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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 19 August 1886

Carieton & Nash DXaiXaJ IN PURE DRUGS ASD MEDICINES. A comnloto 1'hI f I'-it-nt Medicines Pice I'crfiiracTia miJ TwM Articles cun ctunllyun luuiil. Tho mpiiunJini of l'UYSICIAN'b rUESClUmuNb n f ix-ciaHj. Corner Jrorl7i aiul Main St. ItronIi.ini - - Texas. UMBER! On lund n full stock of Uolif-li and Dressed. DOORS, SASH, ETC. Calfiwcll f apsAll Sizes. Cypress Cisterns. Impveil Bncteye Mowers. llarlic-l Wire. Houston Uriel, Lime, Cement and JL'iro lirlck. P. "W. "WOOD. Near Compress. HUNT & CO., (Successors to J. A. Willuns), Planters'" Jireprool Warehouse, General Coanussion BIS, Dealers m GRAIN, BRAN, HAY and Farm Seeds, COAL, LIME, CEMENT, FIREBRICK. JF.LAJES and TILES. Cotton and other consignments solicited. Casli mud for corn, nioes ana an ia' try prrlucc feS" Free city dclnrcry. ncdion "I March 13, 1SS5. Telephone con J. TRISTRAM, DEALER IK DBTJaS, Modlciaos, aM TOILET ARTICLES, (Soclh side of public square,) IlUKNir M TEXAS' A lull mpply of all tho populs- pilu Toilet...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 19 August 1886

The Weekly Banner, BY RANKIN ' EVIN. Thursday, August 19, 1886. Ben Butler is 68 years old and intends to run for congress in a district in Massachusetts which is in tbo Republican stronghold of ' tho state. Butler has during his ovontiul lifo, been on every sido of tho political fenco. Pmsident Cleveland accompan ied by Mrs. Cleveland and her mother, left Washington on Hon day for a month's vacation in tho Adirondacks in northern New York. Ho rofnscd to allow any roportors to accompany him and desires to bo loft ontirely alone. Ho goes off to have- a rest and no mail will bo forwarded to him dur ing his absence Col. Shepard on being inter viewed by tho Dallas News had but liltlo to say in regard to the defeat of Clint for atlornoy goner al. Col. Daniel, of Dallas, a mem- her of tho convention, informed tho Nows that hoattributcd Clint's defeat to tho fact that tho delegates considered his connection with tho Knights of Labor and Farmers al lianco as undemocratic and to be condemned...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 19 August 1886

City and County. ANNOUNCKMENTS. FOK1IIE LEGISLVT0RE. W. L. Williwis. of Independence. hcieby announced n n candidate fur Uopro sentitnein the li wlnttire. from Aahnio ton count , tubjecl to llits endorsement of 1110 jlll7A UK cunvcnuim, u unc uv in-iu. Election fbtTucdiy 111 rocmlcr. RIB COUNTY JUDGE. I hen by submit mi name to the voters of XV aslilliglull cvuiuy 1 as a cnnuKinin lor cxmn- lyjud'c. i,epccuunj, J E.UU.Y. 1'OK DlbTUlCT ATTORNEY. Sam O Raomjalk. .if Caldwell, is hereby announced as a candidate for Dilnct Attor ney lor tho 2Ut judicial dktnct, composed of tho counties of Washington. Lo and Burleson; election on first Tucsdaj In No vember next. C. C. LocktTT is herein announced as a candidate for tlio office of Dietnct Attorney forlhoTucnl first Judicial District, com posed of tho counties of Washington, Burle son and Lee; election first Tuesdaj Ji No vember, WnEN wilUvohavoolcctric light? The watermelon season is about over. The court house oujrht to bo kneed in. The B...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 19 August 1886

