The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 300, Ed. 1 Friday, March 8, 1878 Page: 1 of 4
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Comparatively speaking, Texas is a
vast expanse of wildernesses, modified
here and there with dots of population,
patches of cultivations, and those chan-
nels of trade and travel wliich form the
arterial system of civilization. Of our
Texas wildernesses, none ie more re-
markable than that which is just now
the subject of some animated corre-
spondence in the News. We refer to
fie southeastern region of the Sta'e
which, though abounding in diver-
sified resources and attractions,
was for many years singularly seques-
tered, unnoticed and obscure. Until
lately railroad enterprise failed to pene-
trate it, westward streams of popula-
tion flowed around it, and left its small
population to conditions in every way
unfavorable !o social and material pro-
gress. It is not strange that such a
population should be found to reflect
in their salient virtues, and in some
characteristics which are not com-
monly esteemed as virtues, the
silent but inexorable influences of their
environments. According to such
writers as Taine in France, and Pro-
fessor Draper in the United States,
men, taken individually or collective
ly, are very much the creatures of their
physical circumstances. Draper traces
the late civil war in this country to in-
evitable antagonisms of ideas and pro-
clivities [generated by differences of
climate. He allows that, while such
antagonisms are not to be wholly eradi
cated, they may be reconciled on a basis
of frank recognition and mutual toler-
ance. He predicts the ultimate crop
ping out, in our mid-western re-
gions ^between the Mississippi valley
and the Pacific slope, of the picturesque
orientalism of Arabia, the poetry and
dreamy romance of Persia, and the re
ligious aspirations of Palestine. He
expects these results, and others not
less important, to be worked out by the
geographical law of human character.
Admitting that the modification of man
in America by climate and other physi-
cal influences would, in the strict
natural course of things, bs as great as
contemplated in the theory of Pro-
fessor Draper, he doss not suffi-
ciently consider the extent to
which the appliances of modern civili-
zation may neutralize climatic and geo-
graphical inequalities. The most po-
tent of such neutralizing agencies is
the railroad. It is manifestly the most
potent in changing conditions that
tend to fix and to petrify, so to speak,
isolated populations in provincial pre-
judice, lethargy and stolidity. The
railroad is destined to transform the
face of every Texas wilderness into
manifold aspects of beauty, genial-
ity and beneficence. Here in
southeastern |Texas we have a
region as large as some of the States in
other paits of the Union, and far more
fertile than most of them, awaiting such
a transformation. It will come. The
development of the railway system will
yet diffuse over this region a thrifty
population and all varieties of culture.
The same remark is applicable to
southern Texas in general. In the pro-
gress of industry and of civilization the
mist productive lands have not been
the first to be taken up. The
ruder forms of agriculture as well
as of pastoral husbandry have gone
first by preference to the poorer lands.
As population, labor and capital in-
crease, the surpassing fertility of the
lands bordering the southern coast of
Texas will more and more command
attention, enlist enterprise and undergo
The legal fraternity of St. Louis are
agitated over a novel point that was
raised in Judge Thayer's court last
week. In a case in which one of the
railroads was concerned, the jury ren
dsred a verdict contrary to the instruc-
tions of the court and were compelled to
reverse it. The plaintiff's attorney now
sues out a mandamus in the Court of
Appeals to compel Judge Thayer to
accept and record the first verdict.
The case appears to present at least two
new points, one being the action of the
judge in compelling the jury to reverse
their verdict, and the other the motion
to compel him by mandamus to receive
and record the verdict as first rendered,
The custom usual in such cases has been
to accept and record the verdict of the
j ary, then set it aside and order a new
trial. Great diversity of opinion ap
pears to prevail, some of the oldest
members of the bar holding that a writ
of mandamus can only lie where no
other remedy exists, and that it must
be dismissed because the relator has
choice of a writ of error or appeal
Other eminent lawyers hold that when
an officer of the law refuses to do his
duty the remedy is by mandamus, and
that it was thv duty of the judge to
have received the first verdict.
St. Louis and Chicago merchants
assert that, by dishonest arrangements
with the customs authorities, New York
dealers get goods passed at from five
to ten per cent. less than can be done
at other points in the country. The
attention of the secretary of the treas-
ury has been called to the facts, and
now that the financial question has
been disposed of, for the time at least,
that functionary can easily find time to
correct the irregularities of his New
It was stated by a member of the
American Institute of Architects, at a
meeting recently, that the loss of build-
ings by fire in the United States and
Canada, amounted annually to $100.-
000,000, to say nothing of the loss of
life, and that 78 per cent, of the loss
was due to imperfection of construction.
The loss, at this rate, in twenty fi\e
years, would be sufficient to render
every building in the United States and
The Honest Alcalde and the Wick-
ed Lip a ii Indians.
A noble Lipan Indian, who resided
in Mexico, near the border, os account
of his health, and in order to raise up
his children among genteel people, was
returning from a moonlight excursion
into Texas, driving before him several
horses he had taken from the rancho of
a Texan whom he had murdered, when,
on crossing the sacred stream that di-
vides the celestial land from that of the
outside barbaric Gringoe3 he met one of
the noblest works of God, an honest
man, in the shape of a Mexican Alcalde.
" This," said the Alcalde with a severe
frown, " is an infernal outrage and a
1 responded the noble
but these were all the
I had been there be-
"I know it,
Lipan Indian, '
horses he had.
fore, you see."
"Wretched caitiff," responded the
honest Alcalde, "wouldstthou plunge
all Mexico into war for a few sore back
ponies, thief that thou art ?"
"God forbid !" responded thp intelli-
gent catspaw; " in taking these horses
I am simply carrying out the policy of
President Diaz, who directs that all
causes for local irritation on the border
be removed. The causes for irritation
are these Texas horses, and I am re-
moving them as fast as I can." And
the varlet winked suggestively at the
noblest work, who threatened to report
the matter to the nearest Mexican
officer, whose duty it was to arrest raid-
ers from Texas.
'He is the very hombre," retorted the
Indian middle-man, "who for every
head I bring has agreed to pay a dollar."
"A dollar didst thou say, heroic de-
scenc'ait of Guatamoc?" asked the honj
est Alcalde, examining the horse's
" Only a dollar a head am I offered,
going, going," responded the noble
'And a quarter," bid the noblest
'Gone," said the Indian, "butycu
ought to set 'em up on them figures,"
as the honest Alcalde poked off Mexi-
can dollars on him at 95 cents.
Moral—The Indian thief is be'.t r
than the Mexican receiver.
