The Daily Hesperian (Gainesville, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 125, Ed. 1 Friday, May 28, 1897 Page: 2 of 4
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^'Mlt DAILY HBgJfJsBIAy, GAIN -KM V iXiLE, TEXAS.
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THE HESPERIAN IS IH ITS TWEN
FOR NEXT SUNDAY.
Line of March and Program
For Decoration Day.
The procession on Sunday, 30th
Inst., will form at 2 o'clock p. m.
in the following order and pro-
ceed to the city cemetery, where
religious services and the decora-
tion of soldiers' graves will take
M. K. Sc'T.
East—11 a. m.
West—4 p. ni.
BANT A KE.
South—9 p. 111.
" —t>:30 p. m.
North—9 p. in.
" —9:30 a. in.
and Saturday 7 a. in.
Sivils Bend—Same days 1 p
Kosston—Dally 7 a. m.
Marysville—Dally 8 a. m.
Callisbnrg—Daily I p. m.
Balm—Daily 1. p. m.
The states in which women make
the best showing, so far as morals
are concerned, are W joining, Ida-
ho, Utah and Colorado—states in
which women have political equal
ity—wnile the worst are in Rhode
Island, Massachusetts, New \ ork
and New Jersey.
A Boy Hero.
Philadelphia, May 25.—The
heroism of 8-year old Willie
Haines, in climbing npon the dis-
secting taule at the Charity hos-
pital, NorrUtown, today, to have
his own skiu sliced ofi and graft-
ed upon his little brother's scald-
ed body, brought moisture to the
eyes ol the earxeooa. Willie had
been told of the terrible suffering*
wbtch his younger brother, John-
ny, was undergoing at ttie hos-
pital. Willie said to his father:
"Well, papa, I'm going to let
them slice my skin off for Johnny,
and if I get through with it all
right then you may take your turn
next," and so Willie tcdav came
to the hospital, pluckily climbed
upon the dissecting table, said
•'I'm ready," and closed his eyes
The physicians who were also
ready, etherized the lad, and then
Drs. Esenberg and Lundy washed
and shaved an arm and leg and
with their keen instruments care
fully removed four pieces of skin,
each six inches long and one and
a half inches wide.
The strips were laid on the de
nnded portions of little Johnny'.-
raw limbs and bandaged, and are
now waiting for nature as the
healer to do the rest.
at Noland's Clnnn
Hall, 103 Califor-
Special arrangements will tx
made by the Santa Fe route foi
the conveyance of the members ol
the Joseph E. Johnston camp tot'
their friends to Nashville op th«
19th of Jnue. For particuian
call on Captain Wright, Adjutani
Sims, Commander Calloway, oi
T. P. Fcnelon, passenger agent.
Call np the
'pfcone 123, for a
We have a lot of hard brtck
suitable for bniiding storm houses
which we will deliver to any part
of the city at #<>.50 per thousand.
Gainesville Pkesh Brick Co.
General order No. 29—On ac-
count of the decoration day on
May 30th, everj member of Com-
pany C, Sixth Regiment Hemming
Guards will attend in fnll uni-
form. There will be no excuse
for not carrying this order out
and fie commanding officer will
take none, except in case of
sickness, and must be accompa-
nied by a doctor's ceitificate. By
B. B. EDWARDS, O. S.
Hemming Guards, N. Lapowski,
captain, on north side of public
Grand Chaplain G. A. Russell
and ministerial aids in carriage
immediately in rear of Hemming
Choir, Mr. R. B. Wilson, di-
rector, on lloat in rear of grand
chaplain and aids.
Confederate veterans will form
on West California street and im-
mediately west of Commerce
Federal veterans will form on
West Calilornia street immediately
in ear of the confederate veter-
North Gainesville M. E. church
Mission Sunday school will fosm
on Commerce street at its inter-
section with California street and
as the procession moves take po
sition in the column immediately
in rear of federal veterans.
Christian church Sunday school
will form on North Dixon street
at its intersection with California
street and as the column moves
will take position in line of march
in rear of M. E. church Mission
Dixon street M. E. church Sun-
day school will form [immediately
in rear of the Christian church
Sunday school on North Dixon
street, and will retaiu tins posi
tion in the line of march.
Hebrew Sunday school will
form on Red river street immedi-
ately north of California street,
taking position in line of # march
immediately in rear of the Dixon
street M. E. church Sunday
The Baptist church Sunday
school will form on Denton street
immediately north of California
street and will take position in
line of march in rear of Hebrew
Denton street Presbyterian
church Sunday school will form
on South Denton street east of
Lindsay hotel and take position
in line of march in rear of Baptist
church Sunday school.
