Brenham Daily Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 137, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 6, 1902 Page: 1 of 4
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BRENHAM DAILY BANNER.
BRENHAM TEXAS WEDNESDAY ATOUSTJ 1!)(>±
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Come and Trade
N. F. HOHLT
DE LER IN
Gents' Furnishing Goods
Agent for the Celebrated
The Largest Shoe House in the .World.
Have you seen the "WHITE If you liave a
"WIIlTE" you all alright. Sewing
Machines sold on the. installment
plan, rented, cleaned and
Tours fox- .'BumlnoM
Our Specialty H. F. HOHLT.
AT THE STAR GROCERY
A Fresh lot
of Banner Oats,
fresh Grits, G-rapenut,
Malta Vita, Sago, Tapioca,
new Black Eyed Peas, Sweet Pota-
toes, fresh lot of Flour- We can sell
you the best Butter that comes
to town every day in the
week, good Rio Coffee
10 pounds for $1,
Roasted Coffee 8 pounds for $1.
Sugar at a low
Respectfully, J. H. QUEBF, Manager
TEJ..EPHOKTE NO. 3.
TELEPHONE HO 6.3
RICHAKU BARKER. i'ropr.Mor
Located one mile North of city. Phone 116.
Pum products Mid p»mpt service
guantee 1. Patronage solicited.
Amsler sells the best Icecream
nnd soda in the city, 5 cents.
Fruit Jars !!
Caps and Rubbers.
LARGE STOCK. RIGHT PRICES.
and CLAY PEAS
BAGGING AND TIES
B2CEBB k CO.
WEEKLY FASHION HINTS.
HANDSOME RECEPTION GOWN
The New Long-Shoulder Effect.
The waist of this handsome
reception gown of buff veiling is
made with the fashionable droop*
ing or long-shoulder effect and
has a tucked yoke, framed with
a scolloped berthe handsomely
embroidered with Corticelli silk.
The sleeves are tucked, spring-
ing out into largo puffH trapped
with embroidered bands. The
skirt is tucked in clusters and
shows strap garniture in ad-
dition to narrow velvet ribbon,
which also appears on the round
Each week seems to reveal
sooie new feature in the cotton
dresa fabrics, one of which is
grass cloth in white, with a stripe
of close weave. Then there are
now fine lawns with open work
stripes lawns with narrow lace
insertions woven stripe fashion
into the material, Most beauti-
ful are the embroidered batistes
which come in handsome all-
over designs as "well as in robes,
either white or beige color.
Mrs. S. H. Wilson, Historian
Texas Division United Daughters
of the Confederacy, recommends
the inauguration of a literary
contest among the different
Chapters of the State, and sug-
gest subjects for essays and
discussions. The idea is a hap-
py one and should be adopted at
or.ce by those who have not in-
augurated such a move. But,
with Brenham Tom Green Chap-
ter the advice is a little stale, as
this Chapter has been engaged
in literary work of this nature
ever since its organization; in
fact this feature forms a promin-
ent part of their program at each
meeting of the Chapter. With-
out resorting to vain boasting,
the Banner does not believe that
there is another Chapter of the
Daughters in Texas that can sur-
pass the Brenham Chapter in
point of excellence in their
Mrs. J. B. Williams, the very
efficient president and com-
mander of the Tom Green Chap-
ter, is a periatent, energetic
worker and a fine organizer, and
supported as she is by the entire
membership, her success has
While the Chapter already has
a fine membership, yet there is
room on the roll for others, and
every daughter, wife, mother or
sister of a Confederate soldier
ought to consider it an honor to
belong to such an organization
Mr. Gus. Schumacher, over-
seer of the Brenham and Gay
Hill road, had his hands out
Monday and repaired the breaks
and wash-outs in that thorough-
fare as far as possible. The
rocky crossing over New Years
creek has been sufficiently re-
paired so as to permit light ve-
hicles to cross, but he does not
consider it safe for loaded wag-
ons until the bridge has been re-
placed, which S|hould be done as
soon as possible.
J B. Campblll, Jr., had the
misfortune to stick a nail in his
left foot last Monday morning,
and is suffering considerable
pain in consequence.
Market Letter fo Sanger & Ettle-
New York, Aug. 5. — Cotton
declined 2 to 4 points on lower
cables and clear weather in
Texas after which there was a
rally and a slight advaneo on
buying by shorts including Wall
Street. Still later there was a
a recession on looal and southern
selling due to the government
Liverpool declined 2 12 to
3 1-2 points but recovered about
half the loss It is more than
ever a weather market.
