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THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 1890.
property in the track of the itorm will
MesdotA, 111., Juue 21.—A cyclono awept
Over tho country about nine miles north of
this city yestetdny afternoon and did great
flamage, Tho storm started west of Sub-
lette and traveled about ten miles in u
southeasterly direction in a path a half
tnilo wide. Hundreds are reported
■wounded, but no deaths aro reported.
Ten houses wero blown to kindling wood
tn tho village of Sublette.
A sehool-houso near Philip Lasslnger's,
nor'.h of this city, containing twenty-five
children, was blown to atoms, and tho
teacher and children found lying about in
the debris bruised and bleeding. All tho
doctors from this city are on tho scone.
Many farm houses wore blown to pieces
ccar West Brooklyn.
at dixon, 111,.
Dixox, 111., Juno 21.—Paw Paw, a small
town in the eastern part of this oounty, was
struck by a cyclono yesterday afternoon.
Fifteen peoplo were killed and the town de-
stroyed. The wires are all down and tho
news whs brought in by a carrier over tho
country. A dispatch from the prosecuting
attorney aud coroner says tho nurnbor
killed is greater than first supposed. Great
damage was done at Mount Carroll, III.,
Tho rain fell in torrents and spring
branches becomo rivers, sweeping away
fences and everything in thoir path. Car"
-j-oll creek rose twenty-five feet in an hour
and carried away many horses aud cattle.
Tho loss to farmers caused by washouts
Will reach many thousands of dollars. Re-
ports from all over the country tell of dan-
ger and of great damage to crops, fcncing
the work of the tohxado.
mexdota, III., June 31.—Tho tornado
Which leveled a portion of Sublette, in Leo
county, uiuo mites north of here, yojtertlay,
created also great disaster in the country
east of the village, across tho county line of
Ijasallo county. At Sublette a dozen houses
Were blown to pieces and many hurt.
Thence the tornado rushed oast and com-
pletoly demolished the farm house of F. J.
fccbraitt, four of his children being injured
severely, also his hired man, Yal Reisers.
The farm came next and was also wrecked.
Adam Weber and Dan Miller lost their
hay barns, and Leonard Blass his entire
homestead. Phillip Schlesinger's hay barn
was blown to pieces. No one was soriously
Injured at these places.
Next camo the school-house with twenty-
five children in it, eighteen of whom were
injured. They had run from the school
right into tho jaws of tho storm and lay
bleeding around the field.
Geo. Palitsch's placo was destroyed and
his wife probably fatally hurt. Ouo of his
children died last night. Henry Areuat's
farm waB completely demolished and his
family have nothing left.
EAKLVIIXE, 111., June 21.—Later —The
rumor that Paw Paw was completely de-
stroyed and seventeen people killed is false,
no injury being done to persous or property
there. Tho storm camo from the south*
west, striking near Sublette and doing con-
siderable injury, passing just south of Paw
Paw, where it roso ubove tho ground and
did no further injury. The path of the
Storm was about forty rods wide and sever-.
Hi miles long. The damage is about 6100,000
DOWN AN EMBANKMENT.
Thirteen I'crsontt Seriously Injured In
Birmingham, Ala., Juno 21.—[Special]—
The rear coach of tho Anniston accommo-
dation on tho Georgia Pacific railroad, was
derailed five miles east of here and thirteen
people injured, as followed:
Miss Kate Mickle, Bessemer.
Miss Emma Beatty, Oxford, Ala.
Mrs. Thoa. Dickson Henry, Ellen, Ala.
Miss Laura Brown.
Mrs. J. A. Vance.
Mrs. S. M. Gross.
Mrs. Sawyer and five children.
Miss Cora Jernagin.
All are cut and bruised, some of them
*ery soverely. The car jumped the track
*nd *.vcnt over an embankment.
Red Jacket, Mich., Juno 21.—The Calu-
met and Hecla mine raised the wages of
miners 10 percent yesterday to avert a
threatened strike. Tho Osceola miners
struck, but went buck temporarily. At the
Tamarack the strikers have stopped all sur-
face work as well as underground, and there
are fears of violence if some understanding
is not arrived at soon.
Austin*, Tex., June 21.—The brick con-
tractors>nd builders of this city have agreed
to the bricklayers' proposition of eight
hours labor aa a day's work, with eight
hours pay. Mason laborers will have the
benefit of the abatement in hours without
abatement of pay.
Contributed to the Confederate Home.
Dallas, Tex., June 21.—The Texas Rail-
road and Traveling Men's association, by
H. S. Brewer, secretary, has received from
Henry E. Shelly, president of the board of
directors of the confederate homo at Aus-
tin, an acknowledgment for tho do-
nation of $1000 recently forwarded
by Mr. Brewer to Governor Ross.
