Texas Ranger. (Washington, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 13, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 16, 1856 Page: 4 of 4
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M -. -3a2sr aaacte -..."' Z$C -
JS locate1' for the present year in the sub
f-nrlsof GakeMon. Permanpnt location
to "lie decided by public patronage and de-
mand, tpscjpline, military and rigorous-
Sludtcs'sTniilar to tliose in the best Colleges!
with mere of the scientific and practical.
Youth, under 32 years not received, unless
well grown. 0ne4enn of two equalscEsions,
from Nov. 1 to i.ng. 1. Vacation! three
months, covers the epidemic period. Tuition
in Preparatory Department $40 00, and in
Collegiate Department, $60 00 per session,
in advance. Board, tvaslling, lights and fu-
el, $ IS 00 per month, in the Institute,
under the care of supenntendant. Dress
uniform. CALEB G. FORSHEY,
JJbv. 24lh 1S55. tf Superintendent.
EGEY. Bufus C. Burleson, a. m., Prcsi-j-dent
and Professor of the Spanish and
.ancient; jjangnages and Uelle Letters.
Bev. X B. Stiieler, a. ir., Prof, of Natu-
Tsl Sciences, and the German Language.
Mr. G. L.JlIorgan, jl. b. Prof, of Mathe-
matics. 3Tr. 5. D. Botcej a. a., Prof. Assistant
of Xangaages. -
Jlr. J. L. Smith, Principal of the Prepar-
The Institution is in a flourishing condition
-with an able faculty, and all the college class-
s regolarly formed.
The village of Independence is unsurpassed
for health, quietness and heautiful scenery.
Tuition in the Preparatory department 26
year; in the Collegiate $50. Board in ex-
sellent families for $10 & $12 a month.
June 30, 1S55 . 3S-lv
live Oak Female Seminary.
iBvd. X W. Miller, Superintendent
Mrs. Bebecca K. Bed, Principal;
psIrs. M. A. Hawkins, late of Memphis,
4rro., leather of Music.
OOARDipG'Tn the family $12--per month,
sdthaio extra charge for washing, room
rent, light or fuel.
-Tuition from -$2. to 3. per month for
ordinary branches and $4. for Ancient or
Music and nse of piano $50. per session.
All' hills payable one half in advance or
five per cent will he added thereupon, and
the "balance at the close of the session.
Ten continuous months constitute a ses-
sion, commencing the first Monday in March
-and closing with a public examination.
"We have all been connected as teachers or
"pupils with the nest schools of the North and
bring more than usual experience, and an hon-
est zeal to bear upon our enterprise in which
the superintendent has vested his earthly all,
ana weictiiur expect-permanently to -win
divination of the town, on a lovely spot, cno-
-ecnd fitted un at rrcat exoense for school
nrpesas. , j
Tho buildings 'having been recently en-
larged, there js r$fiin4br . limited number of
boarders in "addition 4o"isc -nlraady engag-
ed. Svory jocng Jswly is expected to have
every article f cletbg distinctly marked.
Session of- tia 3rd yew commences the
first Monday in March next
Address tsy ietter lbs sapcrlntendent at
Gar HiHYiiintnn co , Texas. 20 tf
Laitd CerfiGcBtes-Wasted ux
. L- jcocatlbn.
"A Lit persons holding la'nd ceit'rScates, can
-- have them located and surveyed in the
upper Brazos nnd pnlarado country, to the
-verbest advantage, and with despatch, by
placing them in the bands of the undersigned.
Jn addition5 to his own personal experience in,
the business, seventeen years ago, in this same
section of country, a wiil be assisted in mak-
ing the best possible selections, by Hon. G.
15. Ersth of Waco, for years past, the sur-
veyor of the District, and the only man now
weil acquainted with tho best vacant lands in
Tenn atthe nsual rates either cash or
an interest In the land. Por further particu-
lars npply to J. J). Giddings Esq., Brenham,
Hon'. B, J3. Tarver3 Washington, or the un-
dersigned. L. P. 3UJCKER.
207 24lb, 1S55. tf
Bounty Land to all who nave serv-
ed In tUe U. S. Army since 1790,
fcY an act of Congress at its last session all
those "who have terveu fourteen tiavs in the
U,S. Asmy, are entitled to one hundred and six-
tuyeres tuck, of Bonaiy Land.
The -undersigned are prepared to prosecute
slanas of thk character with promptness and des-
twtcp. Tfcey have .?cu-ed th servkas of an ex-
ftrtsi:r aei.t 3 WasL. -a Cit.
.cm to ail.
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Tlic 2eigBurilooa ts proverlually aeailhj, sioncana m the JMhienu and Supreme Courts at
Eoektr -excellent, awl tbe institution is cu- i Austin, will also attend to collections, and Land
v -i ' .-i . . e ,f j- i matters, in anv region of the State where the
tirelyin ths country, free from the ordinary b.' tjftw. ..
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jigapjr'iir. H TfBt9i' z1y TXI'pRS the citizens of Washington ana
s-H&rs325!!ie&& atJJfc:"a u"u" ---mtiMm:nv iss3. is tf
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DR. A.JE. MOHRISS.
