The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 43, No. 98, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 29, 1884 Page: 6 of 8
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ttfiB GALVESTON DAHiY MIS. SUNDAY. JUNE 29. 1884,
ARKANWAH UBHOCRAT1C CtOTENTKTV.
of the Platform,
Little Rock, Ark., Juno 37.—The conven-
tion reassembled lost night, and appointed Jo-
teph House and H. P. Thompson ijieotors for
the st»t»nt-large. U. M. Rose, B. T. Duval,
8. W. Fordyre and C. M. Taylor were elected
delegate* to the Democratic National couven-
11on from the state-at-large. The district dele-
gates nro J. C. Tappan, T. C. Hare. J. P.
Kagle, li. C. Black, H. O. Bunn, A. B. Wil-
li* ma, W. ij. Terry, H. B. Armisted, H. 0.
MwDd J. C. Puncher. The delegates are
UMustructed, but the sentiment is favorable
to any ticket deemed strongest by pivotal
The platform, which was adopted unani-
mously, strongly supports public education,
invites immigration, commends lil>eral legisla-
tion cncoui u^ing the construction of railroads,
but dcmanls that all grants of corporate pow-
ers and franchises be guarded against abuse
■and held subject to the regulating power of
the people. The tariff plank is as follows:
We favor reform and retrenchment in the
public service, and declare our adhesion to the
principles of the Democratic party upon the
Hubject of tariff, holding that the power
grouted to Congnws by the constitution to lay
and collect imposts was intended to raise
rfvt iiue. atul forbids the opposing policy of
the Republican party of fostering one branch
cf industry to the detriment of another,
and the promotion of the interest*
of sou;® parts to the injury of other
part# of otrr common countrv, and we demand
u material redaction of the present excessive
tariff duties and such revision of the laws in
passing them as will equalize the burdens and
benertte derived from their levy and collection,
and that no more revenue be collected than is
necessary for the wise and economical admin-
istration of government Sections 8 and 4
hold there can lie no conflict between the fed-
eral and state governments in the exercise of
th«ir legitimate functions and are unalterably
rrised to the assumption of power upon
iwrt of ci thvr without a constitutional war-
rant, for which reason we condemn the tendency
of the Republican party to centralize all power
in the federal government. We utterly repu-
diate and denounce iw most dangorous to the
liber ies ot-1 he people that heresy which is an
animating principle of tha Republican party
that''the i arty is the government," iip.d be-
lieve the administration of the government is
a trust to be executed impartially for the ben-
efit of all classes, ranks and conditions of so-
A resolution regretting Samuel J. Pi Man's
refund J to accept the nomination for president,
and designating him as the greatest statesman
and patriot since the days of Jefferson, was
adopted amid great applause. The oooventiou
adjourned sine die.
SOUTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC COSVEM.
Proceed In |£« at ColumMa-Tlie Tariff Plunk, Etc.
Columbia, June 27.—The Democratic State
convention met yesterday, Charles H. Simon-
ton, of Charleston, temporary chairman.
Senator Wade Hampton, C. H. Suber, P. W.
Dawson and L. P. Youmans were elected dele,
gates at large. Hampton and Youmaug prefer
Bayard. Dawson urges Cleveland in hispaper.
Sutler's preference is unknown, but he is sup-
posed to bo for Cleveland. Congressional dis-
trict delegates have not indicated their choice.
The convention sent the delegates uninstructed.
!Ibe platfoin' of 1882 was adopted, which em.
bracet the following tariff plank:
The duties on Imports should be decreased,
api the early repeal of the duty on cotton
ties, on machinery for usa in the manufacture
of cotton and wool and on tools and agricnl*
tnral lIDpletnents will stimulate the manufac-
turer and will be a relief of welcome to the
Tt» congressional delentes ate:
First district—W. St. J. Jfervey ana Janes
Second—J, W. Moore and,D. S. ilfcodergon.
Thlf-d-VV. Z. MfcGhee aud J. C.,Cary.
Fourth—W. B. Stanley and John B. Cleve-
Fiflli—fliles J, Patterson ami'E. Mi Boykhi/
Sixth—P. L. Ffeeden and A: P. Harwell.
Bwrrtb— C. P.'J. ftenkler and J. H. Karle.
A resolution for the Chidago delegates to
vote as a unit vat tabled.
