Galveston Daily News, September 23, 1889

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September 23, 1889

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Galveston County Daily News, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1889, Galveston, Texas s. COTTON. It tin" lienn 'iPincjiviU'iited p. doubt that Hit) rulluu HKirk'jt in tlio iHuvuro Kivlnif the m-nt-flt irf it. awl MutUy usli I'ov ii RUiru of your yhlimioaH. F. CARGILL, Manager. DRV GOOIJ3. NOTIONS. ETC. HOUSTON, TEX. MATINEE AT TO-NIGHT AT 8, LAST Two PruroioiANCLS OF nm MUSICAL mm COMPANY In lha Irian Comedy Drauiii, Iriste Hearts of Dili. New Music, Ktw Songs, Reel Dancing, etc. How aud Appropriate Scuuory. f lfttT: NOfl. 210S VOL. XLVIfl-NO. 100. S110 M STKB3V. AT TUB Poeror-Fici AT GAIVESTOX AS BKCOND-CLASS MATTES. (U-LYrSTON, TEXAS, MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 2'i, 1843. SIMPSOI, HnBWLL STOPPLE, Machinery Depe.rtment AND I IR O 3ST "W" O IK! S 1'Jfth ,St. nnd Contrnl liy. I'liono No. HOUSTON, TEX Orders executed promptly at reasonable prices. NOTICE TOJAXPAYERS. Notice Is hereby jlvon tliat tho City Taxes for 1583 nrouow due. AU persons owing taxes for sold year are requested Io call ot tho City Col- lector's offlpo but ore October to pay aaiuo us interest at the rate of 8 per cent per annutu will be chared after that City Collector. TO THE STATE interests you, because It offcva you t-lio means of simplifying ibo work of takincoff your Trial Ualunce, un fraught wiih droad by 0110 and all of the profusion. Tho ttwtiinuultil signed by a of liiaDy fn Oalvestou. who are using HOLMES' UTILITY TRIAL BALANCE BOOK epesks for itself, and indldiitos In plain language what is thought of It by them after giving It a thorough test. Head it: GALVESTOK, Tex., August 31, 1889. J. Ii. UOLMES. Galreston, Tes.: Dear Sir: Wo the undersigned cheerfully testify to the morltsof the Hor.MES UTILITY BALANCE book. Wo aro usinff H and recommend it to our brother bookkeepers us a labor saving device. W. L. P. LEIGH, Bookkeeper for KIne Tordtran: C. W. PRESTON CO.: GWIN KAIIN: WILSON M. BROWN. Bookkeeper for J. J. Schott; 8. W. BAUNE3' Bookkeeper Wallls, Landes Oo.; B. BLUM CO.; R. W. WOLSTON; M. MBYF.K. Bookkeeper M. Schrom: JiYIlNE JO i. j. HUOHKS STOWE; HAWLEY HK1DENHEIMER; J. B. ARUILO BLAOGE BEUTRAUD; P. CANNON CO.; U. B. OOODMAN, with A. J. Perkins The book Is adapted for fourteen trial balances, name bolnz written bnt once, and the colutnna of flKTiroe are directly adjoining the naiuo in each balance. The plan u simple and thoroughly effective. As An Improvement on tbe old Trial Balance System It u day tq plght. 1'ilco par dozen, half dozen, 7G, delusive of charges 'Jsstl- nation; single- number, 76 cents, postpaid. Address all ordert, and make Draf U, Money Orders or EipreM Money Orders payable to J. K. HOLMES, P. O. Box 143, Galveston, Tex JAS. i3. MONTGOMEHY, Kcal Estato Auent; B. E. R1UE, Insurance Acent; H. BLAOG1C, Accouataut; T. i. Commercial TRAVELERS, ATTENTION I kave am RAILWAY MAP OF THE STATED tOBpllti ait Ciiilttei to But 1, lift ___________.' k all 1UU war towwweaieaOilalB Mfe i AVabUkat--trail, afeawi A.H.BELO8cCO., Publishers, GAIYKSTOH OB DALLAS, TBKlB. COTTON Don't that COTTON shipped to HOUSTON wilt NET ninn mnneutlian to nny other market In the ttntc. If you want tlic highest price, prompt and quick re- tuna, to CARSON, CO c and Cotton Factors, WE ARE THE Galveston Agents FOB, CO, WE HAVE IN STOCK AND TO ARRIVE: lUUimorn FrnlUi VmolnWoa; OAllfornlaOnnnod Krults; lldllanil Salmon; lialalDS, Rraporated Apiilos, Rarler, Teni and PIcklM. '.ll TfcAS, carrv Iho nii'iit ci.n.nlcle anil iMHt flolectntl ntock. Wholiaale linn Si For A PAIR OF KIDS gent to Farli, Tex., to Meet Tlielr Mother, Who Dons Appear to TaVe PAKII, Tex., tbe east bound Tens and PadUe paesencer train pulled into Paris evening the conduc- tor put oil two liitle bovs, aged 8 and 4 years, which a woman at Fort Worth bad left in his charge, saving