The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 100, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 1, 1893 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. LI1--NO. 100
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SECUM YOUR SUPPLY SOI
We offer to the Trade in lots of from 1 to 5 Bales.
Branded. 8 oz at 7 1-2 cents.
Prattville *si Osnaburgs aAck
TP n HA e . NET CASH TEN DAYS.
TfcKMO : F. O. B. GALVESTON.
LEON & H. BLUM
WALTESTON, JUNE 24,18S>3.
GALVESTON. TEXAS. SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1893.
RE-ENGAGEMENT OP THE
TO PERFORM AT THE
/ Bead Hotel Lawn.
monday, june 26.
A&d will appear in an entirely new programme.
Come out and see them. Yoa will enjoy it.
We have just taken possession
of our Cold Storage Ware-
house, which is the most com-
plete in the south, with the best
and most scientific refrigerat-
This enables us to keep our
v, and other perishable goods
' absolutely as FRESH,
) PURE AND WHOLE-
/ SOME as turned out of the
I factory. All these articles
come to us in refrigerating
Send us your orders.
COTTON yAOTOTtg asd
EVAak for price, and .ample*.
MOORE, HcKINNET <t
STATE AGENTS, GALVESTON.
DONE BY B0BBEB&
An Old Woman Murdered and Her
Kokamo, Ind., June 30.—Mrs. Daniel Bar-
rett, a widow living alone in her farmhouse a
*ew miles cast of thia city, waa found dead
'ast night in her room. The woman was old
I and feeble and had undoubtedly been mnr-
' dered by robbers. She waa found lying face
down on the Soor, her arms doubled in under
her body, with marks of violence on her
throat and lacerated arms. The house had
been ransacked, but the robbers were evi-
1 lently frightened away before they seoured
tiny booty of value,
A Train Robber Bentenoed.
Union, Mo., June 30.—This morning Wil-
son, who held up the Missouri Pacific train
near Pacific a few weeks ago, waa sentenced to
fifteen years in the penitentiary on a plea of
Washington, Juno 30.—For eastern Texas:
Fair, except probably showers in extreme north-
ern portion; somewhat cooler in central Texas,-
Galveston, June 30.—The following ddlly
synopsis of the weather and local forecast
are furnished by the official in charge of the
llnited States weather bureau at this place:
The barometer has fallen over the eastern
portion of the country, but the highest con-
tinues along the Atlantio coast. The lowest
pressure continues along the eastern slope of
the Rocky mountains with two well defined
depressions—one ovor western Texas and the
other the north of Minnesota.
The temperature has fallen over the oentral
and upper Mississippi valley, Minnesota and
the Dakotas and the eastern portion of Arkan-
sas, while over other portions of the country it
has either risen or ohanged but slightly.
Cloudy weather provails over the greater
portion of the country ouside of Texas, where
it is generally clear.
Galveston, June 30.—Local forecast for
Texas east of the 100th meridian for twenty-
four hours ending at 12 midnight, July 1:
Generally fair; slight change in tomperature.
As obtained from the weather bureau, the
maximum temperature of Galveston yester-
day waB 87 degrees; the minimum tempera-
ture was 81 degrees.
Galveston, June 30.—The following weather
bureau stations report current temperature
to-night at 8 o'olock, 75th meridian time, as
Abilene, Tex., 96 j Amarillo, Tex., 84; At-
lanta, Ga., 80; Bismarck, N. D„ 66; Cairo,
111., —; Charlotte, N. C., 76; Chicago, 111., 72;
Cincinnati, O., 74; Corpus ChrlBti, Tex., 84;
Denver, Col., 76; Dodge City, Kan., 82: Da-
venport, la., 72: Fort Smith, Ark., 82; El
Paso, Tex., 98; Dubuque, la., —; Galveston,
Tex., 84; Jacksonville, Fir., 76; Kansas City,
Mo., 78; Little Rook, Ark., 66; Memphis,
Tenn., 84; Miles City, Mont., 74; Montgom-
ery, Ala.. 84; Nashville, Tenn., 78; New Or-
leans, La., 80; North Platte, Neb.. 78;
Omaha, Neb., 80; Palestine, Tex., 86; Pitts-
burg, Pa., 74; San Antonio, Tex., 90; Shreve-
port, La., 90; St. Vincent, Minn., 66; St.
Louib, Mo., 74; St. Paul, Minn., 76; Vioks-
burg, Mise., 84; Oklahoma City, Ok., 84.
Rainfall: Bismarck, N. D., .02; Chicago,
III., trace; Cincinnati,O., trace; Denver,Col.,
trace; Davenport, la., 44: Jacksonville, Fla.,
1.03; Kansas City, Mo., .14; Little Rock, Ark.,
.80; Memphis, Tenn., trace; Nashville, Tenn.,
.01; New Orleans. La., .20; North Platte,
Neb., trace; St. Vinoent, Minn., .18; St.
