Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 96, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 24, 1879 Page: 4 of 4
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TUESDAY.............JUNE 24, 1879
It. FOLK BURHANS, City Editor.
During my absence Mr. Chester Flour-
hoy, foreman ofllie job rooms, will have
supervision of the editorial and mechani-
cal departments of the News, and is au-
thorized to make advertising contracts
and receipt for moneys due the office.
B C. MtlRRAY,
Masonic Notice-^St. John’s Day
There will be au open meeting of Lone
Star Lodge No. 49.3 A. F. it A. M. at
their hall on next Tuesday evening, June
23th, for installing the officers elect. All
members, also visiting brethren, are cor-
dially invited to attend, accompanied by
their wives, daughters and ladv friends.
Uy order of W. M. II. Casper.
$5 00 at
J. C. Kidd, traveling auditor of the
II. & T. C. is in the city.
ice Cold Beer at Yeidel’s. 6 17 tf
Constable James Nelms was cele-
brating bis forty-fifth year Monday,
and A1 Ilall, his thirty-second.
We understand that the Rusk
Avenue Hotel, has changed hands.
Mr. Williams, the present proprietor
Lunch at Ycidel’s.
Lunch and Grow Fat.
6 IJ? tf
Fine slippers from $1 00 to
Capt. Dick Williams
GitincSVilld to remain
has gone to
Just received at F. C. ). Lebermann’s,
imported ginger ale.
All leading proprietary medicines at
GuiteaU Ac Waldron’s. Stf
Dr. Soules received a pdper yes-
terday announcing the death ot his
brother's SOn at Salt Lake City,
An unfurnished room for rent on
Gandy street, suitable for bed room.
Apply to this office.
Ladies Serge Ruskins 50 cents at Sher-
burne’s. 6 I3tf
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The friends of John Nevins cele-
brated his election as Alderman of
the First Ward, by a bonfire and a
Lebermann & Co. keep the celebrated
W. J. Letup beer on draught.
The Denison gun club offer fifteen
cents a piece for pigeons from now
until tire Fourth of July. Here is an
opportunity tor some one to make a
If you are in want of pure bulk pur-
fumes, don’t tail to try those kept by W.
II. llanna & Co. 2tf
A full stock
mann A: Co.’s.
Lebermann & Co. sell Kentucky Sweet
and sour mash whiskies. 59
Mrs. Tobin left for Corsicana on
Saturday to attend her daughter,
Mrs. Burl Wheeler, who is very
Guiteau & Waldron have a well select
cd stock ot po ckntkeives and razors; st
Billy Campbell, the irresistible
and irrepressible auctioneer, return-
__ | ed from Hot Springs yesterday,
fivtu cs at Leber- j greatly improved in health. If Billy
- 9 I had only had his picture taken before
lie left arid another when he return-
ed, he could have made a fortune by
selling the copyright to a patent
We, the undersigned merchants of
the city of Denison, in compliance
with a petition from our employes,
do hereby agree and hind ourselves
to conform to the following: On
and aftet June 23, until September
1st, 1S79, to close our places of
business every evening, except Sat-
urday, at 7 ;3°.
Satn’l Star Ac Co. Ilcrnstadt & Co.
W. K. Bennett & Co. fulius Casper
Scuwartz & Co.
Cigars at Guiteau & Waldron’s. 8}f
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The Coldest Beer,
Frash and Sparkling,
at Yeidel’s. 6 17 t
Mr. A. Lend01 ft, who keeps a
cigar stand in the Delmonico restau-
rant, is lying in a very precarious
condition at the lodging and eating
house of Mr. Jimmy Gu ierrez. The
unfortunate gentleman iias been
suffering with paralysis for the past
three years and more. For several
weeks he has been growing worse,
and is now in a helpless condition,
and without means of support. Mr.