Farm and Home. cr-owmo late potatoes. Tbo soil best suited to tho pro duction ofa largo yield of potatoes is a rich loam a heavy day soil being very unsuitable. Norislhcro any uso in attempting to grow a largo yield on tho land that is not in fair condition as to fortuity. If not already rich it should bo made so by tho liberal application of manure. No fresh, stimulating manures, however, should bo used, or tbo crop will run to too much vino. Tho mineral ingredients of tho potatoes aro also very important, and when lacking in tho soil muni bo supplied from somo other quar ter. Tho ash ot tho potato bas been found bv repeated analyses to bo composed of about throo-fifths of poiasn, onc-imu puuspuuruo uuiu and tho other fifth of soda, mag nesia, limo, sulphuric acid and chlorine So that an aero of pota toes yiolding, say, 160 bushols (about 10,000 pounds,) tako from tho soil about 24 pounds of potash and 4 pounds of phosphoric acid, showing plainly tho value of pot ash and suporphosp...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 26 August 1886

vr 'w.amrf. w.i HUNT & CO., (Successor to J A.W1U1D1;, Planters' Firsprcof Warehouse. General Corassion MerciMts, Uiakr in GRAIN BKAN, HAY .mcl Farm Si'cmIs, COAL, LIKE. CEMENT, FIREBRICK. JfUlJ KSaml Tl LES. Cotton an t will. oMvMitncnla -liutcJ. Gsl. pAiJ f.r rn, !n les and all coun Irv iti-lncc fCf rrno -T lclliinr. Telephone con necbontdS Mirch 13. iSSs. Garleion & Nash PUKE "DRUGS AND MEDICINES. A complete, Etoti. or Viilcnt Medicines, 1'uo lVrfumcries wiJ T01IH Articles con stantly on hnnJ. Tlio compounding of PHYSICIAN'S fKESO'iHrnONS a t iwaalty. Corner North awl Main St. llt-culinm - - Texas. LUMBER! On liand a full stock of Koas;h and Dressed. DOORS, SASH, ETC. Calif ell Wagons, All Sizes. Cypress Cisterns. IfflDfovei Bocleye Mowers. Karlied Wire Houston Brick, Lime, Cement and Fiio Brick. 3B , "WOOD. Near Compress. .BINGENER&BRO DEAUSS IN i m m l, flflUBP, GENTS' FOBNISHIHG GOODS. JJ15KNUAM, TEXAS. BlooVrtT"" hand a full and compute toik of SLiple and iality )...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 26 August 1886

The Weekly Banner. BY RANKIN & LEVIN. Thursday, August 2G, 188G. President Cleveland and Dr. Wall caught two fish on Tuesday. Nothing is said about how many drinks thoy took. Me, Stowe, who if known at all was simply known as tho husband ofllarriot Bnchcr Stowo, diod at Hartford on tho 23d inst. aged 54 years. The govornmont hasiully dctor minod to romovo tho Apacho In dians from tho San Carlos rosorvn- tion In Arizona; whoro thoy will bo sent has not beon finally de cided. THE Republican stato convention Xnot at Waco on Wodnesday. Wobb Flanagan, Col. DeGross and a low moro-of tho oldtimo whito radicals woro on hand, but a largo majority of tho delegates are colorod broth ers. Martin Ikons, who a fow months ago was as famous as Cutting is now, has boon complotoly lost from tho public view, and, Hall, tho man who causod tho groat stnko, is out of a job at Marshall. Famo is transitory. Henry Villam), former prosidont of tho Northern Pacific railroad, who collapsed financially a fo...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 26 August 1886

