Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 265, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 8, 1878 Page: 1 of 4
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Denison, Texas, Tuesday, January 8, 1878.
JOHN R. CARK, Proprietor, Denison.
DR. JAMES RHEA, Pettigrew's Build-
Boots and Shoes.
UHL1G Austin Ave., bet. Main
am Skiddy streets, Denison, Tex.
L. NOTHAK X. CO., sis
• street, Denison, Texas.
J OHN H. LLOYD, next door toSheed-
er's gun shop, Denison, Texas.
JM. HILLi 310 Main street, Denison,
ROVERS & PLANTERS' BANK,
IRST NATIONAL BASK, Denison,
LENDOKF, Postoffice Building,
ORT1I TEXAS COMPRESS CO.
near M. K. & T. R. R , Denison, 'lex
Pawnbroker and Jeweler.
RN. BROWN. No 228 Main
• Denison, Texas.
CHEEDER i£ BUEBE, West Main st .
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
Ell HaNNA, News Building, Main
Boots and Shoes.
dealei, Main street;
ERST! R & ZiNI GRAFF. Post
office Building, Druison, Texas.
' ACK GALLAGHER >. Corner Bur- j Forming in all th
net ve Si Woodard Sts., Denison, l'x.
XCELSIOR STABLE Cor. west
Main st. & north liurnet ave.
WH. PIER, Corner Grocery. Main
• S t. <V Austin ave., Denison, Tex
HMERRITT, No 121, Main Street
■ Denison, Texas.
G-1 AIRMAN CO., No. 127 Main street,
T Denison, Texas.
J J COLL'NS, next door to. Nevillf iSc
• Co., Main street.
^ C. CLIFFORD No 51Q
R COLLIN ft U CO M" I & Com
mission House cm Woodard street.
npilOMAS HOFFMAN, Main stroet.
X Denison, Texas.
Wednesday Evening, January 19th. ,
The Gieat Musical Event of the Avje,
Grand Augmentation of the Renowned
SWISS BELL RINGERS,
Benjamin's Ciystal Chimes.
Silver Helicon Band
Returning from the Orient alter lime
years' successful tour on the Pac.lie Coast
Engagement Extiao dinary,
FRANC De LEAHODNEY,
The only Turkish Artist in America.
The Wonderful Ge nian Songstress
The Great London and N'ew York Char-
Charlie Photon and Baile Durgin.
must se'ei t, most re-
fund, most musical most laughable, most
wonderful mot versatile Ope eit.i Troupe
in thn world.
1 KiiKMittlntnentH Combined In Ouo. 4
At One Price o< Admission.
A'l under the management of the Ok'
Veteian, Dan G Waldron, wlio«e favels
wi h the Alleyhanians has extended to nli
parts of the civil zed globe 1 heir enter-
tainme^tn oemn pair inized by Kings.
C^iteens, Nobles, and the mo.-t distin-
guished men of the age, who have lav
islied upon them the most flattering dem-
onstrations 01' Approval.
N B —Owing to other engagements,
Ihev <-an remain only as adverti-< d above.
Ticket-$1 00. Re<eiv d seats for sale
at the Postoffice Rook Store.
Doors open at 7. To commence at 8
An Excellent Medicine.
Spkingfield. O.. Feb. 28, 1878.
This is to certity that I have used Vege
tine, manufactured by 11. R. Stevens,
Boston, Mass., for rheumatism and aren-
eral prostration of the nervous system,
with good suceess. 1 recommend Vejje-
tine as an excellent medicine lor such com-
Yours very trulv,
C. W VANDKGR1FT.
Mr. Vandegrift, ol the firm ol Vande-
grift Si HufTm in, is a well k"own business
man in this place, having one of the
largest stores in Springfield, O
ENNEY iV ilYBAKGKR, proprietors
Central, 11 xt door to Muyoi
OI1N BROWN A: CO.. next door west
of Shaw's confectionary slo e.
J. f QUINN, Accommodation Market,
COLLETT &CO., No. 125! north
I RAND'S SALOON
j ii) Main,Street,
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
Railroad Ticket Brokers.
