Texas Ranger. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 20, Ed. 1, Monday, December 17, 1860 Page: 2 of 4
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MOHDAY, DECEMBER It. 1860.
ToidrertisersThe Texas'Iianger offers
"great inducements to business men, who wish
to avail themselves of the benefits of adver
sing. Being the oldest paper in Central
Texas, and havingj circulation in every
county in the Stale, also in every Southern
State, the proprietors flatter themselves that
thoewbo advertise in its columns, will be
most amply remunerated.
gf We call attention to the adver
tisemenyfGhas.Reed, Tvho is" agent for4
many -valuable iracts of land in and
around Drenham.v . good chance for
;bose wishing to bnyjown lots.
Ji See in
, tfelTnaTXeinbach is irb..ned that Fs
card regularly published, See 3td column
of 3rd page underGaVeston, adve.-'se-
-. See card of T. E. Thompson, Houston
IrTTT "has the reputation of be'ilg one of
the hist Tvatehmak& and jeweleis i the
G-ivelun a caM and exan-'ael "s f ne
See advertisement pf change of
-Sfe-. - -
3 We are informed by Mr. Heely
ibatt-temain spann of tbe bridge across
tb.e -Brazos river is completed, and that
Ihejbridge itself will be finished be
forejveryany days, when we may
Ibokfor-tbe cars to arrive in Brcnham.
gf -We regret to learn of the death
on Uriday, of Mrs. Law, "wife of Dr. ?.
L -isfiv T7ho resides near this place.
't? It r be onserved that the Mass
Meebg at this place recommended three
gentlemen only as -delegates to he conven-
tion, "whereas we were entitled io two dele-
gates and hi vConjuctioa with Payette, to
-two floaters : JSbt ha"ug had any concer-
tedlaetion. with the later County it was
i&ought bet to d'vide the floate's, giving
Syette one idrrcing-Ebiherlv eitbw
-er tire uounrv or irayeue, nor e jonvea--:
.-, .- ;.--) "-5, .- t . frrrr ;
iionas a"body will felusc to recognise tFs
fgroceecling, it be;ng more convenient for all
"trv teeting on Satj3jilaCT'WJn-aj
of the jnost satisfactory, both in its con-
iduct and results, we have ever had the
pleasure of attending. There -were
present "between five and seven hund-
edersoiis, representing everyovoea-
tion andgpursuit of life. Doctors, Lawyers,-
Jrmers, Mechanics, MercHnts,
-were assembled together and harmon
dbusly prboceeded -to deliberate upon
jjhOjtCondition of the country, and decide
Tipon the course of action necessary to
bi&pursued ?i the present political em-
gSaoh, individual present manifested
aninterest in the proceedings, that we
have never before seen equalled in any
apolitical assembly. It was truly a meet-
ing of thrraasses a meeting in which
Hjveiy one felt he had something at
4rake which, required It's careful atten-
tion? Great unanimity prevailed not
, "af single-voice dissenting to any part of
the proceedings. Harmony, and calm,
Jodl deliberation were the order of the
W could not help but note the gen-
eral appearance of inteigence, and
.manliness of those composing the mul-
Ifcitude. One needed but to glance at the
tlirbng of anxious faces- to assure him-
self that nothing rasli or hasty would be
doneljy such men.
The speech, of the Uev. Dr. Garter,
made at the unanimous request of the
meeting, was replete with fervid elo-ug-TBOgnd'
lygloy-aTid -that -earnestness'
of manner wlucliionly springs fom
the unalterable conviction of the truth
jof ones sentiments. Its effect upon the
nudience waSth,lling,and was frequent
ly e-vinced by loud applause and enthu
'tThe three eminent gentlemen recom-
mended by the meeting as delegates, are
-loo well known both in and out of the
,county to need any eulogy Trom us,
Jiheir jiames are written m the annals
B? We learn that a military com-
pany has been organized in Washings
ton, composed of sixty men. We are
glad tonote this. It shows that the
people-of some portions of Washington
coirntyare not indifferent to the neces-
sHyJpr military organization, though
we are sorry to say, that the complin
menfc uMiot be applied to this place.
This reflects credit upon the Washings
tonians. Are we less enterprising than
1 ev or why is it veaoalso get
up aouiethiiig of the kind. Will some
body tell ns ?
& riegressspeaking of her children,
saidoSsone who was lighter --tlmnJip
xest: Lnebber could bear tlat at-bratj
:ase no snow uixs so easy fb
Have we a Dictator ?
The treatment of Governor Houston,
towards the Houston Committee, upon
being presented, by the'eminent gentle-
men who composed it, with the memo-
rialof theirconstituents calling for a ses
sion of the Legislature, was character-
ized by his usual contemptuous man-
ner. The committee from. Burleson
county met with the samaif not greater
indignity. So far as we are advised,
this has been the case with every peti-
tion that las been presented.
