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FOItT WORTH, TEXAS, S1UKDAY, JULY ?1. 1883.
VOL. 7. NO.195;
ANLY FIGHT WITH THE
iPohitu YmtoriUy Tho Srr
clii'd lmt Not Killed
Billon Very Itowitulc,
li Now York. "I I
July IK). At 10 o'clock
tuero wero singuiuriy
of a strike about tliu
ion otiiming. mere was
Ity about tlio receiving
nounim more, bottom
t iippourou cither in tlio
ODoriuinjr rooms, tho
uirtinont wns early oil the
full Of business. Not u
their oceuimtloii was the
ngratulntory and onoour-
nis lrom various onicers
endonts of the company.
in; telegraph llniS men had
this morning. It was
icro were alrout 400 line
is city aim vicinity, an 01
on a strike, and the tolo-
pnnics forces were hadly
Ami nhtlit tlio Western
lit in twenty-two lino men
ntiy districts. These men
n tliclr arrival ny tlio
d persuaded to attend a
J tho atrikers, where they
I'd. into tlio orianl.atlon.
:cd word lias been re-
'Chlcugo Hint 27f lino men
mul eono on astrlKe. Tlio
tlondod tlie telegraphers'
r on. At the latter imther-
tntcd lliat reports had been
in scouts wiio Had been
:e oiled of the strikuon the
Western Union olllces,
claimed it had but six
Mors, and these were
rkod day and night.
.the eltv olllces were
be closed, and reports from
showed tliat the situation
'where the same. It was
iiiuved anioiur tlio striKers
trouble would only last
dnys, and that the
would tie outlinm to
per.vthlmr. The tcleirraph-
g was largely increased by
lio liad come Hero to conier
trlkers. A committee was
Kto devise a system for the
uent of brotherhood funds to
is Tim illmuwll Imi uni-moil In
Khlug short of n completo
,by the companies of their
mid bo accepted.
estern Union oftlec, a force
if . . . .. j
o Hundred and lllty opera
nt work, and apparently
!, litulU rs..i...t till Cl 1.1.-
lfciiu n;nit3 wi.ijiiini.it. kjiiju-i.-
ueiu.y mini wiu muiuun iviia
irnging, the vacant places
by new Hands. Tiiey nun
e, tiioiiKli not tne regular
operators. Seventy-five of
torco 01 one Hundred and
es Had remained launiui,
ad succeeded in obtuiniuir
ierults. About onc-ouartcr
Ljworo with thein, and their
im woriving ciear witu too
iioslon and sonio ooutn-
"whero there was still some
nimunicutlon with Prook-
fouiul to be cut oil' this morn
Dgjto trouble in tlio cablo over
se."y They expected to bo able
business brought In to them
ithout any difilculty. Some
swj operators were llrst-oluss
idgnmny of them were old
6 who had not been in busi-
veral vOurs. Tho chief of
Ice reports there is no delay
M tliero, and mat,
ngis working satisfactorily,
omcrvillo said It was not true
got the chief operators had
vbul thut everyone of tlio
lye remained at their post.
iwing city olllces he said were
I this morning: Fifth Avenue
em. Manhattanvlllo, Ben-
Windsor Hotel, general
rund Central denot. Cur-
Btoek. cotton, produce and
("exchanges, and at somo
fM At Hurl lord.
jrd; .Inly 20. The telegraph
apposition lenialiiH principally
jeu with only the manager
fopenitor hi attendance.
raperniors rciusc 10 no vesir
I At SprliiKllMlil.
leld, Mass., July 20. The
situation remains uiicliauged
exception oi two additional
JriYoiii the country to the
loutrikors remain llrni.
ter, Mass., July 20. The tel-
Biators nra stui absent, mm
I, tho Western Union mana-
ln the olllee. savo the roln-
tof one lady who applied this
tnd was put to worK.
