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   Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1892, Brownsville, Texas                                LS VOL 1 BROWNSflLLBi COUNTYrTEXASf iNO 116V CARDS B Hi Ooowuoa ATTORNEYS DKALKB8 IN BKAL EfcTATK Complete AbiUeti of Cameron County Kept In The Office URGWJSSVJLLE TEX JNO I KLhilBER V ATTORNEVATLAW Otiico over First National B Brownsville Texas WiM in nny th State when specially w 11 MASON ATTOKNEV AT LAW d OFFICE Corner Levee eiith Street BROWNSVILLE 1EXAS S TIIURMONO ATTORNEYrAT LAW and General Land Agent VICTORIA J MONROE STERNE Attorneys at RIO GRANDE TEX flRST IBTOI MHK BROWNSVILLE CAPITAL M RAIMIAKL Wic KJCLLY President YicePrej J D OaBhier G M Rmrhftel Bolwrt DaUcll Emilo B Anderabn 1 v Collection on all pointy promptly mado andVeiooittei Bilfe jirinclpatw oitPOB tbroughout world CHAPTER L It hrten oclock in the forenoon of a June day Ten white topped wagons drawn by aa rayny spans of heavy horsea are strung out in Hoe on the plains ol Northern Dakota whilefifteen horse men are distributed its length to act aa guards There is a driver to each wagon and you can thus count twenty itive aools Twentyfive Ah bnt sharp eyea detect the fluttering of H womans dresa on the Beat of one of the wagons Twentysix then with their faces sternly set to the west each man heavi ly armed and every eye scanning the country ahead and nbont for signs of Clanger Who are thej The Daliant Ouster haa made his re port of gold in the Black Hills and fifty thousand after wealth are moving to the west The country ia Htill in the hands of the Ravages nnd in furiated at tho thought of being overrun andpushed to tho wall aa has been the case over and over again every man who can bear arms on the warpath to drive back the invaders This party lias oome out from Brule City Dakota It followed the White river for more than two hundred miles nni left it to strike northwest for tlie forks of tho Big Cheyenne two days be fore we found them For the last three JnyH Indian aigua been Aplenty They have entered upon the territory of the iind every mile of their progresawill now be watched by keen eyes Hal tl la them danger ahead The wagons closo up rapidly aa the drivers have been drilled to do and in ten minutes everything ia prepaixxl for whatever may happen Taylor calla the leader to two of the mounted men awl they rida forward he continues the uld inan is going to turn up hia toes and Ive called a holt to let him die in peace Hea been asking for both of you Who wtui the old man He had joined the party at the laat moment coming from no one cared where He waa an old hunter nnd trapper and had been in the Hilla country He could guide the party by be beat and moat direct route and he ha4 the inoney to outfit himself He gwve hie name as Baundera and hia queer apeech and actions made the crowd look upon him aa weak in the head He had leen taken very ill tho day before and both and Tay lor had anown him many aota of kind neaH one expected hiadeath and the1 Announcement that Mi hour hod come created much aurpriae However after each had spoken hia mind about it majority of toe inan threw thein aeivea down on tho graaa to sinoke or chat and more thian one impatiently animated tjpe distance lost by this delay Harkina arid Taylor diambun ted arid climbed into the wagon where the old man lay A few wroughta great change in him and it was plain eliougji that nta had oome began the old man aa the pair expresaed their sorrow for baa come a leetle sooner than I looked fur but Im not gain to complain Fur forty yefra the Lord haa let me live tfrpaui these yereplains and tfelHri the mountains1 and my race in run i haint got no word of complaint itax Br AMERICAN M you wish 118 to nunt up ronr friends and tell thorn where and how you died aaked Harkina Friendsl laughed tho oldman HI never had one I haintigot any But can we do anything aaked v Fuatly prop me up a leetle higher and then give me a drink of whisky