(Late of WestonMo.A
AVIlp permnntly located in Washington,
tenc l -"-""""" "m proicssion. in its va-
ous barnches. respectfully tenders his services
A? uuizcns uicxown fnd vicinity.
Office on Ferry Street, over B. F. Wilson'sDrug
btore, whore he may always bo found except
when professionally absent.
Feb. 17, 1855-21-"iy
T. W.MONSON. M. r.
AS located at tforen's Bluff, on the Brazos,
for the tramoso ef -mprtpin- iir,--nrcC.in-
ms address is Chance's Prairie, Burleson county.
J. G. ASHFORD, M. D.
AS permanently located in Ehcood, Madi-
son county, Texas, for the uurnose of nrno-
ticing his profession . 36 -1 2in
T. J. HEARD. JOHN G. ALLEN.
Drs. Heard &. Allpn.
ILL attend to all professional calls so far a
their circumtances -will nermit.
Office, B. F. ltucier s drugstore up-stairs.
L.. Quinby D I. S.
"Would respectfully inform the citizens of Wash-
ington and adjoining counties that he has re-
turned to "Washington, and designs making the
town of Washington a permanent location for a
series of years All operation pertaining to den-
testry performed in the most skillful manner;
persons requiring my services that live in adjoin-
ing counties can be served at their residences by
addrcssiug me at Washington.
DR. JOHN H. MORGAN,
O A V lis x returned from the North
a. with a fiesh supuly of the best
and purest dental material, respect
fully informs his friends, that he has fitted up a
room in the Austin House, in the most convenient
manner, where he nay at all times be found, un-
less absent on pro essional business.
Having practiced in this place for the last four
years, ashe believes, with satisfaction to nil who
have patronized him, he deems it unnecessary to
say any thing relative to his qualification. He
Trill do all work entrusted to him, in the most ap-
proved style. Hq sets from one to entire sets ol
the finest teeth that can be procured, either with
or without artificial gums. He keeps constantly
on hand every variety of dental material, and
will attend promptly to all orders with which he
may be favored by dentists from a distancepro-
vided they are accompanied with the cash. All
work performed by Dr. M. will be insured for a
reasonable length of time. He returns his thanks
to his old friends -for past favors, and respectfully
solicits a continuance of their patronage.
Washington. Nov. 18, 1854. 13-tf
ASA M. LEWIS. BEN H. DAVIS.
"H EWIS & DAVIS Attorneys and Coun-
JLsellors at Law, Brenham, Texas.
Oct. 13, 1S55. ly
BEN. H. BASSETT, JETFEIISON BASSEIT.
"33ASSETT & BASSETT Attorneys
JL9 and Counselors jit Law, Brenham, Wash-
ington county, Texas, will give their attention to
professional business in the District Courts of the
third Judicial District, cmbracins the counties of
Wrshington, Burleson, Milam, McLennan, Bell
and Williamson, and in the Probate Courts of
Washington and Burleson. Oct. 13, lS55-ly
Xate of Miss.,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
MARLIN, FALLS COUNTY, TEXAS.
s&nL practice in all the Courts of Fall", and
infi Jiisrrjc-.i ooiivto rt ''lrvrrscrvn .nam
t BsHr.5fiHimau. IFHUNavaro, Limestone, Free
April 15, 1355-29-tf.
M. 0. IT. BAEBER,
AND LAND AGEST,
"&,"ILL attend to all professional business cn-
V? trusted to him in the counties of the third
Jndicia! District, and in the counties of Austin
and Payette Address, Breiiham, Texas.
sjrch 10, lSoo-24-ly.
B. E. TAKVEK, C. U. TARVSU.
TARVER & TAUTER,
Attorneys & Counsellors at Iavr5
tt,j ILL practice in the courts of the third Ju-
V r dicial Difctrict, and adjoining counties; and
in the Supreme and Federal courts at Austin.
ALEXANDER W. SXEED.
Cameron, Milam County, Texjls.
Attorney and Comicellor at .Law,
BELLVILLE, AUSTIN" COUNTY, TEXAS.
K. M. WIXjULOISOIV,
A TTOBNB Y AT LA W,
Dec. 8, 1852- Washington, Texas.
G. R. HART. -Vil. VEALE.
HABT & YEALE.
Counselors and Attorneys at JLa-iT.
HILLSBOHO, HILL CO., TEXAS.
"tTlLL give their joint attention to all business
They will act as Lam Agents. Prompt at
tention will bo given to collections in anv part of
ifon. Sam JTbnston, T. J. Rusk. U. S. Senate.
Gov. J. Vf. Jenderson, Houston, Texas, Geu. It.
Davis, Aberdeen, Miss ; Hon. J. Wilccx, San An-
tonio, Texas; "Wm Alexander Esqr., Galveston,
Texas; Hon. G.P. Scarburgh, Prof. AVm. & M.
College, March 17, iS55-25-tf.
SAMUEL L rOWLL'R,
At;er:sey at !v Brazoria, Teas.
ARTJCLI-AR and prompt HtientW. given to i
I and Law! Cteiaw. Aiwil 2i,1S-ly
M.I.H-tllD, J. A. WUXOX.
