Corsicana Observer (Corsicana, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, June 21, 1889 Page: 1 of 8
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THE OBSERVER One Year'for Only ONE DOLLAR. This Offer Expires June 30th.
COBSICANA, TEXAS, J] vTE 21. 1880.
PRICE 5 CENTS. NO. 35,
J ust Opened,
15EST ASSORTED STOCK (W
GROCERIES -EVER OF-
FERED THE TRADE
IN THIS CITY, ' '
Bought at wholesale factory 'cost,
and will he sold for cash only, at
Hmall profit, trusting that an ap-
preciative community will spend
money where they" eiui get the
best and most for lOtfcents.r No
article will i>e misrepresented,
ifioney refunded at any time 011 re-
turn of purchase. We want, your
confidence and your trade, and ex.
pect to get it by selling you -good
goods and cheaper goods thim any
competitor. We will have 110 had
debts, long winded accounts, not-
book keeper and collectors to pay,
bnt plenty of Rock Bottom Geo-
Corsicaaa, Grocery Co.
207 S Beaton St. H. B. KEESEE, Manager
DRANE 6 SON
at their old stand, ?<X) and 201 E.
OolHn St. Oorsicana, Texas, con-
thxuevtp sell goods in their line at
the lowest competitive price for
cash or satisfactory note.
We invite all to examine our
JLUght • i-tr**- -rrt vr
It is light, neat, durable, and
costs no more money than other
old style cumbersome makes.
Our new Osborne mower is a
daisy and reasonable in price:
How is #50 for u lirst class latest
Ifvon want the best
A L«dI ur« 'or tfnrpnt* Who I)o Not Kaaw
How K Control Their Tetuptv.,
It is noji txftlllfoty that this article
will «ver mtjet tho eye# 0/ thosw fot i
whom it io intended. Tho ones whej
really need advice are usually those j
who can not, or will not, road it But in j
the hope of arresting twou one itnyi'y
hand which might otherwise do untold
damage by. a single ill-aimed blow,
those liues ore written,
"A box on tho ear," has become tc
be so common an expression that we
BinHe when it cfcours }n a racy naira-
•tivo; but it should never be Smiled at.
A box on tho oar truiy cause partial, 01
even total deafness for life; it - may
eauBe internal injuries, which may re-
sult in stupefying, or even en^roly de-
stroying the intellect; it may caifftc
Illness—even death. Should an act
freighted with such' -tremendous possi-
bilities evor be lightly spoken ,af f
Atad what sort of a soul can the wan
or woiuan pofosa, who, knowing the
results that may follow the.wti, .erco
recklessly give the ohild a box 011 the
A blow on any part of the betid may,
and most likely will, bo followed by
grave consequences. A blow upon the
ehe^t, the -stomaoh, the spino, is al-
most equally dangerous. In fact,
thare are only one or two places u;wn
the human body which may be strurh
with comparative safety; and, when
IV seems necessary that corporal pun-
ishment should be administered to a
ohild, it should be adnlinistered in
those places. The teachings of Script-
ure and of common-sense seem to point
to the occasional necessity at corporal
punishmgnfc It should never be bo-
Btowed in anger, however; nevor with-
out tho most careful deliberation, and
as a la3t resort. If a child has beea
trained from early infancy to habits of
obedience* there will rarely, if ever,
be found a necessity for whipping,
after it has attained the age of Ave or
six years. Other punishment equally
effective can and should be devised
for older children.
In any casts never strike a child at
random in a moment of impatience.
The remark whieh is often made, thai
bright, precocious babies develop Into
the most commonplace men and wom-
an, may, perhaps, he accounted for in
a troths* .way than tR-U fontl ra,r.„
.ATM,/rsci^ miew • m l
fancy. Biows, kicks and violent shak-
ings must have thoir' effect upon the
tender brain and nerve of childhood.
It would not necessarily , require much
of such treatment to reduce an origi-
nally brilliant Intellect to a condition
little short of idiocy.—Congregational-
Gatherer, or Itake, see "us, we
Farm Wagons, $62.50,
How is this for low?
Road Carts $20 and tip,
How is this?
Buggies as Cheap
and wo dont sell at cost • either,
but get u liviug profit. . •
Wo call particular notice to onr
new line of Eeed Cutters, £7.30
to $20 (formerly sold from 810 to
*25) that will cut anything from
oar corn to hay, do it easy and
make it cost you one-third less to
feed your stock.
It will be to your interest to
see us before buying anything iu
M. DRANE & SON.
Grain, Feed, Rock Salt, Coal
and Wood at lowest cash prices,
FEARFUL TRAGEDY REPORTED.
