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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

I San Mareo Free ' Bressf -jsrrr- - ; . " ' i Tiiii)iii.n I. II. JULIAN SAN MARCOS HAYS COUNT Y TEX AS THURSDAY JULY 12. 1883. i i i 32 VOl" XII. rvw a - - . . . -. v r i - - "Prove All Things! Hold Fast that wnicn i a i !- ai iNO. Free Press. Published Every Thursday by ISAAC H. JULIAN ft whom till Letters Bhould be Addressed. OFFICE-East Side of Plaza. ' rates or SUBSCRIPTION. . .ir.ln advance fl 00 j;j niootht ' jDrt month " 1 95 7S RA TESOF AD VERTISIXG. ne squsre one insertion 1 00; each addition. t Insertion nnderono nimith. 50 cent per anr. - ' 1 mo. a mot. Smo. H mot 1 jqiure. J " r colm. r.:::l 2.80 5.00 fl.00 10.00 ii.no 20.00 30.00 60 00 9 10.00 15 00 90.00 30.00 6C.00 7C.00 5.00 I tit 7.00 S.00 10.00 20.00 36.00 TOO 12(10 I 30.00 :::::! ..in.tn Carde. one inch or lest one year 8 00 Cirdt in Business Directory one year 2 00 Legal and Transient advertisement will ho fbrged Ooe Dollar per square for the Aral lo- tion and fifty Cent per aqnare for each sddl- Honil Insertion....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

W 1IARC0S FREE PRESS. X S. JULIAN Publisher. BAN MAEGOS TEXAS NEWS INJHUEF. !nnf. Admibf.i s of ITenry "Ward Beecber filled tbo Brooklyn Academy of Musie tOltSUimOM epcij mo of June 25 in honor of bis 70th birth- day and roue to their feet as he made his appearance. Letters of regret from many representative man were read and resolutions of respect and affection were adopted by the gather- ing. Mr. Becchcr reviewed the pro- gress of the world since his birth and remarked that whatever fault have marred tho symmetry of his life were his alone.... John Ktryker the well- known New York millionaire was drown in Saratoga Lake while bathing lie leaves a bride of two months. The intention of tho senior Vander- dcrbilt to retire from the Presidencies of the Central and Lake Shore roads was not known even to his wife his sons or his attorney. After urging his best friends to purchase Btocks in the family enterprise ho slipped the noose of responsibility from his neck and next day sailed for ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

t (jUABDUH OF THE VALLEY A.liftl nttlr la Pictures Caala i tbs ! ru. One of the original settlers in the nlley was Mr. James M. llatchings T0 had been known in California See the days of 49. As one of the toed through the length of the foot- fall and then settling down he edited .California Magazine the first lite- Zry publication of its kind on the JJit. In 1855 Mr. Hutchings made hii first journey into the valley and ns party were the first real tourists to tghold the wonders of the Yosemite. A few years afterward Mr. Hutchings .M ont his magazine and moved his family into the valley for permanent residence wuen cuugreoH gnmiea the Yosemite to the State for a public park it wholly disregarded the rights of the settlers who were then living there and cultivating their homestead lands. Mr. Hutchings appealed to the. courts to maintain his rights and for ten years ne rougni nis way irom the county courts to the United States Supreme Court. In the end the State indemnified him for his...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

