The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 43, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 28, 1886 Page: 4 of 4
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City Boot Store I
Tte ■ **sif I**—BurHans.
It li war Mm "IllkiW pax*)*.
P K 8 ct*. at Weisman’s.
Steel naila at Robinson’s.
Mr. Ow» McCarthy will tenowf too different
Utei af Irani la Ma gmrdaa. thia ipdif.
New stock dress buttons at Weia-
A party, whaaa hastens te aakaown, wart
care pad apar Mr. Bd Parry** raskteacs, la the
■■terra part ad tha city.
Buck's Brilliant stoves at Robin-
Mr. Jaha Haary Haaaan te working ia tire Job
priatiag hrerea ot A. D. Aldridga A Co.. Online
Ha at pacta ta rteit Daateaa ia a tear days.
Nansook checks 10 cts. at Weis-
Tha Soa* n—relMn of (he carnival bail at tha
cyan Spate. March a have raquaatad tha Gazst-
rmaa ta state that ao lady will ba permitted ta sa-
Quick Meal Gasoline stoves at
Mai* Msagbe aatarad upon tba duties af post
Master Mite day. Tbs Major took bold like aa old
bead, aad wa baiter* will give oar paopla tbs fall-
Nansook checks, P K widths, 8
• proprietor <
i tea Cl* tin
r of tbs DenisonCaady Works la-
nxsTTBBit that bis wbotessls bosiaass
bas alresst deabted witbia tba part month. Thia
is aa it Shareld be. Pntraalea bona industry sad
ba happy. Is tba Gaasrrsaa’a motto.
Genuine Glidden barb wire at
Than rttli b* satvisas ia tbs Prssbytarinn church
to-day te it o'clock a. a., sad 7 :J» p- m. Roe. J.
B. Walls,accompanted by bia alegar, Mr. Swayna,
will begin revival services in tba Presbyterian
church Wednesday night.
Ladies’ underwear at co«t at
Tba pspalsr dry goods hovas of Waterman Mar
A Co. sonde a largs number of copiss at this issus
sf tbs 8 lip DAT Gunmin to thair patrons in tba
Indian Territory, with tba oomplimenu of the
calico and gingham at
Tha cape af tha State ns. N. M. Las, who was
1 attempt on tbs life of Cabo Bur-
r, wan called la tba Recorder's court Tuesday
__soon at a o'clock. Ires was bound aver in the
Pf .»office t
Receiving spring goods dailv at
Oar cipaens wiU rsgrst ta hoar that a shadow
bas fatten upon tbs bsassbsld af Mr. Jaaa Hoarr.
who lusldsa ia St. Louis. Last Moadar Mr. and
Mrs. Heart's little girl baby died. Tba child was
oaa month sad tea days aid.
Vaccine virus fresh at Star Drug
Ssais psepte hare got tba sotteo ia their hand*
that it was th* tatsatioa of the city reporter of this
paper te So Mr. Butgowsr aa intentional injury in
tha report of tba fracas last Saturday, home peo-
ple bad bolter take the notion ont of their hand*,
as era have ao fssltag ia tba matter whatever.
1} “Belmont” steel nails are the very
best. Lee per, Lingo & Co.
Mrs. Birk. while returning to her home from a
visit la tba aorth part of the city, last Wednesday
afternoes, was accosted by a suspicious individual
oa tbs cacasr te Hoastea sysnus sad Soars street.
Frees a rap raeortsd oa tba bead, with a tittle hand
satchel, by tbs lady, the scoundrel was made to
bailees teat It waa beat to relinquish hie bold.
Robinson makes a specialty of
roofing and sheet metal work.
The case af the State ve. Wm. Turley, charged
with making aa tods cant assault upon tha sta-
yaar-oid daughter of B. C. Roberta, waa called la
) name a Adaare’ coart Friday. Maun. Russell a
Gilbert appeared tar the deduce, and the state wen
vepreenteted by K. M. Steadifer. Tbs J udge bound
Turley aver ta tba sum af pp.
upper ia the
Tba ladles wiN giro a
halidiag oa the evening af March 9, ter the beeedt
Of the Youag Mae's Christian Association. Tba
Iodise bay* been work leg hard with hopes of
■ shlag tba undertaking a success,and U now rests
with our liberal hearted rrtnau to sestet them aad
thereby recourses tbs teeCitntioa.
Stylish goods at Weisman’s.
Col. ). li. I .suing, tap res sating Dr. Prentice,
the eelsibreted eye, ear sad chronic disease doctor,
who ba* base meeting with great success st Port
Worth daring tbs part month, was ia tea city Inn*
Thursday srrmnging ter tba Doctor's visit of s few
weeks la Sbsrmss, where be wishes to see those
Hay dock Bro’s. buggies are mov-
in the front ranks. Buy no other.
Lee per, Lingo & Co.
Manfod late Thursday evening, Feb. s$. Mr. A.
S. Malcolm te Mrs. Charles Copeland. The cere
many waa conducted by Rev. Mr. Sherwood, at the
residence of Mrs. Cope land, oa Gaady strut. Tbs
tsAiBTTsan entered* congratulations and wishes
Mr. and Mr*. Malcolm all Ike hap pises* and health
aad prosperity obtainable oa this earth.
The Quick Meal gasoline stove
for 1686 is nearly perfection.
F. B. Brown, bettor knows as Higb-Tooe
Brown, te Stopping ia th* city at present. It was
tbs intention of Mr. Brown to conduct the local
columas of the Morning News, but recent changoe
have steers* the programme. However, we wel.
coaue High-Toae to our city. He ia a whole-
eosted Bohemias. and one ol the bright news
paper mi ot the state.
New goods at Weisman’s.
Everybody,or nearly everybody, will remember
the * te* an pwaate, aad what a sensation it created
aaUl solved. Well, there is another puzsle called
the 'Mikado.” which te setting the people 00
Hie with anxiety, so to speak, in the northern
cities. The inventor of the same offers iiooo k> the
party unravelling thia little pnaxle. Fred Hughes
has jott received a tew of them and thorn wishing
to participate ia th* contest lor the prize, bad hot-
ter commence early.
Robinaon’s hardware house was
recommended by the Farmers’ Alli-
ance executive committee at Sher-
man on the 20th.
