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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 28 February 1884

f ' s SINCERE. WHAT BIMSTER WEST 81YS ABOUT MB. HEWITT'S TlflT. The Free Ship Bill Funeral of liar gig; feon Ambler Suicide of Ex-Diplomat. An Important Bill by Mr. Hancock on National Banks Introduced in the House. The Western Union Telegraph Com pany Before the Senate Committee. Special to Tb Statesman Washington. Feb. 25. Mr. Han cock introduced the following bill: 'A bill" to amend the twenty-ninth section of the national bank act Be it enacted by the senate and home of representatives of the United btats of America in congress assem bled That the twenty-ninth section of the ict of congress passed the 3rd of Jurs 1864 the national bank act be amended by adding inerewine ioitow lnar: "And provided That in estimating and authorizing the amount to be ioaned the surplus fund and indi vidual profits may be treated as capi- tal." Wasaington Feb. Za. Tne secre tary of state received a cable this morning from Minister Foster at Madrid announcing the death by sui- cide at Alicante Spain ...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 28 February 1884

V THE STATESMAN. 4.U8TIN. TKXAS. Local and Other Matters. ALL AE0TJ5D TOWN. Evervthine was exceptionally quiet last night. The south bound trains wer cn time yesterday. A runaway near the blind asylum. Xo damage done. Ben Thompson has gone to Galres- ton so rumor hath it A great deal of corn was planted in this county yesterday. The ball at Schntz's Hall last night was largely attended. Farmers say the crops are inoniit- ing so far as thev are up. - The bridge reports a large collection of toll since it re-opened. Joe Flummer killed a snake eight feet long yesterday he says. The wild geese were flying south yesterday and the night before. There were five civil cases tried in Justice Tegener's court yesterday. Well If the north wind was not a terror yesterday where will you find one. Justice Tecener had a quiet time TMterdav. But one civil case was tried. The theatre season Is nearly over. Only one or two more companies will appear. The students at the university ap pear to be progre...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

From a Colored Man. From the Chicago Living Church. I have been a reader of your excel- lent paper for the past twelve months ana UKe it very much l am me oniy colored member belonging to the Episcopal church In this place. I no ticed In the issue of December the 22ndand article on the evangelization 01 tne negroes La -le south l nite to see consistency and we feel for the poor oppressed ignorant of the north but have been taught to let charity begin at nome ana when we have done all that we can to enlighten and christianize in our own country then it will be required of us to go from home to show our sympathy. I agree wun you that moral training is nec- essary with all classes. So Is educa tion hut it is worthless without mor ality. The darkey here has equal share of the public funds appropriated to education with the whites and their schools have otten been under the al- rection of northern men. and it is a subject of remark that the most in telligent darkies are some of the grand...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. Governoii Lubbock came to stay. Dick Hcbbaud is a tariff for reve- nue only man. As a political complicator the nip per is fall grown. Xaxos does not seem to have thrill- ed any but Galveston people. 2s' o more extra sessions an lovest me. Governor Ireland. thou The Sulphur Springs Gazette kind words for The Statesman. has Down at Corpus they are waiting to see how the nipper brigade fares. Nobody killed in Ilempstead for a week past! Times are dull in that section. Collin county pulls into the whirl early. All her candidates are already announced. The Lieht is by lonar odds the whitest republican paper in the state. It is a bright sparkling paper. The word-bonded John Peter Smith of Fort Worth occupies splendid dark-horse relation to the party. TnE Waxiehchie Mirror may dis- miss all apprehensions as to any real or supposed dilemma the editor of the Statesman may be in. It nowhere appears that a single union printer has declared that he would have accep...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

V X .a V 4- 1' At- 7 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEX An. Local and Other Matte's. WHAT I THIXK. Editor of The 8tateman : I notice in this ir.crainar's paper some persons are to civ' an enter- tainment for the flooi fcullVrers; no finnl.t that SOlMcU WPll to those nhrnai and to man v at hoiue. I want however to pres-eat the other sidn of thn Question with the caption "Car ity begins at home. We have in our own city tried again and again this winter to organize a Jitmevoieni so ietv. and a wire complete failure Lt anvthinir waa n;ver made. In con- seauence our poor have suffered. have been this week in a house where a wiaowed mother and four little girls had not three piecs of clothinj but rmii tied around thein to cover themselves. The mother had been washing though almost disabled but could not tnve ud. l reiaieu iam iu stance to al out a dozen different parties one offered to assist iu geltiajr cloth- lnc A few weeks ago our merchants were sendin? clothing etc.. to Hay- lands' orphan hom...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

