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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER.
BRENHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER iO, 1891.
Gurry & Simmons
Office over Heber SloneB&nk,
9000 acres on G. C.
& S. F. R. R. in Cole
man and Runnels coun
ties, all under fence 350
in cultivation, balance
in pasture, good water.
Price $4 per acre, easy
8000 acres two miles
from Ballinger, all un
der fence, $6 per. acre.
640 acres in Run
nels county" 3 per acre
640. acres in Run
nels county $6 per acre.
640 acres 7 miles
south of Ballinger, $3
320 acres 5 miles
west of Ballinger, S2.5C
1,280 acres 12 miles
northeast of Ballinger,
$3 per acre.
80 sections in Run
nels, Concho, Coleman
and Coryell counties;
will sell in lots to suit.
64,000 acres in the
counties of Schleicher
and Sutton counties,
$1.25 per acre.
I. r. SIMMON mT"""'me. nnma.
CURES ALL SKIN
.rcjucuus cecotm r, r. r. m tpiraaia twwa kusd.
sd icrt9 UIlh freit s&tlif&ctlon for th cmi of til
fans t&J atagn of Primrr, ScconiUrr nd Trrtlaiy
ftyyAlhi, tiypMlrtla Rcam.lliin, fccrotaloci Ulcwi ftsct
Kmm. fl'snSilsr flvll!rn. Rwiffinto. Militia, old
vnTTtrif Uittrt leu retuigq m trcKmt wanat
bkbDtM7"cMrn7cfarooJcTeiiJ ccmplnnu, tt.er
csnu ro:tot, i mcr, ueua una, nc c
r. f. r. powtfnu lome, ma m cwurai rpawf
rftsuduig up tu jmra rupidly,
LttUi wkoM Ttmi potwJwd m4 irteu blood 1 ta
taTrow oadrUo. &z t mtBttrti&l trrg3lr1H. t
,Wt!af Troptnfc . PFrkUy Aifc, Pok Boot
UPPHAH BEOS., Prcprtstws,
Druggists, Lippman'a Block, RlVAHEAB, SA
For Sale by I. TBISTRAM.
Saloon "Legal Tender,"
UNDUE 'NEW EXCHANGE HOTEL
JOHN W. TEAGUE, Proprietor,
New Billiard Tables, Imported
"Wines, and Foreign Liquors. Every
thing first-class. Polite attention
Lone Star Brew Coipy's
AND SPECIALLY BREWED
Select Bottled Beer,
ABSOLUTE GUARANTEE GIVEN.
C, HAIENZA, Agent, Brenham.
Office at the Ice House.
Just received from English factory. Eu
rope, a large and good assortment of deco
rated and plain QUEEN'S-WARE, consist
ing of dinner, tea and bed room sets. "Will
sell Eeparatejricces or in set3 to suit.
In spite or the McKinley bill, we are sell
ing same at the same low, price as heretofore.
Agents for the F. F. Hille Hamburg Hollow
Ground razors. Respectfully,
Enoop & Schawe.
PAINTS, WAGON MATERIAL, Etc.
Agent for the best
I now beg to inform the farmers of this
vicinity that I have leased the Brenham Oil
Mill Gins and will run same in connection
with my former plant and am now ready to
do all (jinnimr promptly, supplying Bagging
and Ties. Will buy the seed or gin for
same, Jly price for ginning will meet all
competition. Your patronage is solicited.
Call and see. L. ZEISS.
Corn, Oats, Rye, Sra&,
Hay, Rust Proot Texas Seed Oats,
SeedBarloy. All fresh goods.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Tax State or Texas, 1
County of Washington. To the creditors
of J. Jacobs: You are hereby notified that
J. Sacobs, of the county of Washington, on
the 8d day of September, 1891, executed a
deed of assignment, conveying to the under
signed all of his property for the benefit of
such creditors as will consent to accept their
proportional share of his estate and dis
charge him from their respective claims, and
that the undersigned accepted said trust and
has duly qualified as required by law. All
creditaii consenting to said assignment mut
within four months after the publication of
this notice make known to the assignee their
consent in writing and within six months
from the date of this notica file their claims
prescribed by lav with the undersigned who
resides at Chappell Hill, Texas, which isaUo
bis postoffice address.
