The Greenville Banner. (Greenville, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 31, Ed. 1, Wednesday, June 1, 1887 Page: 1 of 4
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GEEEimLLE HUM COUUTY TExJnMESDAY JUNE l887-
YOL. 13 XO. 31.
P. W. KNIGHT'S
CBEEHVILLE - TEXAS
I the Icadini plctim gaUtrr of ta. eceUon.
llrst-cUs I'totosrapb al Geo. CopjinR
and enlaryinif. nicely cxcenlciL Oil raintinxs..
Chromos ileJoro Frames etc for sale.
e Greemdlle Banncn
Mr. P. A. Lockhakt tho new edi-
tor of the Pittsburir Gazette is mak-
etc. etc. ctcHnan excellent paper out of it.
4 Ulaine insists that lie is
lar session to-morrc
porl&nt business will
ation ot the electric'
railway rigut ot way
cral electric light coi
r53 .J Miss Cora guyfcffnrtiy. m. MJMT'i Y
Z I - lOl "U MV --a. tfTt"
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K S&M &S "
nnscJLiq needs rest.
-'ofbim as the country
sS'gfsontuc bigest boom of
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iXO 1UTrL ..
";'- .iris I "-.yiuuiuii.iv"
copied ;"" " -tho boom.
Jam llOt 1'
-r of money bcrns not un
TilEanvreWcr.8 ana UBtiIlcw tQ
bv2or'on indicates that
l!.Mt." JZMU rnll.r ..1.M.-.
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vev General &j.iljAKD Ps-
Ss. V"5 that nffp- m. ircscjitterm
Y . . . fi ltnriti An
:Vir01Whif-h nrl" " " .
SEGLECTED SUBJECTS OF IX-
tho Banner office g- """s
shells or other fossils thatnJ0"03!
picked up or dug np from cisterns?
wells or railroad cuts in this section
and tho evidence is clear that all this
country ha9 been at Borne time in the
past under the sea. Xho same re
norts come ud from all parts of tho
world. Boues charred wood remains
of 3tuniDS and even human sknlls
have often been found hundreds
feet below tho surface of the earth.
brcovcr there is scarcely a spot on
tholace of the globe where wo cannot
find indications that the w oi "JJfficgrf.
the miehtvdecn .oncerollcPTCC- Jt- J"'--. '" "L-ThMls. lu
oe. surface we una .. . "rrrLli.i&r.fthaiet-
People of flic Irtfias
I'rom Bancroft's History of CcnS4'&incri
There are but few tamps"' -"k
ipsa in ranamdjtaiw "'"u "
macr WRix(nhlleli InnUM! 051""-
been said in Etrf;OBgidJrablo; nas
acter of the women Or-csWjo char-
is not borno out by farfHJ?iRhicli
worth exists among dienl MTri'
sess generally tho best! qndifiW"0-
They are not only ptly ?
anu reuueu dui are untiiDi usTTf
nnil nrrpllcnt u-h-na and riOlUCrs
Those in the highecixwIiiffr'iffE1
"" lMUJUt rij iu 3ik;n
r. i::ij STB. -.f-"inMP""
w. u iitvu -S--U ..1B- rr0.
in i:mnmo iin-s. it mi ""
shells watermarks efc. while down
in tuc i earth Ve find fossils of every
I.UUUU1V3JJIU K1HU. AV few WPPk-H ntrn
in bofc'uVUio artesiaiiwell at Galvcs-
ton aypress fctiimvvas found more
"5- 7 Aluau'iWO feet fecISvv f
6tociiin thfi r..-J ... I
s good enough for ds.
'"llErnoDiST Jut" of the Franklin'
ns' VJuto Dressefierald was a delegate to the true
Hue convention. .He says ho is a
. jnii tw ana Colored Anrons lrrii;miin;of r. m. tm
x nnc45J"v"ras7 7fi. ' r." -."-. - -.. -. ..
33asst .totfc- -
Iph i rnnrnrnpd linf Tirt-fnWTipT.
Jnst thq 1
1000 SUITS OF CLOTHING !
s4Srin?iaXr"fvss...' .ly to
A laigo line of EaUroad sliocs.
IOC Xo mnS Hand-JHade Shoes
in all styles. Tliig is th0 mofiff.nmninfn cfi-.-.. ..
slices for Ladies inTo dUteSTtrtyT. m
lOODozen Para -sols.
Every stylo that is mao-alTcolore-from 15 cenfs'to S3.
lOO Dozen Fans
Alltyles and all jiriccs.
lOO Doz. PwfeSak JersiGloves
HalfhfTndhelatdbeit style out. fnall tho popular shades
ICOPJeces Summer Silks
.All colors Sorat Gros Grain etc etc. All prices.
Wo are constantly adding all the latest noveltiesm HATS toonr
The prohibs and the antia arc quot.
g scripture freely now on both sides
oumicss many men who never
arched tho scriptures before are do
ff so now in search of fragmentary
ITiiE taxable values of Dallas couu-
L including the city of Dallas will
jach $22000000 this year. This is
increase ol about $6000000 over
G and makes Dallas the richest
nty in tho State.
ncoi'iE who are constitutionally
cd generally endorse all schemes in.
nor of dividing up the property of
u country equally. Energetic peoplo
snply want just laws and a fair
cinco in tbo world.
ZZll iacpaf tment grow so fast tlmtj
waited on prompt
0 and 112 North Stonewall St.
THE OEIGINAIi LEADER IN-
PARE STOIS COIL; TINffABE
1 f Tmrl A iif n f lt ntuinl1 nnfl 1 lw
third party idea. Tho old'Democratic'Ht1 ' . ".
party that has stood up solidly for rTu":? i 'Z"
.. r- L 1 1 UU "1UIH.-1 LllUb 19 II'JIV BU UV"UUUUH
. A . . 3 tho surface of tho sea was once dry
Again at Eureka California only n
few das ago bits of charred wood
were brought up from a depth of 500
feet in boring an artesian well. There
were found also pieces of shells such
as arc common aloug the ocean beach.
Thcso came up from as far down as
580 feet which depth has now been
reached. Theso fragments of shells
arc found in considerable quantity
and two or three pieces of bone from
the skeleton of a bird havo come up.
