The San Antonio Ledger. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 21, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 22, 1858 Page: 4 of 4
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Morcrtu twenty teto
t the late session of the Legislature,
changing the times of holding the Día
trict Coarte in the several counties.
But few Courts remain unchanged. For
the convenience of our readers, we ha ve
made out the following table, which, we
believe gires the correct date of the
'commencement of the several Spring
• rtoa "
Port Ben t <<
Brasos April 26
rleion May 3
Bexar March 8
Comal April 26
Kerr May 10
*MUesple ■< 17
Nacogdoches Feb. 8
Angelina " 22
Jasper March 1
newton '• 16
tiabine " 22
An-act changing the
tlmea for holding the
Court for the Fifth
District will take ef- Liberty
feet va p0lk
re. 8 Tiler
E MAGIC WAVEttLEY PILLS,
Being a most ha
dy, in all varieties of fever and inflammation .
^ A wlae physician, «killed our wounda to heal,
> than armies to the oommon weal."
i and ia now.
r own merite, and havini
Kl Paso April
San Patiicio April 6
Lire Oak " 12
Karnea " 19
Goliad May 3
Refugio 11 17
Nueces 11 31
Pi/leer, th District
Chambers Mar. 8
An act changing the
times of holding the
Conrta In the Eighth
District takes eifacton
the 1st day of August
Thni wrote Homer thiree thousand years ago. It was true then
. T e_1; .aroIrle7 ^OV0M were given to the world solely upon their own merits, ana having
true merit in the highest degree, needed nothing else to secure the approbation of the world,
and to make and maintain a position rarely, if ever before attained in the history of litera-
tuw. To the medieine now offered is given the name of44 Magio Waverley Pills,,r being pre-
sented to the world's patronage, as were the Waverley Novels, solely upon its own intrinsic
merit and infallible virtues, confident that, where once tried, it will be more surely rosorted
to again, than any other medicine ever offered to the publio. Administered according to the
directions given, this medicine will most surely cut short and cure, as if by mugio, nine-
tenths of all acute diseases. 6 '
a medicine as universally applicable to all diseases, sololy upon its own
merits, it is fit and becoming to explain the grounds ud principles upon which this universal
adaptability depends, and this , can be doue in a few words, as follows : Nine-tenths of all
the maladies that afflict the human family nru connected with, or complicated by, flavor*
and inflammations, and it depends upon our knowledge of and power to remedy or cure these
Condition^ of the system that our success in treating most acute diseases will depend, and
whosoever, or rather what medicine soever is most successful infeversand inflammations, will
prove most suoeessfal in general practice. In fact, a history of fevers and inflammations is
almost a history of medicine.
"If we except," «aya Van Swlcten, those who perish by a violent death, and suoh as
are extinguished by mere old age—and which are indeed few—almost all the rest of mankind
die either of fever or of diseases acoompanied with fever."
Fever and inflammation both have their seat in the nervous and vacular svstems—the
V.r.M1!8 Pflnarlly affeoted, the latter secondarily. Herein consists the rea'l pathologi-
cal distinction between fevers aod inflammations, via.: That in the former the chief morbid
action not only commences In the nervous a;
vaaenlar system "
'dly into and involve moré deeply
short statement of plain and undoubted
In nine-tenths of the diaeaaes that commonly
lore permanently the v
facte; it may be readily
y occur, this morbid oc
seen that, inasmuch as
condition of the system,
known m fever or ¡inflammation, is always present, and that any remedy or combination of
edies having power, speedily, safely and effectual!? to cure these conditions, is especially
loable, and can rapidly restore the healthy functions.
Here then is a plain principle, the great bulk of diseases that affliot mankind consist of
™t ™ 5?^° f/87"" located orseated in the nervous and vascular
ñ n^'H i £Ly' tu"0' * m rin,<l P0" "1" th* rare powers of speedily, safely and offeot-
uatly acting upon the nervous and vascular syr* ■■■' - • -
ilioable to all eases where eft!
1 especially an. I .
lely and judiciously given upon i
established principle of medicine, and
titled to be regarded as administered i
.ar^ej¡t¿i*,T0 practice ef several
curing all fevers and inflammations, ^"i°" Pev^r^and^Aeue or any ""
I. forms of disease exist, and can fevfnam^.' * " 7
also those wl
r reasoning as upon any other wall
' ' ~ '.applicabilities,wr-o-
the healing art surely it cannot be coniidewafllfprtaiBg '1inms"pro¿H!?ivS' afc. it a
new set of remedial agents should have beon d&covered, having the same unerring, elhcaoy
and power over many diseases thatsUam has in all oases wherein it vs used Nor is if moro
extraordinary that it was only of recent date that such an important discovery wns made ¡
for that a substance may be long In use, nayevon in universal use for agos ana.yot some
one of its m™t important properties remiln undiscovered, is not wonderful. Water is an ex-
ample at onoe famUiar to every body. It was only towards the close of the last century that
the great discovery was made that the steam from water could be applied as a moving power
to maohinery, and
Van Zandt " 31
Smith county is also
in the ninth District,
and by the law here-
tofore in force its court
should commence on
the 24th of May; but
all the time heretofore
allowed to Smith has
been appropriated to
tho Courts of k«
An act changing the
times of holding courts
for the 16th District
will toko effect on the
1st of August.
