The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 34, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 21, 1884 Page: 1 of 5
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THE FIRSTOF CONGRESS.
The Msjsiu, Judges and Governors to the
front. fiity-Seven Senators sad Two
Hundred and Twenty-Five Bepre-
eentatiyea Show op on Soil
Oall> Whioh Bhowa That
Nineteen Senators and
One Hundred Me in-
here of the
The Senate Heroioalij sit 8eren Hours
and Thirty Fixe Minutes During
a Whole Week.
The House Eaihea Them a Bean and i
Thirteen Home and Fifteen Min-
utes Daring the Same
Length of Time.
the Baoe of
Washington, D. C., )
> i Dec. 6 1884. )
The dentsene of Wsahington are happy.
Once more Congreaa la In aeaaion. The
Judgea, Majaha, and Governor* are all
here again. Aa certain aa the crane die*
south in the winter and north In the
" spring, juat so sure la the crew mentioned
above certain to be on hand when Con-
gress meet*. What red hot Democrat*
are they now, and what deeds of valor
they performed during the late political
campaign. I have met at least fifty men
here who were Instrumental In saving and
snatching Indiana from the Jaws of defeat.
As to the men that saved New York, well
they are simply numerous. It is a sad
thing to sit by and hear old whisky do-
tards telling how they did this and that,
telling of the votes they controlled, when
the fact Is so patent, that face to face
with a square meal or a drink, they could
not csntrol their own votes. Yet each
one of these men expect to -get a good
office, and when they fail, as they must,
the air will be filled with vituperation and
profanity against the men who do not
'take them at their own valuation. But so
-wags the world, and we must take it as
we find it. ’
Congress convened last Monday. After
roll cull, (which showed nineteen Senators
and one hundred Representatives absent)
a tew formal proceedings were had and
the President’s message was read. In the
• Senate, while waiting for the message.
J. J. Ingalls, of Kansas, popped up in a
new role, that Is, a people’s man, and
wanted a law passed to prohibit fencing
public land*. No one object* to such a
law or its enforcement, except cattle
rings, but it has taken Ingalls a long
ti'me to learn this simple truth. Thejact
is, ht> move is not an honest one, it is a
blind to get votes, as his time expires
March 4th, next. In the Senate on Tues-
day,-Vest, of Missouri, Introduced a res-
olution to have the cattle leases in the
, Indian Territory investigated. On Con-
ger’* objection it went over one day.
Wednesday it passed after Plumb, of
Kansas, took the role of an Oklahoma
man. Then Logan got a resolution
through to give the Military Committee
of the Senate a mesenger at $1440 per
annum. Senator Hill, of Colorado,
comes back at the President and Secreta-
ry of the Treasury on their recommenda-
tion to stop coining silver dollars as well
as stop the issuance of silver certificates.
He wants the Senate to say by resolution, Collin and Grayson counties were there.
this is Inopportune and injurious to the
best interests of the^ountry. The Sen-
ate passed a bill to relieve Montana of
a debt of $67,000 for arms furnished in
1866-67, Thursday having roiled around
by this time, and the Senate during the
four days having set In all seven hours
and thirty-five minutes, they adjourned
over till Monday to recuperate. In the
House nothing was done the first day but
read the President’s message, announce
the death ot Duncan, of Pennsylvania,
and Erins, of South Carolina, when the
House adjourned. Tuesday morning
Fotlctt, of Ohio, went in for the scalp of
Lot Wright, U- S. Marshall at Cincinnati,
for his damnably dirty acts at the Oc-
tober election. After a lively debate the
House agreed to investigate. Then
Reagsn called up the Interstate Com-
merce Bill and spoke for an hour, when
the House adjourned for digestion.
Wednesday Seymour, of Connecticut,
Long, of Massachusetts, and Peters, of
Kansas, spoke In opposition to Reagan’s
substitute, when the House adjuomed.
