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Fort Worth daily gazette. (Fort Worth, Tex.) 1882-1891, June 17, 1884, Image 4

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JmffO A BNorton o Stump Ohio nnd
fe Indiana for Blninr
Anil is to Be Made Territorial Governor of
New Mexico as a Seward
Unmerciful WhippingAdministered ton
Darkv by LatterIUr KuKlux
ITews Gathered for the Public by
aetto Correspondent
Dallas June 15 Telegrams today
announce that tho route toNewOr
leans via the Houston Texas Central
and Texas Now Orleans roads la
acalu open nud through trains are run
ning regularly all obstructions be
tween Houston and New Orleaus hav
ing been removed and damages re
News was received here today that
exUnited States Marshal A B Nor
toh has determined not to return to
Texas until the end of the presidential
cympaign but will stump Indiana and
Ohio for Blaine and Logan and that
in the event of their election he is to bo
inndo territorial governor df New
Application was today jnado
nt the United States attor
neys office Invoking the fed
eral governments aid under tho ku
kluxlaws tohavo a mob of white
men headed by Thos Huff arrested
nud punished ior horribly whipping a
deformed negro near Kaufman The
negros namo Is Joseph Moore He
is called Shortarm Joe on account
of his deformed shortness lu those
limbs HuflIs a livery man at Kauf
man The negro hired a horse from
him and It is said ho drove the animal
very hard and that as a punishment
Hull ana others tied liltn up in
a stable and whipped him al
most to death with a buggy
whip and that the negros life is de
spaired of United States Attorney
BIgeer decided that there are no fed
eral laws to reach the case and advised
that the state courts be invoked in the
An unconfirmed report reached here
tonight that forty horses were demol
ished and many persons killed and in
jured by a great wind storm at Sher
man this evening
The next and last grand excursion
of tho Gould Bysteni for the summer
they will bo resumed again early in
the fall will leave St Louis on the
Sloth of J tine The rate has been re
doced to one fare for the round trip
aud the largest party of tho season is
expected The following is clipped
from a copy of one of 100000 circulars
now being distributed in the old states
Midland the new town on the Texas d
Pacltlarallroal In Tom Green comity was
started on May IS atuhlch time the auction
rale or town lota took place Tho sale aggre
gated near SVaX Midland Is situated In the
center or a line grazing und soon to become
a rich agricultural country All thr condi
tion are Luoralilc for u prosperous town
aud the county seat at an early dy The lo
cation Is oue or the most beautiful und
healthy In the state of Texas Wo stluso all
heelnK location for Blockraising fanrlnr
and for llicno winning to encase lu any kind
of business to Tlslt this growing town
On the circular referred to appeared
the address of N It Warwick land
nnd passenger agent of the Missouri
Pacific UUlroul company Cincinnati
Mein Brothers band of Dallax prob
ably the finest in the state will fur
nish tho music at Fort Worth tomor
row for the state firemens convention
The Dallas militia smarting under
the unfavorable showing mado at the
late Interstate drill made at Houston
are worlslug like beavers lo retrieve the
citys reputation at New Orleans in
the international drill next Decem
ber The Jueeu City Guards under
Capt 1 lotiston are drilling dally and
have organized a drum corps of ten
drums which will add much to tUo
eclat of tho organization The Tomp
kins light infantry are also working
hard and developing rapidly
The passenger train on the Missouri
Pacific due here from St Louis at
7 a in did not arrive till about 11
oclock Tho delay was on account of
the cylinder head of the engine blow
ing out
W C Connor of Galveston presi
dent of tho StateFlremenB association
and a large number of delegates from
various departments passed through
the city today en routo to tho state
firemens convention nt Fort Worth
Thft delegation from Houston headed
