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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 27 August 1873

/* \ :MU IOO MHCT I > rff3 fieooriD o.riT ICURT E3R, HOUSTON, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 27. 1873. . PRICE FIVE CENTS. EDITORS: j. H. BAKKB. wyLsoy. *. B. OHBBSBOROUGH. Rates of Subscription : Je DAILY MBBOUBY, Om Tear 10 00 DATLI MBBOUBY, Six Uoalb«.;i. DAILY MBBOUBY, Throe Mentha. 2 75 MBBOUBY, One Bona............ 1 00 WBSKLY MBBOUBY, On* Year I 00 AdrertfeUg. DAILT. | T.j Daily and Wi J WW. tnoa ■ bailyai^H other in Hot IjlWjOojgaoo in tioixH V w eekty J rf Daily an De£y rates. HHHP ■VMdjXotMlT — AQ articles for publication should be addressed 10iSTAdTCTtib^nttawi OM&mmUottlMa W' bostacas ahouid be addressed to tbe Business Muagir. , 1'' r._ : f ■ '■ ■ ' * n^pii.™. witlt 11mm rales will insure promptness sad pwant srw > 4 deter*. «rriT i aa4 Dtpartmr* *f flaiU. UemaaoaMailantvsastMaA.«ga4M jkM. (jeivssfon Hall does* u 8:00 a. *. ud 9:80 - i .<. } ■ New diimi Mail arrives*9:00a.*. Monday aud 6:00 *. Hew da? aad Friday., sad l>. K. Saturday. Oeatral Mail arri...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 27 August 1873

:i DAILY MERCURY dat - - august 27, 1873. Rmdikg Matter on every Page. A0B8T tor the State.—Mr. A. wl Spen- cc-r is <mr General Agent for the ®ate V Tacts- He is duly authorised to oppomt - agents, make contracts and receipt Wife. AR Ms acts wiii be approved by the proprietor of the Itwim. i f t'r i IMPROVE THE PRESENT OPPOR- TUNITY. g§| The press of the State has spoken, echoing the voice of the people, iHfeaches as from North and South, Bast awt West in one general acclaim against Davis, the nominee of the Dallas Convention for Governor. Bebuked by the National Government, he has tried to appease Grant by the release of Santanta Mid Big: Tree, hoping thereby to secure the aid of the Federal power in his attempt to retain the Govern orship of the State. The short-sighted policy which characterized his admin- istration of affairs in the past is visible in this unpopular act. With all his boasted pretensions, setting forth the retention of these In- dians as a matter of State poli...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 27 August 1873

ass daily mercury WEDNESDAY • * AUGUST 31,1813. TSMPKBATCTR*—AUGUST M, MT3. TAKES AT a V, PESCA? * C0>. JEWBUBB. U MAIS STREET. •• . MniMI. • 0'riark.A.M I* o'clock, M ........ ••««•••*•* t o'rtooki P. X.,• •« •••• * • JmiW 6 o'clock, P, M «••••••••... i <* ■ ■ ■ CANDIDATES, I hereby announce myself aa a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harm county, subject to the Democratic Nominating Con- vention. corxblics M. Nobis. James a hjlejosis, of Hockley, candidate for Sheriff of Harris eonnty. is a K. E. Choatb is a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harris County, subject to the nomination of the Democratic Convention? Hie friends ot Peter flobck announce him as a suitable candidate for Sheriff of county, and will give him a unani- mous support. ->V Sam S. Ashe is a candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, subject to decision of the County Democratic Convention. We announce our fellow citizen, T. U. Lubbock, as a suitable gentleman to fill the office of Sheriff of Harr...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 27 August 1873

