The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 17, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 12, 1900 Page: 4 of 4
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Furniture and Carpet Store,
jxYou need not do without these
things because you may not be
prepared to pay cash down. You
can get them on
Sunday, August ta, 1900.
••To flirt with a
“No,” the matden said,
“I prefer a man.”—Chicago .Times
ig the artistically furnished cot-
tages on the ground is the Denison cot-
tage, which Is one of the cosiest of the
little dwellings here.' THb broad veranda
faces the Mains, and as -the young ladies
sit there maklt g pine pillows, chatting
or Idly swinging In hammocks, they may
look upon a picture that Is the despair of
artists. For the nest two weeks Denison
cottage will be the scene ot many a
dainty chafing-dish party, the young
ladies having decided to enjoy alt the
comforts of home. Misaks Carrie John-
son, Ethiyn Close, Jennie Jackson, Nona
Goodwin, Frances Wolfe and Gussie El-
lerton are the Denison girls who have
helped to make the little cottage charm-
So many people ask why can you
get your dental work done so much
cheaper at the
Tin Philadelphia Dental Rions
It is because by advertising we
get so much more work to do than
other dentists and do nothing but
cash business. J •'
Very best set pf teeth made___$10.00
Including painless extracting.
22 K. solid gold crowns_$5.00
Bridge work per tooth___$5.00
Gold Filling.!_____$1.00 up
Teeth extracted positively without
All other work at same reduced
Are receiving sevetal
These goods are bought in
such large quahtities that we
arei in shape to make very low
_ win u—t
lei'Dalm tot the »nnonDC«nj.nu ot
menu given by them, or other society
•pedal interest. Address "Societv Edl-
The Society Editor of the Gasetteer
the ladtea ct ~ ‘
•Have you learned,” he asked,
I with s fsn?"
Railway employees can procure watches
at F.M. O’Malev’s on the installment plan.
Persons wanting watches can make satis-
factory arrangements, a large and magnifi-
cent stock ot watches to select from.
F. M. O’MALEY,
20-tf iso W. Main St
Boulder Cor. Dallas
Misses Carrie and Mabel Lltsinger are
visiting In St. Louis.
In St. Joe a girl of fourteen killed her-
self because her boy lover 1o*t his job,
and couldn’t afford to support a wife.
In s Kanaas town the day before, physl-
cient worked all night to save a sixteen
year old girl from death. Her lover had
trailed away from her, and she preferred
death to this weary waste without him
Such tragic affairs are so common that
it is a pity. no one appreciates the seri-
ousness ot a calf love. A girl of fourteen
looks upon the world as a very serious
thing, and love at the most important
thing in it. Calf love is a result of idle
walks, hammock and porch flirtations,
tnd the mingling of silly boys and silly
girls. Its symptoms are as apparent as
those of smallpox, and should be dealt
with as promptly.
Last Sunday was a very warm day. A
little girl of our acquaintance thought
she would coo) off by sitting on a cake
ot ice. We promised not to print her
Mrs. J. R Tucker of Los Angeles, Cal
is visiting the family ot B. J. Lindsay,
No. jij west Gandy street.
Miss Elisie Hayden ot Bonham is
guest of her cousin, Miss Maggie Harter,
on Crockett avenue.
Mrs. E. A. Thompson has gone to Col
orado to spend the balance of the sum-
Mrs. Victor Mills of Muskogee is visit-
ing friends in the city
Mrs. J. H. Hopper who is spending the
sum ner in Arkansas, is much improved
M’ss Virgie McDuffie di Seward, Neb
has anived on a visit to her aunt, Mrs.
Hughes, on Crawford street.
It takes some women as long to ex
press an opinion as it does a trunk.
Whenever you see a woman sprinkling
a lawn there is always considerable hose
Mrs. J. A. Gaskili left Tuesday for the
Mt. Ida watering resort, Arkansas, to be
abse .t several weeks.
A friend asks, “Why is a kiss like a
sewing machine?” A young lady to
whom we submitted the question said she
guested it was because it seems good
Mrs. Jerry Woodring and daughter have
gone to Springfield, Ills., to visit.
The women think they have a right
to be jconaulted in every love affair within
five btecks. • l
A woman is a natural gossip. / They
like to sit >n the porch in the evening",
rip open their neighbors and theh pour
salt into their wounds.
We think that the nearest thing to an
angel on earth is a pretty girl dressed in
white wearing at her waist a blue or red
Onftpf the most contemptible freaks of
hunrofffty is “the society man.” Of
course there are notable exceptions.
