Galveston Daily News, December 8, 1878

Galveston Daily News

December 08, 1878

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - December 8, 1878, Galveston, Texas L. M. WATERS, norftirroB AU W ima BWW.M HATH, GAft i wwk. ailtj GALVESTON. SUNDAY. DECEMBER 8. 5 CENTS. VOL. XXXVII-NO. 223. JUST RECEIVED: TOT. iTTi.jy nt HEX'S STIFF AMI SOFT Boys' Chito's Hats asi examine M. WATS US, Treniont Anting on the lout dune dtaoardiat by nssrehMKi who ex that all tlial tMWMsary wino t-KVlled Is ftet so tncti pHiUil matter In drcuLitlon, lUsflguro foiwe tlavd walk: with placards naistr I ttinut elrcvlwi and Into tbe h'Ktt of An thfy put tiruurh tun All urn or The Lwrt aad ebvepMi wujr the public 1 through of u wbn dealern DC of iMHiWBO, Uwr (Uaimal UBM facilltlw for ri naiiuifc-utm wltk tlw public ai the atl OH ttwNcwii. Band In at end arranga for 0 Tiaiu NO FOB THH (if the grand Jury recently te aradoai far (Htorffioa county refcrreu to cawi o pradicameat. But what puny war- ai tfcta to agitinat tuch a deep- rkel Could I of Ike kw overhear the remark: if profeadcnaii thetnwlVM upon this they would feel but poorly com flnei. are regarded by wliom VVy are charged as sipjcletof taxatiou tar of carrying on a buii- MML In vernacnliir of the prof es- ateat ft U diDominatKl "rreailng the Whacto of jmrJcp." And thli mUerable appear to the ordinary la Uie light of licensing eceopatiou thaD puniihlug a crime. toirible TUHporuibility for UB arC dinra'itattar ia effects and IMejaamt mUwrios. Against the IJaadaatMnai of gamWing young and old ifcovld aJihi) be prt'.ectti. The tew In tt not aE, of the of .the hai eitdfarcred O dt. thli, and, to credit of those charged with its In tunny of inemt with nun- aMTf Mad ffloct. It is but poor aaMloty fw twucttcaUy cunnrring at the and of this vice ta nqr thai nea tare always gambled Utat, if cut oft from %Is dxcltenaent In one direction, they wfll Aad another. It must be favored ay asreMuataaoas to contrmed Hi aaiUt Rumove its in- anC tie passion for play be tuaaee Conuutt. it la a that grows bjr Vfeat It OIL Were it necessary tu comlctica m tc. tlie great and atteaoant upon the of farabliag In this 7, K visit tome Saturday night of temples dedicated to the god of chance would answer pvcpopr. Saturday night is the fay algal uf the poor. la taoae haunts thb puticulv night the horny I of loU an the rabjects of SecUag in many V to mipp'ecwnt a meaner the randy and quick method of haxan1., the poor dupes of tat iftwiag pajtkn upon these afxai at'i squander the hard taminga of tlie urevlous six days of the wok hi m WHiiy ir.luuKs. Strangi- us it nay seem, Lard anti stringtut times oaJjr lacreaie the to tide over by Oesprrate resorb. Witaa the dollar lins disappeared aad bat the victim, torsaeaNJ with the thought of possibly aanaTeriBirwIfe aad needy clildrcc. in bia (storlj nretUed koiai-, in the rap atapefactioa frcm the misery whkh u few KOMcats have wrought, thus but adds tesfoid to the wreck of dliaWHic pence and bappiness. Were entailed aJone, it might that proper retribution had but followed; but It U the weak, and help- aad inaocent who the greatest MsaTerrn. It U particularly tho latter that'tTM) law should protect agaiustthc infataatiaa thrown tie necks of Iheir natural protectors by the existence tt s, public eill. Atti keenest uia. aad oimt auftertoj, and the sormrMiag experience that ever km wake of moral calamity win WHIM M itofbtDf in the mitigation tale until the law. embodying a aoatthy and organized public opinion, Mat ImM of S with prip that is ear- Mot, cVtermlued crushing. Espe- cially oa Uhalf of the poorer classes, waoai jxnalw-oa at- public garu- tha frart tH of and reform fall upon toad MM! growir.g shame. U the rtct ud wHl-to-do must find vent for patatoM ia .'icilements o' aaxl-Tabk. M tbeBTKrek their club- MOWS aatl quarters for such in bu tbe V-MIPC and un- hard-working Bacchante and aitlsaa Hotetec. agaitiat the tnaqatiiJoaa which, ii; tiieir unguarded to haadUf and iivitiogly tam mnaianica of could vorjc no iujurv to any one. Even to those wlio follow it an a mean" of livelihood its vradlcn tion would be a blcmlnR, It woul drive tlicgi from nn illcgltiirmtc and de morallxlug occupation into sonic honorable line of toll, nml tbern, ;M life cm, from a'-dreary outlook toward a miserable end. On side their calling there mnny char ttible and kiudljL'artitd men pr going to stir antanals, and the Mexican lion roer like a yotatg bnvyerHn tlie recorder's