Williamson Mar. 8
Burnet " 29
Llano April 12
San Saba " 19
McCulloch May 3
Brown " 10
Lampasas " 17
' Mar. 8
McLennan M r 16
Bosque April 5
and Tan Zandt.—
Among the general Coryell
laws passed at the late Bell
session we find no pro-
vision made for Smith. [State Gazette..
this"ffralt^jTbrilUant discovery whioh'has completely revolutionised the
whole business of the world, remained unrevealed until the close of the last century ; not-
withstanding the fact that irater has been daily, nay, in hourly use, by all mankind ever
since the days of Adam, and even during all this time constantly subjected to the action of
the very agent bv whioh this astonishing and extraordinary power is developed
* _• . o . , 1. -. it -J «.J nAttuu] «nilin nnnliA nnc
in medicine, a set of remedial ag
ing a power and control over disease .
of steam in any of its applications. The modern practice
best and most recent standard authors, is to apply as a means of cure in all fevers and in-
flammations a set of remedies, by them termed « antiphlogistics"-such as bleeding in some
or other, either at the arm, or by leeches, and then to purge, and this too quite freely,
at the same time to give calomel and opium, or blue pill, or morcury in some form or
other. In using this set of remedies, the object they had in view was to cut short or subdue
the fever and inflammations which they rarely if ever accomplished. Now, in place of this
injurious practice, is offered to the public a set. of remedies in the form of pills, possessing the
rare power of speedily, safely and effectually curing all these maladies. Now, the sot of
remedies termed antiphlogiatics, was indiscriminately applied in all cases of fever and in-
flammation, in compliance with all regular and standard authorities in medicine, and failed
in nearly every case where the aim was prompt, and speedy relief proving successful only
in far too small a per contage of cases; whereas the set of remedies combined in the form and
under the name of the Magio Waverley Pills, will rarely, if ever, fail to give relief, speedily,
promptly and safely. The time has past when it can be considered a merit to look back and
to do as our fathers did before us ¡ and this as well in medicine as in the ordinary affairs of
life Modern science is rapidly regenerating the art, and a new era is about to dawn on the
nraotioe of medicine. Organic ( homistry is especially wholly revolutionising it, pointing out
to the laborious student how and wherein the solids and fluids of the human frame differ in
disease from thoir usuul standard of health, thus enabling us understanding^ to apply the
proper remedies ¡ and as one of tho most prominent and conspicuous of these improvements,
is now offered, In advance ef the present stato of practical medicine, the greatest febrifuge
and antiphlogistic ever known. It cures, as if by magio, all kinds of fevers
Fever and Ague, Bilimts Feet
Rheumatic Fever, Yellow
PORTE B SPIRITr ~
Free GK* distribution.
rv>s proprietors of "port-
ER'S SPIRIT op, THE TIMES,"
The Great Weekly Newspaper, and
Chronicle of the Turf, Field
Spot ta, and Faulty
will, on the 24th July next, make a
FREE DISTRIBUTION of *1000,
among its regalar yearly snbsorlbcrs, to bs
- decided by ths Great Race that Is to be
run In England In Jnly next,
and for which American
horses will contend,
known as the *
THE GOODWOOD CUP.
whioh takes place
in England, on the 28th
July next, Is under the spec-
ial patronage of the Duke of
Richmond, and is one of the most
prinoely of the English racing year.
It was ths meeting selected last year for
the memorable debut of the American horses
on the English Turf; and it is more than
probable that Prioiess and other American
horses will, on the approaching occasion, ap-
near in it again.
;A Here will, probably, be thirty or forty
teste* entered, and some fourteen or fifteen to
follows: to distribute the 91000 as
Five Hundreo v ..
in oash, to ths subscriber, who, by Tnipar>n_
distribution, shall recoive the name of the
winning horse; 8200 to the second; and 6100
to the third horse. Among those who draw
the names of the remaining horses in the
race, •200 will be distributed, making (1000
in all. For particulars of this novel diatriba-
tion, see Porter's Spirit of the Times itself.
Addross, Editors of Porter's Spirit, No. 348
Broadway, New York.
Specimen Coplee sent free i
We also mako a separate free gift* to retail
agonts, of 8500, to bo allotted in one sum to
t.ho ihft.ifftiflflftf thewiopi
Inflammation of a
of the Liver, Inflammation of the Stomach and Bowels, Inflam-
mation if the Kidneys and Bladder; for Coughs, Colds,
Chronic Affections of the Uterus, and many
other Chronic Diseases, Colic, Cholera,
Diarrhoea, Dysentery; Heals all
Bruises, Wounds and other
Speeplly allaying all pain from whatever oauso procoeding ; and, inasmuch as thoy have
controlling power over ail fevers and inflammations, they can bo safely resorted to as u sure
- — - ■ ilief. — "
Wf Sub-Agent Wanted 1J£¡¡
Kerosene, or coal oils, for
Illuminating and lubricating pur-
3 Gradea—not Explosive!
The cheapeat grade giving a light su
perior to that of CampheneT!
On New Orleans references and the
parties applying within one month from
this date, the underaigned will appoint
Sub-agents in the State of Texas, for the
sale of these celebrated Oilsl the prop-
erties of which are fully given in pamph-
lets that can be had at the office of this
paper, where also the cheapest grade of
the Kerosene and the lamp to burn it in
can be seen. B. NAUTRE k Co.,
25, Conde St., between Main & St. Ann
streets, Agents for the North American
Kerosene Oil Co., New Orleans.
