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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

Sae T3 ress,o. FGOS "Prove All Things I Hold Fast that which is,, Cood." l'UOPIUETOlt I. H. JULIAN, SAN MARCOS, II AY COUNT Y, TEX A S, THU RSD AY, , A UG U ST,' 16, 1883, N0. S7 . CO L. XH' Ma Free Press. ibUshcd Every Niiirsdaj by , ISAAC H. JULIAN, To bom nil Letters should be Addressed. OFHCE-East Side of Plaza. . RA TSSOrSUBSCRIPTlOir. ryer,lo aduc tJ 00 U,H monlbi BATES OF ADYBR TISIXG . A Mtwre, one insertion f I 00; each addition- ,1 Insertion nnd er one month, 60 cents per auare. 1 mo. 8 mot. a mem. 1 moi j " ! j :v i ira y colra. $ 3.60 ft 6.00 5.00 1 T.00 S.Of ! 9.0H 7.00 I 10.00 12.00 I 20.00 30.00 S6.00 f A.OO 10.00 l'j.no 30.00 .10.00 60 OO 10.00 1600 30.00 so.oo EC .00 76.00 Bwlne Cards, one inch or loss, one year, 98 00 Cr4 1" Business Directory, one year, f3 00 Ugl end Transient Advertisement will be rtirg One Do,Ur per 1W for lhe flret ,0" rtlon, end Fifty Centi per qure for each addi tional Insertion. A aqnare li the apaoe of one locb. Fracllonal square will be co...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

SAN 1IARC0S FREE PRESS. 1 n, JULIAN, Publisher. BAN MARCOS, TEXAS NEWS IN BRIEF. Month. Thk Nftnlivillo Cotton Compress ami ahedn, Nashville Tenn., wore burned, together with 400 bales of cotton and a large amount of bay and gram. Loss $05,000, fully insured. ""Tue sheriffs pesse which was routed by a band of outlaws they were hunt in in Yell county, Ark., with the loss of two men, caught and hanged a farm er named Coker, who led them into the deadly ambush. A posse in Arkansas pursuing the outlaws from Montgomery, a ell and Garland counties, tamo up with the Daniels brother in tho monntains of Berry county. In tho light which en sued, two of tho pursuers were killed and tho desperadoes escaped. A vessel eluded the authorities at Bal timore and entered the port with four cases of yellow fever on board with a log showing four deaths at sea. I ho vessel was at once towed out of the harbor. A panic succeeded tho discov ery. . . .Ex-Treasurer Tolk of Tennessee, was sentenced at Nashvill...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

MUCH-MARRIED. .... ow who asshad .Mm BMbudt-Falr 1,0 lVonprcUofthsTssth. .. Dyer'a residence is situated . .three mlps from Peninsula, a S o on the Valley road It is a tier of common report in the neigh whood that the lady has been a bride nine separate and distinct occasions. T?,Initttrimonial reporter of the Her Vi..i.f.il forth to seek out and inter this polyandrous wifo. A few T'cl questions of a Peninsula citizen winchtout the desired pointer con the habitation of Mrs. Dyer, & a drive of twenty-five minutes 3ok fhaeeekor for truth to her door. The house is a weather-beaten old structure, hoilt on the ancient plan with the side Sward the road and the door midway Eetweon the ends, opening into, the Mfiompany" r00ln Mr8, Dyer' wk? Te" C i a nn wna rinf. fltA vioi'ftn 'P. ..-i:.ncia th ft vnnnc man lirtrl irav. lcd twenty-five miles to 6ee. . She is . iDpnrontly about sixty years of age 'j, exact data on this point were ob tainedand looks as if she would com fortably survive he...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

