The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 4, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 24, 1885 Page: 4 of 4
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OFFICIAL Pifa OF THE CITY OF UNISON
The members and their families are re-
quested to attend the muaical entertain-
meat thU evening at 7 o’clock, at the so-
Loots Lkbkecht, Pres,
E. t. ltu>Kt.arr, Sec’y.
Decorative embroidery In silk, tinsel,
arraaene and chenilc. Flower* In ph»h
and ribbon work; Kensington and brush
painting on velvet, satin and plush; lus-
trai painting on velvet and plush. Flowers
In oil and water-colors, stencil work, etc.
Stamping done to order, and lessons
given in the above at this residence of C.
L. Jordan, its Morton street near Austin
avenue. Classes In Kensington painting
on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
mornings. Embroidery, Tuesday, Thurs-
day and Saturday mornings. Ladles
mgy receive Instructions In their homes,
on application, from 3 to 6 o’clock every
afternoon. Mas. C. Ecblk*
Fred Dunn Is in Chicago. __
Harbcn’s 5 A to cent store.
Miss Luetta Karner, of Mexia, is visit-
ing her sister Mrs. Dr. Cook.
The dosing exercise of Prof. Kollock’s
school will come oft on the evening of
Jane 9th, at the opera house.
If to-day proves to be a pleasant one,
the receipts on the Boulevard street car
line will be aa item of Importance.
Murray’s Steam Printing Mouse has
capacity now of nearly fifty thousand Im-
The season has arrived, when saluta-
tions, valedictories, essays, etc., will be
In order, and them comes vacation.
Jerry Nolan was over In Sherman Tues-
day and bought out Berge & Stewart’s
Every stable tor $7390. He will move the
Stock, carriages, etc., to Denison.
Considerable mud and rubbage was
bauled off ot Main street the past week,
yet there Is still more remaining. The
City dads should see that It is all removed.
A thirteen page brief was gotten out at
Murray’s Steam Printing House, last Fri-
day, In seven hours. This Item is only
a puff for the Institution.
The Snmmer Normal school, for this
district will be held at Sherman this year.
These institutions are free to all those
qualifying themselves for teachers.
10 cent store—
The actor who took the part
“Scraggs,” In the “My Partner” play
Thursday evening, was a good one, Iron-
ically speaking. He forgot that he was
not In a rehearsal. *
Times are hard. There Is no doubt
about It. Nearly every man you meet Is
dressed up—iirhis last summer’s wit.
The “renovator” Is all right—he has been
doing a rushing business.
B.N. Carter, the Anheuser-Busch Brew-
ing Association agent at this place Isn’t
losing any time In the way of furnishing
luxury for the people. Now we are to
have the celebrated Budweiser Beer.
Dr. F. B. Marshall, reeently from Chi-
cago, has let the contract for a fine two-
story residence on Armstrong avenue, in
South Denison. The doctor purchased
this desirable property of the Denison
A lull line of grain cradles,
snathes and scythes just received at
Leeper, Lingo & Co’s.
On Tuesday afternoon a white man
concluded to have some fun by teasing
and tantalising the crazy negro Frank.
The fun became unbearable to Frank in a
short time, when he made the fun-tnaker
take to his heels for safety, much to the
amusement of the crowd.
We believe the 30th of this month is
the day set apart as decoration day. Why
can’t Denison join In the procession, and
those ot our citisens who have loved ones
hurried at Oak wood or Fairvlew cemeter-
ies see that their last resting places hare
pot been forgotten !
A horse belonging to West Moss, a col-
ored man, was found dead Friday morn-
ing on the corner of Morton street and
Burnet avenue. Upon examination it was
ascertained that it had been killed by
cutting Into the stomach with some sharp
Instrument The deed was a cowardly
one to say the least.
The finest assortment of toilet
soap to he found in north Texas at
Burgowcr’s, at astonishingly low
John Walters, a prisoner in the city-
jail awaiting trial for grand larceny, made
hts escape Thursday morning through
one of the windows by loosening one of
the bars. An ax had been left near the
front window which was secured bv
means of a strap, and used in loosening
the bars. The aperture through which
he passed wss 10x12 inches
From (he amount of mud and water
that gathers at the crossing of Main street
and Houston avenue every time there Is a
rainfall, It teems that there is something
wrong with the sewer drainage at that
point. Something shpuld be done to
prevent further collection of mud and
flhh there, obstructing passage during
Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Hull and Mis.
