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L40. N.
doing BcmUu
Ooln North i
8:15 A. M. and 8:38 P. M.
9:1S A. M. and 7:46 P. M
iave8an Maroon 9:90 a, m. and 9:00 p.m.
T.J. 8:00 a. m. and 6:00 p.m,
Two Coulee for 18.60.
Tniranoh as many persona doslre to tend
7 .hmad. and br way of enoonrage-
w.ocopior th.
Fbks at j.uv-
PewMnotiubaonberawho may at
I any tlma receive conies of the FmJ
" Imbb. will ple- understand that they f
Jrn'simply aa.amplea. in the hope)
l!t th. narties addressed may like It
wall euouuu W lavor u
uww t . . ik lliat inhannn
Go to Frank and Bteb'i for loo cream.
Oao. W. Kulght, Jeweler,
east aide
Plaza, Ban Maroos.
Baths at the City Mills.
P. A. Kili.
la. eream at the Bed Diamond on Fri
day and Saturday. ...
T.- Pr!,1n t the Blue Front, The
1UO Bioum -----rf -
flrit of the eeaeon.
J. B. Ilaukla's house, near the Institute,
for rent.
A fine selection of cream candles at
Chmbtum WttLe'.
Sorghnm seed for sale at
Habdt & Co.
Tho World Renowned Estey Organ.
On easy terms. Chabtaw 4 Kbxoht.
For a nice, pure article of parched coffee
don't forget to call on u, xiabui
m. Itiehardson is now constantly in re-
oeipt of new and beautiful goods.
j We will remove on the 1st of May to the
building formerly occupied by W. O. Dug
?cer next door to Glover National Bank.
Hotlce Something; New.
I I am now prepared to buy, tell, exchange
or rent out nil kindsjof second band f urni-
I Rooms for Rent.
J From one to three in a pleasant location,
'convenient to business. Iuquire at this
f Thos. Taylor has rented the City Bakery
'and will f nruish fresh tread every day, be
sides every thing in the provision line you
j Kejlick.
I A thorough-bred registered Jersey bull
f will stand this season at San Marcos. Ap
ply to J. R. Pobteb, Saddler.
I Notice.
I O. W. Andrews of San Marcos, Dopnty
Hide A Animal Inspector, Hays Comity.
i Mrs. Watson has wire goods, underwear
laud corsets of every style, iuoluding the
""Zi'phyr for summer wear eBpecially. Ladies
Idnstersj and hats at every price, to suit the
I Now is the time for oultivators, double
shovels sweep-stocks, swoops, hoes, etc
A full stock of all of thoso Goods includ
ing the "Stand Cultivator" on hand at
Wall Paper Cheap. In addition to paper
f standard grades, I have now in biock
some for people who want cheap stun.
!Gilts 30 ots, double roll. Common, 15 ots,
"double roll. J. W. Nanob.
I Mrs. T.K. Hutching,
! South side of the square, has perhaps
he most attrative stand in its way in the
City. Fruits, candies, nuts, etc., are among
her specialties, and all fresh and nice
Don't fail to give ber a oalL
To the Ladles.
Vnn nan liftvn vnur hair either cut or hair
bombing made np into nice braids, by call
ing on Mrs. J. A. Bell at Dailey & Brotn
r's, or at the Webb residence on San An
tonio St.
- I Don't forget to call on Peter Sonberth,
the tailor, first before purchasing your
wens' and boyB' clothing. He will actual
ly furnish the goods and make them np as
cheap, if not cheaper, than the same can
be bought ready made, and of course much
better and more satisfactory. So patronize
home indnstry and save money.
j Product Ho. 1.
7. In persnance of the call of the ebairman
of the county executive Committee. the
democrats of precinct No. 1 will meet at
the Court House in this place Saturday the
28th Inst, for the pnrpose of electing dele
gates to the county convention to meet
May 5th. J. E- PRrrcHrrr, Ch'm.
J Some of the things you will find at H.
I Fresh Prunes, Fresh Currant, Fresh
' Pearl Grits, Fresh Cerealine. the celebrated
rrinoess Tea, Garden Seeds, Onion Setts,
'Irish Seed Potatoes, Uncavassed Hara.
Breakfast Bacon, and in fact everything in
the way of Staple and Fancy Groceries at
prioea as low as the lowest.
t The Safest Medicine
I To have about the nouae at all times Is
Simmons Liver Becnlator. It will harm no
ana. It will benefit all who may nave at
tacks of Billiousneaa. Dynpepsia. Head
ache, Constipation, or other ailmenU re
anlt'ng from a disordered liver or Stomach.
1 r-n it ilnn in the bouse, and Ton win
f bave a fait ily "physician near who will save
i you mny dollars and much snffering. The
grnnine always be oc tne wrapper ui
Z Trade-mark and Signature of J. H.
ZeOia ft Co.
rrrcinct Jlertlnjr.
