The Daily Hesperian (Gainesville, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 234, Ed. 1 Friday, September 9, 1892 Page: 1 of 4
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(i AINESYILLE, TEXAS. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 9, 1892.
A HOME CHEAP
In a healthy, convenient and well located part of the city?
1 f you do, look at the
- - Addition
Fishback's Majority in Arkan-
sas Will Be 35,000.
Vermont Republicans Claim
19 Per Cent Increase-An
It lies on the highest ground in the city. I he street railway runs through a part of it.
The North School Building
Is located near the center of it. Weaver street runs on the east side of it. It ex-
tends from Rockwell street on the south to the driving park on the north, and is the
highest, dryest, prettiest ground in the city, and convenient to the roundhouse.
Many nice residences have already been built and more are building. Look at it
if you want a home cheap. Stop paying rent and buy a home. Easy terms,
E. P. BOMAR, Hesperian Building-
Genuine McAlester $(> Per Ton
liriar Creek $5.50 Per Ton
All lumps—No dirt, slate or slack. Weight gnaranteed.
Light and Fuel Go.
THE ARKANSAS ELECTION.
Fort Smith, Ark., Sept, 7.-^ West-
Arkansas polled a fall vote
in Monday's election. Fishback,
democratic candidate for gover
nor, leads the ticket in this part of
tbe state. His majority will be
fnlly 25,000. In this city his ma-
jority exceeds 700, whioh is nearly
200 ahead of tbe party ticket.
Hot Spring*, Ark., Sept, 7.—
Returns of Monday's election are
abont all in and show a sweeping
democratic victory in this connty.
Tbe entire democratic ticket has
been elected by majorities ranging
from 200 to 300.
White River Junction, Vt., Sept,
16.—In the returns from today's
gubernatorial election 40 towns
[gave Fuller, republican, 7235,
Smalley, democrat, 2724, Allen,
prohibition, 231. Compared with
1890 the republican increase is 19
per cent and the democratic de-
| crease 7 per cent.
White River Junction, Vt, Sept.
7.—One hundred and thirty-five
| towns gave Fuller (republican) for
governor 24,378, Smalley (demo
11,960, Allen (prohibitionist) 718
erst), scattering 273. Comparing
the vote with 1888, tbe republican
loss is 34 per cent and democratic
loss is 5.10 per cent. Comparing
with tbe same in 1890, the repub-
lican gain is 14 per oent and the
[democratic gain 4} per cent.
and SPOIL the
This is -the course adopted
during warm weather by
thousands who would not en-
joy being informed that they
were anything but clear-
It is, however, a fact that
those nervy men who u
advertising space in abund-
ance during the summ
months secure business
which would not otherwise
Interesting Letter From Our
Office— California and Denton Streets.
LOTS FOR SALE
Will be offered those who
For terms and prices see
away all June ,
July, August and Septem-
ber seems suicidal nonsense.
It may be the old-fashion
ed method, but business
certainly should not be done
now on any such antiquated
basis. Live men are learn-
ing pretty fast that those
who advertise obtain the
trade, and those who desire
to secure trade all the year
round must advertise in the
summer as well as during
the balance of the year.
Gold and Silver
A good farm twelve miles sonth
east of the city, 120 acres under
fence, sixty acres in cultivation;
sixty-seven acres timber outside.
Two honses, one of them a good
four-roomed frame. Good orchard
and outbuildings. Price, $1600—
§400 cash, balance on easy in-
stallments to suit purchaser. Call
on tae editor of the Hesperian
• For Rant.
The upper floor of my building
over Boss & Son's and Williams
& Brown's. Possession given
August L Also my store room
now oocupied by Pucket and
Hickson; would like to rent for a
term of years from August 1,1892.
Apply to E. P. Bomar.
If your spirits need elevating
smoke High Spirits cigars. The
best 5 cent smoke. Try one at
J. B. Cobb's.
&1S Bast California; St.
