The Waco Evening News. (Waco, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 205, Ed. 1, Tuesday, March 13, 1894 Page: 6 of 8
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THE EVENING NEWS. TUESDAY MARCH 13 1894.
Military Department Not to
CONSIDERED VERY IMPORTANT.
Cfiirrnl Srciflt-lil s.ijh tin- ClmiiKc I'rub-
lily rl(;liiiit il Krmii llin Talk u(
DirliliiiK tin- l::ilrlli Dlvl-lnn Tin-
Jti'MiltiMun Iti Intr-tlgnti' mil;i! .c.
lllntlnn oli-il li.wit In tin- M-li.ltr.
Washington March Hi.- Tho report
that the military ilupnrtiu.iit of Texas
is to he wiped out aud in its iteml n ilc-
pnrtiuolit of thu 'Oiith is to be created
ivliiuii will uii'lii(li) tho department of
Texan with lit'iideiu'irtere. at Atl.mtii
Is utterly without foundation. General
Scolield puts the suiil of InlHity on the
roport. Hi- nayH tTiat the roport er-
hpe jriiiiiuted from thu tall: of divid-
ing the eantern division winch now ex-
tendi from Maine to Florida into two
diviBiotiH. Tho headipiarterH of the
bouthern end of u in ly In located at
Atlanta. It in not (y any iiienuH cer-
tain that tins will he done. The Tcah
department is tlie ino-t important of
oil tho departmentH from tlio fact that
it lies alone the border and then- n not
the moht remote probability that it
'I 111! llllllMI.
WaMii.noio.n. March l.'i. Tho day in
tho lionet wasi devoted entirely to tho
consideration of a bill relaimi.' to tin
r-AtoiiHiun of tho time for allowing a
Kreet railroad company in tin city to
change its Hystem of motive power.
According to an act passed nveral
yearn ago tho ntreot mili-nadu of the
DiHtrict weru required to chanKu their
motive HVhtems from horo power to
either cable Mtorao battery or under
ground electricity All but the Metro-
politan railroad complied with tho pro-
vihioiih of tho law. That road claimed
tho cable was too evpounive and tried
the Morale butter) nytein but this
proved a l'ailiiio. No conclusion was
'I lie Semite.
Washinoton March lil Mr. Blanch-
ard tho newly appointed hemitor from
Louisiana wai presented to the sonato
at the opening of that body and took
tlio oath of otlico.
Senator Dolph of Oregon called at-
tention to a circular Hunt out by llarvy
Spitilhng a Washington claim agent
offering to hecurti land- along tho
Northern Parities railroad at a nominal
cobt. Mr. Dolph characterized this
circular as a swindling scheme the
groi-Hent fraud he ovei knew.
Tho resolution of Senator Poller call-
ing for an investigation as to s-enators
Fpeciilatiug m Wall htreet was on mo-tii-n
of Mr (iorman laid on tlio table
liv a voto of :!!! to 'J". In support of
this motion Mr. (iorman characterized
tho charges as based upon rumor and
blander unworthy of consideration.
Tho Hoigniorago bill was then taken '
up and Mr. Vilas returned to his speech
in opposition to the measure.
Mr Allison began the speech which
he was not well enough to delner last
Friday. In tho course ot his reman;
ho Hind: "If the Democratic party are
willing to pass this bill authorizing the
issiiu of Sali.UUO.OOU without a dollar i
back of them or a dollar around them
they are willing to do thai whim they
have never done betore - i-Mio Hat
Senator Wolcott of Colorado advo-
cated I he iasage of the bill.
WvsiUMnuN. Marcii 1.1 Tnu com-
missions of 111 presidential postmas-
ters expire during this month. About
Ktu more will expire in April. Exactly
909 expired during tho last three
months ns follows: i December 472;
January Sal. and February 170. Ot
the.se cases 'J 7.") or Hon have not yot been
acto 1 on although pr.ictically all base
ln'ci t.iken under coiiMderation by tin
jiostmaster general. ' In 22 cases where
commissions expired m December and
40 in January no recommendations foi
filling the vacancies have been sent tc
Slinpl. White Mae.
