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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 July 1873

vrw V B ' V VOI,. V-NO. 264. ik*v kM liic Jl ii i m HOUSTON, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. DAILY MERCURY J. h. bakee fr&prietor. EDITORS: }? f j. h. BAKER j. h. wxlsox. K. CHEESBOBOt'OH, Business Manager. Bales of Sabserijition f DAILY MERCURY. One iur.......... DAILY MERCURY, Six Months &UX.T MEROURY. Three Montli* DAILY MERCURY, One Month WMJCL? WSBQUMT, One .. ..$!!) 00 .. 5 25 .. 2 7J .. 1 00 .. 3 00 Bates of Advertising. DAILY, en oca. 1 KO. [3X08 % 8 Uo U14 00 3 uoi. 6 xos. $18 00;$30 00 12*08 $60 00 Dellv and Weekly oth« MT X of Daily rates. rates. on Daily rates. Every Weekly )i of IsaSlv AU articles for paWtcaHon slWaidijc id<lre? «l t >t the Hons ton Mbbccxt. All Advertisements aod Communication* on bmtneei should be addressed to the Business Manager. , a .. W*t / ■ Compliance with these rules will injure promptness and prevent errors and delays. arrival (art bcpurlnri- of! «ll> aarvaaton Mall arrive* at dUM) a. n. and 5:00 v. at- , ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 July 1873

r ^ MERCURY JULY 11, 1873 JtCHANfHIS. Vne Miftwai will continue to be sent to eVt-ry paper with whom we have concluded ^?o exchange, *Uk thus mdcrsUx/tgbtig: "We .. Ui jthe pwitage on every psjserreceired by itf, muu iiAii njnAiOitu^ to pon r!i* UutcuEY. ' J. H. Bakes. j. ^'Proprietor- '■• **. WVMWWi MKRCl'Rt. Advertisers should bear in mind that the circulation of the "Weekly Meeccry is large, ih&a that of any paper published in Texas. Ira uuUMBta Htf raried and interesting Poetty, smcm, >■>« latest news from all parts of the world; and State, and local mat- ters ; fitH commercial reports, agricultural, i-ousehoid and other interesting news, tttikd Ui eo&usiva iMrr ctivp. histniptiM and ... OCR KtVMOUHI AfiKKTV. The Houston Mercury will licreaitet' be represented in the pviitoQ^ -i&e* ut* Missouri by A. C t%*- - - ' . Ellis and the Dc . ; • wty, gentlemen vs iica: . c . . lfidently recoin- iitend to the confidence of the public. They will also correspond witfi i-s...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 July 1873

MERCURY JULY 11, 1813 SRATUfUB —JUL* WMta. 'iMTS. [ IT C. W, PESCAT A C£. JEWf! SHS. 31 HATS STREET. !.;.lo-k. A, M tK:k, M ■.. ...... J: • . * ...". IWEW F h enh«it. ss <13 -J* 1 t'arrr«p«Mflr<iU. . -wouM reaper fu ly inferai cone* k i.ctriils I hat 111 tettrM or other CGUlmUlliCSt iOM ■ i:.-.oJwl Kir put.brslion must o* signed by the vt>r viUi til« lU'l !!•) •. *"'t bis residence mn t t.c gitcn Anonyiaoaa lolUi.it, howater m<*.-itori* u..< will rsoelva no attention. 1t)0 ; far CoaiwlMioner of the General Land Office. We • *uibn.'i>il to announce ft Ail. J. W. aiiliFihlJP. or Lavaca rJuuty, as a militate •u* Oommirsir n -r at the tlsnenl hand Oiu *. s< b- j*et to the oomluafcHi of the l)emocrai>c ' utveh- GCSi. For alderman of Fourth Wai il. if i mMting at cltizans of the Fourth Ward bell on the M in**., f was placed in nomination ■ for Aiieman of aai I \Y*rd, which nomii -* ion I, hereby enc pt. and. If elected. will perf-iria the (1'itltfs at fail offie>...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 July 1873