Denton street M. E. church
Sunday school will form on Sonth
Denton street immediately in rear
of Denton street Presbyterian
church Sunday school and will
retain this position in the 1 iii-» of
The Cumberland Presbyterian
church Sunday school will form
immediately in rear of the Deutot,
street M. E. church Sunday school
and will retain this position in
line of march.
St. Paul Episcopal church Sun-
day school will form on street be
tween the church and Turner Cot-
tage and will take position in line
of march immediately in rear of
the Cumberland Presbyterian
chureh Sunday school.
The Lindsay street Presbyterian
church Sunday school will form
on Lindsay avenue at its intersec
tion with East California street
and take position in line of march
immediately in rear of St. Paul's
Episcopal church Sunday school.
The Broadway M. E. church
Sunday school will form on Grand
Avenue south of Broadway street
and will take position in line of
march in rear of Lindsay street
Presbyterian church Sunday
Elm Lodge No. 74, Red River
lodge No. 344, Jesse Loving en-
campment No. 32, I. O. O. F.,
will form on south side of Califor-
nia street, west of intersection of
Denton street with California
Trinity lodge No. 7. K. of P.
will form on south side of Califor
nia street immediately' in rear of
Gainesville Camp No. 12,
Woodmen of the World, will form
on sonth side cf California street
Immediately in rear ol Trinity
Lodge No. 7, K. of P.
Red Men will form on south
Bide of California street and im-
mediately in rear of the Gaines-
ville Camp No. 12, W. O. W.
Fire (department will form on
cast side of public square and
take their position in line of
march immediately in roar of the
Citizens in buggies, carriages
and on horseback will take posi-
tion in lino of march Immediately
in rear of fire department.
at the cemetery.
Hemming Guards will march
fifty yards east of the speaker's
stand, and, fronting east, tire a
salute of three volleys and the
bugler sound taps.
Song by the choir.
Reading of scriptures by Rev.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Stuekey.
Song by the choir.
Address by Rev. G. A. Russell.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. MePhce-
Song by the choir.
Benediction by Rev. Mr. Free-
Mrs. II. F. Potts, chairman of
ihe committee on floral decora-
tions, with the assistance of her
committee and veterans will prc-
ceed to decorate the soldiers'
The line of march will be from
public sqnnre on Fast California
stieet to Morris street, north on
Morris street to Broadway, east
Broadway to Clements and
north on Clements to the cemc
No teams or horses will be per
mitted to enter the cemetery dnr
ing the ceremonies. It is itnpor
tant that all organizations that tn
tend joining the procession should
b"i In line and ready to move
promptly at 2 o'clock p. m.
Everybody is earnestly request-
ed to contribute all the flowers
that they can to this memorial
J. W. Calloway,
W. C. Brown,
ran In Use a Hundred
The harm boats between the citioa of
New York and Brooklyn may be cited
aa early attempt! to solve the problem
of transport by water. An interesting
feature of these early constructions was
the n«e of a water wheel 12 feet or so in
diameter, with 24 floats, the latter in-
clined slightly to the radins so as to
avoid the lifting of the water, which is
■o troublesome a feature of the radial
float. These horse boats appear to have
been of three general designs. In the
first a frame, shaped somewhat like the
letter "A" or an inverted "U," was
mounted to turn around its vertical
axis. Four of these frames, dividing tbe
circle into eight parts, made a sort of
skeleton cone, and this cone was caut'cd
to revolve by eight horses moving in a
horizontal circular path about 20 fi ct
in diameter. The fare gear, 15 feet in
diameter, drovo a three foot pinion
mounted upon the axis on the water
wheel shaft and the wheels were within
the frame in an opening between half
The second plan was of a conical
skeleton frame at an incline of about
one in two, so that the horses had to
travel up this inclined surface, cans
it lo rotate with their weight and li
In the third plan—a smaller design—
the paddle wheels were, biought into u
well between the two half hulls of the
beat, catamaran fashion, as in the first
anangement, and the frame was mount-
ed above the wheels, and its rotating
mi 'I ion was transmit!) <1 by int< rmediati
idle whet Is to the water wheel sh;;i!
Boats of the tirst and m eontl class seei
to have been about 75 feet lew?.
It is inli n sting also to observe that
the swinging bridge for ferryboat serv-
ice had been already thought out 1
Fulton early iu this century, with i
counterweight construction and it:-
windlass for making the boats fast.
Such boats seem to have drawn a little
over two feet of water and to have had
perfectly flat bottoms, lik° scows.—Pro-
fessor F. R. Hut ton in Cassier's Maga-
SHELBY AND THE PRESIDENT
Is caused by torpid liver, which prevent* diges-
tion and permits food to ferment and putrify in
th« stomach. Then follow dizziness, headache,
insomina, nervousness, and,
if not relieved, bilious fever "II
or blood poisoning. Hood's III
Pills stimulate the stomach. ■ ■ ■ ■ 1m
rouse the liver, cure headache, dizziness, con-
stipation, etc. 25 cents. Sold by ail druggists.
