The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 40, No. 88, Ed. 1 Sunday, July 3, 1881 Page: 1 of 4
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GALVESTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY, * JULY 3, 1881-PRICE 5 CENT
waijjuog jo Cjji
Corner Market and 22d Sts.,
Commences Monday, Jnljr 4, to Sell Hi3 Whole Stock of
IN FACT, HIS WHOLE, ENTIRE STOCK AT
STRICTLY COST PRICE.
My former selling out will convince every one that I 3IE.4N BUSINESS
and do what I say. I have made up fully my mind that I will not take up my
Summer Stock of Goods and carry over, therefore, they have to be sold. All I
ask of my Patrons is to call and see for themselves the GREAT BARGAINS I am
Come One and All and Get Bargains,
THE SALE TO LAST ONLY THIRTY DAYS.
N. B,—Please have It understood I am not going to quit the Retail Dry
GRAND CELEBRATION OF
IT BfflMJR'S GARDEN, F00T0F CESTER ST.
THF PROCESSION WILL FORM AT
No. l's Engine-house, and escorted by the
Washing-ton Guards, will march on Postoffice to
Twentieth, thence to Strand, thence to Tremont.
thence to Market, thence to Center, where cars
will be in waiting to convey the members and their
guests to the beach. Procession mores from En-
gine-house promptly at 3 o'clock.
Grand Ball and Illumination
at night with Electric Light. A sufficient police
force will be on the grounds to preserve strict order.
The Committee reserve the right to reject any
fuui o'cIouk. concert, contests for prizes, and
various other kinds of amusements, followed by
dancing. Prizes will be awarded for tne mo^t popu-
lar young lady and for the most popular gentleman
on the grounds. Prizes on exhibition at Shaw's
At 6 o'clock Hon. Seth Shepard, Hon. Samson
For sale (heap my farm, con-
sistinar ot 196 acres, with house, stables, shop,
Heidenheimer and others wi
address the assem-
Schmidt's Garden, July 4, 1881.
ORATION BY GENERAL S. B. MAXEY.
Heading of Declaration of Inde-
pendence by Hon. J. B. STUBBS
National Airs and Concert Music by
DANCING AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS.
TICKETS OF ADMISSION 50 CENTS
To be had at J. E. Mason's. J, D. Sawyer's and
CARPENTERS - CARPENTERS —
Twelve good Carpenters or Joiners can find
immediate employment by applying to N. TO BEY,
114 Tremont St., or J. F. SCHLEY, 18th and Market.
WANTED—SEVERAL FIRST-CLASS DINING
room waiters and a porter. Must come well
recommended. Apply at Washington Hotel.
ANTED—A BOY TO LEARN A TRADE.
E. E. SEIXAS,
Corner Winnie and Tremont.
WANTED—TWO BOYS TO LEARN SHOE-
flttiug and assist in store. TOEBELMAN &
CO., Leather Dealers, in Reymershoffer Building.
\vam ed A GOOD COOK FOR A SMALL
M family. Apply at 263 West Thirty-fifth street,
between K and L.
A dish washer at the
WANTED—A GOOD SERVANT FOR A
small family, at 354 Aveuue I, between Seven
teenth and Eighteenth streets.
WANTED-A GIRL FOR GENERAL HOUSE-
work. Apply to 212 Twentieth street, next to
Wanted-A YOUNG LADY CLERK, IN AN
office. Must write a good hand. State
salary wanted and address, with references, Box
p. News Office.
Wanted—TEN WHITE GIRLS, TWELVE
to twenty years old. Good pay, at paper bag
factory, Winnie street, near Center.
WANTED—100 TIE MAKERS TO MAKE
ties on First Division Houston and Texas Cen-
tral Railway; 25 cents per tie for making. Apply
JOHN WARREN. Bryan, Texas.
Or G. F. ARNOLD, Contractor, Hempstead.
anted—A WOMAN TO COOK AND AS-
sist with housework at Mas. A. LEVY'S,
Ave. H, between 21st and 22d st3.
trious, strong and respectable.
j, News Office.
wanteb-a good cook. at
* V R. KF
. KRUGER'3 CONFECTIONERY.
07 Market street.
Wanted -i mmediatkly. at no io east
P. O.—A good servant to take charge of dining-
room ; also, a servant to do general housework.
k carry men wanted AT ROCK
Quarry, on Gulf, Colorado and Hunt a Fe Rail-
, near Brenham. Wages for laborers 82 00 and
$2 25, and for first-ciass drillers $2 50. Applv as
Galveston to B. M. TEMPLE, or at Quarry to GEO.
ADDLE AND HARNESS HANDS
can obtain work by applying to
TOM PADOITT. Waco, Texas.
WANTED—A Situation by an English Lady.
Qualifications—German, Music, Painting and
Plain and Fancy Needlework. Ad. Box B, News Of.
Wanted—BOARD AND HOME COMFORTS
in private family, by a gentleman lately from
the North. Address. P. 0. Box 990.
Broom corn waxted-
IN LARGE QUANTITIES.
J; Address Pioneer Steam Broom Manufacturing
10.000 bushels OATS.
400 tons PRAIRIE HAY.
200 tons MILLET.
Br Galveston Citv Railroad Company. Tenders
lolicited WM. H. SINCLAIR. President.
ANTED—000 TONS of bones. Address
s. b. allison.
p TT^VrU. BEVOLVERj^Illustrated Cat-
CT U io. alogue free. " ""
p. powell & son
Teas, Coitee, Groceries, Etc.
I SELL THE BEST TEA
and freshest coffee.
it is to your interest to go to
E HAVE NOW KEinAitKABLV
j. t. ashton & co.
goou values in Tea. Among others,
Imperial (worth 75c.)
English Breakfast, the best in the world...... .$1
pLANT'sexi ma flol r-UNIUVALED
JL —Rex, a fancy patent, and Belle Creole Flours
it close figures. A full line of Staple and Fancy
*%th and Market Streets.
Fob sale-COTTAGE AND ONE LOT ON
Church, between 13th and 14th; cottage and
one lot on M. next east of 12th street, north side;
cottage and one lot on M, between 14th and 15th,
north side. Terms easv. H. M. TRUEHEART &
CO., Real Estate Agents.
Desira ble RESIDENCE FOR KALE, COR-
ner Avenue Q and Thirty-third steret. Large
and well ventilated rooms, two acres ground, shade
trees, fruit trees ond vegetables, one of the most
desirable residences in the citv.
a. c. baker.
For sale-a four-room, plastered
cottage, on one and one-half lots, southwest
u r Q and 22d. Apply on premises. e. Zickler.
I^or sale-five nice cottages, four
. rooms each, well finished, with the lot on
which they stand, on Avenue m, between 27th and
2Sth streets, for S650 each, one-third cash, balance
on time. Apply to
Fob sale oil rent—store corner
34th and K. Also quarter block of ground if
desired. Apply on premises.
I WILL sell LOW—A WELL IMPROVED
Property, consisting of 15 acres choice land, a
good house of eight rooms, barn, smoke-house, or-
chard, and never-failing well of good water, situa-
ted in the corporation, about one-quarter or one-
eighth of a mile from court-house, P. O. and R. R.
depot. One-third casli, balance to suit purchaser.
Address Box 124. La Grange, Texas.
listing ot 196 acres, with housa. stables, shop.
• apple and grape orchard, on Highland Bavou,
r gitcRc'&cg s Station. MARTIN VOLK.
LAWtRENCE & EDWARDS, Austin, Real Estate
Agents. Buy, sell and locate land scrip; have
lands tor sale throughout the State, from 25 cents
to $50 per acre, improved and unimproved.
l£xaa WILI, buy A SMALL COT-
<D 'J \J \J tage and grounds; 5100 to $250 secure
building lots. All part cash. SAM MAAS.
Folts a- donnan,
EXCHANGE DEALERS AND GEN'L AGENTS
Special attention given to the LAND BUSINESS
in all it? branches. Straight and alternate Land
Certificates for sale. Collections solicited.
For sale—at a bargain, the gem
Restaurant, situated on Market, between 24th
ar.d 25th. a good stand. Small expense.
irst-class organs, 8 stops,
two 5-octave sets of reeds, no false stops. Price,
$70. THOS. GOGGAN & BRO., Galveston.
For sale—to arrive, isoo barres say-
lor's Portland Cement. Discount off on carload
lots from wharf. geo. H HENCHMAN,
Importer and Dealer, 24th and Mechanic sts.
For sale—A fine Set of Walnut Furni-
ture, at great sacrifice. Apply 207 Avenue H,
between Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth.
