Gainesville Daily Hesperian. (Gainesville, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 218, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 14, 1889 Page: 3 of 4
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We hive just received our
«»t order of Thomsons'^ cel-
ebrated Glove Fittinn Corsets
in the following well-known
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A GRAND 8UCCESS.
THE HREHEN'S BARBECUE YESTERDAY
AN OCCASION L0N6 TO BE RE-
An Inmate Crowd Turas out to do the
Brave Fir* Laddie* Hooor-Aa
Abundance to oat. Everybody
Happy and all Peace and Quiet
oa tbe Eta.
The Lord smiled upon the fire
laddies yesterday aud gave thein
a moet excellent day in which to
give their grand barbecue and fes
tive entertainment. No more ap-
propriate day for that excellent
occasion could bo desired than
yesterday was, and in keeping
with it the barbecue was every-
thing that the most sanguine could
have expected, in fact it surpassed
in splendor and enjoyment, the
expectations of everyone.
Everything w»s free and hun-
dreds of hungry people gathered
ground the festal board where
ample justice wai done to the
great abundance of barbecued
poswt tbe following names and
positions: Kelly, short stop;
liulkej, catcher; WoodsOn, right
field; Rigg.na, third base; McBre,
pitcher; Towers,' left field; Clark,
oenter field; Dimond, first base;
Means, second base.
The following is the acort:
i 4 5 fl 7
0 0 0 0 0
o l— a
With lour StORIlI print- j beef and mutton, accompanied by
I ing presses, a very large multitudes of nice loaves of bread
It is an acknowledged fact I ANSOrtlllCIlt Ot type, lilt0Nt Ijnd large amounts of appetizing
that weamaAllin tfck—f urJ grades of sta- pickles. The meat was well
«,1„T g, 5 jtfoniry, The Hesperian is iIked, in fact, it could have been
et l\Uain«*ville. prepared at all times to no better prepared, though the
YAlln„ n » v meet legitimate oompeti- feast had been gotten up for the
oung Gents, you ought to tion in commercial print- gods, by one who had learned the
Batteries for Gainesville, Black
burn and 8mith; for Whiteaboro,
McBee and Mulkey. Struck oat by
Blaokburn, 20; by McBee 15. Um-
pire, L. Wmboq, of Gainesville.
The grand Royal Order of Ka-
looe, to the number of less than
a hundred, paraded the streets
bout 8:30 o'clock on their
tiery chargers, then rs.
parred to the picnic grounds where
they found a large stack of
blazing faggots upon which they
placed a genuine Kazoo who had
betrayed some of the valuabLe se-
crets of that mystic order, and
there the poor traitor was incin-
erated, around whose burning car-
case the remainder of the cjan beld
a war dance, and made the woods
and country for miles around re-
verberate with their blood curdling j
yells and demonical ^houts
laughter at the writhing:* of their
i once cherished brother.
THE REMAINS OF HENRY MET2 INTER
RED iN THE CITY CEMETERY.
Hia Death Sapposed te Have Bess Casa-
ed by a Coageative Chill. Tbe Body
NotDiaoeverd Till Fssr Daya
The remains of Henry Metz ar-
rived here from the Banger on the
3 o'clock train yesterday afternoon
in a metallic case and were taken
immediately to the city cemetery
and interred. The corpse was ac-
companied by a number of friends
of the family to the grove, where
religious services were held by
Rev. Johnson of the Cumberland
The deceased is supposed to
have died last Friday of % conges-
tive chill, but the fact of his death
was not known till the following
Monday. Last Monday some men
went to the house on the ranch to
see Mr. Metz in regard to putting
up some hay for him. They dis.
covered that the doors of ihe house
were open, and upon going into
the building they were almost
0f j sickened by the stench that emi-
into which phe had been
by the ferorions brother-in-law,
went before the proper authority,
made complaint and bad his coon-
ship arrested. SieveuB is report-
ed to be a bad negro, and he gave
the iffioers considerable trouble
before he was arresUd. When
captured he was in the thick tim
ber, being on the dodce and was
armed with a Winchester and two
H. W. Hubbard, 936 Commerce
street, Dallas, haw been appointed
State agent for live large manu-
acturing concerns and will sell
engines, boilers, mills, scales and
melting, giving all of the manu-
acturings' special discounts.