ce. R. I July 20. Tho slt-
riUelegraph circles remains un
PflJoth tho Western Union
irlcan itnplil olllces nro work
Ith full forces, with the
tn of ono man In the
fice discharged last night for
19 ko to work in tho compa-
lu icw voric,
111., July 20. Suporlutcnd
reports that tho business
dio olllco of tne western
nipany Is moving along
any percepuuio iricuon,
while there is not
1 rapid servleo, nover-
ill vital comnierclal 'nud
lessagcs nnd press dispatches
out over tue wires witnoui
lay. None of tho operators
t reported back for duty, but
wo come In from country
take their places, and old
k wlin liml irntii. Ititn fllinr
Business have also applied nnd
Km situations. On change
ling there was ndlslucllun-
ictl'o in tradlmr. nnd but
luslncss wns transneted
early hours, The
here thus far display
firmness in their determination to
stand out for a considerable period,
and express tho belief that the com
pany will hnve to ncccdo to tliclr do
Clnoin.intl, July '20. Tho Western
Union oflleo has received n number
more of oporntors to-dny, nnd business
Is being forwnrded fast ns received
to points not crippled. Two of
yesterday's strikers hnvo made nppli
cntlou for reinstatement. No action is
yet taken in their cttse. The strikers
maintain excellent deportment; they
continue active In trying to persuado
working operators to Join them.
The striking operators lmvo mado
arrangements to receive telegraphic
news from Now York, and nr hold
ing continuous secret session at head
tpinrtcra, At l'lttHliurR.
Pittsburg, Pa., July 20. No mate
rial change In the situation of the
strike. Tills morning the Western
Union had thirty-two oporntors at
work In the main olllee nud outside
there was somo little delay with way
business, but cverytning is moving
along ciulto smoothly. AJ1 branch
olllces excepting the Oil Exchange are
closed. The llaltlmoro and Ohio nro
AkttakBBlatftftat mfmhA ..l.ft.Bl tftltll. MlHilll llltlll
wuriwun mull; mu ty wim iiuLi; uiuu,
while the Mutual Union and Ameri
can Kapld are still refusing business.
At St. I. out.
Hi. Louis, July 20. Tho telegraphic
situation here tills morning is better
than It was yesterday and outmLtuitly
Improving. In addition to having
sixty operator!) at work in tho
niarii olllco, Manager Brown has re
opened a dozen branch olllces In the
city ami has (fa largo a force on
'change as can bo used to advantage.
Superintendent Baker Is receiving
fiivorablo advices from all parts of his
district, and business at all repeating
nnd important points is being more
than fairly well done. Application
for positions from old operators now
engaged hi other kinds of business are
llowing in by dozens. These nro gen
erally received with favor and there
seems to bono doubt but that within
twoorthreo days the company will
havo operators enough to fully run all
Its olllces In this section of the coun
try. At l.oulavllli).
Louisville, Ky.f July 20. The strike
situation here is worse than yesterday,
and business on lines requiring the
use of tho telegraph is virtually sus
pended. The Western Union has only
two llrst-elass operators at work, who,
with live or six beginners ninko up the
force. Tho Baltimore and Ohio wns
opened to-day by nn olllclal of the
company, who is taking the most Im
portant business. The Western
Union has put up n notice that all
messages are subject to delay, and to bo
sent by tho mall If neccasary. The
strikers hold nn enthusiastic meeting
this morning and initiated live new
members. Up to noon they had added
seven to tho number that "struck yes
terday. One of these is an operator
wllo worked last night, Tlie meeting'
was conlldont, and It resolved to hold
out till the Inst. There Is much com
plnlnt in business circles about thu
Interruption of trade, but It must
be confessed that merchants
generally side with strikers.
nn; vi:sti:kn' union iioi-kkul.
New York, July 20.--Thu executive
department of tho Western Union
was early oir baud to-day nnd full of
business. Not a small part of their oc
cupation was reading congratulations
and encouraging telegrams from tho
various olllcors nnd superintendents of
the eonipnny. The most note-worthy
of these wns that from General Super
intendent B. C. dowry, sent laHt
night from Chicago. His is tho
largest nnd most important district in
the country, covering the entire West
as far as tlio Paclllc coast. Ho reports
as follows: Tho situation is Improving
rapidly. St, Louis has n full force,
nud the Southwest Is loyal at. all prin
cipal points. In Texas, Arkansas and
Louisiana nobody has left. The whole
force has returned to work at St. Joe,
Mo., saying they had been deceived.
