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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 1 October 1873

DAILY MERCURY WEDNESDAY - - OCT. 1, 1813. TSSPKBATCRB—SEPT. 30 18T3. a* a w, fiso&t ft ca. a SCATS STBRT. Fahrenheit. ■••«!■•••••■•<•« 79 p. m 22 p.*...-.... w Matter on every Page. 1 fresh importation of Cognise and Cali- fofham^s, Just received at a. H. Babbbtt's. be feWjJ1 9*h- *■ Pianos at Renzo Grtmewald's 93 Main street, sole agent for Pianos. Brass instruments, ac- violrns, banjos, strings, etc., can turn from any other Walton's Bourbon and Bye years old, with Bine Ribbon ; fast received- Try it, at r. h. Babeett's. Pobt&aitdbb.—Lawrence L. Cohen, Sr., Studio, Capitol street, opposite Mr. Groes- beeck'a, open all day to ths public. Splen- did display of paintings on hand. Chal- lenge competition. aug28t£. London ceived at Porter and Scotch Ale, just ro- ll. EL Babbbtt's. Jeweler and Watchmaker. 8. Coirradi, 61 Main street, Jew- eler and Watchmaker. Superfine Scheidam Gin, fresh importa- tion, just received at R. H. Babbbtt's Judge Dan can. We hope that Judge Duncan...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 1 October 1873

m&mmm IIISS ' m. New Orleans Advertisements. New York ShreTeport Cards. Galveston Advertisements. Banks and InsoraiiM. St. Louis Advertisements. T\ A TT "V \l WP PTTPY 1 discussion, aud will in due course i /AIJj I xVlikriO un I \0{iime account for the "so-called". spiritual manifestations. 6K)Jf£ BEFQEZ-KQT LOST. | * Tours truly,-j • 1 1 1 1 SoikkJB.1 ? st 3. 8. M3Q5 CITY BA K OF HOUSTON, 4000,000 When the evemng shadows felliag, Hide the misty mountain peaks, To my heart a vote® is calling, * To my aoul another speaks; For across that iiarksoms river, On whose wares Death's hark is tost, That voice is saying ever, " Gone before theft hot not loat" " Gone before thee to the splendor Of the j&jpai courts done— Gpce before thee to the tender All embracing arms of Love— Gone before tfees to the glory That floods ths inner skies— Gone before to read life's story Adit's xead by angel eyes. That bore me from thy sight; Not lost, dear love, forever, 'Mid the gloomy shades of night...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 2 October 1873

lip® ll WBMmammm v V VOL. VI—NO. 23 HOUSTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 2, 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. DAILY MERCURY J. H. BAKER, proprietor. - EDITORS: J. H.BASSB, J. H. WILSON B. B. GOTO*, Sales of Snbscrlption: OalLY MXBOUBY, One fw >10 00 DAtST MMmUVBl, an Month. 5 M DAILY HEBCtTBT, Three Months. 4* DAILY MEBCT7BY, One Month. 1 00 jtflMBBS; 0 o MteM r f| . ■ t «■ Bates of IdrerttaiB&. DAILY. 1 MO. 3 Hoe. Isot *8 00 $14 00 $1800 $80 00 13] $10 00 rales. All articieafor publication ghoul d be addressed to tii« Honston Hebcubt. All Advertisements ud Communications on hasinoaa should be Addressed to the Business ^th these roles will Insure promptness sad prevent errors sad deters. \ rrlTttl at 9:00 a. m. and I : .*. at 6:00 a. m. and OH Hai vesica Mail istvfaton Ball t. m. Sew Orleans m£i arrives at 9:00 a. *. Moaday and 6:00 r. M. Wednesday and Friday. Sew Orleans Mail aknes at 140 a *. Wifrnai day and Friday., and «: r. *- Saturday. Central Mail arrives at 7:00 r, x. and...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 2 October 1873

