Weekly Democratic Statesman. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 28, 1881 Page: 4 of 4
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THE WEEKLY STATESMAN.
JULY 28 1881
CoNSTmmoNS are the bulwarks
of these governments and he vrho
sticks to tbem to the letter is the
truest defender of bis state and coun-try.-
By an imperial ukase granted at
the suggestion of General Ignatiefi
on the 2d Inst the sentence of death
passed on Ilessy Jlelfmann has been
commuted '. "
That little unpleasant feeling be-
tween France and Italy lacks con-
siderable of being adjusted and a
slight speck of war is becoming
- Tub European crops are failing
far short -of expectation and tho
prospects are that America will
again sell a large quantity of grain
for the trans-Atlantic market.
. The temperature apparatus
in President - Garfield's room
reduced things to the chilly point
yesterday. Who is responsible
the alapaths or the homo-paths ?
When a legal injunction pre-
Tented the Western Union telegraph
company from paying its dividends
Jay Gould stepped forward and
offered to pay the dividends out of
his own pocket. '
"It may not bedesign" says the
Baltimore Sun "but ever since the
attack on the President Mr. Blaine
in driving out Is flanked by friends
or dependents who sit in the car-
riage with him." .
Abusk of Governor Roberts may
relieve the engorgement of the liver
of some of the Texas papers bntit
will hardly serve to convince reflec-
ting people that tho governor has
done that which is not right.'
Kow that the president is pro-
- nounced out of danger the news
items of the Associated Press might
be changed somewhat by letting the
people know something of the many
alleged investigations at Washing-
ton. According to Commissioner
Baum one of the most .flagrant
abuses of the government exists in
the institution of trilling and vexa-
tious suits for the sake of the tfees
resulting to district attorneys mar
shals and witnesses.
Fifty thousand voters in Texas
who can not repeat the Lord's
Prayer have abused Governor
Roberts for refusing to order the
aforesaid voters and all others to
attempt the difficult task of praying
for President Garfield's recovery.
- The Kansas . City Times is not
very sentimental. It remarks :
"Cyrus Field's subscription fund
has not been raised by $100000. As
it will be difficult to raise that
amount he had better call subscrip-
tions off and let Garfield support
Thk Jews of this country are dis-
cussing the propriety of changing
their Sabbath from Saturday to bun-
day. In some parts of Europe this
change has been already made and
Hebrews and Christians may be seen
attending divine service on the
same day. j
'' Guitkau has been nourished un-
der a fanatical sentiment that puts
church and state together and. out
of such sentiment springs political
assassinations and the destruction of
a society such as Americans have
formed and which a majority desire
eeg-n. m hi ' !
A Chicago minister had great
trouble by a large number of his
congregation determining to have
front seats. Finally he put up a no-
tice saying this privilege would be
granted according to age. The ef-
fect was as desirod and most of the
ladies sought seats far in the rear..
It Dr. Bliss et al. will just vary
the daily iorm of. reporting ' their
case the press will feel thankful
Something about the virtues of
"Cundurango" would be a relief to
this dreary monotony a daily tax
upon the newspapers of the country
amounting to thousands of dollars.
. It is announced that. Mr. Book-
waiter' the nominee of the Ohio
Democrats was formerly a Republi-
can. It does . seem that the Ohio
Democracy would learn a lesson
and that it is 'better to stick to the
genuine article. Last time it picked
up an ex-Republican and the result
was defeat. Can anything else be
looked for now? '
Th Gainesville Register is infonn-
' ed that the Statesman does notbor-
row stale witiciams that have been
handed around . tho country until
they tarn up In Texaa threadbare.
The States van is original and we
do wish as much could be said for
the Register. Probably when its
regular; editor gets back we may
state the reverse.
The fifth regular annual session
of the Missouri Institute of Homcep-
athy will be held at Sweet Springs
on the third .and fourth proximo.
A programme interesting1 to mem-
bers of the profession has been pre-
pared. The physicims in attend
ance will combine business with re
creation and enjoy a short sojourn
al the summer resort. - -
It ha always been a noted fact in
modern times that rarely Jews are
found engaged in tilling the soil
They confine themselves- to . com-
mercial and financial matters. The
American Hebrew congregations
sow in session in Chicago have dc
cidod to endeavor to induce their
race to become agriculturist and to
help them to buy farms and imple
The early publication is ex-
pected of an '. Imperial de-
cree In Russia abolishing . pub-
lic executions. .The scene which
occured at that of the assassins of
the late emperor has determined the
rovernmcnt to take this step. In
future executions will be conducted
within the wall of the prison and
"in the presence f a limited number
of specially appc-Ted witnesses.
TEXAS PRESS VIEWS.
The Cleburnu Chronicle wants the
university located in the country
away from any city.
The Waco Examiner baa on a new
dress and looks as pretty as-a well-
dressed girl at a picnic. -'.
. Most of th -papers of the state
approve - DeGress appointment to
the Austin postmaster-ship.
The Dullas Herald is generous for
once. It lets Governor Roberts off
with only a column and a half this
The Gainesville Register says that
"Stolen Kisses" Is a new piece for
the piano. It is probably a duet in
which no spectators are wanted.
The San Augustine Saxon is of
opinion that there are times when
the position of country editor is pre-
ferable to a presidency or czarship.
Tho Segnin Times seems to favor
Galveston for the medical depart-
ment of the university. Most of the
papers oppose any division in the
The Sherman Courier-Chronicle
thinks Texas has too many law-
makers. Fewer men and more
brains is what Texas legislative
The San Antonio Light says some
of the Texas papers are enforcing
the cash system so very strictly that
they forget to extend 'credit" to
Governor Roberts' action on the
thanksgiving business seems to have
given some of the Texas papers the
regular jim-jams. Time and fresh
air will cure the complaint i -
The Seguin Tiines criticises an
editor who refuses to advertise
saloons but whose columns show a
plentiful sprinkling of patent medi-
cine and quack advertisements.
