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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

mTTT? OTATrOAf AXT I of JLLXiiJ O 1.2VXJZ&jM2-L' ! AUSTIN. TEXAS. TIIUSRDAY JAN. 25 1883 ) McTeatk Day's Preed.lnsi. SENATE Austin. Jan. 16 1SS3. The senate met at 10 a. m Hon. A. W. Houston president pro tern and a quorum being present. Prayer by Rev. It. K. Smoot: Al- mighty God we Liens Thee for the kind Providence which has brought us toe-ether this morning: and we pray Thee that we niav have the fear of God before our oyes. We thank Thee our Father that we have seen this day and we pray that Thy blessing may be upon this body. May Thy benediction be unon the heads of those who shall go out of office this day and may the rich blessing of God bo upon thosis who shall take upon them the fearful responsibilities and duties as public servants before the people. May they feel that the powers that be are ordain- ed of God. Biyss them and guide them and finally save them for Christ sake. Amen. Heading of the Journal was dis- pensed with on motion of Mr. Tray- lor. REPORT OF STANDIN...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

Continued from Becond fag. and affection rather than those of law triveio promote rai-li other unpiu-HS. atlsrrauie ludeed must have Ihtii the lot of eirnKtHl familiea in bouth Carolina where our chairman nays no dlrorvet were per- mitted prior to tir. A minting girl ai Is sometime the ea marries a brute believing him to be a gentle- man limlead of affei-llou anil kludiieiM she rert'lves abuse aud Injury at hit hand. He heaim eurva on lier head he drives her with blows and stripes from their home. Does rea-toii and Justice or does auy miml nubile policy say that tins iMr womau should be denied any relief front thin unfortu nate marriage aim ue lorever uarrea irom uie rmlit to form oilier family tics? boimtiines wivei commit otlenses against the marital relations that no man of any self re- spect could condone or forvlve. loea that sound public policy demand that men no situ- ated should for the remainder of their iluys live as social outcasts wifeless and Iioiihm.-vh? The laws of So...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

Continued From Third Page. the proposed lease of the penitentiary. Referred. Mr. Rogers of Nueces presented the petition of citizens of Live Oak and Nueces In favor of the proposed new county of Upton. Referred. Mr. Lee: Bill to amend article 2111 revised statutes relative to fees. Mr. Durant: Relative to maximum rates of railroad freights. Mr. Fisher: To repeal chapter 57 enteral laws of thcseventeenth legis- iture of act of 20th of March. 1S31. and. prescribes regulations for indict- menu in certain cases. Mr. Foster of Grayson: To amend articles Cw'J 560 reviseil statutes and repeal all laws in conflict. It relates to conveyances of realty as separate property of wife and proper acknowi-elm-ments. Mr. Moore of Washington: To amend article 1721 revised statutes so as to tlx compensation of tax asses sors at 6 per cent on amounts under 82o.0UOand 3 per cent on amounts over S20.000. and for the county tax 4 per cent on amounts under $10000 and 3 Dor on amounts over $10000. Mr. Crame...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

J A I V TIIE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. THUSRDAY JAN. 23 1883 HOME FARM AND RANCH. The Farmer's Dog. Why should the shepherd be called the farmer's dog? First Because if properly trained a collie is worth three " men at driving and herding cattle Bhecp hogs or poultry. Second Ther are vigilant guardians of the master s . property always watcniui uigm nuu day. Third They are kind to chil- dren know who treats them weLL Fourth They are excellent ratters and will generally make their master's premises an unhealthy place of resi dence for sill vermin. The Scotch collies have been purely bred for so many years to a useful standard that it is just as natural for them to drive and herd stock as it is tor a bull dog to take hold of its ad- versity and hang on with its usual tenacity. It is no great trouble to break a collie; it only requires patience. It is necessary that they should be worked regularly more especially when young or in the absence of the master they will take it upon them- s...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

