these negotiations is almost entirely
pine land and of excellent quality.
... i ..
A minister arrived at the savings
bank in Skowhegan Mich. a few
minutes too late to have a check
cashed and he explained to the
Sunday school children for whose
use the money was intended that
the bank could not furnish the
cash. The children of course told
their parents who told everybody
else and there was a run on the
bank the next day.
The death is announced ;r Gull-
ford Coan. of Daniel Hand in the
ninety-first year of his age Mn
Hand it will be remembered gave
$1000000 to the American Mission-
ary Association for the education of
colored people in the South. He
made his fortune in Savanah Ga.
In his will large sums are left to
r jlatives The residue of his estate
vill be given to the Daniel Hand
educational fund. The estate is
valued at over half a million dollars.
His wife and children have been
dead many years.
The latest advices from Honolulu
state that "Sister"' Rose Gertrude
otherwise known as Miss Fowler
the young Englishwoman who went
to tuo Sandwich Islands about
eighteen months ago to minister to
the lepers and whose services were
refused has married Dr. Lutz a
physician whom she met at the leper
colony. Miss Fowler 'isited New
York in February 1890 en routo
for the Sandwich Islands. She was
clothed in tho habit of a Sister of
the Third Order of St. Francis
which in tho Catholic church can bo
worn by persons living in the world
who simply adhere to certain regu-
ations as to religious practices.
r.V" AMERICAN' .NOTES.
In view of the prospect of the
Pan American ultimately coming to
Brenham whatever is being done on
this road is more or less interest to
this section and from the Victoria
Advocate we cull a few notes about
it. The Pan American's initial are
P. A. Push Ahead!
The surveyors have established
their chief camp in the eastern sub-
urbs. The graders were considerably de-
layed by the rains but they are
once more ac work and are pushing
things with a vim.
Contractor Barrett received 1G
large wheel scrapers Wednesday
and with this addition to his forces
he will be able to push things.
The surveyors are cross-sectioning
as rapidly as possiblo and as fast as
the cross sections are finished the
graders take their positions along
The comparative distance from
New York to the City ot Mexico by
the various lines now in operations
is as follows :
From New York to City of Mexico
via El Paso (Mexican Central)
3649 miles ; via Eagle Pass (Mexi-
can Inter-National) 3210 miles ; via
Laredo (Mexican National Na.
290S miles ; via Victoria and Browns-
ville by the Pan-American route
This gives the Pan-American Rail-
way the advantage of 1019 miles
less than Mexican Central Route via
El Paso 5S0 miles less than Mexi
can Inter-National Route via Eagle
Pass ; 278 miles less than Mexican
National Route via Laredo. The
Mexican National (via Laredo) be-
ing a narrow gauge road with
heavy mountain grades cannot be
considered as a competitor with the
Pan-American Railway which runs
through a comparatively open coun-
try with light grade and easy curva-
tures which enables this route to
obtain a high rate of speed with
perfect safety thus saving twenty-
four hours time for passenger and
forty-eight hours for freight over
any of the other lines. Establishing
the Pan-American Route gives this
country the shortest and greatest
intercontinental road between the
United States and the City of Mexi
co and the South and Central Amer
On January 1 next the Weather
Bureau of the Department of Agri-
culture will make a change in its
system of publishing weather fore
casts which will make them more
useful to the public than they are at
present. As now published the pre
dictions are somewhat belated those
published in the morning papers be-
ing for a period which has nearly
half expired and those appearing in
the evening papers beinp still less
valuable. This is owing to the
Hours at which the observations are
made 8 a. m. and 8 p. m. It is pro-
posed from January 1 on to make
the predictions in each case cover
the tinie until midnight of the next
day so that the predictions printed
in the morning papers will appear
early in the day to which they ap-
ply and those priutedin the evening
papers will be for the day after.
Under this system the public will be
informed of the expected weather on
the evening before and an improved
forecast will be given the next morn-
ing if an improvement is needed.
Long-range predictions also will be
encourageed to a greater extent than
As mant as 20000 of the natives
of Japan have left their country
this year to seek fortune elsewhere.
Japanese colonies are now flourish-
ing in the Caroline Bonin and Lad-
rone islands of the Pacific ocean.
The government of Japan has re-
cently established a bureau of emi-
gration and it has already received
notices from the governments of
Mexico Canada and Australia that
Japanese artisans and farmers will
be welcomed in these countries. It
is probable that the outflow of pop-
ulation from Japan next year will
far surpass that of any previous
This storj- is told of ex-Senator
Edmunds: Soon after he hung out
his shingle tho senior Edmunds had
some litigation with a neighbor in
wlncli little money but considerable
temper was involved and he did not
consult or retain his son but secured
a prominent attorney. The defence
regarding his case as a lost cause re
tained young Edmunds who success-
fully prosecuted and won the case
decidedly to his father's chagrin.
An exchange says : It is said that
hay is offered for sale at one dollar
per ton in tho Indian Territory.
ith hay in tho .Nation at one dollar
per ton ond cattle in Texas at from
livo dollars to eight dollars per head
what's to prevent people with
money nerve and brains from mak-
ing a fortune. Even a newspaper
man could embarks in the cattle
business under such favorable cir-
cumstances as this.
The Garza revolution down on
the Rio Graudo is waxing warmer
and the insurgeant seems to be hard
to capture. He now has about 300
and they seem to bo lighters from
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and prttcribfl It with prtt. uUirrt!on for tb. carta of ail
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fc.r.nic u-orr. uu - rauwa m nr.L.cm iit.
la DtMUM. Ecseiaa- Chronic f flm.lt Cipl7uittJir
crll Poison TttUr Scald Head ate etc
r. r r. u a. tw ttoi loaif ana aa arctu.-t -portlier.
uudiDf op tne ijritetn rapiuty.
