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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 15 March 1883

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. Continued from Second Pag. Fifty-First Day's Proceedings. house or representatives. Avstin, March 10, 1883. House met at 9:30 a. ni, Speaker Gibson and a quorum present. I'rayer by the chaplain, Rev. Dr, Reading of the journal dispensed with. At the request of Mr.Parsonshou.se bill 610, to amend the act creating the .count v of Rockwall, which was cre ated out of the county of Kaufman, was taken up, but, on account of the absence of Mr. Hushing, of Kaufman, was postponed. House bill 49, to amend the act, amended by act, to create the otlice of public weigher. It provides that he shall subscribe to oath and give lond in the sum of $2000, and be liable for damages for failure to properly per form the duties of his olllee, 1'here .are to be five public weighers in Sal ve ton. Mr. Taylor moved to print and make special order for 8 p. in. Mon day. Carried. The house refused to concur in sen ate amendments to the bill reorganiz ing the fifth, seventeenth and ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 15 March 1883

r V. v.. THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. What does tbe Austin Statesman mean by Baying that some members of tbe Texas legislature Beeni to be actuated more by a fear of Wash Jones and his following:, than by a sense of duty to the state and their constituents. Is Mr. George Wash ington Jones so potent in Texas poli tics as all that ? Galveston Print. No, Mr. Jones is not potent in Texas politics. He is unlit to be a political leader, for he is as dema gogical as the veriest political fraud in Texas. Wash Jones Is not potent, though some may think him so; but there is an element a Demo cratic element, too that may become potent in politics, and it will assert its power if the organized Democracy of the state continue to contribute otlicers who adhere more to persons than to the people. With increasing population the Democratic major ity in seven years has fallen off 55.1X10. Judge Ireland re ceiving in 1882 only 48,000 majority, when Coke iu 1875 received 103,000 maioritv. The percent ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 15 March 1883

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. Bad Boy. "Gosh, but that cider la made out of mouldy dried apples and sewer water, and he took a handful of layer raisins off the top of a box to take the taste out of his mouth, and while the grocer charged apwk of rutabagas a gallon of cider and two pounds of raisins to the Ijoy's pa, the 1kv pro ceeded: "You see pa likes a joke the beat of any man you ever saw, if it is on somebody else; but he kicks like a steer when it Is on him. I asked hnn this morning if it would not Iks a good joke to put some soft soap on the front step, so the Utter carrier would slip up and spill hisselr, and pa said It would le elegant. la is a Democrat, and he thinks that any thing that will make It unpleasant for ltepublican officeholders is legitimate, ana he encouraged me to paralyze the letter carrier. The letter carrier is as old a man as pa, and 1 did not want to humiliate him. but I just wanted pa to give his consent, so he couldn't kick If he got caaght in his own ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 15 March 1883

c 71 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. ' - . - - TEXAS. TIIUSRDAY MAR. 15, 1883 Jay Got'LD la out on his lines, and he may take In Texas. The Austin County Times calls the Statesman a "shoulder striker." Taris wants the branch of the lu natic asylum. A committee of its citizens will urge its claims. TnE Statesman feels gratified that, in the adoption of the Gibson bill, its opinions in relation thereto received the endorsement of the house. It hopes to be more largely endorsed by the same body. In the estimation of these senators who stopped circulating the States man, the state ought to be made to pay alone for-such papers as do not differ with them. Out of thorty-one men there are, so far, six ungenerous enough to ils.su me this position. Col. IIaurt Uilmoue, the noted rebel scout, died in Baltimore some days ago. He was a noble man in private life, and the bankers and mer chants of Baltimore are going to con tribute a fund of $10,000 to be used in the education of bis three orphan children....

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 15 March 1883

,'$E STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. tUSHDAY MAR. 15, 1883 The Only Way. (Ft. Worth Gazette. ' Members of the legislature who ex press tears as to the result 01 me next general election and who can see In their mind's eye the banners of the peniocratic party trailing in the dust, ire admonished that the most certain rvay tofnpee success is to deserve it No Tested Rights. Dallas Tliiivs. J The lessees of the penitentiary have no vested rights unuer uie leasts. Ihe legislature having the power to wrpetuate them, nas me power 10 innul them. The question Is simply. hall the supremacy or the people be artered to a ring, because that ring ncircles the constituted powers of the tate? mm Legislative Competency. Sail Antonio Express.) Th nmtxMition of the memlKjr in Ihe lower house at Austin, to give the roposed railroad commission power a compel intersecting railroads to lake connections, if he means con ections by trains, shows that he is Dtally incompetent to legislate upon ailroad matters. Tha...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 15 March 1883