t *$2ap*e1Z-. Ittl Any ofueor now on uio Xorce, wno s i "j —u—. inn Miscellaneous Advertisements. HOUSTON DAILY Hotels and Public Houses. Sew OrieMs 7 VEILED, At old Egyptian festals, we are told, Was aye a guest, W ho, through tie least aat rigid, silent, cold; Whom eo one prest To share the banquet, yet who still re- song was sung, the last cup Ta ti last drained. The cup, the song, the jest, and laugh went round, 2Jo cheek turned pale, N j truest amazed did query e'er propound, Or lift the Toil one alone sat mute, ,exchanged ■ friend, r-** did the i drapery did all BR*, w ~,v. Eive hall, the flow oi gfcttgtiBlytypeof wcth. when all were gone, out, s of that nameless one of wine and song, the fleeting night human heart There sits'such guest, We may not, cannot bid it thence depart, E'en at the best, We . but crown with roses, veil and exists, though we conceal its We shroud our skeletons from public gaze, And from our own; I snore their presence with life'B lamps left alone fragme...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 28 August 1873

SUPS -Vs pKs > r «K'- - -:*i ;- .tiHWflr '-s«?Msiwwt ^ysstiteeeeeeRBya ri f \rl rWffi . V -'T'. r^i- H*. d jiyraJ I ' Ia :. />,m jfc&r*IS jiin'aw-. :-••• HOUSim TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 28, 187a VOL. V-NO. 304, !1 price, ^ive cents, STATE ITEMS. " I T«ld Ton So" Wisdom. DAILY MERCURY shreTeport Cards. Galveston Advertisements. MRS. S. V. CONWAY J. H. BAKER, yidpwrtt^ i KDITOBS: .T. Jf. BAICEB, J..H. WILSON iftrr— I tt. R. CHKESBOROUGH, DAIL1 MBECUBY, One ?w $10 00 OAELY XSBCUBY, 81s Month. 5 35 DAILY MEBOGBY, Three Months. 2 IS DAILY MSBCUBY,On,Month. 1 00 WiaKLY KBBOUBY, Oae Year 8 00 DAILY, an men. I1 )K 8 OP $14 00 $18 00 $80 001 $ 00 18*00 Bail* and Weekly X on Daily rates. tatj other day X of Dally rates. Weekly X ot Daily U *£ „*%* «• All ptielee for publication should be addressed .a*ta the Houeton MsBCimr. -• —« • « *«**«* All AdvertieeBe&te and Oonununieetiona on jto the Betlne^a Compliance with these roles will insure promptness and prevent errors and ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 28 August 1873

rasa THE BOTCHERS AM) THE LESSEES OF THE NEW MARKET HOUSE. BY TELEGRAPH. Solos 170S Mies, moderate re1" DAILY MERCURY - - • AUGUST 28, 1373. A. new, market hguse, a inagnm- iit baiTriiiiir. erected at a cost of THURSDAY FORT SILL CAPTURED OT INDIAN ti,ig 40®$7 <sfc $7 90«$10 75. RmdiHff Matter igter,tkt$l 10 i :"F Asbst k.e toe State.—mr. A. W. Spen- .->• "is aw HiMercd Agent for the State _Qf Term. He w duly authorised to appoint sto- oge &, make contractu and receipt hills. AW liis ads mil he approved by the proprietor of ike Mebcttbt. MBELT (gCHSmsg ASlt IMHSECT " 1 YHWRtlS ■iw@k9*S««*n M Tribyui'i whose editor appears to be as unac- ipfaM&A witlf'Ikxas editors as he is,#F Texas polHi^ propounds tp; ' foHo^i^ questions: rVe'd like to ask the editor of the esbe. or not, ; Grant will interfere and force him or. the [ in Louisiana. most implicit eon- Gen. Grant will in no We hunc that the ! will elect the next ■ ira trammeled, except so be done by the Official b indors...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 28 August 1873

