The Mineola Monitor (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 9, Ed. 1 Saturday, November 24, 1888 Page: 1 of 8
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mlneola, texas, saturday, november 24. 1888.
HORACE M. CATE,
Attorney - t - Law,
Offer* his professional secvicen to the
people of Wood and surrounding coun-
ties; Will practice in all the courts of
the State and the Federal court at
A Huweroilt Letter.
W. M. GILES
k. m. HICKS.
GILES & HICKS,
Mtorneys and Counsellors at-Law
— AND —
Real Estate Office,
b. b. hakt. 1v°- t- craddock.
HART & CRADDOCK,
Attorneys - at - Law,
Practice in the District and inferior
courts of the State and the Supreme
and Federal courts at Tvler.
D. W. CROW,
Attorney - at - Law,
MINEOLA, - - TEXAS.
Office in the Denson building.
R. N. STAFFORD,
Attorney - at - Law,
Real Estate Agent,
Will practice in all the courts of the
Seventh Judicial District. Special at-
tention given to collections of all kinds.
Remittances promptly made. Will also
buy and sell and rent real estate and in-
vestigate land titles; render and pay
taxes on same.
J. H. WILLIAMSON & SON,
All work wrrranted and satisfaction
guaranteed. Plate work a specialty.
Office over Co-Operative store.
Situated in the center of the busi-
ness portion of Winsboro. First
class accommodations, and reason-
able prices. w p WILLUMS,
jr" Ullman,Lewis Co
Stagner & LaForce, at their mill
on Winsboro and Hawkins road
nine miles from Hawkins, cut the
finest quality of Heart and Sap
Pine Shingles. They keep also a
yard at Hawkins and one at Lake
STAGNER & LAFORCE,
Pine Mills, Wood Co. Tex.
1 sill sisect to f avium,
thu* avoiding agent* and deal-
er* whoso jirofltiinnd f xp«?nw.'ti
.1 .... 1.1 ~ tl.n n.iut nn SVUI'V ( ll'L'flll
dnnblo Uio cost on every ornjiii
they x-IL Thin beautiful, imllil
Walnut C« b, i KM of Patent
YVaillUb v,ano, ■ pvw v
Treldo and Bans (oui>-
k-rfl <_>rtrftn for only $48.00-
Wat ranU'd for 7 year*. Ibu' Y
Stool and Instrurti'm Hook
free. On trial In your own
home '• i*foro you buy Jt, anil f
not wiilnfactoi-y I will take it
Lack, i ny intf fr ;i rht both wn) a.
20 y« ar««'cxiHjri nceinthobusi-
n fh. Catalogue fr«- . Orderot
once. jl w. allsje2,
Washington, V. J.
District Court Proceedings.
A union labor man thus humor-
ously and quite truthfully writes
to W. E. Farmer of the result of
the election in this county.
Wills Poiht, Nov. 9, 1888.—
Vcni vidi—chestnuts, we came,
went up to the log and got licked.
W6 marshaled our forces mounted
the political ladder two rounds at
a leap, perched ourselves on the
pinnacle of the dome of fame, un-
furled our banner to the breeze,
with our watch words inscribed
on its folds in letters of fire iis
large as the patches on a poor
man's pants, but to our astonish-
ment it read: Arkansas is our
home and Dennis is our name."
Before our breast we threw our
war-like shield and cried,, "lay on
McDuff," and our request was im-
mediately heeded, "McDuff laid
on." We wound up ourselves like
aWaterberry Watch, strengthened
our nerves, smoothed down our
wrinkled fronts and in thunder
tones, that went from the depths
of inflated souls, and sounded like
rumbling of many waters, which
aroused the natives from Brown
county on the north to Lower Hog
Theif on the south, and from Tick
Ridge on the west to Providence
on the east, we demanded a "free
ballot and an honest count." Our
demands were complied with be-
yond our most sanguine expecta-
tions. We found two where we
only expected one. We paused
caught our breaths, regaled the
inner man. taken in a few doses
of the inspiration of the spirits of
departed patriots, girded up our
loins, rallied our forces, and made
another charge on the breastworks
of bourbonism, with our eyes fixed
on the game looking neither to the
right nor the left, but with ami-
rnation in our bodies and inspira-
tion in our souls, we pushed for-
ward determined to "conquer
though we died." "Sink swin,
live or die," we sang. We reace-
ed the battle-field in great shape.
