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THUSRDAY APR. 26, 1883
The gush that goes up ia the press
of the state over a were formal call
upon Governor Ireland by Senator
Coke Is funny indued.
The estimate is that the use of
postal cards has diminished the con
sumption of letter . paper from 12,
000,000 to 815,000,000 a year.
' On the firstfApril there was in
the United States treasury $130,277,
401.60 in gold coin and 854,475,412.30
in gold bullion; total coin and bullion,
The Mexican government denies
the report that Americans can not
Acquire land in that country. The
error was so patent it was hardly
worth denial.
Word comes from Vienna indicat
ing a desire in political circles in the
Austrian capital for the United
.States government to take steps to
suppress Fenianisni.
John A. Logan, it is stated, is now
in training for the presidentiaf nomi
nation in 1864, He trains under the
Marquis of Queonsbury rules, and is
certain of making a hit.
An exchange aptly remarks that
now is the time to plant spring ad
vertisements, and the sooner they are
planted the sooner they will ripen.
There is no danger of their being hurt
by the frost.
The prediction is made that the
"Washington monument, 555 feet high,
will be completed in the fall of 1884,
and some one inquires if the monu
ment will add anything to the fame
of Washington.
Jefferson wrote that "great cities
are pestilential to the morals, iiealth,
and liberties of man," and to-day
everybody is swarming into great
cities; and moral and physical conta-
geon spreads as never before.
.President Arthur conlines him
self to fishing for trout and bass,
Willi ot ureiiiry v iiitiuuui SMujjuiria
i : i . ... . 11 . 1 . . u i
alligators. Chandler is working up a
record for the presidential nomina
tion even while among the lagoons of
Florida. .
France consumes annually tobac
co valued at 363,000.000 francs, of
which the sum of 2(33,000,000 francs is
expended for smoking and only 9,000,-
000 francs for chewing varieties. The
government has a monopoly of the
Tue financial agent for the peni
tentiaries has been the bookkeeper
- of the penitentiary lessees, and, so it
is stated, is the brother-in-law of Col,
Cunningham. The Statesman
knows nothing of his qualifications
for the position.
The Star-Vindicator says the papers
should admonish Governor Ireland
"in a kindly spirit, and try to convince
him of his errors." How the papers
are to admonish kindly, when the
public interests are not recognized,
wc are at a loss to understand.
It is estimated that American syn
dicates engaged in railway building
in Mexico will secure ou 12,850 miles
of track subsidy amounting to $393,-
500,000. Other estimates may be
made, showing that the value .of these
railways in increasing the taxable
values of the country will be ten
times this sum. ' ' "
Queen Victoria will be sixty-
four years old May 24. If she hang
on to life as did some of her ances
tors, the Prince of Wales will have
sown his wild oats, if he be not in the
mean time salted down by the Social
ists, long before he come to be king
of England and emperor of India.
The Waxahachie Mirror, in quot-
lng what the Statesman said com
plimentary of Speaker Gibson, says
that "the Statesman is not given to
bestowing praise when it is not de
served." In this the Mirror is cor
rect. Speaker Gibson deserves en
dorsement, and we always extend it
' when a public man deserves it.
r I - ii. , l tL ..i n r
dian reservation business needs radi
cal changes. The Quaker method of
treating with red rascals is not at all
appropriate, and the idea of having a
reservation where the thieves and
murderers may take at will the lives
.and property of white neighbors, is
disgraceful to the boasted power and
civilization of this country.
The Brooklyn Eagle has it about
right when it says there is a princi
ple of protection that a high protect
ive tariff increases the laborer's
wages; but there is a principle of hu
man nature that "sees it," goes it bet
ter, and beats it every time. This is
ihe principle in obedienco to which
an employer thinks more of his own
pocketbook than he does of his work
ingman's. Judge Wm. H. Crawford, lawyer,
scholar and planter, died at Pine Bluff
on Saturday. He had been a resident
of Arkansas for twenty-five years.
In early life he ran a race against
Alexander H. Stephens for congress
and was defeated by a small majority
lie was a son of Wm. IL Crawford,
secretary of the treasury in Monroe's
cabinet, and the Democratic congres
sional caucus candidate for president
18S2. '
Subscriptions are being taken in
Cincinnati for stock in an incorpor
ated company, the purpose of which
is to provide relief for the holders of
bonded whisky upon which the tax
will soon fall due. The company will
have a paid up capital of $950,000, and
will export goods to the Bermudas, or
.elsewhere beyond the boundaries of
the United States, or when there is a
good reason for so doing will pay the
tax outright. The company expect
to be able to handle 100,000 barrels.
Col. Bob Ingersoll declines to
deliver an address before the literary
societies of the Kansas state univer-
' sity in June, assigning as his - reason
the star route trials, which leads
thoughtful people to exclaim, Will
the star route trials never end?
There is something so blissful in one
hundred dollars a day for Bliss, and
others accordingly, that it won't do
to let the trial stop. Col. Bob, too
ias his eye on Dorsey's pile, and as
long as it lasts he will do all in his
power to help protract the investt-gatlon.
The cause of trematiou grows and
the Indianapolis Sentinel nuikes a
strong appeal in its behalf. As
an argument in favor of destroying
the body by heat it is properly urged
that the burial of the dead pollutes
tl ; soil, air and water, and is a real
danger to all animal life. Xo lan
guage can do justice to the polluting
effects of a crowded cemetery. Every
fact is hideous. The soil reeking
with rottenness, the air burdened
with deadly vapors and the water
running rank with poison are un
pleasant to thoughtful people, and
still we are told burial is the christian
method, and cremation is denounced as
heathen. Dr. W. 11. Curtis, of Chicago,
remarks that the objection relating
to the evidences of crime is "out
weighed by the advantage that might
be derived from the general adoption
of cremation, and can be obviated by
the enforcement of easy precautions,"
and that "the cost is reducible to a
very small amount by means of mod
era appliances." But, in the discus
sion of burial vs. cremation, as a
means of disposing of the dead, the
most formidable objection to crema
tion will be found in the popular be
lief that it is anti-Chriatian. This is
bare nonsense. - The process of
decomposition by the method of
burial is slow, and the contemplation
of it repulsive beyond descrip
tion. The living know that worms
and reptiles are banqueting upon the
festering remains of the dead, and
they turn from such thoughts with
horror. Nor is the old Egyptian pro
cess of embalming the dead much
less revolting, and since it is known
that the khedive fires up his locomo
tives with mummy fuel, cremation
might as well have been inaugurated
in Egypt three thousand years ago. By
the cremation process in the im
proved furnaces of the period it is
said that "the body does not come in
contact at all with the lire, only with
an intense heat of 2000 degrees or
more. At this temperature the body
withers away into a pure white ash
The gases generated are burned in a
separated chamber adapted to
the purpose, and no smokd
odor, or other unpleasant phenomena
occur, to offend the sensibilities
of anyone, be they ever so acute.'
