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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 5 January 1888

1 m t- FASM AND HOSE. Farm Xotcs. A cow -with her .third or fourth calf ought to be in her prime t best as a dairy animal. Cut. vs. uncut cokx fodder.1. Tbrce trials iu feeding milch butter cows at the Wisconsin ex lihient station resulted in a sav of 3G per cent of the fodder fed the first trial 31 per cent in' second and 9 per cent in the th by cutting the corn fodder. This shows an average gain in favor of cutting corn fodder of over 25 per cent that is to say 100 lbs of corn fodder cut into inch lengths pro- duced as much milk or butter as 125 lbs of uncut fodder. Prof. Henry thinks that the gain from cutting the mammoth varieties of Southern fodder corn may run up to fully 40 per cent. In another i case 721 lbs of cut corn fodder pro-1 duced as much as 1183 lbs of uncut j fodder or a gain of more than 00 per cent. I TO ESTIMATE STAXDIXG WOOD. J. TV. Estimate the quantity of cord wood standing on a lot as follows: Measure out four square rods of ground that is 33 feet each way a...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 5 January 1888

The Weekly Banner. J. G. RANKIN Proprietor. O. H. P. UARBETT. Editor Thursday January 5 1888. The Kansas state prohibition con- Tontion -which has been in session at Topeka has just adjourned. It is said to have been the tamest conven- tion ever held in the state. There -were only thirty delegates in attend- ance. While Mrs Edward List a beauti- iul young woman of Chicago was walking along the streets recently a party dashed out of an alley and clipped her hair before she observed lim. The lady was overcome and fainted at the rape of her tresses. . A Washington press dispatch says that the Blair educational bill is apt to pass and that there is a large -number of southern congressmen -not! in favor of it and trill vote fo- il who were formerly opposed to it. We will see what we will see. At a meeting of the Traveling Men's Association at Davenport Iowa the other day a parade took place in Tvhich the men wore linen dusters and old straw hats and carried fans in their hands. The snow ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 5 January 1888

; Is O GAL NEWS. The jail is filling up. loos out for Brenham this year. "Nearly all our visitors have left us. The roads are getting in good or- der again. A Good many of our merchants are busy taking stock. A Happy New Year to all its pat- ioas is the Banner's wish. No cirr in the state has a better tnaiural drainage than Brenham. 3oth tax assessors are hard 'at workoo the assessment of city prop- erly. j But few sweet potatoes have reach- ed the market this fall of the yellow yam variety. The county tax assessor began the assessment of town property Tues- day afternoon. The Basses is indebted to Sir. "Wm. Axer for the cotton statistics published elsewhere. Leap-Year has arrived and is said that the the old maids are going to take advantage of it. "Wednesday was a damp disagree- able day and as a consequence ousiness was rather dull. . The rains have been a God-send to the farmers placing the soil in fine condition for tillage. The sidewalk in front of Harrison . & Stuckert ha...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 5 January 1888

v The Weekly Banner. J. G. RANKIN Proprietor. 0. H. P. GABKETT. Editor Thursday January 5 1888. The Houston papers have an is- sue. The question of increasing the mayor's salary is under discuss- ion. i in The Austin Statesman is on a cold trail. It has just now come to the conclusion that the pistol law -onust go. The San Antonio Express favors the Blair bill. The democrats op- pose it. Therefore the Express' choice of positions is not strange. Dr. Lyman Abbott an eminent di vine discusses the question of go-J ing to theatres in the current issue of the Epoch and concludes that there can be no hami in attending a good play. The Ban-net. is not a prophet nor the son of a prophet but it predicts that in 1892 the grand old party of reminiscenses.will appear in the po litical arena as the tail to the prohi bition kite. i A number of republicans white and colored are stumping Louis- iana in the interest of "Nicholfs and reform." This is reason sufficient why the other fellow should rece...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 5 January 1888