that their mother would meet them at Paris. As tbe woman failed to thow up the commenced err- ing, conductor, cot knowing what to do with them, asked Mr. J. M. Elliott of this place to take charge of them, which he ktndlv did, and will ste after them until something further is ascertained. Thor were taken to tbe hotel near tbe depot kept bv W. H. Deihong to be waahed, u ther jrerv dirty from traveling, though not ihabbllydnsieJ. Tbeyounmt boy at once became attached to Mrs. Deahong -and ei- prentd a desire to star with while the oldest went home with Mr. Elliott. They were apparently of Irish parentMre, and very bright. After being kindlj talked to got In splendid humor. gave their names Eddy and Tommy turey, Mid aald had llrcd la a ttnt at Fort Worth tor several with a Mrs. Mill- iiallen, .tbe woman trhb put them on- tlui train this morning. Their mother's name is Katie Shirloek whom ther said pcddletl lace for a livlnic. and who loft Fort Worth two weeks ago. The? said tbat they bad no father, and had lived In Kanus City and Fort Smith. Tho following noto. with no address, was found in the oldest boy's pocket: "Am Koine to leave the children all win- tor with Mrs. Hume, 911 Cherry street, Fort [N'osignature.! From conversation with tha boys tbe re- porter learned that the note did not refer to them, but to children of Mre. Mulhal- len's, who they said were to Kansas City. It seems that thcr were left with Mrs. Mulhallen, their aunt, by their mother, and that Mrs, Mnlhallen had enough chil- dren of her own and ho put these two on the train to send to-1'aria. They had a small sachcl of clothing with them. PRESIDENT AT DEER PARK. He K e.iel Dnj and Walks With nit Vonng Hopeful. DEEH PAUK, Md., Sept. Harrison's last Sunday in tbo mountains was passed very quietly. There was no church service nnd he spent tho mornini; taking n last walk with Benjamin Harri- son, Jr. The president and Mrs. Harrison will take final leave of Deer Park Saturday, September 23. They wish to bo In Wash- ington In time for tho congress of the three Americas. The coming week they will have two excurions. Tuesday tho president's party will go to Elklns, W. Va., the ter- minus of the West Virginia Central rail- road, returning the same day, and Wednes- day tho president has about decided to go to Cumberland, Md., to the centennial cere- bration. Mr. nnd Mrs. Root. McKee will leave here to-morrow night for Indianapo- lis. Mrs. McKeo will not return to Wash- ington uutil December. A STONECUTTER With u Combination of Chemical! Proposes to Ciul Stunoi In AnySIinjie. ST. PAUL, Minn.. Sept Bohemian stonecutter of this city nnmed Aug. Boor frcnd has discovered a combination of chem- ic.413 by the use of which thu hardest stone can bo dissolved and cast in finy desired shht'C, the casting being us hard as flint and capable of taking on a brilliant luster. It varies in color according to the stono used, and can bo had from n bright rod to azure blue. While in the fluid It can bo used for coating anything having a stone or glossy jurfncp. Mr. Uoofrccu claims that car whorls and rails unn bo miido iu this way. Ho will start, for tho cast in n few days to secure tho backing of wealthy capitalists. THE WEATHER. STATIONS. ___ lionalon....... Hoarnc........ Waoo........ (.'orstrdna..... J Julias......... I'ftlc-tlno...... Tylor.......... Huntsvlllo.... CnlumbU..... jTompflrntiiro. I .Mar. Cncro......... Htn Aninnio. A S! HI HI HI W M HA M HI SS si 88 ft -i W.Sl 00 IU .Vt Trt 'ill (li .01 .00 .ID .110 e I M e Ivicv'of THE ATTORNEY-GEN HEAL MAKES PUE.LIC HIS ORiNION OF THE ALLEGED MISAPPROPRIATION Of Monoy Paid to tho Delegates of of Fraud Ap- Itaronl--The Attoruey-Geueral Will Take No Action. WASHINGTON, Sept The opinion of Attorney-general Miller. In tho matter of the alleged misappropriation of money paid tp delegates (if tho Creek naliou on account of the Oklahoma cession was made pubi'.d yesterday. Tho facta la tho case are us follows: Ia pursuance