The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 133, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 26, 1879 Page: 3 of 4
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The Ilillsboro Bee undertakes to si-
lence the complaints against the Sunday
law by saying:
Talk about the rigor of our Sunday law.
In North Carolina there is a Sunday law
on the statute books which provides tnat
all persons having no reasonable or lawiui
excuse, shall attend some religious meet-
ing every Sunday.
The tar-heels, however, pay no atten-
tion to this remnant of religious intole-
rance. Slany other states have old ob-
solete Sunday laws on their statute
books which never were fully enforced,
and have been disregarded and forgotten
for years. The present spasmodic agi
tation of the Sunday question is only a
revival of an old issue which has long
pinee been practically settled in this
country. It will require but a short
time for the zeal of the agitators to cool,
and then things will fall back again into
the old groove.
The Castroville Quill states that 5Ir.
Schiedemantel, for reasons to himself
known and felt, resigned his position as
county clerk last Monday, and the re-
signation was accepted. Before the
county commissioners had time to decide
between the hosts of applicants for the
place, the resignation was withdrawn,
but in the meantime it had been accepted.
The commissioners should not have been
bo prompt. Cffisar was urged to take
the crown no less than three time. But
the Castroville commissioners are of the
hair-trigger kind; take things literally
and act accordingly. The Quill says:
Just before the adjournment of the reg-
ular session of the commissioners court,
Saturday niglit, Mr. Hlater tendered his
resignation as justice of the Castroville
vrecinot, which resignation was accepted.
Monilay morning, when the extra session
convened, V. Haas. Esq., was appointed
to the vacancy, and made his bond at once.
The greenbackers are making things
lively in Lamar county. The North
Texan calls on the people to organize
democratic clubs in every part of the
The McKinncy Enquirer thus takes
up the cudgel for the convicted parson
Yeal, and strikes the newspapers a
For months past ho has been hounded by
the curs of the press, in whose whole com-
position, collectively, there is not as much
manhood as exists in Veal's little finger.
The Henderson Times takes a mode-
rate view of the new Sunday law, say-
We hear no complaint among our people
en the subject: on the contrary, it seems
that it is commended very highly by all
elases. There is no doubt that its results
have been very good with us. It may be
noticed by any one who will, that our
streets on Sunday wear a more peaceful
aspect now than before the law went into
operation. "VVe see no collection of disor-
derly crowds obstructing the street cor-
ners ; and altogether we like the effects of its
operation. Still, we can not say that we
believe it sound policy to legislate a coun-
try into morality.
The Tyler Courier wnnts to go the
whole figure—six days work and one
day's rest. It says:
"While the legislature was passing a law
to compel meu to rest one day in each week
it might have, with n show of consistency,
passed a law compelling all men to work
the remaining six in the week.
The Courier is proud of the Texas
It speaks well for Texas that there are
so many lawyers in it who are qualified
for positions on the supreme bench. More
than fifty towns in the state have sent pe-
titions to Austin recommendiug the ap-
pointment of some able member of the
The Brownsville Demoerat continues
to lecture the Ilockport Transcript for
charging the o. a. with consuming more
ardent spirits than is necessary for his
health. Better stop wrangling and re-
fer the question to the governor, as in
the case of quarantining the Colorado.
The Lampasas Dispatch says of the
deaf and dumb asylum:
It seems to be understood that the posi-
tion of superintendent of this institution is
to be taken from one who has been pro-
nounced unfitted and incompetent, and to
be given to another, who has had no oppor-
tunity by education, training or experience
to become better suited for I he place than
the one to be removed. CI en. MeCulloeh
would be fully as acceptable to the people
of the state as Col. Ford. Neither of them
could communicate with a deaf and dumb
man if a house was on fire, and to remove
one for incompetency to make room for
another of the same stripe would be the
greatest foolishness. The unfortunate
children of Texas who are sent to that
place for their education and training
Should be furnished with one educated in
such a manner as to teach t hem. Give
these political fellows a political position,
but let the charitable institutions of the
state be presided over by those who are
Skilled in their professions, and who can
furnish evidence of worth and qualifica-
The Sulphur Springs Gazette tells how
the Sunday law works in Hopkins
The Sunday law is working a hardship
In some cases. Two Sundays ago one of
our physicians wanted some blackberry
Cordial for a sick child. The druggist re-
fused to sell. On last Sunday the same
physician wanted some ice for a lady who
was very sick. Judge Putrnan drew an
order, stating that the ice was for medical
purposes and necessary for the sick lady—
the physician signed it. The ice could not
be bought. Mr. Hunsucker gave it, or the
good lady would have suffered for the want
Of it. In the evening the same physician
was called to see a sick child whose"father
and mother were passing through town in
awagor. In giving directions "as to diet,
etc., the doctor advised the father to get
some crackers. He went to a family gro-
cery, and the merchant said: "1 can't
Bell them, but will give you some." This
may be tne letter, but surely it is not the
spirit and intention of the law. If it is so,
our legislators have gone too far. and the
next legislature will repeal the law. Then
Wo will drift to the other extreme.
TEXAS SK1VS IT JEMS.
Burnet county carried off the banner
for the greatest number of premiums
taken at the Lampasas fair.
Advertiser: A colered boy, Robert
Williams, knocked an old negro in the
head with an axe, on Sunday morning,
severely but not seriously hurting the
old negro. Williams fled the county.
... The Lentz branch methodist camp-
meeting began Friday A baptist pro-
tracted meeting will begin iu Hill's prai-
rie next Friday, 29th.
Belton Journal: As far as we have
observed the Sunday law has been strict-
ly and quietly obeyed in Belton We
learn from Mr. Kemp that Mr. Scott
Garner's corn crop in Tennessee valley
will average over forty bushels to the
acre Mr. Silas Baggett, of Howard,
gathered a patch of com last week that
produced forty-five bushels per acre.
The corn and land were both carefully
measured, not guessed at The chris-
tian camp meeting closed at Moffatt last
Sunday night. There were forty-three
accessions to the church.
Brownsville Democrat: The rain storm
that has so generously prevailed in this
vicinity for the past week seems to have
been general, and visited every portion
of the state. Though it has played
liavoc with business, it has been pro-
ductive of great good, especially in
Western Texas, where cattle and grass
Vfere dying for want of rain.
Chief: Several loads of cotton came
Into town last week and were readily
disposed of. Cotton is fast becoming
our most important product, and our
merchants and gin men are fully pre-
pared to handle this year's crop. Sever-
al steam gins have been erected this
year, and there are now 8 steam eins in
the county, several of them runntngtwo
stands. The crop will be lighter this
year, owing to the severe drouth, but
the acreage planted is much larger than
that of last.
Gainesville Gazette: Ed. Fletcher was
standing on the sidewalk in front of
Havs ifc Ozment's grocery store, when
Ed" Bomar came through the store with
a shot-gun and fired twelve buckshot
into his breast, from the effects of which
be died in a few minutes. Ed. and Tobe
Bomar have been arrested. The grand
jury returned a true bill of indictment
for "murder. There have been tive per-
sons killed during the history of Gaines-
ville on the north side of "the square,
within two hundred feet from the north-
west corner, to wit: James McCall,
William Cloud. George McDonald,
.Boog Bomar and Ed. Fletcher
The jury in the JS'oftsinger case
retired Saturday night and in forty
minutes brought"in a" verdict of guilty
of murder in the first degree. Lucian
Koftsinger, the defendant, and Lewis
line were rival suitors for the hand
of Miss Helen Kimbrough. She broke
her engagement with Koftsinger in
March. 1878, and on the fourth day of
July following married Kline. On the
night of the 7th of August, 1878, while
Kline and his wife were asleep on a
mattrass spread on the floor of the porch
to their residence, some person shot the
top of his skull off. Noftsinger
told Barns, a friend of his, early on the
night of the T illing that he was going
out intothe country three or four miles
to have some fun. The evidence fully
convicted the accused.
Richmond Reflsctor: The prairie above
town is reported in a dry condition.
The ground in some places has bursted
open to the depth of ten feet The
roads leading from the city are being
placed in good order.
Fairfield Recorder: Cotton picking is
going on pretty generally throughout
the county A negro named Wade
Jones, alias Anderson Tatum, alias Jno.
Reed, alias John Brown, this week plead
guilty to two cases of horse stealing, and
was "sent to the penitentiary for five
years in each case. Jones is an ex-con-
vict and is a bad one.
Corpus Christi Free Press: Duval
county now has a population of about
eight thousand souls, and is one of the
crack sheep-growing counties of west
Texas. The wealth of the county is
assessed at $1,278,508. Sheep, 264,961
head, $264,061; troats 77,048, $56,545;
horses 16,961, $127,388; cattle 7313,
$51,230; goods, wares and merchandise,
$68,854; vehicles $17,922; land, town
property, $114,743; land, 758,425 acres,
$485,578; money on hand, $54,602;
miscellaneous property, $36,685. San
Diego, the county seat, lies in the ex-
treme eastern portion of the county,
being al>out 60 miles from Corpus, 90
miles from Laredo, 160 miles from
Brownsville, and 140 miles from San
Antonio. The town's population is
about 2500. The C. C., S. D. and R.
G railroad, is now within three miles
of San Diego. The prosperity of the
county is attributed mainly to the sheep-
men and their numerous flocks.