DAILY MERCURY . august 2ft, 1873. atuk.k—august s?, 18y3. at a t, pescat ft oa. jewelers. 81 main street. • Fahrenheit. <=, o'clock, a. m £j lft 'staek,m.. ...... ® iSttl;*:;;™::;::::::::?:::: w ■'tr^ v casihbates. terlff Harrta County. **• _• ' ■ \V ' announce myself as a candidate x of Sheriff of Harris county, to the Democratic Nominating Con- v cqbssuebm. Noble. 3 a. Haexleix, of Hockley, is a > fcr Sheriff of Harris county. .. . " ' ' fcff i$ta& caoate k a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harris County, subject to the nomination of the Democratic Convention. Thfl fmmii nt Petkb fuses announce him as a suitable candidate for Sheriff of Hatria county, and will give him aunani- b ua support. Sax & Ashe is a. candidate f< &fro couaty, subject to de Oomtar Democratic Convention. is a candidate for Sheriff of deciaoo of the "i** . j 4ia aurs-"—• *0 • armfltece onr fellow citizen, t. u. lchboce, at a suitable gentleman to fill the offica of Sheriff o! Harris...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 28 August 1873

mm., ' > " K. I.VXGSTEB. •_ S£i; That • of sunset i sky, of playing, ^7*J< ■ husband, , i easy chair, i fee open doorway i freah and fair. . the dear oii homestead, fe,_ * i come, i eall3 ®8, liooaa W \ (low; * drops ton :ago; M trebfe m S i tears I- God « oa them I tite summer years 1 arms are empty. And the ttto&er heart within me la almost starred lor Heaven. Sometime^ in the dusk Of evening. I brS# emit my eyes,. And the childera are all about n . A yisioE from the skies; The babe whose dimmed lingers Lost the my to my breast, A vl the beautiful ones, the angels, J to the world of the biassed. ■ a cloud upon them, ' ■ radiant brows, ; I gave to freedom— I sealed their vows! T Southern forest, rs bold aad bravo, ! the flag they died for, 11 floats over, their grave! I ..and the vision ia lifted on jvings of light, wo too are together, night. And Alone in the weary HSfe pv|jr !t&a children, ifal years. And still, aa the summer sunset Fades away in tho west, _ . ' . w...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 29 August 1873

IB S •£;-- . immm ■ wm$ ■ ■ V VOL. y-NO. 305. HOUSTON, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 29, 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. .5 ~;g"' *'?■ DAILY MERCURY j. II. B-A.KER, PROPRIETOR. ■mfjhg-"} j KOITORM: STATE ITEMS. J. II. RAKER, J. II. WILSON". K. R. CHEKhBOROUGH, MiiaKrn 1 Kates of Subscription: DAILY MBBCURY, One Year... .,...$10 GO DAILY MERCUftY, Six Month■ ...? 5 * DAILY MEBOUBY, Three Months.....*. .. i TS DAILY MKBCCRY, One Month.., j 1 00- WEEKLY XEBCURY, Oao Year 9 00 Bates of AdvertisiBg. DAILY. an* ihch. 1 mo. 9xoS-|3xas. Sxaa. 19 noa 1 $8 00 $14 00,'$18 00 $90 00 $50 00 Dally and Weekly X on Daily ratea. Every other day X of Daily rates. Weekly K oftDally rates. - All articles for publication should he addressed to the Houston MancuBT. , - ►* j -All AdTSthemeata and Oomiknnioatio&J on boaiasas should be addressed to the Badness O r/ X Compliance with these rules will insure • rrnfrcaer-fty? i" .trriyal nd Cxpariare ofMaJl . * '.ialVRftfon tiaivnatoa st9:&0 A. at 0:1 I P. if...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 29 August 1873

cy- r%-- swfe® Matter on every Page. mmx august 29, 1813. ran toe State.—Mr. A. 17. Spen- ■nerd Agent for the State of lie is tiwy attthorteed to appoint sub- Tii<<ke contracts, arid receipt bills. Ail t«Hi be approved by the proprietor of r. • " " ?fff V * ;' MASSACRE. ere Everybody is excited to hear liber B65F3 regarding the massa- at "Fort Sill. The humane policy which obtains at the North, and influences the 2fa- tionai Administration in its treat- ment of the Indians, will have re- ceived its death blow if the news flashed over the wires on Wednes- day night is verified in all its horrible details. Oar brave fron- tiersmen have suffered long from the incursions of these untame- ahle savages. Even President who spent mucb of when in the army ice, is known to be longer indulgence of es" to the redskins, while Sherman and Sheridan are in favor of extermi- some time tkgo, the wisdom of placing Col. Bailor at the head of a regiment of Tex- an*, convinced that he would make sh...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 29 August 1873

