The Navarro Express (Corsicana, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 16, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 13, 1861 Page: 3 of 4
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„ ' March
Mr. Van Horn.
my* vote against sci
tioo has caused no/email
isfaction, and has/had'
crease the prejudice alrei
me as a roan of Nortbei
■express, tbrougu them
uable paper, the precis*
and still occupy^; hopinj
base the pablic
infidelity to Tex
would be out of
the various char^
to attempt to refute t
however, that ra< at of
1 consider it perfe itly
my inclinations tz ay le
!ect that is open for
the people; I ackno
been an ardent and zea
\ocate ©f the Unioq. of
tny life, and tbyée is
which 1 would/have
fice as much I wou
preservation ¿f the un
the whole Union.
I had looked for
to the time when
should be The sole occ
jo learn that
the late elec
ree of dissat-
endencv to in-
I beg leave to
íum of your va'i-
position I have
thereby to d.isa
to my supposed
against me, or
m. I will say,
em are false, or
¡mate to vote as
upon any sub
ge that I have
us lov%r and ad-
11 the. States all
on earth for
willing to sacri-
e for the
tars and «tripes
nt of the North
American Continent; stfcddiog the benign
iniluence of civilization,find civil and" re-
ligious libetty ov<.r her 1 indred millions of
happy people. But, i as! it seems as
though fat has willed i otherwise. I ac
knowledge toat it is w |r poignant grief
that I find myself, by di y and circumstan-
ces over which \ have r > control, to with-
draw my allegiance front the flag that has
led our countrymen so often to glorious
victor}-;, the flag tli^t I h veld often lookf<3
up to white oo tlie!cont«ted fields of Mex
ico, serving my cohntryj with fidelity and
honor to myself, /and. for the benefit of
I conceive it to be
roan to oppose, to the
t*, or to the last ext
«nee and vote, «very
his judgment, bje calcu
cy to di&turb i
abridge the ¡atiranta
people. But vaheo
majority of his \ount
i«r with him a
sustain the inter
prompt and activ
pressed will of
«nay be unity o^pu
action ; there
her and. to no otbei
■ffirth, and 1 am qn
jeopaidy lif* Vnd
iiave) as tho^e
Now, Mr. E
pot-itirtn in as few
iiiently, by whic
nI6 It Printei
T^LLEY, WM. D. Horse brand.
Rancho bine miles north-east from
Corsicaoa. Information of stray stock
.thankfully received 13
e duty of-every
tmost of his abili
mity, by his infiu
asure that may, in
•d in its tenden-
of bis country,and
d.prosperity of the
is overruled by a
men, who may dif
policy which is to
od honor of their
it becomes his im-
citizen, to yield
lienor to the ex-
pie, so lLat there
e anJ harmony of
ti Texas has resumed
owe allegiance to
State or nation on
e as willing to put in
roperty (what little I
oted for secession,
have given you my
els as 1 could conve
am willing to abide.
fee $8 00
Donicaua Male and |Feuiale
WILL co'mmence the seeond session of
the present year, under the superin
(eudeuce of U. 11. Molloy, on Monday,
Marcfc 1 ltli.
Terms of Tuition, per Session :
Junior oivss, . $10 00
Middle " . 12 50
Senior 14 ... . 15 00
Latin aiuLGreek, each, • . 5 00
Ji?/J<l ma!i, . . 1 00
No fhdacúon except for protracted
Assistance will be employed as the pat-
ronage may utuiaud.
H. H. MOLLOY.
Corsieana, March 6th, 1861. 15
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The State of Texas—County of Navarro.
id District Court, Spring Term, 1861.
Geo. W. Sharp, ]
Ernestine Davidson, and
Fac Simile Brands.
ssr The price for advertising a Brand is
Five Dollars per year, to be paid when the
brand is inserted. Any person having more
than one fac simile to advertise, a further
charge of Three Dollars on each will be made.
ftW Any person noticing stock branded with
any of the followii g described brands, under
suspicious circunWtances, is requested to in-
form the owners or this office of their wherea-
bouts, by letter or othericise. Any information
in regard to lost stock, belonging to any of those
who advertise fae similes of their brands, will
be published gratuitously.
gROOKS. F. N.