City and County. ANNOUNCEMENTS. FORTIIE LEGISLATOR!!. "W. L. Whxiaus, of Iud.-pciiiirv U heieby anRonncol iw nhididate for ltrjirc- ontitlvn in lh.. Ir-ULltlirt1. from hlDC- ton county, nulijcrt lo llio endorsement nf UIO UUZenS Cnnvem'mi, II -uu w wiu, Election IliitTumday in Jvoranuer. It. J. Moobkis limly nnnminrnlasa on- Jt 1.1. r it.. T -I.l.fm ml.iAiii In itinu ill UHUUI IOr lilt.' ii;imwn ruunw mi- - of tho vnU-rs 'f Waji'iington manly, to be expressed on Tiiow.1", Aovcoiurr:, io. FOU COUNTY JUDGE. I Itereby jubuiit my namo In tbo toIts of I W Hibintin cimniy, as a tunuwaio lur uouii- 3 " J.E.ORAT. fok DisTiacrr attorney. Sam G-KjuwDAtx. of Caldwell, is bercby announced na a candidate for District Attor ney lor tlio 21rt judicial district, composed of" tho cuunlira of Washington, Loo and Burleson; election on first Tuesday is No vember next. C G. Lockut is bercby announced as a candidate for Ibooflico of District Attorney for tbo Twenty Erst Judicial District, com posed of th...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 26 August 1886

Farm and Home. WHOHT CF CHICKS. Texas Finn and Ranch. "When I took exceptions to tbo statement in Tosaa Farm nnd Ranch "that Wrandotto chicks woihod two pounds at eight wooks," I did not explain my meaning exactly. Tho statement as mado led tbo novice to expect two-pound birds at eigbt weeks as an avoraso. which I still contend is not possiblo with any brocd, though I gladly retract my asser tion that any brocd could not bo mado to reach that weight at tho aco civen. Proper care and iced will stimulato tho growth of chicks, and ono will find every Bason a small number among tho broods that will far outstrip tho rest in weight, and I havo no doubt but that tho Wyandoltcs will furnish somo of tbeso exceptional chicks, and I know tho Iiangshans will from oxperienco. 1 refcrrod tho articlo to an Ohio brcoder of Wyandoltcs with whom I doalt this season, and ho wroto me that ho had just killed four cockerels of that brood that weighed from ono to two and one-fourth pounds at eleven wcoks,...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 2 September 1886

A QUESTION ABOUT Browns Iron Bitters ANSWERED. ThtQQwrttahumtMlitrbMn ukad Uwataad ENHAM ER. VOLUME XXI. DllENIIAM, WASHINGTON COUNTY, TEXAS, TlIUltSDAV. SEPTEMBER L 1SS(J. NUMBER 31 uiii nou. u h ii uu -M lewnmniByiUBiiiiii WEEKLY BANK Jjrl f. W. nUKT. W. V. UUT HUNT &-C0., (Successor? to J. A. Willunj), Planters' Firepraol Warehouse. General Commission Merchants. -s--Ica!cnin GRAIN. I1R AN, HAY and Farm Snorts, COAL, LIKE.. CEMEKT, FIREBRICK. JFIAJ liS :md TLL. I3S. Cotton an.l ollici cons'Kiiipents ohellcl.Ca5l. paid for corn, liilcs ami all coun try im-lucc tS" Freo city JJirory. Telephone ton flection -a March 13, iSSj. Garieton & Nash uciLci." ia PimE DRUGS AND- medicines; & jwnttL !a KttwV f l'alenl Medicines. fiuTcrfnrnono awl Toilet Articles con stantly on hanilj Tho coimvmndinj; of WIYSICIAN'h PBltoCl:ll'TH)NS a spoctaltT. Corner North and Main St. Brcnlmm - - Texas. LUMBER! On liand a full stock of Kougli and Dressed DOORS, SASH, ETC. Calflwell Mm, All Sizes. ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 2 September 1886

V& pi? The Weekly Banner. BY RANKIN b LEVIN. Thursday, September 2, I8SG. Tnit Fort Worth Gazotto says that N. W. Cunoy, tho colored dele gate) from Galveston to tho .Repub lican convention at Waco, is really tho leader of tho Texas Rcpnbli cans. Cancy is playing hich for a fat federal position in caso light ning strikes tho .Republican party in 1888. It is staled that tho wifo of Capt. Black, tho lawyer who do fended tho Chicago anarchists, is a sativo of Harris county, and that prior to tho war hor family was wealthy and influential. Sho is now a socialist hcrsolf and daily gavo tho villains boqnets while their trial was in progress. The Fort Worth Gazetto insists that tlicro aro but two political parlies in Texas, tho Democratic and Republican. Tho chief pul verizer of tho rum power says thcro aro throo political parties, tho Prohibitionists being tho third party. For our part wo aro in favor of letting tho prohibitionists set up housekeeping on their own account. The Clarksv...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 2 September 1886