■ SHH -"".•I <? ; ' : 'WWM, WSSSKBA - % V-" U " ' agfe* i.*- " • - -. DAILY MERCURY v 1 FRIDAY .- - AUGUST 2% 18?3. TKMPERATCRK-AUGUST 28, 1ST3. TAXES AT C. W. PE8CAT * CO.. JEWELEBS. 81 MATS STREET. Fahrenheit. So'ckyk,A, M 73 13 o'clock. M - «< 5 o'clock, P. if « 6 o'clock, P. M.. -,M . , ■«■* CANDIDATES. For Sheriff of Harris Coauty. I hereby announce myself as a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harris tsoonty, subject to the Democratic Nominating Con- vention. CoENKLrus M. Noble. James A. Haksleix, of Hockley, is a candidate for SheriS of Harris county. COUNCIL FBOCEEDISGS. W • K. E. Choate is a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harris County, subject to tha nomination of the Democratic Convention. The friends of Peter Floeck announce him aa a suitable candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, and will give him a unani- mous support. Sax S. Ashe is a candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, subjeet to decision of the County Democratic Convention. Wo announce our fe...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 29 August 1873

SERMON. :<-r said last eight, said he, n^SKfiSSJSS--* Why, wbafc'a the aae of Irria'f" And that's what I say to wife, sajs I, There's Brown, the miserable smaer, He'3 sooner ft beggar would starve than give .. >"i .f A eehc fe ward buying a dinner. , he is, and left, sermon. ! no mistake kmg-windsd prayin', thoy sot and ; on to say, f a varions kinds of cfeeatin', -f , a as good for every day toiseefaiV ri j- of a man that gives my pre&chin', tie failowing week and overresebm'." | •vroid he was saym.' 1 ; dose was bitter enough a like Jgtos to ewaller; { I noticed ha didn't open his mouth i oq-oo after that, to holier. s ^I, for the minister— * I >1 said it quiet— j. - 9 os some more of this open talk ; ; !Cs very refresJiing diet. hit !cta every tame; i he spol® of faahion, I a-nggin' out in bows and things, i i woman's rulin' passion, in1 to church to see the stylesj t help a-wmkin' 1 ' ' ..".Th^t;8 . «i J<*V And I gnees-itsot her thinkin. to myBelf, that sermon's ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 30 August 1873

u "-r. .-;ZZ • mmm VDL. V-NO. 306. « HOUSTON, TEXAS. SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 30. 1873. PRICE, FIYE CENTS. ■ •e m DAILY MERCURY ,i. H. BA'KBB; PROPRIETOR. EDITORS: ,r. H. BAKEK, J. H. WILSON. K, K. CHEE'SBOKOUGII, Business Manager. Rates of Subscription: DAILY M-KBCTTBY, One Year : *10 00 DAILY MEBCUBY, as Months DAILY MEBOUBY, Three Months DAILY MEBCUBY, One Month WEEKLY M2B0UBY, One Year S 25 2 IS 1 00 3 00 Rates of Advertising. DAILY. OKI INCH. l aajixos 3 aloe. 6 Hoe. 12 K06 8 8 twifHOO $18 00 $30 00 $5C> 00 a rates. S ot u on Dally rates. Every rates. Weekly j£ of D*ily AB articles for publication should bo addressed to the Houston Mercury. All Advertisements and Communications on business should be addressed to the Business Manager. Compliance with these rules will insure promptness and prevent errors and delays. .tniT i sail Departure sfHsiU Crtivoj?onMsai rriveeat9:00a. u. and5:C0 f. M Gaivastoe Mail cioees at 6:00 a. sr. and 6:30 Mew Orleans Mail arrives at 9:C0 a. as. M...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 30 August 1873