N. B. The cheapest grade of the Ker-
osene burns beautifully and economical-
ly in tho ordinary Cainphene lamps by
substituting our new Cone for the old
New Orleans, April 1, '57 91y
Cure Fever and Ague, Chill Fever,
Dumb Fever, Intermittent and
Remittent Fever, Liver Com-
plaint, Enlargement of
the Liver, Enlarge-
ment of the Spleen,
and all the various forms of
This invalu We medicine was r'-iv-redfrotr
NEILSON, WAR DWELL 4 CO
Richard Patrie A Co.,
IMPORTERS and Wholesale Dealers in
Hardware, Cutlery, Guns, Pistols, Rifles
and heavy Goods of all descriptions, No. 241
Pearl street, New York,
Joseph Tarratt, Wolverhampton, Knjj'd.
John Nelson, New Jersey.
Jeremías m- ward well, )
Walter Tufts, Jr., £ New York.
James c. Patrick, 3
N. w. & Go. are constantly receiving direut
from European and American manufactories
a supply of every description of Hardware and
Cutlery, which are purchased for cash, and
greater inducements are offered to the mer-
chants visiting JVew York, than by any other
One of the partners of the house rosides per-
manently in Europe, and making all pur-
chases of the manufacturers for cash, gives
them every advuutuge to sell at the very low-
est market prices.
Ordera will receive prompt attention.
New York, 1855, 20-ly
REID SPRAGUE k CO.,
IMPORTERS and Doolevs in Foreign and
i Domestic HARDWARE, CUTLERY, Ac.,
93 Paerl and 63 atone Street, New York. 50
who ivre sufferlni
tlitis from their
will find the /
1 Invaluable remedí' "j.®
Wood, and thi ~-e"'y cioansing from the sys-
tem the morbid effects of a bilious climate.
The wonderftil effect of Cholagogue in erad-
icating Bile from the human system, can only
explain its extraordinary agency in the spee-
dy, thorough and permanent cure of Fever
and Ague and the various grades of Intermit-
tent and Remittent Fevers.
It has been tested in thousands of cases,
and Is pronounoed by all who have used it one
of the greatest Fever and Ague remedies ex-
KST Bo sure and ask for Dr. OSGOOD'S
JBIA CHOLAGOGUE, as there are many
counterfeits oiFered for sale.
For sale in New Orleans, whoiesalo and re-
tail, by J WRIGHT 4 Co.,
21 and 151 Chartres streot,
49-ly General Agents for the South.
GARDNER, GREEK A CO.,
CLOTHING at Wholesale, at No.47 Broad-
way, New York.
G. G. A Co., will always keep on hand
full and oomplete assortment of Ready Made
Clothing, ShirU, and men' under wear, par
tioularly adapted to the wanta of Texai and
They respectfully >011011 an examination of
their .Stock. 60
DISEASES of the LUNGS and
THROAT can be CURED by
Whioh conveys the remedies to the cavities
in the lunes, through the air passages, and
coming in direct contact with tho disease, neu-
tralises the tubercular matter, uiways ihe
cough causes a free and easy expectoration,
heals the lungs, purifies the blood, Imparts
renewed vitality «¡MS nervous system, giv-
ing that tone and energy so indispensible for
the estoration of healtn. To be able to state
confidently that Consumption is ouruble by
inhalation, is to me a source of unalloyed
pleasure. It Is as much uuder the control of
medical treatment as any other formidable
disease; ninety out of every hundred oases
can be cured in the first stages, and fifty per
cent in the second; but in tho third stage it is
impossible to save more than five por cent, for
the lungs are bo cut up by the'diseuso as to bid
defiance to medical skill. Kven, however, in
the last stages, Inhalation affordt extraordi-
nary relief to the suffering attending this
fearful soourge, whioh annually destroys nine-
ty-five thousand persons in the United States
and effectually afford roll
rr Full directions acoompany each box.
system of Freo Gifts, and maka to our sub-
scribcrs and agonb two
during the "following and each
yoar ¡ the first to bo dooided by the Epsom
Derby of 1859, to be rati in England in the
arly Spring, (and for which two American
•orcos, are alroady ontcrod,) and the others
by tho Doncaster St. Leger, the annual great
meeting of England for the Fall. As in both
ihese last-named meetings there are always
about 200 high-mettled racers entered, the
interest that will attend the distribution of
the names of the competitors among the
readers of our paper may easily be ooneeived.
The subscription price of Porter's Spirit is
Three Dollart a year, payable In advanoe
P.8. The American Racing Calendar
•nd Trotting Record containing a fall
and complete account of all the racing in the
United States and Canada, for the sixteen
whmOu ending Jaaoary last, with the Bules
Ira Tables, Ae., will be
It la, ia short, a Con-
of Betting, Comparative Tables, <kc., will be
ready ia a few days It la, ia short, a Con-
densed History of the Bone in Ameriea for
sixteen months, and ao lover or owner of a
Mree ahoald be without It. Prloe «event'
five cent* a copy.
Orders will be supplied by
«AMES 31 liUSEY.
COMMISSIU N MERCHANT,
14* Chambers Street, New York,
BUYS and forwards every kind of
JD Merchandise far 21 per «cot. Commission.
Refers to Govs Swaiu Jt Mordicad, Rev.C.
P. Deems, Bon. W. A. Graham, n. C | Brown
A HeMillar, Washington, DjC,, and News aa
Christian Adeuente, Galveston, and ethers.
Dealer ia Pianos, Melodeons, Organ*,
Harps, Oaitars, Music, Sewing Machines,
Iron Safes, Paaps, Garden Engines, Ao.
A priated list ef ail the different makers,
kinds and prices seat free.