of a treaty onterod into between the government nnd the Creek nation congress made an ap- propriation by the act of March for tho payment of to the Creole na- tion for the release of their title to certain land, and by an act approved March 2 in pursuance of a similar treaty made a aome- wliat smaller appropriation for a like pur- chase from tha Semiuoles. The questions Involved aro substantially the same in both CBBOS. It will therefore bo sufficient to refer to the law as applicable to the Creek appro priation. The act making tho appropriation the Creek purchase provides that 000 of the purchase price shall be made a permanent fund bearings per cent interest, and that the remaining shall paid to the treasurer of the Creek nation, "or to such person as shall bo duly author- ized to receive the same at snoh time and in aiich turns as shall be directed liy the na- tional council of aald nation." As a mat- ter of fact it ii represented to theattoruey- eeneral, and be assumes It to ba true, that about of this (mailer sum of money was uwd in a compromise and payment of a note of about twice tbat amount held bv bank in Arkanus, and that tbe great- er part of tbe balance wa> appropriated ia the payment of feea to persona who claimed to have rendered In forwarding the treaty and procuring the appropriation, etc. On- behalf of certain members of the Creek nation It is claimed that theee especially of the attor- ney feee, were a fraud anon the rigkta ofthe people of the nation and in violation of the which prorldee that no agree- ment shall be made by any pemon with anr tribe or Individual tudiani not cltlzent ot the United Statee for tbe pay- ment of any money In eonaideratlon of aervloee rendered or to be rendered, nnleae tbe ume la made in writing and receives the approval of the commluilODer of Indian affaire and the secretary of the Interior, In the matter under contideration it it con- ceded that there wu no contract complying with tbe ttatutt. Another section for ..the recoverv of moneys paid In viola- tion thereof. I? is claimed by tlioee wiio have received thli money that the language of bectlon 4 of the act of il'-.ich 1, ISbK, a purpose on the part of conKrrne to put this smaller sum at the diapooal of the Creek council for such as to that body may fit. The attorney-general this as a correct construction of the act, and that in tbui dividing the appropriation Into two funds, making a permanent m- vustmtnt of one and putting the other at th. disposal of the Creek council, It waa tho Intention of congress that that body should have full authority to deal with it iu its discretion. After the treaty wac made both houses of the Creet council passed acts au- thorizing the payment of the moneys by the United States to certain delegates who received It, and it has not beeu ques- tioned that tho payments were made to the proper partiM. The attorney-general says that he does not see that he is authorized to disregard tbe discretion plainly granted to the Creek council fn the disposition of these funds, or to attempt a recovery thereof. Ou Iwhalf of those who have received theso moneys it is insisted tlmt the five civilized tribes, in which are included tho Creeks aud the Sominoles, stand upon a -different footing from the uncivilized tribes, and therefore the statute docs not apply to them. In this view tho attorney-general ia inclined to share. His right to briiiM an action to re- cover the moneys so paid be so doubt- ful that he has determined not to do so. If these people choose, he says, they can use the name of the Tnited States to recover whatever rights they may believe them- selves deprived of, without the interposi- tion of the attorney-general. In concluding the opinion the attorney- general says that he will not, however, at- tempt to control the action of the district attorney, who may conclude that It is his duty to have this matter investigated by the grand jury, lie is aimoly determined that he, aa