Herald and Planter (Hallettsville, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 18, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 23, 1878 Page: 4 of 4
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$írtald «ni glantot.
In planting IMK Mr «ron «n more
common Mian tW one of crowding the
plot with too many plants. We nave
■cea peach orchard* planted at the dis-
tance* of twelve, ten, and even eicht
feet. The reason viven was that tney
" wanted to shade the gronnd."
Now there may be other crops for
which shade is desirable, and what
wonld the same men think of planting
these "close enough to shade the ground f"
They reply that fruit and field crops ire
different. Yes, theyjtre different; but
the same general principles apply in
each caso. The crowded orchard will
nover give a prodnct equal to its varie-
ties, neither will a crowded field of corn.
And a very dry season will show the
difference between the crop at proper
distances and the crowdcd crop, whether
it be peaches or o«rn.
Whenever the rootlots of one tree
minglo with those of another feeding
upon a common gronnd, then the trees
so mingling their roots are crowded, and
will injure each other just in proportion
as the roots of ono tree take up the
•/Nourishment needed by the neighboring
WW the rootlets of two. or mofo
tréos havp come to the same spot1 in the
soil to obtain the elements of nourish-
ment for their respective trees, it is
evident that whatever is talccn by one
cannot be obtained by another, and
therefore each gets a short supply.
"But," says the advocate of close
planting, " T want the trunks of the
trees shaded." So do we; but we let
every treo shad' its own trunk, which it
will do if you give it a fair chance.
Wo have heard the owner of an
orchard, planted ten feet apart, com-
plaining that his trees did not shade the
ground, nor shade each other enough,
and thorefore he reasoned that tho trees
ought to have been planted stt'U closer.
His fruit in that dry year was not worth
gathering. He had a corn field planted
. very thick during the same dry season,
but did not propose closor planting as a
remedy for it.
At the same time, otr own trees were
/rom sixteen to eighteen feet each way,
and the boughs of the different treea
were, in some cases, interlocking, show
ing that a still greater distance would
have been better for tjtie. trees.
shaded their own trunks abnndantly,
and oar fruit sold at a handsome figura.
While trees are young they Wy no
be crowded with close planting, but
with advancing age and increased r&
auirouients, they must have room or
tney will yield poor crops and die pre-
We would never plant- a peach
orchard less than sixteen feot each way,
and we would prefer a still greater dis-
tance. . ■ §f -•
Dwarf pears, 10 to 1? feet Li
Plums, 12 to 15 feel'
Knnm Faith.—Sir William Napier
was one day taking a long coaniry walk
when bo met a little girl abont five years
old sobbing over a broken bowl. She
had dropped and broken it in bringing
it back from the field to which she had
taken hor father's dinner, and said she
would be beaten on her return home for
having brokon it. As she said this a
sudden gleam of hope seemed to cheer
her. Qhe innocently looked up into Sir
William's faco and said, " But you can
mend it, can't you!" Ho explained
that he could not mond the bowl, but
the trouble he could overcome by the
gifl'of a sixpence to buy another. How-
ever, on opening bis purso it was empty
of silver, and ho promised to meet his
little friend on the same spot at the
same hour next day, and to bring six-
pence with him; bidding her mennwhilo
to tell her mother she had seen a gen-
tleman who would bring her the money
' for a bowl next day. 1 ho child, entirely
trusting him, went on hor way oomforted
On his return homo he found an invita-
•iKm awaiting him toj dine nt Bath the
following evening, to meet some one
whom he cspccially wished to see. lie
hesitated for somo little time, trying to
calculate, tho possibility of giving a
meeting to his littlo friend of the broken
bowl and still boing in time for tho din.
ncr party in Bath, but finding that this
could not be, ho wrote to declino ac-
cepting the invitation, on tho plea of
41 a previous engagement," saying, u I
cannot disappoint her; slio trusted me."
Columbia , 'Iras.
N. II. McKurxoy,
Ljvam. Vfcjrett* oo., Texas.
HARDE <fc CO.,
General Commission Merchants.
