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VA " .r -r ao A.a-3s. VOLUME 31. BKENHAM, TEXAS, THUBSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1S9T NUMBER 3 WEEKLY JL-trJljik-A. JL ii MJM STATE NEWS. Cuero is to have a military company. Geo. Reese died from Sun stroke at Lampasas. The pecan crop very heavy in .county. is reported Gaudaloupe guarantee a in Gaudaloup.e Late rains will isecond hay crop county. There were two cases of sunstroke at Sherman on the 26th inst. The grape and peach crop Is almost a complete failure at Bastrop this year. Thirty converts were bap tised in the Colorado river, at Hill's ferry, last Sunday. A pumpkin weighing 105 pounds was" exhibited at the ' Tyler Fruit Palace" last week. Col. Hunt has been appointed Internal Revenue Collector 'for .the 4th Texas district. Mexicans are leaving Bee county every day bound for the cotton fields in Eastern Texas. The city council of Bastrop has passed a Curfew ordinance, operative against youths under .17 years of age. Willis Gaskins, arrested as tin escaped convict, was killed at Sealey while attempting to es cape from the officers. Mr. Joe Strange, of Troy, "Bell'county, lost two of his half grown children from diptheria last Sunday within a few hours of each other. Considerable ex citement exists there in conse quence. "Uncle Henry" "Woodland, a San Jacinto veteran and old Texan, died near Reagan, Falls county, last week. He was in the Mier expedition, but drew a white bean. E. H. R. Green says Mr. Dil lonwill undoubtedly be appointed to the JEIi Paso collectorship, and that Geo. L. Siebrecht of La Grange will be the United States marshal for the western district of Texas. Judge Reese denies the re port to the effect that he had transferred the Coleman i;ape case to Harris county . on' a change of venue, and states that his case will be tried in "Waller county. W.J. Bunnell and bride com mitted suicide at the Hutchins House, Houston, on the 27th of July with morphine. They had only been married two days. No satisfactory cause assigned , for the rash act. At Benton last Monday the engine which- ran Horton Broth ers steam thrasher exploded, killing the engineer and injuring nine other persons, two of whom -will die. The thresher was -completely demolished. ' N. B. "Wriggins, a furniture dealer, was brutally assaulted at "Waco last Tuesday by a burly iackdriver, named W. WY St. Clair, to whose divorced wife "Wiggins had the politeness; to apeak to at the depot a few minutes before. Emma, the 16-year-old daughter of John Wulff , of San Antonio, was ravisnea Dy a DiacK iirute named Henry Kobmson, who is now in the Bexar county jail. The outrage was committed July 28th. Robinson will be Jiung. A hard rain and hail storm of a half hour's duration swept over the southern part .of the city of Dallas at 5:30 o'clock last Monday afternoon. In the cot ion mills section it approached ihe severity of a hurricane. A new storehouse, unoccupied ex cept by Good Templars hall,. was blown down and wrecked. Large trees were torn up by the roots, fences leveled and galleries of the houses occupied by the op eratives badly damaged iv The force of the wind was confined to half a dozen blocks and its strongest sweep was through the principal street of the cotton mills district. Much alarm pre vailed, but the people escaped with only slight bruises to a half dozen persons. -J.nA. Mondav afternoon while Mrs. Finney Davis, of Reisle,! McLennan county, was Deing conveyed to the insane ' asylum at Austin, she sprang from the rear end of an International rail way coach, near Rockdale, and was instantly killed. MOND AY, tI AUGUST 2ntL pSOISL ar&ain At Harrison's Day. SES' 150 PAIRS LADIES' , MIS AM) CHLLDKEI shoes; $1.00 $150 and $2,00; f sj-jrj:-'i.vTvw.'.'.T.iww.-i'j;,ii.'i '( t At Harrison's ""-"" .imj-M.ll- L-iH J-UI.ll-JIJ-1- mw. 11 4 In our Gent's Furnishing Department, we offer an unequaled assortment of Shirts i Of all Imaginable Designs, extraordinarily cheap. ' i Men's Straw Hats; f and Helmets at a Sacrifice.. j 100 Hats for 25a sn InourDKESS GOODS DEPARTMENT. We offer nearly everything at ' Just One-Half Price, -OUR- FALL STOCK Is Beginning to arrive and we are pushing things to make . 9 Th e arrison Dry a. ooas BsJ 4: WHOLES ALB A.JSTJD RETA.IZ. Stay at Home and Rest. Stay at home. The shade of your own vine and fig tree is by all odds the densest and coolest and most satisfying to heated humanity. To be lord of the domain makes a man cool. Ho can lay down his arms, as ifc were by doffing conven tional attire and putting on negli gee till nature is wooed and almost won. Do not rush madly away from home to seek surcease of pain from prickly heat fishing, hunting and picnicking are only roached by wearisome effort and danger from sunstroke. An excursion for com fort is an abomination. If you at tend to office, church and home du ties it is all the effort that should be put forth during hot weather, except under compulsion. Take things easy and you may become comfortable yet Greenville Herald. family declaring of the charge. his innocense "W. N. Steed, recently ar rested under a charge of assault upon the person of 11-year-old Annie Clough at Waco, was found dead in his barn last Wed nesday morning, having com mitted suicide by taking stychr nine. He left a note to his There was a meeting and temporary organization of the ex-slaves of Texas held at Aus tin on the 29th of Jul v, which was (largely attended. A full board of officers were elected and Hous ton was selected as the next place of meeting, and the 10th of No vember was mentioned as the date. Job work his office. i neatly executed at The King of Siam has an in come of about S2,000,000 a year. His royal palace is populated by about 5,000 people, and is a little city in itself. The ornamental grounds comprise 25 acres, and are surrounde'd by a wall 12 feet high. In the orchard of Samuel Rey nolds of Lawrence, Kan., is a Vandiver Pippin apple tree, forty vears old. which measures twelve feet in the circumference of the1 advertising is a business and trunk. The boughs spread over all the principles of businesa a circle having a diameter of 100 must he applied tb it. feet. A curious custom prevails ia Bulgaria. All newly "married women are obliged to remain dumb for a month after marriage, except when addressed by their husbands. When it is desirable to remove this restriction per- . manently the husband presents her with a gift, and then ahe can. chatter to her heart's content. &1 '. .4?, -r:f.