Inquirer: It is simply wonderful
what a change the face of nature pre-
sents since~the rains. Vegetation had
the appearance of having been withered
by the scorching breath of a simoon,
and the yawning crevasses in the dry
and thirsty earth, surrounded by the
stunted, blighted shrubbery, reminded
one of the site of Sodom and Gomorrah
after their destruction by fire and brim-
stone. The transmogrification could not
have been more complete if some fairy
queen from eltland had waved her magic
wand over the earth, when, presto!
green grass and flowers spring up by
magic. Gardens planted since the rains
are coming up and growing rapidly.
Navasota Tablet: J. Walter Blake, of
Plantersville, passed through Navasota
Monday on his way to Galveston to pur-
chase a" stock of goods for the fall trade.
Ike Lindley, returned last Friday
from Galveston, where he has been pur-
Times: A protracted meeting has been
going on at the methodist church this
week, and will be continued until Sun-
Bee : The big camp meeting begins
to-day at Towish springs; three camp
meetings combined and will make one
Greenville Independent: The meeting
at Marvin chapel is still in progress
The protracted meetings in tiie neighbor-
hood almost depopulate our town on
Sunday The four men arrested on
suspicion on the 9th inst., two at Bon-
ham by sheriff Lipscomb and two at
this place by constable Guthrie, are still
in jail. Five out of six of the horses
found in their possession have been
claimed by other parties.
Sulphur Springs Gazette: The cotton
crop in our county is better than was
expected. The farmers say the cotton
crop is good and " no end to the acorns."
. .. .The city and county are remarka
bly healthy The directors of the
Hopkins county fair association have
decided on the 14th of October for the
fair Rev. Mr. Anderson, of this city,
assisted by Rev. Mr. Brooks, held a
meeting at union church, seven miles
south of here, which closed last Sunday.
The meeting was a remarkable success,
a deep solemnity pervading the im-
mense congregations which assembled.
Between thirty and forty professed
faith, and twenty-nine were added to
Star: A shooting affray occurred on
Sand prairie last Thursday evening,
which but for the respectable distance
preserved between the parties engaged,
might have resulted in something se-
rious. W. H. Sheldon met Buck
Strange and Wm. Davidson on the prai-
rie, where tiie two latter had been cut-,
ting hay. When the parties were about
ioO yards apart a number of shots were
fired. The affair was a bloodless one,
owing, perhaps, to the enchanting dis-
Paris Texan: Mr. J. C. Breckenridge,
Jr., son of the great statesman John C.
Breckenridge, was in the city Friday..
Mr. Eli Harris, of Sylvan, was m the
city Thursday. Cotton picking, he
says, will begin about September 1, and
crops are good; in fact, he says that cot-
ton was never better and corn will make
from thirty-live to forty bushels to the
acre....".As Mr. C. C. Dodson and his
family, consisting of a wife and several
children, were crossing Pine creek
bridge on Sunday last, the team became
frightened and ran the wagon off the
bridge, tumbling both it, the mules and
Mr. Dodson and family to the bottom of
the crcck. While none of them were
seriously injured, all of them were more
or less bruised, with some bones broken.
... .The citizens of Lamar county will
give a grand barbecue at Paris, August
30, 1879, and at night a grand torch-
light procession and illumination.
Dispatch: The great evangelist, Maj.
Penn, of the Baptist church, will be
here on the 27th (Wednesday next), and
the camp-meeting will open at that
A protracted meeting will be com-
menced by the old school presbyterians
on Thursday, the 28th inst.
Rockdale Messenger: Mr. II. Block is
off to Galveston to lay in a fall stock of
goods The merchants of Rockdale
are laying in immense stocks of goods,
and trade will be lively and invigorating
A letter to the Express says the finan-
cial condition of Maverick county is not
the most encouraging. A very great
area is owned by the International, a
corporation that demands large rents
and pays no taxes, for which the people
of west Texas can thank, or curse a
doubtlessly bribed^egislature Sheep-
raising seems to be the leading industry,
though the past year has been fraught
with heavy losses.
Castroville Quill: The Sunday law
was strictly observed last Sunday, none
of the saloons being open.
Daingerfield Banner: The low freights
recently adopted on the East line make
Daingerfield a better business point than
ever. Already our merchants are re-
ceiving goods by the car load....Last
Thursday evening, while the family of
Mr. James Hooton, in the southwestern
portion of Cass county, were absent
from home, a negro boy named Milton
Denmark entered the house and helped
himself to a complete suit of clothes and
a small sum of money.
Corpus Christi Free Press: Our mer-
chants are preparing themselves for the
wool season, soon to open, by accumu-
lating money, securing wool bags, etc.
It is" impossible to make prices before-
hand, but nearly all the wool buyers say
that " wool will bring a better price this
fall than it did last spring." They say
it will be free of burs, and these late
rains will make it very clean and nice.
Hides, goat skins and horse hair remain
about the same as last week Another
fine rain last Friday night, and Tuesday
morning a regular root-soaker, which
flooded the streets.
Henderson Time*, of Thursday: The
dry weather continues, and its blighting
effects may be seen on every side
There is a good deal of sickness in the
community; none serious, however....
The new brick block will be completed
in a few days and ready for occupancy.
Every house on the Preston block has
been rented Several citizens of Hen-
derson leave for Galveston to-day
Henderson Beacon: Rev. Mr. Hall, of
the M. E. church, is conducting a re-
vival at Minden, in this county. A re-
vival meeting is also being conducted at
Mount Enterprise, under the auspices of
the christian church.
Tvler Courier : Several farmers tell
us that they will not make more than a
fourth crop of cotton. A correspondent
of the Courier describes a hunt by six
men: Killed twelve deer, one bear,
and caught an old country red fox,
after running it thirteen hours, with
twenty-seven hounds. They ran the
bear seventeen hours.
The two potteries at Lavernia, in
Wilson county, supply not only all of
west Texas, but ship a good deal of ware
east of the Colorado.
Brenham Banner: Receipts of cotton
last week were the heaviest of the sea-
son, amounting to 654 bales. We still
want 917 bales to run the receipts up to
40,000 for the season of 1878-9.
KNIGHTS OF HONOR.
SECOND ANNUA.L SESSION OF THE
GRA.ND LODGE OF TEXJLS.
Growth of the Order—Its Aims and
©bjecls— l odges and Membership
in tiie State—Amount of Benefits
Paid Out— Membership and Mor-
tality in the SeTeral States—Officers
tor the Ensuing Term.
ISpeeial Correspondence of the News.l
Dallas, Aug. 22.—The grand lodge
of the knights of honor of the state of
Texas held its second annual session on
the 19th, 20th and 21st inst., in the ele-
gant new hall of Coeur de Lion lodge,
knights of pythias. The officers of the
lodge—grand dictator B. F. Frymier, of
Crockett; grand vice-dictator W. J. W.
Kerr, of Corsicana; grand assistant dic-
tator J. M. Randolph, of Cameron;
grand chaplain John A. Boone, of Rusk;
grand reporter William P. Cole, of
Hempstead; grand treasurer J. B. Wolf,
of Rockdale; grand guide J. R. Ruther-
ford, of Mineola; grand guardian Tlios.
Q. Mullin, of La Grange—and 112 past
dictators, representing 75 lodges, were
organization of the order.
The brotherhood is of comparatively
recent origin. Mr. J. A. Demaree, of
Louisville. Ky., conceived in the early
spring of 1878 the idea of forming "a
new secret order and selected as its
name '' The independent order knights
of honor." A meeting was called for
the 30th of June, 1873," at which about
seventeen gentlemen were present,
among whom was Mr. D. Wilson, now
of Boston. A week afterward a plan
of organization was submitted by Mr.
Wilson and adopted, when the officers
[if Golden lodge No. I were elected.
objects of the corporation
are to unite fraternally all acceptable
white men of every profession, business
and occupation; to give all possible
moral and material aid in its power to
its members and those depending on its
members, by holding moral, instructive
and scientific lectures, by encouraging
each other in business, and by assisting
each other to obtain employment; to
promote benevolence and charity by
establishing a widows' and orphans'
benefit fund, from which on the satis-
factory evidence of the death of a mem-
ber, a sum not exceeding two thousand
dollars shall be paid to his family, or as
he may direct; to provide for creating a
fund for the relief of sick and distressed
members; and to ameliorate the condi-
tion of humanity in every possible man-
remarkable growth of the bro-
The growth of the order was gradual
until three years ago. when the member-
ship commenced augmenting by thou-
sands instead of hundreds. On the first
of January last there were 51,258 mem-
bers, and on May first, according to the
report of the supreme dictator, 57,000.
At the organization of the grand lodge
of Texas, less than two years ago, there
were in the state thirty lodges with a
membership of 376: at the close of the
first term fifty-five lodges and 1281
members, and on the third Tuesday of
the current mouth the number of lodges
had increased to 97 and the membership
swollen to 3000.
widows and orphans fund.
The supreme lodge paid out, up to
March 10, to widows and orphans, the
sum of $1,436,093 65, in consequence of
deaths as follows: 2 in 1874, 13 iu 1875.
59 in 1876, 116 in 1877, 471 in 1878, and
61 in 1879, up to the 10th of last March.
The large number of deaths in 1878 was
owing to the yellow fever. The order
in Texas, from July 1, 1878, to August
1, 1879, lost fifteen members by deaths,
requiring the distribution of $30,0 .0.