Austin, Tex., Juno 14. -News
reached here this morning of a
bloody riot at a justice court in
Bastrop cottnty, in which the col-
ored .justice and throe other ne-
groes and five white men were
reported killed or mortally wound-
ed. This report hero is believed
to exaggerate the facts. Many
white men armed are reportedto
have gone to the scene of the
tragedy, but the massacre which
was feared may be prevented, as
officers from both Bastrop and
Travis have gone down to keep
r>«ace. The two Litten broth-
sh.iii it iu... Schof, whites, are
v Up to a late
en - ■H
reti ^ J . • 4 uo call for
not far oft yet in o..
mood, are incapable or ix.'
it. Ah! thea where iu the sfiov
SOME GOLDEN RULES.
*<lvlcp for Young Men Who Are About tu
Entdr Oiulit^M Life.
- The following, from au unknown
source, contains advioe which experi-
enced business men indorse and young
men will do well to follow:
Have but one business, know it thor-
oughly,. and attend personally, to its
minutest details. Be self-reliant, con-
centrate-your energies In a'determina-
tion and supreme effort to conquer suc-
cess. Keep your own counsel, attend
strictly to business, and never, dabble
Hi any thing foreign to it, curtail youi
expenses, never sacrifice safety to
prospective large returns, cut short
your losses and let your proflts run on,
and make your prime movers indus-
try, economy und fair dealing. Jt
is the merest rant and bosh to
rely on luck. He is always Indolent
and whining, folding his arms, drink-
ing and smoking, waiting for big prizes
in lotteries, or lying abed expecting a
le'ter with news of a legacy. On the
contrary,.labor and pluck aro the In-
vincible heroes who conquer success:
khoy strike out new paths, create, con-
trive, think, plan, 01 iginate, tako all
legitimate risks, toil to surmount ob-
ttoclos, push forward, win renown by
•uccess. The glorious guloxy of sue-
Bessful business men and Illustrious
author* have all been hard workers.
Shun bad company and the prev alent
vices of the day, never loan a borrow-
ing friend more than you are able to
lose if ho can not pay, and never take
a loan on- opportunity. Nevor borrow
money to speculate with. Acquire
know lefigfJ. It is only enlightened men
who successfully hold their Own with
the surging masses who -throng the
road to riches. Avoid law and legal
squabble* of every kind. In disctiss-
Inir business disagreements, keep cool.
Muke all tho money you can and do till
tho good j^iu can with It, remembering
that he who lives for himself alone
lives for the meanest man In creation.
If engaged in public business advertise
it; be punctual in meeting promised
payment*; keep short acoouhts; settle
often; be clear and explicit in making
bargains. Be civil ud obliging >t
wall m decisive and prompt with cus-
tomers, and do not overtrade your cap-
ital. Finally, in the maturity of life,
dou't rust out by retiring from busi-
ness; k«ep bright by usoiul effort, re-
membering that industry aail happinuM
There are three dangers la your path;
the fust is the drinking of liquor, tin
second is speculation, and the third it
When 1 was a telegraph operator iu
Pittsburgh, 1 know all' the men who
speculated. They were not our eiti-
zctia of first repute: they were regard-
ed with suspicion. I have lived to see
all of them ruined, bankrupt'In money
and bankrupt in character. .Theije U
scarcely an instawa of a man who ha*
made a fortune by speculation end kept
it. The'man who grasps the inow>ing
papers to see how his speculative veut-
uros are likely to result unfits him * li
for the calm consideration and proper
solution of. business problems, with
which ho has to deal later iu the day,
aud saps the source of that persistent
and concentrated energy upon which
depend the permanent eucec.as and
often the very safety of his lijnin busi-
ness. The thorough man of' business
know ti.at only by years of patient, un-
remitting attention to affairs-can he
earn his reward,'which is the result not
of chance, but of well-devised meant
for the attainment of ends.
Nothing Is more essential to young
business .men than untarnished credit,
and «iothing kills credit sooner than
the knowledge in any bank board that
a man engages iu speculation. How
can a man be sredlted wlwse resource*
may bo swept away in one hour by a
panic among gam asters? Resolve to
be business men, but speculators never.
Tho third danger is the perilous
habit of indorsing notes. It appeals
to your generous instincts, and you
say: "How can I refuse to lend my.
name only, to assist a friend?" It is
because thero is so much that is true
and commendable In that view that, the
practice is so dangerous. If you owe
any thing, all your capital and all your
effects aro a solemn trust in your hands
to be held inviolate' for tho security of
those who have trusted you. When a
man in debt indorses for another, it is
not his own credit or his own capital
that he risks, it is the money of his
own creditors. Therefore, I say that
if you are ever called upon to Indorse,
uevt.r do it unless you have cash means
hot required for your own dobte, und
never irtdo rse beyond those means. &
Assuming that you are safe in regard
to Vheso, your graveet dangers—drink-
ing, speculating and todotsi
man must do something exceptional,
ai d beyond the range of his special de-
partment. He m\:st attract attention.
