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fort worth, texas, tituhsday! august
... P AlIfFllSG
, no biiH
yds of i)oo-
'" irine Into tno cny uum
.".Xnioass. All trains
io K m nili" 8lrce,B woro
tlflifflt diniCUlttO 1UB8
IIMIWJ" ,,. fiii.,. ,,r..B t ent
r' ;nrsn)EsriAn l-Aim .
leGalt House Incarr!B , cs-
ffluryoipntotlons mid moved
UIWTi U'b , ,,!.,, ,,,.noa .
e most out" '"" :"" ,' .ir,.,,
I"1" "4,,.,tim iHstftitee. Thou-
PVople.wero yelling them-
tflsed (henn The great main
S Idled completely and the
i .... , i nk for comfort.
MDupont of the exposition fei
flXOMED THE l'KESIDENT
l&ttlng speech. General Arthur
fflWMIUCOIlClllueu uy suutwiH
machinery and pronouncing
.j.t.nv. fur rh rniro to-niuht.
.B.if ilm exnosltion were
igmall 6iirirised at thoun-
llorcrowas ou uiu nrei uuj mm
here Is no possibility of its not
CHAXOE OK 1'IiANS.
liajt), August 1. Secretary Lin
lt.imntis frnm Louisville, eliano
IwSent Arthur's plans, by which
lill not reach tuts cuy unui 10-
roMteht, which will necessitate
ipoctinent of all arrangements
isftccption uulil his return from
tot. The patty leaves for Yel
!oa,over the Northwestern road,
linoflhe I'ollce Court A Conuirc-
tsuie Amua.ciucnt Scheme Tho
Wilt County Commissioners.
!a, Aug., 1. Collections in the
; court duriiij: the past week
nffd to $7:11. mnri! tlmn wns pvi-r
amusement company, capital
. to l(! known an tlm Ii'iivt.
uiamiiscraeiit company, is be
itanizedhcrc for tlm mirnnuo rf
raging tournaments of every de-
10U. for lllllldtnir Ivivi'Hlimu
3'erent points in 'the stats
summer entertainments and
lie tniimclion nf tlirinlrlfol
ess in general. Prominent citi.
rem all parts of the stale are its
.rmcrauors. Mr. Charles Bon-
llJallaS. i.ttlinnriirlimfn,. f (I,,.
. A charter is to be applied for
Crawrord. John Crutehllpld W.
"i n. A. Harks and Mm
a Ueeatur. county commission-
Bl'Owiimrv nrn l. 11... ..SI.. :..
StlieDa as rniind. i.,n ,, ,-.
unty shall have one like "it.
ueuic enuperoaeil over by t lie
aJ.l,lgon, of Palestine.
U' -p c,Uroi?0,1' " capitalist of
tlttUn for Texas investments.
:L1 1( sttf3 Marslials
' WW 1o) in
,. i,ll,rPy and .John
n5i lle;, charged with nt-
r.n n l "u - "huh aiaies
on December 21st. 1RS' n,v.
SS?' f. c)'
Kl.ves "hiy near Cleburne.
Es,n, T"" "mis before
, vv.vuiiiir, j nrnlio ....
aSiiy s still in
y Rt; " '. V ' .1 y ueen llxwl.
ft 1! Ir,l;0,ltt "r tlie
R. Aw ,,f '. meet- at
iftiifi.7.fc.i,.0: "croiH light
Z"riL lV.1SilJj'. hl8 His-
"" L'ocKrlll of
A IJcgldeiico lliirncd Death r Mm. QaU
bratlli A OoKjiel Tfiiit,
Sprclal to tlio Onzcttp.
Jionliam, Aug. 1. The nlarm of lire
was given lust night at 8 o'clock, and
everybody rushed to tho scone u d
found it to bo tho r.sldonco Of A. A.
Burney. The family had retired very
early, and tho back of the Jiouso was
in u line blnzo when they awoke. A
part of the furniture was saved, but
considerably damaged. Tho kitchen
and dining room furniture was ail con
sumed. Small Insurance of fjTX) on
house and furniture.