Tha city reporter of the Giiittizz called at
tbs residence where the him aits tragedy took
pine*. This waa Friday. The condition ct the
pedut was such that ao one waz permitted to ea-
ter the room. The report published in the Gaz-
STTtzs, of the tragedy, is correct. The supposi-
tion teal chloroform was administered to Conductor
Csofck te merely e hypothuia. There Is a faint
glimmer of hope that Kimmte.who sums to po* -
seen wonderful vitality, may recover.
Buy the “Banner” cotton planter.
Lee per, Lingo
i i i m 1
_ _ _ _Headquartera for-
the ZF^iE^zkdHEZRzS’ a t .tjaitoe
Downs all competion, and again knocks high prices higher than Ha-
man. He has just received a $15,000 Dry Goods stock bought
of C. W. Batsell, of Sherman, combined with his own amounting
And for next Sixty Days will offer the entire atoek at prlo-
ea ranging Arom fifty cents on the dollar to actual coat.
Call early and aeeure Great Bargaina, Look out for
and Local Advertlwemen tas.
Prior to Receiving our New Stock of Carpets, we will offer our entire line of
On hand, at Prices to Suit all.
Garden tool* at Robinson’s.
We direct the sttentitm of the C.xtSTTZas
readers to the edvertiamnent of Mr. R. M. Blag in
this issue. This te tba Rock Bottom botree ia
prices In Dcaisoe. Mr. Blag agrees to sell his
goods at Sfty cents on the dollar, snd is many In-
stancea st act sal cost. He te just in receipt of
teSsoao worth of geode from C. W. Batsell, of
No gasoline stove equals the
A fine assortment of ladies’ black
silk hose and black silk Spanish lace
at the Star Store.
Mr. F. L. Roods, representing Messrs. H. K.
Buckten Jk Co., Chicago, proprietors at "Dr.
King's New Discovery** end "Electric Bitters,”
two patent medicines that have a world-wide rep-
utation, was ia the city Friday sad called at the
Gassttsss office to renew his contract for stiver
timing. We have boon doing advertising for this
Srm for the past thru years and have found them
to be honorable sod reliable gentlemen.
Remnants of carpets at half value.
Sale commences to-day at the Star
Car load and bedrock prices.
Leeper, Lingo & Co.
One evening I set weak te Mr. and Mr*. Bom and
Miss Lillie were entering their apartments ia tba
second story af the Hanns-treepor building, they
stumbled over a man who bad taken np hi* lodg-
ing ia the hallway adjoining their rocune. On In
veetlgelioo he proved to bo a suspicious character,
and it is believed that he bad secreted himself for
no good. By requut of Mr. Bom tee fellow
shipped. There have bun too many bad tanking
men around Denison during the put two weeks,
and it bohoovos the police to kocp thinned eye* on
The GAiimis will devote particular attention
to railroad matters, more especially of a local
character. This will be one of the leading features
of this paper. We desire the co-operation ol rail-
way employes. If you know of any railway news
call or communicate with the GusTTtss.
Trainmaster Daffin, on the H. & T. C.
railway, was in the city the past week.
Conductor Singer, of the Memphis &
Charleston railway, was in the city
Baggage mas ter Hanna, of the Gulf, Col-
orado & Santa Fe, was in the city Thurs-
Col. Haynes, superintendent of motive
power on the Missouri Pacific, was in the
At the railroad shop, work is reported
on a boom, engines being compelled to
double out as soon as they come in. The
railroad boys are correspondingly happy.
Conductor Kingsley, ot the Morgan,
Louisana & Texas railway was in the city
the past week.
Passenger Engineer Andy Blair, of the
Pacific, has dunuded his face of a luxu-
rious growth of whiskers.
It seems like old times to hear the sten-
torian voice of lack Larragan sing out,
"come boys and take a drink.’’
There is a good chance for J. R. Mur-
phy being appointed to the position of
roadmaster on the Pacific.
Jim Beggs the popular passanger con-
ductors on the Pacific, is the peerless
story teller. Jim was shaking up a large
crowd with laughter on Main street Wed-
Col. J. B. Van Dyne, formerly general
superintendent of the Missouri and Kan-
sas division of the Pacific, was in the city
the past week.
Mr. Neal Smith, who was one of the
pioneer engineers of the M. K. & T. was
in the city the past week on a vist to his
brother Pete, who ts passanger engineer
trees, clevises, etc.
Leeper, Lingo & Co.
on the Pacific.
Hank Gordon, who has been railroading
in Mexico for the past three years and
recently on the Pacific, will return to
Mexico in a few days.
Jack Larrigan, an old M. K. & T. boy,
after an absence of several years, is in the
. city. Jack is an old thoroughbred, and
Collars, single- has a host ot friends here. We under-
stand that he will enter the service of the
Lou Case, formerly passenger conduc-
The circulation ot the Gaxbttbbk ,U increasing
very rapidly in the Indian Territory; it circulates
in all parts ot the Creek* Choctaw and Chickasaw
nations* and we have a tew subscribers ia the
Cherokee nation. The Gacbttbbr is a paper
that believes in the fullest sense that the Indians
should be protected in their rights, and will look
with disfavor upon any national legislation that
has in view the dismemberment of the Indian
J. Weisman, of J. Weisman &
Co., is now in N. Y. and will select
one of the largest and most complete
stocks of spring goods ever opened
in this city. They have received
some new styles which they would
like to show you.
British canvas for oil painting at
Star Drug Store.
Report of the Ladies Belief Committee.
At a meeting of the Ladies’ Relief Society
held oa the a$th imL. the reports from the differ'
ent wards were as follows:
Kim Ward—No calks.
Second Ward—Expended $18*50.
Third Ward-Expended $11.05.
Fourth Ward—No calls.
The above amounts were paid out for food, fuel*
clothing and medicine. In no case, according to
the constitution, is money allowed to be given.
We would strain remind our citiaens that donations
of clothing* shoes* etc., can be used to a good pur
posa. Mbs. R. W. Welsh* Sectry.
A fine assortment of ladies’ black
silk hose and black silk Spanish lace
at the Star Store.
You can buy the “Charter Oak”
cook stove of
Leeper, Lingo & Co.
