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0AIU.SI1AD, 17. KL FIELD, RANCH, GARDEN, Oornda snort Around Caldwell. OeUen nicker are In demand. The fleocy v keep rolling In. Cotton bud bflnw 14 per ten nt 1 Km ha in. IMIli and Navarre county farmers need retlon inciters badly. Cotton was damaged about 10 par hundred In Nolan county. W. II. llradto exhibited nt Comanche a rot Km stalk with 100 bolls 1HII Odeti of Chicago, Tex., reports eattle In hit MtllHH In good condition. II. C. Hboine or llkome, Texas, will exhibit a bull nt the Denton fair fur which h has refused 11800. Oeo. Wllkee of Childress county, mid IM need of yearlings to IhiIb Ntehotn of Collnaawortk. Frank Thompson of llslllnger, re- roiulr bought In the Miles Station country yearling sOwtrs at 116 Mrs. Hobertsou of Sulphur Spring! sold to Drum & Colly ns 600 head of stock mltl In Sterling county U. F. lleltrler bought of MrKlnley II rot in Tom Green county. 86 fat butcher rui. at ISO Hr head. Mllle Montgnmcr? of Oaona, Tex Milil to Robert Msasle recently 600 head of nux-k rattle at $15 a head. Jim Taylor, the Derll'e I liver ranrh man. has pieced 1000 head of cows and store la a pasture Ave mllra at of Osou, It. 9. ftpreul of Valentino recently boustU t0 bead of "rattle from Mr Me CiN of I'valde, paying $16 aruund for the. U it. Ierrln, a writ hoown ranch men of Roland Valley, died at Velaeeo from Injuria received in tbo hurrt i ant. Cotoin was damaged about 10 por cent in that enrti n if Uurleadn conn ty around t'nldwell by the roeant atorm. J. li Ile shipped loventeon our load j of cattle from Henrietta to Coup r to toad at Ua oil mill for the SL l.oule market. Milton Puckett of Crockett county bought of Ilfll) Mosaic M head of picked taws out of tho Montgomery & llry- ean Rtoeli nt 10 par hnad. Joo Montague, manager of tho OD rattle company, recently wild from the company's Crook nation ranch 1000 three-yenr-old ccers nt ISO per hoad Hen Hnrmnueln of Justin hna lost three of lit Hereford ratle with fever. They were to have been exhibited at the Denton fnlr. Clark ft Linn recently bought of V. It. Sims and W. W. Kelson, in Mltclioll county. 60 bead of iieer yearling nt 110.60 a head. a. II. lltll of Crockett county, re telly loat a cow from the murrain, and Then. Workman lost 2 bulla, valued at J65 and II2S, from the aame disease. W. D. Keynold of Reynolds, Tex., liaa aold his rattle Intereatc In Dnko tit and express blmaelf aa well pleased with tho levos Valley coun try. 0. W. Itlankrneblp, residing near MrrtlHtx-y, paid $U rent for four acreM of land I Ik plant' d alternate rowi of rotlob and onlona and baa reatlMtl 130 A Henry and Cleo. ISSklaa of Col orado. Trx , purrkaaed 11 hHd of reg laUriHt Hereford bulla from S. K. Twnwml of Midland, paying 11008 for thxm. Itull) t'onlry of Lubbock county eeyii tkore are about MOO atom and aa mny nlork rattle on John 1'. UoKt roy'a ranch In aa Ane condition aa be em aaw cattle on the rann. There are iwenty-alx oleottMriorlne factorlre in the l olled Stniea. If the report of the commerrlnl anenelea are true, their tout valuation la leaa than )l,0M.OOO, nnd their annual output i"T ,000,000 Hounda of oleotttargarlue. Owing to the damage U) Ike preaent cran of Hot canoed by the ctona an the guU ooaat. wneh of which baa net bee )' viotad, tho Htltta In IwwIaNA have advuaati iwotatloac awont 1-1 cant per tmwi (raw tnaec ml Ink at the or ealng of the GALVESTON ASKED Ihrourjii a Committee for Needed Aid. Much- ADDRESSES ALL or AMERICA, the toil of life In the liltnd Placed it Six Ihouiiod-The Story of Rulo, City Sid OalvcMon, Tox., SopL 18.' To tho AincrirnH peop.c: Heventean daya aft- or the atorm at OiilvueUm It la till lmtoetble to flerurntely ceUmnte the loe of life hihI property. Hut It it known that the dead lu the city