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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNE
BRENHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER '24, 1894.
i. r. erriox
Gurry & Simmons,
Office overHeber Stone's' Bank.
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. 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, &2.5C
1,280 acres 12 miles
northeast of Ballinger,
$3 per acre.
80 sections in Run
nels, Concho, Coleman
aftd Coryell counties;
will sell in lots to suit.
64,000 acres in the
counties of Schleicher
and Sutton counties,
1.25 per acre.
CURES ALL SKIN
kbj djL&a tuooru P. t. If u ft splendid combination.
ud preterit It with (mt uUsffciYoa for tit cant of all
formi Mid ttrot ef Primary, Beflfc!irv and TtrtUrr
Sjptil11 bjpbUlUe Rhwxatum, ficrofalOM OKtn ana
Sens, Gltocalu SwtlUcgs, luwilSAtlim, IIkIaxI, c!4
VfiTOWC victn mat nv nsuiea eh imcam, vwhji
carUl Fo'ion, Tetter, Scald Head, etc., etc
jr. ar. r. m powtrnu tonic, mna an cutoi .yptw r.
WmiUisvim til tvium rsDldi.
L&dlM wboia mtcmi tit poliostd and fcot Mood U la
aa tapOTt toadHloBt & to.TOfnitrcal lrragnlarlt!M.aTa
pecnliiilCtnejiieibyUia wcxderfol unto and blood
cltaubg rroyertUa of P. P. P., Prlcllj Aia, Poke Root
UPPHAH BROS., Proprietors,
Druggists, Lippman's Block, BAVAHH, QAi
For Sale by T. TEISTEAM.
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2 O OS
Moses Allen, who has been
sorving on a 30 years sentence in
tne state penitentiary on a charge of
criminal assualt, for the past ten
years, has been pardoned.
The disappearance ot John A.
Lowis from his home near Battle,
McLennan rcunty, fifteen miles
southeast of Waco, continues to agi
tate the region, a thorough search
has been made and the expected re
mains have not been discovered.
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Garrison wants a brass band.
Livingston wants a first-class"
Memphis, Hall county, wants
an artesian well.
A severe hail storm visited Bsll
Mr. Robert McPhaill is having
a new residence built at Itasca;
Floresville has received 1740
bales cotton, this season's crop.
Beeville's artesian well is down
1,000 feet and still going down.
A steam laundry has been add
ed to the Huntsville penitentiary.
The remains of Dick Duncan
were buried near San Saba Monday.
The wood repair shops at Taylor
were burned Saturday night. Loss
Comanche county has about
forty bridges and several others are
to be built.
The new Methodist church at
Cleburne was dedicated Sunday,
The Fifth regiment band will
furnish music at the Fannin county
fair at Bonham.
The Sherman Courier says over
four hundred boarders are attending
the Sherman schols.
Timber for the Velasco Term
inal company is being shipped by
water from Orange.
The Texas state Grange fair
opens at McGregor, October 1, and
continues eight days.
Mr. Veasy of the Rockdale brick
company is erecting a handsome
new brick residence at Rockdale.
Professor Leroy has been
engaged to make a balloon ascension
every day during the Falls county
Mr. W. R. Sells has let the con
tract for a handsome new busiiiehs
house at Orange and the material on
A Mexia special says: Cotton
will fall short at that place about
five thousand bales this year com
pared with last.
Lumber for th9 new jVIetbodhst
church is being placed on the
ground and it will have a fine sub
stantial building. ,
Jacob Muekey, a veteran car
penter fell from a building on which
he was working at Sherman recently
and was badly if not fatally hurt.
The i etail liquor dealers Pro
tection Association meet at Austin
on the 29th, and all saloon men aud
bar tenders are invited to attend.
It is said authoritatively that if
the Llano extension is built from
Austin the Houston and Texas Cen
tral car shops will be moTed there.
A line has been a surveyed and
a charter secured for a railroad from
Conroe to Cold Springs, which is
eighteen mites Northwest of Nava
sota. Miss Kate Callahan, of Van
Alstyne, a young lady 19 years of
age, committed suicide at Anna Mon
day by taking two ounces of lauda
num. At Dallas Monday night Rob
ert Thornton, a fifteen year old boy
was run over by a Main street elec
tric moter car and lost a leg, be was
jumping on and off the car.