The Sonday hesperian will
be delivered to parties in the city
at oae dollar and a half a year in
advanoe. Or it will be delivered
at 25 cants a month.
If yau want to reach the people
advertise in the Hespeeiax.
After spending a very hot sum-
mer in the city we will now go for
a season to the seashore. The
Washington Light infantry are
goiDg to Cape May, JT. for
their regular summer encamp-
ment, and as your correspondent
is a member of that organization
be will accompany them and tell
you what he saw while there.
In the first place I will aay that
the W. L. I. C. is a military organ-
ization, being tbe first regiment of
the District of Columbia National
Guard and each summer has from
ten days to two weeks' encamp-
ment on the seashore at such
places as seems most inviting.
On Saturday evening at about
nine o'clock the corps assembled
at their armory to get ready to
start; at quarter past nine our
fatigue uniforms were donned and
knap sacks strapped to our shoul-
ders, and with guns in hand were
formed in heavy marching order.
Tbe Third artillery band U. S. A.
had been detailed to accompany
us, so to tbe strains of martial
music we marebed down Pennsyl-
vania avenue to the B. & B. rail-
road depot where a special train
of nine oars were awaiting our ar-
rival, After wishing good-bye to
triends and sweethearts, who bade
us God speed and wishing us a
good time the train started at 10
o'clock p. m. going via Baltimore,
Philadelphia, Trenton and Cam-
den to Cape May, rounding the
Cbeaapeake and Delaware bays,
arriving at Cape May at quarter
to seven Sunday morning. Hers
we were met by a detachment of
the looal militia and the city coun-
cil beaded by the mayor, who es-
corted us to oongreas hall lawn,
where our forty tents were
stretched, overlooking Beach ave-
nue right into "old ocean's billowy
wavea." "Battallion front!" was
ordered and a nice little speech of
weloome given by Mayor Ed-
munds, wh'.ch was responded to by
Oommander Miller on behalf of the
corps. A reception was tendered
us in the form of a military ball on
Monday night, whieh waa a gay
event in Cape May social ci roles,
after whioh we had an opportunity
to see the city. Cape May, as we
learned in our geography, is the
extreme southern point of the
state of New Jersey, jutting oat
into the water to divide tbe Dela-
ware Bay from the Atlantic ocean.
On this point of land the city ia
built. Its resident population is
about 20U0 persons, while in sum-
mer it is swelled by cottagers aad
others te about 10 times this auss-
ber. The commercial importance
of Cape May is merely nominal,
but it enjoys the reputation af be-
ing ' one of the finest bathing
beaches in the world. Though its
natural advantages are great it ia
not quite ao well patronized aa
Long Branch or Atlantic city, ow-
ing to ita distance from the large
cities of Baltimore, Philadelphia
and New York. On an elevation
about six or eight feet above high
tide mark on a nice open plat of
ground ia located President Har-
rison's summer cottage, where he
spends a portion of the hot part
of the year and in which he trans-
acts his official duties while there.
Like all other watering plaoes
the "board walk" is a very promi-
nent feature in the city's attrac
tion. This walk is built back from
the water just fitr enough to ea-
cape being washed away by an or-
dinary influx of wind and high
tide and is on an average about 12
feet wide. It is used by all who
wish to enjoy a stroll and listen
to the restless wavea, aa they laah
the shore or watch the white-oapa
as they break upon the sands at
their feet Here can be seen the
gaily dreaaed daughter of a mil-
lionaire with her diamonds or
rubies flashing in the waning light
of an afternoon sun, which is per-
haps prolonged till the fair Luna
sheds her effulgent rays around
her graceful form, makiug it a
complete halo of beauty. She is
sometimes accompanied by a gen-
uine dude of decidedly Engliah
type, with ohecked trousers and
waistcoat, russet shoes, small hat,
large-headed cane, cigarette and
eye-glass, and sometimes she is es-
corted by a man. But aside from
trivial matters I will say the much-
talked-of summer girl is here in
great profusion and no doubt but
what she oould tell would make a
whole volume of romantio reading.