by Chief Coyle was the largest having
cljtht in the party
The pleasant weather is allowing the
hois darc block street paving to pro
ceed rapidly The contractors Harry
Brothers have a very large force of
men aud teams at work ant are rush
ing things
The opinion among leading Demo
crats here is that tho state convention
nt Houston should fix the basis of
representation fur tho next convention
at one aelegate for every fjOO Demo
cratic votes cast ior governor nt tho
coming state election as a delegate for
u liss number of votes will make tho
convention too largo and unwieldy
SV Slattery the original Fort
Worth street paving und sewerage con
tractor is in tho city direct from New
Mexico where ho aud hl3 son have for
several months been railroad contract
ing Mr Slattery Is here to attend
federal court in tho suits against tho
city of Fort Worth for alleged vio
lation of contract for which lie aakB
damages The case is to be called to
morrow Mr Slattery says New Mex
ico does not compare with Texas as a
deslrablp country to live He consid
ersthe country about Dallas and Fort
Worth as the gardenspotof the South
In the local report of Tiik Gazette
this morning on tho game of baso ball
ycatcrday ln Dallas occurs the fol
lowing remark Their Missouri
a aciflcss victory is a creditable one as
g there were alx of the old famous
BrownStockini uiuo of the Dallas
side The author of this statement Is
badly mistaken Only one member
oflhe famous old Brown Stockings
played in yesterdays game
Blakenoy at third baso Tho follow
v log members constituted the Browns
of Jast season Moloughney
catcher Cmf pitcher Murray shori
utop and pitcher Mullally first baso
aud catcher Fisher second base Ca
bin third base Lewis left Held
Ulakeney center Held Bawling
lights Jieid with Seery Craw
> ford Stockwell Parker 1 What
ley Mansflcld < Hoott and Geiss
general players at various stages of
tu i e MHlTenoHne above named
ftMW ipUylog4utNortleru profit
jtfoaal ctutw twoareplaylDgatShrcvo
poffand two have entirely retired from
a Uietfiyrae Look yesterdays scort
hwt over carefully und see if six ot
W > ay
utroagMt tetuM in North Texat at pim
< fi
eht but beforo the season Is over they
will In all probability bo given
an opportunity to face six of
tho famous old Brown Stockings
No two towns in Texas vied so heartily
With each other last season as Fort
Worth apd Dallas to build up base
ball and those pleasant relations still
xiat as was demonstrated yesterday
This feeling and endeavor should con
tinue in order to advanco the Interest
of baso > ball lu Texas Tho Dallas
boys will try hard to win a trophy
front their Missouri Pacific friends on
theiOth Instant when thoy meet nt
Fort Worth
a Ga Dr Harris of tho Midland Town
company Is in the city Ho Is prepar
ing to move his family from Illinois to
Midland where he proposes to perma
nently locate
Among tho delegates from Houston
tiro department to tho Fort Worth
convention who spent tho day lu Dal
las is probably tho rankiug vetoran of
the fraternity in the South In tho per
son of Dr It Brewster who has been
continuously n member of Protection
No 1 of Houston 44 sluca 1840 He
is now secretary and treasurer of tho
xV largo party of Dallasltes left for
Fort Worth tonight Nearly twenty
members of Old TIge No 1 leave
tomorrow taking their steamer with
A muchneeded thunder shower fell
between 5 aud 0 oclock this evening
The mortuary report for the week
shows nine deaths
Cards are out for the marrlago of A
M Wheeless superintendent ot the
waterworks department aud Miss
Eugenie Hamiltou to occur on Thurs
day evening Juno 19
The farmers are harvesting their
grain crops most iudustilously They
keep their labors up through Sunday
The following parties were united in
marriauo vesterday L O Beeman mid
Miss Willie Russey William Huckle
by and Miss Margaret Slnims J M
Greenbcrg aud Miss Estel Starman
The tenth annual commencement
ofUrsullno convent is set for Thurs
day June SO
Walker Barrett out on bond has
been lodged In Jail on three charges of
Alderman Alexander of Fort Worth
is lu the city Investigating the work