The present state officers were renominated
by acclamation. Adjourned.
heads of department! of the Missouri Pacific,
whose jurisdiction has bean extended over the
Wabash, will retire from that road, and the
lines comprised in that system will be oper-
ated independently of the Gould system proper
and under another set of officers
This matter was discussed in New York last
week by Messrs. Could, Hayes, 1 iox.ie aud
Humphries, and the above action was decided
upon. The road in the future will bo oper-
ated by a much smaller force tliau now. The
new ofllcers will probably be a general agent,
general manager, superintendent of transpor-
tation, general freight agent and a general
is already occupied by Colonel J.
was offered to Colonel
oflloers are not yet de-
The general managership
A. A. Tnlmnge, but he
declined. Rumor places Colonel Thomas Mc-
Kissock. and Mr. Chapped, of the Chicago
and Alton, with it, but nothing definite is
known. The pfflcers of the Wabash will be
entirely sejiarated from those of the Missouri-
Pacific, both here nnd elsewhere, and all
agents of the former will bo instructed to com-
pete with the latter the same as with any
Denver and Rio Grande July lniere«t.
New York, June 27.—Officials of the Den-
ver and Rio Grande refuse to make a state-
ment about the July interest or give any out-
lines of the company's future plans.
Prominent Railroader Dead.
PiTTHjitrnGH, June 27.—E. K. Hyndman,
one of the most prominent railroad men in the
State, died this morning of consumption.
CRIMES ll¥i> CASUALTIES.
Seven Laborers Drowned.
nfw Yobjc, June 27.—Seven laborers were
drowned at Carson inlet, N. J., in yesterday's
ftorm by the upsetting of their boats.
Body of n Murdered Woman Found in a'Well.
Wat toon*, Ills., June 27,—Great excitement
was occasioned here by the finding of the
body of a llis. Cook, who has been missing
ffcr a week, at the bottom of an 80'J-foot well
Her throat v ns cut from ear to ear, and her
ftet were weighted with iron. Her husband,
Dan Cook, and Simon Johnsou, his supposed
accomplice, are under arrest. An immense
crowd has ti rrtmnded tb® City ball, where the
inquest is in progress.
An Army Lieutenant Drops Dead.
Few York, June 27.—Pirst Lieutenant
Tbtodore Fmith, of the Fifteenth infantry,
United States ai my, dropped dead this after-
noon in the Stnrtevant house.
A I'otilofltce Clerk Arrested,
New Oju-eanb, June 27.—E. S. Stann, a
cleikintbe carriers division of the New Or-
leans postoffice, was to-day arrested for em-
bezzling ordinary letters.
A Stork Broker Suicides.
New York, June 27.—Burge, a stock bro-
ker, committed suicide in his office, owing to
Sinking of a Schooner, with Lous of LiTc.
Barneoat, June 27.—The schooner A. Bab-
coi k sunk near here. Captain Babcook, four
seamen imd the mate's wife were drowned.
THE WABA«H ROAD.
Bt. Louis, June 37.—Of the interest desig-
nated in the petition of the receivers of the
Wal ash road, presented to the United States
Court, yesterday, $544,223 was defaulted June
1, and the remainder falls due in various snm3
on the 1st of each month from July to Decem-
Petition Filed hy the Wabash Receivers.
St. J.otis, Juue 27.—The receivors of the
Wabash railroad filed a petition in the United
Mates Court yesterday specifying the bonds
and other obligations of that road on which
interest had been defaulted. The bonds embrace
what are known as the general mortgage
bond#? ucd a ho all the bonds and obligations
growing out of the consolidation of November.
1K?9. hi the aggregate the interest due and
in default on these bonds is $2,306,820. The
petition also states that the receivers believe
tbey can pay tho rimuing expenses of the
road and liquidate other outstanding debts,
but they desire the court to instruct them
as to what disposition shall be made of certain
branch reads, and also what amount of inter-
est shall be paid on the bonds set forth in the
petition. The petition was referred to Special
Matter Allen, w ho will take depositions in the
\Val>n»li Relieved of a Portion of its Rurden.
St. I ons, June 27.—The Wabash Railroad
ceii) apy have entered into an agreement with
a syndicate of capitalists, not yet named, by
which the latter tako off the hands of tha
foinier the Qiiincv, Missouri and Pacific road,
extending fjoih Quincy, III., to Treuton, Mo,,
with nil (he attaching obligations. The ob-
j?ct of'the syndicate is said to be to operate
tbVroad ficni (Juiney to St. Joe in opposition
to the Hannibal and St. ooe. To do this they
will construct a new road from St. Joatoa
near point on the Rock Island and Pacific and
use the track of the latter to Trenton, and run
thence over their own line to Quincy, This
route will l e only Feven miles longer than the
Haitiiii ul and St. Joe, and is to be in complete
Ofeiaticn within a year.
