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TTU II. MUl.I.A.VTtj PuMUW. EUDr, N. M. tllll..ii ...I., i . .gn ,i m ... MILITARY AND NAVAL NOT09. Capt. Kembfr, late row wander ef the Monterey, bM bam selected m Davst governor of Ibt lelaNd ot Guam. Curt. fleorpo u toll of the elttlt rsTalry has ln nrderot to I Point Indian Mfltnry to adjimt torn account. MaJ. Fram-ls S. Dad no haa been or drred to duty at chief pn) master of Ihf depart mm t or Colorado. Virginia ptna wood ie taring nblppe! to the army eawpa in Cms In largo quantities. Aaalatnnt Surgeon Volner M. She waiter tiM Wan ordered trow Fort Mnrran to Canter Point. Ala. Capt. Dntf of company !). tblril Texas Infantry, who waa triad bfore n cmirt tuartlal at Port Clark, was acquitted. Th Spanish cnblaet linn decided to open a rratllt of ai.MO.OM pesetas for the reimtrlstleti of Siuoilards Its Cutxi anil the IMilllpplHOH. Plrtt Uwil. Prank II. MrKennn. fif teenth Infantry, line been ordered lo duly on the Haft of MaJ. Gen. llrooko n a an aldc-de-ramp. The Amorlran Culian commissioners express themselves as highly pleased wild tho conduct of cx-Cnpt. (Ian. Cm lellnnos during hla admlcWtrallun. One of the five Spanish hospital Hie United State falla heir to In Ha vana, the Alfonso XIII. la capable of holding moo iwtlonta, and can accom modate! 1000. It la Mated that n firm of Illrmlng linm. ISng., la to manHfaeturo 10.O00.M0 cartridge for the um of the United Hinted army. IlrlR. Oen. Iftlwln V. Sumner haa horn transferred from Denver to Omu hn, heltiK now In ooiimmnil. of the litt ler department Capt. Alfred 0. Hharpo, twenty-soc-nnd Infantry, hna been ordered to re port to Oi-n. Guy V. Hanry for duty In Porto Itlro. C'npt. BHns A. Wolf, fourth Infnnlry, line surrendered the unexpired portion of hln Iwivc of abtcuro In ordor to pro ceed to Mitnlla with hla uonnnnnd. Private John 1.. Hendrlekson. third Texas, now nt Port Illlss, ban been ordered rent to Washington for Ironl merit at one of the mivernmont hos pltaln. (Jen. Ludlow has caused sovernl pri vate houauH lo be searched at Havana. In one of them eighteen rifles woro found and eight were dlerovered in nnother. I.leut. Col. Ahlel I. Hmlth of the army subsistence departmeul. haa been ordered to make itu Inspection of tho subsistence atatlen now being estub llihed In western Cub. Capt. Albert 8. Ilrooks, who served In Han Antonio with the olrhteonth In fantry la now en route for duty In tho Philippines. On hla arrival there ho will rejoin hla regiment, the eighteenth infantry. William I lie, nn Indiana volunteor recently mustered out. waa backed over itn embankment by n train near Wn baeh. Ind.. and crashed to doath. Ills wife .tnd child, who ware with him, were painfully Injured. It la aald that In a short time n large dredge will be put to work In the upper jwrt of SnntlBgn linrbor, which la tmdly needed, for the stench arising from the same la moet ussur idly a regular malaria producer. riiiryeoii 0iiktoI Sternberg haa gone on n two waeka' trip to Cuba to ex Maine Into military lioapltal facllltlea and look at the Spanish IitMtiiftala Un cle Sam ban come Into possession of, and a what la needed n that line. The burning of a tent In (be eamp of the fourth Texas at Ran Antoulo caused Hngler Kant to give a fire alarm on km bugle, which waa quickly jeapomlao- d by the soldiers. Moot of the Wilding in lite tent waa secured. J'rlvau Henry Itael, company I, sec ind Wrat Virginia rolnnteera, waa aa ildenuily killed by ttmrnet Kane at (Ireeaville, . C. Kane waa examining n Colt' revolver and rarekanly anap IhmI the weapon. km4IIhx" bullet Into Hteela left temple, killing him Imme diately. Out ot tmmt U the memory ot Tetea' millant ten, the late