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turos ot c.
head ot 6vi
west r jw&
Thev were raised on t
mid driven to Washington
tv to finthe corn necctsarv
put thput into conditio!.' .to JJ
ct.mvrtted into jrood, fat bacon.
"y9l, our farmers have the corn,
and many ot them will need the
yljacon. The time is not far dis-.-
tflnt, however, when our people
will raise nil the porkers neces
sary lor the uncon needed for
District Comer, Judge- Tur
ner 'presiding, has been dispos
injt of the civil docket with
great celerity this 'week. The
e ime docket will be eontinnc.l
next wojk, wlien cases, requir
ing the intervention of a jury,
will b2 submitted to the dolib
eratioiis of this neaessarj "body
in'the adjudication of litigated
questions involving matters of
fast, Monday week the criin
iiril dockit will b3 taken up,
when those who have been
quietly hibernating in tlu coun
ts fail will ba brjir'ht out for
tho ' inhalation of trfr-h air.
Some of thein are no doubt des
tined to strengthen Ward,
Dewey & Co.'s brig-idc, which
is already "largo" in' numbers, il
YLSTintDr, hrisincs in the"
city appeared very active. The
day, was" beautiful and lair.
Parmero are supplying them
selves with plantation imple
ments. .Speaking of these reminds us
that 1 W. Schuercnberg has
il splendid lot of plows of every
description of his. own make.
He neglects none of the late
improvements in his implements
tor the tamr. Planters are be
ginning to learn that it is better
to patronize home blacksmith,
whose work being warranted,
they know on whom to go lor
recourse, if the tools do not
come. up to what they are rep
resented to be, ratlier than to
buy from parties abroad, wIigsj
warranty is not worth a leather
button. 'Mr. Schuerenlwrg, we
are lad to observe, is receiving
wh it he merit-5, ' a -liberal pat
ronae from the fannius coin-
inanity contiguous ttf Breuh.im.
From SuuUayV Dailv.
"" TIIE PISTOL.
enooTCTO of andew pakeee by
j. n. HOLT.
, About 3 o'clock yesterday
evening-a diflie'ilty occurred
between Mr. James IL Holt
iwd Andrew Parker, in which
the latter was shot through the
body; the balLrangihg down
ward and passing through the
kidney. Parker's wound is
thought to be mortal.
We were unable to learn any
particulars of Air. Adolphe Tes
tard, jtvlio witnessed the shoot
ing, lurther than that the shoot
ing was fustifiable.
Rev. Dn. Rovaix, President
of Baylor Female Co'legc, will
preach at the Baptist church
NoimiER. A mild norther
was blowing yesterday morning,
but by noon the sun was shin
ing out in all its splendor, ren
dering the day very plcasaut.
Coxfiejied. S. A. Hack
worth, late Chief Justice of the
Police Court ot our county, has
been confirmed by the U. S.
Senate, as post master at this
place. Tho ofiicC has within a
day two been removed from the
front to the rear of the Schlott
Fresh Otstees received every
day, at the Poenix Resturant.
and served up in elegant style,
' by Mr. Kamien. We have test
ed them, and therefore know
whereof we .speak. Kamien
knows how to serve up oysters
or for that matter unvthintr
are several imp
be taken up fo-iul
The presiding Jir
L. "W. Jloorc, without
decent haste, expedites bnsil
by the promptness of his decis
ions, and firmness of his rulings.,
From Tuesdaj'a Dally.
Persoval. Onr old " friendr
General J. 11. Robertson, for-
merly of this county, now of St,
"Louis, ) lid us a visit yc-terday
He was laoking hale and he-irty,
(and says there is any onantity
of good laboring men in 'Sir
LouU and Western States wiiol
would like to come to Texas;
provided they could get good
land at reasonable figures.
Tub Pooa. At a regular
meeting of the A. O. S.- -JL-H
held at the lodge roam Saturda
eveniug last, an additional ap
propriation of twenty-ji vc'dolj
fl.irjfor charitable purposes was
uvwle for the benefit ot the poor
of pur town, who are in actual'
.want. A committee of four
consisting ot Messrs. C. T. Rott,
Gco.Seward. John Gee and?.'