The thanks Of Governor Ross and of the
managers of the homo to the contributors
come with the receipt.
The total clearings for the week ending
June 21 amount to $2,583,517 54, an increase
ever tho corresponding week of last year of
40 per cent.
An Old Traveler.
Cairo, 111., Jnno 21.—[Special]—A re-
markable family of old peoplo have been on
wharf boat No. 2 here since last evening,
waiting for a boat up tho Ohio. It
consists of an old man who claims
to be Hi years old, his son aged 65, his son's
Wife and several-children. Tho old man
say# he was born before tho reyoluionary
war, on Haw river, in Chatham county, N.
C., la 1775, and his name is Mark Cvok. He
is almott as active as his sou.
FACTS I'OR TEXAS FOLKS-
continued from fiust mgk.
ministration nnd Reed silvor suagestion.
It was a I'ightrough slap in tho face. When
this congress met it was a frequent
thing to hear of the abuse that repub-
lican senators were pouring out on IlHrri-
sou. Tho ri. son v. .is not that he differed
with them as to proper policies of govern-,
nient. He had no opportunity to
show at that time what lie de-
sired. Tho r|unrrel with him was becmno
he did not dis'ribnto spoils to suit them.
They wero anxious to hit him and they did
it. Next to tho silver bill, it is said tho
federal election law is most dear to him.
Will they be satisfied with the one blow?
They say not. They want to hit the bump-
tious Reed also. They want lo show hi'n
that they have not forgoUori hia treatment,
o« them when they have come to him on
occasions and naked that bills in which
they were interested should be taken up.
Ho ha1! wrltton in the magazines about tho
necessity for a federal election law. Who
knows that when his pet bill comes up be-
fore them they may conclude to kill two
birds, Harrison aud Reed, with one stone.
WAfiinwiTtrtJ, Juno 21.'—The house bill,
supplementary to the act of March 22, 1882,
in reference, to bigamy was taken up.
It prov'des that all funds or property
lately belonging to the Mormon church
shall be devoted to tho use and benefit of
common schools In that state. Huticr of-
fered an amendment devoting the funds to
tho endowment of institutions of learning
in Utah aud for that purpose turning
thorn over to tho general board of educn"<
tion of tho church of Jesus Christ of I,ot-
ter Day saints subject to thorules and regu-
tious to be approved of by the president of
the United States, aud not to bo used in
disseminating, teaching, upholding or prop-
agating the doctrine and practices of poly
gamy or plural marriages.
E imuuds opposed the amendment. Voor-
hoes intimated that tho senator from Ver-
mont was in too great a hurry to get at the
results of a litigation that whs Hot con-
cluded ".vith; that tho litigation was still
undecided in the supremo court of the
United States. Ho thought tint this was
not the proper time to decide whoro tho
fruits of tho litigation should go. Butler
also agreed that tho proposed legislation
was premature. A vote was taken on But-
ler's amendment, and, as no quorum voted,
Butler withdrew his amendment. Voor-
bees moved to postpone tho bill till the sec-
ond Tuesday in December next. By that
time, ho said, tho supremo court would
have reached a termination of the litigation
now pending. Edmunds ouposcd tho mo-
tion, and said that tho bill didn't touch or
ailed the property at all until after the su-
p/erne court had disposed of everybody's
rights, public and private. Voorhees' mo-
tion was not agreed to—yeas 20, nays 25.
The bill was then passed without di-
Mr. Morrow moved to proceed to considera-
tion of the senate iilll to establish an edu-
cational fund and applv tho proceeds of
public lands and receipts from certain land
grants of railroad companies to tho more
complete endowment and support of
colleges for the advancement of science and
industrial education. The motion was
agreed to and the bill was taken up. After
a long debate the bill w ent over without
Mr. Edmuuds offered an amendment to
tho sundry civil bill to pay to the widow of
Chief Justice Waito JS750, eqr.al to tho
balance of his salary for one year, and ap-
propriating *2500 for a tablet in tho
interior of too Washington monument
stating briefly tho history of the structure.