Louis, Mo., .38; Vioksburg, Miss., trace.
United State. Cotton Reg-ton Bulletin.
For twenty-four hours ending 6 p. m., June
30,1893: Atlanta, 10 stations, maximum tem-
perature 88, minimum temperature 62; Au-
gusta 10, 88, U2; Charleston, 6, 86, 66; Gal-
veston, 20, 96, 72; Little Rock, 9, 90, 70;
MemphiB, 14, 90, 68; Mobile, 9,92,66; Mont-
gomery, 7, 90, 68; New Orleans, 9, 94, 70; Sa-
vannah, 12, 90, 66; Vioksburg, 6, 91, 68; Wil-
mington, 10, 84,62. MeanB: 90.2, 67.4, .68.
Rainfall: Charleston, T; Little Rock, .15;
Memphis, .17; New Orleans, .18; Savannah,
T; Vioksburg, T; Wilmington, .12.
Texas Cotton Region Bnlletln.
For tho twenty-four hours ending at 6 p. m.,
75th meridian time, June 30: Galveston,
maximum temperature 87; minimum tomper-
ature 81: rainfall .00; Abilene, 98, 76, .00;
Belton, 96, 64, .00; Brenham, 98, 74, .00; Cor-
sicana, 96,70, .00; Columbia, 94, 72,00; Cuo-
ro, 94, 66, .00; Dallas, 96, 74, .00; Heurne, 92,
72, .00; Houston, 94, 72, .00; Huntsvillo, 94,
74, .00; Longview, 96, 74, .00; Luling, 98,
74, .00; Orange, 94, 74, .00; Palestine, 96, 72,
.00; San Antonio, 98, 74, .00; Sherman, 94, 72,
.00; Tyler, 94, 72, .00; Waco, 96, 74, .00;
Weatherfoid, 102, 70, .00.
Means: 96.3, 72.6, .00.
Spanish Oaravals at Detroit,
Detroit, Mich., June 30.—The Spanish car-
avals Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta have ar-
rived bore, and are now anchored off the Mtoh-
igan yacht club quarters at Belle Isle.
IT IS GEORGE P. FINLAY.
Highest of all m Leavening Power.—-Latest U. S. Gov't Report
THE GALVESTON C0LLECT0BSHIP
BETTLED AT LAST.
Senator Crowley's Pointer Did Not Create
Much Disturbance in Washington When
It Came to Making a Collector.
Washington, June 30.—[Speolal.J—The
Galveston oollectorship problem is solved.
George P. Finlay of Galveston has been ap-
pointed collector of customs at that port.
A week ago it was agreed botweon Mr. Car-
lisle and Mr. Cleveland that Mr. Finlay would
not be appointed. The man who was to get
tho place was not agreed on, but it was cer-
tain then that Mr. Finlay was out of the race.
He was all along tho most prominent can-
didate, made so by tho indorsement of both
Senators Coke and Mills. The administra-
tion was anxious to please these two gentle-
men in his appointment, but protests and
charges likewise rolled in to an extent that
prejudiced Mr. Carlisle and Mr. Cleveland
against him. The protests which counted the
most wore from Germans. Mr. Carlisle said
they were of that oharactor that they must
have their weight.
He was charged with being a prohibitionist,
and also with having run against and defeated
the regular democratic nominee for the legis-
lature last fall. His killing of a man narnsd
Jordan away back years before the war was
the basis for other protests.
Every effort was made to induce Mills and
Coke to withdraw their recommendations of
him and to name some other man. This they
steadfastly refused to do. They said they had
indorsed him and intended to stick to him
and if the president and secretary of the
treasury wanted another man they could find
Congressman Gresham was Btrongly op-
posed to the appointment of Finlay. His
choice was Mr. Wheeler, but the appointment
of him was rendered impossible because of
the positive opposition of Senator Coke. It
is said, with what truth the News man does
not know, that Gresham then advocated ex-
Congrcssman Lit Moore. When Finlay stock
went down to a quarter of a cent on the dollar
the race looked as if it were between Moore
and McDonald of Galveston.
Senator Crowley camo on here and took up
the fight for McDonald. He said he had a
tip that Finlay was out of the race.
Then Finlay came. He had no congress-
man to introduce him, but went before Car-
lisle and personally replied to the charges
against him. He made a very strong impres-
sion on that gentleman and his Btook rose. It
continued to rise. He went to see Clevolnnd
and offered to explain, as he had done to Car-
lisle. Cleveland said there was no necessity
for it, adding that very often, in his experi-
ences, charges whioh were worthy of attention
Bhrunk before a simple statement. He stated
that Carlisle had told him all he wanted to
know about bim, and he made Finlay the col-
The charges themselves contributed to Fin-
lay's success. They were so serious that he
had been injured by them, both with Carlisle
and the president. He explained them in ten
minutes and then the"! wns a revulsion of
fooling on the part of both Cleveland and
Carlisle. They seemed to feel that an injury
had been done to him and to them, too.
