Weekly Democratic Statesman. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 78, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 22, 1880 Page: 4 of 4
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ttwrzTjT & mourns.
JANUARY 22 lfiSO
SINfiS OP THE
;;;!( lal Proceeding.
: day sroitxiNQ stssiox.
AciTW January 14 1680.
.(n G.iipe mtt in Senate chamber
! o'clock a. Jd. . Worthy ilaater
: cr3 prtt:nt as yeprprday cxrept
A. Ii. CanHoU Worthy Gate
r appeared and aE6umed his po--i.
. ; of yesterday read and ap-
';mT.iitce on credentials made the
'iviUvi ai litional report:
y;jur committee find the follow
fi'jlcateB present and entitled to
s ia tiiis State Grange: J. C. Hilla
i of Favette. II. A. Btimper of
r Tnomas Nash of Dallas. Ward
'yet Clay J. C Carter and wife
: i Uiver Jarncs Lockbart of Mont-
ry J. N. Price of Itjckwall T
:utt of Collin.
o alio find that the name of Sister
: r of "Williamson waa inadvert-
? emitted in tha report of ytster
and -recommend that she with
-. nbovo named brethren be seated
Vh.cit report was upon motion
: ; ! tt of Worthy Treasurer being
f . -(:c:al order of the hour was read
! r-krrcd to Committee on Finance
: 'irt of the Ex. Committee was
'.. un 1 that pnrt of it referring to
- ( o waa referred to Committee on
u.e and that part relating to the
1 of the order was referred to Com
:t-e on Good of the Order.
;.-(). Ferguson of Allium ollered a
lution rtriucetin our reprcsenta-
i ia CjriE;ress to oppose the passage
.! .sator li-fyard's money bill which
' rcftrred to Committee on Good of
i hi Worthy JLiatcr then read a Bup-
' ntiit report.
Uum motion of Bro. Ling of Cher
tuu Master's address together
the sapplcment was referred to a
o il committee to be raised whose
y it shall bo to apportion for con-
dition tho various sugfrestions to
Ri'i.ropriato committees. '
';o. Mitchell of Brszoa offered the
vin hmendment: That that part
un to the A. & M. Collcce be con
: r-il by shid Bpecial committee.
i ho rcHoiution v& amended was then
i i.c following brothers were then ap
.::('.! as tue special committee on
y 'L's address etc: II. Mitch
' x.i.itoa- Ferguson of Milam Long
Cherokee Iltllsinan of Fayette Nash
Ufport of district deputy lecturer
f.tward waa read and referred to
ntiuttce on Lecturing
import of L O. 11. liichardson dis
t dei'uiv lecturer was read and re'
- red to the same committee.
Tho report oi the Committee on
j iLntii'.a seating Brother M. D. K
"ior cf Marion was adopted.
i" h o report of Committee on Rood of
OrJer on the memorial of Concord
Nil. .ri4. rprrardinrf tha nrir.
i -o of the State right to the Clement
l .ir!i?jirnf ova rparl and rnfnrrprl tn
- . - - -"f-i - r -
s Committee on Good of the Order.
Upon motion Brother J. C. Carter
Kt Jliver county was added to
i Committee on Lecturing and
her T. M. Doott of Collin was
!o.l to the Committee on A2ncul
j aud Agricultural Education.
i i motion Brother Scott of Collin
. a i i 1 1 1 1 r.
i' Addre3 vand Supplement and
.e chairman of tne same.
ljiwu iuubiwti vjauiii;LU
.i..;sov33 added to tho Committee
i lio memorial of Brother T. A.
ach of Burnet asking the remiS'
i of dues of the sub-pranges from
--y l to Juno so 1S31 was re-
'i io thiTCcmmittoe on Finance.
Tho report of Brother Ferguson
trict lecturer was referred to the
nruittee on. Finance.
Hie resolution of Brother Ferguson
M.lam was rt ferred to the Commit-
n Good of the Order.
Tha vtsolutlon of Brother Ferguson
. 1 1 Ikn.n...... I 1 I . .
i yea and' others upon tho currency
.cstion. was referred to the Commit-
on Good of tho Order.
1'ri'U-crs J.'E. Gray of Washington
. I(-ckhftrt cf Montgomery L. Si
Vi"t of Delta J. N. Trice of
. 'v'Vhl! and II. C. Lcavorton of
;sto' were appointed ft Committee
Ii"uea"0 and Fer Diem.
A resolution offered by Brother
cf Cherokee ' in regard to the
nion of the Hockdale plan of co-
: tion was read and referred to the
iruittee cu Co-cpeoration.
Another resolution by the same ask
r for tho appointment of a commit
to investiRato the plan of cotton
.urea speculation was referred to
r.uuittee on Good of the Order.
K -.solution offered by Brother W. V
: cock of Bell in regard to the re-
rC ututaof tho Executive Commit
wm referred to Committee on
.1 of the Order.
The memorial of Sycamore Grange
. lull of Hamilton county asking
ii sioa of ones was referred to the
nviUittcc on Finance.
: ; : resolution ctlered on yesterday
' r.f.-iiier W. A. fcmitb of Harrison
i ; aviut a day for the Grange to
ti:-o various public institutioi.s of
S. ito located at this place being
eru-cial order of business for
' '. i r. . was by consent taken
ss-.d Jifter discussion was upon mo
v lmleimJtely postponed
i n: ;:o then a-ijurncd till 3 o'clock
o'o'i ek r. m. Grango resumed
r: t-l'iccri aa in the morning.
... n rail of conumttcss the Commit
u Good of the Oider made the fol
v;r report: :
'i; your c inmit'ee to whom was
s -i the following resolution offer
1 ! rotaer n. A. Brooks of BS-
. L ive had the same under consid
'i an i respectfully recommend
'-; fame do pass:
' t ' TJiat wc as ratrons of bus
i arc- opposed t the sale ordeal-
. ki in any way intoxicating liquors
i . rvri go -
- .-ti'ott and resolution were
c-'-nv.uitlce would fu.ther rec
i tl itthi following resolution
i ! v B other Brooks do not pass:
? That we appoint eommit-
i i the scxt se.-sion of the
. ti brtng before that body
r : j 'C-.s for legislation as may
rvo rur interest.
; i t;..d without inftntctioa.
-1 . ' iiitus have also had under
:i the recommendation of
r i ' . .v l- j Xo r& i that the Texas
i;. . p-oref-.ase the exclusive
- - i! t'.e Cktnrnt attachment In
- ot T sss an i beg leave to re-
: h inv:?gattoa we find the
' . .; unablo if i; were other-t-
make said purchase
'. i". -j jt c3 sskod by the own
" r; ; ;v: tLat jca concur in this
- r. "l i'; rr r.-'-m the whole mat-
"" J '-' '' t C.-nwnt attachment
"2 " cf B ic-th of Ltmar
. ! ?. t ; a' 1 cv-nuii;tce to be
- "'; r--To.
-- ' i ? L-.y? !' considered
' : ! tj BrnlerD. S.
:-'o;-; th:;t tie Worthy
i t a reciia ueruty for
. V . .. v. tr.i rtc.-rar-.csd that
.. - i Ltt v . for the reason
'. ':tve urjp-e provision has al-
. j csai by tliia bt-dy for lec
turers and deputies for all the counties
of the State. B B Beairjd
Wm II. Wi ors
Wm. D. GsirriTn
AVu. M. Feuocsox
Tne Commute on F.nwce male thi
To the Wot thy Miiur ud Members of ltte
Tczma euto iirkogc:
We your Committee on Finance beg
leave to mike the following report:
We have examined the rep -Jiti of the
executive comm ttee treasurer and
M cretsry and find tbem correct and
recommend that they be approved by
the State Grange.
