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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 1 August 1862

THE Tftl-WEEKLt TELEGRAPH. VOL. xxviii—no. 59 housto: august 1, 1362 whole no. 3554 CITY ITEMS. appear on re tne benefit of Let it be recorded, and ao cord, henceforth and forever, for ...v . -- whom It may concern, that Messrs T. W. Booac & Co., are selling any article they have on band, which belonged to their stock before the block* ade was laid, at the same old prices. We atate this fact without their knowledge or consent. We have nut a word of comment to offer at present. Yesterday w« were invited to look at the new bridge on Preston Street. It is known as the "long bridge" and was constructed by Mr. Don- elson, Architect and Builder. This bridge is one of the pet enterprises of our worthy Mayor. It is a very substantial structure, and does honor to all parties conoerned. It was opened to the public on the 86th Inst. " All signs fail iu a dry season." If anyone doubts the truth of this adage, let him go to the foot of Main street, and look at a sign whicl^ is swinging and f...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly Telegraph, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 1 August 1862

(Eri-UffMi) Crlegrapl). HOUnilNi TK*AW. X. I CMBHTO. Sdltur and Pwonrtnr. TMMi-For Ui« WmUi |S per year. For•aver" " For the Trl-Weekly |l per jrwr. For advertising 85 cents e line tor eaeh Insertion. Subscriptions end ad- vertising in ell ouei In idnaoe, end discontinued when the time paid for expire*. Shin platter* will in bo case be received. Ills tor Rsprtssntutivs, JO*We ere authorized to announce A. 8 Kicbabmor, Es«., aa a eandldate for Hepresenta tire in tbe Leglslatnro froui Harris county. tor C««*ty Cltrk, «ap K. A. MOCKING l« a cardials (or the offlc. of Count* < le k ct li art 1s county auirart rlectfcni. tbf enauin. J 10 id** MoSmtTlLIK for the office ot County Clerk of liar ria county. are autboriaed to announce JOHN f Ha Jiy# BtKaTuu V i* nutliwrla< d tii ounce Mi.ouijji il OUST for Couniy O'er-: of lis ria cum,v. WJf AOTflOltlZKD to anuouuee J AMM3B(JhKK asacauUidiOu f«r Clerk oriliu 0 u tv Court v Bsrrts County, at tbe ennuli* August election. M v M tf tor Cetm...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 4 August 1862

THE TKI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. wT''?7TV-' , * L• * ■' *H.f* '&•* J! ' i ' "W ' > - V Sat .-V / ' l VOL. XXVIII—NO. 60 HOUSfON, MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 1862 WHOLE NO. 3555 CITY ITEMS. Election Dav.—To-day Is election day. What • momentous occasion for office seekers I We are not u candidate for any office, and won't serve if elected. So don't throw away your votes on us, ladies and gentlemen. But we know a"heap" of Individuals who are candidates, and we feel for them. How early Ihey arose this morning and commenced circulating among the dear people, whom they are so anxious to serve. Hear them in ail directions enquiring after the health of the wives and children of those who are legally enti. tied to vote. How they struggle to restrain the li 'e-al emotions which inspire them I How dread ful the couflletin their bosoms f Dohbt aniun- certainty, hope and fear, anxiety and suspense, all couttpire to render their situation anything but a desirable one. In a few short hours all will be over...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 4 August 1862

. * * "f ** %J V .. Cri-ll9rrhi9 iritgrapu. MOUfeTon* TKXin. K H. cngHlWO. Editor Ml Pnmrator. m Tbrms—For the Weekly |S per year. ror the irl-v> eekly $H p«r y«ur. ror advertising 95 cents & Hub for each I use rt ion. Subscriptions and ad- vertising in K|| ctuMa in advance, and dlecontinued w ben the timi paid (or expire*. hhlnpliutters will «u no case be received. L'b . for Representative, uTt7>We are authorised to announce A. 8. "ichard on, Esq., as a candidate for Representa- tive in the Legislature from Harrit county. For Countf Clerk, *e K. a i iOCK1NG1> a cai'dMaie Mr the <ttic < t c«ui.tv < le k if Ustris auity at tb- n suiu A«un-t (ifcM'i . 'J W id. e TTT'We are authorised to annonnoe JOHN MoMULLBN for ttaa office of County Clerk or Uar ris couuty. jly *Su W- rp' autliotts d B ♦,U'(WT'or • un y «'>r to >n> ounw Hr ORUU II •■file rl*ffKi' v. W,. aUiiIOuiZI.D to tnnuuiice JAM£i*BU' KK uk a CM'idld it.- f •• llerk of ih - 0«u .ttv Court o Puirm C...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 9 August 1862

