The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 129, Ed. 1 Friday, August 20, 1880 Page: 3 of 4
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We have been selling "Swift's 8. fclu-xjkie" r'or
j,ears. and regard it superior to anything known foi
ftseases it is recommended to cure. rf. J. Casss; .s.
Jtiomasville, Ga ; L. F. Greer «fe Co., Forsyth,-ja.;
Pbscberton. Sami.etjs & Reynolds, Atlanta. Ga:
oTlanta. Ga.. July 1. 1874.—We used ' Swift • P.
Specific" m the treatment of con riots ths p-st
yyir. and believe it is the only certain Known re»_i
e*y that wiil effect a permanent cure of diseases
tc* which it is recommended.
GRANT, ALEXANDER & CO.
$1000 K K \V A It D
^yili De paid to any jhemist who wiil find, on \\£»ly-
s£ of one hundred borles of S. 8. S.. one p'^de
01 mercurv, iodide potassium, or any mineral sub-
stance. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC COMPANY.
Proprietors, Atlanta Ga.
Sa>d by all druggists in Galveston CaCl for a
cop, of " Young Men's Friend."
THOMPSON, SCHOTT & CO., Wholesale Agents.
^ rOSITIVE CUKE
Withont medicine*. ALLAH'S SOLUBLE MEDICATED
BOUttlES. Patented Oct. 16, 1876. Oue bex
No. i will sure any case iu loar days, or U-ss
No, J will cure tne most oLAudfe case, V-J matter of
bow >«ng aianding.
NonmUMous done* of euhebs, copaiba, or sandal-
wood, that are certain to produce dyspepsui vy dcstroy-
»• the coatings ot tue stomach.
Price, $1.50. SOLD BY ALL DltCOTfSTS, or mailed
receipt m pric».
For further particulars s^nd for circular
V O. box 1,939. J. C. ALLA* * CO., 88 Johm st. New
W: ^ffer $500 reward for any caw they will not cure,
"'"ikik, safe, and sure eurw.
For Cliills end S'over
AND ALL DISEASES
Crimed by Mularlal PoI»o»Ibk of the Bl»o<L
A WARRANTED CURE.
Price, g 1 .OO. For salo by all Druggists.
TRAINS KUN DAILY
(EXCEPT SUNDAY )
Leave Honnton 9.30 A. m#
Arrive at Orange - 7.30 P. HI*
Leave Orange 6.30 A. 1*1.
Arrive at llouNton. 5.10 P. IV«
EQUIPMENTS PIRST CLASS.
This road taps the "long leaf pine" region at
Beaumont and Orange. where the best lumber and
keart-cypress shingles are manufactured.
f. A. H| BTOIf, Supt.
J. F. ( «OS8¥,
Vice President and General Manager.
CdARD LINE ROYAL MAIL STEAMSHIPS
Liverpool, boston and^
Fates of Saloon passage $80 and $100 gold, ac-
cording to accommodations. Steerage passage to
ind from Galveston by ail rail or steamer to New
k'ork. Liverpool, Queenstown, Belfast, Derry,
Bristol. Cardiff and all other parts of Europe at
J. N. SAWYER, .1 jent, 54Strand.
CHAS. G. FRANCKLYN, Esq., Agent,
4 Bowling Green, New Yoric
&ALYEST0N & Iff UK
Consisting of the following named
STATE OF TEXAS Capt. Nickerson.
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO " Bui rows.
KIO GRANDE * " Pennington.
kARONDELET " Beck.
COLORADO 14 Bolger.
Freljht and I mm* raiser at Lowest Rates*
One of the above named steamships will leave
few York every SATURDAY, aud Galveston for
5f»w York every WEDNESDAY, and on Saturday,
irhen the trade requires.
No freight iaken in transit from Western Texas
Steamship RIO GRANDE,
Will sail for New Yoric. via Key West.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18, 1SS0.
For freight or passage apply to
J. N. SAW YER, Agent,
54 Strand, Galveston.
C. H. MALLORY & CO.. Ager.ts,
Pier tf). East River, New York.
Will II TEXAS ft.illRO.ie
For -Mew Orleans, arid all points beyond by
Rail. Steamers lea v.3 evorv 8WdaY, TUESDAY.
'?HURsDa1 ana FRIDAY, at 12 m, witii idails and
For Indianola, every SUNDAY and WEDNES-
DAY at 4 p. m. Freights and passengers forwarded
to Victoria and Cuero, via Gulf. Western Texas and
Paciflo raiiv-av. and to Corpus Clarlett, Rock-
port. ri'ltoa and St. 1*1 a ry'*, by s ill vessels,
making p ompt conne-tion at Indifnols.
For nrownsTille, every EIGHT DAYS, or as
Soon thereafter es practicable.
CHAS. FOWLER) General Agent.
STARR S. JuNES, ticket ugent, office Tremont
DM MCI MHIilllCi).
THIS USE OF
TUGS AND BARGES
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
All claims for lessor damages promptly adjusted.
U1 goods insured by this company while in transit
>n their barges. After landing same the insurance
risk of this eomponv ceases.
« IIAS FOWLER, Pres't.
.1. .F. ATKINSON, Sup't.
J. O. KISIIPALGH, Airent.
Bollinger, Jack A Mott,
No, 122 PostoflBce Street,
wALTER gbksham. S. W. JONES.
. Gresham & Jones,
SiCOliNSELORS IT LAW
No. 125 Postoflice Street,
E. P. Turner,
A. TTORNE T
And Counselor at Law,
fo. 62 iUain Street, Houston, Texas.
Practices in State Courts a! Houston, Supreme,
Appellate end Federal C urts at Galveston.
ial w. Greer. D. e. Greer.
tREER & (JREER,
LAWYERS AND LAND AGENTS,
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas.
Usual reduction for attending to business given
is by the profession.
J. W. CARTWRIGHT,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
PALE6TIN E TEXAS.
Collections promptly attended to.
LUTHER W. CLARK,
ATTORNEl -A T-LA W,
Is Notary Public for Brazos County.
J. H. MeLEARY.
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
j. r. raldr1dgs.
J. & J. R. Baldridge,
IND DEALBRS !JJ EXCHANGE,
CI M. AND H. RAILROAD,—TIME
F., "lsble No. 63—In effect MONDAY, Aug. 9, '80:
J Daily (except (_ AiiRiys
| Sunday.) \ at houst<.n.
w ftn , „ .< Union Depot 1,32 a.m.
i H. andT.C. Depot 7,5'J a.m.
Connect with II. and T. C. and G.. H. and 8. A.
railways, T. and N. O. R. Ry.
9,05 a. m. (Daiiy) Union Depot 11,45 a.m.
Connect with I. and G. N. R. R.
1 OOp m Dailv J Union Depot 1,40 p.m.
uaiiy 1 a. and T. t. Depot ti.OO p.*.
Connect with H. and T. C. railway and G., H. and
S. A. railway.
LSAVB j ^ ) ARRIVE
houston. I f at galveston.
7,40 a. m . II.& T.C.Depot < 1A AR . „
8.00 a. m.. Union Dep«.t. \ 10.45 a. m.
Connect with H and T. C. Ry.; G., H. and S. A.
Ry.. and L and G. N. R. R.
4,00 p. M„ ) Daily (except
Union Depot. '( Sunday),
8.18 R «: Hu"n'rSPOt |Dailv....11.40 P. «.
Connect with H. and T. C. Ry.; G.t H. and S. A.
Ry., and T. and N. O. Ry.
Through Ticke s and Baggage Checks to all
points. Berths in Sleeping Cars secured at Union
Ticket Office. No. 116 Tremont street; or at Union
Depot, loot of Tremont street.
THO.TIAS F. FISHER,
Act'g Gen. Pass. Agt.
CHARLES G. CLIFFORD, Union Ticket Agent.
6.45 P. m.
BI1I8 A¥D BASTKE3.S.
DAVIDSON & CO.,
No. 52 Wall St., New York,
Having had twenty ve.irs experience as
" IIS IS FOREIGN EXCHANGE,
Offer their services for t'ie negotiation of Bills in
thirf city, drawn against shipments of Cotton and
Produce. Correspondence solicited.
fAS. GARITTY. JOS. HUSSY.
GARITTY & HUEY,
Will give prompt attention to collections, and
Wscount Csrucana accei>ra*c«s.
Bennett, Thornton & Lockwood,
II« OPERATION BETWEEN
GALYESTOjN" AND HOUSTON,
GALYESTON A^D BRENHAM,
TIME TABLE NO. &-In effect August 2,1880:
Leave Galveston I Arrive Brenham
6 a. m. | 18.15 p. m.
Runs Daily, except Sunday, connecting at Rosen-
berg Junction with G., B. and S. A. Road for San
Antonio aad all other points on that ine. and at
Bn*nha«a with Houston and Texas Central Railway
for Ledbefter. Giddings, McDade and Austin.
Leave GnVveston | Arrives Houston
10.45 a. m. I 1.55 p. m.
Connecting at Houston with the L and G. N. for
all points on that line and all points
NORTH, EAST AND WEST.
Leave Houston I Arrive Galveston
A. m. I 10.05 a. m.
Train runs DAILY, connects wrth L and G. N.
Railwav at Houston and with train from San An-
tonio at I*$9iroe Junction at 7.20 a. m.
Leave Brenham J Arrive Galveston
2 p.M. i 8.16 P.M.
Connecting at Rosenberg Junction with G., H.
and S. A. Rati way.
Through Tickets and Bapjage Checks
to all points aud Bertht In Sleeping Cars
UNION TICKET OFFICE,
Corner Tremont and Market Sts.
Or at UNION DEPOT,
Foot of Tremont St.
OSCAR G. MURRAY,
General Passenger Agent*
J. Mo MILLER,
Union Ticket Agent.