City and County. JHAltKKT REPORT. Bavmx Omct, Sept. 2. 1SS6. COTTON. Oood MiJ,l ing StfSo-i6 I-owMi3,Ilinc Good Ordinary.... .. .................... .. Ordinary ... ...,... ........... HIDES. Dry flint 8 (S(Io Drv silinl .... 8 fii-q Damaccd ... .......-..... ........ Half price. Batcher's Crcx-o. ...--..- ... 4H COUNTRY TRODUCP. Butter 20 Chickens $ 40 Turkeys, each 45 Gcesc .- -450 ESCULENTS. Potatoes, per bbL .... S3 Onions, per UL ....... 4 25 Sour Knrat, per hall bbl 4 00 GROCERIES, AT WHOLESALE. fi-f-3n,clearfcides &4 L:tCjn,lomrsalcs-.... .............. SX II- Tn.brcaUast. -II Hairs,chotce......... i4 Lrd 8 Col persack.. - io!j Scffa , pare white, per lb, ...... 7H S - y.c. VX Kicc. tiioice ............ . 7 Dried apple..............- 7 Molasses, choice.................. 5 75 CorDmeaL per bn.... ........ ... 85 Flour, fajicr, per 100 lbs... ........ 325 Flonr hmcc .................... 3 00 F ar, XXX 250 1 , coarse, per sack .......-.. I 50 1 1, Louisiana coarse I 25 bait, ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 2 September 1886

Farm and Home. CUl'lUTO TIMBtS XX AUGUST. Experience has shown B thai tbo best timo to cut timber for posts, rails or stakes, is in August. Tho bark will then como off readi. ly, and tho wood. Jjocomos harder and "endures longer than if cut at any other season. Hickory novcr makos a good post or slate, as it rots rapidly in thogroundoronit, and if cut whon tho bark adhorcs will soon rot, or Ifkoly to bo cut to nieces boforo it can rot by worms. But if cut in August very fow, if any, trocs maUi a moro auramo rail for off tho ground. Tho bark drops off, and tho wood becomes so hard that it "imslcs" whon struck, whilo tho worms do not at tack it. Hickory rails mado Irom trees cut in August and kept off tho ground will last torlilly years. Whito oak makes a durablo rail or post, cut at any season, but its durability is increased at least 50 per cent, by boing cut in August. "Pin oak," is unfit lor posts, or for rails cither, on or oil tbo ground, when, tho troo has died, and is en tirel...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 9 September 1886

J W W. T. HUST "SUNT & GO., (Succcuor to J. A.WiIinO, Planters' Firspraaf Warehouse. General Commission Merchants, Ucalcrsin GRAIN. KUAN, HAY ami l'arm Seeds, COAL, LIME. CE8EHT, FIREBRICK. ILU KS ;ud TILES. Cotton an 1 otlte convcnmils .oliei ot.Casl. paid for corn, hales and" all cuun- tnr rrcluce. t&" Trco city dchrcry. ly delivery. Telephone con section "Qx March 13, 1SS5. Carleton & Nash DEALIAJ 1 !P URJE J3EUGS AND- MEDICINES, A comnUto stocV of l'atcnt iledieinos, Kiio IVrfumonoa and Toilet Articles cou- sbfutty on hand. Tho compoundin.; or PHYSICIAN'S l'KE&CI'.U'TIONS n f penalty. CornciJVorth and Mam St. Brcnlmm - - Texas. LUMBER! On hand a full stock of Kough and Dressed DOORS, SASH, ETC. CalflwGll Wapns, All Sizes. Cypress Cisterns. Improvea Bucleye Mowers. l.ulcd IViro, Houston Brick, Limo, Cement and Firo Brick. F. "W". WOOD. Hear Compress. H.BIN6ENER&BR0 IR I Chill Cure. fluannU-cl to cure ChilU and Fccr. Apue lHUr'l Kcr,l)ciigac, Bilious aud Inter ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 9 September 1886

