The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 24, Ed. 1 Sunday, October 5, 1884 Page: 4 of 4
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Sunday, October 5, 1884.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE CITY OF DENISON
Wi are Authorised to uwtm JESSE P.
LOVING, a candidate for Local Representative
at OnfMn County, at the ensuing November elec
Mr. H. Tone made • flying
Parsons, Kanama, last week.
The Chickaaaw National Council will
probably adjourn next Wednesday.
i . . • V
R. G. Hall, of Sherman, paid our city
hi* customary visit. .
Drop in at Joe Eopera end try Lebrecht’a
new Prize Crop, five cent cigar, and see
it it isn’t the beet cigar for the money you
Mr. Robt. Dietzold, of Akron, Ohio,
and the friend of John Leudera, ia in the
city pro*pecting, with a view of locating
and going into business.
gallons to Mr. Louia Lebrecht lor a lot of
bla fine cigars. While the cigars laated we
enjoyed lite hugely, smoking like a tar
The Democrats of Denison do
waate much money in polea, and i
ten, and bonfirea and torch light pro-
cessions, but laat week they aent a nice
aum to the Democratic National Cam
paign Committee, where it will count.
The Houaton Sc Texaa Central Rail-
road'a new timecard goea into effect to-
day at noon.
Arrival Passenger No I.................is: 05 a. m.
ArrivalPaaaungar No,.................ir:oj p. m.
Arrival Paaaangvr No !■ [Accom.].... 6:15 p.m.
s:oo a. m.
7:00 a. m.
• >:*o p. m.
Departure Passenger Nos..
Departura Passenger No la. fAccom.].
Departure Pasaeoger No 4............
Good judgea aaya the Monarch is the
beat whiaky In the market. Owing to
the first coat ot theac goods few saloons
give it to customers. At Cutler'* saloon,
however, thie is always served customers,
and judgea will walk several blocks to
get it. r
Last week our young friend Will. Hal-
low (with A. R. Collins Sc Co., Real
Estate Agents,) fell heir to a valuable
piece of property, the title to which ia
undisputed, it haying been filed for record
sometime early in the rear. It was a
girl, with bright little eyes and a few
black cutis on the occiput.
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Our old friend Suydara, after journey-
ing over the statu and aaaiating in the
erection of some of the handsomest build-
in?* in San Antonio, Galveston and
other Texas cities lias cast his lot again
in the Gate City. Suydam ia one ot the
beat mechanics in the west and his ser-
vices are in demand in this neck of tiie
woods. __ v
Mias Lula Salisbury, in company with
Miaa Davis, leit laat week for a month's
visit to friends in St. Louia. While in the
city Mias Lula will visit the great St.
Louis Fair, Exposition and other places
of interest. The GaxitTEEk wishes
Miss Lula a pleasant visit and a safe re-
turn to her Denison friends and admir-
John Hoerr, one of the first to cast his.
business lot in Denison, now and for
several years a resident of St. Ifoujs, was
in the city a few days last week, greeting
his many old friends; John is getting
rich manufacturing his. Lemon Elyxii of
life. Its a good thing and takes where-
Lone Star Division No. 53, Order of
Railway Conductors, have been adding
new members to their order during the
last two meetings. The officers of the or-
der now are—Jno. E. ilarnest, Chief
Conductor; C. J. Wilson, A. C. C.; C.
Lasher, Sr. C. of C.; I no. Condon, Jr.
C. of C.; Chaa. Loomis, Secretary j F. P.
Drake, Treasurer; O. M. Weddle, I. S.;
A. L. Westbrook, O. S.
Eppstein Sc Westheimer the wholesale
liquor dealers arc now established In
their new building. Their store is the
beat for their particular line of any in
the city, and (Tie front ia ornamental and
attractive. Mr. Eppstein congratulates
himselt every day upon having such an
accommodating landlord, one who never
demands rent or threatens to put him
out it he doesn't stand a raise.
The Democrats of Sherman have
“blowed in** a good deal of cash raising
poles and getting up a hurrah, but all
this demonstration doesn't Help the peo-
ple who are endeavoring to route the
corrupt Republican party in November.
It would haye been better, by far, to
have sent the money to the doubtful
States, to assist the friends ot Cleveland
and ilendricks who have to con bat the
money power of the government.
We were gratified to learn the other
day that Captain T. C. Dismukes, who
was well known in Deuiaon several years
Ago as a lumberman at Stringtown, I. T.,
D not only alive, but has entirely re-
corded his health, and is engaged in a
prosperous, grocery business at .Nash-
ville, Tcnn. It will be recollected Mr.
Dismukes passed through here three
years ago on his way from Colorado to
Florida. He feared then that he had
Julius E. Slaudbcker.
Estelle C. Klkinfelter.
Wednesday, Oct. tat.
Saint Peter’s Cathedral,
After October iqth. Denison, Trxv.
The above invitation was received at
the Gajxtteer office Thursday, and
tells just what we have been expecting
from our friend Slaudecker. Mr. Slau-
deckcr is connected with the Missouri
Pacific railway telegraph office at this
place, and has a host of frie nds in Deni-
son who will gladly welcome the happy
couple to citizenship among us.
The announcement of Mr. S. D. Steed-
man as a candidate tor re-election to the
important office of County Judge, came
in ’ too late last week, to allude to it ed-
itorially. The friends of our public
schools will look upon Mr. Steedman'a
candidacy with favor, and he should, as
he no doubt will, receive the hearty sup-
port of all friends of public education .
The public schools of Gravson county
are recognized as in advance of those of
any other county in the State, and their
success ia in the main due to the untir-
ing labors of Mr. Steedman. He has
been an enthusiastic worker in the edu-
cational cause, and his pride has been
to make our schools not only a success,
but models for other sections of the state.
His methods have the endorsement of
the best educational minds among us,
and it ia important that he remain In of-
fice to fully perfect the work he has car-
ried forward so successfully. The Ga-
zettekr will have more to say on this
subject in future issues.
The following companies are booked
for the Dallas opera house for. the season
of 1884-5, **»d. with a few exceptions,
are the same that are to viait Denison :
Vaughn's Kentucky Company,Oct. it.
C. B. Bishop, Oct. 17 and 18.
Fred Warde, Oct. 11 and 23.