The brick recently burned at
Memphis for the new jail have been
pronounced excellent, and parties
from other places are figuring for
brick for a number of buildings.
The city council of San Antonio
has made final an ordinance for bid
ding the working of street car em
ployes more thau 12 hours a day,
the penalty being not less than $25,
nor more than $100 fine.
Garcia's revolutionary force are
said to be receiving recruits from
this side of the river all along be
tween Brownsville and Laredo,
those counties being full of discon
The Ellis hotel and the build
ings in the rear, at Ft. Worth, were
burned at 3:30 a. m. Monday. Loss
SllSjOOO. Insurance only $10,000.
There were many narrow escapes
from the building.
A freight train was wrecked be
tween Sherman and Whitesboro
Monday, caused by a defective
bridge. The fireman, Martin jumped
and a car struck him on the neck.
Several cars were demolished.
At Taylor, the Adams Hose
company have just received a new
Nelson cart, six foot wheel. The
company has 45 members. This
gives Taylor four hose carts and one
hook and ladder company with apparatus.
One hundred men left Gaines
ville Saturday to be on hand at
Guthrie when the newly ceded
lands of the territory are opened on
Kessie Williams, colored, shot
her husband Mike Williams, four
times in the back Monday morning
at Galveston instantly killing him,
she alleges for cruel treatment and
because he was going to leave her
for another woman.
Near Hondo City, Medina
county, Saturday two skeletons were
found in an old well which has not
been used for fifteen years. They
are supposed to be the bones of a
man and woman who disappeared in
the neighborhood a long time ago.
A Little girl near San Antonio
recently, while playing with a doll,
and trying to climb up a ladder to
the corn crib holing a pair of
scissors in her hand, slipped and fell.
The point of the scissors penetrat
ing the main artery, she bled to
death before medical aid could be
The Williamson county fair and
sale association will have their
thirteenth fair and races on October
13 to 16. There are forty-five stalls
already secured for running and
trotters. This will be a big affair,
as; farmers are now putting their
stock in shape and they have a sur
plus of money.
Mr. Ben Rich and MisB Lou
were out riding Sunday afternoon at
Vernon, when the lines were drop
ped and the gentleman jumped out
to get them, his foot catching in the
wheel scaring the horse. The
young lady then jumped out, falling
on her forehead, and' physicians
have dispaired of her recovery.
A special from Rio Grande City
says Garza and nearly 200 revolu
tionists were seen Sunday night
sixty miles south of Carmargo,
pressing for the Rio Grande river
and pursued by Mexican troops.
Another dispatch from Laredo says
that 800 Mexican cavalrymen had
arrived there and would join in the
The Navasota Tablet says: Last
year Mrs. George W. Griffice of
Crawford, Texas, presented her hus
band with triplets. A few days ago
the beat her own record,giying birth
to four boys. All are doing well ex
cept the old man. He had barely
recovered from the shock of last
year, and this second misfortune
must have nearly finished him.
A prize drill has been arranged
for the Bonham fair, and several
companies have entered. Tho en
campment will be in charge of Col.
M. S. Swaiu. Adjt.-Gen. W. H.
Mubrj is expected to review the sol
diers Ex-Governor Ross, Hon. D.
B. Culberson and Hon. J. W. Bai
ley have been iuvited to deliver ad
dresses at the opening of the fair.
The Vernon Texan says: J. W.
Lewis had 125 acres in wheat,
which made him 1500 bushels, and
sixty acres in corn, which will make
him twenty-five bushels to the acre.
W. F. Gill had sixty acres in wheat,
which made liim 1000 bushels; forty
acres in oats, which made a yield of
1200 bushelR, and sixteen acres in
corn, which will make 500 bushels.
The Memphis Journal says the
flour mill at that place is a certainty.
The papers have been signed and
work will be commenced at once.
The mill will have a capacity of 125
barrels of flour and fifty of meal
per day, and will cost S16,000. A
bonus of $2500 has been made up
and tho site donated. The mill will
be in readiness inside of 100 davs.