-> I \ i 'v- - W% .: % ^ -• >' SBKT; P| | a JURY . < AUGUST 30, 18T3. S=5 1S1I Oft «Serjf PO0& AND VEGETABLE DEALERS, aerous inquiries the butchers and defers would suspend f and vegeta- A«gust 31st, we are id to, say that there will be of bxjsinesa on . past. They will each and one sell their meats and on and after September _; in tliis eity. They maintain: 1st. Thut their business iS legiti- 1 proper. \ 2d. As such, no ordinance pro- , can besustained in the business can only on account- of its a nuisance, which no one or body of men, will iCe it. Consequently, if in thG Market House, sell their goods to the of Houston, and protect in what they honestly be their rights. dfeply regret this state of But our sympathies are the butchers, believing that to reap a fortune from to be prejudicial to the of our citizens, as all costs put upon the buteh- upon the laboring who buy the largest quantity sold at the new Market the lesaees will see >r before it has cost them Tele...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 30 August 1873

pfSpsss j-*- .^s-T/ ^ SPr -•- ~" f! ■ • '- ■ • .- - .--■ ' mmm&i •• , • ' ■ MERCURY SATURDAY AUGUST 20,1813. £?■-' r. -ymt p$i0. Mm. •t jeacpjjs ATcaB—auoust , lm. TAKEN AT O. W, PK3CAY ft 00.. JEWSUB8. 8IMAIN HTBSCT, Pahrenh'it. fi'o'eloek. A, M M 18 o'ctoftk, a£..., - 87 S o'clock, P. M W 8 o'clock, P. H ** ' ■•* 1 CANDIDATES, For Sheriff of Harris County. I hereby announce myself as a candidate ft? the office of Sheriff of Harris county, subject to the Democratic Nominating Con- vention. OOBKELICS M. NOBLB. ♦ ■ ttt j Aires A. Haesuhn, of Hockley, is a esndidiite for Sheriff of Harris county. K. B. Choatk is a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harris County, subject to the nomination of the Democratic Convention. The friends ol Pktks Plobck announce him as a suitable candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, and will give him a unani- mous support. A." * : ; Sue S. Ashe is a candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, subject to decision of the Coanty Democratic Convention. We ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 30 August 1873

DAILY MER0URY m Wm WHAT OF THAT! .firedtweil, wfcat«fc-that-?- i>Ii ' Rust fency life was apeci on beds of ease, Fluttering the rese-leaves scattered by the Coai*, roc5e "theo ! work while it is called iUy. •' , ?. go forth upon thy way. ! and what of that ? SoajeVm«< bfe kmefy; 'tis not given to all dve rise and fell,— iatbfta own;'' * eliness; work on! | of that ? j sun would never set ? way? Take courage t to walk by faith aad po^j?y I guictcd^ Dc*, and guide<|$ght. j and what of that?. life one summer holiday, i to iearn. and naught but to thy task- Conquer or die! fenra it. theo, patiently. 'tis apt 30; i heijp be far, thy God is nigh, , the radons, hears His children's eiy; mr thy footsteps And He wili gutdo thee, light thee, help theo Kiti'i M- and Their Evenings Out. .: V* BY mbs. williams. Mrs. Stowe suggests that an be written on the way of keeping boys in at * any sensibH woman or luaii either, could tell now this matter can be accomplished, they would be benefac...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 31 August 1873