Gutierrez has given Mr. Leudorff
quarters in his house, and has kindly
provided for him. This lie cannot
S do much longer, and calls on the
j friends of Mr. Lendoiff to do some-
thing for him. Several gentleman
have called and expressed their
. sympvthy, but something more sub-
stantial than sympathy is needed in
' this. case. At the best, poor Len-
dorff cannot live much longer, and
! is now probably on his death bed.
j We hope our appeal in behalf of the
unfortunate man is not in vain, and
I that his friends will render immediate
ready for tire
oil mixed, ail
Fresh New York cheese at
R. S. Weil has rented the Tibbs
saloon, and will convert it into a
first class beer hall. lie takes
possession the first ol July. It will
be called the Tivoli beer hall.
Ladies kid croquet slinpcr6 75 cents at
Sherburne’s. 6 13U'
Beer! Beer! Beer!
that’s the cry at Yeidel’s. 6 I7 tf
Owen McCarthy, the hardware
king of North Texas, disposed ot a
five hundred dollar bill of goods
yesterday to Jackman & Simpson,
Stringtown, I. T.
The celebrated Whittaker & Son’s can-
vassed hams at Gaisman & Co.’s 6 15
Ladies, call and see the nobbiest sandal
kid slippers in the city, just received at
Donaldson Si Campbell’s. I3,tf
Dice Carter and Charity Davis,
two notorious negro street walkers,
were arrested on Monday and taken
before Justice Riddle, who fined
them each ten dollars and costs.
They will go to the county jail.
Fine perfumes at Guiteau A; Waldrons.
Sherburne’s shoes wear best and cheap-
Gus Arcy has returned from Lead-
ville. He is entirely cured ot the
Colorado fever and was glad to get
back to his first love. He is ready
to resume business in the mattress
and furniture line.
Business in the mayor’s court was
quite lively Monday morning. Two
men charged witli being drunk and
down, were fined each two dollars
and costs, and the parties engaged
in a row in a saloon on Main street
Saturday evening, were fined the
same amount. Complaint was
filed against eight colored men for
raising a disturbance in Taylor’s
yard Saturday night, and warrants
were issued for their arrest. They
will he tried this morning.
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Calls left at the drug store of French Si
Co. for Dr. J. C, Feild will be promptly
attended to. 6,19,31
Mr. August Herman, and Airs.
Mary Kemp, were joined in the holv
bonds of matrimony Sunday last, at
the residence ot Dr. Murray, five
miles from Colbert station, I. T.
There was a pleasant party of friends
present to witness the ceremony,alter
which, an elegant collation was par-
taken of, and everybody was made
to feel the mirth and joy of the occa-
sion. The newly married couple
have the wishes of their many friends
for a life filled wfth heaven’s choicest
blessings in which the News heartily
Go to Woodyard's for your watches and
clocks. Watch repairing done in first-
class style. 4,tt
Beer! Beer! Beer!
lee! Icc ! Ice!
at Lebermann Si Co ’s.
in huge Stone Mugs,
and Ice Cold,
Electron in First Ward.
C I7 it
The election of Councilman Peck
to the mayoralty created a vacancy-
in the first ward. The contestants
for the position were Mr. John Nev-
ins and Edward Perry. It was at
first supposed that J. J. Collins
would be a candidate, but that gen-
tleman declined the honor for some
reason or other unknown to the
writer. Mr. Nevins received a call
signed by a number of influential
citizens, and accepted. Mr. Perry
did not announce, and the first inti-
mation that the public had that he
was a candidate, was the appearance
of tickets on the streets early Mon-
day morning with his name on it.
The result of the voting was as
follows: John Nevins, 17S; Ed.
Considerable interest was mani-
fested as to the result. The impres-
sion gained ground during the day
that Mr. Perry was an enemy of our
free school system, which brought
out the entire strength ot tire oppo-
Browu’s Bookstore Escapes Burn-
ing by a Narrow Span.
Sunday morning at about half past
three o’clock, Mr. Levi Hornbeck,
an employe of the M., K. & T. rail-
road, passing down Main street on
his way to the depot, noticed a dense
smoke issuing fiom under the door !
of Brown’s bookstore. He once gave
the alarm by shouting fire! fire!
McDowell and Pattv, who hap-
pened to he near, hurried to the
stoic, and these gentlemen and Mr.