H. C. Dial
J. W. Kesnkdt
Which report noon motioA was
Committee on Finance made tne fol
lowing report which was adopted :
To the Worthy Matter ud members of th;
Texas slate uttnge:
Your Commute on Finance beg
leave to report that we have carefaliy
investigated tne subject matter em
bodied in the resolution offered by T.
A. Uiach of Burnet county asking
that the dues of subordinate Granges
be remitted for two quarters; and we
respectfully rscommend that it do not
pass. Wm. Booths
II. U. Dial
J nx Dcnl p.
J. W. Rknnedy
Brother J. C. Carter of Rid R ver
county made a verbal report of his
action and works as Deputy Lecturer.
Lpon motion of Brother lidlsman.
of Fayette an cx pent nee meeting was
made the special order of business lor
3 tvclock p. m. to-morrow.
The Committee on Good of the O.--
der made the following report :
We your com ms ttee to whom was
referred the following resolution of
fered by Brother J. B. L ng beg leave
to report the same back to your honor-
able body and recommend that the
same do pass.
lieMved That & committee of bye be
appointed to investigata the scheme or
system of speculation known as the cot
ton futures business and report the
same with all necessary information to
the next State Grange.
We also recommend that the fo' low
ing offered by Brother W. M. Fergu-
son do dass.
Whereas President Ilayes in Jhis
message to Congress recommending
the taking away the legal tender qual-
ity of greenbeck money and was join
ed by Secretary Sherman and after
wards by Senator Biyurd of Delaware
by introducing a bill in the Senate of
the United States to further cripple
the greenbek money which
is simply the credit of the
government stamped on paper
giving it the function of money in
that it makes it pay debts; believing
that we need a greater amount of
money in circulation to develop the re-
sources of this great country; and
further believing that our entire dele
gation from Texas in the United States
Congress are opposed to any such mess
ure in the interest of contraction
lienolced That we call on our repre
sentatives in Congress to oppose Sena
tor liiyard's bill and all other bills
that are calculated to contract the
amount of money now in circulation.
Bro . . moved to lay the
resolution and report upon the table
which motion was declared by the W.
M. adopted. The yeas and nays being
called for resulted as follows: Yeas
20; nays 24.
Your Committee on the Good of the
Order further recommend that the fol
lowing offered by W. P. Hancock
Jlesolcal That the Executive Com
mittee be required to collect and con
dense such items of legislation as are
needed in the interest of the agricul
turists of Texas and distribute the
OMIUV t4AtVM bv w- -
action in order that a full expression
may be had thereon at the next
meeting of the State Grange in order
that such matter may be properly laid
before the Legislature at its next ses
And we further recommend that the
following resolution offered by Bro.
Ferguson do not pass :
Iteaolced That the Texas State
Grange regards the Patrons' Aid So
ciety whose headquarters 1b at Elmira
iNew i ork as a good safe and econom
ical co-operative life insurance associ
ation and recommend it to all mem
bers of the order who desire to carry
an insurance on their lives for the ben
efit of their loved ones in case of sud-
den or accidental death
Which report was concurred in.
The Committee on the Master's Ad-
dress made the following report:
lour committee to whom was re
ferred the Master's address an to por-
tion out the same to the several com
mittees that which properly belongs
to each beg leave most respectfully to
mate tne following report:
1. So much of the address as refers
to the emendments of the constitution
of the National and State Granges be
referred to the Committee on Constitu-
2. That which refers to reorganiza-
tion of dormant Granges to Committee
on Good of the Order.
3. That the matter therein contained
'in regard to co-operation to Committee
4. That part which has reference to
transportation patent laws taxation
and revenues to a committee to be ap-
pointed aa suggested in section 7.
5. That the subject matter of the ad-
dress in regard to American agriculture
and agricultural education to the Com-
mittee on Agricultural Education.
6. That the part in reference to the
Clement attachment be referred to com-
mittee of that name.
7. That the recommendations in the
address to memorialize Congress and
the State Legislature be referred to a
special committee to be appointed to
whom all memorials be referred.
Yonr committee will take into con-
sideration and make report noon as
soon ss practicable the subject matter
contained in the supplemental address.
All of which is respectfully submit-
T. M. Scott
J. C IIlLLSMAN
T. F. Nash
war upon motion
The following resolution by Brother
T. M. Scott was offered and adopted :
&r?Mii That the State Grange re-
mit the dues for two quarters com-
mencing January 1 and ending June
30 1SS0 of the subordinate granges of
Brother Boothe deputy lecturer
made a report which waa referred to
Committee oa Lecturing.
The Master announced the special
committee oa Oicment attachment
namely : A. O. Rogers of Leon ;LM.
Carson of Ellis; E. B. Smythe of
Limesxne; A. F. Teague of Lee; W.
E. Staple of Grayson.
Resolution of Brother A. M. Kellar
in rrgard to remission of the duties of
all dormant grsxgrs that will reoganize
before January 1'lSSl was referred to
Committee oa Good of the Order.
Report of B. A. Brooks deputy !ec-
turer read and referred to Committee
on Lecturing. -
Report of A. M. Kellar deputy lec-
turer read and referred to Committee
The following resolution was offered
and referred to Committee oa Lectur
iAxW That the Master of the State
Grange be empowered to appoint some
trcthtr well versed in the subject of
rc-operation to lecture on said subject
and reorganise dormant granges
lief erred to Committee on Lecturing.
lkeolutioa in regard to the remission
of due f dormant erosre rffired
by C-tMniT; t F.li? wa relctttd to
C'-ir.tnitt::c on G oi uf the O.-der.
Be9 !u ioa ilfered by W. W. Clrk.
of Frei-'ton" in ro"rd to th? Sunday
law vra? ted n l referred to Commit
tee oo Gocd ff tt1? O'.ler.
Tne memorial f Cook county Po-
raiDi Gran" tii-k:- that tome step be
tikin to hri"..;- tl p-o-iurer and con
tainer c f crr-r-s int-.rtr ioretber. wss
real and referred to Commitee on
O od of the () i'.r.
Rjsolutu n of G. W. Everett ia re
gard to thd Hytrin bit! w-s rend end
referred to Cjiiituittcc un Good of the
R-isoIuMon rt I. M. Carson. endorsing
tho Sunday law wa referred to Com-
mittee ou Gooi of the Order.
Riaolut on efftre 1 by H. C. Leaver-
ton in regard t) the dues of Waller
Grang". ws referred to the Commit
tee on Finance
The resolution of Brother Perkins
in regard to tee remission of dues of
granges in the drruth-6tricken dis-
trict waa referred to the Committee on
Good of the Order.
A resolution by B.-o. Ftk in regard
to memoralizing Congress to make the
Commissioner on Agriculture a Cabi
net bffioer etc. was referred to the
Committee on Good of the Order.
A motion to dispense wilh the formal
entering and departing from the hall
Bro. J. E. Gray on behalf of J. D.
Templeton E:q. Secretary of Stats
presented the titate Grange with a
copy of the Revised Statutes of Texas.
The S:ate Grange by unanimous vote
adopted and returned thanks for the
Upon motion the Grange adjourned
till to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock.
II. T. Kennedy Secretary.
A Portion of Worthy Master Lang'i
Addrcui Hefor the State Orange.
