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BAN MA.RCOB, SATURDAY. .MARCH 9. Agmf Ar llie Free PrM. Tb following grntlemrn ar authorized to r v and receipt fur ub.crlptloiu to th Fmei Fa In thtlr rpellv loealltl: A. Ilinton, Bq., Dall,y 4 l)ally, It. Martlndale, M.E.Kance, J. UBaianiore, Coon I J at large. Strliigtown. MirtluiUU. JloinUIn City. Cedar Valley. Onion CrorV. nI. D. 0jr, ' All polm,tr ara alto auiborlaod (gent HOME NEWS. CoKN, we believe, hits beeo mostly planted. We stppone we oeed not call atten tion to the Delinquent Tax list. It will ccarccly be overlooked. For pure, home-made candies, go to Dunlnp's. "Hail, lovely spring, etherial mild ness," etc. It would seem to be com ing, sure enough. Jc8T received, Hata and Clothing, all prices and qualities. Donalbon & Johnson. The trst conBoription of "hands" to work 'the roads and streets within our corporation limits was made AIb week. "Substitutes" have been in demand. 8m card of B. F. Donalson in our advertising columns. It is worthy of epeoial attention. German millet seed at (1.60 per bushel, at Donalson & Johnson's. One great advantage in buying your flour and meal at the new Flour and Feed store is this: You get FULL weight sacks from tiG pounds down aomething not common in this line of trade. Corn moal fifty pounds to the bushel. The Eclectic Magazine (containing the cream of foreign literature) for Feb ruary and March, for sale at this office. Jott Received at Cooreham &co's a splendid lot of latest style Hats at low , figures. To arrive a nioe line of ladies' hoes, which they roposeto sell as 'cheap ae the 'cheapest. To Arrive a nice lot Clothing all styles at extravagantly low prices. Always on hand, in good supply. Fourqureau's, Nanoes, and Northern Flour. Best quality. Donalson & Johnson. New music from the house of Lud den & Bates, Savannah, Ga. A choice oupply just received and for sale at this office. To arrive, next week, a full assort ment of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods. Dress Goods and Notions, to be sold at prices that defy competition. Donalson St, Johnson. The shade trees planted around the Court House yard, last year nearly all died. We notice that they are being replaced, but from the wayin whioh the roots were mutilated in taking up. nd the style of replanting, it requires no prophet 10 ioretell another failure. Art t rropaifatloa. Is a highly illustrated practical work on the rapid increase and aaltiplica tion of stock, published by Jenkins' 1rapk and Seedling Nursert, Wi- nona, Columbiana county, Ohio. Price prepaid by mail, fifty cents. Catalogue free. Agents wanted. Address as hove. rt7BiitR A I vES.the well known pop. ulaf picture puMisheti and dealers, of New York, have laid tos Under oongs tMTn hv undid iii some half doien, including the Death of Pope Pius IX; Pride of the Sonth fa beautiful lady); Borne of Washington; Home, Sweet Home, etc. Their catalogue comprises tnaey thousaads or eboice pictures Address ss above, 115 Nassau street Beefl BmH Ctra feel Beef I We have purchased forty-six corn fad teeves. fattened If Mr. Alex. Dnskill, whkh we prooose te bateher fer this market, and to sell a cheap m anv one else. Persoaa who have aot the ready eaah to nav for beef east fret time b taking u secure. We are grateful U those who hare patronised as ia tue pact aad oak for a eontiaiaaoo of their tarneaal. Miss D.iy, of Austin, was it Mrs. Nance's