/ / oidii ni n>!jil bau tJ>iiop<i.H mi; j I t i f i iMn'I yjjdiii I. J *10 HOUSTON, rrfflrrr to HhOnij /J iifti ivi vjitM ji .U>0«t o* 1 J Jwl.ur A*** N«**H««n wKnw * l r|k boiuU<| ' *f laW*IH*pers, 1 tbtflSfth Of July. Fr«(m .them we take the follow- ,;j J jusio* \uaii<>-s>jL ft; v U' thi i*t ifumttm. *•. #e«wMtoWW? Wwfoiv} W'tb* Nbftheln cltiew, and aahort aharpwar ietho cry,of the pio^rte. From' the followlfig extracts the reader will receive a tolerably good Idea, of the, state sfBertA^,*0lColBtheNorth,us welluathe warm, vo wIWel!f#tf.v'>SJ *5vS',r '•' '' 1 '• '")oai"vV'*?iv ■ ^aou^JwuB miwiiii DBA.rTi e ifA.w. mvnoo '• ^ho'bfli' authorising thePresident to draft thi * nillUla 6f'\h"b United 'gttaftfct, ©lie ot 'the mosttmj- t>ortan< i<Jta of the late session of OongYossl&iiiow ' S liw.,'A brtyf abstract of :il$ provisions Is as fol- ' low'ai The first ffeetlon provides that whenever tti? ''President shall 6all forth the' militia of' lit a...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 9 August 1862

.j which lay «v«ninir luaf. b ve "ssiS^nt and Wounded In Thr*«gh I'harie. '1 onw't c 1.-> i tfoWWhed ill gujhury ohar- P*'- stated that two turns*« *o4 JSm wHh lb* .^•MapcgoT %h f zti^jVAhW."^! "•r.'^Siss" q« I>I lahed the ieat. Tb*i£IllS" niUrer" etst* It,in thU maimer/® "In the flrstfcs- Hm Tih*M ,T«M Attitbi- Cufolfo f.regi tttf a II N«kh and , thereat ef liorfgstreet'a conflict. t)> and thto battery w mIt admitted that "some ;lci)Uny;U>e "4«h I«f m'e. tp give pfete' and b*«a;MpM)jr,,«pp; iThelhMrdfhwiffW takWi'' > eSSl'tfe *w.# Aft.,, •«TOiife L'&h,AK^S order, from the lofi to the rl'^fit: Jat aiid'flth'Tfta- UN, Ifltfc "d Hampton'a •old - regiment. • ' TM tttrTemn got antaugled.itb^Vtfh some m«a- understanding#! M« comjnaoier, and ^pftrttod "(TrWa It* brig «e, which went Into I;he c^j^Mrtth; iiOWHla 'Sl'he 4th waa then marched to the rigM, >M>d after a abort delay M*j '"WW'Ji, WJfc signed a plaet} on the top of iJn open Jml.,..W Qift • Wfht of lomo itfh...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 11 August 1862

*'L -t'l THE TRIWEEKLY TELEGRAPH. VOL. xxvni—NO. 63 HOUSTON. MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 1862 WHOLB tfO. 8558 All Qdet Along th« Potomac To-night. The following poetical gem we copy from a Westers paper. The aooket oi Potomac , original was found In th volunteer who died in camp on the paper, ra volu 4,All quiet along the Potomac," they say, "Except now and then a atrajr ploket Is shot, aa he walks on his heat to and fro, By a rifleman hid In the thiekel" •lis nothing—a private or two now and then Will not count In the news of the battle ; Not an officer lost—only one of the men, Moaning out, all alone, the death rattle. All quiet along the Potomac to-night, Where the soldiers lie peacefully dreaming ; Their tents in the rays of the clear autumn moon, Or the light of the watch-fires are gleaming. A tremulous sigh, as the gentle uignt wind Through the forest leaves singly is creeping, While the stars up above, with glittering eyes, Keep guard—tot the army is sleeping. There's only the sound o...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 11 August 1862