Xbe Anglo-Texas Land Company.
The meeting recently held in London,
f jr the purpose of forming the Texa?
Land Company, of which a report is
given in correspondence published else-
where, was evidently of an important
character. It was attended by a num-
ber of English capitalists, and the fact
that upward of $150,000 was subscribed
on the spot showi that they mean busi-
ness. The design of the company, it is
learned, is to secure large areas of the
best lands in Texas, on such terms as
will enable the incorporators to resell
to settlers; to lay out town3, and build
and let or resell small tenant houses
upon forty, sixty and eighty acre farms;
and to advise and assist emigrants
as to best and cheapest mode of reach-
ing Texas, and exporting their products
to the best markets after they get here.
The lands purchased by the company
are to be sold to parties having a suit-
able working force upon a credit of
from three to five years. Money
enough to improve the land, build
houses, buy teams, etc , and enable the
purchasers to make a crop, will be ad-
vanced to them upon the farms at eight
per cent, interest. The mortgages in
cident to these transactions will be re-
cogmized as good security to the com
pany from the first, and as destined to
become better from year to year as the
settlers improve their homesteads. The
capitalists whose co-operation is espe-
cially sought in the formation of the
land company are those having sons
and relatives to provide for. It
is claimed that colonizing un-
der the auspices of a power-
ful combination of home relatives
will be attended by moral and social
advantages which will tend to make the
life of emigrants the more enjoyable in
the home of their adoption. The
movement is an auspicious one for
Texas. Carried to a successful con-
summation, it will direct hither a class
of settlers eminently desirable—fami-
lies from among the better order of
English society, who have brains and
muscle and energy, though not afflu
ent in money. W'hile there is room
enough and plenty for all within the
broad domain of the Lone Star State,
the sturdy and industrious yeoman is the
citizen most needed here to work in the
interest of the State's develop ment.
BUI for a New Judicial District In
Texas Favorably Reported—Mili-
tary Expenses la Texas—Tbe Re-
sumption Repeal mil and tbe
Senate Finance Committee, Etc.
[Special Telegram to the News.l
Washington, March 7, 1878.
The House Judiciary Committee has
authorized Mr. Culberson to report
back favorably the bill to create a new
j udicial district in Texas, the provisions
of which have already been published.
The secretary of war reports the
amount spent in the department of
Texas from July 1, 1869, to June 30,
1877, for forage, fuel and straw for
quartermaster's department, at $5,105,-
Members of the Senate Finance Com-
mittee explain the postponement of a
vote on the bill repealing the Resump-
tion act by saying they desire first to
ascertain what effect the Silver bill will
have, and how rapidly silver coin is to
The House committee on expendi-
tures in the department of justice
agreed to. -substitute a salary of $5000
for fees, etc., now received by United
[.-Associated Press Dispatches. 1
Washington, March 7.—Bills intro-
duced and referred:
By Mr. Howe, of Wisconsin—Kelat-
ing to teleeraphic communication be-
tween the United States and foreign
countries; to Foreign Relations Com-
By Mr. Cockrell, of Missouri—To
provide for the organization of the Mis-
sissippi river improvement commission
and for the correction and permanent
location and deepening of the channel
and improvement of the navigation of
that river; to Commerce Committee.
Washington, March 7.—Mr. Hart-
ridge, of Georgia, reported a bill re-
moving the political disabilities of R
H. Chilton. Passed.
The bill to supply the deficiency for
temporary clerks in the Treasury De-
partment was discussed all day, and
finally passed. It contains an appro-
priation of $25,000 fer clerical force.
Mr. Sargent, of California, occupied
the day on the Chinese question. He
proposes to amend treaties so as to
modify Chinese immigration.
Adjourned to Monday.
Current Notes at t!ie Capital.
Washington, March 7.—The Com-
merce Committee of the Sena'e re-
solved to report favorably on Bennett's
petition to allow the Pandora to bear the
American flag, and detail a naval officer
to conduct the proposed Polar expedi-
In the case of Finley v3. Brisbee,
from Florida, the sub-committee will
leport unanimously in favor of retain-
ing Brisbee, Republican, in his seat.
Judge Marks, a member of the Lou-
isiana Electoral College, who has been
here for some weeks in the interest of
the Returning Board, and who departed
for New Orleans last Friday, telegraphs
thence that the motion for a new trial
in the Anderson case was postponed for
two weeks. Meantime Gen. Anderson
remains in the parish prison. There is
no hope, Judge Marks says, of a pardon.
The Committee on Labor and EJu-
cation report favorably on the joint
resolution that eight hours be regarded
as a day's work throughout the entire
Collector Wade, of Savannah, tele-
graphs that he has broken up nine dis
tilleries, and captured several distillers
in Elbert county, Ga.
New dollars will only be used at
present in exchange at par for gold
coin and purchase of silver bullion at
the market price. They will not be
Issued for current expenses until the
coinage is sufficient to treat all impar-
A special from New Orleans says
Col. Isidore McCormicb, formerly Gov.
Kellogg's chief of staff, and now" agent
of the Interior Department in the log
cases for the States of Alabama, Missis-
sippi and Louisiana, had arrived there
from Alabama, when he received a shot
from a rifls ball entering his cheek and
passing out near the ear. Another shot
lodged in a map of the country which
he was carrying in an inside pocket.
He fled and reached Brivillo station, on
the Mobile and Ohio Road.
The veto of a special session of court
at Scranton for hearing of the log cases
will not probably receive the necessary
two-thirds vote in the House.
The colonel of a regiment of Vir-
ginia volunteers, that wished to give
character to the celebration of Wash-
ington's birthday at Charleston, wrote
to Gov. Vance, of North Carolina, for
permission to pass bis command through
that State. The genial governor of the
Old North State, in granting the re-
quest, said: " Permission granted. Be
virtuous and you will be happy—but
you won't have much fun." The North
Carolina governor does not seem to
have extended the pleasing hospitali-
ties to his Virginia friend that marked
his conduct when exchanging cour
tesies with the governor of South Caro-
lina, and yet the Moffett bell punch has
not been introduced in the Carolines.
The Maine bank cashier who pre
ferred to die rather than reveal to three
burglars the secret of his combination
lock, was as conscientious as he was
heroic. In the safe has been found a
life insurance policy on the life of Mr.
Barron for $5000, with a letter stating
that if any errors should be found in
the accounts of the bank after his
death, that sum, or so much of it as
might be needful, should be used in
making good the deficiency. He was
unwilling to have his memory tarnished
by any accusation, however trivial or
ill-founded, after he had closed the ac-
count current of his dealings on earth.