court( When, oh! when, are we reporter's going to have something startling to report from tbat bright, sunny clime, where every urospMi phases and only man is vikj t" "At long as no incursions into Texas are made from Mexico there is, of ourse, no occasion for pursuing the banditti, bat as Tar as Gen. is conourned he leaves Fort dark to-day for .Ban Antonio to the olty of Washington on trasiness of the utmost tbe re suit of which it Is1 almost impossible to was mysterious reply. was fresh trail, so to speak. Border complicatlonsl Doubtless b rupture (not rapture) of the frlvndly ro- atlons existing between the win sister republics f Nothing of the kind [t was raurely an order from tbs secretary Of war, or MMno'other' gory son of. Uars 'ering a board to in that hsroio fidelity to pro- fasstnnBl duty during raoent reOow fever epidemic, will given by the New York press club on Thursday evening of and o( [From Baxar.] If a lady of queen Anne's reign, hi her garb of and of towering head-dreesana hlfh-haelad shoes, could join the brilliant crowds 'that fill Fifth avenue or Chsctnut street these gold- en afternoons, she would'see thereui a whole society of woaid be- hold in her Uie apotheosis of fantastic. So arbitrary is the standard of taste which fashion erects. oar long-dasTMidtd beauty, however, to argue Uie queutian of the relative mtrits of their apparal beauties hi present possession of the IfeaVtt caniiot Be denied that she be hopelessly A oentMry and three- quarters hsve brought 'aaany beneflfai to women, aot leaYMmtOqi paratively simple, rul dress of to-day. Bvtn our grand- mothtn wore black satin sHppereln tbe streeE. and never heard of double-soled shoes. How, a substantial walking boot is alone proper for out-of-door wear. Those dear lacUes incased themselves ia stays like of 'torture of tae inquisition, than like the modern light and flexible corset. Tbe skirts of to-day are limited, the hate ore not utterly groteeaue. tbe wraps are suitable in and shape Nevertheless, an oooaatonal ftrttle oenven- tion called to duuuss dress reform, the dis- satisfaction of thoughtful woman with the disabilities imposed-by their oiothes, a hare and tfcero a modest sign-board in our streets announcing 'fSnxanclAation-Under- show that much remains to be done before a woman may live and more aa comfortably in her as a man in his. It is one of tbe elenMntiuy principles of proper dressing .that-the whose body ihould ne covered as equally as possible. Otherwise, the blood flowing easily to the warmest parti, circulation bcoqmes se- riously disturbed, and congestions' ensue. If clothing must be unevenly distributed, common sense would suggest that the iruuk, where tlie great esnb-al fires are cept burning, might anaaathint; to he extremities, which for' off and de- pendent, like needy jiatsinaers. Jtat habit and inheritance wrap fold after fold about the waist and loins, overheating and en- feebling the most delicate' parts of the vital machinery, while Uw neck and arms have often, only tue protec- tion of the gown, and tbe fact teem to liow blue beneath gossatner rasing n these columns we batalatelr aablished illustrations of jgarnmUa mteadad to cover the whole body evenly and easily. A flannel combination suit of shirt aad draw- ers thus out, worn beneath a cambric or muslin of the form, as pretty as faucv should devise, would be an absolute orotectlon against the sodden colds which our fierce winters and rapid of temperature inflict on so many delicate women. This raimant would dispense, also, with the heavy petticoats retting on he hips, which weary the wearer more han she suspects, one Hgfat sidrt beneath tbe gown answering for wanath, grace and cleanliness. It seems fntist to say a word agamat conetavbacaose the victims who- art a srhTaacked generation who iaevilablj- deny the offense. But If they will look at re-limbed, deep-cheated, Junooiaa wo- mtn whom Du Maurier and Dalriels ibow as the high-bred English type of to-iay, perhaps their comical, pointed vniistt will to look, unlovely to them, arul their abused hmirj diaphragm in escape their hostile. Taere It ositoct of the corset qatstioa, bow.ver, wilich is not. sufflouuitly understood. Even ihen that mail is not warn tight, the steel ads which close it in front forever press, press, on a sensitive nervous center, de- veloping a capacity for. aultering :.ichonly women can comprehend. The wofflan who carries tnorals ipto her dressing will take out dangerouscon- iriiences, sew op the carawat ia front, >ill slip it on over her atad, at her ancea- did when time of leas value. Tin whalebones will break a sooner, ths stays will loae their trim aUMle earlier, but tbe gam to health ana temper will prove incredibly great .If, in addition to iitdities, women .would adopt aim- ilti kind of suspenders or to lift Irigginr; weight which ttieir hips an too p t to sustain, their dress reform would vilU nigh complete.