The Democrat. (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 2, 1900 Page: 1 of 6
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M'KINNEY; TEXAS, THURSDAY. AUGTST 2, 1900.
VOL. 17, NO. 27.
Tkey Depart Frtn Ties T«la art
Are M«vi«« Toward
fEIlN, THE CELESTIAL CAPITAL
si# the ton—ai, fett
posset fes tspfftttoofl.
.^JLondbnT Aug. 2.—"The allies begau
-4he advaaoq fryi Tien Tain Wednee-
day morning,'' ^Announces an agency
bulletin . dated Shanghai. It Is en-
sured that the Americana, British and
Japanese are taking pari In the for-" Tien Tela f*o ths British minister.
Are OwBfy ef the OtoeeiO
CONGER IS HEARS
London. Aug. 2.AAt last the story of
Pekln has haeii toldXpr. Morrison in
the Times holds up the\Chlnese gov*
ernment before the world W^ullty. and
to a degree of Infamy andNlupliclty
that exceeds the sunnlse of ItiKworst
detractors. In the same dispatch^ he
▼es a more hopeful view of the pr
ts of the besieged than has been rx
pressed by one of the others who hare
been beard from. Simultaneously
there comes from the Beltlan charge
d'affaires at ShsnghaTIn OfilctSt State- -
meat that the allies are expected to
reach Pekln In about a week, they be-
ing eighteen miles from Tien Tsin
Another letter bss been receive! at
Aoericai Cogiil Dat-
fett «t Che Fee.
PRACTICALLY NOT 4N AMERICAN
ward rnvrement w.'.ethsr other
ttonallSes ars oFliot A* advance
base will nrobab'y be eetabllshed
twenty or thirty miles nearer Pelfln
and supplies will te assembled pre-
paratory to a direct stroke at the
Of the <9,000 allies debarked at Pe-
eh ill ports English observers consider
that 30,000 are available for an ad-
vance beyond Tien Tsin. The Chinese
torcea, according to the vague gather-
tags of the alUea intelligence oUces up
to July 27. were disposed in s greet
are thirty miles long and distant ten
or fifteen milee. The number and
exact location of-the several divisions
are utterly unknown. The Pel Ho
Is blockaded by sunken stone
Junks for twenty miles beyond
Tien Teln aad farther up. sccording
to Chlneee spies of the slliee a dam
has been constructed for the purpose
of Hooding the low lying expanoe of
The first engagement of the relief ex-
pedition will probably be at Pei
Tang. Wednesday. July 24. by a
Chlneee missionary student, who was
seat to the Brltleh legation st Pekln.
July Iff. He saw a few troops between
Pekia and Tang Teun.
No works had been constructed.
Food In Pekln wss scsnc snd the city
would be quite unsble to endure •
Among the scraps of information
brought by another courier who left
Pekln. July 14. was the fact that On.
Ma. a notable boxer chief, bad been
killed by the legatlonera.
UaaSa la PkimI It.
Washington. Aug. 2.—'The Chinese
Imperial govern men Wis putting fo#b.
the moat powerful effort* to secure the
sbandonment of the tntetaatlonal
movement upon Pekln. The telegrams
received at the state department from
U Hong Chang sll tend to demonstrate
his dee!re to succor the ministers st
Pekln and deliver them st Tien Tslu
If this can be safelr effected, trusting
that is return the International col-
ama ran be halted. Unquestionably a
proper assurance gf Ike ssfe delivery
of the ministers would h^v* aome ef-
fect upon the temper of the powers,
aad H la possible thst the United
States government would glee ear to
overtures la thst direction were not
the attempt made by the Chlneee to
fmpoae condition* upon the delivery
that sre si together object ions bk.
Such, for Instance. Is a stipulation thst
the Chlneee Imperial authorities shall
be absolved In advance from the con-
sequences of the attempt snd for lia-
bility for what hes taken pier* In Pe-
kia. The first Stlputstlon might be re
gsrded ss s dirert Invitation to the
boxers to murder the ministers on
their wsy to the coast, snd therefore
our government .will leave It to Mr.
Conger himself whether or not he rc
gards It ss safe to leave Pekln when
the opportunity Hi held out.
Meeawhtte tbeee has been no change
aa to the military programme. *o fsr
an our government Is advised.
Secretary Root said that t here hsd
bees no' development la the diplo-
matic situation which would delay the|
advaac^ upon Pekln. sad that Oen.