Tbe only Pills to take with Hood's SarsaparilU.
All humors of the blood, from
the small pimple to the dread'nl
scrofula sore, are cured by Hood's
Sarsaparilla, which thoroughly
purifies, vitalizes and enriches the
Hood's Pills enre nausea, sick
headache, indigestion, biliousness
All druggists. 25c.
PREPARE FOR THE WARM WEATHER.
A number or
We carry a large stock of custom made garments suitable for summer wear.
two quoted may prove interesting.
Linen Crash Suits, (PI A A Brown Linen (TO A A Canvcs Cloth
cool as an iceberg, vU ; Suits md Vests
Striped and Plain LustrieneCoats and Vests for Men and Boys cents-
In addition to above we have an extensive line of
Coats and Vests in Alpaca, Drap de Etta,
Serge, Flannel, Etc.
Coffee grows wild in Arabia and
in the Soudan.
More than lOOkindsof wine arc
made in Australia.
Greek wines nearly all turn to
vinegar in summer.
The best champagne corks cost
about 6 cents apiece.
The people of Borneo make
beer from the pepper plant.
The Egyptians attribute the in
vention of beer to Osiris.
The total tobacco product of the
United States last year was 565,
795,000 pounds, valued at £45,
000,000. About the same amount
was produced in Europe.
Flies are infested with parasites
which prey upon and destroy
them, and these, in turn, as has
been ehown by the microscope
are killed by smaller parasites.
In times of scarcity the South
African natives sometimes rob the
aests of the termites, and ae
much as five bushels of grain have
been taken from a single nest.
The horses of German cavalrj
regiments are to be shod with
paper shoes, recent experiments
is to their durability and light
ness having proved very satisfac
The millers are greatly annoyed
by worms which appear in the
dour from time to time and then
mysteriously disappear, without
impairing the value of the flour
In the early days of Virginia a
law was made punishing with
deatn the man who killed a hog,
sheep or a goat. This was done
to provide for the increase of these
Brach estimates that the aver
age product of wheat per acre is
in Great Britain 35 bushels, in
France 16, in Germany 19, in
Russian 9, in Norway 25 and in
the States 12.
The really great American tree
of today is the big tree at Tule,
Mexico, in the etate of Oaxaca.
"^hat tree, cypress, 3tiJl in full
vi|mr and active growth, is 154
Latreille once cut off the antan
nae of an ant, and its companions,
evidently compassionating its suf
ferings, / anointed the woanded
parts /with drops of flnid from
The consumption of whisky per
person last ye«Tr was less than in
any vear ainc^ a record has been
kept—1870- The consumption of
beer per Capita was three times
what it was in 1867. .
How He Clinched His Appointment as
I'niteil States Marshal.
' 'Olio of General Shelby's saving traits
was his ability to say exactly -tlie right
thing to the right man in the right
place. A heavy light was made on hini
when he was a candidate for the mar-
shalsliip. His opponents had told Presi-
dent Cleveland that Shelby had been
concerned in the assassination of the of-
ficers of Cass county who had issued
some railway bonds against the wishes
of the people. Shelby prepared himself
with affidavits from leading citizens and
went to Washington. Oisdaining aesi^t-
ance, he obtained a personal interview
with Mr. Cleveland. When he entered
the executive office, Representative
Dockery, tho banker at Gallatin, one of
his bitterest opponents, was present.
" 'I have been accused of assassina-
tion, Mr. President,' said General Shel-
by, 'and have been informed that the
appointment to the United States mar-
shalship for the western district of Mis-
souri hinges upon that charge. In jus-
tice to a Democrat I want you to exam-
ine these papers at your leisure.'
" 'You hi.vi) been oorrectly informed.
General Shelby,' «aid the president.
'That charge has been made. I will look
at your papers.'
"Congressman Dockery interjected a
remark. 'I will bid you good morning,
Mr. President,' said the general. 'There
is nothing that man'—pointing to Dock-
ery—'can say to me in this office or in
your presence. There are many places
in which he can meet nre if he desires.'
"There was a distinct challenge in
his manner and glance, but it never
came to anything. Within an hour Mr.
Cleveland caused General Shelby to lie
informed that he would be given the
appointment. The entire business was
settled iu less than half a day. . It was
the guiding principle of General Shel-
by's life to go straight for anything tl.at
he wanted and straight against anything
that he didn't like."—Detroit Free
Charles H. Clark of the Hartford
Courant, now traveling in Mexico,
writes: "One custom prevails ou this
road that The Courant has long urged
for Connecticut. Wherever they kill a
man they put up a black cross. You f ee
them all along the road; here 1, there
3; at one spot are 14. Take Connecti-
cut, with its 1,100 grade crossings and
its annual butcheries, and before long
we would have such an array of crosses
that the grade crossing would have to
go. Here, of course, the road is the
rarity. No feuce pens in the railroad.
