Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 266, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 9, 1878 Page: 1 of 4
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Denison, Texas, Wednesday, January 9, 1878.
J OHM R. CARK, Proprietor, Denison
Pawnbroker and Jeweler.
RN. BKOWN. No 228 Main street.
gHEEDER & BEEBE, West Main st..
jQR. JAMF.S RHi A, l?ettigrew' Build-
J^ UHI.IG Austin Ave., bet. Main
itit;, Denison, Texas.
Boots and Shoes.
[G Austin Av<*.,
an. Skiddy streets, Denison, Tex.
JL. NOTHAK H CO., 212 Main
• street, Denison, Texas.
J OHN H. LLOYD, next door toSheed-
er's gun shop. Denison, Texas.
JM. HILL, 310 Main street, Denison,
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
"P H UANNA, News Building, Main
Boots and Shoes. .
dealti, Main street.
ENI'-ON NURSERY". one-half mile
north of Main .treet.
Wednssday Evening, January 19th.
ROVERS & PLANTERS' BANK, The Giewt Music..! Event of the A^e.
IRST NATIONAL BANK, Denison,
LENDORP, Pontollice Building,
ORTH TEXAS COMPRESS CO.
nesr M. K. & T. R. R , Denison, 1 ex
TT7EBSTFR & ZIN I'GRAFF. Post
VV office Building. Denison, Texas.
ACK GALLAGHER S. Coiner Bur-
net ave Ai Woodard Sts., Deni-on, Tx. |
XCELSIOR STABLE Cor. west j
Main st. & north inirnct avis.
Grand Augmentation of the Renowned
SWISS BELL RINGERS,
Benjamin's Costal Chimes.
Silver Helicon Band
Returning from the Orient after thr<-e
years' succe>st'ul tour on the Pacific Coast
Engagement Extiao dinarv,
FRANC Die LEAHODNEY,
The only Turki-h Artist in America.
The Wonderful Ge.man Songstress
The Great London ai-d New York Char-
Charlie Phelon and Belle Durgin.
; Forming in ati the m jst se'eit. most re-
tim d, most musical m ist laughable, most
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H. PIER, Corner Grocery. Main ! wondet ful most versatile Ope etta Troupe
St. .V Austin ave., Denison, Ttx
I T MERRITT, No. 121, Main Street
1. Denison, Texas.
("VMsMAN &CO., No. 127 Main street,
Jf Denison. Texas.
J J COLLINS, next door to Nevint &
• Co., Main street.
C. CLIFFORD No. 510 Main
R COLLINS&CO Mi'l&Com
mission House on Woodord street.
MIOMAS HOFFMAN, Main street.
in the world.
4 KiitertatnmrntH Combined in One. 4
At One Price oi Admission.
Ail under th^ management of the Oh'
1 Veteran, Dan G Waldron, who-e travels
! wiili the Allexhaitians has extended to all
! parts of the civilised globe '1 heir enter-
J taitunerts oein^ patr missed by Kin^s.
j Queens, Nobles, and the mo t distiu-
! yuished men of the age. who have lav
1 islied upon them the most tiaitenng clem-
i onsirations of Approval,
j N B.—Owing to other engagements,
! they ,-an remain only as advertised above.
Ticket- $t oa. Reserved mats for sale
at the Postotlice Book Store.
; Doors open at 7. To commence ut 8
An Excellent Medioine.
Springfield, O Feb. 28, 1878.
This is to certify that I have used Vegt-
tine, manufactured by H. R. Stevens,
Boston, Mass., for rheuma'ism and iien-
era I prostration of tl>e nervous system,
with good success. I recommend Vene-
tine as an excellent medicine lor buch com-
Yours verv trulv.
C. W VANDEGRTFT.
Mr. Vandegrift, ol the firm ot Vande-
grift & Huffm n, is a well k' own business
man in this place, having one ot tiie
largest stores in Springfield, O.
Our Minister's Wife.
L uisvllb. Ky., Feb. 16, 1S77.
MR H R Stevunb.
Dear Sir,— Three vears ago I was suf
fering terribly with irifl tmmatory rheuma-
tism Our minister's wife udvised me to
take Vegetine. After taking one bottle I
was entirely relieved This year, feeling
a return i the di>ease, I attain commenced
taking it and .im be n« benefited greit'y.
