The Weekly Southern Intelligencer. (Austin City, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, July 28, 1865 Page: 1 of 4
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PARTURE OF THE MAILS,
" ' y, Friday
r utd Friday, at 6
every Moaday, Thursday,
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Wednesday and Friday, at 6
Blame not the bowl-tbe fruitful bowl,
Whence wU and mirth and music snrinjr.
And atuber drop* Elysian roU, P S
To h«th« i-ove'k deligl
Eagle duloon is well
l&ftat i* it tut ■ map of tusg lift?"
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AUSTIN CITY, FRIDAY, JULY 28,
P - wi,th, * complete assortment of LIQUORS,
I " V" - ™r~«w MevitiutM ui «41VIU 1/(10.
Jiut received from Matamoros, Mexico, cootistiDir,TS
part, of fine Comae Brandy, French Brandy and
plnger Brandy, Choice old Bourbon and Mononca
hela Whisky t old Port Wine, Native Wine and Hock
Wine: East India Pine Apple and Arrie Punch: old
London |Tom Gin Cordial, Schiedam fichnans • fine
oldHollandGiniSraBdy bberrie* Br.nd^r^
Absvnth and Anisetta, and other assorted Liquors.
Also Choice Can Fruits, embracing Pine Apples.
Peaches, Pears and Prunes; also Oysters, Sardine ,
Pick es, Worcester Sauce, Pepper'Sauce and Tomato
Virginia Tobacco, Havana Cigars, Oar
rett antra, &c , $c.
1 on the.
na been ■ , ■ ^
fitted up; and is one of the finest Saloons in the
?#u <Jon a Mteve it, call and aee,
will find, the accommodating and attentive
JJ( L. NITS0HKK & CO,
55™" ~V • -rr—•— — ■ wiunuuiaij
where ihey are prepared to make and ren
MATTRAs'eS ANb PURNiTURE of all Wnds.
. Upholsterers and Mattrass
Makers- Have re-opened their Shop on Con
gréss Avenue, opposite K. Tillman's Confectioner
Pianos polUhed at short notice. Bed Furiüture of
•HWnd •***!« to order, including Bed Clothing.
Old Furniture and Buggies repaired, and £>ld on
commission. Gentlemen wanting offices furnished,
can be accommodated to their entire satisfaction.
Terms cash. Country produce taken at mar-
ket prices. 1-3—ot28
-I have prepared a Digest of the
| Statutes of Texas, in' force,
, as notes under each amended or
and also .not* of the decisions of
x Of Texas, and of the United
force, as to show
•o as to enable the
6 Courts, to consult, at a glai
th<a old law, the
tTof numbering the articles and the note ,
fk*e no repetition*, hue been ««served ; and
nth-re has bwn reference, by the Supreme
fTexai. or of the United otates, to either the
I «bo to ! preserved, so as to render many
taíelüíiblp, which will but be so, when these
'¡*l! lie lengnr «.i-cossible,
n will «¡so contain an appendix, which will
. &e Statute* of the United States, and such
t of the " Confederate States" as will be of
|&e Courts of Texas. Th* work has been rnt-
cd by «orne of tfee.beat legal mind
be ti',1 tiwi years of research ajid
KJigiBg and indexing «ouid m«ieit.
on to ga North, wkhfo a few weeks,
polished l.t the latest !yW of law
llog in the Unitf'ct Sta-ea, .TChate
an fwwaid mft.TliN-lyOLLATW
u-val.-nr, ttup >viii ha Mrt t0 tlunr
. MKH Éteí l'rice fee l'-M, the bal
uatifid. ilioie really wishing so in-
i work, are «xpeeied to pay in advance,
1 and cheapen the publication.
stidrece, during the printing, will be at
- r, 0. C.
/ se'victfs to thoi'o desiring to prose-
i for !tian"v or ispcetial amtienty. and tu
fcants litwiring my oervicea in the Eastern
Sy fartlitleo wit jíKünnt sispetior aílyantages.
trj r.us wtU necessarily involve som.4' expense
cJe.n e, a rfáiii'er correapoiiding to the
" the business must it. variably accompa
U'wi! for my mn-vice . For the present,
dHreeaed to hb at. Auatin, or to i. \
'dial, San Autonio. Notice wlU be
f tifpmute t
i Which p'jbliah thHmítica, at the
hé paid in copie* (tí the
am. w. paschal.
