The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 37, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 31, 1899 Page: 1 of 4
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To reduce and dose out surplus stock, to an invoking
end to rsise money badly needed, we prehr to alaugbter all
winder line* NOW, right in the height of dm teason (for the
' heaviest winter weather it always due in Texas after the holi-
days). Hence this is an extraordinary opportunity to buy
' strictly seasonable and stylish goods at prices for which they
t cannot be replaced, owing to the great advance in msuufac-
t toted stuffs. We won’t invoice what we can sell. But no
goods will be charged for less than the CASH PRICE. To
’ take advantage of a slaughter sale it takes CASH. We need
i the money, or we would not slaughter goods that are advanc-
• ing m price daily. Clothing, Dress Goods. Capes, Jackets,
r Fan, Petticoats, Flannels, Eiderdowns, Blankets, Comforts*
t blea, and alt winter goods go in this sale. *
, See our 5000 Remnants of Dress Goods and all kinds of
■ fabrics now on the bargain counter. Here is s big money
k saving. We are showing more attractions now in clearing
sale and remnant bargains than any other bouse in the city.
k Everything in fine Pattern Hats and Trimmed Millinery
will be doted out, regardless of cost, and will trim all hats
k bought ot us for the remainder of the season FREE OF
for an invasion of Canads. The
alleged attempts in different parts of
the country to organise the - Fenians
for raid into Canads have not as yet
been drawn to the attention of the
State Department and nothing it
known upon the subject beyond the
matter sent out in the newspaper
publications. The officials do not
give the smallest credence to the
stories and are of the opinion that
| the purpose in setting them afloat
i is to frighten urn Canadians into
toes Katie Palsy
a Ght, to tee Ut-
felling to answer ansm.t. of
England for South Africa.
The leading democrats all over
dm country says that nothing ean
prevent the nomination of Bryan.
Unless the Boers force the fight-
ing, it is not probable that there will
be any important military mode-
rn eots in South Africa until after
I the arrival of Lord Roberts. Instruc-
tions to that effect have been cabled
Mora failures are reported In the
east, but England seams to he most |
troubled in that direction.
A Manila dispatch reports another '
battle. Col. Lockett, with a force
of a,500, including artillery, attack-
ed e strong force of Insurgents in- |
trenched in the mountains near 11
Montalbon, about five miles north-11
east of San Mateo. The enemy was l
completely routed, the Americans I
pursuing them through the hills,
amid which they fled in every direc-1
tion. Four Americana were wound-
ed. The ^Filipino foes was large,
resulting from a heavy infantry and
artillery fire for over three hours
into the trenches. It it supposed
that the insurgents were tboee who
were driven out of San Mateo on
the day Geo. Lawton was killed.
They numbered probably 1,000.
FRIDAY, DSC. *9.
There is reason to believe that
Germany wilt not object to the
cession of Delagoa Bay by Portugal
to England, though should it be
carried oet it may give rise to
certain questions of an international
nature. The Lokal Anzetger story
it considered on whole as a sen-
sational mixture of truth and fiction
There is considerable mystery about
the whole affair.
The Panama Canal Company of
America has been incorporated
under the laws of New Jersey to
take over and complete the French
Panama Canal. The authorised
capital is $30,000,000, which wiHl
be increased later to $xao,ooo,ooo,
which amount it is expected will be
sufficient to complete the work.
The French consul in Transvaal
tells of British cruelty. The Temps,
which is a reputable, self-respecting
newspaper, after n description of
the cruelty of robbing and undress- |
mg wounded Gen. Kock, who is
reported to have died from oeglent
and bad treatment, sums up the
British misconduct under five heeds,
“At Elandalaagte British troops
1 first fired on Red Cross worker.”
“A Red Cross doctor, engaged in
1 dressing wounds, was charged and
1 wounded by a British lancer."
“Thirteen Boer prisoners were
1 forced to draw cannons. These
In tech number of this interesting
program, which was given with that
promptness and distinctness which
ever characterise the entertainments
given by the pupils of St. Xavier’s,
the thorough training ot the Sisters
was visible. ' Especially w is
this true m “Current Topics."
These young ladies are perfectly
conversant with the news of the day.
And in characterisation of “Fsmou*
Authors,” no matter if aa early or
later author was the one under con-
sideration, the same careful study of
their works, end the criticism,
whether favorable or adverse, was
KING THE DRY GOODS KING
to Gen. Builer and all his officers.
Lord Reberts-will completely change
the British plea of campaign and
revert to the original idea. Gena.
Gatacre, Warren and French, with
their divisions, will join torces and
march direct to Bloemfontein, there-
by expecting to draw off many of
the Boer troops from Ladysmith.
Mtantime, Kimberley and Mafeking
will have to do the best they can.
If necessary, they will be sacrificed.
The British plan is to carry the war
| into the enemy’s country, ending
the war as quickly as possible.