Monument makers will find in the re-
cord of this Maine cashier a subject
worthy of the purest marble.
The new description of cotton, found
in the wilds of Africa, called the Ru-
duda cotton, is attracting some atten
tion. A peculiar roughness is felt in
drawing the fiber through the fingers,
which will recommend it to manufac-
turers as an excellent quality to mix
with woolen fabrics,
Number oflnsurgents Surrendered
Havana, March 7.—It is officially re-
ported that the number of insurgents
who have surrendered, from February
28 to March 5, is 1230 persons with 180
arm", in the neighborhood of Sancti
Spiritus, Remedios, and the line of
defense called La Trocha. Of the pro
minent chiefs, Maximo Gomez, Benitez
an 1 Rodriguez, embarked for Jamaica;
a id Salvador Cisnaris, Marquis of Santa
Lucia, for Europe.
How tbe Back of tbe Cuban Insur-
rection was Broken.
New Yobk, March 7 —The World
publishes a batch of letters between
New York Cuban leaders and their
commercial agent in London, which
letters it says were in some way com
municated to Spanish authorities and
disclosed, to the effect that in August
last a final desperate effort was to
have been made by the insurgents:
Cuban agents had collected $350,000,
and, as asserted, purctaied the steam
yacht Estelle, a steam tug at Pittsland,
and two fast steamers at Glasgow.
These two last steamers were seized by
the British government, on complaint
of the Spanish minister, February 15.
Their seizure has been kept private.
Col. McCarty, well known in connec-
tion with his arrest some time ago here
on a charge of stealing $25,000 worth
of diamonds, offered, for $5000 cash
colonelcy in the Spanish army and a
royalty upon a patent torpedo, to in
form the Spanish minister at Washing-
ton of facts on which the suspected
steamer Estelle could be legally de-
tained. His offer was modified" and
accepted ar.d McCarty gave his infor
MARINE AND SHIPPING.
New York, March 7.—Arrived: At-
las, Alsatia, State of Indiana. Arrived
out: Amanda, Martha N. Hall, Com-
merce, Agnes, Sutherland, Amelia
London, March 7.—The Neckar from
New York, February 24th, for Soutl -
ampton, passed the Lizard with shaft
New York, March 7—The steamer
Bolivia, from Glasgow, reports sight
ing the ship Bertha, from Liverpool for
Portland, in distress; found Capt. Hill
and three of the crew washed overboard
during a heavy Iweasteily gale. Th
mate and one seaman were injured.
New York, March 7.—Arrived
Wisconsin. Arrived out: Leipsic,
London, March 7.—Steamship Nec-
kar was towed into Falmouth' with
shaft broken. I
TUE EASTERN QUESTION
Grand Duke Nicholas and tbe En-
try Into Constantinople.
London, March 7.—The Times Vienna
dispatch says: At Russian headquarters
it is positively stated that when the
British fleet passed the Dardanelles per-
emptory orders came from St. Peters-
burg to march into Constantinople, but
the Grand Duke Nicholas took upon
himself to disobey the command, and
only moved forward in the direction of
Constantinople, sending at the same
time to St. 1'etersburg a statement of
his orders for his course.
London, March 7.—Reuter's have the
following from Constantinople the 6th:
The Sultan has invited the Grand Duke
Nicholas to visit this city to-morrow.
The visit depends on the Sultan's yield-
ing to the Grand Duke's desire to be
accompanied by a mounted escort of 80
The Daily Telegraph special from
Pera announces that the Grand Duke
Nicholas will visit the Sultan on Thurs-
day, and will enter Constantinople at
the head of 2000 officers.
From St. Petersburg.
London, March 7.—The limes cor-
respondent at St. Petersburg telegraphs:
Gen. Ignatieff will probably embark
for Odessa on Friday, taking with him
the treaty for ratification. It. vs ■sub-'
pected in official circles here that Eng-
land will purchase or seize Mitylene
for a naval station, to counterbalance
the increase of Russian influence at
Constantinople. It is said such a step
would be looked upon with compara-
tive indifference by Russia, as England
is already able to blockade the Darda-
Xbe British Fleet-Con fcrence
London, March 7.—The Constanti-
nople correspondent of the Manchester
Guardian says: The British fleet is still
at Touzla. The channel squadron has
reached Besifca bay, and will probably
be ordered to rendezvous at Touzla.
This evening's Pall Mall Gazette
prints the following dispatch, dated
Berlin, March 7: "Prince Bismarck is
disinclined to attend the conference. It
is stated his health is declining. Phy-
sicians recommend his early return to
Varzin. It is thought here England
will decline to invest her representative
with powers implied in the proposal to
change the conference to a ' congress.'"
England and the Conference.
In the Lords the Duke of Argyle
called attention to the treaties of 1856
and 1871 and maintained that Turkey
was the only power which has broken
them. They were, therefore, practi-
cally at an end.
Lord Derby admitted that the state
of thing3 contemplated in those treaties
had ceased to exist. The treaties were,
therefore, only binding until Europe
ratifies a new system. He
would not enter minutely in'o
the question of England's attitude
at the conference, but as a general prin-
ciple England wished the question to
be settled in a.European, not in exclu-
sive Russian sense, and she wished the
settlement to be durable and equitable
toward the various races and creeds.
The act of the negotiators was one of
no common complexity. The govern-
ment would do its best to bring about a
Tbe Treaty of Peace—Nicholas's
Reuter's Telegraph Company have
received the following dispatch, dated
Constantinople, March 7, midnight:
Raouf Pasha has been selected to
accompany Gen. Ignatieff to St. Peters-
burg, to exchange ratifications cf the
treaty. It is understood that the Czar,
during negotiations at St. Petersburg,
will considerably reduce the indemnity,
and probably grant some further modi-
The visit of Grand Duke Nicholas to
the Sultan was postponed, in conse-
quence of the difficulty of coming to an
agreement in regard to his military
New Orleans, March 7.—At 9
o'clock to-night Schmehl had accom-
plished 184 miles and Wickers 115
miles, completing her first 100 miles in
39 hours, 49 minutes and 52 seconds.
Pedestrianism in this city promises to
establish it3el£ with favor. Gov. Nich-
olls and party were present to day en
couraging the walkers with well wishes.
Extra Legislative Session.
Gov. Nicholls has convened the Le-
gislature in extra session for fifteen
days, specifying matters for considera-
tion, including revenue and appropria-
tion bills. This extra session will cost
the State about $75,000 for expenses.
