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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER.
J VOLlhME XX VI
BRENHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY, OCTOB.ER 29, 4894.
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Gurry & Simmons,
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Office over Heoer Stone's Bank.
9000 acres on G. C.
& S. F. R. R. in Cole
man and Runnels coun
,ties, all under fence 350
Lin cultivation, balance
'in pasture, good water.
ce $4 per acre, easy
8000 acres two miles
rom Ballirlger, all up-
fcr fence, $6 per acre.
)40 acres in Run-
county $3 per acre
t0 acres in Run-
bounty $6 per acre.
acres 7 miles
)f Ballinger, S3
acres 5 miles
acres 12 miles
tions in Run-
Hots to suit.
teres in the
Be Sure to Get Genuine
As soon as say enterprising and
responsible Arm diCOers a new
article that Is a good thing, so Boon
do base Imitations arise. This Is
especially true of Cottolene.
We make no secret about the in
gredient In Cottolkne. There Is
no hidden or mj sterous process in
its preparation or manufacture.
Ever thing about Cottolene Is
open and above board, eo you know
Just what j on buy.
Is a simple mixture of choice se
lected cotton oil and beef suet.
But bewareof imitations. None Is
genuine without our Trade Mark.
Our Trade Mark is registered In
the Patent Office to protect us and
our customers against counterfeit-
1Dou will readily detectlmitatlOM
of Cottolene by their bad quality
when jou come to use them, but
thatwouldbeafteryo have bought
and spent your money.
Protect yourself from Imposition
before' vou buy by examining our
Trade Mark and seeing that the
label is on the package.
Wo use only the most delicate
fine flavored, carefully refined and
clarified oil, crushed from sound,
selected, freshseed. We have staked
our reputation npon the purity and
sure to get t he genuine Cottoiene.
Made only by
N.K. FAIRBANK & CO.,
St. Louis, Mo.
f is Guaranteed
ht, Jtbialuttly Water
7KkHlMj.lt on every Co1
WatCh Out! Collar,
so m Send la
A J. TOWER. MFR. BOSTON. MASS CjUchh.
Alexander i3 asking for water
works. The peanut crop of East Texas
is extra fine.
Lubbock county needs one or
two artesian wells.
There is talk of a cotton fac
tory started in Paris.
The Decatur high school is said
to be progressing finely.
The water supply of Brazos
county is running short.
Farmers in "Wise county are
wanting rain to sow wheat.
Miss Mamie Smith, of Jewett,
was bumed to death recently.
The watermelon crop of La
Salle county is still being marketed.
In Castro county the farmers
are still plowing and sowing wheat.
Galveston has worked up con
siderable interest in the World's
The corn average in farms
about Luling is forty bushels to the
E. Weaver and son were badly
hurt in a runaway at Rogers re
cently. Sid Simms' gin near Jewett
with 25 bales of cotton was burned
The citizens of Dimmit are anx-
iouB to have a bank with 100,000
Frazier Bros, gin at Eagle
Lake, with 27 bales of cotton,
A revival meeting is now going
on at Colorado. Sixty conversions
have been reported.
The pecan crop of Wichita coun
ty is estimated to be the largest ever
known in thct part of the state.
Foard county farmers are busy
sowing wheat and the acreage is be
ing largely increased at this sowing.
Cattle on the range in the eas
tern part of Stephens county are
said to be faring badiy.
The citizens of Alexander are
anxious for a daily mail between that
place and Stepbensville.
Collin county is threatened with
a water famine, should the rain be
withheld ten days longer.
Corn is selling in Luling at 50
cents a bushel, and there is a good
crop throughout the county.
In digging a well recently in
Hondo, a strong flow of water was
struck at the depth of nineteen feet.
