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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 8 January 1853

oharU* ok mome VOL. 10 * mm® iuu era u u nun m TU VtiMOAMD Or tWM ON CLARKSV1LLE, RED RIVER COUNTY, TEX A8, SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1868, r, 0 R R ESPQNOENCE bonham DfeewtW if 1st," IHM. I)EA MA/O*DOM. Thin evening our (sheriff came in,with an atitted c8 ' rt, having in custody Wni, \Vhlte boumt to tri- nl foi- the murder of Larkin Saddler, an old nitisen f this Cuuuty. From the testimony ori tb« exam iiiation yesterday. beforo Esur. Gamble at Honey ( Iru vc0re«k,it appeared that White & Saddler wore ..nift 't'd in ii frinudly scuffle on the evening of last Monday. From friendly strife it became • ee of d"udlv hostility in the course of which White, stab- i.oll Siiddlor under the short ribs of tho left side. White mounted hi* horse and rode off; aUil Saddl r died in 'hirty minute*. On Thursday mowing White was captured, and appeared much surpris- ed to hear that Saddler was dead. reek a;?) to-day our nei(rh boring town,Pre* From Xhe National Intelligencer. AN EXPEDITION TO THE PACI...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 8 January 1853

i! ti n t: '* . i T f i:!i 5 I 1 # i Sil s 7 § Not on)j this, but it will uve four-fifthi of tbo pwwtM co* of keeping up and supporting <rar present lino of military iiosti on (lie Mexi- ean and Indian frontio/s; ana, in tho event of a war, troop*, munition*, supplies, &o., could bo ■ent to tho Pacific seaboard m fiw day*, nud- ity foreign attack easily and promjnly repelled. Wo learn that $1,100,000 are annually paid out for a semi-monthly mail to California. An equal amount tuightbo nave J by this rood from other aourcea; and thus a total of at least 92, 000,000 would lw saved to tbo Government ev- ery year, bottide* giving daily mailt whore monthly, •cmi-inonthly or weekly ones now ex- ist. But this is not all tho General Government- gains: By a bill introduced iuto Congress, (by Mr. Rusk) at the last tension, it was proposed to give any Company who would build two rail roud* from tho Mississippi to tho Pacific, a strip of land thirty miles on each sldo of eaoh road; the C...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 8 January 1853

°,f MAIBACADBKY . .WMT Session of the female DENTISTRY FALL FTAE undersigned ha* Just hwM fto* New X Orleans, who* he p whaaed, Mid It now dni- ly receiving, a material addition to the ooneral 8PEAKE, •umtii MHO, w*s aire, Bitty* y* ftUNrtim The attention it Advertisors of all classes, who mJ bo desirous to jeeure the busineei jj&tron- (M of the people of Northern Texas, la again call- ed to the faeilitiee fur effecting auch an objoot, pre. .rented by the columns of The Standard. The on- ly public Journal published in the lied River re- gion of Texo*. it haa ulmost an exclusive circula- tion in the Countlea of Bowie, Titus, Hopkins, Hod River, Limar, Fannin, Grayson, Cooko, Don. tun, Collin, llunt, and Dallas, beside* a scattcriug circulation, la contiguous Counties. Iu ontire cir culatUm I* law than that of any other Journal tho Stute, e.wt of tho Trinity ttivor: and it is believed only oqualled by that of one other Jour- nal within the State; and it Is steadily Increasing. Tho...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 8 January 1853

