Brenham Daily Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 165, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 11, 1895 Page: 1 of 4
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BBENHAM DAILY BANNER
BRENHAM, TEXAS. THUBSDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1895.
for Infants and Children.
MOTHERS, Do You Know that Paregoric,
1 T 1 Batcman's Drops, Godfrey's Cordial, many so-called Soothing Syrups, and
most remedies for children are composed of opium or morphine?
1>° You Know that opium and morphine are stupefying narcotic poisons?
I>o Vow Know that in most countries druggist* are not permitted to sell narcotics
without labeling them poisons ?
Po You Know that you should not permit any medicine to 1>o Riven your child
unless you or your physician know of what It is composed ?
Po Von Know that Castoria is a purely vegetable preparation, and that a list of
its ingredients is published with every bottle ?
Po You Know that Castoria Is the prescription of the famous Dr. Samuel rltcher.
That it has been In use for nearly thirty years, and that more Castoria is now sold than
of al/otlier remedies for children combined ?
Po Tott Know that the Patent Office Department of the United States, and of ^
other countries, have issued exclusive right to Dr. ritcher and his assigns to use the word
"Castoria" and its formula, and that to imitate them Is a state prison offense?
Po Von Know that one of the reasons for granting this government protection *
was because Castoria had been proven to be absolutely harmless ?
Po Von Know lliat 35 average doses of Castoria are furnished for 35
cents, or one cent a dose ?
Po Yon Know that when possessed of this perfect preparation, your children may
be kept well, and that you may have unbroken rest ?
Well, these things are worth knowing. They are facts.
' la on every
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.1
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Undertaking a Specialty.
A full supply of Ladies and Gentlemen burial robes.
Have part of a car of Buggies, which I offer
below cost, as I am closing them out.
Give me a call before buying.
Brenhaiu, Vexan, ~Wm. Lusk.
The Banner for Job Work
In tlic Provinces the Natives Confound All
Tlioro is nothing morouiftddeniug-
ly irritating than to keep inquiring
■without success! for a particular thor-
oughfare or village nml to find wlion
you havo gone far out of your way
that your mishap is iluo to tho fact
that your pronunciation of tho nanio
is utterly different from tho local
A striking example of miscalling
thoroughfares may bo taken from
Wimborno, in Dorset. If you askod
a native of that town for Leigh (Leo)
road, tho chances are as ten to ono
I10 could not direct you aright, but
if by any possibility you happened
to give Leigh the local pronuncia-
tion (Lyo) lie would put you on your
It is just tho saino with many vil-
lages. Touring in Norfolk, you aro
pfono to go astray often if you nro
not careful. Hindolvoston is com-
monly willed Hiklerston; Acloispro-
nouncod Aiklo by many, but tho old
inhabitants will havo it that it is
Ackloy; Sail is locally Saul, and Roop-
ham is spoken of as Roof ham. Sim-
ilar examples aro frequently mot
•with in Sussex. Thus wltjiia easy
distanco of ono another aro Cuck-
field, Steyning and Hurstpierpoint.
Tho first is pronounced Cookfleld,
tho second Stanning, while tho third
is dockod to Hurst.
In tlio same way Badlosmore, In
Kent, is called Basmere; Ring-way,
noar Northondon, in Cheshire, is pro-
nounced Runjer; Ciroencester, in
Gloucestershire, is styled Ci9iter,
and Koighley, in Yorkshiro, is in-
variably spoken of as Keithley.
Again, tho inhabitants of Pontofract
call their town Pomfret, and in tho
north generally children ask for
"Pomfret cakes" when they want
Tho forogoing examples, however,
aro not moroly dialectical peculiari-
ties, like Owdham, Bowton, Rachdft
and Blogburn for Oldham, Bolton,
Rochdalo and Blackburn severally.
Rathor aro thoy, many of them,
placo pot names of whioh there aro
also other forms. Ono may bo illus-
trated by Maidstono. Tho natives
of tho peoplo about tho town gen-
erally call it Medstow, which spell-
ing tho writer onco saw on a gypsy's
Then tho names of tho places aro
froquontly shortened in conversa-
tion. Bournemouth is locally spoken
of as Bourne, just as Birmingham
is callod Brum, and Ashby-de-la-
Zoucli is curtailed to Ashby-della.
Nottingham "lambs" in liko mannor
often call thoir city Notts, and as
for such placcs as Market Harbor-
ough, Stony Stratford, Fenny Strat-
ford and so on ono of tho two words
is considered quito sufficient, eithor
tho adjoctivo or tho noun.
Soino towns havo their namos
disked, as Wolverhampton, which
is locally called Hampton, wliilo
New York Store.
AT COST. AT COST. AT COST.