1 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. TIIUSKDAY MAR. 15, 1883 .LETTER FROM NEW YORK. Cattle Shipments How Steamer are Loaded With Cattle Liquor Tralllo In New York Its Alarming- Increase Dull I Times, Bat the Spring Outlook Good. f From Our Regular l'orresiuilnt. J H kw YoitK, March 2. 183. , The shipping of cattle to -Europe . from this country is a growing inter est In which Texas takes a liiir inter- st and Dlavs a consoicuous part, in RiinDlvinu' a liberal share of the bo- 1 vine freight for Atlantic passiige. Dnrino- the last wefk the English steamer, Katie, built expressly lor V freight anTTlOTiirtiger trade combined, iNMMln Ivinir at her Dier on North river receiving her freight to ie trans ferred from tlie new to me oiu worm. Few Deonle are aware of the extent i of the cattle trade between this coun- J try and Europe, or of the ilttings of a largo steamer for the carrying of live stock across the tempestuous At- ' lantic. The Katie is one ot tne lar gest steamers in her line of tr...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

r the statesman. AUSTIN. .... TEXAS. TERMS : Hlrurie Copy, pr year Clubs of Tn, to one Poslomce... Chilis of Klfte-!! " Club ol Tweuty ... - 00 . 17 60 . a on . 1 SO Secretary Foloeh baa asked for the resignation of Haines, collector of customs at Brownsville. v. mi n 1 1 i minuinn nuvnutnid uro louble the interest on the n ial. debt, and there is a patriotic Aiming to add a few more millions o intension allowance. During the sessions of the forty seventh congress, just closed, the total number of bills and joint reso lutions introduced in both houses was 10,650. The reports of debates cover 10,715 pages of the Congres- sional Record, having a total of 1ft, 000,000 words. Ton Ochiltiiee Bays that despite the judgment ef Uncle Sain against himself for default, he will draw his salary. There are some ten members of congress, he says, who are in de fault tothegovernuient. Among them one senator figures for an $8000 judg. ment as surety for a defaulter. Tom 8iys he will proceed to draw ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

7" 7 V j i THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. TIIUSKDAY MAR. 22, 1883 TltUTn at least should emanate from the chief executive's ofllce. GoKRiNOKsays that Secretary Chan dler is the "well-paid servant of sub sidy Jobbers.'' Tjie Statesman feels sorry for the little fishes; and Its sorrow for the state is a thousand times as great. The skeleton of an enormous ani mal has been found in W joining Ter ritory. , The jaw measures eleven feet. It must have leen the great great ancestorof aGeorgetown editor. There Is talk of displacing the like ness of Gen. Jackson for that of Gen. Grant on the two-cent postage stamp when it shall come into popular use as prepayment for letters. We trust this will not be done. California has brought suit against the Central Pacific railway company, to recover nearly 82,000,000 and Interest. This suit has been brought upon instructions by the leg islature of California. Wnr did Treasurer Lubbock rush frantically to the newspaper reporters and say to them he had no...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

1 7 i I L. niH- STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. Continued Frum Second Taste. J com. This Miould be sufficient to satis fy tbe demand, excepting those who ex meet to live lo toe uduw ol IU wlls. As compared wllh what other sUtee umve .doae for universities, the endowment It most UrUa. The university ol Vlrirlnls, I belore 1870, only ud u income ij. u Der '. nd since tnsi t1"." i'" year. The WMDingvou ity n "ever J n00 " 12;0u0 !cr mnnura. The eodowmeutof the university of MlchlKn yield an annual Income of lea lhan 4 Out). The Invented rapltal ol Urard university I le lhan taOOO.OOO. But the friends -r our unl- yerslly ssmoieu uu w u ----ventfin.mnd amid the noiao and cim. I union that prevai'ed there, slipped a -i.t iniA the Democratic platform de- mandlnif the further endowment ol the university out of the public lands or its nroceeda. I have been, and am allll, will ing to lve another million of acrea, in the Incitement ol the senate worth ti.OOO.- 000, the Intereiit on which will be aul...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

V STATESMAN. f AUSTIN. TEXAS. tlUSRDAY MAR. 22, 1883 TEEMS : -'nvle Cunv, per year pax of Ten, to one I'tnlofflca iiiiin of Fifteen " ..... iu! of Tweuty " " t i 00 . 17 SO . & on . U 50 With two and a half millions in its treasury, it would be bud for Texas to 1 Polked. That is why the bond of the treasurer is to be increased. Thk Chinese are beginning a sys tem of retaliation. The Introduction of American yarns are now not al lowed Into the ilowery kingd tin. That the time of, Wiggins' storm i passed, and that the wedding of nator David Davis is over, are mat in upon which the prcs-t. hm reason 7 ;el gratified. The courts of New York have de i idtl thitt a passenger in the street cars must pay his fare by putting it in ibox. or bo subjected to a forcible Removal from the conveyance. - Look out for a vacancy in the treas ury. The official bond of the treas urer is going tobe increased and Treasurer Lubbock has already put himself on record as going to resign under such continge...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

