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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - December 10, 1878, Galveston, Texas                                L. M. WATERS, rtOPMIKTOB ID, Street I8J> CAM M4 band fri-Th foods week. GALVESTON. TUESDAY. DECEMBER 10. 5 CENTS. VOL. XXXVII-XO. 224. JUST RECEIVED: THK TJITW-T cf STIFF AND SOFT ZZetts L. M. WATERS. Trrmont TSKHAfiTA FXRAILROADOONTUU- VKHHY. The -with (lie of elitrlting that would     prove that it utterly fal Shins or 'incompe- tent Nor li.t- broached any available uieuujti for extricating the rrad from prrwut difllcultlus ami tisuriDg !le sjxx-.dy extension. It ban leoc opposition Ulenlod in fault- Cudlnft, tn practical remedies, with plentiful guuliis for discouraging frustrating, but little or none for the irtbstinilsl idvuocemeDtof any cause requiring mutual confidence and co-operation. The directory BOW proooed with dvUirmiua- tlou a vigor tii'ial to the responsi- bility vhich rents upon it and the crisis thai confronts it We 110 reason for dobbtiujf thai with wlholy concerted they mny urcair.plish Taore than has yet been done towards placing the wterprite fa position for moving- torw.ud. It by some of oppnM i> of tlis policy attributed director: that tlioy, or tame of Bre ot possessing of the road and its Irasjchhres me privslc acquisition. Sup- poo neb. acointimma'ion should result frotn the director! advancing the moniiy THE ffATHr CAPITA. HILL 1XTKOH, TO ItEVVCJR KOVTU flAUOI.lXA'lt ItK- PltXHKXTA Jlecornlclc Momlnntcd for Ul.lrln Xllver of til-Inn trnmt tlm [Hpi-cuil'frlrKrAru tothtt Netvc.l a Biickncr, tbalr- man of tlio bunking 'and iiurnnicy tm, Uutt bills will not bn pnmsutl until aftor raniinption. into operation the cffecta nro eaea. Botb republlruns vid dbmocratj on tiio Fotter corninltUio are te conciudo tlMlr labors and iniiuipotMl to tavMtignto dlnpatchen. If In propogod b> thu republicans tho on the trill vote for it. Probability of Dovc-m'j rotlramont, is confirmed, There a protptct of long reoets and only approprUti'jd bllln paiaod.' Uemarr.lle plan win aba apply to and cb room. Mr. Burchurd, of Illinois, offered a rest- lutkiu for holiday mci.tK Ssrturdar, eh nf to January ft. Referred to cuinmlttce on ways and 1> All AH. ff to clear off present l.iablli- tiw, decking it for buslnoM, buying It la at public to satisfy the debt. If the directors, aay of them, such a pur tt Is their Individual affair. As officer-of Uie road, the directors aavt psblloy solicited tho loan of 940 for nititty days. It Is not known Must there lias been a frantic rash by outside pmlvs to take this loan. It is not kB9wu that the proposition of any out- stale party fc> advance Vit- amount asked tor, or say pan ot it, been rejected OBTiilsJr if the emer- denian-Ji rocnny to release the road bom embairussiag liabilities, and put it IB good oi'Jir, have the right, tadivM'iait and M citizens, to contri- Ike amount doomed necessary, coa- csdtaif tist the law and a special vote if tin stockholders sanl! authorize the UBOunt to borrowed without re- to tbe reaidence, occupa- or public or private relations of Agsln, suppose that after Ike directors, acting KS Individuals, Lave up the loan, lii whota or in part, money ndvaccet! should, for any fail to be repaid the date stipulated. C'ertainjv they would bays BM none right tftM outside parties hava to >aUe steps for the sole of road to satisfy thu aud it the were sold the snle wonld be open to the public and tho directors could become tbe purcotaoro by outbid- tef everybody else. If, at such a sale, She road brought'snore than enough to satisfy creditors, ths surplus would go to the county and and io piivate individuals or bold lug shares. It wwM h1 tbe directors are incorr tlnentlv :.'or the ot the road BDftsr eiecutlop. x> enable them to bo- eotBe the that abundant op- portunity existed and exist for Jkegrati! cation of tlte desire, Noth- iBf woolil be easier than to let it go to under a miscellansous of in- already Incurred. In case tbe tile of "the road, should it liBfiTiiu that of directory, M Individuals, became tbe at h to suppose thst the event WvOld he t calamity to tee road, to Gahrwtoa, or to tlte public at large? If, nnclar pressure of creditors, road wist, sooner or later, pass into private ownership, would purchase by of Oslvoton, even if some ill of Uissn bad been in the directory, be a mistortKOfl than its purchase try ot autrfders, having no Identity with Galvertoa interests, and poaslbty dMplr involved IB or antagonistic to those tstSfMtsf Tbwe and questions submitted in a spirit of fair com- KMfntory, and with too hope of stimu- tallaft UM directory ami others to tho best aid rxat ipecdjr means of ex-- the moA horn mcaU that BOW surround U, and tbe fdcptkm of nwastiirs to it T 111 insure its aad continuous progress. The demand Utat the directors, iu case they bectSM the potrolusets, she-old be obli gated to construct the roici Io Scllon ts jreposU-Touslr at it requires a eovdition un possible of ac ctituplishment. What b pat anciuit to every other con- is, first to mate the road a ntccei's, lot Bcxt to coalicBe Kscontrol, It In tbe baudi. of Galves- tocisos. W the present time too iMa Seen placed in out- side caplulitli, Uaiveston can furniah hsdf WOCCB rrrta who, by beading their aad. lending thetr credit to tho wlerprisr, may push i! to a rapid com- pletion. If this can best be tffecletl by a public (tie of the r.jau1, so to the Nowi.] Dec. There U to believo that uttonwy -cenercUL wHl noon U appointed Unitirl fuates iaiixe Now England. The prenldunf objucts to hfK tiio eablnut. Tlio latent newH from Florlrla in 'that HaJJ, duniucrut, will have a majority on tho foco of tbo ruturns over ifibea, atid gwt Information from Now York is that the two democratic and that Uov, Kobuiflon U to be runoini-' anted. In TTew York ani apprehensive of a ruing among the ilnves on the 1st of January. fBy Asfoclatml the Ilidlnn as to frco it from all (imbarrasimcnts and btiof iibc-Qt a concentration of in- lensts ard a dircctcMe of management, of title to the road and its by that moons will not, we ipprth-jn -i, be ngknfed in tte light of a puMic disaster. tlte Nsrw Due. The executive committee of ybuac snev's progressive saeoriatinc, a circular setting ______, Dec. Mor- rlli said: We are bound respect and aid the race In every wuy. A radical change in the law b the only way to reach the de- sired result Thu Indians should be local- ised, educated to enable them to meoKtha almost certain eventuality of delivering lauds to American settlers.. Legislation to protect the Indians from depredations is anj absolute necessity.. John Young, agent Blackfeet Montana, was the next witness. 