The farmers in Kaufman county
say they could give active employ
ment to five or six hundred cotton
The Cotton Belt railway office
at Corsicana, was entered by bur
glars a few nightB ago and about
Lavaca river at Edna is to be
spanned by a 4,000 iron Dindgo
which will be put up by the King
The gin of Ernest Mattingly
burned near Giddings recently with
90 bales of cotton. Loss $7,000.
A man by the name of Mat
thews was arrested at Queen City
for stealing a horse at Texarkana
TLe Texas synod of the Presby
terian church at the late session
voted to make the girls1 seminary at
Gainesville a synodical school.
The contract for the lumber to
build a cotton seed oil mill at Tem
ple has been lot, and a purchaser of
machinery is now in NewYork.
Nearly all the farmers in How
ard county are reported to be sow
ing wheat, and the prospect for
small grain is said to be excellent.
A negro woman at Seguin gave
birth to a child last Friday. She
and the child died, suspicion was
aroused and the bodies were autop
sied and it was found that they had
been poisoned with rough on rats.
"Texas is said to have the larg
est variety of woods of any of the
States; the list being given at about
200 species. It is also said to have
much more walnut than is generally
known." The above is correct, and
the principal portion of this timber
is in the Eastern part of the State.
Texas stacks up fairly well on
her tax rolls. A recaptulation in the
comptroller's offico establishes the
fact that her citizens return 7.10,000,
000. A Texan who renders his
property at half value is too honest
to hold an office, preach, practice
medicine or law, or edit a news
paper. Two billion of money is a
low estimate on the value of possessions.
The quiet and peaceful town of
Channing waB Sunday disturbed by
two noted desperadoes, Tom and
Joe Graham, who tried to take
charge of the city. They resisted
arrest, but were finally captured, al
though not before they had shot se
riously the sheriff of Hartly county
These desperadoes created zrreat ex.
cit6ment in Channing by shooting I
at every house they saw, breaking
glass and doing considerable dain
ange. They were both wounded.
Near Paris Saturday William
Wilson, while attending to some ma
chinery at a gin, had his pants were
drawn under a belt while the gin
was running at a high rate of speed,
and his leg was drawn against a
shaft, twisted around it, the bone
crushed and the flesh stripped off
from ankle to knee. Amputation
Some excitement prevailed in
the city of Belton Friday, when it
became known that several young
ladies had been suspended or ex
pelled from the Baylor female col
lege and sent home. It is alleged
that they had been receiving notes
from the boys, which is contrary to
the rules of the institution.
The railroad of the Tyler car
and lumber company, which runs
from the Houston .East and West
Texas railroad to the Tyler South
eastern at Durst, is nearing comple
tion, and will be quite an improve
ment to the conn try. They furnish
work for lota of men and put a great
deal of money into circulation.
Martin Mooney, an employee of
the Fort Worth and Bio Grande
railway, was found hanging to a
limb near Fort Worth Sunday morn
ing, but there was no evidence to
show that he hung himself, and it is
believed that he was drugged,
robbed and then carried out and
hung up to hide the murder.
An attempt to wreck thj east
bound Santa Fe train near Coleman
the other day, was prevented by
Will Futch, who removed from the
track two large timbers and quanti
ty of iron bais. The train would
have been thrown from the track
The breeding of thoroughbred
horses is to be put to a practical
test in Southwest Texas by Jno. P.
Morris, the Louisiana millionaire,
and principle stockholder in. the lot
tery, and has' sent eight fine stal
lions to San Antonio, one valued at
Friday evening the residence of
Rev. Mr. Racking, at Sulphur
Springs,- was ransacked and fired
while the family was in the field
picking cotton, the thieves securing
S100. The house was saved by
In a difficulty at a saloon in
Fagle Pass on Sunday a man named
Higginbotham, shot through the
breast a man by tne name of It. i.
Elliot, who interferred in a fight he
was having with a third man.
A runaway horse at Bryan a
few days ago, threw Mrs. Thos.
Batto out of the buggy together
with two children, receiving injuries
from which she will not recover.