Thursday, Anderson, of Kansas, and
Shirelv, of Indiana, spoke in favor of
Reagan’s substitute, when the House ex-
hausted with thirteen hours and fifteen
minutes work in four days adjourned over
till Monday to recuperate. Oh, I like
to have forgotten to say that the House
on Wednesday passed a resolution to ex-
tend the Naval appropriation bill for the
fiscal year ending June 30th, 1SS4, six
months; and they also passed a bill giv-
ing $40,000 towards completing the Sara-
toga .monument, to commemorate the
surrender of Burgoyne in 1777. I have
not as vet heard a valid reason given for
thus frittering away this, the first week of
this short session. The Calendars0!!^
crowded with bills favorably reported,
and want to be acted upon. At 12 o’clock
noon, March 4th, 1SS5, this Congress ex-
pires per forte of law.
All bills not passed will have to be
re-introduced and all business will have
to begin Je mat>0. Congress is not elec-
to simply pass appropriation bills.
ie people want Interstate commerce
regulated. They want a postal telegraph
system” They want every acre of public
land subject to reclamation, reclaimed
for actual settlers. They want the burw
dens that are oppressive removed and
general legislation for the amelioration of
the masses given. They can never get any
relief by cbngress not working.. There
has been a fearful blunder made some-
where, and some one will have to answer
for it in the future. In about ten days
congress will want to adjourn over till
after Janruary 1st, and then we will be
told that everything must be side tracked
for the train of appropriation bills to be
rushed through. Well, we shall see what
vie shall see, and tWfcn we may know
more than we do now.
Mr. James G. Blaine, late candidate
for President on the G. O. P. party ticket,
it in town, been here twenty-tour hours,
and nothing serious has happened. Well,
let’s hope he will have an easier time in
the future than was accorded him in the
near past. All of our Texas members
are on hand. Mr Miller and Judge Han-
cock brought their wives with them. Mrs
Jones and Mrs. Stewart will join their
husbands in January. Mr. Crane, the
successor of Ochiltree, arrived here to-
day and will study the paths and by-paths
*f congressmen in Washington, so as to
be initiated the next session. As so
many idiots are wasting their time making
Cleveland’s Cabinet I will not compete
tor the belt. After thinking the matter
over I have concluded to let Mr. Cleve-
land appoint his own Cabinet. All the
clerks here, like certain Hazards, are
changing their color and are now Dem-
ocrats. If this changing does not stop,
there will not be but one party in the
country in the near future. Let’s hope
that such a calamity will be averted, for
we must have two parties, one to be in,
and the other to watch the one in. The
reports of the heads of the Departments
will soon be printed, and then intelligent
criticism will be in order. L. J. Du Pre
Is here hale and hearty. Leigh Chal-
mers is also on hand. I saw Melius to-
day. He la a red hot Democrat now.
I miss the tace of Gnat Q. Henderson,
but I suppose he will be on hand to take
Cleveland in charge March 4th. Come,
Gnat, old boy, something seems out of
joint when you are absent.
Washington, D. C., >
Dec, 14, 1884. $
HON. JOHN HANCOCK FOR THE CAUINKT.
Much has been mod 1* being said about
who wfll be put Into the Cabinet from the
South in general and Texas in particular
A habit has grown up in this country
(through false and malicious speaking
and writing on the part of the Republi-
can party leaders) of pointing to the
ghost of the Confederate States, when-
ever the word South Is mentioned. Has
It never dawned on the minds of these
slanderers, that there were thousands of
as true Union men in the South, who
risked far more for their opinion’s sake,
than howling Unionists in the North, who
speculated in shoddy and robbed the
country they pretended to love so well.
It was no more popular nor safe to be an
outspoken Unionist in the South, than it
was to be an active Secessionist in the
North. A man who was a Unionist in
the South, was of that faith from prin-
ciple and not for plunder nor gain.
True, we had some men of narrow and
predjudiced minds in the South, who,
when the war was over, started out on
their mission of revenge and vindictive-
ness. But on the other hand were men
who were Union men from a sense of
conviction, and when the war was over,
bent all their energies towards healing
the wounds and softening the asperities
yet alive after the strife, and as true Union
men labored to restore the South to her
position as an integral portion of the
Union, and entitled to all the benefits and
emoluments contingent on * that
condition of affairs. Chief among
the men of this latter class was John
Hancock, of Austin. Returning to the
State at the elose of the war he went to
work in connection with men like Gov.
Throckmorton to bring Texas back into
the Union, without any penalties being
attached for the part she took in the war.
Old citizens will well remember the dark
days from 1865 to 1872, when the people
of Texas assumed the control of affairs.