Luiee Press. ISAAC tt JUMAiT. - jJ3aitof. rA.r jvtA.B.ooa. 1'eXas. "TmmsluYTAr'nrsT i. ma. lu tmMri1 ALL tt AlT.rt!i!4 ftU Hcsteb uow has a pdstofuVo. Cor. DxawLMhe new probiioul of the Luuntitf Aijlum board. A move' i being made to oroct a larger and better pavilion at Galveston on tho Site of the old one. A mf.An icauip tho other day nt Now jSraanfols shot a boy who was bathing. Tho wound w a very serious one. Tfsa State Fabmf.b is tho titlonf A now ml bahosdnie agricultural monthly. Terms Way-edr. Address tho State Farmer i'ficiiug Cd. Fort Worth; Texas. Although tho vote is very small in nearly .., f tl.o Stuto. tho telegraphic uis ilohes indicate tho success of the amend- I cuts'. Tho Vote on tho Amcudincut. Tho toUl rota at this place was only 107. Tho amendments all carried by fair propor tionato majorities. At Kyle tlwy all prevailed nave that to acctlou U of article 8 which was defeated by T totes. Tho total vote was til Durto wont nsaiunt tho amendments by a uniform voto o...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

Free Press. MAKOOS, TEXAS. XnUKSDAY, AIKIUST 10. 18rt:i. pjriiter Ssatrcla All til AlrsrUilfij la ttii 7-, til " " ill ItfWi " . . i fiaal d 6:e:S Scrllern S&M TIME TAliLiE. ANTONIO DIVISION: BOCKO 0OCTQ. MAIL. 11 SO A. M 11 10 P. M .11:30 " Ad yiucoece PP JilsVABcb-: Stm Br.uaftl. jio Anioolo.. 4.-00 r. M. 4:40 " 4:61 6.1 " 6:41 SSI . 8:U0 P. U. tirat, . 11.49 , 1:10 .. 158 ...l:6B . 3:16 BOUHD NORTH. MA II., Ant)n Hiiichtct iwj (AS MARCOS Bontfr.. ft HrtunfcU. . 4 00 P.M. .. S:J0 " .. K " ., a " ... r.io - ...3.01 " 11:10A.M. 10:30 " 1016 91 65 10 8:65 7.45 ...1:63 . 13.16 fn Antonio i. ..union to the above are two expre. trains from So Antonio connecting at Auitln with th Cen tral for GalvtMou. Ibelr lima at Sao Marcoa la at BOUND SOUTH. 6:35 A.M. NORTH. T:55 P. M. HOVCjB NEWS. 'inemjjedaa AjauilH jno oi pJflO q HI ioXJiq iMdg -g mujo qt uo -soaa f ianva HiTO SO A1A3IH1 J aOid AOqt ( sop jod it ijrajojom tt au3id)l iqI Fa ; "ll Po V ci Mild jaauoj 'OOTJ JldlIR P1H 0'B 0 u poo...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

Till: GALLANT COIVVOY. Oh, It wan a gal'ant cowboy Who LttJ travt'.ed f row afar Cu the outboru expoouro Of a hoi,' and cattle car, Jimt to be a Lol 1 roail-agont, As iu booku road-atfeuta are. llo'd a Bocond-band revolver And a nix-inch jack-knife, too, And ho wore but one Muspeudor And a hat with hold jabbod through, Aud be bought a utory-papor, Just to tell him what to do. Thou he made a call of buninoHn Ou a leading tenderfoot, And obHtrved, "My goutlo pardnor, Til relieve you of your loot, Hoolovtoyourdigita, Or I'll be obliged to nhoot." Hut aroae with ire niali'uaut That uugontJe tenderfoot, And impaled the gallaut cowboy On biH patent box too hoot, And ho cauHod him through tbo gloaming Liko a whirligig ta scoot. A SHOT IN THE DARK. It was a 22-calibre, and carried a leaden pellet about the size of a pea. It did not look very formidable, and in fact, it was not, but when Eva put it into what she was pleased to call her pistol-pocket, in the rear of hei dress, she felt as saf...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

DEAR AND DOU. .,u.utloMl BittU With I'anptrttd Tml. A well-tnown gentleman of. Little Rock purchased an enormoxs black wr. A friend -who beard of tbe onrciiase vent to tbe colonel of course he was a colonel and said : "I hear that you've got the biggest tear in the country." "Got a whale, let me tell you." "Well, I'll tell you what I want. I've got the finest bull dog in the south. I Lye a hundred dollars for him the other day. and up to this time he has pipped two bears. I want him to fight your bear." "I don't believe ho could whip bin1, "Yes he can. A large bull dog can vbip a bear any time. I'll bring him over to-morrow." Next day the . gentleman and the dog called on the colonel and the bear. The bear was cnainea to a tree in a grove, and when the dog saw him he wanted to eat him without further ceremony. ' " "Here," said the colonel, "I don'i ant the bear to get away after ht chews the head off your dog, so you'll have to hold one end of the chain." "Blamed if I do. I'll tell ...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 16 August 1883

