Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 213, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 17, 1873 Page: 3 of 4
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The Daily News.
WEDNESDAY..........DEC. 17. 1873.
The Crlholtc Fair.
We dropped in late last evening to see
the preparations being made for the Cath-
olic Fair, which opened Tuesday night.
We must confess we were surprised at the
LONE STAR LODGE A. F. &
A. M-—Regular meetings first brilliant sight that greeted us.
Tuesday night after the full is beautifully decorated and
moon. Brethien visiting the city i with evergreens, and numerous articles
are cordially invited to meet with us.
J. W. Jennings, W. M.
tuts lu «.uo
Advanced on cattle consigned to Bu-
chanan & Co., St I Olds.
E. M. Butler, Denison,
Agent for Northern Texas and the Indian
Doniwon Prices Current.
POST OFFICE DIRECTORY.
8 a.m. to 7p. in. Sundays, 10 to n a m.
and 5. p. in. to 6 p. m.
Arrives at 5; 00 p. m. daily.
Closes 10:30 a. in. daily.
Arrives 10: 25 a.in. daily, except Snuday.
Closes 5:00 p. m. daily, except Satur-
day. Office closed during distribution
Letters deposited in the post office 30
minutes before the train leaves, will in all
case, be forwarded.
Who will wear the handsomest and
most attractive suit of calico at the Ilop
$7000 in hard money was advanced on
cotton in this city Monday, and fully as
Elder A. H. Jackson will preach to-
night at the Methodist Church at candle
For tin gutters, roofing and all kinds of
job work, go to McCarthy .V Sullivan’s.
They have new machinery and the best of
Parties holding cards of invitation to
the Grand Calico Hop at the Alamo Ho-
tel, Thursday evening, should not Jail to
secure tickets of admission.
W. G. Melville is in our city to superin-
tend the construction of the machine
shops. We are glad to see his genial
phiz in our midst once more.
We are having most beautitul weather.
1 They have no warmer, pleasanter days In
Southern Texas than we are enjoying at
v present. May it long continue.
'yj An addition of four stalls is to be made
to flie round house of the M. K. & T.,
Company, in this city. The work will be
commenced this week.
' .' \» ----
Tom Dorwin, Esq.,GenT, Pass. A’gt. of
s the M. K. & T. R. R., arrived in our city
Monday evening. Torn enjoys his hash.
He tells us the bridge at Boonville will L>e
completed about the Jth of January, 1S74.
(oe Steel, superintendent for W. G.
Melville, arrived in our city Monday to
look after the building interests of the
M. K. & T. Joe is a good fellow, and we
hope’his slay may be prolonged.
both ornamental and useiul; many of
tnem samples of handiwork, which were
scattered in profusion over the tables.
In the rear of the hall an elegant lunch
was spread which might charm ail
The ladies are deserving of mpeh credit
for the zeal they have displayed in pro-
viding this entertainment* and we trust
the Church may reap a liberal harvest
from the sales. The fair will not close
until Friday night; but to secure the
nicest articles you should go early. This
fair deserves a liberal patronage from all
our citizens. We regret exceedingly we
went to pr ss too early to give a report of
the opening night in this issue.
The first bale of cotton was compressed
yesterday (Tuesday) evening. Only 30
pounds of steam was used in the experi-
ment. Work wiil be commenced in earn-
est to-morrow (Thursday).
I will take a limited number of scholars
and teach them the art of telegraphy, to
take positions on new railroads now be-
ing constructed in the west. Application
must be made immediately to
C. E. Hewins.
Heal Estate Agency.
Stores, dwellings, offices and rooms for
rent. Wm. Hughes,
Real Estate Agent.
City Meat Market.
Kept constantly on hand the choicest
beef, mutton and pork in the city.
Extra choice sausages always or. hand.
Families furnished with nice sweet leaf
lard, rendered out at home, and warranted
clean. It is the cheapest and best lard in
the market. dec7-iw.
A lot 01 carts and running gear of wag-
ons. For further particulars apply to A.