— Shepherd Pups, six weeks old; weigh 20 pounds;
one seal brown. $15; or e black, $10; fine CHrly, silky
hair: finest stock in the State. .35th & P. or 219 22d.
ew kansas butter at 15 cts.
per pound. Our Roasted Coffee Is the best, try
R. CROSS &. BRO., 20th"and Mechanic Sts.
To millmen—FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE
for smaller, a Twenty-flve-Horse Power Kngitje
and Boiler. A Planer and Resew, a French Burr
Mill, a Smutter, etc., for sale at a bargain. Address,
for the next forty days, A. MILLER,
Old Round Rock, Texas.
LOT 4, WITH NEAT COTTAGE AND
out-houses, on south side of K. between Four-
teenth and Fifteenth streets. G. A. MEYER
For sale—soo acres bordi
cinto Bay, south side—beautiful
ering on San Ja-
site for resi
G. A. MEYER.
For sa LE—Cheap Farm, 100 acres, partly-
fenced, with cottage and out-houses, on Red
Bluff, about 4 acres, bay front. G. A. MEYER
The building known as "RYLAND CHAPEL."
Also, the two-story dwelling house on same lot,
corner Twenty-second and Church streets. Apply
to J. SEINSHEIMER. at Freiberg, Klein & Co. "s.
©r s a le—ONE THOUSAND LIGHT MAXIM
Gas -Machines, at
MARX & KEMPNER'S.
~| / w |j 1 pianos For Sale and 500 Organs—
-1 V/Uv the best. Prices astonish. Sent on trial.
Write for Catalogues. P. WERLEIN, New Orleans.
For prices on iron, steel, ikon
Pipe, Steam Fittings, Brass Goods, Machine
bolts, Bridge^rods and Forgings: agent for Blake's
Patent Steam Pumps, with or without boilers. Hand
Pumps of every description. Interior buyers send
for price list. JESSE AST ALL. Galveston, Tex.
PORTLAND and Rosendale Cement, just re-
ceived, direct from mills: also, 25,000 English
Fire-Bricks, Cement Drain Pipes, Cement Chim-
ney Flues. Garden Curbing, eta Fine stock all
kinds Building Materials. GEO. II. HENCHMAN.
Importer and Dealer. Galveston.
House Furnishing* Goods
17*or the next thirfy days
you can buy wall and easel frames at cost, from
ROSE, 159 Market street.
_ _ iiiducationai.
ISLAND CITY BUSINESS COLLEGE,
124 Strand. Business office, 1T6 Market. P. O. box
512. Write for catalogue. Joss & Benrsh. Propr's
Our new stock of fishing
Tackle, ex-steamer Chalmette. has arrived.
Call and get som* of the finest Tackle ever brought
to Galveston. They were purchased in person. A
stock of Guns and Gun Imolements will arrive
next week. W- J. HUGHES & CO.
seines, tra^imell nets, seine
k3 Twine. Hammocks, Fishing Kods, Hooks. For
sale cheap by LABADIE.
Rooms and Board.
Il^OK RENT-BED-ROOM, WITH OR WITH-
out us" of dining-room ar.d kitchen, on Nine-
teenth stre^r. between K and L.
j;OK KE.NT-TWO NEATLY FURNISHED
scree , corner EJghteent
rooms, southern exposure, at 325 Postoffice
rrwo SOUTH R0071S TO KENT, with
JL or without board, at a private family. No. 28
Church street, between '24th and 2">th.
(?oh kent—AN EDEGANTLY FURNISHED
L room. Apply to J L. McKLEN,
360 Market street.
l^OH KENT io gentlemen—Large rooms, well
JL furnished, in two-story new residence, No. 459
List Winnie, near 16th.
1.1UKNISI4ED ROOMS TO RENT, WITH
. or without board. 51 Winnie street, corner 24th
JL only to be found at my store.
And Manufacturers of
69 Tremont St., Gfclraton.
| Low Charges,
First Class Work,
and Prompt Dbpatehl
Have placed C. & C. ahead of all com ]
petitors. TRY US.
R. W. CORNITIUS, LATE OF BREN-
ham, has succeeded Mr. HERMAN STRESAU in
the management of our Houston Branch House.
FOCKE & WILKENS,
Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, Galves-
ton and Houston.
Galveston. July 1, 1881.
best machines are
years. I can suit any one desiring to buy a first-
class machine. Needles, all kinds, 2Sc. per dozen.
Genuine Wheeler & Wilson and others, 50c.
H. BLAGGE, Agent, 131 P. O. st.
iushman bros.—SEWING MACHINES
' repaired. All work warranted one year. lo3
P. O. St., near 2id. Sign two deer beads.;
White sewing machines, the
best in the market; Avery & Stewart Singer
Family Machines, by C. EMES, Tailor, 111 P. O. St.
Needles for all kinds sewing
Machines, only 25c. per dozen, Dy mail. Ad-
dress O. L. Geer, 1&9 Canal street, New Orleans.
Conchas Flnas 80
Reinitas Flnas lOO
Regalia Rrlttanlcas 130
Regalia Especial 130
Retna Victoria 144>
MARX & KEMPNER
Made from Grape Cream Tartar. No other prepa-
ration makes such light, flaky hot breads or luxu
rtous castry. Sold only in cans, by aB Grocers.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER OO., New York.
Cor. Strand and 33d Street.
Scarcely had the wires ceased to vibrate, after
tagiaff the terrible message, before the ptartliag
intelligence was whispered along the streets, sad
from that moment the excitement grew rapidly
and soon became manifest and universal. Hun-
dreds of citizens of all parties and all shades of
politics gathered In front of Tb* News office, and
exhibited the intenseet anxiety to learn the facts of
the shooting and the condition ot the President.
Democrats united with Republicans in expressions
of regret,and the general feeling gave vent to words
of the sharpest condemnation.
The death of ex-Chief Justice Hiram Warner, of
Georgia, was announced in the press dispatches
yesterday morning. Judge Warner emigrated to
Georgia from Massachusetts over fifty years ago,
when quite a young man. He commenced life in
Merriweather county as a school-teacher, and very
soon gained the confidence and esteem of the peo-
ple in that section of the State. He studied law at
an early age, and at onoe took high position at the
bar, exhibiting those qualities of analysis, logic,
close reasoning and thorough preparation of cases
that are always sure to win distinction in that pro-
fession. He onoe represented his district in Con-
gress, but being better fitted for the bench than the
political arena, he sought and obtained the circuit
judgeship, where he soon attained popularity and
distinction second to no jurist that ever presided
in Georgia. Thoroughly familiar with the laws,
incorruptible in their administration, hnd incor-
rigibly just as citizen and jurist, the way to the
Supreme Bench and the Chief Justiceship lay open
to him, aad the whole people of the State regarded
him as the man above all others for the place. He
resigned the Chief Justiceship about a year ago.
after serving the State on the bench for about
forty years. His age Is not remembered at this
writing, but it was about three soore and
ten. He was many times urged for the
Governorship, and frequently voted for in the
State Democratic Conventions, but he was no poli-
ttofau, and the people preferred to keep him on
the supreme bench, feeling always safe from bad
rulings while he was there. Georgia has lost one
of her, purest citizens and her ablest jurist.
OYER THE STATE. THE ASSASSIN'S BULLET
transmitted bv wire BY special correspondents.
rjHE NEW MANAGEMENT OF
BURDITT MINERAL WELLS
offer to health seekers the Best Hotel Accommo-
dations in addition to the great Curative Properties
of these Waters. This Water is not sold in Galves-
ton. All representations to the contrary are
J. K. MOORE. Luling, Texas.
One-half of my En tire
Stock is offered at a. Re-
duction of 20 to 40 per
Jo. Wenk's Specialties
FOR THE SUMMER SEASON.
I NOW HAVE IN STOCK THE CHOICEST
and cheapest line of GENTS' UNDERWEAR in
My line of GENTS' HOSIERY is superior to any-
thing ever shown in this market at popular prices.
All the leading styles of GENTS' NECKTWEAR,
from the prominent Summer Scarf to the finest
Silk, at prices that defy competition.
KEEP'S CELEBRATED DRESS SHIRTS
SIX FOR NINE DOLLARS, MADE TO ORDER,
are the cheapest and most durable Shirt in the
Corner Market and Tremont Streets.
Sardines a 1' Huille et a la
Olives, Olive Oil.
The island city
124 Strand, has vacation neither in the
Business nor in the Literary Department. Open
during the day and in the evening-.