Dknvkii March HI. State Coal Mine
Inspector Heed has returned from a
tour of inspection of tho mines in Las
Animas ami Huerfano comities Ho
says ho did not find a single mine
where tho wages of tho miners were
not from two to five months in arrears.
At Engloville Mr. Rend says tho men
havo had no pay for fivo months m ar-
rears. At Engloville Mr. Reed paid
for four months. Tho men are allowed
credit at the stores run by tho compa-
nies owning the properties. Tho min-
ers are working about two days a
week on an average. "Thoy are simply
white slaves down there" said the in-
spector ItlOKrapliy of Genernl Lee.
"Washi .en ox Marcn 1.) General
Fitzhtigh Lee. recently governor of
Virginia is preparing a biography of
his uncle General Robert E. Lee. Tho
mauuscript is nearly completed and tho
book will be imbiishod bv a New York
firm in May. It will bo tho first nu-1
theutio story of General Leo's life
which has appeared.
A PIRATE'S GOLD.
A I.aki Captain Claim- to Have round
l'Hu .Mill Inn Dull.tr.
MiNM'Ai'Oi.is. March I.J. A Minne-
apolis man spent two months this win-
ter searching for a pirate's buried treas-
ure of gold in jewels on one of the West
India islands. Captain Eric Hector
McLcjil who commando a whaleback
schooner between IJuluth and Buffalo
claims to havo learned from an old sea
ciptain ju-t before the hitter's death of
tho exact lic.ility ot a $.'..000.1X10
treasure on one of tho Spanish isl-
ands. He doubted tho yarn but finally wont
with a small party from New York in
a steam yacht armed with a chart of
the island. He claims to havo found
tho gold but it was impracticable to
take it away owing to tie' fact that
Spanish soldiers were working on tho
island digging guano. A plan was
formed to go back utter the trea-ure at
a mure convenient time.
Meanwhile Captain Meleod came to
Minneapolis lo vi-it hi- sist-r. and told
tho story ot the trea-ure. lie was care-
ful however to name the wrong l-land
as tho spot. In hi- story he said the
treasure was on Mona island wnereas
tho real place was Slut) miles away
Among tho-e who heard the -tory m
Minneapolis wa Henry H. Stone. He
had enough faith m Us truth to make
the trip to Mona but of course failed
to find the treasure.
.Mll-t Kellliive Die I .'lire.
Go.siu:.s. hid.. Marc.'i 1J.- Henry
Heaton and U. M. Conley are two
prominent anil neighboring citizens of
Elkhart. Some time since as a re-Milt
of bad blood between tile two. Heaton
erected a 1-1-foot high tight bonpl
fence built so as to obsiruct the view
from ConleV residence A lawsuit re-
sulted bitterly contested ami ending
in a verdict in Conhn's favor. The
court found that he was entitled as a
result of investigations and disclosures
made to .";. feet of the land long oc-
cupied by Heaton which includes the
board fence. Besides tlio ground Hea-
ton is loner for largo rests and attor-
A 'I ot it Site at -tali
Cll.viT wine... .March !). A note-
worthy suit tiled in chancery court was
a bill by Hon. H. Clay Evans trustee
against the East Chattanooga Land
eomn.my et al. to collect balance on
notes of 52:l'J too. This is one of tho
largest of the immense landed corpora-
tions created during boom days in the
south and was mainly organized by
Lynn Mass parties. Later the prop-
erty was retransferred and the East
Tennessee Land and Improvement
company cnartered at Portland Me.
The entire town site of E st Chatta-
nooira is at issue and ma) be cried out
ftt public t ile.
Ki sti U'tiiiu- llit'eil t'pen Ne;crinii.
Biumi.m.iia.m. Ala. March lo. hi
tho neighborhood of Stanton Ala
where Mrs Kueker a respectable white
woman was murdered a tew wecKs
ago and three negroes lynched there-
for a law and order league has been
formed among the white people. Ne-
groes are not allowed to perambulate
in tho roads or paths without written
permission from their employers. The
negroes are leaving the settlement. The
least objection on tin part ot the ne-
groes will cms trouble.
An .MIi-Kt-il Witeli An -tid.
