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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER.
BRENHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 22, 4894.
J. P. SHQION
Gurry & Simmons,
leal Estate tats,
Offico over Heber Stone's Bank.
9000 acres on G. C.
& S. F. R. R. in Cole
man and Runnels count
ries, all under fence 350
in cultivation, balance
in pasture, good water.
.Price $4 er acre, easy
'8000 acres two miles
from Ballinger, all up-
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, $2.50
1,280 acres 12 miles
lortheast of Ballinger,
53 per acre.
80 sections in. Run-
ids, Concho, Coleman
md Coryell counties;
rill sell in lots to suit.
64,000 acres in the
mnties of Schleicher
rid Sutton counties,
..25 per acre.
" I have tested Cottolene in my
chemical laboratory and have tested
articles cooled in it on my table.
The analytical report, as 'Well as re
peated kitchen experiments, show it
to be soperior to lard. Cottolene is
composed of materials which we
now recognized the world over as
vholesome articles of diet. As a
substitute for lard, Cottolene pos
sesses all the desirable qualities
without havingthe objectionable feat
ures inherent in all products ob
tained from swine."
R.Ocdeh Dorkius, M.D..L.L.D.
Prof. Chemistry, Toxicology
and Medical Jurisprudence.
Testimonials from all the
leading Medical and Sci
entific Editors and other
writers who have tried
Cottolene. We mention the
Medical Classics, of New
York, and the Cincinnati
Ask your grocer for
TO COOK WITH.
UKhs. ACTUREt) ONLY BY
N. K. FA1RBANK &. CO.
ST. LOUIS, MO.
The undersigned havin? bought the interest
of Schulze & Atnsler in the old Gieseclce Bak
ery, will hereafter conduct the business in his
own name, and solicits the patronage of the
people of Brenham and surrounding country.
Will keep on hand at all times a fall supply 01
fresh Groceries, Bread, Pies, Cakes, Candies,
Tobacco and Cigars. Give me a trial.
I now betr to inform the farmers of this
vicinity that I have leased the Brenham Oil
2UU uins ana will run same in connection
with my former plant and am now ready to
do all ginning promptly, supplying Bagging
and Tie3. will buy tho seed or gin for
same. My price for ginning will meet all
competition. Your patronage is solicited.
Call and see. L. ZEISS.
The county jail at San Marcos
A pump factory is to be estab
lished at Vliarton.
H. "W Parkinan has built a
steam cotton gin at San Diego.
The San Diego Sun has sus
pended for the want of patronage.
Work on the Galveston jetties
is experiencing unlooked for delay
W. F. Move, of Bremond, sui
cided by an overdose of inbrphine
Farmers about Quanah are too
busy plowing and sowing wheat to
come to town.
There has been light frosts in
Cooke county, but tender vegetation
is as yet uninjured.
The Vancp Mansion, the favorite
travelers' resort in Tavlor. was
burned Saturday night.
The total rainfall in Hays coun
ty for the past five months is nine
and three-fourths inches.
The new federal building at
Brownsville will soon be completed
and ready for occupancy.
Three fine jacks en route to the
Dallas fair were burned on the
Frisco, north of Ft. Smith Thurs
The government rain-makers
near San Diego, were successful in
then experiments Sundav. a hard
Intelligent Texas farmers say
that wheat can be sowed as late as
the 1st of December and give a
One of the Bowie county jail
escapes was captured near Texarkana
in a corn pen with the door fastened
on the inside.
Chas. M. Bostick, an employe of
the Santa Fe railroad, broke his leg
in stepping from a box car at Sealy
Saturday night. .
Davis & JJro's. gin near Ravena,
Fannin county, together with 125
bales of cotton burned. Loss on
gin SGOOO. No insurance.
Young Decker, of Luling, who
a week ago was blown up by a keg"
of powder, into which he dropped a
fire cracker, died Wednesday.
Richard Plumley, an old gentle
man living alone near Gardentown,
was found Sunday sitting ,in a chair
dead. He was 79 yesrs of age.
Among the vegetable marvels
of Somervell county are a beet
weighing thirteen and a half pounds
and a sweet potato of six pounds.