The list of deaths include the name of
C. O. SoRelle, who was a representative
to the grand lodge at its organization,
and one of its charter members. The
financial condition of the grand lodge
of Texas at the close of its first annual
session, showed an excess of liabilities
over resources of $756 23, but at the
close of the second session, ending Au-
gust 5, 1879, a surplus of $2,349 18 of
assets over liabilities.
membership and deaths,
in the various states, up to December 31,
1878, were, exclusive of-deaths by yel-
low fever, as follows:
... ] 2
District of Columbia...
the knigt in action.
State grand dictator B. F. Frymier,
referring to the yellow fever epidemic,
says in his report:
"The terrible scourge which visit-
ed the south during the past year
has demonstrated to us that the beauti-
ful lessons of our ritual are not taught
in vain. It was a time when the stout
hearts of noble men were made to quiver;
yet when the distress call was sounded
all stood ready to respond; men deserted
their usual avocations, and occupied
themselves in nursing the sick and
burying the dead. It is in times like
these that our poor fallen human nature
rises superior to itself, and shaking off
the shackles which have bouud it to
things earthly, assumes the heavenly
mantle of benevolence and etiarity. Our
order furnished its heroes in this une-
qual combat, and knights of honor took
their proper Stand in the front rant.
The predictions of our enemies that our
order could not withstand such a test,
have proved to be false. The dreadful
ordeal through which we have passed
has inspired us anew with confidence
and respect in its stability, and proved
to the world the success of our system
and its ability to meet the severest trials.
We lost during the epidemic 193 mem-
bers from yellow fever and from other
causes, from July to November, 143 re-
quiring the payment of $070,000 from
the widows and orphans fund. These
payments we met promptly without a
murmur; besides, $15,000 was contri-
buted voluntarily for the relief of the
sufferers during the epidemic."
The supreme dictator of the order has
issued a circular letter to the lodges ask-
ing assistance for the distressed at
Memphis, which is meeting with a
name op texas lodges.
The first lodge in the state was insti-
tuted at Overton and bears the name of
the place of its location, and then fol-
lowed lodges which, with the exceptions
noted in parentheses, bear the name of
the place of their location: Troupe,
Giddings, Brenham, Zavala at (Troupe),
Austin, Tyler, Chosen Friend (Hemp-
stead), Lone Star (Jacksonville), Pales-
tine, Rusk, Crockett, Rockdale, Lexing-
ton, Mineola, Terrell, La Grange, Wills'
Point, Belton, Cameron, Sulphur
Springs, Longview, Sabine (Caldwell),
Caldwell, Round Rock, Jefferson,
Huntsville. Houston, Galveston, Phila
(Henderson), Gilmer, Harmony (Hous-
ton), Larissa, Queen City (Dallas), Cor-
sicana, Piano, McKinney, Excelsior
(Mexia), Sherman, Weatherford, Travis,
Fannin, Webster, Pittsburgh, Lamar,
Blossom Prairie, Bryan and Waco.
These lodges were represented in the
first annual meeting of the grand lodge
of the state, held at Palestine last year.
The lodges instituted during the last
year are: Limestone (Groesbeeck), Cle-
burne, Kaufman, Helena, Athens, Sun-
set (San Antonio),Tarrant (Fort Worth),
Kellyville, Springville (Davilla), Da-
villa, Relief (Millerton), Gause, Ennis,
Mansfield, Lee (Denton), Pilot Point,
Unity (Georgetown), Whitesboro, Elgin,
TaylorsviUe, Acosta (Rockdale), Wins-
boro, Johnson Station, Arlington, Mans-
field, Ben Baker (Columbus), Thos. Q.
MuHin (Weimar), Schulenberg, Fraim-
ville, Alvarado, Kosse, Navasota,Waxa-
hachie, Fineastle, Columbia, Dallas,
Denison, Bastrop, Manor, Marks (Mar-
shall), Mount Vernon. Mission (San An-
tonio), San Augustine, Hays, Center,
Luling, Lockhart, Gainesville, Lavaca
labors of deputy grand dictators.
Reports from these lodges show they
are composed of good material and in-
clude some of the most prominent pro-
fessional and mercantile men of the
state. The rapid progress of the order
during the last year is largely due to the
energy and enthusiasm of tlie following
grand dictators: T. C. Byrne, Terrell
lodgre; ,T. R. Rutherford, Mineola lodge;
T. Q. Mullins, La Grange lodge; John
F. Crowe, Giddings lodge; R. H. Powell,
Troupe lodge; 31. K. Lott, Belton lodge;
W. R. Camp, Jefferson lodge; Jas. M.
Smith, Rockdale lodge; C. S. Nesbit,
Lone Star lodge; Chas. S. Morse, Com
canalodge: L. F. Delesdennier,Harmony
lodge; J, E. Smith, Helena lodge; H.
M. Browne, Chosen Friend lodge: J. S.
Barbee, Tyler lodge ; Henry L. liankin,
Chosen Friend lodge; J. Cummings,
Travis lodge. The number of lodges
instituted in Texas during the past
twelve months is larger than in any
other grand jurisdiction in the United
proceedings of the grand lodge.
The proceedings of the three days
session, necessarily of a secret character,
covered a larse number of subjects con-
nected with the workings of the order,
the stewardship of grand and subordi-
nate officers, amending of old rules and
enacting of new ones for the guidance
of lodges in this jurisdiction in the fu-
ture, discussions and action on appeals,
etc. The members of the lodge were a
fine body in personnel, in point of intel-
ligence above the average, and as a whole
a'harmonious and deliberative assem-
blage. Hon. F. E. Piner, of Denton,
was chosen as grand representative to
the supreme lodge of the United States,
to meet at Charleston, S. C., in May
next, and the following gentlemen elect-
ed and installed as
officers for tiie ensuing term.
Grand dictator, "Webster Flanagan, of
Henderson: grand vice dictator, Thos. O.
Mullin, of LaLirange; £rand assistant dic-
tator, \V\ M. Lusk, of Bonham: grand re-
porter, Wm. P. Cole, of Hempstead; grand
treasurer, J. B. Wolf, of Cameron; grand
guide, j. M. Randolph, of Cameron; grand
guardian, W. B. Henderson, of Wills
Point; grand chaplain, j. R. Palmer, of
Palestine: grand sentinel, H. C. Still, of
Austin. Committee on finance, S. H. Hor-
ton, of Sherman, chairman; L. H. Braden
and P. S. Nussbaum, of Houston. Com-
mittee on laws and supervisions, A. L.
Harnall, of Sherman, chairman; j. H.
Frya, of Giddings: j. A. Boone, of Mineola.
Committee to translate the constitution,
by-laws, etc.. into German, Hon. Cnarles
L. Wurzbach, of !5an Antonio: Charles
Welhausen and Dr. G. Schiff, of Dallas.
The salary of the grand reporter, the
hardest worked officer in the brother-
hood, was increased from $500 to $800
windsor park picnic.
On Thursday evening a picnic was
given in honor of the representatives of
the grand lodge aud visiting members.
After a parade of the order through the
principal thoroughfares of the city, six
cars, three buses and a legion of hacks
and buggies transported the knights and
their lady guests to the beautiful grounds
in the northeastern suburbs. The address
of welcome, a happy and eloquent effort,
was delivered by Richard Morgan, Esq.,
of Dallas, which was responded to by
Hon. Webster Flanagan, of Henderson,
grand dictator of the jurisdiction of
Texas, who reviewed the origin, rise and
progress of the order in well rounded
perfods. At the close of the speeches
ample justice was done to a profusion
of edibles and choice liquids, spread on
numerous tables under the shade of
trees by the ladies, which were partaken
of en fatmlle. Later the grounds were
lighted and the spacious pavilion ever
and anon filled with joyous couples,
who prolonged the dance until 1 o'clock.
HW OBLEAXS TEXAS PACIFIC
A Braes of Errors Concerning the
[New Orleans Democrat.]
The usually accurate and well-inform-
ed Bee made a grave error Sunday morn-
ing in stating tliat the Morgan railroad
company had purchased the New Or-
leans Texas Pacific road. The Times,
also, in its yesterday evening's edition,
said "it was understood" that Mr.
Charles A. Whitney, while in New
York recently, had purchased that por-
tion of the old Mobile and Chattanooga
road which is known as the New Or-
leans and Donaldsonville road, for the
sum of $300,000. Neither statement is
correct. Mr. Hutchinson, of the Mor-
gan railroad company, informed a re-
presentative of the Democrat that, while
there had been some talk about the pur-
chase of the Donaldsonville road, no
purchase had, to his knowledge, been
made, and he would know immediately
if anything of the kind were to occur.
The Bee, was very much out of the way
in speaking of the sale of the entire
New Orleans Texas Pacific road, for so
far from entertaining any thought of
selling, Mr. Wlieelock, the president of
the road, recently went to Chicago, in
company with Mr. Clark, president of
the Illinois Central railroad company,
and will, with him, go to Marshall, Tex-
as, and thence make a thorough inspec-
tion of the line and of the work done. It
is contemplated to make some arrange-
ment with the Illinois Central by which
the Texas and Pacific may be speedily
finished, and should the Donaldson|roHd
be purchased by the Morgan company,
the intention is to continue the road
from a point opposite Alexandria te
Ponchatouia on the New Orleans, St.
Louis and Chicago road. The Illinois
Central is a vast and enormously wealthy
corporation, and sees the great impor-
tance of securing a road directly into the
heart of Texas, which will enable Chi-
cago to compete with St. Louis for the
Texas trade, from which that enterpris-
ing city has been shut out in the past.