Harvey were out driving. When Mrs. Hull
alighted at her home in the southern part
of the city, leaving Mrs. Harvey seated
In the buggy. The horse became fright-
ened and turning around quickly, upset
the buggy, throwing Mrs. Harvey against
a wire fence, cutting her face badly and
knocking oet several teeth. She was taken
home and a physician called.
The attention ot the reader is again
directed to the advertisement of blooded
hogs, on third page, for sale by Geo. W.
Odneal. These ho^s are the Djurock
hogs imported, stock. They are not the
jersey Red. but a far better hog. It will
pay those interested in hog raising to se-
cure this breed of hogs. If not desired
to rake'them pure they cross well with
other breeds. They are large in size,
mature at an early age and fatten rapidly.
A full line of screen doors and
window frames just received, at
Lkkpek, Lingo & Co’s.
Deftiaeik Oottdfi Company.
Another long felt want of Denied)! Itta
been supplied at last- A cotton company
has been organised which will be known
as the Denison Cotton Company. It has
an authorized capital of $50,000, with a
paid up capital of $2u,ooo.
The officers for the ensuing year are as
follows: W. B. Munson, president; A.
H. Coffin, vice-president; E. T. Hatha-
way, secretary; F. M. Robinson, treasur-
er; C. H. Merry, grand manager.
The company proposes to erect at once
gin buildings with sufficient capacity tor
ginning too bales of cotton per day. This
It k deemed, will be sufficient to answer
the present demands. Cotton will be
bought by agents at the different railfffiad
stations and shipped by rail to Denison.
The cotton tor farmers will be ginned
on same terms as at other gins.
The company will not put in oil ma-
chinery the present season, but think that
in all probability they will by next a
The Gazkttxer wishes .the new enter-
prise success and prosperity.
It has been proven that the alarming
epidemic of typhoid fever, prevailing at
Plymouth, Pa., had its origin In a stream
of water which supplies the town with
water and that the dkease germs origi-
nated from a privy vault located forty feet
from the bank of the creek. This should
serve as a warning to those cities which
use well water. Too much care cannot be
taken against water used for domestic
purposes becoming contaminated with
impurities. There k special danger in
Denison owing to the fact that the town
k underlaid jvlth porous rock. Impuri-
ties are liable to be carried Mng distances
through seams in this underlying strata,
with a good system of water works sup-
plying pure water, we believe the health
of Denison would improve fifty per cent,
The Gazetteer is Indebted to Prof
Richard Mansill, of Rock Island, Ills.,
for a copy of his Weather Almanac and
Ephemeris for 1885; also, a copy of his
quarterly, entitled Mansilt’s Signal. The
almanac has been published annually
since 1876, and is the weather indicator
which the intelligent old farmers of
Illinois swear by. The price of the Al-
manac it 25 cents, and The Signal 75
cents a year. The professor has a novel
theory to account for meteorological
changes, which is clearly explained and
illustrated in his several publications. He
overlooked our heavy rainfall the middle
of the week, but predicts a storm period
the 23d and 24th.
A Model Girl-
Agnes Bush, whose father has leased
Mr. Choice’s farm, four miles west of
Denison, planted three acres of cotton
this spring, chopped it out and is cult!
vatlng it without any assistance. It
the cleanest and best looking cotton patch
in this vicinity. Mls*s Agnes is only fif-
teen years old—a modest girl, with
pleasant face, made more beautiful with
the bloom of perfect health, to be ob-
tained only by free exercise In the open
air. She takes a great deal of pride in
her growing crop, and proposes to pick
It all herself. If her cotton doesn’t bring
a good price and a premium besides,
then the Gazkttkkk doesn’t correctly
-size up Denison buyers.
“Notes and Queries,” No. 33, pub-
lished at Manchester, N. H., is on. our
desk. This is an exceedingly interesting
monthly and furnished at the low price of
$1 a year, or^ten cents a number. It is
devoted, as its name indicates, to ques-
tions and answers, hence affords an op-
portunity for exchanging knowledge.
Every page is instructive, and no one is so
wise but what he can learn something
from its perusal. The most interesting
book in our library is , “The Athenian
Oracles,” in four volumes, printed in
1704. These books were- made up from
a similar publication to Notes and Que-
ries, entitled “The Athenian Mercury.”
