The Austin Statesman. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 10, 1889 Page: 1 of 8
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AUSTIN TEXAS THURSDAY OCTOBER 10 1369
ON THEIE TKATELS
THE PAN-AMERICAN COXGRESS
- VIEWS THE MANUFACTORIES
OF NEW ENGLAND.
General Chalmers Republican Nominee for
Governor of Mississippi Throws up
the Sponge In Disgust.
Manchester N. H. October 8. The in-
ternational excursion party last night for
the first time in the experience of many of
the delegates and attaches of the interna-
tional American congress slept in the cars
of a spt ciul train. The special train re-
'mained in the Boston and Maine railroad
'station until 2 a. m. when it was run slow-
ly and without jolting to Manchester and
the members of the party opened their
eyes in the state of New Hampshire the
seventh of great American commonwealths
which they have seen.
The weatber was delightful at the station
where Senator Blair Reagan Varney
Messrs. Carpenter Blood and others rep-
resenting the great corporation of Man-
chester met the excursionists.
These gentleman cordially wel-
comed the congress and in carriages the
guests were driven through the business
part of the town. There was much inter-
st to the foreigners in the ride. Immense
buildings devoted to the manufacture of
fabrics excited the liveliest interest. Here
were the greatest shops in the world ac-
cording to statements made by members of
the committee who added that one of the
mills consumed more cotton
and indigo than any other concern
in all Christendom. The foreign
visitors heard with amazement that in this
comparatively small city half a million
spindles were whirling and 144000 looms
were weaving miles per day of fabrics of
After looking over the factories the party
was escorted to the new mill where in one-
lialf of a great ball 400x100 teet had been
arranged a display of textile and other
goods produced in Manchester in half of
one working day. It made a most formid-
able showing in its extent and was
moreover arranged so as to make a most
attractive exhibition ranging from Tnloeks
of spruce wood and raw cotton to pitchers
water coolers etc. of indurated wood tibre
and tine paper pretty checked and striped
cloths needles etc. When the exhibit had
' been duly examined the party were seated
at luncheon furnished by the citizens and
shortly after noon left Manchester on their
way to Portland Me.
He Backs Out of the Race for Governor on
the Republican Ticket.
New Yokk October 8. A New Orleans
special says Capt. A. T. Wimberly col-
lector of internal revenue received a letter
yesterday from Gen. James R. Chalmers
who was nominated by the Mississippi re-
publicans for governor. It contains his
reported withdrawal from the contest
together with Judge Frazer who was the
republican candidate for attorney-general.
Following is the letter:
Saudis Miss' October 6 18S9. Dear
Wimberly: At West Point the door of the
court house was locked against us and we
could not have any hall in town and as I
am too feeble to speak in the open air I did
not speak. At the same place I received a
strong appeal from the leading negroes at
Columbus and also from some democratic
personal friends advising me not to make
any appointment there. 1 went toOkalona
and the use of the court liou.se
was again refused. but Burkett
rented me bis hall but the right before I
was to speak a military company went
parading and veiling over the streetsand
the next moriiing early Capt. Tom Bur-
chard "old greenbacker and now demo-
crat" and Judge Frazer came and urged
me not to speak or the killing of negroes
would commence and they would charge
it to nie. Dr. Tudali and Capt.
Burkett urged me not to speak. I
asked them to put their statements
in writing which they did and I then an-
nounced that if mv republican friends did
not wish me to speak 1 would resign my
nomination and go home. I did so and
Frazer dia also. Yours truly
Jas. K. Chalmers.
Charged With Lottery Swindling.
Denver Colo. October 8. A. Johnson
and J. N. Boyd have been arrested here
charged with sending lottery circulars and
tickets through the mails. The men are
said to have conducted their business
under the name of A. C.
Ross '& Co. running an alleged
corporation called the Denver State Lot-
tery company capital prize $75000 which
with 3000 other prizes were to be col-
lected through San Francisco or Denver
banks and express offices. The first draw-
ing was to be held October 15. The men
were taken before Commissioner Lrazec
and held on $1000 bail.
Denver Col. October 8.-The seven-
teenth annual congress for the advance-
ment of women commenced to-day. After
the opening early this morning the regular
tension began at'l0:30. The order of busi-
.Positively Cored bv
those Little fill.