Five of them will return
at Evansvillo, and live or slxsgo back
In the morning at Cleveland. All tho
force at Columbus. Ohio, aio In the
union, but refused to strike.
Superintendent Miller at Cincinnati
reports business clear hist night except
for Memphis. Ho says everything' Is
all right at Cleveland and Detroit.
Superintendent Wallack of tho In
diana district Is very solid. BusIiipss
is up in his district. '
Superintendent Dickey, at Omaha,
reports that hia olllces are well man
ned. Superintendent Clowry adds: Wo
have moro men in Chicago to-night
than wo can use. They nro pour
A ItKWAKl) OKKKKI2D.
Tlio lollowlng has been Issued by
the "Western Union Telegraph olll
olals: "Five hundred dollars will bo
paid for the arrest and con
vlution of anv noVsou unlawfully
orinallcloubly Injuring, molesting, or
destroying any ot the property, hues,
posts, wires or cables of this company,
or in any way obstructing or Interfer
ing with tho sending of its messages
by injury to or interference with the
wires, batteries, currents or Instru
ments on lines of this company.
Wkstrun Union Tiujuikavh Co.
Bv Tuos. T, EcKKiir, Acting Presi
dent. N. B, Tho full penalty of tho im
prisonment and lino provided by law
for tho above named oil'onces will bo
enforced In all cases.
THE RIFLE TEAM.
THE INTERNATIONAL 00NTE8T AT
Joint Hull I.onerit llli ring to Vouuc
Atnorlcu Oetnlln uf the Day's
OYKIt TUB UCKAX.
Aiulcnhla Ailjuntinunt of tho Mtitliicnicnr
London, July 20. Tho Times? cor
respondent at Paris says there is every
appenranco that the dltlbrenco be
tween France and England AVtll bo
easily settled. , .
The StandariVa correspondent at
Berlin asserts that the English nnd
French cabinets havo arrived nt an
ninicnblo understanding concerning
tho Taumtnve trouble.
.Wimbledon, July 20. The Ameri
cans nt two hundred yards range
scored S.j2; British 310.
0 a. in. Evcrylng Is In rendlness for
the great rlHo contest between the
American and British tenuis. Thu
contestants will bo as follows:
British team Private MoVlttlc,
Corporal Bates, Corporal Perry, Sur
geaut Dods, Major Young, Major
Pt'arse, Quarter-Master Goldsnilth(
Private Glbbs. Captain Oadsolo. Pri
vate Lowe, Mnjor Humphrey, Private
Amer oan team Lieutenant Walter
Scott, Sergeant T. J. Dolan, Sergeant
W. L. Casli, Sergeant W. L. Pauld
ing, Sergeant A. B. Van Houhpi', Pri
vate J. W. Brown, Private C. W. Hln-
inan, rnvaio jji. w. huh, rrivato
Jno. Smith, Privates. I. Scott. Tho
shooting will bo done In rounds, each
contestant ilrtng seven shots nt each
10:.'t0 n. in. Tho Impression prevails
Mutt tho Englishmen will win on aoj
count of the superior rltles whlqh they
use. Weather fair, but strong brcezd
blowing across the range with a ehop
10:;i0 a. m. Tho Aineiienn team hns
j'ist arrived on tho ground; alj well.
12:12 p. m. Tho match has just
commenced. Smith of the Americans
team tired llrst. Hntuing slightly.
12:20 p. m. Light good for shooting;
i:io wind nas dropped.
UWMi p. m. Itis now raining smart
ly and tho wind rising; lljiht remains
good. Tlio following is tlio score-"1 nt
American team. Smith, 2!); W.
