The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 4, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 16, 1876 Page: 1 of 4
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J.S.BROWN & CO
Importers and Wholesale Dealers In
English, German & American
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GALVESTON, TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1876.-PRICE-5 CENTS.
VOL. XXXV.—NO. 4
HAVING ONE OF THE LARGEST
Stocks in the South
We offer extra inducements to the interior
buyer in the following lines of goods:
WAGON & BUGGY TIMBER
Iron and Steel.
J.S.BROWN & CO.
STRAND, GALVESTON, TEXAS
Persons leaving for the summer can have
the Daily Nkws mailed to them for One Dollar
per month. Including postage. The address
will in- changed at any time.
The IV eat Iter.
The probabilities for the Western Gulf States
to day are rising, or stationary barometer,
brisk south winds, veering to west, with con-
tinued warm and partly cloudy weather, with
occasional rams. The Mississippi river, at
Momphls and LaCrosse, wlU continue .rising.
Galveston—Maximum temperature yester-
day 85; minimum temperature 73.
Tri.koiiaimiic Rrport up to 4 p. m Ykstkr-
iiav. —• Corsicana —Temperature s3; wind
Hoiith«-a*t, I t miles; weather cloudy. Indianoia
—Temperature HO; wind southeast, miles;
weather cloudy. Denison—Tomperature 7ti;
wind south, 2i) miles; weather cloudy, rainfall
.oj. Jacksboro—Temperature 87; wind south,
11 miles; weather clear, ttio Grande--TVm-
peratnre, IS) wind southeast, frtSB: sisILrr
fair. Han Antonio—Temperature 8-1; wind
south: weather cloudy. Foft Sill—Tem'pera-
ture H7; wind south, <1 miles; weather cloudy.
No South—No North.
The New Orleans IHeayune, apeaking
of the necessity of some national senti-
inent to unite the whole country in
one harmonious purpose, remarks:
The South, we Itelleve. is for its part ready
t«> make every reasonable concession to de-
monstrate its loyalty to the one groat purpose
of the Union, in return it asks only common
justice and reciprocal good will. It will be
true to the Union if the Union will be true to
it 1 «ct the uominatiug couvuntious which are
to meet »t Cincinnati and St. Louis bear this
in mind. l*ot them give us candidates whose
record gives assurance .not of partisan fidelity,
but «»f devotion to the great fundamental
principles of the government established by
the fathers of the constitution, and, whatever
the result, we pledge a peaceable acceptance
and hearty support on the part of our people.
We can never arrire at the desired
diminution of sectionalism from poli-
ties by starting upon the assumption
that there are scrtional divisions, more
or 1<antagonistic and warring towards
one another or towards the Union,
which must lie recognized in politics
and somehow reconciled. If the as-
sumption is fallacious, the tlrst step to-
wards getting the people of the United
States blended in community of nation-
al sentiment is to stamp-out the fallacy.
If it is not fallacious, the task is self-
evident ly hopeless. For our part, we
can not tell what meaning now attaches
to the word South, or to the word
North, as a distinctive political expres-
sion. Wo can not see, for example, that
Texas and Kentucky have any peculiar
interests and institutions in com-
mon as Southern States. or
that New York and Illinois have
any peculiar interests and institu-
tions in common as Northern States.
We are nevertheless aware that dema-
gogues and bigots, on the one hand and
the other, have constituted a most per-
nicious power of ignorance and noise
by declaiming about the South and the
North as though they were two sepa-
rate counttics in mere geographical
contiguity, not in constitutional cohe-
sion. There is but one way to com-
bat this mischief successfully. It is
to ignore both South and North.
It is to assume that there is
no set of States bearing a sectional de-
signation which have anything to con
cede in testimony of their loyalty to the
Union, nnd that there is no set of States
bearing a sectional designation which
have a right in that character to demand
concessions of any kind from any other
States. Let the people of the country
at large come to a quiet understanding
oil this footing, and the baneful reign of
ignorance and noise will be at end, and
t he demagogues and bigots of sectional
discord will howl and rant in vain.
The Moral of Fitzhngh.
It really seems har.l that the author
of the ingenuous letter descriptive of
oilicinl grandeur and beatitude at Wafih-
ingion, which has tilled half a continent
with laughter, should have to defend
himself against "charges of arson, theft,
perjury and blackmailing." He lias ex-
culpated himself entirely, we arc told,
"but his unfortunate letter remains."
Well, ought not litis incomparable effu-
sion to have set him in the tlrst place
above vulgar attnek, as an object sacred
to philosophical curiosity and analysis?
To thoughtful contemplation the letter
ischielly interesting as far as it gives, in
an unconscious and guile lees way, a
glimpso of the true inwardness of con-
temporary politics. We can believe
that the Democratic majority in the
Mouse of Representatives are ashamed
of the ludicrous aspect in which Door-
keeper Fit/.hngh is presented. It is
something to their credit that they are
not callous to the satire implied in the
spectacle. But it would lie infinitely
more to their credit if they were heartily
ashamed of the system of official patron
age of which Mr. Fit/.hugh, in his vain
and boastful garrulity, is only a gro-
tesque personification. As a repre-
sentative of this unprincipled en
gine of party warfare and party rule,
lie could say tlrnt he was " bigger than
old Grant" and still keep within the
bounds of credibility. Grant, in the
early stage of his presidential career,
proposed to take executive patronage
from the hands of the politicians and
dispose of it under regulations suggested
by some of the enthusiasts of civil ser
vice reform, who had persuaded him
that he might thus gain a peculiar and
lasting glory for his administration.
Hut, with all his obstinacy, he proved
no match for a system which could
cause a previously unpretending person
on Itecoming one of its favorites
and not an eminent one cither, to
feel, in an experience of only
a few weeks, that he was
lord, a power in the land, a bigger nun
than the President himself. Is it won
derful that principles and policies Sink
into Mihordinate places in the presence
of such a system? Is it rather not won
derful that they should receive any con
sideration at the hands of parties who
engage in a periodical struggle for the
privilege of distributing the patronage
of the government? Politicians can af
ford to have no defined opinions on cur
rent questions of public policy, when
the real stake in the political game is
the power lodged with an army of of
lice-holders. Is it not time for the in
tclligcnt and patriotic voting masses to
demand from all parties an uncondi
tional pledge to abolish a system which
continually operates to make the most
sordid considerations the controlling in
flaence in'politicsV So much for the
moral of Door keeper Fit/.hugh.
came of It.
What «e- THE NEWS FROM AUSTIN.
