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On. .QUirr, InMrtUill 1 M Mh kdilllw U iwnt' nd on m.nih. to cnf pr mr I I mo. I 9moii. 6 nioi. I 11 mm t 0.00 10.00 l'O.M 15 0O , 11.00 10.00 10.00 50.00 M.Mf KM 5j v9 T5.00 I(t"i' i! Sir. - t VJO I 4.00 " 4.00' 1 a 00 1.00 I 10.00 "11.00 I 90 00 M.O0 I S9.00 kuiliiax 0rdi, ana inch or turn, one jrear, M 00 Uudt i UuIiho JNMlory. ono er, tl 00 i. ..I and Tranalenl Adnrllwaienu will b thirwd U" Dlu' Por ,(l11r lh utiloa. d rtrty Ueul pr nimri tor ch tdd. Unit limrllo''. A .qat U Ibo ipiu of ono !h rr.clloual uoarra will bo oounlod u full teou per lino for Itto rm liiwrliou, iiu cik"' tnuprlliitlortMb ddlilo)nl luurtloB. AnnoliliiIndldl trnio, oouolj,1 t -M I.l.l MlAL Officii 1 ..... . . 10 0 Obituary . notlct ot wor. .MB me-btll dijrlWu rw t ; J GOTO South of MtiloiieV.' Nov25-iy S. S PERRY, DOMESTIC. SEWING MACHINE OFFICE. ALL KINDS OF SEWING MACHINES . Needles,' Attachments, Oil, ': On Hand. A full Una of . - w-i Buggies Phaet'ns Spring "Wagons, For Sale at 6" BED-ROCK PRICES, Al kind of Sewing-JUchlnes Bepafred here. For prices, corao and see or address S. S. PERRY. I'ongreM Avenn,oppoiillo Uaymoud House, sion of t1ir winumii.i,, Aistiv, - - - - Texas. Kirch 31, 1881, -10 moi. ; - , II. IS. II ILLY KU, ' PHOTOGRAPHER, Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas. OLDEST iGALLERV . .. I A THK CirT. THE LARGEST AND BEST STOCKED GALLERY 111 TTJK 5TATR. Wil l, TIHT S1AK;0 H On or about the I'lrat najr el inny, and remain for . RFewWeekiOnll',' Be will be lUDDlled with nonlna flxtnrri and ppraiua,all new and of bent makra to make an) el.M ol plciuren, from the UaHTR D8 V18ITI to MAMMOTH HWTOOKtl'HS. awolj pictures copied and en'argod to any alia, via. Oil PjimliiKS made to order. Gallery at Dr. Coin bo' a-t tl rm, April 14. 1881. vlO-nll-lf B. .Pitchfprd, , PIAI.KR IN J Fancy I Staple Groceries, Wiaea, k.lqajora, l obnt'coa, CltPara kc. Smlhtxtt Corner Plaza. Just opened an entire new stock of FAMILY AND FANCY Groceries Which I prnpone to sell m cheap an the cheap- exa. AU irooda deUrarea m an J paji I am twrtna-wntlv located here. the pennte of 8an Marcrs and arrroniadi connty to shnre apart of their patroraacja) Le. and hrrpe 80 be found wonny 01 unio-ly Paw. P. Oaanwa " I ta. - -aa. Msianr F. Panw- J-aic ComminMontr 0 wear. PATENTS. !:, vRtrroi i.n. Atlitrmtyi ol Ijntr n4 SJ!r!lnr of I ' ' '- anirr. n.nM 0 l"-ct,r p , U la all tt Waart aa ' t Tr . a4 tm lfe aap,.. - Ci-fcH - Ca.H Slaase. r aaubaas mmt ar ana. a a Want Piirniturti, - ' rTm- m att, tmr aaMaaara. t-C.a.. im.it. i.rr-lJc- -7 J.! ff v . W-w.- --V-. . irrofa 1 cist ctft hrtaro Vr M.Malsras. .rp.y at the t beb rac f I iTcll Augera& Drull j., z, -t,,; iuj-i-. i-avt. a UJTV'77tS d-wytx-L T.,,w, j . r r J.W. ?W iZ:-' -II - o :crtLe f zw I LtXTT ts) rr-ad at (. I' Ja'taa JTT.!,.-.aa.aaa..aaa. - ,ar .,.u,t,,ti.-.: fit u;i...i;aw - -c GENEBAL DIRECTORY, I , .! OFFICIAI r. ; ominiuii-0t Dirruort ! 1 Bon. Columbu UpMii of Boiar coantf . t r , iro-11t oimion 'i ' Ooa.W. ILBiiriMtof CldwIIOo. v , uniiinnivu-4Ta Mium Hon. J. 0 . Blnrer, of lltyi Oo. - Uuu. M,H. utngflliw,ofCiUw.llOo. j . , OIITI10T OOUHTt-IoTR DltTftlOT. Hon. L. W. Moori.Pmldlng Jttdt( LaQrangt. Tims or Nomina ooobt. Bin. U Honda) In March and aepumbar. oovhtv omonaa. td S. Kona, Jodga Caouli Coart. ( ri.t.h. Uraen, County Clark. . J. M. BraeUaurldna, County Attorney. I H. . Barker okarll. i. . DaTla, imy. ' I Juetlca of Iba Peoa rra. Ra. ' rMLriKh, " . ". John Hlcbaidin, - I i. II. Kowa, . " , I. H. Pattaraoa, County Treaiorer. H V. Forlaoni Aeaeiaor. Joe. C. Rtb, Hnrvayor. John I.. Malono, Cou'r Precinct No. I, J.B. Ratlitr, " " i. I'alar Sebmldt, " " A. T. Brooke, " " 4. 81 uoneiaoia. ' Tmaa or notmxa Oounrv AMD Paaciiror Coobti Criminal County Court let Monday In. each month. " " ' . Countr Conrt for Clrtl and Probata boalmei 31 Monday In January, March, May, July,ateuiber and November. tommlenloiiara' Court Id' Mondaya In Feoruary, May, Aagoil aud Rovamber. Juntlca Court Precinct No. 1 ltt Friday In each ni'intb. Han Marcoe. Precinct No. 1 Id Friday in aacn montn mi. city. " ' 8 3d " Wlniberley'a Mill ' 4-4th ' " Drlpnlng Spriiiga. Town orrienaa. Mayor 0. T. Brown. Council W. 0.' Ilulcblnon, T. R. Fiiurqareao, L. W. Mitchell. 