The Navarro Express (Corsicana, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 21, 1860 Page: 1 of 4
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SUt mtr, - t ute my pen in hand to
«ft f* th«t i me in a state of grate bliss
j« tmst theae lraes will find yu'injoyin the
bl#*úps,. Im« raguvenaud. Ive
sound the immorkal waters of yooth,so to
speek, & and am as limber and frisky as
a 2 yer old steer, and in the futur them
boy a.which sez " go up bawld bed " to me,
wilt do. so *t Perril of their hazzard indi-
▼ldpoal ly. Ime powerful happy. Heaps
of¡joy as descended upon me to onct & 1
feel like a bran new man. Sumtimes I ask
myself * is it -toot" a: dream ?' <fc sumthin
within myself sez "it air j" but when I
look at them a*e«t little critters I know it
is a reallerty.—2 reallaty'a 1 may sa—<fe I
feel gay. There's considerbul human na
1 turMn a man arter all.
l-retorned from the Summer Campane
j witfimy unparaleid show, of wax works
4 and living wild Beeata of Pray in the erly
, '• part of this munth. . The people of Bald-
¿ ins vil le met me pordully and I immejitly.
com me list resting myself with my farmer-
ly. The other night while I was down to
the tavurn tostin my shins agin the bar
room fire & amusin tbakrowd with some
of my adventure, Who sbood cum in, bare
heded, and terrible excited, but Bill Stokes,
who sez, sez be, "Old Ward, there's great
doias at your house."
Sez 1 u William, how so!"
Sez he, 44 Bust my gizzurd, but its grate
doiirs," & dren he liifed as if heed kill him-
$e%I, risin and putting on a austeer
look, 44 William 1 woodnut be a fool if I
had common cents.'*
But be kept on larfin till he was black
in Ihe face, when he fell orer en to the
bank where the hostler sleeps in a still
smán voice sed, 44 Twins." 1 asbuie yu,
gents, ¿hatthe grass didn't grow under my
feet on my way home, & 1 was follered by
a eathooeiastic throng of ray feller sitter-
zunti, who hurrard lor Oihl Ward at the
top of their voises. 1 found the house
chock full of people. There was Mis
Square Baxter and her three grown up
daríerá, lawyer Perkinses Wife, Taberthy
ltipley, young Ebea Parotitis, Deakon Siin-
muns folks, tiie Skool master, Doctor Jor-
dm, eisettcry, etsettery. Mi . Ward was
in the west room, which jines the kitchen.
Mis. Square Baxter wa* mixin sumthin in
a dipper,- before the kitchen fire, & a small
army of fcm#le wimin were rusbiu wildly
round the house with bottles of. camfire,
peases of fiannil, etc. I never seed sich a
hubbub in tny n.atraf born dase. I cood
•stay in the west room only a niinit, so
MriH |¡ op wa* my feelius, so 1 rutht out
and ceased my dubble barrild gun.
" What up«>n arth a'es the man ?" sez
Taberthy Ripley. " Sakes aiive, what air
\ ou «fcaipr Í" and she grabd me by the
oat tails. " Wiial'k the matter with ) uj[
kite continued. . * -
"Twips, sez 1,44 twins!"
M know it," sez she ejveriu bar face
with her spun.
'■"VYnrfl," sex I," that's what's the mat
" Wall. pW down that air gun, yu pesky
«Id/0^'.**2 "he. *
" No marm^sez 1,44 this is a Nashunal
day? The glory of this here day isn't con-
lined to Ifaodonsville by A dsrn site. Oa
yonder wo Ml-shed, sed l,drawin myself up
"io my full hite and speekin in a show
aclní ¿bisé, will I fire "a Nashunal ñsarloot!"
aaym whníh I tared myself from' bef grasp
and' rtwht fO the tóp oftbe shed, where I
blazed until Square Uaxter's hired man
iny son Artemus Junever cum aud took
me down by manefórt«e.
On Ireturhin to the kifcltén tfouflí quite
a lol tf people set be4 the fire, a talkm
the event over: Tbéy made room fur
jne, ¿k f sdt down. '"Quite a episode," sed
Doctor Jordrt, litin his pipe with a red
"Yes,* sed I, "2 eppisodes, waving
about 18 pouadsjratly.*
44 A perteck coop de at,"said the school-
"ft isa m«n«rtou9 event," ed young
Eben Tarsuas, who had been 8 quarters
to tlfe Akadetov.
