Brenham Daily Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 172, Ed. 1 Friday, July 20, 1900 Page: 2 of 4
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Hon. W. J. Bryan
Hon. Adlai Stevenson
Following are Iho nomineft' of the Demo-
oatic party of Washington County as de-
cided by the primary election held March
31,1900, and to tie voted lor at the gener-
al election to be held Tuesday, Nor. 6,1900
For Heprwnt»tlve-4)th IJlMrWt.
SAM II. GOOD LETT
For District Clerk.
A. M. KBUG.
For County Ju«t|?«t
E. P. CUKRY.
D, E. TEAGUE.
For County attorney.
W. R. EWING.
For County Clerk.
O. A SEWARD.
For State ami County Tax Collector
For Comity Treasurer.
0. F. HERBST.
Tor Justice of the Peace. Frecinct No, »
For ConMitfole Precinct No. .'t.
R. H, BURCH.
For CommlMiorer Precinct Ko 3
JOHN R. PENNINGTON
BRENHAM DAILY BANNER
JOHN O. KANK1N,
K'lltor, Publisher and Proprietor.
75IDA7 K0BNIN3, JX7LY 20, 1900.
The silver republicans, popu
lists and democrats have put out
a fusion ticket in Nebraska.
The prospects now are that the
Democrats will have a clear
working majority in the next
The corn crop in Missouri is
reported to be sorry, rain being
badly needed in many counties
in that State.
Carl Schurz declares that mc-
Kinley must be defeated for re*
election at any cost, else the na-
tion will suffer from his imperial*
Quite a number of prominent
Northern Republicans announce
their intention of voting for Bry-
an. They can't stand the trust
and imperialistic issues.
James Creelman says that if
the American people love peace
and loathe militarism, the nomi-
nation of Stevenson by the Dem*
0ratio party was a wise step.
Statisticians assert that the
increase in the price of sugar
from $5.20 to 80 a hundred pounds
levies a tax upon the consumers
of the United States of $40,000,*
000 a year.
Jefferson taught the doctrine
that Governments should win the
love of men. What then should
be the ambition of our nation—to
be loved because it is just, or to
be feared because it is strong?
The bodies of the American
soldiers who fell in the battle of
Buena Vista, fought near Saltillo,
Mexico, in 1848, are to be disin*
terred and brought to the military
cemetery at San Antonio for re*
The St. Louis Republic says:
"Ferocious Teddy, the truthful
toreador of Mark Hanna's Roman
hippodrome, will now do his San
Juaa stunt regularly until the
show closes in November. Ad*
mission, one vote pledged for
'« * »'1
Jefferson opposed the acquis*-
tic|ypfiiew territory which would
raquire a large navy to defend.
Then if the authority of Jefferson
cannot be invoked to support the
acquisition of remote territory,
much less can,hiegreat name be
used to excuse a colonial polioy
which denies to the people the
right to govern themselves.
'1 he House
MISTROT BROTHERS & COMPANY
OUR GREAT JULY CLEARING SALE
Is now in full swing. Tremendous bargains are being offered in all of our seven departments. We are not overstocked in Summer goods; this is our
method we adopted years ago to rid ourselves from season to seafon of strictly first-class merchandise. By doing this each season it enables us to
have fresh, new, and up-to-date goods each season.
We are Now Knifing all of Our Summer Goods. Below You Will Find a Few Prices
Men's and Boy's Clothing.
Men'* all linen dark brown *nd light color
tuitr, were 4 60, telling price 2 98.
Men's all pure linen black and white plaid
«uit», were 5 oo, selling price 3 98.
Men'* coat and pants, new and nobby, light
ground, dark stripe. were 2 60, selling
price 1 So.
Men's linen light crash suite, good value* at
ii 60, selling price 1 a J.
Men'* wash pant*, all fast colors add extra
well made, big bargains at 60c, 75c,
98c, r 25 and 1 60.
Ten dozen men's wash pants, light and dark
color*, were 76c, selling p-ice .... 50c
Men's b'ue and black cashmere pant*, were
1 25, selling price 76c
Boy*' two-piece wash *uit«, were 76c, felling
Boys' linen cra*h two-piece suits, were 98c,
selling price 7JC
Boys' all pure linen suits, were 1 25. selling
Boy*' all pure linen craih spit*, were 1 60,
telling price 1 25
Boys' all pure linen crath suits, were 2 50,
selling price 1 98
Boy*' blouse wish suit*, three kind* to select
from, were 75c, 98c and 1 25, lelling
price So0» 75° 980
Boys' linen pant*—fifty dozen to telect from—
the bett value* in the city at loc, 15c,
20c, 55c, 86 and 40c.