Tho followinK senate bill was placed on
the calendar: "To extend tho jurisdiction
of the supreme court of tho United States
to include judgments and decreeB of the
highest courts of tho Cherokee, Creek,
Seminole, Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes
of Indians respectively,
After a brief cxecutivo sossion the senate
Aflor tho reading aud approval of yester-
day's journal Bland of Missouri moved to
reconsider the vote by which tho yeas and
nays were order-.d upon McKinlev's motion
to table his (Mr. Bland's) appeal from the
decision of tno chair yesterday, declining
to entertain his motion to tako the silvc-r
bill from the speaker's table. Ho announced
that he desired to withdraw his appeal, bat
Mcliinley insisted on the vote, so Bland's
motion to reconsider was put and defeated
—90 to 12o. Tile regular order being de-
manded the speaker said tho Question had
been discussed yesterday as to the condition
of the silver bill, which bad been referred
by tho sneaker, and a record of which in
the jpiu'cal had not been concurred in by
the house had been said to have
been erased. The rules required
that such bills be referred, and a statement
to that effect should bo put in tho journal
and a record of tho statement was made
and the house saw fit not to permit it to bos
come a part of the journal. The chair was
of the opinion that tho bill should bo re-
ferred to tho committee on coinage from a
provision of tha rule that ail proposed legis-
lation must be referred to certain commits
tees. Under these circumstances and in
conformity with the rules the chair an-
nounced to the houcc that tho bill had been
referred, was now referred to thocommit-
tco on coinage, weights and measures. An
appeal could be taken if the house desired
to express its judgment upon the question.
Bland of Missouri immediately appealed
and proceeded to argue that the appropri-,
ating clause in the original liouso bill as it
camo from the senate was similar
in terms and purpose, and that tho
bill was not subject to reference to
the committee of tho whole. Besides
he held that the point was made too late.
Mr. Springer of Illinois declared that the
silve- bill was the only one which had been
subjected to this kind of treatment. Mr.
Peters of Kansas said that all general
appropriation bills took the same course.
Mr. Springer denied the statement and
challenged tho Rpeaker, or any ono else, to
produce a similar case. There was an at-
tempt to revolutionize the rules. The
rules themselves were revolutionary in con-
ception. Mr. Crisp of Georgia said that it
was evident that there was deliberate in-
tention to prevent a direct vote on this
question. Mr. Townsend of Colorado said
t:iat he had voted as he had because ho felt
that it was hia duty to his people to en-
deavor to get free coinage. The demone-
tization of silvor was an infamous crime
and his peoplo desired to reverse its ovii.
Mr. Morrow of California contonded in
opposition to the speaker's ruling
that tho bill wa3 on the speaker's
tablo and open for the disposition
of the house. Harmauu of Oregon said
that tho silver question was the issuo of an
election three weeks ago in his state. Ho
had agreed to support the republican state
platform, declaring in favor of free coin-
age. These were his sailing orders. Bars
fine of Nevada said that the members of
the silver producing states were mostly
new membeis and not trained parliamen-
tarians, but ho could read plain English,
and when the rules said that the bill must
bo considored in tho committee of the
whole, it did not say and did not mean it
was to go tho coinage committee. Perkins
of Kansas said that there was a purpose not
to secure free coinage but to force through
a measure that the president would bo
obliged to veto. Tho democratic party
would wreck tho business interests of the
country if in so doing they could advance
the interests of the democratic party, He
was a free coinage man [derisive laughter
on the democratic side] but he was not,
sent here to vote with the speaker when he
was wrong iwhen he was acting under tho
Henderson of Iowa in supporting the
speaker's position,said ho wanted silver leg-
islation. He did not care a suap for money
lenders of Wall street or great mine owners
of the west. He stood for the laborer and for
the farmer. The bill would come back
from the committee. Bland asked: "Will
this free coinage bill came back?"
Henderson—"I decline to yield." [Demo-
IUs bouse liili ffiil sej»e TTivU sucU iccoaj-
mendallons touching the senate amend
ments as the cominitteoraay determine.
Tho debate having closed, Mr. MeKinley
moved to table Mr. Bland's appeal from the
speaker's decision, sending the silver bill to
the coinage committee. The yeas and nays
were taken, resulting yeas 144, nays 117. So
tho appeal was laid on t ho table. Tho fol-
lowing republicans voted with tho demo-
crats on Mr. MclCitiloy's motion: Messrs.
Bar'ine, Connell, Dahaven, Hermann,
Kelly, Morrow, Townsend nnd Fuustan.
These democrats voted with the republicans
in f tvor of tho motion: Messrs. Buckalew,
Dutiphy, Fitch, Gci«:,euhtimer, Marsh, Mc-
Adoo, Mutchler, O'Neill of Massachusetts,
Quinn, Wiley and Stahlneoker. Tho fol-
lowing members recorded as absont or not
voting: Biggs, Mason, Hopkins, Husk, Si
Mr. MeKinley. upon tho announcenjont of
the vote said: "So the appeal is tabled and
the bill stands referred to tlio coinage com-
The house then adjourned. The clerk an-
nounced that the democratic caucus set for
to-night hud been postponed until Monday
GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS.
MR. pi.aike speaks.
