The Orange Daily Tribune. (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 65, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 10, 1903 Page: 1 of 4
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MEMBER OF THE A8SOCIATED PRE88
ORANGE. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 10.
who has shall be given," etc.,
which is certainly true ot the
man who has a bank account,
for whatever misfortune
comes from fire, flood, sick-
ness or adversity he has bis
bank account to fall back on,
and which shall be given to
him with added interest any
time he may need it.
The Excursion Yesterday
Down the Beautiful Sabine
(By * Fair Excursionist.)
Those who were so fortunate, and
there were nearly two hundred of
i, aa to take In the excursion yea-
lay, given by Mr. Waugh, with one
voted it a perfect success In
particular. Not one thing hap-
durln* the entire day to mar
<*• pteaaure of any one. Many face*
—- in evidence who had never set
npon the beautiful steamer Law-
re before, and who were, upon leav-
ing. enthusiastic in their praises of
Captain Wilson and Mate Landy for
the manner in which they were enter-
tained by these gentlemen, nothing
having been left undone which could
•44 to their comfort and pleasure. Kv-
«a the babies crowed their delight and
thanks to the CapUin. and while the
tent didn't make a landing at Sabine
Pass or Port Arthur..as some had an-
letpated. still she ventured sufficiently
ear u> give nil a bird's eye view of
hew pretty little towns.
An the noon hoar drew nenr many of
i ladle* amid be seen here and there
aMw. on deck, and la every avail-
• spot spreading the cloths for
tad to .any that the boat fairly
with its borden of good things
Meed be patting It mildly,
always bean andar the !m-
that the proverbial "yellow
fciefcaa" was n special dell-
i of the Methodist clergy, bot have
se to the eoswlosloo those of
the Christian raith can share equal
Many thanks are due the Knights
of Pythias band for the sweet music
discoursed by these artists snd which
with the piano music so ably rendered
by a number of the ladies present,
added so materially to the pleasure of
all. Mr. Waugh. while not cognizant
of the fact, drank, during the day, a
glass of the old Sabine water, made
palatable by a generous stipply of fee.
The object of the instigator of this
scheme will readily be seen by those
who have heard that when one once
drinks of the Sabine river water his
return to our beautiful Orange is an
One of the most unique and excit-
ing episodes of the day consisted ot
a "powder battle" between aeveral
young Indies and one certain young
man by the name of—well, be la not
a short fellow. Of course the girls
came off victorious. And the victim
came off—the boat—looking like a
walking advertisement for a baker's
shop. Bot fle for shnme! These naugh-
ty girls put their heads together and
decided that Mr. Waugh was one of the
boors and gave him a generous powder-
ing. an one whispered that It wai In
retaliation for the remark he made In
one of his discourses that It was a
womnn'a perogstlve to uae powder If
abe wlsbed.so.to do. so It was qf a non-
East St. Louis Flooded;
Many People Drowned
Ttie Great River Pours Into and Over a Populous City.
The Damage is Incalculable and the Number of
Dead Will Never Be Known—Means of
Rescue Being Exerted to Utmost.
The Dally Tribune will be
llvered to your bom* or place
ot business six days in the
week tor 80 cents « month.
Cleveland. Ohio, Jane 10-—President
Miss Alloc Roose^slt and
Loeb arrived in Cleveland
thl* morning on a special train Cor
of attending the wedding
Mlas Roth Haass to Joseph Modill
of the Pennsylvnnin rail-
The party waa Imnaodfstety
to Olenmore, the Hsnnn home.
Ohio, Jone 10.—In the
of a large and distinguished
Ruth Henna, the
of Senator and Mrs.
was united today to Mr.
Modill McCormlck, of Chisago,
ipsi church. Ths
ot the bride nnd bridesmaids
■AO TEXAS 1LOOO.
I Pawd In Nacogdoches County Aa.
aumes Alarming Proportions.
s, Texas, June Depu-
went out to Swift
Dr. Cox nnd
Scott, who were implicated In the
Isom Chandler was
the leg, and brought them to
1 home and a teltphono
ved about • o'clock to-
night atated that John Chandler, a
brother to laom, had been killed. Bad
blood has existed for some time In the
Swift neighborhood between two fac-
tions, and all hands oooeerned heve
been carrying guns. Last week a no-
tice was poated on Dr. Cox's office
door calling on him to leave tho
neighborhood on the penalty of death.