This pure white ash is urned or
buried ; and from it no contaminating
earth, air or water flows. Cremation
likely to be eventually adopted,
The living can contemplate it with
greater serenity, and the Christian
will at last realize that in the resur
rection the flat of Jehovah will readily
reach the original elements without
regard to the methods employed to
bring about decomposition. ' The
world is said to be progressing, and if
this be true, there can be no greater
evidence of progress than that the old
forms of burial be dispensed with and
that the remains of man be sent to
mother earth as pure as they were
derived from it. Not only should
human bodies be destroyed by fire but
all putrifying carcasses should bo so
On our second page will be found
correspondence between ex-Comp
troller Brown and Gov. Ireland, con
cerning applicatjon for and appoint
ment to the financial agency for the
penitentiaries. The law authorizing
such appointment went into effect on
the eighteenth of April, the commis
sioners were appointed on the nine
teenth, and yet the governor
tells Mr. Brown on the nine
teenth that the"appointment has been
tendered to Mr. Haywood Brahan.''
There was no law authorizing any
such appointment before the
eighteenth, and there was no board,
under the law authorizing the nam
ing of a financial agent before the
nineteenth. The board met first and
organized on the 20th, and then was
authority first empowered to consider
the appointment of a financial agent,
and the appointed members were
understood then to have "considered
no applicant. But read the correspon.
dence. It is decidedly entertaining.
The mills of the gods are grinding
and the time is doubtless not far off
when England will be brought to
recognize that the policy of selfishness
which cares only for the success and
prosperity of a few favored classes of
society at the expense of rest of the
subjects is not the best means to make
a government secure and strong.
l oung Chester A. Arthur is rim
ing the White House while the old
man is away. He keeps some of his
Princeton college friends with him
and they seem to make things lively
Then a troop of young girls visit
Miss Nellie, the president's daughter,
daily. They doubtless also contrib
ute to the general hilarity of the oc
Washington, April 17.
To the Editor o( The Statesman :
Last night in conversation with
gentleman from Virginia, a member
or one or the first tamines so to speak.
ana a politician or pronounced JLiiber
al proclivities, the attache of the
Statesman queried: What are the
chances of Mahonism in the coming
presidential election f
"You see that I am a Democrat.but
I will set aside my creed f or I am
not a dyed-in-the-wool politician
anyway and endeavor to speak of the
Readjuster party in an impartial man
ner. I think that the Readjusters
nave carried Virginia their last time,
That party came into power tempora
rily on account of the troubles inDem
ocratic circles. All of the intelligence
in the state had got into a hide-bound
way of thinking such, as was the case
in no state in the union, a way that
uiouzea precedent and aristocracy,
xne state was .Democratic, as vou
know, but the young and brainy men
of the party were given back seats
and taught to believe that the privi
lege oi noiuing omce only belonged
to me sires oi a previous generation
1 vruu. iiiauoue, wnom i regard as
one or the shrewdest politicians in
America, but who ia at the same time
a demagogue of the blackest
Saw a chance to win sudden power bv
11 - B l . . .
massing a portion oi uue uissatisned
element and the negro ignorance of
the state together and he did so,
although he was a Democrat,
and knew full well that the troubles
in the party would cure themselves
The intelligent people of the state
did not seem to be aware of the dan
ger that overhung them and the sa
cred honor of their institutions and
the demon of corruption and ignor
ance obtained control ot the govern
ment almost without knowing their
"Well." said the scribe, "cannot Ma-
none continue to mass the forces and
hold the state in his grip V :
".No; because the conditions have
changed. You see changes are never
lasting that are based upon the dis-
satistactions and ignorance instead of
the intelligence and determination of
a people. This, broadly speaking,
is the case with Readjusterism. Be
sides the very institutions of learn
ing in the state have been prostituted
for base political purposes by thej
gangs of degraded demagogues who
entirely disregarded the past noble
record or tne commonweaitn. uo
you suppose that any patriot, no mat
ter what his politics may be, would
stand conduct like this in the state
government? The shake-up has
given a large proportion of the young
and braver men in the Democratic
ranks a chance to assert themselves,
and this class of men will have much
to do with shaping party movement
in 1884. They cau say to the moss
backs, You have been tried and found
wanting.' Seeing that the Democratic
party is engineered by this class of
men many former Democrats have
left the new party and come back
satisfied that the reformation they
desired could be best achieved in this
wav. This was the class of men that
voted with Mahone more because they
desired a new order of affairs than
because they believed in his financed
Another reason for my belief is this,
are certain to control in any country
they may be placed in, even if they
are in the minority in numoers, ana
as the Democratic party embraces the
great bulk of the white vote of Virginia
and has within its ranks nine-ttnths
of the wealth and business men of the
state, I c'innot see why it should not
succeed in regaining the government.
1 was myseil sick or tne iormer state
of affairs in v lrginia. i was opposea
to the old superannuated men in the
party having all the say. i or this
reason I think that the temporary
success of the Radjusters may be of
some good to the state. Virginia will
hereafter be run by a comparatively
new set of men. The set-back to
Mahomsm in the state has been a
warning to demagogues all over the
south. Even you in Texas were at
one time threatened with a, dose of
Mahonism, but
Are a much livelier and shre wder class
of men than those who ran Virginia
anterior to Mahonism and the new
tangled nonsense, in Texas was quick
ly sat upon, juanonism is aeaa an
over tne soutn.
"Well, I will bid the Statesman
good-b?e."andthe pleasant stranger
mounted a down town car anu was
As another evidence of the
Of our government to the wishes of
England, Commander Brown, in
charge of the United States steamer
Jamestown, in a communication to
the state department says that during
March, in response to a request of the
owner anu master oi tne cnusn snip
Nev lying near the Jamestown
he sent an armed boat with a file of
mariners to suppress an outbreak on
board of that vessel. The duty was
promptly performed, and some of the
ring leaders were placed in irons and
the rest or tne crew returned to worn.