••••• • ..•••.<•- mmm mm DAILY MERCURY THUBSDAY, OCT. % 1813. BY TELEGRAPH. SPECIAL^ TO HOUSTON MKBCURY. Blading Matter on every Page. " m nc£ "" T. 40bt Patrons, Ail jmwns indebted to the Hoxr^rdir Me&ousy will be call- ed Ttpon by our collectors. Bal- ances mast be settled- Accounts not paid oor collectors will be put in the hands of an attorney and collected with costs. J, H. Baker, Proprietor. CHAWTY. It is narrated of Dean Swift that, when asked to preach a ser- mon on Charity, he selected for his text: "He that givethto the poor, lendeth to the Lord!" The congregation were all expectancy. The theme was inexhaustible. The preacher's ability was recog- nized wherever his name was knownr The Dean repeated his text slowly, and closed with the foreibi# statement * «If yon Eke the security, down with the dust!" The crowd of upturned faces w ere lowered, as the celebrated divine took his seat, and the collectors prepared to take up the collection, which, it is stated, was unus...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 2 October 1873

daily mercury THUESDAY • - OCT. 2, 1873. TlHPBBATCae-OCT. 1, 1ST3. taken at a 7, pssoly ft oa, jewelers. 81 MADS STREVT. fulkraiMt. mm $g. ' 6o'clock, A. M •••••«•••••••* 13o2dodK M.....^ ^ 4 o'clock# P, )£••• • e * t e«* ••••*-* e W ff oic&ocks P. M ..• 79 Reading Matter on every Page. A fresh importation of Cogniac and Cali- fornia Wises,' just received at R. H. Babbitt's. Chow—Chow. Every Ixxty'a of " Condon," who hails from the Captol City, evidently knows how it is himself when he writes so feelingly shout THS DRUNKARD. I* stood above a chasm that kept yearning for ray fall, And trembling o'er that chasm a parent's voice did call; Unheeding sad uncaring I heard her tones of woe, And plnnged me from the dizzy height into the gulf helow. Many lay before me in that dark and wild- ering land, I caught the proffered friendship of the drunkard's palsied hand; 1 raised it to my lips, 'twas a full and flowing bowl; 1 drank it, and Almighty! it robbed you of a souL ! J' i t r In tha...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 2 October 1873

DAILY MERCURY [Fron* yesterday's Evening Edition.] THE BAJHEB'S CLIK3T—A WALL STREET IDYL, St WttjUUM 0. STODDABD. "Bogy? of course, a man like you, Making a fortune & day for yourself, You lucky dog, and for others, too, • "WeS, I won't keepyou an inch of time, Those fisrures—that's all you're got to do, And jnst this lift iB all I want "r To see me forever and ever through. " Can't do it 1 What's all that? Not lend Ob suck collaterals 1 Not at all i Tha very bonds you sold, old friend, What's up? The paper's good? my name— Not me? Impossible! You suspend? The railroads did it ? Ah! I thought That folly'd come to such end. " You were getting rich too fast that way; """ Building too much, I always said • But then I know you're sharp. I say, Between ourselves, of course you'll do This drop-in-the-bucket of mine to-day ? Hang panics! We understand these things, The street you won't care if you never pay. "You won't? Failed honest? Ah 1 just so. Til draw upmy little balance, I thin...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 3 October 1873

m S§i3^5B8SW8SSKW!-i.^ii«^ mm 7Qmn .'br.xm ft e£* . * ymAFx'K.H aoKT. BOAmev^fm \vj &.SJL1 U .t> .1 ft ;«aw m .sarffiiyi H >*s sca-3 #n£xKl A SviaV uiof) r'fcri VL \ L'Kiiin ^ r<a ■- PtTIIViO FRIDAY -1873.. HOUSTON, GENTS. VOL. YI—NO. 24. t 1 iSOihJl aum* BY TELEGRAPH, £> [From y^rfay«veniqg's^Oif^tl | SPIRIT OF THE MOBNIHG PRESS. DAILY MERCURY Gleaned from bar Exchanges and Co jModenU. > I MERCURY. SPECIALS H. BAKER, BBOPBHTTOB. J. H. BAKER. J. EC. "WILSON B. B. GUION, Sates cf Sobscrlptioa s ..*i«oo i« ^iafiKZ. i 3CfiB0u&Ti DAILT. jl ■ All articles for publication should be addressed to the Wmvfn Msactsxr. Al* AdTerttsemenU and OommuidcafcLoni on business should be sddressed to tfw BaiiMis Manager. Compliance with these rale* will insure promptness tad prevent errors sad delays. trrlval and Departure of*all . lalrestonMallarrives at :00a. M. andItOOr.H. Kail cloaee at «:C0 a. sc. sad #;3 *,-«• Orleans Mail arrives at 9:00 a. a*. Monday .«« MOr. m. Wednesday ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 3 October 1873