B. Bowman, Woodard street.
Tuesday was a lively day for business.
Alt our merchants were kept busy, and
half a dozen cotton buyers, more or less,
were stationed on every corner picking lip
the fleecy staple as it passed in. 150 bales
01 cotton were purchased during the day.
The iivfc house of James A. George & Co.,
secured 31 bales, and advanced during
the day over $2700 in cash on the staple.
Tliis house shipped two car-loads Tues-
v Frank Melville, Gen’l. Southern Pass.
V A’gt. M. K. & T. R. R., is in the city
stopping at the Alamo. Frank is
pne who will make many friends for the
ro;(d, and we trust we may see him in our
city often. __
* Mr. R. \V. Jockusch, of Galveston, is
sojourning for a few days in the city, the
guest of our townsman, E. J. Sauers, Esq.
Mr. Jockusch is <•« route for San Francis-
co, on business for his lather, who is
Consul of the German Empire.
Contractor Melville, of the M. K.eY T.,
lias commenced the work of putting up
the machine shops at this place. They
are located near the round house, in the
southern portion pf the city. These
shops are not the old ones from Junction
City, as reported, but everything is new.
The old f hops go to Muscogee.
Hoard of Trade.
A meeting of the Board of Trade of
\ Denison, will be held at the counting
room of the First National Bank, this
evening, at 7 o’clock. Members of the
board are urgently requested to be present,
| as officers for the ensuing year are to be
At Ullman & Lebrecht’s, Main street, a
lot of superior London Dock brandy, and
Sergnette Cognac; also Sonotno Calitor-
nia Wine. deci7-tf.
Cigars and Tobacco.
Mess rtf. Ullman & Lebrecht, three
doors west of the Postofficc, have a laige
and carefully selected stock of cigars and
tobaccos, that they can recommend as su-
perior. Try them. deci7-tf.
A few boarders can be accommodated
bv applying to Mrs. Dr. J. R.Cooke,Gan-
St. Nicholas’s Headquarters.
Harper & Hayward’s is old Santa Claus’
Beutiful wine setts,
Water urns and glasses,
Elegant tea setts,
Toy engines and steamboats, run by
Locomotives, self motors.
And toys of all kinds and descriptions
in great profusion,
At Harper & Hayward’s. novi3-dtf.
The Great Liquor House.
Eppstcin Bros., at the Kentucky Whis-
ky Depot, keep a large stock of their cel-
ebrated wiiisky’s always on hand for the
trade. , Their Paris Bourbon is very-
choice. Prices to suit the times. Store
on Main street. oiti3tf
[Corrected by E. J. Sauer.]
— 2i»4@ — 31
— 29 Oi) — 29.4
— 284 to — 29
— 2?) to — 284
— 37 to --
“ Java ..........
— j84to --
*• Coffee A.......
“ “ Ex. C..
— 13 to --
“ “ XXX...
— 1 eij to--
“ Choice N.O....
— 12jto --
“ Yellow C......
— uijto — 12]
Tea, Imp., per lb......
— 75 to 1 00
I 00 to i 25
- 65 to - 85
Syrups, Belcher’s S. 11.
— 76 to--
— 80 to--
“ Chrystall Drips
- - to - 72
- 47 to — 85
“ Fine Cut,......
— 90 to I 00
— 34 to — 55
Cigars, per 1,000,.....
2 95 to 6 00
Flour, Family, per sack,
3 S6 to 5 50
4 00 to 4 25
-- to — ii4
The Grand Southern,
Corner Main and Austin,
I would say to my friends and the
public generally, that I shall be pleased
to see their faces often at the Grand
Southern Saloon, and asbure them that
no pains will be spared to merit a liberal
patronage J. RAYNAL,
Ladies patent ventilating side-saddles
at J. M. Sheeder’s.
Saddles, saddle-trees a>'d trimmings at
Wagon and buggy harness of every- des-
cription at J. M. Sheeder’s.
Shoe findings ot all kinds, very low, at
J. M. Sheeder’s. novi3d-im
A store and lot on Main street. The
best bargain ever offered in the town.
