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STATESMAN.
AUSTIN, TEXAS.
TIIUSItDAY
- Al'Ii. 12. 1883
It is reported that
ing to America.
Farnell iscom-
Ex-United States Attorney
Bvens; it is said, is after Col Ilayne's
place at Brownsville.
J udoe McComas and wife, recently
killed by the Apaches in Arizona
were burled at Fort Scott.
A little girl, not seven years old,
the daughter of the editor, is a regu
lar compositor on the Black Waxy.
And straightway soinc of his ad
niirinir friends are naming Judge
Greaham as a presidential candidate,
Col. Jim Buitton, of Sherman,
and W. T. Haygood, of Jefferson,
both want U be state railroad engi
neer. '
It is estimated that tho loss in
sheep in Texas during the severe cold
snells of List winter was three hun
dred thousand head.
It was asserted in a uieetiusr m
Boston the other day that intemper
ance is niakins fearful inroads on
women ',is it has done on men.
And now the Fort Worth Gazette
will be issued every day in the weeK.
The management announce the step
a necessity to meet public deniaud.
The Examiner is of the opinion
that conditional pardons are uncon
.sUtuiiomiind the St atesman is in
clined to believe it
is correct in this
opinion.
The
fiibbs'
eovemor's veto of Senator
federal court house bill,
though made on. legal grounds, was
not sustained. The disapproval
was unanimous.
Consul Wilson, of X antes, writes
that the reason for the prohibition of
the importation of American pork
iato France is a desire to retaliate
against the American tarift so far as
it affects French good.".
And no'w a letter has been dragged
to light, written by Kutabaga John
son in 1877 to Brick Pomeroy, in
which it appears that at that time the
said Johnson was one of the staunch
est supporters of Greenbackism in
Collin county.
CemmondouIcous, the Greek states--MftBJived
on a salary of $2000 a year
and th1nrpossesserdf $400,000. Pub
lic men of this country, who accumu
late vast wealth in place, would
answer in explanation of this mystery
that it is all Greek to them.
The law regulating the disposition
of the mineral lands of the state was
framed and introduced by Hon. A.
W. Houston, the senator from Bexar
county, and this gentleman deserves
great credit for having originated and
carried thrpugh this valuable public
measure.
The Examiner is mistaken; the
capitol syndicate has not acquired
title to the capitol lands. The com
pany's right to use is acquired, but no
fe simple conveyance has been made.
uch conveyance will be made when
the stipulations of the contract are
faithfully executed.' -.
It was fortunate for the state that
the Increase in the treasurer's bond
"does not go into effect during the
present incumbent's. term. Mr. Lub
bock had said . he would resign if
forced to increase his bond, and how
the state is ever to do without his
service is not understood.
- A scandal concerning toe late
Prince Gortschakoff is that he left a
mistress, professionally Lina Braun,
but who is no other than Jim Fiske's
old pet,' Josie 1 Mansfield. Lina, or
Josie, whoever she is, has begun a suit
against the prince's heirs for 28,000
marks a year. . which she laims the
prince promised her.
. A school of pharmacy for women,
said to be the only institution of the
kind in the coifntry, has been organ
ized at Louisville, Kentucky, under
conditions which are thought- to be
favorable to its success. The pro
jected course of study covers two
years, each year being divided into
two terms' being September 1 and
February 15, and containing twenty
weeks each.
It is now proposed, in England,
to build steam fire engines with sepa
rate and disconnected boilers. It is
claimed by the builders that two
horses cannot haul more machinery
upon four wheels than is massed in
the present steam fire engines, and
this puts a limit to the increase of
power." But by the change suggested
the power can be trebled with only
double the number of horses.
Certainly the story that the im
perial coronation in fiussia is to be
postponed cannot be true, for that
very thing, coupled with the general
refusal of royalty to attend, would
show - the dread of Xihilism, and
would give it renewed life. The
trouble about it is that there really is
a little too much life in the . restless
organization, and the coronati n must
be a dead affair with the death-like
. gutter that will surround it.
A remarkable invention is de
scribed by the Electrical Iieview. It
is a device for photographing in a
telephone exchange all persons using
the telephones on wires emanating
therefrom. The photograph appears
. on a ribbon which runs under the eye
of the operator. If the person using
the instrument is not a subscriber,
the fact is at once app irent, and the
person in whose office the telephone
is located is charged a fixed sum for
allowing his instrument to bo used
by one not entitled to use it. Each
ribbon will hold 250 photographs, and
when full will be filed away.
Touching the persistent fallacy
that high productive duties keep up
workingmen's wages, the Louisville
Courier-Journal wants to know why
the advocates of that system do not
say something about the wages paid
workingmen in fieruiuij, H oissia,
Austria and Fracce, where their t'n
vorite policy is in f idl blast? "Wbyv
do .they not stow their readers the
size of the vages paid under pro
v tective tariff in Europe? They sny
' " iolT always makes high wages
eady work.' Let them show
'-etion works in Europe. Co
Is, and ffiv vcur readers
LEGISLATIVE WORK.
AVhen the work of the eighteenth
legislature is summed up it can be
trutufully stated that it has in its
good works exceeded public expecta
tion. Both senate and house have
been hard-working bodies, and, with
out rudder, they have struggled
igainst many difficulties, and over
coming tormiuabie ones, me legisla
ture has reallv accomplished what
ought to satisfy the people. Some very
serious blunders were committed by
patt legislatures in relation to public
lands. These have been mainly
corrected, and much valuable domain
has been reclaimed, that was regarded
a3 lost, without corresponding benefits
to the state. It is estimated that in
the neighborhood of four millions
iicres of the public domain, set apart
for debt payment at fifty cents an
acre, has been saved, and that in this
item alone the state saves over seven
millions of dollars. The four million
acres of land was on the market
at fifty cents an acre, and the
revenue derivable . under tho sale
would have been two million, live
hundred thousand dollars. With the
price of land fixed now at two dollars
per acre, the state gains the difference
between two million live .hundred
thousand and ten million dollars. Of
these lands tho university nas been
given one million acres and the public
free schools a like amount, represent
ing at present valuation two million
dollar for the university and the
same sum for the free schools.
The valuable timbered lands of tho
state are to le watched with zealous
care, and. while much of these hinds
passed away from the statu under the
old law, enough remains to tell hand
somely in swelling in time the school
fund of the state. The provision for
deriving a revenue from the mineral
lands, belonging to the state and to
the several endowment funds, is a
wise conclusion to a question that
has been agitated for years. Un
der this law it may be expected
the mineral resources of the state will
be rapidly developed. The long de
ferred return to the university fund
of moneys taken from it years ago
was a just act, and by it impetus is to
be given to the early successful es'
' tablishinent of a university, which
must before long be the pride of
every Texan. Xot only must this
noble act be chronicled of the
eighteenth legislature, but its bounty
in lands, donated to. the cause
of higher as well as lower education,
gives it honorable -distinction in
in the legislative annals of Texas
Such matters are of state-wide impor
tance, but these are by no means all
of such importance. The acts will
speak for themselves, and the labors
performed, both of a general and i
special character, will compare in im
portance with any Texas legislature,
and even surpass all, when it is borne
in mind that everything done was
purely of legislative conception. It
did not abolish the jury
system, nor did it pass a law that any
body in the state shall be inoculated,
nolens volens, with all the diseases
that man is heir to; but it did rally
nobly in the cause of humanity, and
lifted the state out of a most despic
able position, in which it was placed
many years ago under radical su
premacy. The one act of abolishing
penal servitude in Texas, of stopping
this disgraceful sale of convicts to
individuals, is worth more to Texas
than the. price of twenty legislatures.