«T never heard twins called by that
name afore,'p sed í,Mbat 1 suppose all's
«We ahiffl soaa hive Wards enuff,"sed the
Editor of t&é Bald s ville Bugle of Liberty,
who was jpooking orer a bundle of ex-
changed papers in the corner, 44 to apply to
the leg&lator for a-City Charter.
44 Good for yu, old man F sed I, 44 give
that air a conspikins place in the next Bu-
"llow* rediclus," sed pretty Susan
FleUbe*, coveirn berTace*Vllh her knittin
>rk and lafin like all possest.
« wp,wr^fcv ijart." said Jane
THE NAVARRO EXPRESS.
li. A. VAN HORN,]
DEVOTED TO NEWS, LITERATURE, SCIENCE, MORALITY, AGRICULTURE, AC.
[PUBLISHER AND PROPRIti-
CORSICANA, JANUARY 21, 1860.
J8esoZi>«¿,Jthat frum the Bottum of mi
Sole do I thank the Baldinsville brass band
fur givin up the idea of Sarahnadin me,
both on that grsat nite & ainse.
jRes lved, That mi thanks is doo several
members of the Baldinsville ineetin house
who for 3 whole dase hain't kali me a sin-
ful skoffer or intreeted me to mend my
wicked wase and jine sade meetin-house
Resolved, That my buzzum teems with
meny kind emoshuns tords the follerin in-
dividoeuls, to whit namelee—Mis Square
Baxter, who Jenerusly refoosed to take a
sefit for a bottle of camfire; Lawyer Per-
kinses wife who rit sum versies on the Ep
pisodes ; the Editor of the Baldinsville Bu-
gle of Liberty who nobly assisted me in
walluping my Kangeroo, which sagasbus
little cuss seriously disturbed the Eppisodes
by his outrajus screetchins & kick i us up;
Mis Hiram Doolittle who kindly furnisht
sum cold vittles at a tryin time when it
wusunt konvenient to cook vittles at my
house; and the Peaseieys, Parsunes &
Watsuties fur there meny ax of kindness.
Trooly yures, Artemus Ward.
14 Our Hat."—Mr. Slang had just mar-
ried, a second wife. On the day after the
wedding, Mr. Slang said :
" I mean to enlarge my dairy."
< 44 You mean our dairy, my dear," re-
plied Mrs. Slang.
44 No," quotb Mr. Slang ; " I say I shall
eplarge my dairy."
No, my dairy."
"Say tur dairy—say our," screamed
Mrs. Slang, seizing the poker.
44 My dairy ! my dairy ! my dairy," vo
ciferated the husband.
" Our dairy ! our dairy ! our dairy !!"
re echoed the wife, emphasizing each * our'
with a blow of the poker upon the,back of
th9 cringing spouse.
Mr. Slang retreated under the bed. In
passing under the bed clothes, Mr. Slang's
hat was brushed off"; Mr. Slang remained
under cover soveral minutes, waiting for a
calm. At length 1m wife saw him thurst-
ing his head out rf the bed much like a
turtle from his shell.
44 What are you looking for, Mr. Slang?"
441 am looking, my dear," snivelled he,
44 to see if I can see anything ofwur hat."
The struggle was over; and ever since
the above mentioned occurrence, Mr. Slang
has studiously avoided the odious singular
Pewter, who is the ercmsefct old made
int& wo4cF, *1 think ytt all set like a
Ses Í, *tíís Pteasly, are yon a parent r
SezTf'^MlB Peasley, yu never *ill be.
We sot there tinkra A: lafin nntd "the
switch hour of yt* when graveyards
yawAg 4 aúnete troop 4tí, as old Bill
Sha** fifcíee obwre* ¡u bis dramy of
Job ^be«>ardresq. or the Moral Ilou^e
Breaker, when we broke up and; disbursed.
Mtttfey A'chi'.dren i /Join well; and as
fiesoloshuns is tbs oj(3er of, the.day I will
feel obleeged if joule iusúrtlhe follerin—
Wliiif***>"fTwo Eppisodes has happoned
up té tie- uadwrs^gaed's house, which is
Twife *,«•<#' .
Whereas I tike Ibis stile, sade Iwuis
beiif éf (be mala persprasbut*'át. j vtU boj^;
Resolved, That to them nabers who did
the fare thing by sade Eppisodinga my
hart fdf ?Akfcfe tfo6.
