The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 17, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 12, 1900 Page: 2 of 4
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The new pulley rings
New designs in cut
glass and stlverwear.
228 W. MAIN ST.
The Finest Stock ot
GROCERIES, FEED and FUEL .
in the city,
III SOUTH RUSK AVENUE.
ORANGES AMD BANANAS.
We are ready to serve you
with Summer drinks, Lemons
and all kinds of confectionery.
Received daily. Orders will
118 W. Main St.
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E. M. Macdonald,
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Published weekly by
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a8 LAFAYETTE PLACE,
B. C. MURRAY, -
Sunday, August is, 1900.
BY SELLS K. HARRISON,
1 stole dem breeches, I ’knowledge de
But ’twain’t no crime, tssho’s you’re
Ef de motive is right, den whar’s de sin?
i stole dem breeches ter be baptise’ in.
Fur my onliest pa’r wux clean worep out,
(lb up der gl
Dey gib up der ghos’ when I ’gun ter
i But r’llgtun is mighty and mus’ pervsil,
Do’ it lan er darkey in de county jail.
I De chain gang’s got me en de cosl
I But what could V ’fenscleas colored man
I When de jedge en jury lowed it wuz sin
I Ter steal dem breeches ter be baptize’ In.
Tell de folks all howdy en good-bye too,
I’ll meet’em In hebben when my wuck is
Fur my heart.is white do’ my skin is
Bourbon and Hye Whis- En I’m gwine to trabbel de .hinin’ track,
kies tor medicinal and
Complete stock of High
Grade Imported Liquors.
3*8 Imported Bavarian Beer
for medicinal use.
When de Lawd is jedge, I know he gwine
"Pomp’s ez straight er er shingle en fair
ez de day."
He’ll shout ter de worl’ dat ’twa’n’t no
Ter steal dem breeches ter be baptize’ in
All Goods Warranted
Absolutely Pure. . . .
CLOSED ON SUNDAY*
That Little Home.
If you don't own a home you
ought tb*j If you do own a home
you might have an extra place to
rent. I, have the list of properties
to attract: your investment. Easy
payments And light interest. You’ll
be surprised at the inducements I
offer to bargain seeker.*.
Real estate loans made at the
1SS MAIN STREET.
la gnanuiippd to fttvo Intlant relief, and
speedily and permanently cure lichtaf ho-
moms Chronir I nsma Fim-IoI l.riemit.
Infantile Femema, Aente Krsecna (salt
rheum) Rlnc Worm. Pimples. Barker *
Itch. Kraly Fru pi Iona. Vlerra. and all Shin
Diseases, no matter from what cause. Won
ctertnl in its eftms.
THE GREAT PILE CURE.
Renlck't Ecaema Cure Rive# instant relief wo-
will cure anr case of pile*
This Cure ha* taken the place of the surgeon s
knife, ouce believed to be the only cere for pile*
NO CURB, NO PAY.
Price &0. cents per boa.
H 4TAM WEDiriXE CO..
No. 2221 Olive Street, 3T. LOUIS, MO
Tor Sale by R. C. Mathews and
T. B. Hanna & Son.
Tarpon Club Whisky
Not like the rest.
The Best, the Very Best. .
See that every cork is branded
—.......— 1 — .11.. . I.. 1.
see our fine
We can serve your
table with the best
line of goods ever
offered in Denison.
Haym & Coleira,
FINN & McSWEENEY,
A Good Stea
Choice Roasts, Lard and every-
thing good to eat in the meat
line—tender and cut right. If
that is what you want, drop in j of his heart,
and order tt at
A Texan's Experience in 800th Africa.