MrB. Colllo Gnlbralth died at the
family residence Monday morning af
ter a very brief illness. Her death is
greatly deplored as she was u bride of
only twelve months. She was burled
yesterday at Willow Wild cemetery.
A long procession of friends and rela
tives followed her to her last restiug
place. Her grief stricken husband has
the sympathy of all.
The hot dry weather continues nnd
farmc s and merchants are wearing
Tio latest sensation is a large tent
in South Buluuu whore a protracted
meeting is being held by tho Christian
llHid Up l"or u Jubilee A llcnlrienca Do.
Btroyctt Hy Flro.
Speclnl to Qnzcttc.
Sherman, August 1. The emanci
pation of slavery In tho West Indies
was duly celebrated by tlio negroes to
day. A largo delegation gathered
from all points. Everything has
passed along smoothly up to this time,
hut it is feared that some trouble will
be brewed to-night, as a great number
of the male persuasion arc somewhat
IO. C. Sugg of tho Indian territory,
one of our cattle kings, is visiting In
A house belonging to Mr. M. A.
Hague, in the east part of the city,
took tire tills morning and burned to
tho ground before assistance could be
rendered. Tho building was insured
Tlio thermometer stood at 03 at 2
o'clock this afternoon.
3IlhltiC CIiccIchSciiI Through tlio,Mulls
Tho KroHX Court 3IiirtJnl.
Spaclnl to tho Gazette.
San Antonio, August. 1. There is
great complaint in tills section about
lailures of checks and drufts not reach
ing this city. Capt. Shelly or the stale
troops says complaints along the
southern line of the International aro
frequent, and that there must be some
system of robbery being practiced.
Merchants have sent drafts to his city
and they have never readied their
destination. Among the complain
ants is Shelly himself, who Called at a
store to-day to collect" tho balance on a
draft which had never been received.
Whether these robberies are done in
this postoillcc or on the road is the
It is settled that the court martial
which tried Major Kress found a ver
dict wholly exonerating him. There
wiisiio ground for the charges.
liviti- ,,,,V ,e yung
ljraA.T.s.l.a,1.norses in a lot.
"re Wll'fin .. r "K "" ear
?klckc.Y ?u" In a lot
rty ki ill i1 nA f by ono
IftKonil- ."" WI1U ( IPOlr IfilL,
'.,"" rdin , i, ",,'.' "earueuar
IHl5tJ '"'Iky Plow was
u.4td off "Wng tlmt his
7r miKki,,,,, " enowHione
N HotL, ,V f . reeei veil fro,,,
Catholic Total Abstainers in Council Tlio
Civil Scnluo lIofiHiiicrs.
Now York, August 1. Delegates to
the Catholic Total Abstinence Union
of America convention met in Brook
lyn to-day. This is their thirteenth
annual convention, and delegates were
present from all parts of tho country.
After assembling, tho delegates pro
ceeded to tlio cathedral, where a
solemn high mass was celcbeated.
Bishop Lnughlln mud.'; a brief address
of welcome and encouragement. The
delegates, who numbered 5S0, preceded
by a band of music and escorted by
uniformed cadets from Philadelphia
marched to tlio meeting hall where
tho convention organized. Bev. Jos.
B. Col ton of Winona, Minn., president
of the national union, prodded, and
Philip- A. Nolan, secretary, recorded.
Credentials were received and referred
to the committee, after which the or
der of business was entered upon,
ctvir, srcitvfcrc ukpoumkus.
Providence, R. I., August I. Tho
annual convention of tho Civil Service
Beform Association continued its tes
sion this morning, at Channing Mem
orial church, Newport, attended by a
largo concourse of distinguished peo
ple. i ...
A PHIZK FKJHT.
Tno Ambitious llruUerM in tlm Itliiy Near
Chicago, August 1. A large repre
sentation of the sporting fraternity
took hacks at 3 o'clock this morning
to witness a pri.o light between two
local nmbltlous hlttors named O'Con
nor and McMune. The Hug was
pitched alongside the track of the
Panhandle road, sixteen miles from
the city. The mill was brought to a
sudden close by O'Connor getting a
all in tho Hist round, by which his
arm was broken. The police of this
city pursued tho party in patrol
wagons, but arrived on the scene after
tho depaituro of the contestants and
, i partially insuiei .
k YtotX! Ac,1'.
