Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of this page. Add to Cart

Galveston Commercial Bulletin Newspaper Archives Feb 19 1870, Page 1

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Galveston Commercial Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 19, 1870, Galveston, Texas Yol. , saturday february 19, 1870. No. 25. Re ii telegraphic. »4� special to fall ice a Bill Eton. Austin february 11,1870. Senate�?nothing1 important. The House elected Stokes engrossing clerk. A message was received from Tho governor calling attention to the thirteenth fourteenth and fifteenth amendments a committee was appointed to report. Tho House refused to elect a chaplain and Drew for seats. It is thought the session will be Short Whon the amendments Aro adopted and the senators elected the legislature will adjourn. R. I Austin february 12. The committees reported in both houses in favor of passing the whith a Lith and Xyth amendments to Tho Constitution. 1 lie attempts to put them through failed because a suspension of rules was refused. Governor Davis declines sending in general message while a provisional governor. A joint elect senators on tuesday next Lii a Over in both houses. Rules were not suspended. Democrats and conservative republicans opposed their suspension. It is thought that the caucus Lias fixed on senators a probably Morgan Hamilton and Flanagan. The friends of Clark and Glenn Art for delay. Ii. Austin. Feb. 13, 1870. 1 Here is considerable confusion among the radicals. They have been unable to upon caucus candidates. Reynolds does not seem to have any Cliance at All. Morgan Hamilton and . Flan Lagan appear to be the strongest at pre a enl and their friends Are pressing for a vote on tuesday. Conservatives and others Are lighting for a weeks delay hop ii it to gain strength in the interim. Conservative members favor a division of the a stale and removal of All disabilities. The r a unites of governor As a candidate Lor Tho Senate ate improving. His personal character gives great favor with the More moderate of Eastern members a it Hilu Tho contrast what the military Rule was when under influence and what ii is now increases the regard they entertain for . U. K. Smith of Galveston is seeking to oust senator Bell from fort Bend. Some talk is made of Dan. Campbell a Policiano from the North Eastern part of the state for the Senate. The supreme court libraries will not be removed trom Galveston Aud Tyler. Associated press dispatches. To Vork markets. New York feb. 11�?Cotton favors buyers sales 2500. Flour superfine state a it >5a4 85, common to fair extra Southern �5 50a it 00. Wheat and com a Shade firmer. Pork inner with fair demand m w $27a27 25. Lard heavy Kettle Lucja 17. Whiskey a Shade lower 98a9ci. Groceries Dull but firm. Naval stores firm. Freights quiet. Money easy at 1aij. Sterling 8jai. Gold closed 120ai20j. A Over Nentz firm. Southern securities partially advanced. New Youk feb. 11.�?ptime business i Javier 7a8. 62�?Ts my. 01�?Ts . G7�?Ts 13j. It s same. 10-40 s 12j. Louisiana sold 7.�?Ti a now 70, levees 72, g s 85. Alabama has 94, 5�?Ts 52. New Yolk feb. 12.�?stocks Are firm. Money easy at ga7. Exchange Long 8j, Short do. Gold 120j. Bonds 14 ten Nessee sex coupons 5uij, new 51 Virginia sex coupons 52, nevr64 j Louisiana 6s, old 74j, levee is 74 Alabama 8s 94, 5s f>2 Georgia 6s 80,7s 92 North Carolina old 45, new 25�j. Flour quiet but firm. Wheat a Shade firmer and quiet. Corn steady. Pork lower mess $2 5 50. Lard Dull j5jal5j. Cotton Dull 254. Turpentine drooping 48. Rosin quiet ij2 2 la2 22j. Freights Dull. New Yolk feb. 15.�? Money the Supply largely exceeds the demand at 4ao. _ the Bank statement is unfavourable showing a net loss of Over two Aud a Quarter millions in Legal reserves. Sterling 8a9. Cotton Bills scarce showing that a Large portion of such Exchange goes from Southern ports. Gold closed Dull at 19j. Governments Active. New Tennessee Active and advanced to 54$, transactions reaching nearly a million and a Quarter. Other southerns unchanged. Colton a Shade easier sales 1200 Bales at 25jc. Flour a Shado firmer and quiet. Wheat 1c. Better but not Active. Corn unchanged. Whisky lower 97u98 cents. Pork lower new $26 50. Lard easier Kettle 16jal7c. Naval stores and groceries quiet. Freights Dull. New sonic feb. 12.�?g2�?Th 140, g4�?Ts 14i, �5�?Ts same new 1 , 67�?Ts 13j. 10-40s 12. Louisiana Lovee is 73. New York feb. 13.