"Witness ravhand th's 8th div of Septem
ber, 1891. " W. KHaymk,
Assignee of J. Jacobs.
I R ft C GUKES
Only three September
have occurred in Dallas.
The oil house of A. Gilmer, at
Orange, was burned recently.
The dwelling of J. ST. Morgan
was burned at Jefferson Monday.
Work has been commenced on
the new Christian church at Rock
dale. There were thirteen accessions
to the Baptist church at Merkel last
Service was held last Monday
night for the first time in the new
Methodist church at Pearsall.
Henry Dupreo has been myster
iously missing from Denison since
last Fridav and foul play is suspec
ted. The protracted meeting at Cam
eron closed last Sunday, with twen
two accessions to the Methodist
On the streets of Dallas Sun
day night A. M. Parker was held up
and robbed of his watch and chain.
H9 had no cash.
The new roundhouse at Ennis
will soon be completed. Work on
the waterworks is progressing as
fast as possible.
The Fannin college building at
Bonham, which has been bought by
the city, is being repaired, and will
be used as a public school.
The new Methodist church at
Cleburne is being lighted with elec
tricity. It will be dedicated the
third Sunday of this month.
The Stephenville Empire says
W. J. Owens, who lives north of
Stephenville says his cotton will
average 500 pounds to the acre.
The Merchants National bank
that recently failed at Fort Worth
will be re opened, with the full $250,
000 of the depositors in the vaults.
Work is progressing nicely on
the new courthouse at Archer Citv.
The corner stone was laid a week
ago Saturday with Masonic cere
The report of Engineer Frizzell
of the Austin dam work shows that
the work has increased from month
to month, and that the work will
probably be completed in 21 months.
The receivers of the Laredo Im
provement company have instated
suit to force the stockholders of the
company to pay back assessments
due on stock held by them.
A band of Commance Indians,
who have been trading in Vernon,
gave a big war dance there recently
after which the Chief took up a col
lection and divided t among the
An effort to move the Grand
Lodge of Masons from Houston, is
being made. Fort Worth and Waco
are both bidders for it. Houston
has the advantage in having a splen
did temple akeady.
Kate Field is responsible for
the announcement that the longest
hair in the world belongs to a young
lady in Gainesville, Texas. It trails
on the ground over four feet and is
of a beautiful red-gold color.
Riley Cunningham of Graham
got his hand tangled in a rope with
which he had' yearling roped, and
his little finger was jerked off and
the others so badly mangled that
amputation will be necessary.
Rich silver ore has been found
in various portions of Young county.
The assay office in Denver, Col., re
ports the value at $9.90 per ton,
with traces of gold. The veins lie
near the surface of the ground.
Intruders are being removed
from the Sac Fox, and Iowa reserva
tions of the Indian Territory. The
soldiers sweep everything before
them, the boomers .fly, the cowboys
move a little slower but all go be
R. Couts, president of the
Citizens' National bank of Weather
ford, was recently attacked by two
of his tenants on his Brazos iarni,
both armed with knives, while he
was wholly unarmed. A negro wo
man started to Mr. Couts with a
shot gun and the two men ran.
Three negroes at Fairfield es
caped from jail last August, and re
cently Sheriff Day identified one of
them at Palestine, sailing under the
names of Holmes. His alias was
Jno. Smith and he was thoroughly
identified, as a negro charged with
a murder committed in Freestone
county some five months ago.