Grand poultry raffle-five
Prizes—4 Game Cocks and one pair White
Bantams. Twenty-five chances at $1 each. Every
fifth chance wins a prize; Saturday, July 9, at 8 p.
m., at M. P. TIDD & CO.'S, 154 Postoffice street,
Pix Building, where birds will be on exhibition
during the week. Call and see them.
Crockery—meyer & ben eke keep
their store open until 7 p. m., to accommodate
buyers during the hot season.
1SABLED TEXAS CONFEDERATES,
Texas Veterans and widows of such soldiers,
may get 1280-acre land certificates. J. H. COL
LETT, Land Agent, Austin. Texas, will furnish all
necessary blanks, and get the certificates issued.
he new PHOTOGRAPH and Art Gal
lery is open again for business with Mr. s. E.
Jacobson as operator. Photographs in India ink,
crayon, pastel, oil and water colors. 221-223
Postofflce street, between Twentieth and Twenty-
first streets. N. S. SABELL. Manager.
For rent—to a prompt-paying ten-
ant, small cottage, with large yard and stable.
Apply to Mp.s. L.. DeNAIVE. cor. 8th & Broadway,
I^or rent—PART OF A HOUSE NEXT
to the corner of Postofflce and Fifteenth streets,
under Opera-house. j. p. evans.
hor rent-the floors over the
L store occupied by Messrs. Andrews & Walsche.
C. l. beissner, Jr.
mr rent-OFFICES AND ROOMS IN THE
Ballinger & Jack Building. Apply to
BALLINGER & MOTT.
Wii. pollard & co., mechanic
• between 25th and 26th Sts., Dealers in Port-
land and Rosendale Cement, Plaster, Hair, Laths,
Fire Brick, Clay. Drain Tile. Flower Pots, Chimney
Crocks and Tops, Vases, Etc. Agents for Wright's
Bricks. Compare prices with those of other dealers
ECKER & DREWS—
Dealers in all kinds of Rough and Dressed Louisi
ana Cypress Lumber, and the Celebrated Attaka-
pas Shingle, at lowest Mill prices.
" ' ' ' 28th 9
Avenue I. bet. 27th and S
i sts. P. O. Box 760.
Confection erieB, Etc.
^O WONDERGEORGE at TIETZ'S cor
ner does the largest lemonade business. He
uses no acid mixtures, and makes a lemonade that
is indeed a luxury.
Bisuaik k is one in europe,
and MIKE is the other in Texas, at Mason's
cornei . for Lemonade. Fruit, Candies, etc.
Persons leaving Texas for the summer can
have The Galveston Daily News mailed to therff,'
;postpaid, for $1 per month, the address bei
changed as often as desired.
Jay Gould says he will not visit San Fr<
till he does so on a line of railrway under his own
Eves the children of France are getting rich.
They have a school savings bank, and in one year
213,135 children deposited $840,000.
Somebody attributes to Grant a declaration that
he intends to "keep away from newspaper men
hereafter." This is cause for profound regret, but
then we shall have G. Washington Childs always.
Astronomers say that the comet is getting away
from the earth at the rate of 3,000,000 miles a dajf.
At that rate it will soon pass into history, and the
newspapers will have to look out for some other
sky-larking sensation to write about.
The Revised New Testament requires an a<k of
Parliament to validate it for use in English
churches. Possibly after the fate of the Land bill
is decided the necessary enactment will bf made,
and then as soon as possible a translation of the
work Into the Welsh language is to be made.
Mb. Benjamin D. Gcllett, well known tn connec-
tion with the manufacture of the cotton gin that
bears his name, died at Amite City, La., on
Wednesday last. He was a native of North Caro-
lina, and was born in 1815. Mr. Gullett wag a man
of benevolent instincts and a highly respected clti
zen of Louisiana.
The times change and men's opinions change
with the times, taking shape and color from each
idea that politics and religion evolve. Says Sen-
tor Ben Hill:
The Southern people can never be too aj
for the abolition of slavery, and no s<x*,!cn of Viif
couuti j sriil hereofw Cv amrtv wtfeuiraB^jMilHSas*
of the results 6T the war than the South.
The Indiana temperance advocates have enlisted
for the war. A constitutional amendment for
prohibition is to be submitted to the popular vote,
and its friends have established a bureau at Indian
apolis, from whicb-it is intended to flood the State
with temperance literature. The politicians on both
sides, who would like to have this question ranked
as a side issue, will now have some lively work on
hand to satisfactorily.straddie the fence.
In the event of the death of President Garfield the
election of Conkling maybe considered as a fore-
gone conclusion. Politicians of a certain stamp
care nothing for the party except for the offices,
and nothing for principle nxcept for the spoils. A
well-informed Republican officeholder in this city
expresses himself as confident that Conkling will
now win the fight; that the accession of Mr. Arthur
to the presidency will hasten this compromise; but
he is equally confident that it will prove eventually
the death of the party.
REG TTLA.R DAILY COMMEKCIJil. JOI8-
General Grant's interview with the President,
at Long Branch, was not so cordial after all. It is
represented as a very "chilly" meeting. Grant
remarked; "It has been a little chilly lately," and
the President replied: "Yes, is has been very
chilly." In view of the fact that Grant had been
for several days at Long Branch, within a few
yards of the hotel at which the President was stop-
ping, without calling upon him, this meeting at an
informal reception, given by the President, may be
regarded as a "chilly" proof of the decadence of
A good deal of attention is being directed just
now to cigarette smoking and the injurious effects
thereof. The estimate for this year's manufacture
of the article is put do*n at a round billion, and
divers homilies are preached against the bad effects
of the habit. The New York Express, commenting
on tobacco in its various forms, desoants on the
cigarrette and then jumping to the cigar philoso-
phizes after this fashion:
A cigar contains acetic, formic, butyric, valeric
and proprionic acids, prussic acid, creosote, carbolic
acid, ammonia, sulphuretted hydrogen, pyridine,
virodine, picoline, and rubedine, and a boy just
after having smoked his first one will think there's
some more and worse things in it besides.
Here is what the New York Sun knows about
One of Professor Newcomb's assistants says that
the earth meets fifty millions of comets, more or
less, every year. Almost all of them are ignited by
the rapid passage through our atmosphere, and be-
come shooting stars. Now and then one does not
ignite, and strikes the earth. These are called me-
teoric stones, of which a very large specimen i* in
the Smithson Institution. The universe is full of
them. Tiie assistant adds that it Is held by some
astronomers that the result which would follow,
should a comet strike the earth—a large comet-
would be to resolve both bodies at once, by the con-
cussion, Into clouds of Incandescent mist, or gas
eous matter, a result which would be so sudden and
instantaneous that the inhabitants of the earth
would never know what had happened.
While so many zealous people are laboring to
sustain missions among the heathen, would it not
be the correct thing to spend at least a small quan-
tity of the religious force in seeking to convert the
home article? a recent police report states that in
the city of London " there are not les» than 30,000
regular thieves. 150,000 habitual gin-drinkers and
150,000 people living ill systematic debancliery and
vice, and that out of a population of four and a half
millions of people not more than 200,000 are attend-
ants upon church worship, and not more tiian C3,-
000 are regular communicants." Almost the same
rule of proportion may be applied to New York.
And yet thousands are sent to Africa and the far-
away islands of the ocean to save souls, when this
va?t field lies open before the people's own door-
KKU UGER'S CO Si FECTION ER Y,
Restaurant and ice Cream Parlor, 67 Market
St.. a few doors west of Tremont. A quiet retreat,
where Lunches are served promptly at moderate
prices. Also Ice Cream, Cake, Coffee, Teagand
JULY FOURTH CELEBRATIONS ARE
ail very well in their wav, but when it comes to
solid comfort a person requires to buy his Cigars,
Cigarettes and Tobacco from A. W. Samuels, cor-
ner 1st! and and 22d— Branch, Tremont sr., under
Opera House, who sells cheaper than the cheapest.
from Berlin, Germany, will please apply to the Ger-
man Consulate at St. Louis, Mo.
Slorphine Habit Cared fita 10
to 20 day*. M© pay till Cared.
Ds. J. istjcphens, Lebanon. Ohio.
orn, cracked corn and un-
bolted Meal, for sale at the Elevator by
J. J. LEWIS & CO.
By carload or less quantity, shipped to order.
SADLER & MEUNIER. Central Wharf.
fr/\ new emerson pianos for
O sale on installments of $15 per month.
THOS. GOGGAN & BRO., Music Dealers, Galveston.
