Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 1, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 7, 1897 Page: 8 of 8
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The Weekly Banner.
T. G. IMSKISi Proprietor.
Brcnliaru Thursday Jan. 7 1S97.
Justice Court was in session at
A gkeat many people swore off
-Tvkile some resorted to plain quit-
Tue New Year came in with a
dreary drizzle and a suggestion of
Ai.ex. Wyat colored was placed
in jail Saturday on a capias pro fine
oxecuted by Constable Burch.
Tax first chattel mortgage for the
jear 1697 was filed for record in
the county clerk's office Saturday.
Accounts of damage by high
Trator will follow closely on the
lioels of complaints about the long
ALiTE telegram from Hempstead
Saturday night announced Mr. T. J.
$hapard resting easy and apparently
Ic O. Geai received a fine quar
er of venizon Friday sent by his
-son Charles who is Christmasing
A hot box delayed the south-
iound Santa Fe a short time Satur-
day evening and necessitated chang-
ing engines at this place.
SUICIDE AT YOAKUM.
Toe juvenilis members ofBren-
ham society enjoyed a social at the
residence of Mrs. Lula Bobbins
How Tear's evening.
Mr. R. A. Stuckert. Well Known in Bren
ham Takes His Own Life.
llr. T. A. Low Sr. received a
telegram from Yoakum Saturday
conveying the sad announcement of
Mr. K. A..Stuckert's tragic death.
The telegram was from Mr. Stuck-
ert's bookkeeper and read as fol-
lows: "Come at once. Mr. Stuckert has
The manner of his death or the
cause assigned for the self-destruction
are purely speculative. He has
been a sufferer from Bright's dis-
ease for some time and the rash act
was probably committed in a fit of
despondency induced by his afflic
Mr. Stuckert was a former resi
dent of Brenham and has numerous
relatives and friends in the city who
will receive the news of his death
with many regrets and whose hearts
will be touched with tenderesfc sym
pathy for his bereaved wife and
Mr. Low left for Yoakum on the
5 o'clock train this morning.
The remains will be Bhipped to
this place for interment and will be
met by a committee of Knights of
Pythias of which order Mr. Shuck-
ert was a useful member.
Tisitobs from Navasota Saturday
xcported a rise of eight feet in the
JSrazos river with prospects of the
-water getting much higher.
Toe business of collecting bills
embraced the principal transactions
Saturday by reason of the excessive
xain buyers were Tery scarce.
The official count of the votes
polled at the November election
shows that the enormous number
of 13SSS762 voters assisted in sav-
ing the country.
The inconveniences of slippery
streets and impassable roads will be
more than balanced by the corn and
-cotton for which the heavy rains are
5 ftvingthe way. i
G. Meisterhaxs an erstwhile boot
and eboe maker of the city has gone
io parts unknown that bourne from
whence so many of his ilk never
xeturn. His departure is deeply re
gretted by several heavy holders of
his "I. 0. U.'s."
JJkv. J. T. Bitowxixa engaged in a
spirited controversy with an obstrep-
erous bovine recently in which he
came out second best and is carry-
ing his left hand in a sling as a re
sult of getting it mashed between
Iho cow and the barn.
Tin: funeral of Mrs. Louise
Wallace took placo ct Prairie Lea
Cemetery at 11 a. m. Saturday Bev.
33. P. Aewsom conducting the ob
sequies. A drenching rain that
began about the time the funeral
cortege started to the cemetery
greatly inconvenienced the assem-
blage and necessitated 'shortening
iho sad services to a considerable
CARD OF THANKS.
In behalf of his mother Mrs. A
3tL Giddinge and other relatives I
desire to extend heartfelt thanks to
tho good people of Washington
'Waller and Austin counties who so
generously donated their services in
searching for Cbas. Giddings dur-
ing his late disappearance assuring
ihem one and all of our sincere ap
preciation ol their kindness.