We fought bravely, sang gloriously
and swam like a rotten potatoe,
felt like a deserted Arab, and look-
ed like the lost tribe of Isreal.
Then a changc came ever the spirit
of our dreams, and while we stood
in silent bliss, meditatiing over the
past, realizing the present and con-
templating the future, we could
see our foes swimming over the
troubled waters, head up and tail
C B More et al. vs Jas Long at
al.—Damages; continued by con*
J H Barnett and wife vs. T & P
R'y. Co.—Damages; continued by
consent. < >'
Hunter & Putman vs. M D
ed at pl'ffs. cost.
J B Simpson vs. J P Thompson
—Foreclosure lien—Dismissed at
S, Munzesheimer & Co. vs. Re-
neau & Hays—Foreclosure lien—
Dismissed at pl'ffs. cost.
R N Read vb. J M Rozell et al.—
Foreclosure lien — Dismissed at
A Patten vs C S Hays et al.—
Debt—Both paities have leave to
J C Chappel (for Fannie James)
vs. Mo. P. Rw'y. Co.—Damages—
Both parties have leave to amend
and pl'ff demands a jury.
.DA Mays ys Mo. P. Rw'y. Co.
—Damages — Dismissed at def t«
.'Eanhie T Mattox et al vs D T
Lipscomb et al—To partition land;
report of sale confirmed and deeds
ordered to purchaser as per sheriff's
• E Lukenbill vs J C Brown et al
Receivers T. & P. R'y.—Damages-
Passed till Wednesday 2d week.
Both parties have leave to' amend.
J H Newsome vs Thomas Jones
—Trespass to try title; set for 2d
E C Bess vs Moses Bess .&t al.-—
Debt—Dismissed under the rule for'
J J McDaniel vs J Friedlander
& Co.—Damages;- dismissed at
pl'tffs cost1; "
J J MdDaiel vs Henry Loeb.—
Garnishment, dismissed at pl'tffs
M E Worsham et al vs A Mun-
zesheimer et al.—Treespass to try
title; dismissed at pl'tffs cost.
P Richman vs J Lipdate—Dam-
ages; dismissed at pl'tffs cost.
Nancy Watson vs M M Gamblin,
ed at pl'tffs cost.
John Bailey vs Robert Cyrus et
al—Tresspass to try title; pl'tff de-
mand a jury.
Thos II Tucker vs Becky Tucker
ful attention to their duties, sheriff
Smart and superintendant of the
goor'farm, J. E. Faulk, were es-
P*c 4*y complimented. Lively
bosiness is expected next week
wjien the eriminal docket 1b opened.
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V- Pine Mills.
Pv< 9Mills, Tex., Nov. 14, 1888.
, ..Pine Mills is surely the happiest
precinct in the county over the
result of her home election. It was
chimed by our nairow-mindcd,
thjjck-skulled U. L. friends that the
box woiijd give Reed and Sham-
hurger a large majority. They
fjjought that the people would not
go back on their home men, but
o^r people were not to be led off to
for people who advocated
principles detrimental to tlie'inter-
ts 6f every true man. They were
tefmined to keep the "cattle"
tylit and reserve the desserts for
Irjed stock, stock that are tried and
tjpue to the cause of Democracy, the
Qnly party that has ever fulfilled
iy promises made to poorer clas
fcp of our country.