They olf relieve PIh-
itress from Dyspp;ilR.
Indlnestion and Tool
ilearty Eating. A per
feet remedy for DIzzl
mesa Xeusea Drowtl
Iness Pad It-ite In thf
Mouth. Coated Tongue Pain fa the : Ida TOB
JH LIVER c. They regulate the Bowels
i n rwrainatlnn and Pile. Tht
fUJU JMO" i
maUest and easiest to take. Only om pill
Purely vegetable. Price S cent.
CABTia JOJIOTJ CO. Tnf'tt Vn t
1 it lir AAi-J
ness was tlio nni;nnnp .i
. . i vji Infill is uy me viut?-
presidents of the various state organizations
and other routine business. This was fol-
lowed by the opening address of the presi-
dent Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. Other papers
were read one by Mrs. L. Linton of Min-
nesota on "Women in Science;" Mrs.
Helen Speed of Illinois read one on
"Women in fJoverniiiPiitnl Anir i.ti.r
papers will be read at to-night's' session
n aujuuriiiiieni a reception win oe
ttiwlril tl... nl.w...... U.. XlJL '
Cooper. There are about 500 delegates
nmuunt ...: I .
j...-.v..ii ii-ii-rcmiiig' uimosi every section
in the United States.
The Atchison Road.
Boston October 8. Ei-President Strong
ofthe Atchison road says that the re
organization plan as it has been outlined
strikes him as a very equitable arrange
ment and he expresses the sincere hope
that it may be successful. Inquiry among
some ofthe large security holders of the
company indicates that' they are disposed
to regard it favorably but most of them
before giving a pronounced opinion want
the full official details of the plan. The
same sentiment is expressed against the 5
per cent income bond many holding that
the rate should be 4 per cent or as first pro
posed 3 per cent n is stated tnat under
its Kansas territorial charter the company
cannot assess its stock.
Toole Democrat Certainly Elected Governor.
Republicans Concede the Legislature.
Helena Mon. October 18. The election
of Joseph Ii. Toole democrat for governor
is now conceded by majority of from 300 to
600. Carter republican for congress has
1000 majority. The democrats claim the
legislature by seven ; republicans will not
concede as much but say that on the face
of the returns it is a democratic
victory but claim fraud in
Silverbow and Deer Lodge counties.
The general opinion is that there will be
no contest and tnat tne democrats win nave
the governor and the legislature while the
republicans elect a congressman and a
large majority of the state ticket.
The Independent claims the state senate
a tie and the house by seven majority.
Most ofthe counties in the state will make
official canvas to-day and it is more than
likely that tlie results will be uenniteiy
known by this evening.
A Son Shoots Ills Own Mother then Cuts His
Throat from Ear to Ear.
Buffalo October 8. A most shocking
murder and suicide occurred "at No. 43
Main street at an early hour this morn-
ing. Charles A. Orris who resided
with his mother Mrs. Mary
King in the third story of that building
shot her while she was sleeping about 4
o'clock and then committed suicide by
cutting his throat from ear to car with a
The rooms where the crime was ' com-
mitted when first entered presented ajtorri-
ble sight. In a little bedroom about six by
eight feet lay the murdered woman dead.
An ugly bullet wound in her face told the
cause of death. After killing his mother
the murderer must have walked to the ta-
ble near by and hastily scribbled the fol-
lowing admission of his guilt on three
pieces of brown paper as they were fuund
in his vest pocket this morning: .
"I should prefer cremation if possible.
Please don't Dother oil.' relations about the
matter for they have trouble enough. I
hope my friends will not think the worst
of me lor this. I am tired of living and
that is enough. Mother could not get
along without me so I ended her suffering
also. So good-bye friends and may you
all be happy.
Signed J Charles F. Orris."
After writing the above note the sur-
roundings indicate he walked to a mirror
hanging on the wall and cut his throat
from ear to ear with a razor. He then
walked across the room and sat down in a
chair and smoked a cigarette while his life
blood was oozing out.
AN INFAMOUS IMPOSTURE.
The Mormon Leaders Taking Advantage of
the Ignorance of Their Dupes.
Salt Lake City Utah October 5. The
sixtieth general semi-annual conference of
the Mormon church began yesterday.