The Question is. what right has
Brown or anv naval officer employed
by the government, to be f oling with
ftiA rHaautisfnft.inrm rf Rrir.ish frews.
the dissatisfactions of British crews,
Brown wanted to please the English
government, and without consulting
the state department previously, ne
sent armed American marines on
Doard of a vessel of a naval power, to
suppress mutmy. lie was excused
bv Frelinarhuyson, who is him
self styled the , confiden
tial clerk of the British
government in this country but thcr
vigorous cabinet omciais oi iormer
times would have promptly called
Mr. Brown to account.
It is understood that a conference
of the cabinet officers will soon be
held for the purpose of taking action
relative to closing the departments at
2 o'clock on the day of the dedication
of Prof. Henry's statue. The statue
is now in course of construction on a
beautiful spot in the grounds directly
northwest of the Smithsonian insti
tute. It will be remarkably hand
some, and will add much to the
beauty of the huge park.
The postoffice at Gilliam, Webb
county, Texas, has been discontinued,
the mail will be sent to Laredo; mail
messenger service has been discon
tinued to Kempner, Lampasas county.
On route 31,623, from Waco to Gates-
ville, mail will leave Waco Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays, at 2:00 p.
m.; arrive at crawiord by oao p. m.;
leave Crawford Tuesdays, Thurs
days and Saturdays, at 8. -00
m.: arrive at uatesvme by
12:45 p. m.: leave Gatesville Tuesdays,
Thurdays and Saturdays at 3 p. m.;
arrive at Crawford by 7:45 p. m. ;
leave Crawiord Mondays, Wednesdays
and Saturdays at i a. m. ; arrive at
Waco by 11:45 a. m. One route, 31,26o,
from Belton to Summers Mills,
will leave Belton Tuesdays and
Fridays at 11 a. m. ; arrive at Sum
mer's Mills by 1:30 p. m. ; leave Sum
mer's Mills Tuesdays and Saturdays at
7 :30 a. m. ; arrive at Belton by 10 a. m.
Berryman Moore has been commis
sioned postmaster at Gatesville,
Texas, John Cavanaugh at Moss
Blutt, James l. Wix at tio Grande
City, Ramon Gurra at Randado,
Zapata county. Thomas E. Thrasher
at Garfield. John E. Smith at College
station, William W. Major at Moun
tain eak.
James T. G. Cowan, postmaster at
Bowie, Montague county, has been
placed under $1500 bonds. L. S.
A Good Showing for Shows The
Coming Bench Show A Cat Show.
From Our Special Correspondent. J
New York, April 16, 1883.
Barnum is now' holding forth at
Madison Square Garden with his
" greatest show on earth," and when
he moves out the bench show will
move in. To the casual observer,
canines as a show are not much of an
improvement on elephants, elks, cam
els, clowns and things; but, improve
ment or no improvement, jn ew i ork
believes in variety and will have it all
along the line from the opera bouffe
down to the ten cent Bowery muse
um, with dog and cat shows
chinked in between, and giants,
dwarfs, fat women, alligators, snakes,
etc., hung on the outside. It is not
my intention to tell the Statesman
readers anything about Barnum and
his show, for he has for half a century
been giving evidence of his ability to
blow his own horn. It may not be
out of place to remark, however, that
his admission fee here in New York
is but one-half (50 cents) what he
charges the unsophisticated Texan
when he moves down to Dixie later
in the season, after all the fat has
been worked off the animals, and the
men in the ring and the "queen of the
air" have become jaded and worn out
by the summer's travel over the west
ern hemisphere.
But, as canines form a considerable
element of the population of many
places, they are certainly entitled to
an occasional "write-up," more espe
cially when they are so soon to meet
in convention in this city 1500 strong
very s4 rong. Dog delegates of high
degree, and of every . shade,
size and breed will be here.
Everybody all over the country who
have dogs, will "set 'm on" to New
York; in fact, about five hundred of
that kind of immigrants have arrived
in the past week, and the season
hasn't fairly opened yet. The distin
guished arrivals are from Boston,
Washington, Cleveland, PPtsburg,
Chicago, Ottawa and across the sea.
We will have mastiffs, St. Bernards,
Irish terriers, English setters and
pointers, pugs, King Charles spaniels,
Japanese spaniels, coach dogs and the
different breeds of blood hounds and
grey hounds, and a full variety of ter
riers and blaot-and-tans, etc The
exhibition will be the largest and
best ever seen in this country or in
Europe. The largest heretofore given
was neia m London in it&z, when
one thousand one hundred and forty-
five dogs were exhibited. The coming
exhibition, to take place on the 8th,
9th, 10th and 11th of May, will be
given under the auspices of the West
minster Kennel club, and will, if re
ports of the manager be true, have
one thousand nve hundred dogs on
exhibition. That certainly will be
enough to satisfy any reasonable per-
son, even the most ardent lover of
sausage. - -
A few months ago New York had a
novelty in the way of a cat show.!
Most people are familiar with cat sere
nades, and have often listened to the
melodious warbling or a roiuctung
Thomas under their windows at the
dead hour of night, but people are
not plentiful who have had the good
fortune of witnessing a cat show.
Your correspondent has at different
periods of his earthly career been
serenaded by well-organized and skill
fully trained cat quartettes, wit tne
pleasure of his taking in a cat show
was deferred until he became a resi
dent of New York. He having seen
the different operas and theaters, and
paid his respects to the Chinese
giant, tight feet high and weigh
ing over 400 pounds, and
to a wnaie sixty-uve leet long anu
weighing fifty tons, his curiosity next
led him to the cat show. There he
saw cats of all kinds and colors, cats
natives of every country from the
torrid zone to the north pole, inclusive
of the pure-blooded Maltese, the Tor
toise-shell cat and the renencat wnn
silky hair down to our own dear,
shaggy, scratch-faced, familiar, ever-
present Thomas cat witn tne combi
nation voice. The largest cat on ex
hibition weighed thirty-five pounds,
and the oldest had survived forty
three severe winters and a regiment
or two of posterity, so to speak. One
cat has the oddity of making play
mates ot canary birds, never harm-
ins them, and another possesses the
power ot charming rats, men mere.
is a pair of cats that are
regular circus performers, doing tricks
at the word of command like trained
dogs. Double-footed, three-legged
and peculiarly marked cats were in
the collection, and the feline show
made a fellow inclined to begin feel
ing around for an old boot or bottle.
The cats exhibited belonged to differ
ent people and had been leased for the
occasion. Cats are noted for low cun
ning and loud cursing, and when it
comes to making the woods ring with
spasmodic bursts of eloquence they:
are the peer of the average office
seeking politician without respect to
party, race or previous conuiuou.
New York is never at a loss for
shows, good, bad and indifferent.