Agentsjfor Jackson & Studibaker Wagons.
Columdus, Texas. aprl7v
B. Ii. Foard... .Well Thompson... .O«o. MeCormick
FOARD, THOMPSON ft McCORMICK,
Columbus, ----- Texas.
Will attend the Diltrlot Court of Lavaos
County? regularly, and practice in all the
Courts of the State of Texas. n4jr
Cotton on storage or in transit insured
against lire by open policy, if desired.
A Fmkch Straw. — Tho following
narrativo will show tho temper of the
French people towards Count de Cham-
bord, and is a political straw which
indicates the character of lliu wind on
which " Henri the Filth " will ho walled
should he attempt to reach the French
At a meeting of tho musical societies
in Lille, France, a few days ago, to celo-
hrato tho festival <>f Hcllvsmes, one of
tho societies came bearing a white flag.
Immediately on seeing the Legitimist
Hag waviii)! in tho air, it 1 • 1"
catuo excited and shouted,
flag.'' The socii
refused to MeNRSpcMing their former
enea, and singing the " Marscllaisc." A
few minutos after tho bearer of the
drapeau blonr, in descending the plat*
forin, .had the flag snatched from him,
and it was m oi¡ torn to bhreds by the
excitcd croad. ¡
AGENTS FOB ,
(Queen >of the South.)
PRATTS COTTON GINS,
k0f all sizes.
Albert son it Brooks't
Revolving Cotton Press,
Buckeye Mowing Machines.
Ji.; PAUL & CO.,
ILL keep constantly on hand a
large assortment of Texan and Lou-
isiana Pine Lumber. Drossed Lumber of all
kinds on hand or furnished at short notice.
Sash, Doors and Blinds,
Constantly on hand.
Cash orders promptly
H. C. WALLACE,
HAVE now on hand and daily arriving,
a general assortment of rough and
dressed Lumber. Bills sawed to order, and
at the following prices :
Toxas pine, first class $80 00
Dressed, tongued and grooved 88 00
Dressed surface 80 00
Long Leaf yellow Heart Pine $5 advance
on above. Offioe with John Keith & Co.,
Columbus, Texas. aprl7y
dealbr in best
YILLOW PINK LUMBER,
Alt rough lumber, per X feet $86 00
Dressed tongued and grooved flooring, 43 60
Dressed weatherboards. 4006
One Million feet on hand and constantly
arriving. Will have a Yard at the ter-
minus of the G., H. & S. A. R. R.
Will not be undersold,
By any Competitors.
A No. 1 Shingles Altcnys on Hand.
w PRICES LOW!! JES
Columbus, Sept. IS, 1878.
WISHING to iron vert Fat Cattle, or
Entiro Stock , into Cash can
do so at tho Trespalacios Rendering and
Packing Honse, on Trcspalacios creek,
' AV. B. GRIMES.
PosteRce address—Box 20, Indianola, Texas.
H. Beeligson.. O. Beeligson TV. Garllck.
H. SEELIGSON & CO.,
Baiters, and Maine Beatas,
INDIANOLA AND CUERO, TEXAS. _ ij
Collections made and remitted promptly.
Deposits received and Exchange bought
National City Bank.
Ninth National Bank...
G R O C EES,
Cuero and Indianola, Texas,
We luve now in store a complete aasort-
xnWt of Staple and Fqpojr Groceries,
and respectfully iji v ifc the at-
tention of the citizens of
« . ' *
LA VA CA and adjoining CÓUNÍ'IES
t Tuft comparison of prices with
COL UMBUS and other MARKETS.
We have, in connection, a large
Where will be found a co.mplete assort-
ment of everything in that line.
Our connection with Indianola gives us
unsurpassed advantages in the disposal of
onsignpients entrusted to us for sale.