- the'reason of the failure of most at a more ilthful and wear taut tbat (teneral use is tact that the agita- toi'ii, couscientlom aud they wu'e, and to their stern hygeia. But changes which we suggest need hardly aaTact the ftxteraal ap- icaranoe. In beauty is ao nsisted upon as amona; nobiaat that it is flusaj out aud np i waste human never see it, is pVsja tbtf every saan aad every woman ought to a part ef that beauty. When the raco aajdi have' de- eloped a strict about bodily health it will boconn superbly handsome. And when women abah banted to put conscience into it labited race as jaf i byaanateh to live in these fair. 7whart> aatare daily gives ia ef ronn and color, makes sack suparh of tbe asefulneas of baaaty, that tnke shame to and apply our This instion of drtsa linking on, for it of uatram rananlttaaa. tft I mat tjltttaa moralMai, aad with Diograst TsoMtdwciii jitt tnitaTtr is oundad apon cloth, aasl that earthly interests of buttoned togetbsr.aailba Lord Chehnsford hat died paonr than anv other chancellor ia the past hanared rears save Lvndhnnt. Hh) rjarsoaaltr is valued undfr'faSUWQ, and hail hardly any raal estate. atft ehlldrsa. liaaldMtsoBia BOW at lord Cape of Ckwd tatrd is ltatinof tsatrtsssMaart. tart was SMT hravarjraz- VaO. THE NEWS OF THE STATE __________ ___ [BpwHaJ Telegram SAW Airrono, Dec. 7. corre- spondent Interviewed Gen. Drd morn- ing, ui reference to the nropocotf visit of Gen. to don Anioulb aud ton. It seems that some monthft ago, at tbe suggnstioa of Uen. Ord, CoL HL tt An- drews, vice president of tbe Bnnwt route, extended an invitation tu Trrrlao. Oen. Trevhxi has intimated he would like to avail himself of tbe invitation to visit Texas, and at ao early day will probably visit your city aigd Han Antonio, accompanied by several laembtrs of bis staff. The delay-is oceaaiaiwd ty Gen. Trevifio first having to obtain official usr- Buaaon from (Sty of aUxlea. A stranger by tbe A. T. Clark as arrested today for (nallnz various articles from a house near the alamo aad pawn nig The congregation of tbe Johnaoa Hoed rally to his aad denounce those who accuse him of Immorality as uanrfawiplad etc. There was a well attended meeting of tax-payers last night Ahull thirty more dtiaBns signed their Then have been but thrall deaths in San Antonio during past wtxk, being Fred. Kramer, drinkuw; Father Nico- obstruetioa of Virgitte Morales. An aMereatioa occurred thtsmorning be- tween deputy tberhT Aaton Adam and Mr. Anderson, ta which pistols were drawn, bat third partial intorfandaad prsvaatedarow. Board vr Medical__.____________ ottier jHdgaxnt CMr atstl Trem.urr lat a Ba4 A. TelegiatatoUwKcwl.1 HocBron, Dec. .board of ntdictl exammers met for reorganisation. .On motion the former orgaafiattoo was con- with Drs. W. of Willis, praadaat, aad W. H. Anhtr, of Howton, aaontary. Drs. BwrorngtM Aroher a to wait on Judge Aastersoa aad that law andtr which medical biardi XlmCXlt-AXmoVf MACKID, Coagnts patssit the Bxaua, darttehakoff bat ar rived. Pm-XKBi-RO. Dec. A anntofHetel statement is published to the eftVct that feeling iii Mutoow favors a pohcy peauaf t -from New pointed, and regulating medical practice is not conpUed with ui Blauy in this medical district, sod. to investigate for inefficient working, aad confer with the legislature for pmvose o( having the Uw amended and made effective. Ad jounwd to second Tuesday In January, to meet at Houston to fTamlne This will be the first tenUwinual of new board. In the district court the ease of Hntchl- nn vs. City on receirable for taxes and which city bad ref uaet to acknowladge, a snartlamas was lasued compelling the collKtar to the sarar on terms for whlca they lamed and orderinc any balance on cou- pons after being used fur taxes to be pak out of the general tond. Jodgmeni touches a fund terawd gentraj bondfund, which has eaaiped jadgsnent of other cred- tbe last fond thceity had left. Thejudgmeat of to-day will consume It. leovmg the city with an empty safe. Twenty odd thou- sand were paid out to-day. prospects