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VOLUME XVI. WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS, Fill DA V, (KTOIIEK tt)OS. M MllKIt 17:5. WARDEN KILLED DYIKDIMM DOE Deputy Engages in Sanguinary Struggle With Redskins. ι TRIES TO ARREST THEM War Whoop Is Uttered and Conflict Begins—Peyton Sends Three to Happy Hunting Grounds Be fore He Is Killed. Butte, Mont.. Oct. 23.—A dis patch to the Miner from Missoula. Mont.» says: Game Warden W. F. Scott and Deputy Warden Henry A. Vass ar rived here Wednesday night with the remains of Deputy Game Warden Charles B. Peyton, who was killed in a fight with Indians Sunday in the Swan river country, while attempt ing to arrest them for transgressing the game laws of the state. According to the story of Peyton's death told by Herman Rudolph, the ranch hand who accompanied Pey ton within forty feet of the Indian camp, the deputy game warden was shot by a 13-year-old Indian lad, who had been behind the horses of the redekins and had not been no ticed by Peyton. When Peyton told the Indians they were under arrest, one of them grabbed the officer by the neck. Peyton shook him off and advised them to be peaceable. Auo ther' Indian then uttered a war whoop, pulled his rifle and was about to shoot when Peyton dropped him in his tracks with a bullet. Two other Indians attempted to get their guns unsheathed, but Peyton killed them before they could get Into ac tion. Rudolph then observed the lit tle Indian lad kneeling between the κ horses aiming at Peyton and he fired at· hi m at the same moment thai the latter fired at the officer. Peyton was 1 mortally wounded and the Indian boy toppled over dead The squaws put Warden Peyton out of his mis- j ery, according to Rudolph, ending ' his suffering by half a dozen shots from small caliber guns. All the mountain passes are being I watched for the fleeing squaws, who have with them the bodies of the braves. HKAVY GUN'S ON NKW YORK. KU-rce Cannonading at < lose of CainpaiKn in Κ η ι pi re State New York. Oct. 23.—With tL.e heavy artillery of both political par ties trained on New York state, much interest is being centered in the vote that Tammany Hall may roll up in this city. Charies Murphy, leader of Tam many, said no canvass had been made of the city and he did not know whether any figures would be announced later or not. Mr. Murphy said: "Everything looks bright for] Mr. Bryan and Chanler. 1 should say Bryan and Chanler will get about the same vote in the state. I have caused no canvass to be made in the city yet and can't say whether 1 will make any estimates on the election this year." Mr. Bryan's meeting in the city next Tuesday night, when he will speak at Madison Square Garden, will be made the occasion of a demo cratic rally in every assembly dis trict in "New York. Not only Tam many Hall has arranged for overflow meetings at the Garden, but there will be mass meetings in Union, Hamilton and Fisk Parks and in scores of halls throughout the city. The demand for tickets to the Madison Square Garden meeting quickly exhausted the supply and ! stands will be erected outside of the ! amphitheatre for an overflow as- ] semblafceT Besides Mr. Bryan. Gov Hoke Smith of Georgia, Congress man Clayton of Alabama and for mer Congressman Lentz of Ohio will ' address the meeting. Keclaliu Swamp I,amis. Natchez. Miss.. Oct. 23.—Bids j have been called for and contracts will be awarded tomorrow for the re clamation of the 20,000 acres of Rwamp lands in the valley of the Homochitto river. I'lfUi '' PALME.R. HOUSE. CATSUP | We have a big shipment of the well known Palmer J House Catsup received yesterday. In quart bot- i ties, 25 cents. In 1 gallon jugs at 75 cents, $ Phones J. B.HINES Grapes, Peppers, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Sauer Kraut ROY CONNALLY Ô CO * JUST IN Î* Dodson Braun's S"rel„*r.eet JP.d. — Sour Pickles, Dill Vieilles, Bottled Pickle». Olives, Onions and Catsup. Dry pack iauer Kraut. I We can fill your orders with either bulk i or bottled goods. Try us and see . . . E.. C. LUMLCY, Both Phones 31 Opposite P. O. Ψ I Fresh Canned Goods Almost every day we receive a shipment of fresh can ned goods. All kinds of Meats. Vegetablesand Fruits. Our line is so near complete you can scarcely call for a thing that we can not supply you with. All WRITTEN f BY SAME MAN < President Neil Declares Every ; Threatening Letter Came ι ( From Dallas. HE IS N8T FRIGHTENED ι Will Go Ahead with His War on Cotton Gamblers—President ol the Farmers Union not Afraid ol Violence. Fort Worth. Texas. Oct. 23.