LtdU. wbota intern art potionad and wbot blood It in
aa Impart od1Uoa a to tapitraal Irrtg-IarUlgi. ara-
pec-liirlj &ne.teit)ytt wo7rfiiitoaTanii blood-
cla.lsK propertW of F. P. P. Prickly Aih Poki Boot
LIPPHAN BEOS. Proprietors
Druggists Uppman's Block SAVANNAH Gj
Jos. Tristram agent for above medicine.
Jos. Tristram Agent for above medicine.
W. H. ELDRIDGE
Main Street Brenham Texas.
Fresh Citron Currants
Orange Peel Lemon Peel
Figs Dried Grapes
Pigs Feet Tripe Mackerel
Codfish Bnttcr Lima Navy Beans
Black-eye Scotch and Lady Peas
Sweet Mixed Sour Salt Dill and
Mangol Pickles. Cakes and crack-
ers. Free and prompt delivery.
W. H. ELDRIDGE.
Old Finney Building.
A LARGE LOT OF
APPLES I ORANGES
IiV THE 1SAKKKL 15y the Box or Less.
FANCY .. CANDIES
(Fron 12 to 75c per pound).
Walnuts Herts Brazil lints
LARGE BUNCH RAISINS.
These Goods Hare to be Sold.
J. H. QUEUE'S
HIGHER COTTON PRICES
Would mate better trade In order
that we rca dispose of our large
re have decided to cut the price ileum
3--2 ?3 t0!7
!-. -.-. n.nMnir In ll'nnil ami Irnn I-' iii-ae
Wagons Wooden Carts. Toys Folding wiups
-..1 4.1: .ntU tt-Animr Tnliloa Pirtll nnrl ltnltt
U vuj aitiuir iiuuu Mrv .-v.- .... ..
Carriages Kocklng Ilorees Iron Velocipedes.
ulna iricvciri ueu.iai jiuujt- i uuikiiiu
Good. Malionerj . Jewelry Kegulai Toys and
Noeltie. some gooas are aom lor
lc 2c 3c 4c up to 109!)c
Come and see our goods and learn our
prices before buying elsewhere. We will
please you as ell in prices and quality.
Enooti & Schawe.
Contractor and Builder
Estimates furnished and contracts taken for
all kinds of Brick and Stone work. Job work
and repairint; given special attention.
To be found at F. 'W. Wood's Lumber Yard
I e I 1 O Jl i
And you should not fail to observe the day and make it one of joy and happiness
for yourself and those that are near and dear to you by remembering theiu with a nice
and appropriate present something that they can keep and cherish always and in
anticipation of younvishes I have Jai in the finest and best selections and the . . . .
Latest Novelties in the Jewelry Line
that ft has ever been your privilege to examine consisting of
Holiday Birthday and Wedding Presents
For both young and old and at prices to suit all purses.
Tou should not fail to call and see these elegant presents before making your purchases
For nearly a quarter of a century have we been serving the public and our motto of
"FAIR DEALINGS AND HONEST GOODS"
Has Avon for us the confidence of the people who want to
GET WHAT THEY PAY FOR.
"We guarantee everything to be exactly as represented. My prices to be in compe-
tition with all legitimate competitors.
To those whom we have not had the pleasure of serving I ask you to give me a call.
R. E. GRABER The Jeweler
WEST SIDE COURT HOUSE SQUARE.
Headquarters for something
just in receipt of some novelties
Handsomo Hearts and Ties Suk vests ana umbrellas; in laot ovorytning new ana nice usuany Kepi in a
First-Class Gent's Furnistiiug Goods house.
Those Ten Dollar Suits that everyone said were such big bargains
STJOH B REGAINS
EVERYTHING IN MY STORE
WILL BE REDUCED IN PRICE FR0IV1 NOWON
lTOTE REDUCTIONS :
I' Mv27 50 Suits Reduced to
My 22 50 Suits Reduced to
Mv IS 50 Suits .Reduced to
Mv 15 00 Suits Reduced to
Everything clso in proportion.
in order to do so.
In the nest ten days what Groceries I
EVSUST BE SOLD!
Call and secure great bargains.
EC. C. HODDB.
Heart Shingles Windows Doors
Brick Limo and Ceraont
Gonuinc Gliddon Fence Wire
The Brenham Weekly Bansee and
Texas Farm and Eanch one year for
ZDCO-T'T EOI(3-E? THAT
IS ALMOST HEREJN
nice to stive to your Father your
in the way of nico Silk Suspenders all shades ; Silk Handkerchiefs
TVERB ItfEVER OPEERED I BRENHAM.
1 must reduce my stock and will irom now on make very close sale s
Having purchasod the above named Saloon of Mr. W. H.
Murphy I respectfully solicit a continuation of tho liberal
pacronago heretofore oxtonded promising to keep up its wel'
earned reputation of being headquarters for straight liquor?
fine wines and cigars.
Choice 5"aailY Q-roceries.
Wines Liquors Tobacco; Oigars Crockery and Glassware
GEABER BUILDING BEENHAM TEXAS.
ZSrOrdors for Keg or Bottled Boor
in all parts 01 tno cuy ireo 01 cnurgo.
S L23 !
Brother or your Sweetheart. I am
:..... $17 50
W. J. LEMFS
promptly filled. Goods delivored
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