i - w LOCAL NEWS. CmttsTius seems to be about over. The electric light man is expected soon. The skating rink still continues to draw large crowds. The young folks as usual made the most of Christinas. The Central still continues to haul gravel through Brenham by the train load. "What is the matter with the pro posed extension of the street car line ? Some of the trains have been a little late the past week an unusual thing. The Brenham. lodges are all in a prosperous condition and well sus- tained. Blesham has proven itself during the holidays the most orderly city in the state. Thebe are still several pleasant en- tertainments to take place during the holidays "Woek will begin "very shortly on the big brick livery stable of 3Iessrs. I ask & Park's. Theue will be a public installation of officers of the Knights of Pythias on January 11th. ' The Central has finished the work on its track at the passenger depot and it is much improved. "Wons on the telephone wires pio- ceeds rapi...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 5 January 1888

THE CITY. -The anrjroaches to the new bridge .On TWestJAcademy street are in bad conditioned need looking after. Editor Basses: "Will you please say that. Harry Tracy an alliance lecturer will be in Brenham on January 1G Indepen- dence the 17th Chappell Hill the 18th and Long Point the 19th and giveapublic lecture at 11 o'clock a. m. and a private lecture at2o'olock p.m. and oblige. Respectfully J. E. Gray. A Installations. Brenham Lodge No. 10 K. of P. will have a public installation and .supper on next "Wednesday night. On next Thursday night thenewly elected officers of Brenham Council No. 365 A. L. of H. will be duly in stalled. ' Marriage licenses Issued by the County Clerk for the week ending January 4 1888. Carl ' Foehnert to Hedwig Fleutge. George Maxeyto Johanna Hub- 'bard. Thomas Johnson to Amy Evans. Henry Smith to Polly Newsome. Herman Noerenberg to Augusta Hadan. Thomas McDade to Margaret Wakers. Burton Locals. The holidays being over our little ' city is as quiet as us...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

NHA TM m- .is? - VOLUME XXIV. BRENHAM TEXAS THURSDAY. JANUARY 10 1888. NUMBER 2. WEE ls4 ililli POWDER Absolutely Pure. This po"-.Ier never varies. A 'marvel of tur- fy stcth anil wliGlesomeness. More eeo- noraieaUhantbeiirdinarykind ami cannot be old In competition with the multitude of low Jest short weight alum or phosphate powders. Sold only la can. Boyai. ISakiko Powdib Co. 0a WaUStrcet. Sew York. Mi! Cotton ! Market Steady I Good Demand ! ' Full Prices Zoiyet best results sMj to "W.fl. Cleveland &Co. HOUSTON TEXAS. PARKER'S HAER BALSAFvl Cleanses and beautifies the hair. Promotes a luxuriant ertrwtk. Never Fails to Restora Grayi Hsirto .ttYoalhfti. Color. PrereiitaDan'lrniran'tlnlrfaUinff atwnng i iwaTii-nggww. Acinus Sides and Back Hip Kidney and t'lenna i'atns i:ue mnir srjaiif ".wi acu "Weikciiln'r rain relieved fci one minutf Iv I.f Cnticara Anti-Pain PlaeSer. itie lirbt sndoatriiil&TttCDPOu) iialn-kililnjr ttrtnglh- fUlDr itlp(er. 25 cents: five for SI (J At drng&...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

Weekly Banner. Thf expiring days of the old year irill be remembered by the number of steamboat burnings recorded in the South. Gov. Swinefoed of Alaska gives it as Ms firm belie' that the mam- moth will be found well and alive in his country. Tub latest advices announce that the cruiser Gtlena is headed for TJnclo Sam's domain with the Hay- tien Eepublic in tow. oners authority to levy taxes for road purposes and to cre- ate bonded debts in excess of tho rate at present allowed. Jons C. Dent a somewhat historic figure made prominent by his rela tionship with Gen. Grant has been gathered in to the tomb of his fath- The smoking-car nuisance is to be done away with in New Orleans as the result of a war made upon it by lady correspondents in the JTimes- Democrat. r The Georgia darkeys had a grand emancipation blowout in the state capitol at Atlanta on the first. They are rather behind the - Texas colored people. Ah official order has been pro- 'mulgated announcing that the in- ' crease...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