"Notwithstanding the position of Gov-
ernor Houston in the present state of
political affairs, placing him in oppose
tion to the dominant popularsentiment,
be should "at least treat-with that re
spectbich is due them, the people
who bave made him what be is. He
does not deny thenigbt of petition, and
when the people adopt that method of
appealing to him, he "s recreant to every
principle pfcourtesy, as well as duty,
f he fails to give it a careful attentive
and deliberate perusal and a proper re-
ply. His conduct appears all the more
acelessin the case of Burleson county,
when it is Temembered, that a majority
iof Iter citizens, and of those who stand
most prominent on the petition list, gave
him their vote in the last g abernatorial
election. Tfiese-individuals thought
that when they gave their voice for
Houston that they were placing a man
in the Executive Chair who word be
the Governor of the people who would
accede to their unanimous will, express
ed in alegltimatechannel,much less were
they prepared to receive at his hands a
wanton and unprovoked insult. They
were not aware that they were appoint-
ing an agent, who would constitute
himself a dictator and array the dictum
of his majestic will, against the voice of
a united people who have always main-
tained the right of thinking for thems
But this modern Caesar wishes to
"bestride the State like a Colossus,"
whilst the free citizens of Texas " walk
under his huge legs and peep about to
find dishonorable g.-aves" for themsel
ves and their opinions. Immaculate
himself, he seeks to enlighten those
whom he has just insulted so flagrantly,
to tear away by force the heretics from
their heresies, which are heresies, for
- gjjg because not emanating from tbisjj
The meat of popular favfcr -tte pap
of office upon which ourlCa3ser has
bAPn fppdi ntr-lins so nuffediMm up, that
he-s.IU3ivn.OTeater than tgose whn
Tr. rfirnninq rw$w ror-thc
I people to act for themselves'in the pre
sent emergency. It is thsir duty to
pass by the indignities and insults, cast
upon them by the Governer, and vindi-
cate the cbaracter of the "Star State
from the dishonor he would bring upon
her by his temporizing policy. Our
sister Southern Stateswho are more
fortunate than we, in havingmen at
the;r head who reflect their willTfild -
lead them m the remedial course they
are adopting, liave left us far beliind in
the general movement of resislence to
So let us act at once ! let not the name
of laggard be truthfully applied to us !
et it not go forth to those who are
giving us an example, that Texas has a
dictator for her people.
Caldwell, Burleson- Co.,
Dec. 8th, 1860.
To the Editor of tlie "Texas Ranger"
The citizens of this county assembled
here to-day to hear the answer of the
Governor to the Memorial sent up from
this county, requesting him to call the
The meeting was organized by call-
ing B. J. Chance, Esq., to the chair, and
Jas. Thomas, Secretary.
The committee who had waited on
the Governor, stated that they received
no answer from him, and had no other
report to make. The meeting then
passed a resolution requesting the Gov-
ernor to resign, and permit some other
person to fill the Executive chair who
would comply with the manifest wishes
of the people of the State. This resol n
tion was passed, as were all the others
acted upon by the meeting, without a
The meeting then adopted the Dlan
recommended by the meeting at Hous-
ton, ordering an election for delegates
to a State Convention, election to be cu
the 8th of January, and Convention to
be held m Austin on the 4th Monday
in January. To this plan it is hoped
all the counties in the State will at once
agree, and proceed to act upon it.
If 'Gen. Houston vishes to ascertain
whether the farmers and stockra;sers
and the masses of tho people are enaf-
ed in these movements, or whether, as
charge 1 by him in his contemptible
Huntsville letter, they are gotten up
and conducted by rash and hot headed
politicians, ho had better attend some ' '
them, and he will then see and know
what manner of men are concerned in
this movement. Tyranny U a part o"
the old man's nature, and he now re-
joices in the opportunity to exhibit it,
but he will learn tojiis cost that he has
this time made a grand mistake, and
fthaj; the people are determined, in spito
of him, to protect themselves and their
property against the Black llepublicans.
No-Concepions ! No Compromise 1 !
A. S. BEOADDUS.
"TJnbustled ladies, pure and undefiled
cb i istians, disinterested friends, common
honesty, sound potatoes, good whiskey,
first rate butter and rich printers, &o
uMther scarce now-a-days.
Great Mass Meeting ! ! !.
TilE PEOPLeIn" EARNEST I ! !
Enlliusiaslie Unanim'ty for Immeiia.e
cession ! ! !
