Collector Patten

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Collector Patten - TH CITY. . -- Unless W::.vr r2-:c : .3'....
TH CITY. . -- Unless W::.vr r2-:c : .3'. c'.rclcS. yesteiday was essentially a d-y.- day. Notwithstanding the bright, -;ef.=£ct weather, the number of persons ·2 the street." was not as large as cad £109'. ot these who were cut seemed t u b e s-.:3.nger5. The prospects of a political discussion bros.zbi fe'w of the curiously inclined 0:1: dur:=g the eveainp, bat they were, a" aptJearssce?, rs'-her ict!-'6t;ced bv curi- O=;:T than tsj interest :a tbe ir.s.t:er3 !- treated bv the Jreaker. The tninJa t^e T^op'.e are made up. and no a m talk^s will fcs.re eCVc; on the crest jori-.yVf voter? in tbe gubernatorial con-. ·e~;. on which all ia-.erest hicijes. \Ve note vrith pleasure the great interes: wbieh the appearance of tbe new Collector of the Tort has excited in cer :a : n circles : in 1113 perambulations about -.OTrn Ie i.» attended bv two bodr Tho fosse?.? al: tbe qualifications necessary '.3- --be posi::o3, and from long experience ·'- that cspacitr, one at least of tbe wc:-.bv couple should give jrreat sa:Ufac- 1:02. Co'. Patten mast be a captious rafter, indeed, if be be cot vastly w::h bis lackey?, tbe immaculate Baby ind tbe incorruptible Douglas. Sandwiched between these two worthies, whh a party bringing up tbe rear. -No snsa Bisonai cf Ettection :s attracted wherever they appecr on the streets. Such cf the eraplyees of the customhouse is had aty respect for themselves, ·.·.·LvicTcd thsrir resignations, to Uke £-fF=ct pa the Erst c-f November. To the bonor c.' t h t s e jisctienien be it said, :-·*· xrere willing to eat tbe leak preB'.-nted, r.:-I mantu'.ly gve up tbeir offices, :han -rote ici- General Divis, under any The cisscisicss in the ratios of the L?va! Le^^ue are widening every day, ?.r.d ua'.ess scene measure? be adopted Li-'.l:^ the t-'.-eacb, absolute d;=rnember ntzt w:!! be the result, and tbat, too, EO ciitant day. Tbe co'ored brethren - r t tsac:",y content with tbe way Lire been msaaged, and are disposed be Cy^irary. These'.cctiin of county ofh'cers ia begin- c::c '.o be talked about, and we have !.?2:J s gc-od masy inquiries made !a:e!y recsrdiEStbe stains of candidates !·:: jhe::2'asd Clerk of tbe Court. are ctii'.e a number of aspirants for 7'-;':ti7DS, and each, we suppose, thinks L~ will be the lucky man. Until after the " troo'y loyal''have made selections cf their standard bearer?, it will be idle ca'.c-Ute the chances of any now in fii'c, and UEtil that time any agitation the claims aad merits of either of the "=S=E: candidates ·will do more harm than good.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 20 Oct 1869, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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