MI.MAN & 1. ANNO.v, ticket brokers, j
Hotels and Restaurants.
( " ATE . liY RESTAUR vNT-W II
V. J Stafford, rop., M tin street.
IjAUL SERVANT!E prop., Cosmo
politan, 107 Main street.
^ALIFORNIA. M.S. M. Mi gtiir-, pro
This old and popular resort is supplied
BEST LIQUORS IN THE MARKET,
And all popular bra> d-. of Cigars.
READING ROOM ATTACHED,
to 1 tf
prieiress. cor. Houston uv and Ma n.
J ALL; V lluUSE. I. I uiber, pioprie
tor, soutli side Main street.
ANDEL1. & PECK, upper Main st.,
N ROBERTSON, No. 227 Main
B PERSON, n"rth (fi le west Main
> street, near the posiofiice.
ES" IE M. COOK, notary public, Gun
Block, up stairs.
J. B McDOUGALL, Frop'r.
JOHN NEVINf) iV Co., corner Muin
street and Houston aventie.
'"T^ONE & MUNaON, 215 Main street,
A up stairs.
M II. HUGHES, Main street, op-
posite National Bank.
EXCELS ALL OTHER SALOON'S
In the city.
The choicest liquors and ali the stand
ard brands of imported and domestic ci-
gars alwavs on hai.d.
Call and tiy the best five cent ci^ar in
227 Main street,
<j s dtf
URAND'S SALOON, 119 Main
ANK EXCHANGE, J. B. McDougall,
prop., 227 Main street.
a. BRENNER, 216 Main street.
' RAND SOUTHERN. J. Raynal &
T Co., prop-., cor Main st. & Austin tiv
JALACF BEER HALL, Louis Libbic,
prop., Main street.
H. HANNA, No 2^8 Main street,
Dai tson, Texas.
EO. W.WILLIAMS, Druggist, Main
ALEX. W. ACIIESON, 2i.^ West Main
El'PSTEIN BROS., 111 xt door Star
J^OUIS LEBHECHT, 123 Main street
J A. BRENNER,
CHOICE LIQUORS AND CIGARS
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
A^RAND SOUTHERN SALOON,
J. RAYNAL & CO., Prop'rs.
Cor. Main st. and Austin av.
This is one of the o'dest and most pop-
ular saloons in the city, and still pie-
seives iis popularity lor keeping pure
wine* and liquors, and the be it cigirs.
Can al >o be had 011 reasonable terms.
Our Minister's Wife.
Louikv lle. Ky., Feb. 16, 1877.
Mr. H. R. Stevicns.
Dear Sir,—Three vears ago I was suf
fering terribly with inflammatory rheuma-
tism Our minister's wife advised me to
take Veffetine. After taking one bottle I
was entirely relieved This year, feeling
a return ol the disease, I again commenced
taking it. and «im being benefited great'y.
It also greatlv improves my diuestion.
Mrs. A BALLARD.
1011 West Jefferson street.
Safe and Sura.
Mr. II It Stevrm.
In 1872 your f',jjv7/w was recommended
to me, and, yielding to the persuasions ot
a friend, I consenttd lo try it. At the
time I was suffering from general debility
and nervous prostration, superinduced by
overwork ai.d irr eular habits. Its won
derful strengthening and curative proper-
ties seemed to affect my debilitated system
tioiri the lir>t dost; and under its per-
sistent use I rapidly recovered, gaining
more than usual health and yood feeling.
Since then I have not hesitated to give
Vegetine my most unqualified indorse-
ment as being a safe, sure and powerful
ayent in promoting health and restoring
the wasted sy>tem to new life and energy.
Vegttine is the only medicine I use, and
as long as I live 1 never expect to find a
Yours truly, W. H. CLARK.
120 Monterey street, Alleghany, Pa.
The following letter from Rev G W.
Mai.sfield, formerly pastnr of the Metho-
dist Episcopal Church, Hyde Park, and
at present settled in Lowell, must con-
vince every one vlio reaus his letter ol
the wondeiful curative qualities ot Vvge-
tine as a thorough cleanser and purifier
ot the hlood. ,
Hyde Park, Mass., Feb. 15. 1S76.