THE OKIUIXAL HOME SHEET HOME rjoa uowaao rArse. f Aa orliclosllv wrlt'rn tb famous steg bjJJonn n rd laynteaa M follow J Kl.l pleasures ' ps laces though ws rny roaro. It. it ever e humble, ih.m'a oo place like home. A charm from the aklae inmi to hallow us tbare, (Like the love of mother, Surpassing all other,) Which eeek tbruuu lb. world ia ne'er mot with ''"'iheVa'a a spell In tha ehede, Wbr our Infancy played. F.en stronger than llu.e aud deeper than despair. a. eN, (row homa, splendor dmld In vain Uh I give many lowly Ibeltued collage aealn. The bird, and Iba lambklnt tbatcaioa at my call. Those who tismed mo with prldu, TboM who played by my alda, fi Jve me them, wlih tbelr Innoeence. dearsr than all. riiloyau!ib.alacM through wblrh r roam Inly wall my h.arfa auiwl.h-thara'a no plwa Ilk homa. a rcsi.unsD ar rirna w wtw 10a w IBM. V'd pleasures and palace though we may roam, h- 11 ever so bumble, there' no pUoe like home. A charm ftom tbe skies seems to hallow u there. Which, e...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

Sail Marcos Free Press; "Prove All Things I Hold Fast that which Is Cood." PROPRIETOR, vol. xii. SAN MARCOS, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST, 2 3, 1883. NO. 38. Free Press. l'ublldhed Every Thursday by ISAAC H. JULIAN. To whom all Letters Bhould be Addressed. Of Flee-East Side of Plaza. RA TSS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Oosyear.lu advene fl 00 ., months ' 1 1 fores mootbt " 11 RATES OF ADTSRTISISO. One square, oue Insertion $1 00; each addition. 1 V. .A . - ... 1 mo. 1 1 mo., g mo.. H mo. fTJu.re 800 0 1 10.00 " 5.00 t.OO 10.00 15 00 ' it 6.00 0.00 11.00 90.00 ?..olm.'. 1.00 10.00 90.00 90.00 .. 19.00 90.00 90.00 5C.00 j it 90.00 36.00 60 00 76.00 putli'v w r - Cards in Business Dlrettory. one year, 9 00 Lsgal and Tranelent Advertisements will be taugti One Dollar per equaro for tbe flrtt In mrtlon, end Fifty Centi per square for each il. Hoosl Insertion. A equate It the space of one Inch. Fractional squares will be counted at full sqiaret. !,al end Business Votlces will be charged ten c...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

SAN MABCOS FREE PRESS, 1 H. JULIAN, Tubliaher. UN MARCOS, TEXAS XKWS IN JHUKF. x:aMt. Coincident with the knocking out of Blade, John L. Sullivan started a whisky saloon in Boston. On the open ing night 10,000 Uostonians, blown with prulo un.l flown mm inHoi.co fmnnn Xmv Yorkers In presence of 10.000 JSow lorKCM. m ssr Till f. in tho third round. The ;.,(, nt dm lnnr woro nearly 2-10, nnn Tl.n cnrviVnn of 100 T)OllCemen ,inrTiir,1 nffcssarv inside tne garden and twico that number outside. ?. ..For thoyar ending Juno 30 last, the New loi li Lienin.i rumumi n cross earnings of 28,'.)2'J,1 11.72, .upon which Xew York state levies ?HJ,0i. 22 as taxes. Capt. J.-D. Kiiouks, of Salamanca, N. Y., a .swimmer of somo note, having a 'life-preserving armor patented by himself, who in 1877 dove from a stag ing 100 feet high, near the ferry land inc at Niagara river, now proposes to use his armor aadgivo a $1,000 bond to swim the rapids ami whirlpool. . . . Uie shoo factory of Charles AV. Clement...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

