The Weekly Mineola Monitor (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 49, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 13, 1887 Page: 1 of 4
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B II IIART. JXO. T. CIIADDOCK,
HART & CRADDOCK,
Practice In the District and Inferior courts
or tho State und tho Supremo and Federal
Court* at Tyler.
HORACE M. CATE,
-ATTORNEY AT L/VW-
MINEOLA, - - TEXAS,
Offers hi professional services to tlio people
of Wood and surrounding; counties. Will
iinutlot In all tho Courts of the State and the
Federal Court at Tyler.
W. M. GILES,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
MINEOLA, - * TEXAS.
R. N. STAFFORD,
-ATTORNEY AT LAW
REAL ESTATE AGENT,
Minkola, • - Texas.
Will practice In all the Courts of the Seventh
Judicial Dlstrlrt. Special attention given &>
' Kjjv-y^jcollcctloiis of all kinds. Itemlttuuo£p -
~ ' .vIi,%.«lso buy ant^jv""
Consolidated with the Mineola Hawkeye Nov. I, 1883.
Entered at the Postofltoe at Mineola as Sooond-olaaa Mail Matter.
AY, AUGUST 13. 1887.
B. F. READ & CO.
"I fee where we
lacked just 114,222 pr^
than we had."- Sim-
"The rest of yew
again if you wau<iJ,co i
enough. I ^^f^ff0crats
Motions, Staple and Faiicy^^oer'ies.
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1 f load or
g to the
4i Ms ,
There «ei,c f«nutfcaJ |0!
-Xlf'** . anl, cor Pem°'1' a call a .
•ij incut M -J . divaliS i -price"
m f l ail t*° trade to * &y a d P
jr Carroll and
? Fort Worth
ty, but then I
ST. LOUIS and DALLAS,
PT. WOREH. EL PASO and
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.
Scessors to Elmer & Breen,)
- DEALERS IN-
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
;8olid Trains from El Paso
Fast Time, First-Class Equipments,
See that your tickets read via Texas and Pa-
elUc Hallway. For Maps, Timo Tables, ilckots,
Kate*, and all required information, call on or
address any of tlio Ticket agents, or
J H. MI IjLEH, Passenger Agent, Dallas, Tex
II W .MCCULU)UGH, General Passenger
and Ticket Agnnt. Dallas, Texas.
JOHN A. GHANT, General Manager, Dallas,
MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
Tha Direct Route for all Points
California and Texas.
TWO TRAINS DAILY.
The Direct Route for all PointB
BAST AND NORTH, VIA BT
Two Trains Daily
Pullman Palacc Hotel Cars arc run be-
tween St. Louis and Sun Antonio, via Sc-
d'All' trains' Ottb?- and depart from the
assuring passengers direct connections,
Fast Time. Superior Accommo
B. W. McCULLOUOH,
General Passenger and Ticket Agent,
MINEOLA - TEXAS.
Fir,a Good's, Cvoc/fery, Tinware,
Also A (.enl lor the Star Standard Southern Celton and il;iy Tress. Also for the
G- A. Kelly l'lows. Also tor Brown's Cotton Gin, Pratt's Cotton Gins, Stationary
nnd Portable Engines, Hnllroad Scrtipo s, Barrows, etc. And every other article in
the II irdwaie line. We are agents lor the Charter Oak, Briliiaut and Favorite
Cooking Stoves, and make them a specialty in our business.
Livery & Feed
MINEOLA, EX AS.
Good teams and equipments on
haud and to let at all times. Stable
uear passenger dc, ot.
Bass- itch ci'rk.
. never falls to cure
„ Vfrii Mance, anil every form of contagious
•tru'f.lies n :«) minutes if It is well rubbed im-
the skin. Forsalc.by N. H. m0111.KV.
Fllfl KEMROY is the Iwst thing in tin
world for Itch. Mange. sWatches. &r. hor
N. h. MobleV, DruggUt
, x to\d Btotr
"VE8, 110 ott
.«d OOt _
itical ft8®a ;nley and Chil-
0 jjj6 re8(; Df
"When I've got F^, I'm a pretty
tou and JobnBton a' campaigner,
the boys on my Bidi'u^^01) 'n tbis
good organizer ann't I Col. Bon
But I've lost my re,
Ggbot 8TtOWr ai1l in the
nei? —T. N. Jones. 3tat(J gQ bflck
"Aftek all I sail simply in
pnigQ to have the lf; perhaps I
on me by 100,000- said at
credible. But a/te- ^3 of the
majority was good •- ,ioagh for me."