imw l4 The Weekly Banner. BY RANKIN & LEVIN. Thursday, September 9, 188C. The scientists at Charleston say thcro will bo a rovisitation ot tho shocks ovcry day for somo time, possibly wcoks yet. The Houston Herald is in favor of changing tho law so that a man charged with a crimo may bo per mitted to testily in bis own behalf. Tho jury is tho solojudgo of the credibility of tho witnesses and no barm could como ot allowing tbo man charged with a crimo to give Iiis explanation oi it, and if hotcsli ficd falsely tho jury could uso it against him. Mk. Sedgwick was banqueted by tho Jockey club at tbo City oi Mox ico on tho 1st inst. Spoccbcs wcro mado complimentary to tho Ameri can representative. Toasts woro drank to Frosidcnt Clovcland and American republic The most cor dial sentiment of regard for Amer ican pcoplo was offcrod. Mr. Sedg wick expects to lcavo for Chihua hua in a fow days to pursuo his in vestigations. DrsrAicn from Charleston, Sop- tcmbcr 2, says tho last eartbquako...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 9 September 1886

City and County. Notice Mr. Charles W. Jlatikin.tho only regularly authorized collecting ami soliciting agonl iortlio Week ly Banner, will Btart out to-day. AVo bopo our patrons will be pre pared to mcot him and scltlo up. ItANKIN & llEVIK TnEUE arc eight prisonors In tho county jail. A new roof is to he put on the fcmalo collcgo at Indcpendoucc. Scuool Books. Mr. Ilcnry Mnl ler has an advertisement or school books, etc., in this issue. TiiESantaForailway has brought inoro goods to Brcnham tins fall than any season in its history. Jlu. August Jaiin can bo found at V. Lango's tin shop, wbcro ho will ho happy to 'servo bis friends. iloBE Kain. On rriaay aooni noon-woha'd agplomlid rain wo linvinc more rain now than M.v u....n is nocded. The Houston and Toxas Central railroad is now hauling cotton from Cbappell llill to Brcnham for 30 cents a bale. Business in a general way is fair ly good, but local happomngs arc few and far botwecn. Pooplo are seemingly on their good behavior. If...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 9 September 1886

Lo Farm and Home. TEE HAPPY FAKMTR. It Ihcro is any situation truly cnviablo it is that of tbo farmer who sits so constantly beneath his own numblo cottago roof at oven tiyo, surrounded by nil that goes to make Iifo comfortable) and hap py ; who by his own unaided oxor. lions has established for himself a rcspectablo placo in society, who commenced in poverty, and has boon ablo, by his own skill and pcrscvcranco to overcome every obstacle, and can at lost, after monms ana years or honest toil, vanish every prcjudico and build up for himself a roputalion which is ubovo prico and above roproach. And let it bo remembered that this situation is attainable by all who have health, and honest pur poses, and a practical knowledge of thoir business. It ovon docs a city chap's heart good to take a ramblb in'tho conntry occasionally and bohold the lords of nature clothed in the coarso honest garb of tbo farmer. It docs one's heart good to soo a morry sunburned larmor going about his work so in...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 16 September 1886