At a meeting of the cilien'of
Washington county, held puisuant to
public notice, at the Court Houso in
Brenham, on Saturday, tho 15th inst.,
the following proceedings tvcio had :
On motion, Col. A. M. Dewis was
called to the chair, and Messrs. John
Sayles, Gid Linscnra, G. Folder, H.
Garrett, J. L. Farquhar, G. W. Graves,
John Young, "A. G. Haynes, J. Dau-
derdalc, El J. Swearingon and U.
Pennington weie elected Yice Presi-denls-
Mossrs. Bassett, TTpshaw, Swcarlnn
gen. Uogers and Eagsdalc wore elect-
The President stated the object of
tho meeting in a lucid and energetic
style, -which was welL received, and
D. H. Davis, Esq.. offoied a resolu-
tion providing for tho appointment of
twenty-ono citizens, to draft reolu
tions expressive of the sense of tho
meeting. Tho following gentlemen
were appointed upon .said committee
. H. Davis, J. P. Hoy, John Dark,
J. B. Eobertson, T. T. Clay, Thomas
Barton," E. T. Pie welly n, George
Campbell, G- W. Crawford, J. AleY
ander7 J. E Spann, J. E. Shepard, J,
Lauderdale, J. V. Matson, D. h. Dinco,
cum, A. 3kl. 2J!. Upshaw, J, H. Daid-
son, B. B. Hutchinson, J. H. Tom, JN.
Kavanaugh and I. M. Onins.
Tho Committee on Eesolutions hav-
ing retired to consult, by unanimous
request, tho Eev. Dr. Caiter, jPresi
dent of Sonic Dnlvcrsity, addressed
the audience in a speech on immediato
action replete with sound reasoning,
logic, wit, pathos and humor, of some
two hours in length, in the delivery
of which he was frequently interrup.
ted by enthusiastic applause and loud
and energetic cheers.
At the conclusion of this effective
speech, the thanks of the mooting
were, on motion, unanimously tender-
ed to tho orator, and a copy of his -address
solicited for publication, and
Tho committee loturned and made
tho following report :
Tour committee appointed to pre-
pare and report a plan of action for -your
consideration, respectfr1'y sub
-Eosplvod, That a Convention of the
People of Texas is expedient and nec-
essary, to consult upon and de Iso tho
best mode, and the moasuro of resist,
ance; and to procure tho sanction of
tho sovereign State of Texas thereto.
jjEesolvcd, That the following plan
iho election of Delegates to a Gon-
venUoabo -rftfrj-fed for "Wahinffjon
County, and recommended to our sis-
1st. That tho Convention bo held
at the city of Atretic onthc 'Ii -Mxmj
day of January, A. D. 1S6L
2d. That each Ecpresentativo Dis
tiict established by thcajmorlionmcnt
act of 18C0, elect doublo tho number
of delagates that it is entitled to elect
Eepreseniativcs to tho Legislature un-
der said act.
3d. That the officers specified in
said act, for ordering and receiving
returns of elections, (or if they refaso
or fail, thon anv Chief Justice or Coun
ty Commissioner of tho district)- bo
i - requcstcd to. order tho -election, to bo
heldoiTtlio 8th day Of January, 1861,
and to receive the returns and givo
certificates of election, as prescribed
in tho act regulating elections for
Eopresentativesj and that in any Dis-
trict which may not be able to oloct
its dologates at the time named, said
officers bo requested to order and hold
an election on a more convenient day.
Eesolvod, That E. D. Tarver, tho
Chief Justice of Washington County,
bo and is heroby requested to order an
election of Delegates to represent this
Distiict.inthe proposed Convention,
in pursuance of tho foregoing resold
Eesolvod, That a cornmitnee of sev-
en persons be appointed by this inooN
ing to bo called tho Permanent Execs
utivo Committee, whose duty it shall
bo to disburse all sums of money rais
ed for the purpose ofpiintingand oth-
er purposesany documents necessary
to bo printed, call all necessary inceti
ings, correspond with such other
committees in this State aB may bo
deemed necessary and, in short, to act
generally in all such matters as may
bo deemed important for tho success
of oar views.
B. H. Davis,
J. P. E!oy,
J. B. Eoborton,
T. T. Clay,
J. E. Spann,
J. E. Shoppaid,
M. M. Upshur,
E. T. Plcwcllon,
G. W. Crawford,
J. II. Davidson,
B. 3. Hutchinson,
J. H. Tom,
On motion, tho
unanimously adopted, as reported.
In acconlanco with tho last resolu-
tion, the following gentlemen woro
appointed . B. H. Davis, C. B. Shep-
ard, J. B. Eobertson, P. IX. Swcarin-.
gen, G. W. Crawford, E. L. Upshaw
and J. E. McDonald.
On motion of D J. B. Eobertson,
the mooting proceeded, by ballot, to
recommend three citizens of tho coun-
ty as suitable to bo voted for as dolo-
gates to tho Stato Convention.