Col. Mabry, liana were bMf-maated In many eltleaot the I.oae Itnr atnle. while reeolNtlom of aorrow were ntloplad and fornrdel to tke utrenvMl family of the deiwrted one. Oraud Imke Vmdlmlravltrk of Hhi ata, en route home, Htopped at New York. While there ha gave It aa bw opinion ikat tke I'Hlted llatea won Id experience murh illlttcnlty with the Plllnlnoe. mid that war will InertlaMy rnlt In 1 III v. ,r. ri!,f A I'ollfii . linitliiiamt i ha Invented an appafn'M- .,iut..i . M uata i lUitt. whlrt tie haa alled to explod ing tniHvbdlii Hi alo lnvrntd the fi-.; Itn vl:Uli eimtd'ii out- to mi. j. u tie iikt'iml li.i u tr at TRAINS COME TOGETHER WITH AWFUL RESULTS. A Misunderstanding op Orders Causes a Ter rible Railroad Casualty, in Which Many Are Killed and Wounded. nuaiiriint (foiiuian. New Tertc. Jan. IS. lly n head-on mlllrtan between tw iweeenser trnlna n the I.elilsh Valley railroad nt Went Donellen, N. J nt 11:17 p. nt. yetter da thirteen itermna were killed and nver twenty-live were Injured. Went Dunollen li three mllea from Mound ltrook and about thirty mllea from New York city. At tho ipot where the dlaaetet oeonrrml lliore la n ebtirp curve In the Lehigh Valley traeba and n ateep cutting, but the acci dent was due In the flrit place to some lerrlb.e mistake In train order and In the second plneo to another accident that oeeurred nt Hound Ilrook earlier In the day. The scene whltM accom panied tho collision, the sufferings of Hit Injured nod tho pnulu that reigned ifiong the 400 passengers, wero well jlgli Indeeerlbnblo. The blood-stained wreck of tangled and twlatod Iron nnd wood that wns still on the railroad tracks last night boro wit noes to tho (ruth of the general vordlat ot railroad men that this was ono ot tho worst collisions In recent years. A head-on collision on n double track road was made possible only by n freight wreck which occurred at Hound Ilrook nt G o'clock yesterday morning, when the axlo of a 'freight cor broko and nine cars were piled on top of tnoh other. Meanwhile, there had beon waiting at Newmarket n local train Hint piles rogulnrly bctwoan Now York and Hound Ilrook. Its number on tho sehodulo Is 71, nnd It was due nt Hound Ilrook at 11:00 a. m. Owing to tho necessity ot all going on ono track It wub almost an hour lato. At Inst tho train dispatcher at South l'lalnflcld Ritvo It permission to go. Just beforo reaching West Duncllcn, "Engineer Itlck slowed his train down, becnuno bo Eton for passengers It there nre liny. Martin Urcntian, the signal man, throw up his nrms and waved them, ns It to say there wore no passongcrs, so tho local put on steam and headed round tho curve, going at about twenty-flvo miles an hour. T ero wero only four passengers on the local. In the cab ot an excursion train was James Prcudergnst, the engineer, with bis fireman, George Cheshire. They saw the loaal as It started on (lie curve. With shrieking whistle nnd brakes grinding sparks from the wheels, the t.xaurslon train bore down to what retmed certain destruction. The pas sengers, alarmed nt the ontlniiod whistle, oponed the windows; mothers snntohed (heir children In (heir nrmss men struted from tholr soots, but bo fore they had time to find out what uns (he matter (hoy wero htrlod hotid long, knocked senseless and many kill ed outright. Tho two engines, from which both crows had Jumped, came together with nn awful crash. ItHar SptnUi, Wnehtngton, Jnn. 10. In tho denote Mr. Hoar adtlroased that body in oppo sition to expansion. Mr. Hoar said that our fathers who framed tho constitution wero tho wis est builders ot stsates tho world has yet seen. Thoy had studied onalcnt history and had loarned that whllo there Is little else that n democracy