I never notaa much byttie stuff aa eorae but mebbe it will keep life in me till 1 can apin my yarn Now then didye ever hear tell of old Pridger I have replied Taylor He waa an old hunter and trapper was wiped out Fort Kearney massacre Correct and theyve got afort named after him aomewhar out here Bridger andine was pards fur many years We was in this Black Hills country together upward of twenty years ago Ive been wanting to get back tfciarfur those last live years Did you and Bridger find any gold there asked Harkins Thats what Tin comiri to I didnt but he did We went thar to hunt beiii satisfied if we got enough skins and pelts to keep us ill powder and ball Ono day when a war party made a dash at us we got separated I took to thetimber and Bridger hid in a cave m a canyon It was three days before wo cum together agin nnd tben wo had to dust out to save onr acalps It waa oil the way home that Bridgpr told me what he found m The men almost held thoir breathB while the oldmanwaited a minute be fore resuming Bridger neVer told a lie in his life he aaid about that kin be de pended on same us if you read it in the good book Thar waa gold thar in heaps He said it was in lumpw iihd bars aa if it had been melted span of bossea could draw He thar a day and u half and hehaul time to be aartin1 It was the red mans treasure houser exclaimed Tuylor Waal no Bridger didnt reckon the Injuns hadever diskivered the place He allowed that the gold had bin thar fur agood many back to the time when the Mejricans kivered this country Ive heard tell thar was a white race over the west Yea the Aztecs replied one of the men Thems it It waa them instead of the Injnna who stored up tbegold We allowed to back after it some day but the yeara went on Bridger got wiped out and now Im beaded that way only to feed the wolves you will toll us where thia cave is anxiously inquired Taylor I will replied the dying inah as a txnile flitted acrosa hia Haint it curua One laya odyin thinkiu of the hereafter aud the other is jist atrem blin in hia anxiety to git hold of wealth and spend it Its like poor humanity The thought of that gold never bothered me an hour while yon will riaVybiir Bight of it But Ill tell what I axed ye to cum in here fiir Youve bin white with me and 1 kin reward ye fur it Harkina and Taylor glared at each other ucrosa the idying man The fiend vof avarice waa already whispering their ears y If you strike the big Cheyenne at the forks said the hunter the mountatna will be due north of you The big peak in front of yehoa been jiaroed after Cua ter Aiout five inlleaj to the right of and to impreaa it on hia memory f and each aecrfctly hoped that the other would This eagerness reaulted in a curioua error Harkina nnderatobd thehuntpr aright when be aaid to the right of Custerar peak Taylor nnder atood him to the left VYell hev to be on the watch fur red skins said the bid man after a long pause Theyre out and in arm a and theyll ahow ye no mercy Thia ruah of white drive em back after a time and topunsel ye to let thecave jtUiHVBafetoigo thar Then ye kin make up a sinall party bring it off arid divideit up1 aa ia Never I Taylor aa clenched his hands r with him when I can get it allfv demanded Harkina of himself The tight lunde for Texas nnd democracy nud wheiheV wuii I nm now uim hie to tol 1 from the mender Whetherloat or won it he wna a for principle aiidwedo not now propose to rtttreaf or thatwcmay take to thorlor fhc of TCXHS and prospect of wealth had turned their J 5 i An lirknf iaovk tihAV n i 11 f 11 k I 4k llJlVW thatpeak iaa one up which Bridger fled He aaid he went about a mile and then took into a smaller one lewlin to the JejttejiHe hadnt gone fur before he rabMKH a buah to pull him aelfupon a ledge aa hp reached th mouth of tne cwr eight or Sen b path led from it up It ar always ye might j pull oTthe bottom and he waa at the i reckoned it waa thought a r the mountain rifts and lifetiriie month of t j i Euch mas had oai nptrto friendabip to hate An hour ago they would have periled their lives for each ptlMjr NoWtiiey wished each other Tho posaewion of gold may bring hapr pineea Tnothirat for it may lead to been goodtp me andI wisH ye aaid the old man in a whisper but neitlier of the men heard him They were thinking and planning About five mileato the right of GusterV peak Harkina kept repeating to himself n About five milea to the left oT Cua tera repeated over and over again rwo or tnreemmutes awayilnd then the latter bent forwKurd andcried VVhy the old man ia detd So he was He had i no atrngglo no sign Well that was white in him delay the ayan when informed of the event Some men might have keit as here all day and theii concluded ncVto die after all Now the only thing is to plant him A couple of men were scooping but a shallow grtvfi Svith their end withinhalf an hour after the flamo of life had flickered out thebody waa dbyered and the wagoritrain moving Then a oimple vuluirei dropped from the aky to earth to wait Three or four gauntwplves their long hair dirty r arid came akulking over the broken ground Five painted feathered Indiana crept out pf a dry ravine acarcely forty with thavengence of devils towork with hands and sticks to body There waa a aup pnjaaedlBnlout aa it was rolled out and another aa the scalp waa held aloof Five minutes later the wolvea and had the body to thernselvea TTo BK London Denae London hare heeti preyHlent in far a wcek paat At noon today the waa heavier than ever the of midnight ict Gnaand electric Jifchta were n it tiff everywhere in tfie city but in the streeta thier wtre una ble to penetruti the maw of vapor that over the city ao lieayily that it appeared to make ita weight perceptible uawa roar traffic wai greatly diminUhed fur niatiy care it was only by tho demo fog rendered an taak r It ia feared will occur at the which MIe born in weath iu weatli p 4 GorattU have been foic wijIaTab prove fata to waiatiof Eiryptinit mumtuiea compUiiits CnU Tex Nov 12 iHoti Bart Moore hue follow from Matlock Dcmoerntic State mince Fort Worth Nov 11 pi for which faithfill diintig thig cmn ItHve culled meeting vf our exectitive couulj chairmen to tiieoi nt WMCO Sataiday Noveeiiher Itf ltiMiitthat you will to tins call MS lileein it of the ut moat importance A L MATLOOK Chairman DemocrHtie Executive Committee Ctty Glory Nov 0 1 tin 1 1 ooga w H a a b I xc 1 1 1 red tire last night Novel1 belwreHn the hittory oftlua auction oftwimtrv ius ancli H domiiniitrMtit ti been rnnde in tho honor of che ut any party For nn hour there pawing an endlcsa podefitiiHiie and everything that could mHlco a iioitie wua brcught into requiai paraded in all of fantastic The leading iHctor of the pmade wad a I urge elefiliHiity which a cir cns who tobe in the ciry on tlie dny ofthe elejtion bet and Init The of Edward New York Nov Since tho HMiiounceineiit tUo candidacy of v X uff Edward Murphy jr for the sen ate politiciaha have come to accent hia election aa a matter ot BouikeCoekran yeatcrdfljr that he waa not cnndiflHtc that was satisfied wtth hia preterit position and that Mr Alurphy won J aeiiat r if be wanted to bt There ia increasing interest ih tutnrorelatiwne oC Ur Clever Und and SetiHtor IJill of when ethers refiued to ed ftbont it giy nothing whatever about it tbeir Jibriiei to be fear T7 y f 4 ing accidenta traffic doie waa carried oil milder great dithcuV PTterafi L i M fl O k 2 New York Nov of thofereatet care that accident Carter of the rrpuldicHn national ot imre though commiltee bH net yetleft fome caaualtieft wero report lawlesa element took ad van t age an4 were active not intend to in nice a public defeet ofthe i prty 1 he groundt on which r J acre a lie uvurjwuciw K v f 1 the party waa defeated were ohvi It uturly nnoMbl for the HIM to rcoKxe them nd rle In every tuinmju iixtyaeven peo tlint atalitiea pie dit in the world and autenty Snbfcribc for TUB UERALD   

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