Hale county boasts of fine vege
tables. A pumpkin weighing fifty-
eight pounds and a seven and-a-half-
pound sweet potato are samples of
what can be raised.
Near Franklin Sunday Tom
Gray and Bill Green fought, Gray
cutting Green's throat from the ef
fects of which he died in fifteen
Ten families of immigrants
from the old states arrived at Sher
man Sunday night and left next day
for White Mound, where they will
The Baptist brethern at San
Marcos intend building a S1200 par
sonage; a considerable amount of
the requisite sum has been subscrib
ed. During the circus at Palestine
thieves entered the residence of Mr.
Bunette Ezell and stole jewelry and
other articles to the value of SI, 000.
An experimental artesian well
is soon to be bored in Albany, in
order to ascertain the depth required
to obtain flowing wells.
A wild turkey that weighed fif
teen pounds after it was dressed,
was killed last Saturday within two
miles of Kaufman.
About Commerce there hns
been some wheat sown, but want of
rain is keeping many of the farmers
A poultrv raiser in Gatesville
has sent for an incubator that will
have a hatching capacity for GOO
Rosalio Castillo, who bintally
outraged a girl at El Paso last Sep
tember has just been sentenced to
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
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The school buildings at Taylor
are new and commodious, and the
by buying your homemade harness of
C. W. Hess.
Gov. Hubbard spoke at the
Dallas Fair Monday, telling of the
success achieved by the Texas ex
hibit cars during his northern trip.
Best 5 cent Cigar in the city at the
Santa Fe Saloon.
Conductor Jewell of the Sabine
and East Texas got his leg caught
between the engine and tons; near
Colmesneil Monday and had it mash
ed into a jelly.
Western Dairy and Fancy Cream
ery Butter, Full Cream Cheese,
Damsch and Holland Herring,
Pickles, and all other perishable
goods. H. FISH-EK.
Henry Clews, of New York, has a
0. W. HESS
Ib the place to buy your cart
harness for six dollars.
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Henry M. Stanley says: "A man's
wife is too sacred for the world to
know and discuss.
Old Puritan Whiskey a genuine
article at Santa Fe Saloon.
Rufus Hatch raised and sold gar
Cotton Seed Meal and Hulls, in
quantities to suit, at
BsEkHAii On, Mhj
Boswell P. Ffewe'r was a clerk in
a corner grocery.
Call on C. W. Hess,
and get your buggy harness at six
Connecticut last year took out
more patents in proportion to
population than any other state of
For Over .fifty Years
Mas. "Wixslows booTHiKO Sthup has been
used for over fifty jears by s millions of
mowers ior meir cnuoren wuuu teeuuug,
with perfect success. It soothes tho child,
softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea.
It will relieve the poor little suffeter imme
diate??. Sold by druggists in every parrt of
tne worlu. 1 wenty-nve cents a ooiue. tse
sure and ask tor Mrs. "Winslow'a Soothmg
Syrup," snd take no other bind.
Henry E. Abbey began as a
corner player in a theater at Akron,
Corn, Oats, Hys, Bran,
Hay, Bust Proot Texas Seed Oats,
Seed Barley. All frosh goods.
Senator Matthew Stanley Quay
earned his first money sawing wood.
Liprs! Liquor ! Lienors
Just received two car loads li
quors, consisting of Brandies, Gins,
Blackbery Brandy, French Cog
nac Whiskey all grades in bar
rels, halt barrels and 10 and 5 gal
lon kegs. F. Kbentzlin,
Wholesale Liquor Dealer.
Meissonier was to have painted
one of the frescoes on the Panuheon,
but he died before he finished his
sketch. Detaille, Cagin or Constant
will take his place.
Liquors I Liquors! Liquors!
Just received one car load liquors,
consisting ot Alcohol, brandy, gin,
blaokberry brandy, whiskey all
trades in barrels, halt barrels
and in t and 10 gallon kegs.