It is astonishing how much out* of the
way information can be collected by
means of such a periodical, and the only
wonder is that they are not better patron-
• ■ o-
Tuesday evening as George 1’ulver was
turning the corner of Main street and
Fannin avenue, he was run over by IJick
McSwvane who was under the intluence
of ardent spirits and was riding at full
speed. His horse fell on Pulver and in
struggling to arise, struck him with his
feet. It was at first thought that his in-
juries would prove fatal but it turned out
to be a false alarm. McSwayne, with
Tom Turner, who was riding with him at
the time, were arrested by Marshal Cut-
ler. Turner was held for carrying con-
Messrs. Byrnes & Eddy, two young
men from Dallas, are convassing our bus-
iness men in the interest of a Review of
the manufacturing, mercantile and general
commercial enterprises of the city. The
statistics, etc., will make a handsome
book of about one hundred pages, and
they expect to issue several thousand
copies—aa many in fact as our citizens
will subscribe for. No doubt such a pub-
lication would prove advantageous to
Denison generally, it well circulated in
tfte east, and it k to be hoped the young
Been will be liberally encouraged.
' 'tell'' ’ ' ......
Mr. Z. P. Stoneman, a successful fruit
grower, living in South Denison, left in
the Gazetteer office Friday, s.ime young
grapes and peaches. The grapes were the
Elvira and on one shoot there were six
bunches, something a little unusual. The
peaches were- of the Hale’s Early and
Alexander varieties. They are ready for
market about the 1st of June. The
branches left with us are very full. Mr.
Stoneman says that his peach trees are so
heavily loaded with fruit that he has been
obliged to thiesh part of it off to prevent
breakage. The Gazetteer is looking
forward to the ripening of the fruit with
interest for it knows that it will he re-
At the meeting of the Ladies’ Relief
Association held last Tuesday,for the pur-
pose of arranging for the charity festival,
one of the members proposed to elect
Joe Euper to prepare the lemonade. This
called one of the ladies to her feet to en-
quire if Joe was a good squeezer. The
Gazetteer reporter was too modest to
remain while the question was being dis-
cussed, but as Mr. Euper was unanimous-
ly elected it is presumed the investigation
„ They All Bay 80.
A solid friend of the Gazetteer at
Caddo, I T., writes as follows r
“Enclosed please find $2. I receive
eight weekly papers, and the Sunday
Gazetteer is second to none. ' I gave
my friends several copies and they all say
it is the paper for this country.”
In this connection we will state that
subscribers wishing sample copies to
show their friends will be supplied'tree on
application at this office, or by letter. y
Burt Willis, reported as having ab-
sconded from Sherman with funds be-
longing to the Telephone company, re-
turned last week, lie says he lost some
money gambling, and went to Nebraska
in hopes of obtaining money from friends
to settle with the company, but had no
idea of absconding. He will probahlv
resume work for the company and pay
his shortage out of his wages.
A house belonging to A. R. Collins,
and occupied by Madame Kittle Denvers
as a bagnio, took fire Sunday night be-
tween «2 and 1 o’clock, and was destroyed
together with contents. The occupants
were all up; yet no one could give the
origin of the fire. The insurance on the
house was $1000; on the property, $500r
Tom Nelms now brakes on it passenger
train between this city and Taylor.
Murt Mustick smashes baggage between
Denison and Taylor. •
A sleeping coach is now attached to the
afternoon passenger train on the Mo.
Pac., between thk city and Laredo. Thk
will add much to the comfort ot traveling
on this divison of the road.
John Dollarhide will brake on a road
running into the City of Mexico.
Conductors Harrington and Hismer,
from off the Denver & Rio Grande R. R.,
were in the city the middle of the week.
The Fort Worth & Denver R’y. is rap-
idly progressing into the Panhandle coun-
try. It has been transferred from paper
to mother earth.
A new road from Fort Worth out,
called the Waxahachie Tap, Is being built
on paper. It is said to be a sureity if
the city will raise $70,000 and give the
right of way out of the city. The citi-
zens have gone to work to raise the re-
fc. A Quinlan, of Corsicana, superin-
tendent ot the H. & T. C., arrived in the
The Mo. Pac. pay car was on time
Wednesday, bearing golden moments for
the boys at this place.
The steam excavator was fitted up with
a train of sixty flat cars the past week,
and sent to Holland.
J. C. Wood, formerly roadmaster on
the Mo. Pac., returned to Denison Thurs-
day from Colorado, where he had been
spending several months.
Engineer Bill Murphy run his engine,
No. 53, in from Gainesville, Thursday
to have it repaired After | short stay at
the shops here it will come out in good
Doc. Michel), manager of “My Part-
ner” dramatic troupe, has accepted
posMfcm as chief clerk in the master me-
chanic’s office at Tyler. He will doubtless
make more than by the stage.
