Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 120, Ed. 1 Friday, March 5, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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BROWN W0O& TEXAS FR
Wa&.Thrown by the Family Horse and Foot
Caught in Stirrup-Found by
xTheyoung son Buford of Mr. and
Mrs. jE. Ady who live seven miles
northwest of Ballinger was dragged to
death in that neighborhood Monday
The child had gone to the pasture to
drive in the stock for the day's work.
He was riding an old family horse
Some 16 years old. The boy seems to
have spurred the old horse and was
thrown his foot hanging in the stir-
rup The horse dragged him in this
manner some 300 yards when he was
found by his father in an unconscious
condition and died shortly after. His
bodywas badly bruised and his arms
were oronen. ine cmia was uuneu
at theRXbels cemetery Monday af
ternoon. Ballinger Ledger.
FORT WORTH DELEGATION
LOBBYING IX AUSTIN TODAY.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
. .Austin Texas March 5. A delega-
tion of Port Worth citizens arrived
here this morning and are today busy
caucusing over the bill granting a
new charter to Fort Worth which has
passed the house. The delegation
agreed not to enlarge the city but the
approval of the North Fort Worth
delegation will be considered before
Infraction is taken In the matter
RATHER A LARGE MULE
IF ATTORNEY IS CORRECT.
In county court this week there was
filed a petition by attorneys for G. M.
Padhitt of Brookesmith seeking dam-
ages from the Frisco for the killing of
a three-year-old mule. The petition
sets out the fact that the mule was
three years old and weighed 11000
but ttiere are several horsemen in the
country who are not prepared to be-
lieve that cart of the petition. There
are some unusually large mules raised
in Brown county but a young attor-
ney is the first to discover one of such
AGED CAPITALIST DROPS
DEAD AT BEAUMONT.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
Beaumont Texas March o. Charles
Gerry aged sixty a capitalist of this
city dropped back in his chair dead
this morning while eating breakfast at
his home. His death was due to heart
Little Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H A. Woot-
ton Ignites Clothing and is in a
The three-vear-old daughter of-Mr.
and Mrs. H. A. Wootton was severely
"burned on the body and face Wednes-
day evening at about 6 o'clock. Four
physicians were with the child dress-
ing injuries and giving close medical
attention as quick as they could reach
it after the accident and they re-
dangerous and that the child was in a
Jt Is not known positively just how
the accident occurred. The little girl
. was playing at the barn with one or
two other children and the first known
of its dangerous plight was when it
went screaming to Its mother with its
The children who were playing with
her like herself were too small to be
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DEATH OF WELL-KXOWX
YOUNG MAN". OF BRADY.
J. D Miller of Brady passed through
the city this morning enroute home
from Boerne Texas with the corpse of
his son George Miller a well-known
young man from Brady who has been
In the sanitarium at Boerne for sev-
eral weeks. Mr. Miller was met here
by his daughter and her husband Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Rutherford and was
joined by Mrs. Ora' Miller of this place
who composed the funeral party that
escorted the remains from Brownwood
home. The-deceased wis a patient suf-
ferer for many weeks and realized that
he could not live he being afflicted
with tuberculosis in the most severe
form. George Miller was an exem-
plary young man and his death is uni-
versally regrettedby a host of friends
XEGKO IS SENTENCED TO
TERM IN FEDERAL PRISON.
Special to Daily Bulletin. '
Wacp. Texas March 5. W. J. Par-
ker one of the negroes who has been
posing in this city as a banker and
who has been conducting swindles to
the amount of about a hundred thou-
sand dollars by the use of bogus pa-
perT was sentenced today by the fed-
etaleourt to scrve .thirteen years in
the Leavenworth Kansas penitentiary.
The negroes Were living in luxury and
were paying their obligations with
checks on a fictitious bank In Okla-
homa. UNKNOWN HAS HEAD
BRUISED AND LEGS SEVERED.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
Sulphur Springs Texas March 5.