Mr. J. L. Akins, a prominent
farmer who lives near Mart, was re
turning from Marlin Saturday even
ing, and was attacked by twonecroes
or lia 4limirvnf Tlmw lnnn1.nJ I.?.,-
out of the wagon, bruised his head
up very badly and robbed him of
$120 and a jug of whisky. He is
badly hurt, but it is thought not
A negro dray driver, named
Johnson was shot and fattall wound
ed in Texarkana by police John
Wardsdn, who had arrested his wife
and jailed her, and was returning
home when the negro attacked him
and knocked him down, He arose
and as he did so defended himself
from a repetition of the first attack.
During the month of August
the Long Manufacturing company
at Beaumont did but small business,
shipping only about 2,500,000
shingleB. Now, however, that the
rato has been fixed, orders are ex
pected to come in more freely, ship
ment of course to be made after the
23d, at which time the new rate be
The last will and testament of
A. L. Porter, an old citizen who died
in Grayson county a few days ago,
was Saturday filed for probate. De
ceased was a white man and leaves
six children by a colored woman,
who share the lands and personal
property amounting to about $50,
000. D. W. Porter, a son, of Intelli
gence, now a physician at Bonham,
is the temporary administrator of
the estate. The attorney for the
legatees says litigation from certain
sources will arise against the will.
A horrible accident is reported
from a saw mill twelve miles from
Paris. A young man named Britton
went to a saw mill on Sanders creek
owned by Mrs. Drinkwater, and
while talking to the sawyer started
to assist in moving a heavy piece of
timber, when he was thrown on the
carriage with his head towards the
saw. The machine was running at
high speed, and before the horror
stricken spectators could do any
thing the helpless man was driven
against the saw, which struck him
just at the base of the skull and cut
its way lengthwise through the
body to the groin, completely sever
ing the body in two.
The large cotton gin belonging
to Mr. B. Shindler, of Hempstead,
was found to have caught fire in the
lint room Saturday, where it blazed
up like a flash of powder, and soon
the whole structure, covering half a
block, was a mass of flames. Eigh
teen bales of cotton In the house
and yard were destroyed. There
was no insurance. The loss is
about S10.000. The residence of
Mrs. R. Jacobs, directly across the
street, was soon in fames, but the
most of her furniture was removed
hurriedly and somewhat damaged.
The lady was partly insured. The
buildings adjoining belong to the
Thatcher estate. One occupied by
a gunsmith shop was soon in ashes.
The large boarding house of Mr.
Geo. S. Burton on the corner was
saved by the exertions of (he citi
zens, but his kitchen and contents
were destroyed. No insurance. The
residence of Mra. T. Freed on the
north of the mill was threatened,
but a large force of citizens by the
time application of water saved the
property. The damage to furniture
by removal is considerable and the
house was also damaged. It is un
derstood that the losses are fully
covered with insurance. The total
loss will amount to about S20,000.
Mr. Levi Kaiser, whose residence
w.as near the conflagration, was
threatened for a time, and Mr.
Kaiser was throwing water on his
roof when he lost his balance and
fell to the ground, injuring himself
quite seriously internally. The ex
tent of his injuries can not be deterj
mined at present.
Intelligent Readers will notice that
ar not "uarranttd to cure" ail classes
of diseases, bnt only sncb aa rssolt
from a disordered liver, vis:
Vertigo, Headache, Dyspepsia,
Fevers, Costiveness, Bilious
Colic, Flatulence, etc.
For these they ore not warranted n
fallible, bot are as nearly so as it ispos.
tlblo to mako n remedy. l'rlee,2Scts.
Mr. E. Klapper has bought the
Halbert block, upon which he pro
poses to erect three more dwelling
houses. Coleman Voice.
XT TOPS BACK A.CHES.
Ottod are ell worn out, really good fbrnoth.
Ing. it is general debility. Try
BBOWX'S 1KOX MTTJSltB.
It will cure you, cleanse your liver, and gtra
a good appetite.
The ChmesT never permit their
women to bo photographed
Flesh a mas of disease, condition hope
less", the system an entire wreck, nerves all
unstrung, yet P. P. P. was takon and an en
tire cure made. Attend to diet and direc
tions of P. P. P. and all blood diseases must
yield ilowlv but surclv.