will number nt least 0W or approxliHately one-ilxth of the renetia population. The atUml property damoKe la luoulcuablo In precme ternm, Imt we believe the Individual loceee and the Umm In pub- Ik- protiertj, eurtt aa imvImu. water- workii, echooli, lioepltnU, chiirchee. etc., will tetany amount to J 1,000, WH) Thle twtltnate tnkea nu account of the direct and Indirect Injury to buelneM AIoiik the bench front nlune upwttnl of WOO lioiiKt. by nrtunl map count, were totally dtwtroyvd. Of thuee nut n Umber rntiiHlnit upon the nrlKlnal alte and the wreckitKO couetltntea the embankment of dcbrln exteudliiK iilont; e entire bench front tlireo or four tdocke Inward for about three mllea, the removal of which will coat $780,100 to It.OOO.MO. Krom thle dehrla there are atlll dally recovered by the work men, now systematically employed, from thirty to fifty bodies, whlih arc burned or burl ml mi the apot. More over, we estimate that OTtt per cent of the remaining botiaca throughout the city were dnmaged In greater or leas degree. lu the remornl of this debris, in Uto olearliiK of Directs, In making temHir ary repalra to hoocea not entirely de- And we desire to mnkc special recog nition of the metropolitan newspapers and the Ited ('toes society that linvo raised funds and sent relief trains nnd cargosa and whose representatives are hire, net only distributing their sup plies, but Joining hands with us in the sorrowful and strenuous Inborn of the oi chsIou. Ily the world's generosity there hns been no hunger, nnd there Is now no nakedness In (lalveaton. He clally de wo return grateful thnuks for the surpflHsltiR and unlimited gen erosity of the railroad, oxprces, tole graph nnd telephone companies, with out whose prompt assistance wo would longer have remained In Isolation and chaos, nnd who ore not only rendering services for relief work free of ahnrgo. but are giving It precedence over any other business. The munificent contribution In money sent the governor and directed ts the relief committee nre perhaps sulTlcleni to defray the necessary expense of re moving the wreckage, recovering and disposing of dend bodies nnd meeting the most urgent sanitary requirement!. Hut when this In done the real work of restoration will have hut begun. The homeless will still he without shelter or boushixl goods, the mechanic with out tools, the washerwoman without wnshtutst and the mm in trees without a inaehlne. Ware our task but to afford tern pornry relief for the wounded and the orphans an appeal to Texan nlono would be Htilllelcnt. Tho wounded nnd the orphans are comparatively few, hiiico only the sturdiest wore utile to combat the maddened elements. Hut n greater nnd graver work confronts us. Some kind of homos, be they ever so humble, miut be provided for the 10,000 now huddled lu ruined houses, public placea nnd Improvised eanii, to the end that they may not become pauiiers, but may speedily set up their households, wliereln repots nil that Is I est and noblest lu American life. We believe that tha well to do nnd the t heritable of this nation will not be content to merely appease hunger ami bind up bruises, but will In even larger meaatire nnd with inure far at . ed, In distributing supplies and In the general work of reatoaUou our reaching effect contribute to the res uutlre cilhwushlp are engaged. Men whose services could nut be secured ai this saawin fur 150 an hour are giving their time without compensation, l'lrms whosu affairs ordinarily require the attention of three partners retain (oration of this people to a plane of self-support nnd self-respect. It Is for this puriiose that we make Mill further appeal. For such temporary measures as are explained In the foregoing we havo at one tor me irnneuruun oi ineir uusi- ireftnt 8ulllclent supplies, hut