Chaffee has orders to cover sny con
tlngeney which might ariee A state-
In the dispatches
Sir Claude Mac Donald, dated July 24:
"We are surrounded by imparls!
troope" be wrltea "who are firing on
us continuously. The enemy Is enter-
prising. but cowardly. We have provie-
lons for about a fortnight and are eat-
ing our ponies. ,
"The Chinese government If there be
one. his done nothing whale rer to pro-
tect us. If the Chlneee do not1 press
the attacks on us ws can bold out. say
for ten days. So no time should be lost
if a terrible massacre la to be avoid-
Tet a Shanghai special says IJ Hung
Chang has recetved s decree dated Juiy
28. commanding him to Inform the
consuls thst the mlntsteTs~~were safe
on that day. Evidently Sir Claude
MacDoaald wax pessimistic, ss Dr. Mor-
rison, under date of July 21. announces
the arrival of supp'ies. In view of this
It Is quite within resaon that the cdlet
announcing the eafety of the ministers
on the 2Sth Is correct •
Sir Claude MaeDonald's latest letter,
while a strong Indictment of the Chi-
nese government. Is not nearly so mudh
bo as Dr. Morrison's dispatch. That
correspondent, with the Imperial edict
as authority, declares that aa lata as
July 2 the Imperial government urged
the boxera to continue thlr "loyal and
patriotic servtcee In exterminating the
He explalna the marre'oua changes
In the Chioeae attitude which have eo
pusxled the world. It appeara that sll
the appeals for intervention and all the
protestations of frlendahlp have been
due entirely to the victories of 1h« al-
lies at Tien Tela. The mlala'e-a st
Pekln owed their eefety up to July 21
not to government protection, but to
the scarcity of Chinese ammualtlon
aad to the fear which the Tien Tela
WMrii ma Wl'*.
New York. Aug 2—Cspt I>bev of
the Holokea police raid that Mrs
P-«erl. wife of the easaeeln of King
Humbert, was In such a ucrvoue condi-
tion thst she had gone to the house
of s friend for rest The woeaaa Is dei-
tltute. She Hill trliuto hope that the
men arrested in Italy ia not her hus-
band. but she admits that there Is lit*
tie reaaon for her hope. She will be
kept under police surveillance pending
developments In her husband's erse
According to cable diapat h«s from
Ml'sa. letters f urd la 1h pockts of
Breed King Tumbert'a ssaassln. were
signed "Fabria," and bad been sent
from Psterso*. N J. These letters. It
IN ststed showed that a plot exlstel to
aeeawlnete Kink Humbert. The only
Fshrta thst could be found In Patersoa
Is the Rev Dr. Francis Fabrls paetor
of the churrh of Our Lefdr of Victor-,
lee Father Fsbrls when quts'loned
today ssld thst he did not remember
the men Breort. snd that be certs'aly
never had wrltea say letters to him.
to the effect that the- -
La I tad States la pushing Oen. Chaffee
for chief commander. It was said st
the war departmeat yesterday that
each Is not the esse.
It Is ast# th British minister re-
fused to lenUi Mpf tf '
t t a r ■ ! *—
dlfllAife? It Wadisonvllle. Tex..
John BrauqUm. and Wall Mc-
thq HttfT >nff to
A ill lllfi
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Plttahunr. Pa.. Aug. 2.—A apeclil W
the Commercial Qasette says:
At the atooth of aa abandoned mine
near Shaaee station on the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad quite a large gath-
ering of anarrhlata met to exult Over
the killing of King Humbert After
epeeches were concluded and appro-
priste resolutions adopted, the follow-
lag was ordered to be sent:
exuftaat Over the death of the htng
who massacred the people. Hurrah for
our comrade. Bread.
"THE ANARCHIST OltOlTfr,
"Toupgheacy, Pa." ^
The Democratic congressional eon-
yentton of the eeventh dhtrict of Tex-
as. la eeealon st Mhrlla, renominated
Hoa. It L>. Henry. ■
BmaseTs. Ang. 2 -M.\ Defsversnn,
minister of foreign stthlra. has rocelvad
CwewNI y a 6ew.
rtss. Aug- f-There was a
i tke .Alsbsms and t||€ f^noViag ^^patrh dated Shanghai
Wednes | Au|( j frbm M. de Cnrtlere do *ar-
Wss passing secretary of the Belgisn legn
through the tows snd rsn over s eow. • tWi ,, charge d affalra of Bel-
glum at Shanghai: * ' - •
"The hlHei are
* turning over aad snmshlng the rol'lng
stock. A ntintt^hf:e«d on the skMfig
were smashed aad turaed over
al people were hurt
They are etgbfea mlUs from Tien Tslh
and Aonld teach Pekin In eight dhya.
It la thought a negro is buried ia the "All the Burtipeasa have taken ref-
The track w*i iIs*red eo thH uge li the Inner cleeure of the Isapdrist
i Aay tmtfcn Tws
TwMtv4«veo «f the MgH Wastry
Wsahingtd Aug. 1.—The war
partment Tc iday evening
DEATH OF A DUKg.