x-' .- The Weekly Banner. (PUBLISHED DAILY AM) WIDELY.) "WeeMy S2 a year in advance. Entered as second class matter at Post Office 5 OUR AGENTS. l 40?'-Alt Jahnascf Barton Texas. S F M. Gaimir Lyons Texas. Jo Hikeski Wesley Texas. ILOCAX. NEWS- Prof. Cotton has organized a dancing class at Bellville. A new varioty ot odors in Per- fumery iust arrived. Ladies please take notice. Camxton & Nasii. Dissatisfied. Mr. Venable tha Weather Signal. On the first of rrentleman from "Victoria 'srlio was ap- the month a change in the time of pointed to succeed Mr W. H. Fleig at this place as tiie agent of the Waters Pierce Oil company has changed his mind and has decided not to arcopt the place. Manager fKeenan is now in the city looking up some one to take the place. The merchants and business men and the citizens generally are very much incensed at the removal of Mr. Fleig without any cause whatever. He is one of the most popular men in town and stands high in every way and there is talk o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

L 4 -i Weekly Banner. J. o. o. n. P. OABKETT. Editor. Tliureday Morning Jan. 10 '89 "We are nearly in mid-winter and no ice has been formed in this sec- tion yet. i.i None of the editors need be at a loss for something to say daring the next sixty days. The Austin boarding-houses will have their innings for the next sixty days at least. y Hi Let's 6eo ; wasn't his name But terworth and didn't he propose some land of a scheme for the annexation of Canada 'The Ohio whitecaps got it in the neck the other night near West Jef ferson. To all their sort such a fate is richly merited. The Denton Times and Victoria Advocate are engaged in the laud- able work of booming Hon. Seth Shepard for governor. i m A dispatch from Dallas says that a representative of the Chicago so- cialists is in that city with the view of establishing an organization there. That arrest of editors at Chicago appears to have been largely a piece of spite work. The papers no doubt have been engaged in telling the truth ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

5 JVJBWS rceptibly length- pw scarcely dark at R5ve lane northwest of i reported in an almost im- i condition. Loots Anderson colored was ar rested and lodged in jail on Monday on a-capias pro fine. Gloomy weather has arrived again. At present "Old Probs"isas fickle as "Damo Fortune" Attention is called to the adver- tisement of the new opera house barber shop in this issue. The blmd woman with her organ is still in town and sticks to one position on 'the courthouse square. MissMattie Turner entertained a number of her friends on Monday evening at tha residence of Mr. Wm. Axer. The newllexican chili and tamale ' Ajoint opposite the Mclntyre hotel y building is proving quite a favorite refreshment resort. The Merchants' Exchange saloon has been moved into the Abbott building on the southeast corner of the courthouso square. Me. H. Heine the courthouse janitor who has been seriously ill for several weeks with typhoid fever is at last reported nearly convalescent. Prof. Cotton went dow...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

-w-- DORA'S OPAl i left to ranee oloaei ndora'8 box geserted Lhe other routes haittown. 1 ts BadV dlscoaoerted. tbw an tie hrefcles maid. hose earer band had -wrought each f oUr TSesIde the box she IdTy stayed 4 7. And yielded to ber melancholy. ' iy But while her tearsunhlndered flowed Tf impatient uope aiooe imooow With promises of comfort Beaded. Pandora yielded raised the lid. And gentle Hope spread wings of pity. And by the kindly deeds she did Cheeml jouas and old in field and dty. Cut era abroad she took her flight. Beside the maid the lingered sighlaj. In pity oVr a tear drop bright; I That on her slender hand was lying: Her flutter:;; wings of myriad tints Eisg oVr the drop and when she ranlihsd An opal in the sunlight's glint lay ahlning and the tear was banished. And so through all the changing years As opal speaks to us of sorrow. Sot yet of hope that stlSs our tears And bids us wait a brighter morrow. Helen Martin in Providence Journal Hot a Dome for Invalid. To bo plai...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