Already the papers of other states
teem with praises of a people who ad
vance upon the moral plane as do
Texans, and the high opinions enter
tained abroad of a noble people who
can thus cast aside, inhumanities
when other states hesitate, will tell
in favor of Texas to the extent of
millions. The eighteenth legislature
has done well, and the praise belongs
to it alone, for, unaided by the usual
surroundings, it has accomplished all
that has been done.
The Prince of Wales asks the czar
to excuse him from attending the
coronation, since he cannot absent
himself from England for a month at
that particular time. The prince we
expect indulged in a mental reserva
tion that together with Nihilists and
dynamite his absence might be made
perpetual These royal heads wear
uneasy crowns.
The comments on the vast profit
made by the capitol syndicate, which
now find their way into many of the
Texas papers, would be very good in
many instances if it were not that the
syndicate has made no sale. They
have no title to the lands and cannot
sell them until the conditions of a
contract have been complied with,
these conditions being the building of
the new capitol.
The Bessemer steel matters of the
country are now threatened with a
new peril Within a few days a trial
of paper rails will be made on a prom
inent western trunk line, the issue of
which will be watched with interest.
The pulp of which the rails are en
tirely conposed is, by pressure, made
as solid as metal and much more dura
ble, while the safety thus obtained is
multiplied by atmospheric changes
that comprise the main drawback to
steel Besides this, the cost of manu
facture is so much less as to promise
universal adoption in the event that
the test proves to the expectations of
those who have undertaken the mat
ter. The governor of Dakota Territory
refused to sign a bill passed, providing
fot a constitutional convention to
organize a state out of that portion of
the territory south of the forty-sixth
parallel In consequence the people
have called a convention to meet at
Huron, June 19, to arrange for a reg
ular constitutional convention to be
held later. They propose to clefine
boundaries, select a state name, adopt
a constitution, and elect senators and
representatives, and then demand ad
mittance into the union. This pro
posed assertion of the right to call
and hold a constitutional convention,
the legislature having failed to secur
an effectuation of its act, is legitimate
and unassailable.
Hon. Sam Cundifk, representative
of Smith and Gregg counties, has
been one of the most attentive and
industrious members of the legisla
ture, beinsr alwavs at his Dost and
faithful and consistent in the per
formance of his duties, whether on
th floor of the house, or as a member
of the committee on finance and rev
enue, and commerce and manufac
tures, or as the efficient chairman of
the coran,'"eon claims and accounts
Mr. )eiiig a lawyer, was
not ambitious to liguroin lengthy dis
cussions, but always expressed his
views clearly, logically and frankly,
lie voted for the Gibson railroad bill
and co-operaled actively in effecting
amendments' to various important
measures.
Unpaid taxes disqualify nearly
two-thirds of the 50,000 voters in
Khodo Island.
The colored Methodist Episcopal
church has a membership of over one
hundred thousand. "
SriitiTUALissi claims over two mil
lions of avowed believers in this
country all converted in thirty-live
years. -
Harvard college receives from
generous friends in donations an
amount ranging annually from $100,-'
000 to $250,000.
It will be January 1885 when
another session of the legislature
meets. The session just closed cost
the state nearly $100,000.
Talmage says there is one thing
prayer won t do. It won t pay nis
salary. Mr. Talmage isn't the first
man that has discovered this bit of
financial philosophy.
Mk. Talmage says: "A live
church will have a live Sabbath
school. A stupid church with a
stupid Sunday school is a dead mother
holding a de;ul child."
Notwithstanding the fact that
our navy is now composed exclusively
of officers for which the government
has not the slightest use in the worltl,
tliev go on manufacturing embryo
commodores and admirals.
During the eighty-two years that
have elapsed since the union, it is
computed that Ireland has been
drained of $2,050,000,000 in the shape
of absentee rents, most of which
would have been spent at home to
fructify trade and commerce if the
island possessed a legislature of its
own.
Herr Most promises to issue a
proclamation to the Socialists relative
to plans for postponing the czar's cor
onation. This is a country of free
speech, but it looks as though some
kind of an arrangement ought to be
fixed up for getting this dirty fellow
into a penitentiary for a long term of
years.
A n intimate friend of Senator Ed
munds asserts that the acting vice
president will not be a candidate for
the presidency. It is also said for
him that when congress meets next
December he will resign as president
pro tern of- the senate; that his accep
tance of the position was only to pre
vent the naming of another.
Senator Gibbs, by reason of his
chairmanship of the committee oh
constitutional amendments, was en
titled to be appointed on the commit
tee to prepare the address to the peo
ple, and no member of the senate was
better .qualified to perform the duty.
His friends think that his failure to
tret the appointment was the result of
his active fight against the peniten
tiary lease ? Straws show which way
the wind blows. The people will re
ward their, champions in this im
portant matter. Two of the three
members of the committee were ap
pointed from adjoining districts.
Speaker Gibson has made an en
viable record as the presiding officer
of the house. The uniform justice of
his rulings, and the courtesy with
which every member and every ele
ment or faction in that body has been
treated has greatly popularised him.
Besides, his ability as a presiding
officer is now recognized as second, if
so' at all, to but few men in any
country. His quick perception, his
wonderful readiness as a parliamen
tarian, the remarkable retention of
all points, surrounding a measure
under consideration and his prompt
decision made him perfectly at ease
in managing a large deliberative
body. Few men combine the facul
ties necessary for such a presiding
officer.'and Mr. Gibson appears to pos
sess them all. His selection as speaker
was a most fortunate one.
The trial of six Nihilists at St. Pe
tersburg, and of twenty-six at Odessa,
is progressing. There seems to be no
terror in death to these people. In
the single matter of conspiracy and
assassination Russia and England
have much in common. In Russia
death appears to have no terrors for
the Nihilists. Like all things else he
is a product of a cause, and that cause
cannot be uprooted by destroying its
products. Heads may be cut off, but
the roots will still flourish
will produce more heads.
Few people . yield life in
defense of a mere sentiment. There
must be something more tangible
tnan that. . In Ireland the Fenians
are not endangering their own lives
simply that the executipner may
thrive. In their methods they may
be, and undoubtedly' are, in error.
Yet underlying their actions is
patriotism in some degree. Russia
fails by imposing death, tortures and
exile, to stamp out the spirit of insur
rection. It is doubtful if England
will be any more successful. Evident
ly there are trying times in store for
both Russia and England. .
Two-fifths of the adult male pop
ulation of Connecticut are denied the
right to vote. The machinery of the
state government is controlled by a
ring that limits the franchise to a
property qualification. A citizen
must own real estate and pay taxes
before he can exercise the right of
suffrage. Of the thousands of mill
operatives employed by the large
manufacturers not one can go to the
polls and record his ballot, unless it
be under the favor of his employer
and to subserve some purpose which
that person may have in view. A few
rich men alone control the state. The
late canvass was meant to reverse this
condition of things. It was made on
a demand for a new constitution,
which would accord to the poor man
the same rights that are enjoyed by
the rich. The Sprague ticket repre
sented this progressive principle. The
opposition maintained the old order
of things. The contest was a deter
mined effort on the part of 'wealthy
men to retain political ascendency,
and an equally determined effort on
the part of the ostracised classes to
deprive them of it Naturally,
the Democrats acted with the people,
but the odds were too great . The
Republican seheme of disfranchise
ment won; a sufficient number of the
people were disf ranchised to make the
masses powerless in an unequal
struggle.