It also greativ improves my digestion.
Mas. a Ballard.
1011 West Jefferson street.
, Safe and Sure.
Mr. II It Stevens.
In 1872 your Vegetine was recommended
to me, and. yielding to the persuasions 01
a friend, I consented to try it. At the
time I was suffering from neneral debility
and nervous piostraiton, superinduced 1 y
overwork ar.d iir yular habits. Its won-
derful strengthening and curative prop, r-
ties seemed to a IF -:ct mv debilitated system
tiom the first d.ist; and under its per-
sistent use I rapidly recovered, gaining
more than usual health and good 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 system to new lite and energy.
Vegetine is the only medicine I use. and
as long as I live J never expect to find a
Yours truly, VV. I!. CLARK.
120 Monterey stieet, Alleghany, Pa.
T^ENNEY .* HYUARGi-.R. proprietors
Central, n xtdoor to Mayoi's office
OUN BROWN & CO., next door west
of Shaw's cntectionary stoie.
)■ f QUINN, Accommodation Market,
COLLETT &CO , No. 125! north
1 iq Main Street,
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
Railroad Ticket Brokers.
"♦tLMAN At CANNON, ticket brokers,
T Alamo Hotel.
Hotels and Restaurants.
^ ATE vl I Y REs I'AUR NT-W II
J Stafford, rop., M tin street.
1JAUL SERVANTIE prop,, Cosmo
politan, 107 Main street.
CCALIFORNIA, Mrs. M. Mnguir^, pro
y prion ess, cor. Houston av and Man.
\JALL1- Y IIcUSE. I. l uib r, proprie-
tor, south side Main street.
ANDELL & PECK., upper Main st.,
N. ROBERTSON, No. 227 Main
B PERSON, n^rth side west Main
> stieet. near th postotlice.
This old and popular resort is supplied
BEST LIQUORS IN THE MARKET,
And all popular brai ds of Cigars.
READING ROOM ATTACHED.
10 1 tf
J. B McDOUGALL, Prop'r.
EXCELS ALL OTHER SALOON'S
In the city.
J ESSIE M. COOK, notary public, Gun
Block, up stairs.
OHN NEVlNr* M Co., corner Main
street and Houston avenue.
The choicest liquors and all the stand
aid brands of Imported and domestic ci-
gars always on hand.
Call and try the besi five cent cigar in
227 Main street,
DENISON, - - TEXAS.
9 S dtf
nnONE & MUN.-,ON, 215 Main street,
M H HUGHES, Main street, op-
posite National Bank.
URAN1VS SALOON, 119 Main
ANK EXCHANGE, J. B. McDougall,
prop., 227 Main street.
BRENNER, 216 Main street.
'RAND SOUTHERN, J. Raynal &
7 Co., prop ., cor Main st. At Austin v
JALACE BEER HAM., i.ouis Libbie,
prop.. Main street.
H. HANNA, No 228 Main street,
^ EO. W. WILLIAMS, Druggist, Main
LEX. W. ACHESON, 22.5 West Main
I^PPSTEIN BROS., iitxt door Star
| ^QUIii LEBRECHT, 123 Main street
CHOICE LIQUORS AND CIGARS
DENISON, - *- TEXAS.
^RAND i-OUTHERN SALOON,
J. BAYNAL & CO., Frop'rs.
Cor. Main st. and Austin av.
This is one of the o!dest and most pop-
ular saloons in the city, and still pre-
serves its popularity tor keeping pure
wines and liquor*, and the best cigars.
Can ahobehad on reasonable terms.
The following letter from Rev G. W.
Mansfield, formerly pastor of the Metho-
dist Episcopal Church, Hyde Park, and
at present settled in Lowell, must con-
vince every one vho reads his* leiter ot
the wonderful curative qualities ol Vcgc-
tine as a thorough clea.iser and purifier
of the blood.
IIydk Pakk. Mass , Feb. 15. 1876.
Mr. ii. R Sxkvuns.