VlI.KhsliAimr Pa. -March Ki-Mrs.
Yagoski was arrested at her home in
Xtmticoku on the charge of witchcraft
She failed to cure 12-year-old Annie
Parodovics who was suffering from an
incurable disease. The friends of the
girl wanted tlio witch killed and she
had a narrow ecapo with her life. It
is claimed that the cattle and horses
and even the turkeys on the Pordm-jcs
farm are affected and that Mrs. Yogo-
skl is the prime cail-e of the trounle.
('ilnriiilo Tiii-t Deed Law.
Dr..NVKit March lo--Th supreme
court has rendered an opinion in the
trust deed law enacted by the extra
session or the legislature. The court
holds the law to lie constitutional but
declares tho conferring of power unon
tho court to appoint trustei s unusual
and asks tho next ns-emhly to relieve
them of it. Tho opinion also holds
that private trustees can bo legally ap-
pointed. A runner's Terrible Dentil.
Atlantic. la. March Kl. Harrison
Stono of Anita this county met with
a terrible death. His team became un-
manageable and ran away. Thoy col-
lided v.. the front end of tho Rock
Island limited train which was pass-
ing through Anita at the rate of 30
milos an hour. Stone was thrown m
tho air his mangled form alighting on
tho pilot of the locomotive. Iio was a
farmer and leaves a wife and one child.
Admitted Ills Guilt.
St. Louis. March IS. Samuel O'Brien
was arrested on a chargo of holding np
and robbinir Georgo Conrad of East St.
Louis Tuesday night of $25 audii watch
aud ring. O'Brien admitted that ho
and s thtater comique waiter held up
Conrad. Thomas Kearney who was
wrested Wednesday as one of the men
New York AfUT Annrchlat.
Nf.W Yohk. March 18. Tho polico
made an important arrest here which
may lead to unearthing an anarchist;
plot to blow up a section of Harlem.
Profound secrecy is maintained regard-
ing the arrest. A man was arrested
earring a bundle containing nine loaded
cartridges enough to blow up a block
of houses. Detectives are now at work
on the ca-e and every effort is being
put torth to get at tho bottom of the.
cons til racy.
Zella Xlcolati tt t!i on tlio Stnsc.
Xi: Yoiik Marci IS. Mrs. Al Rub
man. otherwise know n as Miss Zelln
Nicolan-. who. as the complainant in :
suit for ?' 0.000 brought against Georgo
Gould )' me time age acquired notoriety.
is again in New York and announces he?
intention of going leforo tho footlights
at the first opportunity She is now'
occupy mi; handsomely furnished apart'
ments in the Tenderloin precinct.
A Clrcu- Mill settled.
Toi'KKA March Kl -A -uit for $18'
000 tiled a year ago by feh- & Renfrow t
against bells Bros. the circus people
has been settled by the latter paying j
tho former fr 1000 and an agreement on
the part of tho former to keep out of
tho show business m tho Sells name.
.-aid tu lie a y.i.tti-ry.
De.vvkis. March Kl. li. L. Willard.
tho Denver mauairer of the Guarantee
Investment Bond company was ar-
raigned before United btntes Commis-
sioner Hinsdale charged with violating
the lottery law. Willard was dis- j
charged on a technicality and imniedl-
ately rearrested on a complaint sworn
out by United States Attorney John- .
son. The case will be heard tins '
I'li'd to Avoid Arrest I'nr Itlamy.
Miiwkvoia hi-.. March K!. -. A.
Middletoii a barber who has resided '
hero for three years was compelled to I
skip out to avoid arrest for bigann. !
About three weeks ago Middletoii re-
ceived a child that came m care of an
Illinois Central conductor sent him to
support by wife Nu 1. The sheriff of
Marion county was here in search of '
him. It is alleged that he betrayed a I
girl in Salem and was compelled to
marry her. lie soon left her. came here
married another girl from Macon
count) and has now deserted her. Mid- .
dleton always bore an excellent reputa
tion in this city.
Iluti'liereil Lumpy .laweil Cuttle.
Lrrri.i: Rock March Kl Lumpy jaw-
has broken out among 500 cattle fed at
one of the cottonseed oil mills in this
city and much excitement prevails in
consequence as it is chanred that sev-
eral butchers havo sl.iughteied many
of the diseased cattle nd sold the meat.
