Brenham Daily Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 304, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 6, 1893 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. XYin. BRENHAM, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING DECEMBER, 6 1893. NO. 304
A WOMAN FOR
A Betrayed <Jir! Offers to V ;! Herself to
the Southern Medical Collag<\
Withapale, haggard face; wit ft wild,
despairing look and tears i.lerally
streaming down her hollow, 'tnken
cheeks, Maud Fambro, a onco ii:;iocent
country girl, entered the Southern Med-
ical college yesterday afternoon. Ap-
proaching Uncle Robert Pierce, the kind-
ly disposed old janitor, she asked for tho
ladies' reception room.
After having seated herself, the yonru;
woman in a dazed sort of way sur-
veyed the room and its contents with
evident fear and dread. After a mo-
ment's hesitation she inquired of the jani-
tor if the college wanted to buy a sub-
ject. If so, she had one to offer for sale,
which, although alive now, would in the
course of a month or two be at the dis-
posal of tho college if terms were agreed
"Where is the subject, miss?" he asked,
"Why, here it is—right here. Do you
see me? I am the one. Do you think
they will buy my body?" she went on,
looking the janitor squarely in the face.
"I am going to die, and I know it, and
what I want to do is to arrange for the
future. My history, I will say at the be-
ginning, is familiar to all where I live,
and rather than go back and face my
degradation and shame prefer to die!
Won't they buy my body?" she almost
"Upon what terms would you make
the disposition?" inquired a fiendish look-
ing medical student.
"I will sell it for most any price.
What I want to do is to make future
provision for my baby. I haven't but
one copper in the world and am here
without a place to shelter my head. I
thought by coming to Atlanta I'd make
a trade by the college agreeing to take
my body after I am gone. I do not know
where to go or what to do."
It is the same old story of man's per-
fidy and woman's worse than weakness.
Six months ago she was a highly respect-
ed country girl, living on the lino of
the Atlanta and West Point railroad
near a pretty little town of 1,800 or 2,000
inhabitants—now an outcast and a wan-
derer upon the face of the earth. A once
i>oor. innocent countrv lass, she seeks to
YOUR MONEY IS RETURNED
If you receive no benefit from Dr. Pierce's
This fair and
offer is held
out to all
the diseases and de-
liar to their sex.
To weakly womanhood no prize could be
more secure, nor the benefit more lasting,
than that to be derived from the purchase
of a bottle of this famous " Prescription."
Its success in curing all the functional de-
rangements, painful disorders, and chronic
weaknesses of women, Warrants its makers
in guaranteeing it, what this medicine has
done for thousands of delicate women, it will
do for you. At the two critical periods in
woman's life, the change from girlhood to
womanhood, and, later, the " change of life,"
it's an invaluable tonic and a soothing nerv-
ine, which can produce only good results. It
cures cases of nervous prostration, insomnia,
or inability to sleep, ana many nervous disor-
ders due to derangement of the functions.
uiaae a norriDie anu gnastly disposition
of her corpse that she might make proper
provision for her future offspring. It is
indeed a sad case.
The girl, not meeting with what she
thought proper consideration, left the
college, saying she was going to carry
out her intention or commit suicide. She
was entreated to go home and was given
enough money to pay her railroad fare
to the little town from which she came
yesterday. It is not known where she
went after leaving the college.—Atlanta
DS GIVEN AWAY FREE,
Is the heading of a great many advertisements, and when you go to
get them you think you DON'T NEED ANY MONEY.
And when you come to find outj
Oh, no I Twenty-three million five
hundred and twenty-nine thousand four
hundred people did not pass through the
gates of the Chicago fair, nor did 21,477,
212 individuals pay for admission. It is
fair to assume that at least 250,000 of
Chicago's residents went in a dozen times
each and some of them a hundred times.
Scores of thousands of citizens blurred
their eyes, blistered their feet and wea-
ried their physiques all the way from 5 to
25 times each. There is no practical
method of determining just how many
individuals "did" the fair. It is sufficient
for us to know, and very pleasant also,
that after every debt is paid there will
remain at least $1,000,000 to be divided
among the enterprising, plucky and gen-
erous stockholders.—Joe Howard
JOS. EKCAKT & SONS'
An opportunity is now offered to buy
W atches, J ewelry,
Solid- Silver and Plated Ware. Clocks,
And everything to be had in a first class Jewelry
store. On account of vast improvements to be
made in our business on January 1st, 1894, we
offer our entire stock
iw I Cost §f Prodvetioo.
Our Stock is new and of the latest design in
We guarantee everything we sell and you
take no risk in buying from us.
This is the greatest Watch and Jewelry sale ev-
er offered in Brenhan and we wish everyone to
take advantage of it.
REMEMBER this sale runs til Jan. 1st ;1894.