Cri-XtaMf <Iflfgw|i(i < HOUSTON. TRXAd. ,1. H. OVCBUn, Kditur aad Pronator. the Wealtlr $3 per year. For the Trl*Waakly ft p«ry«ar. For advertising 83 cents aline for Mob Insertion. Subscriptions and ad- vartlaing la all ouu la advawe, and discontinued when Um time paid for expiree. Bhlnplaatera will in ao oaie be received. [iu. U«M. Cel..Beitt-Army Uitlllleeee. Our friend Cel. W. B. BotU arrived home by Thursday's train, baring resigned his commission M Lieutenant Colonel eC the 5th Texaa regiment on aeoount of ill health. We are plaased. how •▼®r, to Bad that his health is much Improved, asd hare no doabl that aftor a period of rest be will be At for service again. Col. Botte entered the ser* vice Jane, 1861, as a private, awl left here In Sep tember as oaptaia of the Bayou City Guards. He wae last winter promoted Major, and on the 8d of /una, Lieut. Colonel of the 5th Texas. Be partle Ipatod la the battlea of Bltham, Seven Plnea, and the storming of the batteries at Gaines'...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 13 August 1862

TIIp. TRIWEEKLY TELEGRAPH. VOL. XXVIII—NO. 64 HOUSJON. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1862 WHOLE NO. 3559 THE BATTLES BEFORE BICHMOHD. A FULL AND GRAPHIC NORTHERN AC COUNT OF ThE DEFEAT AND "WSTREAT OP MoCLELLAN. The correspondent of the Cincinnati Commer- cial furnishes the most compltle and connected narrative of the battles before Richmond that we have yet seen. Although somewhat <rat of date, and, as a matter of course, untruthful in some re- a pects, the following exwkctt will be found inter* esting. and will furnish a brief and comprehensive review of the whole terrible conflict. The narra- tive embraces the battle of Mechanlcsville, the battle of Gaines' Mills, the battle of Savage Sta- tion, aud the battle of White Oak Swamp : the situation of the army. You remember that the army was pressing hard upon Richmond. The right wing, consisting of Mc- Call's, Morell's, and Sykes' divisions, less thun 25,- 1)00 strong, was well posted on the left bank of the Chickahominy, from Beaver Dam...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 13 August 1862

4 vX\ Cri-tUffkli) Cetrgrapli. li<IUHTUn* TKX AM. *. H. CUSHUie. X4i|ur and Piourator. T*aiti-ror Weakly |3 per year. For adi Tri-Weekly fflperysar. For advertising 85 cents • line for e oh Insertion. Subscriptions and ad- vertising In *11 cases in advance, and discontinued when the lime paW for expire*. Shinpiasters will tn no oa # bo received. l'1* JET*We would be glad to publish the Inter* eating letter from our fair correspondent "Mollle," but our columns are already crowded to over- flowing with mutter of more general tntoifcst. JO* Wo are pained to learn that the venerable and highly esteemed Mr«. 8. M. Baylor, mother ofOol. J no. R. Bnvlor, died at Ban Antonio on the 5th Inst. Mr*, Hay lor was one of the most respected and beloved of the old citizens of Texas, and her fairiity have the sympathies of a very largo cirele of friends in tholr bereavemont. *•••• 'i JJjr" An order has been Issued exempting stage drivers and conductors from conscription. This 1s as it should bo, ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 13 August 1862

I \ * I l1 < / .1 v t } : ' l CITY ITZEJslS. Oua TiATK Trip.—Feeling sub-furious the other day,, ou account of the continued drought, dust ami solar heat, which for (he lust two mouths has prevailed in this city, beyond all meter or meas- ure, wftobtalned permission to visit the Springs. The Provost Marshal gave us u "character," pro- vided wo would not' lose it before we ^turned. This we premised, with a mental reservation. Our esteemed citizen, W. J. Hutcnins Esq., next sup- plied us with a "dead head" carte blanche. an arti- cle which "conductors" cull a 'slider," on account of its open sesame qualities. So far so good. Leaving our deputy, the Mayor, in charge of the city, with strict injunctions that no ruin water be allowed to accumulate in the cisterns durlug our absence, unless prices should fall, we weut boldly to the railroad. There we found steam up, the jvissongors waiting impatiently for our arrival, or l'or the machine to.'start, which, we could not de- termine. Seat...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 13 August 1862