New York, Juno 21.—[Special]—Tho Her-
ald prims a double leaded Washington spe-
cial, saying: "It happened that Secretary
Blaine had the opportunity of airing tha
views of the president Tuesday In three dif
forent ways—In bis letter to congress, in the
reply to tho telegram from tho millers' con-
vention at Minneapolis and in a speech bo-
fore the senate appropriation com mitcoe. Mr.
Blaine had the opportunity of repeating on
the some day in throo different ways the ob-
jections tho administration holds against
tho MeKinley bill. In tho written state-
ment intended for publication the secre-
tary necessarily was confined to the pro-
prieties of expression in vogue in official
life, in giving utterance to his views, but,"
continues tho Herald's special, "in the sen-
ate appronriation committee, it is said, ho
waived this restraint and delivered a lecture
on political economy to Mr. Allison of Iowa
that was not intended for tho eye or tho ear
of tho public. Reference wan made to this
last scene In these dispatches,"but according
to one of tho auditors, no account yet pub-
lished does the matter justice.
Tho question under consideration was tho
necessity for Increased appropriations in
completing tho record of the pan^Amerlcau
congress. Senator Halo of Maine, v, ho is
on tho committor, said something which
drew out Mr. Blaine, and he proceeded in
tho most impassioned manner nnd with
much of his old time fervor and eloquenco
to toll the committee what in his judgment
would bo tho effcct of the passage of the
MeKinley turiff bill.
The democratic member of the committee,
Mr. Blackburn, was delighted with the
tone of Blaine's view, and ho is reported to
have .said, "I wish you .wero not Sir. Secret
tary, nnd wero in this sanate to raise your
voice against this MeKinley bill."
Mr. Blaine said: "I wish so too. It is tho
most dangerous, if not the most infamous
measure that was over concocted by any
party. The one vote for this bill will wreck
tho republican party. If I we.'o in tho sen-
ate I would rather have my right arm torn
out of its socket than to vote for this bill."
Senator Allison with some feeling said:
"Yon are winking at Senator Black burn
across tho tablo and are just saying this to
Mr. Blaine said: "I was winking at Sen-
ator Blackburn because ho was winking at
me, but I say solemnly that the MeKinley
bill is an outrage and ought to be killed by
tho senate." Mr. Blaine then finished the
remarks he had outlined on tho importance
of tha appropriation and retired.
the scene exaggerated.
Washington, Juno 21.—Referring to the
published stories concerning tho soene in
the room of tho committee on appropria-
tions the other day, a gentleman who was
nresect said to night that the wholo otTair
had been greatly misapprehended.
Tho discussion which took placo was
not in relation to tho general schedules
of the MeKinley bill, but the feature which
Mr. Blaine condemned wn3 that of giving a
freo market in the United Stales to tho
products of sugar planters of the southern
contineut, and not asking in return freo
markets for the products of ot:r own farm-
ers where we can get them merely for the
asking. Mr. Biaino says corn would not
be selling in Nebraska for 18 cents a bushel
if the markets of Latiu America were open
to our products.
The president to-day appointed tho fol-
lowing commissioners at largo to the
world's fair at Chicago; Gaston Q. Alien
of New York in the placo of E. H. Atnmi-
down, declined, with Louis Fitzgerald of
New York as aiteruato and Wm. Lindsey of
Kentucky in the place of Samuel W. Iu-
man of Georgia, declined, with Pat J.
Welch of Georgia as alternate.
LATE HOUSTON LOCALS.
Sleeting of Citizens to Advertise tlic City-
Other Local News.
Houston. Tex., June 21.—This afternoon
theio was a meeting of tho general commit-
tee on preparing advertising statistics for
the city. Captain A. K. Taylor, chairman,
appointed H. F, McGregor and Thomas
Briugburst a committee on the design of
the book or pamphlet to bo prepared. He
also appointed a committee, A. S. Richard-
son, W. S. Sutton and Thos. Bringhurst,
to compile the statistics and facts to be
embraced iu tho document, and they wero
instructed to get their report ready at the
eariiest possible moment, that the mutter
may be put in shape as soon as practicable.
Sheriff Ellis to night received a telegram
from Sheriff! McCall of Bexar county, ask-
ing him to hold Jno.t Martin, under arrest
here now, to meet a charge against him in
that county. Sheriff Ellis has him in jail
and an officer will arrive hero to-morrow to
take chargeand return himto San Antonio.
Tho death of Mr. H. L. De Moss occurred
to-day at his residence, corner of McGowen
and San Jacinto streets. Tho funeral will
take place to-morrow afternoon at 8 o'clock.
He was an old citizen here.
The Higher Courts.
AUSTIN, Tex,, June 21.—In tho court of
The following cases were affirmed: Jones
vs. State, from Falls; Smith et al. vs Davis,
from El Paso; Hanly & Chance vs. State,
from Victoria; Stoley vs. McLaughlin, from
El Paso; Faugbt vs. Weathrington & Rob-
ertson, from Dallas; Rippey vs. State, from
Dismissed: Thompson vs. State, from
Reve.-sed and remanded: Graham vs.