The folding of such things so deep in
the earth is exciting considerable in-
terest iu the community nud the in-
quiry naturally arises how camo they
there? Jt seems pretty conclusive
that at some period the strata in
which they are embedded were not
befow tho level of the sea. At some
time those shells were on the surface.
And on thourfaco iu ages past some-
body kindled the Arc that charred
those bits of wood ; some time that
bird was wiuging about abovo ground
But when was that and by what
means wero they entombed in so deep
These are questions that geologists
have searched itito deeply and in a
manner they have learned to read the
pages ot nature. But to tbo masses
of maukind fiiost of these things arc
dcepl) mysterious and it would be
well to teach more of the mysteries of
nature in our schools. It is necessary
that our children should know how to
read the pages of printed hooks. But
how immensely grander and more
interesting it would bo to bo able to
read tho book of nature itself which
! . A.
jivcr ica open before- us? We need
iic Texas Press Association will
iu Dallas next vcar. It is said
thk three-fourths of tho members
tilt attended the recent meeting at
Fjrt Worth wero in favor of the
Tjie water problem receives more
oitcutiou at Dallas than the prohibi-
tion amendment Some of the alder-
men want to dam tiio Trinity river
and nearly all the people havo decided
to damn the aldcrmch.
SOCIETV IN PJS.
uiu?nb-io t vu
ib KimjnmowM m
r uianTor wrong itis coimag oua
ivewcrGfornplAo wemBgfcjnako tho brUj't Ten
K TiT3x vnfirf itti 1. t u... Lnnt be a
l wl ) y"j;'. -j -tstttfettfCK:.: .
1 T T M f iT.o""Hi3- t- 'aaiBiate8.
Jk-spa&r'jr' jnFn!?5sssjis ' -mm i '
r The paper is lJ-W 8 r
r uavinp; natroiinn-nX. ko)
t D min J.
s well estab-
lished and would notWsold at anv
price but Tor the reasou that a failure
oi health wholly unfits Editor Wil-
liam's for all business.
Tnis is tho first of Juno and when
itis considered that there nm four
months of hot weather and two more
months of prohibition talk ahead of
us it is enough to make one think tht
the thermometer ha3 already gone up
to about 110 in tho shade.
-w -.--.w .t.l.&IILt ilimrOT-
;fi roix-g0llltJilliif0 Ti'umnnjrju'
"11.... tiori even though ftvp oi'ii
Ull Clii - c -. UUVUU
l.o--1" luavc on soma of tho tcdiona
sale-I'gebra sleepy books .u logic'iud
inumtcsimal and long drawn out re-
searches into grammar aud rhetoric to
make the necessary room in the list of
The arts of man are interesting but
tucmjsierics of nature poluting. ao
clearly to nature's God are far more
Inter pars trip innnl!rlR of tUO BCi
tcr cla-s havo been enabled to '"
an education. Tho same j"? -.
ntd nfthn TOnfhpTTnf fhpIOWRC"asscs
whosn moral Kcnln Jc nnife 5iTif.ar-
riiae with thcinisidiif
Anther trim t' T7 V
g-i.MiTw.. me uppcY ""' H
guided feeling of charity jfcfeK? upon
tbo practice with indiflenrc Instead
of-froVning upon it. gij.
Tho women of Patgcpthc;
early dajs of railway iC5lSve"
abaudoncd their fornuJuj of
dressing aud arranging thf "ticamlful
hair adopting European ih'ousand
putting on fiats. The wtcir of the
lower order till very rcMR.'oro
tho pollcras low urcsje without
sleeves and with lace-trjmiugs.on
the bust. They are vcrv nJitHnov-
ing about their houses 6l5tfr?;ifcid
etockinglcss. The dress ollVfc
laboring men is a pairo"-j
linen trousers aud a
The young men
class aro well manncrcv?
them havo an avcram sh'
but application and Btcaic&s aro
wanting. Liko their sistciLhoy are
kind and aflcctionato to tbrnilics
and relatives. Nearly alc nmlo
inhabitants speak Englislt well as
their nativo language audaiumbcr.
who have been abroad an'diversant
with French and even Qcani.
In their domestic life uotwFtnud-
ing their constant intereoipS with
people of other nations tt IPana-
maniens keep themselves ctfuded
much as they did before tlirailway
was coLstructed. They stii sug a
portion ot tneir out opinion.
udlccs. Uoverthcicss me
..... r n.n!n..jn nfl aIk
Ui Jf VI UUOlULlUU uuu ..15 wviu.
recognized by the Colombiaaivs all
torms ot worsnip may uu.uuciy
"My Lads. Dc Honel-
Dr. Liviugston the laKotiS ex-
Letter from Enst Texas.
San AuauSTiNE Tex. May 2G.
East Texas is coming to the front at
last and it now 6eems that our sec-
tion will soon bo fully developed.
Prospectors are daily seen on our
streets who havo come to examine in-
to the mineral wealth of this county
and railroad men are making arrange-
ment to connect us with the great
West. Two flowing oils wells have
cen opened about twenty-three miles
townrHl!put fifteen miles west
"s- Jnst castSr-feilicatiouofsuc-
.;..'"' V "CPOSltS Of finn iSfvJjivc ex-
I w m TT . . k t innsi nj
r. w"il I lililmttR tn.iv uisnusu Ul it w
own.ajumraimsajo5nlathoy geti''vidual titles and
scribed to bo given to the first
road reaching onr town.
Dlorer. was descended from Ue Ilieh
landers aud he said that ou nf his
ancestors one day called h family
around him. He was dying aid had
all of his children aronnd hiiHeath-
bcd. He said: "Now lads.-jliave
looked all through ourshistory nS far
back" as I can find it and J havej-eer
found a dishonest mauinajjMPjiiic
and 1 want yon to uudjpi ft 'ou
inherit good blood. Tc-isirAo ex-
nn fi tir Tir..t.r. rJ
.!. V....W-. ..
darkest hoitr In the h'Stq
Trying to Organize a Gigantic
St Louis May 25. A local paper
gives an account of a gigantic scheme
to cousolidato all the cattle interests
of the Northwest and form a company
which shall control $150000000 worth
of cattle and grazing lands. It seems
to have originated with tho Wyoming
Stock Association of Cheyenne and
is the outgrowth of a combination of
smaller cattlemen iuto companies
which has been going on for several
jcars. This scheme has been formed
g the largest cattle coni-
nown controlling nun-
lousands ot cattle and
ranges larger than mauv States.