OWAED SC WILCOX, Allien nil I
uovKji st Lsn, oa .rt?itt,Ttfxa8
Tie vino strict, uorifcof tbtrCathcliei
s-jsr SLt JU
r I- ttEk&SJ&l??
:suselor :1" Ja-,
t Rtnu frs
:?: "r?SR&- i - C-?Bz3L
. ".!ar,.5Bafcfti? and LsHBrs
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BUILDER, CARPENTER ANtfJOISER,
Sash, Doors, Windoio Blinds f$cf
made to order.
48-ly WASHINGTON-, TEXAS.
Contractor and Bnilde-- I espectful-
ly informs the public that he is prepared to
make contracts for all kinds of buildings pertain-
ing o joiners and carpenters work ; also pattern
making for all kinds of castings ; implements for
Odd Fellows, Free Masons, &c. All work in his
line will be done in a satisfactorily manner, as
he flatters himself that for neatness of execution
in all work entrusted to him shall not be excelled
in the state.
Washington, March 24, 1854 35-ly
SAMUEL RALPH, having returned to J&i
Washington, hereby notifies his old fij-yj
friends that he is again prepared to repair in good
style, Watches, Clocks, Time-Pieces, &c. lie may
be found at his old stand.
November 12, 1S53. 17-tf
c&juijiffjB. , .n ne -
- bjl ri
TA. CB.ESIP, would inform the citizens o:
e of Washington county, that he lias re- 1
ed to this place, and re-aimed the tailor- mm
ing business. Any thing in his line will be at-
tended to with punctuality and despatch, and he
warrants all garments made by him will prove
satisfactory. His shop is on Ferry Street, opposite
the store of Austin & Bertrand.
Washington, Nov. 1833. 16-tf
CI M. LOCKIIAItT, thankful for past favorse
Jm would respectfully inform the public, tha,
he is pi-epared to comply with all orders in In-
line. Having been many years engaged in th-
business, he flatters himself that by strict per-
sonal attention, he will be able to give satisfac-
tion to ail who may favor him with their busi-
ness. Carriages painted and repaired.
Washihgton. Oct 15, 1853 13-ly
BANIEL NASH, would inform the citizens (7j
of Washington and the public generally, faU
that he is engaged in the above business. His Ml
shop is on Prestos Street, next door to the Law
office of B. E. Tarver, Esq.
J. & N. BERKELEY,
ffgl RETURN their thanks for the very liher-
patronage extended to them, and take
this method of informing the public that they
still keep constantly en hand a fine assortment
ofLeather, such as Fiench calf-skin, patent lea-
ther, Morocco. &c. They are prepared at all
times, to do work of any desired style, now done
in the United States. Gcnt-lcmcn wishing a good
fit and a neat article, can be accommodated by
calliug at their shop, corner "of Ferry and 2d
streets, Washington, Texas. May 8, '52.
Washington, Oct. 15, 13-4t
J0IIN G. KNAPP, Manufacturer of Tin,
Copper and Sheet Iron Wai-e, will keep on
hand a general assortment of articles in the
above line, which he will offer at wholesale or
retail, on terms that cannot fail to give satisfac-
tion. Country Merchauts, Planters and the
public generally would do well to call as I am
determined to sell as cheap as the cheapest. I
will keep on hand" an assortment of plain ware,
pressed warc'aud japanhed ware.
Pr.rbr. Cxokirs and Box Stoves ;
Hardware, Wood, and Willow Ware;
Ca: pouters T00I3. Cntlcrj and Castings.
Pumps f r Wells and Citterns,
Lead, Copper and Tin Pipes.
Job wo-k solicited, and all orders from town
or country promptly attended to, and all work
entrusted to him will be done with neatness and
'lln or ZlnbTCofs, warretited y to leak.
"SuTp en 4ac corner ct .cefry and
near the Thespian Hall.
February 1st, 1855-19-tf.
Carriage Ma&er arid Trimmer,
Washing ro, Texas,
BEGS respectfully to inform tho publio
generally that he has established a shop
on Preston street, near the Thespian Hall,
Tvhere he is prepared to execute all oiders in
tho carriage and wagon line, at the shor A
notice, and on the most reasonable) terms.
He will keep constantly on hand a full and
complete stock of the best material for mak-
ing carriages, buggies and wagons, &c.
Oiders thankfully leceived and punctually
October 27, 1S55. 2tf
B. 31. SKATON,
LONG POINT, WASHINGTON CO., TEXAS.
IS prepared to do all kinds of work iQ35i
his line, and invites the patronage ofsS
the public. Feby. 10, 1855-20-ly.
AILY expected, and to arrive first B- .t. -25
100 bbls. Molasses,
100 Sacks of Salt,
20 do Coffee,
20 bbls. Rose and Rye whiskey,
The whole of which will be told at the very
owest rates whether you come or send.
PiANPLK, McTlIAlLI. k CO.,
Washington, Dec, 14, 1851.
ALL of Comstock's celebrated Jlec!icincs arc for
sale by B. F. Wilson Druggist, comprising the
following : Oldrigedes Balm of Columbia, Coin-
stocks Vermifuge for worms, Bartholomews Pink
Syrup, Spohen'js Sisk Hcmlachc Remedy, Conncllfc
Pain Extractor, The great Pain killer, Hayt
Lmamcnt, .Vothcrs Relief.