State, from McLennan; Mason vs. State,
from Falls; Johnson vs. State, from Travis;
Blaukenship & Blake vs. Mooro Bros.,
from McLennan; Freibera, Klein & Co. vs.
Brunswick-Colleuder company, from .Tohu-
sou; Ingram vs. State, from Grayson; Lock-
hart vs State, from McCulloch,
Motion for rehearing overruled: Pur-
celly vs. State, from Fannin; Taunor vs.
State, from Sau Saba.
Tho Buried Miners.
Dunbar, Pa., June 21.—Four distinct sig-
nals of the engineer's bell were heard at the
mouth of the Bill Farm mine thit morning.
No one knows whether It was from the fall-
ing slate or some of the imprisoned miners
pulled the wire aB a signal. It is orobable
that falling slate caused the signal but
there Is a possibility that, the miners are
still alive and used this means as a signal.
Mr. Beth Worman said this morning; "I
have just come from the miue and wo havo
struck the solid coal, I have no doubt about
this. How long it will take us to get
through I don't know, I think wo may
reach the result to-morrow morning, but
I am not certain. You can rest assured we
feci better since we know where wo abso-
lutely are pad will push thingsjfor all it is
Fine Dress Suits, Prince Alberts, Silk and Satin-lined Cutaway
Suits now going at
- $15 50 CASH.
Cost price cuts no figure, livery suit must be sold. Call early.
E. S. LEVY & CO. S
CLOTHING- HOU3E, MARKET STREET.
POLITICS AiND PRIMARIES
JEFFERSON COUNTY RINGS OUT FOR
EaRtl'ind County Solid for Gov. Wlicfler
—Tho Toxhs Traveling Men Ar« Agutust
Umicrul Ho£k—Several Countleil Vig-
Beaumont, Tox., June 21.—The demo-
cratic primaries were held in this county to-
day. Jefferson county is anti-Hogg and
anti-commission. Tho resolutions as fol-
lows from tho primary of precinct No. 1,
the largest voting precinct in tho county,
indicates about what t he proceedings wero
in tho other precincts, to wit:
He it resolved by the democrats of pre-
cinct No. 1 in convention assembled, that
1. Wo favor a government of tho people,
bv tho people and for tho people, with equal
rights to all and exclusive emoluments or
privileges to none except in consideration
of public services rendered.
2. Wo favor tho maintenance in tact of
our governments, stato nnd federal, witli
three distinct department—legislative, ex*
ccutive and judicial—co-ordinate iu author-
ity nnd responsibility as directly as may
be to the people, the fource of all political
3. And hence wo are opposed to any nnd
all special election boards, railroad com-
missions or other politioal bureaus, with
special extraordinary powers outside the
proper limitations of our governments, re-
moved from diiect responsibility to tho
peoplo and their agents, nnd for the pur-
pose or with the probable result of tho
promotion of the interests of ouo class or
sot of individuals at the expense and by the
oppression of others.
4. We beliovo iu holding sacred tho
rights and dignity of the American citizen
bv leaving him free to do that which ho con-
ceives to be right uumoleoted, and by pre-
ventiug him from interfering with the hap-
piness and liberty of others.
5. And knowing Hon. Gustave Cook
of Harris county to bo an able aud honest
exponent and representative of these and
other fundamental principles of our repub-
lican form of government, wo unequivocal-
iy indorse him aud respectfully request our
county convention to instruct its delegation
to tho stato convention to vote for him as
first choico for governor of Texas.
0. That we favor tho renomination o£
Hon. Charles Stewart for cougress, and
that our delegates are so instructed.
A resolution was also passed by acclama*
tion instructing tor Mv. George C. O'Brien
for legislative representative from this, the
First ropresjntative district'
Iu the precinct primary of No. G there was
not a singio Hogg follower present, and in
precinct No. 1 ouly two.
Speeches opposing the commission wero
made by Georgo W. O'Urien, D. P. Wheat
and H. W. Greer, and iu fnvor of tho coins
mission by G. W. Tronchard.
r.\LO PINTO COUNTY.
Palo Pinto, Tex., Juno 21.—The demo-
cratic county convention met at tho court-
hot se this evening pursuant to call of the
county chairman. The convention was
called to order by M. L. Garrett, county
chairman. W. J. llolloway of Gordon was
made temporary secretary. Committees on
permanent organization, resolutions nnd a
basis of representation wore agreed upon.