We mean the fellow woo usually domi-
nates society, that is always on hard to
take charge of the arrangements. His
society talk is nauseating, but the shal-
low-pated girls think him such a dear,
nice fellow. He courts newspaper noto-
riety and gets it, for to some extent the
reporter is at his mercy. There is noth-
ingwianly about the society mao; every
true woman of sense has a perfect con-
tempt tor hitr., but she cannot banish
him from her social events, as his pres-
ence Is a necessity to a lot ot simpering
girls who must be amused. The society
man always has an air of femininity and
is frequently called a “female man.”
The Lord cast him into the wrong
mould. There are just a few of these
rooster* in Denison, but as the city
grows larger the tribe will increase.
The Southern Pacific will put In their
shops at El Paso and give employment to
The Gaxettxxr received a pleaaant
call Wednesday from our former towns-
man, Capt. John H. Redmond. He i«
agent of the Cotton Belt at Malden, Mo.
on the Delta branch. This is the great
Victor Banser, a valued employe of the
Katy car shops, and for several years
secretary of the Vorwwrts, left this after-
noon for ban Francisco, Cal., where he
expects to work in the navy yard at Mare
Island. ‘ Last night a large number of the
members ot the Vorwwrts met at their
halt to bid their secretary farewell —Her-
The express companies are doing quite
a large business in the way of shipping
Contractor Austin of the Frisco was at
Sherman the early part of the week to
look at the projected work within the
The Frisco people were at work in the
city limits Wednesday.
Denton is retch'ng out for s new rail-
Contractor Austin of the Frisco has
just been awarded the contract to handle
300,000 yards of dirt in Sherman.
At the meeting of the council Monday
night a communication was read from the
Frisco railway company accepting the
oidinance of the city granting them rights
snd privileges, the right-of-way and use
Conductor Jule Brice of the Santa Fe
was here Wednesday.
John Taylor, foreman of the Santa Fe
shops at Cleburne, is dead.
Passenger Conductor C. N. Knowlton
of the Katy has gone to Indiana to visit a
very sick sister.
Special Agent Penn ot the. Katy went
over to Paris Tuesday.
Tom Ellis, foreman of the tool room of
the Katy, has been promoted to general
foreman ot the Katy shops.
Sam Hargreaves, the
binder and blankhook
A letter to the Houston Post from
ManPou, Col., aays that E. R. Noble of
Denison Is spending his vocation there.
J. V. Hunter left Monday for El Paso
to make hh future home.
Judge Bryan of the U. S. court was
Tobias Porter has gone to Colorado to
spend several weeks.
Captain Williams of Preston was here
the past week. -j
Frank Alexander of Greenville was In
the city the past week on a visit to his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Alexander.
Drew and George Wood were at Roff
a few days ago.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8.
The sister of Mrs. W. R. Allen
aooo block west Crawford
consigned to the insane
at Terrell yesterday_The
and those who are not
gardeners are busy just new plant-
ing turnip seed-H. L. Brene-
msn who built the Denison cotton
hull, d.ed at Paris yesterday
Our townsman Frank Haven ia do-
ing a general merchandise business
at Okmulgee, the capital of the
Creek nation. When the town is in-
Andy Burch, who hss been In the city corporated it is said that the citizens
for a few days, returned to hit home at
W. B. Munson and his. two da
Misses Maud and Lli.ley,’ left Sum
Du.uth, Minn. They will spend several
weeks In the Lake Superior region.
Carey Blair, who Is attached to the UJ
S. signal force at Washington, was here
Tuesday cn route to Galveston.
C. A. K11 wood, a business man of
Maysvllle, Mo., is here with a view or
E. V. L. Haskins left Monday for points
in Missouri and Kansas.
will make Frank their mayor
There was a pot-pourri on exhibi •
tton in an alley north of Crawford
street this morning. We wanted
Dr. Booth to view the delectable
In a heap was two dead
chickens, a lot of rotten tomatoes,
melon rinds, • decayed apples arid
peaches and the contents of a can
of spoiled meat. The putrid mass
Li Hung Chang (Ramsey Crooks) and I was actually crawling, being stimu-
Shang Ching Chow (China Joe) wi|l
leave for the chicken fields of the Terri-1
tory (his week.
Hon. Peter Maytubby of Caddo
Col. I. M. Standtfer got back from
Fort Wortn Monday.
