The Lampasas Dispatch (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 34, Ed. 1 Saturday, November 9, 1872 Page: 1 of 4
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Rates of Su&sription.
One Tear, (with brand) $2,.~>0.
One Year, (without brand) 2,00.
Six Months, 1
Three Months, 1.00.
|-y AnT one sending na Five Snbscri-
l>ers for One Year, will be entitled to an
ty All kinds of JOB VVORK execut-
ed, In the latest and best style.
tW In all cases Job Work must be
nrariahlj paid for before it leaves the
office, in no casé will we depart from
land, Collecting & Gen'l gsncy,
Office at the BIG LIVE OAK.
gEN F. GOOCIT,
MASON. Mason, County Texas.
W hite & Gibson,
Attorneys at Law
C«n be consulted at tliieroífice, on Soutli
East curuor of Public Square.
t. a. ***r.v.
W. S. MeFkETEits
of San Suba,
A BNEY & MCFEBTEBS,
Lawyers & General Land Agents.
Personal attention given to all
business accepted. n40 I v.
a. w. tkkrfi.i, a. s. walker,
Terrell & W vlker
Aliornrv al Law,
Dffice in the S wenson Building, two
doors west of the Postoffice.
austin. Texas. ni 4-1 v
.111 lilf.VIv 1- .if !-' •
TEXAS LA XD ACiEXCY.
Buuxett, Texas. -
Purchases and Disposes <>f Ural Estate
Pars 'Ifcixes and Adj usts Titles.
li b. c >"k, m '• waiwwopth
A| i rli 'v ¡il Irtvv, s'u'vf\ ni .
Cook & Wadswoptii.
G e n r a I Land A g o n t s
v\x ^aba. Testis.
'Prointit a-r-mioit ¡\imi all tnisti:os« «-n-
'rn i*«l im ilteir cm * -•
I J. B. TAR VER,
Ailvnpf t Law.
—A X I)—
}?t>MY swoop, - - - - Texas
Will Practice in Brown, San Saba
I jam pasas Burnett and
-*• ■— — " —
F!* «■ * A «->, f*. ? í
sukuj üí hui'oiii
W. T. MELTON i'rotkrictor.
'Í he ProsreM of the ÜVoitíIeri
1'li < 'ol'mil
One < 'ni nam.
LAMPASAS, TEXAS, SATURDAY MOUSING, NOV. 9.1872.
■ •'■"2 E'E-Zlt ASM' lit Advasic?.
d r u (r ad;k
2^** if a ut Kit's va i.r aiii.i: h;:m-
BI x e a r i >'s L Í r, itt x I x <; 11 a ! it
I)ye. at Manufacturer's Pric-s.
B. K Ki rii «S: Co.'s A i.ka i.oi ps.
Dkomoooi.k's English 1' K-
mai.k Birr Kits.
R. F. OrEOHfiK.
Commission Merchant & Manu-
Buehnn's Cresylic Compounds, Aver& co
1>. .lane & son, Kadway & co., T. W .
Marsden, J. H. ¿McLean, John Hull,
Johnston, Hollowav i; Cowden.
Jas. Iíiuldle & co. Heid, Cnniriek
& Andrus, Tilden & co., Ed-
ward Wilder, Clias. Osgood.
Fahnstock & co. Sliallenberger, Newark
Crayon co., Swift & Courtney's parlor
Matches, Vinegar Hitters, Brown's
Troches. Novelty plaster Works,
McLanes Vermifuge & liver pills
Mrs. Winslows soothing syrup
Merchant's gargling oil.
Jacobs cordial Wintersiuith's remedies.
Hall's Hair renewer. The (íratfenherg
remedies, Simmon's liver regulator,
Craig's Microscopes, Balicock's
Ba!)i-ocks silversu])porters. Per-
ry Davis' pain killer, Allen's
Lung Balsam, Burnett's
French, English, (¡crinan and American
Toilet goods. iiii-lv
(Siiccessins to Duffuu & Thompson,)
_ JB1J-W Aag- fv.i * j i <j" ■-1. J ,.. i * ■
rr3c-3sr cjitj.u>wew.k .".'m
C"«r" '1 i'an.s!"i!t Advert i seiiH*nts an^
c.-ii No: ¡res, ¡."i eents ]<er line for til J
insertion, and 10 cenis, for each
ZW No Advertisement inserte
t*or. Avenue and Ilk'lcory Kli'i.