Mc. H. R Stevens.
Dear Sir—About ten years ago rav
health fulled through the depleting effects
of dyspe, si.i; marly a year later I was
attacked by typhoid fever in its worst
form, li settles in un hack, and took the
form of a large deep-seated abscess, which
was fifteen months in gathering. I had
two surgical ope.ation-: by the best skill
in the State, but received no permanent
cure. I suffered great pain t times, and
was constantly weakened bv a profuse
discharge. 1 also lo t small pieces oi
bot e at. different times.
Matters ran on thus about seven years,
till May, tS;4, when a friend recom-
mended me to go to your ottiee, and talk
with you of the virtue ofVegetine. I did
so, and by your kindness passed through
vour manufactory, noting the ingredients.
&e., bv which your reinedv is produced.
by wlia' 1 saw and heard I gained some
confidence in Vegetine.
I commenced taking it soon after, but
felt worse from its effects; still I perse
vered, and soon felt it was benefiting me
in o her respects. Yet 1 did not ^e the
results 1 desired until I had taken it faith-
tii'ly for a little more than a year, when
the difficulty in the back was cured; and
tor nine months 1 have enjojed the best
I have in that time gained twenty live
pounds ol flesh beitii: heavier than ever
before in my I fe, and I was nevermore
able to peifwin lab jr than now.
During the past fmv weeks I had a
scrofulous swelling as large as rny fist
gather on another part of my body.
I took Vegetine faithf.illy, and it re-
moved it level sfiih the surface in a month.
I think I should have bten cured of my
main trouble sooner if I had taken larger
doses, lif er luvtng become accustomed to
Let your patients troubled with scrofula
or kidm-y diseases understand that it
takes time to cure chronic diseases; and.
it they will patiently take Vegetine, it
will, in my judgment cure theui.
With gieat ohligati'vtis 1 am
Your-, very truly.
G W. MANhFIKLM,
Pastor of the Methodi «t Episcopal Church.
jpALACE BEER HALL,
LOUIS LIBBIE, Frop'r. .
Books and Stationery. CHOICE WHISKY, NO. 1 CIGARS,
11 BROWN. No. 114 Main street,
1 Deni.on, '! exaf
SAM'L STAR At CO., corner Main
street and Aus in avenue,
f II. PORTl' R, No. 118 Main *trcef,
/ • Denis >n. T- xn*.
George perklns, east side ru-k
T'JROF. M. L.WERNER. Office with
I the Daily News.
ST. LOUIS ALE AND BEKR
Constantly 011 draft.
South side of Main street,
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
I The Palace Beei Hall ha«been recently
1 fitted up in a neat and attractive s'yle and
FINE BILLIARD TABLES.
The Wine Room, which h*« reect.tlv
been fitted up, is niec'y furnished.
H. R. STEVENS, B03T0N, MASS.
VegHiue is Sold by all Druggists.
IN AIKIVS CHARACTER NOTES,
osi A NEW AM) EASY SYfiTKM.
THE TEMPLE HAEP
Sample copies mailed on receipt of $t 00
MILLER'S UIBLR AKD PUBl.ISHIKO HlllJHE.
1102 and 1104 Sansom St.. Piiila.
To Music Teachers.
A new, natural and easy sen tern, fni
superior to any ever before Published.
Pamphlet containing this svsum mailed
Mlt LttK'ft lttnt.lt ANIt PtmitsHINO not sit
H02 and i 04 Sansoin St, Phil*.
What ho Thinks of a War With
The Sedalia Democrat publishes
the following interview with Gen.
Jo. Shelby, now a quiet fanner near
Page City, Lafavette county, re-
gat ding the apprehended trouble
with Mexico. General Shelby has
marched over the greatest portion of\
the Mexican Republic, and his views
thus condensed are especially impor-
tant at this particular juncture:
"Mexico to-day has got the best
President she ever had in aiK her
history. He is a brave, just, tolerant
man; he most sincerely desires
peace; he is most anxious to estab-
lish the closest sort ot friendly rela-
tions with Ihe United Slates. The
real property interests of this country
do not desire war All history
proves that even when monarchist
; governments go to war for territorial
| aggiiindizement—governments that
! .ne conducted with comparative
j economy and rigid supervision over
I expenditures—it costs a dollar to get
j a dollar. Every pound of ammuni
j i;on, rations, medicines, hospital and
military stores would have to be
hauled 600 miles. Every dollar's
wot th of advantage gained would
I co.st tts $5. Mexico is strong enough
i to require an army ot 300,000 Amer-
icans :o whip I er. The Mexicans
! are dogged, resolute, tenacious, fatal-
I istic, and know how to die witho.it
j a woid when they have to die.