ings of ourclty government In Fort
Worth the city officials i et pay for
their work in fees instead of salaries
nud the poo Die are represented as clam
orous for a change It is estimated
that the city secretary manages to cet
between 4000 and iC00 n year out of
his oftlce and the other ofilcers rake
in ike reals In proportion
In the case of Planklugton Ar
mour of Kansas City vs J D Lissi
ter of Greenville tho plaintiffs were
given judgment for 1700 sued for In
the case Schmidlap Co et al vs
Bomar Dougherty a motion for n
new trial was overruled aud notice of
appeal given
Tho following paper was adopted by
the Pastors association at its regular
session this morning all the pastois
present signing the piper
Whereas marrl ige U a dllne Institution
nad I used In scripture to Illustrate tho un
ion that Is between Christ and Ills church
approved by his presence and tlrst miracle
atCana of Galilee reminded by the Apostle
rual as honorabu anion all men and
Whereas religious bodies and pastors as
sociations in dlirdrent parts of the country
lmo recently expressed themselves In no
uncertain way concerntne the unscrlptural
divorce laws and the evils resulting there
from In most ofour state and
Whereas a morbid condition of social
morality in our republic has led 10 lac legis
lation in nctrly all of the state on tho sub
ject of divorce rendering the dissolution or
the marrlago relation easy and tending to
violate aud destroy It therefore
Kotolved that wo the members of tho Ias
tonr association or lulls express our disap
proval of such legislation and will do nil In
our power to enlighten the publcmlnd nnd
qulmsen the public codsolenco on this matter
to the nnd that wo may obtain legislation
In harmony with the Word or God which
recugnizcsoueor almost but two crouuds
for divorce adultery and desertion
Resolved that wo are opposed to the re
marriage of the guilty party who has been di
vorced uccordlng to Uods laws also that nf
all persons who hao been unscrlpturnllv ill
orced and as ministers cf tho gospel wo will
withhold our services from such persons ap
plying for the same In order to be romarrled
Al Huitu President
It T Hamch accrctary
s A Thomson
David Clare
The annual meeting of the Dallas County
rioneeraisocKtlon coming on the 12th of
July the undersigned commilteo ou Invita
tions take this method of making It known
that the association ia intended to Include
eveiy person who settled or was born In the
c unty prior to the 1st day of January lss
together with thelrdcsceudants nnd It la
hoped thatovoryono of those no matter
where thoy now reside how old they ore und
who compute their families will attend with
any and everything else of Interest In regard
to their immigration to and settlement lu
T sua Man and wife of course are one
and either being a pioneer makes the oth
er fo
Tho committee aro directed to say that the
mooting Is Intended to be a niiletunastcnta
tloria gathering sultett to tho taste
and comfort or tie old folkH and
tho enjoyment of the young that
tho grounds are In a line shade of na
tlvo trees and comfortably provided with
fceats ktands and water
vttlnrerBaml > l0 Kounds Jastoutsldo
the park for wagons and teams and c n for
camping ir persons ure provided for doing so
That urrangemenU will he mado with the
wagon jards of the city for the best t r S
posUblo for camping abd keeping ilock
That It Is desirable to inake i s a complete
reunion of thoso ho compo d the vauiuard
h l vnv boyf r Ple who now lnl ablt
i5Sfountr5rr ollallolr > e may been
T ea na all lle iHlerestltw Incidents of
lhr lmlKratl0
lhT u ut oltlemout recorded
lae Peeled that each
I person or fam
i c l ofriaVlnUrc urie 10S b8
lbala programme will be published In
t mo and distributed that all
may uderstand
theorder of proceedings
That a committee or reception will bo an
r olnted and notice of It ulven so that ovor
arrival ° and directed w l bB walleJupon on thefr
to the place of iiifctlnff
lxiLoatUIrf > let oriheati from tho court
nl n 110
S2iJiln oclock a m Batut
iSut3W ai aaa > atluuliig two euyi