The committee on permanont organization
reported M. L. Garrett as permanent,.ctmtr-
man and W. J. llolloway as permanent sec-
retary, which was adopted. The first blood
was drawn bythellogg men upon tho adop-
tion of the report of the committee on reso-
lutions indorsing Ilogg for governor.
The Wheeler men moved to substitute
the name of T. B. Wheeler for that of Hogg.
The substitute v as lost by a vote of 58 to
2(5. The Hogg men thereupon moved tho
adoption of the report of tho committee on
resolutions indorsing Hogg, which was
adopted by a vote of 60 to 24.
The convention then went into election
for delegates to tho different conventions to
meet hereafter, and the following were
elected as delegates: G. W. Slaughter, S.
E. Abies and G. C. Green, with J. L. Cun-
ningham, W. G. Hurt, Z. II. Collier as al-
The delegates to the congressional con-
vention wero instructed for Lanham for
congress. The delegates to the senatorial
and representative conventions go uani-
Jefferson, Tex., June 21.—Tho primary
election in Marion county for state and dis=
trictoflice.-sv/as held to-day, and sufficient
returns havo come in to insure instructions
for Hogg for governor, C. A. Culberson for
attorney-general, D. B. Culberson for con-
gress, John McCall for comptroller, W. H.
Baldwin for district attorney and T. D.
Rowell for floatorial representative. The
race for state treasurer between S. J. Mor-
ris, W. B. Wortham and H, McCulloch,
and the senatorial contest between L. A.
Whatley and W. W. Henderson is close,
and will require full returns to decide who
will get tho instructions.
PucosCity, Tex., June 21.—The Iieeves
county democratic oonvention met here to-
day. James E. Bowen aud J. C. Bayne
were elected delegates to the state conven-
tion and instructed to vote for Hogg for
governor, McCulloch for treasurer, McCall
For comptroller, and Moore for attornoy-
geueral as long as they wero before tho con-
vention. Dolegatos wero elected to tho sen-
atorial and representative conventions, aud
T. J. Heffner was elected chairman of tho
county executive committee.
Cisco, Tex., June 21.—The primary elec-
tion in this precinct to-day passed off har-
moniously. Dologates were appointed to
the county convention and instructed with-
out a dissontlng voice for Wheeler. Tho
course of C. U. Connelleo in the last legisla-
ture was indorsed. Governor Wheeler
spoko to n largo aud enthusiastic audience
this evening. His remarks wero very im-
pressive and at times loudly applauded.
INSTRUCTED FOR COOK.
kountze, Tex., Juue 21.—At a primary
convention held here to-day delogates to tho
county convention, wh'ch meets July II,
were instructed to vote for Judge Cook for
governor, Hon. Clias. Stewart'for congress,
Captain J. E. Anderson of Leon county for
stato superintendent of public instruction,
nnd W. W. Cruse, Esq., for representative.
The motion prevailed opposing a railroad
Graham, Tex., Juno 31.—The democratic
county convention met to-day and elected
delegates thf sials congressional and
floatorial convention. Tho'delegntes were
instructed for Hogg for governor nnd
Lanham for congress nnd A. It. McDonald
Youug county representative. Dr. J. W.
GallaLer was elected chairman of the ex-
no Hoggs among them.
Dai,las, Tex., Juno 21.—Colonel J. M.
Pettiurow of Dallas, for tho past two years
vice-presideut of the T. P. A. of Texas,
says of Geneaal Hogg: To-day I met on tho
train a Dallas commercial traveler who
told I10 mo bad come across three of tho
T. P. A. who said they were
going to vote for Ilogf, but
so far as I have seen £
huve yet to find the first traveling man who
says he is going to vote for him. The fuel-
ing of ths T. P. A. against Hogg originated
iu what they regarded its his unwarranted
assault upon them in the state supreme
court at Galveston and subsequently in tho
United States supremo court during the
trial of the cane of R, C. Stockton vs. the
State of Texas, involving tho constitution-
ality of tho drummers' tax."
Beltox, Tex., June 21.— The Hell county
democratic convention to-day instructed
for Hogg, Pentletcn nnd railroad commu-
nion; for Mills for concrross aud Sheltiy
Btranifo for floater and Robertson for repre-
Resolutions'were adopted indorsing Ross'
administration and tho course of senators
and representatives in congress. A resolu-
tion favoring primaries at voting each box
instead of in justice's precincts was adopted.
Dr. Taylor Hudson was elected chairman
of the democratic county executive com-
.Tr.FFERsoN, Tox., Juno 21.-Dr. A. G.
Clopton spoke to the Democratic club last
night in favor of Hogg nnd commission.
Mr. R. A. Loomis was called out after Dr.
Clopton and spoke for fifteen or twenty
minutes in favor of Hogg and commission.
