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The Shifter Gazette
Will Ashly at Brownwood was fined
425 and given twenty days In jail for
violating the local option lair
O B Gay an aged farmer living
about three miles vest of Bolivar shot
himself Thuisday from tbo effects of
which be dlod tho follow Ins eay
The schoolhouse at Cleveland Delta
county was burned to tho ground
Monday The burning of the school
house la supposed to be of Incendiary
The banks of Ilillsboro have pur
chased three cars of early cotton seed
which they will furnish the farmers at
actual cost to aid them In the boll
weevil fight
At Midlothian It Is said that there
la almose an epidemic of blind stac
kers among tho horses here ono party
having lost three head In a few days
of each other
At Gorman the new tank for publlo
water supply has been erected and the
engine placed and piping the town is
almost completed
It Is stated that W T Waggoaer the
cattloman who owns large landed inter
eats along the Denver road Is arrang
ing to plant 10000 acres of land In
cotton this year
All farmers arqund Atlanta Cost
county arc preparing their land for ths
coming Irish potato crop There will
bo 60 per cent more potatoes plantsd
this season than last
Active steps are being taken by ths
Austin merchants and business men to
restoro Austin to Its former position as
a cotton market by tho time the next
season rolls around
Friday morning the store house and
contents of general merchandise of
John Maborly at Ben Franklin burned
Loss 8000 small Insurance The fire
was of Incendiary origin
In a difficulty between farmers south
east of Paris near Shady drove W L
Short was stabbed In the arm and
shoulder with a knife sad sustained a
heavy blow on tfce baflc w lth Jub
putting out ayflre > IrsT J V
of Greenville burned nei
hands and face ssrerely nnd burned
off the hair from her head She was
painfully but not seriously burned
A barn stored with D00 bushels of
corn7 len tons of cottonseed and nu
merous farming Implements en ths
farm of Mrs Alice McAnulty near Clr
elevllle was destroyed by Are The lost
will approach a thousand dollars
Chartered Tuesday Home and
Stato Company Dallas capital stock
50000 Purpose transacting publlsn
Ing business Incorporators G O
Kunkln Walter A Stevens and Frank
V Holland all of Dallas
A telephone message from Mount
Enterprise states that Lee Lankford
a young single mttnvwas killed Thurs
day night In the store of T J Scogglns
at that place He was shot from am
bush by an unknown iwty
Mrs Mary II Bernard Is dead at De
Rto Her husband George Barnard
was the first white settler In McLennan
county and built the first house In tnt
country and was the first settler In
Waco Mrs Barnard was a sister ol
Governor L S Boss She was Beven
tythrce years old
Bessie Dean dlod at the Sealy Hos
pital at Gaivoston frpm morphine pois
oning selfadmlnlstered She bad been
a resident of Galve3ton for several
years and had led a wretched life fo
the past three years
Frank Bounds working at the Mil
ford gin had his arm caught In a Bhall
and badly broken Thursday evening
The Floridadelegation to the Reput
Hc an National convention has been In
structed to vote tor Mr Rooseyelt M
a unit
J A King living on mile east o
Elmo states that oil was found In a
well on his premises at a depth of 25
feet He offers five acres of land te
any company that will develop the field
where he has found the oil
The rains of Thursday and Friday
were general and tho expressions of
gratification wero full of enthusiasm
The Hillaboro Bar Assoclatlea has
passed resolutions Indorsing the can
aidacy of Hon W C Wear for the of
fice of Attorney General
Negotiations With the State Depart
ment Have Not Been Completely
Broken Otf Says tho Sun
New York Feb 1 A cable dispatch
was received here Satmday night
from an official source in Bogota ac
cording tothe Sun
Tho government is helpless In Kb
effort to prevent war In lebs than a
month from now 10000 men will bo
on the Isthmus
This information confirming ru
mors from Panama that Colombia In
