Brenham Daily Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 163, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 14, 1894 Page: 2 of 4
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BRENHAM DAILY BANNER
J. O. RANKIN, Proprietor.
Saturday Morning, July 14.
It is pleasant to note what a clean
gubernatorial campaign we are Lav-
Thomas Ei>isc>n, the inventor, Las
never carried a watch in his life.
He nav» ho has never wanted to
know the time
When Debs shut the luxuries out
from the people of tho Northwest,
the e was no great harm done, but
when he caused the necessities to be
excluded, he was guilty of a crime.
The Cameron Herald says that if
any of the Tops get to Washington
from Texas this year, they will go
there on a march with an outfit like
As shown by the report of our
country exchanges throughout the
State the State of Texas honor-
ed the Forth of .July like tho loyal
and patriotic commonwealth that
What is tho good of Astor buy-
ing newspapers and building big
hotels in London and otheiwise
splurging around there if Gould is
going to spoil tho entire effect by
going over in an American yacht
and getting it beat out of its keel '
Wage workers are entitled to their
rights and liberal remuneration, and
yet when they compel communities
to suffer who are in no wise respon-
sible for tLoir grievances they sur-
render both the respect and sym-
pathy of the country.
The Democratic pariy is doing lis
best to relieve the country of the
Republican legislation from which it
is still suffering. It has repealed
the iniquitous Force bill and the
Sherman bullion purchaso law, and
it is only delayed in lightning tho
burdens of taxation imposed by tho
■McKinley act because of procrastina
tion of the United States Senate.
The Curpus Chicago Caller re
marks : "The Laredo Nows wants
to know the original height of
Jiabel's tower. If tho News will
inquire of Uncle Dan t it will un-
doubtedly bo gratified. Undo Dan'l
was present at, the laying of tho
corner stono holding an umbrella
over Susan 15 Anthony."
The Memphis Appoal-Avalanche
truthfully remarks that when Sena-
tor David B. Hill; of New York,
referred to a parliamentary eugges
tion by Senator Isham (i. Harris, of
Tennessee as an exhibition of "Ten-
nessee plantation manners," ho
merely succeeded in arousing the
resentment not only of every Demo-
crat of Tennessee, but of every
Democrat and every true son of the
— •« • •
A I'HOMinent English physician
suggests that a good way to cure
the anarchists of their murderous
rage would be to declare them all
insane, and treat them like madmen.
He wisely points out the fact that
executing them simply enables
them to pose as martyrs before
their fellows, and influences others
to emulate their honors: while if
thev were treated like people of die
ordered intellect, declared insane,
and confined in a madhouse, it
would be a serious discouragement
for their imitators. He thinks that
there is good ground for such pro-
ceedings, saying that anaroby is
nothing more or less but a hornK
cidal mania, and that all persons
who advocate its principles should
be promptly confined where they
could do no harm. It would be a
good thing for this country to have
a writ de lunatico inquirendo issued
for Most, and all his tribe.
The Texas Farm and lianch con-
tends that, barring accidents, catas
trophea and overflows, a farmer's
success or failure depends upon the
amount of work he does with his
brains. Hands and arms, and like-
wise legs, are useful, but only as
tools for the brain to work with.
Turn a lot of hired hands on a farm
to do as they please, with no inter-
ference or control, except to pay
them their wages at the end of the
month, and the result would be the
same is turning loose any other
bodily strength without brain work
to direct it—it would be a failure.
No farmer ever prospered unless he
made good use of his head, and the
degree of his success will always be
found to have been in proportion to
the amount of head work invested
in bis business. The brain is a
great labor saving and labor guid-
ing contrivance, and if it is not
mad for these purposes, it will de-
velop mischief. It makes a man, a
devil, or so idiot.
THE FLAC OF OUR COUNTRY.
License is not liberty !
The fearful scenes enacted in
Chicago, Sacramento and other
placoa during the past ten days
have awakened tho whole American
peoplo to a realizing souse of the
danger that impends.
It is as the sound of a tiro boll at
In the very presence of tho muni-
cipal police, the State constabulary
and the encamped regulars of the
United States army, millions of
property were destroyed by the
torch of the incendiary and vast
quantities of stores were looted.
