Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 27, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 24, 1877 Page: 4 of 4
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The Daily News.
Saturday.........march. 15, *877
W. H. WINN.........................Mayor
O. L. PATRICK....................Marshal
1X0. HOLFORU.......Assessor A Collector
O. B. O'MALKY...................Treasurer
W. A. TIBBS...............Pres. o» Council
JLS. BEST.........................City Clerk
tL G. RANDELL..............City Attorney
COUNCILMAN—1ST WARD I
JNO.G. TAYLOR............W. M. PECK
COUNCI LMBN—SD WARD 1
J. A.MALCOLM.................S. HANNA
COUNCILMAN— JD WARD '
QUO. W. WALTERS,...H. ALEXANDER
COUNCILMRN—ATII WARD :
W. B. BOSS...................w. A. TIBBS
ornciAL pai'ek :
Regular meeting of Couu cil. first Thursday in
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The rain Friday was just the thing for
gardens—only give us some more.
For pure wines and liquors go to the
Live Drug Store. 3'246t-
Would you sustain our magnificent
public school? Then do not fail to vote
to-day. and vote “yes.”
Salisbury & Co. have just received a
carload of shelled corn from the north.
The quet tion to be decided to-day is,
shall we maintain our public school, now
the model school in Texas. Vote yes on
The Good Templars of Sherman gave
a free dramatic entertainment at their
hall Friday night, when Fanchion was
A pair of Fairbanks Platform Scales.
Enquire of Salisbury & Co.
The audience at Nolan Hall last night
was one of the most enthusiastic that
ever congregated there, calling Mrs.
.Chanfrau several times before the cur-
The editor of the News acknowledges
the receipt of an invitation from IIis
Most Puisant Majesty, Rex, to be pres-
ent at the b ll to be given in his honor
by the Mystic Revellers, at Dallas April
The case of Billy Thompson, in Ells-
worth, Kansas, has been continued till
the July term of court at that place. It
will be recollected the sheriff of Dallas,
with an escort, took Thompson through
this city to Kansas last fall.
“Three carloads of Texas raised coffee
went north via the M., K. & I. Wednes-
day.’’—[Cresset ] That is certainly news,
but the 1 ext sentence caps the climax:
“The raising of coffee in Texas has been
experimented with and found, after a lair
trial, to be a successful enterprise”!!
Take our hat.
Parties visiting Sherman will note the
following, taken from the Register:
Henry Brown, the popular saloon man.
gives notice in our special local columns
to-day, that he has just received a lot of
the excellent Bremen beer in bottles.
There is no better beer made. Those
who delight in this invigorating drink
nhou.d call at “Sam’s Saloon.”
Prof. Dorff was to have given an enter-
tainment Friday night, at the school
building, consisting of a panorama giv-
ing views of European cities and Eu-
ropean scenes, such as Vesuvius, Alpine
scenery, etc. The weather was so in-
clement that it will doubtless be post-
poned until Monday night.
Do not let the opponents to free edu-
cation defeat the important measures be-
fore our taxpayers to-day. No friend ot
public schools should fail to go to the
Tom Ed. Bomar’s new paper, the Mc-
Kinney Advocate, is on our table. It
presents a good appearance, and its col-
umns show very clearly that Tom has
bestowed a stood deal of labor upon its
columns. Tom. is a veteran in toe bus-
iness, an 1 we are certain he will succeed
in thi-■ vt nture if it is possible to make a
second pa nor in McKinney a success.
Five year old Keystone rye at the Q_
T. saloon, east side of square, Sherman,
The Sherman people are disappointed
because the town clock doesn't strike
loud enough to be heard at the depot,
jtnei because the dial is so small that it is
hard to tell the time of day across the
,quare without an opera glass. From
the way the Register talked about a
month ago, we were really alarmed over
Pere in Denison, that its ponderous ham-
mer would disturb our slumbers, until
we had become familiar with the noise.
Tim ot ft^ftllewMrf
will not m Healthy
Ctnlry for Mr. G. Hopper.
The following letter from our fellow
townsman, Mr. H. K. Needham, will be
read with much interest by our farmers.