I rates, will he
[BM PROVOST MAWHAÍ. «BNEn AL, i
-f Texas, Oslvojt.m, June «8,13«5. i
fftuw ly «lavés, nre «arne tív enj..inert
Ithar former masters, under such con-
oHmaily for thn present time. Their
• ** ^at of !h-iir fritter masters,
I requiring their *ervicr-.g, render such
*ad of vital iiri[K>rUiiee, until per
..went arc rniid'i under the auspice* of
«Bureau. If mast he borne iu im'nd,
that cruel treatment or improper
Y giren ta employer will not be
' both parlies to the coJitt ait made,
„ ~ Jtiml to Its fulfillment on their part,
w romerly ulave.8 will Ha permitted to
ifcwomehfarei without pasm it or
s ^ ju8hc« of tnc cinim fur mioh
a sure to be productive of vice,
wilt!e Ho mtwreic. «f ttui, oomtn
í1 tSw W6o
>• b!% to« j,
to bear thdr full
ost Marehalc end
•iet are charged
werto oarry out
, of ToxnB.:..
Ci renter one
'rovost Matshal ot
v,rv4' 4W ww *«m no awt just
upaned a No. I Restaurant and Beer Saloon. Day,
m .rest of the 3£ff,ormoPt£ boarder , can be accommodated In
Statutes of Texas, in' force, m®? «d*f«ctory manner. He.will keep on hand
i nnder each amended or TIO$AR?Rfi*Pt>^?nt a tF?UIT8aAM? ^ONFEC-
•ecidon.of TIOÑARÍEb, Cgars and J^ ^fet l FR
THE GEM.—TMt bar is situated on die Avenue,
just opposite Rutherford & Rector's. I keep on
hand ever* description of pure LIQUORS, best
Havana Cigars and Ne. 1 Virginia Tobacco. Gen-
tlemen who deeire to be served by an attentive bar-
keeper,. In an orderly house, are solicited to call
Best Ban Antonio Beer on hand.
1-3—ot5 F. HANKE.
DR. J. H, BERNDON, office up atairs, Room No. 1,
filler's Suildlo . Pecan St- Messages san be left
at the store of Mr. Emanuel, In his absence from his
f C- PKTMfCCKY, takes this method of informing
J • the citizens of Austin and vicinity, that he litis
opened his Shop on Congress Avenue, next door to
the Avenue Hotel, where he is prepared to mako and
repair all varieties of fire arms. He solicito a share
of patronage, oasuifng all who may patronize him,
the execution of his work, will
that his terms, and
(rive Satisfaction July 5, 1805.
Wíl. SHAHP, rtapectfully announces to the citi
siena of Austin and surrounding country, that
he has resumed his business of Painting, Glazing and
Paper Hanging. He may he lound at his old shop,
opposite Tillman's, where he will he pleased to re-
reive orders for work.
¿mtiq, July?. 1885. 1-1—ot25
" • Merchant, No. Pf5 Common St., New Orleans, La.,
store No. 3# Texas Street, Shreveport For sale r
exchange for Cotton, Wool or Aides, (by the whole-
sale,) Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats. Rope, Nails,
Coffee, A*. Advances made on Cotton arid Woo),
by W. A Wyman, Asrent 1-2—0t5
M- SWENSON, C«mmls«ion and Forwarding
Merchant, No. 86. Common St., New Orleans.
wrest of his patrons.
New Orleans, June 54.18fl5
«elves one door be
We have established our
selves one door below Wro. Oliphant's Jewelry
Establishment, on Pecan St., and are prepared to
execute ail wo;k lit our Hne on the sftortegt notice, in
a manner surpassed by none, for CASH. Orders for
undertaking promptly filled, and Hoarse always on
3-3 ENGLAND A HANN1G.
DR. A. A3,-41 G would respectiuiiy aonaunoe to the
citizens of Austin and vicinity, that he has perma
nently located in Austin, and offers his professional
aervices to the public. • He e D he found at all hour#
(when not professionally engaged) at his Drug Store,
in the Sweosou Building, Üottgroas Anmue, where
he will keep a constant supply of fresh Drugs and
GITY HOTEi«.~Thi* commodious and
situated houíe has as¡ain beoa opened for the
accommodation of the public. Situated in a pleasant
and rerirpd part of the city, it present many advan-
tage to a'i who may wish a <)uiet and orderly hat-
Toruis moderate. M. «. PAYNE.
Au tin, July 0,1665. 1-1—otS
E MCLAUGHLIN, Tailor. Thankful for past fa
'« ton, Would moat retpectfol'-, JL
that he ha removed to the joom
by Mr. Penrod, where all buainea lo hl
promptly attended to, and on liberal terms.