To tho Members of Texas State Grange:
Deeply interested as I know you are in
everything which his relation to the
noble department of human labor in
which you are engaged I again bring
to your attention in a special report a
subject to which I haye before invited
your considt-ration and from which we
have anticipated would 11 jw many ad
vantages ta the cause of agriculture in
this State. I allude to the A. & M
College of Bryan. It is a matter of
profoundest regret that this institution
has nut met the fond hopes of those
who looked for it tosccomplish a great
work for the agriculture of lexaa by
graduating from its hells young men
thoroughly trained in tho science and
practice of agriculture who could go
forth year after year as missionaries of
agnculture science bearing its light
and prepared to instruct the farmera in
the communities among whom they
might reside and thus become multi-
plyirg centers of business throughout
ibis gre.it State. I his has not been
realized. And here the que.;
tion naturally arises. What is the
cause of this failure? Why these
frustrated hopes? An answer it
seems to me is easily given to these
questions drawn from the facts so pat
ent in the history giving to it us char
acter and shaping its destiny. It is
true a very competent professor was
chosen to fill the chair of Agriculture
and I propose to do that gentleman
the justice to say that I believe he was
enthusiastically alive to the cause of
agriculture and agricultural science.
and that it was his cherished purpose
to make his department a blessing and
a continued help to the farmers of the
State; and I am well satisfied that in
the position in which he found himself
placed be felt cramped and hampered.
and bis department ignored and driv
en to the background before the glit
ter of brass buttons the constant drill
ing required by the military feature of
the couege and the especial fostering
extended to the classical department.
It is very evident from the curriculum
of study adopted by the college if
such a strange array of studies as is
seen in the catalogue can be called a
ttTrir'Jj!VP..b.ut from that curriculum
11 la niSt CieSfiy luicmuiu tum . n u
the studied purpose to exclude as much
as possible all agricultural features and
make the institution differ as little as
possible from the old literary colleges
established all over the lmd. In sub-
stantiation of this statement 1 have
only to refer you to the figures report-
ed by the late president at the recent
meeting of the directors giving the
number of students in the different de
partments of etudy. Of the 130 stu
dents 04 are reported as pursuing the
study of Latin and many of these
put into that study who had never
given it any previous attention and
who proposed to spend but one year in
the college. In the department of science
eighteen were studying chemistry
eight geology and three were studying
agriculture nothing of practical agn
culture has ever been attempted in
the institution. The instruction which
classes have received who were pur
suing the study as I have learned from
the professor has been by lectures
recitations from text books and some
observations on processes of tillage
pursued by the Farm Superintendent
but which process s were conducted in
no scientific manner nor intended to
illustrate any scientific principle. But
if this is all that has been attempted in
the past the piesent character of the
college is still less encouraging to us
as agriculturists. There is at this
time not eyen a prolesaor of agricul
ture the little class of three who
were studying the subj :ct had been
disbanded and not a single student is
now pursuing the subject and the
Agricultural College presents the
strange anomaly of no professor of ag
riculture no student pursuing the
study of agriculture or any branch of
sciences with the especial design of
having a beanng upon the tillage of
the soil or a knowledge of the growth
and culture of plants and the rearing
of crops. Nothing is there as part
and parcel of a real living active
working agricultural college such as
we all wanted to see such as the peo-
ple of Tcxaa demanded such as the
law of Congress designed when the
liberal bounty was given to the States to
establish schools of learning especially
irt.-nded for the "industrial classes"
With these facts before us it seems to
me an imperatives duty the perform-
ance of which we owe to the people of
the Stats to raiss ouc voices in loud
protestation against this wretched mis-
management of this institution this
willful perversion from the original
objects for which it waa designed
this prostitution of funds intended to
be used for the establishment of insti-
tutions of learning differing in all their
conceptions and all (heir modes of
operations from ordinary colleges and
for the education and benefit of special
classes of individuals designated ia
the original act of donation as the "in-
dustrial classes" and in the place of
these building up a college where the
old curriculum of Latin and Grvek has
maintained its old supremacy and six
professors have been mostly occupied
in teaching language in its various
phases of ancient and modern classes
grammar logic etc and but one pro-
fessor employed in giving instruction
io these sciences which can contribute
direct assistance to the improvement
of agriculture. And duty requires us
to go a step further than the utterance
of a mere protestation against these
wanton abuses It requires ns to de-
mand of the Legislature of the State
aa entire change in the organixation
and working of the college that it
may go forward in its intended and
blessed work of usefulness and of help
to the "industrial classes" We have
a right to make this demand. We
are the undisputed heirs apparent to
the noble legacy given by Congress for
the purpose of industrial education
and it becomes ns to speak ont Like
men and with emphasis claiming ia
behalf of the members of the "indus-
trial classes" that the agricultural
and Mechanical College shall be what
it wis designed to be a nursery of
pvc;?:cftt. Fri?D?ic knowledge f-r
teifrt t of tiie iadoa'rial c':ts- s"'
rft-iawciMX n. The CliaiiiC
be r -id ical and complete. Tti-s iusiitn-
t:on t-hnnld be mode prsctictl is all its
spiit ment and all in a$pirati .rg. Of
what use is tfctrs m a scboc. o: its
kind of n profiM;r of arc:ert Ist-
iiutgrs wi'h ! U L t i ral Greek if
why ac'i n x '!.-.:- c.-aEt- t m ith
tmvici. I; k lie r ! tra- n.a ti
c' ir.e f-s t itia ; l11 prt lv ic
u :; I he tUPi'j-.-r of 8u1t?s.
of the c-ss' Mich as b'tiitrto i.t coded.
t it bp g- if h.t'e who l.ave lift n its
etudetti liSve Im-c-3 ih' :e for ti:e pur
pose of bieg e.itic ;tc 1 for 'be btr or
merely to Le 'VtntU mjn" a thou
sand more would couie of a d:ifrre&t
class and with d fT-rent aims and pur
pose s of life and will greatiy be more
benefited by the instruction which the
fcbool will be prepared to give under
altered orgamzvion. l Here ara
hosts of other schools where the old
threadbare curriculum of Litin and
Greek is still predominant and if gen-
tlemen desire their sons to be educa
ted in the line of those schools
let them send them where they can re-
ceive the desired instruction. Tais
college is for an entirely different pur-
pose. It is to afford aid to the work-
ing men and women in their various
pursuits and departments of labor. It
is to bring the light of sciecce and sliL-d
it in all its vastly increased and in-
creasing effulgence upon the fields of
the farmer and into the workshops of
the artisan and mechanic; so that un
der the potency of its vivifying rajs
nelda of farmers may smiie with ncher
verdure and teem with heav
ier harvests and the workshops
of artisan and mechanic mv exhibit
specimens of workmanship rivaling in
beauty in usefulness and exctKer.ce
all that the ages that have passed have
ever beheld. This is what we want
and this the high destiny to which tho
college should appire; and you should
see to it that it be dip-cted to tbt des-
II 1L LOON RELIGION.
SERMON BY THE RKV. IKVINU X J'EARI.Efl OF
He took Peter and J tmcs and John and wnt
np Into a mountain to pray; ami aa Ilu prayed
tne raanlon or uia countenance was aitor. a ana
Hi raiment waa white and y listen ng. Luke ix
From the mount of transfiguration
come some of the most precious trutb3
and practical lesson9 of the Christian
system. This subline ecene throws
light upon the doctrine ot the recogni-
tion of friends in the life to come.
"And behold there talked with Ilini
two men Moses and Eiiu? who appear
ed in elorv." While Christ and the
three deciples are on this mountain
there appear among them these two
Visitors from the unseen world. Moses
the great lawgiver had been gone fif
teen hundred years and nine centuries
had rolled away since the voice of Julias
the prophet had been heard by the
children of Abraham. Though so long
absent from earth the three disciples
are able to recognize the one as Moses
the other as Elias. Notwithttandicg
they '"appeared in glory" 'ihey are
identified as the two men who once
stood foremost in the Hebrew nation.