4'o for ilc by B F. Jlllson and b' cver3-
rsrc-tabie cirusrribt in Texas, anii bv Dr. Dick-
DURYJ2E & KXAPP,
34, li road way, New York,
4JJccrESOR3 to Becr & Bogart. Importers and
f i3 Dealers in Brandies, Wines. Segars, &e., and
j oi impdrtsrs of the
For tlio United States.
September 1 , 1855
PKEKSKllA- STOTE 'OllIvS,
ifo. 235 vYaicr Street,
STJ'iPif? r-'iCW-?. Tnpr',-or Tk best s
- jnent of rt jvea, rssijj,r" gnl$, & . .J ip -c
"- snthrrz. mariel- ia ?.Vw i'orfc; comprising
ie Ooluen Bran ok tev, rornst I'nrlor, Cas-
e Puilor. Prjre Ktrnge, So Oct 27. 1885 ly
B. F. ElfCKEE,
Wholesale and Retail Druggist.
Corner of Ferry ad Preston Streets,
KEEPS constantly on liand a large and com-
plete assortment of fresh Drugs and medi-
cines, Paints, Oils, Dye stuffs, Perfumery, Shop
furniture, Surnical Instruments, Window Glass,
Glass Ware, Fine Cutlery, Books, Stationary,
Patent Medicines, &c, &c,
The orders of Physicians, Merchants, and
18 Prescriptiuns put up with neatness and
dispatch, at all hours. 35-tf.
Books and Stationary.
"JUST received and for sale low for Cash,
the following standard and popular works:
"Webster's unabridsed Dictionary;
Bancroft's Ilistory of the U. States, 5 vols.
Rollin's Ancient Ilistory, 2 vols.
Gibbon's Home, 6 vols.
Conquest of Mexico, by Prcscotfc,
Ferdinand and Isabella, "
Irving's "Works complete, 14 vols.
Swift's "Works, 2 vols.
Lamartine's History Girondists, 3 vols.
Gillies' Greece, 4 vols.
Cooper's Naval History of the U. States.
Robertson's Works, 3 vols.
Newman's Dictionary Spanish.
Gei man and Enclih Dictionary.
The Works of Lord Chesterfield.
War with Mexico, by Ripley, 2 vols.
Cuvier's Animal Kingdom.
Lossing's Pictorial Ilistory of the Revolution
Anthon's Roman Antiquities.
Life of Paul Jones.
Muller's Universal History.
Milton's Poetical Works.
Cowper's Poetical Woiks.
Byron's " "
Shakespeare Milton and Young.
Brittiah Poets, 3 vols.
Voyage around the World, Reynolds.
Tilt's Elements of Health.
Maternal Management of Children, by Bull.
Judge Halliburton's Yankee Stotics.
Do Boismont's Rational History of Halluci-
nations. Intermarriage &c, by Walker.
Mackay's Popular Delusions.
Tuckerman's Characteristics of Literature.
Simpson's Santa Fee, New Mexico, and the
The Poetical Works of Mrs. Hemans.
The Yegetable Kingdom by Lindley.
Encyclopedia of Domestic Economy.
Grecian and Roman Mythology.
Washington and his Generals.
Napoleon and Marshals.
Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and
McCulloch's Geographical Dictionary. .
Instmction books for the Piano, flute, violin,
Coe's Drawing Card3.
Weem's Washington and Marion.
Gregg's Commerce of the Prairies.
Campbell's Poetical Works.
Cromwell's Lerters and Speeches.
Modern Britlish Essayists, by Cexlyle.
Do ; Macauley.
Fioe assortment of Miscellaneous works.
Handsomely Illustrated Ann-is and Friend-
soin books, for Presents, &c.
J Scrap books and-jJoums, Illustrated elcgant-
' I Stewart's jrrc'nt work on the'Is'avu.-LSixtiiers I
of the United States.
Novels, a large assortment, by the best auth-
ors. Stationa-y, a superior assortment, plain and
Episcopal Church Service books, very elegant.
B. F. ilUCKER.
February 23, 1 4 31 tf
' Valuable Biedical &. Sszrgicai I3oolih.
JUST received and for sale low for Cash, by B.
F. RUCKER, "Washington, Texas:
Paget's Surgical Pathology;
Meigs' Valpeau's midwifery;
"Walton's Operative Opthalmic Surgery, by Little;
Royal's materia medica and Therapeutics;
II S. Dispensatory, by "Wood & Bache; new edition;
Christison & Griffith's Dispensatory;
Dunglison's Human Physiology;
" New Remedies, New edition;
Christison on Poisons;
Paxton's Anatomy, by Lewis;
Turner's Chemistry, by Rogers;
Griffith's Medical Botany;
Gardner's " Chemistry;
Pancoast's "Wistar's Anatomy;
Elis' Medical Formulary;
Sharpey and Quaiif s Anatomy, by Lcidy;
Massie's Electic Southern Practice;
Bcaslcy's Druggist's Receipt Book;
" medical Formulary;
Family and Ship medicine Chest Companion;
Smith's Anatomical Atlas;
Intermarriage, by Walker:
The American Practical Receipt Book;
Noad's Chemical Analysis, by Morfit;
Morfit's Chemical and Pharmaceutical manipula-
tions: , Headland, on the Action of medicine;
Spectacles, their uses ami anuses, by bicliei;
ilt's Elements of Health;
Ether and Chlorform in Surgery aud Dentistry,
&c, bv Flagp.
