Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 52, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 31, 1891 Page: 3 of 8
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La grippe is at Palestine.
Burglars at Terrell are doing
Cottle couny will organize on
January 11. 1892.
Old rails are soiling at S5 a
cord at Cloburne.
The State Saengerfest
meet in Dallas nest May.
The Salvation Army is
holding services at Austin.
Fredericksburg has shipped
100000 pounds of pecans this lall.
Jefferson Texas is shipping
iron ore to Birmingham Alabama.
Representative J. W. Trutt of
Timpson is for Chilton for Senator-
The residence of "W. W. Mc-
Claren's at Marshal was burned
Oil has been struck at Brown
wood in sufficient quantities to
light the town.
The county attorney of Travis
county is making it decidedly
warm for lottery ticket dealers at
The Panhandle mill at Vernon
uses 1000 bushels of wheat daily
and sold last month S25000 worth
At DallaB Thursday Jno. Gard
ner received a wound from a knife
in the hands of W. J. Woodie from
which he will die.
San Saba county marble fields
will some dav bo developed and
great piles ol money will be made
remarks the News.
S. A. Preston an old and re
spected citizen of Burnett was found
dead in his yard supposea to nave
fallen from heart disease.
A street car was held up and the
driver robbed in Dallas Monday
night of S5. The passengers nor
the cash box were not disturbed.
Nellie Newman colored con-
victed at Floresville of burglary es-
caped Tuesday from the county jail
by cutting a hole through the brick
Constable Tom Hester and
Marvin Roberts were indulging in a
game of dominoes Monday morning
in the back room of a Beaton street
saloon at Corsicana when a dispute
arose in regard to a play that one or
the other made. Before the men
separated Boberts claims Hester hit
him with a pair of knucks. The men
met near the city hall about 4 o'clock
this evening and Boberts at once
took aim over his left armband fired
five shots at Hester. The latter was
not armed and as he turned and fled
one of Robert's bullets struck him
in the right leg above the knee be-
hind and went through causing a
serious flesh wound. Hester was
taked to his home and Roberts was
arrested. He gave bond for his ap-
pearance at the pieliminary trial.
A case was tried in the justice
-court at Jewett recently which
should be a warning to farmers in
signing mortgages or giving leans
-on any but printed legal forms. A
farmer well and favorably known
in that neighborhood a man of
sterling qualities bat unfortunately
who has had no education some
time ago signed a paper the purport
of which has not been fully explain-
ed. In settling up with his landlord
ie concluded to leave the latter's
place. He had sold his cotton when
the landlord demanded or claimed a
mortgage on that and other crops
and had him arrested for sellinsr
mortgaged property. After a trial
me ueienaant was Bound over in
bond of 150 which he readUy gave.
The Hon. H. M. Garwood appeared
in his behalf and some interesting
legal points will be advanced in the
case when it comes up for trial
Do not let left-over tea or coffee
.stand in tin.
The tenderest heart suffers the
Where the sunshine does not enter
the doctor must.
Man's awkwardness is about all the
originality he has.
It does not take the toper long to
drink his own health.
New York World says Mills defeat
loreshauows Cleveland s.
To remove finger marks from
hardwood door use borax.
Never butter your pie plates but
ureage tuem lightly with flour.
As long as poultry have a good
range they will select a variety.
The average lawyer has a most
feesable way of making a living.
One advantage with Pekin ducks
is that they commence to lay early.
Woman's lips soldom betray hor
but her eyes tell tho socret of her
Happiness like youth and health
is rarely appreciated until it is
When you take the bull by tho
horns be careful that ha doesn't do
Astronomers lately observed by
photography a solar disturbance
lasting fifteen minutes in which va-
pors ascended to a distance of 80000
miles the effect being attributed to
a meteoric fall upon tho sun. Prof.
Ann of Breslan has had remarkable
success in applying photography to
fix the indications of different dis-
eases of the eye. Another contribu-
tion to one of the newest depart
ments of science is Prof. Fischers
pictures or cultivations of luminous
bacteria which were photographed
by their own light the views given
evidence of the constant movement
of the tiny organisms. In Paris one
of the greatest of anthropologists
has been making by means of the
photograph a collection of the var-
ious types of mankind.
INDITinDALITr IX HIR.
One of the wonders revealed by
the microscope is that human hairs
possess a marked individuality. Not
long ago asinglo hair the evidence
in a murder case was shown Dr.
Jeserich with the request that he
determine whether it was from the
head of the supposed murderes
whoso hair was of the same color.
After examination the specialist de
cided that it was sufficiently unlike
those of the suspected man to acquit
him. The real murderer was subse
quently captured and his hairs were
found to be identical in character
with the one first examined.
ZOOLOGY IX LEGAL MEDICINE.
