The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 35, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 17, 1899 Page: 3 of 5
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Sunday, December 17, 1899.
ora PHILADELPHIA LETTER.
by Pm top-notch price* now prevail7
11 The fanners of the State of Wash-
ington have transferred their atten-
tion to apple growing.
The increasing us* of
oats as food is cutting into the wheat
lew* from all Quarters Oondanssd—What
The Bell Telephone Company’s
independent rivals secure a connec-
tion between New York and Boston
by securing control of die Mass-
achusetts Telephone Company.
Aa American-Englisb syndicate
has its agents now in Montana
securing options on the best aea
branches and best watered land for
the purpose of consolidating them
into one large company. Options
have been secured on 500,000 head
of sheep; 500,000 acre* of land.
The capital is $10,000,000.
Imports of merchandise into the
United States during the month of
October were valued at $23, 705,894
an increase of $10,356,154 for the
same month last year. For ten
months ending October 31st the im-
ports were $658,375,119 and aa in-
crease of $130,646 048 as compared
with like period last year.
It is generally conceded that Europe
draws upon us yearly to the extent
of $300,000,000 for various purposes.
Our favorable balance for to months
of this year was only $353,106,009.
It therefore look* that gold importa-
tions if they come at all would not
amount to any great amount.
The advace in brooms is due to
the tact that broom corn which was
formerly purchased by manufacturer*
for $60 per ton now calls for $300
There is a great over .supply of
hones throughout the West. The
Northern Pacific Railroad Company
has completed arrangement* for the
transportation of over 9000 horses
from Washington state to St. Paul
aad other western point*. It is ex-
pected that Eastern farmers*will
eagerly buy up these horses at the
reasonable price at which they are
Enormous quantities of American
whiskey are being sent to Europe
to be stored after the limit has ex-
pired in which the law permits
distillers to hold their whiskey in
bond in this country. Large ship-
ments will be made in s short time
in this wsy. Bids will be opened
on December 71b in New York for
the cables for the East River bridge.
There will be 4 cables in all and
each will be made ot steel wire in 37
strands, each strand containing 381
wires. Tbe ultimate strength will
be 200,000 pounds or more to tbe
an. inch and tbe elongation under
test must be 2 1-2 per cent, in 5 feet,
ail wire is to be in length of not less
than 4000 feet. The work will cost
Tbe Pure Food Investigating
Committee at New York has now
before it tbe advisability of establish-
ing a governmental standard for
beer. Strong reasons are given tor
and against it. A standard would
not be popular if it made all been
Tbe high prices of building
materia] have induced a good many
large property holders in Eastern
cities to postpone contemplated im-
provements. Iron, brick, lumber,
steei and everything else going into
buiMiag* are much higher and pro-
perty bolder* will on a while to see
All tbe photo engraven in New
York City in 60 to 70 establishments
have struck for an advance from $18
to $21 per week. This is the first
strike in ityetn.
A Dry Dock to cost $700,000 is
projected at Astoria, Oregon, to
accommodate the enormous ship-
pings along tiie Pacific Coast.
A $50,000,000 Calico trust hat
been organised in Lancaster, Eng-
land. to control tbe business of
spinning, weaving and printing
Tbe *9 new glass furnace* build
ing will have s capacity of 2,600,-
000 tons per annum. If will soon
be necessary to have 19 more.
The methods of selling canned
goods at wholesale are to be modifi-
ed in the interest of wholesale
grocers, who say that tbe present
contracts allow the manufacturers
to deliver their goods when it suits
them. Business in dried and evap-
orated fruits is somewhat restricted
market to a considerable degree.
The Envelope combine has made
another advance in tbe price of
envelbpea of 3 and 5 cts in various
grades, giving aa a reason tbe in-
creased cost of raw material.
California haa 1000 carloads of
grapes ready to skip East.
American capitalists are going to
establish aa enormous Grocery cen-
tra in Havana and from there dis-
tribute groceries to breach storm
throughout the island.
President Gates says that th#
>ndon office of the American
Steel ft Wire Company does a daily
of $35,000 to $40,000.
That combination when it took bold
discharged between aoo and 300
Tbe present greatest demand for
ateel cornea from railroad builders
and ship builders. Mr. Gates says
that all iron and steel manufacturer*
are bom 3 to 9 months, behind in
The National Flint Glass Combine
has borrowed $2,000,000 to be
paid in ten years.
An Artificial Lumber Company
has been organised in New Jersey
with a capital of $12,000,000.