At a meeting of Gate City Assembly* No. S63S,
K. of Ire.* at their rooms. Union Hall* Main street,
on Monday e vening, Feb. 15. Mrs. Freabour, 00
behalf of the ladies ot the Assembly, pi
to that body sbeautiful embossed.
illustrated Bible. On motion, the beautiful pres
eat was received aad the following resolution
Resolved, That the thanks of the Assembly are
due, and are hereby tendered, to Mrs. Kres hour and
the lady members' of Gate City Asaembly, No.
>6j8. tor the handsome present, which was carried
unanimously by a rising vote.
Scott Fkassr, Sec’y.
Hot ). if. Carlisle, Superintendent of the Public
1 of Whit—horn, la a candidate tor the re*
1 of Superintendent of Public lo-
» him for the place, snd the citiaens of
>are pushing his claims before the pub-
lic. Prof, Carlisle la a practical educator, and it
to |iwf such A man we want at the head of educ
tto**l affairs in Texas. The Gabbttbbr will dis-
cs* this gitetof— is future issues.
Leeper, Lingo k Oo.
claim to be carrying the largest and
most complete line of shelf and
heavy hardware in North Texas.
0- L. 8. 0.
The following is the programme of the C. L S.
C.. for Monday, March 1, 1886.
Roll Call—Quotation* from Longfellow.
Table Talk—Longfellow’s personal history,
Paper—Longfellow in Italy............Rev. Tynes
"Ingentha”....................Miss Caddie Lingo
*• Venice**....................Miss Hattie Williams
•• Victoria Col loan a”....................Mrs. Mills
**The Old Bridge at Florence.....Mrs. Wilkinson
Discussion by J/lub—“ Priscilla” and •• Evange-
Recitation—To **H. W. L.M by James Russell
Paper—History of the old house which Longfel-
low made his home.............. .Capt. Webster
Reading—"Michael Angelo"......Mrs. Marshall
Mas. J. B. Warms,
Y. M. C. A.’s rooms. Assistant Secretary.
Hoes, rakes, etc.
Leeper, Lingo & Co.
The pupils ol Mm Walker’s room celebrated
Longfellow’* birthday with appropriate exercises,
conducted under the eutpicc* of the Q. V. Society.
The school room was decorated with flowers, pic
lures, etc. Oa the front board were sketched a
portrait of Lonffeilow ; also, hi* home, the well-
known "Crain Houae.” Miss Laura Nicewarner
isth* artist, oi room. No. t. The following i,The
Music— Footsteps ot Angels................School
Biography......................Mias Leota Jones
Rechatiou—Children’s Hour......Miss C. Mvere
** Ladder oi St. Augustine,
Miss Deice Murray
Rainy Day----oMix* Carrie Johnson
“ The Children... Miss Nellie Walton
Music—A Gleam oi Sunshine, Mizees lime*. Sims
Murray, Francis and Ctemc
Kaaay— Evangeline...........Mte* Julia Webster
Recitations—The Village Blacksmith,
Miss Luda Sims
" The Haunted Chamber,
Miss Laura Nicewarner
Music—When the Mists base Roiled Away.
Master Kick Fairbanks
** Psalms of IJU.....Mix, G. Webster
Criticism........................Mias Bell Porter
tor on the Pacific, is holding down a
freight train on the Gulf, Colorado Si
Santa Fe out of Ft. Worth.
"Box” Moore, a well known freight
conductor on the Iron Mountain, was in
the city the early part of the week.
The'Pacific pav car did not arrive until
General Manager, A. A. Talmage, of
the Wabaah system, passed through the
city the past week going South.
Mike Hanna has left Houston and is at
work on the section under Mike Sweeney.
Mike sends word that he is coming to
Denison to take a hand in the Spring
J. W. McLagin, freight conductor on
the Hannibal Division of the Pacific, was
in the city the early part of the week.
The general headquarters for all the
railway boys is Dr. Hanna’s drug house.
The doctor, Howard and Blanche are
great favorites with the Pacific employes.
George Bartholomew, the Pacific yard
master, is original in some respects,
George’s hair is always banged over his
eyes, and he has a way of putting things
that always draws a smile from the list-
General Roadmaster Taylor of the Pa-
cific was in the city the early part of the
R. R. Robbins, late ticket agent of the
Pacific, intends to make Denison his
future home. Mr. Robbins’ finances are
in such a healthy state that he can take
the world easy until something turns up
to suit hitn.
J. D. Kerrigan, who has been in Mexia
for the past tour years as locomotive en-
gineer, was in the city the past week.
Kerrigan was en route to Missouri on a
visit to his parents.
Doc. Casey, the popular roadmaster of
the Pacific on the Choctaw Division,
came in on the pay car Tuesday.
B&ggagemaster W’uddy of the Texas
Pacific was in the city the past week.
Business is getting better in freight
circles on the Pacific.
We understand that Johnny Adams,
formerly passenger conductor on the Pa-
cific, is on the south end ot the H. & T.
Dr. Cobb, of Caddo, was in the city
Mr. Chas. Lowe and bride, of Caddo,
were guests in the city.
C. M. Kerner, of the bosses of the
McAlester coal mines, was in the city
H. F. Murray, of the Indian police,
was in the citv Monday.
Capt. Good, of the Choctaw nation,
was in the city Monday.
Mr. Dave "Pruitt, of Atoka county,
Choctaw nation, was on our stree'ts
Mr. Jas. Gheen, who is engaged in the
stock business in the Choctaw nation,
was in the city Tuesday.
Judge To be Love and tamily, of the
Chickasaw nation, were in the city
J. D.Fort, who has a ranch on the Ar-
kansas river, Cherokee nation, was in the
Supt. Johnson, of Bloomfield Acade-
my, was in the citv the latter part of the
B. C. Still, of the Cherokee nation,
was in the city Thursday.
Frank B vrd", treasurer of the Chicka-
saw nation, was in the city Wednesday.
M. C. Overton, one of the leading
planters of the Chickasaw nation, was in
the city the early pan of the week. Mr.
Overton disposed of several bales of cot-
ton and subscribed for the Gazkttekr.
Capt. Lee Hall, the agent of the Kiowa
and Arrapahoe Indians, was in the city
the past week.
Mr. H. F. Witt, one ot the leading cat-
tlemen of the Chickasaw nation, was in
the city the early part of the week. He
makes Erin Springs his headquarters.