this week. Rev. R. H. Belviu is at home, after an absence of two months. Mr. Rust, now of Callahan oonnty. is here on a vit.it. He is much pleased with his new Vocation. Messrs. Hutchinson k Kone, of the San Marcos Bar, were in attendance at the District Court at Blanoo this week- Our charming young friend, Mrs Purker, has sent us somechoioe sped, mens of the first flowers of spring' In return, we tender her our best thanks and "the compliments of the season." Miss Sullie Polk was in town tho first of (he week, on her return from Austin, where she had gone to attend the weddina of her relative, Miss Darst. She reports something of a matrimonial epidemio in that oily. Capt. Tally writes us thst the state ment in our last issue of his marriage is incorrect. We heard tt stated as a fa et. and had no doubt that it was, or of course we should not have itemised it We regret the mistake, but trust it is not irreparable. Flour and Feed Stobi Some- ihino New in Ban Marcos." The Old Miller" whose "doings" have already been notieed in our columns, and have attracted a good deal of at tention, haa onened a new ana com mendable branoh of business in the Randila building, north side of th Plata. Ho there keeps on hand for sale or exchange superior articles of Flour and Meal, at onces as reasonable asosn bo had at the mills or elsewhere. Receives wheat and corn at all times for exohange. weighing in and weigh ing outwit as food terms as ean be haa at the mills, thus saving trouble to his customers. He respectfully solioits the natronaee of the oommunity. He keeps a delivery wagon and attends to all calls promptly. Notice Extraordinary I Parties indebted to ub for 1877, will nlnase oall and settle their accounts, as we are bound to close our books for 1877. Hodo those owing us will oome ud and save trouble. We propose to sell for oash our goods low down. Coffee "A Sugar 7 lbs for i w Standard "A" Sugar 7 lbs for 1 00 Crushed Sugar 7 lbs for 1 09 Brown Sugar 8 lbs for 1 W I.va ft hnxRH for .'. 1 W and everything else in proportion. Now is the time to get good bargains in dry goods as well as groceries. Our motto is quick sales and small pronta. we mean just what we say. Try us. D. R. Cocrehah & vo. Thompson's mill is becoming quite a center of attraction. Tho reasons are obvious, viz : because it has just been hut. in nomnlats runnimr order, affords good turnouts of good flour, is always ready to exohange on liberal terms, and assures eood accommodations and prompt attention to customers from a distance- It invites trial and competi tion. Af ARRTAnE Licenses issued during the month of February : W. M- Hagar to M. A. Moore. Wm. W. Stapleton, Laura Townsend Joseph Geyer. Sarah . Holt. Abner C Polk, Catharine McKin ney. L.US ef J a re re Selected for the term of the Distriot Court commencing on Monday next: GRAND JURORS. D. A. Dailey, 8. D. Jaekman. James G. Storey. Han- sa rue, weo. rercips, William Heason, William Clifton, Wil i:. W.. Jntin Sanders. Ben. Stephenson, Jake Roberts. William Caldwell, Uurt way, wiiiiam juo- Kinney, A. U. Barton, w. w. riooae. petit jurors pirst week. S. D. Cain. Eli Hill, John H. Davis, Wm. Williamson, Uufran a.yieV Townsend, Wm. H. Ferguson. Joe U. J A Drill ill. M. M.SOU- ter W. B. Crocker; Jaok Maasey, Joshur Retliff. Joe Biles, V. o.uomi son, David Crews, John L. Wallace, Tom if anew, r . n. xitib, i y berly. D. A. Glover. W.fl. Steele, J. L. Uonnaliy. rfaa. v. aims, nun Rowden, John SUplotoa. 