�?thejwcok closes with a great plethora in Money. Money 4a0, prime acceptance wanted at a prime paper gah. It was stated to Day that Large Loans had been arranged 011 some of the leading Western shares at six and twelve months both hero Aud in Loudon. Tho name of a prominent railway King was mentioned in this connection and it is supposed that the Spring elections in some of the Western railway companies will witness a Lively contest for Tho control of said companies for the future. Tho Banks still hold $33,000,000 in excess of Tho Legal requirement. Bank statement a Loans issued nearly $1,500,000 specie decreased nearly a Msj. 000,000 deposits decreased nearly $1 500,000. The Advance in tennessee1 was based upon a Telegram from Nash Ville which stated that the Senate had passed the Bill which provides that the governor Secretary of state and the comptroller shall constitute a Board of commissioners with full authority to sell the interest of the state of Tennessee All delinquent railroads of the state or lease said railroads to any persons or con Pany who shall give the necessary securities. New York feb. 14. A stocks firm Money easy at 5a6. Exchange Long Short 9j. Gold 119ft. Bonds 14. Feu Nessee sex Coupon 56, new 53j. Virginia sex Coupon 62 new 65�. Louisiana new 70j. Levee 6s 71, 8s 8-5. Alabama 8s 94, 5s 614. Georgia 6s 81, 7s 92. North Carolina old 61 a new 25. South Carolina 87, new 82. New York,.feb. 14.�?flour 5al0c bet ter. Wheat la2c better. Corn Dull and heavy. Pork lower mess $26, lard quiet at 15al5jc. Cotton Dull at 25j turpentine quiet at 48a48jc. Rosin firm at $2 25 for strained. Freights Dull. Newyork feb. 14.�?Cotton heavy and declining sales 1,700 Bales at 27j a. Flour Suner tine state. §4 75a4 95, common to Lair extra Southern $5 55a6, wheat Spring la2c. Better Winter 3a4c better Winter red and Amber Western $1 28al 30. Corn heavy and declining. Pork closed firmer at $26 25a26 62j. Lard lower Kettle 16al6c. Whisky heavy 97c. Groceries and naval stores steady freights unchanged. Money easy 4a6, Sterling Dull 9. Gold stronger u9a 1193. Governments steady. Southerns Active but weaker in new Tennessee s but stronger in the balance of the list. New Orleans markets. New Orleans feb. 11.�?Cotton Active Low grades weak better qualities firm middling Orleans 24jal4jc., sales 8,250 Bales receipts 13,533 Bales exports to Liverpool 4,294 Bales. Barcelona 1,560 Bales sales for the week 45,250 Bales receipts net 51,301 Bales Gross 53,553 Bales exports for Tho week to Liverpool 25,775 Bales Havre 3,357 Bales Barcelona 2,4g9 Bales Vera Cruz 1,781 Bales Coastwise 8,094 Bales Stock on hand 224,727 Bales Corn Dull and easier $1 08. Flour firm $5 40, $5 85a6. Oats 80c. Bran $1 35 Hay $29. Pork $29 50. Bacon firm 13jc., 174al84c. Hams 18<jal9jc. Lard lg/jal8c. Sugar Dull prime 12jal2jc molasses quiet prime 73a75c. Whisky Juiet Western rectified 90c.a$l 02j. Coffee Active and firmer fair 15ic., 15jal5c., prime 17 a 7ijc. Gold 120. Sterling 304. New York sight j discount. New Orleans feb. 12.�?Cotton Active at full prices 24u24jc, sales 9,450 Bales receipts 3,660 Bales exports to Liverpool 7.501 Bales Hamburg 1,850 Bales Coastwise 2,080 Bales. Com firmer $1 07jal 10. Oats 75c. Pork firmer $29 50a30. Bacon firmer 14c, 17icl8ijc. Coffee Active fair 15 al64c, prime 17ja 17.jc. It market1 otherwise unchanged. Gold 120j. New York sight j discount. Sterling 30. New Orleans feb. 14.�?Cotton Active and firm at 24 ja24 a sales 9750 Bales receipts 18,779, exports to Ronstadt 1465 Bales. Flour Low grades firmer at $5 45, $5 85a6. Com firmer at $1 10. Oats lower at 73. Bran advanced $1 14. Hay lower and jobbing at $28. Pork 29 50a 30. Bacon easier at 13al7al7�al8c. Lard quiet Tierce Keg 18c. Suit a Dull and lower prime llal2c. Mousses quiet prime 73a75c. Whisky quiet Western rectified 90ca$lal 02. Coffee firm fair 15ial5al64c, prime 17ial7jc a old 119all9j. Sterling 30. New York ight j discount. Washington. Washington feb. 10�?butler�?Ts Bill in addition to Tho conditions heretofore published provides that the removal of disabilities shall not affect property lost captured or destroyed by the army of Tho United states. There is also an amendment excluding army and Navy officers from Tho benefits of the Bill. Terry and Sheridan Are both at the White House. The supremo court considered Tho Cotton appeals. The Point argued to Day was whether Tho Gove Hinnent was responsible for the value of Tho property when seized or Only for Tho amount realized and Treasury. Revo nuo to Day $277,000. Customs for the week ending the 5tb, a trifle Over three millions. , of Arkansas introduced a Bill to encourage Tho establishment of a Lino of steamers to european ports and to ports of India China and Japan and to promote emigration to the Southern states referred to the special committee on the cause of Tho decline of american come co and ship building. Tho Secretary of state was interrogated Why the Spanish government paid certain claims in Legal tenders instead of Gold As stipulated by the treaty of 1834. The appropriations were resumed and discussed to adjournment. appropriation Bill to Supply deficiencies in Tho Navy bureaus was amended to read a three millions Quot passed and goes to Tho House for concurrence. Washington feb. 10.