can ui'compllsh, It can not rule over vast states or subject peoplo without bringing tho elements of dentli into Its own constitution. Our fathers, ho said, learned two leeeonu from tho story ot Oreoee tho dnngor ot dis union nnd domestic strife end an Indul gence In the greed nnd lust ot cmplro; and he hoped we might nverl tho latter danger ns wo lind uverted tbo former. Mr. Hoar bellevod, ho wild, this coun try (o be n nation n sovereign na tion. Ho bollovvd congross possessed nil (he powers necoeenry (o accomplish tbo great objects tho framcra ot tho constitution Intended should bo ac complished. Hut ho denied that It possessed tho "astonishing" nnd "ox travngant" powers undor tho consti tution which tho senator from Con necticut (Mr. Plntt) attributed to It. In tho courso of hla appeal to tho senators, Mr. Hoar said: "When you ralso the flag over tbo Philippine Islands as nn emblem of dominion and noaulsltlon you tnko It down from Independence, hall." In the house tho Icglslatlvo bill was pacsed. iiuid work. Fort Seott, Kan., Jan. 10. Throe masked men oarly yosterdny morning enptjired a policeman, took htm Into the woods, bound htm and with rare ooolness hold up nnd robbed nine men In the Cottngo house nnd the Unyroa house, two liotols oh prominent busl nees streets. Allied Meade, nn engineer on the Knnpas City, Port Baott and Memphis road, one of the victims, was shot by one robber, and (J. II. Yohhk. a colored man. waa mistaken for one and shot. Several hours nfter the robbery the police Identified (ha bandits aa they boarded the at. IhiIs bound Missouri, Kansas and Texas paesetiKer train and had n pitched battle with them, but tlwy ot away. . i Ihulor Arrrtl. Fart ImHn. Ark., Jnn. Ifl.-O. A. nenatm. nltaa II. a. Iarkr. was brought In from llenno. I. T., yeaUr day, by PostsfNf Inspectm- Inlltvan. charged with tmlng the malls for fraudulent purposes. It la charged that he advertised In easUrn Mpera for teachers, to whwti good salaries would be paid to track In the Indian Terri tory, and than an advance payment ot z.3$ was suggested aa a mwua of se miring u poaltMn. The prisoner Is an old man, who ears Ue eouies tram Tsnii IiUiiIIIImI n llnl.htn. Hot Rprlnst. Ark., Jan. 10-WIIllam Stantnn. who esmmllUd anlelda here, lias bttn MantllM nt en st tke gang who roe! a Routhrm Purine train at Tnlnlre. Cal . !u,t March, lit Is also aald to hav- klll d an onVer tws wmtIis aw wkiW rtwtoting aireet In Florida. Home prison inrrw a rock tbro.igh a window of tb- polio- tintlou at lal it. itx I'utir KIIIkcI. Sidney, Neb., Jnn. 10. Four dentha nnd Injury to sovon porsona wero caus ed by n wreck nn the Union Pacific at Runal, fifteen miles cast ot horo yes torday morning. Tho dead nro Engi neer Dell llonuor, Flrcmnn John O. Colomnn'of Creston, In,, n young wom an supposed to bo Miss Myrtlo Arm strong of Poxton, Nob., and nn un known old man. An onst-buund pnssonger train had stopped to take tho sidetrack, but had not been able to cloar the main track when n west-bound passongor train, running at tho rate of forty-Mvo miles an hour, nrashed Into It. Tho engines wore plied up in n mass of scrap Iron and tho cars, which woro badly brok en up, Immediately took fire. Tho pas sengera who were not Injured nt once sot to work to rescue thoso In tho wreck. With the exception of Mlso Armstrong and the unknown man, whose bodies wero badly charred, the passengers escaped Injury by the lire. Alnika't lloveriiar, Washington, Jan. 10. Gov. Ilrady of Alaska arrived hero to urgo terri torial matters. Ho Is anxious tor enact ment of the Carter bill which has pass ed the senate nnd Is now in committee of the houso, making three Judicial districts ot AlHska. Ho says even Ju dicial provisions