Mr, J. T. Williams, of Wilson
county, has just returned from
South Africa where he spent several
months. He left Texas very much
in sympathy with the British in the
war with the South Africa repub-
lics, but sentiment changed with
experience. He saw a great deal
and tells it well. We take the fol-
lowing extract of an interview with
Mr. Williams from the Floresville
Mr. Williams says a private sol
jdier in the English: army is not re
spected by the officers over him any
more than if lie were a dog, an ordi
j nary dog. He does not dare
speak to an officer. If he wishes to
communicate with the colonel of
his regiment, for instance, he must
talk to a corporal, the corporal goes
to a sergeant, the sergeant to a lieu-
tenant, the lieutenant to a captain
the captain to the major, and the
major to the coionel. This does
not suit a man raised in free Am
erica, where every man is a sover
eign. He says Cecil Rhodes
caused the war. He wants the rich
mines of the Transvaal and will
control them when England wins,
which she will do because of her
strength. He says there were nev-
er better soldiers than the English
but ihat the Boers will not fight un-
less they are behind breastworks
rocks. Alter Mafeking was reliev
ed, while the people were half-
starved, a special train came
loaded with good things to eat (on
would suppose) but, instead, it was
loaded with evergreens for decorat
ing the town in honor of the Queen’s
birthday. Men who were too weak
to walk would lean against some-
thing and shout “God Save the
Queen.” He had no objection to
them shouting for the queen and
every man can have one of his own.
Mr. Williams has ho queen, but
there is a suspicion abroad that he
has selected one and only awaits
her consent to install her as queen
Parlor Moat Market.
The Finest Wines
And Liquors ....
103 W. Main Street.
(A list Plemit Nodiciii ts Ttka.)
Has Cured countless thousands in
the past of COLIC, FLATULEN-
CY, PAINS in the STOMACH
KIDNEY AND BLADDER TROUBLES,
Gravel, Catarrh, Prostratitis,
Cystetis, and makes the flow
of Urine easy.
JAUNDICE. OOUT, RHEUMATISM, DYSPEP-
SIA. INDIGESTION, INCIPIENT DROPSY
■II yield to it readily.
Beware of Worthless Substi-
utets if you would get well.
For Sale by
R. C. MATHEWS
323 Main St.
According to the reports trom the
[United States Treasury Department
thus far this country has sent $369,-
[975 worth of malt liquor to the Phil-
| ippines and $97,224 of distilled
Admiral Dewey will have an au-
dience with the pope. The date for
this event has not been absolutely
fixed. Cardinal Gibbons is said
have already opened the correspon-
dence with the Vatican on the sub-
ject. The labors of the pope during
the holy year have been planned for
almost every day, hence the necessi-
ty for his early negotiation of a time
suitable for the visit of the great
admiral, of whom Leo .\III is one
of the warmest admirers.
drinks. Ice cold
^beer and the best
■ Kentucky whisk-
ies in Denison.
GLEN LEA EXCHANGE,
FRANK BRUNETT, Propr.
Should be preserved in warm
weather by indulging in pure,
refreshing and healthful drinks,
such as you can find at our soda
water fountain—cold, sparkling
and delicious. Our soda fountain
is the resort of everyone in
Denison that appreciates natural
fruit juice flavors, refreshing ice
cream soda and phosphates. It
helps mitigate the effects of the
HOWARD & REARDON #
Established in 1880.
They have the pick of city and
country property ; do more busi-
ness than all other real estate con-
cerns in Denison.
HOUSES FOR RENT.
Fire insurance a specialty.
fsatioa. Regulates the Liter. Pries, 26 c*
It has been definitely decided by
the Board of Regents of the Univer-
sity ot Texas to offer board and
lodging at University Hall next year
at a cost not to exceed $10 per
month. This will include light, tuel
and bathing facilities. The Hall
will accommodate more than 150
students. With the free tuition
there is no cheaper school in the
country than the University of Tex-
as. A number of student clubs
lived at the Institution at an expense
not exceeding $8 per month" per
member, during the past session.
If any one imagines that societies,
guilds or preachers run a church he
is mistaken. In every church there
is one woman who is at the bottom
of everything that happens in the
church, and the preacher who does
not please her might as well resign
at once, for he will find, sooner or
later, that he is not “useful” to the
parish. In some churches there is a
great quarrel going on as to whether
the bread at the Lord’s supper
should be the real bread or wafers
made for the purpose. A St. Joe
preacher had both kinds, and to the
one influential woman, who insisted
upon bread, he gave bread ; to the
other ninety-nine he gave wafets.
