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nwwnr to tlio Democrnt-Ailvnncc.
tiness Resumed With Activity Aftor
a Tno Days' Rest.
oral Bills Called Up for Action in
. the House.
of Which, After Considerable
Discussion, Aro Lost.
3 Bill for Equalization of Labor
Tabled in tho Senate.
ny Petitions and Memorials for
egislation from Different Counties.
wsy Notes and Comments on the
Work at tha Capital.
,cll to tli CitiKatta.
Austin. Travis county, Jnuunry 22.-
r, Jones presented a petition from
i citizens of Mntagordn. county ask
t for a better protection of llsh and
llr. Tniylor Petition from tho cltl
ig of Mineral Wells. Polo Pinto
inty, asking that a branch of tho
intie asylum be entabllshed there,
tlr. Fleming Petitions of citizens
Mitchell county asking the creation
a new land district.
Ur. Terrell Memorial for tho relief
James II. Smith, contractor or the
Ir. Collins Certain claims of Peter
mletiHOti against the state,
llr. Terrell from judiciary commlt-
No. I Reported favorably the bill
Mr. Frymler to regulate
I creation and proceedings of private
rnorations, also a majority report
favorable to tilt bill to compel the
bunco of mandumus, and injunc
us in certain oases and to llx the
ue of the same: also a majority ro-
t unfavorably tho bill that upon
dissolution ot marriage by death it
11 not be lawful for the survivor to
ev any obligation of contract or
the payment of money against the
nniuiitv estate which wa.s barred
limitations; also, joint resolutions
uting leave or nosenco to county
ge of Nolan county and tho county
go 01 nayior county wuu auusu-
civing county commissioners nu-
rlty to grant leave of absence and
h uvoid applications to mo icgistn-
U1I90 1110 uili requiring tuuuij
vs to give omciai oonu sous to
cet the free school fund with the
iwlng substitute: aoacn county
sell or dispose oi juuu gtnnieu io
r educational purposes in sucn a
titer as may bo provided by the
misslonois' court of suoh county
tlie proceeds of such sale nhnll be
steii in bonds of the Htate or
ted Stales bonds and held by said
tv alone as a trust for tho benefit
iiblic free schools therein, only the
rest thereon to be used and ex-
ded annually, provided that all ob-
tiont under tho authority or tne
mlssiouer's court for payment of
:itv lands shall bo deposited with
made payable to tno treasurer oi
county: unfavorably tho bill de-
ng who are ofllcers in this state.
r. ration, lor judiciary cominmee
2 Unfavorably the bill author-
g tho entering of a judgment nunc
tunc against a ueienuant
victed in a felony case ia hit
nee at a subsequent term
ourt to (lie one at which he was
vicied; favorably tho bill making
in offence for a county cleik in
ntieswiieio records havo been de-
yed by lire to permit any deel to
viiutiruwu within twelve montns
r the same is tiled; favorably the
relating to trespasses upon di
ed lands with the following
ndinent."insertiUK nfterowncr the
'ds fluent, lessee or person having
harue," andstrikiifu out the words
all carry a gun, thereon nor catch
irom water," and insert "ior mo
oso of tishing or hunting with
and firearms;" favor-
the bill amending article
section three, chapter three, of tho
of criminalnroceedure. relative to
pay of Jurors in certain cases,., and
ming that their pay snail not ex
one dollar and twenty-live cents
day: favorably the bill amending
cle 180 of the penal code.
y Mr. Matlock Authorizing the
missloner of Baylor county to with
v from the land olllce certificates
id to Baylor county for free school
Mr. Travlor To prohibit tho
iff or minors without tho consent
icir parents or guardians, and to
i peiiallv therefor: also to nay the
pnheu of attached witnesses in rel
y Mr. Kiel burg To compel persons
ouniics wjiero tno roeorus nave
i destroyed to record their deeds
oiner papers; also a hill providing
hotel and boarding hou&o keepeia
1 have a lien upon tho property
baggage of owners for board and
Mr. Buchanan Tha certain J
' lying within tlio corporation of
?s and towns which is used strictly
agricultural purposes shall not bo
'o for city or town taxes.
LV Mr. Davie Kencalinc article 01
lie penal eodo wliero per-on
ged as principals ami accomplices
ecsorlos in indiefmont.s cannot be
"duced us witnesses for ono
Mr. Flomlmr A bill Increasing
fees of district clerks in certain
LV Mr. (Jibbs To nrovidc for the
and h.nsi rifiiil itniiix suf, aimrl for
Iboncllt of the common free schools.
IvMr. Travlor That the portrait
lUyld Cro-kett now in the senate
puoer bn framed. Adopted.
li Mr. Houston Remilrlng the
f-Ttunvnt to submit all constitutional
Faunieiits to u vote of tho people.
NllM tonmniifl nrlh.lit 1.107 of the
Mu statutes was taken up.
r Cbeslev ollurod n substitute pro-
lnK for the mv of fees and mileage
ttW.lw,.l . till .....I
""-lien wituosses. tiio inn "
il . T" '
siuu Ion providing
. excliisivo of the tax necessary to
the public debt, hhall never exceed
Hot nvnAil Itfnntv.lli'n C!Mt.
lent for aebts incurrcJ prior to tho
w niuii or tuu act, was Uiken up.
r uavi proposed to
to amend oy
,r IhiTls cm-red io amend by
..,-, 1 .1 ..u.i(aiI.iIW A ' TII II il.i iiwnuin i
striking out "forty''
Lost, nnd Mr.
