The Ferris Wheel, Volume 6, Number 35, Saturday, May 13, 1899 Page: 2 of 8
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.-* ,' ' * * Senate, : d* Ouae.
- On option of Ati the senate ibpt'
'::- .-i,:7 *'* eo __ '; .,.~ed the free conference committee ie*'Ai
K EZZEILL, Ptroprieto.. -- 'port on Lloyd's bill exempting physiiElnRI&
': -- TEXA- clans and surgeons from the payment
;_____________ _____ _______ . l .'of occupation tax. The report recox,'-
- :::*;' " *........mends that the house recede from: its
;PASTURE AND FARM.n b
ASTURE AND. . - ' amendment exempting lawyers from
Stock in the Beeville section is far* . 'uc.h tx
Ing well. The house bill by Bailey placing the
state reformatory under the -direction
Tyler is shipping strawberries nort'o ^ governor and the state board of
in carload lots.
-penitentiary commissioners was pass:The
recent panhandle rains hav~eed finally under a suspension of the
greatly, benefited wheat. rules.
J. F. Ray delivered at Pettus 600 2- Yantis secured the final passsage of
year-olds to J. H. Gage of Hico. the house bill amending the Waco city
The spring wool shearing is now it charter.
full blast on many western ranches. The free conference committee report
on the bill by Goss providing for
The Santa Fe shipped by way of the saleof detached and isolated cPurcell
last month 5384 cars of cattle
north. tions of the school lands situated in
certain counties was adopted. The re,
Cotton ch ppers wl s ,r, fie , xi ed
Cotton oh ppers p s "r. be a edPort recommends that the house rein
the fields of sev.lal south Texas cede from its amendment. ,:
counties. On motion of Goss the senate adoptMany
sheep have recently been ed the free conference committee re.drawn
into the Eddy, N. M., district t( port on his bill ,allowing fees to counfeed
on alfalfa. 'l ;ty treasurers for receiving and disIt
is said there are between 50,00 bursting the school fund.
and 60,000 head of catte in the Ponca The senate resumed consideration of
and Otoe reservations. M . the Grubbs industrial school bill, and
the Terrell amendment t locate the
Llano county stockman say the rain
has benefited the grass so much that said school as an adjunct 'of the agricultural
and mechanical college was
cattle are improving every day.
Commission Merchant O'Rielly deliv-d
ered to A. P. Rachal at Beeville 360 nays.
Atlee secured the adoption of O.n
cows, which were shipped to the Terriamendment
providing that no debt
story. shall be incurred for any buildings or
Farmers about Rancho are very sha be made therefor.
busy now planting' cotton and plowing errell secured the adoption of an
corn. The late rains ha-e made ever;, amendment providing that Senator J.
thing look prosperous. B. Dibrell, Representatives L. D. LilLen
Jeter and Jule Leisering sold lard and V. W. Grubbs be a committee
and delivered to Allen Dugot in Re-to select the location for the said
fugio county, 45 cows at $20 per head,
the first of the week.
Capt. P. H. Thrash of Granbury. sold
ten Hereford bull calves to Otho H.
Houston of Stephenville at $30 each,
the calves to be delivered in the fall.
D. C. Cogdell of Granbury sold twelve
high-grade Durham bulls to 0. H.
Houston for his Erath county ranch,
at $40 each, the cattle to be delivered
The Gardeners' and Fruit Grow ers'
association of Northeast Texas met at
Texarkana and decided to order 12,000
ooxes, in which' to ship the berry and
W. H. Featherston received at his
Sanborn pasture, Riverland, 1000 yearling
steers bought of Harry Halsell,
near Henrietta. They are a good and
Merchant Parramore sold 1000 heifer
calves to Kansas City parties to be
shipped from the San Simon ranch in
Arizona, at $15. The transaction was
conducted by wire.
C. H. Heard of Refugio county sold
to the Mexican government 39 young
mules at $25 per head and a pair of
work mules for $125. The mules were
delivered at Beeville.
M. A. Nations sold to J. N. Brooker
of Temple the L. C. Ranch, comprising
55,000 acres of land and about 25,000
head of mixed cattle. The transaction
-will foot up about $125,000.
A Mexican plowing at Floresville for
Conrad Lux steerd the plow horse
Into a 40-foot well. It was consido;f.d
impossible to get the horse out and
he was shot and the well filled uO,
Messrs. W. M. Blanks, John Cardyell
and John T. Storey of Lockheart
shipped six cars of fat beeves from
that place to the Chicago market. They
were accompanied by Messrs. It. E.
Hill, Tom Connolly and Johnnie Card,well.
Farmers around Burnet are now uneasy'
about the corn crop for this year.
They say their early planting was killed
by the cold spell, and they fear the
replanted crop will not have time to
mature before the summer drouth sets
The first shipment of strawberries
this season from Lindale, Smith
county, contained 550 six-gallon crates,
packed in a refrigerator car and consigned
to Cleveland, 0. The same day
250 crates were shipped by express.
A favorable floor report by judiciary
committee No. 1 was wrade cn Grinnan's
bill amending the Dallas city
charter by providing that the police
commissioners shall be appointed by
the sheriff with the consent of the
commissioners' court of Dallas county.