President Woodruff in his opening address
said the Mormon church had been estab-
lished by God and that no power on earth
could stay its progress. All revelations
given to the saints including the one of
polygamy came direct from God and not-
withstanding the trials and troubles
through which the Mormons had passed
the Lord would sustain all those who
obeyed these principles ami His revelations.
John W. Taylor commended the people to
give unquestioning obedience to the uriext-
hood. "These men at the bead of the
church" he said "have the spirit of reve-
lation and speak for God. I bear my testi-
mony tliat President Woodruff and his
counselors are prophets seers and revela-
tors. The hand of God is over this church
and no power can destroy it or impede its
progress. 1 believe in implicit obedience
in temperal and spiritual things. We can-
not retain the spirit of God and yet be con-
stantly finding fault with the priesthood.
We must learn not to judge men by what
we see nor on the basis of the limited op-
portunity we have of knowing what they
are doing for the people. We Hhould not
criticise the church authorities."
Others sneak in a similar vein. The
chu ch atitnorities are embracing every op-
portunity to keep the people in line politi-
cally for they Icar that with the loss of po-
litical power ecclesiastical supremacy would
be greatly weakened.
Topkka Kas. October 8. Articles of
union and consolidation between the
McPherson Texas and Gulf Railroad
company and the Hutchinson Okla-
homa aud Gulf Railroad company were
tiled to-day with the secretary of state.
These two companies are owners of roads
partially constructed and which connect
with each other forming a continuous
line from Hutcliinson to Kingman. The
name of the consolidated company will be
the Hutchinson and Southern Railroad
company with a capital stock of f732U-
ooo. The indica ions are that the Union
Pacific is the controlling power ia this en-
terprise and tuat it is reaching out for the
IMMENSE MASONIC DEMONSTRATION'
AT WASHINGTON A PROCES-
SION OF 20.000 KNIGHTS.
Brethren of the Mystic Tie From Commanil-
erlcs all Over the Country Austin
Washington October 8. The Knights
who were astir early this morning glanced
mournfully at a sullen threatening sky
indicative of rain but as the hours wore
away the sun broke through and dissipat-
ed the clouds and its cheerful rays were
reflected from the bright uniforms spark-
ling insignia and flaunting banners. The"
city wore a holidy garb. The days of chiv-
alry with all their pomp and display seem-
ed revived but the aspect of the revival
was one of peace and civilization not of
war and barbarism. Everywhere was bus-
tle animation and brilliant coloring. The
streets were thronged with people and
bright banners and mystic insignia decor-
ated the buildings in all parts of
the city. From the treasury building
along both sides of the magnificent
promenade leading to the capitol there was
an uninterrupted display of national colors
and insignia of the Templars. The streets
ofthe city were throniied early in the
morning with strangers and residents eager
to witness the grand pageant. The
Templars formed early in the morning at
their various headquarters and with bands
playing marched thiou;-h the crowded
streets to the place of starting.
Along the line of march stands had been
erected for the use of families and
friends of the visiting Knights and before
9 o'clock the choice places had been occu-
pied by the spectators. The windows
commanding a view ofthe procession were
at a premium and the ludies faces peered
from each at the scenes below. The avenue
had been roped in to keep otlthe crowd and
give full room to the Knights for the dis-
play of their maneuvers.
A moderate estimate of the number of
visitors in town is about 50000 and these
are nearly all friends ofthe various com-
maiideries taking part in the parade. To-
day the number of Knights in the city has
been estimated at from 15.000 to 20.000.
comprising over 200 comnianderies from all
sections of the country. The
twelve divisions of the procession formed in
the streets adjacent to the capitol and
debouching from the streets at the signal of
command liled into line and began to
march up Pennsylvania avenue.
Opposite the grand stand erected in front
of the executive mansion the beautiful
foliage of the trees in Lafayette park just
tinged with the gorgeous hues of autumn
rustled in a bracing breeze as the specta-
tors assembled on either side ofthe bro:id
avenue awaited patiently the arrival of the
procession and of President Harrison.
