The Stamford News. (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, January 4, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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STAMFORD, TEXAS. FRIDAY JANUARY 4. 1907.
Nell—Mips Yellowleaf remains
very kittenish in her declining
Wistiinijtoii-Pfcgsiciaiis Hurried To Scene
In Specials And Automobiles.
yet the people though a unit, mm [ Pp|EC kit A 'B1K
never make wroiUr right, anaiCu-Ur ?. l .____
* Uot oft*. rifffcua. that the . [ilUl/t iiiilN WILD
peOple^lmve clarmored fbr that
which brought to them swift in-:
been the case 'Wg I BEEttOOtiSa. JML
Washington, Bee 30—Aa ap
ailing disaster oocured tonight
Nonsense! Miss Yellowleaf will Abilene Nail Will make the Race Against peopl e have clarmored for that
never have -any declining years
- asking as there is a'iiian abouY,’
“I’m afraid we shall Have to
keep ..ftp ey» op our eashier,” re-
marked one bank director to an-
gler. “Why, what's the matter
-fast horses?” ‘'No; it isn’t
Baird, Texas Dec. 29.—At a
conference of Democrats of the
Twenty-eighth senatorial district,
held at Baird today, Hon. W. J.
that the people wanted to crown
king a man one day whom the
next clay they as vociferously
wanted to murdiyT
Efface, John 0. Price Voluntarifprrendered.
hio railroad at Terra Cotta
)out three miles from this city
which about thirty-five .per-
ms were killed and over sixty in-
Hojfleutnpird HEe questions in u
8 ■BBHSee !ZTfSXfiP&.
ought to be .submitted. If the
people make a mistake to-day,
•‘No, worse than that. T under-
stand he has been seen at several
church fairs. lately.”—Philadel-
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ired, some of them so seriously
lat they will die.
The accident was caused the
fllision of train No. 66, due here
6:26 p. m. frem Frederick. Md.
nown as the Frederick speoial,
ith a dead head passenger equip-
ent special of eight cars. Over
)0 passengers were aboard the
n a ted as the. Bailey candidate for
state senator to fill the vaoancy
made by the resignation of Sen-
ator Hawkine. lioa. H. F. Brel
Man Sets Both Legs Broken
fated tiffin. "The
ford of Eastland county made . a
gallant fight for the nomination
and made many new friends by
his graceful acceptance of de-
feat and his loyalty to Democ-
racy and Senator Bailey. Judge
John B. Littler of Howard county
was made oampaign manager.
reserve the right to themselves,to
correct the mistake tomorrow.
He Found Trouble.
-fated tSih. ThSrraflroad offi-
als late tonight.were unable to
Oscar Peterson, who lives near
Leuders got both legs broken yes-'
terday #hile clearing some new
land. Mr. Peterson was standing
Abilene, Texas. Deo. 29.—Jim
Hoyle was badly burned abou
back. The beam struck him just
ii+.n. below the knees breaking both
friends will make an active can-
vass of the district.
gas explosion'in the Commercial
hotel here this morning. He was
Philadelphia, Pa., Jan.—2.
Haunted by the terrified cries of a
baby that rang in his ears by day
and night until unable, to steep or
eat, placing a mind picture that
nothing would wipe away, the
murderer of Mrs. Katherine
wis Was driven to seek solace
in surrender and confession. !
Thus has been solved the mys-
tery that fias baffled the polioe
sinoe Slept. 10 last, when the body
of a beautiful woman, stabbed to-
death with a surgeon’s lancet, was
found in a closet under the stairs
of—her'boarding house at 2106
•th Eleventh #lreef. Tfib'CCfi-
feased murderer has for three
weeks been a secret prisoner at
soon as the news of the wrecl
shed this City, all ambulances
and' dressed the wound. His
patient was getting along well,
ailable with S5nanrptivmmima patient was getting along well,
CTfWSSSS# lei- SSBrWfir
Bailey Carried Comanche.
