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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 8 December 1881

n! cheap as t):iiloy Bros, on the corner. Free Press. SAK MABOOS, TEXAS. TIIUKSUAY. DECEMBER 8, ltnllrond Time. 'o hivve bo full Bcliedulo of the late chnngo of railruud time, so we can only continue to jrive the time for thin place. Southward bound trains lurivo ftt 1.40 p. M. and 7. ") p. M, Korthwardat U.42 a. m. and 2.27 p. . Ihel.iO and 2.27 trains bring the mails. HOME JSTE'WS. Baiioaiss Dress Goods Lower still at Johnson & Johnson. A few ladies vests to close at reduced Prices. Dailey Bots, on the Corner. Oats. Anti-rust Seed Oats for sale at . G. W. Donalson & Co. Fob cheap goods and polite attention, go t0 J. Ross Brown's. Dailey Boys on the corner, havo just re ceived anew lot of Prints. Pain and weakness of lunge, liver, kidneys, and urinary organs relived by using; Brown's Iron Bitters Our Western Produce having come in a Refrigerator Car is fresh and nice. G. W. Donalsom & Co. AN ENTIRE APIARY, including some flue Italian bees, will be sold at cost. En quire...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 8 December 1881

AGUE AT MAX. That man U great, and be alona. Who series a grealnos not his own, For ueither prai nor pelf", Content U kuonr ami b unknown. WboU in himself. 8trong is that nian.'ho only slrunR, To whow well-ordftrd will U-lnnic. Fur asrvioc and delight; All power that in face of wrong KkUbliab riuht. And free ho i. and he. oly he. Who, from hi tyrant paiouh fne. Uy fortune undismayed, Hath power upon hlnuulf, t be Uy himself obeyed. If such a roan tliere le, where'er Beaeatb the auu and moon he fare. 11 can not fare ami; Great nature hath him in her care, Her cause U hit. Owe Mekeditii. CAMELS AM) CAMPBELLS. New Orleans Democrat. One overling, as wo Hat on the gallery in the moonlight, said I to my wife: "Dear, do you remember the caweld in Texas?" "The Campbells on the Guadalupe?" the asked. "Of courso," I replied; "what other oamels could I mean?" "Ohl" Bftid sho a little perplexed, but recovering herself -"yes, there was tho old Judge and his elder red headed daughter, Mandy, who ...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 8 December 1881

Tkc'i Weather Probabilities for Df Dfr, First to 3d, low barometer, cloudy and very stormy; 3d and 4th, rising barometer, falling temperature, clear; 4th to 8th, clouding, threatening weath er, with local rain; 9th and 10th, rising barometer, falling temperature, clear or fair; 11th to 15th, falling barometer, rising temperature, clouding, threaten ing weather, with heavy raiu or snow falls, according to latitude. If storm center south, no rise of temperature north of its track; 15th and lGth, rising barometer, falling temperature, clear or fair, and very cold if heavy storms oc cur; 17th to 20th, falling barometer, rising temperature, clouding and threat ening weather, with rain or snow; 20th to 23d. rising barometer, falling tern perature, clear or fair; 23d to 25th, fall ing . barometer, rising - temperature, clouding and threatening weather, with tnow and rain south of atorm center; 20th and 27th, rising barometer, falling temperature, clear and fair, very cold if heavy . storms...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 8 December 1881