Mr. Crowley will leave for homo at once.
To the News reporter he said that be was
pleased with the action and that he and Mr.
Finlay had always been warm friends. He
did not say whero ho got his original pointer
that Finlay would not succeed.
Finlay will remain here a day or two to get
papers connected with the office.
The following are the names of the appli-
cants for this collectors hip as shown on the
books of the treasury department: J. W.
Clark, R. L. Fulton, Albort Weiss, James Mc-
Donald, Geoige P. Finley, R, D. Lauderdale,
R. T. Wheeler, W. B. Kinkead, W. E. Howth,
D. B. Henderson, Thomas L. Cross, William
H. Nichols, Dr. J. T. Fry, E. H. Fordham and
P. J. Willis, all of Galveston; and L. W.
Moore of La Grange, Harry Haynes of
Brenham, W. S. Haywood of Jefferson, Frank
L. Sorry of Fort Worth, P. F. Ross of Waco,
A. D. Hensley of Llano, J. H. Norton of
Houston, J. J. Love of Lott's Station, A. P.
Allday of Franklin, G. E. Miller of Travis
county and Thomas Ruckman of Helena are
on the books as candidates for collector of
customs in Texas without naming the point at
whioh they would like to locate as such col-
Extra Session Called.
Washington, June 30.—[Special.]—It is
settled at last. The special session is called
for August 7, and up to within ten minutes of
the time when Mr. Cleveland took up his pen
to make the call no man knew what ho in-
tended to do. Everybody here understood
his deep interest in the present condition of
the country. To every man who has spoken
to him for the past two weeks he has impartod
his great aniiety. From nearly every senator
and congressman who has visited him he has
extracted an opinion as to what he thought
of a special session. But while he has dono
this he has given no opinion himself as to
such session other than that it should be
called in September at the latest. The readers
of Thi News will remember that soon after
the inauguration he told Mr. Kilgora that he
would call the session for Soptember, but that
oircumstanoos might require a session earlier.
To that ho has religiously adhered ever sinco.
Last Tuesday the matter was discussed in a
cabinet meeting, and the question then was
whother or not such an emergency has arisen
as required tho assembling of congress before
Soptember. Yesterday and tho day before he
was again consulting his official household,
To-day there was a very long cabinet meeting
and the condition of the country was the
whole subject of the consultation, though in-
cidentally appointments were considered.
When the cabinet mooting adjourned the
newspaper men did all in their power to find
out what was done. Very few of the cabinet
officers would talk, but those who did talk de-
clared they did not know what would be done.
One or two, in their own opinion, saw no
particular reason why the session should be
called earlier thun Septembor, because thoy
saw no good to bo accomplished. From their
expressions tho conclusion was arrivod at that
thoy knew nothing whatever as to tho course
Mr. Cleveland would pursue.
Secretary Morton when he came out of tho
cabinet said there would be no session earlier
than September, and Lnmont made a state-
ment of a like kind. From this it seems that
Mr. Cleveland, having discussed tho matter
to a satisfactory extent with his cabinet, oou-
cludod that an emergency had arisen and
forthwith he sat down and issuod his procla-
mation, made several appointments and took
his departure for Buzzard's Bay. Thoro havo
b.en guestes on this subjoct both ways, but
the impression is that Mr. Cleveland himself
did not reach a conclusion till the very hour
in whioh he wrote the proclamation. The
argument indulged in by Mr. Cleveland and
one also which was made to him by his partic-
ular tri.udi, WW that M long as he had the
power to convene congress—which could doc-
tor the situation—and he dul not do it, so long
he was responsible. But tho moment the session
met lie was relieved and the responsibility
rested with the law makers selected by the
peoplo to do the doctoring.
Just what will be the result of the session
no one can tell. No one ever pretends to be
able to see an inch into the future. The idea
generally up here is that tho Sherman law is
the causo of the present dangerous condition.
Tliia is the theory. If tlio theory is killed
confidence may be restored, just as much as if
tho theory wore a fact.
From every appearanco tho Sherman law
will bo repealed, and unconditionally re-
pealed, if the present strain continues and the
public continues excited, .\over in the his-
tory of the government lias there been such a
force brought to bear against any measure as
against the Sherman law. This force is not
only from the east, but from every part of the
The Cabinet Meeting.
Washington, June 30.—The preaident did
not reach the executivo mansion until a few
minutes before 11 o'clook, the hour at which
tho cabinet convenes. At the cabinet meet-
ing Secretary Carlisle presented an array of
official figures bearing on the silver question
and a general interchange of views followed.
