Brenham Daily Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 274, Ed. 1 Friday, November 16, 1883 Page: 2 of 4
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: in England.
Them is now one hundred and
Binnty-seven students at the
The governor has issued a
proclamation withdrawing quar-
antine from all Texas ports.
Governor Ireland has sent
Governor Madero, of Coabuila
Mexico, a lot ol carp for breed-
Austin holds a municipal
election next month and an ef-
fort is being made to get up a
citizen's ticket for mayor.
Engineer Britton has in-
spected tbe Texas and Pacific
railway from Texarkana to Dal*
las, and will continue his in-
The adjutant-general in his
report to the governor, for the
edification of the special ses-
sion, witl deal vigorously with
tbe fence cutting question.
Secretary Baker, of the
Board of Education, finds the
average term of the public
schools in the cities the last
scholastic year to be about nine
Col. Tom Ochiltree was in
Laredo the other day and had
himself interviewed by the
Times to the extent of upwards
of three columns. He never
has any objection to newspaper
The Greenbackers have put
their eyes on Ben Butler, and
out of pure sympathy for him,
it is supposed, are going to
make him their presidential can-
didate. Misery and helpless*
ness love company.
Ex-United States Treasurer
F. E. Spinner is in Washington,
on a brief visit from his Florida
plantation. He is in remarka-
bly good health, and can write
as rugged a looking signature
as in the palmiest days of the
history of legal tenders.
Dio Lewis' monthly for No-
vember is ^t hand. It is a val-
uable magazine and contains
much valuable information as
well as a large amount of inter
esting reading matter in the
shape of contributions by the
very best writers of the day.
The legislature in New York
next Tuesday elects a Unitec
States Senator and Conkling is
talked of again, And yet it is
said Lord Roscoe is making
$100,000 a year practicing law,
Few men would be tempted to
give this up to re-enter public
Mr. W. wl Ross, north Tex
as statistical reporter for the
agricultcral department at
Washington, states that there
was about four-fifths of an aver-
age crop of cotton in north Tex
as ttt* year. The top crop
that has opened lately is gener-
Tsss Galveston News pub
lishes nearly a column of letters
to Capt James B. Sads, all ol
which eadorse him in tbe strong
est terms. It is hoped that
Capt Kads will become inter-
ested in the matter and that
Galveston will have deep water
aad tbe Mate a seaport worthy
of her greatness and extended
The Waco Examiner can't
get the Dallas Herald run to
its potion. The Herald men are
perverse and run the paper to
suit themselves. Doubtless the
Examiner would take a con-
tract to ran all the newspapers
ia Texas; there is* nothing like
self-confidence and the Exam-
iner has it
Ireland's opinion of Randall
the speakership would not
bad reading, says the Ex-
We fancy that Gover-
has clear and well
- lhem upon a suffer*
ing: public. A few more days
~ . question
(where Luther was born) and
other points in Germany. First-
class newspaper, the Times-
Democrat—tfood every day in
The commissioners' court of
Bell county has entered an or-
der authorizing the issue of
$100,000 6 per cent, county
bonds for tbe erection of a new
coarthouse. There is said to
be some opposition to the
scheme, but it is admitted that
the present courthouse is not
only unsafe but unsuitable. It
remains to be seen what shape
the opposition will take.
The friends ol Mr. Randall
who is sick in Philadelphia, now
in Washington claim that he
will be elected on the second
ballot. The Cox men claim
that both Randall and Carlisle
are making a mistake, and that
Cox will lead them both on the
first ballot. It is asserted that
the lobby is dead against Ran-
dall, from whom no favor could
possibly be expected.