that city's ravaUMwill be consumed as accumulated. In- terested citicem speak of compromise, bat know not where to berm. Dr. Moon, residing on Coairots street, about two wetks ago, out of charier, employed Charles Wttten, tnunp, as baud man around houae. even- ing mad. lilaasaf batidy with a watch and razor bdongmg to of doctor's boarders, and train tramping on. JCourt to-day nfuatl' to nwke'Kn. Deltos a great widow. Friday evening next tae O. C. 9. social rganisation hall wita .a Haklmt; From parties from Fattuwn it learaed that Cooper diad than to-day from wounds at hands of John Oreer. AT Augrar. Coaaalatat____________ or ateailcUBa' City Ooart ml Avnra, Dtc. it eota- plammgaf the governor's action in remit- ting sovsnlflnesUtalriimnoied by the city tat carrying couonaltd weapoaa. The city ta Infested by a.gang of roBghs and robbers, and muraars, nobberies have beoosae so frequent that the toayar baa-laaafurated special ores fnr triealiin. oirrybur eon- cealed weapons and, apparonUy, it using a very endeavor to repress crime. The gov- ernor it charred with thwarting ef- forts of toe-nwyor by of and govaraor'i cHycourts One bat stranzers, white town tnilliea carrrpis- als with impunity. Many dtiasns think the houses of Austin foster more aad aid aad ncnte criminals than all other agencies. It is' a pretty qaarrel aad may result, if dowrr punasd, n fixing the reapoeuabihty for ful state of affairs during several weeks part. Night before hut a man was knocked inselest by robbers. jury ttnte in the caatol Dill Phuupe. tried for crookedness in load titles, brought ia a rardlct of guilty and two years. With tYotliKUItl [Special Teles-ram to Un News.) aftaaHtTiTi, Dec. asked ad- till Monday ia older to arrange other toresume Monday, and not retain the jury, If one shall obtained, under surveillance till state ao objeotioa if could filled in by other court re- fused, thinking that case, now being under way. should proceed no tnter- mlarioa. Defense then motion to quash the venire and iherufs returns of venire. Overrated aa to vmire, ai anstaiaed to sharUTs ntunss, with lea to amend. latter amendaneit w_ orerruled, with leave to anteul further, andttwcaaswas adjonraed till Monday. It to snrmltM that pntuainary motions mutt of very material character and of legal bearing before they win be allowed to the time of court. Oaart Bceittaauk ISpeclal Telegram to tkt News.1 Truta, Dec. euurt of appeals following case.: JohnWilaama va. the Htate, from Vic- toria; tffliiaeil Ttxat and Pacmc Railroad Co. vs. Dean t Daan, from Bad Birar; afflrmW on car- vs. W. E. Smith, troaa Texas and Pacific BaUroz.4 Co. vs. RadHivar: nsotton to aOrai gal eerr clflcate overmlsc. J. H. lunt-1_________ _ _ ___ H. B vs. JTB. BaOay, froai Rockwell; afflrnwi. and remanded. Riley Blaakanship vs. the State, froaj 2omoncba: afflnaed. Houston Powall vs. ttstBoktt, tram QOB- saies; afflrmed. XMXMOXD. Cat- tlauj Atrrar-ttveth arati CtO- Nscsast to Nml Baaxoirp, Dec. an le of the Ceatral passenger wen tt dimwr, tome one eatend the ticket and oi.-rating room aadbuntott tan. tidket case, and tbtconned with tbe about A party amisted this morning, btstcoediaoi for want Aa affray ocenrrsd ttis erroJag m tenpfat aD.y a man named Thotnas aad a dentist nasaed Millcoder, ia which th. latter wat very dangeroosly cat ta the hia en trait protruding throach opeahig. affray, aa far can be grew out of Mfflenderi etc., Thomas. Kfllcore, aa oat sen of tUa patoa, dind tail I I. mmm't Ar -1 Dec. Parcall, hvaaj from DeDas, while attemptnei; o a ball of oottaa wan oatwfet m bttttiacaf a ateamcai aadaaOUitight annwiearhedfroattaasbotildv. H.B. CUafat at Co., of X.w Yortraa ptTCMtTTCal CTVUVOW. TJHtt HM MT- athittscstsntnm by Aral la LK, Dtc. shootaar l ctiaiaa to-day, Si. JfnuMam, L. teaaassi. alaia aaaaal. la eBtftaTl PAKAMA, Nov. A private telegram, dated Una, Kovttnbcr 16, the tsaaasiaatiGB Doo Mannd Prado, for meriy pniddsat of and tettrr presl dart of the seaate, w was -tsitermg the ataate. The attogetfacr un- During his admiaiSraaco be was particularly on who from BALTmoBa. Dec. e nan of tbe late bisnopVanwr, of Loautana, in of Bar. J. G. Oirault, H. H. Waters. Joha Pardval and W. P. Kra- ufth.dions.of and two o( nactvd here test nWdaagte) froa Krw drkana. Funeral services wtre to-dsv at tbe Christ K. P. chtu-oh, was filed. A hvnataabtrof cbcxytacn pnaect, tacladsac nearly aU Ve rectors af thai aad a namhsT from various pans of state, York aad elsewhere. read by bishop