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ΤΟΙΛ ΜΚ XIV. WAXAHACHTK, TEXAS. \νΚΙ»Μ·»Ι»ΛΥ, MAV Ιβ. UHK». M MBKK M. LURED TO HIS DEATH ψ fiMitr (juroH felled to the Door in< nie» Strmtj l>. St Petersburg, May lfi At the inquest on t h»· body of Father Gapon which was found May Π in the up per chamber of a house in the sum mer euburg of Ozerki, Finland M. Margolin, and others positively iden tified the bod> The autops. show ed that he received a blow on the head The theory Is that Revolu tionists were listening in an adjoin ing room ami heard Father Qapon betray his connections with the gov ernment and that Futenberg, the Terrorist leader, who Is said to have lured the priest to bis death, rushed in, felled him to the floor and hange ed him. Marble Yard Changes Hands. W. G. McClaln has sold the Waxa hachie Marble and Granite Works to J. M. Youngblood and C. A Wit kins, and the business will be con tinued under the firm name of J. M. Youngblood & Co. The new proprie tors of this enterprise are well known to the people of Waxahachle and vi cinity. Mr Youngblood was born and reared in the Avalon country, but has resided in Waxahaehie for a number of years. He worked In the store of D. Egger for some time, and later was appointed as a rural carrier for one of the routes out of Waxahaehie. His resignation as a carrier has been forwarded to the proper authorities. Mr. Wllkins has been engaged in the tombstone busi ness for the past fourteen years, and as a cutter and engraver he has few •superiors. He has performed some of the most artistic work ever turned out by any marble yard in the coun try. Gilmore the paper-nanger and dec orator at Campbell-Dunnaway Go's. 2 4 years experience, knows his busi ness, ask anybody. Respectfully so licits your patronage. Save you about half on wall papers, 5000 1906 samples to select from. tf Alfalfa Hay. I am now offering the new cut ol ufalfa. D. H. THOMPSON, 31 Ill \l> \ I \|(·Λ SU KIIKI). t 'IliM Wife lU'Hlfn In ΙΚ-nlli W illi η Hatcliet nt l>enver. IIiowi May I' An eleven year old (fir!, known a* the wife of Geo Contest!, allas George Walsh. was found dead Tuesday in a h flu se of t h city She had been beaten to death with :t half Uet and her head nearly severed from her body The ehfld wife was Salvatore Sarico be fore her marriage to Contestl, which took place at San Francisco six mouths ago Rothenberg & Schloas cigars, Chas Summers. Little Gems. Little Roth enberg. Arthurettee, El Cortel, La Pascorel. Tusker, R « S clear Ha vana. Londres, and any other five cent goods In 10 cent goods Roth ernberg. Rothchllds, Esplna Londres, Espina Conches, E] Rtcarde and other popular brands Williams Mose ley. tf X«w Section Introduced. Washington. May 16.—A new sec tion of the railroad rate bill was proposed in the senate bv Senator La Follettee, providing for an Inves tigation by the commission to ascer tain the face value of property on every railroad, etc. To Punish Cotton Future Dealers. | Washington, May 16.—Represen-ι tative Heflin of Alabama introduced | a bill in the house punishing persons ' dealing In cotton futures or maintain ing an establishment for such pur pose. Penalties are fine of not less than $3,000 and ten years' imprison ment Investigation Resumed. Philadelphia. May 16.—Interstate commerce commission met here Tues day to resume investigation into the alleged connections between rail roads and large coal companies, DIM» l\ PTKI/D. OUI Man .Attempts to Plow and is Later Found l>cad. An old man named Shelton died in his field near Palmer Monday af ternoon. Because of old age he had not been in the habit of working in the field, but insisted on plowing died while he vu in « of Un field alone. DIPLOMAS AWARDED 'ifteen Yoenq rien and Υ«β·< ladies Compose this Year's Class. The annual rnninrni ement exer ts» ·λ of ι ht· Waxahachic high school a· if held hist night In the audi torium of (ho school building Ια -pite of I he heavy rain which fell .