A shipping clerk may do so by discov-
ering in an invoice an error wi th which
he has nothing to do, anil which has
escaped the attention of tho proper
person. If a weighing clerk, he may
save for ho firm by doubting the ad-
justment of t.ho scales, and having
them corrected. Your employer nvisfc
■firfd out that he hfts not got a mwre
hireling in his servicu, but a man; not
one who is content to give so many
hours of work for so many dollars in
rethrn, but one who devotes his spare
hours and constant thoughts "to the
Our ypung partners in' Carnegie
Brothers have won thoir spurs by
•bowing that we did not know half aa
A'ull what was wanted as they did.
, Thero is ono sure mark of the com-
ing millionaire; his revenue always
exceed his expenditures. Ho begins
to save as soon as he begins to earn.
Capitalists trust tho saving young
man. For every hundred dollars you
can produce as the result of Iwd-won
savings, Midas, in search of a partner,
will lend on credit a thousand; for
every thousand, tifty thousand.
It is not capital your seniors require,
It Is the ruau who has proved ho has
tlw business habits which make capi-
tal. Begin once to lay up some-
thing. It ii, the first hundred dollars
saved whicp tolls.
And here is the prlmo condition oi
suceos-j; tha great mcret; concentrate
your energy, thought anil capital ex-
clusively upon tho bus!iioss In which
you nre engaged.- Having begun in
one liuts resolve to tight it out on that
line; to lend In it; adopt every im-
provement, have-the best machinery
and knew the most about it.
Finally, do not bo (inpatient, for, ae
Emerson Miys: "No one can cheat you
out of ultimate success but your-
selves."—N. y. Tribune.
Quito a Serious Contagion.
Mrs. Malapropos—How is your papa
getting along, my dear? •
Mins Precise—Oh, he's convalescent.
Mrs. Malapropos My. oh my! How
unfortunate he is, to bo sure! First he
had newirr.mey, then plumbago, and
Miss Precise—How do you feel, Mrs.
Mrs. Malaprotnis—The doctor say#
I've got two buckles on myjungs, and
I'm going down to the druggist's now
to get some bronical bi-eochos for my
benfleweud ways. —Dmke's Magmri ne.
Wednesday Mas emancipation
day. The colored people of this
city and? county celebrated the
day iu two divisions; one crowd
of ahout 5t>0 chartered a train of
seven coaches and went out to
Trinity-river to a lake,where they
were to meet a crowd from Tyler.
They wero^^oft supplied with
baskets for a picnic dinner. An-
other crowd met iu the FrOat &
Barry grove in this eitj; where
they e^'.-yed their part of eman-
cipatida day. The train which
went to the lake did not leave the
city until 11:20 a. m. and returned
at 7:-io p. m.
The following officers were
elected on last Saturday evening
for the next Masonic year of Cor
slcana Lodge No, 1.74 A. F. & A
J. F. Stout, W. M.
W. A. Polk, S. \y.
A. Harris, J. W.
"1PIr; Kdeus, treasurer,
It. til/Talbot, secretary.
1 '0 Letter JList.
Ust of Jotters remaining iu the 1'ostoOice
t Corsnraun. Tcxu.h, for the wcqk ending
June la. itei.
; ladies LIST."
Juckson C uroliae .fotin^i.n Bettie
Jones Hetty 2 King H J
Levusay Kate Jtlles linllie
Wade Zelia Yreem Mary
r Gents List.
PLEASE HELP A MOTHER FIND
IJennet A I)
lielatiad T W
Maxell O O
or the above letters will
rtised'' giving date. .
A. F. WOOD. P M.
All preachers, public speakers
and officers are earnestly solicit-
ed to read this Circular in all
congregations, public gatherings,
on the streets everywhere possi-
ble in the United States and terri-
My son wrote me at Ttfinidtrd,
Ool., May 18, 1888, that he would
start home in a few days. Thfet
was the last heard from him. He
was 22 years old, fair complexion,
bright blue eyes, chestnut colored
hair, free, benevolent counten-
ance, light beard, medium height
and size, round face and regular
features'. Had been engaged in
hauling lumber from about mills
to Trinidid, Ool., with three pon-
ies and a mule. IJo had been at
Deaemer's tie camp, New Mexico
on Match 25,1888, hauling tics.
