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BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER.
VOLUME XXVI. BRENHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 22, 4894. NO. 42 I J. P. SHQION Gurry & Simmons, leal Estate tats, Brenham, Texas, 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 terms. '8000 acres two miles from Ballinger, all up- t 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 per. acre. 320 acres 5 miles west of Ballinger, $2.50 )er acre. 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. p. cukrv; I BELLEVUE HOSPITAL MEDICAL COLLEGE, NEW YORK. " 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 Lancet Clinic. Ask your grocer for COTTOLENE TO COOK WITH. UKhs. ACTUREt) ONLY BY N. K. FA1RBANK &. CO. ST. LOUIS, MO. OhLanged Hands. 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. CHRISTIAN WIELKENS. ATTENTION. FARMERS! 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. STATE NEWS. The county jail at San Marcos is empty. 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 Sunday. 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 day. The government rain-makers near San Diego, were successful in then experiments Sundav. a hard rain falling. Intelligent Texas farmers say that wheat can be sowed as late as the 1st of December and give a heavy yield. 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 settled. 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, 81,400. 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 appeals. 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 ering it. 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 buildings. 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 San Francisco. 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 late crop. 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 is fecutor. 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 are expected. 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 much suffering. Highest of all in Leavening Power. &msm When some men pay their preacher they feel as though they wers paying a gas bill. SaTe Money by buying your homemade harness of C. W. Hess. The poach was originally a very poisonous fruit, but by cultivation the poison has disappeared. FINE CIGARS! Best 5 cent Cigar in tho city at the Santa Fe Saloon. The Southern Interstate Ex position has been opened at Raleigh, N. C. ON ICE! 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 country. 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 Court judges. Old Puritan Whiskey a genuine article at Santa Fe Saloon. Japan had on January 1 40,215 physicians, nineteen of whom are graduated abroad. FOR SALE, 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 dollars. o fc 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. H. Fishes, 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 county. - 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 to sow. Corn. Oats, Rye, 23ran, Hay, Rust Proot Texas Seed Oats, Seed Barley. All fresh goods. H. Fisher. ,W' U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889. Powder 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. m 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. m "Though timo are hard, my busi ness seems to bo picking up' said the chicken as she swallowed a pebble. i 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 abroad. 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 strike. 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 Drug Store. w At a recent Cawkar City, Kan., election thirteen more women than men voted. 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 worth 1,000,000. 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. m 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 own music. rin Youx-Faith. Pin your faith to CreoleFemaleTonie and you will never regret it. It is a remedy pe culiarly prepared for ladies. m m "Octave Thanet," writer, is Eaid to be Alice French, of Iowa. Bii 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. study 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. . &.,