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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 13 July 1882

n S3 0 0 a 15 0 0 3 H p 0 4J H 0 0 0 0 p. 0) 0 d o a o ft 10 Ui H 0 Hi O Free Press. only jykHOOd TEXAS. Viu-ilsn.vY. JC-ly ia. iHKa. "TffJBliw Ctll AivC'UUEJ IS till :77oguiu wiuiwfeUugifyou tf0uUkw much milk. rKw Gvuarj bird for sale. Enquire at ju Marcos lToolutore. w.hoi to proKentat the DuPre br- Ju'ou Saturday and to Uke ou many neir iubbcriberi. Srixspw Rm'm crops are reported in the Vortlu'rn States. tf advertisement of "The American Un- ireS Cyclopedia" in another column. James aud Younger Brother two diffor. eat authors at this offl je. Fbeh eggs are in demand -there are quite too many of the other variety. Go to P. K. Turner Co.' for your Cedar Tods and Barbed Wire fencing. Fob Balk-A portable Fruit Stand. In- quire at this office. Tcbneb fc Co. have shipped fifteen car- loeds of grain to date. L.Ds' Kid and Goat Shoes splendid cooiK just receivod by ' Johnson & Johnson. Oca dolightfully cool breezy nights are all that wakes life worth living just now. Kirk's Toilet a...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 13 July 1882

lurrr love. While tby t Ix fore the fire .Nothing nr !'' lo deir Than to ut littl -lhT I( ho could ; Au l Ma hcrt beat hitfh and higher Ar U her lo ik grew thy nod ahyer Whrn ho il!eJ 'P d1 y ber An ho huiiM. Tiies ho vtnturH to inquire it b-T iUr Jane Muriir . ud her mother and her aire Wi le uit well. .nd from time to time he'd eyo Ler A thonb ho would liko to buy her Au J hm bhfuln-" ' diro For a upc'.l. Then hi hunky threat crew drjer Whin ho told hor that tho 'Squire To bimu'lf would gladly tie her If hIio would ; Might he K go ark hir iro t And he thoiint ho woiilJ expire Whcu she nai-' t hi donirc That he could. had not tally realized what -he wm undertaking. Hut one and all made k Ufum9 f h wlmf inttvtrium of iws. ... ; np 1'neir minds to go ana Help moug i coed be. Mrs. Tom mot them at th door with a bright smilo of welcome took them up in her own room to lay niic'ti their thiegs thru down into the cheery little parlor which never looked cbeeiicr and prettier than to day. j...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 13 July 1882

XIlEKEaMAMSIOTII. ' him-'1 J "u C.T.TZ Cave Kv. June 20.-Tho test of all ves the "Mammoth" Kentucky has received for inauy branch attontion from those trav- Ci who have penchant for the -dark .J mysterious" and to enumerate the Nicies regarding its merits mysteries n J beauties would be impossible. Few !oule kuow that within three miles of p. Srmnth. down in a deep and taO ill i . well-wooded hollow in the midst of a corn field lies a gloomy auu : inifl. sav about five feet high IndBix or seven wide. An ice-cold iTreamof water dashes down the rocky eido of the sint aua iuruw Boroy over the entrance of the cave rendering the gloom still more impene- trable and forbiding. AN INVESTIOATIKO COMMITTEE. One bright morning not long ago our party consisting of three all from " pittsburg conceived the idea of explor- ing this almost unknown cave and for this purpose we procured six lanterns in shape most unique if not pleasing. articles were supple mented by a most tempting lunch and a most ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 13 July 1882