Bespectfullj' Hebee Stoxe.
Several swollen streams resulted
from the tremendous rain Saturday.
.Now Year's creek was on such a
tear that parties returning from the
city to their homes on the other side
found it impossible to cross. Mr.
J. N. "Welch of Independence was
ono of these who by reason of the
fact was forced to return to the city
sad spend tho night.
Tee funeral of Mr. Henry Ring-
cner took place Tuesday morning at
St. Jacobia church cemetery under
the direction of the Ancient Order
of United Workmen Master Work-
man G. Hermann conducting the
-oervice. A large concourse of
corrow-stricken friends includ-
ing representatives from the
different lodges in which Mr.
Ringener held membership were in
Attendance All the city officer in
cluding school trustees also turned
cut in a body to pay a last tribute
of their respect to former co-wojrker
Bad weather Saturday night
other entertainments and possibly
still other causes combined to make
the attendance at the concert ex-
ceedingly small. Those who did
brave the elements however enjoyed
a tnorougniy pleasing entertain-
ment. Boone differs from Blind
Tom in many ways yet resembles
that other musical wonder in some
respects. His peculiar way of mark
ing time by swaying his body re-
minds one of a similar eccentricity
of Tom's. His playing appears to be
that of a natural musician aided by
a musical education. His "Bhapsodie
Hungroise" by Liszt "Last Hope"
by Gattschalk and the "Marshfield
Tornado" the last his own composi-
tion were the selections in which he
appeared to be at his best while his
singing of plantation songs was
inimitable. No small amount of the
evening's pleasure was contributed
by Stella May her selections
were all negro melodies and she
sang with charming effect. Her
voice is clear and sweet and she has
it under perfect control; she knows
just what she can do with her voice
and attempts nothing she cannot
execute perfectly. Barely has a
sweeter voice been heard here and
her numbers on the program re-
ceived encore after encore and the
audience if small was thoroughly
Much Ado About Nothing.
Mr. Julian McFarlaud salesman at
W. T. Carrington's the West Sandy
street grocer was awakened from a
sound nap late Friday night and in-
formed that a robery was being per-
petrated on the grocery establish
meat. His informant said that while
passing in front of the store
ho had heard noises which
could not be other than burglars at
work on the inside. Mr. McFarland
made all haste to get to the store
prepared ior wnatever emergency
the exigencies of the case necessi
tated. On arrivincr however he
was agreeably disappointed. An
examination of the premises showed
ail the bolts bars and window glass
to be in their proper places. The
cash drawer bad not been molested
and no article of merchandise could
be missed. A satisfactory theory
as to what produced the peculiar
noises will furnish a key to the false
alarm. It might have been the
south wind that went shrieking
tearing madly by or it might have
.Howard E. Bell Suicides.
An Austin special of Saturday
"To-day at 2 o'clock the body of
Howard E. Bell a most prominent
young druggist of this city was
found in the top of tho crand
stand at the state encampment
grounds with a bottle of morphine
about two-lbirds gone which told
the causo of death. He has not
been seen in town since Sunday
night but he .had evidently been
dead over forty-.eight hours when
the bodv was discovered. Dospon-
dency is presumed to have caused
the rash act.
The unfortunate was well known
and highly regarded in Brenham
having been in the employ of Dr. B.
E. Luhn for several years prior to
his removal to Austin
Galveston and Austin Invoke the In-
fluence of the Love God in Captur-
ing Two of Brenham's
The reporter turns from the con-
templation of tho many stirring and
tragic scenes that have characterized
the city this week to engage in the
more pleasing task of reporting the
deadly havoc wrought by Cupid in
the social circles of the city as
a result of which Brenham has lost
two of most charming young
ladies one to become a resident of
the Capital City as the wife of Dr.
