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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 21 January 1857

■m j.*' I'll. ' ■' \pju * "' \ ' ■*" £. • >- - ifcr5*B «« «* . -... S '*" • -•-* ■'"'■*-.**■ fi *H •- « •■ *= • ' :C- ""I J * ■'■-* r •-*«=■■ *% 44,] HOUSTON, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. JANUAI.T 21, i8o7. [WHOLE NO. 41.98 E. H. CUSHlMG, EDITOR JUtD PUBLISHER. OOce on Congress atrest, between Main street and Court Boom Square, ' Tbe Trt-W**kly telegraph is issued every Mon- *T Wednesday and Triday. at 3 o'clock P. M. at Um following rates: On* year, in advance '•••• f8 00 8U monthi. A J« Three months ; 8 °0 Single copies■...... • «* cents. ILT R1ISUM to puWished mtj Wednesday sttbrae dollar J**- aarnua in advaaae. Brntti if Advertising. ■' Una*<r**r*',Br*tInsertion CI flO do do eaefcsatpeqasnttasOTtto* 50 do do one year ■ Bight Unes or less to constitate a square. All CraneieatadTeetieeaena to bepaid for when Handed in. This rale will not be deviated from in *°A_HbOT l ' to these who advertise W« « i^un per jesi. , — r\kit„.- XarriagesandDeathepahlishedMnetn^ _0J>itua rtes charged fo...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 21 January 1857

/ Our Washington Correspondence* vexhh Item** Correspondence What Is thought of Jud^e Gray National Expansion E. H. CUSHHTG, Editor. C. D. MORGAN, Associate. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 1851. F*r Anaeiate Justice Supreme Court • Elation firatMonUy in February. HOX. P W. CTR AY, Of Harris County." • [Jaox Fagfeav's Tiu-Wsesl * ID* The weath^f has become mode a'ely warm again, and to-day we are having an intermitant rain. D* The steamship Cbarlfe Morgan w Galveston yesterday, from Indiiuiola. She le/t at4 P. JI.,_for New Orleans. D*The Island City arrived this morning from Galveston with a (air load of passen gexe and freight. We are indebted to Kyle's Express for a copy of the KewsUf yesterday, our own copies of the Galveston papers hav- ing failed to get into the mail. EPlt will be seen.bv the-advertisement in another column that the Tremont House,Gal- vaeton.-has reduced its prices to two dollars per day. This Hotel is equal, if not superi- or, to any other in the State, and the efforts of...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 21 January 1857

[*M«i Monday' Tri-Weekly.] To Correspeadewta. -'• Tbe eoramanicstioo of " Spectator" is very good hi its trmy, but contains nothing in the way of argument that has not already ap- peared in the Telegraph, aad besides this it ia written oa both sides of the paper and is not accompanied by the author's name. W. S. D., Chappel Bill—All right—your books wiQ be forthcoming in dae time. BIT Owing, probably, to the high winds, the mail boat due here Saturday night, has not yet arrived. The water in the Bayou is ▼ery far, and we do not expect the mall before to-morrow. . 4. f« Ufa* for the Telegraph. i - * • " O* A severe Norther set in on Saturday morning, hl'-wiog steadily 'during the day, and in the evening increasing to a violent gale Th«_temperattrre became exQgmely cold "if&riiig the night, aud at Bunrise' afiSt morning tha mercury stood at 8 deg. above ■era Sunday was clear and cold, with a stiff wind from the North, and Tasl night the mercury stood at 12 deg. above zero. To- day...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 21 January 1857