MERMTIOttL sS ROUTE
The Direct Line
FROM AND TO
ATTENTION OF PASSENGERS
is invited to the time of arrival and departure of
trains at the cities named in the following
New Time Card.
Daily North i
Lv. 4.15 p. m. San Antonio
■' 11.00 a. m. Galveston
** 1.45 p. m. Houston
•" 9.45 a. m. Austin
Ar.10.40 Round Rock
•11.29 •• Taylor
•• Si. 10 p m. Heiarne
7.30 • .Crockett (Supper)
•• 9.35 •* 'Palestine
•• 2.10 a. m. Tyler
•• 2.10 •* i Long view
.. 3.50 .. Marshall
.. 7.35 .. |Texarkana (Breakfast).
.. 2.25 p. m. Little Roek (Dinner)...
.. 8.13 .. I Walnut Ridgre (Supper)
,.11.05 . Poplar Bluff
.. *.55 A. m. Arcadia (Dinner)
.. 2.55 .. Cairo
.. 6.55 .. |8t. Louis
.. 5.35 P. m . Indianapolis
.. 8.00 .. '.Chicago
.. 5.50 ... Cincinnati
.. 7.50 a. m.'Pittsburgh
.. 3.25 p. m. Harrisburg—
.. 2.36 .. ~ *•*
.. 1.25 ..
.. 6 45 ..
,. 8.30 ..
.. 11.00 ..
.. 9.55 a.m.
.. 3.25 p.
.. 5.00 .
Washington, D. C
7.00 p. m. Ar.
5.00 a. M.
I.50 •* •*
3.45 *• -*
2.45 - *•
1.46 •• ••
10 .4 3 p. M. •*
7.06 • •*
5.11 •• ••
12.35 * Lv.
12.40 • *•
10.05 AM. -
7.30 .. —
1.20 .. "
7.35 p. M. "
4.43 .. ..
1.08 .. **
12.80 .. •
9.1-0 A. M. ..
II.00 p. m. ..
8 30 .. ..
6.60 .. ..
6.30A. M. ..
8 10P.M. •*
9.10 .. ..
5.55 .. ..
5.30 A M. ..
12.30 .. ..
I 8.40 p. M. ..
Atlanta I 8.00
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS,
Columbus, Ky., via Poplar Bluff,
FOR THE SOUTHEAST,
And in the
UNION DEPOT, ST. LOUIS,
MORNING EXPRESS TRAINS
IN ALL DIRECTIONS.
Pullman Palaoe 81eepin* cars between Houston
and St. Louis without change.
bt. Louis and Texas Fast Freight Line. Through
Cars! No transhipment! Quick time!
Special inducements to Immigrants. They will
And it to their interest to see the country along this
Line before deciding to settle elsewhere.
For through tickets and information apply to
J. H. MILLER, corner Tremont and Market sts.,
J. S LA NDRY. ticket clerk. Union depot. Honston.
A. A. GALLiA'iHr.K. ticket Sierk. Hearne.
V. J. La VVLES8, ticket clerk. Austin.
J. Itt. BOKN, Jr., soliciting freight and pas-
senger airent. Houston.
R. S. HAKES, President.
H. 71. HON IE* vice president andgren'l sup't,
A LIjEN IflLc COl', gaueral freight and passen-
General Offloes: Palestine, Texas.
Collections soli cam) our in. points
m the State. fWnmrmnl paper mirr^ntti
I^REEHOLD INSTITUTE, Freehold, N. J.
Boys thoroughly prepared for best Colleges and
for Busines. Rev. A. G. chambers, Principal.
TH E Clarens Home School for Girls offers every
advantage for thorough education. Location
healthy.Terms moderate.4th session begins Sept.15,
"80.Add.Miss Virginia Mason.box 305,Alexandria,Va.
rilHE GALVESTON FINALE AOADE-
X MY wiil resume its session the 2d Wednesday
(8th) of September. Terms as heretofore, except
strictly in advance. MRS. J. S. GOODWIN.
and Connections. The Only Line running through
the Central aad best portions of the State of
Pasienter Express Trains and Daily
East Freight Linos Between
imS & KANSAS CiT^ST. MIS k CHICAGO.
Pullmae's P»lare Sleeping Cars Eacli
Way, Datly, \Tithont Change, between.
ST. LOUIS ANI) HOUSTON,
VIA SEDALIA AND M1SS0EEI PACIFIC RAILWAY,
Tlie Short Line!
Pullman'** Palace Sleeping: Cars Each
Way, Witliout Ckanse,
Between Dallas & St. Louis,
VIA VUillA, AND ST. LOUIS 4 SAN FRAKCISCfl R'Y.
From or to any point in (jreat Britain or Continent
of Lurope, via the
HOUSTON & TEXAS CENTRAL R'Y,
And all-rail to New York, thence via North-German
Lloyd. National White Star, Anchor, Inman and
Cunart steamship Lin^s. On sale at
(ialwtton, < alTert, TCcKinney,
Htfnuion, Ware, Sherman,
ilempsiead^ Corskana, VenlKos,
Austin, Hearne, I^alias,
Special inducements to emigrants and people de-
siring to settle in tbe State.
For information as to rates of passage and
freight, rentes, etc., apply in person, or by letter, to
J. iC. HOiiAN. General Immigration Agent, or to
E. D. TRUE, C. B. GRAY,
A. G. F. A. A. G. P. A.
A. II, SWANSON, ,T, WALDO,
Gen 1 Supt. G. F. & P. A.
whiiiutuh. ..muriuaj, VJClOOtT 13, 1WU. UOUTM Of StU
|two Annual Terna«, «*ren month® each. Stadonta
to Mnior elm on examination. Tuition. *00 per term.
iddlMi, BMBY BITOHCOCX, Dan of Io«U.
No. 59 FRANKLIN ST., BALTIMORE, MD.
MRS. H. P. LEFEYRE, Principal.
This Boarding and Day School for Young Ladies
will reopen Thursday, September 16th.
SOUTHERN HOME SCHOOL FOR GIRLS.
197 & 199 N. Charles st., Baltimore, Md.
Mrs. "W. M. Cart, Miss Cart.
Established 1842. French the language of the school.
VIRGINIA FBHALE INSTITUTE,
Mrs. Gen. J. e. B. Stuart. Principal. Full corps of
efficient teachers. The session begins Sept. 16 and
continues 9enos The expense of Board, &c., includ-
ing the academic course. $250; the same with music,
languages and elocution,$3!*0.Location,in the health
ful valley o? Va. For particulars apply to the Pri'pl.
ALBEMASLE KIGALI INSTITUTE
Charlottsville. Va. Twenty-fourth session be-
gins Oct. 1. 1880. Faculty able and experienced. In-
struction thorough. Equipment complete. Loca-
tion most desirable for health, beauty and accessi-
bility. Advantages unsurpassed. Terms extreme-
ly low. Apply for catologue to principals.
R. H. RAWLINGS, A. M., W. P. DICKINSON.
ST. LOUIS SEMINARY
S«nd for Catalogue of this Select School fbr higher Edn.
cation of joitr.g women, located in the most beautiful
and health/ of St. Lonit it>burb«. Buildinei aommodious,
ground * large and elegant—* delightful Home. Num-
oers limited. Pupi'.t may remain througk summer
Taca*ion. Advantages of b»tti country and citT. Exp«ases
Moderate. AudreM Pri*., B. T. £L£WSTT, L.JL. I>
Farmdale, Franklin Co., Ky,
Oldest Military School in the southwest.
S6TH YEAR BEGINS SEPTEMBER 6.
Six miles out of Frankfort, Ky.
For Catalogue, etc., address a« above.
TEXAS LAW SCHOOL.
LAW DEPARTMENT OF EAYLOR INIVERSITY.
The annual tkhti for isso-issi
will commence at Brenham on MONDAY, the
4th day of October, i860, and continue for eight
J. E. SHEPARD, BreRham, Tex.
S outlier ii Ivy.
IF YOU ARE GOING FROM
TEXAS TO ST. LOUIS,
OR ANY POINT NORTH OR EAST 7
Get Your Tickets, Bagjajre Checks and
Sleeping Car Berths
Over the International and Great Northern. Texas
ftn.i Pacific and St. Louis, Iron Mountain
and Southern Railways,
TEXAS m ST. LOUIS
It is 140 Miles tne Shortest aad 12
Hours the Quickest Route.
PULLMAN SLEEPERS, HOUSTON TOST. LOUIS
ts19 milks,i. WITHOUT CHANGE.
For particular information, call upon or address
C. 11. R19INA9i,
Southwestern Pasaengpr AgMit, S. L„ I. M. aad 8.
Railway, Houston. Texas.
J. ill. HORN, Jr., Freight Aft., Houston. Tex.
For the Hiarher Etlm-ation of Women.
The thirty - fourth annual
SESSION WILL COMMENCE
Monday, S^i timber 6.
The music and art departments are under the di-
rection of eentlemea widely known as eminent
teachers. Lectures and exereisws in the normal
school department through the year, Fer cata-
logues adareis the president. J. H. LUTHER,
Galveston Female Institute
MISS E. H. NORTON. PRINCIPAL.
Session begins monday, sept. 6.
For particulars, apply to Principal, during
school hours, at Institute,
Corner Avenue H and 19th Street;
At other times at Residence, Corner Eighteenth
TEXAS MEDICAL COLLEGE
GALVESTON, - TEXAS.
Regular Conrie Commences Oct. 18«'80
For circular or other information, address
J. F. Y. PAINE. M. D., Dean.
Galveston Female Seminary
and Normal Institute.
HIS NON-SECTARIAN SCHOOL will
be reopened beptember 16 at th»- school-room in
i Eaton Chapel, under the direction of Mrs. W.