Senator Bailey carried Coman
the- oidmarv, clac.-
escapinggus. and atruok a match
to locate the trouble and- found it.
Little Otis Short’s Leg Broken. __
'oday as the 'children • were
ling from school at moon, near- ***=*■■
Presbyterian church, little
^i8 8hort sod another boy \?er§
the street and Otis either at-
iptedTO run aoross the street
tip in front of the White-
irdware delivery wagon, or
»pped ih front of the wagon,
|d the horse stepped on him
making his thigh close up to the
It was so quiokly done
the boy was so close to the
le that before Mr. Murry who
driving eould stop, the horse
jd passed over him. Mr. Mur-
rcry deeply regrets the occur-
ice and would have prevented
|f possible. Drs. Sledge and
tReynolds set the leg. Otis is
[earsof age, and the son of Mr,
only a short time ago,- local
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with -970 against him. It has been
conceded for sometime that
the explosion of gas. ;
Two Negro Servants In Houston Art Now
Houston, Dec. 30.—Sitting in*
her home conversing with a~Qum-
ber of lady callers, Mrs. T. H.
McGregor_at 3 o’oloclc this after-
The Bailey people had a great
jollification on the night of the
returns. Senator Bailey spent
four days in the town of Coman-
che and his supporters' itl every
part of the county showed . the
Startling Appeal of a Southern Railway
Operator-Threatened by a Mob of Negroes.
greatest activity and while the
, , , Bailey men are jubilant the anti-
noon, barely escaped being the / „ ,
, „ , „ , Bailey men see 111 the contest
mark of a bullet of a negro who
Stabbed To Beatb.
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lew York, Jan. tr
le marked the outgoing year
re. Robert Wagner, 20 years
1, and Harry Bell. 17, quarreled
[Brooklyn just before midnight
the fight that followed Bell
aw a knife and stabbed Wagner
[the week, causing death soon
3r. Bell surrendered to the'
lice. —' , . • ■
Tew people are so selfish as to
»p their troubles to themselves,
tost of us arc well on in years
tore we are well 0ft in cash.
always harder to me
^heh you take your best girl
^ting it is better td have a fall-
out than a falling in.
Hobbs—Betting on races
bad habit. Why don’t you
fak yourself of it? Slobbe-
H. I’ve come within a few JoJ-
fired from the door of the servant’s
room in the yar^T She had.had a
dispute with the negro house-wo-
man and the latter and her, hus-
band are held pending an investi-
gation. The bullet passed direct-
ly over Kf?k. McGregor’s head and
embedded itself in the wall. She
is the wife of Hon. T. II. Me-
Gregor, a member of the incoming
legislature from this county/
nothing over which to feel especi-
ally discouraged. There are 4000
democratic voters in the county
and in this election there were
only about 1400 votes oast. We
may look for warm times in the
28th Senatorial district, as this is
the qpxt battle ground.
: • The Fife.
At about fifteen minutes after
Oim o’clock this morning the fi
alarm was fumed in and in spite
of the lateness of the hour slarge
number responded to the call
promptly. The fire was in the
yard at the Rosemond Gin. There
was a large amount of waste cot-
ton and other trash in the yard
and this caught on fire. The
caus|6 of the fire is not known.
There was no serious damage.
w^!L.llRp,pltl TN WicIHta. .
R. F. Honea who- has been
bookkeeper for .the Central at
this place for a long time has ac-
cepted ,the agency for the Wiohita
in Stamford and will tkke charge
friends Wllkbsuglad tO -know that
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the vei7 pleasant business rela-u
tions of the past will continue.
The" Wichita Valley could hot
have gotten another man who
will command this business so sat-
isfactorially as Mr. Hone*. TfxO
Boy Killed by Electricity. *
r Dallas, Tex, Dee. 29.—Morris
W- Roso, 17 years old, was killed
tonight by electricity at the home
of his parents, 166 Diekason
avenue. He turned on an incan-
descent li^ht in a barn and fell
dead. Investigation showed’that
a piece of hay baling wire had
fallen across the electric light
feed wire and carried a heavy
Lady Loses -Her Money.