Austin. July 18,18*5.
ARRKR SHOP —I b ve jn*t prepared my el
serve nil my old cueiorcers and the public i
itiy, in mjr h«e Of bunm *. I -will be found at all
hour , at the Old stand, a few door above Cook'
Hot«i)ltWJ«re i willittg, to «erve «21 who may favor
rue tath a call, in the hüect aml most approved style.
.■ DUKE FLOURWOf.
A Ü8TÍN CITY BARBERSHOP---£. A. Robinson ia
ü iaoldina forth oue door below Broth's. All those
wishing to avail themielve of his tentorial ability,
will be served «n the shortesi notice. Hair Curtirtfc,
done in the late t «tyk
ShaiiSpOotüng and Dyeing, do ■■■■ _
lllier ) p*t.r'jBhge la solicited. t-S—o
v; Law, Aaifcia.
„ Attorney and Coumrt llor 'at
^RBCTOR, at «M¿dáá"2f £ i
a good aa-
G0or e«, CO -
t Clotiitttg, Cal-
if! Book*, (National
with a variety of
i cali arid ex-
* rhe P
g additions to
bargains a* will
from tlW country
U ODice on
SHELLEY, Ñ. tí,
Attorney at L«w, Austin, Texas.
DOARDING.-M^ Sterne can accommodate * few
IP aiogto gentlemen with board, at her dwelling on
Boh á'Arc street She has rooms for two famiU¿, if
w* l5om? we pleasantly situated, and in
m quiet neignborhood. 1.9
"Shoot Folly as it Flies."
The Years, children of old father
Time—the maker and the finisher, the
creator ^ and destroyer — successively
spring into existence, run their brief
race, die, and are inurned with their
kindred dead in the grave of the mighty
Past. The Years die—Time lives, and
pursues his weary, but inevitable jour-
ney to eternity. Who shall attempt
to describe the giant events, the start-
ling scenes compassed in the little span
of life of the last four Years—-the throes
and convulsions of a nation in revolu-
tion, the terrible shock of the deadly
conflict and the mighty changes wrought
in consequence of battles lost and won ?
Who can foretell what will transpire in
the coming four years? None. But
all may learn some lesson of wisdom
from the history of the past, to guide
our course of aotion in the undeveloped,
uncertain future. Radical errors have
existed j let as in commencing life anew
as it were, correct or amend them. One
error, so universally practised as to have
almost become a governing principle
of society, is that wealth, not merit, has
been made the standard of fitness and
eligibility for position and distinction;
the magic wand to transform drivelling
idiots into men and women of eminent
ability and rare maidenly accomplish-
ments ; the " open sesame" to good so
ciety, and the infalible test of all
elegance and gentility. Modest, but
positive ability dwelliug among the
humbler classes of society, if not en-
tirely overlooked, has been too often!
set aside, in the " busy strife of life,"
to give place to' less merit, but more
If. Too often lias the " poor but hon
Letter from Georgetown.
Georgetown, July 15, 1865.
Dear Intelligencer : Mr. Scrub be-
ing out of town, I haAe concluded to
write you this week. The latest item
of news at this writing, is the fact that
a large snake
A friend relate* the following adven-
ture to which he was an eye wituess, at
Brownsville: "As soon as Geo- Brow a,
the commander of the National forces,
took possession of the place, large num-
bers of enterprising speculators who
had emigrated to l&udeo, l^d were
broken up by the smash-up of the Con-
federacy, came to the GeMral, with
was caught last night.
We fancy we hear your readers all long and doleful tales of the pel ocution
exclaim at once " How ?" All in good ^e7 bad endured which caused them
time, my dear readers. I will here state 1 ^ ^ * " '
the facts : my hen's nests were continu-
ally being robbed by something, and, as I
conjectured, by asoake. Accordingly
I took an egg, broke the small end, in-
serted a fish-hook and rcplaoed it in
the nest. Next morning on going to
examine my hook, sure enough there
was his snakeship, hanging safely to it.
If you have anything in the way of news
that can beat this, I would be pleased
to hear it. We have been having
abundant rain all oyer the country.