Although the parade was to start from
the capitol at 11 o'clock there was no indi-
cation of its approach at the
White House as the bells of
the city chimed the hour of noon:
at half past 12 President Harrison entered
the reviewing stand leaning on the arm of
Secretary Windom. He was followed by
Secretarys Tracy Noble and Rusk Attorney-general
Miller Gen. Scbotield and
Gen. Vincent assistant adjutant-general.
They were accompanied by Mrs. Harrison
Dr. Scott Mrs. Scott Lord Mrs. Hulford
Miss Sanger and several Indiana friends.
The entrance of the presidential party was
the signul for loud applause.
A few moments after the president's ar-
rival the head of the procession filed around
the corner of Fifteenth street and marched
witli measured tread in front of the re-
viewing stand where stood President Har-
rison dolling his hat in response to the
salutes with which he was constantly
Eminent Sir Mvron M. Parker with
forty-live aides on horseback riding six or
eight abreast followed by the Washington
C 'lnmanderies headed the procession.
They were accompanied by the marine
band which was the recipient of loud cheers
as it passed the stand. Secretary Blaine
who entered the stand at this moment and
courteously bowed to the assembled mul-
titude was enthusiastically welcomed.
DeMaiay Commundery ofthe district pre-
ceded by a squad of mounted buglers made
a fine impression. It was followed by a
procession of carriages the foremost of
which contained Grand Commander Ronnie
who deferentially bowed to the president
who deferentially returned the salute.
Many of the officers of the grand encamp-
ment as they rode stood oil the carriage
cushions while making their salutations to
the executive of the nation. At 2 o'clock
the sixth division company about one-
half ofthe procession was passing by the
Texas wus represented in the great dem-
onstration as follows:
Austin Sir Knights John McDonald
John D. McCall W. H. Bell E. C. Bar-
tholomew A. Gardner. J. W. Maxwell
H. M. Met. .1. A. Wellborn W. D. Wil-
liams E. T. Moore.
Dallas Sir Knights George Mellers1! F.
M. Shumate L. M. Knepfly J. M. McCoy
A. A. Johnson J. I). A. Harris.
Houston Robert Brewster D. C. Smith
Henry C. House. J. W. Kidd.
Fort Worth C. C. Curtice A. B. Smith
J. K. Ashby. JakeZurn.
El Paso T. J. Beulle W. J. Fuel C. C.
Brenham G. F. Frowen M. W. Mann.
Belton B. Saunders H. C. Surghnor.
Caldwell J. P. Hartgraves W. K. Ho-
man. Grand Commander John Martin of Paris;
Sir Knight Shepherd of Greenville and Sir
Knight Daniel Moody of Taylor are also
The Texas knights have handsome and
spacious hcadquurters in a fine mansion on
K street one of the finest streets in the cap-
ital. A number of them are accompanied
by their wives. With Sir Knight McCall
of Austin came his accomplished niece.
Miss Cater and two other belles of the
Texas capital Misses Bemie and Deerie
Smith were in the party.
A fine silk flag will be presented' to the
Texas Templars to-morrow by Mrs. A. H.
Mold of Houston. -
Nearly all the Texans will take in Niagara
Falls on their return trip. They are the re-
cipients of the kindest hospitality and are
only sorry that the press of business kept
so inany of their brother knights at home.
The American Typothetal.
St. Louis October 8. The third annual
convention of the Typothetai of America
convened here to-day with delegates pres-
ent from all parts of the Union. The so
ciety is composed of master printers and
was organized three years ago for mutual
benefit and protection in business matters.
George D. Barnard president of the St.
louis Typothetai welcomed the delegates
to the city and President McMurry of
Among the chief questions to be dis-
cussed by the convention are the eight
hour system of labor ami an international
copyright law. The delegates will view
the Veiled Prophets' parade to-night and
participate in the grand ball.
IMPRISONED ON HOARD THE CARS.
A Lot of Chinamen En Route From Havana
to the Flowery Kingdom.
Special to the Statesman.
