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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - January 7, 1876, Galveston, Texas                                [CONTINUED FHOJI SECONTI PAGE.] AilOXG the weighty subjects before Ukrs, A. H. BELO CO., Proprietors. t. strt-et dveniiig, close to busl- netw, fcr rent by H. M. TVucfceari Co. OC N S, (Recommendations and'nnaonncements of candidates for office, sent in by parties them- selves or tteir friends, can oiJy be Inserted as anil must be paid for. in advance.} _ '._ For Woare authorized t..-> announce 3Ir. ROBERT A. as "a candidate for the office of Tar C-jBector at the ensuing election. _ For We are authorized to announce MK. J. M, OUE? 34EXABB as a can- didate for the offica of Collector of State and "'County Taxes for GeJreSioii cooaty, at the en- suing election. _ _ ja4 till "We to announce, Major HEXRT PEXDLETOV as a candidate for tie office ot Collector ot Siaro for Gafreston iFor -We aiv authorized to aft- ncrtoe? Coi. E. KcLEA-f as a candidate for Sheriff u5 county at :he ensuing election. jaG are to an- nounce Capt- JOE ATKIKS as a. Candidate for Sheriff of Galvesicoi county. Kor "STe ere authorised to an- nounce 3Iajor JOHN W. WICKS as a candidate t )r Sht riff of Galveston county. del9 tf For County are 10 announced 3IAJ. K- 31. TEVIS ai a candi 6ata for County ensuing election. County Court. We are authorized to H. WILLlAilS as a candidate for County Jodge, to Democratic nom- ination. _ ___ jal Wo r COM jr 3 are authorized AU.STSX ns a can- dulate for County Ju-Jge at the onmilog vitm. jal of the We are to armorace BEADFOfcD HAN- COCK S3 ft candidate' for re-elecUon to the oflcft of Justice Peace, Xo. 3, Calveston coonty. for ty arc ivuthorizt-d to aaoomcBMS. OSCJLE PARISH as ocandi- date for County Clerk at the cnibjiug election. jat to Klnker rfftpectfully an- s biccaelf AS a candidate fur reelection to office of Ccninty to actioo of tin Democratic Ja i t f For CoUMt? K. J Et'OHES is a candidate for County Treasurer of Garreston subject to uoioInatloD- jal tf Kor DlXrlct P. HARBISON anjiouuces himself a office of Clerk of Iristriet Court for Galvcston to nomination by the Demo- party. ja5 tf Friday, January 1S70. Tremont Operx H onxe. Bis Bonanza trbs tbe play at the Opera House last night, uncf So-night Saratoga, a plov of c-oosiilcraWc reputii- tjon. -will be for tbe lirsi time in ttis city. Local ft_______ V. Cook, dclfoatc from Co- stopping -witli T. K. Thomp- son. Mr. W. T. Leader, proprietor of the Ltntler, is in the city, 'called at tlie NEWS office yesterday. Among those in attentlaiice on the convention, though Tjot'a delegate, is the Governor's private secretary, Ueo. DushieH, who has filled tlu3 arduous position -with courtesy to the public, and, it is presumed, satisfactorily to the Executive. The KKWS bus had oc- rosion several tunes to notice Mr." Da- shicll's copies of public documents, and execiited. f oiind them correctly tmd neatly Yesterday morning, while a horse and dray belonging to Mr. Con. Driscou was standing in front, of Hitchcock's Sons on the n loadetl float be- _ to LcGierse Co., in winding "Us -ivav along the street, turned shorl toxvard the fcorse and dray mentioned, and oefore the Scam could be stopped the tongue ivent crushing into the right aide of the horse hehmd the shoulder. The tongue, when out, brought with, U a part of the animal's Jights and a stream of blooif. The suffering beast fell, and, be- ing urged up, WHS -unhitched ai.d led away lo tlie beach probably to die. The scene is described as sickcn- _iag by those who were present, tli writhings of the strong tmimal under the pain showing intense suffering. An nfljonrnttl Hie Jouncil lieia last fulton presiding. Scaly, Kiehols, Jordan, Halff, Curville, Munn, Boyd, Ward, Henncssy. Marlow and Mason. The Jtoyor presented a message re- commending that the ordinance making it necessary that licenses be paid in cur- rency, and such action taken by Die Council ns would give the rteht to tfcpse retinirinir licenses to nav them haM'a scrip. A from Citv Trcasnrerwas read Ktnting, in reply to the Civ? Clerk s notification of non-pny- rotnt of Ore wurrants issued Jiimes Al- exander, Uiat said warrants hud been Tbe Alscrm of Fire It is learned that the alarm ot fire Yv'ttlnesday was given by order of the ilayor. The condition of tbe Fire De- partment 5iad been repeatedly reporteti as in bad working order, and as a new su-im engine liad been recently pur- received and accepted, the Mayor, it appears, desired to test the efficiency of the Fire Department. Ev- erything was arranged in a rcunner that no mischief could be done, ilie torch lighted to tiie cenrtmsUblei preputed an-l tbe police authorities inst.ijcted lo the alarm. The result was quite favorable to the .efficiency of the Fire Department. All "were promptly on hand. Hook ant ladder No. 2 was only two and a hall inmates in getting on tlie ground. Ham .Engine No. S. according to tiie repor of Chief Enpaeer M. A. Davey, threw the first -water. Xo. 6 threw secont water. Tlie new steamer, Island Cilj No. 2. threw first water for steamers. Other steamers were promptly on hand, and it was proved that the condition o: the fire department was better than hits beers generally supposed. Contention ?foien. Judge Sullivan -was on the floor the convention yesterday wish his sub scription for the Lee memorial monument fond. "When tiie resolution expressing sym- pathy with the .Louisiana Legis ature, :iow -n session. W3S offered in the con- tention, yesterday, the cordia! greeting it reccivsd extended out-side tlio bar of the house to the lobby, where a number of I.oaisianiar.i were standing listening to tbe proceedings. The sittings of the convention have favored with the presrace of ladlies, who seem to take a lively inter- cat in the proteedings. The number present at Artillery Hall yesterday was at one time large. A delsgnto said yesterday that, the chief officer of the conven- tiors a Taylor, yet the time con- sumed in transacting business seemed to ftbow tnal Ihe 'plans of procedure hart not been "cut out." After the convention inst niglit the chief topic of conversation among the dclegiues as Jhey weeded their wav to theii hotels, wss'tte withdrawal of'W. 31. Walton freia the race for Attorney- Gcnerit in fator of 3Ir. Booce. The more partis] friends 3Ir. "Walton, while expressingnnqnalifled adrniration at the magnanimous speech wliich he roade in withdrawm" yet- disap- pointed that he dio act rcma'ii! in the race_which he led so promineatiy. Local Services will be held at the Synagogue evening at 5S30 o'clock, to-mcr- row raorning at-10 o'clock. Judge Cleveland. Cluiinnar. of the District Democratic Executive Coiu- mittee, has called the DUtrict Conven- tion to- thin cvenivi.; at 7 o'rfock, a: tbe Courthouse, ualesa iioii- to tbe contrary is made in tlie A petition from-about one hundred draymen was presented, stating that view of luird times, the trials of the storm other causes, they found it difficult lo make a living, and ask the Council to take such legislation as will' allow them to pay their yearly license in city scrip. _ An ordinance an ordinance entitled nn ordinance No. 2, to provide for Uie redemption of city warrants antl, to set aside a special fumlfor special ap- propriations, approved October 3, motion, reconsidered.