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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 pa...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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." T,om Ochiltree has a mouth dis ease ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 20 March 1884

y 3 CHE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS Feee bridge is the slogan. Either Morriao -or McDonald. San Saba ought to have a railroad But the bridge. It la the soundest policy. Tbk wouldnt-have-its are number. Let us have the Odd Fello pie by all means. y ' The tide of immigration is again turned bitherward. It seems thatLabatt's lobsters keep very quiet these days. TnEY do say that 'little Jodie" has a political bee in bis bonnet. The Victoria Advocate has cut The Statesman off. Wherefor? The last norther didn't put much vim into its work. Winter has broker up at last. The democrats of New Mexico ar all rejoicing over the downfall pale Luna. Ben Thompson's Lead villa histo was very brief but it was crowded f d of startling incidents. The young democrats of LToastn have organized a club, and they jo pose to go in for "biz". A man may eurse the newspaars as much as he pleases, but he dam't run for office afterwards. The democrats of New Mexic are sanguine that the territory will ome in as a sta...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 20 March 1884

ffi MA frrrV V THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TKXAB. -The Statesman well, thank you. is doing pretty Booth don't want the commission ership. Modest Booth. Ben Thompson is dead now. Let him rest. God deals with him. TnE Globe-Democrat is still after Texas, and thebtate is thriving. Winter has some lingering propen sities which are most annoying. The wool growers of the west are exercised over the Morrison bill. Gov. Bill Sterrett has no mercy upon the poor persecuted Herald. . Bleeding Kansas is distiessfully asking where, "Where is St. John?' A talkino congressman Is an "on convenient" cuss. Galveston knows. St. John thinks Glick has made a fairish eortof a governor, for a demo- . crat. . So many men are "going out of politics." It is dreadful to contem plate. Tom Cain holds Bastrop county down. Tom's grown rich and proud of late years. It is time that the people of San Antonio put the city on record as against assassination. And still the recommendation busi ness goes on, burdening the mai...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 20 March 1884

run statesman. AUSTIN. TEXAS The Three Lessons. There are three lessor" 1 would write 'J hree word as w ; U burning pen, In tracings of eternal light, I' pon the hearts of men. Have Hope. Though cloud environ now, And gladness bides her face in scorn, Put thou the shadows from thy brow No night but bath its morn. Have Faith. Where'er thy bark is drt ven ule cairns aispon, me tempest's mirth Know this God rules the host of heaven, The inhabitants of earth. Have Love. Not love alone for one, Hut man as man thy brother call, And scatter like the circling sun Thy charities on alt Thus grave these lesions on thy soul Faith, Hope and love and thou shalt find Strength wheu life's surges rudest roll, . Light when thou else were blind. Schiller. King Fisher. The San Antonio Express stated, In substance, that Kin; Fisher was a desperate man, a terror ia the neigh borhood in which he resided, and if he were regretted at all, it would not be by the law-abiding element of the state; that he had ...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 20 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TEXAS. Local and Other Matters. Abstract of Collections. The following are the collections of the third district, Texas, during the month of February, 1884 : SPIRITS, ETC. Retail llnuordcali S2K8 34 Wholesale " " 41 87 300 10 CIOAB8, TOBACCO, ETC. Cigars 574 42 Cigarettes 1 BO Cluar manufacturers 3 00 Tobacco 7 48 Dealers in mfc'd. tobacco S3 80 680 20 FKKMKNTKD LIQUORS, KTC. Beer : 128 3 Hetiil malt liquor dealers 41 6 Wbole-tale " 29 17 Brewerers 25 00 224 76 Total 81.M1 97 Blank figure for applications for special taxes will be received shortly. The new series of special tax stamps are expected dailv. and will be issued first of April for the year commencing May 1. Applications will be acted on alter April 1. - ' 1 The Commissioners. At a special meeting of the commis sioners' court yesterday, it was ordered that the county judge be authorized and requested to have repairs made on county jail heretofore recommended - by committee f physicians. ' Also the co...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 20 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. usrnt, tbxab. BRIEF MENTION. ; Newman & Co.s delivery horse took fright last night and ran away. No serious damage was don. ... t .Justice Tegener tried the Makinsoa case for alleged loss of c.ittle yester dav. Decision was not reached. The travel on the new bridge is con stantly increasing acid the demand for freedom is still heard ia the land. In the preliminary examination of Grossman, anas Locke, the defendant waived examination and went to jail. A very fine specimen of Silurian fossil is at the sheriffs office, taken from the rock blastings of the Brush sewer The Austin gun club bad a p ae iice shoot yesterday afternoon. It Is not necessary to a id they did good snooting. it. Christopher, who was for some time Austin correspondent of the Fort Worth Gazette, is now editor of the Henrietta Shield. There was a jury trial in the assault case of M. J. lucheson for bis attack on ,S. Ewing, and he was found guilty and taxed live dollars and costs. The farmers say th...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 20 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TFXAU. Governor Vance Is one too many for the Virginia readjusters. One cash subscriber Is worth all the commendations ever written. Try the recipe. Two conventions, and as long and as sharp a campaign as you please, is our ticket. "We are obliged to an agent In Bas trop county for an immense list of new subscribers. San Antonio gained little honor in the manner of the takiDg-off of Ben Thompson. Wv c-jt .1 B "I .. 1 1 .. 1 .1 proud tEat he is a Texan. Let all Texans excel. Marlin is the center of one of the richest couutie3 of the state. It is a progressive place. Tiie Statesman's traveling repre sentatives are sending in heavy lists of new subscribers. Let us elect congressmen s con gressmen, we want no tx-oflicio dele gates to conventions. The Express will conclude after a while that it was " a very bad night's work," for the good name of the lead ing city of the state. Tue district judges may come to think afterwhile that they too ought to go to national c...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 27 March 1884