WOarar. of ___________ V relative of the dtjceaatd bishop, Rev Watktat, ractor of Christ church. Rev Cauptwil Fair, rector. Aseaation church aad Dr. Hod, at Towaoatowv. Tbe rtmalat latomd atarwatDouiit cem etery in the family lot, Bishop Whitttng ham, of this diooeae, wat unable to be preheat oa acoount of feeble health, New YOKK, Dae. The board of re- view of the national Trottmg aasoclation concluded its test night, and de- doted to hold tbah- next averting csi the secood Monday In Chicago. chairmaa wat asjthoriaed to appoiut a six to at the call of the president stcretarr at a time BOW aad aaxt tsistlas, tooontidar any Mbmltted to tbtm and nport facts to the naxtntMtisaj o tte board. The sacrisary's report IDS hi association. Thefimuudai exhibits showed cashm litssiiry on Nov 1, 1818. deduct ite- ndsfe JtaTl, tiooo. romiiojf Ceylon, the hud of aad coffee, hat now proved itsalf a wonderful Place for growing tats, aamptes of which find great favor hi Londaa. recently returned from Behring strait -report the of votoanfi eruptions oa Cbegala and Dnv nak, three of the' Aleutian Islands. On Unalashka aa dattroyed the village of on. ,30th of August. The paper used in the administrative de- is Prof. The paper used in the ad partnwccs of the French comnostdali Rasjbaauxo w wood. eoodamns tho int.-usting of im rttaaaa to this material, and aavstbatmton or they- win lOtt A Loodon cab-driver? who had been thrown from bit vthicle by a collbion adl had his skull bartond, wat takon' op, tried, ooovicUd aul.-nnad tor bemc drank, and than disd. aitd a coroner's Tory dis- covered thatheSuS not txwi drunk at ad, but only tataUv injured by aoddant. efforts of tbe to amelior- ate the condttioii :of the R in Poland an stated to hani .been unsuc- oassfuL Ittobthoved that pope wOl Biake a final aad dinct appaal to tfan czar aad should this prove traSOfm, his-hoUnew will an encyclical letter denonndnar the conduct of Raatai to the catholic worbf A. Bratihan at 13 Tears, in whom Dom dlsauvartd moslcal talent tbat baa tried cantolj todavalop, ispUying the vtaha ia opMalSote, Un. vary suoctatta- him; In dwedtti, played tafia i roing tcGertruuiy rnat entbusiatni. Bngenlo Vaoricto Denfremoat It ol the yoont; recent at the effects of late did not include the librarr of novel ttt, which; saVs the AOuttaum, has been nurchaasd hi ttt antirtty byMBSOT. Solhe- raa, of Picadflly. Acoomnaayuu; the books is the of framed Hogarth named in Mr. Tor- Lift af Wdbm. as bantinc in bit According to says tb. Sitak, "irraat as to wbothw Qortscbakoff. oa leaving nadeo-Badea, when in tUll staying will Ktoru to St PttersborK. The proba- bility rather to be that, owing to hi wil the penniasloaoT the ctar to pass tbo wmtar fa Italy: "-That af vaktf to offloa." of bpunt Scbou- Germany KS rapidlir oompletmf; an excel- lent system of subterranean telerrapb From Berlin radiate to Frankfort aad Wraaburg. Tbe -ia from fM to Stratbw Wbea. imderfprouad telegrripUe commm cation ootapleted bttmssu Hamburg and Cnzhaven, Harbnrc, Bremen. Olden Btaden, OohUat, and atata will be added to the system at bat as the weather dnrine wiattr will panntt. Tbe duke of Weatmlastw erected a cnurch at Halkin, FHntshire, Wales, at bis sole and on.' tbe ,30th of October bud tho foundation of another at Mold. Eng- land ta her "wealthiestson" in thcie A very, different sort ol wealthiest son It be to that selfish voluptu- ary. Fouthill Beckford, immortalized by Byron under that title. The duke West- minster is all great aobJaman should b.., In London, workofcrmvu spend their Maori on Sbaoay amid tbe galleries and drawing-rooms of his palace, and make ac- quaintance with tbe masters on tbe walls. la th. coontejr, be is foremost in every useful and kindly work. Tbe government having recently ninitttd Roman catholic who. had >en deprived of their, livings to present for reaotnmation, tiios modi- Fying tbi previoas decbdoat against the Etonian catholic clergy, Vatican has akea steps to atcertaui if taere were any favorable prospect of opentaw negotiations n order to ui order to stadr situation and convey natothe bishops, with a view to war for aaian Bhoald ooeaaioa oatar, afgr. also eathoriatd to open nafotiatioiit with Bwitt An old legend asserts tbat tbe cnat jtnk cathsdral at of which the [evil, it says, plan, will never be rosaplsnd. craat advances towards coanpktion have been made during the past forty years have unsettled somewhat old belief in legead. This, however, of late beau