HOUSTON CURRENT. 7 25a8 75 .. 21a. .22 M 10 00al2 00 M M M lb lb ..a.. .. ..a.. ;v . .a<, •>* I2'S-3 3 3 00 January 15 A. [wholesale.] BiMiw—Kentucky.yd.$.. 30a. .22 £a«t India pjrd. _ 18a. .20 W.T. lion—Kentucky. .j yd. .. 12a. .13*£ •' Twine -P lb .. 20a. .23 Buns jtbas 3 25a3 50 Jkus -Pilct. . .p bbl £ Crackers .......... ./bbl Bxbwax—'Fellow p lb bucks -Texas -p Northern p Gs ii ii an...........p English Fire p Btix .p Chocolate—No 1 ,p Orrnarr—Rosendale p bbl 2 Candles—Sperm—N". Bedfd .p lb Star p lb Corm—Rio -#ZU> Java p lb Coax -Western .pbua Coumgk—Manilla, .j—p lb Cross—Champaigns... -P box Sweet Newark p bbl Coex> —Velvet ' p m flowb—Unbranded p bbl Superfine .p bbl Fancy Superfine.. .p bbl Extra St. Louis p bbl Bye .f hbl FauiT—Raisins p box " -pK* -•** J Kb Lemons -J box Ranges . • . -J> box Currants, Zacte. ...p lb Almonds, soft-ehellp- lb fob—Cod. ....!* .j box Mackerel,No. 1...p bbl " ...p% b " " 2.. .p bbl - " ...pyi b " No. l...p kitt " No, 2.. .p kit...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 28 January 1857

f J FfJlfM J ?: UM2j .U 'M m m o t Lyi#M3« VQt,.XXU— 0. 45 ] HOUSTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1857. "* ffj ':.u«snRjai -■* — [WHOLE NO. 1199. • & SU CV8HUG, 9JHTOR AJtD PUBLISHER. enCongreas street, between Halo street and - TX Tll-WeafcJy Itlep fhto,iw^ eTery Jlon- ligr, Wednesday *ad Friday, at 3 o'clock P. M, at the following rates: ' ' " ...1 One year, in advance.. f..j. ,14 • 18 1)0 Six months.. - v.-tiii... 4 00 TiuceBontki,,*,'.— 2 "0 . Single copies ...........,sk* cents. Vfce WKKKLY XJ5LEGBAPIT Is ptAllihe.l every Wednesday at three dollars per somifc in advance Bates «C Aiyactisint- one square,first insertion....$1 (|0 do do each subsequent insertion..... 50 ,jto -do .«one year ......... 10 00 Kirtt lines or lees to constitute a square. alHhm«ienta«l ertisMio tMo he paM for when handed in. This rale will not be deviated from in '"JlSecai detection made to those who advertise two «r more squares per year. < Marriages and Oeatts published aa news. Obitua- ries c...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 28 January 1857

E. H. CUSH1HG, Editor. C. D. X0B8AI, Associate. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 88, 185:. for the Telegraph. The Judicial Election. Far Am*elate Jnatice Supreme C*art> Blection first Monday* in February. HON. P. W. GRAY, Of Harrii Connty. BTThbodou Beaxixg, a printer connected with this office, will call upon our subscrib- ers and others in this and adjoining coun- ties. Be ia authorized to receipt for money due this office, and we hope our friends will give him a kind reception. [faoa Fbis&t** Tki-Wuklt.] CTWe an indebted to Senator Rusk for valuable public documents. Piss.—We regret to be called upon to re- cord the destruction by fire of the fine man- •ion of our friend, Col. T. J. B. Hadley, situ- ated about one and a half miles from town. This occurred about ten o'oclock yesterday morning. Very little of the furniture was saved. The loss is $2,500 or $3,000. CThe total number ot deaths in New York daring the past year was 21,263, be- ing about 100 less tbsn in 1855, anh 6,000 leas than ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 28 January 1857

(Prom Monday'! Xri-Weakly-! KITfce Nicaragua meeting at the Court House on Friday evening was a large and respectable gathering. TTie speeches were stirring, eloquent, knd to the point. An offi- cial lWport of the proceedings will be found CTTha T**"1"1 Webster arrived at Galves- ton at 5 o'clock Thursday evening, in thirty- three hours from Hew Orleans—the quickest trip on record . ' 37A peiaoLal difficulty occurred in the House of Representatives on the 13th inst., between Bast of Arkansas and Campbell of Ohio, and at last accounts there was a pros- pect of a duel between them. U.S Swato«8.—The Delaware Legisla- ture haa elected II- W. Bates to fill the va- cancy occasioned by the death of John M. Clayton, and has re-elected James A Bayard far the fall term of six.jrears from the 4th of March next. ,.J._ ( The Missouri Legislature has elected Gov. Polk far the term of six years from the 4th of March next, to succeed Senator Geyor whose term will then expire. CThe Democrat* in the ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 28 January 1857