A peat dwelling and lot equally low.
Real Estate Agent.
Fresh oysters cheaper than meat. Great
reduction in prices. Every body can npw
cat oysters. I will now sell at the follow-
ing prices : In restrurant per dish, cooked
in every style, 50 cents. I will sell them
per can, 60 cents; Mediums 75 cents;
Sadcle Rock, $1. Remember that Keef’s
is the-only house receiving them daily,
and can prove the same by the Express
Company, and receives more oysters than
everybody else in town all put together.
Every can sold warranted fresh and good.
Remember the place, two doors east of
the First National Bank, Main street,
N. B.— Only 60 cents per can.
decntf. J. B. Keef.
[Corrected by J. P. Leeper & Co.J
Four panel doors 26x66.. 200 2 10
“ “ “ 28x68.. • 2 75 @ 4 00
“ “ “ 210x610. 4 00 (si 5000
12-light windows, glazed,
8x10, 9x12, 10x12,9x14,
10x14, 10x16, 9x18...... 1 75 @ 400
8-light windows glassed,
12x14,12x16,12x18,9x18 2 50(g) 500
pickets dressed ...........— o64@ —74
Scantling, Joists, i6ft.,.$— 03--
“ “ i8ft.,.. 4 00 ®--
Boxing................ 4 00 @ 4 30
Fencing............... 3 5° *3 4 00
Sheeting.............. 3 74 --
Siding................ 200® 3 00
Ceiling............... 2 75 @ 3 25
Flooring.............. 424(g) 600
Clear lumber, i,iJ,i4,2 in. 6 00 (a) 7 25
Partition, dressed...... 75 (8! 1 75
Batting............... 5 25 (8--
Casings, 4 inch dressed
“ 2x8,dress’d b.side 5 25 (S--
Shingles, No. 1........ 5 00 ®--
„ A.No. 2....... • 4 50 @--
(Corrected by J. A. George 5t Co.)
Greeen slaughter...... — 04 to — 05
*• Salted......... — 06 to — of>4
Dry Flint, selected..... — n to — 12
“ Salted “ ---- — 09 to — 10
Damaged, two-thirds price.
Low Ordinary........ — 08 to — 09
Ordinary............. — 09 to — 10
Good Ordinary........ — ioito — u4
Strict Good Ordinary — ujto — 11 i
Low Middling........ — 12 to — 12
J. A. EUPER & CO'S,
Main st, next door to M. Goldsolt & Co’s.
Tlie following brands of choice Teas:
Choice Pakhaong Moyune Young Hy-
son ; finest Nankin Moyune Hyson;
choicest Moiling Congou ; choice Oolong;
extra choicest Moyune Gunpowder; Black
Prince extra fine Oolong; curiously
choice Moyune Gunpowder; extra fine
CONTRACTOR, CARPENTER AND
Shop corner of Austin and Gandy st.,
FIRST-CLASS WORN SOLICITED.
Plans and specifications furnished on
Opposite Nelson House,
RUSK st., DENISON, TEXAS.
M. CIIICIIET, Propr. ,
Meals at a!1 hours, and the tables sup-
plied with all the market affords. Elegant
sleeping rooms furnished on application
to the proprietor. A share of public pat-
ronage respectfully- solicited.
The undersigned have just opened a
new meat market whore we will keep all
kinds of meats, the best the market affords
We will sell meats so as to make it in ob-
ject for hotel and boarding house keepers
to trade with us. We will, also, run a de-
livery wagon running evening and morn-
ing for the accommodation ol our custom-
ers. YOUNG & POFF, Prop’s.
Quite an interesting game of billiards
took place at the Alamo Hotel billiard
room on Tuesday, December 16th, be-
tween'M. Hewitt and Mr. Taylor, Hewitt
giving the odds of a discount on a game
of three hundred shots. Quite a large
audience witnessed the game, and some
very fine shots were made by both parties.
Though Mike is a good player, the game
was a little too long, with such odds, and
as good a player as his opponent.
