Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 8, 1857 Page: 2 of 4
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Tuctihdy, and a nambet of
(8 to one < v
) and more vote* than abe ha giren for
yeara (perhapeevar) to any candidate for
a «rlctly a farming and plant-
hashed very little change in her
years. We submit, then, that
is a triamphaot vindication of
the many ridiculous charges
comparisons, the votes of Mr. Ban-
counties of Cass, Titus, Harrison,
River, Ac., are equally honorable to
show that «here he is personally
the people, he is a popular man. and
qualified for the office to which be hsa
BT" The Washington American has suspended
r oi paamuge • %
that Mr. T.
i and 60
s of its seizure by l
Hobs Ko«a, Saturday, <
I stated in my 1 "" * "
Formosa. By a letter
oficial, to which as yeti
' giren, I learn the following i
are perfectly reliable. Some
Capí J. D. Simáis, of the
Corps—attached to the 8n Ja
ously missing, gone nobody
Telegraph -says thtfror the want of paying patronage—"an oft repeated
tact in the eareer of Texsa newspapers. Thefaetl
long been evident, to our judgment, that there w
papers in Texas than
State, proprietors would do a
the reading community
increased amount of reading
able to give. We have avi
this opinion aimply because our motives
miwi'Dsiroed ; but when scarcely a month
without «orne worthy, toiling publisher
under the burthen of his embarrassments and i
we believe one half the publishers in our Sute
not doing ss well as journeymen mechanics,
Or doctors* it is folly to remain silent. The bi
ness, aa conducted in Tezss, is not profitable, but
abounds in wrecks and miafortunes, and simply
because it is overdone. There will not be as msny
papers in Texas in 18CT as there are in 1857; but
both printers and readers will do better. The sup-
ply will be reduced to the demand and pay .better.
The Camels. \
Two lots of Osmele have been proenred from the
East, and are now in Texas. The first lot was ob
tained in 1865—'6, through the agency of Major
Henry C. Wayne, Of the "D. 8. Army, nnder the
direction of the War Department. Thirty three
animals were obtained at Tunis. Cairo, and Smyrna
—a part of tbern gifts from the local authorities.
The sum expended in seonring them was about
eight thousand dollars.
Major Wayne says he isi-atisfied that Americans
will be able to manage camels nut only as well, bat
better than Arabs, as they will do it with more
humanity and far greater intelligence. The camels
obtained by Majar Wayne were landed at India-
nola, Texas, on the 14th of May, 1856, and he re-
mained in charge of them nntil January of this
year. In a letter to the Secretary of War on the
12th of February he says that the process of accli-
mation ha been partially, and so far successfully
accomplished; so that he has no doubt Of its com-
plete success. He proposes that the camels shou Id
have a fixed home for three or four years at some
point on the frontier, where they may be oarefu'ily
attended, and their increase in number promoted,
and from which they may be used trom time to
time in transportation and Bconting. Their present
location (Camp Verde, Texas,) is recommended as
an excellent one. Alter the thirty-three camels
procured by Major Wayne were landed, the United
States ship Supply was immediately dispatched for
another lot, which were duly obtained and lauded
at Indiaoola on the 10th of February last. They
were forty-one in number, and much finer animals
than the first lot,although their cost was no greater^'
The prices of camels range almost as widely as the
soma paid f"r horses in this country. They are
sold at from $15 to (1,000 each, according to their
breed and peculiar characteristics. They have been
used in Tut-cany for two hundred y> ars. The pre-
sent Grand Duke owns two hundred and fifty, and,
although badly cared for they will do the work of
one thousand horses.
It was unaerstood after • few \
been detailed for duty; where
was known to the elect
. were' to
in the citv cf Fungaban hóist I
tat formal pouetsion of tí* i
■ " an indemnity for the T
i that be bad
1 for what kind,
> Formosa, and
It is to be
Dt war. Ours
> be respected
315 564 303 ..0 .0
85 25! 133 3U 167 5
38 384 28 313 37 3
— 40 11 ..0
50 97 39 ..0
137 118 69 146
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US 308 133 330
h as been engageo/ln cot-
years, and a olosefobserver
different phases, says that
by any possibility be
in.Washington county, to
of 100 miles. Corn no better
Houston, Galveston, Jtnd other
Texas continues remarkably
sign of yellow fever, and
none is reported in New
of Galveston was never more
the Telegraph «aya that,
have been made, at
Board of Health, iq various
, in the way of cleaning o«t ditches
though the work is not com-
Tway ot making
un«-ration for our losses.—Should we
territorial acquisitions hi this part of i he world,
lore desirable portiob Of the Cbiiiest- Empire
lixed upon than Formosa, rich in; mine
ltural wealth, its valuable coal mines
ted spot with the maritime nations
*]t is only within a few years that its
e known, owing to the hos-
;y and exclusivenéss of itspeople, who are Chi-
namen. Already there is a profitable trade carried
on between foreigners ht jChina and its people, and
it only needs developing w make it invaluable. Of
this matter, more
From the Plains.
The 8t. Louis Repablican publishes a letter from
Fort Kearney, K. T . dated August 7, from which
we extract the following :
This is becoming decidedly a most lively plaoe
The other day, as you have doubtless been inform
ed, the Cheyenne Indians dropped down upon the
beef cattle intended for the Utah army, and made
a pretty olean sweep.driving off all the cattle kill-
ing and scalping one of the herders, and dangerous-
ly wounding another. The latter is in the military
hospital at this post, undercharge of Dr. Summers.
All this ooourred within a sew miles of this post, but
the Indians could not he pursued, as there is but a
single company of Infantry here, the authorities
having very wisely withdrawn all the mounted
force. Col. Sumner is nut after the Chej ennes, but
bis expedition is also broken up, and his troops
turned over to that all absorbing Utah oommand,
which appears to swallow up everything in its way.
The Western prairies are now turned over to the
Indians, and murder* and robberies will be the order
of the day.
The Tenth Infantry and Phelps Battery of t he
Utah army reached here to-day. The other Begi-
ment of Infantry, the Fifth, I believe, is expected
in a few days. These troops do not appear to be
very mnoh delighted with the service on which
they aro ordered. The season is so late that they
anticipate a great; deal of suffering during the ap-
proaching winter,, in the Boeky Mountains, as tbey
will have only their oanvas to protect them from its
rigors. The oonseqneuce is, that the number of
desertions is unparalleled. The Fifth and TJenth
Infantry have lost nearly five hundred men since
they firat received orders for Utah. It is very
difflcnlt to see wbv this expedition was not put off
nntil next spring,instead of being pushed on at the
eleventh hour at such an immense sacrifice of men
and money. For the last six or seven years, the
Mormons have been conducting themselves the
same as at the present moment, and it is fair to
presume that next spring would have found them
no worse. The secret is, however, that the Utah
movement wsb popular, and every politician feels
it hisduty to mount, the highest waveof popularity
at once, for fear some onu else might get there be
Gov. ' alker'b Explanation —The Washington ! fore him.