Dear Hir.—About ten yea's ago my
healtli fulled through the depleting effects
of dyspepsia) nearly a >ear later 1 was
attacked by typhoid fever in its woist
form, Ii settl !'l in mv hack, and took the
form of a large deep-seated abscess, which
was fifteen months in gathering. I had
two surgical operations by tlie best skill
in the Stale, but received no permanent
cure. 1 sulfcied great pain at times, and
was constantly weakened bv a profuse
discharge. 1 also lo>t small pieces 01
bone at different times.
Mutters rr 11 on thus about seven years,
till May, i8,"4 when a friend recom-
mended me to go to your office, and talk
with you of the virtue of Vegetine. I did
so, and by your kindness passed through
,vour manufactory, noting the ingredients,
&c., bv which your remedy is produced.
t<\ wha' 1 saw and heard I gained some
coi'fi'lence in Vegetine.
I commenced taking it soon after, but
felt worse from its iflVcts; still I nerse
vered, and soon lelt it was benefiting me
ia o her respects. Yet I did not >ee the
1 esuits 1 desired until 1 iia 1 taken itf.iith-
fn 11y for a little more than a ye ir, when
the difficulty in tne back was cured; and
tor nine months I have enjojed the best
1 have in that time ga;n"il twenty five
pounds 01 flesh being heavier than ever
belorc in my I if.*, and I was never more
able to peiform labor than now.
During the past few wer-ks I had a
scrofulous swelling as large as my fist
gather on another pait. 1 f my body.
I 100k Vegi tine faithf.illy, and it re-
moved it level a- 1111 the silt face in a month.
I tiiink I should have t een cured of my
main trouble sooner if I had taken larger
doses, afier having become accustomed to
Lei your patients troubled with scrofula
or kidiiry diseases understanJ that it
takes time to cure chronic diseases', and.
if thi-y will patiently take Vegetine, it
will, in my judgment cure them.
With gie.it obligations I a in
Your-i verv trulv.
G W. MANSFIELD,
Pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Cnurch.
H. R. STEVENS, BOSTON, MASS.
Tcgeline is Sultl b.v ull Uniggists.
How the Texas Cow-Boy Lives.
A letter from San Antonio, Texas,
to the New Orleans Democrat, says:
,kOne of the distinctive features of
Western Texas is the cow-bov, so
called. Heretofore there have been
but few enclosed pastures. The cattle
and horses have ranged at will over
the prairies, and when a noithcr pre-
vails they become widely scattered.
When the spring of the year returns,
then a dozen or more of the young
men of a neighborhood mount their
mustangs, taking each a spare horse,
the company having several sumpter
horses, scour the prai ies for many
miles, sometimes fifty or sixty in one
direction. These excursions last
about ten days or tw<> weeks. They
bivouac at night, cook their own
meals, seldom enter a house, drink
quantities < f black coffee, generally
without sugar, kill a yearling when
they need meat, and are truly r ugh
and ready riders. This kind of life
seems to have an inexpressible charm
for the young men. It is an exciting
scene to see them in full chase, with
their lariats whirling over their heads,
their mustangs as much excited by
the race as themselves. From this
school cr<mes the noted Texas ranger,
and it would be hard to fitul a hotter
training for a cavalry soldier. Their
| spl ndid qualities were exhibited 011
many a I ard fought battle field
| during our late unpL asantuess.
The Kind of Girl Pocahontas Was.
J. H. Wheeler, the North Carolina
historian, in his account of the early
times and men of Albemarle county,
quotes from Stranchey's (secretary
of the colony of Virginia in 1610)
"History of Travaile" the following
notice of the young Indian princess:
"The young women go not shadowed
in their own company until they be
nigh eleven or twelve returns of the
leaf old, nor are they much ashamed
thereof; and Pocahontas, a well fea-
tured but wanton young girl, Pow-
hattan's daughter, sometimes resort-
ing to oar fort, of the age of ten or
twelve years, got the boys forth with
j her into the market place, and made
I them wheel, falling on their hands,
j turning their heels upward, whom she
would follow and wheel so herself,
naked as she wa , all the fort over.
The great Kino Powhatan called a
young daughter of his, whom he
loved so well, Pocahontas, which
may signify a little wanton."
Singular Froak of Nature.
