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, El Paso, Texas, Monday Evening, July 18, 1910 - - - 12 Pages All the News Herald Prints It First While It's Fresh. 3FFICEBS lie j ? Finds New Mine I " S & ffH .r53 SF a3B d II WAIT FOR GR1PPEN cc c mam. myn Dcony Expected In New York In quest Over Dead Woman Postponed. POLICE IN PAEIS SUSPECT BISGrUISE. London, England, July 18. The latest theory of the Scotland Yard officials Is that Dr. Hawley H. Crlppen and Miss Leneve mav be aboard the steamer Kroonland, -which sailed from Dover for Ke-n York the night of July 9. the day tLei disappeared, at Quarantine in The steamer is due New York " uesday night. The inquest into the death of the woman who is supposed to be Belle El more, was opened today and subequent 1 adjourned one month. Nothing of Importance developed. Friends Have- Coniictions. Friends of Mrs. Crlppeu, known un der the stage name of Belle Elmore, aro convinced that the body which Is now awaiting the coroners inquest, win prove to be that of the missing singer. The nature of the report of the phy- siclans who have made an examination of the body has not been disclosed, but it is announced that they are convinced from an examination of the dead wo man's hear( that she did not suffer from disease of that organ. Woman Found Under Bricks. At the inquest this morning inspec tor Dew told of fir-ding the remains ofo Me woman buried two feet beneatn br.cks In the cellar of the Crippen horn The largest piece of flesh discovered was less than 12 inches long. Not a bone as discovered. Pieces of f.esh seemed to have been carved off the skeleton, the head, feet and hands being missing. Quicklime covered the gruesome object. Dr. Thos. Marshall, one of the surgecus who per formed the post mortem, testified he had not been able to find a trace of t"ie bones and could not swear on ana- tomical grounds, whether the members were those of a male or female. j PA.RIS POIICE SEVRCff 1 FOR ALLEGED MURDERER i Paris, France. July IS. M. Leplne. , prefect of police, today issued instrnc tions to ihe police to watch for Dr. CYippen, the American who is wanted in London charged with murdering his wife. Belle Elmore- The police here be- ' ' ". j.rintimc cont t i woman and tne descriptions sent out iip f ( i uiiti-ii An 'Aiici-fcjva fc-vw - .-.. include this probable disguise. SEARCH STEAMERS AT NEW YORK New York, July IS. Three Inbound steamers from British ports were searched for Dr. Harvey Hawley Crip re?. the Cedri-c from Liverpool and ?"??JX?bJrTJl- gow, and the Cleveland from Hamburg Southampton and Cherbourg: but on none of them was there a trace of the man for whom the police of the world are looking. Three detectives, aided bv Mme. Gi nett and her sister, Mrs. Hyde, both friends of Belle Elmore, Ore doctor ' missing wife, scrutinized every passen ger. Although they were disappointed once more, they still have hopes of in tercepting the doctor here GENERAL RATNFLL TS SOLOMONVILLE . SECTION. Slomonville, Ariz., July 18. A gen eral rain fll here which filled the ditches for irrigation. Miss May Frye. of Redlands. Cal., has arrived to visit her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nese. r. Stockton Pass, and her aunt. Mrs. . C Epley, of Solomonville. "WATSON FIXES MEXICANS. Manuel Chavez and .7urcu Simon were each fined S15 on a charge of disturbing! hand store. The arrest was made by' the peace Saturday on -the south side, j officer Ike Stevens and Lew's was Thev wore arrested and taken before j placed in jail where a charge of theft justice Wateon. I under $50 was docketed against him. AMERICAN SECRETARY ATTACKED BY MOROS Manila. P. L. July IS. Dean C. Worcester, American secretary of the In terior for the Philippines, vens set upon by renegade Moros on the Island of Palawan today and ecaied asasslnatlon only through the alertness of his bodyguard. -nhoshot down the outlaws, killing three of them. Secretary Wor cester was tonrinjr the Island and wa? present at the instalntion of the New governor,. In anticipation of hi coming the band of Moros planned his death. Armed with bolos they made n rush on the secretary's party, but captain Moynlhan of the .scouts saw the hostile movement and ordered the scouts to fire. Thrc-e Moros, -who led the attack, dropped dead, while several others were severely wounded. The rest fled. Austin, Tex., July IS. In a fight with robbers