liar Meeting. The rmUicntiou of tho following wax overlooked At Ihe proper time by thu mr. ticH having tho irmttor in charge. JJ wpccinl iv.iut'ht wo now givo .lat'0 to it: At ft minting of Ih-j U.ir of Kan JI.r.voH, Tex., on tho IMrJ day of Kqtinbr, tho followiug rcHol.Uioin wero uuiiiiiiuounh adopted t . , . W'hkhkah, It ha pTon-ioa A.iuitg.it.y God, It tiiki r.wny onr rKUriiurd lrollii tho lute !ait. II. B. OoffleM, of whom nUoiKHi for--viT uiidit wo uro now hcj forciMy mnindod by his vu.'iiat bLMiui tho bur of tho court now in KfHKion. thnrnforo, to Kivo l'nj'lio ii:id LtKtiug rxpivnniou to tlio nflcctious av.iKeu'd thcivhy, he it lt-loi l, 1st. Thut iu bin death, thislmr miiIVts tho Ions of u member distitiguiKhfd tdiko for lidoluy to hi clienU, ability ut tho bur, courtesy to bin brethren, ftud houoruv bio deportment to all. Itfuolml, '2nd. That thereby, thin com munity HUlfured ft public calamity, involving the loan of a tried find true man audi UHeful citizou. Jlrxuhrd, Srd....

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

, . .. tv n r v-, a?'.' '. . i . ' . f I. i ree inre I. H.JULIAN, "Provo All Things I Hold Fast that which Is Good." PliOPlUETOll. VOL. XI. SAN MARCOS, II AYS COUNT Y, TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1881. NO. 4. 5ao ivmfgos f I ' SAN ANTONIO ADVERTISEMENTS. . i Free Press. 1'l'BUSHE!) EVERY THURSDAY BY ISAAC H. JULIAN, To whom all Letters should be Addressed. Office Kast side of Plaia. rates or scbsceiption: On year, In advance. jiix month Ttiree mouth " f S 00 Hi n KATES OF ADVERTISING. One square, one insertion 00; each addition, al Intcrlttin under on. month, 60 eenti per square. I mo. 3mi. 6 mot. H moa , square 1 1.B0 $ 4.00 .00 10.00 4.00 0.00 1 10.00 15 00 B.Of 8.00 1 11.00 10.00 , colm T.00 10.00 1 10.00 I S0.00 T 1100 20 001 MM 6C.00 ' 30.00 36.00 1 (tut 76.00 Itiwlne Card, one inch or less, one jear, 48 00 Card in Badness Directory, one year, 92 00 Legal and Transient Advertisements will be rhsrged One Dollar per square for the flrs in eertlon. and Fifty Ceiita per square fo...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

1 ,t "I-, fl i. it 1 !. : 1 i. .1 ! I.' SAN MARCOS FREE PRESS, I. II. JULIAN, Publisher. ' I: BAN MARCOS, TEXAS TKXAS TOl'ICS. Jt costs $1,000 now to become a .member of the Galveston Cotton Ex change, t . i The city of Houston taxes' her boot blacks 2 per head, and makes theni wear budges. On Trinity river there is said to be an unusual amount of deer, and they re fat and fine. A Mexican lion is roaming about Waller county, oiug much damage sheep and young cattle. . There is a noticeable improvement tn thrt dentil of water on' the bar Galveston, and yet the south wall'of the jetties for deepening the water; is not completed. ' " '' ' The London 1 Pall Mail Ometle bitvs the United Btat8 is "the most power ful nation in the world." The editor of that jouruid has evidently had a glinipso of our navy.",, We thought that would strike terror to the British 'lOUl.. ' i.i ,' ,: Texas contains over 5,000,000 head of cattle, over 1,00,000 horses, and about 0,000.000 sheep. In cattle rais-, i...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

TUB MRUETMRUE LADY. - iiUl, tt Vmi VHA teat wm BoiH far i rb.Uadalr.ula tttm. t great shadow -will bo lifted from Frankford this evening at' 8 o'clock. The 722 pounds of flesh that make up the ponderous anatomy of Hannah Battersby, the famous fat woman, will 1,e moved, in a strong-seated car, to jfew York, to fill a four weeks', and posaiblj an entire winter's, engagement in a Bowery museum of curiosities. Like all large bodies, Mrs. Battersby moves slowly, ond was beginning to make her preliminary arrangements last night when called upon by a Press reporter, to whom Jsho l.bade, a moan'.' tainous udieu. f. ,-,-,(, , ,T THE TJ wpMAM('s SflAOQWXPOUSY The oppointments of the fat woman's comfortable little home on Unity street, JFrankfoHe'tidapteilJ thrQUon'i lor hernortnotts'sizi in the way of double-seated, , big-legged ? chairs, substan tial sofas - and -1 strong' settees. ,; The house itself has a solid appearance, and vrith its 1 well-braced ! stairwiys,l stout floor joists 'and '...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