'Indians under blm unanimously oppoaed.the trami- fer; weru eutei-priisiii; and contented.: Senator JloCruerv proposod that the crl- denoa, be closed. Oen. Booker two more gentlemen to-morrow re- garding beef contracts mehtjoiuxl by Boyt Saturday, Adjourned'till -to-morrow, af- ter which to proc-eed to propare ifui re'ilort. Thu committee on intpendKnres contiu- netl uiveetlgation of consular affairs' in Chma. O; Wiley Wells was ined. In response to judge Man-ick; 8ew- anl's counsel, lie said: when T took charge at Shanghai dommants hod.been abstract- ed. Records were mutilated during the administration of Beward: Bradford. say- Ing the consular docket had the appearance of a butcher's book. Whereupon exciteuTyromariwl: "That is false." (with great If yon. say so you are a Bar." w J Sewiird was on- the point of replying, but was prevented. Walls appealed to the for protection front -insult, which Bpringer promised. Tbe secretory of the treaiufy has font a tnll to tlio committee Oil ways and means for the purpooe of. equalizing as nearly as possible the duties on the' different gratkis of sugars. In a communication accompa- ny ing it the secretory says: Tho dutv on sugar net above in in flzect byjhe bill at 2 40-100 cents per pound, has been ImsecVoh. the duties coUectedtnisugar.withdrawn for consumption during the two post ttscal years of the various grades of No. 7, Ho. 10 and 18. The average rate of duty collected on uoeee three grades during the post three year> was i! oS-100 cents' per pound, "bujt" a por- tion of the sugars upon which these duties were collected was1 undoub'tedly colored artificially, for the purpose of reducing tho duty, and should have paid -a hizlier rate: hsnee the rate in the.bill hie been placed at-n Ifttle above the figures' shown, by the actual withdrawal for consump- tion. 'WASanraTON, Dec. Conkling and Kernan in their asats to-day tcr the first time this session. Bills were introduced and.'referred as follows: ByJUr. New ing pension to Mrs. Ann M.' Paoldiug-, widow ot late.Hiram rear admiral tl. 8. N.- By Mr. Hamlin, of Maine; by. request-r For promoting the efficiency ox the -corps of chaplains in tho U. S. navy. Mr. Whidoni, of Minnesota, submitted resolutions setting forth an allegation that the TJ. S. patent office hod become an, .In- stitution of opproasion, therefore directing the coomu'ttee on patents.to consider-the expediency of some other mode of compen- satinj; inventors in place of the..present Hyctem.' fle gave notice that lie. would submit some remarks thereon at expira- tion of morainghour. i Ur. Cameron, ofwisconsia, snbmltieaa resolution, the preji.linit of the .Uniiud Stnteii to lurnish the wnnta with coplei of repbrts of U: S. marsbaBror other oflicgrs, and such other correspondence as he liny ha re relative to the recent elec- tions in thu states of South Carolina and Louiiiisna. Agreed to. J A wos'recelved from the house of representatives announcing the passage of bO to correct the omission in- the sun- dry ciVIl appropriation hut'session, in regard to the Hot Springs- reservation. Mr. IteMey asked present consideration of ihebiil. Mr. Edmonds, of Vermont, thought- a blM of thta importance should not be acted upon without bemg printed and referred to.the committee on appropriations. He therefore moved that it oe printed and re- forrerl to that committee. So ordei-ed. At the expiration of the morning hour thu. on nwHon of Ur. Edmunds, took up bill to amend, sundry provisioos ox chapter 1, title 3, of the Raviead Statutes of the United States, relating tial ilections, and fo provide for and regu- late the counting for president and vice prtsidaat and' lilecision of. anestians srisingllieraon. .Hr. addressed the senate in favor ol' the bill. At tho conclusion  'avarro Tdia and coingvafon met two cro bay? rldjng donkeys, and onlered tber ctoaixaioaitt, aksimmg the imfamls. TJpon refusal Mpaney drew a knife andthnateaeij to cut, when Adam Overton rtruck hi oh the bead with a slung (hot.; fracturta his skull. His .condition is critical.' Tl were wrested: Jerry tirison quarreled over thopossesslo of u watch with his mlstms, Minnie win, who knocked him down. Oainin his feet he ytabbed her three times in tb left side, once in the back, and shot he the bufl gradng the bock of her neck an .talium Jwr.tu the ground. The wonads are dangenns, bat not necessarily mortal Urisoulssttiiatlargf. Attempt liaving been made to release (jrisoviers at Canton, the tixritL of Van Xondt Eli Tell, charged with tb murder of Thomas Kelly; J'sunes Flowers. for the murrler of Bryant, section boss a Grand Bsdiiie; 1 .owia Wateon, for murder of Wck Ooe, and two other prisoneni to- day, to Dallas for The pw ty attempting release wero ariven on by the. jailer and guards opening flre upon them, wounding one of the party. The residence of W. Irwin, Borth Dal Ian, burned to-day. Total Toss. Mrs. Vernell. a neighbor, been arrested anil committed for arson. CUAPVX1LL UXLL. IjBBt Hay of eke for [Speeial Telerram to'the News.1 CIIAPPELI. HILL, Dec. commit- tee on memoirs reported reeolu turn upon the death of Jnoi Olaffller. D Whltworth and J. -D. Old Hinge. Bishop Keener addressed the cot furonco, afUir which the bishop read hi appointments as fiolveston C. DashieU.F. B. St. John's church, 'A. E. Goodwyn: Bt church, Q. W. Briggs; Ceda bnyonj 8. N. creek, Ntehol son; Shearn church, Houston, R. T: la- bors; Houston