As I intend leaving shortly for New York and other Eastern mar-
kets I will place my entire stock ofmm—mm—m-am*
Dress Goods, Silks, Men and Boys Clothing,
Gents' Furnishing Goods,
Also, my entire line of LADIES & MISSES LOW CUT SHOES,
in all the latest styles, sueh as Julietts, Newports, Oxfords and Sandels^
in blacks and tans, AT STRICTLY COST.
1 o close out my stock of Men's and Boys Straw Hats I will mark
them regardless of cost, ranging in price from 5 cents up,
Remember, this is NO SHAM SALE, as I am determined to re-
duce my stock before going East. If you need anything in the Dry
Goods line it will pay you to get my prices before purchasing.
last Side of Public Spare,
Every pipe slumped
Dukes Mixture or
2 oz. Packages 5 $
others aro cut down to forms which
no stranger would understand. Tun-
bridgo Wells, for example, is simply
"tho Wolls," and on tho samo prin-
ciple Liverpool is "tho Pool." Com-
plete alterations of plaeo names aro
raro, but tho sovereign will of tho
pooplo lias gono to that length. Tho
Southeastern Railway company,
when it founded a town in Kent
called it Alfred, a namo which,
though it has its faults, possesses at
least tho merit of brevity, but it has
gradually becomo to bo known as
Ashford Now Town, so oallcd bo-
causo of its proximity to Ashford.—
Romp With the Children.
"Chauncoy Depew advised follow
diners recently to join with their
children in their play and romp
with them if they would enjoy life,"
gatd a young father recently. 1' Well,
I took his advice," ho pontinuod,
"but I find that my little boy of 3
yoars can stand a good deal moro
than I can.
"Ho led mo a merry danoo this
morning playing hide and sook all
over tho house. When, after an
hour, I told him wo had had enough
of that, ho proposod something olso
and so on until I was on tho point of
"It is all right to romp with your
childron, but you should get into
training first. It is harder than
ohopping wood, football or any other
form of athletic exorcise with which
I am acquainted. "—Now York Jour-
General Gordon's Story.
General Gordon of Goorgia tells
tho following story of tho war period
to illustrate tho shrinkago of tho
"Ono day a cavalryman rode into
camp on a reasonably good horse.
'Hello, cavalryman,' said a foot sol-
dior. 'I'll givo you $3,000 for your
horse.' 'You go to (tho bad place),'
was tho horseman's reply. 'I just
paid f 1,000 to havo him curried.' "
Joss—Tho first thing Mrs. Blocker
did was to break her husband of all
his bad habits.
Jess—He became so insipid that
?ho had to suo for a separation. —
The Smart Hoarder.
It doesn't pay to bo too funny. A
man who formorly boarded at a
Maino hotel used always to call for
"old hen" when ho saw chickcn on
tho bill of faro. Tho tablo girl and
oook thereupon preparod for him,
and whenevor chicken was sorvod
an old hon also was providod, and
this particular boarder alwavs got a
generous pleco of that. Aftor this
order of things had continued for
three months without tho boarder
suspecting tho joke, ono day ho called
£he waitress to tym and told her ho
•$ds getting sick of old hens, and
he'd liko to have a tasto of chicken.
"Very well,"was the roply, "you
Cfkji b|vo it, but you ordered old hen
regularly, and &s this houso always
pleases its guests when it is possible
we've be<?n giviog ypu what you or-
dered. "—PhillW Pnonocrauh.
A Gay Deceiver.
"My doar," said Mrs. Honeymoon
to her spouse ono day at dinner,
"tho doctors say that one should not
think of business matters at meal-
times, as it impairs tho digestion and
injures tho health. Pray, doar, what
do you think about whon wo sit
down to moals?"
" Sweetest," rojliod tho old man,
"I only think about chew."
And Mrs. Honeymoon put hor
arms around his nock and kissod
Greeki' Worth Ip of Lightning.
Greeks were so much afraid
of UghtL',D& thoy worshiped its
They endeavored to avert ita malig-
nant Influence i? hissing and whis-
tling at it. In places' ^hioh had suf-
fered by it altars were erwtod and
oblations made to avert an8°r
of tho gods, aftor which 0110
dared to touch or approach them.'
Tho wettest place in tho world is
Cherrapungi, in' Assam, where tho
average rainfall for 13 years has
been 193 inches. In 1661 it was «05.
TUB MOST COMPLETE LINK OK
liver brought to
LADIES and MISSES'
At prices never before
When You See It You Will Be Very Greatly Surprised.
we have formulated a plan to sell you tiie
Very Best Goods at Lowest Possible Price
AND we WISH to impress the fact FIRMLY IN YOUR MIND THAT
ii HI Hill fcl PU
EXAMINE OUR SEASONABLE SELECTIONS' IN
Itrj Goods, Groceries!, Notions
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, TRUNKS, ETC.