OUK NEW YORK LETTER.
.Monster Hotels in Mew York and
Their Distinctive Features
Xew York News Compiled
by Tramp.
From Our Special Correspoudeut. J
New York, April 18,1883.
New York has near fifty first-class
monster hotels, and some of the most
prominent of them possess distinctive
features and are generally patronized
by a class ot guests who have
some common bona ot interest
or svmpathy. The causes that
lead to this is either nationality.
politics or business. The Brevort
hotel on Fifth Avenue, near Wash
ington square, is the resort of the
swells ana "nous ' oi an eneie Euro
pean aristocracy, while the old St.
Julian, now tne uoinmerciai, on
Washington Place, near Broadway,
formerlv enjoved the cream of the
travel from Spain to South America.
As its name indicates, it is now bla
ding for a different trade, though I
believe it does not advertise for it
outside of city papers, as does the
Grand Union hotel, across the street
from the grand union depot, and the
Hotel Dain, on Fifteenth street, near
Union square. These two hotels are
well patronized by commercial men.
The Hoffman House on Broad
way above Madison square, is the
trysting place of brokers and well-to-do
speculators, and is selected by
many army and navy officers wherein
to give dinners to friends. The Albe
marle, hard by, enjoys a liberal trade
from distinguished foreigners, am
bassadors and diplomatists. Bern
hardt and Langtry "roosted" at the
Albemarle. The Morton house,
Union Square hotel and Everett
house, all on Union Square, are fre-
nuented bv actors and actresses. The
principal part of the ratronage of the
St James is that ot sporting men,
while the Sturtevant house is c. own
ed with people engaged in mining
or the manufacture of mining
machinery. The lotty JJuekinghaui
is honored by royalty guests from
Dom Pedro, of Brazil, to King Kala
kua, of the Sandwich Islands. This
house is also the resort of brides and
giooms. All high-toned brides com
ing tojsew lork should manage to
aret the joy or her honeymoon to take
her and the Saratoga accompaniment
to the Buckingham. The grand old
Windsor scoops in tie buus ami bears
ot Wall street, and is a tavonte with
high-tlying society people of the Bos
ton, Providence and Albany brand.
The white walls of the prominentFifth
Avenue hotel, on Madison bquare, shel
ters the upper tendum great American
politician ot ail shades ot political
conviction. There you will meet a
regiment of men wearing high hats,
loner black coats and red noses, the
fellows who smoke 25 cent cigars and
indulge liberally in French bottled
goods the kind the Sifters like,
Nearly all who put up at the New
York hotel are southerners. This
house, during the war, was considered
a "hot-bed ot secession," and it came
near being mobbed. At the New
York may be seen the long-haired.
broad-brimmed planter of the
cotton and sugar plantation
band; and also the old
'mammy," the indispensable travel
ing companion of a southern family.
Everything about this house be
tokens Dixie, the land of "cinnamon
seed and sandy bottom, hurrah!
hurrah!" etc. The Grand Central.
Metropolitan, St.Dennis, St. Stephens,
St. Nicholas, Astor house, Earls ho
tel, the Cosmopolitan and others, all
well patronized, do not seem to have
any prominent distinctive features,
but they are just as good and popular
as though they did. The New York
and all those mentioned after it,' are
located below twelfth street. When
it comes to second and third class
hotels. New York has about a score
of them.
new yoek news.
The old Fulton market, torn down
last summer, was built in 1821.
The Barnum show now exhibiting
at Madison Square garden is doing an
immense business. The exhibition
fee is fifty cents, or one-half what is
charged in Texas.
The failures for the first three
months of the year as compared with
the corresponding period in 1881 and
1882 make a formidable showing.
They were 3,189 against 2,140 last year
and 1.986 in 1881
It is estimated that there are 40,
000 women and girls in New York
who supsort themselves. It is also
estimated that 250,000 people leave
the cj.ty and cross the ferries every
nignt and return every pmcning.
A widow lady recently attended a
theater and among the most graceful
dancers in the ballet she recognized
her daughter, who mysteriously dis
appeared from home several months
previously. The girl went home with
her mother.
Rochester is proud of its astrono
mer, and Dr. Lewis Swift, who has
just received the La Lande prize of
the Paris academy of science, is the
lion of the day. lie is acknowledged
by the Parisian savant i to be the most
eminent astronomer of the year.
The Stewart wholesale building,
corner Broadway and Chambers
street, is being changed and converted
into stores and offices. Two stories
are being added to it. Fifty years
ago a colored people's graveyard, sur
rounded by a rail fence, occupied its
site.
Mr. Jay Gould has returned, and
says Wall street is the only blue part
of the country he has lately passed
through. Everywhere else in the
country the outiook is promising.
Mr. Gould, while not desiring to set
up as prophet, ventures the opinion
that business will pick up in a short
time, for he says the country is in a
better condition than it was a year
ago.
New Yorkers are tired of winter
and long for a sight of budding
spring and a kindly promise of com
ing warmth. The weak, the frail, the
old; the people whose blood is thin
and vitality low; who. suffer from
neuralgia, rheumatism, weak lungs
and other ills all these and many
more, long for the season that is lag
ging on the road. As yet we have
had but three or four spring-like
days. '
' Mr. Beecher is earnest in his desire
for the regulation of the liquor traffic,
and made an earnest speech in advo
cacy of it, at the meeting in Brooklyn
last night, called to discuss the tem
perance question. This is something
that will not down, and that cannot
be kept out of sight, try as timid poli
ticians may. It is growing every
day, and appeals more strongly to the
moral sense than slavery for it is
something that comes home directly
to all Mr. Beecher's speech was
strong and forcible and will have a
good effect.
,The Thirteen Club of this city, now
something more than a year old, has
given occasion for much comment con
cerning the superstitions attaching to
that peculiar number. Every one
knows, or should know, that the bad
reputation of thirteen at table came
from the important and solemn event
which is called the Last Supper, when
Judas was exposed as the traitor.
But in none of the many articles re
cently published about the fatal
fifteen do we remember to have
seen any allusion to the
well-known fact that there
were thirteen American colonies in
1776, that threw off the yoke of Eng
lish oppression; or that there were
thirteen original states in the Ameri
can Union; or that there were for a
long time only thirteen stars on the
flag; or that there are now only thir
teen stripes on the flag; or that the
grand motto of the Union E Pluri
bus Unum consists of thirteen let
ters; or that our three great military
presidents Andrew Jackson, Zachary
Taylor and Ulysses S. Grant each
had thirteen letters in his name.
It has become quite an event for a
New York girl to make her debut in
society. She has to be regularly ini
tiated and her entree made an event
A very charming event it is when the
circle of acquaintance is large and
the debutante a favorite. . It is now
the fashion to give two entertain
ments, one to her - young associates
that she is supposed to part with and
another to the mature people, into
whose ranks she is to be ushered. To
le in proper form, the first of these
parties must lw: given in the evening
ind the second in the afternoon.
On no account must the young
lady wear anything but white. As
this custom is comparatively a new
one in this city, the rapidity with
which it has grown is remarkable.
During the present season there have
been innumerable parties of this kind
and they have had a peculiar interest
of their own. Young ladies who now
formally enter what is called the "gay
vortex, are scheduled as it were, and
the voting gentlemen are present
when they are launched upon the
world of fashion, with the same curi
osity that, steamship men would ex
hibit at the launching of a new ship.
OUR WASHIXGTOA LETTER.
r Front Oiir Special Correspondent. J
WASHINGTON, April 10.
