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THE STATESMAN. 7 AUSTIN. TKXAS. The statistics show that there Connecticut one divorce for eight marriages, exclusive of Catholics, who allow divorces extreme cases. It is presumable Houston acted on the tb friend in need is not one not bravely helping the c. he unmasked the gove At the annual coui ment last weef the Woman al college, of Fennsi i aula, the ree of M. D. was conferred on thirty-live women, one of whom was from Palestine. Gov. Ireland had not the courage to make open declaration as to h is advocacy of these ieiiitentiary leases. Senator Houston, however, has pul- licly placed him where all knew him to be secretlv hiding. , Tiieke is some good reading in the senate delate of yesterday. Gov. Ireland is needed at the front, and the friends of the penitentiary leases place him there. A leader driven to the front is a poor one. Gov. Iiieland hid in the back ground as a supporter of these peni tentiary leases, not daring to come boldly to the front in defense of pet plans until dragged from his hiding place by Senator Houston. The dady paper having the largest circulation in the United States is supposed to be the New York News, a modest-looking evening paper. Its issue one dav hist week exceeded 300,000 copies, or more than the com bined circulation of all the morning papers of that city. The Statesman has insisted that Gov. Ireland has been using his influ ence, privately, for the rati tieat ion of these penitentiary leases. Uecause.it drew the mask from him, the State; man has been villiiied through his confidential clerk, who is paid by the state to be a public slanderer. Sena tor Houston tells where the governor htands. Mauone and Uiddleberg.r. of Vir ginia, have settled all doubt (if any existed as to their political affilia tion, bv choosinir seats on the He- publican side of the senate chamber. Mahono has taken the seat occupied by Edmunds, who takes the presiding oilieer's chair; and Riddleberger has taken the seat of Kellogg, who'goes into the house. When it had beeu denied that Gov Ireland favors these penitentiary leases, Senator Houston came to the front yesterday in the senate and made- the positive declaration .that the governor does favor them; and this xnlains whv the governor's ollice has Iieen used as a corresondence bureau to attempt to destroy the inlluenee of the Statesman. One of our "infant industries" is the manufacture of oleomargarine It had not even had a beginning in 1870, but the 'last census returns show that its production had reached nominal value of $7,000,000 in 1880, and that without any "protection from the tariff. Why cannot the spurious sugar refiners and shoddy textile manufacturers also prosper without a protective tariff? This pitiable confidential clerk. of the governor, who sneaks into papers to libel the Statesman and -those connected with it, has his private grievances against this paper. He was employed upon it once for a few months, and was found objectionable because of disreputable habits, while two years ago his friends made fruitless efforts tated in its the bitterness eouies because to nave him rein employment. But of his master of the States man's opposition to the private meas ures of those to w horn he is person Ally obligated. . The growth of public expenditures lry the national government is some thing to attract the earnest attention f the taxpayers. The appropriations just made by a Republican congress aggregate $22l,327,5ll. The Demo crats had the house of representa tives in 1878. The appropriations for that year, when the interest charge was larger by $30,000,000 than it is now, were less by scores of millions than now. The figures demonstrate to what ends governments tend when controlled for too long n time by weak men molded to suit the ends of person il greed. The senate made two changes in the amended charter of Austin, passed yesterday. The first was to strike out the clause authorizing the city coun cil to suppress tippling houses and sa loons. That clause was unconstitu tional, as they can only be suppressed by a vote of the people. The general power to suppress and prohibit gam ing was retained, but that which held every one responsible for the use made of his house, when rented to another, was stricken out. The house, it may be hoped, will take up this bill, and allow it to become a law in the shape it leaves the senate. Rumors are afloat that President Grevy, of France, is going to resign. If he should do so, it may be that the republic will be weakened, for, though not a great man, he is honest, and holds the Republicans of France to gether. He4s personally friendly to all classes. His record has been that of a plain, upright man, whose integ rity no one could reasonably question, and he has made no personal enemies. Even Bonapartists and Intransigents respect him, although they do not agree with his political principles. Thus he is free from objections which would cling to almost any public man who might be named to succeed hiiu. Some northern papers take occasion to be severe upon the people of the south because the theatrical company now playing Uncle Tom's Cabin in the southern states meets with de. elded disfavor at places. The piece is in the nature of those irritations that have already caused so much trouble in this country. "With the blood-hound addition it is simply Abominable, Insulting, and the com pany presenting it to the southern -audiences deserves to play to empty benches. The majority of the south ern people aliout like other people. The greater portion of Uncle Tom's Cabin is a cruel slander of southern civilization, and It is unjust to meas rJ I... A that f at a if while ' Hence, r i L- UK m dcg ure the southern people by it. STATESMAN SERVES. been held that Gov. Ireland thing to do with the peniten- leases. The Statesman took position directly after his inau- uration, under the belief that ne ould hold himself aloof and permit the legislature to settle the question without his influence one way or another. Then it became evident that he was secretly using his influence in behalf of the leases. One of the agents of the penitentiary ring came to the Statesman, and, after attempting to negotiate lor the suppression n its columns of the minor ty report made by the senate Lfommittee against these leases, lie left and then returned ana attempieu to arrange a conference between the editor of this paper and Governor Ire land, the purpose, as this agent stated, being on the part of the gov ernor to use his inlluenee with the Statesman to see if its position concerning the lisases could not be changed. Before then the States man was not opposed to being inilu- enced by the governor, but this at h-nmt was so mi nstrous as to erect a bar to such inlluenee. The proposi tion was treated w ith indignation. It was a proposed attempt to change the honest ptu poses of a paper by the gla mour ol olhciitl power, which was never particularly dazzling to the Statesman, and the proposed con ference was therefore rejected. It was reject d because Governor Ire land luis nothing to do w ith the con duct of the Statesman, because a principle adhered to is worth more to a paper man an me iavors poor, erring, faithless men in power can bestow. The conference was not held because the Statesman nerer was and never can be the tool of an ex ecu tive. It lives here at this capital of this great state to advocate that which is deemed best for the jopuIar good, that which may add to the glory and the dignity of Texas, not to assume the rolo of rvility to any one man, however clothed with brief authority, not to