The anti-Hogg peoplo are not hard to find,
but to-day's voto iu the primary election
settled the question that they are iu tho
Pittsburg, Tox., Juno 21.—Ex-Governor
Hubbard, candidate for congress from this
district, spoke to a large and enthusiastic
audience at the court house this afternoon.
At the close of his speech Colonel E. B.
Perkins of Greenville addressed the au-
dience in a very forcible argument against
Hogg and the commission.
Hii.lsboro, Tex., June 21.—Colonel W. E.
Hughosand Judge H. G. Robertson, both
of Dallas, spoke heie to-day in the opera-
house to a fair sizoct audience. The Hughes
tneu refused to divide time but posters
Tore isaued announcing th&t Robertson
would speak in reply to Hughes at the con-
clusion of the latter's speech.
Eastland, Tex., Juno 2'.—The primary
held here to-day instructed its dolegates
unanimously for Wheeler for governor and
Hon. C. U. Connelleo for representative.
Tho delegates wero also instructed for J.
M. Moore for attorney general.
Gaixesvillf, Tex., June 21.-
ocratic primary held in this
delogatos were appointed to
convention next Saturday to be held in
Gainesville. The convention unanimously
indorsed J. W. Bally for congress.
Montaoue, Tex., Juno 21.—Montague
precinct instructs for Hogg for governor,
Pendleton for lieutenant-governor, Sadler
for treasurer and McCall for comptroller
aud Baily for congress.
-At the dem-
mr. baisry's teist.
Dallas, Tex,, June 21.—Mr. Bryan T.
Barry, in charge of the Cook campaign, said
to The News man that he was sending out
circulars intended for democrats generally,
and of course specially for his friends, in
which he again calls attention to tho at-
tempt of persons who are not entitled to
participate iu democratic conventions, al-
ready made manifest, to dominate the con-
ventions of tno party, aad urging upon
thoso who believe in the purity of the or-
ganization to see to it that these parties do
not succeed. Mr. Barry's test is as follows:
_ "Resolved, that ho person shall be per-
mitted to participate in this convention
who refused to vote tho democratic ticket
at the last election and who will not pledge
himself to vote tho ticket at tho ensuing
election; nor shall any person be permitted
to participate who belongs to any secret,
oath-bound organization and who hab
promised to conform his political conduct
to the sentiments and control of such or-
Mr. Barry thinks that this resolution
should be iutroduced as a test inevery dem-
ocratic primary hold in the state, and if it
is not adopted and all persons who are not
qualified under it excluded the convention
should be held at the time by thoso demo-
crats who aro'n favor of the resolution in
the precincts sending delegates to the coun-
ty convention, and if the resolution Is not
indorsed by tho county conventions then
straight county conventions should also be
held and dolegates sent to tho state and all
To make tho matter more plain and
pointed, Mr. Barry contends that conven-
tions which will not adopt this test can not
bo said to represent tho democracy of the
precincts, and of course as the county, dis-
trict and state conventions are simply com-
posed of delegates appointed by and from
tho primaries, the whole convention system
of the state would bo contaminated and
could not be said to represent the democ-
Mr. Barry says that the first part of this
resolution has been adopted for sevoral
years in many counties in the stato and is
well known, aud the last part of it, referring
to secret organizations, is clearly justified
by the action of the state convention at Gal-
veston in 1S8B iu excluding delegates ap-
pointed from Cooko county and seating the
Mr. Barry reported that he soon will bo
in possession of a supply of good literature
showing the issue in full which he would
supply to inquirers.
Mr. F. M. Etliridgo of Corstcana has been
appointed chnirman of the Cook forces in
The News reporter met Mr. J. R. Ziegler
of Donton .In Mr. Barry's office and in re-
ply to inquiries Mr. Ziegler stated that the
anti-commission party in bis part of the
state were not organized, but were fast bo-
coming so and represented a fair divide.
Among that party were a large number of
sincere, honest and intelligent men nnd
they were working up tho matter the best
they could and gettiug a good start. Ha
believed that Cook's forces would be in th»
[No matter Hccoptoil lor this column that 'loos
not bear tho signature of i\ niouil/fcr of tho
islierilfs1 ut-socifttion of Texas,]
Navasoto. Tox., June, 21. —TStrayed
or stolen from a pasture near An-
derson: Ouo light bay mare 4 years
old, star iu face, about fifteen hands high,
some white about the hind feet; also a dark
bay mure 3 years old, about 14Jtf hands
high, star iu the face, ouo hind foot white.
A liberal reward will be paid for recovery
of tho horses or information leading to
their recovery. Address I. S. Myro,
PlantersvUlo, Tex., or W. T. Neblett,
deputy sherill, Anderson, Grimes county.