Aftor a preliminary ballot, Mossrs.
W. S. Oldham, James E. Shepard and
J. B. Eobertson wcio unanimously se-
lected. On motion, tho couuty papers, and
all papcis friendly to the calling of a
Stato Convention, aio requested to
The mooting, on motion, adjourned.
The utmost harmony and good fool-
ing ptevailed thiouirhput tho entire
A. M. LEWIS, Prcs-t.
S. G. 1Pal, E L. UrsiiAw, P.
Hv SwEAmtfOEN, J "D. ltouniib, J. Bas-
Later from Washington.
AfflON 0E THE SOUTHERN STATES.
3Jast:gt67 Dee. 7? The South
Carolina mcmbeis of rth House of Ee
pi esentative3 express themselves as be-
ing opposed to a premature collision. -
It is thought heie also that Georgia,
Alabamand Mississippi may endeavor 4
to proeuve-ajdeiay on tiie pai fc or bouth
Caiolina in hersecession movement.
WAsms'GTdXjDec. 7 Thewhole
of the Southern members appointed on
the commitiee of thirrythrceghe fiom
each State, to take into consideration
that portion of the Presidents message
relating to secession, re'Zuse to serve.
Washtn'gtox, Dec. 7. The mem-
bers from South Cajojina, Alabama,
Georgia and Mississippi Siew their pay
and mileage to date. which deprives
the treasury of? funds for similar ser-
Ices to other members
Waske.ngton. Dec. 7. Hon. A. H.
Stephens, of Georgiahas written a let-
ter to a friend herd urging calmness
and delay in regard to the secession
movement, and reronci'Iation for the
continuance of the ITiLoq".
Washington. Dpc. 7t It is reported
that Messrs. liiggs, vsrrjp., who ad vanceu
six millions on the ten milliou govei n-
ment loan refused paying fuither on
account of the position of South Caro
CoLU-iBLi, Dec. 6. The House of
Eepieseutativeshas unanimously passed
a bill to piovide for au armed military
force, and authorizing the Governor to
call 10,000 volunteei s into service.
New Tokk, Dec. 6, The Washing-
ton correspondent o the New York
Times, says the Governors of Yirginia
and Kentucky aie mailing arrangements
for sending commissioners to South
Carolina to urge a delay.
. The Secretary of War, Ployd, ofjir-
ninia, has written a letter, in which he
defends secession, but advocates the
joint action of the Southern States.
A report has gained currency that
Mr. Philip Clavton, of Georgia, will
succeed Hon. Howell Cobb as Secreta
ry of the Treasury.
The Government is informed of the
design of secessionists to take ForC
Moultrie as soon as the secession of
South Carolina is fairly accomplished.
New York, Dec. 6. A very gloomy
and desponding state of feeling is pre-
'vailing here among ail classes of peo
The strongest conservatives now de
spair of the Union.
The breach between the sections is
believed to be beyond the possibility of
Concession are regarded as useless.
Senator Hale's warlike speech on the
secessionists in tne benate yesterday is
Mcnc r ?s ei u c hter, and busi
ness of all Kirn
i 'Oi-cn-w. iu .
dreds of opera: iv
are being discbr
t uvl i wwi.v-'i.
New Hanip-hn ,TuUad""fl;'rKP
dents message, ad saI it failed to
look the secessiori movement in the
Ml Drown, of Mississippi, next spoke
and said, "Let us soperate.'' "
Mr. Iverson, of Georgia, said the
withdrawing States declaim allegiance.
We intend to go out of the Union before
the fourth of Marcbz peaceably if we
can, forcibly if we must. Five States
will go out, and Louisiana and Arkan-
sas will call conventions pretty soon.
Mr. Wigfall, of Texas, thought the
President would precipitate the meas-
ures be intends to avoid.
Mr. Salisbury said Deleware would
not do anything to lead to a separation
of the States.
Proceedings in Congress.
Washingon, Dec. 5. In the United
States Senate, yesterday, Mr. Clingham,
of North Carolina, made a motion for
the publication of the message. He
thought a number of the States would
secede from the Eederal Union within
sixty days, and that tho best thing Con-
gress can do, under the circumstances,
is to divide the public property fairly,
after paying the debts of the Corfeder-
acy. Mr. Crittenden, of Kentucky, said
that the gentlemen had better have stay-
ed at home thau come here to make such
Mr. Clingham replied that when the
Union ceases to protect North Carolina
the latter will give it good-bye.
Tins discussion ended, the benate ad-
journed over till to-day.