Scott, 2!); Joiner, 20; Brown. .'10; 8.
taC'jtt, nil; jjoiaii, ;u, roiiarn, ;w: unsn,
2S, Hlnman, 20; Bull, 25, Paulding, 31;
Van Houser, 20. Total at 200 yards,
British team Young, 30; Pearso,
27; Goldsmith, 31; Gibbs, 20; McVlt
tic, 20; Bates, 20; Godsale, 27; Lowe,
20; Parry, 28; Dcds, 2S; Humphrey,
20; Wattloworth, 31. Total at 200
The mlddlo squad of Americans shot
with Bemlngton rltles, the others used
Brown ritles. The Americans say
their lire was slow. , Many of the
British voluntecs noticed Mint n num
ber of the Anierlcnns shot with their
thumbs under the trlKKor guard. Fir
ing will bo resumed nt 2:30 o'clock.
The two teams finished firlng.nt 200
yards within u' few seconds of each
other. Although the Americans wore
abend they expressed tho opinion Mint
they ought to nave done better. The
English account for their Inferior
Bcoro by saving that they aro not ac
customed to tiro at 200 yards etund
ing. 2:30 p. in. Ruin continues still, but
fhcliglitis very good. There was a
very largo attendance of peoplo otl the
ground this morning, but tho crowd Is
Total score at 500 yards, American
300 ; British 357.
3 p. m. When shooting was re
sumed It was raining heavy. The fol
lowing was tho score at 500 yards :
American team Smith, 34; W.
Scott; 27; Joiners, 34; Brown, 2S; S.
Scott, 30; Dolan, 30; Pollard, 31;
Cash, 2G; Hlnman, 35; Bull. 30:
Paulding, 20; Van Houser, 32. Total
at 500 ynrds 300.
British tonm Young, 31 ; Penrse,
S3; Goldsmith. 31 ; Gibbs, 33; McVlt
tie, 31 ; Bntes33; Godsnle, 33; Lowe,
35; Pnrrv, 33; Dol.3, 23; Humphreys,
20 ; Wattloworth, 32. Total 357.
InJlrlii-f at 500 yards, Low of the
British team and Hlnnuiu of tho
American made35, the highest possible
score. Dods of the English rlllemen,
in his second shot nt this range, made
iiiontho wrong target and wns cred
ited with a mi's, tho llrst in the
Total scores atOOO yards' rnnge were:
Americans, 300; British, 300, making a
grand total of 1,078 for tlio Amerlcnns
and 1,070 for tho British. Tho former,
aro thus eight points ahead on the
day's Bhootlng nt the three ranges.
MoVlttio started badly at 000 yards;
lie mndo magpies in his llrst two shots.
Tho rain ceased falling soon after firing
at this range. Dolan, at his fifth shot,
mado a bulls-eye on tho wrong target;
lie was thus credited with a miss.
Van Holder's last shot at 000 yards was
n miss. Tho Americans nro holding
COMJIKXTS AT LONDON.
London, July 20. Tho ManarrlRixyn
if tho Americans win Mioy will at
least learn that tho British can take
the threshingand ungrudgingly bestow
upon the conquerors tho applause
which they hnve justly earned.
Sir Henry Halford won tlio toss for
choice of target before tlie shooting
began in order to prevent any chance
of disagreement between tho teams.
Compared with tlie scores nmdo In the
match nt Crcedmoor Inst year, the
American total to-day Is thlrty-llvo
better and tho English total only eight
better. Tho genural nverago of tho
Americans in to-dny's shotting ia bet
ter than that of the Englishmen. Tlio
match will be resumed at ten o'clock
Tlio Trunk Lino Pool.
New York, July 10. Tho Joint exec
utive committee or tho freight depart
ment of tho trunk Hues met to-day nt
the office of Commissioner Fink. It
was decided to admit Jtho Chicago .t
Atlantic, tho New York, Chicago &
St. Louts, and the Nickel Plate Rail
road Companies into the pool.
Pittsburgh, Pa., luly 20, Tho Mnn
Chester Iron nnd Steel Company, cap
itnlstook ?5QO,000, mado an assign
ment to-dny to W. W. Martin of Alle
ghany City npd Henry Stanton of
WICHITA FALLS. ,
Smull Cattle Sliliunmit and Dull Himlnosd
Special to tlio Gnrtttu.