He was discovered by the influential
woman and eventually went to an-
other field. The next preacher to
come was defiant and used wafers;
the influential woman could use
wafers or go without. At first,
most of the members applauded his
“bravery,” but when the influential
woman and her supporters withdrew
their subscriptions, it made wafers
too expensive for those who wanted
them and the preacher’s usefulnass
is over in that church. It is not the
Lord who is a hard taskmaster to
the preacher; it is some woman who
runs the church.—Atchison Glob*.
MONDAY, AUG. 6.
Proof of the serious resistence
which has been planned by the Chi-
nese agsinst the allied army ts fur-
nished b> advices from Tien Tsin
and Shanghai. From the former
place comes a report that the canal
bank has been broken, flooding the
country between Tien Tsin and
*ekin. Of course an inundation
such as this canal break would
cause is calculated to present im-
mense obstacles to the allies’ ad-
The Boer war is dragging on
and fighting is reported daily.
Union Pacific east-bound passen-
ger train No. 4, which left Denver
last night, was held up by two
masked men severe! miles west of
Hugo, Colorado, ninety miles this
side of Denver. The passengers in
the Pullman sleepers were tobbed of
their money and valuables." An old
xnsn named Fay, a resident of Cali-
fornia, who had been visiting Den-
ver and was on his way to St. Louis,
refused to surrender his valuables,
and fired a shot at one of the rob-
bers, but missed. Thereupon the
robbers fired, one shot entering
Fay’s mouth and coming out at the
back of his head, killing him almost
instantly. The robbers stopped the
train, jumped off and escaped.
It is stated that the Chinese will
send our minister under a safe escort
out of Pekin.
There is a bad state of affairs in
the Philippines. There has been
•n increase of insurgent activity dur-
ing the past three weeks, especially
in the way of ambushes and attacks
upon small parties. First Lieut.
Alstetter of the engineer corps, with
an escort of fifteen men, was taken
in ambush in the province of Neuva
Ecija, Luzon, by a large force.
The Americans fought until their
ammunition was gone and as they
were surrounded there was nothing
to do but surrender. One man was
killed and three were wounded.
Gen. Lacuna, who was in command
of the insurgents, returned the
wounded with a letter promising to
treat the prisoners well. Lieut.
Bocton Hulesberg was ambushed
and killed near Santa Cruse, Prov-
ince of Laguna. Five men of the
twsnty-fifth intanty were captured
in Neuva Eciji, but Sergt. Smith of
the twelfth infantry with seven men
trailed the captors and killed seven.
One of C. A., Towne’s friends
says he will in a few days issue a
formal document, retiring.
Hon. Adlai E. Stevenson made a
speech at Bloomington, 111.
Arrangements are about com-
pleted for the Bryan and Stevenson
notification meeting at Indianapolis.
J. L. Robinson will introduce a
resolution at Waco looking to the
holding of the public domain for
actual settlers only.
Twenty-nine new producing oil
wells have been sunk in the Corsi-
cana oil fields during the month.
TUESDAY, AUG. 7.
The allied army fought a battle
with the Chinese near Tien Tsin.
The killed and wounded number
1,200. The battle was fought at
Peitsang, six miles from Tien Tsin.
It is declared that the foreign min-
isters have all left Pekin under an
The Herald’* Chicago special
says : Bryan’s speech ot acceptance
says if elected president he will im-
mediately after his inauguration call
an extra session ot congress to end
the war in the Philippines and pro-
vide self-government for the Fili-
pinos. Republican headquarters
have sent cut a warning that the
election will be no walkover for
The democrats made a clean
sweep in Alabama, electing gov-
ernor and legislature. They will
call a constitutional convention and
eliminate the negro from politics.