Stands by Logan, SporIM l'-ispatrh to th World. v asminoton. .rviarcn zi. uenera Grant wad found this morning In a private rarlorupon the sunny front if tho Arlington noteL lie wassoat d in nil easy chair near a small table covered with visiting cards. When approru-hed by your correspondent he was -waiting to nave a late oreaKiast served, lie talked freely about the political situation. In answer to an inauiry he said: "1 have not taken any active part in nolit.'ri thin winter. I have been shut i in a sick room. I have had to de- V pt-nd largely upon the three newspa- lers I read at Dome ror my iacts. What papers are those?" "Tho Times, Tribune and Commer cial Advertiser. Each one has a dif- f feren'i candidate, and, by studying I them uii, I have arrived at a certain , coiK-rtisLon." - "You were interviewed at Portress Monroe?" .. "Not with my knowledge. The editor of a Norfolk paper sent up to me a written request to pay his res pects A3 A VIRGINIAN' He sa;.d he was tho editor of ...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 27 March 1884

CUE STATESMAN. AUSTIN. TEXAS. ' , The county election, in Travis Isn't on yet. The flood scare is still the sensat ion .of the day. The lights o democracy glittered at Waco yesterday. Fence cutters In Medina county are trying to terrorize witnesses. Hex knowing their cause unjust never make a very clean fight for it. The storm fiend, not to be partial, paid its respects to Ohio the other - , day. - Floods and cyclones are running ' riot in the south. Have we a Jonah aboard ? TnK Post says it is most decidedly " not an independent paper. We should say so, Indeed. 1 Gen. Geant has a good opinion of . Senator Payne. The senator is doubt less obliged, immensely. TnE Kaufman Star shineth for all that region of country, and it emits ' no half blown ray either. Texas is rich and great enough to hold two conventions, if two are found to be better than one. TnE Cleburne Chronicle la a darling paper with a level head. It says some good things, in good style and very timely. TuE-Dallas republi...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 27 March 1884

THE STATESMAN. HSTJN - - - TEXAS HEPATOZOtJE Dr.Tobin's CUBES Diseases of the Liver IN ALL ITS Various Forms, SUCH AS DYSPEPSIA, HEADACHE, NEURALGIA, WATER BRASH. CONSUMPTION, OB AMY IREEGULABITT OF THE BOWELS. THIS IS A COMBINATION of Saline and vegetable materials, and contains no Mercury or any drastic vegetable cathartic, such 'as Mandrake and Aloes, and is far superior in its action, as it never debilitates or pro duces any unpleasant effects. It will remove all diseases incidental to a dis ordered state of the liver, and is there fore recommended in all Liver Com- Elaints. It will act thoroughly on the ver in from two to four hours' time and does not produce nausea or griping pains in the bowels. Dr. Tobin having suffered for years with liver disease, and after trying every known remedy without success, has succeeded in preparing this remedy and by its use alone restoring his health now offers it to the public for the cure of all liver troubles, and sells it under a guarantee ...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Austin weekly statesman. — 27 March 1884

I THE STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TEX ap. Baylor's alL appointment just bangs The two-thirds mtn are in the ma jority. Is there no open O'Dynamite Rossa? grave portal for WnAT a pity it is Payne has a son Oscar. that Senator The foot and mouth disease is ex ercising the western legislatures. Black Jack and the plumed knight It's a combination truly. The Longvlew New Era knocks for an exchange with the Statesman. It shall have it. Let Fitz John Porter be reinstated It will not hurt anybody, and will do Mm a deal of good. Let Bismarck and Tom Ochiltree fight it out and be done with the fuss It grows monotonous. Stewart, Miller and Lanham de- clare they do not want to go to the national convention. Mark. The editor of the San Saba News has held his place "just one year" and writes a leading article on the subject. The Sharon-lliu business grows in nastiness. It will soon be banished to the rolice Gaztto papers, we hope. Politics make strange bedfellows, and Blaine and Logan in the same lit tie ...

Publication Title: Austin Weekly Statesman, The
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