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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

-j-rvTVFniri HubUW'g" UUKjjO-U xoii vv kj , The vacant Louses are filling up with families who are moving in here to make Brenham their home. The rainfall from 4 o'clock Friday to i o'clock Saturday was 3 inches and 62-100 of an inch, the heaviest rain in that time since 1885. Eggs are bringing 20 cents in this market, but as yet there seems to be no scarcity of tbem, a gentleman up from Hempstead Thursday buying all he wanted. Mr. E. A. Tauplin, formerly of ihis place, and bother-in-law of Miss Mary Rial, is dangerously ill at his Lome near Fort "Worth, and Miss Rial leaves to-day for a visit there. Died, at ber home between Wash ington and Independence, Friday, Mary Ewinganaged colored woman highly esteemed by her race. She was about 50 years of age, and her death is regretted by all who knew her. Attention is called to the new ad vertisement of H. Bluman, who has purchased the Eldridge stock of goods, and now offers them at prices so low as to astonish consum ers. Drop in, see hi...

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. — 17 December 1891

. .MHBB The Weekly Banner. SUPPLEMENT. A letter was recently received by the sender which had been traveling around the world for nine years. A Washington correspondent has just discovered that Mills was de jeated on account of a badly managed canvass. The grand labor convention of all the labor organizations in the United States will be held at St. Louis February 22, 1892. Three hundred and fifty-four emi grants left Stockholm for this coun try in one day recently. It is re ported that many thousands of peo ple are practically without work in that city. Senator Sherman's private secre tary says that the senator is just now very doubtful of his ability to defeat Foraker for the Senate. This must be very gratifying and encour aging nows io Ohio's skyrocket statesman. i m i A novel wager is to be decided in Belfast, Me., where one man has bet S5 that no one can drive a pig a mile without the porker turning to see who is driving, and another man has risked his dignity and $5 to prove t...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

n r If w STATE XETO5. Settlers are pouring into Menard county. Hale county is receiving a large number of einmigrants from Arkansas. The residence of Jack Tanne- hill was consumed by fire at Coman che Saturday last. The Donald and Stegall stone block at Decatur was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning. Eobt. Wyatt, Sto miles from jyienardville got his hand caught in a gin and badly torn up a few days ago. At Daingerfield the depot is a box car and no new depot is to be started until after the 20th of Jan uary. The Denison Herald proposes to publish at an early date a splen did half-tone engraving Qt,llie "Fifty Texas Notabilities." Obe Harris was murdered at Brady Wednesday night. He at tended a dance at the city hall in a state of intoxication. Thos. A. Kennedy, picked up on the streets of Houston drunk and incarcerated in the calaboose was found dead next morning. Constable Riddle, of Houston Monday heard the screams of a wo man named Mrs. Bailey and reached her just in time to preve...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

"J , .t t The Weekly Banner. J. G. ItANKIN. Proprlotor. Thursday, December 17th 1891. No wood base cuts will ba publish ed in the Banker. Advertisers should make a note of this and in ordering trade cuts remember that only metal base "goes." The Brenham Weekly Banner goes out this morning to its thous ands of readers reighted with thir teen solid columns of local news, un questionably more than any other weekly in the vast empire State of Texas, and it has it every week. Several states in Bra2il; it is said, have deposed then: governors smco Fouseca's abdication. The Guadalquiyer has overflowed its banks and the town of Seville, in Spain, is half flooded. At Abilene on New Years' day the genltemen will do the calling. A tip-top way of ushering in leap-year. The Gonzales Inquirer predicts that shipping hides from South-west Texas will bo a growing industry this winter. When the sugar crop of Louisiana is harvested the government will be due the planters of that State near 3,000,000 b...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