San Antonio. October 8. The Southern
Pacilic passenger train from New Orleans
this morning contained one car of curious
freight. In an ordinary emigrant coach at-
tached to the rear sleeper were thirty-nine
Chinamen en route to China. They came
from Havana Cuba where they were em-
ployed in a cigar factory. On their arrival
bv steamer at New Orleans the government
officials forbade them landing until it was
explained that they merely desired
to go across the territory of the
United States to San Francisco where they
had engaged passage to the flowery king-
dom. The Southern Pacific company was
compelled to give the government otllcials
bond for $250 for each of the Mongolian
passengers before the celestials were per-
mitted to board the train. The bond was
security that none of the Chinamen should
escape from the train en route. The ruil-
road company had the car Btrongly guard-
ed and the Chinamen are not allowed to
leave the coach on any pretext being com-
pelled to eat and sleep in the car.
Special to the Statesman.
Georgetown October 8. On Saturday
night a difficulty arose between two parties
living on Berry jcreek five or six miles
from this place. Both men had been drink-
ing and angry words were soon exchanged
for more effective weapons. John Risner
struck Simpson a blow with a bottle when
the latter responded by plunging a knife
into his antagonist making a serious
wound in the abdomen. It was thought at
t he time that Kisner would not live an hour
but he is still alive and it is thought will
recover. Simpson has not yet been capt-
ured but friends say he wilfsurrender in a
The Odd Fellows are making extensive
preparations for their memorial and deco-
ration services on the 10th. The George-
town brass band we learn has been en-
gaged to furnish the marches for the pro-
cession. These musicians ha fe progressed
very rapidly Tinder the efficient instruction
of Prof. Lamb and no doubt they will do
themselves great credit at this their first
Mr. Alt'. Dieckman has moved his saloon
to Round Rock and his former stand is
now tilled with family groceries ofthe new
firm of Booty & Richardson.
Mrs. T. B. Cochran is visiting relatives in
Burnet where she will remain several days.
Dr. Heidt returned on Suturday from a
week's trip in the' interest of the university.
Gen. Davidson left for Tyler yesterday to
attend the uppellate court.
Rev. C. C. Armstrong has been danger-
ously ill for several days but is now conva
Major Crawford the geniul agent for Thb
Statesman made a Hying trip to our city
Rev. Mr. Vanglin pastor ofthe Metho-
dist church preached a most eloquent and
interesting sermon on Sunday to a
crowded house. Mr. Vaughn is a very ear-
nest and popular preacher and under his
efficient ministry the membership of his
church is increasing very rapidly.
The Texas Republic
Special to the Statesman.
Dallas October 8. Mayor Connor says
the Republic soliciting committees have
held a meeting and report satisfactory
progress; that as soon as the fair is over
the committee will finish up their work.
He regards the raising of $100000 stock in
Dallas as a certainty aud thinks that the
organization of the company will take
place not later than the first of December.
The reports that many who have subscribed
have withdrawn their subscriptions are
said to be untrue.
The International Suit.
Special to the Statesman.
Tyler October 8. Judge McCord of the
district court rendered a decision this
morning allowing Attorney-general Hogg
to intervene for the state in the Interna-
tional and Great Northern railway bonds
suit. The plaintiffs except to the rulings
ofthe court and ask for permission to
Special to the Statesman.
Mineola October 8. The district fair
opened here to-day with an attendance of
five thousand people. The opening ad-
dress was delivered by Hon. James L. Kay
president of the fair association. The races
were the feuture of the day.
Hung liinmelf to a Limb.
Special to the Statesman.
Cookville October 8. Warren Mitchell
a negro living four miles south of Cookville
committed suicide by hanging himself to a
Special to the Statesman.
Dallas October 8. Judge Burke to-day
overruled the motion to vacate the order of
the court appointing John H Traylor re-
ceiver for the Texas Trunk railroad and
the road for the present remains in the
hands ofthe receiver.
citt or chihuahua.
Citt or Mexico October 8. The state of
Chihuahua is in good financial condition
only using every available dollar for inter-
Baron Zeedtweez German minister has
returned from a trip to Europe.
Montgomery Ala. October 8. There
was frost in Jmiddle and north Alabama
DAVIS ON TItlAL.
THE CLERK WHO K I IX ED HIS EM
PLOYER n. C. EYANS AT
Neither the Change of Venae Nor Contin
Racket Would Work Other Texas
Items by Wire.
Special to the Statesman.
Fort Worth October 8.-Tho trial of J.
W. Davis the clerk who killed B. C. Evans
a prominent millionaire merchant of this
city last June began to-day. Some 200
witnesses were summoned for the defense
to sustain a petition for a change of venue.