f tcUo tbi P ure of the association
lloueersofall the counties of North Teiii
ar invited and requested to unltewlth u
taonr Picnic und in the pleasure of on re
Th papers or Dallas and of olhor placet
In North Texas
especially wutward
are re
quested to publish thcM arranceroenu
r 1
James Wilkinson oue of tho leadlujr
gamblinghouse keepers tonight hoU
tledwlth the county b paylng 5000
ca9h aud slgnlug an agreement uover
toagalngambloin Dallas county It
W generally believed that this ends the
furaouj gambling war so bitterly waged
lu Dallas for the past year an tho
indicted parties who had not corapro
mtsed have left tho city It Is said
their bonds are of such a character that
It is doubtful If tho city can rcalUe
R n t the 8 rotle If H brlugssult
AVllklnson If he had stood
trial jand beeu convicted on nil
oases against him would have had to
pav in the neighborhood of 30000
Jack Brock tho alleged stagerobber
recently cottyloted frr llfo In tho
United Stattacoltrt for alleged niail
rojiberlea ln Blaok Hall Is tohavo a
hearing on Wednesday next for a now
tra F0urofhla alleged aocompllcoa
wawclearffltia tuwrefiaiuch symna
thy4for him
lnor Vri > urnmer re
BorU at tbe W t la afJcctlbgtho bu l
it M of4UoiS iternJidtela more nnl
nofWsK y
Jentlcinnn Struck and Killed
Lightning at Iblton
Shooting Affray at a Ohurch Near Hot
Special to tho Qacette
BELioN JunolO This nftoruoona
lolent thunder storm passed n few
111II03 south of tho city After tho
storm it stranger was found dead hav
ing been Struck by lightning while
under n tree seeking refuge from the
rvcxoRT ntmxuu
Tell City Ind Juno 1C A fire
last night burned tho Tell City furni
ture factory Loss 00000 insured for
CrNcivNATT O June 10 During a
drunken row nt Bromloy Ky oppo
site this city yesterday Bed Morris
was fatally atnubed by Jake arid John
McCoys Station O Juno 10
Hiram Weir yesterday shot nnd fatal
ly wounded Samuel McDonald The
latter was stbnlng Welra residence
when Weir opened lire upon him
with the above result
lmirrAL Aiuituun
Detkoit Mich June 10 A shock
ing murder has just been discovered
In tho Interior of Barry county near
Hope Center which must have taken
place Friday night A middleaged
bachelor named Thos II Carter who
was living alone was found in his
room with his head literally chopped
to pieces The object of the murder
was money
Knights of Honor
Louisville June 10 Judge Slm
rnll granted an Injunction ou the vice
chancellors court today against the
removal of the oftlcers headquarters
of tho Knlghta ot Honor out of Ken
Hon F D Sioat of > ow Haven
Conn supreme dictator who is now
here has issued a notice that although
temporarily enjoined from removing
the ollice to St Louis measures are
being taken to carry out the will of the
supreme lodgo and members need not
be nlarmed Warrants in the treasury
for deatli benefits are paid upon presen
tation nor will the decision causo any
serious entanglement In the business
or workings of tho order
Marino Matters
Galvkstox June 10 Arrived
Steamship Morgan Clinton steamship
I C Harris Brownsville steamship
Harlan New Orleans the tugllvgia
from Philadelphia toeuter the quaran
tine service of the state She has a
northern crew
Sailed Steamehin Morgan New Or
leans steamship L C Harris New
Orleaus steamship Harlan Indiauola
schooner Eve B Hall leusacola
schooner Susan N Pickering
New Ohlcans June 10 Cleared
bteauiera Alexander Havre B Ward
Arrived Steamship Lucy P Miller
Tobacco Firm Tailed
Toledo O June 10 The failure of
C S Mos3enger a tobacco manu
facturer of this city causes much sur
prise to the business community An
assignment was made to David Bron
son Assets and liabilities not yet
stated but tho former Is believed nomi
nal consisting mainly of the plant
coat only originally 200000
liabilities are chiefly lu Southern cities
General depression in the trade for tho
past two years and uncertainty as to
the action of congress on tho tariff are
given as the principal causes of the
The Black Hawk
Augusta Mr Juno 10 John A
Lognu and Senator Hale arrived here
at 315 p m by the fast express They
