The Watchman (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 28, 1870

W. K. FOSTER,
"®l)t llUll of the People sl)onlb Rule."
PROPRIETOR.
VOL. IV.
GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, MAY 28, 1870.
NO. 6.
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Gen. Sam Houston's Remains to
be Removed.
The following joint resolution was
| ofljpred in the House on the 10th inst,
by Stockbridge :
A joint resolution to remove the
mortal remains of Governor Sam
Houston from the city of Huntsville
to Independence, and appropriation
to defray the expenses of the same.
Whereas, The mortal remains of
Governor Sam Houston are interred
in the city of Huntsville. without j
One column per year,
Half " " "
even a stone to mark the spot; and
whereas it is. the wish and intention
10 oolof the surviving members of his fami-
150 00
75 00
Forty-five words or less constitute an
inch. The above terms are in Specie.
Currency taken at its value. Our terms
will be invariably in advance.
PROFESSIONAL.^
iR. JOHN E. WALKER Physician.
Georgetown, Texas. Office at E.
Sansom's store.
The People's Party.
It will bo seen that the President of
the Convention of Conservative Editors,
lately held in this city, has appointed the j
State Board of Commissioners for the !
People's Party of Louisiana. These ap-
pointments are announced elsewhere.—
They include well known gentlemen of
great intelligence and high standing in
the city, who have never been politicians
or partisans, but have a large interest
and will Command a great influence
among /ill classes of people.
Those who approve the movement and
who wish to co-operate in the eftort to re-
lease our State from the great burden and
disgrace of a purely partizan rule, will
give their aid and sanction to the recom-
mendations of the editors, without stop-
lv to remove the same to the town of ping to enquire and discuss as partisans
Independence, that they may rest in doubtless will, whether these recommen-
the family cemetrv, and by the side of | Nations are made by persons who have
his honored consort, and an^ auth°rjty or credentials therefor.
Ti7 tj- i • 11 . I A good idea needs no such sanction.
Whereas, It is highly becomin0 . Honest men arc willing to accept, adopt
and obligatory on the k-tate of Texas, j and act upon it from what source soever
even ^t this late date, to, pay proper | it may come—and such we deem the
; respect and honor to him who was j proposition of the Conservative editors.
Dr. JOHN E. WALKER, Physician. I truly the father of the State. There- j , & '? evident to every reflecting citizen
Georgetown, Texas. Office at R. I fore. i' present rule of tlic Radicals is a
r> / j mi 4. • • i -u I most corrupt, incompetent and demorali-
j RtM, That a joint committee . zing one. t'hat it i/destn,ctive alike of
FJ. MAN LOVE, Attorney at Law, j composed of live members of each the honor, the credit and peace of the
• Austin, Texas. Prompt attention | house of this .Legislature, and citi-< state, among the decent, respectable and
given to all business entrusted to his care, j zens, to be selected by this committee, i honorable communities of the civilized
be appointed, whose dutv it shall be 1 wor^? until it expels from office the igno-
TOHN T. COFFEE, Lawyer, George-; to confer with the
members of the
♦J town, Texas. Office next door above
J. L. Brittain's store.
family of Governor Houston, and fix
• some time and superintend the re-
Ff. H. HENDERSON, Attorney at i moval of the remains of Governor
Law, Georgetown, Tex. Practices j Houston from the city of Huntsville
in the Courts of Williamson and adjacent j and deposit tlio
counties. , cemetrv, as proposed
GRANT & CLARK, Dental Surgeons, I and that the committee shall procure
Austin, Texas. Office—Room 24.' a metalic case with proper devices
Avenue Hotel. One of the firm will be j and inscriptions on the same and
in attendance at all hours.
HUGHES & MONTGOMERY, At-
torneys at Law, Georgetown, Texas.
Special attention given to all matters en-
trusted to their care.
WJ. OLIPHANT, Photographer, Pe-
• can Street, Austin Texas, has the
finest and oldest established Gallery in | ted a shaft with proper inscriptions,
the city, and gives complete satisfaction j over the grave of Governor Houston
or refunds the money. Gallery open
from 9 a. m., to 4 p. m.
| rant, venal mongrel crew who now fill the
I highest offices in the government.
; It is equally clear that if we expel the
Radicals, the leaders and managers of so-
! called Democrats will introduce another
set of equally unfit and untrustworthy
wrnip in the family persons. So far as the honor and welfare
bv his familv I 01 ttlc estate are con cei nea?ineie
' choose between the two.
And this is the conviction of the great
majority of our best citizens. It is on this
conviction the People's party is organized,
with a view of reclaiming the government
and the offices from dishonest and virulent
partisans, and restoring them to citizens
of conservative character, of integrity,
and the requisite capacity to administer
the same honestly intelligently and effi-
eientlv.—A7". O. Times.
place the body in this case prepara-
tory to its removal.
Resolved, That it shall be the duty
of this committee to contract for, su-
perintend and cause to be built a curb
stone wall of proper dimensions en-
closing this cemetery, and to be erec-
Tribute to Lieutenant Russell.
Lampasas, Texas, May 17, 1870.