There is every reason to believe that be-
fore another year shall roll around New
Orleans will not only have one, but two
railroads into Texas. Our merchants
can not too soon realize that most impor-
tant fact, and should take such steps
to secure the trade which is theirs by
right, but which can only be gained by
hard and persistent work. Every ham-
let in the state of Texas is visited by
eastern and western drummers, and it
will take time and patient labor to reap
the benefits which close and rapid con-
nection would immediately have given
before the roads to St. Louis were built.
Rockdale Messenger: A party con-
sisting of Col. John D. Rogers and Wal-
ter Gresham, of Galveston, and Col. T.
C. Thompson, of Burleson county,
passed through Rockdale on Wednes-
day, on their way to Cameron. They
are prospecting for the best route for the
Santa Fe railroad. The surveying party
is now on the Yeagua, fourteen miles
this side of Brenham.
A meeting was held in Stockton. Mo.,
the other day. in the interest of the
early construction of a railroad that will
begin at Sedalia, Mo., run through
Quincy, Stockton. Greenfield, Mt. Ver-
non and Pierce City. Mo., on through
Bentonville, Fayetteville and Fort Smith,
to Paris, Texas.
Caldwell EagU: Walter Gresham,
Esq., and Col. Rogers, representing the
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway
company, passed through our town, a
few days since, en route over the proba-
ble line of that road, their mission being
to arrange for right of way, etc. They
examined Caldwell and surroundings
with reference to the selection of depot
grounds, but we believe they made no
Corpus Christi Ledger: The Goos
brought in on Sunday a load of railroad
timbers, and when the Houston, which
is probably near, comes with some
stringers for the San Diego bridge, all
the necessary material will have arrived,
and work will be at once resumed on the
Waxahachie Enterprise of Friday:
The eighth mile of the tap road was
completed on yesterday evening, and the
ninth mile will be completed to morrow
An up-town man when asked last
evening if he was a member of a certain
church, replied: "Well, I dunno;
b'lieve I am sort of an honorary mem-
ber or something. Anyhow, when
they have a donation I always send
As a party of gentlemen and ladies
were climbing to the top of a high
church tower one hot day, a gentleman
remarked: " This is rather a spiral
flight of steps." To which a lady re-
joined: "Yes, perspiral," and she wiped
her brow as she spoke.
The peculiarity of the fly is that he
always returns to the same apot; but it
is the characteristic of the mosquito
that he always returns to another spot.
Thus he differs from the leopard, which
does not change his spots. This is an
important fact in natural history.
A Pennsylvania man has one thou-
sand parrots. The poor man wants to
hear his poor wife outtalked once in a
NEW YORK LETTER,
Epitome of Financial News for
Tlirce Day*—Tlie Cotton IVTarket.
[Special Correspondence of the News.]
New York, Aug. 19.—The steamer City
of New York delivered A'100,000 in gold
from London to Mortin, Bliss & Co., and
Van Hoffman to-day. This makes the im-
portation of gold during the past eight
days $1,468,000, with a full million more on
the way, and more to follow. As stated
by the "writer a fortnight ago the bank of
England will probably let the shipments
of gold this way go on for some time be-"
fore she applies the brakes to prevent the
outflow. Her own coffers, and those of
the bank of France, are full to overflow-
ing, and a dozen or fifteen millions can be
spared without the loss being felt Money
on the street continues to be offered at 1
per cent., and so long as this is the case
the bank will not put up its rate.
The gold received to-day was partly in
bars—these being a cheaper shipment than
Silver is cabled 51 13-16d, and the market
is apparently very steady, with chances
more favorable to a rise than a fall.
The Missouri, Kansas and Texas earn-
ings the second week in August were f05,-
000, against £58,800 last year.
Cotton ruled strong all day—fully con-
firming the remarks of Saturday that the
majority in the exchange were beginning
to think better of cotton. The business to-
day has been fair at the advance, and the
market closes hard. September 11.04, Oc-
tober 10.59, November 10.20.
The proposed new rates of commission
which yesterday were referred to the
board of managers, have to be submitted
back to the exchange, a two-thirds vote of
which will be necessary for their adoption.
There is a feeling among some of the best
informed members that the final incorpora-
tion of the proposed new rules into the
by-laws, is improbable.
New York, august 20.—The S. S. Les-
sing delivered S310,000 gold this afternoon
to Flock and Co. and Matt Morgan's Sons.
There was some move in Texas and Pa-
cific land p-ants to-day, $45,000 changing
hands at 32 ^(<£33. Also sales of $40(X) of
Iron Mountain firsts at $112%: £20,-
000 do. seconds at 95c, an advance.
Government 4's were bid up to 101'% on
the early call and sold at that; but stock
came out freely and the bonds were ob-
tainable before the close of the session at
101%, with IOI34" bid. About $800,000
changed hands: the fives of '81 sold at
1025-g. Market had the appearance either
of uncertainty or manipulation.
Sales, $1000 Louisiana consols, 37: $7000
Nashville. Chattanooga and St. Louis
firsts. 101K; $2000 old Tennessees, 30:
and #2000 new do., 27.
At the close $50,000 U. S. 4's sold at 101 }i
Stocks closed without snap. Burlington
and Cedar Rapids advanced 4 per cents, to
New York. August 21.—a private Lon-
don cable, 5 p. m,, reports everything de-
pressed, and American advices looked for
with more than u«ual interest. The kind
of bonds put up yesterday for shipment to
the United States are supposed to be mixed
securities, and sent in place of gold, being
found a cheaper remittance.
Money was offered at 3 per cent, after re-
newal of loans in the morning at six; but
stocks, as a whole, were still stupid: the
undertone seems good, but the market
wants a bull leader. With many Gould,
now on the deep, is looming up as a bug-
bear, and while the bulls say he will make
things fly upward, the bears predict that
he will run the machine on the down
track. Amidst all this conflict of opinion,
one thing may be set down as certain: bis
own securities, like Wabash. Union Pa-
cific. Kansas Pacific and Kansas Northern,
will be cared for.
The large German bond-dealers here do
not believe the London Times'.s story about
the large quantity of bonds put up yester-
day for our market. Instead of this they
say they are shipping bonds to London.
The Cunarder and French steamers to-
day delivered $850,000 gold: total, so far,
Har—Western" is in better supply and
erea $93 OO^as 50 for prime. Texas
prairie hay $10 from track and Jl2 from store.
* hj t (. n..ii a* Vv > > .* r*m,i 1 n. '' at vi • - £% t a f
News Office, Monday, Aug. 25.
Business was better to-day in all
branches, and all friars of quarantine ap-
pear to have subsided in the minds of the
interior merchants, whose orders have
been more liberal than at any time since
the attempt was made to " lJottle up the
In the provision market there was more
doing at steady prices, and some disposi-
tion shown by dealers to stock up. Flour
has been in fair request, but prices are
easy. Bran continues firm.
Hay was easier to-day, with offerings of
prime western at reduced figures.
In the grain market matters are in statu
quo, with prices easy but unchanged.
The arrivals to-day were free, and be-
sides three steamships, two from New
York and one from Liverpool, two barks
were added to the tonnage in port.
Among the imports from foreign ports
were 4140 bundles cotton ties, 216 tons of
coal, and 5500 sacks of salt. The stock of
the latter article is accumulating, and
prices are easier.
In the hide market there was a good
business done to-day, with some liberal
sales, which authorize a partial revision of
quotations. The receipts continue large,
and the general movement shows increased
In the wool market there were some
small transactions to-day, showing a
steady range of prices.
wheat deficiency in efrope.
Mr. Alexander Delmar, a statistician of
some repute, writes to the Chicago Times
that this year's wheat crop of the world
will amount to about 1,540,000,000 bushels ;
that this will create a deficiency in certain
countries of about 225,000,000 bushels,
and that this deficiency will be made good
by purchases from certain other countries
in about the following proportions: The
United States 150,000,000, Russia 50,000,000,
Roumania 20,000,OX), and Canada, Austra-
lia and India 5,000.000 bushels.
The report of the agricultural depart-
ment informs us that the production of
wheat in the United States, for the cur-
rent year, will approximate 420,000,000
bushels, and the quality will be much
superior to that of last year. Certainly
no better proof is needed that the few
grains of wheat which the servant of
Cortez found in his rice, and was ordered
to sow, were cast upon good ground.
The Liverpool spot market opened buoy-
ant and closed higher, with sales of 15,000
bales for the day, of which 12,100 were
American. Futures opened higher and
closed steady at the advance. Ine New
York spot market closed steady and un-
changed, with sales of 2342 bales. Futures
opened barely steady and closed weak at a
decline: sales for the day, 132,500 bales. In
this market sales of only 70 bales were re-
ported, but the exchange advanced prices
% to %, and bulletined the market as clos-
glass. This Day.
Good Ordinary 10V6
Low Middling 10" *
Good Middling: IV
Middling Fair 11%
This This Last
D»y. Season. Season.
'24 561. G45 444,150
7 -24tt * ~
U. S. FORTS.
Lar4—Is quiet but firm at tor
barrels and tierces, ia rouad lots: cans in
Molasses—Stocks light: demand moder-
ate. Choice, in barrels. S8&40c : prime 83<§>85c;
half barrels, 4fjt5o higher: kefirs 10c higher.
Onions—Are in good supply at $3 2£@3 50
per barrel for round lots.
Oats—Are quiet and easy, with prime
state held at 44e, and 42<&4::Sc is asked for
western in carload lots on track.
jPonltrj—Chickens are in good demand at
$3 50 per dozen for large; small and medium
sized ?3 00.