------- A motion to suspend the niles and place the ordinance on its passage-waa lost. A motion by Alderman Jordan to change the ordinance relating to the payment of liccnsca so as to allow Iili the 20th of this month to those required to pnv licenses, was passed by a vote A lien of C. on the Nineteenth street water supply pipe fur for material furu.slied J. A. Mc- Coy in tKs fabricat'on of tlift'pipe read. Eeferred to City Attornev. A bill.of J. A. McCoy Co., fd work on the Nineteenth street pipe, ina- terials furnished, etc., wns referred to the Comniittee on C'iaitus and Ac- counts. The Council, on motion of Aldcrnum Sea'.y, into a committee of the whole for the purpose of examining the municipal accounts and payrolls. {The Council went Info committee without a Alderman Mason, iu reference to the number of men on the street pay roll, asked if (iao rognvd bad Imen paid to the resolution of the Council cuttin- down the street force. In tliii' connection, the Street Suuci iiitendent. explained that lie did such work ns was ordered by the Board, and that the regular force on the street was fifteen drays and the same number of men. Alderman Scaly called attention to the fact tliat.there were sixty nmnua on the strcet.depiirtment pay roll. TUc 3Iayor here stated that he saw no occasion for a committee of the whole, if tlio committees of the various de- narttnents lind approved the accounts pertaining to such The committees -then proceeded to look into the accounts. A discussion next arose as to whether the committee of the whole icas a com- mittee, and finidly U was concluded .that a chairman was necessary, wliere- upcn Alderman Ileiinessy was called to the chair. The various pay rolls and accounts were then examined, and the 'Chums nnd Accounts Committee .feeling .satis- fied approved the Kamc. The amount of tlie appropriations for December is 3D. The Committee oi" Uie Whole rose and the Council went again into ses- sion the appropriations. Alderman JSoyd moved to-reconsider the action of tlio Council in granting the petition of the City Railroudto build a railroad on Avenue 31. A motion to luble that motion was lost and the question was reconsidered. Alderman Alasou said he knew the work on the roiid had been commenced, nnd lie thought the board should consid- er well before rescinding the privilege granted the City Railroad. Tho ques- tion was referred to the next meeting. On motion, work was ordered to be resumed on the street pipe. Alderman JlnUFs resolution in refer- ence 10 the McKinney Bayou 'improve- ment was called up and postponed until May, when ft committee, provided for iu it, was ordered tf> report on the co5t of the contemplated work. Resolutions adopted: One by Alder- man Wfird, to piiy Mr. Brick Pat Barry 20, mid to langley, out of the special fund set aside by an ordinance, "To provide for tbe redemp- tion of city warrants nnd to set aside a special fund for special ftppropriations." licsolutions by Alderman Scaly, cutting down city laboring force to' fifteen ilravs and fifteen draymen; dUctnirginK of'the Oily Engineer, and reducing the police force lo twenty-five patrolmen. A resolution of Alderman JMH, giv- ing the Health Officer four'drays in ad- ditioirHO those he lind now, to be used in filling low places, was lost After appropriating to be used on the city jail, for enlarging the same, etc., the Council adjourued. Report. The mnximum temperature yesterday was 05; minimum, 57. Tiie wind was northeast at A. M.. turning to the east nt A. at which point it re- mained. The average velocity of the wind was 7 miles per hour. The aver- age barometric reading was 30.391. On' for HmitKvlllc. President Grant not having pardoned them, J. Freeman Estcs nnd Julius Bcin- hardt, who plead guilty to the- cliarge of robbing the mails, and were sentenced, to one year's confinement nt bard Inbor, were taken toHuntsville on the 10 A. M. train yesterday by Deputy United States Marshal Canfieid, C. S. Blstricl mid Circuit Courts. Amos Merrill, Judge; Cliristoplicr Dart, Clerk of the Circuit Court; Geo, C. Rives, Clerk of the District Court John G. Boyle, United States District Attorney; L. D. Evans, United States Marshal. The minutes of the previous day were read nnd approved. 1820. United States vs. AT. B. Ttliodc violation of intcrnrf! revenue laws. Plei of guilty entered liy tlie accused, and fine of 5! and costs imposed. 194. United States vV John Busby ct al. Hearing had and Judgment fma rendered for and costs. 195. United States vs. W. T. Bur roughs ct al. Demurrer and motion to (iiiasli bond overruled. Judgment fuiii for and costs. 190. United States vs. T. T. Cxi houn et al. Heard und .iudgment fina' rendered for and costs. 200. United States vs. John S. May; et al. Death bf one of the defendants suggested suit abated as to him. 219. United States vs. F. M. Wnllis et al. .Iudgment finnl, entered nnd cosls. 220. United States vs. E. Wilson al. Hearing had on answer filed. An- swer Oeemed insufficient. By consent tlie case was continued. 221. United States vs. E. Wilson ct al. Same proceeding had and the case continued. Tlie court then adjourned to this 10 o'clock, when Lthe fol- lowing cases will be in order .tor trial: Chancery Docket No. 37. H. H. Wil- liams vs. Angns McNeil et al. District Court Docket No. 1297. I'riitcd Stales vs. Olaf Goldberg. No. 1298. United States vs. Olaf Gold- berg. Court. Leslie Thompson, Recorder; E. O'C. Maclnerney. Clerk; A. H. Willie, torney. Dr. Bruce E. Davis took too much bitters, got drunk, then down, came up before hts Honor, wns discharged, and told to go and no more. "Boncy" Sfuttii and L. Budd, for as- saulting and insulting Wm. Glcnnan, were fined nnd costs or three days. .Charles Kicaard? created disorder iu the market, antl.walked up stairs to pny a fine of and costs, or go to Jail otie dnv. Wm. Ryan. John Lewis, Hubbard, Smith and Alf. McCrnnc, n delectable weit before his Honor for he convention yesterday, few were more absorbing tlian the question, what yas3-ourU. S. Standard or "lighting" Freight? Over 700 delegates nnil others ccravcd certificates of their weight upon lie wonderfully complet c scale exhibited near the hall by the general agent, Mr. Samuel Pillsbury, unusual cpportunity is offered by j. Rouvaht, No. 110 Market street, to secure, watches and iewelry nt regular New York prices, llis assortment of vntclics is excellent, and, being a 'practicnl he will keep none but Mis pric-cs for both viirclies and jewelry :ire fully twenty- ive per cent, lower limn elsewhere, TIIK E. AiiUeuscr C'o.'s Browing As- sociation of St. Louis, is rcpru- in- Texas by the following Klein Wolff. Itei- Ichhcimcr Bro., Kaiifmann IJungc; '.eQicrse Co., Marx Kcmpner, Jeo. Schneider Co., and G. Seeligson' Ghlveston; Ls. Ruichstcin, Dal- as and Denison; II. Allyn Co., ;.Wood Green, Waco; Wm. >isscn Co., Houston; Eppsteiu 3o., Kockdnle; F. A, Eugelke. Brcn- Rurige Co..' Indianola, Cuero and Lulliig; A. Lev! Co., Vic-- ori'a; R. P; Fondiek, Coluinbua; Wm. Brueggcrlioff, anil Moureau Kocrber, A. L. Kessler, New Braunfels; Wagner ofcRunimcl, Sim 13ro., Marsmdl; George French, P. lloifmnn, and Reid, Colin Go., Cor- pus See curd on first page. CAUTIOX TO to tlic increasing cost of vanilla used in the manufacture of .Extract Vanilla, spurious compounds are Dicing thrown upon the market, purporting lo be pure vanilla, but prepared princi- pally from-Tonqun beans. This nausc- itlng substitute costs the manufacturer less than one-twentieth part the genuine vanilhi benn. It. can readily be detected by its odor. It is used principally hy.tobuoconists for pf-'rfuming snliif and cigars, and "w never intended to be used as a flavoi-i for the various compounds prepared t'oT; the human stomach. Burnett'sExlrnol Vanilla is prepared from selected vanilla beans, and is wurnuiU'd entirely free from Tonqun or oilier deleterious sub- stances. _ two pans are of the same and both are full, it is self-evident that one contains ns much by measure as the other, although one being ftlled with heavy substances may weigh many ounces more than tlic other. Now, as Dr. Price's Cream ing Powder is put up in cuns as and hold as much by measure as other klmls, and as baking powder is used by meiisurc and nul bv weight, if all were of the same strength one would go ns far as Ilic other; but ns Dr. Prices is as effective, by using two teaspoonfuls as most kinds arc with three, then it is sclf-evidi'tit IhfH there is otic-third saved iu using his powder. Housewives will mid that aside from its excellence and hc.