—"Xo. I'm not afraid of being dynamited or of being shot at," D. J. Niell, state president of the Farmers' t'nion, said yesterday in answer to a ques tion. "I'm not expecting an immedi ate and violent ending, but just the same I will be ou my guard. I'm not going to take any foolish chances of being the victim of some fanatic's wrath." Mr. Neil) has received nearly a dozen letters threatening him on ac count of bis stand on night riding. ' The letter I received Wednesday was merely the last of about a doz en." he continued. "The letters came from half a dozen different places and all were writteE In different hands, but I firmly believe that one nian is responsible for all of them. One of the letters was postmarked in Fort Worth and several in Dallas, hut they all came from Dallas. I feel certain of that. "You can say this." he declared ι emphatically, "I'm in this fight and j I'm in to stay. It will take more than [threatening letters to scare me off. I'm after the cotton gamblers and I will stay after them until they are ! run from the country. I'm after liiiQm inH I'm nftor thpni for cood. I "I have also learned recently that there Is a large amount of blind tiger gambling going on In Texas. The open gamblers have been run off and now blind tiger gambling houses are being conducted. But we'll get them all in time." BKTTER CONDITION. Abstract of National Bank Reports | Show Bif[ Gains in Deposits. Washington, Oct. 23.—The ab- | stract of the report of the condition of 5853 national banks under a call issued by the comptroller of the I currency for statements on Septem-1 her 23. 1908. issued today, furnish ed evidence, in the opinion of treas ury department officials, of vastly improved business conditions. The five principal items in the re ! turns show that since February 14, 19U8, the loans and deposits in the national banks of the country have increased from $4.422,353,647 to $4,750,612,731, a difference in a lit tle over seven months of about $328, 000,000, and during the same per iod the total resources of national] i banks have Increased $631,000,000. The combine^ capital stock paid in has advanced nearly $20,000,000 and the surplus about $11,000,000 The most remarkable of the totals seven months from 181,814,418 to $4,548,135,165, a difference of $443,000,000. WITH CKNTHAIj TH1BTV VKAHS. Sain Millican, Who Died in Dallas, un Old Timer. Thirty years of uninterrupted service with the Houston and Texas Central was brought to a close Thursday morning at 4 o'clock, when Sam Millican, superintendent of mo tive power and machinery, died sud denly of paralysie while visiting the State Fair in Dallas. He suffered th· fatal stroke late on Wednesday af ternoon. With Mr. Milliesu at the time of his death were Mikf Sheehan of En nis, division superintendent of the Houston and Texas Central, and Gus Radetski, general superintendent. At the lime ο I his deal h Sam Mil lican was superintendent of motive power and machinery, with his head quarters fh ^Houston. He was one of the beetxlwown railroad men in the state, ■·»■■ his service having been long and his Ipersonality attractive. For several years Mr. Millican resid ed at Ennis, where he held the posi tion of water superintendent with the Central. BALLOT IS BIG BLANKET. There Are Seven Ticket» to Voted for iri Kill* County. The total number of ballots print ed for the election In Elite county aggregates 15,000., They have been printed and are rei4jf for distribu tion among the various election offi cers throughout the ootinty, and will be sent ont withip th· next,few days, together with the' boxes for nee at Ibe election. The ballot is unusually large, owing to tie fact Jbu^lbere «re sev en distinct party ticket·, and each tas been provided with a separate j olunin. The ballot is about 17 in ; he.1· wide and 2fc inches long It is presumed that if a very large 1 ote is polled the various hoards Till hardly he able to furnish early j eturns. and if there should be much rutting done by the voters of the j ounty the work would be consider- , bly complicated. The two leading political parties ι ι ρpeat first on the ballots. The dem- | icratic ticket has the place of honor j ind the republican ticket comes sec- ; ind. The other tickets come in this oi ler. Prohibition party, socialist par y, socialist labor party, peoples' par y and independent party. The socialist labor party ticket lias ive caudfflates for state offices, and inly two presidential electors. The j epublican ticket has state and conn- j y candidates, but no candidates for I irecinct offices. The only candidate j or a state office on the prohibiten j icket Is Kd Rogers for lieutenant sovernor. (}. H. Wilson for lieutenant | îovernor is also the only state can- | lidate on the independent party icket. The peoples' party ticket has] 10 candidates for state offices. The j lemocratlc ticket contains presiden- ' ial electors and candidates for state. | ounty. district and precinct offices, t At the bottom of the ballot are hree proposed amendments to the itate constitution to be voted on. The ballots were printed by the ι enterprise Publishing company. AMKUA INs riMI» «»K RIFLE. j ihjectlon Is Made to the llapid Kx termiiiation of Iti# (iaine. New York. Oct. 23.