Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 203, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 3, 1873 Page: 2 of 4
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Hon. Richard Yates died suddenly
at Barnum’s Hotel, St. Louis, Friday
the 28th inst.
The public debt statement w^l
show an increase of about ten mil-
Not a boot-black or news-boy of
Memphis has died of the yellow
The Missouri Legislature con-
venes on Wednesday, January 7th,
There ate now 7000 schools in
Switzerland, 400,000 scholars, and
Moseby has offered his services,
With a force of Virginia cavalry, to
the President to go to Cuba, in case
war is declared.
S. S. Cox, of New York., will in-
troduce a bill repealing the back pay
and salary increase law on the first
day of the next session.
The monitor Manhatan, was so
badly injured in a recent storm that
she was compiled to return for re-
A Brooklyn City Judge has com-
menced suit against the Tribune
for $100,000 damages.
A volcano in the Pinto mountains
Navada, ten miles from Eureka, is
erupting; dense smoke is issuing
from the crater.
The Sprague trust deed has been
signed by the members of the firm
and individuals of the Sprague fam-
John M. Morris, Executive Clerk
of the Senate, and formerly editor of
the Charleston (S. C.) Republican,
and of the Washington Chronicle,
died at his residence in Washington,
on Friday night.
The yellow fever is all over in Cal-
vert, and communication can be had
with the town without danger or
fear. There have been no new cases
for ten days. Business is rapidly
Mrs. Laura J. Green, a lady of
considerable property, who died re-
cently in Galveston, made ample
provisions for her faithful old colored
servants, bestowing some $2500 on
them. Mrs. Green has set a very
worthy example. We learn that
none of the servants of Mrs. Green
ever abandoned her, but continued
faithful and true to the day of her
the great running rac|.
The long pending walking match
between Edward Mullen, the cham-
pion of Boston, and W. E. Harding,
the New York champion, took place
at Beacon Park on the afternoon of
The men walked four miles for
$500 a side. The betting was six to
four on Mullen, with takers. Hard-
ing made the first mile in 7 minutes
and 8 seconds; Mullen in 7:10.
Mullen won the second mile in 7 :io
to Harding’s 7:11. Muilen led on
third mile, dnd completed it in 8 :io.
On the fourth mile Harding passed
Mullen on the home stretch.
Harding made his last mile in
7:1/. Mullen made it in 8:19.
Harding held the lead and crossed
the line fifteen yards ahead and won.
Harding’s total time 31105 ; Mullen’s
31:09. The track was in bad con-
dition, being covered with ice and
Mullen challenges Harding for
another race to walk four miles for
$1000 a side. Harding agreed to
meet Mullen’s representative on
Monday to make a match.
A Mexican lion has been killed in
The town of San Marcos is to be
An increase in the police force is
demanded at Dallas.
A Good Templar lodge has been
organized at Rusk.
Long teams of immigrant wagons
pass through Titus county.
One negro killed another with a
hoe in Milam county last week and
The mast is almost inexhaustible
in McLennan county, and hogs are
In Corpus Christi a little son of
Mr. F. G. Lane, three years old, was
found in a tank, drowned.
Farmers living on the prairies in
Dallas county arc planting forest
trees in large numbers.
The salary of the mayor of Waco
has been reduced from $1000 to
Seven convicts ot the gang at work
on the Texas and Pacific railroad,
above Sulphur river escaped the
The Granbury Vidctte has com-
menced its second year, and the edi-
tor jubilates over the success of his
The Southwestern Index is offered
for sale, or the proprietor will sell
one-half interest to a practical prin-
ter. A bargain is offered.
A grey eagle was shot in Chero-
kee county the other day, which was
seven feet two inches in measure-
ment from tip to tip of its wings.
Three Indians were recently
scalped in Brown county, a short
distance above Comanche. One of
the scalps was brought into that
The Denton Monitor informs us
that the Kansas Pacific railroad has
just got a decision of the Court, giv-
ing it a right of way through the
Mast was never finer anywhire in
the State than in Wood county this
year. In the bottoms and on the
high lands the ground is covered
A dispatch from Hempstead says
that Freeman’s cotton gin at Ilowth
station, was burned on the 20th, with
fifteen bales ot cotton belonging to
The Burnet Exponent speaks en-
couragingly of the silver mines in
that county and Llano. The yield
is said to be $250 to the ton.
The Brownsville Sentinel chron-
icles further Mexican depredations
on this side of the Rio Grande, and
reports that Gen. Hatch anticipates
more trouble on the frontier.
The Texas Signet says that it is
currently reported that an additional
regiment of of cavalry will be sent
to Fort Richardson immediately, and
that Gen. McKenzie is to be in com-
mand of all the frontier forces.
The killing of large numbers of
cattle for thair hides, and the rob-
bery of horses at the Prieto, the
Sombrerito, the Santa Rosa de Still-
man, and other ranches, are among
the recent acts of tile “armed mer-
chants of Mexico.”
A Mr. M. S. West,’who brought
the tea plant from California, has
been raising it successfully here in
Texas, as we are informed by the
Waco Examiner. It grows freely
without much cultivation, and our
soil and climate seem adapted to it.
The Mt. Pleasant Patriot says
the sheriff of Titus county passed
through that tow.n a few days ago, in
pursuit of two murderers, who killed
and robbed an old man with whom
they were traveling—sold his horses
and were riding his mules. His
body had been hidden in a pile of
Business is improving very fast in
Navasota, and cotton is coming in
rapidly. Most of the farmers are
selling in preference to shipping.
Several brick and rock houses are
being erected. The health of the
city is splendid.