Barlow Sc Wilson’s Minstrels, Oct. 24
Lizzie May Ulmer, OcL 27 and 38.
Adam less Eden, OcL 30 and 31.
Bandit King, Noy. 1.
Gus Williams, Nov. 3.
Hidden Hand, November 5.
Romany Rye. Nov. 7 and 8.
Tom Keene, Nov. to, 11 and u.
Neil Burgess, Nov. 14.
Tony Denier, Humpty Dumpty, Nov.
17 end 18.
Fred Warde, Nov. 19.
Bertha Welby, Nov. 26 and 27.
- Carrie Swain, Dec. 23 and 24.
Milton Nobles, Dec. 29 and 30.
Mlaco Humpty Dumpty, Jan. 1.
Banker’s Daughter, Jan. 2 and 3.
Strategists, ,Jan. 7 and 8.
Silver King, Jan. 16 and 17.
Ian. 12 and 13.
The Denison Cornet Band recently re-
organized, turned out last Thursday —
playing for the different orders partici-
pating in the funeral proceasion of Mr.
I-eo R. Trost. The bovs, considering the
short time they have been practicing, and
this being the first time appearing since
the reorganization, did splendidly and
deserve the hearty co-operation of the
citizens of Deniaon, for a good band of
music is one of the essential institution
of a flourishing city like Denison. Suc-
cess to you, bovs, is the wish of the Ga-
The Texas Rail and Wire, a handsome-
ly printed eight page semi-monthly pa-
per4>y Messrs. Ed. J. Smith and M. W.
Connolly of Fort Worth, Texas, has been
received at the Gazetteer office. The
Rail >n. Wire is a new publication de-
voted to railroading, telegraphing and
telephoning miscellany with its pages
brim full ot useful and interesting 'read-
ing pertaining to these industries. Mr.
Ed. J. Smith, is a former Denisonian,
and was manager not long since of the
Western Union Telegraph company at
this place. Success to you, Ed and your
Mr. John G. Taylor and family left
last week for their future liome in Kan-
sas- Mr. Taylor was one of the pioneers
ot Denison, he and Mr. S. G. Eddy were
proprietors of the old Alamo Hotel in its
balmy days of activity and prosperity^
and many a good time have the older
citizens of Denison had at the old Alamo
when under the regime of Messrs Taylor
Sc Edily. Mrs. Tavlor as a bright mem-
ber of Denison society will be greatly
missed, and Miss Lottie who is just en-
tering upon the most epteresting period
of a young lady's life—in her teens, will
leave a place hard to he filled in the es-
teem and admiration of admiring friends.
Capt. Geo. 1- Patrick is announced in
this issue as a candidate lor Justice of the
Peace, tor Precinct No. j. Captain Pat-
rick is known to nearly every person in
the precinct- He is one ot our oldest cit-
iaens, served the city two terms as mar-
shal, antf has a wide circle ot social and
business acquaintances. He is a gentle-
man of education, and is every way
qualified to fill the office he seeks with
credit alike to himself and the public
The Captain is a staunch Democrat of
the good old Jeffersonian school.
We are informed by the ladies of the
Exposition Society lhat they will have a
professional wood-carver from Chicago
to do the carving on the gate. The man
will arrive in a tew days. We think the
ladies should make a gate that would not
cost less than $500. Such is the opin- j
!ion of a gentleman of this city, who
up that he will assist them with a few \
Hundred dollars if it should be necessary.
Now, ladies, you have a pointer, make
Leo Trost Dead.
At 11 130 a. in., last Wednesday, Leo
Trost breathed his last and succumbed
to the Inexorable fiat of the power of
death. The deceased was thirty-five
years old and a native of Germany. He
served in the Franco-German war of 1870
and was wounded in the battle of Or-
leans. He came to the United States in
1872 and for several years had "been a
citizen of Denison. He left a wife and
four children to mourn the loss of a
husband and father.
The remains of the deceased were in-
terred in the Old Cemetery at 4 o'clock
Thursday evening by the several orders
of which he was a member in good s bind-
ORDER Of PROCESSION
Denison Cornet Band, Knights of Py-
itliias, Knights of Honor, Odd Fellows,
Society of Vorwierts, hearse and car-
Ph. Ledrick and Mike Brown, Knights
of Pythias. Henry Wa'ker and R Ber-
nard, Ddd Fellows. Christ Waltz and
Henry Gerseoke, Society of Vorwierts.
ORDER OK CEREMONIES AT THE GRAVE.
Knights of Pythias services, by Henry
Walker. Odd Fellows’ service, by W.
Waltz. Vorwierts' funeral services, by
Howard Hanna, Ph. Ledrick.
The Cornet Band acquitted themselves
Ha! Mr. I. M. Casper is the proudest
man in Denison, and the Flag Store is
to be illuminated. What’s the matter?
Why, on Saturday morning Mr. Casper
became the happy father of a bouncing
boy, weighing twelve pounds. We wel-
come the littfe fellow to our city and
hope he will have a» many brother* as
there were tribes in Israel.
Mrs. Leo Trost desires to express her
sincere thanks to the various lodges and
order* to which her deceased husband
belonged, tor the kindness shown him
during his last illness, and for the various
manifestations of respect to his memory.
Clara Morris, Jan. 21
Lillian Alcott, Jan. 22 and 23.
Mattie Vickers, Jan. 27.
Abbie Carrington's Grand Opera Com-
pany, Jan. 28 and 29.
Boland Reed, Feb. 9 and 10.
Hoop of Gold, Feb. 13 and 14.
Mugg’a Landing, Feb. 18.
Agnes Villa, Musical Burlesque, Feb.
20 and 21.
Emma Abbott, Feb. 26 and 27.
Bunch of Keys, March 2 and 3.
Louise Sylvester, March 5 and 6.
Peck’s Bad Boy, March 9 and 10.
Lizzie Evans, March 13 and 14.
Wilbur Opera Company, April 3 and 4.
Fulton's Juvenile Creole Minstrels gave
two entertainments at the McDougall
Opera House last Wednesday and Thurs-
day evenings to fair audiences. This
company claims to represent a new feat-
ure in the minstrel business, but we failed
to see it very generally, in their enter-
tainments here. With one or two ex-
ceptions, the juvenile’s programme was
similar to all other companies that have
visited Denison, and in some instances
as good, but when you see one minstrel
performance you have seen all, though
some are better and little more variety.