We were in Southwest Texas in 1867-8
and our observation has lead to the same
conclusion a* rived a* by Mr. Neednam,
who has devoted a good deal of attention
to the subject. We apprehend no seri-
ous damage from the grasshoppers now
hatching by millions in different sections
of our State, further than may be experi-
enced by gardeners, and they can keep
them at a safe distance from early vege-
tation by a little industry :
Denison, Tex., March 23, i8“7-
Wm. Peck, Esq., Peck’s Hotel, Grand Junction,
Dear Sir : In reply to your favor of
the 14U1 inst., enquiring for information
concerning grasshoppers in Texas, I will
give you the benefit 01 my obsei vations,
and that of the oldest inhabitants: In
the fail of 1867 Texas was invaded by
vast armies ot grasshoppers; so numerous
were they that in places tlie ground was
literally obscured by the little pests, and
as they deposited their eggs in large
quantities grave fears were entertained
as to the piobable effect upon the suc-
ceeding crops, and by many a famine
was predicted, but when, bv the effect of
our early spring, and semi-tropical cli-
mate, the eggs were hatched in February
and March ot 1868, it was discovered that
Texas was not a success as a grasshopper
country, as the greater number ot tlie
young hoppers came to a premature
death, on account of our spring ruins
and other causes, and such as were lett
to arrive at maturity finding that Texas
was an unhealthy country tor them, took
their departure for parts unknown., with-
out doing any seiious damage to crops,
except in the extreme western and south-
western portions of the State.
Since 1S68 there have been but few
hoppers ir. any part ot the State, except
an occasional coionv from Kansas or
Co 01 ado, that woulo reach Texas too
late in the season to do any damage, and
although such colonies sometimes depos-
it their eggs, the old Texan takes no
alarm, for it is well known by tlie observ-
ant that the native grasshoppers hatch
so early in the season that owing to tlie
conditions here existing, they either come
to a premature death or leave before the
crops are far enough advanced to suffer
by their ravages.
Last fall was the first since 1S67 that
Texas has been invaded bvany consider-
able number of foreign grasshoppers,
and this spring, like that of iS58, the
young have made their appearance in
gr, at numbers, yet there are not nearly
so many now, as there were at that time,
and reports from several counties show
the morta ity to be so great already
among the young that no feats aie enter-
tained but that they will, as ever in the
past, either die off' or leave before tlie
crops are far enough advanced to be se
riouslv damaged by them. The equinoc-
tial storm is upon us now, and will
doubtless entirely free us of the seemingly
11. K. Needham.
Texas was visited by the grasshopper
plague in 1858. As early as tiie middle
of January they commenced hatching out
in different sections. By the middle of
March they were generally reported as
moving southward, and by the middle of
May every vestage of them had disap
peared. We are forced to admit that the
grasshoppers did a good deal ot damage
that year, and farmers in their “line of
march” were compelled to replant.
Denison, March 23, 1S77.
Editor Denis m News:
A veiy important question is to be de-
cided at the ballot box to-iJav. 1* is
whether ojr tree public sihoois shall be
sustained and made a permanent institu-
tion. or not. It can hardly be doubted
that our citizens will decnie this question
in a most emphatic manner, in tavor of
fiee schools. Tne city ot Denison is the
banner city ol the St ite as regards pub
lie school enterprise, and it only re-
mains for our people to show by their
conduct to-day that they are determined
to letain this honor. We have the best
school building in Texas and our school
is in keeping with the building, it is, by
far, tlie Dost school ot the class in the
State, being thoroughly gr«ded arid un-
der the very best regulations.
1 here are 470 pupils at present receiving
instruction in our city public schools, at j
an expense of less than tjjqco a month to !
tlie city. The expense of the last two-
months of this session is to be paid by
I).. bears, general agent of the Peabody
Funds, so that the ten months’ session
will cost the city less than $400. The
average cost of tuition per scholar will
not, therefore, be moie than $10 This
is extremely low—a dollar a month for
each pupil. The average cost per pupil
for the ten months’ session in St. Louis,
lor 1875, was §21 60. while in Boston and
some other cities and towns it was con-
sideiably higher. We have a cheap
school, and at the same time a good one.