Potatoes—Demand active: stocks lisrht.
and prices lirm. Western sold in round lots
fr< m track at $2 50 per barrel.
Petroleum—Is iu moderate demand at
14c. gallon in barrels and 14c in cases to
Salt—Is dull: Liverpool coarse from store
$1 20: do. flue. $1 75; Louisiana coarse Si 10;
fine Si 65.: do. rock per ton. $10.
Sng:ar—The demand continues good at
steady prices. White 9(7t .♦Lg * : off w hites
choice yellow clarified 8^^8
Seconds 7® 7Uu: open kettle: choice. 7u>$g 8c;
Srime. 7^^7^c; fair to fully fair, 7<&*J4c.
ortheru refined: Cut loaf, lO^lO^c: crushed.
9$4'2 lOc; povrdered, 9^(7$.9->4C; granulated'
9$4c: standard A,
Wheat—Has been n demand. We quote:
Red winter No. 2. Si 02>^(ail 05; do. No.
3. 97*4 <*100: No. 4 do., 92}4<8>»5e.: Mediterra-
nean No. 2. 95c.; do. No. 3, 90(g.9^.-.; do. No-
Wool —Sales to-day include 1000 pounds
medium to fin? sprinjr. at *22%c., and 3-AX)
pounds ^hort heavy at 1294c- Quotations are
repeated. Milium to tine 2^-'8c: improved
Mexican 18<?|20c; Mexican 1 ,(&15c. Dirty or
burry wools 4<&6e lower.
From other ports...
Exports coastwise —
Stock this day
NET RECEIPTS AT ALL
New Orleans 21'2
Savannah -. 178
Total this vear 1874 2?95 4.441,678
Total last vear 1994 2966 4.2S9.390
Exports from all Unite \ States ports thus
far tnis week 4515 bales to Great Britain and
607 bales to Fran -e.
Stock at all ports, 80,238; this day last year,
EXCHANGE, GOLD AND SILVER.
Sterling. 60 days 4i5 463
New York sight dis. W prem
NewOrieans sight nom. y± prem
American silver 100
Reported for the Naws by Borden ft Borden,
Live Stock Commission Merchants.
Reckpts. and and Sheep. Hogs.
This day .... 20 12
Thisweelc 150 121 —
This season.. 12,855 6*£*» 8362 4120
Stock in pens. 54 12 470
Beeves—Choice 1%&2c. Cows—Choice 15
8c. Two-year-olds—$9^11. Yearlings $6&8.
with none on market. Calves—$4 50@,6 50.
Mutton—Market full; choice 2%<&3^c.: com-
mon to poor, no demand. Hogs—None here;
but little demand. R»mark§—Few choice cat-
tle on market; in fair demand at quotations.
TUB GENERAL MARKET.
[Quotations represent cash prices for large
lots, and are not applicable to small orders
unless so stated. 1
Apploa— Green in good demand, at $3 50®
4 00 per barrel.
Bahrein £ and Ties — Standard 3U lb,
HMc-lght 10|^c.; Iron Ties, $2 50.
Bacon — Quiet but steady. Short clear
6$i<a6'*4c ; clear rib 6H'5®^4C 5 long clear
6t!<£.6Uc: breakfast bacon, canvased. 8'r*><^
8«c. Hams choice s. c. canvased, 10^©iic.
Bran—Is firm at 75a per 100 pounds in
Corn 9Ieal—In good demand at 3 15^3 25
per barrel for western kiln-dried in round
Coffee—Is quie^ and weak. Prime
good 14?4<J&i.:c; fair 13?£@14c; ordinary.
llJ4©11^4.c; extreme range, 9&.17c Stock 4000
bags: a.ioat 3500.
Have been in demand at 18@20c. for
receipts by express and 14(&16c for receipts as
ordinary freight: bay SPc; island 40c.
Flonr—Demand moderate. Stocks are
ample. Triple extra $5 50: choice family $3 90
<g,6 00: fancy 25, patent $8 25. Small orders
Frnlt—Peacces are in light supply at $1 50
$fc2| 00 per bushel for ordinary and $2 50
for large and choice. State pears $3 00 per
bushel. State apples $1 OOCfci 25 per bushel.
Lemons Malaga $6 OOttS 50; selected Messina
$7 50<fl>S 00. Grapes Missouri lO^U'c per lb.
Hides—The exports continue light, but
the demand is good, receipts are increasing,
and prices are firm at revised quotations;
dry as they nm. 12^©13Hc.: dry selected,
15c; picklea 13<g l3V£c: stacc salted 11^^. l^c;
damaged half price; laps, selected 15c: dam
aged kips or calf skins and glue stock 5c; '
salted as they rim. 8^s^c.
MARKETS Bi TELEGRAPH.
Liverpool. August 25.—Noox.—Short clear
middles 27s 3d.
Soot opened buoyant and c'osed higher:
Ord nary, 6 1-lfid: good ordinary. 6?^d; low
middling, 6^d; middling, uiiddlin;* Or-
leans, t.;-f<d. Sales for tiie day 15.0 M bales, of
which 12,100 were American, and 2000 for ex-
port and speculation. Futures opened % up and
closed steady: Juiy-Augus: 0 ;i3-itiid: Aug ist-
September 6 23-32,1; S ■ pt« mber-October62? 32d;
October November o23-3--id: Nov mbe' -Deoeiu-
ber 6J4d: Deceaiber-Januury 6 7-32d; March-
April <• ^3-32d.
Lo.vdox, Aug. 25—Erie 25££.
Paris, Aug. 25— Rtntcs 82f. 95c. 1.30 p. m.—
Rentes 83f. 15c,
New York, August 25.—Spot opened firm
and unchanged, and ruled quiet but steady.
Texas quoted as follows: Ordinary 10 ll-16c;
good ordinary 11 7-l^c;low middlingI3£c; mid-
dling 12i^c; "good middling 12 7-16; middling
fair 139^c; fair 14c. Sales for the day 234i
btdes. the larger poi tion to spinners. Futures
opened barely steady, ruled quiet but steady,
an i closed weak at a decline: August 12.02:
September 12.00; October 10.S7; November
10.4^; December 10.44; January 10.50; February
10.60: March 10.72; April 10.90. Sales for the
duy 182,500 bales.
Stocks opened strong but closed weak and
lower; New York Central, 118^: Erie. 24*4;
Lake Shore, 867^j: Illinois Central, S7J4; Cleve-
land and Pittsburgh, 9Chicago and North-
western 74: do. preferred, 97^: Rock Island,
138^; Western Union Telegraph 9i^. Sub-
treasury balances—coin, $132,272,835; curren-
Money active at 65&7, closing at 7. Ex-
change dull and weak at 4.81(g»4.Mf4- Gov-
ernments weak; new fives 101%; 4^3,105^:
4s. 10 >- 3- State bonds dull.
Flowr is fairly active and steady; southern
steady: common to fail- extra 54 50^5 25;
good to choice do $5 50<£6 75. Wheat—^©lc
highfr, and an active export and good specuJJ
lative business: ungraded winter red 95cQ»
$1 01%. Corn—J4#>6c lower, but moderately
active; ungraded 45'_>(^4t>J4c: southern yeliow
4-c. Oats— W@lc lower; trade more rate;
2>^g5;28»"£c So. 3; 31^31 -^c do. white; >>0(g,3U^c
No. 2; 32%&38c do. white. Hops quiet aad
weak, yearlings 4@10c. Coffee quiet and
heavy, and unchanged. Sugar quiet but firm
arid m good demand; fair to good refining
69£Gj»6%e; prime 6^c; refined steady and a
fa r trade. Molasses unchanged and dull. Rice
steady but quiet. Rosin steady at $1 27H'S-
$1 30. Potatoes dull and heavy; sweets $; 75
«?3 50. Turpentine steady at 2t;J4@26?iC.
Wool in good demand at very full prices; do-
mestic fleece32(^45c; pulled lag40c; unwashed
9<g28c; Texas I2i@$0c. 1 tfrk s.eadv and mod-
erately active; new mess on spot $8 8©@9 35;
iatter choice. Middies quiet and unchanged.
Lard without decided change and quiet: prime
steam, spot, ^6 0J. Whisky quiet; ollered at
or. Freights steady.
St. Louis, August 25.—Cotton closed firm.
Sales 5 bales. Good ordinary 10%c; low mid-
dling lOlic; middling llHc. 8tock 1415 bales.
Sr. i,i-U.S. August 25.—Flour—quiet and
unchanged: family $4 50-^4 55; choice to fan-
cv $4< (>@V25. Wneat irregular; No. 2 old fall
l'3>v? '^e cash; 94>^c, closing 94V£c August; '.)4
Qr '.'4-i -c: closing 94%(h 9 September:
95October; 9"$g(&95%c November; 94c ad
year; N<\ 3 do. 86-v.(J£S6&£c cash; 87l4 Septem-
ber. Corn inactive; No. 2 mixed 3< cash:
31 i£c October; 80J4e November: 29^(&29% all
the year. Oats easier; No. 2 2t^4(2^22^ccash;
23«£ September; 8s% October; S3&J November;
22.H all the year. Whiskjsteady at $1 07. Pork
dull at S8 8). Lard quiet at 5.65. Bulk mears
nominally unchanged, clear ribs $4 60®4 65.
Bacon quiet: clear ribbs 5 15(2;5 20; clear sides
5 40(&5 45.
New Orleans, Aug. |T25.—Flour quiet and
steady; superfine, $3 25(^,3 50; double extra.