In the House of Ecpresentatives the
question of printing the message was
taken up and discusseed at considerable
Several of the Southern members re
fused to vote on tho proposition or
amendments on account of their States
having called conventions to consider
Nothing was accomplished, and, the
The message is condemded by the
extremists, both North and South. The
conservative members, including those
from the border slave States, approving
mainly of the gcueral principles cnun
In the Senate to-day Mr. Hale, of New
Hampshire, made a warlike speech on
the political state ofiiho country, He
was followed by Messrs Ivofsou, of
Georgia, Wigfall, of Texas, anclBrown,
of MississippiT'all of w horn made strong
'WlfTch do you love raobt, sir your boys
or your g" Is?' 'Why, really, when my hoys
arc little babies, and&uiKtng at the'r mother's
bicasl, I H'vo them best, but when the grow
up aud come to suck w, my piefeicucc 0 -
vjqKc towaius tne : ris '
MARRIED.- Oi Thuisday last, by
Rev. Mr. Shaver, at, theJSpi&copal chu 1 ch,
Col. A. M. LEvr, of Una place, to Mi 3.
Margaret .A. ILARiutHol'tbis County.
f4iy the Col. and hi Laudsorno bride
find the drama of 1 fe tfte moio inteiebt
mg, and the pai is thoj have to play in
it the bnghtoi aud hfrfmier, fiom being
united in the God Hitl:oed bonds of
Change of T'mo W. C. H. E.
,7 and after" iOth of J)eceher, the
Tarfw H eave licrapstead
nfc vs. in i t , v .
Arrtfcafc Braz?s .ver T . 11 4o, a irj i
Leave ie river 1 SO, Air;
43?ive at Hcnipkad . . 2 o'clock,
connecii:Kf wfh Central Eatiroad t 'a;n for
Houston, and atlhcEiver with F.P. Saw-
yer's Mail Coaches fo Westd n Texas.
v Hempstead, December 10, 0j. '.,
Printing MacMne. .
XB The subaciibcr have recently construct
ed a new
T7XPRESSLY des;gncd Tor those, offices
-tli here ihe business ;s too gre.'t to be
done on an ordinary Hand-press, but not
sufficient to wan-ant the puichase of ahish
pced, fast macb"ne. to be driven brsteam-
power. The Pre s now offered is very light
aud conven'ent in form, and "s constiuctcd
intlie most tliorongh ma vner. It has the
i egistcriniraud the patent self-flying5appai-atas,
and the best newspppci" work caa be
aoiie on it. u.ie man at; ine ciant can
eas'ly wo.'k off TOO io 800 'niprc sTons per
bo.'i. It "s conslim.ed so that s.eams'
noermaybe applied when reqn; cc
Copy of our I luslavid Catalogue, con-
taiuin": parircr'ar descn'ptions of the ma
chine, with s'ze and pi'cas, w il" be fcrn'sh-
ed on &npKcit:on. R. HOE CO.
Nos. 29 avd 31 Gold .: - , New Tori:.
Puhl sheis of new spa)e. s a.'e at liberty
to insei t ih's advc I'seiient ilbree limes in
their weekly papr. w 'til this note, at any
time during tlie next six ronih, but not
later, provided they narc lase type or ma-
terial of on manufacture for four times the
amount of their VI, which will lie a1 lowed
in settlement of ours on leccipt of a copy of
tlieV paper conta?u!ng the advertisement.
Dec 11, 1860
Town Lots Tor Sale.
HAYING over one hundred acres of land
for sale in and near the town of Bicu-
ham, I will sell the same, on ictisonable
ierms, in lots of such size as will suit pur-
chpeis. 1 ow is tlie cuance for all who want
Depot lots and building situations Titles
warranted. Address J. B. Eecd, agent for
James Huit, Bieuham, Washington county,
Texas. Dec. 10th, 1860.
FE01I Bientiam, two giey JOISCS5
one of which had on a chain with a bell
attaajied, and secured with a padlock. Any
information respecting said hoises will be
thankfully received, at thejtlangcr ouice.
Dec. 10, 1SG0.
THE undex signed informs the public that,
having pui chased the above Stable and
the srrea'cr tt Hon of lte stock, thcfinnst
I of the Hoises, CanLge anu Bugg'es ad,
inmni. a i rnmvl i tt t rn - r.t i-r t t-.tt-t-tc
1 I.rt ie mnnAMirl -f rt nnrrtirtrlvJ - -.-rt ii.hn Tin -ir
) M? -LUHeraeat-l
i im a nsnuitu jtu uuv.uii4vmvu uitpc t uu mar
ClOT7sy "W: TT5a2M5TCa! PSU'
i i it- . .rr-"-
f ccssor in the busiue.t vfJ:
r-firti rniiTOo! roc
Dec. 2.1y.-'G0. -'
- T. E. THOMPSOIV'S
Watch, Ioc and Jewelry-Slorc.