attempting to break Into the First National bank at Navasota Iat night, A. E. Everett, a state ranger, wns Khot and dangerously -wounded, according to advices received at the ad jutant general's department here today. Everett discovered men preparing to effect a robb-ery of the bank. Unno ticed he drew close and opened fire, wounding one robber. The rohliers es caped. Everett was acting for the city marshal at the time of the affair. SCIENCE CHURCH if Boston. Mass., .Inly IS. Sixteen of the practitioners who are Identified -with and supported Mrs. Augnsta Stetson in her controversy with the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in New York city, have been dropped from member ship by th-c hoard of directors of the mother church in Boston, according to n statement made by Archibald McLelian. one of the Baston directors. Director Mc Ldlan &aid he was not able to give tb. eir names. Spike Causes Frisco Derail ment Near Tolar Two Are Killed. DEAD ENGINEER FBOVES A HERO. Tolar, Tex . July 18. Harvey Davis, 13 years old, and Daniel Gage, 14, -were arrested last night in connection with the Frisco train v. reck near here yester day. They confessed last night they , wreckt but they protested they had no j intention or thought that it would cause . the loss of two lives. Englnemen Are Ivllled. The spike caused the passenger train to be derailed. Engineer Jacob Decamp, o Fort "Worth, was instantly killed, and fireman Percy Hamilton, of Fort Worth. died this (morning. Hamilton's family j were provided with a special train to rush them from Fort Worth to his bed side today. Extra fireman Nagle, who was In the cab at the timeescaped with minor hurts Tne DOyS nai a preliminary hearing , tnjs m0rning and both were released on $1000 ball. , Passengers signed a statement of tribute to Decamp's bravery, by which many lives are believed to have been saved. DOG- BESTS STORY OF RETURNING CATS Fred Hewitt's Collie "Jim" Back After Two Years' Absence. Cats have been coming back in song and story since the year 1 A. D.. but Fred Hewitt has the prize story of the return of the prodigal pup. His pet coHJe, "Jim." one of the finest Scotch collie dogs in El Paso, disappeared two years ago and nothing had been heard of him since that time. There was sor- row, deep sorrow, in the Hewitt home r weeKs aner dim ici ior yun, unknown. Sunday morning" Mr. Hewitt heard a familiar scratch at the back door of his ;:";",tt"" '"7" '"" ,""',: f' llilll i-0 lCi.Xl a " j"o " C '-"--"O that needed no words to express. The greeting was mutual and the collie was j iVon hwk without the eustomarv nro i ceeding of killing any fatted veal "Jim" fared well on his prolonged jour- j - "ey. tor he came oacK nome as wen Kept . . . , .OT, aiir, -,,- ;,1!,T..,: UO XI- 1XZ iV--, V.U.VH1Q ." i "MMt4 w of steak from the Hewitt kitchen every dav. PETER JACKSON'S MANAGER SUFFERS PARALYTIC STROKE New York, N. Y., July IS. "Parson" the Tom oTyport. "uSSK m to- 1 iaJ- " c.on.e.!l .?.lan,d' iT, "1 TV.Z YZ suffered a stroke of paralysis. Davies was manager for Peter Jackson when that negro giant was at his best. POLICEMAN HOME FROM FIGHT. Charles Learv, patrolman on the San Antonio street beat, lias returned from j California, where he spent his vacation. While away officer Leary attended the big prize fight at Reno in company with his old friend Billy Smith, and Billy's old friend Bob - itzslmmons. Lary ha an Interesting line of dope on the fight by rounds and he Is Illustrating the dif ferent punches Johnson gave Jeffries using his friends as the Jeffries end of the illustration. FACES THEFT CHARGE. L. B. Lewis was arrested Sunday morning on complaint of Charles Cham paign, a carpenter, who charged that i Lewi? had. taken a number of tools from him last May and had later pawned them in a South Stanton street second WOUND RANGE L j OUSTS MEMBERS Nevada Is Hard Hit Reno Street Car Traffic Is Paralyzed. FLOODS SWEEP ARIZONA VALLEY Reno. Xev., July IS. The worst storm Nevada has experienced in years at this time of the year, started late yes terday afternoon and continues today, breaking the longest dry period the state has ever known. Nearly two inches of rain has fallen so far, more than had fallen for five j months previously. Street car service In Reno Is tied up by tne ligntning. which has burned out the transformers. One man was rendered unconscious for hours by stepping into a pool