DAILY MERCURY vhk «k xy out p>:o vom;r*. a! storm ni b«ei, and Us gsit was l0* MIi tomr, toia Hair "w*8 white * ""®> _ saBot a wonderful twinkle shone ia &W_ «<*• And lie CMS every night as lie wectto ae<l- SSBi.*? ~ tr.e tb* jolly old pciaz^ie of Ion- ? . it his scholar* the rule °f three. Kd reeding, and history o "«iktaffoldh«rt!« A brtnrtjtodhe. WtoM of theUUMMte ta.w " Learu while you're younsr." he often aaio. Se Be U^&elittie7n« ^~on hie kiec. leu. — .. _ s young." he often isaid, "Thers'* much to c^oy dow* h*re Wow. V. fa for the Uving, and rest ft* mam. Said the jolly old pedaaogae, lo S *Z°- With the tupide*t boys he waa kind aad ('°o1' Sneaking ociy in gentlest tones; The rod was hardlyimown in hie eehcol. Beeidea." *■ u vu *ty , old ptttaS^S08 ot l0'" #S° "TbaB1. Said the } He lived In the house by tie Xewth«nl*n«, With rone* aad wood&iae over the door. His rooms vrere quiet, aad nrat. «£■'««• a at a spirit ef coaftMt there 1^™**' r. And made hiss...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 July 1873

V ' ■* 1 vol.. V-NO. 265. ! iHillt • «. i: HOUSTON, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 12, 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. —msBB—BBmmmgBBBB DAILY MERCURY | .T H. BAKERL , " • proprietor. EDITORS*: Jf. H. FAKER, J". H- WILSON. —J:: K. K. CHKEhBOBOl.'OH, K >i: 't } Rates of Subscription: UAiLV MEBOUBY, One ?Ur CO liAILY MEBOUBY, 8lx Month* 5 23 DAILY MEBOUBY, Throe Months 3 7® DAILY MEBOUBY, One Month 1 00 WES* LY MEBOUBY. One Yew 3 00 - 'l _ Bales of idTtftUv* DAILY, osm INCH* |1 mo. iiT 8 BOB. 3 vos.I6 mos. >noo)$i8oo; 8o oo 19 KM $80 M citizens, whose, reproche, and wlio have a material interest in our future prosperity—men whose character in' the past will be a guarantee for th^* future. Irres- ponsible men, whose hours are spent in gambling-houses or sa- loons are more likely to combine with thieves to rob our people than to raise an alarm, or prevent theft, murder and rapine. The citizens look to the action of the Council to-night. They are Argus-eyed. A volcano smoulders for years, b...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 July 1873

RADICAL BUAISS FOB FOJiLS (TEISMAN DAILY MERCURY - JULY 12. .VTURDAV Press Associated to C'Jil jcichanoks. '■"ha Miuwni** will continue tn 1* Bent to ey«rr paper with whom we have concluded !/j exoaange, uatk tlaji nndmtat)i1i>:g: "Wo vol] p^y tha postage on every paper received by Bf. shni mit «to pay postage on rlis Uskcoii. ■' ■ H. Biker, Proprietor. OUR MISSOURI AGEKTS. The Houston Mercury wOl hereafter be represented in the principal cities of Missouri by A. Herr, George D. Ellis and the Hon. Jackson Prouty, gentlemen whom we can confidently recom- mend to the confidence of the public. They will also correspond with ns from St. Louis, Kansas tHty and other prominent places in that State. Any contract made with them for advertising or subscription will be honored at this ofiice. incarceration, of Cowper. HetURY IN JAIL* ' -- . \ iirp.nt uiinds, l&e heaven, aw pleased in doing good,. Though the ungrateful subject# of their favors Are barren in return.'* - • So said the poe...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 July 1873