Thev flourish here at all seasons of
the vear and are never out of
season. The Bowery, at the
termination ot Chatham street, is
literally lined with ten cent museums
in which monstrosities in great varie
ty are exhibited day and night. There
may be seen huge snakes, alligators
and strange fish and animals of the
sea ; giants, dwarfs, living skeletons
and fat women; men with elastic
skins, bearded and tattooed women,
giraffes, monkeys and the what-is-it,
Also delusion exhibitions, in which.
bv the use of immense mirrors over
head and in the wings of the stage,
the audience is made to believe they
see people actinsr on the stage when
really there is nothing there but
shadows, but they are so lifelike that
the beholder cannot detect the fiction.
In one of these exhibitions a man and
woman will walk on the stage, take
their position near the footlights,
within ten feet of those occupying
front seats, and while standing there
will fade or dissolve out or existence.
Manv other delusions of this class are
also given, some of them int resting
and remarkable, iramf.
AUSTIN TER31, 1883.
Synopsis ot Opinions of the Court of
Parties desiring information upon matters
concerning the higher courts will receive such
by writing our court reporter.J
Ex parte Ed. Bergen; from Parker
county. If an act or omission eo
nomine is made a penal offence, and a
penalty is affixed, it becomes an or-
fence punishable by law. Articles 3
and 4 of the penal code in connection
with article Ai'i ot the penal code
make "sodomy" an offence with a
penalty affixed thereto in compliance
with article 3, P. C. Affirmed.
Willson, J.
Stell vs. state; from Dallas county.
A defendant in a misdemeanor case
may waive his right of trial by jury
or may agree to a trial by a jury of
less than six men. Where no such
waiver is thown to be a legal jury it
must be composed of six men and the
record miut show the jury to be a
legal one or the error is radical and
can be taken advantage of upon ap
peal, whether properly availed of by
the lower court or not. Reversed and
remanded. White, P. J.
Woolsev vs. state: from Ellis coun
ty. An indictment in a prosecution
based upon article 270 of the penal
code is fatally defective if it fails to
allege that the acts set out therein as
constituting the offense, were "will
fully" done. Reversed and dismissed
White, P. J.
Hyatt vs. state; from Ellis county
While it is unnecessary to allege
the stolen animal to be i "gelding,
since, under our statute for theft, and
the article under which the prosec u-
tion was based, the generic term
"horse" is used to embrace all classes
of the horse species, yet, having so al
leged it, the proot should nave con
clusively shown such to be the case.
Reversed and remanded. White, P.J.
Robinson Bros. & Co. vs. Veal
from Tarrant county. F. being in
debted to appellee gave him a mort
gage to secure the debt upon certain
goods, which afterwards appellants
levied upon by attachment to secure
their debt. Appellee sues to recover
damages for the sale of the property
under the attachment. Held, Appel
lees' rights were fully protected under
the law, as purchaser at tne attach
ment sale did so purchase subject to
his mortgage, and his remedy is to
follow the goods in the hands of such
purchaser. 27 l ex., 4 l ; ia t ex., i
Reversed and remanded. Wilson, J,
Gordon vs. state; from DaUas
county. Where there is no statement
of facts, bill or exceptions, nor assign
ment of errors in the record the court
can only look to the indictment and
charge of the court, which being cor
rect the judgmentis affirmed. White,
Turner vs. state: from Tarrant
countv. Where the offence was com
mitted and the information filed the
same day, and the allegation in the
information and complaint allege that
the offence was "heretofore" commit
ted, the allegation is sufficient. Af
firmed. White, P. J.
Brownlee vs. state: from Collin
countv. The application for contin
uance, failing to show a want of due
diligence, was properly overruled.
The defence of kleptomania, being
tairlv submitted to the jury by an un
exceptionable charge of the court
their finding is final. Affirmed.
White. P. J.
T. & P. R'y vs. Rothlisberger: from
Dallas county. Suit for damages for
killing stock. The market value
thereof was clearly proven. Held
That the owner failed to utilize the
flesh for beef if in law he was bound
so to do, is not required of him unless
he knew of the killing in time so to
do. Affirmed. White. P. J. .
Dunagan vs. Millsap; from Lamar
county. Suit against the sheriff for
seizing certain posts. Appellee justi
fied under a writ of sequestration is
sued in a suit against appellant. The
judgment, however, in that case was
void and tegular, Held, It was not
error to permit the sheriff to prove
the posts belonged to the plaintiff in
tne Buit. Affirmed. w hite, if. J .
T. & P. Ry. vs. Whitman & Co
from Lamar county. The transcript
from the justice of the peace not being
hied at the hrst term or tne county
court, nor on or before the first day
of the second term, the law not com
plied with, the county court correctly
dismissed the cause. Affirmed. Will-
son. J.
Brown et al vs. Robinson; from
Tarrant county. Defendant ' being
duly cited and no good cause being
shown why she did not appear and
answer, and the petition setting up a
good cause of action, the judgment Dy
default was properly entered. Af
firmed. Willson. J. -
Nowlin and wife vs. Hughes et al
from Gravson county: Where the
affidavit filed in lieu of an appeal
bond does not state that appellants
are unable to give security for the
costs of appeal, "or any part thereof,
it is insufficient. Appeal diRmifsec.
Wilson, J.
Clark vs. State: from Tarrant coun
ty. The record failing to contain a
statement of facts, bill of exceptions,
or charge of the court, and the indict
ment ueing sumcient, inn juujfincut
is affirmed. Willson, J.
Giersa vs. Yocum; from Grayson
county. The judgment rendered in
the justice court being one for costs
only was not a final judgment and
the county court lor tnat reason
orrectly dismissed the appeal. 21
Tex., 535.1 A flirmed. Villson, J .
Beattv vs. state: appeal from Ellis
county. The evidence being amply
sufficient to sjpport the verdict, the
charge of the court being unobnox
ious and the indictment being good
the judgment is affirmed. Willson, J
Mabrv vs. Fitzgerald; appeal from
Ellis county. The charge of the court
correctly applied the law applicable
to the case, the evidence adduced am
ply supports the verdict, and the judg
ment must tnererore ue amrmea.
White, P. J.
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Special Telegrams
Elgin, April 19. A terrible tragedy
occurred five miles east of this place
this morning, about 8 o'clock, by a
young man by the name of William
Pieitter (German) who shot and Kilted
his own cousin, a young lady about
seventeen years of age, and then
placed the pistol to his own head and
shot himself, but was not dead when
the messenger left there; but no hopes
of his life. For several years at times
he was perfectly insane, and for a
week or so past had shown signs of
insanity, but no one thought him
dangerous. The young lady killed
was left an orphan, when an infant.
and was raised by the young man's
parents. The family has the sym
pathy of our entire community.