Mr. John Rennie, who has been in the
city several days, left for his home, at
Mr. Frank Shaffer, formerly Pacific
agent at Stringtown, and who is now en-
gaged in merchandising at Kiowa, Choc-
taw nation, was in the city Tuesday.
Jordan Rabbit, a full blood Choctaw,
who resides on the Kimishi, was in the
Geo. Massey came over from Colbert,
Ex-judge Mashburne, jof Panola coun-
ty, was in the city Wednesday.
Guy Abcnathy, a cattleman ot the
Choctaw nation," was in the city last
Palmer Mosley, superintendent of edu-
cational matters, Chickasaw nation,
in the city Wednesday.
a society column is an mdispcnabte feature of a
weekly newspaper, but it cannot be made a succes
without the assistance of friends. If yon know of
any society news, never mind how trivial, report to
the Gaisttiis halls, parties, sociables, the de-
parture aad arrival of friends; remember that the
Gszsttssb will publish tee same with pleasure.
The Misses Eloise and Julia Euper, sis-
ters to Mr. J. A. Euper, arrived in the
city Tuesday from Gainesville and have
been spending the week in the city. The
young ladies have been stopping in
Gainesville the past year. Miss Julia will
return to Fort Worth.
Miss Abey Richardson, a charming
voung lady of Osage Mission in Kansas
will spend a fortnight in the city the guest
ot Mrs. Furlong on Scullin Ave.
The Knights of Labor observed Wash-
ington’s birthday with a grand ball at the
Gallagher Hall. The attendance was quite
large, about seventy-five couples partici-
pating in the dance. There was no for-
mality, no attempt at a lurid display of
ball room toilets, it was a free and easy
social event, without the conventionality
of ball room etiquette. We never saw a
more happy lot of people, and we doubt
very much if a more agreeable affair has
taken place this season. The music was
splendid; Prof. Rosenberg with his band
of five musicians did themselves credit.
The hall was beautifully decorated with
evergreens and there was a proper display
of the national colors. The ball opened
with the grand march at about 9 o’clock
and the merry dancers did not disperse
until long after the dial had pointed the
One of the greatest society events in
the history of Parsons, Kan., took place
the past week, the marriage of Miss Hattie
C. Bing to Wm. Lehman was solemnized.
Every one turned out to do honor to the
couple. The costumes of the following
ladies, who are frequent visitors to our
city, wsll be read with interest:
Mrs. W. K. Maxwell, gown of black
Spanish guimpure lace, overslip of black
satin, moire sash, garniture consisting of
flots ot pink and blue narrow ribbons,
high coiffure en poudre, surmounted with
pink and blue ostrich tips; diamonds.
Mrs. “Chick” Warner, frock of cream
Spanish lace over satin same shade, gar-
niture of cream satin ribbons, Roman
pearls and fine Bowers, hair en pompa-
Mrs. Ben Brown, costume of black
satin mcrvelleaux, richly jetted cuirass
waist, Roman gold and diamond orna-
ments, hair arranged high clasped with
Miss Lida Daniels who resides near
Kentucky town, has been in the city the
past week the guest of friends.
Mrs. Hunn of Denton was in the city
the early part of the week, visiting her
sister, Mrs. Barbour, on Fannin Ave.
Miss Jennie Wheeler of Cambridge is
visiting Miss Libbie Manners on West
One evening during the past week a
young gentleman of this city escorted a
tair maiden to a hop. While there a
misunderstanding arose between them,
whereupon he refused toescoit her home.
Of course this was very unsatisfactory to
the family of the young lady and trouble
was looked for. The young lady was con-
sidered at fault by her parents and it is
believed thet she was confined in a room
for three davs as a means of punishment,
and that she is to be sent to a convent.
Mrs. P. F. Henley of Gainesville, wife
of conductor Henley of the Mo. Pac. Ry.,
was in tire city last week visiting her Den-
ison triends. Mr. and Mrs. Henley were
former residents of Denison and havn’t
lost all of their charms for their first love
—Denison. The Gazetteer looks for-
ward to the day with great anxiety, when
Mr. Henley and his most excellent wife
will return to reside.
Miss Imogene Walker, one of the teach-
ers of the public schools, suffered trom
sore eyes the first part of the week, but
lias now recovered.
The Gazetteer learns that a good
number of the ladies in Denison have de-
cided to adopt a style in vogue in the
eastern cities. The ladies are to select a
certain day in the week which will be
known as "reception day.” For instance,
some will have Tuesday, some Wednes-
day, and some Thursday. Bv this wav
the ladies visiting one another may rely
on finding the lady whom they wish to
visit at home. The day to be designated
on their visiting cards,
Mrs. Dr. Rhea who has been visiting
friends in Greenville, will return to her
Denison home to-day. The doctor went
after her Saturday.
The Bachelors’ Club and friends tend-
ered Mr. and Mrs. James D. Leeper of
Coleman, Tex., a complimentary hop at
the Colonnade Hotel, Friday evening.
Mrs. P. F. Henley of Gainesville called
at the Gazetteer Thursday and renewed
her subscription for another year.
The report that young Mr. Nicewarner
was recently married, is premature, he is
still on the list.
Misse Jenuie and Lee Rue were in the
city last Sunday, to attend the funeral of
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Daugherty’s little son.
Washington’s birthday was celebrated
by a large number of private hops.
Most Be Seen
To be appreciated. At the Star
Store, just in by express, a hand-
some line of embroidered dress pat-
On retiring from the editorship of the Morning
News, Mr. Moss Harris gives utterance to some
bold, brave words. Harris is a writer who is never
at a loss for s moment to express himself in clear,
lucid and forcible language. No one need group
in the dark xs to his meaning. While we do not
approve ot his course, on some public questions,
our admiration for him as a newspaper man is
none the leas sincere. He is, unquestionably, one
of the brightest newspaper men in tee state, and
the good work that he has done to advance the
material interests of Denison should not be for-
To TH* Snow Pboflx —Murray’* Stesm Print-
ing House is the best equipped printing establish-
ment in North Texas. Companies wishing three
sheet posters, half sheet hangers, large and small
dates, programmes, streamers, dodgers, flyer*,
etc., will do well to call. Show printing a specialty.