.jjrr.r-i- Tjr"?"'"'"'" V 'Til - . LOCAL NEWS. near There was a dead horse "Wilkins warehouse Tuesday. Miss Jesxie Spwra returned Wed nesday night from a visit to Cald well. Tuesday was fair and sunshiny a welcome contrast to the past few days ot rain. A 5-cent package of Kiber's Cough Drops will stop the hacking cough. Children cry for it. The mud puddle on the vacant lot next to the "Williamson building ou Sandy street should be drained. BSg- BiACK-DRAUGHT ta cures Constipation. "c " The east bound twentvtwo minutes something unusual Central was late Tuesday, for the Central. PASM&ER 1BECK. A SANTA VETHAIX 1VKECKKU THKEE JULES SOBIU OF BKBXIIAM. Nobody Seriously Hurt But Slightly Injured. a Number K. Jonxsox was tried in Justice Currv's court Tuesday on a charge of -disturbing the peace and acquit ted. The small boys are watching the toy stores and making suggestions as to what they would like for Santa Claus to bring them. Seven wrecks on the Santa Fe Monday and Tuesday and t...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

f J, -iThe Brenham Banner. (FUELISUED DAILY ASD WEEKLY.) Weekly, 2 c year, in advance. Tcmro Tvml nnil trRusient advertise- nonto inserted at one ddllar rjer sauare of one inch for first insertion, and fifty cents per square for each subsequent insertion. OMtuary notices and tributes of respect in serted at half price. Entered at the potoffiee at Brenham, Texas as feconJ-cJass mail matter. ( Official Journal of Green's Brigade AssooLttion OUH AGENTS. JoffiT F. WKtsuscH, Burton, Texas. T. J. Pamtell, Lyons, Texas. Jo Hikeski, Wesley, Texas. C G. Campbell, Greenvine, Texas. Jo Wolksta, Latium, Texas. F. M. Griffin; Lvons, Texas. C Kesseuxq, Cardwell, Texas. Gus Siebki, Carmine, Texas. EDITORIAL NOTES. . i v jGeobge'JJSokx, the famous Fenian of Dublin, died Wednesday. British West Indies want recip rocitywith-the United States. A FEDDt at Nances, .Col., resulted in killing-Gfarnock -Cunningham. Secbetaky Foster, who has been quite sick, is reported to be improv ing. A new trial was ref...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

...r-, r-. TJJJ-- 4 LOCAL NEWS. , Akumber of German emigrants arrived here from Germany via New York Wednesday. Good Hope Church at "William Penn is making elaborate prepara tions tor a Christmas tree. Kev. C. H. Brooks, presiding eld er of this district, held quarterly conference at Burton Thursday. One of the prettiest market dis plays seen recently, was in front of Korff & Clemmons market Thursday. Brexhaii needed her electric lights Priday night to help the weary pedestrian find his way through the mud and slush. Sett days is said to be the limit of Brenham's darkness. She will then emerge into the bright light of the subtle fluid. Movers are coming and going in every direction. Several wagon loads passed through the city Fri day "going north. EiGHir-xiNE thousand bales of cot ton have been received this season in Brenham. What other interior towns can beat it? Steve Brsoks, the man who cut and seriously wounded Fritz Smidt near Gay Hill last Saturday night, has not been arr...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 17 December 1891

BBE5H43L COTTON MARKET. Strict Good Middling 7 Good Middling G Strict Middling 6J Middling 6 Strict Low MiddliDc Gi Low Middling, 6 Market firm. Good demand. LOCAL NEWS. The Kingbts of Pythias held their regular meeting last night. M c Etr' WINE OF CABDUl ior female dbeues. Mb. Sam Schle-nkek, tax-collector of '"Washington county, is quite sick at Mb home. Miss Maggie Franklin returned "Wednesday nie;bt from a visit to friends in Caldwell. Mbs. McNellt, mother of Keb. McNelly. who is in jail here for the cutting of Frank Broesche, near Burton, is reported to be danger ously ill at San Antonio. Agent F. C. Mousse, Miss Effie "Withers and B. B. Hunt, of Cald- well, came down to attend the thea ter Tuesday night, but on account Ot the wreck arrived here too late. Kev. Db. J. L. Lloyd, a former pastor of the Baptist church here but late of Bryan, has accepted a call to the pastoral charge of the church at Gatesville, and will leave shortly for that place. Mb. E. L. Sallez, trustee of th...