circuit, O. H. Blair; Eagle Lake, C. M. fclan Feltpe, ,j7x C'liaiubllis; Richmond, TiUos Williams; Matagorda curcult, W. H Boweu: editor Xeias CfcrisMna Adn6eatc I: O: John; Colnmbla circuit, F. B. Rogers Aurthi 8. Smith, P. E. Austin, Win. Austin W -Live Oak mission, J. L.' Mullen G. Melms, Bactrap, Wooten; Winchester, Danie Morgan; West Paint, O. H. Fisher; Elgin Milton Hotchldss; La Orange, V. L. Al len; Bryan circuit, Mickem; VTelborn, S Duncan; Independence and Burton, B Blackburn; Coidwellcircuit, JT. L, Lamons filbe circuit, Dan. H. Young: Giddings, A. Safola; mission, It-I'." proHident ChappeU Hill Pitts, D. HunteviUe dtetrlct-S. C. lattlepage, P E.; UunerriUej J. Meredith; Willis and Montgomery, J. M. Pugh; Cold Springs J. Z. T. L Car- rington; Mstdison circuit, J. M. Wesson Secorsville circuit, B H. Brooks; Ander son circuit, t, .f. Reese; Kavosota and Milliojtn, thoa. Price: Plant- ersviOu, G. S. Sandell. A few mbsor wep> omitted. Confiironce adjourned at S o'clock sine aousTos. [Bpnlal Teleirrams to the HoiTsroif, Dec: hundrec dollars was collected at the forenoon :ser- vice in Chrlsb episcopal church yesterday towards liquidation of flve'thonsand dollar debt on the church. One member of the congregation to-day contributed mora. Celegatm to the New Orleans convention have returned. A consignment cf fifty hogsheads Louisiana sugar has been received by a Houstou commission merchant direct from Louisiana planters. Tho steamer Horlau has arrived and cleared. the case of Qohlman vs. Fox, in the district court, motion been made by defense for a now trial. The motion is under consideration. Ella Kerr, colored, got oat a writ of ha- beas corpus to procure her child from ser- vice of Dr. Kuthorford. In the trial ofthe cose evidence was had that tbe mother was an improper custodian, owing..to moral cbaracwr. The child: testified- she htil rather live with Dr. Ruthe1 The application for custody was sjeni. AV. J. Smith, of the 'Texas Express corn- -will marry to-morrow Miss Ella Mar Wlnns. Mr. Kenneth Baynor, son of the solicitor of the United States treas- ury, is also to sjspouse Miss Leech, of this city. Seven' fashionable weddings are on the tapis for the mcnth'of January. At the Z. Z. meeting to-nigut'the fol- lowing officers were elected: Walter C, Hardcastle; vice president, Geo. A. R E. C. Wilnn; treasurer, C. P. Shern. The president sent to the senate to-day the f allowing; nominatlouH: ley, of Ofaio, consoliEeneral Bt flhasignal; 'P. BTcCbnsuoK, U. at-1 torncy for eastern district of Texas. Baron Schlazer, Oermsn minister, knows uothiug coooernbig th> port that he is to be superseded by prince Lynnd. s HoBse. Among tbe bills introduced during the morning hour were following: To compel national banks to- receive standard sliver dollars as the equivalent in WACO. The Democrats Carry Ike JDarrowr.Arrested Perjury. [Specltd Telegram to the Newu.1 "WACO, Dec. election to- day resulted in tbe democratic 'ticket car- rying the citv by a handsome majority.' The people's ticket, booked by and greenbockers, did not elect a single man. Mayor Bturgis, recorder Brinker- hofT, marshal Moore, alderman .Wilkes, Alexander, Reveir and Mann, are the officials elected. Bonfires and cannon to-night. Mr. Louis Darrow arrested Satur- day, charged with perjury.. The warrant was.sworn out by.sosne Sew York iMuse. The firm of Darrow, Patterson Co., sold out some time ago to Pace Qacley. Their liabilities were large. Darrow claimed 'his wife was the partner and he her' agent in tbe firm. It will be re- membered Dorrotv figured to a consider- able extent hi the Qrav'as case.. Bail was piacud at which he gave. His trial oomes off to-morrow. Patterson, the other member of firm, died several days ago. [Special Telegram' to the JJewa] BHIBHAJJ, Dec. Tho Denison and railroad company mat tbe dty council of Whitesboro last Saturday and asked ninety days more tune to complete forth ccuunittwl in ths sucth and abuse ot of ccioivd voters during recent It indorses president Sfiessaxn pohttront remedies; cewodsrs iiocejl in the south a ejtd else but dis- (roachlsteBect cf jtois> -This orgauisation is composed ot eokxnduajsi. Thmnu FoswuU Jw.'U Rofctnmn Tbeystate ilwit the orKaoiratlon extends throughout the state. Mrike. Brawntu, PA., Dec. and lalsisisiiMlsissI at May. Aodeoeyed Bartrflgi eoffiery, Sbamokia, rtruck thia Tlte miaen demafid asrraraeeot flve oil earih wagon, aa4 ttbonn an aavaaw of 'ifty value ol gold coins of the United States. Directing the secretory of the treasury to use 000 legal tenders held, tor re- demption of fractioBal currency, .in -pay- ment of that amonnt of bonds. Mr, Page, of California, introduced a bill to enforce the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments of tbe constitution, Tho bill recites that in the late election in South Carolina a large noobtr of male citizens belonging to one political party wero. by law enacted by the legislature of said state, and by a concerted svstcau.of oppression. tcrronan and rights secured !to them undor tho constitution, and enacts that after tbe 4th of March, tbe state of tiouth Carolina shall be entitled to two members of the house of representatives en the basis of the whole number of white in- habitants of said state. Mr. Witkins, ot Tennessee, rising to a personal explanation, sent to the clerk's desk and had read a statement from the Nevf York fferaUattributingsome respon- sibility to him for the failure cf the Hot Springs clause last session. He bad also read letters from senators Conover and Rainey, ot .South' Caroline, numbers of the cooxmitlei. on eoroiioii bills, and two of the engrossing clerks, exonerating hiai tram all connection with the matter. A resolution was adopted for the appoint- ment of a committee of nine raesuoers to investigate, methods ot preventing intro- duction and spread of eputaaBiaefeeases; A'motion to suspend the rules and pass a hill prohibiting further of trade rin OBt.aa.ia, Dec- funding net to-day. auditor's report akowisjg of curnutin- collscted, leaving