The cheapest and best croc«t-
ery, Glassware and House-Furnishing Goods is
The Boston Herald says Vanderbilt has " a stake
in the country." The United States owes him $G0,-
000,000, and it suggests there is "food for thought" in"
the fact. Yes, there is "food," but it is not at all nu-
tricous to the poor. Adding Mr. Vanderbilt's other
evidences of wealth to his sixty millions of Govern-
ment securities, his fortune can not aggregate less
than $120,000,000, and the "thought" is this, that
there must be corresponding poverty and
distress. Mr. Vanderbilt probably never
produced a dollar in his life. All his mil-
lions are traceable to the sweat of the poor. The
products of their labor have been skillfully manipu-
lated by the millionaire, and in exact proportion
to his draughts upon money-producing toil, the
labor of the country is discounted, and the poor
Tns city of Austin is officially announced through
the advertising colnmns of The News this morn-
ing as a candidate for the location of the Univer-
sity of Texas. Austin presents some quite foroibl#
reasons whv the university should bs there locat-
ed, chief among which are the healthfulness ami
and salubrity of climate, the possession by the
State of a proper site, proximity to building mate-
rials, accessibility by rail, the opportunities for
general observation in many different ways which
the State capital presents to the student, geograph-
ical position, and the sense of "poetic justice in
building a grand university on the very spot se-
lected for that purpose by those who made and
gave us Texas at the time when they were yet
struggling for their freedom," all of which is fairly
to the point, and which the people of the State will
doubtless weigh and consider between now and
the 6th of September next.
Never before in Galveston was a mbre profound
sensation created than was produced by the news
of the shooting of President Garfield, yesterday.
Vennor'i Predictions—Hides and Wool
—Live Stock—Texas Stocks and Bonds
(.Special Telegram to The News.l
New Yore, July 1.—Vennor predicts cyclones,
hurricanes ana most destructive hall storms, caus-
ing widespread havoc, with loss of life and prop-
erty, in the Western and Southern States about the
20th of July.
Hides weak, with no business; dry nominal at
17J4c.; dry salted 14J£c.
The Philadelphia wool market is strong, but the
demand is not urgent. Sales for the week 85,000
pounds, including 20,000 pounds of Texas unwashed
Beef cattle have advanced; a carload of Texas
steers sold at 8%e. Sheep and lambs firmer.
The public debt during the past year decreased
$100,000,000, It is expected that over $30,000,000 of
5 per cents, will be paid off in cash.
Sales $2000 Texas and Pacific consols at 105; $40,-
000 Rio Grendes at 101!4: $30,000 Incomes at 88,
exclusive of interest: 3000 shares stock at 67%<3,
6S$4; 2000 shares Houston and Texas Central at 99J4
(2ilOlJ^; $1000 International seconds at 108. The
market closed with good Government < and all flrst-
class bonds held higher. Santa Fe held at 124 ex-
clusive of interest.
Cotton clO>ed quiet but steady.
A I H TIN.
The Governor on tJie Normal school
question—The Capitol Lands Adver-
tisement—Laws Going into Effect-
Senator Coke on the University Con-
test—Railroad Charters Filed—The
Apportionment of the School Funds
[Special Telegram to the News.l
Austin, July 2.—The Governor and Board of Edu-
cation having been criticised by Thi News and the
Teachers' Convention for sending Mr. Hollingsworth
to St. Louis and otherNorthern places for teachers
for the summer, several schools are Indignant. The
Governor to a News correspondent stated that the
summer norma! schools are not State schools or-
ganized by the Stats, or supported to the extent of
one cent by the State, and are not being organized
nor will be controlled by the Board of Education or
himself. They are supported by the Peabody Fund.
Mr. Hollingsworth has all along been a subagentin
Texas for the Peabody trustees, and when he was
authorized to organize these schools the Board of
Education, of which he is secretary, readily granted
him leave of absence to perform that service. His
expenses on his trip are no charge upon the State.
No one has any right to critcise his action in pro-
curing trained, teachers out of Texas for these
schools. They are intended to be schools for train-
ing Texas teachers, and it would be absurd
to select teachers from the very class that is
to be taught, and still more absurd to
attempt to dictate to the Peabody trustees that
their schools shall be taught by teachers from
Texas or any other State. The Board of Education
has no responsibilities in the premises, and Mr.
Hollingsworth is responsible only to the trustees ot
the Peabody fund. It is estimated also as a signi-
ficant fact that the teachers, who in the convention
have passed the resolutions criticising the board
or Mr. Hollingsworth, and who also propose
amendments to the law governing public schools,
ara almost to a man interested in private and sec-
tarian schools, colleges and academies, and are al-
ways disposed to look with jealousy upon the suc-
cess of State free schools. Colleges and high
schools of all kind here eeem to be an issue.
Yesterday the ninety-dav laws of the last Legis-
lature session went into effect. Among the most
important are the Common-Sense Indictment bill,
which Governor Roberts thinks may prevent the
quashing of many indictments; also the acts grant-
ing land pensions to old Texas veterans and to
crippled Confederate soldiers: the act setting apart
300 leagues of land out of the Dublic domain for
county school fund*; the act limiting the plea of
intoxication and temporary insanity in defense of
crime; the law establishing the Thirty-sixth Judi-
cal District: and the law attaching a large, portion
of Hill to Johnson oountv.
The Governor has appointed D. P. Moore, Judge,
and John D. Morrison, District Attorney for the
new Thirty-sixth District. Both live in Atascosa.
On the Veteran Board, uuder the pension law.
Colonel Johnson and Judge Hunter of the old
board have been reappointed. Judge Brewster, of
' . ba
The 300 leagues
be reserved in the Panhandle, and an "advertise-
ment for bids for its survey will be made to-morrow.
The capitol land board met again to-day and ap-
proved the advertisement foj bids for the erection
of a new state-honse. It will be published four
months In the New York World, Chicago Times,
St. Louis Republican, Galveston News, Houston
Post, San Antonio Express, Austin Statesman. Jef-
fer on Democrat and Dallas Herald.
I A. CRIME WHICH HAS SHOCM.EO THE
What the Southern Pacific Will Do—
The Stock Market—Cotton at Liver-
pool—Hides and Wool, Etc.
New York, July 2.—It is stated semi officially
that the Southern Pacific,will spend $2,000,000 to
$3,000,000 to secure deep water if the reports of
experts are favorable.
Stocks fell 2 to 8 per cent, on the shooting of
Garfield, but partially recovered.
Sterling was unsettled, but was not advanced,
because no political significance was attached to
Wool commands full prices, and all prime lots
meet ready sale at satisfactory figures. Sales 2000
pounds; spring Texas at 25@:53e; 10,000 pounds of
fall at 22c; 13,000 pounds of low Western Texas at
The Liverpool cotton market was firm. It is re-
ported that Ranger's spot holding and contract in
Liverpool is larger then ever before known.
Texas and Pacific stocks sold from 68 down to 60,
closing 84; incomes, 87. The market about 2 o'clock
vtM demoralized by the reports that Gai field was
dying. The final oldse was better, but nervous.
The President's Assassination.
LSpecial Telegram to The News.l
New York, July 2.—President Garfield was shot
twice to-day while purchasing a ticket at the rail-
road station. The first account said he was mor-
tally wounded, but later dispatcher express hopes
of his recovery. He was removed to the White
House in an ambulance under guard. The assassin
was arrested. Excitement intense.
CXESCEXT CITY'S DAIEY BUDGET.
San Antonio, will pro6ably be the third member.
for couaty school purposes v. ill
The Great Sensation and the Horror It
Excited—a Threatened Clash Among
Cotton Men—The Yacht Race—New
Orleans the Winner.
LSpecial Telegram to The News.l
New Orleans, July 2.—News of the shooting of
President Garfield occasioned a profound sensation
here. It was received early in the day and ran
through the city like wildfire. The bulletin boards
of the newspapers were thronged dhring the entire
day, and the crowd did not disperse until a late
hour to-night. The feeling is one of universal re-
gret and horror. All parties join in vigorously de
nouncing it. The general sentiment as to its po -
litical effect is that it turns the Government over
to the stalwarts. /
Crop reports from Louisiana and Mississippi
■how that cotton and cane are generally in good
condition, and crops are growing finely, not being
affected by recent dry weather. Corn is suffering
greatly from drouth. A ffne rain fell yesterday,
covering a wide area.
Cotton factors and shippers have effected an
organization, whose purpose it set forth in the
Resolved, that no engagement shall be made by
any member of the associations composing this
body with any person belonging to an organiza-
tion which interferes with the proper control of
employer over employe. The organizat ion in above
resolution aims at the Cotton Men's A sociation,
which contains within its membership every class
of men employed in handling cotton at this port.