J' JOS: ECKftRT I SONS.
because they ask you double the price for their goods than you can
buy them elsewhere. We do not say
That we give Goods Away,
but we are oveRloaded, and in order to reduce our enormous stock
consisting of Dry Goods, Dress Goods, Notions, Laces and Embroi-
derses, Millinery Goods, Hats, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Clothing,
Shoes, Trunks and valises, Groceries, Glass and Crockeryware, to make
room for our Fall and Winter stock, who are compelled'to sell Goods
at "give away prices," and you should not fail to
Take advantage of this Opportunity.
We guarantee yon satisfaction; treat everybody alike—your child the same as yourself
and if you are not our customer already, we kindly ask you to give ns a trial.
We are Agents for the World Renowned White, also the Boixfeistic, Union
Star, Singer, and other Sewing Machines, and if you want a good Ma-
chine and save money, yon will do well to give jus a call.
We pay the highest prices for COTTON and COUNTRY PRODUCE.
Don't fail to give ns a call; we guarantee you satisfaction. That is not all we do ,
we back it up. If we can gain your custom on this basis we will be delighted to have it
Yours Most Respectfully,
& HOH LT,
Main Street, Brenham, Texas.
—There is scarlet fever in Austin
—Wm. Dohlman, who attempted
suicide at Aim some time since, has
made another unsuccessful attempt.
Utah is third in silver and eighth
—Justice I. S. Wood, who was
shot by Jno. Bell, died at Forney
Friday, ^nd Bell is in jail.
—At Aransas Pass the two little
daughters of Mrs. E. G. Hutchins
attempted to scare their neighbors
the Kaufman family and were shot,
the elder being fatally wounded.
McElree's Wine of Cardui
and THKDFOHD'S BLACK DRAUGHT
*re sold by all Washington County dealers
Montana is fourth in silver and
fifth in gold.
Russia covers an area of over 8,s
500,000 square miles.
Capt. J, D. Johnston.
To all whom it may concern:—I take great
pleasure in testifying to the efficient qualities
of the popular remedy for eruptions of the
skin known as P. P. P. [Prickly Ash, Poke
Root and PotasiumJ. I suffered for several
years with an unsightly and disagreeable
eruptions on my face, and tried various rem-
edies to remove it, none of which accom-
plished the object, until thi® valuable prepar-
ation was resorted to. After taking tkree
bottles, in accordance with directions, I am
now entirely cured. J. D. JOHNSTON,
Of the firm of Johnston & Douglas,
Bricks are made of sawdust?
An average passenger car costs
There is no champion of the world
Germany imported 1,108,868 tons
of wheat last year.
—The drug store of J. W. Wyatt,
near Weatherford burned Sunday.
What Is a Guarantee?
It is this. If you have a Cough or Cold, a
tickung in the Throat, which keeps you
constantly coughing, or if you are afflicted
with any Chest, Throat cr Lung Trouble,
Whooping Cough, &c., and you use Ballard's
Horehound Syrup as directed, giving it a fair
trial, and no benefit is experienced, we
authorize our advertised agent to refund your
money on return of bottle. It never fails to
give satisfaction. It promptly relieves
Bronchitis. Sold by R. E. Luhn.
—The Fort Worth packery
—The M. K. & T. division
quarters will be moved.
Office of S. Cherry, 2 i Drayton St
Sanannah, Ga., Dec. 16, 1891
Messrs. Lipman Bros., Savannah, Ga.
Dear Sirs:—I would like to add my tes-
timony to the almost miraculous effect of
P. P. P. in the case of Mary Ingraham, a
woman living on my place; she had a con-
stant cough, sore throat, debility, etc., and
was emaciated to a degree that she was un-
able to get out of bed unaided, being given
up by physicians; she had taken tho ruinous
so-called blood medicines without tbe least
effect, until being put under the P. P. P.,
she immediately began to improye and is
now in as good health as eyer in her life.
You can refer to me at any time as to the
effects o P. P. P., in the foregoing case.
Yours truly, SAMUEL OHARRY.
Waco had a grand trades dis-
Ballard's Snow Liniment.
This invaluable remedy is one that ought
to be in every household. It will cure your
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sprains, Cuts,
Bruises, Burns, Frosted Feet and Ears, Sore
Throat and Sore Chest. If you have Lame
Back it will cure it. It penetrates to the seat
of the disease. It will cure Stiff Joints and
contracted muscles after all other remedies
have failed. Those who have been cripples
for years have used Ballard's Snow Liniment
and thrown away their crutches and been
able so walk as ever. It will cure
Price 5O cents. Sold by R. E. Luhn.
—Temple has a new populist
paper the Weekly Constitution.
During the Past Fifty Years.
Mr.,. Winslow's Soothing .->yrup has been
use.', for over fifty years by millions of moth-
ers \V*r their children while teething, with per-
fect success. It soothes the child, softens
the gums, allays all pain; cures wind colic,
and is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Sold
by druggists in ever}' part of the world. Be
sure and ask for "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing
Syrup" and take no other kind. Twenty-five
cents a bottle.
had a quarter
million dollar fire.
—O. B. Sawyer, of Palestine, shot
his wife and then killed himself Sun-
Highest of all in Leavening Power.— Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
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