Tkt DwcraM Ckairaar ef rraelart Cmltl:
Ton are rvqaeated to call mm m wtoS"
of the Desnoerat of yoor repe-tive pre
irtm for the t'.h of April, to elect dt-le-
pxlMt to a couatv ewnvetttoii hereby calld
to meet in San Mareo tm SutnrJav, the 5th
A.r f f.T which will riec. deket to
f mimitva vbkh will neet i Fort
Worth os Tady. tt Tlni dav of Miy
f-wtbe pnrpoof atadra? dV'" a
Katinol cmTrction wbirk BM-rM u St.
Larri m the .V.h of Jar. t txitiiate a
mdi.l for Piwdrtrt asd Vv pr-rwlt.
Tha d.fftvmt chairvea arerTd to take
prompt artwna. Frvo In
Ci'ia Hv Co. L is. Ex. Com.
Kjle, Apr2:h. 14
We beg to call special attention to the Ceuv
etery election notice In onr local columns.
All Interested are respectfully urged to be
in attendance and vote. Don't stay away
and then blame the Trustees for not prop.
eily respecting your wishes. If the man
agetueut don't suit you, come out and ap
ply the proper remedy. Reader, this means
Ban Jacinto day Saturday.
Another timely and abundant rain.
Our business bouses will be olosed from
13 to 6 p. m., the day of the Flreinens'
8prlng la fairly upon as In all her charms
This week It la our Dripping Springs let
ter that came too lute.
Good kkws Bteamer for Ban Maroos
River Spring Lake ordered and on the way,
The services at the Baptist oburoh on
Sunday evening, we learn were of a very
interesting oharaoter and largoly attended.
We learn that San Maroos and Kyle
lodges of the Knights of Pythias are to
have a union plouio at the John MoGehoe
gTound, May 1st.
Remember the State Convention of the
W. C. T, TJ. wUl meet at the Fort Worth
May 9th to 13th. We hope to see San
Marcos represented on that occasion.
Code's ioe maobiue began operation yes
terday morning. The purity of San Mar
oos ioe will be apt to attraot customers
from Loo kh art and elswhere.
And now the Methodist ohuroh and par
sonage have a new fence, The next thing
in order, we anderstand, in pursuan oe of
Bishop Duncan's programme, will be a new
church building. The present one, if it
were good, has become quite too small..
Surely something strange is about to
happen, or rather is actually transpiring.
The city road overseer h, at this writing,
actually working the street lending from
Dr. de Steigers to Mr. Joyce's. We are
glad our authorities are at last finding out
that somebody lives in our mountain wards.
Let the good work go on.
Tfle Woman's Maoazinx is tbs title of a
monthly, edited by Esther T. Houeh and
published by Frank E. Housh & Co., Brat
tleboro, Vt. We have been favored with a
copy of the April number, it contains a
finely executed portrait of the editor, en
graved from a photograph by the Moss En
graving Co., of New York. The table of
contents 'it very attractive. Terms only
91 a year.
The retirement of Col. E. D. Linn, of
the Victoria Advocate, breaks the trio of
editors contemporary with the editor of the
Fj&eb Pbess who were In the business when
he resumed it in Texas, the remaining two
being Col. Baker of the Columbus Citizen,
and Oapt, Cain of the Bastrop Advertiser.
With the exception of the latter, the editor
of the Fekb Fbsss is the oldest in continu
ous service as editor of one paper iu West
ern Texas.
Col. Liun has sold his paper, the Vic
toria Advocate, to Col. Bartow, well
known in journalistic ciralos. Col. Linn,
tor the most part, made the Adyooate an
able and influential journal, bat rocently
we beliero has not given much attention to
the editorial department. We nndorstand
he will go into the stook businass. We
heartily congratulate him on his escape
from a business, whioh, considering the
responsibility, care and vexation imposed,
pays the poorest, probably, of all others.
We were present at the W. C. T. TJ. re
union on Friday night, at the residence of
M. Turner. There was a bouse full of
- . i . i
young folks, ana a gooa time was nun.
Musio wa discoursed by Miss Annie
Haymen and Miss Carrie Myer. Readings
and reoitations were heard from Mrs. Gar-
ett, Miss Myer, Miss Blanohe Barber and
Miss Kato Breeding. All acquitted them-
elves well. The exercises' closed with a
... 1
nice supper, after wnion our reporter ten
the party to the further enjoyments oi tne
San Marcos Cemetery Association.
Election Notice,
An eleotion of Trustees of San Marcos
Cemetery association for the ensuing year
will be held at the Court House at 5 p, m.,
May 1st. Prox.
All lot owners are entitled to vote and al'
are urged to attend.
It is hoped that the almost utter indiffer
ence manifest in former elections will not
prevail this time.
W. O. Hutchisoh. i'res.
E. P. Raymonds, Bec'y.
An old Murder Being Investigated.