After. the testimony wus in the
judge refused the change. A
minion ior a continuance was
then argued but at 5 o'clovk was overruled
aud the work of getting a jury began. The
siecittl venire of one hundred men was ex-
hausted without a jurymaji being obtained
atvd the court adjourned until to-morrow
at 1:30 and ordered three hundred citizens
U be.summoned out of which to get a jury.
Racing at Sherman.
Special to The Statesman
Sherman October 8. To-day's races
opened with the milo trot for 1-year-olds.
The entries were Madge Hatton owned by
J. W. Wilhite and Wm. Hill owned by
Campbell of Dallas. The first heat was
won bv Madge Hatton. Time. 2:39. Wm.
Hill won the next three heats in 2 :37 2 :35 X
In the half mile dnsb there were five en-
tries; won by Red Elm.
In the running race mile dash Zudor
won easily with Receiver second; Henry
Hard third; Jack Cox. fourth; Nettie
Lockwood fifth; Jim A. Nuve Bixth.
The three-quarter dash was won by Littlo
Bess with Wa VV second ; Patricio third.
Time 1 :18.
' East Lino Railway.
Spcciul to the Statesman.
Jefferson October 8. At the annual
meeting of th East Line and Red River
railroad to-day the following officers were
elected directors: W. H. Ahrauis John
Bacon F. II. Pendergrass. Edwin Gould
J. A Baker R. C. Foster K. A. Boyce 1).
S. Smith and E. W. Taylor. The number of
shares represented $0277. R. C. Foster was
elected president; E. W. Taylor vice-president;
E. A. Boyce secretary and treasurer;
E. VV. Taylor assistant secretary. Execu-
tive committee: II. C. Foster W. II.
Abrums and D. 8. Smith.
Fire at the Fort.
Social to the Statesman.
Fort Worth October 8. -A fire to-night
between 7 and 8 o'clock destroyed the
stables of the Belt Line street cars and a
residence adjoining. Loss $2000; insur-
Lines from Lockhurt.
Special to the Statesman.
Lockhart October 8. From a long
sleep this place has awoke with a young
giant's strength. The terminus of one rail-
road now and in twenty days of another
unless Austin should interfere and curry
the Aransas Pass immediately on to the
capital two-story brick store houses going
up on and off the public square in place
of the dingy unpainted wooden buildings
that for years have made food for ridicule
lo strangers the more conspicuous from
the natural beauty of the town's location
But "sing peuns for the past."' The pres-
ent is upon us with its rush and burter;
streets filled with cotton buyers rushing
up and down. Corn 20 cents a bushel;
town bo full of people some perforce slept
one night in the court house. A build-
ing boom will soon commence. Lock-
hurt has surrounding it a fanning
community unexcelled a soil of the richest
character producing a bale of cotton this
season to the acre. Nearly 4000 bales have
been sold already and not a third yet
picked. As yet but few handsome resi-
dences adorn the town .but school build
ings and churches ars ninerous. A pub-
lic hall is also yet in the future strange to
say; but it will come for the iown has a
live editor who calls for whatever he does
not see and the people respond when they
find it to their interest.
District court is holding a long session.
Many old cases criminal are laid over for
yet another term. The grand jury found
thirty indictments eight against one man.
The Creed Craft case is still on trial. An
amateur concert given by the Indies here
last week was the very best of its kind.
This week we have a "Confederate Home"
concert bvMrs. Maria Borne of Austin.
A Llano County Man Has Ills Sknll Fractured
Special to the Statesman.
Burnet October 8. A difficulty occurred
here last night in one ofthe wagon yards or
near it in which an old man named Jack
Long from Llano county was badly
wounded with a rock or some other
weapon. His skull was fractured over the
eye and his jaw-bone broken in two places
It is a scientific fact that the ROYAL BAKING
POWDER is absolutely pure. It is undoubtedly the
purest and most reliable Baking Powder offered to
the public. HENRY A. MOTT M. D. Ph. D.
Late United States Gov't Chemist.
quite a large piece of bone being removra
In dressing the wound. Drs. G. J. McFar-
land and S. 8. Watson who were called i
and attended the wounded man. pre.
nounced his injuries vory bad but not apt
to prove fatal. No particulars of the origin
and nature of the difficulty can beobtained.