""mil- SPECIAL TELEGRAMS SAM SABA. SMcialtoTho Stutesmar.I San S.vnA, March 20. It has bi-en cold enough lor the last two days for ice and f roat. Vegetation was killed, but fruit is very little damaged. Swollen streams prevented us getting mails some days last week, but they are now coining in regularly. COUsICANA. Another Long Felt Want to m Suv plied. tSHciiI lu The StaUiiMu.l Corsica wt. March 20. -The .r.jr nal isout with irospttis. thrwcu inguswith an evi niiiiT. du'y rl with all the Litest diKpUehus and commercial news; "That having placed the Journal ainoug the fore most weeklies of the state, it will be its editor's pride to make this com pare with leading dailies and supply a long felt want." The editor says he is not a creature of impulse, but that his energies and will powers have been thoroughly tested since he has lieen in this place. FOKT WORTH. Sporting Events To be Sent to New York Violators Fined. (Special to the Statesman . 1 Fokt Woutii, March 20. The match race ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

6 J J I T TIIE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. Tiik university of Pennsylvania is enlarging its veterinary school, by adding ta it a chair of veterinary anatomy and pathology. It la said Senator Edmund's income from cases in the United States su preme court amounts to over tlfty thousand dollars annually. The executive office turned public slanderer! Think or it, and let us reflect upon the fact as indicative of the littleness of its occupants. There can bo nodoulit now that the confidential clerk or the governor Is paid to prepare libelous mutter for publication In filthy thumb sheets. Ex-Senator Sprague has a bran new wife; and he has got that same little shot-gun fixed up for any fellow who may hereafter attempt to play the part of a Conkling. 'Treasurer Gilfillan, who re tired from his responsible position, has bevn in the treasury depart ment for seventeen years. He began on a twelve hundred dollar clerkship. Rei'ResenativeHolman istalked of strongly as the Democratic candi date for ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

NT . r ) L THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. OUR WASHINGTON LETTER. Washington, M;trch J To the Editor of The Statesman: ff A few days after the adjourn ent of congress news became a marce commodity about the federal r;itol, and the able correspondents were la a bal way for matter to send t their papers; but, not to I outdmif entire ly, the rumor of the atterupte I assassination of james o". blaink, Reporterf In the Kx-::l press a few days iWoru, was carefully woiked up and elaborated as onlv a Washington iio hemian can do. Mr. Ulainu was called upon at his palatial mansion in the northwest by scores of reporters, all of whom he received in his usual pleasing way and gave them a detail ed account of the causes which led to the assassination story. The ex-secretary said that the whole story was a ridiculously alsurd one. The report was printed in a local paper when the reporter who wrote ft knew it to be false in every partic ular. The fact is, he stated vehement ly, that I did ride with...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 22 March 1883

HE STATESMAN. J. AUSTIN. TEXAS. TIIUSRDAY - - - - MAR. 22, 1883 DEPARTMENT KOTES. Thing Seen and Heard Around the Offices. Tba treasurer took in about $10,000 through the mails yesterday, for lands. Hard work among the clerks at the land olllce is all that is going on there now. Adjutant General AV. II. King is absent from the city, to bo goue sev eral days. The Houston and Texas Central railway company yesterday paid the comptroller over $-0,000 as taxes. Messrs. Jas. II. Raymond & Co. fHterday paid into the state treasury, or J.K. Smith & Bros., of i?t. Louis, twenty thousand dollars on lifty cent , lands. The comptroller yesterday deposited -fWith the treasurer ten thousiintl dol ' l.irs to the common scliool fund, and Torty thousand dollars to the credit of lie general revenue. , The ' Iutlepcndent Farmer co-op-r.-'tive publishing association of i'atrons of Husbandry, of Jewett 1 .eon county, tiled a charter yesterday. The capital stock is placed at one hundred thousand ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 29 March 1883

EJwar! Srdcn V If THE STATESMAN. AUbll. . TEXAS, TERMS : Htnrle Copy, per year 9i no CluMof Ten, to oun IVdofnue IT So Cluha of Fifteen " " 25 00 Clubs ot Tweuty " " Si 40 Mil. Talmage, while on his south ern tour, should l)o induced to lecture in Austin. The executive ollice is still existing us a correspondence bureau for vili fying those who differ with the gov- It is said that Folk's defalcations are so ramifying in their connection that it would not surprise us for tjfient to reach Texas. , Tue Mexia Ledger of Manh 16 auiiears in uiuuriuug iur lua uetxrasnu i - : r i, . j . . j editor nd proprietor, the laineuted J. W. FiaPpum. Chicago has organized a cremation society, with" capital of f00.OUi. That is nothing; a cremating jjTl? in that city, some years ago, cost a hun dred millions. When one in position wants an or gan, the evidence against hi in is that his acts need bolstering, and then the character of the organ selected dem onstrates tha uah'jer of the man in position. " ...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 29 March 1883