i f ( V I I- THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. THUSRDAY JAN. 23 18S3 The Express wants a railway com- mission provided for in this state. Senator Morgan declares there is not a clause in the report of the tariff commission above suspicion. Lorne and Louise have sidled from Charleston! South Carolina in her majesty ship Dado for Bermuda. -GrttANT is reported to have secured i uen. Longstreet from being disturbed M UUlvCU OltlliCO lUOiSiKU v. UWIU. TnE wages ot all employes on the road between Galveston and Houston "have been cut down and many have left the service. Col. F. W. James of the Bryan so- called Agricultural and Mechanical collesre. has retired from the instita tion ti become a banker. The legislature of Tennessee put itself on recond for a tariff for reve nue only and th"e Democracy of Ken tucky elates over the declaration. liss Fleury a New Orleans wo man known on the Italian stage as Alice Urban is to-day pronounced the greatest prima donna in Italy. ' The bill introduced to...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

7". 3 Oaf. J (A THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN'. - TEXAS. BErORT OF THE REGESTS. The following is a summary of the d report of the regents of the Univer- . Bity of Texas which the state depart- ment reporter of the Statesman id permitted to publish: Austin Texas Jsd. 8. 18S3. To His Excellency O. M. Huberts Governor of lexas: The regents or the University of Texas In comDliaoce wllh Ibe cl of to leglala- ture approved Marco 80 1641 lor estab- lishing a university hsve tbe Honor to report as lollowi: At the dale ot the lormer report to your excellency tbe board of re genu wu ' constituted of tue geutlemen arranged In classes ma required by tbe university act and named a lollown: Fir.t class brnitb. RarBdale T. D. Woo ten. Second class Aibbel Smith J. L. Camp. Tbtrd class T. M. Uaiwood A. J. Edward. . Fourth class. B.B. Hubbard T. J. De- Tlne. Of these regents tbe following gentle- men have resigned to-wit: J. L. Ctmp it B. Hubbard T. J. Devine and A. . adwsrds. and In their places bavo been a...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 25 January 1883

N - . 8 - " a " " " a ' ' ' I a "" " ' j 1 EiiltEfiilli Twelfth Oay'n Proceedings. SENATE Austin' Jan. 23 1883. The senate met at the appointed hour Lieut. Gov. Martin presiding mid a quorum present I'rayer by the chaphun: It is a good thin? Oh Lord our God to grivo thanks to 1 bee in the moriiiujr and seek Thy jruidance durinjr the day "We feel th:t 'l'liou h.ist laid tha prin ciples of government tlrt-p in the na ture of man. muu Hunt orswiutti gov-rum at lor Thy priory. The ma 1 lairaU- is Thy servant for the extcu f tiv nf law. for th ix'-.u-e of society I . tmJ fur the tfood of state. Make this r- senate ftvl that m l"ilators they are i rrv)i)onW)Ie to Jhee and may they I wvk guidance ut Thy hand. .May they I - have viidoin eTranli.iL. In the busi ness of this day in matters of state and benevolent interest may they do for the best. I'reaerve their health bless their const it ueacy and preserv the common wealth in jieace and pros perity tor Christ a sake -vuien. PETITION. - By ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

It is sow about time for some one to introduce a bill making it a penal offense for a state officer or a legisla- tor to ride over a railroad on a dead head pass. It was not intentional on the part of tho Statesman that the name of Assistant Attorney General Burta of this city was omitted from a list of xtate officers published yesterday. In the cahe of Chalmers vs. Man- ning w uich came up before the dis- trict court at Jackson Mississippi the judge directed the jury to bring in a verdict for plaintiff. An appcn1 was taken to the supreme court. It Is understood that Commissioner Walsh will rule in relation to the fifty cent lands that a simple file doe not hold good; that vested right cannot apply until surveys are begun- It is a fact that no money Is spent until survey are begun for the file is nothing nioro than a declaration of purpose to begin at sometime to ac- quire land. Toe Galveston News in It state press column asserts that the States man favors tho removal of the branch ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