attorney-general, will not un- dertake this investigation. He says that be has made no exbreasion to the merits of the claim on one side or ou the other. This ho deems to be the proper course, in view of the fact that ho has no knowledge of the circumstancea except by assertlug on one side or the other. For onysie Tntr. poiiiliorly winK.i. V'or follr.weil liy luh; nin, K ttttt -js Culvnni-tt O Yeai. j wnnis, cooltir. Tlic Weekly News PLANS FOR THE ATCHISON. A 4 Tor Cent Mortgage Tro- for tho Properly. BOSTOX, Mass., Sept. street was busy witli Atchisoa yesterday, and some in- teresting gossip regarding tho future oi Uio system wns heard. Messrs, I.ibby, Abbott, O. W. Peabody and Baring have been ap- ft committee to consider the brond question of uuancial and general reorgani- zation. T.iey have been studying the ques- tion of earning power and trying to increase :t. Some fruits of their labor are seen and others nro to appear. Tha (treat problem before thorn is to bring to 0011 of not earnings Into harmnny with of charges. If the onrnings will not to the level of tho charges she latter muswje mnde to meet tho former. It is not quilo certain yet what advances the earn- ings may make, hut it is believed to be evi- dent to the ronunitteo that fixed charges will havo to bo reduced iu some way. Two schemes have been advanced, either or of which may bo adopted. It Is proposed cither to issue a bond or to issuo extra slock. If the first is considered tho moro feasible plan. 11 blanket boml to the amount of paying 4 pur cent In- tercut and covering the entire system, will be laancd, but tho r.mount will depend upon tho permanent deficiency that exists be- twoeu Iho earnings and tho expenses. It is tho general Impression, however that no rflnlca! policy will ba adopted before tho ginning of tho year. He Delayed the Kail. Toi., M'nnhal ,f. K. Uitliop of Dublin glvcm a preliminary hearing 1-ofnrn United States eo-nml-niourr FitiV laiii night on n cdartfe of dolcytnff t.ha m.nli ami rriiM bo.nid In of II? am-slrc! a csnilnclor three weeks nnd stopped ilia train. The mail Mug on train wa-t necessarily delayed. Bciurn of Er-SesrtiUrs- Enrttoott. NKW V.IUK. Scpl -Kx-Srrratary Knili- colt. .irrivcil hen- I-V.JHV OA from Livcrpttoi THE OHIO SENATORSH1P. Jollll ti. Jicl.oim m-clarcs Ho Is Not hi the Unco for II at All. CINCINXATJ, O.. Sept. SB.--S. K. Johnson, tho correspondent of the En- quirer, arrived here to-day to "do" Ohio poli- tics, but it is also understood tiiat one of his missions is to officially state tbe position of JohM K. McLean ou the senatorial question. Afttii1 saying that democrat.-) iu Washington aud New Vork and many republicans there believe that Campbell will elected, JoUuson said in wply to tho question, Will a demoorutic logislature mean John 11. Mu- Lean for United States senator? "Not by any means. The talk about Mc- Lean for senator has got to bs a disease out here. McLean la nut afttictod It. Mr. >r.cLeau to me over and. over just what he has frequently said iu public, that he was not a caudiu_te for tbo senator- ship and would uot be under any circum- stance. I was with him In New York last Tuesday, aud when I directed his attention to paragraph connecting his name with the senatorship he told me that he didn't flatter bimsolf that tho pconle of Ohio were yearniiiE for him, but bo added test if the legislature should he democratic by an overwhelming majority and he could gen the eexiatorship for the mere asking he would not have it. I have been with Mr. McLean for ten years, and iu the course of my work I hnvo been frequently In confidential relations to him aud he .has never deceived me. If ho were a candidate for the senate I know that he would not take the trouble to give a contrary story. There would be no sense in his doing so, Yon may bet your last dollar that J. It. will not be up for senator, no matter which party is on top." "How much part McLean going to take in Hamilton county politics this "Don't know. 1 only know that he be- lieves in tbe success of the democratic "WHO represents him "Nobody. .You can buy pooU on that, too. U anybody pretends to represent him hfi is uu impostor." LONGVIEW LOCALS. Oae Kcero Dies of Heart Disease and Two Olh.r. Arreitwl f.r Fraud. LOSCVIEW, Tex., Sept. A prominent Dfgro, Jack Smith, nine mlleawut of here, wiui'trlcken with heart dlseaae Saturday ojornlng while iu bis horse lot, and vomited a large quantity of blood, dying before kit clothes could be removed and hlraaelt placed iu bod. Be had never been affected previously and appeared to be in perfect health uulil that morning. 1IU death, though certainly from natural causee, wai a very ttranire one. Ed. Lockett a former eeetlon boee east of here, and Jim Bell, were ar- for defrauding the Texas and Pacific Hallroad company last year, in reporting a mule u having been killed by tbe Texae and Pacific, wuleu wa> paid for, but aeq'itntly resurrected and made a crop this year. Both gave bond lor their appearance at the ntxt of tbe district court. SHERIFFS' DEPARTMENT. I Nft matter fur this oolumn that don not the of A member of the ahsvclatioii of Texas. 1 Ltr. COCSTJT. GlDLisas, Sept. offl- cen> aro reqaaeted to look for one light bay or dark .chestnut sorrel mare and rider. Man hands high, branded T on left shoulder, very liuht mane and tail for her color. Addreu O. A. Bexley, sheriff Lee county. .Strayed or stolen on tho night of the 7th instant one sorrel horse branded ou left shoulder J S with unrler utroke, bald face, hands high. Address O. A. Bexley, sheriff Le.e county. rAYETTE CorSTV. ScnDLEKHunc, Tex., Sept Look out for and arrest a Mexican by the name of Augustln Keino, described as follows: Low, spare built, about 5 foot C Inches high, black hair, black mustache, a few pock marks iu face, rather good looking, weight about 130 pounds, who shot and killed another Mexican last night. He was traced in the direction of Smithvllle, Bistrop connty, where he has friends living. All officers keep sharp look out for him. If found notify. B. L. Zapp. sheriff. U1LLCOUSTV. GROESHECK, Tex., Sept, Who wants one Burleson, alias D. L. Johnson, about 5 feet S inches high, dark complexion, also hair, eyes and mustache, age between 33 and SO years. Strayed or stolen, one brown mare brand- ed half cirele 2 on the left shoulder and a brand- rcsemblinir a briar hoek right shoulder. Teu dollars reward to any one delivering her to J. K. Cowaer, Hubbard City. Tex. DALLAS COfXTV. DALLAS, Tor., Sept, Sheriffs, arrest a man 22 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches, liglit complexion, new wool hat. pink stripped shirt, jeans pants. Wire Johu H. NECROLOG1CAL. JIT-fiK KDWAKn ST. Louis, Mo., Sept. Judgs Edward Lewis, late pr-siding justice of tho St. Louis court of appeals, died suddenly at his residence last uight the bursting of a blood vessel in his heart. Judge Lewis was boni in Washington, D. C., February 22. and was a blood relation of Geonre Washington. Ho came to Missouri in 1S45 and to bt. Louis in ISM, and was for a time editor of the Dally Intelligencer. In he was on tho BreckinridKd electoral ticket, and In 1S73 was a presidential elector, and cost his vote for Seymour and Blair. Ho was elected judge of the court ot appeals in 1376, his term being twelve years, from January 1, ___ Merrill Will Not Have It. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. A special to the Times from Hiawatha, Knn., says Con- grcssmnn E. X Merrill to-day received a dispatch from Hon. J. A. Anderson, his congressional colleague, to tho effect that President llarrhion desired him (Afarrlllj to consider a proposition looking ?.o his ap- pointment as commissioner of pensions. Mr. Merrill replied that he would not per- mit his name to be used in connection with tho commisalonershlp, and recommended that if the choice wai to be roaila among Kanaas men it fell on Captain Henry Booth, department commander of Kansas G. A. H. I