We cannot conscientiously advise our
sister cities to give the minstrels a liberal
patronage, but jshould your heart crave
for an evening of light amusement, the
Juveniles will probably suit you.
There is an ordinance in force in Fort
Worth prohibiting persons from smok-
ing in the opera house of that city, and
only a few days since did two individ-
uals, who had more ignorance than bliss,
walked up to hit honor, the police judge,
and paid ten dollars each for the offence.
At that opera house the comfort and
safety oi several hundred people are con-
sidered, rather than the pleasure of s
few ill-bred individuals. The same or
dinance should be in force in Denison.
Miss Lulu Hurst is said to have been
met on Monday night by a/fery_ large
audience in the Temple, San/Franciseo,
If tne ladiJs of the Exposition Society
would employ Mr. R. L. McWillie to
make a bird’s-eye view of the city it
would add greatly to their exhibit. Mr.
Mo Willie's work is accurate, and of a
very high order ot artistic skill
Your attention is called to the an-
nouncement of .Jesse P. Loving, who
asks the people to make hiin one of the
local representatives. More about him
next week, as the announcement came in
just before going to press.
the gate a beauty.
Last evening George Braun
partner threw open the doors ot their
Lulu Becoming Miserly.
From the San Francisco Cal! we clip
the following: ' ~
Lula Hurst opens in San Francisco to-
aud hi* morrow night, beginning her series ot ten
! performances in that and surrounding
cities- The young lady is said to be de-
two hew saloons to the public. Without j veloping. with the increase of her wealth
doubt these saloons aie going to be first : a growing tendency to hold on to iier
class. They are fitted up in gaudy style ! dollars with a profound tenacious grasp.
, . . , , „ : She traveled with her father and mother
and show up to good advantage. But ,nJ Mr Atkin,on » portion ol the
our people know enough of the energy j way in day cars rather than pay additional
I money demanded tor Pullman sleepers,
and an interesting, hut vain, attempt was
also made by her manager to purchase
second-class tickets, with the privilege of
I .employing sleeping cars at night.-, Up
I to six months ago the Hurst family had
j not, in all probability, over $100 in all
of George Braun to know that anything
lie would undertake would be carried on
in the best of style. Next week we will
say more of George's business.
their existence. They have however,
Charles Knowlton, who has been
Colorado for the l>ast six months, re- > , . ... -.
^ -- * cleared something like $25,000 since they
turned liome rnday. Charley **»» it | came in the hands of Mr. Charles Froh-
was snowing when he left Colorado. He j man. At first this unexpected pecuniary
thinks be will find the weather quite dif- affluence led them to insist on taking
ferent in Texas. He says A. K. Waddell,
who holds a fat position at Pueblo, has
grown so large that lie ha* to go
through an ordinary door in “sections.”
but is taking life easy, having recently
married s rah Colorado widow with
plenty of refit estate and resident property
their meals in their own room in the ho-
tels, because ttie ordinary dining rooms
were not good enough lor them. But,
haying satisfied themselves with this wild
dissipation, they are going on the oppo-
site tack in a way that is quite instruct-
ive to behold Mr. Fred Stinson is man-
aging the California tour in the interest
of Mr. Frohman- *
a building capable of holding
people. While this Georgia won
appearing on the Pacific sldpeji bogus
Lula Hurst, who used to give alleged
spiritualistic seances in variety theatres,
masquerading in the less remote west.
The ungenuine Lulu Hurst whs recently
annonitced to appear in St. Louis, but
the local manager, discovering the fraud,
refused to open his theater; and the
agent of the “wonder” promptly disap-
peared.—N, Y. Times.
A Western circus man recently order-
ed H large advertising poster to be print-
ed, and then objected because there was
so much sky ill it. “I ain't going to ad-
vertise the sky," he said to the litho-
grapher. “I paid you to advertise my
show. Drop a few camels and stick
them up there. I ain't going to have all
that good space run to waste.”
Miss Lulu Hurst, the so-called Georgia
Wonder, is advertised to appsar at the
Tremont opera house, Galveston, this
evening. Lulu is a daisy—she is filling
engagements in Texas and California at
the same time.
The manager ot the Juvenile Minstrels
informed < the Gazetteer that they had
“dropped" fifteen hundred dollars be-
tween Galveston and Denison. There
isn't as much money in the show busi-
ness in Texas this year as there is glory.
An “electric girl” named Coltin, aged
thirteen, lias recently created a sensation
in Paris. The genuineness of her power
is vouched for by Arago, Dr. Chollet
and Victor Meunier. The woods are full
of them now.
Hewitt’s “Musettes” combination lately
come to full stop In Keokuk, Iowa. They
propose to reorganize again next spring.
This is the company that gave Manager
O’Maley a benefit last season.
John O'Brien, circus manager, was
lately arrested in Medina, N. Y., for em-
ploying glandered steeds. He wa* fined
$50, and was compelled to shoot five
Another brigade belonging to the ad-
vertising department of Sells Bros'. Cir-
cus was in the city last week putting an-
other coat on the town—of posters, litho-
graphs and programmes.
Mrs. Langtry has cancelled a number
of her engagements in this country for
next season, and it is not unlikely that
lawsuits will crop up abundantly should
she ever retu rn.
The “Kentuck" Company, heading
this way, went to prices at New Orleans.
Yes, and we wouldn’t be surprised to
hear of several others in the vicinity of
Texas following in the same road.
The Sedalia Exposition, which opened
a few days ago, did not pan out remun-
eratively to the projectors, owing mostly
to the continued rainy weather duiing
We hope Manager O'Malev will ar-
range with Fred Warde, who is to visit
our city soon, to produce some play not
her etotore seen in Denison.
Barnum, wifjj his “greatest show on
earth,” was in Sedalia, Saturday, Oct.
4lh. General admission, fifty cents;
children, twenty-five cents.
Newton Beers, in “Only a Woman’s
Heart," is meeting with good success
wherever he appears in Texas. Talent
J- Z. Little's wonderful s]>ectacular
drama, entitled “The World," was on
the boards at Wood’s opera house. Se-
dalia, Friday and Saturday.
