Flake's Daily Bulletin. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, July 7, 1865 Page: 2 of 4
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m the policy o
té majttí neigh -
to make a
, two miles
i three or four days itants
invested J|y guerrillas responsi
for their acts Experience having
>ht him that the influence of. the inhab-
Bngrgetically exorcised, can* put
species of robberv and murder,
have not Iveen sent
than Cyprees City since
We trust matters will get
I soon as possible.
on Telegraph. 6th,
farors that extension to a great
in the present ata'e uf things it is utterly
Impossible to carry away every day the «X*
.The " ■■■
to some of
to secession Jbo
_ This is what we
the coerced unropent
Colossal Jack, the
true to his vocation,
please the men reeently in
' until" he has proofj incontrovertible
days of tnissrule have positively
to an end. We believe that Gove
!ial bt t1lbgeph to THK N. O. TtMBS.J
(OisviLLB. aJuly 1, jl p. m.~ Y special
itch from Nashville states that Battle,
crements. etc. The oiily f'-m dy therefore
is for the present disinfection of the sain".
Even could it be don*, previous,disinflation
would t e of first necessity. . t
Aliactf^o/tho Governor and Legislators The best, shortest and clieauest wiy to
of Texas, since the passage of the Ordi-di infect str ets, gutters and, privies is a s<>-
nance of Secessirilh, having been declared jhuion of one part of sulphate of iron; cop-
il egitiraate, refugees will, upon their r"-'per sor green vitrol; (c >sts inordinary times
turn to the State, resume possession of <ib ut 2 cnts per pound); in ten part* of
For privies of ordinary size two
; we have the
the right man in the fight
;hest opinion of his
our population, white
and black. Me is the representative man
•Í the Unionists of Texas. We hope Gov-
r Hamilton will listen*to no application
election at present; let our people
show that they can bring forth fruit
for repeutence, and then let the first
««Ube for a convention; let our people be
made to know ami to feel that there is a
Government'* of the United States which
has the power to protect Us loyal citizens
and to punist) treason. A military Uover-
for six or twelve months will do us
i it will give an opportunity for a free
to prepare public opinion for those
changes in our Constitution that are ren-
dered accessary by the destruction of ala-
vanr We have the satisfaction to know
views are entertuined by the
'nion men in the State and by reíu
We can assure Governor
ton that those who opposed secession
, . , all hasty action and determined
e a cordial support to the measures of
United States Government j we'can
also assure him that all loyal. Texans will
him a hearty welcome.
p We are indebted to our friends CSpt.
Th. Helmere and Mr. W. S. Davis for tlie
lateBfc New Orleans papers,
fiSgrWe direct attention to General Orders
No. 4, issued from Post Headquarters for
the speciil benefit and accommodation of
eitúse i is desiring to use the gulf beach for a
cool drive or walk.
rebel Sftfate Treasurer, Caruthers, Har-
ris's successor as „he rebel Governor «I
Tennessee, and Neil Brown, h*ve «been ar-
rested there and sent to Fortress Monroe,
Washington, July 1.— Th * Military
Commission in session has agreed Upon a
verdict in the conspiracy cases, which will
be announced as soon as the President is
readv to act. '
}r- South Carolina is to be divided into four
districts, commanded respectively by Gens.
Beale, Yanwick, Hatch and Potter.
It is doubtful whether the state of the
President's health will permit h m to attend
to business this week.
A memorial, mim.erously signed, has been
sent to the President, asking that ¿he $20,-
000 clause of bis armies ;y proclamation be
withdrawn, as it is a very greaL and need-
New YottR, July 1.—The steamer "Ful-
ton, from Hiltou Head, brought several
trunks belonging to Jefferson Davis and
Gen. Beaur gard, containing, it is said,
their private letters.
Gold closed ut 141 and dull.
Cotton closed weak at 45
JACK30N, July 2.—The Municipal elec-
tion passed off quietly iu Vicksburg yes-
For Major, Randolph had 216 votes;
Houghton had 129; Donnovan 154.
Mobile, July 1.—There have been re-
ceived to di\t 11,486 bales of cotton.