thoy neee nnu louu iwo to me puonc iwr- rt) ony ,,, of t0 )ur(!8r iumhI(I vlc.. 8tevtHlt.rH, cotton Jammers sud , jort1 Mt rorUl ,, KOIlorolll, ,)W),,la uu.r u.m.cn nH...m. rK- , , natun w,,0 rM0gl0 men wnti con.manu nanuso me wsges ai , l0 u of mf pe0o w,n ,)(jHt erve I'"" 1 "w ; "7" K,v," :the situation and their own alms by uiuir limn ii ms 111 rim, nun inn' iiiwi- elation has beside contributed from the charily fund 1000 In cash to tlm nenornl relief, while nil other orgnnlxn- tlons are raring for their own to the utmost of their resources. This devo tion of the general welfare at tha ex imnso of private Interest Is shown by all elasses. Visiting newapntsr men now be-c will bear wltnraa to this universal condition of self sarrim-e. The burdens of om uwmmlttees have been Ibjbtened in nsi degree by llov Joseph 1). Hayrrs. who has iwrsonill) tiudertaben the aiiervislon of isllef tn the mainland utiIoms, and by th eiilsmlid services of Adjt. Hen. acurry muklng their coutrlhutlonn lu money We refer to (Jov. Snycrs, Miss Clnru Ilnrton of the Ited Cross, or to any prominent commercial llrm or hank In Texas In regard to the bull neaa ability anil discretion of our cen tral relief committee. In the midst of sorrow such ns no other American community iver suf fered we are consoled by the gracious sympathy and prompt relief tendered by our countrymen and by other na tions In the demonstration of the kin ship of the world With our latest breath we will blsaa the donors of these funds, and our every effort will and sua lu maintaining discipline nnd ' be devoted to proving our people ami directing laor until the beguiling of 1 our city worthy of their seals tans this work, when hs department was merged Into tha regular relief work and oily government We can not command language to ox proas our gratitude for the generous supplies of food, rlothlug, disinfect unUt, etc., from all rtwtrtort and all agencies- Ker can we orarmio the Ser vian (er formed by the American pi WALT Kit JO.N'IM, .Mayor. M. LAtKrlll. CltAltlWOil OUIMtY, For tha Control Itallef Committee. "1 approve the foregoing. "JOIHI'll 8AYUHH, dovernur." Jaha W. Olover has sold a half In taroat In his Piahcr county ranch and 10M aattle to Tom McLean of THhs eannty, far 1 80,000. There sra about SO sooUom of land and Improramanta oraaraoad In tha deal The sappiy of fat atock for butcher purposes in Kew Xaalaad. ncaardlHg ta the Weakly l'raaa, la bacctmlng a sa riRM ftaoaUen, aa wall aa the aborts go of aheap far freaalag. Ooad ewes are now m scarce that tky are selling carnally as wall as wethevs. Tha (ISMwaad laeklng ramaany has rive ancles Utft a saaslal meettag of tiaclilmhlws will be held Oct 12 for tha (Hjirjga at voting aaao a prnpaal tM la Inaraase the capital aback tram $1800800 to I1JS0400 and Um nnmlter of direeioft tram teven to alac (;hu( vrrtnl. i - ,Hslil Kmall. Hew York, Beat. ta.-The passenger Seattle, Wash., spt. SO. The loss oommlttaa of the Traak Mac ttsaorla- ; of life In the great storm at Koine on tlen met Tuesday and had a confer- Sept. 11, 18 and IS Is believed to havo one with representatives of southern bean small. The tug Islam sank with liaes conceralng the latere bange of , her crew of three. The launch Amerl lallroad business and other matter Ira. while trying to aid the big barge concerning the relatione between the Hkookum, want down with Capt. Mad eastern and southern roads. The com- Isou. her commander, and the engineer. mlUee of waatera general paaasntcr J Three or four men working along the agents submitted a report and the j water front arc said ta have bean sweat meeting was devoted to a discussion of out to sen. but their names are not the report. .kuowo. lhreiel. ' llwlniluiig l-ana, avpt. ae-iae 'v jwm,w Umi, a-ui. 18. The pros day evening