The Law stood powerless. It was,
indeed, the Commune, with all its
terrors, over again. No hand has
yet been raised potential enough to
stay the sacrifice. Commerce is
paralyzed. Crops lie rotting in the
fields. Men have grown to dread
the news of the next hour. The
spectre of social war glowers in the
firmament. The government cries
poace, but there is no peace. What
then is there to bo done! Ameri-
can institutions are rocking upon
their foundations. The smaller is-
sue is lost in the larger. It is a
question now of saving tho Repub-
lic. If the result of the present
contlict be triumph for thoso who
have sought to gain their ends by
appeal to force rather than to law,
then will the llag of our country be
no longer the emblem of the rule of
law. freedom and justice. It will
wave over a land in which courts
and legislatures have ceased to be.
But will it wave at all '' May thero
not float in its place the rod flag of
the anarchists, while another Itoign
of Terror is established, another
Dantou wields tho sceptre and Ven-
geance sits in the chair of Justice?
Instead of the splendid progress
tho Republic has made since the
day when, at Yorktown, Great
Britain conceded that the peoplo of
the colonies should govern them-
selves, and since tho constitution
was framed as the sufficient method
of securing liberty without license—
thero will ensue a succession of dic-
tators, as revolution shall troad
upon the heels of revolution, and
this the noblest of governmental
structures, with nil its prestigo and
glory, becomce a wreck meet only
for tho sorrowing historian.
What thon will become of the
wagoworkor and his poaceful fire>
side, as men shall live from day to
day in the shadow of tho awful pre-
cedent which Debs and his liouten
auts were seekiug to establish
Chicago' Beho!d whatagreat mat
ter a little fire kindlethl, A quarrel
between a manufacturer and his em
ployos is seized upon by a man of
master mind as a pretext to justify
an assault upon tho government it
self. He has himself declared that
ho meant civil war, and as the Haines
shot into the sky at Chicago and the
air was freighod with the shouts o:
madmen, bent on destruction for
distruction's sake, the spectacle
meant war and only war. If Full
man should now yield to every de
mand made by bis employes anc
order should be restored, it would
amount only to an armistice, pend
ing which Debs, with a confidence
growing out of success, may perfect
his organization and resume the war
not only at his pleasure, but also
with tho power to give it what des
tructive or bloody character ho may
choose. There lies the point of
greatest danger to our liberties. It
is idle to say that those who obey
his orders are American citizens who
always obey the law. Tho facts of
the last ten days stand significant
of a disposition to defy tho law anc
all its officers, aud to do so with ab
solute ruthlessness. Can any one
be so blind as not to see this dan
der-point' And is it not time-
high time—for the flag of our coun-
try to be advanced to the war-line
and the bugle to sound the rallying-
calU As it has been, and as it is in
magnificent Chicago and Sacramen-
to, Gal., so shall it be in other great
American cities, and as the waves of
insurrection shall rise one upon the
other, they may grow into one
gigantic tidal billow that shall over-
whelm thocapitol itself, aud, reced
ing, leave its fragments scattered
over a desolated land. Since the
above was written the strike has
been declared off by Debs.
001 SUMMED SACRIFICE SUE
IS NOW ON.
We offer everything in all cur Departments at a Sacrifice Price
to clean up before
Better inducements were never offered.
Every article we sell is a Bargain.
Dry Goods, Shoes, Hats and Clothing
Raips, Till ani Granite Ware,
Corner I>laiu anil North Street*,
BRENHAM. - • - - TEaAS
A full Supply on hand of liasullue Stoves
Ice Cream Freezei f and Refrigerator#.
Tuk French President declined to
accept the exalted place ten distinct
times. And then bis aged mother
interceded, with the heroic appeal;
"My son, when duty has to be faced,
and perhaps also danger, a Casimir-
l'erier should always be prepared
That settled it. A Casimir-l'erier
guides the ship of state in the Gau-
This railway boycott threatens the
entire country, all its interests and
all its people as few labor disturb*
ances have ever done
THE MANUFACTURE OF GLASS.
Known m Karlj »• the Annalu of the Teu-
tonic Rare Extend.