Mnich 2, 1854. 32-tf
Tjj" have just recti ved a very superior assortment
JL of Tterfnmery and fancy articles for the toilctt.
I shall be pleased to hive ycu call and enm-
ine them. J'. F. KTJCK5II
Just received, and for sale, y B. F. RucKEn.
Norwood's Tincture of Vcratrvm Yiride for oon-
1 troilins the action of the heftH and arteries, in
111 CHses where there is pretrtB.tural frequency.
npUIE Brazos Tonic and Alterative, certain
.1- cure for all cases of chronic ague, sssocixtc-d
with enlargement ofthesplenn and liver, and im -
mirawnt nf tin. in?n nd functions of the dlKw
ie (iitfM- f
I" "" " - -- c ,
This Wme h hc Juiir testca. Ana any hum-
her of cwtfficHiMcunMleaJiowH , from many ol ,
the most reaneeable citizens of this county, to
nrovethRt iu. efficacy is of the most beneficial
This Wme h ucesimir ieica. na any hum- i
Pepsred airti sold only by B. F. Rneker wholf-1
sale and retail Druggist, coraer ol rerry
Preston streets, Washington, Texas.
None genuine withput my written signature
B. F. RUCKBR
Brown & Gordon,
Manufacturers and Dealers io'l'in
and Slieet Iron Ware, Stoves,
Pumps, ere. etc'
E have just received a large and beautiful
assortment of Stoves, 51the newest and
most ppproved styles, consisting of Parlor, Office,
School and Cook Stoves. The castings are of the
finest and heaviest quality. We will sell them at
the lowest prices for casfi, or its-equivalent.
Also, just come to hand a large stock of Force
and Lift Pumps, of die best manuf.ictnre, which
we will put up (if desired) at thn most reasonable
prices. The Deep Well Pump is a most desirable
article, as it will work in a Well of ary depth,
from ten to eighty feet !
Our Pumps for Cisterns or shallow Wells, are
also of the best quality, and sold at low prices,
Lightning Rods, on the most improved princi-
ple, put up in the best style.
n e are tnc original Inventors and Makers of
our Patent Fire .Hunting Lamp, a stock of which
we have always on hand.
Our stock of Tinware is large and complete,
and all manufactured by ourselves from the best
All kinds of Building work, such as Tin or
Zinc Roofing, Guttering, etc., etc., done in the
best manner. From our lanre exnerienee in this
branch of business, we feel assured of giving en-
I tire satisfaction, and will guarantee our work in
' every particular.
vuuurs irom any pare oi tue country will meet
with prompt attention.
Washington, November 10, 1S35. 4t
New and Splendid Goods!
Handle, McPnaill & Co,
"jDJEG leave to inform their friends and the pub-
SLB Vc, that they are now receiving direct from
the commercial emporiums of the Union, the larg-
est and most splendid stock of
FALL & WINTER GOODS,
ever brought to this market, embracing almost
every variety adapted to the scas'on, all of which
we offer for sale at the lowest market prices, to
which we invite the attention of our friends, and
of buyers generally, before ranking their Fall and
Winter puicliascs, and we feel assured that an ex-
amination of our Goods and prices, will scarcely
fail to give satisfaction to the closest buyers.
Our stock consist- in p-irt of
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods,
Ladies, misses and childrcns shoes, gaiters, bus-
kins, ties and slippers, walking shoes. &c. A full
assortment of gentlemen's fine calf and patent
leather; boots calf and cloth Congress Shoes. A
good assortment of hunting water-proof and mud
boots and brogans, &c. Hats and Caps. A large
and choice assortment of Hardware, together with
Quecnsware, Cutlery &c.
We would particularly call the attention of the
Ladies to our hnndtome assortment of dress goods
of the latest tyle, such as :
Rich embroidered silk tissues and berege3 ;
Plain bereges, assorts, colors;
Rich figured dress silk3,
As?orted colored satins ; embroidered muslins ;
Rich embroidered delaine robes; fancy Paris do ;
Plain and printed all wool delaines ;
Plain and figured alpacas ; French chitnzes ;
Ginghams; crape de Paris; moliair lusters;
Linen lustres, calicoes of cvcr3- style;
Unbleached and bleached muslins;
Turkey reds; crash: table covers; napkins;
White and colored fi-innels: white gauze do.
Ready Made Clothing. Bagging and Repe,
Groceries, &c. In a word we have nearly every
thing that is kept in a Dry Good Store in this
country, and we are determined to sell them as
low as they can be sold. Call and Judge foryour-
selve3. Liberal cash advances upon Cotton and Coun-
try rrodu-c, for shipment to cur friends.
Ortfttrr. 18-4-1 1-tf
Nov: (ifnuis for 1st ,Tasxn.rv fS.J.