From Dr. Elmore we learn that
1 there was a chilti born in this vicin-
j ity a few weeks since entirely devoid
! of true skin over a considerable
i portion of the lumbar region of the
! back, the skin being covered with a
j delicate serous membrane, the space
i under which is occupied with fluid
i seemingly communicating with the
J cavity < f the bowels. The spinal
J column is very much curved laterally
over this region, and quite a number
' til the lower ribs are detached Irom
tlie spinal column. The child was
tiding well at last accounts.—Pilot
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
Young Women will do.
The composition on the Common j
Sense is now done altogether be young ;
ladle*, showing that we practice what we \
preach In favor 01 women's rights. They j
have only been eisfht months at the bus- j
iness, and can do better work than many
n "Jour." who has been *t the case a i
dozen years I—St. Louis Common Sense '
Would there be any chance,
brother Peterson, for a fair-spoken
young fellow who is quite handy |H
with his scissors, to get a small-job y*
of bossing those girls, or hanging H
around there and being bossed by j ^7
them? Put this question to afairin.pQ
vote of those girls and say to them '££3
that the "candidate" believes wlier-
ever one or more pretty girls are H
congregated that right rtii« c or i
thereabouts is heaven located.— (J £5
Seymour (/ml.) Times. fi| W
We are informed that about twenty
miles below Austin two fishermen
found a pair of skeletons lying in the
sand on the edge of the Colorado j
river. Parties living near the river
asset! that they have seen two spirits i
walking on the river near the j
"boom." A lady living in the Tenth
Ward declares that they, resemble
her daughter and a young man from and" this "is tile kYnd of a fit I get every
Alabama, who disappeared t:getlv.r time 1-5
last October. The lady is almost
distracted with the fear that her child
was drowned. We will investigate
the facts of the case and inform our , ^r- HE DENISON NURSERY,
O's- , 1
< * *5
'•1 buy all my clothing ol E. H. Hanna,
readers concerning it—Austin
J. V. MUNSON, Proprietor.
Keeps none but the Choicest Varieties
for this climate.
The San Antonio Express pub-
lishes the following*startling letter:
mckavett, Jan, 3, 1S7S.
My husband and little child and
! two other men were killed on the
night of the 1st. The two men's
| names are Steve Saunders and hen-
ry Clay. My little child's head was
shot to pieces, and my husband was
shot in f ur places. The otlier two
were shot and fell in tiie fire.
PEACH & UMBRELLA CHINA
COME AND SEE US,
One-half mile north of Main street, on
Colbert's Ferry road.
Books and Stationery.
Mil BKOWN, No. 114 Mailt street.
• Denixon, 'I exaf.
'AM'L STAR As CO., corner Main
) street and Austin avenue.
II PORTER,, No. itS Main street,
« Denisnn, Texas.
GEORGE PERKINS, east ride Rusk
T>ROF. M. L. WERNER. Ofllce with
I the fVwii Nt-.tvs.
jpALACB BEER HALL,
LOUIS LIBBIE, Prop'r.
CHOICE WHISKY, NO. 1 CIGARS,
ST. LOUIS ALE AND BEER
Constantly on draft.
South side of Main street,
DENISON, . - TEXAS.
The Palace Heerllall has been recently
fitted up in a neat and attractive s'yle and
FINE BILLIARD TABLES.
The Wine Room, which ha* recently
b. en filled up, is nive'y furnished.
IN AIKIN'S CHARACTER NOTES,
0« A NEW AND FASY SYSTEM.
THE TEMPLE HARP
Sample copies mailed 011 reccipt of $1 00
MILLER'S BIBLE AND 1HIBL1SHINU HOL'Stt.
1102 and itt>4 SansOrti St.. Piiila.
Important Postal Ordor.
The f o! t>*i w n ig-i sri iirTPW (if a "post-
I er recently mailed to all postmasters.
I to be posted in a conspicuous place:
TO THE PUBLIC.
Postmasters are required to keep
! a Complaint book, on which all let-
ters reported to them as lest are en-
| tered ; and, after making exutniiia-
I tion in their offices, th.:v are re-
' quired to report the loss, with all
j particulars, without delay. The
public are also invited to report
ptomptly all hisses or ii regularities
in their correspondence, to the chief
special agent, post office department,
Washington, I). C., and investiga-
tion will follow.