HOUSTON PRICKS CURRENT. [ WHOIX9 ALE. ] Baeoiro—Kentucky p yd-$- • SOa..22 East India .pfd. , 18a. .20 Bus iters—Kentucky. -jyd «• Twine -P lb Biass ...•••••••••••• .p bos Bread -Pilot.......... .p bbl Crackers .pbbl Bhswax—Yellow..... p lb 12a. .13^ . 20a. .23 3 25a3 50 7 25aB 75 ,. 21a. .22 U 10 00al2 00 M .. ..a.. .. .. .. M M lb lb bbl 12«a-. 15 2 50a 3 00 Bricks -Texas P Northern p German «..f English Fire p 3kan .—................p Chocolate—No 1... . .p Csxert—Rosen dale... ,p Casdles—Sperm—IT. BeJTd.... -P lb Star P lb Coffee—Rio P T,lb Java P lb Con -Western... .pbus Cordage—Manilla. p lb Cider—Champaigne... .p bu Sweet Newark p bbl Cbti'—Velvet . ... .p M Flocr—Unbranded... .p bbl a Superfine p bbl 8 25a 8 75 Fancy Superfine.. -p bbl 8 50a 9 00 Extra St. Louis... .p bbl 9 50al0 00 Rye P bbl .. ..a.. .. Frcit—Raisins p box 4 75a 5 00 " ,j)Ub 2 75a 3 00 .« .p %b 1 25a 1 75 Lemons P box .. ..a.. .. Oranges p box .. ..a.. .. Currants,Zante....p lb .. 25a.. 30 Almonds, soft-she...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 4 February 1857

•WWMK W- ■ ■ If* • -*^iriV. fpV? "^r^ti'ar;;r:r: •■ ' fg*®> & ^ > "tf * _— .- T-. CT'i* _r* iSisSS* n i;>- VOL. XXII—NO. 46.] HOUSTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1857. [WHOLE NO. 1200. C|t Mpp|. ——■ • E. H. CTJSHING, editor mfd publishes. Office on Con grets street, between Main street and . Court House Square. The Tri-Weekly Telegraph is issued every Mon- day, Wednesday and Friday, at 3 o'clock V, M. at the followingrates: One year, in advance - $8 00 Six months . 4 00 Three months 3 00 Single copies t six cents. The WEEKLY TELEGRAPH is published every Wednesday at three dollars per annum in advance. Rateaof Advertlilng. One square, first insertion 91 00 do do each subsequent insertion 50 do do one year-..' 10 00 Bight lines or less to constitute a square. All transient advertisements to be paid for when handed in. This rule will not be deviated from in any ease. A liberal deduction made to those who advert.se two or more squares per year. Marriages and Deaths publi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 4 February 1857

%\t fekgraplj. £. H. CUSHHTG, Editor! C. D. MORGAN, Associate. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4, 1SS7. [From finu'i Tii-W«iii.t,] 0*We understand that tn abolitionist from Boston or that vicinity, has been circu- lating incendiary papers and documents in this city for two or three days past. Tin* boys hare taken him in hand to day. and at last accounts, he was in considerable fear that something was going to happen. JjTWe regret to learn that Mr. Richard Riogold of Grimes county, was mortally wounded at Retreat, Grimes county, on Tnesday last, by John Gibony. Circnin- stances not giT«u. CP We had the pleasure of meeting with Judge Palmer, of the Victoria Advocate, in our office this morning. The Judge edits one of the best papers in Texas, and we are glad to learn from him that his circulation is" large and increasing. Forgeey and Arrest.—A young man call- ing himself Thomas Williamson, represent- ing himself to be an Assistant Engineer in the IT. 3. Navy, was arrested in this city on Wednesday la...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 4 February 1857

