Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, March 3, 1876 Page: 1 of 4
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Denison Daily News.
Denison Texas. Friday Morning, March 3, 1876.
THE DENISON NEWS,
1). C. MURRAY, Proprli'tor.
PIANOS & ORGANS.
Biily—Per month................ $1 00
“ Per week, by carrier,...... 25
Weekly —Per annumn........... 250
“ Six months............ i 50
One inch, first insertion.......
Eacli subsequent insertion-.
One-eighth columns, one month
Three months....... ......
One-fourth column, one mouth>•
Three months.............. 35 00
Business cards ii inch , per month. 3 00 i
Local notices, 10 cents a line for the
first insertion, each subsequent publica-
tion 7 cents per line
Double column advertisements, one-
third extra. ’
Legal advertisements at leyal rates.
Trantient advertisers will be expected
to pay in advance.
Kentucky VVIiisky Depot.
Messrs. Ebpst-in Bros, keep a com-
plete stock of wines, brandies and pure
Kentucky w* Nkevs, also cigars and to-
bacco, with which they are prepared to
supply the trade promptly, an.I at the
lowest cash pricer. This is the olue-t
house in the citv, and dealers can lely
upon the excellent qurlity ot their goods.
piANOS AND ORGANS
FOR SALE !
On the following terms: one fourth
down, balance in one and two years, in
WAREROOM, EAST GANDY ST.
All instruments warranted for five years.
E, V. Ransford.
In Evory County in the United States,
Nfii Pictorial Fail file,
The Best and Cheapest in the Market.
Liberal commissions allowed. For
terms and circulars write immediately to
ST. LOUIS BIBLE PUBLISHING CO.,
305 Locust Street, St. Louis, Mo.
July 14, tt.
DEALER IN PINE
SOLD & SILVER WATCHES,
Ktep constantly on
h and a large as-
W .A. IR E
GOLD, SILVER &
Hair Jewelry made
to order, and all
s' ARTICULAR ATTENTION GIVEN to THE REPAIR OF
NO. 222 MAIN STREET, DENISON, TEXAS
Mcknight & co.,
Wholesale & Retail Druggists.
THE TREASURE THAT WAS FOUND IN
About a month iigo Jacob Klink,
a farmer, near Fox Chase, was saw-
ing down a large chestnut tree, w hen
the teeth of the saw came in contact
with some metallic substance. Fear-
ing the presence of something ex-
plosive, he directed the workmen to
saw on the other side ot the tree.
Tney did so. After the tree had
been felled, a gold watch, two gold
pencil ca-es and a gold chain were
found imbedded in the wood, eigh-
teen inches fiom the surface. They
were wrapped in a soiled sock. The
tree was sawed off close to the
ground, and they had evidently been
hidden at the junction of two roots,
and the wood had grown over and
enclosed them. The watch was
old-fashioned, having a case which
could lie detached, and was inscribed
with the date 1740. One of the pen-
cil cases was provided with a pen.
The other had only a pencil and
was minus the seal. The chain was
long and ii tended to pass around
the neck of the wearer, There was
also ;i gold key, which, however, did
not fit the watch. The tree had at-
tained a great age, being about six
feet in diameter. An old mansion
once stood near by, and it is sup-
posed the articles in question were
buiied during the war of the Revo-
lution. The watch was uninjured,
except that the hands were rusted off.
The finder has had it repaiied, and
will exhibit it to any who are curi
ous to see such a relic. He lives
about a mile above Fox Chase, on
the county line.—Philadelphia Tel-
TO BE INVESTIGATED.
The dispatches published in the
Times ot Sunday, together with the
editorial endorsement of the day fol-
lowing, charging Attorney-General
Pierrepont with having employed Ins
high authority to extort from Dis-
trict Attorney Dyer the evidence up-
on which he relied to convict Bab-
cock for the gurpose of communica-
ting the same to Babcock’s counsel,
ha» created great excitement in
Washington and will lead, our cor-
respondent informs us, to a special
Congressional examination. This is
just what the Times suggested and
just whatof all things it desires shall
be done. The Times states most
emphatically that the charges can be
substantiated to the fullest extent and
that the only way to get at the bot-
tom facts in this disgraceful business
is by just such an investigation as
was suggested by this paper and is
There is no necessity and but little
use for bluster on either side. At-
torney-General Pierrepont has only
to ask for an investigation to obtain
one but whether he asks for one or
not Congress should see that it is
had, and that very speedily. We
trust that the right man will move in
that direction at the first opportunity.
The witnesses are few in numbei
and easily had. It is not likely they
will volunteer any testimony, neither
will thev evade the giving of it.—St.
OBJECTIONS TO DANCING.
No. 116 Main Street, 1st Door.W of Pi) s!, Oflice-Denison Texas.
T. C. DBIGG-S,
WHOLESALE DEALER IX
D H Y- G O O I) S, C L O T HIX G,
Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes,
KANSAS CITY STORE,
JVO. :»*-2 1
MAIN STREET, - - - DENISON, TEXAS.
