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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 7 September 1873

V HOUSTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 7. 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. HS DAILY LCTJRY J. H. BAKER, PSOPBHETOB. KDtTOBSl J. H. BAKKB, J. H. WILSON. S. caiSHBOBOVOH, Bates of Sabseription: DAILY* kkbcubt, om tea*.... 00 Jurt-T MSBCUB7, Kx Month# * ^CilLT WZBOCBT, Three Montba. 1 « - D.4.ILT MEBOtTBY. On* Month. 100 > ^ WBBCLY MXaeCTBT, Om IMr Bates <f Adhrertiriaf. DAILY. Ixoa $14 00 $1800 jsisvsa,%s. JU1 articles ft* pabllcatloo abooM be addressed to the Houston Mbsoott. _ All ActmtlMaaUi tad Commniricattopa on tmelaeM .bonkl W att#**# to the Bortneaa Manager. OorapUaaco with these nriee will laawa inmt m IhfMfw OalTwtnn MaH i-i*~** w '■ "■ flalrmtrm Mall dtoaaa M tM a. m. and tJO P. K. Kev Orteaoa Mall infirm at j a. «. and SrOO p. *. Wedn^adayaad Friday. New Orleana Hail efeeeaat 9M a *. day and Friday.. and 0:30 P. S> Bduuhl* vi Central Mail arrtrea at T 4)0 P. x. and 8 a. «*. Central Kail oioaea at 8:80 a. K. and *:M *. K> except Satarday. ( iTitmiMtoT**1 i Great No...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 7 September 1873

•I. "/• / ^=jj - 9 - M§£ CUIIY BY TELEGR I, T, 1813. IS TEXAS. / jted editor, erst of Louisiana, South-. - : GALVESTON, S^pt. Or - Editors Houston Mercury: I send y#n certificates of nier cessarv. C. W. Hueley, Mayor., 5ton, Sept.Ti. led merchants hereby certify, itstft^ae&se and careful ex- s| that no yellow fere* or ~ and exists in our pr and farther,:llB^ the general of our citizens never was better. fc E-s- upon that point. He in Bhreveport, La., a a ntfSsife* w 4ekrs,and, we err, sold the material mil of his paper in that toJfcEforsoa—m>fc Shreveport, them in an- he named abolition paper— tion, he ' ml±T ell acted wel does not ,, Aangi ,tho and the South- Tele&mm appear to do a l*jmd jbotli i>apers t excellent typographical It might even be that the Bhi^veportf fames owners, as it bears the evidence of success on its face. gentlemen-'who think Louisiana—their native'Irome^is as good a place as Texas ,torun a SMf '-f- S. Heidenheimer & Bro., Leon & H. Blum,...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 7 September 1873

-as • \/-;V y: •••' •• -hi | ' - ■ ¥i; v-*- -- LOURY i&p * -. - \ f i3®0®3 I S m [ 111 Jig SUNDAY SEPT. 1,1813. mSK-SER. 8, 1W8, v AKES AT a w, PJCBCTY * oa. JHWELBES. 81 HilX STREET. G o'clock, A. M .... Utffltek.il ... ►'doc*. I... I o'clock, P.M. « o'clock, P. M Li—LJJi Fahrenheit. ra 87 93 90 Reading Matter on every Page. The Hew PoUen The new police station building, on Looteinna street, between Congress and Preston, is being pushed forward vigoronsiy by the contractor, Mr. TOm Williamson. The walls are nearly one story high already. Mr. Williamson is confident that he will be ready to hand over the keys to the city authorities during the first week of October. Aa examination of the work already donq, me in the most ns that it is being done i manner. The first or ground Door will contain the court room, 20 by 25 feet, and three cells, 10 by 15 leet, which will be separated by a hallway, 5 ix feet wide. Hie entrance from Louisiana street is through a hall, 12x20 feet, from w...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 7 September 1873