To be Hen Independently of the Mlanourl I'aciile
—Change of Officers.
St. Louis, June 27.—The rumors which were
cirrnlated Fome days past, regarding the sev-
erance of the Wabash railroad from the Mis-
souri Pacific, has taken definite shape, and the
announcement is made that, on July I, all the
IVInce Victor's Letter.
Paris, June 27.—Prince Victor has written
a letter to M. Jolibois in explanation of his
present position, and says he has profound re-
spect for the father of Prince Jerome, but was
obliged to leave the paternal roof since he had
the right to think for himself. His only lln»
of conduct was the one enjoined by N»'
poleon I and Napoleon III, and he will
maintain intact his great inheritance. He can
not, ho says, consent to take part in aots con-
trary to his political opinions, aud has resolved
to withdraw from all compromising connec-
tions. Henceforth he will reply to no more
. attacks, but maintain silenco befitting his po-
The Anglo-French Agreement.
London, June 27.—In tho Commons to day
Mr. Gladstone statod thut definite answers had
not been licen received from all the powers to
the note informing the in of tho Anglo Preuch
agreement, but those which had signified an
acceptance of the invitation to take part in the
conference, before knowing tho nature of the
agreemi nt, had not since withdrawn. As an-
nounced, the conference will meet in the for-
eign oflice to-morrow. Only formal business
is to be transacted at the first session.
Lord Donernfle'H Life Threatened.'
Dublin, June 27.—A seditious notice has
been placarded at Doneraile, county Cork,
which threatens the murder of Lord Doner-
aile, and says the end must come to Rossinor-
ism and landlordism. It summons the luvinci
bli s to meet to day to arrange th» removal of
Paris, June 27.—It is reported that Admiral
Courbet has been instructed to demand a pub-
lic apology of China, as well as indemnity, for
violation of the treaty hy the Chinese at Lang
Lou, and in case China refuses to grant this,
the Frcncb fleet will bombard Chinese cities.
British Steamer Seized.
Gibraltar, June 27.—A Spanish revenue
cutter seized a British steamer a mile from tha
batteries, but sulwequently released the steam-
er, but took the passengers to Algeoiras as a
hostage. 'I he governor of Gibraltar has or-
Safety of French Troops.
Paris, June 27.—A dispatch from General
M iHot, from Hanoi, to day, states that the de-
tachment ordered to proceed to Laugsoa h in
safety at Dalle. The French troops are dis-
playing greut courage.
Duel at Paris.
PaSis, June 27.—A duel occurred to-day be
twetn Lalon, manager of La Pranoe, aud Vill
Piiard, manager of Le Paris. The former
The Monteplo Affairs. '
City op Mexico, June 27.—The retired
Monteplo bank bills were to-day. baroed in the
presence of government officials. The dlreo-
tors are regulating the bank's affairs and ex-
pect in a few weeks to redoem outstanding
bills, amounting to $1,000,000, at par.
A Collision at Sea.
Valparaiso, June 27 (via Panama).—A ool-
i lision occurred off PuntArenas,in the strait of
Magellen, between the steamship Cordillera,
: of the Pacific Steamship Navigation line, and
the French ironclad Reine Blanche. The bow
of the former was slightly damaged. The
ironclad was anchored without lights.
President Gonzales's Son Exonerated.
Citt of Mexico, June 27.—President Gon-
zales's son is exonerated from all blame for
the tragedy in which General Soto Mayor's
j son lost his life.
The New Criminal Code.
City of Mexico, June 27.—The new Crimi-
nal Code compels foreign business houses to
keep their accounts in the Spanish language.
Stringent Measures Advised.
Buenos Ayres, June 17 (via Panama.)—
Tlie officers of the exchequer advise the gov-
ernment to adopt stringent measures in its
conflict with the vicar of Cordoba.
Damaging to Commerce.
Iquiqok, Peru, June 27 (via Panama.)—The
heavy 1 ains last night will prove damaging to
Separation of Church and State.
Valparaiso, June 27.—In Congress, the;
Radical party unanimously voted the separa-
tion of the church and state.
