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Pocos Valloy to tho Front, Cronkars to tho Ronr. VOL. V. EDDY, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, JULY 24, 181)7. NO. 17 CHAITKH XX -Uoxnm Bit.) Beforo tho week wns out, I had con vinced myself that, eo fnr ns depended upon ourselves, there was no hope. Our boat was gone, nnd our tools con Uted of but two or threo small knives, much n sallora use for tho cuttlng-up of tobacco, practically useless In any endeavor to build a boat. Our only chance lay In the prospect of our sight Ing n vesiiel and contriving to mako known our desperate condition. 1 di rected a flro to be llclitcd on tho top of tho highest point of land near to tho Bcaj thero wag plenty of wood about, nnd an Immenso pllo of young saplings and branched .wan gradually made, with which the flro wan con tinually fod. All precautions In our power woro taken to provent tho heavy tains from flooding and extinguishing .ho flro, and wo wero so far successful that for year It was kept blazing. Faint as the hope of rcscuo grow, as eason nftor season passed over our heads, It was novcr entirely deadened. iDy my use of tho words "for years," you will understand that n good sllco of our lives wan paMcd lit this prison. It Is not my purposo to give a de tailed record of our cxperlonoo during this snd tlmo. Space will not permit of It; and If It did, and I wero pressed to sot them down, I should bo fear ful of commencing tho task, knowing I havo not tho ability to wrlto another "Robinson Crusoe." Only what I con ceive to belong to tho proper course of my own solflsh story will bo horo narrated. Tho island was rich In forost-lnnd. nnd for eight months of tho your tho cllmnto was good; during tho other four months It rained as It only can rain In thoso latitudes; nnd this was our most mlscroblo time. In tho sum mor tho foliage was beautiful and lux uriant, nnd many oxqulslto flowers crow of whoso names wo wcro Ignor ant. Tho A-oods abounded In birds, no, dlflicttlt to snare, and tho sea pro vldod us with flsh. 8eals wo caught In as largo a quantity as wo desired, and many u desporato light wo had with them. At certain porlods thoy wanderod In tho forests, and wo heard thorn rourlng thoro In tho nights, Thoy nover attacked us; but woro ofton llmes too xmiIoiis In their defense to bo pleasant. We found fresh wntor In tho creeks. Wo had, therefore, good reason to bo gratuful; ami but that we wore shut In n prison, with n strong and nntural yearning upon us to mix with our fol-low-mon, wo might hnvo lod a fairly plonsant life. Some had wives and children In dear old Hnglnnd, nnd tho thought that thoy would novor boo them agnln was maddening. As for myself, I was utterly alono In the world. Wlfo and child dead: my old mother also, doubtless, dead, and re proaching mo In her last days for my cruelty and Injustice It was a bitter thought, that life was valueless to mo, oxcept In so far that llfo la sweet to all men. If It wero sweet to me. It was a owoot misery. Wo wero tho only human creatures on tho Islund. Our numbers grow gradually less as tlmo progressed, nnd tho senso of loneliness which oppressed us was terrible to bAr. I come now to tho regitlnr course of my story. When 1 returned from nny exploration of tho Island, little I'enrl had entirely regained her health, nnd bad firmly established her position ns queen of tho small colony. livery mnn In the crew worshiped her, and would have laid down his life for lior. As for Tom Wren, he was not happy out of her sight, art' be followed har about as a faithful dog does hla master. "I want to spenk to you," Pearl said o me on tho day of my return; nnd She planed the list of names In my hand, "Heed them over." I read through the names. "Well," she continued, "when