The Alamo Star (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 13, 1854 Page: 1 of 4
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THE ai.AMtl STAB.
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BJJT LITTLE SPACE
TEXAS, MAY 13, 1851.
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killed. ! made up my mind to stay th;re tin- j ry, ami after thinking a while, asked tt« to
til I was able to leave. During the next day | (/rink. We couldn't refuse and after taking
I was. taken dangerously nick] so much so strung pull, we told the (lea, wo wanted a
ited to write article* for the Stui.
4TJt,MS OK SUlJSCltUvriakN :
We will turuish the Alam-o at*the low
rate ot fifty cents jfcr Volume, of * x month-,
or five cents per single copies, invatiably in
advance, 4 , *
"Wtíl'*NÍSH0H*,h Í In' S I' A H to i.rlU-lirt oí / t£*-í?rf/ t-j
at the reduced price ot /'< ■: hf U.4Li>$.
Behoof, in gen «va I, will • commit their inter*
if- rrKLIHIIKD KVBKY
W BWWWUJIt " v * Co* .1 tlmt f was expected to die every moment. I j furloug^rü^rj^lt!© months. Ho wan sorry wo
The"STAIl I* devoted to me advancement of remained there about three weeks, (longer nrere so soon to leave, but instead of a fur-
the Youth in Literature and Morality. We j thau I wished),at tho expiration of %\lii^'U ^ frnvc* i#honorable discharge."
will give our opinion on allIsr The lat- > tune, being considerably better, and hearing j We staid about three days, when wo set
mmWaiul spiciest wit wilfralwaybe found that. uOld S:tmtn; and Santa Anna had had OU| t)II ,mr tto visit tho jN)ld folks.it
In the Sr.vit. j 51 light, 1 thought it was time to h)< k about. home.". We had a pi casaut time of it, ar*
The Youth, of thK and other Statea^re aoUc- [ no I settled my bill and started ojf. 1 tfrav- jn Xlajvftjjm in 4ue iirnfinn
eled a day or two, when 1 arrived in sight ofn ; 7
Mexican house. After a little recommit rein#
I rode up and dismounting entered, (and I !
tell you, IMph, I saw a jjc rl there, Ws autifttl
as an angel.) 1 asked for réfeshments, and
commenced talking wi^jjP^he old man, when
he told me that yon had left about an hour !
\ou. I rod ' t-ty ta 4 üm brsi two or tivree ' married an I settled down, 1 am now
est by Clobing tojjeth'T for our shott.
I trav- I
Two months elapked ond I left for Bwn Mi*
tomo, intending to makeit my ¡«rmancnt
abode. _. - -
The tale is soon ended: Marks is marrieS
and resides in Ausíinj I finis's fatlter died,
long since, of gr^ef; an I I, after passing
I did u t wait long but put out alter through innumerable Vurdships, have, at last,
I rode m (iv fa4, tie* lir-t two oe three '
All communication* or matters of baMneaa, f ^£|urS au l Oftíy slopned on v* to take a meal, j vug at my trade in San Antonio, aivl iióW,
£ mile reader, I have come to
of a man on liorse back. I kn w it must i •rut: í:nu.
iti order to receive prompt attrmion, mii'l be and yesterday alsMit 'J oV1o *!ff canio in hi^bt
pre-paid, and addre ^ed f(i
N&WOOMII, WniTKMOMI, & Ci\,
Han Anton it , Te*a«*.
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Wriiteii for i!i!' Alamo Star.
ju>vi:NTrnu:s in texas.