FRANCE AND CHINA.
Further Particulars of the Reeent Conflict.
Paris, June 27.—Hanoi advices of the 26th
instant state that fighting occurred near Lang-
son between the Chinese garrison and the
French forces, and was continued two days.
Ten Frenchmen were killed and thirty-three
wounded. Two steamers have gone to succor
General Negrier joined the French columns
near Bak Le, and is awaiting further orders.
Tho Chinese generals Yuon Gly and No Ny
have 10,000 regulars between Bak Le aud
Arrival of General GrlfHn—The Rebels Massing.
Cairo, June 27.—General Griffin has arrived
and goes immediately to Assouan. The rebels
are massing near Abon Hamed. There was
increased firing at Kuakim last evening. The
conduct of tbe Egyptian troops is good.
Racing at Chicago—An Excellent Day's Sport.
Chicago, June 27.—The attendance at the
Chicago Driving park was good, the weather
cool and the track fast.
First Race—Club stakes, seven-eighths of a
mile. The starters were Swiney, Pilot, Bonnie
Australian, Vacillator, John Shepherd,
Floyd, Daly, Hespiro, La Belle N., Tom
Mooro, Boatman, Hollyrood and Hallway. A
bad start was made. JHoatmau and Pilot head-
ed tho other way aud were left. Australian
and La Belle N. raced half a length apart
almost to the finish, when Australian won by
a length, La Belle N. second, Vacillator a bad
In the Kecond race, Northwestern stallion
stakes for three year-olds, one and a half mile,
thestarters were Audrain, Jim Carlisle aud Jo-
quita. Joqnlta took the lead, and iti a quar-
ter of a mile had six lengths the best of it,
Audrain second, Carlisle third. No change oc-
currci for a mile, then Audrain moved up and
took the lead in the home-stretch aud won by
a length, Joquita second, Carlisle a very bad
In the third race, selling purse, mile and a
quarter, for all ages, the starters were: Little
Joker, Beechbrook, Belie Bird, Ceutreville
and Baritone. Centreville, the fovorite, ran
third until the lower turn was reached, when
Pelle Bird, who led, quit, anil Centreville
came on and won as he liked by five lengths,
1 'I'M I V„ii.... Ji HIT ggS
Beechbrook tecood and halt a length in front
erf Baritone, third. Time—8.18J^.
The fourth race; Plash stakes for two-year-
olds, half a mile. The starters were Belle
Pate, Muniche. Robert Brewster, Lady Craft,
Troaseau, Whisp, Isaac Murphy (formerly
Harry White), Court Ban and Oleander. After
some delay at the poat there was a bad start,
Trossenu ^favorite), Court Bar and Murphy
having the best of it. Murphy won easily by
three lengths, Trosseau second and Belle Pate
In the fifth raco purse, one nnd one-eighth
mile, tho starters; were Boulevard, Edwin A.
and Ella Rowlette. The favorite was Boule-
vard. In the first heat F.dwin A. took the lead
by a length, and wbb never headed, ami won
by a length, Boulevard second, two lengths be-
fore Rowlette. No time was taken. In tha
iecond heat Edwin A. and Rowlette raced
even to the half-mile post, when Edwin A. fell
back, and Boulevard took the second place at
the head stretch, but Edwin A. carnn up again
and took tho lead, and won in hand by a
length, Rowlette second, Boulevard a poor
Sixth Race—Selline purse for all ages
one mil& and a quarter. Starters: Foxhound,
Nimblefoot, Joe Starkes, Mart Borham, Euro-
pa and Virgie Hqfne, Nimblefoot took the
lead, Starkes (favorite) second, Home third,
Borham fourth. There was no change to the
homestretch, where Borham moved up and
come on in and won by two lengths, Starkes
second. There was a dead heat between
Home and Foxhound for tbe third place.
Colored Trainer Dead.
Chicago, June 27.—Bell Bird, the well-
known colored trainer, died here this morn-
ing at Washington park. He wa* in the em-
ploy of Captain Cottrell. He has had con-
sumption for a long time.
Cincinnati, Juue 27. — Metropolitans, 13:
St. Louis, June 27. —St. Louis, 4: Ath-
CHiCAno, June 27.—Chicago, 6; Provi-
Toledo, June 27.--Toledo, 9; Brooklyn, 1.
Washington, June 27. — Kansas City
Unions, 8; National Unions, 7.