mrnmm Kdtgrap|. [Trom Monday's TH-We«kty.] ; S3*"The Age of Commerce" is the' title of new daily just issued from the office of the late Bayou City, by C. H. Hanson. The pa- per is devoted mainly to news and gives promise of being a osefnl sheet. We trust it has a prosperous career in store for it. CMr. Tompkins, postmaster at Lynch- burg, denies that the Houston Telegraph is a favorite paper with non-subscribers there.— He assures us that he endeavors to dis- charge the duties of his office faithfully and impartially, and that he only delivers mail matter to those to whom it is directed, or to persons sent to the office by them. IdTOur friend D. Richardson, of the Gal- res to News, called in upon us on Saturday last. He is on his way home from Palestine, and will spend a day or two with us on bus- i connected with the News establish- Mr. Shropshire, of the La Orange True Issue, was also in town on Saturday. It affords us much pleasure to meet oar editorial brethern as they pass thr...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 4 February 1857

HOUSTON PRICES CURRENT. " | f! ) >, " > . f"; \& f * [whoutsalx.] Bagoing—Ken tacky... .p. yd. J.. 20a. .32 Bast India -P yd. Bui ikon—Kentucky, .pyd. " Twine -f lb Bkaxb .pbus Bszas -Pilot. ..■*.(•> .p bbl Crackers ... ..±, ... .pbbl Beeswax—Yellow p lb .. Bucks—Texas -p 11 10 Northern p German p English Fire. BtiTT. Chocolate—Foi... ..p lb 12} Cxhkht—Rosendale... .p bbl 2 Candles—Sperm—N. Bedfd .p lb 44a.. 50 -- -«9 H H M lb lb 18a..20 . 12a. .13^ . 20a..23 3 25d3~50 .. ..a.... 7 25a8 75 21a..22 OOal2 00 s Business Cards. I. O. O. F. x.. 15 3 00 .p lb Covm—Bio P Jib Java. -P lb Corn —Western .pbus Cordage—Manilla......p lb Cider—Champaign e... ,p box Sweet Newark p bbl Corks—Velvet.-.— p M Flour—Unbranded p bbl Saperfine p bbl Fancy Superfine.. .p bbl Extra St. Louis. ...p bbl Bye p bbl Fruit—Raisins p box " -P^b " , -p)£b Lemons.... -p box .. Oranges... -p box .. Cirrants,Zante....p lb .. Almonds, soft-shell;) lb .. Fish—Cod p box 1 Mackerel, Np. I.-.p bbl T. s. llWa...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 11 February 1857

*W $pp--X M tiiiRui j ?^:p®S| "•. ■; Y-- - *'f!u: •••;* :- XXII—NO. 47.] HOUSTON, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 11, 1857. [WHOLE NO. 1201. E. H. CVSH1NG, EDITOR MfD PUBLISHER. OSce on Congress street, between Main street and Oonrt House Square. The Tri-Weekly Telegraph is issued every Mon- day. Wednesday sod Friday, at 3 o'clock P. >1. at the following rates: One year, in advance - $H (H) Six months.. 4 00 Three mouths - 2 (Hi Single copies six cents. Tb* WEEKLY TELEGRAPH is published every Wednesday at three dollars per annum in ail ranee. Rates *f Advertising. One square, first insertion |l • do do each subsequent-insertion • 50 do do oneyear 10 00 light Unes or less to constitute a square. All transient advertisements to be paid for when handed In. This rule will not he-deviated from in any ease. A liberal dedttetion made to those wtio advertise two or more squares per year. Marriages and Deaths published as news. Obitua- ries charged for as advertisements. Advertisements not mar...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 11 February 1857

