Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1892, Brownsville, Texas DEOEER 9 189 TEXAS tnatTcAmp or it abnt jitand to sense that we shall meet any hoatiles Tharfore let us git shet of that felle tonight Well draw lota to see fires a bullet into him as he sleeps And later on as Taylor sat by him self he meditatel 4I believe the route will for the wolves I DKALBIfS IN REAL Complete AbsUctt of Cameron County Kept In The Office BROWNSVILLE TEX TNO L KLEIBEU over First National Brownsville Toxnu pntfjticu in aiy of State when specially AM C W C AM II 11 MASON ATTOUNEV AT LAW OFTIOK Corner ehlh Street BROWNSVILLE TEX A ATTORNEY AT LAW and General Lund Agent TEXAS A O STERNE at JLaw RIO GRANDE TEXAS CAPITAL CiMlUiMJAKL J D KELLY Wm M UKirippbnrr J D Anderson CHAPTER XXIV diiys after discovering the cavd gold the outlaw baud waa ready to break camp and head for civilization The oop ten ca of the cave had been weighed and eetlinated and the Bum in dollars and cents was beyond their wild est expectations The precious metal waa Btpred in tha bottom of the wagon and every one felt exultant and good Every man but Taylor He could not fail to ubticp that lie waa regard CM an interloper From the hour of finding the cave the renegades made every ef fort to render his position BO diflatfreo that ho would take his departure but he refused to go Ho was a deter mined and porfiifitent man and had they knowu him bettor they would have hold 5im ill fear instead of contempt Ho had auiothered his anger and affected not to hear tho romarleit flnntj out fpr hiu benefit and he hiul worked one in bringing down tho gohL V On Uie evening before thoywero to leave Taylor dettrininod to afcfctlo rnat one way or Uio other and ho took opport unity to twk IliUi it boon ciecidod yet which route are to take ropJiod Bob maJrlng ready ror a start W hen a hasty breakfast had been eaten and the team1 hitched up Tavjor first time that the outlaws were going to at tempt to push through to Fort Sully They had canvassed the matter and eluded that this route would be safest this on Ill dose that jug within au hour and before noon tomorrow Ill drive off and leave four corpsoi behind To BE GONTIHUKD Pathetic Death on Several years ago when the summit house on Pikes peak was used as a sig nal station the occupants of the hut were a telegraph operator and a com panion Winter had set in with more than usual severity Unexpectedly the telegraph operator was taken sick and fuilefl so rapidly that the first day of his plunged him into delirium The The inpoiir of gold seekers wan more j the operator was not fa Indian teiegrapliy Their provisions yore atrnugerH exclaimed tfob M IK fired up any of fur jour advice hnvont protended to advise Ai QUO of tho ixirty tuid having u fifth inbcreotiu the treasure I ara naturally infcsrcatod in which route we aro to travel by Whtvr diV you git an interest in this gold11 demanded Bob one of the M Humph Look yore ntrangor you wont to go You forced yourself into tliiw crowd and ita for us to say whether you Btoy or go TOe dont want to turn a man out to lose his but if he talks too easay hell hev to go When we got out o this we may feel like remembering you fur the Httlo youve dono and wo may not We make no promises Understand how that you have no claims on the not tho slightest Taylor ground his teeth iu rage Ho bad staked all and was likely to lose all The thought maddened him and bad ho not been cool and calculating villain he woutd have forced a climax then and there which must have coat him hid Ufe He maintained silence for a few minutes and then said boys I meant no harm and 1 promptly ami emitted Bills of exchange 1rawn direct on all pi Inolpal hope no one has any hard feelings Youd have found the cave without me of course and1 youownthe team Tin satisfied you will do the fair thing by jno when we get through and so lets gay no more about it Thats sensible replied Bob and the matter was dropped Taylor wandered away from the camp short distance apparently to gather firewood but really to give vent to hid feelings by communing with himself The foolH he hissed when a aafo d tance away one of them will leave the plains except that some one car ries hia dead body awayt They know me They think Im a cur to be kicked or petted at pleasure but they atetriflingwith ademon They think to nie put of my share but Ill take auVevery ounce And aa aa ho had left the fire the outlaws drew clueer