AFTER KILLING HIS AVIFE A MADDENED HUSBAND SEEKS HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW, And Semli tier to tho Koullul the I'.losiod Did Not I.I1IO tho Idea of Uij IVifo Distributing liar Facort CuiUufis. BELLEFOXT, Pa., Sept., 23. -At Phillips- burg to-daySiloy Hopkins, aged 25, shot and hilled his wife and his and then rnarto an unsuccessful attempt to kill himself. Hopkins was engaged in numer- ous quarrels with his wife during the past two or three months. Two weeks he left home, returning yesterday. They had another quarrel this morning, in the course of which Hopkins pulled a revolver from his pocket and shot his wife dead. This oc- curred on the first floor of their home, and the frenzied maa after killing his wife rushed to the third story, where his mother- in-law was, and aliot her, too, killing her instantly. He then loft the houso and went to a neighbor's stable, where he attempted to kill himself, firing two shots at his head, but neither of them did much damage be- yond ploughing a couplo of grooves iu the top of his skull. He confessed to killing his wife and mother-in-law. Tho following letter was found upon him, which (hows the probable motive for the crime. "HoUTZDALE. Pa., Sept. Ihave written many statements of what I am going to do. Most of the people in' Phillipshurg have hounded me to get me out of the way eo Edward Hughes and dear Eddie GolJ ricks, cracker agent, can have Iheir own way. They have Used my wife Maggie as theirs. I love her to Idolatry, and these men can never have her again. I will die first. I want this directly understood. I want my body eent to Robert Hopkins, 27 Stone Rochester, N. Y. I hope we will both reach heaven. Good-by. Whoever comet in my way when I meet Maggie will go down with her." "Saturday, Seft To-nieh t is my time if everything Is all right Mind my words, I want my body home jnstailfalL I hate to do a crime like bnt they have hounded me aronnd Ull lamitirred to it" letter was addreaud to a uewspapar with the reaaeat that U be bubllahed after tbe death ofthe writer. Hopklna, who had been away from the town for a tew dan, waa arroUd Saturday for aaeanlt and bat- ter? on bis wife, commitu.1. a week an. He was tried and committed to jail In oataalt ot bell For (ose reason theconaUble tailed to take him to jail, bat permitted bim to run at liberty. FOUND IN A TANK. KAN ASTQSIO, Sept. This morn- ln( the body ot Mrs. Clara Taurnat wai found on hut hutbaad'a winch, eigUt mUea north of 8aa Antonio. Ska lay in a task 800 yards from the boasV and wu floating face downward. When brought to thorn it was tbat then ware cnta under aad over each eye. The noae was brnUwd and the lips gashed. Tbe appearance of the wounds indicated that aha had been dragged to the tank face downward. She was last seen on Saturday evening KOlng after the cows in an opposite direction to the tank. Her'bnsband, who is a eonntr commissioner and a member of the pretent grand jury, was absent at the time. On bla return late Saturday evening a vigorous search waa prosecuted throughout his large The tank in which the body wat subsequently found was examined. The dead woman was 53 years of age, of exem- plary habits and disposition, and was not subject to fits or any disease of the kind. She was of a cheerful disposition. No havebeeu noticed near the premi- ses. The for there is little doubt tout she was Is apparently an unsolvable mystery. Mr. Taurnat is a man of large means and will spare no effort to trace the assassins. ON A FORGED CHECK. a Se- A Scheme That Got a Tonne rleus Srtap. FCLTOV, Mo.. Sept. J. W. Farrar was arrested here last night on a charge of for- gery. He waived prcliminaryexamination, and his trial is wt for Friday next. Farrar filled ont a blank on tho Southern bank and after hanking hours tried to nse the check, which was drawn fortIO, in payment for goods at several business honsw. He would select some" small article, worth 73 or and then present the check and