Davis' amendment adopted.
Mr. Fleming otlV red to amend by
striking out the word "Incurred prior
to the adoption of this amendment."
On motion Mr. Pope, further consid
eration of the motion was postponed
Tlio bill designating who shall be
competent witnesses In criminal ac
tions was ordered engrossed.
The bill to maku a change hi the
practice with reference to the time and
manner of instructing Jurors, was lost.
Tho bill extending the time within
which nil lands that have
been sold for taxes, ami
bought In by tho state may be redeem
cd. was taken up and referred back to
Tlio bill providing for placing in the
locks county convicts who refuse to
work was lost. The bill authorizing
tho settling of caiues for trial In ills-
trlctor county courts was laid on tho
t tble, Htibject to call. The bill author
izing tho printing board to contract
for 5,000 copies of tho general laws of
the sixteenth and seventeenth legis
latures was ordered engrossed.
Mr. Terrell moved that the senate
chamber bo tendered Hon. Mr. Coombs
on Wednesday to lecture In. Adopted.
Adjourned to 10 a. m. to-morrow.
Tho hoube met at 10 a. m. The
umial number of excuses were granted.
Messrs. Randall, Frymler and Cramer
were added to tho committee on state
affairs. The concurrent resolution
instructing the committee on judi
cial districts to report n bill for 'tho
equalization of labor in different dis
tricts was called.
Mr. lllll moved to reconsider tho
vote passing the resolution and said
lie regarded tlio redisricting of the
state at this time as unnecessary. He
thought if the house should go into
tills matter tho members would be
compelled to remain hero at least
twenty days longer than they otherwise
would. It any lull tnai no was over
worked let him retire to private prac
tice. Mr. Frymler hoped the
resolution would not be re
considered and urged strongly
in its lavor. He cited the fact that in
the first and thirty-first districts there
arc 28,000 and 82,000 population re
spectively, while in tho filth there are
only 1,00J. He said that home judges
havo comparatively little to do, while
others have scarcely tlnio toget around
their circuits. Mr. Hall said he did
not make tho motion in tlio interest of
districts in hh portion of thestate, but
for tho whole state, and hoped tho
motion would prevail
Mr. Hazel wood coincided with Mr.
Fry i i r, and said it was nece i-ary for
something to be done in mmie of tho
districts as there was more woik than
could possibly be done under tho pres
ent ilnangement. He moved to lay
the motion of Mr. Hill on tho table,
which prevailed. Tlio vote was forty
three yeas to thirty-nine noes,
tliirty-two being absent. This leaves
tho resolution in the hands of tlio
committee under the original in
structions. MEMOHIALS AND l'KHTIONP.
By Mr. Harkness Petition asking
tho civil nnd criminal jurisdiction or
the Uvalde county court bo restored.
By Mr. Moore of Eastland Petition
of citizens of Stephens county relative
to the county court thereof.
By Mr Foster of Grayson Petition
of the mayor and council of the City of
Denison asking that the. constitution
bo amended so as to permit cities to
make provisions for city Improvement.
By Mr. Cochran Memorial of the
citizens of Dallas as to the
extension of tiio corporate
limits thereof, so as to talco in iNw
Caledonia; , also, a protest upon the
samo subject from the citizens of the
By Mr. Kendall Providian for the
pay of wltnessos in criminal cases.
lly Mr. Townsend For tho islief of
Mrs. Sydney L. Cole, widow of David
Cole, a Texas veteran, granting her a
By Mr. Pendleton Requiring rail
reads to construct wagon crossings at
nnnvotiP.nt. nnintq nloiKT thoir lines.
By Mr. Phelps Prescribing the
regulation of gates on third-class roads.
Ht Mr. Mooro of Eastland 1 or
tho protection of money or other prop
erty abiding tho result of any suit.
By Mr. Robinson of Jack That
reports intended for tlio use
of members be distributed to
tliose elect before tlio convening of the
legislature. , , ., ,
By Mr. Dennis Requiring collect
ors to report under oath tho character
of collection nnd pay the samo over to
iiv (r Wnnds Providlnc for tlio
opening of public roads and repealing
chapter 1, tltlo 87, or the
Bv Mr. Jackson Regulating
fees of sherltls and other olllcers.
By Mr. Abbott To restore the civil
und criminal jurisdiction or the conn y
courts- of El Paso and Presidio
counties. , ., ,
By Mr. Cramer To amend the law
authorizing tho county commissioners
to levy a tax for court houso purpose.
By Mr. Swan To amend tho law
requiring tho making up of roll by
tax assessors and recording tho samo.
Bv Mr. Wyatt-To repeal Hiib-dlvl-sion'of
article 30, title 61, chapter 1,
of the revised statutci, making
reading and writing a prerequisite as a
t ijj I
Bv'Mr. Jones To amend the law hi ;
rerorencoto foreclosure of judgiiients
OIDvIOM?ailuHliliiff-ncisulntlnR the I
fces'offhorifls for feeding prisoners.
By Mr. McGarlty -To aincnd article
740 or the penal code, making tho of.
renso for tho theft of horsi? f the
value of ono hundred dqllars ten years
in the ponlteutisry.
By Mr. Bt-jiaviiles-To make vac
lUSOLl'TIOXS. , ,
By Mr. I,cJ-Jolntresouiitongiv..