Whereas, on last Saturday at noon,
within twelve miles of this place,
Major Wm. Russell of the Ujiited
States Army, fell by the hands of a
savage in his defense of our homes
against the brutal savages who infest
our frontier. In his death a gallant
and brave soldier died; and may his
name ever remain dear to us: and,
Whereas, We would be recreant to
our duty, and act contrary to our na-
ture, were we not to express, from the
depths of our hearts, that sense of
gratitude which we feel for one who
sacrifices his heart's blood to protect
our rights, especially onr wives and
children, from the scalping knife of
the ruthless savage; and,
Whereas, He was on yesterday bu-
ried in our village graveyard with
military honors. Be it therefore
Resolved, That we, the undersigned,
in common with our citizens, do most
deeply lament and regret this sad oc-
currance, and hereby offer his friends
and relatives our tenderest sympa-
thies and condolence in their heavy
bereav em ent F urther,
Resolved, That we request the pa-
pers friendly to frontier protection to
publish this preamble and resolu-
tions.
Very Respectfully,
Ben Gooeh.
A. P. Anderson.
Hugh McVay.
S. W. Hood.
J. F. Toland.
Moses Hughes.
A. J. Freeman.
John Nichols.
J, L. Casbeer.
M. J. Scott.
M. Martin.
T. P. Dawson.
F. D. Fletcher.
T. Weaver.
J. H. Landrum
J. S. Brown.
D. T. Gwin.
W. C. Franks.
J. C. Edwards.
A. J.Northi njrton.
j M. W. Northington. N.G. Hisgins.
i John Quillin W. B. Pace.
Newspaper Development.—The Lon-
don Pall Mall Gazette applies the lawj
of development by differentiation to!
newspapers. It savs:
G (Established, Austin, JS51.)
T. BOARDMAN, Dental
• operates with all the latest
provements.
or no pain
Office—Side
Surgeon,
im-
The "serenity" of Belton was
after the removal of the bodv as pro- j of development by differentiation to! luffied on TVednesday even-
posed. " i newspapers. It savs: i ing, but not by "Belton desperadoes"
Besolml, That the commanding; The newspapers is rapidly develop- f*]?r T.10 a-.^f °L ?e ®w' P®fee al,d
General of the Fifth Military District j ing by differentiation. The journals t&jt ®
be requested to furnish a military ; of the future will be of two sorts—a ^ ° ^
ints. Teeth extracted with little : gU{lrd of honor to accompaiiv the re-! journal of the few and a journal for
in by the use of Rhigolene bpray. j mains duri the
removal of the the man v. The former will be deco-
Side entcrance, rear of Rust & e | v , ,, . , «
r.n, Avwinp Austin ; same. i*ous and dear; there is reason to fear
Co.'s Store, Avenue, Austin.
! ! Resolved, That the sum of ten thou-j that the latter will be cheap and
T W. POSEY, Attorney and Counselor | sand ($10,000) dollars, or so much : nasty. The one may be a paper " writ-j,
~* t T 4 " 1 thereof as may be necessary, be and j ten by gentlemen for gentlemen," the j _0We\er' (we
is hereby appropriated out of any other by blackguards for blackguards.
monev that mav be in the Treasurv,
v •/ «■ ~
not otherwise appropriated, to pay
the expenses of the same.
This act shall be in full force from
and after the passage thereof.
O • at Law, Land and Collecting Agent,
Georgetown, Texas. Practices in the
District and County Courts of William-
son and surrounding counties and in the
Supreme and Federal Courts at Austin.
Prompt attention given to paying taxes,
buying and selling lands, &c.
¥P. BEALL, M. D., Physician and
• Obstetrican, Georgetown, Texas.
Rates of Charges:—For visit and medi-
cine in town, (specie) $2 00; for mileage
The TV ay of the Transgressor is
Hard.—A letter of the 10th, from
Weatherford, in the Waxahachie Ar-
gus, says: " The District Court is in
who have made, sustained and exe-
cuted the law for us during the past
few years—the U. S. soldiers. A
squad of about half a dozen tarried
with us a day or so to spree a little
and have some fun. The onlv fun,
are happy to say, to
save a "reign of terror,'') that we
j heard of was the little fisticuffing
i they did for " Whiskey Jack " and a
j knock down or two among themselves,
i —Belton Journal.
The Austin Journal says that at a
Mr. Crudup moved a suspension j session, with Hon .A. B .Norton presi j meeting of the Austin Typographical
•f the rules to allow the appropria-
tion mentioned in the foregoing joint
ding, and H. H. Sneed, of vour town, i
per mile, $1 56;*for prescription in ordin- j resolution, to be made by joint resolu-j ac^nc as District Attorney. Convic-
ary cases, $1 00; for extracting teeth, j tion, to be made by joint resolution tions are abundant, and evil doers al-
$1 00; for Obstetrical attention in an or-; i stead of by bill, as required by the! ready realize that "the way of the
Union, Mr. H. Z. Osborne was elected
as delegate to the International Typo-
grapical Union, which meets on the
first Monday in June, at Cincinnati.
dinary case, $10 00. For all other ser- j ruje&
vices a corresponding bill will be charged.
Prompt attention will be given, and
prompt settlement will be exacted. Of-
fice with lljughes & Montgomery. At
night, at residence.
transgressor
is hard."
Union county,
one marriage in
name should be
S. C., has only had
three months. The
changed
Of the entire
number of criminal trials, at this
writing, there has been but one ac-
(\ u i tu I."
The heaviest dealer in dry goods
iu Collin county, Texas, is Colonel L.
W. Oglesby, of Piano, who gives in
his sales for the vear 18(59 at $340.-
2<>0.

Foster, W. K. The Watchman (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 28, 1870. Georgetown, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth235848/. Accessed September 23, 2014.