-dtlifiil' ness tiiat two cansof Dr. Price's is equal to three c-nns the same of ttiu kinds. A trial will prove this, niuf also that Dr. Price's True Flavor- ing Extracts arc tlio most natural and delicate tlavors made. A GOLDEN opportunity to luiv babies' shoes is offered hy ICo'ilfer, 17B Market street, lie is selling bis varied stock of fine boots and shoes at cost. A New Year lo Everybody. As we have lived' out tlie year of 1875, we are determined to see ull our goods which we have left from last year sold out within two months. There- fore we are olloring our beautiful as- sortment of dry goods, fancy goods and notions, carpets, mattings, oil cloth, rugs, window shades, etc., at and In'loir. cont. We mean what we sav. Give us a call nnd be convinced. We arc otter- ing during this week special induce- ments to 'strangers, as to have Dur name carried to the count ry as be- ing tlie cheapest dry goods house of Texas. A. S. LKVY, 121 Market street. Be SUKC and remember the number, 121. _ TIIK ciniiA-r pAin.on BOOK STOllK, Tho finest, place in the city. Principal specialties, fancy stationery of tlic latest styles, writing desks, work boxes, Indies and gentlemen's pockot-hooks, gold pens, chronics, standard works, juvenile' books of nil descriptions; in fact it is the baznar of the South. A call will satisfy visitors that Mason's Eniporum Book Establishment is the largest in the Southwest. No More Hard TlMncB. To make 16-76 -a- hfvppv ycur to all I shall sell calicos, doniesfic.x, dress goods and millinery, at such prices that ovory- body will find bargains in mv establish- ment. No old goods, no soiled goods; my stock is C. T. T. C., (cleaner than the cleanest.) Under the Opera House. licKt Stove tlicy liver Saw. Housekeepers who have used the Charter Onk for years say it is tliu best STATE CONVENTION. Rciioiuiiiatiou of Cor. Coke, Lieut. Cor. Ilubliaril mid Oilier Slate OlBcers. II. II, Boone, of Grimes Coun- ty, 1lie Choice for A'ltor- ncy General. D. C. fxidtlliiffK uml B. H. Epperson Named for Presidential Electors, SCKMlOll. Tlic delegates were prompt to respond to call to order at tin; hour to which the convention wns adjourned this after- noon. .-Qn motion, tlic call of roll was dis- pensed with.-ami order of business rc- sumed, Avliicli. was election -of clectoi-s for the State at large. During the first ballot tliis resolution and the oriG by McCormuck were rend and acted on. Jic.wtred, That we do now proceed to ballot for candidates, and continue lo do so to the exclusion of uU other busi- ness until nil the nominations shall have been made. JT'exof'rerf, That no delegate IR( allowed to speak on any subject except as lo the merits oi' candidates, :md that Ihe President be reqilesled not lo entertain any-niotion except to adjourn until the balloting shall have boon closed. That there be one SergeaiH- at-Arins placed witli Die delegates from each Senatorial District, whose duty it shall he to remain with them and keep perfect order during thu remainder of this session. Presented hy E. P. Bccton of Hop- kins. Adopted amid the laughter and ap- plniisy of all present. Adopted. The chairman called attention to an error that had heen made when the re- sult of tln viien; u fc-n- years ago, he oonsentcd to become r. for Congress, a dark cloud enveloped the country, mid candidates were hard to lind; Radicalism was iu the ascendency, and it was not every one who cared to at- tempt its overthrow. Now that Demo- cratic principles wcrejn the ascendency, candidates were nbmulanl, anil there baking stove they ever" saw; bakes I wns no'laek of patriotic aspirants, who quickly and evenly with little fuel, clean as a pin, makes uo cliukL'Vs, no difference what kind of coal, they use, We arc now prepared to supply the trade particularly Laudreth's new crop of garden seeds, at better rates than cverbefore. We have also a full stock of grass and field seeds, choice varieties of seed potatoes, onion buttons sets, which offer low. Persons iwill save time and expense by purchas- ing their seeds from us. A. FLAKE Co. OyE of tbe most important eases that has come before tbe Supreme Court for years will be argued iu that coin-t oa the llth of January. It comes from the District Court in California, nnd in- volves the right of any State to enact a statute excluding certain persons from landing within her borders. Some years ago California n pro- hibiting the landing of Chinese women in that State. Subsequently twenty- two Chinese women were taken in an effort to.lnnd. Judge Field of the Su- preme Court, while holding court on his circuit, discharged- twenty of tbe women, retaining the others in order that tbe case might be brought lo the Supreme Court. On account of its im- portance it has been advanced on tliu calendar, and will be argued at the time stated. Attorney General Pievrepout will tbe case us against the State of California, and he to-day linished bis brief. The direct hearing of the case is on otir treaty stipulations with China, nnd raises the question whether a State can Bay who shall and who shall not land on the shores of the United States. Judge. Picrrepont will argue that Hie action of California not only violates our treaty provisions with China, but also the Federal authority, Chief Justice Taney once decided a case of similar character during tbe exist- ence of holding that a State bad the right to exclude anybody from her territory. TJIEIIE are some incongruities iu tbe salaries paid to Slate officers in Michigan. The Governor draws n sal- ary of but J1000, while that of the Rail way Commissioner is The sala- ries of the Secretary of Slate, Commis sioner of the Luiul OEUce and Attorney General are and these are tbe only State functionaries drawing less com- pensation than tbe Governor. Honors count in that State. But it is thought best to pay Canal' Commissioners and those liable to temptation reasonable salaries, "lest they be poor and steal. Tuning NEWS, Xotwitfcstandiug the fact Hat the City Council adjourned on Mondoy till last evening in order to give the "vari- CH4 committees tima to approve the monthly accounts, this was done, it only after a liasty examina- tion cvehing that the "signatures were finally affixed. Tiie inquest on tbe body of the young nian who was killed on tiie jailroajd 4 bridge last -week will be eoBchiiled this mo-ming. Ent one -.fitness. Dr. Dowell, -seaa examined yesterday, and his testi- Jmony otily to the injuries re- bceived by the deceased and the proba- fble his death. The witnesses lio be examined or; those wbo saw the were mulcted ays rates. Ix the L'nited States men arc employed in mining and tons of coal are mined yearly. The business is extra hazardous to human, life. The most dangerous mines in the United States arc in Schuylkill county, Penn- sylvania, one man being killed there for tons mined. One man killed in England for every -tons mined, one in Pennsylvania for every tons, and one in Ohio for every liKJ.OOO tons. THERE seems to be a growing mis trust of municipal government in tliis country. A'conKtUxuiontC amendment, copied from a clause in vhc amended constitution of Illinois, limiting the amount of town.'arid munici- pal debts, has bcen'.'inlfoduced iu tbe Calffornui ligisUtuTO.