The failure of Swan Bros brought
matter to a focus unexpectedly. The
plan is to uultc Wyoming Colorado
Eastern Utah. Western Nebraska
Southern Montana aud Southern Da
kota into one great company each
surrendering his iudividual herd aud
ouch anu reccivlug a proportionate
amount of stock in return. A similar
association has becu recently formed
in Texas but one of far less extent
aud Ics? complete in its organization.
Tonics at Terrell.
Terrell Tex. May 25. Tho cattlo
shipping continues nearly or quite all
going to Eastern markets.
There will bo a host of applications
to consider at the meeting of the
School Board the first Saturday iu
Juno at which time the clcctiou of
superintendent and teachers of the
public schools will tako place.
The recent severe rain storm cut
washes iu several pans of tho city
makiug the streets a little rugged for
Country produce is plentiful when
butter gets down to 10 and 15 ccutB
per pound. Such was tho case last
Quito a number of Northern aud
astern capitalists have been taking a
view ot Terrell and vicinity to-day.
3fr. S. M.Finley of Dallas is among
cro about fifty bosses of
13 tJJ ..' .A. (.(
THE ISDIAX PBOMiBM.
Give Them Citizensmp Aim
Lands in Severalty.
ricury George says of tho law al
lotting lands iu severalty to. tho in-
diansGhat it might better uo cniuicu
"an act for the moro complete im
poverishment of tuc inuiaiiB" ami
that it cannot benefit anyone "but land
speculators except possibly a few In-
dians who may develop the selfish aud
grasping qualities of heart nud mind
that are so characteristic of onr ciyii-
zatiou." Mr. George bases his criti
cism upon the mistaken luca mat inu
it can uo
tho titles wfi
O 00 CaollU. WO have r.vprr imllxi.
tiou of coal and cast of us are several
springs constantlvemitiinrrp-no wMph
.nrna If fnn.lnl :!. - i!i.. .
Jnr -" '""" wiiii iwiyuiuu maicu.
itu nave immense forests of long
leafed pine finer than can bo seen from
auy railroad in Texas aud altogether
wo think: we have one of the besj.
i-uuiiuua iu xcxas ana it certainly
seems a good field for parties desiring
to invest their means where they may
iiurej pi cany autt ptiym.'itrt"rrn IrirjU'-minllnruL-n nf ''--nririTiri.
avc 20000 Hfcash already-sub- upon tho race must tea lucombatiug
-t-whcnthcv "find that
market and iu a very shortuinirii
mass of Indians will bo landless."
Congress wisely provided airainst the
alienation of the lands for a term of
years sufficient to protect tho Indians
against the speculators and land-
grabbers. Before tho expiration- of
the lime with'a which thc govern
ment is to noia me lauus m trust tho
.?"' i me
ij. agy Tj..r j
r .iA..i. tSiomwn i .: .1.
VM ... .. y urutn. u iicuuucs sami'v
HILflV IU "VL lilt..- . J I i n i Hte.- -Wl '
E-If . ' ' T . II f hiiMMHMI '
I . nnn I MkT . . . IV-.
111C01T is that latv-lirPri ninfti
tho danger that Mr. George fears.
Tho now law is In keeping with the
sentiment of the country and rcspon-
bivc to the best iutcrests of both the
Indians and the whites. Mr..Gcorc
must admit that in. their present coo
dition the complete civilization of the
race cannot be hoped for. With the
millions of dollars spent upon them
annually and tho millions they derive
a3 interest upon their iuvested funds
and with all the provisions made lor
their education and social advance-
ment they make uo perccptiblo pro-
gress while the negroes who havo
been out of bondage less than a quar-
ter of a century are already rapidly
adapting themselves to their now re-
lations and duties. To make them
individual proprietors of land in uso
and caltivatiou 13 tho only way to civ
ilize and qualify them for citizenship.
All other methods have failed and
the forcible system of degradation to
which wardship and tribal ownership
has kept them reduced has involved
tho government in great cxpsuse and
coustant annoyance. Answering tho
objections of those who obicct to In
dian citizenship Secretary Lamar
rightly says :
After incorporating iuto our body
politic 4000000 of blacks in a state of
slavery and investing them with citi-
zenship and suffrage wo need not
strain at the gnat of 260000 Indians.
It would only bo an additional mor-
sel and a very small one.
The ownership of homesteads will
stimulate them to industry and educa-
tion if anything will and give them
a responsible interest in the affairs of
government which as wards absolute-
ly under its guardianship they would
never require. Tho time has certainly
come when the policy of keeping the
Indians together iu their tribal or-
ganizations and restraining and con-
trolling them by bayonets and rifles
should bo abaudoncd and a new era
inaugurated on era in which tbey
shall be enabled and required to
qualify themselves for the duties of
American citizenship and to support
themselves by industry and toil.
Dallas News. -r
TJie Tfild Winil.
TtALT-isaEB. Tex . May 25. A con
sidcrablo storm visited this section
Mel iirlit accompanied by rain and
hail. Quite a number of houses wero
nnrooicu. ino ivogcr ouuuiub u"
fJinih otrect. wa3 blown down. J-hc
ni Tnitprsmi Hotel was completely
inm in nippps. nnd thoBantist Church
ir-5 mnvtil froni-its foundation. Tho
Mcnardvillo stage a3it approached
the citv when a mile out wa3 lifted
up and tho horses aud stage blown
apart. Teamsters coming from Sau
Angelo report raauy wagons blown
r fi-nm ilin teams. Honoris from
Paint Rock to-day show the stotm fo
have been equally sevoro at that place.
