The Jacksboro News (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 9, 1905 Page: 2 of 8
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THE jacksboro news JAPS REPULSE A RUSSIAN ATTACK
OPERATIONS ARE NOW IN SUSPENSE
TOM M. MARK8, Publisher.
NEWS IN NUTSHELLS.
A shipment of $1,000 worth cS
Bell County eggs was made to New
York by a Temple firm.
The Pleasant Grove school, i3
Navarro county is now closed fol
the second time on account ol
John P. Rocefeller offers $35,'
000 to Mississippi College, provided
the Baptists of that State give
Tokio, Fob, 0.—There was a num-
ber of serious skirmishes along the
Shakhe and llun Rivers Friday
night and Saturday. The Russians
shelled portions of the Japanese
lines Friday night and small bands
of Russians attacked Waitao and
the Titi Mountains and places in
those vicinities. Reports received
from Japanese Manchurian head-
quarters say that all the attacks
Friday afternoon the Russian bat-
teries stationed at I.ipchientun and
By a Yot* of 45 to 10 the Assem-1 Wampao Mountain, north of the
bly of California has passed a bil' j Shakhe River, and at^thcr places,
when the report of the attack was
Three hundred Russian cavalry
with three guns occupied Songchin,
on Plaksin Bay, Northeastern Ko-
rea, January 24, but abandoned the
town January 28 and retired north-
MORE TROUBLE IN POLAND.
St. Petersburg, Feb. G.—Accord-
ing to Gen. Kuropatkin’s late re-
ports, which indicate the wounding
of u third Russian General, Dom-
bowski, tlie operations at Sandiapu
and the lighting at Shakhe have
been momentarily suspended. The
ceding the Yosemlte Yallcv to the i shelled the Japanese positions. Sat-'.Russians successfully repulsed the
general Government. j urday morning 600 cavalry, compris attack of the Japanese eastward
Henri German, president of th( j !"* »no for. o, and Iwo cohipanics of
board of directors of credit l,v„„.!'"'“nlrv ami one bat cry of another
.iso, of Paris, died at d o’clock
Poll taxes paid in the city of Pal-
on the right hank of the Hun River.
The Russians appeared to have re-
Thc Japanese garrison at
las aggregate 6,000^ end these m itse was defending the place
the county number 4,8u0. The ex-
emptions number about 2,400.
The International and Groat
Northern Railway has decided to
with heavy loss.
The cold is still intense, there be-
ing 24 degrees of frost. There arc
indications that the Japanese arc
preparing to break the inactivity on
their own account as soon as the
CRISIS IN THE STRIKE IS NOW ON-
Lodz, Feb. fi.—The situat ion here
build a spur from Houston to the;. , ... \ , „ /•
Humble oil fields, a distance of nine! haf, 1' ' . .! ” , ^
will be decided to-dav whether the
conflict shall end or the strike oon-
Swift & Co. are arranging to havcjtinuo. The employers met on Sur>
ereeted at their Fort Worth plant, day and decided to reopen all their
a large building for fertilizer and factories on Monday, when men re-
ice. As yet no definite plans liavo
been agreed on.
porting for work will he re-engaged
and the remainder discharged. A
The Cleburne Country Club hasl^go number of workmen are re-
purchased on 80-aere tract of ]andiPoset^ t0 resume, but the malcon-
four miles west of that city and will ten!* " dl employ coercion,
erect a fine club house and improve i ^ nominally appointed (loveru-
the grounds at once.
Mrs. F. Zell, an aged German
woman was found dead in bed at
Sherman and the coroner retnrned
a verdict to the effect that death
was due to natural causes.
At a meeting of the State depart-
ment of the G. A. R. at Dallas a few
days since that city was selected as
the next meeting place of that body,
at a time yet to be selected.
* Dav Dunning, lt^ad of the wreck-
ed Citizens’ Bank of Mount Ayr,
Iowa, was found guilty by a jury of
fraudulent banking. The jury was
out seven and one-half hours.
The Modern Order of Praetorians
are perfecting details of plans for
or General Arcimovitch is giving
the closest attention to the situa-
tion. In the course of an interview
with the Associated Press this after-
noon the Governor General said
that to-dav will be the critical test.