C..B. Bishop, in “Widow Bedott,” is
booked lor Sherman next Friday even-
ing. We hope Bishop will visit Denison
and play hi* new piece, “The Doctor.’’
Newton Beers, in “Only a Woman's
Heart," at Galveston, October 12th—
next Sunday night.
The Mabel Norton Combination will
plav “Under the Gaslight" at Honev
Grove, October 22nd.
The Barlow-Wilson Min*treis play in
Galveston on the 9th. They play in
Denison on the 2ist.
The Juvenile Minstrels played at
Gainesville Friday night and ai Sherman
on the night following.
C. B. Bishop will play in Dallas, on
the 17th and iStli. He will produce his
new play, entitled “The Doctor.”
Fred Warde is the next attraction at
the opera house, the 17th and iSth ot the
The Star Store furnished the pro
grammes for the Goldens last week, and
they were pronounced daisies.
Fulton's Juvenile Minstrels quartered
at the Colonnade during their two davs*
stay in Denison.
The Golden troupe will show at Whites-
boro next Thursday evening.
unov or kaxbas aid tbxab.
Mr. W. 8. Parks, of Lamed, Kamaz Leads
to the Hymenial Alter, Miaa Amj
Campbell of Deuiaon.
On W ednesday last the upper lendum
of Denison society circles was in a flut-
ter of excitement and expectation as the
hour of noon approached, for at that
tour, at the Episcopal church, Mr; W. S.
Parks, of Lamed, Kansas, would Jead to
the hymenial altar Miss Amy Campbell,
one of our most loyeljr and charming
At 10 o’clock quite a nnmber of the in-
timate friends of Miss Amy had assem-
bled at the family residence, on West
Morton street, to enioy for the last time,
ere her departure, the charm of her gra-
After introductions to the prospective
groom, and an hour spent in pleasant
conversation, the guests were invited to
partake of lunch before repairing to the
church. The table was bounteously laden
with tempting delicacies, to which am-
ple justice was done; and many were the
wishes expressed for the happiness and
prosperity of the youthful couple so soon
to enter upon life’s duties. While the
enjoyment was at its heighth the atten-
tion of the company was claimed to lis-
ten to the reading of the following orig-
inal poem, dedicated to Mist Amy by one
of Its members, in behalf of the “Big G
and Little w Club,” of which she was a
It chanced upon a day,
Which recall to mind you may;
Fair to see.
Left and went far away.
Her health and heart not being good,
On a visit to improve them go she slio'd,
For only wee,
(Ah, dear me!)
Return home to stay, when she could
She rode upon the rail.
Over the Indian’* trail.
Into a land
Full of sand —
The home of grasshopper and quail.
While there she met a man,
Whom she caught, as a woman can.
Now at last
He is fast—
Bound with hair, a shade of tan.
This girl, by name of Campbell,
Will now cease to travel
Unless she curb her babble.
For next Wednesday, at high noon,
In the time of this bright new moon,
It is said,
She will wed.
Though we think it all too soon.
Then she’ll return, no more to roam ,
To that mixture ot sand and oily loam,
Where the barque
Of Mr. and Mrs. Park
Will sail through lite to “Home, Sweet
Dear friend, it will us please.
If your life prove one of ease;
And we pray
Your wedding day
Be one of many a long life sees.
But let us do no crying,
For to follow suit we’re dying.
And then begin your sighing.
Of Big G and Little w.
Denison, Texas, Sept. 28.
The reading was loudly applauded,
was unanimously voted
while the poem
the parlors, the guests
view the numerous
evidences of friendship and love—the
bridal presents—which were both elegant
and costly. Among them we noticed
one, which 'will ever call to memory the
many happy scenes ot the bride’s girl-
hood days in Denison—a hand-painted
plaque, on the back of which was in-
“Lett out in the cold.
Five of the old
Big G and Little w’s.”
On the reverse side was this picture:
Standing on a dead limb were five lonely,
disconsolate little birds, eyeing each
other with a woe-begone expression,
while on them silently tails the winter'
snow, and the chill blasts draw them
more closely'together tor warmth and
consolation. We could but feel how sug-
gestive was the picture ol the keen sor-
row felt by the remaining five for the loss
ot one of the best loved members ot the
society. Yet a I-liope I’ll-be the-next ex-
pression was plainly visible on the coun-
tenance of each.
The eventful time having arrived, the
bridal party and guests entered carriages,
and that traditional emblem of good luck
—the old shoe—having been thrown-
alter them, they were driven to the
church, which was filled to overflowing
with the friends ot the happy couple.
Promptly at 12 o’clock the bridal patty
entered the church. The bride wore a
handsome traveling suit,while the groom
was attired in the conventional black.
The ushers were Messrs. Edward
Leeper, Will Everett, Clair Rack-
liffe and Will Boss; Fred. Campbell, eld-
est brother giving the bride Zway, while
Mrs. Dr. Nagel drew appropriate notes
lrom the orgah. The ceremony was per-
formed by Rev. F. N. Atkins, rector ot
the Episcopal church, in a very solemn
and impressive manner, so Characteristic
of the marriage service ot that church.
On this occasion the church wore its
most happy and cheerful aspect. There
could be seen everywhere that beautiful
uniformity and order which are charac-
teristic of the Episcopal church. The
color#, eipeciaily, were uniform. The
altar was in pure white—the Sauctus on
the siiper-altar remaining as it was. The
lecturn bore white satin. The rector
wore a fine white satin stole, which was
beautifully ornamented with crosses and
passion flowers worked in purple and
gold. Every book-mark was 01 the
puiest white satin—all beautiful and
striking emblems of the inocence and
purity wedded at the holy altar.
The ceremony over, Mr. and Mrs.
Park returned to their carriage, where
they received the congratulations of their
numerous friends, after which they were
driven to the depot, a large number of
friends following to bid them farewell
and bon voyage.
The bride has been a resident of Den?
ison tor eleven years, and has endeared
herself to ail who have enjoyed the pleas-
ure of her acquaintance by those superior
qalities ot head and heart which add to the
lustte of noble womanhood, and which !
she possessed to an eminent degree. Her 1
departure left a void in the home circle
which can never be tilled. But the cloud
of sorrow is silver-lined with the knowl-
edge that her future happiness is in keep-
THE INDIAN FAIR.