,", i.riw',iw DAILY V ) . M| if T" SATURDAY 1 tXXPR«ATrR«:-JlIl.Y 11th, 1873. TAKEN AT C. W^ PFSCAY & CO. JEWEI EES. v - 81 MAE* STR8ET. F h'enh tt K 78 . 9J wt 97 i") o'ckv t A. M II o-'dock, M.... fi o'clock. KM.. C4H9.-MT.Jlj. 'l'o Corrnpoinli «t H Kepartar would respectfully inform corre- spoiMteBts all letters or otuer communications '.•■tended for pubftcatiou an t be signed by the vrittr with bis fu'l name, and his residence roust Ua given. Auonymoas letters. however meritori a*. will Mceive no attention. CANDIDATE*. I I,f fiimmtsiiLnwim (lenwal 1. ami ftlBre. We *r . a«rti>>ri/.::d t.i ai.noaLcs (3ei!. J. W. '.vHI I I'iEI,!'. m l-aw-a crauijr, as a .•&ulicl te ww Commissi! n-rot (bo General Land Offl e, sub- Jscl tj the uotuUiaiiua of U> Democratic Cmven- tioi- I'ttr A Merman of Fourth Ward. At a masting ot tbr citizens of the Fourth Ward 1 #U (u lite :tJ iuL, 1 was placed in nomination for .Able atMU Af said Ward, which nomiua'ioh I, beicbf did, if elected, ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 July 1873

DAILY MERCURY ACROSTIC. ifafi to the banner of troth and vindieuy t • 'avfroi.i yosr laoguidnoas into pabHcity! 1 and good, based on laws of morality, sadest foundation 'midst wtriad mortality. Tf-fl it abrcad, ia all civil oommunltlea. Dii, do aot forfeit the fjToat opportunities Xow offered here tor roar business futerities ' iisy yotir bnght page in its well named liquidity Sip&ad vrith true heat, nor condense from frig- idity. Reaching the pulse of political sanity Cause a reaction, in aid of humanity; Up may yoa rise m onr social thermometer ; Biao "Howie* M*bcebt"—Texas Batometer 1 Tout- silver a <vnt helped hy "olden securities! Nickw THE lTTLIERS OF PAKI8. Living Medels. Albert; Rhodes gives, ia the July auiaber of the Galaxy, under The caption of "Views Abroad," an in- side view of the ateliers of Paris, ;ind the way artists produce pic- tures from living models. The atelier, it should be remarked, is the generic term for an artist's work-room or studio; but aside fr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 13 July 1873

A jgf nw.i w—^rmmwirss t3T>~ -*r- -■it *j -— VOL. ¥-NO. 266, ::b B ■ I ?Hirrxoii!J HOUSTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY ®Tf DAILY MERCURY! j. h. baker; proprietor. KDITORS : J. H. BASKR. J. H. WILS©9<r.; K. K. CHSESBOBOUGH( Rniia« Kates of Stibseriptioa i U*I LY MERCURY. On* Tmt DAILY MSBOUBY, Sia Months.... - DAILY taausvst, Iknt Months DAILY MEBC17RY, One If onto WEEKLY MEBOURY, OuY< r..„.. ,.r .*10 00 ,.i ®B5 . 3 7 . 1 00 Bates of AdvertisiHg. DAILY. OS* DTCK. |1 MO. ilXOB 1 8 00 | $1* 00 S«MLi<WM.rUKOa #18 id nos.ru mwi tfOM: Daily and Weakly X other dMtXat rates. iklj X on Dally rates. Every Dally rates. Weekly % of Daily articles for pulriiosti to the Hooteri Hfcacuirr. * All Advertises**** Ooainwnieetions on 'nitam should he sMr«sed to the Basinsss Xaaagt*. Compliance with* these rules-'will insure.; promptness and jwwreat errorsand-delays. A r> 1 vat and biepartart of Malls. MM*a MiU a. *. andS*0 . U. .lalvestse Mail closes at 6:00 a. M. and 6 JO- .Saw Orients arrives st 9:...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 13 July 1873

[ i«sh LY MERCURY SUNDAY JULY 13, 1813. •I- OiiP- SJOJHASGES. Hi© li KHCTja* will continue to be swnt to avery piper with whom we have concluded to exchange, with thin wfukrsta ding: We <?ri!i pa? Um> postage cffl trrery paper receded by us, «jr *£«UBgfeB to-pay postage on J.H. CORRESPONDENCE. Your tiorresfcondeiit* too Severn. Political Letters of bo Aeeonnts OUS MISSOURI AGES' The Houston hereafter be rep ksactirt im- O. Herr, George Hon, Jackson whom we can confidently aafeed to the confidence pnblic. They will also cor with ns from St ioais, City and other prominent in ttol; State. Any contract made with for advertising or subscription! be honored at this office. i . - ' ■ ' -■ HOUSTON'S HEALTH, AND FSOSPEMTY. Early in the summer ce vions persons, whose i* were not identified with th Galveston, raised the cry of y fever, and the conntry press ed with accounts of the state of filth and unwhol which we were assured bothf&al veston and Houston were in.^ j| Certain other w...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 13 July 1873