Published a dispatch from ; rt .klpmenU over the I'hlladalphla and Heading railway will Tha riootli, Austin, Tex. Sept 20. A repetition of the floods which wrought ruin and dtstniiUon throughout the hrond vsl- Irya of tho lirnxos and Colorado riven a little over u year ago Is In prospect. unless the floods In tho upper stream subside. The rains which have fallen throughout the I'anhnndlo nnd contra! Ttxaa, where these streams and thulr tributaries have their source, have onuted recurd-bronklng overflows along the tipitcr courses, nnd those floods of vatcr nre sweeping toward the gulf. While the overflows of tho tributaries nnd along tho hondwnters of tho streams are many feet higher than ev er knuwn before, there Is hope held that the nbsenco of rnlniln the wator sheds further down the rlvors will rnuiio the flood lo lose much of Its forte txforo It hss renchod thsthlekly pop ulated nnd highly cultivated valleys of southern Texas, Tho CVorndo river nt this point hitl rlsn of about twenty-two feet, hut It began subsiding and went nown six feet. Honrs are entertained It Is tho big overflow that Is now beginning to tenon here from nbovo. Tho rlac last right cMine from tho Vordanelos rlvor, whlo.i was suddonly tilled to overflowing by a cloudburst, resulting In much dam age being done along Its course. Tho reports received from the points In tho grcnt water shed of tho Colora do and Its trlbutnris above hero are far from reassuring. Tho South Concho the l.lttlo Ned, tho Han Rabn, tho Llano and other streams, which empty Into tho Colorado north of Austin, are still out of thtlr banks and havo bean pour ing terrific floods of wnter Into the Colorado for tho past fifteen hours. All these streams were higher than ever before recorded. Advlros were received her front ramping parties who were on the Nuecee river near Its upper count-? when the flood In that stream occurred lest Saturday and Sunday. They state hundreds of head of cattle and mtny ranch hulld'iiRS were swept away. Pcv--many ranch buildings were awrpKT -oral Mexican families were caught in tho flood In tlvnldo county nnd drown ed. The flood was caused by cloud bursts. The wnler rnmo down In nil Id nhects, convert'ng dry nrrryns Into ru ing torrents In few minutes. Homo of thaao dry hods woru 'changed Into rivers. COLORADO IRAOES. It Was Reporteg as Being Higher at Ooldthwaite Nlrllir hlNlim. I'hllndolphla, Pa., Kept. 21!. Tho most Interesting development In the coal strike situation Tuesday was the request of Luzorno county for state tioops to nsslit the au.ho.ltl.s In ma u- mining order. On Friday '.ast the sheriff of Schuylkill county asked th' governor for troops and the request wns granted, three regimonts of the National Ouard being Immediately aeut Into that county. The governor oourlmlrd that the sit tu.tlon nt present In l.uoirou county did not Justify the sending of state troops there and he will not call out more troops until, lu his Judgment, thoro Is sulMcieut cause therefor. The marching strikers lu Luserne county before daylight Tuesday morn ing wete quite successful In getting men to quit work and Join the strike No overt acta ware committed by them however, ad when met by the sheriff ami his deputies and ordered to dis perse they olieyed the order. Thoy did so, though, In rather a sullon manner, and some of them somewhat angrily disputed the sheriff's authority to pre vent their moving along tho highway. Four of their number were placed vniler arrest on tho charge of broach the peace. THAN WAS KNOWN PREVIOUSLV. Much Dimine It Fearfd and Number el Precautlomry Meitagei Mite Bees Stal ic Those InttreiUd. Austin, Tox., Bept. K. Meager par ticulars of a terrific rainstorm whloh visited tho section about forty miles west of hero along tho Pcdernnlls river reached here. The