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&arbtaDfiuront' CONGER IS HEARD
W.H M OI.I.AKK, r-sMUhw. OrUlUIUD, N M. FAHM AND FLOOK, IltUr MMty ti In fine ibSfe. OtUM MMM well are ml OHMby. I tall worms wwfy km nnHd Oorhby. A One eor crop will kt momd nronnj Mhti county exposi to ralie torse mm erop. Tea hs eerUlaly raised in in WMM WM)t cfsm this yeatr. Texas eontlnnos to shin msnr car loads of oantolosjseo nnd wnlermeloos. AJI kinds of stock are 111 Saw con dition In the Pert Stockton counter. Sheriff Thomas of Bctor ounlr sold tilt bnach of stack cattle to u.b Daw on. T. I. Qllllsols recently purchased n tot of yearling steers (ram J. L. Davit And J. I, fern fte of So Mors, Tax., at fill. 'Hie timber sandy bolt of Hepklni icMinty aktlHM tho II Mat crop prospects In many roars. Mr. Mooney of Midland Imb i at re has- otl tlio ranch of D. P. White, 41 imIIm 0J3t of Pot t StOCktOn. K. 11, Kondrwk of Crockett county fflld hte eattie mi Taylor llox to J. U Wde and John Martin for ftft&O. The lMt half orsatTAOIN N'Q S. .-n iJttltl a slats law alooilun and tbtno fa voring a i lock law won by a la rat majority. 0"i hundred carloads of wheel hava been shipped from Troy this season, and that place expects to tend out aa Many more. It la reported that the British gov. ucnmeot baa expended $M,Mo,ooa for harwa and mules for the Smth. Afrl OHti eatapslgn. Mrs. John II. Lemons of Marathon resently purchased froHi It. It. Wk nld of I'acoa county 11 aactlona of land for llftfn). lli.a eye I tat been earning aomo trou Mo among the eatUo of J. 1). Mitchell an the Sonar and Compsss much near Colorado, Tex. KciKitlatloae are laid to have been opined by It. It. Wilson of Ilerelnlr for tli 9 Major Dale ranch of 10,000 aerea In Tom Oroeu county. Ombe Merchant and Janiea Datith arty of Abilene lmvo reeently been looking after cattle interest nbout Carlsbad and Itoawell, N. M. At Pecos n few days ago J. W. Me- Cutebeou sold to Jsime llltaon of Abl leae MOO towa at 1 17 a bead. Ti e cat tle will be delivered at Toyab. A veterinary surgion la to be 'sent frew Havana to Paris to atudy the uai of aatl-toslne for carbuncle, which has raneed many deaths iimoug the tattlo of Cuba. Four head of cattle re- ntly diid of fever m a ranch In Borden fount y owned bf W. 0. Winston, Ton folk SMd Mr. Oreeu. The posture was qu..r antlned. J. W. Tborttbnry of Colorado, Tex.. Who has been Inspecting stile In the I'acoa country (or the sanitary board, states that cattle are In flue nx on the i'acoa. In INI no bogs were shipped from Doeque county and MMM0 was ex ponded for pork. Now the value or the shipments yearly will amount to fully $100,000. J.owdati. Cockorell ft illttaon of Abi lene benight the raneh, cattle and horses owned by Cox, Oage A Co., txar Van Morn. They paid txO a head for Ibe cattle and horses and IIO.COO for I he ram h. There are 3 loo head of cat tle and 100 head of hma a. Top hogs brought II. "5 on the Dallas market a few daya ago. Uge Hunneli. the well-known bredir and feeder of Alien, Collin county, marked that Market with 117 head which averaged 102 pounds. The graaahoppera nd worms are de vaatatlng the country In the vteinity of Imports, Col. The rnashotners ate aid to be tbliker than at any time stac I ITS and are taking vegetatlin clean as they so. Mad hat HtUo they do overlook Is devoured by the worms. A trala load of red Texas oats ai sent a few daya nso from Howe, Tx , to Opeilkj. Helms Macon, Augusta and other points In tbe southwest. Ibe abipmont roesistrd of M.sM tus&cls and was valued at ttc.oM. B. C. White, ape. inj sgent of the de partment of agrl ulture. s making an Inapecttoa of Tesaa iotton fields to de termine the loss from rrceat ralna. lrf Tioua Investlgallons and I nag it tlona bad