w < ro cheered at all the stations alone
tho line They will remain with
Blaino tonight and tomorrow go to
Ellsworth returning to Washington
Wednesday Mr Blaine will be In
vlted to accompany tho party to Ells
worth At tho station hero on aliht
Ing from the train the distinguished
party were received with rounds of
cheers They wore met by Walker
Blaine nud were driveu to Blaines
lire at Oalrestou
Galvestov June 10 About 1030
tonight a fire broke out in the grand
stand in Beach park at the foot of Cen
ter street aud Beach It being fully a
mllo from tho nearest engine house tho
liulldlng was entirely consumed beforo
the llro department reached tho scene
The building was owned and
occupied by Messrs Opperman
liaullliau as a barroom which was
only open on BundayH or raco days
Loss estimated at fiom 1000 to 1200
Insured for 1000
Order ol Transfer
New Yoiik Juno 10 The Bupremo
court granted an order today In tho
suit of the Marine bank against U S
Grant tordinand Ward and others
directing the sheriff of Kings county
transfer to Jno TWilson receiver
suit of Jno H Morrlss as as
slgneo of Jataes D Fish against U 8
Grant Wm 8 Horner and others tho
property in his possession levied upon
under nttaohment Issued In an action
of the Marine bank against the prop
erty of Ferdinand Ward
Ilauk In Trouble
Milwaukee June 10 It Is ru
mored that tho Manufacturers bank Is
In trouble It Is a small concern and
not a member of the clearinghouse
has been regarded with distrust in
financial circles for some time Mr
Conro tho president has offered to
furnish security and seo that every
debt Is paid so depositors will los
Large Ranch Sale
Jekfeiibov Juno 10Mr J J
Wise of this place sold ids stock ranch
In Hopkins county eight miles from
Sulphur Springs containing about 4j
Oacres fuf 000 to W J5 Wells of
Thowealher is exceedingly wnrm
and ralnthr t ung and Rg
Aj J HutloH t C < mrt
PHiLApmHrAJunolO lresldqnt
My1 tUojjecKorsro about making an
npnllca Ion to the court fpr permission
i9ni tateS 1 r < uW w
St PETEitsiiuita June 10 On the
occasion of the entry of the duke of
Serguis Into the city Saturday nil
householders wore forbidden to admit
strangers into their houses and were
warned that disobedience would entail
serious consequences
Lomdox Juno 10 An explosion oc
curred this morning in a private house
in South London which tho police
have been watching a long time Tho
police found the occunants engaged In
mixing chemicals Ono of them had
his hand blown 01T The police be
lieve thoy have mado a discovery
which will lead to Important results
Londok Juno 10 In consequence
of the thread of the dvnamlters n
cordon pf armed watchmen were
placod around Eton hall nnd the
dukoof Westminsters residence In
Loxnox June 10 Two companies
of entrlneers leave Chatham Immedi
ately for Egypt
London June 10 Advices from
Greenland state that the brie Eleria
was crushed in tho Ice and ten of the
crew drowned
London June 10 The Pall Mall
Gaette says tho Dally News admits
that the British occupation of Egypt
will be limited that England is to ad
Vance eight million pounds to Egypt
and the international Institution will
bo formed to receive moneys hypothe
cated for debt nnd all the roveiiups of
the country Franco objects to Eng
land advancing the eight million
pounds which would refer tho question
to a conference Tho Pali Mall Gaetto
expresses tho belief that no one out
side of the cabinet will put up with
these terms
a makes nest
London June 10 The investiga
tion proves the explosion to be Inno
cent tho occunant being an electrician
making experiments
London Juno 10 Between six In
the evening and six In tho morning
hereafter only tho main entrance to
the police stntlons must be used A
constable will be kept on special duty
all the time at tho entrance
London Juno 10 The Pall Mall
Gazette savs England on June thel2th
withdrew her proposal to Turkey to
send tunps to Soudan and informed
Turkovlfshe refused tho acceptation
to ho present at the conference it
would meet without her
London June 10 In tho house of
commons today tho under foreign sec