The doctor has friends who nre stand-
ing by him, snd the other side are in
the same condition, nnd U Is feared
that the feud, will end In tbe death of
Dr. Cox is a practicing physicisn
snd Cal Scott is a merchant at Swift.
The Chandler boys have n lsrge con'
nectlon, and the whole eommunlty Is
in sn uproar.
St. Louis, June 10.—Bulletin—At •
oolock this morning ths sout&ern half
of Esst St. Louis Is under water, snd
It Is bsllsvsd to be only s qusstlon of
s few Hours before the whole city of
32,000 people will be submerged, for
the river Is rising - C|
St. Louis, Juns 10—A telephone mes-
ssge just received from Congressmsn
Rsdsnburg says thst 30 lives hsve al-
ready been lost at Cast 8t. Louis in
A faresk in the Baltimore snd Ohio
levee on the north is rsported menac-
ing ths'city from that point.
St. Louis, June 10.—The utmost con-
fuxlon reigns In St. Louis and It Is Im-
possible to confirm tbe reports of the
number of drowned, which may'aggre-
gate fifty, anil which may be less.
Washington, June 10.—A special
bulletin regarding the condition of
the river at St. Louis states that it
has risen slightly In the past 24 hoars,
but Is now stationary- The rise has
evidently been caused by the fresh
north wlnda Increasing the rate of
fl^w and the decline should begin to-
day. The stage at Cairo la 42.7 feet,
a rise of seven-tenths, and a further
alight rise IS expected In the next
few days. The rise will continue at
at South Cairo, but will not be of a
8t Louie, June 10.—Today Congress-
man Redenburg estimated that 30 Uvea
had been lost by the flooding of the
lower portion of Bast St, Loula early
thla morning. While a general alarm
waa given by the police, levee workers'
shouts nnd; pistol shots, there was not
sufficient time to call every houae-
I hold In the thickly settled districts,
and It Is believed thst many families
The Paculty Completed.
The Orange school board met Tues-
day sfternoon at the rice mill nnd
elected Miss Mollis Capllnger of Aus-
tin a teacher In the elty schools for
the ensuing session. Miss Capllnger
Is, of oourse^hlghly recommended.
8he has taught for several years, but
spent the last session In Huntsvtlis
In attendance at tbe atate normal.
This election completes the faculty
until it becomes necessary to elect
additional teachers for the new Bee
end ward school.
Bank fee Sour Laks/
Special to The Tribune.
Beaumont, Totas, June 10 —Beau-
mont capitalists representing a respon-
sibility exceeding $8,000,000 have es-
tablished a private bank at Sour Lake.
The doora of the n«w Institution wlli
be open next Monday,
In- the first story of cottages awoke
only when it was too late tó escape.
L*vee workers who laid down to
rest on the embankments, worn out
with hard labor, were caught by the
i floods and drowned like rats. It may
nevf-r be learned how rr.asy died In
this way. f
Among thi> drowned last night are
D. P. Sherwood and John Keelish and
their children. Every man obtainable,
is being used to rescue the people.
St Louis, June 10.—The river this
morning reached a stage of 37.9 feet.
East St, Louis, having a population of
32.0ÓO. with lartre manufacturing and
terminal railroad points to the North,
East and South, is partially tinder
water, and will probably be submerged
this afternoon. The southern part of
East St. Louis Is deep in flood, and In
the city 2500 levee builders have fallen
back on Missouri avenue in an attempt
to save the... remainder of the city,
which is menaced by water from three
Seven miles of water pressing from
the south and aoutheast overcame the
city's line of defense before 1 o'clock
this morning, and .5000 persons rushed
from their homes to save their Uvea.
Numerous reports of drowning have
An appeal from Mayor Cook to the
governor of Illinois for State troops
to aid in guirding property has been
answered by a promise that a detail
will be aent to East St. Louis at once.
Afew hours before the break of the
levee Ed Roberts was shot and killed
by members of the levee patrol while
he was1 endeavoring to tear down the
Relief started from St. Louis to East
St. Lonls today. Food Is mostly need-
ed, and aid must be had for delivering
the persona who are in the upper
stories of their homes or in box cars.
hundreds of Articles
About the home, besides
the home Itself, can be
Beautified and Preserved
a £"/%«/ of "tic** a pleasing transformation Is simply
r the expense of a few cans of enamels, or
for outside work, a tew gallons of our Heady
„ * ' Mixed Paint at II.60 per gallon.
We have a special paint for each special purpose. Come and see
us and we will tell you all about tt.