Kr-ee Press. i3...c3.julia:t Editor. ;s.t MABrba tbxas. .wtKM) at Tur roiiT orrian at ban varcoh X.X VH .HKWOSD CI. MAXTtU.J r v-:ae CisImIi ill. tt AirMiC l M Thr. AiUiVnt.fioneral lift di'ci'M thut j.- .prty l.frloiiying to tbo Mnsouio fr.itoruity i hubj.jct to Mxntinu. Wk i-rjini:Jour rea.lcrH some time Hi'nce ti giro a KynojtMH of the proposed couhtitu- i;onul fttutiidtuoiitH. Accordingly on our ith pio tliU wot-k will bo found the ad.lrcKS f tho coumiitto appointed for tbo purine of Hriuint; tbe uljei:t 1 foro tho people lowbn-Ti wo iirtfto tLo attention of our Tenders. II The Ntn rtr.io i:preM inukoB the fol- lAivinfT pr.tnfuiiH 'thrust: thf ivMf! Meximu editor hiw not by ;ny rf.c.aiw fiiven up the idm of yet plunt- i thc M.-iM'i fli on the dome of tbe mi trl nt Washington. No Mexican editor ever was Mich a fool an to unterUiu or exprem any such idea. Tub editor of tho San Antonio Express discovered an "ciiinox" in June.' In its is- n:i6 '? tho2!Uh it Hitid; W are untitled t a...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

Free Press. MAHOOS TEXAB. THURSDAY JULY 12 1883. r7prcjriitef Control ALL ttu AlrMtitlnsin tt'.i a tton?SOS ii wiIUi tb Oulelio yie. UI Jlf"' ' ...; I TIME TABLE. SANTONIO DIVISION: BOUND BOUTO. MAIL. . 11.30 A.M. "" i in P. M. lirun 4:00 P. M. 4:40 " 4:Iil 6.16 6:41 0.(12 6 32 12.49 1:10 " . US " ..VM " . 3:18 " BOUND SOUTH ii ii jan'mabcos. in Antonio... i 8:00 P. II. KXPRKII . ortl UallchlCt 4 00P.M . . 8:JJ " . 800 " S:4J " .. 2:20 " ...2.01 " 11:10 a .M. 10:3o " 'pupr MS "MARCOS. n..fiur . 10 16 . 0::2 8.35 9 20 8:o5 7.4S jieW BrtuiifoU .1:32 M gin Antonio.... 12.18 ft KCQJB NEWS. Kiisincss House and Lot For Sale. For sale a bnNiuess houHe and lot on the Public Square San Marcos. One of the best business locations in town. Permanent witter of excellent quality on the premises. Besides a place of business the building will also accomodate a small family ns a residence. Iuguire at the office of the Feee Press. The grape crop we learn ia heavy. They aro pushing the water-works. jo...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

1 1 . I i 1 - - - JillYME OF TllK RAIL. j a. s ah. Jiiuglug through the forwitn JUltling over ridgoa Shooting under arches Humbling over brldgoa Whining through the mouutaiM Uuzilngo'er the valo JlleM me ! thiH ia plow ant Jlldiugou rail ! Mon of different "Ution" la the eye of fame .J lore are very quickly Coming ta the amo. JJich and lowly pooplo Birds of every feather On a common level Travelling together! .JLncient maiden lady Anxiously remark That there muit be danger 'Along eo many spark : 4tougiMh looking follow Turning to tho stranger flays it'll his opinion hue in out of dangor! 3f arkot woman caroful Of the precious caskot .Knowing eggs are eggs Tightly holds hor basket; Reeling that a smash If it come weuld suroly .1ond hor eggs to pot JUthor prematurely ! Kinging through tho foreRts lUttliug over ridges Shooting under arches Humbling over bridges Whizzing through tho mountains Buzzing o'er the vale I)les mo! this is pleasant Killing on a rail ! MISCOUNTING FICTION. Sl Do...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

" THE TUBUC PltlNTEE. Bf BUI Xie. Very few of the great mass of Lu--mty J318 tbo beauti- Si public doooment with .ia plain lurt binding and its wealth of sta- S Few 8t0P t0 tLink that Ui' Sn away from the great work-a-day world with eyelids heavy and red j with finger-nails black with anti- mony toiling on at his case hour JLr our. the public printer during Se sessions of congress is setting up the thrilling chapters of the Congress- rL.i PA-ord. and between times lanking the Washington press back- j tnroriLrA with hi a fiiiRnendnrs WpJU w " f hanging down as he prints this beau- 11 softnide library of soncr. yfe are too prone to read that which rives us pleasure without thought of the labor necessary to its creation. We glide gaily through the Congress- ional Record pleased with its more attractive features viz. : its ayes and noes little recking that Sterling P. Hounds the Public Printer stands in the subdued gaslight with his stick half full trying to decipher the man- uscript of...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 12 July 1883