The family of Col. L M. Standifer afe
spending the summer at Avslno, Santa
Catalina Island, about sixty miles frofn
lated into life by the hot sun and
murky weather. It is no wonder
that there is sickness in that neigh-
borhood ; the wonder is that cholera
doesn’t break out, or some other
contagious disease_Charley Red-
wood who has just arrived from
I FOR RENT. |
The large 2-story business
house,No. 203 W. Main street.
It is one of the best locations
in Denison, centrally situated.
A popular stand for any kind
of business. For particulars
see 17 4
The Man Who Pays.
Will be pleased with the work if our
Paint*, Oils and Colors
are used on the job. We make no
effort to sell goods at extraordinary
low prices because such are generally
worthless. Our goods are sold
cheaply because we are satisfied with
moderate profits, but they are not
T. B. WALDRON,
tf 223 Main Street.
Do You Trade With Us?
Purity of drugs, accuracy in
compounding, courteous treat-
ment,lowest prices, a legitimate
profit, well selected stock,
up-to-hate goods. That’s US.
3*3 West Main Street.
Miss Florence Harnest who has spent
several weeks at Camden, Ark'., the
guest ot her aunt, Mrs. A. J. Maul, has
Mrs. Harnest, of Madden, Graham &
Co., was obliged to leave her post Wed-
nesday owing to the serious illness of her
Mrs. Hearne and daughter Cordie went
to Sherman Tuesday.
Miss Kathleen Morris of Abilene is the
guest of Miss Cordie Hearne.
Mrs. Vernon Gee left Wednesday for
Greenville to visit frier ds.
Mrs. Louise Alexandet Culipp is here
from Denison, the guest of Misses Lizxie
and Gerdie Hughes--Sherman Demo-
Mrs. G. A. Hall left Wednesday tor
Rich Hill, Mo., to visit until fall.
Mrs. J. L. Phillips of Pine Bluff, Ark.,
is in the city on a visit to her sister, Mrs.
I) am cion on west Main street.
Miss Carrie Baxter of Vinita, I. T., is
the guest of her cousin, Miss Sadie Jen-
nings, on west Crawford street.
Mrs. Burton Hailock of Galveston is a
guest in the city.
Miss Joaie Wallace came over trom
Bonham Thursday to visit her sister,
Mrs. Newell, for a few days.
The kiss is unknown in China, says a
magazine writer. Since the benighted
land is also without the ice-cream soda
the summer girl can hardly be expected
to take much interest in the Eastern
Mrs. Holmes Colbert was a guest In the
E. J. Rainey, city editor of the Her-
ald, is to be married to-day, Sunday, to
Miss Hattie Dyer of Whitewright. The
(lAZtmix wishes the bride and groom
all possible happiness.
Intelligence was received in the city the
early part of the week of the death ot W.
H. Sanford. The New York Herald says:
“At his residence, 30 west 128th street, on
July 18, William H. Sanford, in the 71st
year of his age. Funeral private. Inter-
ment at Westport, Conn.” Mr. Sanford
was freight agent of the Katy in the 70's.
He was also one of the first bank presi-
dents in Denison. He resigned to accept
the position t?f president of the First Na-
tional. We think it was about 1880 that
Mr. Sanford left here and went to Gaines
ville, where he was agent of the Denis.in
and Pacific railway tor some time. Mr.
Sanford left Gainesville and located in
New York Citv where he held a clerkship
with the New York Central. W, H. San-
ford will only be remembered by the
pioneers of Denison.[ In his day and
prime he was one of the best known and
most popular railway, men In the State
In those days there was not over 500
miles ot railway in the; State; whe eas, at
present there is several thousand. He
was an ideal railway official, as popular
with his employees as with the company.
Agent Sanford was highly esteemed by
the business men of Denison. He was s
great mixer with the people; intact, he
divided half his time with the office and
the other half with upttown friends. He
was a remarkably well poised man, noth
ing, in fact, seemed to disturb his equa
nimity. One of the most; admirable traits
ot his character was his devotion to his
tamiiy and his loyalty to his friends. Mr.
Santord had three daughters, beautiful,
cultured Iidies The pioneers are fast
passing to their last sleep, and in a tew
years the number left can b? counted on
the fingers. There has been none more
notable, and whose memory will be more
revered than William H. Sanford.