Palestine, April 19. Mayor Lacy
presented his first message to the al
dermen last night. It recommends
economy in city affairs, yet urging the
board to keep up with all proper pro
gressive movements; advises a strict
investigation into the financial con
dition of the city, and makes various
suggestions as to the proper method
of carrying on the city government.
The aldermen authorized tne unance
committee to employ an expert to ex
amine all city accounts and furnish a
lull report.
Mayor .Lacy, who is a Texas veter
an, received a leave of absence to go
to Belton to the veteran reunion.
Senator Gooch arrived home last
MoDade, April
19. At the resi
Pfeiffer, a very
dence of Mr. Anton
worthy old German, who lives three
miles north of here, the following
tragedy occurred at seven o'clock this
morning; His son, William Pfeiffer,
aged about twenty-five years, killed
his cousin, Mary Deinhardt. a girl of
fifteen years, shooting her three times
with a pistol. Killing her immediate
ly, and then ran out of the house into
the yard, where he shot himself
through the head, from which he died
in about two hours. Young Pfeiffer
had been subject to occasional symp
toms of insanity, but was never
thought to be dangerous, though the
trageay oi mis morning ia aixxnuikeu
for onlv as the act of a madman, as
nothing of an unpleasant nature had
ever occurred between them.
Ten thousand eight hundred and
forty bales of cotton have been ship
ped from McDado this season. The
prospect for a crop at present is as
good as could possibly De desired.
Galveston, April 19. This even
ing a brakeman oq the Gulf, Colorado
and Santa Fe railway was thrown
from a box-car, at the intersection of
Batlf Avenue and Avenue A, and se
riously injured.
John Keller, a young man not of
age, was arrested and lodged in jail
to-day, for forging hi9 mother's name
to three notes two against u. A.
Meyer, one for 810 and one for 820, and
one against County Clerk Wren for
810. lie collected the two nrst. but
Wren refused to pay the one drawn
against him. This is the young man's
second ottense.
This morning Sam Lee, a China
man, was tried in the recorder's court
before a jury and fined 8100 for keep
ing an opium den
Mr. Gus McKernon, the recently
appointed chief of police, tendered
his resignation to-day, to take enect
Monday next. The resignation is
caused by the obstructive poucy of
Mayor Fulton, which is causing wide
spread dissatisfaction.
San Antonio, April 19. A large
number of Texas veterans left here
to-day for Belton to attend the re
union. Flags on the Alamo are
The Knights Templar already here
were largely re-inforced to-night and
last night by the arrival of their
brother knights the belated ones to
day. All the freedom and courtesies
of the eitv were extended bv our citi.
zens to them. The Grand Command
ery met to-day and elected the follow
ing officers for the ensuing year; J,
C. McCoy, of Dallas, G. C.; J.
P. Harrison, of Houston, D. G. C:
N. W. Hunter, of Palestine. G.
G.; T. M. Lubbock, of Houston,
G. C. G.; R. E. Douglass, Paris, G. S,
W.: Chas. S. Morse, Corsicana, G. J.
W.; Henry Scherffius, Houston, G. T.;
Robert Brewster, Houston, G. R. At
4 p. m. a grand dress parade of all the
commanderies took place on Alamo
plaza, and was a grand sight. It was
witnessed by thousands of spectators,
To-night a grand conclave of sorrow
was held at casino ball, which was
crowded with spectators and invited
guests. The services were very im
pressive and solemn,
Jas. Smith, foi felony, was found
guilty and sentenced to the peniten
tiary for three and a half years in the
district court to-day,
Dallas," April 19. The state grand
lodge, Knights of Pythias, at its
session to-day, selected Austin as its
next place of meeting, on the third
Tuesday in April, 1884. The grand
lodge was photographed in a body
this evening. The complimentary
ball is in progress to-night. The in
stallation of grand lodge officers
takes place to-morrow, and then ad
journment iouows. Jx complimentary
banquet will be given them to-mor
row nignt.
The state district court to-day ren
dered a verdict in favor of Mrs. M.
M. Potts ngainst the Texas and Pacific
railroad company for uuu ior tne
killing of her husband, A. M. Potts,
near u alias in January, ibbz. juts,
Potts sued for 820.000 damages.
Mrs. Sallie E. Davis, of Salisbury,
Kentucky, is in the city. She came
to Texas to find her husband, who
preceded her several months, and
whose whereabouts she knows noth
ing of. He was - to have met her at
Dallas April 3. but she failed to reach
here on that day, and he has not since
The Dallas jockey club is arranging
the preliminaries tor a big iau race
meeting. Ten thousand dolors in
nurses are to be offered. Letters from
nearly all prominent horsemen have
been received, announcing their de
sire to attend and take in the Texas
circuit during the tall and winter, as
their stock do so much better in this
section than in the north during those
nouSTOX, April 19. The fourth
day of the state shooting tournament.
Shoot No. 11 Twenty single glass
balls, thirty entries, T. A Dollarhidet
twenty-five straight balls, first money,
60; Joseph Hucker, of Houston, and
J. D. Yocum, Denison, second money,
830; J. S. Simpson and W. A. Ryan,
both of Austin, divided third money,
810. After breaking twenty stnuglit
balls, in the shool'-off, J. J. Weiss, of
Houston, was fourth, twenty-five
pounds of tobacco. Sweepstakes, five
Eigeons, thirty-one yards rise, both
arrels, forty-one entries, purse 8390,
first 8123.60, J. J. Weiss, Houston;
second 892.70. divided by G. T. Por
ter, of Houston, T. W. Dollarhide, of
Denison, D. W. C. Dunn and James
Hucker, of Houston; third. Sl.HO, di
vided by R. H. Downey, of Houston,
and W. A. Ryan, of Austin; fourth,
830.90, H. Fontaine, of Houston. The
tournament will close to-morrow. i
In the criminal court this morning
Peyton Randolph, the negro who
killed a negro named John A arner at
a negro dance, October 21, was found
guilty.of murder in the first degree
and sentenced to the penitentiary for
life. The case of Henry Campbell,
colored, charged with the murder of
Policeman Snow in the fifth ward a
few days ago. was called in the crim
inal court this morning and continued
on the affidavit of defendant for want
of witnesses. An interesting case
will come up in the district court
this evening, that of Milby & Dow
vs. the Buffalo bayou ship channel
company, to test the constitutional
right or the ship channel company to
charge toll . through the . cut at Mor
gan's Point,
a.t the aiternoon session ot tue
commissioners court, yesterday, the
plans and specifications for a "court
house furnished by the architect, E.