I oall thorn over, ns I do every day, and the men all say, 'Ay, ay, Queen Tear!!' or 'Ay, ay, Fairy I'earll' I like Fairy best. I think when I call the names over, there Is ona that never answers. He Is missing, and I want to find him." Something In her voice struck upon tny soul like the vibration of a dear nit familiar tone In the time ennn hv I gaxed upon tho little maid almost In (eari her clear blue eyes gazed frankly into mine, and she nestled closer to mo. "We'll talk presently of him," sho said, taxing uoiu or my rougn lingers and nlarlng with them. "There'i something el no first. You saved my life, Daddy Heeorott." "I was the first who saw you in the water, my little maid." I responded. "and I did what any of the cithers umilil tmva itnn." "Hut you saved my llfo you!" she persisted, -uniy you. ana i am giau I liavn lumril nil nlmtlt It Ynil (led It - - w ww - " ----- rog round your waist and swam out to mo. You might hnvo been drowned yoursoir. And Tom Wren says you woro crying when you thounbt t was dead." "They all did the name, tho sood fellows! Wo dldnt want to lose you, llttlo one. My mates hnvo been trying to mako mo out bettor than I nm." "Thoy are fond of you." said the child, "and so nm I. Will you let mo kiss you?" "Surely, my child." Sho kissed me, nnd tho conversa tion was continued with her nms round my neck. "You must kiss mo," sho said. I had dono so already, you may bo sure, and I kissed her again. "I was afraid," sho said, casting down her oyos, "that you mightn't llko to." "How did such a thought got Into yonr head, little one?" I asked, tend orly. "On thnt dark night on tho ship, when you spoke to poor llttlo Hob and mo-" A sob broke from me. "I don't want to hurl you," she said, In tho swootcst tono of ohlld-llko com passion; "I want you to love mo, and I'll do nil I canall I cant You re member that dreadful dark night when you spoka to dear llttlo Dob nnd mot" "Too well!" I gronned; "too well!" "You cured only to kiss dour Hob thrn, and I thought you mightn't llko to kiss mo now." "Hob was my llttlo boy, Poor! my child, that I had been hunting for all over tho world, You nrc not old enough to understand tho story, my dear; nnd If you wero, I haven't the heart to tell you." 'I understand n groat denl," sho said, gravely. "There, now, you aro crying! Ho huvo I cried, for poor mother. Oh, sho was so good so goodl I know that poor llttlo Hob was your llttlo boy tho men, told mo so. Coma with me." So unloosed her arms from my nock, nnd rose nnd took my hand. I had not yet hud tlmo to visit my child's grave, and Pearl led mo now toward It. Had I visited It nloue, I should havo thought that an nngel had come down from heaven In the night, and had worked wonders to rojnlce and con- solo me. An nngel, Indeed, hnd smiled upon It. It whs n owl or iiowers; a tudo fence formed of sweet-smelling wood, with llowera entwined about It I knelt by the. grave und shed tears of grateful Joy. "Can you guom who did It?" asked Pearl. "Yes, my child; It was you. Qod bless you I" "No, not mo nlono. Tom Wron found tho wood doosn't It smoll sweet? nnd built tho fence, and I pjit tho (lowers there. Ho out tho cross, too." I saw Tom Wren In the dlstnnco, and I went toward him and wrung hla hand. , "Thank you, Tom," I said, "from my heart." Ho nodded, and replied, "I did It far her. She's not human, like ub. She's an angel." Tom Wren's eyes wero wonderfully bright, and he spoke almost lit a whin por. I thought Ills manner was some what etrnngo, but I saw that Pearl was waiting fur mo to rejoin her, nnd I left him. "We will keep It always like this," said Pearl. "Hob, llkos it, 1 nm sure, and Is glad, though we can't soe him. When we die, we don't die quite mother told me so. often. We come together by-nnd-by, don't