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THE GAZETTE: FORT WORTH, TEXAS, WEDNSPAY AUGUST 15.
A 1IO0M in Biur
lllntnrj'crf thollUe, VIclnnKtiitG mid I'liml
Suci'CKnof tlia l)ciil HiKfTrncln.
A reprcheiitntlvo of tills Iitlcr-l
met 1). M. Ulcj;, president i
Texas CoiiUm-itUd Transport
coniimtiy, nt tlio urnuu memo yester
day, when the following conversation
occurred upon '.ho subject of droned
bet ft ...
"lsyouj lino of transportation limui
"To what oxtent?"
"Wo arc transporting for the Texas
Continental Transportation Meat
company, which at present ships two
car lontld dally to Now Orlonnn. Vtoiu
May 11 to August 1, wo hnvo trans
ported for that company two and a
half million pound-. The Texas Con
tinental Meat company, of which A.
1 Hlgus, my brother, Is president, Is
anoicanlziition formed by Texan eat
tlomen for llio purpose ol slaughtering
cattle right down hi that country.
This company should be distinguished
tram the Texas Continental Transpor
tation company, which operates n per
ishable fast freight line formed to op
orate over tho Huntington pjstom of
ralhnnds. and handle all the dressed
beef product of the meat company."
Till': UVNNINO timj!
"How long a time is taken on tho
road between New Orleans and Vic
"1'ortv-eiglit hours is the regular
running time. Meat generally stands
on tho track one or two days befoiolt
Is removed into the cooling hotibo, and
Mimetfnies It Is lii'ihe cooling house
a week before It Is ."old as tho market
there is a little bit lluetuating. Some
times Mr. I'agan, general agent of the
meat company sells thiee or four car
loads and other duys hut one. So wo
keep him supplied all the time with
lour or live carloads of beef to enable
him to meet the demand."
"la there any dJllloulty In keeping
dressed beef In that warm climate?"
"Not tho slightest. Of couiso It
takes nioio Ice down In that country
to inn thecals than it does in the
3sToith, but so far as tho condition of
tho product Is concerned T never saw
liner dres-cd beef, and I have been
familiar with tho tiansportation from
"How long has this system of trans
porting dressed beef by refrigerator
"Nearly twenty years. The first
was by Hammond of Chicago, founder
of tho town of Hammond, southeast of
this city, who shipped his meats from
Detiolt and Chicago to Boston. A
little alturward a diessed beef compa
ny wis blurted In Denlion, Texas.
That was short-lived, for the reason
that thov didn't go at It light, didn't
build the right kind of a slaughter
house, nor tho fTioper cooling rooms,
didn't havo tlio proper facilities for
handling, and put hot beef in refriger
ating eats, and didn't carry it as it
ought to bo eai'rled.
Tho next dressed beef was shipped
from Colorado by .1. V Hill', of Den
ver, hack, say In 1670, Poweis &
Gudgeon, of the samu stale, -killed
cattle, hung them light up on the
prairie, sending them In box cars, and
consigning to parties on Jackson
street, their business belnatlts height
In 1875. Tu tho winter of 1S70 they
lost a great deal of beef for want of
retngurator cars, and tho following
year they shipped in tho Anderson
lino of cars. The business grew fast
and was becoming lueiative when the
livestock ring of Chicago and tho
railroads out rates on dressed beef so
high and on live stock so low that
they just rated it right out of tho mar
ket, and thu Kansas City and Colorado
dressed beef trade fell oil' and ceased.
The next year a house was started at
121 Maro by Lacoy & Coleman, two
cattle men. They shipped to Chicago,
to Jaekson street, ami John Nouf
blnger or Kansas City,, whipped to
Chicago and Philadelphia. There
worn iiNo several otiiur cattlo shippers
in Colorado, but of all Xonfcinger was,
the heavies'. Thu trade grew very
lnht. Then .Slavln and O'Jleime took
ll ','! ,? , JflVlsms Cityt aml shipped
to I'lilla lelphia. Tho u-llroadfc at last
rated them out.
burlier than thi John Swift". rr,m.