be the agency of combinations and of cliques, but to serve to its best ability the interests of Texas. It might have had weight in governmental matters.it might have even secured the naming of an ollicer of the state gov ernment; might have had crumbs of comfort, dropping from the executive board, but this is not a paper's legiti mate mission. The newspaper, which cannot be judicial in its utterances. cannot in the balancing of public questions in just scales take Dosition noon conviction as to w hich is best for the public weal, ne - - . lecting that which is personal and selfish, is unworthy ol existenc e, and ought to le "crushed out. Had the Statesman submitted to selfish views; had it w hen he was still, hid away from the light of day on a great question, entered the governor's secret chambe r, and there subscribed to ih r sonal will, become the submissive tool of seliish schemes, the state would have been spared the expense of pay ins for the cirulation of malicious falsehood regarding the Statesman it might have bought gracious con alteration from a placeman, been recognized bending ltecause of its to "strategem and spoils" as It diil not worthy of mean reward, bend; it did not degrade its recognized relationship 'to the public, iipd hence contumely and shame v;is attempted to be piled upon it. It has been shown whence charges against it came, und now it is pleasing to see and receive evi dences every day of the estimation in which the Statesman is held. A it has been so it will be, unless the ex nressed desire of the governor that it be "crushed out" be made good by these agencies to which it does not pander,.w hich it does not serve, anil which are powerless to encompass its ruin. The article copied from the Louis ville Courier-Journal could not have been better prepared to suit conditions in Texas. YVhilo wisdom would direct that railway regulation is proper, it would as well lead us to look this railroad questioi snuarelv in the face as a business proposition, especially for Texas and to treat it as such. Did the constitution give 'the power to establish a commission with arbitrary power, it would be damaging to the interests of Texas, at this time, to make such a statute. We assert that there is necessity for regulation, and were it possible under our constitution to have a commis sion, with regulative powers, we might urge its existence. But any tendency toward radicalism in railway legislation at this time J could not le encouraged. Regula- tion that is legal is a necessity, and, therefore, while 'this constitutional bill, presented by Mr. Gibson, is before the legislature, we shall, advocate its adoption. The Democratic pledge, made at Galveston, is couched in terms of opposition to such legisla tion as may Ie harsh, and which might affect , seriously the interests of railways, and this bill meets that pledge. It pro poses to regulute and to control, and by hasty and authoritative infor mation to bring before the courts of the county for decision all questions arising between the people and the railways. The condition of railways in Texas at times shows that they need regulation, and this bill provides for a competent state officer, whose duty it shall be to see that the railways are conducted in a manner to protect life and prop erty. But those who feel a proper interest in the railway question will have light thrown upon it by a peru sal of what is said in the article taken from the Courier-Journal. It shows that the house acted wisely in reject ing the cnenowetn diil Senator Houston says that the action of the majority of the senate is endorsed by the people; that there has been "no opposition found among the people of this state covering it. and that it is only heard from a few dissatisfied newspapers' and from some aspiring politicians, who would harass and fling at the state adminis" tration." Air. Houston's assertions are far more incorrect than the style of his composition. - In proof, it may lie stated that the Houston Age, the Panola Watchman and the Marshall Herald are the only papers in Texas advocat ing this le:ise. The San Antonio pa pers give it a weak sort of endorse ment, and there is the end of the list, Nine-tenths of the people of Texas endorse resumption, and a few politi cians, who are crazy tfor place, will find this out in 184. V llE Gov. John C. Buown appeared be- fore the senate committee yesterday to present arguments why the ioint resolution, proposing a constitutional amendment to empower a railway commission, should not pass. Eight or ten days ago the committee had decided to report the resolution fa- orably, but when the full committee had listened to his able arguments and forcible presentation of facts, it was unanimously determined to re" cede from this resolution, to recom mend that the resolution do not pass. The triumph must havo been a proud one, lor it was tne result oi a rnasieny effort, while those who listened to him, for the purposef passing judg ment upon his cause, were led to the conviction that the measure is not demanded by any exist ing evils; that it is unwise lor the state in her present condition of prosperity and that of lier rail way system, to adopt such an amend ment; that it is unfair lor cajit;d now invested to be subjected to radical conditions not anticipated by invest ors; that sucn proposed provision of the organic law cannot be made effective against corporations dready in existence by special char ters. The elaborate nasons given in supjwrt of these propositions ap pear to Ikj unanswerable. The argu ments deal in what is too strong for refutation. They show that the conditions call for no such legislation, mil that too great restrictions placed iijioh railways, at this time, would de stroy the confidence ol capitalists; that it would stop railway construction and the 'How ol millions of money into Texas; that the state's resources, would not be developed, while its property and growth would be seriously dam aged. He held that the capital in vested in railways should return i profit to iuvesters as well as money in vested in farming or in stockraising; that government hits no more right to attack ' combined capital in vested in irreat public works of improvement than it has to prevent the farmer from making a prolit out of agricul ture, or the mechanic out of the prod uct of muscle and tools. The able advocate might have shown how capital invested in rail ways is lost, how fortunes are so often wrecked in operating them. Take the aggregated wealth invested in Agriculture in Texas, and it yields proportionally greater prolit than railways. The idea seems to he to prevent the making of money; md this 1 icing so, attention ought to be diverted from rail ways to live stock production. Gov. Brown's speech, it is said, made a most profound impression. We had hoped to fully review it. but space al tins time prevents. Shoutly before the death of Dr. Mudd. who was sent to the Dry Tor- tugas for complicity iu the assassina tion of Lincoln, he completed a treatise upon epidemic and endemic diseases with an account of his frightful ex perience among the victims of yellow fever during his imprisonment. The manuscript of this treatise is still in the hands of Dr. Mudd's widow. Af ter the death of the regular physician Dr. Mudd took charge of the hospital. "So far as propagation is concerned," he wrote, "1 found the dise.ise innocu ous when isolated from its cause. It is purely a disease of infection. From the evidence subjoined it will be seen how the ' disease advanced, attacking one, then another, following the sleepers in their beds in a regular and unbroken order