The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 20, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 1, 1901 Page: 2 of 4
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Aug. aa. One man waa killed and
tour ware wounded. The prison-
ers were released. Am holding an
inquiry. Have received a long
letter from Stem containing argu-
mentative statement of the Boer
case and saying he will continue to'
fight; also a short letter from De-
Wet to the same effect. Botha
writes, acknowledging receipt of
my proclamation and protesting
against it, and stating that the Boers
intend to go on fighting.
Cardinal Oibbon, who has just
returned from Rome, was greeteo
by 10,000 people at bis home in
corner lot in Tishomingo than an
entire square of Ravia.
mingo is so infinitely the best town
No gift of prophecy is needed to
foretell the future of the town that
sparkles like a jewel on the breast
ot the Pennington. Ravia will
struggle along as a well-to-do rail-
way town while Tishomingo with
her wonderful resources will develop
up our grip and put on it in plain
It is about ao years ago since we
made ear first visit to Tishomingo.
It was then a steeply little Indian
town of probably aoo souls. There
were two stores and one inn. The
most prominent point of view was
the old bnck capitol buildirg that
has been recently replaced with e
magnificent and improving granite
structure. Tishomingo was a mel-
ancholy town, geing to seed and
decay; it reminded us of the most
pathetic passage in Goldsmith's
| “Deserted Village.” The next
morning we were glad to leave.
We must say that the modest little
in«« furnished better fare and cheap-
er rates than die present hotel. A
crying need of Tishomingo is a
good hotel. However, in the march I
of things that is bound to come.
We little thought as we crossed
the Pennington of the wondpiful
rhsngr that would take place with-
in the next two decades, that the
I chatter of the cayote and the gTey
I wolfs long-drawn howl would give
I place to the shrill whistle of the
into a full-fledged city,
a good country to draw from and
will attain a certain growth and
atop there. There are hundreds o!
towns along the line of the Illinois
Central that are situated almost pre-
cisely like Rivia, and they have
not expanded much in thirty years;
the same fate awaits Ravia.
The highway from Ravia to
Tishomingo leads through the
woods and the distance is'five miles.
The rain of the two previous days
laid the dust and the drive in the
freshness of early morn was one of
the most delightful experienced in
I many years. We have forgotten the
I name of the driver, but he was a
moat companionable and agreeable
fellow. Stage drivers as a general
thing are loquacious. We fell into
Porabome of your own, and
let one show you how much I can
assist you in their fulfillment
I have a long list of good invest-
ments, on easy terms. You should
be interested; won’t you consult
me ? There’s nothing to be gained
Real Estate loans made on the
We make SHELVING,
COUNTERS* STORE FRONTS
Porch Columns, 6x6, $t each.
„Porcb Columns, SXS. &5C each.
Porch Columns, 4x4, 65c each.
Brackets from 14 cents up.
Tenn., was burned et the stake.
When asked why be killed Mrs.
Williams he replied: ‘‘Just be-
cause I had nothing else to do.” |
The negro died ss stolidly ss t (
stoic, and made no outcry at any
At the new town of Hobart in the
country just opened, no negroes are
permitted to make their home.
Maude Coleman Woods, chosen
by the Pan-American exposition
committee as the representative of
I America’s beautiful women, died of
Jersey City, N. J., was visited by
a terrible wind, and considerable
property destroyed. Several per-
sons were injured.
Senator Hanna made an unsuc-
cessful effort to settle the steel
The steel men clsm that they will
have mills in operation with full
forces this week.
Mrs. Carrie Nstioo, who is now
on s saloon smashing and anti-to-
I bacco tour in the East, bad her
mouth slapped while on a St. Law-
rence river boat for snatching the
I cigar from the mouth of a traveling
TUESDAY, AUG. 37.
The Dallas News contains start-
i ling headlines in a dispatch from
I Beaumont. Tbe special, in large
■ type, says: Two men are dead and
i one of tbe largest and most fetocious
> oil guth-rs in the world is going
t absolutely wild, utterly defying tbe
mechanical skill of man to stop it
and threatening with inst nt death
> him who dares come within tbe
I deadly scope of its fearful breath.