If the strikers resumed, he said, the
strike will be broken. Being asked
whether he considered the strike ap-
peal movement, the Governor Gen-
“Yes and no. It is a labor move-
ment, but the strikers’ specific de-
mands wore suggested by political
agitators, many of whom were for-
Ho expressed himself as being
confident that order will be main-
tained, though the authorities are
handicapped by the insufficiency of
the erection of a new building for the police force, which numbers
home offices in Dallas. The propos-
ed building will cost about $85,000.
Arkansas’ latest law on trusts
prohibits the sale of any article
made by any trust or combine in
that State. The same Jaw is made
applicable to insurance companies.
only 300. The Governor General
says lie was averse to using soldiers,
who made bad police.
Anyone arriving at Lodz yester-
day could have no doubt of the se-
riousness'of the situation. For u
mile outside the town soldiers with
Serious Troubles Follow Great La-
Warsaw, Feb. 4.—-Serious disor-
der broke out yesterday at Lodz,
where 25,000 men are striking.
Some of the employes of a lace tac-
tory attempted to return to work
and the remainder forcibly prevent-
ed them. A strong military patrol
was summoned and gred at the
strikers, who replied with revolvers.
It is reported over the telephone
that the firing was continued at 1
o'clock in the afternoon.
Strikes were started yesterday
morning in the coal districts ot
Dombrowa and Sosnovice.
According to the best information
obtainable the official list of the
killed during the disturbance here
contains over three hundred names,
in addition to many unidentified
bodies lying at the receiving valuta
in the cemetery. 1
A group of soldiers outside a
liquor store Thursday night fired on
passers-by without warning, killed
a shop keeper and wounded another
A strike was started yesterday
morning in the coal districts of
Dombrowa and Sosnovice. It is
feared that they will have a serious
effect on the industrial situation
Good Roads in Grayson County.
Sherman: The visit of the good
roads special will not be all the ben-
efit the interest the National Good
Roads Association is showing in
Texas will prove so far as Grayson
county is concerned. President R.
E. Smith, president of the Grayson
County Good Roads Association,
will at once communicate with his
board of vice presidents relative, to
their culling meetings and forming
a leg and a number of passengers m, Warsaw> Lo(lz alul other
were hurt 1 r
The Chicago ...hniicd the fas, "AmM
Rock Island train lor Chicago, w ith ^ ^ digtrietg#
the private car of J. O. Crockett,
the general superintendent, was
wrecked two miles west of Winston,
Mo., last night'. B. Bauman, Mr.
Crockett’s stenographer, and James
Butler, the porter of the private car,
were both injured, but it is impossi-
ble to learn to what extent. Mr.
Crockett’s stenographer’ and James
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific
passenger train No. G, eastbound,
was wrecked two miles west of Leb-
anon, Kan., yesterday. Running
forty-five miles an hour, the engine
left the track and the full train of
eight cars followed. One ear turned
over, but no one was dangerously in-
jured. Twelve persons were slight-
Dr. Benjamin Spencer Dead.
Garland: Dr. Benjamin Spencer
died at his home in Garland Thurs-
day night at 9:15. He was one of
the oldest Cumberland Presbyteri-
an preachers in the State, and was
well known throughout the Texas
synod. Dr. Spencer was horn April
4, 182G, near Jackson, Tenn. He
professed religion in 1844 in North-
west Arkansas and joined the Cum-
berland Presbyterian Church, lie
came to Texas in 1847.
Oh Thursday aeveral horses fell |te>d l“-r?ncts S“*"W t,ll° >ine'. IfY
ontheieystreesofDa'as oneofjjn’,,^ rtl"tion itgetfbhere»-a.s a
v/lucli broke a leg au.l had to be | ...... forec. 0„ the trains
shot. J he police refused to allow. . r ■ ,, , . ,
, ., arriving no one was allowed to leave
smooth shod horses to pass on the .i
3 , . , 1 until officers and police had passed
down town streets. i • • n
every passenger in review. One
Joe Bryant, a conductor on the young man in my carriage evidently
Texas and New Orleans Railway, excited suspicion for, after rapid ex-
was shot by his wife on the streets 1 animation by the police, he was tak-
of Dallas Thursday. Two balls ] on into custody. He was probably
There is no improvement discern-
ible in the labor situation in Poland.
At the center of the iron and cotton
industries 40,000 men are on strike,
with the accompaniment of street
parades an intimidation. of those
workmen who have not struck. The
disturbances at Lodz where a volley
from the soldiers killed two and
wounded two have not boon renew-
A railway station near Sosnovice
was destroyed and traffic interrupt-
ed by strikers.