8. H. McUrlde, wm.OIeaen. Marelul-I'. M. I'rlnce. Ciiuncil meetN Hie drat Tuday In eacn montn. .. . ('IILKCHIM METHODIST. Preaohlnc at the Hetbodlat Church every Knlibalh. Krv. II . 8. Thrall, Paator. CUHlmlAN. Preacbhic at Iba Ohrlillan Chuich on tha aecood aud fourth Sabbatba In each monlh. PK88BYTEHIAN. Preatnlna; at the rraibyte rlan Church on Iba second and fourth Han baih In eneb mnutli 01 the Ilcv. W. L, Kennedy. PHOTRdlANT KHHCOPAL." Service every fourth Hunday in each month at 10M oolock, a. a., anil 7 p. Hi., 'at Kt. Mark'a Church.) BAPTIST. I'reicblng at the Clirlllan Church on the tlrrit and third Hundaya lu each uonlb, by Klder B. Halcher. - ' 6ai Varooa Lodge No. 843 meets Sntnritay on or before. lull moon. . Kd J. L. iJreaii, W. M. Albert Hea'on 5ecrelary. . 8an Marcos Cbspter Nn. 129. meets Tuesday IB or before lull niiwii. I. P. Hopkins U. K. 11. P. Albert lleaioik Socntury. . . Urns Udne K. ol H. No. 16W). meets 2nd and 4lh Fridays 01 encb month. J." V. llutcblns, Uiotstor, W. L. Kennedy, Reporter. " Btsrof Hope Council Ho. 14, V. V. T. J. H Comb, Pres. Frank Oellctt, Becretnry. I.I). II. F. Mounislon Mdr So. 164 meets every Hominy night, c. H. Kou J, . U. Albert neaion ecrciury. Pei kins Rncsmpment No. 61 meets 1st 3rd and Mb Frlduy of eucb niouiu. Jtu. u. &oue,u. r. jnucn Heut.in aecrlary. ,U.ltl. ; ARfUVAI, AND DF.l'AUTUKE OF. TO ANIl FROM BAN MAttOOS POST OFFICE, tlails froniAustlii irrla alll.05 A. M.10I1 so n0:. " " San Antonio anWa at 4:30 P. M.. clnsr al 4 '0 P. H tnnve malls arrlva and depart dally. LillliiK-arrie M lay, nliielnyaiicl Frldny at P. M. Departs Tuewluy, Thursday and Satuidaj at 7 it. . ... . . 8lnco, via Wlmbrrll depnrta Holiday at 6 A. M. Arrives luenauji 11, 1 . orri K ii"iu-. Regliiterand Money Ordor dep't frnin 8 A. M., to Oeiieral 'Delivery from 8 A. U., 10 11 H., and Irom 1 Pn.mni.-i. nneu on Sundays one bonr after distribu tion of mails. ,. n u Al.lir.nl notion, NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.' $500 WUl bo paid by Dr. A. G. OLIN, for over' ense 01 rnvate or uuruuiu uinciwro takes and fftiln to ture. Bend two Btanijis ior 'Guide to IIkalth." Mabbiaoe udide ior the ruUlton, either sex, 60 cts. iibuable Female Pills. box. A qttiet home for liulies dnring confinement. Rubber Joodn nnd ciroiilar of important information sent by express only, rrwe flu cts. DR. A. C.OL'N, Kenlnckr HI.ck.SOl J.C'lrk mrcett CHICAGO, ILL. Advice roe. Nov2.-i.iy BIB PAY. A lit: NTH w vrF.n. WR WAST A LIMITED number of active eneraetlc canvassera to engage In a plenaant ana primiamc businaas. flood men will tlnd Ibla a rara chance TO MAKE MONEY. 8uch will nleara answer tbla advertisement br .elter. eurlosliiK aiamp lor reply, atailng what business I hey have bean arntaged In. Nona but Ihoaa who mean buslne need apoly. Address KINLItr, UaRVKT f CO.. May 81 ly tla..u.fla. LAMDRETHS' lona and Priosa. rbtMatsla DAf IVUkNBKliTU dk SONH,PaninaPa. . EARS fow tub MILLION! Foo Chow's Balsaa of Shark's Oil PoaitiTelr Reatoms the Hearidg. and kt the Only AUaxMuie tare ior iseaatuc Tm oil "'"lyT; CP," v. 1 I it. iir r.i ""51 ,.w"7 CO..1 - . . v., . SISILa. 1 MWm mmw .. - - Ira a aw . rai.n ,Arf -Wa. Urn. ar.W a. ImfUfrrmm mrrm-imm aW -1 jrai' i A.i . a .to aaa.y l.aawrs ad ta aVretew ta ! Zm are . -4 wt-b a . It. -J . toaairf: "- aa aaww aa a r - wy ewr.. rmrnr S wail" T-a ayai wm ssr rmtymt mi rw lava nawaaja a ia. 1 1784lrBsisl8ol niw" - . .. ... . . siAir.v 1 ,w -1 ., """TT-.TL- ai.ared k. a Sad- ,7 ' 1 . t:.ii, ill m gilt mum ,r:araiir .