FtMlAKUst i ..
R?Bf Jwi n'J . LVteni Union
Surreiulcr of Asa Drown Han Angola Solid
Tor tho County Silo.
Special to tho Onzctto.
San Saba, August 1. Asa Brown,
who shot and killed Andrew Smart on
the ."Oth, surrendered himself to the
sherlll' yesterday and was brought
into town. Ho waived an examina
tion and was bound over in tho sum of
$2500. Brown fired the urt shot, but
was himself shot in the foot. Smart
was buried yesterday.
An injunction casa from Tom Green
county in regard to tlio removal of the
ootmtvKite was. decided here yester
day by Judge J., C. Townseml in favor
nf (-inn Anirela.
of rJuw Angela-
VOL. 7. NO. 207.
Iteunlon or I'niBonn Itrlcmlo-Tlio Oj.on-
lK Oori'iiuiiitrft-timiieniin Crowd-
l'leiily to i:t mid 11 Oood Time
Sp'clnl to tho Onzctto.
Alvarado .August l.-The day open
ed up brightly and beautifully, not a
cloud to mar the universal bluotiess of
the overhanging skies". Tlio gods
could not have smiled upon us more
ausp ciously In tho way of suitable
weather than we have had during the
day for tho Interesting ceremonies of
uiu reunion oi arsons' Texas cav
alry brigade of tlio late wars between
the states. Tho crowd began to gather
together yesterday and since then have
been pouring in by every train, in
buggies, carriages, wagons, on horse
back, and lit every other way known
to human transportation, until tho
numbers In attendauco aro simply
enormous. It is variously estimated
that from fifteen to twenty thousand
souls were on tlie ground to-day, com
lr ?,e(1,.?f c,l,ws from Johnson, Ellis.
Hill, Tarrant, Dallas, Kaufman and
other counties, besides a number from
distant portions of tho state. It In
recognized as by far tho largest crowd
ever before assembled In Johnson
county. Tlie committee on grounds
have dono their duty nobly and well
In preparing, adorning and beautifying
tho hill upon which the reunion Is
being held on College Hill, in tlio
lovely grove justsoutli of the institute.
Kissing tho breezes as they waved
from tlie ro3truin(we notice tho follow
ing banners whicli havebeen preserved
as memeutoes from tho days novdr to
be forgotten: Tho old brigade battle
flag, whicli evidence wear and tatter
and clearly perceived holes made by
the enemy's bullets, occupied thu'inost
prominent place in front of
the stand; to tho left was
hanging a well-worn and faded flag,
the colors of company D., 12th regi
ment, commanded by Capt. Higli
smilh; near it were tho colord or tho
13th, and just In the rear were the ban
ners of other companies of the brigade,
not indexing, however, that these em
blems during tlie perilous times waived
above those whose fighting was always
in the rear ranks.
The Waxalmchie band was on hand,
armed and equipped under the leader
ship of Professor W. A. Gr.ty, and
promptly at 10:30 o'clock they sent
forth tlie sweet and enlivening btralns
of that good old piece, Hail Columbia,
etc., after which Capt. V. G. Vere,
pros-blent of the association, called tlie
meeting to order Jn a feeling and
touching manner, and then Intro
duced tho Ilcv. J. Fred Cox, the old
original chaplain of the
brigade, who after reading
tlie last Pslam, ollbred up sweetly and
fervently a supplication of tliaiiusand
petitions to thoGod of battles and of
Tlie president then introduced I. A.