The San Antonio Light New-
comb's paper opposes Austin for
the university location because it
thinks such location will forever
preveut the division of the state.
The presidential assassination to-
gether with the hot weather has
prevented any new candidate for
governor being brought out in two
or three weeks. The papers do be-
come awfully dull sometimes.
Some of the Texas papers from
the way in which they discuss the
heat in the cities seem to think that
if a Cincinnati man could be drop-
ped anywhere in Texas he would
trecze to death in short order.
Tho Houston Post and the .Waco
Examiner aro not positive that they
understand each other on the freo
school question. It would be hard
to convince their readers that either
paper understands itself on the
.If tho president recover ten years
in the penitentiary will be the limit
of Guiteau's punishment. The Dal-
las Times says many men have re-
ceived more attention than that in
Texas for stealing a twenty-five
dollar pony. ;
The Waco Examiner says there
are some merchants who nail horse-
shoes over their doors for luck in-
stead of advertising in the newspa
pers. After awhile the sheriff comes
along takes down the horseshoe
and locks up the doors.
The Dallas Times has a good word
for Galveston; It says that city will
whatever misfortunes may befall it
always be a splendid bathing resort
as the water is not deep enough to
be -dangerous. The News returns
the compliment by saying neither is
the Times "deep enough to be dan
Tne Dallas Herald will issue a
"September .edition." in its an
nouncement of the fact the Herald
says : "While the commercial stand
ing ox the enure state will lorm a
feature in the enterprise it will . be
exhaustively devoted to the inter
ests of north Texas with full statis
tics of its products its railroads its
commerce its resources etc."
The Cleburne '. Chronicle says
"For a great and growing state like
Texas the legislature should be
elected every two years and due
hundred days will hardly give that
body time to get through with the
legislation necessary for the good of
the people liy giving that body
one hundred days instead of Bixty
the necessity for extra sessions will
iu a great measure be removed and
it will .probably provo to be a sav
ing to the state instead of additioniil
The lloustou Age in noticing the
strictures of the alleged newspapers
upon Governor Roberts hays : "Bat
the governor is as usual exactly
right. Prayer and thanksgiving are
matters not for state but for indi-
vidual .action. . if the correspond-
ents of the Post want to pray and
givo thanks for Mr. Garfield: thoy
have a perfect right to do so. If
the Post wants to proclaim a holiday
and devote a day to prayer and
thanksgiving let it do so. Nobody
Says the Waco Examiner: "A.
new comet has been discovered. . It
will not approach the earth to au
alarming extent. It is afraid the
Examiner's artist will make a map
of it. For the same reason Mr. Gar-
field will not visit the south after his
recovery. He says he was more
shocked by the Houston Post's pic-
ture of him. than by Guiteau's bul
let. And the narrow gauge might
build to Dallas if it wasn't for the
Herald man. Thus do these Texas
papers frighten away comets immi
gration ana railroads.".
That veteran . paper the Mexia
Ledger in a well-written reply to a
communication which took ground
against the advertisement in news-
papers of forced sales says : "Mr
Davis connects the names of the
printers of Texas with a scramble
tor spoils when he must know that
jt.se or tne puouc money or Texas in
proportion to population goes to
the printer than in any other state
and that there has been but little
eifnrt made bv the nresa nntil recent.
iv to secure what was for the best in
terest of the great mass of people
We do not wonder at the collectors
for growing furious at the press for
th y have blocked - 'a mighty fat
game' and put a stop to the custom
of getting a man a laud ror nothing.'
The Corsicana Ob serrer-Index pro
tests as follows against zealotry
"The religious zealots at- the Free
Methodibt camp passed a resolution
last Monday night denouncing ail
secret societies " especially Free
Masonry mint 'these over-
right30u and much zealous people
are wasting 'their efforts on the
desert air. They have antagonized
tho best families in the city by their
persecutions' of 1 the- societies to
which nearly all 1 our people are
either directly or Indirectly connec-
ted. If they could let well enongh
alo&e they would have enough to do.
Our patience and the patience of
the good people of this city is worn
threadbare by the unreasonable as-
sault made upon our charitable in-
stitutions. May God deliver us from
a religion that ostracises everybody
TEXAS FACTS AND FANCIES.
McKinnev wants an ooera house
built.- . '
Sunday excursions are popular at
Dallas is still worrying over the
.burglars are driving a good busi
ness in Denton.
The Dallas Land League has sent
$1000 to Ireland.
The rains have been quite general
throughout the state.
The Waco Telephone is advertising
lhere are a good many neailh-
seekers in San Antonio.
The bricklayers at Corsicana have
struck foe higher wages.
i he who or ic. u. small editor ot
the Palestine 2nrew Era is dead.
The amateurs at Waxahachie beat
the Chicago professional walking.
1 hat new opera boose scheme at
Dallas is assuming tangible ehapfe.
l be Corsicana papers are booming
up the water works for their town.
Ihe Texas Livestock Journal has
opened a branch office in San An-
tonio. The First and Second Baptist
churches of lloustou have consoli-
dated. The Brenham compress has mash
ed 28000 bales of cotton the present
The Palmer-Sullivan railroad com
pany keeps ihe people of Galveston
A number of young ladies in cor
sicana have formed an amateur con
W aco oners to donate ntty acres
of land to the state university if lo-
cated in that city.
The Dallas people are not sub
scribing to Gov. Hubbard's railroad
m very grett haste.
And now the Dallas people are
worried about a quarrel over the
The city assessor and collector o
the city of Houston is about $4400
short in his accounts.
The Santa Fe railway is running
excursion trains to Ma) or renns
camp meeting at Caldwell.
Brenbam is suffering from an at-
tack from the great North American
diversion known as base ball.
Gas is now furnished to consumers
in the town of Paris Lamar county
at $3.50 per thousand feet.
Hands are being employed to open
up and work the coal mines near
Cisco on the T. & P.
I'he Texas papers are giving the
Atlauta exposition a good deal of
notice and it deserves it.