Aw+y i* Cilny.
rends r ■r.;
Che Foo (undated).
Just received fropi Conger
Kth by agreement na
provisions several weeks.
nitlon; all safe. well.
I (Dagget) report allied forces
rence. Practically no lootlog by Amer-
icana, no hnneeeeeary killing. Indiana
arrived 28th. Order McCann, Sladen.
both Aliens. Mttcheil and Bryee to Join
regiment here. v DAGGET.
The ssoond reads:
Che Poo. Tien Tsin, July JO.-Corbln,
Washington: Flintshire arrived 27th.
Two hundred and twenty-seven ninth
Infantry sick. Ten doctors, 100 hospit-
al corps men. twenty signal man. Un-
avoidable delay unloading troope. For-
sign troope arriving. DAGGET,
The official confirmation of the news
that Minister Conger Hi safe and well,
coupled with the statement that he has
provisions for several weeks, and th t
the firing on the delegation has ceased,
waa welcome Intelligence, though aot
unexpected la view of recent neve. It
le expected now' that all the energise
of the government as wsll as thoss of
other aatloae will be cohoentrated for
an advaaco op Pekln. Several of the
reports which have come from China
•asm to Indicate that this will occur
very eoon. some of the dispute bee plac-
lag the date as sarly as yesterday. The
officiate here, however, do not look for
so early aa.adven<e If the allied com-
manders adhere to t,helr origlaal esti-
mate of 60.900 men as necessary for
the campaign, as the liteet report* re-
ceived here do not show half that num-
ber on the ground. Still other reports.
Indlcatiag the possibility of the sd-
rance being made by the Brltleh and
American armiea,- have come and our
officers commanding la Chiaa have-a
free hand in aay ladltary movements
The proportion of men of the ninth In-
fantry reported by COl/Daggft ss sick
is considered an alarming and an r
fortunate feature of the situstlon. Offi-
cials are ueeble to account for It. but
agree that It may delay an Immediate I
movement forward. The del«ys in un-* f
loading the traaaporta also are <Mt- \
rouragiag aad vexation*. Surgeon
3en. 8 tern burg had already given pub-
lic notice that 100 contract aurgeona
ere wanted for aeevleo ia tka aaet,.bul
it will be some time before they tan
be got ready for active work.
Adjt Gea. Corbla received a dls-
patch from Lieut Col. Cool I id ge, < om
mandlng the ninth Infantry at Tien
Tain. It came by way of Che Foo and
la aa follows: ♦
Ties Tsin. July 27.—The following
letter of Lieut Cot Shlba, military
attache at the legation of. Pekls, dated
July 22. arrived at Tien Tain July IS
at 5 o'clock In the even ns:
Pekln, Jely 22. Evening.—We are all
awaiting Impatiently the srrivsl of re-
rtBtforcementa. When are you coming?
All legstloae have been blorkrd sloe*
the 12th of last month, and Mace the
t«Kh. we have been attacked contin-
ually. night and day. by the Chlneee
toldlers from more thsn ten encamp-
ments By supreme effort we sre still
defending. We ere dtlly swaltlng with
great anxiety the arrival of iTre-
lafocriag army, and If you^ can't reach
here la lees thsn s week's t me it Is
probable that we will be unable to hold
out longer. The emperor snd empress
dowager appeer to be still at Pekla.
Werre our reinforcements to arrive It
le very probable thst they wonld flee to >
. Wag Sboshsn Killed snd wounded
"To Minister Ban^eo, Ttomer We are upr to dnts: Vtgkt killed, one a cap-
London, Aug. The ngws of ths
death of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-
Gotah (Duke of B^nburgh). second
eon of Queen Victoria, has created a .... ^ „r. ^ ^
*«•" " «uraigiHiR«IR
unexpected. , There were many callers
at Claronoe and Marlborough housss
and the lord ■ cbamb^laln's office,
Flags were half-masted*\t tho Carle-
ton Reform, Sports and other West
End cluba. The queen waa deeply af-
fected, and the Prince of Walee oan-
celed thd ar'raagements for attending
Goodwood, whore his horse. Lucknow,
was ths favorite in the race for the
At Windsor there were slgnty of
mourning, the bells In ths curfew tovf>|
er of St George's chspel being Bnled.
It Is stated thnt the body of the late
duke will be embalmed hud brought to
England for Interment, and thtit Jt
wtlUlp In state at Windsor. ^ .