Rttolvri, Thli41! 8o. ftxpst heartily tlLank
Knjine Ko. No. 1^ who, under the impres
shun fron) the fuss at my house on that
bauspishuk nite that there wuza konflaya-
shun goin on, kum galyiantlv to the spot,
but kindl/ refrained from squirtin
It cannot be denied that the use of to-
bacco in any form is more or less
injurious to health. If the unfortunate
habit of smoking has not been acquired,
we earnestly advise that it should never be
commenced. Still there are many who
read this who are already weded to the
habit, and it is ^to them that we would of-
fer a few suggestions.
1. Smoking is much more injurious to
thin spare made people than to stout ones.
If you are delicate or dyspeptic, avoid to-
baccp as you would poison, for you will
most certainly shorten your days by its
use. , . 0
2. Never smoke in the morning. At
this period of the day, tobacco enervates
the mind, destroy the will, impairs the di-
geston, and renders the smoker unfit for
3. Smoking is least injurious after a full
4. Never smoke in the presence of la-
dies. As a general rule they dislike the
smell of tobacco, ándito some it is positive-
ly repulsive in the highest degree.
5. After smoking, chew a small piece of
dried orange peel, or a clove. Breath la-
den with the fumes of stale tobacco is pe-
6. Don't smoke just before going to bed.
Half the sleepless nights of which many
persons complaiu is entirely owing to this
7. Smoke good cigars. Tobacco smok-
ed through a pipe is very injurious ; a great
deal more nicotine is extracted in this way.
than by smoking cigars, and this active
principle of the plant is one of the deadli-
est poisons known.
8. Calculate-how much money you an-
nually speud in smoking, and tUeU| ask
yourself seriously if you could nót use that
amount to some better purpose.
9. Don't exporate while you smoke; this
is purely a habit, and renders the practice
More injurious than when it fc not indulg-
10. Don't smoke at all. If you have
acquired the habit, use a little mental en-
ergy and rid yourself of it,
Whenever you see a gall with a whole
lot of sweethearts, it's an even chance if she
gets married to any on 'em. One cools off
and another cools off, and before she brings
any on 'em to the right weldin' heat, the
coal is gone aod the fire is out. Then she
may blow till she's tired ; she may blow
up a dust, but the duce of a flame can she
blow up agin, to save her soul alive. 1
never see a clever looking gall in danger,
that I don't long to whisper in her ear—
You dear little critter, you, take care, you
have too many irons in the fire, some on
'em will get stone cold, and t'other ones will
get bürnt, so they'll be no good in natur.
The Austin Intelligencer, in speaking ' f
the difference in old times iu Geoig:a
and the present state of affairs in Texas,
discourses as follows:
Wé well remember the maxim of our
fathers, 44 to make every :thing at home—
to sell as much and buy5as little as possi-
To carry out this notion, plows, plow-
stocks, collars, ropes, hames, horse shoes,
clevises, axes, wagons, carts, aud all gear-
ing, except the trace chains, were made at
home—generally on the farm or by a
neighborhood mechanic, whose labor was
generally paid for in barter. Nothing was
imported except the iron and steel, which
every former hauled from Augusta with his
own team. Brooms, baskets, brushes, foot
mats, etc., were manufactured out of sedge,
shuks or rushes. Bed cords, and square
bedsteads, and all plain furniture were
made at home, the turned posts being
made and polished by a neighboring me-
chanic. We 44 pitched" our wagons, roofs
and pailings-from home distilled tar, thus
saving the expense of paint. Every far-
mer had a huge tan trough, where he man-
ufactured his leather from the skins of his
own beeves or the cows which died in the
mire. Even the horse skins, dog skins,
and sheep skins were not lost. And, on
every farm there was somebody who could
make stitch downs, 44 welted" or pegged
shoes. The shoe thread was from flax
spun on the place, and the wax made from
rosin of the native pines. Lights were
from home made tallow or the great pine
torch on the hearth. Many of the candle-
sticks were carved out of white oak or
other hard wood. Tobacco was grown at
home, and pipes moulded from the abun-
dant pipe clay, or carved out of soap stone.