' Jumbo' Story. jnuibo wa born on the west coast af Africa" v. w-. J jj8 consequently now about 22 Utrs of age When still a little baby t fgS CaugUb uuu vumcu Wiu cap tivity, liis first destination being Par- U "i Iia urna L-Pllf. until li A mma four years old. Ho was then purchan i uZtha Zoological Society, of Lon. tn England, and removed to their -aniens in mat cuy. xie amvea mere Tjane, 1865, when he was placed in charge of Mr. Scott, and has been bis constant ana epemui care ever since. H was then four feet ten inches in hMtrht. and did not weigh one-third much as he does at present. In addition to ' his great size, there jre several peculiar physical leautures jut Jumbo which have excited much curiosity among naturalists and imve leu some eminent scientists to Anress the opinion that he is not an lpDhant at all, but' that he is allied to the old and now extinct mastodon W . T 1 1 1- il 1 species. An ins va.cn mere is a aeep bollow,where in other elephants there is a large conve...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

Free Press I3AA0 H. JOilAH. Editor. a i apt majvooh, fnitAfl. TMITUSUAY. At'OUBT S3, 183. I .ST.Iltl AT Tllfc riWf OTVICT. AT . UCO I.I AH AltlD CLAIM M .J Trftur. M boon ft uumlxr of cam of j ..i!ow fever t I'oiuuwoU, Florida. Jhixik Jfrkvuii H. Iaok. drulrtcnt rU a J trUt, mii.1 S,..T Urjr nf Htato under Italian, twin, diol rihT HU.lidydntltt 10th IdmI. T:'E PrJ-tibut ttit l rhrty lira U.in4 ft flna timj iii.iid tho griiii! noonerr of the Yellow Ht'ino region. Thk Tmnph rnAwwn In oue of dur now eulwutfo-t, tin U iromiHin rftPcr conduct ml by Mr. O'Uouobun, formerly wo UlioTe, of Nni.-tr. V.'AHiriiniSK A (jo. i rt iirdfeKHOit ddvertiR agency of New York, who aJvertine a remedy whM. tlioy call "Salycilica," are ,uo fr.tuJt, uot rrgnrJing tbeir advertising contract . Tun great teiotfraphio utriko ha proved a failure. Mont of tho Htrikcrs have appliod fr their formor iositiouK, and tho applica tion km heiuj granted an fur as practicable. AtmcM from lodinnn, Illinois, and tho Nin th Ke...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

Free Press. MARCOS, TEXAI. XHUKSDAY. AUGUST 23, 1883. iiional &ni bed Mm Unal gXrT ANTONIO DIVISION: BODSD BOUTB. All 11.J0 A. V, 1M0P.M. ..11.30 " . 11.49 . 1:10 " ...US " IINIH 4.-oo r. h .4:40 " 4:61 ' fi.U " 6:41 tat " )auhA- iBrauulei. $.t Antonio... ,..1:M " . 3:15 " 8:00 ?. 1C. BOClfD XOKTB. HAIL. iirun, . uric a.uui.. I'll) " 11.10A.H. 10:) " 10 U :R1 " 8.U S-iiABCOi...J:M ;; Hunlr......; J;"1 Antonio.... Il.li SO " .45 " MM i. .Edition to ID nnove are two eapresa train from Ban Antonio eonnectlng at Austin with lb Cen tral for Glveton. Ihelr time At Sao Mawo ti ai follow: : i .i B00KD SOOTH. MI A.M. ' NORTH. T:MMf. .M. HOME NEWS. ripe for watrwork ar reported to b 'banted' ami DI1T A Bro., oo lb a dorner, bnvA I. ....a th (nllowlnt- Di-loo-currenl Rood till Bent. 16. ' Too ikonld benr In mind Ibat they Are eab price: 10c Lawn, figured 14 yard for 91.' 10c Peque, white, corded U yardi for $1. 10c " figured H yerd for AI. irc Cocblco Lawn 10e per yard. lie French Cbevlott...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