The duke's successor, ths Duks of
bany, arrived In London. The lord.
of London eent n message of
isnce to the queen on'behalf of
of London, expreealng th
the sympathy of tbe nation
solace snd comfort tn
the court and
be ordered lnta
The Oasette ordefe "toe court In
mourning for Xing Humbert from
Aug. 2 to Aug. 22 aad for tb^lteke of
Saxe-Coburg and Gothn from Aug. S
to 8ept IS. _
• a. i ■
Ktag VI*tee Kmaeiel 111.
London. Aug. 1.—A special dispatch
from Roms says that King .Victor
Emsnuel III. arrived at Brtadlel unex-
pectedly. The dispatch adda that the
young queen fainted when Informed
of the sssasslnation of King Humbert
The king and queen^ started tor Mouse
immediately after reaching Brindial.
The police are puahlng Inquiries in
all direct!one. but the Information with
regard In the asessln Breesi I hot yet
very definite. It appears that whan be
wss searching Jor lodgings on Friday
st Monsa he was accompanied by a
young man, whom the police ere now
seeking Tbe pistol the sssasaip uaed
wss a new and superior weapon jaark-
Tbe police of MUam searched the
hoKure of a man named Rameiia bad re-
latioaa with peraoaa la the Ualted
Statee aad that communlcatione had
betweea him aad thea ftf ton-
with the crime. Breneiandnn-
other Tuacen frequented the eafra la
Milam where they were overheard dis-
cussing a big scbems thst would sstoa-
lab the world. >
^ Everything goee to show thst the
crime was long premedltatsd and that
tbe police sre now being charged ~*rtth
want of foreelght
-Aug 1.—The body, of. King .
Humbert dreeeed tn Mack llee on the
bed ordinarily need by htm. Arouad
the maaelve candealbra holding burn-
lag tapers at tbe foot ead bead aie a
bed of flowers, placed by Queea Marg-
berlta. who paassd the lone hours of
ths night In prayer by the bed on
which the body ties.
Father Bignsml. the eourt chaplain.
Is In Immediate charge of tbe bier. The
rardlaal snfibknbop of MUam had or-
dered a requiem mess In all the
churches la his diocese.
Crowley, La., Aug. 1.—Ths Rice
Millers' sad Growers' sssoclatioe. lim-
ited, met here aad elected officers as
follows: Chariee A Lowery, Lowery,
la., president; J. D. Merka. Crowley,
vice president; J. Freetaad. Crowley,
secretary; J. P. Haber, Jean lags,
^ The assoclstten bid flO* for the first
fcsck of clean rflee. crop of Itoo raised
by Cbspuls ft Brulesard of Rayne. aad
gave tbe 1100 to tbe widowa and or-
phans of the murdered policemen of
lain of Ipfantry, aad an ambrssa-lor's
attache, asvea seriously wounded, the
flrst secretary of the legation being one
of twenty slightly wounded. Tbe num-
ber of Europeans kitted le sixty te nil.
Ths Willow Bpring church in Ellis
-ounty. Texss. wss wrecked by a
111., Aug. 1.—Nearly 400
persons, many of whom bad never
been Inside a police station before,
were captured In n whetesnte raid tn
a bucket cop located in the town dis-
trict and carried off to the police
nations A dozen Arms, one of them
John Dickinson A Co., prominently'
connected with the board of trade,
were visited by the police during
the raid, which was so perfectly ptas*
ftsd that hqrdty a parson in all the
trains rooid pes*
Dr. Hsbereom, recent'y heed of the
Gormen hureas of tbe RepuhUcsa cam-
paiga committee, will make speech—
for the Democratic ticket lie ssys s
majority of ths German votes are de-
serting the Republlcen party.
In the Posrera case defendant' testi-
fied Monday. He admitted the organ-
isation of mountaiaera, but dealrd that
ha took them to Frankfort Ky., to In-
■ teas ^s mesp " ✓
Londoa, Aug. 1.—A dispatch resolved
st the wnr office from Lord ftoborts
materially modtflee ths. statement of
the su i tender of MB rebels under
Gen. Prtnsteo. It now appears that
Oena. Prinsloo. Viiiisrs end Crowther
Surrendered with if* men. 1422 horses,
m rifles aad a Kripp fi-pounder.
Some of the leaders tn more distant
parts of the btlte hesitate to come on
the pten thst they nre Independent of
Gen. Prinsloo. Imrd ftoborts advises
he hns directed Oen. Hunter to reeunm
Al a CaUeorast Frtn Sir M
MacDonald. Vritiib Minister,
ftafi thsf fts Ansistlcs las flsss la fares
Mko Mr Ifi-WasMs ssf CMfires
: imh mm i*mn
Washington, July 21.—The secretary
of state received at midnight finndajt] the Royal Irish, the Wlltshirs
did Lelnster regiments... Our casual-
tiss were only five or six. The ssoond
n dkqmtch from Mr. CSKBlsr* American
consul at Che Too, dated Jtfly B, noon.