The whet stones and grind stones were
taken from quarried. Wheat cradles and
cotton baskets were made from our forest
white oaks, nothing being bought but the
blades. Upon the farms were grown corn,
wheat, rye, oats, flax, onions, indigo, peas,
beans, potatoes, in a word, every thing for
consnmption, besides cotton for sale We
a!so raised our own horses, cattle, mules,
hogs, sheep for wool, fowl* for leathers,and
in a word; almost every thing to eat and
on which to sleep. Brandy and whiskejr
were manufactured from t!ie forchards and
from the corn—so that every farmer had
his own 44 peach and honey," and apple
cider. Few indulged in the luxuries of
In the house our mothers and sisters
were equally saving. They spun and wove
their own 44 every day dresses," knit their
own stockings, made their own flannel,
white, red, walnut colored, or dyed with
hay leaves. So they clothed their hus-
bands and sons with osnaburgs and fine
jeans, which were cut and made at home.
Old Johnny Rupert made our wool and
fur bats, which were generally paid for
with fox, coon and rabbit skins. Coun-
terpoiut, sheets, coverlets and bed quilts,
ed ticks, carpets aud window curtains
were also made by their industrious bands.
Theye were few drug stores in the counfry,
garden herbs, roots, barks and peppers
served to a great extent for medicines.
Of books and newspapers there were not
uch an abundance, but those accessible
were well read.
These were glorious primitive days ;—
and well do we remember tbe relief which
carding and spinning machines and then
the manufactories brought. If farmers
made less cotton to sell, they generally had
money to lend. For it took not much mon-
ey to buy 44 store goods for Sunday wear."
We can only say to Texas, that the
stores supply almost every thing which we
have enumerated. From water bucket to
horse colar, from stockings to hair strings,
from shoes to hats, all, all are bought from
tbe stores. Those institutions which have
kept many a Georgian more immovable
than his worn out hills or his congenial
society—the ley hoppers, tbe ash gums,
the fat gourds and the soap trough are al-
most unknown! We have rever ed the
Georgia maxim. We buy all we can and
sell just as little as possible. No amount
of money is enough fur a family. We
spurn the notion that "labor is degrading,"
but we literally believe Solomen when he
says that " Much labor is wearisome to the
flesh." And yet Texas is a great country
and has great people.
Odas and Ends-
manners and licentiousness
unbecoming in either old or young.
Those a'.tiie wiTo ire well informed
t«5i íu a j idgmeni ^f correct sensé.
For Mothers.—In a late cumber of the
Eclectic Medical Journal,the editor remarks
that young babies often cry from actual
thirst. Their natural supply is intended
as food, not as drink, and makes them
thirsty without quenching tbe thirst as a
cool liquid would. They cry, be thinks,for
cold water. Many a mother is anxious to
know what ails tbe little sufferer that it
should cry so loudly, and imagining it to
be suffering from pain, administers some
unnecessary opiata, or pain killer, when all
tbe child needs is a few tea spoonfulls of
good, pure, sparkling cold water. As the
experiment is a very simple and easy one,
let all mothers try it first, before having re-
course to medicine. In warm weather.par-
ticularly, children may be suffering from
thirst instead of pain, and a *mall quantity
of cold water may give them immediate re-
Cure for Felons. — Apply the spinal
marrow of an ox ou a piece of cotton rag,
changing every four hours. This is asure particularly when you're
! remedy.—¡Scientific American. i Partington.
Let each man b -¡fin the work of refoim
In reforming himself.
Conceit* d uicii are iiable to cotmnii niwit-
hlunder.-> than even absolute dunes.
The man who is found of puddings mi i
pies, places himself fearfully in the powar l
of his wife.
Justice consists in doing injun to noma',
or woman ; civility in giving them uo <•!
We should always act in a way po as t->
be able to render satisfactory reasons for
It is seldom that meanness of disposi
tion is found associated with high uieutal
Many men are most eager to oblige
those from whom th^y expect the most,and
who are in want of nothing.
Good intention or good opinion of pelf,
is often connected with much narrowness
of mind and prejudice.
'We should impose on our desires the
sway of reason ; our wishes sbouid never
disturb our peace of mind.
Firmness and constancy form the char-
acteristics of serene and composed tuinds,
and make life pleasant.
All the great virtues become extinct in
him who yields to selfish ambition, or to
habits of voluptuous indulgence.
The moment we quit tbe paths of pru
deuce, and cecome unable to use our judg
ment, our passions hurry us headlong.