Most of onr readers probably will recall
the murder three or fonr years since of an
old gentleman named Jones, who lived
alons in the mountains some miles above
this place. He was found dead with evi
dences ofjviolence upon his person, and an
attempt was msde to cover np the crime by
burning his body with the bonse, which
attempt failed. He was believed to have
bad a good deal of money in the house,
which with valuable papers was stolen.
Suspicion, we learn rested at the time on
one Martin Shnbert and two Mexicans.
Shubert was afterwards convicted of borne
stealing, and has but recently returned
from a term of service in the pen itentiary.
Suspicion being still strong against bim,
he waa arrested and rut in jail Applica
tion was made for bond and the cae was
tried a short time since before Jadge Teich
mneDer of the District Court, who admitted
him to bail tn the asm of t.O"0, which
oot being able to giva, be rentiM in jail.
Ce teara that aonte of the evidence ia the
mm was of a vwv cUnjring ehararteT, bnt
m-hdber it will be found mfEcietit to coa
vict hint remains to be iwn. We learm
that Sheriff Vi is entitled to special
credit for k: efforts to fwrH oat tho r
prtrators of tils terr.b'.e erisa
What is raralin the tmine of a pr
any p"r.e ia inmm nn!.-i.)
m. lv caVt "t tlo tt s-m:BtViM
ral tke i-'nivt f to the stm-
1 temmii'n
ot-e mrnf'.' Tbe 3 vnn r m
tixre -mn v- a r - -
coaraavKMia. - Orange I r.U.ua.
We are glad to learn of the rapid conva
lescence of Mr. A, M. xonug.
L. IT Dnmi Ean.. returned home from
the west thia moraine, and reports fine
rains in that dlrooUon.
Tha ri( flnnni'll imva Mr. Cods the Con
tract for oloaului out the upper waters of
the riyer.
Mrs, D. B. Combs has gone Ban Antonio
to visit her daughter, who la under medi
cal treatment there.
David Combs has gone to Mexloo with
reference to the stock buslneas,
Mr. MoXaughton, jr., of the Times,
made bis first visit to the city of the Alamo,
last week.
Mrr. O'Connor, of Coronal Institute,
has reoently been joined here by several of
her chlldreu.
Elder J, J. Williamson began services at
the Christian Church last nlnht, and will
oontluue over Sunday at the usual hours.
Mr. Van Every diod on yesterday morn
Ing. He was a kind hearted, honest man,
worthy of better fortune.
J. V. Hutohlns, Giesen, and perhaps oth.
re have gone on an alleged huutiug and
fishing excursion iu the -direction of Gon
Mrs. Bobbins and Mr. Marohlson's
hrlrrht v on no dansbter. Carrie, have fav.
ored us with inagnifioent bouquets, which
morn than hear out our praises last week
of the luxurianoe and perfection of their
respective flower gardens.
It seams to have beoome "all the go" to
tumble off the new bridce over the Blanco.
Siuoe little George Brings mode the descent
a workman on the bridge, liarry uonnauv
bv name, followed suit on r riaay last, ran.
ing 80 feet in water only about 18 inches
deep without, as Is reported, receiving auy
News came yesterday morning from Aus
tin of the death of Prof. Lyons. Few men
were better known or better liked than be.
Permission was asked for by telephone to
bury him beside his wife In our old oerae
tery, but we learn the City Council de
nied the request. He will be buried at the
new cemetery to-day.
Major Donaldson is spending a week at
the new Ban Marcos sulphur well of John
Bales. He says it is stronger than the
water of the Lampasas spring, and is already
being extensively used, and destined to
have a great run. Accommodations for
visitors will be had in due time. Another
feather iu the cap of San Marcos.
We are pleased to notice that onr friend,
Philosopher Vogelsang, has found n ex
pedieut to make still a third addition to his
shop and furniture ware-house, esse nis
notice elsewhere. In this connection we
feel it to be only just that we should say a
word commendatory or the industry ana
prompt attention to business.)f our worthy
fellow citizen. Whatever may be tbojjfeht
of his philosophical views, we think pur
people will pretty unanimously agree with
us when we say that we don't know how
they would get along without the services
of Mr. Vogelsang. One of his great merits
is bis promptness. When you want him he
don't hum and haw, and delay, but is right
on hand, accomplishing two or three jobs
while one of your slow coaches would be
considering when he could make a com
mencement on the first one. This flue and
rather unusual trait of charaoter, we think
deserves special commendation. We are
glad, therefore, to notice the evldenoes of
the suocess of Mr. Vogelsang. His boys,
too, are growing up strong and vigor
ous, follqw.ng in their father's foot
steps as workmen, and making him in his
older days more of a power in the com
munity than when he Btood alone,
Lawhon & Bass,
The Gate City is the name of a newspa
per just started at Laredo by Buck Meeks
formerly of this oonnty. It is handsomely
printed and bids fair to deserve success.