: u him If; IH ill w l:i 1- 11 t* . I f I ' i ii •< li i ti r It Is I I J I 1 ' J'A« //mr« Journal. HMGSlN PABIS. A"ov. bth, 1852. TO THE KnlTOBft or tub home JOUBNAI.. If nuy be mi well to commcncc by Buying that ; Curi.-it aimed before Christum*. 1 nuy b ♦ho Empire will be. Tlie geBufsl belief that this will tuko place on the lOth December—tho anniverMtrv of Louis Napoleon's election as President. There will bo uotking but the proclamation-—no pomp, no , hIiow—*11 voey quiot, to nave expenso. But tbe eonmntioto by tbe Pope, In the «priu(f, will bo the wont gorgeous show that even Paris ever saw. This man is fearless, to a degree. I have ve- ry often seen bim riding uhout, within the bur- yiorH,(tonietimen with,noinetimi* without,a grixiiu. No one «eein8 inclined to attack him. Ho 1m* lieen to two of tho theatres s'mco uiy last, ami \vhs well reeoived. What manner of man is he? Louis Napo- leon in not yet forty-four, and, though he has 11 v ed a freo, and even dissipated life, o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 15 January 1853

.. ■ a.-Asjp iir. OHARLES DK MOMI '* "SraE <*#11 1 « ■* *r jkM . i ' S>V5«4 TW .. FJ™ ,< 4 V* .• *■ 10MO SHALL OOR BANNSS BBAVE THE BBEBZX—TU StAMOABD Of T* fUl KOltbR * PftOPftllTOft. VOL. 10 CLARKS VILL'E, RED KIVER COUNTY, TEX AB.BATURD AY, JANUARY 15, 18 68. Iteturo of Lady Franklin's Screw Discovery Vessel Isabel. This little vessel, which left the shores of England in July last, has made an extraordina- ry voyage into the Arotio regions, and by the aid of a small auxiliary steam engine, has been enabled to penetrate beyond tho furthest point of Baffin and Bylot, having passed through Smith Sound (or strait; an it now proves to be, thirty mx miles wide) into a great open sea, tho land on either side of tho strait tending to tho east- ward and north westward, with nothing before them but a boundless sea as fur tho eye could rnigo. Much if the main feature of tho news brought by Cupt Ingleflold, 11. N., ono of the most important discoveries yot made in those re- gions Th...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 15 January 1853

! 11 j.fl iRBai iwiii i: I If I f- i i ? • I i> | *■ JJwT^TorTKTlK II. Nkw Oblkam, Dec. 29. Inferior • .51© 0) I Middling Pair uoaliml Ordinary - C}& 7| | Kulr - Middling • «i(« 8j I Uuod Mr - nominul fa; U I Goad and Fiuo immiiial Hug (Jood Middling ir, 8| to 4 e. V lb. | Mvtaun.—28o V gallon. «, Jiu, U to 0|e. I Hour.-$5 to « 000 ¥ 11 i,—46 to 60c. V bushel. Sugar, Corn,—Hut iOe. V btuhl Pork Jlus.-%l1 & 17 60 V bM H etn.-Sh*>utters,a 7|c,sides Ua flj.hama 10alf> I,trd.—11) to 13 cents. ttaaginj aitd Hop*—ID a 18)—0 a OJo. .**//,—SI0 to 1 2'.c - hime.—$1 10bbl. Vy furgo. CATTLiTMAKKET * Jamtaso* Citr lioo 20. Bf'J Cattle.—Vor Weitorn, (J to "Je. "Jjt lb. •• " Texus, 4 to 6) e. /%«.—Price* 0 to 7c. f 11). net. fihftp.—ttetail at $8 to #6 V head. Mileh CW —Are beld at 2<> to *35 V bead. Calm and Yearling*—*7to #10 "ft bend. THE S TJJ BAR D. A DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN JOURNAL. CLARK 8 VTLLTE: S A T U11D A Y JANUARY lft, 1 8 5 3, E. W. Wiley, Ho. 17 St. Charles str...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 15 January 1853