ehown there was an excess of perhaps t ier cent In the plmtoi I T Hutb, ibe well-known Abilene satt if man waa umung the reseat Da laa lsltors Mr Hutb baa niae base) of amortboare whlcL he reports art) In Una condition, lie states that tbe aetn and cotton erepa in Taylor are in flue abat for a gooti yltld. rrom ThrtMoh American Consul Dip- oott at Che Too. PRACTICALLY NOT AN AMERICAN Hit Dene Any l&oilng-Tfco lUridred and iHcntSeun ol The Stnih Infantry RrpeMed Slfk Washington, Aog. 1 Tbe war da rtartinent Tuesday svomIhk reeeived cablegrama from China. Tha Hint reads: Che Poo (undited). Tien Teln. July 17. (Sorbin, Washington: Meeaage Juat received from Conger says since 10th by agreement no firing. Have provlelons several weeks, little ammu nition; all safe, well. ! (LagRVt) report allied forces ad raRce. IfaeUeally no looUcg by Amer icans, no unnecessary killing Indiana arrived Ifith. Order MrCnnn, Uladen, both Aliens, llltchell and llryce tn Join regiment here. DAOOIBT. The second reada: Cho Poo, Tien Tain. July M.-Corbin, WnnMneton: tflntahtre arrived STtb. Two liunilred and twenty-seven ninth Infantry slek. Ten doctors, 100 hoanlt- nis oorpa men, twenty algnnl inon. Un avoidable delay unloading troops. Por tion troops arriving. DAOnirr. Tim omelnl connrmnttun of the news that Minister Conger la ante mid well. coupled with the statemont tlmt he haa provision for several weeka, and th .t the tiring on the delegation haa ceased, Mas welcome Intelligence, though not unexpected in view of recent news. It is expected now that all the energies of the government aa well as thote of other ns tlona will be concentrated tor an ad i nee on I'ekln. Several of the reports which have come from China teem to Indicate that this will occur very soon, some of the drafts If lies plac ing tbe date as early aa yesterday. The omelets here, however, do not look for so early an advance if the allied com manders adhere to their original esti mate of 00,000 men na necessary for the campaign, na the lateat reports re ceived here do not ahow half that num ber in the ground. HUH other reporta. Indicating the possibility or the ad vance belug made by tbe British ami American armies, have coins and our fllllcers commnndlng In China have a frw hand In any military movements. The proportion of men of the ninth In fantry reported hy Col lines I aa nlt-k Is considered an alarming and an n fortunate feHturc of the Hltnutlon om clala are uuable to amount for II. lint agree that It may IH,iy nn immediate movement forward. 'I Ik- di liys.ln un loading tbe trunspnriH also arc dis couraging and vcxntl'ina. Surgeon (Jen. Stern burg had air. idy given pub lic notice that loo tontraet surgeons are wanted for service in the nil, but It will be some time iicfors they can be got ready for active work. Adjt. (Jen. Corhln received a dla patch from Lieut. Col. CooilRi. om mandlug tho ninth Infantry at Tien Tain. It came by way of Che Poo and la aa follows: Tlsn Tain, July 17. The following letter of UetU. Col. Rhlba. military attache nt tha legation of I'ekln, dated July M, arrived at Tien Tain July zS at 8 o'clock In the evening: I'ekln. July IS. Kvenlug. We are all awnltliiR Impatiently tbe arrival of re Itiroreementa. When are yow coming? Alt legations have been blocked slnee tlio IIUi or mat month, and since tbe Mth we have faoen attacked contin ually, night and day. by the Chinese soMlefs from more than ten encamp ments, lly supreme effort we are still defending. We are dally awaiting with Kfoat anxiety the arrival or it re iHfortriNK army, and If you can't reach here In leas than a week's time It la probable that we will be unable to hold out longer. The emperor and empress dowager appear to be still at I'okln. Werre our