IYrsoiuN. '"in (I'.nvor U bi- k.from Mittouri. Jin. Wijien of Lhno U viiitin bcr. Mij. Hinzlj wiw h tou yesterday. ' ! r. C.Huhn imd f t:ni!y havo rutur:rJ frou ixir.r;ori to U!.im t-tu. (iij.f. Joins rind family are now occu- t.yiin; ill-art of Mr. Hnrvr-y'as homo. JudK Walter wyii that oat and wheat irv ouly about half a crop. poHtrafcstor Ifonton hm itf"n ory Hick for wvr.il d.y ; ho In better now. Tito MWes Zively wo aro glad to torn uro better. Our printer Moral. Mr. SkMtori. ht Inst a ''t'' by tho burning of Warnken'8 thresher. Mm. Coflicld Ixm gouo on a visit to Rock' diilo. Mr. Hnkla loft for a nojotirn in Virginia on y?Kterda) hi family accompanying mm ni fur as UuIvlmou. Mltui Sunih II. Mitchall. onn of the teft' ll tr or Kvln Summary hiw returned to El- inliurg Mo. It. Earnest of Mitchell county. is hpre on a Tiwit. Ha Baya they have Lad plenty of rain there. Mr. Warnken mot with quite a misfortune h the burning of km throshing inicUine on Kiturdny. It caught firo from th...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

San Marcos Free Press j.H.Jtfl-lAN "Prove All Things i Hold Fast that which Is Good." PHOP1UETOH. VOL. XI. SAN MARCOS HAYS COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY JULY 20 1882. NO. 34 Free Press. I'ublWifd Every Thursday by ISAAC H. JULIAN In trlium ull Lettors should bo Addressed. OFFICE East Side of Plaza. sa riv oFsiBscniPTJoy Oi.ryfer. lti advance IJ m mouths JJ .nr. mouths RATto or A D VSR TlStXd . nur square one Insertion ft 00; each addition 1 innrtlou ntid er ooe month. 60 eeots per mmrt 1 mo. 3 ruos. 6 nio. 1 mot square- i " U colm '. ' I " t 8 60 3.00 o.Of 7.00 1100 au.oo 4 fi.00 too 8.00 lo.oo 20.00 35.00 A.0 10.0A u.oo 10.00 80.00 At CO 10.00 15 00 30.00 30.00 6C.00 70.00 '...i...u.fi..ii una inch or lam. ona vear. SA 00 Card In Business Directory one year 93 00 tecsl anil Transient Aaveruiwuienis win oo flnrd One Dollar per square for the Brut In- ...... ..j virtu I'oula nnr aauara for eacb audi. ilviial Insertion. A i.quare la the space or one Inch. Fractional square win ce onouieu as i...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

SAN MARCOS FREE . PRESS. H. JULIAN Publisher. BAN MARCOS TEXAS TEXAS TOPICS. A breed of solid-hoofed pis 18 said to cxit in Texas. At Hearuo. on the night of the 24tb nit. two meu quarreled over a game of pool and one was hbot and killed uy the other. A man named Schroeder suicided at Dallas last week by taking lauda num and strajchuine. Cause domes tic troubles. Farmersville is receiving grain at the rate of 7000 bushels per day. One hundred and thirteen car loads of corn wheat and oats have already been shipped. . Mr. Stockbridge superintendent of construction for the Southern Pacinc railway expects to make connection with the Sunset railroad by October 1. Thtv are laying track at thereof two miles a day. Twn hrrttliBra livine near Fort Worth had a quarrel over the rent of some land resulting in tho fatal shoot ing of one. The would-be murderer woo fianf.iirpd in Wuxahachio on last Suuday a few days after the shooting Flatonia'jr: Mr. B.W. Cocke a farmer living near town informs t...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

LV J901. n l. new drink for peoplo to quaff .ill bo Jokl i whlob W8 CB Tb"' 1 ' K" InlWl. ' . will '" aosrP - Thumb a"d J ombo wiU eeP ln torab To" luu"w n yxw. Tbe .auflowr w-U jjr will not be in bloom wilJa willbe found in dark garret room Tb9 eleotrlo lif bt wU turn night lata day rm not be thowrat naughty to go to the'play And wy h.bnd will bare hi. own way Tbewllbe 00000.8 down therein Maine j. Congre. J V PP'" Mr' Ulfa i . Tbow who J8111 not M Dy P8ia . Tberc'.a rumornnlloat that "the Chineio ran.t g In 1031. And that Mr. Ifanlon refuse to row But tbe "drummer" and whale will continue to blow In 1001. There'll be aonie new converts to Darwin . .caUB la 1001. - . Each state will be wUn8 10 hB60 law. To watch our big country a whole world will m 1001. - -. The eirl. will like taffy. Oh ju.t the same And Gen. Grant will 'be known to fame In liWl. He'll die a third-termer in Liberty's name . in iwi. . jlary Walker Esq.. will not pant for pramo There'll be notbinpr at all to' the c...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