The Legislature, April 24, 1871,
passed a law, levying a tax of seven-
eighths of one per cent, for support of
public free schools. rl he act was
thought to be unconstitutional and pay-
ment was resisted in different sections
of the State. The then Supreme Court,
when the causes came up for a hearing
before it, held that the law was in
accordance with the constitution and
that the tax must be collected.
A number of suits were instituted in
Galveston county, under ruling of the
Supreme Court, by District Attorney
Gresham, and tire sum of $74,1)9!) 1)4 100
collected, and paid into the county
treasury. DeGress, who was Superin-
tendent of Public Instruction under the
administration of Gov. Davis, brought
suit to get possession of the fund that
had bcon collected, but only a part of
the colloctious passed through the
hands of the directors or trustees of tiie
Of the whole amount paid into the
county treasury by the District Attor-
ney, summing up $74,909 94, Col. Pat-
toy, one of the trustees, expended in
support of the schools $8430 97-100.
The balance, f6C,578 97-100, was ex-
pended by Gen. Waul, who was Presi-
dent of the Board of School Directors,
and Col. Yard, who was one of the
trustees of the schools for Galveston
In March, 1873, the present Supreme
Court decided against the constitution-
ality of the law of April, 1871, and no
collections for account of the school tax
of seven-eighths of one per ccnt. have
l>con made since that decision was ren-
dered, and no money from this source
was expended after the decision of the
old court was reversed.
An effort will, no doubt, be made dur-
ing the present session of the Legislature
to get the amount paid under the tlrst
decison of the Supreme Court refunded.
It is a matter that can only be done by
legislative sanction, and it remains to
lie seen whether that can be obtained.
Another Day's Accumulation in
Points of a New Judiciary Article
Proposed for the Constitution.
Introduction of a Bill Affecting
Our Criminal District Court.
THE NEWS FROM MEXICO.
Correspondence Between Gen. Es-
cobedo and Son. Ord, U. S. A.
[Special Telegram to the Galveston News.
Brownsvili.b, May 14, 1876.
So much of the spccial telegram of
yesterday from the Itio Grande City as
relates to a fight having occurred at
Camargo between Eacobcdo and Diaz,
from reliable information received to-
day proves to be erroneous. There was
The following is received from Sam
J. Stuart, United States Deputy Col-
lector of Customs at Itio Grande City,
dated May II!: "Escobedo arrived at
Camargo at 4 o'clock to-day, with about
1800 men; no fighting, lie will leave
to morrow for Matamoros."
The following telegram was received
from Laredo, Texas, to-day: "No
fighting at New Laredo, Mexico, since
8 o'clock a. >i. We expect them to
commence again to-night or in the morn-
ing. Col. Quintana, federal, hoisted
the black llag over his quarters and
church steeple, and says he will show
. [Special lelegram to tlte Galveston New*. ]
San Antonio, May 15, 187G.
The following dispatch has been re-
ceived by the general commanding from
General Escobedo, at Camargo:
Headquarter!< Mexican Army, Third
Diclsion—To Ucn. E. O. C. Ord, United
States Army, in* command of tlio De-
partment of Texas: I liavo arrived at
this city, in command of the forces in
tended to restore order along the fron-
tier. I have the honor to salute, in the
name of the suprem? government of
Mexico, offering on my part to cultivate
the friendly relations that exist between
the two Republics.
(Signed) M. Escoisedo.
To which General Ord has replied as
follows: " I am glad to receive notice
of your arrival at Camargo, and that of
the forces under your command, and
liopo your presonce will contribute to
restore pcace and good order to the
frontier. It will afford pleasure to co-
operate with you in putting an ond to
marauding from cither side of the river. "'
Railroad 1'rospecU and the Small
Special Telegram to the Galveston News.]
Foirr Woktu, May 15, 187C.
Major Vanzant, President of the Tar-
rant County Construction Company, re-
ceived a dispatch tins morning from
Major Washburn, engineer of the Texas
and Pacific Company, requesting him
to complete the eleveh mile contract as
soon as possible; for they wanted it
done. The contract to grade the re-
mainder to Eagloford will be let by the
Texas and Pacific Company to-day.
Authentic information has been re
ccivcd here that this road will l>c com-
pleted to this point as soon as money
and hands can do it. Citizens are in
hopes, therefore, that the cars will be
running to Fort Worth in a very short
time. Parties who are well posted are
buying property,.and thore are more
Btrangers in town, and more business
doing than for the past three years.
The rust has injured the wheat crop
to some extent, but there is no ques-
tion that two thirds of a crop will l>e
made, if no more than this. There
will l>e one half more wheat made in
this county than lost year, because
much more has been planted. Rye,
barley and oats are better than ever be-
fore. and a much larger crop is planted.
Witli the railroad and the fine crops of
Northwest Texas, Fort Worth will be
one of the briskest towns in North
Texas. Health is not so good as usual.
Cool nights have caused many to take
Passage of a Bill Fixing the
Amount of Jury Fees and of
Persons Accused of "Shoving the
(Jueer " Brought np from
[Special Telegram to the Galveston News.]
Austin, May 13, 1876.
In the Senate, Mr. Ford presented
petition from citiz»ns of Zavala
Mr. Douglass presented a memorial
from citizens of Garden Valley, Smith
county, asking repeal of their local op-
iiiixs and resolutions eefbukkp.
By Mr. Brady—Bill repealing the sec-
tion of the law regulating assessment
and collection of taxes, which' author
izes the Comptroller to assess railroad
property. It is intended to permit the
counties to assess and collect taxes upon
By Mr. McLeary—Joint resolution,
proposing a constitutional amendment
to section 5 of the Judiciary article. It
provides a new article with, however,
but few changes from the article as it
stands. The Suprome and Appellate
Courts arc to hold their sessions at Aus-
tin, San Antonio, Tyler, Galvegt&n and
Dallas. Appeals from the inferior courts
are simplified. The Supreme Court is
made the final resort in civil, and ap-
pellate courts in criminal cases. The
Supreme Court may submit to the Ap-
pellate Court civil causes to be decided;
the decision to be revised by the Su-
preme Court. County Judges to be cit-
izens of tho county and State, and must
be learned in the law.
By Mr. McCulloch—Bill appropria-
ting $40,000 for the completion of the
Mechanical and Agricultural College.
l$y Mr. Crain—Bill to legitimatize
bastards and make their daddies take
care of them.