' - :;mil M - ' ' - - - i - I . 1 FT- ('.' THE STATESMAN. AUSTIH TE.A3. Fairplay la a jewel. New Orleans or death. Elliott. The o. a. is no. kindergarten politi cian. New Orleans? Vandell. Ahem. W. M Terrell Is already loaded for the campaign. 1KLLER as an Indian nurse is a gratifying success. The devil fly away leans. John Ireland. with New Or- .Nobody has jumped on john Peter for the last week. The fence eutter is hard to suppress Jie s almost irrepressible. hie whacking between the News and the Tost (roes bravely on still. Elliott probably understands now how easy it is to render oneself ridicu- . lous. Catch Dick Hubbard missing a chance to blue mark a newspaper arucie. It hurts but then great principles are never established without hurting somebody s feelings. Tae San Antonio Times b'-lieves in good typography. The Times has an exceedingly level head. vauiuiai-K peacnts. lie is Doth a vulian and a coward. We reioice that the railroad has driven the scoun drel home. Major McGar...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. ! A CAED T0JF rE0PLE- AUSTIN. TEXAS. And still the nipper nips. The . a. is full of political guile. Nvw Orleans br'4ok. and death. Harden- Chicago is already the inundation. preparing for The reign of the mere politician in Texas is nearly over. Poor poor Ilardenbrook! How -dreadfully has Elliott cooked his goose. BlLLnARDEXBROOKANDJACKELLI- riTT i to be commissioner to iew Orleans no matter what the gover- jior says. Tom Ochiltree is affected by abuse about as a duck is by a spring shower. Bismarck has the wrong pig by the ear this time. TnE people persist in asserting that with a non-union force The States- man is vastly improved typograph- ically. Cruel people. Mongolians" in rebellion against China. It does seem as though a general edict lias gone out against the Chinese that they must go. The Dallas Times is very generous to The Statesman and its manager in a brief paragraph which we trans- cribe in this morning's paper. UaLi. Avstix Ttpoohahtc.vi. Ujtiov Icbiua...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

V THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. Axd also does the clipper clip. "The best laid schemes of mice and " men gang aft aglee" And still the coramlssionership hangs ro. The strain must be dread- ful' The lion. John Hancock votes the aysteui of political interviewing now In vogue a great humbug. James G. Blaise is at ' hia tricks again but thia time it IsaBayneful cup he has put to his palid lips. There isn't much poetry in the name of John Peter but there Is mis chief and plenty of it in the man. i Dorset will look atter the conduct v of the republicans from Arknansas & New Mexico. He is for Logan. r . - r. --Xhebe is an individual in this state called Washington Jones upon whom it always pays to keep a wary eye. . The rule in force as to the son- i employment on the Texas and Pacific ' railway of men who drink is a good one. Senator Dawes's bill tor punisn- ing tresspassers on Indian lands is pronounced a new sort of Payne killer. The pleuio-pneumonia bill made Congressman Stewart Vin...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

COUNCIL. AN INTERESTING SESSION THE LAW AND OEDEE PAETY Otf THE INCEEASE STANDS TEN TJ NINE. A Committee Appointed to Present Articles of Impeachment Against The; City Marshal. Meeting last evening Alderman Kobertson in the chair and a quorum present. City Attorney Pendexter reported in reference -to a resolution passed at the last meeting tbat he concurred with his predecessor Mr. ' "Walton in the opinion that the city nas no ngnt to lease tne river wane to private persons to be used for private purposes. Kepons received. A REPORT WAS READ from Dr. Burt city physician rela- tive to diseased meat and suggesting as a remedy the establishment of a slaughter house ana ma King it a mis- demeanor to sell or offer to sell meat without inspection and allowing fees or 81.00 for inspecting beet and twen to-fir ionfa Aaph fnr nt.hpr animala Iteferred to the city attorney to draft ordinance. Report was read from the city marshal relative to the dehencv in the police service. He suggests as the...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 6 March 1884

8 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. Notice to Subscribers. Subscribers to The Weekly Statesman finding their names drop- ed from our lists will know that the date to which they have paid has passed. In furtherance of the notice nni.UshPfi sfTri time since we are - stopping all papers except those paid Statesman Publishing Co. On Monday CoL John Cardwell sev ered his long and honorable connec- tion with this paper. In taking leave of him we but voice the public senti ment when we say that this announce ment will be received with regret all over the state. Standing at the head of the leading paper at the capital and ona of the leading papers of the state for so many and such stirring years it would have been strange in deed had Colonel Cardwell failed to have attracted enmity. The time serving and the truckling do not take kindly to a man who holds himself aloof but there breathes not a single being in all broad Texas but accords him the strictest integrity unflagging faithfulness and that...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