• - %"b ■ % '?V; ■*> to AAvertUeri. <rh« attention of Advertisers of all classes, who lie desirous to secure the buslneee patron* ®#ynf the people of Northern Texas, U aijain call* *fl. the futilities for offoeting such an object, pre- ?Ltliv the columns of The Standard. The on- fM.ll/journal published in the Bed River re- J 11 if Texas, it has almost an esnlueiva oiroula- in too Counties of Bowie, Titus, Hopkins, \ River, Lamar, Fannin, Grayson, Cooke, Den- Collin Hunt) and Dallas, besidoe a Mattering "•"I,.ktion, in contiguous Counties. Its entire cir uttnn iii larger than that of any othor Journal • "^ State, oust of the Trinity River; and it is l°i! vnd only equalled by that of ono other Jour- ^ within the State; and it js stoadily increasing. llftl . - A.h «n«t nliiftut ll'lali tn (!■ . n-hlw who may, for any object, wish to arrest the V."ration of the citizens of one ot the most i « lv settled aoctions of tiio State, the pru- i "♦« of which, are hi tho oust,anil along th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 15 January 1853

IfH! jf; •i I • 1 i i I ■.I f:-*v r 11 f v> f I j I 1 ji j Si 1 ill I i I L ; JAMES IV. OF SCOTLAND. The question still remain* unsolved, whether (he mortal remaiuN, which paused through eucli alterations of honor ami dishonor, were or were not those of James IV who waa supposed to to havo perished on the fatal Cold ofFloJrfcn. The absence of the iron penance chain, which the king invariably wore,raised doubts as to the identity of the corpse.—These were confirmed by the fi ot that a strong likeness subsisted l>o- twecn the king and JjokJ Elphinstuiie, a uoble- nun who fought and fell near his royal master; added to which it became known that on the day of the battle tho king had attired many of bis noMllty in royal armor, in order to encour- age his troop* and confound the enemy by the semblance of his presence. On these grounds, (lie opinion prevailed that, l^ord Klpbin&torie o body had been mistaken for that of (lie king; and many of the common people consoled them selv...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 22 January 1853

pj lac- |Ur- 1*1 lac ■tie 1 all J il> lu- ll is to |uss Iriud | itn- Id, |OR- I for Las |mn- jriv* ■I'lvNi- 1 'icd | the loinst follow Id the Iiping the the !> pre- |it for ond tefore |ovide un- If the, I \ jnllow I tlicy I body Ifutal stic. -«rirt ■I pu- re n is ■ Mip- liU'C. ■i.nrc |lv<- ll.'lll'. [lI'VH, 0 co- lit n* |'i to t'lllS Ivor- tlic :d as ten- •nM ro-J Iwi'l they •, ns tho >pcd be ()\" the i.J lill' l! iff l.i r SMl'i •pic ■>\ to k.«- THE CHARLES Of MORII loko i ha ix ova 111x11 uuti the bmszb—tbs it an i> abo o* tvriuu KDITOM AlPROPfttCTQIt. VOL. 10 0LARK8VILLK, RED RIVER COUNTY, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JANtfj TOR R ESP 0ND11.C L_ Dallas, Texas, Jan'y 10M, 1853. Mb. Editor: As the village town of tbo "Three Forks" has boen the theatre of many interesting events, in hy-gono days, I propose to chronicle a few of the events that are oonneotod with the present, if it ho for the remembrance of them, oijly, though per- haps of much less magnitude and vital impor- t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 22 January 1853

1 r. !/■ : if ! f k m i1 11.1 Nil ji I' r- • • fi ,« § ■ iff I ■ > I tit t; V ' n •' V ! r; i f II Iff i b 11 f K f U El K MEW Olllill XABXIT. Skw Oblsaxh, Jnn y7. Inferior • •« fii «f I MI'Miing F«lr 'l®00 Ordinary • U&.TJ I F"lr - lOf&Op Middling • W& 1' I OmM Fulr • umnlna Good Middling UJ(a, UJ | Uood olid Vine uomuuU Avor.M to 6 e. V lbTT>«/««<..-Wc ¥* "" • Cofet, Rio, 8 to Uc. | 6371V II Com,—47 to fW5c. If Mil fork Mru.—trt to 1M V bbL k ytaroN.-^houlders, 7 s 7Jo, side* t>« 9j,ham 10 16 10} to 11) cents. a ring and Rope— 12)a 18}—0 s «Jc. —UOtol l llot- Lime, Thonastoa—1| & 1J ^ bbl. CATTLE MAR K KT * Jarrr-nso* Cirt Jan'y 7. Reef Catlle,—Tr* Western, CJ to 7c. ^ lb. n « ™ Texas, 4} to 6J o. llog,.—Met* %to 7c. ? lb. net. M«7>.—Reten at $8 to #.1} V bend. Mitch Com—Art held nt *2o to *.>5 V head. Calves and Yearling*—$7 J to ijllOj ^ head. Mr. A. H. Campbell sends to the Whooljng Gazette the following modo of curing his bam*, Which tOok tho ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 22 January 1853