The order recently issued cutting the
wages of the Mo. Pac. section foremen
$5 per month and the track walkers from
$1.40 to $1.25 per day, to take effect the
28th of May, has been rescinded. This
was secured by the Grievance Committee
of the Knights of Labor, who waited
upon James Herrin,at Palestine, Another
victory for the laboring man.
The election ot directors for the ensu
ing year tor the M. K. & T., took place
at the office of the company at Parsons,
In this issue will be found the adver-
tisement of the Vandalia Fast Line to
the East. The fast time on this line has
only been run for a short time. Those
contemplating going East should contid
er the advantages of the Vandalia line be-
fore selecting another.
Frank Nelson, a former railroad boy,
but recently clerk In the postoffice in this
city^left Thursday for Vincennes, Ind
his old home. He will visit Cincinnati,
Toledo, Cleveland and other northern
cities, and go from thence to Colorado,
where he will reside in the future. Frank
left a multitude of friends here who hated
to part company with him and whose
best wishes follow him to his new home.
Engine, No. 97, having undergone ma
terial repairs in the machine shops at this
place, was put on the road Thursday and
tested, proving to be in fine running
der. Engineer Aleck Bradley, who has
been on the road for about eleven years
will work the lever.
The hospital service of the Mo. Pac.,
to be extended in Arkansas and Texas at
an early day. Besides rebuilding the hos
pital at Fort Worth, which was destroyed
by fire, three more institutions are to be
erected. Palestine has offered free ground
for this purpose, ‘San Antonio wants one,
Little Rock is spoken of, as is Hot
Springs, and the idea of building a joint
hospital at Texarkana is being advanced.
In any event three buildings tor this pur-
pose will be erected, but in what locality
has not yet been decided on.
The Mo. Pac. machine shops at this
place are now running a full force of
hands. The machinery is of a kind to do
all kinds of repairing and rebuilding. In
fact it would require but little more ma-
chinery to build cars from the beginning.
The dozen engines which have been
waiting for repairs, aie all, with the ex-
ception of one o'r two are now on the
road. Engine, No. 30 is being rebuilt, at
present being stripped of her entire ma-
chinery. The machinests employed all
understand their business, and are doing
faithful and efficient work.
Dallas is bestirring herself in the inter-
est of new railroad enterprises in differ-
ent directions. The Dallas & Northwest-
ern has just been organized with a view
to securing a line to the northwest. The
Texas trunk will be extended to the
southeast during the present year, and
there are strong probabilities that the
Santa Fe will be pushed to the northeast
by way of Rockwall, Greenville and Paris
within a few months.
Two elegantly furnished rooms, south-
ern exposure. Apply at the Gazetteer
Corset Cover, 65c.
No. aag—Ladies Chemise, 50c.
Kniehta of Labor to the Front.
The Knights of Labor Assemblies of
Denison, M»s 3690 and 263S, numbering
over three hundred members, unanimous-
ly adopted the following resolutions in
reference to penitentiary and other con-
vict goods, especially cigars handled and
sold by the merchants ot Denison to the
great detriment of the toiling mass or
those who earn their bread by the sweat
of their brows.
Whereas, It has cqirie to our knowledge
that the merchants of Denison are hand-
ling penitentiary goods ot all kinds, and
convict and cooley cigars, it becomes our
duty as wage workers to take some auction
Resolved, That the wage workers of
the city of Denison do protest against the
handling and sale ot these goods, and re-
quest the dealers in cigars in Denison
that they will in future buy or handle no
cigars that do not bear the union trade
Resolved, That we ask all who earn
their living by the sweat of their brow,
that they will neither buy nor handled
cigars kept or sold bv a merchant who
does not deal in union made cigars.
Resolved, That in asking this favor at
the hands ot the dealers and the public
generally, we are in no way interfering
with a just and legitimate business by
endeaving to advance the cause of "the
laboring classes throughout the land.
Reesoived, That a copy ot the above be
forwarded to the Sedalia Labor Union,
Gazetteer and Herald-News for publi-
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Kone celebrate
their fourth year of married life to-day.
The Gazetteer extends congratulations
and best wishes for an unlimited number
of years of ^undisturbed happiness and
The Merchants’ Association hold their
next meeting on Tuesday evening next in
the City Hall. A tull attendance of the
membership is requested.
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Wallack’s New York Specialty Compa-
ny played a five nights’engagement at the
Tremont Opera House, Galveston, last
The theatrical business in Texas
about closed up tor the season.