Is saved. Iti connection wltli ''
Texas Continental Company' slUKh
tcr house at Victoria there la an oleo
iinrcnrlhft company that takes the rat
nnd works It inlo.olfl there Is ft fertil
izing company which takes the horns
and hoofs, blood, and everything that
can bo worked into fertilizer; there- is
sausage company that takes all thu
rough meat, trimmings, and tiuiUcs It
all into saucage; there Is a hide com
pany that takes the hides right oil' tlio
beds and cures them right there". Tills
ollal produces on the average more
than any butcher in Chicago gets out
of the ollal, hide and tallow of the bul
locks killed here. So that shows that
these critics are too "oll'iilly oil'."
now Tin: kaii.hoad.s aim: INTl'll-
"How are tlio Texas railroads inter
ested in tills business ?"
"All the beef Is pulled over what Is
called the .Sunset route the Hunting
ton-Pierce system. They aro carrying
over '100,1)00 pounds of diessed mint a
day, which is equal to nearly 100
head of cattle, bringing them at
tho rato of two cents a ton a mile
against before our slaughter-house
"How Is that?"
"Prior to tho stoiting of this
slaughter-ho'isc In tho country of
Texas, somecattle of that section came
up to Kosenberg. and so north via
Fort Worth to Chicago, but the great
majority were taken to Judinnom ny
the Morgan line, and wrried by steam
r to Morgan City, add thence b. rail
to Now Orleans, giving that railroad
1 1) miUs of hauling, but now the Sun
set gets UK) miles. This Is the benefit."
"Do you fear that the dressed beef
system in Texas will be destroyed by
railroad discriminating In favor of live
"No, .sir. lustead of that it will
PROTECTION AGAINST DISCRIMINA
TION. "What protection have you against
"First, the Intel ests to tlio railroads,
as,above slated, and second, growers
of cattle, and men wuo are interested
iu this slaughter-house. The losses
have been so gi eat In shrinkage, llue
tuating markets, and by damage done
in trans t that it became a question
with groweis of that state whether
they could continue to laise cattle, or
must stop it, and they saw no way out
until this dre&sed beef business was
started down therein thatstate. They
considered itn God send, and as stated
some of tho chief glowers are inter
eited in it. Every stock man in Texas
who is notiimself a live stock com
mission man wants to bee it grow to
a still gie'iter business. Those
who are In the live stock and com
mission business are going to get out
of it, and go into tho dressed beef busi
ness, in tins connection I may sav
that the boss cveiieis, Noise Diitchef,
Eastman, Sam Allerton, Nelse Morris,
and the whole eveners' ring wauteii
to go into the dressed -beef business
over the Vanderbilt system a year ago,
with the broken-down National Stock
Vaids of East St. Louis aud use the
St. Louis Canning Coupany's house to
kill their beef, and blurt' Swift and
Hammond out of New Enaiid. After
a few weeks oxpeiienco with the man
agery refiigerator lino (all kinds of
cars), and having to to turn over their
beef for Swift and Hammond's agents
to sell in New England, the bluilers
were-blurted. Vatuleibllt, Dutcher,
Eastman, and associates went out of
the drcsed-beef business and fell back
on their fiiend, Mr. Pink, to make
them happy ; and ho (Fink) is wait
ing for tho Erie, Grand Trunk, and
Jlallimore and Ohio to do so."
m ... .t--
Tlio Amerlrflu Kaahl Compromise.
Tlio long-doferred terms or the com
promise between the llrotherhood aud
tlio American ltnpld company wero
made publlo yesterday in an order
issued by Gen. I. A. Sherman, of tlio
American Itapld, directing tho follow
ing Increase of pay and moderation of
hours, to dato from July 20:
1. An advance of 7 per cent, in sala
ries of managers and operators above
tlio several amounts agreed in each
case, July 1, 1S-S3. These salaries shall,
for operators In llwt-olassotllces, bo
based on a day of eight bouts for day
work and boveti for night work, time
for meals to be excluded. JJoth sexes
to receive equal pay Ar equal work.