Strict midd in# 32.
Produce and grocery markets brisk, with
Col. Montague formally entered upon his
duties today .s Collector of this port.
The first uvU train for Montgomery left
yi sterday. It will go regularly three times
a w> ek. 1
The schooner Lorband, from New Or-
leans, with a cargo of merchandise, was to-
day in a gale wrecked on obstructions off
Choctaw Point. Part of the cargo was
saved. The vessel sunk in seven feet of
water; it may be raised.
Memphis, July 1 ■—The Ruth will arrive
their property. The right and title to theI water. For priv
¡property claimed must be beyond question, large buckets of this solution for the firafc
By coinmandof. . Itime, and one bucket every week afterward i
Major-General P. II. RHETIIDAN, j will be fully sufficient. The W ills of the
&£&?"• A.o. pvlvi mm*, thoroughly imbibed ton. th-
— ■—« din nf Ctio i hoing complete only when n >
BP We clip the following from the more Odor is exhaled by the matter. This
Washington correspondence of the N. O. ¡ disiniect'on, ftbwever, has the inconvenience
Times 1st instant : > ofjiesttoyiog most of the qualities of the
"President Johnson is^ a positive mail, e^Cr;ments as manure. If they are intend-
and he has lost no time in adopting sue i (]e(| fov manure, the beat way to disinfect,
measures as indicate the policy which i*e j¿hem will be -larked lime, saturated with
intends to pursue in relation to the States sulphurous acid di-solvedin wát M«-~-;i thick
lately in rebellion. Tenoessee has been de* ¡solution—to which sulphur'c or
clared fully reinstated in its former rights acitj -H ttdd d,
as a sovereign State of the Union. 13.it
the proclamation announcing this recon-
struction" is not to be construed as44 im-
p.-tiring existing regulations for tlie suspen-
sion of the habeas corpus and the exer-
It is of the highest importance to begin
ilie d sinfectionl <ng before epidemical sick-
ness prevails, and to continue du.ing fall,
better certainly would be to continue all the
. „ ... v • i • , year round, the cost b'inga mj!ie triflo. 'lslvk
ci-oof military law in cises where it shall ¿ idmnio once pprtíad a° d tho atmosphere
be necessary for the g«o.-ral public 1.^-ty ¡¿prHgnatel withH lbe ¿gema, the aiamft..--
tion would not have the lea.t effect any
and welhire during the existing insurrec-
tion." In short, State after State , as it is
reorganized, will be received back into the
Union : but until every State lately in re-
bellion has been officially decla.ed reinsta-
ted in iis former rights, President Johnson
will continue to,exercise the powers con-
I have no experience of yellow fever, but
I know , by the observation* of Lall«'tn nd,
Stamm, etc., that it existWaud spreads only
where the atmosphere has be m artificially
corrupted by the concern ration of human
(erred Upon him by the act of O mgress o¿ . .. . ,
March 3d, 1863. Everytlóng that can be that cHulrte ,, pure a.r are the
done towarda re«oring ihtf old Uni-m will 6™>"'st enom'« of thi. contagian. If m,
bo done, but meanwhile the Government
will exercise its legitimate strength, and
treason will l e punished, n ^, pardoned.—
Having scotched the hydra of secession,
President Johnson will not suffer it to re-
vive and again devastate the republic.
44 An evidence of the kind disposition of
President Johnson towards the Southern
the, prop ised measure must be of mo.^t salu-
Instead of further dissertation, I give y >u
the following fact : #
Cholera never has been epidemical in place-
built on solid r ck, whm;e therefore the pri-
vies are cut in the rock ¡md the excrements
cannot pene trate in the ground, there to b ?
people is displayed in his proclamation re- decomposed and putrify with the organic
lieving cotton from the payment of the 25maJters-
per cent, wer tax upon that article, leavingl Iu a small t- wu of Englan 1—havmg not
it subject only to the intern,.1 revenue tax|">y papers and books here, 1 am not able to
of 2 cents per pound. This will add to tl,eg ve you the uame now, but the fact is well
increasing commercial intercourse, and do^'ablished—typhus and typhoid fever con-
much to restore friendly relations. It iJtrnu-d all the year round, ravaging the qop-
estimated at the Treasury Department that ulutiou in a fearful way. The municipality ..