Buffalo, March 7.-
. -Mrs. Dr. Lacy
Broad, proprietress of the ladies' drug
store, for seme time shadowed by the
police, has been detected in the act of
procuring an abortion.
THE FAILURE RECORD.
New York, March 7.—Warren
Greenleaf announced to the Stock Ex-
change his inability to meet his obliga
tions as member of the firm of Green
leaf, Norris & Co.
New Orleans, March 7.—Bloom &
Co., wholesale grocers, have suspended
No statement. Meeting of creditors
The creditors of John I. Adams &
Co. have agreed to accept 50 per cent,
in full settlement, and give the firm one
year's time in which to pay. Under
that adjustment Adams & Co. have re-
Cincinnati, O., March 7.—The fail
ure of Howell, Gans & Co., large hard-
ware merchants, is announced.
THE FIRE 'RECORD.
Newburgh, N. Y., March 7 —Geo.
W. Underbill's residence was destroyed
by an incendiary fire. Family absent.
Cleveland, March 7.—A fire at
Spartanburg, Pa , this morning de-
stroyed every business house in the
place, including Masonic Lodge, post-
office and depot. Loss $50,000. In-
Memphis, March 7—The Anchor
Line steamer City of Chester was
burned at the elevator here at 2 30 this
morning. Two lives were lost. The
boat and cargo are a total loss. Only
two passengers are known to be lost,
John Kernen, mail agent, and a col-
ored barber. All others were taken
off or jumped overboard and were
picked up. The boat had a cargo of
300 tons of general merchandise and a
large number of mules and hogs, all of
which are lost. About 4 o'clock the
boilers exploded, jarring through the
whole city. The boat was owned by
the Memphis and St. Louis Packet
Company'and was valued at $40,000.
Pennsylvania Coal JTIlnes Suspend'
Wilkes Barre, Pa , March 7—The
Lehigh Valley and Franklin Coal Com
panies will suspend operations to-night
for the balance of this month. This
completes a general suspension in the
region, as the Riverside, Delaware and
Hudson and Lehigh a d TVi'kis Bane
Companies are already idle. This
owing to the fact that a quota allowed
this section by the combination has been
filled. The Lehigh Valley Company
worked but three days this month.
ltun Down and Sunk.
New Orleans, March 7.—The pro
peller Hope was run down and sunk
by the steamboat Texas yesterday even-
ing. Paul St. Pierre, his wife and two
children were drowned, being in the
i cabin of the propeller,
texas news by telegraph.
News of an Attempted Aa>a«slna-
tlon—Contest WItii a Burglar In
a Private Dwelling.
[Special Telegram to the News.l
Bryan, March-7, 1878.
News was received here this morn-
ing through Mr. Armstrong, assessor of
Burleson county, that while he and
Henry Hodges were at supper at the
latter's house in Burleson county, just
across the river, some cowardly villian
fired through the window at Hodges,
the shot blistesing his breast and carry-
ing away part of his clothing and
beard, but doing no other damage.
Fifteen buckshot and one slug were
picked out of the wall. Hodges is the
same man who, with Milton Parker,
was charged with the murder of Rush
Rmdle, and was on yesterday allowed
bail. As yet there is no clue as to the
would be assassin.
Last night a negro man was found in
the house of Capt. Ayres by Mr. Phil-
lips, one of the boarders, who, when
ordered by Mr. Phillips to stand, seized
a carpeted brick usad to prop the door
aijd th££K-lluk4MBn&4lE^Pkillips, hit-
ting him in the stomach, and knocking
him almost breathless. Mr. Phillips
then clinched with the negro, but after
a scuffle of a minute or two the negro
escaped on account of Mr. Phillips be-
ing weakened by the blow from the
brick. Phillips could not identify the
Later—Very strong circumstances
point to and have caused the apprehen-
sion of one Peter Finch, a negro, as the
New»p»p»r Correspondent In
[Special Telegram to the News.l
Liberty. March 7; 1878.
The article in the News of yesterday
signed " N. A. T. ,"in which the cor-
respondent purported to give the con
versation of a citizen of this place and
one from Louisiana, caused considera-
ble stir. Mr. Bristley, the party re-
ferred to in the communication as from
Liberty, denied in the most positive
terms having given expression to any
such ideas about the people of the
country. To day, on the arrival of the
west-bound train, the author, or sup-
posed author, of the communication
being on the train, was called upon and
a severe rebuke administered. The ar-
ticle certainly was a misrepresentation
of the people.
Opening oi the Parliament—King
Humbert from tbe Throne.
Ro>re, March 7.—King Humbert
opened the Italian parliament. In his
speech from the throne he said: We
shall consolidate and render fruitful the
great work of Italian unity, to which
its glorious founder devoted his life.
The speech enumerates various bills
for electoral, financial and administra-
tive reforms, which will be submitted,
and continues: New treaties of com-
merce will provide fresh resources for
the treasury and avantages for trade.
The experience of rccent wars ren-
ders it necessary to place the army
and navy on a new footing with re-
gard to arms and material change
which science is daily perfecting. We
unhesitatingly assented to the confer-
ence. desiring to secure a durable
peace for Europe. Our impartiality
will give greater value to our counsels,
and recent history will afford a con-
vincing argument for supporting the
solution most in conformity with jus-
tice and the rights of humanity. Such
is our faith which, splendidly confirmed
by living facts, is preparing for us a
moot precious alliance—the alliance of
Tbe Address from t?;e Throne.
London, March 7.—The Manchester
Guardian's correspondent at Rome
says: The address from tbe throne, on
the opening of Parliament, Thursday,
after referring to the depression of
trade throughout Europe, will promise
electoral reforms and reduction of taxes
on corn and salt. The address will
al30 describe the diplomatic action taken
by Italy in order to insure durable
peace in the East. With regard to the
papacy, the address will be entirely re-
spectful, but will affirm more distinctly
than ever the unification of Italy, with
Rome as its capital. It will likewise
reply to the circular of the cardinals of
February 19 th, and to the attitude of
the Vatican circular of cardinals, which
referred to the renewal protest against
Discordant Parliamentary Groups.
London, March 7.—A Rome corre-
spondent of the Times telegraphs that
the ministers have failed to come to an
agreement with the various discordant
parliamentary groups. The govern-
ment is likely to be defeated on the
election of a president for the cham-
ber of deputies. The result will proba
bly be a dissolution of the chamber and
a new general election.