Diaz fought the French harder,
oftener, faster and mote furiously
than all the balance of the so-called
Liberal generals put together. He
would not have shot Maxim lian.
He spoke of him as one who had
mistaken his calling. Mexico has a
population of nearly 9,000,000. and
I is an admirable country for defense.
| If aroused by a war of invasion,
I t,000,000 of Combatants nii^ht be
j raised ; say, anyhow,-500,000. The
| tegular army now numbers 60,00 ,
I and there are also under discipline
35>OuO i lira! guards, and 31,000 armed
| police drilled as soKiiers. Nine-
j tenths of the trouble on the Rio
j Grande comes from this side of the
j river. You don't know the river.
! Along it on either side is the para
j dUe <>f the cut throat, the bandit
f hiding from pursuit, the highway-
| man, the l.o se, cattle and sheep
j thief, the desperate border man, the
I herder out jf work, the red handed
Once ranchmen had no fences
around their ranches, and had to
employ a multitude of herders for
both cattle and sheep. This called
into beinjj a class of men who had
of necessity to lead a wild lite, to
ride well, to shoot well, to know a
little about law, to become inued 10
! every kind of hardship, and who,
j before they will ever settle down to
i peaceful work again, now that most
J of the ranches are fenced, will have
j t.o try awhile the yirtues of raiding.
I Already thev have organized 111
I bauds of desperadoes, anil the two
j companies ot State troops under
1 Jones and McNally were organized
j at the request of the ranchmen, and
! to protect them agnin t these very
j ex hcrilers which the ne«vspapais
! call Mexicans.
If this country covet territory let
I her say so and take it, but in the
i name of all that is soldierly and
! brave, and magnanimous, do not let
| her make the depredations of thieves
| and cut-throats an excuse to sacri-
i lice 100,000 lives ami $700,000,000.
! Oia/. hates ill est thieves and robbers
on the bolder worse than we do.
His object in moving troops is to
place such a force on the Mexican
side of the Rio Grande as will crush
all wlu> stir or prey upon his territo-
ry. He means to do what Old is
doing. He means to take caie 01
bis own house, and to co-operate
with the United States authorities.
If he is not kicked and spit upon
and insulted beyond all endurance,
he had rather feed American sol-
diers than to tight them. Diaz has
enemies on the Rio Grande. Esco-
bedo is prowling around San An-
tonio recruiting for the help of his
master Lerdo. He is particularly
dangerous; but he is cunning, and
he has sub-agents all up and down
the liver burning and working like
The entire debt of Tennessee on
the first day of the new year was I
$23.195736. This sum includes
the following questionable items :
War interest $4,000,000!
Interest on this to Jan., 1878... 4.800,000 |
Compound interest under the
funding act of 1873 1,200.000
Browulow bonds outstanding.. 3.000.000
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
Making the aggregate...811,000,000
'he taxpayers ot the State have
never admitted the equity of any of
these items, and when they are
omitted the debt is reduced nearly
one-half. The final offrr of the
creditors was to credit $11,597,868
upon the whole debt of $23,195,736
at six per cent. In other words,
thev simpl\-proposed to throw out
the war interest, the compound in-
terest and the Browdlow bonds, none
of which had been squarely recog-
nized by the people of Tennessee.
Gainesville Weather Report.
Judge J. E. Wheeler, of Gaines-
ville, has furnished the Hesperian
with a few very interesting weather
notes. We make the following ex-
I send the rain fall at Gainesville
for the years 1876—'77; also, the
coldest mornings at sunrise for the
last live years, viz :
Rain fall for 1876, twenty-three
and three-fourth inches. For 1877,
forty-two and one-half inches, ten
and one-half inches of which fell in
the nioi th of October.