On motion of Miller this bill was immediately
referred back to the committee
in order that he (Miller) might
be heard in opposition to the bill.
Morris secured the consideration of
the house bill providing for the election
or abolishment of the office of the
public weigher injustice precincts upon
application of a majority of the
qualified voters of such justice precincts.
The bill passed finally.
The senate again resumed cons'd-ration
of the Grubbs bill.
Sebastian secured the adoption of an
amendment limiting the residence to
Texas of the three ladies who are to be
Lloyd moved to reconsider the vote
by which the amenrment by Terrell
was lost locating the industrial school
at College station as an adjunct of the
argrisultural and mechanical college
Motion to reconsider prevailed gnad
In the house the appropriation bill
Paris, Tex., May 11.-Yesterday PresIdent
Turner announced that the twenty-fourth
convention of the State Firemen's
association was in session, and
he introduced Rev. Chas. Manton, who
made a prayer of thankfulness for past
mercies and of intercession for future
Mayor Gibbons was then introduced
and made an address of welcome to
the delegates on behalf of the city
Mr. Gibbons was followed by Hon.
Frank Lee, who added to his words
of welcome some graceful praise for,
volunteers in all causes, and especially
in such a cause as that for which
firemen were banded.
Dr. Turner then responded on behalf
of the firemen.
Business was then transacted.
Denison, Tex., May 11.-The exercises
attending the formal welcoming
I to the city of the State Woman's Chri.s
L. C. Wall of Scarbrough & Wall, tian Temperance union were held at
who are feeding cattle at Corsicana, the First Methodist church, and were
Whipped out nine carloads of fat bull witnessed by a large and appreciative
over the Texas Central, Midland and audience.
Frisco lines. Three loads of the cat- The devotional exercises, which pretle
go to St. Louis and six to Kansa. ceded the welcoming addresses, began
(City . } at 7:30 o'clock and were conducted by
Frank Justice and Harvey Dorrit ' the president of the first district, Mrs.
went out on a bird hunt in Bell county Catherine Schureman City Attorney
,a few days ago and in a pasture, nea, Cummins welcomed the delegates.
Belton, they found a huge drove of
chicken hawks congregated, about 400 killed at Beaumont, Tex., by : de-l
they think. They killed twenty ofat the charge of his gun as he was t
Imiltry yards' foes. over a fence.
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e Covv '" e r.tI% ano.a
.nati,', diticnaElnaotari~ Tboc ania
presei.ting^ 1t names'-o*f'of :'n. A.;.
Williams of cotn county ' .udge
of the supreme, court, vice Ieroy0 G.
Denman- resigned; Charles H Rogan
of Brownwood as commissioner of the
general land office, vice George W.
Finger, deceased, and Osecar Reynaud
as clerk of the criminal court of Harris
county. V i
Anti-trust bill came up.
Patterson offered an amendment to
the amendment making the penalties
the same as prescribed in the Davidson
The Greer substitute and Patterson's
amendment were tabled by a vote of
11 to 7.
Miller secured the adoption of an
amendment providing for the suspension
of the constitutional rule.
Grinnan introduced an amendment
which Incorporates more thoroughly
the extra-territorial feature. Lostyeas
8, nays 12. '
Atlee offered an 'amendment to the
affidavit providing that the corporation
j making the affidavit has not entered
into any conspiracy, defined in section
2 of this act, to form or secure a
trust or monopoly in restraint of
trade; that it has not been and is not
now a monopoly by reason of any conduct
on its part which would constitute
it a monopoly under the provisions
of section 8 of this act, and is
not the owner or lessee of a patent
to any machinery, intended, used or
designed for manufacturing any raw
material or preparing the same for
market by any wrapping, baling or
other process, and while leasing, renting
or operating the same refuses or
fails to put the same on the market for
sale; that it has not issued and does
not own any trust certificates and has
has not for any corporation or any
agent, officer or employe thereof, or
for the directors or stockholders thereof
entered into and is not now in any
combination, contract or agreement
with any person or' persons, corporation
or corporations, or with the stockholders,
directors or any officer, agent
or employe or any corporation or corporations,
the purpose or effect of
which combination, contract or agreement
would be a conspiracy to defraud
as defined in article 1 of this act ,or
to create a monopoly as defined in sections
2 and 3 of this act.
The amendment was adopted.
Hanger offered an amendment adding
an additional section, which reads:
"The following corporations, copartnerships,
firms or individuals are adjudged
a monopoly and subject to all
the pains and penalties provided In
"Every corporation, copartnership,
firm or individual which may gather
items of news or press dispatches for
sale to newspapers and which shall refuse
to sell said items of news or press
dispatches to more than one newspaper
to a stated number of inhabitants
in any city, town or subdivision of the
state of Texas or within a certain radius
of territory; every association of
newspapers formed for the 'purpose of
exchanging items of news and press
dispatches which may require of its
members under pair' of forfeiting their
membership that they do not sell to
or exchange with newspapers not
members of said association any news
item or press dispatch." Bill passed.
House worked on appropriation bill.
