The Waco Evening News. (Waco, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 177, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 8, 1894 Page: 1 of 8
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El. 6 No. 177.
WACO TEXAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON FEBRUARY 87s94.
yWIRE AND CABLE
Full Report of the
S. Cruiser Kearsage
RS. LEASE GAINS HER CASE
Ireatenod Lockout Other
News Notes and Gossip.
Long and Short Haul.
WAfein.NuroN Feb h Au early
icision is expected from Second
Imptroller Maiisur on the iue-
no.v baforo him concerning the
plication of the long 3tid the short
ml clause of the inter-state com-
ierce act on freight shipments on
ns continental roads. The spo
Icajenow beforo the comptrol-
involves shipments for the army
itween interior parts of the United
ijtesfor which a greater propox
ate charge was mado thau on
fcihr nhipiitents to the Pacific
lut the (I ilerences as alleged by
itcoinpauita being ou account oi
iter competition which is favora
leto the coast cities. The railroad
injuries involved m the present
eisre the southern Pacific and
lfiibn Tontka and Sauta Fa
mi ari'l home Government aided
lads the ac ouutb for freight ship-
nts come before the second
mptroller before being finally al-
ved by the treasury department.
lie comptroller has heard several
Igameuis on tho question by at-
tncjiof tho roads interested who
ve held that tho long and short
ul clauses of the act were as an
licable to the government as to
idividuals subject only to the
initations that tho rates must bo
ir and reaBonablo.
The Emperor's Speech.
St Pktekshuko Feb. 8. No-
vo ji Vreinya aud other newspapers
comment upon Emperor William's
spoeoh at the recent parlia-
ment banquet at Berlin and apprar
greatly pleased with it. Tho
speech appears also to have given
great satisfaction in this eitygon-
orally. It is further taid that tho
forcible nttorancos of the emperor
did great service to the economic
weiiaro ot Uorruany and W3s also
ing to tno
newspapers mentioned is sorely in
need of quiet in order to pursue
the task of developing its prosperity.
......... i uuuuaut aim W3S aiso
tho cause of maintaining the peace
of Europe which according to the
A DESPERATE ENCOUNTER.
They Are "Fsrnlnat" It.
Washington D. C Feb. 8.
possible attitude of the silver
epablioans with reference to the
ImTbill has been the themo of
Inaiderable talk about the senate
. mu u iisou mu reacnea tnat
"J- llKIUirV dfivnlnnpa rm f.int
fit they will withnnt BYrtnnrinn.
I pow the bill. This they will do
'two reasons: They are proteo-
'niets in imnoiple and some think
--- mm uiu ue auowea to re-
im aa at present it would be in
'einterpRt. nf oiK-r.- vui.:i.. u.
rer. thr. D;i.. u ..i- '
. -i .u nimi iiepuuuuan senators
"loppesa tho bill it is probable
--""' ui iiioin win not am tnoir
lePDblican colleagues in securing
"v upon its passage.
pandered Away While Insane.
-v.i. DJ.UFFH 13. leb. 8.
larion Kelsev. a uroaneroiiH farmer
w this city wandered from home
"".u ago while suffering from
- .j uueuauun ue returnea
evening in a Bid plight and re-
a pitiable tale. Ue has been
it a nreat. unriinn i. iir .
.netimes for davs withnnt nnv.
n8 to eat. He footed it most of
W W3V n.wl .! i ...
t -ji u whbii ne cimo to tiis
s fo"'l himself at Fort Worth
-" 1IO lifn .nJ .. . J t .i 1 .
-- nrtiiktu U.UU UUUl U1H
Q w well to do had no trouble in
s iaitnii. ii.
rtoA J' Ul ni8 disappearance
1se(l a sennit; ri
Whnn iu. -. ZZ .
--.. lllo t imo uxpires.
p UA-NCSC. Fob. 8. Secre-
yUrlieio has instructed Collec
hich ru- tua llme W1th"
.." Chinese mav a'nnlv fnr rtma.
awo expire May 3 next.
ee Stark Wo.t lor fire insurance.
The Kearearge Foundered.
Wahiiinokix Feb. 8 The old
United States steamer Kearsarge is
a wreck on Kancadore reef. She
struck February -2. Liut. lirainard
managed some way to reach Colon
today and a messago from him this
morning announced the fact to the
navy department. Tho oflioern and
crew were all saved. The Kear.
sarge sailed from Port Au Prince
January 30 for liluefic-Hs Nicar-
agua to protect American interests
men in view of the invasion of
tho military forces of Honduras.
