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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 16 March 1882

""HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. JCHUKSDAY MARCH 16 1882 Democrats in congress resolved in caucus to oppose any change in rules of the house. Thh Mississippi legislature has adjourned after completing the work of reapportionment. Richard Jj. Walker of Vir- ginia ia urged by Mahone and Rid- dlcberger for government printer. Memphis is to have a government marine hospital. 1 he bill providing for it has just been passed by con gress with the president's sanction A few corner lots in New York city are rather desirable. One of them -on Broadway about 120 by 800 feet has changed hands for the snug little sum of $485000. The tax assessment of St. Louis just completed is $192592240 on real estate and personal property This is an increase of over $25000- 000 as compared with last year. One need of the change iu the city charter demanded by the pco- plo of Austin is that the capital city of Texas may keep pace with the rapid advance in stato wealth. The last issue of the New York Graphic...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 16 March 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN. .TEXAS. TUURSDAY. .MARCH 16.1882 Called A waf Died on Sunday March 12 at 6 o'clock a. to Mary R. Thornton infant daughter of John E. and Mary M. Thornton. The bereaved parents have the heartfelt sympathy of the community in this hour of their aflliction. Died. At the residence of Gen. Wm. P. Hardeman near Austin on the 10th instant Mr. W. B. Colling a brother-in-law of Mrs. Wm. P. Hardeman. De- ceased was thirty-three years old and had many friends who will be pained to learn of "his death . Papers of Galves- ton Texas and Indianapolis Ind. are requested to notice. Hymenlal. County Clerk Brown has issued mar- riage licenses since last report to the following parties: Elisha Gred ngton and Sarah Johnson. Richard Cason and Lucinda Hudson. Reuben Callahan and Viney Crenshaw. Joseph Isherwood and 31 Us Mary Grace Muscliamp. Ferdinand Schoevenwald anil Miss Ag- nes Bchntze. Harrell C. Durrar and Miss Madaline II. Woodward. University Plana. t The following n...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 16 March 1882

THS WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. .THURSDAY MARCH 16. 1882 DEPARTMENT NOTES. Routine business in the. comp- troller's office. Thursday was far above the average and the chief clerk now acting comptroller and all the clerks were decidedly buoy. The treasury department was also alive with business mostly conuected with the sale of school lands. Tho treasurer in addition to bis other duties is pre paring his report for the extra ses- sion of the legislature. EXECUTIVE OFFICE. In the governor's office yesterday nothing oi public interest occurred OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE. The Temperance Mutual Relief association ot Waco filed a charter. The object of the association is to secure employment ior us mem- bers to provide a permanent fund for the benefit of the families of de ceased members and to promote the cause of temperance and mor- ality. The incorporators are "V. D Jackson. James M. Anderson. J. K. Street and V. II. Wilkes. Charter of the Ursuline academy of San Antouio. was als...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 23 March 1882

It is thought the Chinese bill will pass the house aud that It will re ceive presidential approval. "A considerable number of Re publicans Id the Ohio legislature fayor the election of Charlie Foster to the United States senate. It Is not stated where General Grant will next put In his appear- ance as a mendicant claiming alms as a right from the public . Judge Baxter of Cincinnati says that one half of the litigation in the courts results from the bad advice of quack lawyers. . And now the Ohio boys are emu lating the examples of their fathers and are winning college "honors. Yale turns out an Ohio boy with first honors the prize for wrestling I It is understood that Mr. Conk- ling's law practice is not to be in jured by the president's course In naming him as worthy a place on the supreme bench. Z. Senator Pendleton is reported as faroring a law providing that all postmasters district attorneys col- lectors of customs collectors of in ternal revenue and other federal of- ficeholde...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 23 March 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. . AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY MARCH 23.1882 AIIOIT THE COTTO.f CROP. The calculator all agree that the coining cotton crop is to be a short one and besides that the demand 1 will be increased about a half mil lion bales. Add this to the thort age already chargeable against the last crop aud the deficit is swelled to tnoro than one and a half million bales. The question arises; why has not the great staple advanced in Taluc and among all the reasons ad vauced none appear so plausible as these: When speculation on the short age of the American grain crop had forced prices higher than the Eng lish were willing to pay the lorcign consumers sought a supply else where. They bought their wheat from California Australia and lu dia where the yield had been more abuudaut and the producers wcro willing to sell at reasonable prices 80 also it is on Iho -shortage in American cottou the English buy era replying that they will draw npou tbelr stock ou baud and obtain an increased ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 23 March 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY MARCH 23. 1882 ALWAYS PIINE. Yon aay the Joy that haa Jnat come In me. To crown mr life with rlry ud with grace Will porlfh leaving bin toe agony Of losa lu lta Lear place. And that 'twere hotter to forego the bllM And ao he pared the km. 1 lull you naj; Brrauatf the ntghl la coming niuxt I mii The brlghtneoa of the day r But teatenlav the flower and bird were here To-day I watch the whirling drifting auo; nor am 1 aaacii-nea ininiciug ui me acar lo parted bird and rove. Clle me the gorgeou akii-a the aweet perrume Of flowera aye. all the royal summer's eharma. Thnngh 1 mud ace her nibbed of all her boom use in ine winter a arm. I would act take your llltle negative Delight ; I have no petty fear of di-ath; Life la not worth the living. If to live Mean J net to draw the breath. No donbt my feet Khali tread the valley "a waya My erea anall dwell on leaeer. lower aighta: Hat ab they cannot rob ine those drear daya vf thla day on the hrlgnta...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 23 March 1882