Ho gave the president tho daily cablegram
from London, showing the price of silvor
there to-day as 30% pence per ounce, equiva-
lent to $0.6t33 per ounco in our money, mak-
ing the bullion value of a silver dollar $0,573.
All the members of tho cabinet were pres-
ent except Secretary Gresham,
Secretary Carlislo and Secretary Lamont
were asked after the meeting • if any conclu-
sion had been reached as to calling congress
togother earlier than September, but they de-
clined to give any intimation that the presi-
dent had in any way ohanged his announced
intention in this matter.
TO CONVENE AUGUST 7
Washington, June SO.—1The president to-
day made the following appointments:
Scott Wike of Illinois, assistant secretary of
tho treasury; James F. Tillman of Tennessee,
register of the treasury; Overton Cade of
Louisiana, superintendent of the United
States mint at New OrleR ns; H, Gibbs Mor-
gan, coiner, H. L. Schrooclor, assayer, and
Lewis Guion, melterand refiner of the United
States mint at New Orleans; Jeff B. Snyder
of Louisiana, collector of customs for the dis-
trict of New Orleans; Theo S. Wilkinson, col-
lector of customs at New Orleans; S. B.
Ellis, surveyor of customs at New Orleans;
Oearge P. Finlay, collector of cUBtomB at Gal-
veston. United States cijnsuls: George W.
Bell of Washington, at Sydney, N. S. W.;
Wm. J. Maylard of Illinois, at Milan, Italy.
Dew W. Eisdom of Muskogee, Indian agent
of Union agency, Indian territory.
Secretary Carlisle to-day made the follow-
ing appointments: Claude M, Johnson of
Kentucky, chief of the bureau of engraving and
printing; Geo. W. Caatle of Kentucky, custo-
dian of dies, rolls and plates of the bureau of
engraving and printing.
Money Order Offices.
Washington, June 30.—Money order offices
established in TexaB: Bntosville, Zavalla
county; Ben Wheeler, Van Zandt county;
Covington, Hill county; D'Hanis, Medina
county; Eden, Concho county; Greenwood,
Wise county; Hunter, Comal county; Kildere,
Cass counly; King, Conrell county; Martin-
dalo, Caldwell county; Mertens, Hill county;
Milburn, McCulloch couvity; Newlin, Hall
county; Oenaville, Bell county; Pena station,
Duval county; Petty, Lamar county; Spof-
ford, Kinney ajnd Trentc., F?.onin county;
Wayland, Stephens County.
New postal note offices established in Texas:
Dye, Montague county; Raymond, Leon
oounty; Sumner, Lamar county; Tocumseh,
Pension, and Postmasters.
Washington, June 30. — |Special.] —The
following ponsions have been granted:
Indian territory—Original: Geo. W. Cru-
Bon. Texas—Original: Julio Peres. Mexican
widows: Minerva Slaughter, issue of June 20,
The following postoffice changes have been
Hutchins, Dallas county, C. H. Bussey, vioe
Benjamin D. Atwell, removod; Macon,
Franklin county, Catherine S. Henderson,
vice Wm. O. Saieer, white, resigned; Shelby,
Austin county, Edward C. Laas, vice Charles
Korff, removed; Thurber, Erath oounty,
Walter C. Ready, vice Frank Scronk, re-
Postmaster commissioned: Artie C. Rob-
erts, Frio Town, Tex.
A $2,000,000 .Surplus.
Washington, June 30,—Troasury officials are
deep in the mystery of figures to-day, closing
up the accounts of the government for the
fiscal year 1892-93. The figures show in round
numbers: Total receipts for tho year, $485,
000,000; expenditures, $483,000,000, leaving a
surplus of receipts above expenditures of
$2,000,000. This was the estimate submitted
by Secretary Foster to congress as the proba-
ble surplus of the fiscal year closed to-day and
results prove it prophetically accurate.
Won't l et the Jew. Land.
Washington, Juno 30.—Superintendent
Stump of the bureau of immigration to-day
declined to give a permit for the landing of
2300 Jews from abroad. The request was pre-
ferred by S. J. Klein, who represents a syndi-
cate engaged in the colonization of 200,000
acres of land in Utah.
Secretary Lamont'a Order.
Washington, Juno 30.—Seoretary Lamont
to-day lBsued an order that hereafter the chief
of engineers will have charge of all buildings,
either rented or otherwise, occupied by the
war department or any of its bureaus or offices
in the District of Columbia.
Building and Loan Associations Adjourned
Chicago, 111., June 30.—Tho convention of
building and loan associations adjourned sine
die after electing officers to-day and deciding
on Buffalo as the place for the convention
next year. Tho officers are: f'residont, J udge
Seymour Baxter of New York; seoretary, B.
THE NEWS BRIEFED.