of succession, spread ing' as the flames of a conflagration are spread by the wind and slo vly against it. Not, however, attacking one here and another there indiscrim inately, as it would have clone had the poison been in the atmosphere in and around the fort, but marching from bed to bed and from company to com pany in a line of unbroken conti nuity." The Dude is a style of young man, described by an exchange to be of watery smile and educated whisker, altogether given over to inpeuous pursuits and without the faintest ap proach to speculation in his eye. He does not elbow his way into society for, a? a rule, he is entitled to social recognition ; nor does - he seem to court notoriety, since he is of a shrink ing kidney. All he asks is permission to carry out his simple scheme of life and to indulge his modest eccen tricities of dress. He likes to walk arm in-arm with a twin Dude, never appearing to notice the world or to ask the world to notice him. He makes a point in attending "first nights" at theaters, and upon these thrilling occasions he arrays himself in a hat seven sizes too large for him, and in a sack overcoat (generally cream-colored) about thirteen inches shorter than the dress coat under neath. The Dude is now an institu tion in New York. It may take two or three years to raise him here in Austin, but a stray one may put in an appearance at any time. Changes in the internal revenue law have, or will soon, become opera tive, and for the benefit of that nu merous class of our readejs who are directly interested in them and note as follows: Taxes imposed on capital and deposits in banks, bankers and na tional banking associations, are re pealed from the passage of the act which was March 3, except such taxes as are now due and payable. On and after the first day of May next, deal ers in manufactured tobacco pay an nually two dollars and forty cents cigar or tobacco manufacturers, six dollars; on all cigars the tax is three dollars a thousand; on cigarettes weighing less than three pounds, fifty cents a thousand. The tax on beer and spirits remains unchanged.- The stamp tax on bank checks and drafts, ami the tax on matches, perfumery and toilet articles, is repealed from and after the first day of July. A well-known New York opera tor in hog products says it will be impossible for Bismarck to make any regulations that could prevent an evasion of the law against the intro duction of packed meats into Ger many. He says the hog meats are all cut, prepared and packed after the English method,' and it would be per fectly easy to export our meats to England and have them repacked there and then Bhipped to Germany. It would be impossible, he asserts, for the German inspectors to detect the evasion. Ex-Senatok Kellooq may get into hoc The senator . referred to in connection with star-routers must be the irrepressible Louisiana statesman. Successful experiments in long distance telephoning with the Gray- Harmanie system and Dorrance tele phone were made between Cleveland, Ohio, and New York city, a distance of 701 miles, over the heavy solid cop per wire of the postal telegraph com- Piiny. The man at the Cleveland tele phone communicated with New York. and the answer quickly came back tllat every word was as plainly heard as if the instruments were only two blocks apart, and that the articula tion was perfect. "When .the New- York operators stopped to lix the transmitter, the removal and replac ing of the diaphragm could be plainly heard by tiie operator in Cleveland. The instrument will be taken to Chi cago when tne postal line reacues there, and the feat of speaking be tween there and New York, 1000 miles, will be attempted, and, it is confidently lielieved. successfully: The declaration of Hob Robert son, that the lisn comnussionersnip might go, if it must involve him in behalf of the ratification of these pen itentiary leases, offers an example worthy to be followed by meniliers of the legislature. The governor has been finally siezed by these lease advocates, and forced to the front as a supposed decoy for weak-kneed leg islators, who may covet executive favor. It is believed that the opening of this . masked battery will' finally expose the liesirged enemy to unconditional surrender and to final destruction. The people are rising in their might on this question, to back and sustain not only the ene mies of personal servitude, enforced by the state, but to aid with ;dl their might those who make the state gov ernment their agency instead of that of personal pets, and pampered cliques and uncompromising monopolies. The confidential clerk of the gov ernor publishes a card in which he re fers to himself as being ' sensitive to the honor of the grand old party. The weakness ol a poor old man is apparent in the lact that he, not so long ago, made a pitiable effort to help break down the old party by becom ing an independent candidate for the legislature. He lacked the courage. however, to stand boldly to his colors to the last, as Mf. Ireland did in his effort to defeat Congressman Schick her in 187s. The press is almost unanimous in asserting that the only way in which the governor can clear himself of inspiring libelous correspondence is, through the removal of that eoniiden- ial clerk. The Statesman does not oin in this suggestion. The governor dare not tread uihto the head of a reeping viper. He is doomed already to a violent political death, and noth- nsr should be urged that mav make us agonizing end more painful than i it must lie. Tin: Statesman cares nothing ibout the matter contained in a pri vate letter from its editor to Gov, Ireland, but thi making of the al leged substance of that letter public cannon be defined in the catalogue of all that refers to baseness. It is gratifying, however, to know that only the most indecent agencies could be found, through which such pub licity was attempted. The gentieman on the floor of the house, who has been likened to a fat sweet potato, is beginning to make himself heard. Ilis legislative knowl edge has at last reached the point to understand that the house has adopted a rule of exclusion, and he frequently rises and calls for its enforcement Persons 'frequently step inside the iar just to see what rising power there is in the potato. The value of children h:is been fixed by an insurance company of Cincinnati: A child less than one year old "is worth $14; between one and two years, 819; two to three years, 28; four years, $31; five years, 35; six years, $40; seven years, 50; eight years, 00; nine years, $70; ten years. S'JO; eleven years, $123. The company insures children, and these are the valuations made. The triumph of the Gibson bill in the house yesterday was a compli ment to its author as well as a mark of good sense in that body. In the house proceedings may be found the admirable speech of Mr. Giljon in the house yesterday, we like its spirit and its taste, and the effort places the young statesman on rising ground. The governor's public acts were criticised in these columns. There upon he put on pay from the state a once rejected employe of the States man, and one since refused admission to its pay roll. Here, then, are the reasons for the state's expense in inaugurating a libelous correspond ence bureau in the executive office. As soon as it is determined that the absolute control of railroads is to pass to legislative bodies, rail way corporations will set about to control those bodies. General laws are what we need, forbidding t.hose evij practices which have grown up of late, and the rest must be left o t he operations of natural laws. TnE universal verdict seems