If any losses should be promptly
reported, and be the means of cor-
recting tlie irregularities, the interest
of the pulihc. as well as (lie efficiency
i.f the postal service, will be en-
hanced in a most important degree.
The omission of the county in the
address of letters is one of the great-
est causes of delay and missending.
*D. M. KKY,
The Cincinnati Saturday Ni«lu is ,
responsible for the following home ;
We trust that Mr. Hayes lias not '
heen scared out of appointing Bob j
; lugersoll minister to Germany by the !
cries that have gone up from believers
in "Christian statesmen." We
haven't Christians enough like Pom-
eroy, Colf.tx and Shellabarger to go j
around. It will not be hurtfu1 to j
piece out with Bob f ir Germany.
Bob is a little heterodox, but he is
Win. J. Frost, who murdered W.
Warden, of Collin county, in 1867, j
i was captured in Palo-Pinto county a s
J few days since by John P. Hunter, a !
I nephew of Wm. Warden. Hunter
was deputized by the sheriff of Col-
lin to make the arrest. Frost has
j been taken to McKinn y for trial.
I 1 he dispute that ended in the mur-
1 der of VV ardeti grew out of a rent eon-
tract between the two.—Sherman
The St. Louis Times has this to
say of the Texas banks:
No banks in the country have stood
the strain of the past four years equal
to those of Texas. Both private and
national, they have done a fair busi-
ness, without a single failure or sus-
pension of any importance. No bet-
ter c alimentary could be written upon
the banking system of that State and
the conservatism of its management.
The mat riage of Don Cameron's
beautiful daughter with Mr. 111111-
gerford, of Pi iladelphia, is an-
nounced ta take place on the 25th
inst. For two winters Miss Came-
ron has been one of the most fasci-
nating Dells at the National Capital.
. 1 *1 J
It would not be a difficult thing to
fill in and drain the couit house
square; and it would be a great ad-
vantage to tlie to.vn.— Courier.
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.
JOHN H. LLOYD,
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.
T give my r>er«o-isl attention to Cutting
and Kittin" Garments.
We do not pay a large rent.
I can tell the diffetence between woolen
To Music Teachers.
A new, natural and eacy system, fsr
superior to any ever before published.
Pamphlet eotitain'ng this svsUm mailed
Mii.i. tit'h 1nBt.1t AW) rrnusuiNr. hoi:*k
• uOi and H04 San^om St , I'lnla.
Tweed as a Dead Expense.
New VottK, Jan. 4.—In the board
of aldermen this morning a resolution
was adopted declaring that a greater
benefit could be gained to the city by
the discharge of A m. M. Tweed from
imprisonment than by his longer dc-
tenti n, and recommending the attor-
ney general and corporation counsel
to release him from confinement after
securing to the city such property a.s
he now possessed, and after taking
men s to receive his t< stimony as
might be deemed necessary in any
suit* that might hereafter he brought.
The square is filled alrea.ly , all it and c,)ttoll goodK.
wants now is draining: but then I ... . . . . , , . . ,
0 ' ! We have the best and largest stock of
where are you going to drain it to? ! goods to select from in Denison.
. ' "T" . .I The ibove is the reason we sell sjoods
1 lie pastors ot several cnui cites 111 | cheaper and mire of them than any other
Sherman have f irmed an association, bouse in Denison.
to be known as the Pastors' Associa*
tion, the object of which is to devise
the best means of carrying o..t the
work committed to their hands.
An official telegram shows that
J M. MILL,
TAILOR AND CUTTER,
310 Main syrcet,
DENISON. • • • TEXAS.
Clean ng, renovating and repairing.
Sophia was entered on the id in-t <nt ; ma.te to order. Suitirms constantly
* ..... Tj 1 on hand. lo-t+tf
! after a skirmish in which tlie Rns- ;
statu* lost only twenty-four men. ! r . ... y --- ..-r - • -t
„r . <aftoai,i i't,ATEnwATrtn.s.ciif.
1 he Standard s Constantinople ■ «'*tisne>irro'.viiv,,rM.a
-V .'*' •• Um;.rM Ox. <HUIHMU
I special reports that Sophia is com- ; 'Tl ^"
! pletely evacuutcd. ! $£•
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Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 266, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 9, 1878, newspaper, January 9, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth326812/m1/1/: accessed March 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.