tends organising and wending an ex
pedition against Panama comes as a
surprise in view of tho changed atti
tude of tbo Colombians who bad ap
parently accepted the inevitable and
depended on Gen Rafael Reyes their
special envoy to Washington to save
what he could from tho wreck says
the Sun Gen Upcswas to have
sailed Saturday for Bnrranqullla on
the steamer Velencia but for the sec
ond time he deferred his departure
Gen Pedro Ncllsphlna and De Lucat
Caballero colleagues of Gen Reyes on
the Colombia commission sailed on
tho Velencia
The stories continues on seemingly
good authority it is said that Gen
Reyes remains here because bis nego
tiations with the state department at
Washington have lot been completely
broken off and that ho has a tentative
promise from this government that
Colombia will be taken care of with a
pecuniary balm for hei Injured feel
No comments could be solicited from
Gen Reyes at tho Hotfman House Sat
urday night nn the threatening dis
patch from Bogota
Reyes Doesnt Know
Now York Fob 1 Gen Rafael
ReyOT special envoy from Colombia
said yesterday regarding the report
that his country was about to send an
army to Panama
If Colombia Is thinking of going to
hero In the Interest of the relntegra
moio than 1500 do cn eggs and the
market prlco was 2Qc per dozen mak
ing more than 300 for eggs when tho
thermometer most of tho time was be
low freezing point
Hogbery a Suicide
Bt Augustine Fla Araandus fJ
HogbeVy of Worcester Mass cdmmit
tcd suicide at a hotel In this city by
shooting himself through the right
tample No motive can bo assigned
for tho act Mr Hogbery and his wlfo
returned Saturday from a tour of tho
ISast Coast retorts and expected to
leavo for tho N qrth Sunday afternoon
Thirty Bodies In tho Desert
Bait Lake Utah A surveying party
reports that they found thirty bodloa
In various parts ot Great Salt Desert
Thaiead were victims of thirst and
THE fjl BnlCK CA8C
Denial In GnnffriffThat She Has Been
Parrlone dxand Set Free
London Mrf Floreneo Maybrlck
who is oervfngiallfe sentence for tho
murder of Hb r hiUband has not fcesn
released JbUjLtvVas removed from
Aylesbury prlson8n Ian 25 presuma
bly for the Urnose of recuperation
She IS still f SoIng leneuo Wider
guard and 8gh apparent not n
Inmate ot npymJson she 1U remains
as much a prisoner in the eves of the
law as wherf jBhSpwas at Aylesbury
On authqrltyjof the United States
nmbassy herdtfigAssociated Press Is
authorized to dgflnltely deny that
Mrs MaybrieMhas been pardoned
In spite ofShcJjuyitcy vlh whch
tho offlciasjAMud the action In con
nection with tffjl reported release of
Mrs FlorenceaSaybrtck who Is serv
ing a Hfo senjtyjree for polponlng her
husband It canbojenIfilfcely sattl that
sho Iras beenfejnoved from Aylesbury
prison At thojUnlted States embas
sy It was emphatically declared that
she had not ben pardoned and that
she was stllL aJjirlsoper Wh ro she
has been takeny remains a mystery
but reports frpmAylesbury are to the
effect that sho ahas been removed to
some lnstltutloniln Cornwall The
home office andUho governor of Ayles
bury prison refused t ° make any kind
of a statemen8nthe subject if the
ordinary course had been followed
Mrs Mnybrlclfiwould have been ta
ken to Hollowayflf her Immedlato re
leaso was contemplated but she Is
not there andghas probably oecn re
moved to somgSother prison of less
rigorous discipline where she can re
cuperate prlor toi lief release or pos
sibly she has been conveyed to somo
government home of detention or to
an asylum EL
Tho details gweii In Lloyds Week
ly Newspaper dggarding the visit of
Mrs Maybrlcllfjmplher Baroness de
Rogues to AylesBuVy prison Jan25
appear to be Hct She aftorwards
declared that SlrJSMay brick was very
busy with hcrwark and in mnch bet
ter spirits forward to her
release fffiT
No ReceptgCommunleatlons
Mrs Maybrlck
faardlns the case of
4rKerest1h which has
been rovived liyfreports that she has
been rejflasedtfrjm prlson in England
bonisJn a fewdays Ho saldtbat eo iiientJn the maifer The last lufor
far as ho was concernedhTs negollaJ matlon they had regarding the case