Harry E. Baxter and the other to
take up her abode in Galveston as
the wife of Mr. C. G. Perry a
popular drummer for the firm of
Holt Papst & Leinbach of the
Miss Jessie Cather left the
city on the Santa Fe Monday
morning train bound for Temple
ostensibly to visit relatives. She was
met by her future husband Mr. C.
G. Perry and together they tookthe
train for Belton where the nuptial
ceremony was solemnized Monday
evening. At its conclnsion the hap
py couple again boarded the cars
this time bound for the Alamo city
to spend the honey moon. The bride
is a daughter of Mr. E. Cather and
a sister of Mr. Wm. Cather of this
city and the Banner but states a
self-evident truth in saying that
Brenham's rosebud garden of girls
has been culled of one of its fairest
and most highly regarded flowers.
Miss Marguerite Fisher also be
came imbued with a desire to spend
Monday with friends and left on
the afternoon Central for Hemp-
stead. Her family and friends were
none the wiser Jill a telegram was
received from Austin Tuesday after
noon announcing her' marriage to
Dr. Harry E. Baxter a prominent
young dentist of the Capital City.
The people of Brenham have a
slight acquaintance with Dr. Baxter
as ne uas occasionally piayea a
cornet in the Second Begiment
Band and accompanied them to
Dallas in that capacity during the
meeting of the National Encamp
ment of Odd Fellows. His charm
ing bride is the eldest daughter of
Mr. F. Fischer and a vouner ladv
known and admired by the entire
city. Since her return from Ger-
many two years ago where she re-
ceived a finished education in music
at the Leipsic Conservatory em
bracing a four years course Bhe has
been to Brenham what Lord Hamlet
was to Denmark "The glass of
fashion and the mould of form the
observed of all observers.1'
The Bakxee in common with a
host of friends in the city extends
best wishes to the respective brides
and their liege lords.
THE ATHLETIC CLUB.
Elects Officers and Decides to Have an
Entertainment in Honor of St.
The Athletic club convened in re-
gular weekly session Monday night
went through with tho usual num-
ber of athletic and terpichorean
exercises and transacted consider-
able routine business. By reason
of having moved to Fort Worth
Mr. Ed. Graber resigned his mem-
bership in the organization. His
place was filled by accepting the ap-
plication of Mr. Ed. Healy for mem
bership in the club.
It was decided to have an enter
tainment on St. Valentine's evening.
Mrs. L. Z. Harrison Miss Mabel
Harrison and Mr. Chas. L. Wilkins
were appointed an entertainment
The election of officers for the
ensuing year resulted as follow-
Mr. Wm. Lusk president; Maj. Abe
Harrison vice president; Miss Ma-
bel Harrison second vice president;
Mr. H. Lusk secretary; Mr. L. Z.
Harrison treasurer; Messrs. T. A.
Low Jr. A. D. Milroy and J. M.
HOWS THIS !
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward
for any case of Catarrh that can not be cured
by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY & CO. Props. Toledo 0.
Ve trie undersigned nave known r.J.
Cheney for the last 15 years and beiieve him
erfectly honorable in all business transac-
tions and financially able to cany out any
obligations made bv their firm.
West & Truax Wholesale Druggists To-
Walding Kinnan & Marvin Wholesale
Drujgists Toledo Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internal! v.
acting directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system. Price 5c per bottle.
sola Dy ail umggists. testimonials tree.
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Apcrfecf Remedy for Constipa
tion Sour Stomach.Diarrhdea
Worms .Convulsions .Feverish.-
ness andLoss of Sleep.
IS OIT THE
TacSimils Signature of
f EXACT COPY" OF WHAr?EB.
CicioHl h v-t zv in. ens-tko IcUIm tnlr. fi&
la sot sold in balk. Doa't allow aaycas to sail
yea aaytliaj elsa en tie plea or pnm&ia thit it
is jart as rood." and will esswst e-sny rsr-
pese." XS- Sea tiat yon get 0-A-S-T-&2-I. L
The Aldennanic Vacancy.