-1 “The famous oil field presents to-
r night the possibility ot one ot the
! direst calamaties which ever visited
i Texas, should fire join forces with
I the great gusher. It may be that
ness in operation. The attention
of.the outside world has been at-
tracted to tbe advantages of Tisho-
mingo and strangers are pouring in
to locate and invett. They are tbe |
best class of people we have ever
met in a new town, live, wide-
awake, intelligent, conservative f
and, with few exceptions, young
men. We talked with a number
and they said they had come to
Ti-homingo to stay, that they were
delighted with the town and climate
and they pictured 'he future in
glowing colors. Tbe feeling that
animates tbe new comers is the same
that has built cities in tbe hauats of
grizzly bears and the waste places
of toe desert. Tbeie is no mistak-
cannot afford. To see tbe ancient
city of Jnarez, Mexico, is worth tbe
expense ot the trip and since the
railroads have promised a very low
rate from everywhere thousands
will attend. There will be a
miners’ convention, medical and
terchers’ convention, the largest |
cattle exhibition ever given in Tex- j
as, besides the regular program.
El Paso is a famous hotel town
and has become famous as an en-
tertainer, and at the coming Mid-
Winter Carnival the Border Me-
tropolis promises tbe moat extrava-
gant free show, fiesta and general
jubilee ever seen between New
Orleans and Los Angeles. The
Carnival association is now pre-
paring the program, which will be
We left Denison for Tishomingo
ig early August. The long drouth
had been broken by a heavy rainfall
which extended ail over North Texas
and as far north as the Creek Na-
tion. It seemed as tf all Nttura
was budding into fresh leaf and
flower under the invigorating effects
I of the much needed moisture. The
trees «n»*«ng the prairie branches
were ns green as the first effort ot
spring, when the tender leaves are
putting forth- The dawn did not
Ei4er Nei Xuagtmt
ble bottom. Squirrels barked at u»
from the trees and covies of young
quails ran across the road. As the
rising sun touched the tree top*,
every drop of dew teemed converted
into a scintilating diamond of purest
ray. At a brook we saw an Indian
woman seated oa a large rock pre-
| paring breakfast for her white hus-
band,- who was lounging under a
tree. It was a pretty sight, the
cheerful fire blazing -on the rock,
the singing of tbe brook close by,
and the aong ot birds in the forest
I trees. Tbe late rain had touched
all the earth with gladness and
I every animated thing waa giving
It was probably S o’clock a. m.
when we reached the Pennington,tbe
classic stream, always full of limpid,
sparkling, bubbling spring water.
The late rains had swollen it ai d
when we crossed tbe water reached
the wagon bub.
It was Sunday and the little town
was not yet astir. We stopped at
I the Capitol hotel. The fare was
very indifferent but the charges were
II up to date. To tell the truth it was
about the poorest table that we ever
The bar has been
restocked with a
fine line of
Come and see
me and I will
treat you right.
and Prostration from Over*
work or ptrier causes.
Humphreys’ Homeopathic Specific
No. R8, In uee over AO ye*re, the only
Slswrtalw smSsI M*i|i ulta wrlaiaS
In an address before the G. A.
R’a, assembled at Chautauqua, N.
Y., the other day, General Lee,
who was consul at Havana when
tbe Maine was blown up, said be
did not believe Spanish authorities
hsd any more to do with it than be
did. He attributed the blowing up
of the Maine to some young, hot-
headed Spaniard of the Weiler
Railway employes can procure watchea
at F. M. O’Maler’a on the installment
plan. Pemom wanting watches can n akr
satisfactory arrangement. A large and
magnificent stock to select from.
F. M. O'MALEY
rao W. Main street.
wl plies in
jffl (K Dupiicat-
f .r -ng and
' er Paper.
First-Class Repairing Guaranteed.
Denison Typewriter Exchange,
30S MAIN ST tut IT.
The Southern Railway has issued
a very handsome folder, entitled,
“Summer Homes and Resort*,”
descriptive of nearly one thousand
summer resort hotels and boarding
houses, including information re-
garding ratea for board at the dif-
ferent places. Write for a copy.
Tarpon Club Whisky
Not like the rest.
The Best, the Very Best.
See that every cork is branded.
line of a new railway. Being so
close together and all drawing from
the same territory they are all rivals
sore to overdo the thing.
The farming country along the
line of the Frisco a* a general thing
i is good, and will, when settled, de-
j cently support a few towns. The
CHRIS. KIRCHER, Proprietor,
116 N. Rusk Avenue.
Sausage and Fresh Fish,
Live and Dressed Poultry.
tfarinna of the Frisco in the Territo-
ry cannot be over-estimated. The
Frisco has certainly built well. At
present tbe Frisco has but touched
the outer edge of a country that will
in a few years be as thickly settled
as anv domain west of tbe Missis-
Dougall, C. S. Cobb
K. H. Hanna,
C. Hanna, C. C. Jinks
Dr. Jones drug establishment. 1
Harry is on tbe main thoroughfare 1
and strictly in the business push, i
He told the writer that from a busi-
ness standpoint it was the best move
ot his life. He has a fine drug
house, is young and aggressive, and
there is no doubt ot bis future sue
cess. Hockett is just the sort of
man that a new town needs; be is
an expansionist in tbe strictest seme
of tbe word.