-- - : . - - taiwina omrio. au a - . . , 'J'ZV:,mt,.mrJ n; " 8re ..nnnpoUr beds of buuiui Wilh . ---..eH.'if rlua. tWe ml.rm J I Jm,tlLm. ajX g.VnilS OI . rw-wa. 7 . - . a aaa ear tnal!tjl CI 1 II 111 ajav - y . - i .pai aVa t- mm mm mm mn. I M.ll.iT TJ vita--, 7':" " "' iusfo while treiesaoutb-gr 0.,It Isnrsaancal DT haiij.s - UAYQ OOlliMTV a aa w .11 ar EESOUROES AND INDUSTEIES ITS SOILS, TIMBER, WATEH AND TKO. ; .' . ' DUCTIONS, .. ITS SCHOOLS AND CHURCHES. WitUiu the lost year no less than two or three excellent descriptions of this comity bave been publiHiied, first a onrefull y hropftred pen-pictnre ap- yvuiing III L1IU A'tlCOi i UM 1UUU IU September 1878, find a well written statistical account in the Land and Ituiiicay Journal of lust October. We shall borrow from both theso sources. Hays county was organized in 1818, through the' instrumentality of (Jen. liurleson. then a member of the State Senate, and was named in lion or of Col. Jack Hays, the noted Tex as Hunger, .trior to that date it was part of Travis and Bustroo counties. The Antonio Voromondi League was purchased by Gen.' Burleson and W in, liindsuy, and 610 acres appropriated for a town site. They paid for it partly in cash and partly in cattle, Kucii bottler received a building lot froe. Henry McCullough was station ed here with a company of rangers. and a log house, used as a commis sary department, and a bar-room in a tent, constituted the settlement up to April. 1817. ' Tho first election wus held in 1818. Hays county is located in latitude 30 N. and lonsritude l)8o W. It is bounded by the counties of Travis, ComaL Blanco, Caldwell and Guada loupe, and is situated very near the centre of the state. The northern portion of the county is hilly ana in some portions rongu and luirtred with many rich valleys, however, interspersed along the w- ter courses. Tuo hills, with here and there a few rocky exceptions, are cov- erdd with luxm-iant grasses, allowing hnepabtiUMgefor cattle, horses, slieeij and troats. Tho southern portion 01 the county is a rolling prrino with numerous water courses, ino sou u; the northern portion of tho county in the valley liloug the Btreauis, is jreij rich and highly productive. The prairio iwgion, iii the southern una eastern part, is a richd:irklottin. IV alluvium of these prainoianus is iuuj four, feet m depth, with a suustr-n-um of clay unu gravel. Is may bt aafelv asserted tuat the fertiiiiy o. these larids can never be exausteil. Farms which have been in cuiUvut.ou fur more than twenty years show Ui. deteriation or filling olf in produa- civonoss, and this too with nu atten rion paid to rotation of crops, drain age, eta. About one-holi 01 tue coun ty is very rich arable lanii suituD.eioi farming and the remainder is exee. lent for stuck. Tao county is well timbered, ex cepting the prairie luudsm tne south ern jjortion, ana on moBt pi.iaesti uut mesiiuit atfords an abundance of ni-t wood. The pecan, nawtoerry, uvl oak, Spanish oak, box elder, willow, wild cherry, Mexican persimmmou, elm and niosquit are miiieeaous anu abundant in the northern portion 01 the county. Several varieties 01 grapob are found growing wild here, and oth er varieties introduced bear profusely. The China tree grows luxuriantly Lna the cypress is occasionally founU grow ing aiong the streams. . , The fuutude of the county is from live hundred to a thousand leet abovt the level of the Gulf, and a cool anu invigorating wind will neariy always bo lound Uow.ng even m the hottest weather. The temperature in winter seluoni goes below nitee-n to twenty degrees ubove roro, and eveu during the past unusually cold winter tat. lowest temperature readied, was li. degrees above zero. Tue summei nights are never 'sultry, the coji trad winds always blowing lrom tnu Gull, rendering them iieraectly dehgutitu, and a pair of bouikete ur gt.njraiij not unpleasant tJ sleep undt-r. By the kind.iess o. Vruf. Pritchett. i ,,.,,.,i T.iutitii u'a i rs tii.ab edtu 111 UIIUUM 11. .w-.--, - - - - ! s '..'Wii-fr iii r.r:uM to the treolotry of Uie county: - - The streets run east and west in al- The ceolorncal formaUon of H -yB : 't direct paraUels, cotiiraericing at Jli Sis ,ort.ono. tho sUteu,,!.. court bouse Hro or pubne pU CrXttCOUK, uiciK.u5 - I in tbo nouUu ru part f the totuuy. i. . ... . u r.. n. i i. 7, ... . Hivs'i" wardn the norUiern lui. ot niys t-ca- ere- f ijwn ia txs and a ijaccnt coon- ,111 KKU. WW tics bnT3 ! l..T ariT, Tun - r .,, Kin wel 1 aanjaw , . nvvvil l.irtuA' auas laMiasii ' .. l.nS in sa.nsert.aM -. . , .fc lu,vt torn-1 Vw-'j-wat ttir.ft 'lj t re Dior rvct -.i .1.1 i. i.l,r. inaiverial J i av.t .n 1 bur 1 lJt.t"nt U fua 1 in acrirj Pirt of tVrrty. !jti ' ! i. taarJollv oae n'" ' . i -. .. .s-.v.ti x,. l tt-jjc t.Ti orama' , The ft iirar''4-arr ran ue- I its liiBto'17 au luloliigout o)u88 of pea I rilu Hilt