E. Danellv. Principal, and Mrs. A. M. Campbell, as-
sisted by Jkliss Helen Danelly. Latin taught "with-
out extra charge. Facilities will be furnished for
the study of French, Orma* and Italian at pro-
fessors charges. Pupils from the country can ob-
tain board at moderate rates with one of the teach-
ers. b'or further particulars see circulars,
N. B.—No boys received.
Wesley an Female Institute,
Opens ITS THIRTi-FIRST SEt-
s.on September ^0, l*fc0. Among the first
schools for young ladies in the United States. Cli-
mate unsurpassed. Surroundings beautiful. Pupils
from seventeen states „and all sections of Texas.
AMONG THE LOWEST TERMS IN THE UNION.
Terms—Board washing, lights, English course,
Latin, French, for each half ©f the scholastic
All extras verv low. For catalogue address
REV. WM. A. HARRIS, D. D., President,
BOARDING i DAY SCHOOL,
284 MeKinney St., Houston, Texas.
THE 21ST SCHOLASTIC TEAR OF
this institute commences Sept. 1. 18*0 The lo-
cation is pleasant, and the home comfortable. No
pains will be spared to merit a continuance of the
patronage bestowed during he past twkntt teaks.
All the branches necessaav for an accomplished
and solid education faithfully taught. The terras
are moderate both for boarders and day scholars.
For prospectus address.
miss hi. B. browne, Directress.
Augusta Female Seminary,
MISS MARY. J BALDWIN, Principal.
This institution continues to
increase in prosperity from year to year. It
offers superior.advantagr#^s in location, in its build-
ings and arrounds, in its general appointments and
sanitary arrangemenits full corps of superior
and experienced teachers; its unsumasFe 1 advan-
tages in Music, Modern Languages. Elocution. Fine
Arts. Fhysical Culture, and instruction in the Theo-
ry and Practice of Cooking; the successful effort
made to secure health, comfort and happiness; its
opposition to extravagance; its standard of solid
scholarship. For full particulars, apply to the
Principal for catalogues.
SYMPTOMS OF A
the Oacls part, undert^eahoulder-
I 5IS3er^ullnoss afCerMI
acra e juty'.'Wlzzm^T^uBf
, _ >ta before the eyes,
night, liighiy colored Urine.
IF THSSE "W ARJTTlfGS ARE TJHHEZDSD,
SERIOUS DISEASES WILL SOON BE DEVELOPED*
TUTT'f PILLS are esperi&Ily adapted to
evek euec, oac dose effects Buck arhioge
of feeltsff n» tgntstewiali tke sufferer.
A Noted Divine says:
®r. TUTT:—Dear Sir: For ten years IhAve bean
. martyr to Dyapapai*, Constipation and Pilaa.
^priacroar PillawarerascsimeDdad; I uaed
[ ib Mw a wsl 1 iuul nave good appetite, di|
' r "tee*.
good appetite, di»««tion
body to Tsks •« Flesh, thus the system is
senrikkedf aud fey their Tomie Action on the
Oiffestivo Argass, Keffalajr Steels are pro-
dnced. Price t6 cents.
Grat HLaib or wsxikrrs changed to a Gloss?
Buox by a Moxlt application of tnia Dvs. It im-
parts a Hafro*-3.1 Oolor, acta Instaataaeoualy. Sold
DT Dracgiata. or Mat by express on raoaipt of 91-
Office, 35 Murray St., New York,
BICORU'S VITAL RESTORATIVE
Has bees scrutinised see Indorsed to/the Academy
of Medicine ot Paris, and stood the test of over
half a centurv as a specific for Nervous and Physi-
cal Debility, due to wasting of the manly power from
oerVUa causes. There is a well known principle in
animal physiology, that no vital action can take
place exceot through the acency of the nervous
sysvem. ll the nerve power in any organ ia weak-
ened. then that organ is weak. Dr. Rloord s Vital
Restorative is a purely vegetable ptlL Can be had
of Levawsor, 10 bis rue RiobeUea, Parts, France, ot
of Dr. 8 B. ftgeamond, sole agent for the United
featee. Singer building. 84. Louie, Mo. Three dol-
lar* per box of 100 pills, aad four tianoe the qoaa-
Utr for $10. Sent by mail upea receipt at
Bold by wholesale and retail druggists.
CHICAGO SCALE CO.
300 Different Varieties «f Best Quality.
2-Ton Wason Scales, $40; 3-Ton, $60;
4-Ton, $60; including Beam Box.
KAA-lb BBA9S COTTON B1A1H AND
$ UU FRAME. $45. Used for 15 years by
Weightmasters of the largest transfer depot® in
the world for inspecting provisions and predscts
of the soil, and pronounced the most convenient,
aceurate and durable of any Scales made. Im-
mense sales, low expenses, universal satisfaction
the reason for Lew Prices, which the com-
bined capital of old monopolies can not change.
Full Price List Free. Wholesale and Retail Orders
promptly filled by MITCHELL A SORUGO,
General Agents. Dallas. Texas.
Mildest ever known, cura
NESS, I NDICESTiON ami
Tone ud the tvft*m and reitorc health to
jfferlng from general debilit" —
nervousness. Sold by all Drupeists.
general debility and
j all Drupcists.
as Cents per Box.
Cost of Ground*!, Bnildinir* and Appa*
ratlin, $500,000. Endowment (st
7 per cent.), $600,000. Num-
ber ot StudentH Lawl Year,
485, from 15 States.
The ACADKTiir, biblical and
Liiw Departmen t open SEPTEMBER 1: the
Pharmaceutical. Medical, iind Dental Departments
open OCTOBER 1.
FEES (payable in alvanceWIn th^ Academic
Department, $65; Biblical, S15; Law, $100; Medical,
$65; Pharmaceutic. 1. $65: Dental. $90.
B ""ARD. with furnished lodgings, from $14 to $*30
a m >ntk.
bix Scholarships (each $100) are annually awarded
to successful under*, raduates.
fhree Graduate Fellowships, at $*>00 each, and
one Post Graduate Fellowship, at $500, annually
awarded. For Catalogue, address
L. C. GARLAND, Chancellor.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.
he copartnership hereto*
fore existing under the firm name of Magale A
Burnham, doing business in Galveston and Waco,
Texas, as wholesale liquor dealers, is this day dis-i
solved by mutual consent of the parties interested.
Martha A. Masrale will collect all debts due the
Galveston hotw«. and pay all its liabilities. R. B.
Burnham will collect all debts due the Waco house,
and pay all its liabilities.
MARTHA A. MAG ALE,
R. E. BURNHAM.
Galveston. August 1,18fe0.
Referring to the above
notice. tn« undersigned, the widow of the lat
J. r. Magale, begs to announce to the patrons of
the old firm and the public generally, that she wiil
continue the business as heretofore conducted a',
the old stand. Nos. 63 and 65 east Strand, Galveston,
under the firm name of J. F. Magnle. Mr. Dan
Cavitt, who, for the past five j ears. na* been in the
employment and confidence of my late husband,
will exercise supervision of the business, and will
sign trie firm name by procuration. The stock is
large, and a complete and varied assortment of
goods will be constantly kept on hand, to which the
attention of the trade is invited.
MARTHA A. MAGALE.
Galveston, August 1. 1880.
28 WEST 26TH ST.. NEW YORK.
MRS. P. R BYRNE.
Refers to Alf. H. Pierson, Galveston.
The ensuing session, the ssth,
On the loth of September , 1SS0.
Pupils are admitted for a single session, or for the
entire period of school life, including vacations.
The Board of Instruction. Government, etc., con-
sists of eighteen persons—seven gentlemen and
eleven ladies. Tne concentration of varied and ele-
vated culture in the Faculty, high social and moral
influences, ample and beautiful premises in a
region unrivaled for picturesque scenery and redo-
lent of health, combined with high standards and
vigilant discipline, adapt this school to the wants of
those who seek rvi»» best advantages. Apply to
CHAS. L. COCKE. A. M., Superintendent,
Botetourt fcip ings, Roanoke county, Ya.
ROUTE—Via New Orleans or Memphis, to Salem,
Ya.. on A. M. and O. railroad.
REFERENCE may be made to the following
patrons: Gen. T. N. Waul. Hon. Guy M. Bryan,
5lr. J. J. Hand. Galveston; Gon. J. B. Jones. Dr.
F. D. Wooton. Austin; Col. J. L. F. Miller, Gon-
zales; J. W. Blakely, Esq., Richmond; Maj. B. H.
ville; Capt. L. D. Bradley, Fairfield.
COLLEGE OF TEXAS.
BA1LWAY DEPOT AND P0ST0FFICE,
college station'. texas.
john G. jajiks.
President and Prof. Mental and Moral Philosophy.
j. r. cole, a. me,
Professor English Language and Literature.
C. P. ESTILL, A. id.,
Professor Ancient Languages.
h. H. dinwiddie,
Professor Physics and Chemistry. ,
Professor Modern Languages.
D. P. SyilTH, TI. D.,
Prof. Biology, Hygiene and Veterinary Science-
c. c. georgeson,
Professor Horticulture and Agriculture.
ie. l. m'innis. a. -ti.,
franklin van winkle, iii. e.,
Professor Engineering. Mechanics and Drawing,
and Superintendent of Shops.
capt. geo. t. olmsted, jr., u.s.a.,
Commandant of Cadets.
Fifth Annual Session Begins Oct. 1, '80.
The PLAN of instruction Em-
braces two courses of four years each: 1. Agri-
culture. 2. Engineering and Mechanics. In addi-
to which there are full optioual courses in the
French. Spanish. German. Greek and Latin lan-
guages, without extra charge Unusual facilities
are thus supplied for literary culture as well as for
practical and scientific instruction.
Board, tuition, fuel, lights, washing and medical
attendance only $160 for the academic year, pay-
able quarterly in advance.