I II K STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. TIIUSRDAY - - - - MAR. 29, 1883 (Continued From First rage.l influence any senator here. The sen ate and house are also integral parts of this government, and while 1 have voted for and sustained, and desire to sustain the executive while I have deprecated the attacks made on him about this lease, because 1 feared they were not deserved, still I say right here that I will, while Benator, vote on my own convictions of right and dutv. regardless of who differs with me. I have been a lifelong Democrat, but always on principle, and my no tions of duty require me to now op pose this lease. t?o iar irom injuring the administration, the rejection of that lease would give it strength, for it would result in the saving of millions for the state, and promoting humanity in the management of convicts. Our late governor will tell anv one curious to know, that 1 declared to him when that lease was made, that 1 would never vote to ratify it uuless my con' vii-tinna...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 29 March 1883

TIIE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. (Continued From Socoud Page.J histr-third Day's Proceed ing-9. SENATK. Ai stin. March 24, 1883. Tha sunate met at the usual hour, Hon. A. W. Houston pressing- and a quorum present. Traver was offered by the chaplain, Rev. Dr. Kinoot. On motion of Mr. Shannon, the jour nal was not read. MKS.HAGK FROM TUE HOOK Announced the adoption or the free conference committee's report on the judicial district hill. Also, passage of substitute senate bill No. 84, to regulate the condem nation of property in cities and towns for the purpose or opening, widening or changing public streets, avenues, alleys, sewers, etc. Also, senate bill No. 127, to reserve and set apart 320 leagues of land here tofore surveyed for the lenelit of the unorganized counties of the state, and such organized counties as may have located their four leagues of school land, or any part thereof, in conflict with valid prior locations and surveys, or which may from any cause fail to get title to...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 29 March 1883

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TEXAS. THUSRDAY MAR. 29, 1883 The editorial conduct of the Statesman will remain unchanged. Mr. Cardwell, who has shaped its ed itorial course for over twelve years, has not severed his connection with the paper, and no such severance is anticipated. His labors will be as earnestly as ever devoted to the suc cess of the Statesman. r,.,M-vTi v Kn:it.r Edmunds is " prosing for the presidency. TiiRaubiect of international free trade is revived in Australia. If ac complished a federation is expected to follow. Earnest patriots, who sigh for the day of the ox cart, vent their splewns mralnst railways. Most Texans want progress. ' Tiikre is u bill before the legisla ture of Arkansas which proposes to tax residents on property owned by them in other states. Mexico sets examples in civil serv ice, which might be copied with au- t.Unt,.r in Txiw. The fattest -men - -are named for public position. Secretary Foloeb's bad health makes it possible he may resign his cabinet...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 29 March 1883

SPECIAL TELEGRAMS Marshall. March 20. Mrs. Scott, wife of ex-ltepresentative Scott, of this countv. died Sunday in Xew York, where she had gone for medi cal treatment. The remains will ar rive at Marshall for interment Wed- (i nuling on the Marshall. Jefferson . Xorth western railroad has been suspended. Bastrop, March 20. Saturday night at a dance in the country, near here. Charley uiumore, cuiurwi, hui nd badly wounded Logan Thomas, &Lso colored. Thomas wasshot in the 'mouth, two teeth taken out and a part of his tongue carried away, the ball lodging in ine roor 01 nis moum. The difliculty resulted from too much whisky. Thomas' wounds are not thought to be serious. Work on the new courthouse began this strode Weather very chilly; business brisk. Galvestov, March 20. A diversi ty of opinionxists as to whether the city council is Invested with authori ty to issue five per cent bonds to the amount of 8100,000 to aid in carrying on the harbor improvement, until an other appropriat...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The weekly democratic statesman. — 29 March 1883

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TEXAS. TIIUSRDAY MAR. 2J. 1883 Tim stock of corn on hand in this country March 1 was 680,000,000 bush- iU Gov. Cleveland shows fond ness for pardoning repentant criml nals. When "will the commission decide where the new lunatic asylum is to be located? It Is Sunday morning, and our bat torim urn liiuilml for discharge on an other day. The Stati Beekeepers usK-liition Kiu.ti In frKlnnpv on thu 17th of April next. The governor wants a rt, and the Statesman will keep an iye on him "until Tuesday. The legislature seems determined nnnn flrlnir n more attenuate lond for - i the state treasurer. The murders in the United States last year averaged two a day, the exe. ciiuons two a ween. Senator Coke ought to come over to Austin to say thank you, before the legislature adjourns. The route has been surveyed and work begun on the telephone line be- ' ween Denlson and Sherman. Chicago packed 4,223,000 )iogs in the year ending March 1, being a de crease of 878,000 as compa...

Publication Title: Weekly Democratic Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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