Leaf from the fiar'i Diary. San Prancleco Newl Letter. Got un at 7 . ra. and ordered my bath. Found four gallons vitriol iu it nd did not take it. Went to brcak(A8t. The Vihilista had placed two torpedoes ou tbo stairs but I did uot atep ou them. The cofleo suit-lied ao strongly of prusslc acid Uiat I waa alraid lo driuk tl. Found a scorpion in my left slipper but luckily shook it ont before putting it on. Just before stepping iuto the carriage to go for my morning drive it was blown into the air killing the ronrlunan and the horses instantly. I did not drive. Took a light luuch otr hermetically scaled American canned roods. They can't fool me there. Found a poisoned dagger in my favorite chair with the point ticking out Did not sit dowu on it. Had dinner at 6 p. m. and made Darou Laischounowouski taste ev ery dish. He died before the soup was cleared away. (Jousumed some Baltimore oysters and some London stout that I have had locked up for live years. .Went to the theater and was s...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 30 March 1882

Tire chief of the star route thieves is still secretary of the Republican national committee. Hayes has at last succeeded to presidency to which he was legally elected that of a savings bank in Fremont Ohio. Experienced statesmen hive quit writing lettets now. Hereafter it will be the novices only that are caught iu that way. Grant may have been a very large man during the war but Jay Gould downed him the first pass when he got into Wall street. Criminal proceedings are to be begun again t stock operators who have been industriously circulating rumors hurtful ti Jay Goulds credit. R. Conklinq attorney at law being very busy with court matters General G rant has gone to Washing- ton for the purpoio of stiffening up Arthur's stalwart backbone. i' i After a while when the Repub- lican party is docently laid away will it not be iu order to pension the survivors of tlio war between the stalwarts and halMrecd? . Conorkss has been in session nearly four months and the Repub- lican majority...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 30 March 1882

'HE WEEEY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY MARCH SO 1882 THE LAID conmissioxKR's UEPOIIT. This morning we present the miblic with the full text of Ljind Commissioner Walsh's re- port covering the period from Augost 31 1881 to date. This is tue of the most valuable documents ever compiled in the land oflice and just now while the public mind is so agitated upon the subject of land legislation it must elicit the deepest interest. In a few days the legislature meets in called session and one ol the most im portant duties devolving npon it will be to formulate such laws as the public interest im- peratively demands touching es pecially the school lands. It will be observed that Commissioner Walsh gives most important data regard ing thia interest. There are 60 000 sections of school lauds upon which no applications for purchaso have been made. The amount is enormous to contemplate and the importance of the subject has no stronger argument than the sum in acres which these sections repr...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 30 March 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY .MARCH 80.1882 REPORT OF COWHIMIOSIER WALSH or Til E UENCR1L land orricE. General Land OrncE Austin March 1 1883. To Oil Excellency O. U. Roberts Governor: Sir In compliance with your request I bava the honor to submit herewith a unimarr of the business of thia Iepart- nient from Aututt 81 St0 the date of my lmiit regular report to the preaent uaie. in that time Put vera have been filed. covering 110M807 acres wv patent nave Deen is- aiil covering 4744770 acres 14 Jill ceruncatea nave been issued covering 20400.4!) acres Patent fees ree'd t 5121)0 4.1 (iov't dues ree'd 1.141 M l're-eniptlon dues received OtUce lees ree'd . . For lithographic maps 101 30 80749 7 2112 W Total cash re- ceipts 135485 93 PUBLIC DEBT AND SCHOOL RESERVE. The act of July 14 1870. and amenda- tory act of March 11 1881 reserving certain lands from location by certificates. aud authorising their aale for payment of the public debt and lor the Decent or ine publie sc...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 30 March 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN. ..TEXAS. THURSDAY MARCH 80.1882 DEPARTMENT NOTES. From Thursday's Daily. Answers to the quentious sent out nonie days ago by the governor in regard to the number or insane per- sona in each countv are being re- ccived daily and the number is as- suming proportions that will as- tonish inoMt people and more than probable- necessitate the enlarge- ment of the new asylum bnildiugs. The governor ou yesterday ap- pointed Mr. J. II (Jollctt a well known and highly esteemed citi- zen of this cilv as one of the board of mnuuicur of the lunatic asylum Ice Cantaiu W.M. Wilton resigned. J lo also appointed M r. Temple Hous- ton district attorney of tbo thirty- tifth judicial district vice J. ltrowuing resigned. BECRtTAKY OK STATE. Ou yesterday Hon. T. II. Bow- man secretary of state received from Senator Coke the official re port of the census of Texas. Certi tied copies of it will bo printed for tho u ho or tlio k-irisiature in rcuis- trirtiuir the state. Tho Tra...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 6 April 1882