In Warsaw the workmen in forty-
two sugar manufaetries have struck.
Maxim Gorky will lie put on trial
on political charges, but whether be-
fore a civil of military court has not
The Assembly of the Nobility of
the Province of Moscow has voted
to memorialize the throne for an
elective ligislative body.
Gov. Gen. Trepoff regards the sit-
uation in St. Petersburg as verysat-
Ill health is assigned as the rea-
son for the retirement of Lieut.
Gen. Grippenberg from the com-
mand of the second army of Man-
churia. His successor is Lieut, Gen.
Myloff, a veteran of the Turkish
took effect in Bryant’s back. 'Hie
beginning of the trouble dates back
an agitator from Warsaw.
Passenger Train Jumps the Track.
Kansas City, Mo., Feb. G.—Three
, In the Throes of Winter.
Atlanta, Ga.: Never before in the
history of Atlanta has the Ice King
held such a grip on the city as ho
had Sunday. Traffic is completely
at a standstill, the street car service
closing down at nightfall. The en-
lire electric light service except: „an|(
tnat in the immediate center of the i , , ,, - P..t.
Ex-Bankers Are Indicted.
Granger: W. W. McDaniel and
It. McDaniel, formerly president
and cashier of the First National
city, is dead.
it. has either been sleeting or j
raining since Friday afternoon, a
heavy rain falling and freezing as it
fell this afternoon. Tonight three
inches of solid ice covers the streets.
The telephone and telegraph service
is badly crippled. Every wire be-
tween here and New Orleans is
down. An unusual sight for Sun-
day was the operation of coal and
wood wagons to alleviate suffering.
'The damage will amount to many
thousands of dollars. Many aeci-
cd by the Federal Grand Jury now
in session at Austin, and each held
in $10,000 bond, which was furnish-
ed. They arc charged with false en-
tries on the books of the bank and
falsifying reports tc the Treasury
Wholesale blackmail by the po-
lice of Warsaw is alleged by the cor- j Rock lsland passenger train aeci-
respondent in that city of the Daily , dents were reported last night. The
Mail, who asserts that respectable j California .and Mexico fast mail
eitr:cns are stopped in the streets ; from Chicago went into the ditch
at night and arrested unless they 1 two miles cast of Cameron, Mo. Con-
give the officers money. doctor Marvin suffered a fracture of j dents have been reported.
While E. C. Jordan and W. A.
Conlee. two prominent citizens of j Texan Killed by Electricity.
Cornhill, wore out on the Lee farm 1 Tulleride, Colo.: During a snow
Jordan accidentally discharged a , l1(*re Tyrie Sneed Collard, son
double-barrel shotgun. The con- j Bev. J. II. Collard of El Pa^o,
tents severed jugular vein and he * ox-> a,nl nephew of the late Chief
1 Justice Collard of Texas, was killed
by coming in contact with a live
wire. The young man had been en-
gaged in mining here and was a
member of one of the most promi-
nent families in Texas. The family
formerly resided in Austin and
The little child of Bert Elliott
died from the extensive burns it re-
ceived a week before. While the
mother was out of the house the
children hovered too near the blaz-
ing fireplace and the clothing of this
Heart failure, said to have been
brought on by taunts from class-
mates in a public school of the
Bronx, has caused the death of Jo-
seph Kramer, seven years old, who
failed of promotion.
Qualified voters of Dallas Coun-
ty number nearly 12,000 according
to the statement of Tax Collector
Henry H. Jacoby after a hurried
summary Tuesday night. City and
county are almost tied in the matter
of the paid polls.
Dr. S. L. Horhbeak, dean of tt«
faculty of Trinity University says
that all arrangements have been
completed for the university sum-
mer school to be held, beginning
June G, and continuing eight week*
Truck Raiser Found Dead.
Fort Worth: John Guertler, a
bachelor engaged in.truck farming,
was found dead under his cot, where
he lived alone. Guertler bad been
dead for some days. There were
marks of violence about his head,
but the conclusion is that they were
produced while , the deceased was
struggling on the cot. He was 51
years of age and had accumulated a
snug sum of money, lie had no rel-
atives.here so far as can be learned.
Kck Smith was burned to death
in the calaboose at Mt. Pleasant
The baseball season opens in Tex-
as in about four weeks, and the
State will have six teams.