The Waco Telephone does not use
Governor Roberts' refusal to join in
the thanksgiving proclamation.
A lady attempted suicide at
Hempstead. She gave as a reason
therefor too much daughter-in-law.
There is some talk of the East St.
Lours packing and provision compa-
ny locating a branch house at Dallas.
A case of variotoid developed on a
woman at Sherman the other day.
She was recently from Philadelphia.
The volksfest at Columbus in
spite of the; many drawbacks bad
weather aud drought was a suc-
cess. Public sentiment is rather divi-
ded at Weatherford as to whether
Burton should have been commuted
One of the men who made the as-
sault ouMassey at Live Oak camp
meeting has been fined $5 at Waco
by a jury.
In Dallas county . H. Work slan-
dered Ben North. They met to set-
tle the matter. Work is dead and
The business men of Sulphur
Springs have contributed $300 to
sink an artesian well on the public
square of that town.
The Corsicana people are becom
ing thoroughly disgusted with the
sauctificationists and some more
"rail-riding" may result.
Two car loads of fat sheep are to
be shipped from' San Antonio to
Paris France. A previous shipment
was made and proved satisfactory.
Chickens are scarce and in demand
at Caldwell where the big camp
meeting is going on. it is the con
lecture that Major Fenn gets awav
with about a half dozen each day
The Brazoria Independent says
that a thirteen-year-old boy out
hunting squirrels on the Bernard
killed a panther thinking when he
shot it he was shooting at a squirrel
All of the Texas papers contain
advertisements for artisans mechan
ics laborers- etc. Truly Texas is
booming and there is no necessity
for a man being out of work a single
Twenty-eight Texans arrivals dur-
ing the iast week are now sojourn
ing at Hot Springs Arkansas and
taking the benefit of those biiomou
ians waters for dyspepsia doubt-
less. - ...
The first legal hanging in Texas
took place at Houston in the spring
of 1838. The sunerers were two
men named Quick and Jones. The
date of the first illegal one is no t re
Colored lougshoreraen at Galves
ton who unloaded brick-laden ves
sels struck for higher wages
demanding fifty cents per thousand
an advance trom twenty to twenty-
Tho Waco Examiner is of the
opinion that co-operative stores are
doing a great deal of good and it
publishes a list of those now in suc
cessful operation in the state mo
list is quite lengthy.
The city and tne county attorneys
of Marshall during the empaneling
ofa jury last week gave a free pugi-
listic exhibition in the court house
which cost them each $25 license the
Judge acting as collector.
Henry liregory. a negro cow tmei
was shot and killed while under ar
rest at Ellingen Fayette county hy
an unknown party in the night. He
was supposed to be the leader of a
gang of cattle Btealers. -
At an earlv day all the Texas con-
fressmen will be invited to attend a
arbecne at the mouth of the Bra
zos and during the visit will be ex
pected to make examinations of the
work progressing there. - ;
Hong lvong lemonades are popu
lar in Dallas.' They are made of
Iced tea sugar and lemons and are
regarded as the most refreshing
drink ever introduced down the
throats of a sweltering populace. '
The Belton Courier suggests the
idea of utilizing the Idle ponds and
tanks for raising bull-frogs. The
Brenham Banner approves the idea
aud says as a table delicacy the hind
legs of the boll-frog are far superior
to tnose ox trying cnicxens. uncle
Dan knows alt about leers.
The-New York Herald is authority
for the' following: "A St. Louis
belle who was so lovely that a
Texaa city went Into rapture over
her was not only forgiven bnt al
most applauded when she Informed
a young minister that her cup of tea
was as hot as hades."
It will be remembered that sever
al years ago a man named Lynch
was shot and his - family of nine
children burned to death In the
neighborhood of Hockley. Lynch re
covered and went to Leadviile
where he lately murdered a man and
was convicted and sentenced to the
penitentiary for life.
- Waco. Telephone : '. Dallas county
proposes 10 ouua a new jau at
cost of $80000. A notable and very
commendable feature of the new in-
stitution w 111 be separate apartments
for tho use of insane persons male
and female who are placed in tem-
porary confinement by the county
.authorities. Thia will be a decided
improvement on the present system
of placing the " unfortunate insane
with the common herd of criminals.
Dallas is without gas in her
streets and the newspaper! are
howling about it.
EDITORIAL NOTES. - " .
. An archery club went out to
Sractice at Ensign's Mountain Mo.
liss Matthews bad a lovers' quarrel
with Mr. Grace fd when itcame her
turn to shoot av-the target a few
minutes afterward she sent an Arrow
into the young man's breast. It was
all an accident she$aid and she was
ever so sorry : but ho believed she
meant to kill him and had her ar-
.. The Spanish government has is-
sued a decree allowing JewsA re-
turn to that country frorrOrrhicb
they were brutally expelled and ban-
ished in' 1492. The concession has
been secured by tho intervention of
an influential Jew at Constantinople
who suggested to the Spanish minis-
ter that his fellow-countrymen who
were receiving such bad treatment
in Russia Germany and eastern
Europe might be again received in
Spain where they achieved such
Erosperity during "the middle ages
ixty thousand Jewish refugees have
arrived in Turkey and it is proposed
to have these continue their exodus
to Spain.the country which for seven
centuries was the only part of Europe
where they were free from persecu-
tion and their rights were respected.
Their subsequent treatment during
the fifteenth century is one of the
darkest blots in Spanish history.