§4 00; treble extra, $4 25^4 75; higher grades
$5<JJ.5 37J^. Corn yellow and mixed scarce
and firm at 46c; white dull at 54<$.55c. Oats
dull at 33&34c. Corn-meal dull and lower at
$2 25<ft$2 30. Hay quiet: ordinary $136&15 00;
prime $18 00: choice 21 00. Pork quiet and
steady at $9 78. Lard firmer; tierce
6%c; keg 7®7^c. Dry salt shoulders scarce
an 1 firm: loose 3,85: packed 37^@4. Bacon
dull at 4%c; clear rib 5&c; clear sides 596@5%c;
Hams steady—choice sugar-cured can-
vassed 9^1 lc as in size. Whisky-
is dull: western rectified $1 0f<^l io.
Coffee steady and in fair demand: cargoes or-
dinary to prime quoted at Ilt4<3il5c. Sugar
active and firm;common togeod commonO^c;
fair to fully fair 6>£<3h c; prime to choice 7\±<&
7^c; yellow clarified 7%(fr,7&$c. Molasses dull
and nominal: fermenting 24<?f,30c; common 25
<a28c; fair 2S®33c; prime to choice 32^35c.
Rice in fair demand; ordinary to choice Louisi-
ana. 6%&7>£c, Bran dull at 60c. Wheat firm:
No. 2 red winter western $1 0<!®1 07. New
York sight $4 premium. Sterling, bank 4.84V£.
Consols. 37)4(2i38. Cotton firm: sales 250 bales;
good ordinary lOJ^c: low middling 10Hc; mid-
dling llj^c: good middling lli^c; middling fair
1194C: receipts-net 292 bales, gross 292 bales;
no exports; stock 43H8 bales.
Chicago. August 25.—Flour quiet and steady.
Tieat unsettled and generally higher; No. 1
Chicago spring 94^4@,94^c; No. 2 do. 86^k(^87c
cash: 87^c September and October; rejected
63vr66c. Corn firm and in demaud and steady:
3596<&353£c cash; S3Uc September: 3;^$'7t33%c
October: rejected 81^c. Oats dull, weak and
lower: 22c cash; 22V4C August; 22—c Septem-
ber: 23c bid, October; rejected 20c. Pork
active but lower; $8 20©S 25 cash; 1714(%8
20 September: $8 25£ 8 27^ October. Lard
steady and fi;m; 5.62£$c cash and September;
5.€5(2j.5.$734c (October. Bulk meats Irregular;
shoulders 3.45c; clear libs 4.70c: clear sides
4.80c. Whisky steady and unchanged. At the
close: Wheat stronger at 87^^t87>4c August;
87*£c September: 87i£c bid, October. Corn,
oats and provisions steady and unchanged.
kansas Crnr, August 25.—Wheat. No. 2 sppt
86c bid: No. 3 spot, 25 cars sold at £4c. Coun-
ted Texaa steers $3 20^3 50; grass win^red
«2 30^2 -9.
Providence, August 25.—Prist cloths very
quiet, but closed 4jghtly firmer o» 'account of
weavers strike at Fall River. Standard 64x64
4<&4 l-16c. Sales for the week, 36,000 pieces!
PORT OF GALVESTON.
Monday, August 25.
Steamship I C Harris, Benson, Indianola, to
Bark Kenton, Sutherland, London, with coal.
Steamship Stale of Texas, Nickerson, New
York, to J N Sawyer
Stt-amship Lone Star, Forbes, New York, to
Steamship Egbert, Faulkner, Liverpool, with
Bark Lady Muriel May, Williams, Liverpool
with salt, to kauifman A Runge
London—Per British bark Kenton—216 tons
of steam coal
LivEi;pjoii—Per bark L./dy Muriel May, 18
crates crockery. 5500 sack f salt
Per steamship Egbert-4-4 cases porcelain,
cases glass, 4140 bundles cotton ties and sun-
RECEIPTS OF PRODUCE.
Houston—Per barge piana—186 bales cotton.
Per barge Houston—104 bales cotton, 7 bales
hides, 161 cases bacon, 25 03s.<s lard, 1 keg of
prunes. 59 bbls flour, 24 pkgs saddlery, and
Indianola—Per steamship I C Hams—116
bales cotton. 3 sks woot, 40 empty beer kegs, 2
sks wheat. 1 coop chickens, aad sundries.
Galveston, Houston and Henderson Rail-
road—337 bales cotton, 8 gars old iron, 165
boxes crackers, 20 crates cabbage, 28 half bbis
krout, 18 bbis krout, 195 bbls potatoes. 63 bbls
apples, 135 bbls onions, 8 cacs wheat. 14 loose
hides. 4 cars bones. 2 engines for Q.. C. asd S.
F. railroad, 14^ bales hay. 2 cars hay, 187 boxes
bacon, 50 barrles oil, 11 bales dry hides. 2 bales
dry salted hides, 6 bundles wet salted hides, 4
sacks wool. Ill bills whisky. 10 half bbls whis-
ky, 37 boxes handle s. 24 boxes merchandise.
List ef Vessels in Port.
Colorado, Bohjer, New York, outside, wtg..„.
Egbert, Br,) Faulkner, Liverpool, dis 1716
Senator Weber, Rio Saneiro. outside, wtg.1296
Annie Mark, Hamborg. Havre, ldg 271
CygnusL Berg, Liverpool, cis'g 36j
Herbert C HalL Davis outside
Lsdy Muriel May, (Br.) Williams. Liver-
pvl. (fis 525
Kenton, (Br,) , London, dis..,. 316
Annie and Lily, O'Brien. Boston, dis...... 291
John L Merrill, Ed Miller 245
Jefferson, Gibbs, New York, dis 325
Vessels Lsadinc, Cleared and Sailed
Steamship Rio Grande, Pennington.eld Aug 23
Steamship Algiers eld Aug 28
Bark Samoa. Henrahan ....ldg Aug 16
Bark Lepanto ldg Ai»g
Brig Castalia. Sparks eld July 26
BrigLahaiua, Crowley »..cld July 28
BrigKamirez ....cldAtle: 6
Brig Dapfcn * ldg Aug 16
Schooner Tannhauser, Kennedy—cla Aug 2
Schr Ajax, Northup eld July 81
Schr H Buddig, Voss sld July 24
Steamer J M Todd,|Deaoorn eld Aug 18
Steamship Haytien, <23mi) Watson..sld Aug 15
^hip Nonantum, Foster sld July 19
Bark Kalema, Douglas.. : sld July 16
Bark Sarah Douglas, McLean sld July 11
Bark Inveresk. Getson * sld July 5
Bark Magdala. Tremagne, sld July 15
Bark Aretas. Roberts eld Aug 10
Bark Da vid Macolson, Morrow...,. .sld Aug 8
Bark Bernardo. Selley .sld July 26
Nor brig Hardi. Neilson sld July 24
Brig Eigel, Norland sld Aug 12
Br bark Tamora, Slocomb... sld July 16
Ger bark Arracau sld J uly 23
TO REST RAND.
Bark Nebo, Pedersen .eld July 17
Nor bark Agder. Johannsen July 2
Nor bark Atlantic, Kunnsen »„..July 2
Nor bark Neptun, Tobias.... July 2
Brig Nellie Crosby. iBr.) Crosby ...eld July 31
Nor bark Brilliant, Paulsen sld July 20
A REN DAL.
Nor brig Alkor, WiiheJmsen sld June
Nor bark Mentor *. July 23
Nor bark La Belle, Olson .....July 17
Ger bark Hampton Court, Kruse Aug. 1
Rio »e j>anciRo.
Ship Algoma. (Br,> Groves eld July 26
Ger bark Gutenberg. Overdamm July 23
Ship Matura. Homer . .sld Aug
Bark Belle of Lagos ldg July 29
Nor bark Bolgeleg, Andresaen sld J uly 5
Nor bark Fruen. Bessesson sld July 2
trk Hoaxing, (Nor.) wlsen eld Aug 1
Do you waat a pure, bloom-
ing Complexion! If go, a
few applications of Hagan's
MAGNOLIA BALM will grat-
ify yon to yonr heart's eon-
tent. It does away with Sal-
Iowness, Redness, Pimples,
Blotches, and all diseases and
imperfections of the skin. It
overcomes the Unshed appear-
ance of heat, fatigue and ex-
citement. It makes a lady of
THIRTY appear but TWEN-
TY; and so natural, gradual,
and perfect are its effects,
that it is impossible to detect
6., H.& H.R.R.
Tim© T«it>lo IVo, 5S,
SI NDAT, MAT 25, 1879.
leave galveston. arrive at houston
* Union Depot.)
4,10 a.m. daily (except Sunday) 6.15 a. m.
Connect with H. and T. C. ana G., H. and S.
A railways. T. and N. O. r. r . and Columbia
Tap or Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
9.00 a. m. daily 11.25 a. m.
Connect with I. and G. N. r. R.
2.30 p. m. daily > .00 p. m
Connect with H. and T. C.. and G., H. and S. A
(Union Depots arrive at galveston.
9.55 a. m. daily 12.30 p. m
Connect with L and G. N., H and T. C., and
G.,,H. ana S. A. railways.
5.15 p. m. daily T.45 p. k
Connect with G., H. and S. A. railway.
9.3t> p.m. daily ^except Sunday,! 12.50am
Connect with H. and T. C. R. R. and T. aad
N. "V R R.
OSCAR G. MURRAY. Gen l Pass. Aet.