_— DAILY MERCURY FRIDAY, OrtT. 3, I*™. Matter on every Page- vv*> /\vn a ivsovw NOTICE, T* Oar Patrons. AH persons indebted to the houstok mercury will b© call- ed upon by onr collectors. Bal- ruices must be settled. Accounts not paid oar collectors will be pat in the bands of an attorney and collected with costs. ^ V ; j. h. Baker, Proprietor. Gold at noon yesterday ad- vanced to 110J. Cotton quota- tions in onr telegraphic market report |§§ f fH There were twelve deaths in Shreveport yesterday—ten whites, two colored. - Reports from Calvert are to the effect that yellow fever exists in Calvert. They are fortnnate in having Dr. Howard up there. Weregret to learn that Lieut. Wpo-Iruff, who engineered the opening of the Jefferson raft, died of fmSw fev^H yesfewday! In Shreveport. i Personal.-—TVe had the pleas- ure of welcoming to our sanctum Mr. J, J. Barton, of the 2few Or- leans Picayune, pis troubles in passing the vigilant guards at the quarantined towns up the road, if not s...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 3 October 1873

►'fi ' 'r! + DAILY MERCURY FRIDAY - - OCT. 3, 1ST3. fSWIUUTDAft-OGT. *, 1873. TAXES AT a W, PEBCTY k CO.. JEWELEBS, 81 1ua FTBSrr. MmalMii. So'ctork, A. M... lJ©otock.K 4 o'clock. P. M..... 4 .'oiock, P. X • « •••«* tt Hfflffff* - ffn T*itcwr A fresh importation of Cogniac and Call-, fornia Winee, just received at B. H. Barrett's: The ChMtpwt And best Pianos at Renso Grunewaid's Mask) Store, S3 Main street, sole agent for Steinway Pianos. Brass instruments, ao- cordeons, violins, banjos, stringB, etc., can be bonghr cheaper than from any other hooae in the Superfine Scheidam Gin, fresh importa- tion, just received at R- H. Babbbtt's Special Cable Telegram from the "World's Kryalimn. ' ' - —— fit. E. Outer k Co., Honatoe, Texas VrtnrA. Aug. IS, 1873. The Wbeeiar k Wilson Manufacturing Co.. baa been tntM the Grand Modal for Merit the Grand Medal tor Progress, aad is the only Sewing Machine Company rseommendsd by the Interna- tional Jury for the Grand Diploma of Honor. [Signed! « '• &l...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 3 October 1873

jmun§eaBm& mmmaBs&Bssa GalTeston H—H Hew Orleans Advertisements. Shreveport Cards St. Louis Advertisements. Banks and Insurance. DAILY MERCURY [From yesterday's Evening Edition..! SEPTEMBER MEMORIES. "Bis £mf wi D flwtl met you, deer.. ry Hw. well I sti J remember I ifl. 'I The mellow,haze of cooling days Began to wreathe September; pi a gentler heat, The -world was lathed in sunshine sweet. L loitering by with rod and line— Yoo leaning at your gateway; * A strange 3urpri3e-in both oar eyes, * y At meeting beamed oat straight way : ioA the awe talked each other to, As vobVd aad maid may chande to do. Who, meeting for the flrst time, still Jlnd converse sweet and easy, What pretty hair you had i how fair , It flattered oat and breezy! Your eyes.my eyes then shyly seek— "Sinir sweet red lips, and dimpled cheek. Someh&w, at last, w; Aaa the porch We find ourselves quite cozy, -r\ r Till up the wa-i' your mother stalks. Not frowning, but nay, But in she, nevertheless, asks m...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 4 October 1873