She seems to be ever on the alert
for what might be termed a
"catch," and then prooeeds in a
business, yet lady like way to aee
whether or not it suits her. Mar-
riage here Is generally regarded as
a business tranaaction, and ia too
often dealt with as such,
On Thursday we made an excur-
sion on the stately steamer Repub-
lio to the Delaw^e breakwater;
the breakwater is a national work
built of stone obliquely aoross a
portion of the satranee to the bay
and serves the double purpose of
calming the incoming waves sud
breaking up the floating ice that
goes down tbe bay in winter. The
capacity of the boat is about four
thousand passengers, the distance
to tbe breakwater fifteen miles,
and not a few of our number
made frequent visits to tbe side
rail and passed through the or
deal of seasickness. The famous
"Jersey mosquitos" do not flour-
ish at the cape as they do further
up the coast, owing to the laok of
ponds and swamps for their pro
Monday morning we boarded
our train for Washington, giving
and receiving many a hearty hand-
shake with the good people of
B. F. Mitchell.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Cotton Ginning Plant for Sale
at a Great Bargain.
Situated in Spanish Fort Bend
about 12 miles northwest of No*
cona, Tex. Thirty-five horse
power engine and boiler; direct-
acting steam press; 2 70-saw gins;
corn mill; Sailor seed cotton ele-
vator, etc., etc. All comparative-
ly new; put up last fall. Will
sell at a great reduction. Apply
to J. M. Lindsay, assignee of
Cleaves & Fletcher, Gainesville,
A four-roomed house on Morris
street. New and in good repair.
Terms easy. Apply at this office.
Yon can get a beautiful gold
watch and mantel clock free by
buying Jersey coffee. Ask your
grocer for particulars.
-|o hARKW.fo MAH-
S°M£ RICE MD
BUT NEV£R MIND
frio.SE If YodlL
Md REMEmbcr SOME 0tiLY Be 3URe
flXfiyRBjyltf&tG}'' 5t.lpUis, MaK£UiT:
-$tc Aa grocers Keep m
T EVERY HOUSEWIFE WANTS IT. ^
Cainesville - National - Bank
Capital and Surplus, $828,000.
0. 0. Hemming, Pres. J. R. Stevens, Vice-Pres.
G. R. Edwards, Cashier.
Geo. Y. Bird, G. Schiff, J. L. Simpson, O. N. Stevens, H. E.
Eldridge, J. R. Stevens, Joel Gillenwaters, C. C Hemming,
G. R. Edwards.
Notwithstanding the large capital of this bank is in itself a substan-
tial assurance of protection, yet as a measure of
extri precaution we carry our deposits
Fully Insured Against Burglary
And take no risks whatever not justified by careful and con-
work op democeatic clubs
New York, Sept. 7.—The asso-
ciation of democratic clnbs met
here yesterday. The following
new members were appointed; N.
W. Melver, Iowa, president of the
state association of democratic
clubs; C. C. Richards, Utah, chair-
man democratic state committee;
James Fenton, Washington; Hon.
B. McMillin, Tennessee, and T. B.
Smith of Montana. Reports were
received from fourteen states'
organisations showing they are
well organized. A committee of
three, consisting of the president,
Mr. Rusk and Lambert, was ap-
pointed to wait upon Chairman
Harrity to report apon the con-
dition of the organisation. The
convention of democratic clubs
which will be held in this city on
Oct. 4 and 5, was discussed and
the chairman instructed to invito
the president and vice presiden-
tial candidates to bo present.
campaign in oklahoma.
Guthrie, Ok., Sept. 7.—Tbe ter-
ritorial democratic campaign
opened hero tonight with an im
mense maas meeting addressed
by Hon. O. H. Travera, candidate
for oongreas, and other prominent
moo. The democrats are well or
ganixod, will make a gallant fight
this Ml and will recla m tbe terri
tory from the republicans unlesi
the latter import too maay votes
from the aouth.