Free Press ISAAC It JULIAN THURSDAY JULY 20 Wi. ftWriBFO ATTHt P"T OfflCK AT MAfX TEXAS At COND "'J THE PROPRIETOR CONTROLS ALL ADVERTISING IN THIS HUH ON TNf INSIDE IS WELL AS THE OUrsiOC f ACES. Announcement of Oandidatse. Wl are lbf i U aneanr. wnw TAtffi P. MILLER. Oemelea 'C.unty Meudld4torCncf'r Klbh Metric subject W tl DemrmUo Congressional 'Convention-. We ere aaihrli4 U nnnnr HON. WELLS THOMPSON of Color.. a Mnnif. km a candidal for Corrn from the KlrMh PMrfet. fttyect 10 ! ctloo of th Demo- rraile Coorees1onl Cawatlon. fll.trlct Fracatlnff Attorney W. are authnrlaed to nnoanoo J. M. BETHANY ' A tin Coney as randldale for Prooeeotlni iltoraay of tholoib Ju dicial Iristrfcr. l'r Trenrer. TO TAB VOtlCM Of HATS COtJNTT: We are aathnrif ed to announce JOHN II PATTERSOW.m a candidate fur re-election to tbe office of lreeorr of Hay County W are authorised to announce ROBERT M ALONE ai a candidal for Treasurer of Haj Conny. Far A or. Wt are tn'borlrad to nnoonee R. S. FORTSON cand...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

w . IS Tlx Only 9b.ow in Texas Tlxis Summer Free Press. jlABOOB TSXA. "THURSDAY. JULY 20. 1882 a tt J3W- "M " jjOMBNEWS. Plenty of ruin- biace-itei) re8 At Fromme'll Drag rla Store. Now' the right time to plant. mm and Clothing at lowest reduced flg- " ho. J. Dailei's. tire t Nrw line of ladiea collars and collarettes jj Go to Lu. J. Dailcj'H for cheap Hats. y good assortment of Stetson'B Fine Hats. H p Johnson & Johnson's. Kick assortment of Laces at Johnson & Johnson's. b h Clothing cheap as the cheapest at Y Lu. J. Dailki's. u Jahes and Yonnger Brothers two differ. eut authors ai ww umue. Go io P. B. Turner Co. for your Cedar j posts and Barbed W re fencing. Old newspapers for wrapping purposes 1 'cheap as dirt" at this office. D Ladikb' Kid and Goat Shoes splendid goods just received by Johnson & Johnson. p Nothing definite from the Galveston Con- vantion as we go to press. -"The Star" and "The Glen" Shirts J Te the best. Geo. T. Malonb Sole At. . Kirk's Toilet and L...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

TDICATION. t . nortk'i A4Jrr. Ibf4 slTi!" T. Jim sulk.' Tbo following extracts are made from the admirable address of Col. 0. N. HollingHworth delivered at Tyler Juu Tl.n -.1 Jrewi is too lengthy to bo reproduced but it is a document worthy of perusal throughout: Tk. fmiL.leni of tie republic of Tex -afiir omnrehended tLe value and importance of universal education. Ilia- torj furnishes ho instance where any government ever manifested more in- troyt in behalf of popular education fcn did the fathers of the republic of Texas. Aud bo it suid to tbo credit of the sound statesmanship that. baa con- trolled yje legislation of the republic aud the state from 183Gtothia date the toka nolier inaugurated by the sires of '30 has been penitently aJhered to. Under the operation of this policy iex- as to-day refers with pride and grate- ful memory of her heroic fathers and wise statesmen to her educational en- dowment represented by $3500000 cath common school fund $550000 uni- versity fund $110...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