ftt Ctf AS. N. SOBTOX. a iw hectic tint' Cue leaf * grors an<l orchard takes; f.gam in^oaf; amber broira, h.ml wanders where have died the flowers, Tha piiautoa thistle—down. ,, 'A growing old, s its breath Is cold: Its n~>cu bored i Aai dissolution i Let hs go fords, _ Winks now the And winds iha em White Ai Let us t | Where plflpH Po him vrl When Srtt A passion thai i are nearlf run. dear old mau, are sere, of toe, woodland wild ;90, newthe chad, his bosom woke ae?er spoke. : y a Ml many ft year has flown. Kach wish its grki and joy; Thv te>j has w%9 manhood grows, :J. iad thou srt wtm the bay. A ad yvt aao&ert w«U nigh speo-$' Sfe A year to thee; Another ,-won to jo in ite dead A year of ysuth to Be. To ihee, a somatiung left behind. A #m of riper daya resigned; To :ne a something gained—a dower 01 m&nilfiT purposes and power. Twas Spring when first thou led'st mo here, To me 'twas doubly Spring I -01 then limped, full and dear ; rh. ScweiB thfla bkjsscmicg i i A...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 9 September 1873

• • ■ . r • ' • \ . -: ■ ■■.. ■:• - - . ■:. ' ■ . - •'- -'.- ■-. • ' • - ■ ■-.,■■ ' . : - - .<•■■■ ■ " ■ .■ r: . ■ ■ :- .. . '■ v '.-- ...-- - Kr, ■„- ~ z-f- * -* • \ . •• •• ^ • - , ■; i .,- - -• •*.-.♦• , -Z'--* v „ v ■ * - 5 - -- '-; - ' ;t -V t? ' - : " ae rii* - ■PI . Sllll >3/0T ,. ^ 1 m *• ***' ■ -=5^5? ' 9 .-*sS * i* uilCl ©£ja > ■"'{+ 1 > '-l? ' " > i- • -^v "-.* j , VOL. V*-NO. 313. HOUSTON, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER ! 9, 1873. ■ - PRICE, FIVE CENTS. DAILY MERCURY ,T. H. BAKER, PROPRIETOR. KDHOSSt J". H. BASSE, J. H. WILSON. POLITICAL. •*. *. GH KTBSBO BO UGH, SHf DAILY XXBCUBT, Oh Tear 00 DAVJt wnavsxj** Mostfca..—*4.^-#* DAiXiT MEBCUBT. Three MonthfcL-, „ • Tf DiH.Y usoroi, oe jfeaafc. 1 m wheel*mbbcuby.omtear too Bates of AdTerUslnff. daxLs. iHoo|&iaooi«ao 00 • ibm. SftrtfRSftUE *auftr«a{ fate*. ■ AH articles ftsr publication should bo addrewe* to tb Houston MxBCtrar. All Advertisement* aad Communication* on taKtMM dwald be aftfremsa to the Bu...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 9 September 1873

1- a E^SjHC- "f K-~-"- ra^fssP fS%Ife ' - aga&a 5| v. . «H5 ■■i"ii I " ;.-• ' g^i -k aass SEPT. 9, 1813. o every P«0f. ^%^/\%^A,vv.'VvNrAA *v ■* OF OUR CUT. -• *' lg the alarm obtained since tlie order . Peete Quarantining Galves- ,has not increased in ForjM' past two days fire interments, were under ten Galveston, of that excellent, requested ' -to send thlSfcl Houston physicians they could person- • its saiiitary condi- the same mcil, with the view .^Jiaiantlne* bfc- stwoeiiaea. * v " ji Thar visit was satisfactory to . and tended to allay incitement prevailing amco;g ■ caused hy the exciting, Telegraph, Wepub- w&m on ; receipt of issued a called meet- F the City Council for this it 10 o'clock, convinced - and Mobility, and RjMlic*! Barbeow, On Saturday at the barbecue ground^ crowd, snoflbr col Tracy, Davt4:Kuby,^j d one Efbl- landv aUcol«ied ma%: and otters spoke; Holland making the speech of the occasion. Governor Davis expressed his determination to challenge Qoke to a...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 9 September 1873