He'worked for several mouths in
1887 on the Fort Worth aud Den-
ver railroad extension, D. Oary,
contractor, Quanah, Tex. Hi?
mother lias been almost distract-
ed with fear and suspense for
near eleven months. Any news
of him after May 18, 1888, would
be very, gratefully rewarded. I
would give all the world to find
him. His name is E. Otho Glass-
coek. He made Colorado City
Texas, headquarters for several
years; in fact he lived there atout"
two years. Address
Mrs. Kate Glasscock.
P. S.—All newspapers please
copy in full.
MINERAL OUTPUT. 1
Tho yield of these United Stat-,
esl in minerals for 1888 was #501,
659,931, an increase of $50,000,000
over the preceding year. Of this
amount $3:1,175,000 was in gold
and £59,195,000 was In silver.
The iron output fell off a little,
bnt the yield of copper increased
largely. The total amount of coal
CORSICA N A, TEX At#.
Ready to Give The Cot-
ton'Crop a Lift.
I Mitts Bills- of Kocehange Direct
on European Money Centres.
Wishes to be happily received
Buys and Sella Exchange at reas-
Thy us. A Welcome Awaits You
R. E. PRINCE, President.
J. H. MARTIN Cashier.
ABM, S, UNDERBILL, V, P.,
No. 1.00 llroadwuv n. Y-
Sorry of Dawson fuc
0. T. Jeistcr. \viiU -
weighing 19 pounds, which was
forwarded to the spring-palace at
8> H. Kerr, Is back front
W. A. Carroll called on the Ob-
Postmaster Slade of Kiee call-
ed on us yesterday.
Teachets can go to Galveston
at 5 cents per mile round trip to
NEWS BOILED TO A POINT.
Save money, trouble and worry
by purchasing your wood sawed
any desired length and also split
if you like, nt the following pri-
| cord mwed into tliree lengths ready
tu spilt 1 90
1 " " '• '• 3 75
4 '• •• and H>llt i 15
1 •• 123
1 •• 1 tt. woorl on short notice 8 60
5 - '• or more 4 !'t-. wood ns soon in no«-
sll'ie, per cord . . . . 3 OS?
When yon buy sawed wood,
you avoid, all trash, save some
money aud avoid considerable an-
noyance. Telephone Or leave or-
ders. Tarnts spot cash with or-
der or on delivery. Always ac-
company your order with the cash
when convenient, as it often
saves rottch annoyance in making
Breultam ha* an oil well which
flows two barrels of oil per day.
Martin Butk was arreated at
Winnipeg as au accomplice in the
Ilillsboro holds the county seat
over Woodhurv by a large major-
Tito spring palace will be open
until .Juue 25, perhaps longer.
The compress was struck by
lightning in Ennis .Monday.
The city marshal of Oklahoma
was killed in a row the other day.
William K. Chandler was re-
elected to the U. 8. Senate Tues-
day from New Hampshire.
Fowl* in Large Number®. ,
Ilroedern may bhjt what they will
about msisHlrjjf fowls, but there is only
one sure nod snJe wivy to keep largo
flocka, whether young or old, and that
1b to separate thorn into smaller lots.
—The profession ol "lady tfuldV la
so well wtabUaht*! in IxmicIou that a
SMtlety w'cioti sen.l# out 200 guUM
oarriM on r. lucratlv# buaomut*
j each one to oroupy a plaeo for Itgolf.
! The evils of Overcrowding fo\vl« in re-
stricted qinirters aro too woll known
nowadays to pnss by without comment
or censure. Overcrowding, bad venti-
lation and intckanltnosw are the triple
evils whieh havo hro\ight more ruin
and desolation to large ostablfehineuta
than all other carolcmi and mlsnuiuaffed
; practices put together. Thero is no
exciMe, beeiuiso any temporary build-
j ing or nhed may, with a little "fixing
! up," be made to servo until tho stock
i is larKely or wholly reduced, for a
I hovel or a palace in all the same to
: fowls if It is ample space, good venti*
! Nation, with aa ii' of comfort and
| cleanliness. It mutters not how thrifty
1 the fowls may b<- whon gathered from
1 the runs, a fear, weeks of oltwe qooplr.g
; will tell on tfc«m. The hen« will ceasa
1 to lay, tho fecks lose their natural
| vigor and amative gallantry, lion will
[ gen«rate and hold high carnival, and
. serioOs loss hi hoaith and money value
I will he the heritable result. -WW
1 PovHra Journal.
coal to that of the metats we get
the enormous total of £803,17(5,-
(X)0, or somethiug over t?2,000,000
a day for every day in the year
as the product of American mines.