Tishomingo is a dull town on
Sunday. We did not see a dozen
people on the streets. Towards
evening however tbe town began to
thaw out and there was quite a
promenande of ladies and gentle-
men. At the hotel there was a
gathering of business aud profes-
sional men in the pleasant shade ot
a large porch, and tbe hours were
passed telling yarns and pointless
1 jokes. Tbe day waa blazing hot
I and not a breath of air was stirring.
We accompanied Charley L Ginger
to his office after which be conduct-
ed us over tbe town, explaining dif
feren points of interest. Charley
is a greet believer in tbe town of
Tishomingo and he grew eloquent
in picturing its possibilities. We
have visited nearly every town in
the Indian Territory, from Red
River to the Kansas line, and we
can truthfully say that as far as
location is concerned, Tishomingo
it ahead of them all.
There is a happy affinity between
the business sad resident portion.
In the beautiful hiila many a pala-
tial home will lode down upon the
streets teeming with business life.
Talk about romantic bomb sites,
'theyan Inn to delight the eye.
, i ■- i. - />
good cause for laughter. There are also and McDaniels died trying to save
Me* shout ‘‘Cats thst draw Smith. Both .howed great hero-
Sslaries, ' “Famous Peiple as We Do I . . .. .
Not Know Them,” and “How s Village! ism; in fact, went the limit of
It will certainly pay you
to call and inspect our
new stock. All of the
figures are new, the very-
latest. We are selling
more wall paper than any
one else because we have
the largest stock to se-
sX»"oJJtawsi] h“m,n “d j*r? °T!°
strong arraignment of American parents the Simple discharge^Ot their duly,
for not taking the proper part In the The common expression from men
education of their children. In addition I __. . . ^ ... „
to many other literary and pictorial I tonight in Beaumont is that Hell
features, twice the usual amount of space h„ broke loose on the hill,* and
is devoted to the coming styles ipr this I . . _ , .
Is the “Special Autumn Faahion Num-1 *he expression is significant hete.
her ot The Journal. The new dresses.1 - - — — ■■ - • * ‘
hats and wrapt are all ahown. There Is
also a double page of photographs of
“The Handsomest Laces in America,”
and a s'riking cover design by Miss Ellen
Bernard Thompson. By the Curtis
Pub Ishing Company, Philadelphia. One
Ten cents g copy.
ORS AND BUILDERS......]
Plans and Specifications
Prepared. They do more
work becauae they do toe
Spindletop H.ll and its wonderful
and fearful power has always and
will always be associated with the
infernal regions. Just when men
think they have the torces beneath
the ground well in hand and are
masters of all they survey, just then
is when the delusion is cast aside.
The greatest fear ta felt for fire. It
I the flowing oil should cstch fire the
entire Hogg-Swayne tract would no
doubt be swept clean ot drilling
nga and improvements. Coming
I darkness added to tbe danger of
weeks previous to fire because of the necessity for
li*bt ot *om*,ort Tbe ,own u on
Paid tip Capital $100,000.00 Surplus and Profits $25,000-00
dollar s year
A. F. Flatter, Courtney Marshall.
First Vice President. Su’d Vice Pres.
W. G. MxGiNNisy* Cashier.
I. W. Madden, A. F. Plattxr,
J. B.McDougall, P. H. Town,
Courtney Marshall, D. N. Roan,
Oita lion By Publication.
THE OLD RELIABLE
A FIRST CLASS MEAL FOR50<
Pure Wines and Liquors
Imported choice Wines, Bran-
dies aod Cordials for medicinal
and family use. Anderson coun-
ty, Ky., Whiskey, fifteen years
old, the finest goods in tbe
market. All goods warranted
127 Main Strkmt
413 to 417 W. CarstvutSt.
w ST. LOUIS, CHICAGO.
CITY WAGON TARO.
THE LARGEST IN
Fine sheds, pure wholesome water,
(jood family quarters.
Woodard Sl. one block west at
ULAS an* FT. WORTH
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The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 20, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 1, 1901, newspaper, September 1, 1901; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth571226/m1/2/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.