Leo FraiiK. a prominent butcher has
been anested. and several others will
be arraigned Tho cattle were brought
here troui Texas three months ago and
several shipments have been made
from here tu northern points
111 Id Up the Mill-!-.
Milton t'al . March lo. News has
just reached here tiiat the Angeles
camp stage troui this place was held
up by two masked men three miles
troui Elkhoru siation. The trea-ure
box was ritled ot its content- and tho
pas-eliger- relieved of their valuables.
All extra st:lt'H mill n HlTifl.t ri' e..r.
-.- --- --f ..v.
also stopped ami the pa engers in tlio I
st.iL'o robbed Tlio occupants of tho
buggy uiuutigcd to hide their valuable-.
Oili-er- have started for tho
scene of the robbery.
I'm well- li.as Capital "a-o.
ChU'.ur.. March I.J.- The famotii
litigation lietween William Sturgis tlio
Chicago pri'inotor and John V. Far-
well and his associates m Texas capitol
and other schemes will be ended in an
unusual manner. It has been decided
to refer every point to Judge Tuley
April 1 for arbitration and from his de-
I'lsi .ii there will be no appeal. Tho
case invohes :i.il0000i) acres of land in
the Panhandle country m Northern
Texas and llio.OOU head of cattle.
Kiim In u aloou.
Ci.EVi:i.Nn. March 111 A crowd!
of drunken men entered Kennedy Bro-.'
saloon on Detroit street ami became)
noisy When refused liquor. A row fol-'
lowed. John Cummings aud J. A '
McAiuara were sht by Mike Kennedy
one of the proprietors. The latter will I
Vi'nl Sot Have a llrgtstry.
SritiMimi D Ills.. March 13 At-
torney General Moloney holds that a
city unlet.- it adopts the city election
law need not havo a registry for elect-
ors. Ho also holdb that a norson can.
not havo two domiciles and that his
residence is his real voting place. I
Lake .Natation Opi-noiL
ChicaOo March la. Lake naviga-
tion is now open. Tho earliest spring
on record was made possible by aheay
wind which followed a long period of
fine weather drove tho ico out of tho '
Straits of Mackinac. I
Twu TliuUKnud Given Work.
Johnstown Pa. March 1. Thoi
Johnson Steel works which has been i
shut down unco Jan. 1 for repairs 1ms
resumed operations giving employ-
meut to 2000 people. .
BATTLE WITH BANDITS.
Attack mi the Hiinrli nl IViIro San-
chez Xi'nr DiiraiiBO.
Di'KAMJo. Mex.. March l't. The cat-
tfo ranch of Pedro Sanchez about 50
miles west of hero was the scone of a
desperate affair between a band of
brigands who made an attack upon
the place and a force of employes of
tho ranch led by Mr. Sanchez who
made telling resistance The outlaws
were expected as they were known to
be in the neighborhood and when they
rode up to the main residence on tho
ranch and demanded t'.e money the
strong guards ot laborc rs opsti nro on
The robbers were taken completely
b surprise and two of them killed but
the leiiiaiuder rallied very quickly and
returned the fire killing one of tlio
ranch hands and wounding three. Tho
fight was kept up for three hours and
finally resulted in the bandits being
driven from thoir position and they
sought refuge m tho mountains leav-
ing lour killed and five wounded. Mr.
Sanchez was slightly wounded.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
The produce firm of Moore Smith iJc
Co of Boston havo failed tor $J0O.O(Ki.
Six hundred thousand eggs spoiled in
a storage warehouse at Cedar Rapids
Twenty of the Eagle mine rioter-
were held for murder at Faolteville.
A receiver has been appointed for
the Co-operatio Bank of North
America. Birmingham. Ala.
A large meteor feu near Ate'hi-ou
Kan. and petiple tor miles around are
looking for it.
It is thought that Charles Casper
who fell into the river from the Alton
bridge was murdered
Henry Hudson a desperate convict
was shot and killed in Chicot county
Arkansas while trying to escape.
