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THL WAXAHACHIE DAILY LIGHT.
f \ * _ ■ . ■ ' ". ■ ' ' ·.' ' ·. !( ':ν/·!·^ΐ VOLUME XIII. WAXAHACHIE. TEXAS. MONDAY. FEBRUARY j6, iqo6 miiuocd MARCH THE THIRTIETH Is the late hxe< for the ExecntiM of tie Nejro Albert Johnson. Mbiii Johnson, the negro who murdered and robbed .1 Η Taylor near Waxahachi·· last Inly «ill be legally executed between II o'clock η m. :t η cl sundown on Friday. March in, Johnson wan taken before lbe court this afternoon at o'clock that sen tence might he passed on him and the date of execution fixed. While sentence Vus being pronounced on Johnson hi- displayed no sign of emo tion, and when asked if he had any thing to say why the verdict of I he court should not be carried out. re plied very coolly in the negative The negro was convicted al the last term of the court and given the death penalty Λ motion for a new trial was filed, but was overruled. An appeal to the court of criminal ap peals was then taken, but was forfeit ed by Johnso» escaping from jail January 9. \tjer recusing his sentence John son %as taken back to the jail by yfieriff Minnick and again placed in y the death cell, which he has occupied since his recapture after breaking jail. The death watch will be set to night George Rose will be on guard at niglii and Joe Crow will have tin· day watch. («ont to South Texas. Secreta.v iiuiulson deparied Sun day night ι ι join Μι Ε. D. Smith of South Gat oil and Hon. R. T. Milner, state p;ofident of the South ern Cotton As3 îcistion. at Taylor to day. Front there they go to appoint ments at A isiin, Marcos. San Antonio and Weimar. They will be J in San Antonio Mr>rch 1 and 2, ind \ will close theit wti kV work .·ι Wei mai' Mari h Mr Hudson h us fur "Mtal »veek Iκ·ι'η receiving letters from man i farmers throughout South Texas. ask ing that orK.mi7.i'rs visit that section Mi Smith will remain Iti Texas alto j fee»hoi- mor»· than two months, ant Mr Hudson intends having him κ|κ·ιιΙ again in Waxahachie and also at En ills before hi· finally leaves the state I >ιιι· notice will lie given in the ronn tv papeis of these appointmeiits J Thousands of Bills county cltifceiv who failed to hear Mr Smith hen and at Italy are anxious for him t( ! return to the count) Mr Hudsot i'says his fellow citizens of the count; I shall not be disappointed WAXAHACHIAN NAMED Dr. Hornbeak Appointed <i Member of ai Education»! Committee. At tile annual meeting iff the Stati Teachers' Association al Han Antonlc it was decided to constitute two com m it tecs whose duty it is to keep Tex as teavhers in touch with educational progress. Superintendent Fulton ol Cleburne, president of the Stati Teachers' Association, has just an nounced the following committees: Committee on educational progress in Texas: W. S Sutton, I'niversity of Texas: S, L. Hornbeak, Trinity I'niversity: S. C. Wilson. Hunlsville; S M. X. Marrs, Terrell: W. A. Pal mer, San Marcos. Committee on educational progress without state: P. W. Horn, Hous ton; 11 C. Pritchett. Huntsville. I). F ICagleton. Sherman: .1. I, Long. Dallas; .1 W. Smith, Caldwell Waxahachie (las and Electric Com pany makes no charges for repairing lights for customers who use our lamps, where new material is not required. 81 HENDERSON IS NO HOR former Speaker of House of Rç>rcseHtt fives Dies et Dflta<iie, low«v ι Piiliiiqii», la l"«-b. ?h Kump 'Speaker I) 11 Henderson of the us tlonal house of representatives died a 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon a! Mere; . hospital of paresis, which attacked hir ι nine months ago. He began to sinl Friday afternoon, rallied Satnrda; j morning. In the afternoon lapsed inti unconsciousness and failed rapidly nil til the enil cam·· \il of his famil; I except a son in California, were at hi bedside, lint Colonel Henderson liai been unab/· to rer^n'-'.e an\ om XX-BriUKE:: iien υκκβοχ. l'Ut 11 is wite since ;< week atço 11 χ r1 η ρ ι on Friday when f]p partly :ii*^f3 his montai facilities. Colonel Henderson was stricken with paresis last May. and his condition grew so t;rave that lie was lentoved to a hospital in September. His con dltion remained practically unchanged, except for I hp usual progrès» of a such m dis asp till a week ago last Friday. He suffered another stroke, which resulted in total blindness. The for mier speaker