THE WILLIAM 00 AT. ,Miy ha I Aw illku goat, And li W- m jft; H follow-il Mry 'rouuJ all Ny, And likeillu-r! juuj't M! He wcut with :v clo..l outlay, Tim tA..-li(-r Li a Hiiia out; It uwlu Xha thiWrta gr!u, you know, To havu the Ron: about. JJut tho..!l oM V!.ao:;c:. kickd'ho out Wtetili Jio UuKCifeJ t;--.r; lie waited Just oi;!Mo tho door Till Whiickein U;vl pr. flicn WJ!iu '" t iacot LUI4n Ho rauhU level ltt; Ami mot him just UhlaJ, you know, Down j'nt Ulov tl.a veft. uld Vha?i;em ttrr.t.l a uotnorHanlt. Tim Kht i'.)1 hli l.fl, Anil Mary UukLoJ l.vr-i-M mo hid; Shu haJ to K'i o U.l . . ST01HI OF IS5(. T Heroic Arts of ( !' Al.eMi.ltU Mil Hli Mm of the steamer Star, in the IMt o! a Storm. Whilo in Xcw Iberia, in Hay, I sidled to Bee my esteemed old friend, Capt. Abe Smith, who is paralyzed, udhasina great measure lost the aso of Lis limbs. He anl ins wife live in New Iberia. Ou the 10th of Augtufc, I80G, a jlorm struck Last Island, situated on tho Guif coast south of Terrebonne, gia...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

HE SEVER GOT LEFT. .Strftttar F'r' ProTtd Ills Kaprraa. lurst amartatas. Ho was nu clilerly man with a wel jeveloped uose, a partially laid head Uj dimple in his chiu. lie was ridiug on a Penn avenue car, and, iimnebbe only occupied two Beats, be bad all the conversation of the car tolumseu. t "I never got left in my life," hp -nntinued, looking severely at the tonngnian with weak eyes and a smell of tobacco in his clothes, who as probably a cigar mater. No?" said tho young man. No. sir; I may not be very hand anme and I am not as active as I was ten years ago, but I can take care of Qjyseil hjjuiudk uio luitst vi till. Yes. sir." lie took a chew of tobacco and transfixed it on the jagged remains of bis western eyetootli. Ihen he went on, with his eye on the young man to vatch for any feigns of incredulity or weariness: "I studied law when I was a young man, but 1 uau to quit. Your conscience, 1 suppose began the young man, mildly, while the motherly old lady with the market basket ...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 23 August 1883

1IKTERIE OF A BACHELOR. i Ik1i. In attitude dejected, I . till beil-llma ml rt'.ried f)n undr Utile thlriRl eonnrctid Wlih Jy departed Uf cattl" In ll erected tvbeo tndr.baried. !r plainly now each fratnra Ot dully Perkins, pretty creature I A I hool In pit uf frowns f teacher, I tried l win ber At oson-tlme ofun I'J beseech br To share mj dinner. Mi' I clear her ber plate, and fondly lick It, The chicken If g. bow clean she'd pick It, And bolt her pumpkin tle ao quick It Oar one lha shivers 7 lirn alia would steel behind thicket And kit Bob Klveral ,n I ili'iii. alien I bad grown aomo older, Ami. maybe Just trifle bolder I tunt ilatlld Horn and told her My leve'e eompletnes. hiic' J loan Iter bor boad upon my abonlder, And call nio "Iwoetnaaal" let all along that fateful summer Mih won tko brart of each newcomer Mechanic, printer, tinker, plumber And crowned with laurel, .:o married a Cincinnati duuioior Uf shaky moral. T!;en when my wounded bear! grew better, I courted tbo Widow S...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 30 August 1883

