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Β VOLUME XIV. WAXAH.Um, TEXAS. WEDYEHDAV. JUNE 27. Ι»Οβ X UMBER 71· SPRINGS A SENSATION ¥it««s ta a Mertrr Usf Avtrs Ilut He Filstty Testified. Warn. June 27 A sensation »;ικ sprung Tuesday morning in the trial of Mark Ulce, charged with the mur der of Luther Phelan Andrew Pra ther. a witness, who two days ago testified that he was present and saw the shooting, his testimony being favorable to defendant, went 011 the stand and recanted completely, say ing his conscience drove him to It. as statements formerly made were false and that he was not even pres ent and knew nothing of the murder till he heard of It He said he was hired to swear falsely and had been promised $50 to do this. Me said further, that he had been furnished a typewritten copy of evi dence to which he w;ts to swear and which he was requested to memorize Andrew Prather's wife substantiat ed iiis statement as to her husband not being present. The courthouse has been packed for several days, there being great interest In the case. There are nine attorneys. Death of Infant. The home of Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Matthews was saddened this morn ing by the death of their infant son, aged about nine months. The child was taken ill yesterday afternoon with congestion of the brain and died today about 10:30. The funeral will take place at the Methodist church tomorrow morning at 10 o'clo'1 in terment at the City cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Matthews have the sympathy of their many friends in the loss of their little one. Jury Commissioners at Work. The jury commissioners are at work today preparing the jury lists for the next, term of the county court. The commission is composed of A. B. McKnight, H. P. Mizell and A Lasswell. The June term of the court ad journed this afternoon. THUOM.H NKItVICK. ■..verni Ι,ίη*Ή Atmilitig KntruE'in- of Trinity and Hnw« Valley. Il la understood thai when the Trinity and Bruno* Valley has finally effected an entrance Into Port Worth, lh»· Fort Worth and Denver, ax well las the Roek l»land and F'rlsco will carry a through (deeper to the roast. The fart that all four roads are Yoa kum properties gives rolor to the assertion It Is probable that the Rock Island will discontinue its through Dallas sleeper and that southbound passen gers for Dallas will be compelled to transfer to a day coach here It Is further understood that there will be a close arrangement between the roads named so far as freight is concerned. It will undoubtedly be (the object of Mr. Yoakum to promote the standing of Trinity and Brazos Valley bonds, and this can be done most effectually by concluding freight and passenger arrangements with the three great roads mentioned. With such an arrangement, the new line would become the busiest rulf route in the state. When questioned in regard to the report yesterday, officials of the roads named asserted that it is too early to discuss definite arrange ments Fort Worth Record. l,»tv Repealed. Washington, June 27.—The house passed the senate bill which repeals the so-called twenty-eight hour law by fixing the maximum time of tran sit for stock at thirty-six hours upon written request of owner or person in charge of particular shipment. Picnic Postpon«-<L. ng to the death of the infant of ι, >stor. Rev. W. H. Matthews, the buituav school picnic which was to have been given tomorrow ( Thurs day) has heen indefinitely postponed COMMITTEE. Prayer Service Postponed. On account of the death of the baby of our pastor, Bro. Matthews, there will be no prayer meeting at the Methodist church tonight. N. J. THOMAS, Leader. A BRIDE IS MURDERED firMM Staffs litertri Wlff it Hear of Harriett CerrMMy. Comfort. Texas, June 27 fn th>* presence of the URaembled wedding guests yesterday afternoon at * 30 o'clock, at the home of his Intended bride. Joe Reinhardt. the man who was to have been married to her. : shot and Instantly killed Miss Ernes tine Kutzer. and then shot himself, with probably fatal results. The tragedy was as terrible as It wan unexpected. The hour for thp ceremony was at hand and the guests who had been bidden to th»· festival, together with the justice of the peace. Herman Schultz. who was to perform the ceremony, were assembled in the parlor of the home of the bride's father, Reinhold Kutzer, one and one half miles from Comfort. Young Reinhardt walked into the room where Miss Kutzer and the guests were assembled, and drew a pistol from his pocket, leveling it at his sweetheart. She threw up her hand as if to ward off the danger and three shots were fired at her in rapid succession at close range. The first bullet entered her heart, killing her instantly. Reinhardt then turned the pistol upon himself and fired two bullets Into his own breast. One of them entered the left and the other the right side He was living at a late hour last night, but was not expected to survive. The cause of the tragedy is not known. The relations between the sweet hearts have been typical of lovers and the marriage was expected to be hap py. The theory of the neighbors Is that the young man was excited and temporarily irresponsible. TIll'ST THEATKK CIRCUIT. The (<πτηwalls Control All the Opera Hou&es in Texas. The leasing by the Greenwalls of c uc« iiicaiic nun m cuui »c υι construction at El Paso brings more prominently before the public the theater trust circuit which has head quarters at New Orleans. Practi cally all the opera houses In Texas Oklahoma and Louisiana belong to the Greenwail circuit and their books are controlled by the American The atrical Exchange of New York. These houses are sixty-four in number and the list is as follows: The Oreenwall and Lyric at New Orleans, Dallas Opera House at Dal las. Oreenwall at Fort Worth. Hous ton at Houston, Grand at Galveston. Auditorium at Waco. Grand at San Antonio, Hancock at Austin. Kyle at Beaumont. Merchants at Coreicana, Grand at Denison. Tyler, Texarkana. Bryan. Belton. San Marcos. Texas, and Shreveport. La : Shelton at Waxahachle. Orange at Orange. Haus i hi Id ' - at Victoria. King at iJreen ville». Peterson's at Paris. Sieger at Bonhum. Exchange at Temple, I.«■ ν> al Martin. Temple at Palestine, Smith's at Longview. Jefferson at Lafawtte, La Kapids it Alexandria. La Segar at Monroe, La Elk's at Baton Rouge La Marbury at Bus ton. L.i Capital at Little Rock. Vrk: Auditorium at Hot Springs. Vrk . Elk's at Pine I.luff, \rk Overhol stet '- it Oklahoma CiM. K'.iteinal at Poplar Bluff Mo Hlnt"ii it Musk» gee, I Τ Wagner at Chii ka>ha Het rlek at ('handle. Kun Savanah at Savannah. Oa Viadem at Charles ton, and the opera hour's at .Sher man. Port \rthur. Gain, -ville Mr Klnnev Terrell M**i Brenhuin. Taylor, lai («rang* N'e* Braunfnla, Ennlv HllUboio t "■ m (' >rk ville Lake Châtie» La lennlnat* La . V * Iberli La II-■!*» Vrk Tulsa. I Τ Sfc;·. wii·-· ! "r and ('offe\ ville Kan lleinrtM-d Ιη*πι \ii.ui^« V II Shelton I..1- ret η. I from a trip lo Arkanuu aail Mi ttl lie attendent 4 ronieili^n ' ■ »»tf'*n grower· *< Mon'· Vrk twl report· thai a *i>lrmliil mm 1 tnj. *·»* litkl ll« met 1 h# governor of iHlsli 'Bu th* orrrnai it Vikji'*·* C* ll«' .«a«l .ther tmu «ell mean » ih* MliUc Vir Shrlton .n I iiM if «ht* h ναι an old llowei 1 uwl I·) th» ('oaf>-«♦»late >141·' a fort IW «tailed Hot'r. .«4 foi that town to *oat*m 1 n #o*trf»ft< |w*ip(p, who l«i· a ftial prId*' i-|vk iRpmtrmHiti In th* «·*»(*!' ■m ' tun of th .f •MttnuUliKn VI «Ile »t frtti .lHm In ■ *iff of 't inane fi and ill·** trouble the pmfMrr 't*4ttB(*tii la to rtlnatil* th«**> itriabu « It ho at Irrtls^Hif t been Orltto IjitatKe Fmit <ttip 41· me· t Ion and KIMlalr* the llww an il hnvW> art thou! frrltatiac 'hint or Η» Hi** pills or nti1lo»r- ea'^amU» It lw*" a.it μι». 