Daily Express. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 199, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 23, 1874 Page: 4 of 4
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The Black Hills Exploration.
Despite the depreciatory predictions
of the class of parasites who fatten
upon the government maintenance
of the Indian braves in idleness,
Colonel Custer's expedition has
mused no bloodshed and has awak-
ened no hostility in the regions tra
versed in his march to the Black
Sills. His energetic movement
may, perhaps, inspire a little awe
to the savages who chance to cross
his path, and the reports which we
now receive of rich discoveries of
gold and silver among the moun-
tains by his soldiers shows that it
has already beeu successful in at-
taining its principal object.
UNIT till STAT.ES,
passed AT TIIK
FIRST SESSION OP THE FOR-
TY-TH1RD CONG RESS.
[General Nature—No. (M.J
AN ACT to tix the time for the election of
Representatives in the Forty fourth Con-
gress from the State of Mississippi.
And said accountant or accountants
shall take a:i oath 'o faithfully discharge
the duties imposed by this act. Said hoard
of audit shall give notice for the presen-
tation of the claims hereinhrfore specified
in such manner as may he deemed neces-
t dry; and no claim shall be audited or al-
,lowed unless presented within ninety days
after the first-publication of such notice,
and said board shall make full report of
all their acts and proceedings to the Pres-
ident, to be by him transmitted to Con-
gress on tlie first day of the uext eessim
thereof. Each of the sr.'d officers consti-
tuting said board shall be paid the sum of
two thousand dollars for his services un-
der this act, out of the funds of said Dis-
trict, in addition to his present compensa-
Skc. 7. That the sinking-fund commis-
sioners of said District are hereby contin-
ued; and it. shall be the duty of said sink-
ing-fund commissioners to cause bonds of
the District of Columbia to be prepared,
in sums of fifty and five hundred dollars,
bearing date August firs', eighteen hun-
dred and seventy-four, payable fifty years
after date, bearing interest at the rate of
shree and sixty-five hundredths perccnt.
per annum, payable semi-annually, to be
signed by the secretary and the treasurer
of said sinking-fund commissioners and
countersigned by the by the comptroller
of said District, and sealed as the hoard
may direct; which bonds shall be exempt
from taxation by Federal, State, or muni-
cipal authority, engraved and printed at
the expanse of the District of Columbia,
and in form not inconsistent, therewith,
and the faith of the United States is here-
by pledged that the United States will, by
proper proportional appropriations as con-
templated in this act, and by causing to
be levied upon the property within said
District, such taxes as will provide the re-
venues necessary to pap the interest on
said bonds as the same may become due
and payable, and create a einkink-fund
for the payment of the principal thereof
at maturity. Said bonds shall be number-
ed consecutively, and registered in the of-
fice of the Register of the Treasury of the
United States, for which last named regis-
tration the Secretary of the Treasury shall
make such provision as may be necessarv.
And said commissioners shall use all ne-
cessary means for the prevention of any
unauthorized oo fraudulent issue of any
of such bonds. And the sinking-fund aowi-
uiissioners are hereby authorized to ex-
change said bonds at par for like sums of
any class of indebtedness in the preceding
section of this act named, including sewer
taxes or assessments paid, evidenced by
certificates of the auditing board provided
for in this act.
Skc. H. That the authority conferred on
the board of public works to issue addi-
tional certificates of indebtedness by sec-
tion four of the act ol the legislative as-
sembly approved on the 29th day of May,
eighteen hundred and seventy-three, is
hereby annulled. No property shall be
advertised for sale or sold for the collec-
tion of any assessment authorized by the
legislative assembly by the act entitled
'•An act creating drainage and sewerage
sections in the cities of Washington and
Georgetown, in the District of Columbia,
and providing for the payment of the con-
struction of sewers and drains therein by
»ssessnients and issuing certificates there-
fur" approved on the twenty-sixth day of
June, eighteen hundred and seventy-three,
until otherwise ordered by Congress; and
it shall be unlawful to issue an further
certificates of indebtedness authorized by
Skc. 9. That no boord or commission of
which the governor is ex officio a member
(the board of public works excepted) shall
be abolished by this act. but the members
«f the same, other than the governor, shall
«onstitute such board or commission.
SEC. 10. That the act of the legislative
assembly of the District of Columbia en-
litled "An act to fund unsettled liabilities
•f tlia city of Washington, anil providing
K)r the issuing of bonds, and levying and
collecting taxes to pay the same" approv-
ed June twentieth, eighteen hundred and
seventy-two, is hereby ratified and approv-
ed; but none of the bonds authorized by
said act remaining unsold shall be nego-
tiated or sold at less than par.
Approved, June 20,1S74.