Other parties who' were camped in
the same wagon yard say it happened late
protmbly about 2 o'clock a. in.
The commissioners' court is in session
and has opened the bids to build an iron
fence around the court house. The lowest
bid is that of Judge J. T. Woodnrd. of this
place who will get the contract provided
the court makes a final decision on the iron
fence as contemplated.
District court is enwaged in the trial of a
suit to. damages brought by Nevitt Smith
against A. Yoe J. G. Cook representing
the plaintiff and A. S. Fislwr and Capt. T.
E. Hammond the defendant.
Burnet house arrivals: J R. Phillips
Marble Falls; P.P. McManos St. Louis;
J.G.Robinson Missouri; T. 8. McAdoo;
Llano; A. M. Monteith. Bolton; B. W.
Randolph W. K. Haralson Austin; W.
Kerlicks Houston; I. Anderson Sau. An-
tonio; 8. W. Yent Bertram.
Invited to Dallas.
Special to the Statesman.
Dallas Texas October 8. Mayor
Connor yesterday wired an ' invitation
through Senators Coke and Reagan to
Hon. James G.Blaine and the International
Congress which body is now on a junketing
tour over the United States to visit Dallas
during the State Fair and Dallas Exposi-
tion. This morning he received a telegram
from Senator Coke stating that be had stmt
a vory pressing invitation in compliance
with the request of the mayor.
Berlin October 8. Emperor William
will not remain at Kiel to await the arrivul
of the czar. He will stay there longenough
to welcome the officers of the British squad-
ron and will return to Berlin on Thursday.
Berlin October 8. A British squadron
arrived at Kiel to day. Emperor William
in a pinnace steamed around the squudron
inspecting the vessels. He afterward gave
a banquet in honor of the English officers
which was attended by the Gorman ad-
miruls and a number of court officials.
TUB COALITION Rt'PTtlRED.
Taris October 8. The Boulangist con-
servative coalition has been ruptured. The
"Gunlois" (conservative) says tho conser-
vatives worked with the Boulangitts to
obtain a revision of tho constitution. That
measure is now buried and the conserva-
tives will resume their liberty of action.
The "Sulfll" (Orleanist) says it considers
General Boulanger as good as dead. A
council of ministers was held at the Elyseo
to-day. It was decided to convene the
chambers during the first week of Novem-
IIOITLANOKK IN JERSEY. 1
( London Octobers. Gen Boulangor ar-
rived on the Isle of Jersey to-day. '
London Octobers. The British punhont
Enterprise was wrecked on the Island of
Anglesea during the gale yesterday Every-
body on bourd was saved.
LONDON WOOL SALES.
London October 8. There was a good at-
tendance at the wool sales to-day and bid-
ding was brisk especially for New Zealand
greasy. Cross-bred natal wool realized full
prices though lucking in quality. The of.
fcriugs amounted tol2100 bales.
Special to the Statesman.
Galveston October 8. Following is
the record of thu temperature at various
points to-day :
Temperature Galveston 75. 67; Houston
70.42; Hearne 70. 40; Waco . ; Corsi-
.. .. . .......n .... w ult:nklllO
I 40;Tyler 74. 40; IxmgviewH8.40;lIuntHville
70.4d ;Colunibia.78.4H:Orango . ; Bren-
nuiii in. f i ; iviiero nt. go; twining BU. f; &aq
Antonio 78.48; Belton 78. 44; Weatherford
. ; Abilene 70. 62. Mean 78.2 48.0.
HONORING THE SPANISH FLAG.
Taroieu October 8. In reparation of the
recent outrage by the Rifluns on the Span"-
ish sailors the shore batteries of this har-
bor to-day honored the Spanish flag with s
salute of twenty-one guns. The Spanish
iron clad Pelazy responded
Secret Dlvoree Proceedings.
New York October 8. As a result of the
Flack divorce case the judges of the su-
preme court of this city have come out
against secret divorce proceedings.
WAsiiiNOTON6ctober8. The Forecast till
8 a. m. Wednesduy for Eastern Texas:
Fair; warmer; winds becoming southeast-
erly For Arkansas : Fair till Thursday ; wanner
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