A man and his wife of the name
of Zysset have just been sentenced
in the Canton Berne to penal servi-
tude for life for having murdered all
their children numbering either five
or seven. They admit having put
five to death and there is reason to
believe that they killed two others
whose births they concealed. Their
motive was simply to save .them-
selves the trouble and expense of
bringing their children up though
they seem to have been far from
Eoor a considerable sum of money
aving been found in their house
when they were arrested. The plan
they adopted to get rid of their chil-
dren was to deprive them of food
and when the process of starvation
did not appear quick enough or the
little ones cried too much it was ac-
celerated by strangling or knocking
them on the head- The jury ex-
pressed regret that under the pres-
ent law of Berne the Zyssets could
not bo sentenced to some severer
punishment than perpetual impris
A phonograph of an improved
construction is to be tried at Paris
for teaching pupils the pronuncia
tion of difficult words in foreign lan-
guages. A J rencli inventor bos patented
an application of the electric light
to the bleaching to textiles and other
Recent experiments show that
the light of an electric lamp travels
187200 miles'per second. Blue light
travels over one per cent faster than
Paper belting is used with suc
cess in tho machinery hall of an ex-
hibition now held in Japan. It is
said that the belting made of paper
has been tested and found to be
much stronger than that made of or
The hrst nun portion of mils
lrom the cow contains about one-
twentieth part of cream ; the second
nftb one tweittb and the last nub
one-sixth. How important then to
get the last and richest drop even if
it were not true that cows are quick
ly dried up by a slovenly practice of
leaving a small portion in the udder.
Cows will continue to give a flow ot
milk at a much longer period when
An English scientist considers
worry and overwork to be the most
important causes of debility. The
meu he says who first enticed wo-
men and children .into an industrial
career and they who have in later
times devised the scheme ot compe-
titive examination have done more
to enfeeble the British than can be
counterbalanced by the most perfect
systems of drainage and ventilation
with the highest personal cleanliness
A Roumanian engineer is re
ported to have produced a new 6ub
marine boat capable of remaining
under water for twelve hours and
which may be sunk to a depth of
700 or 800 lect. illumination on
board the vessel enables its officers
to see for a distance of 130 feet under
water. In the light of recent pro-
gress.thc realization of Jules Verne's
"Twenty Thousand Leagues Uuder
the Sea" seems to be an almost
probable event of the near future
The discovery of a new Aztec
calendar s one in Mexico is recorded.
It was found J tine 2 by Capt Evans
under a dilapidated Indian but
which stood on the place that once
formed the favorite garden of the
Texoccau "poet prince ' Netzahual
coyotl. It is a stone slab eight feet
by six covered with hieroglyphics
and near the centre of it a clearly
cut calendar similar to the far-famed
"Aztec calendar stone" which is now
attached to the cathedral in the city
of Mexico. Tho stone goes to the
Mexican National Museum. Further
excavations are to be made on t he
same site and since King Netzahu
al coyotl "the wise built his palace
on a hillock on which the residence
of the soveroign lords' of a more an
cient nation had stood it is probable
that further researches in that local
ity may lead to interesting discov-
eries. A Washington letter writer says :
"Doctress Edson though full of
hope in talking about the case never
allows - berseit to lorget tne real
facts. She says tho president asked
to see the bulletins issued yesterday.
He asked about the anxiety of the
public to see them and said : 'They
must be sick and tired reading them.
What is in one lite and what diner-
ence does it make any way ? She
says these views are caused by the
length and extent of the suffering
that the president has undergone
and m still undergoing and that un
der all the circumstances a speedy
recovery is not looked for. Up to
this time nothing has been told the
president of the gift to Mrs. Garfield
which is being collected through the
agencv of the New York Chamber
of Commerce but as for Mrs. Gar
field Mrs. .hdson says 'the very
thought of so much kindness quite
overcomes her.' Though he . has
heard of the various messages of
sympathy from all quarters of the
globe at least has been given a gen-
eral idea of them he does not know
the extent of them. To one of those
in his room he asked for the purpose
of getting a clearer idea 'Did it cre-
ate as much excitement as Lincoln's
did? .He was told that it did and
even more for Lincoln died so soon
that many heard the first time they
heard anything that President Lin-
coln died. ' After that he asked no
more questions in that connection.
The president in talking about the
shooting said ho distinctly remem-
bered being taken up stairs at the
depot but did not remember the
Vomiting which he bad been told
took place there. . v
The university of .Pennsylvania
was the first institution of its sort
In this country which . admitted
female students .to any part of
regular instruction having matricu-
lated young women among special
students as far back as 1876 bnt in-
stead of dropping entirely the sys-
tem '.borrowed from" mediaeval ages
it has hesitated . and now we find
Columbia College New York tak-
ing the lead in opening the way for
general university education to
Our Rambling Antj-Moasbackerv :
Corsicana Texas July 21 1881. 1
BUitor SUUxmu .-
Your correspondent left Austin
on the 8th inst for an extended trip
of a business natu remind in the mean-
time to see what prospects our
beautiful City of Hills might have
for the state university. At Hous-
ton much interest was manifested
regarding the medical branch and
various ideas expressed. At Gal-
veston the : 'same interest was
evinced in "the medical depart
ment . each city desiring that
branch and nothing more. Of
coursetravsling as a private citizen
with no credentials 1 could not
vouchsafe much and being in that
predicament vouchsafed nothing
save and except a hearty good wish
for the prosperity of both .bach city
seemed more intent on the "branch"
than any care fur Austin's
success. This was but natural and
we did not quarrel on the point. A
majority of those with whom we
came in contact expressed a prefer-
ence for Austin for the university
proper. The next point we reached
was the beautitul little city of Corsi-
cana the mosten&rprisinggo-ahead
city in the interior a city which has
no less than fifteen brick houses in
course of construction and two hun-
dred and fifty thousand dollars be
ing expended in brick and mortar.