reinforcements to arrive It la very probable that they would floe to Wan Shoshan Killed ami wounded up to date: Right killed, one a sag tain of infantry, and an ambassador's attache; seven seriously woandod, the flret secretary of the legation being one of twenty slightly wounded The num ber of Europeans killed la sixty In nil. OOOMDOB. DBATH OP A OUKC. The eewirt Sen ttf tIMeen Vliitflrtn rei Awny at Oftitfrff. liondott, Aug. 1. The news of the death of the Duke of tkixo-Coburg-damn (Dttho of IftllHblirgh), second Mn of Qneeti Victoria, Ims created a settee tlon In Undon, M It was totally unexpected. There ware many callers at Olarenee and Marlbortmgh houses and tho lonl imtasrlata's office. Plana were Imlf-nmatml at the Carle ton Iteforw, Mtwrts and othor West Nml clubs. The queen was deuply at feeted, and tits 1'rlnee of Wales can celed the nrraagomenta for attending flood wood, whore his horse, hncknow. , was tbe favorite In the race for the I steward's cup. I At Windsor there wars eigne of ' mourning, the bolls In the curfew tow er of St. rjeorge'e chapel being tolled. It Is slated that the body of the late duke will Ite embalmed and brought to 1 Bngland for Interment, and that It I wilt lie In slate at Windsor. The duke's auccessor, the Duke of ' Albany, arrived In Iondoit. The lonl mayor of London sent n message of condolence tn the queen on beltalf of the cltiasns of Iondon, expressing tho hnpo that the sympathy of the nation would prove a aulace and comfort In her bereavement. Xumerona public and semi-public functions havo been nlmndnned, and the .'Oiirt and society will Itnmwllalely be ordered Into'moumliiR. The ditaette ordera tne court In mourning for King Humbert from Aug. I tn Aug. it and for the Duko of Saxe-Cobtirg and flotbw from Aug. 2 to Sept. 18. Sting- Vl to- lliimiiiicl III. Indon, Aug. 1. A apaclfil dlapatch from Home aaya that King Victor ISmanuel III. arrived at Ilrindlal unex pectedly. The dlapatch adds that the oting qun 'aimed when Informed , of the assassination of King Humbert ! Tbe king and queen atarted for Monta Immediately after reaching Ilrindlal. I Tha police are pushing Inquiries In j all directions, hut the Information with regard to iHe asssslu llressl la not yet very definite. It appears that when he was searching for lodgings nn Prlday at Mouse he waa Hccomtmnled by a young man, whom tbe police are now seeking. The pletol the aasissln used waa a new and suiter lor weapon mark ed "Massachusetts." Tbe itflllce of Milam toarched the house of a man named Itamella had re latione with persona In the United Htatca and that roniinunlratiane had I Hissed between him and them In con nection with the crime. lineal and an other Tuscan froouented the oafia III Milam where tliey wcr overheard dla- ' ii sing a big xclii tvf that uould aaton- , loll Ibe world 1 I Kwrything notut to ahow that the 1 crime waa long pr meditated and that i tbe police ere now being charged with want of ton sight DOUBTS DISPELLED As a Cablegram From Sir Cljudc MaoDonald, British Minister, ALL IN THE LCGA1 IONS ARE ALIVE And that an Armistice Itai Dun In forte Since July IG-Womtn and Children Safe In llrllhh Imbaiiy. I'MwaHle lrayer i Monta. Aug. 1. Ths body of King ( Humbert dre.aed In black l ea on the ; bed ordinarily iihed by blui Around the niasilvn rnmii nlbra holding burn ! Ing tapers i.t th fcot und bead ate a Ited of flowers, placed by Queen Marg uerite, who passed tbe Ion hours of tbe night in prayer by the bod on which the body Ilea. Pather Itlgnaml. the court chaplain, la In Immediate charge of the blur. The cardinal rrhblahun nt UiU in Ijml ill I dnred a requiem tunas In nil tho ' ..lllirnhaa I.. V.I- ,lln.aA t.M.VMV III III URKMVi lllen Jllller. Crowley, U Aug. 1. Tho Itleo