_ afakcKwnn, J. W. poSey,
^ AIakr^bon & POSEY,
i|l.>rnry« at Law.
GEORGETOWN, — — — Texas. ^V> II HY Imy their Drugs direct
Practice in the counties of William ;¿Xrl iVntn the Manulaet<>ries. and
non, B#fnett. 1 .lan , Sa=. Saba, Brown A" ' . ¡ .^toek than
Lanipft^«. anl in the Supreme and l--d . 1,1 ' , • , ,,
eral courts at Austin. n'.My has -v-r heeli l roli . t this M .11 -
— i ;.¡ i,ri?e.s s«> low that none can
A . S. E I K IT E R ,
Attorney it C t iwll«r at !ímv
(i EOK<; KT<>\V X. T KX AK.
Will practice in all the counties of tin-
Sid Judicial District, and in the Supreme
Courts at Austin. n-'i ly ¡
Svrantc Palm. E. W. Shands.
Nat. P. Ja ks >n.
Palm, siiands & .jackson |
Ij # if as-s-s rs-)
Land and Gen'l Collecting Agency
Will attend promptly to the investi-
gation arid adjustment of titles, loeating
land certili-at.-s. buying and selling
laadii, paving taxes, making collections,
W. A. H. Miller. John Dowel!.
Miller & Dowel'-.
• állariirys at B*n r,
GENERAL I,\\|i CFA'i's,
ty Prart ice in all t he «■ • >:i rt at A '.i
tin. Special attention given to i!ee Sn.
preme and Federal court practice, p. a
general business in the laudotliee. Hnv
sell, and lo'-afe land certincates. Kxatii-
ine and perfect land claims, and obtain
patents to land. Collect claims a
a general Agency and Commission bu.-i
ness. ii •" () 1 y
Chas. o. sorelle,
.■ITTo rr.vf: i* .í.vp
f CounsolFr at
Will practice in all the Courts at A us
tin and District, courts of adjoining conn
ties. Special attention given to Land
Litigation. Lands Hought and Sold.
Lands Ideated, Land Certilicates I>o• i_r! t
and Sold. Prompt attention given to ail
business entrustef! to bis care
ofkick—( 'ongress Avenue over Sis
son's Mosic Store nl !v
Tliev k'-ep constantly on hand a
■ Mid assiirment of
!-.x í raeis,
Wines and Li-|ui
i'a'n: < ils.
I! a i i* i>ru-hes,
etc. etc. etc.
A V S 'T IN A I) " S
a b. P A l m ,
Wholesale and Retail Incaler in
Boots. Shoes. J fats. Clot hing. Hard-
ware, (Jroceries. Woodware, itc.,
sy.v.v/:/,'• n N/.'ir/Av, jr:\r/nx
'Taylor (.J ins. and PaschaTs Digest.
Austin, 'Texas. n00-1 v.
W. II. BELL,
Corner Avenue & Pecan, Streets
Keeps constantly on hand, a full
and complete assortment of
and Genuine Havanna Cigars.
American Powder Co.,
Missouri Baking Powders. Home
and Excelsioi Bitters, Warner.-
Vanillin Vita, and Pure English
Patronage respectfully so-
licited and sat isl'acf ion guaranteed.
I'f I'.l-ISirKI) WKKKLY,
M A S'O;MC.
Lampasas Lodge, No. 2:v2, íui-ets 3rd
Saturday night in each mouth.
W. .J. KTAX DICKER,. \V
.J. p. (ii nsox. S r;c.
Valley Lodge, Burnett Tex;
meets second Saturday in cad
W . e. WooTEX
\\r. b. ^icEaiü.axi), Sec.
Llano Lodge, No 242, meets 4th Satur-
day in each month.
.1 AS. S. phh-IU.AXIvw. m.
e. r. Beksox, Sec,
San Saba Lodge, Xo 22o, meets !ird
Saturday in each month.
j. b. II AKIiKLK, w. m.
j. it. SXEI.I.IXG, Sec.