Mrs. Theresa Straub, of Taylor,
died suddenly of paralysis of the
heart Saturday afternoon. At 4
o'clock she was as well as ever and
busy with her household duties; at
G o'clock she was a corpse.
Orient Railway Progress.
Sweetwater: When the present
rough weather set in several days
since the laying of steel on the
Orient Railroad north of here was
proceeding at the rate of about
three-fourths of a mile per day.
There is a large construction gang
here and Vice President MeCaullev
says enough ^steel has been received
here, and is actually en route, to
finish the road to MeCaullev.
Wills Point School House Burned.
Wills Point: Friday afternoon the
Ben H. Campbell, brother of T. j school building at this place was
M. Campbell, of Palestine, died a j completely destroyed, together with
few days since of consumption at most of the furniture. Being at the
Hilmer Froebel, city salesman for
Mauermann Bros., dealers in grain
and bay, San Antonio, drank a large
quantity of carbolic, acid Saturday
morning and died at 8:30 o'clock at
the City Hospital. Froebel was 4G
years oid and leaves a wife and sev-
noon hour, most of the children
were home at dinner, consequently
they lost nearly all of their books.
The building and furniture were
valued at $14,000, with $8000 in-
surance on building and $1000 on
furniture. About four years ago
the school building on the same site
was destroyed by a storm.
Took Rough on Rats.
El Paso: W. Dawson, a young man
who came here about two years ago
from Dallas, Thursday night ended
his life by taking rousrht on rats.
After taking the dose of deadly poi-
son the young man calmly shook
dice for several Jiours before being
seized with the death agony. He
leaves two brothers in this city and
another in Dallas. u
According to statistics gathered
by on insurance company, the sum
of $10,000,090 was embezzled in the
United States in 1904. These fig-
ures are based on eases followed by
confession or conviction or by the
disappearance of the guilty ones.
New York State heads the list,
with emzezzlements amounting to
$1,851,585 for 1904. California
was next, with a total of $1,058,825.
Then comes Pennsylvania, with
$987,233, Ohio following, with
A dispatch from St. Petersburg
says it is stated that Lieut. Gen.
Grippenberg, commander of the
Second Manchurian Army, has
handed over his commission to
Lieut. Gen. Myloff for the reason
of ill health.
The Texas and Pacific Railroad
Company-has just completed and
turned out another postal ear. This
is the third of the new model sixty-
foot cars to be built for the service
between Fort Worth and St. Louis.
The 2-year-year old son of H. A.
Mathews, living two miles north of
Hillsboro, was burned to death at
G p. in. He was playing by a hot
stove and his clothes caught fire
from contact with the stove.
One death and four cases of ill-
ness have been caused by supposed
ptomaines in canned tomatoes, at
Chicago. All the sufferers are mem-
bers of one family, the wife dying
while seeking aid.
The infant son of Henry Lefev-
evs, a Delta County farmer living
near Lake Creek, died from the ef-
fects of a morphine capsule admin-
istered through mistake far a par-
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E. If. Cundiff, who while under
arrest, at Alvarado, asked permis-
sion to step into .an outhouse, and
who was later found with his throat
cut, died from the effects, of the
About midnight Thursday night
the postoffice at Letot, a small town
in Dallas County, twelve miles
northwest of Dallas, was dynamited
by unknown persons and the post-
master’s safe robbed of about $190.
The board of trustees of the Rox-
ton public school have selected a de-
sign from competing architects for
a $10,000 brick school building,
which will be erected at once.
An attempt was made to reopen
the dance hall in El Paso which was
closed about three months ago, dur-
ing the cleaning up here. About fif-
teen girls wore arrested in a raid on
the place by the police.
Mrs. Tilghman Cragie is dead at
Quakake, Pa., at- the age of 102
years She spent her life on a farm
and was the mother of fourteen
Dr. Folsetter, a veterinarian, has
discovered several cases of glanders
in a herd of eighty-live horses. The
diseased alimals will be shot at once.
They came from West Texas to Col-
A sharp earthquake of thirty sec-
onds’ duration was felt at Baton
Rouge, breaking window panes in
. It is often a naan’s strong right aria
that favorably impresses a womaat
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Marks, Tom M. The Jacksboro News (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 9, 1905, newspaper, February 9, 1905; Jacksboro, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth733147/m1/2/: accessed September 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library.