U S.IIIS establishment is now filled to over-
JL flowing with the largest and most splen-
did locic to be found in tins State.
Jewelry made to oi del and lepaircd, so as
to he as good asaicw, Seals for Courts, No-
tau'es, Masonic Lodges, Corporations, &c,
with any lequlied dign. Copper plate en-
graving in every st) le.
Thankful for past favors, and determined
to deserve an inci ease of custom, the public
is Invited to call under the new public Clock,
at the corner of Main and Congress Streets,
next to Win. M. Eice & Co. Houston
U'esas. Dec. 2, lSGO.ly.
E. E. WITHERS.
RECUVTNG, Forward tig and Commission ilcrcliani,
wi'l rcce c btoro anu forwi.' mi rchaniLzo as order
ed Will hay ippl when o-ut s are accqrapanied
b c al for produce Will rccivo, ftorc or ship cotton and
all C0L2t v rolnco as directed. W M sell cotton, hitgar. mo
lass.,liidv3, whe-vt, pecans and wool at 2Jj ? c. AU cotton
codsi icl to mo forta owll be weis'iied and stored for SO
Ua j frro of elm's thereaflor 23c per ba!o will be charged
per uOu'u forstor sc. Offiea"t? Wairlif uc TJer C R IX.
neot. Ext'udJig tlian for past faors and solicits a
coji miince of llio same Nov. 3 SCO ly.
OHiver &? 77"olTP
BIPOETER.? 1ND DEALERS IN
Green anil Dry Fruifo, Wines, Liquors,
SEGAES, TOBACCO, P1TES,
Frcneli and American Preserves, &c,
Wilson's Eor, Congeess Street,
Nvo. lSG0:y. Houston, Texas.
J. & S. IloseimeM 6 Co.5
Main Street? ' Houston, Texas,
IMPORTERS, Manufacturers aud Whole-
sale aud Retail tlealeis in domestic, fancy
and staple Dry Goods. Gents' and boys
clothing and furnishing goods, hats, caps.
bests, chocs, trunks a.al vallse, alo, ti large"
and general stock of a kmus of Goods at
Auction. Clothing made at their own Man-
ufactory, Dcy street. New York.
J. & S. ROSEXKIELD & CO., HonstOll.
Ge.vi.er & EosEN'PiEij), Xew Oileaus.
G exsl-R & RosExriELD, New York.
ov. I860 y.
S. 3IEYEU. S. ALT3CHUL.
MEYER & ALTSCHDL,
WUOLESALE RETAILS DEALER IN
Ready Made Clolliing & Gents' Furnishing
QTAPLE aud Eancy Dry Goods, Hats
kJ and C.ips, Roots and Shoes, sS
Fauey Gtocerics, Ciockcry, Glassware, &c,
Constantly on hand a laigc aud splendid
stock which will be sold at exti aordiuary
low pi'tes for cash. Houston, Texas.
Iuporiut to Travelers !
Vongiess Street, Houston, Texas.
"5DAl-SfurnLshcd at all hours from G A.
IvJL M., nutil 11, P. JM. Families sup-
plied with Oysters, F.-esh Fi&h aud Game
u season The choicest Brands of Wiues,
Ales and Porter, will be kept on 1 -md, aud
the latest New Orleans, JScw York aud
Texib paper-, tvdl be kept on G'e for the
u e ol lhoe who frequent the Saloon.
Nov 26, 18a0.1.y.
LL kinds of Printing executed at the
Rauor office iu a suporiorlnaunor.
CEB.KJXS'fe-en. L. KING, E. C. riS.
5ois, Esre oy
No 20 Broad Street,
(suite wLLf) NEW YORK.
april 1859y ,
IIEXRY SWIFT. D . I'AIGE, JAMES 1H SWIFT.
SWIFT, PAIGE & CO.,
Coinfflission ak ImpoiliiigMerGlmnis,
IsTo. ll beoadtay, " "
' (Fourth, door alrove Trinity Church,)
' apiil 1859 NEW YORK.
niPORTEES AND JOBBEES OF W
tEANCY DRESS G 0 0 D S0
392 and 394 Broadway,
EEW YOEK. "
&i. meneant jigiisi tteigipiuj
ardwarcl Cntlerv. 6unst CuJ&l
Pearl street, ana 63 Stone street. fe
John B. Bogcrt " late t'ox, Oakley
Cornelias Oakley, Jr. "j Morgan. -'
tntfr'lvTJ- "Ji..Jr.y'n.yMYrt Wirii.Vi
3G RO and EEAL Estate BEOKEU,
Congress sEccet. Ilousten, Texas. Will
give his pcisoual attention to the sale and
purchase of jSrgroes.and Ecal Estate.,
1 EefeX to Henry Sampson & Co., C. Ennis
& Co., Tan Alstyuc Taylor and T. W.