I 11(11 plo settled here, who were earaesl in estublishmg and maintaining schools, lluny cxoollont private once are still in existenoe, foremost among which are those of Son Marcos. There are 31 public schools in tho county, of which 0 are coioreo, as tne two races ore never taught together. . The pub lic schools nro all continued through the year at private expense, after the expenditure of the public fund, which only1 provides tuition Idt four and a hull months. ' The a.vaUablo school fund at present is small interest from fund derived from sale of county school land, and that obtained from'tlio stato apportionment. No county tax is lev ied for school purposes. . There are 17.714 acres of land belonging to the county, 1,000 acres havo been sold. the proceeds of the sales of those lands . are to be kept as a permanent fund, the interest only to be used. ! SAN MAKOCS. . .' ' - . 1 i In speaking of this beautiful little city writer? umialiy go into sucn rap sodics over its exquisite surroundings, its wonderful river and lovely hills, that very little place is left for any thing practical. Leaving the beauty, the romnnce and poetry to those who have gone before or those who may . -ll'l-.l- 1 'A 1. come alter us we win iook at u uiuy as a commercial or business point ' Beinorthecountyseatof Hayscoun- tv and situated on one of the most important railroads of Texas, the L & G. N., it could not fail in time, being an influential place, but it has also, many other important factors that go to make up a substantial city. : First among these, it has a corps of live business men, men with means arid enterprise; without these no place, no matur what us natural aayan t:cor, c .n ever crow to be anything; it mo of these citizens have grown up here with Ihs torro und others have ome from abixa 1 and s-jttled here. rta.zng tint no piftce in weBiem Texis presents a fairer field for com mercial operations than San Marcos. This secbion of the country is one of the most fertile in Texas, produc- nc splendid crops of orn, cotton and small gran, and Supporting some ol che finest stock in tile state, 01 wmcc mfenlidn is"iundo 'in another columr; if tliis issue. Heretofore the greatei portion of these products wus mar ioted at .th;r points,! but sinco the aiventof the roaroad S:in Mai'eoshat ,r will beocine the, depot for all tins surroi.niiiig -country. - Iho rouBonf ;or th.s ure, San Marcos morchantt re widelv known, as tho most libe ral trading and reliable of any in tlu ts; ; the ronds leaving hero are gen- rally level und usually kept in gooc jond tion, und last, though not least, jhe law-abiding and orderly charactei jf the citizens of this town docs mnoL m attract business hero. It is a weL ttnown fact that nothing' drives trade from a place more than disorder, and violence, while order end harmony In vite confidence and secure patronage. San.Marco3 being about half way between Austin and San Antonio doe. not interfere, nor js interfered with, by either of these cities. The town uas its own sources of .truae wnicn have kept it fully up with the country which k tu.TOiies and on which it de pends. Evid Jnco3 Oi substantial thrift ire to be seen on every nunu tui public buildings nro good, many ol tiem of solid stone or brick and uior- cur. Tho court nonce is 01 stone ut 8 also the college, tho Methodist luu cli is a large br.ck building, tin Fresbvteriun CiiriBtians and Episco- rpalians have comodions frame church- j8,uid tlie isitptists and uatnoiicsown sites on which they expect shortly tc ouild. . The location of the town for ap'.aet of residence is uiisiuimssod, eithei ;'or beauty or lioulthfiuieHs. On the north it is protected from fierco "nor taers" by ceihirrowned hills, when. A.rsudy home beautiful villus are bo ing built by wealthy citizens. The pla.n en wli.ca the bnsineeB portion of the town is built stretches' away , , mdjlinuelv to tho south aud west ,!, l..rterICk ome OI llieite Btreeui uir uua tw w are otiiit up wuu t resiueooes. iuu aukiuiu auwh " wide and level, Illustrate wnui au ,T., ... . Mrma "" "-o become wnu a nit-c coxv. au. cottages srv BiuTomtkd by itameusc live oak trocs, nir- th the evcrvwhere, aonibre mow, give one the iuiprcavaon of an old city, Ul one napns - , . there a . I f. ,: . 