The Houston & Texas Central Railway
Company paid the Controller $1,788.52
tax on $178,852 08 gross passe: ger earn
ings for the quarter ending June 30,
The man who Is writing ancient history
for the Herald stated in a recent issue
that a Denison band played at the yards
ground in 1873 while the graders were
pushing the Central road through the
city to Red River. The road had reached
Red River some time previous and the
company was getting 'Cady to abandon
the track between here and ihe river
Superintendent Eddy, who is st present
in iowa, was a great iriend of Wm. H
Santord and will hear with sorrow that
death has stricker him from the active
The Frisco people are some distance
The Frisco people state that they never
had prettier weather tor construction
work, just enough rain to soften t ie
ground and make it easier tor scrapers
and picks and shovels.
Nearly every engineer who approaches
the city limits on the Fort Worth division
turns his whistle loose. There seems to
be a rivalry among these fellows as to
who can make the most noise. There ts
no sense in it whatever. One whistle and
a ringing of the bell is sufficient to notify
peop.e ot the approach of a train. An
anti-noise league has sprung up in a
nunr ber of western towns and they have
begun a just crusade against locomotive
engineeis. At night, the worst punish-
ment is inflicted upon people who reside
near the line of the Failway. We have
heard engineers start the infernal din at
Tone avenue and keep it up until they
arrived in the yards.
the Pacific coast. Miss Emma Schott is | Cuba, presented the editor of the
also there. Mrs. Standifer writes to her
husband that she Is having a splendid
Geo. Hanna has returned from a vaca-
John Williams pf the P. O. force Is
going to take a lay-off and visit his father
Charley Redwood, fresh front the Island
of Cuba, Is in the city on a visit to his
mother, sister and triends. Mr. Redwood
Is attached to the quarterma .ter depart-
ment of the U. S. A. He has seen service
on the Island of Cuba for the past two
y ears. He says that there are at present
6,000 troops doing garrison duty. Mr.
Redwood said that he did not wish to be
quoted as saying anything as to the pres-
ent status of Cuban affairs, but he evi-
dently doesn’t think Cubans are capahle
of self government and when our forces
are withdrawn anarchy will prevail, Hi
savs that the climate and natural afivan-
Gaxkttkkr with a package of fra-
grant Havana cigars, the kind that
seldom -reaches this country. They
were done up in a unique parcel
so as to imprison the aroma. Mr.
Redwood also laid on the editor’s
desk a machine shell that was
brought from a battery on the
island____There were white
cling peaches brought to the city
to-day that were easily disposed of
at a dollar per bushel. They were
monsters and finely flavored__C.
P. Parrish was attacked with a
serious spell of strangulation last
night and for a time his life was
ss,ortsriSKd ar I «*•
what better to-day. His daughter,
ntll the pres-
ent generation dies out w 11, Cuba be a
safe place fot American capital. Mr.
Redwood looks the picture ot health. He
is en route to San Francisco and from
there will go via Honolulu to China.
Oscar Wells of Colbert was here the
early part of the week. Oscar reports
matters very quiet at the hub of the
Charley Redwood iett Thursday for
China. "He ordered the GAZErraKR to
W. S. Knight and wife and Mr. Oppen-1 dey. Mr. Joels' lease
hei.ner left Wednesday for he'JDast. . . ...
_ , ' *■ : 1 ••'ri tl tx’98 niff ini
Captain Chat. Scholl, the redoubtable
cork-leg rough rider ot the Canadas, is in
the city on a visit to his numerous
friends. We never saw a person who has
improved more physically than Chkrley.
He, ha? grown quite stout and is ip the
enjoyment ot exuberant spirits and per-
fect health. Captai i Scholl think? very
seriously ot re locating In Denison as his
mother wishes to return
iS ilham Muller has returned fyom a
visit to Cleveland and other points.
If Ton Have a Good Watermelon Hero is a
(Jhanoe for You.
The Denison Commercial Club will on
Saturday, August 18th, offer the follow-
ing premiums, there being no entry fee
other,than that the exhibits will become
the property of the Club:
For the best variety of watermelons,
For the largest watermelon, $100.
For the best one-half dozen Canta-
loupes, $1.00. <
lhose who won premiums last week
will be found on another page of this
issue, as will also t-.e list ot premiums
offered for Saturday, August it.
The rooms of the Denison Commercial
Club are at No. no North Rusk avenue.
A permanent exhibit of the products of
this section will be found at the1 club
rooms and visitors to the city are invited
to call and see it.
/ —.........' 1 -•.....
Miff STEELS DOMING.
Hxnhaw'i Basin on College
end Literary Academy, Denison,
Texss, is one of tbe most thorough,
practice!, end progressive schools
in the state. Courses of study.—
Literary, Penmanship, Bookkeep-
ing, Shorthand and Typewriting.