·esterday afternoon and of Ihe muddy ondition of the streets th« large au ditorium was comfortably filled with friends and patrons of the school. Music for the occasion was Γjirnish i d by thw Wise orchestra, at»u sever al numbers were delightfully render ed while the crowd was assembling, The departure from the custom of having every member of the class take some part In the program prov ed to be a most pleasing innovation. The class this year was larger than usual and only those securing highest honors appeared on the program.. Flowers were also excluded this year, a fact which will receive the commendation of ali friends of the school. ι When the curtain went up at 8:15 j the fifteen young men and young ladies, composing this year's class, formed a very pretty picture, seated in a row which extended entirely across the stage. To the rear of the class sat all the members of the faculty. Others on the stage were Mr. Chalmers McPherson, pastor of the Main Street Christian church, Hon. T. J. Cole, president of the school board. .1. J. McQuatters, J. Lea Gammon, W. Singleton, Col. R. H. Connally and C. W. Gibson, members of the board. Hon. J. M. Alderdice and City Attorney J. M. Eskridge. The first number on the program was the invocation by Mr. McPher son. SuperlntenÛent A ο kir then extend ed a few words of greeting to the friends of the school. He reviewed the work of the year, and said that the wonderful progress made was due in a great measure to the. cheerful co-operation of all patrons of the 'school. Regular attendance on the (part of the pupils had much to dc , with the school's success, and h< t nrnefl that thle be continued in th< ι years to come. He stated that dur i ing the year just closing the labora tory had been fitted up at the ex pense of about $200. and that a great many volumes had been added to the library. He spoke of school 1 room decoration, saying that it was 'imperative that the environment of the child be made as attractive as possible. Some work had also been accomplished iu the way of land scape gardening. At the conclusion of Prof. Acker's remarks the class chorus was render ed in a highly creditable manner The salutatory was delivered by Sadie Blanche Ralston and the valedictory In Miss Marguerite Ava letle t'alfee These young ladies acquitted themselves admirably, their papers showing (hat much care and study had been exercised in their preparation The (lass history was by Kdward Rowland Barrow .ml the class pro phecy by Henr> l<ee Ingram, and a pleasing presentation of each sub ject was tlveli In a -hort appropriate addn ('it* Altornc» Kskridge pi nted 'lie scholarships, which were given by [the I'nlverslty of Texas and South western I'lilverslly at Georgetown .Uni h llolm'ships wcte awarded to Μl: Mauui il'· ι Iti I'he diploma.-. wer«· then pre·» nled ι i.> Hon .1 M VIdentic», this ere mony betliK preceded b) a mosl ··* ι el lent address In the t la»> The folio» ιiiκ >οιιηκ men and Ivoiig ladle- iotu|HJs»"d 'h» cl.I - of t'urlin Klunm <· Κκιί· lllaiu ! ! Kills XI· yu.liter -U.lle HI,in· h. Lion Moienn M· .«or V«u> \ \* lilt·· Kilma I I. » I.nul H< I loti ii Kerdliiumle UUwn ΙΙ· η> ' I had Iw»b trvtiUnl «tilt klilmi illMWt for I hi· !