to be eeUscoid and in the hands of collectors. The isports SIX per esnt. A reaolution that the fecal asjwtt of the state national bank be hvstssTasst nqwMted. tha actwi Of M78, to take up for account and to hold BBttl collvetiow are made gst ViBds maturing JiBBary adequate collections uot two-thirds. MBshtto awst oassonna at ma- jjr. Hewitt, of Kew .York, introduced a BBBtK bill'tomake standsnlsUvsr dollars inter- cbangahk with gold. Mr. Feltoo, cat Georgia, introdnosd a rill to compel naUrnml banks'to receive and recognize the standard silver dollar as the equivalent ii. value of gqld coin. The bill provides that all national banks which make any distincooa between gold and silver coins bt placed in liquidation and thsir wound Bpbytae suntary treasury. f. A bill introduced by representative to a more coUec- Use. tioB of rwreaue upon cigars. It provides lor ttff.vm at late that, in addition to present syttetn of M> (or the tkird eonirssaional bos: stamps, each cigar shall have a stansp for hit contest stamp toeorrMpond by serial tJhnturaissatiaoomins. with aa box. Ton theroevd to that.pbos. scripticn reqniren to be there with" the track January 1. The' .extension granted. The road is completed to Potta- ville, .twelve miles west of Denison, where the company is now building stock pens. A severe hall storm occurred here Satur- day night. Hail as large pigeon eggs fell m the city and damaged many sky- lights. A musician named Bellebaum is Incar- cerated for carving a man named Ridley. Both ore Germnns. The difficulty -is the result of an old fend: It is thought Ridlev will die from a severe cut Tinder the left shoulder blade. The indebtedness of Graysoa county b only with a tax roll to be A young lawyer numed Boswell, recent greenback candidate for ooonty judge, skipped Saturday, leaving numeious debts unsettled. MAKK11AIL. Wiping Ont Ui nlnc 4aew Trlil. M taj UAKHHALL, Dec. B.-The retnrns on special venire overrultxl after five separate amendnx-ju by prostcotlOB, aqd a special venire sras oijfered de aovo, ana cane for Thunday next, 9 i. K. Tlie returns oa venire failed to boM, owing to tbe part taken In tbe same by the recent and present sberiftn and their deputies, and lack of careful ac- coruUiig to forms of law. The trial will commence de novo, and the same motions made tip to prearat itege of will made again, in all probability, 'though counsel for nay agmeon the record as it stands, except that datee will be changed. Du ring argumont this afteraooa ex-sher- iff Binglebm attempted to interrupt the attorney for tbe prosecution, thinking be had junt provocativn, oynig'to latter's remarks. Huiglekm was flnod 4ol- lars anil ordered to jail "frohi whfch be was released upon appeal of attorney, through whom ue [gpMlal T.U-Krua u> WILLIH, Dec. Between eight and nine o'clock last nfrht, ta--Woootfs saloon, Geo. W. Korris and n got into a- dliipute. was shot, tbe ball pone- tratiiig the brain and prefacing instant death. Verdict of the jursi of taqoert: Tliat the said Geo. W. Kerrls cametn his death by a gunshot wound from a justol in the hands of a party not positively losown, but the evidence poiuunc to one Joim Tolbot. Disappeared naeatvr. [BpedalTsleicraintollieKein.1 i DCOATUB, via Denison, Dec. L. Jones and Jno. Johnson, of the firm of Johnson and Jones, saloon keepers, disap- peared very suddenly last week. It is re- ported that they were formeily from Ar- kansas, where they were charged with murder, but have been living at this place for 0 or 7 years under assumed names. THE NEWS FROM ABROAD. -FBO-ST 1-EJtlf. or tbe Prado. Kor. of the a___ sination of Don Manuel Prado are rseMved. It appears he bad driven up to the door o the senate chamber and was crossing th court-yard. The guard stationed Uur arms, customary, Pardo in the act of entering the pas- sagti leaduig to the inner .court when ths sergeant ofthe guard, one Melcno'r MOB toro, deliberately raised his rite and shot him in tho back. .The ball graced the ham of sonor Kuis, who was with Fordo, entered below the shoulder blade, pal _ through Prado's body. He walkea a fe1 nteps forward, staggered and fell. Tbeas- tianiin was scired by Dr. Adam Melrar who followed Prado from ms bo nuuuged to escape, the guard making no effort to detain him. A sergeant of the corps of Gen. Janheik. shortly afterwards seized him, brought him back and wu placed in a small room in the inner cour 3f the senate. Prado was' rem'ovec "rom afterwa: expired in the presence of his family. He commended tnebi to the congress, on with his lost words forgave the murderer "being Informed o tbe ni'ordcr, drove 'immodiately to th spot, end expressed -indigoatien openly ordering the arrest of the guard. Th assassin is of Indiiin origin.'and had been seven years m hia regintmt, and. alway bore a good character. :It is said he has confesaed the assassination of Don Manue Pardci; bad formed 'part of a oonsniracj In which almost all the sergeants of the ucliincha battalion were engaged, and it s even added some oiSosrs.. He states he was part in it by, a pant named Gomez fiarches, who o assist him m but who at the last moment left him to himself. THI: Now York 'Star hasjthe following We are pained to learn -that thsrt distti Dished advocate of temperance. Uen. U Giact, presented himself at the minis- ter's box at the Royal 'theater, Madrid, in a state of beastly intoxication after the banquet given him by the Spanish pro- mine. Canovos del Castillo. The intelli gencegivos us pain; because a con certed effort to place Uiis able exponent o old rye on the track of the presidencv, an< his caper tio Madrid theater not cal to- encourage the'effort.