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THE GAZETTE: FORT WQllTIJ, TEXAS. Jj;iUT) AY JULY 28.
A Dlrly Orlrnlnl Town CaiiftM of the
Orluliiof tho Cholera.
Sir iiiiit'l JJiila-r, wilting to jjiu
London Time, with rt-fiiroiico lo tliu
oiiUirwik of olioluni In lgypt. "V5"
"Dnmluttri is u tllsgusllnu cMimplo of
Orluntrtl lu-uloct Jinil Illlli nccumulA
(Ion. A k-K narrow street nun par
ullcl with the liver tit tho hiiek of the
(IllniildiiUd Ihiu-ih, Mlilch .foi n dii
tntico or ti iniliiji rho from the toel of
(ho Htn-niii. Tills Micot N without
ilrnimiirc, nud N h inliernl'lo elmnnel
of coniiiiunlcnllnn, deep w llli poison
una mild alter a li( iivy shower, mid
full f dust li"i.'H cmlulutf geinis or
licslllenco during hot uii'i nullry
or if cholcni ttin ho "
th'cio could not henmoro club
ornte fiioltiry." , , , ,
Tho town of Dumleltn. which K'vcs
lUuiinictollno.ibiorn hruriuli 01 flio
Is'llo, show nmny i-lgua of fornior orev
liwIU', bill ! 'W dlliuiidaltd and
Heiril'VuliMiiu condition. TlifchuiiMel
of Uio liver U hut slintlow, and across
lis mouth theie lka a har of sand
which uhlfH with every wind, xo that
theupprojcli lediingptoiia to all vtisels
and lnipuu;tl.hle t very nmny. Ue
sldiw, biimlt'ttu has lost tho hade
-which Miu oneu potses-id. not only
through phvsleul nn-oiiBof this kind,
htitbceaiifu of tho sticcefesful livalry,
lliBtof Alexandria, and then of J'ort
Said. It 1 in this town that tho out
brail;, which 1ms lately proed so dis
astrous, fir-t appeared u veiy few days
nuo, and tlHMiueli'in which is heiinr
anxiously asked I-, Ixw did thy chol
era come there? To this question no
au.swer h forthrnmlng.
Low-h log iiinds are far more liable
lo cholera than high lands; crowded
towii.4, like Cairo mid nil tho cities of
Egypt. po-kivOy invite the disease.
In tho four on threnkri in thld country,
which lh" Inst tlfty yearn have seen,
theie facts el-tod out beyond ijuestlon ;
nud they are proved by eery-dny ex
perience in India. At the tamo lime,
theie Is noabsolulo ueceIty that the
cholera, cen if it once gets a footing
In a country, should rnvngo it ftom
end to end.
There In no roretilllng the course of
the dlsensf on any given occasion. It
la mysterious In all IU ways, and all
thelabois of I'etteiikofler and iniiu
jneiable other htuduntis have left much
uucertnintv about it mill. It may die
out after devouring a few victims; it
nmv, on the other hand, prove little
Ilhs diMitroun than the celebrated
lilngiie of Cairo, described in Eotheu,
In wliieli 1.2(H) iKjrcoiiB a day are said
to have died in the JSgyptlim capital.
iiesi Intruded to t. Mgw "
from this city ntlcrnfiw lion, J Jt tllere
are few no ins from which rcpuert can
le btalne'l within any Momblo
time. Tho malls are surer mil speed
lir Ha. tho wires. T lio business or
he cuntry has been thrown Into eon
fusion i by l lie failure of Ike telegraph.
Press dispatches are meagre, and those
itcelvcdaro maimed and distorted by
the unskillful hands through which
tlii'V put". .. .,
This is r.o ordinary trlkc Tho
UrothcrlioodofTelenipheiH is not n
nibble of workmen misled by dema
gogues, but n body or intelligent men
and women, quite capable of thinking
fiTlheuisehes. who know very well
that their employeis' business Is In a
condition of pro-.peiity out of all hoop
ing with the miserable so do of waes
paid them. They have had the pub io
svniMitliV from the start, beeau.' the
public itsolf has repeatedly huIMmi
thogiossiNl wroiigAat the hands ofthe
Wcftern Union telegraph onnyany.