We all remember how deserters from the
Southern army, bushwhackers,and thieves
of every description, turned spies and in-
formers and filled our jails and military
stockades with citizens of Texas without
the warrant of taw. Old citizens of Aus-
tin will remember that the jail at that
place was filled to overflowing with citi-
zens dragged from all parts of the State.
Some sixty or seventy were confined in
the cellar of that jail overrun with ver-
min and reeking in filth. Citizens of
Hancock and Throckmortcn went to
General Sturgis at Austin to labor tor the
release of these men. On that occasion
Hancock made a speech that should en-
title him to the eternal gratitude of Tex-
ans. In connection with that speech, he
and Governor Throckmorton made a
a written statement and gave to General
Sturgis, and he faking that statement got
on the stage, went to the railroad, took
the train to Galveston, laid the matter
before General Wright, and the result was
he came back with an order from General
Wright to turn these men over to the
Civil authorities of their respective coun-
ties. All werejeventually reaiesed. Old
citizens remember with a shudder to this
day, the dark days at Jefferson Texas,
when scores of citizens were incarcerated
in a stockade at that place for months,
and finally after a trial by the military
five of them were sent to the penitentiary.
Hancock was to the front again, made a
trip to Washington, and eventually the
men were gotten out of the penitentiary.
His well known honesty, patriotism, and
unionism if you please, made him a
power to do good to Texas in her direst
hours. He never flagged in his exertion
nor zeal for Texas nor her citizens. It is
a well know fact here in Washington,
that when E. J. Davis after getting beat
at the poll* for Governor by Senator
Coke, and yet tried to hold on, and made
an appeal to Grant for the U. S. Army to
back him, that Grant referred the mat-
ter to’ Attorney-General Williams, and
that Williams had actually prepared an
opinion favoring Davis’ claim, that Han-
cock called on Williams and made such a
convincing argument William’s position,
that Williams tore up his opinion he had
prepared, and reported to Grant that
Davis’ position was totally untenable,
and on that report, Grant telegraphed to
Davis declining to interfere, whereupon
Davis stepped down and out and Coke
was inaugurated. These are but few of
the acts of . Hancock, ' but they alone
shduld entitle him to the gratitude
and support ot every honest man in Tex-
as. Mr. Cleveland in selecting his Cab-
inet will of course select men for some
of the positkrnx fPoili the south. No
State stands equal to Texas in' her devo-
tion to the Democratic party. Texas is
peculiarly fortunate in being able to
present a man whose honesty and integ-
rity in public and private -life .is unim-
peachable, Who in.ability is the peer of
any man in the nation; and added- to
this is Southern by birth ai)d rearing,
and whose devotion to the Union is not
surpassed by any man in the whole nation
We all say, let’s bury the bloody, shirt.
Let’s foiget the past, and let sectional
lines be obliteratad. Teat is what we
preach, let us put it into practice; and by
that means give proof of the faith that is
in us. No one doujjts Mr. Hancock**
Democracy. No one will for a minute
doubt his honesty and integrity. A11
concede his abiljty, then why Hot rally to
his support, unless it is to give proof to
Republican falsehoods, that we will not
honor or respect men who were Union
men during the late unfortunate war.
Can we of the South afford this? I think
not. If we ot Texas support Hancock,
he will be appointed, which would be an
honor to our State and sectioi^ and at
the same time it would strengthen the
hands of Mr, Cleveland and the cause of
Democracy, as no other appointment
that he could make from the South would.
Therefore in conclusion on the matter I
wilt say, that if Texas wants a Cabinet
officer, and will unite on Mr. Hancock,
she will succeed. Therefore let us all
unite on the hon. joux Hancock of
But little need be said about what Con-
gress is doing. The Associated Press has
told of the routine work, and as neither
House has mapped out any definite plan
of action, we are at sea as to wl^at will
be done. I can say, I think with ' safety,
that the Senate will not pass any to bill
forfeit a land grant, except they be al-
lowed to amend the bills, so that while
the bill claims to forfeit the lands, the
amendment will prevent the consumation
of any such result. The House will not
agree to any such amendment, so the
bills will either die on the table of the
Senate or expire in the embrace of Con-
ference Committees. The corporations’
frien ds in the Senate are friends indeed.