want the change. As the fellow was a stranger in the town this conduct aroused suspicion aud Farrar was arrested. He now confesses that he wrote the himself aud filled in camesof his own creation. The check was made payable to an unknown man by the name of J. W. Mason, or bearer, and signed by Joe W. Mayor, under which were the words, "Signed by wife." Farrar says he fliei] up the check to get some money and did not think there was anything wrong about it. Ho says he was IS years old lost February and grew up and lived all his life near Midway, in rfoone county. Mo. lie came here about a wet k ago and has worked a few days at the pot- tery and on the waterworks improvements. He says his parents are bo'.h deml, Vat that ho has three brothers living with different families iu Econe county. A GUILTY CONSCIENCE. Arrested on Own Confession for KUlir.g 1U> Sttpfalker. 'Kan., Sept. 22. -On his own I confession of having murdercJ William Sullard, his stepfather, Dick arrested here to-day and held to await in- vestigation. Gannon was in jail here a ago for killing a man, and when released he went to Wellsville, O., to collect some money, said to he owing him by his atep- f athor. Ou his return here this morning Gannon got drunk and toiil hi; companions that he and the old man had quarreled, and that he (Gunnon) had shot his stepfather deed. When tho sheriff henrdof the matter ho put Gannou behind the b.irs. THE SOUTHERN COTTON OIL CO Teuc... HIGHEST PRIOH PAID FOB Completed tha Inspection. KANSAS CITY, Mo., September tary of the t3ep.irtr.icnt of tjtticiUlui-o ami parly atrived in tiiist city to-night, hav- ing completed Inspection ot KOCKhum Indui'itv In Kiuissn Tho socre- tarvan.l parly wiil ihc yuu.i to-iuorrow and UMVO in the. evening f.M- Washington. A Lena; Jeurnej-. ?3 thaChicagii hio-olist, started fram tha IVlaco liMol" M ro tUy his journey by wRircl hs ta ju i a Oft y days. _E._W. THOMPSON, Manager Joliot when ho bronght Martin down was another notozfous Now York thief named Joo Parsons, alias Clark, who bad served three terras at Slug Sinn, and who know that Martin was au escaped convict from that place. Martin, believing that Parsons had told that he wag an escaped convict, determined to be revenged and this morning, a few moments before he was to bo brought out aud turned over to the New York officer, he picked up a shoemaker's hammer in the shop and rushing up to Par- sous mude a murderous assault on the con- vict, striking; him several crushing blows in the head aim back, knocking the man pros- trate. The infuriated Martin meant murder would navesucceeded in his design had not the abop guards seized and disarmed bim. Parsons was carried to the prison hou- pltnl where it found that although he trad lost a great deal of blood aad had ser- cral ugly wounds his chances of recovery were good. Martin was heavily-ironed and started buck to Sins Binic on thi aooa crain. His sentence at SingSing isa ten-year one from which he escaped in May, 153T. has eight years yet to serve. A BLACK AT BAY. no Barricades Himself to Resist Airee! but Finally Cornered. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. A special to the Journal from Miami. Mo., constable of this town was called upon last night to arrest Whltflold Powell for threat- ening to kill a white man with whom had quarreled, Powell was known to be desperate character, and the constable) swore in two deputies to assist him inmftk- inp tho arreet. when the officers arrived at bouse they found the doon and barricaded. They attempted to break ia, but Powell fired several ahots through door with a revolver mid drove the away. ThU morning the constable renewed the attack assisted by a posae of uoMel deputies. Powell opened 3n on them and held at bar for a time, alightly wounding two of the officers. Finally the front door of the barricaded house was broken In and ral- ley of sbdts fired at the negro. Two ot took effect, one in the leg and OM In shoulder. He wu