2. Managers, will regulate the hours
of labor in their olllces upon the above
8. Extra service shall bo based upon
the number onlays in tho month,
4. The thatclnss olllces., mentioned
in this older arc main oillceTTTn lies
ton, Providence. Hartford, New Ha
ven, New York, Albany, Buffalo,
Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washing
ton, Ilarrisburg, Pittsburg, Cleveland,
Oil City and Bradford.
"). Sunday work is to bo computed as
follows: In all olllces keeping open
only two hours no extra time is to be
allowed. Those olllces keeping open
longer will receive extia pay, comput
ing for day and night as belore.
(i. The meaning of daysorvlcein this
order shall be for the bonis between 0
a. in. and (1 p. m. For night service,
the remainder of the time.
7. Tlio regular pay of each lineman
will be given front this oillce. Line
men out on Sunday are entitled to
extra pay at the rate of eight hours
Managers upon receiving this notice
will compute the additional duo in
July, and make requisition , for funds
accordingly, returning receipts In the
iiieneed business via the Gland Trunk
xurougu ins contract with this road
be was nblo to hold his own, and drive
out tho live stock from Now England,
mid intioduce dressed beef. In &;()
Miller, Aimnur & Osgood, of Chicago,
commenced sh pylng diessed beef to
Philai elphla via the Lake Shore &
Lehigh Valley road, but wero forced
out by tho arbitrary uiilrond rates alter
..-.V, w um luc" '""y hitioduced.
"What Is tho history of Swilt'a con
tract?" JVnV1'" ,-" Grand Trunk came
to Chicago tho eVener's ring used to
oven up cattlo from this city, as tho
PHNW was. Thov nortloiiPiV ..f ,
"""'.' UlU ITUI1IC IUK'8
iiumuui to tho rii.uwl
l larger por-
. Mini i iiniu1 ii
rjlu.wl r1,.....l. mi.
fiH,.ui.,...i " ""'" "."" -no
......., -Jimivueiiiauueil a
I Inn mil ..f -i.i ....
i.i..v. .f...'i :""."" evener'H
isufif.., . i Kve ihem this. Mr.
inillK, and told them tlmf. if i
xvuu (i kivq ii iu ft time contiaot, tho
rate being sixty per cent, hlglier ban
on live stock,, ho would ftirnlsli "o
much dressed beef for" the No Eng
hind trade. Tho Grand Tiunk ul
"Was It for a term ofyeai-sV"
" cm, II voycard I hellove. Mr. Swift
commenced work, nnd my biotherand
1 being connected with the Ander.,011
lino, carried lits first beef to Boston,
r. '),l(,rid mado a contiaot with
theIiuniennan lefrigorator cars, and
also used ills own cars in hli business
wnen wore usLd right along becauso
ho had the rlilhoad behind hlmto pio
tect him, and n didn't make any dif
ference how mad tho live-stock men
veie. Mr. Swift did what lie has al
vaya done run out live-stock men
wheiover put on a fair footing and on
tho mune basis. J piesuino Mr. Swllt
to-day 3 shipping 1,400 dressed cattlo
per day to Eastern points."
nn,nl;l1,fJllftl,u,,a iby ,,vtock dealers
n u 0l,.0w th,l;yu an't kill cattlo
, teU,B. wlro nilseU, becauso
worth?" fi 1,r,CCH ,h" oUUl l8
.iV.'t.h."!: h -M .ilmply becauso they
-...1 1. iwi.Mv iiiiytning iinout t. Tho
Victoria houpo Is selling oflul for mora
inoney than Clilcago is getting. T " 0
snot a single thing cmnected wHh
beeves, from the tlmo the bullock Is
knocked down to tlio time tho beef s
killodandlaputinthe ear, but what
Go- ei'iior's of Jra?sucllllsetts.
Prom tlio llostou TmcIlor.
Massachusetts has had but few Dem
ocratic governors, and sho has never
manitented lunch desire to keep or en
doise those she bail. Her first Demo
cratic governor. James Sullivan, was
chosen in ISO" and le-elected in 1.S0S.