4> <■ jp ■ i*·- tad '» mt'.-i t "-«at .··.»! t ν Τ«Tri» ΛΙ,Η %VH Λ H4JIAKK MAN. Pn-«lrt»-nt Thi· Hy Slinlnt th«" Rill Of Jack ilea 11 Washington. J un»» 2T R<»prt"«<>n I at I vt* Hvall yeelerday got the pre*| dent to sign th<· bill refunding to Blank and Park» 1400 tax on an oleo margarine uhlpment The president . had prepared to veto th>* measure j Mr Hnall «bowed the pr»sident where h" harl heretofore sinned a similar bill whereupon the president said he ma> sometimes be a mistaken man. 1 but he always tries to l>e a square 11 man and he sat down and Hlgned the »-» 1 I Til#· Candidate l*ay Γρ. The official ballot to be voted In the primary election In Ellis county ; .July 28 Is ready for the final ap- 1 proval of a sub-committee of the1' executive eomaltfM which moeta in|i Waxahachle the second Monday in ( .luly. The form of the ballot has al ready been made up and as soon as It is approved by this sub-committee 1 it will be turned over to the printer, ι The tickets will then be printed and arranged in packages for each of the forty-seven voting boxes in the county. Monday was the last day for the j payment of assessment* made against candidates for defraying the expen- ' ses of holding the election, and every < candidate paid the amount apportion- ( ed to him. The ticket to be voted in , Ellis county contains 102 names Of these fourteen are candidates for 1 state offices and the others are can- ( didates for district, county and pre- , cinct offices. There are fourteen ' candidates for places on the board . of commissioners, with one to be ! ( elected from each of the four pre- j ; cincts. Adhered Sixty-Seven Hours. j ; Mrs. T. F. Shelton, who rame from j ' Ennis last week to have the mad- j stone of Mrs. Ray applied to a bite inflicted by a mad dog, has returned ' home. The stone adhered to the 1 wound sixty-seven hours. Mrs. Shel- I ton was bitten on the arm by a mad I dog last Friday while she was on her I ι way to a picnic at Village Creek. 1 I Her arm was hanging over the back \ I of the surrey seat when the bite was 1 inflicted by the dog which was met i ;n u:.j iv.tr— σι 1 ton the dog continued running; and made his escape. Mrs. Shelton came to Wnxahachie that evening and had the mad-stone applied. V Thousand Dollar's \V"rth of (Îood. "I have been afflicted with kid ney and bladder trouble for years, passing gravel or stones with ex cruciating pain," says A. H. Thurnes, a well known coal operator of Bu'.fa lo, Ο. "I got no relief from medi cine until I begun raking Foley's Kidney Cure, then the result was surprising. A few doses started the brick-dust-llke substance and now I have no pain across my kidneys and I feel like a new man. It tins done me $11100 worth of good." Foley's Kidney Cure will cure every form of kidney and bladder disease Β \V FKRRIS. Iliiiiillinu W«termelonv The shipment of watermelons has begun in earnest, as evidenced by the demand for .us along the line of the Houston and Texa- Central. Last week thirty-two car- were shipped via This rout· and an "fflcial of the lint· *uld that from loon to 1100 car* would lx> -hipped via the Central u ithin the next several week* l.a-f week'* heuv> ihipnients were! from the terrltor* in the neighbor- , hood ■' Henip» ' iid Hid I'1 Vie* BY = LO TALCUM POWDER. I Κ disimctiv ,li best | j I ileum I' >wder vei j| v !··1 U ' n> ' • unk ι there ι** rtxtm toi the ι bluntest Avu · Λί ι n. ι whin vu ι> By Lo 1 ' Talcum tin· ! iti* per I lume ol fru^h vtolets ,1 I !i ^ η »t s't I th >J if j 1 ! ιΓ Ifui \νκ1. It ύ >t's ! not tell the wh houv<? i ! the faa thi! you ue j Γ il. un l' a ,î. r By-Lo Talcum Powder I j |*β' rwr ft#*' i* a Herring Drug Co. r.