.Whlohlta Falls, July 20. Cattle
shipments from Mils .place havo been
very light for tlie post week. Onjy a
fow car loads havo been shipped,
mostly on nccount of tho high waters
of 'tlio Big Wichita. Tho business In
terests of tho town seoiu rather quiet
Geo. B. Loving came up on the pas
senger yesterdav, mid left, tm tlio morn
ing freight for Henrietta.
Geo.'Bowlo and G. S. Ellis cmno up
yoslcrday on a business trip to your
Thatch Brannon of Henrlotla, who
is largely interested In sheep In Wil
barger county, passed through on ills
way home from his ranch.
W.J. Murphy caino uplyesterday
from tho Fort.
The following names are registered
at tho Horvls House: L. O. Martin,
Sherman ; Thos. Hall, Camden ; W.
R. Nicholson, Shreveport; Chas. Clerd
and lady, Abilene ; J. A.Craeger, Ver
non; A. D. Goodenough, St. Loul3;
W. W. Elliott, Denhon ; W.
J. M. Hanna, Denlson ; W. J. McDon
ald, counlv; G. H. Plowman. Dallas :
B. B. Hunt, Cnldwell; ."I. A. Bell nnd
wife, Coislcnnn; J. W. Sueru and
wife, Gainesville; E. W Eoster, Ver
non; W. R. Stleholson, Shroveport ;
T. A. StlHson, Dan Gunior, B. R.
Wlllett, General G. B. Loving, T. H.
Lindsey. Nntt Noeley, I. F. Litton,
Fort Worth ; C. W. ''ruder, city.
A BL00K OP WOODEN BUILDINGS
I.Ut i'I,oe nnd Inmtrntietv The Iiiccmrtl-
urySern hi tho Ai.it incident of the
Tho Tlfsrniiher Still on uty llt-QTltlot
from tin Department:.
SpcolnV to tlio CIn.ottP.
Austin, July 20. Tlie telegraphers'
Htrlke lias not afi'eeted business hero,
nud tlio work goes on ns usunl. There
is not na full n force on duty ns former
ly, ns several of tho operators went to
Galveston to assist there.
The land board met to-day and dis
cussed tho duties and work before
them, but dltl nothing of special im
portance. The sewer board met this morning
anil accepted tho state sewer- from
Wm. Brush, tho contractor.
Collector Andrews of Grayson
county,sott!cd wlU tho comptroller to
day. Austin, July 10. Tho governor
has received n letter from tho United
States consul at Pledraa Negma, Mex.
giving Infornintlon as to the murder
of n U-'exnti named W. H. Bettls, nt
the construction camp of tho Aiexl
can International railroad on tho
Sabinas river. Ho says Bettis was
sleeping on tlio top of n freight car
when ho was murdered and robbed.
Ho does not believe, Uio murder was
committed by Mexicans, but by Bet
tls' eainp'ti'tUes. The information is
fumlsed with tho 'low of letting ills
relatives know of his fate and to aid
in the capture of tho murderers.
A pardon was to-day issued to O. C.
Hellcrbrandt, convicted of cattle
stealing In Frio county and flcntctieed
for two ycarj. Tlie reasons for tho
pardon wero that tho evidence was
conflicting, and the jury, district at
torney ami others recommended it.
A iniiti named Herman Schoernert
committed suicide here to-day by
taking an overdose of morphine. He
had been on a protracted spree.
Applications for two hundred pen
sions have been filed to ditto under tlio
new pension law.
Intoriintloiiiil Strlkn Knded All tho
Mon Upturned tolVorU.
Bppcliil to tlio (larotto.
Palestine July 20. Tho strike in the
international shops which has been
going on the last, four days has turned
out an entire failure. Last night a
meeting of the strikers resolved to
Mirow ovorboaul their leaders nnd re
turn to work immediately. This
morning all the old bunds wero back
in tho shops at work. The strike was
started by profe.ss'onal agitators with
out Interest of any kind in Palestine,
but they were able to keep tho excite
ment up only three days. Their courso
was universally condemed by tho busi
ness community hero. All the trouble
some characters havo left, so it has
been a benefit to Palestine in some
TlioMercliuntH mid tho Hlito JiiMjirrtoi'
Section Hour found Drud,
SnecliU to tho duetto.