Send for catalogue. Direct all
communications to Geo. L. Har-
shaw, Proprietor. H-4t
Superintendent Daffin of the H. & T.
C. was here Wednesday.
E. C. Sanger who has charge of a pile
driver on the Frltco construction in the
Territory was here the past week.
The railroads were giving a 30c. round
trip fare to Sherman jubilee week.
George Pollock, a Katy boy in the
early eighties, was here the past week.
This is the first visit in eighteen years.
The Fri«co people will soon begin ac-
tive operations in Sh. rman, so the con-
tractors say. The work contemplated
over there is quite extensive.
The Katy will put in six additional
stalls here. Resident Engineer Alex
Acheson of Dallas was here Wednesday
laying off the ground.
Corductor J. A. Maul of the Cotton
Belt arrived Saturday on a viait to his
tather-in-law, C. P. Parrish.
The Katy is putting new men to work
daily at the machine shops.
The Katy is building a spur foy the
benefit of the knitting mill.
General Baggage Master Maxwell of
the Katy is seriously ill and not expected
to live. Mr. Maxwell was a passenger
conductor out of Denison for a period of
fifteen years and has a host of friends
among the old-timers,
Frisco sub-contractors were moving
their outfits across the river Thursday.
E. M. Puget of th^ general office of the
International and Great Northern at Pal-
estine was here Thursday.
We have received a
communication from M ss Mamie Cu
In legard to the Camp Tom Smith En
campment which will appear next week.
Everything New This Season. — Doming I
The biggest crowd for the space occu-
pied ever assembled In Paris turned out
to attend A. G. Allen’s New Orleans
Minstrels, wno gave their entertainment
in a tent stre.ched on Grand avenue, op-
posite the Avenue hotel. There were
tully three thousand peraons present, and
the onlv reason that there were not more
was that they could not be packed and
jammed any tighter inside the tent.
The minstrels an ived in their special
car over the Texas & Pacific from Texar-
Mrs. A. J. Maul, at Camden, Ark.,
has been telephoned for_______Dr.
Booth is having his elegant home
on south Mirick avenue painted_
Dr. Barradal, late of the firm of
Bailey & Barradal, has located in
Sherman_____Sam Joels was not
in a very happy frame of mind to-
ard it was his intention to go out of
the retail business for good. The
law requires that a tenant of a bust
ness bouse shall give 30 days’ notice.
This Mr. Joels failed to do, so tbe
owner of the property, Mr. Thomas
Fox, insists that Mr. Joels is re
sponsible for tbe rent of tbe building
for another year. Sam was talking
in seven different languages to-day.
A few days ago some one asked
us to give the names, in the Gazkt-
tker, of ail the mayors of Denison
trom its birth in 1872 to the present
time. They are as follows: L. S.
Owings, j. A. Schrader, Ed PeTry
W. H. Winn, E. H. Lingo, R. M
Grubhs, W. M. Peck, W, B. Boss
terms, Dr. T. B. Hanna, Sam
Hanna, H. Tone, 2 terms, J. D.
Yocom, 2 terms, L. Lebrecht,
terms, and the present incumbent
J, D. Knaur_________Superintendent
Fitzgerald has a fan running in the
Water Works office which is driven
by water pressure. It operates as
successfully a% those driven by elec-
tricity and costs only $i-7S per
month to operate it.
THURSDAY. AUG. 9.
Silva, the 12 year old daughter of
Dr. Baker, was seriously injured
the early part of the week by the
kick of a horse. The left hip
the child received the blow of the
horse_____The letter of Robert
Carver published in the Herald is
damper on Red river navigation en-
thusiasts_______It is a fair estimate
Morgan street named Cook ought to
be looked after. They are aick end
leek tbe necessaries of life_There
was a countryman in tbe city fro
the Bella diatrict to-day. He urea
looking for a farm hand who had
eloped with hie daughter, aged six-
teen yean. Tbe farmer’s name la
Cantwell----------The long distance
telephone cornea high end it ia
cheaper to uae tbe telegraph wire.
A lady wished to talk with a person
at Camden, Ark. She did not con-
sume thtee minutes yet was obliged
to pay $1.45. That smacks of ex-
tortion.,__Leo Warner, a lad aged
five yean, fell from e peach tree
this noon breaking his right leg.
He waa: attended by Dr. Gardner.
_A well informed man estimates
that there are at least 2,000 bales of
hay stored at different points on
Main street. What a chance for a
|| ^RIDAY, AUG. IO.