Gvaukin were appointed to
distribute tho funds.
Tbisiiakes jS-15 that hasbeqn
appropriated by this order for
charitySftvithin the pasi two
weelSp'licy prove their faith
AriclrevrP.irker, whp was shot
by'Jlt, in a difficulty in
tbis'cirylfon Saturday pveiiin
la;t, didaWghis wound at- sun-
Himtther? Mr. Milton Pari
kcr, avroryjestiinable gentleman
or BrvaiRras with bin) some'
two lUmreYbjfore his death ; and
it is Mauulrew made a full
statemjntc?hiin of the partic
ulars whichpeito tho, nntortu
uatetjiflicultj,, the naturo ot
wh iclilid fubt lcsirn.
Thc.frieiidsyf both parties in
tl ia ci HE2 vcr3 luVLdi the
The weather for the past thicc
weeks has-been mther cool and
chilly dariug the forenoon, and
when there is no active demand
for the dray, the drivers amuse
themselves by getting on tho
sunny side of houses and pro
ceeding to discuss the political
situation the cause ot hard
times etc. So deeply absorbed
in tire'all important subject are
some of our draymen that they
frequently forget to hitch their
horses, but leave them standing.
Yesterday morning three horses,
attached to drays, feeling a lit
tle chilly standing in tho wind
concluded to "warm up" a lit
tle, and immediately improvis
ed a firat class stampede, pi
which dray wheels rolled lively;
horses tumbled upon their
backs; two drays collided smash
ing things generally and injur
ing one horao seriously. No
boJy hurt, except the horses.
These festive drivers will
likely have to answer before his
honor, tho mayor, to-morrow
morning, aud be, made to waits
to tho tunc of about ten dollars
and trimmings. Good enough 1
From Wednesday's Uaitj-. . , f
Tiieke is not u vacant resi
dence to be found in the city.
IlEAL-ni. The health of the
city is very good, but little sick
ness ol any consequence.
Tin: Ball given by A. O. S.
M.'s Monday night was well at
tended and finely enjoyed.'
From TUursUay's Dai
veston" yostc-day. He will
his new paper, the Galvestofiion,
under headway by riexfTburs
3ay' morning. l
Re obligated. Qnitea'tinnf
berof our 'youn- folk who
Council before "the holidays set
in,liave ono back, re-obligated i
I EABonEKsS -Gobtl" . relilible
farm hands- nro demand in this
county. We have an .overr
stock of worthless hands, who
are decidedjy averseto 'A la-j
bor. ? . r
Judge Tcrxitk has proven
himself an' excellent "and eco
nomical Judge, discharging bus
iness readily and without any of
the unnecessary delays hereto
believe, have j generally iven
entire. satjsfeconj , ...
.Ge9BGE Iv Bckke, who had
brought, suit acainst the Cen
tral Railroad tor damages sus
taine I in the loss of an arm by
beiilgtfirwvh "uncle? aTpasseu-"
ger train,' recovered a judgment
iu tJipiDisrict GomVyestarday
work on two ot Mr. Dwyer s
new' "buildings on S Charle
street varo complete, while the
foundation of another now brick
at the corner ot St. Charles 'and
Tbe.myv two-story brik of
Werner & B"0., corner Quit
man and Korth' stitjcts "is ap
proaching'complction. ' - '- -
From Friday' Diily.
DisfmcT ConuT. The. crimin
al doeket of the present term of
our District Court will bo taken
uppjipxt Monday.t parties on
bail should bear this in niintl.
rMAKEren, in JJrcnhani, at 4
6'cloelc r. m., Jan. 1 Hi, lS7r,;by
Rev. rather J osepli Mosiciwitz.
Dr.'D.' 0. Williams; of ifreV-
ham,Tcxas and tMm J.nuic
Olivia Jones, ot St. LImo, Ala
n. E. Xo'ckett's is tho plar.e
where jpui.canfiud dry gotnls
in endless variety accompanied
with prices to suit Hie times,
nis' large corps "of clerks and
salesmen are so polite and at
tentive ,to customers, that it is
not .surprising his trade is so
good, and fstill on thq increase.
Among his clerks we notice that
ly on post.