the stock of cotton on hand at the S -uth ¡learning the obxervat ons of Pettenkof. r
is little less than two million bales, although j and otli rs had thorough drainage construct-
some of it is a somewhat damaged condi- ©d by( which every day all the human excre-
83P* Wiltys & Thompson gave another o.
their chaste and refined entertainments last
evening, and were greeted with a large and
well pleased audience. They perform again
this evening with an entire change of pro-
uu I mente were carrhd far away from town, anil.
"« Frantic attempts are being made to since that time now over five year,— typhus
raise an excitement ubon the question of a d typhoid fever have entirely disappeared.
at New Orleans on Tuesday,
if, for St. Iiouis on Friday.
OT One steamer a.nd several schooners
are waiting at New Orleans to sail for Gal-
veston, as soon as tlie Collector of Customs
for this port arrives.
I3P* Col. T. S. Thrasher is called upon by
"several voters" in the Ga'vestou News, to
give his views upon the practical working
Of the Goolie system, its adaptation to Tex-
as, etc. • t
and will leave citizens are
lion iust now
[From the Southwestern, Juno 28'J
„ — 0— r-- Cotton is coming in but slowly, from the
gramme, and we predict a crowded house,/act, we presume, that planters are afraid
Remember Tnrrier Hall, corner of Center
stretand the Puhlic Souare.
4 negro suffrage,' but sensible, conservative! Letting aside the queBt"on,wh( ther yellow
re not disposed to agitate the ques- fever originates in the.United Sates or is iiu-
The first step in the great ported only, the fací is, that; this cily, ac-
work of reconsfruction is to secure law and [cording to experience, is highly disposed to
order, which can only be done by State , the spreading of epidemic, and that no pre-
provisional organization, and it will be caution should be neglected to preyent the
sometime before so important a question as originating of the same.
( „..„id negro suffrage can be discusseifcandj -I am not only inclined to consider yellow
'that it will be gobbled uprby the army spec- decided upon, either in State Legislatures or:fever only of tropical formation, but fully
ulators now in onr midst. in Congress. Meanwhile the colored people ¡convinced now that it never originated here,
have their liberty—one great blessing and always was imported, and would there-
fore enfoj-ce the strictest quarantine possible,
aswe have again of laié some established
Galveston, July 5th, 1865.
FíDitor Flakb's Bollbtin.—Learning
The river is rising slowly at this point, have their liberty—one groat blessin,
which will give us fair navigation for at least galD®d. Others will follow in due time,
fonr weeks. .
The following boats have arrived at our
landing, with full freights, during the past
week: Sir Wm. Wallace, Iowa, Countess,
Rebecca, Judge Fletcher, Anna Perrett, Al-
gerine, Trent. Fleta, T. J. Emory, Saratogo,
Bart. Able, Texas. Eleanor, and Carrie Ja-
We have but little change to note in busi
by the ordinances published in your paper,
ih* intention of Major General
cases of the importation the epid«mic
even after voyage3 of long duration.
I point to the late epidemic of Lisbon and
■ tlie fact that not long at St. Názaire, the
French port of the West India and Vera
Cruz line of steamers, many persons em-
- mi*-,PWIHP „ r...v. ...
Granger to enforce in his district all meas- ployed in unloading a steamer on whiáino
— 0 m m oust- nres to ensure public health. I take the case of sickness had existed for eight weeks,
néss transactions since onr laat. Merchan-| liberty of making some suggestions which j died of yellow fever.
All vessels coming from suspicious ports
ought to be thoroughly disinfected, and the
Onr correspondent and tráveling agent —# — „aa.^
VSioux" has just returned from the upper fd'8e all deccriptions continues to arrive may be of value and interest. Taking in
l edJ)y t
the 27th - ——r.— -.""s"
Mailin, in Falls county, by two men on foot
► came out of a thicket with revolvers in
hands, who presented them and order-
ed him to dismount. They seemed to know
his cusiness and demanded his money, pro
1119 uwDiuona ttviumiuou iito uiuiioj) piu*
bably expecting to get a large amount. Af-
ter lome parley they forced him to give up
Wwhat he had, amounting to #224
whteh they mad< nff.