Bryan and Stevenson have smarted
for Indianapolis where they will be
notified of their nomination. It
will be a big affair. Democrats
from all over the country are gather-
The Boers seem to be on their
The Pekin expedition left Tien
Tsin Thursday; the force includes
20,000 Japanese, 10,000 Russians,
9000 British and 7000 other troops.
Arrangements have been perfect-
ed for the Confederate reunion at
An oil well at Corsicana which
produced sixty barrels of oil
twelve hours caused excitement.
Jesse Bowen was shot and dan-
gerously wounded by bis sweetheart
Four men killed and one fatally
wounded was the result of a Mis-
At au anarchist riot in Chicago
twenty-five persons were badly
beaten; five anarchists were arrested.
The textile workers of the United
States will organize a national fed-
Going to t
thori of Fruit.-Old Fash-
Laet Sunday waa another lovely
dey, the heat being tempered with
e cool southeast breese.
Every highway leading out of
Deniaon was thronged with vehicle*
containing people who were going
to the country to aperd the day.
We ought to be thankful that the
country it ao near our doors.
Thirty minute* drive in any direc-
tion and we are beyond the city’s
din and dust, traveling along road*
that are flanked on either aide with
fields and meadows sprinkled with
many-bued flowers. The whole in-
tervening country relieved by groves
of trees and well cultivated tracts of
land and farm house*, makes a pic-
turesque feature in the landscape.
Nature has done enough for the
That Throbbing Headache
Would auickly leave you, if you
used Dr. King’s New Life Pills.
Thousands of sufferers have proved
their matchless merit for Sick and
Nervous Headaches. They make
pure blood'kntLhUild up your health.
Only 35c. Money back if not
cured. Sold by T. B. Waldron,
country that surrounds Denison,
has all the sottened and polished
beauty of a region that has been for
many years under the hand of man.
We have had so much rain that all
the trees and saplings wear that
vivid green of early spring. Some
of the trees are budding into fresh
Our party left Denison at an early
hour. It consisted of Col. Rear-
don, Francis Harnest and the writer
and his wife. Our objective point
was the home of Mrs. T. F. John-
son, who resides in the Iron Ore
settlement, distant irom Denison
five miles. The visit was the ful-
fillment of a promise made a long
time ago. The time to start for the
country is at early morning. It
was a remarkably fresh and beauti-
ful July morning. The wood*
through which the road conducted
us were lighted by the bright sun-
shine and enlivened by multitudes
It seemed like a new sensation as
we rode beneath the resounding
arches of these noble woods.
An hour’s delightful drive and
we crossed the bridge at Iron Ore
and in a few momenta reached the
home ot Mr*. Johnson, where we
received a moat hospitable welcome,
and in a few moments were as
much at home as if we lived there.
We soon had on the table a pail of
spring water which was converted
into iced lemonade, the ice being
bronght from Denison.
The Johnson farm consists ot 13s
acres. Mr. Tobnson died about a
year ago. He was an invalid for a
number of years. For the two
years previous to death he was un-
able to give the farm any attention.
His wife who is an intensely practical
woman, a splendid example of Yan-
kee energy, assumed the manage-
ment of the farm. She attended to
the cows and horses and she follow-
ed the plow and planted the crops
and lovingly nursed a sick husband.
It was hard work to make both
ends meet. There was medicine to
be bought and doctor’s bills to be
paid. Ninety-nine women out of a
hundred would have given up the
battle in despair, but Mrs. John-
son, a woman of splendid health
and courageous spirit, could always
discover the sunlight behind the
darkest cloud, and she toiled on,
fought the good fight and won.
The cold, bleak winds, the sleet
and snow of winter, did not dismay
her; there was scarcely a day last
winter that Mrs. Johnson did not
drive to town and sell something
that brought her a little money.
We have seen her seated m a wag-
on alone on the streets of Denison
in a blinding snowstorm.. We have
seen her making her rounds to cus-
tomers when the cold northern
blasts were burdened with sleet that
,cut like a knife.