Douse & Co. Kov. 1S60.1.V.
P. H. HENNESSEY,
Tin, Slicet-Iion and Copper JYorlxr.
ALSO, Dealer in Parlor, Hall, Office and
Cookinsr Stoves ; Hard Coal and
Charcoal "Furnaces. Coffee Eoasters, Elat
Irons, Lift and Eorce Pumps,
Congress Street, y
Opposite Wm. Ml Bice's Warehouse.
Eooling, Spouting and Gutters done at the
Viioitcst notice and fully warranted.
Eov. lS60.y. Houston, Texas.
C L SJIITII. P A SPICKERKAGLE.
i-1-.i-rmTT- o rrtrni irtTfNT nTTTi
SMITH 65 oriUJV tlXX-N i.vjrxu, si
ITOHSE, Sign, Scene and Ornamental
Jl Painters, congress street, nest" i6 P.
Hennessy's Tin Shop. Work done ill the
best manner and expeditiously. Flags and
bauucis painted in a supeiior style. N r
Houston, Nov. ISGfe
JI. R. ALVAREZ, A. FERN'AMlEZ,
N. Orleans. HonstoniPexas
J. AXa. FERXANDEZ;--
ADVMIEZ, EEENANDEZ & CO.,
1 UiiXI3 UE , Jigs.
Ei&YA-tt IG.1RS AND ERODUCE,
OO -rHS&07U JilUUStmkij
tt ..f.. rr iPHt.
$ Xtr-LIcyci & CO.,
COMMISSION Merchants, ant3.
dealers iu staple and fancy drei!5ff;
goods, groceries,' hats, boots, sadmand
hardware, cutlery,' saddle trimmtiT&cVt
Navasota Depot. Will'pay the highest
marhet price for dry hides, and all kind of
produce March y. v
J. P. CLOUGH,
"F& "TCnTCTYTNG- and Forwardinsr
- Merchanta. Navasota, Texas
the Northern terminus or the 11. &
T. C. Railroad. Cotton and Merchadoise
will be forwarded promptly, and strict at-
tention given to all orders. Keep constante-
ly o hand a supply of bagging and rope,
and a full assortment of staple and fancy
groceries. ' M-rchy.
L M. FREEMAN,
ADAMS JORDABT &CO.,
rpiTE LI YERY STABLE, adjoiaing, and
X formerly connected with the Prentiss
House, Brcnham. This is a fine opportunity
for one w hiring to engage in the bnsiuess, as
the Rail Road will be completed to this place,
bv the 1st day of January 1SG1, and there
will then be a" great demaud for couveyauees
of every sort.
A bargain -can be had by applying at the
Prentiss House, to
Oct 29. '60 Vra JUL. UtlALftlAUiv. ,
" OST, the unconditional Certificate, for
JL- 320 acres of Laud, granted to Jonx
T. Cain by the Board of Land Commission-
ers of Washington County, (dje not re
collected) if not found iu thc.iro&prescrib-
ed by Law, application will be maile to the
proper authorities for a dnpliclUe of the
October 29th, 13G0. $fe f f
T?npwardinr. Jicceivinc: Uonawssion
SIGSS, LI(.U0R, &C5
Tho highest market price paid for
"Wool Hides, Pecans, &c.,
- - .-r..-- JkT3r!S35 SC1
i Ctddweli Mae aiil -Fe bT
4 T. K. CEITTllsDEN", Priucipal.
A. T. QOODWm, ,B. Assistant.
TEE EIEm AKITDAD SESSIO
of ill's scmol commenced on the 3rd of
September, afid will close on the 20tff of
December next. &
-Primary branches including Orthography'
Geography;, Arifchmcric &.6ram- x
mar. - " $lf--
.dafhemat'es Sr the Lasgtrgp--H--5:
Incidental exgnses ' " " ,501
Iso deduccn meXQrlpssofltiraeiexiRepj
in cases ui ij T.n.Lwima, vl cituui- ymv
;he teachers wiJEI
alf 1ff wBica inuse"
paid! in advance, f
J. M. WTATT.
T P. TTTOTITHSON'.
M. B. I&L,
' X J. DDISOT,
iTJCY A. MAgECDaJe D
rner inrinc n naut
" -t. T XV
drench, Ataman, Uermaneaitfe kzu,uu
Tceal & IhsnimenL
Uufce of insti tfment,
Pencil. Drainc: Oriental. Grecian and
Theorem Painting. Painting in water Colors,
Crayon di awing. Wax, Leather, Shell, and
Worsted Work, aje'&lso taught, (each) $10
Sept. tth lS6Q.t
To Siiippersnd Mercliau is.