Major Calvin Hood of Emporia is a
candidate for the Republican nomina-
tion tor the United States senate from
It is reported that Senator David B.
Hill of New Yoik is to marry Miss
Letty Scott a niece of Vice President
Reports to Auditor Gore of tho con-
dition of Illinois state banks show that
deposits have increased .5-.J0O.00t; since
November 8. lb'j;l.
AViIHmh R. Grace the well known
anti-snapper will probably bo the
mayoralty candidate of the New York
Democracy next November.
A rathetle Court mM.h..
Cllvklwd. .March 1 a .There was a
pathetic scene in the criminal e-ourt-rooin
here. Mrs. Jonn Then a Ger-
man came from Ashtabula to recenj
a sentence instead of her husband. She
said Then was too busy to go to the
workhouse and that she wished to take
hi- place there. On account of her
evident innocence she was not cen-
sured but was sent back home with a
message for Then. Thou pleaded guilty
to petit larceny -everal days ago. but
was allowed to go homo to Ashtabula
under bail with the injunction that ho
must return at the time sentence was
pronounced. Tho judge decided that
Mrs. Then had better return home and
directed her to send Then to court to
take his do.-e.
A Woman Drawn on tin. .Iiiry.
Cine M.ei. March N! Upon tho
of jurors issued by the jury clerk
Judge Burko's court last week
peared the name ot M E. Farson
Warren avenue. Tim bnliff did
serve tho summons personally but loft
a copy. Saturday Miss Mary Eliza-
both Farson iiriucip.il of the Brown
school appeared m Judge Burke's
court. She was ready she said to
belli out the cause of justlco m Cook
county. Judge BurKe will decide to-
day whether he will allow her to act.
Double .Murili-riT 1'leails Insanity.
BlKMi.MillAM Ala.. March Hi No
little excitement exists at Opelika Ala.
over the plea of R. Y. Foster who shot
and killed a white man named Hudson
and a negro named McLaughlin three
or four weeks ago. Foster put in a
plea of insanity and the trial is to
come off Tuesday. The murder of
Hudson and McLaughlin was hor-
rible in all its details and the citizens
of tho entire county believed thoy have
been outraged. Trouble will most
Texas WolNeulp Law.
San A.ntu.mo March 13. The scalp
law winch was passed by the stato
legislature two years ago has worked
a great hardship upon many of tho
western counties in which wolves aro
so abundant. In Zavalla couuty tho
county commissioners have refused to
pay for any more scalps and a number
of hunters havo filed suit for tho
amount alleged to be duo thom under
the state law. The cases are excitintr
Sentuucvd for Abnault.
Albia. la. March 13. -John Dull and
Will Gillespie were sentenced to a
fear's service in the ponitentiary for a
vicious assault ou Detective Donaldson
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San Antonio & Aransas Panl
Qiiicket most direct route to all"
South Easl and West
Through ticket? coe ecnnectioil
f'r all points in the old states nodal
Trains leave daily
Waco at 7 a. m.
Houston 7 p. m.
San Antonio 4: 10 p. m
Austin 3:15 p. m. -
New Orleans 10:55 a. ml
Note the quick tttut and a'ldij
lij-Mit rule lrotrj Waco to ban Ad tot I
Bxcusion ticketu to the foUntl
pniniH at rates drumc! will b on Hu(
eve i) ciay to return within thirty dijs
Iroui date of sale:
Corpus Christi. $12.70
Excursion tickets wi" also be oi
sule on Saturdays and Sundays calf
good for five days from ateofst!)
Rockport and Corpus Ci.ri'-tiare.li.l
pi me.0 forj hno fishing hunting g
K.iilino and bnthinf. AuV of
noints on our Kerrvill" branch wl
fu'ly satisfy anyone who is in sesich
o'' cool mountain rd-rrt where W
streams abound in trout and bass l
For furthtr iofornistien mpa9 W
wriic or call ou
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E. J. MARTIN.
Gen Puss & Ticket Aft
Mixed Chicken m
Cr. 8tb and Franklin St.
M. K. &T.
Will c-ll first-class tickets from
Waco to all common points m
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California for 20x0 ana w
Francisco and return good
days for return for ?3S5-
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