Ladies Chemise, $1.00.
Chemise and Skirt Combined
Bargains in Underwear, Corsets,
We have just received the lar-
gest stock of Ladies’ Underwear
and Children’s White Dresses
ever shown in Denison, and can
sell them as cheap as they can
be sold by any house North or
South, Last or West. We will
be pleased to show yon through
at any time.
!j11 Main Street.
Ladies Chemise, tec.
A. r. PLATTER.
Parasols, Gloves, Pans,
Etc. in Large Variety*
That pure comb honey in jars at
Burgower’s, is certainly one of the
handsomest packages we ever saw.
Ladies Skirt, $1.40.
No. 215—Ladies Gown, 75c.
See Our 50c. Corset.
The News of the Week Boiled Down tor
No need for street sprinkers; streets all
held down by large rain-falls as usual....
.... Aleck Redick left for Fort Worth.
......Brad Camp left for his ranch in the
nation......Henry vVatermanof txames-
ville, was in the city......The Board of
Trade met in their hall in the afternoon.
......Col. Ed Hatton left for Fort Worth.
......Col. Edwin Pye, general superin-
tendent of stock yards of the Mo. Pac.,
was in the city......Mr. Chas. Water-
man returned from Hot Springs, where he
had been for health, which is much im-
proved......Miss Saliie Childs of Potts-
boro, returned home. She had been vis-
iting Miss Jennie Cox ot this city......
J. Storman, after his release, opened up
business opposite the Star Store......
John Ourand commenced-a new sidewalk
in front of his property......Henry Wal-
ker, who has been studying medicine and
dentistry in Philadelphia, returned, much
to the gratification of his many friends.
Miss Ida Hutton went to Sherman on
the noon train, to be in attendance at the
Knights of Pythias’ picnic......Two pig-
tail celestials raised-a racket in John
Hoka’s laundry, about the going down
of the sun. Policeman Stoneman was
promptly on the scene of action and
“pulled” the offending party.... ..John
Dollarhide left for the city of Mexico....
....Mrs. Ed. Zintgraff went over to Sher-
man..... .Large numbers of the Panhan-
dle cattle passed through on the Mo. Pac.
......The church social at the M. E.
Church, north, was a very pleasant affair,
those present enjoying themselves hugely.
The heaviness of the heavens prevented
many from attending that would other-
wise have done so had the weather been
more favorable......A social dance took
place at the residence of Wm. LaBaume.
A pleasant evening was spent by those
present..... .The skating rink opened up
after a week’s rest......Frank Thompson
from Preston Bend, was in the city......
Mr. L. Price left at night for Arabella,
Mo., to see his mother, who, it was re-
ported was dying......The saloons were
notified by Mrs. E. G. Lafon to sell no
mere liquor to her husband......Albert
Andrus while playing base-ball, was hit
on the back of the head, and knocked
down. Cold water revived him.......
Misses Jennie and Sarah Williams gave a
social at their father’s residence, which is
said to have been a very pleasant affair.
A fine day for ducks. The only water-
works Denison needed were works to car-
ry off the water......Two little “coons”
were “pulled” by policeman Erskine, for
pugejistic exercise.... The water gathered
at the foot of Main street, two feet
deep in places......Miss Isie Tone was
rustling in the interest of the poor festi-
val. She made a draw on several of the
young men for a chance in the raffle....
... .Tim Murphy was bound over in a
bond of $300 for his appearance at the
county court.....-O. M. Bonier of Pine
Bluff was in the city......Deputy tax-
coilector Cunningham wa> in the city
collecting occupation taxes for state and
county......Mr. E. P. Foster returned
from Hot Springs where he had been in
the interest of his rheumatism. He re-
ports that he disposed of his entire stock
on good terms.... .-Col Jno. E. Finni-
gan, (^presenting the Travelers’ Insur-
ance company, was in the city.
Miss Ida Harris and sister Mrs. Norvelle
of McKinney, who arrived in Denison
Wednesday, returned. Miss Ida seems to
have located a claim on one or two of our
young men......MUs Cora Lingo return-
ed from Sherman......Mrs. W. J. Scott,
of San 'Antonio, wife of ex-postmaster
Scott of this city, passed through the city
en route for New York City......Mrs.
Samuel Star and sister, and Mrs. F.pp-
steine went to Sherman on the afternoon
train......Miss Rosa Leeper and Mrs.