failed rapidly physically and menially until Friday, when nl> mental power* returned for a few hours, followed by a relapse, which ended in a relapse. The funeral will be held r.ejt Thurs Forjjj^VtfConK'-^'isymimrfè^r mr j ontemgt oj court ^ tÎÏTT-ai < iio*r· Colonel Henderson was a native ο Scotland. but rame to this count r) while young. He served sever· l ter aw 3n congress, voluntarily retiring, litically. he was a Republican. DAILY MARKET REPORT Furnished by «lie Cotton K.vt hange ο 1». Η. Wilson Ap Co. New York Futures Yes Today'! Month Close Close March 10.32 10.26 Ma ν 10.55 10.4 .Tul> 10.72 10.60 New Orleans Futures. March «0 4Γ. 10.32 Mav 10 t>.) 10.a'.'. j.litlj 10.8:; 10.70 Chicago WMeat. j m») s ' ''·· litl> S1 *« Sl < hica^»· < >«ts. Mtt> ' ; ,llll> !" 's Ci·· < hiOKo I urn Ma» '0 , lu I ν '-S''·, "· Waxuliaclilt Mark· ' I Middling Cotton, basis I No - Wheat Mixed Far Corn · > lo ·> ! Hulk Oats - t<> ; : Oats, ictail <0 to 4 Mull net »■·■« ( nniMti ιμ· t uml » h> lο<·al applications i- thej r*ai »h»· ·!!-··.«-· »î portion of th»· » a» fhrt ι on h on»· wnv to rur* deafnens an That t* l>v « onHtlfrtit»nnI «'lacdl^ I»*»ain«·** · auM-d h\ h tnflam* t-ondlllon of th«· murou* ! 1141 nie of lb Ku&tai hian Tub*· Wh*n 'h· - tube I irifiaii t-·) * *>t» h**»· » rt»mM-njc -ou η j or lmiw*rfi»« t ht*ailHK. an*1 wln*n »t I • utfrH* < |ον*μ1, ikiftlHHi i» the httii M;l·*··**» th< influuati- 'an t t tnW««i» out ιη·1 <hl» teb» r«*wt<»r«K! ' It* normal condition. hearing «III \ ,dr» t^«l forrTff ηιη· < out < i ten at»* ·νλϋΜ(Ι fc> t'atarrh « hl« fc nothing but An »nflsitf?e«l omIUlon < th»* tuu<o:> urtAn \\ .· ·%ίΙΙ (tlv** HuiuIm t (Hi Jar* for it> ·α*»> »f DPiflwNMi ' inn»» by «atnrrh» 'but amnot t«' cunnl H*tT* Γ*! ·' € * t s * * «l'tal ' s; 4 fr»·· V » (ΊΙΚΧβΙ λ « I Τ»Νο Q s<44 1 !* l**uo?l*t#. Τ *» Γ* k.· Η»ΙΓ« Pu mil « 111!» foi nm ! »t twite·. iuitnt; tor îo* >»·,*ΙΙι* * ffMR I \ % m«*h y ·*« 1 #«·»t» <1 H» **·» \« 1 Hutu iu«.tr • f Mmf ts λϊ ttwr < V·η t rail φ·ίη>< ρ*· fi'»i Hï-fiil ι »,* · -*V 1 h - f«*M Îtâ| «Hlth «*«* U· h, · " · r!nt»fti ftra'ftiMt*» tif « i*«4* pa.«M*n • ! Π|« '<1 i ..>!*·· ! , A***-*#* r v* «m> ■ *-# · m ο»-fi u t*- «t#*fwi; «χι 'II· w»«iUi»ta4 *r«m f . tu si&utr^ -h' «»h M<i *» ιβ* llttff imImmi*-· a 1* λU'on * fc Ε she <·!ομη5 the door fn»m the infeirif she was unable ίο open 1* again. Th« seli locking attachment refused tri work, and ihere was no way of open μ ing Mi·· door from th« outsid·· It was n«*arl\ train tin»· and th· voting lady was beroming most frantic Something had to be done and that hurrie<]|\ The voting operator took in th'» situation at a glanre. and saw that th*' only way to release «h»- fair ^ prisoner would be by foreing 'hé lork from tli»· inside Hastily securing .» ladder he made ingress to the lava ι tor\ through the transom and soon : had th» door open. The young: lady rame from the prison showering a profusion of ihanUs upon her re.s ' ruer I rit I A UUIM DEATH Black Rivisher Meets Deserved fate in Loaisiand. Shreveport, La, Fob 2t> At "> o'clock Saturday afternoon Wilt/. I'age. thi· negro charged with crim inal assault upon Miss Garni, a I I year-old white girl, at Arcadia, ha., was taken from officers by a mob, conveyed to the scene of the crime, and lynched. Page was arrested at noon Satur day with two other suspects, and all were carried before the victim and her sister, and Page was positively ι identified as the right man. Deputy Sheriff Curry then took 'charge ο! tile-prisoner and proceeded back tu Arcadia, the county seat, in a vehicle. The mob followed and the officer, finding that he could not get away, slipped from his vehicle with the prisoner and took to the woods, believing the mob would follow the empty vehicle with the driver Γροη learning of the ruse I he mob became furious, and taking blood hounds, ι tracked down the officer and took bis ] prisoner from him «•overnor manchard was notified and ordered out the militia, which ar rived too late. The men look the negro back to the scene of his crime, and taking a quantity of oil prepared to 1 Governor Blanchard, commanding ■ him lo prevent ihe burning, ihe sher iff prevailed upon the mob for law and order, and a hasty trial was held ai the scene of the crime, the negro found guilty, and riddled with bul lets. his body being torn to pieces with shots fired by the immense throng gathered. \fter the shooting the mob form ed. and. conveying the negro's bod> to the exact spot where the crime was committed, laid it upon a pile of woo'd and drenched it with coal oil and set tire to it. The mob remained until the body was burned to a crisp and then dispersed in a ver.v quiet ι manner. rh*a> of (iuilty. I'll*· following picas (if guilts hav· t bfen at <»pted in he ronni> run ' I R Powell. \ i ii u I'M11 « »i · a ; minoi fined $ tliil Kidd. Uei-ping uame ! j ιined SI·· ι t'atesmit and return $♦· ν a» , ' < t .ni Fruii and I ruck t ; ι « . Con t! MMiun of IVxas On ^al* I*· . 