Pulton. Eso.. who tinon tho nartoftbe
managing committees, and In behalf i
of the citizens of Johnson county ami
Alvarado. extended to the entire assem
blage, and especially to tlie members
of the old brigade, and the federal sol
diers present, a hearty and cordial
welcome to tlie festivities and hospital
ities so gladly prepared for their pleas
ure and comfort. Tlie welcome oil'ered
by Mr. Patton, was appropriately re
plied to by lieutenant (Judge) Ire Ab
bott, of Jlillsboro. Tho Judge was
very happy in his response, especial
ly when alluding to the endurance,
foi tit title, suffering and patriot
ism of his comrades-iii-aims,
and tlio grand
principles for whicli they so nobly
struggled to establish and perpetuate,
and especially was the judge apt iti
referring to tho simple, yet beautiful
heroism of Southern womanhood.
Alter the baud rendered Dixio most
excellently, President Veal then
stepped to the front and
happy, fascinating and
style welcomed all cx-confiderate sol
diers, whicli was gracefully and eIo
.. g uu? uowspaper inch on the
8ffidw0Iy?n',0, "Jor J. P. Elliot
., '""'. O'Brien Mooro of the
W 2' m f6'??-E' F' Yoanjcr or the
M,axaliacliio Jtnterprhc, H. Pat
ton of the New Orleans Timce-Dcm-
Tho Why nmt Wliorrrorns or tlio T.nlo
. MlnUterlnl Domico-Two Arrentn-
Irfieal mid l'crnoual.
ncported for tho Onzetto.
Waco, Aug. l.-Hcv. General Lewis
conies out in a card in this morning's
JSuimtncr denying what was pub
llshcd yesterday to the efleet that
Doctor Muckoy lnd, announced from
the pulpit that if there were Infidels
and atlieis s in bis olmri i, ,i.,.t
I them to retire, and so far as he was
concerned tnoy could go to the dovil.
General Lewis states in substance
that ho was present and that the most
that Mr. Mackey said was that If there
were such persons in tlie church they
should give up their infidelity or quit
the church; that a nolo from anyono
to hhu within tho next ten davs ask
ing to lmve their names droppetl from
the rolls would meet with a prompt re
spouse. Your reporter was not pres
ent, and ho Is not prepared to say
whether the Examiner quoted Mr.
Mackey correctly or not, but we have
heard good and truthful men say that
the Examiner did quote him correctly
and that ho classed men holding such
views with Judas, and said in sub
stance that the sooner they went to
their own place the better.
Judge Davis, tho sorctary of the
Methodist quarterly conference,
which suspended Rev. Street from
the exercise of his ministerial office. Is
out in a card in tills morning's Ex
aminer, in which ho says that ho
thinks the only conipromlso which
was made by his preaching to tho Re
ligious and Benevolent Association
was upon the part of tho Association.
Yet in the conference room he and tho
Rev. Mr. cited
A FEARFUL L1UI
PROM THe'tOWER OP THE BURN
ING GALVESTON PAVILION,
Tho ravlllon Itnolf in Aidir-Ornihtc
Scene nt tho l'lro-Seveial other
preached to an association Infidel In
their estimation, as a reason why he
was not acceptable ;to them, thereby
placing themselves on record as virtu
ally alllrniing that a minister who
preaches tolnlldelsand siniieis fails to
perform his ministerial duties.
Deputy United Slates Marshal
Woody and Messrs. Van Hall and
George Oglesly captured two m n in
Johnson county yesterday on tlie farm
of John White, twelve miles south
west of Cleburne, named Tobo Murphy
and Jesse Pendley, charged with being
engaged in the train robbery near
Blum' on tho Santa Eo railway some
time since. They were carried to Dal- as
las last night and they will have a
hearing before the United States com
missioner ut(thls place.
'The-bil! brigade Was Out In fullTiJVco
to-day, and with ono accord tho ver
dict was "Collections aro mighty
Mr. D. V. Foster, residiutr on Clav
street, is very sick with fever.
Miss Annie Hall, daughter of .Mr.
J. A. JIall, is quite sick at tlio resi
dence of her paionts.
Mrs. Duval and her dauuhtvr. Mrs.
J. E. llearu, have returned from their i
trip to Eastern Texas, accompanied by I
Mrs. Cooke, a niece of Mrs. Duval, ;
who will spend some time with friends '
in Waco. J
Mrs. Minnock of Hempstead is vis- j
Uing Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fitzpatrlek. i
Sho is the mother of Mrs. Fitzpatrlck.