" 4 -7 y . i A HOME IN TEXAS RESOURCES OF KlUfMiN COUNTY FIRST INSTALLMENT RELATING TO KAUFMAN COUNTY AND ITS CAPITAL CITY. Description of Desirable Settlements Tributary to the Town of Kaufman. Kemp City and its Attractive Sur-i-onndings as a Fertile Farm- ing: Region. Topographical and Biographical Notes Pertaining1 to the Connty and City ot Kaufman. Tbe Contemporaneous Biographical - Sketches of Individuals and Events. Unwritten Biographies of Distin guished Menand lotpmon- ers of Texas. HAIFJUX eOPSTT. None In the general grouping of the county a complete history will appear at a future time In book form written and compiled from his- torical data when the biographies of old ret- tiers will appear In connection wtth the his- toric events since the organization ot the county to the present time. The writer proposes to gather this data by personal Interviews with all old veterans now 11 ving and from the records of the county. This method ot writing history requires time and much ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

! -HE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS - Two conventions are necessary. - Nat Q. Is a rustler from away back. Joiih Peter is one of the rejectors. Texas needs the dollar a bead tax. Texas cannot afford to loose her cattlemen. We ought to hear from the dele gation soon. . The Jacksonville Intelligencer is Reaganized. TrtE Brenham Banner ia little but very staunch. Somehow the snap has gone out of the Print entirely. Some days Tom Ochiltree Is on top and on other days Bismarck. A eeciprocity treaty with Mexico is one of the necessities of the times. Why not poetry in a head-line as well as sermons in stones and good in everything. One stumbles upon that "ilinor Mention" column too often in the state papers. ' ' There's one thing about Gen. Ross. UnelenJanT fie won't run until you say he may. The Almighty made the stupidity of the Boene Advance and rested the seventh day. The Bandera Bugle blows loudly for an exchange. Thou shalt have it "Old blower." Tom Ochiltree has a mouth dis- ease which ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

3 THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN Notice to Subscribers. Subscribers to The Weekly Statesman finding their Dames drop ed from our lists will know that the date to which they have paid has passed. In furtherance of the notice published some time eince we are stopping all papers excjt those paid "J-TATESMAN PUBLISHING CO Ox the 9th the increased telegraph report for which TnE Statesman contracted will commence. This raises the report from a minimum of seven thousand five hundred words to eight thousand. This wQl constitute a vast advantage and it is to be hoped that this announcement will give the patrons of the paper as much pleasure as it does us to be able thus to give them a more valuable news service than formerly. This report will be as large as that carried by any paper in the state and it is all that the associa tion can run in time for a morning paper. Shall there be two i TnE political haunches. hack is on his The Waco Examiner as a defender is immense. G.. Washington Jones "is in the...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. !TnE soym and the west AUSTIN TEXAS. Texas leads in wool production. ' Texas leads In cattle production. Tex A3 leads in cotton production. Blue blazes I but don't the nippers nip. The self-possession of the Age is inl ine use. The San Antonio Express runs a strong clean editorial page. The special service of The States man is being improved daily. Some of the "soon" guns who were km 1M early have had the loads drawn THESherm uu will all be reminis- crnises ere another decade is reeled off. Tiik Denver new regime is d;t. Tribune under the for Lojran for pr-si- ThK Denver Tribune is out in the cold on that Loijon. .r."p-)-ition. It is sure. The San Antonio Times is and ooncientious pop r but innocent. an able oil ! so . The racruhiuti the commercial Statesman. of Austin praise reports of The The New3 is charming when would be but it can be "blasted mean when the lit is on. The sheep plodding and unsightly as it is is still one of the jewels in the business crown of the...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN TEXAS. Let good democrats stand by party Let this killing of the two-thirds rule ceas The old alcalde This la official. doesa 't want it Wnr don't they write it "Texlcan" and be done with it? There is a very gratifying inquiry for real estate in Austin. It will be a cold day when Dave" retires voluntarily. 'Old The blue Colorado Is full of fish. The bare suggestion is enough. A new congressional deal all around would be no bad thing for Texas. The News writes volumes where paragraphs on'y are fired in return. A few people celebrated their birthday yesterday only a few how- ever. The Tost keeps up the Inter-state bill racket and It is a racket sure enough. If we must have a navy let it come through some other than John Roach. The Statesman can not help it if it has becomj a thorn in the side of the News. It thunders in all quarters of the heavens but The Statesman holds the fort. Leadville is fighting the Cour De Alene mines In Ida'io with great virulency. Col. ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. Local and Other Matters. - BRIEF MENTION. Colonel Tom llelm has contracted for the brick to build a large mansard roof dwelling house (for himself too) on Live Oak street near the Davis property. When com Dieted this will lia nna n? (ha Hac tfvncf rHtP(I rPSl- ilences In Austin.and a great ornament to the street. Again The Statesman would call attention of the citizens of Austin asking them to haul all manure to the university to be used upon the cam- pus instead of carting it to the river. Also let every person donate spring clippings and cuts which he may have to spare to the regents to be used upon the grounds. Robeit Ilalleyhorn. for disturbing the peace was tinea $iu; . it. urau- shaw. for assault and battery. 85; Geo. Alexander disturbing tbe peace 10; .Tohn Corham. drunkenness. 85; Mr. AVoehner nuisance 85; Alma Fisher for carrying a pistol $uO; ana sam Sum. a Chinaman for nuisance. So; is ' the record made by the recorder yes terday. Temporary l...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