The Wizard Oil Concert company is in
the lower part of the state.
M. B. Curtis did a good business dur-
ing his visit of two weeks in Texas.
Kate Claxton will visit Texas next
month. She has a date at Waco on the
The “Mikado,” by Denison young
ladies and gentlemen, will probably be
the next attraction at the McDougall.
Denison, Dallas and Fort Worth have
each been deprived of visits from the the-
atrical profession during the past week.
Dallas amatuers are rehearsing the
Mikado, for the production of the same
at the Dallas opera house shortly.
Asa Runyan is credited with making an
immense Koko—in fact he is better than
the original Koko himself.
W. J. Scanlan and Bidwell Stock Com-
pany are the principal attractions in the
state at present.
Stuttz Dramatic Company was in Lake
Charles, La., Friday and Saturday ev-
The Warwick Dramatic Company pre-
sented the “Phoenix” at Gray’s Opera
House, Houston, Saturday evening.
Mrs. J. I. Lighthail, with the “Dia-
mond King” Concert company, was giv-
ing open air performances at Waco last
The amusements in Denison tor the
past week have consisted ot balls, con-
certs, parties, candy pullings and progres-
The Edward Clifford Dramatic Com-
pany was at Weatherford a few days
since. We suppose this company is on
its way to the Pacific coast.
We hpve heard that Annie Pixley’s
opening1 night -at the Tremont opera
house, Galveston, reached eighty dollars.
What’s the matter with Sherman?
W. J. Scanlan will amuse the Wacoites
next Wednesday evening with “Peek-a-
Boo” song and “Shane-na-lan,” his new
“Zozo,” the grand spectacular drama,
is booked at the McDougall for next No-
vember. This will be -something grand.
The play is on the order ot the “Black
Charlotte Thompson, who has a date
at the McDougall for next Tuesday eve-
ning, will hardly fill the same, owing to a
disposition to be conspicuously absent in
W. J. Scanlan is booked to appear at
the Fort Worth opera house, next Thurs-
day evening, in his new play of “Shane-
na-lan.” This is a fresh play by J.
Armory Knox, of Texas Siftings.
Bidwell’s Stock Company’s engage-
ment at Dallas, according to the News,
was not a financial success. This isn’t
the only company that met with poor
business in Dallas this season.
The Barnum and London Shows, under
Bamum, Cole, Hutchinson and Cooper,
will begin their season at the Madison
Square Garden March 29, with a larger
organization than has ever been seen in
The manager of the Fort Worth opera
house, we learn, offered Bidwell’s Stock
Company a guarantee of eight hundred
dollars for two performances, but owing
to matters not known to the Gazetteer,
the company did not visit Fort Worth at
» The Fort Worth Mirror says: "Blanche
Curtisse, with an accent on the last sylla-
ble and a roll of the ‘r,’ who played here
a while back in ‘Only a Farmer’s Daugh-
ter,’ is playing, with her splendid
‘troupe,’ at the ten cent theater in New
Orleans.” If she does no better there
than she did in Denison, the Gazetteer
is of the opinion that ten cents is a high
The McDougall opera house has, tor
the past week, and in all probability will,
during the coming week, enjoy a season
of interrupted quietude—but when it
does open its doors we hope to see it
crowded with Denison's amusement-
loving people, provided there is some-
thing good on the boards.
Sisson & Cawthome’s “Little Nug-
gets” comedv company commenced a
three night’s engagement at Gray’s opera
house, Houston, last Tuesday evening.
This is another company playing at re-
duced prices. The company is spoken of
In very high terms, and is said to be
the equal of many charging -fifty cents
and one dollar.
The so-called young ladies’ base ball
club was in Houston again last Tuesday.
Houston is reported as being a dead show
town, but from the number of visits made
by this so-called young ladies’ base ball
club, we should judge that female ball
playing was the popular pastime indulged
in by the amusement-loving people of
Houston. No wonder the drama is be-
low par in that city. ,.
Mikado, to be produced by home talent
at the McDougall opera house shortly, is
being rehearsed, and trom the sample
listened to the other night, through the
telephone, we can assure our citizens that
this opera will be creditably rendered by
the Denison ladies and gentlemen taking
part in the same.
Prof. H. Cooke, acknowledged King of
Spirit Mysteries, assisted by the wonder-
ful clairvoyant and mind reader. Miss
Louisa Bremond, will give an exhibition
at the opera house, Marshall, Tuesday
Manager G rune wall, of the Galveston
and Dallas opera houses, has closed a
contract with Lawrence Barrett for his
appearance in Galveston April 12, 13 and
^4, and D^las April 19 and ao.
ROBINSON, “TOE HARDWARE
The “Little Nugget” company, which
met with good success during their en-
gagement at Grav’s Opera House, Hous-
ton, last week, gave a performance Friday
evening for the benefit of Mrs. Williams,
wife of Henry Williams, who was shot in
that city a few weeks since by young
Bidwell’s Stock Company that occu-
pied the boards at the McDougall, Satur-
day evening a week ago, was the best
dramatic event of the season, and those
who failed to see this excellent company
in the historical drama of “Taken From
Life” missed a performance, its equal
seldom seen on the boards at our opera
house, and for a Saturday night turn out
we think, speaks very well for the appre-
ciation Denison people have for first-class
The harp, on which the great Irish
poet, Tom Moore, played, is now in the
possession of Mr Childs, of Philadelphia,
who granted Mr. W. J. Scanlan, the tal-
ented young Irish comedian ,now making
a tour of Texas, permission to photo-
graph it to present to admiring friends
throughout the country. A dramatic
club of Houston was presented with one
the other day as a token of esteem from
Prof. Andress, whom our people will
remember as being with us last year with
«his carnival of novelties and trained ani-
mal show, is now in the state. The Pro-
fessor is now traveling over the country
in his own car, carrying a large specialty
company of acrobats, tumblers, contor-
tionists, jugglers and musical mokes. He
also has 25 educated tropical birds, 10
performing Brazilian dogs, assisted by his
wonderful clown dog, Fritz, a herd of
performing Rocky Mountain goats and a
superb silver cornet band of ten pieces.
He was in Mineola Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday, and may possibly visit Deni-
son before leaving the state.