Hornbeck violently knocked on the
door of the stoic in order to awaken
the inmates and lo aid in extinguish-
ing the fire. Officer Johnson almost
immediately joined them and fired
! several shots from his revolver for
the purpose of awakening the gen-
tlemen occupying rooms in the
Muller block, in which the stove is
situated. The door was soon opened
by Wallace Pearson, a young man
aged about 16 years, who is a clerk
in the store. A dense smoke almost
suffocated the parties who entered,
but nothing daunted, they went to
work and by the application of sev-
eral buckets ol water, the fire was
But for the timely discovery of the
fire, we no doubt, would have to
chronicle to-day, one of the most
disastrous conflagrations that has
ever occurred in our city.
The store in which the fire origi-
nated, is filled with combustible
articles, such as paper of all descrip-
tions, chromos, etc., and but a short
time would have sufficed to produce
a terrible blaze which undoubtedly
would have destaoyed the entire
Muller block and then spread to
Nothaf’s building and further. The
proportions it would have assumed,
can only he conjectured.
The parties who sub hied the
flames state that they found a lot of
paper bags on the lower shelves cn
the east side of the store on lire and
on the opposite side, a distance of
perhaps fifteen feet, a lot of woolen
yarns was also burning, which proves
that the store was fired in two places
to which a lot
with coal oal was fastened with a
string was also found in the store
and furnishes additional evidence of
M. II. Brown, the proprietor, and
his cleik, Wallace Pearson, occupy
a bed together which is placed in the
rear end of the store. The clerk
states that the fire had been discov-
ered by them previous to the alarm
j being and that he and Mi. Brown
j were engaged in trying to quench
the Hanes when the parties knocked
at the door.
One o’clock Sunday a warrant for
the arrest of Brown and his clerk was
issued and placed in the hands of
Constable Nelms, who arrested them
What Are You Going to
Editor Denison News!
We have now a new council, fully
organized, ready for work, and
already evincing a disposition to
improve on the past. To that new
council, while it is still fresh, we
would like to put the question:
“Gentlemen, what are you going to
do about encouraging manufactur-
We desire substantial encourage-
ment given, and wish you as a body
to cxend it, and we purpose to give
cur reasons therefor, and right here
let us say if there is one of the coun-
cil who is opposed in part or in
whole to assisting, we hope he will
not hesitate to speak out and give
his why and wherefore. Probab y
we are wrong, and if so, will take a
correction kindly; hut if right, let
the step he taken, and taken at once.
This subject has attracted the
attention of communities other than
Denison. It is based on the principle
that the more territory you have
tributary to you the larger you can j
grow. A town that lives on boat
building alone can only grow
according to the demand l#r boats.
It may have a population of 2 >0 or
300, or it may dwindle down to 50
by a dull market. A town tin t
owes its dependence to agriculture
will contain a popufat on of 1000 to
3000, and will be allt cted by the
distance of the next town, but it
never can get beyond 5000, ami that
in the very richest of nirming lands.
A town that is a county scat and
depends on the legal business, grows
to 700 or 900 and is usually the
dullest town in the county.
A railroad town has no definite
population, is uncertain, fluctuating
i in its people, contains a large float
ing, shifting class, and until its
permanence is established beyond
peradventure, it is the most unsatis-
factory town in existence to live in,
because of that constant oscillation
between depression and elation.
A town depending on commerce is
generally larger and more steady
than any yet mentioned, because
usually located by some decided,
natural advantage, and without
opposition for 200 or 300 miles.
The town, however, depending on
manufactories tor its support is the
one that has no limit to its growth.
Of course two or more of the
above mentioned supports may he
combined to the advantage of one
town, in which case its population
will be still greater. But in all that
have a limit to the amount of busi-
Do About the towns of the state ; we are bc-
| coming every day more aid more
solid; there is no backsliding; no
slipping off the map ; the future is
secure at its present condition, and
even a little better. But are tin-
limits of your trade influence extend-
ing? Not a whit. There is a little
wider range of railroad influence,
which carries with it some wholesale
tiadc, but that is ottered by the loss
ol the cattle trade.
