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VOLCXK XT. WAXAH M HIK. TKUfl. ΜΙΙΜΙΛΪ. U 1,1 ht le. Il*»: M 1 W YOUNG MAN DROWNED AlfcfTt (mmm lr>r\ Nn Ulf Wtolf Tr\ M| I· S*tf Svrrlfcrirt Au»ltn. TVxa», Auk 1» AIUt! S Cousin·. «*«·<! a prominent younK ra*n here. flr*t lieutenant In the T»·!*·· National Guard. and quar trrmailiT of th«· Klrnt Texas In fan try. met hi* death Saturday by drowning In rather a nenfcatlonal way at the raotith of Hull cre^k, 7 tnllen northwest of Austin Couain*. ticrotiipanied b> a party of young people, ι haperoued by Μ ΓΗ. J II Oat tua η of Oatmanvllle, thin county, were In the creek where the current is swift MI*b Evelyn Oat man. daughter of Mrs Oatuiau. and youne Cousius were out further than the rest of the part> Suddenly Miss Oatmau disappeared under the water Cousins rushed after her and suc ceeded in saving her life and placing her on the ground, when he sudden ly slipped, his head striking a rock ■which stunned him. and he went un der, and before assistance reached him he w-as carried swiftly away with the current and drowned be fore he could he saved. Miss Oatmau mounted a horse and rode hurriedly to the city and broke the news to the young man's parents. Miss Oat man is also prostrated with grief, as she was engaged to be married to Cousins in October. She is a young lady who came near los ing her life in a runaway at Camp Mabry during the state encampment by her horse running away, her life being saved by Lieut. Charles Haines -who, himself was seriously injured. Young Cousins was also business •manager of Ben C. Jones & Co., of Austin, and a son of R. H. Cousins, publisher of the Texas Court Repor ter. ( un«Su» 1κκ|> w a* brought Ιο Am tin and takrti to (be him»· of hl« p.i r«nli «η Κ to t » Γ an d«* *tre«*t llrnt I>r(»··* Man Inum < '<>rnit>K \rk. Auf IS» CraJ·* b> h»-at. John Srbnack. ««ml Su Mllr*) hlnin<lf In jail h«»r·" by butiln <ut hi* brain» .igalnst th«· bar* ο 111» ι·1| H>· »;t* arr<'*l«'«l Thurvda rviTilnis at η Ιιιπι!μ·γ r.iinp on Ilia· I r I * ·- : about three mil··» from here Ιχΐηκ taken Into custody for saf> keeping !«'< .l'in· of .ι llt'Ki'd rs « r a η κ · action* V» Viirk ( Itj· Hi u Pinch. New York, Auk 13 Admlssiot made Saturday th«t the r11j οι Npw York Is hard preesed to pay Its bills. due to the present tight mono; market. It 1h stated here th;tt about one million dollars Is on hand to pa> nearly four millions of ;>r»·->Ir»n oh ligation·. Slunk In Porto Klco. San Juan, Porto Rico, Auk. 19 A perceptible earthquake shock was noticed here at 7 o'clock Friday night and at 1 o'clock this morning a heavy shock was felt. Many people were awakened, but no damage Is reported In Porto Rico. For Colonists From Russia. Cltv of Mexico, Aug. 19 Negotia tions are pending here for the pur chase of 150,000 acres of land to be colonized by Russians. Twenty thousand Russians will leave West ern Russia shortly for Northern Mex ico. Death of ltohert Pinkerton. New York, Aug. 19.—Robert Pin kerton, head of the detective agency, died on board the steamship Bremen Aug. 1 2 at sea. He was en route to Germany for his health. Buy your pumps from F. S. Cronk Co. All kinds. Prices "way" down, tl BIG BLAZE IN DALLA! forerr Viittakir n* fortH U Lc«| fro· i SfiM< Story WtMow J l'a H a». Texa*. Aug IS At 12Ϊ Dilotk thi« morning th·· old Floyd StMetbodlut thutvh prop^rt* l»trr known «■· rhe Diamond Kl*t* wa- totally di>tro> i*d In fire Thf Ions on building and content* 1* e*· tlmat.il at about $40.000 There wan no insurunce ι The plate w.io occupied a* a room lng houne with rooms reserved at i the corner of Klo>d nnd (îa*ton ave nues for the work of the College of l Physician* Seven families lived In the place I There were fifteen grown persons and ten children All were saved, though from the Immense headwaj of tin fire before it was discovered ί ; It was feared for a time that some had been lost Mrs John liurroughs, aged about ι 4 Γ. vearx. Jumped fry m a window of the second storv She had her Infant j boy in her arms The child was unhurt, but the : mother suffered a bad wrench of the j right lower limb, with possible dis location. and it is feared that some , internal injuries were received. Dr. Charles A Schwab, iu attempt- ! : Ιηκ lo rouse some of the inmates of ! the second floor, was himself coin· ! ; pelled to leap from a front window | 'to the street below His back was sprained and it was ! feared that his left arm was broken, j Where the