DAILY MI®CURT Life in fionsfo*. TTTESDAY SEPT, 9,1813. TB5SPKR.A.Tt'RK- SEPTf. 8, W*3. TASKS AX C, W. Pi&Iy A 00.. JEWKLBBS. n MAIN STKSST. 6 o'clock. A. M .. iJootoci. H 8 0'eleek,P.M.„ « o'clock, P. x... Fahrenh.it. r-v :•■•••• g * s «...*•■ a«< w ...at Reading Matter on every Supeifiae Schaidam Gin, fresh importa- tion, JaairecetYed at H. H. Babketts A "Woes to Wobjosg Peoklb op Both ShxeS —-Mechanics, artisans, factory hands, and people who work for a living, find it very -Jiftkmit if not impossible to keep the hands free from stain. Hand Sapolio will not only remove e very particle of stain, and what b called "grained in dirt," hat it will also fceep the skin soft and pliable, render- ir^ the Action as quiek and oaay as is the case with those who do not per- form hand iabar. It is only 10 and 15 cento a cake, according, to fuze. Every mechanic should we ifc ooastscntly in place of all other <£&•?*« •e-rt&ssr —■—>.+*••...—?- ■ Poiinurnnia.—Xawrence. L. Cohen...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 9 September 1873

mm I - *31111 i ■ •: V- . v>sH s!t * a -^*>i '•Vf. j .1 •ept. 2. 1873. ;. embrace a style goddess, Fash- arbitrary mandate on it; therefore it is ' lo her cob? 1 appreciation of grace f, by the promise she '* season of those goods so ; winter, and attrac- i wear. of dress jyt any decided ■ will maintain kueh as cask- | I'eto and em- Alpaca of gOOd ft-reatly in demand for :.s3e£ like biack,silk, this (materia I is always fesh- able for deiai-toiletfce. Fashion frowns on all fignred street wear. The polka dotted and delaines, and small I m bright colore, 4>eing re- ietvsd for children's dresses. The fancy wfil still prevail for quiet tones, not the feded tints, but rich, dark shades, navy blpe, the olive browns . and greens, • brown bronze" and plum. It is propheseed that the favorite color will be a "blue, of so dark a shade, popularity the Eedingote, waon Eihowing an endless j-of material to be mamrfac- othis popular and con- ,~.fc garment The camel's, hair or the vigogne g...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 10 September 1873

■ - - ■ : 1 VOL. YI—NO. 4. HOUSTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. DAILY MERCURY J. H. B-A-KER, proprietor. . «■ — KMTOKM: jr. H. B-AJKER, J. EL WILSON. ^ISXilfSOfrOPQH, Bosineu Muaier. Bates of Subscription: UAILX MjeWTDBY. One Ye if ....$10 00 DAILY MXBCUEY, Six Months.... 5 33 DAILY MBBQUBY, Three Months. SI* daily MKBCCBY, One Month. 1 00 VKHJ StEBOURY, One Yen *00 Slates of Advertising. $8 00 $8e daily. ' cn EKCH. Ail articlesfor publication should be addressed to the Houston Mxrotbt. • All Advertisements sod Oomnmnisationt on business should be addressed to the Business Manager. ■ ■ Compliance with these miss will insure promptness and prevent errors and delays* Arrival anl Dupaxttw of Halls. lii reitcii Miil arrives at 9:00 a. K. andS:00 t.n. iaiveston Mail doses at 0:00 A. K. and «;S0 .«. I . N Orleans Sail arrives at 9:00 *. *. Monday and 5:00 T- K. Wednesday and Friday, SewOrtaansMaS cloeee at «:< * *. day aed Friday., sod 8J0f. *. Bsta...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 10 September 1873