Don't forget to go to Judge Hol-
man's, on California street next
Thursday night if you want a
our new line of nobby ins;,
neckwoar, wo are displaying |
a beautiful selection ot' scarfs
in Silk and Grenadine at 50
ON WITH THE DANCK.
After the traitor had been thor-
11KI KF MEM'llft.
The firemen's new suits
up like meteors.
culinary art in the
Fr ance. loughlv cremated the word
thk hakadk. given, "on with the dance,"
At D:30o'clock tbe procession, I from that hour till near th* peep
headed by the Gate City Cornet of day, terpsechore held full sway,
band, mirched from the ci'.y hall ion the large platform in the park,
\ir . firemuis parade yesterday SOuth to Church street, thence east uprm which not less than a hun-
» e arc closing out our entire would do toior to any occasio n
stock of Colored Embroideries l- s ■< . i
. v The Kazoos never fail to draw a
in r louncings, All-overs, h.dg- large cro*d to Wi ness their novel
ings aud Inserting:* at less | proceedings.
than half the cost of iniporta- Didn't the Gate City band make
tion. a tine appearance yesterday in
their Lone Star uniforms?
Ladies Colored silk mitta, | The aroma of those silly quar-
embroidered backs, superior ters of roasted beef brought John
(J uallty at 60c, worth 75c. and his Jemima Ann to the city
Childrens colored silk mitts yesterday.
popular shades at 25c a pair
to Denton stree'. thence north to i dred of th^ young and the cay i . r
alifornia street, thence west on j were engaged in tripping the light r°°c° ° 1,ropne ors 0 he Me,z ! A.M. Thomason returned yes-
the street to the park. Follow- j fantastic at one and ihe same time T, , , w ! terday from Whiteaboro where he
ing that band was the Turn Ve. 1 It is estimated that at least two!. „ eCba6e wen 0 a^ger ! had been on legal business for a
• . J»u j , , ,, last Friday morning and called on nf jnv„
rem society, next the knights ofjthousand people witnessed the , . . . , . .. . . couple 01 days.
Honor, next the Od 1 Fellows j bill la-1 night, and the sport nctu-
order, next the mayor and city j ally bec.mu epidemic, and many
aldermen, then the tire depart- of the older lids were found to
ment, the hook and ladder com- have mettle in their heels
they cut tbe pigeon wing and
rated from one of the rooms
and upon looking through a win-
dow pane into the room from
where the horrible smell came,
they discovered the form of a per-
son in a bed closely covered with
bed clothing. These gentlemen
went to Bolivar at once and spread
thb alarm, and upon further in-
vestigation it was ascertained that
the dead man was Henry Metz,
Fred Waite,an Indian policeman
of the Chickasaw nation, is in the
Mrs. J. H Qarnett and chil-
dren returned yesterday morning
Mios Allie Houston has return-
ed from a visit to her parents, in
James Kelly and James Saddler
of Whitesboro were in the city-
yesterday attending the barbecue.
B. M. Baker will leave this
morning for Eureka,Springs,Ark.,
to spend a few weeks in pleasure
A'l the Ladies have been
admiring our beautiful selec-
tion of neck ruffling^ made of
the finest Crepe Luse, prices flush
extra low. j B. Clendenuin^, of thi-« city,
| brought to The Hesperian ofli
I yesterday a number of mammoth
Colgate & Co'.* popular per- j eftrs of corn rdi-9ll by him nPfU
fumery and toilet g(»ap« con- the south part of city in Kim hot-
siderably below regular prices. | torn
Colgate S Palm soap 5c a The soda water man was in his
cake. glory yesterday. The rural youug
man was here in full force accom
pany being first, then the Rescue
hose company No. 1, then Alert
hose company No. 2, then a
There is to be a grand picnic a1 number of private carriages, and
St. Joe today, and Hon. Silas last but not least, little Lou
Hare, of Sherman, will address; Aston, mounted in his chariot,
which was drann by tbe famous
There is -nothing like a well'char«er called "Billie, tl e goat."
roasted leg of beef to draw a crowd" II was ftn ele&ant procession and
from tbe country. It ''beats a
Casl mere Boquet soap 26c
Extracts £'>7. bottles for 75c.
Chamois skins 15c, 35c and
75c worth at least ono third
more than the price we ask
Sponges marked down.
panied by his dulciuea, and she is
the new uniforms ot the fire lad
dies loomed up like blazing stars
on a frosty morning Hundreds
of people gathered along tiie side-
walks and in the business houBes
to witness the grand parade, which
was superb in every particular.