>SSb % E. S. GUSHnra, Editor. .C. D. MOBGAN, Auoaats. WEDNESDAY* FEB. 11* 18*7. |Faox fuatT'i D*Our readers will observe the card o Dr. Cowling* in another column. Also thai of Dr. Waters. Banking in Texas. ' iCTCapt. Daly's lecture before the Lyce- um last evening, on the French Revolution ol 1789, was attended by a large aod respect able audience, wholistened with marked St- tentiou end evident satisfaction to the- suc- cinct and eloquent discourse. D* We arc indebted to Hon. Sam HoostdfeT Bon. T. J. Rusk, and Hon. P. H. Bell, foi late Congressional labors . CTWe take occasion to express our con- tinued obligations to Mr. Cook, the gentle- manly cleik of the Island City, who has on ▼aiions occasions taken ehatge of our pa-, pers for Galveston when too late for the mail. Such favor* are "appreciated by an editor a> they could be by no one else. D"We are informed that the Fannin House lately vacated by onr friend Thatch er, now of the Old Capitol, will be re-o, ened for the ac...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 11 February 1857

PB—tM—fc* [From llondir'a Tri-Weekty.] VTe had the plramre of making the acquaintance of Mr. J. W. Swindells of tile Dallas Herald, tlirs morning. The Herald "a a mast excellent paper and lia« a rery large circulation. Mr. S..will remain 'several day* in Homton, and it will be much for 'Jie interest of our p<*oj>le to patronize him liberally in the way oisubscriptions ami advertising. 11m jwper is the leading rail rot! Jotrualiu Northern T.-xm. KTProminent auiung the signs on th<> right hand side of Main street—third block fiom the B:tjrua. will l>e seen TiIford*s liatiche, concerning which "enquire within." O We are glad to see that work lias been commenced on the contemplated improve inents in Court Ihrise square. We trust on? worthy Chief Justice will spur the work- men up. It will soj.i bj too laU) to trans- plant trees this season. 87After two weeks of mild, wa*m weath- er, a Norther set in Saturday morning which caried as back to mid-winter again. Time pawes. ho...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 11 February 1857

— / • • SMt India. .«rd. - Sua Ko -K«t««ky- ryd. . " t h ' .••• < '• -y ••«■«•***bus P**ir> -Pilot.■* •*••••■ bbl Cracker*... .jfbbl .* a * 5 • P M ., M •' £ .j lb ., lb bbl -Yellow., teas KorOern.. .. 20a. 3 25o3 50 1 23a8 75 .. 21a..22 10 00al2 00 IV*«•• •••••••• CgOOOtiTK—No 1.. l2&- 1.-2* 3 3 00 Oiymwt Sperm—K. ficdFd... *>.*••.. 50 ■ 3t>< „ Jm.. lb Oau -Western......bus Cats-tax—M&nili*. P lb Ctobb—duunpeigne... -p box Sweet Newark p bbl Q«tW ■ ~P Jl . 44a.. .. 26a.. n%*.. 1*4 l&Hl. - 18 1 10a 1 40 .. 15a.. 18 3 50s 3 75 9a.. 10 3 00a 4 00 VuMjm—Unlmiided.^..^ bbl a Superfine. p bbl 8 25a 9 00 Faaey Superfine.. .p bbl 8 50a 9 00 KubmSt Louis f bbl 9 50al0 00 -P bbl .. ..a.. .. * ltan*—Rabins .p box 4 75a 5 00 " .py, b 2 75a 3 00 « „>f|b 1 25a 1 75 Lemons.b« •• ■% Oranges .p box ■■ --a.. „ Oanants,Zante... •p lb .. 25a.. 30 AJoftnds, Baft-shell? lb .. 16a.. 20 9*m god -P bear 1 25. 1 50 Mackerel, No. l...p bU {. .. " ---?Kb 850el0 00 - 3.. .* SU 10 ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 18 February 1857

iinn i • / . MjMMUM .(RUM) § i Mi&*+.±ar *a ii£ H i t n ■v« ! ' U M ^ NO. 48.] HOUSTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1857. [WHOLE m 1202; B. H. GUSHING, 1 KDTTOH Mfn PUBLISHER, Ofllee on Congress ftieat, between Main street and Court Home Square. <- The Tri-Weekly Telegraph ta laaaed avery Mon- day. WiJnriilT nnd Friday at * o'elock P. M. at the fcllialijgreiss' One year/ln advance 4 oo Three months 2 00 Single copies ilx cents. The WXSKLY TBLK6BAPH ia published every Wednesday at three dollars par anonaln advance. 1 00 50 10 00 1 •( UvertiilDf. One sqamre, lint Insertion. do do each subsequent insertion — do d Sight linos or less to <$ngjtute a wtuare. Alt transient advertis<meflB to lie paid for when handed in. This role jwll not b£deviated from in Iqv CftK. A liberal deduction msd&lo tBOSe rftio advertise two or more square* per >eB. "* Marriages and Deaths AbUshedas news. Obitua- ries charged tor as advddaemen^. _ Advertisements not taMffced when handed in,...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 18 February 1857