The gap between Cameron and
Waco of the Aransas Pass railroad
will be completed in a week now
that the judicial embroglio has been
Arthur Thompson, who a year
ago killed Alex Miller, colored, at
Luling, Caldwell county, lias been
sentenced to four yeais in the peni
tentiary. Til Ttinrr VUTTlf TT Tfiinc flnwni, fl,n
past week have enabled the farmers ,
to put in a large wheat crop. The
wheat acreage will be greater than '
any previous year.
Five hundred dollars conscience
money was returned to the First
National bank of Houston Thursday.
It was paid out by mistake eight
years ago by teller 3. Webb
Henry Boyd, (he engineer on
the San Angelo branch of the Santa
Fe, was seriously hurt by some one
throwing a stone and breaking some
of his ribs.
The gin at Guion, a small coun
try town near Abilene, belonging to
J. T. Philips, was on Sunday totally
destroyed by fire with all its con
tents. Loss, $2,500 ;""insurance,
A petition signed by the'attor
neys of Abilene has been' sent to
Gov. Hogg asking for the appoint
ment of Judge Connor to one of the
judgeships of the new civil court of
The largest cotton crop ever
raised in Cooke county is not more
than -half gathered. The crop has
exceeded all expectations, and the
farmers were never so busy in gath
A proposition has been made to
establish a soap factory in Galveston,
with a capacity of 150,000 boxes per
year, conditional on the furnishing
of two acres of land as a site for the
A brakeman by the name of Leo
Belknap, and who has relatives in
Dallas, was killed on the N. O. P.
division at liobelino last Wednesday
night at 7:45. His foot slipped as
he was getting on the train.
Deputy marshals down on the
Bio Grande continue to catch China
men who cross the river, smuggling
themselves over the lino. Fifteen
havo been .arrested during tho past
week and will be sent to China via
Cotton worms are reported bad
in the northeastern part of Hill
county, between File's Valley and
Irene. Most of the crops had been
gathered, but in some places it is
said they havo totally destroyed the
The gin house of J. M. Ward
at Breckenridge, Texas, twenty-six
miles north of Bangor, caught fire
from a hot box Saturday night and
was totally destroyed, with about
100,000 pounds of seed cotton. No
insurance ; loss, $8,000.
By resolution adopted by the
City Council of Dallas Saturday
night, Mr. Mahoney, superintendent
of the water works, is ordered to ap
pear before the Council next Tues
day night and show cause why he
should not be impeached. The
Council also adopted the report of
the expert engineer, which gave
plans and specifications for protect
ing the now useless waterworks res
ervoir at a cost of $12,600.
Another conflict has arisen be
tween the United States officials and
the El Paso county offlcors. Writs
of habeas corpus were sworn out by
lawyers and recognized by County
Judge Blocker to prevent two China
men in custody of a United States
marshal from being reshipped to
China. Saturday morning the coun
ty judge, the sheriff and the two
lawyers were arrested by order of
the federal court.
James Hayden was a young
farmer in the upper part of Atascosa
county, thirty miles from ban An
tonio. He was twenty-five years.old,
six fee.t high, had yellow hair, blue
eyes, white teeth and good diges
tion. He owned dOO acres under
cultivation and 500 acres of wood
land, had S3000 in the bank and did
not owe a dollar. He courted Ruth
Smith, aged eighteen years, daughter
of a neighbor. They were to have
been married a month ago. He came
to town and was measured lor his
wedding suit. The girl fell in love
with a traveler who sold wind-mills,
pumps and barbed wire. She re
fused to keep her engagement. Hay
den blew out his brains Thursday.
The pyovisions of the will of the
late John Twohig, of San Antonio,
are very surprising and sensational
in their nature on account of the
comparatively insignificant bequests
to bis relatives, considering that his
wealth is estimated at $3,000,000.
He leaves nearly 'the whole bulk of
this fortune to Bishop Nerez or his
successor, to be held in trust in pro
moting the interest of the Catholic
church, of which the deceased was a
devout member for many years.
Miss Kate Twohig, his sister, is to
receive $2,500 per annum for the
first two years, and $2,000 per an
num for the lemainder oi her life.