Millers' and Q rowers' aasoeiatmn, lim ited, met here ami elected otlltora aa follows: Charles A. Lowery, ljwory, U. prealdent; J. D. Marks, Crowley, vice president; J. Proeland, Crawley, secretary; J. 1'. I la her, Jennings, treasurer. The association bid tlOO for the drat sack of clean rice, crop of 1MB, raited by Cbapnls A Ilrttlssard or Hayno, mid gave the $104 to the wblowa and or phans or the murdered polleamsn or New Orleans. The Willow ttprlsg church In still-) county, Texas, was wrecked by a term. Ileebst Ibsp Kent Chicago. Ill, Aug. 1. -Nearly 400 persons, many of whom ha4 never been Inside a polios station before, wore aantursd In a wnoteaale raid In a backet sop located In the town dis trict and carried off to the police stations. A dose flrma. mm of them John Inehtaeon ft Co.. prominently eoaasetad with tho board at trade, were visited by the police during tbe raid, which wae ao perfectly plan ned that hardly a person in all tbe rooms escaped. Dr. Haberoom. reeently head of the Oermaa bureau of the Republican cam paign committee, will make sbisches for thn Democratic ticket. lie says s majority 8f the Oermaa vart s art as serting tbe Republican parly, la the Powers case defendant testi fied Mendsy. Us admitted lite organ isation o mottHUIners, but denied that he look them to Prsnkfort, Ky., to In timldale anyone. Not Hi IIhhj. Itndon. Aug. 1. A tllapatcb resolvsd at the war offlee from Iinl Hoberta materially modifies ths statement of ths surrender of 6000 rshela under Oen. Prlnaloo. It now appears that a ens. Prlaatoa, Villlera and Ctewther surrendered with M men. H82 homes, Mi rifles and a Krupp 9-pounder. tome oi the waders In mere distant parts or the hills hesitate to come on the pbm that they are Independent of den. I'rlnsloo. tord Roberta advises he haa directed Oen. Hunter to resume hostilities Washington, Jnly II. Ths seerslnry or state reeeived at midnight Sunday a dlirmtsh from Mr. Powler, American consul at Ohe Poo, dalod July 96, noon. Mr, Powler myt: "A lsttsr from the Osrmsnl, dated list Instant, received nt Tien Tain, German loss Is tsn dead and twelve wounded. Chinese ceased their attack on tho 12th. Huron von Ksttslsr'a body sold to bo safe. The Austrian, Dutch and Spanish legations destroyed nnd tho Prench rwtrtlnlly. A letter from tho Japanese legation, dated 2ld, arrived nt Tien Tsln on ths 3llh. Ten linttaltona of Chinese nholled tho lega tion ronaeeiitlvely from tho 30th of Juno nnd stopped on tho 17th of July, but niny rsnsw. Ths enemy are de eronalng. Tho Gorman, Iltiaelan, Amort can, II rltlnli and half tho Jnpnnone nnd Prench logntlonn etlll defonded, Jnpaueao my thoy havo food for nix days, but llttlo nmmttnltlon. Tho om poror nnd omprona nro reported nt I'ekln." Damn von Hollelten. the German am bassador, called upon Secretary I lay yesterday. He said be had not re ceived any word from llerlln on th receipt of the Important letter from the German legation at J In described by Mr. Powlsr. Aa Is always ths case with Chinese advlees, a dlacrspancy appears Imme diately upon a comparison of the Or iunn cud Japanese advices. The tier man report says the attack stopped on tho llth; tho Jnpensfo report places the oessntlnn of firing on tho nth. The state department odlclaln believe tills la onnlly explained hy a consideration of tho differences lietween the Chris tian and Chluoso calendar. Another curious statement, however, la contained In the .Inpanese report to tho effect that alx legatlona wero still bolng defended on ths ltd. This Is In npiwrent conflict with Mr. Conner's last reported statement that tho lega tions ware "In llrltmh tindor coutlntid ahnt and shell," '.e. It ras underatoml that Mr. Conger meant that all the legatlonem were In the