of water while having hold of a live wire. CLOUDBURST WASHES BIG-HOUSE TO RIVER Arizona Town Flooded The Valley Loss Estimate L at $100,000. Tombstone, Ariz., July 18. The de struction of property An the wake of the cloudburst at St. Davids, a Mormon colony in Cochise county, includes the residence of Mrs. Mary P. Barrow, which washed into the San Pedro river. Furniture costing in the neighbor hood of $10,000 is ruined and wrecked. The storm is still raging. Poultry, horses and cows were drowned and killed. The damage is estimated at about $100,000 throughout the entire valley. No lives were lost. MAIL CARRIER T rkCSTPC TrfcTTTmPC! JJUWiJIJ JL UUVliilU, Bonito Canyon, Near Eos well, Flooded Horse Drowns. Roswell, N. M., July IS. Nicholas Chavez, the Mexican" who drives the mail stage between Picacho and Lin coln, narrowly escaped drowning when attempting to cross the Bonito canyon, at the fording near Hondo postoffice. ! seven miies mis siue ui jiivum The stage was washed away and all jf the mail was lost. One of the horses was drowned and Chavez, who was washed down the "stream, was seriously Injured. There had been very heavy rains In that section and when he started to cross the canyon it was dry and a great body of water washed down on him and swept driver and team down the stream at a terrific speed. Efforts to recover - -" e p.oveutU. cnors - kestuckt ARE REDUCED BY HALF Second Storm In Three Days Wrecks Havoc With Growing Cereals; One Death Is Reported. Louisville, Ky.. July IS. For the sec ond time in three days Kentucky was xwept by destructive storms yesterday.4 Crops loosened by the heavy rains" were j blown out of the ground while rain and j hailstorms sent streams out of their i banks all over the slate. The damage j to crops ns estimated at 50 percent. One ! decth is reported as a result of the floods. j LAKE ERIE GALE DRIVES 1 PLEASURE YACnTS TO COVER Put-in-Bay, O., July IS. Driven by a hea-vy northeast gale that broke over Lake Erie late Saturday afternoon and is still blowing today, numerous racing yachts that will participate in the an nual regatta of the Inter-Lake Yacht ing association tins wecit, are scattered along the shore of Lake Erie from To ledo to Port Clinton. Today's races have been potponed. "WASHOUT DELAYS TRAINS. J Nogales. Ariz., July IS. A washout ' occurred on the Souora railroad near ! Magdalena, Mexico, which held the trains about 12 hours. SHREVEPORT ARREST FACES MANY CHARGES Shreveport, La., July IS. Suspected of connection with many crimes, Jack Christy, alias Phil Ward, was placed in jail here by federal authorities to day. The charge on which he is arrested I is the alleged robbery of the postoffic 1 j at Lock Lomond, Ouachita parish. In- I vesrigation is to oe maue ot cnristy s j alleged connection with a horse theft In Ouachita parsh. a killing in More house parish, a charge of carrying fire arms in Union parish, and a killing at Ball, La.; he was formerly a soldier at Fort Sam Houston. BISBEE MECHANIC BUILDS NEW MACHINE IN EL PASO J. W. Pitts, of Bibee, who has been in Ll Paso for the last two months, su perintending the .manufacture of a me- i chanlcal invention bj the El Paso Foun- dr and Machine company, left Satur day evening for Blsbee. The apparatus which Mr. Pitts has invented and pat ented maj be used on any kind of ma chine having a reciprocal movement, j mining machinery, pumps and automo biles. On a test the machine has given 2400 feet piston travel, the high speed pis- i tUJI LIcLlCi Ut-lJI, lib llllCl let 1111 UVCi other machines. A manufacturing com pany is to be organized. EXPRESSMAN CHARGED WITH RECKLESS DRIA'ING Kamon Kivcra, who drives express j wajron No. Z2, wa arrested by patrol- J man Parker Monday morning and I charges cf reckless driving and block- lug traffic were docketed against him at . the police station. Ramon broke a sin gletree on a passing wagon on Mesa avenue before he was placed under ar resL He was allowed to go until the afternoon session of the police court. BACK FROM EUROPE. A. Mathias, an El Paso whilesale mer chant, has returned from an extended I trip through Europe. I Report Credits Majority of Investigators In His Favor. MINORITY REPORT TO FAVOR PINCHOT. Kansas City, Mo.. July IS. Repre sentative Madison, of Kansas, a mem ber of the congressional investigation committee, today wired the Associated Press from his home in Dodge City, de