The objections raised against danc-
ing, in a moral point ot view, are
very strong, hut they proceed entire-
ly from a contemplation of the rec-
rc.■: on, as it is absurd. This is ;u
i 1 ■- esting question, as it must bt
patent to all who have considered
the matter that the tendency at the
present day is to its abuse, and that
it is tending to justify the opponent-
of the art in denouncing the pastime
altogether. The young men of mod-
ern society have a free-and easy*wa\
of conducting themselves in a bal
room. They do not go to a dune,
to contract the habit to easy genlie-
tlcmanly deportment, which Lessen
tiallv one ot the most important phu
ses of the recreation; they go h
hug the girl’s and they do it.—Ex
On the 29th of February Gei
Babcock appeared in the Unilei
States Senate as the bearer of a tries
sage from the President. He \ra
congratulated by numerous senator
upon his recent acquital.
I.INCHED AND LEADED.
Horse Thieves J.ym'Iiwl and One shot to
Special to the Daily Commercial.
Gjddings, Texas, March i.—At 1
a. in. to-day a hand of armed men
overpowered the jailor, and took out
Jim and Tom Irwin, brothers, and
Pete Shaw, charged with horse steal-
ing. Shaw was shot to pieces with-
in six hnndred yards of the jail. The
two It wins were found one mile
from town. The young Irwin was
Fatal Accident at the Mardi Gras Festivi-
Special to the Daily Coinmer:ial.
San Antonio, March 1.—The
Mardi Gias festivities were brought
to a close with a sad tragedy yester-
day. An improvised trapeze, on a
high pole, elevated on a wagon,
stmek a tree while the performer,
Rudolph Wessenberg, the champion
turner of West Texas, was at the
bar at the top of the pole, which
broke, hurling him to the ground
with such force as to brake his skull.
He died at seven o’clock.
DALER I ft
Loans negotiated, and collections
OFFICE ON MAIN STREET,
H. TONE. J. T. MUNSON.
ONE & MUNSON,
DEALERS IN REAL ESTATE.
Abstracts of Titles furnished for tin
City of Denison and Grayscu county.
Office, No.--Alain street, justabovethe
HE GREAT DOLLAR STORE
Is now Open.
I have on hand a full assortment of
And 50.000 Useful nad Ornamental Arti-
cles. Give me a call and see for yourself.
No. 120 Main street, three doors above
the Postoffice. mar3-im
\ CCOMMODATION MARKET,
206 Main Street,
CHOICE FRESH MEATS, GAME,
LARD, EGGS, Etc.,
Always on Sale.
T. H. WARREN.
M. E. BKIDDELL.
TlfARREN & BRIDDELL,
REAL ESTATE & BOND BROKERS,
623 Chestnut street, St. Louis, Mo.
Specialty---Texas Lands and Southern
Abstracts furnished and taxes paid on
St. Louis City property,
dec. 3, ’75
One hundred thousand acres Texas
Eight farms in Grayson county.
Two in Montague county.
Two in Fannin countv.
Three Dwellings in Denison, inW’alkei
Lots on Main street.
CLIFTON & RIDDLE,
sep.t 25 tf. Gunn Building.
For sale in Charlotte's addition, at
from $20 to $30 a piece, on payment of
$5 cash—balance on time to suit. Those
improving property can have time for
the whole purchase money. Those wish-
ing to make considerable improvement*
can buy to suit themselves, so fir as price
Mai ket gardeners and others can ob-
tain parcels of land from five to ten acre*,
at very low figures. Can have long time
to pay, provided thev make improve-
ments. Lands also to let. Apply to
Wm. Hughes, Agent.
jan. 18 tf.
Vegetables received daily, and every
article fresh and sweet.
CALL AND SEE.
WM. LONG & CO., Prop'rs.
jan. 22, tf.
R. H. BUNN, Proprietor,
Main street, Opposite Nation*! Bank
The proprietors guarantee to keep the
BEST MEATS to be had in
Prices to suit the Times.
Aug. 17, d tf.
THE BEST FARM in NORTH TEXAS
Situated five niileseast of Denison; 270
acres: 110 under a high -tate of cultiva-
tion; good dwelling, stable and ad nec-
essary out-houses—all new Ci-tern,
well and spring water; young orchard and
Vineyard. Abo, adjoining the same, 750
acres of unimproved land, hali timber
and half prairie, which will be sold in
tracts to suit purchasers.
For any information call on the under-
signed, on the farm.
T. J. Moore.
jan. 20 3010 d-w.
G. w, iikakne, prest. - c. A. andkeivs, v. prest
J Ii GRBKNB, Tfcas, - E. JOCVENAT, Sfc’y.
LIME AND ROCK.
FI ME AND ROCK.
\ would respectfully inform the citizens
’’ Denison, an.', 01 the strrouuding coun-
try,that 1 have lately got my
NEW LIME KILN
inishrd, and have now on hand a kiln of
f .‘sh lime; also, a large lot of
RUBLE AND DIMENTION STONE,
tnd am prepared to fill all orders at the
.owest possible rates.
B. C. CARY.
Orders can he left at J. F, CuffS Bro’s
ot f. lloltord il Bro’s,
feb. 15 tf.
MACHINERY, AND ALL KIND;
Mills, Boiler- and Machinery of ever*
description repaired at the shortest no-
tice. in the very best manner.
These works being fitted up with entire-
ly new machinery, first-class work is
CASH PAID FOR OLD CASTINGS
SI 1ERMAN IRONWORKS
Nov. 1 tv6m.
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Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, March 3, 1876, newspaper, March 3, 1876; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth722474/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.