The King's Reference to the Pope*.
Rome, March 7.—In his speech from
the throne the king refers to tbe Holy
See as follows: "Pope Pius IX, after
;overning the church for 32 years, has
ascended to the tomb, regretted and
venerated. The rites of electing his
successor have been performed in per-
fect freedom without disturbing the
tranquillity,'of the State, peace of con-
sciences or the independence of the
ministers of religion. Maintaining an
institution and reconciling respect for
religion with a determined defense of
State, laws and principles of civiliza-
tion, we prove how great are the fruits
of liberty. We are confident that in
our hands Italy will not fall from her
The Cabinet Crisis.
London, March 7.—The Pall jWall
Gazette's Rome correspondent says that
Signor Crispi's resignation probably
presages the cabinet's fall. King Hum-
bert will probably commission Signors
Caireli and Zanerdelli to form a minis-
try. A coalition government is impos-
sible, ns the Left refuses to compromise.
Rome, March 7.—At a cabinet coun-
cil yesterday, Signor Crispi resigned
the Ministry of the Interior. Signor
Depretis, President of the Council and
Minister of Foreign Affairs, will pro-
visionary administer the ^department.
Signor Crispi succeeded Baron Nicotera
in the Interior Department after the
last crisis, in the hope of reconciling
tbe Liberal party in the cabinet.
Appreciation of Government Securl
New Yobk, March 7.—The Tribune
says: The demand for government
bonds has been unusually great in tbe
past few days. The sales of a single
bank for the week aggregated three
and one-half millions, "mostly for in-
vestment. Fully a fourth of this has
been for the four per cents, of the de-
nominations of fifty dollars and one
hundred dollars. The daily gales of
bonds by one bank now average
million. It is stated that two city capi-
talists, who have been loaning money
on stocks at four per cent., have with-
drawn their capital, and yesterday in-
vested $500,000 in governments.
Torpedoes as Toys, j
Fort Wayne, Ind., March 7.—two
sons of Matthew Lynch, 12 and 14
were hurt by the explosion of a rail
road torpedo, with which they were
playing, and both died last night.
Another son, aged two, was badly
wounded, and can not survive.
Oonsul Wilson's Testimony before
the House Foreign Committee—
Bloody Shirt Revival—Geu. Sher-
man and tbe Congressmen.
Altar to the Tomb.
[On the night of February 28 the
entire city was saddened by the news
of the premature death of Mrs. J. M.
Tryon. The news was brought to the
ball-room and through the hall. From
sorrowed hearts could be heard, above
the straics of the gay music—dead!
Written for the Galveston News.]
'tis time to pray.
Hon. A. H. Stephens, in the Inter- | The World does not approve of the
national Reti«vo, denies the statement I conduct of S. S. Cox towards the Presi-
made by Gen. Dick Taylor in the | dent, and proceeds to pay its respects
North American Review that in an in- to the New York representative in this
The dsnce went on—the city time
Rang out the hour on silver chime.
The glowing cheek, the flashing eye.
Like dew-drops Death a summer sky;
Could take no heed—had nought to fear.
The place, the time, was meant for cheer.
The waltz was .whirled—as silvery knell
Rose high, above the music's swell.
And out into the dismal night
Went joyous.* ound and flashing light.
41 Dead, did you say—passed away ?
* The peerless bride of yesterday V
u Her spotless robes and youthful bloom
Changed to cerements and the tomb.
"Dead! dead!" sped -from
' How sad—so beautiful, eo y#i*ng.
And now the music seems to surge • *_
Like high notes of some ancient dirge. >
4 There now—dance on,there's naught to fear;
But l*;k—what dims the chaadeller?'*
1 Yes, yes, il is a gloomy nfght,
Turn up the gas—let's have more light."
11 dread the solemn tunes thay play,
Let's end the dance—'tis time to pray."
William F. Clarke.
Special Correspondence of the News.]
Washington, March 2, 1878.
consul wilson's testimony.
Consul Wilson's testimony before the
Foreign Affairs Committee concerning
the Mexican border troubles has been
printed. It does not contain the charges
against Gen. Ord, Capts. McNelly and
Kells, and Gen. Potter, as understood,
and to which allusion has been made in
a former issue of the News.
The facts are these: He male the
charges against the gentlemen as al-
leged in the committee room of the
House Committee on Foreign Affairs,
but requested that they should not be
taken down at the time, and asked to
be allowed to consult his official tele-
grams at the State Department, so that, , . (
he could speak of the matter advisefHyr- -" °p<T,K-miss' this
The consul discovered that he had
raised a storm, and began to feel a little
shaky in his official brogans. It is said
he was urged by advisers to keep his
fingers out of that pie, and for once in
his life concluded to follow good coun-
sel. He is understood to claim consid-
erable merit for having crawfished.
bloody shirt revival.
The recent debate upon the Mexican
War Pension act has afforded an oppor-
tunity to partially revive the bitter me-
mories of the late civil strife—an op-
portunity which, I regret to say, has
not only been seized with avidity by
such unscrupulous partisans as Hale, of
Maine, and Garfield, of Ohio, but has
been reponded to with unnecessary fer-
vor by such would-be champions of the
South as Chalmers, of Mississippi.
Looking at the matter as a predeter-
mined line of party tactics, one can
scarcely expect otherwise from the Re-
publican leaders in their present
straitened circumstances, seeing that
all of their former victories have been
achieved under the folds of the bloody
shirt; bat certainly we had a right to
expect that Southern Democrats would
learn something by the experience of
the past and would no longer continue
to supply the enemy wilh ammunition
in the °hape of hot and hasty words in
dtfense of Southern honor and South-
ern chivalry. Sucu vindication will
doubtless read well in the newspapers
and gratify the constituents of'the
speaker while improving his chances of
a re election to $5000 a year, but they
surely do not tend to the pacification
of the country or the development of
its material resources, orthedownfall cf
sectional domination through the Re-
But, it may be asked, shall we sit
idly down and hear ourselves and our
people reviled and abused without of-
fering a word of defense? To this
there is a ready reply. The utterances
of a few party leaders do not truth-
fully represent the sentiments of a par-
tv. It is to build up a spirit of opposi-
tion among their followers that the
leaders seek to commit their op-
ponents to inconsiderate, passion-
ate and reckless utterauces. It
is here that the Hales, the
Fryes, the Garfields, the Congers,
are of supreme importance to the party
of their affiliation. They hover about
the opponent's flanks and skirmish in
front of its lines, armed -witli sharp-
pointed javelins, with which they stir
up the smouldering fires of enmity and
seek once more to revive the bitterness
of the past. If by such means they
shall succeed in arousing the fiery hos-
tility of an " ex-rebel brigadier" and
compel him to defend the "Lost
Cause" and its followers they are at
once rendered supremely happy, and
turning to their followers, they agitate
a certain gory garment, shouting in the
meantime: "See there! The war is not
ended yet! The rebels are still tinre
pentant! Treason must be made odious
if we have to go to war again! " And
all this because a few hot-heads of the
South can not consent to treat a few
blatherskites of the North with silent
contempt—the only weapon that pos-
sesses terror to them.
gen. sherman and congres3.