- One UnnDollarB reward will bft offered, for the ilmt will sellLodie Shoe, Free Press. ISAAC II-JULTAN, - - Editor. SAN MARCOS, TEXAS. THURSDAY. DECEUUER lr, 1881. KNTEBfcD AT THH POftT 0 TICK AT SAW MABOO 0t Lfttfl News Items. The PrerfMeitt'e uiaimano l buln paper glvei no political Indication. Cot. John f. Forney dUJ on tha ttta last., of Brlnlit' dUeaie,aii 64 jeari. It U thought that tha Undine; of tha court la ttlo Vbltakar eaie will not b approed, and ibataa will be reitored to bla poHlon aa cadef at Waal Paint. roar of tha Jar on on tha Outteaa cam II U aald bare beo aertaload to bar liuantty Id thalr km lle. Aeldefrom thl clrcunutaoea tha chancel of bla conviction are thought to tie good. The trial of flipper iba negro lieutenant, on charge of ambeaileineul, la over, but at oar laUit advleee had not been decided. From the ovIJodm adduced U would aeera thai be baiboea mora "eln ned agalnetlbaa (Inning ." U.S. Treasurer Olllflllai Informed a eorraipon dent who bad applied to...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

n& cheap as "Dailey 3Bro on the coiner. JfCC' 1 lCSSi Mr. Oeo. T. McOhee iuformod ws on connectin; S-A-M1 MAROOS, TEXAS. THURSDAY. DECEMBER 15. 1881. T Railroad Time. We have uo full BcLudule of the late chiuige bf railroad time, no we cuu only continue to .ivo the time for tliw place. Southward l.OUUCi trains arrive u . iu r. ai. mm i.iiu r, w, Korthwardat 9.42 a.' m. and 2.27 p. m. The i.4o and 2.27 trains bring the mails. HOME NEWS. Ske new advertisement of William Giesen. tJiNOiA Preserve; at & Pitchfork's. Genuine Frenoh China Tea Set at G. W. Ponalhon A Co. Go to B. Pitchford's for your fancy can died. - y .. Gents White Shirts just received at the JXinxr Boys on the corner. Choice new Louisiana Molasses at B. PirobroBD's. Go to J. Ross Brown's to make your holi day purchases in notions, fancy goods, Ac. HARDWARE A new lot at G. W. DON ATION & Co'S. ' ' Jcst received at B. Pitchford's 5,000 car loads of Western Produce. Cliristmai good just received at the Dailey B...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

f . . - t I ' ' ' 1 ' - - T . J NEW MOTHER SlllVTON. rVhei lawytra fail to take ft fe, And Juries nerer disagree; Wben politicians are content. And Undlorda don't colleot their rent; Wben purtiea amain all the machine, And Boton folk give np their bn; When bautjr children all die young And firU are born without a toujjue; When ladiea don't take time to hop, And vtR '9 holderi never flop; , Wbeo preacher cut their aeirmona ahort, And all folk t the church reaort; Wben back aubaoriberii all have paid, And editori have fortune made; Buoh hajpineM will nr portend'! Tbi world muataoon come to an end, frightened dow. Hain't yer found out by this time that a logger is liable ter git wet? There, there,, pet Don't ye cry. Thank God, I ain't hurt. And the great brawny fellow, wet as he was, took the fair girl in his arms, and was stroking her hair, and.was kiss ing it. . "Oh, I'm so happy P said Alice laugh ing and crying at once, and giving him little squeezes and taps, and running from Iris...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