Houston, July 20. The cotton ex
change .held a meeting to-dny and
formally passed resolutions condemn
ing tho'iildoand animal Inspector law
as construed by tho hide inspector of
Harris county, viz.. that hides from
animals slaughtered anywhero in tho
state must bo Inspected at this point
whether In transit or purchased, pro
vided a certificate of Inspection
does not accompany them. It
Is a light between the merchants and
the stockmen, and which will win is
hard to tell. Although stockmen aro
greatly Inferior in numbers, yet thoy
represent about two million dollars in
In livestock. Theyaro backing tho
hide Inspector to a man.
Mlko Peters, a section boss, was
found dead in tho back room of a
saloon this morning. He had beon
drlngklng lively. J to said hint night
ho had eaten nothing In fivo days, but
liad money in his pockot.
Judgo McAdoo' SncceMor-Hloctlon or u
Hpeclftl to the Oiirette.
Brcnham, July 0. Our commis
sioners' court, composed or two white
men and two mxjrtwi, mot Wednesday
to elect a county Judge to fill tho va
cancy caused by tlie death of Judge,
MoAdoo. A dead lock ensued, tho
ncgroea rejecting tho candidate ofi'ercd
by the white members and vice versa.
To-day tho dead- lock was broken by
tlio unanimous election of C, It. Breed
love, a prominent and respected Hieni
ber of tlie bar. -
Bpeclnl to tlio Onrette.
Denlson, July 20. Tho loud and
continuous whistling of many loco
motives, the reports of fire arum and
ringing of firo bells nwnko tho whole
oity nt 2:30 this morning to the fnut
that one ol our principal oloeits was
on fire, tlie south sldo of Main street,
between Rusk and Burnett nvoivucs,
nnd when tho finnies went down only
four buildings were left standing.
The property consisted of n row of
siniill frames, occupied by business of
Hiunll cnpltal generally. Fifteen
thoinCiid dollars will bo n high esti
mate of the nctunl dainngo done, ex
cepting of course tho interruption or
business transactions. Tho fire, the
cause of which is unknown, originated
in n frame next to tho city hull, nnd
swept west, donning everything ns It
went, Until sloped by the
two story brick of Dr.
Field, nnd damaging tho following
parties: Roslbough, Moore & Co., one
story frame worth S00, insured for
$100 Insured in tho Springfield of Mtis
6achus.etts, occupied by CumpboU,
millinery sioeic worm uii), insured lor
$500 in same company, both with Col
lins A- Co.; one-story frame owned by
John Hnven, worth $1,000, lnsurunco
$500 in Sun Mutual, occupied by John
Dollarhide, second-hand good", stock
worth $000, insured for $100 in Western
California; Singer Sewing Machine
company, building worth S00, owned
by Isaac Llnloy, insured or $501) In
Sun Mutual, stock worth $200, no in
surance; tho frame building owned
and occupied by John Havcu.grocerles,
worth $1,000, insured for $300 In Sun
Mutual, Htoek worth $2,000, Insured for
$1,500 in same company, fixtures In
sured for$140; a small building owned
by Ftrrls, worth $300, no Insurance,
occupied by W. L. Bingham, groceries,
stock worth $800, Insured for $500 In
Western California; a stable owned by
Ferrto, worth $300, no insurance; a
vncaut iranio House, owned oy i' orris,
worth $500, no Insurance; house occu
pied by E. D. Kllliun, saddlery, Block
$700, Insured for $300 in Western Cal
ifornia: n two-story brick, owned by
Mis. Oilman. Into of Dallas, damaged
$1,000, insured for $2,000 in London,
Liverpool ami Globe, imperial, Ham
burg, Bremen and Loudon Assurance;
a two-story brick, owned by Dr. Felld,
dnmaged $1,800, Insured $1,500, occu
pied h.v tho telephone company nnd
J. M. Hill, tailor low slight nud in
sured. 'FivV telephone" poles, one In
struinent'nnd thirty wires wero ruined
nud no telephonic communication to
Work will be nt onco begun to re
build, nnd tho burned district in u fow
months will bo covered with substnti'
tlal stone nnd brick houses. John Ha
ven beglus limodlntely tho erection
of) n tvyo-story' tttono building nud
others will soon; follow
'The region 1b in tlio fire district and
just through from the truck house.