fever dies. ays energy. Kstly a blessing to liberal are often the essfuL blessinff equals the possession t stout heart. Difficulties are overcome by dili gence and assiduity. Don't start business and fast liv- ing at the same time. Timidity is a stumbling block and turns the feet to ruin. WhoTvaitsfor dead men's shoes may have to go barefoot. Lillie Devereux 'Blake says that the American eagle is a nen. Balances 'on the credit side of the ledger always look the best. Honesty is the best policy but policy is not always oesi noneavy. Dlasche "Willis Howard's "Guenn" has been translated into German. ' The number of men's linen col- lars made in this country every f jviu j year is 4000UU0. The clergy of the Church of Eng- aad of all trades from archbishops to curates number 23000. iCss Au King Eng is a Chinese beauty who is making quite a sensa- tion in "Washington society. Sioux City will send a special "corn palace" to "Washington at the time of Harrison's inauguration. Ifiss'.Tellie ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 10 January 1888

BREVITIES. . Antonio Rjpid Transit ilwav compau'v Jias nled a with the BPcretar - of state. ""-Parties from Illinois .are pros- 'SWmtiit nt. TVIm- -wilhTthe4'rifiW' to ' aggstablishing an extensive creamery. According to me report. 01 .suite - t Commissioner Foster the output from the six breweries in this state last year was $435000. The treasurer has paid January interest on State bonds amounting to 55000 and which goes to retire registered school warrants. Travis Freeman and John Davis engaged in a fight at a colored ball in Waco. Freeman was cut over the eye by Davis and shot at his an- tagonist. The store of H. W. JRankin at Hempstead was entered by burg- lars on last Friday night and was robbed of about 200 worth of goods. Miss Vick Blum has filed suit against the Texas and Pacific rail- way at Paris for '$25000 damajres for injuries sustained in a wreck last August. The weather signal service has been discontinued at Fort Davis and it is rumored that the govern- ment telegrap...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 12 January 1888

ENHAM VOLUME XXHL BRENHAI. TEXAS YKUESD JANUARY 1888. srmiBEK 2 BR VV i-Ci 1 4 1 H A J hi H -m asaL $ 12 y POWDER Absolutely Pure. This powder ne ver varies. A man el of flir- ty srrencth ami wholesnmeness. More eco- nomical man the ordinary kind and cennotbe &M In comiiotltloii with the multitude of low test ehort weisto alnra or lionspliaie imwders. NuM onlj In cans. lto L ISajwco Powseu Co. 303 ValI Street Xew York. TitfsH Is an invaluable reniMijoi' SICK HEADACHE TORPID UVER DYSPEPSIA PJLES MALARIA COSTMNESS AND ALL BILWUS tiMSES. Said Everjhrliere.. rr v JfJ.'i name or)jS3jaHef COFESEMs a --sV-'-tf .r j ARIOSA vtfSpr MCOEFEE isiieptJa all first-class Sftoresftsia the. Atlaaftcia tie Pacific is never good when exposed to the air. Always bay this brandinhermeticaUy sealed. ONE POUND PACKAGES. DOCTOR 517 ST. CHARLES STREET $f-LiOVI5 MO- rA Begnliir Graduate of three medical col itgcs.hu been loagerergaged in the treatment ti Chronic Hei-roan IS kin &nd Blood Disease tha ny...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 12 January 1888

$ Bfenham Banner. (FtJBLISHXD BAJLT AMD KMllI.) Subscription $2 a year in advance. Entered as second class matter at Tost Office The seventeen-month-old king of Spain is said to receive a royalty of 1000000 a year. He was evident- ly born -with a' silver spoon in his mouth. m Booth asd Baeeett cleared 4600 on their opening nigut m INew York which is said to be the most yet made by them in a single evening. w i The interstate drill at Austin next May could be made a means of Advertising the state abroad and of niding the immigration scheme if taken hold of in the right way with some one to manage. The tenure of the king of Hawai lohis. throne appears at present to le in such a precarious condition that it is doubtful whether if like Uichard he should offer it for a liorse he would find any takers. The democratic state senators of "Ohio voted themselves consumnate asses when they adopted that vote of thanks to Foraker the other day for the steps he took in regard to the' president's o...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 12 January 1888