J W. UDST. W. V. HUKT HUNT & CO., (Sttcccswt-toJ. A. "ilk!n), Planters' Fireproof Warehouse. General Commission MerciMts, Uealcnin GRAIN, URAN, HAY ami Farm Seeds, COAL, LIME, CEMENT, HREERICK. JTXjXnSS and TIXjES. (button an I Uiei convguincnti soliutcl.Cash paid for com, hides and all coun try pro-lace. Z& Frco city delivery. Telephone con nectural9l March 13, 1SS5. Carieton & Nash -UK ALIA J LN PURE DRUGS AND MEDICINES. A complete slock of Talent Mwhcirics, Kino l'crfumcrics and Tuilcl Articles con stantly on bond. Tlo comnounJine of PHYSICIAN'S rjSESCMl'f IONS tpocialtj. Corner North and Main St. JSrenliani - - Toxas. LUMBER! On hand a full slock of Hough and Dressed DOORS, SASH, ETC. Calilf ell taps, All Sizes. Cypress Cisterns. Inpveil Bicteye Mowers. Iiar-licu Wire, Houston Brick, Lime, (foment nuil Firo ltrick. IF. W. "WOOD. Noar Compross. H.RiNGENER&BRO U KALE a9 IS P. fiuTraiili-cil lo cure Clulle and Fcvir. Ajruo jl iiirml leur, lleiiUC, Lihous aud Inter r...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 16 September 1886

N "1 The Weekly Banner. BY RANKIN & LEVIN. Thursday, September IG, 1S8G. Tns Farmers Loan and Trust company ol"NowYork, lias filod in Iho fodcral court at Waco, an ac tion in tUo naturo of a cross-bill foreclosing its mortgago against tlio Tosas Conlral railway. A great manyoftbo German cilizons of Texas nro Republicans in politics, and thoy would do woll to romombcr that tbo Eopublican party in Texas lias officially pledg ed itsolf to submit n prohibition amondmentto a to to oftbopooplo. Aro tlio Gorman Republicans roady to indorso prohibition? Henry Meyers who murdered bis son about two months ago diod in tho Baltimore jail of starvation. Two weeks prior to his death bo roado up his mind that ho would novor bo tried for his crimo and sot about starving himsolf to death, from that timo on ho rofusod all nourishment and died of starva tion. On Saturday night a dastardly attempt was made to wreck tho signal tower of tbo Lako Shore railway at tho town ofliako, by throwing a dynami...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 16 September 1886

f City and County. Notice Mr. diaries W.llankin.the only rocularlv aullmrizeil collecting and soliciting agent. lor llio Web ly Banner, will start out to-day. Wo liojio our natrons will bo pre pared to meet Mm and settle up. Bahkih & Levin. TnriiK aro -Still a few cases of dengno fever in tho city. A few sickly looking melons arc to bo seen m the market. Business is tolerably good but tlicro is goncral complaint that monoy is scarce. How abont having tho cloclric light in Hrenham? Eoverybody says wo need it. Rrr. ih Hnnliln column ad of Lnsk & Parks livery men and un dcrtakors in this issue. There was not a penitont beforo the mayor on Monday, conse quently thcro was no court. Ouu carpontors soom to bo kept quito busy. New residences con tinue to go up in all parts of town. Sam Love, a well known ncRro school teacher is missing and ho is wanted by tho shoriff who is will ing to pay $10 ior his arrost. Shipments. Tho shipmonls of cotton by rail for the wook onding on tho 11th...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 16 September 1886

I) I Farm and Home. COTTOIT BLIGHT-'TOISOH SrOIS" THE REMEDY. Hilars Texas Farm and Ranch. I nolo tlio remarks ol'ilr. Kdgar, or Duval, regarding what bo calls tho cotton blight. Ho describes it well. Wliilo tho cotton is in tho midst of its growth it suddcnly falls desporately sick on cortain small spots in tho field and soon dies. When a stalk is thus affect ed is pulled up, tho tap root is usu ally lound rotten. Tbcso small tpoLs wlicro tho cotton dies aro by many called "poison spots," and it is fortunato thoy aro usually so small. Mr. Kdgar wants to know my opinion of this "phenomenon." Ho is undoubtedly right when bo stales that tho causo of it is "some lalal chemical Bubstanco" lying dcop in thosoil. into which tho tap root has struck in its search for moisture, etc, That lata! sub slnnco is alkali. But ho is in orror when ho says that "a remedy can hardly bo applied, as tho scat ol mischief is out ot tho rango of chemical experiment." Tho mis chief is easily remedied by mark...

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