to be, that, if this penitentiary lease out rage be endorsed by the legislature organized Democracy in lex as is doomed. Think of .agencies for its destruction in Texas succeeding, when in other states and throughout the United States D mocracy is marching right along to victory. The Blanco News thinks "the editorial in the Statesman of March 8, 'Will it Come to This, contains a timely warning to the governor, heads of departments and legislators to pause and reflect, before they utterly ignore all that is public in a mad desire to gratify personal and selhsh ends. The tlacino of the school lands under the control of a board is vio lative of the constitution of the state This instrument fixes the duties of the land commissioner, and they apply to all the public lands, whether un appropriated domain or land set aside for public free schools, or for other pur poses. The College Psi Ujwilon fraternity will celebrate its oi-centennial in Alkiny May 23, 24 and 25. Senator Joseph R. Hawley is to be the orator, and Prof. Iljalmar Hjorth lioyesen the pott. The fraternity has chapters in about twenty colleges. Thursday, the 22nd of March, was Kaiser Wilhelm's eighty-sixth birth day. His reign has been'a remark ably brilliant one. ,r If the commissioner of the general land ollice be, as the constitution di rects, the head of all the land business of the state, he, and he alone, should remain in charge of the school lands. Under him the school land bureau w ould lx a business concern, not a refuge for personal and political favor. itism. The land commissioner is the only constitutional land officer. "Will the senate see that no mistake is uiade in the management of the school lands, until the people have a chance to say whether they may be entrusted to agencies not provided for in the fundamental law of the state? Gkeat Britain is reducing her national debt each year about as much as the United States reduces its per month. It is still about twice in amount that of the United States. The English can pay up in full if they desired to do so, but that is no part of the national policy. It was certainly a bold stroke in the penitentiary lease men to have the governor dragged to the front- Desperation, it appears, made it neces sary.. It was thought the appointing power could be used to make resump tionists give wv, to make anti-lease members quake in their boots. When the senate gets hold of the land bill, w ill it redeem it by plac ing the conduct of the school land business under the direction of a competent ollicidl? The commis sioner of the general land ollice should direct the business with a competent bureau for that purpose. The Courier-Journal calls atten tion to the fact that most newspapers sound on the tariff issue are ' opposed to unnecessary governmental inter ference with railways, while those upholding the iniquitous tariff are clamoring for intervention, Ok course the governor's confiden tial clerk had to deny the governor's complicity in the libeling the States man. That letter contained references which could have been inspired by no other person than the governor. The amendment tacKed on to the Gibsoii bill, in the house yesterday, is entirely proper. "We are for reason able railway regulation, and the anti discrimination feature is good. LETTER FROM EW YORK. The Texas Drummers'" Tax Law Its Effect Ahroml Complaints About Exliorliitant Express Charges in Texas Tlie Associated Press Agent in Ualvesttii l'uiiclieti in the Short Kilts 'ew York Aew s Compiled by I ramp. From Our SiK'ciiil Correspondent.! New York, March 19, 1882. As your legislature is still in session it may be well that members should be informed of the great unpopularity oi the drummers tax law with east ern manufacturers and wholesale merchants. Many houses that used to send several drummers through Texas twice a vear, have, since the passage ot tlie law wnieu reqirec them to plank down 200 for each one, cut the number down to one or two and sent the others into other states, while some have withdrawn all their solicitors from lexas. Now, the Question is. don't a law ol that kind do mo' e harm than good to a state ? An army of mercantile men passing through a state continually leave great deal of money wherever they go, . - - t i . j .. . . . . coninouiing largely to iub support, oi hotels, stage lines, railroads and possi bly the saioons. Besides, they are a convenience to the merchants in the state, enabling them to buy by sample without incurring the expense oi a trio east, in which event they would take money out ot tne state and spend it elsewhere. .Your correspondent merely mentions this matter in order that some eloquent legislator who is boiling over with tree trade senti ments, mav tninn to immortalize mm- self, by securing a repeal of the drum mers tax. As tne last legislature gave the railroads a heavy blow, hv cutting down tne passenger iare. from live to three cents a-mile, would" it not be a beautiful act ot liberality, good sense and magnanimity for the present legislative oouy to repeal a law which curtails travel in lexas, and thus give the poor struggling railroads a chance to regain their loss V Now, while your legislators are allowing their intellects to be sapped out of their systems for the trilling sum of S2 a day, they must certainly be in a proper lrame of mind to sym oathize with the railroads and eastern merchants whose interests are blight ed by the crushing weight and ei ist- ence of the drummer tax iaw. Publishers here have called the attention of your correspondence to the exorbitant express charges in Texas, as compared to charges in other states, and requested him to bring the subject before the people ot Texas in some paper laving a gen eral circulation and the ear of the legislature. The Statesman enjoys the "general circulation," but as to tne ear part tne writer is not posted. If the people of Texas wish to get books and other merchandise as cheanlv as other people get them they had better do what is in tneir power to supply the facilities. Some houses have refused to advertise in Texas papers because they can t at- ford to pay the express charges, and because their patrons in Texas com plain of exorbitant charges when the goods are sent i . u. u. it mav lie wen lor me to nere men tion that Texas seems to be sorely in need of associated press agents of the kind that will succeed in giving the world dailv a lair share ot lexas news, it is surprising now nine Texas news is seen in the telegraphic columns of the New York papers. state as large as Texas should certainlv have at least half dozen " associated press agents, instead of one, where vision seems to be confined to Galveston island, and the blood and thunder column of the News. He has hardly deigned to tell the New ork papers that the Texas legislature was in ses sion, or that Ireland is governor, or that a new capitol. to cost &.J.000.000, is being built. He seems to think it the dutv of eastern papers to send correspondents down to Texas to get information for their readers when thev want it. Can't the Statesman set Dan McGarv and Nat Quick Hen derson on the fellow and get him roused up? He is evidently asleep and needs shaking. NEW YORK NEWS. It is estimated that over one half of the 1,500,000 inhabitants of this city have their homes in tenement houses. this including those who live in what are called "flats," as also those who live in hotels and boarding houses. "flat" is a floor suitably arranged for housekeeping for one Jamily. Many of these are very stylish, and possess every modern convenience. They cost from $40 to $100 a month, according to the number and