Boy*' wool pant*—seventy-five doien to se-
lect from-age* 3 to 16 tears—at 2jc,
35c, 50c, 65c, 75c and 98c.
Youth's linen cra»h ,*uiu—only a few left-
were 3 00, wiling price I 75
Men'* bine all wool serge coat*, round and
square cut, any tiie, good value*, at
3 co, 3 s<>«»« 3 98.
Men's blue all wool *erge coats and vest*
square and round cut oorn rn, extra
bargain* at 3 98, 4 5O and 5 00.
Men'* black all wool, and tik and wool coat*
and vest*, big bargain* at 2 98, 3 50.
8*7$ and 4 00.
Men'* black Alpaca roat«. were 2 50, 8 00
and 8 jo. telling price 1 75, a 50, 2 98
Men'* %ll wool light grey suit*, were 7 50,
telling price (••••MM If M 4 98
Men'* all wool dsrk grey plaid »uit*, were
10 00, telling price 7 5°
Men'* navy blue all wool terge suit*, round
corners, were 10 add 12 50, selling
price «... 10 00 and 9 00.
Men'* black Olav worsted tuit*, with round
cat corners, big value* at 4 60, 6 60,
7 60, 8 50 and 10 00.
Fifty dozen men'* light weight and color
wool and mixed pant*, the latest pat-
tern*, at 1 as, t 50,1 7S> 19*.» «>, «P
to 8 98.
Gent's Furnishing Goods. ! COUNTER SALE
Men'* colored neglifee shirts, with and with-1 of I^ultea ami Mime* Luce Oxford* and
out collars, good goo is and all fist
colon, at 35c, 50c, 65c, 75c, 8ic and 8tr"p San,U,"•
Men's white shirt*, with colored pique bo*- I
>' mi, something new, at 50c, 75c and j
Men's while shirts with ulam linen botom, j
open back and open front, 50c, 75c,
98c and 1 25.
Men's white abirt* with silk puff bosom
fronts, were 1 00 and 1 25, selling
price 75c and 98c
Men's anlaundered white ihirts, with fine
linen bo*om, were 75 and 08c, selling
price 50 and 65c
Big line men'* work shirts, well made, of the
very best quality shirting. at 25c, 35c,
45c bnJ 50c.
Men's cambric night shirts, with embroidered
front*, extra long and nicely made, at
50c, 75c and 98c.
Boys' negligee ahirts with and without col-
lar*, extra quality, at 35c, 50c, 6jc and
Bey's fine balbriggan undershirts, with pat-
ent collar band—the best, at 30c.
Men'* balbriggan undershirt* and drawers
to match at 350, 35c> 4<5C and 50c
Men'* extra fine Sea laland and liale thread
undershirts and drawers to match, ex-
tra well made and finely finished; per
garment 65 and 76c
Men's oolored balbriggan shirts and drawers
to match, were 65c, telling price 50c.
Men's drill drawers, bleached and brown,
made of good drilling, 15, 25, 35, 45c
Scrivcn'* elastic seam bleached drill drawer*,
were 75c, telling price sjc
Men's linen collars, standing and tu'n down,
all the latest styles, at 7 l-2c, 10c, 12c,
(2 1-2c and isc-
Men's linen 4-ply c .ffi, the bett quality, at
15, so and 25c.
Men's rubber collars, standing and turn
down, at lo and 5j.
Men'* rubber cuffi *t 20,15 and 10c.
Straw Hat Counter.
Men's, Boy's and children's straw hats, noth-
ing worth less than 35c, this month
they all go at only 25c.
Men's canvass scoop hat*, were 3$ and 40c,
selling price..... 3$c
We have them in black, chocolate, and
ta*s; in lace, oxfords, Vienna button and
strap sandal with bow and buckle, and aouth-
ern tie, patent ond stock tip, heel and spring
heel, none sold less than $1 98, 2 00, 2 50
3 00, and 3 50, your choice of any pair at 99c
unUl sold out. COME QUICK ADD GET
One lot of misses strap sandals and ox-
fords, Star Shoe Co,'* make, nothing better
madt; sizes broken; we have them in black,
chocolate and taa*; none sold less than
1 25,1 50, t 75 and 1 98—a bargain for them
—cnoice of any at 88c.
Mis^e* black sandal*, patent tip, coin toe,
were I 00—price 78c.
' Missei chocolate one-strap tandal*, with
bow and buckle, were 76c—sale price 38c.