Union, in an editorial on Kansas affairs, includes : The Mormons are a had people in many respects,
the following, which is doubtless the foundation ofj but they are not worse than many of their calum-
Gov. Walker'* explanation, as telegraphed all over niators who have beeii instrumental in getting up
the country a few days ago. ; this excitement against them,
Under date of July 20th, Gov. Walker writes: j — ■
"On one point I have been grossly misrepresent- ^ We had the pleasure of a call yesterday after-
ed. It ,sas to who, m my judgement, should vote, fro(n Mr. Wmh Groesbeeck, who with Mr.
upon the ratification of the constitution. I have, edwa,d r. Norton, had accompanied a train of
been represented as desiring that every man should for- ^ carU to the bay and hack. Mr. G. returned
vote who happened to be in the Territory on tbe , Ker|[ on ye8terday at two oVloc-k—leaving his train a
d*yLOf that election. This, indeed, would be de- day or two's journey from the city. He reports all
sirable if tbero were conclusive evidence that all safe, though an attack upon part of his train was
such persons were actual Sono fide settlers; but the , made at the Cíbolo on Friday last by four men, who.
only sufficient and usual proof of suoh a faot would find¡ng one of the Mexicans out hunting his oxen,
be some previous residence. On this point, whioh rode up to him, and asked him what he was doing on
is one of detail, I have never proposed to make sng- that road; when all Mexicans had been ordered not
gestions to the convention, although, when asked travel it with teams They drew their guns upon
my opinion by members of that1 - - —- - ^
cated a previous residence of tl
and that the same qualification _
by the convention, from whom I anticipate a cor- the motions of his train were watched closely, but
dial oo-operat$on. being a formidable party, and always on guard, was
It is somewhat extraord nary that, while this the only reason the train was not attacked. Mr.
accusation of letting every man vote who may , Groesbeeck does not think it would be safe for small
ppen to,be in the Territory on the day of the eleo-: trains to attempt going through now ; though he is of
n,.has been preferred in the South as indicating opinion the good citizens along the route aré doing
on my part to let in abolition agents and jeverv thing in their power to stop the outrages.—S.
era to control the resnlt, the Bepublloans of j A. Herald.
have drawn an entirely different conclusion,! • «« ■
contest." ' n®Kroes belonging to two of our citizens, ran
i 11, [«way. One of them a yellow boy named Cato, be-
Onrt«iti« .. nam... I 'onga to Jno. F. Tayler, and four others, belong-
... . . * , ing to G. W. Duke, one being a yellow'boy and
The very sinking contraries in comparison .with ! ^ other8 b,ack.' They took with them several
our own is amusingly given in the following pass- ; Bhot-guns and rode off the best horses and mules
age from a work published at Macao :— ' they could conveniently lay hands on. It is evi-
On inquiring of the boatman in whioh direction dent from the preparations they had made, that
riwjoarMmen^W8 of Satf Antonio
F , STSiies and started a little
F'ed th>er'5s^«ld8h00ting 8tio4-" ^h.®y
Fresoi?L%nsuring *££ ££
in t tn,announoes thathose wbo had
was recently ap^plnl
■ Bepublic, arrived in
to 1; Hidalgo
I; Cameron m
bis flail de-
de 21 to
Macao lay, I was answered in the west-south, the
wind, as I was informed, being east south. We do
not say so in Europe thought I; but imagine my sur-
prise, when, in explaining the<ntility of the com-
boatman added that the needle pointed
thing to change the subject, I remarked
i'l-kb was about to proceed to some
lor merry-making;i, as his dress was
white. He told me, with a look of
jeastion, that his only brother had died the
v.Se, and that he was in th'e deepest mourn-
r for hitti. folding, the first object that at-
tronted m^ttic6 was * military Mandarin, who
wore an em*«deredw petticoat, with a string of
beads aroand h^«*fok, and wbo-be,ides, carried a
. tt wrh witWome dismay I observed him mount
If of his horse. On n^way to the
bouse, my atteKion was drawn to several old Chi-
nese standinion stils some of whombad gray
beards; an- *"-*1? ha«a fowling spec ■
' Je were delightedly employedyi flying
naoer'kit«rwhi!e a group of boys w
and regAi^DK the iooocont occupation
iors wiib'er'0U9 and gratified attention.
Dealr 18 t0 868 the literature of so coarse
nle I >oked in at a bookstore. The
told if that the language had no alphabet,
was itfiewhat astonished, on his opening a Cb
volar®, to find blm begin at what I had all
prev>usly considered the end of the book. Ha
chelate of the pnhliaation, fifth year, tenth month,
fty-third day. ¡ "We arrange our dates differ-
," I observed, and begged he would speak of
jremonials. He commenced by saying, "When
receive a distinguished guest do not fail to
i him on your left haud, for that is the seat of
r; and be cautious not to nncover the head, as
t would be an unbecoming act of familiarity."
tbey have had this trip in view lor some time. It
is thought that they may attempt to make their
way into Mexico, ox to the Indian Nation, it is not
known which, as one of the boys has been to Mex:
ico and another has been among the Indians. We
hope our readers in the Northern part of the State,
and those in the Western part, may keep a sharp
1 okout for these darkies, tor if they should be
successful, others will be certain to follow their
iurry and Mr. John Tyler, Jr., ad
Men's Democratic Association
id nit. A committee was ap-
nd the preparation of the Bw
to the county casting the IjfS
jverage Democratic vote./W4_
calculation, but feel quitf8*1'6 Hardly prepared for this blow to my established
V ti . a„/age.ii nations, I requested he would discourse sf their
tanner county. uer philosophy. He re-opened the volume, and read,
with becoming gravity, "The most learned men
are decidedly of opinion that the seat of human
understanding is in the stomaoh I"
On' arriving at my quarters, I thought that acup
of "young hyson" would prove refreshing, feeling
certain that, in this at least, Isbould meet with
nothing to surprise me. Imagine my astonishment
when Iobserved that the '' favorite leaf" the Chi-
naman was about ti infuse looked quite different
to Bny I bad ever seen, it being in oolor a dull olive,
haying none of that usual bloom on its surface. I
remarked on its appearance, when my attendant
quietly said that tbey never used painted tea m
China, but as foreigners pay a better price for it
when the leaves are made of a uniform oolor, tbey,
of consss, had no objection to cover them with
(Wwders. On drinking the infusion made from the
pore leaf, I at once resolved to become a convert to
(this fashion, leaving the other Chinese customs for
In this city, last night, September 3rd, by the
Bev. Mr. Ehinger, Mr. Jacob J. Jenny to Miss
Louisa Bawmabtxn, all of Galveston.
An.Other Typo has entered the state of terrestrial
blissl and taken rank as the foreman of an estab-
""shment,.determined to substitute cranberries for
'•«ter.'sp*', sad irons for mallet and planer, pigs
ir simp's foot, kneading Btones for impaling
• similes for Wotted proofs, the clothes presa
A ftingpress, and a Spinning Jenny for a
g Jenny. All right, Jenny I long life,
work, good pay, and 'fast editions be
our younn friend, Ned Williams,
^'eased to say that
Mild ask for the
'v placed by
Great Tidal Wave s( the Hoogly River
Capt. Sherwood, of the British Army,thus writes
from near Calcutta, under date of April 80th :
The south west monsoon has *et in, bringing
with at the dangerous tidal wave, the Bore, which
for three or four days, at the full and change of
the moon is seen, racing up the Hoogly river at the
rate 20 miles 'an hour, dashing from side to side
of the river, >ccording as the bends, or reaches,
deflect it in its course. Upon the approach of this
wave, a distant murmur is heard, which soon turns
the cry of "Ban! bunt ban!" from the mouths
f thousands of people-boatman, sailors and others,
are al >ays on the lookout for this much dre&d-
Tbis is the signal for all sorts of craft
out in the centre of the river—the only
re the wave does not curl over and break,
boat, or large craft, be caught in that
wave that breaks, instant destruction is
Numerous boats- from the up-country
e lost every year, from the crews being
er of the existence of the Bore, or
ing the correct position to take up
Ships at anchor in Calcutta,
to the breaking portion of the
so as to
wave, frequently part their cables when struck with
the ave. Standing on shore during the rapid,
rushing passage of the Bore, it is acurioqs sight
to see the lower portion,of the river, or that near-
est to the sea, six or eight léet higher than the up-
per portion of the ri er—the tide rising that num-
ber of feet in an instant. The height of the Bore
varies from five to twelve feet } it is exceedingly
dangerous in some parts of ttpe river, but more mo-
derate in others; it never brealts on both sides of
the river at the same time. Deep'Water destroys
its torce, but shallow water, or a sand bank, brings
out all its power and fury. . >
Cost of U. S. Buildings. t
New YorkCity ..t....... ,..,$1,068,744
for post office site... . 600,000
for Atlantic dock stores........ ....'V. 100,000
for assav office....................... 761,4!