We will save you money on anything in our line.
BUOCK SCHMIDT & HOHLT
BED C20C3 DIAMOND B2AHD.
Original, be«t, only gtnnlnr and
rt liabie pill for sale. Nc?rr Fail. .
Aak for Vhtokmtcr*
)Diamond Brand, In red »»c- ^
|iallic boxt'4, aeaied with blue rib-
bon. At DruffffUt*. Accept
no other. AiTpUU in panto *■
boarl boxes, pink wrapper*, aro a dancer*
ouacounterfeit. Sent! 4c. (atampa) f«r
particulars anil "Heller fur Iodic,"
If If'" *— ■» * - "
i>T retnrn'nul" 'lo'ttlMMcatl
monluU from LADIES who bare use-! them. Vui.e Paper.
I Jikliratu Chemical Co.,M*aii>onSii.JPlill»„r»'
Cleanses and l>raiU;fio« the hair.
Promote# n luxuriant RTuWth.
Never Fails to Hrstore Gray
Hair to ita Youthful Color.
Cures tealp <1 -<*>• $ u hair tailing.
av.nml gl.uu at J)ruRF-»U
t ie Parkers Gineer Tome. It cures the worst Oujrh,
V'rok hung*. Debility, Indigestion, Pain,Take latiutt.3Uct*.
H IN D E RCOR NS. The oily mr* cure for Com*.
Atom aiTn»'u. J^c. at or H1SCUX k (.'(>.» N. Y.
FOR Y0UN8 LADIES, ROANOKE, VA.
opens Sept. 12, One of the leading schools
for Voung Ladles in tho >outh. Magnificent
building*, all modern improvements. Cnmpns
ten acres. Grand mountoin scenery in Valley
ofKircinia, famed lor health. European and
American teacher#. Full course, Superior ad-
vantAff.es in Art and Music. Students from
twenty States. ir"»>r Catalogues address tiie
President, W. A. I1AUK1S, |> h,
1J-';; I! 11 ,>J 111LLU11'! 11 llillll! i''
Thrrc were 3,134.934 Packages of :
Hires' Rootbker sold in 1S94,
which made 15,675,735 gallons,
or 313,494,700 glasses, suffi-
cient to give every man, wo.
man and child in the Vnitcd
JHatcs, five glasses each—did
you get your share? IJcsure j
oud get some Uiis year.
1 25 cett paekacv m»Vfs 5 |% low.
TUK CHAS. C. HIRES CO., Phila.
TO THE TRADE!
1 am not sellings—M^
FlfRNITlIBE AT COST
But if} •ou need anything in my line give me a
call and I will prove to your satisfaction that I
am selling Furniture CHEAPER than those
who claim to sell at cost.
I havo now in store the most complete stock of NEW
FURNITURE ever brought to this market, which I intend
to close out at HARD TIMES PRICES. Young couples
.will lin<l it to their advantage to give me a call before buy-
ing their Furniture, as I can and will save them money.
The Old Reliable ITurniture Dealer
Kiimlv Street, -
- - BRENHAM. TEXAS
AGBNT FOR W. J. LBMP'8
KEG & BOTTLED BEER.
Olioiee Family Gkroceries.
Wines, Liquors, Tobacco; Oigars, Orookery and Glassware
GRABKR BUILD1NO, BRBNHAM, TBXA8.
ftajr Orders for Kou or Bottlod Boer promptly fillod. Ooods de
verod in all parts ot'tho city free of chargo.
hkitsk Stonk, Proaidont
A. Waxommjcn, lit Vloe Pretidm
H. K. Habmson, Cashier.
IF YOU WANT A LIFK SIZE
Go to tlic
Nortliwestrrn Picture Frame
M'fff and Art Co.
N'csr 11. & T. C. Freight Depot,
«IOS. CLAUK( MR'fii Brcnliam.
We tilfo manufacture all sizes of frames
for the wholesalo ami retail trado. We also
have a full line of music stands, wall pock-
ets and landscape engravings at tho lowest
possible prices. Conio and judgo for your-
self. Y ou will be surprised at the low prices
and good work.
Odd size frames made to order at shortest
First National Bank, Brenham, Texas.
Capital and Surplus, £180,000.00.
THOS. DWYJR, HINRT HODDI, A.. WANOIMAMN,
T. A. LOW, r. W. WOOD, KRS. A. M. OIDDLNOi.
HKBKB STONI, ID. AM8LKH. H. K. IAIUMR.
Acoounta of Farmers, Merchants and busineBH men gencrftlly r*.
COR FIRST AND WEST STRtETS,
A full stock of Dry Goods, Groceries, Hats, Caps. Boota aid
Shoos. Hi^hostprice >ai ' •' r Country Produoe.
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