With these figures in mind, is it
to bo wondered at that "America
has twenty citizens who are rich-
er than the Queen's richest sub-
SAN FBANCISCO'S Q0RY DAY.
Chicago, 111., June 14.—A
special from San Francisco says:
Yesterday was a gory ilay for San
Francisco, as the record includes
two murderous assaults, one sui-
cide and a death under the cable
cars, and Tumuel Isaacs, whose
people are rich New Yorkers,
shot a disreputable woman and
then killed himself. The second
deadly assault was made by a
Chinese house servant, who <iuit
work, atul then, in a rage, attack-
ed Mrs. Johnston his employer.
He used a large butcher-knife,
and with this weapon slashed the
arms of Mrs. Johnston's sister,
who tried to help hor. He was
chasing both women with a bloody
knife when a male boarder inter-
fered ami overpowered him. An
unknown man was beheaded by
the cable cars near the park, mak-
ing the third accident on the ca-
ble road in one week.
AN ANCIENT TAR HEEL.
Clarksviile, Tex., June 14.--The
colored people of this vicinity are
making extensive preparations to
celebrate emancipation day. One
of the features of tho day will be
the presence of Carger Snna, the
oldest man in the county. He
was born in Wayne county, N. C.,
iu March, 17GJ, consequently is a
little over 127 y ars old. Hebas
cut his third set of teeth and ol>
taiued his second eye-sight about
live yeaiB ago.
i\> i:xciian<m: foju muled.
One two seat family carriage;
used short time; iu excellent con-
dition; new top. newly painted.
Cost $450.00. Price *lfi0.00 in
cash or good work mules, not too
old, at cash prices. Also two
phaetons and three buggies, one
hay outfit, press, mower, &c.,
cheap. . M. Drank & Son.
New buggies at lowest compet-
itive prices for cash or good in-
terest bearing note due thf* fall.
It has pleased tin AU-wlse Providence
to summon from hi* Inborn ujion earth our
beloved brother, J. B. SnodgraBg, tu t|te
tWentv-elffth year of hlif life; aud while we
bow in humble submission to 6od'swiil, we
feel that we have suffered it great loos In the
death of our most worthy brother. But
death, whfeh hs* for Its own, ttl) seasons,
stalks abroad, Htrlliftig down the just and
uu.Hirt, and when wo least expetf It knocks
and filing admiit(Aon into our own portals.
Brother Snodgrass, with his beaming
eountenauee, and'manly form, has graced
this hall for the hint time, His merry laugh
will enliven our -hearts do moro. The frail
tenements of the greatest Intellects of earth
as well as out s, must be consigned sooner
or later to the Ifmits of the tomb.
Therefore, in' cousideration of the high
respect we have for Ills memory be it re-
First: That we, nt members of this Chap-
ter, deeply ami-sincerely sympathise with
his bereaved wife aud child tn their great
distress, lor they have sudered un irrepara-
ble loss-; but we can point them to his earth-
ly conduct as a beacon light through the
trials of a transitory extstoiice, and may it
be to them a star - of hope tir gnjdo them,
when the dark cloud* of advornity gather
Second: That it be our greatest aim, ottr
object, and determination to live up to the
teachings of our Chapter, and the teachings
ol God; so that when we are called to go,
we may wend our way up through the star-
ry regions, to a home of immortality. And
may we be able to exclaim, "All is well."
Third: That you fathers who havo long
upheld, and taught the principles ol the
"Eastern Star/' tu this town and commun-
ity, you must sooner or later, be laid by tn«-
sMJle brethren, iu your last long home.
May you so live, that wUeu called to go, you
can say to those yon leave behind, to follow
In your footsteps.
, Fourth". That while wc duploro tho loss
of our worthy brother, may we tender to
his bereaved family our heartfelt sympathy
in the hour of their deep bereavment, and
may God bices and hind up the broken
heart of his wile, take care of the little babe
and comfort his kindred and friends,
Fith: That these resolutions bs handed to
our secretary for record, and u copy of the
same be sent to tha family ol our deceased
brother, Also i copy be sent to the nearest,
papers for publication. All of which ts sub-
mitted to thin Chapter for its consideration,
weights and measure. 29£f
• m. Dkane & Son.
TRIBUTE 0E RESPECT.
Lizzie L. Stnbbs,
W. I. Singleton.
O, C. Stubta,
K M. I>< Berry.
Mrs. J. W. Lambard and chil-
dren of Cleburne are here riait-
iug her sister Mr*. Bam Kerr and
V -n-1 •*.
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