claring no conclusions had been reached in the investigation affecting secretary Ballinger. Mr Madison also said that the cora- J mltee" meets in Minneapolis on September to take its findings and conclusions. CKICA.GO HEARS STORY. Chicago, 111- July IS. According to the Tribune from Washington today, secretary Ballinger will be exonerated by the majority report of the join: congressional committee which for five months has been making an exhaustive Investigation into the affairs of the de partment of the interior and the bureau of forestry of the department of agri culture. The investigators who will concur m the majority report. which carries con demnation, of course of former chief forester Pinchor. former secretary Gar field and Louis Glavls, are according to the Tribune's storv, senators Nel on, Flint, Sutherland and Root, and rep resentatives McCall, Denby and Olm stead. Also a Minority- Report. It Is also declared a minority reoort will be filed declaring secretarv Bal linger guilty of the charge made against him. to which the signatures of sen ators Purcell and Fletcher and repre sentatives Madison. James and Graham i will be attached. It is asserted that the majority report i t,qc Saati rJmftPd hv senator Nelson and ' ,-. 7 "T...,,.." w.. oJ,o : tnai oi mummy u tcii-jcHi.m. James, and that in addition representa- tiv Madison, an insurgent from Kan sas, has written bis own opinion. al though he will Wn minoritv report. Acted Within Record. I The majority report is said to find I that secretarv Ballinger acted within J the record and displayed proper judg- J ment in respect to the Cunningham coal j lands, that he as wise, honest and ' conservative in hi: actions and wa; ju?- ! tlfled in his criticism of the reclamation , service ?nd in his abandonment of the policy of secretary Garfield. i The minoritv report, it is asserted, j will conflict in almost everv particular j with the finding of the majority. i 'k SPLINTER CAXTSES LOCK- S JAW, KILLING GIRL. Waco, Tex., July IS. Anti toxin failed to ave the life of Mary Elizabeth Flanagan, nine year old, who died from lock- 3- jaw. which resulted from a & splinter !n the foot about three & weeks ago. Death occurred - this 'morning. $-$ 0--v-o-e$-- American Girl Vho Denies Engagement Ml-s Anne Morgan, daughter of J. Pierpont Morgan and Don Jaime, the pretender to the Spanish throne. Miss Morgan is spending the summer with i friends in Vienna, and it is said that she 1 is frequently een in the company "of Don Jaime, rumors ot tneir engage- ment have been denied by Miss Morgan and the Spanish pretender as well. &Emmmz$&k Walter Scott, better known ns "Death Valley Scotty," who recently de clared that he has found a gold mine in Humboldt county, Nev., that Is richer than his mysterious alleged storehouse of wealth In Death Valley. Accord In to Reno report- he recently drove Into Winnaraucca, Aev., with a roll of yel low backs ns big around as his arm, and also had a large amount of gold with him. WANTS SUPERVISORS HALL MAY ENJOIN PRIMARIES OR AN Florence J. Kali, candidate for sheriff, may cauie the Issuance of an in junction restraining the election authorities here from holding the Democratic prlmnry election Saturday If certain demands are not granted. Mr. Hall has reauestei that Irp he nermlttfl to havp two )miwrrlir. fnr the election and that his opponent clined to grant the request. Mr. Hall states that the attorney genaral has rendered an opinion that he Is entitled to the supervisors, and If h e Is not permitted to have them, he Trill secure a writ of injunction restraining the officers from holding the primary. u i nil Rotan, Tex., July IS. early $22,DuO K the loss estimated "from fire be lieved to he due to a lamp explosion here abont midnight last night. The flnmei were discovered in the Richardson lumber yard and destroyed half of that plant, entailing a loss of $12,000. They-spread to the lumber yard of R. B. Spencer ct Co., causing- a loss of 510,000. The Spencer main offices are at Waco, Texas. MILLIONAIRE GETS POSITION IN NAVY. 1 Albert J. Mver First Tried for Second Lieuten ancy In Arnry. Washington, D. C, July IS. Undis mayed by his failure to pass the ex- j animation for a second lieutenancy in the United States army, Albert J. Myer, jr., the "millionaire corporal" of the I signal corps who has been stationed at ! Fort Myer. Va., for some months, has succeeded