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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 5 January 1882

""HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AU8TLM TEXAS. i'UUKSDAY. . .JANUARY f 1882 John W. Forney jr. will con- tinue Colonel Forney's Prugienn. Thkre arc 83931 more m.tlcs in Texas than fumalru and uovr we arc not at a loss to understand why the (governor waa kissed. As A result of tho Investigation of the conduct of members of the ninth Massachusetts regiment at York town and Richmond twenty offenders were dismissed. When the cattlo kinjfs corns hero on tho 14th ot February they will be received with open arms by our hospitaUIe people. They are a royal set and their kingdom is coexten- sive with the trail of tho lou-r-horn. Tub woolen mill is a natural se- quence of tho Austin and North- western railway; ami now when this ono mill U established its natural scqueuco will Te in the course of a fow years a dozen mills of different sorts. It is said our own Gnat (furious has been engaged to open the Jones movement in Texas. lie is going to bo a fedcrul otlice holder. AVc suppose it is to bo Wash Joucs...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 5 January 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. . .JANUARY 6. 1882 From Tuesday's Daily. SAD El. AN UNKNOWN WHITE MAN KILLED IN A BAGIXO. AN OFFICER WOUNDED IN THE MELEE. FULL STATEMENT OF THE TRAGIC AFFAIR. Last night at about half past 10 i.V'oc!; it was rejwrtcd on tho streets that a iuhii had been killed down in tho first want ut tho house of ill-fame kept by Snt:iu Daggett. A reporter of the Statkhmax was there in ft few minutes and found the report to be true ; also that police- man John Walts had been wounded. The young man killed was an entire stranger not one of the immense throng that visited the scene of the killing recog- nizing him. He was A cow BOJ about twenty years of age and dressed in the usual garb worn by that class. Dr. Cummings tho city physician was summoned by the marshal but when he arrived the man was about drawing nis expiring breath. He was shot near and rX THE ucABT and lived only about half an hour after leing struck by the fatal bullet. The ball was Iror...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 5 January 1882

iHE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUsTIN. .TEXAS. ilURSDAY. . . JANUARY 5 1SC From Thursday's Ilaily. TEXAS AT ATLANTA. SUE snowixa of texas at tiii: great exposition. 1KXA4 DAY nECt.rTIO.V OK T1IK OKU ClALS SPEECHES ETC. Secretary of State Bo m in returned Irom the Atlanta KxpoMtion Tucsd.iy niKlit and yesterday a f tatkhmax re nnrfr railed on the irfiitlciiiuu unit re nie.ted a rht. till" milijo. 1 lo 1)0 I In" r-nl :iow and especially tbo innnnrr in which !tm itu re n resell leu. I lie neiiiiemiui wan yery enthusiastic In regard lo hi visit sail preceded what lie b:ui to say by liberal prai-o of 1!ih amenta and otllcers of tin) Stur nuil rescent route. Tlie delegation of Texas c 'tic I a Is beaded ly Lieutenant (iovnnor ! flurry became tli special guet of this route upon their pltt:r and returning and every attention and murtcsy wcm j sliown tbut couUl have been lei.ircl or were necessary to render lln trip comfor- table) and In every way pleasant. .Mr. Jiowman says tbo exposition wan a repe...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 12 January 1882

Guano Jim " ia his name. Mayor Grace of New York city U suggested as a very proper can. didate for governor. C. P. IIcntinoton is having steamships built to carry coal from Baltimore to San Francisco. George M. Pullman of luxuri- ous car tame is not yet fifty years old but he is worth millions. Gen. Crook the great Indian fighter Is expecting promotion in case Gen. McDowell is retired. He deserves it. Kansas aspires to be a cotton state. Tho negroes who went there not long ago from the south are to be used in its production. Mrs. Lanotry has ceased to be tho "professional beauty" and is earning $500 per week because of her real talent as an actress. Colonel Asiibel Smith thinks the financial affairs of the Texas uni- versity will be easily arranged so as to produce available funds. Colonel Ira II. Pierce a nephew of President Pierce died a few days ago in Montana. He was a lawyer of considerable ability. A letter from Carrizo Springs gives the item that a great many immigrants are r...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 12 January 1882