Publisher of an elegant lithograph of
.'< Hiokory Nut Falls," fi. C., («1 ) and the
/• Cherokee Phyaician, or ludían
I te Health " This la valuable fern-
should he ia eren house. It
•eeee, has a oopious glossary,
the remedies fVom nature's
. store*, for all oar Infinalti** aad
Rosewood Piano*, tUO.
VANCE <fc BROTHER, Sole Agents,
Sail Antonio, Texas.
Which has now boen published near seven
months, has met with snch a success as to jus-
tify the Proprietor in enlarging the daily edi-
tion to thesile of the Washington Union.
The States will continue to represent the
sound constitutional principles of States' Rights
whieh have ever been upheld by the National
Democracy, bnt it will not be so entirely politi-
cal that its oolumns will Interest the politician
exclusively, nor so subservient to party as to
betray principle at tho command of power, or
dlsguiso its convictions at the suggestions of
In addition to the discussion of important
politioal questions, its columns will be devo
ted to the proceedings of Congress, to tho cur
rent transactions of the Government, to gene
ral news, and matters of interest appertain-
ing to Literature, Agriculture, and Commerce.
The subscription price of the enlarged Dai-
ly will be:
One copy for one year 86 00
Two copies for ono year 10 00
Tri-Weekly, one copy for one year 3 00
The Cheapeat Paper in the South.
8HKT 7oE f,lyaÍ,d^bJ¡fh®dJÍn ,ar«? D0CBI'E
with handsome, bold"^?^
reasonable rates of subscription:
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AND GEN KRAI.
References: Messrs. R. ic D. G. Mills, Gal-
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Mohr, New York ; McDowell, Mills & Co.,
'Francke A Dannool, New Orleans. ap3-ly
HEALTH AND LONG LIFE
Are within the reacb of us all. Every one
may be his own Physician at a very cheap
rate and onjoy a sound mind in a s«und body,
by the use of Dr. WRIGHT'S INDIAN VE-
GETABLE PILLS. This celebrated vegeta-
ble medicine, during tho last twolve years
experience, throughout ovory «ection of the
Union, has gained the approbation uf tens ol
thousands who havo used them beneficially
in nearly every disease for which they arc re-
For sale in Now Orleans, wholesale and re-
tail, at proprietor's prices, by
j. WEIGHT a Co.,
21 and 151 Chartres street,
49-ly General Agents for the South.
IVt/ier's Canadian Vermif' hp
Contains tho elements oflifo am'
will destroy with certainty evory
worms engendered in the stomach a, s,
and save tho life of the child wasting away
under the disease. Whenever the presence
of worm, ia suspected, the medicina ihoiild bo
promptly given. It will havo a healthful in-
fluence in all casos wliero tho digestive and
xcretory organs are disordered; and it'worms
exist it will cxpol thorn without pain, and
quickly cure the sufferer.
Prepared only by J Wright A Co., 21 and
151 Chartres street, Now Orleans. Q
For sale, whoiesalo and retail, by
J. WRIGHT & Co,
21 and 151 Chartres street,
From whom It can be had by the trado and
all Druggists, at proprietor's pricos. 49-ly
HOE'S CAST STEEL. PATENT
THE Subscribers manufacture from
the beBt cast steel, Circular SAWS,
from two inches to six feet in diameter.
These Saws are hardened and tempered
and are ground and finished by machine-
ry, designed expressly for tlie purpose,
and are therefore much superior in truth
. and iinj&'tiiMiu. uf riel "'"
S< S1S less set. less power to drive fhero,
"Vand are not so liable to become heated,
and produce a saving in timber. They
also manufacture Cast Steel Mill. Pit,
and Crosscut Saws and Billet Webs, of
superior quality, all of which they havo
for sale, at their warerooms, Nob. 29 &
31 Gold street, or they may be obtained
also of the principal Hardware mer-
chants in the United States and Canada
R. HOE & Co.,
Printing Press, Machine, and Saw Man-
ufactures, No. 29 Ac 31 Gold St., N. Y.
The following extract is from a report
made by a committee of scientific and
practical gentlemen, appointed by the
" Your Committee are of unanimous
opinion, that in the apparatus invented
by Mr. R. M. Hoe, for grinding saws,
he has displayed great ingenuity and
tact in.the adaptation of machinery to
the production of results in the inanu.
facture of Saws, which may, with pro-
priety. be denominated the Ne Plus Ul-
tra of the art."
Illustrated catalogues, containing pri-
ces in detail, with description of Saw?,
and also containing directions for settini'
and sharpening, with other informati
alone; and a correct calculation shows that of
the present population ot the earth, eigty mil-
lions are destined to fill the Consumptive's
Truly the quiver of death has no arrow so
fatal as Consumption. In all ages it has beon
the great enemy of life, for It spares neither
age nor sex, but sweeps off alike the brave,
the beautiful', the graceful and the gifted. By
the help of that Supreme Being irom whom
cometh every good and perfect gift, I am en-
abled to offer to the afflictod a permanent and
speedy cure in Consumption. The trst cause
of tubercles is from impure blood, and tho im-
mediate effect produced by their deposition
in the lungs is to prevent the free admission
of air into the air cells, which causes a weak-
ened vitality through Uie entire system.—
Then surely it ia more rational to axpect
ities of t
oi interest to the Sawyer, will be sent
alphabet of the materia medica, aad are
equally as destitute of any knowledge of the
human system, having one object onlj in
view, and that te mako money, regardless <•
Irregularities and all diseases of male* and
females treated on principles established by
twenty years of practice, and sanctioned by
thousandsofthe most remarkable oures Med-
icines with full directions sent te any part of
the United States or Ganadas, by patients
ooinmunlcating their symptoms by fetter —
Business correspondence strictly eonldeutial.