,,-Raad and Bhamburger needed
"niedioine" and they got it. They
h(ive the right kind of neighbors to
administer to their wants.
It seems that our U. L. friends
are showing up their Democracy
very .well as they are rejoicing over
the defeat of Cleveland and the
election of Ben Harrison. So m uch
for their Democracy. Inconsisten
cyft where art thou?
jf the devil was to send me out
9%r all the inconsistent people of
otir conty, I would go to Bill Far-
mer, Jonathan Russell and the
otfybr Union Laborites and say,
the devil wants to see you."
Texas is siek of such raids as the
U. L. party has been making on her
society and institutions for the last
year or two, and we hope that the
last election has buried them to
rise no more.
I am sorry to see things as they
exist at Pine Mills. Our people
are arrayed against each other,
and society is dying rather than
building up. Our churches and
schools are being neglected and our
most vital interests are going unat-
tended to; all on account of the dif-
ferent politics advocated by our
The leader in Quality of Groceries
and. low Prices. Highest prices
paid for country produce.
Nine and a half cents for cottoh-
is getting the price up towards the
point at which the farmer who rais-
es his supplies at home can hope
to realize a little profit from the
production of cotton. But the far-
mer who has to buy bacon, flour,
syrup and other things which he
can raise at home, has Bome dis-
tance yet to travel up hill, with
even ten cents per pound for his
^ The road law of Texas is a glar-
ing fraud and should bo amended.
The poor man who lives by the
sweat of his brow, lias no right to
pay as much tax as the millionaire.
Work the streets by taxation and
tax each man in proportion to what
his property is worth. This would
be white-winged justice and no
For First Place.
a great amount of political engineering will
oe done by friends of candidates to secure for
their man tlie first place on the ticket, and the
best man will probably secure the covetad
place. Then if Indorsed by the majority of the
people, the election is assured. Plectric Bitters
has been put to the front, its merits passed upon,
has been Indorsed, and unanimously given the
first plat'*, among remedies peculiarly adapted
to the relief and cure of all Diseases of Kidneys,
Liver and Stomach. (Electric Bitters, being
guaranteed, is a safe investment Price SOc. ana
il per botUe at K. T. Snlth A Co's Drug Store.
This affection is generally a mere
symptom characterizing a mora general
disease. In every case ft demotes a weak-
ness of the bowels. Obstinate constipa-
tion is sometimes a symptom of Incipi-
ent atrophy, ot consumption of the
bowels. It frequently depends upon
weakness or irritation of the spinal cord.
As a sore cure for either of these com-
plaints. a thorough reliance mar be
placed In Dr. 'Taylor's Sure Chill Cure,
providing the directions printed on each
bottle are faithfully followed. Bold by
1> T Qe.141. I. « « ...
people. We should not let these
Divorce; death of def t suggested things continue, but should remedy
and cause dismissed at pl'tffs cost. them as quick]y M J)oasiblC) thero.
J II Cox vs W U Telegraph Co by setting an example for our sister
Damages; demurrer to petition sus-
over the dash board, with an in- j tained and pl'tff has leave to amend.
scription on their coat tails, "We
fought a good fight, We kept the
faith and Harrison ran away with
the spoons," and a silent prayer
immediately, and simultaneously
arose from the deserted shore,
"Let those apples (?) float, while
Goo C Reeves (next friend for
Eleanor Reeves) vs Patton & Patton
—Damages; dissnnssed at pl'tffs
M Dunklin vs Lee Carter—Parti-
tion of land; I' Hcndrix, II Rhodes
and II V Johnson appointed com-
We lay our solves down to sleep,. missioners to partion land, and re-
And pray the Lord our souls to port at this term of court.
keep and save us from old hour-1 J Elmer sr vs Thos Breen—Par-
bon's sin. Till the time yfben we tition land; Geo A Cage, S R Bruce
can come agin "
Bro. Burress, late of the Labor
Amen.—Wills and J W Chatham appointed eom-
i missioners to partition land and
Organ, deceased, is the author of
this letter. You might as well have
published it with signature Bro.