E. E CU8HXS6, Editor. C. D. XGRGAV, Associate. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 1857. [TMm hiMl TB-WIHIT.] 0*J. J. Harrison, Esq., of McKinney lm county, is agent for this paper. B3*We had the pleasure of meeting Gen. If. C. Lamar in tovn on Wednesday evening. The General appears in fine health, and looks good for many a year yet an side Jordan. Col- this U"Tbe City Council last evening elected Dr. Boxley to the office of City Physician for the ensuing year. CHectkn Returns come in slowly.— What we receive, howerer, renders us more sanguine of the success of Gray. We give in another place all the votes received. In addition to this we learn he received 80 votes at Palestine, and that Jennings got the bulk of the vote there. It is generally be- lieved in the Bast that Judge G. is elected. Out of about 4100r^otes heard from, he has over 2100 and leads Roberts nearly 'llOO.— Our opinion is that the vote of the State will not reach 12.000, or one quarter of the usu- al vote. "i CP Any person knowing...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 18 February 1857

% [From Monday's Tri-Weekly.] Cans Pbsssrtatiok—Thk w as a i not on Light Gua&ds and Capt. Edwards —On Sat- urday evening last an interesting incident occurred at the Drill Boom of the Washing- ton Light Guards, in the presentation of a beautiful and costly cane to Captain Wm. Edwards. The CaptainjMd been absent from the city for a few weaikst, during which time thp members of the Guards, desirous of evincing their regard for the gallant Com- r, contributed towards and had pre- I this beautifhl token, and on Saturday evening they took him by surprise, when Seargent E. F. Williams, in |behalf of the company, stepped forward and presented it to him in an appropriate speech. Captain Edwards replied in a neat and feeling ac- knowledgment of the honor. The cane is of Ebony, with a massive and elegantly wrought gold head, and cost the Company thirty dollars. On the top is engraved the voids: " Presented to Capt. Wm. Edward*, by the W. L. Guards, Houston, 1857." Such a manifestation of...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 18 February 1857

HOUSTON PRICES CURRENT. *' Thursday, February 12. [WHOLXSALB.] B*eaara—Kentucky....l yd-$.- f0a..22 East India | yd. - 18a. .20 Baik Jte*—Kentucky.-wi. •• 11>^o13>^ «« Twine lb •• 20a. .25 B«im™ 3 35*3 50 Bread -Pilot.. *'?vi *• oc^a'ii Qrieksis .^bbl 7 S5a8 75 Beeswax—Tellovf..... p lb .. 21a..22 Bucks —Tens.-........p M 10 00al2 00 Northern.... p M .. ..«.. .. German..... p M .. ..a.. .. English File p M U&As lb Chocolate—No 1 p lb . ..a..2W I2^a.. 15 50a 3 00 ..44a.. 50 .28a.. 30; 11J£«. 13& 16>£«.. 18 1 10a 1 . 15a.. 3 50a 3 Cemest—Rosendale... .p bbl .2 Candles—Sperm—N. Bedfd .p lb .. Star p lb .. Corns—Rio.. p lb Java... p lb Coin -Western .pbus Cordage—Manilla.. p lb CideBt—Champaigne... -P box Sweet Newark p bbl .. 9a.. Coke?—Velvet .....p H 3 00a 4 Flour—Unbranded....p bbl Superfine ....p bbl Fancy Superfine.. .p bbl Extra St. Louis... .p bbl Rye p bbl Fruit—Raisins .p box " .p%*> " -PH b Lemons -p box .. ..a.. .. Oranges.... -P box .. ..a.. .. Currants,...

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