Mr, Fowler says;
VMA letter from the Germanl, dated
21st inetsnt, received at Tien Tsin,
German tails is ten dead and twelve
wounded. Chinese ceased their attack
on the 12th. Baron von Ketteler'a
>ody said to be safe. The Austrian.
Dutch aad Spanish legations destroyed
snd the French partially. A letter
from the Japaneee legation, dated 22d,
nrlved at Tien Tain on the 3t5h. Ten
i«ttal£ona of Chinifie KheBed tha lega-
tions consecutively from the 20th of
June snd stopped on ths 17th of July,
but msy renew. The enemy nre de-
crees! ag The German, Russian, Amsrt-
can, B ritish and half the Japaneee
and French legations ftlll defended.
Jspenese say they have food for six
days, but llttte smmunltion. Tbe em-
peror aad empress are reported at
Baron von Helleben, the German am-
bassador, called upon Secretary Hay
He said he had not re-
•any word from Berlin on the
the Important letter from the
Gcrmsdstegation st Psktn described by
Mr. Fowter ' • 11 ;
As Is alwhra the esse with Chinese
sdvlcee, s di^arepsncy appears Immp-
diately upon a comparison of the Ger-
man aad Japancee edvires Tbe Ger-
n.an report eays the Attack stopped on
the 12th; the Japane^report places
the csesatlon of firing on 17th. The
state department officlsls bhHeve this
Is eaaily explained by a conaNterstkin
of tbe differencial between tbet'hriii-
tlen sad Chlnsae.ealsndar. N.
Another curious statement, howevifr^
is contained In the Jspanese report tV
the effect that six legationa *ere etlll
being defended on tbe 2?d. Thii la la
appareat conflict with Mr. Conger's
test reported statement that the legs-
tlons were "tn British under continued
shot and shell.' etc.
ft was understood thst Mr. Conger
meaat that all the legstlower* were la
the British legation, though Ihia might
have bees a strained laterpretattoa of
hia meessge. snd tbe vanous legation*
mentioned la the Japaaeee dlapatch
may atlll be peopled.
Military mea here are amased st the
sUtemeat that the legattoas success
fully resisted nearly a saoatb'a taees-
lent shelllag by tea battailous of
building should remain after such n
bombardment Is utterly Inconceivable
by them.^ _
The BHtteh admiralty has made pub-
lic the following dlapatch from Rear
Admiral Bruce at Tien Tela?
"Following meassge from MB'
"British I aeration. Pekln. June 20 to
July It, repeatedly sttacks by Chlnsss
troops oa all aides. Both rifle snd ar-
tillery fl*e. SI ace Jsly l« an srmlstle*.
b-Jt a cordoa ts strictly drawn on both
sldee of the position. Chinese barri-
cade* close to ours.
"All women snd children In the Brit-
ish lags!Ion Casualties to date slaty-
two hlBed. lactwdtag Capt StionU. A
number td wounded In hospital, ladud-
tng Capt. Hall Iday Rent of legatloa
SIT well, except David Olllpbaat an I
Warm, killed July 22
—- — "MnrOONALD "
-saik-1 " " 1 " " T* '■*
_ " 4i i « S aa (Mala*.
tioadoo. July 21.—Sir Claude Mae
Donald'a welcome dispatch, dated Pe-
kla. JolffoAl. and received In clphar. b
accepted on nil aides ns dispelling any
doubts U nt might still have existed re-
garding the genulaeaees of the die-
Owing to an error la transit—Ion
the gtessafe Ihlte to show tbe number
of wounded. David Otllphaat and
Warren were atudent Interpreters
Thf messsge fails to mention the
other legstlous snd other matters of
pressing Importaace. but It should be
borne tn mind that the British ml ate-
tet may aot be aware that all hie pre-
vious dlspatehee have beea suppressed
Vive tkeuaad ot Them Turn Their Ami
Over le the BrtClah,
7 T;-r mm \r*. ' ~. r
London. July 2L—The followinf of-
ficio 1 dispatch has been reoelved fiyor
"Preotrin. July 2fi.—On July 26 Mo-
These Part la* Whe f<sfl |h«fWaee1
Ilea Had to Setlra.
Donnld fdught a rear guard action | In the city council , chamber here Wed
with tbe enemy from early morning
until dark, nine milee this side of
Naauwpoort, in the Bethlehem hills,
reeulting in his effectually blocking
Nnnbwpoort-Nek to ths Boer wsgons.