would bo Inadequate, and there should bo greater appropri ations also for administration pur poses, pointing out Hint tho marshal r.as tumble to make arrests on any of the numerous Islands for lack of trans portation funds or facilities, anjl tho governor has no funds for going about the territory. He also wants the tcnool appropriations this year raised to o. 000. Tho governor says many pooplo who rushed Into tho Klondike region are coming out largely boenuso ot tho high taxation. Many thousands ot peo ple, he says, have already started for the Atlln district. An A Ml Arl. Cincinnati. O.. Jan. 10 Ida Prlee ra murdered In a horrlbln manner In her roomln a Hat in West Sixth street by having coal oil thrown orar her cloth ing and then II red. Her screams brought help, but the door was locked. The door was broken In, the Homes aubdued and the woman taken to the hospital, where she died several hours Net VVanltd, Washington, Jan. 0. The admin istration is fighting hard to prevent necessity for nn extra session ot the fifty-sixth congress. President Me Klnloy wants no "summor school" of fledgling statesmen to talk ottrronoy reform nnd dip Into tho questions ot foreign policy raised by Ihe acquisition ot new territory. It is his plan to hold nil theso matters In nboynnoo ten months longer, when tho military gov ernment in Cuba, Porto IUlO nnd tho Philippines can bo superseded by olvli governments framed by oongoress. This programme may fall through tho Inability of congress to olearltsoal ondar of tho bills whlofc must bo passed beforo tho end ot tho soeslon or on noted at a special session called In March. The house Is well up with this work but tho senate Is so far behind that each day ndds to the probability ot an extra session. Only sovon weeks moro remain nnd In that tlmo It seems lm ot nil tho Impcratlvo matters. Scheduled In the order ot Its Im portance tills is what tho senate must accomplish If thoro Is to be no extra seislon. 1. It must ratify the treaty of pcfee between Bpnin nnd tho United States, tUscusslon of which will no bogln be foro next Wednesday. 8. Ten big appropriation bills, six of which havo not yet passed tho house, must bo enacted. Tho failure of any ono ot thoso would compel an extra session because tboy provldo for tho malntcnanco of governmental machinery. 8. Tho bill granting n territorial form of government (o Hawaii must bo passed because delay until next De cember would create Incxtrlcablo eon fusion. The mcasuro has not yet passed the house nnd a long dobati is likely over tbo proposed property Qualifications for suffrage. 4. The bill authorUIng tho pnymcnt of 120,000,000 Indomnlty to Spain for loss of tho Philippines must bo passed because the pcaco troaly provides that payment shall be mads Tmhln throo months of ratification. Tho Indomnlty payment w probably bo mado a "rider" to ono of tho appropriation bills In order to forestall any posslblo fight on It. 5. The bill appropriating $1,000,000 for the twelfth census will havo to hi passed, because it will take at least nlno months to preparo for tho Inaug uration of tho work on Jnnunry 1, 1900. 6. Failure to enact a law authoriz ing tbo beginning ot work on tho Nlcnragua canal will cause complica tions which Its adrooates say may de lay matters Indefinitely. ratal CnllltUn. Knoxvllle, Tsnn., Jan. 9. Four dead, two injured, ono of theso perhaps fa tally, and the loss ot property of the Southern railway to tho amount of 1100,000 Is the result of n wreck which occurred yesterday morning on the Knoxvlllo and Ohio branch ot tho Knoxvlllo division of the Southern railway, ono and one-halt miles west ot Klk Valloy. The drnd are: Engineer J. D. Max ey; Flrcmnn Frank Heady, colored; Ilrakcmnii