the size of the rooms. Some of the statistics of metropolitan life are curious. For instance, the peopleof New York pay annually $7,000,000 tor amusements, and it is tstimated that the city s 10,000 whiskey and beer saloons gather in three times that amount of money, while but $4,000,000 is paid out for education. The average of wages in manufactories is $424 a year, or $1.37 a day; but of course many of the operatives are women and children. Of the 270,496 children under the age of 18, but 115,820 attend Sunday school, but a large percentage of these are of foreign parentage; so it must be admitted that there is a wide field for missionary work in New York. The amount paid out in charity is $4,000,000, and yet the streets are thronged with 10000 ragged and reck less children, who are without care or instruction. A few years ago New Y'ork's army of bootblacks were nearly all Irish, but the Italian boys have run them out and now monopo lize that branch of industry. The newsboys are of various nationalities. United States Senator Blair, of New Hampshire, thinks that either President Arthur or David Davis will be the Republican nominee for president. The Commercial Adver tiser, a stalwart evening paper of this city, seems to favor Arthur. There is a growing feeling that rail roads should use tire-proof. cars, and. especiauy mat sleeping cars should be fire-proof. The American museum of natural history at Central park has received a monster canoe, made by the Hydah Indians, inhabiting Queen Char lotte's Island.lyingoff British Colum bia The boat was hewn out --f a single cedar tree, similar to t he kind pencils are made . of, and is orna mented with dragons and other mythological figures. It is sixty three feet long, eight feet wide and as a depth of live feet, and is said to be 100 years old. it is announced that Samuel J. Tilden's health is now more robust than it has been for several years. There is no reason why he should die about the time that David Davis ikes a wife. The New Y'ork Commercial Adver tiser says that so many restrictions are being put on tne railroads of the south that there is danger construc tion will cease. This is inevitable. he crusade against the railroads in the north and south is destined sooner later to drive money that would now serve to develop unsettled places into other Investments. The Purim halL at the Academy of Music on the evening of the 15th, was a brilliant spectacle. The fes tivities opened at 10 o'clock with a tableau representing the court of the good Queen Esther, seated beside the rince and Princess Carnival, at- teended by hundreds of gayly attired maskers. A grand ballet by the mem lers of Her Majesty's Opera corps was given, and at its conclusion the opening procession, representing in-r alntants ot every quarter ol the glolie, took place. JJarnum s great show, which win ters at Bridgeport, Connecticut, ex hibits at Madison Square garden, in this city, for two weeks, beginning on the 29th, and then starts on the road. Preparations have been made- by Gen. Grant to entertain Gen. Porfirio Diaz, ex-president of Mexico, when he arrives in this city. Gen. Grant ex presses himself as beholden to the dis tinguished Mexican for much hospi tality when he visited Mexico, and he proposes to honor his mend with a banquet of more than ordinary aplen uor. it is not denniteiy Known yet wnen uen. Diaz wm come. A new machine, operated by clock work, is to be placed in the train starter's tower at the Grand Central lepot station, which is designed to do lutomatically what is now done by men employed as train starters. The machine, oi brass, copper and steel. occupies but little space, it being less than two feet in either length, breadth or height. . The mechanism consists of three upright cylinders of brass, in which are punctured a series of holes, each representing one ot the 1440 minutes in the day. By the side of these are three smaller pillars, on which are fixed spirally pins representing the twenty-four hours of the day. The three pairs of pillars as they stand in the case iepreseht respectively the three roads using the grand central station. A series of springs are set so as to be operated upon by the two cylinders, as they each in turn make their revolution in the twenty-four hours or the day. These springs con nect with electrical appliances. The fixed pegs on the hour column, and the movable pegs set into the minute cyl inder striking the arms of the spring, set the necessary bells ringing in va rious parts of the station. It rings the signals for the opening and closing of the gates on tne starting oi i train. The real estate broker and land lord's agent invariably points out that the cause of high rents in New York is the scarcity of houses. But every year tor a decade has snown the number of houses increasing out of sdl proportion to the increase of the resident population, and the rents steadily advancing, it is estimated that as many as fifteen hundred apartment houses have been erected in one year. If we allow ten families to a house, this gives us an increased accommodation per year for 15,000 families. It is impossible to-day for mechanic or clerk or artisan whose wages or salary is $25 a week to get a comfortable and convenient flat in New Y'ork for less than $50 a month, and he must get it at such a distance from his daily occupation as will add the expense of railroad fares to his rent. The seventh annual bench show of the Westminister Kennel club will be held in Madison Square Garden on the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th of May next, i rom the large classincation list and the interest manifested in the late Ottawa and Pittsburg shows, the exhibition will undoubtedly be one of the most successful ever held in the country. Entries will close on April 23. The winter is holding on with un usual tenacity, our first spring days having put in an appearance during the past week. The winter has not been severely cold, the thermometer but once getting down as low as tnree degrees below zero in this city; but we have had more than an ordinary share of moderately cold and stormy weather. Spring will be welcomed heartily, for with better weather will come better trade. 1 ramp. It is Universally Endorsed. Sail Saba News. The Austin Statesman in its manly and outspoken utterances on the con vict lease system has demonstrated that a party organ need not necessari ly be the cringing slave of a party, Though a Democratic organ, it las been fearless in its criticisms on those legislators who betrayed the 'true in terests of constituents by supporting that nefarious job known as the penitentiary lease contract. The Statesman does not spare the gov ernor himself when it sees in him a dangerous predilection for personal ism in the administration of public affairs. Anent this subject, it says "The second election of Governor Roberts demonstrated in even a more marked degree the effect of a contin ued tendency te- personaiism in public affairs, and his signal defeat for the third term proved the unalterable op- positiin of Texans to personal prede liction in administering the affairs of a great state. What it wa3 hoped to avoid by the defeat of Gov. Roberts seems to have been especially nurtured in the nomination and election of J udge Ireland. No sooner was this gentleman inducted into office than personal agencies appeared to have surrounded him with an impassable cordon. He Doesn't Come to Time. Houston Pont.1 The state papers are beginning to call ui on Gov. Ireland to rise and ex plain whether he employs his private secretary to write letters berating the newspapers. They Will do Their Doty. Fort Worth Democrat.! It is safe to assume that several members of the present legislative as sembly are sen ing their last terra, if their constituents do their duty. The Latest Civil Service Reformer. Fort Worth Democrat. As a civil service reformer Gov. Ireland is not a glaring specialist. In fact he is considered decictodly fishy in some quarters. Planned the Murder. San Autouio Express. The Statesman appears to have grave suspicions that Gov. Ireland is the long sought "J umber l. Special to The Statesman. Brownwood, March 22. District court was organized here Monday by the election of Hon. C. II. Jenkins as special judge. The criminal docket is being disposed of now with geat ra pidity. A number of lawyers are in attendance. Special to The States miiu.j Bastrop. March 22. Col. M. W. Trigg, who has been sit k for some time, died last night at the residence of his son-in-law. Chester Erhard. He was buried in Hill's Prairie at the family burial ground, to-day at 3 clock. The weather at present is cloudv. lousiness good. Special to The Statesman. 