Burnett Chapter, No D-t meets seconp
Saturday at 1 o'clock in each month. |j
Nouxox Musks, II. j'.^j
w. b. Mcfaklaxd, Sec.
■■i i ■ nr iirim i imin rir'n t n"
THE BOOK ABOUT AFRICA.
n \ ^ 9
ñ h =
In fad I hey keep everything i hat
i- n-uallv foilnd in a tirsi cla -
and Plivsiciuis. who l i:y in thi-j
m.irl.el u mi !in«
•o "¡ve I h !i.i a call
•i; and pnces.
to | !le;r 111 '• l'e>!
¡J AV.MONI Á WIIIT1S,
V B Ii m K M B. S
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W. -i w -.X - W > ^ Kj . ^ JL A O ^
A i vri v. T::\ \s.
is i i i: n l e a! all ae<- -ssi I I
) f) K -
<: !:<>< 7.7,'//..'
pojnis in 'Texas and pr<icecd - n -
niiried p¡-.,nip;ly. ('i.rresj>oni!' lit
'ii X. Y. Su en on. Perkins ^ ('n..
^0 Pea'.er si. iió11- 1 v
Sti'AUT v'; A i a 11;.
RECE I YIN't; l-'OR 'A* A RDINC,
\ n 11 o i:x : i: \ i.
EAIJK3 B. S
Dealers if! Bomestio tschanga,
W. P. Beall Erl. B.
(Oraduateof the St. Louis Med. Colh - • i
W ill devote his ir/mlr iiuf mi'l
attention to the practiee of
He mav always be found at the
Drugstore, of Kit William--, un-
less profesional I v absent. Churr-
es in acconhmc" with ih<- n-c:.l
custom, and prompt ¡iavm -n! wü:
he expected. 11 ':;
IT \\ II.!.
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a in i
: •> i; i t11«
ru r of
S .| I!
H* -t ! II • *
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W :i l'<
T.J. N . ADKI N S
L \. \ \ !> <;I-:N i I.L\IK\
There is no part of the World so
interesting to Christendom as the
continent of Africa now is. Dr.
Livingstone, Barlli, Camming, 1)11-
Chaillu, and others had given it a
peculiar interest already, il-hen the
wonderful expedition Vi)f tk^'X'ew
York '•Herald," under UpTry M.
Siauuley, and its fairly marvelous
success, gave to the topic the at-
tention of all men cvery¿¡¿
Here Avas a success of tel
and of the press, superior' tO^he
power of one of the most jiov^fnl
and wealthy governments, a
demonstration ofmodern progreso-,
impossi I ill.* io ganisav. '
At this time, therefore, the desi^
to know as much of Africa .is can j
he known, is very general, if not
universal among intelligent people.
'To supply this demand for knowl-
edge, the Union Publishing Com-
pany, of Chicago, have jus® is>tied
a volume "EXPLORATIONS IN
AFRICA,*' which, as we judge
from advance sheets that we have
had the pleasure of seeing, will he
and deserves to |>(>, unustiajfc' and
uncommonly popular.,, TIM hook
with sketches of the- live^of the
most noted African travelefs-r-dc-
sciiptions oflhe remarkable coun-
try. animals, vegetation, rivers,
lakes, etc., etc., of a con! inent so
long unknown; with Dr. Living-j
stone's own account, remarkably j
graphic, of his discovery oflhe true
sources of the Nile*; and Stanley's
full description of the singular
•• Land of the Moon" in Equatorial
Africa. With all this, th e book
gives an amount of interesting
matter and information, leaving
nothing to be desired by llni.se who
want: to know all about this por- ¡
I ion of the gl ibe.
tin-: rt-.u axij ;iií tvi>e. ¡
'The following lieau'liful extract;
is from i lie pen of Benjamin E. 1
Tav lor. the j.rintcr poet:
iv) haps ! here is no depart ment
of enterprise vviios .- details are less
under.-tood bv intelligent people
I lian the "a rt j.r--serv a l i ve"—I lie .
achiev.-iue'i I of I V pe. Evel'v thiV, !
i heir life i • ng. i le-y are accustomed
i o read i he new .-pajier and lind
tauh with ils sel i amen I s. its ar-
rangements and its looks: to plume ;
i hein.-eh es u pon i le- d:-co\ ery ol .