Sao Marcos Free Press 1. H.JULIAN, "Prove All Things I Hold Fast that which Is Cood." PBOPIUETOU. VP" XIL SAN MARCOS, HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST, 3 0, 1883. NO. 39. Free Press. Published Every Thursday by ISAAC H. JULIAN. Xo vhom all Letters should be Addressed. OFFICE East Side of Plaza. HATES OFSCBSCRIPTIOX. Oaiyeir. In advance lii month " fires months MABTIW SJIWZIE, "WHOLSALE AND RETAIL .....,.j(Tu RATES Or ADVERTISING. On square, one Insertion ft 00; etch addition. (jlnMrtlon under one month, 60 ecnli oer eauare. 1 mo. 3 mot. 6 mot. H mot ffanare I t 0 $ .00 , 4 I 5.00 1 T.00 ; ; 6.0C ! o.oo I t( eolin f.00 13.00 90.00 10.00 30.00 35.00 ft S.00 10.00 13.00 30.00 30.00 60 VO 10.00 15 00 30.00 30.00 6C.00 75.00 Butlne.s Cards, one Inch fir less, one year, 8 00 Ctrdi in Business Directory, one year, $2 00 tgl and Transient advertisements wilt be riirged One Dollar per iquare for the first In- MrtioD, and Fifty Cents per aqnare for each addl llonsl Insertion. A square I t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 30 August 1883

SAN MABCOS FREE PRESS. t H. JULIAN, Publisher. SAN KAROOS, TEXA8 NKWS IN BKIER i:um(. A remarkably well-executed $5 gold piece, which actually contained 4.63 worth of gold, was stopped in tho Bos ton sub-treasury a few days ogo. It is said to bavo been 80 well executed as to place experts at variance and to make it a dillicult question to determine whether it was made from a die or by superior casting.... rrof. Peters, of Litchfield Observatory, near Utica, N. Y., announces tho discovery of another 'asteroid." It has a bright light of the ninth magnitude (very small), and ap pears to move so rapidly that it must bo a cIoho neighbor of tho earth. Vtt. The street-car officials of tit. Louis, Mo., wore arraigned on charge of vio lating tho .Sunday law, but the jurors decided that tho charters of the com panies forced them to run everyday, and that cars had become a necessity to the public. . . .The Sheriff of Hutch inson, Kan. rescued a ranrdcrcr, named Texas liill from tho hands of a ...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 30 August 1883

I .. Kill. ehAKia That liu.TLI. 1" hi Hah as Well as Oilier. Ibo fato of Captain Webb at the ' ftancholv interest in similar occur 01 luagaiit umuijj anucuuu u Laps, a correspondent of The Union as been at pains to furnish the fol loffing in relation to Bam Patch's ex ploits in this place, clipped from a Jjtj paper of an early date. SAM PATCH'S LAST LEAP. We aro often requested by trav el and others to republish the par ticulars of Sam Patch s last leap from the falls, dub not waving in our pos session any newspaper files of tha year we are unable to do so. In an Ler to an inquiry in our daily yes terdav, Mr. Henry Scranton, of this (jty, lias iurmaiieu uo irom ma pn loan took place on Friday, the Cth o November, 1829; distance 100 feet, He went down in fine style, and rose n the surface amid the huzzas of the multitude. The number of persons present was estimated at 7,000 to 8 000, The last and fatal leap,which took place one "week after, was adver tised in the Antimasonio Inquirer...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
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Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — San Marcos free press. — 30 August 1883

Free Press. ISAAC II. JULIAN, Editor. SAN IwIA-ROOa, TEXAS. VmJKSIMYi AUGUST 30, i-;.NTJililii AT TUX I'OHT OMCZ hi MAKOOB TKSA8 AKHKCONU (.XAHH MATTER. J " Snmn hlight premonitions of miller Wttuthlf. J'.xOov. IYiwg of Tcsm died ftl LnmrrtHe on Siimliiy night ugod 72 yearn. Smart. The Onlvestdn News copies our account of the Ktonu at thw plttco lid credits it to the "Sun Antonio Free Press." IlEronT to the Oulvoston News from 33 different portions of Texas represent the ijotton crop cut tiliort from one-fourth to one hulf by tho drouth and worms together. A fuw places report cotton almost an entire failuro. Wu nro gratified to learn that Tctm F(trtn and lUiwh, published at Austin, Texnn, will nipnr lifter 15th 8eptenibef as a Semimonthly. Tho price of the paper Will remain the is . . . M l . Ti same m heretofore -omy x a jear. . com. an H page, 48 column paper, devoted to the .,eJ fa the hackneyed manner of those who farm, rauoh oud home circle. it Ktnt J'reCt IVnert CooPEB onco sa...

Publication Title: San Marcos Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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