1 THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUAKY 121882 Tner called it a daisy tho Sun- day Statesman. One of the Guitcau experts calls it puro cussedness. Tbk popular verdict which wo en- dorse is that Guitcau plays a part but not excellently well. It makes the Statesman proud to be complimented by the federal office-holder Col. Gnat Qunous Henderson. A matter worthy of special men tien is that the postmaster at Pleasanton wants to be relieved of Isublic duty. Th post mortem examination of Dr. John Ilerff showed that he died frem poison occasioned by eating th fragrant imported sausage. Thb Japanese government is en eouraging the building of railways and with her postal service is out- stripping China in all but oblique- eyed beauties. We all the time have known that Mr. Hayes was a very poor presl dent but it was a shock to learn that he could not help out on the Garfield fund. "With the -contract for the new capital slgnod sealed and delivered and Madam Gerster singing at...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 12 January 1882

""HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN.. .TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUARY 12. 1885 CITY NEWS. From Sunday's Daily. Rejections fcyBard ! J udg ments. The board of judgment yesterday re' jccted the proposition of and a land claim consideration for the purchase of the Judgment of $11000 against Zip La- cour ex-shcrifT of Liberty county and of $1100 against J. C. Scoggins ez slier iff of Falls county. Election t Officers. At a regular meeting of the Juvenile hook and ladder company held last night the following officers were elected: Johnny Alexander foreman; Charlie tiimms first assistant; Aleck Davis sec ond assistant; Manny Newman secre tary; Dick Edmundson treasurer; Lewis Davis tillerman. The boys had a jelly good time but adjourned in plenty time to take in the theatre. Statement From Dr. Denton. Rumors having become circulated upon the streets to the effect that parties are allowed to visit the small pox tents and afterward enter the city Dr. Denton was conferred with by telephone last night in...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 12 January 1882

7 HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. . AUSTIX TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUARY 121882 CITY NEWS. From Saturday's Daily. A Change. The proprietorship of tho Statesman i t will bo seen lias been changed from "John Cardwcll" to "Cardwell & Gaines" Mr. Wm. P. Gaines entering as partner. Occupation Taxes. County Collector A. R. Morris has col- lected for thequartcr ending on tho 31st ult. state occupation taxes to tho amount of $8610.80; county occupation taxes $3300.20. Lock bar t quarantines I It was reported on the streets yesterday that the town of Lockhart had quaran- tined against Austin on account of the small pox. That la drawing it rnthcr fine considering tho fact that two of the physicians of that place telegraphed here yesterday that a case of tho disease exists there. Lino Located. Messrs. F. A. Hill civil engineer M. C. Hurley general contractor and Mr. Wm. Brueggcrhoff have just returned from a three days' trip up tho line of tho Austin and Northwestern railway. These gentlemen made tho fin...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
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Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 19 January 1882