- Wendell Phil- lips, in' a-speech at meet- ihg'in Southborongh, Mass.', last Mon- day, expressed his uelief that Boston can only be governed -by the State a! large; its own voterfe can Jipt govern it. A i.AnGE meeting of Baltimore me- chanics have appointed a committee to present a petition to. the :Mnrylund Le- gislature, praying Jrir .the abolishment of the contract system of convict labor; A number of prominent merchants have -------J 411JU ITCfG ?n Hf and costs, or 13 di in inil. Sidney Winjflm3j for disorderly con- duct, was and costs, or tbe alternative of-13 days in jail. Peter Dcboi, for abusing, and striking Jnnsen, was fined and costs, or i day. STATE CASE. John Calhouu and Gus. Brandt arc charged with breaking into a house and committing on Lizzie Dutfy. The ease -nys transferred to Justice Johnson's court. ATEStrBHttTBI., AUSTTS, T. J. Msorc laving released this old and popular home is prepared to accommo- date the public witli good at living signified their sympathy isttli the move- i mp.nt. i" were willtnc; to sacrifice themselves for the good of the people. He bad uo apologies to make for anything that be hail done'; his record was before the count and whether as a citixcn, a sol- dier, or a politician, he was determined to stand hy.that record. He had been blamed for Ids-vote on what was known as tlie "hack salary declared that be was actuated by the purest mo- tives in giving it; had no explanations or apologies to urge in regard to it, and would-do the name thing again. If any there were whose purity was such as to condemn him for his nctiott in this matter, be would be only too glad to compare records with his opposcrs. If elected to tiie position to whioh he had been nominated, bis first services would be, as [bey cvei had been, nt the dis- posal of the Democracy. Col. took bis seat amidst a perfect storm of applause. lULLOTlX.'i DECT..U1ED IX ORDER. Tbe chair announced that the con- tention would proceed to ba'.lot for another elector. A delegate from county moved that two secretaries be appointed to assist the tellers iu making up the tally-sheets. Adopted. On motion, Selim Rinkcr. of Gal- veston, and C. L. of were appointed. Oil motion, Mr. Dill-worth, of Dallas, named an assistant secretary. The name of Judge Kenyan, of Falls, county, was withdrawn by bis friends, and tbe ballo'ing was proceeded witli without result, tlie rote follows: ft II. Epnersoa..................52S 21-100 S. II. Mr. Wellborn, of Dallas, in with- drawing the name of Mr. Adams, paid that gentleman a handsome1 and de- served compliment: Mr. I'midenl: I wish to say but n word iu favor of Gol. Adams who is not present: lie is my personal friend. I know him well, and I know that there is uo one hi Texas more wedded to the glorious priuciplcs of Democracy than .he, and, although I nominated him for the otlice of elector at large, nnd did so because I know him so thoroughly. I now, in.-tlic same spirit which actuate rae in nominating Col. Adams, which was in the belief that I was but doing mv duty to the Democratic: party, I withdraw the name of Col. Adams. He then moved that tbe nomination of Mr. Epperson be made by acclania-. tion, which was done. !Mr. Epperson was escorted to the stand, and proceeded to say: si'KECir OK srit. EPPEUSOX. Gentlemen "f tlie feel ovc'vwltclmcd with the compliment you have paid me. I know this body is too much engaged in the business before it for me to trespass long upon your lime. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. To be designated as one of the standard-bearers of the Democracy is enough honor for one man. Fellow- citizen's, I have not always been a Democrat. In other days, when other issues divided the parties of tbe country; when the issues were not what" they are now, I bore of another party. But I joined the' Democratic party when il no honors to besrow upon its members; when you were oppressed, when it was considered trea- sor, to join.it. I KuiTered with it suiTcred at a time when I had only to bow the knee to Baal and office would have followed. But I stand by my country and my State. I am not one of those.'who trim their sails to the popu- lar breeze. I prefer always to stand by tbe truth and the right. I trust to the popular heart and gcntral intelligence of the people. Thai lias been the course I have pursued, nnd this is my hour of vindication and the proudest moment of my life.' When the canvass comes, I .pledge'you rd- do everything in my power to make it siitcesst'iil. It is tine we have overwhelming power in Texas, but we are now seeking to control the general government; to elevate to power tjjose who will regard thu con- stitution nnd the interests oJ the coun- try as paramount to. party. The inter- ests of the people should lie paramount t.o any other ._ consideration. But for the party to control the country, it must accommodate itself to the spirit oft tbe times; it must catch the spirit of the times; if it can not do that, it might as well attempt to interrupt the sun in its course, or that the ocean should cease to roll at yonr bidding. And the younj; men must do this. To ,'tbe 3-011 ng men I look. It is they who must come into power nnd rule the country. Why, in fifteen or twenty years, you will be n power in this.country, you will have more members in Congress thnn vmy other Stale. You will go in with fifty members in the next twenty years. We will then have a say so in making the laws, and your members in Congress will be respected nnd some oUtlmrn will be appointed to chairmanships. I thank you for tbe honor you have paid me. [Great'applause.] On motion, Mr. Adams, of Dallas, and Mr. tpson, of Bexar, were declared, hy acclamation, alternates for electors for the State at.large. (IOV. COKE UEXOMIXATEn IIY ACCLAMA- T10X. >tr. Burnett, of Colorado, moved that Hon. Richard Coke be declared, by ac- clamation, tbe choice of tbe convention for Governor, which was done with a will, only two weak voices "being: heard in dissent, and almost every delegate standing. Tbe honorable gentleman was escorted to the platform, amidst deafening and enthusiastic applause. He said: SPEECH OF CtOV. C01CE. Felloe-Citizens antl Gentleman of tho Con- vention: It is with mingled emotions of pride and diffidence Hint 1 accept the high trust again confided to me hy the great Democratic party of Texas. Pride, be- cause, after two years of severe trial, 1 possess tbe confidence of yourselves and tbe great people you represent; and diimience, because ot tbe great respon- sibilities again devolved upon me. Having clear convictions that IXimo- cratic principles, faithfully adhered to iu practical administration, will bring prosperity to the Stale, and all the blessings of good government to '.be people, and feeling a llnh reliance on tbe generous support of the noble peo- ple who have bonor.cd mo, I accept and assume tbe responsibilities, und prom- ise all that earnest, effort, can accomplish for tbe public good. In tho future, as I have endeavored to do in tbe past, my aim- shall be, tlirougb the maintenance of tbe principles and redemption of the pledges of the party, to perpetuate public con- fidence in tlie wisdom and patriotism of the Democracy, while extending over every square mile of the territory of Texas and bringing lo every home- stead and hearthstone the blessing of JiiMt and en.mil and beneficent govam- mfint. Gentlemen of the convention, I ten- ner you, and through you to tbe people of Texas, my sincere thanks for this touching manifestation of and here pledge to you that tbo inter- ests and welfare of tbo people, and the advancement and prosperity, and the honor and glory of tbe State, shall be tbe objects of my deepest solicitude nnd care, and their attainment my high- est ambition. I take tbe colors you have- placed iu my bands, and will bear them in front of the Democratic hosts of Texas in tbe pending content, prepared to defend them agrtinst every comer, and to vindi- cate tbe principles of free government, of which they are the emblem, against assault from any quarter.., LIEUT. OOV. HL'BBAHD HHXOMrXATlLD 11Y ACCLAMATION. Mr. Stewart, of. Harris, nominated Hon. K. B. Hubbard for Ucutenant Governor, paying that gentleman a splendid compliment. Mr. Dwyer, of Bexar, moved that tbe nomination be made unanimous by ac- clamation. Mr. Bowers, of Dallas, raised a point of order, which was ruled down. Mr. Field, of Comaiicbe, nominated the lion. J. E. Dillard, of Cherokee, for Lieutenant Governor, but afterwards witb'drew the nomination. Tlie name of E. Sterling Robertson, of Bell county.