The body of an unknown man was
found near the Cotton Belt tracks here
early this morning. Both legs were
severed from the body and the head
was crushed. A watch a small amount
of money and a letter addressed to:
H. H. Jackson Texarkana Texas was
found In the pockets. It Is believed
that he fell from a train passing last
night. - "
FAMOUS CREEK INDIAN
IS DEAD AT TULSA.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
Tulsa. Okla. March 5. Cornelius
Parryman the famous Creek Indian
who led the race In all its councils
died at his home today four miles west
of this city. He was sixty years of
able to give any accurate account of
now it happened. It waj found how-
evor where some matches had been
struck at tfae barn and R g sui)0sed
the llttle tot Btruck one and that
her clothing thus became Ignited. The
mother soon succeeded in extinguisn-
Ing the flames but not before the child
had been badly burned as before stat-
ed. Mr. Wootton and the physicians
was possibly was done to alleviate the
pain and relieve the dangerous con-
dition. Mr. and Mrs. Wootton Jive on. Upton
street in East Angelo. Mr. Wootton
is a member of the firm of . Wootton
Bros. confectioners. They have the
deepest sympathy of many friends In
their sad misfortune. San - Angelo
AUTHORITIES MAKING EFFORT
TO LOCATE AND FUNISH GANGC
Sieclal to Dallj Bulletin:
Houston Texas March 5. The au-
tho'rities here are making a determine
ed effort to locate and punish the gang
which attempted to wreck the San An-
tonio and Aransas Pass passenger
train Tuesday nignt. The railroad of-
ficials are aiding in the search "A.
slight clue In the hands of the officers
leads to the belief that it is the same'
gang which operated on this line some 1
two years ago.
LADY AND BIG SOl-SHOOTER
. INTERRUPTSBURGL AR.
Special to Daily Bulletin.
San Antonio Texas March 5.'- Mrs.
Jessie Woodhull frustrated the de-
signs of a burglar who was prowling
around her home last night by keep-
ing him covered with a big six shooter
until the police who had been sum-
moned by telephone arrived. He was
then taken into custody.
BABY GIRL GIVEN UP FOR
DEAD RETURNS TO LIFE.
Special to Daily Bulletin.
Orange Texas March o. The two-months-old
daughter of C. C. Harring-
ton which was given up for dead three
days ago returned to life today and is
enjoying the best of health. Prepara-
tions for the funeral had been made
and the" parents of the little girl were
overjoyed to find that she had return-
TESTIMONY OFFERED TO
PROVE MACK INSANE.
Special to Dai'7 Bulletin.
Sherman- Texas March 5. In the
trial of Clay Mack today .charged with
the killing of Fred Schweighafer"at
Van Alstyue testimony is being-taken
In the effort to prove the tiefendant in-
sane. Superintendent Gregory of jthe
Terrell Insane Asylum is the; princi-
pal witness. . .
SMITHERS IS WANTED HERE
Man Arrested Sunday for Refusing .to Give
Information Concerning .Sunday
Morning Row is Fugitive.
It develops today that Charles
Smlthers arrested hero last Sunday
because of his refusal to tell particu-
lars concerning a Sunday morning row
In whloh he was e"ngaged and against J
whom a '-charge of perjury was made
Is the Charles Smlthers wanted here
on a 'charge of disposing of stolen
property. The matter was. resurrect-
ed this morning when Sheriff Emlson
in rumaging through the old dock-
ets found a case pending against
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4. HOW DEATH CAME
INTO THE WORLD.
- 4 Jr 4 5
By Sunday School Pupil:
Adam and Eve were put in a garden.
There were trees In the' garden and
flowers' and ever so many kinds "of
fruit to cat Adam was to take care
of the garden. He named the fish of
the sea and the fowls of the air the
horses and cattle and everything.
There were several rivers.- Adam and
Eve were to do right but they did
wrong. There' was a tree in the gar-
den that they were told not to touch.
It's fruit was pretty to look at God
had fold Adam and Eve that they would
die if they ate it. The serpent Jpld
Eve she wouldn't then she took some
of it and hnd Adam take some too.
That js the way death came into the
world. If they had minded they
wouldn't have died. There was an-
other tree In the garden. It had good
fruit on It. They could have eaten
that. God told them they might. Then
they .would have lived and-nt died.
God put them out of the garden be
cause they had done wrong. They
couldn!t get the fruit of the tree of
life so wo all have to die. WMW
only live again by be
Y AND MEN ABB YULE
lfii W:Dlly Bulletin:
Brad'vTXR8 March 5 A new
tofeMfcUiMne has Wen patabllshedtbe-
tweeillady and Menardvllle iylth'
the carsimaklng a round trip each day.