Frogamme for Firemcns' Entertainment
April 20, 1888.
1. Overture, 8:30 Bharp W. H, Harris
band. 2. Speech B. G. Neighbors. 8.
Vocal Duet Mrs. Lawhon, Miss Nettie
BealL . Reoitation Miss Jennie North
eraft. 5. W.JH. Harris' band. 6, Vo
otl solo Miss Janie Poole. 7. Read
ing Miss Rosa Lee MoLaughlin. 8. Quar
tetteMrs. Mead, Mrs. Lawlon, Misses
Cara Franklin and Nettie Beall. 9. Reoita
tion Miss Lillie McBride. 10. Quartette
Messrs. Brown, Smith, Franklin and Law
hon. 11. Instrumental Solo Hon, Geo. T.
McGeheo. 12. Reoitation W. H. Nanoe.
13. Musio W. H. Harrii' band. Inspec
tion, parade, base ball and foot races in the
Makriaob Licenses issued since our last
report, March 22nd.
Handy Weaver and Emma Kirksay.
Wm. Gluenewenkel and Emma Birstell.
Wm. Wilson and Lou Dust.
Jose Segovia, and Josef a Sota.
A. P. Maltberger and Georgia M. Tarbor
ongh. Felix Lecon and Theofala Munios,
Newspapers m 1888.
From the edition of Geo. P. Rowell ft
Go's "American Newspaper Directory,"
published April 2nd (its twentieth year) it
appears that the Newspapers and Periodi
cals of all kinds now issued in the United
States andiCanada, now number 16,310,
showing a gain of 890 during the last 12
months and of 7,136 in 10 years.
The publishers of the directory assart
that the impression that when the proprie
tor of a newspaper undertakes to state what
has been his exact circulation, be does not
generally tell the truth is an erroneous one:
and tbey conspicuously offer a reward of
100 for every instance in their book for
this year, where It can be ahown that the
detailed report received from a publisher
was untrne.
Ranraini In MiUInerj!
Wifibing- to cloee oat my stock of
Millinery, by May 1st, I am offering
Hata, Feathers, Flowers, kc, below
cost. Persons in Dtcd of each (roods
woalJ ni it to tbeir advantage to
oall and examine them, before bay
ing eleewbere.
Miae P.rmi Coixxa.
If yoe are ik Simmon's liver Ig-ati
w'll sorelv aid vvr ia making joa well
j If r are Wivo or drj.Tjr or are rof
I fling fnrm any fht of tie mofw 4t
mxi of tie h v"r. HoniKk f bowl, it is
i rear wn ft if oa raoaia CI for 8V
j j-owr eya
- - -. - - - ' -
BELVIN. On Friday the 13th Inst, at
his resldenoe at Uila plaoa. Rev. 11 11
Mulvlu. aaed nearly u years.
The deceased was a native of South Car.
olina, and belonged to the stock of French
nueuenola who have contributed so many
distinguished names to American history.
He came to Texas in 18(5, having, as we
learn, entered the ministry (Uetbodist)
prior to that dale, and was thus one of the
pioneer settlers and ministers or west 'lei-
as. lie was residing at this place, and was
President of Coronal Institute when we
oama here In 1873. His tall, portly and
venerable fluure was well calculated to at
tract atteutlon and eommand respect, al.
though he was singularly modest and unas
suming in hit demeanor. He was one of
the few men of bis calling who "looked the
preaoher." He was distinguished for ele
vation and inflexibility of principle. His
health had been declining for some consid
erable time, so death did not take him by
surprise nor find him unprepared. His
closing days were full of the spirit of Chris.
tiau resignation and trust.
His funeral was attended by a large eon
oourae of his old frieuds and relatives, and
he was buried by the Masonio fraternity of
which he had long been a member.
All persons who propose furulshiug ma.
terial for the supper on to-morrow night,
are hereby requested to report with the
same by noon.
From tht Yank Blade.
I feel a solemn sanctity,
Sweet rest of soul is- mine,
My heart abides in pious peace,
My bonnet sets divinel
Grace, like a river, fills my soul,
In chastened joy I sit,
I feel religion's deepest power,
My sacque's a perfect fit,
A holy fervor penetrates
My soul's remotest nooks,
An earnest, chastened, fervid joy
How ueat that ribbon looksl
The good man tells of Christian peace,
The organ's anthem swells,
I bathe in streams of pure delight,
My dress cost more than Noll's!
0 holy rest! O sabbath oalml
O chastened peace serene!
1 feel thy deep abiding spell,
How dowdy is Miss Green!
I feel a pure, religions glow,
O rapture undefined!
I know my bonnet looks so nice
To those who sit behindi
fin publishing the above, we would by
no means be understood as insinuating its
applicability to our church circles, but leave
the question open to all inquirers. Ed.