-was suggested for Ijieu- tcnant Governor, us was the name of Hon. E. B. Pickctt, of Liberty county, but both were withdrawn. Tbe nomination of Ho U.K. B. Hub- hard was again made, and amidst the wildest enthusiasm carried by acclama- tion, only six voices being raised in tbe negative. The honorable gentleman was'at once surrounded by bis friends, ami escorted to the platform SPEECH OF urcuT. oov. (u'litlfiiisti nf the this renewed mark of yoitr contldojicc, iiiinnresteU tn-ulglit by the represcma-- tives of tbe great Democratic party of Texas, I return you the honest thanks of an honest heart. Fellow-citixens, I have followed the Hag which you have thrown to the again, long without fee or reward. I have never sought from tbe bands of tbo people of Texas any salaried otliee. What ser- vice I have rendered you in the days of darkness, was because I loved Texas, (bat holds tbe ashes of my loved ones, because her banner was the syno- nym of all that is glorious. [Applause.] i propose to do it again. I have served in your councils to tbe best of my ability. That un- friendly criticism lias followed, is but natural, I invite the widest criti- cism ot my nets. I acknowledge no man my superior in devotion to the principles of our party. I propose, wherever in Texas, if it be necessary, and I can get an audience, there to up- hold those principles. But if misfor- tune should come I "will stick but the closer to that party. I believe tbe time is coming when tbe principles of. the great Democratic party will Ire trium- more a redeemed and hap- py country. I believe the time is. com- ing when, shield and shoulder to shoulder, thc'Demoeratic party will redeem the country, lr, this centennial year, the birthday of the country. I promise you in this contest that -w.lmt- cver 7.eal I can bring to bear shall be given willingly with my whole heart. I thank you, my fellow-citizens. liereiifter ive will know' no KTbrtli, "no South, I.tliank you. After Majm-Boone concluded, Major Walton being clamorously called, came to tho stand and Gentlemen (if rta do not desire to 'contest tbe proposition that I there is n better Democrat in this bouse thnn I am, but I dou'l allow any man to any that n.there lives or ever lived n j man who -reveres tbo memory of the Confederate soldier more than I do. I tell you had I known that Boone wanted the office, there nrf not enough people In Texas to make me come oiifiigninst him. 1 was "not advised of that. I. say that whenever a Confederate soldier comes to me, whether with one mm or not, I can not antagonize myself, with him, and now, though tbe vole shown me far ahead of will not allow my name.to be voted upon as as he is a candidate. Though Iwent into 'tbc'army as early as be, and served my country best ns I. could, 1 was more fortunate than be. 1 would .not.at first bayc appeared for the oitlce, unless a great many of my fellowcillnens bad sought me to do so. I responded to their wishes tuoif? not tluit I wanted {bo otHce, but because in 1808 I was elected lo that office nnd robbed ot it. by tbe ene- mies'of all of. fell that I had a right to resume it when we were re- lieved from their domination. But what- ever may be the order of things, I must support my friend Boone.' 1 am no longer a candidate before this convcn- tion. i Mr. Brock, who bad also received1 a large vote for Attornev General, was called to 'the stand, and said tiiat it] would have been pleasing ID him lo hare received the sulfrageiof the con- vention for the first otlice be ever ran i'or, but be could not bo outdone iu mag- nanimity by. Major Walton, and could not, therefore, lie a candidate. Mr, Jones also haying received a tcring vote retired from tbe contest, re- turning thanks lo bis friends for Iheir support. It did not become him, hi; said, when the most favored public men in of the highest give way for tbe maimed Confederate, to continue the contest. llutehinson, of Harris, suid that Major Walton's declination was the most magnanimous act be ever wit- -nessod in his life, and Hint if- lio ever offered for any office; within the gifl'of the people, be would support Major- .Walton, though his nearest kinsman or dearest friend should seek it. Major Boone was then nominated by acclaimithm, and, being' called to the stand, said: I thank you, I thank you for the honor conferred upon me, for the honor conferred upon the crippled brother- liood. I thank my friends; T thank my friend Win. M. Walton; who lias con- ceded a position to me I feel lie was more'worthy to 1111. And I say tlie same to Capt. Brack. I shall only at- tempt to show'my gratitude by dis- charging the duties of the olllcc in such manner that you will not be ashamed of your choice. Again I thank you -j yOK COXTROM.KK. J. W. Hcjulerson, of Harris, nomi- nated Stephen II. Dartlen, of Ciiltlwell, who was, on motion of. a gcnt'.emun from Husk, declared tbe nominee by acclamation without a dissenting vote. VOH dTATK THEASC'UKIt." Mr. McCombs, of Montgoincrv, nomi- nated A. J. Dorn, of Faniiin, arid asked that be be declared nominated by accla- mation, but there being' opposition, a ballot was ordered. Geo; P. Finlny nominated George B. viimpelman, of Travis, Major Walton, called to the stand, said of Mr. Zimpclman that lie coukl not find it in bis heart to see as good.a soldier go before tbe convention, a nia'n who {ought and suffered as he bad, without raising his voice for him. He was n Confederate soldier who was my friend, and I can not and will not per- mit tbe occasion to pass when by rais- ins my voice I can help my tricnd. When I recall what some of you have called my magnanimous act to-night, I trust you will not forget the occasion of that act, and .that you will remem- ber also to honor a mere soldier, and in giving him your votes I will acquit yon of any obligation to mo in nil the fu- ture. [Applanse.] Tbe vote resulted in Boone'.s nomina- tion OH tbe first ballot, by a vole of 7U2 1-4 to Zimpelman's 216 3-4, Mr. Hutchespn moved that, us the only other asked to be mutle to-night was that of COKMISSIOXEU OF T1IK OEXKltAI, I.ASD OFF1CK, it be done by the renoinitmtion of J. J. Groos by acclamation. Mnjor J. H. LUllctield, of .Robertson, nominated Col. Wm. M. Johnson, of Leon. Mr. Sam G. Tomliuson, of Hop- kins, was also nominated, with- drew, as did Col. .lobnson. Mr. Gregg, of Grays.on, was then placed in nomination, but withdrawn ifid nomiimvcd by acclamation. rill" 10 o'clock to-morrow. Personal. T Mark Tyritin is recovering from n re- gent illness. Gladstone is hard at work on his new book on Homer. 