Hempstead, Tex., Juno 21.—Ten dollars
for thief and horse, or $5 for either. Stolen
from barbecue grounds on the 19th at
Hempstead, one black horse, no white ex-
cept around one hind hoof, about 14l£ hands
high, mane frosh reached, 7 yours old,
in good fix, fine saddle horse, small saddla
marks on back; branded on left hip U V,
and couater bramle'l U V, and branded oa
left shoulder N II. K. Ii. Faulkner,
Gonzales, Tex., Juno 21.—Stolen at Gon-
zales on June 17, one sorrel horse, about 14
hands high, white spot in face, branded
S diamond 3, the S and diamond connected,
on left thigh. W. E. Jones, sheriff.
An Ontraeo that Merits the Utmost Con'
diminution—Au Ugly Affair.
Tf.mple, Tex., Juno 21.—Jim Williams, a
colored man living in the vicinity of Elm
creelt, was brought into towu to-night
about 10 o'clock securely tied to a buggy,
with several very ugly gashes around his
mouth and neck inffictod with a knife.
Particulars as to how this affair took piaco
or who did the cutting are not known. Af-
ter arriving in town the party bringing la
tho negro escaped and there is no clow to
who he is. Dr. Hawkes was immediately
Fum1noae.1l nnd tli0 wounded maa given
proper uttention and will recover.
Politics in the Territory:.
PurceLL, I. T., June21.—A private tele*
gram received to-day from Washington
announces the decision of the commissioner
of Indian affairs to tb:e effect that the
disfranchised citizensof the Choctaw nation
shall vote in the noxt general election, to
bo he'd the second Wednesday in August
next. Tho disfranchised citizens and mem-
bers of the progressive party are rejoicing
greatly over their victory.
The progressives are planning a red hot
campaign. The executive committee has
ordered conventions to bo held in each
county 011 July 7, to put out a full county
ticket and to also elect delegates to the
national convention which will be hold at
Purcoll, July 12, to nominate candidates for
governor and attorney general.
A Cotton Mill for Waco.
Waco, Tex., June 21.—The exact text ot
the resolution adopted by tho Boston visit-
ors, after expressing a belief that a cotton
mill here would be a superior investment,
Resolved, that if tho citizens of Waco
will take the necessary steps to procure a
legal charter and proceed to secure one-
half or moro of tho necessary stock for a
cotton mill, we will use our best endeavors
to secure subscriptions to the capital stock
not taken by the citizens'of Waco.
A £250,000 or $300,000 mill is contems
Ho May Recover.
Sherman, Tex., June 21.—There Is no
change inthe condition of Tom Burnett, the
youug man wounded by Chief of Police
Blniniiight before last, except that he spent
a vory restless night. Attending physicians,
hoivever, say that the young man has a vory
hardy and robust constitution and that he
has a feood show.
A Orucial Test.
Deacon Goodenough—What do you think
of our new pastor?
Tribulation Jones—I helped nim take
down his stove yesterday and I never heard
him use asingletiuss word.
Deacon Goodenough—Let's try him with
a fountain pen. [Bostonian.
A Good Thing to Cultivate These Days.
Miss Fiancee—Do you get any time t»
practice now, Lena?
Mrs. Younghusband—O, yes; plenty of it.
Miss Fiancee— Iudeeti! I am surprised.
What are vou practiciue?
Mrs. Younghusbaml — Strict economy.
[Burlington Free Press.
NEW YORK SPECIAL REPORT.
New York, June 21—Loans incieased $103,v
000; specie decreased ®88'J,000; legals decreased
$31'5,0OO; deposits decreased $170,000; rrservo do- '
creased S.^tXlO; the banks have
Money closed at. 4; time money active at S for
sixty to ninety days; commercial paper moro
plentiful. Open discounts at Berlin advanced
The treasury has referred to the at tor no y-
general tho question of charging a yremium on
Loudon advices represent tho import and es-
cort trade in India thrown into much confusion
bv tho American silver excitement.
'Sterling dull. Rrown reduced rates J^c.
Bonds dull; Atchison lours, S7J4; Kansas and
Texas fours, MO)/; seconds,
Sugar trust was knocked down 7 points, hut
other stocks retused to sympathize. Atchison,
Cotton declined on Liverpool and manipula-
tion. Tho Chronicle reports the crop very fa-
UrauulatsJ sugar at Philadelphia, G%c. June
cotree aavancod 10 points; July 5 points.
Wool is practically unchanged, but tlenirahlo
lots command full prices; o'liefly direct shin-
men's to manufacturers. Sales, 00,000 pounds
Texas spring at 17@21c, Boston shows a wait-
ing market without positive change in prices.
Sales, 175.000 pounds spring Texas at 18@l!lc.
It. V. Gaston and W. t>. ticharif or Dallas aro
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