8.9 A- DLL. ilcl'U A1LL X Co , intend opening
&. on the lstd-iy of January next a 11ewand.givethematri.il. V.re have been liberallv patron-
complete anrtmcr.tof fancy goods, fresh from i2cd by the peopie of Texas, and hope "by strict
the iNorth, which being added to their present ex- attention to the interest and wishes of oar nat-
tensiveassoitiaent will piy purchasers to call r0ns to merit a continuance of the sane. These
:md givo us a look. machines can be procured of our local or trav-
22r:3E:'"S."Sr eOCOSS2&So el!nS ageut3. AVe vil! continue to ship gins and
I Vl :viJK.'rl'VrS
hfTE 01 tr.c firm nss nt-v,. . tn"e cities oriJds
K ton, New York and Philadelphia, during the
summer, and has devotud his time to purchasing
Goods, feel confident they can offer to the public
as good, che.-.p and well selected htock, a3 ever
has been in tnis market, and would say to their
numerous patrons, call aud examine for your-
selves, gu No trouble to thow goods.
September 21, IS54 C-ly
Come One. Come Ail!
CO 1,13 MAX & LEVY.
EALERS m genenil Merchandize, "Washing-
ton, are constantly receiving new and sea
sonable goods, which will be sold at their usually
known low prices.
Thanking their friends and the public generally
for past favors, they solicit a continuance of pat-
ronage. "Washington, Oct 29, 15-
R. I. FRENCH & J. R. FRAXICLIJV,
HAVING associated themselves as partners in
the Commercial business, will keep con-
stantly on hand a general assortment of Mer-
chandise. You can buy Goods from us on rea-
sonable terms for c.ish or prompt payment.
Washington, March 1st, 18d5-2o-tf.
LEWIS S WOLFSOjV,
CALDWELL, BURLESON COUNTY, TEXAS,
ETUI5N to their numerous patrons sincere
thanks tor past f.ivors, and respectfully so
licit a continuance of the same at their old stand-
They arc constantly receiving large additions to
their stock of Goods from New Orleans and the
cities of the North. From their kn owledge of the
wants of the citizens of Texas, and by close appli-
cation to business, they pledge themselves to me-
rit the patronage of all. A large assortment
comprising every thing usually found in mercan-
tile establishments in this country, and suited to
the season, will be kept constantly on hand and
sold wholesale or retail, cheaper than the cheapest
fer cash. Aaron Lewis,
32 ly IV. II. YTolfso.v.
T&TOTICK- The co-partnership heretofore
JL.M existing between Sledge & Buck, is dissolved
by mutu.il consent. Wm M Sledge is alone nu-
Thori:td to settle all debts and collect all claims
due ii"t firm SLBDGE & BUCK.
Anril 1, 1Nj5.-Tv
'SjST'iqql- M. Sled.ge,
CHAVPEJ.L HILL, TEXAS,
S now reeeivine and openin" a very large
and supeiior a.-sortmcnt of goods pur-
...j v i.;...ir ,! .,u i, i.,nco.l
j, - J -,-., W- .,,;
Miun iii'-m iu iuc "' i """'"b
., ,. - . :u-
anu aujoiiinig cuiuuit-a, uc i nin io
heretofore to sHI on tune to good men.
. C0Bssjsts of e;ory variety and style
,. . , . J J, , jn,
's dry srd and men and boys roi
heretofore to s'!i on tune to good men. ms
made ciottiiii'?. a large assoi tment. anoes,
l.tooi:,, Hats and Bonnets a well hclccted a-
sorlinent, come anu cxaiiiiuu uiciii uiuiu
purchasing el-ewhere lrown and bleached
fltirting anl sheetinir, Calicoes at every price,
I and Hosiery foiu "no dollar per dozen to any
Hardware and Outlerypuit the wants
Steam Sato iittlls.
Steam Saw Mill.
BARRY, MONTGOMERY & CO.. would in-
form the public that they are still prepared
to furnish good pine lumber of every description.
Orders addressed to us at Anderson, Grimes coun-
ty, will be punctually attended to.
No lumber can be allowed to be taken from
the mill unless the cash ispaid or satisfactory
Feb. 4, 1852. 3-47-ly.
ARNOLD'S STEAM SAW MILL
Situated fourteen miles south-west of Mont-
gomery, on Mill creek, in Montgomery county,
and twenty-five miles from Washington, where
all persons can be supplied with the best of Pine
Lumber of any description, at the shortest no-
tice, at the following prices :
First quality $15 00 per thousand ;
Second do. $7 50 "
All orders addressed to me at Montgomery,
will be promptly attended to.
Fcb'y 2d, 1S54. 23:tf. E. L. Anxom.
Luniber For Sale.
M McRAE & BROTHER, have on hand
about two hundred m feet of dry and well
assorted pir? lumber for sale. Their mill is lo-
cated in Montgomer3' county, twenty-three miles
from Washington. The diroct route to our mill
from Washington is through Wallace's Prairie in
Grimes county, situated six miles above Ar-
August 10th, 1854. 1 12m.
FTnnE partnership heretofore existing between
JL Farnuhar & McCutchan, in the Steam Saw
Mill, is this day dissolved by mutual consent,
W. II. McCutchan having purchased the entire
interestin said Mills, will continue to sell Cedar
Lumber at 21-2 cash or octs. per foot for good
paper, except cxtia lengths and choice lumber.