The Dallas News has the following to
say about the Bidwell Stock Company
and the failure of this company to en-
thuse Dallas drama-loving people. Say
what you please about Denison, but she
always gives first-class companies visiting
pany gave "Taken From
audience, closing an
ibitiun of apathy and
us a good reception :
The Bidwell Stock Core _
Lite** last evening to a small auuicucc* uuasug au
engagement that proved as unsatisfactory in a fi-
nancial sense as it was successful in point of merit
and artistic work. No apparent cause can be ad-
duced for this marked exhibition of ai
indifference on the part of the Dai
toward a series of the most finished and intellect
ually brilliant entertainments ever given at the
opera house. The mere facts are stated; the
causes are beyond the ken of mortal apprehen-
sion. Theoretically* the public majr sigh tor high
art; practically* the measure of their esthetic am-
bition is filled with—a cheap chromo. "Alvin
Joalin,** "Victor Durand**—but why institute a
comparison that, in the light of recent events* will
seem dire irony?
Must Have Boom.
Prior to opening our spring stock,
we will offer some special bargains
in carpets and curtains at the Star
Little Bed Passes Beyond.
It was a beautiful day in December
while our reporter was strolling down
Main street, that his attention was called
to a baby buggy’ that stood on the side-
walk in front of Hallenbeck’s. In the
crib lay a child that was 6nuggly tucked
up, only the face being visible. While we
stood looking into the crib, the father
came out and we made the rematk,
“Charley, what a pretty baby you’ have.
The mother, we thought, heard the re-
mark, and an expression of exaltation
suffused the lady’s face. The father and
mother were Mr. and Mrs. Charles T.
The babe that lay in the craddle is dead.
It was the most perfect picture ot health
that we ever saw; great fat dimpled
cheeks, red pouting lips and soft blue
eyes, that beamed with an expression of
joy. Little did we dream that in the short
space of a few weeks the little form would
be blighted by the touch of death, and the
beautiful immage ot loveliness and inno-
cence be consigned to the tomb.
There are some periods in human life
when we become reconciled to death, but
when the little ones are taken from us, it
is a loss that no earthly power can com-
pensate, under such circumstances even
what is known in the world as Christian
resignation is a poor boon to sooth the
lacerated hearts of parents. Little Ned,
at the time of his death, had just crawled
the threshold of one year. The child was
teething and fell into a stupor from
which it never rallied. The disease baffled
the skill and cunning ot our best phy-
sicians, and on Sunday, Feb. 21, little
Ned left his father and mother for what
many believe is a better world.
The child in death was even more beau-
tiful than in life. Death had robbed the
cheeks of that lovely bloom which only
children have, the lustre erf the eyes was
dimmed, but there was about the little
mute face that immaculate purity which
was as white and delicate as the marble
that dots the resting place of the loved
and lost who have gone beyond.
The tuneral service took place from the
family residence on Woodard street and
was largely attended by those who sym-
pathized with the father and mother. The
remains were interred in Fair View cem-
etery, close beside his aunt Hattie Daugh-
erty-CoUins. And now we leave the pa-
rente to their griet, for sorrow is always
holy and sacred and never more so then
in the case when the first born is snatched
away. It seems to us that there can be
nothing more appalling to our human
sympathy than the picture of such loss;
it is travisity to attempt to doubt it.
Most Have Boom.
Prior to opening oar spring stock,
we will offer some special bargains
in carpets and curtains at the Star
The Mews of the Week Boiled Down ter
Warm, cioudy and dusty expresses the
condition of the weather —The gaeat
case of Burgower vs. Lee was postponed
until to-morrow..........We understand J.
T. and W. B. Munson, Dr. Feilds and
Major Maughs have the Morning News....
Messrs. Pettit & Waltz are overhauling
shop; will put in a new front and make
other improvements...........It it*currently
reported that Mr. Russ Legate will be Mr.
Phil Smith’s successor —......Sam Shone,
C. P. Fox and Dr. Horace Miller went
down to the river to get their guns off......
This is Washington’s birthday.......Quite a
number of commercial men are In the
city...........Mr. C. Williams, of Logans-
port, Ind., was in the city prospecting......
It is sad to think that we cannot have our
cream mixed with strawberries thia sea-
son .......We understand that High-Toned
Brown will conduct the local columns of
the Morning News........The birthday of
the patron saint of America made things
lively.............Our workingmen’s column
will in the future be found on the inside
of the paper...........Henry Logan is forty-
one years of age and declares that he
never paid a penny for medicine or
needed the service ot a physician; his
drink for the past twenty-five years has
been milk with a few drops of whisky in
it. Logan never used tobacco in any
form. He attributes his good health to
his favorite decoction, milk and whisky
____________Rev. Porter, of Minneapolis, was in
the city en-route for San Antonio, and
from there to Mexico..........Matters were
very dull in the Recorder’# court........—
Clean up the alley* —.....Mr. John Farr,
who resides near the lime works, is very
low with pneumonia..........Mr. Fred
O’Maley, who has been quite sick for
several davs, is much better---------They
are digging for coal southeast of the city,
and claim to have struck it rich...........C.
L. Linderman, of Waco, was in the city
.......... A great deal of poetry was being
circulated on the streets.......—A party,
nearly blind, was selling bird whistlers on
the streets............Justice Day, of Houston,
was in the city...........A party of fisher-
men left the city for the river near Bon-
ham, to remain during the spring........
Miss Georgia Welsh was attacked and
bitten by a dog on Woodard street. The
parents are pained over the circumstances,
as they fear the dog was rabid--------Mr.
Geo. Lake was feeling badly...........The
farmers are clamoring for rain; it Is
needed badly, so they state...........A full
train of cattle went north over the Pa-
cific...........We understand that one of our
ministers, in his sermon last Sabbath
night, denounced the practice of going
gunning on the Sabbath, but it will take
more than a sermon to keep the boys out
ot the woods on the Lord’s day------Four
hundred copies of the Gazetteer were
sold on the streets last Saturday and Sun-
day ...........Some cotton on the streets.—
Mr. Neal Smith, ot Longview, was in the
city on a visit to his brother Pete___—.