One lot children'* ttrap sandal* at 25c
One lot misses Dongola oxfords at 26c
One lot ladies' black dongola oxfords, were
76c, lale price48c.
One lot ladies' black dongola fine one
ttrap tandal*, were 98c, sale price 66c.
One lot laa es dongola strap sandals, sizes
broker; were I 25—sale price 76c.
One lot ladies' oxford ank strap sandals,
at 1 00,1 35 and 1 50.
Mens, youth* and boys shoes at cut prices
—at 98c, 1 00,1 26,1 60, i 7s, a 00 and 3 50
Ladies Vests—Bought Under
60 dozen ladies jersey ribbed vests, lace
and silk taped neck, pure lisle thread,
bleached and unbleached, none worth less
than 86c. We are telling them ilt 10c each.
60 dozen ladies jersey ribbed cotton vests,
worth 10c each, telling at jc.
Ladies'muslin underwear, full line, goes
in our great July clearing sale.
Ladies' shirt waists, white lawns and col*
ored percales, none worth let* than I 00, up
to 1 So, choice at 1 00, 75c and 89c.
Ladies' linen craih skirts, selling at 16c.
Ladies' linen crash skirt*, braided fronts,
selling at 39c, 50c, 65c and 76c.
Ladies' parasol*, Engliih gloria, bett iteel
frame, long steel point, resit Congo loops,
rings and crooked handles, selling at 36c,
46c, $oc, 7S®» 98c and 1 35.
Figured Lawns. Dimities and
Troflt? cut like the heads off Xmu tur-
33 inches wide navy blue and black ground
with large flawing vines and flowers, very
sheer and fa*t colors, were loc a yard, selling
price 3 l-sc.
A new and pretty L'ne of figured lawns,
fast colors, good quality, worth 7 I-2C, sell-
ing at 3 l-2c.
Corded lawns and dimities, fine assortment,
worth 8 1-3 and 10c, selling now at 6c.
32 incites wide fine organdies, very sheer,
pretty designs, were 10c a yard, selling now
A nice line of new printed lawns, organ
die*, batiste and dimities, 12 I-2C quality,
selling now at 7 1 3C.
Fine figured organdies, 32 inches wide
were 30 and 26c a yard, selling now at
12 1-3 and 10c.
Fine Arcadia novelties in lace effect, lovely
patterns, very sheer and fast colors were
13 I-3C, selling now at 7 I 2c
Black and white figured lawns and batiste,
were 10c a yard, selling now at 7 1-2 and sc
Black batiste, very sheer and extra fine
weave, weie 35c, selling now at aoc.
Piques in fancy figures and stripes, extra
quality, were 15c a yard, selling now at 7 l-2c
Choice of our 10c quality fine shirting per-
cales and ginghams, selling at 6c.
Liren crash for skirts, selling now at 7 1-3
10 yards white Victoria lawns for 35c
10 white checked nainsook for 30c
10 yard* white dimity checks for 30c
10 yard* white India linon for 86c
Extra fine white India lawn,a yard 6c
Extra fine, very sheer white India linon
were 10c, selling now at 7 i-ac
36 inches wide white India linon, extra
fine and very sheer, were 15c, selling
now at ..,10c
86 inches wide white India linon and Vic-
toria lawn, extra quality and very sheer,
were 20c a yard, selling now at 13 1-3C
White checked and striped nainsook
and dimities, extra fine quality, selling
now at s 6 1-4, 7 1-2, 10 and 12 i-ac
White pique, heavy cord, extra quality,
selling now at 13 1-3 and 10c
ngli»h lodg cloth, 36 inches wide, 12
yards to the bolt, worth I 75, lelling
now at 120
Ladies' summer corsets, best makes, such
at W | B and Dr. Warner, selling now at 75c
Extra long waist, 6-hjok, selling now at
Ladies' fist b'ack hose, seamless and fast
color*, plain and drop stitch, selling now at
ISC, 13 l-sc and 10c.
Misses fast black and seamless hose, rib-
bed, telling at 15c, 12 12c, 10c and 6c,
Embroideries selling now at ic a yard and
Laces selling now at ic a yard and up.
Ladies' sailors selling at 25c and up
Ladies' trimmed hats telling at 50c and up
Misses' trimmed hats selling 36c and up.
Infants embroidered cap*, telling at 6c up.
