A J Byrd--article--Galveston Daily News--4 June 1869
NEW ItoUTE For. I!E?:VES.--TIis \Vocoitegister3aysMajor A. J. Uyrd and others propose to bring Texas beeves from the upper part of the -'or tiie Xe?r Orleans market, to Cal- Tc-stoa, shipping by railroad at I3ryan sad by steamer at this place. The present long route from Waco to Orleans, says the PLCgister, is subject to many disadvantages. It is expen- =ive and ''Â· the rattle look like but beeves when they arrive in market." Thia will afford railroad and steamship men an opportunity of making a heap of money moderate charges. If the right arrangements are made--as they certainly b?--the enterprise will prove successful to ali coaccrned. The Register says: Â· Maj. Byrd will shortly visit Bryan see what arrangements can be Several gentlemen we believe stand ready to aid ia the matter. We understand that tho staunch house of J. D. Bell fc Co., commission for the sale of Live Stock, Stock Landing, ^ew Orleans, are ready to tiie way of steamers, c.