Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 101, Ed. 1, Thursday, June 17, 1897 Page: 3 of 10
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'Where there's heauty Holland takes it
'Where there's nono Holland makes it
The Ladies of the Maccabes
-were in session Thursday night.
The Band held a practice meet-
ing Thursday night with an ex-
Preaching at the Methodist
church tonight by the pastor.
On account of the commence -ment.'sermon
at the opera house
there -will be no preaching at the
An able tribute to the memory
of General John Sayles by Judge
C C. Garrett chief justice oLthe
court of civil appeals appears
on the fourth page of this issue.
.South Texas can sport more
summer resorts to the square
mile than any part of the United
States perhaps yet the people
are going: north by the dozens to
spend the summer.
The transcript of judgement in
the case of the State vs. Chas.
Kugadt has been completed and
-will be forwarded to the court of
criminal appeals. The assign-
ments of error are the same as
those presented as grounds for a
new trial which appeared in the
Banner at the time the motion
tor a new trial was overruled by
For the second time since their
organization the Brenham Ma-
Toons have experienced the
sting of defeat both times being
at the hands of Calvert. The
last game of the series with Cal-
vert netted dne run ior Brenham
and three fo"r Calvert. There will
"be games atHearne today and
tomorrow between Brenham and
Calvert. v i
An explosion of sufficient force
to burst the exhaust pipe of the
gasoline engine into smithereens
occurred at the Oak Hall saloon
at about 10 o'clock Saturday
night. The noise of the explos-
ion started everybody in several
Jilocks of where it occurred and
created considerable excitement
until it was ascertained that no
damage of any consequence had
Another scheme having for
its object the numbering of the
houses of the' city is said to be
undergoing incubation. A s
Brenham neither has free de-
livery nor a prospect of it ior
some time to come the Banner
sees no sense in the" proposed
house numbering business at this
time unless it be the small com-
pensation received by the par-
ties during the numbering. Are
-our people prepared to submit to
this useless and unnecessary ex-
pense? Tomorrow June 14 will be
the 121st anniversary of the date
on which Congress adopted as
'the flag of the thirteen
United States the emblem which
today floats the length and
"breadth of this great country
the Stars and Stripes.
Ah! when the wanderer lonely friendless
In foreign harbors shall behold
That flag unrolled
"Twill ba as a friendly hand
Stretched out from his native land
Tilling his heart with memories sweet and
The fates were against Bren-
liam again Friday and our base-
ball team went down in defeat at
Hearne by a score of 13 to 7. It
is jhought Hughes' inability to
play on account of being struck
in the neck by a foul ball in
Thursday's game had a great
deal to do with the bad luck. The
boys will be at home tonight.
Hr. Y. P. Bowers' of Joshua
formerly of this county was in
the city yesterday en route home
from Giddings where he attended
the funeral of his son Mr. J. E.
Bowers whose death at Houston
Monday has already been
chronicled. During a brief call
Tuesday morning Mr. Bowers
informed the Banner that the
crop prospects in Johnson county
were never better for the time of
year. Wheat and oats are espe-
cially fine. Corn is not so well
advanced as in this section but
gives every evidence of an
abundant yield. The growth of
cotton has been somewhat re-
tarded by cold weather other--wise
the crop is in excellent condition.
Nancy McFarland Falls a Victim to an
Ant Street Highwayman.
Nancy McFarland a dusky
Venus residing in Shadyville
fell into the clutches of a lone
highwayman on Ant street Sat
urday morning who relieved her
of the sum of fifty cents her en
tire stock of valuables.
Policeman Lockett was notified
of the robbery and gave imme-
diate chase to the thief. The
race was a fruitless one and the
robber is still at large.
Seldom has the lovely month
of June furnished a lovelier
time for the consummation of
love's young dream than moonlit
Thursday evening June 10th
1897 when at 8:30 o'clock Mr.
Ed. C. Buster and Miss Eva
Shelby were united in marriage.