Rills ;:s;: •:••...-t> . ••>*•• . * r m E®Eps3 * ?%:".::• !1&KS LT SEPT. 10, 1813. fayors. BY TELEGRAPH. —— PROM AUSTIN. Subsidy Offered to the Interna- tional Railroad. ; proprietor of the Mebctjuy, * in Austin, was the recipient ay favors from Cabdwell proprietors of the Their office to onr composi- sanetum was at all us, and nothing was upon their part to assist i finishing to onr readers the latest items of news. As newspaper men and gen- their superiors do not ggg§;: ' the telegraph, r. D. Byan, the 4-nstin Man- r of the Telegraph Company, himself to be the best in Texas. Never before has there been the same demands made upon an office in Texas that was made upon the Austin office. The entire press of the State was represented, and the dispatches to too Mebccby and News were and more lengthy than before sent. Messengers kept in 'the Capitol, and hourly dispatched to the with copy, bat no matter fast we poured the copy in him he was always on hand, his office kept open...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 10 September 1873

m : T * DAILY MERCTFRY WEDNESDAY SEPT. 10,1873. ATURR—8KFT, 0, 1173. Uftf, F280AT k 00JEWELEB8. a M.UH Fahrenheit. .M. on every Pa^e. Life is Houston. Dnahes Here and Them by the Mercury'* —John Collin a sold twenty barrels of Plant's Extra Flour to a single customer yesterday. The customer was a consumer, and evidently knows where to get good breadstuff. —We saw yesterday a very beautiful por- trait, enlarged from a email photograph, by our talented young friend, T. J. DonneOan. Wo understand that Mr. Donnellan contem- plates making this department of art a specialty. —There was no rain yesterday for a wondor. —Warm days and chilly nights have pre- vailed for the past week. —Slothing new from W3der*s knot-hole. —Judge Duncan, tho new City Recorder, has made a favorable impression. Jail Detfrerj. _ From the County -Three ara Recaptured, The names of tho four prisoners who suc- ceeded in escaping from the County Jail, yesterday, aae William Lindaey, Jim Hooper, Pat Scott and Tom Hoop...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 10 September 1873

. ... HA VSST55«. f;r-r! tHl I ::•• I i s RESlll i*Msnr Kyita golden grain, ooiaea tlia loaded wain the fields of wheat and barley; with the sunset's light, shades of gold ao bright rough the oaltec bunches gnarly. Now it win# o'er wooded hill, Now across the rippling rill Wend the fanner's nchest treasure; Tsli a&fe garnered 'oeath the eaves Hr.rvest store of golden sheaves Waits the .sturdy thresher's pleasrare. Softly on our Kngering ears, Through the lapse of many years Fails ths sacred promise given; 'Till the earth ahaii pass away, "Till Use bright eternal day, •Till the rocks in twain are riven. i6 scenes of war and peace > time and harvest shall not cease," t blessings upon blessings heaped; changing, still remainetfc, tile the Lcrd in glory reigneth. Harvests shall be sown and reaped. In the morning sow tfco seed, And at eve the outstretched hand, Gather faith for all thy need From the leseoa of the land; Forth the sturdy reapers go, Bringing in the golden grain ; Th...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 September 1873

" '■ '■ ' ' -V ■ • V 'C:". & .C % ' f|Si ? ■;• JSHiSSiM? * \ -•- ^ - " '- '" . V rS -• \ \ • ;:„ - • ^ . ' i \ «.'•-*-«Gf- *"•*** •** wytu' fm 3P®SBXPw HOUSTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER PRICE, FIVE 7 - ' DAILY MERCURY j. h. bakee, PROPRIETOR. I w EDITORS: j. h. BAKKR, J. h. WILSON". K. R. cheksbokough, Manager. Rates of Subscription: oaILY amOTBY. One im $10 00 DAILY MEBCTJBT, Six Months 5 35 DAILT JCXBOTJBT, Throe Months. 3 T5 daily mescurt, one Month.. l oo WEEKLY UBBOUBY, One Yew 3 00 Bates of Adrertlslng. DAILY. . jl KO. ok a uses. j jT5 Sxos- $14 00 Svos. IS voa. $18 oo'$so oo 13XOS $80 00 Daily and Weekly X on Mly ratea. Every other day X of Drily rates. Weekly X of Drily ' All articles for publication should be addressed to the Houston mbbcttbt. AH Advertisement* and Communication* on business should be addressed to the Business Manager. Compliance with these rules will insure promptness sad prevent errors and delays. • \ rrival and Ekpartort ofllalU. ■tajveston...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 September 1873