J. Duhammel, were examined and
accepted by the court as the specifi
cations and plans for said courthouse,
and the county was authorized to ad
vertise for bids for the building of
said courthouse in accordance with
said plans and specifications.
Palestine, April 20. The County
Sunday School association of Ander
son county met in annual convention
to-day, at the Presbyterian church
and was called to order by Dr. J. R.
Palmer, president. A considerable
number of delegates attended from
both city and county. Officers for the
ensuing year elected are: Ira H.
Hi vans, president; liev. n. i. Phillips,
vice president; J. L. McEans, scribe;
Dr. J. H. Grant, corresponding secre
tary; J. D. Winston, treasurer. The
convention will continue in session
until Sunday next, when a mass
meeting will be held at the opera
house and an address delivered by
Rev. Dr. F. II. Sabin. of the state
Sunday schools.
Waco, April 20. A Uvely lumber
fight is going on among our four lum
ber dealers, which has resulted in
lowering the price of lumber in two
days from 822.50 to 814, which is the
figure for to-day. There is no pro
spect of an early compromise as the
dealers announce that they will fight
it out to the bitter end. The sales
are heavy in consequence of the re
duced prices.
Mrs. uansom Li. Moore, a young
married woman, dropped dead at her
home in East Waco, at 11 o'clock last
night, of heart disease. She was
buried to-day.
A number of Texas veterans left
here this morning for Belton.
San Antonio, April 20. John
Luther, for swindling, four years,
and Solomon Branfleld, theft, two
years, are the convictions to-day in
the district court.
The Park trotting asssociation have
four good races made up for to
morrow evening. There are about
twelve starters.
J. P. Weaner, boarding-house keep
er, was nearly beat to death last night,
with a rock, "by his cook, named Kel
ly, whom he accused of theft. Kelly
was not arrested.
The Knights Templar leave us to
morrow after having spent a delight
ful time, as they so express them
selves. This evening they had a
grand dress parade and review at the
uiiutary post, attended by uen. Augur
and staff and other notables. To
night a grand ball is in progress, at
which there is scarcely standing
Fort WORTn, April 20. Some
parties unknown got into the Bewer
trenches last night where pipe was
being laid and wilfully broke 8700
worth of "T" joints. The work will
now be delayed forty days.
Jarratt & Hough, of the Gila cattle
company, to-day purchased at lour
teen dollars per head 6000 head, of
yearlings which will be driven to
Cimaron, New Mexico.
An immense concourse of people
rouowed the remains at capt. K. M.
Daggett to the grave to-day. Many
buildings are draped in mourning,
capt. Daggett was in command or a
company of rangers during the Mexi-
car war which captured Gen.valentia,
first in command under Santa Anna.
L. C Fontaine and John Glover
got into a difficulty at Mansfield to
day when Glover shot Fontaine
through the left breast. Fontaine
will die. Glover escaped.
A movement is on foot to build a
8100,000 cotton factory.
Galveston, April 20. The Fire
men's celebration to-morrow promi
ses to be a grand display, and a fitting
celebration of the anniversary of the
memorable battle of San Jacinto,
Excursion trains will arrive from
Brenham and Columbus with large
delegations, and the firemen of Inde-
Sendence, Gay Hall, Chappell Hill,
lurton, Kenney and probably other
points will also be represented to par
ticipate in the celebration. The Gal
veston artillery will celebrate the
day by a picnic and excursion down
the island at Lafitte's grove, at the
terminus of the Texas and Mexican
The boy John Heller, who was ar
rested for forging his mother's name
to three notes, was tried to-day and
sent before the criminal court under
bond of 8100.
W. C. Burch, the Market street
merchant who attempted to swindle
his creditors, was also tried to-day
and sent before the criminal court
under bond of 8600.
Houston. April 20. The Texas state
shooting tournament wound up to
day. Some tine shooting was done
and the occasion generally was
great success. The election of officers
last night resulted as follows: Presi
dent. W. A. Ryan; first vice-presi
dent. Sam Finlav. of Fort Worth:
second vice-president, Geo. Yocum,
of Denison: secretary, C. W. BarradalL
The first vice-president has the ap
pointing of the assistant secretary
and treasurer. The next annual
meeting and tournament will be held
at Fort Worth. After" the election
an adjournment was made to an ele
gant repast and over effervescing
wine. McCall of Waco. Col. Ryan,
president-elect, D. W. C. Dunn, Fon
taine, P. B. Watson, Leverton, Simp
son and others made spanning
speeches. The first shoot for a dia
mond medal between teams of four
from each club was won for Houston
by D. W. C Dunn, A. Erichson, J. J,
Weiss and P. B. Watson, breaking
seventy-three clay pigeons and girs
balls out of a possible eighty. The
second prize tied between T. W
Dollarhide, F. Dester. J. D,
Yocum and L. L. Maughs
for Denison, and J. C. Pet-
mecky. C. K. Robinson, J. S. Simpson
and W. A- Ryan, breaking 71. The
third prize was taken by E. McCall, J.
S. McCalL L. A. Garland and W. V,
Fort, of Waco, breaking 69 balls. The
fourth prize by Bastrop, the shooters
being W. JS. Anderson, J. w . .lenKins
J. W. Kennedy and W. C. Jenkin3,
nitiing ay bans, nouston holds the
diamond medal until next year s
shoot. If it wins again it becom'.s
the property of the Houston gun
club. Second shoot.consolidation, first
prize, 50, J. A. Mason; second, 640.
M. E. Anderson: third irize. S'i.V v
A. S. Haynie; fourth prize, keg of
powder, J. II. Jenkins. Special snoot,
purse 8100. ten glass balls, first m mey,
Ryan and Yocum; second, Dunn and
Erichson; third, Weiss and Robinson;
fourth. M. E. Anderson. Vivi nair
flniirilE- o-l!l4 ImMa nnroa i tr.-f-
money, Dollarhide; second, Erichson
and ocum; third. Hucks and Lester.
I.' nuAn. J- 1 .. . , V, .. 1 1 . ,i . . 1 1
X lllfU SUWl, LCU 1.133 U.ULS, U1SI, IJUl-
larhide and Weiss; second, A. I'.ricli
son: third. Downev and Robi'ison-
fourth, W. E. Jenkins.
Belton, April 20. The vet. runs
met this morning in tho opera house
and were called to order by the presi
dent, Col. Frank W. Johnson.