- We are also fearful that the injudicious mixture if foreign wines with hu favorite 'bever age may have permanently deranged nis digestive apparatus, .and driven it Into jpen rebellion. .VAJtaiji ANTWERP. Dec. Nedarland, out wild bound, passed Flmhing at S.p. WASHINGTON, Dec: flgn-J corps bsarver-at Savannah the ship lourah, of Liverpool, in .ballast, for. Ty 3ce, hard aground one mfie southwest o Dssabow. The sea buoy has sustained o damage yet. Tugs did not take hold o er on account, terms and high sea. The captain and crew 'sin still aboard. The wind b estimated at SO Liles, northeast. OLABSONDOCK-, Dec. Annie SAlf AXTOKIO. What Then Is In the Rimers ef Smallpox. UJpecial Telegram to the News.] SAN .ANTONIO, Dec. is going the rounds of tile press that there is smallpox in San Antonio. Upon inquiry I.flnd that there have been four or five rasen among Mexicans and negroes on tbe western side of the Sac Ffedro, two of which canes have resulted fatully. The city authorities have removed having the rtfasnae to on isolated place. Sporadic cases of smallpox occur every year in San Antonio, but as it has never extended beyoad a few aid a certain locality, no fear of it is en- tertained. A dry norther blew np hut night, but has now subsided. Hon. J. H. McLeary will leave to-mor- row to-attend the meeting of the grand lodge of Texas at Houston, Tie being a mem- ber of an important committee. A boy fell into a ditch and broke his arm yesterday. i-the Lan  (He stale, Ceding rive Yean, asul Tarulna; EvMessee. {Special Telegram to the News. Aomni, Dee. the chief of land forgers conspiracy, whosu case was recently reversed uy tbe court of MppsaU, to-day "by a comprumun agreement with the sbte pleaded guilty in eighteen and serves in the penitentiary five years. He also is to make such reparation ani restitution he can to set aside all bogus titles and to inform oa con- aad other artiste who have beau employed in producing forged Bowman, wife of the chief clerk In tbe state department, died hut night. Memo, Dec. K.-A mew tal this BaorBiBg. ST. KAZAIKX, Dec. 9. Cort Ad tr. BOBDEAUX, Dee. Etntrscht. BOSTOX, Dec. Circassia, .lisa, Wytuike. Arrived out: Labrador i ifp Semmole, ship Mohun; Ham- urg, and one ship, unknown; John innyan, Leghorn; San Sebastian, J. A. lavana: A. W. Anderson, Bal- imoro; Gettysburg, phOadelphhi; W. B. Eiller, Baker, three barks' aa- :iown. Arrived on the TJth: bark luenavcntura, HAVANA, Deo. eiford, Liverpool; ZealT, do.; bark Joe Uvers, Oenoa; Csndom, Havre, 'failed, eamships Orchis, Liverpool; Clnndon, >remen. errdneoiiily reported yea- erday as Morah, Dr., from Hamburg for which waS'.ashbiw- oh Ossabow shoals, got off at seven o'clock. Sunday Ight.: She no onikan, making o water, lost three'anchors; threw over- word JXO tons ballast. Four in for Baltsasore oa tbe Uth ship' loMardam; Oakland, Bsrswa, Ireakwater: barks Chili, Do; D, Autocrat, Uubun; <8axor, Bristol 'anwd out steamer Yrarac, 'Eat, Avo, Gubeppe.Bordeaui: Qun- lelda, The Continent, Bligs, T. J. hno, Rockfort, Bayoone, Mary .owrison, Newry. PLTMOOTH, Dec. CUlbert, from New York. of vresusmalB private dis- latcli received here ilastEBighl announces le death, on November 80, of president Icautra, of Venezuela, and that Gen. Ja- ntc< GuUedriz, chiafTjustice of the high eaeral court, has aasmnsd the Killed CresUtor. Hiw Dec.' Croat- well, eoloreoVwas shot aad instantly kill- ed by A. R. Dumay, lumber dealer. difficulty was about pay the deceased. Duxuay escaped. _ TlrctBla and i RICHMOND, YA., Dec. senate to-day a resolution was adopted appoint- ing a special committee of nine. senators to consider aheged usurpation of state jsriadictton by United oUves of western c< Virgiaia. revalty far TrarB WASHINGTON, Dec. O. Brown- convicted for mansuutchter ht'having will fully wrecked a train aear Claraont OB 19th of June hut, whereby'four lives lost, was sentenced, to-day to pay a of for yeara 14000 and imprisonment z ______ I ISLAUtsaSBB. Dec. fa- voring the Texas audPaohV raflroad were to-day in the house referred on federal relations. PellUcal Arrests IB LosttslasMu New OBXSAIIS, Dec. or tea pris- oners from Natchitoches parish, arrested for violation of electioB laws, wul aniva by steamer Bryarly to-morrow. Dee. CarpsrOsr. tarfmsBand traiasr, dasd. MCIXSCX MOTMM. name grrm to the earth found in radoUnite by very significant. It denotes'its simflarrty to yttria m bmns: devoid at eokr, by the slevatjon ol tsmpsratnre, sad both by the .A submarine plant Padnc ocean, of tan and known to an the'lTarcrocisf it Pjp-ittra, is said to dwnrf known by -its utulSgiouB portions. It grows Io B as to cover vest areas of sea-bsd, specinoeB having beea dlacovered that 0c- capied by niuasui-animt three square ludec, while tbestisnwai eight feetthick. It difflcult to conceive of suck a plant, and to understand how any adequate sys- tem of BourishmtBt oan throBsth so chBapsts. The rocMtii Isaven the famous big torses of Oalt immeMrahry hAavT saakms; (Bern tt BBS BB mmuw.TBrMty, SOSBI to tai tlu War BBsl Policy. Dec. the house of lords this eveniof lord CzaBbnok, secretary of state for India, oa moving a resolution that ths-upnises of uVsIAiftdbmwar may bu defrayed from the ismsiues of India, anid tlie eatisnated .surplus was pounds; therefore there would be a substantial surftes after pay- ing the war sKpenaM, which estimated at than pounds for ths present financial year. Cranbrnoke declared that the government aasnnnd full respomabiuty for tard Lvtton. There was not room for both and Russia In Afghanistan. The emir's klter was no umiwer to England's altiiaatum, but a mere evasion.. must be paramoant in Afghanistan, which most be a friendly janitor to the doors of India or England must bold tbe key herself.' Vl-v.mt. H-'lf-'' th. censuring tbe government. Lord Lawrence, formerly sovtmor gen- eral of India, ditprecatcd poshuur. fas-ward tbe frontier under anv Ue thought tan war shouli be concluded Medily: nothing should be exacted of the fgbans, and they should be assured of aid invasion. If. England did rt cosUof warthire would be indignation -Butia. Lord Derby said tha govenunent, in only snnunonuiaT parliamenfc alter war was de- clared. to be Hewi any dear Wislk to avoidV war. and that war wu not anoonnected with projects recttflcatiOB of the froBtitT. Lord CarnarroB declared: the war was irreconcilable with anyinea of jnsttoe, the policy in furtherance of which it had been undertaken was and [tisive. Letter frosB UM LOHDOIC, Dec. Daily Ntwt cor- respondent at Lahore says: The viceroy telegraphed a summary of eauVi letter to London on Ttjmetnbsr. Tbegov- ernmecit thereof when it opened parliament As the letter expresod no 'to comply with troy's specinc Benuuids, operations will if, posalble- more active- ly IB .oC' emir's irresolution, so to acquire as much at pnssisls ke submits. The contiaaatiosi of Gen. Brawn's advanca on Jelalabod' to certain.' The spirit of the emir's letter is shown by ojae of the open- ing remarks: "That it gtwd-'will really consists of deeds. only, it has not been manifested various pro- posals of tbe British i A special to Jftmtntu Lahore says it is reported that emir has fied because of a revolution in Cabal' Tbe re pert connnnatiiitl. 