On iceeipt of tho news the navy
department cabled Braiuard order
ing him to charter a steamer and
proceed to the relief of the sliip
wrecked crew. Adrurrl Stanton
was on the Kearsar;e. When the
New York .and Detroit were des-
patcled to Rio it was male the thg
ship of the North Atlantic tuad.
ron 3ud Admir.il Stanton after the
secretary of the navy acted on his
report of the salute of Mello in Rio
Bay was ordered to proceed to
Fort Au Fruice aud transfer tho
Hag to the K-arfrarge and assume
command of the station.
It is conjectured that the Kear-
sfrge went aground on thereof at
irgbt and foundered. Lieut Braiu-
ard HOPiiH to have got aboard a
pinull bot an"- succeeded in getting
to Colon in six days. Relief can
reach the wreck in Icps lime than
The French Surprised.
London Feb. 8. Dispatches to
the Times from Paris say tho Russo-
German treaty of commerce has
caused a profound impression in
France where sentiment is mixed
with economics In view of the
Cronstadt and Toulon receptions
according to the Times correspon-
dent the French public thought
Russia would quarrel with the
Dreibund and be the irreconcilable
enemy of nations hostile to France.
A Lockout Threatened.
Ci.kei.am) 0 Feb. '.There
will probably be a lockout of coal
miners in tho Massillon district be-
fore February 19 if the miners do
not submit to a reduction of wages
amounting to about 12 per cent.
The lookout will involve 4000
miners now working about one-
third time. The operators have
unanimously agreed that they will
offer employes work at reduced
wages or no work.
Mrs. Lease Wins.
Toi'KK.v Kan. Feb. 8. Airs.
Mary K. ke3e t0(lnv won
her case in the supremo court
virion decides that the govimor
canuot remove her as a member of
the state board of charities of
which board she remains president.
Wholosale Gun Theft.
Bushman Feb. 8. Special j
Tho wholetalo hardware houHO of
Roberts Willi Taylor & Co. was
hurelarued of GO0 worth of pistols
list night. The robbers left no
failed to save the
..n iiinlr niimhor send
coupon lor sum - -
fifteen cents without the coupons
and name the number &nd it will be
An Officer and a Dosporado
Killed In Wharton County.
Wiiakton Tex Fob. . Sheriff
Hamilton Dickson was killed above
town at a o'clock yetlerday. In
company with Sheriff Townsond of
Columbus with Deputies Hope
Ileartt and Wells tho had lccUod
Braddock the murderer of Con
stable Townsend at Weimar.
While entering a thiuket on tho east
atrial ff ilin !.. 1. A .. 1 i I. .. . . t
omu ui liiu uvur iiuuin inree nines
below Rancho Grande Braddock
vms suddenly discovered He fired
at olose quarters upon Sheriff Dick
son who was killed instantly. Ira-
mediately one of the posse made
short woik of Braddock. Thcmur-
derer was shot and killed in an in-
stant. The body of Sheriff Dick-
sou now 1 cs at tho home of Jude
Northingden in Egypt.
A largo number of citizens and
friends left last night. Sheriff
Dickson was universally loved and
honored aud respected and his loss
is of great moment to this
county. Mr. Dickson was married
only a few weeks ago.
Braddock tho doad desperado
had boon arrested for train robbery
3tid for killing two negroes but
was released. A few weeks ago
ho was put oil' of a Raymond-
Wlriteomb txsuraion train and fired
into it for which ho was locked up
at Woimar. When Constable
Townsend went to food him Brad-
dock cut him to piecos and then
Constable Ileartt returned at 10
o'clock last nigM. lie reported
that when II. II. Moor.- who has
beou hiding Braddouk was called
on to Hurendcr he fired on tho oili
cers but without efftot. They re-
turned the the killing Moore in
stantly. The nogro who has been
supplying Braddock with food was
brought in and jailed.
About Indian Silver.
London Feb. 8. In an inter-
view with the principal and sub-
manager of the principal bank do-
ing business with India today in
regard to tho silver situation and
prospective legislation the latter
said the directors of tho bank were
ignorant of any prospective legisla-
tion and asserted the general belief
was that the government cannot
take definite measures or even
propose them with any prospect of
succeas until the silver market is
steadier. The sub-manager also
Baid ho thought it probable that at
the present price the Indians would
resume making purchases of silver
for hoarding. Nothing is known
he asserted concerning the probable
re-opening of the Indiin mints.
No. 4 Is Egan's coal yard.
In reaching Austin San MarcoB
San Antonio etc. via International
and Groat Northern railroad Twc
daily trains each way. Insist upon
your ticket reading via Hearno oi
Taylor and tho International and
Great Northern railroad. Perfeot
roadbed magnificent equiptment.