Buffalo, N. T 290,81
Oswego, N. Y.... ......... 118,000
Ogdensburgh, N. Y.................... 118,000
Boston.... ........................... 1,091,658
Baltimore, (custom house an post office) 500,000
Charleston, S. C. (custom house and post
office, uncertain when building will be
completed) .......... 1,708,000
New Orleans, (period when bnilding to
be completed remote).., 2,675,258
New Orleans,... 50,000
San Francisco, post office..,v 766,271
Marine hospital 766.271
Branch mint 845,000
Appraiser's stores..'................. 100,000
Philadelphia court house on Fifth street 78,000
Philadelphia post office, (|250,000 for -
Pennsylvania Bank, ana $50,000 for
Philadelphia ttint. 212,000
These appropriations have been made within the
last few years, and do not inolude the earlier
amounts contributed by Congress for the erection
of other public buildings.
Thx Fall Gabdcn.—There are many vegetables
that do quite as well in the in thespring and
summer, the early vai^Q-^^f English Peas
N a cog's
61s « 534
tu his Uil, namely, awful,
screamed powerful,singin. ut
kilt—oh I Jeemes 1 Jeeinea !"
not be ki|i and I wasn't kilt
irnwrbw* ).oHv come to a
foot wide and 10 foot deep and into
oawbo'lops! But Jeemes was-ou top
en scratched. . I jumps off and afore the
d out he wasn't dead, I had him tied to
jaok on the bank, and arter awhile I got him
the hole. So I went to the house awhistlin
'good old Baptist hirne, jest if all waa right. I
gits my old shootin irern and loads her down
heavy, and then I tuck mammy and the gals and
went back, still awhistlin, to my boss. When I got
in about 60 yards, now, ses I, "mammy, I'mgwine
to show you bow to gentle a wild hosa;" and I laid
my rifle in the orotoh of a tree and drawed a heed
right atwixt his two eyes. When the smoke sorter
cleared away my hose was a lay in on the ground
jest as quiet and mild as a sleepin maden. "Now,"
sea I, "mammy, that's a gentle hoes j" and ses she,
"Jeemes, you beats all the childexn lever raised,
—now whar's your five dollars?" "Tuck out in
pleasure," says I, " in tamin a wild boss, and I'll
tell them Sevilian printers the true scripture
docktrin about the art.'!
And so, Mister Edite^ here's my reseat for tamin
wild hosses of the MdHan breed.
Yonrs till oeth,
JEEMES WILKIN8, of Piney.
Nacoodochm, Cixas, Aug. 24th, 18S7.
Eds. Civilian -.—Among the last letters written
by the late Thos. J. Busk, was one to President
Buchanan in behalf of his young friend N. K
Barnes, of this place, for an appointment at large,
to the Military accademy. It was his last request
of the President, who has now ah opportunity of
showing in what estimation he held our illustrions
Senators. Respectfully, yours, &c.,
UeceiTinr, Start * anal Ferwarito|.
«ce in tfels
_ .. „ ^ 25 cents per bale.
For Beeeivfig, Storing, and For-
warding Merchandise............. io cents nerbail.
He drayage will be charred, and no per-centue add-
ed for advancing beigfatbUU. GEO. RICKS.
ap98w6m Steamboat Landing.
Refers to—Messrs. Powell & Hutbven, Compton dt
Strother, Galveston; Gen. James Da via, Cold Springs-
Mr. John Carr, Smithfleld; Jas. McMeans, Palestine.
[Reported monthly for the Galveston Civilian.]
meteorological Observations taken in
GrimesGennty~by Jesse Grimes.
TOTAL.. 2633617968 3246015885 3199123073 28858 25318
Majo's.. 8,368 16,575
Thunder clouds, tight shower
Clouds and sun
Clouds and snn
Clouds and sun
Ev'g, light cl'ds, dlst. th'd'r si
Morn dist th'd'r, ev'g light rain
Lt fog, dist th'd'r, cl'ds l't rata
Fair, rain much deeded
Fair, evening thunder clouds
Fair, ev'g th'd'r clouds l't rain
.Fu lightshower, thunder
I Var, thunderclouds
6 p m fine rain
Dist thunder, clouds
A h dlst thunder, evening fair
L't th'd'r cl'ds ev'g l't sprinkl'g
Var, thunder cloude ñné rain
Note.—My thermometer stands in an open pas-
sage, facing north and south: the figures indicate
the foroe of the wind from 0, calm, to 6 , stormy:
"Clear," when no clouds'appear; "Fair," when
clouds appear, but the sun is but little obscured
throughout the day; "Clouds and Sun," when the
sun shines', but is alternately obscured.
JO. A. K1UGAN.
flKNER XL COLiJiCTING AGENT,
vtj7"I1.l attend to ail business, promptly, in the Col-
V V lecting Line, in the counties of the 15th judicial
District. Also, to the Buying and Selling of Lands in
the Liberty Land ¡strict.
THS UNDERSIGNED having pirchased the Interest
of John Wrigley and Jamesw rigley, in the lateOnn
of J. & J. Wrigley fc Co.. will continue business for and
on his own aooount, and hopes, by strict attention to
business, to merit a share of public patronage.
Liberty, Jan. 1,1855-feb a-w-tf C. C.L0ND.
thos. T. atoock . ...chaslis stswabt.
ATCOCK Sc STEW ART,
ATTOBNIES AND COONSELLARS AT LAW,
aid guiral laan and oollsctiho aoskt8,
Marlin, Pails County, Texas.
TXT ILL practice in the counties of Braios, Robertson,
VV Palls, Limestone, freestone. Hill, Navarro, Leon,
Milam, Burleson, MoLenan, Coryell, Bosque and Bell,—
Also in the Supreme and Pederal Courts at the city of
Austin. - [dec3U-lyw
W, HISS. Jonas..... JAMSSA. WARS.
jones fc wake,
attokneys at law, and land agents.
HBLSHA, XABMBSCOOHTT TEXAS.
COLLECTIONS made in Western Texas and prompt-
ly remitted. Any businessin the purchase or sale
of lands attended to with promptness and fidelity.
Refers to—Hon. Jeremiah Morton, Va.; Rob't. A.
Grinnan, Jno.M. Bell, New Orleans: J. M. Mason, U.
S Senate; Shields & Somerviile, Richmond, Va:
Gray & Glassell, New York: Col. J. W. & Co..