The saints of all ages "shall appear in
glory" in robes outshining the sun in
its noonday splendor but that does not
imply such a change that friend cannot
recognize friend. If Moses and Elias
could be recognized after so long an
absence from this world may you not
recogniz2 that loved one when you en-
ter that life to come?
This transaction teaches U3 that
Christ not Moses is now to be heard.
"And then came a voice ont of the
clouds saying This is My beloved S n ;
hear IIim;and when the voice was
passed Jesus was found alone." The
Hebrew people had heretofore heard
Moses. lie was their lawgiver. The
Jew who wished to know the will of
God concerning; him went to Moses for
instruction. This was proper. But a
new dispensation is now to be inaugu-
rated and another lawgiver announced
to the world. The voice from the un-
tsf.fr'o-ifs.iwy.jnQt "ThlB.is. Elias hear
uiui uut tuia ia .di.obi'0 ut'ai aitu
but these two characters are removed
from view and as Jesus remains alone
in supernatural splendor the heavens
break silence with the utterance "This
is My beloved Son; hear Ilim."
Notwithstanding this plain statement
it is not uncommon to find religious
teachers still calling upon the world to
hear Moses instead of hearing Christ.
Those setking the terms of salvation
to-day are told to read the Old Testa
ment. I would in no sense depreciate
that portion of God's word. It. is yal
uable for its history for its types for
its delineation of human character and
for its practical lessons. But it is not
that part of revealed truth which tells
you and me in this age of the world
what we must do to be saved. Christ
not Moses now announces the terms
of pardon. In the last chapter of the
last book of the Old Testament is this
statement: "Remember ye the law of
Moses My servant which I command-
ed unto him in II ore b for all Israel."
It was the law of Moses not the law
of Christ. It was for all Israel not for
all the world. The Nw Testament
contains not the law of Moses but the
law of Christ It is not for all Israel
only but reads "Go ye unto all the
world and preach the gospel to every
Travelers down the St Croix river
as they reach the line between the
United States and Canada find a mon-
ument upon one side of which are the
words "The United States" and
upon the other side the inscription
"The Dominion of Canada." While
they read "United States' they know
that they 'are under the laws of this
country bet after they have passed
along until thry read "The Dominion
of Canada" they know that they are
then under another form of govern-
ment. Upon th) line between the
Old and New Testament towers as a
monument the croea upon which the
Messiah died. Upon one side of that
monument is the word ' Moses;" upon
the other side the word "Christ. " For
centuries the nations coming down the
stream of time read "Mcses" Then
they were under the law of Moses
But by and by lha law between the
two grtat dispensations is crossed and
now we read the word "Christ."
Erroneous is the teaching that would
hurl back the development of the flow
of salvation until the world shall read
"Moses" sgain. Such teaching is
eighteen hundred and
yeart behind the times
inquiring sinner to the
S:kd not the
ment but to the New.
Fiom this incident we learn thit
some are very selfish in religious mat-
ters " Peter said unto Jesus Master
it is good for us to be hers and let m
make three tabernacles one for Thee
one for Moses and one for Elias" Let
ns put np three tents and we six can
have a heaven all to ourselves Peter
forgot the other disciples the great
world beneath and the generations
yet to come. He was willing to have
a beayea that would contain only a
half dozen persons provided he could
be one ot the half dczn. IIow nar-
row and insignificant this proposed
heaven compared with the one that the
Petmoa exile saw whtreia was gath
ered a " multitude that no man could
number." Bat Peter is not the only
follower of Christ who winld be satis
fled with a little three-tent heaven.
Call oa some people to help in preach
ing the gospel and they say we expect
to reach heaven ourselves and what
car we for the rest of mankind I In
fact if aot professedly this is the feel-
ing of miny. Such a spirit is the death
warrant of all missionary enterprise.
It is the spirit that aays:
0 Lord bm and my wife
BroUM Joba aid h; w Je
1 a four aad bo mot.
- One winter's evening a mother and
four little children in a sleigb were
passing through one of the dense for
ests of Rossis They have been visit-
ing a neighbor and are returning
neme as sight comes oa tha howl
le little party. Tr.e h re-i: a:e
u ci forward
at th?ir !i"bet tuberi.
Si.-c lie wh;'e ps;k r.f the puisnets
.i'jct tnrj;ry end fcrr.c:ou hsye
overtek;! tie ;ui'.iv" and srj sbout
to leap into the slc-gii. The mother
M'l b her yrnagest otild and throws
1 1 ut ino the m'.d-t -f h: howling
f .ti-'.. To kill atd cuvoor the htlp-
ksi icnccn-. dtiHjs tii-solves a few
ia m:-t.- &i.A 't:e Hina'nler of the
c uijisjj i.urry oa. Aga'n the wolves
surruun I tr.tm and tnutier ciild is
tLu sa:r hot i. Aaoti e: and an-
other id tr-aud in tbt? e&tae way
uiui the i:i -thtr a o ie retched
h-r L'-m-i. I: is sUd thitt wben
e rc'.aitd to r:.r husband the story of
her e-xj.p3 be tez.-l aa ax atd sulit
her h'.-vi open asserting that a mother
a ho would sive her own life at so
?:t at a sicrihce waa not fit to live.
Tuis jademeut was too severe. But
what shall be said of that person who
if he is only able to itmiu heaven him-
self is q iite willing that all the rest
of the world thould bo excluded?
Away with the idea of a three-tent
We learn from this incident that
some people talk very crazy on the sub
ject of religion. "Let us make three
tabercacUa one for Thte one for
M scs and one f r Ellis not knowing
what he said." In religious matters
how much thtre is o it ii "not know
ing what be etid " There is more
downright ncnten?e talked regarding
religion than concerning any other
theme. l-m will observe this in our
Sunday school literature. Sjme little
boy or girl is portrayed as an ap;e);
never ciiscbeyeii parrntf; never to'.d a
lie; neviT did any'.hii-g wrong. If w
read such a stt ry in the N; York
Lnhji'r we say it is a lie nud hurl
uaititm i8 at a B ?nner who will per
sist i-i publishing? fiction. AVhca the
8'iuie narrative appears in a Sunday
school book we sav "Well i". may be
a lie but it is a pious lie anyway and
let it go."
This tendency is seen in our talk of
special providence. A child is taken
very fick and the father it stead of
employing a physic an secures the
services of a quick. Tim treatment is
opposi d fo all medicil science. Th
child die. The mioii-ter standing
over the little c;fh - sny "A myste
rious proviaenca ha'a done thi." It
ia n lie; a quack tilth done this.
No other public leacher i permitted
to say so many manifestly absurd things
unchallenged as the preacher. When
nonsense finds its way in the editorial
column into our courts on the plat
form it niHcts with exposure. When
known absurdities come from the sa
cred deck decorum forbids a reply.
The congregation say "Oa that is re-
ligion; let it go." By a tat it under
standing letween pulpit and pew the
auriiorice feel in duty bcuod to swal
low everything tLe minister says. Lst
us stoD taikitg on religious themes as
did Peter "not knowing what he
Liarn from this 6ubj:ct that the
arot!S'n" of rciipious emotions is not
all thtro is of the Christian life. Peter
is in ecs'acv f mid these surroundings
He is desirous to remain on the mount
forever. He says in rapure: "It is
Good for ua to be here " Ha would
rather remain there than go down from
the mountain and engage in the practi
ctl duties of life. But his rt quest is
denied him. Sometimes in revival
meitines you have felt the same way
SurmoD song and prayer haye stirred
y ur religious nature to it4 very depths.
ou have eaid : " Ob that this meet
in might always continue; oh that I
might live forever amid tbese sur
roundings and in this frame of mind!"