we?" "So we are taught to believe, dear child." "Anil you do bellevo It? I do." "I do believe It, dear flhlld." "And so doea Tarn Wren now. He never did so before, he says. Then I shall see my own dear mother again, and I shall tell her how good you have been to me though she knows; and dear little Hob, too; and we shall all talk of that dreadful dark night when I was thrown Into the sea but it won't be dark up there, among the stars. When mother was alive I used to dream I heard the angels singing, and It I woke up I was suro to see mother leaning over the bed and sing Inn ffoftly. Thnt Is what used to bring the angels Into my head. Don't cry. I want to beg something very, very particular of you." "Say on, tny dear. There's nothing 1 can refuse you." "That Is good of you," she said, with little pauses between each sentence. "You won't be angry, I hope. Hob Is dead." "Ay, my child." "And It may be a long. long tlmo before you see lilm again. Though he sees you know. And Hob's mother Is dead. ' "Alas! yes, my child," 'Mv mother. Im Tlmn Ann, ran see," sho whinnered, with her litis close to my neok. "thnt wo belone to rnch other? I have no mother now nnd Hob Is gone. Will yon let me be ytr rlllld? 1 do mi want In fnr Hnlrti sake!" What could I any but that I would look upon the Utile maid as my child? Aim ine contra. wm settled with kisses. "I Shall rati you Dnililv lloonrnfl." snld Pearl, "and you munt sometimes .. mo your iimo dnughtcr. Uoli "ears us, nnd mother too, so you mustn't llfink VOUr tiromlan f linvn n father now! I never bad one before. o, put your mouth to mlno no, no; your Hps! That's right. 1 llko being kissed. I am your little daughter, and you aro my father. Mother must be slnd. Shall wo be hero all our lives? Mr. Uowdon say that no ships ever i" mis way. anil Hint wo shall live nd die here. Then I shall grow up to o a woman, and you will all bo old mon how strnnee It will hot Nnv.tr mind, I will take care of you. Hut ( mustn't forget something else. You P'U nil tho men In my chargo" sho poko now with a very huslnoss-llko nl -"and them's tho one J'vo not seen, and who never aniwors. Ho Is miss ing, tho others say." "Who Is thnt one, my llttlo daugh tor?" "Ah. llOW lllen It In In linnr rnn Hk llko that! And I llko your voice, too. Hut you can road, nnd tho others can't. Hnvo you read 'Cinderella?' " "vos. llttlo one. "Would you llko to read It again?" "I should old as I am." I noticed thon that sho had round her neck tho llttlo oll-skln bng which I had removed from her when I un lashpd hor from tho spar, nnd I re membered that Tom Wren hnd called out that It contained books. "I vo got It hero," she said, touch ing tho bng lightly. "And nnothcr book. ton. Mother find them iniitul my neck thnt dark night my spelling book, you know. Isn't 'Cinderella' beautiful? It's all true, every bit of It. Perhaps we shall Hud a prlnco horo ono day. Oh, dear! It wo could got a pumpkin nnd turn it Into a ship! I shnll look nb-Mit the forest for a good fairy. Thoro uro some, I know; nnd I munt go all by myself nil by my self or she'll not come. Then every thing will bo right. No, not every" Uilng" her eyes overflowed "tho fairy couldn't bring mothor nnjb Hob to life. Only find could do that." CHAPTER XXI. LHT hor prattlo on without Interrup tion. Thoro was u strange fascination In her voice, nnd but that the rlr cumituuees were different. I might huvo fancied li whs Mabel, my wife, spooking to me, ns she used to do na n child In tho old oottngo at Hrlxton. After a little while, however, I rocnlled Pearl's wniiderlnt; thoughts to tho mutter In timid. "About this man who Is missing, my child. Who Is ho?" "Mr. Fnlrlcy." sho answered. Thon I romembored that that was tho man who hud danced so wildly round tho lire whoit It