Va.i Dr. Wm. fi. Smith, Galveston, Texas. lyw
S. ill. lowhik,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Helsna, Karnes Coohtt, Texas. ap3
L. S. Lawhok. C. K Steieliico
LAWHOJI & STBIBUNG,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLORS-AT-LAW,
Helena, Karnes Co., Texas,
WILL give special attention tothe collecting o fdebts
to the prosecution of olaims of every description,
and will actas General Land Agents In western Texas
All business Confided to théir-care will be attended to
with promptness and despatch. JunelO-ly
MILTON DANA, Attorney at Late, Hleena, Karnes
Reference—O. C. Hartley, Galveston; W. P. Bellinger,
do.; Milton M. Potter, do.; John Henry Bronw,do.:
Hon.Anson Jones,: Washington, Tex.; A. H. Bean, New
York. nov 7-lyr
CA RUSSEL, Attorney at Law and Notary Public
• Helena, Karnes County, Texas. Land Agent.
Texas Legislature complete for 1857-8.
[The Senate is composed of 33 members, serving four
years; but one-half elected every two years. The
House of Representatives consists of 8i> members,
elected every two years. The Legislature meets on
the first Monday of November alternately, or every
"odd" year. The Senate now stands, Democrats 27;
all others 6. The House, Democrats 81; all others 9.1
Senators Holding- Over.
Dr Marion D K Taylor, of Cass.
Jonathan Russell, of Wood.
William M Taylor, of Houston.
Samuel A Maverick, of Bexar.
Henry C Pedigo, of Tyler.
William H Martin, of Henderson.
Henry E McCulloch, of Guadalupe
Johnson Wren, of Hopkins.
Solomon H Plrkey, ol Bowie.
Elisha E Lott, of Smith.
James M Burroughs, of Sabine—Total, U.
John Caldwell, of Bastrop.
Robert H Taylor, of Fannin.
BlllottM Mlllioan, of Brazos.
James Trultt, of-nhelby.
Tease Grimes, of Grimes.—Total, 5 Opposition.
New Senators Elected.
Dr J N Fall, Nacogdoches.
Mark M. Potter,-Galveston.
Hiram G. Runnels, Harris.
Fletchers. Stockdale, Calhoun.
ChaunceyB. Shepard, Washington.
George B Erath, MoLennan, Williamson, eto.
George Quinan, Brazoria, Matagorda, eto.
Isaiah A Paschal, Bexar.
Louis T Wigfall, Harrison.
M D Graham, Rusk.
Robert H Quinn, Cherokee.
Claiborne C Herbert, Colorado, Fayette, etc.
Forbes Britton, Nueces, Webb, Retaglo, etc.
Edwin B Scarborough, Cameron and hidalgo.
Dr James W Throckmorton, Collin, Grayson, etc
A G Wálker,.Dallas, Ellis, etc.
Archibald C Hyde, El Paso and Presidio.
—— Rhodes and S H Kirk, Nacogdoches.
K Waterhouse, San Augustine.
William CDalrymple, Williamson and Burnet.
E. J. Chance, Burleson and Brazos.
C. M. Lasener. Milam and Robertson.
Larktn F Price, Fayette.
Hardin Hart, Hunt.
John Henry Brown and Thos. M. Joseph, Galveston.
JamesW. Henderson and Wm. Edwards, Harris.
A. A. M. Upshaw and A. G. Haynes, Washington.
William Smith, Jefferson and Orange.
Mordella S. Munson, (native Texlan,) Brazoria.
Constantino W. Buckley, Austin and Fort Bend.
John 8. Cleaveland, Polk and Trinity.
Frank Hardin, Liberty.
Isaac N. Dennis, Matagorda and Wharton.
R. J. Clow, Jackson and Calhoun. [Certificate since
Issued to BenJ J White, owing to non-returns—a
probable contest ]
Dr. C. W. Tait, Colorado.
J. C Higgles, Bastrop.
Mike Powell, (by 3 over Lewis, K N,) Montgomery.
H. W. Fisher, (by 16 over Carothera, K N,) Walker.
John H Burnett, Houston.
R T Rainey and B E Gaston, Anderson..
William J Howerton, Lavaca and De Witt.
Albert N Mills, Gonzales.
Isham V Harris, Guadalupe.
Joseph H Barnard; (Independent,) Goliad, eto.
Thomas P Aycook, Falls, Limestone, etc.
Thomas F MoKinney, (Independent,) Travis.
Thomas M Hardeman, Caldwell and Hays.
-Angel Navarro, Marcel's French, J Crawford, Bexar.
Dr Pleas't W Kittrell, Madison, Walker, Grimes.
Thomas H M Rogers, Grimes.
Joseph Lee, Fayette, Bastrop and Travis.
. J G Collier, Tyler.
Henry C Hicks, R C Doom, Jasper and Newton.
Spearman Holland, Shelby, etc.
Wm 8 Taylor, Thos J Jet
Joseph Everett, Cherokee and Angelina.
George W Chilton, Jonathan Lewter, Smith.
W F Baldwin, P Murrah, Ell TCraig, Harrison.
William D Wood, Leon.
J B Henderson, Cass and Titus.
R H Ward, Cass.
W M Ross, Jesse Walling, D R Lacy, E Lloyd, Rusk.
Andrew Jackson Witt, Dallas.
A O Cooley, Comal and Gillespie.
Andrew Jackson Evans, McLennan, Bell. etc.
Jacob Waelder, Bexar, Kerr, Gillespie, etc.
Hamilton P Bee, Webb.
Somera Kinney, Nueoes, Refugio, Live Oak, etc.
Francis W Latham, Cameron.
BT Merriman, Hidalgo and Cameron.
J L Haynes, Starr.
M P Locke, Upshur.
George R Reeves, Grayson.
JohnT Harris, Titus.
Death of Db. Thomas-Diok.—The Dundee (Scot-
land ) Advertiser records the demise of Thomas Dick,
the well-known'author of the Christian Philosopher
and other kindred works. Dr. Dick; wbo was in
, the eighty-third year of his age, expired at Broughty
Ferry, hear Dundee, on Wednesday last. He was
born in the Hilltown, Dundee, on the 24th of Nov-
ember, 1774, his father being Mungo Dick, a small
linen manufacturer, For ten years he taught at
Perth, where he wrote the Christian Philosoper,
which became a favorite work and ran through sev-
eral editions. The success of that work induoed
him to resign his position as a teacher and retire to
Broughty Ferry, near Dundee, where in 1827 and
in the fifty third year he established) himsélf in a
neat little cottage on the hill, to the astonishment
of the villagers at the time, who looked with wonder
upon bis observatory, and speculated greatly on bis
reasons for dwelling so much above them. From
that time until witbin the last few years, when the
chill of age stayed bis band, his pen was ever busy
preparing the numerous works in which, under
difierent forms and by various methods, he not only,
as an Amelicán divine has said, brought down phi-
losophy from heaven to earth, but raised it from
earth to heaven. About eight years ago he was pro-
strated by a severe illness, from the effects of which
he never wholly recovered.
The Sue of London.—When the stone in Pán-
yer's alley was placed on its site three centuries
since, the circumference was about five miles. At
present, however, Jo make a pedestrian expedition
around the metropolis would to most persons be
an undertaking of some importance, as may be seen
by referring to the following particulars, which
have been gathered from a reeent published map:
From Cbiswiok to Kentish town, 12 miles; from
Kentish town to Milwall, 17}£ miles; from Milwall
to Chis wick 28 miles—total, 57% miles, very near
three day's journey at the rate of 20 miles a day ;
and it' will be observed that in the line drawn, Bat-
tersea, Clapham, Canning town, and many other
places, which even at present can scarcely be said
to be separated from London, have been left out.