Maj. Geo. II. Stewart, orator for to
morrow, was invited to take a scat on
the stand with the president.
A committee, consisting of Gi;y M
Bryan, F. M. Moody and V". S.
Blount, was appointed on credei tials,
which reported G. L. Evans, J. P. Pen
dleton, J. Crouch and Mrs. James S.
liriggs as being entitled to meiul er-
ship, making a total present of two
hundred and fifteen, bout sixty of
wnom are women.
An invitation was received from
Gov. Ireland inviting the veterans to
a grand dinner at Austin, they to des
ignate tne uay.
About sixty have accented and will
leave here Monday and be dined Tuos
day. Ihe death roll shows the following
deaths since the last meeting: (tco.
Barnard, Henry Bridges, S. W. Brill,
L. Colquehon, E. S. Cobler, E. J . Jack
son, John Lemon, Andrew Neil, J.
Newman, H. W. Ragland, Sam S.
Smith, John A. Settle, Andrew J.
Lowell, Ashbel Savory, Jas. L. Swel
heart, Solomon Williams, George W.
Brooks, N. W. Hackworth, Isiiac Par
ker, Hiram Brown, James G. Herd
and Adam Byerlie.
A resolution ot thanks to the press.
the Morgan steamers and railways,
was adopted by a rising vote for
courtesies extended the association.
Col. Wharton, one of Gen. Hous
ton's aides, was invited to a seat on
the stand.
A resolution tendering thanks to
the citizens of Belton was adopted.
Col. Blount, one of the signers of
the Declaration of Independence, was
invited to a seat on the stand.
An invitation from the citizens of
Paris was read, inviting tho veterans
to hold their next annual meeting
there. An invitation was also re
ceived from the citizens of Flatonia.
A vote being taken Paris was selected
as the next place of meeting.
A resolution was adopted request
ing members to bring up to the next
meeting such tacts as they have, thot
a correct history of Texas may be
compiled. A resolution was
adopted authorizing the printing of
nve hundred copies ot the proceed
A committee composed of J. B.
Robertson, S. B. Parden and M. W.
Moody was appointed to inoulre into
the propriety of organizing a lodge of
sorrow and report at the next meet
The election of officers for the en
suing year resulted as follows: Presi
dent, Col. Frank W. Johnson; first
vice president, Walter Lane; second
vice president, E. M. Pease: secretary.
Guy M. Bryan; A. Deffenbaugh,
assistant secretary and treasurer.
A vote ot thanks was voted Wm.
M. Spence, press reporter, for services
as assistant secretary. Adjourned.
The veterans and their friends en
tertained by Belton, number oyer four
To-morrow Major Chamberlain.
Judge Saunders, of Belton, Hon. Guy
Al. uryan and Joe 11. Stewart will ad
dress the association at the court
house, the veterans forming in pro
cession and being escorted there by
citizens and officials. Flags and
bunting are flying everywhere, and
Belton wears a holiday appearance.
Dallas, April 20. A, S. Adams
to-day made affidavit against Win.
Nayman, Charles Floyd and Henry
Williams, three wood choppers who
have been in his employ, and who, he
thinks, intend to take his life. They
were all alleged to have started for
his house last night to do him bodily
harm, but abandoned their visit when
they learned he had his "trusty shot
gun" ready to welcome them. Offi
cers have been sent out to arrest the
The Merchants' exchange have
taken the Texas and Sit. Louis rail
way subsidy, which the company de
sire extended to January 1, 1884, in
hand, and at a meeting called for to
morrow hope to have the matter in a
shape that will prove satisfactory to
the company when presented at its
annual meeting at Tyler on April 27.
The officers of the state grand lodge,
Knights of Pythias, were installed to
day. A grand complimentary ban
quet is being given to-night.
Th re is no material change in
the ne viiia typographical union
disagreement. The paper continues
to appear inireduced form and with
less than half the usual amount of
reading matter. Tho union declines
to make any concession and say that
sister unions throughout the country
have notified them that financial aid
will be furnished whenever applied
for. The Herald management claim
they will triumph, and have a full
force of non-union men in a few days.
The Dallas district conference of
the Methodist Episcal church south,
have been called to assemble in this
city on June 13.
New Orleans, April 20. A fire
this morning burned out Boisseau &
Martinez, dealers in hats; Lievi Xeob,
Schena & Co., wholesale dry goods;
and Harsult & Co., saddlery. The
following were badly damaged: S. J
Mullans, iron warehouse, and A.
Wolf, crockery. Loss estimated at
8200,000. -
Sacramentc - CALA., April 20.
During a small fire early this morn
ingon A street, the roof of head-
joining building felL John Hilsen-
berger, keeper of the saloon which
feel and an unknown man, were
taken from the ruins. The following
persons were wounded: W. H. Mey
ers, Herbert Bilse, James Lambert,
Charles Evans, James MaNulty, v.
Bragg, L. A. Case. J. Woodbridge.
Joseph Reddy, John Higgins, John
Sullivan, George iioder. iiost or
these were badly hurt about the head
and back. Several are known to be
still in the ruins, but it is believed all
the wounded have been recovered.
after o'donovan's scalp.
London, April 20. The Times
says if Lynch 's evidence can be satis
factbrily proven, and it can be shown
that O Donovan Kossa furnished a
large fund on the Gallagher case, the
question for consideration is whether
O'Donovan Rossa cannot by some sort
of international, procedure be made
amenable to tho laws of the empire.
The Irish conspirators, the Times
says, must be considered criminals
and not belligerents.
There was an extensive conflagra
tion in Delhi, India Two thousand
houses were destroyed, and a great
number of families are destitute and
Denver, April 2). A special from
Gen. Crook's headquarters at Wilcox,
Arizona, says the territory press exag
gerates in order to influence an attack
on the reservation Indians. No raid
ers have bet n in Arizona for three
weeks past. The last alarming re
port, two days old, that eighty
Apaches were sent to the Santa Fe
range, beyond Camp Crittenden, and
over into Santa Cruz vailev above
Citabases, is wholly untrue.
Tombstone rangers, who had beu
in Wilcox, .y there are Indians on
the trail, but they do not appear to be
anxious to reach San Carlos. Crook
has been crejitlv hamnerfd ami mTT:
uuyeu oy meu intiamuiatory articles
and falsehoods, lie will move into
Mexico on Sunday. His force will
consist of 192 Apaches, under Capt.
Crawford, of the United States Third
cavalry, and Aide N. E. Mcintosh will
also have fifty cavalrymen, and the
entire Mexican force "in Sonora and
Chihuahua. .