<£§& m VOL. DAILY >. 306, lcSRT HOUSTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY MOENING, AUGUST 31. 1873. PRICE, FIVE GENTS. Xkeb, EDITORS: | J, Sf. BAKEK, J. H. WILSON". m s. tfr- B. CHBBHBOBOC6H, BwiiiwM Ksnaffer.' DAILY MSB OUST, One Tear W <® DAILY MERCURY, Sit Months - 5 36 DAILY IfiBKJUBY, Three Months...... .. * W DAILY MEBCtTBY, One Month... 1 00 £Y MEBCUBY, One Yew #00 v. ' DAILY. OKnam. 1 MO. M*1 S XOS. 81COC. duos. 13 Boa $14 00 $1800 $30 00 $80 00 £?&VS83&£. "SSSTr-SS ■ pnoncanoa should be addressed to the Houston Msactmr. All Advertisements and Communications on tmsinesa should he addressed to the Buslneae Ci.mfiiii.fj with these rales will insure promptness and prevent errors and delays. fialTeiton Mail arrives at9:00 a. k. an&SK>0 . * asivwton Mail closes at 8.-CO a. k. and 6:10 arrives at 9:00 a. m. Monday raad Friday. eMail etoesert 8:00 a k. Wednes- day *ad Friday., and 8rS0 p. *. Saturday. Oeatrsi Mail arrives at 7:00 , U. and 6 A. M.. ex, 1 closes tt 8:80 A. K...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 31 August 1873

F 1 tBwBssaria * mr " AUGUST 31, 1S13. m. \ l :■'• STOCK LAW. yesterday penned an Act that Ain't a in which he gave the views parties adverse to the law. Members of the press are compelled to push in all for news, and it fre- - happens that in gathering they get them tinged prejudices of their in- imber well the passage alluded to, and remem- report of Shaw, of Eed its delivery to for his signature, , in Court, we saw of the law fur- the Chief Clerk of the of Representatives, Where originated. That | tran- ; of the House Journals shows that it was delivered to the* Gov- ernor oa the second ^y of pane, and became a law by the same not having been vetoed by the Gover- nor, in accordance with Section 25, Artjple 4, of the Constitution, which expressly declares that "every bill presented to the Gov- ernor one day before the final ad- of the two Homes, and by him, shall become a and shall have the same and effect as if signed by & • - There is no 'other authority known in law to whic...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 31 August 1873

. . : . " - |B|U| 31* 1813. ;, W, FfflCAX & 00.. JBWBLBBS, ex isjltk - «SSHI Fop Sheriff of Harris Cooaty. • annaaaco myself as a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Harris county, to tfia Democratic Nominating Con- Cobxbuxfs M. Noble, _ <|(> A. Hakxlmx, of Hotkey, is a for Sheriff of Harris county. i lor the office ef Harris County, subject to the nomination of the Democratic Convention. mm The friends of Pktkb Tloeck announce him 48 a suitable candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, and will give him a unani- xaoKS snppftrt 8am S. Asaa is a candidate for Sheriff of Harris county, subject to decision of the County Democratic Convention. „ . We announce our fellow citizen, T. U. Lcbbock, as a suitable gentleman to fill the office of Sheriff of Harris county, and pledge him our undivided support. He is a native of the county and favorably known. FRIENDS. I announce myself as a candidate for County Treasurer of Harris county. r p. Williams. For CommlwlMiw of the General L...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 31 August 1873

0A1LY MMROURtf HisuSjaSbwis. The Mstor^bf the Aioerwa press is aii epitomised history | the progress of the country. A ue vPspaper is now regarded as in- dispensable in every home^JMg every hnmhle. Not alone, how- ever, as an encyclopedia of art, literature, &ei<Ssee and all the use- ful a$l is the newspaper valuable: it is a reflex of popular opinion, and agi tates questions of public importj preparing the laind for the great ciainfes that revolution- ize and remodel The causes that actaate editors r< the are ordinary reader who various articles as findapproves or condemns them as they accord with his views. Not glancing below the surface, he works out the political, social or financial problems propounded. The recent articles on "Cffisarism," which lately appeared in the New /T&rk Herald^ were suggested over wine at a dinner in Paris. They have startled the American peo- xju\ and made, if possible, that great newspaper still more fa- mous. "Soundhead,w the Euro- pean...

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