A curious application of zoological
facts is given by M. Fallot of Mar-
seilles. Last June some fishermen
discovered in the harber of Marseilles
a floating body in an advanced stage
of decomposition. The tissues pre
sen ted the transformation known as
saponification and with the peculiar
appearance of tho skin indicated ac
cording to standard medical au
thority that the body had not laid in
the water more than four months
and a half. The clothing yet clung
to the body however and was
coverpd with barnacles. These were
found to be of two successive
generations and as they are known
to fix themselves to floating objects
during April and May it was con-
cluded that the body had been m the
water at least thirteen months-
A German physiologist finds that
below the age of 20 there is no ma-
terial difference between the death-
rate from consumption among pris-
oners and that among the ordinary
population but between 20 and 40
the death-rate is five times as high
among prisoners as among the gen-
A method of purifying water in-
vented by Dr. Wni. Anderson and
successfully used at Antwerp con-
sists in passing the water through a
revolving cylinder containing me
tallic iron m the form of scraps or
Thos. A. Edison's fortune is esti
mated at $300000.
Ripe tomatoes will remove ink
stains from white cloth and from tho
"Take Mine" is the name of a Jap-
anese inventor of a certain king of
Speaker Crisp was born in Eng-
land while his parents were there
on a visit
There are thirty Democratic and
fourteen Republican governors in
tho United States.
"What is poetrv?" asks a contri
butes Poetry is something that is
very seldom written now-a days.
REBCHAHDT BECKER ' Co.
Carry a Pull Stock of
STAPLE And FASCY GROCERIES
WESTERN PRODUCE TOBAPO CIGARS
WO OB AND WILLOW WARE.
Orders from country morchants solicitod and given prompt attention
I PElii! hegeii r
Hfl vi biarilB? Hrr EH a
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
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.
COR. FIRST AND WEST STREETS
A full stock of Dry Goods. Groceries Hats
Shoes. Highest price paid for Country Produce.
Caps Boots and
The OPERA SALOON
traight 2-Stamp Whiskey
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 Taj lor.
T. J. aionarcli.
Chase's Barley 3Ialt.
aiaj. Paul Burlan.
Chat la Koe.
. iiusicuer .
Tour Star Cognac.
Bert & Sherry Wine.
P. S. Tho"CUBANOLA" Ciearis the best 5c Cigar on earth for whih I have
the exclusive control. Give us a call. Respectfully L. P. GRASS1IUCK.
Butte Steal Sausage Maifacterer ail Dealer ji Live Sloci.
Corner St. Charles and Quitman Streets
-Our entire line of
Consisting of Jackets Wraps
New Markets eti .
At and Below Cost
In order to close theni out. "
Also all Overcoats for Men Boys
e are overstonkfid in
FLANNEL which we now de-
E OUT AT COS!
Ever since the time of
everybody has known that pork
fat is not healthy vet we put
lard in nearly everything.
An American is known the
world over as
and even- honest physician says
frankly the grease we eat is large-
ly the cause of it.
So liable is pork to cause dis-
ease that all nations legislate re-
garding it and the demand of
the times is for
and HEALTHY FOOD.
Vegetables are universally con-
ceded to be healthy; beef is
known to be ihe healthiest meat
combine PURE sweet Cotton-
seed Oil and PURE Beef Suet
(nothing else) and the product is
which not only takes the place of
lard but is BETTER for cooking
purposes than either lard or but-
ter and ever so much cheaper.
Its manufacture is a NEW DIS-
COVERY that affects every house-
hold in the land.
Ask your Grocer for 'Cottolene'
and beware of imitations.
Manufactured only by
N. K. FAIRBANK & CO.
ST. LOUIS MO.
All orders for either Sausage or meats will receive our prompt attention
kct price paid in cash for
FAT BEEF CATTLE HOGS AXI) SHEEP
Special Prices in
Dress Goods Ginghams
Prints Domestic BedtiOkini
offer the balance of my
AT EXTREMELY LOW PEICES.
Special Sale in
Capes Eeefers and Jackets !
Prices on these
will surprise you.
early as this sale
Axes and Hatchets
COOK AND HEATING STOYES.
J. L. AMMONS
Northeast Corner Public Square
Suits and enrmenta made to urdnr ami
CAMPBELL. It. E. rENXIXGTOX
CAMPBELL & PENNINGTON.
BgiOfflce over Hebcr Stone's Bank.
Will practice in Washington and adjoin-
ing counties. Abstracts of titles carefully
S. H. GOODLKTT
Office With T. B. Bott's over Herman's
Furniture Store. Special attention given to
SAMUEL J. STYLES
Attorney - at - Law
8Jrompt attention given to all business.
Also a reduction in Boots She e
Gents Furnishing Goods
NEW YORK STORE
GQHEN BROS. Proirieiors.
East Side PnblicJScuare BSEWHM2 TSXAS.
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