"As the crow would fly " across streets and houses
from the point whence we started at Chiswiok to the
farthest east, the distanoe is nearly elevén miles,
and the greatest width from north to south upwards
of seven miles.—The Builder.
On the 26th July, in Trinity county, Mr. E. M.
Kiroan to Míbs Annie Hesteb Shoemaker, all of
Jennings, ThoB J John-
W R Shannon. Tarrant, Ellis, etc.
Thomas P Scott, Collin.
A Bishop, Wise, Cook, eto.
Carroll, Navarro and Hill.
E D MoKinney, Hopkins.
William R Poag, Panola.
Howel W Runnels, Bowie.
John H Crook and E J Shelton, Lamar.
Joseph H Burks, Red River.
W Cham-Jones. Ked River, Hopkins and Fannin.
D M Short, Shelby.
Jefferson W Hall, El Paso and Presidio.
J M Harrison. Wood and Vancandt.
Elgin, Hendersonand Kaufman.
Alflred Evans -(D) or—- Holland (K N) Austin.
Our table of complete returns now embraces 101
counties, though there are more or less inaccu-
rancies to be adjusted as the official votes are
ceived. Besides these 101 ooonties, we hare in-
complete returns from 1 counties. The figures
in these 108 counties now loot up as follows:
Whole number of votes,. 67,749
For Runuels,..... ... ....... .33,386 9,363
" Houston, 24,028
For White,. 28,418 2,262
' " Crosby, ...26,161
The 1 courtiea from which we have only par-
tisl |Bn ~*hicb are included in the above,)
Houston. White. Crosby.
On the 26th August, 1857, at bis hotel in Crookett,
Texas, Capt. .John L. Hall, aged about 60 years.
Near Brenham, on the 24th August, Mrs. Ann
Mahala Lewis, wife of Col. A. M. Lewis, aged
88 years, 2 months and 24 days.
On the 24th ult., on Cedar Lake, Matagorda Co.,
CAboline Covington, consort of Dr. J. L. Cochran
in the 28d year of her age. Also William Henby
infantson of J. H. and C. C. Cochran, aged 8 weeks!
HeUeway)) ointment and Pills Tbe
infallibility of these Medicines in the treatment of
sonvy, and all diseases of the skin and glands, and the
wonderfull effect or the Pills in stomach complaints
and diarrhoea render them indispenaable to all travelers
by sea or land.
TTP Sold at the manufactories, No. 80 Maiden Lane
New York, and No. 244 Strana, London; and by ali
druggists, at 25c., 62>¿c., and $iyjer pot.
WOOD'S HaIR RESTORATIVE.—We referthe read-
er to the aüveitisement of. this popular remedy. It is
highly recommended by all who have used it, and has
effected wonderful results by its magic influence. We
know of gentlemen in this country who have been al-
most bald for years, have their hair entirely restored to
Its former luxurinca and beauty, by the use of Wood's
Hair Restorative- [Lagrange Bulliten. sept.l
A fair question. Answer It to suit yourself. Would
you prefer to have health restored, and life proloneed
by (what our phyeiolana say is,) quackery, than to die
scientifically 1 You all know of wonderful oures effect-
ed by Dr. Park's Balsam of Wild Cherry and Tar, and
yet you entertain a kind of prejudice because you
Choose to call it a patent medicine. It is only because
you do not know Dr. Park. You have "not thoueht
If your family physician has made a great medical dis-
covery, could he not seal his bottle and cure a patient
in Timbuctoo as well as at home f This is only the fact
with Dr. Park's Balsam. It is important to you invalid
Throw away your delusions. Park's Balsam is per-
forming wonderful cures. It will cure yott, your case can-
not be worse than that of ThomaB Cozzen, Esq., of Had-
donfield, N. J., who was cured with only three bottles
a?.°?rvageilt' kmr-.?- T- "bANT, at Gaivkston,
what he knowa about it. Procure of him (gratis) our
"Illustrated Medical Almanac," with full statements
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
apI3 Milam, Tcxas. wlyr
A. A. VAUGHN,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
ap!3 Milam, Tcxas. wlyr
Rufus F. Dunn Wm. H.Martin.
Attoreys and Counsellors at Law,
EDWARD BIO AH,
NEGRO AND REAL SSI BROKER,
Bu rr's Boronas, Kin Stb Boostov, Texas.
Having a large acquaintance the interior of
SITUATED OH THE
I1 HE subscriberann
1 the public generally,
pared,in his Haw Horai
those who may ffcvor him
This hotel offers many Induces
and travelers, being large and
over forty aleeping rooms, well
which is fitted up expressly ;
All the stages start from this H
ne > regular boarders
a ted. a portion o:
eyed to and from
T. B. HADLEY, PR( 1ETOR.
TAHS1K STRUT, BOD*
Convenienx to the Steamboat Lam ind Railroad depot.
Large and commod H
ughly cleaned and rer 1,
ravelling public and pel ei
accommodations- sige sUble is at-
OLD CAPITOL HEL,
THORNTON THATCHE xorairroa.
HPHE subscriberhavingleased a toroughly
A repaired and renovated the ve Hotel.
repaired and renovated the ve Hotel,
respectfully solicits the patronSu ' the trav-
eling public, and assures those i nay fhvorhlm with
their calls, that no efforts shall 1 ared to make their
stay agreeable, tils accommod isforladlesorftmi-
TO Large and oonvenlent E u attached to the
House. 1 ap28wly
Hototo . Ti
Atioiiit a* La
Bald ridge, Stanley A Co.,
JOHN n OA «T,
COMMISSION MERCHANT * GENERAL
Poipder Her , ftaas.
TTP Strict attention paid to all
ATTORNEY AHD COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Tr? pace at Powder Horn.
J. B. A. A* WBTHÍ.
SANDERS & WHITNEY, SKir Aeana ASO Arenes^
usa. Lavaca, Texas. -
s. B.—Accounts and other ClalmaeoUseted and I
promptly remitted. 1 oct31
EORGE P. FIN LAY, ATTOBKST AT .
" Texaa, will attend to the Collection of Debta. ai
prosecution of claims of all descriptions, in the Coal
I of Calhoun, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria, Gonzalo u
• 'f'~% ■ Ha* Ot-
Uea of Calhoun
CM. COBN, SHirrtse Assmt, Forwarding A Coa
. mission Merchant, Powder Horn Wharf, lndiaaola,
1 "it? The highest prlcea paid for Country Vrodoce.
ASH WORTH dc BEKGEON, W so LBSALa i
Gaocaas, ConmsstoR A FoawaBBme Í
Powder Horn Wharf, Indianola,Texaa.
Aiwava on hand French Wines, Lifters,
ported dlreot for ua, with a full aaaorti—*
and Wester Produce.
srr Cotton, Hid«e, Wool and Paeans bought aMhe
est cash prloes. Ian lg-'St-Iyr
CPK KK Oanee-a. Wens, Whit sllings,Scald Head,
rotter Hone Fellons, U1 Chronic Sore Legs
and Sore- o every description 7 No cure, no pay.
MAIN STREET, INDIANOLA, TEXAS.
William P. Hassbll, Proprietor
Pleasantly situated—thoroughly repaired. JanW3n
HEN It T HOC & CO.,
WINDOW, SASH AND BLI MANUFACTORY,
Milam Stssit, Ho *, Tsxas.
A RE prepared at sight to ex e any orders for any
-ÍX amount of Sash, with or w it Glass, at the prices
named below, also, Pakhel «a, raised on both
aldea, well finiahed. and ma if the beat seaaoned
Annexed to the various size Sash, we have given
the exact size the frame shoul i made, for the con-
venience of our customers!