To the Editor of The Statesman :
The busy counting of the money
in the treasury still goes on, and what
ought only to require a few days'
work will engage the attention of a
lazy humdrum committee for several
weeks. It is claimed at the depart
ment that the committee is working
remarkably fast, but that i hree weeks
more wiU be required to finish the
arduous task. Chairman Upton says
that they have passed the point
where errors are possible to be made.
and thinks that the count will be
universally correct. AU of the cur
rent . cash which is used in
the cash room or in immediate
connection with that room, amount
ing to probably eight or ten millions
of dollars, has been counted, and the
only variation that has been found is
an excess oi xour cents, inecom-
mutee is at present worKing on tneency - t0 gr0wth, and that
eighty millions of dollais.
The treasurer's office is certainly in
good order. There is not a dollar in
it that could not be passed over the
counters in the lapse of twenty-four
hours. As an evidence of the exact
ins with which the coins used in
Uncle Saui's domains are made, not a
single light weight in one of them so
far hits been discovered. Gillillan al
ways made it a rule that light weight
coins were always sent back to the
mint as fast as they accumulated.
The chairman of the committee says
that in his life he has examined a
great many sub-treasuries, but he
never found one in all his experience
in such good condition as the main
one in Washington. A good many
subordinate changes have been made
by Wyman since he was placed in
Gillispie's place. Thomas E. Rodgers,
financial book keeper of the redemp
tion division, has been made superin
tendent ot that important division, in
place of E. O. Graves, who is promoted
to be assistant treasurer. Other
changes were made, and Mr.
Wyman shows a disposi
tion to reward merit and
years of close attention to business,
A special agent of the department,
who has had great experience in cus
toms matters, predicts that there will
be
MANY FRAUDS
Perpetrated under the new law. The
frauds will be chiefly under the pro
vision repealing package and inland
transportation charges which has
already gone into effect. One reason
why that law was enacted was to
prevent frauds, but our solons did
not properly see the effect, how it
would play into the hands or conniv
ing sharps. The frauds have already
commenced and the utmost diligence
or the omcials will be necessary. Con
trary to expectation
MR. FOLGER
Is much better and so far regained his
strength that he can take daily rides.
iiut ne iooks teariuuy emaciated and
his always dark skin is still darker
now and huge rings of purple en
circle his eyes. The secretary is
anxious to resume his position at his
desk, but it is not probable that he
will be allowed to do so for some time
yet. It is thought he has abandoned
the proposed trip to iiermuda. it
Mr. Folger knew what would benefit
him most, he would take a trip to
Texas and spend some days in Austin
ami ban Antonio, and m the
other flourishing towns of the state,
where the healthy climate and good
hotel accommodations would soon
restore him.
When the publication in4 the
Statesman appeared showing the
shortcomings of
collector tjmbdenstock,
That saintly official's friends immedi
ately hurried to Washington to plead
in his behalf. For weeks thev could
rbe seen daily at the treasury depart
ment working m the interest or the
incompetent collector.. But matters
grew very hot, and Umbdenstock
come on himself and spent
nearly two months here at a
cheap hashery on Missouri avenue
go as to enable him to give personal
attention to his interest, his main
hope being theintluence of Commis
sioner Raum' who regards him
as a good political tool Umb
denstock has returned to Texas, and
still holds his position: but for how
long, it is very doubtful, for other in
formation has been hied against him,
and even the miiuence or itaum may
fail to satisfy the grand moguls of
the treasury department. It is now
claimed that the collector of the port
of Galveston, who h;vs always been a
supporter of Umbdenstock, has be
come di gusted at the hard facts re
vealed about him, and is now working
to displace him. However, the col
lector and his friends in Washington
are hopeful that he will keep his seat.
practical old ben butler,
Of Massachusetts, stamps the state
ment as a lie, out of whole cloth, that
he said to a Washington, press re
porter that he was hxing his presi
dential fence. The general-governor
said : "While I was in Washington I
did not talk to any one about the
campaign of 1884; much less did I de-
. clare myself a candidate. I am not a
candidate, and nave not got tne presi
dential bee in my bonnet.
the most disgusting appointment
Lately made in Washington is the
appointment of Sam Lee, the cheeky
negro congressional contestant from
South Carolina, as a special agent of
the general land office, with head
quarters in Alabama. The appoint
ment savors ot Grantism, and has
caused a ripple of dissatisfaction in
respectable Republican circles. Lee
is an exceedingly loquacious and ig
norant mulatto. lie has been a very
effective tool in the ' Carolina back
woods, and has long been suffering
for an office. But his loving breth
ren of the Republican persuasion did
not harken to his wishes until lately.
when he threatened to leave the fold
and seek other political pastures,
Sam will be a Republican now until
death claims him.
WASHINGTON CITY
Is now more beautiful than ever.
The trees and vegetation have com
menced to teU of the return of warm
weather, and all of the parks and
reservations in the city are covered
with a mantle of green. The ebb
tide of Florida travel rests here for a
few days, and our visitors enjoy the
lovely capital, with its scores of
miles of smooth asphalt pavement,
where there used to be red clay mud
with frequent pond holes filled with
water. Magnificent public buildings
are being erected, but private im
provements have taken the lead of
government expenditure. It is true
that some of the the recently erected
houses, which claim to be of the
Queen Anne style of architecture, are
hideously ugly, but they give a cos
mopolitan air to the city, much more
attractiye than the uniform struc
tures of Philadelphia,
Yesterday afternoon,
JUDGE REAGAN,
Who has been confined to his room,
rode out He seems to be in good
spirits and has not fallen away much.
When he will leave for Texas is a
matter of doubt.
TEXAS POSTAL MATTERS.
Mail messenger service has been es
tablished six times a week to Atas
cosa, from Lacoste station four miles
distant John S. Olde has been com
missioned postmaster at Norway Hill,
Texas; Abner J. Hall at Paint Rock;
Pleasant L. Crawford, at Way land;
Mrs. Mary E. Bryan, at Columbia,
and Herman W.-H. Tapp at Fayette
ville L. S.
THE DRIFT Or THE AGES.
Mr. Beerber on the Law of Love
as
Guiding the Struggle for
Existence.
I From Hie New York World.
Every sitting in Plymouth church
bad its occupant yesterday morning.
ind at each door there were standing
as many people as could lie crammed
into the space. The text of the ser
mon was the first nine verses of tho
eleventh chapter of Isaiah. "This
subject," said Mr. Beecher, "may be
called substantially the drift of the
ages. It is a prediction of the great
coining final age. It first delineates
the tendency represented by Jesus
Christ, a striking delineation, which
may be said in some respects to be a
portraiture, its administration shall
be characterized by sympa
thy with the poor and
helpless, reversing the his
tory of the world. It had overcome
all evil proceedings from the passions
of men, and the result shall be that
this world and the race of men shall
attain to the glorious proportion to
wards which slowly, but surely.
things are evolving. It is a gieit
thing to believe that. There seems to
have been in this great turbulent
world no more order of procedure
than there is when two whirlwinds
meet on the ocean; yet even in the
most turbulent storms there - are in
exorable laws as fixed as amy in the
universe; but to those who look at
this universal strife and disorder it
almost seems as though there was no
Providence and no directing power,
and to all such it is a great comfort
to believe that slowly as it is un-
foldfolding there is this great
the termination of it shall
surely be the blossom and the fruit.
There is to be a day when that which
represents violence and cruelty will
mingle with that which represents
innocence and love. The question,
therefore, is not the coming man, but
the coming age. Is there to be one?