Louisville, June27.—Louisville, 11; Wash-
Columbus, June 27.—Columbus, 4; Alle-
Boston, June 27.—Cincinnati Unions, 4;
Boston Unions, 0.
Baltimore, Juno 27.—Baltimore Unions, 7;
Chicago Unions, 4.
Cleveland, June-27.—Cleveland, 6; New
Detroit, June 27.—Boston, IS; Detroit, 1
Adverse Beclslon to a Tax Lery.
Chicago, June 27.—The statement in these
dispatches that the Superior Court had ren-
dered a decision sustaining the validity of the
city ordinance levying a tax of 2 per cent, on
the gross receipts of insurance companies
whose headquarters are outside of the State of
Illinois was incorrect. Tbe decision was in
the reverse, it holding that the tax can not be
collected under the ordinance. The city has
taken an appeal.
Meeting of Western Distillers.
Chicago, June 27.—The Western distillers
held a meeting here to-day and decided on the
busis for a new pool, which provides that tho
distilleries shall run at 28 per cent, of their
full capacity. The new pool will go into effect
on August 1, subject to the co-operation of all
distiller*. The meeting adjourned to aseer-
i tain whether united action was possible with
Nominated for Congress.
Cincinnati, June 27.—The Democrats of
tbe Sixth Congressional district renominated
W. I). Hall for Congress. G. H. Marsh and O.
D, Millett were elected delegates to tho Chi-
territorial ■ delegates in the main body of the
hall, no action ot importance iCas taken.
ndianafolis, June 27.—The Repnbliewn
of the Second distriot, in convention at Wash-
ington, to-day nominated Captain George G.
ltiiey, of Vmrertnes, for Congress.
Providing for Scan. 1
Chicago, Junt 27.—The sub-committee of
the National Democratic committee held iui-
other session to-day, but,beyond deciding np?n
certain minor changes in tue arrangements of
.tbe ball, by which «eata can he provided for
tegot - — • - - - - 1
i of ii
Pknsaoola, June 27.—The platform of the
Democratic State convention favors a liberal
provision for pablic schools, a liberal policy
on the part of the general government in the
matter of public improvements, invites immi-
fration and includes a resolution eulogistic of
ilden and naming- Cleveland as his successor.
l»u of Gas.
PirrsBtTROH, June 27.—Wm. Reed, of Se-
wickley, while drilling in a wild-cat oil well
on the Criswell farm, near Butler, Penn.,
struck a heavy vein of gas. The pressure is so
great that the roar from escaping gas can be
eaid for several miles.
Antl-BIalne Feeling Growing.
New York, June 27,—The Independent Re-
publican committee met to-day. Various re-
ports and letters were read, declaring that the
anti-Biaine feeling was growing. The call tot
a conference is receiving a greater number of
signers than was anticipated.
Vale Defeats Harvard at Base Ball.
New York, June 27.—The Yales defeated
the Harvards here to-day in a base-ball game,
by a score ot 4 to 2, and thereby wius the inter-
collegiate base-ball championship.
Broom Drill—Welcome it ain—Improvements—
Smelting Furnace-Political, Etc.
[Special to Tmt News.]
Ru&k, June 28.—The festival, a broom drill
for tbe benefit of the Cumberland Presbyterian
church, came off last night, and a brilliant
assemblage sat down to an elegant supper.
The receipts of the evening amounted to $100.
The refreshing showers in this section of the
county, recently, have cooled the atmosphere
and greatly benefited the suffering crops.
Work on the new brick buildings is unabated
and the structures are begiuning to assume
. •. Nearly all, or quite all of them will be
two storiv« high.
The smelting furnace of Lessors, Comer &
Farris continues to work like a charm, mak-
ing four runs a day. The yield is 52 per ceut.
and is ln ail respects satisfactory.
Ample provision is being made to give the
excursionists from Tyler to this place, on the
glorious fourth, a warm and gracious re-
be candidates are beginning to come out
and disclose their shining colore,
The corporation authorities are serioasly
considering tbe question of declaring as
vagrants all patent right, book and lightening-
rod agents, and putting them to work on the
Prospects— New Church Ediilce—Hyme-
[Special to Tee Nkws.1
Athens, June 28.—The weather for the past:
two weeks was fine, with occasional showors.
Crop prospccts are flattering, and farmers aro
elated over the outcome m the cotton crop.