revived by the Inn of Prof. Heim, oCthe univer- sity of Zurich, tbat tbe of stow taken from Dracbentels, which were employed for fouadaHoa and pillars, are fast undergoiac a chemical deconiposi- ticn, and that probably bef on this centory the any tali to Hie ground. Another tact which' has excited sa- wrstition fa tbat the new clock, cor- tructed from canaon taken from tbe French, not been ia working order for a veer, and that all efforts hiihorto to ren- it han proveet Notre Dame de Paris has .lost orna- ment which was, perhaps, her most con- spicuous one. A fortiught ago high winds wept over Paris, aad of the strongest nste bfew away from tbe spire of the hurch the gilded weather cock which sur- mounted it. The dethroned bird hi no- where to be foaad. Whether he plunged leadlong iato tbe river, or waa picked, up from pavement by unpatriotic and pedestrian, man Vuowetk not. Within the outer frau. of that bud was copcsaled a neap of minted mrtal. The collection included emery Freach piecli of nxstev current la Fraace, whether of uop- ler, curer, or from a to a lundred-fraac piece. Then wen in addi- tion colas of daBomiaatioa or another the facet of all tbe soversigns of In tbe eoone of Us obserraUom during tbe recent transit of Meenry, R A. Proc- or, the eminent astronomer, noted a very liitusallin. i In i inalaai. A kiefat spot was seea on the disc, which ap- peared to him to be parfectly central and of sensible Sim. It looked, be says, If thediae were a round of black card, and the bright a boJe pierced through with etaapass-ptsjat in strick- this of tbe of tbe spot d the pkuMt was idltbs tbe rather ed declsrrerof tbe nature of the brigb> a small cloud passed part the stmt face, tjsariy tbe whole of which to theVfeUlot: virw, the spot 11 jamllry taeoleed. -Another was tbat, epot waxed and waned, it trtenfakria shape, but wfeen hnterof tnent was steady Mr. Proctor oould net dJsasteUy----- pacubarity. was not allowed to appraaen the the rather wide apon re- am Taierinan paper aau Meroarr and (bat tetjM spet may haTcbeeanothiae; awn ar leas thafithe whfc eaaatlM it asked wbttber, tabular, earth stay aot be so also. a Tsaactwere lately killed and eatsa br on aaasaaVAaatratia. The fotad iaan __________it ekuBs betac MMkialia of taeaeahbabsgiett iiii hat of par- pg.ctabiaw.etc-.latae aasjbaw hmM of fiat of tvo of i OB I THE NEWS FROM ABROAD mtfi-r or rax KJTZM TO ULTIMATCX. KsiBslir that DrflrtMf ataMia Indlaa govcra- mrnt baa received tbe reply at tbe at Afghanistan ta tbo viceroy's olrhnimm. It Z dated November IV, bat to bslirved to have baen written of reoftlpt br the emir uf the news of tbe capture of AJ Maijid. The emir criticises the alleged friendly intention! of the British govern- ment, and dedans that iu action in tbe past hod not been such as to raise a pre- sumption of friendly intentions. plains that hfa refusal to receive Sir Ke- ville Chamberiain'i mission was not In tended to be hostile, but was doe to fear of loas of He declare that no enmity Afghan titan and the British government, that be de- sires to rerame former friendly relations, and that be will not tbe visit of a tan tall tdHpOItWT QaiMaiOtaU AaTalnfat Dtc. new Krand vizier, Kholreddrn, bat draftad law declaring ministerial responsibllitiet. In reply to caneratulatkms from Ax menian patriarch that eoua justice should be done all Ottoman sub- jects and government posts wfll Oiled without reference to religious differonotv In conclusion he srid: We nil pray to th same in vba mosques, yon in tbe churches. Tbe rumor at a new political treaty be- tween England and Turkey originated in the submission to tbn porte by mtanttei Layaril of the detailed statement of tbe chief points ia previously adopted re- fcms. Rumors current that the fall af the bite aUnistry was caused by the discovery a conspiracy, and that Terver hat been exiled to Tlrvos and Raonf to Bagdad, but they are Times OB the leans In Farlla- Loirnoi, Dec. lima leading edl this morning says; If the leaders of tbe opposition ere preparetl to support such unreserved censure of the government as expreixed both bv lord Halifax and Mr Whitbreod's resolutions, they ought to be repared to move resolutions themselves. 