' At Laredo two Mexicans, wlin
had previously carried stolen sheep
from Duval counlv to sell them,
were arrested on a telegram from
William Hebron, who wired that Iir
had again lost a heard of 190 and to
arrest tne tmeves. utneers went
out and ordered their surrender.
One of them dismounted, Lufia
Garfa, but Damon Capel tried to
draw his Winchester, when the offi
cers fired on him, one ball grazing
his head and one striking his left
arm. They were both miled.
Sulphur river and its tributaries
probably contain more fish than any
other body of water in Texas. It is
literally alive with an inexhaustible
supply of bass, white perch, buffalo,
etc., tne surface of the water present
ing a continuous state of animation.
About halt a mile west of Sulpher
Springs is a slough of considerable
dimensions connecting with Sulphur
river. This slough- was Sunday
discovered to be entirely white with
millions and millions of dead fish of
the fluent description, the wholesale
destructory of which is as vet a mere
conjecture. Along shore where the
water has receded the fish are piled
a foot high and the stench emitted
from that locality Sunday night is
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
A woman writer has recently won
a French Academy prize.
That tired feeling, pains in tho 'bacX and
chest, distress afte eating, headaches and
like affections are overcome and cured "by P.
P. P. P. (Prickly Asb, Poke Root and Po
tassium). Retire when in the mood and arise
when most inclined.
L TV. HESS
Is the place to buy your cart
harness for six dollars.
God never fails to promote the
At all hours day and night at
Santa Fe Saloon.
It is as wicked not to do right as
iv is io uo wrong.
Call on C. W. Hess.
and get your buggy harness at six
Human strength, alone can never
do God's work.
FINE CI G AltS t
Best 5 cent Cigar in tho city at tho
Santa Jje Saloon.
It takes great trials to keep some
m .. ,.
Cottbn Seed Meal and Hulls, in
quantities to suit, at
Beenham On, Mill.
Never look back when God says
Old Puritan Whiskey a genuine
article at Santa Fe Saloon.
No man can please God without
making the deqii mad.
by buying your homemade harness of
C. W. Hess.
Self deception is one 'of the most
deadly of all dangers.
Sugar Chill Cure is a safe and pleasant
remedy for Chills and Fever, perfectly taste
less, sold on a guarantee. JJon't tail to
to it at Dr. Jos. D. Borers.
False worship will kill the soul as
quick as no worship.
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Tin Your Faith.
Pin your faith to Creole Female Tonic and
you will never regrf t it. It is a remedy pe
culiarly prepared for ladies.
A poor man has as much right to
his own as a king.
Chase's Barley Malt Whisky'is'stimulating
and nourishing'to the consumptive, the old
andfifcble. It is absolutely pure. Hold ly
L. F. Grassmuck,Brenham, Texas.
a m m
Every step toward heaven is a test
of courage and love.
One of the Good Things.
There is nothing -'ust as good" as Creole
Female Tonic. Every lady who has given
it a trial will tell you there i3 nothing like it
for woman's peculiar ailments.
When difficulties are overcome
they become blessings.
A sore leg, the flesh a mass of disease, yet
1'. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Boot and Potas
sium) achieved wonderful results, the flesh
was purified and the hone got sound and my
health was established, says Mr. James Mas
ters, of Savannah, Ga.
Stir up the sweet and give small
place to the bitter.
Life 1 Worth Lliniff.
6"reoJe Female Tonic makes the employ
ment of life possible, and makes life worth
the living, weak and sickly women find
new health and strength in its use.
Let melons precede and berries
follow the breakfast.
Flesh a mass of disease, condition hope
less, the svstem an entire wreck, nerves all
unstrung, yet P. P. P. was taken and an en
tiro cure made. Attend to diet and direc
tions of P. P. P. and all blood diseases must
yield slowly but surely.
Remember that seeming idleness
is sometimes gain.
If vou desire to invest in Velasco
or Quintanna property you can do
so with as much satisfaction and
judgment here as if on the ground,
ana save tne expense 01 me trip.
Local Agent for the Syndicate.
