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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 15 November 1878

5 A- ::-- . ESTABLISHED 1865.. BBEKHAM, TEXAS, FRIDAY, OVEMBE 15, 1878. TOX. XIII---ONTO.6 i ?r: v, " -.-. . -v- - .v" : 2-iSSli "" " " "f--;: ' '' " ' " " .. , ,', -w - j . , . , ..--- . - '- - '-- 11-- .--.-,-..- - ...,- , y - T A -S V . SST- m 1. fV..- -?..- ite" m. v , wr - i?'- 14' a tar-- .5v b''f .: Pfiri W&- I?ajiired.Dllynd TVeeklj. RANKXN &JXTIJ, "Proprietors. "Bale of Subscriptions TUy, me eyooj-ear,r,,.K.... yt $900 ,w 2 08 frawieo MdXejral advertisements Insert ed ti .at per square fer first Insertion, and '7SamtapCT.qoucftrMc& subsequent .lnser- JUrf:a nod Obllaarv notices, exwedlne; .etebtiiBW.Ttalfw-Ioe; Editorial noticeswra sorriv bostaess character, lOccnts aline each' r ;EX-.GoV CHAMBERLAIN, of .radical infamy in-South Caro Msfcbas beeajndicted for swm- ? -in. 1 i ' . Ti" - -fc " fc Schleicher's frietids jn'San r Antonio claim his ''election by a inajority-" of .-'6600: ' In Bexar county it is 1583;, The," Court of -Appeals at Tyler- has - granted Ham,...

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. — 15 November 1878

-gaaBBMJHMMiBHaMgHBaBigagaaBa ii mi in iiini'i"iii'ii i BpBpaEa,jrgJ..n mWii . 7 v K. V. I Weekly Banner. BY fcANKIN &XEVINV Xarrest CIronlatlonof ony?aperiub Usiodthls Senatorial District. FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 187S. The latest returns place Schleicher's majority at 4582. Nearly every newspaper in the State regrets th& defeat of Hancock. t Gov. HubSarD proclaims the dayvbf thanksgiving for Thurs day i8tli mst, J-.- 1 --. - Since the election there isa renewed Interest in Maj. Tenn's religious meetings' at Austin. . Nearly one half of the Eng lish cotton mills have stopped work on. account of the depres sion in trade. The Denison Hetaldh con stantly reminding the people that it is the live and reliable paper of Nortfi Texas. At .Bridgeport, Conn., a jury found Mrs. Alexander guilty of Ynurd;r and sentenced her to the penitentiary for life. John O'Cqnner, an ex-mem-"ber of congress hae been arres ted at Dayton, O., charged with forging a pension certificate. Austin -wants a railro...

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. — 15 November 1878

i- I n- k r N L r ml Local MsHig3nci lift. P. A. Make is the duly authorized travelling .agent of ibcBanm:r. Owls are trumps. Sunday last was very and sul try. On Monday: we had a slight norther. A Close Shave. Capt. Mc Clung is elected justice by a majority of six. Cotton continues to arrive freely, but prices are very un satisfactory to iarmers. The platforms at "the depot are crowded "with cotton and the yard is full ofcars. Everything was remarkably quietyesterday; nothing stirrings ' orfKvhlch to base a loke. A;''FiNE ball came off last mehtat the Germania Hall un der theTiuspiccs of the club. Frost. On Wednesday morning this vicinity was visi ted by a white frost; the first of the season. Died. On the 8th Inst, Annie L. wife of Edward Brophy. The funeral took place on Saturday. Mr. Robert O'Nell, who has charge of Irington, Mr. Wood's fine stallio"n, showed the best groomed animal on the ground. Di. We regret to learn that Mr. Henry Wood, of Long Point, lost his wife on Saturd...