N. H. L. Decker has some
lands near the city which he
cheaply at suitable term*.
itig of him whose every effort will be di-
rected to the pleasant task of plucking
the thorns from the highway of life, and
strewing her path with roses. A mong
her friends girlhood’s happy days, made
doubly .happy by the charm of her com-
panionship, will ever be remembered as
oases in life’s desert.
The gloom is a young man of sterling
qualities, and one of the rising business
men of Western Kansas, occupying the
position of cashier of the First National
Bank of Larned; his worth is attested
by the bestowal of the love of the lairest
of Denison's many fairest flowers upon
The newly wedded coupie left on the
Missouri Pacific train at 12 130, to spend
the honeymoon among relatives aud
friends in the North. They will
make a short stay at Kansas City and
Chicago, when they will proceed to
Princeton, 111., the home of the groom’s
parents, where a reception will be ten-
, dered them next Thursday evening, alter
j which they Will continue their tour 1 l^ree
I through the principal cities and pleasure I fifty
i resort* of the East, returning in six weeks
j to Larned, Kansas, their future home.
The Gazetteer joins their many
triends in wishing tor Mr. and Mrs.Parks
a wedded lite of unalloyed bliss. May
the bright sunlight of joy and happiness
so illumine their pathway that the cloud*
of sorrow and adversity snail never
darken their journey through life.
A GAZETTEER REPORTER AT THE
UDIAX DFTERRATIOKAL FAIR
AT MUSKOGEE, I. T.
The Fur Largely Attended and the Ex-
hibits of the Finest Variety,
Botes of General Interest.
At noon last Wednesday we reached
Muskogee, a proud and thriving little
city and the pride of the Creek nation.
The streets were thronged with visitors of
all colors, shapes and nationalities and
the hotel* crowded until standing room
was scarcely procurable. Everybody
seemed to be in a rush and the fogs of
dust tbat rolled along ahead ot the prai-
ries wind were almost stifling. Looking
out to ths eastward the gay flags could
be seen waving over the fair grounds and
the tweet notes of music heard. In a
short time we had passed the gate* and
were in the midst ol the exhibits. Here
were to he seen collections that would do
credit to much older sections and of
more boasted civilization.
AG a I CULTURAL. PRODUCTS.
Going aropnd to the agricultural de-
partment we were agreeably surprised at
the wonderful exhibits—especially of
corn and cotton. A few plant* of cotton
on exhibition were from six to ten feet
high and beating from three to four hun-
dred boles. Thesd plants, we were told,
grew over in the Cherokee nation about
ten miles from Muskogee. One could
not examine the agricultural products
without pronouncing the Territory one
of the finest farming countries in the Un-
ion, and the wonder is why the natives
look upon this branch of industry with .
so much indifference.
Here we *aw the finest apples, peaches,
plums, pears, cherries, strawberries,
grape*, raspberries. See., that we have
ever seen. The apples were especially
fine, excelling anything we saw at the
Horticultural exhibition at this place a
few months ago.
There were thousands of other things
on exhibition, that proclaimed the rapid
advancement of the people of the Territo-
ry. The Indian women proved to the
world that they are the rivals of any sec-
tion in the way of fancy work, hand
painting, embroidery, quilt-making. Atc.
The quilts, scarfs, tidies, pillow shams. Ate,
were of the finest order of artistic de-
signs and skillful execution, and were
praised and complimented by every visi-
itor from the states that beheld them,
and could we spare the space we would
gladly publish a more elaborate descrip-
tion of the same.
The fair was largely attended, some
two or three thousand persons being on
the ground most of the time, though the
best of order prevailed throughout—not a
single i^jsturbance occurring to mar the
pleasures there to be enjoyed. However,
had anyone been disposed to be boistrous
or unruly the efficient Indian officers
would have quickly marched him oft to
the cooler, as Capt. Sixkiller and a large
corps of his men were present all the
Horse racing was a special feature and
many dollars changed hands in the course
of the progress of the fair, though there
was no extra fine *tock there.
On Wednesday night there was an
Osage war dance at the fair_ ground* in
which six Osage Indians exhibited some
of the characteristics of their tribe as
they were in savage times. They were
dressed in their primative costumes, wi*h
war punt and feathers.
On Thursday morning Mr. L. II. Rob-
erts, of the Indian Journal and Champion,
harnessed up his pretty black ponies and
pave us a ride over the town of Muskogee .
It is indeed a beautiful little city, sur-
rounded by the most beautiful country
we ever saw. It is without doubt the
queen city of the Territory and is des-
tined to become a great city. With its
fine churches, school buildings and bus-
iness houses, it will now compare lavora-
bly with many ot our Texas towns that
put on metropolitan airs. The people
there are energetic and ambitious
anxious to build a city whose fame will
reach out into the states and soun d the
praise of the B I. T. in notes that will
not fail to gain tor it that recognition it
The Fair Associati on had engaged the
Rockville, (Mo.) Cornet Band, who were
there in their bright and new uniforms,
furnishing the very best of band music.
This Band is composed of twelve mem-
bers and for musical talent they are justly
entitled to much praise. They have been
engaged to furnish the music at the Vi-
nita Fair which will commence on the
NAMFS OF THE MEMBERS.
J. O. McBride, (Leader)..........Tuba
l’rof. Wm. Kamm............Eb Cornet
Prof. C. C. Cassity......Solo Bb Cornet
C. A. Riley..............1st Bb Cornet
O. H. Ward............2nd Bb Cornet
J. M. Johannes............Solo Eb Alto
Wm. Johannes...............1st Alto
C. M. Bryson..............................2nd Alto
Marvin Adams........Trombone Tenor
E. A. Hook................2nd 3b Tenor
Geo. Johannes........... Baritone
Frank Wook.................Bass Drum
Wah-ti-an-kah, the aged chief of the
Osage Indians, made a speech at the
Muskogee fair in his native tongue,
which contained much of practical ad-
vice. Each sentence was reiterated by
an interpreter as the old speaker deliver-
ed it. The old chiet was decidedly in
avor of free grass and advised the
mediate cutting of the wire fences.