I tT7i > ^; ■ YOL. YI—NO. 25. HOUSTON, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 4, 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. DAILY MERCURY J. H. BAKER, proprietor. JEDXrORlf: j. BE. BAKER, J. Bt. WILSON •b. GCIOJf, Bates of 8ab«eripti«®: DAILY MSROUBY, OM !M $M 00 DAILT MBBCUBT, Six Months IV DAtLT MBBCUBT, bum Months. •••«• •• Tt ? MBBCUBT. OMlottk. - I 00 MBBCUBT. One Iw >00 Bates of ilrertigiag. DAILY. 1 mkiaso*.!' sggc! Mooj<Mool a|$M00|~p Daily sn<J Weekly X on other duXoI Dally ratea. , _ Weikly X rf DnilT All articlee for publication should be addressed to ttt Houston Msbcvkt. an Advertisement ud Communications on should be addrsased to the Bubw Compliance with these rulee wUl insure promptneee and mmt errors and delays. aritsi ton Ail tHiree and tUB P.* Mutton mill rfoeee at •:SO a. *. and •: ~h u. , w Orleans Mail arriveeat .-0Q a. ji. Monday >n« 1:00 p. m. Wednesday and Friday. Sew Orleans Mail oloeeeat «:00 a M. Wed— day and Friday.. and «: r. M. Saturday. Ceutral Mail arriTeeat TH...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 4 October 1873

g: ■H iY MERCURY is )AT, OCT. 4, 1873. Reading Matter on every Page. NOTICE." T« Oar Patron*. indebted, to the ton MEfidtniY will be call- collsctors. Bal- ances mrsst be settled. Accounts aot paM our collectors will be put in the heads of an attorney and collected mth costs. , ? _ H. Bakeb, -r Propriety. tag i)EMOCBiXH^ COHTSSTIOS. m LEGRAPH. W SPECIALS MERC HOUSTON BRIBERY CJSE. 8entflic«<l to b« Bang. (red, who killed the drover H&hu, has been ced to hang on the 14th day of November, 1873. v' M \<F-. From Washington. - Washington, Oct. 3.—A tele- gram was received by the Presi- dent yesterday from Gen, Emery, commander of the United States .. _ , «r,., „ troops ) at FeWOrfeans,. asking A Grand Whitewashing.Opera- ^ woaid not , be advisable to nan* i sehd 5000; rations to the sufferers thet^. ^ald' "the The Press Excluded. ThC mitteeof to the ing to take The work performed by the Con- vention yesterday was well done. Harmony and good Seeling pre- vailed throughout. The g...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 4 October 1873

- -- DAILY MERCURY SATURDAY - OCT. 4, 1813. TIHF1EUTCBK-OCT. 3, UTS. ^ tim at a w, pkscay * oa. jewelebs. si maui 8tbbet. 13 o'clock. 4 o'clock, P. a o'clock. P, St.... 7a!irenh«It. • •• «* mmmmmm e Beading Matter on «®ery Pfl^. Just now w® want an active, intelli- gent and willing youth. mills * gammon, Champion Clothiers. i Grand B«tMcation Meeting « . -At * m be held under the of Us* YOUNG MENS' democratic club, at 8 o'clock. in Front of the HatoMna Boom. All Dentooralio organixationa have been inviUd to pnticipete, aad it ia expected that the nomi- nee* of the Convention win addreea the assembly. A fresh importation of Cogniac and Cali- fornia Wales, just received at R. H. Babebtt's. Rosalia Viesreger to CUaa. Yieweger, Iota 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 and 12, in block No. 292, north side of Buffalo Bayou, for $90C. The Chtapwd And best Pianos at Renao Oranewald'B Music Store, 93 Main street, sole agent for Steinway Pianos. Brass instruments, ao- cordeoas, violins, banjos, strings, et...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 4 October 1873

