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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Galveston Daily Mercury — 20 March 1875
" . - kt ¿ J. B. GEORGE, M- ■ JK. i — • r - i¡# <'i> i1 imnjisniiHfl goods, -« ' -tí' « Hf i SHI&r DEPOT, «... HAKXR 8TUKT «8 (Bat Tremoat and Twent;j-famth iUmta) ♦ f. <ííesr&~ A c. oouun, MÜÉI • BUGGIES, OÍ WHIP8, LEATRRK, 19, SI ft S3 8TRAJCD, GALVESTON, TEXAS- VOL. YI—NO. 275. GALVESTON, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 20, 1875. PRICE, FIVE CENTS, City Advertisements. t AN OKVINANCE / TNo. 1.] To 1evy taxes for the municipal year com- mencing March 1, A. D. 1875. Be it ordained by the (Sty Couacil of the City of Galveston, Ssctiox 1. That there is hereby levied for general purposes for the municipal year commencing March 1st, A. D, 1875, an ad valorem tax of one per centnm on all red, personal and mixed properties within the city of Galveston. The mean- ing of the term 'personal property,' as uaed in this ordinance, is, and is intended to be, the game as conveyed and defined in Arti- ticle VI., Title I, of the City Charter. Sac. 2. That there is hereby levied for...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Galveston Daily Mercury — 20 March 1875
The Insoleice of Office Be* Major Fulton's Cahhet. * ¿osEP^ k. wiuaoN, ■KM miaiKl' a* DAILY MMÉdüST, On Té«r..$W «© DAILY lUBCURT, Six i V 5 75 phit WEEKLY MEBCOBY, 0n« Year. ♦ 3 baked. When a petty official becomes 80 self-important and arrogant that he can trample apon vetted rights, and defy the will of the people with impunity, it may be of his retire- ment to private life is near at Of oeurse those aspirants who were not nominated by Mayer Fulton are mad. We are among those who believe that any man placed in a responsible position, whether as the head-of a commer- cial firm or the head of a city untram- Wie Senate is net making much headway. They hav# appointed special commit^e op Civil Ser- vice, to|sit during recess, with power to administer oaths, send or persons and papers and re- port at the -next regular session. i.¡Jt LW* & hand. The complications of the government, should be ****** iLrtains Agency, griffs office in Guadalupe | meled in ^selection of bis sab- Twen^-s...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Galveston Daily Mercury — 20 March 1875
V wsatastfiwe.-. ... •*. JX SATURDAY, MARCH! Financial & IJoniinerclai gaciffettos Meecuht Ornes, 1 Friday, Marcp 19, 1«. ( The cotton market to-day wasfbito buoyant. Though the receipt* were only 715 Mee, the exports to Great Britain reached 3156, leaving a stock yet on hand of 61,978 bales. The net receipts at all United States ports thus far this season, apUedset night, reached 37092^1 sga^tet 3,287,526 ■ame time last season. The sales in the Galveston market were 1C94 bales, at unchanged prices. New York market was also very firm and sales were made of 23,200 bales. . Liverftepl disposed of 10,000 bales, 1 6100 of wnich were American. The I arrivals as announced by telegraph ■T^j^rere quiet. Spots though heavy A were not sought after or bought to any extent ■ Ths Havre market was quoted s^| ** holding Arm prices, withajpderate demand. Gold advanced in GalvMton three- fonrths of a poftoLand may now be quoted at 115%. iW^jradtauced theseUing price being W8} New York Gold is wo...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Galveston Daily Mercury — 20 March 1875
r IH a . 1875. Xewa and Tiewg. * ZTZL - In our report of the proceedings of the meeting of the «bote body on Thnndaj evening, we inadvertently nt¡r>r,imf¡ the Printing which ie composed of f. H. Henneaqr, chairman; w-.** and O. B. Nichols. A «omen's polytechnic instituto has been incorporated in Illinois. The daughter of Postmaster-Gen- eral Jewell teaches in a colored mis- sion school in Washington. Harper's Bazar says that the dress- ing in Washington, this season, is not as gorgeoos as nsnaL The Women's Suffrage Association at St. Loais urge the Constitutional Convention to incorporate in the Constitution the right of suffrage for & r / •-«hi riiM. two weeks ago a man, dressed leel styleujalled at a house on it street, and represented him- sdf as a repairer of umbrellas, para- «1. etc. His aims were filled with thaw protectors from the rain and «in, many of which were silk. The lady of the house, while ont for etirive, had dropped her hus- band's line English silk umbrella...