mncn ! 'r. ti.Mr DIRECTORY.- OITU'lll.. roKiiiif Ms) wtmntf ' H j. Ju ! K. Miller .f fi. i.i.i. County. II Ht. ijfi. I'l'MillVt df I'i.iiimICo. uiKKr..TTi Mr uurwcf : n..Ti. J li. ycltrttia f f Hi)' '. U':.. .1 N. .M(nli Celdwall Co. IU.TMICT CuC'Kr lftTH JT.II0T. H i t. I.. W. Kuur Presiding Jail.e Latirauga. J. M. Hf iltanjr. Atiomsy Au.tlnCo. TIMS Or WOI.IIKS OOOBT. Jlos-JI Monder In March and September. eucxrr officim. : I K. Kone.Judg County Court J i. ii. Burleson Dll. and County Clark. uimi Kurd. County AMorney. II K. Harber flbarlff. J. a. Davis J. M.Turner !l.ntiliK. i: . .V Cock Justice of the Peat Pro Ho- 1 lvi.M.ynrb J John Kii.liar.Uon. " " " " " J.t!. How. " W. V. HUfk " 6 J. a. Pauer.on County Treasurer. It' a Kortnun ssor. Joh. (.'. F.ve Hurveyor T.J. Mil 'arty Coui'r Preelnet No. X. J.lt. HatllfT " " " 8. J K. Hurleeon " " " 3! W. li. Woo.! " " " . !. Konlnon Constable Precinct Hoi. Inni or hoi. nma Coi'icrr and Psbcinct Cocits (Miiili.l County Court lit Monday In e...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

-TCv AT. . Tl i an i PUOPlUETOJr- I.H.JUUAN "Prove All Things i Hold Fast that which Is Good.". ' SAN MARCOS HAYS COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY JULY 1 9 1883. NO. 33. vol. VlLdL Free Press. Iii1)llnhe4 Every Thursday by ISAAC H. JULIAN To whom all Letters should be Addressed. OFFICE Last Side of Plaza. T JIATSS0F3CSCJIIPTX0X. Oat year B vu . A .. . . AA lx month 1 36 Ibree months .V 7 ij m or AD VCR TISIXQ. One square oi.e insertion 00; each addition 1 mo. anion. a mo. la moi -Saiinro I 2 80 I 8 00 6 00 10 00 1 Square.. ' 5-0(J . e00 10.00 1 6 DO i ' : e.or s.no 11.00 so.oo colm. '. 00 10.00 n.oo SO.oo ' C .. H.OO I 20.00 30.00 6C.O0 J .. J 30.00 36.00 6(1 CO 75.00 C.rd In'Bualoeee Directory one year 92 i .mil and Transient AdvertUomenls will clisrged On Dollsr per square for the flrt In ....in. and Fifty Cent! per square for each addl .i...l Insertion. A square i the space of one tncb. Fractlouat squares wlt be counted full squares. i.l and Business Notices will be charged ten centi per li...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

SAN MARCOS FREE PRESS. W H. JULIAN Pobliaher. BAN MARCOS TEXAS NEWS IN BRIEF Kant. A COAL train on tho Itochester and TittHburg road broke on a steep grade a few milcH soutli ci the viaduct at lun zua Ta. Seven cars and a passenger coach went down at tho rate of eighty miles an hour striking an approaching coal train. Seven men were killed and several others were injured. A lady passenger states that tho conductor and beth brakemen on tne uroKen iram were asleep at the time of tho disaster. . Went. J. II. Sims a negro who almost kill ed Miss Kato Maguiro in the out skirts of Louisiana Mo. having been nartially indentified by his victim was taken from the jail at Bowling Green by a party of eight men and hannred to a tree bv rone halters. He made a full confession of his crime and admitted that ho had served four years in the penitentiary for a similar dtfenso at St Charles. ...Un the western inui- ana track at Forty-first street Chica- go a Wabash train crushed a Stock Yards strect-...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