was first lighted, and who ha! so strangely disappeared when I was raiting over tho names, Now, in my oalmcr mood, I remem bered, also, that that was tho name of tho man to whom I had Intrusted my gold on the gold-Acids, and who had run away with It. His appear nnco nnswored exactly to tho descrip tion I had received of him. It was bocauso he had stolen my gold that he was afraid to meet mo faco to fare. Hut, I could ufford to forglvo him for tho theft. Of what value now was gold to mon In our situation. If bo had tho stolen money about him he was welcome to It. All auimoslty to ward him with reference to bis knav ery had died awu. Hut I resolved to smirch for him. nnd I did, believing myself to be In some way accountable for him, as command er of tho erew. I found him after a time, living by himself In the forest; but he so persistently avoided me. Hy ing at my approach and hiding his fao from me, that I ceased to follow him. I directed my mates to keep a watch upon him, and to see that he did not want food; nnd I kept his secret, and did not let them know he was a thief. (TO US CONTINUKll.) A Joking Monkey, There Is n monkey In one of the sub urbs of Washington that Is a practical joker of the most Irrepressible sort. A tew days ago, a member of tho family found the Simian apparently stiff In death As tlto animal was a great pel. there was a great howdy-do, and a qulek summons for a doctor. The phy sician came and after a thorough exam ination pronounced his monkeyshlp dead. No sooner had he delivered his opinion than the monkey hopped brisk ly up. gave the doctor a military sa lute and scampered away, chattering and srresrhlng at the top ot his vo e The puysinan Is hearing a great dal 1 atwt the affair from fcu friend. ALASKAN GOLD MINB8. Th I'rnpU Tliroaclinut ti Country Ki elUil (Ivor ttm rinil. Washington. July Il.-Dr. William 1). Hall ono of tho curators of tho Nn tlotinl museum. Is fnmlllnr with the re gion of country In which the Kloud kyo gold Holds are located, having been on several geologlcnl expeditions in Al aska adjoining the gold districts, and says thnt In his opinion tho reports from there are probably not exaggera ted. Ho said: "When I wns there I did not find gold, but knew of It being taken out In profitable quantities for fifteen years or more. It was Hrst discovered thoro In 1880. In 1880. when I wns up In thnt country, my last trip having boon mado two yenrs ago. the first party of prospectors who mado tho mining n profit, atnrted out. The gold Is found on tho various tributaries of the Yukon and I havo been within a comparative ly short dlstanco of the Klondykc fields. I mado one trip to Clrclo City Just over tho boundary of Cnuada. The gold-bearing belt of tho north western America contained all tho gold fields extending Into Hrltlsh Columbia, whnt Is known as tho northwestern torrltory. and Alaska. Tho Yukon really runs along in that belt for COO or 000 miles. The bed ot tho river In In the lowlnnds of tho valley. "Tho yellow metal Is not found In paying quantities In tho main river, but In tho small streams which cut through the mountains on cither sldo. "I sco very many reasons why tho gold fields should be particularly Hon. Tho streams which cut through tho mountains hnvo probably dono so for centuries, wearing them down several hundred fcol. nnd havo washed out tho gold In tho beds and gravel. "It Is n country In which It Is vory hnrd to find food, as thoro Is practical ly no gamo. Heforo tho whites wont Into tho region there wero not moro than 300 natives. They havo hard work to support themselves on account ot tho scnrolty ot game. Seattle Wash.. July 21. Hon. II. C. Mcintosh, governor of tho Northwest Territory. In which Is Included the far found Klondyka mines, Is In Seattle. Tho governor frooly subscribed to the truth of tho stories sent as to tho rich qesa ot tno now diggings. Ho estimates thnt tho Klondyke nnd Its tributaries yielded ovor 93,000,000 gold last winter. Of this nmount, ho says, $2,000,100 and upward came via tho steamships Port land and Uxcclslor. More thnn $1,000. 