J. L. Fakquhar,
W. JET. McCbtchaw.
Jan. 1st. lS55-20-ly.
Steam Mill Grimes County.
THE undersigned would respectfully inform
the citizens of Grimes, and the adjoining
counties, that they have erected a STEAM MILL,
seven miles east of jJndcrson, where they are
prepared to iurnish any quantity of good" Pine
lumber, at the shortest notice.
Persons wishing their lumber stacked and kept
for them, must receive it at the mill as soon as
they are notified of its being sawed.
No lumber will be taken from the mill without
the cash or satisfactory arrangements.
Lettcraddressed to us at --nderson, will meet
with pvwnpt attention. Smith & Terrell.
January 1, 1S54. 23-ly
Steam Saw Mill, Grimes Co.
M. BULLOCK, takes this method of in
forming the public that this mill is situa
ted 18 miles from Washington and 9 miles" from
Atdcrson on the tfoad Jo Montgomery.
Pine seasoned Lumber, of all kinds, constantly
on hand, which will be sold as cheap as any from
the surrounding mills.
All orders from a distauce will be punctually
Terms, cash, unless satisfactory arrangements
are made. March 17, 1855-25-ly.
Notice to Planters.
Cotton Gin $f Corn Mill Manufacturers,
AVID AVERY & RUFUS RHODES Will
be prepared by the 1st of April next, to de
liver Gins and Mills to planters at their planta-
tions, within 100 miles distance from their fac-
tory, and will keep on h-md Gins aad Mill of
.nemost approved style. This faotory is a branch
of thehousc of B.& D. Avery, Greensboro. Ala.,
and having had 25 years experience in the bu-
siness, we feel warranted in saying to the public
that we wilt ,tnt;cue tc- m-mufneture gins an.
i mills cqu-'l to any in use The gc neral sacisfac-
tion tnev nave given wherever thev iuwe been
USed. renders it unnecessary to sv mnrp tl.an to
j mills to planters on tne coast,, when too far off to
ses when, usea accemnig u JT. ;njy-,
'. "fWA . ....vv. k u..ivmi . vii n. i 11 ra
companving eacu an anuiniit
Prices as here
tofore: $J5 per saw for the plain box sin; for the
fire proof water box gin $10 more will be charg-
ed; for the cologne rock mill, 16 inches diameter
with c st iron gearing, $100; for the French burr
rock, IS inches diameter, made to iron gearing
Local .? gents Austin & Edexmgtem, "Washing-
ton, It nifington & YanAlstyne,Anderon; H. D.
Taj-lor Houston; R. M. Forbes, Port Lavaca; C
L. Owon & Co., Texana.
AYERY & RHODES
nuntsville, Texas Nov. 7, 1S52. S5-ly
ON THE ERAZOS,
TTIVDERHILI. & SHEPARD, inform
sJ the public, that they have gone to consider,
able expense in building a new and substantial
ferry boat for the Brazos river. The boat is
seventy-eight feet in length, and twelve feet wide,
built out of the best cedar, aad will be furnished
with aprons, on the most improved principal, so
that wagons, during the loir stages of the river,
can cross the river as ifon s bridge. "I he banks
are also being considerablyi improved.
Feb, 17 !855-21-,tf.
TUe iN'ew & Splendid JLiglit Draught
THIS favorite steamer having been built ex-
pressly to run the shallowest rivers, and
having been purchased, at a heavy expense, to
engage permanently in tho Brazos trade, it is hop-
ed aud confidently believed that the people far
and near will patronize this boat in a. liberal man-
ner. II er cabin accommodations are equal to any
in the State, and her capacity for freight, consid-
ering her extraordin-.ry light draught, I superi-
or to any boat on the Southern rivers. She will
run regularly between Washington and Galves-
ton, via the Canal.
For freight or passage apply on board.
March 10, lS35-24-tf
Elegancies for the .
P. RUCKEIt, respect-
o fulH' announces to his
fiieuds and the public, that
he has just opened .tnd ex-
posed for sale the largest and
best selected stock of Fash-
ionable and elegant perfum
ery and Fancy Toilette arti
cles ever brought to Washington.
All aro requested to call and examine for
June 7, IS55. 3tf
Novels and statiouerj .
IJave just received a large and well se
lected stocl of the above named articles.
?. F. Rucker.
AVashinston, June 7, 1S55. 35tf
3fi iic,iB ran tl ies.
Pinct, Castcllcon &Co. Vintige, 1S47,
. Seignette's Superior Pale,
eau Bernard Superior Pale,
vur,) r- n '-
Treniont House J, W. Shaw,
respectfully informs the public that
this larce and well known establishment
has been fitted up in the best style for their ac
JGvery attention will be given to the comfort
of visitors, and the table will be furnished aith
the best the country affords.
He solicits a call from his friends and the pub-
lic generally, who may have occasion tovIsitGal-
ST AH Hotel, Corsicana -War. W. Mc-
Phaiu., having taken charge of the above
Hotel will use every effort in his power to lender
those who favor him with a call comfortable. His
table shall be supplied with the best thet coun-
try affords. He respectfully solicits a share of
public patronage. 35 ly
LA GRANGE HOTEL,
FAYETTE COUNTY, TEXAS.
fBinE undersigned having purchased the
JL above property are determined tchjas
keep as good a house as anybody. InJ
connection with the Hotel is
where horses will receive the very best -attention."