Yantis for the ear marks identify
the writer without doubt.
communities to follow. We hope
to redeem the fair name of Pine
Mills, which has been tarnished
by the last election by rolling up a
big Democratic majority two years
from now instead of the little ma-
jority of one.
Long live the Monitor. It surely
has the right name from the work
it has done in the last campaign.
A Cheerful Companion.
Invalid (on railroad train)—Yes,
I am on a long journey. I am going
Genial Passenger—Well, well !
Glad I met you. I'm bound for
California, too. Let's keep togeth-
er. My brother lives in California,
DOES ITS OWN TALKING.
A good place one half mile from
depot on Quitman road. Six acres
of land, two sets of houses, good
barn, sheds, lots, etc., two good
wells all in splendid condition.
One of the houses contains four
rooms and a hall, is nicely weath-
er-boarded, freshly painted and
papered. The other ia a good box
house with two rooms. This is a
desirable placc and will bo sold
cheap. One half cash good terms
on balance. Apply to J. M.
Bhvan, at Brock's Saloon, or to
report at this term of court.
.1 Folmer vs It A V Folmer—Di-
vorce; divorce granted and pl'tff to
W E Bridges vs Mo I' Ilwy Co—
Damages; pl'tfl demands a jury. .,.n , ajone ^ tj,e merits or tlie medicine.
J M Belcher vs J C Brown et al chance for me out there, and I'm ! It is a perfect antidote for all malarial
1 "oison—cures chills quickly. For sale
If you want a nobby over coat go
An Incurable Disease.
Insurance Company's Doctor—
Of what did your father die?
I. C. Doctor—Diptheria?
Texan—No; a gathering of hemp
under his ieft ear.
I. C. Doctor—Ah, brochial trou-
Texan—No, sir, bronco Town
And Roger Q. Mills has really
been re-elected again, notwith-
standing Revs. Burleson and Car-
roll and the balance of the "saints"
in the 9th district, fought and
"prayed" so hard for his defeat.
Poor creatures; if they had been
attending to God's work and had
saved a few souls, they would have
been much better employed.—Den-
Fc in ale Complaints.
Taylor's Sure Chill Cure will bo found
of inestimable value in all cases of men-
strual obstruction, either partial or
A half to a teaspoonful of the Cure
taken every night at bed time will in a
short time not only restore this function
tional derangement to a healthy regu-
larity, but will purify and enrich the
blood and vitalize the system. If
the regular doses do not have the desir-
ed effect, then they may be increased so
as to produce a free evacuation of tlie
ebowels. Hold by It. T. fynith & Co.
Tom Clark says if the Democrats
had lectured, spoken, lied, har-
rangued, labored and prayed and
held midnight meetings and had
elected only one precinct officer,
he would be willing to contribute
to the support of his family and
take the official and kill him.—
Wilis Point Chronicle.
Heed's Chill Cure does its own talk-
ing, and one trial is sufficient to con-
vince the most prejudiced that its large
sale and popularity are not due to any
uiid hf. wrote tn mo there wns n hiir particular mode of advertising, but are
"c v 10 lne 1 ^ i (Jue alone to the merits of the medic!
R. T. Smith 4 Co.
A few of the most'intelligent ne-
groes in Greenville voted for Cleve-
land. One of them, Prof. W. B.
Ross, principle of the colored pub-
lic school, and well posted in poli-
tics, says he did bo on principle,
beleiving in tariff reform. Since
the election he has been threaten- '
ed by some of the riff-raff element
of his race for exercising his rights
as a freeman. But it is hoped'
that no trouble will ariBe in this •
' . V.,$j
Answer This' Question*
No.2. Why do so man
i us seem to pi
and be made miserable b;
tite, Coming Up of the Food, Yellow
Skin, when for 75 cents we will sell them
Bhiloh's Hysteni Vitallzer, guaranteed
to cure theui.