January 29, 1S73. the mercury
stood at 20 t>elow zero, at sunrise.
The next coldest day, the 30th, 6°
January, 1S74, the coldest day 180
January 9, 1875, i° below zero.
January 30, 1876, the coldest day,
23" above zero; February 2d, 18°
above zero ; December 30th, 30 be-
low zero, and two days, the 25th
and 29th, S° above.
January 3d, 1S77, ")e coldest day,
6" above zero.
'•1 buy all my clothing of e. H. Hanna,
and this is the kind of a fit I get every
A schooner, supposed to be the
Martha Jones, went ashore on Cape
Cod Thursday, and the crcw of six
men were drowned.
Sam Noland, charged with the
murder of J >e Shannon, at Houston,
some time since, has just been tried
and sentenced to fifteen years in the
penitentiary. An appeal is spoken
Parties have filed in the clerk's
office articles of incorporation of the
Sabine Pass and Northwestern Rail-
road Company, to begin at Sabine
Citv and pass through the counties
ot Jefl'erson, Harrison, Tyler, Ange-
lina, Houston, Audersou, Hender-
son, Kaulman, Rockwall, Collin and
Gray.'Oii, with headquarters at Law-
rence, Kaufman county.—Sherman
This is another of the many roads
leaching out towards Denison, the
great railroad center of North
We regret to see in the papers
that our old friend Colonel Lofran,
founder of the San Antonio Herald,
is dangerously ill. He has been
spending the winter in Falls county
with his daughter, and at last ac-
counts was rapidly sinking, and it
was believed he could not long sur-
M. IT. HANNA,
Wholesale and retail
No. 112 Main street,
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
The best selected stock of
DRUGS, PAINTS AND OILS
In the City.
We make a specially of
PURE WHISKIES, BRANDIES & WINES
For Medicinal Purposes.
^EO. W. WILLIAMS,
Wholesale and retail
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
HAVANA, KEY WEST,
Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies,
DENISON, • • TEXAS.
john h. lloyd,
A Constantinople dispatch an-
nounces that Mahomed Damad, who
has hitherto exercised paramount in-
fluence at the palace, has been re-
lieved of the functions of grand mas-
ter of artillery. No doubt he was
da' mad when he heard ihe news.
The Now Brumfels woolen fac-
toiy has increased the population 01
the town froTi one to live thousand.
That's what Texas wants, more
A dispatch from Constantinople
received at Paris states that if Rus-
sia rejects mediation Turkey will
await the meeting of the British
Parliament before making any di-
rect overtures to Russia.
Many Fenian convicts have been
pardoned, among them McCarthy
and O'Brien, who were received in
London by the Irish political pris-
oners' visiting committee.
And dealer in
Cloths, Hats, Gents' Furnishing Goods-
Next door to Sheeder's Gun Shop,
DENISON - - TEXAS.
SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER.
We do not buy by sample on credit, but
pay cash for goods.
I cive my personal attention to Cutting
and Fitting Garments.
We do not pay a large rent.
I can tell the di&eicucc between woolen
and cotton goods.
We have the be*t and largest stock,of
goods lo select from in Denison.
The death of Marquis Wielopo-
luski, a distinguished Polish States-
man, is announced.
General Alfonse Terrorala, a well
known Italian General and States-
man, is also dead.
The cholera has appeared in Je:i-
dith ami Mtcra.
| The < bove is the reason we sell goods
A white man is reported slowly ! ';henper ""d m',rc of them thnn a"> ot,'er
1 J house in Denison. 12-5
dying in San Francisco, of leptcsy. '
He contracted the lothsome disease
in Japan. His wife died of the
J M. HILL,
TAILOR AND CUTTER,
310 Main street,
DENISON. . - • TEXAS.
Cleaning, renovating and repairing.
Shirts maile to order. Suitines constantly
on hand. 10-14 tt'
1A TUMI. *pr«nUi v nt«<l. nun.
lorlttn nU' PnrrtcwUrtifr -c
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