AU letter* asking advice must contain a poet-
age stamp. Address
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ing by going on board the United States on
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obtain meals, having a large and oommodlous
cabin to accommodate upwards of 100 parjoiw.
thus saving tho time and expense ipcun^
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N.B. Passengers will plea*?1!; 1 .
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than by immediately taking *, ^ ^ '
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expected that it will bo one of the most im-
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In order, therefore, to oblige those who de
sire to subscribe for a paper published in
Washington City, durini "
grass, we propose to furni
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For Three Month*.
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One oopy .
the session of Con-
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The proprietor of Ths States
al founders of the
Union, and his long newspaper .
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per, Justifies him in promising a paper well
worthy of tkeir patronage.
.JOHN P. HBIS6,
, _ Lost Certificate.
f OST. CASTRO'S COLONY FLOAT-
MJ Ota CERTIFICATE. No. 271, nuthor-
the survey of «40 Aeres Land within
the limite of Castro's Colony, issued by J. M.
Ouolan, Commissioner of said Colony, to
If not heard of within the time preseribed
"J law, appHcetion will be made to the proper
officer for a duplicate.
CHRISTIAN STEIGLER, Agent.
New Fountain, Medina county.
April 2lit, 1858. ap24-9t
F. H. T. HKYCK.
F. J. HRLFKRICH.
HEYCK & HELFERICH,
jfurtuiuiitiig K Cummissiun
Collection? promptly attendod to.
Lavftoa, April, 1858. nl6-ly
THE STATE OF TEXAS, >
County of Bexar. (
r IS TAKEN UPby F.Simon
and ostrayed before A. Moyé,,
Esq., J. P, Prootnet No. 3, a BLACK MULE
branded on the left hip with a diamond and
Ton the upper sido, and on the left shoulder
ttmrxj —w appraised by W. A. Monger and
Joseph Ney at 332 5U.
WAS TAKEN UP, by Mathevr G.oll,
and estrayed before Bobt. Wier, Esq
J. P., B. C., Prooinot No. 19, a BROW.,
BAY MARE MU..E, about 15 years old, 13
haads high, Spnniih.brand, small scar on the
right hip ¡ another on the left hip ¡ two ribs
suns iní saddle mai$ks; roach mane; swab
tail; and appraised oy David il. Coloman
and William A. Turner, at 830.
WAS TAKEN UP, by Jas. H. Man
gum, and estrayed before W. R. Harris,
Esq., J. P., Preoinot No. 24, a BROWN
MULE, branded S on the noar shoulder, and
-thus on the left hip, J-; right eye out, both
ears split, 11 or 12 years old, and appraised
by N. Wat kins and James Nipper at Í25.
Witness, Sam. S.Smith, Clerk of the County
Court of said county, at office in San Antonio,
this 8th day of February, A. D. 1858.
sam. s. smith, Cl'k C. C. B. Co.
feb!3-3t By Epwamp Miles, Deputy.
TAKEN UP, by R. W. Brahan.fc^,
1 and estrayed before Wm Suther-^SSSi.
land, Esq., J. P., Preoinot No. 7, Bexar Co.,
Nov. 10th, 1857, a RED SORREL HORSE,
15} bands high, a snip on tho nose, right fore
and left hind foot white, blind in tho right
eye, about nine years old, has no perceptible
brands. Appraised by E. S. James and W
.Harris at >45.
Witness, SAM. S. SMITH, CI'kC.C.B.Co.
November 20th, 1857. fobli--3t
TAKEN UP, by Peter YY'al-
1 lerath, and estrayed before Jas.
Weir, Esq., J. P., Precinct No. 12,
Doc. 11th, 1857, a BLACK horse, about
5 years old, about 4 feet 9 Inches high,
branded on the left shoulder thus, C, and on
the left hip thus, 0, and appraised by J. P.
Meuring and C. J. Stappel at about 925.
Witness, SAM. S. SMITH, CI'kC.C.B. Co
feb!3-3t By Eqwabp Milks, Deputy.
TWO STORY BUÍLD-
Soledad Street, opposite the
April 1C, 18(8.
Honse. presently oócupled by G.
■00 •M .Agpfrf0-
POUND, a bright SORREL ^ -
r HORSE, about 14 hands high; jKtl
has a white spot on hi* forehead, aJkUt.
little white on the nose, and left hind foot
white, with saddle marks, branded thus, JT,
on the left shoulder, and about seven year*
Th* owner can be posted up by calling at
(hi* office, and paying for this advertisement,
i, April f
I 3, 1858.
tSC BLANKS of all descriptions
can Be had at the Ledger Office, San
iouownig leuuuig miim.,
Real Schiedam Schnapps.
Vandeveer's Medicated Gin, or Genu-
ine Schiedam Schnapps.
A pure article of Holland Gin, a wholesome
beverage, and an invaluablo FAMILY ME-
DICINE, particularly bene6ciai in all enees
of Dysentery, Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea, Rheuma-
tism, Gout, Feyers, &e. It is highly reuom-
mendorl by mnny of the most oininent Physi-
cians throughout tho States as an excellent
and agreeable alterativo, and admitted to ef-
fectually curc all diseases of tho Urinary Or-
gans, Ac., and is peculiarly adapted to the
use of females and children.
As no other article has been offered that is
justly entitled to the name of tho REAL
SCHIEDAM SOHN apps, tho public, are cau-
tioned to purchase none but the genuine arti-
cle called Vandevkrk's Medicatkd Gin, or
Real Scuiedam Schnapps. Each bottle will
bear the signature of the proprietors, and none
other is genuine without it. For salo by
J. WRIGHT & Co.,
59-ly 21 ard 151 Chartros street.