Shreveport, La.—Judgo Thomat T. Land,
aged 78, is dead.
Atlanta, Ga.—Ed Johnson, a noted despera-
do, has been caged at last in Decatur jail.
Macon, Ga.—Will Smith, a Pullmau car
porter, was arrested. He is charged with
murdering his wife.
Columbia, S. C.—Ex-Congressman Wallace
died at his home near Yorkville. Ho repre-
sented tho state in the reconstruction period.
Augusta, Ga.—Wm. H. Moore, editor of tho
Augusta Evening News, dropped dead in his
room. He had been on the street fifteen min-
Tusknloosa, Ala.—The univorslty of Ala-
bama has celebrated its sixty-second annual
commencement. Thoro were just fifty in the
Macon, Ga.—Joseph M. Boanlman, ono of
tho oldest and best known oitizens of Macon
and a man of considerable wealth, died here,
lie was 85 years of ago.
Vioksburg, Miss.—Captain J. H. Willard,
United States ongineor in charge of the tri-
butaries, says that sinco July, 1892, there has
been built on Red river nearly »eventy-eight
miles of fine levees, of which »oout sixty-four
inilos is entirely now work, ind tho romaindor
enlargement of old work. I.tra work done oost
FEESIDENT CLEVELAND CALLS A
SPECIAL SESSION OP CONGBESS.
west of here by a Choctaw Indian yesterday
„ 1 ""ening. A bullet hole was in his breast and
-so-..» -^"'itly had been dead about two
The People Must Bo Believed From the
Present and Impending Danger and
Distress Due to Unwise Laws.
Washington, June 30.—Tha president left
here at 4.20 this afternoon for Buzzards Bay,
Mass. He will be absent three weeks or
more. His departure so suddenly leaves a
number of important appointments agreed
upon unsigned, and many senators and con-
gressmen who recently arrivod are in the
lurch. It is understood that the president will
transact only the most urgent public business
while at Buzzards Bay, and what official an-
nouncements aro to be made will be given out
at the executivo mansion in Washington.
At 6 this evening tho following proclama-
tion was issued:
Executive Mansion, Washington, D. C.,
June 30,1893. —Whereas, the distrust and appre-
hension concerning tho financial situation which
pervades all businoss circles has already caused
groat losses and damage to the people, and
threatens to cripple our merchants, stop the
whools of manufacture and bring distress and
privation to the farmers and withhold from our
workingmen their wage of labor; and
Whereas, the present perilous condition is
largely tho rosult of the financial policy which
the executive branch of the governmont finds
embodied in unwise laws which must be executed
until rerealed by congress.
Now, therefore, I, (Trover Cleveland, president,
in performance of my constitutional duty, do by
this proclamation declare that an extraordinary
occasion requires the convening of both houses
of congress at the capitol in this city of Washing-
ton on the 7th day of August next, at 13 o'clock
noon, to tho end that the people may be relieved
through proper legislation from tho oiesent and
imnondmg danger and distress. All those en-
titled to act as members of tne Fifty-third con-
gress are required to take notice of this procla-
mation and attend at the time and plage above
Given under my hand and seal of tho United
States, eto. Gro\er Cleveland.
The president left directions for the issu-
ance of the above proclamation before his de-
parture for Gray Gables. His determination
to call an extra session the first week iu Au-
gust instead of September was, it is under-
stood, arrived at during this morning's
cabinet session, and after giving full
weight to the numerous telegrams re-
ceived from all parts of the country
urging that course. And the consideration
which caused the president tochange his miud
was foreshadowed in a remnrk made by one
of his cabinet two days ago, that if the presi-
dent received reasonable assurances that there
vas a likelihood of the prompt repeal of the
Sherman law, he might be disposed to call
congri as earlier than announced.
Most of the cabinet have followed the presi-
dent's example and have left or are leaving
the city for brief vacations. Those who re-
main say that the president's proclamation
speaks for itself, and decline to discuss the
What Congressman Cobb Says.
St. Louis. Mo., June 30.—Congressman
Cobb, just from Washington, speaking of the
financial situation, said: "Just before I left
I had a long talk with Cleveland. Tie sub-
ject of an extra session came up. I wish to
say right here that in my opinion no man in
the oountry has a clearer view of the condi-
tion of affairs than Cleveland. He said he
was strongly in favor of an unconditional re-
peal of tho Sherman law, and would at once
call an extra session if convinced that the law
would be repealed, but he pointed out to me
tho fact that, while tho commercial
centers wore familiar with the situation
of the country, they have just begun to
di6cuss it and he wished to give the rural dis-
tricts ample time to consider the matter. The
news does not travel as rapidly in the country
as in the city. President Cleveland said if an
extra session should be called now and the
Sherman act not be regaled the damage to
the country would be incalculable. He pre-
ferred to wait until the financial situation is
fully considered. In my opinion he is in fa-
vor of allowing national banks to issue notos
to the full amount of their bonds and is in
favor of reducing their tax from 1 per cent to
half that amount.