000 In dust, ho suys, Is now stored away In the cabins of (ho minors. "The Hrltlsh Yukon yield of gold for 1807," the governor resumed, "wlil not be loss thnn $10,000,000." Ho says surveyors nro now nt worn trying to Httcortnln the tixtsablllty ot the construction of a railway Into the Yukon region. Ono route contem plates a Hue of steamers from Port Wranglo up tho Stykou river. JEAN INGUUOW DEAD. I'll Dl.tUgaltlird I'iivUm ami Kuvrll.t I'.. Away. London, Jnly 21. Miss Jean Ingelow, the dlstlagtilshed poetess and novelist, died hore Monday night. She was In hor 07th year. Jean Ingelow was born in Hoston, Lincolnshire, Hngland, In 1830. Her father was a man ot superior Intellect uality, and her mothor was of Scotch doscent. Jean as a child was vory quiet and reserved, and lad n qui it and un eventful life until 1SC3, when, In No vember ot thnt year, the publication ot her "Poems" caused her immediate rec ognition as a poetess of great ability. Several ot her poems, especially "Di vided," "Hlg Tide on tho Coasl of Lin colnshire," nnd "Songs of Seven," eon- ' slating ot seven poems, representing I the seven epochs In the life of woman. Some of her subsequent publications consist ot "Studios to a Child." "A I Story ot Doom, and Other Stories," "A Sister's Dye-Hours," "Mopsa, the Fairy Queen," "The Monitions of the Un I seen, and Poems ot Lore and Child hood," and "Oft the Bkelllgs," a novel. Her poems reached nn enormous sale In this eounliy. She gave, for a long time three tmes a week, what she called "Copyright dinners," to twelve needy persons Just discharged from the London hospitals. Few authors have bcon as popular with the young people aa Jean Ingelow, and her works are of a character ttut will endure. Kciit from Jail. Miles City. Mont.. July 21.-Yellow Hair aud Sam Crow, two Cheyenno Indians who were arrested as aecesso- rles with Bugene Standing Hlk (or the murder of John Hoover, over whose death oeourred the lato trouble on the upper Rosebud, broko Jail Monday night by digging through an eighteen Ineh wall. There was no particularly strong evidence against them, but they were being held as witnesses. A posse Is put scouring the country f ir itiam. lint w"h l""" nape of rat' h -ng them Will Murrli nn the Minn. Pittsburg, Pa,, July 21. Tho atten tion of tho miners of tho Pittsburg district Is now riveted on tho Allison, ttoeiie and UnterprlM mines, near Cnnnonsburg. Tho 1 loo no nnd Alli son mines, which woro closed Monday by tho owners to prevent trouhlo be tween their mon nnd the marching strikers, resumed yesterdny with near ly n full force. No attempt was rando to start up nt tho Knterprlso mlno. Tho strikers four that If these mines continue. In operation It will Induce tho Knterprlso men to go back to work. Tho programmo of the strikers Is to mako another inun-h on the Alli son mine. Tho lenders unlit yesterday afternoon that more thnn J00J diggers would bo massed In tho Pnnlinndle dis trict, nnd nnothcr march mado on tho mines. Iist night tho miners ot tho Pan handle district were gathering abovo Hrldgovlllo, and It will not bo surpris ing If 1000 mon aro found on tho Washington pike this morning. Tho men In tho Mll'.ors nnd Toms llun dls- trlsto nro all Idlo, and havo plenty of tlmo to mnko nnothcr march. They nro supplying themsolves with sqvcral dnys' rations, nnd It tho proposed march Is made they will stay about the offending mines for several dnys. Up to u Into hour to-night no word rolat Ing to a march