Dallas Herald: Arthur is re-
ported to have commenced on
his message to congress. If
the president were celebrated
either as a thinker or writer we
might expect a good deal from
a message three or four weeks
in preparation, but we are not
likely to be dazzled with such
a good start; however, Mr. Ar-
thur is likely to give the tele-
graphers and newspapers much
to think about and worry them
There is a whole chapter of
political economy in the follow
ing pointed paragraph: Our
wool, cotton and wheat is
bought and transported three
thousand miles to Enghnd,
and is there sold from ioo to
200 per cent, less than here,
while the wages of the employes
engaged in the manufacture are
but 25 to jo per cent, less there
than here. How do our pro-
tected monopolists account for
Hhrvard "crazes" are get
ting common, but we did not.
know before that the students
of the aristocratic college hail
got their work down to such
nicety and perfection. But
there is no place like the great
Harvard when it comes to pol
ishing and fitting a young man
for the stern duties of life. The
Budget of Boston thus refers to
one of the special features o
tbe Harvard classical education:
"Take the whole caravan of
Harvard exquisites and trot
them out on the race-track, our
word for it, the best judge on
Ihc stand will not be able to de-
tect the slightest difference in
their gait. They will each raise
the foot just as high from the
ground, carry it forward to just
such a distance and place it
again on the ground at the same
angle, and this, they will tell
you, is tbe fashionable way of
walking, and that no gentleman
The passenger train oa the
Mexican National railroad was
wrecked on Tuesday night at 7
o'clock near Lajarita, station,
22 miles from Laredo. The
train was on time and was run
ning at the fate of 22 miles an
hour, when all of a sudden the
engine turned a complete somer-
sault and landed upside down
twenty feet from the trade; it
was followed by the express ear
and two passenger coaches.
The fireman was killed and the
engineer badly wounded. The
train was at once surrounded
by an armed band of forty Mex-
ican desperadoes and robbers.
The express car was robbed of
f$ooo in silver bullion which
was carried off on pack-mules.
A train was heard coming ia
the distance aad also a company
of soldiers. The robbers lost
no time in getting away. The
fish plates had been taken from
a couple of rails, which were
misplaced just sufficient to
throw the train off the track.
Want of time alone saved the
passengers from being robbed.
—The Austin street car com-
pany is now manufacturing all
its own cars.
—In San Antonio it~"5Kly
costs ten dollars in the recor-
der's court to shoot at a street-
—At ElPaso the school board
is considering the propriety of
introducing the Spanish Ian-
guage in the public schools.
—By the caving in of a bank
at the gravel pit in Dallas a ne-
gro laborer was instantly killed
and another negro was fatally
—The citizens of Comanche
dressed the bodies of the lynch-
ed Bailey brothers nicely and
furnished neat coffins for their
—It appears that the people
of Buffalo Gap are not satisfied
to have the county seat removed
to Abilene and that they object
to a removal of the county rec-
ords to the latter place.
—At Fort Worth the city at-
torney and recorder are deter
mined to break up gambling aad
have ordered tbe marshal to ar-
rest every man entering a gam-
bling house. The marshal re-
fuses to do so.
—Lena Gayhart, a German
girl 18 or 19 years of age, late-
ly sentenced to the penitentiary
on a charge of theft, has been
pardoned out by the Governor
to get martied. It appears that
she was wrongfully convicted.
—Mrs. Mary Eliza Welburn,
an invalid lady, formerly of
Johnson county, but recently
of Waco, and sometimes an in-
mate of the poor house, has just
received notice that she has
fallen heir to a considerable
property left by her brother in
—At Fort Worth the city
council passed an ordinance
authorizing the city assessorand
collector to proceed at once
with the collection of the
amounts due by property own-
ers for the improvement of Maia
and Houston streets. About
$55,000 is due and it is likely
tbe property owners will make
wry faces at the collector wheh
he calls with his bills.
—It will be remembered that
last September the body of a
murdered negro woman was
found in a branch in Lee coun-
ty near the Washington county
line. In the district court at
Giddings, Wednesday, James
Taylor, a negro, was found
guilty of murdering Sally Chap-
en, the jury assessing the death
penalty. The evidence devel
oped one of the most villainous
murders ever recorded.
On Oct. 1 «th Jupiter's moons
were all bidden by the planet
for the fifth time ia the present
Successful experiments in tea-
culture at Soukhoum have led
a St. Petersburg society to ad
vocate tile general cultivation
of tbe tea-plant ia the Caucasus.
The society believes that Russia
might soon compete with China
aad InSia in supplying western
countries with tea.