At the present time business is nour
ishing money plenty and everybody
in good spirits inc Texas & ot
Louis narrow gauge is running reg-
ular trains from here to Texarkana
a distance of 203 miles and it has
but fifteen miles of iron to lay to
complete the line to Waco. The en-
terprise shown by this young road
in building - . so rapidly and
the - all 'important step taken
by it in reducing the railroad fare
to three cents per mile is the first
and important step to a revolution in
railroad - passenger and ireigiu
tariffs all over the state. Mark the
prediction.. All roads will come to
it sooner or .later and the sooner the
better;-thia is an age of progress
and the next road that follows suit
in reduction of fare will command
the respect confidence and . patron-
age of our people and the roads
that hang ou to the exorbitant fare
or five cents tier mile will be dis
tanced in trade and the good will of
the people. Under the impetus
given to railroads Texas now pos-
sesses too many-miles already of con
structed road to lag in this particu-
lar and with the land grant of the
state railways will be considered
grasping monopolies if they
persist in keeping the rates
at five cents per mile when
in other ; states without sub-
sidies two cents per mile fare is al-
most universal. They must come to
it ; better for them if they do so
voluntarily than to be lorceu py an
arbitrary act of the legislature
which certainly will be the case if
they delay. If Governor Roberts
were to mingle with the people as
your correspondent has he would
embody the subject in his message
to the legislature at its next session
unless action is taken before that
time by the railroads themselves
which every friend ot such enter
prises sincerely trusts will be the
case. Competition ought to regu-
late commerce but if instead it pro
duces combination then let the
strong arm of the people by law
enacted protect the interests of
tho people. A word to the
wise ought to be sufficient.
What corporation will follow the
example of the enterprising Texas
& St. Louis railroad ? The Austin &
Northwestern of course will when
constructed and this reminds me
that the construction of this road is
doing more for Austin among the
people of the state iu the matter of
the university than anything else.
htt- ia - TinTO- inneiderc'l mio nf tlit
enterprising cities of Texas and all
Texans seem to take a just pride in
her prosperity. Now let her old fo-
gies unlock their coffers and build
upon the banks of her beautiful
river manufactories of such pro-
portions as will bring wealth to the
investor and give employment a
home and happiness (o one hundred
thousand people. Will they do it?
or do they still want 5 per cent
per month on small loans to
poor people as heretofore? If
so God help their poor grasping
imitations of souls e. patent insides.
Let the Statesman continue to
pour hot shot into them volley and
thunder until they are driven into
the church of " Wholyness" by them
The news ot the death of Adiu
tant-General Jones is received here
his old home with universal sor-
row. ' S.
Dallas Herald : The Houston PoBt
publishes the following list of gen
eral officers furnished by Texas to
the Confederate army sent to it by
Mrs. Jane Mikcll of Charleston
South Carolina: Gen. John a.
Hood dead. Major-generals Thos.
Green killed ; J. P. Majors dead :
Sam B. Maxey; Thomas L. Rosscr;
John A. Wharton dead iingadier-
generals A. P. Bagbey; J. W.
Barnes: John R. Baylor; Ham P
Bee: X. B. Debray; M. D. Ector
dead; Harrv JB. Granbury killed;
E. Greer dead ; John Gregg killed ;
William P. Hardeman ; J. E. Harri-
son dead ; Tom Harrison ; Richard
Harrison: Thomas L. Hogg dead;
Wilbur H. King ; Walter P. Lane ;
John C. Moore dead ; Benjamin lie-
Culloch killed: Allison Nelson dead;
Charles W. Phifer ; E. S. C. Robert-
son dead; Jerome B. Robertson;
Felix H. Robertson; L. S. Ross;
Horace Randall dead; William R.
Scurry killed ; William Steele ;
Richard Waterhouse ; 1 nomas JN
Waul; J. W. Whitsfield; W. U.
Young ; Henry E. McCullochj John
M. Say lesy Randolph. John B. Hood
was lieutenant-general not a gen
eral there being but five generals in
the . Confederate army. Samuel
Cooper Robert E. Lee Joseph E.
Johnston and Braxton Bragg the
latter named having been appointed
to fill the vacancy occasioned by the
death of Albert Sidney Johnston
nhn wrA second In rank. J.
W. Barnes was not a brigadier
general in the Conlederate army
but in the State militia of Texas as
were E. S. C. Robertson and John M.
Savles. Richard B&rrison and
Randolph if general officers in the
Confederacy were not from Texas.
The name of A. Buchel one of the
gallant and most experienced of
ficers of the whole army is omitted
from this bstyet he was a brigadier-
general having received his com
mission after he was mortally
wounded at Pleasant Hill. . We do
not think Allison Nelson ever was
V Tr; ann..l thskiirrH Via
may have Deen. He was a fine of-
ficer and had death spared him he
uiauo uugwrei-Kvus. "w
woma have maae as priuiani a
record in -the war as he had preri-onsly-
fighting Indians in the
earlier ' days of Texas. Gen-
eral John C. Moore is not dead as
reported in this list hot still lives
in Texas. The name of Louis T.
Wigfall "the first brigadier of
the . Texas brigade in Virginia
is also omitted from . the list.
Of those named HoodMajors Max-
ey Felix H Robertson Rosser Bag-
by MooreBandalt and William
Steele were graduates of West Point.
Charley Phifer was an old army offi-
cer a lieutenant in the second cav-
alry but not a West Pointer. -
Belton -v Journal i .. Sam Houston
will havebeea-dead-eighteen years
next Tuesday and. now. when the
visitor enters the cemetery at U ants-
ville he has to have a guide to point
out to him the old hero's- last resting
place. A picket fence encloses the
spot and a jasmine bush struggles
out from the grass and weeds and
SOUTHERN CROPS " .'
South Carolina has made only
half an oat crop.
Watermelons in Virginia will be
as cheap as dirt.
Mississippi crops are pretty fair
but rain is generally needed.
Hard rains have done considera-
ble damage to crops in Georgia.
The Virginia tobacco crop will be
much larger than last year. .'
The apple crop in many portions
of Tennessee is almost a failure.
Alabama has been needing rain.
If it rains the crops will be unusually
good. . .
The season has been fair for all
sorts of garden 6 tuff and small fruits
Crops in certain parts in Alabama
both corn and cotton have never
North Carolina crops are up to
their standard wheat corn and cot-
ton being very promising. Storms
have done some injury.
. In many localities of Georgia the
corn crop is entirely lost while in
others not more than half a crop will
be made. Gardens have suffered
Between Memphis and Vicksburg
on the river corn crops are suffer-
ing for rain. Cotton though not
yet checked in growth would be
the better for a soaking shower.