To the Planters.
And all who are interested in preserving Life,
Limbs, and Health of those connected
with them in any way.
Dalley's Magical Pain Extractor,
Is warranted to cure the worst Burns.-and
Scalds, relieving the agony of (lie sufferer in
the very short space of ten minutes. It also
cures the most inveterate cases of Piles, old
Sores, Swellings, Bruises, Wounds, Scrofula,
Eruptions of the Skin, Broken Breasts and
Sore Nipples, and everything arising from In-
flammations, Ao. A family that experiences
this blessing once will never be without it.
For sale in New Orleans, whoiesnlo and re-
tail, by J. WEIGHT & Co.,
21 and 151 Chartres streot,
49-ly Gen. Ag*ts for the South and West.
•ui, en in
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These Periodicals ably represent the three
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only ono feature of their character. As Or-
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as they ever hare stood, unrivalled in the
world of letters, being considered indes-
pcnsablc to the scholar and tho professional
men, while to the intelligent reader of every
el ass they furnish a more correct and satis-
factory record of the current literature of tho
day, throughout tho world, than can be pos-
sibly obtained from any other source.
I ,A It I, Y COPIES.
The recoipt of advance shoots from tho
Brittih publishers gives additional value to
these lieprintL, especially during tho present
exciting state of European affairs, inasmuch
us they can now be .placed in the hands of
subscribers about as soon as the Original ed'
For any one of the four Keviews - $3 00
tion is a 'íbéal
constitutionally, , .
certainty than remedies administered by the
stomach. To prove the powerful and direot
influence of this mode of administration, ohlo-
reform inhaled will entirely destroy sensibil-
ity in a few minutes, paralysing tho entire
nervous system, so that a limb may be ampu-
tated without tho slightest pain; inhaling the
ordinary burning gas will destroy lile in a
The inhalation of ammonia will arouse the
system when fainting or apparently dead.
The odor of many of tho medicines is pcrcop-
tbile in tho skin a few ininutCB after being in-
haled, and may bo immediately dctoctod in
the blood. A convincing proof of the consti-
tutional effects of Inhalation, is tho fact that
sickness is always produced by breathing
foul air—is this not positive evidonce that
proper remedies, carefully prepared and ju-
diciously administered through the lungs
should produce the happiest results 1 Dur-
ing eighteen years practice many thousands,
suffering from disoases of tho lungs and throat,
have boon under my care, and I havo effect-
ed many remarkable cures, even after the
suSbrers had boen pronounced In tho last sta-
ges, which ful'y ati.«fles me that consumption
is no longer a fatal disease. My treatment of
consumption is original, and founded on long
experionce and a thorough investigation My
perfect acquaintance with the nature of tu-
bercles. tu-, enables me to distinguish, read-
ily, the various furms of disease that aimu
late consumption, and apply the proper reme-
dies, rarely being mistaken even in a single
case. This familiarity, in connection with
certain pathological and microscopio discove-
ries, enables me to relievo tho lungs from tho
effocts of contracted chests, to onlarge the
chest, purify tho blood, impart to it renewed
vitality, giving energy and tone to tho entire
Medicines with full directions sent to any
part of the Unitod States and Cañadas by pa-
tients communicating their symptoms by let-
tor. But tho euro would be more certain il
the patient should pay mo a visit, which would
give an opportunity to examine tho lungs,
and onablo me to prescribo With much grea-
ter cortainty, aod theu the cure could be ef-
fected without my seeing the patient again.
All letters asking advice must contain a post-
Addross G. W. GRAHAM, M. D.,
BOX No 53
Office, 1131 Filbert Street, old No. 109,
PniLAUELrBiA, Pa. fn-ll
ON and a.
ruary, a Da...
tion of passengers ►
office of the San Anto.
Railroad, Lavaca, for U
miles station, at nine o'clock a
will lonvc the station at the heau
Bayou, at 10 A.if. v -
For freight or passage,.
road OtVu-o, Commerce street^
Rates of freight four conts l'! ,
Rotes of passage forty conts eiN
Excursion parlies forty cents the trip.
N.B—An1 accommodation train for freight
will be run out on application at the office at
WM. J KEEN,
Gen. AgentS.A. AM.G.RtR.Co;
Lavaca, Jan. 30, 1858. ,febG-tf
WESTERN TEXAS U.,t
STA G E ""LINE,
Between San Antonio ancl Eagle .
via Castroville, Qui/ii, Dlianis,
— ~ leaving siuva'tl
tonii" eíéry Monday"!
at G o'clock A. AI.il
anil arriving at Eagle Pass oiv VVeilties-j
day, at 3 P.M. Leaves Eagle Pass every
Thursday," it-10 o'clock A. M.. ami ar-
rives at San Antonio on Saturday, at
3 o'clock P. M.
Office at the store of Frank UinsotiK
DAVID & SIIEIHAOEN.
5-ly Proprietor .
n m. coen & company, .Whole-
\J. sale and Retail Grocers, and Forward-
ing and Commission Merchants, next door
below Powder-horn Wharf—Have now on
hand, and will sell at tho lowest oash prico
500 sacks Salt; 50 sacks Coffee; 50 barrels
Flour; 100 barrels of Cement, with a gen-
eral assortment of GROCERIES and LI-
QUORS ; and are receiving fresh supplies by
every steamer and vessel from New Orleans
and Now York. Also, on consignment, Glow-
son's Clipper power and Hand Corn Mills.