The Library Magazine
The ourrent issue of Tub Libbabt Maga
zine presents the extraordinary number of
224 pages, in large type, handsomely print
ed (and all for ten cents, or $1.00 a year!),
tue papers being as important in onaraoter
as thoy are remarkably in quantity, includ
ing one on The Constitution of the United
Suntes, by Hon. E. J. Phelps, United
States Minister to Great Britain; a brilliant
paper on The Mammoth and the Flood,
from the London Quarterly Review; The
Higher Education of Women, from tue
WestininHtor; Islam and Christianity in
India, from the Contemporary; Mr. Ruskin
and His Work, from the Edinburgh; The
Struggle for Exi-tonoe, by T. H. Huxley;
Shakespeare or Bacon? by Sir Theodore
Martin; Mystical Pessimism in Russia, by
N. Tsakni; English and American Feder
alism, by 0. B. Lowell, The Extraordinary
Condition of Corsica, by Charles Sum nor
Maine; The Balance of Naval Power in
Europe, from Blackwood?; one of a series
of papers on Post-Talmudio Literature, by
Dr. Bernhard Pick; The Christian Element
in English Poetry, by M. V. B. Knox; be
sides several other important articles, and
the editorial deportment of Current Thought,
which embodies brief extraots from notable
articles in American and f ereign periodicals.
John B. Alden, Publishor, 393 Pearl Street,
New York; 218 Clark Street, Chicago.
Mr. Ed. Christian.
Mr. Ed. Christian, after a sudden and
short illness, has passed away from earth.
He was one of our most successful busi
ness men, having amassed in our midst a
large fortune. " He was a rental, pleasant
companion, a man or nne impulses and
universally liked by those who knew him
best. In bis death Austin loses one of ber
best and most valuable citizens. The
Statesman extends its condolence to his
strioken family and his large cirole ef sor
rowing friends.
We clip the above from the Austin States
man of Sunday. Mr. Christian was an
uncle of Ed. Ohristain jr. of this place.
For Hale.
A farm of forty-seven acres, sixteen acres
irrigated, ten acres in ribbon oane, two sets
of dwellings about two hundred yards apart
and other out buildings. A bydraulio ram
that supplies the dwelling with water thence
to a reservoir and a trough for stock, a
fish pond with German carp, the water
works and irrigation are from a spring that
stands the test of the dryest seasons. A
good bearing orchard of peaches, pears.
apples, plums, cherries, figs, grapes; this
property fronts the Blanco nyer near town
I would take half in San Maroos city prop
erty if in a desirable location, or one half
down, balance on time to suit purchaser.
The above property is one of the finest
places in Texas for the nursery business.
For further information address
jan26tf Blanoo, Blanco Co., Tex.
It seema that Mr. Blaine is going
to give bis friends every opportunity
to nominate him without bis consent
He has engaged bis paasage home
and will sail on Jane 16. The Re
publican convention will meet on
Jane 19, and will no doubt nominate
Mr. Blaine, who will at that time be
in mid-ocean, and therefore beyond
all personal communication, which
will enable his friends to rush his
nomination' through the convention
withont any question as to whether
be will aocpt it or not The mere
fact that be sails three dsys before
tbe convention meet shows conclu
sively that be is a party of some sacb
scheme as this, for otherwise be
would be too much interested in the
proceedings of tbe convention to vol
untarily cat himself oST from all
means of obtaining information.
Dallas News.
Again tbe monthly slrotyped
falsehood bas been pnbliabed of the
decrease in tbe public debt during
tbe rt month. It ears that tbe
debt has ben decreased f
daring March. It was oot decreased
acr.t daring March. There was
max amount a-i iri v wie fcoara in
Svn trl
OjsIrT Creek.
Editor Faaa rsai-I herewith hand
yon for publication a recipe to keep striped
bnga off of eqnaah, cucumber aud melon
viueai Take wheat bran and sprinkle on
and arouud the stem of the vine about one
handful to the hill. It is best to put it on
in the morning whlls the dew Is on.
I bave Jtried various remedies and find
the common wheat bran to be more effior.
clous than auy with whloh I havs expert'
menled. Tbe flour in the bran adheres to
tbe antenum, feet and wings of the bug,
and gives him such iuoonveoience that he
finds It anpleasaut to stay. I think dust
of auy klud ia a preventive to some extent,
As a test of various kinds I used sulphur,
Urns, ashes, soot and bran, and find loss
trouble by tbs bugs whore bran is used.
have also experimented with earbollo add,
one halt earbollo and one half glycerine,
mixed, and used oue tablespoouful to one
gallon of water put on with a sprinkler.
I ean see no benoflcial effects, but hurt the
plants some. I oaught about a dosen of
these striped Intruders, and Immersed them
In x the pure glycerine and acid, killed one
In a few seconds, tbe others crawled off,
and went on their way rejoicing.