"Hunter reports that the enemy
twfee ehecked bis advance by holding
strong positions on two Neks, one of
nrhich Was taksn before dark by the
Sen Antbnlo. Teg., Aug. 1—The Hve-
Heat session of the state Republican
executive commiUSlvsld in many yenrt
la Texks bald forth behind closed doonu
WAB A SURPRISE.
Nsk wps takea during the fight by the
Scots and Guards, without opposition,
the enemy retiring cloee to Naauw-
poort ' ' J; ; r
"Prisoners taken stated that 1200
Burghers would surrender If gusran-
teed that they would be treated aa
prteooera of war and not as rebels.
To this t had am anted. As a result of
these operations Prinsloo, command-
ing the Boers, asked, under a flag of
tm i tour days' srmteUes for psaoa
"Hunter replied thst ths only terms
he could scoept were uncondltlonnl
surrender, and until thess wars com-
piled with boetllltlee could not eeaaa.
I ■xprieood my approval, and told
Hunter on no occasion to snter Into
!Afl J Mi writing, n telsgram has
from Hunter saying that Prins-
loo had written n eeoond tetter ex
press! ag wtlllagneee to hand over him-
aelf. hts msn, rifles, nmmnnRlon and
other fire srms upon condition that the
saddles, bridles other pos-
of the Burghere be guaraataed
them and they be free to return to
I have replied that the surrender
must bs abeolutely unconditional, that
all rlflea. ammualttoa. bwaue aad other
pooeeeslons must be given up. aad that
the Burghers will be coaaldered pris-
oners of arar. I added that Prinsloo's
nesdsy afternoon. The members of the
ecmmlttee who hsd bolted the Green
convention st Waco lsst March were
Informed that they had revolted against
the legitimate party orgsniation and
were thereupon iacoht'nently bounced
put of tbe committee. The committee-
men upon whom the punishment was
Inflicted were C. M. Ferguson. C. A.
Lyon; J. W. Wolfkill, C. C. Flanagan,
JC. A. Boyton, H C. Ferguaon and G. R.
Tonwnsend. Mr. Green was supported
jby nineteen of the thirty-one commit-
Those preeent answered to their
namee aa follows.
Chairman E .H. R. Green.
C. M. Fergueon of the third district.
Wm. McDona'd of tbe ninth district,
Harry Beck of the tenth district,
C. A. Boynton of the eleventh dls-
trict, Wsco. ~
C. A Franr of the fourteenth dle-
H. C. Ferguaon of the sixteenth die*
W. E. Dywer of the nineteenth dis-
E P. Wtlmot of ths twesttsth dis-
~ i l Msynard of the twenty-firat dis-
r E. H. Terfell of tbe twenty-four die*
John B Schimtts of tbs thirty-first
Several were represented by proxlee.
Aa executive eseeloa eras held.
Austin. Tex., Aug. L-rTbe statement
complied by State Treasurer Kobblna,
showing ths smouut of hotw held by
the state and tbe number of acres of
tend under lease wis a surprise even
to those having a general idea of the
condition ot tbe land business. Tbe
published figures, which were In de-
tail and accurate, exceeded all expec-
It Is difficult to comprehend that
within the archives of the state treas-
ury there are individual noma executed
by residents of Texas aggregating the
large sum of 912,412.424.65. and, .too,
composed almost entirely ot compara-
tively small amounts, which render^
the work of keeping tab on thftjn very
exdsttng and laborious.'
.White on this subject, by way of ex-
planation. It ts but proper to state that
of the above amounts all of the notes
are In good standing, the interest for
the current year having been paid tn
every instance. There is a large sum
represented In notes not in good stand-
ing. and steps sre to be taken to have
the tends forfeited where lutereot Is
past due snd the time has expired Jo
have claims reinstated by psjrment of
Interest and penalties. However, none
of the last mentioned notee are In-
cluded in the total given above.
Of the total notes, the bulk, or
nearly all of them, are held by the
permanent school fund, and the inter-
est on them Is deposited to the credit
of the svsllable school^ fund snd ap-
'portloned out each year on Aug. 1. The
school fund own notee executed In
payment for school lands amounting
to gl2,101,220.79, snd the balance of
the notss. aggregating 9211,092. .sre
owaed by asylum and untverfitty funds,
as follows; Blind Institute 950,245, deaf
aad dumb |N.6M. lunatic asylum
Cbarimaa Green's report was read. It' 9*0.006, orphans' home 920,001, snd
overtures will aot be allowed la aay
way to taterfere with Hunter's opera- ) out of the hall
ttoaa, which must be continued until
the enemy ts defeated or hae surren
mj h ' i I Nsvaaota. Tex..
den ou need bolt tag aad urged loyalty to
tbe Republican party.