Hays & Beaver
CIGARS, Etc., Etc.
Opposite Depot, - Mineola, Texas.
"We could 'stam
holler' louder than
' harder and
he autis, but,
by gad, boys, they cjtu out vote up,
Undertaker's Goods, Metalie Burial Cases, Sash,
Doors and Blinds.
And House Furnishing Goods
MINENLA, • TEXAS.
can't they? By jinfes, boys, I be-
lieve were'r beat, but I won't give
it up until all tho returns get in, I
gad, I won't. Wait till you hear
from the Panhandle."—Dr. Mobley.
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Thk next tinje Oell the people
that my side is goibg to elect all
the officers from constable up, I
believe I'll wait idtil after the
count and know I'4 on top. But
things did look proifsing when I
made that Mineola speech, didn't
they, JoneB? I fed all "broke
Jim Hogg, as a (artisan, is a
most conspicuous success. On his
ruling as to the qualifications of
foreigners to vote in the prohibi-
tion election it vould seem that it
was begotten of a desire to aid the
side which he espoused and in that
way contribute to its success.—
Why this thrust? The ruling
of Attorney-General Hogg upon
this question is in htrmony with
that of all his predecessors and is
the law without a question. Now,
Brother Colquitt, prohibition with
it* (MiupalgU WrtWtaTSs' Wen
rebuked by nearly 1013,000 major-
ity, and the above stab at an honest
official is a fair sample of prohibi-
tion spleen. " Let uahave peace,"
for Heaven's sake.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
MINEOLA, - • TEXAS.
Always in Stock Fine Toilet Soap, Fancy Hair and Tooth Brushes,
Perfumery, and Funcy Toilet Articles, Ttnsses and Shoulder
Rraces, Grass and Garden Seeds, Paints, Oil and Dye Stuffs,
Pens, Ink and Letter Paper, Glass, Putty, etc.
Physicians Proscriptions accurately
tompouuded at all hours.
Cook County Boodlers.!
Chicago, 111., AugustDur
ing the morning uiOBt of the con-
victed boodlers occupied them-
part jrt the boodlers1
under certain not improbable con
tingencies produce a deadlock that
will prevent any levying of any
taxes for the county. The con-
viction for an infamous crime
makes vacaut the office held by
the criminal, but tho law is so
framed that the county board must
declare that the vacancy exists,
and without the co-operation of
the boodlers this can hardly be
Judge Jamieson emphatically an-
nounced that the defendant must
resign. The spectacle of legisla-
tors of this great county adminis-
tering its affairs in jail would not
Alexander Sullivan for the de-
fence pleaded for time to consult
with his colleagues on this point,
and also asked to have the argu-
ments on the motion for a now
trial postponed until September.
After much discussion Sullivun
succeeded in getting matters de-
layed till Monday, with the under-
standing that if the boodlers re-
signed iu the meantime the time of
arguing the motion for a new
trial would be put off till Septem-
Those of the boodlers who were
merely fined concluded not to take
any further ehanogs;Jand.withdrew
their motions for another trial.
Tie Up to This Man Girls, One
From tho Williamsburg Grit.
In my rambles tho other day I
discovered a model husband in the
Third ward. He is a young man
and bound to bo wealthy. Recently
when people were all excitement
over Burnuin's lmiry family, Paul
Boyton and the glittering parapher-
nalia of the circus, ho labored all
day at his regular occupation. Af-
ter supper he spent three hours
posting up books for a near-by
merchant, receiving $1.50 for his
labor. He then went homo, took
up a parlor carpet, cleaned the
floor, beat the carpet, put it down
again and rearranged the room
before retiring. The next morn-
ing he was up at 5 o'clock, and
worked an hour and a half in his
garden, going to his meals smiling
and happy. I saw him as busy as
ever in the store where he is em-
ployed, and as he was calculating
on cleaning a couple of rooms at
night. He looks strong and
hearty and says ho never feels
fatigued. Girls, that's tho kind of
a man to tie to. By a little strato
gy he might be induced to do all
MONEYLESS AND PENITENT.