30 yds bleach domestic, yard wide for $1 00
30 yards best C Itland domestic for... 1 00
30 yards extra heavy brown domestic I 00
16 yards Lonsdale bleach domestic for 1 00
14 yards Lonsdale Green Ticket domes-
tie fir 1 00
Custom Scrim, telling at 5c
Cotton tweeds, were 15c, selling now 7 i-ac
Extra heavy cottonades, selling now at 10c
Table napkin* selling now at 35c a dozen
Cotton toweling per yard 6c
Linen toweling per yard, telling at .. 8 I-8c
Table linen, per yard, selling now at .... 25c
Table linen, extra quality, selling at ....35c
White quilt*, extra bargain*, selling now
at 60,76 and 98c. ,
Lace curtains, 3 yards long, in whlte^and
ecru, now selling at So, 7$ and 98o
Bed ticking, good quality maltres*, at 5c
Feather ticking telling now at 10,13 1-2 and
16 cents. "»-■
Cotton flannel, bleached and unbleached,
telling now at 5 cent*,
Table oilcloth, best grade, selling at 15c yd
Window shades and fixtures complete, 13 i-sc
Mistrot Brothers & Company,
BACK OF G1DDINGS & GIDDINGS BANK
that at the present rate of oon
sumption the supply of lumber in
the United States is likely to be
exhausted within twenty-five
years. It states that 30,000,-
000,000 cubic feet are used an-
nually, 5,000,000,000 of which are
making paper and 15,
The value of forest products used
States is estimated
output of all the
i products of the
rate of 20,000,000,000
in the Unit*
KEEP 8 TILL.
Keep still! When trouble is
brewing, keep still; when slander
is getting on its legs, keep still;
when your feelings are hurt keep
still till you reoover from your
excitement at any rate. Things
look different through an unagi
tated eye. In a commotion once
I wrote a letter and sent it, and
wished i had not. In my later
years, I had another oommotion
and wrote a long letter; but life
rubbed a little sense into me, anc
1 kept that letter in my pooket
against the day when I could look
over it without agitation and
without tears. 1 was glad 1 did
Less and less it seemed neoessar;
to send it. I was not sure it would
do any hurt, but in my doubtful-
ness I leaned to reticence Mid
eventually it was destroyed
Time works wonders. Wait til
you can speak calmly and then
you will not need to speak maybe,
Silence is the most massive thing
conceivable sometimes. It is
strength in very grandeur. It is
like a regiment ordered to stand
still in the mad fury of battle.
Tq plunge in were twioe as easy.
The tongue has unsettled more
ministers than small salaries ever
did or lack of ability.—Ex.
Newspaper correspondents who
attended both conventions, at
Philadslphia and Kansas City,
have remarked with singular
unanimity the different atmos-
pheres that prevailed In the two
places. In Philadelphia, except
for the fake theatrical episods
which resulted in Roosevelt's
nomination, the delegates walked
through the hotel oorrldors and
convention hall as silsntand dig
mutes at a funeral. At
City there was lees dig-
and mora ginger. The dele-
had gone thither in their
capacity as American citizens,
without having been deprived by
any Democratic Mark Hanna o
the right to speak, vote and
"holler" as they were disposed
There was and is no Democratic
Hanna and the delegates accord
ingly conducted themselves as
American citizens should.
The same difference is observe
ble in the two tickets. One is a
strictly handmade trust product,
the other is the spontaneous and
enthusiastic ohoice of a grea ;
party. There can be no doubt as
to whioh the people will prefer.
Some people spend lots
money praotioing economy.
If a row of columns is a colon-
ade a row of lemons must be
After a man reaches the top he
never talks about the surplus
room up there.
In these summsr months straw
traveling bags show which way
the wind blows.
life is a system of boomer
range; everything gets back at
the man who starts it.
An old bachelor says that
widows are the only seeond-hand
articles that sell at par.
Mere trifles are reeponsible for
more happiness and mors misery
than great happenings.
If it is true that the best noses
point hsavenward, the girl with a
snub nose has no oause for com
There's an art value in fine furniture,
aa derating inflnenoe like that of good
pictures. This is the. "bub" around
which others revolve fcvery branch
of the fttrnttnre trade carefully looked
after- every want anticipated.
BRENHAV FUBMTURI CO
—Port Lavaca now has a Na-
—Petroleum has bsen discov-
ered in Zapata county.
—a new Baptist churoh has
been ereoted at Skidmore.
—Twelve new cases of yellow
fever have appeared in Jefferson.
—Collin county soholastic cen-
sus shows 11,953, an inoreaee of
—A tornado visited Llano last
Sunday doing serous damage to
—About 100 teasers are at-
tending the summer normjtl at
-The State prohibition con-
vention has been indefinitely
-There are nineteen cases of
scarlet fever reported at Palmer,
in Ellie county.