A short time ago Gen. Sherman re-
ferring to the proposed iaw requiring
officers of the army to wear their uni-
forms, whether on duty or not, in-
dulged in some pretty strong expres-
sions of displeasure, among other things
saying that officers might be expected
to wear their uniforms when in the so-
ciety of gentlemen, but they should
not be required to don them when en-
tering bar-rooms or associating with
congressmen. This was considered
rather rough at the time; but the aver-
age congressman, it would seem, has
rights which even "the general of the
army" is bound to respect. At least he
has a chance " to get even" when the
time for appropriations comes round,
or a new bill looking to the reorgani-
zation of the army is to be brought
forward. From more recent utterances
of Gen. Sherman, it would seem that
he has began to listen to reason, and
now speaks of congressmen in most re-
spectful terms. Whether the new Ban-
ning bill, by which it is proposed,
among other things, to reduce the pay
of the general of the army from $ 17,000
to $10,000 per year, has had anything
to do in modifying the views of this
particular official, can only be surmised
terview between himself and Mr.
Stephens in "July, 1865," the latter
gentleman exhibited no warmth of
feeling toward Jeff Davis, who was
then a prisoner, and sick at Fortress
Monroe. Mr. Stephens goes to the ex-
tent, in his denial of Gen. Taylor's as-
sertion, to characterize it as a " perfect
M mchausenism." The New York
World thinks that Mr. Stephens in assert-
ing that the interview referred to did
not occur in "July, 1865," should have
gone further and shown that it did not
occur at all. The World says that suck
an interview did occur, but in Octobtr
instead of July, and thinks that Mr.
Stephens should at once modify the
tone of his denial.
Hie Late Geo. W. Paschal.
The Corpus Christi Gazette, probably
deriving the facts from the son of the
deceased, gives some further notes on
the life of the late Judge Geo. W. Pas
He was a native of the State of Geor-
gia, and was reared in the county of
Oglethorpe. He was what the world
knows as a self-made man. One year
of his life only was passed within the
schoel-house, his education having
been obtained at home with his father
as a tutor, who was a man finely edu-
cated. At an early age, Judge Paschal
commenced the study of law under
Gov. Lumpkin, of Georgia, and was
admi.ted to the bar in 1833, being at
that, time twenty-one years of age.
Two years after he was elected to fill the
position in his district corresponding
to our present office of district attor-
ney. During the Indian troubles in
1831-5, at the time the Cherokees re
sisted the movement to force them be
yond the Mississippi, he became a vol--
unteer with the rank of lieutenant in
the Georgia volunteers under General
Wool. In 1836 he moved to Arkansas,
where he practiced his profession at
Van Buren, and in 1841 was elected
Supreme Judge of that State. He held
the office but one year and a half. Not
being content with the emoluments of
the office, he resigned before he had
attained the age of 30. In company
with his brother, I. A. Paschal, he vis-
ited this State in 1846, both of whom
settled here and established the law
firm of I. A. & G. W. Paschal, the for-
mer living in San Antonio. This part-
nership lasted until 1868, when the
death of his brother occurred. His
family moved to Galvestop in 1848. In
1851 Judge Paschal moved to Austin,
whence he changed his residence to
White labor is being freely empiojed
by ths planters la Terrebonne parish, La., to
cultivate the sugar crops.
As is pretty generally known, there
is a camel rancho in Bastrop county,
which has been in existence some twen-
ty years, and furnished many menage-
ries with these ungainly beasts for ex
hibition. The Hempstead Messenger
of Thursday reports another shipment
of a carload of ten camels from Elgin,
railroad station 'his side of AustiD,
under charge of Mr. E. Lanf;r.r, who
is taking them to Janesville, Wiscon-
sin, where they are to be added to the
attractions of a traveling menagerie.
Tbe Messenger briefly repeats the his-
tory of camel-breeding in Texas.
These camels are the progeny of the
herd brought into Texas about twenty
years ago, with the expectation that
they would be used for transportation
on the staked plains and other desert
regions, about the time of the Mormon
rebellion. They were landed at Galves
ton, but the chances of employing them
profitably for army purposes failed, and
they were sold. They proved somewhat
like the elephant won in the raffle to
the first purchasers, but finally fell into
the hutids of M. D. Mather, of Elgin,
who now owns the whole herd, about
forty in number. Evsry year sales are
made of the increase, which is usually
about ten, to the various showmen of
the country. The price they bring is
from $250 to $500 each at from two to
five years of age. Mr. Lanfear says:
They are no more trouble to raise than
horses or cattle. The colts for the first three
or four days are rather tender and require
close attention, but after that take their
chances with the herd. They feed on cactus
and brush, eschewing all grasses that cattle
and horses eat, if the favorite cactus can be
had. tno females, with proper care, give a
colt every year, and the price at which they
are sold, the ease with which they are raised,
their extreme docility, and the adaptability
of our climate to their nature, would seem to
indicate that camel raising is a profitable
business in Texas. Mr. Lanfear says there is
one camel in the herd that has traveled 150
miles between sun and sun, and that most any
well-broke camel is good for more than one
hundred miles in a day.
The solid men of Boston are exer-
cised over the proposition to tax mort-
gages, and some of the largest capital-
ists, to escape assessments already au-
thorized, as well as those that are
threatened, have removed their domi
ciles to suburban places. The railroad
connections are such that business men
can reside thirty to fifty miles away
from their city offices with as little
inconvenience as if they were but as
many squares away. The question is
one of much importance, and it will
take a good deal of argument to con-
vince renters as well as owners of real
estate that they should be taxed to sup
port the city government because they
represent a certain description of pro
perty while owners of bonds and mort-
gages go untaxed because they repre
sent a different kind of property. The
question interests other places as well
as Bosl on.
INTELLIGENCE BY .71 AIL.