The coming age is that in which the
law of force is to give way to the law
of influence, when the law of hatred
will give way to the law of love; for
1 allirui that the central force ot the
universe is the law of love, and it is
that which is slowly, but surely, leav
ening the world. . The history of the
world has been a history ot struggle.
There has been one perpetual labor
pain a vast struggle ot extri
cation and ascent; but there
has been one continuous ten
dency upward and the early develop
ments nave been the slowest;
the blossom and the fruit are yet to
come. But the tendency has all been
one way. Not that there have not
been back-sets, rebounds but the
tendency is away from violence and
cruelty and toward sympathy and
kindness and love. ven war has
lost half its horrors. It was first war
and extermination; then war and
slavery; then war for power and do
minion; then war for wealth and
commerce, and then war for liberty
and for principle, and public senti
ment condemns any war that does
not represent justice to the rest of
the world. The buccaneers could
once ravage islands and no one con
demn it. but now France cannot cross
the Mozambique channel and invade
Madagascar without arousing an
indignant protest from the other na
tions of the world. Great Britain
could not now invade and despoil In
dia, though she is permitted to retain
what she wrongfully obtained, and
war in Zululand has been abandoned;
the public sentiment ot Lngland her
self has been against it, and has com
pelled its abandonment. And if this
is s.o in war, it is of course very much
more apparent in other things. La
bor is undergoing a great struggle,
and to-day the rich are about to learn
that they can't separate themselves
from the common mass. Men are
not be crowned for their riches; but
for their use of them. The man that
stands to-day on the pedestal will
stand in the pillory to-morrow if he
does not give his sympathy to his fel
low man. ,
"There has gone at last dust to
dust through the grave the spirit
of a man honest industrious, simple
of habits and tastes; loving his fellow-
men; gathering wealth, that, like the
sower, he might sow it to bring up a
harvest in every held, and all the city
bows down to him. He had never
been a king, a prince or a president;
he had never shown great philosoph
ical acumen, nor was he discoverer,
He has been a manly man, that lived
for his feUow-men, and for this the
whole population of the city pours
out and asks permission to look
upon the dead, uncovering their
heads in reverence' and honor for
the man . whose heart was
in svmpathy with his kind, and
who devoted the energies of his life
to the service of his fellowmen. May
God. in his bounty, give us many such,
J ust now, only here and there, you
shall see the crosuses peeping out,
but by these few you know that their
numbers will fill the air with per
fume; and so, when you see here and
there a man Wte this, you may Know
that the summer is advancing, that
summer is not far away. The age is
beginning to recognize the fact that
power will not separate man from
man, that riches are designed to
carry man down to the vry bot
tom and root him in his sym
pathies where the great mass
of men have lived, do live,
and for a generation have lived;
and this is real Christianity, i to
ninetv-nine men in every hundred
Christianity is lying in the tomb. I
do not know of anybody who. is a
christian. There does not live in my
house any who is a christian accord
ing to the ideal of Christ. I am not;
I don t know how to take my lite and
lay it down absolutely for others as
Christ did. I do a great many chris
tian things, but whoever yet has im
itated our Lord, who for our sakes
became poor, that we through his op
pression might become rich? That
ideal of Christ yet slumbers. Before
this world becomes a better world we
have got to give men a more equal
chance in lite by better breeding.
Don't you suppose that men that have
learned to breed horses for better
speed, sheep for better wool and bul
locks for better beef will learn some
day to breed better men? for as goods
well bought are already half sold, so
a child well born is already half con
verted. There has got to be a reor
ganization of society, a regeneration
of government, and there must needs
be also a regeneration of business.
Men must come, into life better,
through better families, and under
better government and institutions.
All this is slow work i and
gradual work. There are few pulpits
that teach it and very few competent
to teach it, but it has got to Come,
and it is a glorious work. I think it
is glorious to be in such a campaign,
and it is. Of course in the brooding
hours one takes a desponding view
when one sees in the great field of
conflict how little stamina there is,
one feels almost discouraged and one
almost feels that men are white
washed with Christianity; but when I
see that this is a part of the great
struggle that has been going on for
thousands ot years and ha3 inevitably
a termination, and that all these ani
mal elements will be finally purged
out ana pure ana moral elements
shall reign, to the glory of God and
the universe, I am glad to be in the
conflict"
A Philadelphia dispatch gives an
account of a game of draw poker
played by a couple of young club
men of that city, Thomas A. Scott
and John Tucker, la the course of
the game a "jack pot" was secured,
and Mr. Scott, son of ' the deceased
railroad king, finding that he held
three queens, quietly remarked that
his hand was worth twenty dollars,
and laid down a gold coin represent
ing that amount Mr. Tucker there
upon examined his pictures and found
that he had a pair of jacks and the
ten, nine and seven of diamonds, one
of his jacks being also of the diamond
suit, and remarked that it would cost
Mr. Scott fifty dollars to play, and put
up that amount - Mr. Scott then drew
another queen, thus giving him fonr
royal ladies, and Mr. Tucker split his
jacks and drawing to his four flush
took in the eight of diamonds. This
done, the fun began and tho account
proceeds as follows:
Mr. Scott said that his hand was
worth $1000 and put that amount in
the pot
"My hand is worth $3000," said Mr.
Tucker, in a tone whose nervousness
caused Mr. Scott to think that per
haps an attempt to bluff was in prog
ress. "Five thousand more," Mr. Scott
said.
"Fifteen thousand more,"" Mr.
Tucker retorted.
Mr. Scott's confidence in his queens
was undiminished, and he chuckled to
himself to think what a snap Tucker
had got himself into. There might
be some doubt about Mr. Tucker's
ability to pay if he lost but it was
worth the risk.
"Thirty thousand more," was the
net result of Mr. Scott's brief self
consultation. Mr. Tucker paused, ran his eyes
over his hand to see whether it was
all right, and apparently went into a
mental computation of his bank ac
count. "I call," he said, throwing an
1. 0. U. to balance the pot
"Four queens," said Mr. Scott,
spreading out the hand on the table
and making a move as though to rake
in the stakes.
"Not so fast, if you please a straight
flush!" said Mr. Tucker.
Mr. Scott's face fell and Mr. Tucker
pocketed his winnings, over $54,000
in that hand.
Such is club life among the young
men of America who have inherited
great fortunes. Messrs. Scott and
Tucker now stand at the head of jack
pot heroes.
HIS LAST COURT.
A. Story of the Sternest Jndge that
Arkansas Ever Had.
Old Judge Grepson, a justice of the
peice, was never known to smile.
He came to Arkansas years ago. be
fore the "carpet-baggers" began their
reckless sway, and year after year, by
the will of the voters, he held his
place as magistrate. The lawyers
who practiced in his court never
joked with him, because everyone
soon learned that he never engaged in
levity. Every morning, no matter
how bad the weather might be, the
old man took his place behind the bar,
which, with his wn hands, he had
made, and every evening just at a
certain time he closed his book and
went home. No man ever engaged
him in private conversation, be
cause he. would talk to no one.
No one ever went to his home,
a little cottage among the trees
in the city's outskirts, because he had
never shown a disposition to make
welcome the visits of those who lived
even in the immediate vicinity. His
office was not given him through the
influence ot "electioneering, because
he never asked a man for his vote.
He was first elected because, having
once been summoned in a case ot ar
bitration, he exhibitet the executive
side of such a legal mind that the
people nominated and elected him,
He soon gained the name of the
"Hard Justice," and every lawyer in
Arkansas referred to his decisions.