The association is thoroughly well organized and
contains over 5000 members. Lively fights are ex-
pected when the next cotton season opens. Thm
far the Cotton Men's Association have carried every
measure they have attempted. If the employers
hold te the resolution they have adopted, the effect
will be disastrous to the Interest of the port, as the
men are much encouraged by their success last
season, and show a disposition to hold their organ-
ization at all hazards.
Tho Stock Exchange closed to-day and will re-
main so until Tuesday, and the futures' depart-
ment of the Cotton Exchange also closed until that
day. The Cotton Exchange proper will close on
The Inter State Regatta at Mississippi City to-day
the New Orleans yacht. Albertime. beat the New
York yacht, Siienoe. A large crowd went from the
city to witness the race. The Silence was the
favorite in betting, selling at $25 to the Albertine
THE CITY HORRIFIED.
Opinions by Republicans and Demo-
crats—Disastrous to Republican Form
[Special Telegram to The News.l
Little Sock. July 2.—Intense excitement was
created here by the news of Garfield's assassina-
tion. All day the streets were thronged with an
excited populace. A meeting, largely attended,
was held at 5 p. m. when resolutions condemning
the deed were passed. Your correspondent had an
interview with nearly all the prominent men in the
city. Republicans and Democrats. Postmaster
Hadley said it was deplorable and the results could
not now be foreshadowed. United States Reg-
ister, Judge M. W. Gibbs, United States
Attorney Walters, United States Jujge Cald-
well and others, leading Republicans, expressed
similar CDinions. Democrats like Senator A. H.
Garland, Hon, James Mitchel, Colonel J. M. Moore,
Governor Churchill, Secretary of State FrolicL,
Andrew Crawford. Attorney-General Moore and
State Treasurer Woodruff regard the »ffair as dis-
astrous in the extreme, asserting it has a tendency
to weaken the republican form of government,
and shows that Nihilistic practices have effected a
lodgment in this country.
a Fire Which Came Near Belns a Con-
[Special Telegram to The News.]
Lake Charlbs. La., July 2.—About 4 p. m. yester-
dai', near the Court-house square a dwelling-house,
occupied by Mr. Thomas Barnes and family, caught
fire from a defective stove-pipe, and was totally
consumed. There were several other buildings
close by, and a high wind was blowing, but our
gallant fire company, hta led by its President, H. C.
Gill, and Foreman, Adolph Meyer, ably assisted by
our town people generally, prevented what would
otherwise have been a most disasterous conflagra-
Tho Albany Foolishness.
Albany, July 2.—The vote to-day for the short
term vacancy was as follows: Potter 31. Conkling-
20, Wheeler 26. Cornell 5, Lapliaiu 7, Crowley 3,
Chapm .n I, Rogers 1. No choice. The convention
then voted on tilling the long-term vacancy with
the following result: Depew 85, Kernan 31. Cornell
10. Crowley 9. Tolcott 2. Chapman 2. Fish 1, Piatt
1, Tremaine 1, Lapham 2, North 1. No choice.
Cornell's Bad Break.
Henley, July 2.—'The Cornell crew, when leading
the Harticrd crew by three-quarters of a length,
unfortunate! v ran themselves ashore, after the
race had lasted barely two minutes.
Details ol'the Race.
Henley, July 2, 12:30.—When the Cornell crew
fouled with* the river bank, they had unversed
about a quarter of the distance of the course, and
looked like winning, The Hartf wd crew finished
Dastardly Attempt Upon the Life of
the President—a Crazed Chicagoan's
Bloody Work—Intense Excitement
and Horror Throughont the Land—
All, without Regard to Political
Issues, Denounce the Terrible Deed
—Words of Condolence from Every
Section—Editorial Expressions, and
Conjectures Upon the Motives Which
Inspired the Execrable Act —Hopes
for the President's Recovery.
Washington. July 2.—President Garfield was
shot this morning at the Baltimore and Potomac
Depot while on his way to New England. He re-
ceived one ball in the arm and one between the
hip and kidneys. Five physicians are in attend
ance. and have probed for the ball without success.
He is dangerously wounded, but may recover.
The shooting was done by a slender man, about
five feet seven inches in height. He refused to
give his name, but it is said by persons who profess
to know him that his name is Gitte&u, and that he is
the ex-consul to Marseilles, The man was arrested
immediately and carried to police headquarters
and subsequently removed to jail.
The shooting occured in the ladies' room of the
depot immediately after the President had entered,
walking arm and arm with Secretary Blaine,
on their way to the limited express
train, which was about ready to leave.
Secretary Blaine,! on hearing pistol shots, two
in number, rushed in the direction from which
they came, with the view of arresting the assassin.
Before reaching the man he noticed the President
fall, and returned to him and lifted him up.
Both shots took effect, the first in the right arm
and the second just about the right side near the
kidneys. Physicians probed for the ball immedi-
ately, Two companies of regulars were ordered
from the barracks and have been posted around
the executive mansion.
There is great excitement, and the streets are
thronged with anxious inquirers, eager to learn
the condition of the President.
The shooting took plaoe in the presence of fifty
or sixty ladies. The President has been made as
comfortable as possible, and all persons are ex-
cluded from the grounds.
The President is conscious and does not com-
plain of great suffering. It Is impossible to say as
yet what the result will be. Physicians are of the
opinion that the wounds are not necessarilv fatal.
The following dispatch was sent to Mrs. Garfield
at Elberon, Long Branch:
Washington, July 2.—The President wishes me
to say to you for him that he has been seriously
hurt: how seriously he can not say. He says he is
himself, and hopes you will come to him soon. He
sends love to you. A. F. Rockwell.
At 11:30 the President's condition has impro ved
and his pulse, which was as low as 50. has raised to
As soon as it reaches 78 physicians will probe
for the ball, and will then be able to tell the nature
of the wound
The man who did the shooting is Charles G.
Gittean, attorney-at law, of Chicago. He is
foreigner by birth, and has been a very persistent
applicant for a Consulship, which was refused him
bv the President. He has haunted the Executive
Mansion for three or four weeks, and was suffer-
ing from aberration of mind.
The Vice-President Notified.
Washington, July 2, 3 p. m.— Hon. Samuel Shel-
labarger.who has just left the bedside of the Presi-
dent, says there seems to be absolutely no hope of
rallying. His symptoms are growing more and
more alarming, and hiB death is thought to be very
near. The following message has just been sent:
Executive Mansion, Washington.—Hon. Chester
A. Arthur, Vice-President, New York: At this
hour, 3 p. m., the symptoms of the President are
not favorable. Anxiety deepens.
Jas. G. Blaine, Secretary of State.
Washington, July 2.—The following lias been
forwarded by cable:
Department or State, Washington, July 2.—
James Russell Lowell, Minister, etc., London:
The President of the United States was shot
this morning by an assassin named Chas. Guitteau
The weapon was a large-sized revolver. The
President had just reached the Baltimore and Po-
tomac station at about 9:80, intending, with a
portion of his Cabinet, to leave on the limited ex
press for New York. I rode in a carriage with
him from the executive mansion, and was walking
by his side when he was shot. The assassin was
immediately arrested, and the President
was conveyed to a private loom
in the station building and surgical
aid was at once summoned. He has now, at 10:20.
been removed to the Executive mansion. Sur-
geons in consultation regard his wound as very se-
rious, though not necessarily fatal. His vigorous
OOOa-uarantv The contractor will he rennired to o-ive I health gives strong hopes of his recovery He has
$25?.000 bond. The State will m^ title^t.he | consciousness for a moment. I have in
land as the work progresses. The bids will be for
the smallest amount of the land, and will be opened
on the !5th of November next.
A report that agitates Austin is to the effect that
Senator Coke, on his return to Waco, organized
the University campaign for that place, and will
make the fur fly in some speeches to be delivered
beforo the September election. He would hardly
accept the vote between Austin and Waco as a
test of the Senatorial election to follow. Austin
people are afraid Waco will get some strength
from politicians who want to divide the State.
The Secretary of State is preparing the election
blanks and proclamation.