C-T^ DAILY MERCURY BY TELEGRAPH. THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 1873. Reading Matter on every Page, W HAT SHALL WE BOTOBESAY^D? I ^Health of New Orleans. Reports to Dr. • Jr'f* Peete, IP? ■ Of Gal- Men «ko live is the South la- tor under wanj disadvantages, la most of the States, citizens are taxed to meet the inter- swollen into mam- ions by carpet-bag ents, the officials of which their stealings, and when power pass away, as pass they must, they return they came. How many t carpet-bag politicians hold sway in the South? number is reduced, and the that knew them once knows 'hem no more forever. Our people have endured pov- erty and suffering. They have been brave and borne their bur- dens unmurmuringly, as Lee did, thinking that they staked their on the Confederate struggle, were defeated, and had no right, as they had no disposition, to take j part in the management of Gov-" Dr. Peete's Dispatch to Hon. Mayor Scanlan. Oalyeston, Sept 10—10 p.m. Have Ave reports from 2few Or- JeiriB Ho-da^ ep...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 September 1873

<> DAILY Mm [ICtJRY thttbsday sept. 11,1873. TKHPBHAW TABES AT C. W, PKSCAT k CO.. 81 StABf STREET. « o'clock, A. II . 14 o'clock, M J« o'clock, P.M.. 8 o'clock, P. SETT. 10, 1ST3. jewelee8. Fahrenheit ...... 74 83 84 82 Reading Matter on every Page. A ©ard. I hereby announce myself as a Candida te for the office of sheriff of Harris county, subject to the decision of the Democratic Nominating Convention. Peter Floeck. Superfine Scheidam Gin, fresh importa- tion, just received at r. h. Barrett's Just received, fresh from the mills, Plant's Flour, whole and hslf barrels, at b. h. Barrett's. Sam. W. Walton's Bourbon and Rye Whisky, seven years old, with Blue Ribbon attached, just received- Try it, at r. h. Barrett's. Fresh Kngliah Mustard just received at R. H. Barrett's A Word to Working People op Both Skxbs. —Mechanics, artisans, fectory hands, and people who work for a living, find it very difficult if not impossible to keep the liands free from stain. Hand Sapolio will not o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 11 September 1873

V;. " WILLIE TCTR5EB. i'otio home, come heme, dear bnby. For ve «U tang to traco * •.f Thy darling mother's graces la your sweet, baby face. Jou are our darting treasure— Do you know ifc,Waiie dear? We aeuat the days aad hours Until -are haro you here. ^Te prizo theo much, 0 baby! For thine own matchless worth. But mere, our sweetest darling. For her who gave you birth- Ton came unto ua, bsby, To wipe away our tears, And teach us that th«j future May yet bring happy years. . We'll not deetroy the present In mourning o'er the . Bat strive to enjoy your baby jpya, And bope for peace at last We shall feel When you tee with That her spirit, too, is near; Foe we know that she is ever Around her darling, dear. Shea hasten to as, baby, And bring thy happy smile; The peace and lore of God above Se with yoc, darling child. $Wm Beminlseenees flfBtmtji 8. 0. T. oth- ?*<#J « ii.__ H or Bis anguished Men.| Oct Tom 9reen in the Maysville Eagle. There is a paragraph going' the rounds of the pre...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 September 1873