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. — 15 November 1878

" v. - ' " J U5k- -;ip""i aMP!88grBetej" tSJ9j-c-. -er- . iv-t . EontefaM Farm. ."-?. - "- As the. cuttihgtforfa and -the remSvaC'oftrees areas' much tfieM-kspTtlie forester as their rtiwthtl, thought the tollowing remark's regarding an fdea'sug aesfed during "a trip west some months ago, might be a legitf- mate contribution to your de partment orforestry. In many c'ases,;very especial ly where the ground on which' "the" forest stands is needed lor tillage, or for grownlng the or dinary crops o( .the' farm,- it is desirable" not .Only t6 remove th'difunk of'the trte ivith the foliage which'shades the'ground, but also. thesstumpr- -which, if ieft,"Stands in the way of the plbyKtid'harrov.-.-ahd-so causes much1 -loss of' timer In passing around' t," There are, patented articles for extracting thestum'p after" the trunk" lias been cut , away, :but the employment of which requires' considerable -.outlay, either in their purchase, .or hire, or in pay of men skilled in their use. .What I ...

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. — 22 November 1878

s jjMmLr A ... -- - m - - --- c 1 n- BEE 13 NHAM i r 4 M i-: &. . f & If I- " P h Is .' 3 5 r Sc..- & w 1"- - &' V. ?- -fm ESTABLISHED 1865. Published Dally .and TTeeklv. TSAXIUX A IXVIrf, rtoprietors., Bates of Subscription: Pan: on onpyoneyear,, ... Weekly, one copy one wi..... SO 00 ... 2 00 Transient and Legal advertisements fnserl m l ft TMtr winsrd for first Insertion, and W ecntefpct square for each subsequent loser- I -Marrteee and Obimarv notices, exceeding etafct llneshalf price. Editorial notices of a pwelv Imsisess character, 10 cents a line each insert tea: A number of heavy business failures are reported in Eng land. Coi Forney, has started a tew paper in Philadelphia, call- .'THREE-CAM) -- a- raonte sharks ia San,-Antonio catch, greenies and fleece them. ' m Quite a number 01 members of congress have already arriv ed m Washington. i ; - - Amsvi. Gardner, a once fa- nioiis pugilist, and his ivife are now inmates of an eleemosyni- ary institution in .New...

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. — 22 November 1878

w ,. " x": i -" - '.' Tkly Banner. BY RANKIN . LEVIN. -, Xari?estCIrcnlalioaofany3?apcrpul)' "llsa irttas Senatorial District. 'nlDATt : fXov. 22JS7S. The Official Rotnrns. "At last we are enabled to present,to our readers the offi cial election returns of this county, in. tabular form. The county judge did not finish cast- - injpup the vote untiLyesterday afternoon. We have to, defer out remarks on. the , result till another day; meanwhile our friends can amuse -themselves making calculations'. The grave robbers at Zanes ville; Ohio; have been indicted bythegrandjury. ' - On the 30th of June '1878--IHereSras 397238' post 'offices in the United States. .,The Hempstead' Courier has onnetl "its winter, suifcand now trutsin-a "patentjacket" . . Goy.HunDrj4!is .at.hi? old Jrjcks. He delivered the-open-Tngfaddres' St the Georgetown fain ' " " " .1' - V The safes in the Tyler fire all melted, " like lead. Many of them -were the latest improved "fire-proof." . A rumor is in circluation at ...