San Antonio, Tex., May 10.-The
Texas Bankers' association is holding
its fifteenth annual convention here.
Vice President Gco. E. Webb called
the convention to order. Rev. R. M.
Hall offered prayer.
Mr. J. N. Brown of the Alamo National
bank read a note from Mayor
Hicks, which stated that owing to official
business he would be unable to
deliver the address of welcome. The
mayor in his communication assured
the bankers that they had the hearty
welcome of the citizens and the freedom
of San Antonio. C. A. Levi welcomed
Dallas, Tex., May 10.-The annual
convocation of the Episcopal diocese
of Dallas was opened yesterday morning
with religious services at St. Matthew's
cathedral, clergy and lay delegates
from all over the diocese attending.
Rev. George S. Gibbs of Gainesville
preached the sermbon.
The first business session was held
In St. Matthew's hall, Rt-. :itey. A. ,I
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Gillespie of this county,' whogerother, cl Iei[igs a good plan, ; : -.:'X/
is ~as , in the Phlippines, is' .inl: china's Powerful ,ird,
reeet 'of a smallnbaxof souvenirs from There is a dreadful swqrd, in 'Chin~
that antipodal land which the soldier It gives to the holder power to -ut o:
brother gathered there. Among them the head of any one he wishes with
*is a a hak-^. --f ^h p wi I.. punishment. All people flee from thiuP
-is a hank of "nemp which is as white as sword as stomach- ills flee before thec
-snow, a copper coin of the islands, a approach of Hostetter's Stomach Bit-.
centavo, a Mauser cartridge with a ters. This famous remedy cures ali
stete ball and a number of curiously- forms of stomach troubles.
shaped sea shells. There was also a Summer trips wil be the next thing:
Small muantitv of Philinnpine cotton in order. ' f
unginned, which the soldier writes was
gahtered from a stalk eight feet high
and as thick as a man's knee. The
cotton looks pretty much the same as
the Texas staple to the uninitiated, except
it does not'cling to the seed so
tenaciously, and the seed are double.
Mr. Gillespie will plant the seed he
secured from lint sent him and see
what they will do in Texas soiL
Galveston, Tex., May 8.-Although
April is usually a dull month in immigration
in Galveston, yet the port holds
her own with the showing of eightytwo
arrivals the past month. There
were 16 different races represented in
these arrivals, viz.: German 9, Austrian
3, Dutch 2, Bohemian and Moravian
17, Croatian and Slavonian 9,
Hebrew 4, Maygar 1, Polish 3, Russian
29, Servian 1, Total amount of money
brought $1168. Six over 14 years old
could neither read nor write. There
were 17 Protestants, 28 Roman Satholics,
33 Greek Catholics and 4 Hebrews
as to religion. One immigrant
went to Arkansas, 8 to California, 18
to Colorado, 1 to Minnesota, 9 to
Oklahoma and 41 to Texas.
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Galveston, Tex., May 8.-So far as
the Eureka Banana company is concerned
the banana importation business
at this port is closed. It is not yet
known what the trust will do. The
Iberia sailed Saturday evening for Bocas
del Toro and from there will take a
cargo of fruit to Mobile, having teen
taken out of this service by the trust.
The $2000 fine imposed on the Iberia
by the customs officials for carrying
passengers without a license was paid
Saturday and the final determination
of the case rests with the authorities
Texarkana, Tex., May 8.-Mr. Thos.
S. Meador, electrician for the electric
light company in this city, received
word from his sister, Mrs. J. F. Marshall,
of Dexter, Cooke county, Texas,
that $8000 was awating him iit the
bank at that place. Meador left his
home twenty-four years ago and since
rten his family have searched for him
far and wide, locating him at this
place a few days ago through the medium
of an advertisement. After Meador
left home his father died and his
wealth, amounting to $40,000, was distributed
equally between five children.
Nacogdoches, Tex., May 8-There are
two noted petroleum localities in this
county, abot fifteen miles east of here
from which thousands of barrels of oil
have been marketed. But they have
never been well worked or developed.
In a slow way they are both yielding
oil now. One is known as Oil springs,
the other as the Skillern wells. The
oil is hauled here on wagons, three to
six barrels at a load. A contract has
just been let to haul 1000 barrels.
Many people believe these fields to be
very rich. The lands are rated very
El Paso, Tex., May 8.-Dr. J. 0.
Cobbb, passed assistant surgeon of the
marine hospital service, in command
at Fort Stanton, where the government
marine hospital for consumptives
will be located, is now in the cty.
The buldings at Fort Stanton are
considerably in need of repairs and advertisements
will be made at once for
bids to do the work.
Accommodations will be prepared at
Fort Stanton for 600 patients and an
entirely new method for the treatment
of consumptives there will be adopted
by the government.
Arm Torn Off.
Rosebud, Tex., May 8.-Little Tommie,
the 6-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Terry, living about eight miles
west of here near Ocker, while trying
to get a string to wind around the gin
shaft Saturday evening got his hand
tangled in the string, winding his arm
around the shaft. The arm was jerked
entirely off right at the shoulder,
'throwing the arm about twenty feet
in one 'direction and the child another.
t is thought the child may recover.
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