But rel'gion inyolves more than that
There are duties outside of the revival
Longfellow in cne of bis poems
pictures a youth who in winter seizes a
banner and begins the ascent of a
mountain. lie gradually leaves be
hind him the fields tho workshops.
the dwellings the neighbors. As he
rises higher and higher he shouts
"Excelsior!" His voice grows fainter
and fainter until heard no more. He
has rrone so high that the atmosphere
111 HU'LU UU aufi.i) to ov ku.u . .
not sustain life and he dies. 8) it is
no uncommon thing to see professed
Christians taking the banner of the
err si in a revival and crying 'Halle
lejb!" "Amen!" rise higher and
higher emotionally until they leave
behind this prac-ical world. They lose
sight of duties appertaining to every
day life. They are too high up to give
much attention to such matters as tell
ing the truth keeping their temper
restraining tho tongue from slander
and paying their debts. They have
become too religions to give attention
to these things. But tb 8 class of per
sons soon reach an altitude where the
atmosphere is too thin for them to
liye and they die.
It is not the emotional but the prac-
tical part of religion that is most diffi
cult to observe. It is easier to sbout in
a revival than to go home and put up a
ttove and nt the pipe without at least
thinking swear. It is related of a dea
con in one of the New England States
that he would in prayer meeting pro
nounce the words "blessed Jcsu " in a
tone so pathetic that it moved the
congregation to tears. That same man
has recently been arrested for stealing
sheep. Ic is one. thing to say "blessed
Jesus" ou Sunday and another thing to
let the sheep alone on Monday. - It is
one thing t be religious on the mount
of transfiguration and another thing
not to deny our Lord in the world be
low. Instead of this balloon religion
let us have one that touches the
A Prosperous Southern City.
Augusts Gi. is an example of wha
a Southern city may become with its
rensonable advantages turned to good
account by its cit z 'OS. I's population
by a recent direct iry census is 27.000
'h;ch does not include" the 6000 to
TCOO souls ia the adjoining villages.
The JiDUiry dividends declared by the
three lactone? five banks two rail
roads and other institutions in the city
amount to a !arge sum and show that
Augusta is a money as well as a manu
facturing centre in the bocth. Tb
Granitevil'e cotton factory declares i
quarterly dividend of 3 per cent on its
capita of 600000; the Augusta Man
ufaciunngci mpany declares s quttterly
dividend of 2 per cent on its capital
of fGOO.000; the Lasgley Manufactur
ing company declares a semi-annual
dividerd of 4 per cent on $400000
The banks declare semi-annual divi
dends of 2 to 3 1-2 per cent. and tho
railroads semi-annual dividends of
and 3 1-2 per cent. The city paid ont
35000 interest and (126000 princi
pal on its debt : and the gas company
street railroad companies and other se
curities held in the city paid it is esti
mtted $105000. The whole is thai
summed up by the Chronicle:
Graniteville factory stock $ 18000
Augusta factory stock 12000
Langley factory stock 1000
National Bank of Augusta 17500
National Exchange bank 9000
Bank of Augusta 4.500
Commercial bank 0000
Planters' Loan and 8vings
Augusta bonds interest 85.000
Ausrvsta bonds principal. . . . 112000
Georgia railroad.... 128000
Augusta and Sivanab railroad. 35000
All other securities. 105000
The Vienna correspondent of the
Timet discussing th Imbriani affair
says: "Nobody suspects any real In-
tention on the part f Italy to pick a
quarrel with Anatris but the matter
excites distrust whicli in the long run
mut tell on the rtlaions of the two
Half a dczen 8aa Antonio men have
within the past few months made val-
uable invention and applied for pat
enU rn the eame.
i f wilvfS in the distance ii hnrd
15 Year sbej ore the Public
are not recommended as a remed v " for
all the ills that rlesh is heir to" but in
affections of the Liver and in all Bilious
Complaints Dyspepsia and Sick Head-
ache or diseases of iliat character they
stand without a rival.
AGUE AND FEVER.
No better cathartic can be used pre
paratory to. or after taking quinine. As
a simple purgative uiey are unequal ea.
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. '
The genuine are never sugar-coated. "
' Each box has a red-wax seal on the lid.
with the impression McLANE'S LIVER
PILL. Each wrapper bears the sipna-
turVs of C. McLaxk and Flemiso Bros.
ZS Insist noon havinc the genuine
Dr. C. McLAXE S LIVER PILLS pre-
FLEMING BROS. Pittsburgh Pa
the market In-inn full of imitations ot
the nmne JleLtne selled dincrently
but same pronunciation.
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PULVERMACHER GALVANIC CO.
COR. EIGHTH & VINE STREETS CINCINNATI 0.
A.I limn. KrmM-hlli. Mil ull
olhrr Tlinuil Mnd Lunar Af-
tfrtlon. KmiorMXl by tne
lreM V IMi.vxIrlntu. TnU
ly thousand and turcf lul
alwrnya. It luu rqual.
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Jj LECTION PROCLAMATION.
By the. Governor of tb State of
To a'l to whom thtue ntetents 1A0.U come:
Whkreas Vacancies have occurred in the
Sixteenth Lfciglatare of tne State of Texaf by
the resignations of the following named Sena-
tors to-w t; Hon. Bdwin Hobby representing
the first senatorial district; Hon. Peyton P. Kcf-
ard. rvDrcsenline the second senatorial dis
trict; Hon. T. J. McCulloch representing Ihe
thirteenth senatorial mat net: uon J it. Burnet
renrtsenlire the sixteenth senatorial district
Hon. W. K Iljman. representing tne twentieth
senatorial die trict; and lion. John . fora rep-
leaentinir the twentv-ninth senatorial diet ict:
and also In the House of Representatives by the
resignation of the Hen. Beth W. Stewart of the
county or Delta representing tne twenilein rep-
resentative district and by the removal of 4".
W. Johnson of Colorado cunty representing
the fifty-ninth representative district from the
county or rus residence ana representative ais
trict: ani considering it improper anl inexpedi
ent that so many vacancies should exit in one
branch of a co-ordinate department of the State
government and being required by the consti-
tution and laws of the Stale to order an elec
tion to fill cuch vacancies: therefore T. O. M
Roberts Governor of the Siate of Texas do
lstne this mv proclamation ordering an elec ion
to be held ou XUKSAVt TH i SRVKN-
'aattcrw i ta Ull UF rKBKVAUii
I 18 SO. to be conducted and returns tone
made in accordance wilh t he laws of the State
regulating elections. In the counties of Liberty
Chambers San Jacinto. Hardin Tyler Jeffer-
son. Jasper Orange Newton and Polk compos-
ing the first senatorial district to fill the vacan-
cy occasioned by the resignation of the Hon.
bine composing the second senatorial district
to fi'l the vacancy occasioned by tke resignation
of Hon. Peyton IT. Edwards; and ia the counties
of Leon Robertson and llrar.os composing the
fifteenth senatorial district to fill the vacancy
occasioned by the resignation of Hon. T. J. Mc-
Culloch; and in the cm n ties of Grimes. Madi-
son Trinity and Walker composing the tLr-
teenth senatorial district to fill the vacancy oc-
casioned by the reilgnation of the Hon. J. R.
Burnet: and in the counties of Austin Wash-
ington and Buileeon composing the twentieth
senatorial district to fill the vacancy occasioned
by the resignation of the Hon. W. K. Hman;
and In the counties of -Cameron Hidalgo Starr
Zapata WeDb Maverick Kinney Uvalde Me-
dina Nueces San Patricio Live Oak Frio Da-
va McMullen and the unorganized counties of
Enclnal L Salle Oimmitt and Zavala compos-
ing the twenty ninth senatorial oiatr'ct to fill
the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of
Hod. John S. Ford; and in tha counties of La-
mr Fannin and Delta composing the twenti-
eth representative district to fill the vacancy
occasioned by the resignation of Hon. Seth W.