1 Tho Prince of Wales' 'life is in
sured tor S800.000.
One f the Good Things.
There is nothing "just as good" as Creole
Female Tonic Every lady who has given
it a trial will toll ou th"'e"U nothing like it
for v.mtm's reculiar tilnieriU.
Tlltt s Pills
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
a x S3
After a girl has been engaged six
months she begins to find out that
she can't have a good time unless her
young man is around and he begins
to find out that he can't have a nice
time if his girls is not along.
Fresh Turnip Seeds,
Just received by
J. S. NORTON.
During the cotton season the
cotton mills of Houston run night
and day Sunday, and the law is to
be tested about their working on
Sunday. Fifty-seven of them have
Olh Puritan Whiskey a genuine
article at Santa Fe Saloon.
Sterling integrity is the kind
that is not found wanting when it
is weighed in the balances.
by buyingyour homemade harness of
O. W. Hess.
Trtnlrrartna ia lilro tna col Tin A
XUUUIgbUtU U HAW W-SW OV1 VS.U
vonring rocket, bnt cheerfulness
is liko the starry heavens.
Delmonico and Puritan whiskey
at.O. K. Saloon.
To mako one pound of honey the
bees must visit from 90,000 to 200,
At all hours day and night at
Santa Fe Saloon.
The more deceitful a person is
the harder his attempts to make
others believe him honost.
Old McBryar and old Forester
hiBkey, at O. K. Saloon.
The divorce lawyers make more
money out of matrimony tnan the
Call on C. W. Hess,
and get your buggy harness at six
It is difficult for a drinking man
to hold his breathjjt'fs gonerally
too strong for himife
Sugar Chill Cure Is aafeand pleasant
remedy for Chills and Fever, perfectly taste
less. Sold on a guarantee. Don't fail to
try it at Dr. Jos. D. Borers.
There is no difference in going to
the devil on your own account, and
being coaxed into it. '
Indigestion, and Stomach disorders, use
BKOWIPS IBOX BITTERS.
AU dealers keep it. SI per bottle. Genuine hat
trade-mark and crosBOd red lines or. wrapper.
Don't measure a man by his pro
mises. A little man will make the
Chase's Barley Malt Whisky is stimulating
and nourishing to the consumptive, tho old
and feeble. It is absolutely pure. Sold by
L. F. Grassmuck, Brenham, Texas.
The Texas Trunk Eailway was
turned over last week to tho
Tin Your Faith.
Pin your faith to CreoleTemale Tonic and
you will never regret it. It is a remedy pe
culiarly prepared for ladies.
Do not get so many good ideas
that you have no time to carry them
That tired leeling, pains in the back and
chest, distress after eating, headaches and
like affections are overcome and cured by P.
P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Po
tassium). Of every man it is usually said, as
an apology to humanity, that he has
a good wife.
XJfe is "Worth Living.
Creole Female Tonic makes the employ
ment of life possible, and makes life worth
the living. Weak and sickly women And
new-health and strength in its use.
Tho devil feols proud of the man
who joins the church to make
The great summer resort in cases of diar
rcea, dysentery, cholera morbus and cholera
is Maguire's Benne Plant, a fiftv yours' rem
edy in the Mississippi Valley. The acknowl
edged specific in 1810 to 1SGG. Price, 75c
per bottle ; expressage paid if 3 bottles are
J. & C ilAQUinr, St. Loui, Mo-
No man who thiriks wrong can
U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
The Greatest Strike.
Among the great strikes, that of Dr.
Miles in discovering his New Heart Cure
lias proven itself to De one of the most im
portant. The demand for it has become as
tonishing. Already the treatment of heart
disease is being revolutionized, and many
unexpected cures effected. It soon relieves
short breath, fluttering, pains in side, arm,
shoulder, weak and hungry spells, oppres- -
sion, swelling ot ankles, smothering and
heart dropsy. Dr. Miles' book on Heart and.
Nervous Diseases, free. The unequaled .