In Florida although the corn crop
will be short it will far surpass the
expectations of the many who were
so fearful a few weeks since.' Cot-
ton is said to be in a flourishing
state and promises a tolerably fair
crop Many are planting peas and
sweet potatoes in order to make up
the deficiency of the corn crop.
An Arkansas Debating Society-
Debating societies flourish in this
state nearly every town of any size
having its society. Cabot had its
society probably has it yet Per-
haps it boasts of one less member
maybe two. At a recent meeting
while discussing the "Rise and Fall
of Nations" or some equally impor-
tant subject two of the orators by
the name of Neylor and Herrod be-
came angry. Neylor fumed with
rage as Herrod tore his argument
into shreds and continued to upset
his theories. He jerked out a huge
knife and made a desperate attack on
the speaker. Before Herrod realiz-
ed his intention Neylor was upon
him and although the spectators ran
to separate the combatants Herrod
had been cnt iu seventeen places.
The blood covered the door and the
scene was most ghastly. Strange to
say none of the wounds are consid-
ered dangerous. Neylor escaped in
the excitement and is still at large.
Little Rock Democrat. . .
WE WILL BEHD FRER
Belt Bind etc
1 n i JOY. E.M..M.
gf th UnBwtnjror
Til 4 for.
DR. JOY'S ELECTRIC DEVICES
fur biBlnlln sad Trial Wow r'arsasilaa
offennK from Nervou Hnkatwi
ml Debility X-oss of Nsrve Force or VI
anr dlaeue resoltinr from Abdsbs and (
Caubkh. or to mmy omm afflicted with Rheama-
tlun Keoralffia Paralysis Bplnsl Difficulties.
bled wltb Diseases peculiar to their sax.
AnAAriv relief and comDlete restoration tohaalth
Garsnteed. Tbeae sr lb only F.leetrle
sTleca or Aspllaaea that have ever
been constructed aposi srlMiUae orlawl.
vlea. Tbelr thorough efficiency lias been prac-
tically proven with the most wOMderfnl las-
mmtm from the mast enslnent dleal
ui..ifw r Amprlca. bend at one
for book giving all Information free. Address tne
manufacturers. - '
WAGNER A CO
Cor. sUcUsui At. sad Jacksoa St Chics ga. HI
INDORSED BY ' 1
PHYSICIANS CLERGYMEN AND
THE AFFLICTED EVERYWHERE.
THE GREATEST MEDICAL
TRIUMPH OF THE AGE.
SYMPTOMS OFA '
Losa of appetiteNau8eabowelB costive.
Fain in theHead.with a dull sensation E
blade fullness after eating with a disin
ick part fun under tne snovuaer-
clination to exertion of body or mind!
Irritability of temper. Low gpirita Iioaa
of memory wit ha feeline oTEavlns nes
lected some duty weariness .Dizziness
Fluttering of the HeartTDotabefore tSa
eyes. YePqwSkin H eadache-fiestleas-
nesa at nignt nigniy coiorea. urine.
V? THESE WARNINGS ARE UNHEEDED
SERIOUS DISEASES WILL SOON BE DEVR0PED. i
TUIT'S PHLS are especially adapted to
such casesuue dose effects snch a chaste
of feellv; as to RstoniKh tlie sufferer.
They Imervase tlie Appel Urn And cause the
body to Take on f'lntli. thus the system Is
noorlabed.aml bv Un-irTouieaeloaon the
Ila-eaUve Oriraina Uecular Mtools are pro-
duced. rTice 2S cents aa Murray Ht-. W.T.
TUTT'S HAIR DYE
SBAYHAiRorWHifiKEiii plianged lomiLoasy
Black tya slnele aiilt-ation of this Dvt It
Imparts a natural color. m Instauiuneously.
Bold bj Ir up?i3to or-K-lil l-v i-xpri-wun receipt offl.
Office 35 Murray St. New York.
rir. TCTT8 SIM' (I. of Vnlafr- Inform Mae ssd k
fUM UrrrloU mlU kr Mlh-S Ml mm ipslhelhl
' BOTETOURT SPRINGS VA
The Thirty-seventh Annnal Session closed with
the most satisfactory results bixty diplomas
were awarded in Mntle departments. There were
lour graduate In partial cour.es and fonr fals
graduates. The department of music numbera
ed more thau one hundred pupils and made a
cbaste and Impressive exniuii on commence
ment day. Art sloo wss cont-Dlcuons.
The facilities here autadrd for broad. Varied
and elevated InstrnctlonThe advantages of lo
cality climate and comfort and esnectally the
care of health morals and manners of pupils
are most inviting to mougnuui parents.
Eighteen officers and teachers seven of whom
The Thirty-eiehth Annual Pession wi'l
onen on the 14th of September 1881. For full
Dartlculars apply to the Superintendent.
CHARLES L. COCKE. Sunt.
y Pupils are received for the tire period
of scholastic trsining. Including ; tions.
Here Is a climate the most de le on the
continent for schools. Id aregtoifeee from ma
laria and abounding In ptcturejue natatn
ranerv. at oneof the most beautiful homes 4n
Virginia enjoying the further advanage of
mineral waters farenu msy una a piaceior tne
iw.r nhvairal. moral and apathetic develoo-
1 nf their daughters.
nn stents secret or open but will fnrnleh refer-
ine scnooi employs
4 nf h mnt nmminent citizens of
Texas. Datrons oi me scnooi ana wu sena an
officer to take charge of the girls who may pro
pose to enter at we opeuiug w uic bcbbivu.
ti Ki:s--ac-'iivi. y-iisr'tx.
vViMjpi!:g C iHiLd rotSz H .iria.i t i
Tr.Miijk'ft " "t o'.' V;".-
WTs i.W UM --.-.