loutn lloovcr.colorcd; Flag mnn W. A. Dillon. All (here woro burned to death or killed undorneath the ruins of three engines and a number ot cars and conohes of tho two wrecked trains. It le known that Rnglncer Mnxey was burned to death In or beneath his en gine The Injured nre: Iinslneer Ooff, badly hut not fatally nut on tho head nnd bruised; Fireman Oeo. Husklsson, badly burned. The wreck occurred at 11:50 o'clock. It was n head-end collision, freight train No. f8. second section, and mix ed local train No. 3, meeting In an aw ful oinsh. lloth trains were running nt the rate ot about thirty miles nnd hour, and the accident oeeurred so sudden that none ot the tmlnmen wero able to Jump and attempt to save their llVOH. QOUTIIBRN NEWS. later, flhe waa able to say during her conscious moments that William Ken nedy was the man who had thrown tho oil on her and eat her clothing afire. After doing this sh6 said he had loeked the door of the apartment to Insure her deth. The police havo Kennedy In custody. Truck growers of Dallas oeunty, Tax., have organized an association. Moruiaui luUrfltnrd. Salt Lake, Utah, Jan. 0. Winifred Black, a special staff representative, has Interviewed Iorenio Snow and Clranl, MitruiAii, KliriMnn. The war department has Issutd or ders that the three transports now be ing prepared for the Philippines shall be named as follows: The Mohawk, shall hereafter be known aa Orant. In lienor of (he late Oen. Grant. Tho Mobile will be known ns Sherman, In honor of the 1st Oen. Wm. T. Sher man, and (be MaaearhusetU. aif Sheri dan, in honor of the late P. II. Sheri dan. In addition It haa been dlded to iuidi two otliir transports yet to I" selected the Thomas and the Lo-jEan. Apostle Smith, first counselor to tho prtsldont, and Apostle Heber Orant and Blder Penrose, the four wise men ot the Mormon church. Those men deny that the Mormon church Is In politics. They say polygamy Is dead nnd that plural marriages will die It let alone. Arkanm Niorm. Little ook, Ark., Jan. 0. A heavy wind storm swept over n remote sec tion ot Seott county: At IIoIm, a school house, was blown down and three pupils were killed. Another was fatally wounded end a dexen or more sustained mors or lev serious Injury. Thote killed were the children ot Joe Jviwrenc Mr. Frost and Mra. Hut ledge res pn lively. The fatally wound ed was the child ot Joe Lawrence So far as know nhere no other lives were lost The whisky tredo Is booming In Ken tusky. A flro nt Amory, Miss., destroyed thrco business housos. Nearly 22.000 Confederate dead nre burled In northern cemeteries. An unnamed dlseaso resembling chlokon-pox has beon epldomic nt Lon oke, Ark. In a rainfall nt Vloksburg, Miss,, 7.30 Inches ot rain fell, tho grontost over known thorp, In thirty-six years. It caused mueh damage and delayed trains. Tho falling In ot tho roof from flro awakened J. J. Gray and family at Hlnsloytown, Ky., and tboy escaped by n narrow margin. Joo Nowhall, while repairing n emoko-stnok at Paris, Ky., foil forty feet to n tin roof. Ills only injury was n Blight scratch. A desperado named Joo Knight shot and fatly wounded n waiter in a Mom- phis restaurant for bringing him tough steak. Tho waiter died. Tho new Continental Tobacco com pany, tho trust recently formed, haa beon admitted to membership In tho Louisville, Ky., Loaf Tobacco Ex change. Sid Wllklns shot and Instantly killed J. It, Stovcna flvo miles south ot Wynne, Ark., using a shotgun. Wllklns shot four loads Into Stevens body, tearing him nearly In two and blowing out his heart nnd vitals.. Farm mat ters caused tho trouble. J. M. Llllnrd, 02 yenrs old, of Har rodsbtirg, Ky., has been a Mason for Baventy yenrs and claims to be tbo