in passing the examination merce and the First National bank oc for a commission as assistant paymaster curred Saturday afternoon after bank of the navy. j ing hom. and the consolidated First Na- Myor wanted to emulate the brilliant j tional opened for business Monday military career of his grandfather. Gen. ! morning. j Myer, who founded tne signal corns, and ! for whom Fort Myei was named. Al- thouoh unsuccessful in efforts to be come an officer in the army, he was a great success as a social lion. The yeung corporal attended many social functions In Washington and the duties co'nsumed so much of his time, it is said studies suffered. STABBING APP11AV IS REPORTED XT ttirvpi ' Jacksonville, Tex.. July 18. News j was received here this morning from Turney. eight miles southeast of here, of an encounter Detween William Crlbbs and Collins, Hawes. two voutns. in which Hawes was probably fatly stabbed. Nine wounds were inflicted and 41 stitchts were required to close tin-m. Three wounds are said to have pene trated the cardial cavity. YOUNG GIRL DIES AFTER BEING STRUCK BY TRAIN. Jacksonville. Tex., Juiy 18. Julia t Fowler. 14 years of age. died as th result of- injuries' 'rccMveld lnfan acci- j dent when, .struck, "byf,a- .passenger j train Saturday nigl)t. -Her sisif r Grace. IS years old. who firstf Tjvias not".. thought seriously injured. !srsald to I bo in a serious condition and will likely die. CHILD BREAKS NECK IN FALL FROM BED IN BELTON. Belton. Tex.. July IS. The body of the -Infant son of Mrc. Chas. Fullwiler. of Abilene, was started to Abilene this mornin'v where the buriaJ will take pla-e. Mrs. Fullwiler came to Belton j several day ago to visit relatives. Yes- I terday morning the child, who was j about a year old. was playing on the bed. when he fell to the floor, breaking his neck which caused instant death. MAN STRUCK BY TRVCE CHAIN DIES NEAR KMPMAX Terrell. Tex.. July IS. Walter How ell. 23 years old. Is dead on the Cart- i wright ranch, four miles east of Kai man. as the result of injuries sus tined when a trace chain broke at ti'o hav press whero he was employed, striking him in the abdomen, last Fri day. HOME FROM KENTUCKY. A Ives Dixon, claim agent q th 731 Paso Electric Railway company, has returned from an extended visit in his j old home at Henderson. Ky.. wher hoi and Mrs. Dixon spent their vacation. INJUNCTION be allovred two. but the "ing, has de CONSOLIDATED BANKS OPEN FOR BUSINESS. First National and Bank of Commerce Now One Institution. When the First National bank opened Monday morning it was with a capital j a"(1 surplus of 5S0O.000 and with W. L. j Tooley, formerly cashier of the National Bank of Commerce behind the vice I president's dek ar the First National. j The consolidation of the Bank of Corn- TEXAS COMPANY PLANS FIGHT ON STANDARD OIL. Fort Worth. Tex.. Juiy IS. The Tex as company, in which John W. Gates is heavily interested, today began the construction of a large distributing plant on Van Rensselaer island. The plant of the Houston Fire Brick 1 company was recently transferred throuSh Arthur E. Douglas to the Tex- I as comnanv and will he u;ed bv th Texas company in the long planned tight against the Standard Oil com pany. V$h$$$-33 A - O ; LOSES LVRGE PIECE ' OP SKULL: MAY LIVE $ I Roswfll. N. M.. July IS. ..&'. Donrn's, the - lyearcld son of , 6 Tobe Stewart, niprht watchman at the Roswell "Wool" and Hid company, was kicked by a horse and a piece of his kuK three inches long by one inch wide was crushed into his I. $ S jT hrn in Tho nipec of hnnn wn; removed and Dhvsiclans state & . that the child may recover. & -- H KILLING IS REPORTED NEAR CITY OF WACO. Waco. Tex.. July 18 News was re-j celved from Lerov, that Thomas Casey J and George Madden had engaged in a j quai rel. in which Caey shot Madden! with a shotgun. Madden dying Instant- ly. Madden had a pistol in his hand when shot. Casey is married. VICTORIA COMPANY APPEALS DAM CASE Socorro. N. M.. Jnly IS. The- Victoria Land and Cattle company has filed notice of Its appeal from theiinding of the commissioners In the EIephant Butte dam ense, as a result of which property belonging to the company has heen taken possession of by the government for the dam. Judge Merritt C Mechem convened an adjourned term of the July term of court here in oriter to allow the perfection of the appeal. The government was represented by United States