BtTn.K OV UA1NK4* MILL. We have to-day full particulars of this terrible battle, In whloh the Texlan Brigade woa each immortal honor. Through the kindness of a friend we hare been shown a copy or the report of Brig. Gen. W. H. Whiting, eommaudlng Division in that battle, of raoh portion of whloh as will prove mainly Interesting to oar readers, we make unof- ficial publication. The thanks of the whole State are dae that noble officer for the Impartial justice be has rendered the Texlans who fought so gal* lantly there. While our troops are deserving the highest praiae for their heroic conduct on that bloody teld,as we gather from the statements or the witnesses, It Is hut just to say that the distin- guished skill of Gen. Whiting In the disposition of bis troops, to bis commanding boarlng and marked example, of personal exposure hud undaunted bravery, much Is due for the brilliant success of our troops In that desperate eharge, whieh crowned oajr arms with victory, more than sustaine...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 15 August 1862

THE TRIWEEKLY TELEGRAPH. ■— VOu. XXVIII—NO. 65 HOUSTON. FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1862 WHOLE NO. 3560 CITY ITEMS. —"What's the news? Never wa* , * time when onr people were o anxious to obtain newt as of late. We have been in the country much of the time during the last few day*. u,,^1?,e have been much amuaed to tee with what avidity (he "Telegraph" is matched and read as soon as it makes its appearance. Men and women, boys and girls, old and young, all read or listen with the most lively Interest, and even the little nig- gers seem as much interested as any one. There is good reason for this—our all is rt stake in this contest, and us we will sooner die than yield, no wonder we look eugerly for everything that tends to the final result. Our friend. H. F. Mathews, Esq., of the ••Old CupUol," will soon be uble to furnish his guests with good water, lie has nearly completed a well, l'orty-ilve feet deep, in which tie has ex- cellent water. By the by, the Old Capitol with Mattht ws as propri...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 15 August 1862

£ri-*ftht5 CfUgrapD. movmvwa* tkxah. S. H. enamre. Wit* ami Preomtor. Tbkh*—For th* *«iir • « •«• *®,M* Tri-Weekly •« per iiir. Por *dvertl*lng 83 e*ntt * lis* A r «Mb ia*ertion. Subscription* and ad- vertising la all MM* in advaaoe, and discontinued when the time paid for expiree. Bhlnploeter* will t n no out be received. lite. VjtTOItTION-A LAY HKKMON. Be not deceived. Neither fornleatore * * nor thieve* * * nor oxtortioniri (ball in- herit the Kingdom of God.—1 Cor. t. 10. Then hart greedily gained of thy neighbors by ana bettforgotten mesalth the Lord God. Behold therefore I have amltten my hand at thy diahoneet gain. dto. Baeklel 88. 18 and 13. He that to (reedy of gain troubleth bie own hoaee. Pro*. 15. 87. Bat now X have written to yon not keep com- pany, If any one that Is called a brother be * * an extortioner, with such a one, no not to eat. 1,cie>i*ymen' anally fortify themselves with a single text. As we are not of the clotb we have thought It beat to fortify our serm...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 18 August 1862

THE TRIWEEKLY TELEGRAPH. VOL. XXVIII—NO. 66 HOUSTON, MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 1862 WHOLE NO. 3561 CITY ITEMS. "Pitchiw* In."—Some people eeiii to think that it U the province and duty of newapapera to be oonaUntly "pitching in" to something or aome- body. Nothing ia so ref reshing to them as a scath- ing newspaper criticism. They love to see some- thing that -'will make the fur fly," and provoke a sharp rejoinder. A newspaper is dull, taino and splritleaa that does not attempt to probe every fes- tering sore in the body politic, and indulge in con- stant efforts to etlr up the sluggish, slow moving currents of everyday life. 8pioy, or aensatlon paragraphs, seem to bo es- itial to some reader; and no matter what aent amount of ill-feeling ia engendered, the editor must "pitch in" and keep "pitching in." There is not oftly a great diversity of opinion with respect to the true mission of the press, but much misapprehension. It Is unquestionably the prerogative of the pub- lic journalist, and...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 18 August 1862

Crt-WffMp Cflfgrflp,). MO(J TUN> TBXAM. X. K. OTTSHHra, littwr and Pronator. Terms-Forth* W#«ujr i>«ryear. Por ut« For the Trt- Weekly m per year. Por advertising 35 c«n to a ltaa tor eaeh insertion. SubacripUons and ad- vertiatog ta all oum la advance, end discontinued when the time paid for expiree. Hhln plasters will la no aaae be received. llto. THE fBOBRAL BAKBAK1TIK8- Greatly aa hare the Federals thai far excelled 7or «h* world la tear wity, It now appears that they are determined to even outdo themselves, and henceforth make this war of Invasion a complete war of desolation to the Booth, so far as they can The late act of Congress, the proclamation of Lin' eoln, and the orders of his Generals, look to but 'faa thing, and that la the annihilation of the reb- ate, the selsure of their property, and the destruc- tion of their country. And this Is done with a view of restoring the Union. What will be the effect of these things, as well aa of fireetag the slaves} 1st. Upon t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 August 1862