Harrisbuug, April 20. The senate
has passed to third reading a bill to
prohibit one person "to treat" another.
Fort Dodge, Ia., April 20. A
fire this mornini)' (ii;-ni o iti..
- "P v. JJ1IU1-
dlUO S elevator nml ts-n ain-ill
. t. v ITOl-
San Fraxoikco. Anrii ha
. I WY
rain over the state yesterday and an
average wheat crop is assured except
in n i jiiiineu areas.
New YoRK.Anril 20 'r;fiwiii
in the assignment of Jno. Cunning
ham. lluinufiUlt.urer nf suit intra Wolk.
er street, was filed to-day. Liabilities
u,yoo; nominal assets 818,015; actu
al assets 8U.81tj.
835,000 verdict. .
"Vv.w YftBk- Anril ( Ttin
trial of the suit of John T.illv Ho-ainat
the New York, Central and Hudson
itiver railroad company, for loss of
his legs, resulted in a verdict for
plaintiff for 833,000.
Pittsburg. Anril soHrr rnai
arrived to-day and will remain until
i uesuay next, uuring his stay he
Will address several nifetiniranH will
endeavor to effect an organization of
ouei.uisLs iu mis city.
Springfield. Tr.T. Anril tTho
deadlock in the Ltliuois legislature
was broken this mnrninir.- UnnL- m.
fused to enter the house and the Re
publicans, reoognizing the impossibil
ity of seating Bradwell, abandoned
the fight and it was not resumed.
sporting event.
London. April ail Th
day of the spring meeting ut San-
down park for the Great Sandown
hurdle race, handicap, resulted in a
dead heat between Sibvl and Halmi;
j.ueonst secured tne third piace.
There were five starters. S
making a legal reputation.
Milwaukee. April 20. Kat e Kane,
Milwaukee's onlv female lawvr
threw a glass of water in t.h f nf
Judge Mailory, of the criminal court,.
tuia luwiiiiijg ami n mjrxi 3?ou. one
claims the judge insulted her by word
nuu action out win not say in what
particular request. She refuses to
rmy the fine and will go to jail unless
friends intercede.
New York, April 20. Representa
tives of the telegraph, telephone and
electric lighting companies of tho
city to-day adopted resolutions in fa
vor or laying wires underground, but
stating that no satisfactory system
of doing so has yet been devised and
deprecating hasty, legislative action. A
committee will be appointed includ
ing the governor and mavor to con
sider the best method of securing the
desired object. '
MlL.WAnKF.K- Anril 20 Tn vuin.
lies in Wisconsin rennri T.nA vinrnr
wheat in excellent condition i'rivate
letters from the agricultural depart
ments in Minnesota. Nebraska. Iowa
and Dakota, report the spring seeding
fairly commenced. The conditions
for 8e.flini7 Wfir nnvpr hnf-.f.ur Tho
work will be completed in ten days.
xne acreage will be increased, and
there is every indication the spring '
wheat in this state will be favored
with a bountiful crop.
New York. April 20. Abram
Suydam, a lawyer, was arrested last
evening on the charge of swindling
John L. Flagg out of f 16.000 bv
means of fraud lent real estate trans
actions. The police profess to know
nothing of the details of the alleged
swindle, but say that if its character
had not been prematurely discovered
Suydam would have succeeded ioefZr -taining
8300,000. They also sau7lLl
has before figured in similar frauds,
and was taken from this city to Chi
cago two years ago to. answer the
charge of perjury.
St. Louis, April 20. A dispatch
from Wilcox, Arizona, says 200 Indian
scouts have enlisted and Gen. Crook
has completed his plans for a vigorous
and decisive campaign, against the
Apaches. He is now sending supplies
to Guadalupe canyon, where the
Mexican army is concentrating, acrosw
the line. It is reported -the invest
ment of Calabases by the Indians
is unfounded. It " is supposed
the signal fires were caused
by the cumpfires of prospectors.
The troops are patrolling from No-
gales to the Mexico line. There are
no fresh depredations anywhere in
this territory. The troops and scouts
are in fine condition, and eager to
start. They will go flying, and follow
any trail in the direction of the
Apaches' stronghold, v.hich is said,
however, to be inaccessible to horses.
The Guadalupe canyon is about four
days' march from this place.
Brainard, Minn., April 20. Sher
iff Mortz and the police had a lively
skirmish yesterday afternoon with a
crowd of armed tramps, who had sta
tioned themselves at the railroad
bridge, Lear the city, and were hold
ing up every one who came along.
The officers captured six of the party,
who were lodged in jail. Policeman
Showtell and Deputy Sheriff Palmer
were slightly wounded in the aff ray.
After the first capture, the sheriff and
posse, armed with Winclwtfer rifles,
started in pursuit of the others, who
were hiding in the lumber on the
west side of the river. They came
upon two of them lying in the thicket
with revolvers in hand, one of whom
was the man who had shot Showtell.
They were ordered to throw up their
hands, and refusing, the police party
fired, severely and probably fatally
wounding one of the men, who was
afterward removed to jail with his
companion, making a total capture of
eight. They all claim to hail irom
New Orleans and have been
working . their way gradually irom
that city up the river.
Dublin,' April 20. The trial of
Timothy Kelly for complicity in tho
murder of Cavendish and Burke was
resumed this morning. After calling
a few more witnesses the crown an
nounced theircase closed. The ctise for
defense was then opened. Kelly s
counsel announced they would pro
duce witnesses to prove an alibi for
the prisoner. Kelly's brother war
their first witness. He testified in
support of the claim of an alibi that
he was in the company of the prison
er the sixth of May. On cross-examination
his evidence conflicted with
that given by the employer of the
prisoner. The defense called four
friends of Kelley, all of who;.!
swore that the prisoner wa3 in
their company at the. time Caver. -dish
aud Burke x.ere assassinate ;.
One of the witnesses called by de
fense to prove an alibi, testiiled i
went to Phoenix Park with Kt ':
Sunday, May 7. and that both" m;i ,.
an examination of the blood stains
the ground. Submission ofevi iun
having been concluded, Mclriv- y
made the closing argument in deU ;
of Kelly. The judge then deliver;-.; -his
charge and the jury, at 5:4
o'clock, retired.
The jury after remaining out sous
little time returned and announce.;
they were unable to agree.
Eugene Kingston, arre&ted i
Liverpool Wednesday, charged wi:...
being connected Pho-nix park y,',ii:
ders, was arraigned to-day and afc r i
hearing was remanded to prim.n i
answer the charge of conspiracy i

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