Senator Sherman wears abeard and yet hs is just now subjected to a very close shave.' ' Georoe Obecht.oI Harris county. is no more. He was probably tho oldest mason in Texas.; ; The Democratic editors of Ohio met in counoil and resolved to ad here to the platform of 1876. . FoREPAUon and Barnam are each bent on having "the greatest show on earth." Each are making; vast purchases. We have ol ten heard of one's life banging by a thread bat now it be gins to look as though Guiteau's life is going to be drawn out by a cord. The New York Sun publishes the interesting rumor that Secretary of War Lincoln is mentioned as a sible presidential candi date in 1884. The Timothy in charge of the postal department is not the gentle man whom St. Paul referred to and yet he was dragged out of the dim record of the past. Uon. C. C. Clay who died a few days ago at his home in Alabama was United States senator from Ak- abama before the war. lie was also a Conlederate senator. In another column will be ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 19 January 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY.. JANUARY 191882 A kortkekx exchange iutimates that Jay Gould's shadow will hover OTeneTcral state legislatures this winter. Taylor has an educational asso- ciation which is coiug to establish IistiUtlonsof a high order tor the education of youth of both sexes. Southern Republicans are Btrong ly presenting the claims of "Sir Joseph" to the place he holds as the commander of .the country' in- vincible navy. A Ladies' Christian organiza- tion in St Louis is inquiring as to whether their ministers really did go swimming on a certain Sunday last summer and why shouldn't they; didn't they need washing? Gov. Overton and other Chicka- saw delegates are in Washington protesting against the proposed grant of right of way through the Indian Territory to the St. Louis and San Francisco railway com- pany. The last candidate tor presiden tial honors on the Republican ticket Is Charles J. Guiteau. Being close ou to the point of going up a spout Charles...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 19 January 1882

"HE WEEKLY STATESMAN AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUARY 191882 CITY NEWS. From Sunday's Daily. NEWS FROM THE TENTS. TKLKPIIOE COKHt'.SPODEX'K WITH THE rinp. (uesliatna Propounded to Dr. Irn tmm Yesterday and Ilia lnwtr. A full and ('mpltu Report mi Small Pox to Date. I lie following qut'slioim were pro pounded to Dr. Denton ycstordiiy. una his answers received. As the report was rnadg to the mayor it may be considered official : First Question. How many small pox patients have you had altogether since Ilia crcctiitn or Hie ramp ? Answer. Fourteen in camp and two in the city. Ouev How many deaths altogether 10 date at the tents Ans. Five. Ones. How many of tlionc who have nau small pox in camp can reasonably lie supposed to be out or danger r Ans. Five. (J aes Is the mortality greater among oia or young 7 Ans. The most favorable time for having the disease is lxitween the ages of six and fifteen. Persons over forty rarely recover from a severe attack of the small pox; also those under ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 19 January 1882

:" ..: .. 1 ! f" . J 1 m WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUARY 19 1882 CITY NEWS. From Saturday's Daily. Died. Mrs. FanmoA. Ottley died on Wed- nesday at the rcsidenca of Mr. Irving Egglcaton In this city. Sho was buried yesterday at 3 o'clock la the city ceme- tery from the residence of that gentle- man. Tkl Work Begins. According to the contract for erecting the new capitol work muni begin by the first of February proximo. 11 is under stood that the contractors are now per feeling preliminary arrangements for beginning the work. This will be a big thing for Austin and a bigger one for the state. Sad News lo m rand urandmolher. Yesterday a telegram was received from Mrs. Olscn grandmother of the children of that name at the small pox hospital. She stated that she had heard that one of the children bad died and asking for a confirmation or denial of the report Sue was rep' led to with the sad fact thnt four el the five children are dead and tho other one quite sick. Odd...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 26 January 1882

Scoville has Instituted a damage suit for libel against the owners of tho Iudianapolis Herald. A lot or fellows ware knocking after the Waco postofflcc and 0. 11 Leland having the largest pole got it. Wk ought to get Oscar Wilde to come to Austin ami enjoy a really aesthetic set of streets. They are really so beautifully glossy and gloomy. It is said the German crown prince knew nothing of the imperial rescript until he saw it iu the official record. Two car loads of salmon have been received at Galveston direct from California over the Southern Tacltlc railway. Texas is reported just now as a sea of mud. The last heard of Hous- ton was that its church spires and markcthouse tower were still iu lew. Mr. Gladstone says he docs not favor tho establishment of a !and ourt to deal with the English laud question but favors the simplifica- tion of transfer. TiiEaccouuts ot last year's pro gress in the southern cities are all in and show a most gratifying growth. Every city in tho south has...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 26 January 1882