Capt. W. I). Kirk has opened an auc-
tion house on Skiddy street, below Aus-
tin, and is prepared to sell property of any
description on liberal terms. I he Cap-
tain makes n speciality of selling stock, in
which he has had large experience. He
has a fine stock-yard with stables, and
furnishes feed when desired at the lowest
rates. Water on the premises.
Sweet ctder, of the best quality, for sale
by the quart or barrel at V. Stegmiller’s
grocery house. deci3*6t.
Oysters Received Hail.V by Express.
Barthe’s restaurant, on Main street, is
receiving DAILY the largest and best
oysters that has ever been shipped to Den-
ison. This is the only place in the city
that has received oysters DAILY lor the
past three months, aud proposes to con-
tinue tlie same trade all winter. Oys-
ters per can $1; Select, $1.25 per can.
Big fat oysters cooked in all styles only
loots, per dozen. Give him a call.
Henry C. Wilson, of this city, repre-
sents the house of Alford, Veai & Co.,
St. Louis, and Alford, Miller & Veal, Gal-
veston. and is prepared to make advances
on consignments of cotton. se26tf
A two-story residence suitable tor a
hotel or boarding hous. For particulars
apply to F. Muller Main st. nov22d-iw
A Steam Saw and Grist Mill.
The undersigned will sell very low for
cash, or part cash and proper security, a
steam saw and grist mill, in excellent or-
er, situated at Jacksboro, Jack county.
Apply to Henderson Jones, Denison, or |
L. M. Gregory, Jacksboro.
oct3o w-311-1 L. M. Gregory.
Ullmann & Lebrecht,
Main st., two doors west of Postoffice,
±2^1 S 4
20ft PAGES; 100 ENGRAVINGS, and
COLORED PLATE. Published quarter-
ly, at 25 cents a year. First number for
1874 just issued. A German edition at
same price. JAMES VICK,
Rochester, N. Y.
vV. B. Munson. Jot. Gunter.
UNSON & GUNTER,
The Democrats cairied the Mobile
election by about 300 majority. Re-
publicans carried the city last year
To Cattle Men.
Those having cattle to sell will find it to
their advantage to ship from Denison to
Buchanan & Co., St. Louis. E. M. But-
ler, agent for Northern Texas and tlie
Indian Territory, with headquarters at
Denison, i6 prepared to advance $25 to
$100 a car to all who consign their stock
to this house. nov27-tf
ATTORNEYS AT LAW AND DEAL-
ERS IN REAL ESTATE,
DENISON AND SHERMAN, TEXAS.
Special attention given to the purchase,
sale, and location of land certificates and
the prosecution of land claims gene.rally
North side Union Depot,
FAMILY GROCERIES, TOBACCOS,
CIGARS, AND FAMILY
PURE WINES AND LIQUORS.
Main street, south side,
I would respectfully inform the public
that 1 have purchased tiie brick yard for-
merly owned by Pete Lynn. I have and
will keep constantly on hand a supetioi
quality of brick, which I will furnish at
lower rates than the usual price.
A. D. Jaynes, II. C. Terhune,
Prest’t, Sedalia, Mo. Cashier.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Paid Up Capital, -
COLLECTIONS made on all accessible
points throughout Texas and the Indian
Coin, Bonds and Exchange on Princi-
pal cities of the United States and Eur-ojv
BOUGHT AND SOLD. june26t
J. P. Leeper.
E. H. Lin^o
W. H. McKF-ON.
Clnis. W. Nelson. Jos. Perry.
J^J-ELSON AND PERRY,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
Will practice in the State and U. S
Mr. Perry is also a Notary Public. di3-l
J. P. LEEPER & CO.
WHITE PINE LUMBER,
DOORS, SASH, SHINGLES, &C.
Motto — “ Not to be Undersold.”
Office^ Yard cor. Austin and Owings >■'«.
DENISON, TEXAS. tt-m
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Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 213, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 17, 1873, newspaper, December 17, 1873; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth721103/m1/3/: accessed November 13, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.