Applicants for admission must be at least 15
years old. and should be fairly proficient in ele-
mentary English branches.
Manual labor is not compulsory, but students
who desire to reduce their expenses by working on
the farm or in the shops will be employed at fair
wages, as their services may be needed."
For catalogue giving full details, address
Mineral Water Medicine.
mHE PATHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF
JL the water over diseases is thus .'ar and no fur-
ther. and then rapid recuperation, pounds per
week. Board—per month. $30; per week, $8; per
day. Si 25. Owing to professional dunes, I wish to
rent, or lease the place. Business good, summer
and winter. Address, H. N. BURDITT,
Prop.. Box 3. Luliftg, Texas.
WILL COMMENCE ITS THIItD AS-
t f nual Session, with a full corps of tethers, on
September 1, Corner of Winnie and 16th sts.
EDWARD LIVINGSTON, A. M., Principal.
It is rumored that the Central railroad will
run from Eastland, via Breckenridge, to the
coal beds on the Clear Fork.
The Texas aud Pacific railway company re-
ports that it is the owner of lands in Texas as
To 8083 25-85 certificates of 640 acres each,
acquired by the construction of 404 W7-
5330 mil-^s of railway and filings, under
an act of the Texas legislature, passed
May 2. 1873 5,173,302
To 286 certificates of 640 acres each, ac-
quired by purchase, with other property
of the Southern Pacific railroad com-
To211^j certificates of 640 acres each, ac-
quired by purchase, under an order of
sale by the United States circuit co urt... 135,360
Total. 85S0 H9-S8 certificates, or 5,491,702
Less 1000 certificates transferred to the Fi-
delity Insurance. Trust and Safe Deposit
company, of Philadelphia, in trust ~.... 640,000
Total number of acres owned by the
About 80,000 acres of the lands now held by
the Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit
company are held in trust.
The following is a list of unsold lands and
the counties in which they are located:
0,456 Palo Piuto ..
5.349 W ilbarger...
News Office, Thursday, Aug. 19, 1880.
The provision markets in the west were
stronger again to-day, and dry salt meats at
St Louis advanced 5 to 10c. Bacon also took
a very sharp upward turn, and short clear
sides advanced 30c,clear rib and long dear 35c,
but shoulders remained unchanged. Kansas
City advanced meats Pork was firm at
$15 75 cash at St. Louis, but closed in Chicago
$17 for September and $16 90 for October.
Novembers took a spurt from $12 75 last even-
ing to $13 30. Lard was active and advanced
37%c on Septembers and 35c on Octobers.
The grain markets locally are very quiet.
There were sales to-day of 1200 bushels at quo-
tations. Western markets were a fraction
better. No. 2 wheat advanced %c. at St.
Louis for cash and August, the price for each
being the same, Septembers and Octo-
bers were off but the year closed %c.
higher than yesterday, at 89%c. At Chicago
spring wheat declined %c. on Augusts, but the
coming months were }£(&%c. higher.
Corn and oats were in better demand at St.
Louis. September corn, 36>£c.; September
oats, 24%c. The market here is very quiet,
ana —72. "asier.
The hide and wool markets were very
The leading staple showed more strength to-
day, and the improvement at Liverpool was
accepted by the best informed authorities as
the result of an improved trade at Manches-
ter. The quality of the receipts of raw cotton
in point of staple is excellent, but it is not of
good color, rather dull and grayish.
Trade continues active and buyers nu-
merous. There is also less circumspection
exercised in the limiting of orders to staple
goods, and general lines are taken more freely.
Coffee continues in active request, and prices
are again %c. higher.
foreign exports of flour.
The bark Lord Collingwood, which came so
hear being lost, is now ready for sea, and has
on board over 200 barrels of Galveston-made
flour, destined for the Liverpool market. It was
ground in the Texas Star mills, within a block
of the cotton exchange, and is the second ship-
ment made by this company. The first went
by the steamship Hallauishire.
the future of cotton—novel theories.
A correspondent of the New York Bulletin
has some original views on the staple, which
are appended in fall:
Baltimore, August 10.—To the Editor of
the Commercial Bulletin: " Waiting for some
thing to turn up " in the cotton market is gro jr
ing tedious, and the old regulars, who have
made their profits when the southern sellers
break the market for them, are losing confi-
dence in the sagacity of the planters, who per-
sistently refuse 10>f "or even 10 cents for their
ootton in the face of a 6,000,000 bale crop. Al-
lowing for damage by worms, rust, rain and
an average picking season, tbey calculate a
crop of 6,000,000 of bales, and all for sale,
without buyers. Speculators will not take it;
spinners without a market even with goods at
the minimum price: things look gloomy. The
mills are running on full time, and the lower
the price of their products the more they
are bound to make: and yet the visible
and invisible supply is "greater than
last year. It happens once in twenty years
that a bottom, middle and top is made and
saved. It occurred in 1359 and '60, and prices,
as in 1879 and ?80, were good. Hmall crops
bring small prices, because people are cautious
and will not trade. Let it once be a fixed fact
that the crop of *81 and '82 will exceed the
crop ot '79 and '80, we will have a boom ex-
ceeding in violence and duration the boom of
last season. If disasters overtake the present
crop, the dullness of trade will be as disastrous
a? a panic. Speculators will toy with the sta-
ple, spinners and shorts will suffer, and the
country generally relaps into sluggish econo-
my. and general "business will languish. Fruit-
ful years are bad for shorts in the leading sta-
ple products. -Yours, eta, Observer,
thirty thousand tons of ties.
The Boston Bulletin informs its readers that,
according to the present estimates, 30,000 tons
of cotton hoop-iron will be required to biud
the forthcoming cotton crop and put it in a
transportable condition. The only element of
uncertainty in this estimate is in regard to the
amount of"the crop itself. Statisticians posi-
tively predict a G.000,000-bale crop, and as the
present invariable method of fastening the
bales is by iron bands, six to a bale, it follows
that 06,000,000 such bands will be required
to tie up the entire crop. These bands
are of uniform weight and thickness
and 1200 of them weigh a ton, and hence
80.000 tons of them will be required, if the
prognostications of the statisticians are ful
filled in regard to the size of the crop. The
bands, or cotton ties as they are called, are
usually put up in bundles of 30 each, with the
same number of buckles strung upon one of
the inside bands. As each band has a length of
11 feet, it might be remarked parenthetically
that the 30,000 tons referred to will comprise
306,000,000 feet, or 75,000 miles of hoop iron.
Last year the average price at which the ties,
with their buckles, were sold to the planters
and compressers was $2 50 per bundle, or $100
per ton. If the same price is paid this year
the total cost of the entire crop will be
cotton brokers and commission men.
The Boston Commercial Bulletin says: This
city is still more largely interested in the do-
mestic cotton trade of the United States than
is New York. The great majority of the mill
treasurers have their offices here, and this is
the center in which all kinds of mill supplies
and machinery are purchased. And the raw
material, although bought in the south, and
shipped from thence directly to the mills, is
largely purchased through commission mer-
chants and brokers having their headquarters
iiere. These commission men and brokers
have their correspondents aud agents at south-
ern points, and it is customary for the latter
to come on here in large numbers and vi&it
their customers and inquire into trade pros-
pects just previous to the movement of the
Among the southern buyers who have b^en
here recently are the following: Col. W. M.
Stafford and J. C. S. Spencer, of Galveston,
Texas; Mr. Keith, of Welch & Keith, of Sei-
ma, Ala.; Charles Evans, of Charles Evans &
Co., Houston, Texas; John Martin, of Martin
& Wise, Sherman & Paris, Texas; C. J. Wise,
of Jefferson, Texas; Samuel Morgan and T. T.
Howell, of Rome, Ga.; J. A. Post, of Memphis,
Tenn.; W. H. Harrington, of West Point, Ga.;
H. L. Hull, of H. L. Hull & Co., Opelika, Ala.:
Messrs. Bowling and Jones, of Bowling, Jones
& Co., and Major T. J. Hartmus, of Hartmus
& Co., Memphis, Tenn.; W. White, of Dalias,
'lexas; S. F. Smith, of Atlanta, Ga.; E. L.
Andrews and W. S. Almons, of Waco. Texas;
S. B. Steer*, of New Orleans; John H. Clisbv.
of Montgomery, Ala.; Charles Ellis, of Savan-
nah, Ga.; and A. A. Fletcher, of Marietta, Ga.
There has also been a legion of others here
during the past month or six we«ks.
the great wheat speculation—its alleged
history and losses to promoters.
The Chicago Times prints a long account of
the celebrated Keene wheat " deal," which has
now been closed out, with a loss to its organ-
izers and participants of several millions of dol-
lars. As is known, this "deal" was organized
more than a year ago, James R. Keene and
Jesse Hoyt being its originators. With them
were associated Perry n. Smith, George L.
Dunlap and Nathan Corwith, of Chicago, aud
Z. G. Simmons and judge Howe, of Kenosha.
The five last named were allowed a quarter in-
terest in the syndicate. Hovt had a quarter
interest and Keene a half. The New York end
assumed entire direction of the deal. Angus
Smith, of Milwaukee, thought he saw
a good chance in following the move-
ments of the syndicate, and be made
his speculations along with theirs, and an
agreement was finally arrived at whereby,
though he was not to share in the profits of the
sindicate, he was to be guided by its directors.
At one time the syndicate had bought 16,000.0 X)
bushels of wheat. They proposed to close out
the deal last May, but the attempt did not
realize their expectations, and they declined to
postpone it till June, and by renewed pur-
chases force up the price and then unload. "For
a time it looked as if this would succeed; but
Hazeltine—Hoyt's partner at Chicago—began
selling right and left, and the market slid
away. Now almost all their wheat has either
been" shipped or sold, and the Chicogo owners
of one-quarter intereet in the deal tind them-
selves each with a loss of from two hundred
and fifty to three hundred thousand dollars.