There hss been heavy fighting in
the Phibppines Islands with victory
to our army. Many prisoners were
captured and large quantities of
rifles and amnunation was captured.
Several eastern firms have as-
signed ; the largest, a Boston firm,
the John P. Lowall arms firm.
At South McAllester two men
evidently under the influence of
whisky, while riding along the road
in front of Mrs. Mary Plankett’s
house, near Scipo, shot into the
building and instantly killed Mrs.
Plankett. The men, after firing the
shot, rode off and made their escape.
Their motive for Shooting into the
house, ns well as their indentity is
Over $15,000 has been subscribed
I for the relief of the family of Gen.
Tbe dead of the battleship Maine,
blown ujT in Havana hafbor, have
arrived ia this country and are to be
I buried at the Arlington Cemetery,
It ts pointed out that the Wash-
ington administration should give
I the Cubans a basis on which to
establish a stable government.
General Wilson threatens tbe
for tan or fifteen minutes; and with
the spraying the eyes, ears, nose,
and mouth ss shove stated. He
aaaerts that be has no idle fears ot
poisoning from such a bath, al-
though two ounces of the mercury
were used, to fifteen gallons of water
in its preparation.
who speaks from intensive ex-
perience, it is worthy ot more than
a passing notice. It safety is not
its least recommendation.
Through a letter from Galveston
tbe gratifiying intelligence is re-
ceived ot the successful adoption of
Dr. T. C. Osborn’s new treatment
of smallpox, and much credit is
given him for its introduction.....
Often enough doctors have wished
for some other prophylactic less to
be dreaded by tbe people, and safer
to well ss easier than vaccination to
perform in general practice; and
now by actual experience, Dr.
Osborn has published in medical
and secular papers his observations
on the water solution of bichloride
of mercury as a sponge batb on tbe
entire surface of the body ; aad the
spraying of the peroxide of hydrogen
into the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and
throat of die patient to arrest die
disease, during sny stage of it, but
especially in tbe preliminary fever.
If applied in this way no harm can
come to the patient, as there is no
record ot any evil results when the
solution is applied to toe skin, other
than a possible mercurial salivation,
which happens once in ten thousand
esses, snd is due entirely to sn
idiosyncracy. It is admitted that
the mercurial solution is a deadly
poison when taken internally, but j evergreen was placed
is harmless to the system as used on Df Blessed
tbe skin alone. And tbe peroxide . , .
of hydrogen is really nothing more ? J ._____
Miss Lulu Murray led
witA tbe names ot tbe various writ-
ers, taking Chaucer and dwelling on
his masterpiece, the “Tayre
Queene.” Then followed Dry den,
Milton, Shakespeare, Tennyson,
Longfellow, Wiseman, Neuman and
others contemporaneous with tbe
reigoe of Elisabeth, James I, George
II, George III, and Victoria.
Meteorology was another interest-
ing subject with which these young
ladies showed entire familiarity.
The sweet, sympathetic voice of
Mias Fitxgerald was given good
j scops io “Tbe Letter Edged With
Black," and Miss Frankie Overton’s
strong, sweet alto^ is always appre-
ciated by those who are fortuoste
| enough to have the pleasure of bear-
id Us Lulu Doke U
seeing Professor Le Conte array
himself either on the side of blind
faith or ioterrogstieg science. As
it is, we are forced to question bU
soundness on abstract science, his
shut-eye trust in some of tbs finer
points of orthddox theology, while
applauding bis flexibility in both.
ing her sing,
another young lady whose soprano
voice, whils not so strong, is quits
flexibln and sweet
Tbs instrumental duets by Misses
Katie Foley and Alice Shaw, and
Misaes Caffie Chase and Lulu Doke,
were very well rendered.
“A Ckmdy Home-Training” was
replete with fun, sod tbe imperson-
ation of tbe negro ideas of right and
wrong was dearly portrayed. Tbe
I “get-up” sans good aad tbe acting
“When Grandma Was a Girl”
was another pleasing number.
Little Cecil Tobin and Helen
Steele^ two of tbe smallest pupils of
the academy, were the best on the
program. Little Helen thinks it
better to be a noble woman than a
Washington, aa she can be a noble
woman and can’t be a Washington,
try as the may.
Miss Buis Kelley then recited tbe
class motto for 1900, which Is as fol-
Tbe following ere n few simple
rule* for tbe prevention of that much
dreaded deaeaae, smallpox. Font
eat plain, simple food, with little or
no meat or greasy sublances. Eai
freely of onions if they agree with
yon. Keep dean not only in per-
son, but 10 surroundings, not forget-
ting that tbe worst of all auttances,
tbe filthy outhouse, tbe breeder of
former; half a taaepoooful of the
mixture doily for a tew days, or
other ways of preparing sums In-
gredients, prescribed by expert peed
nurse. Tbe above simple rules if
faithfully adhered to will prove aa
efficient safeguard against not only
smallpox, but moat ot other con-
tagious diseases; ever more efficient
As our thoughts, so are our acttoas 1
As we travel o’er life’s plain
KrU thoughts cause evil doing,
Aad are followed e’er wttb pain;
But U thoughts are pure aad noble.