oldest member ot that order In tbo United Stntca. Missouri, Arkansas, Texan nnd Loulnlann arc represented among tho Confederate dead In tho Fnycttovlllc, Ark., cemetery, and her cemetery Is be ing handsomely Improved Fire In the paint shop of the Nash ville, Ghnttnnoogn nnd St. I-ouls rail way at Nashvlllo, Tonn., destroyed ten conches, Including President Thomas' prtvnto car and tho pay car: toss $20, 000. Stonowall Jackson camp of Confed erate veterans nt Staunton, Va., unan imously adopted resolutions opposing the granting by tho government ot pensions to Confederate) soldiers, J. W. Williams and Miss Lorenn barnes were united In ronrrlngo nt Clarks'llle, Tcnn., by Justleo ot tho Peace Caldwell whllo standing In front ot tho tatter's resldcnco during a snow storm, whllo the squire married anoth er cottpla at daybreak. A suit was settled at Jacksonville, Fin,, by a Judge ordering n deed that was decided to bo fraudulent being burned. It supposed vnluo was $5,000, 000. Tho one hundrcth anniversary of Transylvania college nt UexIngton.Ky., was appropriately celebrated on the n I glit of tho 1st. Tho historical address wns delivered by Prof. J. W. McOarvoy of tho lllblc callcgo ot Kentucky tint vorslty. Whllo compressing n halo ot cotton nt Pine niuff. Ark., nn oxploslon result ed, seemingly from (ho bale, whloh shook houses for blocks. The engineer was (brown some dlstnnco nnd serious ly hurt. Another mnn was struck by r-, flying mlsnllo. The pros was com. pletoly dismantled Thntlgllt rtptlleil. Wnrhlncton, .Tun. 0. It is reported that the dlripiitchea from Oils to Alger contain tho Information that Miller was practically repulsed nt Hollo. It Is not admitted that a physical clash oc curred, but It is said that Miller pre pnrod to innd and soon saw by the Inniirgonts' attitude that ho did not havo n largo enough force to effect n landing without n conflict. Alger mioses tn discuss the dis patches. He eallsd nt tho white house nnd oxptntntd the news to the president. PASTURE AND FARM. Honoris from many seotlens ot Tex as state that wheal Is doing well. Onttlo danlcre nro shipping many ; rattle to at- Louis from Dunham. 1 Nearly nil North Texas counties ware visited by rain on the Sth. , The recent snows In the Midland country have dono wonders tor the grass and wheat Cnnslilrrahlo tobacco wilt be planted In Harrison county this year. Only the best seed will bo used. It Is br Id that the soil ot tun Island of I.tixon Is admirably adapted to tho growth ot Sumatra tobacco. MaJ, J. W. Allison received at ISnnls S000 western Texas sheep to bo put on feed of cotton sed meal and hulls. Col, John N. Simpson, tho banker nnd cattleman ot Dallas, It Is said will soon nssumo chnrgo ot a business con cern In Knnsss City. Tho Imports ot cnttlo from Mexico during 1808 were 137,110 head ns against 2P5.SC1 head In 1807, nnd ot shcop 28,019, against 73,022 In 1897. Kx-Gov. W. D. Hoard ot Wisconsin, president ot tho Farmers' National Connie, nays peoplo will wako up somo day nnd find Toxas Is n dairy state Prlnco Slmmondfl of HllUboro ship ped n cnrlond of mules to Tyler. T. D. Miller, n cattlo feeder or So Cttln, reports hla feeders ns doing well and fast fattening, Undor the new quarantine regula tions Mexican cnttlo nro barred from entering tho United States at any tlmo ot the year for nny purposo except that they pass satisfactory inspection. Mr. Hurroll Cox has moved to Has kell from Greer county, Oklahoma, and will occupy the It. M. Dickenson resi dence. He brought down a herd of about 0000 shcop for which ho has leased tho Abbott pasture. About COOO head ot tho Olllett cattto were sold a short tlmo ago at Way noka, Ok., to a. M. Walden. The stock was sold 5y Houston & Marum, ns attorneys far tho Kvans-Snldcr-liucll company, and tho prico realized was 870,000. MaJ. John II. Henderson or Itcd Hill, Cass county, says ho had ono ncro ot land planted In sugar cane, hr.d put up 7000 stalks at need, ground up thcJ. balance nnd inndo syrup, putting up SO gallons for his own fatally and sold the balanco for $150 cash. Tho steamship Glenalm loaded at A petition has been filed at Llttts Reek, Knn., to wind up the affairs ot the Knights and Indies ot Columbia. Wtt llfnUili Ilrussels, Jnn. 9. OfUolnl news re ceived from the Coneo Freo State claims that a column ot 200 of tho state troops commanded by Llout. Stevens was defeated by the Insurgents ot llatelas, who captured Knlamabrl. Two oineors, one sergeant nnd 200 na tive troops were killed. One offleer and two sorgennts were wounded. The ptistoClce nt Cblco was robbed ot $150 and somo valuable papers. Suicided, London, Jan. 0. Count Franc Ka rol II, an attache of the Austrian Hungarian embassy here, has com mitted suicide. The (J lube asserts that a housemaid employed at the count's chambers In Piccadilly, tbls city, heard n fall last evening and drew the atten tion ot the count's valet to the faet. The latter hurried to tho rooms of the attache nnd found him on the floor with n shot wound In bis temple Ue sldo the body was n lady s portrait. i Tie deceased vas Zf years of age. Galveston 137.412 busliDls ot corn for ' HolfaBt, Ireland. The corn Is to bo I used for feeding stock In Urn Emerald I Isle, it Is tho first shlpmont made to Ireland in two years, when the steam ' ship Helen carried somo to bo made lull whisky. ! Tho largest single shipment ot pure I bred cnttlo, consisting ot 111 bulls, I was consigned to A. G. Doyce, mann I ger of tho Capitol Freehold Land nnd Cattle company's ranch in the pan I handle. It took fifteen cars and spec ial train privileges wero uccorded. E. A. Poffrnth of Fort Worth, who had been on n ten days' trip through llco, l.lvo Oak, Tncona nnd MoMullen counties, says ho found very little grass. Tho cnttlo aro subsisting prin cipally on prickly pear and look most romarknbly thrifty. The tobacco curing house at Josper gave employment to quite a number of people. Tho tobacco Is re-sorted and graded. Tho tobacco raised around Jasper Is ot good quality on an aver age, utid quite n number intend raising It this your. Colsmnn & Koonnn ot San Antonio lmvo shipped to their Dimmltt county ranch eighty pure bred Hereford calves. The calves were bred by Mrs. Adnlr of Palo Duro, Armstrong county, and pronounced to be beau ties by all thoso seeing them. An effort Is bolng made by David noM ot Fort Worth to hav a cotton oil mill erected In that city. 4 All stock on feed at lleevtlle Is re ported doing, well. O. It. and C. II. Ne'lson of Musqulz. Mex., havo been visiting various points In Southwest Texas on oattle mutters. They arc proprietors of n large ranch In tho Santa Itssa valley, and have been on a business trip to Kansas City. There havo been moro largo bogs slaughtered In Cherokee county ibis winter than over knowu before. It fflrmftfa Inllf nt flin tinim .Iiai, Im-n slaughtered, weighing from 900 to COO Is said to be n common thing to hear pounds. Mr. Nutt, a stockman ot Hee county, nnd tho owner of some fine Hereford cnttlo, says that grass Is scares In his section, and that stockmen are having to fcod their stock as never before. Mr. Nutt has 90,600 pounds of cotton seed nnd CO tons of hulls as feed. II. II. Drown ot Calvert had on tho St. Louis market an tho 3d a bunch ot 3 and 4-yenr-nld ateers which were fed i at Calvert. This lot was raised by Day Bros, at Ilhome. Wise county, and i were put on feed nt Calvert In Septeta- ; bcr. They brought 4.80.