OlEBA.rRECiriCE. ' Tlfl Temilaalloa of rita.urs Trip. AlU California. . r-Mav nteM terrible cUent oo irred near Feiton Santa Cruz cpunty 0na of tnoso mourna-n ruima 10 ina peril" it seems etranf that more "" - . . II .! 1 1 ..allors do DOl IfcUl TJCUBJN. A. COaCU jr.TrnbT ( horses aud containing twelve persons uesmo mo unver leu nr ft precipice 200 feet high three ladies ni one gentleman Wing almost Instantly killed while some- of the thers are prouaoiy Miauj injured Tke names of the deceased all from fiin Francisco are George Scott Eva Uujsey Ida Cowdery ana ueua uiart AN ILL FATED FLEA8TJBE PARTY. a Uraa number of San Francisco oi)le are camping near to Fel ton which is near the Big Tree grove tnd seven miles ana . a nan irom tlie town of Santa Cruz. All want woll at ..nrnnntil Friday nignt. xnere was proposed a moonlight ride to Santa Cruz where a dance was to take place but this was objected to 'by many of ii.. aa ffia mnnnkin rnni wna yie y i j . " 4 known to be very steep and ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 20 July 1882

rcrfton&i. Slim SLittJa Jleatou U vWUng relative at I'unraall ir Pniiilr. fonurlr of tbi: nlace U af fluted with caucer io one of hr earn. Ur. f!linoweth han 1J out at the vwt an J U Twiting Itia areuU here. Mr. Garlor pram agfut &r Coup' peat hbo iaadraiuuUd author of uoto. " Tho. J. Davi haa laM na under obliga- tioua bj a liberal preaent of pt-achea lir TViler. luw removed to Llano. Ilia brother tho dontint octupiea hia pUoe. MImh. Rallie BUnfiold returned homo aome i In. a uiru frotn teaching in the lower touutry. roiniiiinHloiiMr Ilatiliff fkniml efficiently ii.l urnniuhlr an maiior of ooreotonio' at the Du Pre barbecae. Mr. and Ura. W. C. Mulliro. have gone to Hot Spring Arlianaax for the health of the loriner wuoti buuutujjj """"" Miaa Cora Baldwin la temporarily con- ducting a department In tho Normal School at Iluuunlle. At Anutin nn Monday we atooped at our rvoritA boDM the Carrolltoa. which we again commend to our reader. Mr. Hell returned on Friday last. "Our miI...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

J X . San Marcos Free Prs FHO&HIETOR. I. JI. JULIAN "Prove All Things f Hold Fast that which is Cood." VOL. XI. SAN MARCOS HAYS COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY JULY 27 1882. NO. 35 So Free Press. rublltihwl EiJ Thursday by ISAAC B. JULIAN U whom all Letters should bo Addressed. OFFICE East Side of Plaza. RA TES OFSl'BSCMPTlOy. x month i Tbrr mouths RATES Or AD VERTISIKG. nut quare. one Insertion $1 00; each addition tl Insertion under ona mouth. CO centa per ar.uara. 1 mo. 3 moii. 8 mo. 18 uio 1 Square I " J " I.- el ft 3.60 S.00 s.or 7.00 13.00 30.00 I 5.00 7.00 t.00 10.00 20.00 35.00 6.00 10.00 13.00 30.00 90.00 BO CO ft 10.00 1500 30.00 30.00 5C.00 7C.00 ... 1 ButloeifCarda one inch or leaa ona year 8 00 r.rds In Business Dlrettory. one year i 00 lal and Transient Advertisement will be fbarrad One Dollar per aquare for the first In- sertion and Fifty Centa per aquare for each aridl. llonsl Insertion. A aquare la the apaoe of one Inch. Fractional aquarea will be counted aa full "'Zeal a...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