A reeoluttoa eras then adopted by a
vote of 10 yees to 0 noes, to oust tbe
commlttemea referred to.
Tbe door of tbe council chamber thea
opeaed aad the expelled members fl!ed
later dispatch from Gea. Roberts
MeteU Uajrw fleaa.
Austin, Tex., Aug. 1.—Geo. F. Pen-
dexter. one of the moet brilliant law-
yers in Texss. died st bis home in Chi*
dty after a brief lllneas of typhoid
fuyer. Geo. Poodexter wss it years of
■ge. He araa horn In Skowhegea, Me.
At tbe time of bla birth his mother
was on s visit st the above named
place. Hia parenta reelded in Galvea-
Aug. 2.—l>r. J. 0.
_ Harnett of thla city, a doctor1, cigar-
Julv 20 couflrma the aurreadot i ">a**p. preacher aad a phllnathroptst. ^lon o"111 h* 4 J**** old. then
aaloo. wtht 5000 Boer*. was offered the pastorate of a church ,lb^ nBOT~1 to Calbmin
near here at a aalary of 9*Oo per year , waa where the decease-l
Saiaan te aas * aad refuaed to eatertala aay such ,otady of law at the sge 17
aly 21.—After the sbootlag , propoaltioa. aad told the farmers and >,tri ,B ,h*> oBw' ot ^
beri here as rooa aa his j their wives thst be did aot waat any Al ^ of 19 *e had his dls
daat couJd raallas. what • ot their chicks* aad egg money; to
bad happened ^be was pTared la his
carriage sad drlrw as rapidly ss pos-
efble to tbe palaceA He wss. however,
bevoad humsn sld
Tbe ssssssin'a namVla variously
gleea aa Aagelo and GeethP Rresal. He
wsa bora In Prato. Nov. tO^lSCO. ane
Is a weaver bv tmde. He
Anmrica. where he hid
erson. N. J. He stys he hsd
— amibeB that he
n*t w wironrwiai | ^ „ kta Wow of
Srchlcat leatltulloaa He reached
Mouse July 27 from Milam, where be
stayed s few days
It sppeers thst whra Etas Humbert
was wouaded be erdalmed "It to
aotblag " Tbe royal caTlege rovered
the distance betweea the gymaastle so-
ciety Hebbouee. where tbe rriaM was
committed, asd tbe royal villa at Ml
Speed, re-wiring hut three minute* Tbe
king expired oa the way. aad although
placed on a bed. was dead when tbe
dm-tors arrived. *
Breast Is yeweg. UH oed sarstthv.
It appears that he rema'a*d ttt-r days
In Prato asd tww days st Bologna, after
wh'ch be casae here. .
Aa eyewKasaa says that Imamdtete'y
after the shot* were fir d the klag Ml
hack, presslas h's head to hts heart
He wae laetaally ouppo-ted by Oen
Poaslo Bsglta. who told the eoechmaa
to drive with alt epesd to the onstte
After his excteSMtlou. "It to uothHg,"
be did rot utter s sound Btood g «*h*d
from his mouth.
The ssmssin. on reaching the guard-
room of the eerbtneers. wss In s pftl-
'shuttles removed aad obtained a
Dm, It ..4 W -O.M rmrt (or th.m "> taw ~"
wllte.1 mm* to Ik. Mr-,""" " ^ lo
r ~ ot tk*t raaault; put br.rk^ ™ wild
la their church at aa -outlay of about
n Hi*e IImmH; laanaf.
Dailss, Tax.. Aag. 2.—The middle-of-
the-road Populists of Delias held a
meetlag to perfect sraagemeats for tb«
* ntertalament of Wharton Barker.
K. R. lane. From there be came to
Auatln in 1274 and has reelded her*
since that time.
la VMi«rr •' HiiWr*.
Oalveeton. Tex.. Aug. 1— At a mass
meeting of Italians held In Galvsetoa.
Mr. S P. Berasrdonl msde an address,
ia which the ssssaelnatloa of Klag
was declared the cowardly
[eat and Ignatius Donnelly candidate 'act VyHwutiptons demoa " At the
vice prsstdeat. j request of the meeting Mr. C. Nlcollnl.
leaders of that party are es- (luilan consul, sent th# following ca-
to be here Aug. 0. aad It la tbe blegram
Iddle-of - the-road candldem Jter j>real- Humbert
to give them a roustag wei-
Say* They e*e
Brussels. July 21.—A dtepstrh from
Shssghai says, sccording to the gov
Tex.'vAug 2 —The 11-year-
eld eoa of C. P/ Moaey who reeklee
five'ml lea west fro*i here, wss found
fiend la his fstber's uastsca. lis left
shout 10 SS yeaterdsy morning with
' s rope aad bucket rtmlaU 'eg oats and
went to tbe pasture to cat x a horse.