arrested and locked Dfx A _ DIVORCED WIFE geeks the Quartan of Her OM awl UMots Henelf. CLEVELAND, u., fil-Mlee Q. BjMua, the divorced wife of Heery Keo-, a fire department weal te> thr city hall, when Kanoagaan WM doty hut night, ud aeked to en him. After waiting a considerable ttow toefcfi re- volver from her packet and ahot ta the left breast. Bfie tejtee) to pital amd BOW in eriUoal emiltloo. trteh Mull ot her recovery. It WM that the woman to ahoot Kuaw man. Bantu aaj> lie abootinc ww esulnly accidental, and the w tendance) eayi tkat the wound bean hnr in tie aaeertioo. CHICAGO, HI.. aa-Tke tko mnrdcred fenai it I tMed as Uwt of Bannwl K. Brim oCMaoaOeU, a Bttek of field. the UnttoMtton witaatti dtfl- culty. The pottct kare oJataveWB ttattfce) gun uaed by E. the ed rnankr, blood an It addi- tional erideoce potoU to Pirdy M Reinliw'e aUjw. Pwdir BM der arreet at Waasfleld, who traml- ine; oompoloD of Bdnlnnr. It kawwtt that the latter had Joat prior to kxi death. Tbe Boney baa not been lound, Found FUatiac. PEOTIDKXCE, R. L, Sept 33 body at Philip Lannan. ft carpenter 35 yemn wai found flatting In the to-day. Be) had been miaelne since Wednniay. was evidently robbed and murdered, and It Is bMieved that more than one pfrcoei concerned in the affair, aa the wonioe oei the body wen made witb different menu. lie waa six feet high and of rower- fnl builiL It Is that he got Into ngbt while under the influence alliquor. Awaited by a Cowboy. Bis grniMiS, Ter, Sent 2i C. Q. Slaughter of Dallas waa assaulted by Tom Fletcher, a cowboy, wtile superintendinc the loading of some cattle, and was knocked down, though not seriously hurt. Great io- dignation Is felt In tbe community at unprovoked attack on a defenseliea but fortunately assistance was at hand be- fore any serious damage waa done. Dallu Police Xake a Bald. DALLAS, Sept. police nude ratal on the houses of prostitution and where garnim 1s carried on, Satardar night, nnd arrested mare than thirty neei and women, who will be .called to Htewer before the city court to-morrow morning the charge of vagrancy or earning. Not Onilty. DEXTOX, Tei., F. Parschall, charged with the murder of K. Owen, bceu fouud uot guilty. Escaped Prisoner Captured. HUTCHIXS, Tax., Sept. Wilson, an escaped prisoner from the county farm- has been captured. BURNED TO A CRISP. c lV.inl Starr of Girl and a Can. A. Desperate Crlaalnal. .foMST. 111. I the famous ttato dutcctivd of Naw who is noted as the man that never j a criminal's face once it, %r- At .Toilet ihli morning with a requisi- tion of Tom Martin, Stew- art, a noted i'ovi bnrglar who iiid ee- I rapod from Sing by being smuggled ou'. of the prUon in a laundry biiVei. his M.MJW from Sing Sing Martin made hii way whfro to was picked up o1. a charge o' and con- tu ,.'oliet for lutKeirang of GHAxnviKw, I'ei., Sept. Goorgia, the 13-year old danshter of the Rev. Mr. Berry, lircA about two aud a half miles from Gr.indview, while attempting to build a firej by using kerostmo, was burned almost iuto a crisp, front which she died in about four houvs afterwards. There was some littla firs In the stove, and when pouring oil from tbe can blaze 'puffed aud Ignited the oil, whlefc caused the can to explode, throwing thai burning oil all over the room and the clothing. one was preeent at tbe ttenn except the mother, who did all poaalbln to extinguish the flames, but before ta4 ooul4 tear the clothes from the body the Injury wu ai abore ctated. A gentleman at work near by heard the ncreams and hastened to the relief and was just in time to care the houso from burning to aahea. OLIVER WISEMAN, A Wei? SprsrtJrtr Oifcrftetw, tfe4 CIutchM of CcncumytlOD, ST. Lot's, Mo., Sept man, one of the known In tint coa-icr-, n dying of having twin uaable to kia bed tar eer- eral weeka paet WiMman ccwlacte backet shop ia this city, AWRGP of tbe) bnM-ball --i had making e. book at the ran'.eru dowihy Ilia FUleaai eccentrlo well do, cai I au >u We, anV la eA OMcH leV ;