These mills are not equaled in ohoapness,
simplicity and durability They can bo seen
at their store.
v vi 3
At ths Steamship Landing, Indianola, Texas
THlri new end spacious Hotel, situated on
Bay street, adjoining the steamship land-
ing, with a commanding view of the harbor
and surrounding country, was opened on the
nineteenth day of December, 1863. The pro-
prietor, having been liberally sustained in this
"''/for th* last Ave years, has now erected a
HOTEL, oommensurote with th6 increased
trade and travel of the oountry, and i> pre-
pared to accommodate in superior style, all
who may patronise him. The edifice con-
tains, on the first floor, a ladies' and gentle-
men's saloon, and a dining saloon, 6S by 25
feet r—on the second aad third floor. 22 rooms,
13 by 16 feet eaoh, well veatilated. These,
with transverse halls on each floor, and 1st,
2nd and 3d story galleries, each fronting the
bay, 14 by 75 feet, wiU afford superior ventila-
tion and Inviting promenades to ladies, gentl
omen and ehildren. There are also attached
ample promenade grounds, on whieh flower
gardens will be cultivated.
The proprietor makes no pledge farther
than that guaranteed by his past oonrse, and
the heavy amount he has now Invested for the
oomfort and accommdation of the public, from
whom he solicits a liberal patronage.
46 CASIMIR VILLENEUVE.
thlsoffl^B|,nl1 Field Surveys forsale at
" ""hi «hoik a04,
80 Uli. -
For any two of the four Reviews - - 5 00
For any three of the four Reviews - - 7 00
For all four of tho Reviews - - - - 8 00
For Blackwood's Magazine - - - - 300
For Blackwood and three Reviews - 9 00
For Blackwood and the four Reviews • 10 00
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vance. Monty current in the State where
issued will be received at par.
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above prices will be allowed to Clubs order-
ing four or more copies of any one or more of
the above works. Thus : Four eopies of
131 § kwood, or of any oue Review, will be
setot to one address for 99 ; four copies of the
' Blackwood for 930; and
In all the principal ~~
works will be delivered, "Free ol
When sent by mail, the Postage to any part
of the United States will be but Twenty-
four Cents a year for " Blackwood," and
but Fourteen Cents a year for eaoh of the
THE FARMER'S GUIDE.
To Scientific and Practical Agriculture.-
By Henry Stk.phkns, F. R. S., of Edigburgh
and the late j. P. Nobton Professor of Scien-
tific Agrioulture in Yale College, New Haven
2 vols. Royal Octavo. 1600 pages, and nu-
merous Wood and Steel Engravings.
This is, confessedly, the mostoompletework
on Agrioulture ever published, and in order
to give it a wider circulation the pu blishe
have resolved to reduoe the price to
FIVE DOLLARS FOR THE TW(i
When sent by mail (postpaid) to California
and Oregon the price will be (7. To every
other part 01 the Union and to Canada (post
paid), 80. iST This work is not the old
Book qf the Farm."
Remittance for any
tions should always be addressed, post paid
to the Publishers.
LEON \ RD SCOTT k CO.,
No 54 Gold Street New York.
Of all disease, the great first cause
Springs from neglect of Nature's laws.
SUFFER KTOO? I
When a CURE is guaranteed
IN ALL STAGES OF
Self-abuse, Nervous Debility, Strictures,
(3 loots, Gravol, Diabetes, Diseases of the
Kidneys and Bladder, Morourial Rhournn.
tism. Scrofula, Pains in tho Bones and An.
kios. Diseases of' the Lungs, Throat, Nose
and Eyes, Ulcers upon the Body or Limbs,
Canoers, Dropsy, Epiliptio ^ts,, St. Vita's
Dance, and all Diseases arising/rom a do
rangemont of the riexual Organs.
Such as Nervous trembling, Loss of Mom
ory, Loss of Power, General Weakness, Dim
ness of Vision, with peculiar spots nppoaring
before tho oyes, Loss of Sight, Wakefulness,
Dyspepsia, Livor Disease, Eruptions upon
the face, Pain in the back and boad, Fomole
irregularities, and all improper discharges
from both sexes. It matters not from what
cause tho disease originated, however long
obstinate the case,recovery is cer-
CARCEL STREET, SAN AN'WiflJX-
| HE Underaigned having leased tliis~
I well known Hotel and Boarding!
House, lias had the saine thoroughly;
renovated and re-furnished, and'is^pWf"
now fully prepared to accommodate Bijiti
tain, and In a shorter time thnn a permanent
cure can be effected by any other treatment,
even after the disoase has baffled tho skill of
eminent physicians and resisted all thoir
means of cure. The medicines are p* *ant
without odor, causing no siokness, e feo
from mercury or balsam.- During . irenty
years of practice, I have- rosoued from the
jaws of Death, many thousands, who, in the
last stages of the above mentioned diseases
had been given up to die by their nhysSjin"
which warrants nw W *o
all who may give him a call. His liouS
ie admirably situated, being on Caret*,
street, about one square below the Mar-
ket, and having a STABLE attached.,ia
finely adapted to the wants of his pat-
rons and friends who may be coming in
from the country or neighboring towns.
He hopes by strict attontion to the n<-
eeaaitiea ofliia cnatoi >o~, ymd l>
his charges moderate, to receive a liberal /
share ol public patronage. /./
á w. McAllister, /
Snn Antonio, April 3. :57 81.v_* '
Castroville, Médlna Couitft/) Texas.