MMEadSaBi ! - THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUARY 26 1882 Thk Germans of Ban Antonio arc discussing the propriety of hating a TOlksfest. Tub spread of small pox is simply a result of the actWo Ago m which we live. TIuntsviu.b assumes city airs when Its municipal council estab- lishes fire limits. Thr report from northern Texas is that farm tenants to a very great degree want everything furnished for their operations this year. It is understood at Washington that the 2ith inst. will be set apart lu congrebs for the delivery of eulo- gies on the late Senator Curpcutcr- Chancey I. Filley has senatorial aspirations. He thinks he can work up a legislature that will send bim to Washington to represent the sov ereignty of Missouri. Occasionally a saloon keeper 1h caught selling liquors to minors and that Is what lately claimed the ntfnntinn. to somo decree of the grand jury of Milam county. The Kyle Lockhart and South- - em railway begins to put on the an Dearanco of get...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 26 January 1882

-"HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. TIIUliSDAY. .JANUARY 26. 1882 CITY NEWS. For the statesman. To Judge and 71 r. V. II. Turner. NKHOltY or TltKin BKALTiriL D.i:UHTKRI UATTIX AUKD rirrlCKN YEAR. Gone to the land where realm are briu'Iit Yonr lovely Ilattle aodear o dear; To dwell forever In mulon of light. Leaving yournad heart bleeding here. one to a home la the bright tarry kie. To lire In Uod' eternal lore; Where blit la complete and thetonl neverdle. In a haven of rent In Item en above. done wheie there'a uo lckuet and pain. Where sorrow and death and trite are no more And life la free froin caro and lain; Uouo to that lovely beautiful thure. Ycl llattie la pine with loved ones to dwell. To bak forever In (lie Savior' mile. Of her III and Joy he cannot tell. But you'll Join her there lu a little while. In your heart awcet mentorie latlng and il.-ep Will linger for yon darling w hoae home 1 the ky; Till ti ne and eternity InlM to Kleep And ill Joyfully meet her la the tweet by ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 26 January 1882

'HK WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. .JANUARY 26. 1882 CITY NEWS. From Thuraday'a Dally. CAPITOL COVT11ACT. It l Signed ftaaleA and DellTered at Laat. The capitol boiird after a aovcral day aesslon finally adiourned yesterday and now tbe contract lor the erection of the new eanitnl has been "siirncd sealed and delivered." It was rumored that some light changes had been made notwith- standing the fact that it was given out that Schnell & Co. had agreed to do the work according to the arlcrinal anecilicationa. In ' other words that thev would accept the 3000000 acres of land and build the - canitol nrcciaelv as called for in the specifications as published by the com misniencrs. A Statksman reporter en deavored vesterdav to get a peep behind the scene with a view to discovering what changes II any had been made. From the best information he could gather the conclusion is reached that some slight modifications have been made. One of them is the striking out from the specif...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 2 February 1882

ALE Ok1 THE SCHOOL LADt AND A PLETHORIC TREASURY. C:iptaiu Walsh the laud commis- sioner Hays the legislature might at ouco engage most profitably for thirty day lu necessary laud legis- lation. Ho has many suggestions to make regarding our laud laws and one of the most weighty questions considered by him.as by all thought- ful nfon who have reflected upon tho subject is what is to be done for the safety of the rapidly increasing ac- cumulation ot money in the state treasury from the sale of public school lands. Under the laws as they now govern the payments on these lauds special funds must in- crease uutil they become so enormous as to be a tempt- ing object of prey on the part of those who can concoct feasible pretexts for their use. Some days ago the Statesman mentioned this very subject and its conclusion win that the law regarding the sale of these public lands should bo so amended as to give as long a lien as possible while live per cent mtsrest on the purchase money should b...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 2 February 1882

""HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. .FEDRUAKY 2.1882 Tiik Demoerat-Adrance tutors lion. I S. Uohh for governor. I'rksidknt Akthlr deals in uranro mill V'lltlOS liin life hi- nt IUO.OOq. Anu how tlie jtubcrnacorial ciui- li.Wy or Mr. CoukHtig is talked of iu New York. How Kits of the Pauola WalchtMin It UBa'uljWautstobc h state senator We had thought it was Rcnffan'8 jdaoo he was after. Thk flood in the Cumberland river rose tilty feet. Such a flood iu tho Colorado river would sub- merge all the lower portiou of Aus- tin. Ex-Gov. Throckmokton says he will not under any circumstances itllow his uanio to bo used in con- nection with tho gubernatorial can- didacy. Wmr.K assessed valuations in- creased forty million dollars in Texas Inst year it is Relieved tho as- rtssinciils of this year will be nearly twice that sum. Tjik vote iu the lower house of 'the Kentucky legislature on estab- lishing tho whipping post as a pimihhiuciit for minor olTenscs was rejected by a vote of fo...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 2 February 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. : AUSTIN TEXAS. I THURSDAY. .FEBRUARY C 180 CAPITOLJULLINCS Til HOI Gil THE STATE PtHTnKXT VKMTF.IID.IT And Pencil Points of (he RiiIhii Transacted. A IH Hnvh ! Houtiue Hhtlarn (From Sunday's Daily. The reporters of Ihe Statf.kmax in llicir usual daily nilirrimages throuch the various state otltces yesterday in llie search after news foniiil tho different Loads of departments nnd clerks deeply immersed in business of a routine cnturc but a paucity of news item of an inter esting nature to the general hind ' public. C'upt. Walsh general commissioner remarked that he is itnre rcascd with business nt present than he ia ever been at any lime sinic hi con- nection with the olllcc. Treasurer Lnh- hock la also kept unusually busy wh'le the other departments of the stale gov- ernment arc equally us much engaged. The attorney general looks well since Lis protracted visit to I lie wets). Tho recent improvements In the gen- eral land ollice are nearly complete. Remittance...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 2 February 1882

'HE WEEKLY STATESMAN: AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY. . FEBRUARY 2. 182 CITY NEWS. THE DEADLY PISTOL JI'.T 'l ITS WORK ; J. I. IIUI ( lli:. A Hndljr Wounded TOrni. Nevea Shots aud Three Wound One tlThtm Frobablr Fatal. (From Thursday's Daily. Ycstcrdny a difficulty occurred at Thompson's ford on the Colorado river HiKtut two miles and a half from the city between Mr. Frank Light and J. F. Hou- clien in which the latter was badly pruli- nbly fatally' wounded. Seven shots were flred two with a double barrel gun aud tl ve from a sixshooter all by Frank Light. Three of the shots took ellect oivj in the left temple one in tlic chin and the other (the fatal shot) entered the right breast passing through the lungs break- ins the breast bone and lodging in the left shoulder. The wounded man was brought to the city and placed in the Manning Intirmary and attended by l)rs. Morris Mathews and Wc-itn-Uidg Ore. Kvvearinecn and McLaughlin being absent on profession!! 1 business. The facts in the case so ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 9 February 1882

The stato grange meets at Bclton On the first Monday iu August IL Jv. Wyme lately sold a sto?k of 14000 cattle ou the Pecos river tor $225000. Congress lias beeu iu ses.iou two months aud It lias passed only aft incidental appropriation bill. The French government is lend ing all the aid it can to sustniu the fiuancial house Unit have been at fected iu the late panic Contributions to the Irish fuud grow larger all the time but there are beginning to be generous givers ou this side of the Atlantic who would like to know where tbcinouey goes. One steamer is now on the Atlan- tic conveying eighty-three Clydes dale stallions to this couutry. This breed of horses is becoming very popular in tho northern and west ern states. The Statesman acknowledges receipts of invitation to tho twelfth Momus anniversary celebrated at Galveston February 211882. Many will take occasion to visit the Island City ou this interesting occasion. Horsey is about to sell out his rattle ranche in New Mexico and r...

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