Where the corn crops were not too far
advanced it will do infinite good. But
I fear in most cases the rain did not
come soon enough, though it will have
the effect of keeping the stalk green for
a much longer period, and enable the
farmer to save his fodder. The peo-
ple are busy now getting out their
wheat, and the yield, 1 believe, will
amount to an average. I hear great
oomplaint of the grass-hoppers destroy-
ing gardeus, in places almost entirely,
and damaging the corn to a considera-
ble extent. The prairies have since
the rain begun to doff their faded car-
pet jfor one of a brighter hue, and they
bid fair soon to look like early spring.
Yours truly, M113- SCRUB. .
Maximilian's Keturn to Kurope —
—For nearly two monjtbs we have, day
, after day assured our readers, stating
est" man of senser been torced to look j on the very best authority, that the
in pity or contempt, npon the supercil-1 Emperor Maximilian felt not only his
ious airs assumed towards him by sons : empire, but himself personally, in apo*
and daughters of wealth possessed of; sition of so much peril, that he liad
víiü'it*y¥n^"pí!&e sJffu)iedfc td freight a already made all his arrangenieti/for
vessel, but not enougu brains to fill a j abdicating the throne of Mexico,
lady's thimble. What bettí>c time than j and returning to Euyo'pe. Most people
the present, to combat this vitul error j were unwilling to believe io the ac*
by tho vicissitudes of relentless war, j aíio^s that it came from a quarter in
have become " poor indeed." Will I which there could be no misunder-
they, because their riches have depart-' standing as to the real stato of mat-
ed, accept the degrading proposition ' ters. We have now a confirmation of
that they are less respectable and con-
to emigrate." The General would hoar
their tales patiently, and would then
tell them "tnat his Government was un-
der no obligations to furnish Mexican
speculators transportation |o their
homes." One day, a rough looking chap
entered, and addressing the General,
said, "General Brown, I have been a
Confederate soldier, and have fought
you for the last four jeai and did my
best to overthrow the United States
Government, and now I am whipped,
aad want you to give me transport
tion to my home in Northern Texas.'1
The General arose from his seat, and
said, "give me your hand, my good fel-
low, you are the first man I havo met
to-day," and turning to bis Quarter-
master, ordered him to ñtrnish the man
transportation, and pay him ten dollars,
and oharge it to bis account. This is
a true fact.
What a Woman would do ik shk
Could.—Mrs. Caroline D. Hall writes
to the Boston Advertiser : "If 1 were
wealthy I would immediately establish
a school to teach poor rough women to
wash common elothes well, and to clcan
house without doing mischief, at fifty
cents a day and their lioard. At this
pricc, far better wages than these
women now earn, hundreds of me-
chanic's families in every large towu
would hire at least two days' work a
week. Then I would train a class of
girls to mend furniture, to repair
veneering, to put on bolts, locks, &c.,
to bang wiudows and st t glass. The
ÍMfam'-Vf«v*^rr^tie tifXágm do these,
things themselves. \,y
pay to have them done/ Of U ( ro
skillful workers, would not you oi 4 bo
to correct it? Tens of tboiu- j curacy of waf information, notwithstand- glad to find a deft, tjdy wdman w\c
ed in ailiaenoe and luxury, <Vur repeated and emphatic assur- could hang paper, paint mock boarún#
? •• i* _ * I i-t.-i. Ji t patch broken graining, clean brasses
or silver, to its very best ? Could not
some women, like some men hi France,
make a profession of the packiug of
trunks, of china, pictures, books and
soon? Oh there jiro plenty of waya
to help them, if you but believe the
sequeiitiy entitled to le¿>s respect, than
when they rolled iu wealth ? With o tit
self-debasement they cannot. Are they
net now, morally and intellectu-
ally, the equals of themselves iu days
past, when fortune smiled and all wont
with them 41 merry as a marriage .bell ?
None dare deny it. Then let them, let
1 it from tho Times of yesterday. Our
cotcmporary says : "M, Eloin, the
special envoy of the Emperor Maxi-
milian, arrived yesterday in Paris,
from Vienna, where, it is said, with
the aid of King Leopold, he succeeded
in prevailing on the Emperor of Aus-
tria to reinstate his brother Maximil-
An Obliging OjríEK.—-Harper's
Weekly has a cut representing an in-
terview between Secretary St-ward and
Uncle Sam. Seward stands, hat in
hand, in the "pre&ence," and with a
ian in all hia agnatic rights in the
all of us pull dowu this false standard j event of bis returning to that country;"
of qualification for preferment and
vancemeut, and of fitness to gain JPH JH I
entre to society, and establish in its : aggressive are the Jaureis party mi
stead, if a less golden, a purer and i Mexico, that Maximilian's return to' . -. ... - - fAll ^ .Ao
a better one—the standard of worth,' Eu?opo may be confideatly expected m 1 &dm> ,l0pic tarea. cry . Yank e,
,d ad. Í We repeat what we' h vo before s¿\l, «f «acanta under his arm
in the! again and again, that so powerful and laIj<illc. • damages against England
*u« .To™ for Anglo-rebel piracies,' which ho is
about to present for paymcut.