[General Nature—No. 63. j
AN ACT 'o provide for the apportionment
of the Territory of Wioming for legislat-
/>'• it f linch'I by Ihf Senate amI llou»c
of Iteprisenlatires of the United Statin of
Aineriea in < migriKu assembled, That
the apportionment of the.Territory of Wy-
oming for the election of met-ibers for the
next legislative assembly of said Territo-
ry filial 1 be made by the Governor thereof,
ii. accordance with the provisions of an
act of Congress entitled "An act to pro
vide a temporary government for the Ter-
ritory of Wyoming," approved July twen-
ty-filth. eighteen hundred and sixty-eight:
1'iovided, That for the purpose of such ap-
tionment it shall not be necessary to take
u new or additional census or enumeration
of said Territory : And provided further.
That the power hereby conferred upon the
governor slihall be continued in full force
nutil an apportionment shall be made by
the legislative assembly of said Territory,
under the provions of the organic act
Approved, June 20, 1874.
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Needles for all Sewing Ma-
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Old Machines taken in Exchange.
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devoted to Sewing Ma-
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W. T. Blackwel 1«
DURHAM, N. C.
He reminds tho public that the United
States Court has recently given a decision
in bis favor, which secures full protection
from the imitators of his Smoking Tobacco,
and that dealer? and manufacturers are
alike liable to ".csecution for daaling in
the spurious brands.
HUGO & SCHMELTZER,
Commerce Str., Sau Autonie,
'AGENTS FOP. WESTERN TEXAS
Will keep always on baud a fresh sup-
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How either sex may fascinate and
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they choose instantly. This simple men-
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mail, for «5cts. together with a marriage
guide, Egyptian Oracle, Dreams, Hints to
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Chairman ol the Faculty,
MAHY SHARP COLLEGE.
Kstuiblishcd in 1851. This old and celeb-
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verbially healthy town of Winchester on
a bench of Cumberland Mountains, Ten-
nessee. Commences its annual sessions
of ten months on the FIRST MONDAY in
SEPTEMBER. Still under its first, and
only President, Z. C. Gkaves, LL D. For
thoroughness and cheapness of education,
is not excelled by any school in theSouth.
Send fur catalogue containing all essential
G. S. WALMSLEY. Treasurer.
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AND ALL THROAT DISEASES,
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PUT UP ONLY IN BLUE BOXES.
A TRIED AND SUiftE HEMEDY
Sold by Druggists. ''w
200 PIANOS AND ORGANS
\cm and Secoud-Hand, of First-Class
Makers, will be sold at F.owcr Prices for
cash, or on Installments, or for rent, in
fitv or Country, dnring this month, by
UOltACE WATERS & SON, No.
4H1 Broadway, N. Y. than ever offered be-
fore in New York. SPECIALTY: Pianos
and Organs to let until tho rent money
pays the [price of the Instrument. Illus-
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to'Ministers, Churches, Sclioois, Lodges,
ii.UOM OiilAtx O■'<!«'i'C<l ill (Hlvniicc !
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By Mrs. Stenhouse, ol Salt Lake City, 25
years the wife of a Mormon High Priest.
With introduction by Mrs. Stowe. Over
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were ordered by old Agents, in advance,who
are now selling 25 to 40 a day ! Its sale i*
without ])iirall(d. One Agent (lady) sold
280 in one week. Terms big; sale iiouitirely
.immense. Complete ontlit free to ill I agents
who mean business. Circulars free. Address
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TA.- is no new and untried discovery, bu'
i has been long used with wonderful remedi-
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to certainty that it will eradicate
w the disease, and with assiir-
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while exposed to tho infection, that will lie ex-
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Hence it is even more valuable for protection
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j'tuci$i.oo i'i:u bottle.
"V Eendered Useless
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EE STORE YOUR SIGHT, .
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Old liyes Ylade Wew.
All diseases of the Eye suecesssfnlly trea-
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Read for yourself and Restore youi
Spectacles and Surgical Operation ren-
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Many of our most eminent physicians,
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their Sight permanently Restored for life,
and cured of the following diseases
1. Impaired Vision ; 2. Presbyopia, or
Far-sightness, -r Dimness of Vision, com-
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specks or floating bodies before the eyes;
11. Amourosis, or Obscurity of Vi-ion ; 12.
Cataracts; Partial Blindness ; the Loss of
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Greely, of tho New York Tribune, writes:
,,J. Ball, of our city, is a conscientious
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intentional deception or imposition.
Prof. W. Merrick, of Lexington Ky.,
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contents of daily newspapers, aud all with
the unassisted eye.
„Trucly am I grateful for your noble inven-
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I have been using spectacles twenty years.
I am seventyyeais old.
Truly yours, PROF. W. MERRICK."
Rev. Joseph Smitu, Maiden, Mas., cured
of Partial Blindness, of 18 years' standing
in one minute, by the Patent Ivory Eye
1j. C. Ellis, late Mayor of Dayton, Ohio
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Patent Eye Cups restored my eyesight
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cnresr.il tin mors from the wnr -r Scrot.
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