I low many customers lias Denison
in Tarrant county, Louisiana or New
Mexico? Not one. Why, have we
not as much light to them as Low-
ell, New Haven or Newark? We
should have them, and must have
them, and will have them, it the
proper steps are taken to get them.
Let our city fathers exempt all
capital engaged in manufacturing,
whether the amount is fifty dollars or
$50,000, from taxation and next year
will tell a different story.
sition. We will say this much, j aru] placed them under
Aldendried apples at Gaisman Ac Co’s
Whitaker and Son’s best beef
man & Co.’s
We regret to sec that our young
friend Walter Hibbard has left the
M., K. & T. A good, faithful hoy
like Walter will not be “out of
work” a great while.
Chicago beer at
F. C. J. Lebermann’s.
Lebermann Ac Co.'s.
Do not forget the ice cream social
at the Rusk Avenue To-night.
Frizes for best shot of archery clubs.
Good time for everybody. Come
one come all. By the Ladies Aid
Society of the M. E. church.
Window glass at Guiteau & Waldron’s
Ladies toilet slippers 35 cents at Sher-
At Colbert’s Ferry on Saturday
afternoon, while the man in charge
of the boat was bringing some pas-
! sengers across Red river, he was
j seized with a fit, fell into the water
| and was swept away. The affair
j happened so suddenly that there was
! no chance to make any attempt to
j rescue him. He was generally
known as “Crazy John.” The body
has not been recovered.
$50,000 Worth of nardwaro.
In order to make room for a new and
extensive fall stock, we will offer for the
next 30 days any goods in our line at less
than cost. Our stock is complete and
you will find ours to be tiie best stock of j
Hardware, Agricultural Implements,
Stoves and Tin ware in the city. We mean
business. There is no “taffy” or Mrs.
Winslow’s soothing syrup about this, but
(jospel truth. We mean to stay and die
with you in Denison, and if our friends
want a credit or accommodation we will
be pleased to tayor them.
John Deere’s Gilpin Sulky Plows com-
Steel l’lowo $4. Cast Plows $2.
21,iw McCarthy Si Co.
The World’s Walk.
however, that we believe the charge
to be without foundation in fact.
Councilman elect Nevins is one
of our oldest and most substantial
citizens, and will fill the
an acceptable manner to
60 Misses and
to be offered
the Star Store,
My residence on Sears street between
Rusk and Austin avenues. Also one
piano, and parlor lurniturc cheap. For
terms, ete., enquire on the premises.
6T7 tic., John Ward.
ness to be done, there is a limit in
A piece of moulding j the population. An agricultural town
of straw, saturated j supplies the couutiy encircling it for
a lew miles, and can never get be-
yond that. It can never grow beyond
the demands of its its environs, i. e., as
an agricultural town. A few fron-
tier towns may go beyond a popula-
tion ot 3000, but it is only i tempo-
rary condition which time will cor-
A manufacturing town is not
bounded, howeve-, by the same lim-
it that a railroad or an agricultural
town is. It lias the whole globe for
its field of operations, and can occu-
py so much there of as its energy de-
sires. People all over ti e United
States ret d (directly or indirectly) to
Connecticut for cutlery, and the
money they send Keeps bread in ten
thousand mouths. The whole count-
ry is tributary to Pittsburg, as
regards glass. Neither time nor
distance marks the bounds of
country tributary to Sheffield,
as regards razors, or Lyons for silk,
or Cleveland for oil, or Wheeling for
nails. Ahska, Australia, Chilli;
; in truth the uttermost parts of the
j earth must he supplied with certain
| articles produced by the art of man,
and in receiving them those coun-
tries become tributary to the manu-
Every town is not strictly speaking
j a legal, or boat building, or agricul-
tural or railroad town. As before
said, two or more of these or other
I supports not mentioned, may he
| combined in favor of one town.
And by the effor's, energy, capital
or good judgment and wise timely
actions of a people, still other of
I these supports may he drawn into
| the number of influences going tow-
j aids the upbuilding of a town.