"Cleveland brought out the point strongly
that two-thirds of the representatives came
from rural and suburban districts, and their
constituents should have an opportunity for
fully considering the situation. I am con-
vinced more strongly than ever that Cleveland
has the true interest of the people at heart,
which explains the singularly strong hold he
has always had upon them."
St. Louis Requests an Early Call.
St. Louis, Mo., June 30.—The merchants'
exchange this morning wired President Cleve-
land requesting an early convening of con-
A. J. DREXEL DEAD.
thing by which to identify
THE ESPUELA RANCH.
Application for Appolntmmt of a Re-
ceiver—A British Company.
Lubbock, Lubbock Co., June 26.—Applica-
tion was made this morning to W. R. McGill,
district judgo of the Fiftieth judicial district
for the appointment of a receiver for tho
Espuela land and oattlo company of Dickens
and adjoining counties. The application was
made by Hall <t Tollent, attorneys of Vornon,
Tex,, upon the relation of A. M. Britton of
the Jams place and New York portion. Tho
grounds alleged are insolvency and bad man-
The Espuola ranch, known as the Spur
ranch, is one of the largest concerns of the
kind in America and controls about 500,000
acres of lond in Dickens, Kent, Crosby and
Garza counties, and tho number of cattle is
estimated at between 60,000 and 60,000 hea-l.
A majority of the stockholders live in England
and Scotland and the home office is at Lon-
The order was granted and M. D. Lankford
of Seymour, Tex., was appointed temporary
receiver and Judge McGiil set July 10 at Sey-
mour for a hearing of the case as to the ap-
pointment of a permanent receiver.
L. I. Kinder.
The Foster Failure.
Columbus, 0., June 30.—J. B. Gormley,
assignee in the Foster failure at Fosteria, 0.,
filed to-day at Tiffin a partial report. The
failure will probably approximate, if it does not
exceed, $1,000,000. Assets of John D. Davis,
$16,150; liabilities, $44,749. Assets of Davis
& Foster, $181,550; liabilities, $213,955. Assets
of Foster & Co.s' bank, $70,280; liabilities,
$296,089. Papers in the assignment of Charles
Foster, individually, have not been filed. The
figuros given do not include $24,000 for which
Foster <fc Co. endorsod for throe glass works
and other interprises. Over $75,000 in claims
are held by Davis-Foster wholesale. Foster's
account in his bank is overdrawn $136,000, and
that of John E. W'ilkenson $17,000.
Two Concerns In Trouble,
New York, Juno 30.—Theodore A. Haskell
was appointed receiver for the Lagerman
Typotheter company type-setting machines.
The company was incorporated in February,
1887, with a capital Btock of $250,000, which
afterward was increased to $1,000,000.
Behr Bros. &, Co., piano manufacturers,
wore to-day reported in financial difficulties
on account of tight money. About two
months ago the statement of affairs of Behr
Bros. & Co. shoved assets of $550,030 against
liabilities of $93,000.
AU Creditors of Iowa Park Rank,
WichitaFalls, Tex., June 30.—The Ex-
change bank of Iowa Park made a general as-
signment this afternoon for the benefit of all
creditors, no preferences. Assets are deemed
sufficient to meet liabilities.
The Great Banker Dies of Apoplexy at
Philadelphia, Pa., June 30.—Drexel <fe Co.
received the Btartling information in a cable-
gram from Carlsbad at 12.30 this afternoon,
that Anthony J. Drexel, head of the banking
house of Drexel, Morgan & Co. of New
York, Drexel, Harjes 4 Co. of Paris
and Drexel & Co. of this city had
died suddenly from apoplexy. The
message was signed H. C. Ilarkins, and al-
though Mr. Harkins, who is a son-in-law of
Minister to Germany Runyon, is known to
havo been a warm personal friend of the great
banker and to have been at Carlsbad with
him, the authenticity of the cablegram was
George C. Thomas, a member of tho Phila-
delphia firm, feared that someone had forged
Harkins' name to a bogus message, and a
cable of inquiry wns at once transmitted. All
doubt was dispelled shortly after 2 o'clock
when the following cablegram was received:
Carlsbad, Jnno 30.—George W. Child.: Mr.
Drexel died suddenly to-day «f apoplexy. On
Juno 16 he had a mild attack of pleurisy, from
which he quite recovered. Ho would not pormit
tho family to bo advisoil. Mr. Harjes is oxpeotod
horo to-morrow. H. C. Harkins.
Further than that the body will be brought
to Philadelphia for interment beside that of
bis wife no arrangements have been made.
It is stated that tho death will make no
chango in the business of Droxel & Co.