11. A. Brook, of Richmond, Vu., is preparing a (sketch of.Richard Henry Lee lor centennial purposes. Tho. Vienna Valerian4 soys that the Vicnr Dr. Kulschker, has been Tcpommcnucd by the Austrian Ministry ufl.succcssor to Ciirdinnl Rmisclicr. At n recent fair held in Baltimore n chalr was voted to the police- men, lint he was too -lazy to nceept it. Kick Thompson, Jitamliiu; on ;i. scaf- fold in Qnirihiin, A'ui., with the noose around his.. neck, The Ninety and Nine iili through, nml prayed fo'r ten minutes. Then he said, Let 'er go." She went. .lumen Grant, Ihe novelist, who is nol lo be eon founded with Jmnen (Jrant, the journalist., hii1'- abjured Pi-oleslanl- ism and been reociveii by the C'anllinil Archbishop of Westminster into ihe fold of the Roman CothoUe.Church. Sister La Nativile, Superioress 'of the Convent ol' Villa Maria, Montreal, tlie famous Cnthojic seminary at'Which Imvc been educated so many hundreds of American" girls, died .suddenly on the Slid ull. and .wns buried on Monday. Canadian detectives in search of Tweed-send reports of a stout man, dressed in furs, traveling in a sled .through Lower Canada and distribut- ing all sides with a liberal hand. Can it that the Boss has turned Santa Joyce, the convicted whisky ring conspirator, has drawn up a-pcti'tion to the Inspector of the Missouri Stale Prison, asking tliut the prisoners niny have the privilege of reading the news- papers. The Inspector thinks the St. Louis papers have a demornlizingeJTeet upon the prisoners. Houston Local Items. [Iloustoa ttL'portoi-iat and oflk-e of tho ,J'i .Ifuin street, uetu- co-.-utM- of Frnnklhi.l TIIL-IISDAV, Jan. 0, 1870. Dnv The late beautiful weather has dried the mud of the streets nnd Houston is lovely and pleasant, again. sloop from which Capt. JIcEvoy lately fell overboard and was yesterday morn- ing seized, by ollicer Scott, liy virtue ol an nllidavit. disturber of the pence, Ben Franklin by name, who undertook lo make a small pandemonium of the market, was arrested yesterday by Offi- cer Archer, and introduced into the eity prison. THE will look for this morning's tin; details of the convention, and the citi- zens of Houston, generally, depend upon Ihe for a full account of that body. Mont! CATTLE Sherilt Glass wns, em'lyyesterdav ing, looking around after sundry cattle thieves for whom helms warrants in his pocket, and .whom it wns lo at the bar of tiie Justice's Court during the dny. ItiiTiHi.No oi-' general legal opinion is that the citv .officials -who now have to step down n'nd out in consequence of the recent election, may, liy virtue of a provision of the miinici- niilicliarlcr, retain t.beir positions Iili the middle of jMarch. NOT sale of the Texas Western IS'arrow Gauge IluiUvay, ad- vertised to have taken place a few davs failed to come otl', pending the   Y. Slramshii) M'JirTNEV, Cajilnin Hopldla, Sunday ut I1. M, Slt-n'mship 7l.iu-tliomc. Tiii'Silni'iu-0 FriUni-iiT Si-. .M. Mon- (iay. nL M. Bmuinshiji liUTCinMuX T.-.lbol, fur NVw'Ynrl." 1-li'iln.MJjiiia. BalU- more. SI. LoiuX nuj Nui-ih ROUTE 1 Texan Central J.hie for ilTJTC'iHNSOX, C.-ipt. Talboi, t'VL'ry JiluiHiav. IIL-I TilOKQAX, Cnpt. Lewis, every 'J'liui-Kd.-iy, .-it r. M. .SUMjnslilp ULINTOX, Cnpt. Stapes, every Sauirday. at M. itl liKliannla Western TOMS nnd Vac'itii; H.-iilrat. SOTK'E.-fuiislKiierfl or by nil of Ihe above1 uvy lo SIIIIH- fn'jin jr. on llii; dav of niTivul. tho .same irlll In' stored at CIIAS. VoWLKJt. AKt'nt. Oflk-c Ct'iitrnl Wharf. J. S. Anna, San Antonio. IB. s. POR NEW YORK. M'KKKLV tIMJ OF STEAMKRS. Tlit-New Iron To tlK-ic per tnsil, "r iccn throe-cent unmp by For by JJru m.- vud of Veniiiftigc All orders from Otiin lway in Gttl- HIS OWN DOCTOR, H. P I N N S Great CoiiKUtuUonnl MciUeiiiCH Tor ClironJc- j IIosi nmde most astonishing ciires; so Gov. f. R 'Luljbock, of Gnlvcstou, nominated -Mnjor AVm. M. AValton, of Trnvis. Major J.. II. Littlcfic'ld, ,of Robcrlson, nomiiuited Mtijor H. H. Boono, of Grimes. W, "W. Spivy, of Rusk, nominated Col. "Wm. D. nruok, Grayson; mul Col. II. F. O'Neal, of Cuss' nominated Jno. B. Jones, of Tnivis. Thetlvat ballot resulted follows: Walton, 417 07-100; Boonc, 204 Brack, 108; Jones, 102. No one receiving tlic requisite two- thirdfj, ilajof Boonu was called for; wlio said: Gentlemen of the need not Pay to yon that is n greater sur- prise to me tlian I suffered during tin; war. "When, I came to tills convention I linti not the remotest idea I would named for any ofliee; indeed, I desired no office, for my family is so iarjje tiiat they ucetl my services, and niy interest seemed to dcmund my stay at my home. But when my friend George P. Finlay connected my'name" with suclr names as Ector ana McCormick, I ut least thought I could not decline, hut I did decline. He asked me to sleep over it. I did sleep over it, if I slept at nil. This morning I was solicited again. I consented to do as they desired upon this placed my- self in the hands of my friends with the understanding that I not nsk nny delegate lo vote for me; that I should ngree to form no complications. I hfwefaithfnlty ad- hered to that promise. I felt, when they insisted upon it, that it was my duty to submit, believing that the should seek tlie man, and not the man the office. Now, I have a little of tbe spirit of Coriohinus. I don't feel like parading my wounds before the world, but they arc so J can. not conceal them. But when I feel that .1 have done my "when in the discharge of what I conceived to be my duty, I received these wounds, whether I liked it or not at the time. 1 not change that empty sleeve for Bismarck's baton or tho crown of the Gcriniin empire; I.khmv thr.t thoii- sands from the Atlantic to the Pacific., from the Niagara to tlie Gulf, cnrry about their persons woumls not known to the Those gen llemcii deserve as much at.your lianda as I or any one, Tiicir silent and con- cealed honorable appeal tin mucli- to you as miuc or the empty leg ot Gen.' Ector. Now, gentlemen, I have ncjref been an office seeker, I never held but one office, which was unfortunately Uiat of notary public, for which I was disfran- chised, and if the office of General promises a VikoKnoriflce, surely do not gjvo it to me. But I his in Cen- tennial j'ear, and I hope It will witness, the true patriotic cxHihUcd liy" our people Korth aad South, and that Political. The only newspaper in the United plates to censure Uov. Chamberlain, of Smith Carolina, for trying to keep Moses uid Whipper from Ihu is the fnvor'nc "Wliite House organ at "NVasli- ington. It thus comments: Gov. Chamberlain luia been inveigled into a piuh of politicftl turpitude, which must eventunily end in his personal political destruction. By a (ilirewd and carefully prepared scheme tbe Democracy huve succeeded in making him a pseudo-apos- wte from his party conimtucney, nnd securing his gubernatorial influcce to further thuir elforts in overthrowingtlie liepiiblican power .in tlie So Mos.os'iuid Wliippornre admilteelto be- the representatives of tb? power in the Tliut is justiflca- iion enough of the Governor's "pseudo- ttpostftsy." The Jfixshvillo American (Democrat) suys that the proposed holding of the next Republican National Convention in Fancuil Hull be turning the cradle of Liberty into the coffin of Ite- publicanisin." The proposition of Sentitor 3Iorton to investigntc the election in Missis- sippi hue wrought tip the Buffalo Es- prfss (Hcpublican.) into a remarkable state of excitement, In a long edito- rial cxtrarngniixn, it asserjs its belief that Ihe election in ilisolsaippi Inst Xovembci- was iu all respects as open act of rebellion against vlic constitution and authority, of the United States as the firing on Fort and informs nn apa- thetic public that "the nation stands to-day in a crisis. The old, old issucv is again iipou us, as Lincoln predicted, and we must decide in the Union 'the questions the South went out of the Union to light over." The must beware how it encroaches upon tlie prerogative of the Chicago Inter Ocean. The following is the text of the letter In wliich .Cussms 5f. Clay announces that he is a candidate for the Democrat- ic nomination for Vice President: AViiiTEiiAi.ii, Dec. 1875. 