New Heart Cure is sold and guaranteed by
Jo. lnstram, agent, aUo his Kestomive
Nervine for headache, fits, sprees, hot
flashes, nervous chills, opium habit, etc.
' A New York company has been,
organized whose business will b&
lending umbrellas. A short reign,
in such a case, will contribute tho
A HUSBAND'S 3IISTAKE.
Husbands too often -permit wives, and
parents their children, to suffer from head
ache, dizziness, neuralgia, sleeplessness. Ate,
nervousness, when by the use ot Dr. Miles?
Restorative Nervine such serious results
could easily be prevented. - Druggists every
where say it gives universal satisfaction, and.
has an immense sale. Woodworth & Co.,
of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Snow & Co., of
Syracuse, N. T J. C. Welf, Hillsdale,
Mich.; and hundreds of others say "It is tho
greatest seller they ever knew." It contains
no opiates. Trial bottles and fine book od
Nervous Dileases. free at Jos. Tristram's
An Alliance man has gone wrong;
J. D. Wynne of Atlanta, Ga,, is
business agent oi the state Alliance
and he is said to be $20,000 short
m his accounts.
For Over Fitly Years
Mas. "Wctslows booTHrs-a Strut has beea
used for over fifty years by millions of
mothers for their children while teething,
with perfect success. It soothes the child,
softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wind,
colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea.
It will relieve the poor little, sufferer imme
diately. Sold by druggists in every parrt "of
the world. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be
sure and ask for Mrs. "Window's Soothing
Syrup," and take no other kind.
A Waterville (Me.) gardner em
ploys a new way to raise squashes.
He wets the young plants down
three times a week jvithskim milk.
SxsASKAH, Ga., March 25, 1880.
Messrs. Iiippman Bros.
I was suffering with weakness and general
debility", being almost incapacita ted from at
tending to my business. I was forced to call
on Dr. WhiteheSil for treatment. He at
once put me onP. P.P.(PrlcKieyAsb,Poka
Boot and Potassium), and after taking tw
or three bottles my health improved and, al
though suffering for sometime, with general
weakness, debihtv and catarrh; amnowcom-i
paratively & welf man.
With Cornwell & Chipman.
An incandescent lnmr arrange
ment for showing the interior of
Doners wnue under steam nas been
made by a German inventor.
Miles' .Nerve and raver Pills
Act on a new principle regulating the
liver, stomach and bowels through tho
nerves. A new discovery. Dr. MilesMlua
speedily cure biliousness, had taste, torpid
liver, piles, constipation. Unequaled for
men, women, children. Smallest, mildest,
surest! 50 doses, 25 cts. Samples nt, at
Jos. Tristram's drue store.
The bond market on tho New
York Stock Exchange is firm, so
much that the bids exceed the
Woman has been compelled to suffer, pot
only her own Bis, but those arising from a.
want of knowledge on the part of those with
whom she stands connected. In the man
sions ot the rich and hovels of the poor, wo
man has been alike the patient victim of ills
unknown to man. But now the hour of her
redemption has come. Bradfield's Female
Begulator cures all diseases peculiar to her
sex. Sold by all druggists.
A fur buyer of Lewiaton says
that on an average five hundred
bears are killed' yearly in Maine.
"Don't Kick If You are Sick."
Creole Female Tonic makes the weak wo
man strong and sends new blood bounding
through tho veins, imparting new life ana.
strength to the weakened parts.
It stimulates nature to its work with tho
happiest effect. We commend it to suffer
ing women everywhere as a sovereign reme
dy for their peculiar ailments.
Tho recent advance in cotton
has bad the effect of enlivening tho
markot for southern securites.
A sore leg, the flesh a mass of disea-e, yet
P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Boot and Pctss
sium) achieved wonderful results, the flesh.
health was established, says Mr. James Mas
ters, of Savannah, Ua.
It is estimated that at least 1,
000,000 pounds of rubber are -Annually
used for bicycle tires.