J. H. MILLER, Ticket Agent,
Union depot, foot of Tremont St.. Galveston.
Steam for Liverpool.
The W. I. an.l P. S. S. C«.'s Steamship
T>ne About the 3d September.
To be followed by the favorite steamer
Doe Al>ont the 10th September,
Both from Liverpool direct.
For freight apply to
WALTHEW Sc CO.,
La. and Texas R. R.
/""V WING to existence of quarantine against
^~,New Orleans, steamers of this line are dis-
continued between Galveston and Morgan
City for the present.
Our New York steamers will leave New York
every SATURDAY for Galveston direct, with
freights for interior and western ports.
For Indianola ami Brazos Santiago.
Steamer will leave every TUESDAY, or as
soon thereafter as practicable, with freights,
mails and passengers for
Indianola, Victoria, Cnero, Corpus
Christi and Rrowns-vllle.
CHAS. FOWLER, Agent.
This Line of
Tugs, Barges »»<* Steamers
Will Receive, and Forward Promptly.
ALL FREIGHT for HOUSTON
And all Points on the
HOUSTON and TEXAS CENTRAL,
TEXAS and PACIFIC,
and TEXAS and NEW ORLEANS
Daily, Except Sunday.
A11 claims for loss or damages promptly ad-
All goods insured by this company while fa
transit on their steamers and barges. After
landing same the insurance risk of this com-
j i.'t n y ceaug.
f!HAS. FOWLKR, Prm>«,
JT. J. ATKINSON, Sup's.
J.O. KISWAVGB, Agent.
Caiveston and New York
STATE OF TEXAS. Capt. Nickerson.
£ITY OF SAN ANTONIO.. • • Eldridge.
RIO GRANDE. •• P«nnington
COLORADO •• Bolger.
Freight and Insurance at Lowest
One of the above named steamships will
leave New York every SATURDAY and Gai
veston for New York every WEDNESDAY and
on Saturday when the trade requires.
Steamship STATE OF TEXAS,
Will ?ail for New York direct on
WEDNESDAY, AUUlSf 27, 1879.
For freight or passage apply to
J. N. SAWYER, Agent,
64 Strand, Galveston.
C. H. MALLORY A CO., Agents,
Pier 20. East river. New York.
NORTH GER IVAN LLOYD,
NEW YORK LONDON PARIS
^TEAMERS SAIL EVERY SATURDAY
Ofrom New York for Southampton ahdjBre-
men. Passengers booked for London and Paris
at lowest rates. Rates of Fassagre—From
New York to Southampton. London, Havre
and Bremen, first cabin, $100: second cabin,
$60: steerage. $30. Return tickets at reduced
rates. OELRIOHs & Co.. N.Y., or PETER H.
ERHARD, agent for Galvoston.
GUN ARB LINE
Royal Mail Steamships,
and NEW YORK.
GALLIA. v» eunesuay, August (i, 7am.
ai GERIa Wednesday, angus, lb, 1p.m.
SCYTrllA Wednesday. August38, 7am
ABYSSINIA Wednesday. August 37. 1 p. m
BOTHNIA Wodnesclaj-. ^ept. 3, 4 p'
GALLIA Wediir*da , Sept. 10. 11.30 a. m'
ALGERIA W dn® iay, Sept. 17. 4 p. m
and every following Wednesday. With a view
of diminishing the chances of collision, these
steamers take a specified course at all seasons
of the year.
Rates of saloon passage, $80 and $100 gold,
according to accommodations. Steerage pas-
sage to and from Galveston by all rail or
steamer to New York and to and from Liver-
pool, Queenstown. Glasgow Belfast. Bristol,
Hamburg. Havre, Antwerp. Amsterdam. Bre-
men, Gothenburg, Christiania. Copenhagen,
Paris, or all other parts of Europe, at verylotr
rates. Steamers marked * do not carry steer-
J. N. SAWYER, Agent* 54Strand.
CHAS. G. FRANCXLYN, Esq., Agent,
4 Bowling Green, New York.
The Revised Code,
which, goes into effect Botsker 1,
will probably oat be printed and is-
sued by the state before Oct110.
A LIMITED NUMBER
Revised Civil Code,
u originally passed, with
Amendments by 16th Legislature
STATE OF TBZA8
for sals at th*
Grand III Grand III
Havana Royal Lottery.
First Extraordinary Drawing:!
Capital Prize 8500,000.
To take place Sept. 16, 1879.
Number of Tickets Only 18.000!
Total of Prizes - - $1,350,000!
Address for plans to
Bornio & Brother.
Only oldest Agents,
Drawer 91, NEW ORLEANS. l>a.
11! DOLLARS !!'.
EX'l RAf iRL INA Y DRAWING.
Only 18,000 Tickets.
Capital Prize, $500,000.
To take place on
Septsmber 16 th, 18 7 9.
PRICE— Vhole ; $08 00
Half 32 00
Quarter 17 00
One-tenth 7 00
One-twentieth I 3 50
No prizes for less than Send your
orders at once, as there are few tickets and
the demand is great.
KANUEL GRRiNTIA, Special Agent.
1G8 Common st„ New Orleans. La.
ONLY 25,000 TICKETS.
Reduced to $26 per Ticket.
Royal Havana Lottery.
CLASS 1016 draws October 2.
CLASS 1047 draws October 18,
CLASS 1048 draw a November 4.
CLASS 1049 draws \ove;nl«er 19.
168 CoitiBiou St.. New Orleans.
DRAWINGS EVERY 17 DAYS.
Authorized by tlie Commonwealth
Popular Drawing of tin
CoinEncnwealth Distribute Do.
AX MAC AI LKY*S THEATER,
In the City of Louisville, on
Saturday, Aug, 30, '79.
The Drawing will be supervised bv men of
undoubted character and standing, and ticket-
bolder^ agenta and clubs are respectfully re-
quested to send on representatives with pro-
per credentials to examine into the Drawing
1 HEW EBi in HISTBST sf LOTTERIES
Grand and C'npreredented SncccM
*>l the New Feature*.
Every Ticket-holder Can he Hi.
Own Snp«nl«or, call ont hi* num-
ber, and «wli pfuicd In the Wheel.
The Management call attention to the grand
opportunity presented of obtaining for only
JSany of the Following; Prizes:
1 Prize 10,000
1 Prize 5.000
100 P zee $100 ea $10,000
200 P'zea 50 ea 10,000
600 P'zes 09 ea 12,000
1000 P'zes 10 ea 10,000
10 p'zes 1600 ea 10,000
90 p'zes 500 ea 10,009
" prize* $300 each. Approx'tion prizes $ 2.700
9 prizes 200 each, Approx'tion prizes
9 prizes 100 6ach, Approx'tion prizes
' i >, $111,400
Whole Ticket, $a. Half Ticket*, SI.
27 Ticket*, $50. 55 Tickets. $100.
All applications for club rates should be
made to the home office.
Remit blr Postoffice Money Order, registered
letter, bank draft, or express. Full list of draw
ing published in Louisville Courier-Journal
and Ne* York Herald, and mailed to all tick-
et-holders. For ticket* and information ad-
dress T. J. COM.vlERFOHI), Sec v, Couridr-
Journal building, Louisville. Ky. .
A SPLENDID OPPOBTl Miy TO
WIN A FORTUNE.
Grand Monthly Distribution, 1879,
At New Orleaii*. Tuesday. S»f»t. 9.
LOUISIANA STATE LOTTERY CO.
This institution was regularly
incorporated by the Legislature of the
State for Educational aud Charitable purposes
In 1868, with a capital of $1,(00.009 .to which it
ha6 sines a4ded a reserve fund of $a">0.000. IU
Grand JSinahi Number Distribution will take
place Monthly, on the 6eccijd Tuesdav. It
never Scales or postpones. l .ok at the follow-
CAPITAL PRIZE, $30,000.
100,000 tickets at 8 a each; half tickets, $1,
list of prizes.
1 Capital Prize
1 do dp ...
1 do do
2 Prizes of $2,500
* do 1,G00
20 do 500
100 do 100
200 do 50 felooo
500 do 20 10,000
1,000 do 10 10,000
9 Approximation prizes of $390 .... 2,700
9 do do 200 l,89p
9 do do 100.... V00
1,857 Prizes, amounting: to $110,400
Applications for Agent^e* or Rates to
Clubs should only be made to tlie office at New
Write clearly, stating full address, for fur-
ther iaforniation. or send orders to
ML A. DAUPHIN,
_ P. O. Box H92, New Orleans. La.
HT1 For further information, apply to J. E>.
SAWYER, next to Kews Office, Galveston.
All our Grand Extraordinary Drawings are
under the supervision and management of
Gess. G. t. Beauregard aud Jubal A.
Capital Prize, $100,000. Whole Tickets, $10.
To Commercial Travelers of Texas:
"^"OT long ago a terrible and most outra-
geous crime was committed upon the per-
son of A. Benner, one of our number.
This murderer is still at large, and as there
does not seetn to be any intention on the part
of our state authorities to take action tending
to his arrest, we therefore deem it our duty t5
take the matter into our own hands, and for
the purpose of apprehending the villain, it is
our determination to offer a Reward of One
Thousand Dolla** for the apprehension and
delivery of tke same to our state authorities.
Commercial travelers of Texas who feel any
interest in this matter are respectfully re-
quested to forward their contributions to the
rund to Messrs. Heidenheimer Bros., Galves-
ton, whe will publish a list of same weekly in
Galveston news, Very respectfully,
Wm. Meinlnger, Hallettsville; Chas. L. Ben-
eke, of Meyer & Beneke; Gusiave Feist,
with ffeidenheimer Bros : Morriss J. Sads,
with Greenleve, Block & Co.