The procession reached the
park«at 10:30 where there had al-
ready gathered multitudes of peo-
ple from the country to t«ke part
in the lVstive occasion
Soon after asembiing in the
perfect piralyzdr of foaming, \ beau'-iful grove, the crj.vd was
There is a fast young dude who
driyes a fast horse through the
streets each evening in the twi-
light at a faster rate of speed than
welcomed by City Attorney K. P.
Hill in a brief, but appropriate
address of well chosen words,
buch as made everybody ftel wel-
come and at home while partici-
the law allows, but some of these in lhe ^Wable entertain-
he will find he
evenings he will hnd he is not
quite fast enough to keep tbe po-
lice from overtaking him.
J. M. Ferguson, of Muskogee,
Dinner soon followed, and if
there was anyone present vho did
not feel ha^py up to this time, it
is safe to say ne got his fill, and
went away from the festfci board.
Marshal Needles' chief deputy
Good note p.-iper 24 sheets iri tne city yesterday, having | a3 happy as a clam in a salty cove
. ^ ; just returned from a trip to the
! Chickasaw nation where he had
24 Sheet* good note paper been
to serve a lot of legal papers
and 24 envelopes in a neat , jn civli ca-es. which are set for
bo* for lOv. trial in the l'nit«d States court at
Muskogee next October term.
Upon being called from refresh-
ment to labor, various amusing
exercises were taken up, such as
swinging, dancing, chatting, co-
quetting, love making, rope walk
Heavy brown muslin 3*5 Chief R. E. Philips was the hap- mg, chewing gum, eating melons,
-h wi 1® 14 da for $100 man 'n city yeBterday, sipping lemonado and soda water
^ ^ ' and he had great cause to be, for and coring away ice cream,
hxccilont quality .eac e entertainment gotten up by i And for those who desired a
a physician informing him that he
felt bad and atsked for a prescrip-
tion of calomel and quiniue cap-
and 8U^ee' were given him, and
he returned to the ranch, went to
i .. ,r. . . the house and took his bed, and it
also kicked off the Virginia
reels as suple as they did in the
primeval days before the war, and
so ends our storv of the finest bar- . ,. ,
he died some time during that
A man and his wife were keep-
ing houje for the deceased, but
they came to Gainesville a few
d*ys ago, to spend some time in
Mark Twain never knew the the city and had not returted up
is believed that he was attacked
shortly afterwards with a congest-
ive chiil, from the ellectsol which
becue and the most pleasurable
entertainment of the kind, taking
it all in all, that was ever before
witnessed in Cooke county. Long
live the Gainesville lire laddies.
inualin 36 inches wide, »1.0O.
Our big cut in men's straw
hats and summer clothing,will
Continue until everything in
this line it sold, tho longer
you delay in purchasing, the
smaller the assortment you'll
have to select from.
Mail orders filled with
care Samples cheerfully sent
on application. Correspond-
Schi& Sunner & Co.
§|Mii, Broadway and
Killed in a Wcl
him and his fire boys was an af- ! more substantial amusement,
fair well to be proud of not only i there was prepared for their en
by the members of the fire depart- tertainment, a game of base ball
ment, but by every citizen of: hard by, where several" hundred
Gainesville. assembled about the diamond and
eagerly watched the contestants
manipulate the sphere and bat,
A gentleman in the city from Si. and wip-} the sweat from their
Jo yesterday brought the news of heated brows.
the death of a boy named N.Jones, | the ball c.amk.
near the town of Montague last j The following is the official
Monday. Jones was digging a well score ot the ball game played here
for William Anderson, and was yes'erday between the Whitea
down several feet, when Anderson borj base ball club aud the
undertook t^ draw him out by i Gainesville base ball club which
means of a windless to which resulted in a walk over for the
there was a rope and tub attached : home team.
aud when Jones had reached the gainbsvili.k.
top the rope broke aud the tub to- Gainesville ball club com-
gether with its human freight went P080^ lhe following names and
pell mell to the bottom of the i Poeitione: .Sevier> second base;
well, the youug man striking on j^on^ee' fielder; Smith,
short stop; Welch, center field;
amount of joy an old farmer exper-
ienced over the good results of
Ganter's chicken cholera cure,
which is warranted to cure every
lime. Sold by Williams Bros.
Took The Blue Ribbon.