Tbe Interstate Commerce com-
missions are making some sweeping
decisions, redactions of rates which
brings joy to shippers.
15,000 merchants and manufac-
turers in 19 states have signed a
petition for tbe establishment of aa
International ioterchangeablt mile-
age system on all railroads east of
tbe Mississippi river including tbe
New England, Middle and Southern
States. Tbe petition asks for a 3000
mile book to be sold at a cents a
mile net. Tbe purchaser being al-
lowed to carry 350 pounds of
The management of the Carnegie
Steel Company will continue as
heretofore, Mr. Carnegie having
pocketed $1,000,000 as tbe pnee
of bis option.
The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co.
will put its trolley feeders under
ground and 36,000 feet of heavy
trolley wire will be removed as soon
It is estimated that it will cost
$90,779,973 to run New York City
The British Board of Trade has
established an annex similar to oar
Commercial Museum to serve its
merchants and manufacturers with
information as to trade conditions
and possibilities throughout the
Sometime ago the New York
Central Railroad undertook to tee
now much dust they could keep
down by spraying petroleum, along
tbe tracks. Tbe experiments have
not been at all satisfactory. There
is a project among railroad men of
building a new railroad between
Kansas City and Chicago. The
Managers and presidents of ail rail-
roads throughout the West when
they come to New York make tbe
same complaint as to scarcity of cars
which prevent the earnings of their
roads showing up as well as they
The Pennsylvania KsnrosU is
Past aad Present Knowledge of Nature
aad Her Rsvstatiooa, being extracts from
aa snide la the Coming Age by Prof.
Dal her, is Instructive, and the lengthy
* r br the editor of the pulpit
1 one ot the be
be editor of______
death of Cot. Ingtr-
eoti, h one ot the beet thing* in the num-
ber. There Is a long array ot quotations,
many of them liberal, n few Just and
other* slanderous. There are several
other articles, all of merit. The editor
complains that he has anany oa his sub-
scriptloa books who neglect to any him
after repeated reminders, which has
him much financial embarrass
It Is strongs that anrons will
read a paper or magsslne mouth after
month nod not pev for if. Of coarse It
b dishonest, hut them art many such la
Texas, sad ws presume elsewhere.
The Christmas number of the
Boston, that unique monthly
' That follow Franklin in Naw
York who obtained a million or
so out of the suckers of this country
by promising them ten per cent per
week for the use of their money,
ought to make i few thousand more
by selling their names aad addresses
to some gold brick fakir.
TK Ml KLUBLE.
ft. P. IMMaii,
MOUSY IQ LQA1
Wa will furnish money to build
yon a home or taka ap and extend
existing leins. Loans
closad. Call at office ill
E. A. Williams ft Co.,
t5-«f Insurance and Loan Agts
tor believes that our tat* Is ruled by the
stars, Is oa our tebl*. Tbs Sphinx is de-
voted to s revival of that
to have been exploded long years ago.
The editor is undoubtedly an enthusiast
on this hobby and it must be
after scanning the pages ot this hand-
some publication that there are able
writer* of the mm* wsy of thinking.
Th* contents are certainly Interesting,
aa th* occult is now n tad not by any
confined to the Illiterate and su-
perstitious, th* Sphinx will very likely
reach s generous circulation. The curt-
will be entertained, the
within Its covers much to whet their
If the democrats are opposed to
expansion they ought to say so in
ptaio English sod not try to hide
behind the question of “imperial-
ism” which is not nor will it ever
be on issue in this countrv—not in
this generation at least,—Baird Star.
O, yoa it ia, Mr. Star, aad a big
issue too. Thor# is no hiding nor
dodging tbe issao either.
By permission refers to tbe foUow-
Dr. DeBow, Pilot Point.
Mr. Jude* Bledsoe, Sherman.
Mrs. Holmes Colbert, Willis, LT.
Mrs. Tim Msrpby, Denison.
Wm. Sen 1 ley, woodmen’s now
Teeth extracted 50c. A.
Walters, 3*3 west Main street.
petite*, sod th* skeptics matter to pu*!£ 1■ w*'*™* •»»“" »■— w““
their wits ever. Th* number before ■* lb# result that a mountain is erected
contains s full page half ton* picture of out of I mole hill.—Herald,
the Egyptian Sphinx m it appeal* to-day
denuded of tiw send, sad about twenty! The agitator is good m a
articles by correspondents, and catchy tnunibea when certain
note* by the editor, to recasts, etc. Th*
price I* S3 a year.