had bcon received at district headquarters. If tho march Is made the tlmo will bo kept a secret Just at this stage ot tho strike sen sational developments nro expected. Tho mon aro beginning to feel tho pangs of hungor nnd want, and nro In a condition bordering on desperation. It was lea mod yesterday that4rgun Izera havo been secretly at work nmong tho mon of tho Now York nnd Cleveland Ons Coal compnny for sev eral dnys, Ono of thorn wan served with an injunction to remain oft tho company's property nnd teavo tho mon nlono. Ho snld tin had been nt work among the miners nt Mum Crcok, nnd expressed groat hopes of being ablp to hnvo them Join tho goncrnl suspen sion. Ah near ns cun bo learned, n concerted effort will bo mado In tho near future to bring out tho mon nt Turtle Creek. Sandy Crcok and Plum Creek. Just what mode of action will bo resorted to lms not yet boon do- elded an. Tho oilla'als fool (ml In order to mako the strlko it success Hi this dis trict theso miners must bo brought out. They ndmlt that thoy havo a difficult Job on their hnnds, ns DeAr- mitt's men seom determined to romuln at work. Tho mines nro running to their fullest cajmctlty nnd nro supply ing a largo quantity of coal to tho trade. Tho coal market was quiet yester day. Much coal was offered nt $I.3S n ton. Slack took a big Jump and sold for 85 cents a ton. Thoro nro hundreds of tans of sinok coal at tho mlnos In tho Pittsburg district, but tho olllclnls of tho mines wll not oormlt It to bo loaded. Dn. nvDEn moduud. II Wat Chars"! Willi tu MunUr of i-utif lr n Vrar Abo. Atlanta, Oa., July 21. Dispatches received from Talbottom yesterday confirm tho reported lynching near thoro of Dr. W. L. Hydcr, who mur dered Miss Salllo timma Owen, a yen ogo. When tho caso against Hydor wns called Monday Judge Hart, on tho evi dence that tho leudlne conned for Hy dor could not be prosent on account of sickness, continued the ease until tho rogulnr term In September. Ityder was to havo been returned to Muscogeo Jail on tho 8:20 p. m. train and was taken tu Waverly Hall, tho nun est stat 'on from Talbotton, for that purpose. A few minutes after the de puties arrived at the station a mob took the prisoner from the oflloers and returned with him to a point Just across the county line nnd there lynched him. His body was found hanging from a limb at an early hour yesterday morning. Ft.AOE WAR. .1 Ntgro tVyneliril fur Criminal Anault Cau.ad tha Troutil. Ulrmlngham, Ala., July 21. A spa clal says a race war Is on at Hlverton, Ala., a town of COO people, and serious results are feared. A negro stemptod a criminal assault pn Mrs. 8. L. Vaughan, ta estimable white lady Monday afternoon, but was beaten off and tho neighborhood aroused. A searching party la said to havo catlghl tho fiend nod lynched him, but they will not admit having douo so. After tho lynshlng tho whites be came Inesnsed and threatened to exter minate the negroes. Uoth sides are arming and one white man has been seriously injured. Mrs. Vaughan is In a critical rendi tion and her death Is momentarily I expe ted. rnxAS news items. Charles Slaughter's hay pros ami forty aoros of buy woro burned noar Kaufman. Origin of the flro unknown Messrs. Curl & Smith of Clear crook Denton county, recently shlpKd six cur of fat beef oattlu to tho I 'Mango market. I. 8. Hrown of Abilene, Taylor conn ty, shipped ono oar ot horses to Mar shall to bo exuhanged for oattlo mv oral days ago. It Is loarnod thnt tho nvorairo wtiont yield in llosque county Is '.'Utbuhols por noro and onts AO buxhols In tho section around Morgan. A charter was lllod at Austin re cently for the lloekholiu l'rnlrlo Turn" veraln of Hookholm Pralrb1. DoHltt county. Capital stock (400. 11. 