The ceremony was solemnized
by Rev. E. W. Tarrant at his
residence. The only witnesses
were Mr. Willam Cather and Miss
Cordie Collins who accompanied
the happy pair to Rev. Tarrant's
The manly handsome groom
and his fair bonnie bride are
each possessed of the requisite
characteristics for contributing
to the perfect happiness of each
other in the long voyage on which
early in life they have embarked.
He is the junior member of the
prosperous firm of Cather & Bus-
ter. nroDrietors of the New York
store and a young man univer
sally and 3ustly popular fane is
a young lady of numerous graces
of heart and hand the oldest
daughter of Captain and Mrs. J.
T. Shelby who resides on syca-
The Banner extends hearty
congratulations and best wishes
to Mr. and Mrs. .buster.
The weddding will not greatly
surnrise the manv friends of the
happy young couple it having
long been surmised mac iney
were sweethearts. Indeed dame
rumor had already announced a
wedding. The wedding day had
however been Kept a prorouna
RRo.ret. and thus far their friends
will be surprised to learn that it
has already passed.
....A CAS LOAD 0?
....WILL SSLL ON....
I THE INSTALLMENT PLAN.
SOLS AGSOTS FOB
Always a few second hand
wheels 611 hand at a bargain.
Umpire's Unhappy Lot.
The Calvert rooter who report-
ed the first game between Bren-
ham and Calvert says: There
was a game of ball yesterday af-
ternoon between the Calvert and
Brenham teams which resulted
in favor of the latter by a score
of 8 to 7. The game was lost to
Calvert on errors and the umpire.
In the fifth inning the umpire
Was removed and the the other
four innings were umpired satis-
factory. There is no doubt but
that the Brenham team puts up
the best amateur ball in the state
but they would have lost their
laurels yesterday but for the
errors of the Calvert team and
bad umpiring in the beginning.
They play again to-day and to-
morrow. The case in justice court
against Wood Lusk for stabbing
John Matthews was continued
Saturday to await further de-
velopment. Lusk was placed
under S100 bond to await an ex-
Mrs. Theresa Goldberg Gets adjudgment
In the district court of Harris
county in the Madame Theresa
Goldberg and her minor son Wal
ter vs. the Houston and Texas
Central Railway company grow
er out of the accident on that
road recently by which Mr.
Goldberg husband and father of
plaintiffs lost his life and Mrs.
Goldberg herself was injured a
judgment was rendered against
the railroad company awarding
Mrs. Goldberg S327.50 as actual
expenses' S2000 for her personal
injuries SSoUO tor tne deatn ot
her husband and to Walter Gold-
berg S2000 for the loss of his
father E. Raphael as next friend
of the minor to receive one-
third interest in whatever his
minor client may recoverfor legal
Increase in the Capacity of the Electric
Light Plant to be Made.
The electrical improvements
contemplated by the Brenham
electric light plant are to be
made. The company closed a
trade Friday evening for a War
ner induction alternator of three
thousand lights capacity which
is to be placed in position by the
first of September. The improve
ments also embraces a two hun
dred and fifty horse power Car
lisle engine. With these addition
al facilities the company will be
able to furnish lights for the en
Sudden Death at Independence.
News of the sudden death of
Mr. Dick Burgess which occurred
Saturdav noon at Independence
will be sad tidines for his
numerous friends and acquaint
ances at this place. His death
resulted from heart failure. Mr
Burgess was about sixty -five
years of age and leaves a large
familv of crrown children to
mourn his death. He had been
a resident of Washington county
for more than forty years and
was known and respected for
rigid integrity and uprightness
of ' living by a large circle of
friends and acquaintances
throughout the county.
New Bachelors Hall.
Our young bachelor friends
Messrs. T. J. and E. M. Allcorn
residing five miles North of the
city have recently erected a
handsome new cottage on their
premises fronting on the Bren
ham and Gay Hill road and
having moved into it request the
Banner to state that they are
now "at home" to their friends
and will be happy to have them
drop in and see them when
passing. These gentlemen are
now engaged in opening up a
new farm on Tumlinson's Creek
and are making other needed
improvements on their premises.
and the Banner hopes that their
efforts may be crowned with the
success that their industry
At a regular meeting of Graham
Lodge No. 20 A. F. and A. M.
held Saturday night the follow
ing officers were elected for the
ensuing term :
W. A. Wood W. M.
C. L.'Wilkins S. W.
E. W. Reichardt J. W.
R. D. Harris Secretary.
Alex Simon Treasurer.