Horse and cattle
brand ; brands on the left thigh.
Marks swallowfork in right, under
half tjrop off the left. Post Office, Rush Creek,
Navarro county. 15
CROFT, WM. Horse brand. Rancho
on Mill creek, Ellis county ; post-
office Corsieana, Navarro county. 13
DOYLE, J. W. p. Cattle and
horse brand. Residence White
Rock, Hill county. Information of
estray stock thankfully received.12
On both shoulders. Rancho seven
miles north-west of Dresden. .Post
office address Corsieana. 12
OVE, J. M. Cattle brand.
under half crop off left,
dence T-huacana Hills.
TEWART, JOHN, Horse brand.
Corsieana, Navarro oounty.
mat ion of eatrays solicted.
THE partnership heretofore existing be
tween the undersigned as Attorneys
and Counselors at Law, is this day dis*
solved by mutual consent. All outstand-
ng and unfinished business will be attend-
ed to'.by both members of the late firm.
~ R. Q. MILLS.
Corsieana, Feb. 13tb, 1861.—n!3-6t
Improve your Stock
EMNON will be found" the ensuing
seasonj (commencing the first of
March and ending 10th) at my stable on
llogg Creek, 16 miles west of Waco, and
will be admitted to mares at $25.00 the
season, and $40 .00 to insure a colt*: either
the cash or a good note will be required
at the first admittance* Mares lost or
traded will be presumed to be in foal, and
payment will be required. Mares will be
grazed at $1.00 per^week. Every care
will be taken to avoid Joss or accident, but
I will not be responsible for any which
MEMNON was raised by Gen Wm. G.
Harding, near Nashville, Tenn., was sired
1st dam, Kate King, by imported Priam.
Dennis Lee. )
The State of Texas—County of Navarro,
To the Sheriff of said county—Greetingr;
YOU are hereby commanded to sum-
mon Dennis Lee, by publication as the
law directs, to appear at the next term of
the District Court of said county of Na-
varro, to be held at the Court House there
of, in the town of Corsieana, on the 7th
Monday after the 1st Monday in March,
1861, then and there to answer the peti-
tion of Ridley -6. Thomas, now on file in
the office of the Clerk of said Court against
said Lee, which petition alledgeá in sub-
stance, that said Thomas is the holder of
two obligations for title to land made and
executed by James Thomas Lee, as agent
and attorney in fact for said Dennis Lee,
one for fifty acres of land, a part of the
headright survey of one third league issued
to Thomas Pratt, in said county, dUcribed
in the bond of said J, T. Lee to W. C.
Ingram and Jonas Taylor, and transferred
to said Thomas; the other for twenty acres
out of the same headright, described in the
bond of said J. T. Lee to said Thomas,
with a prayer for decree of title and gen-
eral relief, affidavit having been made that
said*Dennis Lee is a non-resident of the
State of Texas.
, —j Attest : T. J. Uaynes, Clerk of
■j L. S. [■ said Court, and the seal thereof,
' —.— ' at Cofsicana, this 27th day of
February, A. D. 1861, ff
" T. J. HAYNES,
Clerk District Court, Navarro county.
Issued February 28th, 1861.
T. J. HAYNES,
Clerk District Court, Navarro county.
Received i a" office and publication or-
dered in the Navarro Express, a newspa-
per published in the county of Navarro,
for four weeks prior to the return day .here-
of, ~of which said Deonis Lee will take
Sheriff Navarro county.
March 6,—15-4t Pr's fee $15 00
Jas. Taney's Column. | Merchandise.