8UNDAT JULY 13, 1813 rKMPKRATIRS -JULY 1873. TAKEN AT C. W, PISCAY A 00. IEWXLXB3. 81 MAIM STREET. Fahrsaheit- So'ckx-t, A. M JloVteck, m... 93 Tfc* To C*tr«9«mi<BU. rmilfl HnjlatfnltT fr*—— com- i VOBdmti that ill letters or other communications iuftnded for publication mast bs *S d by the writ* with his full ama, aad Ms raatdaaas most givta. Aaony moas letters, howspver meritori- ous, will receive no attention. For C ium!Mi« «r of the General Land OMec. We in authorised to annonuc* Sen. J. W. waiJ FiiLl),' of Lsvacs rjcuity, a* a candidate tor CoBjTnlMlor.&r of the Qenonl Lend Office, sub- jeoi to the nomination of the Democratic Cnnren- tioo. ♦ . For iidnrmn of Fourth Ward. At a meeting of the citizens of the Fourth Ward bald on the 3d incL, I was placed in nomination tor im i-am of sail Ward, which nomination I, hereby accept. and, if elected, wilt perform the duties of «aid office to the best of my ability. D. 0. SMITH, Of Phoenix Iron yorka. t .uididntos for A1 ^ A*o T&...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 13 July 1873

MERCURY SEWS ITEMS. / M Candidates For 1876.—The Now Bail? Patriot Ate abroaght forward Gen, Winfield Beott Hancock, of Pennsylvania, and Mr. W. S. Groesbeek, of Ohio, as Its candidates for the Demo- cratic nominations for President and Vice President in 1876. It is pleasant to -see £Ue Democratic nominations for 1ST6 made now, because it shows the sharpness of certain editors who know that now is the only time when Demo- cratic nominations for |he Presi- is big Tve got seven more ot them on the , Attempted Suicide.—The assist ant- foreman of a Nas&v^le news r attempted snicide Satnr A Coming PritfDe. — A letter front Swedjen represents King Oscar a? saying that he had for many years been desirous of visit- ing "America, adding, "I should have gone to America when 1 was vof^^pon me, and in^ later was improved, I eerald not leave. Now.I am a king, and the best place is lhTuS Wn country. I mean to send my son, the prince, as soon as his studies are far enough advanced to permit hi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 15 July 1873

nmjiftM i xTTHtu WW .K i.rtj mSJ rvHOft #? Mni'tiii-FKino? :rt;H 'it; Icssi imT mw 11* *<!> ,r>H <nuK ; '■* 1> «n IHirvri T6L V-jfoTaw. DAILY MERCURY a * iffnr bsm* ,«K HOtrgTQS, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, «JlX. l5,tl8^ asdl-zyvr^i ma mm $m& ny;< kbais «mirfcM|Jif( to* *i msi'I *i / PRICE, FIYE CEN a. ba PROPRIETOR. wasoW. ^ EDROMI s m «T. 11 • SAKBR, J"i. XX. * ***.—ma K. «. CHEKSBOROlOH, ■ ' "*J* i aSKfSS Kates «f Sufowripti#* i iUIU MXBOUBY, OM TMI.... DATLT imOUBT, St* Mootha.. DAXUt MEBOUB?. Three ] DAEL* SIJEBCTTP.Y, On* 1 WBEELY KKKOUaV, One Year.. ....%...*10 l Bates «r 3 78 1 00 SCO mm nun. on rucH. HO. 3*09 iwlttne ti«00j$i800| a0 «o}t* Daily and Weekly • otter day KoIMj rftwi* X ob Bally rates. Hyery rate«. Weekly «f of tartly All articles for publication should be ■<<v8!e Houston Kkbccrt. • i4 * ** ' ■ am jLd7crtto«sent aa* Communications on iHuriaees should be addressed to the Compliance with theae roles will insure ' fr-i-iJ frglj 'rfXn''^ Arri...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 15 July 1873