The group of reekle-s and greedy men
who control ihucoinpauylmv. Intuited
lis stock enormously, and to slid fi.r
tlier Increase their gains they have In
u similar ratio reduced tho wages of
their operators. Men grown valuable
to the-company by loin? experience are
receiving similar piy than they ic
ceived ten years airo. Tlulr work Is
extremely ardtiom and exhausting.
It requires n high oder or skill and
more than average Intelligence. n
the telegraph operators or Now York
City are paid smaller wages than nia
)iis. plasterers, carpenter, plumbery,
paintera or h:ir-keepes.
Excurblon' tickets to u hundrtd cities
and watering places are now on sale at
the Gulf, Colorado &, Santa Ke ticket
office, near the El Paso hotel. Kates
exceedingly low. This Is the smooth
est line and connections ns sure as
twice tw o are four. Call for rates and
time. E. E. Fosdick,
Hallway and Steamship
II. L. B15NTLEY,
Attornoya at Law,
A0. McOMTNO, Attorney nt Ur. Olllca
. i-onifr Mutnand KlrhlHtreol, in Hun
n a building, Fort Wortli.Toxns.
MrMl'IiliAN V HUMl'HItKYS, Attorneys
Htluw, Kort Worth. I'exm, Collertlng
corporatlou and tcnonil lltleiition. Olllcd In
Terroll bulldlnff, corner i lrsl and .Mnln
K. JA1IA.SON, ATTOKNB
FORT WORTH, TEXAS.
Oomroission Dealers for the Purchase and Sale of
ALL KINDS OF RE
D LIVE 31
Branch Offices of this Company have been Established at
SAN ANTONIO, AUSTIN, COLORADO AND GAINtSVILLE, TEX!
Also in St. Louis, Chicago, New York and other Eastern
London, England, Glasgow, Scotland,
And all tlie principal cities of Europe, by which we are enabled to handle 1
Properties placed in our hands to the very oest advantage,
and on the most liberal tonus.
Our facilities for handling Grazing and all classes of Wild Lands are unoqualed. This depart
under Hie supervision of one of our most experienced men, avjio is wcii posted on ail matters i
with Texas lands. Particular attention is paid by this company to tke handling of located ran
stocks of cattle, and by our comprehensive system of Brunch Offices at all leading points in this!
offer the public unrivaled advantages in such transactions.
Cnteliinir a Pralrio Dog.
I was nun.'(l that I might as veil
try loiUri tliucieck dry, as each dog
had a paae from hia residence to
tho level of the creek, and that all tho
water tliati-utild he emptied in would
not taiHe an inch abovo the river bed.
J didn't take much stock in this water
pasnitfo idea, however, so, alter se
curing a box tor the name and
half a dozen water buckets, I took
three or four men and ran the en
Kino up the water tank,
tilled up Hit engine tank,
and then ran down to call on the den-
1t'iHiif I'aliieDog Park. Tho old pi
oneer wiih at IiIh post us usual, but dh
appe.in d like a II h1 when tho engine
Mopped opposite bin door. T dlbcon
uectcd the luwe on the engine tank,
and the bucket biigado went at it
lively. Dozens of bucket or water
weic ued ami the lank was getting
low, when at lat the bole wat. tilled to
tho mouth and the old fellow put IiIh
noe out for a htt Id fresh air. J le was
put In a box jind in less than an hour
ho had a dozen more to keep him coni
any. Amcrlvan Jrhl,
A Thrilllnir Aiiwrlisi'iuent.
A shapely girl appealed at a.flfth
fltory window in Huston. Her long
lintr was looio. and her gown was
vhUis, mi tlit to the unoritieal eye
she bMU d ltse a Hereon right from
bed ; but be wore shoes and htoukingh
as was subs'iUonlly observed, and
theie weie nunieioiiH tnuclu of a care
ful toilet. IloWtvei, she fairly lepre
tented a girl Inmlily aroused ftom
sleep' b'.Vtlie. Her movements, too,
weie rapid, and manner wild. She
Hung open the Hash and climbed out
on the sill. The sijuarr flout
ing the building was almost in
htautly eiowded, NVitli a shrill cry
she dropped herself. A thrill of horror
ran Ihiough the multitude. Hut the
girl was not dashed to pieces on the
HldowalJc. 3lio desoomlul with gieat
l)ii ( harmless celerity into the arms of
a man, who began at once to expati
ate upon the merits of bis device,
which consisted of a single who, at
tached (on Kind of harness, and juillul
out from the box by the weight of the
pmou hitched to it. The ghl wiw
liked, but nobody cared anything
about the amiaialus, and its ingenious
rmiU.TOX, .HMtDAN TAItt.TON, Ut
J yrrs nil Ilcul KhUto AijentH, lllllsboro,
Texas, Imtc 'coinplelebHtrjclof ull HUrrnyn
In Hill county, beeclid nttontlim clTen to
We malce a specialty of Buying and Selling Cattle for future deliyery. Also, of Buying m
Horses and.Shcep.; and are prepared to handle the same to an unlimited extent, on the most favoraW
ITUMIAU 11YK, nttornor nt luw, (county
Jll tornpy) AliMi',liia.