Ttrltlah legntlon, though thla might have been a atralned Interpretation of his meaaage, nnd the various legation mentioned In the Japuneec dlapatch inav still be peopled. t Miliary men here are amazed at the atHtemeut thflt the legations ailcceaH fully rest .ted nearly a month's Inces sant shelling by ten battalions of Chlneae. That any trace of a brick building Hhould remain after such a bombardment la utterly Inconceivable by them. The British admiralty haa made pub lic the following dlapatch ftoin Hear Admiral Ilrtire at Tien Tsln: "Pollowlng message from I'ekln - "Tlrltleh legation, I'ekln, June SO io July 10, reiteatedly atiaeks by Chinese troflim on all sides, lloth rifle and ar tillery lire. Since July 16 an armistice, but a cordon Is strictly drawn on both aides of the position. Chinese barrl on dee close tn our. "All women and children In the Brit ish legation. Casualties to date sixty- two killed. Including Capt .81 ion la. A number of wounded In hospital. Includ ing Capt. Hallway. Rest of legntlon all well, except David Qlllpbant nl Warren, killed Jnly II. "MacDOKALD." AiTrptnl ii lli'imlil. Iemltm, Jnly M llr Claude Mae Donald's welcome dispatch, dated I'e kln. July 11. and received In cipher. Is accepted on all sides as dispelling any doubts that might atlll have existed re na I'd Ing the genulnenets of the dis patch. Owing to an error In transmission the massage falls to show the number of wonndsd. David Olllphant and Warren were student Interpreters Tha messsge faila to mention the other legal tons and other mstters of prcaslng Importance, but It should be borne in mind tlmt tbe Itrtttab minis let may net be aware that all his pre vious dispatches have been suppressed a- Titer Hte Sutm- Ilrussel. Jnly II A dispatch from Shanghai says, according to tbe gov ernor or Shantung, an Imperial decree announces that all the ministers are safe. The rebels attacked the British legation on July 8. but were repuleed with the lose of 1M men- Through the Intermediary of the governor of Shantung a telegram from the Ilueelsu admiral, Alexleff. has reached the min uter In Pekln. Chlneee sources aay that ths Huropeana were holding out on July 21 In the Catholic cathedral B0IR9 BUHRSNDBn. ne TlinHMtiil of Tlicm TwwTlielr Armi Over to the lltltiiti. London, July II. The following of flelal dlirmteh has been reoelred from Uinl Itoberta: "I'rootrla. July JOz-On July ad Mt Doimld fought n rear gHnrtl nation with tho enotny from oorly morning until dark, nlno mite thla side of NBHiiwpoort, In tho llethlohom hllta, rmiltlng In hla effectually blocking Nttanwpoort-Nok to the lloer wagons. "Hunter reports that the onomy twleo cheeked hla advance by holtllng atrong irasltlona on two Neka, ono of which waa tnkon before dark by tho Scots, ths Itoyal Irish, tbe Wiltshire and Lelnitor regiments. Onr casual ties wore only five or alx. The second Nek wna taken during the light by the ScoU and Guards, without opposition, the onomy retiring close to Naanw poort, "Prisoners taksn slated that 1100 Burghers would anrrsndsr If giiarnn tostl that they would bo treated na prisoners of war nnd not as rebels. To this I had assented. Aa n rssnlt or thoao operations Prlnaloo, command ing the Boers, naked, tindor n ring of truce, n four days' nrmlstlee for peaco nogotlntlona. "Huntor replied that tho only torms ho could neoopt wero uneondltlonal surrender, nnd until theee woro eom piled with hontllltlon could not coaao. I oxprewoil my npprovnl, and told Huntor on no oecnalon to enter Into negotiations. "Aa I am writing, n telegram haa eomo from Hunter saying that Prlna loo had written n aeeond lettor ox pressing willingness to linnii over him self, hla mon, rllles, ammunition and other fire arms upon condition that tho