John P. Kelwy, comity Judco b lrr
county, leave of ubsciice tor ninety
lllBy' Mr. Townsend-Fora committee
to act with n like committee of the
..... t ia in Alamo and confer
BCIKIIU l' .... ...-r - .. .,..
servo in a proper
By Mr. Brown-That it bo the sense
.."l.r.. i . n... n utoilv urovlslon
be made for lunatics now confined in
county jaUH. The rcwnuuuii m c
ferr"dto the committee, on i asylums
with In-tructloiw toreport u bill.
By Mr. Hurst-For the appointment
of a co nmlttec to, nvesttgale the
7. V' B" , ru""" V c use by thestate; also toy sit Goliad
rrT.nln.1 .. nm , line tho (Ulli KmVCS Of Fallllin I l 1
wUeMi-'. te"v-. -"O I " .t l.n iJ HllfHiHirV' 111 III VT
ibut i in stato . ami asceruiui h. "-v-" -....,.
llltlill!' vev. -
tiniiiiMF wiiii ri-iiii:
FORT WORTH, TEXAS, TlfESDA
debts of doubtful validity, known as
the university and common school
bonus. The speaker appointed Messrs.
Hurst, Upton aud Cochran as ssld i
By Mr. Kendall Oiling the fact
that much complaint lias been mado
by membera, of newspapers subscribed ;
for and not delivered, and directing'
the committee on contingent expenses
not to audit bins irom puuiisncrs that
aro without evidence that tno pnpars
havo been sent as promised. Adopted,
By Air. MoKinney-l'or a sub-committee
to visit tho state schools at
Bryan, Prairlo View and Huntsvllle.
By Air. Hazlewood Resolution com
pllmentary to and commending the
administration of ex-Governor O. M.
ItobcrtK. Adopted unanimously.
By Mr. Jjco To appoint nu addi
tional committee clerk. Lost.
A messago from tliescnatu announ
ced tho passasro of the substitute for
ho so hill withdrawing public lauds
from tlio market. The house co .uir
red in tho senate substitute.
IlKPOltTS of commit rKi:.s.
Mr. Acker forjudtciary No. 1 Ad
versely the bill prohibiting tho carry
ing of fire arms on tho enclosed premi
ses of another; tiio bill requiring road
over-seers to make complaints before
justices of precincts instead of county
attorneys; tlio bill legulating appeals
from county and district courts in
misdemeanors; house bill 142
relating to the pay of grand Jurors; the
bill requiring tho processes to counties
other than where suit is brought to be
I accompanied by the foes; the bill re
quiring the sales ot land unuer execu
tion to bo advertized; tlio bill relating
to penalties lor adultery and fornica
tion; tho bill making it a penal otlbuso
for a commissioner ot courts to approve
the bond of tax collector without tho
latter producing lecelpts from the
state and county for previous taxes;
the bill naming this penalty for the or
ient of assault with intent to commit
robbcrv. Favorably tho bill permit
ting defendants In criminal wises to'
testify; the bill reserving to tho benefit ,
of scliool funds alternate sections of
lands heretofore surveyed by railroads
or Individuals; tho bill allowing the
forgery of a title to lands
to be prosecuted in tho comity wheio
the land lies; the bill empowering
constables in cities of 10,000 inhabit
ants to appoint deputies, amended to
make the number of inhabitants to
0,000 or over.
The committee asked that tho bi"s
regulating attachmentsuits be printed.
Rofurrcd back to the committee.
Mr. 1X111, from judiciary No. II Ad
versely thu hill allowing parties con
victed ot misdemeanors 33$ cents a
day, lusteadofoO cents. A mlnoiity
rupoit was tiled; adversely, the bill to
prevent employing of minors without
tho consent of parents or guardians;
the bill ro-'ulatlng the sale of liquors In
It ail option districts; increasing tlio
penalty or the present law, and extend
ing to physicians giving prescriptions
to persons not sick, to fine
and imprisonment not less llun
thirtv duvs for the first of
fence, and lor the second offence, fine
of $200 and imprisonment for not less
than three months, and giving half
the penalty to tholutbrmer. A minor
ity report was filed.
Mr. JNash, lorinecommiiiei; tmiiu
fairs Tho claim of Win. Sanlan, cx-
Hhcriff of Cameron county, for convey
ing prisoners to thu penitentiary. Re
ferred to tlio committee on claims and
accounts. On tho billslrautlng pen
sions to veterans, tlio committee re
ported a substitute giving pensions to
all indigent veterans provided for in
tho constitution; unfavorably on bills
granting pensions to divers veterans
because provided for in tho general
bill; favorably, with an amendment,
the bill relating to the pay of assessors
and collectors; favorably house bill 101
relut ve to fish and game.
Mr. La mtt, for tho commerce
cmmltte Favorably, the bill
auiiioriJng county comnilsioners to
appoint public weighers.
Mr. McKlunoy.for tho committee on
educational affairs. Adversely,
tho bill to purchase ouo
hundred and llity thousand
school books containing the constitu
tions of tho United States and state
of Texas and the penal code of the
lattor. The conimittco ask that tho
bill authorizing tho auditing and pay
ment of claims of Huperintentents of
public schools prior to September 1st,
1870, bo refeired to tho finance com
mittee. Mr. Chambers of Tarrant county, for
tlio committee on counties and county
finance Reported favorably on
tho bill for tho transcript
of county lecords In certain
r.n Ailvorxolv the bill nroviduu
an' olilco roll for justices of tho peace In
Mr. Woods, for the committee on
elections Adversely bills III and 101.