At Muskogee, I. T.. there is ■ child,
Sarah Blackmore, who is only eight yeai s
old but weiehs one hundred and eighty-
pounds. She has a very pretty sweet
face and steps around as actively as if
she was of the usual weight for a girl of
The baby show at the Muskogee fair
resulted in favor of a little Osage squal-
ler. The little fellow was a fine speci-
men of infantile perfection and was
highly colored in war paint. The action
of awarding the prize to the little war-
rior was unanimously applauded.
While at Muskogee Wah-ti-an-kah, the
eighty-five year old Chief of the Osage
Indians, gave us a little buckskin bag of
paint which he put up nearly fifty
years ago, when the Osag es and Chero-
kees were at deadly strife.
Thanks to the beautiful Mis* Ada Ar-
cher, of Tahlequah, I. T., for inducing
her “young man” to subscribe for the
Gazetteer. Miss Ada is indeed an
archer—using Cupid’s darts, which a
newspaper man could scarcely dodge.
Miss Fannie Oaks, ot Longyiew, I. T.,
and one of the Choctaw dusky maiden*
of beauty and intelligence, was oue of
the judges who awarded the prizes of
quilts at the Muskogee fair.
Misses Katie Foley, Katie Shaw. Min-
nie Frver and Kogee Hampton, of Uufau-
la, I. T., took in the Muskogee fair. They
are fast friends of the Gazetteer an d
say they look for its weekly visits with
eager anxiety. They will probably viait
Denison soon .
There is a colored man in the Creek
Nation thirty five
old who is not
feet high and weighs only about
pounds. His name is Perry Web-
The Indian Journal at Muskogee pub-
lished a daily every day of the fair.
That was an enterprise that did the
energetic publishers much credit.
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Ourand and
Miss Mary Ourand visited the Muskogee
fair on Thursday and were much pleased
with the scenes of the day.
CAPT. B. POLK BURHEB.
HeiOooaee Deem from toe Territory tad
Sells Fraak Moseley for as Egg.
Frank Prays for His Immediate Destruc-
tion, bat Fiaally Has Oaaae to
Regret Hm Prayer.
A Happy Denoument.
“There are some very queer geniuses in
this country.1* said Frank Moseley, as he
held out one foot to the boot-black and
threw a cigar-stab into the street. “To
illustrate: Two week* ago a horny-fisted
farmer from the Territory came into o ur
store and introduced himself as Capt.
R. Polk Bur ner, ex-justice of the peace
from Georgia and ’currlner’ from Sevier
county, Arkansaw. He had a tongue
that worked as glibly aa the piston-rod
ot a steam engine freshly greased. He
wore coperas breeches, brogan shoes, a
slouched hat, and, though a very warm
day, he wore an old U. S. cavalry coat,
‘all tattered.and torn’—in fact, his old
blue coat had been as badly used up by
the ravages of time as Blaine has been
by the Sentinel, or as Tom McCarthy
was by the hornets. The coat had no
brass buttons as evidences of its former
military beauty; on the contrary, It was
held together at the top by a piece of
pawpaw bark. To be more explicit in
description, and to use Newton Beer’s
expression, he looked like a ‘man of the
world—a free lunch crusader,’ the bell-
wether of tramps. When he looked
around over the stock of goods the clerks
were arranging in the shelves, I should
not have given him a second thought had
I not noticed that his old coat was cov-
ered with lint, with an occasional cockle-
burr. Finally he said:
“Lernel Moseley, do yer buy coun-
try perduce here?”
“What do yer give fffr cotton?”
“Nine to ten cents, Captain.”
“Ef a fellow'd trade ’bout $300 with
yer, yer would do a leetle better, wouldn’t
“Oh, yes, Captain.”
At this remark Moseley said he begun
to get very much interested. But the old
Territory Jake wen t on :
“Wall, Kernel, what do you give fui
“Fifteen cents. Captain.”
“How much for taller?”
“Twelve and a-half cents. Captain
“How much for beeswax?”
“Same as for tallow, Captain?*’
“Do yer also buy chick’ns an’ aigs,
“Certainly, Captain, certainly. We
give three dollars a dozen for chicken s
and a bit a dozen for eggs.”
“Uh, huh—wall. I’ll jist price yer
goods. ’Spose yer keeps groceries, too,
“Certainly, Captain.” -
Moseley knew this was not true, but he
thought, in order to sell a good bill he
would get some of the grocers to fill that
portion of the bill.
“Wall,” went on Captain Burner, “I’ll
jist percede to price yer goods.”
And so he did. That was early in the
morning, and he continued to price
goods until late in the afternoop, an d
at 12 o’clock Frank took him up to the
Colonnade and treated him to a first-class
dinner. When they registered at the
Colonnade, Col. Streeper shrugged up
hi* shoulders, turned around to Swartz
Taylor and said: “Wonder what that
means? Who do you think this Captain
Burner is, Swartz?” “Oh, I guess he’s
some of Mohriey’s Georgia kin folks,”
was the laconic reply.
Late in the evening Capt. Burner
“Wall, ’ave yer any knitting needles?”
“Oh, yes. Captain.”
“Wall, let me see ’em.”
He was shown a box containing five
hundred knitting needles. He carefully
examined and rubbed his fingers over
them all, while Moseley rubbed them
again with chamois leather. The cap-
tain was very particular about the nee-
dle*, and would frequently blow his
breath on them to see if “tha war good
metal.”^ Finally he said :
“What’s the price, Kernel?”
“Twelve and a-half cents a dozen,Cap-
“All, ha—an aig for a knitting
“Exactly, Captain. Those are very
fine needles. I made them myself; they
are of the finest steel—made of fine
lamenated steel gun barrels, and .so very
cheap that all can possess them, at least
while the hens are in good health and
“Wall, Kernel, this is about the size of
the one ray ole woman broke the other
day while cleaning out the stem of my
ole pipe. Yes, I’ll jist take this one, and
here’s your change,"and he pulled an egg
from his old blue coat pocket and handed
it to Frank.
“Thank you,” said Frank. “Anything
riWall, no, not to-day I believe. Times
is pretty hard, an’ we farmers must be
kind o’ savin.’ ”
The Captain sauntered around through
ilie store a few moments and then called
Frank off to one side and whispered :
“Kernel, tha tells me that you aiw ays
treats men as trades with you.”