Of all classes of people tbe agi-
tator ia about tbs wont with which
any community can be burdened.
Unfortunately there ere people who
turn a willing ear to this dess with
arias. Agitation is tbe lever which
_ _ moves the world to noble deads. It
M Eft T HOLIDAY EXOUhSIOl MIH. 1only by agitation that certain
To Potato a r---- Mimottri, Isbnska, 1 f7**1 *ima ,r* »ttaiaed. Agitation
sad Denver. stirs tbe sluggish waters and sets
aad Pasbis, | people to thinking and when people
begin to think they usually under-
stand and demand tbeir rights.
Every good in tbe world has bees
E. O'Malay, Calvary
Mrs. T. B. Higginbottom, Sterna,
On Dec. 19 and soth the M. K.k. T.
will *elt round trip tickets to points ia
the above state* located on rallrend*
named below at one regular standard
first-clam fare, good 30 days from data
Atchison, Topeka ft Santa Ft Ry.,
(Missouri River West aad South.!
Chicago, Rock Island ft Pacific Ry.
Colorado & Southern Rv.
Kansas City,* Pittsburg ft Gnlf Ry.
Missouri, Kansas ft Texas Ry.
St Louis ft San Pranciado R. R.
St Louis, Iron Mountain ft Southern
St Louis Southern Ry. (Cairo ft
Texas and Pacific Ry. fBoyce aad
Choctaw & Memphis Rv. Co.
Tickets will also be sold via the Kan-
sas City, Fort Scott and Memphis R ,
and Burlington Route to such points in
above states aa are Junctions with the
above named railroad*.
For farther Information call on M. K.
ft T. ticket ofice. T. A. DxVoss, T. A.
R. tiXBLACH. A. T. A.
The strike of those three
girls in Kansas City who
overalls for a living, far
wages, demonstrated that
tion is about as big an evil to tbe
laboring classes as trusts. Tbs
manager of tbs corporation foe
whom they worked stated in reply
to tbeir demand for a few cents per
doses raise that competition was so
dose in this claw of goods that they
could not comply without toeing
money. As an evidence that this
was true, they hired tbe giria over
again on other work that paid ja
better profit and quit tbe overall
business. This may not be an ar-
gument for trusts, bat it does show
that tbe evil is not all on tbe side
of the big combines.
accomplished by agitation, every |
evil overthrown. An editor who is 1
afraid to discuss a question perti-
nent to tbe best interests of the city, !
who is afraid of losing s few sub- 1 -....................™
acribers or an “ad” or two, of ! A news item in another column
course is not expected to appear in 1 alluding to the death of Mrs. Yoaag
tbe role of an agitator. There is | in Utah, states that she was at sa
something above dollars and cents j early day tbe polygamous wife of
in conducting n newspaper. Dare | Joseph Smith, tbe founder of Moe-
to tell the truth, dare to agitate, and manism, with tbe contest of bis
sooner or later you will have tbe j first wife, and that Joseph Smith
people on your side, that ia people | promulgated s revelation commaad-
wbose influence and opinions are j ing polygamy. These statement*
worth anything in the community, i are not true. Joseph Smith never
gave out such s revelation, be never
8nn Onr* far Bmsllpax.
R. G. Sitting of Georgetown
Rabbi Sale said last Sunday:
‘‘War ia a relic ot barbarism. It is
a lie and a libel upon tbe divine
origin of man. It is most frequently
the outgrowth of intense selfishness,
a greedy and grasping spirit, ns is
evidenced by our own war in the
I Philippi... Ld BriU.h coollici
oal experience In many cases, with the Boers in South Africa. 1
In hi* own family. He tear tbe patriotism tbnt wear* tbe
rn it to rail. The receipt. do.*, for beneeth ita folds
•t •”« rrmtnan^ ru« ^ ^knifs that stab* tbe heart
bad but one wife, and tbe Book of
Mormon says distinctly a man shall
have but one wife only. Polygamy
originated with Brigham Young.
M. K. ft T. Holiday
Las never know
which to put up at any common driig
store will not cost more than sc cents,. .
is as follows: Sulphate of sine and of liberty and humanity
half a | -pbe South McAUestsr New Er*
_ _ ___IH.. ______.___ adds: Many thousands of patriotic
building 4 small branch roads near Eltlwr smallpox or #c«Ut fevw, lte wy^ , ^ with R*bbi £*le.