Cuero, Marbh 80, 1878. apr8y
HEYCK & HELFERICH,
(Late of Lavaca)
218 Strand, - - - Galveston.
E. H. FORDTRAN,
LAND AND REAL ESTATE
REFERS, Br -PERMISSION, TO
Texas Banking and Inturanoe Co Galveston
Smith, Wiggiu* k Simpson... .Houston
F. J. Willis « Bro., Galy/ Dr. W. C. McGowen, "
Uuinn k Hill, 41 Hon. KM. Pease, Austin
Wallis, Lands k Co., " Hon. Jno. Hancock, "
W. Jockuseh k Co.. " Hon.R. V.Cook,Columbus
The Oldest Business House in the County.
Established in 1854.
MORGAN & WILLIAMS,
Petersburg, ----- Texas.
Dry Goods and Groceries.
We have constantly on hand a complete
assortment of Goods suitable for this Market.
We make Groceries a specialty, and defy
competition in that line. Every artiole war-
ranted to give satisfaction.
We are. prepared to pay full market price
for Cotton. notf
SADDLE ail HARNESS
L. S. PEPPER,
Staple and Fandy Groceries,
Wooden Ware, Willow Ware
ind in short, everything required By the
BENNETT & DAVIS.
KMylSrwU atan sad «ompleWstMk <■
!Dri(i ail leliciiei.j
Perfumery, Patent Medicines
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Window Glass an Glass Ware
Tobacco, Cigars, Wines and Gin, Case
Liquors, of various descriptions,
for medical purposes.
BIBLES AND TESTAMENTS,
School Rooks, Miscellaneous Rookf
Blank Books and Account Rooks,
REFER, BT PERMISSION, TO •
Moses Taylor, Eitq...,, .New York.
J. H. Brower&Co New York.
Perkins, bwenson & Co New Orleans.
State National Bark New Orleans.
Ball, Hutehins k Co Galveston.
Texas Banking and Insurance Co .Galveston.
n. j. huckj & co.
SASH, DOORS, BLINDS, Etc.
We beg to inform thepublio that we have
established another branch of our business
at Cuero, the present terminus of the G-, W.
T. and P. Kailrnad.-
The yard at Viotoria will be continued as
heretofore, and both branches will be under
the immediate superintendence of our junior
partner, Mr. 0. L. Stadtler, while the sonior
will remain at the port of entry, and attend
to tho importing and shipping business.
All three points will be Kept well supplied
with a completo assortment of Florida Lum-
ber, Sash, Uoors, Blinds, Mouldings, and the
oelebrnted Philadelphia Kessler Wagons.
Thankful for your liberal patronage in the
past, we hope, by olose attention to your
wants and interests, to merit a continuance
of the same in the future.
( ^Orders addressed to us, at. either plaoe,
will receive Vur prompt and careful atten-
tion. Very resjwotfuily yours, •«
H. J. HUOK & CO.,
At Victoria and Cuero.
! H. # HUrtIf, Indianola.
- - - Texas.
I am now prepared to exeoute all work in
a neat and substantial manner and at mod-
erate rates. Orders solicited and satisfac
tion guaranteed. . octl7y .
south side or public square,
Keeps constantly on hand a large and fine
Groceries, Canned Fruits,
B,ar IR oom,
Where every variety of choice Liquors
Brandies, Wines, Whiskies, Cigars,
• Etc., can be found.
THOMAS B A'L L
(Late of a: Goldman k Co., Viotoria)
DEALER IN .
Staple ail Fancy Groceries,
GENERAL TEAMSTER'S SUPPLIES
Esplanade St., opposite H. Seeligson A Co**
CUERO, TEXAS, mtsjlij
MOSES OFPEN HEIM BR,
(Formerly of Port Lavaca and Viotoria)
Dry Goods, Clothfti*
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps,
CROCKERY AND HARD E,
_ _ &
Highest prices raid for Cotton, Wooknd
Hides. ma 22y
The upper floor has been arranged for
a BILLIARD ROOM, where those
desirous of playing this fascinating game
can be accommodated with the best
if you want a oood drink of
Brandy, Whisky, or IAger Beer,
East from the Court House Square,
Also Tobacco, Cigars, Sardines, Oypters,
Cakes and Oinger Beer.