In consequence of the riotous pro-
ceedings attending the performances of Count
Johannes in Boston, the board of aldermen of
that city refused to license his exhibitions.
The British consul at New Orleans
De Fonbl&nque, is examining officially into
the origin and circumstances of the fire on
the ship Tornado, destroyed at the whaif at
New Orleans last week.
"An explosion, the origin of which
is to us unknown," is what a coroner's jury
has just said caused the disaster and loss of
life in the New York candy factory, on Bar-
clay street, some three months ago.
There is to be an extra session of the
Louisiana Legislature. The newspapers of
the State complain of the time that has been
frittered away in trifling legislation, but one
bill of any importance—the Pacific Railroad-
having up to this time been passed.
Grace Greenwood discloses tbe re-
markable fact that Sen. Butler has shown
much kindness to the wife and daughter of
Mumford, the New Orleans man whom he had
executed for pulling down the United States
fl g. Where's Burgess?
Capitalists of Boston and New York,
in connection with a number of Southerners,
are interesting themselves in the project of
a railroad from Port Royal, South Carolina,
which is one of the finest harbors on the At_
lantic, throvgh South Carolina, Georgia
Noithern Alabama, to Chattanooga, Tenn.,
where it will connect with roads leading to
all the principal cities in the South and West.
The executive of North Carolina
stands true to the famous characteristic.
When the Walker Light Guard of Richmond.
Va.. arrived in Wilmington last week, on
their return from a visit to Charleston, Gen.
Taylor, of the North Carolina State troops,
read the fallowing telegram which he had re.
ceived from Gov. Vance: " You will arrest Col.
Bradley T. Johnson and his command on their
attempt to pass through your city, and detain
them until the liquor gives out.'' The Vir-
ginia soldiers were then entertained in a
handsome manner, and the liquor which had
been provided for them was rapidly con-
sumed. That's what the Governor of North
Mr. S. S. Cox, when a year ago he
was writing to Mr. Hayes to secure an
office for one of his friends, did not ad-
dress Mr. Hayes, we believe, &3 a
"fraud." We advise him to appeal
from Cox one time to Cox another
Hon. George S. Boctwkll, of Mas-
sachusetts, will probably be appointed
first comptroller of the United States
treasury, to fill the vacancy caused
by the death of Mr. Taylor.
The New York Star says it. is report-
ed that Senator Lamar, of Mississippi,
will, at no dis ant day, take up his resi-
dence in th it city, and assures the seua
tor of a cordial welcome.
BALVESTON, February 16, 1878.
Messrs. KLOPMAN & FELLMAN,
Dry Goods Merchants, Tremont St.:
You are hereby comman^efl that you prepare and exhibit by the 1st
>f Marcb proximo a full and complete stock of DRY KOODS and LA-
DIES FANCY GOODS, nomade and ready made, and that yon fix prices
upon the same at such low figures that a«l our country visitors may be
able to purchase in spite of the hard times.
And you are cautioned that your Stock shall lack nothing that will
supply the most fastidious taste or substantial demand.
By order of .VOKIl'S, King.
» GALVESTON, February 17, 18T8.
Most Potent Grand and Wortby Seignori:
Your Boyal Command shall be obeyed in every particular, and all
the features of our trade shall be put forth in such ^rand display that
ourconntry friends will marvel at the ingenuity of man—to woman's
comfort—and that such thing* can be for so little money.
Your Royal Highness's Obedient Servants,
Klopman & Fellman.
Cheap Adyertisement Column
Two-story House, situate No.
street, bt tween 11th and 12th sis. Possession
given immediately after sale. Apply to I.
~*«inberg. cor. Strand and 2id sts. mh3 lw*
LEASE ADVANTAGEOUS—Locat'n favora-
ble for b'ding-house, saloon, theatricals,
auction, store or bakery. Rent low. Sam Maas.
FOR SALE—The Quilbeau building, and lot
10, block 680, in 'eston, wicb three story
slate roof brick build*. 5, No. 222 west Strand.
Apply to Edward T. Austin, 71 Tremont st.
For SALE CHEAP—A Horse, Wagon and
Harness—a splendid team. Inquire of
Blessing & Bro., 174 Tremont st. fe261 u fr tf
O \ Young well-broken Mules, 15 to 16 hands
high; also saddle and harness Horses.
mh6 lw M. L Westheimer, Houston, Tex.
Durham Cows and
Calves and Berkshire Pigs. Steble on Cen-
ter, bet. P. O. and Church. A. M. Shannon.
FOR SALE — Choice
OAL—CO aL—COAL—Of all kthds, in any
very cheap, by Galveston Coal
Nineteenth street and dtrand.
F. C. JEFF*RY,
< 'owb daily expeci
LOUTH, with POOLE & CO.
For sale a choice lot
ows daily expected. _Apply to
fe26 tf PIERCE & TERRY, Galvaston.
J^TAILS, TACKS^Screws, Hinges, Hatchet®,
Saws, Hoes^ Rakes,
Spades, Axpi Flut-
For sale by JOS. LAB VDIE.
VALUABLE COLLECTION OF DIA-
without reserve, as the owner needs nioney
immediately. JULIUS SOCHA„
fe6 tf 110 Market street.
FOR RENT—A small House on Market, be-
tween 27th and SSth streets; also, Dull-
ing, corner 26th and M; Cottage corner St and
35th, at <10; and one on I, between 35tlr£Dd
36th, at $8; and several others.
mh7 3t H. M. TRUEHEART & CO.,
TWO OEfiftJES ON 2d FLOOR
quire of E. T. AUSTIN, 71 Tremont street.
" of Guilbeau Building. No. 222 Strand.
Ij>OR RENT—Two-story House—7 rooms and
* kitchen. Also Cottage, cor. 8th and Br'y.
Inquire of L. Denaive, at P. j. Willis & Bro/s.
Tremont Opera House.
CHAS. SOI TliF.HL VNO-TIana^er.
FRIDAY, EVENING, H VIII II 9,
AND LAST NIGHT BUT ONE OF
Sheridan Knowl«s t» C*1 vming Play,
THE niNTDB tCK.
JT' LI A (cf famous success.) Mrs. CHANFRAU
"The be3t now gracing the Stag?.'' —Boston
XO-7IOllIIOW (Saturday) NIGHT,
MRS. CHANFRAU'S LAST appearance,
"A WIFE'S SATiGJSa"
" M ARGHRT."
SATCRDtY 3IATINEE at 3 P. 91..
"JEALOUSY," ("Miss Multon.")
nalinee Prices, 25c. and 50c.