THjffEELYJTATESMAN. Guiteau says he thinks Scoville ought to be hung Instead of him. Reagan's railway bill ia reported from the shades of the committee room as very deatL Railway commissioner Arm- strong faTors vigorous prosecution of the Pacific railways. Tub president is reported to be opposed to the twenty year clause in the Chinese bill. He wants it re duccd to ten. The harmony ia the Republican party just now ia terrific; but the trouble is it is only to bo found about in spots. At the prcBideut's late leveo Mrs. Grant was extended the position of honor which otherwise would have been held by Mrs. Frelinghuyscu. The Urecnbackers want a new leader ; they have lost confidence in "Weaver. Jirenham Banner. The Banner is mistaken. Votes are wha the Greenbackers want. The Woman's Art exchange of Texas will hold its first annual art- loan in Austin from April 20th to May 1st. Every cucouragctncut should be given to make it a success. The long-looked-tor Brown letter it is said is fort...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 6 April 1882

V r 7 'HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY APRIL 13 1882 Ait HOUR'S IMPORTANT WORK IUI1 THE Li:ISlLATUIIi:. Our cotton planters must elevate tbe standard of American cotton or suffer serious consequences. Cora- plalm after complaint comes from English manufactures as to fraudu- lent practices in packing cotton and every once in a while loud com- plaints reach ns from tho New Eug- land factories. Lately there has been very constant complaint and the investigations of English spin- ners have been made public through tho press while an array of damaging facts are made known through out con- sul at Liverpool. It is asserted and the assertion is supported by the experience of a large number of manufacturers that water sand Iron and stones are used to give weight to the cotton wncn in bales. That is to saythe8e foreign materials are placed in -the cotton when it is Itoing baled and the wholo is Bold as pure cotton. At times as much as oue hundred pounds of sand have beeu found in ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 6 April 1882

THE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTLN. ..TEXAS. THURSDAY .APRIL 15. 1882 Thb Democrats will oppose tbo admission of Dakota. Baltimore is every year extend- ing iU trade in the south. Every judge on the supreme bench is a Republican save one. Hereafter Mr. Bcecher's dirty linen will find washing free of charge. Sheep shearing is going on at all points and in a short while the wool trade will grow active. The Kentucky legislature has agreed to a bill known as the Clarke bill establishing a state rail- way commission. So the states go Kearney claims to be the daddy of the Chinese bill. Years ago Dennis said John Chinaman must go and he went. The bills presented to congress show that the congressmen who at- tended Mr. Garfield's funeral drank fifteen hundred dollars' worth of cocktails. Everybody had come to the con- clusion tbe comptroller's letter would never appear aud that is why it came on the first day of this month. Collector Kobkktson went to Washington and saw tho president and then ho ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 6 April 1882

HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN. .TEXAS. THURSDAY.. .APRIL 6 1882 Small fox Is spreading in Cincin- nati. The story of Mauager Jack Hav- erly's bankruptcy is denied. Gex. Grant is lobbying for the reinstatement of Gen. Fitz John Porter. Miss Phucbe Cokzens wants to be one of the commissioners for re organizing UUh society. The prospect is that the inde pendent Republican movement in Pennsylvania strong. is going to bo very Kksolutions were introduced iu bolh houses of congress yesterday providing for additional rations for the overflowed victims. It is the prevailing opinion that the coming prohibition convention at Waco will be the first step toward launching that question Into the politics of the state. The opinion seems to obtain uni- versally throughout the north and cast that the next president will be a Democrat. As to what his uame is remains to be solved by time. The Vicksburg Jferald inveaghs against the Mississippi legislature for failing as It thinks to improve the election l...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 13 April 1882