What Iteene's and Hoyt's loss is can not be
estimated, and Mr. Smith's loss is estimated
somewhere from a quarter to half a million.
domestic cotton—boston the center of
Of the cotton made into goods in the United
States nearly four-fifths go into consumption
in the section of which Boston is the commer-
cial center. The Bulletin has compiled the
following table, showing the number of cotton
spindles in operation in each state of the
73,708 Mitchell 107^0
53,1*0 Martin 200,832
60.982'Tom Green.. ...
3,440 Presidio ______
26,011 El Paso .1,309,814
59,JOS Total 4,736,994
Total number of acres UBsold 4,736.994
Lands sold prior to June 1, 1880 95,840 acres.
Uulocated certificates and balances
in Texas State laad ofiice 19,868 acres.
Make a total of 4.851.702 acres
Of" the unsold lands 33,990 acres mostly tim-
ber lands, are on or near the company's com-
pleted lines, in the counties of Bowie, Red
River, Rains and Van Zandt. Between Fort
Worth and the 100th meridian,ia distance of
about 175 miles, 130,973 acres are located. From
the east line of Callahan county to the center
of Howard county, a distance of 150 miles, the
company has 532,845 acres. During the year
65,226 15-100 acres of land have been sold at an
average price of $1 76 per aero.
Tlie Friend of Delicate Ladles*
Warner's Safe Kidney and Liver Cure is the
kindred ailments are effectually removed by
its use. [The Mother's
Massachusetts. ..3.803,316 ] Virginia.
Rhode Island 1,534.936 Indiana .
Connecticut 951.564 | Missouri ..
GALVESTON DAILY STATEMENT.
This This Last
day. week, season.
Net recelots 357 1,369 467,489
Receipts from other ports 5,042
Gross receipts 357 1,389 472,531
Exports to Great Britain 212,623
To Prance 23,831
To Contineut .... 49.679
To Channel ports ... .... 9,282
Total foreign exports 295,415
Exports to New York 1,401 113,267
ToMorgan City 172 47,611
To other U. S. ports 23.221
Total coastwise 1.573 184,099
Total exports 1,533 479,514
Stock this day... 2,269
Stock this dav last year 6.590
NET RECEIPTS AT ALL U. S. PORTS.
This This This
dav. week, season.
Galveston. 357 1,369 467,489
New Orleans....•••••••• • 36 655 1,485,976
Mobile £ 195 3M.271
Savannan 67 *10 726,268
Charleston 85 6S#2 454,941
Wilmington 14 69 76.629
Norfolk 1,435 185.773
Baltimore..... «••• •••• 19,891
New York..." 72 229,289
Boston 4 3 1,134 231,842
Philadelphia - 49 33b 44,581
Other ports 249,132
Total 971 6,467 4.926,082
Last year 944 3.783 4.438.421
Exports this-week: To Great Britain, 11,052; to
France, 6184; to the continent 669; to chan-
nel ports, none. . . . _
Stock this day, 136,371 bales; this day last year,
Other Cotton Warketi.
New Ortjeans, Aug. 19.—Cotton firm; sales 575
bales; ordinary 8^c; good ordinary 9%c; low mid-
dline. 10%c; middling 11^6c: good middling 12t£c:
middling fair 12*ic; receipts, net, 36 bales; gross
107 balr-s; uo exports. Stock 30.402 bales. Fu-
tures easier: sales 15,000 bales; August 11.42c asked;
September 10.79^10.80c; October 10.44(^10.45c; No-
vember 10.27^ 10.29c; December 10.26©l0.28c;
Rates on cotton are nominally as follows:
Steam—To Liverpool direct, none; Liverpool, via
New York, 15-32d; to New York &c.
Reported for the N ews by Bordea A Borden, Lire
Stock Co.amission Merchants.
Receipts. and and Sheep. Hogs.
This dav 22 2 ...; ....
This weeK 99 85 ....
This season 11,071 7,080 8,140 3,132
Stock in pens... 24 1 225
Cattle—^rass-fed, l|£Q2c. $ lb. Common and
rou^h cattle fi0(&l2 y head. Two-year olds, $9®
11 # head. Yearlings, $7(^9 # head. Calves $5<J&
7 ^ head. Mutton—choice 3^3*4c $ to; do. com-
mon $1(&1 50 38 head. Remarks—Few cattle in
pens; in good demand at quotations.
the general market.
ItSfQuotatlons represent wholesale prices. In
making up small orders higher prices have to be
Apples—Stocks are ample: and prices lower;
western in full supply at $2 00@2 50 per bbl.
nd Ties—Pricey fl
lows: Double anchor, in roils, lS&c; Texas mills.
HHc: standard 2^4 tt>s., 13^c; 1% lt»s., lHfcc; arrow
ties. §2 10.
Bacon-Is active and >4° higher, with sales of
short clear in unbroken carloads held at 10^c cash,
and long clear at 10c; jobbers sold, in broken lots,
?4&$£c above these figures. Breakfast bacon 12c,
and choice sugar-cured canvased hams are in de-
mand «t 13c.
Roues and 'Horns — Bones, clean dry,
S13 per ton, delivered on track. Horns higher,
fresh and clean—ox 7c.; steer 5c.; cow 2^c., each.
Bran—Quiet at 75c. per 100 pounds in large
lots from the mills.
Butler—Supplies of choice of all kinds are very
light. Choice Texas is very scarce at 2Dc;
choi-e Kansas 25c: choice western firkins, 24c.
Gilt-edge Goshen neglected at 27&29c.
Canned Goods—Two-pound standard goods
per dozen: Strawberries $1 75; pineapples $1 «5
f^l IK); pears, peeled, $1 60* pears, unpeeled,
1 25: peaches $1 7a® 1 80; (do. S lbs. $2 16&2 25);
blackberries $1 25; red eherries $1 25; gooseberries
tl ^5; peas, marrowfat. $2 15; Lima beans
1 45; string beans 25; corn, range from $1 2T~
i 00: tomatoes $1 15(011 20; (do. 3 lbs. $1 45<§U I
oysters, 1 lb. 1. w., 80c. per dozen; 2 flb 1. w., Jil 25<g>
1 30 per dozen; 1 lb. f. w., $1 25; salmon, $1 75&
Candy—A?*sorted stiok 12^c. tiat; rock 16®19c;
fanov mixed l"»<&22o: s-urn djroos l£c&:2Sc.
Cfaeeee— Supply light, demand fair: prices firm;
western factory i2^l2J^c; cream 14@l5c.
Corn—Is quiet: mixed, sacRwd. on track,
6f»c., and in 'round lots from store 6'2c.: white
61c.; do. from store 63c; bulk 4J^c. less. Supplies
Cornmeal—Steady; $8 90 per barrel for kiln-
dried western; do. city ground $2 80 per barrel;
Grits $4 00 per barrel. Pearl-meal $4 10 per barrel.
Candles—Firm and advancing; 16 oz., full
weigrht. 13)£c cash for carload lots.
Coffee--Is active and y$c higher. Choice 18c:
prime 17GM7J^c; good 3®&c: fair 159£c; ordinary 12
(&131.6C. Extreme range 12(^.18c.
Egg*-Receipts light; prices firm at 12i*jc; bay
20c-: island 30c.
Fruit—State peaches, 40Q75c for third bushel
boxes: apples $£ 50(&3 00 per barrel: grapes nomi-
nal: Isabella, Concord and Muscatel 5<g,10c per
pound; Delaware 10(&15c per pound.
Flour—The demand continues fair. Round
lots are now quoted as follows: TriDle extra $5 60;
choice $5 95; fancy $6 20; patent $8 25.
Hay — is dull at $23 00^24 00 for prime
western from track; do. choice $25<gi26; Kansas.
$12 00 per ton: southern Texas prairie $7 00(&S 00
per ton: northern Texas $10 00(^12 00.
Haraware—Business continues good and prices
firm. Nails $3 75 per keg, basis 10@60d. Axes,
per dozen, $10 50@12 00. Castings, per pound,
5c.: bar iron 4c per pound; sad irons 5c;
barbed wire, in®lie per pound; powder, per
keg, $6 25; shot—drop^ per sacic, $2 00: buck
Hides — Are firm at rnchanged prices. Re-
ceipts light. Official quotations are as follows:
Dry flint as they rim 14©l5c: dry salted, as they
run. 1(ft 13c: wet salted, as they run.
Honey—Very dull. Choice, in buckets, selling
at 10<£12c per pound.
Insect Poisons—Paris green, 27c per
pound; London purple. 10c; Paris purple, 10c: ar-
senic. 3i^4c: Texaa cotton worm destroyer. 50c.
Lard —Is higher at 9*4c for refined barrels and
tierce in round lots; cans incases. 9V£<2H0
Leaions—Demand good; Messina $4 m)©4 50
.tlolasses—Quiet and easy. Fair, 44c.; prime,
47c; choice. 50c; northern sirups 40<2i55o.
Onions—Stocks firm at £4 00 per barrel for
Oils— Linseed raw. per gallon, 63^65c; boiled,
66(Ja,6Kc: lard, extra, 63<^65c; do. No. 1. 55<&
57c; West Virginia lubricating, 18(&25c; cylinder.
55<7>,70c; golden maohine, 40c; fine engine, 50c. The
inside figures represent prices to the trade.
Oat*—yuiet: receipts moderate; new state 36
<^37c on tpack: strictly prime white western 43@
44c. Bulk oats SJ^c 'ess than sacked.
Potatoes—Texas 70(£fcK)o per bushel, according
to size and condition. Western $2 20^5,2 25 per
bbl: sweet 60(g..75c per bushel.