I 1. OKIt. Lnwyer nixl
V . no
Laml Airont. Ver
non, WHunrtfer county, 'le-xak.
W. rATTOX, Attorney nt Itw, f"c
burne, Tpxh-. CiillcctloiiN promptlj
nmuc. Offlce OTur Jolnison County llann.
l'ATTON, AttornnyH nt Ijiw and
I.atul Aenln, AIVhmuo, lexas.
rndo btnk. I.. Jl. tiucIoth, J. M.
Hill, N. r. Kpurks.
r I-. rKi:i.i:it, Attorney nt Uwr mid I.iuul
tf . Agunt, Cameron, Mllum county, Texas.
Will prttctico In nil tlio court of this stute.
ISuwlncH promptly attended to and corru
pondrnco xolli ltt'd.
MA I.I. & 1M
Vr to Alvar
rpKMI'l.i: HOUSTON, Attorney nt law,
1 Mobuplln. WUecter county. Icxns. In
prompt attund.iiii'u on all tlio Olsttlcl Courts
of tlio Pan-Handle; Civil liuslnesh a Special-1
ty: will Header I.anJ for Tusei; 1'iiy Tucii I
..., I I. Il.t..iiH....(.t n,.jl H.rrnnt 'I'ldnu In I
(111 1MI11I, JIllVHhlur i, . i-til.b Allien ...
InnJ, nnil lledeein Land bold for Tiixch ;
IimlR IliiuelitnaU Sold on Commission; Col
lections qulcicly aaulo unil romltted; Coi
recponilonco Holicited and Information ac
curately and readily furnlHhed.
CITY REAL ESTATE.
This Department embraces the Cities of Fort Worth San Antonio, Austin and Coloraoe, Texau
We have reliable and competent agents, who attend wholly to our interests and the interest!
patrons, in each of these cities, and any business entrusted to them will receive prompt' an!
Believing the many advantages offered to the public through our. company to be the besii
by which rapid and satisi actory sales and purchases can be made, wo solicit the patronaire of ft
wish to buy or sell anything in our line.
A IMIODsOV, Una! mid Collection Agont
. Gainesville, Tumid.
!)OltT. 12. .SMITH, Attorney nt Law, Blior
IV' inan.Tcyis. siteolal Attention Given to
1and Maltcisaud ColIectlouH. Olllce, north
Mdiji pnliUu bquuro.
ltl)MX. Attorney nt lavrnnd
Public, AlVarado, Tcmih, will
the people til'
inuue a mngiu sine,
ap)civrlng as noon as hIiu
A Living- Question.
Tho AunQKth; publlshtd at JJallns,
lnuUcH t lilt rather novel banter;
The mayor of Kort Worth him a ic
BldcncecouIdeiablebugor than Solo
mon's temple or Noah's ark. if atiy
reader doubts tbiH, he will bu con
tlenmed lo tlgure up, or challenge us to
Now heie Is a lluo opening for a dis
pute equally a.sedifyingand important
as aome of tlio other discussions that
are wagid aPoiit things in the r.lble.
Will some one bo kind enough lo
tread on this IMilllsline'a coat-tail and
))tit hi m -to (ltrurint!? Wo don't care a
oolit how laigo Noali'tt ark or Solo
mon's totnple wore, but yearn to learn
HOiiiciblug about llio .size of tho Kort
NVorth hiayor'n house. That is a living
A (htine or lUiifT.