There is also attached tothe house aflne Jenny Lind
Table, for amusement in leisure hours, nl-sm
Fresh Corn Meal,
Butter, Lard, Bacon,
Flour, Irish Potatoes,
Fine Syrup, Molasses, Pickles, Etc.
Halletsville, Dee. 12, 1872,
I will supply Planters with Baj
Ties, and will buy Cotton and
of Marketable ' Produce at
highest market price.
North side of the Public Square,
n 1-3 to
M . C . Ia E V E Y
boots & shoes,
CHINA and GLASSWARE,
And almost every sort of ware.
STRICTLY A CASH STORE,
Where goods can be purchased at ridicu-
lously low prices fob the cash.
Desiring to completely renovate Store
and line of business, 1 will sell
Fancy and Staple Dry Goods,
AT A SACRIFICE.
A specialty^ my trade is the celebrated
QUEEN FRUIT JAR.
Cattle dealers' notes taken at par in pay-
ment for Goods.
All ye who are in debt to me rouse up and
settle amicably, before costs and Sheriffs
fees are added to your notes and acoouiltA
And every Artiole required by the Tradcw
M, Western ta ani Pacific
Express,.Mail and Passenger Train,
. .1 >. M,
. . 2 P. M.
Making olose oonneotions with the Morgan
Line of Steamers, on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays,
sunday excursion train,
Leaves Indianola. 9 a. m.
Leave Cuero 2:90 p. u.
Country Produce consigned to Railway
Agent at Cuero, will be forwarded to Gal-
vatton, New Orleans, New York, Boston, or
Liverpool, Eftglaftd, on through bills of
lading. Wagon charges will be paid by
Bailroad Agent, to follow as charges ou
Local rates to 9 A f1 Indianola from
Cuero, VTS. per 100 lbs,,
Payable is currency on delivery.
Galveston and New Orléans freight for-
warded to Cuero the same day it is received
For futtherparticulars apply t«
RICHARD 3. EVANS, Pre*, and 8upt.
D. G. BEAUMONT, Gent it. Agt.,
may29tf Indianola, Texas.
w. h. moreland,
Halletsville, .' Texas.
Conditional Salesman for
h. dudley coleman,
Coleman's corn and wheat
Mills, " Maid of the South," made in
the South; also Simmon's Belt-geared and
Revolving Cotton Press; agent for the
" U. T. K." (formerly Wood & Mann) Steam
Engines; LMFel's Turbine Water Wheels,
and dealer in General Plantation Machinery;
Depot for the Dubois "Flanged-rib" Cotton
Gin, and Pratt's Cotton Gin.
No. 0 Union Street,
New Orleans, La.
One mile North of Halletsville.
NOW ready for Grinding, Sawing Lum-
ber and Shingles and'
Mr. de Wolf, a practical engineer, will
have charge of the machinery. Satisfation
Halletsville, Sept. 23,187%. sep3G-3m
AN infinite multitude of diseases wait
upon woman's footsteps from the era-
Ale to the grave, and so long as she exposes
herself to the various vioissitudes of weather
and ever-changing «cones of life's fitful fol-
lies, so long will she be the recipient of
troubles peculiar to her sex. But few ladies
are exempt from some form of female com-
plaint. The diseases and symptoms of some
of those affeotions alluded.to, are as follows:
chlorosis, or green sickness, all irregularities,
hysterics, palpitation, siok headache, diffi-
culty of breathing, smothering sensations,
prolapsus uteri and ulceration, cold feet
and hands, giddiness and swimming of the
head, pain in the side and baok, low spirits
and melancholy, mental and physical pros-
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torpid liver, and all that elass of chronio
complaints peculiar to the female sex. The
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causes symptoms and treatment of all ordi-
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all mothers and sickly females. Price 25
cents. Address as above. jyl0-4m
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Kyle, S. Lee. Herald and Planter (Hallettsville, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 18, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 23, 1878, newspaper, October 23, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth178868/m1/4/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.