fire started is not I ! known. When aroused by the roar of j the flames Dr. \Y. L·. V. Dreeseen. ! , manager of the place, found that j , the entire roof and half story man ; sard were aflame. He barely had j time to rouse the people. The house ι was doomed before the fire alarm , was turned in. I In the house were the following. I On the second floor. Dr. W. L*. V. ι Dreemeen with four furnished voome 1 John William» and wife and faml ι ly of five children. j John Burroughs and wife and fain I Iiy or two cntiaren. witn ι wo visitor J from the northern part of the coun . ty, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Arndwind. I T. D. Davis and wife. I On ihe first floor: I Dr. Charles A. Schwab and wife, ! and daughter, formerly of VVaxaha | chie. J. Smith and wife and one child, ! and the housekeeper. Mrs. J. A. I Shotwell, and her child Parks Bray, his wife and three I children. The properly owned by these per sons is estimated to have had a val ue of about $10,001). The building, leased by ^Jr. F. .1 Hell for the College of Physicians and Surgeons, was owned by \\ I. Diamond It «as said to have a vai lle of about $20.000 The college propert> and other holdings were worth about $7.'.00 more Next to the flats the cottage of M Κ James and family, a five-room frame, was destroyed It was valued :it about $ : .odd with furnishings of $l.20o \|| w.i- lost 11 ».i> owned b> M S Card ' The fire wa» a hot one. a* the dr> wooden structure burned fierce ly. It required hard fighting by all of the firemen brought out b) a sec end alurm to »u\e the property around I ΙίΙ->< ι » Villi' 11· >\ Mil" k· II Will» lïlllutlll I'l.iuu* I I ,i«. » L\l·»— l otir I* ulh» Vil li uni iil San PriMlMB, l'ai Vug IV San Kranclwo I» *irl< ken with bu· boni· pUgu·' ΚΙν» I." -»ro kno»u to e*i»t and f>ur death* l»*e rngli ed With OB· e*re|»tIon the tlrtlm· irirleO*' r.-l<i*d In the ι h ι h a town ν Jl * ·.<»! Ι>·ΜΜ) ΚΟΜΛΜ1 \ η \ίι«ηι1<»ηη1 Mti»r >rar Μι ( IWln* \t,.rk.,| W ith Pftrfll ;»>>«Λΐιηκ a h'.Rh percentage l»r tot 'of on ι» 1>τΐηκ mined within twen I) five mile* of MrAlewter ThU furl ha* developed within (h·· past few dav* d<-pllp (h<· effort* of Intereit ed partie* to kwp their find a we cret Ο .1 liicking. a buildlug contrac tor. and Ρ Κ Sutton, capitalist, both I of this rlt}·, are the men who are ) barking the enterprise At « depth I of forty-one feet they struck good i color, and the mine has shown con· stantlv better results ah they have ! gone deeper. They are now at, α j depth of more than sixty feet work I Ιηκ with a windlass, and are In a ' gold-bearing porphyrltlc quartz That the mine is a valuable one j is indicated by the fact that the own· 'eis have bought and leased «11 the ! land 'ht \ could get in the inimedi ate vicinity of their shaft They now control several hundred acres Mr. Bicking has given up his business and is devoting his entire attention to the workings at the mine Many j different assays have been made. J none showing less than a profitable | run of gold The story of the discovery of the mine reads like a romance. Forty years ago, shortly after the civil war when the statutes and customs of the Choctaws were the only law of the land and white men were few, a | prospector drifted into the country from Arkansas. A limestone ridge extends across the Choctaw nation from northeast to southwest, and the conformation south from this ridge looked promising to the travel er. He pitched his camp and pro ceeded to sink a prospect hole. Un I known to him, the Indians were > watching. Soon he st ruck pay dirt I und his hopes rose high. That night 'he wau attacked, beaten into Insen \ sibtllty ,»nii when he recovered eon I sciouanesB was ordered to leave th< \ nation immediately on penalty ο _ j aeain. ά. rew year» cig,u rie virro vnie , 1 storv to a miner named Jacob Os I , j wuld. with whom he was working j in Colorado, and furnished him with I a rouKh map with which to locate I the prospect. Oflwaid came here I j lust June, and, keeping 111» own / [counsel, went tcj the spot indicated j on his map. Here he found an aban- I ! doned shaft, partly filled with wa-I i ter. [he mouth overgrown with j 1 I weeds ami undergrowth. Coming I 1 I hack to town he enlisted Sutton, un-j' ■' der pledge of secrecy, and after a ι ■' .short dela> and Investigation Sutton J ' bought inn acres where the shaft j 1 w is located BIcking was taken in , v <1 superintend 'he work, and it lias I'' moved steadily