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. — 24 December 1891

BRENHAM WEEKLY BANNER. VOLUME XX VI. BRENHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1891. NO. 51 K -. V .SHIS ii D . Real Estate Affent, t . Brenham, Texas. Office over Heoer Stone's Bank: 91)00 acres on G. C. &S.RR.R. in Cole man and Runnels coun ties, all under fence 350 m cultivation, balance in pasture, good water. Price $4 per acre, easy terms. 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 per acre. 320 acres 5 miles west of Ballinger, $2.50 per acre. 1,280 acres 12 miles northeast of Ballinger, $3 per acre. 80 sections in Run nelsConcho, Coleman and Coryell counties; will sell in lots to suit. 64,000 acres in the counties oi Schleicher and Sutton counties, .$1.25 per acre z O M pi O o 11 E-a m n s 373 P3 -3 OBSERVE THE Met It is my greatest ambition to undersell any competition. My knowledge of the dry goods business is backed by an exper...

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. — 24 December 1891

flte Weekly Banner. J. Q. RAXKIN, Proprietor. Thursday, December 24th 1891. CvKUd AY. Field, of New York, is Teported to be dying. SiGNon Crispi is writing his me nioirs for posthumous publication. The Senate has confirmed Webb Planagans appointment as collector . of customs at the port of El Paso. Eeok everv section of the State comes regrets of S. Q. Mills defeat, and espresions of hope that will be elected to the benate. Eephesentatitx Mills and Secre tary Foster, both of whom are con fined to their bed in Washington, are reported to be improving. The department of agriculture proposes to improve the weather service bureau. What the country needs is an inprovement of the weather. In the Senate caucus Senator Chilton was placed on the committes that his predecessor was on This is not at all customar and is quite a compliment to Senator Chilton. The law officers of the govern ment of Great Britain have c ecided that the Newfoundland bait act is unconstitutional, and have suggested ...

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. — 24 December 1891

-Z&i0k JMM'iirrrivr I .T. .k T B--'"-TT -rv --- 5-r-Tff T,'frJT' ";---l-iT.-" Mi' J, 'aa. i iijMXETEijrarKagUK-vJ,. MPE-TTg?!ar3r.ite1 A--- w - J -"-Vte iSei-ivrr-V- k- -"to v . r?. ix,- - - ' r r T spUpf lS7 IBSllE pastor was in -ii bis study, his brow was fur rowed with thought. :And wisdom to guide him rightly for many a day he'd sought, .And there was not a single volume on the shelves above or below That could throw any light on the problem that puzzled and vexed him so. Tor the harvest season was over, and Christ mas was close at hand, .And the glow ol the rising splendor already il lumed tho land; -And there on the desk before him, in orderly neatness, lay The sermon he meant to deliver to his peoplo on Christmas day. So 'twas cot this that disturbed him, nor was he a moment vexed .Uy any doubt or "delusion in regard to his chosen text; -For he preached but a simple gospel, in lan- guage as terse and plain -As the smooth, round pebbles that David took - - when the mighty ...

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. — 24 December 1891

HfL ft9grfeA&, fflSL $m - 5TTRjvS j ra rr?s I rt s UttXi 1ft OTl&L SfflPPISdllMTo A $A A & jfflttp Aai3ftjly V.if.-N.. OOD NIGHT,' said mamma, good night, good night 1 Shut little eye lids fast and tight, And Christmas will soon be here. Then up, up, up in the merry day. With hearts and faces happy and gay, And voices of ringing cheer." "I meant to try if I couldn't keep My eyes from shutting and going to sleep, So as to get a little peep At Santa Claus, flying, flying Out in the frosty Christmas night. When the moon and stars were shining bright, And all the snow was white, white, white. They said it was no use trying. For straight the boys and girls all go To the land of dreams before they know. "But it was making a great mistake To say that couldn't stay awake. How long it was I never could tell; 'Twas hours and hours, I know very well, "When I heard a silvery, tinkling bell Out in the moonlight stealing. On it came a tlng-a-llng-llng, Andjtngely, jingely, ingely, Jin...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