11. Harlow's snw and grist mill at Town Hluff, Tyler county, was burnod a fow days atro. About 20.000 foot of lumW was litwtroycd. No Insurant. A. K. Dev(;ioy. druggist. In Cuoro, DoWltt county, tiled it deed of trust recently, naming profurrod creditors. Llnbllltlus about S1000; assets about 62000. Hud Dyer, u prominent' farmer and stock raiser, living twulvo mllos from Mount Vernon, l'rniikllu county, shot und killed hlmsolf reoontly with a Will choitor. Tho govornor rotwwtly offered a re ward of $200 for tho arrest ot John Newman, charged with tho murder ot Aim Jonos In Palo Pinto county durnij January last. At Toiiohn, Sholby county, n fow dnys ago, Will Johnson, nftor tho kill ing ot Sam I'uxton, waived examina tion and wus ptaeod In jull to uwult tho nation of tho grand Jury. Lowls l'rlco, n colored boy 20 years old, whllo bathing In tho Hnuos river, throo mllos south of Wellborn, llrazos county, tho other dny, was drownod. Tho body wus rouovorod. A succossful protruded mooting has just olosod at tho Huptlst church at I uraovino, iurrnnt county. Dr. Minor, pastor of tho Central Ilaptist church ot Dallas, did tho prouuhltig. A churtor wun grunted at Austin tho other day to Tho ltnly (Sin coinpuny of ltnly, Kills county. Capital stock :t,000. PurKiHo to do goncrut cotton ginning nnd grist mill business. At n dnn o a fow nights ago noar Corn Hill, Williamson county, Sam Gunny was Instantly killed, ,hnDig boon stabbed und out thirteen times, Ono thrust of tho kulfu iionotratod tho heart. Tho old Itulnoy pluco, in north Mar shnll, wns dostroyou by llro tho other day. Tho house was oooupliHl l Sam (lumbltt, n Texas nnd PucluV hwU -Ii man. All the household tuVrt .n Mired. No Insurance). Sovornl dnys ago n wipurutor inn tie I on the furm of Dava O'Hrlen. of xti mllos west of MaKliiney, Colllu o in Two wngons loaded with wli' ii uui two lnrgu straw stuoks ulo tun nod Tho origin ot tho flro Is n mynl'Tj A ten-yonr old girl, colored, dn'igli tar of Sam Itobluson of Hookilnlc. Ml lum county, wnsurimiiully nssnultod by a Moxloun a fuw days ago, win In tho parents of tho llttlo girl wcro nwny from homo. TIih Mexican cueupod A llr occurred rocontly in tho bot tllug dopnrtmont of tho Toxarkunn lco coiuMitiy at Toxnrknun, which did coa sldorablo damage. Tho Humes woro controlled, howovor, by tho II ro com pany, ljsi about $ 000; fully Insured. Several duys ago tho baby ot J Kubunks u( tourd county was plujlng In tho yard nml wns bitten liy u taran tula, and although various remedies wr.ro appiiud it tiid no uwod and tho cnlld died in grtmt agony shortly n'tor- wuiils. Charles Matthews, n young man who lived with his mother uliout throu miles northflust of Templi. Hell coun ty, has IxHiotno violently limam' lately, ami fur fear of his doing vloli m ho was turned ovor to ollliwrs and ptu' -J. In jull u few days ago. The north-bound passenger train on the Houston and Toxas Central was delayed tho othar day by the trucks of the eiiglne jumping the tradr and ruHHlMg sons) dlstonoa, bumping oroM ties, before thu train coull txi stopped, near Corsloana. UliarUs Peck, proprietor of tli. ( tty und Drug store, also of Pack's I ute! saloon, in Atlantu, Uuss county, otited a dew I ot trust n few days exo ago All homo Indebtedness, amounting to about ffiOOO, preferred. AsmiIs und foreign liabilities unknown. On the promises ot O. W 11. Smith In Ho wo, (irayson ouunty.it has rocont ly bcon dlseovorod that tho water in tho well Is strongly impregnated with, sulphur. Tito water wns formerly jiura but that voln seams to havo dried up nnd a im one begun, tasting ot sul phur. Considerable uneasiness Is felt by the stockmen of Nueees county over the development of n numb.-r of asos of farcy among the horc So rral animals suffering from th Uiv ami w"r' ro' "nM' tk" rfl it I being inalo ' j li cit u ra-.a.' .