Stewart; and in the counties of Colorado and
Lavaca composing the fifty-ninth representa-
tive district to fill the vacancy occasioned by
the removal of the Hoo. J W. Johnson from the
couuty of his residence and hut representative
Ia testimony whereof I hereto tfgn my name
and cause the seal .of St ate to be
L. S s filled at the city of Aastin this sev.
enteenth day of January A. D. ISO.
O. M. ROBKUTtJ Governor.
By the Governor
John D. Templeton Sec'y of State.
Nannie M. Tay'or and William G. Taylor her
husband Elizabeth A.Edwards and John K. Ed-
wards her husband v. The Statu of Texas Y.
R. Lubbock Treasurer of the State of Texas;
Warren H. Clark Joseph M. Clark Wilson H.
Clark Murphy Clark Cecelia Cnrtls John Cur-
tis. Mary A. Howell Joseph Howell Nancy
Grimes P. Grimes Jane Clark Benjamin Clark
Robert ClarkPo)ly SwearingenFarney Swearln-
gen Mary Bonbam. S B Bonbam Benjamin C.
Campbell Christina G. Campbell Nessie Camp-
bell William D. McClore Mills MrClure Mary
Lockhart David Locabart John Bel. ew William
Bellew Louisa M. Bellow Margaret Carruth
Richard Carrnth Mary A. Williams David
Boncb Renben Clark. Braxton Clatk. Randolph
C ark Beltie Clark Nessie Boyce L. M. Boyce
bsrity Marble. W. Marble Lucetta Baldwin Wil-
li am Clatk David Clark W. L. Clark Elvira Bur-
tis C. H. Bards Mama Baker C. W. Baker
George Clark NancyJ. Clark Cnrlstina Mo x ley
John P. Clark Rachel Hugh" Randolph
Hughes. Nancy Bunch Randolph Clark Bnwlen
Clark Robert Clark. Bl.aa Thomas John A.
Thomas Chtistina Will ams J. H. Williams
Nancy J. Mimka Richard U. N. Mimks James
II. Moxley E iza Elmore. William El more
amend J. Moxljy. Willey B. Clark. Henry
Clark. Braxton Clrk Nessie Baldwin Isaac
Ba-dwin Wilson Clark Catherine Anderson
Aaron Anderson Mary Clark Albert Clark
Alfred Clark Thumas Clark Fuget Clark Pam-
ela Wampler Michael Warn pier Randolph
Clark Charity K. Nnnn William Nunn Chester
B. Clark Benjamin K-Claik Joseph W. Clark
John B. Clara Renben Clark Henry Claiborn
Clark Fuget Clark and the Slate of Texas.
F. R. Lubbock Treasurer of tha Stale or
Texa; Bishop Clark. Pleasant Ballard
Care W. Ballard. Albert Hortoo Nancy
E. Ballard Pleasant A. Ballard Nancy C J.
Townsel a Ua Nancy J. T. Town eel Joseph
Townsel Doah Wiggins Charles Wiggins Al-
bert Wiggins Daniel Owens Louisa Owens
Lethe Young Melvina Young 6tpheo White-
man Robert P. Wbiteman Joseph B. Wygall
Thomas B. Wygal) Jsmes 8. Wygall. Sarah
Haarerman Wil.iam G. Hagennan John W.
Vermtlllan Corella 8. Hooper Heary Hooper
W. P. Hamblen A. B Petucola Eva Bar den
Jackson Rust administrator of F. G Franka
Mauie A. Folks. K. L. Folks Thomas B. Mc-
Lare C. Koeln H. Dering G. Dornun L. Wor-
nock. L. Womack defenoaata.
Pending in the district eoert of Whartoa
connty Stata of Texas No. 1087.
The above named defendacis w 11 take n -tlce
that on or after the thirtieth dayaft-r inepuii
licat ion hereof for 1 hirty days commla-tuiw 1 il
issae frcm th office of the clerk of said u"ir.et
C-.nrt to take the deposit ons of Peter J Grgg.
of Amelia county. Virginia; s)anai M. Tl y
and KJsibeth A. Edwards of til cttv f t ub'
mond aad Stataof Vlreinia; Jobs Uamlt-tt ud
H. A. Clark of Prince Edward eoaotv Virginia;
John J. Ciarke mt Lincoln coaa y Tannea.ee;
William Nichols of Fort Bend e a:y Texa-;
Sarah Bransford. Jacob B.-anfucd Ann Harro-1
S Una Belts aad barea Ooraa ai: f aUdxi
connty Alabama: Jamra Moma. of B . uis
cosnly Miasouri; Simon Miller of Bailer
coaniy Miaeoarl and a.liza Bruwa of the City
f St. Loaia M aaooti 00 iIm pan of ihepUin-
tiffs on txxtaia laterrogalorias &ed m said
Witness my hand atd tba seal of sad roe rt
IL.8.1 this the acTca. b ilay of J -art.lteO.
U. Ii. Klkar-TU; K
JAMES B. GOV t Cnk.
Attorney of PUlnt:Ss. .Lli 9
Head right land certlCcit No. 87 Isned by
f ha Board of Land Commiasionera of the coanty
3t Bexar to John McMallea. aaaignee of Rafael
Aleaniers for one lcagna and one labor. I not
beard of' la ninety days appucauoa will be
mad to tha CobubI-s totter of the Land OSos
for a dai-licat-. JAM 8 M. GROVES
Dee. t Una. By JOH-N3 aV bPENCK.
statb or Tiui.
Arsria Janoary t. It 80
Trxaa tea per cent cocpoa pension
botMlaKoa.M7toTzgiocias) wiil be paid
apoa preaestatiaa at IM txai Treaawry. la
lerrst wui rsess an taeaa aambers afier Fattra
axy 1&. l-.-i. F. K. LL bBOCia
JalwaM kiai TrcaafVcr.
POBTUXD ROSEfiDALE AND LOUISVILLE CEMENT FIBE BRICKS
The only (onplrlo filter In th world. Ton can't do withoat It If yoo only It It will rir. i
thin- connec-od wih a lir-c-ria tltlern can bo loand at tax feMablliuaient ui? h!' r. clrsr w'cr lUh time. Kvery.
rock. I ODly dral in tfce bt brand of Orn-nt and from tha larxe uaatltV I Lu n '""J1 "Pt frtn the bt eleM-u
a a 4 b.t Irrted atork of (M.Unr Una of any non la t? m " H '- fre.li. I ktp the larfc-at
T " iMtpmuott in Heat a mix. r I and tllarkaaattl
rimber. and one hundred a no. new w.eon.m 'ion to aV ?
Mo tro-b'a 10 ihow gooda. and when too once -.hem the- will -ell themMlv. rifi jZ.tILVz
Or enoral jFS.oi3xia7ii3LS Sliop.
rlnt:njr. Trim mine
EXCHANGE NEW WORK FOR SECOND-HAND VEQICLES
GOOD W03K fiT LOW FfGL'uES.
Hoii-o-Hhoolrij; at. t"nni Iroo or any Ot her -ilit)
PEOIAL flAyORING Exi
Eminent Cbemists o.no Fhysiclanr3 certify that theso frood
are free from adulteration richer more effective produce botte'
results thi?n. any i-or .f that they yeo bTr n r Avrr
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ISADS OXI7 BY
612. 614 616 A 618 H. MAIN STREET ST. LOUIS MO.
FOR SALE BY C. W. WHITE. AUSTIN TEXAS.
TATE OP TEXAS Cochty of
To the Honorable County Clerk of Travis Conn-
ty and said State:
The undersigned would respectfully announce
the following estrays to-wit:
1 brown nurse 7 or 8 years old branded II on
left thonlder slightly blind.