Galveston has a delegation herein the
interest ot Eads’plan to get deep water
at Galveston. The plan has not pro-
gressed tar enough in Congress yet, even
to surmise what will be the result. Will
watch results and report more fully as
matters progress. This will be a session
of Congress very barren of results, and I
look tor but little to be done, outside ot
passing a lot of pension and appropri-
In the course of human events, some-
time In the dim future, we may get the
rules of the House so ' amended
that legislation may be done. At
least I hope to see that resul. G.
Wall Paper Away Down.
Brown back only iScts a double
roll, White back only 27cts a double
roll, Gilt and all others, including
borders to match, at the same low
proportionate rates; an entire new
stock in store.
E. V. Raxsford,
Woodard St., near Houston Ave.
If there is a person in Denison
who imagines home-made wine is
not equal to the best imported, all
he has to do is to drop in at Con-
gress Hall and sample the black-
A DENISON SENSATION.
Dry Goods Clark Gets Himself
and Gains Notoriety.
erry kept on sale there and learn
is a regular eye-opener,
and is endorsed bt
sicians. Take a bottle home, and
l by otir leading phy-
a b '
give your wife a chanse to try it with
Our ancestors must' have been
very wise mtn, as it is -from them
that all the proverbs come which are
the expression of great truths. But
our admiration of their wisdom is of
no use to them, for they are all dead.
Therefore we should not wait until
we have become ancestors ourselves,
to be thought wise; but let us buy
our Christmas presents at T. Le-
brecht’s DrugStore, and thus enjoy,
while alive, the benefit of our saga-
Three hundred dollars worth of
new type goes into the job depart-
ment of this printing house this
week. Samples of the new faces
will soon be on exhibition on the
desks of our business men.
Did you notice how early in the
morning the roosters have, for the
last week or so, started their crow-
ing concert and how late in the
night they keep it up ? It must be
because the days are not long enough
for them to rejoice over the coming
of Santa Claus, and the beautiful
and large stock of Holiday Goods
and low prices, at Liebrecht’s Drug
Would be Pleased to See Them.
I extend a cordial invitation to all
of my old customers and friends,
and as many new ones as please to
come and examine the nice Furni-
ture, wall paper, window shades,
pianos, organs, etc. I can show
them. No charge for looking.
J. Vic. Boxamy,
Late with Original Star Store.
At store, Woodard street near Hous-
This is the season of mince pies,
and nothing adds more to their rel-
ish than a little good brandy ; ,in-
deed, about the time of the holi-
days nothing revives the spirits like
spirits, and they have some very
choice goods across the ' street at
Congress Hall, purchased expressly
for family use.
Have Ton Seen the Darlings?
If not, call at once and see the
handsome painted and decorated
Bed-room Suits, 7 and 8 pieces, and
you will be surprised,. No trouble
to show goods.
J. Vic. Boxamy,
Woodard St., near Houston Ave.
Oakes fine candy in joct., $1, $3,
$3, and $5, boxes, at the Opera
House Book Store.
B&ilroad Bates to Sew Orleans.
Mr. O’Malev informs the Gazet-
teer that the H. & T. C. road will
sell tickets to New Orleans and re-
turn for $33,65, and if the parties
purchasing return within fifteen
days, they are entitled to a rebate of
$8.65, thus making the round trip
cost only $15.
Did you notice those beautiful
plush mirrors among the elegant
display at Gniteau & Waldron,s,
Booms to Bent.
Furnished rooms to rent near the
depot. Inquire at Mrs. Will Ben-
nett’s, first door north of . First Na-
On Christma^day the Colonnade
will set an extra fine dinner. The
table will be supplied with every
dainty that the culinary department
can furnish to remind the guests that
the day is indeed Christmas.
$3, and $5
50Cts., $t, $150, $2,
Fancy Boxes, at the
Opera House Book Store,
In accordance with a promise made
last week, we continue the local sen-
sation. Many have been the con-
jectures as to what its nature is. But
very few, however, have guessed
aright. Among those who were
further from the mark were those
who smiled and said that it would
conclude with an advertisement. But
those who were content with thisTie-
lief are doomed to disappointment.