1 , , I i THE EI '.LB To tl eut of tbe town rnr.s the Su Matci r.v J.ow thecLitf pridoof tim rVan: end no tljult at no dihtaat d..v to I one t f it .r.nril aoiim ( tlnce to tbe est of L ia a wnlUn of 'wealth. Tb" rlv.r hi l de Ual ttrot.-y IrttiMiog orrm " aa-r-:! in faii J IuT fee l-T s'.sor. !, eaujed HwtisteU - . .:, . i . of wntcra aim '-uu ' . . . ., i, f;....s- i(iueiuaiuit;iuv.." - - IS ai-H-AOf-Uti.e. ) a.r.a i aiii cr cm tvi.r A it jaje. 8 it i A tlj . k.jTi.a.t;liilJl 1 -f tl' V,TJmX ArtJ-t ml wotk ai Limaa lj.!.! ra - r tf Tftt izu'.W.f. Ti-t r.vtr apm.g Vr lrs.. tlT aii-l c-- . t from the principal part of the town, a stream of pure, clear water that is a oontinuiU surprise and wonder to all beholders. Its source is undoubtedly the snowy mountains of the far west, for the volume of water is much great er in summer than winter, gradually, increasing with the melting of the snows. ' There is no variation in the temperature of the water, being al. ways about seventy. From the head of the river to Pe guees mill, about a quarter of a mile, it has a fall of about eleven feet, meas ured width' just bol6w tho mill, 105 yards, with a supposed average depth of about three feet The water in some places is thirty feet deep, and limpid and pure as light itself. The bonks and bottom are covered with an abundant growth of vegetation, algea or sea weed and water lilies growing deep under the water all winter , in the greatest luxuriance, and whole islands of cresses and pistia lloating on the surface. It is like being in an enchanted world to sail 'in a boat over its clear depths and looking down see the sunlicht lying along the bottom or shining among the branches of the miniature fore8ta,of "a thousand dyes" where- tiny fish,' green turtles and Bometimes a yellow water moccaBin float about in indolent security, in a genii-world all their own. i It is most beautiful sight to see the sleek cows wadinrr in this pure. stream. plunging their heads far' under the water and bringing up groat mouths- full of succulent grasses to regale themselves with the milk and but ter produced by them must be sweet and good to taste, l ' . i : But not for its romantio beauty, though that of itself is enough to make its fame world ' wide, will the San Marcos river attract attention here. It is incredible to suppose that i body of water of such transparent purity, always the same temperature, flowing with' such volume all the year round with a fall , sufficient for the moving of immense machinery should remain long unutiuzea. Manuiactur jrs in tho north, whore the streams ire frozen and obstructed with ice lid subject to such sudden and over whelming froshots, aro beginning to took in this direction. We predict the day is not far distant when the beautiful waters of the San Marcos will be put to other uses than float- jig wandering sightseers over its transparent wavos or driving the small amount of machinery now oc- iiipymg ite bunks. . .. , ,- THE VALLEY OF THE SAN MARCOS. MIlLs-Olns-Martlndalo. Perhaps no lay of land in the west s more picturesque, fertile or beauti- iul than tho valley ot tne Ban marcoe rivor. Along its banks, even from its source, cluster numerous highyl cul tivated farms, and every two or three jailes are situated mills and cotton inst the number is constantly in- sreasing, and still they are scarcely able to do the worn oi tne neia pro lucts. One is struck with aston ishment on emerging from the for- dBts this sido of AuBtin to behold thif beautiful valley of the San MarcoB. Commencing at this place we Una mills scattered along the river for 20 miles. ' Taking them successively, irst comes Pegties mill then Smith s. davlors. Wm. Thompson's, Grays. Jour miles down; Stafl'ord's mill in 3aldvell county; Shaw's, Word's, Jniith's, Hancock's, Mooncys, Gen wood's. Seldom such crops of corn, cotton and grain are raised in tho old states, as along the San Marcos. Aa a con sequence settlements have sprung up thickly all through tius country. . i Ono of the prettiest towns neai San Marcos is Mortindale, eight mile lown the river. It may be ttaid to je situated on both sides of the river, shough the town is called