The brown bugs have boon very trouble
some ia soma places. My brother, John
Davis, undertook to raise a little garden,
but soon as seeds would come up, those
brownies" would devour at ones, maklug
a olean sweep down to English peas. Find
ing it impracticable to eatoh all of them,
be spriuklod the remaining peas with water
and sifted on a little arsenic In plowing
his garden a few days afterwards he fouud
the ground full of bugs.
WUl some one give me his experience
with arsonio or Paris green. I have been
afraid to nse either on aooount of injury to
plant and person.
I have planted about 1,000 musk and
water melon hills this season, and expect
to win or have a regular Waterloo,
The last few nights have beon rather cool
for cotton. The lice have mads their ap
pearance and tbe cotton Is at a stand-still.
Corn is looking wolL Yours etc,
Taos, J. Davis.
April 16th. '88.
Everybody wishing for rain.
Mrs. Ophelia Callaway expeots to start
the 1st of May to Washington Territory.
Her husband has been there four months.
He is well pleased with tho oountry.
Dr. Morris and W. P. Morris bave moved
to Martindale Station.
Mrs. P. Wimberley jr. has gone back to
Blanoo oity, after a pleasant stay with her
Mr. Holt and family, from Purgatory,
were in Wiuiberly lost Saturday, visiting
Mrs. Frnnkie Vantis, after a pleasant
stay with her relatives and friends, has re
turned to ber home in San Antonio.
Miss Fannie Howard is visiting friends
in San Marcos this week.
Mr. Z. T. Wiuiberly and wife had a
pleasant trip last Saturday evening, visiting
T. J. Entis aud family. The yonng Mr.
Walter Estls robbed a bee stand, and they
had honey, and all tho good things that
could be ask for. No more.
A Fbibnd to thi Fbbb Pbbss,
Lockhnrt Dots.
Dr. Blunt, of Galveston, formerly of this
place, was visiting his old home last weok.
Miss Etta Hendrick went to San Marcos
Wednesday morning on business.
Mr. Riley, of the Cumberland Posbyter
ian Church, is assisting Mr. J. T. Gillett
in a week of prayer.
Mr. Dan Heimer died yesterday. He wan
an old settler of Caldwell Co.
District Court will adjourn Friday. The
Judge rendered several important decisions.
Mrs , J. J. Williamson paid San Maroos
a short visit last week.
The Firemen will have a plonlo on the 1st
of May.
We enfoyed a pleasant serenade last Fri
day night by tbe young ladies and gentle
men, of Lookhart.
Miss Sarah Runkle is going to give her
school a pionio next Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Mackln went over to San
Maroos this morning,
Lockhart is improving rapidly. We can
hear tbe noise of the hammer all around us.
That Tired Feeling
The warm weather has a debilitating effect,
especially upon those who are within doors
most of tbe time. The peculiar, yet common,
complaint known as "that tired feeling,"
is the result. This feeling can be entirely
overcome by taking Hood's SarsaparUla,
which gives new life and strength to all
the functions of the body.
I could not sleep t bad no appetite. I
took Hood's SarsaparUla and soon began to
sleep soundly could get np without that
tired and languid feeling; and my appetite
Improved." B. A. SaxroKO, Kent, Ohio.
Strengthen the System
T'BocA' iBeJTUiparnia Is characterized by
three peculiarities I 1st, the eowUHnaMon of
remedial agents Id, the proportion M, the
precast of securing the active medicinal
qualities. Tbe result Is a medicine of unusual
strength, effecting cures hitherto unknown.
Send for book containing additional evidence.
Hood's SarsaparUla tones np my system,
purines my blood, sharpens my sriietlle. and
Voms to make me over." J. P. iHOJirsoa,
BegUter ot Deeds, Lowell Mass.
Hood's Bartaparuls beats all others, and
Is worth Its weight In void." I. Uajumvotox,
130 Bank Street, Kew lurk City.
Hood's SarsaparUla
Bole by all druggists. It ; six for S5. Mads
only by G. L HOOD OO, Lowell, Maafc
IOO .Doses One Dollar
Mwlral "talj aaWUkeS. CaMala IS
ia h ' avM KO'iura IS Staff
I atw XKlc litnrf law. InrfMient.
r rrrH'a SI wnt at at araa alc4 Irea
ir MUhfM af paaltoatlaaa aa a pranlaa, tkaa Ika
taoiwr nallf txrtm (im ta ar
wktak mH m la aira a taaa Uaa S fmt
aalv SI- WttS taa fraary aaaaar aa taatracw
artM, "HiTta aa aalla S'ntlar" ? taat C.
(tt aa "aaw aa wit! aaatlaaa awil
aaata Tfcla aa4a at anictaa at alae-ttk aaaay
w mttrm at aaaatrlaata. aaS at a4 aa at
(k bim nMt fc-lo at iaa awavUr M-
tto :B)ir s. ' r pcia
T aw w4m la a lata aaaw at aafc-
nkm a awra'a Imu Jra.at ' ai aa
Ja v - ' ,B r a a4 ant r u
mt a al 1'ia.K fra
abr. Fr J ill
r i.vaatnsro rvr.