The Boodlers Throw up the Sponge.
ask thaVlWi§J?M"-Twolvo cl,lMrpn p,okod
, " \ " •• y Good* llox for
and that I be sent (o pis .
then handed Mr. Bliss his resigna-' |l
tion. Commissioners CuBtleman
and Oliver removod all their prop-
erty from the County Board room
and announced they would attend
no moro meetings as couimiEsion-
One of the next things to be
considered by tho Reform County
Commissioners is the questtou of
a superintendent of the asylum and
infirmary, to take tho place made
vacant by the arrest of Warden
Frey. II. A. Jones is spoken of
in this connection, as he has had
several years experience as chief
the dend man's legs. The sexton '
told me it was nothing unusual to
find bodies of two or. three chil-
dren iu coftlns of ndults. I began
to investigate and found twelve
children packed liko surdinea iu
a dry-goods box and a baby's
body in a box of refuse from a dis-
secting room. Tho undertaker
who did this was Francis Chaffee
who wus paid a fair price for each
body taken out there. As a re-
sult of this I came near being dis*
charged again, and had to allow
Chaffee to do as he pleased lu
order to keep my position. Cha!«
fee was indicted by the grand
jury, but the indictnieut was
quashed. As soon aft the now in*
dr^e Jul) wwiuVnwi In
Ai-ill weep vour tongue quiet.
A Story of John Randolph.
The Clay Hill portrait of Mr.
John Randolph, aaid to be the
finest likeness of him, is now in
the Corooran gallery at Washing* .
ton. Long after Mrs. Tabb's
death Mr. Randolph still came
to Clay Hill. He was there one
day at a dinner party given to a
young army officer. At the table
the military guest was giving a
glowing account of the Mexican
churches, some of the finest of
which be said, bad been turned
olerk .1 both asylum . d tn«cm.tt. |!"° ba"'c.k'" J™"1
H„ vutnuklu .1.1 twol"- " -" by, captain, were jou
SKyc" x no lit a nuance.
That is to say, your lungs. AWo all
your brcatbiiiit inachinory. Very
wonderful machinery it is. Not only
tho largest air-passages, but tho thou-
sands of little tubes and cavities lead*
Three years of Democratic rule :
And the brother in Block is still a
citizen and a voter, Johnnie Rob.
is earning bis own li^ng, corn and
cotton overspreading the country ;
in fact, Providence iismilmg upon
us so lavishly that, vith the big
steals cut off, the ratals so nearly
all turned out, we tutj about to be
smothered with too.tuuch abund-
Buffalo Bill writeg*rom London :
"No man, not even 'Vant, was re
ceived bettor than our humble
servant. 1 have di/'d with every
one of the royalt) ,from Albert,
Prince of Wales^dr n," Bat he
hasn't got tli^big hdd a bit, he
says, and is/jnst there "for dust,"
which he \fg certainly -Rising, aud
doubtless' is getti"'; in large
ing from them,
lien theso are clogged and choked
with matter which ought not to bo
there, your lungs cannot half do their
work. And what they do, they can
not do well.
Call it cold, cough, croup, pneu-
monia, catarrh, consumption or any
of the family of throat and nose and
head aud lung obstructions, all are
bad. All ought to he got rid of.
There is just ono sure way to get rid
of them." That is to take Boschco's
German Syrup, which any drupgiflt
will M'tl you at Tit cents a bottle.
Even if everything else has failed you,
you may depend upon this for certain.
Tho last place one would go to
look for a good tbriftj boy, my
son, is on tho street corners. That
fact would be a condemnation
against, your standing. Never be
seen, my boy, with a throng of
wild, loud-mouthed hoodlums, who
loaf on the streets and in tho
stores. Employ yourself; never
bo idle. Keep away from bad as-
sociations and you will como out
uhead iu the race for good jobs.
Ho furnished valuable aid to the
State in the recent investigation.
He is full of information as to how
Bipper and some other contractors
the swindlino scheme
as far back as 188.1. His story of
the boodle is most interesting.
He says: "When I first went out
to the asylum in 1881, being sent
out by II. C. Sciennie, I opened a
set of books for the asyluui and
the infirmary, nono having been
kopt prior to that time. During
the three years I was thero it never
cost more than $154,000 a year to
run both institutions. Last year
it cost about $200,000 to the asylum
alone. The first man that I dis-
covered doing crookod work was
William Kolzc, who was delivering
milk that showed fully CO per cent
of water. Of oourso I refused to
accept it, and as he would not
take it back it remained all day.