Holy lives will then to tod,
Aad the sunshine of love's kindness
AO amend ot will to abed.
Aa the vowing, so the reaping,
Ia oer llvas, shall ever be. f
It rewards of peace aad pleasure,
For our soaks we ertah to sea;
Thee tot all our though ts be noble,
Dwelling 00 tbe higher Ufa;
So our souls will uot be trammeled
By tbe hoods of mortal strife.
and the tour sailor* a
lifeboat became exhna
ion to indicate a man ia a foot One
opinion ia aa good aa another, for
there is 00 way to settle the ques-
tion. |No oaa knows when the Chris-
tian era commenced, not seen tbe
year; indeed there wee no each ora
until tbe sixth century, and the monk
who invented H didn’t go to tbe
trouble to tell e« whether he tnteod-
sdjtfk first year to be designated by
£ er 1, if be ever gave the matter
ii,. ’ attention. Uatem the spiritua-
lira can get bis decision of tbe moo-
entuoui question, it will have to re-
main aa unsolved question.
appear in any locality. And the
excellency of the new treatment is
in its great safety aad simplicity for
tbe people can treat them selves
in secure confidence ot its protection,
and have done with tbe dreed and
horror of the loathsome affliction.
Doctors rarely take smallpox when
Now is tbe time for prop-
party owners who raise a bowl
every fall about thier excessive taxes,
to take some action to get valua-
tion on their real estate holdings
put down to where it justly belongs.
There is no sense tn finding fault
after you have signed the tax rolls.
That thousands of dollan’ worth of
property is valued by tbe city for
taxation at much more than it would
bring in the open market goes with-
out saying, for everybody knows it,
but it should not be assessed even
at its actual value, unless other
holdings are assessed tbe same way.
Where is tbe justice in placing the
top value on a homestead or busi-
ness property, end accepting bank
stock for example at 60 per cent on
the dollar? Of course there is no
equity in it. Tboee who think
this w'.v should petition the
city coB^ j! to appoint a
special comrfhttee to ro-adjnet val-
ues of property all over the city oa
a fair basis. If there is concerted
action in this direction then ie no
doubt tbe evil will be remedied, bet
it will be useless to wait until next
fall and then repeat the old whine
about not being able to pay your
waiting opon it, and the reason is, j
they invariably protect themselves
with this very solution. Is it not
strange, then, that they never pnt
it in practice upon their patients ?
Alter all this, ought it not be
criminal in the eyes of the law to
Tbe postoffice department has m
sued aa order that henceforth young
ladies in the postal service who
marry will have to resign their po-
sitions. This ia a sensible ruling.
A young lady who will marry a
man who le not able to support her
deserves no better fata.
criminal in the eyes of the law to The two-story buildti
neglect the new treatment in case of Main street, now occupii
smallpox, chickenpox and scarlet Beirde. Possession by
fever, snd let their patient suffer, Address, Mas. F. Jao
and die for the want of it ? No - 4406 Vino
physician is afraid to treat these 34.-4* '* Chi
diseases, but only afraid of convey- ■ — .....
ing it to his other clientele. Away r.TBT np PATES'
with quarantine and its dreadful
expenses; sway with the honors of | _ , , , _ .
vaccination; and sway with the I. Granted to Texas I
terror of the people for these j if*1 w<^k' Reported
afflictions. In a number of places & Co,, Pftent
besides tbe Galveston hospital tee I Washington. D. C. 1
new and rationaltreatment ot small-i L- Anderson, Pans,
pox has been adopted by intelligent W* cotton press; D- M
physicians successful!?, snd Dr. Houston, bale band fa*
Osborn ia in receipt of many letters, Griffin, Galveston, cotto
besides publications, assuring him j I- A, Leaf, Jefferson,
of their gratitude and delight for tbe E. W. Morton, Farmei
method he has introduced. He is I door tor freight cars; J
firmly persuaded that it is impossible *rt, Mason, refrigerator
to take smallpox, chickenpox, or For a copy ot a
scarlet fever, if his rational treat- above patents sand
All ee Aeeaast at tea Woman.
H. R. Bostwick, who has been
having trouble with the natives ia
introducing electric can ia Korea,
it a flan Franciscan. He says the
trouble began through hia allowing
•vomen to ride on tho care, a step to
Tha following Tsxns members
voted against denying Roberts,
member elect from Utah, tha right
to take tee oath of office: Bailey,
Ball, Burleson, Cooper, DaCraffeo-
reie and Slayden. Tboy are no
more in favor of polygamy than tha
moat rabid crusader against Roberts,
but thay ware bravo enough aad
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The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 37, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 31, 1899, newspaper, December 31, 1899; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth572142/m1/1/: accessed May 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.