'SECOND WEEC. W. W. Andrews. Frank Johnson. O. N. Caatleberry. JUewia rranss, rn tttii: Tl. IT.n.nrt Wm A. Breed- love, Leddv Luron, R. J. Sledge. !n.' nr.. a T in,Mnth Hiram Parsley. B C. Barton, R. N. Lnsk, Daa. LMta, r. 4. v. amiw. Aipua Yooag. Freak Brooks. W. L. Jaekaon, R. M. CaldwelLFelix Vaughan, Geo. Daggor. H. A. CoggiM. L. T. Porter, John parDeo. joaa wt- Late leading aewipap for aaleat Magaalatfat for march. The crowded statu of our columns will preclude long notices this month. Tue Atlantic Ins poems by Long fellow and Whit tier, and prose articles by a number of standard writers, oo various interesting topics; among others a posthumous paper by Gideon Welles, on " The Opposition to Lin coln in 1864." Scribner has continuations of "His Inheritance," "Roxy," and "Personal Reminiscences of Linoolo,1' with many other artioles of interest and value among the rent one on tho "Last Days of Edgar A. Poe." A PPL Eton's eontaine a rioh array of romanoe, travels, polry oboioe misoellany. The Popular Science Monthly, from tho sawie publishers, has artioles on the "Growth of the Steam Engine," "The Telephone and How it Works," and tea others on very interesting topios, besides editor ial notices. It is an admirable work. Lippincott's has "With the Rus sians in Bulgaria," "Glimpses of Swe den," both illustrated) and maoy others of interest. St. Nicholas is equal to tho best of its predecessors we could not give it higher praise. The Phrenological . Journal oontains a wonderful variety of inter esting articles, with appropriate illus trations. Wo will order any of the above at the publishers' prices, or elub them with the Free Press at reduced rates. Acknowledgments or 8ubcrip- tions. The following persons have paid the sums opposite their names on subscription to the Free Press dar ing the month of February : Prof. Lewis 12 00 J. W. MoCarty 60 Lindsey & MoCord Z 00 11 Whaalnr 2 00 Donalson & Johnson 2 00 Geo- T. Malone Z W W.O- ThomaB 2 00 Capt. Johnson, (to Ohio)... 2 00 W. J. Jones, Mountain City 1 25 J. H. Tate 2 00 J.Obanion - 2 00 CA.Hahn 2 00 T. R. Fourqurean 2 00 H. A. Coggios, (to bbacxieiora county) 2 00 Mrs. E. H.Teller.. 2 00 Gid. G. Johnson 2 00 Miss Lissie Breedlove 4 W .1 (!. (Allison 2 00 C.S. Cock 2 00 J. W. Earnest, Brown wood z w Miss Carey, (to N. Y.) 1 00 TW Alton 2 (H) J. M. Kinoaid 2 00 T. J. Horton z A. B. Chenoweth 4 J. W. Horton 2 W W. ii. AiriSKIll " Ati tVio latit i.'iiilmi a wsoaDers. UUM V. . V 3 maguzines, etc, at the Fit HE Press- omeo. lii sua exiinnue. Hot Springs, Ark , has just been destroyed bj fire. The Kerrville Frontierman hss changed hands, John W. Brown and W. M. McKie are the new proprie tors. We notice by the St. Louis papers that wheat has been contracted for de livery in April at from 11.20 to 11.22 per ousnei. We are in receipt of the Burlington Hawkey e. a papor of worldwide fame for its wit and humor. We find it possesses great general excellence, also, and hope to receive it regularly, and will take pleasure in ordering it for others. Through express trains on tbo In ternational railroad now leave at 7:60 a. i . and arrive at 10 A. m. Accom modation trains leave at 8 A. X., and arrive at 11:60 P. M. Trains on the Central road leave at 6:60 A. . and Q-1 R p. v.. and arrive at 6:16 A. V aad 9 r. tt.Aiuti Statema. A t.atb Washington letter says: Tha inveatization into