'o move thet tbe bouse disapproves the conduct of her majesty's government is to propose as direct a vote of censure as cei be conceived, and the responsibility o] moving such a vote ought not to have been left to private members. However, it is t matter of congratulation that we shal have the fame raised at hut in so plain and straightforward aforn. Tbe resolutions now moved cover the whole ground under dispute and touch the heart or the question. Another Oraeh Lomxni, Dec. sub-managnr of tbe west lUigland South Wales district bank denies tnere is liny foundation for the rumor caused tbe recent nn- easinets in tbe stock exchange. The rumor, however, is reiterated here to- day, coupled with the persistent assertion that the bank will fail, unless upheld by outside assistance. The la Italy, ROME, Dec. the chamber to-day signer Crisp! declared that yesterday's ministerial statements were unsatisfac- tory. He presented a motion the ministry to execute the existing laws En order to preserve tranquillity. The de- bate was adjourned until Jlonuay. The Anetrlam JllaUtry Rrsaaln PESIH. Dec. royal rescript was read in th.3 diet to-day, announcing tbal tbe remain in office. Genera Szapary lias been appointed minister ol finance, and M. Kemery minister of com- merce. A Keeaaaa.! Varllaaactit In Dea- COFEREAOEn, Dec. folkrthlug will probably bi diasolnd Monday in con sequence or refusal to a subsidy to in- demnify losses caused by the late negro in- surrection in the island of Santa Cruz. leath of a Leader. Loiroon, Dec. dlnpatch to the Daily News from says: Senpr Bivero, chief of the and demo- crats, is dead. VXBSA1LLE3, Dec. chamber of deputies bos invalidated the (lection of the dukeDeCaies. Sig.: Matteucci, the commander of the Italian scientific expedition which It about to set out for Shoe, was on JTorember 12 received by pope, who manifested a keen interest in the sacoets of the enter- prise, and bestowed his benediction upon leader. Cardinal Simeoni, the prefect of tbe congregation of the propaganda fide, has furnished Big. Matteucci wjftilet- ters for the three apostolic vicars in Abys- sinia. The Italian geographicul society baa held a meeting to discuss the proposed explorations, and expressed the opinion that tbe two expeditions under Sig. Mat- teucci and the marquis Antinori respect- ively should afford each other mutual as- sistance. Writing to the London TbnaJSr. Rich- nrd A. Proctor points out that Kelper was the first person to suggest tbe pro Debility of moons accompanying Mars. In a letter to his friend Wechenfcls, in 1610, Kepler says: I am so far from disbelieving the existence of the f oar cirenm-jovial planets that I long for a telescope to anticipate you, if possible, in discovering two around Mars, as the proportion to require six or eight round Saturn, and perhaps one each round Mercury and Venm." It was from this suggestion, no doubt, says Mr. Proctor, that Voltaire and Swift bor- rowed their guesses; which, however, tbey present in way tbat some supposed they bad really aeen tbe SHteOites, an idea utterly inconsistent with possibilities, even t Kepler's original suggestion be over- looked. A small quintity of sslicylic acid is Found by Haeekel to stop gBnnins.tion al- together. Phonic acid only suspends it The former fact is in accordance with what b known of the aatisepic properties of salicylic acid. T4TtXT NEW YOKK. Dee. 8 percent. Sterttnjt exchange OoldlCK torernmem bonds are strong; IOC State boads dull. Tha weekly statement of the associated lasoed from the clearing-houses shows the following changes: Loaas. Increase, OTT.IOO; specie, doareane, leral Len, decrease, deposits, increase, reserve; decrease, MTlTTTtO. Banks now hold n excess cf die legal requirements. Cattle Si. Loms, Dec. in rood demand but owar: porkers U M; packing, common w choice. 90 butchers to fancy heavy, 85- recelpts 10.500, ihipments Cattle hi verv Ihrht supply and demand: butchers and cannhiK companlea took all on the market at irevioiM. prices; heavr fat steers 50; igfat 00: for native steers and oxen COWR and heifers OOOS 25; wintered and throned Texas steers ft S5V2 115: cowa 73; Colorado steers JO 0400; gtoekers and feedars re- eiptB400. sblpnienu tflO. Sheep onehanced: fair to fancy muttons 75Q3 75; receipts none, shipments 900. CHICAGO. Dec. Drovtr't Journal ions: steady and a shade ligher; choice heavy 70O2 85; os; CO: mixed pecking- 60. lostof the fjood aold befoie the close, receipts ahrpments market kin and raoderatelr active: ahhipinc eteers feeiiersaadatoekersateadv.tZW IS BU: nicker. 