Mr. J. D. Day, of San Marcos, was in the
city...........A valuable horse, the property
of Mr. James Bockhorn, was taken with
colic and died..........A well known mer-
chant of Bonham, is corresponding with
parties with a view of moving here_____
The lithograph view of the city was being
delivered—Denison shows up immensely
............John Haley, ot Whitesboro, was in
the city —........We learn that Mr. Roberts
intends to prosecute Turley to the full
extent of the law as soon as he is able to
go before the courts..........Judge Adams’
court adjourned in respect to the great
George Washington...........Read our baby
record............Mr. Clink, the Delmonico
Restaurant man, was on the sick list.....
The scandel mongers are veiy busy in the
northwest part of the city —------Mr. Jaa.
Keuler, of Waxahachie, was in the city
............U. S. Deputy Marshal Hackney left
for the Territory---------Mr. A. B. Persona
left for Fort Smith on legal business......
W. C. Crazier, representing the whole-
sale marble house of D. H. Dickson,
Chicago, was in the city en-route for the
south..........W. M. Wright, of Kansas,
brother to Capt. Tom Wright, has been
in the city the past week-------Mr. Joe
Linx and wife, of Sherman, were in the
city________Mr. J. R. Carter, of Emporia,
Kan., was in the city--------We under-
stand that two coons had a battle on
Chestnut street, the result ot the green-
eyed monster, jealously.......—The news
was received in the city that Major G. W.
Doughty had been seriously injured in a
railway wreck at Kansas City---------Mr.
David Goldsbery, of Cleveland, Ohio, ia
in the city on a visit to Mr. and Mrs.
Phil Slutzky---------R. N. RunneU, of
Jacksonville, Texas, was in the city on a
visit to relatives........Mr. F. C. Meacham,
of Houston, was in the city-----.The
premature discharge ot a gun In the
hands ot a boy named John Tally, came
near killing another boy named Bland.
Warm and cloudy-------The presence
of the pay car made things decidedly
lively.........The trial ot Lee, the St.
Louis drummer, who had the difficulty
with Burgower, waa called In the Record-
er’s areurt______The new lithograph view
of Denison is highly complimented —.—
We understand thet a young man who is
clerking on West Main street, recently
administered “love powders" to a young
lady to make her love him all the harder;
the decoction made her very sick and a
little out of her head. The doctor was
called in........._A fanner waa in the city
with a wagon load at chicken*, which he
closed out at ten cents per head. We
guess that the granger waa afraid ot the
cholera_________There is one street in Deni-
son that has not a single houae; It ia
named Monteray...........The wheat is be-
ginning to look green in the fields---------
A. M. Crow came in from Potts boro .......
There was a silly report that the small-
pox had appeared here, but there was not
a word of truth in it...........Mr. Isadora
Casper has ranted the Raynal building,
and will ressurrect the old Flag Store
It looks much like rain to-day...........Lit-
tle May Hearing called at the Gazetteer
office ...........Mrs. McPherson, the post-
mistress of Sherman, was in the city........
Mr. Andy Williams left for Missouri on a
visit to his aged mother......— The candi-
dates for Phil Smith's place are multi-
plying...........Mr. J. T. Munson has a
beautiful new wagon for his nursery bus-
iness .......4.Mi*. Haosinger, a skilled dress
maker, has moved into the second story
over Bennett's grocery story...........Why
does it take a Denison lawyer, who is
possessed of more than ordinary ability,
so much longer to plead his case on
Gandy street than" it does in the justice’s
court, and if the decision is not of more
importance to him...........Mr. Morris
Crooks, who has been on a visit to Paris,
came home............Base ball circles are all
astir...,.—Mr. James D. Leeper came up
from Coleman to join his wife, who is
visiting here.........—He wanted justice, but
got beer...........Mrs. Ledrick paid the
Gazetteer office a pleasant visit..........
Little Annie Crabtifee swallowed a pin
some days ago which lodged in her throat
and was extracted with difficulty. As this
is the third time she has suffered such an
accident, her doctor bill might be called
“pin money”—......Lee, the drummer,
who had the trouble with Burgower, waa
bound over in the sum of $300 until the
next term of the county court...........Peo-
ple who advertise only once in three
months forget that most folks cannot re-
member anything longer than about
seven days...-------Thera wm# a curious
couple in town to-day. Mr. John Creel,
aged 81 years, who was married In Janu-
ary to Mrs. Agnus Craig, aged 71 year#
...........A large numberfof California quail
were brought to the city________Judge Gil-
bert was in Sherman.......„..W, A. Settle,
of this city, states that he has sura cure
for the morphia habit...........Mr. L. M.
Hockaday, a well-to-do farmer of Iowa,
waa in the city and may locate here____....
It commenced to rain about midnight
_________The outside carrier of the Morn-
ing News lost his saddle_______Mr. J. P.
Marsh, the boot and shoe man, has gone
to California to settle up a deceased sis-
ter’s estate.........-Charley Scholl is the
manager of the Denison Publishing Co.
......-...Esquire Dills, of Sherman, was in
the city........Mr. G. S. Hall, s well known
citizen and leading business man of San-
Marcos, was in the city..........G. L. Pasco,
the Irish orator, came over from Sher-
man— Earnest Acheson and sister,
Miss Mattie, who have been visiting their
brother, D. A. W. Acheson, left for their
home, Pennsylvania.........-A boy by the
name of Lee was thrown from a wagon
and one of his ribs broken; the accident
took place on West Crawford street, and
was the result of a runaway......-..The
colored people had a shake-down on
Rusk avenue-------We met Joe Linz on
the street and he seated that he had not
abandoned the idea of opening a branch
house in Denison---------Where is Horace?
............Mr. Tom Grace will commence the
erection of his new brick on West Main
street in March--------..Denison is infested
with a lot of fakirs that should go into
exile...........BUI Hardwick has his eye on
Marshal Cutler. There will be an elec-
tion thia spring —Mr. C. C. Craw-
ford, a young man ot push and thrift,
Toned Brown, ar
were in demand—
■The Bettes Furni-
ture company made an assignment_____
Mr. J. Z. Watt, of Gainesville, was in the
city. Mr. Watt ia a cattleman------Dick
Chamberlain will succeed Pateey Pecoras
city circulator of the News. Pateey car-
ries our best wishes into retirement —____
The newspaper situation to-day was
“Mixed Pickles”------There ware several
bales of cotton arrived in the city........