His rulings were never reversed by
the higher courts, lie showed no
sentiment in decision. He stood
upon the platform of a law which he
made a study, and no man disputed
him.
Several days ago a woman charged
with misdemeanor was arraigned be
fore him. "The old man seems more
than ever unsteady," remarked a law
yer, as the magistrate took his seat,
" I don't see how a man so old can
stmd the vexations of a court much
longer. .
"I am not weU to-day," said the
judge, turning to the lawyers, "and
any cases that you may have you will
piease dispatch them to the best, and
let me add, quickest ot your ability.'
livery one saw that the old man
was unusually feeble, and no one
thought of a scheme to prolong a dis
cussion, ior an the lawyers had learned
to reverence him.
"Is this the woman?" asked the
judge. "Who is defending her ?"
"I have no defense, your honor," the
woman replied. "In fact. I do not
think that I need any. for I am here
to confess my guilt. No man can de
fend me," and she looked at the mag
istrate with a curious gaze. "I have
been arrested on a charge of disturb
ing the peace, and 'm willing to sub
mit my case. I am dying of con
sumption, judge, and I know that
any ruling made by the law can have
but little effect on me;" and
she coughed a hollow, hack
ing cough, - and drew around her.
an old black shawl that she wore.
The expression of the magistrate re
mained unchanged, but his eyelids
dropped and he did not raise them
when the woman continued: "As I
say, no man can defend me. I am too
near that awful approach, to pass
which we know is everlasting death
to soul and body. Years ago I was a
child of brightest promise. I lived
with my parents in Kentucky. Way
ward and light-hearted, I was admired
by all the gay society known , in the
neighboihood. A man came and pro
fessed his love for me. I don't pay
this judge, to excite your sym, ivthy.
I have many anl many a time been
drawn before courts, but I ncer be
fore spoke of my past life."
She coughed again, ;iml caught a
flow of blood on a handkerchief,
which she pressed to her lips. "I
speak of it now because I know that
this is the last court on earth before
which I will be arraigned. I was
fifteen years old when I fell in love
with the man. My father said he
was bad, but I loved him. He came
again and again, and when my father
said that he should come no more I
ran away and married him. i My
father said I should never come home.
I had always been his pride and had
loved him so dearly, but he said that
I must never again come to his home
my home, the home of my youth
and happiness. How I longed
to see him. How I yearned
to put my head on his breast.
My husband became addicted
to drink. He abused me. 1 I wrote to
my father, asking him to let me come
home, but the answer that came was:
'I do not know you!' My husband
died yes, cursed God and died.
Homeless and wretched, and with my
little boy, I went out into the world.
My child died, and I bowed down and
wept over a pauper's grave. I wrote
to my father again; but he answered:
'I know not those who disobey my
commandments ' I turned away from
that letter hardened. I spurned my
teachings. Now I am here."
Several lawyers rushed forward. A
crimson tide flowed from her lips.
They leaned her lifeless head back
against the chair. The old magis
trate had not raised his eyes. "Great
God ! " said a lawyer, "he is dead."
The woman was his daughter.
An Expensive Pipe.
Waco Examiner.
The Houston Post figures out that
Governor Roberts' corn-cob pipe and
rutbagaism have cost the state nearly
$10,000,000 in the last four years.
Just in Season.
- Washington Star.1
The president reaches Florida too
late for oranges, and he won't catchTin ifew York, where these and other
many fish, but he is just in season for
the able-bodied sana-neas and mus
quitos of the floral state. And he
had better take a little quinine mor
ning and evening while he is fishing
on the Kissimmee river to head off
the malaria of the great southern san
itarium, which beats Washington
malaria by a large majority.
Don't Want Him to (Jnit.
IWashlngton Star.
It is stated that Mr. Merrick indi
cates a desire to withdraw from the
star route cases as soon as he can do
so consistent with his obligations to
the government, as he has been com
pelled to neglect his private practice,
and his clients are making loud com
plaints in consequence. Mr. Merrick
must let his clients wait a little
lonirer. He has put his .shoulder
sturdily to the wheel, and must keep
! at the good work . until the .whole of
the rascally star route gang are secure
ly lodged in the penitentiary.
ASD
THINGS.
Tbn nlmhiA 11a
Is like tlie second-hand upon a clock '
We see it flv: while the hour-haml of truth
Seems to stand still, and yet it moves unwH-n
And wins at last, (or the clock will not slriko
Till It has reached the goal.
Statistics show that there are three
girls born to every two boys.
The only Peruvian town known to
the American mule Iquique.
The City of Mexico enjoys the in
vigorating altitude of 7530 feet above
the sea level
The country would be glad to see
Dorsey and Brady made commis
sioners to the coronation at Moscow
and call it square.
Many newspaper writers write "a
couple of instead of putting it simply
two. 14 rain-power has to have
some kind of a vent.
Sunset Cox is still telling about 1 he
negro s toast: "Here s to Gen. But
ler, who, though he has a white skin,
oiess uoa, nas a black heart
If the old-time school teachers, who
taught from 9:00 a. m. to 4 .-00 p. m,
were teaching in Louisville they
would think they had a picnic.
The Chinese minister won't let anv
of the inquisitive and meddlesome
females of Washington visit his wife,
to the great disgust of the L and m. f.
The bishop of Bohemia is alarmed
at the rapid spread of spiritualism,
and has declared that any one profes
sing a belief in spiritualism is guilty
ot heresy.
The resistance of Danes in Schles-
wig to the demands for service in
the Prussian army is stronger than
ever. Thirty of them have just been
expelled from the country.
Y'esterday Judge Romad. of Section
A, criminal district court, overruled
the motion for a new trial in the case
of Oscar and Lawson Garic, convicted
ot killing Patrick J. o linen.
It is said that the first street rail
way in the world was that which ran
between Canal street, New Orleans,
and the foot of Jackson street, La
fayette. It was built in 1845.
Lucy Hooper says that a great
maqy Americans who want to "see
Naples and die." do see Naples and
die, the Italian malarial fever carry
ing them otx with astonishing prompt
ness. ..
A Washington editor writes of
Hon. A. H. Stevens religious be
lief." Mr. Stephens would not feel
religious if he could see his name
spelled with a "v" so very soon after
his death.
A Vermont student is puzzled be
cause biennial means once in two
years, triennial means once in v?ee
years and bi-weekly means once in
two weeks, while tri-weekly means
three times week.
A London magazine for 1794 con
tains tho following almost unique
death announcement: "in childbed
of her 30th child, the wife of Mr.
Joseph Sims, at the Bell inn, Cam
bridge, county Gloucester."
The Southern telegraph company.
which was organized in New York
last year with a capital of $5,000,000,
is constructing lines with great rapid
ity, and will connect Washington and
New Orleans ai-out feemptember.
Seven million rabbits have been
killed in Australia in less than a year,
and yet the 'rabbits do not seem tJ
decrease in numbers. They may yet
drive out the British, as Lord Rose-
berry says they once did for Heligo
land. . British peerages to the number of
thirty-seven, one-tenth of the whole
number, became extinct in the last
fifteen years; 309 peers and 234 peer
esses died at ages from two to three
times greater than the average of the
community.
Pneumonia and kindred diseases
caused nearly one-fifth of the deaths
in Philadelphia and other seaboard
cities during the middle of March, a
a share nearly half again as large as
the usual proportions of deaths from
these causes,
A new French gun is twenty-nine
feet six. inches long, weighs fifty tons
and costs $120,000. It is wire-wound
and is expected to put a ball through
, fifteen inches of armor, hea v ier than
any on our monitors, at a distance of
seven and a half miles.