Hancock, on the south side in Giiadaloupe conn ty. , At Martindale pnrper there art two stores, selling general merchan dise, the proprietors being, D. E. Oockrehom and A Peters. Two meat markets are carried on by Mr. Flagg mi Captain Itoas Bigley. The black smith bhop is worked by Tho. De Y.nney: C. K. Saltcrs is wood-work man: Dr. Petty is tho physician ot the town and country. Itev. Pinck ney Harris is minister; Prof. Shinn is teacher of the day school and au- Mirintendtmt of the Sunday Kchooi Messrs Thoa. Stone and Jacob Elli s n are teachers in the S. S. A Ma sonic lodge is established one halt niilebekiw Martindale. The surround oig country is thickly settled with th twM.s . f -it : r..ii rmts-mrifunry. moral v. -- . . j -- . . . . , T7 C7' 'a nob! s tanJ ol lnuaiHUinia duto en Icuupl in tbe Sn M-ircot vaiNy. I The B iptis a have a place ul wo.-hi.' va MtrUrxUle and a Itrge rutu,ler .a -1 1 .. t . .n.1 1, vfva. r.M4z.ris4r. uip, thooga all denomiuationa art ' i;i r!1T efKioaraged. A abort dis- six MiEca3 Busnra hex- THF.IR lOCAtlTT AXD XAJIE. Atvair tlr iummtmt Craw eK-aueV 4 w-:ve aaarekats Sard Uaraauk I : '-rrva. a-caatWBira art IM at r i'I alt'. I" I !.-.: tlat GEOi T. f.lALOKEj 1, . . A 1 MALONE'S CHEAP STORE "TbVre's plenty of room t, the top of t' ladder." ' ';; ' ',', !,'' 8uoh was'ths iitteranos of s reatinrl noblo aUtesmevD, when importuned by spplicantat for tumor offices in the gift ot the govornmoot or the bands ot prom inent diarwriRAra It is wall to leflnre the Rolrtoo opportUnitiei of the present' ... . - l s. ... L I . l ! aaonoot, out oottar. wuiia .aaaraiiBS it flighi, to press ont with VBieelaier" our inotto, until one is eoabled to toneh tha upmost round of tbe Udder, axolaira iOK, "Eureka, Kurekal" ?-i ' - , la ttiii republic of soll aiid btuioaat tneu, whets many rieesod aous fall, it ia always a grslelul task to reoall toe upward pro, rosa of those who started troni couiparitivo obscurity, and by . tha iniahtot tbe Vsood. riaht .arni, , bavs lought their way (o. 4 seat among the peer oi the re;imt, ouon inns, His tory ol the distiagutkhed Brothers M toue.who now rank auioug the first busi ness men iu VVealera'Texaa, and who by energy,, bouoaty, industry sad self' reliance have obtained their present po- ltioa." .i!-ii.-v(iv ,iiUrr.f . Tins important house' begun- brieioesa in the spring ut 1877; with a stock ot 1,000, ia me boildiug, 25x50 feet. north east ot the pinna, now known as the Don alsou build ng, where Quo. T, Malone carried on trade until ia 1870, when was built llioir handsome and oapaoioua sti ueture. 50x80 feet, two stories, of sol id rock., iron trout, at a coat of 110,000. We have heard that Malone, Senior, t ther of so many worthy bobb, fiuding 'it impossible at that epoch to get the rock hewn, weut in person and superintended its preparation, bossing tho Mexicans and, assisting with his Own hands 80 far as practicable, ouoh examples ard wor thv of a Snartnn ana. and had their' re ward, inr his son's now oconpy one of the most complete mereaotile palaces In this Bectioo, fronting tbe pltza, and equaling oily establishments in beauty auo onro pluleoesa.1 This is eminently the largest dry goods house between Austin and San Antonio. Ladies' furnishing goods are a speoiulity, and every lady-within -cores ol miles ot San JHaroos knows tliutueo. T. Dlslono s L heap Store is tha placo to replenish her entire ward robe. I"- ,-. ; ""i ' i ;i' litfj ., . .. a. pair? DRY-GOODS PALACE; But let ns wander aronnd to tblapbos of fairy splendor and hike a " blnl's eye view of it interior. .... 1st. At the entraneo, ' east corner, is a eubinet ooutuining a complete assortment of Butterick Vo.'t patterns Inuispeusauie for the ladies. 2nd. Piled en shelves is a magnificent outlook of dress goods, tlrd. farther down are table linens, napkins aud Household good. . Every howniwiio should oxitmine these. . 4lh, Hosiery and gloves gladden tlie eyas of the most taatidions. SUl Another showcase displays a wonderful va riety of buttona. tith. On a pyminidlcal stand enoireUng a pillar, ara exquisite toilet trtiules and perfuuiery. 