1 Galveston. March 22. The court of appeals reversed and remandel Flores vs. the state, from Webb; Ber nal vs. the state, from Webb. Af firmed Charles vs. the 6tate. from YVebb; Martin vs. the state, from La vaca. Rehearing refused Reed et sd vs. Lockett et aL from Johnson. Re hearing submitted Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe railway vs. Holt, from John son. Special to Tlie Statesman. Houston, March 22 A Galveston syndicate to-day purchased from John stern his controlling interest in the Houston street railway. This is the biggest thing that has happened to Houston, as the new company will put $40,000 into city improvements, and will manage the stock in a proper manner. The new company is re ported to have leased the fair grounds. wnere they will erect a pavilion simi lar to that of Galveston, for the free entertainment of their patrons. New lines are already projected, and real estate is already on a boom. Special to Tlie Statesman. Franklin, March 22. News reach ed here to-day that J. J. Barrett jump ed from the southbound' passenger train on the Santa F road this morn ing, two miles north of Blum, killing himself instantly. He thought he could get off and save walking back, as he was then about opposite his house. The scaffold has leen erected here and Fred Waite will hang to-morrow, between 11 and 12 o clock, lor the niurder of A. D. Yv vser. farmers are making good use of the nice weather. Special to The Statesman. I Bhlton, March 22. Ex-City Mar shal W. S.Riggs and Mrs. White were married last night, and Bob YYrhite, a youth and son of the newly-married lady, on returning from the wedding was shot while crossing the foot bridge on Nolen creek. It seems that he was in company with a friend,,) no Bigham. aad while Bigham was swinging on a cross rod of the bridge his pistol tell from bis pocket and tired, tne ball entering young White's right groin and ranging upward. The wound is considered dangerous, it not fatal. - The weather is fine and farming is being pushed to the utmost. The fruit is thought to be almost all killed by the recent irost. (Special to the Statesman. FoitT Worth, March 22. The pay cars on the Missouri Pacific and the Santa Fe roads were in the city to day and paid out $28,000. Ed. Bergen was arraigned in court to-day, charge with having commit ted a dastardly assault upon the per son of a nine-year-old boy. The case Is without a parallel in this city. It is rumored that Bergen is in danger of being lynched. A judgment ot $10,000 was paid in the district court to-day by Col. W G. Hudson, who lives near Cleburne, to Y etter & Allen, of Kansas City The judgment was for the forfeiture ot a cattle contract. Jim Elliott, charged with steal ing a r.ne span or horses in the Indian Territory, was arrested here last night and lodged in jail. The bids tor paving the streets will be opened on the 28th inst. A consignment ot wool was re ceived to-day from Callahan county This is the earliest consignment that has been made in twenty years. Two . men, Calhoun and Melton, were arrested to-night In a house ot ill fame and jailed. They are charged with having robbed two men on a train, one at Alvarado of $570, and one at Arlington of $ib. Special to The Statesman . 1 Dallas, March 22. Incendiaries fired the grain elevator of D. T. Rain water about 7 o clock this morning, and the buildings and contents were totally destroyed. Xoss estimated at about $20,000;nsurance $5000. Mrs. Marshall's private boarding house was also destroyed, at a loss of $2000. There is no clue to the incen diaries. Anderson Thomas, who was so fear fully stabbed yesterday morning by Sim Wilson, died to-day. The coro ner's jury returned a verdict charging Wilson with the murder, and be was remanded to jaiL The killing was wanton and cold-blooded. The murderer is a hard character, and his victim peaceable, industrious and in offensive, t nendsof the dead man became so outspoken in their threats that the sheriff placed extra guards around the jail for the prisoner a safe ty. The grand jury is in session, and he will no doubt be indicted and have a speedy trial. Malinda Hart, a colored servant employed by Mrs. Wm. Kingon, stole two $20 gold pieces this morning and went out shopping. 1 he money was soon missed, and an othcer captured Malinda before she had invested in any new spring finery, and recovered the $40. Malinda occupies quarters in the countv jail to-night. The state court or appeals nas con firmed the decision of , the Dallas district court, and to-night Ben Thornton departed to serve a term of ten years In the penitentiary lor an attempt to commit rape. Special to The Statesman. I San Antonio, March 22. The In- ternational railroad is said to be try- ing to buy a large tract of land here tn Prft ovtensivfi machine shoos. If inducements enough are.offered it is rumored Gould intends' to make this citv his base of operation for the southwestern system. The grand jury brought in nineteen felony indictments to-day, making thirtv-seven in all. and six misde meanors. The jury is still at work, The case of Copeland vs. the Ex press, for $25,000 for libel, was con tinued to next term of court, de fendant not being ready for trial Cant. John - Reckford, a promi nent real estate man and lawyer, was married to-day to Mrs. R. J. Knox, widow of the late Gen. W. B. Knox, former- lv sheriff. The bridal party left for Austin on a bridal trip. J. W. C. Lane, the jeweller who failed recently, was arrested to-day for concealing some goods, but proved his innocence and was released. It is rumored that if Capt. Charles McKinnev. of the state troops, wins his contested election for sheriff of LaSalle county, Joe Shelley, customs officer, will be promoted to captain of rangers. Richard Cawlev. aged twentv-seven years, an insane man, who was formerly confined in the i inuMTiA mn who asylum at Austin, this morning escaped from the poorhouse, where he had been placed for safe keeping, not being regarded as dangerous, and after walking four miles to the city got an old axe'and entered his aged mother's sleeping room, at her boarding house, and brained her with the blade of the axe. He escaped and is still at lib erty, but the police are after him. His mother was a widow aged fifty years, and he the only son. They came from Louisiana seven years ago. His hallucination was that his mother was withholding a large sum of money left him by dead relatives, and this is his second attempt at her mur der. She remained unconscious nil day, and died at 10 o'clock to-night. Her brain was pierced by the