'The limes, in a leading artlcla. says: The emir's answer hi' equivalent to point blank refusal. The ocvTespondent tfae TVnies at La- hore that high oOcilus say that the hut letter ottke emir ot Afghanistan is as unfriendly as his fornler one.- His friend- ly expressions are xalrely the real tone is indicaad by aremonstrance in regard to the Brpish camneruig with the Airedes. The messenger who brought the: Mter expuuned that tt was delayed because Teached Alimusjid on Kov. SI, during the fighting, and'returned to Cabul. He BBJTS the emir incefased at re- turn, and ordered hia to proceed. ST. PiTZRSBrraj, Dec. has been received here; that family of the oiair of Afcbansstaa bftVB taken refuge in .Tnrkistan. t British Loss) at Plewar. LONDON, Dec. to the Stan- third from Thall Tha British kiiM at Plswar pans BOW, situnatel at aa vBstsapplini whloh Afehsns hod accumulatta for -the -wtnter, in villages Piewar, grsalsy relieve the com- meetiiig, and were returning home on the when the robbm ordered them to p-e we same tiwin, and, as lock had It, were of the vehicle, tfer did ShrowB totether is the same skxpinc car. Well, it was most peculiar crowd I and Homer outside of the stage, was eooogb to it perfect Immunity from the higbway- OMO. Ths bsst of this is that it actually took place. ____ ,___ ..__.. la Spain they manage things better. on ury bead. We sat aruund car IQce Kothf.nr is more emnmoa than to a .....band o? armed men, kneeiintr ia prayer at a wmyside shrtne or crucifijc. are Iwing condnctr ed toot tfae apprrxu-htri? otage coach. ing to might g said I, LAHOBI, Deo. Roberts is erect- mg huts in the Plewar pan fora portion of nil troops. It Is- rumored that an md- oa Jelalabad beeaorderad, and that the emir of Afghanistan has flsdfo Turktllan. The carritfanAaat at Lahore says: Oen.. Biddalph felegraphj that he hasf ound another road to Candahar. LABOKI, reconcabsance show- C that the Ebojeck pass not" ikfebded, Oen. Diddulph' has been ordered to advance and occupy rt' f _BC. b stated thallsabosBoudDamad Pasha hosbsnri ap- pointed'-graad master of arUliery. The sultan declared that the appointment of Pasha to the ministry of foreign affairs the intention of car- rying out treaty of Berlin, and that tin-new ministry was formed to satisfy Europe and attempt reorganiza- tion. Vtrrker asm SBSMBIB. LOXDOS. Dec. Tfmes correspond- ent mtPesib says new Turkiih minis- xy has negotiations with. relative to definitive convention at tbe point where they were, dropped, by their predecessors. The conditions ot ovacua- :ion are alone unsettled, but Eneland suggested a scheme which she adviced the porte toaccept, and to which Russia has already asaentsd. sTsttlle. Loiroon, Dee. solicitors, Messrs. Brstwr and Jensen, eav they can not find that: Mr. Rossell, who objects to Edison's application (or a -patent for Ins stsctric n ventlon.' 9usy ttiat Rvsaslfs oppositi9B will prove vexattous but futile. Dec. Btaflbrd North- cote, chancellor of replying to an inquiry to of to- dayrsaid: Count BckonralonT, Russian ambassador at LoBdon, bid iafoimed lord -.....ittuBuMian envoy bad left that the has to A DSIWB with sMphtlierla. LOKDOH, Dec. dispatch from Darmstadt to the Vailv Tvltyraph says it is stated that tMmai dsKtes of-Heest, seriously IU oTdlphtheria. The grand duchess is princess Alice of England; sec- ond daughter and third child of qoesn Vfctorhv ever struck; FSabback wouldn't la each other, Knapp and Fhhhack were on very bad tennaand I badct had anything to say to Knapp since he sprung his ucobraUa on. me when I was going to whip his brother John far testing a piece of eruckiry on ury bead. We sat aruund car IQct Egyptian mummies, vawning aud stretch Ing and looking as sbeeuish as boyi Finally, I said to can't we zet opapmeof   OKI. 9, Wok and f. n. WIXCI1EKTER A f O.. 38 Stoves! Stoves! HEATING AND COOK UNGfflO CSiSEOr O VEHFLO a.-.l Hutve ike Vlork and thr Bre! and CheapoM In Texan. VoUskeVI I fmt t'p ou Hotter. filre u i> Call Before Qae- Khere if Ton THE BEST BARGAIN. We Hare Hand and Can ForBish EXTRA CASTINGS aTor ABIT ve We Kee-p. ?io otUer HoDMt luTexaui A (Turds tliU js eeoasBaedx t lost. We Warrant nor Stoves to Operate Perfectly and Guarantee Satisfaction Kvery We are sjio HetdquarturtilB Texas for v TINNERS' STOCK, P. !B. aaJENNEMT 4 CO., Strand, GalresVoB, noJTlmlp .-TEXAS. Christmas Gifts. TBIHI7IED HATS, m 21 upuurds. KNIT SHAWLS. From SI 73 lipiv-MU1''. CLOAKS From Chlloren's Ooaka. CliHdren'c Capes, and assortmeitt of Dress -Goods, Cornets, Hosiery, and KM Glorsn, most for at six. VAIN Linnrs, Corner Market azid strtwU. Cheap Advertising- Column. [Advertuwments Inserted under this head br Laborers. Oardeners, Coachmen. (male ana female) who are seeklox' ment, for 6 oitats a line. No advertisement taken tor leu tiian 13 ctntu.l WANTED-A Clerk, or to do coprjng. encea. Addnais Bor T, flewi situation aa Clerk, or to do copying. Good citv rufer- TTT private family or school, town VT or country, pts.tlon by of large experieucn ana ABC. P.O. box 1 -IITAKTED TO EXCHASOE-Laads !n FREESTONE, BEOWN and LLANO Counties, for land In Hill county cr for drugs. A: ---------------ISALD, Hillsooi DOWH OH COlf crruBxa Aiica na sacv. mat- BBS. U A huge meeting of the colored men of this was heM u this, of- fice