Spartansburg, S. C., Dec. 29.—
“I am panned up in a blockhouse
and surrounded by a mob of
negroes, who have threatened my
life. They are beating down the
door. For God’s sake send help.”
This message was sent herb- to-
night by Telegraph Operator
Porter, in charge at Mount Zion,
on the main line of the Southern
Railway, six miles from Spartans-
The cause of the trouble is not
The Sheriff and two trains filled 'not stil1, the picture would not
D. Price, 34 years: of age-.-- po
home. . XT •
aa: a petty
crook .and a habitue of China-
^^lyiiM'MriMjewis waa struck to
death by Price arid a companion
for whom the police is now look-
ing, her 2-year-old baby, seeing
the crime, rent the air with shrieks
of terror. The men hastily hid the
body and escaped. But Price,
weakened in mind;, nervous and
unstrung, walked not to freedom,
but to a living hell,
Suspicion turned toward an in-
-uooent man and woman. There
was no one to point a finger to
Price. He was a free man with
the story of his crime a sealed
But in his ears rang the cries of
an affrighted babe, before his eyes
rose a picture of a little white ter-
ror-distorted face. The cry would
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with armed men have left for the
Young Holder Under Arrest
Union City, Tenn.,-Dec. 29.
The arrest of Lee Holder, "eigh-
Fort Worth, Tex., Deo. 29.—A
lady who was stopping at one of
the prominent hotels in the. city
sent her shoes to the shinning
.parlor this morning, and with
them were her stockings, whioh
she had evidently taken |off with
the shoes. In one of the stockings
was a $10 bill, which shB had for-
gotten to extract on retiring. The
in the city pr| son .
Thu Voice Of The People.
Every good citizen is wilting to
•abide by the decision al4thn poo-
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briharj, and fw
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Holder, the Cumberland Prosby
tenan niiuister, who was brutally
nssaBSffialeci Thursday evening
near his home in the vicinity of
Troy, has created a distant sensa-
tion. .. * ■
Young Holder was arrested
while the inquest was in progress
at Troy, charged with ,ther crime
bn'a warrant ^secured upon the
oath of five leading citizens. At
noon ft deputy sheriff was on his
way to jail with the prisoner,.
inquest was still in session late
New Yiar’s Address.
TfTs the custom of Rev.- U.- C,
down. He turned to drink, then
to drugs; twice he tried to end his
life and failed. There was no re-
lief and be decided to surrender
Hogg Case Settled.
Houston Jan. 2,—In the dia-
teen yeara old, son of Rev.'B. L. tricr^durt thTa m iming tlio suit
of Governor famQ.s S; Hogg
against the International & Great
The only entry made on the
docket ia that it is dismissed as
per decree on file, the amount of
settlement not being made public.
It is Stated the amviurtt paid by
the railroad was considerably less
than was sued for, the original
petition-asking for $100,000. The
children of the Trite gavernor ac-
cepted the settlement rather than’
appear, in court and testify re-
I toward todelivit to his people
at the beginning of eaolK. year;, a
new year’s message, or address,
in earefuUy prepared manu-
script. It will however not bp al-
lowed to interfere with the coni-
r..uuion service next Sunday.
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ISJZEKlz UA _. ■ten, ■ t... S —
gar ding their father’s health,
whose recent death' they yet
Her Ai Wus Poor.
Mo., Jan. 2.—Just
afte/ Judge McDonald of the Cir-
euit CoucLoonvcned court today
Mias Rosa Weil suddenly arose
from among the spectators" and
tired point blank with a revolver
at the Judge. The bullet missed
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hurt. , .,
Sho was a litigant in a case con-^ .
cerning a disputed inheritanoo
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Gay, S. The Stamford News. (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, January 4, 1907, newspaper, January 4, 1907; Stamford, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth911990/m1/1/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stamford Carnegie Library.