By Mr. Douglass—General bill to
regulate organization of railroad com-
By Mr. Piner—Bill to amend an act
nizing the Galveston and Harris
linal District Court. It provides
lor the election of a county attoruoy for
By Mr. Terrell—Resolution that the
Committee on State Affairs report what
existing railroad charters are subject to
Mr. Henry (of Cass) made a motion
to change rules so as to provide for a
standing committee on local option
laws. Lies over.
for frontier protection against Indians.
Bill to fix the time of holding courts |
in the Seventh Judicial District.
Bill amending the Code, limiting the j
time for bringing criminal suits.
Bill to punish malpractice in any I
branches in medicine, surgery or obstet-
rics ; to provide for a book of maps of
the general survey of the Suite for the |
Bill regulating the keeping and bear- |
ing of deadly weapons.
von Biberstein was added to" the I
Committee on Public Land and Laud |
Oftlcc and County boundaries.
Resolution that the Committee on |
Education report the amount due the I
St. Louis Publishing Company and what
has become of the property purchased.
To amend the penal code, providing
that sentence be not executed until de-
cision of the Court of Appeals be had.
Under suspension of the rules, bill |
for transfer of cases in late Criminal to
District Courts passed.
Adjourned to 10 a. m. to-moTrow.
Trial tor Counterfeiting.
Special Telegram to the Galveston News.]
Austin, May 15,1876.
A. L. Sorrell & Bro., of Comanche
county, were brought in yesterday from
Fort McKavett, cliarged with passing
counterfeit currency. Thoy have a
trial to-morrow, to bo defended by Sen-
ator Stephens and Representative
Extending the International Rail-
Tlic Kentucky Tnrl.
Lflrtsvn.j.R. May 15.—Spring meet
ing of the Jockey Club. Dash of one
mile and a quarter—won by Brakes
man. Weathcrby second, Whisper third.
Second Race, the Kentucky Derby,
for three-year olds, dash of a mile and a
half—close and very excitingi—won by
Vagrant, Crecdmore second, llcnry Hill
third. Time, 2.;H8i.
Third race, mile heat—Nipper won
first in 1.45, and next two won by Em
ma C. Time, 1.45 and 1.46.
felling tike New York Herald
Nfcw York. May 15.—Gordon M. Rol-
lins sues the Herald for $100,000, for
charging him with I icing arrested in
Paris as one of the American bond
Bill to define the duties of county at-
torneys. Passed with amendments pro-
viding that county attorneys may not
italic pros or dismiss cases without tiling
reasons therefor, to be approved by the
House bill regulating divorce and
alimony, providing, in addition to ex-
sting statutory cases for divorce, that
conviction for felony shall be cause for
divorce, unless tho convict is pardoned
by the Governor within twelve months
after conviction. Bill passed.
Bill to require sales of lands under
execution to be advertised in a news-
paper. Amended so ns to require ad-
vertisement only in case it is demanded
by the owner of the land, or when de-
fendant has been cited by publication
and judgment taken by default; and
passed to third reading. The rates for
such advertising are not to exceed one
dollar for each twenty lines of solid bre
vier for first insertion and twenty-five
cents for each subsequent insertion.
Hoiimc or Ueprcaentativrs.
Austin, .May 15, 1S7C
In the House Mr. McComb v
granted leave of absence.
Petition from citizens of Cass coun-
ty, praying a detachment of territory
from said county and its addition to
Petition for spccial relief to Mary
Potition from citizens of Ilill, Lime
stone and Freestone counties, praying
formation of Henry county out of said
counties; and bill on same subject
Petition in rog»r4 to tnkinf of fish in
traps and seine*. Referred.
House bill fixing amount of jury fees
in district, county and justices'
courts. Rnles suspended and bill
Messrs. Young and Schmidt were ex
Substitute for House bill regulating
iuries in District and County Courts.
Jill and substitute referred to Judiciary
Committee No. 1.
Bill relating to publication of notice
of intention to apply for piissagc of lo
cal or special laws. Amendment sub
stituting five places for posting notices
instead of two adopted, and bill passed
to third reading.
reports of committees.
A substitute for House bill providin
exemption of certain property from
forced sale was reported and its passage
recommended. A general exemption
bill was reported by substitute and or
Mr. Martin, for illness, was excused
Bill regulating the herding of stock
on certain lands was taken up as special
order. It prohibits and makes a mis
demeanor the herding of horses, cattle
goats, jacks and jennies within half i
mile of a residence against tlio consent
of the owner of the land or his duly
authorized agent. Engrossed.
The Committee on Finance reported
favorably on bill for the relief of N. W
i1ills and resolutions.
Joint resolution to amend article
of the constitution, providing that the
Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
sit for transaction of business from
first Monday in October until the last
of June, in Austin. Referred.
Hill providihg for payment of taxes
on lands, by non-residents, at the
Comptrnllcr's office; lands to be as-
sessed where located.
Bill to transfer certain cases pending
in district courts to justices' courts.
By Mr. Lang—Joint resolution to
amend article five of the constitution,
(very voluminous.) Referred.
Bill to authorize the Commissioner of
the General Laud Office to issue head-
right certificates on titles issued after
the closing of the Land Office in 1835.
Bill to provide for holding district
courts when a judge is absent or dis-
Bill to provide for sale of public
school lands for school purposes.
Bill to provide collection of delin-
quent taxes on lands prior to April,
Bill supplemental to act providing
Mile or New
Spccial Telegram to C/te Galveston Newt.]
Rockdale, May 15, 1876.
Track laying was commenced on tho
extension of the International Railroad
to-day. Major Cronin, in charge of the
work, had a strong force on tho ground,
and struck the first spike at 7.30 this
morning. At four o'clock this after-
noon Capt. Hayes came up in his special
car, which passed over a mile and a
uarter of the new rail. This is the
fastest track laying yet in Texas.
The people of Rockdale have
been flocking out to-day to see the
work, and all wish the International
God-speed. At 6 o'clock this evening
tho workmen had reached a point two
miles west of the city. The ties are on
the grade nearly all the way to Brushy
creek, a distance of twelve miles. Tho
Brushy bridge was brought up last
night, and will be put up as soon as the
piling and other preliminary work is
The International has now started
with a rush, and will go ahead at least
to Taylor without hindrance. It is un-
derstood that no satisfactory arrange-
ment has yet been made for depot
rounds at Austin, and it is very possi-
ble that the International will make a
considerable stop lietween Rockdale-and
that point. The people hereabout are
rejoiced at this fact, for it will at least
divide tlio trade of this rich country be
tween Rockdale and Taylor.
THE SOl'THERN BAPTISTS.
Proceeding* of the Convention at
Richmond, May 15.—In the Southern
Baptist Convention to-day, Professor N.