, Attorney mi CiXWeUor kt Law, j
llüiuaus, w. L. it 0, l-, Attorney «oj conaaa-
l0r* at b*w' Coo«: fw* A*""®0' Austin. 13
.. tSTIN LODGE, No. X?, A. F. & A. M.-8larwJ
.it meetings every first Hntorday uight, tisofa mouib.
Bi o. Geo. W. g. Browne, W. M, Km 1. M. WanifleW,
S W. Pro. D. W. C. i- W. Bro. Sw*nU-
f«m, Kecietory. ___ \±.
T OHE ffVAR < ílíAPTKR, rvi «. H. A R.A.8.
U M. —Stated meeiin^evw j seroul *turday aighi
to ctch month. M> E- Hear Tb-f ■>*. H P. £. M.
II. Bower , K. h. J. T. ' ' •""
PaliM, Recorder, . }j¡¡-
morality and intelligence. HENRICO.
An Incidbnt.—A Confederate officer
who was on his way back to his home
in Georgia was out near the Nashville
depot yesterday. He was suddenly sur-
prised at being surrounded by five *>r
six negroef who had recognized him
aad jumped down fr^m their wagons
to ran and meet him. They were dri-
ving Government teáu a. He recog-
nized them as Lis own ' nogroea who
had followed the Federat army off; tbey
begged him to take them back home
with him, that they would bo "de best
niggas ho ever seed" if he would. Ar-
rangements were made, and o aster
and negroes all left m the train for
Georgia together last night,-— Louis-
tf'lk Journal, June 20Ih.
.. ■ - 1 —
Aop.icrr.TURK.—-Novhi:^ can more
fully prove tho ingratitude of mankind
a few months.
e coonaenwy funf?oieu m \—- - -
.-London Morning Ad. a b-!(i^iwtaort qf a suiilc u l
face, dressed m coat, vest and panM of
— the American flag pattern, thus in-
than the little regard
posers of bono>*r
Qualifications fob Matrimony.
The clergy of Iceland have the author-
ity conferred by law, to refuse to
marry a woman unless she car. read'
and write. The power is given upon
the sound principle, that a woman
must first be qualified ta inntruet her
offspring before aho be permitted to
marry. This principle, says au ex'
•c hange paper, fully aad un i versa! 1
itcted on, would advance the wor
more rapidly in its carecr of improve-
ment than any other cause within the
range of possibility. Were all women
instructed and educated according to
their capabilities, there wonld bo as
extent and decree of domestic
structs the Secretary, who baa the " lit-
tle bill" under hia arm : U 3.—
" Now, William, you can tell Mr. Bull,
tím W ft will be any convenience to
him, I will take out some of tho ai .cyi i
be owes in colonies."
Excusing Immorality — There la
no more imperative duty on tbe part of
tii': public preis'i than to condomn im-
morality and to wlvooato the causo uf
virtue, as this is the very foundation
stono upon which tho whole super-
structure of society rents.- The pub-
lic presH is looked to by tho people
everywhere, to uphold tho cauae of
edu-! moral i, and whenever a dangerous ia-
cation that would infloenoe more favor-1 novation Is made, to sound tfa« a'*rra,
ably the character of a people, than tbe j that, they , ma v be ou their ga;*Ml, aifd
best organized school systems. The jibus be enabled to protect thfuiifll ves.
latter indeod cannot have their full;—Exchange. ,
effect without the former. What is , L~~"Z rr - i,
effected partially by law in a primitive captured archives ol tato
ityKke loefaud, caubee^cted J® of robel T1
ftov. Hum#- papers are Hill oj the
«eerct hÍBtory of tne rebellion, jiinoag
codr.nnu;.ity like Ioefaud
much more largely in comrnui.ities
more cultivated ai,d artificial by'moral
yc 'ntlaence and public opinion.
. Kt. B. Grtóftm,
Sr. Kt. CIWilM#
Kaep your heart
always ready for
other papers on tile, tod endoised by
Harris, is a proposition to aas«safriate
Gov. Johnson, in Nashville ~¿Wr*A-
bis. M P
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