1 gray mare 14 54 bands high branded C on
neck and X with half-circle below it on left
thonlder about 7 years old.
1 bay mare with spring colt about VM han4s
hlRb branded PUB connected P inveru (1 on
left shoulder about 10 years old.
1 dun horse 14 hands high 6 or 7 years old
branded 8 L on left shoulder and M on left
thigh; wore a bell.
1 brown mare 14 hands high 7 or 8 years old
branded O-roa lett ehoaidcr right eye blind;
has a yearling colt.
1 sorrel mare 7 or 8 years old branded II 7
connected 7 inverted.
1 white mare. 7 or 8 years old branded T with
bar above on thonlder and 14 ou jaw.
1 white mare 8 years old branded T H on
shoulder and 14 on jaw.
1 yearling no brand.
1 colt no brand.
1 bay mare branded A T connected on eho il-
der. 1 bay hone branded W on thigh X on jaw and
X on hip 7 or 8 years old.
II brown mare branded C 8 on left shoulder
13 hands high
1 bay mare branded C 8 on left shoulder.
1 gray horse 12 years old branded with ha f
circle below on left shoulder T M K wilh J be-
low en left hip.
I brown mare branded J L on shoulder.
1 black mare branded door key.
1 brown mare branded O wt.h half circle
above on left thigh and O wilh haif circle above
on lett ahoulder.
1 sorrel mare brtnled mule shoo with horl-
aontal B abovr on left saonlder.
1 sorrel mare brandsd 1 V wilh bar below On
1 sorrel mare branded H 7 with 7 inverted on
1 brown mare branded 6 W on thigh snd round
heart with half-circle nb jue on left suoaiiior.
1 blue S year-old Ally no biand.
The above nctacs vre rangu about Brown-
Ins Bend 25 miles above Austin.
GKOHGE M. I1EIS8NER.
janlw3t County Commissioner.
NOTICE FOR STOCKHOLDERS'
Yf EETIK O.
' Omo op the iKUBaiTionit awn Great 1
KORTHKBM KalLBOAD CX)Pir V
PAi.saTi - a Texas l. eember 8 1679. )
Notice is hereby given that a special meeting
f the stockholders of this cumpiny will b held
at tha office or the company at Palestine Texas
on the ElUliril Dai OF M&KCII lrfeO at 10
o'clock a. x. pursuant to a roolutinn of the
Board of Directors adnpb-d December 8 18?.l
for the purpose of authorizing approving rati-
fying and confirming a mortgage executed in the
name of tha company on November 1 18TV to
sreara the payment of fit million six bundled
and twanty-four thousaad (&624.UiO) dollars
aad a farther sum of lio 0U) per mils of new
road and a aeo nd mortgage executed in the
nam of tha Company on tiva a ams aay to se-
cure tba payment of four millxm snven hun-
dred and twenty-four thousand (rt724000) da4-
lara and farther fumof (10.U0 per mile of
aew road and also for the purpose of ratifying
or rej-eting tha action of tne Hoard of Dlrec-
lor. at a meeusg held at Pal tine on October
ti. ltT7and also for the purpose of rat'f yuig or re-
i iina taeactioa of ameetincof Ktocknoleera of
Ii - Cua pa. y held at Palestine oa November 3
189 and another meeting of said Stockholder
hUd November 17 1)474 and also for the purpose
of aaihorxing ratifying and cot. arm in the ae-
c ptanca by tnis Com pan v of a ded of certain
railroads and other p.-operty from Messrs. John
8. Kennedy aad bamncl Bit an. Trustees to this
Company execnted November 1 and also
fur Um parpoas of anihorlxing ratifylag and
eot-nrmlng the accevtanc ry this Company
f.oca tba fiecetver of tbe property of this Con -pany
of all ta property remaining la his hands
oa Wovambss 1 1b79 aad the aasusEptton by
this Comp'By of ail Bis liabilities oa that day
and tha execution to aim by this Cotarany of a
bond of indemnity against all such I abilities
aad also for the traDf action of sack other boat
nrss aa may ecme before.lbs meeting
Tba polls will opea ai 10:ai o'clock in th
foreaooa and close at 12 o'clock boon of aaid
By order of tha Board of Directors.
IUA H. EVAN 3. etecretary.
JOODT & JEMLsON.
To prevect errors and prvrrrat depredationa
Bad sabsutstiooa ia Um praasts. ws hare ail
cottons weighed oa arrivals and detailed weifbt
aad ciaaauacaaoa advised befora seuiar. . We
uaraate arrival weights and retara thm la
oar acroant aaiea aniaas oOtenrlae agreed oa.
" ffl Acearts PraM
' aj w laaayswyy W VV 39 s aMfPaafl
AND IMPORTER OF
r-U3itfi KA!K LATHS AKD GLAZED 08
;also age st ror.
Iron and Woodworkt
irry Anaaal Catalocne of Vrce table
and flower Heed ror 18 SO rich In en-
graving' 'rom photographs of the orlginuls will
bo sent FRKU to ail who apply. My old custo-me-s
need not write for it. I offer one of the
largest collections of vegetable seed ever sent
out by scy seed llonse in America a large por
tion or wnicn were grown on my six seea farms.
Full directions for cultivation on each package
All seed warranted to be both fresh and true to
ntirte; so far tint should it prove otherwise I
will refill the order gratia. The original intro-
ducer of the 11 aboard Hiiuaeh Piiinney's Melon.
Jl a: bit headed Cabbagea Mexican Corn and
score of other vegetables. I Invite the natron-
aco of all who are anxious to have their seed di-
rectly from the grower fresh true and of the
very Dest strain.
NEW VEGETAnLKS A 8PECItl.Tr
JAMES J. n. QRSOORY Marb.ehead. Mass.
fl 1 Onfi returns In thirty days on SI 00
)M JJ invested. Ofliclal retorts free
Ii J profits weekly oa fioca optiona of tlO to
ers 36 Wall street. New York.
- Aaorera 1'niijw wnchL X Cq Hunk.
If II 11!
Parwmi" pBramtlv) filial ant Sew IL-h
Hltl ar.il ariil cxa.t;u-lr rnaMreu blnod m laa
aUreirt..iintbrroD'.b. Anr frmn Uw
Ua I pi im-!i miul If.ra I to 12 wira Bur ba rv
Smnl l t -bJ k. -ka iy-t tnu . nn-..h.
!T"-r' 17 ".. :l ' ':lu' s1!-1- JOil.NMi.la
sV ( O liVFit ata.
HUE HBHS Ul
A rnrVh TTri ftttrrwa M Okimi-t mam
llw-: n tO ttltm f.)B fbavi mcaa of lb
lrrte ar i One Pow lm hr mrm wnihm
l-Ja. Hxs-v1- hrc-i4n'a Amtnm
- aW-aVail- pcr-I 4 trntkl xtmU'T wituti-'m. -V
rug n-s ttsut w ..mu. bsrc Lay I hmlM'
I. -9fAtn lymvm Uemm W i-um Hit im
Texas laads. cstlle or h-p b
good farm maclnncry aad bard
aad sobecantiai SUrfta war!"
laas la Outaqna cousty J' '
aartjeaiars to Z. f1'
Son. H-rl' '
FIRE CLAY FLsSTEHlOF PARI
"Uth " !
ro-tf. AImi ftMlnm Af tha
d rtteap ror t: A fell.
I. T. TAYLOR
MINt lLl.ANliH ..
We are now preparru to make
CKLNiS cf EVERY KIND
I lr Kfelii- ration 411 na. Holla
"1 H Iron 'I'Mratluax lar
x.Mt. and lulleiB.