7th.' Here are no dons, reticules, shopping- baskets, and other articles for the ladies, 8th. Beautiful laces attract' aud bewilder the beholder. . Vth. Jue entire (the southeast) corner Is nlled with ladies' shoes, lutost aud best stylos and most durable manafactnre. 10th. Twelve counters are covered with gents' clothing what yon cannot find at Maloue s Isn't to be. found I 11th. A large apartment a reserv. dd for gents' furnishing goods, including th celebrated "btar" slurls, collars, arowersana underwear. 12th. At the west side of tho tore is a brilliant supply of gents' hats, to idt and please every taste, with duplicate jn shelves above. 13th. At the southwest jorner is the shod department for gentlemen this season genu should consult una eer ier. 14 th. lu trout, to tne west are snper- 1 ttivelv beautiful and fashionable grades of parasols ana lans. Thus we nave compteteu tne ruanu, sou ire astonished to uoUt the entirety and kt- auce of th store as a whole. Nothing in Jiis section com iare with it in "penecuoo. . For personal courtesy and suavity, Mr. Malone is distinguished, and hi namerona derks, among whom are menuonea ins nu- lDwinir. share the nam happy alomenU of Ahoracter ana esentuu traits ot atspoasuw aocessary for rwing merchanbi : . Alegars, it rawer. Felder. Carr and franklin. - , , Mr. Malone ha been in the dry goods trade, for four year and increased ms stork from 1,000 to over s&",UOU. In matters of jnterprise this bouse is pre-eiiuuena, At oas bean the larost mlstcriber to th rail road, having given aJaj-V and to improving pubho roaia, supjrart of the pre and de velopment OI UU1U At this esUtbUshmeut may be had Bntte- riok's Magazine of IetroioIitan raahiona, which are sent frea to patroaa. Paraooa sending address can receive tha aauae. . In the same bndding, on th eooth side, may be found that upright, aatgacioas and energetic gmtlemaa. FRANK R. MALONE, BANKER. Frsok R, Mslota. a brother of Geo. M.lua catered baaiarst about aiD feirs sgo. a book key per sad cashier for ilraar.. Mitchell ah OIot. bker. d their tidfiar. It waa wader tea raravttoM erl tru-t ad rwposisibil it that h-ee-i-t-lltat Bawisaes ajajUuea wera developed. ..... 1 A ptaroc a.e (of his aeria,h is bauae ibilur aadbia uatpcnf d attentive, aabii. M asf leadiag baaisraa mem ( laraish Hai mnmtf wharreby be a!4 d a kaskiag traaiaeajs ia au w aian. i atattaal tlfltan aj jiawary tss. ftMl m-m sxiar aftar tsra saoalB baHsi- .m , a lis ear asset esaaat!aTi -J5W.dllyrTTw (btaea. Me i ns kit sa4iva al'eafita at SB i ea a. atrei wiia reeavrrl a4 e-trWil aara-Bit .J k. I.Val aVra'iara. k-t will aavaartly Uka b mS tasarA Ilea) wary tarrs mm ml star la-ft-aif araa aeaai as. -a. aajk F.rtart aad CHsecua ia,w- s -j -yTsl-J. Among the firms whose aamov.navi , become a household wordi, sod whose ' tortuueabaveieo .f byuBisgiOii ' this rspidiy ,' developing Country, tha name ot Martin Bintte itanda forth aa oo of tho. most , brilliant repreaenU- ( iivos, of strength and honor. That aver-' ehant ha risen by fco of buainsa Uh eat uduI b U oa Of thhe4,r88lia ' KaatTexu, and wM'pewarfal infla eno from tbeSsbin river W: ttotroa field beyond Ban Antoulo.; ! , lie earns to this suta ia 1870,and aot-, . ed aa Inspector, Fuel and Utook Astent ;. for tha International Railroad, n Ha fill- w d these office with asiiaeot aatisf o-1 1 tion and reaigaid retlnini tha aeoa i : will and friendship of all t jitsaBoa...,, b waooanotdi -He u next took tsu eontraot to furnish !thi Interaatioaal iOreat Northern B.B, with all the wood' tbey oossomed end acquitted biaualC with great oredit, , , , , ' 1 Wbila watohing thenneertain vagaxias ,.( of Palaatina trade a exhibited, ior man. , yeart. he wsa ooovipped of tha poawitv, i., sow praeuoauiuiy.vi atyistsHaa ! oloM: wboleaala and xetJvl.bQtiM,.whoM1,,l deahocs should command respect inj4 New York oity aa.wellaa ia Texas, 'and who would sot afc r eoeck upon, sordid firms, 'Whosa pritwinsl idet seemed. toba' to take hodu advantage of tha-aiaikal u fiuotuatioas,' . Mr lliaaie bommenoed . i mercantile" businossi ia t Pslestira tar the 1st c',NvetnMrk'187e,witha fair us capital, ia the wtl g roe ry trade ;illft H oeooessity very soon -becameappirro i J for enjargiofl hi desUags. The naet nesg tb first, year. wajv 187.000; .since- ' then it hsa, oouiUtttly inoreaasd- until