4 BEN THOMPSON. THE HERO OF MAM 1 BLOODY FIGHT HAS FOUGHT HIS LAST AND DIED LAST K1GIIT. KIdst Usher Faithful to the End Yields up his Life to Saye hU Friend I FVs i'l GRAPHIC ACCOUNT OF THE DEATH OF BOTH MEN AT SAN AATONIO. With Important Telegraphic News From all Parts of the World. BEN THOMPSON KILLED. Special Teiecrara to the Statesman. San Antonio March 11. Mid night. Ben Thompson was shot and killed to-night in the Vaudeville theatre. King Fisher was also killed and Joe Foster was shot In the leg. FULL PARTICULARS SPECIAL TEL- GRAM. Ben Thompson and King Fisher en- tered the Vaudeville theatre about 10:30 p. m. and purchased tickets for the gallery. Shortly after they had taken seats they became rather bois- trous in language and "William Simms manager of the theatre and William Foster an attache requested them to desist. On aproaching the couple Foster held out his hand saluting them and Thompson cursed him. say ing : "You damned thief I will not shake hands with you" or word...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 13 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. AL'STUf TEXAS. If-OJlriXI-KD FKOM FIHBT PAOC.1 hara;ter ot black waxy and black saady soil; about half timber princi- pally po-t oak hickory etc. and about half the finest kind of prairie. Among the oldest settlers of ibis section of the county may be mentioned the Foxes B. B. Morris county commis- sioner. Alpheus Allen Obe Erwinr J. W. and J. J. Spike3. Johnson's Point six miles a little north of east from Kaufman is an other very thrifty settlement whlcn may be classed as tributary to Kauf- m n . Xo finer land can be found any where than that around what is known as Johnson's Point which is a point nf tinier nrnietlnflr out from the main body in the eastern portion of the county. A iare and respectable neighborhood clusters for several mile. around this point extendiutr far inrn th timber on the east and into ih nrairifi for about three miles north t. ()a the north it unites with what is known as the College Mound Rnttlempnt. which may be regarded as tributary to Te...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 20 March 1884

LITEST TELEGRAMS. Manhattan Kas March 13. At a meeting of prominent stockmen in thia city last night resolutions were passed favoring strict quarantine against the districts infected with foot and mouth disease especially "Wood- son county and that the governor should use every means in bis power to stamp out the disease. That the citizens of Riley county favor the prompt action of the governor and other state officials in their efforts to atop the spread ot the disease. Also one asking our own senators and rep- resentatives to favor Fiich action as will place funds at the disposal of the commissioner of agriculture to be used in such emergencies. A commit- tee of five was appointed to call a mass meeting should further action be necassary. The sentiment of the meeting was against a spV4al session of the legislature. Th St. Louis March 13- f flosses and insurance by fire at Ezi'pS. Louis last ni 'ht are not yet asdLzjAned and probaoiy will not be lor sUveral days. The Advance elevat...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin Weekly Statesman — 20 March 1884

CUE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS The lobster interests are safe. Nat Q"s tilt at Reagan is funny. The News does not like flattery Well welL The two-tbirds rule and but one candidate. ' The Corpus Christi Critic stil wants a partner. TriE counties will try it next Then comes th tup; of war. As a fellow of infinite jest BillSter- rett ia inexhaustible. The Statesman is gradually com- ing up to the standard. Advertising epace is becoming scarce in The Statesman. Tiie advertising public isnow large ly editing Tiie Statesman. The land board will be compelled sooner or later to reverse action. The ttate could select a worse lieu- tenant governor than Barney Gibb3. Kind words butter no parsnips Cash subscribers is the way to do it. i'ERSONAL identity is a dangerous thing to a member of the News corps The J acksonville Intelligence grows in interest with each successive issue. If the l'ost keeps on at this rate it mav in a few years haul down the labeL Doctor Maky Walker is said to he bad medic...

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