In the contest last evening be-
tween hose carriages, Nos. 1 and
2, the former carried off the lau-
rels. It was just 1 minute and
38 seconds from the time the
alarm was sounded till the water
was spoutiug from some 3'KJ feet of
hose on Fast California street, the
coupling being made to the hy-
drant on the corner of Red River
and the south side of California
street, while No. 2 coupled to the
plug on the comer of Red River
and the north side of California
s'reet. The run was made Irom
the city hall, the distance being
about a quarter of a mile. The
carriage•) were driven Jrcrn the
city hall, starting from that point
at the first tap of the alarm bell.
If there is any record in the state
that equals this we would like to
be informed of the fact, for we are
cheerfully laboring under the im-
pression that the Gainesville fire
department is entitled to the blue
ribbon frt m the state at large.
to the time that the dead body
was discovered in the house. The
deceased had been staying at the
house alone during the absence of
the parties who were keeping
house for him.
The body was in such an ad-
vanced state of putrefaction and
the stench was so great that it was
impossible to examine it, and the
inquest developed no definite facte
concerning the death as no exami-
nation could be made of the body,
which had to be placed in the
metallic case just as it was found,
without any of the clothing being
removed. Those who helped to
place the body in the case say it
was the most sickening undertak-
ing they ever experienced, and
the body presented a ghastly ap.
pearance that was shockingly hor-
rible. The deceased was un-
married, and about 28 years of
age, and principally resided in
Sherman, when not on the rancb.
They Mean Business.
The following special irom Aus-
tin, concerning the Gainesville and
Alexandria raiiroad enterprise,
forcibly reminds us that the busi-
ness men of Tyler, who are engag-
ed in tho undertaking, are at leaBt
in earnest and mean to show their
faith by their works: "A charter
was filed to lay for the Alexandria,
Tyler and Northwestern railway
company, capital $300,000. In-
corporators, R. B. Hubbard, J. B.
Doegias, J. P. Douglas, W. J.
Goodman, C. C. Wimberly, R.
Beagfield, John Durst, W. H
Whittaker, J H. Brown, H. H.
Rowland, A L Clark, C. T. Bon-
ner, all of Tyler, and A. Wetter-
mark and S. B. Wathen of Rusk
county. The proposed line begins
All claims not consistent with
the high character of Syrup of Figs
are purposely avoided by the Cal.
Fig Syrup Company. It acts gent-
ly on kidneys, liver and bowels,
cleansing the system effectually,
but it is not a cure-all and makes
no pretensions that every bottle
will not substantiate.
The ladies of the Baptist church
will give an enjoyable sociable at
Judge Holman's residence next
Thursday night. There' will be
ice cream lemonade and other at-
A Ferocious Coon.
Deputy Marshal Foster left this
city yesterday morning for Paris,
having in custody Bill Stevens, a
negro, whom he arrested on Hick-
ory Creek, I. T., last Monday,
charged with both robbery and as-
sault to murder. It is alleged
that Stevens went to the house o!
his sister-in-law, Minerya Stevens,
on Hickory Creek some time ago,
at a point on the Sabine river in 1 assaulted her with a heavy bucket
Sabine county, runs northwest
his head, breaking his neck, dy-|Pbort 8toP'
mg instantly. The unfortunate Farnesworth, first base; Black-, thr0ugh the counties of Saline.
iAd was only about fifteen years burn' Pitcher; Cravens, left field; San Augu8tine, Shelby, Nacogdo-
Smith, catcher; Duston, third ; c>jeBt Panol*, Rusk, Smith, Van
base; 1 Zandt, Kaufman, Rockwall, Dal-
The following is the score: J iafl) Collin, Cooke, and Wu« coun-
ties, to a point on the Fort Worth
oi age, aud was a comparative
stronger in that neighborhood,
having gone there Bome days ago,
representing that his home was
at Cole Station, Ark., where his
mother still resides.
I 2 J 4 5 6 T
4 0 1 3 0 11
The Whiteeboro ball club com-
railway in Wise
with which he knocked her in the
head, leaving her as he supposed
dead on the sp^t. He then went
to a hog pen where the woman
had a lot of fat porkers, which he
drove, off butchered and sold the
meat, and appropriated the pro*
qeedfl to hia own use. The widow
rallied from the oomatose state
Capt. A. P. Cagle, of St. Jo.,
was in the city yesterday and par-
ticipated in the beef jerking exer-
cises with the boys.