Deafness Cannot Be Cured
by local applications as they cannot reach
the diseased portion ot the ear. There is
only one way to cure Deafness and that is
by on'tituuonal remecies ueainess is
m-etiA Yr nn inflnmprl rnnditinn of the
mucous lining of the Eusttchian Tube.
When thn tube eets inflamed you nave a
rumbling sound er imperfect hearing- and
suit and unless the inflammation can be
taken out and tins tuoo restored to us norma
condition hearing will be destroyed forever;
nlnrt r.-icoa ii- rf tn arrt r-iiipo1 bv pararrh.
which is nothing but an inflamed condition of
the mucous surlaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars for any
..a f nrtiMcfs'iiier1 til ntnrrTitllflt rn.
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send
tor circulars free.
F. J. CiiiiiNlSl & tiU.. Toledo u.
ESold by Druggists 45:.
How and Where Brenham Teachers- Will
Spend the Summer.
AVith the closing of the city
schools a well earned vacation
for the fifteen teachers com-
menced. Several of the number
have already prepared plans and
specifications for spending the
summer profitably and pleasantly.
Superintendent Tarrant will leave
in a few days for Kerrville ac-
companied by his son Mr. Fred
Tarrant who goes in search of
Prof. E. F. Taylor professor
of science in the Central school
will utilize most of his Yacation
attending the school of methods
Miss Perle Perkins instructor
of the fourth grade wiE vsit the
Mrs. L. N. Thomas who has
charge of the third grade will
attend the Waco school of meth-
ods. Miss Leonora McCiuskey of
second grade will spend a por
tion of her vacation with rela-
tives in the "Old Dominion."
Mr. C. Engelking; will abandon
teaching the ensuing year and
become a student at Baylor Uni-
versity in September-
Miss Venie Henderson will
spend a portion of her vacation
with relatives at Georgetown.
Mr. Frank Barto Plato Neb. writes:
"Of all the mediciaes I have been
Ui:3fr Scvera's Blood Purifier is the
Bgi best I recommended the same to
eight laoiesjvmo alt got cureu Dyit
and are very grateful for the excel-
"SEVERA'S BLOOD PURIFIER
will strengthen your nerves and clean
your system. It cures all diseases aris-
ing from impure blood such as Erup-
tions Running Sores Catarrh General
or Neuralgic Pains Cramps Lumbaro
will bo promptly relieved and quickly
cured by . . .
SEVERA'S ST. GOTHARD'S OIL
For sale at all Drug Stores.
Glanders have made their ap-
pearance at Chappell Hill. Five
horses belonging to a Polish
farmer have been 'examined and
condemned by a committee con-
sisting of Messrs. Thomas Mat-
chett Wm. Mercer and 'a third
gentleman whose name was not
While we all regre individu-
ally and collectively the tardi-
ness of prosperity's wave noth
ing is to be gained by stupid
stagnation and there is no telling
how much good commercial
aeitation will do even under a
A party of jolly fishermen left
the city Saturday night bound
for the chrystal waters of Eagle
Lake where they will spend
several days ensnaring the
succulent cat fish and flirting
with the shy retreating perch.
Messrs. W. H. Murphy Amos
Smith Coffee Harris Jr. John.
B. Martin and Mr. Evans com-
pose the party.
In accordance with a decision
agreed to at the last meeting
Connor Hose company will hold
a picnic at Walker's Lake next
Sunday. The Second Regiment
Band will be the guest of the
Hose company at the picnic.