I UdII Mt Hi M-i vn CORING OUT CYL-
j l tKS a M'hl'lAL'IY.
tK.mi of .'..lo.ml K.reet Austin Texas
UTjIj jTV. TT C3- XTH
Nutlilnsr hltort or I nmlatakabl
- Atnufllia .
c inferred upon ten ot thotisanda of snfferers
could orli;lnatu and miJntnln the reputation
wlileli Avail's SAio-AViniiaa enjoys. It Is
ontpouud of tho bct v.critublo aJteraUves
wilh the Iodides of Potaivlum and Iron and ia
the mo.-t effectual of all rvnutlies for scrofulous -mercurial
or blood dlsorilers. Uniformly sue-
cessfu. nd Cvrtiln in I's remedial effects it
produces rapid and complete cures of Scrofula
Sores Boils Humors Pimples Eruptions.
Skin Diseases and all disorders arising from im-
puilty of the blood. By lis iuvlgoralng effects
It always relievos and often cures Liver Com
plaints Female Weakncaxes and irregularities
and i a potent rer.ewer if viti.ltty. Vur purify
tug i lie wood t run no . qiuti. it tones up lbs
jeteui rertorcs and preat rves the h. ahh and
mparts vnror and eueri;y. For forty years It
baa been in extenoivn n and Is Kvoajr th
taiwt a- ailable mtxliciuo for the t ufluring atck
"or Sai.b rt all Ritm.rna.
Quinine and Arseulo
Form the basis of many of the Agao remedies la
the market snd ara the lal resort of Pbyamaas
and people who know no butter jnedicino toem
ploy for this distrassine complaint. The effects
of either of those drugs are destructive to the
system producing headache intostlnal dlaor
ders vertigo diuincss ringing of the cars and
depression of tho cor.slitut!ona: health. Arts'
loci Cum Is a vegetable discovery containing
a tlhcr quinine arsenic nor any deleturious In
gredient aud Is an lnrallible and rapid car. for
vtry form of Fever and A una. Its effects ara
pcraiauurit aud certain and no injury can result
'mm Its use. Begidc liein a positive cars for
Fever aud Ague in all its fiavit to alo a sn
pcrlor remedy for IJrer C'omplointa. It 1 an
xcelleul tonic arjd preve.ntivo as well aa car
of nil complaints peculi.ir to malnrlons marshy
and miaainaiic districts. I' ncls dir.tily on the
iver and bilary appaiatua thus stimiilailug tba
ysu.m to a vl'ornua kenllhy comlilioa.
Fob 8a um nr aio. Uealehs.
It i it's CATitAnTto Fills are the beet of s.
puratlvKS for family use. Thoy aru tbe pto
luct of long laborloua and Bsvful chemical in.
reallgallous and llioir extensive use by physi-
cians in their practice and by all civilised na-
tions proves them tho beat and most tffoetna
purgative pill that medical science can deviso.
leing purely vegetable no harm can arise from
thiir use. In intrinsic valuo and curative pow-
ers no other I'llls ran be compered with tbem
tnd every person knowing their virtues wll
.mploy them when needed. They keep the
aystem in perfect order and maintain la heal
-by action the whole machinery of life. Mild
carculng and effectual tbey are spacla ly
adapted to the needs of the digestive apparatus
derangements of which they prevent aud cure
f timely taken. They are thu bust aud saoat
physic lo employ for children and weakened
eonstitutionr where a mild bnt effectual ca-
thartic Is required.
For rUl.a BY ALL DaAt.vna.
Advanclng years care sWkncss dlsappoln I
ment and hereditary predisposition all oper-
ate io turn the hutr gray and either of them
inclines it to shed prematurely. Aria's IIaib
Vioob will restore faded or gray light and red
hair to a rich brown or deep black aa may ba
doslred. It softens and cleanses the scalp giving
it a healthy action aud removes and enres daad
ruff and huin ira. By Us nse falling hair la
checked and a new growth v. Ill be produced in
all cases where the follicles are not destroyed o
lands decayed. Its effects are beautifully
shown on brashy weak or sickly hair to which
a few applications will produce the gloss and
freshness of youth. Harmless and sms ia it
operation it is incomparable aa a dressing and
la especially valued for tbe soft lustre and rich
ness of tone It imparts. It contains neither o
nor dye and will not soil nor color whtvu iW
brie; yet it lasts long on tha hair and keep
fresh and vigorous.
Fob Hal bt aix Dbalbb.
5 octave 1280 OIIGAN 18 stops a sets of
reeds octavo con pi. r and sub-nass. Patent
grand organ snd knee swell black walnut rasa
with aandsome mirror top. stool aud book only
W ATERR 7 octave Rosewood Pianos with
stool cloth cover and Instruction book only
f 142.00. WATEK.S' VA octave Uorewood ilanoa
with stool cloth cover and Instruction book
only tlM GO. All my Instruments new and ful-
ly warranted. Henrt for Illustrated caaogne.
T. WATEKS. Agent 14r J l William
sUaet New York. P. O. Box VCJi.
Ball's Vesetablb Mciuaji Haib IUhsveb
'sb adentlflc combination of some of tbe moat
powerful restorative agents ia ba vegetable
kingdom. It restores gray hair to Its original
color. It makes tbe scalp white and clean. It
cures dandruff and humors and falling oat of
hair. It furnishes the nutritive principle by
which the hair Is nourished and supported. It
makes tbe hair moist soft and glossy and la
unsurpassed aa a hair-dressing. It is tha moat
econamlcal preparation ever offered to tba pub
lie as Its effects remain a long time making
r ammended and nscd by eminent medical mon
and officially endorsed by tbe Puts Asaayer of
Massachusetts. The popularity of Ball's Hair
Hen ewer has Increased with the test of many
years both in this eooctry and In foreign lands.
anu ii is now anownano aaii ualLLua
Fob Balb ar all Dkalev
la tha Wbsls History of If-dfe-loa
No preparation Has ever performed such mar-
vellous cares or maintained so wixia a repot
tion as Arra s Caesar Pktoaal which ia
reeogniatd as tha world's remedy for all diseases
of tbe throat and longs. lit long-continued sa
rtes of wonderful enrva Lb all climates bat auda
It BBlvereally known aa a safe and reliable agea
to employ. Against ordinary colds which ar
tba forerunners of more serious disorders. It
acta spsedily and surely always relieving sal
feting and often taring Ufa. The protect lo
affords by IU timely sac la tke throat and lung
disorders of children make It aa iavaluabla
remedy to ba kept always oa kand la rvary
borne. So person can afford to bewltboatlt
and those who nave one ased It aerer w
from their knowledge of its composition and
affects Pbysiciana as the Casaar PccroaAx
extensively la their praeties and ClcrrTmea
recommend it. It la absolately errtaia ia Ita
remedial effects aad will ajaays care wter
Circa are possibia.
Fob baxa T Aii DALaa.
FOB TEN DOLLARS CASH
Ws will tesart a a-reiMras ayiverttaemect ona
week la a lit of VH woealy aewapavpers or foar
tinea ia a different bat of T papor. or tra lines
two weks ia a caotee of either ot tmt aavarata
and dlstlac llata coaOalelna; I rom 70 lo Ke pa-
pers aach. or fuor Unas cms wees ia all four of
tba smaner Juts or ona has oca week la ail six
liu eosnbined. beicg more thaa iX) papera
Wm also have lists of papers by BUtea thruarh
oal U L b: tad B aad Canada bend Id
coat for oir 1-JO pamphlet. A4ireaa
U. P. HOWBlt Ac (O. Ne.rPr A4-
TerUalnf iraao lo hprae buret Kew York.
" i us tne aair.M r a
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