�?the president is reported As saying of Tho report of the interview Between himself and the Radical georgians that it is inexact in some respects. Tho president considers that the question of senator belongs to Congress. Lieutenant Garretson relieves Captain Schir Acler us Bureau functionary at Charleston Mississippi Wasif considered. Tho debate was mainly devoted to personalities. Tho question before Tho Senate is an admission pure and simple. Adjourned without action. Washington Fob. 10.�?the now Relief Bill reported by Tho reconstruction committee covers 39 pages. Alabama names cover two pages Louisiana nearly one Page Texas seven pages. Trio debate in the Senate to Day Over Mississippi was merely a repetition of personalities. When Virginia was considered indications Wero that Virginia a restriction would to applied to Mississippi though the discussion in the Senate May postpone the result for several Days. Washington feb. 11�?this mornings Sun has the following special the president to Day pronounced All reports which have represented As expressing any opinion on the merits of Tho Georgia situation for or against either of the contending delegations now Here As simply untrue. So reiterated what he has before declared that it was a question especially the senatorial part of it that belonged entirely with Congress and he did not propose to interfere with it and he confessed Surprise that men should seek an interview with on the matter and then go away and misrepresent . Tho banking and currency committee Aro examining Grants lit Chen Cabinet with respect to the Gold panic. Washington feb. 11.�?Hill and Muller Georgia senators Aro Here to present their claims at the proper time should the present legislature elect others. Hill and Muller will contest before the Senate. Treasury balance $103,000,000, including $50,000,000 Gold certificates currency $12,000,000. The Treasury has advices of the seizure of j. Kircho Fps establishment at Chicago. Revenue to Day $475,000. The president has appointed Thomas t. Wilson of Pennsylvania Consul at Matamoros. Senate the Bill for the Sale of lands on Tho sea islands at Beaufort C., was reported. Sherman offered a Resolution reciting sympathy of the United states with the people of Cuba and All american colonies m their efforts to secure Independence from european Powers. It declares that the United states recognize the existence of a state of War Between the kingdom of Spain and the Colony of Cuba waged on the part of Cuba to establish its Independence and the United states will observe strict neutrality Between Tho belligerent parties As is their duty under the Law of nations. Aller a Brief discussion the Resolution was referred to the committee on foreign relations. The Bill to abolish the franking privilege and the Mississippi Bill were considered but not disposed of a motion to postpone the latter for one Day being Defeated by one vote. Adjourned till monday. was interrogated about the Cost of the freedmen a Bureau since its organization. The death of Hopkins was announced. Adjourned. Washington. Feb. 10.�?Tho balance of the imprisonment of Charles Pitcher and John a. Richardson sentenced for four years by a military commission in Texas a As been remitted by the president. They were sentenced in october last. Washington feb 11.�? the documents for franking which general w. J. In Jyh was censured by the Tennessee legislature were from the commissioners of Public education. Washington feb. 12.�?Tho House is considering the appropriations. The committees did nothing. The Senate is not in session. The judicial committee heard Georgia very briefly and Are now considering the nominations. Washington Fob. 12.