axe. which made a wound two by four inches. FRANKLIN. Fred E. nalte Swung Into Eternity. Special to The Statesman Franklin, March 23. Fred E Waite was hung at 1:10 p. m. to-day for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Ad dison Wyser of the 27th of May, 1S82, Waite rested well last night, but showed a disposition to be restless thig morning-. He said it was hell to prepare for one's own f unera), and that it made queer feelings creep over mm. About two thousand people from the surrounding country assem bled at the jail and escorted the pris oner to the gidlows, about one-half mile south of the town. Great ex citement prevailed all along the road Several buggies were run into and broken down. Waite, in his will, w hich he readu the gallows, rev. -ked the side in which he sold his hodv to Dr. W. E. Baker, of Breinond. ami had lived upon the money while iu jail, bherilt Jones refused to give the body up, and buried it In accord ance w ith the deceased man's request Waite kept his nerve to the last, and showed no signs of weakening. Special to The SUte-miau.l Dallas, March 23. The execution of Fred. E. Waite, for the murder of Deputy Shjeriff Add. Wyser, in May, 1882, took place this afternoon at Franklin. Last night Waite rested well, and before going to sleep he drank a bottle of champagne and smoked the best cigars to be hatL This morning Deputy Sheriff Tom Jones read the death warrant to hiin.i cVt 12:30 he was conveyed to the gidlows, one half mile south of the town, in a back. Jt was his request that no preacher would be on hand, believing it would do him no good. Waite never trembled or exhibited any nervousness, and he was pro nounced by all as being the bravest man they ever saw to the Jas6 moment, Just belore the execution lom Jones adjusted the trap and rope and drop ped a handkerchief, when the jailor, ilT. Join Kaynhart, cut the rope. W'aite's neck was broken. He hung eighteen minutes. There were about two thousand people in town, and general quiet prevailed. On starting treui the jail the back was driven in a trot. W'aite's dinner to-day, as ordered by him, was: First, t i a. .11 r ,1 .1 not cnic&eu pot pie, oiu lasuioneu; second, lemon custard; third, sweet milk; fourth, two oranges; filth. bananas and apples; sixth, hot bis cuits and butter; seventh, cham pagne; eigntn, cigars, x esteniay me prisoner conversed ireeiy and read from the second chapter of St. James "Faith without works is dead." He did not believe in a death-bed repent ance and had no faith in such lorgiv enness. He considered it dangerous and hypoency. He read from the third chapter of Ecclesiastics. 18th to 22nd verses inclusive and argued from that, and said his experience in life was that after death all would be painless. He come here omnless ami would go awav painless, lie knew nothing of his life in the world to come, and would have no memory and knowledge in this earth upon his advent to the next world. Late in the evening he desired no one to see hiui but a few friends and attendants. He drank a bottle of champagne, and said be wanted no opium or liquor on the scaffold. He wanted to die cool and seii-possesseu, that a man was a coward who feared death. At about 1 o'clock p. m. he ascended the scaffold and read the confession of his crime. The gallows were constructed with a fall of seven feet. The drop was an admirable su(J cess. The prisoner, at 1 o'clock p. m.. said "good-bye, boysf and at I .vo p.' m. went though the trap. Not a muscle moved, and at 1:25 p. m. be was placed in his coffin and taken to his graye. He desired his body to be buried although he had sold it and received the money. He. died cool and unflinching and had no religious advice to give, Many people Hit when the black cap was placed on his bead. Among the prisoners confined in the Robertson, county jail, at Frank lin, Texas, on the morning of May 28, 1882, were three men who that day perpetrated, one ot the most brutal murders that has found a record in the criminal annals of the state. The men were Fred E. Waite, alias Light ner, charged with theft. He was a very handsome, nneiy bunt young man, and of exceedingly bright intel ligence. Another, wyatt Jianks, was a very HKeiy negro, cnargeu witn horse stealing. The third was Daniel Compton, a man of good family, and formerly ot good reputation, but at me time mentioned under the revolting charge of incest. Between eight and nine o'clock that morning the iailor, Add. Wyser, was myrdered, and the prisoners were esc ipmg, ior wnicn niurder Compton is now serving lite sentence in the Hunts viae peni tentiary, and Waite was publicly exe cuted tc-day. A PLOT IN PRISON. The details of the horrible crime, as learned by interviewers and by con densing the material facts from the official record or me trial, are, sub stantially, thiit on the day previous to the murder (May 27) the prisoners in the jail developed a plan to gain their liberty, by overpowering, ami if necessary, killing the jailor, i ne principal witness for the state on this point was a negro prisoner named Sam Webb. The drift of his testi mony was, that there were six pris oners in the jail Daniel Compton Wvatt Banks. J or Jon Scott, 1 red L Waite. Austin Brown and himself, All were in the lower or ground floor tier of cells Banks. Scott and urown in No. 1, Wait, Compton and himself in No. 2. with io. 3 empty and me door open. The jailer. Add. Wyser, made it a part of his duties to attend to the i ding of the prisoners, bring ing them their lood twice a uay Outside the cells was a corridor caged In 'vmv Iho 1 it ir ff Oia luil liuiMinnr .s:u- ....J il',,... iZ DriBonera the freedom of the corridor for exercise, giving them admission to it by unlocking the cell doors by tnrowiug ou iiio urue u. means of a lever, ibe ireedom or tne cornuor was allowed the prisoners from about 8 a. m. to 2 p. m. When YVyser would bring the lood to the prison ers be would nrst order mem into their cells, turn on the brakes fastening the doors, deposit the food on the corridor noor in iront oi tue cells, step outside the corridor, turn off the brakes, open the cell doors and let the prisoners out. n me noor or the porridor was dirty, Wyser left the meals on a small wash stand, at the extreme end of the corridor, necessita ting his walking the length of it to the stand and back. On Saturday morning, May 27, Compton, YVaite and Hanks called Webb lrom ceil 2,0. 1 Into cell No. 2, ana informed him a plan was being formulated W which they might escape, and asked him to join in it. wane was to secrete nim sell in the vacant ceil sso. a. ana wnen Wyser should come in to feed them be (waite) was to knock him down, take his Pistol and watch, turn off the brakes and let all hands out. One ot the conspirators asked Waite how he ennlil tlo it. to which he re- niil- "Hell! I can knock him down with my list," to which Banks replied "HelL nol Y'ou ll make a failure. Get a club or a piece of iron, or some- thing vou can knock him down with Coin i ton said the same, impressing upon the others the importance of making a success of the attempt, and when some one suggested that the re sult would be the killing of the jailer, oarAif it floe? he called me a d d ....n. r.t a h. niwi I hMvn Tint. i. .. if anH Tn,i.r u-iu crt. nvpr it!" Compton was willing the kill- ing should occur" if escape could be -- -J Tkn ,lnn irua U r('lTi ;-.rriv i Mi'ii rm lin uiexxA. t w cu ev,vr miii,i i anriuul 11 nf,n WuitA ts hide in the va nrKiiu tho Trirnpr hail the , vouv i.aa -i x' freedom of the corridor, and when Wyser brought in the food was t m ike the assault. If anyone w.i- v it Wyser, Compton, who was to he o, guard as a sentinel, was to say "y es. and the assault was to lie postponed otherwise he was to say "no" and th assault was to be made. The presem of three men in the jailer's coinp.i ny that afternoon produced frm Compton the word "yes" and th assault was postponed till morniu: The brakes were turned on, closii.. the doors of cells Nos. 1 and 2, an leaving Waite for the night iu eel No. 3, with the door open. Ho soot, after appeared iu the corridor, his feet wrapped in pieces of blanket, showim: his confederates how easily he couM move about without being heard. 