DAILY MERCURY [From yesterday Evening's Edition.] DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION. At 10:20, A. M., the Convention was called to order by Geu. Ashbel Smith, Chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee. Under the advice of, the Chair- man, the Convention was seated in Preciacte. Captain Was. Christian moved that the Convention be seated by Precincts, the preference being given to the Montgomery Dele- gation. A motion to table was made and carried, 55 to 32. Captam Tamer moved that the Montgomery delegation be invited to take seats in the private boxes until the Coanty Convention had organized. A motion was then made, that the County Convention proceed to organize. Gen. Ashbel Smith said: Gentlemen—Delegates—Demo- crats—People! People !! PEO- PLE!!! It becomes my doty to inform yon that we are here as- sembled to organize a convention to nominate candidates to be vo- ted for in the next election, to be held in December next. s-ti, - - PWiiB Your committee report that there are t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 5 October 1873

VOL. VI—NO. 26. Tf*iT ^ € T: HOUSTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 5, 1873. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. DAILY MERCURY j. H. BAKEB, proprietor. H07 sr SPECIALS TO J. h. baker, j. h. wilson B. B. GOIOl, Ba of Subscription: DAILY MBBOTBY, On* ?w 910 00 DAIM VS80CBY. Six Months 5* BAIL* XBBOUBY, Three Month.... 2 75 DAILY MEBCUBY, One Month. 1 oe f, One Year...... .... *-00 Bates of Advertising. DAILY. 1 3co.i9xos. g aoliAQQ Daily tnd Wi her day * of 'WU/; >f Delly 8 koa J 6 mos. 113 xos 18 00! 30 OOj $60 00 \ on Dsily rates. Every rates. Weekly X of Daily All article* for publication should be addressed to the Houston Mmcuxr. ah aatrrllwiinnts and Communications on kHtew should be addrssssd to the BnsineM Mm(C. compliance with these rules will inanre promptness end prsvsnt errors and delays. BY TELEGRAPH. 4— - HOUSTON MERCURY. f '113 -Full Parilculais. 9 % rriral aad Departare ofHaHs. sairertoa Mall arriveeatf :03 a.*. and 5:00 p.m. Mall stones at 6:0# a. m. and 4:8 r.M. t ■aw Orlasaa MaU ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 5 October 1873

DAILY MERCURY 8ukday, oct. &, 1813. Reading Matter on every Page. SOnCE. r f* t)w Patntna. - All persons indebted to, the Houston Meecuby will be call- ed upon by our collectors. Bal- ance® most be settled. Accounts not paid our collectors will be pat in the hands of an attorney and collected with costs. J, H. Bajleh, Proprietor. —• They are paying <113 for gold uver the counters at Austin. - It will be seen by our special dispatches that tine yellow fever scare has reached Hempstead. The death of Bear Admiral John A. Winslow, occurred on the 1st inst. The cotton exchange ot Brook- lyn has subscribed $1500 to the sufieters ©f Memphis. ■' - «1 To-day is the. Feast of Booths. There will be a sermon delivered in English by Dr. Myers this evening, to which the Gen- tale public will be gladly wel- comed. it\rrm , The Pennsylvania Central Bail- road and all other roads hi which Tom Scott is interested, are right side up, with care, financially. Thb Young Mpx's Demo- cratic Club des...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 5 October 1873