In the contested e.iso of Cotton vs.
Gass from Coryell county, tho commit
tee reported unanimously In favor of
the contestant. After some discus
sion on a motion to postpone, the re
port or the committee was adopted and
Cotton sworn in. , I
Mr. Cnvcii, of tho agricultural com
mittee Reported favorably on bill 11,
and asking that bill 41 bo printed mr
q'lio committee on constitutional
amendments tmd judicial districts
asked for fuither time.
Mr. Dennis, for tho committee mi
federal relations-Reported favorably
on the resolution endorsing tho pen-
'sionlug of Mexican war veterans.
Mr. Cilbbs' land bill provides ior tne
uuii&iiyiiiK iiiims n" """
ivides cultural and timbered, and provides
for the leasing at not less man six
cents pur nore and for selling. at not
Jes than two dollar for unwatcred.
two dolliiM and a half for watered and
five dollar for tlmbeied, the quantity
leaned not to exceed twenty sections
nor less than six in any ojn tract. The
section on which there is fresii water
cannot bo subdivided for sale or lease.
Ml lands are to no soiu or icaseu m
auction to the highest bidder, uctiril
settlers to havo tho preference.
Discoverers of mineral on uny cf the
lands. shall have twenty iiurw f t he
deposit; the whoh management of the
sale and disposal of land to bo under
the control or a branch land oiHw.
The bill reported favorably to-day
hi tlio houso makes tho fee of bothas
Hessoro and collectors five par cent
vrltbu provision that their aalnriw
..1...I1 ..;. ,x..pd :t.0)i)Der nniium.
This bill will probably nw the houso 1
i,t.,il.irrAu' nt twelve o'clock. I f Henu-
IV ),a ai.ltlltnrltil CieCllOll IM1VV.-J "
.- r..lA U in luivu U11V ODD
in, k . ; - r
r.,t imu mil vet ueveioieii. iv
orted to night that the independent
w "n lei il i cotitpllintntary vote for
!!w wi iuKvUo .It I iut stated.
Notice of contest has boon served on
F. J, Dull', member of tho liouo from
Brazoria county, but as yeU tho eon.
teslnnt hits not appeared
flies for lour thousand nee-'
tlons of land wero placed 1
In tho land office to-day. . j
Tho Ihisinosa ltancli 'soslntlon
filed a charter to-day. The business
office is at Laredo. Capital stock'
uiendmcnt to tho charter ot tho
San Antonio Water Works was filed
to-day Increasing tho capital stock to
118.000. ' i
Weatherford street Improvement
bonds to tin amount of f7,CH)0 were
registered to-day in tho comptroller's
Adjutant-General King has not
beam from four of his companion in
four weeks and is at a loss, to under
stand It. J
The Hartford Insurance Company
was grunted a license to do business In
tho state for the current year for 18B2.
Its gnus premiums, were1 $55,514.71 ;
losses Incurred fS3,440.j.
Ben Thompson arrived here Sun
day night having been acquitted t
San Ananuio of tho killing or Jack
Harris. He was mot at the depot by
a larf e number of his personal friends
and escorted up town. Tho colored
people with whom Thompson Is very
popular, took out a brass baud to meet
iilin. Tliojnpsoa looks welt after his
He Feaojos on His PaIs and Gives the
Ait lnterMlnc Narrative Ounrnliir the
l'hu'uli Turk Murder.
Dublin, January 22. Atiie hearing
of tlio charges of conspiracy in tho
police court Saturday, Karrell, the In
former, proceeded with his story.
Siiillus were observed in the faces of
some or the prisoners when ho de
tailed the conversation with Brady
about the Chier Secretary 'JJrady, In
dignantly called him a lljtr. Farrell
who Is described as a Vain man, is
about, twenty-eight years old. aud
sandy complectlou. The witness
continued his testimony. On three
successive evenings some persons wero
watching for tho secretary. Carley
came one evening In a cab draw n by
whllo horses. Carry the counsellor
remained. Carley spoke to him, then
the men were told to go home. On
the way the Phomlx Park murderer
met llradv in a public ltou-o
with McCatlby. Brady asked when
he would be done with work. He said
at 7 o'clock. Brady Hiid that would
be too late. Mulli.ll frequently sent
directions to witness In writing. Ho
always burned them. He used tho
name or Salmon IT the hiislucH) was
Tor a center meeting, and the nu no
FUlier if for the inner circle assassina
tion olub. He received a letter from
iiullelt Instructing them to be near
Merrlon Square tho morning of tlio
day the attempt was made to absas-
hIiuKu Judiru hawson.
got ten years ior mat auenipi,
was a membvr or tho organization
The witness met IielaUcy that
day. The latter stated thero would be
something new soon and added that
he had his work berore him, that
evening. Hunlan iras nyith, him Fri
day before the muderous attack was
made. Witness wac at a secret meet
ing at which James Mullett, a director
of Dublin, presided. He ws asked to
meetMullett and another man at
Angure Saturday. Ho was lalu for the
appointment and thu next day Mul
lett upbraided him. Brady, Carley
and Kelly being present Mullett told
the witness to meet him next day
ut four o'clock on Duke street, but
witness declined. Mullett threat
ened if he did not meet him he
would call at 4:30. Witness know
what that meant and said under tlie-e
conditions he would meet Mullett. Ho
kepttho appointment and met Mullett.