■* " *f* ■ * ■ s3fe#!8 4 1i ,!v -«v ■ v E> : I T« ilTiitUm. The attention of Advertisers of all classes, who may be desirous to seoure the busineee patron- am of the people of Northern Texas, ia again call- ed to the faoibtles for eifeoting aueh an objeot, pre- sented by the oolumns of The Standard. The on- 1* public Journal published in the Red River re- gion of Texas, it has almost an exclusive circula- tion in the Counties of Bowie, Titus, Hopkins, Red River, Lamar, Fannin, Grayson, Cooke, Den- ton, Collin, Hunt, and Dallas, besides a scattering circulation, in contiguous Counties. Its cntiro cir dilution is larger thatf Ihnt of nny other Journal in tho Statu, oivst of the Trinity Bivcr; and it is bulievod only oqualled by that of ono other Jour- nal within the State; and it is steadily increasing. Those, who may, for any objoot, wish to arrest the observation of tho citizens of ono of the most densely settlod sections of tho Stato, tho pro- ducts of which, arc in the east,and...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 22 January 1853

ir t ■i .; i "l t, THE LAST BACHELOK. Kot a dlrwe stirring—but a great many in em- bryo in the slmpo of marriage*.—Mook' ■ Bv* n. 'it was on New Year'* Eve iu 1820,that twelve young professional men tat around the table of a club room, at aupper. Tho cloth bad been re- moved, and uothwg was left on the mahogany hut an expressive black bottle, and a (tingle thiu spirituello looking glass to each member. They bad ilrauk up to Gallagher'a bent. Tho Old South struck eleven, and the last h.uirnf lhayour was hailed with an uproarious V0lwUH\ "A bumper,gcntlomen," said Harry St. John, tbo 'Bad dog' of the club, "brim your beakers, iind let every num be under the table when tho shout of the old year passes over." "No, no!" timidly remonstrated Eai nest (Jour l.,y, a .mil! graduate just from the University, wjU sat iwxlestly at the bottom of the table,'no no! it is a sad hour, but a merry one! Cork the bottle til! after twelve! We have lost too ma- ny hours of the year to throw away the last...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 29 January 1853

, ,• fm-'l (tt> CJ. «38® .Kit <&*Sisrtk __ : ' > PvV. . '* it' i IM- OHARLM DK MORSE B= lowo shall ova Mim inn Tsa VOL. 10 0LABK8 VILLE, RED RIVER COUNTY, TEXAS, SATURDAY, J ANUAR Y 89, 1858 BRADY'S LEAP. LET EVERY MAN PLANT A TREE. Every man( no matter how poor he may be, tiltlllUUAKI ||ml important*, adgs that the maoh! C fore they ere sxtensively Adopted by the mm. munitj. From the Belfast Chronicle. A STRANGE STORY. There lives in Paris a gentleman who, in De- cember, 1847, wrote—-"I can see with olearness that jLouia Phillipe will not bo three months on the throno of France." Louis Phillipe was ex- iled in February, 1848. That gentleman wrote shortly after the Presidential clcction—"This Bonaparte scion is a traitor. Not a man looks at him but foels the instinct of avoiding liim as a treacherous man. He will strike for the Con- sulate—for tho Dictatorship; and God knows what will follow.!' IIo struck. Tho cotip d'etat of December,1851,tells in history how he struck...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 29 January 1853