Those who held to the advertise-
ment theory perhaps relied on their
own personal abilities to keep up
with the current events of the city,
as well as the newspaper man whose
business it is to gather news and
publish the same. But many, very
many people have made woeful
failures in this world by relying up-
on abilities which they did not pos-
sess. But to the point. The young
man who is personally connected in
the affair of which we are now
ready to record, well knowing what
was coming, sent to this office the
Editor Gazetteer:—Will you
please inform your readers that the
Star Store has for Christmas the fol-
lowing list of goods ? AfWinery
Beauties—Little horseshoe bonnets
of velvet, small pokes, large hats
and peek-a-boo bonnets, the last,
for fresh young faces only, are the
styles settled upon for the present
season. Silk Department—No
lady will doubt that there are bar-
gains of greater interest to her on
the silk counters of the Star Store
than anywhere else at this season.
With an eye single to the coming
Christmas festivities, the selections
there displayed is a credit to that
sterling house. There you will find
black silks, velvets of all shades and
colors, brocaded velvets, satin rhad-
ames and merveilleux of the best
qualities can he bought for less
money than ever before. Also,
superb black brocaded silks,two-tone
brocaded velvets, silk plushes of
ruby and old gold, peacock blue,
etc. Shawls—All wool beaver
shawls, broche shawls of designs as
elegant as the India Decca, Cash-
mere shawls, etc., etc., of the most
beautiful colors. Cloaks—Hand
some Jersey-fitting newmarkets,
edges finished with beaver down the
front, etc. Fedora newmarkets, seal
plush sacques, brocaded velvet dol-
man circulars, fur-lined circulars,
satin circulars, etc., etc. Laces—
In laces the Star Store never could
be discounted, and at present al-
most any pattern desired can be had.
Gloves—In this department all can
be pleased, even if some should
want the fine-fitting seamless gloves,
five-button kid with pink tops ; gents’
plain and embroidered black kid,
gloves. Handkerchiefs—The vari-
ety in thi? class of goods is simply
astonishing, and one knows not
whether to wonder at the beauty or
prices which seem incompatible—so
much for so little money.
You will find in the stock very sheer
linen cambric with edges scalloped
in alternate blue and pink and other
gay colors, the handkerchiefs ladies
wear in button holes for bouquets.
Silk handkerchiefs of all colors and
weights. Go and see.
Mr. G. Watt Smith presides over
this department and will take plea-
sure in showing customers through
tlie entire stock. Among the fine
brands there displayed are New Wil-
tons, Body Brussels, Tapestrys, full
line of three-ply carpets and Lowell
and Hartford Ingrains. These goods
are knocked down to holiday prices,
and now is the time to make your
selections and purchases.
The genius of beauty seems to
have touched with his potent finger
every object intended for use, for
elegance and for prettiness only.
Never before were even the humb-
lest articles of the toilet, the most
necessary accessories of the library,
the utility objects of the counting'
room, the ornaments intended for
the parlor, and the bric-a-brac in
tended for the boudoir so imbued
with beauty and artistic design as
this season, and as can be seen at the
Star Store ; for that store seems to
have gone in for the best and most
beautiful that human ingenuity can
devise in this line, and collected to-
gether the very cream of the manu-
facturers’ supplies. Their fancy
goods department is a ^revelation of
exquisite beauty, and after the first
surprise of the visitor of its extant
and variety, follows the delights of
low prices, which perhaps accounts
for the eagerness of the ladies who
crowd the counters and cases devot-
ed to these Xmas goods. One
hardly knows what to write about in
a newspaper notice of this depart-
ment, . so overwhelmed is the poor
reporter by les embarras du riches.
. ,,_A Printer Gone.
Last,Friday morning Frank C.
Chapman, one of the proprietors of
.the Evening Journal, was swept off
the stage of action by the hand of
death. His disease was consump-
tion, that relentless malady that, with
footsteps soft, steals upon the human
being and silently hut surely steals
life away. Yqung Chapman was
not over twenty years of age, but
was one of the best typos in the state
and when in good health was a pop-
ular base-ball player. He came to
this city from Sherman in 1883 and
his first work here was in Murray’s
Steam Printing House. Since that
time he worked in Houston and Fort
Worth. : *
Everything tor Christmas.