Stronsfellow's store was blown down
and his goods badly damaged
The Brewer's Campaign Fund
uat.timore May Z6. The conven
tion of tho TJuitcd States Brewers'
Association concluded their labors
this morning and after listening fo
the reports of various committees
adopted resolutions appropriate
SS000 for assistance of browen of
Their fathers they said had left tWt
old homes in Cape Colouey to-wcapo"
British domination and iip Uy
turn wero ready to pAmlqa their
farms and bury themselves in some
rcion.far northward oven among
savage tribes if themight thus main-
tain their independence. So it hap-
pened that scnc tunc before their
.brethren sctP tho South African re-
public atujewcut to war foe thejr ia-
As I dOpPWMOCSS W iut!l iuuii nuutu
iailtl children yoked their oxen to big
wagons tnarwero pucu uigu witn an
iheirniovable properly and 3et out
across tho Kalahari desert it fiud
now homes iu.tlie depths of Africa.
Wo bavo already told something- of
their terrible sufferings in tho parched
JCalahari region and their toilsome
two years' pilgrimage dndng which
many of them perished joforc they
rfiirnnn i.nj. m -jigy
and 3000 lor browen of Tennessee
the money to be used in defeating the
efforts of Prohibitionists in thcso
States. Nine thousand dollars was al
so appropriated for the use. of the
publication committee. On motion
of Henry Clausen Jr. of New York
an extra assessment equal to one
year's dues was agreed upon to en
able the Board of Trustees to fight
temperance fanatics in various scc-
lion3 of tho country.
Tyler Wants Manufactories.
Tyler Tcx.May25. A committee
appointed somo weeks ago to suggest
what factories and enterprises of.a
similar uatnrc should bo established
here at once reported at considerable
length last night recommending the
organization ot a joint stocc company
with a capital stock of $1000000 hav-
ing for its purposo the purchase of
about 5000 acres of mineral and tim
bered lands and the establishment ot
fonndrics car shops and other facto
ries to utilize tho natural resources of
this section of tho State and the un-
skilled labor of the South. After con-
siderable discusiou Messrs. Hcrndon
Bonner and Douglass wero appointed
a committee to take the steps neces-
sary to secure a charter in accordance
with the report of the committee.
Attempt on the Czar's Life.
London May 25. A dispatch from
Odessa says that on Wednesday night
wbilo the Czar and Czarina were
driving in an open carriage from a
ball given by members of tho nobility
at Novo Tscherkask a shot was fired
at them from a crowd on the street
and a great uproar followed. The
man who fired the shot was so mal-
treated by tho people that ho was
inscnslblo when the police secured
him. The culprit had in bis possession
a bottle of poison six cartridges a
revolver and a dagger lie refused to
PjgojX ..i...i .. -x-; --uul salnbrious--Slfplatean
ncssce7ij . . m.... i...i7T?iSli
En Route to
IS THE HEART OF AFRICA.
A White Colony Seeking Inde-
pendence Far Inland.
When Great Britain annexed tho
Transvaal in 1877 miay of the sturdy
Boer farmers declared that theyj
would never constut to uruwi ruic. y
their future homes. Thov had trnvc-.
ed over 1000 miles (o 'gafn Ilnmpati
the site of their new settlement which
is almost directly west of the Portu-
gese town of Mosaamedes and about
140 mile.? from tho Atlantic ocean.
The German explorer Dcnwitz has
recently visited them and ha3 brought
back somo interesting-news of this rc-
There thoy are blue eyed men and
women of European ancestry in tho
midst of wild tnbes who aro not al-
ways friendly. A while ago Chief Jan
attnckell the' village but the Boers
hacl.-plcnty of powder and ball and
taught his tribe a lesson that they will
not aioa forget. Thoy havo reared
their hou3C3 built of wood and clay
and covered with thalcb upon a rol-
ling plain through which runs a river.
Thcro aro usually two rooms in the
little cottasres. Their furnitnro is
very primitive. They cannot easily re
new many ot tno nouscuoiu articles
they brought from tho Transvaal and
so thoy pack them away and bring
them ont only on lcstivo occasions.
The largest building iu tho place is
the little church whero the head of
tbo colony conducts divine services on
Sundays. Tho'colonist arc protest-
ants. About tho only book they have
is the bible and tho children are
taught to read from its pages.
Tho Kocra till no more crotmu than
is necessary to provide them with
UU OUU fl.gV.li.MlbS i VUI IUU VUUUII J
is full of game and tho men and boys
spend a great deal of their time hunt-
ing. Tbey kill mauy elephants and
hippopotamii. "When they first wentr j
to Humpata thev could not descend
from the mountainous border of the
plateau to the coastjegion except
alone: a narrow toccata. 'iiicv usoit
to dnvo their oxen down carry their
wagons in pieces down tho declivity
and thou put tnem together and nam
their ivorjfand hides to the coast.
With tbclp of tho Portugcsa they
haJ-S .0& good wagon road through '
tH5..3"&-i5Vns -iw everj month-.
" "V I liifV. "liltle caravan to Mos-
Washington May 25. The Xe-zVH(rOiHic f"dDctoC tuoi.
dent accompanied by Mr3
it Mrs. iamom
bis afternoon for So?
ALSO KEEK A flTLL STOCK OF
KATCES HARROWS BUGGIES
JMU Y JillS AHl) T WISE BINDERS
ja.nxjut.iju ivauujks UUAiU'lON KEAPEBS.
JOHN DEERE PLOWS AND CULTIVAT
ALSO HEADQUARTERS FOR
Harked Wire. Tinware Woodcnware
Cutlery Cookinpr Stoves Concrete Pines
Builders' Hardware Carpenters' Tools
Blacksmiths' Tools Wagon "Wood-work. Crockery
And Everything Needed in the hardware Line.
r-sPD nfTTDT-'DC1 wn nhn
J" ltH i
Dr. McGlynst be'ing a Catholic
necessarily believes in the infallibility
of tho pope. But tbfr pope is about
to excommnnicato him for teachinc
communistic doctrines. When that
is done it would bo interesting to
then hear McGlyun's opinion on tho
England is celebrating Queen Vic-
toria's jubilee. Now if the queen al-
ter ajrosperous reign of fifty years
wonld crown her work by favorins
homo rulo for oppressed Ireland her
namo would emblazon tho pages of
history in the coming years as long
ns books are printed and men Tcad of
Hon. Joiin Ireland has written a
lengthy letter opposing the prohibi-
tion amendment. In the course of his
letter which Is able enough in tho
main he goes out of his way to give
licagan and tho interstate commerce
law a kick. This calls to mind the
fact that Reagan beat Ireland In the
race for tho United States Senate.