3ftj State will present my name to the National Democratic Convention in 1878 as the nominee for Vice President. For my antecedents I refer you to my friends, the Hon. M. G. Dcnham nnd Edward Y. Parsons, of Kentucky. I ask your favorable con- sideration. Truly, C. M. CI.A.Y." Cassius is not likely to be forced into the Vice Presidency even by his for which he speaks in advance of liny authoritative declaration of its delega- tion in .the national convention. Mr. Clay has had the misfortune of being n little previous" all his life. William Cullcn Bryant has written the following letter to the Secretary of the Boston Free Trnrtc Cl.ub: The re- quest .witli which I am compose an essuy. to be read before the Boston Free Trade which I am proud to acknowledgc'but not able to comply with, us I have already sev- eral literary tasks on hand, and my age, now protracted beyond the ordinary Tot of old men, admonishes me against un- dertaking any more till I have done with these. club is engaged in a most honorable cause, nnd, if 1 rightly read the sijrns of tlie times, will soon Imve tho opportunity of great activity and useful ness." The Chicago Tribune tliinfe there is no place like Gen; Schenck. Tho Louisville C'oiirier-Jauninl, re- ferring to the discussion now proceed- ing in the newspapers oh the subject of 'tho political predilections. of i the late Gen. Georgo IT. -Thomas, liaforc the civil war, says: All of Gen. Thomas's personal friends of 1801 know very well lie was for the South in the outset of tlic contest. He liad a Northern wife of very great character and deserved influence over him. Other brought to bear also. He was a fo-ave and not a venal man; but he wag an original '08 Democrat. AVe say this not unkind- having actual' knowledge of the fact. LpTTERsarc distributed fifty-six times (laily in Paris through pneumatic tnbcH, and to ofBce and irs time 61 transmission, three yetfion Bay for some days, and which is intended for the bridge, over the Jacinlo, i.s understood to hswe been con- veyed up that, river, will be imme- diately erected. lotomotivo was on yes- terday shipped on board ly- ing :it International Bridge for Beju'i- mont, tberc to used in the construc- tion of tlie Texas and New Orleans road. Two other schooners have I'uccutly sailed for Beauwomtvilh material and supplies for the road. negro known ns Fnink Mims was 'urrcsUul "by Stewart yesterday, upon ftilUlavit of .Justice iioGojvan, buforc whom the nee-used wns produced. Minis alleged to havu sworn" falsely in the cutting cn.se of Shepard nnd Hurry Cluunliei's last year, and was under bond of to nppear this morning. CATTLK Guorge Hurd wife, Gus Green and" Vt'uilicltl nnd before Jusiice yesterday, charged with' stojiling ami ki'.Iing cattle. The :ic- rnsei! nogroes live west of the Fair LwC'n going on for some Grcoins" au "old having been clcured for a charge similur to the present at the Inst term of the Criminid Court. Hurd was put under bOTid of to "appear midnna-wer. tlio Fire culled a. conference of. the dilVeruut couipiink'S under his control, for the purpose of mnkjtig for in the removal. Saturday, of the rc- innius of the late Magnuler, from tlit.-ir ruM.hiLj.'-pliico in Masonic Cemetery to the previously lo trans- ported lo (ijilvostou for llnal Captains Hice and Johnson, of the Light Guards and Teins Old Guards, respectively, invited to be present. The action of Chief Williams was in consequence the invitation of O. M. Wutkius, 1'ormedy u Tnumbor of der's staff, to partlcipute in showing honor to the remains of the illustrious dead, which httvo heretofore occupied a neglected grave, with not ever, n solitary slid) to mark tin; spot. Democratic conven- tion lately adjourned, and which nomi- nated oluccru for. county, is to reassemble on Saturday next to choose candidates i'or justk-es of tho puuce, constables, cfc, The Republican -Oounty and District convcutiouii meet iu city the 12th inst., to select candidates to oppose (he Democrats in the February election, Tlic late partial defeat of the Democ- racy in the city has tended to consoli- date tho pnrty in the county, heal old dissensions, and plncc tho party in a position to win the fight. Tho Demo- crats lutve hi the field an excellent tick- that commands the' respect of the if proper mnnagement is observed it certainly Miuuta-ii fuir chance of victory in Harris county. To lir, report of the late drawing of the Sam Houston Mon- umental Association Scheme vriU bo published in a day or two, and a copy forwarded to each ticket holder. 1 aro thu changes body un- uorKoca nuder the influcuca of this truly won- clurful ineiik'fjie, eveiy day nn incretise in llcnh and weight Is seeumid felt. It IJjrough the Blood, Uriiio, nnd other fluids and juices of thu BVHLoin, Uie Tigor of lifo, for it repair the wasteH of tho body with new and Kound material. Chi-onic Scrofula, Coimuir.ptJon, Glftmlular Uioc-rs, In xlio Ijjroai, 'Moulh, Tumors, in the tHaiids and oUier parts the systym, Sore Stnimous PtKclmrfres froii) Uie lOni-s, Painful Swelling of the Joints, nnd tho worst forms of DisvftRes, KruptioiiB, Kever Sores, ScnlU Head, Rinffworm, Sa.lt Rheum, ErysIjK'Uw, Pilt-K, Constipation. Liver Com- plaint, in the Womb, nnd all weakcjiiug and painful discharges; 'Diarrhea, NiBht SwonM, niid all wastcw of lille prinei- nle, arc witJiiu the eureativo ranfre of ihiswon- uer of llodern nnd dnys use will prove to any person using it foreitherof forms of uisense, its jJot-ent jioiver to cure thpiii. Ur. Kinn is not pncticing medicine, though ho did practice for tf? ytniv, but is now iu the manufactuiv find snk1 of tho For Hale only at Dr. Finn'H Store and Labo- ratory, near corner of Twenty-fourth aiid Church siroetn, tfnJveston, Teins. threo-cent ataiuj) for circular. Home 'J Will sail on. WKDXESDAY, Jniniai'.via, nml will KIVO THROUGH bills of liuling Pntvitlonc-e. rjuIad-.-lphin. Jtnltinioiv.clc. hOW n.VTKS of jntKIUHT nml INSURANCE cnn !o nlkvvc al tliis tilKk-o. 01 FAS, AK.-III. Cc'iiu-nl Wlmi-r. 0. A. WHITNKY .t f'.i'r M Noillrltivur, Now 01'TK'E 0., Ji. H. U. R. i 1st. 1STO. J Shippers of Freight Are Jifjvhy noliflfd that and afior JAXUAIIT 1ST, 1S7G, Fivisl'.: will bv al OR- Doiiot ouJy bL-nveon the Hours ofg A. M. and 5 M. G. II. WrCHOLS, SltJU. II. B. ANDREWS, Cicul. l-'l-t. AjrtMlt. ON11 1m ''PHE GULF, WESTERN TEXAS PACIFIC RAILROAD CO. Notice to it HJCay Concern The preiiernl of tJiis company have bec.il yenioved from Cttlhoim Co., Texas. Correspondents will pleiiso tlireot tlK-irlet- U-rs to tlic latter place. Ct-jiito, Dec. 1, ISIo. E, ilex'il lin Tin-: Baltimore Xim, thinks it ncccs- saiy lo again ciillattcnLion to Ilic dilTcr- oncc htitwoen the asphalt pavements of this country and those of Europe, Pavements of Kcufchnlcl nsphnll arelaid on Chcapsidc. London, and on some of the Parisian bonlevards. It is an as- phalt, hoi a compound poultice-such us we liuvo had spcchmms of in this coun- try under Uie name of asphalt. Ketif- chatcl is u rock formed by nature, and is quarried like other rock; nnd the stone (which contains hitumen) IB firnt crushed, then liiid, then packed nnd mmmed, nnd finally rolled wHU licav-yr hot iron rollers; which g_ive it a hartl, smooth, compact surface, impervious to water. TIU-: CoimnissJcmer of Indian-Affairs Jills received a telegram from Indian Agent Haworth, at the Kiowa and Co- muuchc Agency, pronouncing.u mistake the report recently telegraphed from Texas that several hundred Coinanchcs wore on the war path. He says they arc all at the agency nnd peaceable. FrrtMr'N jtffifffjsine contains a rcnnirka- article by Blydcn, an African taking the Around that Islatnism, SIR the1 religion of equal rights nnd impartial justice, is better adapted to the black race than ClinKtiauity. Tho KvaiiKeJJofiil Alllnnec Pmycr Week, 1870. Friday, January J. C. Kopp, pastor Gcrmftn M. E, Churcb