Dwery and Mullett were in a public
hoiue. Haitian alsocamo in nnd Mul
lett sent them out, two at a time. Wit
ness went to Weetland Jtow and Hait
ian Westmoreland street. Timothy
Kelly met them on tlio way ami asked
him if witness had a revolver. Hunlun
said ho had not. Hurley then gave
him one which the authorities now
havo at Wcatland Row. He met Mul
lett, Hanlan, Fegan, Smith and Molo
ney. He told Carley ho did not
know what he was brought there for.
Mullett said that after tho ncuflle he
would title h place convenient to the
imp. Ho told him to stand on the
opposite side and if he considered the I
police wero going tonrre.it him, to
shoot, ir not, not to Intcrfeic. Tho In
tended victim was Barrett, fori'iimu of
the Jury In tlio Hlncs case. Mullett
wastoglvcun envelope toBarrctt while
(rousing the street and Malloy
was to attract Barrett. Wit
ness stayed thero fiom five
and went away at 5:20, A short
time before his ariest ho met Hanlan
in a public houso anil showed the
summons charging him with being im
plicaleO In the murder. AVitness said
the government, could not belli posses
sion of such information. Hanlan
told him Brady, Delanoy and Kelley
were In Westmoreland street. Brady
wont lu a cart to North Frederick
street, while Hanlan walked behind
.ml IChIIv in front of him. Hanlan
nut u white hundkeichlef around ills
neck that ho would bekuown to Brady
and Kelly. Biady caught hold of
Field, who mado a blow at him with
.1 ltu. .!. I a. r. i-.l . .j 1 lill-llfl
an uini'ieiin. inwiy uhui-j rivm
il. .wn and htnbbed him several
hlabucd iiiui several
iinimi whllu on- tlio uround.
Thero was three young
men elanding in tlio roau. uue oi ; rcvuniiuif' inuro spirited imm imunouii
them wunteiT to Interfere, but the , expectrd, ni probably fearing it
others would not allow him. After domontral lull on the part of t lie pas
Fields was slabbed Brady ami Kt-IIy Iscnger, decamped. No one Is known
Jumped on 'a car. When Kelly got on to imyo been killed or wounded,
the car he !ut hlslutl. Kavunuughof The nam tigers wero not molested.
Towmond utiett drove the car. , A illupatch o Welle. Fargo A Cc,
Being cross-examined, w If now said , from Ciirnn says, n storo at Gold
no order for the nnssiiu)llon was ever Moitnlulu M'jh robbed Thursday or
received from the Fenian secretary, ij'riday by mouutcd and marked men,
Orders used wero to be given fnyn the i and tho proprietors mid two clerks
asns-tiititlon s clct v. MullMt wh the i killed. The toad agouta then went to
mail rcspotislblo tor the conspiracy. I a store nt Silver Peak and lobbed It,
Witness would never Jiaveneep ucre ji Kilting nip jropneioi.s mm one
1 1.. U',ia, .inmtoil mil v with tlie Fcnifm Two of the robbers were also 1
soeletv of Fenian Brotherhood. Gold Mountain uad Silver Peak
He find been duped Into tlio society i Soutliwcfctern Kovudu, distant
by U.irley. Saw Bradley ropcaU-'my at
meeting!). Witness was growing sick
oftlio whole thing. How It was a
sham aud a itehixlun, good only for
those who lived by It. lie know only
;i mlto about It, to some oi tuose on inu
dock. During the seven ov eight
ycan he had neon m tno tociciy u
.,.. nl,..n. u fuOU'Aaml nnnifl imCi! fllUV
had not uiuofet ot r.
never dead, however.
ucl to o'li-y Instruct!
l.iwi not iihiecs of moefinL'. It'wn,iri niaklim rapid Mrldcw toward tin?
JANUARY i-3, IS'STJ. "" " ' VtiiTTSV
I Tolls tlio Terrible Tale of tho Western
Hl VTlfo mitt lH!o Ilunint Allm Whllr
I Up l.yHplplr,
t San Francisco, January 22. A Te-1
uaciiipu dispatch Pays the coroner's
Jury found n verdict in tlio train disas
ter case that the victims camo to their
' death by tho neglect, of Conductor
i ltecd and Brnkeman Potter. Tho
verdict Is iot yet improved by thu
coroner. Two bodies vro Identified
as those of KIngau and Fred Groin
fort, discharged soldiers of company II,
sixth cavalry. John F. Cause!, ono of
1 1 no sleeping car passengers nrrivcil
in tho city yestt'rday. He says:
"I think it must havo been but a fow
. moments ftftof tho train started. I
woke and realized we were In danger,
but how 1 could not tell. Wo were
lushing along tho mountain side at a
... lht a..1 .! .....1 t. .. r - .. i
ll'lllllll VL'llllHl.Y HUM III II 1UW I'CCOIIIIS a i
crasn came, over we went unit a thous-'
and splluteri and pokes of debris
completely burled us. Quickly us
possible 1 was on my feet working to
maku exit through tho masses under
which wo wero burled, to sitvo myself
and other occupants ofthutraln. Every
where T found myself hemmed
by masses of wreckage. My wife, 1
think, was killed by tlio first shook, as
her hands wero cold when I touched
them and my calls remained un
answered. 1 cleared a passage along
tho hog chain for some yeveiiteon teet
till I reached the place where Miss
Squires was imprisoned, 1 hoard her
Kcrcaui for help. Sho told mo she
was untnjuicl but merely Uuablo to
get out of tho window. Flames began
breaking through where 1 was work
ing and i was driven back to
whero J know no hope for es
cape existed, and retreating
merely to avoid a fiery death. I Went
back to my wife for tlio fourth time,
and now could only grasp her hair.