TALAMUE OX NEWSPAPERS.. Tkslr Clll' rrui WfciU ef the totti'i Ckarlot. , Dr. Talmage, n New York, took two texts last 8unday morning for his ser mon about tco newspapers, une was, And the wheels were full of eyes. He "What but the newspaper printing presses have all their wheels fall of eves? All other wheels are blind. The manufacturer's wheel some times rolls oyer the operative, fatigued in every nerve ana Done, ana sees notn ing. yBut . the newspapers press has sharo eyes, Keen eyes, eyes that look up and d6wp;;.far-sighted, that take in tbenext street,' and the' net hemis phere eyes of 'criticism, eyes if inves tigation, eyes' that sparkle with health, eyes glaring .with - indignation, eyes tender aud loving,, eyes .. frowning and snspicious'eyeawOf-'-hope, blue eyes, black eyes, green eyes, sore eyes, his torical eyesj literary eyes, ecclesiastical eyes, eyes of all sorts." l Dr. Talmuge's second text was, "For all the Atheuians'and, strangers , which were there spent their tim...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 15 December 1881

MEDICAL ADVICE. Ttkt lbs opto air, Tbe mors you lake lb bi-l'.rrj Vol low nature's laws T tin vtry letter. Let (be physic go lotbe bty ef Bltciyj . Let tloiia tbt gin, Tbt braeu) and lb whiskey. Freely exercise, Keep your spirits cbeerfull Lrt uo dretnit ol sickness Mike you ever fearful. Kit tbt tlmplfkt food, Drink the pure cold water; Then yuu will bt well, Or allatnu ought 1o, sJ T Messrs Uutcblsrn k Bro-I m hapay to say th yimr 'Neuralgluo" actd at specific In toy case, relieving me tutu Incredibly abort lime. 1 would Hitvixe til Buffering from neuralgia and btariacbe to ir y U. toure, etc ' V. flint, M. IX For tele by Riynoldt k Daniels. A Ciuteiuo.n Indeed Brown: "HiiiDpstead salubrious? I believe you, my boy! Why, I rnrae here t hroo months ago a perfect wreck from lyfipe2)fci.i, and now I'm blessed if I rail t eat tho wholo of a three-aud-six-enny lobster for supper, and wake up next dity without thinking an unkind thing of any one, not even my wife's relations." Punch. Oct...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

n " Press cos IVJLdLJ j. II. JULIAN, Provo All Things i Hold Fast that which Is Good." PKOPRIETOIl. VOL. XI. SAN MARCOS, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECKMBEU 22, 188 1. NO. 5. Free Press. I'l'ULISHKI) EVERY THURSDAY BY ISAAC II. JULIAN, To whom all Letters should be Addressed. Office Kupt sido of Plaza. RATE8 OF SUBSCRIPTION : O-ieyeer, In advance. mx month Toree month " . .fa 00 . 1 26 75 RATES OF ADVERTISING. One square, one Insertion fl 00 j each addition el lu.ertl' n under on month. 60 cents per aquare. J 1 wo. 8 mot. 6 nios. 18 mo 77i,. I a.so I 4.oo j fl.no I 10.00 : j 4.00 1 00 1 10.001 15 00 I .Of I H.00 H.00 j 20.00 t colm I 7.00 1 10.00 I 90.00 I 80.00 ? I 12 00 1 20 00 SO.liuj 6C.00 i I 20.00 I 35.00 1 ftj CO I 75.00 BuslnensCard, netncb. or lose, one year, 18 00 Card In BiHiwm Directory, one year, (2 00 ),eKl and 'transient Advertisements will be disced one Dollar per square for the flrrt ln nertloti. and Kitty Oenla per aquare for each addi tional ltiert'en. A vuai l...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