Let us by ail means sustain it.
Howe’s Elastic Truss—sole agents,
Live Drug Store. 3*^4 6t.
Life, hope, joy means this new princi-
ple, Dr J 11. Mclean’s Cough and Lung
Healing Globules. They cure coughing,
consumption, asthma, bronchitis, etc.
Trial boxes, 25 cents by mail. Dr. J. H.
McLean, 314 Chestnut St., baint Louis.
The persistent storm of yesterday
though it marred the promised success
of the occasion, could not prevent the
attendance last night of a very respecta-
ble audience foi the Tayleure-Chanfrau
Combination. The enjoyment of the
performance richly repaid the discomfort
attending its attainment. Mrs. Henriet-
ta Chanfrau, who received a very warm
greeting, proved herself an artiste of the
highest ability, and fully confirmed the
brilliant distinctions with which the cities
of New York and Boston have crowned,her.
The supporting company is one of splen-
did power and completeness, and realized
to perfection the characters assigned
Mrs. Chanfrau will give, this afternoon
at 2 o’clock, a matinee pertormance,
“Jealousy,” a very powerful play from
the French. The prices to the matinee
are graduated to the cheap scale.
The final performance will be given in
the evening, when Boncicoull’s famous
fashionable comedy, “London Assur-
ance,” will be produced.
iMNNIOHst for the fooblo.
Debility, whether it be inherent, or
caused by overtaxed strength, or protract-
ed illness, has a most depressing influence
upon the.mind, breeding an abject melan-
choly nearly akin to despair, and enforc-
ing the abandonment of cherished pro-
jects and high hopes. Happily, the en-
feebled system, even in extreme cases, is
susceptible of invigoration. It is proved
by incontrovertible evidence that Hostet-
ter’s Stomach Bitters is an unfailing
strengthener foi the weak, and that 111 ad-
dition to vitalizing the physicalorgan-
ization, it establishes regularity among
those organs upon whose efficient dis-
charge of the duties imposed on them by
nature, continued vigor and health de-
pend. Thousands of Instances might be
cited to siiow the regenerating influence
of this health-giving agent in cases of de-
bility, liver disease, dyspepsia, nervous
ailments, constipation, intermittent fever,
urinary and uterine troubles gout and
rheumatism, and other maladies.
Dr. Cutler A Son’s Poor Man’s Relief, or
Our public school is the pride ofthe
city, and the model school in the State.
Do you wish to sustain it? Then vote
“yes” on both propositions to-day.
We direct the attention of our readers
to General Order No. 2, published else-
where. While in Dallas Thursday fore-
noon, the principal theme discussed was
the Marui-Gras festivities, and from
what we could learn we believe the dis-
play in that city on the 4th of April will
eclipse anything of the kind ever wit-
nessed in the State. A special train
should be run for the accommodation of
Denison, Sherman, and other points
along tlie road, for we are confident large
numbers from North Texas will wish to
TI10 Phonetic Magazine.
This zealous advocate of phonography,
as taught by tlie original author, Isaac
Pitman, and now practiced all over E11
giand, is on our table for March. It con-
tains the first chapter of a reviewot Mun-
son’s °honography, a Learner’s Depart-
ment, “Jem, the Coal-Pit Boy, in the ]
learner’s style, Exercises in Phonogra-
phy, Interesting Notes ofthe Month, etc.
Price ten cents a copy. Published at
Tyrone, Pa., where,Isaac Pitman’s short-
hand works are kept on sale.