Massachusetts, according to the
census, has contributed 207,730 people
to the other states, and has taken
from other states 251,020. To Cali
fornia she has given 19,145 citizens.
The others are scattered all over the
Union, New York getting thelargOBt
number 45,501.
The artists in Paris presented each
an original painting or piece of sculp
ture, 112 in all, to Mme, Adam's tom
bola or rallle a week or so ago, to aid
the sufferers by the inundations in
Alsace-Lorraine. One thousand tick
ets were sold at $20 each, realizing a
handsome sum.
Statistics of crime in seven of the
largest cities of the Union, compiled
at New York and based upon popu
lation, show that San Francisco leads
in the number of homicides, followed
in order of mention by Cincinnati,
Baltimore, New York, . Philadelphia,
Chicago and Boston.
The' bacilli claimed by Pasteur and
Koch to be the cause of consumption
are now deprived of this honor, as
they are found in the same quantities
in healthy organisms, according to a
pamphlet just issued by the Experi
mental Medical institute connected
with the university at Vienna. 0 ..
Recent experiments with stringed
instruments have shown that a much
more sonorous tone can be obtained
with metal strings than with those
now in use, although - the labor of
playing upon them is correspondingly
increased. Steel wires plated with
silver or copper gave the best results.
In a lecture in New York Friday
night, Lillie Devereux Blake said:
"In this republic it is a crime to be a
woman; and she is punished for her
sex. If a woman makes a mistake it
is telegraphed all over the country.
If the blunders of men were treated
in the same manner, the papers would
be full of nothing else."
Day begins at sunset with the Jews,
Athenians, Chinese, Mohammedans,
Italians, Austrians and Bohemians;
at sunrise with the Babylonians, Syri
ans, Persians and modern Greeks; at
noon with ancient Egyptians and
modern astronomers, and at midnight
with the English, French, Dutch.
Germans, Spaniards, Portuguese and
Americans.
Ordinance of a town in India:
"Resolvel "That, as the loose mon
keys in the town have become ex
ceedingly troublesome, by attacking
women and children, carrying eat
ables and overturning the tiles of the
roofs of houses in the town, these
animals be caught and sent out into
the. jungles, and that arrangements
be made that monkeys may not re
ceive any injury while being seized."
It costs money to be a Christian
after the mumer of the . salvation
army. A "brother's" uniform, includ
ing a helmet costs $15.50. The over
coat costs $14. The price of the "sis
ter's" uniform varies from $4 to $10,
according to the amount of trim
mings, it is said that mere is some
talk of establishing a salvation bazaar
similar articles may be purchased by
the "blood-washed warriors.
California's agricultural outlook is
gloomy. San Francisco papers &y
there is no use disguising the fact
that without a good rain in "the next
fortnight" the main cereal crops will
be total or partial failures. In all the
counties, with not more than half a
dozen exceptions, the winter sown
wheat and the grass are burned up by
drouth, and will r.ot yield more than
half a crop, with .rain; without it
they will be a total failure.
A Bermuda correspondent -writes:
Don't be shocked when I tell you the
Princess Louise, so the story goes,
polished a shirt for a jolly old negro
fisherman, who, with his wife, in
tended seeing the royal ironer upon
the occasion of her reception ; at St
George's. This i the story: The day
previous to the r(eption,tne princess
was in the vicinity of St George's
sketching, and Deoomicg thirsty .went
to the cottage of a negro for a drink.
MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS
There was no me there but old
auntie, who was busy ironing her
oie man's shirt" for the next day's
reception. "Will you please give
me a drink ?. asked , the. princess. "I
has no time togetde water;am fea'ful
bizzy, forl'se bound to see the queen's
ouiie wiuorrow; oouia not see her at
Hamilton when she arrived. Am
sorry I has no time," "But will you
let me iron while you go?" said the
princes?, extending ber jeweted hand
to take the iron, which was now re
leased by auntie. After drinking, the
princess said: "Now, would you like
to look at the princess?. Here she
is." There was a falling on knees and
a great negro-like flow of apologetic
language.
A Philadelphia girl who won't
marry, says: "l think tne distaste
for married life does not exist so
much with young men as many sup
pose. If there were any of the right
kind of young men young men with
noble principles and superior intelli
gence as well as personal graces it
might be ainerent; out the race seems
dying out With my present tastes
and views I am not likely to marry
anyone, so I just dance because I get
more enjoyment out oi tna man any
thing else. There is no difficulty in
getting partners, and that is all 1
think society men are good lor to
dance with."
New York has become the most
important center of the nut trade in
this country, the extent of which in
dicates that people have either se
cured patent stomachs or that indi
gestion has lost its. terrors. Africa
used to supply peanuts by the ship
load, but now the southern states
cultivate so successfully this popular
nut that we are independent Vir-
f inia producing the present season
,100,000 bushels, Tennessee 550,000
bushels, Norm Carolina izu.uuo car
loads, and invoices of one or two hun
dred barrels of the Texas iecan are
now used where they were' almost
unknown a short time ago.
Varlalated Express Package.
Austin, Texas, April 14, 1M3.
The followintr named Demons have un- ,
claimed goods remaining In the office of the
1'acioc Express company, up to aaiuravy,
April 14,
V - DUtHJn, II . lit. Wft J u.ld. 0. niUJ.11li ...
A. Gray, S U. Morgan, I. B. Standlfer, Miss .
J. Gilbert, C. Brutch, J. Brinkley, Ben
Thompson, J. B. Kellersbrer, Cypress
Mills; Jan. Adione, Johnson City: Black &
tialloway. Round Mountain; Dill l'hilliiM,
llios. l'lggoil, Miss i- Aiaran, J. u. mcnaras,
Mrs. J. A. Browne, M. L. Davis, C. M. Kueh
ler, D. N. Ripley, Westbrook : A. GUiuan, Cart
Beck. Bee Cave; B. J. Collins, W. H. Salge, T.
J. Edwards, Blanco; Hull, Dexter & Co., C. F.
Winkler. W. J. ttutor, J. E. Davis. M. Kron-bei-K,
F. M. Garduer, Tuos. MoOatt, L W.
UaU.
KKAIi ESTATE TKANsKGUB.
Abstract or Tit us and BbalEstatkI
OKKU'K or ZlMPELMAN St BglMIKN, V
Austin, Texas.
The following comprises a list of Travis
county property traiutterred during the week
ending April 14, 1883:
Win. T. Home estate to R. W. Walsh, all In
terest of said estate In outlots 14 and 30 divis
ion o, Austin. 9140 .
Geo. C. Rives and wife to R. C. Jackson and
wife, one acre of ontlot Ti division , Austin.
825.
Hedda Sandahl et al to C. M Aygroeu, lot 23 -block
57, division E, Austin. $560.
C. I'. Peterson et al to C. M. Newgreen, IOCS
acres Thomas Smith survey.
M. B. Sweeney to Mary . Sims, lot 1, block.
9, Austin. WOO.
Ann E. Parsons, by attorney, to J. W. Bit
ting. 60 acres G. C. Jennings survey.
John Horan, by administrator, to R. W.
Ford, four acres James Coleman survey.
R. A. Boyce to Catherine Wehrtuig, lots 1.2.
3. 4, B, 6, 7, 8, 9 and HI, block 58. Manor. 12&.
R. A. Peck to Timothy Bums, lot 3 block T,
outlot 3, division O, Austin. fiS.