1 a nnucrsignea, gnts or
JL the Houston and ualveston
Steamboat Company, wilt Re
-A - TERMS TEK SES&tOlCQS JWT.
?0-- $0 ?tnr M.nAllngffi
-w!i--TTS3n!B5,3-E!F v- SX
ceive and Forward nil Gooda arrivingi Gal-
veston by Sail Vessels or Steamships-coDsiqa'
ed tons Free el all'CMrgS except wnarf-
age at Galveston aud fre'ght to Hoaston,
and will forward the same- to the djce4?
Rail Roads at Houston TvitLoot espease l
cept the drayage. Parties-consigning goouwv
to us will provide means for the paymeat of "
cha ges to iubue despatch, Wc -will itfeo-
receive and forward cotton consigBed tfy'ts
t-C8aston, fiee of all charges s&r drsyxgtf
tiom Kauroauantl ireiglit to braimsost
ESW Freiglib lit ensomary xates. &
serritvc & sas-SJfc.-
k Agents, IlQUSto-
SJrH & SrCREJT. -
Sep21,3m. Agents, Grlvcston
AND r ,
"STAYING token the houe formerbr oc-
S a &iB ---V- tt
Si cupied by H. Schwe, N. B. corner of
the public sana'e, h now prepared toFrve
ti5p!ct as? f shim's
fc - --
-Besmaohs rnslUuiJim, esWMTi I
&ftyiatiEFndQi&mMfor itv xduff ihs
sick and disO'ess ffffZici&tw&h vmtlenl.
diseases, and especially jor vie-cwre. of
diseases of the Sexual Organs
lf!DIGAL advice given gratis, by the
J-tJL Acting Surgeon, to all who may apply
by letter, with a- description of leir cendin
tion, ago," occupation, habits of life &e, and
in case 6f extreme poverty, medicines funis
isbed free df charge. -
ValuableiReports on spermatorrhoea and
other dfeasesof thotsesual organs, and on
the new remedies employed in the Dispensa-
ry, sent f o the afflicted, in sealed leUer ea
velopsfrce of charge. Two or three stands
for postage would be acceptable.
Address, Dr- J. Skilliu Hoghtont Act
ing Snrgeon, Hovard Association, 2fo-
South Ninth Street, Philadelphia, Pa.B
order of the Directors. - - m
EZRA D. HEARTWEIxDregr
ff Knncn TATRnHTTJD. Se-'vL - fer-
'- 1 rf
f. w. sfcnninE. i x. nALnEitr. TV. J. g
X T, McGUIRE & CO.
9 a A YIN G erected a very superior
!. STE AM SAW MILL on the tract of
land formerlyjWncd by Col. Tnos. W. Wjp,
on Cedar Cree&, Washington county, ahccuV
18 miles North-west from Brenhara, are p
pored to furnish all Hnds of CEDAR; ASETf
OAK,tand other hard-wood lumber, of any
length to 25 feet. We are also maMmr a
first: r.ftn nRDAR SWINGLE, at STnrTH-
and 5 pr. M.and panTurnish FAILINGS, '
LATHS, &e. to order. v:
We live a superior COt yAtlLL afe"
tahedrd can grind at- any ie whea
sawing, yjerais oa'ii
& AddrvSb LoilePoiat P-
E. A. AfcEV.
hTE above are nowcc!
X on Mechanic Stix;et, near
.anu opposite the resiaencc or TnosTJLw-yer.i
Avhcre they are prepared to do all kinds of"
Carriage wflc Buggies made te order, or
repaired in iuc most f handsome and durable
style, and on the most reasonable terms.
Call and examine. Sept. 1. 1860 y.
Clieap Casli Store,
West side Pullic ScmareHenivslcad.
Stl w S- t
pOLBSALE aifd retail dealer ;n dry
J goods and groceries, ofevery descripj.
tion. " janl860y '
fBDWlNt W.1LLER Jr.
iSloragc , Forwarding & GommissionMorclanli
, ,... --,
A T the tcrminous of the Houston and Tesa
Ol Central It. R., in the buildiyg: fonnci
occupied byHl,fe' Williams. " s '-
I -am xow prepared to ve my undivided, pv
attention to the abovebusiness. -
Oct. 14, l53y v fc
, , ' - - r
THE PARNETKSH15 between' )an-
caster & Thomas, liaving',been uo
of3rcd, all accounts ducthefirm, is payaiiel
to J. Lancasior, who 13 alone authorized
collect the same. - J. LANCASTER s
Sept 10. I8G0. J.?, T-JUALAS.
-A sujily of bank ompaper, ibr printing
notes and drafts, railroad eer-
c., also au assortment of paper and
carls for bells and parties.
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