under I with me, th May conscience prUe !Â· to feed Texas pursued a the ml wit th th Vei con wo. un man ver I: govern the tried It no am others an! Names get haw HIGHLY Cameroa Herukl. Hamilton Stuart, editor of th* "Â»t-t* Prtua" ou The News, died on Thu**Uuy nlprht of last week. HÂ» was thÂ« ^Idvitt nett'Bpaper man In Texaa, and wui highly eÂ»tÂ«emed by all who kn*w him. NEWSPAPER MEN KOVRN. Lampnaaa People's Journal. JSvery newspaper man in Texas will mourn the death of Hamilton Stuart, Nestor of the Texas prws, and for years editor of ihv Statu FifciM" department department of The News. BUT ONE. Bogota Record. Hamilton Stuart, philosopher and humorist, humorist, whos! wordu of wit and wisdom sparkled In The Galveston News under caption of "State Press" for the past twenty-one years. Is dead. There was but one newspaper Hamilton, and ho is gonÂ« earth, FUIJj OF HONORS. V/harton Spectator. Full of years and honors Hamilton "State Press," has passed to the great beyond. Ho was u. noble, pure and manly man, whose- kindly acts will be cherished in the memory of all who knew him, his co-laborers and the newspuoer men the state. GRAND AND NOBLE CHARACTER. Cherokee Blade. Hon. Hamilton Stuart, for many years' connected with The News as "State died last Saturday. He had reached his 81st year, and was still In harness. We the press of the state In their expression o! 1 admiration for the old gentleman's grand and noble character, and In their sorrow over his death. ' Â· A VALUED-FRIEND. Blossom Monitor. The rtpath of Hamilton Stuart, "State Press," of The Dallas News, \VhIch occurred occurred in Galveston on the IGth Inatunt, will be deeply regretted by the craft throughout the state, and those who Hfee this writer have for yearn read with Interest Interest his press column, will feel that they have lost an intimate acquaintance auii valued friend. RETAINED CONFIDENCE. Bastrop Advertiser. All Texas mourns the death of Hamilton Stuart, who has so long and so well conducted the "State Press" of The News. nearly fifty years he has been connected with Texas Journalism, and during these long jHsars he retained the confidence, respect respect and love of the editorial fraternltv, by whom his death In universally regretted. regretted. He died at the advanced age of 81 years. His noble traits of character will Ions be held in kindly remembrance by v.-ho I-.nc-.v Mitt In life. Tiui can ii bÂ« said, "He being dead yet apeaketh." WAS A MODEL. Velasco Times. It Is with profound sorrow that we chronicle the death of Hamilton Stuart, the Nestor of the Texas prea?, and who for Bo many years edited the "State Press" column of The Galveston News. He was one of the pioneer newspaper men of U8 und i was personally acquainted with all id trust, the public men of the early repub held nviny positions of honor nnt. , und was loved by the people of tin* whole state, more especially by the newspaper fraternity, of which he was ever u mode'. Hlti waa a grand character and his place can not bo filled In the hearts of the KINDLY AND DIGNIFIED. Navnsola Tablet. The (It-nth of Hamilton Stuart, which occurred occurred at his home In Q it 1 vest on Friday at 2,30 a. m., will muse a universal reeling of Borrow among Texas newspaper men. Having been connected with journal- lam since the days of the republic he u llvhlg epitome of Texas hlutory and biography; add to this a mind stored cliVMHlt literalurp, find he WHS j n m l y entitled to be styled the Nestor of TCXSH Journalism. Who thut Itnows The Galveston ^r IT.!!P.Â« T(",vÂ» t h a t tlccr: not l:notv his "State Preps" column, filhr.l with kindly, dignified criticism, witty repartee or hlÂ«- Lorlcal addenda, at once phtcrtnlnlnr? and instructive. Mr. Stuart was a Kcntueklan uy birth, but for more t h a n a half century hittl been n citizen of Texng. He held L number of offices, both cleellvo'und appointive, appointive, within the state. Tho Qalvonton Ji. i WH t With which he was rontioutftl for many yours, pays him a splendid tribute, editorially, and closes with the following ipt Quotation: "No truer gentleman e'er wore earth about him." DROP A TEAR. Beevllle Ree. Tho Texas press iÂ« In mourning. The hand of death has removed from the of Journalism In this state one of its and most honored members. Colonel Ham- Iton Stuart, "State Press" of The News, courugement to the struggling young newspaper newspaper man no morp. When glancing over he "State Press" now, the "boyn" will experience n feeling of sadness at the .lioimhl thut the vvnerulilo did nuin who ?dlted it for HO long has been conalgnnd he tomb, and who can sny but what if them will drop n pllent tear while mediating upon his fatherly kindness. AH i journalist Colonel Stuart had labored over sixty years, most of the time on News, und had uciiulretl a wide reputation as a writer of ability and a man of leaning. He wus one of those old Texas landmarks landmarks of whom but few remain. He was noted as a man of benevolence and many are the deeds of charity that are told of ilm. To his life one could point anfl truth- ully say: There Is an example all the orld might emulate. More than this can 3 said of no man.