.-'hue miruish and acrobatic tvpe
i hat gel into a frolic and stands .
up-'ii ií-: le ad- or of -ne- waste s
let ier or l wo in ¡i ; but of i he- pro-
e- . s lee vv 11 i < h i In- n< w spaper is
made, of i i i e ni v riads of mot ions
a;. d i! i • ■ u sa ml - of ¡>¡. ees n> e.-ssai v
111 i! - com p -¿ i ion. ih, v' know i h -
1 !<• and think i ---. 'Tie ', imagine
111• x disc.i i;--e "f a wonder, jmle.-j
v\ in n i hev sp ale oí i In- t.ur wliit.-
carpel. \v i vi-n for I h-iiigli I I o walk
on. of lie hilt- thai iiii! i ited on I In-
b.aek of i lie Ir egar. Bul i here i S
■oTin-t hing lnoj-e woiid'-rfal -hi!.
\\ 11 e 11 w ■ 1 n d< al i lie h ii mi red ami
li fl v i vv o lit 11<- iIOXi■ . So111e'A j|al
- uuied with Ile i -m i of inkv tin- .
e--rs. ! ha! c >mpo-e i ]¡e pr.i¡:.-r*-
•e;i -e." !l i--l - <-\cept tie- cj¡rk-
•11" o'' lie- i \ pe. as Olle bv oil" lie',
: a i. • ! I: ' r plae- in 1 ; e- g;', • v. i n
I lie. w • i, n k w • have f ,n nd ; lie .
:ii v 1 i>l t ' i • • a i *. \\ • tin hi. he.-.
i:.a 11 v lane.'-. ¡ ;i ¡V.I2 • n i • 111 -. ! !| ■ fe
a i - i li i im I ,,,•,. ; i • -,v m a v a 'om -
seníeiice—transposes the word, and
deplores the days that are few and
evil in the next. A poor jest ticks
its way slowly in lo the printer's
hands, like a clock just running
down, and a strain of eloquence
marches into line letter by letter.
type that told
i wedding yesterday, announces
e^burial to-day—perhaps the very
same letters. They are the ele-
ments to make a world of—those
types are a world with something in
it as beautiful as Spring, as rich as
Summer, and as grand as Autumn,
tlovvers that, frost cannot wilt; fruit
that shall ripen for all time. The
newspaper has become tlm log-book
of the age. It tells at whale rate
the world is running; we cannot
lind our "reckoning"' without it.
True, the greeu-grocer may bundle
up a pound of candles in our last
expressed thoughts, but it is only
coming to baseness, something that
is done times innumerable We
console ourselves by thinking that
one can make of the newspaper
what he cannot make of oaks—a
bridge for time, that lie can Hing
over the chasm of the dead years
and walk safely upon the shadowy
sea into the fust past. The singer
shall not end his song, tho' the
soul be eloquent no more. The
realm of the press is enchanted
ground. Sometimes the editor has
the happiness of knowing that he
has defended right, exposed the
wrong, protected the weak, and
that lie has given utterance toa
itimcnt that has cheered some-
'dy's lonely hour, made somebody
"happier, kindled a smile upon a sad
face, or hope in a heavy heart. He
*"iay meet with that sentiment,
many years afrcr; it may have lost
all charms of its paternity, but he
ó-e-á an alfection for it. He wel-
comes it as an absent child, lie
reads it as for the first time, and
wonders if. indeed, lie wrote it; for
lie has changed since then. Per-
haps he could not give utterance
to the sentiment now, perhaps lie
would not if he could. It seems
like tlie voice of his former self
calling to his parents, and there is
something mournful in his tone.