K. Davis, of the University of Virginia,
presented a report on Italian Missions.
The report congratulates the conven-
tion on the hopeful condition of the
mission. There are, besides the church
at Rome, eight Italian churches at
other points. " The report would have
the convention instruct the board on
two points: 1st, There must be no cur-
tailment of work of the board, but an
enlargement as far as possible; 2d,
means should be taken at once to double
the Rome chapel fund by earnest efforts
within and without the convention. t
The report approves the wisdom of
the board in the management of this
fund, but would urge that the time has
arrived when the fund should be com-
pleted and the chapel built.
Rev. Dr. Sampson gape an account of
the Italian Mission. The report was
Rev. Mr. Thayer, of South Carolina,
from the committee to report on the
treasurer of the convention, reported his
account, properly audited, and $57,000
Rev. Mr. Jones reported on the policy
of home missions, deeply regretting the
necessity, but approving the policy of
contraction. The report approves the
judicious management of the board dur-
ing the past year, and urges liberal con-
tributions of churches to sustain it.
Rev. J. C. Furman, from the commit-
tee on new boards, offered the follow-
ing boards of the convention:
Foreign Mission Board, located in
Richmond, Ya.; L. L. M. Curry, of
Virginia. President; Vice Presidents—
Hiram Woods, of Maryland; W. N.
Wingate, of North Carolina; H. II.
Tucker, of Georgia; S. Henderson, of
Alabama; J. A. Ilackett, of Mississippi;
J. B. Jetter, of Virginia, H. McDonald,
of Kentucky; W. Pope Yeaman, of
Missouri; J. C. Furman, of South Caro-
lina; J. B. Boon, of Courtney, La.; H.
B. McCallum, of Florida; M. Hillsman,
of Tennessee; W. C. Crane, Of Texas;
II. C. Tupper, Corresponding Secretary;
J. C. Williams, Treasurer; W. H.
Gwathmy, Recording Secretary; J. F.
Cottrell, Auditor, together with
Board of Managers.
Home Mission Board, located in Ma-
rion, Alabama: E. T. Winkler, of Ala.,
President. Vice Presidents—T. W.
Patterson, of Maryland; T. P. Lide, Sr.,
South Carolina; R. II. Brown, Louisi-
ana; G. R. French, North Carolina; J.
31. Biggs, Florida; J. C. Block,
Georgia; T. D. Fay, Georgia;
W. H. Hardy, Mississippi; C. K.
Winsson,Tennessee; W. E. Pom,'Texas;
L. W. Lawler, Alabama; W. II. Mc-
intosh, Corresponding Secretary; W.
H. Fiquet, Recording Secretary; J. B.
Lovelace, Treasurer; S. H. Folkos,
Rev. Dr. R. Fuller, presented a re-
port of Committee on China Missions.
The report makes the point that while
the flags of all nations are now floating
No Solution Yet for Coloucl
Thc House of Representatives In-
quiring into the Whisky
Investigation of the Charges
Against Mr. Blaine Begun
by a Committee.
Tom Seott Proving to be
Party Who Got the Sixty-
Morey, of Louisiana, the Latest
Accession to the Ranks of
the " Slandered."
I nhappy Fitzhu£l,,
Washington, May 15.—Fitzhugli and
his friends; have presented documents,
which entirely exculpate him from
charges of arson, theft, perjury and
blackmailing, but his unfortunate letter
remains, anil will be fatal, unless a feel-
ing that the source which prompted its
publication should under no circum-
stances be credited, saves Fitzhugli. It
is known that Fitzhugh could have pre:
vented its publication for a considera-
Ittr. Blaine's Case.
Riddle has published three columns
in the Republican. They contain cumu-
lative evidence that Blaine was in Joe
Stewart's office, and strong presumptive
evidence that the late Mr. Knowlton,
Riddle's son-in-law, witnessed the trans-
fer of bonds of Stewart to Blaine at the
request of Stewart. Blaine has been
inexact in details of his explanation.
The investigation of Little Rock
bonds and Blaine's case opens with con
siderable eclat, Harrison, Reynolds
Scott and other celebrities, being in at-
Mr. Harrison, of Indianapolis, before
the committee reaffirmed his statements,
which have been repeatedly published,
and which led to this investigation
Rollins swore that he heard from some
one that Blaine would be involved by
the investigation; had spoken to Mr.
Harrison, and on that account the mo
tion to investigate had been withdrawn,
and had never been made; had since
been satisfied that Blaine had been
wrongfully suspected. Col. Scott testi
fled this evening, prefacing his testi
mony with the remark that the transac-
tion was equitalile, and Blaine had
nothing to do with it.
It appeared from the testimony of
Col. T. A. Scott, that when he became
President of the Union Pacific Company,
in March 7, 1871, the stock and all its
affairs were in a much depressed condi
tion and, although he remained Presi
dent only one year, its condition was
very much improved, and confidence
imparted to all its transactions. As a
recognition of his valuable services the
in unify at Philadelphia, the banner of I company bought from him seventy-five
the cross should float above them all. I ?hare ofthe Little Rock and tort Smith
The progress of our common Cliris-
BLOODSHED IN LOUISIANA
A Riot Between Negroes and Whites
in West Feliciana Parish.
Many Killed and Wounded—Federal |
tianity within the one hundred years
has been greater than in any four hun-
dred years before. A new departure
should be made. He spoke of the pe-
culiar circumstances of the opening up
of China, and gave an interesting ac-
count of the history of the mission.
Rev. J. B. Dartwell, missionary to
China, made an address of deep interest.
The report of the African mission
was read and adopted.
New Orleans, May 15.—A New Or
leans Times special, dated Summit, Mis-
sissippi, says: Information was received
here last night of a row between lie
groes and whites at Laurel Hill, West
Feliciana parish, near the Mississippi
line, on Friday night. About thirty
negroes went to the store of a white
man in this vicinity, called him
to the door and riddled him with
bullets. A posse from Bayou Sara went
out on Saturday for the body. . The ne-
groes would not give it up and a light
ensued. Three negroes were killed and
two white men are missing. The ne-
groes are gathering; 1100 are said to bo
under arms. Whites are going down
from neighboring counties in Missis
sippi. A serious fight is expected.
A spccial to the Republican, from
Bayou Sara, La., says: This is what 1
consider as reliable as to the result of
Saturday night's doings: Eight colored
men have been shot dead, four hanged
and about twenty wounded. No whites
killed. Persons just from the scene
report sixty blacks killed, but
that statement I consider exag
gerated. Twenty eolored men are
reported to be held as prisoners, and
tlioir fhtc is uncertain, but the supposi
tion is that they will be killed. Also,
that the number of negroes killed will
never be ascertained.. Precautions have
been taken to remove the dead secretly.