tho affairs of Doorkeeper Polk, of the House of iten MMMiutivM. haa so far shown nothing whioh tho House will bo likely to visit with very severe punishment Polk is a anmt imorovement npon his piede- osseor, the duties of his office being per formed in a manner tbat ensares him tha road will of the innumerable per- soas who have business with him and bis subordinates. He . appears. In rUldina- to the imnortuaitioe of Repab- 1m fnrraesaea to retain their friends, aad of Demoorate to give em- ninrarnt to others, to have pat a names on his rolls than tho law allow od. The Committee iavestigatiag hiai An rm nilAOr.MTON Uaces. the -.. tkninnvkkMuia in tha OOUBtrV are to be seen, and the condition of the horses is a wonder to all who behold them, and it has only recently -beeu discovered that they can bo kept lu this condition by 'mixintin the food ol horses a tablespoonful of Simmons Liver Ret ulator. It is also given to chickens. . Genuine prepared only oyj . a. mu lin & Co., Philadelphia. That Terrible cearsret . . ... kllliUIB MO.ll. unt. bMldM (ffMllaM at th lonuta, llnr S both milatoi .mf.r.u4 br tb. Utwr'iStoatch BUltm.a nctubto tlli- w.ll u tor run oibn, tbo r T. ibf. .A UBfUli lrUo. a Urpl aUM l lb llwr, a wanl af tIUI .Umloa. ara m4I;Mm pMDhtrlf fawrabl. to allarlal dltaaaaa. Tbaf ira,bow.tr. inralr ramadlad by tha SP'? Tantla. whlo., by lnlroratlaf lha ' andowlDR It wltb rariUrlljr J?'. f- Tldai It wltb a rarittao! K "' 10 withstand dltordara not only of ""'I bnt a boat of otbara to wblch habla and III ran latad qiumi ara ubl. Tba Blttart ara a Mb u wall M narablas oradlMM ud baa wldali nparcadad tbat dangaroaa dra, qalalna.wblob palllalM but do not tradlMU raalarla. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. B, F. DONALSON, COHTRACTOR and BUILDER, SA KiROOS, TEXAS, win awaat for all klaai af tuaaa Work. Al ia raualMMrar of, LrtW Patatit ArtlflolAl Btoni, a.umt ipMlalty-walla la aoa wild ptoM and warranto. -pSTBAT WOTICB rraiTBD by Fan Kyla. bofora O. W. flni, i p IT no . Vob. S. ISIS, ona unat niara, brfnal AitaVbndad L u l.f .hl..r. and a Utt tklgb. Atao, an brawn aura, M .. l fc.aaflaJ O aa or 11 yaara , -;--.---- y rlsbt&uldt. Oaobn b.rM.;,oM. brandad j, tunnutooj bona, braadod "? right aya oat. AU apprtlMd at M.M. 0 WHmm ay aaad Fab. It, 1STS ED. J. L. OMEN, March S-Sv C. ?& C. iTEirJ&ilESE! San Marcos, Texas, Bara on hand and ara dally McMn addition, to ibalr larga ana wan bioi .tn. UarobandliO, eonalttlag af ' DRY GOODS, Brown and Blaathad Domo,tlea, Shooting,, Tlch- iuRi, DnoK uriliing. limw, aiawn. "'"""i Strip, aod Cbaeka, ChnioU, Lluan, Twd.larg (took otJatna and NEW BRAUNPELS CASSIMERS, LADIES DRESS GOODS of all qaalltloa. ate. . . -Notion,, a (nil Una of Cotton and Wll ary for liaaiea, bimoi. ni, ana o"t. .. Cotton nd ,llk bandkorobitf,, Ribbon, Cravat. LacM.Udl,,' Bolth Shawl,, LADIES' SACQUES, CORSETI, PERFUMERY, TOILET ARTI0- T.V.S anil avnrvthinv else to make OB a first-class assortmeDi or notions. " -r i: - t all price, and qnalltlaa. For Udla,aaU, Taath. Boy and Olrl, BOOTS and SHOES W ara ainaetlog a wry larga noca'aad will B tbom at reaaooa pnot. Hardware a a2i K Keem . .tMk Af ablf Mad,, and 00 f- far lodocement, in nam, rwmow wmi Horto-,hoo, Bollow-waro, ota. Agricultural Implements Wabaratb aalabratad John Dr. Ollpnor, ond . . m J KORK uiana rivwp, au i.'n. of , pieT to c.ll aod xamlna onr (took. W oalo kon Hiortmoat of