Kolze's son was very mad next
day aud threatened to do me up if
I ever repeated tho offense. When
I siw Kolzo again he said he would
furnish better milk and did so for a
long time, until some of tho com-
missioners took the milk business
off my bands. Kolsse after that de-
livered swill milk for the paupers
and cream for the boodlers' table.
My experience was that no man
could be Btrictly honest aud hold
a position of trust. During the
past four or five yenrB Bipper run
with a high nAND.
After I had been there a short
timo Storekeeper G. W, Reynolds
was discharged. The night be-
fore he committed suicide he said
he was discharged because Bip-
per did not like him. Then I had
weighed Bipper's meat in every
load. Ho would have corned
beef. This sometimes consisted of
pig noses, shin bones, scraps of
mutton nther meat wbich
would spoil on bis bands. He
then threw it into flour barrels,
sprinkled a little salt on it and
called it corn beef. I sent the
stuff back, together with some
quarters of beef which were fairly
rotten. After sending back this
meat for two week I was discharg-
ed. No one knew why. The
man who took my place was a
friend of Bipper named Hack-
inann. He had too much con-
science though and left uftcr tell-
ing mo he did not want to do any
such dirty business for anybody.
Hackmann is now a Pullman cur
conductor. Then Jim Gleason
went out. There wus no trouble
with Bipper's meat from that on.
After I was sent back through
tlio intervention of II. C. Sune and
Dave Clark. I was asked by
some friends of a man who was
drowned in tho lake to exhume
the remains. That's where
the cemetery scandal
started. Wheu I opened tho cof-
fin there wore tho bodies of two
little children crowded in between
uot afraid to do it!" asked one of
the ladies. " Oh, do ; for my part,"
the captain replied," I have be*
come so used to sueb things that
I could take my dinner on an altar
as comfortably as elsewhere."
" Aud so would a hog, sir," snid
Mr. Randolph. Iu tho silence
that followed this terrible thrust
they say tho ycry air of the room
seemed to tingle as the nerves of
the guests did. [J. R. Tabb, in
New York Independent.
A Church Member Ask a Bay Off.
'•I guefltrMiad better wltirdraw
from tho church for two or three
months," said a Dakota man to
his pastor a fow months ago at
the beginning of the cyolone sea-
son. " Why, how's that, brother |
what's the matter f" inquired the
pastor. "1 feel three or four cy-
clone lies sort of working aronud
in my mind and they've got to
come out. Just give me leave of
absence for say ninety days,, and
I'll be back with yon again next
fall. I believe tbey will be some
of the thunderingest cyclone lie*
over told, and I don't want to dis-
grace tho church."
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Editor Watterson, of the Coat-'"
ier Journal gets off the following
on Tuttle, the ehicf of the Grand
Army of Iowa. " Tuttle, tbe tin-
whistle blatherskito of tbe G. A.
R. who has gained some notoriety
lately by aping Guttean, ofcouree
bobs up aud blows his little born
again, now that President Cleve-
land has declined tbe G. A. R.
encampment at St. Louis, Little
Tuttle will probably never receive
the spanking he needs, for no one
would care to administer it at the
cost of befouling any respectable
The following from tbe New
York Sun is to tbe point r uIt
country newspapers were to print
tbe names of subscriberrwbotake,
read and enjoy, and are gratified
by, yet refuse to pay for their
home papers, the reputation of
most honesty would depreciate
twenty per cent. An editor's la*
boris seldom esteemed or com-
pensated. A lawyer will give yon
five minutes advice on a topio and
chnrge you $5 for it. An editor
will givo you advice on a hundred
topics, nnd chargo five cents per
copy for his paper, and very often
five cents given to an editor would
save $5 given to a lawyer. In faet,
no other business is so universal-
ly robbed and swindled out of
their labor and capital as country
Before being lynched Wednes*
day night, says one of tbe Bell'a
Dnkoto enclianges, "Col. IIoss-
dealer handed us $2 and request-
that the Hayrake bo continaed to
his family for another year. The
Colonel is a gentleman and a pnb>
lie-spirited citlzon. Our boat
wishes nccoinpany him."
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Cate, Horace M. The Weekly Mineola Monitor (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 49, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 13, 1887, newspaper, August 13, 1887; Mineola, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254224/m1/1/?rotate=270: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mineola Memorial Library.