An ungrateful man is detested by all ;
every ono feels hurt by his conduct. He
throws a damper upon generosity.
It is not so much the amount of our'in-
comes, as the manner of our living that
should constitute our riches. •
Genuine friendship adds an additional
zeal to prosperity; and adversity, shared
by it, loses much of its bitterness..
To view tbe good fortune of another,
should not have tbe etl'ect of renderin-j us
dissatisfied with our own humbler lot.
The following toast was recently given :
44 The girls—May we kiss all we please
and please all we kiss."
The man who got tbe last word in a
dispute with a woman, has advertised to
whistle on a wager against a locomotive.
"Excuse me, madam, but I'd like to
know why you look at me so savage i"
44 Beg pardon, sir ! I mistook you for my
If you wish to cure a scolding wife, nev-
er fail to laugh a her with all your might
until she ceases, then kiss her. Sure cure
and no quack medicine.
Sheer avarice ia never satisfied. Some
men are as much tormented by the rage
for adding to, as by the fear of losing Chat
wbrch they possess.
The sweetest and most satisfactory con
r.ectiona in life are Aose formed between
persons of congenial minds, linked together
by tbe ties of mutual esteem.
There are truths which some men de
spise because ihey have not examined them,
aud which tbev will not examine because
they despise them. %
A husband telegraphed to his wife—
" WThat have you got for breskfast, and
how is the baby ?" The answer came
back —41 Buckwheat cakes aud the mea
The best mode of sun-id^ for voimsr la
dies, is to wear thin shoes m¡¡.| l.-n-r* w;>h a
bed wrench and rop^; l>v ibmemisth-v
will kill themselves without lieing su-peet d
Paddy was summoned to court f-.r re-
fusing to pay a doctor's bf:l
Judge—*4 Why di«i \<>u r fuse ti> ptv !"
Pat—44 What for tdiriilw i pay I dnire
he did n't ge me anything but some emet
ics, and never a one could l keep on my
stomach, at all."
A clever young woman saj-s that young
men talk nonsense before ladies, because
they think the ladies like it, for it makes
them laagh. If the ladies jvor.Id always
look grave when the gentleman talk non-
sence, and smile when tbev talk sense, the
gents might improve,
The following touching lines need ro
On a winter's night, when tbe moon
«hone bright, and the snow was crusted
o'er; with a maid as fair as seraphs are, I4
slid from a bill down lower. Kre we
reached the base, (like a horse on a race.)
our swift bliding sl -d careened ; and with
tresses fair, streaming high on the air,sweet
S«ific went rend over tend.
The counties in each District to who**-
Chief Justices the returns of elections are
t<> be made are printed in small capitals
—those, printed iu il*Ucs, are uuorgauized
District No. 1 : Galveston Liberty,Jef-
erson, Orange, Chambers, Harden—one
District No. 2: Polk, Trinity, T*mík,
iasjier, Newton—one. deiiator.
cMstricl No. :i : Angelina, N'acoguo
Willis, San Angus i tie—oue ñ nator.
Di-trict No. 4 : Sabine, Sublbt, Panola
¡ l'i trice No. 5: IvL'^k—>ne Senator.
i^istrici No. ü: tiAttuisuN, Upshur—
I .jne Nenal >r.
District No. 7 : Cass, Bowie—oue Sen-
District No. 8 : Titus, Red River—one
District No. 9 : Lamar, Hopkins—one
District No. 10: Cherokee, Hender-
District No. 11: Houston, Anderson—
District No. 12 : Wood, Smith—one
Disir.ct No. 13: Van Zmdt, Kacfuan,
District No. 14: Fannin, Hunt—one
District No. 15: Grayson, Collin—one
District No. 16 : Brazoria, Fort Bend,
District No. 17 : Montgomery, Gkimes,
District No. 13 : Madison, Leon, Robert-
son, Brazos, Burleson—one Senator.
District No. 19 : Limestone, Freestone,
Navarro, Hill—one Senator,
District No. 20: Ellis, Johnson, Tar-
District No. 21 : Cook, Denton, Wise,
Montague, Parker, Jack, Young, Clay,
Wichita, Archer, Wilbarger, Baylor,
Throckmorton, Knox, Haskell—one Sena-
District No. 22 : Matagorda, Wharton,
Colorado, Fayette—one Senator.
District No. 23: Austin, Washington
District No. 24: Calhoun, Jackson, Vic-
toria, Dewitt, Lavaca—one Senator.