The Weekly Banner. SUPPLEMENT. The dread lagrippe lias made its appearance in some sections of this country. ... Mf The Houston Jfost thinks it doubt f ul whether Eeagan's successor will be elected by the extra session of the .Legislature. i n It is the opinion of some military men that the new drill tactics will have the effect of decreasing the State volunteer guards as the new tactics will never be as popular as the old. ii The government sugar bounty was a great thing for the half dozen sugar planters of Texas, but it doesn t help the masses. A cotton bounty would come near reaching the people. A New York letter to Philadel phia Press says: "There is one thing that McKinley has said here which it is permissible to quote. He met Tom Heed a few days ago and he said to him : "Eeed, you have got to be mighty careful during the next season." "Why so?" "Because it only takes a two thirds vote to expel a member, and the democrats have got them." in Texas Farm and Eanch truthfully sugge...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

Mauy 'Christmas presents were purchased Saturday and were Had away to await the auspicious mo ment when they should be pres seted. The young folks are preparing for a lively time during the Christ mas holidays. The kitchen of Mr. Geo. Ewing, residing near Whitman, burned about daylight last Friday morning, and his residence near by made a narrow escape. Wednesday last about 1 o'clock at Weibuschs gin, on Birch creek in Burleson county a boiler exploded breaking both legs of John Kepper from the effect& of which he died at 1 o'clock that night. No one else was hurt, the balance of the force being at dinner. Mb. B-Dgo Lehman, editor of the LaGrange Deutsches Zeitung, is in the city in the interest of bis paper. The proprietor of the Banner knew Mr. Lohmann in Houston some eigh teen years ago, and wishes him every succuess in his business because he is a good man a trained journalist and worthy of success. The old year is rapidly drawing to a close and old accounts should be square...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

CB&fieM&9H!il! - 4- M9 tQSL toffl&L AM tho Christmas Treo! Como andtako a lookatnc: See my tapers burning bright; See my strands of pop-corn white, See the presents, row on row. Stringing, swaying, to and (ro. Oh, tho strange and motley trait That I bear from branch to root! In the forest dim and vast, Where my early days wcri passed. Never dreamed I such estate E'er would bo my happy fata But they came, and blow on blow, The strong choppers laid mo low. "Wanted mo tor Christmas; so Here I am, and I can sec, That there really could not be Much of a Christmas without me. Ding dong! Ding dong! Oh, tho music sweet and strong! In the steeple bell I swing. And ring and ring andring; For I am the Christmas bell. And my glad notes surge and swell. And better than aught beside I tell Of Love's dear birth, of peace on earth. Good will to men. Now what. I pray, Would bo tho merry Christmas Day, "Without tho clang and surge and swell Of Me, tho Happy Christmas Bell! And now I pray,...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

'M&f,jlifl. ft WPtMMmTo 77 ' AKE some lightly- falling snowflakcs, somo stars, somo wintry weather (Meanwhile the bells, for miles around, start ringing altogether) "With shouts of merriest laughter, and with sounds of merriest singing, Be sure, whnte'er you do, to keep the joyful bells a-ringlng) And Christmas trees enough to fill a forest, decked with berries. Some creamy white and some as red as sum mer's ripest cherries, .And stockings of all sizes and all hues set gently swinging .From chimney shelves. (And, mind, don't let the gladsome bells stop ringing ) And of mince pies, plum puddings, turkeys, chickens, yes, and any Good things you find take plenty, for you can not hare too many. Then Santa Claus get hold of when his rein deer steeds are springing Prom roof to roof (cling-clangl cllng-clang! still hare the bells a-ringlng), JVnd help yourself to sweets and toy3 for some poor little dweller, Somo pretty, thin faced boy or girl in garret or in cellar To whose pale cheek...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