together and Bob better shoot him tonightua he 1 Bleeps Hes bound to trouble ua replied one of the others Weve got a long pull before us with plenty of redskins iu the way Hes plucky and good shot Whoa we dont need him any longer somebodys rifle can gooff by accidentand well leave his bones for the wolves to pick It was settled and Tayior the men had a word forluinaa if to show they held no from the west and the Indians would naturally gather on that frontier And by following tho Cheyenne river they would be euro of wood water and grass the entire journey Once started the outlaws were for pushing ahead at a and by noon they had cleared the foothills and were on the open plains During the day each one of the fourrtnado a special effort to bo pleasant to Taylor but he was not to be hoodwinked by their hy pocrisy They bad Showed their hand in camp and he satisfied that ho wna to be counted ont He felt too that thoy were hatching some plan to get rid of him before the journey was ended and his chuckle waa fiendish as his ftngora lovingly caressed the bottle of poison he carried in his pocket There was murder in every heart but Gods 8un shoneclear and bright over all as tho party pressed forward to make tho first duys distance as long as possi ble Not an Indian was soen during the day and tho outlaws were in good when night closed down and thoy went into camp on the banks of rivulet carrying ita waters toward the Chey enne When it came time to peat sentries Taylor volunteered to take the flrat watch He wanted to be by hirnsolf that he might think plan but his offer was brusquely refused and ono of the outlaws posted Ms was proof that they distrusted him buthe took no no tice of the slight When wrapped in ms blanket ho gritted his teeth with rage and whispered te himself One insult more or less doea not count Ill staaid by to mock them they writhe and thirst and scream out in their and before they are dead thoy shall see ine drive off with the There wos no alarm during the mgnt and before sundowntho next day the party reached the forks of the Cheyenne where the soldiers were in campBe fore entering the carnp Bob cautioned each man to preserve the strictest secreay regarding their adventures and the con tents of tho wagon and camp waa made about a quarterof a mile from the tonU of tho soldiers The outlaws kept a sharp outlook on Taylor for awhile as if fearful that he meant to betray thembut their sus picions did him injustice He had other plans and they were plans to bo out after the encampment had been left behind The outlaw leader the only one who went into camp and reported and Tui k Dec 2Xhe quesr ion as to the identify ofthemodel for the silver statuteof Justice which is to be tho one greet exhir bit of Montana in the department of mitring at the Worlds settled yesterday by Mrs J Q Harvey and F D Higby ef Chi cago who concieved the Mies Ada Rehen is the led y When it was suited that Miss liehwn had bfeo aeked to pose the announce metit created much feelingin the mining state It later believ ed that Mias Dora tho of the president elthe president tlie First National The night passed without alarm anc of day allVeru uDi and were growing short The second night brought no relief The Bight of his raving half starved comrade grew intolerable to the weary nurse who one night went out on the mountain top Scarcely had the door closed behind him than reason returned to the dyingoperator With the little strength that he had retained he dragged himself to his instrument and flashed over the wire down the mountain side that his companion had been lost on the mountain and that he could live but a little while but that they might yet be assistance started at once Crawling back to his pallet the sender of the message died ThewaticUrfer at length found his way hack to tho hut to have added to his cheerless surroundings the presence of death At tho sight of his lifeless comrade the last ray of faded and he sank unconscious beside tho dead operator With the first intimation that there was distress on tho mountain top a party of willing men mostly miners wintering flt Colorado Springs started for tho sum mit They reached the top after a day weary travel and just in time to resus citate thestill unconscious man who in the end Tribune Dont Drink with The7statement made in connection of Colonel Gilmore tbrxt Bank ut Helena would be del Thefcoulptor it Mr B H of Ghiengo the clay model is now