George Holcman, who has just re-
turned from a visit to Collinsville, >ays
he was delighted with the country about
Collinsville, The town is improving
rapidly, and the country settling up in
every direction. He teils us a targe acre-
age of wheat lias been sown, and the
growing crop is looking well. In certain
localities he found young grasshoppers
very plentiful, spreading over strips of
country half a tnile to two miles wide,
with a total absence of them in other
The eight regular traveling agents rep-
resenting the passenger department of
the Missouii, Kansas and Texas Railway,
during 187b, have distributed over six
hundred tiii.u-.and pieces of advertising
matter, all descriptive of their road and
Texas. At the general passenger office
in Sedalia. Mo , owing to their peculiar
manner ot displaying their line before
the public, they have received, on an av
erage, nearly four hundred inquiries by
letters and posial cards per day. And
with their variety ol advertising matter
mailed to these anxious correspondents,
the lotal number of pieces distributed
was over one million. The number of
passengers carried in 1875 was 175,6s? 5
in 1876 it was 210,824. — St. Louis Repub-
lican, Feb. 10, 1877.
Mardi Gras in Dallas.
GENERAL ORDER NO. 2.
Headedarteks Grand Marshal )
Day Procession, March 22, ’77. $
All organizations, military, civil, and
of whatever name or character, are res-
pectfully solicited to join the Grand Pro-
cession, and to facilitate matters, those
who have not received formal invitations
will please consider themselves cordially
invited to participate.
Please address t..e undersigned at your
eailiest convenience, giving tour proba-
ble number, the manner in which you de-
sire to a&pear, and any suggestions
deemed proper bv you. This invitation
is extended to the cities of Galveston,
The only remedy that has ever been
■ known to cure the piles without pain.
-* Give it a trial and you will be relieved
of one ofthe most troublesome diseases
known to man. Price $1.
If you want a good desirable suit
leave your order at Plank Bros.
F. C. J. Lebermann keeps choice Balti-
more oysters tor sale. The trade and
families furnished at the lowest possible
Just opened, a pawnbroke-’s office-
flic only establishment of the. kind in the
city—opposite M. Goldsoll’s jewelry
store. Money loaned and second-hand
articles bought and sold.
3.3 R. M. Brown, Prop’r.
Go to the T. saloon when you go to
Sherman, and get a drink of six year old
McBrier whiskey. East side of sqnare
$1.50 and $1 73 Ladies kid
Newport ties at Sherburne's
The Lazarus & Morris perfected spec-
tacles and eye glasses are the best in tlie
world. M. Goldsoll. Main street, is their
agent in Denison, where all eves can be
fitted with glasses in gold, silver, steel,
nickel, shell or rubber.
The oldest and finest whiskey in the
to ah lust received at the (^. 1’. saloon,
east side of square, Shcitnan, Texas.
For everything a family requires in the
grocery line, call on J. II. Porter, 118.
Those stiff hats at Blank Bros,
arc beaut//.’//. 1 hey had them
manufactured for their own trade.
McIntosh Female Supporters—Live
Drugstore. 3’ 24 6t.
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118—It costs vou no more for fresh
groceries than for stale, store-worn goods.
Buv vour goods where they sell the most,
and you are sure to get fresh goods;
therefore go to I. II. Porter, ’ 18.
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This is no apology for whisky drinking;
it is a medicine that cannot be nsec1 to in-
toxicate; it produces a tonic effect, as well
as acts a cathartic. In fact, Simmon’s
Liver Regulator is pronounced an unex-
The City Bakery in its new quarters, at
Claik & Tallunt’s old stand, has a mag-
nificent stock of new goods.
Drovers, Planters and Mer-
chants go to the Drovers &
Planters Dank, Denison,
3-1 _____ , ______
gn f* Will buv the best gents
t°II9 walking Shoe in the U.
S. Call at Sherburne's Shoe Store.
Now is the time of the vear for Pheti- j
monia, Lung Fever &e. Every family j
should have a bottle of Bochee’s German 1
Syrup. Don’t allow for one moment that
tough to take bold of your child, your
family or yourself, Consumption, Asth-
ma, Pneumonia, Cr up, Hemorrhages,
and other fata! di eases may set in.
GOLDSOLL HAS |UST RECEI
A LARGE STOCK OF THE C
BRATED LAZARUS k MO
SPECTACLES, WHICH HE
OFFER TO THE TRADE AT V
LOW FIGURES. HE HAS T
IN ALL STYLES, AND WILL
STANTL.Y KEEP A FULL ASS
MENT. _____ V
Plar.k Bro’s. have just received
lot ot spring style clothing. Pri
suit the times.