(Now Vorl; Time,
Tho Western Union Tolegmph Com
pauy ii lilug t)bluli'on a very poor
liaud. rhoHtrlko has crippled It. Of
tlio iUU or liioro operativoH lately in its
Hervleo in this city heven-elghtH have
left their dealt. Home of tho vacant
places have been tilled by summoning
to tho innlii oillo operators from tlio
Hiilnll ollkcrt outside Hho city, which
Mr. Ouuld htm discovered "do not
pay." A considerable number of ro
orullH have been obtulned from tlio
HuhoulB of telegraphy, from
among the onit:er,s of tho company,
and from various outside sources. Hut
these persons are bunglers. Of really
skillful and experienced operators tho
Western Union Company has not two
scoro in all its Now Yorkotltces. It has
broken down. It cannot do'.tho busl-
nrncilm In tlio courts of JolniKon and ndjoliv
InKtountles, lu t lie Stato Altpclut.t mid Su
orciim t'ourlH, All liie.lnesu eiiirustcil to Ills
i.nowlU receive l'tonipt and liillhlul atten
tion. Olllc up stalls over Cotter's dry noods
stole, iii.rili kld ot Miu.ire.
Lawyer; Notary I'ulillo and
O. CM. I
'j. 1 and Ai-eut, Illllhlimo, II11I county.
Icxns. I lie rlim ot McKImun A fall lias
1'Cen illssulvtsl,iiiid I reionin collector of all
cliilins liciclofore In the liaiuN of Knltl linn.
Will attend tunuciici.il collecting anil lnntl
Ijusliifss, Iliac special lucllltlcs lor collect
lMr claims In tills t-fctlt nor Ha- Htnte. Kefor
enccs Hill County Hank; Geo, V. .Sturtjlv,
H-iHkoi; lVrilll A Koi, . Stioud, .loliu 1).
nrrcn, HltUlioro Missouri 1'aclllc Uallwuy
Company anil.Ttfjcnw eutral Hallway Com
liunj". very repotIulty, H. O. Cidl, olllce
in Warrcn'i. J!iul(lln;j (up htalrs).
ifi i mmm e
Em House! Nm Furniture!
a Few Steps of tho Union Depot,
J. 1'. STEI'HEXS. Clerk. AVia. II. AIJHlinK, Iror.etor. "
Cr.NntAl. 1IOTKI,, rock liouf-o, KOUtUHido
or public MUturo, Alb.iny, 'Ic.Mii', H. V.
stlnKon, proprkuoi. Samplo room for com
uicielal liuvulun, Kieu liack from (le lot
bciN, airy rooms, a Kood llro-proof safe,
sample and v. rll-ni ranged bath looms,
ni.i:iiuicxi: ilOUHK, Cleliurnc, UVas. v.
j II. Urown, 1'ioprlotoi. Good accommo
datlons; reiKoiublo rates, Commodlom:
sample, rooms for commercial men.
"tr.NTHAl. IK) rut, llrenlinm, Tosas,
j (Oiumiuers' Homo,) Mrs. Ij. IHcuinl.aoh,
l'roprletre-isi. lleht and lni;e.t liotel In the
city, larxe and nlry rooms; ilrst-clasa npcoin
modittloux. I,-XCHANOi: UOTKIf-SDUTH SlIlKI'lJIl
lii lie Miuine, l yards from llauaa't.
.Sprint;, l,nmi ass, Tr.a, Harrow .V Co. pro
pilctorn. Woll-TcntllafHl rooms, airy dlnuii;
loom. and tublo supplied with tho bent of
GAUUUIT HOUSK, Cameron, Texas, sr.
(.iirrett, Proprietor. Ilouso new and well
rurnlKlied; noitiieast corner of tho Hnu.ire.
'l.ilile to iMiiap.ire Ylth the best hotels In tho
Mntn. HnlcH irasonablr. Mint aecehlblo to
tun buftlniM portion of tho town.
l liOIIKdOll HOU.slC-MAlN bTHKlCT,
iU,McrcKor,TuMs, by Mr. I). J. lnhand
I'rof. C. Heard; tho diummors' home; tablo
supplied with all the dcllcaclen ot tlioi.ctu.oii,
O Al't'S IIOTFI,. Uenlsoa, Texan, locaTi'd
IV In central portion ortlio city. Kbtit-clasii
nccommodutloiis. Popular retort ofcouimor.
" AllTKSIAX KATUM.
nun: lir-sT hathino watih in uii:
White Mdnhur. mueln anil kiii.