Glazed Sash 8 by 10 worth 16 < -ames to fit 12 lights,
2 ft. 43(ln by 3 ft. 10 in.
Glazed Sash 10 by 12, worth K ramea to fit 12 lights,
2 ft. 10K in. by 4 ft. 6 In.
Glazed Sash 10 by 14, worth 2 frames to fit 12lights.
2 ft. 10 l-2in. by 5 ft. 2 1-4.
Glazed Sash 10 by 16, worth 2 flramea to lit 12 lights,
2 ft. 101-2 in by 5 ft. 10 1-3
Glazed Sash 12 by 16, worth! frames to fit 12 lights,
31t. 41-4 in by 5 ft. 101-2
Glazed Saah IS by 18 worth: frames to fit 12 lights.
3 ft. 3 3-4 in by 6 ft. 61-2 ii
Glazed Saah 12 by 20, worth , frames to fit 12 lighta.
3 ft. 53-4 in by 7ft. 1 J.2'
Stirliho T. Sea well. David J. Baldwia
;EA WKLL& BALDWIN, Attorneys and Ceusmlersat
Lam, Indianola, Texaa, will practice In ths Dtatrie
Courta tor tnu Tenth and Fourteenth Judicial Mr rirts
and Federal Courta at Austin and Galveston.
, W.BALDKIMKoxt «a* t.#« F.WAl**
BALDR1DGE, SPA RKS a CO., Lower WharffBdias
ola, will make liberal Caah Advaneeaon Prodsba to
our frienda In New Orleana and the North.
Indianola. Aug. 22 H. BALDRIDGB A Co.
TXT1LL1AM G. WOODMAN, Notabt Poauo, ConJ
VY MiaaioHER roa tbs States or Louisiama abb Ills -
suairri, Indianola, Texaa.
N. B All bualneaa en treated to ms will be pro apt.
.tendedto. fob *-w-3ia
Housti Texas, April 20,18S7.
JOHN T. tADY,
ATTORNEY AND CO ¡ELLOR AT LAW,
\X7"ILL give particular a ition to business in the
VV Supreme, District i Inferior Courts of this
State. Also, practice in th ederal Courts.
Ttj Office, Court House uare. jfebl7-ly
D. I. B IIWIN,
Harris Co., Texas
SI. d. HBRRIKG,
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Waoo, MoLehmam Cooktt, Tsxab.
\iriLL practice in the counties of McLennan, Falls,
VV Limestone, Navarro, Hill, Brazos, Coryell, Bell,
Milam and Burleson; also In the Federal and Supreme
Courts at Austin.
! £7 Special attention given to Collecting and Land
ATTORNEY AT LAW, b General Land Aoent,
Telegraph Buildings, baton, Harris Co., Texas.
Will practice in any of j courts in the State, will
give special and prompt aftlon to collecting^ buying,
LAW N OTIC fi .
M. D. GRAHAM,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
henderson, rusk county, tsxas.
ILL practice in the District Courts in the Counties
usk, Cherokee, Smith, Panola, Wood Up-
of Rush, uudiuudo) owifcii, jraiioiu, wooa up-
shur a."d Harrison—and In the Federal and Supreme
Courts i Tyler. foct24-wlyr)
chíl8. d. moork..... ..Irving p. mason-
MOORE & MASON.
ATTORN IES AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW.
WILL practice their profession in the Counties of
the (5th J udiciai District Also, in the Supreme
and Federal Coarta at Tyler.
Address, Carthage, Panola Co., Tkxas.
Reference—^Oren. J. P. Henderson, San Augustine
Texas; Hon. O. M. Roberts,Shelby Co.; L. D. Evans!
Washington City. (oct 24-wlyr)
CLARK & V1LKEB,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
trlct—of the counties of Cherokee and Rusk, and
' ~ ~ ' - • — • I U.S. Dlatri
In the Supreme Court of the State, and U.S. District
Court at Tyler. '—
J. jr. HOLT,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, LAVACA, TEXAS.
WILL practice in the Supreme Court and the U. S,
District Court at Galveston,and the several DÍS'
triot Courts in the 10th and 14th Judicial Districts.
lune 8, '57
i* a. white, Victoria wli. u. woodward, Indianola.
WHITE & WOODWARD, Attorneys at Law, In-
dianola and Victoria, will practice in the 10th Dis-
trict, and in the Supreme and Federal Courts at Galves-
— ' Jan 16-'55-lyr
wm. s. slabs.
w. w. theobalds
LASS, & THEOBALDS, Attorneys and Counsel
vJ lors at Law Victoria, Texas. aug25
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW,
sl4 WoonviLLE. Tyler Co.. Texas. l y
Star Hotel, "Woodville. Tyler co. Texas
A. W. OADY—PROR1ETOR.
rPHB Subscriber having opened the above estab-
X Ushment, is prepared to accommodate the trav-l
ellng community. His Tablk will always be sup-1
>lleo with the best the country affords. He pled
ilmselfthatno pains will be spared to make his guests
comfortable; and hopes by strict attention to business,
to merit a share of public patronage.
1L/" Attached to the Hotel la a good Stable—plenty
of Corn and Fodder; and attentive Ostlers.
lLr" Nacogdoches Chronicle, copy, and send blllto A.
Cady. nov 21-tf
Court at Austin
Particular attention paid to all Land Business andCol-
Horatio S. Parker.....—....H. Braytoh Nichols.
T)ARKER &. NICHOLS, Attorneys and Counsellors
A at Law, Gonzales, Texas. Office on north side ol
the Plaza. Will practice In the Courts of the Second
and Tenth Judicial Districts, and In the Supreme and
References given if re-
Federal Courts at Austin,
Desirable Lands in Grimes County,
Sold in every Town
THE STATE OP TEXAS, GALVESTON COUNTY.
BY virtue of an order of sale made by the Honorable
County Court of Galveston County, at its August
Term, a d. 1857, I will sell at public auction at'the
Court House door of Galveston County on the 1st
Tuesday In October a. n., 1857, at 12 o'clock «., the In-
terest of the minor George A. Friable and Eunice E.
Friable, in and to Lot No. Seven (7) in block Ave hund-
red (No. 500) andimprovementa, in the city ofGalves-
ton, said interest being estimated respectively as equal
to one-ninth each—more or less.
Terms—A credit of one year—the purchase money to
draw 12 per cent. Interest per annum, paynent to be
insured by personal security to the satisfaction of the
Guardian, and a lien reaerved on the premises.
sept2w Guardian of the Eatate of said Minors.
P'era, Ac. So mat-
Muitl Cel-7 mVD0'
Ilia, 114 maj.
„ , 646 280 788
No reama trom Presidio McCu
lUveri^. BudertTmít, Palo Jínt#
t*o Bepreseatativea. vie
h.^ now|«e i>l«ited.
b* to* gardeo^^at it wjjj
* orn.. wun
he house of a friend to
d Mellow old
MATHER, HUGHES A: SAU.VDEKS,
General Commission, Receiving and Forwarding
MERCHANTS, &c., v
THE undersigned having formed a CO'
der the above BanMMtm. will, oafha latof _
ber next,open an offlMlntaemy of Galveston, forthe
transaction of business as aforesaid.
We will be prepared to make liberal, «éuuiceg on
Consignments for sale or shipment, and to fbrnlah all
usual accommodations. ■
Penonal attention wlli be given to the sale of .
and other Consignments—to the filling of ordi
plantation suppllea, Ac.