�?revenue seipts Over half a million. House the committee on foreign affairs will consider Cuba next week. The Gold panic investigation is closed Tho report will cover several Hundred printed pages. Or. Gibson attorney for gov. Bullock and Liis delegation read an argument the main Point endeavoured to be made being that Hill was elected senator by illegal votes. The difference Between the Bullock and Bryant factions seems to be that Bullock wants All the former legislation Tabooed and Bryant wants it recognized at least up to the expulsion of the negroes and favors Tho Validity of All acts of the legislature. Bryant and Caldwell presented printed arguments that the present legislature was illegal and asked Congress for a remedy. The Treasury balances show for the Quarter ending Vith december last receipts of nearly $116,250,000, and expenditures of nearly $108,000,000. Washington feb. 12.�?House.�? Judd introduced a Bill to construe Section four of the act of March 31, 1868, exempting certain manufactures from in Ternali tax so As not to treat As manufacturers hog packers lard renders or persons engaged in saving hams or Canning meats or in the provision Trade and to refund such taxes already collected. Cox hoped the Bill would to reported and passed without delay As it affected the whole provision business of the United states. The Bill was referred to Tho committee on ways and Means. Tho manufacturers of steel tools petition against the increase of duty on raw steel. More petitions for the increase of duty on cigars were presented. Tho appropriations were resumed. Adjourned. Washington feb. 12.�?sypher was again before the ways and Means committee in opposition to a reduction of the sugar duty submitted an elaborate Brief Ana made a Brief verbal argument. Washington feb. 14.�?Tho ways and moans committee considered the exx Tention of the whisky Bonds to Throe years also the memorial of the chamber of Commerce of now Orleans was presented by general Sypher against a change in Tho sugar Tariff. memorial of the new Orleans chamber of Commerce on the sugar Tariff was presented by Shenck and referred Back to the committee. Various disability Bills Wero presented. Tho ayes and nays were called and is progressing on Tho Resolution that Washington Ana Georgetown should support their paupers without Federal Aid. president transmitted Tho report of the Secretary of War regarding Georgia. Not Long else important. Washington feb. 14.�?revenue receipts three quarters of a million. The District of Columbia is included in by a military department the president accepts the resignation of Clark assessor of 1st District of Georgia c. Watson has been appointed to the vacancy. The judiciary committee reported favourably on Strong and Bradley by one majority. No action on the plan of trying the contested election cases by drawing. A committee or jury from the House was Defeated on the motion to suspend the Rule by a vote of 78 to 104. The committee on rules is opposed to the plan. Resolution was introduced declaring it the sense of the House that the business interests of the country require an increase of the volume of the currency. The committee on banking and currency will Rena a soon As possible a Bill increasing sect Trency at least fifty millions. A motion to table failed by a vote of 93 to 73. It comes up on monday next. Logan spoke on the recognition of the belligerency of Cuba. A Resolution was adopted requesting the president to inform the House whether an order was Given to Clear the docks at new York for repairing Spanish War vessels and if so by what authority. The appropriations were resumed. Adjourned. A communication from the Secretary of War upon affairs in Georgia with credentials of the senators elect Hill and Miller Wero referred to the judiciary committee. The Secretary of the Treasury was directed to report whether Public interest would not be Subserve by removing the Branch mint from new Orleans to new York. A Bill was introduced to enforce the. 15th amendment by granting suffrage at state and county elections and punishing the refusal or neglect to assess and collect a tax when its payment is a qualification of an elector. The Mississippi Bill was considered without definite action a motion to postpone it resulting in a tie vote and determined in the negative by the vote of the vice president. Adjourned. Washington feb. 14.�?the supreme court has decided against Mcgan Anan in the great new idea quicksilver Case. The president has appointed we. T. Price postmaster at Augusta. From new Orleans. New Orleans feb. 10.