Evangelist J. P. Lorenz has
erected a gospel tent corner
Randle Avenue and Green street
and will hold a series of meet
ings at which the following sub
jects will be considered : "Proph
ecies of the Bible" "Signs of
the Times" "Second Coming of
Christ" "Millennium" "Home
of the Saved" "State of the-
Dead" "The Lord's Day"
"Sunday" "Change of the Sab
bath" "United States in
The services begin at 8:30
o'clock tonight. Everybody
cordially invited to attend.
Mrs. Ida Harris' music class
will give a recital Wednesday
evening June 16 at Music hall.
No admission will be charged.
Tried Friends Best.
Forthirty years Tutt'sPiiis have
proven a blessing-to the invalid
Are truly the sick man's friend
A Known Fact
Forbilious headache dyspepsin
our stomach malaria.cohstipa
don and all kindred diseases.
TUTT'S Liver PILLS
AN ABSOLUTE CUBE.
Electric Light Improvements.
Mr. C. W. Hobson represent-
ing the Warren Electric Manu-
facturing company of Sandusky
Ohio and Mr. A. W. Dutton of
the Stanley Electric Manufac-
turing company of Pitfield
Mass. are in the city making
estimates on the costs of some
improvements contemplated by
the Brenham Ice Light and
The improvements contem
plate an increase in lighting
facilities of three thousand addi
tional lights and will cost some-
thing like seven thousand dol-
lars. It is believed that the im-
provements if made will equip
the plant with sufficient lighting
power to meet requirements of
the city for many years to come.
The Odd Fellows qf the city
will meet at their hall promptly
at 3:30 p. m. today and proceed
from there to the cemetery where
the decoration ceremonies will
take place including addresses
by Prof. E. F. Taylor and Mr. J.
Dwarfs have been known to
live to the age of 90 and to the
patriarchal age of 99 years
whereas giants usually died while
comparatively young. But as a
general rule tall people are the
Eight very heavy locomotives
have just been completed at
Patterson N. J. for China.
Some of the largest hoisting
engines used in England are
made in New Jersey.
The American Wool and Cot-
ton Reporter asserts that a New
York jobbing house has con-
tracted with a Rhode Island
hosiery mill' to take all its pro
ducts during the next year pro-
vided that every stocking is
stamped with the words : "Made
in Eneland." Of course that
would be a dishonest trade track
but a natural consequence of ex-
orbitant tariff taxation says the
New York World. With the
stamp as an agency for deception
the jobber will be able to sell the
hose at full value with the tariff
tax added. The operation will
be closely akin to obtaining
money under false pretenses
but no reasonable person would
expect a high standard of morals
to result from the policy of pro-
On all Kefrigerators
In Stock From Regular Price.
Martins Monday June 74th. rg
Emlinjr .Tune 19th.
TK MKAX HUSt.NESS. S
See our new Monarch Blue Flarao 2"
Kerosene btoves. Mason's Fruit $
Jars Cheaper than ever before. gL
Beichardt & Seelhorst
l'alnts. Oils Ulugs. j
20 PER CENT I
" Gasoline Stoves 1
roil ONE tYJEfaK OSLT. &
WnOI.ESA.IiE AND RETAIL.
Does . - ' .
Is a question debated
each pay-day by the .busi-
ness man who indulges in
it. 'Like every other in-
vestment some win tmd
some lose. Not tha't there
is any element of doubt"
about it. If done right
done intelligently It pays.
If no attention is paid to it
fails just as a neglected"
crop or garden -fails.
Now the money we spend
for advertising is not spent
as a contribution to the
papers or simply to see our
name in print. Nor is it to
induce you to visit our store
once and go away dissat-
isfied. It is spent to
Secure and Hold
' your trade. We believe we
can offer facilities and
prices at least equal to any
other and perhaps better.
You can't decide without
giving us a trial. Do this
and if the first trial isn't
satisfactory it is our fault
and we have no further ar-
gument to make.
Our stock is complete and
prices only right. Special
attention and prices to
country merchants and physicians.-
E H. GRUBBS & CO.
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Rankin, John G. Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 101, Ed. 1, Thursday, June 17, 1897, newspaper, June 17, 1897; Brenham, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth115695/m1/3/: accessed May 28, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .