The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, June 9, 1893 Page: 1 of 8
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The Telegrajhie Kew ef the -(Week
Yxvm. U Jam ef the Country
June . The 'proprietor of a Chi-
ncie laundry in Greeriviile Texas was
found in bed with his head crushed in.
It is thought he was murdered for a
small amount of money he had ?n his
John H. Stevenson city editor of
the Light. Sari Antonio and Miss
Maggie Lecson eloped and were mar'
ried at FloreSville
The Victoria Cordage company filed
a deed of assignment to N. W Bil-
lings. The liabilities are thought to
be $400000 and the assets may
A special from Dunkirk says that a
report teaches there from Van Buren
Point that a farmhouse burned and
four or rive inmates perished in the
Brook Storey the express robber
vrho has escaped from the Mississippi
penitentiary at Jackson three times
and who was recently captured at
Amencus Ga. jumped from a car
window on the fast Queen & Crescent
train near Birmingham' Ala. He was
manacled and in charge of Deputy
Fred Sargent shot and killed his
wife and then cut his own throat. He
is still alive but will die. Jealousy
was the cause.
Henry Hill who is wanted in Allan?
?a fororgery was arrested in Chicago
He is charged with forging the .name1
of Mrs J. EL Porter in sums aggrega-
ting about $20000.
The Massachusetts house passed a
b'll providing-against discrimination by
barbera on account of race and color.
The presentation of the bill in the
house was caused by .the treatment re
ceived in a Cambridge barber shop by
I JLcwis a Harvard student who was
reiusea a snave on account 01 nis
Severe earthquake shock? lasting
thirty seconds were felt at Guayaquil
Ecuador. The jail was wrecked In
its fall three prisoners Were crushed to
death and many others were seriodsly
hurt. Many buldings in the city in-
cluding the governor's house the town
hall and the Union club house were in
jured by the shaking.
Oren Speerey who absconded thir.
teen years agp with $8 000 belonging
to Chautauqua county returned to
Jamestown N. Y and surrendered to
the district attorney. Speerey spent
all the mopey in gambling and specula
tion and has bt?en wandering all over
the world He is 70 years of age. An
effort will be make to have his case
At Biady Texas a Mexican shot
John Bigham.ot Comanche through the
leg in a saloon and also shot at Henry
Manri the bartender but missed him.
whereupon Mann shot the Mexican
three times killing him instantly.
Mr.T.P.Giles.of Manor Tex. was
appointed as an immigrant inspector
at El Paso The appointment was
secured by Congressman Sayers. The
office pays $4 a day.
Potter's bank the oldest in Paulding
county nd heretofore considered one.
I of the salest closed its doors.
The Tnrop & Morton manufactur
ing company manufacturers of type
writers and oner light machines
made an assignment to-day. Liabilities
$ioo.om; nominal assets about the
A wreck in which eleven persons
were ifljufed occuted on northwestern
divi.sfon'of jhe Nashville Chattanooga
and St. Louis rajlroad. near Newsome
station. Among those injured were
Mrs. EUfagswoTth and J D Graus of
4W(J aad J B Freeman of Harrold
A j-yr-&Wl child was burned to
aeilb fM4cGtaet twelve miles eaQ
KtyaxfttkftcHW Th father k a widower
d hid tahmt the child with him to
the Ml Km4a shade wkh a
rago.ftft Ad Am a b4 under H
For hie ohWv4 wfH bmtk work.
ty toast mmm y nm shelter took
fire and the poor babe was smothered
In flame before it could be reached "
In the San Antonio district court the
case against A. G. Cooper exauditor
of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass
railway on trial for forgery fell flat
because of defects in the indictment
and at the district attorney's request
the jury brought In a verdict of accquit-
al. There are still three other cases
against Cooper one for forgery and
two for making false entries
The town of Eudora Ark. destroy-
ed by a cyclone. Friedlander the
leading merchant of the viliiage was
killed outright his house having blown
down uppq him. About twenty dwel-
lings were destroyed.
North way's tailoring establishment
in Piedras Negras was entered by
burglers and the entire stock amount-
ing to about $.f 000 was spirited away.
No trace of the thieves has been ob-
June 3S Cre$son Johnson Co. Tex-
as and surrounding country was visi-
ted by a severe wind and hailstorm.
The Methodist church was blown from
us foundation and the Fort Worth and
Rio Grande depot was partially unroof-
ed. In Osage county Kaasas 2006
miners joined the strike. The num
ber of miners now out in southern
Kansas is 6000 Practically every
coal .miner in the state has joined the
ranks of the strikers.
The international billiard match be-
tween Ives and Roberts ended in
London. In the opening runs Ives
had a slight advantage. Then he ran
80. Roberts followed with 30 and 193.
After having made another shott run-
of 46 Ives got the .balls jammed and
ran 85 a Tnts carried the score Up to
5997. Roberts made ao joints in four
rounds then Ives ran out. Roberts'
final score was 3831.
i Four persons burned to death at a
fire at midnight in the five-story flat-
house No. 138 East Forty-third street
In a family quarrel at Bryan Tex
between Dr. Geo; R.Tabor and Dr. U.
B. Tabor 111 the latter's drugstore Dr
U. B. Tabor was killed. The killing
was the results of a family quarrel of
several yerars. Of course self-defence
is claimed by Dr. George R Tabor.
Baron Von Saurma Jeltsch been ap-
pointed German ambassador to Wash-
ington. Miss Julia McCord of Coleman
Tex. while handling a shotgun let it
gooff seriously but not dangerously
T. G. McLowry a retired capalist
but recently returned from his planta-
tion in Louisiana committed suicide
at the Hotel Metrople in Chicago on
account of financial reverses.
Mrs. James G. Biairie and Miss
Blaine sailed on the Paris for South-
hampton. A terrible hailstorm destroyed sever-
al large farms in the northern 'portion
of Shackelford county Tex
Samuel Bast a negro charged with
having assaulted Mrs Hubdill near
Decatur 111. was lynched by a mob
of 300 men. Govenor Altgeld is de-
termined' to punish the active partici-
pants and has issued a proclamation
offering $200 reward for the apprehen-
sion and conviction of every man con-
cerned A fire occured in the Fuente coal
mines near Eagle PasJ Texas caused
by sparks trom a locomotive which
runs through the mines setting the
woodwork on fire. The ventilation
was shut Off with the object of smoth
ering the flames resulting in the al-
most certain death of ten or fifteen
miners who were working ia the mines
at one of the remote entries.
Omaha Neb. was visited by severe
wind and rain stprrn followed by fire.
A loss pf about $350000 is reported
and at least four persons were killed
and tnany injured.
Junk 4. ItVas a dull Sunday at
the fair because of the small crowds (
the storm and shutting Worn view of
many exhibits. Music was about the
o refreshing feature. The pretence
of mind of several cool.hed me on
it lake .Mcureiofi boat prevented k
from capeiimg with see people fchoard
this atttfcwM. The pa-eager were
driven by the storm to one side of the
vessel but fortunately driven back in
time to avert a calamity.
The Austrian training ship Frcunds-
burg which sailed from Philadelphia
on May 31 arrived at NeW York. She
will remain here about 24 days and
the cadets will be taken in detach-
ments to visit the World's fair.
A suburban electric car in St
Louis ran into a wagon load or pic
nickers and injured several slightly.
Henry Vedder a survivor of the
trew of the Cortted.erate cruiser Keat-
sage dropped dead at a wedding in
Jersey City - " . .
Minister Runyon the new appointee
to Germany was introduced to Em-
The south-bound Missouri Kansas
and Texas passenger train ran. over a
man three miles north of Waco. Both
arms and head were separated from
his body. ' Papers on his person indi-
cate that his name ts Thbs. Wayne
and a railway -man Appearances
point to the conclusion that he leaped
on the track to commit suicide.
. Horatio Peters one of the principal
stockholders ia the New York Clipper
died at his home in Rochester N Y.
June 5 Eighty-six fourth-class
postmasters were appointed.
The president appointed Charles W.
Drayton a Tammany man postmaster
at New York.
Colonel Broadliead the new minis-
ter to Switzerland received his final
instructions at the state department
and will sail next week.
It was Denmark's day at the fair.
The personal exhibits oi Queens Vic-
toria of England and Margherita of
Italy reached the World's fair.
Th? Meadowcroft Bros.' private
bank at Chicago failed and was fol-
lowed by One ot the most exciting
runs On bapks ever witnessed in Chi-
Two widows claimed the remains of
W. H. Livingston a rich merchant at
S.oux City and the funeral was con-
ducted under an .injunction from the
The Merchants' National batik of
Fort Worth was put in charge of a
national examiner by - request of its
officers who are disturbed by internal .
Mr. Cleveland says he will not call
congress in extra session until early in
September unless the financial situa-
tion which he regards as threatening
It is now said that the cases against
the Homestead strikers will be prose-
cuted regardless of the quasning of the
indicia ents against the Carnegie of-
ficials. The Nebraska Supreme court yes-
terday banded down an opinion' ac-
quitting the impeached state officers.
Justice Maxwell riled a dissenting opin-
ion in which he excoriated the accus-
The Kansas Grain company with
elevators in 100 Kansas towns failed.
H. Bruno Thunig of 'Webberyille
Tex was arrested Tor a score of forg-
eries. England paid Sir Charles Russell a
fee of $10906 for six weeks' atten-
dance at the Betuing Sea conference
at Paris '
L'zzie Borden's new trial on the
charge of havir.g murdered her father
and stepmother has begun in the
Superior court at New Bedford Mass.
The International and Great North
ern Fort Worth and Denver East
Line and Reel River Gulf Colorado
and Santa Fe an! Cotton Belt rail-
roads signified their intention of trans-
porting troops to the state encamp-
ment tree of charge.
Four suicides reported from Philadel-
phia making a record of eleven in one
In the court of a justice of the peace
at Red Rock. Texas V Wilson who
was on trial attempted to escape.
Deputy Sheriff Ed McClure tried to
stop him. Wilson drew a knife and
Donie Harri joined the fight. Wilo
was killed and Harris seriously iuj-nred.
By a misplaced switch the caroa
bU train eft the Iron Mountain was
wrecked at LeopcT station Mo E'gh-
teen peiiiBgn Wtt eacKMMljT injured
I A ireifbt wreck at Petmeon ruined
two engiites and trains and injured two
.Private R G Streizner D com
pany 33rd infantry U. S. A stationed
at Fort Bliss El Pasp Wis run over
and killed by a Southern. Pacific freight
June 6: The Dallas Tinies Ilertld
was sold at receiver's sale for $6000 to
Dr.C. K. Rosser.
Washington Butcher & Sons of
Philadelphia porvisiOn dealers made
Twenty-seven Texas tailor? met in
Dallas and passed resolutionr calling
on city councils throughout the state to
tax traveling. vendors of clothing made
out of the state. The three men we're
unanimous and will meet at Waco next
Potter &; Potteri aBoston publishers
of the New England Magazine Yankee
Blade Woman's Journal; American
Vehicle and AmtsbUry have assigned.
Thomas Nelson Page the writer of
southern stories was married in Chica-
go to the wealthy widow of the late
Henry Field. Rev. Anderson F. Page
brother of the groom of $t. Paul's
Parrish Waco officiating.
Mr. Thurston the newly appointed
Hawaiian minister presented his cre-
dentials at the state department
A freight wreck in which four men
were injured occured on the Cotton-
belt ner Athens Texas
Sapione MarieTto an Italian was
electrocuted at Dannemora N.. Y.-for
the murder of another Italian in May
One of the heaviest bank runs on
record was made oh the Illinois Trust
and Savings bank of Chicago. Phil
Armour offered to guarantee the Be?
Fire destroyed the.Schelp Wagon
and Carriage factory in St. Louis
Damage to stock $50000
machinery $s 5000 building $15000:
total $90000. Fully insured
The annual convention of Texas
Wool Growers met in San Antonio.
The following officers were elected:
President B F. Halbert of Sutton
county; vice-president Dr. J. R Tay-
lor of San Antonio: secretary and
treasurer. Max Mayer of Sonora
John Samples of Kerens Navarro
county Texas while returning home
from Corsicana became entangled in
his cart wheel and was beaten to death.
One of the smoke stacks of the Hous-
ton pOwer house at Waco which feir
last week while being 'set up fell again
and seriously injured James Frasier a
Princess Eu'alie arrived in Chicago.
She was given an enthusiastic recep-
tion and had her hand kissed by Mayor
Edwin' Booth the king of players
died at. the Players' club in New York.
June 7. Elewcn desperate prison-
ers escaped from the jail in the City
A smelter has.begun operations at
Sin LuisPotosi Mex It is the onlv
smelter in Mexico working copper'bre.
At Greston Iowa D. D. Smith a
Chicago Burlington and Quincy con-
ductor fell between the cars and was
crushed to death.
A steamer left Annapolis Md. with
carrier pigeons from Washington
Richmond and Annapolis. They will
be liberated at sea with messages for
Miss Susie Jackson who so mys
teriously disappeared from her home
at Shreveport La. a Tew weeks since
has returned She walked sixteen
miles through a drenching rain.
One hundred Italians were shipped
to Cripple Creek Colo to work 00
tjie i.eservoir being erected there but
no sooner had they arrived than they
were ordered to leave. They did so.
At Buffalo Wyo. John T . Wjckham'
a ranch employe has been arrested
charged with assassination of D. A.
Birch and James .Bedford the two cat-
tle thieves who were murdered near
Bonanza while being brought to Buffa
At NeW York City an infuriated
crowd attempted to Kang Frank Mc-
Guirt an efectric motoonan to a left-
gr pfe pofe bcUK h ran over and
kilUd .yW.oW Maggk Papda. Th
peop who attempt tftei iynMug
1 - .-v
THE HOT DAYS
you'll not mind
0 in one of our
Suits or Coats and Vests.
Eelton Flannel Serges Ceciliam Al-
paca or Mohair as well as Cheviot and
Cassimere Goats and Vests or Suits now
going at reduced prices at WEIL'S.
Bargains in Balbrigan and Lisle Thread
suits and drawers imported and domestic
at 35o 45c 50c 75c and $100. Neglige
shirts in summer Fannel Hadras Oxford
Fenang and Silk for men and boys plain
white and fancy at 50c to $300.
We can save you money on Furnishing
GoodB and Clothing. Hare the largest stock
to select from and carry the finest and most
claim that he was running faster than
the law allows.
At Columbus Ind just after re-
turning from church. Mrs Marshall
Fultz and her three daughters rartook
of a light lunch and retired. Their
symptoms were that of arsenic poison.
The mother and one 'daughter may
possibly recover but no hopes are en-
tertained for the lives of the other two.
June 8. The Island of Zinte of
the coast of Greece has been shaken
by several earthquakes and panic
among the inhabitants is increasing.
Robert. Fredericks 6o years of age
met a horrible death at Cranberry
Pcnn. The old man was about to as
sist in Unloading a car pf heavy cobmn
pipes. The car was being run on the
siding and he stood on top of the truck.
It jumped the track however throwing
Fredericks to the ground. At the
same time the bobm chain holding the'
pipes broke letting them tumble Out.
The five tons of iron dropped on top
of Fredericks crushing him into a
Sheriff Gould this morning whipped
a number of prisoners in the jail yard
at New Castle Del. and put two men.
in the pillory
Harry G Wilson the defaulting
superintendent of the Belliar Ohio
water works who disappeared Novcm
ker (8 found in a thicket it miles east
of Wheeling West Virginia where he
had killed himself.
There is considerable excitement in
the oil fields near Toledo Onio ' over
another big gusher which was struck
oa Saturday It 1 flowing over ieoo
IhhtcIs a day ai.d cannot be shut w
Ttve oil k running all over tbe country.
The (Kciture i aostroog that nothing
caa b &o to mv it.
n t '
While th ma who seaeoM sausage
may oot b a plisoeopbtr he fan baa
-a 4fraratottt him.'BuftJp Courier
it you put yoiiraelf
A Sprinkle ef If iet.
Miss Clicker the New Stenographer
You dictate better than any person!
Joblots the clothier You ought to
hear my wife. The Clothier ad
Haberdasheis' Weekly. ' a
As bane-ball salaries nre rut rnmm
the pitcher becomes more and more of
a growler. Philadelphia Record
'What drtes" this mpan? Vmi ara.
eating pigs feet and yet you are a
member of the vegetarian society."
"I beg you pardon. I am only an
honorary member."-r-Fiiegendc Blaetr
She So you're fully determined te
marry herare yout
She H'ml Don't you.ever feel sowy
for her? Detroit Tribune.
Dagley There goes a manwhooece.
cut a big figure with me. "
Tubbs He did? In what way?
Dagley -Reduced niy salary $500 a
year blast him. Buffalo Cornier
Police Judge .What is the chare
against this man? ''
New Officer I should say it should
be about $15 your honor Detroit
Many a man who "starts off weN"
spoilt! everything 6y coming back
Cleveland Plain Dealer
i Voung Husband Didn't I telegraph
you not to bring your mother with you?
Young Wife That'what she waatt
to see yoU abjut. She read the die-
Mrs Poeticus Is't this hat a.
potticus (tutly as he looks at the
biM I wi.h I could write that kid
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