Our forefathers were acquainted
with glass at tho date of their arrival
in Britain. Many examples of ex-
tremest beauty have been found in
Norway and Denmark, tho finest of
which, however, bear Greek or Ro-
man inscriptions, showing that they
were plundered—for it is unlikely
that t raders would carry such fragile
goods so far. It must be suspected
that all the very grand specimens
dug up in Scandinavia are foreign,
though many of them have no classic
character. Such are not found in
Britain, nor in north Germany, which
is further evidence. But besides these
we find several classes of cup, not
only distinct from classic model*,
but strangely identical among them
selves, whether unearthed in Eng
land, Germany, France or Scandina-
These represent the native style,
and the identity is very interesting.
Some of their ]>eculiarities survive
among us to this day. As our jug
is represented in very early MS. ex
actly the same in shape as that fa
miliar to ourselves, so wo trace vari
ous forms of the tumbler Iwth un-
known to Greeks and Romans.
This characteristic ornament, has
been discovered only once, we be-
lieve, in Scandinavia. But the re
verse form —with indentations to hold
the linger and thumb is common to
all. So Is tho funnel shaped cup,
which could not be made to stand up
right under any conditions. So is
the cup fluted below, bound with
lines about the brim.
Pleasing enough are many of the
forms some look quite modern, even
to tho style of decoration. They have
been found in tombs which showed
no trace of iron among the remains
discovered there. It is, in fact, cer-
tain that the manufacture of glass
was known as early as the memorials
of the Teutonic race extend.—Lon-
don Pottery Gazette.
Why They All Sighed.
"If there is one thing more than
another," said the pretty matron
with the first gray streaks showing
in her hair, "which recalls to you the
fact that you are getting old, it is to
chaperon a crowd of young folks. It
actually makes me blue every time I
do it 1 It isn't because they forget
their politeness, Ixxmise they are
matchless in the courtesy they show
me, but because I feel so terribly
'out' of it all.
' When these college boys lean over
my chair, I forget that I am not my
own daughter aud am flattered into
thinking they are really interested in
ine, but when I look up smilingly to
answer their remark I find them
wistfully eying Marie or else glow-
ering liecause some other fellow has
appropriated Grace, and I feel like
boxing their ears. When you begin
to feel that a younger set is shoving
you aside, and that no power on earth
can lend you anything to overcome
their attractions, then is the time to
adopt social reform clubs and chari-
ties and sewing societies and ffivo the
whirl of the world the go by."
And her audienco sighed. They
had all been there.- Detroit News.
Uenerted IHkK'I'K* I» Maine.
The dreariest tract of country
through which I traveled for a, long
time,'' said a traveling man, "is that
southeastern part of the state of
Maine which was tho locus of the
mining craze some years ago.
"There is no railroad in that sec-
tion, and in order to get to iny desti-
nation the town of Machias- I had
to drive move than tSO miles from the
nearest point, on tho railroad which
runs to Bar Ilarbor.
"1 passed through miles of country
which was characterized by deserted
shafts of copjM'i' and silver mines, the
ore taken from which did not begin
to reimburse the. unlucky speculators
for their outlay.
"Every now and then one sees tho
moldering remains of what was at
that time believed t>) be the nucleus
of a future village; the decaying
shells of hotels, bearing such charac-
teristic nanus as the Copperopolis
hotel,' etc. In the neighborhood of
these are to be seen the dilapidated
homes built by speculators for aj>op
illation which never materialized
habitations which were never oven
dwelt in for a day.
"The excavations made in some
places by the misguided miners are
extensive, and the lingo artificial
caverns thus created will remain for
ever, emphasizing in their uusightli-
ness a folly which infected the popu-
lation of the entire state.
"The one small return which na
ture gave for all thisfoolishexpendi
ture of time and money exists in tho
wells of pure water which were
'struck'in the course of the sinking
of shafts through the solid rock."—
New York Herald.
A Plgeoy With a Memory.