Mr. Bell Brooks, the mauaircr of the i
Western Union telegraph ofllco
at this place, has returned
from Galveston, where, he
went to render assistance during the
Galveston, Aug. 1. Tho pavlllion,
Galveston's favorite lieach resort, Is in
ashes. Foutteon minutes mtlllcud for
Its destruction. Abi ut U o'olock this
afternoon a thin column of smoke was
noticed arising on tho southern side of
the building, and a moment later tlio
flames rushed upwards. The engines
turned out promptly, but the sand
holes and bail place retarded progress.
When they arrived tho pavlllion was
anittss of whirling smoke and blaze,
and several buildings opposite ami
along side had been sucked into the
spreading conflagration. IRobcrt
Spranger, snare drummer of tho puvll
lton bund, was at a window In
one of tho turrets. He had
been asleep In the tower and seemed
dazed at the danger. Three times the
unfortunate man came into view ami
the people shouted at him to jump for
his life. He at last got upon the win
dow sill 'and throw himself for
ward, diving Into the water.
In the air he mndca full turn and
landed squarely upon the plank side
walk on ills back. He did not speak,
and In a few minutes was tlead.
His injuries by flro would
have proven fatal even
without the fatal jump. His shoul
ders, breast, ears and face, and es
pecially his nose,were lerilbly burned.
'Pin, wtml wuu Idmuttitr lirlblflv
and great cinders were carried
tho fact that ho a quarter uf a mile across
the city. Seven different houses were
ignited, but all escaped complete des
truction, though several were consider
ably damaged. The pavlllion Itself,
Wurzlow's restaurant, Riefeb's
saloon, Batebelder'a refresh
ment place and various establishments
connected with tlio pavlllion were
burned to ashes. Tho oiigln of the
lire is.supposed by some to have been
the explosion of a gasoline stove; oth
ers i-ay a lighted match carelessly
thrown on tlio sun-warmed rnsln
caused the conflagration. Tho pavll
lion was erected for tlie Siengerfest
meeting of 1881. That festival aa well
the Democratic state convention
that tho Inurue would give nonldto
any lecturer, no matter whence
hevuiup, whoso lectures were Tor any
other than league purposes, and roe
commending hi branches that.no lnvl
tatlou be extended to lecturers unless
the proceeds of the lectures were given
to tho National League fund.
The constitution was amended
at the suggestion of Hoy. Father
Mclvlnna, of Massachusetts, so as
to provide for the election by state con
vcntloiH of a vice president for each
county In the several states. It was
also amended so as to provide flint In
municipal eotmolla the basis or roprc
sotitotlon should bo from each Imuioh
as follows : First, the president of tho
branches, and then ono delegate- for
each branch having over ilfty mem
bers and not less than two hundred
members In pood financial standing,
and ono additional delegate for each
one hundred membcrd In excess of
A resolution was adopted urging tho
state conventions to secure complete
organizations as soon as possible.
Kcdnctlon nf the riititlo Dnht Tor duly-"
Other Capital ChIHhr.
Washington, August 1. The debt
statement shows a decrease of tho
public debt during July of $7,U00,m0;
cash In tho treasury $3ol,S3tVUi; silver
and gold certificates $S3.-l.r2,(M0: silver
cortlllottes of deposit $12,010,000; ro
ruiidiiu cert Meat on $.',877,KW; legal
tenders $3 1(1,189,026; fractional currency
A l'MiTHOHA OK CASH.
Washington, August 1. The Star
says tho accumulation of silver dollars
has become so great It Is now quite a
serious question how to dispose "f
them. All the storage capacity of tho
various vaults and sub-treasuries
throughout thecountry aro over-taxed,
and the additional vaults built recent
ly are also full. Tho last congress ap
propriated $ 100,000 fbr tho purpose of
defraying thocost of providing addi
tional storage room. No places haVo
yet been selected where tho new
vaults will bo bu'lt, and tho en tin)
matter Is held in abeyance until tho
supervisingiirchltect can report-upon
most sullablo places where there is
extra room in publle buildings. ,
It is probable a vault, will , bo
built In tho basement of tho treasury
depai tinent. Tlio basement under tho
east wing has never been excavated,
and a vault coin be built there during
thu mouth of July, usually tho dullest
month In tho year.