u i j" i ! J J I t't v i Arrival of Iks Aneriet. WJjP hi 11II ntox EUBOPE. Ato YeMFJan. 10.—'The steamship Ameri- ca arrived at Halifax at noon yesterday, bring- teg Liverpool date# to tbe 25th D<o: CVMok.—Tho sales for tbo week wore 88,000 WKi, of which speculators took 2,000, and ex porters. 1,000. The quotations are tbe same- as by ike Asia; Fair Orleans Oid., middling )lo. lid. ' The HrifM' Ministry bad formally resigned. Lord Ahertlecn bos bocn appointed Prime Min- iater, witb tbo concurrence of Lords Lar.ds- downo, Russell aad Faliuorston. Trait* w*spolitiea!ly quiet. The otbernewt. Is unimportant. The news from France, by tbe America, re lalM solely to the movements of the Kmperor. 'Overtures of eonoiliatiou have been made,which the t'uvaiguue party refused. Abd-el-ivadcr sailed for Turkey on the 21st Deeember. , . Tbo Empire was proclaimed on board the ship Tagus on tbe 17th and tbe flag saluted by tbe American and English war ship. Spain. The Bravo Murillo ministry havo ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 29 January 1853

BOIHAM 7IMAX1ACA_ rpHE FIRST 8e**ion of the Bunhau Female J. Academy,commenced on the IStb Inst., under the luperintendenoe of mini Fuakcbi C. Cmok*. studen(i wishing to enter, will be ohtuv god from the time of entry, only for the remaindor of tho Session; no dedication being mado for sub- sequent nbsoncc, ozcopt in cute* of protracted ili- neHs. The course of instruction will bo Elementary, and Scientific; embracing also tho French and Lat- in Languages, Drawini and Painting, nnd Wax- work, in Flowers, Fruit Ac, Tersis per Session of vive Months. _ For Orthography, Heading, Writing nnd defini- tion; English grammar and ijluinenta of Arithme- tic, rai ta . ■ oric, Physiology, IfisWry (ancii-n't and modern) in tho wostorlv^anu southern portions, w.ient.com Mythology, Astronomy, Elements of Mineralogy, AiinrtUin. The attention of A4wti «* of all olaisoi, who *_ be desirous to secure the business patron- Si,of tho people of Northern Texas, U again call- TL the faeilitie* for effwting ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 29 January 1853

iM -n. ! 1 H |j Ki ft ■Mi |JB |1 f: , ill si" if II ' I I i ti 1 11 ill w i I I] I II!:;! 1 jlf {if 41 f, v. 1i I II i i • !.• i! if, JI if '!l if 1 Jl [I 1 I I J OF WELLINGTON. ding-place hti<l its coin 10mm FUNERAL Of THB Thuradny, tho 18th at Novouibor, w#s the dp* net apart tor tUo 6b«<|uioi of tha Duko of ™ el- lingt m. It was ninlu tho occasion of the great- cut parade over wen In london. JJastdoi the usutl overwhelming crowds of tho metropolis, hundreds of thoimnds of persons eamo in to par- ticipate iu it from tho country. The following is part of one of tho descriptions of tho ccrcuiony from an Knglish paper. THE MocmuioM. All tho troops, all the civic sociotics, all tlic foreign ai d homo dignitaries took part in this, and moved, according to tlio order indicated by tho programme, from tho Horse Ouaid up Con- stitution Hill, up l'iecadilly; down Bt. James street, and by Pall Mall, tho Strand, Floet street and Ludgato HiU, to St. Paul's, Spectators lined tho whole of ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 5 February 1853