SAN MARCOS FREE PRESS. X. n. JULIAN Pnbllahar. SAN MARCOS - TEXAS TEXAS TOriCS. Ninety-five thousand dollars were paid into the State Treasury on tbo 7th of July. . The law reducing passenger fre on Texas ;ailroad$ will go into effect Aug Cth. ' The Fort Worth and Denver rail- road is completed to HenrietU and it is expected that 30000 bead of cattle will .be shipped from that place this season. A whirlwind phenomenon occurred "the other day in Buffalo Gap as fol- lows: a lady was sitting in her eastern door with her children on last Monday afternoon looking out over town when she becamo conscious of a rushing com- motion in the near atmosphere almost immediately a whirlwind came down upon the ground liko a shot with a noibe as loud as a gun and after moving along tho ground a short space rose and disappeared whilo on the ground it lit- erally swept it clean of everything. The day was clear and warm. Acting Comptroller Sneed esti- mates the available revenue forthesup- fAA Rnhools f...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

117767 ONE? 0 ot wSllt bM W wlth ln""elou ar- riwli soli m it fool- 'or tb. spirit la.d- iUn. which OMf Rut OH"- ffOI .laud by tha other' coffin pier. And look and weep ffbile tbow marble lipa atrange alienee keop- pwliDg. which oneT On of ua dear But one By n open grave wUl drop a tear And homeward go Tb. aoguuh of an unahared grief to know- Darling whioh one? Oneofna darling it must be It may be you will alip from me; Or perhapa my life may firat be done ; jB glad we do not know Which one. TRAINING A HUSBAND. Bo you want ter know how I came ter hev Caleb when I knew jest heow he used Nancy hisfiraj wife. Wall I'll tell yon all about it. Yoa know Danl left me pretty poorly cff. I bed two little children an' what ter dew I didn't know. The mortgage was ter run eout in about a year an' a half arter he died. I'd Bent the child ren down to brother Jean's ter go to school. Brother John wanted me to give them ter him an' he'd do well by 'em an' I was meditating on it orful loth to dow it...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

Free Press. ISAAC 2. JULIAIT Editor EfTlM" lwI.Ft0O3 TEXAS. THURSDAY. JULY 27. ISM. I KM AT TIIX POST omd AT BAN MABCOH THF PflfiPAlf TOR CONTROLS ALL ADVERTISING IN THIS PPR ON THE WIDE AS WELL AS THE OUTSIDE PACES. Announcements of Candidatse. Toir Congrem We r authorized l annnuuce HON. JAMES F. MILLER of Oon.al. Count candidal for Couro4 iruin toe nigam triatrial auhlect to the Dem-Mi ratio loufreeaiouai Convention! Wo arc eathorlted to announce HON. WELLS THOMPSON of Colore- A. w.iii.e met aft tlld idtta for CooKreii from the Highlit ninlrlet. aulject to the actlup af tba Demo- cratle Cmrreloual Convention. Dlatrlct l'rerulinir Attorney. W are authorised to announce J. M. BETHANY of Au.tln County aa a candidal for Pro.ecullni Attorney of tha J5tn ju dicial DUtrict. For Treaaurcr. TO THE V0TKK8 OK II AYS COUNTT: We are authorized In announce JOHN H PATTERSON candidal for re-election to tba olllce of Treanurer of Haye County. We are authorized to announce ROBERT MALONE a candidat...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