Wnshillttlun. AuuubLI. The roiim-h
and other businesH and social events ! of thu mail division of tho pension
that have marked tho history or the ! otllcc shows theio have been received
pavlllion arc well remembered.- It j 2,02", orlgUul Invalid ponslon claims
(was built for the pleas-1 and -550 of all trthcrsrl-nolndlTnrwlrtfVttlt
tire , anil recreation of tno and minors, Increase of claims, old1
masses, and lm served it ; war bounty land, ele. Also 2 013
purpose well. Considering the. do. j pieces of additional evidence, I",21il'
privation of enjoyment and comfort to i reports fjoiu the adjutant-general, and
result, It is doubtful if a price could be . S.0S7 from the surgeon-general, fi5,l)JT
set on tho structure. To many, cape- letters of inquiry and mlscelhme
daily tho less well-to-do classes, It ,' otis, 15,100 orders for medical
was tho only source of recreation, i examinations. Returned, 0,810 reports
The building at the time of its first from special examiner, and 2,S(I con
opeuing represented the cash value . cresslonal letters of Inquiry. The total
of ?18,000, but Improvimeiit.s have number of leUcrs suit 'out Tor thu
b,;cu made until it stood to the City , month w:u 11"),KH; average 1,007 per
Railroad Company, by wh'Un j day.
it was owned, as worth $30,00;), TJKJ indiak commission.
It was insured in tho agency of JauicB j Washington, August 1. -Indian ln-
puiiey mi 91 1,011, mruumui:it in mi- ; spCClOr JlCliry WIIHI llOS llppll (UtCCtetl
low.-! Trans-Atlantic ol Hamburg t ,0 perform service on tho commission
sUfi; Connecticut of Hartford WJ0;i; to settle the dlirerencon b tweeu the
of Loudon $5003: Scottish Union
National of Edinburg $5000: North
German of Hainbur,' S2o00. T'o In
surance on luriuiuiu was in -io bt.
strike, whicli ho says is virtually over ! Paul's of St. Paul, Minn
Ho lm resumed his duties
quently responded to by the Rev. F.
(). Meintyre, of Galveston. The ef
fort of tlio latter was pronounced by
many to have been the most uppropri-1
ate and eloquent speech of the morn- j
iug services. .
Capt. Veal then announced dinner,
and we are glad to state that wo neither ;
saw or heard of a single being that was
allowed to .leave tlie tables hungry.
The largo groves were lined with I
tables and there was no scarcity of the ;
most excellent and substantial articles
of food. i
The afternoon was devoted almost
exclusively to tho business of tlio as-1
sociation, including tlio reading of
letters from General Newton of New ,
York, nresident of tlie Army of the ,
Potomac: from Governor B. F. Butler
Rev. V. W. Patrick left tills even
Imr for ids home In Weatherford.
in his own j Mrs. Patrick and tho children will re
inimitable main in Waco foreonio time to come.
Hon. John S. Af ooro leaves to-morrow
morning for his sheep ranche in
Lampasas county. He will stop at
Ricliev station, in (ills county, and
spend'the day with Mr. T. C. Rlchey,
who is very low with typhoid fever.
Mr. Ben ilaber leaves to-morrow
for New York to
stock of drv i;oods.
Mr. James. Sink, formerly will
Cleveland & Cameron, is now repre
senting Kellum & Rolum
Some ono poisoned Mr. G. M. Shop
perd'a lino bull dog last night.
Captain Byron McKecn has re
turned from Gatesyillo to Waco again
and will make this ills future homo.
Dr. A. M. Curtis, who has been con
fined to his bed for the past five or six
weeks with jaifndlce. is now conval
Mr. J. S. Smith of the dniL' llrm or
Wur.Iow's building and stock, ?2.-
500, Insured for?lo0u in tlie Merchants
of Newark and Western
of Toronto; Louis Schneider
stock and ilxtures 1500,
uninsured. Other looses aggregate
S1.200. Insured for $300 In tho Western
Of California and Norwich Union.
two factions of the ('reek Indians, thus
lining tho vacancy (Mimed by Jtepre
fccntativo Haskell's illnois.