The new Methodist church of this city is
completed, aud Bishop Parker is to preach the
dedication sermon. the 1st proximo, at which
time the district conference of the Tyler dis-
trict will be in session at this place. Quite a
number of eminent divlnos of tli«M. E. church
are expected to be present. Extensivo pre-
pnrations are being made by the good people
for their reception and entertainment.
D. R. Murchison, son of Colonel T. F. Mur-
chison, of this city, a promising and talented
young man, was married on tho 25th iuataut
to Miss Sallio Jack Miller, of Kickapoo, An-
derson county. Tho marriage took place nt
the residence'of the bride's mother, where
were assembled many friends of the happy
couple. The bride is highly accomplished and
beautiful. .The presents are numerous, haud-
s-ome and costly. Therejis to lie a grand recep-
tion in honor of the joyous event this eveuing
at the beautiful residence of the groom's
Athens lias a building boom. Six large
brick store-houses are in course of erection.
The people aro for Cleveland and McDonald.
diukot importer of
BKAWDXEI AND WINES,
And Wholesale Dealer la
ME BOURBON. RYE AND RECTIFIED WHISKIES
OF ALL GRADES,
Magsle's Building, 63 and (16 Strand, Gal Teuton, Tex.
All c*Bh orders promptly filled same as if parties
were here In person.
Vm. PAER. D. FREEM IN,
wm. parr & co.
DIRECT IMPORTERS OF
Portland and (Jerman Cement,
AND ENGLISH TILES.
Sealers in Rosen&ale Hydraulic de-
ment nnd all kinda of Build-
GALVESTON - - TEXAS.
Only standard brands kept. Full stocks always
To Slipers of Grail
Will deal largely in OATS and
WHEA T during the coming season, and
think it mould be well for parties in Hh
interior to quote me before placing else-
All orders for BAGS and TWINE
will be filled at lowest prices.
Tbe Pknii Iron Company,
410 Walnut Street, Philadelphia)
Wroiit Iron Beams, Esct Beams,
CHANNELS ANGLE AND TEK BARS.
TVroiiglit Iron Roof Trusses, Uirdera
8., 9. & S. A.
And all kinds of Iron Framing used ln theeoostrua-
tlon of Fire-Proof MMIngs, Patent Wrought Iron
Columns and Uullt-Up Shapes for Iron Bridges.
MILLIKEN & SMITH,
Kol» New York AtrrnU, 91 Liberty 81., N. V.
LEE IRON WORKS.
c. b. lee & co.,
Iron and Brass Founders
Steam Engines, Saw Mills,
BOILERS, MILL AND GIN GEARING,
Shaftta?, Pulleys, Brass and Iron
UTTartlcular attention given to orders tor Iron
Fronts and Caetlnm (or Buildings.
AU kinds of Job Work Solicited. Satisfaction
Corner Winnie and Thirty-second Ste.
(Near Itatlroau Depot),
Scud ue your Direct Orders and bo convinced.
General State Agents for '
))£V0LV!Nfi HEAD COTTON BINS,
hull 8 seed sep1rit0r gins.
COTTON PRESSES AND STEAM ENGINES.
Clarke's Sood-Cotton Gleaners*
A Full Stock on hand.
Send for revised price list.
No. 90 Strand. GALVESTON, Tex.
h. marwitz & co., Brown Cotton Gin
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
MAMLA & SISAL HOPE,
1ELLGW METAL, RAILS, BARS,
fNor York Extra Mm Bfcef, ROhe St
Bro. Fulton Market Beef.
All at Manufacturers' and Packers' prices—freight
NEW LONDON, COM.,
Makufactcdzbs or tbx
improved brown cotton sins
FEEDERS AND ('OSDB\SBHS.
A large stock on hand of all sizes, rendy for iaune
Joel A B F. Wolfe,
GENERAL AGENTS, (Southern Texas),
SIT and 219 Strand. aALTBSTON
LioiES approve of your smoking " Liltle Joker
MTTRDERERS AT LARGE.
Brlnh Favors and Monroe Ooldlron Break Jail at
ISpeolil to Tnis News.1
Stbphenville, June 38.—John C. Gllbreath,
sheriff of Erath county, offers $50 reward for
the arrest of each of Brink Favors and Mon-
roe Coldiron, who are under a life sentence,
having escaped from the Erath county prison
on June 19.