—That a cam era instead of a rifle would be the jest arm for President Roosevelt to J •any on his hunting trip to Africa r. the opinion of Sir Harry H. .Tohn iton. who arrived in New York from England Wednesday night. For fif een years Sir Harry has been con nected with the diplomatic service η Africa, and is on a visit, to Amer- j ca, the first vacation he has had. he , says, in years. He states that the of- j ficials in Unganda are eagerly anti- j îipating President Roosevelt's visit, j "But I am enthusiastic on the sub- ' lect of preserving the native animals ι of any country," ;aid Sir Harry, "and hope Presicleut Roosevj't will ' not make havoc among the big game j down there. If I htd my say t should present a telephoto camera instead of a rifle to the president and en treat him to take shots at long range j with that. Everywhere we witness the destruction of birds and animals, indigenous to their native soils and ι I am for preserving them rather than destroying them. Africa is no excep tion and big game there is being slowly exterminated." "Circus Preacher" Leaves. Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 23.—So far as Pittsburg is concerned. Dr. S. Edward Young, who recently resign ed the pastorate of the Second Presbyterian church, to go to Brook lyn, is no more. Dr. Young, who was known as the "circus preacher" be cause of his spectacular methods, will assume charge of his Brooklyn congregation tomorrow, and the Smoky City has lost the most sensa tional minister it ever had in its midst. LIGHTNING STRIKKS BAItX. fir»· Is Started and the Building I» Completely Destroyed. f While a heavy raiu was falling Thursday afternoon about 3:30 the barn of J. H. Hamlin, on his farm near Forreston, was struck by light ning. Fire that was started from the bolt completely destroyed the build ing. About one hundred and twenty bushels of corn and thirteen tone o£ alfalfa and baled oats burned with the building, but no vehicles or fu ming Implements were lost. The total loss is estimated at Î700, with $350 insurance on the barn. White lUbbonerK in lH-uver. Denver, Colo., Oct. 23.- White ribboners from all over the L'nited States are the guests ot -Denver to day and commenced what promises to be one of the most interesting na tional conventions in the history of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Although Denver has a repu tation as a wide-open, joyous, friv olous town, and has long been one of the strongholds of the "demon rum," the visitors were given a hear ty welcome and will be elaborately en tertained during their stay In the j "mile high" city. Even some face-1 tlous dealers in wet goods have paid their resbects to the host ot temper· anee womei by displaying white rib bons in their window· and posting signs inv'ting the delegate· to come in and "wet their whistles,"—-an in vitation which won scornful and in dignaht sniffs from the passing dis ciplçjî of prohibition. Kate HeAts With Stork. Paris, Oct., 23.—Whether the Duchess de Chaulnes, who was Miss Theodora Shonts. will maintain her position among the titled aristocrats of France, or be cast into the outer darkness reserved for bourgeois com moners. depends entirely upon the sex of the child expected to be born to her within a few weeks. If the stork brings a boy, he will inherit the title and estates of his dead father. If the bird brings a girl, fhen the mother will be deprived of "fiteir tffle, which will pass to the family of the Duc de Luynes. The duchess is still living in the beautiful apartment where she and her noble husband spent the first months of their married life, and where the young duke expired in the arms of his wife. Here the posthu mous child will be born. Textile Organization. Charlotte, N. C., Oct. 23.—Textile mill overseers, chief engineers and master mechanics ara here todjur, from all over the south for the par·'* pqtq of forming an organisation. The new body will not be *Tabor union, In any sense, the purpose be ing solely the upbuilding of the tat tle department in the southern state· ' THE LOCAL MARKETS. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Cotton, basis middling 8 0-10 Cotton Seed $12.00 50^' Prairie Hay , $7.00 to $8.00 Alfalfa Hay $10.00 to $12.50 Wheat. No. 2 89.0 4 ' Eggs, per dozen 20c Chickens, per dozen $3.00 Butter 20e I ! Blue Ribbon Rubber Set Shaving Brushes 25c and Up. This is a shaving brush that will give you un equaled service. The bristles are set in rubber, this prevents pulling out. Inspect our line it you would like a good shav ing brush. II IS Come to us for the Beat. If it is worth anything to you to have clothes that are really as good as they look, you'll find it worth while to see our new fall clothes. We keep our ear close to fashions tracks, and keep our stock "primed" to fashions most advanced behests. Our suits are tailored superlatively well in choicest patterns. Not just a few styles to select from here, but an assortment most com plete in fabrics, patterns and styles, with a wide range of prices— From $12.50 to $35. New Fall Hats. New Fall Shoes. Matthew Bros.