^ _ JV.ill nú wu \
pore than feeling the market.
we have conversed
auijiRov. Tnose whom
T^,_. —with do not feel disposed
to purchase until the purposes of the Gov-
ernment are more fully developed, and thfc
restriction on nnttnn ivmnvtut
goods too, the fumigations are not sufficient
The goods, at all prinoipally the clothes of
the crew and passengers, must be brought
IMPORTANT TO TEXIANS.
The following General Order, from Gen.
* " "• * , ' £ fT J | lUV viv " II1UV V Mv Mi VU^UI
these of Prof. Dr. Pettenhofer. in Munick, in closed rooms, heated at leflst at, 150° F.
a man of world wide fame, it is evident, jand left there for several hours, o> for sévo
that the first and greatest cau& oif contagious ral days in a heal; of 110, 120 - this is the
sickness exists - in the human emanations,'only sure way to annihilate the poison or
viz: that the'clothes of the sick and prin- the miasma bound or kept in the (joods by
cipally, the excrements of human kind whenIdampness. The best fomiemt.!
fermenting and decomposing themselves in 0f coffee, The greatest
the earth or ground with organic matters] and epidemic from or in ships lays in the
; fumigations are those
■ „ estWangerfnrinfectioh
-7J" O .r—"— Ih'o earth'or ground with organic matters] and epidemic from or in __
Sheridan, concerning Texans and lexas. an- n^« the hearers of propogations of sickness.^Iliilipe water, say'the decomposition of sweet
th rfll tliA Mth.deadrats etc
e ««-are me nwHon ui
nouncing that refugees niay now return home Calculating only
- x p„ i with security and resume possession of thsir ¿ay for every hun
7" " — :ntmepj °^Mr pjoperty, is published in the New Orleans KaW realitv. von
,dtmaator of th c, y. Mr-Taft fe^ of ju!J3d . (
our citizens well know, been a, headq'RS MfLITARY div. Of SOUTHWISt
Unionist 'during the whole war.I N*w Omjsanh, June aoih, 18ü¿.
acó uiesce cheerfullv in the °®neri Orden, No. 6.
taai honest man h. nol,fied 'hat tha'troopa of the United States 20001b
rn to foul r
is ad man in
. . ernment are now in mili
— that State, and that they
their homes with security.
re tn rn
3tb of urine of ffeces a1^ salt water
human being which is far\falling in it from the ships. At quarantine
reality, you bavó for'a city of 10,000 therefore the bilge-water must be purified
inhabitapts, about the present population i i by bringing in a large quantity of water
with the solu-
• w ~ - ■""" - ¿T——— — |'|IUiUjJUU VI'" aagsaaa* no . «aaass pOSBlble ft
. each. It would therefore take Ib ttrong solution of copperas should be added
is every day to carry out of town the to the regaining bilgr-water. All vessels
mB«t or 0f human production alone, in port hero, at ieait those imide the bar.
, the logic orr.¿.~ ^. . .
IIÍM 7U#/Vf/I4)A wv
'and hereafter ¡to
forward petent to protect
-- ——« - v. y t .fMHreSy a | rtooaniy not one tenth is tak« *
The Mayor General Commanding akes this calculation it is easy to r
AeCasion -Mtn it distinctly under- immense a q iantity has to rem—
irds or arm^u hands there to putrify and decomnosp. In fact it
permitted in the is la
irce now in T
WMM WWVW«MVV \ • AU AWVV A ■
as if wo were to bury 5COO dead
MVIV) WW avwwf —*«v «mv i
should be ordered to disinfect their bilge-
water' by the sámé solution. The expenses
as already said aro of no importance.
A new tieatment has been suggested by
rear in town.
certainly the foundation of as high
' . 1 % A'
theyellow; fever, which
passengers of sus-
y dry rooms heated
lotit injury to theirf
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