WHEREAS, Geo, W. Sharp hat fi?ed
i aa>d Court his petition against
Ernestine Davidson, and C. David> on, al-
leging indebtedness of defendants to him
upon two certain promissory notes each for
$225.00, each dated January 6th, I860,
and due respectively July '1st, 1860, and
January 1st, 1861, which said notes were
executed by the defendants to tb > plaintiff
or bearer, and were part of the purchase
money of lot No. 2, in block 9* in the
town of Corsieana, as designated, bythe
h.jnap thereof, in which said petition is s
prayer for the foreclosure of said lien, and
sale of property liable, to satisfy said lien,
and for general relief. And the said Sharp
having made affidavit thá^the residet.ee of
the defendant is unknown to him, you are
hereby oommMided to summons, by publi-
cation according to law, the said defend-
ants to be and-appear at the next term of
said Court House
in Corsieana, in said county, on the 7tb
Monday after the 1st Monday in March,
A. D. 1861, then and there to answer said
petition, and show cause why judgment
should not he rendered there against them.
Herein fail not, but due service and re
. j Given> under my hand end offi
■< L. S. [ cial seal, at Corsicaoa, this 21st
( w t- ' * February, A. D. 1861.
T. J. HAYNES,
Clerk District Court, Navarro county.
A true eopy of the original writ. Feb
ruary 21 t^861.
|E. BfSHOP, Sheriff N. C.
T By C. Focty, Deputy.
Feb. 27-j4t Piioter'e fee $12 50.
2d " Pora, by Sultan
3d " Advance, by Pioneer;
4tb " by Buzzard;
5th " Sister to Champion, by Pot. 8. os.
oih M Huiicamunca, by Highflyer.
7th H Cypher, by Squirrel;
8th " Fribble's dam, by Regulus ;
9th u by Bartlett's Cbilders;
10th " by Home wood's Arabian ;
11th M TrueBlue's dam by Williams'Turk
12.b " the Byerly mare.
Epsilon,the sire of Memnon, was by Pacific.
His first dam by Sir Richard ;
2d " by imp. Eagle ;
• 3d 44 Wilkfes' Wonder;
> 4th 44 Cbanticler ;
5th " Imp. Stirling
6th " Clodius;
7th " Imp. Silver Eye ;
8th " Imp. Jolly Roger ;
9th " Partner ;
10.h " Imp. Monkey;
11th " the imp. Mare of tue Stud, j
of Harriscri; ot -Srandon.
[fere is a pedigteeTnri-aiilj- pure but
un contaminated by any doubtful sj
combining as it does the best bt'cod upon
the English and American turf.
Descriptions—Memnon is a deep sorrel,
without, white; five years old, Í6£ hands
high, of large bones, finished form, grace-
ful carriage and blood-like appearance. He
is full brothePto the distinguished racers
Castor and Hardings, renowned four mile
filly Tennes8e. At the late Waco Fair the
first premium for blood Stallions, and also
the first premium in the sweepstake ring,
were awarded to Memnon.
I will give a SILVER GOBLET, worth
$15, for the best Memnon colt exhibited
at the Agricultufhl Fair at Waco in the
year 1662. f will aho give a SILVER
PITCHER, worth $100. to the first of his
get which shall be a winner of a Jockey
Club Purse, or sweepstake, over the Aus-
tin Course ; my own colts being allowed
to compete for the above premium.
C. A. HAMILTON.
B. F. Fuller, et aluse &c., )
David Moore, and others. )
The State of Texas—County of Navarro,
To the Sheriff of said county—Greeting :
YOU are hereby commadded to summon
David Moore, by publication, to ap-
pear at the next term of the District Court
of said county, to be held at the Court
House, ifftbe town of Corsieana, on the
seventh Monday after the first Monday in
March, 1861, to answer the petition of B.
F. Fuller and Eleanol* Spurlin, executors
of Wm. Spurlin, deceased, for the use of
Isaac B. Sessions, guardian of the heirs of
Emily Sessions and Permelia Sessions,
against said David Moore, William H.