The ipregimt schedule gives two hours
for fhttVip. eacUway and is very sat-
isfactory when it -is considered that
the mail hack cannot make the trip
Ui lesthan five or six hours. The.
autos willfcarry both passengers arid
ROBBER FIRES 'ON POLICE
WITH FATAL RESULTS.
8pecial to Dally Bulletin.
Sapulpa Okla. March 5. L. C Har-
per a police officer was .shoranlSl
probably fatally wounded this mprn:
ing by a robber whom he hadcaught
in the act and whom he was attempt-
ing to arrest. The assailant escaped
but it is thought he was struck by the
officer's bullet as he was fleding.
-KORSES AND CATTLE..
CREMATED AT DURANT.
Speclal to Daily Bulletin:
Durant. Okla. March 5. A large
barn the property of W. L. Bates who
lives twelve miles west of this city
was destroyed by fire early this morn-
ing. Twelve head of cattle and a num-
ber of horses were cremated. Fifty
.tons of hay was also burned. The
loss will total six thousand dollars.
The brigin of the fire is unknown.
ELKS INITIATE SEVERAL
CANDIDATES L CALL SESSION.
The Elks lodge met in call session
last night and put the horns on five
candidates. They were Messrs.
H. Moody. Paul Harrell Mr. Wilson
Ham- Blair and Chas. Conncll.. The
!lf0y8 were "live ones" and the bunch
fad. plenty of fun at-their expense
whfle Utklrig -the. solemn and binding
Sblfgatlbns of the order.
The case In question is one where
Bob Kirk or Ballinger lost a horse
away back in 1904. The horse was
lafterwards sold to Brownwood parties
and Chas. Smlthers was Identified as
fthe man who disposed of the horse.
The complaint was filed against Smlth-
ers by Ed Hall who bought the horse.
Smlthers managed to get away at that
time and has not been heard of until
arrested here on Sunday. .He had ap
plied for bail in the perjury case and
was expecting to make bond.
the dead. And to be raised from the
dead we must believe the gospel and
I- 1 V.nnM.ro find flfl ri?ht that iS tll(i
UO UUJ1U1AU --a
way to be saved.
THE CITY FEDERATION
- DISCUSSES CLEANING P.
The City Federation of Women's
Clubs met yesterday afternoon ?t-the
library and discussed the matter of
niRfinihc un the town. The lam
assist the city authorities In
the people to observe "clean-up" day
PIONEER 3TAN RECEIVED
A FINE KENTUCKY JACK.
Bunk Hickman of Pioneer was in
town today for- ttie purpose of re-
ceiving a fine Kentucky jack that he
will keep on his place. Thwack was
a 'very fine one and was obtained by
Mr.JHiclchian at a cost of $10(M).'
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OFFICLVLS IX CONFERENCE.
Dallasexas March 5 TheTexa--Pacific
'and International. & Great.
ivwtxnm rifflciaW are holding a co
ferenco heretofay arrwlglngpa: fast
freight achodulj to carr. earlTexas.
fruit crap;io Tnrno
Loa'IWatBrady thte morn-
aWK A?fDMENARBYILLEhrIII 4l rilU I M II I t-I 'L.
WMA m UULLLUL niiK.
Daniel Baker Outplays
" Part of Game But
Five jnnnis of
fhQfirstball game-' of the .season
jwaa'playeesterday afternoon at
Danfel 'BakerijiS betwJfen. Daniel
Baker and' John . TarJeton 'College
teams and the locals were'dafeated by
a score of 7 to 5. The playing pWfcan-!
iel Baker durine the first five inninCTfLln the Seventh Daniel Baker
was of that high class order common
to the players of that college but the
sixth inning'brouglit a series of "bone-
head" plays and scores for the oppos-
ing team that could not be overcome
in the remaining innings. ilcDermott
pitched for Daniel Baker and it may
be said to his credit that he pitched
a clever game throughout but the
support given him was on the ""bum"
proper at times. To Harrod's failure
to field bunts and Anderson's injury
Is. due the defeat.
The score-getting for Daniel Baker
began in the third inning when Mc-
Dermott hit .to right and made second
on a passed ball. He was relieved at
second by Anderson who made third
and scored on pitcher's choice throw
ing Maglll out at first. In this same
Inning Tarleton drew a blank
'in the fourtn inning Bass hit safe
to center.' was advanced by Ander-
son!si-sacriflce?advficored on pitcher!s
choice throwing to firsU Tarleton
again drew a blank. .