Mrs. Wilson, of Preston Bend, waa in the
city......—_The wife of policeman John
Carver has the measles—------Henry
Weaver, the manager of the Grand Wind-
sor hotel, Dallas, wm in the city--------Mr.
J. B. Dabney, a merchant of Bonham,
wm in the city------We hate to spoil the
delusion that'Bill McKnight is good look-
ing, but he isn’t......—The little babe of
W. A. Edwards has been very sick for
several days, but is reported better--------
Bill Hardwick has given up the idea of
being sheriff, aad will confine him politi-
cal aspirations to the fourth ward as
alderman —T. JF»
Wught are helping out on
News until matters
have fully fifty caaes of
city.—.......-U. S. Marshal
been attending the bedside 1
at Whitesboro, wm In the >
Nugent hat the
right, wife of M. E.
on West Chestnut
typhoid fever, sup
party who shot Klmmte"
tured at Pottaboro.
paper is talked of .
have com me heed to
ground favorable for _
and the hoe ia briskly af' _
1'. Ffeld, of Bowie,'wm in I
The lady on Owing*
whip her little aofi so 1 .
the marks of the cruel whip 1
flesh; to say the least, it Is I
natural in a mother.
A prolonged shower all day—but If <
needed by the farmers. And it will wash
away some of the filth that has accumu-
lated in the city..........F. R. Brown, better
known to Texas journalism aa High-
arrived in the city from
rk, ot Nash-
ville, Tenn., and Wm. Arnold, at Sher-
man, old Kentucky friends of our Mr.
Hearing, called to see him —Jim
Beggs tell* a story--------Don’t hide any
longer if you have a notion that you will
be a candidate for public office in April.
Show up, the people want to look at you
_________Mr. M. W. Lee, the drummer, left
for the south------H. Tone went over to
Sherman— Gut Turner wm in the city
for a few moments............Col. M. Byrne,
late ot the Denison prase, hat been offer-
ed the editorial position on a Topeka,
Kan., paper, and has accepted. The
Colonel will leave for his new field in a
short time-------Mr. Wm. Clark, of the
Delmonico restaurant, is still quite sick
________Mr. A. M. Wallace left for Abeline
to be absent several weeks--------The litho-
graphic view of Denison ia complimented
on all sides--------Mr. Owen McCarthy
sold a large bill of furniture to parties 1n
the eastern portion of the county______
There wm a lively runaway on Main
street, but the horse wm stopped before
any damage wm done...........-Sheriff Doug-*
lass was in the city tor a short time_______
Mr. Louis Libbe’s condition is consider-
ably improved............Rev. Graham, ot
Hearne, was in the city.......Jas. Williams,
editor of the Denton Monitor, wm in the
city_______Tom McCarthy states that his
departure to I.eland has been postponed.
Tom will go into business here_________W.
B. Figures, one of the leading attorneys
of Jefferson, was in the city........Editors
purchased a large bill of
the Batsell stock of Sher
about the city election?—..There ia i
fine chance of Judge Gilbert
heavy damages from foe
pany. It will be
Judge broke his left arm
trom the justice’s office, his feet
entangled in the wire.
A cold and clear day........
Brown is in his usual condition
cloth peddlar has arrived—shoo
the spot...........Mr*. Dr. Lighfoali
band of Spanish musicians is
way. She is the wife of the dead
ond King, who died with foe
have been decided upon aa the
will receive the patrons
Alliance; Lea St Petty,
and R. M. King, the
this is official—......Mr
Eldorado, Mo^ was in the
Douglass wm in foe city
...........The wife of Mf.
Florida for the benefit of her
U sei iously impared by late sickness...
Mr. C. M. Pollock of Fort Worth wa
the city on a visit to hi*
and Mrs. B. C. Murray
...........A beautiful cottage ie 1
pletion in the south-west part 4
............The tree peddlar is in the 1
don’t forget to patronise f
—.....There ia a calm in
cles, but it te reported that
will play a game of
Morning News-........Mrs. j
been sick rfor several weeks
influx ot strangers to our city 1
few days from the north.
went over to Sherman—.
■natch is exciting cor
local sporting circles — ..
of Mr. Stennett on Bone
tered by tramps during
Mrs. Stennett and some
couple in the citv who 1
rado. We did not learn
into the clutches of Rev.
..........Mr. Z. M. Farley 1
in the city and will
the city, did you see
pants and gold-headed t
There wm a coon dan
north-west part of the city..
Porr of Valley Springs, Tea
..........Wc wonder if foe
who sent a note to a
Main street got an
a well known
was in the city—.
Silver City, Col., w
C. H. Kilgore of I
who wants to rent tire
...........Mr. N. M. Ragland <
was in the city.......— Jutf
of m a candidate for 1 * ’
ward..........-Mr. Batsell of
the city..........-Mr. C. M.
Scott, Ks., wm in the c
open a dollar store.........
the burglar who shot j
captured at Pottaboro
canard-------There wm a special 1
of the council; they did
—a reward of $500 wm
prehension and conviction ot
who shot Kimmis_________Jfcf
daily te a sure thing—Mr.
our reporter that the
have been sent]
Carthy will enclose hi*
corner of Burnett avenu
street with a handsome iron.
Newspaper men were
the meeting of the
Denison needs at thi
sharp detective to
case...........Both hanks 1
official mouthpiece, foe
Gardner arrested two
impression that they
particulars of the fcimm
were searched and then rcl
one citizen in a hundred
that we have a street ns_____ ___
great and good George Washington.
Cloudy, drizzling and very i
under foot.........Prof. Harshai
sick list, in consequence of
Business College wm dosed a
day. - The Star Store wm '
& Co. were placing a new 1
Judge Nevins went over to
Sherman people wer
The Sewing Society
tian Church met at Mr.
and spent the time
M. Standi ford,
He sold Murray's
quite a bill of
at the Gazette EE
chinery for the soda factor**
tour loads of California
through the city, going to t
markets--------G. L. Giersa te
addition to the rear part ot
locked horns—go in, boys, t
wishes you both success —
Trolinger and G. W. f
boro called at the 1
Col. R. C- Foeter 1
T. J. Head of the 1
Worth was in foe
field of New York ;
The compress was*
to-day .........Our Mr.
the editor ot the Daily J
Hanna went to the P *
of the drug h
tine against Fort 1
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