South, leading. Prayer for Christian missions, and for the conversion of the world to Christ, Saturduy, Jaw F, "Von Scnleumbaclu pastor German MvE. Churuh Prayer for all nations, fpr the maintenance' of of tnumltl and" n.nd otvll Htrifo, and far tlio wtmivnl nt In and Infidelity from land. Sunday, January, "Tlic Ulti- mate At 7 P. if. fjouerol moss inot't- iriff, "jinciL-r tho annnlces of the Yontifj Men's Christian of Texafl.' Place and programuie to be published here- after. Dry Ooodw, Fancy the post tevf muuthR, to wlinin Die rviv vofc-rrt'd, oit-her pursonnliy or liy letter: RHEUMATISM CURED, Dr. John Fijiu: nvrMtr- niiuiity, no than to your medicino, to thank you for having ivscuyil me from a fate inlhiltofy wonw than deiitli. For ton years I hare been aiHicted rbeumatisni to tin ns to render life intolerable, and thure has been no period of time in tbe last two years that I vrcmUl not hniJed ilwith llae that heaven could J 'hnd" hy Biicli .eiiiiiiunt, doctorB (OB- -Byjin'o, tJie Geo. Coehihnn, Wilde. Tuhuodo, o-itd othors, of Brooklyn. Xew PmiV-ssors Stone umi Uoajulfi, of Now Orlennss, and some In ilite oily, hut thev till fr.iled until, uuunerey cAUud you which, in tlio sliort space of ten davB. has affected a per- and radical Your much obliged and sincere frieini, JAS. MfUl-.OS.Ky. Aveime K, near Dr. Joliji riling f v. j C.'- C-? Dear I was afllicie-d wilh Chronic Rhtii- mfttism for the Inst five years, and. have txjtn for several weeks at a rime confined to my nod, ntid going- upon crutches. After JifU-cn days taking your uipdictno, ns directed. I am completely cured. Indeed J have not felt so veil in ninny yuavs. Tbtinkincr von kindly, 1 am yours truly, jr. w. KJRCT'IKO, Grocer, comor Etroetn, Onlveston. MERCHANTS' I Insurance Company. No. 63 STrtAND. i (Organized, J8CG.) FIRE, MAK1XB AXI> KiVER CASH CAPITAL (FULL PAID) JOHN IX ROOKHS. llvsident; JiF.VM, VKXJ BAluLlNUlUK .1AOK MO'IT, Atlonu-ys; HESKV JOHN D. lioncKit.s......of John" D. Co BLVM..................of. I.t-on KlI. Blun GKORur. SKAI.Y........of Hull, llulchings i Co W. A. Oui-iiiNT............of fjurv ,t ulipJiint M. F. Morr..........of HnlliiiKer, Xi.-lc ,Molt II. KHMPNKU.............of Mars Kempncr M. ..Trt-'s't Natioiml of "Vxas K. A.'BnowK..............of R. A. Brown A Co T. POLTS.................of Foils IS. G. Ovinnau A' Duval KAMI-SOX......Sec'v Ins. Co K. K. M.iod.v tt Jt-mison 1'. HALFP. rialn'. Co The Conmipniiy injures nKiijnst loss or dnin by fire on Mui-chnndiso. lYo once, ITuuselioM l-ii mini ro, a ml oiht'r insura lily property in town fO'.Hil.ry. is iron (Incicd on Ktrie'ly consftn-ativt' IJi'iMnimn. nnd louses promptly adjusteil' Treinont and Winnie fliithnr patticu'.aiv of tttKtimontata nee Circulnr on Cure of Soro Eyes, Piles, Sore Lep, Liver Complaint, etc. Ue4 GOODS! Choice new Prunes, Choice QunpowdcrTeu, Choice Imperial Tea, Cracknels. Crackers, (all Buckwheat, Potted Meats, ttiKH' Feet, Sardinia. Rnn- sSau Ca-vior, Anohovlos, New Hams, and a full line of. Stick, Fancy Candles, Fireworks, Pniitw Etc G, SKELItiSON A CO.. i XEW ?-Oct. Rosewood Pianos FOTi Si'A CURRENCY, for sale by xiips. A; into.. Piano ami Music Dealers, Tj-einont St.. NO HUMBFG! THE GREAT DOLLAR STORE, No. .Market St., SWEETS! SWEETS! L _j_ FANCY AND STICK OANDY of_ evury kind made. :vnrt Foreign. RAISINS, CURB ANTS, AP- ClTllONS, DATES, PRUNES, Cocoaiiutn, Klo. ALSO A. COJU'LKTJS STOCK 'Fire Works, Cliristmns Tree Ornainciitq, s, life. T. BATTO, Straiul, Oolveston. Educational. Texas Military Institute, ng Term bc ary w lfXnndnyf Janu- 187C, And continuen twenty weeks. The course of study tmbraccs' tlw'uRual col- lege curriculum with- mflitrvry Rt-utlks oud drills added. Tho nilJitary.atiUfcH are urnxngjed BO UH not to intvrfyi-c >Jitlifi Kf-udten ami- ivcila- Forty new cndpts will Appli- contH ni'iist lie ftt Ilfu-i'ii yiMirrt old, Students ex.pelk'd from oUior KtUouls nwtO. not apply. Cftcalotrues containing -f jicht on appllcution to Fancy ft I oolen U U 0 U S Xollons and Fancy anil AT Si CEXT. BKLOW OR10JX.VL COST Ladies t.he public in POIIL-I-.-II nre i-eqin-stij to uSTuninu our before puix-Jiiisiii elspwl'iLji-e. .MKgain __ Christmas New Year Original Dollar Store H'tis a full lino of and Gent's FURNISHING GOODS, wliich are offered Jmror ilmn nt auy other iiouse in tin.- city. Also, a tftait variety of uil.iolt's. Note Paper at iji OO It on in. inZ tf G. K.KXVIS. .Religious ;and dpicultural HALF-PRICE SENU TOU OIJ1! CATALOQUK ON TIIE LIST M.AX. For address GEO, P. E-OWELL It, CO., 41 ParkEow, NEW TOIIK. ADVERTISING IN CANADIAN NEWSPAPERS for 25 cts. SEND TOK OUH THE LIST PI.AX. Tor address 520. P, h 41 Park EOT, '_______W1SW -YORK. Sun through from HCWSIOS to'ST. ujuw WWOUT CHilfGE, naldng ft. for CnCcago and jUI TICKETS bs procured and BAOG.UJ1! CHECKED TO ALL PROMSEar FOWTSin hu uiiiuid Stitea aad On nnJ nfler SCN0AY, Nor. SS, irihw f or St. Louis daily, mud arnvfl dally, wtixpt Mondijj, M A. JDA.Y al liomit. AfWuu wni'.lo.l OuUlLaiul itnns trve. TIWESCO AUKUSta. MB. .n-tlii-ir cilliiy. OUTI-'iT fKK f. O. V1CKEH V .t CO.. Mi JTOIIN no28 G. .J.1DIJKS, Superintendent MINI) HEAD1XD, i'.-jVCIiOliANCV K Si-JL'L t'M.Ai'.MINt; lil.SM anil M.UiHIACJi; (JT.'IUK. Kliou-u.c how cIMli-r WJX limy llu' Im-fATiil affection of any tli'-y (.-hoow [nnuuilfy. -lixl paKfin. JJy mail JiU.N j' ,t CO., 3-'i'J S aKrt the the of ACoacloo TO ALL POKCli Br North, list and West 'ASSEKGERS'HAVi: CHOICE OFBOOTSS, Via ViaiU, St. Louis, Von Scott mm! Clalnaloii 3 K., ITcmsXm r. n. ia at HousSpn S 11 and u-rires daily exMpt awiday, tkc Trtp IM ft Tickets for Tta thU Uw IT UNION TICkBT OFFICE, Ko. Treaimit ttrece, OAJ.VESTOS. J, n. JJILtEB, J. DPBAND, General Superintendent; Homton. SUMSET iiil vestbii, n UmU KAIL WAV. A Statioi Tn-elre mfieo beyoad TjaUof. arc now ntmainB KINGSBURY! reducing tho stage ride to Aatotto to A..JL A. M. A. M. Galrcston to You Save] I CO TICKETS for sale nt all Ticket :H IV. .H. EDMKS. O. Ol'JUJRK.VY, Axst. g. P. A. tfftt- CH ATSGE or TUBE. MONBAT, (Exce Trains A.M. Trains Leave A. K. and It Train at A. X. Leaves MoMStoB i t.f. For M. i.S. A. and Vl Or.nlral Kmllwur take n U A. IW. I tf. JK. TraJaw. For InternatloKal aa< Cnal WaMl era take (he m. Train. GEO. AXD f GREAT OX.OSE LOKE STAR ROUTE. TO THE North, Southern! Commencing NOT. TItAINS LEAVE AS fialvcMon dally _ ffvtri) A. H. HouHtou 4all al.. Drawing-Roow 4 Slwping-Coachej HOF-iSTO.V TO ST. '10UIS WITHBl'T CHANCK. Cicuo comiectlonR at Little Cairo mad St. Louis ivjtli all lines Indinif to EaW, North, and Soutiiem Suites. nest, Shortcut, DO NOT ME Internationa! Si Great Northern R. R. Purchase Tickets L'XIOX TICKET- OPHCE, "G J. H. im.LER. Ticket Agent, GaJn-Mon. n. mr. HOXIE, eral "'iiprrfnlrinilril, Tilrialliui- AND NEW, YORK Hira STATE OF TUXAS..: Capt Bokjw. OEO. W. CLYDE OiTV OF AUSTDT ITYOFSANAXTOSIO...- Panalacton. FYXK1GHT and at LOWESft HATES. Ono of t4ic above femied wjll leave New Vork cwry SATGRDAT, ami Gal- ton for Xew Yori: every SATDBPATC. oat on ttie CM-S- OF 8AN AS PliKXINQTON, MASTER, Wffl tall foi- Kow York "on SATORDAY, uary 8Lh, 287tf. Fur freight or to J. K. SAWYER, Agrmt, M Strand, C. H. MALLORY CO., Aflna, Maiden LaiM, Kew Torlc. OR SAB1KE PASS. Tlie Schooners Laurel will nmko regular trips betweAtt Siibfnu PO.HM, pijming through BMe for freighui to all accewiblc potato In For Information apply to "05 3m HOBBrtPOBT. JJOUSTON Direct Navigation Co.'s Boats At 5 P. X. y, SEB3) IN ANY QUANTITY, Sacks funalshed. By M. H. SHEPARD, 71 Tremont SU-cot, Over yalreswn rlrc Insurance Co, Ihe '-lie-uf-'- M-iiii Minimi, idnnl Coiiylnir Umujmnv. tin. lo lucrr.tivv. wniil'1- J'lUUDti .Sitiiply fJl- Murion, 0. Cmuzrujr VfedwscUiy ana Frlitar. lor. or limy-   

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