tions with the state department at apd this h nowws6njp inonths old Was
Washington ended with his note of that Mrs MaybriclciproDaHy would
Jan 13 delivered to Secretary Hay be released lals tln the coming sum
Negotiations terminated then ho mer i
ndded unless tho state department ijf
reopens them I have nothing further
to add to that note
Reyes to Remain
Washington Feb 1 > Oen
Mrs Maybrlcj < fn Liverpool
London ThsrDallyMall says that
Mrsf Maybrlck Is now In Liverpool
Rafael on < 1 hat tno following conditions at
Reyes the Colombian envoy who came taoh t0 her releaseffrpm prison
That she was
appear on tho
tlon of Panama in a letter from New public stage or write a book of her ex
York to Dr Thomas Herran tho Co POrlences andshaUp no way en
lombian charge announced that ha deavor to attwU P lfo attention to
had decided to postpone his departure herself l t Ml
for Colombia but gave no reason for
his action nor any indication as to
when ho expected to leave for home
Saw Neohbor ABurned
Pittsburg Pa Neighbors of Henry
Magel were compelled to stand help
lessly by and see htm burned to
death In the ruins of his home which
was wrecked by an explosion of gas
Charles Magel a son of Henry was
also killed his legs being burned off
after he was crushed by a falling
wall Five other members of the
family were fnjurcd but all will re
Great Place for Poultry
Cameron Texas Cameron and the
surrounding country Is a great place
for poultry Within tho past week
Mrs Maybrjck tfiBe2Release d
London Tha newspapcrs announce
that Mrs Maybrlck romoval from
AlesburyprIsonana xp re > s the be
lief that she will teVeliased within
Jtwo or three months
Nacogdoches Receipts and 8tock
Nacogdoches exasrtTho total cot
ton receipts of Nacogdoches for tho
present season to this date are 17600
bales 14085 by Wagon and 3415 by
railroad at tho compress It Is estim
ated that not oyer lfo bales remain
In the hands of th tfarmers of this
county j
Need of Wo rk Stoek
Marlln Texas Complaint comes
from sections of the county ot lack of
sufficient work stock fpr plowing Thl3
thero has been shipped out of hero s a rosuU ot fflilny dylnB re
contly from blind staggers and other
diseases <
Pittsburg fcxas JfJaV residence of
Dr W B Black Vaslburn d Baturday
afernoon the fire originating la the
kitchen ceiling Lossfttnhoiise J1800
Insured In the German for 1090
Nearly all the household goods were
Vaste OJI Burned
Sour Lake Texas Dr J A South
worth returned fromBatsQn Sunday
afternoon and reports that tho fire of
Saturday night was confined to waste
oil and that so damage was dona to
property h
Whitney Had Operation
New York Wa C WJjtney was op
erated on Sunday for jappcndlcltlo
w pHfm
F P LUCK Agent Shiner Texas i
This fine beer is for sale in Sliluer by B J Wattgctnaan Ajijj
Schramm Joe Mnclin and J O Mikulcnka and at Dreyer by
Ad Scalze
Embraced a Clause Similar to the Piatt Amendment
in the Cuban Constitution N
Panama Jan 30 After a bitter de
late tho constitutional convention
passed an act substantially similar to
tho Piatt amendment In tho Cuban
constitution It only obtained a bare
majority and caused many vlolsnt
Bpcechcs Tlw act reads that the gov
eminent Of the United < State3 of Amer
ica may Intervene at any point 1 tho
lepubll of Panama In order to rs es <
labllsh public peace and constitutional
order If sh has been disturbed In the
event that by virtue of a treaty or
convention that nation assumes or has
nssunied an obligation to guarantee
the Independence nd sovereignty
th cycameicfromtAmadorfwho surfj
ly wilt bo jthe fTrst rci nfj hrough
hlsjioraonal Influence ho inonagqi
pass It despitb the strpagest opposi
Buchanan tho minister leaves net
Tuesday and probably will pot return
on account of private business The
teport here Is that Gudger the consul
Mr Eleta of Panama Says 4000 Sol
dlers Are on the Frontier
New Orleans La C B Eleta a
prominent merchant of Panama reach
ed here Friday direct from that coun
try via Bocas del Toro with the news
that 4000 enraged Colombian soldiers