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. — 22 November 1878

5v . v ujm. a . Kp i.v.ve.T.,.Juj.L H - - -?" L i - ft w ,- I J. T f- s N 11 Scial" XSmfof.,Villn$Tlcr.!. " i o a t) TI Rnlrt . 117 11 0 IX WJIIiammin nn, IV Oov if, " o - Oovernpr.. 117 10 ll-l 1S7 SJ 6 117 R .1(4 110 SI 102 tin s 1I 43 22 101 117 S 14 IKS 2 1ft! . 117 t. 117 8 4SU: Tf All, ft&las, weal, uovcrnor .llten. l.. w. iuck; J .. Um,,A1' K V Chandler,, Ajrj-. tcn l' Aitnor, SUI-llllen,,) i . . ... HA3iVT;i.Canii miller . A cirmAin J-- PliLnliW! ttWM fcrtuton, rTM-asuwr W C1M,l . -" r J Hcnriler," 5 Cora taort Officd-. -tJ F Moore, . . J II Bell, J Chief Jii-ti e. .. 51 II Bnnner, J - . A Conner, J Associale Justice . -John llaueock, ( . ., ". ft... .. O W Jones, S Jpongresa W Thompson,? -. W'KHoman, I Senate. .T M M IllUmj, J. . BOfiny. LesUlatnrp KE Carter, ) . ..- .,, All-Adams,) AStalge 5 Floater .. J K Lipscomb, , - . J 11 ilcAdoo, J County Jndge. UKrns, 1 - ....... JIJIoore. J District Clerk. II M Lewis, )-,..- JJ.Chnton JCount) derlr... .. Clark, 1 . . .. Si 38i ...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 22 November 1878

! - 'icv , j.e: "V '".a 5 r5 C, . &r c -, - v s ' ' .Homo and Farm. -' .. - Sheop in Toxa. Thcwool growers of western Texas arc - improving their modes, and through the s " San Antonio Express, publish an article ttpda the sheep interest of that portion of ! "BreState, fromhTch we glean the follow ing advice as to. breeds t TJiffflock men are .becoming better ers a e4w,lhetrne, methods of handling their J flecks on the range, and the fleeccsat shear- untune, but too little attention has been 1 jira to the character of the breed, though . during the past Eighteen months a much feater interest has teen manifested, and " v every year must n'ecessariiy show the grow "er (hat it is'largdy to his pecuniary interest to mgrbve theoreed by selecting that kind of stock which shall be most economic to herd, hardy and prolific and with -wool loBg-staplea and pnme Medium to fine in quaky. We; think our flock-masters -will see thai it is to their interest to givaatten tion to the snecess of t...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Brenham weekly banner. — 29 November 1878

-.W "-S." "V J mm ri- i-a ik i W JjjJjjI.1j 3I JZLiXt " : ESTABLISHED 1865. " .t.muVuJmy - Published "Datlr anil YTecklj. XAXKIX EEVIK, "Proprietors. Xarg-est Circulation of any Paper pub lished la this Senatorial District. , "" Rates ot Subscription! Jiallr. one copy one year,, .. . Wetklr. one copy one year. . SOCO 200 Transient aol Lejral advertisements insert ed at SUOjwrsquare for first Insertion, anil 73 cents per square for each jutbcquent Inser tion, MarriaRe anil Outtuarr notices, exceeding lghtlines, haUpnce Editorial notices of a portly luktneod character, 10 cents a line each Insertion. i yM y iffl Secretary Skersiak denoun ces the trade dollar as a fraud. Welldorn's majority for con gress in. the third district will be nearly 25,000. Ex-mayor 4- Oakey Hall, of New York is now city editor of the Sun of that city. Citizens are still being arres ted in Florida by United States marshals for interfering with elections. Missouri has elected a g. b. congressmen ; she also elec...

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. — 29 November 1878

Sj t .. . , &- r. - k y .--- - --. N- WasHm- -Tto.Tmfi j N 7 VWdl V E9MVA BV RANKirf S: LEVIK. P. A. MABIE, Traveling Agent. I'itipAT, Vz JTor. 59, 1S7S. AT-Sedalia, Mo., the colored Maspnsjjiave a Royal Arch Chapter- 1 The Llngard troupe opened an engagement at Denison on Monday last "" "' ' la'the; second Congressional jJiulberson has beeneUVfe ted.Ey a majority of 10,535 over O'Ncai. Conkling visited Washington last week, but .having the sulks like a mule, delined an invita tion to visit the president. - . - Somc -of our exchanges that area little scarce of, advertise ments, -are still running the Aus tin'platform, in-order to fill up. The Denison Ha aid is per haps a little "previous," but it announces Thomas F Bayard as its candidate for the presi dency in 1880. The trial of the Grimes coun ty bulldozers Is still progressing at Austin. The prosecution. have sent for thirteen more-witnesses from Navasota. The Vermont legislature has gassed a resolution instructing Vermont co...