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be you, and was about, to dart in full ¿rallop
ai'U'i vo% wt#li I «a^¡ tyuu HUiroimdtd l y
aho«it liíty ol those ^'^reasers.'11 I imuicdi-
ate I y t i rued oil of the road and rode up as
close as jHHsible to their camp. 1 could not
aseeriaiu, distinctly,' what they were saying
but I learned cir>u; !t to convine * nve that
CAan'i r IV you-were to. be shot nt>.\t morniu an I so f
"líow duF fou lióme to know that I was bnstrn- d otfto get assistanee, and m-eti,'^ a
confined by the Mexicans ?" I asked after we ! Mc*ir'iu ,*uuil>V wIn were moving. I rode up
had got. fairly «tider way, j u<1' my ' old h, ' J told them to fur-
^That you shall soon know," said he, ' but ¡ n'v'4 I1)^ Wl^1 M>mo ^sv artitdes, that f re-
first telhiw.l'hat bcwaiitf^f l«ouis/' / «juirtsl. I hey did so, out ol mere teat. On
I tlien eorninoiu'edl frowr Uto be¡^iiining and# around I was star! led at seeing, in the
narrated tho whole up to Uto timo of my^^nw, the main party of the M • \ieau tr«H>ps
A"~ ^ 1 turned in y hoi
u Poor fellow," said Mnrk^Mter I
ished, u he's better oil* /but it wiU
poptpld'father's heart, to hear that his
Bon, was killed in such a manner, and by
*av*£ea.H- 1 '
"I know it will," 1 answered, "but tell mo
how you came to know that I was a prisoner?
that's If hat ootifouiKla me."
'«Uricn^^tOit fco, " •ftd'Jht *ttaek mfde
«p#n ua by t^o ImUgiii, *% made my^ way
down tfeo river, ^oífecl €t a ferry, kept
by a Mcxican. itein^ rather tired ind wea-
ry, and tUiiikif|g that all handu were
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coming towaiSü m.\ I turned, my hoi e and
lied, Koing fc*a<!le~t$ whmi you Wi's >ronliued.
Being a goQd&*fój& fi¿nolar -the re^t you
4i I hardly know bow to thank you John,"
Vr illi é pÜu.M'•, u\mu in lehfmí t< you
Wi rode along quietly for th« '-iWt of the
night nothing of much interest happening,
¡lelilí tired and sore we stoppggj, about 10
o'clock, at a crwk, twenty miles from where
we starti^l^ and that evening we rode into
camp ati^ repc>rtc<l to Uie fkmeral all our ad-
venturefi. The old fellow looked pretty sor-
Mtyftl'mk t,f h\is\ut. Uu *la in the largeit
unbioken empire it>r extent that ever e*Med j
orriipy m- vaM regions oi Europeutid A ia, awl
nearly one >axth ol the habitable glübe* It U
ioity one times the s - of France, and oat
hundred and thirty eight times fbat of Et g«
latul. Yet it was t M> vutall for fb® ambf*
ti'on i>f Alexander, who is reported to have said /
* I ui-sj.r opun having the Bait its to skat" upottf~
i!te Caspian tor a bathing place, the Black $«W-
a^ a wash hand ha*m, and the Koith Ptícifte
Or ean á* a ii*h pond." IIc ^encroached ota
1'artary lot a pasture, on Persia and Cieorgia
for a vinyArd, on Torkey OH d?0*
land for a farm, on Finlaiuf and Lapland
hunting ground^.and took part of North Amer-
ica . a pla< e ol^banKhment for offenders.M
Au houest lurfñer was invited to attend a party
at th • village Munire's ornj evening, when the
w: i music, both vocab|MMU.il^t11|Ttffe
.!. • ' ^ M^ He,ndnf,ii^UVthc.
M W'11 lafiiicr, how did yon eojt y youritlf
la%* ni^ht 1 -Were not the quartettes eieel-
Jc nf 1" f
••Why, sir,. I ean't say, for 1 did'nt Unte 9tmt
but the pork rhop* wr-reihe finest, t ever ale,"
The man who swallows! a whetstone te
•harpen hi appetite, haa lnee eaten bimaell
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Newcomb & Whitemond. The Alamo Star (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 13, 1854, newspaper, May 13, 1854; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176973/m1/1/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.