'gl'SMXU MX OUT OF TOWN. rratM" Jl u 'flrM" Oil f Marj. fill. ..gpaVing of an ol J bum" remarked JJlftckbur d . JJJ ' CaL.in '52? Cocktail Jim was r hardest cose I ever saw. During 5j the time I was in Marys ville I never knew bim to eat ft meal or do a minute'i tori- Ue jxut loafed around Boston Harrj's wonte aaloon and' drank and jLnk and drank always coktails. ier loafing around the town for a fir be got to be a great nuisance and the boys tried various ways to freeze out. But lie never lost control of Sroselr no matter bow much be drank and tbere appeared to be no method of juaking him tired of Boston Harry's .Innn. ..... "Well one day I arrived .in town hiving been down to Sacramento for a load of supplies when I saw from the distance a big crowd of men' in the middle of the street with Cocktail Jim in charge. Just- a week before they had elected me justice ox the peace. A. I drove up one of the boys says: 'Ah here comes the judge. Now we can try him at once.' . .. "I asked wha...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

if Free Press. ISAAC n. JULIAN - - Editor. MAROOS THXA8. THUUSDAY JI'LY !. kN av.i TTir. rT oricr. at maijcoh T:xa tn:on cj. mattkr. J " TiiVitfWfteatr.'J Alt Asnrtiiini ti till rirw. ft ut mat u u m otuur.gu.- THE LATENT SEXSATIOX. Thi Volume oflho San Marcos Rltrr AI- Inject to Iuitp Diminished Mncc the nstractl(m oT the New Dm. Th Wjitorn ftf th8 Sn Mirco Spring Mid to hT befit MUrkrd wr their Fountain llrad." nd flndlni; other Subterranean Outlets through the Mountain t It hmmis to us there havo born more ncn- d itious connected with Ran Marcos within tin last three or four months than during all turent cf the ton yearn of our residence hero. The nMtire of the latest ia fairlr in- dicuted by the emotion of this article. Mr. lieo. T. McGebeo gave uh the' first informa- tion of the complaint week before last and we meant to have referred to it in our luht insue Nit the subject was accidentally over- looked. In another column we now give a Vtotoitont from Mr. McGehoo followod by un...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

Free Press. 3MABOOS TEXAB niSiDXY JULY 10 1889 ZiMa Gwtrflli All. tti AlwtlilnglnttU ea ttn5I i wUm tt Cntill ptgsi. U aa-aaaaaaaaajaw. Mriicwl ui Great Northern Usui " TIME TABLE. jjANTONIO DIVISION: BOUND BOOTH. MAIL. . ... 11 SO A.M. gV.... l'Pr "ia.. 4.00 P. M. 4:40 " 4.&I fi.18 M 5:41 S.tlt " tit " 8:00 P. U. WL'wiaCOB.. 1:10 1.38 3:16 BOUND KOBTH. All. Mesas 11:10 A .It. ' 400P.V 8:JU " 10:30 10 18 9:51 8 33 9 20 8:55 T.45 S-r. ...... POP' J;4J i ?iirMAKC08...0 t. BrunfeU....l:3a (in Antonio-.-. 'HOME 3STE"WS. Tinted. ' Wishing to complete tbe binding of the back volumes ot the Free Pbebb we find No 1. of voL VII of date November JO ' 1877 miefiinR. We will pay fitxt cents or a good copy of said number delivered at this office Bargauw in Clothing at Gbeen & Pbice's. JlaiEt and Sorghum Seed and Blackeyed joafi at MoAllibteb's. New lot of Trunks and Valises at Gbeen k Prick's. job Pbintiko neatly executed at the Fnra jbbs office. Work and prices guaranteed. Silks Satins ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