If anything is ou the track, the engine
removes it. A traiu hand told me that,
one trip being late, they hurried, and
in consequeuce killed three steers and
five burros in eight hours. All alorg
the track are skeletons stripped by the
turkey buzzards and whitened by the
suu. But cattle are as plenty as they
are big dowu this way."
"Young man," said Senator Sorghum
to the protege who had bee 11 promised
au appointment, "I shall not congratu
late you, but there is one thing 1 desire
to say "
"What is that?"
"If you display anything like the en-
ergy and anxiety iu tilling this position
that you showed in getting it you can't
kelp being \ brilliant success."—Wash
The mare which conveyed Mohammed
from earth to the seventh heaven was
named Borak. She was milk white, had
the wings of an eagle and a human face,
with horse's cheeks. Every pace she
took was e< -»al to the farthest range of
human sight. This was one of the ten
animals admitted to the Mohammedan
Some for ten, some for twenty
and some for thirty years have
suffered from piles and then have
been quickly and permanently
enred by using DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve, the great remedy for
piles and all forms of skin dis-
eases. H. W. Stark Drug Co.
Two nice rooms for rent, south-
ern exposure only. One block
sooth of postoffice at Mrs. Ober-
Environed With Beauty
In style and novelty is milady
in her summer outfit got at Zacli-
arias'. All of the frills and finery
necessary for good form in the
wardrobe in Belts, Handkerchiefs,
Parasols, Shirt Waists, Gowns,
etc., for the summer hotel, or
those who prefer to stay at home,
will be found at Zacharias' in va-
ried and attractive styles, and in
Is often shown on the faces of
the people who gee an np to date
gentleman arrayed in one of our
stylish, new spring suits. He
i feels like asking the styli-h and
fortunate wearer where he got it.
We wish he would, for he would
find that Zacharias has the most
beautiful new style clothing on
hand made from the choicest fab-
rics, and that^no one could wish
for anything better than he has in
Here they go, dressed so neat,
As pretty and stylish as they are
Everybody who trades with us
looks stylish—and the transac-
tions are so satisfactory that they
can't help but be sweet. There's
more cause than ever for satisfac-
tion just now. Koom has to be
made for summer stock, and some*
of the prices are sliding down hill.
The Best 1897 Model Bi-
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H. R. Hiatt
l'acing . 1TU
Trotting ltecord, 2:42.
TT R_ iliatt will matp tl»p apu.
son of 1897 at Saunder's Livery
Stable on East California street,
beginning April 1, at 810 by the
season, with return privilege. I
will also have Prince Albert, bet-
ter known as the John O'Brien
horse, which will make the season
at $10 by insurance or $5 by sea-
son, with ieturn privilege. All
lovers of fine horses are respect-
fully invited to call and see my
horses before breeding.
For further information call on
or address me at Gainesville,
D. C. Pakks,
Breeder of Trotting and Saddle
Thone 123 at bicvch
Account of the re union of ex-
confederates at Nashville, Tenn.,
June 22 to 20 the M., K. & T.
will sell tickets on June 19 and 21
at rate of $15.85 for the round
trip. These tickets will be limit-
ed to ten days for return with
privilege of ten days extension by
depositing tickets with joint agent
at Nashville, thus making final
limit for return twenty days from
date of sale.
T. T. McDonald,
Hereafter the IIkspekian will
require all parties having legal
notices published in this paper,
such as citations, final accounts of
guardians, administrators notices,
etc., to pay for ihe publication in
ftd\ance. Ti e long delay in pay-
ing for such advcitising and in
many instances no pay at all,
compels us to adopt this rule,
which we will hereafter stilctly
The Best and Cheapest.
If jou want the best screen
doors and .screen wire we have
them. If you want the cheapest
Phaetons and Traps.
We are overstocked on phae-
tons and traps and will sell them
for the next ten days at COST for
CASH or for a small profit ou the j we *\av e
installment plan, or one-half cash Stevens, Rennkkli
and the balance October 1. I!
you want a phaeton or trap call
and see us at once for we must re-
duce our stock in this line.
Stevens, Kennerly & Spea-
See the line of goods carried by
Perry Brown & Co. before buying
If you are going to buy a gaso-
line stove or refrigerator go to
Stevens, Kennerly & Spragins Co.
Selling them below cost.
We are prepared to take sub-
scriptions for the Deleniator.
Five room dwelling with bath
room, all modern improvements,
best location in the city. Apply to
29 H. S. Scheline.
The Hesperian keeps in stock
Releases of Vendor's Lien,
Vendor's Lien Notes,
Deeds of Trust,
When you feel like taking a
spin on a new wheel 'phone the
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