are on the Panama frontier awaiting
word from tho leaders to march on to
Panama and Colon He says the offl
clals of the new republic of Panama
aro malting no preparations to pr6T
vent the Invasion beciuso they aro
absolutely depending on the effective
riess of tho 2000 American marines
stationed on tho lino of tho Panama
railroad to oppose tho Colombians
There wera 2000 men front the
United States worships stationed
around Panama and Colon In defense
Ot the Panama railroad and also to
protect tho republic of Panama against
an Invasion declared Mr Eleta who
left Panama last Thursday At the
Empire camp one of tho healthiest
places oa the line there are 000 ma
rines and an additional 606 at Bas
Obispo while between Darien and the
Costa Rlcan frontier on thei Pacific
side BOO are scattered These com
bined forces are sufficient to repel any
attack the Colombians may attempt
and If the army of 4000 swoopa down
on Panama they will find the Ameri
cans strongly fortified and able to
drive the Invaders back over the fron
tier and Into the mountains where
they will probably all Into the bands
of the San Bias Indians and be anni
hilated In Panama the government
was not alarmed Tho merchants
wero taking the situation without fear
and were going about their business
In the usual way Every person took
the view that It was not necessary for
the Panama soldiers to keep a lookout
for the enemy as tho Panamans be
lieve the United States marines arc
on the Isthmus to do tho fighting and
If necessary sendreinforremeBts
general will probably get the post
The Panama Legation
Washington Jan 30 W W Rub
I ell at present secretary of Legation
at Caracas has been appointed In
charge of th Amerncan location at
Panama and ho will conduct the bus
iness of tho latter legation after the
departure of Minister Buchanan who
tails from Colon next Tuesday lor tbe
tnlt > d States Mr Buchanan will f
sign as soon as he reaches Washing
ton In accordame with iho under
standing ho had when he accepted the
mission Panamar Mr RnejBell prob 1
ably will bo named to succeed Mr
nuclianans Pt v <
n 4 w j ji 11 1 1
fsl v 5een0s Suppressed 1
Panama The act pas3 ufor Amer
ican interference caused sucli C3olto
ment that two meetings wore called
by tho natives and the negro iolement
to protest The government suppress
edjUhe meetings The foiling Is very
Bullet Through His Heart
Dallas Texas Bishop Holmes a
member of a prominent family ot
Greenville and well known over the
state killed himself Friday with a re
volver ho ball going through his
heart The verdict of tho coroner won
that ho came to Ills d ath by a pistol
shot fired by hlmsolf Ho was about
30 years of ago Holmes waa a son
of Capt J T Holmes a retired bank
er of Greenylllo Ho was for a num
ber of years In tho cotton products
business at Greenville Terrell Fort
Worjh and Oklahoma City hut roocnt
ly In ths Insurjrrice business at Fort
Alleged Counterfeiters
New Orlean3 La United States
Secret Service Agent Looby assisted
by Deputy Sheriff CharlOs Pocot and
Judge O W Brown made n capturu
Of alleged counterfeiters near Frank
lin 8t Mary parish Friday which m
believed to be one of the most Impor
tant ever mads In this state Joe
Bruno and Domlnlck Lupo alias Bos
eo were taken into custody letters
and licenses thow they formerly oper
ated a saloon < at 140 North Sanga
mon street Chicago fhrco hundred
of tho dollars wero found on the men
Gushers No Longer Gush
Beaumont Texas A report that la
cicdltsd Indirectly by Manager and
President B W Pipkin of the Paraf
Cne Oil Company Is to tho effectthat
the gushers at Batson no longor gush
Mr PJpkln however seems to think
that thl3 Is duo rather to tho clogging
ot the wells than to a natural dlmlaii
tlon In tho pressure and supply Do
veJopment there continues
Cut Rte on Grain
Kansas City Mo Tho Missouri
Kansas and Texas Friday announced
a 12c rate on wheat apd corn from
Kansas CPy to Galveston effective
on Fob 1 The present rate Is 37c on
wljeat and 14c on corn

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