r N pahs and home. Farm Uotes. "iff Enough weeds can grow along an ordinary fence.rowout of reach of the plow to seed abundantly acres of land thus causing a hundred times the necessary amount of labor to keep the fence row clean. A growth of weeds along a fence row"by holding the moisture and keeping away the sun and air will cause a fence to rot in one-half the time it would if kept clean thus adding a tremendous tax to the farmer. A farmer of many years experience gives the Farm and Home some of the many causes of the deficient hay crop. He says it is the close cut of the mowing machine and tiie dull knives pulling up the grass roots; al- so the scratching and harrowing of the. remorseless wheel rakes held down to get the last spear followed by the close pasturing' in the fall. Moral: Eaise up the cutter-bar and keep sharp knives for the good of the team if nothing else. Above all things keep off stock in the fall. Also use top-dressing. Fertilizing Orchards. Upon setting out a y...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 12 January 1888

The Weekly Banner. J. G. KAIfKIN Proprietor. O. H. J?. OAKKETT. Editor. Thursday Jnnuarj- 12 1888. DISTRIBUTE THE CIRGUE jis.hte question of protection. He Senator Hoar lias introduced a Ml in congress providing for a "World's exposition to be held at the national capital in ls92. ' The schoolteachers of New Jer- sey have memorialized the legisla- ture to enact a latv prohibiting the sale of cigarettes to minors. The old saying that previous irbods are done up in small packages applies -with a" peculiar and special force to the Weimar Daily Iximlet An average Ohio democrat is -as sorry a specimen of humanity as one iieeds to meet up with. They should forever be tabooedby thenationalad- ministration. TESAvhas been promised a couple of northers lately but they tailed to materialize. Is Greeley losing his grip? Houston Post It would seen so. Dam v and Butler are now in 1 e for Cleveland and democracy 1 it this fact will 'not be on that accoi nt deemed by either as any special cause for...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 12 January 1888

w ' LOCAL XTBWS. - A cotton" factory for Bre' Jiaxn. 7S0U and Jerries liave been very popular. Tee adjusters aniv c$ yesterday have not gotten j0 WOrk yet. j tan his late . Holt is bet rer fund and is qute out of danger. lira country cousins are now lux- Lting on " jack-bones and "spare- L-e cold -weather Sunday prevent- Le vai Jous churches from holding Pices. ' i AY be put down as a settled I that Brenham will have all elec- tri'jlight. Telephone communication to out- fcide points is again interrupted. The lines in town aire most intact. Old planters predict a heavy fruit crop after the present oold spell. It "would be a good time to establish a panning factory. Theke has been a terrible strain on the roofs and nearly all have leaked snore or less where "they have never teen known to before. . Ak old colored man Irving' near this city ate watermelons gathered irom his own patch at his Christmas and New Years' -dinner. Parties residing in the vicinitv of "Whitman and Graball compla...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham Weekly Banner — 12 January 1888

CP The Weekly Banner. J. O. KANKIN Proprietor. O. H. P. OARRETT. Editor Thursday January 12 1888. Bito. Blae has not yet entered a denial of that celebrated interview cabled over from Paris. 3Iean- while 3Ir. iTedill of the Chicago Tribune is lesting on his oars so to speak. in Now that the holidays are over the farmers have permission to begin operations for the spring plant- ing as soon as they please. And may their labors be abundantly .blessed. Sax Axtoxio wants the next state democratic convention. Its couise - in pulling against the state iminigra tion movement is not likely to en hance its chances any in favor of se curing it. One of the healthiest signs of the times is noted in the war that is be- ing made on the Chicago Tribune and other republican papers which have the boldness to endorse the president's message by the "journ- alistic gnats." John Sher-man says that no man is so exalted as to refuse the presiden- cy but that he is not losing any sleep scheming for it The p...

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