Jerry; .Strait has a novel way of
calling his chickens to feed. He
blows a horn. He has probably
400 chitkens that roam over consid-
erable country. The moment they
hear the born they come from all
directions. They understand the
call perfectly--C. P. Parrish, our
pioneer townsmajn, is seriously ill
again, and his family and friends
are greatly alatmed at his condition.
_There was almost a not at the
canning plant. The officers were sent
for to q[uell the disturbance___This
is pay day at the cotton mill. There
are at the present time, all told,
about too Operatives out there
car:; load of Missoun potatoes
:e ^distributed at the grocery
houses to-day__Geo. Fowler, who
resided: in Blue county, Choctaw
Nations states that a bear or panther
recently killed four fine calves. The
track indicated that the varmint was
bear,,........Charley Redwood has
promised to furnish the Gazetteer
an occasional letter from the seat of
war til China___________It is estimated
that al: least 500 vehicles left this
city yesterday for Sherman______
The continued wet, muggy weather
has brought the boil worm to tbe
cottort:crop in some localities. What
needed now for tbe crop
hi>t, dry weather____
A fevt days ago a pigeon flew into
tbe'window of tbe lodge room of the
O. O. F. The first impulse was
10 release it, but Mrs. R. C. Collins
said that she would take it home.
The pigeon has been given the free-
dom of the rooms. A day 01
ago Mrs- Coliins thought that she
Rolling in Health
it better than to be “rolling in wealth,” and as tbe
“staff of life” ia good, pure and wholesome bread,
you ahould secure some of our choice flour, that ia
made from tbe best selected wheat, and manufactured
by tbe beat process. Your bread will! be white, light
and nourishing if you use our high grade flour, and
your pastry and cakes will be all that ypu could desire.
DENISON RIliliING GO.
Sole Agent for
“The Tennessee” and Famous Pranioi Old ichor; Wagons
No. 416 W. Main Street, Denison, Texas.
Delivered at your
doors, A rebate
given when tickets
Denison Crystal Ice Co.
Amendment to the Constitution of the State
of Texas, to be Voted on Tuesday,
November 6, A. I), 1900.
kfn*’ *here, they P>*yed last Saturday that at least 2,500 people went over
night to an immense crowd, and gave a I ,
— 1 to Sherman to-day to participate in
the jubilee——Claud Craig ia on
the road to recovery_____Mrs.
Van Duzen ia quite ill at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Heit-
man, on Chandler avenue_One
of the most remarkable men
Grayson county is Mr. Overturf.
who ia living with his son, Simon,
He is 82 years of age. His facul
ties are intact and he is as active as
most persons at 75- He expects to
reach the age of a centenarian. He
was born in Ohio when that great
would; give her pet a bath. While
examining it she discovered on one
of the legs a silver ring with the in
itials 1900 and three letters. The
pigeon is a carrier and its borne may
be hundreds of miles from here.
The ring signifies a message of some
kind.i____The Gazetteer learns
that during the present month
it •700 wagon loads of oats h
arrived here__John Suggs and
others went out to see a game
base ball last Sunday, but their at
tention was attracted so much
another object that they saw but
little ;pf the game______The National
Cotton Oil Co. has employed T. F
Booth man to manage its big nsw
gin ill West Denison. The gin will
have a capacity of too bales a day.
::j Frank J. Merryman brought
to the city to-day a peach that
weighs pounds. It was the
biggest peach ever seen in Denison.
Merryman is a renter on Choctaw.
„;,.A singular accident happened
last §unday to Mrs. George Elmore
which has confined her to the house
ever Since. While seated in a buggy
in the country a young quail flew
into her face, striking her with great
force in the left eye. She has not
been able to see since, and is suffer-
ing great pun. The blow stunned
the quail and it fell to the bottom of
the buggy,____The Stapp Bros.
street parade at about 12; 30 o’clock. The
company is composed of real darkies.
Their entertainments are in some res-
pects original snd unique, being a depart-
ure from the regula. minstrelsy.
Most persons who patronize minstrel
shows prefer burnt cork artists because
they portray the old time plantation
darkey '.o better advantage than the black
man himself. In the entertainment last
night, however, the negro character was
portrayed faithfully by the negroes them-
selves. The show was quite up-to-date,
and that it was clean and refined was
attested by the fact that it was attended
by many of the most prominent theater-
g ers in the city, ail of whom appeared
to be pleased.