! Brink Favors is about twenty years old, five
feet eeven or eight inches high, slight build,
has small, delicate, boyish-looking features
| and swarthy, sallow complexion, and is of a
consumptive appearance; weighs 114 pounds,
wears No. G shoes; has rheumatism in right
leg, end of thumb is off (can't say how much
of it is gone), is slightly stoop-shouldered, talks
low and long; follows trading and trafficking
in stock; is illiterate, probably onlyabloto
write his name; will probably be found riding
a dapple, iron-gray stud, six years old.
Monroe Coldiron is about thirty years old,
about five feet eight or nine inches high,
weighs 144 pounds, wears No. 6 boots, black
bair, dark blue or dark gray eyes, short round
face, sharp nose; by occupation a farmer; pro-
bably a very small scar will be found on one
of his cheeks; dark beard, and hot very heavy;
when left was clean-shaved, with exception of
mustache and small goatee; talks but little, aud
in a low, kind voice; has a sister in Limestone
oounty by the name of Thompson; has a
brother in Madison county by the name of
Citizens who are in favor of having murder-
ers brought to justice should communicate
with John C. Gilbreath, sheriff of Erath
Mr. W. H. Gilbert, of Albany, Ga., under
date of May 8, 1884, says: Mr. Brooks, near
here, has nn eating cancer on his face which
had nearly killed him—evory one thought he
would be dead in a short time as nothing
seemed to stop the ravages of the cancer. He
commenced taking Swift's Specific two months
ngo, and it has had a wonderful effect on him.
He was yesterday so far recovered as to bo
out at bis work, and seems in a fair way to
get entirely well.
Treatise on blood and Skin diseases mailed
The Swift Specific Co.. Drawers, Atlanta,
Ga., 159 W. 23d St., N. Y., and 1305 Chestnut
Farmers have frequently been designated as
the backbone of the country, while on them
and their prosperity depends that of the peo-
ple. When agricultural products rule low in
price it necessarily results that other com-
modities must become cheaper. In prosporous
years, so called, it is seen that wheat and farm
products ure disposed of at high prices, and
the farmers are generous buyers. Trade is
thus stimulated and every one is happy. At
firepent values of agricultural products are
ow, and the effect is quickly seen upon all
branches of business.
eaten in the springtime, or any other season, are
liable to give one a bowel trouble, which can be
speedily checked by the use of Dr. Bigger's South-
ern remedy, tlie great, specific that will certainly
cure cramp colic, diarrhoea, dysentery, and restore
the little, one gradually wasting away from the ef-
fects of teething. Price, 50c. Ask your druggist
for it. Manufactured by Walter A. Taylor, Atlan-
ta, (la., proprietors Taylor's Premium Cologne
For sale by Thompson & Ohmstede, wholesale
dealers, and retail by J. J. Schott & Co., Galves-
Silt John Bennett, tho great English clock-
maker, stated at a meeting of tho balloon so-
ciety of England, last week, that tbe cheap
American ana Swiss watches and clocks were
being &o successfully introduced into Great
Britain that they were rapidly gaining prefer-
ence among the people aud ruining the Eng-
ra'pltution, dropsical swellioKs. dizziness. Indiges-
tion, headache,cu red by "Weill's Health Itenewer."
AND LACK VITAL EW3RCY?
Tho Howard Galvanic fihlrld and
our other Electro Galvanic, and
Muoetio Ajipliauces cure Nervoua
•PeWlitjv l'*raljrsis, Bbcumatism,
5 Low of Vital Energy Luna Back,
Kidney, Liver, Stomoek complaints,
nnd aro adtptcd to Kitueb 6KX,
These ara the very latest iaiprovcd.
and entirely different from bolts and
others as they posHivelygeneratecon*
tinuous currents without acids,caus-
ing no Irritation oltho skin
can b« worn at work as weU
aa rest-only noticeable to
wearer. Power regulated to
meet the different »Uh<!s of
N LY at once reach tho
of disease, as thpvaot
d upon Nervous Was-
t and Generative Ccn-,
Iters, speedily restoring tho
I vitality—which is Electrlc-
9 ity—drained from ih* sy*»
I tem by excesses o* indii-
I cretions, thoy thus in a
[ natural way overcomo the
r weakness without drugging
the stpnuKtfi. They willcure
»• » «very on»e short, of struct-
Bralaaj generation, and we are prepared to fumlali absolute
- Dof to support our^claims
r-Ilhwtrafcd Ptoaphlet Freo, WBont sealed for 4 o poutasa
CraJlHttHa | AMSftKMNCMhVAWIO OO
pNtAbnteii 31 g N. gtll «t«. 8t.LouH.MQ.