Jas. C. Hor-t to L. Tellman, sub-division t
"outlot 2, division C, sub-divisl'-n 2. lot -J, divis
ion C, outlot 3. division C. outlot 20, division
C, Austin. 93200.
R. T. Jackson and wife t R. B. nmt A. P.
Du Pre, lots 2, 3 and 4, block 8, outlot 3, divis
ion B, Austin, tti'0.
R. C. Stuart to Mary E. Tiunla, lot U. block
3, division B, Austin. 25". -
Phil Abrahams et al to L 8. Simon, lot 3 and
part of lot 2, block 3, eutlot 2, division A. 9300.
11. H. Williams estate to Jas. W. Cliutock et
al. loo acres Del VaUe grant . 9 lOofl.
Geo. F. Moore and wife to J. T. Bntcken
ridge, part of lots 6 and 6, in sub-division ot
262 acrt-a Chambers eight league grant. 9210.
J. C. Pierce estate, by administrator, to L.
E. Shelley, lots 2 and 3, outlot 8, division I,
and lot 9, block 4. division A, Austin. 917.
A. B. Palm and wiie to J. W. Grooms.
2 64-100 acres. 930.
A. It. Morris, county tax collector, t Mrs.
N. W. Chadwick, li. M. Whitehead 320 aero
survey. 9)2.14. - - S
John O. Johnson and wife to Oranae Han
cock. 101) acres, Jas. Rogers H league. 9100.
Jen Miner lo juonroe muier, an uis interest
in John T. Miller's estate, deceased. 9760.
Win. M. Wilson, trustee, to Lucy A. Dhj
nan, east half lot 2, block 80, Austin. 9500.
Martin M. Kenney to J. P. Hculielder, 10
acres Tlios. Gray survey. 9too.
Thos. L. Tumey to Joe Able, 160 acre
"Chun" pre-emption. 9150,
LIsrOr LETTGBli
Advertised in the postofflce at Austin, Texas,
for the week ending Saturday, April 14, mi.
, A
Aires Bee, Miss I.
Alexander, P.A
Brady, M A Mrs
Burke. Kate Miss
Kainman, J If
Brogau, James
Brewster, H
Barnum, Ellen Miss
Barrows, D I.
Haniuaii. W'm N
Brown, Austin
Beal R
Boyce, A F
Arcia, Gre&orcut
Boatwrtght. Ja sQX
Blaok, Lizzie Mrs
Hlunt, Gerllne Mrs.
Barrett, John . .
Bayan, Hetlle
Barton, Elima Miss. -Behling,
D ,
Itlgnon, A K
Keck, Alex
Brooks, W U
O
OamiJx-ll. Charter
Caldwell, F
Cussidy, Richant
Crosthwait, Kugeula
Cane. E J
Carr, Mis
Cotton, Chas I!
Carlo, Vesco .
Cregg, Marcer
Clark, K
Cardwell Fle'chr (2)
Chapman, .1 II t--i
Cowen, Lcsiiuu
'Drisilal, Mitotic
Drake, Uwy
Darker, l-aie
Dejiew, Rufus W
Donnau, liura (.'
Casey, Ml)
Carpenter, John i. '
It
Davis. KJ Mr--David-Miu,
M il, i
Iteming. .1 T
Dotsoii, i'Iifi
Jtrydeu.' ,1'
ueniiis, jui.a
F.
Ewing, Adaline Miss KnUwt. It F MTp
V
Faulkner, A Ft-fc. t J Mrs.
Field, Mr Jnnutver, J C
Fallon. FO Vrieleiuh-i-, J W
- C
Griffon, RenaMrsu-ol) Granberrv, M Collici-
Green.SA Goslee, Tin
'nomas W
Green. Josie
Gatlin. I. M Mrs
Gilchrist, Gut
Groeschel, Jolisnn
Hatcher, W I.
I .. I. PiaK. Mm
Green, Kittle Miss.
Gardner, Allie Mrs.
II
Hn ford, T C lint
mow: i.ii a Hill, llVUTn
Hen-lngton.Martha Mrs lb-rnander. Baiter
Hill, Kobert
rieatu. Josepn Hmnau,l H-ol.i
Hepler, Joseph rt Holland. Eliza Mrs.
Has w el. George Hick, Samuel
Ham, Alfred Hamilton, Alex,
Jouroeay, C Mrs Johnson, FJea Miss
Jackson, Agues Miss Jackson, Katie M si
joiiuwn, M a r. .iirs
K
Klllip, Alf
Kellogg, A .1
Kenned v. Jas
Kinney, Calos
Kaiser, John.
Lang, W W (4)
Leui-h, Frank
Laurence, M Mrs
Lynch, Edward
Mesa, Alvcrta
Malone.WJ '
Miller. Sarah (2)
Montgomery. Billy
Mcpherson, Win
Miller. Sarah Mrs
Mise, Johnson
Moore, T W
Monro. Katie Miss
Maekey, Louis ('4)
Xorman, Anda Mrs
Owglns, D R
Prechel, N Mrs
Partar. Robert W
Preusel, GustaV
Peeples. FA
Parks, E J
Pit tman, Chanly Mrs
LoukwTXKl, Kate Miss
Lauterniau, Jennie Miss
Loelimann. Minnie Miss
M
Martin, C Miss
Moore, Shttch .
Mac Uiu, E :
Moore, J I
Mc Bride, Satis
Markhsra, Jsmes P
Maxwell, Jannie Miss
Moore, Lou Mrs
McGary, Martha Mrs
March, Louis
N
Naylor, G W
O
Orr, Olivia Miss
P .
Phillips, T A
Patterson, John R .
: Pendleton, George
fiegesman, F Mra
Perkins. Billy
Reighiey,MarthyA Mrs Reynolds, John Mrs
Rhine, Ana Mrs Raker, Carl Meinsher
Robee, Mollie Mi is
Savage. A 1
nnoaes am
8.
Settles, Annie Mis
Hluultv CharlM
Scronggins, John
Stackpole, KM MaJ. Saleson, Frankle C Mrs
Swislier. Georce
Baan, ur ..
Shannon, 3 J 3
Sains, Rita .
Sliipp, S&llie Mrs -.
Story, Julius
Sharp, John Tumey
Shaw, J 1
Smith, Hellen Miss
Stagner, Sylva Mrs
Strong. Rudolph H
Speer. M F
Shields, John 8 . -Simpsfm,
James,
Straughan, Julius R
Turner, WE - - Tallear. Sophie
Tannery, Austin . . Tielman, KT
Thompson, Allie Tachey, Andrew
W
Ward. Win B - Wems, WUHanc
Wright, Sally Mian .. Weems. John W
Wlers, Jllr Willis. Joe
Wray. Delia A Miss AVolt, Martha Mii
KOJIKIQN LITTERS.
Schumann, E. F Rogers, B A
Miller, Clara Miss Friedsain, E Y
Laug.WJV 5 Buchart. Liddy E Miss
WTE LETT FH8.
Fort. Martldn
. '. rouEiux wk uxruui.
Brodin, FA Mausson, Sofia Mis
prteberg, J Townsend, T I
Boz, Miguel, Carlson, Anna Miss
PACKAGES.
Hold. Mrs
Peren, E Miss
Smith, F K Mrs
Shlve, R W ;
Gurnan, U
Klchter, lizzie -
Scluuiss Co
White, Theodore
Saunders, F K Mrs
Hill. .EC
Carter. F B
Parker, 8 Mrs
Persons eallinr lor letters on this list shonL-?"-'
say "advertised' giving date.
. J. C. DaURKSS, Postuaster.
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