Again and again 1 called to her Ibr
some sign of life, but all to no purpose,
(hises aud fiames now droyu me from
her side, aud as a last cil'ort 1 burled
myself in tho debris when hope had left
me. Tho men working from tho otitsldo
accidentally oonto upon and drew half
of my body out, but there 1 became
lodged, our combined ollbrts proving
unavailable to free mo from jhe de
bris. Finally I succeeded In dropping
through a hole made for me by the
rescuers, I was the onlyono who over
reached the light of day from under
that heap of ruins."
Potter Ashe, who was on tho train
wrecked utTehaohlpa, says: "Wo were
awakened by the swinging of the caw
going at about tho into of povouty
miles an hour, wo had just aroused
ouraclvcn when the crash came.
Our maid was burled lu tho debris,
my wire and I railing on top
of her. Tho car immediately took
lire and was forced to take thu timber
and burning boards off the maid
piece by piece. Tlio car became en
veloped In smoke. In thu breaking of
n window at the top or a car I suc
ceeded In securing my wife and maid
and pushing them through tho win
dow. Wo weio climbing off from tho
car nearly suffocated by smoke when
I heard a man calling lor help aud be
seeching us not to leave him ad I
reached down through the biokeu win
dow aud succeeded in gutting hold of
Governor Downey's hand and pulled
him out nearly strangled. While hul
lug tlio maid to the ground my wife
stopped on a window aud fell through
luio tho car again. Thu car by thit
time wus burning rapidly. It Is impos
sible to tell how 1 got her out,
jumped with her to the ground aud
Immediately ran down tho hill to
avoid the Humes. Remm leaving the
carl pushed through the widow useal
skin cloak dolman lined with fur, two
blankets and a mattress. 1 had no
other clothing except a nlght
bhlrt. Tim wind was blow
ing strong and intensely cold. Wo
wero surrounded by the dead and dy
ing. Governor Downey, Mr. Cassel,
my wife and maid, Mr. Howard Til
ton, who rendered great assistance and
acted splendidly, a child of Mr. Water
house mid myself occupied tlio mat
tress, and wero only protected by
ti blanket, until iitslHUiuce camo
fiom Tehachlpa. Tho railroad pcoplo
did everything in their power to re
lievo our distress anil from the superin
tendent down to btakeman acted with
delicacy and courtesy. Wo were pro
vided at Tohnchipa with warm clothes
and contfortiddo houses.
Hold nublmrUn ami Munliu-lir I)peratlu(ii
lu I lie AVi'nl.
San Francisco, January 22. About
1 o'clock this morning Irom eight to
twelve mounted and masked men rodo
up to Monlello station, on the Central
Paclllo. sixteen milci weit of Ogden,
ei.ed two whites and hulfudexcuGlil-ut-vohcctlonmen,
robbed them or what
valuables thoy had on their persons
and locked them up In a (auk house.
Thoy then mounted the eaut bound cr
praa train which camo lu soon after.
Two of tlio highwaymen jumped on
tlio engine, overawed tho engineer tintl
fh email, and side-tracked the train.
Tho remainder of tho gang first
sel.cd tho train men and robbed them
what valuab es tliev possessed
and confined themselves in tho tank
house. Thoy then attacked the ex-
press car. ilero thy wero met by
rapid liHllado .Irom A. Gro.s, express
iiiesscnger. Tlie flro wits returned
brisklv and homo thirty shots ex-
j changed, when the robbew finding tin.1
Hpc'cUl IO tl CJnKrttf.
Diitilcon, January 22, An Pitiployo
of tho railroad at this place witfe caught
, uctwcciuwo lauKsywcruay mm nau-
iy ei uauw.
The DfJlllsOll TlllDrOVCIUeilt COlUDatlV
completion of their addltlOit to Hwu-
Judge Piorton Hoto'tnd to bo Dying at
A Plaoo Who 'p Tlilevoj do Brdak Through
Biwplolotw Oharaotflra Hild
Identification at Oaldwell.
Spmillll totlin Ouznttn.
Meridian, January 22. ThU Is tho
Ural. Jury week of "tho district court.
Tilts first case on trial U Iho dniuago
suitor Greenlee vs. thu Gulf, Colorado
and Santa Fo Railroad Company,
The plaintiff, with his family, was
crossing tho railroad hack on tho
public road in u wagon drawn by
oxen. Tho oxen being frightened by
an approaching freight train, over
turned tho wagon, and It. Is aliened
that plalntHV'ft who received BOrlmiH.
aud permanent Injuries, ho therefore
sues for thirty-five thousand dollars.
Tho case excite couHlderablu Interest.
Colonel Sam .Tones, of Galveston,
and Colonel William Fiouruoy, or
Waco, aru representing the company
and Judge L. C. Alexander Is con
ducting tho case for tho plaintiff.
It Is understood that the grand jury
1h making It interesting for violations
of tho local option law.
A considerable number of sheep and
some cattle wero killed by the recent
J ny A (good for whom the governor
of Kansas offered a reward ofonolhou
Mtnd dollars Tor bin arrest and convic
tion, was arrested and placed in tho
county lull by M. Whltworth yester
day, ino crinio ior wnicu no waa
rested Is not yet known.