District No. 25 : Gonzales,Guadalupe,
District No. 26 : Bastrop, Travis, Hays
District No. 27 : Milam, Williamson,
Burnett, Bell—one Senator.
District No. 28: Falls, Lampasas, Cor-
Brown, Hamilton, Palo Pinto, Buchanan,
Eastland, Shackleford, Callahan, Cole-
man, Janes, Taylor, Runnels—one Sen.
District No. 29: Refugio, San Patricio,
vueces, Goliad, Bee, Live Oak, Karnes,
.vtapcosa, McMullen, Frio, Lasalle, Zava-
la, Dimmitt—one Senator.
District No. 30: Bexar, Blanco, Comal,
Baudera, Kerr, Gillespie,Llauo, San Saba,
Medina, Uvalde, McCulloch, Concho Ma-
son, Menard, Kimble, Edwards, Dawson,
Kinney, Maverick—one Senator.
District No. 32: Cameron, Hidalo,
Starr, Zapata, Webb, Encinal, Duval-—
District No. 23: El Paso, Presido—one
District No. 1 : Jefferson, Chambers
Liberty, Orange—one liep.
District No. 2: Liberty, Polk—one
District No. 3 : Hardin, Ttler—one
San Augustine, Sabine
: Shelbt—one Rep.
7 : Nacogdoches—ono
• # . ' f : ■:.>•••. ¡t*
: Nacogdoches, Angeli-
: Houston—one Rep.
: Anderson—-one R#p.
: Trinity, Houston, Au-
There is no biess'.ng like that of health,
sick, say* Mrs
A pretty girl and a wild horse are liabfe
to do much mischief; for one runs awav j
with a fellow's body, aud tbe other runs
away with his heart.
A country editor having received two
gold dollars in a'lvarice f>r hi* p p<r,
says that he still allows his . hiidien to
play with other children as usual.
District No. 4
District No. 5
District No. 6
Dis'iict No. 8
Di.-trict No. 9 :
District No, 10
Disir.ct No. 11
„ District No. 12
District No. 13
District No. 14:
District No. 15
Dist. ict No, 16
District No. 17: Smith—two Uep.
District No. 18: Cass—ooe Rep.
District No. 19 : Titus—oue Rep.
District No. 20: Cass, Titus, Bowie—
one R -p.
District No. 21 : Upshur—two Rep.
District No. 22 : RivD Rivek—one Rep.
District No. 23 : Lamak—one Rep.
District No. 24: Hopkins—one Rep.
District" No. 25: Lamar, llorKiNa—
Distiic}. No 26 : Wood—one Rep.
District No. 27: Vanzandt Kaufman,]
Dis'rict No. 2S : Hunt—one Iiep.
District No. 29 : Fannin— one R>-p.
District No 30: I'anmk, Hunt—out j
District No. 38: N^&vicer—one
District No. 89 : Leon,
District No. 40: Freestone, Limestone,
Fa is—i wo Rep.
Restrict No. 41 : Navarro, Hill-—one
—two liep. 41' Fib's, JonNsoir, Parker
District No. 43 : Tarr*.
District No. 44: Dallas—ttffle Rep.
District No. 45 : Denton—one K«j>.
District Ho. 46 : Cook, Montague,Wts«|
Jack, Young, Clay, Wichita, Archer, Wit'
; burger, Baylor, Throckmorton, Hardeman,
\ Knox, Haskell—one Rep.
District No. 47 : Ma'agorda, Whabtow,
Fort Bend—one Rep.
District No.,48: Austin—one Rep.
Dist.ictNo.C49 : Colorado—one R"p.
District Ho. 50: Fayette—one Rep.
District No. 51: Washington—one
District Xo. 52 : Fayette, Washinctok
District No. 53: Burleson, Robertson
District No. 54: Bastrop—one Rep.
District No 55 : Travis—one Rep.
District No. 56: Travis, Wiluamsov
District No. 57: Milam, Wiluahsok
District No. 58: CALDwgLL,Hays, Blan-
District No. 59: Bell, Lampasas—one
District No,. 60 : McLennan, Bosque
District No. 61: CoryeT, Ha nil ton, Co-
manche, Erath, Brown, Palo Pinto, Buck'
anan, Eastland, Shackelford^ Callahan,
Colt man, J^nes, Taylor, Runjxls—oue
District Xo. 62: Calhoun, Jackson,Vic-
toria, DeWitt—two Rep.