mmrnamm DAILY MERCURY TUESDAY - m JULY 16, 1873. SO OJJK SXCBAMGES. The llKRlfl'tiT will continue to be sent to every paper with whom we hawj^ concluded to exchange, with ikis understanding : We will pay the postage on every paper received by ua, auJ tta.«iueuges to pay postage on the Mebcowt. J- H. Bakes, \i \ / i " | f- ^iMfietHr. OCR MISSOURI AGHFTS. HQ - M The Houston Mebcuhy will hereafter be rep^fented in the principal cities of Missouri by A. CY4fer% G eorge. &. £Uis and the Hon. Jackson Prouty, gentlemen whom we can confidently recom- mend to the confidence of the public. They will also correspond with us from St. Louis, Kansas City and other prominent places in that State. Any contract made with them for advertising or subscription will be honored at this office. in the State, of and foresight,,) derfm his aoti' tkm, his favoritism, his corruption, the venal pretence at virtue in his political character, which has been so conveniently assumed j hia h; TEXtS POLITICO On ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 15 July 1873

iHM DAILY MEBiCURY ' i TUESDAY UTS. raaniATDU-mv utk, TAKES AT a V, BISCAY k OO, JBWKLBBS. 81 MAIN STREET. 91 6 o'otork, A. M The Reporter -would Ml iIWiBMm* I far publication mt be this <ua be una, will receive z jki jmzw *7 For Alderman Fourth Ward, D. €.SfllTH. For * Merman of Fmurtb Ward. At a meeting oi tha cttiaeaa of the Fonrth Ward belt oa the 3d teal, I was placed la MilnrtM for Alderman of Mid Ward, which nomination I, hereby awvpt. and, if elected. will perform the •MT aW tty. "SMITH, Of Phoenix Iron Worka. Par Commissioner of the Oratrtl Land .4 f 1 We an authorised to announce Gen. J. W. WHITF1BLD, of Lavaca county, a* a candidate tar Oosamlarioner of toe General Laad Office, eab- JacttotheaoasiaaHon of tha Democratic ^Paawwi- ««- 1 : « |H«*B« TT« j VJ Are respectfully informed that no notice of their intention to become candidates w#" bo- made in the Mescury untfi the fee of Ten Dollars -is received by our Business Man *g r. And best Pianos at Renso Granewald's V &g...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 15 July 1873

- y ■ • AS ACT To eneoorage stock-raising, and for the pro- tection of stock raisers. Be it enacted by the the State of Texas, that each organized county of this State shall be created an In- spection District, for t e inspec- tion of hides and animals, and that mi Inspector of Hides and Animaia shall be appointed by the connty courts of the several coun- ties of the States of Texas; and it is farther provided that each and every sheriff throughout the State, shall hereafter be ex-officio inspector of hides and animals, whose duty it shall be, whenever called on to do so, to perform all and singular. the duties of hide and animal inspector, and for all such services he shall be entitled to collect and receive the same fees, and be governed by the same laws and. regulations made and provided for inspectors of hides and animals. Sec. 2. Every inspector so ap- pointed shall hold his office for Hlftanu of two years, and inease of vacancy in the office of inspec- tor in any district, the...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 16 July 1873

®OT3 I SAM nrnr-f —r'rrr Tr'r fii -n\t sur wwnrmrinii mwufi i riwiiup'. !/ jiiKikUT Yd i •' u'TrT'-'""*;, vsnrma i j«u im ii i>;(!l (n-;« taut -.nJ lis Ifiwiff '.' i If hifji " -iOI| Hi- •*>♦'.t.L.' JOi Hlii 10 Jig: if if Jijt&d/ini '.no !■' " <! w « i) vri o * iif-tHuHiiiw! ;•) ;!//' '('•ulil iloo! j •/J "iUU't; .n:ii (J hi ?!!:<,!; ii'iRt fl'llnaTOf jfliioi. ! H &%■ i J MgNL -ft Ot^£lWM< i t -is-: n f gg :: VOL. Y-NO. 268. ' j !■«}! linrf'ihnM: -mod HOUSTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY i 16., 1841a. il 7TV/ 'YVYfi iKilxnltty. <aii / l-V/■) ,'l'ili if it nii> Ui ,7Mii iJI« CiJl , ,V>r (11 Vl'Hi DAILY MERCURY PROPRIETOR. .: ■ M, ! KUITORS: J J. II. BAKER, J. EC- WILSOH*. it. K. CHKBSBeBOTO'tlHil Boslne "" IM , j Rates of Snbseri| ti#n: DAILY MKBOUBT, One Itn $10 00 daily moun, su Months. w DAILY MBBOCBT, Three Months 2 76 DAILY HXBOOBY, One Month 1 00 WF.IKLy MSBOTfiV, Om Veer.-... ,*? 00 Rales rf DAILY, on racy. X MO. 2 KOS tTon >uoo >1800 p...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 16 July 1873