11 had a piece of iron pipeing in hi-, hands, as a weaon with w hich t perform the "knock-down act." All the dirt from the cells was placed on the corridor floor the next morning, to make sure of Wyser being led into the trap of walking to the washstaml at the end, and place the food thereon. The plan of the conspirators worked like a charm. The jailer, unaware that Death was accompanying him a!.- every step, entered unsusjiectingly into the I a tal corridor, walked n.-i length, deposited the breakfast on the. wawhstand, turned to leave, when t!" murderer, us noiselessly as a chi; slipped from his place of concealment, and, with the iron bludgeon, dealt hi victim a blow on the hvnl that felled him to his knees The officer utters I an unintelligible i en, ark, reachtsl tvi his pistol, but, in his stunned condition, was unable to draw the weapon. His assailant dealt hii:i three or four more blows on the head, and Wyser fell apparently lifeless on the corridor floor. Waite tooktruj. watch and chain and pistol. Brown and Scott, the prisoners not in tlie conspiracy, appealed to him not f kill the man, w hich was reHpondeJ 1, by Wraite, with tlie pistol leveled i. him: "Hush, or I'll kill you, too.' He then turned off the brakes, t t cell doors were opened and all f prisoners escaped except Gunf Scott, the one who had appealed v Waite to spare W yser a life. He mis. the body up, supporting it in a bit! in, position, poured water on the lieii'i and face in an effort to revive life, ia which he succeeded to theA-1 v tent of Wyser's leing able to n nixe familiar faces, but he could' speak. A. C. lilley, seeing the pri:;i escaping, ran to the jail, saw tlietly S niiui supported by Scott and soon un file alarm, anil a posse for pursuit w organized. Compton, .Brown ai Hanks were captured at varun short distances from the jail, bn Wane was not overtaken until lat th at night, midway between Fran lin l and ItremomL The posse onlei him to throw up hiH hands. The desperate fugitive threw up bis left hand, but with his right drew the pistol he bad taken froui the body of his victim, and Opened tire on t ' posse, killing on- their iioir After emptj icg tuo'six chandlers i( the weapon, and being unhurt, I jumped a fence and tied to their terior of a large cornfield. The firiii; aroused the neighborhood, the llel. war surrounded, and a party dif patched to Franklin for bloodhound. which arrived with all haste and wei placed on the trail. Waite was mx overtaken, in a. arip of timber an surrendered. 15,JjiedJJ- ' to where he k.uHuiied,T.lie janv. pistol, watch and chain. He was e corted back to jail ut Franklin. His victim lingered unconsciously until 10 o'clock and then expired. One month lroni the day or th murder in the corritler, Fred E. Waite. Wyatt Banks and Daniel t-ompfoi ' were placed on trial for the crime. severance was asked for and granle. and the prisoners tried separately. All parties announced ready and pleaded not guilty. The testimony was so positive und clear that the following day, June 211, the . jury, after bcini.' out but about -an hour, returned a verdict of murder in the first de gree, assessing the death penalty tor Fred Waite and Wyatt Banks, and ;i life sentence of imprisonment lor Daniel Compton. Appeals for nev trials were over-ruled by Judge V. E. Collard; the cases ;WtastaJ ' ""- rore the state appellate court oiTTT" peal November 11, 1882, where tli -finding of the district court was sm tained; sentence was formally pro nounced February lo, 1883. Up to March oth Inst.. W aite main tained a stoical indifference and bold independence, impressing many wdt.' the" belief that he felt confidence m his ability to escape from jail lielore the day for execution. He sold his body to Dr. Baker, of Bremond, Texas, for $2o in advance, saying he "needed the money for immediate use.' On March tt he "weakened," to the ex ten of expressing a preference for life im prisonment to death by banging, bu on March l'J Gov. John Ireland re fused executive clemency to him, but granted a respite or thirty days t -Banks, in order to investigate the merits of his application for commu tation of sentence to life imprison ment. On March fi Sheriff Jones, of Rob ertson county, as a measure ol abundant precaution, placed the con demned men under a regular "dja watch," with sufficient reliefs to h.t . the eyes of one ollicer constantly on them during the day and those of tw. during the night. Waite made a written statement-coi -roborating all the material point .a the testimony against him, and "a.", mitting that he planned the murder and escape; that the other prisoners were to go in various directions in Texas, and he was to go to St. Ltn or Chicago. In the event that any et his prison companions were capture i. then, in his ow n language, "the ! were to put the whole business on i me, because I didn't live here, an i ditln't expect to be caught." 4 Waite came, to lexasirom mica . following up a circus company eai . in 1882. He robbed the International hotel at 11 earne, taking a drummer's valise, containing railroad passes and other valuables; escaped to .DalM-, where he entered a jewelry .establish ment to purchase a ring, and alter e amining the stock attempted to "lot," a diamond ring, but the jeweler detected- him, and following hiei to the sidewalk, had an ollan take him in charge. The article in his possession were Identified m having been stolen at Hearne, and Waite was taken baok .to Franklin and jailed. It was this robbery l.ir which he was in jail when ne pioite,; and carried out the murder of i . Add. Wyser, the lenient and knei hearted jailor. Two weeks ago, nr ' cipating the contingency of . . attempt at rescue, or some otie : trouble, attending the execution. Sheriff Jones selected nearly one Inn, dred trusty men from thetowi-snt llearna, Calvert, Bremond und Fran v. lin, of both colors, to act as a Kpeei.d police force at the execution, whirl . on account of the peculiar ' struction of the jail, was of rieces public, although the state law quires such proceedings to be wit the jail when possible. . , , The decomposed remains of a 1 developed child were found in t southern part of the city to-day. 1 ' police are on the search for a serva girl, named Clara Hornwho is mi ing and is believed to be the inhun.. mother. Capt-Doren and L. B, Sherman. the associated press, are guest j at t Grand Windsor. They are travel in a special car and came hence t, Chicago. . " Sim Jackson, convicted of t a stealing in Colorado City, pa through this city to-day en rout the penitentiary. There are quite a number of a men in the city negotiating with e other. Among them are M.Cartwp: W. Vernon, J. N. Simpson and W . Hughes. Albert Williams, of Louisiana, Miss Mary Martin, of Dallas, , married in Louisiana a 6,'ioit ago. Ihe bride is the daii'l ex-Citv Marshal Martin, aim i ' known in this citv, Chaa. Glynn, the iinan w ho be t mind on the subject of cheimst ry, who was committM to laii a uv .... ago. gets worse all the, til dow a raving mani;i ur.4 maniiw; ur.U i.- n, - , . . -r siraigni. j.haci,.