Hprulul to thu jMtli.
El Paso, January 22. A dispatch
from Hot Springs Hiiys Judge iMcrson,
ono or our largest property owners,
nnd who has Just completed a forty
thousand dollar hotel here, Is lying
there lu n critical condition and not
expected to llvo twenty-four hours.
A bold robbery was committed lu
('hh)iihtift on Saturday last, A store
of Ben Shuster's, prominent El Pnso
merchant, wius entered and money and
goods to tho amount or 1,C0D taken,
The thieves havo since been capture i
and most or tho booty recovered.
Je'hlc Roberts, a woman or ill-fame,
returning yesterday from an absence of
Homo weeks round her houso which
had been rurnlslied, completely gutted
and not an article left. Thefts of this
sort tiro becoming numerous and tho
town Is thronged with tlauips.
A new street railway company has
been organized and to-day n lino was
mrvoyedon San Antonio street cast
from El Pnso sit set.
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Bpeolul to the Ounette.
Caldwell, January 22. Shurlir Wil
son arrested, yesterday, two men who
claim io be brothers, named John and
William Robertson. They also claim
to be from near Weildor, Gomuiloi
county, Texas. They arts about twenty
ono mid twenty-six years old, five feet
six Inches high, weight one hundred
and forty and one hundred and sixty
pounds, dark hair and eyes. Ono has a
pistol marked J. M. Croslcraud a white
handled knife uinrkcd J, M. Hill,
They offered their guard fifty dol
lars In' money unil u six-shooter to turn
them loose Inst night. They aro riding
good horses, ono n bay, tho other a
l'ibv. Any ono wanting these parties
should telcirraph Sheriff Wilson of
BurlCbon county, Texas, nt once.
Wjirnlu! In th CJuvellc.
San Antonio, January 22. Major
George Coolbougb, Iog lunoclatcd
with Governor Hunt, or Laredo, in
speculations, died midden ly to-day.
Ben Thompson was acquitted yes
terday r the murder of Jack Harris
aud returned home.
Davo Aifgttsllno and Ike
(,'ox, who aro chargod
with complicity In tlie murder or Dr.
Brazlll In Do Witt county In 1875.
were called in thu district court and
thocase dlsnilssud for want or prosecu
tion. They wore rearrested on another
Constable Fred Boder was acciden
tally shot In the thigh yesterday while
hunting on thoSalado.
Two deaths from mnall-pox huyo oc
curred within the last twenty-four
H)r.(ji.l to til Ouv.itt".
Houston, January 22. Last night a
flro broke out itia little frame building
on Travis Htrcct, It was after 11
o'clock. Two women and a negro man
were sleeping In tlio house. One of
the former was Mrs. Mary Clark, about
ninety years old, and was nick nt tho
time. The other white Woman aud ne
gro barely escaped. The old lady was
burned to death. Her body was naked
to a crisp iilmost.tiud her limits burned
off, except the bones und tlio head
burned nearly to ashes, Sho has been
living in the country slnco 183S. Her
husband died years ago.
A Gorman hero is raising n subscrip
tion to scud to the Uurnpuiin sufferers
bv the flood.
f Tho Houston Gun Club Jiavo con-
'IMin I I fllicjtiu, rilltl TUllll linl.rt
tractcii ior lour tuouHauu iitrus ior
I their big shoot, set Jor April 1(1. They
j will oiler tho biggest prize over ollered
, In thestate.
IilJirj li WtuoK AcrIou M ftiloty
IliMtll (irliuti; Ilnnt J'uil Xlorloix,
Dallas, January 22. Tho slockmcn
report homo loss, mostly lu lambs,
calves and young cattle, during the
pitocnt extremo cold fcpell. The
weather lias modenttcd greatly, and
tho Indications arc that the coldest
part ot the winter Is past.
United BtattM Marshal MoICuo has
received Information that hU tllstrlct
has bctn enlarged. Congress has au
nexed that portion of tho Indian Tor
iltory lying west of thu Missouri
Paclllo Railway track, und south of
the Canadian River to the northern
district of Texas. The legal luiidnww
of (hut part of the Territory will bu
done at Graham, Texas, IiikUmuJ of at
Fort Smith, Arkansao. 'as heretofore.
Tho people, ml ff,J well
as while, cf. . th anuexwl
n'trfon liu'o lomr derived such
n ehflhge principally on account of;
from the Arapa-
boo ftgonoy to Fort Smith k abotft. STtf
miles. Tho most dlKtuncwl potato R
the finnoxcd territory .are, from tvre
hundred to two hundred nH( urtv
miles nearer Graham than FortBmJtfi
That part or the territory emt olMtJw
mentioned river is still. In the.
western district of, ArkaMHM,
That west of thu railroad und berth
of tho Canadian River belong to the
southern district of Kansas, returnable
at Caldwell. Marshall MoKee Iim m.
pointed Mr. Harrington of Wheeler
county, us n deputy for tho Pniihandlo
nnd tho annexed district, Judge Mc
Cormlckwlll hold his first term ef
court utGrnham,filhoo tho Annexation.
In tlio early part of February.
Tho case 01 tho state vs. yVehtwerth.
Manning, chargod with perjury, came
up lu Justlco Kendall's Court, thk
morning, but was continued till Feb
Judge Kimrl Hunt, one of the lead
ing lawyera and Jurists of the state
died mtddenly last night of pneumonia.