�?the two Cotton pickerites of Keplinger and Collins Are burned loss $100,000. Charles Merryfield perished in the flames. Two policemen were dangerously shot by a negro one policeman then shot and seriously wounded the negro. Private dispatches report the destruction of the business portion of the town of port Gibson miss., including the Post office and hotel. In the House the mixed school educational Bill passed. Adjourned till monday noon in Honor of the anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. House Bill providing for 3,000,000 Bonds for the Board of Public works to for work done was referred. A Bill was introduced providing for Bonds to Tho amount of 5,000,000, for the construction of levees. Referred. In the House the election Bill was reported on favourably and made the special order for monday. New Orleans feb. 12.�?a prize fight takes place to Morrow Between Gallagher and Mccool. A mandamus has been issued against the Jackson Railroad Extension along st. Joseph Street to the River. Two of the alleged consolidated Bank robbers have been arrested the Picayune says the special police officers were the ringleaders in the robbery. Upon application of a committee of citizens judge Collins to Day made the mandamus peremptory requiring the City authorities to order a municipal election on the second monday in March As the Law provides. A Hill was introduced in the Senate requiring that the municipal elections be held on the 2d monday in november thus either prolonging the term of the present incumbents or allowing the governor to appoint. General Magruder lectured to a Good audience. Wilbar Junior member of the firm of Wilbar amp co., is reported to have absconded with $100,000. A democratic mass meeting in Lafayette Square to night was addressed by sex senator Hendricks of Indiana Mout n Jones and others. New Orleans feb. 14.�?gallagher whipped Curley in Nineteen rounds. General Ewell is at the st. Charles hotel. In the legislature a Resolution was introduced forbidding e. L. Jewell of the commercial bulletin from entering the House of representatives. The cause alleged is or. Jewell a language regarding the members and has political course. The Safe in the residence of b. S. Clarke was blown open and robbed of $20,000. New Lork. New York feb. 11. A returned Schooner Amelia hence for Virginia was run into and damaged off bar Nayal. New York feb. 12.�?fistzen�?Te chemical works exploded several persons were Hurt. No cause is assigned. New York feb. 14.�?the Small pox is abating. Mcclellan has been tendered the first Hancock the second office of the grand army of the Constitution. San Francisco feb. 14.�?two slight earthquakes were Felt Here to Day. New York feb. 14.�?orders have been received from Washington to Clear the docks for Spanish ironclads. Miscellaneous. Harrisburg pa., feb. 10.�?governor Geary has vetoed the metropolitan police Bill. New York feb. 11.�?the steamship Ville de Paris arrived at Halifax last night Short of Coal. New York feb. 10.�?1the Alaska has arrived with thirty eight thousand dollars in treasure. Nicaragua advices report the Coffee cod my entire failure 1. Memphis feb. 11.�?the Steamer Maggie Hays from new Orleans for Pittsburg exploded near Helena. Captain Martin and the second Engineer Deckers were killed. The Steamer commercial rescued the balance of the Crew and passengers. Memphis feb. 11.�?further advices from the Steamer Maggie Hays state that the boat and cargo Are a total loss. Cincinnati feb. 13.�?the chamber of Commerce unanimously adopted resolutions that the proposed changes of the Tariff aggravated the odious Dis criminal tons of existing Laws creating enormous wealth for a few at the expense of Many. Frani Cuba. Havana feb. 11.�?troops Are m Strong Force and about resuming the Field from puerto Principe. Havana feb. 11�?velder was murdered on sunday from revengeful not political motives. The agreement of the merchants to fix the sugar tax at 15 per cent has been dissolved. Havana feb. 12.�?the Assassin of Greenwaldt has been arrested. He is a native of the Canary islands and sergeant of the 5th Batalion volunteers. The murderer will be immediately court articled. No disturbance since sunday. The Telegraph Between Havana and Trinidad is re established. The spaniards occupy san Miguel. Many families from the insurrectionary districts Are settling in this town. Havana feb. 14.�?sugars slightly advanced with a better feeling. Stock at Havana and Matanzas two Hundred and forty thousand boxes. The cuban Junta reports that the insurgents armed from the Steamer Anna Defeated general Gay Euba who retreated into Principe. Three steamers left new York this week with arms for the insurgents. By be Cable. London feb. 10.�?the English government has declined to Promise a reduction on the tobacco duties. Paris feb. 10.�?bullion decreased one million francs during the week. The City in Camiet. Florence feb. 10.�?the Ball at the Tuil series last night was postponed on account of the disorders. The vigilance of the government is unabated. Pairs feb. 10.