He begins to think—to remember
why he wrote it, who w . revis read-
ers then, and whither they have
gone—what lie was then, and how
es. uifr^nie fftids himse
i ng if I h at thought of his will con-
tin lie Una! a l i e|- lie is dead, and
whether lie is looking upon some-
thing t hat will survive h i in. And
then comes the sweet coneiousness
that tln-re is nothing in the sen-
tence that he could wish unwritten
—t hat it is a better part of hint—
a shred from the garment of im-
mortality he shall leave behind
him when lie joins I In- ••innumer-
able caravan." and takes his place
in the silent halls of death.
— - • -
\ PHILitiMOPIIKll'S OPIMOS OF THE
That portion of the fair sex who
Peterson's Magazine for Note ill
j Iter is on our tab!** of all
clamor so loudlv for their rmhls ¡<><^rs. It is an tin usually good
should be thankful that thev did Í !l"'n,M-'r> c'vcu ,or this
not exist several hundred vearsa<'<>. I , '-v's bu ,k* rril<' l,riucW Steel
l! was not until the tenth' ceiilurv 1 1 "A (iauu' 'rw,> Ciin Play At "
that women obtained the privilege1!"4 ,roni i,n ,,r>gi al picture, and is
of choosing or refusiuo- her hu^-' illustration of one of. tlití
band. Often they were be"-o!hed «tories we have read for months,
when children, the bridegroom's ¡ A <> fH s Magazine is its
pledge of marriage beiniraccompa- c"lkVnght Novdties, tvvoof which
nicd bv a security or "wed/'whence ^Pl":*'11' 111 ,lns nuinhcr, "Lindsay's
comes the word. Part of the wed
always consisted of a ring, placed
upon the maiden's right hand, and
there religiously kept until trans-
ferred to the other huml at the hit-
ter's nuptials. Then, also, were
repeated the marriage vows and
oilier ceremonies, out of which
those-now prevailing have giown.
i he bride was taken "for fairer, for
fouler, for better, for worse, for
richer, for poorer,'' and promised
to be "buxom and bonny" to her
future husband. At the'endof the
li Hill ceremony, the-father of the
bride gave to his new son one of
his daughter's shoes, in token of
the transfer of authority which lie
effected, and the bride was at once
made to feel the change by a tap or
blow on the head giren with the
shoe. Rather a forcible earnest of
future happiness, one would imag-
ine. However, the husband took
an oath to use his wife well. If he
failed to do so, she might leave
him, but by law he was allowed
considerable license. He was
bound in honor to "bestow on his
wife and his apprentices moderate
castigation." We have nothing to
show what amount of castigation
was held moderate to the Anglo-
Saxon ; hut one old Welsh law
decided that three blows with a
broomstick "on any part of the
person, except the head," is a fair
alio.vanee, and another provides
that the stick be no longer than
the husband's arm, nor thicker
than his middle finger. Prior to
the seventh century a wife might
at any time he repudiated on proof
of her either being barren, deform-
ed, silly, passionate, rude habitual-
ly drunk, gluttonous, very garru-
lous, quarrelsome or very abusive.
A learned Swiss writer Jean ( de
.M tiller) was deeply engaged in his-
torical studies at (.'asset, m the Year
1 x;->. Indefatigable in research, he
wrote to his friend, ( liarles 1 >011 net.
that lie had studied all the ancient
authors, without one e.xc -piion, in j
the order of time in which they!
lived, and had not omit ted to take
mile of a single remarkable la -t.
Among other works, it occurred to
him to glance at th-1 New iesta-
nieu'. and give in his own words
I he impression it produced upon
••How shall 1 express what. I have
found Imre 1 had not readmit for
man y wars, and when 1 begun it I
was prejudiced against it. '1 ne
light vvliieh blinded Si. Paul in his
joiirnev lo Damascus was not more
prodigious, or more surprising to ¡
him than what 1 suddenly discov-I
er. d was to t he aceomplisiinienl of j
eve rv hope, t he perf et ion < d al I !
phil" ophy. this explanation of all j
re vol u t tons, the key ol ail the appa- ;
i-eii! con! radie! ions of t he material j
and moral w orld, of life and im-,
niorlalilv. 1 >ee the most us ton- !
¡.-¡¡ing things eLevied by the small-
tst nn-uns. I see the connect ion of
all the revolutions in Europe and
Asia, with that suffering people to
whom were commit !ed the promis-
es ; a ■ oue 1 ik -- to entrust a ntunu- j
sen pi I o tho -e w ho. not knowing '
11,iw to w rile, cannot falsely it. 1 .