More or less interest is being
manifested in wbo will succeed to
the aldermanic vacancy caused by
the lamented demise of Mr. H.
Eingener. Ordinance 7S of the city
statutes applicable to the subject
says in substance: 'In case of
vacancy in the office of mayor or
alderman by refusal to accept fail-
ure to qualify or by death. Teeigna-
tion cr otherwise the city council
shall order a special election to fill
such vacancy and such election
shall be held like the annual olec-
tion except that ten days motice
therefor shall he deemed ufficfjent"
It seems to be the intention -of
.the council to let the vacancy in 'the
board remain unfilled till ihe
regular election in April provi ded
the necessity for electing a s uo-
cessor to Mr. Eingener is not fou nd
to be at once imperative. The coet
to the city of a special election 1s
quite a consideration and one no t
to be incurred bv an economical
At the Age of Eighty-two.
It is with many regret3 the Bas
ses chronicles the death of Mr. W.
C. J. Hill of Gay Hill at 9 o'clock-
Tuesday morning. His death re
sulted from pneumonia contracted
on December 23d while facing the
north wind on his way home from
Brenham where he spent the day.
The funeral will take place at the
Gav Hill Presbyterian cemetery
Mr. Hill was an octogenarian
having celebrated his 82nd anni-
versary Christmas day. Ho was
born in Georgia Decembor 25tb
1S14 and came to Texas then a
part of Mexico in 1834 locating at
tho present site of Gay Hill where
he has since continuouly resided. In
May 1S35 he married his first wife
Miss Elizabeth Bowering who died
in 1S66. Three children resulted
from the union: "William Pinckney
Green and Elisabeth. Elizabeth
the daughter died in youth. Green
died in a Eichmond Va. hospital
from measles contracted in the Con-
federate army. "William Pinckney
died in Brenham in 1890.
In MSG9 Mr. Hill married Miss
Amelia Williams who survives him.
The second union was blessed by!
eleven children eight of whom are
living. They are: Mrs. Bettie "Wat-
sonjof Somerville; Mrs. Carrie "Wal-
lis of Gay Hill ; Mr. Thomas Hill
of Independence; Johs Jackson
Ben and Misses Ella and Laura Hill
of Gay Hill-
Mr. Hill was a veteran of the
Texas war with Mexico a member
of the Presbyterian church and of
the Masonic fraternity. Thus passes
from the walks of men one of the
county's most venerable and most
venerated citizens. His long life
of usefulness and honor serves as an
example worthy the emulation of
all and in his death his family com
munity and icounty suffers a loss
the wounds of which time can heal
but never repair- His memory needs
no chiselled marble to perpetual 0 its
existence in the affections of his
family and friends.
HALENZA & SCHMID.
AGENTS JFOB THE CELEBRATED
Lone star Beers Caftet PilseflBr Stanflarfl Irlaigi
"5- OfQce at Sohmld Bro'a Sotro. er Deoot at Old StaJ. Onlnr rjalveJtpmp
tttentlop at ho.b plsres. Telephone Connection.
Of ITen Women and Childrin curod without
pain or the slightest inconveniancc.
Every case guaranteed. Patients
need not pay a dollar until com-
pletely cured. The truss discarded
forever. We frequently hear of
deaths caused by hernia and the
number is constantly prowing in
proportion. These conditions make
tho demand for x sure safs asc
rERilANENT CUBE. No tTUSS Will
affect that cure. The best truss can
only temporarily support ths rup-
ture and constant pressure will cause
Atrophy of all parts pressed upon in
the end making a more difficult and
Consultation at my office JpHJLE.
J. S. HOLLAXD M.D. Breti'iani Texas
EYEBSBEKG WILLIASS &C0
Fire Life and Accident
Offloo Engelke Bini Building.
UKXHAJI. .... - TEXAS
. TO THE PUBLIC.