J. A. Euper has, without doubt,
got the finest stock of novelty Xmas
’goods in the city. His stock of can-
dies is immense, ranging in price
from 15c up. Go to him for nuts,
oranges, bananas, coicoanuts
grapes, chestnuts, etc., etc. His
stock of toys and fancy goods
worth going to see. You will see
China tea sets ranging in price from
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-WE HAVE THE NICEBT 8TOCJ
Hardware, Stoves, Cutlery I House-Furnishing
Again we take pleasure in calling,
the Attention of our readers to the
large advertisement of W. A. Hal-
lenbeck. One of the most attrac-
tive articles in the way of Christmas
novelties is his ‘’Santa Claus.”
T(ie figure represents a venerable
old man holding a Christmas tree
in his hands and he is brilliantly il-
luminated by gas. He is supplied
with hundreds of small reflectors
and is beautiful to behold. Mr.
Hallenbeck has thousands of beau-
tiful Christmas tree ornaments and
toys of every - description. His
store is in truth a curiosity shop.
He invites the public to give him a
call arid see that he has everything
and at prices within the reach of all.
of plush frames with metal mount-
ings. Plush cases with folding doors
and metal hinges; toilet mirrors,
framed in plush, both square and
round; albums in plush and in leath-
er with handsome gilt mountings ;
Japanese leather, real leather, hand-
somely embossed. Ladies’ hand-
bags and satchels in plush, leather,
alligator, morocco, real seal, calf
and doeskin. There are also many
oretty things in wood especially
adapted to the gift season, such as
work-boxes, backgammon boards,
chessman, checkers, book-shelves,
etc., etc., etc. Now, if the above is
not a genuine Denison sensation we
.fail to know what could be a sensa-
tion. Why, everi the dummy at the
Star,Store, is so handsome that the
ladies wish their “fellows” lookep
Ornamental thermometers in the
latest designs at Guiteau & Wal-
Charter Oak stoves ; Charter Oak
stoves; Charter Oak stoves, at
Leeper, Lingo & Co’s.
Ail Styles Window Shades and Fix tores.
Single spring and top and bottom
spring. We put them up. New
store, Woodard st., near Houston
For Christmas tree ornaments go
Thomas & Howard, P. O. News
5c up tft._$8, shell do:
waxAiKhSisque dolls, ladies’ sew
ing baskets; meerschaum pipes, fine
pocket knives; toy wagons, wheel-;7
barrows, and doll buggies; too.'
chests for boys, etc. Were we
go on to enumerate all he has
stock the Gazetteer would con
tain but little else. Mr. Euper thinks
the city is over-stocked with Christ-
mas goods and therefore he has
marked his down to bed-rock prices.
He offers fine and beautifully orna-
mented shell boxed for 35c that we
never saw sold for less than a dol-
Mr. Euper would call especial at-
tention to his stock of fireworks.
These goods he is also offering at
per cent, less than ever before
all early and see what grand in-
ducements Euper has in store for
Caspary offers his Celluloid toi-
letjsets very cheap.
F. M. Robinson, one of Denison's
popular hardware men, has been
awarded the contract to furnish the
county 400 scrapers by the Commis-
sioner’s court. Mr. Robinson is full
of energy and never lets a chance
Don’t forget to Call and examine
the hand-painted and embroidered
plush broom holders at Guiteau &
Waldron’s, 223, Main street.
Caspary will sell you your hol-
iday goods cheaper than anybody.
Prof. W. J. Morgan has purchas-
ed the Kyger & Harshaw business
college. Mr. Kyger will devote his
attention to literary work, and is
now engaged in preparing for the
press a book entitled “Texas Gems,
being a collection of choice literature
by Texas authors, for use in schools.
Mr. Harshaw will retain the posi
tion he has been filling in the col-
lege. Prof. Morgan will establish a
public library in connection with the
college, and has arranged to give a
series of entertainments, the pro-
ceeds to go toward the purchase of
Caspary’s Drug Store is certainly
head-quarters for holiday goods.
If you want a first class article
you must go to a first class house to
purchase it. Therefore if you want
an elegant plush or olive-wood
hand mirror, a fine lady’s hand
satchel, a complete nail set, brushes,
combs, or any article kept in a first
class house call at Guiteau & Wal-
Two hundred heating stoves yet
to sell, and we intend to let them go
cheap—see us before buying. Leep
er, Lingo & Co.