Of courae a woman like that must
win the fight, it is in the nature of
things. They are the same kind of
women who a hundred or more
years ago crossed the Alleghanies
and cut out the path to a better life,
a higher civilization, Mrs. Johnson
lifted a mortgage on the farm, the
clouds rolled away and she saw the
sunlight that was a beacon to her of
success. We admire a brave man,
but we are always ready to worship
at the feet of a brave woman. We
might tell a great many more things
to the credit of Mrs. Johnson. It
is a great thing for a lone woman to
conduct succesafully a 135-acre farm
with a helpless husband on her
hands. Such women deserve news-
Recently Mr. Gaskill haa assist-
ed Mr*. Johnson. He owns a
neighboring farm. He showed ua
over the farm. We never again ex-
pect to lay eyes on such a glut of
fruit; peach and apple tree* break-
ing down with great loads. Thia
has been the greatest fruit year that
Texas haa seen in a decade. We
noticed in all the orchards a plethora
of fruit. At this veiy moment
there are thousands of bushels of
apples and peaches rotting on the
ground. This is the year of abun-
The Johnson farm ia supplied
with water from * spring; cold,
clear water that bubbles up from
white sand. The spring is several
feet deep but you can tee the bot-
tom. There is always something 99 ia the
dated with a tpring'that re-
minds ns of innocent childhood
days. It goes hand in hand
the old oaken bucket. The dearest
spot about the old homestead is the
spring. The spring on the Johnson
farm is romantically situated in' a
grove of forest trees. There was a
cup hanging to a tree and the crys-
tal water was handed around.
There seems to be e kind of perpet-
ual springtime about the piece
where the cold water issues from
the ground—a tresbneta and a
greenness that are ever renewed—
the grass never fades, the ground is
never parched or frozen, there is a
warmth there in winter and coldness
in summer. Mrs. Johnson served
an old-fashioned country dinner.
Those country dinners are a revela-
tion, especially when the hoateaa un-
derstands the art of cooking. A
smart, iprogreaaive woman like Mrs.
Johnson is very sure to be a good
After dinner we went to the
melon patch and the peach and ap-
ple orchards. We had along our
field glasses and looked at the
magnificent domain expanding be-
fore us mile after mile, i; We were
giad that the glasses were along for
they contributed so much to the
pleasure of our dear little friend
About 5 o’clock we started tor
home. Mrs. Tohnson literally filled
the wagon with the products of the
farm, all kinds of? delicious fruits
We were loath to leave where we
bad spent the day so pleasantly, but
promised a return visit in the fall.
We took a new route home, the
well beaten highway that goes by
the cotton mill. As the evening
advanced and the day was dying in
the west, the temperature became
C. 8. COBB, President.
J. J. McALESTER, Vice-President.
cooler, the evening shadows deepen-
ed and night threw her mantle over
the earth. Out of the corn fields
we frequently heard tbs plaintive
notes of Bob White. We passed
the cotton mill and were surprised
to see what a village has: sprung up
out there. We saw troops of voung
girls, operatives at the mill. For
years and years the great mill has
been as silent as an old castle
crumbling to decay. Now all
life and bustle, and from out ot the
great-throated chimney rolls volumes
of smoke that proclaim a new era
for industrial Denison.
We were indebted to Col. Rear-
don for one of the most delightful
and profitable days ever spent in the
country and we hope always to
meet at the end of our journey such
royal entertainers as Mrs. John-
son and Mr. Gaskill. ii.
R. 8. LEGATE, Cashier.
J. McAlester, McAlester, I.T., J. B. MeDougall, C. S. Cobb,
R. 8. Legate, E. A. Slack, E. H. Hanna,
W. B. Munson, G. C. Hanna.
No Intorost Paid on General Deposits.
Interest paid on deposit* not exceeding three hundred ($300) dollars la Sar
Account* of corporation*, merchant* and Individual* solicited and will receive
; . O ^ O C V; o V;, r,^ 0 ft £» V;, vv£ & r- .