His brother and nephew in Ireland
are each willed $50 per annum, pay
able semi-annually, and to a sister in
Boston he gives 250 per year. No
gratuity is left to the bank clerks or
anyone in his employ. W. S. Smith
A liely scene was enacted on
street in Houston Saturday, just
after the matinee let out. The opera
house there has a rigid rule that
prostitutes or women suspected of
being loose in their character can
not enter the lower floor at any time.
Miss Lucy Hoffman Saturday bought
a ticket for tho ground floor with a
reserved seat coupon. On entering
the door John Gammon, the head
usuor, informed her that she could
not sit down stairs, but could go up
to the family circle. Mrs. Hoffman,
the girl's mother, becoming enraged
at this act on the part of Gammon,
procured a cowhide and went hunt
ing for Gammon. She found him on
the corner of Main and Preston
streets, where there was a big crowd,
and proceeded to lay on the lash.
Fuither sensational developments
In the Davis gin, which burned
near Bonham last Monday at noon,
fifty bales of cotton were totally des
troyed by fire and seventy-five or a
hundred were so badly burned that
they will scarcely bring anythingin
the market. The gin was not in
sured, and caught fire from the fric
tion of the gin saw. Tho flames
Bashed over the whole room in a
second's time. It would perhaps
have been saved, but the dirt-dob-bers
had stopped up the steam-pipe
leading to the lint-room and prevent
ed the steam from reaching the
room. One farmer lost seventeen
bales of cotton which he had been
saving to pay off a mortgage on his
farm, and which fell duo Tuesday.
Ho expected to take the cotton to
Bonham the next day and lift it, but
he lost all, and perhaps his farm will
be sold. The burning of this gin
was a great calamity to the whole
community for six or seven miles
aiound, and will be the cause of
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
When some men pay their
preacher they feel as though they
wers paying a gas bill.
by buying your homemade harness of
C. W. Hess.
The poach was originally a very
poisonous fruit, but by cultivation
the poison has disappeared.
Best 5 cent Cigar in tho city at the
Santa Fe Saloon.
The Southern Interstate Ex
position has been opened at
Raleigh, N. C.
Western Dairy and Fancy Cream
ery Butler, Full Cream Cheese,
Danisch and Holland Herring,
Pickles, and all other perishable
goods. H. FISHER.
Army officers at Spokane, Wash,
attribute little importance to tho
Indian scare in thePend D'Orcille
C T?. HEifc
Is the place to buy your cart
harness for six dollars.
The Republican county con
vention of Chicago has indorsed
the non-partisan ticket for Superior
Old Puritan Whiskey a genuine
article at Santa Fe Saloon.
Japan had on January 1 40,215
physicians, nineteen of whom are
Cotton Seed Meal and Hulls, in
quantities to suit, at
Bbenhaji Oil Mill.
"I "have always wished," solilo
quized the coroner, positively,
1 could have heid this offiee imme
diately after tho flood.
Call on C. W. Hess. v
and get your buggy harness at six
Philadelphia' is not so slow
after all. A sixteen-year-old boy
was recontly married to a woman
aged twenty-five years.
For Over Fifty years
Mm. "Wdiblows boonrmo Sxaur has been
used for over fifty years by millions of
mothers for their children while teething,
with perfect success. It soothes the child,
softens thegums,'allays all pain, cores wind
colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea.
It will relieve the poor little sufferer imme
diatefy. Sold by druggists in every parrt of
the world. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be
sure and ask for Mrs. "WinsloVs Soothing
Syrup," and take no other kind.
Rev. Lydia Sexton, of New Jersey,.!
is mnety.two years old. bbe has
been a preacher forty-nine years,
and was chaplain of the Kansas
State prison two years.
Liquors! Liquors I Liquors!
Just received one car load liquors,
consisting of Alcohol, brandy, gin,
blackberry brandy, whiskey all
grades in barrels, halt barrels
and in 6 and 10 gallon kegs.
Wholesale Liqnor Dealer.
Kendall county is proud of her
prosperity, where has been harvest
ed a hne crop 01 oats, a good crop
of corn, and a fairly good crop of
cotton. It is said that there are
only two mortgages in the entire
- 1 , - M .--
liprs! Lpnl lipors
Just received two car loads li
quors, consisting of Brandies, Gins,
Blackbery Brandy, French Cog
nac WhisKey all grades ib car
rels, hall barrels and 10 and 5 gal
lon kegs. F. Kbentzlih,
Wholesale Liquor Dealer.