iM) ■ A '■ a i" l.y-' ,"" •OfStlfjS?'/ yt St - •. - <AmJL •.■./« CHARLES DE MORSE vmi WHO MALL OBI BANNER IliTI TU IUIU-IU STAMDAXD OJ TO mi ® fi f"1' «©IT*i « tatotftiTO*. VOL. 10 CLARK8VILLE, RED RIVER COUNTY, TEXAS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY ft, 1868. sfcs NO. U NOTES OP TRAVEL IN PALESTINE. Written for the National lntelligmcir ly A Citizen of Wathinyton. THE DE80LATB CITY. This was a dreary day; from the rising of (he sun nothing in sight, but a waste of waters on the left, a desert plain on the right, and the blanched and rugged heights of Carmcl in the distance. Our road lay along tho coast o. Phoenicia, over barren rocks and beds of sacd all parched and shadowless. Evening camo, and thick clouds covered the sky; tho sun was hid in tho gloom; thoro was noither heat nor cold, nor glare nor darkness; but a dim, dcath-liko pall was outspread upon the earth. No bird of tho air or beast of the field was in sight; no sound broko upon tho stilness but the sad moaning of tho surf; no sig...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 5 February 1853

I 1 MARRIED AND OIVKN IN MARKIAOK Ad Australian correspondent of tho Altu (W ifitmia gives quito an interesting account of ths British convict system iu Vun Didpn ■ I-Myt, aud thiw describas tbo marrying mania which exists among tbo convicts who arc out at Sarvioo, and tho reason thir.'fjr. Be w.'itei; But tbo only caro of tbo Government aoonn to bo to got these people off their liaudi as fast a*possible, and another method has now been bit upon in finding a ready market for thou- •and* of tbo convicts, and thereby relieving the exchequer of the expensa of maintaining them; aud I presume the nmn that Crut dcviscu >t woe made baronet by the British Government. It ia neither more uor lew than encouraging, be- tween theoouvicta and tho free portion of the inhabitant)! matrimonial alliuticcs. In these, young ladies affianco themselves to old men, and youug men marry old women. I will explain. A female by becoming the spouso of a freomnn, is entitled to all tlm rights and privileges o...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 5 February 1853

The attention of Advortisors of all classes, who ^ desirous to soouro the buaineu patron- of the people of Northern Texas, U again call- the fcoilities for effecting lucb an object, pre- ■toted br the ooiumna of The Standard. The on- ly public Journal published in tlie Red Rivor re- /ion of Toxaa, it baa almost an exclusive circula- tion in the Counties of Bowie, Titus, Hopkins, Hri lliver, Lamar, Fanuin, Grayson, Cooko, Den- ton, Collin, Hunt, and Dallas, beside* a scattering circulation, in contiguous Counties. Its ontiro cir culstioii is larger than that of any other Journal ia the State, cast of tho Trinity Rivor; and it is believed only equalled by that of one othor Jour- nal witi tin tho State; and it is steadily increasing.. Ttwsii. who may, for any object, wish to arrest the obioriat ion of the citizen* of one of the most densely sottled sections of tho State, tho pro- ducts of which, aro in tho east,and along the Red Xivcrborder Cotton,of which it makes largo crops; ;'in th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Standard — 5 February 1853

Mi! ! i UMPTION. SUGAR-IIOU8K CUBE o* CO DBSPKHATK FI01IT WITH A TIOBB. Editoiis or the Nlws:—I give you tbofol- Vwiug w Y i®Wicd account of u dtipcratfl fight betw<*n Mr. Absalom Williams, who is about soveiity yearn rf age, bin wife, und an enormous tiger,winch occurred about the firnt of Dcccinbcr, at Mr. W.' residence: The tiger was finst discovered on the prenn- «es of Mr. James Drake, who lives in the north ]«rtion of Jeflersou county, where it entered his enclosure, attucked bis horses, aud liille<l one, besides wounding two others. While the tiger was committing its depredations it was discover- ed by Francis Drake, mm of the proprietor of tfie premises, who fired a shot it in tho side, but not dang premises, who fired a shot guu at it, wounding ft in tho side, but not dangerously,when it made its escape, lho next day, Mr. and Ml*. Williams wero sitting in their house, (the rest of tho family being absent) and were startled by a strange noise in the yard,in front of th...

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