, e r.'I;.- ¡-¡i appearing a! I he mo- ;
in- n: most fav oral ! ■ lo ¡'s eslah- ;
: :.-!i tii-i;', am; in liie way 1 -s likely ,
tu phmi"; e ii • ree p¡ ion. i iie
vs oral a; -p'-ari¡.g i i lie arranged |
-ol !, u . ¡i r i--/ -u< --lo I in- r -i.g'.on
f : ie- va \ i--nr. 1 can uieiersiaml
le ;.'my if .-¡.eh a r■ I:gion be not i
II o i: i < i ■ -d. I ha " ie e read an v ¡
Luck," by Eanny Hodgson, and
"Bought With A Price, by Mr&
Ann S. Stephens, both very far
superior to the continued stories
to be fuond in magazines gene rally ¿
Hut, as a coiemporary saysr the sto-
rie<t, the fashions, the patternin
short, everything in Peterson «• ike
best of its kind. The price of this
Magazine, too, is another thing in
its favor. It is but T>m Dollsrs et
rear. The Prospectus for 1873 is
published with this number, «ncí
we find that the prices to Clubii
arc astonishingly low, viz.,three cop-
ies for $4.50, with a superb Mcko-
tint (16 inches by 20), "Christ-
Weeping Over Jerusalem," to the
person getting up the club; or eix
copies for $9.00, aud a copy of the
Magazine for 1873 m apremian
to the person getting up like
or eight copies for $12.00, aud both
an extra copy and the preaiiam
engraving to tho person getting up
the club. For large clubs the pri-
cos are even lower, a choice of si*
splendid premium engravings, for
framing, is gifen for fifty cents
extra, to subscribers for "Peterson"
for 18T3. Specimens of the Maga-*
zine are sent, gratis, if written fon
Subscribe to nothing else until you
have seen a copy of this popular
Magazine. Address Charles j. Pe-
terson, 30G Chestnut Street, Phila-
DO IT NOW,
Don't live a single hour of yoiif
life without doing exactly what is
to he done in it, and going straight
through it, from beginning to end/
Work, play, study, whatever it is—•*
take hold at once and finish it up
squarely and cleanly; and then to
the next filing, without letting any
moment drop out between. It is
wonderful to see how many hours
these prompt people contrive .1
make of a day; it as if f1 ' *
up the moments that- the i
■ij i.-f. A i «l y ^ „
where you have so many" things
pressing upon you that you hariny
know how to begin, let me tell you
a secret; take hold of the very first
one that comes to hand, and you
will find the rest all fall into file
and follow after like a company of
well drilled soldiers; mid though
work may be hard to meet when it
charges in is easily vanquished if
you can bring it into line. You
mav have off en seen the anecdote
of the man who was asked how he
a large man with a club in his • accomplished so much in hitf
ham! and demanded to know if, hie. "My tat her taught me, was
the editor was in. I the reply, "when I had anything
"Xo, sir," was the reply, "he has t(> tlo> to go and do it." There IS
stepped out. Take a s -at and read 'l,c £t'c'rc't the magic word now
mii,!!e"'S'"m iU "i Moralflr^^atfobwco.-
lUi mt u . ¡mllgnant man of i T!',V !m,*i,a:1Wlul,!lAe,ntI
cards, crossed his legs, with, his
club between tlieni, and commenc-
ed reading his paper. In the
meantime the editor quietly vam-
osed down stairs and at the land-
ing he met another exe t-d man.
with a cudgel in his hand, who
also asked if the editor was in.
"Yes, sir," was the prompt re-
ply ; "you will lind him seated up
stairs, reading ;t newspaper."
The latter on entering the room.
with a fearful oath, commenced a
violent assault upon the former,
which was resisted with equal fi
rocity. The fight wae continued ti
th"T both rolled to the foot of the
whhippisti an editor.
Editors, like other shrewed men,
must live with their eyes open* A
good story is told of one who start-
/«I V/ '> [ Mi li I own.