As a town Denison may be classed
damage j as a railroad town—i. e. —her lead-
ing industries pertain to the business
. of railroading. She is also slightly
Ihc matter will undergo a full in- | an agricultural town, i. e., drawing
vestigation and we trust that the a certain support from a farming
parties arrested will be able to prove community. The farming territory
their appeerance at Justice
court tor examination.
We learn that a reward of five
hundred dollars has been offered by
Thomas Hoffman, agent for the vari-
ous Insurance companies and an j
additional reward of two hundred
dollars by Fred Muller, proprietor of
the block, for such information as
will lead to the conviction of the j
party or parties, guiity of the heinous
The fire companies did not turn
out as no fire alarm was given. Fort- |
unately their services were not re-
The goods in the store were insur-
ed for $1,500 which is considerably
below their value. The
done is but trifling.
their cnti.ie innocence of the grave
The examination is set for Thurs-
day, June 26th.
Bottor News for tho Ladies.
Conductor Geo. Haynes, of the ;
Mm K. & T. was busy greeting his
fiiends yesterday, after his return for
a nionti/s furlough in New Jersey.
George must have been among:
fi lends where there was “lashuis ot
atm and dluiiikiu, ’ as lie has gained
about twenty pounds in weight since
London, June 21, 2:00 p. m.—
Wesston, 507 miles; Brown, 442.
3:00 p.m.—Weston, 512 miles;
Brown 4 \2.
London, June 21.—The great six
dajs, go-as-you-please pedestrian
match for the world’s long distance
championship and the z\stley belt
terminated 1:1 a victory for Edwaid
Payson Weston, of New Turk, by
tiie seote—Weston, 526 1-4 ; Brown,
| Tho Stomach Cannot be Freighted
vVith greater trash than a violent dras-
j tic purgative. True, such a medicine re-
| lieves constipation for the time, but at
the expense of great injury to the intesti-
• nal canal, which it both inflames and j
| weakens, thus unfitting it for the perform- |
i ance of its proper functions. Widely dif- j
| ferent is the action of I lostetter’s Stom- j
| ach Bitters, a tonic aperient which pro-
1 duces effects prompt, indeed, but never
I violent and convulsing. The purity of
I its botanic ingredients, its unobjection-
able flavor, its genial influence upon the
mind, and the thoroughness of its retne- j in tiie cjf.. wanting a hat or bonnet,
complaint" and’dys°Pe“ia? 'SSe'to ‘hat we will trim them and guaran-
renderit a most desirable .specific. It in- fee satisfaction or no sale. We call
creases both physical vigor and substance, j pUt up as neat handkerchief turbans
tranqmhzeo and invigorates the nervous ! as any one. Call and see our stock
; Wore purchasing elsewhere
about the average dose. DLN’NEI I cC GO.
We don't want Sherman to run
our town completely, so we will ex-
hibit one hundred and fifty new
styles of ladies’ untrimmed hats and
bonnets, choicest flowers and orna-
ments, and we will say to any lady
Oefice of Sam’i. Star & Co. )
Dkmson, June 18, 1879 )
To our Friends and Customers'.
From and after this day we will offer
our entire stock of goods at greatly re-
duced prices, in order to close out (if low
prices will do it) all the stock contained
in our present quarters.
We will soon move into our new and
laige establishment, at tlie corner ot
Austin avenue and Main street, in tiie
double building now in course oflerection
f n-1 s, and preparatory to moving we will
offer special inducements 10 decrease our
As the prices we me now prepared to
offer are so very low, we shall have to
confine ouisel/es strictly to the Cash
System. This rule will be strictly ob-
served throughout this special sale, as the
prices at which we sell will not admit of
a deviation in favor of any of our cus-
When we enter our new building, wc
shall again offer short credits to such of
our former patrons as have shown them-
selves worthy of our confidence.
Wo will, in enterirg our new quarters,
enter upon the seventh year ol our identi-
fication with Denison. We will then Ire
able to say, with pride and satisfaction,
that we have the grandest establishment
of the kind in tiie State, Galveston, per-
Several new features are to be added, of
which mention will be made in due time.
We shall open with an immense stock,
.which will be carefully selected.