Dying in 1S0S, lie had no opportunity
to tiy for a thiid term. Elbridge
Gerry was a Democrat, and he
was oho&on Rovernor Iu isiO.
and re-elected in 18U; but 111 1S12
he was bowled down by a Vast major
ity. , The fact that ho was one of the
slgneidOf the Declaration of Tndenen
deuce holoe'ljilm to his electionand
' iiiaii-uiecuoi;, urn, 11 could not se
cuio liiina fhiid ft'jrm In lhl". Wil
liam Eustis, a Democi'tt of lilirh iriadn
was uovcrnnh . in m-i 1...1
he died iu ofllce. Marcus
?:. i waJ t'bosen governor in
Ihi) by one nu.joiity, an( limi
w, ! 7 "''"S011 miltentionallv.anU
by mistake being cast by a still' Whig.
At the election oflbso lio was defeated
by a largo majority. Hq was chosen
, - -"--. ir. jjoiitweu was
made governor in Inland 1&32 by tho
"6""""1' e nigs then legalned
power, but were rotitwl by the Know"
rnrilT ln ,l '"" Govomor
Oaidiier was Iu oillce three
years In succession. Mr. Banks
was governor in ls, and ho was
twice re-elected. H l..ii n,n i.,..V.i.
until Mr. Ciaston wasclo.-en governor
but who was not icelected. 'Iie Be'
tu ul p;,11,!''1 1( l'Vorniul kept
it until Gen. Butler was diosen. ami
who i? now in ollice, and who Is ex-
peeted to bo u eandlduto for re-election
Our political history sho"3 that a
number of Demociats lave bee
H.'nf.fi0 th. SUbornntorlal omw, Uit
that, awing to various cuues, very few
ot thorn were re-elected. Wo are to
eco lect that the character or onm?
ulatiou has changed gieatly In tlio
cpurwi of the last sixty years an' 1th it
that favors the Deinoits mi ho l
ji.u.iwma aiioiiiu near In mm 4li
A Soiiuianiliiilist's A ih cut are.
A rather remaikable Instance of
soninambulismis relnlcd by Conductor
Minor, of the Indianapolis &,
St. Louis road. Lust Thursday
night a party fiom Texas, consisting
of father, mother and four children,
took passage with him at St. Louis,
bound for this city. A shoit dis
tance the other side of Pana, 111., one
of tho childt en walked out on the rear
piaiiorm wnne asleep, the other occu
imnts of thecar paying no attention to
its movements. The train, according
to Conductor Minor's statement, was
running at the rate of forty miles an
hour, and when his attention was
called to the fact that the child
had gone out on the platform, ho in
stituted search and found it missing.
Tlio narents were frantic when noti
fied of the child's disappearance,
and at Pana a party cf section hands
weie sent back on a handcar to
search for traces of the missing child.
About three miles from the city they
found the little one lying besido the
track aud picked it u? for U"iui. but
upon being spoken to ai.d jostled a
little it awoke, and the discovery was
made that It had been asleep all the
time and was entirely unconscious
of what had happened. The
youngster was not even badlv bruised.
jmd was returned to its parents in good
oruer. vonuucior rat nor is positive
that tlio train was going at the rate of
forty miles an hour when the sleeping
child fell oil", and Its escape is almost
The Lomk.u Salvation Army is
$100,000 Out of pocket.
John Kelly predicts a united Den
racy in w York til iss-J anu issi.
We must move by Seplember 1st.
Wo are getting desperate. The rem
nant of our spring and summer stock
must bo disposed of between now and
moving time. Bargains are as plenti
ful now as birds aro iu spring. Call
and seo what our removal sale
amounts to. You all khOW what we
carry. Wa.siikii & Atkiu.sT,
CS Houston street.
' H. N. CONNER &
Booksellers arid sjj
rmnnTrmn ntcv tatt .JT
vAwigu-u-M An.Kxi Mjyjaun Afljl Bilk
a full lino of ABj
OFFICE STATIONERY, PICTURE FR
AND 8JIAI.I. MUSICAX. INSTRUMej,,- '
No 10 Houston Sttcot,
IST0S. 1G AND 18 HOUSTON STREl
T'ORT woKTU, :::::.
O YOL WANT TO SEr.L ANYTHINa ?
OU WANT TO 11 U Y ANYTHING ?