downpour was In tho nature of n cloudburst, nnd tho banks of tho stream were quickly filled to overflowing nnd swept down the valley, taking every moving tltlng be fore It. The extent of the damage Is not yet known, hut It Is reported that many oattlo were drowned and that several people lost Ihnlr lives lu the flood. A number of ranch buildings were also nwopt away. The storm Insted about two hours, nnd tho rainfall wns unprecedented for that section. Telegrams wore received hero from noldthwnlto thnt the Colorado river Is ten foot hlghor nt that point than ever before known, nnd urging that tho pco p!o along tho valley of tho rlvor be low tioro be notl'sd of tho Impending flood, Tha 8n Salm rlvor Is also higher than ever before, and when the waters of that and other tributaries get Into the Colorado the Hood will doubtleac exceed that of till previous records nt Austin. The river rose about twelve feet at AtiBtln. Clow Stayers wired to all points xouth of hero warning notices that the most terrific flood In the history of the Colorado river, which passes this point, Is n dw rurglug down through (he mountain gorges to the northwest of here. The warning notice wns sent out by Gov. Hayers In response to the following telegraphic warning: "floldthwalto, Tox.. Bopt. St. To tlov. Bayers: Notify all towns an Colo rado river and havo towns notify country points that rlvor Is ton feet higher than over known before nnd Is till rapidly rising. Very urgent. "IMIII. H. CLIS.M HNT8, "Btnto Iloprcscntntlvoi" Shanghai which nays the missionaries la Ckt U are threatened, kmrapenn traami havlag been sent sgalnst lbs Sent H. AMimlag news drop to tot carloads dally, one-fourth the ueusl run. The company Is now bexera, Priam Chug. It la aeaertad, baa Brttwrgg to - 0ff Mme of the men liroteelad that the Tame awes u ,t U repair car shops at different quslifted ta carry oat their exlermlna- m,Hli awHK the line. Hundreds of tlan ordered by It. U lluag Chans, the cabUgraw cw alndejt. has arrived at Itklu, and is necoUatla lar the return at the em peror. Sm lterlln, fiom China has rase bed the Uernmn iwverNmeMt, Wat It will not be pub lished how aa tier many inlands vo use It during tha eonferaaces la I'e lua. Field Marahal Count von Wei dcraae has cabled ta J8mpror WU )uun direct Uwt bo has townd ta Man ure.! sltaaUoH much more uaaeraas than he had espectad. aa It aaa grown roPH during the last tartaJglu and the consuls are expecting a general up-rmtag. them will be suspended aa the tle-u.p becomes wore successful and eml train becomes more suceeaslul and coal train bcroMce more attrceasfHl and coal tislna are thrown out of service. Lump Hunt. South Me A lector. I. T., Sept. SO Mkss Delia Daren died Tuasdny from bunts reeelved Monday iitght, caused by the exploeton at a coal oil lamp la her hand. liar father and brother were badly burned In their efforts to exttngutek the dames. Miss Daren waa ta bare been married In a few daw to Dr. Ijiwsoa of Sanbels, I. T. He waa called up over the long dt jtaaee telephone and notified of the accident, and la an bis way here now i aoi knowing that his Intended U dead. My llrrlnre War. Itndnn, Sept. S. The news from China Indlcatee that events are rap idly drifting In the direction of wnr between China and (lermaiiy. "There Is the best reason for believing," saya the Shanghai correspondent of the Morning Post, "that Count von Wnl deraee, on arriving at Taku, will pre sent an ultimatum demanding the sur under of Ave leaders of the anti-foreign uprising. After a few hours' grace he will formally declare war; and. taking advantage of Herman'y poolliou as a belligerent, he will pro ceed to setxo everything available with the Clermmi farces and fleet. "The French will support Ocrmany. This Is not rumor, hut reliable Infor mation, and