T OTICE TO CONTRACTORS
c- will h. rMtirea toe offlcv
or the commissioner ui
and History until 12 - August 15th promo
fo luih material sn buiid . feocc for the
Bute Cemetery. fcait fence o feet
tone. 6 feet high wiu two carriage gates with
side entrance to each; tho p.-cta and railing of
mountain cedar ana the paitngs sxa Dase ooara
of cv Drees all of the best quality and well sea-
soned and put np in the best style. The bids
for painting mast be separata... No bid azeesd-
Ing "l be considered. -
Each proposal must be accompanied by a de-
sign and specifications of the style of fence bid
on. also a satisfactory guaranty that if suc-
cessful the bidder will enter into contract and
give good and sufficient bond to complete the
work acording to its terms.
The rlcht is reserved to reject all bide.
. A. W. 8PAIGHT
July 1881.-)yl7 tf Conuniasioner
slirnisf m . sr A w 1 m m
oui Wl L - 1
TT 3ST ID eS'T
Honston & Texas Central Bailw'y
The only Line running through the Central and
best portions of the State of Texas. i
PASSENGER EXPRESS TRAINS
DAILY FAST FREIGHT LINES
Kansas City St. Louis . and Chicago J
PULLMAN'S PALACE SLEEPING CABS
Each way daily without change
BETWEEN ST. LOUIS AND HOUSTON VIA SEOALIA
Missouri Pacific Railway. .
350 TO 600 HUES
The Shortest ' Line
Texas and Kansas City Hannibal
AND ALL POINTS NORTH ASD WEST.
Passengers have choice of Routes via DEN1-
bum a; sissuuKi rAi.'iriu K to
KANSAS CITY HANNIBAL or
ST. LOUIS or via the
Texas & lew Orleans All-Ball Ttironsh Line
VIA HOUSTON AND NEW ORLEANS.
From or to any point In Great Britain or Conti
nent or K n rope via the
HOUSTON AND TEXAS CENTRAL RAILWAY
And all-rail to New York thence via
NORTH GERMAN LLOYD
White Star Inman MIssiKsippI & Domlni n
itoiteraam Italian ana ueneral Trans-
Atlantique Steamship Lines.
un saie at tne lonowing stations :
Special inducements to emigrants and neoole
dcpirinif to settle in the State.
tiFor information as to rates of passage and
freight routes etc. apply in person or by let-
ter to A. FAULKNER
Texas rasseueer Agent.
E. D. TRUE C. B. GRAY
A. G. F. A. A. G. P. A.
A. H. 8WANSON J. WALDO
Gen'l Supt. G. F. fc P. A.
a Mia. - - A
Bin Bona'' Galls. j Poll Evil
Spavin Sprains Swellings
Ceib 8eratehes Fistula.
- Sweeny Wounds Big Head.
- Splint ' Bruises
THE BEST GENERAL LINIMENT
In Use for the Stable
Also for Screw Worm In Stock.
In ... gm four tlmt ma' farf mm
Pttoa 88 Oenta
TOR 81LE BT BRUO5IST8.
C. F. BROW CHEMICAL CO. Proprietor
87 Maiden Lane New York.
Por OXxllls and 3E"s-r3
AND ALL DISEASES
laaaad by MalnrliU Poison Inc or the Blae
A rainn.v UTKI1 CtTHE.
Price H 1 .OO. Fur saw by all Druggist
l c: '57
. UKACTIFUl EVrnt-BLOOMIXO
ft e deliver STHONO 1UT ROSKS for Intel
tiloom and Fall Planting tajdy hit mail at sl
txirt-oflices. Five 8plendld Varieties your choict
il labeled for (1 1 li for $3 1 for H m fnt
jr oiir New O tilde to Boa Culture and
hoof jrom over 504 Ftmeat ttarta. Our Uruit
ptrloly r zmwing and distributing Rosea
' . SEMPLE'S
SCOTCH SHEEP DIP
Prepared from Tobacco and other vegetable ex
racta. Warranted to cure Scab destroy Ticks
tnd all Parasites infesting sheep. Is non-poisonous
and Improves the wool: 75 cents pet
gallon ; 8M gallons will dip 160 sheep. For city
aulars address T.SEMPLE
ntyU-weai west nam bt.. lxmisviiie a.y.-
H. L. EMERY'S UNIVERSAL
tfCTWU sin cciiDEi:sia AITS feeies.
n'uruitd the Best t'benneiit and maat
refitable ginning ana cjc
Jcaniug outfits In
V ldoTy Introduced dnrlnr tlie part twen trypan
farto ewry cotton growing tectlou of the boutn. '
Mary theusaoes iu pe end ibelr genonL
xelieaoe and superiority of oat-tnm and
yield of lintbotataquuuisw.4u-uUkiit;-Xuil
IlluMrated Catalerne and Price List de
acriblng construct Ion operation capoclty.cic aud
Other valuable In format inn toall interest
Odin raising and ssarkn mna rattan nailed
free and pfBaid en application v.itli'rsre.
tally written V. Ok adaxess ot applicant by at
dressing e - - 9 I
BI. LIMtIT BNtVERSU CPTT0 611 CO'
re ana reliable caiivaaner C leveland 0. J
wanted to eaavasaHius and adtolnlng con nl leg '
A victim of early tmpri deuce causing net
long debility prematura decay etc. having'
tried in vain every known remedy has discover
ed a simple means of self-cure which he wll
send tree to his fellow-sufferers. Address I. H
&MVXS 4S Chatham street M. Y.
i: .-.. ' 1 . "
the "ECLIPSE STABLES"
W. H. FIREBAUGH & GO.
AGENTS FOR FAIRBANKS CO.'S SCALES.
Manntaulmeis of amy daseriptfoa of Circular Mill aad Cress Cat Swa Wholssils Pnlsril j
Ilnaber mad Leather Beltiu Files. Maadrela Cast Ilaaks. Saw flsaera. Caseta. ai I
all Saw aad Plaatng 01 III gapplleai Sols Ifamfaotarars of lchmed Patent SIMM 4
Clreaiar Saw. EVERY SAW WARRANTED. tSOarefnl attention to repair work. Agents tj
TAR ITC K ri ltdv
I 4-ftlU I l a a-llla.IV
Our Ntw Illustrated Catalogue mailed free on application.