-r... ... .. .i. .-..j- -. - ..; ... ...,,
nam hi innr ru kuuosn
ner milliner s.ofi m
rnla water. Xort wcitcuraer public (.quart,
OUUIIUJ .X. (IllJ IIUII.1'1
DUKHS-MAICINO ANIi PIAIN HKWINO
by MUs Llrilo Wanl. lat First street,
third door west of coloied XctliodUt church.
fJcntlentcn'H pants mndu to order.
OA I NKS VI Ll 13 1 IAO 1CI AN K
r KK a AiiNirrr havk puton a n.iv
J lino botneon Wliiteoborn nndQulnvivllle.
I ho hack leaven Whltesboro nt U a.m., lnune
dlatoly alter tho arrival of the cant-bound
loxuraud Pnclllo train, mm leaven nnlnes
yllle at 2 p.m., in time to connect at Whltes
boro with tbu (oulh-bound train, Karo each
way, II 15,
o. ai "ij'.jjjcajsxj
Booksellers and Stationer
CBOQUET, BASE BALLS AOT ft ATS,
a fall lino of
OPFICB STATIONERY,l'ICTTJaE HUMES, ALBTO1
AND SJIAXJ. fllUSICAJ, IN3l'KUti:xi).
No. 10 Ilnuslon Sttcct - '
" Port Worth
U. S. MAIL and HACK
To and From Weatherford,
Graham and Jacksboro.
-Run Bvory Day Except Sunday t
AXliAH EI. Proprietor
NATIONAL BANK I
OF FORT WORTH. TK.US.
CAPITAL PAID UP $125,000,
FOREIGN EXCHANGE SOLD.
W. J. BOAZ,
South dldu of Square
Henrietta Texas. .
1 lilt hotel has boon furnished recently wlt.j
new furniture, and cM-rythlni: arranged in
Mrst-class Mylo. No pains will bo spared to
inulto Bucbtt comfortulo. ltreo hample
HKjin for commercial men. Tablo always
A.C. 8WIN1WKX, Proiirletor
DODD & CO..
I II UUM VUM UiMUUiUj
No. U Houston titrMt,
FOUT WOllTH, TfiXAO
GAS LIGHT CO.
DEAI.KRH IX AM. KINDS OF
Gits, Steam & Water Pipes,
VALVES AND FITTINGS
ortyJlir,rnt style, 0 (3aa CooklnsBtove..
Steam Brais &oc8s tf All Kinds.
Lamps, Clmnriollora and riexlblo Hose.
Patent Frictlonless Check Vnlvo nthnn-a
FireBriok, Tilo, Fire Olay for Sale.
HKCIC & BAKEK,
CONTRACTOR aufl BUILDER
FORT WORTH, TEXAS.
Will after AuRust 1st chatiKo his locution of
OLD SA1NT LOUIS,
On Main street, Fort Worth.
CAbEY 4- SWAM
Importers and Wholcsaln iwi- In
82 Emw iAm
Pox't WwiaL, Toscas. x
AgeD.s for St, Louis and Milwaukee Bottle!
CAIT. J, SI. ADAMS,
AV. J. nOAZ,
TUB FORT "WOltTII
k Live I
j. - ri
CAPITAL STOCK, $lOO.OOO.00j
Buy and Sell all kinds of Live Stock ou Commissionsi
iiavances on Consignment of same. .
RANCHES, FARMS AND CITY PROPERTY
Boucht and Sold. "
LOANS NEGOTIATED ON APPROVED SEGll
Ofllcooii Houston Street, opposite First NntiounlBal
CO! n CM urn . . . MnrTAf?LE
AH klnda onHMiroi 1 instrumoiilN , an lnK, elc. Kngravlng done In th W&jS
Atieutlou clven to Hopalrlus- Work and Goods WarrautS
sa Sgtlzx S-troot, Port "Vorttoi?
T-. - , J. W. JUDKINS. PROPRIETOR. 'K
Uoard by Day or Week Terms Bea
unanpplyof. honoo1) Pino oil linml.miil nr. rmv.redtodoal!ri
TTT 1 o Umt lino q
work Guaranteed to aive Satisfaction and Passtg
AU kinds of lT..JilHra W011K iVone on nbort nUI-3
FIFTH AND WtyS
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.?& $teriM?w!&1 MJ&rk; umi&li- WBBBHHHMrK
iTimflHl fl iTfi ffl i nfilrrifMi iTiii in iff TniffrT TrTrTimnlffrin Tfnt T Jr mt f naPBl TMHBBR i7mbVi irTWrWrnnrHgTr ( "
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