"V ( t Ml 'HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. It is probablo that Hunt may be frozen out an minister to Russia. Christine Nilsxon ia coming to America to carry out au engage- ment. The Democrat of Bpriugfield Illinois arc thoroughly organizing for the municipal contest. LiKRa wise partisan the president will bounco the last remaining Gar- field Republican in the cabinet. It is claimed the veto of the Chi- nese bill was because of Its pro- posed violation of the international treaty. Minister Lowklx. has been in- structed to express the president's personal wish for a reprieve of Dr. Lamsou. Tub old Catholics in Germany have decided to use the German language instead of the Latin say- ing mass. Thk Italians are moving upon this country. In three weeks three thousand Italian immigrants have lauded at Castle Garden. A resolution instructing the West Virginia congressmen to sup- port a protective tariiT has been de- feated in the legislature by the close vote of 22 to 28. Tradk reports show 2371 fail...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 13 April 1882

m WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTDT - - TEXAS. THURSDAY AriUI. 13 1882 Thk Colorado Citizen wants all the lunatics now coufiued in county jails provided for in the luuatic asylum. So there is to be a fusion move ment in Tennessee after all an amicable fusion of the disagreeing Democrats. How do our Republi- can friends like that kind of fusion. Tee house committee on com- merce has agreed to insert in the river and harbor bill an appropria- tion of $4622000 for improvement of tho Mississippi between the Illinois river and the jetties. Treasurer Gilpii.lan wants to deluge the country with fractional currency again. We hope CSilfillan will not have his own way in this matter. It cau bo very easily coun- terfeited and people will be de- frauded through its introduction. fcr ---- What about opening the state departments to the employment of females? Probably the governor refused to mention this as a subject of legislation because it might if adopted lead to the -resignation of an executlvo offic...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 13 April 1882

THE" WEEKLY STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY APRIL 1 1882 EAITER. BT D w. c. BaBBB. Klulng In theewtrrn sky Comas the Bioruluc tun; HratU'riiiK the ahauVs of nlKht jladdeaiug tbe world wlla night. Plulnc from the opening sod Coin o tbv planted swrt; Ualnlnit bvamjr every honr Klueulug tutu fruit : ud flower. Hiring from (he ret ded tomb ('me oar Havionr alalu; Jmiie cruel lU-d to sava Christ triumphant o'er tbe grave. Riding from oar grave shall we. At tbe latter dar. In Immortal bodies stand baved to uwcll at ilia right band Bluing from our grateful hearts tome glad annga of pralae; Jeaue Brother Havloar King Ceaseless homage will we hrlug. Written Banter 1880. AN APRIL UIIIL. Tbe girl that la born on an April day 11 ui a right to be merry itgbuome and gay; And tnat is the reaaon I dance and play And frlnk like a ni"te in a sunny ray Wouldn't you Do It loo. If yon had been boru ou au April day? The girl that la born on an April day Ilaa alno a right to cry they aay; And ao I aoine...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 13 April 1882

tCoflclndtd from second pttft.? red and treated at they have been by tbe legftlatare aa a part of the university ol Texan the practical question la what substantial beneflt would it be to the main university located at Austin and to the medical department at Oaleston If the appropriations that bare been made to support state students at the A. & M. college and to carry on the Prairie View school were to be withdrawn. The 947000 or at most;tbe $05000 of availa- ble fund that will have accrued by the first day of J inuary 1883 supplemented by the subsequently accruing interest annually of $20000 or $-29000 aided by tbe;aonual increase of t'2000 from the sale or laaftia and the investment of its pro- ceeds will not be euflleienl means io erect the necessary buildings buv libra- ries apparatus furniture and other necessary appliances ana pay proiessors lor a first-class university embracing the main university and medical deparunent alone for many years to come. The con- tinued enco...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 20 April 1882

"HE WEEKLY STATESMAN. San Antonio does not want to be in the same congressional district with Austin. - Guiteau is growing fat. So much the better for hit easy taking off when the end comes. Tub pawenger tariff bill bringing fare on railways to three cents a unit is a law and it goes into effect without delay. Houston becomes a candidate for the state democratic convention. A strong executive committee has been organized for the purpose of prosecuting the canvass. Lincoln is an aboriginal stalwart and that is why he is the only re- tained member of the Garfield cabi- net. We rather think the exception reditable to the secretary of war. Jesse James' effects were sold at auction and lively bidding is re- ported. An old gripsack in which he is supposed to have carried nu oc- casional change of raiment brought $21 and other traps sold equally well. The Dallas Timet calls on the leg- islature to regulate charges and ser- vice on the part of telegraph com- panies. The Statesman does wish ...

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