—Four Mexican girle, charged
with petty thefte, have been jail
ed at Corpus Christi in default of
—Asa result of a sudden rise
in the Gaudalupe last Sunday
many farms were inandated
and stock drowned.
—Hon. C. B. Randall, of Sher-
man, has been /nominated for
Congress in the Fifth dietriot, to
succeed Joe Bailey.
—Enoch Moss, oolored, charg-
ed with the murder of Neil Lane
at Elgin, was found guilty and
sentenoed to be hanged Monday,
Sept. 3, at Baatrop.
—Lock hart was visited by quite
severe electrical storm last
week. About 25 telephonee
burned out. Mies Zula Storey
wae knocked down and
by a current conveyed to'the
t are dying
of the farmers have lost all their
work stock in ons night, after
having used them the previous
day, and the stock were appar
ently well. Hundreds of horses
and cattle have been lost and the
situation is not getting any bet
—There will be a grand re>
union of ex-Confederates and the
West Tsxas Cowboy's Associa
tion in Canyon City, Texas, July
24 to 28,1900, 10 or 12 counties
will be repreeented. Gov. Sayers
will make the opening address.
This will be an unrivaled oppor-
tunity to see the great staked
plains. Excursion rates on all
Something that pleases the most ex-
acting Many people have many
mind* We have many couche* at
many price* — $S 60, 7 50, 9 00, up
to $3$ Ju*t unpacked tome beauties
No trouble to thow our goods
SAYE YOUR MONEY
If you waat to save much matey
Boy at Bronenkant's for your money
No^ty, jewelry, tilrerwaro,
• - ** wluck Too care,
Bracelet*, hearts of any kind,
Table cuttlery, bear in mind.
Watches, clocks and regulators
For the time to homeatead waiter*
Always to be had on head
At the well known Bronenkant stand.
Winkelmann's photos speak
for themagtvee. Have some
taken and your friends will im-
agine that your picture is speak-
Studio for Celoron
Now in stook the new and up-to-
date line of Wall Papers for the
season of 1899. New and dainty
designs, suitable for any kind of a
room. New colors in Ingrains, with
the latest designs in Borders and
Ceilings to matoh. The largeet
stock ever brought to Brenham
Prioes as low as any plaoe in the
A full stock of White Lead, Zinc
Paints, Colors, Varnishes, Brushes,
Window Glass, all sizes.
Paint store Weet Sandy Street,
opposite Sohueren here's.
THE WASH GOOUHG 3AFC.
This oooling safe oools by
evaporation, the warmer the
weather the greater the evapora-
tion, and the oooler the opntents
of the safe beoome. It com-
pletely shuts out dust, gnats,
flies, ants, sto., yet admit pure,
freeh air, whioh is nature's pre-
server of milk, butter, meats, or,
in fact anything that will spoil
from heat. It is far superior to
a refrigerator; it embraees sim-
plicity, efficiency, durability and
cheapnees. No cost whatever in
operating this safe. It does away
with ths ice bill. Remember we
let you try it before you pay a
J. A. Watson,
- A Valuable Machine.
In 18061 bought a Buckeye mower
4 1-2 feet cat of P. W. Wood Breti-
h&m, Twrae and the flrtt three years
I out with it over MO acres of prairie
hay, oats and sofgnra without having
to pay one oent for repaint.
cut over 200aorefl each year
■inoe and the machine is still rood
I hare used several kinds of mowers
I know of. and
are to toy again *Q1 get a
Photos at Holland's
Spring lamb at A. Kessling'sp
You will find all these;
Amsler delivers all flavors
lot Cream to any part of the city.
Three houses and lots on Jack*
son street. Three blocka North
of the German, M. E. churoh.
These lots will bs sold cheap and
on easy terms. Apply to
Thos. B. Botts.
Every picture taken at Win-
kelmann's is fully guaranteed as
to likeness and satisfaction is as-
sured. Call on him.
for rent or sale.—a neat
four room cotiage with hall, front
and back gallery, well and cistern,
on West Sacdjr Street or Alamo
Avenue. Apply to Mrs. L. E.
Woods or Dr. S. Bowers.
For the next thirty days
Winkelmann, the photographer,
will give away with each dozen
oabinet platinos one handsome
silver picture frame, worth
any where two dollars.
On one of Holland's Gainsboro
Panels will most certainly please
your sweetheart. Call at studio
and see them.
I will run a cariage to meet all
trains and answer all oall to pri-
vate residences. Leave caiin for
oarriage on slate at Graber's
jewelry etore or at Luhn's drag
store. Phter Bradford.
A five-room , cottage in west
advance. Apply »t Banner of-
pher, invites^ "
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