Tho tlio companies wero soon at work
and labored earnestly and long, but
without avail, as wo havo no water
service and no engine. Thlsshould bo
a lesson to the city dads, but wo do not
oollevo It will oe. Wo were promised
a wnter supply of the Holly system.
but nlnw-sultover tlio land on which
the well and works were to be located,
has delayed that indefinitely.
Very little of the goods woro saved
lrom tlie stores, tho telephone com
pany saved its switch-board and is now
in a brick stable. Thoy loso fifteen
A cobbler lost Ills all, winch was
small, a peanut stand was roasted out.
Gu's Cllne, a butcher on tho other side
of the street, sold roast beef nil day
All glas-fronts on the north side of
tho street wero destroyed.
LATintM-Mrs. O'Toolo, of tlio Nel
son houso was awakened this morn
ing by n noise in her ynrd. Thinking
a thief wns nt her chicken coop, sho
uroso and wntched. tjho snw nn old
looking mnn go to the back of Dollar
hide's store, pour oil over H, light It
with a match and then run. Another
lndy In tho neighborhood saw tho
same. Mrs. O'Toolo bays sho knows
tho mnn, but refiiHcs to divulge his
name. Dallarhldo was aslepp In the
rear room of Ills store and wb badly
roasted before the burning of a bureau
near by aroused him.
Telephone service is missed very
CKIMINAI GAMIN JAU.
A1"iiH!i1ckk Itunlio Mull Shot Ileml by III
Lathron. I nil,, July 20. John Wil
liams, known as "Coal Oil Johnny." a
bunko man, wns found in n house of
Ill-fame In bed with an inmate at five
o'clock this morning, by his wife, avIio
shot him dead while ho wns sleeping.
Tlio woman hud been hunting him at
other places for several hours before.
She left tho house immediately after
A rionle TriiRedy.
Cincinnati, July 20. At a plcnloof
the German Methodist church vester
ata grove fivo miles south of Now
port, Otto linger qunrroled with n
boy eighteon yeiiM of ago numed Goo.
Nelr, pursued him Into tlio edge of
the river, stubbed him to denth and
m 9 i '
All lusul vent Finn.
I'orllnnd, Me, July 20. A meeting
of creditors of Phfnnoy it Jackson,
Cuba ami India merchants recently
failed, was held to-day. Tho disaster
to tho firm Is attributed to the spec
ulntlonsor Will H. Phlnnoy, ono of
the partners, who used oyer $100,000 of
the firm's money ami securities aim
lost it all. Assets mostly merchan
dise and balance due ou iiccountH,
largely In Cuba; tho amount Ih iiomin
ally t2.15.OiK, liabilities about $317,000.
A committee was appointed to investi
gate MieuffidrHof tho firm". '
Tuintloa of Cuttle Driven Through Ih In
dlim Territory An OyUlon of
St. Louis, July 0. Mr. C. W.
Rogers, vice-president of tho SL Louis
ifeSan Francisco railroad, in Juno-addressed
a lotter to Hon. J, O. Parker,
United States district Judgo at Fort
Smith, Arkansas, Informing him that
parlies driving cuttle through tho
Creek nation to that road, and to
points ou it In tho Chcrokeo nation,
are required by tlio Clocks t6 pay n
tux of ono dollar per head per month
for the right to drive "tliclr cattlp
through the Creek nation, and asking
tho judgo whether thoy hnvenny right
to charge this tax. Yesterday
M r. Rogers received a re
ply from Judge Baker, who stated
that ho hud already tnu law of thu
Cherokee nation similar to this one or
tlie Creeks providing for tlio assess
ment and collection of a tax HJioii
cattle or Btook of any kind passing
through tlio nation, decided that it
was void. Congress alone had tho
right to legislate upon and regulate lu-tor-stato
commerce, nnd legislation
upon the subject by ahy other power
ls a plain assumption of (lie power
vested exclusively in Congress. If
persons took cattle into the CrOok
country to graze thoui, they had u
light to collect a grazier's lax, but If
cattle are passing over their country
to market they had n6 right to collect
any tux for such transit.