The Kentucky Whisky Depot,
Eppstein Bros., the oldest who
liquor house in Denison, carry th
gest and best stock of wines, whisk,
cigars in the city, and guarantee sa'
Whisky and Wines at Cost.
As I shall go out of the L
Trade by the First of May, /
my stock of Whiskies and
A Furnished Room. Enquire at
Black Derry brandy, purest and
the city, at Lhermann’s.
Drovers & Planters I
Denison, Texas, Dead
ters for Cattle Men.
118-Headquarters for Norther
ter, sugar-cured hams and break!;
con, at prices that dely competition
Buy a silk handkerchief at
they hate a fine line at extreme
Will buy line kid
at Sherburne’s Shu
Houston. Austin, Waco, San Antonio, i Although it is true German Syrup is cur-
Fort Worth, Weatherford, Cleburne, j mg thousands of these dreaded diseases.
Biyan, Calvert, Corsicana, Denison. 1 yet i’is much Inn., r Jo have it at hand
Sherman, McKinney. Shreveport, Mar- when three do-es will cure you. One
slial. Tyler, Mmeo.a, Texarkana, Law- bottle will last void '"hole fan ilv a win-
fence, Paris and all intervening and j ter and keep yon safe from danger. Il
neighboring cities. All such organizu- you are consumptive, do not rest until
lions and citiz ns from those cities and | >'ou have tried th .s remedy. Sample bot-
throughout the State will be cordially re- 1 ties loots. Regular size 7.3C- Sold oy
eeived by our citizens.
The newspapers in the places mention-
ed will confer a favor upon all concerned
if they will publish this order.
With great respect,
J. M. Thurmond,
New Braunfels goods are dura-
your druggists W. M. Hanna & Co,
Will buv ladies button kid
Newport ties at Sherburne's
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Plank Bros, handle the celebrat-
ed WILSON BROS. SHIRTS,
lie and cheap, for sale at Blank the very best shirt made. 10 order
Bros. I for $30 per dozen.
Tu tin: Ladies,
Silk dresses made in the If
for $5 00, and all other work
lion at Mrs. Martin’s dress
tsblishment, next door to Ml
No. 314 Main street.
W. M. HANNA &i CO-, N
TO THE POST OFFICE,
GOT IN THE LARGEST
STOCK OF DRUGS, Vi
AND WINDOW GLASS
IN DENISON. DON’T F
THEM A CALL.
Ho! for Lunch.at C.
Spiced pig tongues, sheet)
tripe, herrings in all styles, cavi
led eel, English onions, Switz
and Philadelphia cheese; alto,
The finest and purest Havat
line brandies nrd seven year
mash whisky always on hand.
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To all who are suffering from
and indiscretions of youth, nerv
ness, early deeav, loss ot tnanl
1 will send a receipe that will
FREE OF CHARGE. This g
dv was discovered by a miss
.South America. Send a sell
envelope to the Rev. Jos. T. If
tion D. Bible House, New Yor
An article that is at once a
erver and breath purifier, at
pleasant and convenient to use,
iug popularity does not surpri:
Time has fully established th
Sozodont possess: s these exce
ties in an eminent degree. It
mately acquired the right to a
every toilet table.
Spalding’s Glue always up
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A nice little stock of grocer,
near the school house, in a
Apply on the premises.
Denison, March 17th. 1877.
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Yourself by taking bard
pills, nauseous,mean and sail
drastric, weakening cailvat
you can go to Acheson s dr
jet Dr. Sherman’s Brie1 Iy i
They will produce a hoaltl
and thorough action on th
rather they will so quicken it
the liver that it will be print
are very pi. asant to the t
put up in Holland Gin.
properties are such that it
to use them for a beverag
physicians pre Tribe them
tion, biliousness, dyspepsia
eases caused by torpidity
It will cost you nothing to
bottle.” Ask for i'. and v
take any more pills, Seu
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