2 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. TEKM3 : single Copy pr year Club ot Ten to one Firtt office. Club of Pilteen " llulm ot Twenty " f -.' 00 K ao 21 oo Xi M THUSRDAY - FEB. 1 1883 Thkt are going to have an elevated rail wuy in New Orleans. Savannah observed the anniver- sary of (Jen. 1L E. Ia-v'a birthday with a military parade. The tuoot frigid day of the winter for Gov. Butler was that upon which Hoar wan re-elected to the senate. Tiik Breuham Banner wants the state and not speculators to reap benefits derived from disposal of the school lauds. Dakota wants to be admitted into the Union and the Republican are anxious to put her in but a little mat- ter of repudiation claims attention and she will hardly be admitted until this affair is settled with satisfaction to her creditors. Miu I'll enow eth's railway com- mission bill is still in committee and now the plan is to send for persons and papers. Considerable time will be so consumed; and then it is said the senate is so constituted ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

Continued From Second rc. Fourteenth Day's Proceeding. SENATE. Austin Jan. 24 1883. The senate mot at the appointed hour Lieut. Gov. Martin' presiding and a quorum present. . I'rayer wast offered ly the chaplain Itev. Dr. Smoot. On motion of Mr. Stratton reading the Journal wm dispensed with. No petitions were presented. REPORTS OK STANDING COMMITTEES. Engrossed hill. Mr. Martin chair man reported the eorrect engross ment of senate bills Nos.2.9.8laiid 91. Judiciary No. 2 Mr. tooch. chair man reported unfavorably on senate IU1 Xo. 121 relating to the hiring and emplovlnir of minors ana senate inn No. 97 relating to the fees of grand jurors. Favorably upon senate bill prov id imr for fees to attached witnesses in criminal cases with amendment that witnesses attached for purpose of tes- tifying to general character of defend ant snail not be entitled to lees. Kecoiuuiemung that senate bill No. 21. prescribing tho suthciency of bail bonds lie upon the table another bill on ttie same su...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

Continued From Third Page. debt shall never exceed fifty cents on the one hundred dollars valuation and no county city or town shall levy more than twenty-five cfnU on the one hundred dollars valuation except for the payment of debts in- curred prior to the adoption of tliis amendment and for the construction and repair of public buildings roads and bridges not to exceed tilty cents on Uve one hundred dollars in any anft year and except as in this consti tution is otherwise provided. Mr. Davis I oner a substitute ior the original resolution and amend ments. Mr. Houston There are alreauy more amendments ana substitutes Dendinsr to the resolution than are in order. The Chair The question is uion the third sub-division of the amend- ment of the senator from Anderson. Mr. Houston This is a matter of serious importance to more than oue- half of the counties in the state that some action should be taken similar to that proposed in the original reso- lution. The resolution has already been...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

Continued from Fourth Tjge.) ' living near streams and other waters but who are excluded for many miles from these waters by those occupying the property immediately oa the stream. It would seem to amount to a public necessity and that every few iulles there should be access to these streams. I refer to my remarks on taking tne oath ot office lor my views on ion subject with the further remark that all persons whether owning property or not within the boundaries should be required to contribute THE BLIND ASYLUM. This institution with a few addi- tional improvements seems to meet the public demand. Like the management of the peni- tentiaries I am unable to se why the oculist for that institution should not be subject to the superintendent. The superintendent is thrown In contact with an ollicer that he has no voice in appointing: or removing. lie does not feel it his duty to look after his siitordInate. nor does he indeed feel at liberty to speak to him freely even when asked. The ex...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