■ Absolutely cured in 80 to W
Fdays, by Dr. Pierce's Patent
rnetio Elaetlo Truaa.
in the world. Entirely differcntfroin
all others. Perfect Retainer, and is worn
y with ease and comfort night and dayi Cured
tho renowned Dr. J.filrnms of New York,
'OBd hundreds of others. New Illustrated
aiUN. Sixth at. at. Loula. Mo.
°ure Mmt, is scientifically
rerafldiea, ►riving it won-
the digestive organs,
-j* "jii^ARiAii fevers,itis in-
valuable, giving strength to overcome these maliir-
Highly-recommended by leading Phy.
wcians of Paris as atonic for Convalescents and Weak
persons,alsoifor lung diseases. R. Foiiucrn A Co..
Agents, N. Y. SOLD BY ALL DKTIGUI8TH. '
The Original "BUNEET "and "STARAND OBBB-
THE TRUE SOUTHERN PACIFIC.
71 Irs. to New York.
THE SHORTEST ROUTE
ARRIVING HOURS III Hf
OF ANT RIVAL LINE.
The Finest Equipment!
Surest Connections I
Houston'S 6:15 P. M.
Ar. New Orleans..., '6:80 A. M.
W»FblngtOD City.,,.Third Day 10:a0 ••
Baltimore •• 18:05 Noon
Philadelphia •• 2:37 P.M.
NEW 10RR •• 6:80 ••
To St. Louis, Chicago, Loaiiville, ; j
Cincinnati, Baltimore or
The Great California Roiiie
NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA,
COLTON, CAIi., LOB ANGELES, OAU,
RUMNEB, OAL., GOSHEN, CAL.,
FRESCO, CAL., MADEBA, CAL.,
MERCED, CAL.. SACRAMENTO, CAT...
LATHROP, CAL., SAN JOSE, CAL.,
And BAN FRANCISCO.
The management of this Great Transoosttneata
Route, wbloh has, until recently,
Longest Continuous Sleeping Car Sep-
tic© in the world, between
KeepinK an ever-watchful eye on the
ilrgt-el»«f travel, ha* decided to hove a fresh, I
oujfhly ventilafed car In waiting at Deming, and,
during the lunch interval," ■
Rage io naid car, "
same relative position
making no change but for the better. For infor-
mation regarding Rates. Time, etc., call on or ad-
dress the Agents, or THE G., H. AND 8. A. HAIL-
H P. NICHOLS,
Ticket Agent, Houston,
P. B. FREES,
Ticket Agent, Menger Hotel, San Antonio,
1. W. PElfiCE, Jr.,
G. P. Agent, Houston Tent.
Rice, Baulard & Co.
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS,
WALL PAPER AND WINJ
t Agents for the well known
READY MIXED PAINTS,. '
Galveston FaintjCo.'s Liquid Paint*.
The undersigned would call the attention of the
public td tlie fact that they nave recently com-
menced HERE IN GALVESTON the manufacture
of LIQUIP PAINTS, both white and colored, of va-
rious tints; and they believe that they can furnish
a superior article at a price so-loir as it can bo
fully ask the patronage of the public. JAB. W.
RICE, V. J. BAULARD, GEO. W. OOTTEBSIDBl
C. C. BEMIS.
FOR SALE OR FOR RENT.
THE TRUSTEES OF HERMANN 8EMINAHY,
at tlie next meeting, on the 12TII DAY OK
JULY, 1684, will consider bids for the sale of;
400 Acres School Land,
or for the rent of about 2000 acres lying and being
situated in Gillespie county. The trustees reserve
the right toreject any and all bids. Address
ROBT. F. UUEKR, Bec'y.
Frelsburg, Colorado Co., Tex.
will not blacken
orlnjure the teeth.
commend it aa
the best. Try it.
A SURE APPETIZER,
BEST TONIC KNOWN
will ouro quickly and completely Dyspepsia, Weakness,
Malaria, Impure Blood, Chills and Fever,
>»VsvQ | i
IN VAXU AI3LB
FOB LADIES AND FOB ALL
PERSONS WHO LEAD A SEDENTABY
It strengthens the
muscles, t ones and
It is a sure remedy
for diseases of
the Liver and
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