The numlier of regulators pnder arms
is said to be 500 for East Baton Rouge
and East and West Feliciana, and Wil-
kinson county. Miss. The colored peo
pie arc said to lie arming in self-de
fense. Saturday and Sunday nights
numbers of colored men crossed to
Point Coupee to escape those who are
Second DisrATCii.—There has been
a regular engagement at Laurel Hill be-
tween white and colored men. Three
whites are reported killed. God only I
knows where this will end. The country J
is ablaze with excitement. All whites
are armed and in the saddle.
Acting Governor Antoine received |
the following dispatch from Dr. Kauff-
man, of East Feliciana parish, dated
Bayou Sara, to-day:
"In reply.to your telegram, I have
to say that seventeen colored men were
killed, and many wounded, on the line
of Mississippi and Louisiana. A large
number of armed white men are ap-
proaching this town. I can not sum-
mon and secure a posse oomitatuslor
support of the civil authority, and sup-
pression of the evils and prevention of
further bloodshed. Nothing but mili-
tary authority will keep peace here. I
therefore respectfully request that mili-
tary be placed at my disposal."
The dispatches have lieen laid before ]
Gen. Augur, commanding the depart-
ment, who has referred them to Wash-
Murderers Hantced In Georgia,
Savannah, May 15.—The two ne-
gro prisoners, Paul Campbell and
Prince Robertson, convicted of the
murder of Mrs. Cochrane and daughter
at Eden, were hanged to-day at Spring-
field, Effingham county. About 300
persons were present. The condemned
were guarded by hussars, numbering
thirty armed men. Both were indiffer-
ent and vehemently asserted their in-
nocence. ltoliertspn died easy from
strangulation. Campbell died hard.
Other prisoners sentenced at the same
time were granted a new trial. Coch-
rane, husband of the murdered woman,
was present, and deeply affected.
The Fire Record.
Charleston, May 14.—Nearly the I
whole business portion of the town
of Arlington, S. C., was burned I
this morning. An entire block was de-
stroyed, including the stores of Mann ]
tfcllyams, Higgins, WatsOn, Steinberger, ,
Williamson, Welch, Calmus, Lowenthal |
and others, with Mrs. Gibson's line resi-
dence. Loss estimated at upward of |
$100,000; partially insured.
THAT POLITICAL CONFERENCE.
Nrw York, May 15.—The Presiden
tial Conference assembled at the Fifth
Avenue Hotel, pursuant to call, Carl
Schurz and others, about three hundred
delegates, being present. Secretary
Lodge called the meeting to order and
read the call. Thco. Woolsey was
elected president, who said for eight or
ten years past the country was growing
politically worse, and strong men of the
Republican party had made the country
to blush with shame, and now thi:
meeting was called to decide what was
best to be done to remedy matters.
Carl Schurz thanked the audience
for such a large attendance. It was a
good sign when the men came forward
and showed their political independ
ence; that every citizen should see that
the party he belonged to is a good one.
None have been invited here but men
not overawed by any party, and such as
are known to have the best interests of
the country at heart. He said they are on
the fence, but it is owing to the vast
quantity of mud on both sides of the
fence, and tlicy arc afraid to' descend
The object of this conference was to
promote and further tho general inter-
ests of the country. On motion of Mr.
Schurz, Park Godwin, Judge Foster,
of Connecticut, Jno. W. Hoyt, of Wis-
consin, Martin Beijamar, of Massachu-
setts, and Carl Schurz were appointed
a committee to draw up some definite
plan of action, and take such other
measures as are deemed necessary.
Marine and Shipping.
Gloucester, Mass., May 14.—A boat
belonging to the schooner Santiago,
four weekB over due, lias been picked
up. The schooner is supposed to have
been lost with its crew.
Gardiner, Me., May 15.—The cap-
tain, his wife and child, and the crew of
the schooner Mary E. Rice, supposed
lost, have been rescued by the schooner
New York, May 15.—Arrived: Opls,
Bermuda. Arrived out: Nemesis, El-
Savannah, May 14.—Arrived: Annie
Port Royal, May 14.—Arrived:
Empress Augusta's Notice
New York, May 14.—A Ilerald
special, dated London, 13tli, says on
Thursday a grand reception was held at
the Prussian Embassy, the entire diplo-
matic corps present. On the presenta-
tion of Wickliam Hoffman,- American
charge d'affaires, to the Empress, her
Majesty expressed gratification in being
able for the first time to personally ex
press thanks to members of the legation
which, during the Franco-German strug-
gle, under these sad and distressing cir-
cumstances, was so good and so pains-
taking. Her' Majesty also requested
Hoffman to convey her thanks to Minis-
ter Washburne, anil spoke kindly of
Bancroft Davis, American Minister at
A Dangerous Bridegroom.
St. Louis, May 14.—A deplorable
affair occurred in Dalilgrcen, Hamilton
county, 111., Friday night. A party of
young men gave Jno. Stunnan, recently
married, a serenade, and Sturman or
(lered the party off, but they not leav-
ing at once, he fired into "tliem, killing
Willis Lowing and wounding Barton
and Frank Taylor. All the parties are
highly respectable. Sturman is one of
the most prominent citizens of the
New York Local Topics.
New York, May 15.—The Statue of
Silence presented to Board of Trustees
of Masonic Hall arid Asylum was un
veiled to-day at Masonic Temple.
Theo. Leontiff, a Russian doctor, re
ported at police headquarters his two
cliildrcn, aged 3 years 6 months anil 3
years 10 months, lost for two days. He
'thinks they have been kidnapped.
Railroad Company, for which Col. Scott
received about $64,000. He distinctly
stated that Speaker Blaine was in no
way or manner connected with the pur-
chase, sale, or profits resulting from the
Notes by tlie Way.
The Senate, on motion of Mr. West,
of Louisiana, passed House bill appro
priating $i)000 to pay the expenses of
the special committee appointed to in-
vestigate offices in Louisiana. *
Parties from New York represent the
feeling there regarding the jetties as en-
tirely confident. Commodore Garrison,
who has been watching their progress,
with a view of placing a line of steam-
ships between New Orleans and Brazil,
liaa made no halt in his preparations.
Dom Pedro has" been approached, and
there are assurances that his govern-
ment will pay onc-lialf of what may be
necessary to carry mail, and move
mentsare on foot to secure a contingent
contract from our government for car
rying the mails.