Rev. J. A. Gallaher, pastor of
the Presbyterian church, left yes-
terday lor a several weeks' trip to
Missouri and Illinois.
Capt. Jack Hardesty, yard mas-
ter of the Santa Fe in thiB city, is
confinea to his home with a severe
attack of bilious fever.
William Worsham left yester-
day morning over the Santa Fe for
New Orleans, from which place he
will go by steamer to New York.
T. H. Conney, conductor on the
Santa Fe, got a lay-off yes-
terday and took an active part in
helping to make the fire laddies'
barbecue a success.
R. Sullans of Oklahoma was in
the city yesterday, and went out
to St. Jo on the evening train, in
order to be on hand for the big
picnic, which takes rlace there to-
Farmers' State Ailiaice.
On account of the meetin g of
the Farmers' State Alliance
in Dallas, Aug. 20th, the
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe rail-
way will sell round trip tickets
via Fort Worth ^for $4.50 from
Aug. 17th to 24th inclusive; good
to return until 27th inclusive.
B.H. Ledbetter,Ticket Ag't.
Send in Your orders.
Mr. Henry Rigler, late of St.
Louis, is now with L. C. Brooks
and has charge of the manufactur-
ing department. Mr. Rigler is a
first-class workman. Send me
your orders when you want first-
class creame, sherbets and pas-
LOST—A loHtlicr back day-book and a cheap
paper h&ckc book, tied together with rub-
ber cord, name of Silas IUrnall written in
several places. Al*o contained a "chccker's"
pass on the M., K. i T-, ia favor of the tiaince-
vl lie Transfer Co. Will pay a libelal reward
for the return ot the above to lloneycutt'i
Livery Stable. J R- IIoSKYCUTT.
A COUPLE desiring room and board in a nice
family In south partof of town, same will
apply at this office.
A>'TKI>—Onehundred stock Hags wanted,
Apply to Fulton MeatMark. I.
WANTED—A lirst-class horticulturist to
work u koo<1 fruit farm Mid vineyard on
the shares Liberal terms itiven, apply at
this office or address box 530, tjainosvillo.Tex.
ANTED—A gentleman nurse. Apply to
" E. J. Kassel at China Hall, East Califor-
iaf ANTED—Ad elderly c mnle to keep house
M and take care of two children for mw. W U
FiR SALE—I will sell my farm at Valley
View of 1000 acrcs at a reaonblc price and
on easy terms or 1 will divide it to suit pur-
chasers with water, timber aud cultivating
lands joining. Also some other tracts. Town
lots and houses for sale. L. W. Lee.
A ABOUT 275 acre* fine hay grass for sale at
bargain Applv at the exprent office.
noli SALE—Koberto k Uoutar have tor sale
"2350 aci us of land 8 miles west of Gaines-
▼!!«. all under fonce. good buildings aad
150 acres in cultivation. This ia a liberal bar
lygaln; liberal terms given
Oirr buyer. Mr. Melaaky/di
10 th6 Eastern markers, close-
ly watching the new importa-
tions of tho latest noyelties.
New goods will soon begin to
arrive* and in order to qp*ke
room fbr such we have made
great sacrifices in marking
down our goods in every
depaartinent. . It is an impos-
sibility to quote prioes «s the
articles are too numerous to
mention. But a call at our
store will sooa convince the
purchaser that Lewin Bro.'s
& Co., never deceive the peo-
ple with their advertisements.
This week we intend to
cut so low as to astonish
Mast go, and go they will if
low prices will sell them.
Misses' Fancy Lisle Hose
for 25 cents, worth 50 cents.
Misses' Pin Stripe Hoae for
12i cents, worth 25 oents.
Ladies' Full Regular Bal-
briggan Hose for 20 cents,
Ladies' Full Regular Fast
Black Balbnggan Hose for
35 cents, worth 50 cents.
We have a few pieces
Summer Silk left. Just
call and price them.
Ladies' Fine Black Gloria
Silk, Gold Tipped Umbrellas
for $1.75, worth $3,00.
Our Millinery DeuarM
Still continues to receive
choice novelties in millinery
• During the absence ot our
modiste Mrs. Daly who is now
in New York making selec-
tions in stUcs, her assistant
Mrs. Katz has charge of the
dress making departments
and our patrons are highly
pleased with the work Mrs.
Katz turns outs,
.The Slaughtering Carpet
sale still continues, and tbere
are plenty of beautiful designs
left to make selections from.
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