1 m -
The report from Castro county
is that the early sowing of wheat is
up and looking very fine. Also that
a number of farmers have sowed
more or less wheat since the recent
rains, and others are getting ready
Corn. Oats, Rye, 23ran,
Hay, Rust Proot Texas Seed Oats,
Seed Barley. All fresh goods.
U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
Tho qnality-of meroy may not
be strainod, bat it strains the
average man fearfully to, demon
strate the fact.
"Don't Kick if You are SJck-
Creole Female Tonic makes the weak wo
man strong and sends new blood bounding
through the 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-
Tho Vatican contains 208 stair
cases and 1000 different rooms.
The Greatest Strike.
Amonw the great strikes, that of Dr.
Miles in discovering his New Heart Cure
lias 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' book on Heart and
Nervous Diseases, free. The unequaled
New Heart Cure is sold and guaranteed by
Jos. Tristram, agent, also his Restorative
Nervino for headache, fits, sprees, hot
flashes, nervous chills, opium habit, "etc.
"Though timo are hard, my busi
ness seems to bo picking up' said
the chicken as she swallowed a
I Havp, as You Knotr,
been selling Bradfield's Female! Kegolator
for years, and havo a steadily increasing -demand
for it; it gives tho very best satisfac
tion. I frequently sell it to physicians, who
use it in their practice with the most satis
factory results. R. Thomas, M. D.,
, VALDOSTA, tiA.
Of tho 6,500,000 bushels of
wheat shipped out of Duluth in six
weeks, 4,090,000 bushels have gone
Do not wait until you are attacked with.
Cholera Morbus, Diarrhea, Summer Com
plaint, or any relaxed condition of tho
bowels, but have' Maguire's Benno Plant
constantly on hand to meet the emergency.
Price 5 cents per bottle. Expressage p'sid
if 3 bottles are ordered. J. & Q. Maguire,
SUXouis, Mo. "
London omnibus drivers gained
90,000 a year by ivinning their
A HUSBAND'S MISTAKU.
Husbands too often permit wives, and
parents their children, to suffer from head
ache, dizziness, neuralgia, sleeplessness, fits,
nervousness, when by the use of Df. 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. X; J. C. Welf, Hillsdale,
Mich.; and hundreds of others say "Itis the
greatest seller they ever knew." It sontains
no opiates. Trial bottles and fine book on
Nervous Diseases, free at Jos. Tristram's
At a recent Cawkar City, Kan.,
election thirteen more women than
Miles' .Nerve and Iiiver Pills
Act on a new nnnciDie resrulatine thfti
liver, stomach and bowels through the-
nerve. A new discovery. Dr. Miles' Fills
speedily cure biliousness, bad tarte, torpid
liver, piles, constipation. "Unequaled, foe
men, women, children. Smallest, mildest.
surest! 50 doses. 25 cts. Samples free, at'
Jos. Tristram's drue store.
A Dnhuque, la., family has faU
len heir to an estate in New Jersey
and nourishing to the consumptive, the old
and feeble. It is absolutely pure. Sold, by
L. F. Grassmuck, Brenham, Texas.
Senator Pfeffer denies that he
told eastern audiences that Kan
sas was mortgage-riddon.
One of the Good Tilings.
There is nothing -'just as good" as Creole
Female Tonic .Every lady who has given
it a trial will tell you there is nothing lite it
for woman's peculiar aflmenis.
No fiddler ever gets tired of has
Pin your faith to CreoleFemaleTonie and
you will never regret it. It is a remedy pe
culiarly prepared for ladies.
"Octave Thanet," writer, is Eaid to
be Alice French, of Iowa.
Lire Is Worth IJtiiis.
Greole Female Tonic makes the employ
ment of life possible, and makes life worth,
the living, weak and sickly women find
jxevt health and strength in its use.
Four hundred women are
ing at Swiss univerities.
Sugar Chill Cure Is a sate and pleasant
remedy for Chills and Fever, perfectly taste
less. Sold on a guarantee. Don't fail to
try it at Dr. Jos. D. Rogers.