“Certainly, Captain. Walk Into the
backroom. 1 have a small bottle ot fine
whisky which my nephew purchased
when he was. sics, some weeks ago.
They walked in and Frank poured out
a glassful of the mild electricity. The
Captain raised it to bis mouth, sipped it
tightly, smacked hie lips and said :
“Kernel, tha tell me that aa aig in
whisky is powerful good. Would you
let me break that 'ar aig in this ?**
The Captaia the* Spake the egg Into
the glass of whiaky and drank it off.
“I tell yer, that’s powerful good. Ker-
nel. Wall, it’s giftin' late, aa' I mud
go to the ole woman. She'd he on her
head ef I was not home hr dark. Ker-
nel, I II haye all my neigh hors to come
CAST IFF ILL PEBDJMICE MB KEEP BP Win THE PROCESSION.
We are Ready for the
Have a Big Stock of
coal hods, i
essary to m
your house attrac-
tive and comforta-
ble during the cold
weather. In a few days we
will have Finest Display of
in the City.
AND EVERYBODY WILL TELL THE PRICES GIVEN THEM BY
_ ?J^EZTSTm THE 2STEIW IDK/UOaiSL
A EIW IBA—Prices Btdueed on IrsrjtMag in the Drag T.w
You can Buy your Quinine, Pills, Tonies, Family Medicines, Fancy Goods, Notions,
Cheaper at Caapary’a than any Drug House in North Texas.
Mr. Caspary Is determined to sell goods, and sees the necessity of giving the people of Denison Drugs and
cheaper than they have ever bought them. Come and price my goods and you will be astonished at what low prtcea
be sold. My stock consists of everything usually found In a first-class drug house. I also carrv In stock PIANOS,
and all kinds of Musical Instruments. My Prescription Department L complete. Call and ace for yourself.
324 Main Street. JOTJUS A. CA«PAlt
A Valuable Chill Tonic—Read this Tes-
Anna, Ar*., May 18, 1881.
Messrs. R. A. Robinson «f- Co.:
Gentlemen—Some time ago I sent for
a Fever and Ague remedy to Van Buren,
Ark. Not having in stock the article
ordered, the druggist sent me Hnghes’
Tonic, and told me in reply that he would
guarantee it to cure the chills. As I had
a little boy who had been suffering with
the chills for a long time, and I had tried
two doctors and they could not break
the chills for more than a week at a time,
I tried one bottle of Hughes' Tonic on
him. He had only two chuls after he be-
gan to take it, and he didn't use more than
half of the bottle before it cured him,
and he is now sound and well. Since
that time I have been selling Hughes'
Tonic, and can safely recommend it to
all. Please send me one dozen bottles,
and oblige, Yours, truly,
[Signed] J. M. Spencer.
Prepared by R. A. Robinson Sc Co.,
wholesale druggists, Louisville, Ky.
Sold at wholsale by leading wholesale
druggists, and at retait by Julius A . Cas-
pary, druggist. Retails at $t per bottle,
six bottles for $5.
NOTICE BY PUBL10ATI0H.
The State of Texas,
To all persons interested in the estate of
John Burris, deceased, Alex. Campbell
administrator, has filed in the county
court of said county his final report and
account for settlement of the estate of
said John Burris, deceased, which will be
heard at the next term of said court for
civil and probate business, to be held
the court house, in the city of Sherman,
on the first Monday in November, 1884,
at which time all persons interested in
said estate may appear and contest said
report if they see proper.
Witness, G. A. Dickhrman, clerk
said county, and the seal thereof,
[seal] at his office, in the city of Sher-
man. this, the 27th day of Sep-
G. A. Dickerman,
By O. R. Benson, Deputy.
Buy Something Useful as well as Ornamental.
forIN HEADQUAHTEBS FOR-tti :
Fine Jewelry, Silver and Plated Ware.
WEDDING PRESENTS A SPECIALTY.
Repalrini Fin Watches and Jevelry and Engraving,
333r nrat. Claws ■'Worleaaa.oaa.. '
Swsalw SMSSKTS la the Pto
E7 C. CLIFFORD,
House, Sign and Ornamental Fainter,
Paper Hanger and Kaiaominer.
Office and Shop Weet Main Street, •
Board of Trade. »
Regular monthly meeting of Den-
ison Board of Trade will be held
City Hall, Monday, Oct. 6th,
7 130 p. m. sharp. Buainoss of im-
portance will be transacted.
Wanted—A first-class seam-
stress. Apply to Mr6. Hough on
Sears street, third door east of Cath-
olic Churc h. Please call first <
this week. Mrs. Hough.
Coming to Texas this Year!
IE BIGGEST OF ALL § SHOWS
Unapproachably Grand J
POST OFFICE, DENISON CITY, j
Grayson County, Texas, j
Data of List, Oct. 4th 1884.
The following letter* have been held nt this office
seven days and are unclaimed. They are therefore
hereby advertised according to law. They will be
held n>ur weeks from the date of this list* and if
still unclaimed will be then sent to the Dead Let-
ter Office. Parties calling for this mail must sa
advertised, giving date of list. ALWAY!
HAVE YOUR MAIL DIRECTED TO NUM-
BER OF YOUR BOX.
C. T. Daugherty, P. M.
GREAT 4-RING CIRCUS!
In all its Superior Elegance, Limitless Proportions and Unquestioned Supe-
riority, will exhibit
Ayres. Miss A D
Abbot, J J
Boswell and Dotson
Ball, James P
Bowen, Mrs Jane
Bale, Mrs Mary
Blown Mrs Martha
Alexander, Chas H
Ayers, W A
Baldwin, Mrs Emma
BarcJow, Miss Eliza
Bums, J W
Booth, Mrs Kate
Bavlark, Mrs M J
Campbell, Miss Amanda Clements, Miss Annie M
Crane, C k (s)
Clapp, O. Stephen
Crenshaw, M M
Coleman, P E
Com, W B
Dickson, S A (a)
Franklin, J. If.
Garter, Charles G.
~ net. Rufus.
Crowder, D. L.