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. — 29 November 1878

-S t . l" U asssessazs Local Intelligence. " Corner lo fi:rs had to aban ; "don their business On Tuesday. Newly elected officers are jusy preparing their official i -ttonds.- j -"Saturday was a briu;lit pleas- ant day over head but was Avln- -Idy and dusty. But few people were in town - .-'yesterday, consequently busl ''ness was rather dull. Barouche forsalevery cheap r will exchange for feed. Ap " "ply at Park's livery stable: - , Mechanics Engine company expect to receive their engine in the course a couple of weeks. - " County Court. This tribun al J was in session Friday for , , th&transactiort of probate busi--'ness. ., 26 The Hog Marshal and his able corps of deputies on jThursday-xaptured 26 head of -TiogsT '" . -Ice. Wednesday morning was" the coldest of the seasou. Ice sras formed in exposed places. ,Jiie commissioner's court mil, meet on Friday for the purpose-of approving the bonds of th'e'elc'ict." Cistern. Workmen are now engaged in digging a fire cirtern at the in...

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. — 29 November 1878

s. TMW.-J.f 'Jk.'JW JW-S mWWHWLT'1.-' 1CT :m.v4Ji i..imi, .uii niTga . - -. : . -. - -v- -t 'Home anfcFarm. "WHEAT. A gentleman living in San rAntonfo .sent samples' of wheat ' grown near tliat city and Dallas te ihe-fiaiue Fat titer for com parison jivith that grown else ..where. The paper states that ' the-Svheat would gradeltfo. I in the Chicago market. Jt has Been demonstrated by experi ment that wheafcan be success- ' fully grown in southern Texas. Several gentlemenTaised exper imental crops last spring: the 'quality and-y ield was satisfacto- ry. In .bayette, Austin, Bas- ), Caldwell and Victoria coun- "wheat has been successfully secL Whenever the farmers in. this vicinity raise enough Vheaf-'fo justify the expense, parties will be found who "will S ';:... Sn n r ...cc " iUL'Up .0, UUUIUIg Mill! Ul SUill- "icienksizeJ'tqsupply tlie demand. iWe hve !heard nothing said 'vabotitsiowingv.'heat in this coun- ty tins fall, and do not know thathny hasieen planted. Ev- jvry farmer -w...

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. — 6 December 1878

yj-.r jl - -i--.l 'fcfc--KJ.? 1 " I I i i 'I i xtliJN 11 A1V1 W JJil xSJu I ESTABLISHED 1865. Published Illy TTeeklj. HANK1X & LEVI", rmprletor. larsrest Clolatlonotray Paperpub Usnedin this Senatorial District.; Rates of Subscription: Daily, one copy one year, . . S8MJ Weekly, one copy one year, .... . SOU nates or Advertising: Transient and Legal advertisements Insert d at S1.50 per square for flret Insertion, and -75 cents per square for each subsequent Inser tion, Marriage and Obltnarv notices, exceemns eight lines, half price, lilitorlal notices ofa purely Imslnwj character, 10 cents a line each insertion . The .Waco Examiner' indul- gesin a whole column of "gusb" over Thanksgiving day. ' Charleston dispatches say that Gov. Hampton will be elect ed United, States senator. The. 'secretary of war .reports the total strength of the enlis ted men in the army as 24,766 men. WoNDEEif the local reporter on fhe Houston Telegtam is hoggish.' He says he was "nos ing around after item...