: ' ' Dn. Habtib's Iron Tonic Is a preparation
rnospoautt auociatea wim tne veftetaoie Aromatice. uiorsei by tne Mcnics rrormsion
and recommsaded by tbem for Dyspepsia. Weaeral Iblllty raaaaW Itlaaaaea.
llainfltlml bi THE DR. KARTEB UETJICIME CO. 213 LUali Street St louB4
THE BEST -
: OF ALL
. FOB : MAN AND BBAST.
For more than a third of a oentnry the
Mesieaua Mustajsg Liniment has bee a
known to millions ail oyer too world aa
the only safe reliance for the relief of
accidents and pain. It is a medtoine
above price and praise the best of Its -klmd.
For every form of external pain
Mustang Liniment Is witbont an equal.
It peawtawtae fleeh and muscle to '
tne- very bone making the ocm tin us-
ance of pain and inflammation impos-
sible. Its effect snpon Human Flesh and
the Brute Creation .are equally wonder
ful. The Mexicans c
T.lnifn(iit U needed W somebody In
every house. Every day brings news of
the sceayefsa awful aeajd er burn
aiiodued of ' rheusnatle martyrs re
stored er a valuable Bsm er ox
save by. the bsaUng power of this
which speedily' tares such ailments of
the HUMAK FLESH as
Bhsanatlint ewtinagi ttU
loimta Contraetedl Muaelea Burns
and ttcajila. Cuts. Urnlsee and
Bsnlu. Palaonoua Bites and
Ntlngs. atuniess Lanuaeu Old
Sores Fleers Frostbites Chilblains
Sore Nipples Caked Breast and
Indeed every form of -externa dis
ease. it stents witnetut seare.
For the Bkdtb Cbkatioh it cares
Sprains. Swlnnjr "UflT JoInU
Fsaadnr. ITairneee Bores Ifoor Iis
eases Foot Bot Screw Wonos rb.
Hollow 1 Hsra neraeenea nnw
sralls pa-rtn Tsrnssh Blnabane
Ola Bores FoU Mril FUm npon
tne BtKht and every other aliment
to . which tne occupants of tho
table and Htock Yard are liable.
The Mexican Has tana; Liniment
always cures and never disappoints;
aad it is positively ...
rci. llLC3 BSAST.
Wlll b Mpiicd Tree to alt who applg &y
Tter-.. ... i .:
Oat1 Kxperlmental Oronnds ih
which we test our Vegetable and
Flower Seed are snost eons fletes .
ana oar Orsaahestes lor FlaiUa
(covering; S an-res In aUaaa) are
I? PETER HEHDERSQH & CO.'
35 CoHIandt Street New Ybrk."
' li iirJv stOtvfvri.i7 :.irjiv.
l ita.oncrrr thc l jt 4 uiaK. Jef foX '
Uf kOUr CCOJOfl Of VansWaea nr-fi Mft T!-nflaf
offer n immn- mjmelt
Orsce-Vuns. Frstl t:
40bWutnutsli ttn U2ii!lv
OxTryr. H 4rr... -
ST. LOUIS LTA7 SCHOOL
Hmmmi Hnxiwiocx at. Lotus.
- Georgians chew "BLACK-DRAUGHT
instead of tobaooS. .
s ip 1 VMi.M:
mil j w i jii ?
051 O I -O. S P:
- - J . - i-i . nfis-swi.jBe:r. --Minn .
if V leoiHnUiiV tyjtiCrttve or' -' fj
7 Curtis & Coj
to 819 North Second Street St Louis M .
riucci C m
If ntaaakw MACHINERY
of Protoxide of Iron Peruvian Bark and the
Miscellaneoua Advertisements. 1
J. C. PETMECKY
Is better prepared than ever to rurnlsh
tho State of Texas with breech-loading
guns single and double-barrel shot-guns
irora fia ana upwards a run stock of
CUNS RIFLES PISTOLS ETC.
Of the best and most Improved Knrllsh
snd American manufacture. - Also a full
stock of .
Paper and Brass Shells Wads anil Cans
end a full line of ' J ' '
Bepalrln; and farnlshlng for gans .
specialty. Be will guarantee as good
worit as tclentlfie mschsnlsm can uro-
duce. Call ai see him. au2dawly j
OPEN FOR THE SEASON.
NORTHEAST TEXAS W WILES WEST OF
- JKFFERSON.ONTHB EA8TCINB A
. BKU BJVM KAiLttUAIJ.
THE COMPANVsASNOCIICE THAT
THIS DEUCKTFUL WAlC PUCE ANO
WILL " BE OTENED JUNE 1st
For the accommodatloa of visitors wltb msny
anaiuoas ana improvements over ism kmuou
No mosquitoes. All rsll route. No stitglojr
Dslly mail snd trains; SelegrapliJ Houl anc
enlsine Iret elass.
These Springs are moet A'-llshtnillr sitntted.
In the tnlnti)f enormous hllln of solid iron nrnj
witn neaaiirai streams oi rantiinr water. Ttiu.
beet hnutlcg snd lablag. Deer frequently see.
In sight of the hotel. Vise livery mahlu au-
spleiuiid reads bowllns alley nice and well u
rauped hath booses with all the modern coo I
venlpsces and an eiritsnt string )dI secnn-t
for the seaeen All tallroads In Ilia ststewlli
mn nH trln excursion tickets in tlia Hurlnu!'
- Keierence rormer ruesis.
PROPR1ETUK BllhuEM BPHINOS.
Mv85Uiel. : . L Cass Cpnnty Texss.
V OV 'V SAJI 4jWlrawKr ' a.
V AA nw"IP- V"
VVANTED rotiLi m If I. " -II lha
( i ! mt lk Hlmnm lumlm" T "'r.
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. . WHOLES ALK AJSfP EKTAXU
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