will probably be eonllrra oil at the foreign olllee. Prompt ac tion la necessary to prevent a coup, which will constitute a sorleus men ace to llrttlsh Interests. "IlHsela 1ms handed aver the Tnku Pekln railway to Oermany." Campaign Cominlltrr. Terrell, Tox.. Bopt. 28. Chairman llnivn announced the names of those nppolnted to constitute the Itopuhlteau state campaign committee. They are as follows: 11. II. It. flreen, rhslrman. Terrell: 0. W. Johnson, secretary, Oorsleatm. .Members of congressional districts: Firat lllehard Allen. Houston. Sernnd-H. L. Prlre. 1 ales tine. Third J. C. Henderson, Hcnderaon. I'ourth It. A. Caldwell. Leeeburs. Flfth-Wllllnm Hverelt. MeKlnney. Sixth It. Frewlman, Coralcaun. Sevonth It. II. (loscby, Hrynu. ISlKhth-C. II. Manchester, Fart Worth. Nlnth-W!l!lnm Mruih, Austin. Tenth It. U Smith, Oaklnnd. llleventh T. T. llrowster, Uirelo. Twelfth Dr. Fred Terrell, Sun An tonlo. Thirteenth W. U. Worsham, Honrl-cttn. Kcnlurliy Hay. The ex-Keutueklans will hold their third annual reunion October C, on the grounds of Texas State Fair at Dal las. Distinguished orators from Ken tucky will address the people The speaking and musical exercises will be held In music hall from 11 a, m. to 3:90 p. Bl. A secret edlot has been Issued In Ohlna. French troops bare landed at Taku. Wnrk Itrtilinril. Pittsburg, Pa.. PopL 86. Orders were Issued from the general anises of the American flteul Hoop company In this city to begin operations at nil plants that are In readiness to bo started and to prepare the others for resumption as soon as notice Is given. The plants to be started are In Pittsburg, Youngs town, Pomeroy. O.j Monson. Pa.; Shar on, Pa., and Greenville. Pa., and em ploy 000 men. ItrtrltliiK UoiitlileratliMi. Washington. gepL 18. The position at the United States on China is re ceiving tho earnest consideration of the other powers. It is looked upon as a sort of turning point in the negotia tions, on which the alllgument of the several countries will be determined and their programmes framed. There has been no word, however, from any or tie governments concerning their view of the American potdtlun, and It Is expected that somo days will elapse lioforo any new move Is made. Hat London, Sept. 16. Tho American missionaries J. 11. IloberU Mark Wil liams William Bprague Mrs Sprague nnd Miss Virginia Murdoek, who es caped from Kalgan, province of Chili T.l, China in June, were chased actoss the Oobl desert Thence they ttYeled u wry of Siberia and have Just reach iX London lu good health. 1 In mhutlenarles will proceed Im tifttlsteiy to the United State. Lessee Schwa ric continues in con trol of the Waco theater. Aflsr Nw York, Cr'csgo, Hi,, Bept. 26 It has bees decided by the Dcmooratlo nations! committee that Mr. Dryan will make a determined effort to capture the vote of Now York. Tho matter wna settled Monday at a conference at Democratic nntlonnl headquarters, at which wero present Chalrmnn Jones nnd Vice Chairman Btone, National Committee men O'llrlen of Wisconsin and Cam pan of Michigan. It was dcoldcd thnt Mr. Ilrynn should he In Now York from Oct. 10 to 20, inclusive, nnd return thoro on Oct. 27. Whether ho Is to wind up tho rnmgnlgn In thnt state wns not finally settled, though practically ngreed on. The announcement was not made absolute, however, ns the pro gramme Is still subject to change. Tho statement given out by Chair man Jones after the conferonce was: "What we have boon debating was the programme for Mr. Dryan ntter dls t'ntes In Now York from Oct. 10 to 10 and ngnln on Oct 17, Wo hnve prac tically agreed on the plan, hut can not' give It out now, ns It may hnvo to bo changed In somo particulars." Hx-Clov. Btone, who has been In, charge of tho Now York headquarters, Is the mnn lespanslhlo for tho deter