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. — 6 December 1878

JJf V ft IS i WesklvL. Banner. K " - ' ' v Tsr, . JjjKAXKIN & LEVIN. rrSOtABIE, Tra. ding Agent Pkidat, : :Dpc. G, 1S78?- PAPfiRteeth are Germaninvention. the newest. "Mexican dollars are selling in New York at 85 to 86 1-2 cents. . , Secretarv Shxmax will only buy trade dollirs on the same basis ?s other bullion. The Potter committee has not yet decided to what extent testimony will be,taken. A conscience stricken man in Philadelphia has sent a 100 d-aft tqthe United States treas ury- ". Mr. Yoshida Kiyonari, the Japanese Minister, has left for home. He has been in Wash ingtonour years. s - . ATyFranklii, Lat a negro man who had attempted to out rage two' white ladies, was taken 4 out of jaii TLtid unceremoniously ilUHJJ. ",& ' ,5 "' ; s Members of the lobby are ih jtp Washington in full force and it is evident that they epect to gather sweets, from thejprescnt . .congress. - r " Editors of count papers in Texas are a cold-blooded set of men ; they are all calling on their ...

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. — 6 December 1878

V- 31 mm Local Intelligence. Corl D. C. Giddings left for Washington several days ago. 1 Torn Verein baWf on Friday tfie 13th inst, at Eldridge Hall. Apple merchants and street auctioneers did not make any raonc5' on Saturday. Prices of cotton are yet ex tremely unsatisfactory' and pro ducers selUvery rcluctently. Attention is called to the certificate of the" correctness of Wilkins' scales in another col umn. JohNSON and Willis the two robbers captured in Houstou passed up on Saturday night's train en route to Austin. Considerable cotton is yet in the fields in the vicinity ot Travis, on Kentucky ridge in Austin county. We areinformed that Thanks giving day was wholly unob served in Hempstead. The schools were not closed. Fruit dealers complain that a large proportion of the apples lately received are in bad order, many of them being "specked." The jury in thej&ioore case now'on trial at LajGrange was completed late on Saterday evening and the trial was,to liavebgan yesterday m...

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. — 6 December 1878

-- v - . :t.j..iiLjiu'U..jt?y:HA-iltrJW,. I" X y f i u EBBb Wi Farm. SWEETNESS. Much has been said by the . newspapers lately in regard to f the adulterations, practiced by the sugar remvrin the east. $t is" even said that all the rcfin ' ers in Baltimore, Jfhiladelphia, - New York'" and Boston that V madef apure article of sugar ' - . . . . .. - irom tpe business and compelled to close-their-manufactories by those who use adulterations. The honcstmanufacturers being unable to compete with them in prices. The Courier-Journal contains an article-showing that most ofjthe sugars and syrups used contain rank and deadly poison. That paper quotes Dn J. P. Bamuair.who says: "I Jiave' examined quite'a'number of refined sugars and feyrups during the' past few months, and have not been able to obtam-a. single sample, except whole or - cut-lodf, .which wasfree- from- artihcial glucose, prepared irom starch-hv the action nf-siilnhnr- .. UxXr . ) r t "ic acid.) muriate, of iron and , other -equa...

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. — 13 December 1878

ft r YA7" ID1 17 IaI ...r...... - ..n .i- .i in r - wJi ",LI " wmt " j Bm sifr -"- i wt-i. . -m --- -ii-. - ESTABLISHED 1865. BBEKHAM, TEXAS, FBIDAY, JM&S vr t.- ti." Is & it lildvcuftamSJttttcv Published Dally and IVcclOj. j- TlANlwIXsi XSTIi', rioprietor. v; Xareest Circatation of any Papsr pub--sllshcd la tMs Sanatoria! District. ' T Kates of Subscription! J)ailrt Tine cor one year, i - Weekly, one copy one year, , $900 200 15tOT ot AUToniHiis. Transient and Isa tlTlImeat lnrt cdatSl.Vlperwinare forflreUnscrtion, ami VlwnUpcrSqiSe for wum subsequent ln..er- 1 xrirrlira aiil OUtuan" notices, oxcceumR nnrclv business thai laracter', 10 eraU a Hue each "insertion., kmumj-uf-MJ 'Macon, Miss., has just had a 55209,000 fire. Parson Veal is being para , graphed by the press gang. - JlEARirtwo feet of snow tell aLJaroestownANew York, on - gffltdayv -7 . VIT3E0RETAR,'rCHU?z Js PP0S ed'tb giving the army control ,oT tlie Indians. "j. '"The English parliament has "Tieen convened on ...