Mitchell and George W. Sbelton, which
petition allege*, in substance, that said
Moore, Mitchell «and Sbelton, on the 6th
December, 1859, executed and" delivered,
t) petitioners their promissory note fo' three
hundred and ninetv five 72 100 dollars,
due twelve months afterdate with ten per
cent interest; that said note was given for
the purchase of two tracts of land, one of
426f acres in Ellis county,and the other of
320 acret in Navarro county, purchased of
^petitioners by said Moore, on the 6th Dec.,
j 859, and fully described in two mortgage
deeds from said Moore to petitioners,dated
Dec. 6,1859, to which said mortgage deeds
reference is made by said petition, with a
prayer for process and judgment on the
note, and foreclosure of life mortgage afore-
said, and general relief; and affidavit hav-
ing been made that the residence of said
David Moore is unknown.
Herein fail not, but make due return
hereof as the law directs.. -
Attest : T. J. Haynes, Clerk said
( —>— , Given under my hand and seal
j L. S. ' of ofiice, at Corsieana, this 2d
( —^ J maro¿, A^D., 1861.
^ T. J. HA¥ATES,
Clerk District Court, Navarro county.
If sued March 2d, 1861.
T. J. HAYNES,
Clerk District Court, Navarro county
Received in office and publication or
dered for four successive weeks,in the Na-
varro Express, a newspaper published in
Navarro county, of which David Moore
will take notice. E. BISHOP,
Sheriff Navarro County.
March 6—15 4t Pr's fee $15 00
Is all that is spoken
of pow in public life,
But while ^lis is all right and proper, I
• would inform the public that
Having purchased the entire stock of
mmi & iwm
New Goods !
THE undersigned returns his thanks to
the citizens of Navarro county, for the
liberal patronage heretofore extended to
him, and hopes to merit a continuance of
the same in future ; and at the same time
he is pleased to inform the public generally
that he has just received, in addition to his
present stock, a lárge and well selected as-
Ml! & ITmi
Ilats, caps •Bonnet®,
Wood and wil!ow-ware,"
Cutlery, Nails, castings,
and a great variety of lades' dress goods.
P'ancy Dress Goods, American Prints,
mTHE house formerly occ jpied by J. T.
Cyrus. Apply to
J. L. HALBERT.
THE- HOME CIRCLE.
AMONTTILY periodical, devoted to Reli-
gion and Literature, will be publisbed
by J* B. M'FERRIN, Nashville, Tenn., for the
Methodist Episcopal Clinrcb, South, at $2 p
annum, strictly in advaie•. Each number
will contain 64 pages, super-royal octavo,
printed in super b style on fine calendered pa-
per, and embellished with one or more engra-
vings. The matter will be mainly original,
and of the best kind.
The numbers will be stereotyped, and back
numbers can be furnished whenever called
Accounts will hereafter be kept with tray
elling preachers and other agents, and not
with subscribers. Agents may retain 40 cents
out of each subscription ; that is, 20 per cent.
Subscriptions and business communications
should be addressed to J. B. M'FERLIN,
Agent; contributions, and letters pertaining
to the literary management of the work,to l.
D. HUSTON, Ediu.rf
THE tax payers of Navarro county will
hereby take notice that I will meet
them at the following times and places for
the purpose of taking an assessment of
property for the year 1861, and collecting
the taxes for 1860, to-wit:
Dresden, Beat No. 6, Monday, Tuesday,
and Wednesday, March 4th, 5th 6th.
Spring Hill, Beat No. 5, Thursday, Friday
and Saturday, 7th 8th and 9tb.
Chambers' Store, Beat No. 4^ Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday, Í 1th, 12th,
Corsieana, Beat No. 1, Thursday, Friday,
and Saturday, 14th, 15tb, 16tb.
Dunn's School House, Beat No. 7, Mon-
day, Tuesday and Wednesday, 18th
19th and 20tb.