Statistical considerations for
the moment are relegated to the
back-ground though it would be
a mistake to suppose that th«*y
are entirely ignored. The great
question, however, is the weath-
er; if good prices will weaken
and if bad they must advance.
Much may happen within the
next naooth or six weeks Mean-
time buy on breakn and sell for
turn on rallies.
Clark Hudson had an examin-
ing trial before Justice Chappell
Tuesday en a charge of theft (if
$0 30 from the person of II 11
Hutchinson while sick, and was
bound over to the grand jury in
the sum of $300, L S. Rogers
represented the defondant.
Daisy Connor, plead t>uily to
vagrancy and was fined $1.00
The Ball Game.
Quite an enthusiastic gather-
ing assembled at Firemen's Park
Tuesday afternoon to witness
the initial game between Bren-
ham and Eagle Lake. The game
was spirited from start to finish,
some fine plays being made by
both sides, and resulting in a
close finish and viotory for the
home team by asoore of 11 to 10.
The second game between the
the two teams will take plaoe at
4:30 this afternoon at the park.
Died at Beaumont.
Frank Hubert, a colored far-
mer living three miles north of
town, received the sorrowful
news of the death of his 17-
year-old son, which occurred
at Beaumont at three o'clock
Tuesday afternoon, where ho had
been engaged at work in the oil
field for some time.
His remains will be brought to
Brenham for interment, and will
likely arrive on the noon Santa
Following were tho Brenhani
quotations at the closing of business
on the ovoning of Aug. 7th, 1902 :
Good Middling K
Strict Low Middling 7^
Low Middling, 74
Following are tho prevailing quo-
tations for produce to-day:
Eggs, per dozen, 8 cents
Chickens, broilers,.. .12 to 15 cents
Turkeys H0 to (JO cents
Honey, per pound, lOcnts
Couutry Lard, per pound.. 12J c* nts
Butter, per pouud,.... 10 to 25 cents
Bacon, per pound,... 12 to 15 cents
Irish Potatoes, per bushel, 50 cents
Cabbage, per pound 2^ cents
Onions, per pound 3 cents
Dried l'eas, per pound 5 routs
Corn, per bushel, sacked, 1.00
Hay, per ton, $8.00 to $12 00
Beeswick, per pound 18 cents
Wood, per cord $2.25 to $2 00
CottonSeed, per ton, $10.50
Attacked with Hoemorrhage.
About 4 o'clock Tuesday after-
noon Frank JameB, an old color-
ed man who had worked off and
on about the Oak Hall Saloon
and restaurant for the past six!
years, was attacked with a vio-
lent hoemorrhage and lost quite
a quantity of blood before assis-
tance arrived. As soon as the
flow of blood from his lungs could
be checked he was placed in a
wagon ancjl sent home. At last
accounts he was resting easy.
Mrs. L. F. Grassmuck and
family left for Houston Tuesday,
and will make that city their
Roasting ears were on sale at
I. Nowakowsky's grocery store
A RASCALLY OUTRAGE.
15O Washington County Negroes Taken to
Louisiana and Left Without Means of
Last Friday night a man
olaiming to bo a Louisiana saw
mill operator loft Brenham with
150 oolored people with whom he
had contraoted to furnish em-
ployment the year round at from
$1 50 to $1.75 per day. He was
assisted in obtaining these hands
by a oolored man known here as
Ezell, and while informing them
that their services would bfe
needed in working about a saw
mill, he was careful not to tell
them that they were wanted to
take the place of striking labor-
ers Imagine their surprise then
upon reaohinp their destination
A'hen they diwcovered that their
train was surrounded by white
and colored ntrikers, who forbid
them to stop there, much less go
1'his put many of them, who
had sold their effeots here and
had their families with thom, in a
serious dilemma. They found
themselv> h in a strange country
without sufficient funds with
which to defray their expenses
back Inni", and denied the priv
ele^e of wurking ior a means of
eubaistance. These facts were
gleaned from four of the gang
who managed to beat their way
back home. What will be the
final outcome remains to bo
Tho man who employed these
laborers should have fully in-
formed them of the condition of
affairs at the mill—told them
they were wanted to take the
place of strikers, etc. In his
failure to do this he virtually
places himself before these peo-
ple as an imposter, and there is
some talk oi instituting heavy
damage suits against the perpe-
trator of such an unwarranted
outrage upon a defenceless class
of ignorant people.