Crow, G W
Chris man, J W
Clarke, P A and W I
Caplcr, S W
Devcraux, Mrs Phronie
Dodson, W C
Evans, J M
Tilher. Mrs Fannie
Farr, Miss Lillie
Guthrie, J. L. (a)
Griffin, M. T.
Knobiocfc, L. C.
Mai com, Joseph,
Maaaey, Miss Lucy
Owens, Mrs. Mary
and do their tradin’ with yer. Yer
the cheapest and moat obligioest mer-
chant in thia town. Goodbye, Kernel.”
Here he turned and walked away, hot
on reaching the door he turned and ap-
proached Frank and in a whisper, said :
“Kernel, 1 promised the ole woman
I’d bring her a dram. Ef you’ll let me
take that little flask to her I’ll jist say
‘Kernel Moseley seat it to yer, ole wo-
man, because we were justices of the
peace in Georgia.’ *
“Certainly, Captain, take it to her
with my especial compliment*. Tell her
I hope the knitting needle will suit her,
and that she mutt not fail to call and see
us when she comes to the city.”
“Thank, yer, Kernel; the ole woman
never forgit* a friend. She’s a fifth cousin
to Alex. Stephens, and family pride
would keep her to honor. Good even.
“So he went away,” said Mr. Moseley.
“and I mentally wished he would get
drunk, and fall out of the train into Red
river. I didn't get over the affair for a
week. But I finally forgot the circum-
stance, and don’t know that I would ever
have thought of it again had he not re-
turned last Saturday. Off that day he
came in accompanied by ‘the ole woman’
and ten children. He was dressed as on
the occasion ot his former visit, but he
at once handed me a $500 bill and told 1 tv___Geomc
me to lock it up at once, a* be didn’t Thorahifi, N. c.
want to be robbed. He then proceeded v a— «
to buy $337 worth of goods. Ot course * »*"“*»•Mr-
I cheerfully forgave his former conduct,
and made his wife a present of three gal-
lons of fine brandy.
"All it well tUt ends well."
HtMos, D. K. Hart, Mis* Fannie
HsU, Miaa Kate
MewSrU. Mr*. Ann K. Hendrix, L. J.
Harris Mr*. Mattie I-(a) Hern. Miss Mon
Herr, Pnilltp Hcaric, W. C.
Ingram, Miss Sallie,
tones. E. K.
Hits Jennie J. Johnson, W. C.
1». H. C. Johnson, R. T.
Mias Maggie Jackson, R. H.
Lockhart, Grant T. (a)
Lee, Miss Lizzie
Lancaster P. M.
Miller, Miss Lvrvenia
Martin, Lin Massey, Mrs. Maggie
Monroe, Thomas G. (») Morris, W. W. (a)
Memnaugh, Miss Elizabeth.
Nixon, C. P.
PcnJcy, f. V.
Reser, C. D.
Sum—, A tidier
Sims, Miss Mandy
Stephens, I. W.
Smith, H. B.
Smith. C. I.
Smith. Mia. Vina
Wright. C. M.
William*, M1m OUie
Reding, Mi** Lee.
Schreiber, George (a)
Steele, Mrs. Lucy
Smith, A. B.
Smith, P. L.
Smith, Miss M.
On Monday, Oct, 13
50 Cagsa. Tint Many. Vo More. Vo Lou 1
The most gigantic Zoological Entirety ever organized in the World's History, embracing every
Beast, Bird and Itcptile known to the zoographer*.
The Only Living Pair ofMalo Hippotaml Ever lie-
held in C’aptlvlt.v Since the Dawn of’Croatlon.
Thc*e Huge Scriptural Behemoth! Sweat Great Head, of Blood at every pore.
The Giant Elephant. | The Coal-Black Sacred Elephant.
Herds of Dromedaries, Herds of Giraffes,
Herds of Elands, Herds of Camels,
Herds of Zebras, 12 Teams of Elephants
and Camels in Silk and Silver Harness.
Droves of Trained Kentucky Thoroughbreds,
Droves of Cape Buffaloes,Droves of Kangaroos
Droves of Antelopes, Droves of Moose,
A Whole Cavalcade of Elephants,
A Drove of Lapland Reindeer,
A Word-Wide Collection.
n-The Only laving 5-Ton 3-Horn Black Rhinoceros.^®*
Dens of Arabian Lions, dens of Polar Bears, dens of Wild Timers, dens of Leopaigls, dens of
ajfnars, dens of Hyenas liars of Hujfe Serpents, lairs of Crockodiles, lairs ot Alltf?afen<g, hosts of -
icaven-Soaring Birds, flocks of Ostrichs, whole clouds of Plumage, surpassing all collections since-
Vrarat’s foundations shook beneath Noah’s Heaven-Saved Host.
HCOHEHOF DENS OF WRJ) ANIMALS
Open in the Street.. A GRAND AUTOCHTONIC^ COLLBCTION. Being a Conglutinant §
Convocation, repreMnting all Tjrpca of Manhood.
Well., Mrs. Kliza
Walla. Miu Mary Ellen
Waiawright, Mr*. Wm.
White, Dr. D. (*)
Williams, Miaa Fannie.
The Aerial Cloud Queen and Female Hercules.
MR. FRANK H. GARDNER,
MISS MILDRED GARDNER,
Senor Don Jeronimo Bell,
The Great Spanish Four and Six Horae Rider.
M’lte Adelaide De Cordons,
The Intrepid Ladv Four Horae Rider.
MISS POLLIE LEE,
The Orly Living Lady J uggiing Equestrienne.
MIm MAGGIE CLAIRE
The Wonderful Flying Woman.
The Beautiful Purvis Sisters
MK. .JOHN PURVIS,
MR. JAS. STOWE,
Cardello and Austin,
The Burton Athletes,
Butler and Oakley,
The Martinetti Family,
MR. WILLIAM SELLS.
And nearly aoo others, the whole forming an Ar-
ray ot Circus Talent Superior hi any ever wit
neased in the World. Coming in their own Great
Trains and in their own Numerous Can, and ex-
^hibitingia a whole city of Snow-white Canvas.
for the—GRANDEST SITStKErr PAGEANT ^
Golden Chariots, Van# and Band Wagons. A Thousand Man, Women and Children*
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