last about !JOO beine present, the object being to'deoounce tbe BMtor of tbe A. It E. church of this city and ask his removal. Three present called them- the non-members friends of the church. The ixsHiij was to order by James Davis, when J. R. Taylor was Lbusm chalnnan. Several speeches wen- 'ount Ion, will us UBsati DeLieven, present grand master of oere- reaica.oii account of flti'Ti Rom, Jtee. B that lismarck will only grant to those 1i riiK.il i who apeoiBUy unly or tt and make io JawaT A apedal from Borne to JVnu. In ot Crlspi andNkwhrraoerfartae acalistthe mims- tera, (aU of oabmat coBSidsnd ineyitablu. In Tsur- r ComtAitTnonz, Dec. Andrew tomer, a Bative of Huvcurrl who was oatnrdtod in the United States in J854, and who has -been employsd u engineering mechanic to the arssBBl Ctmttaatmople, rom which he was thmn nvnithf igo, was arrested OB SSth of Novem- ber. Jar.llaTBBrd. haifhi, pretested that ia ao- tsrssa of oapitBlatiaB wr oucht to beea sent to the con- jrisoB. The jrcnd viner, Btfvet paths. IIIIISH II regret st the mssUka, and promised the matter, but BOthtef; tms done up to tbe time of aersiBrion of new ministry. Maynard will to-day be informed ot the charges Mr. HOOMJI The porte has not informed HayBard Romsr is tbe sul- AB AiwlBcy LOICDOB, Dec. The IfeMscorrespond- at cays JMUsh oomul at isilSBisli, reports that taeRassifcasiilhiirlSlss Tloiafiesf ths ssdwiBcaod amstuica BriKshsabject aecvswic) QksfBl ot Afl apoksrv was afterward Col Jotm'HodMtt, aa old' Brwipaper of at laiit, who ffupoms to try another isBlBll iB Jnarssiltsm, the TtsKS-JeBosBl toUowmc nmints- ceoceof a few bark, vhea leadini; fheFutorettnatdkl Boi-dwcll tether as baffiaj tbsytaoold: Apropos ef nuDored BewirBper chauces m this ctty. Cot, JohB Hatnett orics that are afloat eoncomiac Wcpro- possd JnsnalistiB I...... It5 bjs pur- aadsrstaad tt to roossi and de not ssssBssM, h to expssJa. I papers to tnat sBirty and sqoaralr bail I apt snr psssar asm an and thsmlf, ecrapsssnt to Bgist Its irrra I SM WBT, St. Thsrr don't, kaows IthtakssHof taTuvostawk- spsecl promjnciit ootond dcoounc- Rev. Reed, when the following resolu- tions were pused: Because of the adulterous relations be- tween the Rev. Johnson Reed with one Mrs. Smith: Resolved, that most respectfully ask his immediate removal, for we deem it un- safe for our and children to be under his jurisdiction any longer. Resolved, that recommend the ap- rxmitmeat of a of three to draw np a pietitkci.to.be presented to the Rt Rev. bishop Ward, aakmg the removal of said Johnxon Read. The aba vewaisignedlrrWOlIam Brooks, Austin Tftontton and one other. A document upon the bishop to dismiss Reed was finally adoptod. A good deal of towards tbe reverend gentleman was devidoped, and nmeh determination to carry oil t its object WBS manifested'br the meeting. TBOBX BIAaBBOBBCBB. Weread hi railroad tract a mat dssil, If have tiase, about the ctrfliims; inflneocn of railroads, now they make all the waste places, located by company, blossom a rosebud, how churches spring up, ami meu grow more civilized, etc. Well, two have -just tad a sam- ple of ot railroads at that mUroed metropolis Marioa. Marion is far from Begum, -It's the seme old starv you read every day in the dispatches from northern Texas. A lone- -rtagt DBvals from oehind a gaosebsrry bush. were in two passengers in the vehicle, and they were not provided with sidearms. Tlmy were dmminen. Bad are not supposed to .airy other deadly wupon ezwpt their chins. They are re- qatatad to "alight strsagOTsI- They do im imcnanlrallj MechanicaUr they raise those hands as if appealing to the hi'thsst authority, governor Hiobard. for aid, while otncsstiBg clsargy proceed to take in the of- fertory. (Offertory at very applied for.) In so ths robber laid two pistoBi OB the ground; Thisshows this lawlass firm never had a case before. It is only a wmder the absent-minded in- cipssBt ooBgrsBBmva did not aak two cocamtrcialtumslstohoUtbeDBCtois for hhn whOs he took vp collection. Tbev look Mr. watch, bat returned it asitwashismothsrsglft. Thislittlein- cideBt fursMBSi aBBBportant eisw, which maybevtryBBtf-jltotBa-dctcetrrss. It shows that vsry probably ooe of tbe rob- bers haa had B mother, probably whsss was rmsia Than loUom a aftst which the eontruaa- tiao u dismissed without the osual bene- diction, except what two pam in furaisBiMi. Itissridentthat two robbers wire green at bBsmssa. They wen very thai me Sherman Patriot: The Texas and Pacifl.. read takes from one to three large trains (laity loaded with cotton for the north am east, via Texarkana. The Iron on the Denison and Pacific road was Ir-id within one mile of Pdituville, the first station from Deniaon, alxxit nine miles, last Monday.________ TeBBeaaee and Alabama. NASHVILU, Dec. committee's report to the Nashville cotton exchange for November shows 15 replies from Ten nessee, all but two of which report the weather more favorable for gathering the crop than last year; eleven report the crop all gathered: six nearly all gathered Yield generally less than ust year. Aver age SO percent. less, and two-thirds of the crop marketed. Twenty-three replies are received from Alabama. In general they report the weather more favorable for gathering than last year; twelve report crop nearly all gathered, and nine alhgatheredT Aver- age yield 2U per cent, teas, and one-third of the crop marketed. ZiATXtT TELXOBAPM MAMJCXXt. Flnaarlal, Nnr Dsc. (.