TlimuAi niAKcn lath,
Tremont opera House.
pOtt RENT—The Four-Story Iron Front on
Tremont street, now occupied by Thos. Gog-
Ein & Bro., from and after January 6,187b.
>quire of E. 8. WOOD,
del6 3m No. 123 Strand, Galveston.
WAN TED^AT~THif STE A.M LAUNDRY,
Tenth street and Avenue A, ten flrst-
class shirt ironers. mj8 3t#
A GOOD NURSE.
Apply at 490 East Broadway. mh7 2i*
WANTED—An active Boy, from 14 to IS
years old, for office work. Mast write a
fair hand and be well recommended. To a
suitable party permanqpt employment wiil
be given. None that can not work at night
need apply. Address "C," News office.
OHOEMaKEKS—Wanted immediately, two
O first-class workmen. None but steady men
wanted. Apply to Tho?. Emmett, Waco. Tex.
WANTED—Agents in every town in Texas
to solicit orders for Ten Eyck & Co.'s En-
larged Photo.> India Ink and Water-color
Portraits. Sena for price list and catalogue.
JAS. T. MORRIS,
31* State Agent, Box 499, Galvestton, Tex.
TVaNTED—A MAN THOROUGHLY FA-
** miliar with making hard wood lumber;
to take an interest in a mill on the Brazoo
River. For particulars apply to
rahl 12t* j. H. SHAPARD, Columbia, Texas.
WANTED TO RENT
ten rooms, e
A house—eight or
east of Tremont street. Call
tage for removal on a now vacant lot.
Address, with price. Lock Box 780, P. O.
^Yy£NTED TO PURCHASE—A
AGBNTO W AN TED.
rii A The choicest in the world. Im-
A Ldkjt porters' prices. Largest compa-
ny in America. Staple article. Pleases ev-
erybody. Trade continually increasing.
Agents wanted everywhere. Best induce-
ments. Don't waste time. Send for circular
to ROBERT WELLs, President of the Origi-
nal American Tea Company, 43 Vesey street,
N. Y. P.O. Box 1287. fe22d&W3m
LOST—At rSaturday's Matinee, one Roller
Necklace, crystal locket attached. Finder
will receive £10 reward and no questions
asked. rr»h7 M. W. SHAW & BRO.
SM O will be paid for the return of a ®
large gold watch and chain, lost while enter-
ing the Opera House Tuesday n.ght No ques-
tions will be asked. L. M. WATERS,
P. O. Boi 958. 129 Tremont street.
M11. Li ft KB»-I)B1B«BA* B.
Trimmings alway on hand—a large
assortment of Gold and Silver Trimmings,
Stars, Sjpangles, etc. J M. ROGEHS,
Five Nights and Saturday Matinee.
TUESDAY EVE'G, MARCH 12
Appearance of the Great
of modern times, wi'l present each evening a
choice selection of his
Illusions, Wonders and Miracles,
SCIENCE, 7IIUI H and illV«IER¥,
ELEGANT AND COSTLY.
lOO PRESENTS loo
GIVEN AWAY AT EACH PERFORMANCE.
Parquette, Parquette and Dress
circles: .TWO ENVELOPS) 50 Cents.
Gallery; (ONE ENVELOP) 23 Cents.
N. B.—A Dollar Ticket entitles th*
holder to one admission to any part of the
house and will be Given Six Envelop*.
LATEST STYLES OF
LEVY & WEISS,
NEWS BUIV'DIXtf, Ho Market St.
JOHN €• HALL.
WHI. K. *1 ALL.
John C. Hall & Co.
moody A Jemlson's Bnlldinc*
IN8URANOE from interior solicited.
203 Market street.
MB8. E. MOORE, Milliner and Dressmaker
No. 216 Center st. (east side), bet. Post
KUV1QN AND KO\KD.
ACJENTLEMA.N AND WIFE can find board
in a private family. Location convenient
and pleasant. Address Lock Box 447. 6t
ITHJR RENT—Furnished Soutn Rooms, with
X1 or without board. Apply at Mrs. Goepoin-
ger's, cor. Postofflce and 22d sts fe^4 I2i*
WINNIE HOUSE-MRS. E. J. LANG, Pro-
prietress. Cor. 20th and Winnie. Board
per day, $1. Per week $5, in advance. 6m*
Furnished rooms, with or
Board, by day, week or month, ^rs. v. A.
P HO FES8ION AL.
m. josephthal, formerly of
_ ^ waCO, and Oculist of the State Blind
Asylum at Austin, has permanently located in
Sherman. Texas, where he is prepared to
treat all the Diseases of the Eye. jal 3m
Clavton & Lvnch
Architects & Civil Engineers.
Plans, superintendence and estimates fur-
nished for every description of building.
Also, surveys and engineering work of every
description. Best of roferenco in each de-
partment. No. 129 Strand. P. O. Box 113.
MOODY & JEMISON
COTTON FACTORS, Etc.,
E. S. JEMISON S CO..
Bankers & Commission Merchants,
123 Pearl street. New York.
TO HAVE YOUR WATCHES and Jewelry
repaired at reasonable prices you must go
to Leaveck's, Market st.. near 22d. fe5 2m
KEKKS DRESS SHIRTS, six for $9, only,
at Barton's. Open this week new styles
collars and cufTs; special line new ties and
scarfs. Spring underwear cheaper than ever.
N. B.—All our our shirts, underwear, etc.. are
our own make. Quality guaranteed. Bar-
ton V, 174 Tremont street. rah3
J; CHEAP WRAPPING PAPER
At News Office.
COMPARE the Ruasred Coffee I sell at the
4- City Tea Store,' 20th st.. with any other
soid in the city. mh3 lw* GEO. SMITH.
SraKS^ERPrSPMATS. For sale by FRED.
A. SMITH. 114 Tremont street. jy24 Dm*
^ OAKY BULL FOR HIKE—Inquire at
Seventh St., Broadway and K. tela 3m»
The agent of the encyclopedia
BRITANNICA may be found at the Com-
mercial Hotel, Mechanic street, Galveston, till
March 15. Alter that date, for terms, etc.,
addrews N. D. McDONALD & CO , 116 Oaron-
delet St., New Orleans. La. feS8 2w
MA » ZOS.—I am prepared to take orders
for Matzos ard other articles for Pass-
over. A. DREYFUS, 64 Market «. feir lm
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The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 300, Ed. 1 Friday, March 8, 1878, newspaper, March 8, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth461078/m1/1/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.