Sherrell & Wade's Store, Beat No. 3,
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 21st,
Chatfield Point, Beat No. 2, Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday, 25th, 26th,
Tbe persons above named will take due
notice of the appointments, and be in at-
tendance with a full inventory of property
made out, and especially be sure to have
a 44 brick in their bata," alias be prepared
to settle up for 1860.
B. J. C. HILL,
Assessor and Collector Navarro Co.
> Februarv 6th, I860.—nil 6t
formerly owned by DeBard <fc Hardgraves.
I am now prepared to furnish
the public with qparly every thing tha1
can be called for.
Returning my sincere thanks for the libe
eral patronage extended to me
in the Grocery' Business, I respectfully so-
licit a continuance of the same,
and inuita all wishing
to call and examine my stock, and satisfy
themselves that I am selling
on as good terms as any one ia the coun t
i&C., tb., drc.
can now be had on as good term3 as ever
before offered in this market, by
1 Taken hi Twwkr-
and everything else that ladies may desire.
' CLOTHING I
a great variety of the very latest styles,
and a great variety of Yankee notions,
which was selected with special care in or-
der to suit tbe wants of tbe purchaser,
and I pledge myself to sell them cheaper
than has ever been offered in this market.
Tbe gentlemen and ladiea. are particu-
larly invited to call and examme our stock,
and I pledge myself to show uiem goods
unsurpassed both in beauty, «fyfa and
quality. Liberal deductions
The highest market price paid for Wool,
Hides, and country produce generally.
H. C. MOSS.
■J. Et. YValbert,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Corsieana, Navarro
county, Texas, will practioe in the coun-
ties of Navarro, McLennan, Hill, Ellis, Free-
stone, Limestone and Henderson.
If. . GARDEN,
Attorney at Law,
.TXTILL practice in the 13th and surronnd-
Vt ing Judicial Districts, and in the Su-
prome Court at Austin. n?.9y
Winkler & Sweatinau, „
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,"
Kavarro county, Texas.
J. C, C. Wiadi,
attorney and COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Corsieana. Navarro Oo,, Texas.
WILL practice in the Court* «f the 18th
and ICth Judicial districts. Will also
give especial attention to the -collection of
claims, the investigotion of land titlea, and
all business pertaining to his profession.
WM. CROFT, L. T. WUULX*.
Croft ft Wheeler,
Attorneys' and Counselors at Lav.
PRACTICE in the counties of NavarM.Hill.
Limestone, Freestone, Eilu^tarfaian and
Henderson, and in theSuprenti^^Htat Aus-
tin. Collections made in aaP^nrt of tha
W. H. JVeblett,
Corsieana, Navarro county, Texas,
ILL attend to all bnsiness eatrusted to
him, in the Courts of Navarro <
and in the District Courts of Hill, BUM, Free-
stone, and limestone counties. He will alao
act as Land
gent, in selling and redeeming
'eting land titlaa. nSj
Cwrsicana, Navarro county,
TTITILL attend to all boanesa
▼ Y lúa «ire promptly.
fn any part of the State,
Hon. H. A. Wise, ex-Gov. of
Ju Stewart, M. CL, Md^ Hon.
fudge T. A. Speace, lid.
Will attend i
J. T. OAKES,
fc. a .^HAVING located permanently in
Corsieana, offers his services to
the citizens of the town and
W ■ surrounding country. Guns or
pistols made or repaird on short notiee. All
work Warranted. n9y
J. S. Cull,
HOUSE, SÍCN, AND ORNAMENTAL
OFFERS bis services to the eitizens of
Corsic ana and surrounding country.
When not in town orders leu at the print-
ing office or at James Talley's store will be
attended to. Prices to suit the times. 15
/? i A ACRES of land on Brier Creek, 4
O TV7 miles N. W. from Corsieana, upon
which is enclosed 80 aeres of land ; also a
double log dwelling house, and several out
houses; or my residence in Corsieana
f^ga WM. H. NEBLETT.
New Drug Store.