li i : 1 ii V. ' '.it f WAITING FOR MOTHER hi MARY r. BUNK. Tlio old raau t in Lin cty cUir Slumboriupr the momeuu wy lmniDK a dream that In all hit own . On hi Klwlaora! poaetful ay. iH childron have gathored from far and noar HU children' children beldo Ku l irry voice aro echoing tbrougn I'ho IIouiotdV ball o wido. Hut far away in the yoarw long flown Grandfather live aKaiu; tud bU heart forKoU tin it ever know AHhadowof grinf and pain' ' ' For he neo hie wife an be aw ber then A matron homely and fair .... ... With her children gathered around bin board And never a vacant chair. )h! bappv thin dream or the"Auld Lang Syne" Of the year long alippod away I And the old uiuTa lipa have gathered a Mmilo And bin heart rowe young and gay. Unt a kirn fall gently upon bis brow From hi dauKhtoie hp so true; -Dinnor in ready and fahor dear Wo aro only waiting for you." Tho old man waken at bin daughter' call And bo looks at the Ublo noar Tlioro'H one of us uiiBHin my child" bo Hayn "We'll w...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

THOUGHT READING. 0aKOM ol ". Btkhopk'i tad LtsasrhertV Xt-A Tboavud Ponadi CskJI Woi. The Pall Mall Gazette gives the fol- lowing of the seance given by Mr. Bishop the thought reader at the gt. James hall London. The easy choir eet apart for Mr. Labouchere as unoccupied. The 1000 prom iflfd was not tabled. But the experi- ment could be tried in Mr. Labouch- ere's absence and Mr. Bishop was .willing to stake his 100 with no other setoff than the promise will- iflglv given that the audience would demand that if he guessed the num- ber aright Mr. Labouchere should . hand over tne 1000 to the victoria hospital for children. Mr. Charles Bnsell here introduced a diversion which kept the meeting in an uproar for nearly an hour. . He 6ent word from the body of the hall for he had refused to join the committee that he had enclosed a 5 note in an en- velope and given it into the keeping of Professor Bay Lankester who was also in the audience and who alone knew its number. He challenged Mr. Bi...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 19 July 1883

SeVaJ) YERTI8EUENT8. a.. THE l'EOI'LE OF THE PEX. 0. (S pesplt of tatpeo 1b psopl of ll po TU lrlgtu of our eroD The Urevil of our bqi On pUetllne of pn f rn They an keeping wleh and ward Where tu reapr wiufllia alcala An J il ouliJler wlelds-tha award Their uu7 troll are flultorlof 1.1 do d jmii siound tb globe Tbsy'r folding all lb UoJoffiod Within out etarrj robot On all tb bloak and 1 uulesi blllt Tty build Ibo Uacoo Broi And ii I lb danger algnall ott On all tie talleat plr Tbo fler loolod courier Of the lightning lb 17 bavt cangbt And made them tuoiitgo boaror tbo parliament of thought j They're I bo ailghty army raorlcg And tbey muttor thousands too And pull tbo world behind ibem The people-ol tb paev O tb people of Ih pen Tb people of tb pen ( Wherever human foot has trod Soma strolling tcrlb Lai been. TrIc Avar's Pills for all the purnosoi of a purL'Htive. for Constipation Indigestion I f endftcbe nud Liver Complaint By univer mhI accord they are the best of all purga- tfVe...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 26 July 1883