The Sabine Pass and Texas Northern Railway
Company was incorporated by filing its charter to
day. The incorporators are Horatio N. Twombly,
Robert H. Parks and William B. Hotchkiss. of New
York; Robert A. Connolly, of Chicago;
Richard A. Abbott, of Waukegan, 111., and
C. C. Champbell, Charles M. Raquet. R. C.
Garrett. Edmund Key, Wm. M. Johnson, E. J
Fry, Volney Hall and Wr. S. Pierce, of Marshall,
Texas. The proposed line of r=iilwavis from Mar-
shall through Panola, Shelb,, San Augustine, Sa-
bine, Jasper, Newton, Oraags and Jefferson, to
some point on Sabine Pass. The capital
stock is $3.00,000. The officers are: President, Hora-
tio N. Twombly: Vice-President, Chas. M. Rsquet;
Treasurer Robt. H. Parks, Secretary Wm. B. Hotch-
kiss. The secretary, who filed this charter, has
just passed over the proposed route of the road,
and is highly pleased with
ticnlarly with the timber.
The Texas, Louisiana and Western Railway
Company, narrow-gauge, was also to-day in like
manner incorporated. The proposed route from
Sherman to Mt. Pleasant, through Mrayson, Fan-
ning. Delta, Hopkins. Franklin and Titus oounile*.
Capital stock 55,000.000. Inoorpnrators—T. J.
Brown, W. J. Jlorphy, C. C, Birkley, T.
J. Patty, M. Schneider. Gaoree Oatmar,
L. F. Ely. J. W. Hearne, O. T. Lyon, W.
C. Eubank, D. D. Dugan, T. Richards and A. B.
Richards, of Sherman, Texas; W. B.Wise and John
Martin, of Paris, Texas: E. Eastburn. of Jacks-
boro: J. M. Llndsey, Gainesville, and H. Reed, of
New Orleans. La.
The Board of Education has not yet complet-
ed an apportionment of the school fund :to the
counties. The Comptroller estimates that the board
will be able to distribute the net amount of £375.000
■i t of the free schools. Some $35,000 of
serious dispatches, but dictates hopeful ones t
The most intense excitementprevails hsre over
the sad news. A dispatch to General Grant ha4i
somewhat relieved Mrs. Garfield's anxiety. It say*
the President's wound is not mortal. He is shot m
the arm and hips.
Island, N. Y., July 2.—To General
W i bherman. Washington: I trust that the re-
sult of the assault upon the life of the President
may not have fatal consequences, and that in the
interest of the country, the act may be shown to
have been that of a madman. Thanks for your
dispatch and for your promise of further informa*
t.on- W. S. Hancoc-S-
The Vice-President's Tribute.
The following telegrams have been received by
Secretary Blaine and General Sherman:
New York. July 2.—To Hon. James G. Blaine,
Secretary of State. Washington: Your telegram,
with its deplorable narrative, did not reach ine
promptly, owing to my absence. I am profoundly
shocked at the dreadful news. The hopes you ex-
press relieve somewhat the horror of the
first announcement. I wait for further in-
telligence with the greatest anxiety. Express to
the President and those about him my great grief
and sympathy, in which the whole American peo-
ple will join. C. A. Arthur.
New York. July 2.—To Hon. J. G. Blaine, Secre-
tary of State, Washington, D. C.: Your 6:45 tele-
gram is very distressing. I Btill hope for more
favorable tidings, and ask you to keep me advised.
Please do not fail to express to Mrs. Garfield my
deepest sympathy. C. A. Arthur.
Sympathy of the English Government.
Washington, July 2.—Sir Edward Thornton and
Mr. Victor Drummond called upon the Secretary,
who was in attendance upon. Jhe President at the
Executive Mansion, betweei. 4 and 5 o'clock, and
delivered to him a copy of the following dispatch,
with many expressious of deep sorrow at the great
London, July 2, 5 p. m.—Is it true that President
Garfield has been shot at? If so, express at once
the great concern of Her Majesty's Government
and our hope that the report that he lias sustained
serious injury is not true.
(Signed) Earl Granville.
Foreign Office, London.
The Queen's Solicitude.
Washington, July 2.—The following was received
at 8 p. m.: J. G. Blaine, Secretary, Washington-
Telegram received. Express to Mrs. Garfield the pro ■
found sympathy of this legation. The Queen has
sent to inquire and express solicitude. (Signed)
Action of the New York Legislature.
Albany, July 2.—The Senate met at 11 a. m.,
President pro tem. Robinson in the chair. Chap-
lain Haley referred to the startling and melan-
choly circumstances under which the Senate met.
saying that the President of the United States had
been shot by an assassin. He dwelt at length upon
the unoertainity of life, closing his prayer with an
earnest supplication that the life of the Presidents
might be spared. The journal of yesterday was!
read, following which the chair handed the cleric
two telegrams, announcing the shooting of tha
President. Mr. Hulbert offered the following reso-
Whereas the Senate of the State of New Yoris
learns with profound sorrow of the attempted
assassination of the President of the United StateB;
Resolved, that we tender our heartfelt sympathy
to the President and his famijy, and at the sama
time express our horror and indignation at tho
atrocious attempt made upon his life.
Mr. McCarthy said: " That while he agreed wtUv
much of the resolution, yet he wished to defei
expressions of indif- " - —"' *"
were received from I
however, object I
fe r tba
Colonel Spaight has employed counsel to prose-
cute an insurance agent at Brenham for soliciting
for companies not authorized to do business in
A petition has been filed in the case of Judge Gus-
tave Cook and General Wm. Steel against the State
for unpaid salaries. The suits were authorized by
act of the last Legislature, going into effect yester-
day, to test the legality and justice of the claims
of these gentlemen for services, one as
criminal judge and the other as adjutant
general. Their lawful salaries were not
charged, but the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Legis-
latures failed to make a full appropriation
for them, and the last Legislature was disposed to
hold that the Appropriation act making smaller
aimual allowance than the law designating their
salaries was equivalent to a repeal of the latter,
but were willing the courts should decide the ques-
The Capitol Commissioners will invite each coun-
ty to contribute a representative stone appropri-
ately inscribed to be placed in the new capitol.
Counties not having building rock may procure
from other counties, giving the source.
The advertisement for bids for building the capi-
tol contains a description o£ where the capitol lands
are situated, comprising the million acres, and
subject to $20,OX) incumbrance. It then describes
generally the building contemplated, and givins?
notice that working plans and specifications will
be on hand subject to inspection at their office by
October 15. The bid must be accompanied by $10.-
formed the Ministers in Europe.
the couatry, more par-
for the suj
the available fund has been diverted by lesrislative
enactment to other purposes. There will be a net
increase for puolic schools of $115,000 over last
year. The incsease in scholastic population seems
not to be in a greater proportion t nan the increase
of the available funds, and that there will be, it Is
claimed, quite as much apportioned per capita as
Alternate land certificates are to be had at $30.
but no demand exists. The effect of the Land
Pension acts, and reservation of 300 leagues of
public lands for county school funds, will probably
be to still further depress prices.
Austin has handled this season 700,000 pound3 of
wool. A few lot--, of dirty and mixed wools are still
on the market, but the season is about over.
The charter of the Fort Worth and Rio Grande
Railway Company was approved by the Attorney-
General to-day, but not being accompanied by the
Secretary of State's fee was not filed.
Attorney-General McLeary will probably attend
the Fourth of July celebration at Galveston.
Another Railroad Company Organized.
[Special Telegram to The News.l
Marshall. July 2.—A charter was filed to day, in
the office of the Secretary of State, at Austin, for
a railroad from Marshall to Sabine Pass, to be
known as the Sabine Pass and Texas Northern
Railway. The incorporators met in this city sev-
eral days ago to prepare the papers. The incorpo-
rators are Horatio W. Twombly, Robert II. Parks
and W. B. Hotchkiss, of New York: Robert A. Con-
nolly, Chicago: R. A. Abbott, Waukegan, III.;
Calvin C. Campbell. R. C. (iarrett, E. J. Fry
C. M. Raquet, Ed. Key, W. II. Johnston. Volney
Ifall, W. C. Pierce, of Marshall. Directors are H.
W. Twombly, R. H. Parks, W. B. Hotchkiss. R. A.
Connolly, C. C. Campbell, C. M. Raquet, V. Hall.
Officers—H. W. Twombly. president; C. M. Ra-
quet, vice president: R. H. Parks, treasurer; W.
B. Hotchkiss, secretary. Messrs. Hotchkiss, Con-
nolly and Campbell left here by private convey-
ance over the proposed route to Sabine Pass, and
express themselves as more than pleased with the
outlook for the road, declaring the pinery the
finest in the country. With the prospect o. their
road through this section, the people of Marshall
are encouraged and feel assured of at least one
Match Game of Base Ball—Light Raius
—Hot Weather—Military Picnic.