Hollidty.burg » M, pitch .hd | 1
according to age. Use aa a
digitalis each one grain, sugar hall
'j dissolve i» a wineglass 01
soft'water. Take a spoonful every hour
and Jan. ist, lya, ws will
points north ol Denison within two hun-
dred (aoo) miles at rasa of owe far* for
the round trip; good until Jan. ad, 1900.
For further Information call w EL
ft T. ticket oMcn.
T. A. D*Vo**, T. A.
Beginning on Monday a fast
press is to run between Pi
Another railroad is to be ouilt
from Louisville to Nashville.
Tbe stockholders of tbe General
Electric ere likely to receive an extra
dividend in the shape of a new issue
By reason of the increase of tbe
death limit in tbe city of Chicago tbe
municipality will soon be in tbe
market* for $46,000,000 to make
much needed improvements.
All large cities are now engaged
in making extensive expenditures
for improvement# which bays be
come positively necessary because
of the increase in population a* the
great enlargement of general busi-
ness. Quite s number of tbe smal-
ler town* of Indians where there are
factories, hotels and public building*
have been shutoff from tbe supply
of natural gas because of the de-
creasing supply. Thera is a great
clamor ip consequence
for children 1
preventive aa well aa cur*.
Looal Holiday Betas.
To points on th* M. K. ft T. R’y. In
The M. K. ft T. R‘y., Katy will sell
round trip tickets between all points on
its line in Texas et one-third fare*. Tick-
ets on sole December 13rd, 24th, ajth,
Ktntuxnd Missouri,’ Inc.ud.ng Vsj£
City and SL Louis. Tickets on Sile tor rM“n' w
December 19th end aoth; good to return
any time within 30 davt.
Take the famona “Katv Flyer”,* solid
vestlbuled train, with through steeper*
and free reclining chair car*.
For full information apply to Katy
Ticket Agent, or write, G. W. Crush,
Gen’l Pam. ft TkL A’gL, Dallas, Tesas.
Gen’l Pas*, ft T'kt
Agt. Dallas, Tesw
Mr*. Emma Thompson offer* her
services to the ladies of Denison as
a nurse. City references on appli-
After the ist ot January all goods sent I cation. Address or call at No. tost
at bv Haven ft Co terns*, will be brand-1 West Main street.
On Dec. *3, S4, *5, pud ssst,
DATE OF LIST DEO. 16, IBM.
Tt* Ullawlytetwra Sara te» taM at
tew. TWr wtll b» tell tw* «wlt tv__
M m» list, sad. M ssHlaeclsIwsS.wtttet
Iks DnlLSM or
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DIXKCTXD TO YOU* ST*EXT AND MUM
Ul« P.O. SOX. Meaty «hte *Om eleaese<
*av cksaes Is yea* tMy timss.
•raw* W L
Baiter C P
■star I W
Silver fillings 50c np. A.
Walter*. 333 west Main street.
out bv Haven ft Coleman wit
ed with the firm name. This can be ac-
cepted as a guarantee of quality, and
anything not as represented can be re-
turned end the money will be cheerfully
Britt WW V
Bark ter O M
lotios to Stockholders.
Cali on M. K. ft T. ticket agem
purchasing your “holiday” tickets *1
where, we can save you money.
Por further Information call on
write, T. A. DsVoes, T. A.
R. Gasmen, A. T. A.
La*« P P
Lsritsr W P M
Major H P
Mara* W D
MM taw* n*ut
MrClala g D
MeWtartar W j
t* before | DiHtera V W
i Dasaa • M
I DaateM baUte
Th# annual meeting of the stock- _ _
holders ot the Fairview Cemetery Mount to loam oa improved
Association is hereby called to take aty property at very low rates
place at No. ua Mala street, Jana- Will take up Vwdors’ Lies
ary 9, 1900, at 3130 o’clock p. m. and Mechanic •Li“°n
B C. Murray, Vice-Pros. £**** *010’“JrT'
Fairview .Cemetery Association. 1 R»*l Dealer, isa W. Main
I to.8 cento O'Msley wilTbe richer by
etn, and most excellent
eking ensued for about ten
. L... L.m h.inn aKnilt iul.
itt n tt odr troop* u*u
Th# Central Texas Bird. Gams
during th« day. and to gvl .
d ung lb* sight. Th* mild sad
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The Sunday Gazetteer. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 35, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 17, 1899, newspaper, December 17, 1899; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth572296/m1/3/: accessed March 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.