The Sloet Storm. ITU CAKTKR, 0 T4. Awnicn, the nun Is up, nrl and snlly forth, Wti'vo had a rulu or Jewelry Irom out thu iro- zen north i Tho eurth Is rolx-d In dazzling whiter ICicli tree 1h huna: wlin ifcata, Ami diamonds, In ti n thousand shapes, A ro Uanjliif irom Uidr sU'ius. Each buhh and every humble shrub, With preclouh stones Is strung ; And ull the purest, brightest tliln.T, In baudfulls round lire Uun. The emerald, and the nmcUiyst, Tho topazes behold ; And horo and there a ruby red Is sparkling In the cold. The fhrynollte and Jasper see, And tli.it bright Bunion stone, But reut as was King Solomon, lli1, nor the house he made ; Were dressed In Mich iniisjnltlconcs As Thou hiiHt litre illsplay'd ! Tho npjich tree Ktands In rich urray Of long and shining thread, lis ui Hal boughs all bendl.ig low To earth their drooping heads; And now and then n broken limb Comes crashing from on high ; AikI showering down a world of gerot, That spaiklo ns they lly. The lofty Uuk, the hund...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

al" BOOM IX LOfO.HO 1 1VE. ll.!r Ofpr'lirlniMl "I'h Bunlum. and I'atbU to Fill Orders. The g,nvr,,l boom ,J prices, from cal)biijH to lrown stone fronts, lias taken in railroad locomotives. They liavc not only greatly mlvntioutl in price, but tiif liii!UTH are unable to Bupply tho U;maul. The situation is nupural lol.id in nil our railroad history. A gen tknnn who U very high uuthority iu tbeo matters, when questioned by ji rcpriwiitfttivo of the New York Tele' gram Kitl : "Tho demand for engines is bo great that the roads which can possibly dispone of engines second hand no! obtain nu advance of from$l.'Oi to $2.0()i) over tho markvt prion for future deliveries, on account of tho advaatiigos gained in their immediate- uso. Some of the largest orders placed art) those lor the Denver and (iran le, which roail has ordered about 1150 engines within the last six months, l"e Baldwin w.orks receiving the greatest number of orders. "Four cl. 8 rfof locomotives are man ufactured Jiere-tho e...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

Free Press. IZLLO II JULIAN, Editor. 3A.N MAKC03, TKXAS. tiiuusd.iy. di:ckmhi:u ti, ikmi. i:TKiien at the i-oht oitick at ban maiicoh TEXAS AHKM'ONI) I.AHS MATTKH. Lnto Xcws Imi. Tin International hu rraclie-d Laredo, NmtiliK ne In the (lulteao cut. It It luppoied It will clou byChrlnlmaa. Tli annual meeting of ihe TJta Wool Grower' Ahk 'llloii will be held at Ilia office of tha secret. r.v, .V.J, Mus, In Sail Antiilo, Tue.day, January Hib 18i J It U Important thtt cacL count; assocla. llmi lo th itata ahould aend ore or mora represent! lives. Fredrick T, Frclli nhuyen of New Jersey, baa been ppolited Secretary of Stale Ha la a nephew of tbe g.ttulenian wb i ran for lce.Pretldent wltb Clay In 1S4. Ex-Sena or Howe ol Wisconsin eoc ceed Mr. Jameaas Postmaster fieneral, No other cabinet changes as yet reported. The Jeannette, the ablp which went out on an ex plorliig expedition to tbe North pole, and wat sup posed to have been lost, wltb ber crew, baa been beard from. She we criubed In...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