Navasota. July 2.—A match game of base ball
between the Independence club and the Navasota
Invincibles was played, and resulted thirteen for
the latter and eight for the former. It was the
most interesting game ever played here, and wit-
nessed by a large concourse of ladiesand ^fentlemen.
Dr. Robert A. Jameson, of this county, died in
Uvalde count}', aged 44 years.
There were showers of rain last niglit in the
eastern and southern parts of Grimes county, too
late for corn.
Thermometer ninety-eight every afternoon. Much
The Navasota Guards are preparing to go to
Hempstead on the 6th of July, to attend a military
a Maryland Blizzard.
Baltimore. July 2.—Special dispatches fromCris-
fieid, on the Eastern Shore, give accounts of a cy-
clone In Sangre sound, Chesapeake bay, Thursday
on Deal's island. The tornado was so powerful
that it drove two boats through a bridge leading
from the mainland to the island, tearing the bridge
completely away. The schooner J F. bill was cap-
sizeu near Fore's island, on Sangre sound, and all
on board are supposed to have been lost. The
crew was composed of captain Geo. R. Davis. E.
Rlggin and F. M, Ward. A body has been since
identitfed as that of F. M. Ward. Noth-
ing has been seen or heard of the schooner,
and it is supposed it was sunk near Fairmount.
The body of a negro was found lashed to a mast
with a rope tied around his neck. It is supposed
that in his haste lie tied the rope around his neck
instead of his waist, thereby strangling himself.
On Smith Island vessels were blown hign and dry
on the beach and landed in a-potato-patch thirty
yards distant from the shore. The storm lasted
nearly an hour, and was accompanied by vivid
flashes of lightning ond terrific peals et' thunder.
On Watts Islands the wind was so powerful it lifted
the schooner Presetta F. Leach almost clear off
the water, capsizing lier and drowning
two of her crew, both colored. The Captain
and mate barely escaped with their lives. Further
up the sound the schooner Seui was capsized and
her crew, consisting of Captain McDonald and his
son, were drowned; also a colored man was knocked
overboard and drowned before assistance could
leach him from the schooner McGee.
The Supreme Court of New Hampshire has
decided, in the case of the Franklin Street Con-
gregational Church against the City of Man-
chester, that the Constitution does not exempt
church property trom taxation.
Iames G. Blaine,
Secretary of State.
The following official bulletin with regard to the
condition of the President has been just issued:
Executive Mansion, July 1, 12:31 p. m.
The reaction from the shock of the injury has
been very gradual. He is suffering some pain, but
it is thought best not to disturb him by making
any exploration for the ball until the consultation
at 3 p. m. D. W. Bliss, M. D
The following physicians ere in consultation at
the Executive Mansion: Doctors Bliss, Ford,
Huntingdon, Woodward, United States Army;
Townsend, Lincoln, Reybuni, Norris, Purvis, Pat
terson; Surgeou-General Barnes and Surgeon-Gen
eral Wales. Bulletins of the President's condition
are telegraphed everywhere every half hour.
Executive Mansion, 1 p. m.—The President is
somewhat restless, but is suffering less pain. Pulse
112. Some nausea and vomiting has recently, oc-
curred. Considerable hemorrhage has taken place
from the wound. D. W. Buss.
the gravest fears.
Washington, July 2, 2 p. m.—The condition of
the President is more unfavorable, and it, is be
lieved internal hemorrhage has commenced.
2:30 p. m.—The President's condition is more
unfavorable. Dr. Bock, with an old physician of
the President, says he has but few chances of
recovery, and that he may not live tweive hours.
Executive Mansion, 2:45 p. m.— No official bulle-
tin has been furnished since 1 o'clock. The condi
I ion of the President has been growing unfavor
able since that time. Internal hemorrhage has
taken place, and the gravest fears are felt.
Executive Mansion, 4 p. m.—The following offi
oial bulletin has jrtst been issued:
The President's condition is somewhat less favor-
able, evidence of iuternal hemorrhage beiDg dis-
tinctly recognized. Pulse, 132; temperature, 9fi;
that is a little below the normal. He suffers rather
more pain, but his mind is perfectly clear.
(Signed) W. D. Bliss, M. D.
A bulletin, issued at the Executive mansion at 6
p. m., says. The President has slept a few mo-
ments, but is manifestly weaker; pulse 140, and
feeble. He is mentally clear, conversing intelli-
gently, when permitted to do so.
The Worst May be Apprehended.
Hon. Chester A. Arthur, Vice-President, New
York City: At this hour, 6 o'clock, the condition of
the President is very alarming. He is-losing
strength, and the worst may be apprehended.
(Signed) Jas. G. Blaine, Secretary of State
Washington, D. C.. July 2, Executive Mansion,
6:30 p. m.—The President failed a good deal be-
tween 4 and 6 p. m., but there has been no percep-
tible change in hi3 condition since the latter hour.
The engine of the special train which is bearing
Mrs. Garfield to Washington broke a piston red at
Bowie, but another engine has been sent, and the
delay will not be great.
" Will Take the Chance."
Washington, July 2, 9:30 p. m.—The President
called for his physician and asked his opinion. The
doctor replied: " You have acliance." The Presi-
dent said: " I will take that chance."
Mrs. Garfield's Arrival.
6:45 p. u.—Mrs. Garfield has just arrived.
A Slight Rail}'.
Executive Mansion, 9:20 p. m.—The President has
rallied a little wuldn the past three-quarters of an
hour, and his symptoms are a little more favorable.
He continues brave and cheerful. About the time
he began to rally, he said to Doctor Bliss: Doctor,
what are the indications? Doctor Bliss replied:
There is a chance of recovery. Well then, replied
the President cheerfully, we will take that chance.
The President is still sleeping.
A Physician's Statement.
Washington, July 2. — Dr. Townshend, Health
Officer of the District, in conversation this after
noon, said: " I found the President, when I arrived
at the Baltimore and Potomac depot, about five
minutes after the shooting, in a vomiting and faint-
ing condition. I had his head lowered, which
had been elevated by the atiendants, and
administered aromatic spirits ot ammcnia
and brandy to revive him. This had the desired
effect, and the President regained consciousness.
He was asked where he felt the most pain. He
replied in the right leg and foot. He then ex-
amined the wounds, introducing his fingers, which
caused a slight hemorrhage. I then decided to
have him moved up stairs from the crowd. Shortly
after getting him there Drs. Smith and Purvis ar-
rived, and on consultation with them it was decided
to remove him to the White House. Dr". Smith
accompanied the President in an ambulance to the
White House, where another examination was
made and stimulants again administered. An in-
effectual attempt was made to trace the course of
ttie wound, and at 12:20, the President suffering
much pain, a hypodemeric injection of morphine
was administered". Dr. Townshend left the President
shortly afterward, somewhat revived. The doctor
said at 2 p. m. that he could not give an intelligent
opinion as yet. but he pronounces the wounds as
dangerous but not necessarily fatal.
Arthur is Sorry for Mrs. Garfield.
New Yor.K, July 2.—General Arthur and Ex-Sen-
ator Conkling arrived in town this morning from
Albany and put up at the Fifth Avenue Hotel. The
Vice President, was found in the lobby of the hotel.
He said that he had not received any private dis-
patch in regard to the shooting, and knew nothing
more than was announced in the bulletin. If it
were true, he said he felt exceedingly sorry for
Mrs. Garfield, whose present state of health is pre-
Senator Conkling remained in his room and re
fused to be interviewed.
The News at Long Branch.
Long Branch. July 2.—So far, the only particu
lars received of the shooting of the President is
that learned from the following dispatch, da'ed
Executive Mansion, Washington. July 2, and ad
dressed to General Swan, at Elberon, N. J. :
We have the President safely and comfortably
settled in his room at the Executive Mansion. Defi-
nite assertions can not be given till after probing
the wound at 3 o'clock. There are strong grounds
for hope, and at the same time great anxiety for
the final result. J. G. Blaine, Sec'y of State.
Feeling in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, July 2.—The public is greatly ex
ereis-d over the news from Washington. I>arge
crowds congregate at the bulletin boards of the
newspaper and telegraph offices and earnestly
watch for news.
llrs. Garfield left Long Branch at 12:40 on a spe-
cial train on the Pennsylvania Railroad, and will
arrive at Monmouth Junction at 2 p. m., Wast
Philadelphia at 3 and Washington at 7 p. m.
Business Suspended in Baltimore.
"Baltimore, July 2.—The most intenss excite-
ment prevails through this city at the attempted
ussassinstioujof the President. All business is sus-
pended and groups of men are assembled on every
street, dumbfounded aud anxiously awaiting the
General Grant to Mr*. Garfield.