Easton left for Dallas, to be gone a few
days on a visit......Mr. Ike Standifer
and Miss Minnie Menefee went to Sher-
man in the afternoon......Mr. John
Griffan, a prominent business man of
Fort Worth, arrived in the city, looking
after some real estate......W. B. Boss
the well-known miller, left for Dallas....
...-Ed Hatton came up from Fort Worth.
......Col. Aleck Reddick returned from
the south......Col. W. W. Elliot re-
turned from the west......Attorney
Birchfield left on legal business for Alva-
rado......Miss Ida Hutton returned from
Sherman where she had been in attend-
ance at the Knights of Pythias ball......
A. L. Rosen returned from St. Joe, Mo.,
on a visit to his old home......Mr. Z. T.
Wales arrived from North Carolina, to
make this city his future home.......
Hard on the news gatherers........
General rush among the rustlers for the
poor festival........Will Perry returned
from Territory........Mrs. G. B. Ander-
son returned from Bryan, Texas........
John Waples left for the north, to be gone
several days........W. B. Wells of the
Pickwick hotel, of Fort Worth, was in the
city...... ..Tom Gilroy and F. M.
Woods went to Fort Worth, to purchase
some fine stock........J. H. Harris re-
turned to his home in the nation........
Mrs. Alice Russell, sisjp r of Mrs. Sam
Hanna, arrived in this city from Tennes-
see to spend a few weeks visiting........
The band furnished some excellent music
at the festival at night........ Miss Ade-
iia Parmer left for Fort Worth, to visit
her brother...... Clem Hancock, a popu-
lar young merchant of Caddo, I. T., was
in the effy in attendance at the charity
festival-.......Mr. N. F. Duval, secreta-
ry of the new paper at Sherman, was in
the city........A little son ot city attor-
ney Hause, while fooling with a circular
saw, had one of his fingers nearly cut off.
......Miss Mollie White left for Gaines-
ville on a visit, to be gone several days.
The hebdomedal barbecue at the Miller
Springs, Sunday, on account of too much
rain-fall previously, failed to materialize.
......Miss HarrieOram has accepted a
position behind the counter in Harden’s
5 and to cent store......B. P. Kinzie, at
the Star Store, is very desirous of
securing a man to paint his fence.
Amateur base balling is receiving care-
ful attention at the hands of some ot our
voung men. They are entitled to all the
enjoyment which they reap...... Mr.
Wm. Bennett of Little Rock, Ark, was in
the city the past week visiting his brother
J. W. Bennett, the grocery man......
Bud Taylor a prominent farmer trom the
Chickasaw nation, spent the first of the
week in Denison.*•«.«J. H. Nowlan has
purchased the livery stock and material
of Birge & Stewart, of Sherman......
Below are shipments for the week end-
ing at noon yesterday:
E. Perry & Sons, beans, 32 boxes; crop
almost one-half gone. Peas, 103 boxes;
crop gone. Strawberries, 209 crates;
crop more than half gone. Vegetables,
O’Dair, McConnell & Co , strawberries
48 craves; vegetables, all varieties, 18
Those extra snowflake crackers of
Burgower’s have been going off
with a rush at ten cents, the past
week. . .
Merchants’ Protective Association.
Mention was made a short time since
that the merchants of Denison were to
organize a protective association. Ac-
cordingly the association has been organ-
ized and is now in good working condi-
tion. They have secured the printing
of their constitution the past week at
Murray’s Steam Printing House.
The constitution provides for the hold-
iug a meeting on the 4th Tuesday in each
month. Eleven members in good stand-
ing constitute a quorum to transact gen-
The officers are President, Vice-Presi-
dent, Secretary and Treasurer. Any
member in good standing is eligible to
New members are admitted by the vote
of two-thirds of the members present,
the votes being taked by ballot. Persons
desiring membership put their petition in
Each member pays dues at the rate of
50 cents per month in quarterly payments,
beginning with his installment. Becom-
ing in arrears for dues or fines renders a
member ineligible to the privileges of the
The treasurer and secretary to receive
$30 per quarter.
All proceedings of the meetings to be
held inviolate, and the fine for disclosure
No member is allowed to speak more
than twice on the same subject, nor to
consume more than ten minutes time.
The street and alley committee will
have to remove the sewer that crosses
Main street from Houston avenue, as It
is too small, as was demonstrated,during
the heavy rain last Tuesday. The water
stood two feet deep in the street at that
point all day, rendering it impoasible by
pedestrians. This sewer was put in, by
the old council. The new council has
already taken out and enlarged the sewer
at the postoffice. They have constructed
two or three others which give perfect
satisfaction. Mr. Waltz is chairman of
the street and alley committee and insists
upon all work done under his supervision
being first class.