/ \X i \ DAILY MERCURY SUNDAY OCT. 5, IStS. Beading Matter on every Page, ran. At Houston, Texas, October 4th, ISIS, st the maidaace of Mr. H. T. Ghumett, Mr. Jos, L. Hutu, formerly of Lexington, --4 iy., eged thirty years. His funeral will Uke plaoe at four o'clock this (Sunday) afternoon, from Mr. Garnett'i residence, corner Rusk and Fannin streets. Just now we want an active, intelli- gent and willing youth. VTT.T.8 4 GAMMON, Champion Clothiers. Rev." Doctor Shaw will preach in the Presbyterian Church, to-morrow, at eleven o'clock, a. v., at which time, by permission of the Session, a collection will he taken up to aid our suffering fellow-citizens, of Shrereport Citizens end strangers are oor- difllly invited. London Porter and Scotch Ale, juat re- served at R. H. Babbbtt'a Jeweler and 8. Conradi, 61 Main street, Jew- eler and Watchmaker. Sam W. Walton's Stomach Bitters just received at B. H. Barrett's. 6 The well known shoemaker,.1L Witt- mayer, aged aboot thirty-fouij years, w...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 5 October 1873

D AILY: MERCIlMY fixed upon hen<< He kfcew that he could give her no comfort; he nrigfct even seem; in her eyes, hke the cruel destroyer of her peace; but with the bitter remembrance of the past still gnawing at his heart, ha feltUfeathfrhadto perform, and, with the help of his Heavenly Father, perform it he would. Ha waited until"Tier DREAMS OF FAST DAYS. r Br crfHWoK. H K Sad, dejected, worn and lonelj, Sst I dreaming here, to-night, .Of yx*& d*yft whan iiie mo l;' , r-y One stnrtnsercf tfettprt; When est heart waa like a river . That the breeze reposesjan, Breathing- sweetest music ever, - Till ftie summer days were gone. Soft aa summer's plaintive sighing, When she breathes her last farewell, Bright as childhood's ansflo whea lying In the arms it loves so well,— Come those dreams of past jop o'er me. _ JJpothiag my sad heart to-night, Bursting eo the path* before me In a thousand rays of light. Ah! those days are lost forever! Ceoidh<x4!8 joys will com* w m>t .: ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 5 October 1873

1 131 m % 4 An. SUPPLEMENT. AFTER ALL i THJ2 YEAES. WAIfEFFFi Is it then so hard to die? r V Life hath not auq^ msmarred MIsw How i -&6meth sad to be ' Laid in some dear chamber dead. White the loved ones tearfully Sfove around with awed, hushed treai Tfcerf we shall be sleeping deep, Theirs, not ours, will be the tears: Is it then so hard to sleep, Alter all the wakeful years? What should make us fear or fail That we never wake again? What is death that we should $uail- ls it not sure end of pain? Perfect slumber, perfect rest, -.. -. - No mora heat, or rams, or snows. No more hopeless^weary quest, * No more fading of life's rose. i No more sorrow-lands to reap; - f* , I No more waking unto tears; Is it then so hard to steep, After all the wakeful years? W THY XEI6HB0%p£f THYSELF. Sermon Delivered In the Jewfeh Temple, on the Day of Atonement. - -r. -*s i ••• r BY DR. J. L,. MEYEE. ticnlar verses, what a fnllness of thought does not pour npori our minds! What brightnesso£-tToc-...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Houston Daily Mercury — 5 October 1873

IS YOUR LAMP BURSES? 8ky,'i jour lamp bnrnlng, my brother! I pray yea look ■quickly ud aee, For if it ere burning, then surely Some beams would fell bright on me . Straight, straight is the road, but I fallen, Acd oft I fall out by the way; Then Eft your lamp higher, my brother, Lest 1 should make fatal < l delay. There's many and many around, "Wbo follow wherever; If you thought that in the Toar lamp would burn brighter, I know. Upon the dark mountains they stumble, They are braised on the rocks, and they lie: - ' With their white pleading faces, turned To and the pitiful sky. There is many a lamp that is lighted— We behold them anear *ni afar; Bat not many among them, my brother, Shine steadily on like a star. •- \*<« I thin* were they trimmed night and morn- ing, They would sever burn down or go out, Though from the four quarters of heaven. The winds were ail blowing about., If once all the lamps that are lighted, Should steadily blaze in a line s .n* Wide over the land and...

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