ir M STATE TfEVTS. San Angelo has abolished her corporation. The Southwest Silver Conven tion is in se3ion at EI Paso. The telegraphers strike haB ended the strikers gaining their point All West Texas has been blessed tvith good rains which were much needed. A. store house, and the postof fice at Valley Mills burned Wednes day night. Burnett & Mulkey have just closed a meeting at Lockhart with over 100 conversions. At West, Wednesday night burglars entered the store of Cog-den-Bros, and carried off $75 worth of goods. Judge B. W. Byrnes, a promi nent attorny of Sau Angelo was held up while on his way to the depot at San Angelo. Tuesday morning at Bracken ridge, Davis Flynn shot and killed his brother-in-law, John Catspy. The shooting was the result of fauii lv trouble. Both men are highly re spected. Flynn was arrested. S. Wedgman was arrested Wed nesday at San Antonio on a charge of forging the name of Andress Ochoa to a check for $125 on Gold frank, Frank & Co., which was ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

W J The Weekly Banner. J. G, RANKIN, Proprietor. Thursday, December 24th 1891. TirmTV-three deaths resulted from lagrippe in Cincinnati during the past week. Tue recent rains will result in materially increasing the number of cattle fed for market in Texas this winter. The Banker acknowledges the receipt of a handsome picture of the World's Columbian Exposition building. Ex-Pbesident Cleveland's law practice is said to be in a lucrative way, a disappointment to his friends and himself. in The crops of old maids can be considerally diminished by a careful exercise of the privileges of leap year which is fast approaching. in Hills is getting the cold shoulder in the 52nd Congress ngnc along. Just grinn and indure it only a lit tle longer and your people will give you a passport over to the Senate branch of Congress. in The Virginia legislature has ad dressed itself to the task of passing some law that will make good public roads throughout the country. Such a law will greatly improve ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

I h LOCAL NEWS. The occasional report of a fire cracker reminds us of the approach of Christinas. The electric lieht man will proba- fely postpone his visit until after the holidays now. A 5-centpackage of Kiber's Cough Drops will stop the hacking cough. Children cry for it. There wis several cars loaded with the household goods of movers at the Santa Pe depot Monday. BLACK-DRAUGHT xe cures Constipation. SUNDAY NIGHT FIKKS. In Justice Curry's court Monday Aaron Furgerson plead guilty to as sault and was fined S5 and cost. Some one stole Mr. Paul Dawsons horse from in front of Boesler's store about 7 o'clock Monday night. Attention is directed to the dis solution notice of Messrs. Snell & Blackburn, which appears in thiB morning's paper. SurEBiKTEXDENT Kezie of the Santa Fe was in the city Friday looking after the cars that were in the wreck above here last week. T. have U6ed Kiber's Cough Drops ami found relief from cold and co ughs. Moses Austin Bryan, San Jacinto Veteran. Mr. ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 24 December 1891

The Brenham Banner. (published daily t weekly.) "Weekly, 2 a year, in advance. Terms. Loral and transient advertise ments inserted lit one dollar per square of one inch for first insertion, and ntty ccnls per square for each subsequent insertion. Obituary notices and tributes of respect in serted at half price. Entered at the potoffice at Brenham, Texas, as second-class mail matter. Official Journal of Green's Brisade Association OUR AGENTS. Johjt F. "WliBUSCn, Burton, Texas. T. J. Pampell, Lyons, Texas. Jo Hikxsei, Wesley, Texas. C G. Campbell, Greenvine, Texas. Jo "Wolksta, Latium, Texas. F. M. Grutdt, Lvons, Texas. C Kesselko, Caldwell, Texas. Gus Siebel, Carmine, Texas. EDITORIAL KQTES. New Obleaxs has at last abandon ed hervolun teer fire department an is now protected by a paid depart ment The Jewish, relief committee of Berlin having exhausted their pri vate funds have issued a call to the public. The Kansas Alliance Co-operative Mortgage association, capital stock i51,U0U,OU...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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