Petroleum—Steady at 16c. per gallon in bar-
rels. and 18c. m casea
Poultry—OhicXens—young $2 50<&3 00; full
grown, mixed $3 75. hens $4 00 per dozen: ducks
S3 ">0: tUi-Kevs nominal at $12 per dozen.
Rice—Easier. Louisiana, fair 5;>4&Qc; prime, 6^4
©7c: choice T^&T^C.
Sail—Stocks ampie; market dull. Grocers are
filling orders from warehouse at 90c. in carload
lots for Liverpool coarse. Fine Liverpool Si 25
Sardines—Imported M boxes $13 50<&14 00 per
case: American do. Sll 50C&12 0#.
Scrap Iron—Firm; wrought scrap $12 per
ton; Heavy castings $10; stove plate Ss-
Sugar—The demand continues good and prices
are firm. For L"uisianas we quote: Pure white
lO^kC; choice do 10L4c : off do 10c; yellow clan fled,
994c: seconds, 94&9J<tC. Open kettle—fair 9^c;
prime 9j^c: choice 0^c. Grocers* prices, in barrels
H %c higaer Northern refined, higher: cut-
loaf. ll^c; crushed. llMjc; powdered, ll^c; granu-
lated 1 1 *i^C
Sour Kroat-In half barrels, $3 75<&4 00; in
barrels. $7 50.
Tallow—Receipts light and selling at 434
@5c. for orime
Vegetables — Cabbages in good supply and
easier at $6 00fa7 <*) per hundred for western.
Beets, western 00 per bbl. Cucumbers $3 50 per
bbl. Snap beans, $1.25@1 50 t>er busheL Tomatoes,
state $1 50, western $1 75 per bushel. Okra 5<><££
55c. j»er bushel. Green pepper. 75c per busheL
Egg plants neglected at 5<*<te per dozen. bweet
potatoes. 60<&75c. per bushel.
Will sky—Quiet. Western rectified $1 07 for
ordinary and $1 12 for choice; Bourbon, $125(^1 50
for patent, and $1 75<7&3 50 for straight.
\V heat—Sales to-day include 1200 bushels No. 3
state at 90c. Miilers are bidding 85c<&$l 05 for
state wheat, according to quality and condition.
Wool-Stocks light: receipts small; prices steady.
Official quotations as follows: Spring clip, medium
to fine. $12£26c; ditto coarse, 18&21c; six months
clip 2(&Sc les6 and burr?*, 5^, 10c.
MARKETS BY TELEORAPfl.
It appears, therefore, that Massachusetts
alone contains more than one-third of all the
cotton spindles in the United States; that
Massachusetts and Rhode Island together con-
tain more than one-half; and that five of the
New England states (Maine, New Hampshire,
Massachusetts, Rhode, Island and Connecticut)
contain 8,033,777 out of a total of 10,509,874
spindles in the entire country.
There was a good demand to-day, and sales
reached 265 bales, taken at unchanged quotations,
and the market closing firm.
Liverpool advanced all grades but ordinary l-16d,
and deliveries were up 1 32(gil-l6d.
New York spinners bougnt freely of spot, and
there was more activity in futures, but at 9 points
decline on August at the close, and unimportant
variations on other months.
Good Ordinary —none none
Low Middling 10J4 10W
Middling 11 11
Good Middling 11^ 11«
Middling Fair 12** 12^
PORT OF GALVESTON.
Thursday, August 19, 1880.
Steamship I. C. Harris, Benson. Brazos Santiago.
Steamship St. Mary, Thiessen, Clinton.
Schooner Albert S. Butler, Hall, New York.
Steamship St. Mary. Thiessen. Morgan City.
Steamship Harlan. Lewis, Indianola
Bark Isaac Hall, Adams, Mobile.
Mono an* City—Per steamship Josephine—43 bbls
apples, 49 pkgs candy, 10 cases wines. 5 bbls wips-
ky, 175 bxs crackers. 00 do. vermicelli. 37 cases ba-
can, 144 bxs candles, 178 pkgs tobacco. 40 bbls su-
gar, 500 bxs starch, 93 bags peanuts. 68 tubs butter.
RECEIPTS OF PRODUCE.
Houston—Per oarge Rusk—49 bales cotton. 1 sk
wool, 1 bale hides, 55 crates hams, 5 half boxes to-
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad—45
bales cotton, 75 bbls potatoes. 2 cars coal. 15 bbls
onions, 74 sks coffee. 207 ska «>ats. 1 car ice, 5 bbls
and 5 half bbls whisky, 60 tierces lard, 4 bales hides,
2-J0 bbls apples. 47 boxes mdse, 22 crates cabbage. 3
green hides, 2 bundles household goods, 1 s malt,
1 box eggs, 1 car wood.
Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railroad—
46 bales cotton, 1 car bones, 5 bales hides. 4 oars
bulk oats. 140 bales hay. 1 car sack oats. 65 barrels
whisky, 1 lot sundries. 50 bbls flour. 210 half sacks
flour, 4 sacks vegetables, 6 boxes hardware.
List of Vessels in Port.
Buteshire (Br), Arbuckle, Cardiff, dis 1355
Cosmo (Br), Peacock, Newport, dis 1549
Lord Collingwood (Br), Hannav, Liverpool, ldg. 414
S. R. Bearce, Oakes, New York, dis 608
Joseph Clark, Whitney, Bangor, dis 336
Belle of the Bay, Welton, New York, dis 360
Dashaway (Br;, Jones, in quarantine. 193
Albert L Butler, Hall, New York, dis. 270
Jefferson, Gibbs, New York, dis 325
Vessels Loading;, Cleared and Sailed for
Steamship Colorado, Bolger, 2765 sld Aug 14
Steamship City of San Antonio, Burrows, sld Au-
Steamship Hutchinson. 1435 sld Aug 1«
Bark Harriet F. Hussey, Sparks sld July 16
Bark Veteran. Allen, 612 ldg Aug. 10
Bark Ibis, Sawyer, 453 ldg Aug. 10
Bark Lepanto. Thompson. 497, sld July 8
Bark Stephen G Harson. 620. Pierson. ..ldg Aug 14
Brig Emily T. Sheldon, Hayes, 424 sld Aug. 5
Schooner "Washington. Jordan, 311 sld July 28
Schooner Franklin. Hichols. 204 ldg Aug. 10
Schooner Yellow Pine, 360. Ireland— ldg Aug 14
Schooner Daybreak, Rathbun, 174 ldg Aug 10
Schooner Mira A. Pratt. Boule, 150 sld July 27
Schooner Chas F Heyer, 323, Poland ldg Aug 1
Brit, ship N. Mosher, Minchin. 799 sld June 25
Ger. brig Oberon, Groin void, 131 sld June 24
Ger. bark Tuisko, Von Thulen, 6S5 sld July 23
Nor. brig Miletus, Olsen. 246 ldg July 31
Brit bark Emma Crook, Woodward. 296, sld July 29
Brit, steamship Hallamshire, Sanderson.
1358 sld July 31
Nor. bark Success, Omhalt, 396 sld July 31
Brit, steamship Drumduff. Hewitt, 818.. .sld Aug 8
Nor. bark Emma Parker. Larson, 497 July..
Brit, steamship Nelson, 1410. sld July 31
Br steamship Haytian, 2830. Watson, sld Aug 14
via West Indies.
Br steamship Larch. 1416, Mullins sld July 31
Br steamship 8t. Louie, Reid, 1327 sld Aug 15
Bark Brenham, Fisher. 770 sld July ^6
Ship Nonantum, Foster. 1150 sld July 18
<*er. bark Hampton Court, Krusc, 950.. .sld July 6
ter. bark Herbert, Fischer, 1307 sld June 20
rit brig Emily Watters, 310. Sloraan.. .sld Aug 13
Nor. bark Hereward. Svendren. 768 ldg July 29
Br bark Sarah Douglass. 417, Graham. ..sld Aug 14
Br steamship Cairasmuir, Castle, 1707...sld Aug 16
Br. ship Royal Charley, Scott, 987 July ..
Purifying, strengthening, nourishing, qui-
eting and yet very economical are Malt
New Yore, August 19.—Southern flour declining;
common to fair extra $4 75<&5 50; good to
choice extra $5 6(X&6 75. Wheat—Spring dull,
unchanged; winter wheat opened shade better,
closed heavy ^(ii.1 lower, ungraded red 97c©$l 08^.
oats W fclc better fairly active, 30^^37 for No. 3.
Corn lower, fairly active, closing steady,
ungraded 49<u,50^oc. Hops quiet and heavy,
Coffee firm and in fair demand , Rio 13^£&16^c.
Sugar fuir request, full prices: Cuba Muscovado
7*4(2*7 13 16: fair to good refining 73^!^7%; prime
8; refined active and stronger: stand-
ard A 10V6&1O14. Molasses firm, demand
mo ierate. Rosin quiet and steady; $1 45£&1 50.
Turpentine quiet and steady at 3o^c. Wool—
ch nee a les dull aud weak, others firm; domestic
fleece 38<tj,50c; pulled 22(^47c; unwashed 15(3,37c;
Texas l* -£32c. Pork about 25c per barrel better,
more active, rising, strong at $16 25. Middles
again s-rongerand rather quiet; long clear 9, short
clear 9"-4: long and short clear 8^<g^8^c> Lard
fully 25c per i00 pounds higher ana closing very
at 8.S5&S.4U. BVrights quiet.
Stocks irregular: New York Central 133; Erie 41t£:
Lake Shore 'O^: Illinois Central HO1*: Nsshville
and Chattanootra 72; Louisville and Nashville \i^i\
Cleveland and Pittsburgh 1^5t^; Chicago and North
western Chicago and Northwestern preferred
i2u; Rock Island 113^: Western UaionTelegraph 106.