The scenery on the road from
Travis to the" cify is certainly
picturesque, aud some of the
views are really grand. Jefler
son said it was wcuth a'trip
across the Atlantic to view -the
natural bridgoacross the Potom
ac at Harper's -ferry Vr,If.this is
truc,and-doubiles8- ifc-is, our
young gallants"androsy cheeked
belles, can enjoy many poetic
scenes during their afternoon
drives, by going over a portion
of the road named. The view
from the apex of the hill-, near
the residence of Col. J. D. Gid-ding-
is a-j enchanting aE a.
of the bacrl
Mr. Parker rose
as tfolteipafsed and
Holt-1 understood -you hui
I had treated you badly. Ur.
Holt sa-d" yes you have, and I
demand au apology of yon. Mr.
Parker had a stick in his hand
and stijb'dMn if strikingattitnde ;
Parl&S advanced clooo to Holt
with stick-still in striking atti
tude ; Holt struck Parker acres
the face with his left baud knock
ing Parker fagainst the.ttove;
Mr. ifolt threw hiVright baud
on hipiiCartd said Parker don't
yon attempt to draw or Til
shoot yVn. Parker said I can't
draw, yoiHiffV got tho-drop on
Mr. Holt Eaid, Mr. Parker,
von owe me an anolosrv and
5on Should make" it f 'Mr! Parker"
then stepped bacK towams tne
safe and said, Mr. Holt, by God,
I am;a'goqJ a?fnan' ik yop.or
any-one else, holding stick in
right hand, aud throw the other
behind hisn under, his talma; I
stepped back of the ice box and
Mr. lib-It red with a "pistol;; I
think the" pistol Holt had was
a six! shooter. ITr. Parker then
threw up his right foot as thoupb
struck by k b-ill; Holt then fir
ed two other shots- with the
same pistol. While the last
two shots were fired I could not
see Parker, as I had stepped
back .of 'the ice box; I saw a
wound on Parker 3 or 4 min
utes after the shots were fired
Parker was then lying on his
back., Dr." Ross aud others were
with liinijil think Dr. Ross was
examining, the yonnds; the
wound I saw was near but be
low the Etoinrch; I think
this ijftll, jthat occurred
at the time ot the" dif
ficulty' ' This was done in
Washington county, State of
Tevis. 1 Adoltiie Testaud.
r.'IDEXCK or j. it. noss, si. D.
Dr. J. M. Ross, being .duly
sworn, says : I am a practicing
physician ; I know Andrew Par.
ken j I was called to see him by
Mr. .ddolpiie lestard on last
Saturday. January 6th, 1877 ; I
louhd Parker lying in thn back
part-of Hirshberg's saloon ; he
was ranch prostrated fiom a
gunshot 'wound ; the ball enter
ing in the lower portion of the
epigastric rezion, one inch to
the lelbrthe median line, pass
im downward-, and backwards
and out near the spine, opposite
the junction of the dorsal aud
Parker is dead; he died a lit
tle after six o'clock the follow
ing morning ; he died from the
effects ot his wound ;.he died in
Washington couutv, Stale of
Texas. J. II. Ross. M. D.
The States Attorney decided
that the prisoner was entitled to
cail, but required a good bond.
The Court having given the
caso'apnticnt hearing, including
argument of counsel concerning
amount of bail as well as the
evidence, fixed the amoHiit of
houd at SoOOl), which was read
ily given, Hie following named
nentlemon becoming the securi
ties :, .Messrs. J. B. Lockridge,
C. C. Hemming, Alex. Bimon
and II. II. Daily.
The IkmkI is as, good , as was
ever given in this comity eith
er of the gentlemen being worth
the money, independent ot all
iiii'iinibr.iiicON. The b'nid is
! Iiaivv ennuuH. (hough lot in the
lcat oppi cache.
whom arc stroi
Last Friday night's
tiain is supposed to have beejv
robbed at the tank below town.
Saturday morning Mr. Liver
eoon found a box of goods and
other trinkets. A wagon had
evidently been driven close to
the track to receive the spoils,
as the wagon tracks were plainly
visible. There has been no
complain? from 'the company
concerning the matter as -yet.
Austin CoDBty lias.