It seems really imi>ossible to extin-
guish the homing instinct in a good
pigeon. A story is told of a French
carrier pigeon which was captured
by the German soldiers during the
siege of Paris in 1870. The bird was
being carried in a balloon from Paris
to some point in the country whence
it wok expected to return to Paris
with a message. It was taken to
German headquarters and presented
to the commander, Prince Frederick
Charles, who sent it to his mother in
Germany. Here it was placed in a
splendid roomy aviary and carefully
fed and nourished; but, although it
was kept here, living in the lap of
royal luxury for four years, the
French pigeon did not forget its fa
At the end of that time the aviary
was left open one day. The pigeon
flew out, mounted high in the air,
flew about for a moment as if to find
the points of the compass and start
ed in a straight line for Paris. Ten
days afterward it beat its wings
against the entrance to its old loft in
the Boulevard do Clichy. There it
was recognized, and its case being
brought to public attention it was
honored as a patriot returned from
foreign captivity. It remained at the
Paris Jardiu d'Acclimation until it
died in 1878.—New York Journal.
The ''Kock Island Route" is now running
througg vestibule sleeping cars between Texas
and Colorado, leaving Fort Worth daily at
7-''5 P- in. and arriving in Denver at 7:^5 sec-
ond morning. If you intend making a busi-
ness or pleasure nip to Colorado this summer
call on your nearest ticket ai:ent, or address
the undersigned for folders, rates or informa-
tion. It is needless to add that we still con-
tinue to run the "flyer'' to Kansas Lily and
Chicago wiihout change of cars.
Purchase your tickets via "The Great Rock
Island Koute," anil get full valuo for your
money. J. C. McCabr, G. P. A.
Fort Worth, Texas.
IV 1 1
Special attention given to Hoofing, Gutter-
ing and Uolvanlied Iron Work,
A an'! ail 11 ( I rain < f pvilg
-p. tr> ii • »t ii.,nur lat«»r
i/'/ IJj. rPMtift of
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I '.von .• • I'm. stivt gt h,
Cod Fi h and
Spiced Mackerel in cans
Fresh Cakes and
New Honey, in Comb
Canned Fruits and
All will bo sold Cheap for
Cash or 30 days.
mailed <3< ;■!' , f
ERIE MEDICAL CO.
buffalo n, v.
We sell a good Tea from 40 cents per
pound up. Respectfully,
J. H. QUEBE,
The City Grrocer.
To Honest People.
Alter ji'U h*ve tented all nostrums and doctors
only to yrow older a»d worse, cut this out and
semi to me with the names of Ave other-, you
would confer a blessing on, and receive by re-
turn mall, proof In the articlk it-r.r.i at my
expense, that V ITyE-OKfc is do man made rem-
edy, is the most efficacious, antiseptic, re-iile-
Kiving, tissue, uerve and new blood makinc
constitutional tonic ever before discovered or
known lo man, and the best thing In, on, or out
" " of the earth for all who need any remedy ,
for any ill brought on from age,'ovcr-ex-
ertion, worries or protracted feebleness.
It Is uo ouack's invention i ut a creation L
ofman'R Creator, nothing added<><■ extracted.
It challenges the admiration of all who lest it,
and the Investigation of all honest people who
w»uld leave themselves and the world better
than they fouud It. I ask no one to take my
word, but the positive rnonr, in a way no
LIVINft MAN CVII1 befohk OFFCKED IV. Tills lid.
mav never again appear In this paper, so answer
now and live to bless theday you did so. T1IKO.
NOKl.; Geologist, 4TJ Ogdeu Avenue, Chicago,
—Everything i rav e is—
I guarantee i|Uality. I want}our regular
nil the year round trade. Let me fell vou
all you can eat.
Ant Street near H. & T. C. Freight Depot
HORN & SANTA FE
James—You say you writedunning
letters to yourself and sign them with
fictitious names. What do you do
William You see, my wife is al
ways after me for money, and when
she reads those letters she becomes
discouraged. - London Tit Bits.
The Birds' Christmas sheaf.
In Norway a distinctive and very
pretty feature of Christmas feasting
is the provision made for tho birds.
Great is the joy of the children when
carts, laden with grain in the sheaf,
come into every town, and each fam-
ily invests in a sheaf, which on
Christmas day is brought forth by
the father, fastened to a pole and
erected at some convenient corner of
the house that the birds may share
the good cheer. Not that the birds
are forgotten at other times. Minia
ture wooden houses are fastened to
the eaves or to trees in the gardens,
and therein is kept a store of grain
for tho solace of the birds all through
the winter, but this sheaf is quite an
extra treat.—Western Mail.