10; bulls ttaxytnt Textns JO. Sheep unchaoipcd; quoted at 103 I, LOVENBERG, COKXJSSIOM.'B OF DEEDS, t mmm. eel su w f 3m ID MOODY JEMISON, Cotton Etc.. TEXAS. E. S. JEMISON 8 CO., Baakert CtAutfaaiati Mereaaata, I as Pcari St., Toak. B. X. BOBEk. B. H. STEWAK B. N. BORES A CO. i to Co., Oo trtozi. F' JUST usx or WIE10 TWIHt APOLEfABia, HDliTAP Pi, Tapt. ZRAI. WATKBll aUJUC K I8DIEiSEI UHEI m ewardadOraad fitm Medal at Paris rorsdebr tmnwt aaLVCTKOI IfflCatV PHOTOGRAPH noeip anal 161 TO A. 31 ;t, Stoves! Stoves! HEATING AND COOK Han Ik. Lnrgnt ntatH. o aad tku, mrnd ia asidt Pal l> oa ahorteo NoUce. Glire as t CaH Brfore Parchistnf Else- where It Too Want THE BEST BARGAIN. We Hare on Hut] aad Cam Furnish EXTRA CASTINGS F.r Anr Keeii. OSJier T.xu We Warraat car Stowt bi Operate Perfectlf nad Guarantee Satisfaction We are also TcTta for TINNEBS' STOCK, ETC, n. ttxnifBmv tc oo.t lip TEIA8. Christmas Gifts. Chlldrea'( targe ot .Pracs .G Buchlur, Oonaeln, Hotrlerjr, moft for nothJnf Remember! Auction aale from .New Onecsw, TJ Y PARK, LTJfCH i CO., ACctlOKEEHB1 commencing MONDAY, it 10 o'clock A. M. See advertisement, second page. dec8 It [Advertliements Inserted under this bead tr Laborer., Oardeners, Coaclunen, geiiaats (male and female) who am atekinf emplor- ment. for 5 cents a line. No advenuwnent taken for less than 15 casts.? towaorooi of erptrience A private fatnujr or school. >untry. position bv ladv-teachfrr ndSQCCdU. L ATB._______ LABOE AND VALUABLE TAKJIIKHAY8 County, ror Sale on Easy 1100 acres, MO In cultivation, babmo. lu pas- ture; an under fence, miles from San ftar- cos, IM mile from on ban Marcos river; val- uable water stocked, vith cattle, mules, hogs, etc. stock and Improve ments can be purchased at one-flfth tlie price same land ana stock would bring in central or western states. terms, etc., apply to SlriV. w. BHANDB, deaSt_______118 Pecan Austin, Texas. A FARM FOB SWZi.1 HOME. Lavaca 'County. Texas: one of ttie best farms and hMjthiMt looallttei In Western Texas; 300 acres, 190In pasture 19) In farm: all under rood, new fine plankSfence. Good hotm-, well, ditem, stable and .crib, cotr lota, etc. Will be ranted, 1C applied for soon, at S2per acre, tor one year. Apply B. C. FOSTER, FUlonls pHOICE CORNKEFOE SALE-LOW 1 and 2, southeast cor. Trumont and Fovtornce, including buildlnjrs, and vleldlng food rental Wfll sell the aner, m 'f. separate. If deiured. Terms easy, with low rate or Interest tf IT M. TRCEHE ART CO. BALE CHEAP-LOTS X'JJfBBKH SIX and wren (Sand Block N'o, one hundred and eighty-eight lp Qtlveston. with two nioe Will be SOU! together or f-pa- rately at six hundred for 'each. ?itle perfect from City company. Apply to no28 tf EDWARD T. AUSTTX. 71 Tremont St. FX3B BAI8ED COTTAGE HOUSE and Lot, -or unfunuufced. In tbe portion of avenue BL, between- 25th sts. Pavmeritu easy. Write for particu- lars care of PoetanVe Box.C3. irOltJtAjLB. SALE- ?or from to f crative bunJness In Houston- Profits 1UO per cent. Address K O. Box ftW. Houston, Texas, SALE OB FOR BENT--A oomp.ete let X1 of BABBER- FimjREB. incluulSg four flne EAEBER CHAtBS: or INTEREST Go'stf ITt THE EABNINGS, to a good, reliable. A barber for run- iug same. With i. JIT. At each W. Jlii 'K. will mtr.-i.jr.T i.rt IHIMITiBlI GHSRiCTtH SKETSiES GRAND BY THE LADIES iu! be ived neit Wednesday noon. J. XO8EB. JtOOT. T OP DEPOSIT SO. two. dated Ocs. 31. DepoaitbrJ- H. Washington to oirdei of Ira H. Camp. Pay- tt of lame hay been ta porxp. CHAHPIOS LOCK and HABUWAKE XAX. Lbit hai for many eanroomed over oar Lose Star RCyablie; can bahtard fronf if yon drop nim a line either WACO. TEIAS. cr 62 CHAMBERS ST, )OST FOEG3T TO SEs BAETOS-S before saaortmen: broken. ITj TBEMO5T. I LsT BXCEIVKO BY cele- and E. HOWABD t 5 "S WATCHES, for Ladies aud Gendemes. Can and see them jit i___________3t W. SHAW BBQ.-S. tlcticaliy ornar tested or eomixiec y. X. RCHSEB. -JJ-Ji TWfXZD HATS for Ladies aud llinff American Feh from ITc.. finess soft Fere from fl iOnji; dry goods and ftaey (oods at hijf price: fc; had! 10a. per tbe 5ew s'ort FacMrr. !Z bat. Center and tji. where red and the dxr. dr7 fe- IACOBF. WKllltei. CO.. street. atta, for araatl Otrat Oati aanta." TBUXKS, VALISES, UMBRELLAS. HATS and GAPS Isi Orders from the wCi have sroaat saendon. O. B. Of lorgot rtica jtodr of (ZaSMe to Ox Stele. nuns FOR HALF D3ES3, FULL D8SSS. of OK acit OairaUc f aorta. Medium 10 7 1C 5 SUITS reduced to nott for fretK. fZntt north. Baiaced to faxtt vorOi iV Beduad la 2 J7 4 5 2 50 3 RedtKtd in like proportion. Gacdt rfced iri. plain Out pria _ R CLING ASB BTNCtMC-TEE cf thfl Sews Enderv Srst- dan work erf evtry deseriptiOE U loctt. AB of pnM vif ;