District No. 63 : Lavaca—rone Rep.
District No. 64 : Gonzales—oue U«-pfc
District No. 65; Gaudaloupk—one Uep.
District No 66 : Comal—one Rup.
District No. 67 : Gillespie, Kerr, Ban
dera, Maton, M iiaii, Kimble, Edward$
District No. 68 : Bi rnx *, LJano, Saa
Saba, McCull >ch, Concho—one Kep.
District No. 69 : Goliad, Refu
Patricio—one Rep. _
District No. 70 : Karn*s, Bee,Live Oak,
Atascoso, McMullen, Frio, La-tlt, Zw
la, Dimmit—two Rep. , . ? . .
District No. 71: Bbxaa—two Rep.
District No. 72 : Bexvr, Medina, Ural?
de, Dawson, Kinney, Maverick—-iu Rep.
District No. 73: Cameron—one Rfc|>.
District No. Cameron,
District No. 15: Starr,
District No. 7G". Webb,Ncgc*8,
District No. 77: El Pa ,
The Virginia Legislature assembled at
Richmond on Wednesday, the 6th iostv
Lieut! Governor (Jackson presided in the
Senate, and Osgar Crutcbtiel¿ E*q, was
elected Speaker of the fiouie. The ~
ernor in his annual m&sage, m tkeé
following highly important recommeada*
Dislrict'No. 31 :
District No. 32:
District No. 33:
I listrict No. 31
1 >Utrict No. .^5
District No. 36 ;
Grayson, Collin—out i
Galveston—one Rep j
Harris—two Rep. J
1st. An appropriation, at
000 to meet expenditures already
for defence. 2d. A similar
pay for arms and ammunition.
organization of the miNtia-4—one.j
ba an active body of men from 18 ta: MM ,
years of age, and of volunteers of any i
'o be fully armed and equipped, and
quently driifed, and compeHe<í to do t
under heavy and summary fines and ]
a! ties. To be ordered oat from
time, in squads, at discretion«
ing officers, to do duty as military
Tbey are to be exempt from jury
working on roads. 4th. And an
and reserved militia of all men not over
25, not volunteers, to be asswt^a* aaes
in a year, and to pay taxofoneaoUaraer
man for exemption from active duty, uu-
less called to actual service. 5th. Increase
tbe State Guard to one hnndr.d men,' with
pay equal to that of the United States arta y.
6 th. Provide military patr«4s fix police pur«
poses. 7th. Give tbe Governor more pjw-
er to proclaim martial law and to do sum-
mary execution in extraordinary cases. 8tht
Regulate telegr ps, take care -who aré óp-
erators and complete tbe waya of transport
tation as early as possible, especially the
Winchester and Stusburg railroad. 9th.
Revise the laws as to tbe distribution by
mails or by newspapers or bo k sellers of
incendiary written or printeo|;natter. 10th.
Regulate and retrain the intercommuni-
cation and intercourse of blares and free
negroes to or from states north of Virgin-
ia. 11th. Extend the inspection laws of
vessels to all our waters, eastern and weeb>
eru shore, and make the laws apply to all
vessels bound northward, whethar by Ike
bay or the capes. 12 th. The most aferi - ,
gent laws are required against all secrat
and uightly association of ncgroes,t>ohd or
free. ISth. It is earnertly urged aofc ta
drive free negroes North. Force than ta
be constantly employed. Coinpef all idlers*
vagabonds, persons of bad
criminals among them,
public works and labor nt
courage the worthy and respecta it anuag
us to remain, on condition of good beha-
vior and habit T>f industry ami faitiituU
ness. Allow them not to hold real eetat*.
. ■■ á '
-v ou look like death on* a pala
horse," 6 rid John to a toper wha aras
¿rowing pi'e and emaciat*4." "Don't
kn >w am t.nr g about that," replied the
oper, "b it I'm death o>i pale brandy."
jar MW here s'ta'I'I put this paper, so
ís o be *ure of seeing it to morrdW f jn>
qü¡r -<l Nancy Jane of her brother Charlea
"On the IvoVing glass wa* '
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Modrall, N. P., Rev. & Van Horn, R. A. The Navarro Express (Corsicana, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 21, 1860, newspaper, January 21, 1860; Corsicana, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth179228/m1/1/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.