Ireland might havo left out" that part
of his letter and it Would havo boon
better for tho omission.
West Side of Square
B. F. ORR Manager.
GREEISTILLE. - - - .
SASH DOOKS AND BLINDS.
Manufactures its own lumber and has tho largest stock ever seen in
Hunt county. Also paints and all kinds of building material. Get
onr prices before buying.
Manufactnrer of and Dealer in
GREENVILLE : : TEXAS.
GoUrSildlcr.lUrtwaiT.aiurccrltiiflglnSi(ldlerj-lJnc. Ueoa!y the first qtulitrotl
material. All work cuan.ccl. Call and examine raT n WanU price .'ro.
uecu a proamnion paper lor Oen
rears-vet it says :
iTTo Houston Post docs not Agree
with the papers that think iheJirolii-
bitionists will oppose Governor Roes
for a second term. The Post fs rio-l.t
If Governor Ross continues to regard
the will of the peoplo in tho .future as
he has done in .tho nasi he' will tp.
Lcctsayiearly the 6olid voteof prohi-
uiuuu ucmocrais. Jixtrcir.ir true
blues and third party prohibitionists
may oppose him:
The papers and the orators are now
talking about "non-intoxicating scrip-
turaljvinc." Wo don't profess to
kimwifall but we can't help having
a sort of suspiciou that this idea of
JBiblc grape tea"' is all humbug. The
wine spoken of in tho Bible geuerally
managed to make men lively some
how or other and wo are inclined to
think that Abraham Isaac and Jacob
and all the balance of the old-timers
from Noah do wn to the day of tho mar
riage feast knew a good thing when
they 'taw it and they knew that It was
wrong to "tarry long" over the wino
cup. This opinion cuts no figure
however as to whether prohibition is
a good thing or not. Wino is all right
in its place even when it is a little
stronger than tho so-called grape-tea
unt-that does not prove that men
should be licensed to set themselves
up in public places to persuade pccplc
to buy and drink it. The wine con-
troversy is a small-sized side issuo and
has little to do with tho main question.
XTIILiLiIO.VAIKES AIVD PRESI
DENTS OF THE FUTURE
Mr. Jay Gould is quoted as sayiug
ho intends to build 6.000 milc3 of rail-
road this year. And yet there be
people who think he is ruiuiu" tho
So long as Mr. Gould puts all his
surplus earnings into new railroads
tho country cau stand it yet it mav
ue uaugerous lor so much power to
be concentrated in tho bauds of one
man. But in the course of events Mr.
Gould will die and his property will
be divided up and go inf o other hands.
If rich men did not die in the course
of time their power would ultimate
ly become really dangerous. But
time is a great leveller and bi3 scythe
spares none. Fortunes are gathered
together and agaiii scattered to tho
Winds. Sous of poor'meu to-day will
be tho millionaires twenty five or fifty
years hence while the descendents of
onr uabobs of this generation may be
the hod carriers of tho future. Tho
glory of this country lies in the op
portunities for advancement that it
offers to the sons of poor men. Take
away these opportunities by making
it impossible for men to become
wealthy and j on destroy ambition
stop progress and chM.k civilization.
Give us laws to protect the poor
but leave the way opeu by which the
humblest lad that drives the cows
from tho meadow qr rides to tho old
ntti lumu arpttts oTTtnr'bactfrt
woods cau by energy aud determina-
tion still havo a chance to become tho
owuer of millions or the president of
!nO their qualities to th
WiiS; and high-toned well-l
uo mo same ui course
lali: i ilii 1 1 in nil iri'Tinrni pninr- .
rule holds roods as n wlmlpiW'iwi
this wo call heredity. Wc Inhehi our
progenitors' property but a good
name is more valuable thanofd or
silver or cattlo unon a thnnsnml h;t
JOhlyouug man4bo honestl Yoiin
womsu bohonpiahd just to yourself
m tun win inx;jwncsL nnn ina.r tn
4 wards your neMibor and abovo all to'
ll VPIlr PrpftfnJJP j-
ie Red Sea.
The briglft sea suddenly btrrsl& up-
.. uo u .ui in iuc uistancc aud the
blue moirutaius of Africa bovnml li
ft lovelvf isfa. But when we had fair-
taKea lut0 tu0 PIam onthosea-
sbwKocautlful indeed most bcauti-ful.-was
tho view. Tho whole African
coast lay octoro us washed by the
Red sea a vast amphitheatre of
mountains except a space where the
waters wero lost iu the distsicehe-
tween the Asiatic and LybvaTiprom-
outories. It was tho stillest hour of
iu- uay mo suu suonc Drigitiy de-
scending toAhis place in the rfceideut
the tide wJRDrnnr in with liVnnoo.
nil pensi-mahurmure wars-after
wave. It was In this plain briad aud
perfectly smooth from the mcuntaius
to the sea that tho children if Israel
cucamped after-leaving ElitfLWhat
a gionous scene it must hive pre-
sented I aud how nobly lUcsf rocks
now so silent must baverceclbed the
song of Mosc? and its over rdnruiu"
chorus "Sing ye to the Loll for he
hath triumphed gloriously; fee horse
and his rider Ho hath throwiirato the
sea." fLord Lindspv. '
i May 26. A trajr.
o Freezeout ncis-h-
'!vg znilp.4 Rnitlh nf
nils tonuTiin .Jumtav afternoon ilm
.. ' r .r- - "-
ijumcuiars oi wnipn as related by a
brother of one ot tho participants are
as follows : Lark Davis a young mar-
ried man staked hi9 horse in tho coru-
ucid or his brother-in-law Wilson
Waddle ho remonstrating against it.