nearly liuiahcd will represent in the department of uiieing be eight feet high nfid intrinsic value will be It will be mounted on a pedetul of fold al uttd Ht Mitt Rehan was choeen themodel Mr linrvey at tneiixtyeigbt inent whiek mark the ttandard of perfect womanhood conformed to the rcqniremcMti and intione of the other six did she deriitte onequarter of an inch from the staadard The actual cost of making the will pro uot amount to f 20000 Subscribe for THE v wine and banana combined made a deadly poison has caused much com ment and much more comparing of notes That to eat bananas and drink wine immediately afterward is to court certain death as was stated by a gentle man of some experience is not correct or I would have died a score of deaths from poison before this and the inhabit ants of the West Indian islands would w when he returned he brought something with him which made Taylors heart beat with delight It was a two gallon jug of whisky which he had purchased from a gold seekers outfit stopping on the other side of the encampment for the night That perfects my he chuckled aa Bob came in with the jug and they are doomed men Each outlaw was told to help himself but Taylor was riot invited This was another slight deliberately intended and was a further proof that the quartet considered him an interloper It was a long distance yet to iFort Sully with danger menacing every mile of it aud but for this fact Taylor would have been driven out of camp Five nflea were better than four in a brosh with the rod have been decimated time and for the combination is common among those who can secure wine It is possible that some particular wines are dangerous in combination with bananas but the rule does ply either to champagne or sherry 1 ne suggestion however that bananas are injurious in connection with anything is rather a novel one to me because there ate few fruits which will preserve life and health like the banana When properly ripened tho fruit w at once de licious and nutritiousSt Louis Globe York A morning paper It ii reported that tho United Statet goTcrtmieBt will interfere with Cuba to ont ita cattomi ret e to A French syndicate which haa loag been for the pre vilege It hat been rvmorod for soma time thai Spaniih incut aniitini to ban custom house at A good but the deUiU of the tbfir kept a profound secret It now appearr that Stcrttary of Bute Foster tent A diplomptio to warning that Statet it ttrongly oppoied to their The outlaw party moyed on to the east at an early hour next morning and ua tho traveling good and nothing occurred to interrupt progresa a full thirty wit covered before sun down came arid they went into campon the bank of the river While Tuylorwas watering the horses Bob BaidMhiB9ompanion8 i aoweore between fort and Men Die of Overwork Dr Pye Smith holds that there is no fear of V tho ordinary mon osing his brains top much for health and ho does not believo that mental labor or honwfc work of juiy kind interferes with health or shortens life a day He maintains that excessJe eating is the abuse that tends to the injury of brain workers more than any other cause Many active brain workers haro sna i denly broken down nnd fancied that it was due to brain fatigue when matter of fact it was due to over stuff ing their stomachs The furnace con nection with mental mftcMnery became clogged up witk ushei and Carbon in various shapes and forms a re sult disease came and before the cose was fully appreciated a con dition of the nervous nystem was man ifested and the prosaic catue for the collapse was suppressed under tneea phemistic mental bjirtr T Oriindpik Little grandfather was 1 can didate for governor and was unfortu nately defeated Tto day after election Tom who is always full of the news of theday camo beaming iuto the kinder garten Buying Gopd inprning Miss My grandpa was elected plan of tanning out the custom kouse i the majiaisr above described The action of onr in tine mutter may occasion KIIin teresting and important contro it is not probable that will relinquiih its pi HO of farming out tiie Cuban customs without a Tlte profits to be obtained bj euch aa nrrange msnt would it is UtmriTHt City of Mexico Dec news of tlie death ot iDJould wns ro Ottired bj tho Dina this morning byprivate telegram from Nttvr York Tlie piesidiwt very much hint At tho Ho met Mr Gould years ago on tuo occasion ofthe to
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.