In the fifth McDermott hit through
right for first. Relieved by Low who
stole second. "Gray flew out on pop-up
that advanced Low to third. Magill
hit slow one to pitcher and Low scor
ed on pitcher's choice throwing to
first. Lenburg hit to short and side
retired. Tarleton scored in this in
ning by the following play. Hit to
short; man out at first A hot one to
deep center was safe stole second.
catcher dropped third strike and run
ner beat ball to 1st on Wright's error.
Two men were advanced on block ball
that puzzled catcher. The next man
up sawed the air and the next hit
pop-up to Gray who fumbled and
threw low to first letting in Tarleton's
first score. A hit to pitcher retired
the side with two men on bases.1
In the sixth Inning the tables turn-
ed and Daniel Baker drew a blank and
Tarleton scored. Tarleton hit in front
of plate and reached first on McDer-
niotfs fielding. Next man up was hit
with ball and man stole third. Scored
oh bunt that Harrod failed to field.
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prisoner Quits Train Enroute to Fort Worth
While Special Officer is Peacefully
Some: days' ago; it was announced
that. AlFHarvie was arrested here
for Jumping-his' boad In Fort Worth
and-lafer a special .officer by the name
of Tom Cambroh came for him. Night
before lasVCambron started to Fort
Worth wltfc hia prisoner but while
enroute Haryle tookFrench leave of
the.officer and is again at large. Har-
vlea wearing the bracelets but was
jaot fakened to the seat. He was quiet
mCougk-.toIdnff as the officer was
Wfjratef. but when that indivlduaj.
asleep the prisoner quleUyjltiCals
and tlie train.
Cambron pkoned bacl
hre to keep a looku for HarVle
but of course he IfgMt eymlag bwk to
Brownwood tcyFcaught a second
go to JIec&l Afte& J
Thla aamo tiorfnrmaw1 .W2UT M
the brnter reacWng nritYTUMmmx
br&gnt brought In two kotm&MM'
other sacrIflOQvea'rned a score
atrain a bant earned a score.
on hit to-short
tbMther and scored twice. MC
mott hit over right fence for two
advancing Wright hit safe o?er tiirAr
Gray hit to pitcher and WrigktTicori--
on pitcher's choice of; Gray at lat-L
bunt brought an out and a hit vs cr
ter scored McDendfttAiKttp re-
tired the side with the; score 7. to 5.
Tarleton an& jDanfel -Jjaker eaca
drew blanks laf'the eighth anQVmlatk
Innings. ; y ' j
PEACE OFFICERS C056Kieii
IX BR0WXW00D OCClSIOJfAEfc
Last night there were some foror
five visiting peace officers in- Brown-
wood but the purpose -of their visit
was not made known. Messrs. Futcte
of Coleman Jackson of Co mar die
Bates Cox of Stephenville and Tom
White of Dublin were among the num-
ber here last night.
ROBBED OF FITE HUXDSED.
Special to Daily Bulletla:
- Dallas Texas March 5. J. D. Ba-
con a traveling salesman rejpqrUst
the police headquarters today that ne
was robbed last night of Ave hun-
dred dollars by negroes. He could not
give any clue and no arrests were
BABY GIRL MUBDEBED.
Special to Dally JBuIIetia:
Dallas Texas March 5. The body
of a white girl baby was found mur-
dered in a hack in- a back- alley here
this morning. Its head was complete-
ly severed and the bodySbadly crushed.
The authorities have no clue as to
whom the murderer could be.
H. O. Byrd traveling freight and
passenger agent for the Burlington
Route is spending the day in Brownr
wood in the interest of that road. Mr.
Byrd in company with. Agent McDon-
ald of the Frlscp paid the Bulletin a
pleasant call this afternoon and stop-
ped for a few moments' chat
seen this afternoon said he had sot
heard of the escape and' that he had
been trying to phone to Fort Wortk
to him all the morning.
One report Is that Harvie came back
to Brownwood on last night's traia
and went to Fort Worth this morsiac
to give himself up to the officers tatt
this report is not generally believed.
JURY JRETURXS TE1DICT t
iaujcujiy Buuetim ;
Texas March 5. The jmrj
the case of A. C. Sowl
charged "with killing W B
here brought la a verdict tak
ing.of guilty aad a wed hi
meni at lmprie!iet for' llfiTka
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