*·« fi»· |tM(· • rllan KuUri H Well*. ··! ΛιΙ<·», Mu "I leal «aJ tcitt f<-i' »rH mil *l(k IikWIHNI t>h> •kUlu ·Μ ·1Ι ι· ·«« intnl tlllHM' ««Itcf I ΙιΜ h-)»i · Kt4nr< t'vir· tut I··· ik»« I·* batttM · i»r»4 M* ttil I tn ηα· χ>«·4 ι » J »»ll lMrlk| ll> >«lwr kliMt irr*««iari I(<·» »ir nt'rn ι «ttami t>) rterww»· <l'«akUMi or ictitai M 1—4 '«» II· 114·»· tt Μη (»» 4· («β h»l»> · K<4tri t 'trt θ \V ΠΜΜΙ» Μ*·« V>. Mtu ·*·! fa» u« <·βλ1· »> Μ ι «t. «M < » I •Μ Γι«4ι tmriitn * l( TK\< HKItS %ltK KI.WTKI». Tre«tii*s Met «III* Mt'rhlnK Ιο Nan»»· Teacher» for \ext Year. The board of trustees held a meet ing this morning and elected the teacher* to be employed In the city public hi hools next year The teach ers named are subject to assignment, and the list I» am folows (; Β Winn. high school principal; Ρ J. Herndon. Ε I). Criddle, Clyde Walton Hill. T. T. U*wis, J. Β Baker. Misses Kate Crlddle. Mary Caldwell. Ethel Allen, l.ula Saltet fleUl. l.lllian t'hllpott. Gladys Tingle. Nannie Johnson. Hallle Mr Pherson, Jeannette MeDuffle. I.lna Qualte, Fannie Malone. Mary Chapman, Berta Curlln and Mrs. Mabel Craven. Oak Lawn school, colored: Prof. Burnett, principal: P. E. Gold t h wait, Ollie Easter and Smlthie Richie. The board fixed Monday, Septem ber 17. as the date for the begin ning of the next term Beginning with the next term all teachers employed in the city schools will be required to submit to a medi cal examination before their con tracts are signed by the board. Any teacher sufferelng from tuberculosis or front some infectious disease will not be admitted by the board. Dr. H. O. Stacey and Dr. D G. Thomp son were appointed by the board as medical examiners. KVGINKKR BADLY Hl'RT. Fearfully Bruised By Breaking of Side Bar on Fngine. When about seven miles out of Fort Worth this morning one of the side rods on Central passenger en gine No. parted, and as a result Sam Clopton, the engineer, was in jured in a fearful manner. His side of the cab was torn all to pieces. That Mr. Clopton was not killed out right seems only the part of miracu lous. The train was delayed about two hours and twenty minutes by reason of the accident. The engine which pulled the west bound train to Fort Worth this morning was sent out to take the place of the disabled locomotive. Dr. Meharg came out with the engine to look after Mr. Clopton's Injuries. In the hurried examination that was made Dr. Me harg '.could not determine the extent οί the Injuries, but he was of the ' opinion that no bones were broken The injured man was placed in the I baggage car and taken to his home at Ennis. Dr. Meharg accompanying I him. The Farmers' Institute. The Ellis County Farmers' Insti- ] tute and Swine Breeders' Association will have a joint meeting in Waxa hachie Friday and Saturday. May -.r) and SC. There will he a fine displav of hogs, sheep and goats. Suitable premiums will be given. Breeders from other counties are in vited to bring their stock. Good speakers will lie present and a nice program will be carried out ■IAS. S. DAVIS. Pres. Farmers' Institute. Κ Κ. ERWIN. I 'res Swine Breeders Assn. MwImh M^HIrr. There will he a business meeting of the Epworth League next Friday evening at s o'clock at the church, immediately .ifter the business meet ing we will have out literary meet ing \ 11 members urged to lie près ent PRESIDENT NEGRO PURSUES WOMAN fith ι ftrrv* Kaifr the Iratr Irives · Womm fro· Her Ho«f. With a Ion* bladed knife drawn η u threatening manner James Franklin, a young rsegro. yesterday afternoon drove Mrs Copeland. a widow. from her home Into a bear ing rain The negro also pursued [he woman some distance. but wan frightened away by three white men who heard Mr». Copeland'» cries for fielp From the negro's actions tt was evidently his purpose to commit criminal assault. The affair occur red about a mile from Brltton The negro Is about twenty years old. and was chopping cotton for Mrs Copeland He wen! lo the house when it began raining and forced his way into Mrs. Copeland'* room by kicking the door open, leav ing the muddy print of his foot on the door Flourishing a knife In r>ne hand he made an attempt to strike [he woman, but she eluded him and fled from the house. She ran about half a mile with the negro in pursuit when white men came to her protection The negro turned «id ran but was soon overtaken and aptured He was taken to Britton ind turned over to Deputy Sheriff Charley Williams. The