. . y people we
see around us seem to prefer to suffer
Loss of At
Wonder what Mr. Farmer (guess
he means Bill) thinks about it
now ? The way he talked a few
weeks ago there was no doubt but
that hcftould occupy n seat in the
next congress. It shows how
badly a man can bo mistaken
sometimes.—Rusk County News.
Slilloli's Catarrh Romedjr.
No. :i. Hhiloh's Catarrh liemedy, a
marvelous cure for Catarrh, Diptheria,
Canker Mouth, and Head-Ache. With
each bottle there is an ingenious Nasal
Injector for the more successful treat-
ment of those complaints without extra
charge. Price />() cents. Sulci by It. T.
Smith & Co.
Two years ago Farmer received
!)17 votes in Upshur county for con-
gressman, last week he received
only 589 votes, a clear loss of 409.
Receivers for T & P Rwy-
pl'tfF demands a jury.
-Damages ^1"', you see, as fast as stcam'll a[, drU(ntiBtH.
The criminal docket was set for
Monday of the 3rd week. The
jury for 1st week was discharged
Eh? Are you an orange grower?;
No—I'm an undertaker.—Phila-1
on the place and in splendid condition :
j (("> bearing peach trees and 'M
Cato iVr Teagard
To the Horse
Shoe Saloon for
An Kxtra JSnriraiii.
Small fruit farm of 59 acres all under
| fence with 10 acre pasture and plenty
! of good corn and cotton land for one
IjUintier lor Corn. I hand ; one and a-lialf miles from Min-
On Monday of the second week I will exchange lumber for good 'eo,a' Following Is a list of frujt planted
the court proceeded to business and corn of the present year's crop in
br Wednesday evening had dis- anv desired minntitv Will want ,-. ■ .
,, • , any u sirtu quantity, vi in warn, onef). 7o hearing apples and 400 young
patched all business of importance ,hiring the season as much as KMX) ones; 800 bearing grape vines and 500
bushels. Lumber in Mineola,! young ones; acres blackberries and
Those who desire to make such an about half acre strawberries. Fruit
exchange will please call or write trees and vines are of the choicest va-
lue as early as convenient. rieties. This place must be sold before
Respectfully, January 15th. All improvements on
49:tf L. II. (irAUAM. place are good. Satisfactory reasons
. . for selling. This place will be sold for
Nice bed-room suits at W. E. ess than cost of Improving.
Wigley's for only $20.00. ! CATE & TEAOAKDEN.
A Cuke fob Diarrhoea.—Mr.
J. A. Burnison, of Colburg, Mont-
gomery Co., Ia., has found out how
he can cure any case of Diarrhoea.
Two of his children had Diarrhoea;
for about six weeks he tried four
different kinds of Patent Medicines
with out benefit, but he finally
got hold of a bottle of Chamber-
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy, which ho says completely
cured them, and is confident that
it will cure any ease when the
plainly printed directions arc fol-
lowed.—Sold by It. M. Armstrong.
on the civil docket, and as the
criminal docket had been set for
Monday of the IJrd week the court
adjourned over until Monday. The
grand jury finished its labors and
filed a report on Wednesday. In
their report they complimented the
officers of the county for their faith-
Ten Tennessee wagons, best
made, for sale at cost for spot cash
at 8r)2..r)0 for the next flO days,
regular price 8G5, at N. S. Sodek-
youngison & Co. Also have 2d hand
wagons which we will trade for
corn. n-9 1-m
liUiiil for Itent.
•103 acres of good land to rent on good
terms to parties who can supply them-
selves. Can accommodate s families
with good houses and good water. Land
located within 1-2 to .'1-4 of mile of Min-
eola, where school facilities are the best.
Fencing in best of condition. Apply to
Oct. 15. tf. E. It. liKAIIAM.
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