Mr. II. also, keeps constantly on hand good" sad-
dle, buggy and carriage horses, for sale, hire or
trade. There is also attached to the Hofela good1
Bar Room, well supplied at all times kith tho-
best of Liquors, Segars, &c. which will be cheer-
fully handed out by Dave Nichols, formerly ef
March 10, 1855-24-tf.
Congress Jlvenue, Austin, Texat.
EB. Smith, Proprietor. This wdlknow
o establishment, lately conducted! by Mr
Compton.and formerly by Capt. J. M.'W.Hall,.
has boon thoroughly repaired and newlj furnish-
ed, and will be managed in future by tie undersigned-.
Every effort will be made by tie propri-
etor to render the Hall House worthy of the
patronage of the public, by the employment or
the most attentive servants that can b secured,
and the procurment of every essential aid delica-
cy that the market can afford. .In ordejto com-
bine the comforts of a home with the enjoyments
of a public house, the proprietor will tevote his
undivided time to tae wants ot his guexs.
The prices at this house wilt be as uasonable-
is a good table will justify, and equaly aa low
as those of -imilar houses throughout thj State.
Nov. 24th 'b5. tf E. B. SMITH, Pnprietor.
rPniS House has established a renujttion nn-
JL surp.issed by any in the State a -rell spread
table, the best the country affords; attentive ser-
vants, a good stable and plenty of provnder.
This, house is thuated on the North sue of the
Public Squ-ire'. The undersigned tedcrs hia
thanks to his friends and the travelingUiblfc for
their very liberal patronage heretofore', and re-
spectfully solicits a continuance, whichhe hopes
to merit by strict attention to the w.nts and
comior:s or tnetriivelingpuhlic.
October 12, 1854. Mart
LARTrrf K. &ELI..
"jO" C. McINTYRE, having purchased
JLJ&.Q the 1sshingun County Hotel,"'
and added it to Uie above hoase. is nre J
wired to accommodate all who feel distcwl to.
give liim a call, assuring his guests that hj best
endeavors will be used to render them cdforta-
Ilia stables will always he furnished wiUplen-
iy of provender and. attentive ostlers.
S W- OilAIrDLER. successor to J.
1 cn.'set. irroTuwi-ft;ev .... .t-Jtrrr-
ronage of hfe ,K'?5KS5
Persons who may see proper to patronise this
house may rest aswred that no means will be,
spared to add to thrcomfortfimd to give gener-
fTWE proprietor returns hisanks tothepub--M
he for the very liberal patrouaTi- heretofore
received, and desires by strict attention to the
Avants of his patrons, to receive a cbtinuan;e of
their f.ivors. April27,1855. "
MA N JV I IV aHOUSE,
1YTNG been greatly enlarged-and entirely'
icimcu uy mT proprietor, is now reaar ic-
receive visitors. Every attention paid to nsts-
to render them comfortable and at home.
The stables shall at all times be supplied iaiix
provender and attentive ostlers.
April 27, 1S55. J. TV. MANNING.
TV. EMMONS, has again returned, ttfhb
old stand, where he will be pleased to see
his friends and the public. He deems It useless
to say that his " table will be supplied with the
best the country affords," bnt he will say tSa,
that whoever calls on him once,'wiUbe: very pt
to call again. Jan. 23, 1855-18-tt
A. LOTT, respectfully offers the accomno-
dations of the above house 'to nis frlccda
and the- boarding and traveUng community; in
general, and that he expects to continue the SiT.
siness in such a manner, that no efforts on his
part shall be wanting to secure a liberal shire
of patronage from a generous pubHe, No efibrt
shall be spared in furnishing the'taBle at all
times with every variety that can be afFordnL
Aly motto is to render every person eomfortailo
who may favor me-with a call, and make him
feel when he leaves that he will be suretoafoo
with me again when he returns.
Jly stable connected with, the Hotel, ia cox
plcte,and I pro'essto understand the importance
of keeping horses as they should be Kept, and I
have the boys that will do justice to that'det
My prices will be as low as. the times will Jns-
March, 1853. 4-28-12m.
Oq:o ,n o2sy
To Printer's and Publishers :
TAlfE?5 fiONXER & SOtf. Ifos. 29. si
tl and 33 Beekman Street, New. York, bog
leave to inform the Trade that they havo
this day issued, their New Specimen, and that
it i-! now reatly for delivery to tliefr old pat-
rons as well as to all who pstronisq their
J Foundry. Iu it will be found anewsories of
taces, trotn Pearl to Pica, surpassing ?f p03,
sible- their oclebrated Scries ofJcuh Cut
TJw-lrcT-TyPe iTepartment &BRQ- ajj
unsurpassable variety of beautifuLsytf se,
lectcd from France, Germany, an7.
The Scripts and Bodering are nao
firbt time presented to the PWjfsii0
and arc the productions of the KrmrJc3Q
-I European Artisfs. ,
New Series of Gl ces
-arn.l.Tob JtmS' a
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