The ladies of the Southern Meth-
odist church are not a bit behind of
their sisters of other church societies
in zeal and energy. A few months
ago they went to work to raise mon-
ey with which to build a parsonage.
They met with liberal responses from
the charitable of all classes, and the
building is now in process of erec-
tion. It is located near the church
on Fannin avenue.
See Caspary’s elegant line of hol-
Don’t fail to read the supplement,
as it is full of live and interesting
John Boland has been arrested
again for having music in his saloon
on Main street. This time his at-
torney, Col. Fears, will sue out a
writ of habeas corpus before going
to trial before the Record, as in the
habeas corpus trial some days ago
the prosecution made it appear that
the writ of right was intended to take
the place ot an appeal and there-
fore inconsistent with the rules of
law. It is claimed by the defense
that the ordinance inhibiting saloon
music is vague, indefinite, uncertain
and unintelligible and is therefore
Young man, remember that Bai-
ley & Howard have the finest and
most elegant perfume bottles in the
city. They are just elegant, and
are filled with choice perfumery.
They have very fine toilet cases,
smoking sets, etc., etc. They also
have some of the cutist presents for
the ladies that we have ever seen.
Go and see them.
The ladies in Denison should be
sure and see Caspary’s fine line of
Christmas goods, and they will be
surprised how cheap he is offering
Call at Guiteau & Waldron’s and
inspect the finest and largest line of
plush goods in the city.
Saturday morning Geo. Braun
was the happiness man in the city.
He said it was a girl this time and a
little darling at that. It was very
thoughtful in Mrs. Braun to give her
husband a Christmas present of so
Have you seen those pretty dolls
Fancy Coal Hods,
Fancy Stove Boards,
Fancy Brass And-Irons, 1
Fancy Brass Fenders,
Fancy Coal Yases,
Fancy Shovels, Tonges, Etc.
Have added to our Stock
cently a complete line of:
Gun Implements, Etc.,
And can show the Largest
riety of Pistols, Rifles, Etc.
-WE ARE MANUFACTURER** AGENTS FOl
Also, “EXCELSIOR” SHOW CASES.
“STo-cl Can 33*u.3r -A-myt3n.l33.gr "STom Want ixa. Xxoan. axidL
CHRISTMAS t UOOKS
Greatly Reduced Prices!
THEY MUST HE SOLD I
-I HAVE 01 EXHIBITION A-
Of Everything in Our Line !
THEY ABE NOT SELLING TO PLEASE HE!
COME ILF 1 OUT!
And You, Your Children and
Friends shall be happy.
S. J. BEHHETT,
Bennett’s Book Store.
Hon. John Hanoook.
By reference to our Washington
letter it will he seen that our cor-
respondent favors the Hon. John
Hancock for a place in Mr. Cleve-
land’s cabinet. While we have
given the subject but little thought-
preferring that the President should
make his own selection—we are in-
clined to think as does our corres-
pondent. Hancock was always a
Union man, but nevertheless a
Democrat and friend to the South.
He looked upon secession as an im-
politic measure, and time has so
proven it to be. And when the
bloody strife was over no man was
more active in the South in his en-
deavors to cover up the deep chasm
which yawned between North and
South. Always a Unionist, * and
conservative in his opinions, his in-
fluence was of invaluable import-
ance to the overrun Confederacy.
But it is not necessary to speak at
length on this point, since our cor-
respondent covers the whole ground.