JUDGE L. W. MOORE.
This gentleman, now presi
ding in the District Court of
Austin county, gives universal
satisfaction. - This.is not surpri
sing. On tho bench he com
mands that respect, and forces
that decorum, which should ev
er attend the administration of
justice. His decisions are
prompt and inflexible. In the
social circle, -he -is -one of the
most genial, companionable gen
tlemen wo ever inef.
The good people of Bellville
have had the excellent sense to
retain Professor Sanders for the
present -year, iusnriqs him a
handsome salary, notwithstand
ing th'e proverbial "hardness of
the times. Hr. Sanders is a
talentcdyoung gentleman, who
has adopted the honorable voca
tion of teaching; and lib morals
aud scholarship, - abundantly
Qualify Unm1- (or discharging
properly tlio, .'responsible trust
lie has assumed.
PEOrESSORSTRAYQSKI AND Ml? S
Louisa StalbUtm were Quarried
the 'evening of the 6th instant,
at the residence of the bride's
father, Mr. Joachim Stalbaum.
The sacred rites were performed
by no less distinguished a per
sonage, thart'tlia Hon. L. W.
Moore, Judge of the 15th Judi
Dn. J. JC Sto-ve of Bellville is
absent at Galveston, where he
will probably remain uutil the
elor-e of the medical lectures.
Wo missed the genial counten
ance, ot the Doctor, and trust
his temporary sojourn iu the Is
land city maybc a pleasant one.
Kakeow Gauge RoAD.-The du
al set of ofliccrs, reported for the
Narrow Gauge, was not enconr
aging for the people of Bell
ville to "contemplate. But the
lock lasting only a day or two,
their anxietv was of brief ton
tinuauce. The completion of
this read to Bellviltl?, which is
confidently looked tor in a few
months, will greatly enhance
the a!uo of town property, and
promote the prosperity of the
L.sr Saturday night was
spent by the 'Junior of tho Ban
XEit, under the hospitable roof
of E. Cleveland, E-q., at Travis.
Mrs. C. had juit returned from
Ronham. where -he left snow 15
ini'hc-i deep-, Friday morning.
Reaching I'runh.fiii at 2 p. m..
next d.iv where carnages raised
the first ol
Judre, Hon. L.
sided with becoming
On his shoulders the ji
ermine will not be soiled,
The State docket was being
disposed of, but during our stay
thoi'e were no very heavy cases
taken up. Application for con
tinuances, merely for delay, are
not in order before Judge Moore.
"We notice 1 Mr. Chas. Fore
trand the oldest citizen of the
county, whether rcsiderce or
years be considered in attend
ance as a witness in a case. TJie
thousand and one friends of Mr.
Forctrand, both in "Washington
and Austin counties, will be
lad to learn that his health is
first rate, while his genial flow
of spirits aud courteous bearing,
never desert him.
Mr. Thos. Cochran, a patriot
ic veteran, was also present, and
his friends will be glad to learn
was In fine health.
Teatis, Jan. S, 1877.
In a recent 'number of the
Galveston Jreow, wo wore grati
fied to note that our old friend
Judge MeCrimmon, late ot the
"Jidlrille Beacon" had become
associated in the editorial man
agement ot the Banxek, and we
can assure the readers of that
hitherto excellent paper that
they will be none the fo3er by
such an addition to its editorial
force. Whilst from the person
al popularity ot Judge MeC. in
this county, the circulation ot
the Banner will more than
quadrupled in a short space ot
time. Nothing new of interest
at present transpiring in-onr im
mediate Ticinity, tanners are all
busily en-raged repairing fences,
overhauling plows and other
farming implements preparato
ry to a general movement for
tho ensuing year, aud do not
soem to be very greatly intimi
dated by prospects of grasshop
pers in the early spring. I find a
srreat many ol our farmers pre
paring to plant the ribbon sugar
cane, in quantities varying from
one quarter to four and five
acres rather as an experiment
than otherwise. Corn and cot
ton will also be planted in about
the same proportion as hereto
fore. Tho temperance move
ment that seems to be spreading
so rapidly all over Texas, is not
without its advocates in our
county and neighborhood. We
were present at a.puhlic meet
ing of Travis Council, held at
the Methodic Church in this
place, on Fridav night Decem
ber 29th. "When eloquent
speeches were made bv Dr. F.