Collision of 1'rolKhl Train Six l'mmui
lt..ii,nl,.l ICII',,.1. '
Troy, N. Y.,, August .l.Wi'woM
& Boston freight- -minn iWmuwtmul
morning at Pownai, Vt. Tho locomo
tives and trains were wrecked, and it
t u sneclal nicetliiL' of the directors ! is reported that six men were. Jellied,
ot the city railway company this oven- all employes. One was named friilh
ing, it was decided to make immediate , van, of this city, and another Barrett,
arrangements for theoreetlou of a loin- j The wieek Is on Ire.
norarv nlatform on tho beael). whore , Troy, N. Y., Augimt .Tho namo3
purchase his fall , summer night concerts will be given of the six persons killed u the Pownai
' . - n . , . i. At ..1 . ..r.llt.'t.ti. .it... r....r U'.llMinlcl,,.! mill
inr tun vntiiiiinncr oi uiu hl'udii. mm viminiuii uiu ,n m'uwh.iwh ...,.
steps were taken to invito plans and ! Charles Marden, engineers of Troy;
specifications for tho erection of a John Barrett, conductor of Troy; .H.
handsome and larger pavilion as soon ' II. .Bruce, operator of (ho T).V'&
as possible on the site of tho ono do-. I Greenfield railroad state line. Twelve
The grand piano was saved in a
somewhat damaged condition. Both
tho bear and monkey .kept near the
building made good their escape, but
the fox could not loose himself and
was cremated. The bear created some
consternation among tho crowd, but
was finally captured and secured Willi
ofMiissnc husc Its; ex-Governor Fletcher Tucker & Willis eit tins evening lor ropes, uno pumas """";"
n r MUsnurP and General W. H. Par-' Paris, Texas. track were burned, and the iron iTrlls
ot jUIsouii, aim ut m-rai . n. xju ' i .. Wnlln.m loft lil l.nllv- u-.irni.l In front of t ho nav on.
greatly regretting that a press morning for their homo In Crawford. The conflagration was witnessed by
of b sliuss prevented their attendinoe. ! Mrs. B. F. Rlchey and family and hundreds or people, wio 1
General Paisons stated that ho has Mrs. J. F. Harris and family have re-1 along tno btach. Tie total loss will,
neycrnietwi.li his loved old brigade turned from their Camping expedition when everything ' couiilttl up,
at ono of thesi' reunions and promised j at Herring Springs, near Crawford, amount to iiho ; t WO.OOO, with In
most solemnly to loin them at their ' Professor Aladdin has also pulled up suranooof2o,000.
faianes ami come in. ----, -
1 Some Waco boys went on a camp mien vi'rmvu. lihiipp
I hunt in a two horse wagon. Ono of
iwvt. nmitinl irathcrhig. Senator W.
H. Getzendaner of Waxahachie, chair
man of the committee on the history
of tlie brigade, made his report which
was lengthy and elaborate, and which
was unanimously adopted after sonic
discussion. Tho senator was called
stakes and come in
Some Waco boys went on a camp
hunt in a two horse wagon. Ono of
tho party went to sleep ono day. Tho
others concluded to have a llttlo fun,
and they arranged for ono of them to
ta tea set oi Harness, wjucii niui trace
IRISH NATIONAL LliAHUE.
upon to address tho uudlences, which chains attached, and give a vigorous
"J'u" ,,.'.' ,.,..r , . il. ..i ,...,.. .,- I mill,, nt . IiIuIipikI' niintlier to iiitike a
iimiM iii u brief speech that was at
tentively listened to by his many per
sonal and political friends at this
Prof. John Collier of Mansfield, in
inKiioiise to a general and earnest
f.nif from the audience, made
...w.nr.l, nf Mm (1:1V. Hirt Subject
n.v nnian nf lieaits. of seiitluien
alms, of cflbrUon the part of tho North
and South, now and forever.' His was
decidedly tlio oneiesi. u wn mo
happiest speech of the day.