The Times of the 26th says: “Mr.
Abner Roberts, who lives a few miles
from Brcnham, had seven acres of
sweet potatoes planted this year.
He informs us that he averaged $80
per acre from his crop. The first
sold in this market brought him $1.25
per bushel, and netted him $125 per
acre. This is far more profitable
than cotton raising and as soon as
our farmers can learn that there is.as
much money in other crops as cotton,
they will have less cause to com-
plain about hard times.”
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
Will practice in the Stale and U. S
Mr. Perry is also a Notary Public. di3~1
CONTRACTOR, CARPENTER AND
Shop corner of Austin and Gandy st.,
FIRST-CLASS WORK SOLICITED.
Plans and specifications furnished on
application. july 16-tf
\V. B. Munson. Jot. Gunter.
jyjUNSON & GUNTER,
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
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office on Skiddy st.. near Burnett,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUG-
Dealers in pure Drugs and Chemicals,
Patent Medicines, Toilet articles, Paints,
Special attention paid to Physician’s
and Family Prescriptions.
Dexter & Scott.
'HTY PAINT SHOP,
HOUSE, SIGN AND ORNAMENTAL
Rusk st., opposite Nelson House,
C. W. HOTCHKISS, Prop’r.
Main st., opposite Nelson House,
Bread, Pies and a good assortment of
plain or fancy Cakes constantly on hand.
Families supplied with a first-class
sep24tf PARDY& CORNELIUS.
01 IN G. GNASH,
NATIVE AND IMPORTED WINES,
IMPORTED BREMER ALE & BEER,
LIQUORS, HAVANA CIGARS, TO-
Corner Crawford and Austin sis.,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Fail! 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-ope
BOUGHT AND SOLD. june26t
S. S. LEGATE. j. s. baker.
Legate & Baker,
CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS.
Bet. Gandy and Woodward near Rusk St.
We respectfully solicit a call from those
who anticipate building, Work done
with neatness and dispatch, and in al
cases satisfaction guaranteed. Drafts,
Plans and Specifications furnished on
short notice. Store fronts, doors, sash,
and blinds made to order, and all Job
Work will receive our promt attention.
apr 26 d&w 3m
AY. IS. SIMPSON & CO.,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS
and dealers in
South side Main St., near Rusk,
We are also agents for agricultural im-
pliments of every description.
SLIP* SIGN OK THE BIG BOOT. ^
FASHIONABLE BOOT AND SHOE
Repa:ring promptly a neatly done ami
all work warranted.
Corner ot Austin and Skiddy street.
il rS-311H DENISON, TEXAS.
WALTERS & SCOTT, Proprietors,
Main st., 2d door from Goldsol’s,
FREE LUNCII EVERY NIGHT.
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 assure them that
no pains will be spared to merit a liberal
patronage J. RAYNAL,
pALACE BEER HALL,
LOUIS LIBBIE & Co.,
CHOICE WHISKEY, No. 1 CIGARS,
ST. LOUIS ALE AND BEER
Constantly on draft.
South side Main street, Denison, Texas
JAMES A. GEORGE & CO„
Gunn Block, Main street,
Receiving, buying and forwarding
COTTON, HIDES WOOL,
AND OSAGE ORANGE SEED,
Libera! cash advances made on con-
Swenson. Perkins & Co., New York,
Phelps Brothers, St. Louis,
Moody & Jamison, Galveston,
W. C. Watts k Co., Liverpool, Eng.,*
Highest cash Prices paid for Cotton,
Wool. Hides, Peltres and Bois d’ArcSeed.
OPEN POLICY OF INSURANCE
to cover shipments in store. Satisfaction
guarnteed. Cotton weighed, stored and
held subject to owners’orders. Our coun-
try friends will find us always on hand,
novy-tf. JAS. A. GEORGE .V Co.
A. O. Robbins.
LEDRICK & ROBBINS,
Cor. Main and Aust/n-sr.,
Skiddy street, near Austin,
Has just opened with a clioise selection of
He is the manufacturer of t he
CclsMeJ Green County 1. f tty.
Which lias been so popular in Southwest
Missouri for many years.
Parties dealing in Liquors will find it to
their interest to examine our stock before
purch asing e 1 se where.
M. GOLDSOLL & CO.,
Have on hand the only complete stock of
ilowelpy in L>«‘iiisioii,
and are constantly receiving clocks,
watches, ladies’ opera chains, diamond
rings, ladies’ coral sets, and in fact every-
thing pertaining to a first class jewelry
establishment. All goods warranted.
W. II. STOWE.
W. E. WII.MERDINU.
OTOWE k W1LMKRDING,
Liberal Cash Advances on Consign-
ments of COTTON, WOOL and HIDES
to our address. oct3o U w-3111
W.M. M. MULLINS. JOE. U. BOOTH.
L. A. MORRIS.
MIMS, BOH i CD.,
STOCK AND GENERAL
Auction every day from 10 to ?
Parties wishing to buy or sell Stock
give 11s a call at our Sale and Feed yard
before purchasing elsewhere.
1*. M. Fiske, C. Knight, P. M. Fiske, Jr.
piSKE, KNIGIIT k CO.,
COTTON AND CATTLE DEALERS,
Office, foot of Skiddy st.,
W’ill purchase Cotton or Cattle, or make
advances on consignments of same for
shipment, and will give particular atten-
tion to the markets of St. Louis, Chicago
Galveston and New York, aug 14-wtf.
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Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 203, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 3, 1873, newspaper, December 3, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth722687/m1/2/: accessed February 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.