The Attorney-General informed coun-
sel for McKee and McGuire that lie will
recommend that the law take its own
New Orleans Rascality.
Maj. Seelye was before Gen. Gibson's
committee to investigate Federal offices
in New Orleans. He refused to testify
regarding payrolls in the Custom-house,
as he would criminate himself.
A resolution was adopted directing
the chairman to apply to the Attorney
General for a paper like that issued in
the case of Wliitcly in the safe burglary
investigation. He testified freely on
Among other things he testified that
thore was a defalcation of $68,000 in
the New Orleans postoffice during Low-
ell's administration. Lowell, his deputy
and cashier were arrested and held in
$10,000 each. Lowell turned over to
his bondsman about $20,000 worth of
property, which, however, was after
wards returned to him. The defalca
tion was finally compromised for $7000.
Morey told witness the easiest way to
settle the matter was to steal the bond,
and requested witness to do it. There
were a number of bondsmen, who were
assessed some $2000 each to secure
Seelye testifies that Jeanette, then
Commissioner of the Circuit Court
gave him a warrant in Morey's district
against twenty men. Morey erased the
names of all but four, whom he in
structed Seelye to take to Monroe and
keep them in jail till after the election.
A warrant was also given Seelye for
Isaac Newton Glover. Verbal instruc-
tions were given Seelye in the presence
of Jeanette; he was to take him into
the woods and kill him. Glover was
not arrested l>ecause a writ of liabeas
corpus required Seelye to remain with
other prisoners, which writ he did not
obey. Seelye says he did not intend to
kill Glover, but left Morey under the
impression that he would do it.
Infantry and cavalry in the district
moved by Morey s direction. He fur
nished a list of his appointments and
ordered troops to be at such points the
day before he spoke as he was afraid to
go without such a guard.
Seelye sold to Morey his orders and
telegrams for $200 cash and five notes of
$100 each, two of which were paid, two
overdue and one not yet matured
Seelye retained copies.
The testimony was scattering, but the
witness claims that he has memoranda
by which he can tell perfectly connect
ed stories, time and place, etc.
Judge Wilson appeared for Morey
who was also present, and wished ap
plication postponed until after they had
examined Seelye. The case should be
decided by tlie courts. If Seelye se
cured a safeguard, Morey would be
without means of proving him
infamous. Morey will be heard
to-morrow. The committee have
rescinded the resolution to depart for
New Orleans to-morrow. Major Seely
was special agent of the postoffice de-
partment and afterwards Deputy Uni
ted States Marshal.
General Morey expresses himself
confident of pYoving not only that
Major Seelye has committed perjury
but that he has approached friends of
Morey's with propositions to give such
testimony as might be required for
certain sum of money, which proposi
tion was declined and the money which
Morey paid to Seelye • was paid to
avoid the prejudice that would result
from Seelye's false statements, and
would affect the contest that was pend
ing for Morey's seat. That Morey -re-
fused to pay him anything after the
committee decided his case, and wrote
to him he would prosecute him for
blackmailing if he annoyed him fur-
Washington, May 15. —Mr. Withers
presented resolutions from the Virginia
Legislature, asking the passage of a
law to refund the cotton tax. Referred
to Committee on Finance.
Mr. Sargent introduced a bill pro-
hibiting any vessel from bringing to the
United States more than ten Chinese
passengers at one trip.
The Committee on Claims reported
adversely on bill extending the time for
presenting claims for cotton seized
after June, 1867.
Bill extending time to pre-emptors of
public lands passed.
Bill confirming the sale of the Ma-
rine Hospital at Natchez passed.
The galleries were cleared, and the
Senate retired to consider jurisdiction
in the impeachment case. Adjourned.
Nominations—Nathan Goff, District
Attorney Western Virginia; A. J.
Evans, Western District Texas; V. S.
Buck, Western North Carolina; II.
Slack, Marshal West Virginia.
Washington, May 15.—Mr. Jones, of
Kentucky, introduced a bill chartering
passenger and freight railroad from
the South Atlantic seaboard to Lake
Mr. Young's bill to refund direct tax
illegally collected passed.
A resolution calling on the President
for correspondence in relation to re-
moval of Jno. P. Henderson as special
counsel in the whisky cases was adopt-
A resolution calling on the Secretary
of the Treasury for names of persons
whose accounts remain unsettled since
1865, and amounts was adopted.
Mr. Randall, of Pennsylvania, offered
resolution calling on the Secretary of
the Treasury for copies of all letters,
telegrams, orders and instructions re-
lating to the organization and prosecu-
tion of the movements of the so-called
whisky rings at St. Louis, Chicago and
Milwaukee. Adopted—yeas 141, nays
69; a party vote, taken amidst great
Mr. Payne moved to suspend the
rules and pass a bill to exchange ten
millions silver for a like sum in legal
tender. Failed—ayes 132, nays 73, not
Bill allowing Gen. Sherman's daugh-
ter to receive her wTedding present from
the Khedive free of duty, passed, and
goes to the Pesident.
Mr. Hoar moved to suspend the rules,
and declare confidence in the Secretary
of the Treasury's whisky transactions,
allowing him to retain information from
Mr. Iftindall said the resolution re-
verses what the House has already done,
and moved to table it. Pending vote,
District business was resumed. The
charges of Albert Grant against Judge
Wylie were referred to a select commit-
tee of 7. Adjourned.
KLOl'MAN & FELLHAN'S
>00 pieces Irish Linen at 35c. by the piece, worth 50e.
00 " White ltrilliantines at 15c., sold for 35e.
3000 pieces Standard Calicoes at 5c. per yard.
1000 do. 4-4 llleaclied Domestic, l-2c. by the piece, and
10c. by the yard.
•4 Bleached Domestic at 8 l-2e. by the piece.
Hamburg Embroideries 10c. per yard, sold at 25c.
Colored Striped Grenadines 10c. per yard.
Hack do. do. from 25 to 60c. per yard.
Striped and Figured P. K. at 25c., sold for 35c. *
Summer Poplins at 15c. per yard, worth 30c.
Shirt Waists 50c., White Wrappers$5, sold heretofore at $10.
Calico \\ rappers from SI 50 to $5.
Children's Braided Suits at halt the former price.
Boys' Calico Waists 25c. apiece, sold for 50c.
jadies' Gauze Tests, three for $1.
Hack Sleeveless Jackets at $5, sold for $15.
full line of Summer Corsets at 50c., worth $1.
Clegant Embroidered Corsets at §3, sold at $5.*
Brown Linen Embroidered Suits, viz : Bask and Overdress,
$10, sold for $20.