*% :u* * ■ λ» ■ r Vin t ' MOB WANTS A NE6R( People Near Temple Cxcitel Over Atfiw of Black i1d«. Temple, Texas. June 27. A tele flione message from Summers Mill, <>n miles southwest of Temple, re >orts that rural community as great \ excited because of an insult offer ■d ι white lady there Monday by an ink now η negro. The latter escaped ο a timbered section and Is being >ursued by a large mob. which has nut back word to the sheriff that he ioed not expect an; prisoner should he fugitive tie caught l'p 10 .1 late lour last night nothing further had "•en heard concerning the matter, ind it is believed here that the riil >r!t Is still at large \s TO DliU IN*. VI< μ Κ ΙΙι»·\ Ν111 ^ 1 it·· K. pi in II». strni> jiimI lift flu ^kV'Hiilk* Hoys and men art· making a pra< lc·· of driving cattle through th·· treels and allowing (hem Ό injure he sidewalks tards and flowers Iti 1 > Is a violation of th* law and onie arreets will be made .t|le«* 1 s stoi>i»d. B«·»» taking -tiik to tiul ft mi pastutvs tii i«t 1ί.ι\· .nffi lent aaMttance to keep the *ioeh m he street*, or tuffrr t he I «m*· I 1. 1 .· ■ I t|i(»-«r!ng In the rwordet TOM DIXON M Tac ky l'nrty at Rink. A tar ki party was given last night at the Main Street Rink by 'he tenth prade pupils of the public school The affair was greatlv enjoyed bv a large audience. The voting people «•re chaperoned l»y Dr and Mrs. Ferguson The prize for the tackiest dressed bo\ whs awarded to Β F Hawkins, while Miss l,ouise Oroce was the winner of the girl'- prize The prize were given by Mrs Dr Lawrence Judges for the girls were Mrs. Lawrence Charley Wicker and Mr Bland For the boys. Mis- Hubert of Lancaster. Mis- Morris and William Jennings Devenport The refreshments ((insisted of r**d lemonade and red ice cream. The following were present Mlss ■ ■s Louis· did Hally ( ? roc»·. Kthel • !·Ι»:! M*"leita Hawkins iertrtid^ II'.((hum. Verna and Hazel Krwln. Katie fete - Vernon White. Do*-de Si ttli. Hernie»· Hi!!. Marie Kemble. Irene Douiing. Hem Alderman, ι· tu- H»d*.iH>.i \unnu Brings lne< sinti.-tou und Mia· W«wtBor»Uia<l. Mo\ > Fr#*«1 Liwrenr» Η Κ Haw kin^ Willi# Hughe**. Hugh Sim*. S* h η Mincer, Johnnte Mtwtl. WhI t»»f SiDgU'ion, Honry Smtfh. S R Item·. Boh ijrifftn. Horn Common. Em· Rnch*>r. C Ρ inrkeu Jr. Κ ιi,«i Willi* |η>μγΙοκ. Otro ('h»*At U&n\ foaqtjin Run :in<t Howard Rtirk (Utton* Wmiv ruyM Ι ABOU1 ABOUT THE BICGEST THING That has happened I in Old Waxa. this : season is MATTHEWS BROTHERS' great φ Φ "Hurry Out Sale" S Why? Because it's genu I ine—not an article or price I mentioned but what is found on f our tables just as advertised· The day that it becomes neces sary for us to depart from this rule we quit business. For real bargains, attend this sale MATTHEWS BROS. ΤeU*the*Truth Clothiers. Wt H W ^ λ hi LI I I Ν h »ί S Ε A S Ο Ν Λ Β L Ε G Ο Ο D S Buy ! η"η Now Price* \re I) λ η it Bottom. Refrigerators I. rtoxev Creim Free/ets Ganten Ho· ,· THE OLDHAM f Hiuit Jars 11.1V me Stos es Le Γ ·» Suet η Dhjîs s rtvn VV ?re HARDWARE CO rt»«% Π J I PHONE US YOUR ORDERS j I ICE=COLD MELONS j I Plenty of fine Melons at store from 15c up. ♦ ♦ ============================================ ♦ ♦ Both Phones3 B. HINE.S j ♦ * J^or Saturday We have ordered for the trade a supply of Tomatoes, Canteloupes and Peaches. These will be fre^h and the >upply is limited. Phone in your orders earlv. a a a a <»r.l<T from the nearest wm «« S ι.;...»......;. R-oy Connally : Just Received... * yÊJ Wo ha%-e just received a shipment of fine STRAINED HONEY—the best on the market. Also, ι new line oi Brown Cracker and Candy Co s cakes and ca 0 0 0 0 P.P. SMITH ù CO. w A trom the siu <5 W M — — J ' n! IU! f f I s^ero L/CZ720 < ' i n. .1 A HIHM4 \ CAM ">> Ht >' « <£ !* nitn ■! Don't U Λ 1 Λ ' ''cf Ρ \ l· 9 >\ r\. ·":· . ι\ η ihm. ·· : I \ h C r Lin ♦ now ft5c until July 1st J Y. B. Early Grocery Co. ! 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