Catlary. CORN SIT EL f. MRS, WHEELBAR. ROWS,. U1UNDSTONE8, Ae., 4e. TOBACCO. GKROCERIES, COFFEE. SUUAK, . FLOUR, BACON, HAMS. MOLASSES, SALT, SOAPS. TEAS. MEAL. LARD, ROPI. CAN GOODS, cacowG m ties, foraisW at market rates. Caab for Cettoa, Wool aad Hides se&tf VICK'8 Dlaitntad Monthlj Magazine lata Bomber ontarn TMitoao Para of Ialt, awwy Bna Wood Cm lHaauaataaa. aad ETatSiS aa!"'ini it " 'rrtaoTtHJS eymnnfflon tI'?rwar aad Tmlalli OaJdan, B aant a naMf m i ra oiagaM M ooto l aw t-0aW l a.anlyi OaaMd AJUB TlCE, BotSnmnr. B. 1 BUSINESS 0ABDS, MITOSXLL, OL0VS3AC0.I BANKEBS, ' ttiaa IMarceeH Toxaw. an. 0IUaUMi promptly atundad ta.TM U(aat-lrl w. o. hutceisox. raos. h. mnun . HUTCHISON & FRANKLIN, ATTORNEYS AT LAW t Flan Marcos. Tex. Prompt attention paid to CoUeclinij Claim aad Eualalag Land fUw. iPab 1-ly S. 8. MoBRIDE. ATTORNEY AT LAW, Haa Marcos, Hoys Ceaaty, Texas Will gla prompt atlantlan to all lant bulaaM affarodla, aad upaolally U tha Oallootlaa of Olalna. MpS-ly WOODS ( BUKEnORE, PRACTICIHG PHYSICIANS: SAN MARCOS, TEXAS. Olflci at Drug Star of Raynolit A DtmkT. JnnoS-ly TRAV1880M1 i. w. cob. riAtA, OPPOSITE BALES STABLE. W. Z. DBISIHL, - Proprietor SN IOB003, THIS. aarBarv atari wilt ha aada lo (lr aatlalM- tloa to noma patron and tha traoHag pabUa. STERLING FISHER ATTORNEY AT LAW, General Land 'and Collecting Agtnt SAN MARCOS, TEXAB. OSJao la Ooart honio.. Will bay aad tall land amino UUm, randor ininniiu, nay inaa a. fnaaitf, OTTO QRA&, DRUGGIST. (SnoMHor to A. Jl. Damn Oampany,) TSATIS OOBBEB. DEALEB IB DBUOS. MBDICIBBS, PEBPUVB rl. Snoot,. Trk and SnrgiMl lutrn . ant, Oil, Trnlh and Window Olaa ' r(il win a uqnor ror moaioai pnrnaaoo. arPrrlatloM oarotally pranarod, day aoJ nlfhl. saaaaraea, nnois. yt J. H. OOMDG, DENTAL. SURGEON, ttneiunoAL and OptratlT Dantlit. ry In In Tartoai branch at rtuon. aoio rain. ah x work dono In tbo t noataat atyl. Dlt taxd gam and bad braath promptly ro UoTod, Fob. 1, 1-y CHA8. BOOK FAMILY GROCERIES, Ha apanod at hi, aid Mand In San Mtntot, whnro ao wm ap a ran Moon or gooa in ni una, and Mil a ehaap a tha apt. BraaaUee, Wlaee, Walnkp BtOer alwaya on hand and (old aa phytMlant praaorlp- ii aa oniy. Spt.SS-tt DAN. HOFHEINZ Wanld ranetflly annsnnea to tho poonla of San Man and vicinity tbat ha ha apanad MILLINERY STORE, laatly bafoand a foil Una al Ladia' Baaaait, Bala. Trimming, and all other HILLINIBY GOODS Of tho beat qaellty and meet toahleaabla style . BOBTBT TBIMMIBO aad all ether wot k la that dapartmant will be attended toby Udl af op prarod klll aad Sao artlatla tula. Pallte atMa taatioa ta all. raicis LOW I Th ladle are Invited taieell aad eo far thta' alvaa. April la U. DR. W. H. DOHMEfJ, OCULIST. OSmoi Out Paet OSVjoi Beat Comet Avmran Ba- AUSTIN, TEXAS. OtBee henrt dally from It te lj at EoeMenen fram owe. Bpt.-ly 0. T. BROWN, . ATTORNEY AT LAW, ABD LAID AIDCOLIXCTIBa AOBBT, San Mam, Jlayt County, Texar. la the nraatlaa km Haaa Ceaaa will ha aeoeri- aud with VZLLZA1CB. BTO3I3, Of SagWa, Onadalnp Comity, Toaaa. let Uall ttearerlmlaal eaaao tothDIwit Coen. U la rth dvll eoae fa Ike Dtatrlet Cenrt, oa. i eeah nil, ettaer oHtl etertnrlael, te the ek may he pnlyj IS-lf L H. JULIAV, Booiisnusjzii ITnrtpipoT ud Fcioeidl LffaX BAJS UABCO& TEX. Wm tahafaturlpniaitWaathel papaon oa afaioa.a a Hahar MaM.raa of onerpa, Ike f MB PaaM et ladaaad a ay beea aiea tnraahad. favor. KmiADusEiLL nva93t will report in a few days." this oSoe.