Sub-treasury balance—com $*i,'j>5.4y2; currency,
Money 2(£2U. Exchange 4.81*4- Governments
quiet and steady ; new 5s 1029£; 4J4s 111; 4s 109^-
btate bonds unchanged.
New Orleans, August 19.—Flour steady and
in fair demand; superfine $3 00.<£3 23: double ex-
tra $4 00<&4 25; treble extra $4 50<&4 75; higher
grades $■"> 00(g,5 75. Corn—demand fair and prices
higher at 53-£60c. Oats are firmer at 36c.
Cornmeal quiet but weak at $2 30. Hay firmer;
choice §21. Pork firmer and held at $16. Lard
scarce and firm; tierce ; keg 9>4c. Dry
salt meats easier: shoulders 5tt06e. Bacon
—demand fair and prices higher; shoulders 0K4Q,
64gc; clear r;b sidis 9V$c; clcar sides 10c. Hams
in good demsnd ai full prices at 11H<2-I2^ic. Whis-
ky steady at $1 C0&1 10. Coffee—demand fair and
market firm: cargoes ordinary to prime 13U^
16t6c. Sugar strong and higher: open kettle 9%(<b
»J4c; yellow clarified 994<^9^c. Molasses nominal.
Rice steady and in good demand; ordinary to choice
5®6v4c. Bran firmer at 72^c. Sight $2 50 per
$1000 premium. Sterling, bank 4.83. Consols 46^<a
St. Louis, August 19 —Flour steadv and un-
changed; family $4 30^4 65; choice $4 75^4 90;
fancv$5 05^5 25 Wheat dull; No. 2 red faU ^4
higher . _
September. Oats higher: 24%&25l£ cash: 24<&24$fc
September. Whisky steady at $1 08. Pork firm,
jobbing at $15 75. Lard higher; 8.00c. Bulk meats
higher; shoulders 5.25c; rib 8.37)4c; sides N.75c,
Bacon higher; shoulders 5.S7>fcc; rib 9.20<<&9.25c;
Chicago, August 19.—Flour quiet and firm.
Wheat unsettled and lower, closing strong: No. 2
red winter 91 ->£c; No. 2 Chicago spr.ng 87^^87^c
cash: 88V£c September; October. Corn
unsettled and lower but closing strong and higher;
39Wc cash; 40*^40^c October. Oats active, firm
and higher at 2iHc cash; 24%c September. Pork
active, firm and higher at $16 50&16 75. Lard is
strong and higher at 8.23c. Bulk meats excited
aod higher; shoulders 5.^c; ribs 8.65c; clear 8.50c.
Whisky steady and unchanged.
> Kansas City, August 19.—Bacon — clear 9^0;
rib and long 9J^o
Fort Griffin Echo: Five wagons loaded with
lumber, each drawn by five yoke of oxen,
came in Monday.
Sherman Chronicle: Mr. George Oat man,
who returned from the pineries of east Texas
last Saturday, informs us that while in that re-
gion he made a purchase of 2,500,000 feet of
lumber, which is to be supplied him as rapidly
as cars can be procured for the purpose.
TJElZJLS NEW8 ITEMS,
Bel!ville Times: Monday a party of sixteen
left here to go on the Bernard for "the purpose
of hunting. The time the party was absent
amounted to three days, though only two and
a half was spent in^ active hunting. Eleven
deer were killed.... Sore eyes are very preva-
lent. .. .There is a considerable amount of sick-
ness in this portion of the county New cot-
ton coming in rapidly Bellville will 'have a
daily mail after tlie ISth mst Cotton-pickers
will soon be in active demand New corn in
market from 35 to 40 cents per bushel.
The following ia a list of the amount of
property assessed on the resident roll of this
county for 1880: Lands, 1S4.G03, $242,423; 27
land certificates, 15,540 acres, $1£j0; town
property in Kerrville, $13,840; 830 wagons and
buggies, $10,399; tools and implements, $8&>9;
5914 horses and mules, $33,339; 9i*39 head of
cattle, $52,611: 9 jacks, $215: 13,867 sheep, $27,-
790; 3515 goats, $2418; 3137 hogs, $3412; mer-
chandise, $12,100; money on hand, $2915; mis
cell an eous property, $25,367. "total vaiue,
Fort Clark News: Un Sunday last Mr. Jas.
Ballantyne, our fellow-townsman, met with a
sad accident. A horse which he was driving
in a buggy became restive, breaking out of the
harness, upsetting the buggy and dashing Mr.
B. violently to the ground. He was badly
bruised about the face and head, but we are
glad to learn that no serious consequences are
feared Mr. Clark, postmaster at Camp
Wood, honored our sanctum with his presence
Tuesday. He intorms us that tha crops are
tine in his section, the grass splendid, and stock
of all kinds in excellent condition The east
Nueces is one of the most picturesquely beauti-
ful portions of the west. It is well watered,
well timbered and has a sufficiency of excellent
On Monday night a Shepard club was organ-
ized at Giddmgs, with sixty-four members. S.
Bazard was elected president, and B. JL. Zan-
News-Item: Assessed for taxation: 412 car-
riages, baggies and wagons, valued at $13,028;
value of manufacturers' tools, implements and
machinery, $562; materials and manufactured
articles, $340: 2303 horses and mules, valued at
$36,696; 5^,794 cattle, valued at $160,217; 17,-
706 sheep, valued at $24,828; 809 goats, valued
at $176; 3127 hogs, valued at $2588; goods,
wares and merchandise of every description,
valued at $25,827; money 011 hand, other than
United States non-taxable notes. $5105; all
other property except real estate. $26,582. To-
tal value of personal property. $558,565. Num-
ber of acres of land 196,973, valued at $219,587;
value of town lots. $28,205. Total valuation
of all property, real and personal, $806,347.
Fort Griffin Echo: Every night last week
meteors in great numbers were seen Quite
a number of Tonkaway Indians procured
whisky Wednesday, and as a matter of course
they had one of their periodical drunks.
Breckenridge Texan: Preparations are being
made to have a grand democratic barbecue at
this place on the 24th of September A ru-
mor is current here to the effect that Rev. C.
H. Duffield was drowned in the Brazos eight or
ten days ago. The report was brought here
by Mr. O. B. Wilson, from the railroad camp.
Gilmer Democrat: Lots of heavy goods are
daily arriving; new- stores opening; new
houses going up We expect to ship 5000 or
6000 bales of cotton this year... .Old Gilmer is
still on the rising boom.
Advocate: Observant explorers of the ad-
jacent bottoms report the prospects encourag-
ing for a heavy pecan crop Cotton is open-
ing rapidiy, ana planters are paying round
prices for pickers Shelled corn of this year's
crop is retailing from feed stores at sixty cents
Canton Chronicle: Whooping cough prevails
in Canton and the surrounding country. We
hear of a few cases resulting fatally Sick-
ness is on the increase. Our doctors are kept
busy day and night Seven deaths occurred
in the vicinity of Edom last week Wilburn
Echols shot and instantly killed Jack Mc-
Knight near Grand Saline, in this county, Fri-
day evening. Mr. McKnight was an aged gen-
tleman and Mr. Echols was a stout young man.
The difficulty grew out of Echols" killing one
of McKnight's hogs.
Brenham Banner: The two heavy pieces of
the comprass, weighing 2S,o0Q pounds each,
were put ia position yesterday. A negro who
was assisting in the work got two fingers
mashed, and canae very near getting his head
mashed too The Brenham local, board of
fire underwriters, on the 16th inst., elected the
following officers for the ensuing year: Geo.
P. Burke, preftideat; J. W. Sayles, vice presi-
dent; J. M. Key, secretary and treasurer: J.
T. J. O'Riordan, F. A. Engelke, Geo.F.Burke,
WEA.IH EE AND CROPS.
A Medina county letter says: The rains
came just right at last, and just eneugh. Too
late, of course, to do the corn any good,
though .some made some corn. But we've got
an j* God's quantity of sweet potatoes and cot-
ton. 1 never saw such a cotton crop in my
life. We have all raised more than we can
gather. Can't get bands The cotton crop is
the best we ever had. If we had half we could
get out a great deal.
Sau Saba News: Several loads of cotton
have come in town during the last week. W e
haven't heard of any sales yet. We think it
has all been housed in the gins....A farmer in
the Colorado valley is proving successfully
that two crops can be raised oa tie same land
in one season. He raised a good crop of Irish
potatoes in the spring and now has a fair
prospect for a good crop of sweet potatoes on
the same land. He will also grow about three-
fourths of a bale of cotton on land that has
produced this year a fair crap of rye.
Hill County Expositor: Cotton on stubble
land planted after the harvest promises a full
Fort Clark News: We understand that a
, ntleman by the name of Clarkson, from
S'ew York is among us with a view oif pur-
chasing lands for sheep-pasturing purposes.
We hear he is a man of large fortune, and
should he conclude to cast his lot among us,
will be an acquisition to our sheep interests
that will give it a new impetus. We have a
vast amount of unoccupied ranges, es-
pecially north and west of us.
San Saba News: Prof. Russell last year
purchased 1000 ewes of Mr. Ramsey. This
spring he succeeded in raising 950 lain be from
them—nearly 100 per cent.
A careful estimate shows 85,000,000 of sheep
in Texas, yielding 100,000,000 pounds of wool.