Late observations prove that
the great red spot of the
planet Jupiterts still to be seen
although it is very faint and its
color has faded away. The to-
tal disappearance of the remark
able object which Jupiter has
exposed to the view of our as-
tronomers for several years is
undoubtedly near at hand.
In a lecture just published,
A. von LaSaulx, a well-known
geologist, draws an ingeuious
~ eland aad
the backward state of the in-
habitants of those two island!
.and the disorders ofwhich they
have been the theatre by the
nature of their geological strata,
the formation of their coasts^
and their geographical positions,
Prof. Edward Hull considers
that throughout the early geo-
logical epochs known as Ar-
chean, Silurian and Carboaifer-
ous the sea covered North
America, tbe British Isles and
Western Europe, while a large
part of the North Atlantic area
existed as dry lands. He urges
that if his conclusions prove to
be well grounded the doctrine
of the permanency of oceaas
aad continents, as tested by
the case of the North Atlantic,
must be discarded.
After repeating with water
some of the experiments by
which Prof. Tyndall has proven
that the air always contains
floating dust particles, Moos.
Marchand asserts that really
clear water does aot exist. He
coveted with black paper a bot-
tle filled with the liquid, aad
pierced two holes ia tbe paper
at opposite poiats, when, on
parallel between Ireland
Sicily, and attempts
is so simple
that any person may readdy
teat the accuracy of Mons. Mar-
An ex-clergyman of Brooklyn
who received a salary of $10,'
000 five years ago is now a com-
mon drunkard. What an awful
warning this is against high sal-
I will ten to tk highest bidder far cask
at my residence on the 15th of December
next 4 No. 1 male*, 4 nam, and 3 fillies,
500 01 600 buihels of eon, (000 or 6000
pound* of oat*, a good road wagons, 1
rood family luck, household end kitchen
fnrniture, improvod and unimproved fam-
ine implement!, 40 head of Pare Serk-
ahire pork aad stocks hop, mm improved
cattle, namW ceder land. I will aell
any of the above property previous to day
of sale, cieept ho*a. W. A. Biizbll.
November jth, iSSj.
City Property for Sale.
The following property it oflered tor
•ale on reasonable terms: One lot, front-
ing 195 foet on North itreet aad I jo feat
back, dhridod into five iab-di vkioas, con-
taining I good howt on each lot aad welli
accesdble to alL A part of the Ed Green
property now owned by Mr*. B. L.
Walker. Apply to the tudonrignad far
particular*. R. S. Taaraa.
Grape vine catting* aad rooting* from
tho celebrated Verba Biena vineyard aad
aartery, Santo Clara »Mty, Cel. For
table and wine ate aad
ULLIAN, LEWIS * CO.,
aND dbalkm iii
Uim, Citm ul Mm,
GALVESTOV, .• : TEXAS.
Cineinnatic Office—311 and aajWalnntSt
OUS LEWI I CO.,
TS.T4, TS aad Ta STXAXD,
GALVESTON, : : TEXAS.
State AitL FID Bnt^s Bottlei Beer,
Aad the celebrated Maty Anderson
Whitkey to be foaad at
ma & DAVIDSON,
(Successor* to King, McRae k Co.)
Comer Strand aad Trent on t Street*,
GALVESTON, - - TEXAS.
Every known brand of Whitkey aad Ci-
gar* for sale. AH order* intrusted to
u* direct, will receive oar moat
0*1 TMXOK. - - . tbxas.
COOK * BEBNKEIIKB,
Wholesale dealer* aad
HEW YORK CITY.
its for the celebrated GOLD LIOX
ISKEY. For tale by
Sole ageat for Brenhara, .Texas
E. O. BANKS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
GENERAL LAND AGEMT,
Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas.
Lead of all kind for tale, aad ia qaanti-
tiet aad oa teres* to *ait paichtter*. Hat
a complete abstract of the land title* of
H. BEAUMONT, M. 1),.
Batman. Tt sat
19* Can be foand at hi* oSce ortit
the tquart in real estate bnQding doing
foe day aad at hb residence at aiflftinai*
>*. 1.C. W1LLUMS,
One* over Dwyer'* hardware
oTMala aad at. Chart** *trmt*.