Wholesale Ijianor Dealer.
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The bestowal of the freedom of
New-castle-upon-Tyne upon Mr.
Gladstone makes the eighth time the
privilege has been exercised during
the present century.
I llaefas You Know.
been selling BradCeld's Fcnale Regulator
for years, and have n st adily increasing de
mand for it; it gives tho very best satisfac
tion. I frequently sell it to p"liy5icians, who
uiu a in iiit'ir practice wim me most faiia
factory results. R. Thomas, M. D.,
TJ. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
To have some flowers about tho
house is in easy matter.
Chase's Barley Halt Whisky is'stimulatins
and nourishing to tho consumptive, the old
and feeble. It is absolutely pure- Sold by1"
L. F. Grassmuck, Brenham, Texas.
In a tidy garden, clerring up succe
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One of the Good Thine.
Female Tonic. Every lady who ha3 'given
it ft. trill rvill foil rnn Viato la nntTiinfr lit a it
for woman's peculiar hilments.
Tuberose bulbs are very sensitive
Pin Your Tatth.
Pin your faith to Creole Female Tonic and
you will never regret it. It is a remedy pe
culiarly prepared for ladies.
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The weed seeds, insect-infested
brush in short all rubbish should
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Greole 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.
When handling fruit remember
this: A bruise is the sure starting
point of decay.
Sugar Chill Core Is a sale ana pleasant
remedy for Chills and Fever, perfectly taste
less. Sold on a guarantee. Don't foil to
try it at Dr. Jos. D. Borers.
Senator Arthur P. Gorman was
once a page in the United States
Do not wait until you are attacked with.
Cholera Morbus, Diarrhoea, Summer Com
plaint, or any relaxed condition of the.
.bowels, but have Maguire's Bcnno Plant
' constantly on hand to meet tho emergency.
Price 75 cents per bottle. Expressage paid
if 3 bottles are ordered. J. & C. Jiaguire,
' St. Louis, Ho.
Senator Proctor's first step jnte
lofficiallife was as a' village selectman.'"
A nCSBAKD'8 3IIST.1KE.
Husbands too often permit wives, and
parents their children, to suffer from head
ache, dizziness, neuralgia, sleeplessness, fits,
nervousness, when by the use ot Dr. Miles'
Restorative Nervine sucll 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, 3. T.; J. C. Welf, Hillsdale,
Mich.; and hundreds of others say "It is the
greatest seller they ever knew." It contains
no opiates. Trial bottles and fine book on
Nervous Diseases, free at Jos. Tristram's
Tho oil mill at Bonham which
has been suspended on account of
water has leased the Texas and Pa
cific artesian well which flows 50,000
gallons per day, and started up
Maes' Aerve and. .Liver Pills
Act on a new pnncipie regulating the
liver, stomach and bowels through the
nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles' Pills
speedily cure biliousness, bad taste, torpid
liver, piles, constipation. Unequaled for
men, women, children. Smallest, mildest,
surest! 60 doses, 25 cts. Samples free, at
Jos. Tristram's drue store.
Associate Justice Stephen J.
Field, who has been in poor health
for some time, has so far recovered
that he expecte, to return to the
bench this 'month.
"Don't KlcK If Ton are Sick."
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.
Carl Schurz has resigned his place
as American director of the Ham
burg-American Packet Company, to
take effect on the 1st of January
Ex-Queen Isabel of Spain is taking
beauty baths at Scbiuzanch, where
antiques are renovated and time
worm flesh tints are restored.
Tho Greatest Strike.
Among the great strikes, that of Dt.
Miles in discovering his New Heart Cure
has proven itself toTe one of tho 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 spell3, 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 ty
Jos. Tristram, agent, also his Restorative
Nervine for headache, fits, sprees, hot
flashes, nervous chills, opium habit, etc
Michigan raises twice as many
Leaches as Delaware, and Illinois
produces much more whisky than