8ubsoribe for Thk News
A. J. McLaurln Nominated
CaucusWho H3 Is.
lion. A. J. MtLaurin of Bran
don nominated to siu-ived to the
seat hi tho United States senate
made vacant by tho resignation of
Senator Walthall was born in Ran-
kin couuty Mi?". March jt) 18)0
Before a year old bis father moved
to Smith county Mis and tnoro
the subject of this sketch was reared
on a farm just aoiH as tho avorne
country boy is rearf d. Unattended
school when tho condition of the
crop would permit ard when not !
he buckled down' to haul work in
tho cotton and coin fields. In tho
early part of 180-1 ho inlored the
Sutnmervillo institute but remained
there only a few months.
Only a short lime baforo the closo
of the war ho enlisted as a private.
At that time he was on.y 10 years
old aud serving only a short time
he did not secure a title but con-
touted himself with sorviug in tho
When tho war closed ho returned
to Smith county and rc-antorod
Sunmervillo institute aud began
the interrupted course of studies.
In 1807 at tho ago of 19 he com-
pleted his education. Tho day
after ho returned from tho school
he resumed his old profession that
of following tho plow to assist his
father in restoring as far as possi-
ble tho losses sustained by tho war.
During the day he worked on the
farm and at night slu.lifcd la' over
a niuo knot (ire Ho refers with
more pride to his life on tho farm '
than of any othor pi nion of bin
In 180811 Raleigh Smith county
he was jJiuT'.td tj thn bar and an
once began a lnci alive practice.
Three years later ho was elected
district attorney of tho Fifth dis-l
trtct whi.-h oilico he ably filled to
tho entire patitfac ion of his con
Btituout.s He proved an indofatiga. '
bio pioeoutor of all miudoots I
In Its7l5 Mr. MoLaurin moved to
Brandon whero ho has sinoo lived i
and practiced his profession enj lying j
one of tho largest criminal practices i
liithe sUto and a largo civil practice.
Ho is regarded as one of tho leading
criminal lawyers of tho state if not
in fact the leader. His business in
this respect is confined to no special
locality. Ho receives calls and does
praotice in every portion of ihe
State. He has taken part in the
trial of nearly 100 criminal cases
and his succesB has been phenom-
enal. In 1879 ho was elected represen-
tative. In lHb ho waB eh fled
elector for the stateat-large on the
Democratic tickot. He was a lead
figure in tho constitutional conven-
tion of 1892 lie has always been
a consistant Democrat and party
man assisting by every means in
hs power in promoting its suprein
Mr. McLaurin is married and is
tho father of tcven daughters and
one son. To of h's daughters
graduated at Staunton Va. and
one at Nashville Tenn.
SLKKPIili ClilFTOJ & DIM
TnmlHlnrnfiiiiilD nf nlnn pillrli-nn. mv OtlW rGlTW
oly for UohaUol(la and Croup wan onion syrup It
lnjitBtll!! r-nrcllio to-dnv nn It wnn forty year ntxn.
nowmyKriinJclillclrcn Inlcu Ilr urnin nuniin :iyrup
which ulroaily prepariMl .tml mor plntiannl to thi
tan!.. Hnl.l .tfn.iri.hi.rii I.nrL't hnttlt.ll DO OStlt.
TakDilu oul)!iul Tor II There's liothlilir a (food.
hold by Wiliiaitiroii Drug Com-
In supplying "S ghts aud Sconen
Around tho World" the order must
correspond to the part for which the
coupons call. U "id the coupon and
vou will understand
That tho people approoiato tho
effort of Tiik Nicwh in making it
givu Wato one nf tbe best evening
papers in the slate is evidenced by
tho way in which m w hubucr.berri
are being enrolled.
An Ortran For Sale.
An oxoollect new organ no second
baud affair. Call ai '"mc N i:vs ollioo.
JIcAlcstcr Coul Co. Phone 175
In ono minuto thn Climax Oil will
relievo rheumatic suiatir nip kidney
ohest mid all muscular puits and
weaknosH. Don't tail to try it. Sold
by all druggisti al fjl) cents and W a.
Tiik News prints the associated
nrss tolcurams tojvo hours at'ii-d 'i'
And your Furniture bright by using the Gulick
Hold ""STouLiir JP-oLrse Strings "TiglbL-t
Until you see our latest values in $2000
$25 $30 and $35 solid oak bedroom suits.
In point of value they stand alone.
Corner 6th and Jackson St.
Waco Furniture Company
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