Hallettsville, Texas. Aug. 14, 1879.
$tate papers are kindly requested to copy.
ON AND AFTER AUGUST 1, 1879, UNTIL
further notice, the following will be the
REGULAR CpARGESto FACTORS on COT-
TON received at the yards of the
Southern Cotton Prees and Ulana-
Texas Cotton Press Company,
Gulf City Cotton Press Company:
Drayage to Press, per bale, 10 cents.
Storage, per month or part of
month, including labor and sampling,
per bole, 30 cents.
ADOUE & LOBIT,
Buy and Sell Exchange oa
PARIS, LONDON and LIVERPOOL*
Strand, Galveston, Texas.
Bennett, Themten & Lockwaod
Collections solicited on all
points in the state. Commercial paper
J. S. McLENDON & CO.
WTE PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO
▼ v Weighing and Shipping C otton for ac-
count of Eastern buyers. AMPLE exchange
FACILITIES. No interior firm bewer prepared
to satisfy customers than ours.
CAPT. HILDRETS BEGS TO INFORM HIS
patrons and friends that he contiQues to
supply Koast Beef and Iced Tea at 17 Lafay-
XWX ± 11 oral W ate I",
The famous so-called lul&cg wa-
TBR; with unequaled effect and dire-s.
The accommodations are a ©ed and reason-
able. Board $30 per month. per week, $1 25
i>er day. The water shipped in Lullfig-~S& 50
half-barrel, $8 a® *er 10-gallon key, fl 75
~ _ n key. I desire to lease of sell a
half interest in the place. Address
Administrator s notice. - whereas,
letters of administration on the estate or
Abraham Levy, deceased, were granted by
the county court of Galveatoa county on the
silst day of July, A. D. 1379. all parties having
claims against said estate are hereby notified
and required to present the same, within the
time prescribed by law, to the undersigned.
ESTHER LEVY, admrx of said estate,
or Davie A Sayles, my attorneys.
July 25, 157#.
With every ISO pounds purchased we give «
Iwg®, linaly riuishei Chrome gratia.
With every 300 pounds purchased w* jrive,
in addition to Chromo, a handsome Tobacco
Cutter free of charge*
LcGIEB.SE A CO.,
Houston & Texas Central
The only Line runuing through the Central
ana best portions of the State of Texao.
Passenger Express Trains
Daily Fast Freight Lines t
BETWEEN TEXAS AND
Kansas City, St. Lonls and Chicago!
PULLMAN S PALACE SLEEPING CAR*
Eaeli way, daily, without change,
Between St. Louis and Houston
via SEDALIA and
miSSOIJRI PACIFIC RAILWAY.
THE SHORT LINE
PULLMAN'S PALACE SLEEPING CAM
E*u.-h way, without change.
Between Dsl'as and St. Louis
via V1XITA and
St. Loots & San Francisco Railway.
E TT Ft O P E!
From or to any poiat in Great Britain or Cos*
tineut of Europe, »i:i the
HOUSTON ami TEXAS CENTRAL RT
And ail rail to New York, or Tia Galvestoi*
and MaUory Line of Steamers to New York;
thence via National, White Star, Anchor an«
Cunard Steamship Lines. On sale at the fol-
Houston, Calvert, mo Kinney,
Hempstead, Wa< o, Sherman.
Auatfii, Corsfoana Denifoo.
Special inducements to immigrants and peo
pie desiring to settle in the State.
For information a$ to rates of passage
and freight, routes, etc., apply in person orby
A. FAULKNER. Freight and Passenger Asent,
San Antonio. Texas.
A. ALLEE, Freight and Passenger A a*., Waco.
Texas. Or to:
E. D. THFE, C. B. GRAY,
A. G. F. A. A. G. P. A.
A. a. SWANSON, J. WALDO,
Gen 1 Supt. G. F. & P. A.
G., H. AND S. A. RAILWAY.
The Only Ail Rail Route to San Intonia.
Four Daily Trains.
THRoreH EXPRESS EAST
Leaves SaN ANToNi.O daily i exc-ept Sundav)
t at 7.00 A. 31. and 5.15 R.Hf.
Leaves MARIOS daily (except Sundav) at
t ^ 8.05 A. 3B. and 7.16 P. fll.
Leaves LULING daily (except Sundav» at
9,34 A. 31. and 9.20 P. M.
Arrives at HOUSTON daily (except Sunday i at
and 9.00 A. M.
Arrives at GAL \ ESTON dailv (erreot Sundav)
at 7.45 P. 31. arid 12.30 P. iu
THROKtH EXPRESS WEST
Leaves GAL\ ESTON daily (except Sunday) at
4.10 A. 51. and 2.30 P. M.
Leaves HOUSTON daily (except Sunday) at
9.55 A. ]H# and 5.35 P. 51.
Arrives at LU LING at
5. 40 P. 31. and 5.33 A. HI.
Arrives at MARION at
7.1© P. WT. and 8.05 A. M.
Arrives at SAN ANTONIO at
8.20 P. in. and 9.30 A. Iff.
Close connection made with all trains going
north and south. Elesrant Parlor Cars on Day
Trains. Sleeping Cars on Night Trains, each
thoroughly refitted and repainted. Westing-
house Air Brakes and Miller Platform Equip-
ments on all passenger trains. Berths in sle<
ing cars r*"luced to <1 50.
TK KETS FOR SALE
At all principal Railroad Ti .ket Office* North
South and East
General Offices—HOUSTON. Texas.
(LONE STAR ROUTE.)
Through Time in Effect SUNDAY, Feb. IS, 79
EXPRESS TRAIN LEAVES
GALVESTON DAILY at 9.60 a. *
HOUSTON DAILY at 11.W a. m
Arrives WILLIS, (Dinner) 1.20 P. M.
.. PALESTINE, (Supper oo
Dialog Oar) t,.7.25 P. M.
.. LONGVIEW ,15»30 mid
TEXABKANA, (Bfst) 6..*50 AM
.. MALVERN . 15.10 noon
LITTLE ROQK. 'Dinnsli... 2.00 P M.
.. POPLAR BLUFF8 10.50 P M
„ ST LOUIS 8.40 A. M.
. EXPRESS TRIIKS
r OR THE EAST. Close Connections
AT LITTLE ROCK AND POPLAR BLUFFS
East and Southeast-
HOUSTON TO ST. LOUIS.
t^~ For Tickets and F ull
ply to our TICKET AGENTS:
J. H. MILLER, Union Tieket Office, lit
Tremont st., Galveston.
J. S. LANDRY, Union Depot, Honstea.
P. J. LAWLESS, Austin. 1st Nat.
J. 11. SKINNER, Union Depot, Hearne.
R. S. HAVES, Receiver.
H. in. HOXIE, Gen'l Superhnt'd
J. H. PAGE, General Passenger and Ticka*
General Offioes, Palestine, Texas.
TEXAS & PACIFIC R'Y.
AND ITS CONNECTIONS
MOST DIRECT AND QUICKEST LINE
ALL POINTS IN TEXAS
St. Louis, Memphis* Nashville,
Chicago, Louieville, Chat tanoog**
Cairo, Indianapolis, Atlanta,
and all points North, East and Southeast
EXPRESS TRAINS LEAVE:
Ftt Worth at 8 p. Jf. I Dallasat 9.50 *. «.
Longview Junc'n, 6 a. H. I Sherman at 4.dta.
Ac< ommodatloB Trains Leave:
Fort Worth at 7 a. M. j Dallas at 8.45 a. *.
Longview June.,3.55 p.m. I Sherman at2.15p. h.
At TEXARKANA, with all trains on St.
Louis and Iron Mountain and Southern Rf. fox
all points North, East and Southeast.
At LONGVIEW and MINEOLA. With L A€L
At SHERMAN, with trains of H. & U. C. By.
Pullman's Palace Sleeping Cars
From Ft. Worth, Valla* Ac Snni iMn
TO SIT- IjOTJIB
Any information in regard rsrtw of
Freight and Passage, Time aad Connection*
will be dwerfulljr ji'en on apppiication to
GEO. KOBLE, Owl Sk, MirefeaU. Ttat.
W. H. NiwSii-N'. GenTfVt. Arfent, UKphdl
m. w. thompson, Jb., Gen'l f *id T. Afwmt,
IF TOD ARE OOfflO
Or Any P.int N.rth »r Bart,
Get Y«ur Tickets, Baggage Checks ui
Sleeping Car Berths
OTer the International and Qreat NorthM*
Texas aad Pacific and St. Louia, Iroa
Mantain and Southern Railways.
TEXAS AND ST. LOUIS
It Is 140 Miles the Shortest aad IS
Hours the (Juiciest Route!
pilljian SLKKrERS, HOUSTON
XO ST. L9fiS (819 ffllLSS)
bouthwestern Passenger Agent, S. I*. LlLaad
S. B. Wy.. Houston. Texas.
Ne w Orleans Rail way
TRAINS BUN BAUZ,
Leave Hovmob 9.30 A. k.
Arrive atOrarise. ... 7.3» P. H,
LeaTeOrant* 6.30 A. IL
Arrive at H.u«t.u S.IO r, K.
This road taps the " long leaf nla." IWM
at Beamoat and Oraaf<l n«« we be* fui%
ber and heart cypres* SMngje. arg mannfae-
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