Gov. Throckmorton absolutely de-
clines to enter the arena as an
pirant for federal elevation ; hence,
counting him out of the way, we
inow of no man who is more pecu-
liarly fitted for a cabinet position
than Mr. Hancock. His public
services to the country have been of
such a character as to bring him
prominently to the front, and de-
mand for him a recognition and
remembrance. He has paid an ad-
equate price for the position he now
holds in the esteem and confidence
of the country by his indefagatible
energy and efficient work in behalf
of all that can better the condition
of the people and elevate the stand-
ing and reputation of the American
government. He has all along the
vicissitudes of the past three de-
cades stood firm on the federal con-
stitution , giving it, however, a lib-
eral inte rpretation—not clouding
the magnanimity of that wonderful
fundamental document with parti-
san and sectional definitions, but
always striving to bring to the sur-
face the equitable intendment of
the framers and1 the patriotic states-
men who first worked under its
guidance and instruction. Thus he
lias at length worked his way to the
front, made a national reputation,
and. endeared himself to the people
of both North and South. Thus he
has made himself useful and an im-
portant factor in the manipulation
of governmental affairs which is now
applying the philosopher’s stone and
removing all the base metal which
has been gnawing into the very vitals
of our institutions. By the course
pursued by Mr. Hancock, many
years of patient toil were required
to bring him to his present eminence,
but he is now, we believe, rapidly
climbing up the eastern horizen to
the zenith of his political care er as
well as reaching the prime of men-
tal manhood, and we should cer-
tainly rejoice to see him given a
cabinet position. He has nobly
fought to win the prize. Believing
that it was “better to bend than to
break,” he has managed to' exert
an influence at the North and South
alike that few men can boast of, and
perhaps none in Texas. He has
ever frowned down the “rebel yell’’
and the “bloody shirt,” believing
such to be as arsenic in a wound to
keep it irritated and painful.
Briefly taking these things into
consideration we fail to think of
southern man who could possibly
be as acceptable to the country at
large as Mr. Hancock. His well
known honesty and integrity coupled
with his non-partisan prejudice and
gigantic ability is a recommendation
that no undercurrent can possibly
wash away. During the varied
political struggles through which
the South has passed since the war,
Mr. Hancock has stcod as a beacon
light to guide the political barques
and steer them clear of the hidden
rocks over which the angry waves
rolled. In Texas he has been an
oracle of statesmanship with whom
the leaders were always anxious to
consult, and he is to-day one of the
leading men in Congress and the
pride of his State.
Notice to the Public.
I have the Largest Assort-
ment of HOLIDAY GOODS
ever brought to Denison, and
those contemplating baying
Gandies, Nuts, Fruits,
Firework, Etc., Etc., will save
money by calling at my store
J. A. EUPER.
“Pap” Ovprturff killed a Poland-
China pig 01% day last week which
was just eight months old, and
which, when dressed, weighed two
hundred and fifty-two pounds. He
fattened the pig himself, and wants
to hear of the man that can beat it.
Notice to Stockholders.
The annual meeting of the stock-
holders of the State National
Bank of Denison, Texas, will be
held at their hanking rooms Tues-
day, Jan. 13th, 1885, at 4 o’clock p.
m. for the purpose of electing direc-
tors for the ensuing year and for the
transaction of such other business as
may come before them.
HAS NOW ON EXHIBITION TUB FULLEST AMD LAJtOSST
Line of Holiday Goods
Ever Brought to Daniaon, and at Pries* that Dafy Com polios.
Presteata for the Old, Presents fbr the
Presonts ror Everybody.
__ Hi* Stock Coexist* ot All Kiad* at Fla* PLUSH OOODS, C
TLKMEN'S CASKS, TOILET CASES, PINE BKSQUK DOLLS,
FINE B.OHICMIAM WARE, FINE LAMPS, **d loTact, anything
for A.CHRISTMAS PRESENT. Ho aiao hu ia Stock • Soo lux *k
and * full lino at all kind* at MUSICAL IMSTUMBNTS. Don’t fall to
i'reah Field and Garden Seeds.
Messrs. E. Perry & Sons have
been made agents for Messrs. Trum
bull, Reynolds & Allen for sale
of their celebrated garden and field
seeds and have just received a large
supply of fresh seeds. These men,
Trumbull, Reynolds & Allen, issue
no seeds in packages for commission
hence they take back no old seed at
the end of the season to be re-issued
next spring in new papers and
It is essential that growers obtain
good seeds, and as E. Perry & Sons
are extensive planters themselves
they are not likely to handle any
other than the best. '• *
All desiring the best garden and
field seeds can procure the same by
calling on E. Perry St Sons.
ALL THE POETS,
FINE BOX PAPER
TOYS, BOOKS AND
NOVELTIES •» EVERY
See the Fine Album and Doll to be Given Away.
Every Dollar’s worth you buy Entitles
you to s Chance.
A HIE URE OF OAKE S GAMES JUST REOBfES.
Call and see for yourself at the
OPERA HOUSE BOOK STORE,
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