OU WANT A SITUATION ?
jO YOU WANT HELP OF ANY KIND J
AFTHU A qUAUTUR OP ,V ONTIJHY,
r-oo Thin SuriUml i'flblli Mill J,0nj- JZu-
New York .Sun.l
ttt fashionable summer hotel neav
this city for several weeks an elderly
couple attracted much attention. The
husband is tall and line-looking, and
his abundant hair and beard
aro beginning to be tinged
with gray: The wife is a
dainty littlo lady, -with premn
tiiiely white hair, the contiasts ail-
miraoiy with .'er Uenr rosy complex
ion. irilQliniwl ,i,i .:!?,; ... i.j I
ltd-.. ,"",'"' "''u i'.'O lllliie'l Ol j
ii, ".' " uyy "re uiu 01 llio mid sn r t.
Their devotion to each other h a oleas
Ing spectacle. They stiay itltoyt to
dark corneis of the porch, or fiM'Jse
cluilcd seats iu tho grounds, and bold
converse, apparently witli the zest oV
m,, 'H,!"3!0 of their lives Is roman
tic. Tho husband u-lm a nn. ., .,...,
perous biislncac man mm, Miiu i.n,."
ysasuitorforthelady's liana more
than a quarler ot a century ago. But
ha parents objected became he was
yoiti.g and poor. The loven partet,
mid the lady married suitor chosen
by her parents. Yeai.-, afterward the
yoimg man married. 'Vo
neither marriage were children loni.
miur UL'UriV LWO ir.V.IVn v,m.,f
ried life the lady bbcameS widow A
year ago tho other whilom love beeanm
Last winter tho widower and widow
met accidentally in tills city,
The old lovo was lekindled, and
a mouth ago they wero nurrie
OU WANT' UOAUDKllS ?"
OU WANT BOARDING ?
(John Hofl'mnii, Proprietor,) Q4- lIountm. al
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Saloon aafl Restaurant onmeEuro
FINE FURNISHED ROO0IS UP STAIRS;
Tlio 1nl.1n ...Ml t,n .,,. .,.,1I. I ...n. ,., 1 . ..
..U .u ..... UUm,..uu mm '"""i-'-i mo market ftirmi..!
At tho imr cim bo lmtl tho aaWj
finest; wines, liquoes, beer'.
upen JLay nnta.
CAJSEY 4- SWASj
Importers and "Wholesnlo I)aa!i n
LIQUORS AND CICj
Agen.s for St, Louis and Milwaukee JJtti
CAPT. J. if. ADAMS,
AY. 3. BOAZ,
THE FOKT WORTH
aw h Ik Stoc
CAPITAL STOCK, $100,Oo6'.6oJ
iiuy ana bell all kinds of Live Stock on Commission
.advances on Uonsignment of same, i
RANCHES, FARMS AND CITY PROPER!
Bought and Sold.
J-iU.flLlNe JNHiLrUTlATlUD ON APPROVED SE
Oilice on Houston Street, opposite First NntionalB
New House ! New JPui-niturell
Within a Few Steps of the Union Depot
Fort AToartii; rpe:x
J. F. STEFI1EXS, Clerk. IVm. 11. ALDRIBQE, ProrleU
JjGZ'oli ft.V3fT ANY?ISV
I-J Flhk ant wfik )k Vstfaxb
COLD, SILVER AND STEEL SPMTM!
til l-t -..!. r.fU.ir.l...l T... n o.l. -- T.trMitrr ilAno In tfcb
Attention irlven to Ueniilrluir. Work and Goods WtftttJ
SJ3 3MIa,3a t3?oo- Fort "V7"ortM
J. W. JODKINS. PROPRIETOR.
Board by .Day or Week--7Terms
AKRON SE WEB B
0enr lVlido on Aiuci'lonu (Jlrls.
...in I " uxinionilnmy imturo
vill bo iciiHliwJ in n few AvcekH to
brhiB about tholr ivstomtlon. Tint
viciory can Do win iu
1...4 I. ": , "' ". "VJUUM "HIllHl,
uv ii imisfc do louRiit or, and tlioro
must bo Aviso lcwllng of their force
"How ahull 1 havo my bonnot trim
nm, asked .Maria, o that It will
nrqo with my complexion V" "It
you want it to mutch your face lmv
It Plain," replied tho gful I Tlnrrlet?