Shootlac pains through any pa: t of the sys-
tem are at once removed bv a few drops of Bon-
ne's Pala-KlUing Made Oil. In like
manner cramp or stitch disappears before the
g^at remedy. It ia for sale every where ,aiid
Fort Clark News: Mr. E. M. Hereford re-
turned on yesterday's stage from Wyoming,
where he has been for some time. Mr. H. car-
ried through the finest herd of cattle we havo
ever seen leave Texas, which he tells us wero
disposed of at top pricee Few persons are
aware of the injury inilicted yearly on a new
country by the senseless practice "of burning
off the prairies, and by the promiscuous felling
of timber.... And no better illustration can bo
offered than the present system of farming by
irrigation in Kinney county. The land being
kept sufficiently moist, grows an immense crop
of grass and weeds after the crops have been
" laid by,?' which is too rank to be handily
turned under by the plow, and to get r»d of it
fire is applied, and the consequenee is that the
soil is deteriorating every year.
Castroville Quill: The "country is looking up.
Plenty of water and grass for the winter, and
stock is looking up,
An Eagle Pass letter says: A county brand
for horses, cattle, sheep and goats will be
established at the next meeting of our county
commissioners court Captain Kenedy's
stock raacho, in southwestern Texas, covers
six hundred and forty square miles.
Fort Criffin Echo": Mr. J. W. Holmes, of
Palo Pinto county, was in town Wednesday.
Ho is returning home from Catfish creek,
Crosby county, where he has selected a stock
rancho, to which he will move 1000 head of cat-
tie next month....Pete and M. L. Slaughter
spent Tuesday night in town. They were
bound from the range in Crosby county to
Palo Pinto. Pete has been out there for the
purpose olwseiecting him a rancho, and is now
going home to gather and drive his cattle out.
Wednesday, N. P. Rogers drove 300 and
H. A. Wheat 125 beeves to the Fort Worth
market FiVe hundred carloads of cattle
were shipped from Caldwell, Kansas, in the
month of July, making 900 cars since the sea-
Take Ayer'* Pills
For all purposes of a Purgative. Safe and
XOLAXD'S It ITER.
The Country and its Capabilities.
[To the News.}
nolaxd's River, Johnson county, Texas.—
People differ in opinions so widely, the points
from which their views are taken are so va-
rious, their wishes, or aspirations and motives
so muititudinous, that there is no reason to
wonder when their assertions are as contrary
from one another as are the points of the com-
One describes a landscape as being an arid,
waterless waste, and disappointed, turns
away to renew his longings and his wander-
ings. like the dove in its first flight, finding
no rest away from the ark, with its happy*
Another "views the landscape o'er" and
proclaims that an Eden is found, without its
forbidden fruit, and within whose midst flows
that fountain of youth, the sparkling illusion
which cost the aged Ponce de Leon so many
But too soon disappointed, disgusted, the
road is again taken, and thus, footsore and
anxious, we feliow a treacherous " will o' the
wisp *' till God, in tender love, ends the pitiful
scene by calling: "Whosoever wiil, let him
come." O. pilgrim, herein lies your hope. And
yet this final hope, while we are earth-bound,
does not wholly fill the heart. One can not
help desiriug to rest by the way, apd the placa
of rest sounds sweeter when called home.
But to hasten. A third class of people, not
easily discouraged, not expecting too much,
take views from every available plane, set to
work to overcome difficulties, persevere till na-
ture is forced to|yield her blessings—thus homea
are made, countries prosper.
The prosperity of a nation indicates indivi-
dual success, fn northwest Texas agriculture
is carried on with a degree of skill that would
do credit to any older state. Improved ma-
chinery is appreciated and applied to farm and
domestic uses to a greater extent than in many
older countries. In this instance youth is the
teacher of old age, because there are presented
greater facilities for learning, and vigorous
youth takes hold of its chances, while venera-
ble age is sounding the depths with his crutch,
and by and by wiil venture somewhat of hi9
In this portion of Texas there are a great
mail}* old settlers. These families have accu-
mulated much property and have improved
their buildings, and in every respect are living
in comfort, ease and comparative elegance.
Yet within an hour's ride of such localities
one can lind a neighborhood of new settlers,
who, with a small beginning, iiave taken up,
or bought of absent owners, cheap lands, rich,
tine grazing, and built upon them small one,
two and three roomed boxed houses, with an
open gallery for shade. They have inclosed a
small part tor cultivation, have a few cows,
oxen and ponies, have already erected a school-
house and house of worship. And thus at
home they have every reasonable comfort for
a small outlay of means, and if patient enough
to remain and develop what the earth contains,
they will, in time, bo rich. So it is in many
parts of the country.
Out on the open prairies, a few miles from
the rivers and their affluents, water is scarce,
but can be reached by digging wells and cis-
terns ; also the best stock water by making
tanks. These tanks are made by building a
dam across the lower part of some drain or
break in the land.
A great number of these sources for water
are already existing. They are made without
extravagant expense. The shaly, soft lime
rock is easy to penetrate; the water 44 seaps" in
and fills the well thus roughly made, sufficient
for a seasonable year. Some persons have deep
wells reaching down to a hard rock floor,
forming everlasting water. The success in
cisterns, so far, proves that Texas can, by their
construction, have an unfailing supply of
water. These sources are not yet well de-
veloped ; I suppose from the lack of means.
There are several marked differences in the
open prairie and timbered portions of this
country. Prairie land has deeper, darker,
richer soil, generally less surface rock, though
some knolls are mixed with gravel, but are
now bearing heavy crops of native grass and
fine crops of corn and cotton. The summer
breezes also lessen the heat of the atmosphere
upon the prairies. In the timber there is ap-
parently more heat.
Net many neighborhoods are cut off entirely
from timber advantages. Either an offshoot
of the cross-timbers, else that wnicu borders
every stream, like a green fringe meandering
turough the otherwise monotonous, stretches
of level prairie. The land bordering some of
the water-courses, especially the Brazos bot-
toms, seems to be a mixture of suil and sand,
a fertile soil, but movable or shifting easily.
As an example, here in southwest Johnson
county, standing on the cliffs of the Brazos,
you can see, hovering in the wind, clouds of
sand over the valley on the opposite side, rising
and banking against the sides of the peaks that
are on the south. Yet large crops are raised
on this kind of soil. My observations are con-
fined to the country through which the M., K.
and T. runs, and through parts of Parker,
Johnson and Hill counties.
For beautiful, undulating scenery, for rich
bottom lands and fine grazing land, this part
of the state excels anything that 1 have seen.
This seems a wonderfully seasonable year.
The wheat is a fair but not an excessive crop;
while corn, oats, millet, cotton aud different
kinds of cane are all splendid. Regardless of
a report to the contrary, grain can be kept
iromone season to another, a* safe as in any
climate. This present season some people used
corn that was raised two years since.
This part of the state compares with the
older states in crop statistics. Even in years
of drouths, it never fails below half the usual
crop, and as wheat comes in early in spring, it
is scarcely ever a failure; while it is to be
taken into consideration that stock require but
little food other than the grazing—hence &
short orop dees not, of necessity, cause as
much suffering as might be expected.
It is no small thtsg to have the great advan-
tages one has here in stock. If a cow brings
ten dollars, its owner knows that its cost to
him has been but little more than the trouble
of branding. His ponies are tough, and do all
the work that is needed, costing but little more
than the prairie grass and stake-rope. They
are in good order, too. Manual labor demands
very high wages—not less than a dollar a day
for general farm-work, a dollar per hand for
picking out cotton. Planters frequently give
one-half to get the other picked. Pickers come
in from the frontier, camp around and pick
during the season: then move off. Some make
from one and a half to two dollars and a
The conclusion of the whole matter is, that
this is the poor man's country. Why should
any man. woman or child be without a home
when here in Texas are thousands of acres of
rich land, cheap land and pleasant to the eye,
asking you to come and make for yourself a
home' Again, you w-ili not be coming to an.
uninhabited, barbarous country. All over the
country are communites from the older states,
lovers of religious and educational order. In
breaking off from earlier ties, they have also
left behind many of the sectional and political
prejudiced that characterize older commu-
As an inducement to people of small capital,
you will find that respectable society does noli
demand of you an expensive style of living, of
dress and so forth: and besides there being a
yearly session of free school at every man's
door, so to speak, there are fine institu-
tions of learning all over the state that
offer collegiate advantages to all who are able
to patronize thera.
You can also see that under the present
movement of those interested in railroads, in
organizing an emigration society, no homeless
person is excusable whs remains without a
Ail the world is moving—rushing, as it were,
seeking eldorado. You, the peor and needy*
hasten to enter in and possess the land. Yon,
who are rich, enter in and develop its re-
sources; take no man's word for it, but ceme
and see, aqd there is no doubt but you will
gladiy aocept the splendid opportunities
offered by these broad, rich lands and tha
genial climate to turn them into the happy
homes and pleasant places, such as the whole
of (sod's country should be.
*" DK1KK TO MX WITH THIMC EYES.'*
At Coney island, on the fceaoh,
A maiden's startlia*, seaseiesa screech
Shrill ocaaed 'lone the shore,
And brought gallants, a score.
Who strove her confidence to reach;
When turning airen eyes to each.
So prettily did she beseech
Their pardon—nothing more—
At Conay isle—
That though this legend you impeach.
And my mad muse aecorum teaoh—
1 hose gallants, who an hour before
Withstood the guile of Vin Cote d'Or
And smirk of bar-roem leech.
Were " sashed " at Coney isle.
The drunkard is a burden to himself as well as his
friends, and both he aod his friends will give much
to be able 10 see reform aad sotorletj induced, ftut
since intoxication beoomes a disease It requires a
remedy of no unaeuai activity to reach the dit&
culty. Those wae have taken linsmons Liver W.
ulator declare thai it seta the liver m actiona-
vigoratee the system ia such a way ss to deetroy
the craving for stress Inaits. sad soon the deals*
for li'iuor is; entirely dissipated. While tihstam
nervous and distreeeed, reeort to Simmons live*
Regulator as a Toai©., to arouse the torpie Urmrta
actiou. to regulate the ho«eis and remove the feel-
igg of general j—wtw, and mill & tha 4
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