MADAME TARDE bees to inform
her numorous patrons ana the travelling
community, that the above welj Jiflown e*-'
tablisbmentbanr recently undergopo a t horough
repair, and has been fitted «pin a "Superior
style, and she is now enabled to accommodate
boarders, by the day, week or month-;—- -
Her table will always be supplied ^rltÜ the
best the market affords, and no pains or e/
ponse will be spared to make her hotel (wlf
it is already acknowledged to be) one of J
first in Western Téxas. Faraijies desif
private apartments can be accommodated J
they can enjoy all the oomforts of a rer
an i provepder <
3 past favors, the F
premises. Thankfnl Ú. r— , —-
prletress solicits the continuance of as liberal
a share of publio patronage as she has re
1^* A LARGE STORB, attached
hotel, to be let.
Castroville, Medina Cn
T"*HB undersigbed havi-
k formerly well know
™ same thornnu
GEO. S. MENEFEE,
37-ly Ihoiakola, Texas.
D Y virtue of a Deed of Trust to me.
V C. D. Lytle, as Trustee, for the benefit of
Sam.fi. Smith, executed by Samuel Hall, and
bearing date 6th day of May, 1855, at the
Courthouse door, in the city of San Antonio,
between lawful hours, on the FIRST TUES-
DAY IN JUNE NEXT, I will offer at pub-
lic sale, for cash, to the highest bidder,
In the city of San Antonio, or so much thereof
as may be necessary to secure the amount
secured by the sold Deed of Trust.
The said lots are particularly described In
the Deed of Trust, recorded in the Reoords of
the ooung. of Bexar, Book N NoM,^age.
ilvos, trader my
ly euro. Seoret
«mies to hoalth, as
Casos, and should
Dieted, who i
care, a perfoi
diseases are the greai
they are the first oaus
Sorofula and many other
be a terror to tbo human family, as a perma-
nent eure is scarcely over efiocted, a majority
of tho cases falling into the hands of incompe-
tent persons, who not only fail to eure tho dis-
eases but ruin the constitution, filling the sys>
torn with mercury, which, with the disease,
hastens tho sufferer into rapid consumption.
But should the disease and the treatment
not oauso death speodlly, and the victim mar-
ries, the disease is entailed upon the children,
who are born with feeble constitutions, and
the current of life corrupted by a virus whioh
betrays itself in sorofula, tetter, ulcers, erup-
tions and other affections of the skin, eyes,
throat and lungs, entailing upon them a brief
existence of suffering, and consigning tbem
to an early grave.
SELF ABUSE is another formidable ene-
my to health, for nothing else in the dread
catalogue of human diseases causes so destruct
ivo a drain upon the system, drawing its thous-
ands of victims through a few years of suffering
down to an untimely grave. It destroys the
nervous system, rapidly wastes away the en-
ergies ot life, causes mental derangement,
the sufferer wrecked in body and mind, . re-
disposed to consumption and a train of evils
mora to be dreaded than death itself, With
the fullestoonfiilenoe 1 assure the unfortunate
victims of srlf-abuM^that a permanent and
speedy curs, oan be affected, and with the
abandonment of roanos practices, my pa-
tients can be restored to robust, vigorous
The afflioted are cautioned against the use
of Patent Medicines, for there are so many
ingenious snares in the columns of the poblle
prints to catoh and rob the onwary sufferers,
that millions have their constitutions ruined
by the vile compounds of quack doctors or
the equally poisonous nostrums vended as
" Patent Medicines." I have carefully ana-
lysed many of the so called Patent Medicines
and find that nearly all of them contain Cor-
rosive Sublimate, which is one of the strong-
est preparations of mercury, and a deadly
poison, whioh, instead of curing the disease,
disables the system tor life.
Three fourths of tt *
in use are pot op by __
ant persons who do not
ished, and is no«f
date all who may
house Is admi
ty and public gchi
Table will bo
i,vo "• •"«> aasossuoi uuruigODIVDt,
svents the proper development of the sys-
n, disqualifies for marriage, society, busi-
is, and all earthy happiness, and leaves
always well supplied with, the best the,
ket affords, and he hopes by Btrict nttontioc,
to the i omfort of his patrons, and by making
"loderate charges, to receive a liberal sharo*
lood Stabling attached to the llatol'.
„ , , AUGÜ-TUS SOMMEIt.
Castroville, Out 1857:n36tf
Rocky Mountain Hotel,
(by b. w. gillock.se
9 Ban Antonio at,, El Paso
THE Proprietor would rest
fully inform his Mends ani
public, that he has opened the
and ia prepared to aooommódi
suitable quarter*. Permanent
transient guests will be made e
J *The Table will be al
plfea, and the charges moderi
T OST, CERTIFICA!'
it ed to Felix Losoyo toi
3d day of November, 1
from within the time presoril
plication will be made to "
a duplicate. UBl.
San Antonio, Feb. 26, 1968.
Ved to Pedro Jose Ximenes. dated fl
Jose Ximenps, dated Octo
acres. Unless heard fiW,
183T, tor 1280 ... lm
within th* time prescribed bylaw, appliestio.
«ate. B"de 10 ®Bfy ftVlT
Baa Antonio, Feb 86. 1866. tow
, ^°*t Certificate,
I OST, CASTRO'S COLONY CERTI-
L FICATB, No. 7 , forSÍOA^rf™
in the nana of Anton Schott, issued br C
of Castro's Colony? in
lien of bnlnnee of Certificate No. 8 for «¡40
„• f K. POTSIIUIu
San Antonio, April 17, 1850.
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