1 and ' ♦'» I ami! March ' Will Moon Haidwar· ('<un IKtiiN loi • ■Icetrii light glolw*·* .YctniJ^urnleT^^nKenT orders ironi DISTRICT COURT ΠΕΕΤί (ir«n4 Jury Or#41117 c4 m4 (k«rft 0 Court DtlivrrN lo tlut My. Th»· February term of th· district court convened this motnlng ai 10::!0 with Judge Ι Κ Millard on the bench Owing to the busy season with tin· farmers just beginning the attendance »as< not very large The (nil of the docket «as deferred un til this afternoon and th·· work of organizing th'· grand jnr> proceeded wilh That Ikid y was empanneled and sworn In and th·· court's charge delivered at th·· forenoon session The following citizens of the coun ty were selected to serve as the in quisitorial body during (his term of court : c W Gibson, Waxahachie, fore man; .1 S. Campbell. Waxahachie; XV H Davis, Waxahachie; Joe Por terfieid. Waxahachie; Τ Ο. Fountain, Knnis. Wm Kllison. Knnls; Λ Mar tin, Palmer; John Snyder, Ferris ; J. I, W. Forbes, Mountain Peak; .1 N. Spence, Italy; Joab Hendricks. I,one Cedar !>. S Goble. Crisp. The following; riding bailiffs were appointed by Sheriff Minnlck and qualified by the court: .1 H Smith. L. G Kunyon, fi F. Abbott, .1. C. Sims. .1 I,. Shippey, Frank Hughes. George Singleton. J. ; H. Deveretix. Κ Η Cunningham. A. j W Wilson. Tom Morgan, Tom God frey. .i H. Forehand, .1 I McCalpln. In his charge to the grand jury ihe court called attention to the most ι important and most common offens- | es in the criminal code, such as mur- j (1er. assault with intent to murder, | aggravated assault, robbery, theft, forgery, swindling and embezzlement. In referring to th·· offense of rape the court said ibis crime was a dis grace to ι he state of Texas and to tin· whole South. The man who was brute enough to commit such a hein ous offense did not deserve to live j and should receive the extreme pen ally of the law in»· «ia.nu juin rciTivtu msi rue lions to make dilligent investigations into the offense of unlawfully cavrv ing arras. The court said that in these days of advanced civilization there was no excuse for a man roam ins around the rojf. : ; Jojidea » own will! pistols, bowie knives, dirks nnn slung-shots like a robber in Turkey. The court's charge along this line was very emphatic and positive. Attention was called to gambling The court said that the gambler did not add anything to the body politic, bill w;is continually taking away from same The gambler was character ized as a menace to society, as an j agent for the ruin and destruction ol man; young men The allurements of fered by the gambler to make a liv- j ing without working induces young ; in»·ii to enter thai profession They then lake lu drink and eventually be- , come criminals. The grand jurv ;il- ' s»ι received instructions to look out for tin· gamblers who lav around, branches and outhouses during the! t.ill season loi 'lit· purpose ol >b bing cot I on pic 'I- of their hard1 earned mom ν The court uiged the grand jurv to investigate the conduct of all coun ty iilui precinct officers, and to see that then book· and all n-cords were properly kept The grand jurv inei ihi> afternoon al 1 " lo begin deliberations Tile call of ι he civil docket ι» now in progress and will probabiv be ci ι ni pie iii* afternoon Litigants ill divorce piiic.i-dings will hav»· ι hearing tomorrow I aimer·· I ili»m Member- ol the Kill ini tio borrowed ibe chairs iv hall and failed 10 re RRY S KOHKKTSO 1 h Th.. hntl.uiuoK·, Te I Roc Κ Candy Syrup | V" ♦ Pure rock candy syrup is made from granulated su • gar. That is the kind we offer you in half and one • gallon cans. No glucose—no impurities—but the ♦ finest grade that can be purchased. 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