There is a vast difference in the price
of admission charged by this company
than what it usually charged by minstrel
companies, nevertheless the show was
Paris, Texas, Sept. 19. 1899.
The above company will appear here
Wednesday, Aug. 15.
have moved back to the old quarters
recently gutted by fire. They will
open up in fine style in a few days.
A HEW FIRM.
Denison Fair and R&oes.
state was a wilderness peopled with
up-to-date.—Paris Morning News, I savage tribes of Indiana____It looks
pretty near as if every one waa
Sherman to-day. We passed three
ot tbe largest dry goods establish-
ments in the city and there was net
a customer in either of them___
There are about five representative,
brainy men in the present council_
It begins to look as if Dr. Booth
was running the council, at least the
Doctor’s word seems to go
M. K, T. Sommer Excursion Bates.
Commencing, June 1st and until Sept-
ember 30*11, we will sell round-trip tickets
at a very low rale to points in Alabama,
Arkansas, Canada, Colorado, District of
Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland,
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,
Mississippi, New York, North Carolina,
call on or
. Ticket Agent.
T. A. DxVoaa, A, T. A
M. K.A T. RATES.
Merchants association meetings at St.
Louir, Kansas City snd Chicago, the M.
K. & T. will sell round trip tickets to
above mee'ings at rate of one and oae-
fitth, on certificate plan. Tickets on sale
tor St. Louis Aug. 4 to 15, 18 to 29, and
Sept. 1 to 14. For Kansas City July 28
to Aug. 3, Aug. 30 to Sept. 5. For Chi-
cago Aug. 4 to to, (8 to 24, Sept, t to 7
and 13 to 21. 1
Account Bob Stone Camp Reunion
and picnic at Nacona. Tex., Aug. 15th
to 17th, round trip tickets to Nacona on
Aug. 14th and 15th at rate of $3.25;
good until August 18.
J, Gulach, T. A.
T. A. DxVoaa, A. T. A.
This morning attractive hand bills
were circulated in SoeTtnan and at
the picnic grounds announcing the
second annual fair and races to be
held at Deniaon from SeptemDer 25
to 28, inclusive. Six thousand dol-
lars in purses and premiums are
offered. Special amusement features | John Rennie has taken a position at
will be provided, and addresses de- „ M
livered by Governor Sayers and H* h“ ch»rK* of
other distinguished speakers. Spe- t*le shoe department--The
cial days are announced as follows: ground it being got in readiness pre
35th, Grayson county day; 36th, paratory to beginning the erection
Indian Territory day; 27th Wood- of the bulid.ng to be occupied by
men of the Work! day; 28th Sher 1 r 1
man day.—Sherman Register.
the Denison Hosier Company_
Dr. J. L. Jones is getting along
nicely__Charley Scholl who has
Here are two characteristic dis-
patches sent to Gen. Lee in report-1 been all over Canada and the United
ing a day’s work. Stonewall Jack- States, says that there ia no place
ton reported, “By tbe grace of God like dear old Denison__There ia a
we have driven back the enemy on gang ot lawn mower thieves operat-
or right” Jubal Early's message ing in the city. Several have been
read, “By damned hard fighting we atolan recently—Tha family at
hava dtaned ’em up on tha left” 1 tbe comer of Armatroog a’
' ■K®a*®***' i afe
J. W. Hocker & Co. will be the.
style of the new firm at R. M.
King’s old stand. Mr. Hocker is
from Norman, O. T., where he
stands at tbe top notch in business
circles. Mr. Hocker states that he
is favorably impressed with Deni-
son and intends to concentrate all
of bis business interests here. He
is quite confident that he hit the
naii upon the head in locating here
The public will be more than glad
to learn that our veteran townsman
R. M. King, will remain with
the new firm. Mr. King has
more friends to the square inch than
anyfean in Denison. Mr. Hocker
states that tbe dress goods depart
ment of the King stock is the best
that he has seen in the southwest.
Mr. Hocker will locate permanently
in Deniaon. The Gazetteer wel-
comes him and his family to our
(H. J. R. No. 35.)
JOINT RESOLUTION, amend-
ing Article 8, of the Constitution
of the State of Texas, by adding
thereto Section 20, providing for
the organization of irrigation dis-
tricts, and for the levying and
collection of a tax for the con-
struction of reservoirs, dams and
Beit Resolved by the Legislature
of the State of Texas:
That Article h, of the Constitu-
tion of the State of Texas, be
amended by adding thereto Section
20, as follows:
Section 20. In addition to the
powers of taxation granted in the
foregoing sections, it shall be lawful
for the Legislature of Texas to au-
thorize the land owers of the coun-
ties of Archer, Baylor, Clav,
Wichita and Knox to organize irri-
gation districts tn said counties
without regard to connty lines.