5553; "-u-. * . . >'w- >' ri ^ tf • - - S"i Ut4:' v -v, n , r, i: VOL. HOUSTON, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1873. T . r - t ' ■ . . . .,*... , , : T > T V . . - !' .! J' i ■■..•••■ t • >* .• • ' ~ > rr I . PRICE, NO. 6. DAILY MERCURY = J. H. BAKER, PROPRIETOR. EDITORS: J. H. BAKEB, J. EL WILSON". E. B. OHEBHBOBODOHi Bates of Sabserlption: DAILY MERCURY, One Yssr.— $10 00 DAILY MERCURY, Six Months 5 25 DAXLT MEBCCBY, Three Months...... .. 1 IB DAILY MXRCURY, Ona Month. 1 00 WEEKLY MERCURY, One Yaw 8 00 Bates of Adrertfeta*. DAILY, on mca. 1 no. $H5 3xofl- Smos. 6kos. ttxos i $14 00 $1800 $30 00 $60 00 Daily and Wc other day X ot rates. X < Dally rates. Every rates. Weekly x of Dally All articles for publication should he addressed to the amtalMiw. All Advertisement* and Oommunlcatlona on bustnecs should be addressed to the Business Manage#. Compliance with these rules will insnre promptness and prevent errors and delays. Arrival a d P«paWw efEnlls. Oaiveeto...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 September 1873

DAILY MERCURY sept. 12, 18?3. oh entry Page. NOTUA.LJ. 3S@Bil " ' X3tli laast-. 7:30 !E=. 3VC- " '■ AS TUX By Order asote asb below. When we tound the Shreveport papers among our exchanges yes- morning nestling beside from Galveston, we men-' tatSy ejaculated—"Blessed beqnar- antineP ' i.-i>- .« Four hundred souls stricken v. iLii disease are lying in one city, from which soiue of the local have fled in terror, recreant to their oaths and a dis- grace to their profession. This is yet its news- their way into our and, when opened, smell of fever* Vv* • * • In the other the health record is attested as good by even Dr. Peete, who was thelirst to arouse alarm, and order quarantine to be i instituted between New Orleans and Galveston. ,. " We do not believe in the effi- cacy of quarantine to stop the march of contagions diseases. The atmosphere, if effected, extends over an area much broader than the track of a railroad; and there is not money enougll in any one town in Texas to effe...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 September 1873

. -*ss%is FRIDAY SEPT. 12,1813. TKHPSHATURX—KEPT. 11. 1873. AT 0. W,! PE3GAY ft 00.. 7XWKLEBS. 81 MATS StSBT. Ibhresbeii. 6o'clock, A. M £8 "I 3 o'clock, P, ax... ....---- ■ ! Matter on every Page. gam ^7. Walton's Bourbon and Bye Whisky, seven years old, with Blue Eibbon attached, just received- Tit it, at R. H. BAnRXTT'8. A Wood to Wokkixg Pkcpls op Both Hbthm.—Mechanics, artisans, &ctory hands, and people who work for a living, find it very difficult if not impossible to keep the hands free from atain. Hand Sapolic will not only remove every particle of stain, and what is called "grained in dirt," but it will also keep the skm soft and pliable, render- ing the muscular action as quick and easy as iathe case with those who do not per- form hand labor. It is only 10 and 15 cents a cake, according to size. Every mechanic should use it constantly in place of all other soaps' | Superfine Scheidam Gin, fresh importa- tion, just received at B. H. Babrstt's PoKTS^mms.—Lawrence L. Coh...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 12 September 1873

Hi .—.—— ffttm CUB little GHOST. Wfetm the wintry the bight, >a rises high; J winds are whistling; Aad we hear the owl's shrill cry; In the quiet dusky chamber, By the flickering B relight, t two sleepers, in white. I A wiasoHie ittSla glio®* i* J8" Ite-r-oheeksd and bnght of eye; v; • yellow curls a breaking loose From the auad cap pushed awry. Vr, it ciimbs among the pillows, For the " big dvk " brings no dread, And a baby's boundless fancy M6ke« a kingdom of a bed. . > A feariesa little ghost it i ; Rg£a the oigfetseems as the day; The Oiooe is but a gentle face, And-the sighing 'rinds are gay: Tho eolitede is full oi. friends, And the hour brings no regrets; FlittSfil For • little ghost it is. Noillng to tae fitful shadows, As they Sicker on the wall; Talking to familiar pictures, Mimicking the owl's shrill call. A thoughtful little ghost it ia;_ And when lonely gambols tire, "With chubby hands on chubby knees It sis winking at the fire; Fancies innocent and lovely Shine b...

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