�?in the corps legis Latif Keratzy said the present Napoleon was endeavouring to corrupt the leaders of the legislature. The president silenced Keratzy. The conductors of the journal a Misc have been arrested the City is tranquil. There is a Strong feeling under the surface but the governments precautions prevent any manifestation. Madrid feb. 10.�?the government has sent authority to the minister at Washington to make treaties of peace with the South american a cps Blics. New York feb. 11.�?the underwriters consulted Over the Legal tender decision. The impression prevails that the companies must demand Gold for principal and interest on contracts made prior to the act. A committee was4 appointed for consultation with other Money institutions. A Liverpool feb. 10�?evening.�?cotton�?Uplands 11, Orleans Llyd sales 10.000 Bales speculation and Export 2000 Bales. Pork 96s. Lard 69s. Bacon 55s. 6d. Paris feb. 11.�?bourse opened quiet London feb. 11 a 92�, Bonds firm. Liverpool feb. 11�?noon.�?Cotton, Uplands 11j, Orleans old sales 10,000 Bales Lor the week 65,000 Bales Export 6000 Bales speculation 9000 Bales Stock 354.000 Bales of which 157,000 Are american receipts 65000 Bales of which american 30,000. Paris feb. 11.�?the City is entirely tranquil. Flowers is still at Large. London feb. 11.�?bullion �145,000. Madrid feb. 11.�?it is reported that the Carlist Are preparing another insurrection. The authorities Are watchful. Frankfort. Feb. 11.�?Bonds closed finn 92 a924. Paris feb. 11.�?bourse closed steady rentes 73f 37c. A Liverpool feb. 11.�?flour firmer. Com 27s. Lard 67s. Pork 95s. Winter wheat 8s 4da8s 5d. Cotton afloat 262,000 Bales of which 127,000 Bales Are american. Havre feb. 11.�?Cotton opened quiet Paris feb. 11.�?the police announce the discovery of an extensive conspiracy against the government. A great number of arrests were made last night and to Day. It is stated that the editors of the Marseillaise Are implicated. A policeman in Plain clothes was shot and killed yes Day by a Mechanic. The Marseillaise reappeared to Day and was extensively bought. The bodies of several citizens killed during the riots Are in the viands of the police who refuse information. Madrid feb. 11.�?in the discussion on the Navy Bill in the Cortes Lopez said the Navy was to be used to Force a King on Spain. Liverpool feb. 11�?eve.�?Cotton closed steady quotations unchanged 6ales 10,000 Bales for Export and speculation 2000 Bales. London feb. 12.�?w. Cooke jr.,beat John Roberts the English Champion one Hundred and seventeen in twelve Hundred Points for the championship and heavy stakes. Paris feb. 12.�?thirty-five, persons were arrested yesterday All were armed. The arrests Are continual. Valentia feb. 12.�?owing to rain Tho lines East Are working badly. Liverpool feb. 12, opens steady sales 12,000 Bales. London feb. 12.�?the weather is intensely cold throughout Europe. The thermometer is thirty degrees below freezing Point at Paris. The navigation of the Elbe is entirely closed on account of the ice. The ice suspends the practice of the Oxford and Cambridge boat Crews on the thames. Alexandria feb. 12.�?ismalia Rock Lias been removed. The minimum depth of water is now to Welty june Fec. Paris feb. 12.�?the City is tranquil. Seven editors of the Reform newspaper were summoned yesterday for violation of the press Laws. Answering the summon the Reform this morning publishes an article against the government of extraordinary violence. Madrid feb. 12.�?in the Cortes be Verdo said the government was fully aware of the car Lect conspiracy and knew of their introduction of arms a Ayme it of Money and appointment of of Neera. The government would remain inactive Nutu a outbreak occurs being abundantly Able to crush it at once. Berlin feb. 12.�?bismarck closed the prussian diet with regret at the opposition shown by the upper chamber. He promised an extraordinary session soon and made no allusion to foreign affairs. Paris feb. 12�?7 p. further arrests of persons implicated in the plot against the life of the emperor Are being made. A London feb. 12.�?the conspiracy against the emperor is feb. 13.�?fonville, the Friend of Victor noir and witness of us death has been discharged from custody. A Rie other editors of the Marseillaise a re stir in prison. Rochefort is not permitted to see fellow prisoners. A proposition to impeach was sent last week by Rochefort to a Dep Uty to be introduced in the corps legis Tif but the chamber refused to hear it and after the sifting the deep qty sent it to Schneider the president of the corps. A a London feb. 14�?noon a con it is 92. Bonds 87$. Paris feb.