assistant district attorney S. B. Davis, Jr., of Las A'egas. VIcMillen & Doighert-, of Socorro, represent the cattle com- j pany. The ease will be submitted on the appeal to the'supreme court. By the awara 0f the commlsslo- rs, the cattle company is allowed $200,- 000 for the land taken for dam purposes. insurance Law May Be Amended at the Special Session of State Legislature. LIQUOR INTERESTS JOCKEY FOR PLACE Election Called to Eill the Vacancies in House and , Senate. (By H. H. Shelton.) Austin, Tex., July IS. Aside from ths possibilities of Governor Campbell springing a surprise in regard to the liquor question or the primary election law, the Interest in the special session of the legislature which opens Tuesday centers around the fight which will he made on the insurance law and on com missioner of insurance Hawkins. John A. Mobley, now assistant attor ney general, In charge of the court of criminal appeals, and one of the candi dates for speaker of the house at the last session of the legislature, is said to be governor Campbell's choice to suc ceed commissioner Hawkins. He has been the governor's right hand man in a number of fights and has proved a man whom the governor could trust. Hadspeth Leads Fight. The fight for the repeal of the in surance law will be led by senator Hudspeth, of El Pasoi The chairman ship of the insurance committee in the senate, which, helped to frame the law and to which all bills will have to be referred during the special session, is vacant and it is considered more than likely that senator Hudspeth will be named by governor Campbell to fill that vacancy. There is considerable sentiment now developing against the repeal of the law, and It may" be left on the books and the powers of the commission greatly enlarged. Business men seem to think that the law Is a good one if certain necessary amendments are May Be Amended. The Indications are also that gov- I ernor Campbell does not think that the ' bill, one of his pet measures, has had a fair trial and he will probably pas3 the word around among his friends that the bill shall be amended and kept on the statute books. This would be in the nature of an endorsement of the governor in having advocated Its pass age to begin with. Election to Fill Vacancies. In addition to the officers o be nominated by the Democratic primaries on Saturday. July 23, governor Camp bell lias caHed a special election on that date, at which time will be elected a congressman to succeed Gordon Rus sell, appointed a federal district judge; three state senators and 10 repvesenta- j tives. the latter vacancies being caused hprs nf thf legislature elected at thai I time will qualify at once and partici pate in the special session. For these places there are for the most part warm contests, especially for the places in the senate. Should the Campbell prohibition forces capture all three, they would be jutt that much stronger entrenched in the senate and would make it much more difficult to block the administration's program in that body. The 10 representatives to be elected will not affect matters in the house as that body is largely prohlbi- J tion. votln more than the necessary two-thirds on the matter of submission at the last session. Senatorial Vacancies. The proclamation by the governor calls for vacancies to be filled, in the following senatorial districts: 'Second, I where Bascom H. Thomas, of Sulphur t Springs, has resigned. Seventeenth wnere i. w. Jiasiersoii, ui vjo.hc.. has resigned: Thirty-firt, where J. P. Hayter, of Decatur, has resigned. Many New Congressmen. Vacancies are to be filled In the fol- lowing representative districts: rwen- tv-ninth. where John A. Mobley. of Ath ? ens, has resigned: Thirtv-third. where Ti. E. Westbrooke. of Wolfe -City, has 4t ' resigned: Forty-ninth, where W A. Trenchmann. of Bellvllle. has resigned: ' Nineteenth, where v imam Crtesen. ot ! San Marco-, has died: Qne Hundred and i Fourth, where D. J. Brockerson has re- I signed: One Hundred and Seventh. where C. H. Jenkins, of Brownwood nas resigned: One Hundred and Sixth dis trict, where J- R- B6wman. of AmarHlo, has resigned: Forty-eighth, where C. A Meeks has reigned, and Sixty-sixth, where C. E. Gaines, of Comanche, has resigned. Representative Pierce, of Laredo, the ' Republican member of the lower house. has also died, and the proclamation calls for an election for Ws successor.