That L H. W. Hoffmann have
government unless the necessity for j Pene a new saddlery and harness
it cannot bo avoided
The council will take definite ac-
tion in the matter at their meeting
For Throwing Rocks.
Two bootblacks named Ed Ham
ilton and John Mathews engaged
in the rather dangerous and doubt-
ful past time of throwing rockB at
each other at the corner of Sandy
and St. Charles streets Saturday
evening. The unexpected arrival 0 f
Constable Burch on the s'cene oil
battle put an end to the conflict
and resulted in each of the young
duelists being arraigned before Jub-
hce Ewing and fined $1 and coBts. '
The Great Consumption Cure at Last
No patent panacea nor King-Cure-All ;
but a simple rout that fumishe a sure and
speedy remedy for the worst cases of con-
sumption; bringing adequate and surere-
leifin reach of thousands and thousands of
suffering humanity who cannot afford less
successiul and much more expensive treat-
ment. Do not confuse this remedy with the
nauseating obnoxious and worthless produc
tions that are continually being palmed off
on an orer-credulous public Do not con-
demn without investigating. Read what ifr.
Harry Swain of Brenham Texas says in re-
tard to his experiment wiih the GREAT DIS-
covBT. If you doubt his statement write
to any responsible resident pf Brenham for
opposite Winkelmann & Bonne's
store where! will always keep on
hand a full completo line of Baddies
.harness bridles plow chains
names bacu bands curry combs
brushes and all kinds of whips
which ! offer for sale at the lowest
I am also running a first-class
work and repair shop where you
will find C. W. Hess as foreman
who will be pleased to meet hie old
friends and customers. He is well-
known all over Texas as the best all-
round workman in the staJe.
Hoping to receive a share of your
patronage in the future I remain
J' tt ttt tr receipt of $1.25 half Ihe regular price.
H. W. HOFFMAITK. r 1JJ V P tiAVl
WHAT MR. SWAIN SATS:
Brenhak Texas April 1 I896.
I had been sick in bed flat of my back for
two months ; was so weak I could not speak
above a whisper. The doctors waiting on
me exhausted every remedy known to their
profession and finally said I could never
leave my bed alive and my death was a
question of only a few days. My friends ad
vised me to use the great consumption
root discovery as a last resort. I heron
taking the treatment; in ten days I felt much
better; and at Ihe expiration of one month
was able to return to work. I write this hop-
ing to benefit persons suffering with con-
sumption. If they give the remedy a fair
trial they are cure to be benefitted as I have
This great remedy is as pleasant to take as
wine amd ash araless as water. The best
physicians in the country recommend its use
by perso n3 suffering with weak lungs. It acts
as a eent.V) laxative on the bowels thorough-
ly cleinsiiig the system and purifying the
blood and is an infallible remedy for con-
sumption Cough's Catarrh Aitbm
Rheumatism and al! forms of Lung Kidney
or Liver complaints. One package of the.
great coNsu.urriux boot discovert will
make two quarts of medicine the rezular
price of which L-2.5(t A trial parkagn will
be sent postage paid to any address with
lull instructions lor preparing and using on
Elder J. M. Haucbet.
For a period of about ten years my wits
and myself have observed the wonderful
oenents recciveo rrora tha use ot yoar I
family cure tor all diseases or tha stom
ach liver kidneys and blood.
Mason City ffi
A written guarantee to cure or moae?
refunded with every dollar bottle. PricsjL.
tx.00 50c and 35c.
by Dr. Sawyer'
Pills. Little Wide
Awake Pills regulate-
the stomach and livei
and fill the bill
that sores cuts burns.
scalds scrofula eczema piles aad every
miug 01 ma kihu iuey nave. Baa Been
cured by Dr. Sawyer's Calendula Salve.
Pilos of people have been cured ol pies
and all sorts of sores cuts burns amf
scrofulous ills by Dr. Sawyer's CaHndala
Balve. which always satisfaction fiiy
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