-14.�?bours� opened Dull. Rentes 73f 20c. 1 Liverpool feb. 14.�?Cotton steady Uplands Llad Orleans Llyd sales Bales. Stock taken for Export and speculation saturday should have been 3,000 Bales. Bread stuff s firmer. Liverpool feb. 14.�?later.�?shipments of Cotton from Bombay to the 12th, since last report 1400. Cheese 72s. 6d. Lard Dull. Pork Dull. Liverpool feb. 14�?evening.-�?Cotton quiet Uplands Luj Orleans Llyd sales 10,000 Bales speculation and Export 2000 Bales. Bread stuffs firm. A system of smuggling through amp the mails which has been earned on forgo pie time was found out in the Chicago Post office three weeks since and since that time quite a number of books and arts cles manufactured in Europe he a a been seized by the Customhouse officers. It is in ipos sible to estimate the value of the articles smuggled but it must be As within the past ten Days Over a thousand dollars Worth of goods have been seized. They consist of books laces a us and Many other articles. They a rafted done up in Ordinary newspaper wrappers with the necessary Stamps. Oad this not been so frequently directed to one address excited. Several wrappers were addressed to h. Brotherton Freeport he Tiey a re seized and found to con Tail Ernine furs lace collars and other lice. H. Brotherton was discovered to be in. Brotherton Milliner and she acknowledged to have smuggle dive Hundred dollars Worth of goods. A member of the Chicago Board of education was also detected m smuggling books. Get t v twelve dozen hymn books addressed to Brigham Yonng Salt Lake have also been seized. The Tittle of the hymn books is a sacred hymns and spiritual song for the Church of Jesus Christ of the latter Day one of the inns is entitled a lord hear the red Span s Wail a in which the great spirit is called on to save from the Pale fact foe Etc. Quot a a.�?T.1 quite a sensation was occasioned at Springfield hi., on Jan. 29, by the arrival under arrest of gen. A s.,Salomon, sex clerk county late com Mander in chief of the tanners and governor by appointment of the president of Washington territory. About the 1st of september 1867, Salomon As clerk of Cook county court was directed by the state Board of equalization to add to the assessed value of Cook county property Twenty four per cent. This he Reft red to do and at the january term of the supreme court Miner the auditor obtained a peremptory mandamus commanding to assess and extend the additional per centum. The writ was disobeyed. On the 21st inst. Writ was issued to the sheriff of Cook county requiring my to bring Salomon before the court to show cause Why to should not be dealt with. This was not served and the court on the 26th, issued a writ to sheriff Brown of Sangamon county requiring Fajin of go up and fetch Down. It he Aid. So and has Here in quod. The Case comes up for hearing on monday amid crowd of witnesses. A a a warning to playful the Syracuse new York courier relates the following a. J a Young married woman of this City was standing on the Steps of a amp to residence and the give her lit be s Anns. The Toal one than thei lady was in the evening bid night. The Fen had husband thought he Woi tie Surprise. Approaching suddenly caught her in la a surprised was a wore Fife the husband had intended. So terrified that she went a a a a convulsions. She was carried into the House and a physician summoned and he pronounced or in danger of becoming a raving maniac. Here nervous system had received a fearful Shock. For some Quot Days she was bereft of her senses the slightest noise about the House or in the Street would cause her to act in the wildest manner. Last week she began to. In prove when it was hoped she would ultimately recover but unfortunately she suffered another relapse. A Young boy attempted to Shako the grate of the Coal stove one morning which so frightened the patient that she sprang from her bed pounced upon the child and would have seriously injured had he not been rescued. It will be yet before the lady recovers from her terrible fright she will probably carry the effects to her grave a warning to All playful pm bands
  • galveston-commercial-bulletin page 1 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 1
  • galveston-commercial-bulletin page 2 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 2

Search all Galveston, Texas newspaper archives

Explore other publications from Galveston, Texas

All newspaper archives for February 19, 1870

Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of the page above.