forward since ι '> Men η while the> have been quietly | n gathering all the land in the vicinitj '' • I the\ could procure. The prospect is located near the 1 bank- «»f Elm Creek in Section 19. Township north, Kange it; east. ! * . bout two miles north· ast of the lit-j tie town of Ti it i- a well-known I f ;. r rit u'i f'iiii <»f · h·· !i»*a\ \ shale j in the vicinity ol McAlest··; hears! I m»ld hut it hits never been supposed j ^ l that it would l>e found in paying j j quantities PROGRAM FOR PIONEERS Addresses Will Re Delivered by Cone Johnson and AWin Owsley. \ The busy season In Kill» county will open September V, and the opportuu\ty the people ot the county [ I "wVU have to enjoy a. boVVdwy w\U b ρ»*» oee«k»M»w uv me oiu tV I union In WaxataaoYile, on SaturAa I August 21. According to the desigi j at those in charge of the affair it to ht, « «xiiliT bucket picnic I whicli everybody is t-nrataiiy inviter The picnic will lake place tit Wen End park where there is plenty ol shade, and ice water will he provid ed by the arrangement committee. It s desired that as many as possible if the pioneers of the county lie In ttetidance. Those who have not vet Dined the Kills Count* Pioneers'! .association will be given an oppor iηit>* to do so The oldest living hire settler in the county is presi ent of the association and lie will ι» on hand to preside over ! lit' busi es-- session to lie held during the Minimi A number of addresses «ill " delivered and the pioneer:- will be Iven an opporlunitj to indulge in 'mlnlsienl remarks. The speakers 'lecletl for that da\ «re Hon Cone nhnson of Tyler, and Mou Alvin ( w*le> of Denton It 1.- ixpwled that ndge Ι Κ Dtllard of Kaufman, ovi rnor Oeorge C IVndlelon of empU. Ile* J S I lav I* ("apt I In·. Hawkins and oiheis will Im· η- .til aud "favor th.· a ml lente with :iort add κ-sues. \\ ι Mu*lr I Vklw l> U III » \· w ΓΟΗ STATK SANITATION. State Health Officer Hrumby Senti» Ijetter to City and County Health Officer». Austin, Texas. Aug. 19. — Stat· Health Officer Brumby le aendlng the following letter to all coumty aaA city ottlcerm-. ' \ -you.% κ «on of my ramu? ' mnleated rule» aM r*(al«,Mom an· erning the sanitation of putoHc building». railway coaches, etc . wlililι becomes effective Sept. 1, " Ί907. I bop· you. occupying the mit I ο η that you do «ad πμ|7«Ιο/ tÊMt J importance of the work, irll# erate with this department in the I enforcement of these laws. I would call y our attention most ce pecially to that clause relating to the screen ing of hospitals, hoarding houses, etc. Dengue prevailing in epidemic form in Southwest Texas and North eastern Mexico would warrant our urging owners and proprietors of *uch buildings not to wait until Sept 1 for such action on their part i\'i· know that th« traveling publh In t large measure is responsible for he < onvey .ι ι we of infe< t too of t hi* haracfer and an thes usually stop u the hotels and larger hoarding louses, the danger of infection is Minimized when fh·* buildings are » roper 1> screened itgainst mosquit »♦·» I solicit jour hearty co-opera ion This work can ouly t»e accom Rig Shipment Uvalde Comb Honey Just received This Honev is white and pure. Put up in 50c and 1.00 glass jars and larger packages in tin cans. Phones J. B.HINES φ ♦ ♦ ♦ It MaK.es it Good ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ When you make ice ere im don't forget to X put a package of Jell-ϋ in it. It gives it * a better taste and helps to keep the cream hard 1 ROY CONNALLY & CO. * For the R.est of the WeeK j ICED MELONS, CELERY, FRIITS, VEGETABLES In tut. tin· best <>t everything th ■ m irket it toKis. Quick service m 1 courteous tre.it : n: Your .iMer^ li-livereJ rinhr rw\A E.. C. LUMLEY, Both Phones Opposite P. O. Good BreaKfast Foods \lw ivs in dtmand—th it'> the reason we irrv si mi (Ids· m- f »r ι; Y. ! M tnn ; Dr. I*riw Creim * A'leit. Κ .lv »n. »»♦< Our Drugs Excel ' >niv the :vm · », •n »u^:! for "v.' λ 1 tvittle with hvjv» r . .· " Λ snonsibtliiy ιηΛ A Good Livery Barn Is Known by the rigs it turns out. . . V»>U! Phones 49 ΡΛΤΤΟΝ. KENNEDY Livery Co. Matthews Bros.' BIG "Hurry-Out" Sale to continu· all this week. The same remarkablv LOW PRICES which have characterized this final Clearing Out Sale will be in effect on all lines which remain intact. Don't defer coming here if you would share in the greatest bargains ever offered in men's wearing apparel. . . - Matthews Bros. "Tell-the-Truth ' Clothiers