Shipments to our address, fttun ports and placea In
xas, will be covered by open policies of Insurance,
iJexaa. will be covered by open
4i aa customary, unleaa otherwise instructed.
of HaynevUle^ Lowndea Co., Ala.
Of Galveston, Texas,
W. SAUNDERb, JR., '
nra: I 1- of Haynevllle, Lowndes Co., Ala.
l Galvutoh, 1st July, 1857. July21ef
erce * Bacon, Boston; John H. Brower ft
' j Wm. P. Converse A Co., New. York ;
A n. U. k<1. AU . O t-<_ al as '
w "•" i.vuuTiiww vu.j flCVt iOrK I
Withers A Co., Mobile, Ala.; Boykin A Me-
ie Vtla.; Gilmer fc Co., Montgomery, ai. ¡
Why A Co., Montgomery, Alw Mr/faanlel
Also, 420 acres adjoining the lands of Giles Carter.
Also, 530 acres on the south side of Beador's Creek,
andadjoing Allen C. Jones' Headright.
The above are very desirable lands for/arming pur-
poses, and can be bought reasonably low
junelOw J. O. A H. M. TBUEH5ART, Agents.
GEO. W. STROTHEK,
COTTON FACTOR AND COMMISSION MERCHANT,
Strakd, Galveston, Texas.
A TTENTION paid to Receiving, Forwarding, Furn-
A ishing Supplies, &c.
Open Policy to cover shipments of produce by River.
Messrs. Carnes le Trabue aré my authorized agents
during my absence from the city. aug!9d3iwly
tiE PERT & DEADEEICE,
General Commission, Recrrvme and Forwardino
Strand Street, Galveaton.
' I 'HE undersigned having'fofined a co-partnership nn-
L der the above named firm, will on the 1st Septem-
ber next be prepared to attend to all Shipments to them,
or Orders entrusted to their care. Shipments to our
address from porta or places in Texas will be covered
by open policy of insurance as customary unless other-
' ' Instructed. J. H. LK PERT.
Reference*:' h' deadekick-
R. A D. G. Mills, Galveston. J. Conklin A Co. N. Y.
I.Dyer, 41 Pierce a. Bacon, Boston
E. B. Nichols A Co. " Keep, Bard & Co. N. O.
Galveston Female Seminary
Ptblic Square, GaLVE ton.
. COBB............. Principals.
r|TnB SEVENTH TERM of this Institution will com-
-I menee Sept. 14th, 1857, in the new and commodi-
ous Seminary Building, now in process of erection.
Each Department will be SBP?,ied with efficient
Teachers, Superior.ad1—' " J
Ample arrangement have been made for
Circulars containing Course of Study,
furnished by addressing the Principals. j ulil4'57tf
Oe i * tiuumviiiPuiiiiiDi n ,
Hopkinsville, Ky.; Thosjlarrlson, Esq., Logan co.,
Ky.; Col. E. W. Moigankelbyville, Ky.; Hon. John
C. McVea, Jackson, La.; Vurgus Kernan, Esq.. Clin'
ton, La.; R. H. Marr, Esq.fommercial Place, N. O.:
Charles Farwell, 57 Camnt, N. O.; Col. H. Washing-
ton, Polk co., Texas; Bpi Shepherd, J. P. Wilson,
Houston, Texaa. my 4
Jno. C. McCoy K. P. Ntoaoiee*
MeCOT A. NICHOLSON,
Attorneys an Counsellors at Law,
WILL practice in the Supreme and Dlstriet Oeurta
of this SUte, and in the Federal Court tor the
District of Texss. Any business conflded to them shall
be attended to with promptneaa and fidelity.
References—Mesara. G. M. Pinckard A Co. H. Or-
leans: Mesara. Crutcher fc McRaven, Vieksburg; Hon.
A. G. Brown, M.C. Washington City; Dr. Ben. Hans
ley, Frankfort, Ky.; Messrs. Thomaason A Glbsoa,
Attorneys at Law, Louisville, Ky. [ost lj]
JAMESE. MORRIS ,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW.
KAUrMAX, XAUrMAN COUNTY, TXXSS.
WLIL practice his profession in the Bth and lit J
Judicial Districts. Prompt attention paid to tks 1
collection of claims Coc* ** V) •'I
W J BftWItTO . ... . ... «.«. eeeeeeee e « uTOUIT
HOWERTON ic ELLIS,
ATTORNEYS ADD COUN8ELLOR8 AT LAW,
Hallettaville, Lavaca County, Texaa.
Will practice in the District Courta of Viotoria, Ca
houn, Jackson, Lavaca, Gonzales, and DeWitt oountl* 11
and the Supreme Court at Austin and Galveston. dee4 1
I'HE oldest and long
riage Repository iiT
nearly opposite the Oldi
Just received and will
city of Houston, v
fcol, Main st., has '
constantly receiving lari
modated on the best termi
The public are invited to 11 and examine our work.
Itts all manufactured exp sly for this establlahment,
by the manufacturer J. H. ] en, Rahway, New Jersey.
June24 A. A. TUCKER.
pleasantly situated on the i th side of the public s
in the centre of business, lie stage arrives and
rriHE undersigned respec lly announcestothe^ft^
J. citizens of Columbus, 1 the traveling com- BtíáT
munity, tbat he is prepare is usual at the old
stand, to render all comfo >le wbo may desire peace
and plenty, at moderate cifres. The Texas House Is
parts from this Honse twict week. There id connect-
ed with the House a comm ons stable, which will al-
waysbe supplied with pro ider.
. SN HOPE, PRorRiETOR.
THIS well known, estai ihment has been put.
in order and furnishei y the Proprietor with
a view to make all comfor le who may favor him,
with a call. His table wl] Iways be supplied wi
best, and his stable with ai ¿entive os'lerand proven
der of all kinds. His pri< are reduced, and In future
travelers, either by stage otherwise, trll! be charged
but twenty-live oents per al
Columbus, May, 1856.-:
1 QQ7 ACRES IN BR ¡OS COUNTY on the^
AOO i east sid^of the szos river, about ten 8
miles from the town of VS hington, on the road ^
from Houston to Wheeloc and through which the Gal-
veston, Houston and Hen rson Rail Road will run, be-
ing partof Wm. Millican'i sad right league. Forterms
apply to the snbscrlberin ckson county, or to William
Dunlap of Brazos county, 10 will show the land
1000 acres In Jackson o nty, nine miles from Texana,
partof Henry Smith's hea right league.
1 will also sell my Hoi stead, containing about 1300
acres, on which there Is i omfortable Frame Dwelllne
with all necessary out tidings, garden, shrubbery,
peach trees, etc, together 1th 35 acres In a high state of
cultivation. j. m. WHITE
Jackson County, Nov. if
w. n. WILSON,
What *, Texas.
Refer to—Messrs. Pod ll fc Rdthvsn, Galveaton,
r Jan 22
\T7TLLIAM G. WEBB,
VV La Grange, Fayette
in the District, Supreme
all buainess committed
despatch; collect claims,
iAWYER AND LAND AOENT,
onnty, Texas, will practice
Federal Oonrts; attend to
him with promptness and
. ncludlng those against the
and Federal Govern! nts, and pay taxes on lands
anywhere In the State; lve certiflcates located and
procure patentsbuy and^ell lands as agent, and In-
Haawell, Merchants. Phil-
■vel fc SonB, Merchants, New
York; J. E. North fc Co., 1 irehants, New Orleans, La.:
W.J. Ledyard, Merchant, (obile, Ala.; B. M. Forbes!