horses, saddles, bridles and other pos sessions of the Burghers lie guaranteed them and they be free to return to their homes. "I have replied that the surrender must be absolutely uneniidlllonnl. that all rifles, ammunition, hnrsss and other IHMsesslnuH muat lie given up, and that the Burghers will bo considered pris oners of war. I added tlmt I'rlnsloo's overtures will not he allowed In any wuy to Interfere with Hunter's opera tions, which must be continued until tho onomy Is dofeated or has surren dered." A later dlspntah from Oen. Uobertfl dated July 30 confirms ths stirreudor of Prlnaloo, wlht 6000 Hoars. Alinill AmhmIii mill .Milimllnn. Mnnxn, July St. After tho shooting of King Humbert hero as soon na his majesty's attendant could realise whnt bad happened ho was placed In his carriage and driven aa rapidly as pos sible to the pslsce. He wss, nowevor, beyond human aid. The naaaaaln'a nime la variously given na Anrrolo and Oaetno Bressl. He was born In Pralo. Nov. 10. HJ, ar.n Is a weaver by trsde. He tomes rrom America, where lie IhiI resided !n Pet erson, N. J. He anya he had no ac complices, end Hi it he lommltted the c'me becnue of his hatred or mon archical Institutions He reached Monsa July 27 rrom Milam, where ho stayed a few days It appears that wh-n Kln Humliert was wounded be exclaimed: "It Is nothing." The roynl carriage covered the distance between the gymnaatle 10 cloty cliiuaonae. whero the rrlme was eommlttetl. and the royal villa at full epeed. requiring hut three inlnHtoi. The Itlug expired nn the way. and although placed an a bed, waa. dead when tho doctor arrived. Bressl Is young, tall a-d swrrthv. It spjuars C'al he remii'nnl four daya In Prnlo and two daya at Bologna, after which he came here An eyewltnee ays (hit lmmedlsl"'y after the shots ware fired tbe king felt hack, presalnn hla hand to his heart He was Instantly supported by a on Ponsla Uaglln. who told the coachman to drive with all speed to the castle Alter ble exclamation. "It la nothing," ho did not utter a sound. Bleed g ished from his mouth The assassin, on reaching tbe guard room of the carbineers, was In a piti able condition, bis Itsnla aud arms being lacerated and bloody and hie clothes lorn by tha angry crowd Rs plying to questions, be h'saml through his clenched teeth: "Tell them I come from America on purpose to kill Hum bert I hsvc only Just arrived from America and know no one I spent a day at Bologna and then came on to Milam.'' Jenlouay caueed otto Pennington to kill hie wire at Owaesa. la. hrlllni Hri. " St. Petersburg. July II. Chinese ttoops and boxers, have appeared at the towns if TuksbOH. Sisjodabl and (lalfen, inciting the inhabitants to re volt. On July IT the- garrison at Sin judehl was shelled from the town, three men being killed. A Itueelan detachment returning from an Inspec tion or affairs In Gaodun Peninsula was attacked and eurreundtd by Chinese troops on July II The ItnasiaHS event ually repulsed the Chinese with a loss or tight rosiucks killed and tea wounded. Was a SUrtprrilBE. The Amount of I.mnl Km en Held Mnt (lenerall? Knnnn. Austin, Tox., Ang. 1. The statement compiled by Stale Treasurer ItobblnH, showing tho amount or notes held by ths elate nnd the number of aerea of land under lease wna a surprise cVon lo those having a general Idea of tho condition of the land bnslno. The published figures, whleh wore In de tail nnd accurate, oxeecded all expec tations. It Is dimottlt to comprehend that within tho nrehlven or the stnto treas ury there nrs Individual notos ox eo ut ml by roeldenta oi Texas aggregating tho large ram of 113. (11.121.58, and, too, comiweed almost entirely of compara tively small nmotintn. which rondors the work of keeping tab on them vory exacting