in 1879 it erowded ,1.000 I In 1870 " ne Buut a irame aiore on wain au-aet .., 25x100 foetid whiob.secmed lsrge enoOgh,. tor husioes purpoe, but .iu October. fJ 1878 t;ha former arore , was uied.u a , ( warehouse, and the sew briok on Sprint '., street, 25x100 feet, two stories, and oosti , ing 17 '500, wasocoupisd by. a mummoth stock 0 goods, tiinzte " has not room enough ye, and ta obliged to rent sever al warehouees toaopommodate his trade; ?,. Capt. Uintla has a ..regiment of elerka who f or wpability nod trustworthiness are a boat of themselves. Two delivery, lC' wagons sod drays are iu constant ttsea ,. ' These items of growth' attest tbe ease. .. with whioh a man of foresight may rise , ., What may be the future of Cspt. liin-. : tie's transaotioni is bard, ta tll; there . sro regions beyond 3n Antonio, where tho 1. 4 O. N.' has now extended end. whither mercantile idfaolty will weodi,. itsstorehcusesft The press can isy "this " much, thhtMartlo Hinzie baswoo tha ' ' oonfiderice arid , esteem of th,pibliow' and bids fir to become the nierchafll prince of Eastern Texas. , . - " ' ' - ' MARTIN , Kll.ZIL'3 TRACE t .-'iiril "'it -fHsfrr, , -,'.;)?' I,.. , SANMABOOB. Aitiiough Palestine ao4 the scope of country aujaoeot.aod the hue ot thai. & 0), IN.. 4, It. ;aa tritucary to; tita, wholesale buautesa M Msrtiu Hiuiie. . few persons (bought it eould be posstole - mat ue woum speeaity throw out -new .. branches ot trade . from tbe main , trunk. -When nronliisied that this mere ohsot priooe ol Eastern Texaa was to. extend his trade beyond the Colorado1 and plant a ireah nuoleus ot Wholesslo; and retail dealings at Sao Marcos,' thus givlug the nofuweetero counties! Blanco, Gillespie. Mubon.Llaoo. kavimbail. ' io,. an opptrtuoiry ot jobbing .trades with prices aa low aa any wholesale firm ', in tbe southwest, tbe idea seemed almost ' incredible. ' Butsoit I. Martin.. Uio-f lie's wholesale and retail trade' exceeds ' all eipectatioos and 'be' only awaits a favorable opportunity this fall to spread mors widely in a spaeo fifty to sixty miles nearer 8n Marcos Ibaa Austin. V ithoat bridge-tolls ta pay, there. js. gov rtatoa why enterprising spirits like Msr- . tin Miosis' should not embrace this " dauling prospect. In 1880 he bought a site sod .etooied a stone buijdiug ss Su Marco, 00x100 feet, at a eoet .of, about $7,000. A range of tea ta fifteen, eounties expands aorta aed treat or Sia. Marcos, and with tha possibility of a ' rsi.road to Blaae City sad beyond, tbe wealth of the rich appcr eonntry will be poured iulo-tb Is pot oor merobaota. Tbe store ia tui.ity-is stocked with groceries saor p triicalsrly: for . tbe - wholesale - and Jubb.ag busioaas, al though a larg retail trade baa apruag . ap, a aeeesity alotoat imperativa frost the lew and unitwrra rata cffareJ h this Uvorke boas).' litis trade ia tha grocery liae, sod ether firm ia the hard ware, dry good ate., if they be able .to, cue mwll Ukea eapUve, and have marked ioflaeaea apoa Sea Marees, which sheald banjfr aol be kaowa aaaa "old liase" towsvtata wide awake city ot trade baaiaea and Uereatitvg pnpnUtioa. . j . , Tree distionisbiif noalitie of Mar. tie lltatia ara, femkoaght, atenvriava aod libarahty. Nat for a tnfliag has be e parsed iatHa Mareoa, bat if ta veatare pro per, be will bosse idetv titatd atera. He baieaaital sad ia. taeaea et basa aaai abitasai, aad if bajar. u!y bavsked im pneraasiva. effarta, be w. II pal forth paawwed aaesria twwaral aUalisbiag faetorie ed radaairial da velopeaaeato that ttall redoatd t tbe beaoe aad pfpirr af thai oatire aac tioa of eoaatry. Kvery wbolaasa heaa Icad directly to a-aUrge the aeopa wC. tisroe, aed aaste ssars willingly is fchla aealaw tbsa Mania astasia ta plaee thtatbwest Texas apoa aa tie rated alase f orarratioaa. With km rial n r bra asa"saral Mr. (Tix". is rOTerd by roaekariows ai itrrea. It ra Vn t-m ta eatab- Irak aaa vam'tia nrlnhle kasae saarkeH Iwkarh will afrf ta tsttsaurw af araay arraraa m mw tfitx tasa t'i a lr tairVMs raw watt vith frrVkts I aaMa4. saxs Biail mim a a asrsr- larf all srr.s..t ij Tats is a s-enteasf ;tsbt ja-wrt tvr nawi arritaas aa t aarva r-ari. fra ta aaf tar kaew!- -f f ad saTt.riag i-ft. -a i t,cr; t.m.