I HAVE just purchased from the best
house in tu*- States,
splendid assortment of
Ac., <tc., <kc.,
which I will sell cheap for cash, and cash
only. Now, I want it distinctly understood
that I do not credit anybody, rich or poor,
noble or ignoble, and don't ask tor it for you
won't get it. •
Jan, 23,n9 N. J. MILLS.
tracts of lan
2000 acres, B
tain Creek, El
480 acres, headright.
190 acres, headright
Mountain Creak, Ellia
640 aerea, head right Alsey
here' creek, Ellis
320 aeres, headright Wi
bera' creek, Ellis county,
406 acres, headright Elisabeth
creek, Ellia county
160 acres, Reuben Quinn, Cummins'
671 i aerea, John Chamble, Mountain Cr<
641 aerea, headright Ira N. Green, Richlan
« and Mill creek, Ellia county.
900 acres, headright Mrs. Lewis, Navarro co.
1700 acres, Henderson co,
THE headright certifícate of Friedly, or
Fielding Grubbs, for 640 acreB.
Also Grandison Kirk " G40 "
" John L Robinson u 640
" the bounty land claim of J
for 640 acres. Dates aad nuaüHP^Hi
recollected. If beard from iu legal
time I shall Apply for duplicates.
GEO. M. HOGAN,
Jan. 16th, 1861. n8 9t
DP. D< CI. jacrr,
BEING permanently located ia Corsieana,
still continues offering his aerviee ia tha
graetiee of medicine, obatetries aad surgery,
e feehrtWUuT fox the patronage h< - tofora
bestowed, and hopea hy~ ttaotirfi to his
profession to merit a continuance of 1
A select stock of mediana always on1
Office at hia old atand. *al
Dr. W. M. Love.
HAYING loeated permanently is Corsi-
eana, respectfully tendera hia profes-
sional services to tha eitizana of tha towa
and surrounding country. Having been en-
gaged ia an extenaive practice for (em
years in thia State, he flatten himaelf ha aak^
aatisfaetion in any braadk of hia pro*
Office, at present ia W. M. Lore's
fVun«H sw oa V / M>I« S
James Tal Icy,
Wholesale and Retail Orocer, and Dealer in
HAS now on hand, and in receiving,
a large supply of FANCY and STA-
PLE GROCERIES which he offers
at the lowest market price fer CASH.
Corsieana, October 29, 1869.
LETTERS of administration oa es-
tate of Ateuid, l)unn, deceased, having
been granted to the~~Trt>dersigned at the
February Term, of the Honorable County
Court of Navairo county.
Tbie is to notify all persons indebted to
said estate, to make/ yment, and persons
holding claims aga-nst said estate to pre-
sent the sam« witlin the time required by
law.^ \ -1EMpLE spjVEY
Fob. 27tU, 18C.l ~--nl4 ot
kPPOSITE C. En
Fancy and staple dry goods,boota and shoes,
hata and capa, hardware, wood aad wi.low-
ware, fancy and staple groceries^ clothing
and gentlemen's furnishing goods, hoaisrr,
Tankee notions aad Jewelry, which ha will
sell at email profit for cash, cotton,
hides. He respectfully solicits all hia
and the public generally to call and
atock. He will alao sell or ahi.
or wool for hia friends. ~ n49y
BEEF, Mutton, &c.t furnished the citizena
of Corsieana every Tuesday,Thursday
and Saturday of each week by tbe under
signed, at th« house formerly occupied by
Mr. Tatum, opposite Mr. Van Hook's resi-
dence. The meat will be brought in tha
evening before* and will be ready by day-
light on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
morning.* His rule will be, " first come,
"24tf J. F. F,n*PN.
No. 63, meeta at
O. O. F
every Monday evening *1 < Vclueif.
Officers: Twis. 8. Sweatvax, US W. .V. M.
RI TI.KK, V. O ; W. R. Powbríl
W. SnsLios, Treasurer.
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