retary stated that tho correspondence
with the Kovcrnment of tho United
Bttttes on theBubjectof tho dynamiters
subsequent to that already before par
liament was resumed May 10 18S2
and had been continued since Ho
could not onter Into details or glvo
the dates of later dispatches
In tho house of lords tho earl of
Klmberly stated that tho communica
tion with Franco with regard to tho
Egyptian conferenco had resulted In
an arrangement which would be at
onco communicated to tho powers
Caiiiq June 10 El Mnhdl has
written a loiter in which he appoints
his arieor governor of Dongnla and
threatens to annihilate any Turkish
force sont to Soudan Tho governor
has sont tho letter to Nubar Pasha the
Egyptian nromier
Madrid 3wo 10 President To
reno of tho deputies who roslgned
ban been succeeded by lloblodo the
present minister of tho Interior This
W l Produce a changaln tho cabluet
Aden June 10 Admiral Howltt
has arrived from his mission toKlmr
John of AbyHnlH
Bordeaux June 10At a balloon
acenslou at Plaoqulmalue yesterday
P r
1 4
Geo W Rosovelt United States con
sulate and wife wore present and a
French soldier fired his pistol nt tho
American The bullet passed through
Rosevelts hnt injured his head and
knocked him over Tho wounded
man pointed out tho soldier but tho
latter with two companions escaped
It is supposed thb soldier mistook the
consul for an officer against whom he
had a grudge The commander of
Bordeaux has ordered an inquiry
Chonstadt June HI Another
naval oilicer has been arrested on a
charge of Nihilism
City ok Mexico Juno
natioual elections passed oil
The result is not yet known
WoolGrower Prizes Awarded for tho
Largest Fleece School Exercises
Special to the Oazstte
Lamiasas Juno lfi Tho wool
growers competing for tho prize of
fered for tho best lleeco of wool met
to Jay In this place and received tho
Meudall Durrett of McCulloch
were awarded tho grand prlaoof mo
Elderedgo Fields of Burnet county
BcallBros of Coryell count v J vr
mf C < moho county D II
WlllluuiBofIlmtlltau county C M
Bawls or Brown coquty C d French
of Menard county and F O Leedyof
Coloman county all received prlss
lho total amount awarded wasioio
The rehearsal of tho grand com
mencement of the closing exercises of
the Centenary collego was good and
mposlugthlH evening aud bids fair to
be well uttended tonight
cer Long grain dealers of this pfuce
nTf ivt ° M0 rrow t0 > Tried to Miss
Alloo ivr
McGuigan of New Orleaus
Vis tars uro still thronging our city
ba rSftllt ° dayWhluUwtt
District court resumed business to
The major of Jackson T n aoea
around peraoually to see that Uw
saloons cloao on Sunday
Serious Runaway Accident Trial of
Numerous FtinceCiittcrs
Special to tbe Gazette
San Antonio Juno 10 S m Mav
erick ono of our most rospected citi
zens while driving with his family
las ovoulug met with a serious acci
dent His family escaped uuhurt but
tho carriage was upsot und Mr Maver
ick badly bruised aud injured He
Tianowjy escaped being killed
Tho Medina county fencecutters
cases come up here tomorrow having
been transferred to this city There
nro thirtyfive cases mostly ior awn
to be trlwl here Many witnesses aro
arriving und a strong ranger and
detective force Is now here Tue
prosecution will bo vigorous and as the
prisoners aro widely related to influen
tial people great general iriteiest Will
bo talion Ju the trials
Sberlfr McKluney of LaSalle and
Sergeant Norrls of the rangers will
arrive hero touiorrow with ono J
l ifeW LA J WMZi kd
Inclusively Wholesale Oonlora lu
v t
Furnishing Goods
Ottawa Juno 10 An application
has been made from Kentucky to the
department of customs for permission
touring whisky into Canada thence
to New York as exwarehoused from
this country Tho ostensible object
was to enable shippers to pay the du
ties in New York instead of Ken
tucky The application was refused
Wholesale Furniture Dealers
fjood Attendance Fair Weather
Iino Itunnlng
PiTThimna Juno 10 The fifth and
last day of tho spring meeting of tho
Pittsburg driving park found the
weather superb track fast attendance