THE TRIWEEKLY TELEGRAPH. VOL. XXVIII—NO. 67 HOUSTON. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1862 WHOLE NO. 3562 the Norm fori Opinion of (Sou. McDIellw'i AtuvrnvoU. CITY ITEMS. «•« n. Coffee Is selling at (2 per pound, and one I The following editorial, from the Providence (K. By this time the battle before Richmond hat ,i«oi«r ia asking $3' and no signs of rain. \\\ p0gj* shows very plainly to what straits the been a* fully discussed as the nieagrenes* of the dealer is asking $J. ana no signs o y ro«^ brougy5y this war. It is a start- new. received by the teleKraph will allow. The P-*•—It aetua y Ge(f L, og(tion of the state ot affairs and feeling impression which this great military event has ■mmii eaip more. Reason why, ■ lve>j the North* and agrees with the article wo give made on English society is not to be mis taken. ♦ MT: £3bSh^*«ft•"elsewher0".? '«uA« Vork Times U is anoi. If there were before any who thought that the re. ifldion ei not * «iMfWi henceforth, more in an I er"evldence"of th...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 August 1862

dri-HJffWi) Crlrgrapt). MOUMTU^I TKXA . 1. H. CU8HIHS, Editor and Proonetor. f «*L „ Tri-Weekly 98 per year. For advertising 25 cents a line for Mali insertion. Subscription a and ad- vertising in nil oaaea In advance, nnd discontinued whan the time paid for expires. Shlnplasit-rs will In no case be received, tit" THK PHASE* OF THE WAtt We hare ffcirly embarked upon the second year of tha wnr With encouragement enough to Juatlfy a hopeful view of tha futura. We have arrived at tha crisis of tha struggle, and are rapidly reaching the beginning of tha end. Our succaaa now lias In bold and vigorous notion, in the exercise of a ceaaelaaa activity, nnd In Inflicting death-dealing blows upon the enemy phen and wherever wa can find him. The late leglalatlon of thp federal Congress declares to the world the true purposes for which they are waging thla war, openly and undisguised by avowing the baseness and infamy of their designs, leaving us but one alternative* and that is (• a man, to dis...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 21 August 1862

HOUSTON, AUGUST 21st 1862. BY THE CENTRAL THAIS. Later from the North* The Fate of the Arkansas- ETC., ETC., ETC* We received the following by the Central train to-day: „ On the morninj ferry on the Texas regiment, of several hundred men of the let Wisconsin cavalry, constituting the rear of Cuuis'arm y. A part of the regiment uDder Lieut. Col. Burleson, went to the rear of the enemy, and 45 of the Spy company , under Lieut. James, got between the enemy and the river. At annrise Parsonaat- tacked the enemy in front, who fsught bravely for a> while, but upon being cheived by Barlseea in the rear, fled, or threw downlneir ana#* The fruits of the victory are three fix mala Wag- on loads of ammunition, one of eras, two ambu- lances. and one commissary 'wagon ; iH,IMerai soldiers, 150 negroes, and 300 horses and mules— the negroes and mules being stolen. Baing With- in six miles of a largo force of the entpftjF, Col. Parsons had to burn 15 wagons and the camp equi- page of the enemy. ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 August 1862

THE TRIWEEKLY TELEGRAPH VOL. XXVIII—NO. 68 HOUSTON. FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1862 WHOLE NO. 3563 CITY ITEMS. The baggage master of the Central railroad is certainly becoming more stringent than ever. He has now limited a lady's baggage to two trunks, two band boxes, one large looking glass, one yel- low dog, ope Canary bird and cage, one terrier dog, oue mocking bird, seven loaves of bread, one bag containing a oat and klttena, fourteen smallpaper packages, one flower-pot and plant, one slate, one small chest of drawers, one basket containing sun- dries, and one black dog outside the car trying to gel on board. Certainly we ought to have an opposition road, so that people would be accommodating. Now is the time to clean out cisterns. The late shower furnished just enough water to enli- ven the dirt In them. Clean them out.andputln one barrel of pure water, and then wait patiently for the price of some other article to come down. You win not have to wait long. A block of stores will soon g...

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