This caused a quarrel to arise durim-
wuicn uavis is said to have made a
motion toward AVaddlo with a knife
when the latter who was armed with
a shotgun fired. Both barrels look
fatal effect. Davis was was struck by
twenty-six buckshot and died in a
short lime. Waddlu came into town
quietly last night aud gave himself up
jui ueuiiieu 10 say anything about
the affair. Both parties aro well
Tiling TVorf li Knowiui-r; agi oclotTi
ii.. .ni..t.- i... Tui.dnwIrf3 LirfOjrjAdironia-ks. pMg
j .utH.oin.ouw MH ......u. MoH& 0.11 1 1 .
can bo eisnyeo'Ll-c5-1 'UMJImL TJfcW
' - -l1i M "ii- -. 1 '-u& 'L1M.
. ;isiar"r ."-zr ai in
m . si zr-t ' iti-v k. 1
I II IF I'll i . 1 PD83JOIC
iirujjp. rrr-ii-j-i.. i jiouii
Olev . V 7 ' -ijffcio their homes
j igfcsliaBle CaldK3raaeharcs 1
noonters From Kansas Uj-.
The boomers from Rauaas City bavo
ii ra hi ucuisuu. 1 npy Pimp-in Oil
Sunday evening. Their entire bag
gage consislcd of n type writer aud
they did not look like they had como
to stay any length of time. They wear
whiskers and have their upper lips
shaved. This gives them au ecclesi-
astical and far-away heavenly I00&
and better qualifies them for their
business as land men. If there is a
ripe plum abont Denison they will
pluck it Dallas Times.
Buirnlo Bill's Ijliow in louiinn.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West slow is iu
Loudon and wo are very glal that the
queen is to beholi it in ail it realistic
gorgcousucss. Iitr majeatf may be
iiuiiiuu urn sue win oo oitcrtaiucd.
Itis indeed a rijh andglecMspecta-
(le and we can well imagijij the en-
thusiasm of her matfSwx-.!!..
TJnrtW Aori " - lJfrVP'
nu.uuiia HIUKCS lS-0C?Slr5Tni5-nTv
hci Colouel BuffalotViir)Kmt. i;.
cowoojs on mo uery untaiicd steeds
of tho prairies tho buckinglbroHchos
iu their brilliant efforts to rpr up be-
hind aud before at niip nml lin ..
time aud tho savago.Indianlin their
gory war-dances and othcrlfeats of
wj-snanjojiFmuch su6ri9cd if
i .! v'iamajftfchomo
. --jui' " uu markuu gar-
ter and we'TVconfidcnt thaTall the
cuwuoys win ue Knighted. Jmerjcan
progress is gradually mling its
luuucuce icit among the ellto mon
Discovery or an Old Mexican
Bound Hock-. Tex . Mav 24. Par
ties hero report the discovery four or
five miles west of here of an old silver
mine showing signs ot having been
wori;eu in an early day. This mine
is in the exact location of a rich
silver mine known to have been
worked by Mexicans. Somo of the
evidences of this are the finding of au
arrOW Cllt 111 dip aAn nf n iwnn .!
a hatchet and cross on the other! and
a piain snait for twenty feet dowu.
and drilling in tunnels iu two direc-
tions. The ore is pronounced by those
who profess to know here as paying
silver ore. This is oulyabout one and
a half miles from the iiuuncly mine
which is said to assay from $10 to
$200 per ton "and yield both silver
I much you admire i
uianh.. a woman Tirllhoiit a laugh In
her is the greatest bore in existence.
It is well to varnish an oil cloth
twice a year aud if you do a good
;.. .1 luai us iuuK as jou win want
A rule hauded down from nm.
grandmother sas: "niean im.lsimic
iu luarcn ana 3 ou will never have
Every woman who Inrna nnmmiv
work has her nook wherein to docit.
Turn her out of it aud she is all as-
tray ; like a bird with her nest broken
Perhaps somo would liko to know
that milliners use an nnlinnrv nniici.
for ladies' shoes to renovate old hlarl.-
straw hats. Mine looks like ueiv.
urusu out the dust lirst.
Don't ask a convalescent it ho would
like this or that to cat nud drink but
prepare tho delicacies and present
them in p templing way.
Trim and fill the 'amn iu the morn
ing or you may add to the tale of ac-
cidents a3 the unwise virgins whoso
lamps were not reidy wheu wanted.
Bcforo undertaking to remove a-
biuiu icarn wuat caused it and see that
the proposed remedy is applicable to
tho material to be treated.
1. i m I -. - .. -i
rnnnnii' .111 brtncir
"..tsi!ai . TV";
. iL -m-v -" in
te uie jjixoiree
v 1. I iiieliidc?TWBPWIugov--.iWTP""-PoWFr -v
laugnine: ls-a idrearv I ilm. nn n h TT!-...rr?sr.r I :. . -' "miti
.-.i".. . . I "J ..w.. .vuu.o.u uiuatauL llllirf I th. Inn .nt. i ..
-p.. Iik i. i- r '".. '-".t"1"" "- J.rauavaJ
nioodj- Duel AboiirafVoniliTfc&r"' ' .1 'n.!.?Sri7.r "'V have-.
i.llilS. XCiZ.. Jlai-'-ZS A rnnnrf
reached this city by wiro late lost nf"hti
from Arthur Cify sixteen miles nortlT
01 ucrc on iteu river giving tho de-
tails of a bloody duel between two1
juung negroes over a girl to whoni
oared a ploutifulsqpply of stock.
uerciucse white people are liviu"
voluntarily exiled from all sigjg 0t-
civihzaUon except such as thoy hayo
produced iu theirlittlc villaco aud yet
they think their solitude andlndepeu-
denco aro not so coranlcto m thpv
weapons used were knlrpn. Ttn
Wnnt nlinul1 4rttm v!1..t .1 .
.. ... ..uuul. iuui ..mud uown uio river
anu iougnt without witnesses. JJoth
were found somo timo afterward Bad-
ly cut up and probably fatally so.
The Ohio Garfield Monument.
Cleveland. O May 25. Tho last
v viiuu uamcra monument was
i" in position yesterday. Tho
stone forms tho appex of the struc-
iiiru anu is Known as the final stone.
iuu wiiiK on mo interior of tyio mem-
orial will begin about July 1 and will
op pushed as speedily as possible. It
is estimated that about two years will
bo required for tho completion of the
The State Capitol.
"Pull Down the Blinds r.ovc.