(illinpM's of Current Ktontii nud Social
Special to MioUniottc.
Sherman, July 20. During tho pii9t
fow days htitslnesH hnsbceil remarkably
dull, which bus caused it stock in tho
Today the main phr.a wns crowded
with wood, liny and watermelon ven
ders. Policeman Bud East of Denlson ' lf
ainong us to-day. .
Tho city calaboose is now empty and
gaping for company.
llurt Willisjinanagor of our telphono
line and engineer or tho fire company.
Sum Houston No. 1, went to Denlson
to-day to look after the interest of tho
telephone llnu extending from hero to
The board of medical oxamlners for
this judicial district are In session, v
among tlie number is lion. J. W.
Graves of Whltesboro.
A man by the name of Jvingabury
was taken In charge of and placed In
the calaboose to-day. Ivlngsbiiry
showed signs of delirium tremens and
Imagined that parties were trying to
kill him. Therefore Ills incarcera
tion. , ,
Ono Woody, who lives in .tho north
part of this county, who W subject to
ills was taken In charge by Policeman '
Harrison and carried to Judgo Steed
man this morning that lie might re
ceive proper attention.
Undo Jjick Eubanks wants It un
derstood that ho keeps cows foivJiis
own purpose, and wishes that parties
who liuvo been milking his ,
cows before daylight to let up on it. '
At least, lie thinks it Is no more than
right that they skip' every other
nrornlng, as lie needs it for Ins ten oc
Tlio Hound nT lIiiiinwii;iuulSv HI lit Ilcurd
HW'dul to tlio Onrolte.
Ulllsboro. July 20. Tho opuntPof
tho saw and Immmor Is heard now hi
every direction. Col. W. II. McDon
ald, Judgo Abbott, J. R. Patty and
Dr. Dudley aro now completing plans
neceasary for tho construction of a two
story opera house, -10 feet wldo by SO
long, furnished in the most approved
style. Cupt. Molvlnnon is finishing
up a nice suburban residence, as also
is our elllclent county olorltyMr. , W.
W. Wright. ' .' .;
Singing nl tho MethoUist church
overv Thursday night ts hugely en
joyed by the young peoplo. ;
Mlss.Mnry Colo or Bryan is. In tlio
city visiting herfrlonds, Dr. Bonds
A Dimturdly Crime.
Hpoclnl to tho OivoUo.
ljongviow, Jiuy o. J.ast nigiib
Houston Jackson, colored, and his
wife attended a negro festival hero and
returned at a late hour to their homo
three mlloa in tho country. Upon
their urrivnl thoy found thut Alf
Williams, n negro mun who lived In
the house with them, hud thrown
most ofthelr furniture out or the house.
Some words wero exchanged lmt all
retired. Alf got up beforo day nnd
concealed hlim-olf near the houso with
a shot gun and awaited Houston going
to work. Houston was playing with
IiIb wife just before starting and sho
chased him to the gate, where sho
'overtook hi in. At tho same llino sho
discovered Alf Williams in ambush,
and asked lilm what ho was doing
with that gun. Williams ilwl. WH
Jackson's nrm nnd Hide full of bH.cK-
shot. Ho Is not (lend yet, but little
hopo of his recovery is ontcrtnineo.
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VcdhvIi J'roin Vera Cni Ordered to fijjw
m.fllilpIuUiid for limnecllon. '
iir.,. i, I. ..,., i IVP.liilv 'iO Tmnfo-
purtment of state has telogrnphtidnto
the United States consul at VemfSrpi',
to udvlfcG all vessels bound tQ.KonUiern
nolnts in tlio United Stutes to stop at
Ship Island for Inspection hi only to
avoid being Kent there froili'Uir'lart
oidestluution oy ncaiuniiucijiN-jTj
New York. July rfcll'lilSV-JW1''
dra during Iho hislfcoHWAyA i(um
borcd 103. in coih illredboMUoaco
j to In
last week: Nel UiOgJiuiiWrfiuiiwifM
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