We feel that we owe much of our busi-
ness success to our honbrable and alright-
forwnrd dealing, and avoidance of mis-
representations of any kind, and we feel
bound, both in honor and policy, to con-
tinue “to fight it out on that line.”
In conclusion, we will say that during
the next few weeks we shall from time to
time offer special sales, of which due an-
nouncement will be made through the
newspapers or pamphlets.
With these few remarks, and soliciting
a call, wa remain the public’s obedient
Sam i. Star Sc Co.
Everybody in Denison and the neigh-
borhood knows or ought lo, that Guiteau
Ac Waldron are giving the best satisfac-
tion as Druggists of any housa who lias
ever represented the business in the citv,
both as regards the quality of their goods
and the care with which thev compound
and dispense medicines, as also their very
moderate prices. Stf
Which is Cheapest.
her influence does and will continue
to extend over, can be ridden over
in a day. The circle of influence in
railroad matters is a little larger, hut
both have a limit, and not very dis-
tant cither. These two interests are
capable of supporting just so many
people; no more. IIow many?
Have we reached the limit? It is
pleasant to imagine a grand future.
We talk to strangers about “the big-
gest town in Texas.” “We have
the inside track on our neighbor,’
“These railroads are going to do so
and so,” “Wc have st e 1 our wor t
A package of Duke’s Durham, contain-
ing twenty pipe-fulls ot the best smoking
tobacco made, or one common cigar?
Each costs ten rents. I 19 iy dACw
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Mrs. Baidrick would respectfully call
the attention of the ladies of Denison to
her large and elegant invoice of millinery
goods just received from the east, consist-
ing of all the latest novelties of the
season. She is also prepared to do
fashionable dressmaking, having in her
employ several experienced dress
makers. Ap 25 tf
An Income Without Caro.
By the combination method of onerat-
* ing stocks a handsome profit can be sc-
I cured without care. Capital in any
j amount from $10 to $50,000, can be used
| with equal proportionate success. By
i this svstern Messrs. Lawrence Ac Co.,
Bankers, N. Y., pool the orders of thous-
ands of customers, of various sums, into
one vast amount, and co-operate them
under the most skillfull management, di-
viding profits monthly. Each shaie-
holder thus obtains ail the adva tages
of the largest capital and experienced
skill, and the per centage of profits is
very great; $20 will pay $100 in thirty
days; $250 will return $1,825, or 74 Per
cent- on the stock, and so on as the mar-
ket varies. A prominent publisher ot
the Rock Island (111 ) Daily Argus, made
$104.15 on an investment of $20.00 in
October. Hundreds of otheis are doing
even better. Messrs . Lawrence & Co.’s
new circular has two unerring rules for
success in stock operations, and full in-
formation, so that any one can deal in
stocks. All kinds of bonds and stocks
wanted. New Government bonds sup-
plied. Deposits received. Apply to
Lawrence & Co., Bankers, 57 Exc .ange
place, N.Y. _
A. R. COLLINS & CO-
Texus Land Agency.
The above reliable firm established in
1S72, offer for sale in tracts to suit the
purchaser upwards of 500,000 acres of
choice agricultural, stock and fruit lands,
located in Northern Texas. Special at-
tention to lands in Grayson county. Ol-
fer 100,000 acres west of Denison, along
the line of the Denison Si Pacific R. R.
Suitable for cotton, wheat, corn, oats,
vegetables, fruit or stock. Unimproved,
from $3 to $5 per acre; improved, from
$10 to $2; per acre. This firm, having
had yeirs of experience in this branch
ot business, are thoroughly posted as to
lands, land titles, etc. Land scrip bought,
sold or located on choice lands in the
days; “Wc are steadily growing up, celebrated Pan Handle of Texas. Parties
But to come down to
what new fields are we
adding to our support? We are
holding our own splendidly. We
have asserted our position among
thinking ot emigrating to this state will
do well to address them for their land
paper, “The Texas Bonanza,” (enclose
stamp.) Lands shown free of charge, by
A. R. Collins Ac Co., office Alamo Hotel,
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