Mis. F, Boeiiker, Sister oi C. H. Bohne of
This City Shoots Herself through
About 7 o'clock Tuesday
morning Mrs, F. Boenker, a
widow woman, about 45 years of
age, living near the old town of
Washington, committed suicide
by shooting herself through the
head with a revolver. No reas-
on assigned for the rash act, but
is believed that the continued
failure of crops in that section
by overflow, together with the
loss of her husband some time
since had brought about a de-
mented condition of her mind,
which culminatsd in tho tragedy.
She leaves one son and other
relatives to mourn her loss.
Dr. Lay returned from Bur-
ton Tuesday afternoon, where he
was summoned to assist in per-
forming an operation on Mrs. W.
H. Derrick, who has recently lost
an eye, and in consequence has
endured painful suffering for the
past ten days or more. Tho Doo-
tor reports, that the operation was
successful and satisfactory, and
that the patient was greatly re-
lieved in consequence.
Off For The Asylum.
Policeman Burkhead and Max
Wittliff, lessee of the county
farm, left Tuesday night for
Austin with four colored lunatics
for the State asylum, two men
and two women.
Wesley DaviB, charged with
the murder of John Arnold, near
William Penn last Sunday night,
will have an examining trial be-
fore Justice Styles at Indepen-
dence to day. J. M. Mathis will
represent the defendent.
Mr. It. Striekert is preparing
to move his cotton office to the
old Engelke bank corner, and is
having new signs painted and
placed in position.
Justice E. C. Hughes, of
Whitman, has decided to move
his family to Brenham in order
to secure school facilities for the
education pf his children.
Miss May Buroh is reported
seriously ill with typhoid fever.
..St.*. . ......
The Misses Hhepard's Team Make a
Break for Liberty. Mise Elsie Gar-
The double team driven daily
by tho daughters of Mr. John A.
Shepard and always considered
docile and manageable, became
frightened and made a dash
down North street in the direct-
ion of Firemen,s Park about 5
o'clock Tuesday evening, and in
spite of the efforts of the Misnes
Shepard and Miss Elsie Garrett
to stop them, they continued
their gait until they reached the
Park enclosure, wh» re tho ve-
hicle collided with a fence post,
throwing Miss Garrett out and
seriously spraining her ankle.
She was picked up by Mr. Tar-
ver Wilkms and Millie Mayfield,
put in a buggy, taken home
and Dr Bowers summoned to
attend her. Misa Shepard also
sustained slight bruises on the
arm The vehicle was partially
wrecked It is a wonder that
the consequences w* re no worse,
as the team went over the bridge
leading into the Perk at full
speed, bar.-ly ..is'ing the gato
Officer Trcadway arrested a
blind man Monday night for
riding the trucks of the north
bound Santa Fe passenger train
and locked him up, but liberated
him Tuesday morning, after
subjecting him to a curtain lec-t
turo on the dangers of such
im and Walter Grant had an
examining trial in justice court
Tuesday on charges of horse
theft and were bound over to the
grand jury in the sum of $.300
each, which they gave and were
The remains of Mrs. Wichen,
wifo of a Santa Fe engineer, who
died at Temple Monday morn-
ing, passed through here Tues-
day morning en route to Houston
A negro woman was jailed late
Monday evening on complaint
filed by the county attorney
charging her with committing
perjury in giving testimony in a
robbery case before the court.
Mr. E. C. Buster leaves for
New York to-night to lay in a
new stock of fall and winter
goods for the popular firm of
Cather A Buster.
Tho Cane Belt base ball team
of Eagle Lake were tendered a
complimentary hop at Athletic
hall last night.
Theo. Low left Tuesday for
Devors, going via Houston on
the Santa Fe, on account of high
Frank Stockbridge and family,
of Temple, are in the city, guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wehrmann.
F. X. Zimmelmann left Tues-
day for Galveston where he will
remain for several days.
T. A. Warden, a Galveston
commercial tourist, was in the
Mrs. W. H. Harper left for
Abbott Tuesday to visit rela-
Mr. Paul Bayer, of Burton,
was a visitor to the Banner office
Mrs. E. R. Young left for
Denver, Colorado, Tuesday.
Mr. C. H. Carlisle went to
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CARBOLISE Is to be
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