. U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 1
In New York City there are two
hundred thousand women in a hun
dred different trades.
The Greatest Strike.
Amon" the great strikes, that of Dr.
Miles in discovering his !New Heart Cure
has proven itself to be 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 of ankles, smothering and
heart dropsy. Dr. Miles' bdok on Heart and
Nervous Diseases, free.'" The unequaled
Now Heart Cure is sold and guaranteed by
Jos. Tristram, agent, also his Eestorative
Nervine for headache, fits," sprees, hot
flashes, nervous chills, opium habit, etc.
Rev. Anna Barton is pastor of the
Free Baptist church at Paw Paw,
A HUSBAND'S MISTAKK.
Husbands too often permit wives, and
parents their children, to suffer from head
ache, dizziness, neuralgia, sleeplessness, fits,
nervousness, when by the use of Dr. Miles'
Eestorative Nervine such serious results
could easily be preven ted. Druggists every
where say it gives universal satisfaction, and
has 'an immense sale. AVoodworth & Co.,
of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Snow & Co., of
Syracuse, N. Y.; J. C. "Welf, Hillsdale,
ilicb.; and hundreds of others say "It is the
greatest seller they ever knew." It contains
no opiates. Trial bottles and fine book od
Nervous Diseases, free at Jos. Tristram's
Wyoming University has appoint
ed a woman to the professorship of
history. ' 4
For Over Fifty Years
Mhs. "v7rs-aL0ws boOTHEra SxKtn? has been
used for over fifty years by millions of
mothers for their children while teething,
with perfect success. It soothes the child,
softens the gams, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea.
It will relieve the poor little sufferer imme
diate?y. Sold by druggists in every pairt of
the world. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Bo
sure and ask tor Mrs. "Winslow's Soothing.
Syrup," and takeno other kind. .
if you feel like doing a good deed,
treat a dozen street children to Ice
cream. That is mission work.
SxxaxxilH, Ga., March 23, 1889.
Messrs. Uppman Bros.
I was suffering with weakness and general
debility, being almost incapacitated from at
tending to my business. 1 was forced to call
on Dr. Wnitehead for treatment He at
once put me on P. P. P. (Prickley Ash, Poke
Boot and Potassium), and after taking two
or three bottles my health improved and, al
though suffering for sometime with general
weakness, debility and catarrh; am now com
paratively .a well man.
With Cornwell & Chipman.
Alway3 sparate fowls that show
any indication of sickness.
Miles' JNerve and liver Pills
Act on a new principle regulating the
liver, stomach and bowel3 through tho
nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles' Pills
speedily cure biliousness, bad taste, torpid
liver, piles, constipation. Unequaled for
men, women, children. Smallest, mildest,
surest! 50 doses, 25 cts. Samples free, at
Jos. Tristram's drue store.
Remember that nine-tenths of the
people are at the seashore for rest.
"Don't Kick If Yoa, are Sick."
Creole Female Tonic makes the weak wo
man strong and sends new blood bounding
through tho veins, imparting new life and
strength to the weakened parts.
It stimulates nature to its work with the
happiest effect. "We commend it to suffer
ing women everywhere as a sovereign reme
dy for their peculiar ailments.
Oats are a good feed to make bone
and muscle, but not for eg produc
The great summer resort in cases of diar
rcea, dysentery, cholera morbus and cholera
is Maguire's Benne Plant, a fifty years' rem
edy in the Mississippi Vallev. The acknowl
edged specific in 1819 to I860. Price, 75c
per bottle ; expressage paid if 3 bottles aro
J. & C. Maquire, St. Louis, Mo.
Faith never wears g long face.
Six or eight nice residences for
rent at Independence, with from
four to 100 acres of land in connec
tion. House and garden from 3 to $8
per month. Good educational ad
vantages, free school and college
convenient. '. C. Clai
The head of the ice trade at Sfc.
Johns, N. B., is a woman.
We havfa both used."Mcther's Friend" and
find it to be one of the best medicines in the
world, and would not be without it in con
finement for any considcratior.
Mrs. Sarah F. Vixckstt,
Mes. Mary A. Luck. ,.
Bock Bun; Ala.