mination ta miiko the fight In thnt state. Ho came hero during Momlny with (he statement that, while ha could not promise that tho electoral vote of Now York would be cast for Mr. Ilrynn, still tho stato was fighting ground, nnd with Crokcr's holp In Now York city there was a good ohanco of Htieecss, That Crokor would do all ho could to help Ilrynn. (lov. Btono brought ample assurance. William J. Ilrynn hold a oonferonco with various members of tho Domocra. Ic national committee nnd returned to l.n.ioln last evening. Among those present at the conference were Sena tor .1. IC. Jones, Chairman Jtihnion, Vice Chairman W. J. Stone. National Committee II. F. O'llrlen. J. D. Cainiiau of Michigan. II. F. Shlvetey of Indiana and Congressman Shafrath of Colorado, (lov. Iinglno of Mississippi and .1. II. Lewis of Washington. At the cnnsluslnu of his conference Mr. Uiyan gkve out the following stnto mont In refutation of n report that po sition lu his cabinet, should ho bo elected, had a' ready been promised: "I have not given t'i nny one, o' titer verbally or In writing, n promise of n cabinet position and 1 shall not dur ing the campaign mnko any such prom ise. I hnvo not authorized and shall not authorize nny one; vorholly or in writing, to promlHo any cabinet po I tlon or any other position to nny one. If I nm elected I shnll ho nbnolutely frco to dlschnrgo all tho dull a of tho ofllco accord ng to my platform ns far as tho platform goes, and asrordlng ti my own Judgment in nil other matters not covered by tho platform. "1 came to Chicago especially to eon- i for with the committee I wanted to talk with tho comniltleo now for tho reason that I hnve three days at my dlsprsnl and when I come through an tM. I will have no tlmo for suoh r. purpose. As to Mr. Manila's ns-ort o- a concerning me. 1 hnvo nulling to say. The publlo understands the situation. The agitation of tho trust questions Is meeting with success. It Is something that appeals to every worklngman." llvrrllllii'il llronuuiiuil. Ilrownwoed. Tex.. Sept 38. Tho i'lcan Imyou hns bad tho largest over flow ever known since Urownwood be came n frontier settlement. Tho water had rlKun six feet over uny previous hlgh-wntor matk beforo It atoppid. This settlement Is made rn tho author ity of Messrs. Clay Purus and S. It. Coggln, Urownwood pioneers. Tho damage to cotton orops nlong tho Jim Ned valley nbovo hor nnd In the Ilayott valley con not be cstlmntcd. " PT.rTIrT; ItrM. ' Abllono, Tox., BepL 26. This coun try has had tho heaviest rainfall It has had In many years. All east-bound trains are still here, awaiting the bridge gang to reimlr the bridge east of the city across Cedar Creek. From nil sections of the country come re ports of great damage to cotton, and In some Instances entire crops ore swept away. Mansfleld & Hughes, hutehfirs of this city, reimrt the lees of one hundred or more hogs. IIIhwii leln NllrSt. Urenham. Tex.. Sept. IS.-Mr. W. T. Carrlugton. a business man of title city, has Just returned from Sunnyslde, where he has large planting Interests, and presents n most distressing pic ture of the ruin wrought by the storm In that part of the country. In sight of the road between Waller and his farm ther were eighty-four tenant houses, far better than the average farmhouse. Of those eighty-two woro blown Into trap sticks. Troalilo Fearwt. Beranton. Pa., Sept 26. A demon stration by the strikers nt the Uellvuo mine, occasioned by n false report that the mine was to be started up, had the effect of searing away a squad of Ital ians who were on their way to tho washery. whUh adjoins the mine, and encouraged by this the strikers are contemplating similar demonstration! at all of the eight washcrlea that oen tlniie te operate In this region. It this ts dene trouble can be locked for.