The State of Texas.
Area In square mile* 274,856
Length In miles 826
Breadth In mllea 750
Puttied In 1646
Independence declared 1886
Admitted Into the anion 1845
Area In sore* 174.586,640
A or** In tlmDered kaads 46,000,000
Acres in mineral land iu.ooo.ooo
Acre* of pabUc school lands 50,000,000
Bale* of cotton raised. 1880 2,000,000
Bushels of eon raised, 1890 06 500,000
Bushels of oats raised, 1800 11,750,000
Bushels of wheat raised, 1890 •.000,600
Miles of railway 9,111
Head of lire stock 15.000,000
Pound* of wool raised 30,000,000
Taxable values $784,000,000
Value farm products 186,000,000
Value iit* stock 166,000,000
Value exported stock 11,000.000
Value exported hides 6,000,000
Value exported wool 4,000,000
Value free school fund, etc 15.000,000
state university fund H.ooo.ooo
Value of railways (too,000,000
Business transacted, 1800 soo.ooo.ooo
Surplus la treasury, 1801 704,000
PubUo school expense, 1890 2.600,000
tool building 4.000,000
oountie* in Texas 286
Annual tax as collected 4,000,000
New national banks, 1*90 68
MfaotBree, 1800 00,000 000
>unt In treasury 1,600,0c
Texarkana, Ark., Sept. 7.—All
precincts In Miller county, Arkan-
sas, have been heard from and
Show that Blythe, the democratic
candidate for sheriff, ha# 397 ma-
jority. The majoritieo for all tbe
othere oft the eoanty ticket
from *00 to 800. Friday night
grand jubilation including torch
light procession and speaking will
take piaoe underth
of the Cleveland elab.
some cooke county facts.
It was created in 1848 out of
Fannin county, and was named in
honor of William G. Cooke.
It is almost exclusively a Earni-
ng oountry, but is well situated
for stock raising.
The soil of the county is about
equally divided black waxey, san-
dy and red sandy. About one-
half the county ia timber and tbe
balance prairie with streams run-
ning through it, on which can be
found excellent timber and water.
Red River borders the county
for sixty miles.
fork of the Trinity, Clear
creek and other streams flow
The county has an area of 9£
miles, equal to 597,120
It had in 1890 a population o:
The assessed value of property
in 1890 was $7,160,069.
Improved landa sell from $10 to
$40 an acre.
Unimproved lands from $5 to
$16 per acre.
There were in 1890 14,699 hogs
Ia 1890 there were 36,091 acres
In 1890 here were 4^686«cres
In 1890 there were 21,308 acres
In 1890 there were 608 acres in
In 1890 there were 4062 acres in
Cooke oounty is well adapted
to raising peaches, apples and all
The people of the county are
comparatively free from debt and
are in a thriving condition com-
pared with the population of
most agricultural counties.
Two railroads run through the
center of the county. The M. K.
A T. runs through from east to
west and the Santa Fe from north
to south giving comunimoation
with all the great cities of tbe
In 1889 the number of marriages
was 373 and the number of di-
There are 86 public schools in
the county and in 1890 there were
4099 children of scholastic age
and 87 teaoherse mployed. Aver-
age wages paid to male teachers
$42.50 per month; female teachers
This does not inolude the city
of Gainesville, which has charge of
her own public schools.
The stata paid last year $16,396
on tuition besides what came
from the county fund and from
In 1890 there were 151 mort-
gages recorded, amounting to
There were in 1890 1857 farms
in the county.
There were in 1890 13,586
There were in 1890 39,240 cat-
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The Daily Hesperian (Gainesville, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 234, Ed. 1 Friday, September 9, 1892, newspaper, September 9, 1892; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth503757/m1/1/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.