Our entirestock of RIBBONS reduced from this date. Full line of Household Furnishing
Goods, viz: TOWELS, NAPKINS, TABLE LINENS. DOYLES, CURTAINS, etc., at h Brisit
reduction. New style JAPANESE FANS just received. KLOPMAN & FELLMAN,
A fl airs in Francc.
Paris, May 14.—The appointment of
M. Demaccre as Minister of the Interior
will be gazetted immediately after the
funeral of Ilicard. Jules Ferry, pre
siding at a numerously attended meet-
ing of the party of the Left, promised
Demaeerc's support to all Republican
deputies. The Iiepublique Francaixe,
Gambetta's organ, approves Dcmacerc's
The municipality of Paris has voted a
loan of 120,000,000 francs for public
works. M. Faye, of the Republican
Left, and deputy from the department
ofthe Lotet Garonne, has been appointed
to succeed Demaeere, as Lrnder Secrc
tary of State.
At a recent sitting of the Council
General of the department of Vanclnse,
a member spoke in opposition to the
proposed subscription for a monument
to be erected by tlie Franco American
Union, asserting that America showed
ingratitude toward France during the
The Prefect refuted the assertion and
recalled the fact that during the late
war, he was Prefect of Dijon, and in the
presence of the invasion, he received a
delegation of American citizens, who
handed him two hundred thousand
francs for the sick and wounded. Subse-
quently other delegations of Americans
brought additional subscriptions, alto-
gether more than two hundred thousand
francs. The remarks of the Prefect
were received with applause by the citi-
zens present at the discussion.
Paiiis, May 15.—Prince Jerome,Napo-
leon was elected to the Chamber of
Deputies for Ajaccio. Debate on the
amncstj' was postponed for Ricard's
The Salonica Oulriiso.
Paiiis, May 14.—Intelligence from
Salonica announces that the port has
been blockaded. None of the inhabi-
tants leave town. Two French iron
clads and two frigates have arrived at
Piraeus, Greece, on their way to Salon-
ica. Fresh disturbances are still feared.
Schools are closed and work suspended.
Bodies of the murdered consuls still un
Constantinople, . May 14.—The Le
tant Herald of this city has been sus
pended on account of unbecoming re
marks concerning Gen. Ignatieff.
The Eastern muddle.
London, May 15.—Excitement is
daily increasing in Syria. Two En,
lishmeu have been arrested at Jaffa,
three at Bayrout, three Englishmen and
one Frenchman at Latakia.
A gale is reported at Medacia, wreck
ing several vessels, including two from
Bangor, Maine. Crews saved.
The London Times, reviewing the pro
ceedings at the conference, says the an
nouncement of a complete arrangement
between the three Imperial Powers is
satisfactory, but as it appears that ail
plans of positive action arc rejected, and
tlie powers are about to tender good ad
vice again to the Sultan and the insur
gents, we think it would be premature
to thank the Chancellors for a settle
ment of the Eastorn question.
, Turkey and the Great Power*.
Berlin, May"15.—Memorandum in re
gard to Turkish troubles was agreed up
on by thejthree chancellors, and has been
communicated to the guaranteeing pow-
ers. While maintaining Andrassy's note
as a basis, it concedes consideration of
reforms demanded by insurgent leaders,
The French and Italian ambassadors
have give* official notification of the
complete concurrence of their respec
tive governments in the results of the
German iron clads, under Admiral
Bacscli, go to Salonica next week. The
gunboat Nautilus, bound from Malta to
port, is said to have been ordered to
proceed to Constantinople.
Andrassy has gone to" Vienna; Gotts-
cliakoff to Ems.
The King of Dahomey.
London, May 15.—In the Commons
the Under Colonial Secretary stated
that there was no reason to believe it
was the intention to l ombard the towns
on the.coast of Dahomey, but a block
ade would be instituted, qommencin
on the 10th of July.
Death of a Good man.
New Orleans, May 15.—Joseph A
Maybin, the oldest memlicr of the Lou
isiana bar, and president of the South
western Bible Society to day; aged 81
155 and 157 Tremont.
Cheaper This Week.
We are Offering all Our
Cheap Advertisement Column.
SITUATION WANTED BY WHITEWOIULK
O to cook, etc., or to travel with
AtMrens N, News office.
my 10 It*
Next Eight Days Only,
my 14 lptf
AND EVEN BELOW COST.
A. & S. LEYY,
141 ^larkct Street.
NEWS FROM NEW YORK
A Heavy Decline
Dry Goods Market!
E. FRIBOORG & Co.
Domestic at a
3000 yds. Cambric
Dime a yard.
1500 yds. Black Satiu Striped grena-
dines at 20 cents per yard.
200 Ladies' Suits, elaborately em-
broidered at $7 ."JO a suit.
ANTED—By a Dressmaker—to go out
with a good machine. Terms reasonable.
Inquire over drug store, cor. Broadway and
Center sts. myl6 It*
W'ANTKD A WOMAN TO WASH AND
> f IRON. Apply corner of Church and INth *
streets. myl6 tf L. FELLMAN.
ANTED—A goo;l steady man, to attend
horse and cow and do general garth'n
work. Address, with recommendations, 410.
K.," News office. my 10 It*
WrANTED-A FURNISHED HOUSE OR
Board, by a family—two ladies and gen-
tleman—acclimated. Address box 654 1*. O.
WANTED—Any human bein^ with bruins
can make $500 a month selling our letter
copying book. Anyone that has a letter to
write will buy it. No press or water used.
Send for circular. Excelsior Co., 10 Triburw
Building, Chicago, 111. ap.'fc) lin
rpHE FIRM OF HABERMACHER& McKlN-
-L ny lias this day dissolved by the with-
drawal of Wm. E. McKinny. The business
of tlie firm will be settled by T. Habermaclier.
W. E. McKINNY.
Spanish Camp. Wharton Co., April 13, 1870.
T OST AT THE FIRE ON MONDAY—A
small Hair Locket. The finder will i>lea«e
leave it at office of R. J. Hughes. mylG It*
Our whole stock, not mentioned,
out in accordance with the decline.
ANHEUSER & CO.'S
Bottled Lager Beer.
The Best, Purest and Healthi-
est Beer in Market.
IT HAS NO EQUAL.
Recommended by the highest medical author
ties in the country.
Sold by all Leading Grocers.
jy30 S*m lp
Star Bottled Lager Beer
Warranted Strictly Pure and Free
rrom all DcleterlounCompound.
FOR SALE—FOR RENT.