CORNICE and TIN WORK,
hot water, ana steam heating.
Rath tubs and iron boilers r
pipe and fittings, wa-
ter filtereand pomps,
roofing and gutter-
ing, metal and glass
' skylights, sewer pipe
and fittings, hot air,
303 W. Woodard St.
Prevented a Tragfdy
FOX & O’BRIEN, Proprietors.
LIQUORS and CIGARS.
HOFFMAN HOUSE RYE.
327 MAIN STREET. A Superior Article.
information given Mrs.
ng, of New Straitsville,
Ohio, saved two lives. A frighttul
cough had long kept her awake
every night. She had tried many
remedies and doctors but steadily
grew worse until urged to try Dr.
King’s New Discovery. One botde
wholly cured her; and she writes,
this marvelous medicine also cured
Mr. Long of a severe attack of
pneumonia. Such cures! are posi-
tive proof of its power to cure all
throat, chest and lung troubles.
Only 50c and $1. Guaranteed.
Trial bottles free at Ti B. Wal-
dron’s drug store.
Lsspsr-Lisgi Lumbir Co.
(Successors to Burton, Lingo & Co.)
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings,
Laths, Lime, Paint *—*
Yards at Denison, Dallas, Fort Worth, El Paso, Colorado, Big Springs,
Midland and Pecos.
A friend of the Gazetteer who
has a grievance has banded in the
following. He is a hard-shell dem-
ocrat who Has little use for the man
of gall, even in politics. Just listen:
Among the other trials and tribu-
lations which the great reading pub-
lic must endure, while We have our
troubles in Cuba, in the Philippines,
and doubts and cares and fears as to
China, a charitable but suffering
public must listen to and be told of
God have mercy upon us. An
unknown man who could not muster
enough votes to carry the block in
which he lives for the smallest office
comet rushing around without notice
telling everybody that he has flap-
ped over to the other side in politics.
But he does not stop!’ here. He
forthwith gets him a dry goods box
on some street corner or hires him a
hall or rushes into the newspapers
and tells just when and how he came
This man reminds us ot a little
shrimp in a small puddle by the sea
lashing hia little tail in terrific fury.
The shrimp imagines that he is
muddying the water ot the entire
ocean, and the flopper verily be-
lieves that he changes the destinies
of the world.
As a rule this flopper takes up the
oldest chestnuts of his new political
party and saws the air as he howls
them to suffering, sweltering human-
ity. O, why did he not wait till the
dog days are over? For mercy's
take, Mr. Flopper, wait till frost
falls—wait till Christmas comes ;
wait, wait, wait.
Then again we suggest a fair cul-
tivation of the grace called modesty.
If you, Mr. Flopper, have been
wrong all your life, if you have been
for many years in the wrong crowd,
if you have gotten lost from your
crowd, just how do you figure it out
that you not only know more than
the old party you have deserted but
you are also better posted than the
life-long members Of your new
We take off our hats to that great
man, who, for his country’s sake,
resigns office and throws away the
hopes of official reward for what he
believes to be the truth, but good
Lord, deliver u* from the ward heel-
er, the small lawyer, the quack
doctor and the obscure statesman
The two largest and best brew-.,
eries in the world. Nothing but
the best of malt and hops used in
the manufacture of these two most
GtafiB IftttaStlL Hnk?
Paid up Capital $100,000.00 Surplus and Profits $25,000-00
A. F. Platter, Courtney Marshall,
First Vice President. So’d Vice Pres.
G. Mkginnis, Cashier.
A. W. Achksok,
W. W. Elliott,
E. H. Lingo,
J. W. Madden,
G. L. Blackford.
A. F. Platt**,
P. H. Tobin,
D. N. Robb,
WE SOLICIT YOUR BUSINESS.
<to^PNTROIIIZE HOME IMDUSTRY^rf>
TEXAS BREWING SO.
Brewers and Bottlers,
FORT WORTI, TEXAS,
^BaSr* ““ “‘“"’I GEORGE
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