'The towu^^is infested by gam-
I lers, whose presence was a source
of annoyance to the citizens, who
told t lie editor if he did not. come
out againstgthoui they would not
patronize his paper, líe replied
l hat he would give them a "smash-
er" next day. Sure enough his
next issue contained the promised
"smasher," and on the following
morning the redoubtable editor,
with scissors in hand, was seated
in his snactum, when in marched
•1 fish of luxuries is that of tobac-
co. I never knew a dozen men who
! used tobacco who cared anything
about whether they smelled agree-
able to other people, or whether
they carried themselves so that
i oilier people were happy or not.-
'They will foul the house, they will
loul'the boat, they will foul the car,-
unless arbitrarily restrained. They
forget father and mother, wife ana
' children, and go through life smok-
I ing, st-'iichful and disagreeable; and
' when they are expostulated withy
they laugh. The use of tobsoco
:'v i does not make a man a monster, it
nly makes him selfhish in respect
, ■* ill ii * *i to people about him. Though I
f !ís-:!!"í. i1! " ^ (¡lis . most Mlfisli
disagreeble habit, I do not look
upon it as being at all equal with
dl inking. But it is a very waste-
ful habit. Few voting men who
are b> ginning life can afford to
to their heart's content.
To Xitkr a uiiod Collector.
Bi> on time to a minute when
the debtor says "come to-morrow
at nine o'clock.
Sit on tin-steps and wait for hie
return when he says "I'm just go-
ing to dinner
—^ ^ •*- .
Our devil is iu trouble; be don i
know what to think of his dream.
Insist on atartiug out to make ! li e dreamed the other night that
•hang'1 when the man "has noth-
a'e at it Im! iu -' miv .ng ui
11v : how n ¡a n v
I S in v
a I Wa
F.ct.f.rrin p/f rs/<7.i .v.
his Profession nl serviros *• t!
fiti ens of Liimpnaaa and ricinitv.
- , III e I 11; n g
k I e v, n
■ • inv sigli: :
pr ■■ ! i.i ihai
.- v in- I, • r
!. a - ;; bíai i
:i I v r- c .v .-l
> •' \ - .
r ' -'id- in
ing less than a twenty.'
(Jo to an "old stager," every day
for a month with a cheerful coun-
tenance "about that littleaccoun.t."
Don't mind edging into a crowd
to ask a fellow.
'l ake a dollar in part if you can't
get trrfln whole, and "endit it"
Always suggest a check when
the nioiiev is not, in band, a- he can
get it "cashed" to-morrow.
Aiwavs have th at. a -•• unit "on
top.-' >-i the man can make no ei -
en -e for pa:! ing you off.
Don't mind asking f r it imme-
r lieing ••i.rea'ed'"--or
in a hui'i'v
.1 ¡a*"iy aft
pc-a-an' 1 v
N v • r b-
liil V u g"!
■ w'm -i the
n l ,e pa' i
asa da k.
:: a i i 111
vv- a! h'-r-
a-- a fox.
he di; d and went to the place whewf
they separated the sheep from the
goafs. He tried to slip in with
¡be sheep, but it was of no use¿
Thev told him that he had to go
along wiih the goats, and they
hustled him along and put him ill
a dreadful hot place. After wan-
dering round some time. looking"
for a reo! spot where he could rest,
be found ;i:i immense iron chair,
which seemed to be cold. He sat
down gladlv enough, for he was
j j r i1 í i V* t i!V«¡. but 21 host of littlS
jinp/u irh flaming torches in theii'
hand-, jumped out from under it,-
and one of them shouted, "Get out
of i hat, or the very old father him-
,■.](' will be after you. He has
n r. --rving 1 bat «eat. for some
time, and we are just heating it up>
fu- K. -L Davis. Governor of Tex-"
as."— A",.'?;?■ h'.tka Owl.
A young man recently married
in Béloit, iie'ped his wife, while'
courting, to sew together rag#
enough to make sixty yards of eW*
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Melton, W. T. & Wooldridge, C. A. The Lampasas Dispatch (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 34, Ed. 1 Saturday, November 9, 1872, newspaper, November 9, 1872; Lampasas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth179066/m1/1/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.