The “My Partner” companv played at
the opera house on Thursday evening to
a thin house. Several circumstances
combined to lessen the attendance. The
play is a good one but was very poorly
rendered. It takes money to draw
money, and as the troupe was “busted”
it was allowed to remain in the same con-
The festival given by the ladies of the
M. E. Church, South, in the Ledrick
building, Thursday evening, was well at-
tended. The tables were presided over
by the young ladies with perfect grace. A
pleasant evening was spent to the benefit
of the church.
Prot. Frederick Hcrz, a graduate of the
Conservatory of Music of Berlin, but late
of Nashville, Tenn., is stopping in the
city with a view to locating. His musi-
cal talent will insure him a warm welcome.
There is no danger of too much music in
the dty. __
Call and see our Low Down Bind-
ers. Lekpkr, Lingo & Co.
Burgower’s Eagle patent flour is
still giving the same good satisfac-
tion that it did in the start, and he is
adding new customers daily on ac-
count of the splendid quality of this
The Parnell Saloon is having a sub-
stantial awning built, which wUI add to
the appearance of that portion of Main
street very materially.
Baxter, C. H, 4
Burklow, Mrs. Mollie
Bethea, W. j.
Brown, Mies Julia.
Carter, Mbs K1U
Collinsworth, J. O. Conn, las. B.
Collins, J no. B. Cruse, Y. 1.
Cal, Him Melinda Cregecr, Mrs. Wm.
Coleman, B. W.
Calhaun, R. H.
Dupree, Mias Pxrtbeua Daren, Wm,
Davis, Mias C. N. Davis, Austin G.
Davis,.Miss Julia] Duval A Cravens
Elliott. Mrs. Louisa A.^Kvaas, W. F.
Ford, Mrs. S. P. Fitch jerel, Mins Clara
Fowller, H. J. Frank, Herman
Frank, H. French, J. M.
Franklin, Miss Mattic Faveler, Him Nioey
Fletcher. W. C. “ *** --------
Gravely, Mrs. A. V.
Gephart, J. W.
Gants, Mrs. Mary
Gower, Mrs. Saliie
Hammond, Minn Ida
Honk, Miss Nellie
Hummel, Me *
Hatton, R. A.
Ivins, J ames
Jackson. Miss Emma
jovee, Thoa. J.
King, C. A.
Kin ley, Mattie
Feuds, Miss him'
^Gross, Geo. a
Hoover, I. H. s
Harvey, John H.
Hewkins, Mrs. Nsilie
Hav, Mrs. Milan
Hicks, Miss J. Sarah
Httabel, Mr. Vaa ,
Kinney, Mrs. Martha
Mazey, Mrs. Ann
Mzrmenl, A. G.
_________ Menee, Charles W,
Mathews, Ella A Henry Maze, Lizzie, col.
Mathers, N. C. Maninger, Pete
Mays, Miss Fannie Meininger, Peter
Mann, T. A. MiUeOjiss C.
Miller, L, W. Martin. T. M.
McDonald. Dave McBride, Mrs. Lnclla
McDonald, J. L. McKnight. Wm. H.
McDonald, MUs Mattie^
Norman, Miss Lulls Neal, Miss Lizzie
Owens, Alfred ^
Poar, Bertha B. Uane, H. A.
Parsons, Mrs. Mattie _
River, B. J. Bock, Geo. L.
Bosch, John Riga, Jim
Randell, R. R«*. Mrs. S. A.
Scheubcr, Charles Spool roan, C.
Smallwood,Miss Elmirs Spence. Ed as
Swain, Mrs. L. M. Sims. F. M.
- — — Straub, Sim
Stephens, S. E.
Smith, Frank T.
Tucker. C, L.
Till, S. Y.
Thomas, Mrs. Lizzie
Todd, Mrs. Mat
Walker, W. A. K.
West. J. C.
Woodruff, J ames
White, Miss Virncr
Welker, Miss Kettle
Trumbull, Miss Carrie
Ton. Jno. S.
Truet, Mrs. Lizzie
Taylor, Mrs. S. M.
Williams, G. T.
Wright, Mrs. J. T.
, Mrs. Emma
Yarborough , A- H.
Yoark, Mias Gallic.
Murphy, Jim ^
Lyman, F. L.