In making provisions for the cost
of construction of irrigation works
within said territory, it shall be law-
ful to levy taxes and create an in-
debtedness to rest as a charge on
and be secured by a lien on the ir-
rigable land for the use and benefit
of which said irrigation works have
been or may be constructed. The
Legislature may authorize such
taxes and indebtedness as may be
necessary to construct Irrigation
works within said territory, hut no
taxes shall be levied nor indebted-
ness created in any district until
authorized by a two-thirds vote of
the resident land owners therein
whose lands are susceptible of ir-
rigation from the proposed works.
The Governor is hereby directed
to issue the necessary proclamation
for submitting this amendment to
the qualified voters of Texas, on
the first Tuesday after the first
Monday in November, 1900, at
which election all voters favoring
the amendment shall have written or
printed on their tickets “For amend-
ing Article 8, of the Constitution of
Texas, so as to permit the formation
of irrigation districts in Archer,
Baylor, Clay, Wichita and Knox
counties,” and those opposed to
said amendment shall have written
or printed on their tickets “Against
amending Article 8,4)01 the Consti-
tution of Texas, so as to permit the
formation of irrigation districts in
Archer, Baylor, Clay, Wichita and
Knox counties.” iY4l
Sold only in
Premium List in
for the Money.
WOOLSON SPICE CO.. TOLEDO, Q.
The Daily News’ Pretoria special
dated Thursday, says : A plot to
shoot all the British officers iii this
town and take Lord Roberts prison-
er was most opportunely discovered.
Ten leaders have been arrested and
are now in jail. Tbis is probably
part of a conspiracy of which the
Johannesburg attempted rising was
the first indication.
Is It Andree’s Balloon?
The Hudson Bay Company offi-
cials have received word that In-
dians, hunting on the east coast of
Hudson Bay, north of St. George,
discovered some wreckage that may
possibly have been that ot the An-
dree expedition. It is stated that
they found last spring a vast quanti-
ty of wreckage and the bodies of
two men and one man who was
dying. Tbe language which this
man spoke was not English, and the
Indians were not able to understand
it They described the car and other
wreckage accurately. Tbe Hudson
Bay officials seem to be convinced
that it was the Andree expedition,
and have sent out a party guided by
the Indiana to find and bring back
evidence to eatabliah tbe truth of
these statements.—Scientific Ameri-
Romanos Waa Brief.
Read From Blank Paper.
In apparefit compliance with a
rule ot the Indiana Institute of Ho-
meopathy that all addresses before
that body will be delivered from
manuscript, D<. G. W. Bowen ap-
peared at a recent meeting with a
pile of paper which he turned over
sheet by sheet. The article was so
good that the institute asked for the
manuscript, only to find that tbe
.doctor bad held 100 sheets of blank
cards, but in
ing love, and they
t pretending to play
reality they were mak-
agreed to give
each other whatever they cut. „
She cut diamonds.
He cut a heart.
Just then the old man came in,
and he had already cut a club.
And so they were not married.
—London Illustrated News.
The Greatest City of Homes.
“Philadelpliia is the ‘city of
homes/ ” said a man from there the
other day. “I mean by this that we
have more private residences than
all of New York, Brooklyn and
London. I am not figuring on
apartment houses. I mean separate
houses for each family. The steady
and conservative habit of the peo-
ple is accountable. The mechanic
who has a steady job immediately
buys a. home. He does it on the
installment plan. In a few years
he has that indebtedness paid. Then
the home is his. He will not sell.
This has built up the city wonder-
fully in the past few years. All
these homes can be reached within
fifteen minutes’ ride from the busi-
Take your laudry to tbe Denison
You will be
Satisfactory Soothers Mas.
The etatee of Texas, Mississippi
and Georgia have recently t aband-
oned the system of hiring eut con-
victs, but have employed them t*
advantage on farms, especially ii
raising 00tton. Tins form of em-
ployment has been found to work
tbe least injury to free labor and ts
assure the best returns. Both Mi*
aiseippi and Texas have made a pro
fit oat of their convict farms ani
the farms have been free from the
hardships and cruelties to convict*
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The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 17, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 12, 1900, newspaper, August 12, 1900; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth571111/m1/4/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.