After the 4th of Julv. all Dm aninnn
keepcreiu Texas must "pull down
ino minus love." in other words no
screen or other device can bo used
within or without to obstruct the
view through the place of entrance
anu an pool tables used for games of
cnaucc aro prohibited. Tho now law
is very strict and its effects will bo
watched with great interest. Tex-
Every Rose Has Its Thorn.
The South has been wondcrfully
prosperous for tho past) car. Northern
capital has flowed iu and tho South
has been all smiles. But it cannot
expect to have lhi3 great good from
tho North without some naius. San
B. Anthony and Mrs. Helen Gouirar
will .'hit this section next winter for
tho purpose of organizing the women
suffrage clement. Dallas News.
Could WO read nriulit. w o! nnLl
fiud that every human bein; carries
iuo lineaments 01 tho life in 0 face.
uuuii iuoks or in 100K8 ace -d res
pectively v;ith the cotnplexlo of tho
a a 1 iS VCrj" cerain tbat ' auty is
i" uuu cuucu xortn uj oe ex-
ercise of the kindly affection f love
of pity of trust of hone aud f nure
joy aud it is equally certain .hat iu-
tcllectual qualities have a sim ir resv
uu ior wo nave it upon anci t and
high authority that "a man's lisdom
maketh his face to shine 3d the
hardness of his face is cliiged."
iiius oeautiMs not onlr slrin i !en. iu
t . .v. . . 1 r
uuuiuei saying amrms but itnay at
so do said to be so uatnral lat it
goes an through.
IUTO 1 WAS nrrmaonntl Wiirpd
uy at dacqbs Oil. I have ha uo oc-
casion to use it since. Mylfamily
keep It on haud. "Iu licaRw quali-
ties aro wonderful." Sold bjL-Tug-gists
and Dealers every whoreS
McIunnev Tex. May 26. John W.
Preston for theft of a drink of whis-
ky was sentenced to a fine of $25 and
teu days in jail.
Co)lin has a bona lido goose caso
pending. J. II. Brooks sues Green
Strolher for dainmrpa .ml irncnnoen
Irj; the letter's geeso on tho former's
cioso grass etc
Tht- streets are dotted this afternoon
with red white and blue shirts and
sparkliug with brass buttons. McKin-
ncy military and firo companies aro
putting a good foot forward enter-
taining tho fire bojs of Sherman and
Four Trains Wrecked. '
mg two Santa Fe trains
iricuuaanu uciorc thoy could geta
Hag out two extras ono irointr ! ...1
direction piled into tho wrprl- mir.
ing things up in great shape. The
uciaus regarding tho accident were
very meager. It is rnmored that. mr.
cral persons were more or less
injured. Tho cause of tho accident is
unknown. It is thought tho train
dispatcher will probably bo charged
with it. "
Wo want a religion that softens the
step aud tunes tho voice to melody
and checks tho impatient exclamation
and harsh rebuke: a rpliirinn i.oUe
..Iti- .- .. . ' o"-- "" "
IJuiuu ueierenual to superiors cour-
teous to inferiors and considerate to
fneuds; a religion that goes iuto tho
family and keeps tho husband from
being cross when tho dinner 3 late
and keeps the wife from fretting
when the husband tracks tho newlv-
washed floor with his tnml.u- i'o
uuu maiics mo ntisband mindful of
tho scrancrand tin ilnnr.m.i. i-..n.
thn.nnf. :...;-." ..'"! ""I"
.. ...u.uci uuiiuut wneu mo baby Is
frotfuIaud amuses the children as
well as instructs them ; cares for tho
servants besides paying them prompt-
ly ; projects tho liouoy-moou into tbo
liarvest-mnnn nml mol.i il. t .
hnmnlil-.ll..la..i j. . . -
"'. "ii iuu jcasieru ngucc bearing
in US bosom it nnrr fho 6it nf :.
tender blossoins and thefglory or the
rnntiri1 - I TIT t "... t
lei 1 '""" "u wain a religion
that Bhall mterpose between the ruts
.'.i?"11108 au" rocks of the highway
of hfo and the sensitive souls that aro
traveling over them.
they wero bolh very uevotod. Th.lought to be. Thn flmno-ii tuJL
TTAnnn. .......I . r jL - it . on Z "-o tiOUUII!1
lueur inai rorlugal claims sovereignty
over their territory. Portugal has not
attempted in any way to interfere in
their affairs. Ther havo preserved
complete liberty. They form a little
republic and the voico of the majority
rules. Still to many of Ihem tho idea
is insupportable that they livo in a.
territory that Is clatn.Pi? .iw ....-
European nowcr. So ihPf r ..1.
and getting outsido even tho nominal
jurisdiction of the Portugese.
A numbor.of men have been sent
by the colony to explore that part of
tncBiho tountry northeast- ot Hum- .
pata which is not included in the
Portugese territory. It is this plateau
that Cameron said some years airo
WOO Ttrnll nl.-lnl ..-TS
.... .. uuajntu lurxiiiropcan occu- .
nancy. If the delegation reports that
ihat the country is fitted for tho estab- "
Iishmcnt of a colony there is every
probability that tho Boera will take-"
np march again. In tho land ther.c
hope to enter thoy will bo ahom
twice a3 far from Ihs sea as thoy nowi
are and the nearest port will bo Bcn-f
guela in Angola. ?
Thcso 700 Boers cut a uniqno figure
lu African colonization. They have
shown that it Is possible for n in
party of whiles to makn lfcpir ir-n- ?S.
hto the depths of Africa several hun-
ureu mucs witnin the tropics and
to hvn there in comparative com-
fort. Itis likely that they aro the
only white people who arc competent
to achieve snch success in snch an un-
dertaking. New York Snu.
Austin-. Tnrm 'S.foi- h.t.h.
!... enn'i.r-7- '..f- " lu)
"uu"1 uu" uauus 01 an sorts are at
work on the new capitol bchif em-
ployed under as many as n dozen diff-
erent sub-contractors. About all the
copper roofing has been laid and tho
roof will be "-complete inside of a
month. The plastering of the first
story is under wav. Thn hniu;.
will be all ready for occupancy nex"t
Crops in Gry3on County.
yANALSTVNE.Tcx May. 25. Tho
wheat harvest is opening up this
week and tho crop Is splendid. In
fact.itissaidtojie the best in time
whereof tho memorv of mnn rii.