Special attention paid to every breach Ol
JACOB, NEU, Proprietor
Qaitmaa Street, eaa of Atbeck't Store,
BRENHAM, - • TEXAS,
Ha* a fresh stock of
GROCEIES, ^BEER^CIGARS, AND
TRIMMINGS, HATS, BOOTS AND SHOES, GfcNTS ANB
BOYS CLOTHING AND FURNISHING GOODS.
Also a foil stock of Groceries. These good* were bought low and wttl ha «ld
cheaper than yon ever heard of before. We mean oasmean.
PAMPELL & HARRISON.
BARBED FENCE WIRE,
COOEHSTO & HEATING STOVES
GUNS AND AMMUNITION.
Repairing of MACHINERY, Guns aud Looks pronpt-
iy attended to.
LINDEMANN & KOCH.
WHOLUALI AND BRAIL DtALIt IN
Furniture and Carpets
CUTLERY. Enonloota, CASTINGS
Famiag Implements, Hae*. Chaos, flow
• Ba I .1.1 J *%. .
iron, aucia tootinf uxx nctuiw moycs.
Stove Trimmings aaJTin wart of a& kinds,
Paints, Oils, Varnbhei aad windaw Glass,
Baggy aad Wagon material Rnbber Betting
from 1# to ll inch** wide. Packing d
all kind*, and all article* appertaining to the
?aa. 1 •>».
V* Parlor Sets, Chamber Sets, House Furnishing Goods.
CiHPBTIM, OIL CLOTHS, HATTIHO,
1IIHS0B3, UATTRS9SSS, WALL fAPUL
We art ready to faraish your house Irom top to bottom, at short notice. Carpeto toaad
aad pat down. Call and aee us. We deliver goods free.
UMT STREET. BBTWKRil AST »«i SOIfll. BREMIAX. Tlllfc.
[ROUGH ANB DRESSED.]
Skiadei, Doors, Sail, Blinds, Moilifi, Bracleti, k,
West street, near tho Union Depot, Brenham, Taxna.
■A. A fall and complete assortment of LUMBER kept on hand
at all times. Patronage solicited and satisfaction guaranteed.
— Wholesale and Retail Dealer ia—
STAPLE & FANCY HCMTC
Western and Texas Produce,
Imported and Domestic
WINK3, LIQUORS, OlttARS, TOBACCO,
Dtlloaoiea, landies, Preserved Vegetables, Fruit, Meat,
Fish, Piokles, Canned Fruit, Nuts, etc.
feili PmisWiii Goofis.
la entirely complrte, esptciatty oar large
aad varied department af
SHIF YOUR COTTON
hmpt i*hs mnd futck re-
ts. Strict atUntt «* to weigh'
ing §*d ehusificatitn.
Sktfptts witt enjoy til the
fteilitifs and advantages tt be
expected of a ttt icily JUsl class
Htust doing the largest Cotton
Ctmmitsttn Business, in a sys-
temtke and hsiness-ltke style.
Steneils and Detily tt Weekly
Cttttu Re potts sent tit applica ■
ttB ftee tf charge.
S0£CB IN QUANTITIES AT LOWEST RATES.
MT Lowest wholesale prices to the trade! Pays the Ugkatf
market price for cotton aad other produce. Ian. 1, iSli-dwiy
IMEfcdti Str*et PSxmlt-ore XZevuna.
Good* deliT«red free in toe city.*
L. J. LOCKETT,
LIVERY, FEED AND
O I tl »vt DY AMD DOUGLASS STREETS, BRENHAM,
A FULL LINE OF
Burial Cases and Caskets,
Oa hand at all times. Abo, all goods ia the Undertaking Line.
Hearses and Carriages for Funerals.
W. H. VINSON,
Dill ESTATE, FIBIILIFE
Mtea over nUdtBt* * audi***' naak.
WtU tasire your hoases, hott*ehold and
kitahea furaiture, goods, wares and mtr-
ehaadiat in-the best cempaaies, agaiaet
tbsahy Ire, oa tery reassaable trma.