...Gate City Drug Store.
en If ¿i,e succeeds in^having the bond
filled, it will not lie approved.
County Judge Plnckney is by no
means taking the bull, by the horns in
this proceeding. It will be done upon
a technical question, he maintaining
that the issuance of the injunction was
irregular. The election was held on
March 3. The county coiñmissioner
met and canvassed the result in the
regular way and announced the result.
The, result was published in the Hemp-
stead News, beginning with the issue
Lincoln, Nebraska, June 10 A spe-
cial from Ottawa, Kansas, says that at
dallght today an attack was made
of March 20, and published for four j fay a mob of 200 armed men to secure
consecutive Weeks as required by law. , r. _ ,
The las, issue was April 10. On the P08se88,(?n of Chauncey DewSy, WIN
I -k- a '
MADE SO BY USING
Today's Houston Post outlines tbe
situation at Hempstead In part as
Though on the surface the situa-
tion In Hempstead yesterday was on?
of serene quiet, the Anal outcome is
one ot doubt.
Very few people were on the streets
during the forenoon. ^JChese were con
gregated In small bunches of half a
dozen each and their conversation was
carried on In not unusual tones. The
presence of the armed militia seemed
to dampen things. The saloons, two
of them, opened up and their doors
were wide open. The third proprietor
kept his place closed.
So long as the militia remains in
Hempstead there Is no likelihood of
any serious trouble. Just how long
Ihey will h*ve to remain Is a question.
In order to get at She real stgtus
it is necessary to wade through a
The cheapest «Sil belt
aa Mi<r on Dm merfcet.
■.•^rfMÍR'ÍAVWMtKSuKHS1 •uvMnr.r.' ¿''fffflUnKU «xwBSBE
at Our Store.
great diversity of opinion, it is doubt-
ful then, even after these diversities of
opinion bave been sifted down to the
most conservative, point, if the real
status has been reached.
All the antis talked to by the Post's
staff correspondent, who accompanied
(the militia to Hempstead yesterday,
were unanimously of the opinion that
there would have been trouble yester-
day morning had not the presence of
the troops put a damper on the situ-
ation. it is their opinion 'that there
would have been trouble whether the
saloons had remained closed or not.
Whether the saloon men Intended
to remain closed yesterday morning
and dectded to open up after they saw
the troops Is another question. The
saloon men themselves are silent on
the subject. The pros, as a rule, do
not bellve that they would haVe at-
tempted to open up their places of
There Is still another status of the
case which gives .j-lse to the hope
that the trouble will be settled In a
few days, and that there will be no
further trouble, at least not for several
months to come.
County Judge Plnckney stated to a
small crowd of meh among whom were
Adjutant General Hulen, Major Towles
and a Post representative, that he
would take the responsibility upon his
own shoulders of settling the whole af-
fair, and the governor could flght him
if he so desired. He proposes to go
about It lq an entirely legal way.
"I will not approve their bonds when
they are presented to me," he stated.
The bond of one of the men expires
on the 16th. The bond of the other
one who remains open has been de-
clared void. Some days ago suit was
brought against him, for selling liquor
to. a minor. Judge A. J. Harvey, at-
torney for t^e pros, In looking Into
the bond of this man, made the discov-
ery that It was of no accouht. One of
the "bondsmen had been declared a
bankrupt, and another man, whose
name was on the bond, It was found,
had asked for a release some ttme
""" s#iJi '■ strip 1
day of the 10th the restraining order
was served. However, the papers,
were distributed in the morning of
this .lay, and the mall was In the
pos i office by 1,0:'30. The order was
not served on the publisher of the pa-
per until 1:30 in the afternoon. Mr.
J. C. MeGaughy, the editor of the pa-
per, informs the Post representative
that, while he was on his way to the
po8tofflce with his mail he was told
that an injunction had been issued;
that he went on to the ppstolllce and
turned the mail over to the postmaster
and requested him to make a, note of
the time of day, which he did. There
Is a very fine point of law here, as the
entire issue was not in the office,
though ail were In the first delivery
save exchanges, single wrappers and
those that go to advertisers.
Should Judge Plnckney, as he avers
he will, refuse to approve the bonds
the prohibition cause will be thrown
Into the courts In an entirely different houses
form from what It has for the past'
few weeks. Doubtless a writ of man-
son and J.'C. McBride to lynch them,
and the fight is said to be still in
progress. The men are guarded by
Aid for Home Sufferers.