17V.)R SALE—At price and on terms to suit
1 the times, a two-gtoryllouse on Broadwny,
between Twenty-second and Tremont. Also,
a lot of Land Scrip.
II. M. TRUEHEART & CO..
mylfl 0t Real B^ate A gents.
IiX)R SALE Saloon, with liquors, cigars,
counter, fixtures, etc., cheap for cash. Ap-
ply Center, bet. Market and Postofllce. 3t*
IT^OR SALE— $300 will buy a good House, < I
Rooms,) Cistern and Fencing. Lot for
lease or sale.
Apply Twentieth street and Avenue P,
my 14 3t* A. II. CASTEtL.
Ij^OR SALE—Bound File of the Daii.v News,
from March 1, 1870, to December 31, 18?.").
inclusive. At Frommer's Bindery, Market St.,
next to Opera House myl4 iit
f * SPLENDID DURHAM COWS,
O Country Butter, SiOc. per pound.
by JOS. LABADIE.
17V3R RENT—New Cottage, 0 rooms and sta
JP ble. East Broadway. Elegant summer resi-
dence. Convenient to beach. J. AIKEN. 3t*
This beer has been pronounced by compe-
tent authorities as superior to any of the home
or foreign brews. It will ta*ep in any climate.
The company, to prove the purity of the beer,
bottle it in clear light glass, showing its bril-
liancy and color. It is beautifully put up in
quart and pint bottles, and sold by all leading
wholesale grocers and liquor dealers.
Price as Tow or lower trian any other. Try
it. Ask for it and take no other.
J. PAUL JONES, State Agent,
del4 6m lp GALVESTON, TEXAS.
1?OR RENT—Several Cottages and two-story
Houses. Apply to Burnett & Kilpatrlck,
my 11 lni
IT^OR RENT— Four pleasant rooms suitable
.F for a family, corner Postoffice and 20th ski.
my5 tf J. H. FORBES.
J^VJR SALE—Engine, 85 horse, 18^ Inch cyl-
inder; boiler 6 feet by 18 feet long. Both Eng-
lish, very superior. Terms very easy.
ap!4 tf MOODY & JEMISON.
The McDonnell Building, cor.
J Tremont and Mechanic streete.
Flournoy, Sherwood & Scott.
150 Different Styles
LADIES', lilRLS' and BOYS'
VERY LATESTNOVELTY IX
P A R A S O LSI
JUST RECEIVED 1)Y
my 14 tf lstp
To Trailc for (inlvoston City pro-
A GOOD PLANTATION
On Old Caney, 7 miles below Eagle Lake, in
Colorado county, 320 acres under fence, 220
acres in cultivation.
Also a fine Residence.in the town of Colum-
Also 350 acres good prairie land near Shulen-
Also 1107 acres of the John Crownover
league, on the Colorado river, Wharton coun-
Also 8% acres out of lot 8ft, in section 1, city
Titles all iierfect, and a good bargain can be
had. JOHN T. HARCOURT,
Ballin^er & Jack Building, Galveston.
1COOHS AND BOARD.
DAY BOARDERS wanted by Mrs. Dr. L. F.
Riecliie, on Winnie street, next door to
the German Church. Also, Furnished Rooms
I^URNISIIED ROOMS, front axith, |5 a
1 month and upward, at Mrs. V. A. West-
lake's, cor. Churcli and 22d sts. Jfe20 3m*
I?I IL LIN ER Y—DRESSI?! A K1 NO.
I AM SELLING Ladies fashionable Hats at
and below cost; also hats bleached; Post-
office st. op. Texas Express. Mis. R. E. Walsh.
J A DIES* FRENCH CHIP-TRIMMED HATS,
J $8. Trimmed Straw Hats, $1 to $f>. A
large variety of new stamping and em-
broidery patterns on hand.
Mrs. S. DIXON, at Mrs. Girardln's
mhl4 3m Old Stand, 182 Market street
IJRIDAL OUTFITS, Mourning Costumes ami
y Shrouds, made to order at shortest notice,
by MRS. E. MOORE,
Southwest corner of Broadway and Twenty-
second streets. ~ fe22 3m*
(1 ENTS' low quarter shoes, ties. Centennial
J Buckle and Prince Albert fine shoes a
specialty. WENK BROS., 165 Market st. lm
needs. Agents wanted. '
1'. O. Box 12. Houston, Texas.
nay 16 it*
rT^O have your Watche6 and Jewelry repaired
1 at reasonable prices, you must go to LE A-
VECK'S, Market street, near 22d. apl4 3m
UO! for the Centennial!—Trunks, Valises,
Satchels in great variety at low prices,
my 14 lm WE^K BROS.. 185 Market st.
Gi US. McKERNON,
I Importer and Dealer in Fruits, Nute, etc.,
corner of Church and Tremont *reeta.
Consignments carefully handled, and orders
promptly attended to. selfi 9m
Morris' Shirt Factory,
127 Postoffice St.,
Ballinger, Jack & Mott Building.
SHIRTS HIADE TO ORDER
At $2 50 and upward.
A perfect fit jfuaranteed. Material and
workmanship not excelled by any factory in
the United States. Examine samplQ# and
leave your measure. ap30 3m
A FIRST-CLASS BOOK AND JOB PRINTER.
For particulars address R. M. SMITH.
myl4 3t Box 308, Austin, Teiar.
STAR LAGER BEER.
Have constantly on hand large stocks of this
celebrated brand of beer.
FOR SALE IN ANY QUANTITY.
JjR M. PERL,
Can be consulted at tha Texas Hygienic Insti-
tute, corner Travis street and Texas Avenue
Special attention given to chronic disease*.
TURCO-ltUSSIAN 11ATHS open at all hours,
single Bath. Si 50; 12 Baths. |12. jaJI ilAWtf
I)IiS. WOLFF & SON, ~
Hiir^eoiu an«l Physician*
Oftlcc, Cor. 22d aud Market,
Residence East Broadway, bet. 18th and 19th.
Technical lat»oratory and consulting chem-
ists. The commercial value reported upon, by
analysis, of minerals, drugs, soils, dye stuffs,
medicines, fertilizers, wines, liquors. Analysis
made of the therapeutieal value of the mine-
ral waters in disease. Hour and the detection
of adulteration in all articles of diet. etc.
Investigations on any kind of chemical sub-
jects. DRS. WOLFF & SON, Galveston. East
Broadway, bet. 18thand 19tli st. mhl7fri«&tu3iu
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The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 4, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 16, 1876, newspaper, May 16, 1876; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth461677/m1/1/: accessed February 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.