Free Press. gAN MAR003, TEXAS. THURSDAY. DECEMBEU 22. 1881. Eullroiul Time. Vo have no full schedule of tho lat change of railroad timo, bo wo am only toutiune to .'ive the time for thin pliico. Southward Louad trains arrive nt 1.40 p. m. and 7..r)() p. st. Northward nt 0.42 a. m. and 2.27 p. m. Tho 1.40 ami 2.27 trains bring the mails. I-OlVllE NEWS. Don't overlook our supplement. Gi.vaEB Treserves atB. Pitchford's. Uneanvasea Jiams at u. w. jjonalkon & Co. I THE prettiest fot of Prints just iu at LU. J. DAILEYS Coarse and fine salt at B. Pitchfokd's Mince meat, Jellies and other fancy gro ceries at Wm. Oiesen'b. " Albums! Albums!! The newest and most beautiful styles and lowest prices at the San Marcos Bookstobb Just Opened New Calicoes, latest and prettiest patterns Johnson fc Johnson. " BLACK-DRAUGHT" makes chills and fever impossible. For sale by all druggists. Fixjub! FloubI! cheap for cash at B. Pitchford's Loweb Still Bargains in Dies Goods at Johnson fc Johnson. A full ...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

SAN MARCOS FREE PRESS, I. II. JULIAN, Publisher. SAN MAHCOS, TEXAS texas Tories. MriCiurriMin,..! Clear Creek, M i tagne county, hh he low raised tliin year, will the help of three boys only, 1,000 bushels of com uiul'.M bales of cotton. The Shelby couuty Chumpian speaks of ii vein of cmI which wmh truck an.l liu fi-verul f t with out finding the bottom, whilo a well was lwiutf tl.iff on Jud-o Wheelers place, in llmt county. Tim quality of the c -ul wii, thtt-cl by blacksmiths ami pronounrt (1 good. 11m- eenMiH returns for Wil crelit Texas with a tot.l agricultural area of settlement of 123,000 equate nubs; 48,200 of these haw '2 to 7, 48.500 have 5 to 8, and 28.50;) have irom 18 to 45 .A ft"! inhabitant to the square utile. report dechin that agriculture in th iv 1 -i..tt-t.itvif. f.inl .nn point Hi to tuioru ci"iMwj u -i- port to population in excess of 45 to pinnu 1V1 tho squuro mile. Colonel (Menu, superintending architect, of tho United States Court house and Postoilice buildin...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

I UK tXt L l lUC Lllilir. jh rot-Mantr of riiilu.lililiU Bring Forth juImJ I" Furor of III Superior Eron oiurf Hi ElwMc LlKutOrcrGan furl'urpuors tf llluiuluatlon. It is fortunate for the publio interei-t tbivt the Postmaster of Philadelphia bus brought forward the ofliciul testimony in favor of the superior econon.y of the electric light over gas for purpojas of illuDiimtion, for prior to tho putli. catiouof that testimony it has been ex tensively believed that although the electrio light was indisputably superior to ga burners and oil lamps in brillian cy. Jet that its cost was much the same as gas, if not indeed rather more. In the case of the Postmaster here is a high publio official, bound by the striogent obligations of his office to administer the finances of the services faithfully, who states explicitly that during a given period of time the use of the electrio light in the postoflice caused a saving of $0,000 as compared with tho use of gas during a previous corresponding ...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 22 December 1881

Tlio County Scat Question-How It . Looks from Dear Creek. JJkah Chkkk, llnys Co.,Doo.ll, 1881. EdTon Fp.ee Tbehh; I wirth to offer a few thought throng your colnrrmn, it pennittotl. in regard to the locution of the couuty Heat. F.rnt, I wirth to call the attention of the voters) of Haya cou uy to the tihiijie of the wime. The coun ty irt of a kind of oblong shapo, and its grfat ot length in from a Houtheruiterly to a northwest er'y direction, and the boundary lino botweon thin mu! Travirt county in its longest line, which t!iro.vs oue corner of the county into a lrir l of s:..it or acute angle which exton U north of tlio Pcrdiun.es river, ud Ih almost Cv.o ..urth from the centre of the oouuty, nnl near 40 miles from San Mar con. Vnil, now, to run a xtniight line diago nally a;:r:in the county l.jngthwiiw, you will liasrt jiear HayH, our ronoHd county Beat, uud tiud Sun Maroon away down in another uente angled comer of tlio county, almost due south from the centra. Sua Marcos is . 't...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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