fit, in.n nrmw tho annual address
will be delivered by Moj, L. J. FarrarJ
of Groesbeck. Tiiere will also be
speeches from Cols. Giddings of
llrenhain. and W. M. Walton ot Aus
tin and Genend Cabell of Dallas. The
Old citizens' meeting will bo addressed
by Major John Henry Brown of Dal
lus. Memorial services In tho after
noon by Rev, John C, S. Balrd of
rattle at his head; another to
terrlbio noise at tho wagon,
and s :
Work or th Kxccullvo Committee. Aflf.r
die ArUtoeriillo Laud (Ir.ihherN
New York, Aug. 1. Tho executive
councilor the Irish National League
of America met to-day. There M'erq
;.:'.. ....i... i...,i ...i .,(i,r. ranini. fnr i aLso present-J'uincK uagon ami iim-
7.1 of Miwii to hollow wo! wo! wo! tliow Harris of Ireland, and Itev.
feet and grnuucu anno iimoi m i'"V. : " aiS. Z, 1m, T. i..".i.
ied of a largo
ports from various sections or me coun
sent to the scene from this city and
Hoosack Falls. Johnson, night, oper-
ator at Petersburg Junction, is blamed
for (lie collision. 'T .1 baen given
orders to liold onu u..m at the Junc
tion and uogU-eto 1 to transfer his In
structions to the day operator, who lit
his ignorance allowed thu train to
Tlm I'll lit Halt) of Nw Cotlon Tno DuallH
Hpoclnl to I ho (lazcltc.
MJIllcau, August 1. Quito a sensa. .,-, v;
tlon was created In our town ';thfH2f,.
morning over tno urit nine oi ciai,?
the season. It was purehasedfbyMr.
K. CI. Ferguson, ono of our most prom
inent merchants and col ton buyers, at
: ten centH per pound, and snipped io
W. S. Cleveland of Houston.
I The grim monster death visited our
town Sunday last, and called two of
our citizens to their final resting pluco;
Corn crops oro splendid. Cotton ctlU
short by diouth and boll worms, "'
arnest Meet, ami grauuou u m ii -i '" ,;! ,7 AliviimltrHtt
e the Imaginary runaway team and hollowed j 1 resi de t Alex mlcr u,
t was wo, BUI! was sufllcleut to ftirnlsh a ' chair. The league dlspo
nt of ! luugli for the crowd for an hour. i iimouiitof IiublnoM and
,ni, ot (auj,u uiu v.un.. t .)0r(s from vur0Ui, section
Among tho subjects considered was
that of the so-called laud grubbers. Id
Linn Cochran Shot mid Klllml-III ,Slaer
Bpcclal to the Gazette.
Tcxarkana, Aug. L Lum Cochran
was ' shot and Instantly killed this
evening by Henry SchuiJlin. They
had becuat outs for some time. Schuf
llin surrendered and la In the hands of
thtflaw. Particulars aro not obtain"
able at tlds Into hour.
ItalimThroiiuhout thu Cotlon Hell Y.xmhH',
luTttxmt-AWittDr I'Mintiie Tliru'teucil:'' -
In tho City.
Galveston. Aug. L From signal scr-
! vice maps it appears that within tlie
at almost everv nolnt In the cotton
the Southern and Wcdern states and' belt except In Texas, and hot a drop.
; territories by English aristocrats ami , has fallen at any point In thld stale
I English corporations. A com-1 reached by the signal Hfrvlco for
i mlsslonor was appointed to secure ; several days, where tho need of It is
' a complete report In each state and much felt. There has been iiolh mg
i territory of the quantity of land pur- so closely approaching a water fainhio
chased, the names of purchasers and In this city since 1875. The drouth -Is
i statements sho'wlng whether such pur- already impressing the people forcibly
! chasers wero citizens of tho United with the utility of a water supply
Stales. which will not be wholly dependent
A resolution was adopted declining ' upon the caprice of the cloud., .
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