His father had come to towv d tbe
.little fellow sot returning hi* . Sber
bersme^unepsy end started bunt *or
. him. It Is supposed that be wae ^
ged to death.
"Gelveetou. Tex. July 21.—Her MaJ-
eaty Queen Msrgherlta. Rome. Italian
colony Galveston shocked cowardly
deed. Implore* Ood to soften sorrow
of our beloved queea; confirming
most sincere devotion to Savoy dy-
A committee was appointed to ar-
range for a funeral
at a eat HI.
Austin. Tex., Aug - 2—The' state
tosrd of education met Wedoeaday ti
moke tbe rsguisr aatfbal appoHlon-
' rr.eat of tbe svallsble srbool fusd.
• The board did not act. but *d)ourued
able c.mdlttan. his h-nda aad atom MtnrUr the 11th luetaat. pond
being l-ceratrd and bloody and hto ^ trr,„, ^ ^ ees-
etathes torn by the •W ™** "J ^ froai ^.i countlea. which ro-
ptying td finest lows, be htoeed through ,, ^ _.ko
hie clenched teeth: 'Tell them t same ^
from America ou purpose te htT1 Ifum- sppmrwansasni.
bert I have only Just srriwd from i hae 1«wrd a proclam-
America and know no one. I spent a Oeeignating ept J as I ihM day.
day at Bolofna and then came oa to i
Milam. " Tn the Powers case Rtamper admit
Jealouay caused Otto Pennington to Mi trying to perauade Golden to leave
kill hie wife a| Ownses, tn. • Koutucky,
Irnt'Nff l<~ ""WoU . —
St Petersburg. July 21.—Chinese
troopO' and boxera, have nppsnred at
Witness Weaver was Sr-
! rested oa a perjury charge.
the towns rf Tukehou. Flojudshl snd j fjmn. Peru, vis Oalveeton Aag. t —
•nor of Shantung, an Imperial decree j Gal feu, ladling ths Inhabitants ha re- < rbe celebrated convent of O opa. which
announces that all the- mtutetars nN 1 volt. Oa July 17 the garr'soa at Sla-
safe. The rebels attacked the Brltleh | judsbt was shelled,,, from the town,
legation on July I. but were repulsed three men being kilted. A
with the loss of 100 men. Through (detachment retaralrg from an tas
ths Intermsdlnry of the governor of tlon of affairs In O-odun Peninsnla
Shantung a telegram from the Russian I ettnekrd snd surround d by Ohtness
admiral; A lex left, hae reached the mtn- j troops og July 21. Ths BumtoM sount-
toters tn PWrtn. Chinese sources say uetly repulsed tbe Cblness with a'
that the Eufbpsans were holding out of eight Cha acks kilted sfid tffif
on July 24 tn ths OsthoUc cathedral. *ouaded
* 1,1 j "
Tn Jnly ft-A Tona-
bad been pert telly destroyed by two
fires baBevtd to be of Intend nrv orig-
ton, wae completely destroyed Tpeeday
by a third one. As sll tbros were attri-
buted by the Ignorant peienutry Is the
efforts snd propugnuds of the Affierien
missionaries, there to grsst exrltemeut
hem. especially among the
fsnnttcsl. who were suits beyond
ths control of ths local authorities.
• mil .ii m
lUaftel I* Death.
Royse City, Tst.. Aug. 1.—A fslal
runaway occurred on the farm of W.
2. Pennington, two miles northeast of
Royee City. Mr Peanlagton> tittle
eon. Roy, 12 years old. In compaay
Vlth a fsrm hand, was returning from
e fsrm in a wagon drawn by a pair
wtales. Tbe hired msn got down
•m_s gate, while Ray remained on
xgon Ytie "chfTd 15^ Ige Tlaw
arob hia body. Tbe mules bernnte
frigh d. ran agalnet s post of the
gste, k Mng s wheel off ssd throw-
ing the ' out. Tbe lines held and
he wss >.
pits of la
200 ysrds ssd Into n
crushtsg ths back of
-tved shout tweaty-flve
patient Dr. N. M.
•bedside near Rea-
Clark expired at
Ballard Smith. - wetl known
Journniiat. died st J}. Masn.
Rosea berg, Tex.. Aug 'White the
Southern Paclflc east-boi* Strain wae
etadlag at the depot a she. '
d between Jim Co
Welter Jteese nnd some \
the Southern Padhc train.*
was shot In the arm, leg'
Reese was shot tn the hip. pas-
sengers warn Injured Between twelve
and fifteen shots wen
Colt msn ■ and Reeee ,traps
from Columbus. Tex . but nre molding
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