J p 31 0 S 0) 0 V 43 in 2 H d 3 o 0 ti 7 c p Free Press. MAROOa TSXAI. ; ' 'THUIIUYOLY 27. 1882. .iSw 'fci"UiAdwUik U -U r7' " TIME T AHUB. jfhd Mora Riilraai SJNTONIO DIVISION: MAIL. ..MX V. X ...B.W " .6 0 " . ..6.4T " ..7:W " .. T.4S " 7.SH4.M. tiln Mclir t)opr llBnier .. N BraunMe. . A.tloulo.. n:n a.yt " .a " 0:40 W;lia JO 45 li:S9 P. 11. ..8:18 " .10:00 " BOUND KOBTU. MAIL. RXMMi 10SS A. II llaiielitc Impreo B:60 ... 9.44 6;35 4:45 " 4.13 4 03 " S:a 1.45 SLs MARCOS Hunt" pw lirauufeU. d.ii Antonio.. .... ... 8 35 ...8.14 ...743 ....6.10 HOME NEWS. Camp-mmtihg begins to-day. H.4U8 a choice lot at Hinzizs. Peaches are becoming plenty but are still rather high. The future boom at this place is begin- jng to be believed in at last. DtiLsr & Bbo. are doing a better business than they did a year ago. One-half gallon preserve stone jars at Dailey & Ero.' on the corner. -jaujoD oifl no 8.(og foQ. eqi 8 psAtaooi yraf.tvpp dooH JOilail Cookino stoves a nice assortment cheap at H...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

"...l...wr1tou.naDd. The following 1UI r f gret general- noae nperir picity w eMiUtrd ia early manhood.was compiled by tue lata Brevet Major-General Emory Up Philip of Macedon amended tbe throne at Ueuty-two wa tLe conqier- 6r of Creece at forty-live and dieJ at forty-seven. Alexander the Great defeated the celebrated Theban band at Choronea before arriving at the age of eighteen ascended the throne at twenty had conquered the world at twenty-Eve and died at thirty-two. Julius Osar commanded a fleet be- fore Mitylene and distinguished himself before tbe ago of twenty-two; complet- ed his first war in Spain and was mad consul before the age ef forty; con- quered Gaul twice crossed the llhine and twico invaded Britain before the age of forty-five; won the battle of Pharsalia hud obtianed supreme power at fifty-two. He died at fifty-sir the victor of five hundred battles and the conqueror of one thousand cities. Hannibal was made commandcr-in hifi nt th n fiiirthacenian army in Spain a...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

A MUSTER'S STORT. w KiorWOti r with Om Shot. ganU to !.M.) Ppr. Oa Sunday 18! 008 ' tte m0Bt CQri" oui adventures took place near the up- Mr wators of the Pecos river that has been related. Aa the story waa told by the hero of It himself who ia recently from Chicago; and withal a Bjodest an.it may be believed impli- citly; and it ia illustrative of how by combined bravely coolness and marks- manship two birds may sometimes be killed with one stone. Mr. n. J. Shel- don the author of the story left his camp at Cooper City on the Pecos last Saturday afternoon in search of game In order as he himself expressed it in the language of the board of trade to cover his shorts in the line of fresh meats and especially .induced thereto by the fact that he had seven 1 times heard of an elk of enormous dimen- sions having been recently seen a few miles up the river. As Mr. Sheldon was renowned throughout the camp for his skill with the rifle much interest was manifested by the miners and others "...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 27 July 1882

t SCHOOL TIME ftf .. TaTbOa. t V you bear tb scholar tkrvmnli? Btablt-btilo Juael AlltUt Ittvtt .oftthtr Ibaablog ftlogtrt bunting for tun f Miller msodiof peat sod bumming Boonit Doc a ? Peqadlog (Kates ara lb Humboldlt mill Chanting tlow la common Unit Broken China's rugged rbjm ; "Ttnr lt ktng-Ho-ang-ho " Heavenly rlrtri. How they flow ! Writing clait with beads one way And loogatt til eat for holiday I .)' Hark to tbt goose-quill's spattering grate tUiplog llkt tn awkward skate Swinging around Id mighty B' Lasy Z'( tod ersty Z' I J era's a scholar louklng solemn niuaien ap aorooked columo Mm' own Ittlle tower Done la date la half an bour. fignrtaplled in a mighty turn lie welt bit (lngir and down they come! .; Aproned urchin aged Ave f . Youngest In the liunmlng blve "tsudlng by the metier' knee. Call tbe roll of A. B.C. frightened balr til blown aboat Puttered lip la half a pout. Knuckle boring out au ejre flaying "1" and thinking "pie" Feeling for a tpeckled bean 'Twist each b...

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