r- 7 i - THE STATESMAN. ! AUSTIN. TEXAS. TIIUSliBY FEB. 1 1883 v. i.v ii Kenna succoeU S uutor Davis of v-t Virginia. The Drt'W:tl(jnists keep a standing army of lobtyiU in Washington. he sHBUUTORS have lnn j.rved; now let the legislature fwrve the university. When Gov. Cullotn takes the chair of David Davis there will lie an ach ing void therein. The Louisiana Jockey Hub has postponed its meeting lwcau of had comlition of the track to the 30th. 1 UK St atm an is unalterably op posed to the regent of th university being permitted to part with the title to Its lands. Thk North Carolina house of rep- resentatives adopted resolution- Sat- nirday instructing the uUUi'o con gressmen to vote for federal aid to educational purposes. The Chicago Tribune calls upon the Illinois legislature to pass a law re quiring tile drainage for country roads. It is claimed that the laying - - of the ordinary farm tiles on each side of the road bed at the depth of four feet and from twenty to twenty-five ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. (Special to The Statesman. Oatesville Jan. 23. The recent cold snap and snow were very severe in this section and considerable dam age done to stock Is being reported hero. Mr. W. V. Cox of this con nty lost eighty head of sheep and J. M. Boggett 175 ; both flocks were pro vided with rood shelter but the sheep piled up and trampled the weaker ones to death. Other smaller iosv uui definite are reported. The weather is lovely now and business good. Special to Tba 8laieuian.l Tyleh Jan. 23. The negro woman mentioned in our special of yesterday as being so severely burned on Sun day morning died last night from the effects of her burns. S. II. Chambers' stock of dry goods and groceries was attached yesterday bv Leon & II. Blum of Galveston. Liabilities not known. The Claire Scott compiiny made an attempt to play Leah to a large audi- ence here last night. The acting was horrible and universally pronounced one of the greatest frauds on the road. Special ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 1 February 1883

Continued. From Fourth Page. SeTFntecnth D.j'i Proceed. nr. SENATE. Austin Jan. 30 1883. The wn:iU met pursuant to adjourn- meiit Uelit)uteinuit governor prenM- lnjr alul a quorum prtwunt. Thtt chapUiu offered prayf r. On motion of Mr. bhannon the sea- at ruoord was dispensed with. So petitions were proaented. JltPORTS OK STANDING COMMITTEES. . Stock and Stockriising. Mr. Collin " chalrmiui reportMl favorably on sen- ate bill Xo. tfi providing th mati- ner for takiny up mtravs. Judicial Liatrict. Mr. Harris i chairman report! favorably 8utti- tute house bill No. 8. to restore the jurisdiction of the county courts of I'arker Uvalde and Ked Kiver and to repeal all laws in conflict tnerewiw itoads and Uddst. Mr. Vvrry chainiiau. rf porUxl favorably on sen- ate bill No. 38 deaijfnatin? who shall work public roads and tixinir the period of time they shall perform aurh lalxr. Public Iluildiiiff and Grounds- Mr. Peacock chairman reported favorably senate bill No. M2 provid- ing for the rem...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 8 February 1883

J w XVIIIth Legislature. Eighteenth Daj't Proceeding. SENATE. Austin. Jan31. 1883. The senate met pursuant to edjourn- inent Lleut-Gov. Martin presiding Hint u quorum present Prayer was offered by the chaplain. On motion of Mr. Peacock reading the journal wan dispensed with. Messrs. KUlx-rg and Houston were excused the former indefinitely on ac- count of sickness the latter Thursday iih Friday owing to business that re- quired his absence from the capitol. The sergeant-at-arnm was further excused on account of sickness in his lamily. No memorials were presented. UKPOHTS OK STANMXO i'OMMITTEES. Constitutional Amendments. Mr. Gibbs chairman reported favorably with committee amendment senate joint resolution No. 10 relating to tax- ation. t'liiims and Account. Mr. Iraylor chairman reported adversely upon the memorial ot Mrs. M. A. C. Wilson asking au appropriation to liquidate public debt certilicate No. I'll the comptroller having authority to issue new certificates upon satisfactory ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 8 February 1883