attempt of ;he negro to attack Mrs. Copeland aused considerable excitement in he britton community, and the of ficer started at once with the prls uner for Waxahachle, making the rip by private conveyance. At Mid othian he was joined by City Mar shal Massinglll. The officers reach ed here yesterday evening about 6 3'clock and placed the negro in jail. KO|i«'r> Hotel Arrival·». G. S. Clark. Chattanooga; W. A. Chesnutt, Waco; W. F. Shook. Dal las; C. O. Moses, College Station; W. I,. Dillard, Waco; A. B. Miller, Cincinnati; C. W. Hawley, Dallas; ■John Booth. Dallas; J. T. Sockwell, Dallas. W. B. Francis, Dallas; W. C. I Glover, Mempht^. Tenn. ; .1. E. Lee, Dallas; Lee D. Martin. Brownwood; W. B. Park, Hereford; Ο H. Weie singer. Waco; Ira H. Medbery, Ne» York; C. W. Moffett. Corslcana; Por ter Lewis. Cincinnati; R. G. Gebhart Fort Worth; C. .M. Winkler. City; B F. Sneed. Dallas. W. M. Spurlock. Forresion. Harmony Republican Club. All republicans of Waxahachie and vicinity are respectfully urged to be present at the meeting of the Har mon> Republican Club tonight. May 16. at the W Ο W. hail. SECRETARY For Your Desert [Nothing is nicer than Gelatine. All flavors of Dr. Prices Jelly Sugar and Jellvcon at i X 10c or 3 packages for 25c | J. B. HINE.S I For & general grocery line, this store is it. Trials don't cost much. Both Phones Roy Connally Are You Hungry? If su. M'fui u> \ ur rr f ■: Groceries. I h it's what we ire here for to feed hungry people f'h >nt· or der·· receive pnmp m l careful Mention Hree P. P. Smith 6 Co., ι The Store You Can Depend on When you buy GROCERIES LEIGH BROS 'hone 54 FOLETi llOKEY^TAR Our·· Cold·· Pn>Mt· fnauiBMla Blur's Keystone Stationery and Τ ablets A n-jw line just received. We ir< showing s* m·. »f the verv best 10-cent values ν >u ever saw in t ihlets ind envelopt■> t match. In the long prin ces»» shape we have ι ι |jr»'c s.irietv at styles, I inJ we c;tn match in ! ■nvel"p!· t«» everv M vie ! M tablet we sell Kin»· Box Papers "le with j litems, j vin ire 11 it ν inv le I *τι Herring Drug Co. «•I I %l.» M» Jfcciue 2/our C/ecintng and iPrcss/ng. our Done at Farley's Haberdashery I he best of work κ a medium price ar^· our of ferings in this line. Work called for and delivered. Every Hat A Star And there are stars enough for every head—no matter the size of the man, no matter the size of the head—the full ness or thinness of the face—we have the hat to suit. Beimont Soft Hats $3 Stetson soft hats $5 to $7 Knox stiff hats $3 to $5 Straw hats $1 50 to $3.50 Tell-The-Truth Clothiers. Beautify the Complexion IN IM BAY*.' Nadinola The UNEQUALED BEAUTlFlcR, formed by thouundi; guaranteed to remove freckle·* ati f a ci* V dii—WwUmwi and reitori A< Wauty oi youtk The wowrt ease* in twenty Jays. 50c. ano J1.00 at alT leading drag store*, or by mail ky NATIONAL TOiLET CO.. · PmrtM. Tmm Sold In Wmxabmchle by all leading druggists. eoddAwtt HERE S A CASE. IN POINT 1' s tin j< ί vvol-» η . u poi η til. fil to. watch. locket. or whatever ι may \h Jewelr> value is not determin ed upon mere appearance. Intrinsic value has much to do with »' Noth ing χ» den-eptive as jewelrj Th»1 onl> safeguard is buying from .» rep utable concern Whatever >ou *uot ve have at whatever price you want it We <impl> guarantee to give you the b«»M possible value In town Joe A. Harris The Jeweler Great Special Sale of 18-pc Sets MONDAY ■ MAY - 21st I ο rrore thoroughly idvertiM? >ur Queenswarc It— ρ «rtment we offer the following special bargains in lH-pv sets (f> cups, u saucer*. #> plat ο s) t<>r ont· day. Monday, May 21. only. Λ will interest v>u l * |* V\ hit*· >#9V)I irtitv r>L%\ii&T " i* ι» KiKi Whit»* vwi hjforkwft, r^fuUf U *muk , ... ?ri * - ·· * I MnvraMl Ρ · « é* η ft 'li·' % - >» »«-«! Γ*'* > ' -ν : -IT fî * ·» I The Oldham Hardware Co. f") η - t M in V* 11J A tuaranifp oi islisltction with ever* «elf