IX) I'll "al St . ra.taalja. Pa
Tbs CanTvav The April number of the
Century cloaea the thlny-flfth half-yearly
volume. Tbe Bret artlul la by Edward L.
Wilaon,-th wall-known photographer, and
is desorintive of the natural and other feat,
urea of Palestine "From Dan to Lleenheta,',
The artiol baa s great numbur of Illustra
tions, mainly from photographs, aud will be
of spatial interest to tbe teachers and stu.
dents of the International Sunday school les
sons. Theodore Roosevelt, in tils somber,
dserrilies that dooidodly American institu
tion, "The RounCip." As Mr. Roosovell
and Mr. Ueuilngtou, the artist, have both
participated in suub sceues aa are here de
pleted, the paper Is unusually vivid both in
Utter-press aud illustrations. An Illustra
ted article on the ' Amerioaa Inventors ot
the Telegraph" tells the inside story of the
Inventlou, especially bnnglng out the ser
vices rendered to the enterprise by Mr. Al.
fred Vail. Mr, Vail's extremely Important
eonneotlon with the invention ia here for
the first time fully aud authoritatively told.
Tbe article will be a anrpriae to the burger
part of the public, The Century has ita
usual complement of short sketches, poems,
editorial oominent and war memoranda.
Ex-Goy. Palmer Married
Springfield. 111., April . Ex-Oov, John
M. Palmer and Mrs. Helen L, Kimball of
this city were married at 9:20 o'clock to
day at the Lamb family residence on 2nd
aud Adams streots, In the presence of about
forty relatives. The Rev. James A Reed
officiated. No display of any kind was
permitted to deprive the oocasion of its pri
vate and exclusive nature and the many
handsome tokens of personal esteem which
were reoeived were not exhibited. The bride
wore a cloth traveling costume, '
Tbe couple will spend an autumnal non.
eymoon in St. Louis. The bride is aged 43
and tbs groom 70. Mrs. Palmer was a Miss
Lamb, a member of oue of tbe oldest fami
lies of the city and the sister-in-law of Qen.
Johu Cook.
Gov. Palmer retired from tbe war a
major-general and has since held many
positions of honor and trust. In 1870 he
was a member of the commission appointed
by order of oongress to investigate the eleo
tion frauds in Louisiana, aud was elsotsd
governor of Illinois in 1SU8.
The "Masasine of Amerloan History"
for April, is again largely devoted o por
traits and other niemoribilia of Washing
ton. "Tbe Acquisition of Florida" is a
very ably written artiole by our Minister to
Spain, Hon. J. L. M. Curry, LI D.
Professor A O Hopkins, of Hamilton Col
lege, contributes "Between Albany and
Buffalo," a delightful description of the
early methods of transportation ana travel
in New York; to be continued in the May
number, A bright piotnre from the diary
of Rev. Manasseb Cutler is entitled,
'Ohuroh-golng New York City In 1787."
Mrs. Alice D Le Plonceon furnishes an In.
atruotlve aooount of "The Conquest of tbe
Mayan" in Yuoatan. A curiously enter.
talning f contribution ia "An Englishman's
Pooket Note book in 1828." tolling in a
very racy style of what he saw in Amerioa.
Andrew D. Melllo, jr., writes or "rne
Militia of New Jersey in tne Revolution,"
and Professor Oliver P. Hubbard draws a
striking picture of the "Harmony of His
tory." Published at 743 Broadway, New
Everything which belongs to pure, healthy
blood is imparted by Hood's Sarsaparilla.
A trial will oonvinoe you of its merit.
School Eleotion at Kerr yllle.
Kebbvilli, April 4. At the school elec
tion to-dnv there were 33 votes cast: 32 of
that number were in favor of a sohool tax of
40 oents on the $100 for the purpose of pay
ing interest on money to be raised by issu
ing 20-year, 6 per oent interest bearing
bonds to to the amount of f 8,000, for tbe
purpose of buying tbe ground and building
a house and furnishing a ' school, Tb
trustees think they can have the house
ready by the first of September.
Cannot San Maroos do as well as Kerr-
Patents Granted.
Patents granted to oitizons of Texas dur
ing the past week and reported expressly
for the FnEB Pbkss by O. A. Snow fc Co.,
patent lawyers, opp. TJ. S. Potent office,
Washington, v. y. i
J, A. Baohman, Anstin, Shutter fastener.
Kate P. Beaird, Tyler, Sewina machine.
Peter L. Brady, Heame, Nut look.
E. East, Armour, Cultivator,
A. J. Onssom, White Wright, Automatlo
grain measuring maohine.
A. Mnttljetz, Uiddings, .Baling press.
H, Sipe, Cleburne, Gate.