Love is never lost. If not recipro-
cated, it will flow back and soften
and purify the heart.—Irving.
So common at this season, is a serious
condition, liable to lead to disastrous
results. It is a sine sign of declining
health tone, and that the blood is im-
poverished and impure. The best and
most successful remedy Is found in
Which makes rich, healthy>lood, and
thus gives strength to the nerves, elas-
ticity to the muscles, vigor to the brain
and health to the whole body. In
truth, Hood's Sarsaparilla
Be sure to get Hood's and only Hood'l
Hood'* Pills arc purely vegetable, per-
'ectty termless, always reliable aqd beneficial
To the Public.
Having bought out the interost of F
Fischer in the butcher business in Brenham,
wc ask a continuance of the liberal patronage
heretofore extended him. We operate in con-
nection with our basiness a steams ausage
factory, and are prepared to fill all onlcrs for
susage with promptness and dispatr . Give
us a trial.
KOKFF li CLKMOMS
lirenham, Texas, Jan. 23rd, 189).
WM. HAMILMANN, Pro.
Wines, Liquors, Beer aid Cigars
The Brenham Oil Mill will start up on or
about May 15th to work up what teed they
ha/e on hand, and will have about one weeks
run. We are desirous of working up all s rd
yet to come to thi? market, and therefore re-
quest farmers still holding seed t. bring them
in by this dato <1 oidcr to secure present
prices of $9.00 p 1 ton, for after this date I
will have to red *o prices in conformity to
the lower rang# o prices of product.
A. ».H. SUH WEISS, Pres.
If so, you'll be interested iu the
handsome summer tourist book of the
Queen and Crescent Route. Send 4
cents in stamps to W. C. Uineabson,
O. P A., Cincinnati, O., and get a
Short Order House
I'rompt and Polite Attention.
B, S, Rogers. C. F. Herbst.
ROGEltS & HERBST,
Attorneys - at - Law.
Offee in Gruber building—upstairs.
EVERSBERG, WILLIAMS & CO..
Fire, Life and Accident
Office Engelk* Bank Building.
II HE Nil AM. • ... . TKiA*
J. L. AMMONS
Vortb«a«t Corner Public Houare,
uiU and garments Bad* to ^d»r and »re
All business entrusted in our care will'Ve-
ctive prompt and careful attention. ""
Office over Fiwt National Dank.:
rjl B. BOTTS,
BreDham, Texas '
Ilao a complete Ahsirael of Land Titles. Gl» .
special .ttentlon to land basiness. Ofllce—*
statrs in Glddlncs Building. South side Sr
JgEAUREGARD BR VAN,
AttorDey at Law,
Office South Sid* Public Square.
With us tho entire Real Estate o
Wm. Hamilin&.in, comprising some
Fine Property, viz:
0 Brick Buildings, adjoining, new-
ly completed, permanently rented,
in growing part of city for $10,000,
bringing about 11 per cent net on
1 Corner Business Lot with frame
building 30x100 for $1600. This ii
1 New Frame Residsneo aud large
lot, also large line corner residence
lot adjoining in most deiirable loca-
tion, all for $3000. >
Also ONE SPECIAL RARE BAR-
GAIN in two saloon Stocks and flx-
turon, with lease of samo coiner at
cost, viz: $6,000.
The Saloon btands arc woll known
as the bist 011 the Santa i'e line and
have been a gold mine to their pro-
prietors. Good reasons for sale.
Address all communications to
J. T. Browning. J. E. Harmon^
BROWNING & HARMON,
Real Estate & Collecting Agents
Or/ici—Over Amnions'Tailor shop, Cor.
Main and Ant Streets, N. K. Corner Public
Square, Brenham, Texas.
SANTA FS EXCURSION RATE.
Denver.—August 8, 9, 10, 11. Lim-
ited to August 31. One fare for tb«
EARCY A GARRETT
over Giddings & Giddings Bank.
Real Batata andJJInsnrance.
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