X. 8. £. aid B. A. «t A.
W. H. VINSON
Will forward year applicative to the M.
& a 1. A. ef A for a beaificiary cerdt
«Uk «f«a year life, that will pay pU*S
tte aasoaal tl ttipilated yvioda whil* yoe
areliviaf, or the full suaoaat to yenr fanu-
tj after year death.
m M. S. B. * B. A. OF A
Will pay before yoe die, therefore, you
dea't hare to "die to beat it." It will losa
aMney to its neahere who hold endow,
atenleertilcales, before saatiritr et em-
mm of saice, at e low rate ef interest,
thereby keepier t|e profit* of its basiaeea
in foe heads ofra Ketaber*. Row is the
flaw, while ia good hed«th, to aaearea ben
m H. VINSON
WHI ma) hemes aad collect rests la the
rite, for* reasonable coahaiuien, and can
Mil y«a a residence ia the' aity or a fans
ia any portion of tbe coaaty at bottom
TCCk pnets. I have the foP <wieg and
(1J 1-0 acre*, a pnrt of the Joe Datis
foagae, abort 15 mil* east of Brenhara,
373 teres ta caltivsrion, toe acres ia pas-
tllre, and abeut 150 acrse cedar timber, a
SI aad commodious store-houst, dwei-
Mrraats and 12 taunt hoases, barn
Mablea, a »J hone power eneine and
toilar, Mttaa fin, taw aad gnat mill; horses,
oxen aad forming nttasil* sold with the
plan* if desired.
$m acres, adjoining the abate, in-
piwvnd, well Watered aad food timber.
M*n aaf*,twn miles veatef Indent
daaoe, all nader fence, ia pastures aad in
aahhrntioa. A large and comfortable res- <
ideaee, with dsteras, welts aad springs, 15
good tenant homes, gin houw and cotton
aad hay press, an excelleat orchard with
afittau of Wt grtwa ia this cEne.*"
n>J acres, abont eeren mile* north oi
■rauaa*, taoacre*1n enhitatiea, balance
ia pastare, lattiag water, improvement*
•sacra en the Nestor Clay leagoe, 3
■die* afot oflndepmdence, ina food state
•f cultivation, win snbstaadal haiidiag*
and hmiag steeh water.
laa acre* oa the Banner tract, j miles
northwest of Independence, aboat 70 acre*
in enhhration, goad laad aad weli talcrpd. i
a dedrehie location.
llj acres, two mile* west of Brenhiua,
aboat fo aeras ia cultivation, « comforts
hie residence, all under fence. Timber'
tracts witl he sold off this tract if desired.
loan acres, a part of the Wtn. Gate*
foagae, a good residence, tenant hoases,
nation gin and preea, aad aboat aaj acre*
in cultivation, about an mile* east af Bren-
43} aorofr t part of the Wm. Gate* and
Wm. Dever surveys, about 75 acres in cui>
tivation, well watered, good timber and
<W acres, on Hidako.dmile* aorth of
Wa*hi*wton, amrtef the Mann tract, a.
Splendid (arm both bottom and up laad.
5no acres, a Brazos bottom firm, 3*0
—, ia flaa slate of adtivatioa, with sab~
matial tenant hooses, about 4 mile* south
ntot af Washington. $•
at 1-a acres within tbe corporate limit*
of the city of Brenham, with a aomfortable
ntmdewee, bare and out buildings aad
Orchard of Im fruit trees.
Three storehouses one block sooth of
the aootthouse square.
A two »t»iy dwelling an mala street,
ftwa blocks east of the courthouse.
A Mat aad convenient house ami de*i-
eaMe loealitr, and a number of resident**
and yaaant lots ia diBerent parte of the
off for *ale tad rent. 4* and all of thia
• 1 a
—. fit —
Hen, Boys and Youths,
Whteh we have e*trs iadacemeaU too®*
fo that department Call aad *ao
tte at Couch1* old ctead.
out aide of Fab-
fi* square. „
WM. COHEN & CO.
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