and laborious. While on title subject, by way of ex planation. It la but proper to state that it the above amounts all of ths notes are In good standing, tho Intorost for tho current year having boon paid In every Instance. Thoro Is a largo eum represented In notes not In good stand ing, nnd atepa are to bo tnkon to havo the Innda forfeited whoro Interest la pact due nnd tho tlmo haa oxplrcd to havo claims reinstated by payment of Interest nnd penalties. Howevor, nono of tho last montlonod notos nre In cluded In the total given nbovo. Or the totnl noloa, tho bulk, or nearly all of them, nre hold by tho pormnnent school fund, nnd tho Intor eat on thorn la deposited to the credit of the nvnllnblo school fund nnd np portlnnod out oaeh yenr on Aug. 1. The aehool fund own notoa oxoctttod In payment for school lands amounting to 111.101,110.78. and tho balance of the notes, aggregating 1111.001. are owned by asylum and unlvoralty funds, ns follows: Blind Institute M0.81B, doaf and dumb fM,t0t, lunatlo nsylnm 50,096, orphans' home 180,081, and university $I1,IM. Nrflcd l.nwjrr (Innr. Austin. Tex., Aug. 1. Geo. P. Pon dexter, one of the most brilliant law yors In Toxnn, dlod nt his home In thla city after a brief Ulnose of typhoid fever. Goo. Pondextor waa -18 yoars of sgo. Ho was horn In Skowhegon. Me. At tho tlmo of hla birth hla mother was on n visit nt tho almve nnmod placo. His parents resided tn Gnlvos ton until ho was 4 years old, tlton they moved to Port Lnvneo. Cnlhoun county. Hero waa whoro tlio deceased begun the sttidy or Inw nt tho nge 17 years In the olllee or Goo. P. Plnloy. At the age or U years he had hla dla abilities removed nnd obtained a license to practice law. Aftor prac ticing at Port Uvaca he moved to Goliad, where he waa associated with ii. It. Iaiic. Prom there be came to Austin In 171 and has roalded her since that time. In Mentor) n' lluuilwr. Galveston, Tex., Aug. 1.--AI a mass meeting of Italians held In Gslveston, Mr. 8. P. Bernsrdonl made an address, In which the assassination of King Humbert was declared the cowardly act of a "rountryless demon." At the request of ths meeting Mr. C. N'lcollnl. Italian consul, sent the following ca blegram: "Galveston. Tox.. July 31. Her Maj esty Quoon Marglierlta. ltoino: Italian colony Galveston shocked cowardly deed. Implores God to soften Borrow o our beloved quuon; confirming moat alneoro devotion to Savoy dy nasty. N'ICOLINI." A committee waa appointed to ar range for n funeral innss. liriiirui-ii tn iimtb. Iloyso City. Tax.. Aug. 1. A fntnl ! runaway occurred on the farm of W. j 0. Ponnlugtou. two miles northeast of Itojte City. Mr. Pennington's little son, Htjy. II years old, In company with a farm hand, was returning from j tho farm In n wagon drawn by n pair oi mnios. tjio hired man got down lo open a goto, while Itoy remained on the wagon. The child had tho lines around his body. The mules became frightened, ran against a post of ths gate, knocking a wheel off and throw ing the child mil. The lines held and he was dragged too yards and Into a pile or lumber, crushing the back of his head, lis lived about twenty-five minutes. i While visiting a patient Dr. N. M. ; Clark expired at the bedside near Itea ! nan, Tex. Ballard Smith, the well known Journalist, tiled at Boston. Maes. Trulu Hurl. noeenbsrg. Tax., Aug. 1 While the Southern I'aclfle eajt-boniul train was Blading at ttis depot a shooting affray occurred between Jim Coleman and Walter neese and some parties nu tbe Southern 1 'seine train. Coleman was shot In the arm, leg and back. It ease was shot In ths hip. No pas sengers were injured. Between twelve nnd fifteen shots were exchanged. Coleman and Iteese were formerly from Columbus, Tex , but are residing title.