. ....--.. ..... .. - - Y 2 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN". .... TEXAS. The SanG Francisco papers an charging fraud against the city gov eminent. Wno are getting aa thick as leaven In Valambrosa? Ixwk at the lobbies and view therm . Tub senate labored yesterday on the fee bill which is in the nature of special relief for County Attorney E T.Moore. The senate will paw the bill They are getting thick u leaves In Valambrosa and the public eye la bent upon those wUe legislators to see who may falter in honeot oonvlctiona shared by the people. Gov. Irexanp's determination to do all in bis power to provide for the insane is most commendable. To not provide for them however to in its nature a great public crime. It is in order now for the state treasurers of all the statea to ask for investigation. Treasurer Lubbock wants the atato to be informed that Texas has not boon Polked. Ajtkk investigation a special vote of thank ought to be extended to Treasurer Lubbuck that the state treasury is intact. ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 8 February 1883

THE STATESMAN. Al'STIX. .... TEXAS. TERMS : Single Copy por year 91 00 Clulx of Tro to oua 1'irtlotUc 17 30 Club of Ktftwn " ' V Uub of Tweuty " " Jt 40 T1IE EXECUTIVE MASSIOX. The legislature is contemplating an appropriation for the improvement of the executive mansion and unless the proper caution be taken in expending money for such purpose any sura so appropriated will absolutely be thrown away. The mansion was built twenty-seven years ago and it. has already done the service usually expected of houses. The state could well afford to robuild it but this not being a" neces- sity it should provide for such reno- vation ad will make the house suita- ble for the purpose contemplated for probably tweuty-seven years longer The proposition is to appropriate forty-five hundred dollars for renovating and retittiug the mauaiou when in reality it will take that sum to pro- vide it with proper furniture when renovated. To patch up is not the point. There should be a complete overhauling of...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 8 February 1883

7 J THE STATESMAN. AtrVn.V. - - TEXAS. THE ECONOMIES OF A SYSTEM. We publish a rather lung letter frQift a gentleman who has studied e question carefully on the subjwt of fm schools or more properly a free rx-hools. Profiifisor Hogg the writer i. not unknown in Texas and his devotion to the cause of education nhould lead at least to a careful peru- sal of hi letter. Tlwt fiM't that he lie- long to m hcIiooI of educators who would establish n showy ayateiri one with htwts of salaried ofli- ciala h being one of these superin- tendent who lately Hubscribed to the ilaldwin greatest educational thow cn earth leads us to take what he presents with mu;li allowance to even fear that he warp his argument to apply to the system presented. Of eourae we are r'vidy to admit that the system as it in. is lad; that through it too much money is diverted from the children and given as perquisite to individu als; that there .- a very loose w;iy about the whole affair; but the very same objection appli...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Democratic Statesman — 8 February 1883

Continued From Becond Page. lrt. nJe piyl1 th governor to be ....r..1.i i ill ld. and ooilntoi e l lor tLI kunni ana lmirtlal pernrniDi i hi ilunr. aol uvb ueaub officer hn bohl bi p alllou lor tba term ol tmo vr. -uhWl bowevtr io remov il at ut tiuie by lb governor wbeuever la blJi lKeultbe j-ubllo ood J. uiaod tucb r Dinvitl. Akticlk O.TOg WbeiieTer quaran tine la ueuUred by lUe governor or by oy county or torpuraie authorillea In Ihl. atale. Il bll be Ibe iwj of aucb autiioil lea loreiab- llb qiunoilna imluu. r ttloi. wbrre auy eroa liny be Ueialoi-d t-r ucrj.mitior nine in um "'" Ol ibe quamnliue ollii-er lb public a.el may Utuiauu; r v.ue.l tbl all coun and n.uniulpal q iarautluo bail beu or dlnate. aul.iei t 10 anil rrKUlaieu by aui-h rulet au.l reirulatlna may be pre- acrlberj by ibe uovernor or aiale nealtn officer. AKTICLR 4'9"b It laI be the dut iin.. h..iih ..m..-r of tbia al-tlc. count) on In Mutuurliir. the cae ui .jr be t. iurni.h ...r.una tletatued b tbeui at auarautl...

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