Judgw Hunt was born in Gilford
county, North Carolina, October 7,
1820, and educated at Caldwell Insti
tute, Giconvllle, In tho titnto. In 1H4-J
ho went to Missouri, whero ho taught
school for two years. From
there he removed to Mtt
Hisslsslppl. In 1840 ho immigrated,
to Washington cotiuty, Texas, where
ho studied law und was admitted to
the bar in IS ID. Ho opened tin pfllca
at Bollvllle. He represented, Austin
county lu tho legislature In 18.')2 and
180001, as ho also did lit the constitu
tional convention in 1800. When the
wnr camo on ho espoused
thu Confederate cause, and
lu 1802 raised aud, commanded
throughout tho wnr a wwpany in the
Sixteenth Texas Infantry. Tho war
over, ho returned to Belleville, where,
on November 17. 18lks he married MIhh
Fautilo h, Springfield, who survive
him. 1 il lB7o he romoyed to this city,
where ho lived to tho thuuof hit death.
Judge Hunt held many officca
of trust In Dalian. lie filled,
tho olilco of district judge,
lor two years from mil to isjii. no
was notary public and srcniltlnif
alderman from tho third ward. Ho
was thoroughly honorable aud upright
in all things and was universally re
spected ami loved.
Tho friends of Chun, Doplce who
died ho suddenly Friday night,
not. satisfied with tlio verdict
or the coi oner's Jury, concluded to
bnvo a poiit mortem examination.
Accordingly DnotoM Pace, Sutton,
Schlfi', Ball and Allen, a chemist
mimed Elsenlohr wore engaged ur the
ptirpo.se. Tho content, of the stouuioh
were examined. They found that the
voidletorthc coroner's Jury, that ho
had come to bis death by an over-dose
or morphine, was ciirreul. Ills friends
rertiso to bellevo tho suicide theory.
Ho was hurled under the auspices of
thu IviilghtH of Honor aud had a very
I)mth or Wull Known Mikii-1)Utllirullfc-
ril VIllorn Tlieiupiim'i Ac-
Bpnolul to tlia O tvKtt.
Galveston, January 22,Worth W.
Moore, senior member of the late
firm or Moore, Btratton A Co., died
last night of consumption, Mr. Mooio
him been a millerer for years, amf
while ids death has not been unlocked
for, It is deeply regretted by tho entire
business community of wnlch ho wan
anactlvo and reliable member. His
funeral obBcquleu will bo observed to
morrow. B. Kay, secretary of tho Globe. Print
lug Company and Globe-Dcumarat,
St. Louis, who has been on business
sojourning In this city, left, to-day for
Now Orleans whero he will make a
brief stop and thence go to Florid.
Ho Is accompanied by his accom
Warner P. Sutton, tho efficient
American consul at Malamoras ar
rived yesterday with his family
on routo to his post of duty.
Mr. Sutton Is Just from
Washington, where ho was in consul
tation with Messrs. Grant and Tre
cott telatlvo to the Mexican treaty, of
which ho Hpeaks in .fluttering termuy
nticl Huy thuC If it Is ratified by con-
gress it will virtually give the
United States control of the Mcxiran
trade und bo highly beneficial
to both countries. Mr. Sutton will
leave upon the tlrstHtcnnicrJbrBrowMs
vlllo. , ,
Colonel J. O. Degress of Austin ia
hero, and will leave oil tho steamer
Whitney for Vera Cruz, en routo for
the City ot Mexico, for thu purpose ol
settling up tho business or his brother
who recently died In that city.
Col. Rudolph Fink, general manager
or tho Mexican Central Railway, will
leavo on the Htenmshlp Whitney wltlt
his family for Mexico In the niornhui
Mile. Rhea, tlio celebrated French
actress who Was to have
commenced an cngagoniont nt
tho opera houso to-night, ha
been dctulned by an accident on ther
Texas and New Orleans Railway from
Tho acquittal Of Ben Thompson not
only excites surprlso, but considerable
Indignation here at tho venality of the
A Hutch of IJotiUn mill lrfirii WliUIi My
Jersey City, N. J., January 2V-Tho
eleven boxes of papers selxeil
hero Sunday night at tho lu
HlaiicoofJiiy Gould havo bovn iilacotf
lu the keeping of n master In chuuuury
ptudiiig litigation, Auolllclitlof the
Mutual Union Company swore tho
property did not belong to hlfl coui
pnny. 'Tho cashier or tho firm of J. G.
Moore it Co. testified tho boxes nmr
contents belonglugito tiu.tfirm, Mooro
ifcCo.,nrotho ooiilrautors who built
tlio Mutual Union line,
Tho boxi'sup'on belnrfopenOd wore
found to contain ti vast quantify of
books mid paperti, Including voucher,
pnyfolU, qoutracts and other p.ipera
rehttlng to tKo accounts of Motiro&
Co,, which hud ncciimulatcd during
tho construction of tlio lines, Attor-juy-Gcncral
llussellln making his r
gurncut In fuvorof vacating the charter
of tho .Mutual Union Telegraph Com
pany, he claimed that thero hud bteii
frauds, in thu awards of instruction. oC
contracts, and It Is thought tlitwo nti-
per may throw bouio llgltt.oi theimb
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HVer troublos, JHuiidlce, eHt4i)UoH
oU Carter' 14t Mltlew rtuw m
provumtf nt Hlmost frdm' tlia Ami &m2
tsoiu at wnoiwwio uyt4i. BruwiwHf
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