Brenham, Tex., Juuo 30.—William Schrider
died this morning of typhoid fever at his home
in Prairie Hill. Decoased was 28 years of age
and leaves a wife and two small children.
Not Enough Cash,
Red Cloud. Neb., June 30.—The Farmers'
and Merchants' bank was closed temporarily
to-day. The withdrawal of deposits run the
Exchange Rnnk, Park.
Iowa Park, Tex., June 30.—The Exchange
bank closed its doors at noon to-day. It is
claimod that the assets will pay depositors.
Silver Going to Europe.
New York, June 30.—The steamship Paris,
sailing for Europe to-morrow, will carry 420,-
000 ounces of silver.
SANTA FE HIGHWAYMAN.
He Is 10 Years Old—He Says Bill Dalton
Heads The Gang.
Wichita, Kan., June 30.—The lone high-
wayman who attempted to rob the Santa Fo
passengor train at Wharton yesterday aud
who was captured by Conductor Glazier, is a
boy only 16 years old. He told the sheriff
that he met a gang of four men at Ten Mile
Flats, Chickasaw Nation, and they told him of
a scheme to rob the Santa Fe train and he
had to help them under penalty or death. He
says he made a mistake of ono day in carrying
out his orders. He said that the leader of tho
gang was Bill Dalton, two of the others were
Bill Anderson and Arthur Gago respectively
while tho fourth man is a native of Fort Gib-
son, whose name he did not know. If his
story is true the other robbers aro due at
Blackbear creok to-day and may be caught.
Several officers are on the way to Zion now.
SUIT FOE $165,000,
Heavy Damages Wanted From the Buffalo,
Roohester and Pittsburg Railroad.
Buffalo, N. Y., June 30.—Suit has begun
against the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg
railroad company by the Holmes refining com-
pany of this city to recover $165,000 damageB
occasioned by the recent loss by fire. Tho
charge is made that the flames were started by
live coal dropped with a lot of cinders by the
fireman of the railroad's engine.
WANT AN APOLOGY.
havo 500 barrels Spring. BOO, throe-y^ar-old
Fine Kentucky Whisky, which \lUSToe tar paid
atonce, which wo will sail ro?au?od f. o. b. cars
atstil* in K'jitnoky in lota to auit parchasora at
$1 50 per gallon.
Wm. B. KING & CO.,
Wholesale liquors and Cigars.
Agents for A. B. C. Bohemian Boer.
Asjoni* for Pans Exposition Boor.
Agents for 1'ho Owl (,igar.
The Foreign Commissioners at the World's
Fair Worked Up.
Chicago, 111., Juno 12.—The foreign com-
missioners at the world's fair have writton a
letter to Director General Davis demanding
that tho exposition company make a suitable
apology to Commissioner Hnssler of Para-
guay, who was arrested by the Columbian
guard several days ago.
Nashville, Tenn., June 30.— Four suicides
have occurred hore iu the past ton days, the
last being this morning. Mrs. Louise Houser,
aged 40, killed horself during an attack of
incutal aberration by cutting her throat with
a butcher knife.
Dead Without Indentifloatlon.
Hartbhorne, I. T., June 30.—The much
decomposed body of a white man was found
WAS A MODEL EXECUTION.
a CHOCTAW NEGRO SHOT ACCORDING
Nine More Choctawa to Die the Same Way.
Two NegTo Hangings in Maryland.
An ex-Consul Suicides.
Cleveland. O., June 30.—At the Epworfch
conference this morning the session was
devoted to children, the subject being "Junior
League nnd Literary Department."
Mrs. Myra G. Plantz urged the importance
of not only teaching that certain pleasures aro
wrong, but in furnishing substitutes in the
way of harmless amusemeuts.
Uev. Dr. Mills of Elmira, N. Y., deolared
the Epworth league had struck tho right chord
in bringing childron into the church and keep-
ing them thero.
After this service a fraternal service was
opened with an address by Bishop Fitzgerald.
Kansas City, Mo., June 30.—Joe Bird, a
Choctaw negro, was shot according to law at
11 o'clock this morning at Wilburton by
Sheriff John Perry of Gaines county. Tho
condemned man sat upon a plank and had his
hands hold up by two other men. A pieco of
white paper was pinned on his shirt ovor tho
heart, and he was killed by a bullet from a re-
volver at a distance of five paces. Bird mur-
dered his mother-in-law and wife.
Next Friday four more Choctawa will ba
shot, and the following Friday five more for
the same penalty as Bird. The murders by
the latter nine men were caused by politics.
How Joe Bird Wag Executed.
McAlester, I. T., June 30.—The firafc exe-
cution that ever occurred by shooting in
Gaines county took place to-day. James Bird,
a Choctaw negro, was to-day shot at Wilbur-
ton, I. T., tho shot being fired by John Perry,
bigh sheriff of Gaines county.