R. W, Aroher, Beeville, Baling press.
W. A. Cruwdus, Dallas, Dynamo elect rio
O. D. Streeter, Waco, Fire kindler.
The citizens of San Marcos
and surrounding country are
invited to call and make the
acquaintaince of the "St Leon
ard Hotel," when they have
business in San Antonio. No
where in Texas can nicer ac
commodations, better fare, or
more home comfort be found
for $i. and $2.00 per day.
E. S. Mackin,
Plans and Estimates furnished on applica
tion. Correspondence solicited.
Address, Box 29. San Maroos. mr251y
Pacts Worth Knowing I
Will poalllaalT ra BlaaS Palaaaiffg la avar farm.
Cataira. Dvala, Dfaa aa all farm. Braaaia,
E17.Jp.laa. laaoainla, Inaaalir, Vaaralaia. Kkaaaia
Urn, Salailoa aa4 all faatlal SaraagaaM la aa4
Will aaalUral car tka want aaaaa f Bar Kaa,
lOSAilE E. 7. 1517X2, "
soli raoatrrsBM.
IIO Bast Taatth ntraet, Aaefla, Tax.
Territory for Rath and Ere Hater for
Sale, Eye Water express te auy
part ef tbe Calt! State. receipt
f $1 2. bajer paylat; exprrat
Wm. Thomaa.sr.JSan Marco. Tex..
9 UaWna. ti-Smmr mf Taaaa, AaaOa;
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aauaor, a aavta; T . m aarwart. "
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Jaara frtu Tr Bra. avaMa mm Bra. Dr.
lkar(, Aa.ua: W. R. Brva. laiinlk ta
mmmrnxy. Bra. . CM. raHaa, Ark i It B. i.
Iwrt. Saa A.aa.. B)f. AHna Prnoa-.
A Slstlnguiohoi Judg Sayii
Austin, Tbxas, Jan. 29, 188T.
Mr, A. K. Ilawkesi . '
Dear Sir i I am 62 years old. I 'bought
a pair 0( your Uryatalised Lensee about a
year ago, whan I could with dlflloulty, i4
very large print After nsing your glasses
three or four months 1 notioed that my sight
Improved, and I now read the finest print
with tbe naked eye. Jambs H, Dbuu
a ix iTia rirrao iu tm irt qdabiithd
& f. McAllister,
San Maroos.
raasuiNT. non rur.
Capital raid Up $60,000.
Authorized Capital, $160,000.
A Gaaaral Danklns BuiIsmi Traatsotad. Aa.
tounU f Harobanla, Nrai aa InSivMaal sallaitas
W. D. WOOD. w. o. HUTCH won. .
P. a. OLOvaa. -o. w. donalson.
' Hy281yJ
Raw Books aod latest Rawapapars sad Parlo4(als
S aaolall. A tall Una of Stationary
sad Bolluna.
BarTrMUit aa wall as raildant ptttt wHl bars
And what la.y vast Id the Ho ef papara.raad.
Ids Btattar. at, Oall and . luaattl
Is now "at horns" in his new and elegant
shop adjoining Rofhslna' hotel, on the
Square, where lie will be glad to welcome
old and new friends and customers. Good
barbers and satisfactory work assured. flOlf
Attorney at Law
OiBoe over Green's Bank, Ban Mar
cos. aop9tt
Drs. Woods & Beall,
Physicians and Surgeons.
Calls left at tho Drugstores of Baynolds
A Daniol and V A. Beall will receive
promot attention. ' fb 24tf
San Marcos Hotel
$1.00 A DAY,
Mrs. If. BEED, Proprietress, '.
John P. Lehde, M. D.
Special Attention to Spinal piteate.
Capt. Martin House,
lira. S. A. HOACH. Proprietress.
tcTClates by day, week or month very rea
sonable. Visitors to Eyle will And this
a comfortable home. deoltf, .
Sirs. IT. L. Dill, Proprietress. -
Centrally Situated, Good Sample Boom.
(AMieaHer U Winn at fop.) '
Baa Astoate liraat, kaiwaaa Danay's Caraar
aad Sia Maraoa Hatal.
of all kinds at bottom rates. dofitf
I larlla Ipaeial AtUaUt a I sty
aid KAir oth i a vAUKnia.
Taa aaklBR la Saa arlth aaa af Ike Ja Viaa
aaaaa aaaia by a aaw pracaaa af SWIaaiaS aaal
kick aukaa tka taeSa pralarakla a tkaaa kakad
la ataar aaaaa aa ikar era mm SrtaS. aa4 Ikav ara
aaara palaukl aa kaalikfal. I Sil aU araar Sw
eraaaaata! Oaeklaa. AU kladsaf Maau kak.S.
liiMHftJ), niBTIH BIEEK.
Feed Store.
Corn, Oata, Hay, Bran. Cboppei
fe4 anJ everj thing !m In hia line
cooetantlj on band. jan27tf
OPTTCE: KorfhS d I4i .vaa.r,
tmm lairc. - Trial

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