largo aud betting up to the standard
First race for twoyearolds ilvo fur
longs Tallabena won Toronto sec
ond Tenfellow third Time 107
Second race for maiden threeyear
olds ono mile Peter won easily
Chnrm stcond Mayor third Time
Third race mile abd a quarter As
cender and Brunswick raced head and
head to tho wire Brunswick finished
first by a full head but for some reason
Ascender was placed first Brunswick
second Tlmo 211J An attempt to
mob tho judges stand was mado by
somo of Brunswicks admirers but
quiet was soon restored by tho police
Fourth race Plttoburg cup sweep
stakes two and a quarter miles
Starters Wullenze Boatman
Bpb 1ato nnd Tangier
Walcne and Bob Pate mado a wliln
ping run homo Wullenze winning by
half a length Time 4211
ffftb oe all ages threefourths
mile Was a praotlcal walkov r for
Bnronella Time 118J
Sixth race Elixir won Callas
second Time 254
Exorbitant Charges Made for Transfer
Heavy Damage Suits Filed
Special to the Qazette
San Antonio June 10 Sever
damage suits will shortly bo brought
against the Suuset railway to recover
costs and losses Incurred by contractors
who had been employed on the grading
or the Mexican extension in getting
theiroutflts back to Texas The railroad
company and tho Mexican authorities
hud an understanding that the outfits
should bo returned free of duty upon
certificate by the lnllroad officials tliat
tho outfits extracted were exactly tho
same as taken Into Mexico and 2o0
000 were put up as security by Col
Huntington in tho City of Mexico
Tho railroad authorities refused to
sign under the pretext that
they might bo laid liable to the duty
laws aud would offend tho Moxlcau
authorities to tho detriment of the
roads interest Contractor Howard
has just made a test of tho question
and succeeded in forcing tho railroads
auditor at Pledras Negras to sign his
papers and ho woh allowed to cross
without paying tho heavy duty which
many others paid without contest
Tho contractors will sue to recover
what they have so paid out and
Mr Howard will sue for
several thousand dollars damages
on account of delay aud heavy court
and Incidental expenses Tho cases
Cromiee to be Interesting as thoy will
9 tried in this state and many Mexl
etu witnesses will bo summoned
It will take forty or fifty days to re
pair the washout on the Southern Pa
cific between Rice and El Paso The
faro between tho points Is 8 in uncov
ered wagons with eight passengers to
tho wagou und 5 extra for baggage
Bucknero Orphans1 Homo Interesting
Services Commenced In its Aid
apeciul to the Qazette
Palo Pinto Juno 10 Dr It C
Buckuer is here and preached yester
day lu lho courthouse according to
announcement four weeks since He
fully met the expectations of our
people as a theologian Tho pcoplo
were expecting Prof D C Hart to
accompany Dr Buckner and conduct
tho muslo in the mooting at this place
He failed to come but wo still expect
him to be on hand as tho services will
last for several days All will be some
what disappointed if Prof Hart does
reach hero beforo tho meeting closes
Palo Pinto Union Sabbath
school vas conducted with
music on yesterday and last
night Wo hope Prof Hart will seo
tills special and como at ouce Dr B
Is working in lho interest of the Buok
ner Orphans homo located in Dallas
county Tex It Is a laudable enter
prise aud the name Orphans home
will cause all good people hero and
elsewhere to give Dr Buckuers call
ing somo attention
Mrs U D Bro
comply wUhthe de
of her customers
creased thefdcilitii
dressmaking 3 1
to makeup dresses
in as well as ik
chased of Mr
JV BBefore
to the new store on
her entire stock rt
of cost
Special bargains
asols andallovtTd
eries and laces
Moore who Is chtrgedrt
the fall of 1811
Abilene TexMltt J
J fftrs
Special to the
niter a recess of one
here this morning
trial and moUondocW
and a prominent jww
ney this place ftjnfS
JatoMi Z2
P Eldrldge return
New York lulnl L
joe Rowell m jS
Keachi I 2r
preached at Jbj
forum church y
in the cky ° rrf
June IM
Hams leave W >
attend Sffw
The comnuuH
the Joss f 3 J

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