Bird was led off about fifteen feet and stood
up against a tree. Ho was blindfolded, two
Indians named Ed Loomis and Robert Ander-
son supporting him. Sheriff Perry, at the l
word of command, fired one shot with a )
Winchester rifie. The shot did not kill
him. Bird gave a loud cry and
tried to raise up, but was pushed down by the
attendants. A handkerchief was then placed
over his mouth to keop him from halloing '
any more. Bird lived two or three minutes
after being shot. Ho was buried by the officers
in a few minutes after being Bhot. The grave
had already boon dug.
Bird was a hard character, and had killed
both his mother-in-law and his wife, hacking
them to pieces with a knife.
Simon Wade, Joahu Colvin, Sam Jefferson
and Simon Brown, four other Choctawa and
murderers, aro to be executed at the same
place by shooting on July 7. It is feared that
there will be troublo, as some of tho con-
demned men's friends have expressed them-
selves as being determined to prevent the
shooting if possible.
Gus Albert* Hanged.
New Orleans, La., June 30.—Gus Albera,
white, was hanged hore to-day at the parish /
prison for the murder of a widow lady named
Mrs. Wymans. The murder was committed
several years ago and Albers escaped to the
northwestern territories, where he lived until
captured last February. In 1883 Albers was
in the vicinity of San Antonio, where he
worked as a cowboy. The drop fell at 12.36.
flemn Neckties for Two.
Marlboro, Md., June 30.—William Pinkney N
and Daniel Barber, both colored, were exe-
cuted to-day for the murder of Frannts M.
B?ri©, a wea'tiM? 'nrmeif cf Prinoe George
county, on March 26 hist.
An Ex-Consul Suicides.
Kansas City, Mo., June 30.—William P.
Beauchamp of Oklahoma City, Ok., shot and
killed himself at the Treihont hotel last
night. Ho once was United States consul at
Rorchach, Switzerland. It is not known why
he committed suicide.
THAT SPECIAL EDITION.
Acquitted at Fort Smith.
Fort Smith, Ark., June 30.—Ran Dicker-
son, Bill McCall, Frank Fore and Bill Ritter,
deputy United States marshals for the court
at Pans, Tex., who have been on trial here for
the past week for the killing of Wash llruno,
a negro, on January 29, 1892, were acquitted
to-day, the jury boing out but ten minutes.
The deputies were after tho Gordon uegroes
and ran them to earth at Bruno's house and
had a desperate light. Bruno, who took n
hand in the fight, was killed and Deputy Mc-
Call was Berlously wounded.
Hltohcock Gardeners to the Fore.
Hitchcock, Tox., June 30.—Another car of
cantaloupes, tomatoes and eggplants was
on Gain's oreek bottom, twelv* milet south- i shipped to-day for tha Hitchoook gardeners.
WE ARE SOLE AGENTS
for tho following celebrated brands of
Keh West Ciqars.
EL rSlN'CIPE DE GALES. BREVITO.
Grand Republic Selections.
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Write for pricos and SPECIAL DISCOUNTS.
ULLMAHN. LEWIS & Co
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The butterflies light and fleet,
The branches that bend above her,
Tho moss that kisses her feet;
For she, O, the shy new-comer,
So dear to tho world, so dear!
Is the hoart of the heart of summer,
And swoethoart of all the year.
Madeline S. Bridges.
Now the man who really prizes
His chances for gaining trade,
Is tho man who ADVERTISES
Ere July roses fade.
Now friend get in position,
Join the alert and wise
Who in our BIG EDITION
ARE GOING TO ADVERTISE.
Room for Millions More.
The Svoboda takes for granted that there
are many of our countrymen in Texas who
know but very little about the state, our
adopted mother country. Every inhabitant
of Texas should be acquainted with the vast
territory of his state. He should know, to
some extent at least, what advantage the
Texans have over th6 citizens of other states
and countries. The Svoboda does not exag-
gerate in asserting that there is no country
under the sun equal in everything to Texas.
Our lands are just as productive as any in the
world, while the climate is mild aud healthy.
All we need is more inhabitants to convert
our virgin soil into productive farms. There
is enough room in Texas for 10.000,000 more
inhabitants. On the l6t of July f ue Galves-
ton News will publish a special issue, which
will contain much very valuable information
about Texas. The Svoboda suggests to its
readers that each ono desiring to become ac-iis
quainted with Texas procure a copy of tt«*na
special issue of The News.
The World Over.
The old roliable Galveston News, which]
has led the march of progress in Texas for'
upward of fifty-two years, is soon to issue a
mammoth edition of 100,000 copies. These
papers will circulate the entire world, and the
capital of tho effete east will be directly at-
tracted by it. If present outlooks are correct
they will havo to make it half a million.
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