an larco I. II. JULIAN "Provo All Things i Hold Fast that which Is Cood.M PKOPRIETOIC VOL. XII. SAN MARCOS HAYS COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY JULY 26 IS 8 3. NO. 31. IV. Free Press. Published Ercry Thursday by TSAAC H. JULIAN. To whom all Letters should be Addressed. OFFICE East Side of Plaza. JIATSS OFSCSSCIilPTIOy. ix months fure nionlbl 1 mxm mm Et WHOLSALE AND RETAIL . " i .... QL To) o ?" ADVERTISING. go sqnsre one Insertion l 00 j each addition tl insertion nndtr oot month 60 sent per aur. 1 mo. 3 mot. e mot. 11 me ip To) 1 DBAL1S 19 fanners I I f 6.00 j I 400 t.OO af ::::::::: f I 80.00 1 0.00 10.00 30.00 36.00 a.oo 10.00 U.00 10.00 30.00 SOIH) 10.00 18 00 10.00 30.00 (COO 76.00 Bunlnets Cards on inch or loot on year 8 00 Cards In Builnes Direttory 000 year 2 00 I.tgal and Transient Advertisements will bo ringed Ob Dollar per square lor the nrst In- eerilon. and Fifty Ceuts per square for each addi tional Ititcrtion. A square la the tpaee of one loch. Fractional square will be counte...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 26 July 1883

SAN 1IARC0S FREE PRESS. t H. JULIAN PubUaher. BAN MARCOS TEXAS NEWS IN BRIEF. Kami. Njcab riinville Ct. a passenger train dadied into a gravel tram caus- ing the death of two men injuring one fatally and badly shaking up the pass- engers. The bodies of two of the tic tims were thrown forty feet over the telegraph wires. A telegraph op- erator caused the disaster by failing to give the passenger conductor nec- essary instructions. . . .Four apartment buildings eleven stories high are to be erected at Sixth avenue and 1 tJ-nintli street New York at a cost of 2400- 001). A becest dispatch from Portland Ore. says that tremendous forest fires are raging south of Kalama. bix miles of railroad and two locomotives were destroyed. The Oak Point log- King camp losses are $200000. The Hames extend for miles and are so fierce that it is unsafe to attempt to investigate the losses. It is believed that the fire will continue until rain fall Gov. Crittenden of Missouri has expressed his intention ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 26 July 1883

n.ihliisou Crusue's IsUud. a Itlttt to tb llocaester Democrat. The eun was batLlng the beautiful jind with tiocd of golden light as anoarod its picturesque harbor. In ?!le boats wo went ashore and land- A in tbe primitive manner of run-'J- the boat aground and pulling it o on the shore. It was difficult to ILize that wo were indeed on the v7rical mysterious island that im !rination had pictured from child- hood's early hours in bo many fanci- ful forms. The books tell you that 'twas on this lovely island that in 1704 the celebrated english navigator Dampier landed his coxswain Alex- ander Selkirk with whom he had Barreled and left him alone on this inhabited spotjwith a small quan- tity of provisions and tools. Here he lived four years till picked up by a tassing 6hip and brought back to Eu- rope. I' wafl rom e notes e ma during his solitary residence that Dan- iel Defoe composed his incomparable work of "Robinson Crusoe.1 No book doubtless ever held the childish interest with great...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos Free Press — 26 July 1883

1 ree Press. UC 2Z.JULIA1T.-- Siiter. HAN MAUOO0 TEXAS. TJICUSIJAY JULY 2. 1 1 ni i l AT tu roHt orn at an mabcos iKX VH A KtCOND CLAM MATTlJl.J i- ir Zli 'ficprtJta C:atral All til aa'irtiiStf U ttU r j;'.? ts i t!l u til CatiUi gigiLf Tun Went Texas Coaforonce will moot at S u Marcos tub fill. (ir.. OiiudiuJft few daya eiuco at Ha- viiw Cuba of ytllo fevtr. We regret to notice by the Scguin Times of IrtHt week that lr. YandoU owing to con- tinned ill -hcnlth has retired from the edi- torial triiod of that paper aud leased it for a Uvm of yearn to Dr. Barbour who will sue- co.i him. Dr. Y. howover announce that m proprietor of tho paper ho will retain hw niKiubcrhkip lu tho Tress Association and uttod to his dutiosas president 'of the sanid. A strike of telegraph operators lias been iuprogrcMfor boiuc days. Itis conceded that tlmy uro in tho right ; that tho l-iiion Com- pany rnkiug in tho profits by the million afford tho operators a very inadequate compensation. Such being the fa...

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