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. — 13 December 1878

&l Si 7 . - if" v' t X JSvn eauntv. and? W claims tWTar srAr-Pr.t.r r.nmmittee have. Hv . .. ....-. 37-i3ecW0 to send a sub-cominit- iWtee to 'Louisania to continue tile JllvLi$;a.uwii. Gen. N. Pr Banks, of Rea JUyer fame, is a- candidate for "appointment ofU. S. marshal "of Massachusetts;. ' '. : "''js.JE. Eaton, for sixty years ajnerchant in Boston, by his will leaves 580,000 to the young .mens cliristian union j&,the 4th of Decemfiet the government receipts were : In ternal revenue 5403, 316 15-; customs S348-4S3 73- ' ? ' ' V T . c The matrimonial mainia is an v :j : .l,,..V.,M.t-ttir t-ntfv rAIl our exchanges are teeming i j with accounts ofweddings. j?v " ' Wallace; ot J.'cnnv nasintro tt'li, "duceda Mr? in the senate to lt calLin all the; trade dollars and "C.tf vn ..n? 4-tm info Ml"h:MirirV IC1.U11U HIV.11 i.. .. ...y coin. Atto&xey General, Devxns itfrbeKevedAvill retire fromthe cabinet to aceept the appoint ment of U. S. "judge for New England. f ' The editors ...

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. — 13 December 1878

rs f- ''- 1 ;saHH.-. t im. hh 4 ?&, -I S3 r & k -- H ! 44- ? fe" -S-4 I -. K4z --.. .r" , , L - n '.., J", r c- i$ : &. Bs . ,, tT 1111. nmini nil 11 1.1- a-iaj... -;..,i,UJU j. - . .. . . .. i . " .T ( .. . I -r. . . -t lt.i, 1 rnnnf TnrtKMnHrtiiee. L Y , jv I m.. ...... I S-FARStifes from the-west end of vthecount' report crops gen erally .gathered. Salt. Wc are informed that the supply ofsalt in tins market Is nearly .exhausted. tFiRE Cistern". The cistern at the, intersection of Ant and Quitman streets has been com- pleted. ' p Turners Ball. Don't for get the Brenham Turn Verien anniversary ball at Eldridge Hall to-night A Ninepounder. Mr. Isaac - -Hill, of Mill creek, -sends the Banner, a. .sweet potatoe weighing-nine pounds. In spite of,the hog-marshal, the hog-ordinance and the hog- pound,- the. hogs continue to perambulate die streets. The ladies of Burton will give a supper and concerton Tues-daythe-4tli inst.for tberben efit of the Methodist church. -IJall gard...

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. — 13 December 1878

m v tr. . S1 g3?- fc R :.? Ri fe. r .' Is s&iT" r Is-?? I SI? te IfiS-i ' m u JL. Lome and Farm. Farm Preparations . We notice that' some of our tno?t experienced and uccess iul planters have commenced, active preparations: for another Crop: many of them are' using" the most improved labor-saving' implements, such as stalk-cutters, sub-soil plows, harrows Sit., with which they .are plac ing their lands' in good condi tion for cultivation. In the vi cinty ot Seidel's store corn stalks have been -"cut to-smitn-ereens and plowed u'nder as ma nure. This is i move .in the right direction, and if contin'-' ued,. can;, but., result advanta geously to the farming interest of Washington c&unty. Too little, attention has. heretofore, been paid by dur-Xarmers to the important item of manuringand enriching, tfieir lands, which has "been made apparent by "the yearly decline in the produc tion of their soil.- Itvnow beT hooves planters, whoare de pendent upon the income of their farm. pro...

Publication Title: Brenham Weekly Banner
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