Lavaca, Texas; J. H. Lep< ¡, Galveston, Texas; Bald
ridge, Sparks fc Co., Merchi ts, Indianola, Texan,
SIRS. S. S. lOBlltSON'S
MILLINERY AN FANCY STORE,
corner or k. lxet street,
(One block vest of the Coma rnal f Agricultural Bank)
THE MEDICAL Departmeit Opens November2; the
Free Preliminary Courst October 5,1857. Apply
tí PAUL F. EVE, Dean.
THE COLLEGIATE DEÁRTMENT, Western
Military Institute, Commences next Session
SEPTEMBER 7. It compries a complete Classical
course, an Elective course In ¡engineering, in Scientific
and Agricultural branches, aid a preparatory school.
Tuition, boarding, washing ad fuel #100 per term of
20 weeks. Modern Language^etc.,each $10 per term.
Last session the two Departnents numbered 630 stu-
dents. Apply to B. B. JOHNSON, Superintendent.
Nashville, Tenn., July 11,1817. augl8w2m
TO THE PUBLIC.
Kelsey's Preserved Fruit. ,
ON account of the frosts of lat spring, killing nearly
all the fruit, I take this aethod of notifying ail
parties desiring my Preserred Peaches or Tomatoes
hat I have found some orchard that are not Injured
and shall be able to put up somt, though not aa many
as the market may require. Tbwe, therefore, wlshtne
to purchase, will do well to seno their orders for what
they may want soon, to J. P. Dtvie, Galveston, or D
S. Kelsey, Lynchburg. Julyl0w3m. '
Portable and Stationary
HOARD A SO: 8.
SOUTHERN DEPOT for the ¿ates of
1 Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabada, Ten-
ssee, Arkansas and Texas, is established
70 Gravier street, N,
ubscriber, who im i
National Daguerrean Gailejj
Coa. Canal ass St. Ukasles Btrnntv' *"
í no brick
HI to set
i,ss being tbe
"T boiler, which
' Ont for
< put them In
i and but the
G. L. Martin.... T. J. Wyaw* ^
MARTN fe WTATT,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law.
Corslcana, Navarro county, Texas.
WILL punctually attend to all business sntmstsi
to their care. Tbey will not, however, consldsr
themselves employed until their fee is seeured. [octlj
JOHN H. FEENEY,
Wheel oik, Texas.
~\\T ILL practice In the Conrts of the 13th Judicial Dls-1
VV trict, comprising Leon, Brazos, Robertson, Falls,f
Limestone, Freestone, Hill and Navarro oountlas.
Fort Bend County^
0= tey me i«oi
OK. R. WILLIAMSON,
Receiving, Forwarding & Oe-nH Commis'n Merchant,
one door west or oloeb hotel,
WHOLE SALE and RETAIL dealer In Groceries^
Brandies, Wines, aDd Liquors; Tobacco and
Cigars, Wood and Willow ware Ac., a general assort-
ment of every thing in tbe Grocery line on band, and
constantingly receiving from New Orleansandthe North
all of which Is offered for Cash orproducee. Ii yoa
wish Bargains. Call and TaT Ms I Oct 6-8m-w
J. H . ¿E PERT
Comkission, Receiving and Forwarding Merchant
Richmond, Texas. .ri
Dealer In Groceries, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots Md
Shoes, fcc. | nov 2.
john sayles.... ben h. sassett j
SAX LES tc. RASSETTS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Brenham, Washington County, Texas.
a V>A tuo Ail Ok, A U1IU Miu
ct, and In the Supreme
nd Galveston. septlw
TRAVELING LAND AGENCY.
LA. RUCKER,of Washington,Texas,offers to loeaU ■
• survey and procure Patents, for one-third of tbs
land or 12¿¡ cents per acre, on all claims less than 19N
acres, or for 10 cents per sore on larger claims. f
He will also bny or sell lands In tne upper Brazos and
North-western portions of the State, giving the most
careful personal examination, ta all cases, either w the
purchase or sale of lands.
Ashe has funds placed at his disposal, to Invest la
lands, all persons wishing to sell would do well to for-
ward to him a description of the locality of their lands
snd siso when practicable, Ox a minimum price onltam^
otherwise, he could not feel authorised to become tX^
purchaser, even as agent.
A thorough and intimate knowledge of ths country, j
and a personal experience In the business, for the lsat
eighteen years, must insure superior looatlons snd safb
Investments for all those who may favor him with their
Any business designed for him, may, in his absence, be .
Austin; or Cspt. G. B. Erath, of Waco.
Washington, Feb. 19,1856—29-ly.
PbankLtrsooxs Ben. T. Haréis.
LIPSCOMB A HARRIS,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT IAW,
W„ _ Austin County, Texas.
ILL practice in the Courts of ths First Judicial
District, and in the Federal and Supreme Courts
held at Austin and Galveston. feb22
H. C. Pediso, Woodvllle. J. p. Purvis, Aastta.
PEDIGO Ic PURVIS,
W LAWYERS AND GENERAL AGENTS.
ILL give undivided attention to all buslnsss sn-
trusted to them. They will ¿ve special attea-
tton to all cases coming before the Court of Claims at
Austin. Address, Austin, Texas. septl9
febl5-y Austin, Tszts.
TEXAS REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE,
D COLLECTING ic LAND AGENCY.
C-A G. R. FREEMAN, Attorneys at law, City
• of Austin, Texas. Homes In Texas, and safa la-
vestments obtained through
interests of non-residents,
all parts of the SUte; full e:
descriptions, also, registers ofTown and City Lots. Lands
looted, bought and sold. Claims against the Btate or
individuals collected snd aiMustedTand remittances
made by exohangeson New Orieans or any of tbe north-
ern cities. If desired. Tsxes paid on land situated in any
part of the State. ^ A thorough and Intimate knowledge
of the country and the land system, Insures superior lo-
catlons and tbe best titles. Strangers looking at Texas
■nay always have some leading items and useful hints s
theofflce of this agency Registers open for examination
Ii. r Olllce on Congress Avenue. Austin, Texas. | spt
TOIf ■•••eaaaesaeeaaa •«•••••■ wm. m . utosl
TV EWTON A BRYCE, Attorneys and Codnselloss
Law, Austin, Texas. WU1 promptly attend to
all professional business confided to them inthe Dlstriet
Court of the 2d, 3d and 4th Judicial Districts, and in the
Federal and Supreme Courts ofthe State, held st Austin
and Galveston. Will also actas Land AgetfU and Attor-
neys for Non-Residents, SoldiersT^dlfeh""of thoss
Texas L*nd > «"der the laws ofthé Ute Republic of
U-T" Particular attention will be given to the tovesU-
gationand consummation of disput¿l Land Titles.
„IE? Olllce on Congress Aveaue,T¡ext door to Messrs.
Hamilton A Chandler. oct lWjl
DUTHERFORD A COOK, At
Ay General Laid Aoents, Austin, Tex_
Refer to John Henry Brown, Galveston
Sparks fc Co., Indianola.
J. DOUGLASS BROWN,
GENERAL LAND AGENT
and collector or cla1ks aoa2nst the i
or the united states,
Congress Avenue, opposite Swenson's J
Reference—Heads of Department ^"
and professional gentlemen, Ai-
ibers of the ligi "
and RepresentaUves li
chsnt, Austin Tejas;
bs sent byiuSu u!y<
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