• Armourdale, the South Side Of Kan-
sas City, Kansas, has met with appal-
ling disaster. The Kaw river has ov-
erflown its banks and swept away the
town. Sixteen thousand people are
homeless. They have loBt their cloth-
ing, furniture and everything. Their
houses have been carried off or totally
wrecked. The good citizens of the town
have been able to care for the refugees
temporarily, but the efforts to keep
them here and provide .them with
homes Is a perplexing problem. To do
this will overtax us and we appeal to
you for help.
Money raised from this source will
be expended for their relief by giving
them material to tynild their own
Three thousand families must he
. , provided with homes In this way, so
dazmia will be sworn out seeking to that they will be better able to help
compel him to approve the bonds. In themselves, when the great rush ot re*.
such case. It la stated, he will carry tt
to the supreme court. In that event
tbe saldona will remain cloeed for
several months, anyhow, probably till
October, when the Injunction shall
have become ineffective.
As to the cause which led up to the
trouble, there are diverse opinions.
By a Train
Vaughn Herrlngton, aged 15 year&,
was run over by a Santa Fe train at
Kount2e, Texas, yesterday afternoon,
and both legs were cut off. The boy
lived until eight o'clock yesterday ev-
ening. He was a nephew of Dr. I. C.
Herrlngton, of this city, and ha* vis-
ited his uncle's family here. Dr. Her-
rlngton left immediately) for Kountze
on receipt of the sad Intelligence, and
chartered a special at Beaumont to
hurry him to the scene of the acci-
dent, but received a telephone mes-
sage before reaching there thai
Vaughn was dead.
The City Council.
The city council met last night in
regular monthly session, Mayor Ban-
croft in the chair.
Present Alderman Windham, Shol-
ars. Miller and Crager. No new busi-
ness of importance waa transacted. A
number of minor accounts were al-
lowed. Some Important subjects were
discussed upon which action will be
taken later; among these being the
opening of Oreen avenue ^d Fifth
streets. Will receive early atten-
Presbyterian Ladies Aid.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Pres-
byterian church wMl meet at the real,
dence of Mrs. W. H. Stark on Green
avenue on Thursday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock- Please remember the time
.. e ' ' '
Sensation In Jstt-White Trial.
Jackson, Kentucky, June 10.—There
was a sensation this morning in the
tritü of Jett and White for the murder
of Lawyer Marcum by an attempt of
e defense to have James Hargls, the
building the city is going os*.
Contributions shorty; be se^t at
once to the ArmouKfeie State Bank of
Commerce. th% State Bank
or the Houft State Bank,
This movement Is made hy the Ar.
roo'ifdale Flood Association for
oullding Homes, which has been organ-
ised by the business, and professional
men of the town,.
JACOB L. KLEIN, Postmaster.
J. B, HIPPLE, Pub, The Press,
ansas City, Kansas, June 4, 1903.
Donations will be received by the
Mayor, George W. Bancroft.
The Tnmee-Democrat of May 15 has
the following editorial account of a
remarkable irrigation enterprise in
"As Louisiana has become a leader"'
in the matter of Irrigation, having per-
haps the most extensive and expen-
sive irrigation in the country, in its
rice district, it will take an interest In
a remarkable engineering work now
under way in Australia, which alms to
render the uninhabitable Coolgardie
and Kalgoorlie districts of Western
Australia, now practically a desert.
The water for that district has to be
brought the immense distance of 328
miles and lifted 2700 feet, the lift
alone necessitating the construction
of eight large pumping stations.
The water is obtained from the He-
lena river In the Green river Mountain
range. Here a dam 100 feet high has
been built, forming a reservoir seven
miles long and holding 4,000,000,000
gallons of water. This water is pump-
ed a distance of 328 miles and sup-
plied to the districts of Kalgoorlie,
Boulder, and Southern Cross, which al-
ready contain a population of 50.000,
likely to Increase when the people ob-
tain water to drink. The country Is
a c?esert. There are some salt water
ponds, but the cost of condensation to
make it freÉ^ .t'AS. too costly for
abundant i^se of It. The total cost of
the reservoir, acqueJuct and pumping
Btations is abont 915.000,000, and the
cost of operating it.about $1,750,000
annually. The whole expense of **
undertaking Is borne by tbe
of Western Australia, and Its
nets will be better
when it Is stated that the
lation of the colony
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Rein, Charles M. The Orange Daily Tribune. (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 65, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 10, 1903, newspaper, June 10, 1903; Orange, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183078/m1/1/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.