C. Holier, Capt. R. L. "Russell,
ard Capt. M. M. Kinney, in be
half of temperance, and espec
ially in favor of the local option
law. Capt. R. also had an in
vitation to address the Council
atNelsonville on Monday the
Sth, but owing to the inclmency
ot the weather, was compelled
to deter it until some future oc-ca-inti.
Wc learn the Councils
at Bellville. ijcnipronius, and
inaction ot tho liver
any other cause, and by resort
ing to Simmon's Liver Regula
tor the mind will often find re
lief with the hodv. -
500 Barrels Genuine North
ern Seed Potatoes; Early Rose,
Early Goodrich, Jackson's
Whites and Peerless. Also
200 Barrels choice lanje red
tf C. W. Klkeden.
Power Residence for Rentt
ONE taile from Bayloi University:
S Rcod ronniB, plenty of wood and
watnr convenient: as much 'and as may
be desired. Atdies",
T. C CLAY.
janlSvrlm Independ nca.
There is Money in it!
Exempt from Execution, and not F-er-isiiaulc.
Special Inducements to the Trade
Style 3. Everywhere for the
Ueiail Price, $73.00. They aro tho
Simplest, Liaht eat Ranningr.Beatmido
and most reliable Sewing Machiaea in
tho world. (Cat this oat and remem
ber it ) Adilrs
Weed SCTTlng-Machine Co ,
203 & 203 Wabash Ave.,Chlcaeo,Ilh
For Sale by jn!20m
23 "CT T CJ 33T. 32 33.
DEALER IN STOCK,
ClTT SlAItKKT, DnrxiiAii.
The fattest meat in the market can
always be. fonnd at his stall. Special
irdacementa to farmers who buy in
large quantities. atljrfJO dSm
citArrrti. mix, texas.
Tho Second Terra of tho Serentr
first Sjsion of this Institution iltl
open on Jlomhir, Jimnarj 1st, 1S77.
Fur all inlurmatlun, npi.lv to the uu
derjiimH. JOHX C. MIMJSR,
JOHX Slttl'IERS, Prop.,
Cor.Tremont .t Mechanic St'.Galvcston.
This House Is centrally located, con
enient to buairess, and but two
tuares from Morgan's Line of
Sste-imerSi and i ne block from
Tablo unsurpassed by any Houe in
the City. sep!4dUf
mlJ WORK DOSE, NBA1LY AM
I pnuBiiiy jtiliwelSre.
STAPLE AJri) EAJfck
BATS, BOOTS, SHOES;
GenW Evftitshing Good:Sr '
Ladies' and Jlissea
PINE DRESS GOOD,
Husieiyj Hoods, Shawls;
Jewelry, Silks, Sotipisf
Lawns, &'c, cr
AH of wliich rill br sold at V6ry rea
sonable figures for ready cash. CfeUandi
Kiaitiine rat stock hd prices iS.
Bankrr.pt Stock! :
Important Sala of
S2j,0C0 worlll of DrGootfS
To ba sold at Public Auction at- Mr.
Connell's store, in this c1ty,conv'-ir. -j. . '
ing on Alonaav, January otn at iu -
A. Jt., 2p. m., 7 r.SL. and will continuo -fiom
day to daruntiLdiaposed, of. WajM
bejr to call aUention jot store fj
ana Heads ot lamuies to mis m
sto k. cunsistlbc of English
French Broad Cloths. In all varietj
shades ana colors; Paisley mtf
squarn shawls, Irijh linen. 'towel.'
aslt, uanasercnien-, etc. Jiirseiiia
otber bea spre-vts; uoiseryeto.-j
000 pairs ot suptro fu
California and otter Bias
All these iroeds are .direct fror
York and aro ordered for positii
in lots to suit pnrchaseis. jn'3
sale and mm a
(WeibnBch'aold stand) Pand
Horses boarded forSI0.fi
month. Single feed 25c
Buggies, Carrisscs ina Haek
Agents fof the raq
notice is hereu
ntnnd at nit siabll
.1(1 I ;r SI.JSOU