,w..,,.V"hlb,U!?nLs.U of Ohio havo
i'"' ivauiuiioii 10 observe tho sec
ond 1 iicsilay m each month as a day
r l Y .? """ l,n-Y" tll alter,
fall election. v
from his Itccont T.octmo.
Ulie American Klrl hs-tho prettiest
! I8,! m J1 th wo--, , Sho seemed to
boa Ittio oasis of picturesqno umeal
onahloneM in tho 'desert of Zl
SiOllhO. There WHS nn nnm.k. ..
women could tVnvel
lll0lica. Ill doiliL- !n uKn ...n ,.f
poied to thosllRlitest insult ornnuov
aneo. There, also, the inlellectual Afo
ot ft woman8 uaturo wiih fully p.
preciated,-and no country hadever
oilcitHlwoimui such a careorns Amii-
ca; and In no (.ountry had tho career
ultv and nrlv pin. iTivnn m.... ''...
distinct types. In the 2?orth the irls
wero bright and clover, with worn or-
fully beautiful eyes and lovely ft
carelessly;S,irltuello. and in many e ab.4
miiii in. ri ii. S2..i. . . "V L"P
:" -. uwiiiii mev wnM
JJavk you x.oVt AXnuaf
J.VV8 YOU FOUND AXYTJUXG?"
nrT TZTjo -trTa-'7K:7dr-1iai '
ull supply of. lie ftoovy lipo on imiiU, and aro prepared to doM
thnt. 1 Inn
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Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction and W
All kinds of PLUiiniNO WOllK done on fihorl ino'!
FIFTH AN1 ,
NATIONAL BANK !
FOIIT WORTH. TEXAS.
L PAID UP $125,000.
lailirillll. millill lllnin linn., lift. 1
diessed oxticiuelv wnli. irJ!,
inllllnory as tho stiuulunl.
vmi l.IIkv.i t.n. n .
ji uuiiutuii Linn, run m oki n
ww.mi,Ie fabri0 lh0 mora atint
w. J. BOAZ,
,,i,: . .i n.r ""? i,lclu'( t lis
ticket. Ho will bo 1 eutonant cov
entor or Hothlng. os
Union 'Plmlr...inni c., 1
u- Vn tsi;i oeimuarv;
?i,jo,o(H) which is tin inereato nf
"early $1,000,000 In ten years.
s'fc?.!. FI?.(Ja'8 " 1'ouso in
cost about iW.OOO.'i-l
H, 0. EDBINQT0N
Sonxti Side or ;
Gas, Steam &W
RtRam Brass Bl
-- Hofco lor Bal.Vrf
15ftli 10C S ZM
tnit nlo. T13 "
make Kiu?siV0;n? I'8'"" will
Well 8Ui.nlieTmorcJa- "-'". Tu.
... ... ' . . i m'1
.ecre ea iu ' Fire JJnoK, xm
tee i mpu
uudd Sc CO..
', Wines oj liiflj
,No. U Hoastoa fltroct,
FOKT WORTH. Tir-r.o
In coiumM crt,i:T'nrn.i-i. f,??'rnifT0iirB-nrff-vi.o..e). .... .
of liouijtoii anil n.Kolliillonsrorlhu ooui)iIetoniiiiu.'n Tlio lluesl lot of pllwrwaro overof
ok out for tlio lion nf Ilowiln uutl lloajpovinla ly fertd for.Mlo Jn tlio citv nt llownrit
maro parties without extra charge.
,, ,,..? Jf, (J. K00K8.
August 1, 18S3.
'II KlurtTofkeyMajoJIttc.l m,, ool& I SiilUef Sor'rtS mTiS'K ll ,A,,Uo
to .allt'd Ht All(Krni?4 Giln Sir... C1nuBp.lVn..J i "W"".
lull Ol Ilsli.
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t t-it ,.j txmwKii
itn i iniivnr iti iv Jin" .fi
lrivlng iiiut ou,T roui.a irlp't'cki-W.JHI!""