Wells, J. 5. _
Mr. B. N. Carter, agent for the Anheu-
ser-Busch brewing association of this dty,
has made arrangements with the principle
saloons of the city to keep on draught on
Saturdays and Sundays the celebrated
Budweiser Beer. This celebrated bever-
age is acknowledged by all to be superior
to all others. ThU will be hailed with
delight by the lovers of the “foaming
wine.” It insures to them a drink that is
both pleasant and healthy. Look in an-
other column for the names of the saloons
where it j| kept.
HANNA, rum &
NOS 86, 88, 90, 92, iunr
W. J. Lemp’s Agency.
Favorite Draught aol Bottled Boor
A.3L‘WrA.*SrS OIST T3ZA.3ST3D.
-Northern: Lake : Ice-
Depot on Woodard nt.. Near Howto. Are.
....... ...... .................................................. m> 1. ■ I ........an gro 1- . .
THOMAS FOX. JAS. A. CABBY.
FOX & CAREY.
Wholesale and Retail
Staple & Fancy Groceries,
PROVISIONS, VEGETABLES, ETC.-
WEST MAIN STREET, 1 QOn TavOB
NO. 310 NORTH DEIS. JL/OIllDUIl, XOAOP.
POST OFFICE, DENISON CITY, I
Grayson County, Tuai. I
Date of Lilt, Xay 23rd, 1885.
The following let ten have been held st this office
seven day* and are unclaimed. Thcv ere therefore
hereby advertized according to lew. They will be
held four weeks from the date ot this list, and if
still unclaimed will be then sent to the Deed Let
ter Office. Parties calling for this mall must say
ADVZSTlkKD, giving date of list. ALWAYS
HAVE YOUR MAIL DIRECTED TO NUM-
BER OF YOUR BOX.
C. T. Daoonbrtt, P. M.
Our Past Record Still Sustained.
Actions Speak Louder Than Words.
The Roll of Honor Called and The
Smiley, B. A. I
Berksdale, Mrs. Leons
Brown, MUs Kile
I ■ ■
TAKES HE FRONT SEAT.
Causes innumerable have nnitod to dull the edge
ness. This is by no means a new trouble to b
merchants, but a majority of them have departed
old method of economy and now seek to force trade by
fering wonderful inducements to tempt people to part
money by offering a lc. chromo with a 5c. spool of thi
a ham sandwich with every 18 yards of muslin; a $
and chain with every pair of shoes; a weineworst with
ery suit of clothing. To sustain our reputation in the
as we have in the past, we come to the front and offer
all customers who purchase
Worth of Goods for Cash, a Present that cannot be
nied by rich or poor to be as represented by us as In
pensible, Ornamental a*Vid Useful to every Household.
call is all we ask. Respectfully Yours,
Watkkman, Stab & Co.
The Senatorial Ooai mission.
On Tuesday evening Senators Dawes
and Maxey arrived at this place, where
they were met by Senator Jones, of Ar-
kansas. Wednesday morning Senator
Ingalls ioined them. It is their intention
to proceed to Tahlequah, then to Okmul-
gee, and from there west to the Cheyenne
and Ardpohoe country, where they inves-
tigate the cattle lease. They will also
look into the Oklahoma matter, but not
for the sale of that land to the United
States. They will make further inquiries
concerning the lease of the Strip, the in-
seniea Uicir uaiuu &U1 a Biiffiic u» uw msi*
per capita payment on Tuesday morning,
the first business attended to. Moat of
the time so far has been spent in making
. Dawes, jr., j. I. v-nnsuc, Deputy aer-
geant at Arms of the U. S. Senate, J. R.
McCarthy, stenographer, and E. M.
Christie, messenger.—Indian Journal.
Church-going by the young people ot
Atoka is bound to become unpopular and
decidedly so. Ushers have been appoint-
ed whose chief duties will be to prevent
the •‘indiscriminate seating of young
couples in secluded benches/’ No such
hateful restrictions at the churches of
Harben’s 5 & 10 cent store.
From St. Louis to
a. m., arrive PUtzbuxg 6zo i
Only 32 Horn St. Lasix to]
p. arrive Pittsburg 6.10 [
Roretjt a. as., arrive Weak
rive FhlleOelphls JJJ a. m.. 1
a. m., nearly 4 swuij
leave SL Lorn, et7.1t
Arriving at Initisttjiaffis at J
nati at7.r0 p. to.
Pullman Hotel c. -
trains llimiwh to Now ^
•lie Line ano locatioas i
lines in Tezne, er'^t ■
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Murray, B. C. The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 4, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 24, 1885, newspaper, May 24, 1885; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth571148/m1/4/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.