DAILY MERCURY r - WEDNESDAY - JULY 16, 1373. TO Ol'fi EXCHANGES. The M rrcuhy will continue to be sent to every paper witli whom we hare concluded to exohaoge, mth this understanding: "We will pay the postage on every paper received fay us, imu u«r o^uLc-i^ea to pay postage on the mbeccby. J.H.Baker, Proprietor. OCR MISSOURI AGENTS. The Houston Mercury will hereafter be represented in the principal cities of Missouri by A. <X Hens, George D, Elba and the Hon. Jackson Prouty, gentlemen whom we can confidently recom- mend to the confidence of the public. They will also correspond with us from St. Louis, Kansas City and other prominent places in that State. Any contract made with them for advertising or subscription will be honored at this office. RKHTS. shytaks OaMwr-Prett Oh Per Cent Per Minute. There are two sides to every subject, and there are two aides to this of rents. The landlord holds that the only correct theory of bu- siness, is to collect the highest cent possible from ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 16 July 1873

WEDNESDAY - - - JULY 16, 1813. vupciawai-my utk, im. takes at a w, pescay * 00.. jxwxlbbs. 81 MAIK STBBBT. Fshrenhslt. 90 W 80 82 7 t i Uf i 6 o'clock. A. M 1? o'clock, JI i o'clock, P. M. 6 o'clock, p. M Mitl ii-—ij , To CancapMsfteakta. Tho Reporter would rsspectfully inform earn- spoadents that all letter* or other comawnlcationt intended tor publication mast be ilgiil by tha writer with his fnl! nsms, and hit reaideeca must be given. Anonymous tettera, however meritori- ous. will receive no attawthm. CANDIDATES. For Alderman Fourth Ward, d. a smith. Far ildwaaa of Fourth Ward. At a sasstlsg at the citizen* of the Fourth Ward h«li oa the 3d last, I waa placed in nomination for Alderman of said Ward, which nomination I, hereby accept. and, If elected, will perform the duties of said office to the beat of my abiity. a c. SMITH, Wfil'l Ml For Commissioner of the General Land Ottce. We an authorized to announce Qen. J. W. WflltniLO, of LaTsca connty, as a candidate Jor Oranmlsalonero...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 16 July 1873

aabia5aw «***ai^^ mw ^ mirtumi 11 Ti'Treaa Ti> MY WIFE. lUrcary. Hfi*USUe^mAxdknk" Speaks in a language all its own, Though distant tor- Yea, though the sea between them roll Or league* of land, e'en death's dark store, Can form no bar. When glowing shadows rise and fall, Ami lengthen in the interspace Beyoad iho lea. The soul-throb answers soul's sweet call, Brings rays of joy athwart the face In reverie. Bfefc :n*4r*floTari*l tot fc feal.! i/A Thy. dark'ning tresses on my cheek— A memofy. Thine arms in essence round me steal, And let them fold this wiling, weak Mortality. 1 feel the form I cannot see, , . ;• iWififlf T-WHHie03 A phantasy. Tbe cares of earth are lost to me, I rest so deep in its unrest Oh, Exstacy! tf/tMTHJfr***•'!*1 M H Grant, Lord, that when this life is done, The life to come bring us no dreams At even. But, joii L42kher, well still be one And wander by the verdur'd streams Of Heaven. G rimubtifr k W\t ■mXCH APOSTROPHIZES "MffllST.* Money is not happiness; Wh...

Publication Title: Houston Daily Mercury
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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