M lhT?J3:' Th o" p is
.... .-. .au uu uusireu. ijorn and cot-
ion are immense for the timo of the
year. Farmers are rejoicing over the
A Strong-Minded queen.
Si1. Loms May 26 A special from i The"Ki" n"d Queen of Servia arc
'iufield.Kas. says: Ycstcrdai morn' "0.w onHoad te- They became
Gcn'I Samuel I Given Ex-ef
Police Philadelphia Pa ji'rit(
1 ears ago I was permanent! 5m
.Nacogdoches Tex May 26. Fine
rains warm weather and good health
nave maue tne outlook for crops
Many new buildings are going up
amontr which mirlninnicii ihn.-
McthodUl church which is a valuable
addition to the town.
in regard to the findinr of oil in Dm
eastern part of the county not much
tau ue Known uu nas certainly been
iuuuu uiimcru an correct iniormation
seems to havo stopped.
Greenville caget away with Sul-
phur Springs on railroads but the lit-
tle city's base ball club can beat the
other in a match game. This makes
things about even. Caris News. .
estranged because 'of hi9 nitpniinna in
another lady. The queen did not "o
out into the garden and sob as queens
are supposed to do when their hus-
oauus are irissy but gave the favorite
a piece ol her mind thprn mi i..
Tho king became 'miffed" nml m
queen went home to her ma but
never weakened. She would not re-
turn till she waa "assured sho could
boss the palace. As soon as this wa3
granted she discharged the king's
cabinet aud sent that favorite about
uerousmcsj. u is believed she has
CVen SUfllClpnl clrpnrrtr stf :...! -
bring order out of thn Ttiiltmnor .r.
.- . . o --- -
imrs ii sne wcrs given a chance.
The Loiij anil Short Haul.
From St. Louia to San Francisco bv-
rai! It ia 2600 miles. From St. Louis
Proliiuirion In Polk.
LlYiNasrnx. Tnr n... .n t
Jamea Yonug delivered one of his
usua uy able temperance lectures last
night to an annrpptnituo ..ir .
1 . -kitvvm auilldlUC m
tho court house. The doctoriwas ve-
ry earnest in bia advocacy of the pro-
hibition amendment nndniipr L.
?S 52 '"'? "H?" a pro-
. luiriy-nve members.
immigrant Arrivals for April.
VAsiirjiojjps; May24. During tho
month Jf Apnl v-Ht? 7S.Z()7 immi
grants arrived In this Mimiw .
against -19153 in April 1886. Of the
uu.uui.-i arriviujr in .Apn past Ger-
wJi aUnd4weSlcn "33En:rlandand
Wales 9720 aiuTItaly 9604.
t - .
An Old Timer Killed.
uarry uitcm killed an alligator
The Journey of Lire.
Lifc is but a swift journey a rapid
passage from tho cradle to the grave.
Xhcro aro many thing? that should bo
done along the roadSmooth atiSIJ-
twclve ."crt in Ipnb-n ; -p .
last Wednesday. Ho was brought to
rHVwara.. at'"ctca u lSO crowd.
The old fellow has been in the poad
Cnr fnnnt ia.p. i. .u . x "uv
- ... . jLa um au previous at-
Suicide of a Farmer's Wife.
yhllehead wife of .Inmp
Whitehead a farmer living two
place hero and thcrplanntowcrs By
tho wayaido that other eves may gaze
npon pleasant sights light up as many'
dark places A3 possible so that the
gloom that overshadows hcrs mav
be dlsnel ed and ihmr i..ri. .j- ..
glad remove as nunv unmM..
blocks as you can that oihers mar no
tall: do thcso thlntr.. nn.I nri..'
journey has been completed you may
look back a!onp down the road von
havo traveled and feci that yoa have
made it easier for others and in the
consciousness of h.trlm-- !. ..-
;-diity having added to Die hannino-g
oi others having made the crooked
maces straight and given Ifght irr
darkness you will havca reward moro
gratifying than earthly wealth or
political position could ever give.
.The Boom in Suburban Lots.
An Eastern man who recently went
to Dallas was taken i imirr- K.in. -
into the country by a real estate agent""
who began showiDZ a number of hr.
gain in Dallas lot?. "Are wo still In -Dallas?'
around over the bleak prairie. "6.
yes; thi locality U convenient to
business" thn aent answered. "I
was in Fort Worth tho other day" (he
stranger continued "and I am certain
i was ouercu mesc same lots aa a part
(o x-rescoii Arizona by rail Is 1700 """cueau.a tanner living two miles of Fo Worth- that fa thr.rML.on?
miles. The railroad has been eharn-J north from toivn. commftf pi .. I.i. !TrL.'.i :i:"I-a i...hocaoa r
ino-SlSOn np - . e. r i" ? rat 2 n. m n-n Ki .t " --..- ..iu.u J4 cre umxbs.
--0 -.vw .. v. u 3i. iijuia io
Prcscott and 250 over th same road
per car from St. Louis to Saa Francis-
co. This discrimination is ono of the
mmga intended to be corrected by tho
interstate commerce bill. Of course
San Francisco merchants who have
been getting the benefit of this dis-
crimination cro denounnimr' lo i.nr
FntAl)......! .. - . . c.. '
luoiiuatuii jicupic iinnK me law a
. o . i .' ---.. Ol.l
u p. ui. ioiay by taking a dose of
;" s "." rala- uc d'ed one hour
unur uaving-swallowed the dose.
CincAoo May2i Therecentrains
throughout the Northwest havo ex-
uuKiiuucu most or tho forc3t fira.
Wished Her to be Impressed.
At a negro wedding In this cilya
short time ago when the word?
love honor and obey were como to
tho groom interrupted the preacher
and said : "Head that again sab :
read it wnnco mo' so'j da ladv C-i
.t.rl. i . . --... u.ua.
.. i" n"a:Ur?n;?ing.A" Wisconsin ketch the full solemnity ofdo mta
ilrnctivrviouTncooflato " 8UCU "M tts n!eA '"-fGriuin
. - ' ' - S f
r- 1 - " " Mtes
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