Elberon, L. B., July 2.—General Grant has just
arrived aud expressed to Mrs. Garfield his deep
regret at the attempted assassination of the Presi-
dent. Mrs. Garfield is almost frantic over the
mim. Her phyaiouuM aUaw her to see none of the-,
On motion ot Mi-. Mills the Senate took a recegS
till 11:55 a. m.
•ing the recess Mr. Robertson
Associated Press dispatches, whioh v
the desk, and Senators anij employes
about the reader. The Senate, at 12 o'c1g_».
into joist convention with the Assembly, and upon
returning therefrom the Senate adjourned until
In the Assembly, after reading the journal,
Murphy moved that the Assembly take a re*
until five minutes to 12 o'clock. He said Be nil
the motion in consequence of the terrible
which has been received from Washington
then referred to the progress of the victim tP0»a
lower paths to the presidency, and said that w 9f
horror of the act just committed was too great fa c
expression. The minority of this house Vronll 1
mingle its feelings of condemnation with those d S
the entire country and world. Mr. Murphy's 1S9C*
tion was then adopted, and the Assembly went i ntfO
After the adjournment of the joint conventSd a
the House reassembled and Mr. Brooks called V p
his resolution to adjourn till Tuesday. After Swoi a
discussion the previous queaiion was ordered M d
the Brooks resolution to adjourn over was lost.
The Assassination in Boston.
Boston, July 2.—The news of the aM*mpted*as •-
sasslnation of the President caused the most iij -
tense excitement in the city, «nd crowds amrroundet i
the newspaper offices, which had issued extras ij a
the early part of the morning. Business was Wtt --
porarily suspended on every hand.
New Orleans Horrified.
New Orleans, July 2.—News of the attempts 1
assassination ot' President Garfield created greai t
excitement in this city, and is almost the otfly sub -
ject discussed. All condemn the horrible act i( i
the strongest terms, and express svmpaty tor thl >
President and hopes for his speedy recovery.
The Charleston Chamber of Commerce .
Charleston, July 2.—News of the assassinatioi i
of the President excitad grief and horror in 'L'hat -
leston. The sorrow felt by the community is seel i
on the face of all. The hope is everywhere ex -
pressed that he wilt recover.
The Chamber of Commerce held a large meetln';
at 2 o'clock. Addresses were made, declaring tin >
sentiments of sorrow, condemning the act of thi i
assassin as the deepest crime, expres ing the vtisl i
that the President will soon be restored to the peo-
ple of the United States, to whom he ;s so dpai -
without regard to political opinions, and declares;
to the President and his family the sympathy of t thl J
people of Charleston with them.
The Mayor of the city sent the following telle -
gram to Secretary Blaine as soon as the news w.V3
Charleston. July 2—Hon. J. G. Blaine, Secre-
tary: Our entire communiiy is deeply shocked 1 ijr
the startling intelligence of the assassination of tl ui
President, and I hasten to request you will kind lj.r
express to Mrs. Garfield our profoundsj.'mpathy ; ts
this distressing time, and our sincere hope that th 13
President's lite may be restored to his family antl
country. (Signed.) Wm. A. Courtenay,
Mayor of Charleston.
Louisville Board of Trade.
Louisville, Ky„ June 2.—The Board of Tradie
telegraphed to-day to Washington the following [:
" Louisville, Ky.. July 2,- To the Secretary c if
State, W'ashingt'on, D. C.: The Board of Trade t if
Louisville expresses its abhorrence of the a i-
temptec". assassiuat ion jf the President, and proffei si
its sympathy to his finally and country, with a N
earnest hope for his recovery.
"John E. Greenthest."
Public Meeting to Denounce It.
Raleigh, N. C., July 2.—There is great indign »-
tion here at the attempted assassination of th p
President. A public meeting of citizens has bee a
called to denounce it.
Looking to the Future,
Louisville, Ky., July 2.—There is considerable
excitement here over the news of the attempte i
assassination of President Garfield, aud greac
anxiety is manifested to hear from Washington
and New York. The impression is that the uu-v-
look for the country, and for the South, and the
prospect would be much less bright with Arthur
than with Garfield in the presidential chair. There
is no anticipation of any serious trouble in any
event. Much sympathy is expressed for President
Garfield and his family.
From General Grant.
The following dispatch has been received by
Secretary Lincoln from General Grant:
Elberon. N. J., July 2.—To Secretary Lincoln.
Washington: Please dispatch me the condition of
the President. The news received conflicts. I hope
the most favorabl? may be continued. Express to
he President my deep sympathy aud hope that ha
may speedily recover. U. S. Grant.
Growing More Favorable.
Washington, July 2. 10:20 p. m.—The President's
symptom* continue to grow more favorable, and
to afford more ground for hope. His temperature
is now nominal. His pulse has fhlleti four beats
since the last official bulletin, and the absence of
blood in the discharge from the bladder, shows
that that organ is not injured, as had been feared.
Action of Ex-Cojifederates.
Charlottesville. Va., July 2.—There was in-
teu-e indignation here this morning upon the re-
reipt of the news of the attempted assassination
cf President Garfield. A call is out for an indig-
nation meeting to-niglit, and is signed mostly by
Conf ederate soldiers.
TIse News in tlie Money Marts.
New York, July 2.—The news down town was re-
ceived w ith consternation anil caused much ex-
citement on Wall street, and brokers and bankers
almost forgot their business in iheir eagerness to
get further particulars. They besieged Kernan's
News Agency on Broad street, where dispatches
from Washington were constantly arriving—all
being distributed. Groups were seen in the street
discussing the subject anxiously and newsboys
did a rushing business in extras.
At the opening of the Stock Exchange the news
knocked the bottom out of the market, but further
dispatches announcing that the wounded President
was in a fair way to recover, and was not so dan-
gerously wounded as first reported, caused a reac-
tion, and the decrease was soon recovered, so that
within an hour quotations were back to a healthy
Standard. At the Sub Treasury and Custom-Houso
there was al o ran 'h excitement over the news.
Tlie President's Popularity.
When later dispatches were received announcing
that President Garfield was not mortally wounded,
shouts of "God be Thanked 'went up from every
side, and a sudden revulsion of feeling made more
than one eye moist. From all sides v. as heard one
expression—"If President Garfield lives he will be
the most popular President the country ever had."
Who tlie Assawsiu Is.
Chicago, July 2.—C. J. GuitteAU. who shot Presi-
dent Garfieid this morning, has been known in Chi-
cago for the past twelve years, and for much of
the time been considered as more than half insane.
He may have had French blood In his veins, but
was to all aopearances an American. He wore 'nis
hair brushed up in front, giving his face a start-
ling look. When he first arrived In Chicago he be-
gan practicing law. He married a sister of George
Scoville, the well-known lawyer here, and lived
about the Union Place, but being of a shifting char-
acter he became a nuisance, and was finally for-
bidden his house by Scoviile. After living
in a precarious fashion here for some time, ha
went to New York only to return in 1878. He then
professed to have been converted, and began lec-
turing under the auspices of the Young Men's
Christian Association. He was next known in" con-
nection with a scheme to buy out the Inter-Ocean
and run it after the pattern of the New York Her-
ald. As Guitteau had no capital and no backing,
his scheme collapsed, and he returned to his
former practice of debating. His reputation
has never been of the best, and his name was con-
nected with several scandals, until he sank so low-
that no notice was taken of him whatever. About
six months ago he disappeared from his usual
haunts, and has not been seen in Chicago since.
Guitteau is described by lawyers here a3
having b&en while here what is known
as a "shyster," whatever practice ha
had being in the lower criminal courts.
He was regarded as weak-minded, and at one tlm«
was frantic on temperance, and delivered a lectura
at the First Methodist Church on that subject.
Failing to pay the Tribune for its advertisement o^
tlie lecture, that paper wrote him up as a fraud,
and was sued by him for libel, the suit never corn-
ing to an issue. He wrote a pamplet on the Sec-
ond Coming of Christ," which was published by-
Sansen & McCluning as a cunosaty. V ery little is
definitely known of the man, aad that little is un-
favorable in every way.
The district jail, a large brown stone structure
situated in the eastern extremity of the city, was
visited by Associated Press reporters shortly after
11 o'clock for the purpose of obtaining an inter-
view with Guitteau, the assassin of President Gar-
The officers refused admittance to the building',
stating as a reason that they were acting under
instructions from Attorney-General Mac-vaagh,
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