-Stocks L__ unsettled. Hew York Central Itni. Erie lake Shore minjli Cen- tmi 7T-4; aevdand and Futsbnrih Chi- 174, VJJPTHPl cseo and NiHth Northwsaterarpr Hi Western Union SEPOST. The Sub-Treasury balancesare: Gold, 9123 Currency. S4ii.4UO.aBl. The Sub- Treasurer paid oat on account of ia- teron and lor bo (or bsads. CUSUDU n- '.aaee etris YOBS, Dec. Money QoldlCOU. Metr State bonds nominal. Markets. LOUISVILLK, Dec. Flour is doll and un- changed. Wheat dull red amber and white SBc. CXim KMC dv; white S6c; mirej Oatt quiet; white Me. Byeaeaar atSk. lird u li fairdeisand: caoiOB leaf, usne. 6Uc; choice leaf, keg, TMc. Bulk meaoi duIllSd' shoulders clear rib sides S..bOQ8Uc; clear aides 4c. nominal: none reauy for mar- ket. sugar-cured Wlusky active aadftrmattl ul ST. Lona, Dec. Floor unchanged. Wheat No. 2 red December -_ Corn w ruary. erlier; Canuoo, Dec. Flour Wheat firmer, not wmter87c; N c J _ 08M4TOC. Corn ateady and nged. Oats quiet and ateady, UUecash. Porkdtft.eikanTlo1.e7, f> December, K 7s Jan- uary, tt February, laid dnB and a snide lower a casll. and January Sfli. Bulk meua dull, weak and lower: shouMen SB So: ctaar rib TO. W K. an bond. Whisky neidy, SI 05. A; the clow wheat easier and lower. Com eiafer not qootabTy lower. OaU ateady and un- changed. Pork steady and unchanged. laid easier, SHc lower. dxconuTi. Dec. Flour dnQ famOr SS 10 fti C. Wheat dull: red and w.nteTw- Cora heavy, 31 State. OaU steady, a Folk steady. 18 110 cask K. teller! ary. Lard dull: shads Icwer; steam Bulk meats dull; partly cured shoulders, 2.65 clear lib. clear tides, Bacon dull: BhouMera. Sc.; dear tt hsnnsBsil that UcBt at BalTs eoaspany, aBttoTjalmgsmcV.BBdttka gresJ pity that Ilin null asBnts had tnasferred to that They would who BttBckBd a Blot ___ WMsar and 08. Butter dell; fancy creamery, choice reserve, I5S17: choice cea- ___Ohio, Sugar steady and on- chonevd. Hogs firmer and in fair demand- pacifce. York anal Bade Market. Ncsr Yosx, Cec. qnitt and wet salted Mew Organs aad Tex- as selected, Cattle Capcioo. Drootr', Jammt re- ports: sseedv; choice .aeavr. Si TOSS 8-1; light. JS !OQ2 6i; nixed pjckint- ?O. Cattle receipts shipmenls 1000. Msrket firm snd actzn: shippiaf; steers. S3 60; stockers feeders, tt JOA3 09- botchers a shade fi ooip 70; bsils 4I1; steers, aOL Thsfrp 00. Sr. tons. Dec. an moderately ac- tive, but eome packers are lloidinj: back; pack- ing 6S. TCTV stow sad weak: UajU snpply and demand; heavy fat steers light (l a. butch- ers waok bar not lover, canve steers Si f ceding 1 scarce aad wanted at 1 STU: receipti shipments 200. moderate demavd: Cairto fancy raeeJixsW. shipmects n MOODY Factors, Etc.. XarOH. TEZAk E. S. JEMISON 8 CO., ITaail CtSBSBJsBhn KerekmBm, M., New Tark, B.S. BOBZh. B.H. STEW AST. B. N. BOREN A CO. Oottoxi. O on Estate. Authen- ticated abstract of titles litrnlihed and the 1 tnd valued by the pany or parties who f ur- uish the money. Apply to'wf H. McDOyAL Hlllabc.ro, Hllfcountr, Teras. __ delutt AFABX FOE SWEET HOME. Lavaca County, Texaa; one of the best farms and healthiest localities in estem Texas; 800 in pasture uiider good, new fine Good house, well, cistern, stable and crib, cow lota. etc. Will be rented, i! appUed for soon, at S3 per acre, for one yoar. Apply to B. C. FOSTEK, Flatonia, Texas. CHOICE OOENEB FOR 1 and 2, southeast, cor. Tremont and 1'ofitoffice, Including buildings, and Yielding goal rental. Will neiftheTaUey. Ji or-f. O.. S. H-jjarate, if desired. Terms easy, with low rate of interest. BOffT tf --Tt'lE 4 f n. SALE NUMBEKS SIX and seven (Sand Bloric No. one hundred and eighty-eight tlmj. in Galveston, with two nice Cottages. Will be sold tofftitner or hnndred dollars for each. perfect from City company. K no23 tf EDWAED T. AUSTIN. .1 Trej imont St. TTVDR Kills, one mile wrst ol JC HilLiboro. MLL, OIK ASD MACHTKESY in good order and douuj a etxxl business. For terms, apply to W. H. Hlllsboro, Hill county, Texas. delO It IVnm to JT cmtlve business in Houston. 100 per cent. Address P. O. Boa Houston, Texas. T7OK SALE OB FOR comp etc set F ot BARBER FIXTURES, incluuini- Jour flneBAEBEB ____ Ay INTEREST Gll'SN JJT THE EARKRGS. to a good, reliable, tt -stK-lasn borner for run- ning same. With good reference. Apply to J. C. OBEBirCTL'UL'ER, Cor. ZZd and Market iw.. Golvestoti. WOOL MACHlNERr. One Picker. lOrT. 2S in. wire: One Scribbler. 19x9. TO In. wire: One Condensing: Engine, 48 is. wire; One Jack of spindles; tfach. Eight Looms, a For sale cheap. Amy to J. A. at W. H. STOTTE, OTSTEBS at 4Cc. per 10J.OT P. E. AlftiBr Corner Center scd Brosdway. T7V3R WATCHES AM) J? Jewelry cf all kinds, suitable for holiday for young or eld, at astonishingly low prices. AU foods warranted as reiireaeoted. Call before gcuur elsewhere at the UALVES- TOK LOA> OFKICii, next the TwoBrotben. -i i i ir.-Kvr f Tttf. TVEOC-- Ssif nrdjt) jLt vacb prvf -a" it- iNIMITtBLEGHJRiGTERSKETSHES _____po-rrrvjxv .vj J.IST. GRAND StTJFI-EE St. Jobu's Methodist Church AND WEDKESDiY, DECEfetBEfi If, At Ibe Boom on TnmoaCM., Adjuininc Store or E. E. Bite Co. TIOKCTS, 50 CEItfTS, ccdtit NO .VO EITP.A ICE CREAM. n-ili be open at 3 o'cioOc F. A Snmptnoue Ltinch on the 12eb Inxt. COU! COil! Ceil OF Al-L KINDS inOuantiiytoSuitPfircliasars Galveston Coal Co. Yard corner 19th street and Slrand. F. C. JEFFKBV, iTO 1110] kiia's Graat late Off PAWN GOODS WILL TAXI: pj-iCE ox THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12. THK SALE WILL BE HELD at T'.- at the siore   FOB RENT FOliS-SIOBY IEOK Pront BtiUdlnf; Nog. 86 and 63 Tremont street, lately occupied by Oljver Sccele. GEO: W. JAXXfcnCK, 4tH U Ip___________Kt Strand. L and tOti; Winnie X and 15th; do.. K, i8tt-Mth; do.. J and SSth; do., O and 93d; cottafa. I near Mb. alao on H, bet. Sand 10; on Victoria and 17; on O and81; on 30th, near end on %tta, L H. U. t CO.. Bui Eauie Agents. BTOO9IS AND BO ABB. IXnished ironic far rent street, near 18th. sonthilide. WANTED-A FIESI-CLASS HaBDWAKE POETEB AKU PACKER J. 8. BBOWK OO. TAUTZD-AKUESE. Am.TAT.voETH- t comer of PostoOce and lerh its. oVIO tf tierrant Girl l-'x a small ny. Inquire Xt Strand, be-tveen 13th and nh ______ _ liECOXD-HAXD OIL STOVE with heater, and alio s. cowing delOlf Address A. L. P_ Bor S38. Ty sound, gentle Paddle Pony. delO 8t St., Houston. Texas. WASTED-A not to delO It____ WAGON HOBSE. 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Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

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Introductory

$9.95

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Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

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