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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 27, 1901, Victoria, Texas idofia JLd vacate FlMT VlCTOHU VIOT9KU OOlNTV BlCPND BoiTllWKSTTilAB U HtHflORlPTWN flOO fjilt VICTORIA TEXAS SATURDAY JULY 27 1901 NUMBER 8 Eorderings and Ceiling Papers Complete and UptoDate matched designs of the most popular colors tinlr and sliades We do not sell by suirple book but from a stork of Three Thousand Rolls Our prices cannot fail to be satisfactory aud we have some fine pal lei us at pop ular low prices C ill and Soe Our Stock Pi prcliully ATON BROS VICTORIA TEXAS Negro Wan Chops Wpin ans Head Al most Off IN BIRMINGHAM JAIL Prioiier Says He Bxpecls To be Htmg aud DoeMit Care To Live any Lon Takes It All Very Coolly Birmingham Ala July 22 Jerry Demus colored is in the county jail charged with wife murder committed at Ensley on Saturday night Uemus cays that he doesnt care if he hangs for his crime He states that his wife had not been kind to him and that he had grown tired oJf her treatment lie states that she left him recently but he prevailed upon her to return home and begin life anew She cameback Saturday Demus adds that when she came home he sat down and look ed at her and the longer he loqk ed at her the madder he got Finally he said he could not stand it any longer so ho went outprocured his razor shar pened it and returning jerked the womans head back and cut throat Demus said that that is all there is in the story Wlien asked if he did not think that he would be hanged for the crime fiemus replied I know they will hang me for it but I dont care It will be only two more negroes out of the and her Coroner Pprris made a preli investigation into the Wiling and the facts brought out substantiate the story told by Demiis GAMTOX1XA tb Kind You Han ten Kfutut Died In Mew Orleans Fntnt Fridays Daily Yesterday morning a message to Dr B R Hopkins was re ceived conveying the sad news of tho untimely death of his eld est son Rene William Hopkins Rene as he was familiarly called was horn April 26 1882 in Vic toria and at the time of his death which occured Wednesday at 8 p m was 19 years 2 months and 28 days of age The re mains arrived in the city this evening and the funeral took place from the residence of Dr E R Hopkins at p m Quite a number of friends wit nessed the administering of the last sad rites at the church and interment in tho Catholic ceme tery Rev L Wyer who arrived in the city from San Antouio officiated The following gentle bearers L D Heaton H 0 Graman W J Keef Dr Brainan T D Woods Ed Regan Victoria Cuuutyt First Bale From Fridays The first bale of cotton of this season for Victoria county was ginned today at the Goldman Giuneiy t is i pleasure to witness the working of the new machinery which is pronounced to be second to none in the State as the entire plant is entirely new from the boilers to the presses and Mr Goldman can turn outeithfer the round bale or square just as his customers wish and when it comes to prices his motto is Opposition to none competition to all Prom Fridays Daily The CornJuice and Toothpick Tobaccorepresentative has been in the city supplying almost every one desirous Of a chew with the above brands He left for Goliad this afternoon to re turn Sunday Another Coal Oil Victim Remarkable Story told by Virgil Gloer Of Nickajack HE ADMITS HIS BUILT Says lie Took Wheel to See For Money to buy Clothes Talks about Uncle Atlanta Oa July City Detectives Walton Oanip bell and Simpson arrested Virgil Gloer yesterday morning on the charge of stealing a bicycle they locked up a young man who told a most remarkable story Gloer admitted that he stole a bicycle at Nickajack aud said that the wheel belonged to his uncle I took that bicycle staled the prisoner because I had to liave money with which to buy some clothes and shoes My uncle H H Moss is my guar dian and they tell Die that he ughtetO have for me He says that the courts wont let aim give me any money now He runs a big store and I owe lira some money I saw the bi lycle and I just got on it and a m e to Atlanta I meant to sell the wheel as soon as I got here but the Srst fellow I offered it to told the police and they had me back in this prison in no time I want io get out of this He asked an officer if his uncle wouldnt prosecute him if the case would be dropped He was old that bis uncle could stop the case if he wanted to Then I am going to get out of aere exclaimed Gloer I did nt sell the wheel and when iny uncle gets the bicycle back I know he wontkeep me in jail Gloer does not appear to be very bright and the officers do not be lieve the story he tells about his uncle who is a well known and respected merchant at Nicka jack The Excursion Paris Tex July 7 yearold daughter of Sam Oar lisle a tenant on W 11 Ficldings farm a mile north of Potty was burned to death while starting a fire with kerosene yesterday ev ening From Fridays Daily Last night about 500 people from Cuero Beeville Victoria and intermediate points went to the port to have a jolly good liiuo in bathing boat sailing dancing etc The Victoria band went along with the merry crowd and furnished some excellent music for the occasion The en tire pavilion was crowd ed and everybody seemed to have a good time Every thing passed of quietly except incoming home one of the excursionist tried to have a better time by making use of his little pepper box but before tlv smoke had cleared away he was in the hands of an officer It is natural for one I black sheep to be in every bunch At 1 oclock the first train start ed homeward the second soon following Stranger laees Cashier With A Suspicious Request PHONE BROUGHT INTO Well Dressed Man AVauts Large bills For Small Ones aud Then Tries To Trade Big Ones For Little Ones Macou On July Ufi morning ho Macon lie came auspicious of nil unknown bill wall drcssod while mmi who paid them a visit fur Ilin oslen sible HirpoHH nl gelling mumy excliRiignd 11 H Ural culled ni the Amoncnii National biuilc anil askoifJBookkcopor B Miirrali to give in H bill for suiiill bills and lho stranger minimi Muirali a number of hillo liul iiii Miirrali cnnnlml them ln Found Iliuy ninoiiiiliul Io Hu liiiudiul OIICK In tinslrnii and Ulan gave him two not Imyea SjOO bill Tbe stranger nxprcssnrl hihi aeif as surprised Hint lio sbouUI iiave given Murnib 8105 and aslt ed srurrali Io count the money over again which ho Jill anil found bis Mralcoiintcorrccl The atrutigiMapoliigisuil aiultlien IIH i be suddenly thought pulluil a 8100 bill out of his nnckel and aslcd Murray in give blni lour iiil bills The presumption is fhiii he slrangBr thought Mnrriy might havu liirgulloii during llnj recount of Ihe money that Lie hai already given him uvo and would baud over lour sills but Muiay was mil aiiglit The American National bui telephoned to the otbcr hanks ii he city Io be on Hit iookout he stranger Me went frruii Hie American Natinual to the ICx chahge bunk anraonuht to j11 old niouey Inr IMI the banks having Ijiim witrnod iv fused to accommodate him II also visited the Kiist sank and tbo Commercial ni Saving banks but mot inut wili i iil recupliun Sincithru be has not been seen aboutihr city 1oiler Kxplosion Mobile Ala July comes of the explosion at Bouse cour Baklin County Ala of the boiler of Lyons Swifts saw mill Engineer Halt was killed and Fireman Linbcrl Jhiydfn badly hurt Tlic mill property was damaged several thousand dollars worth Halt was from Nova Scotia and leaves a wi fr aud child HEATONS TRADEMARKJ1887 KILL THE WORMS and heals the wound aad is the most effective article made for the purpose THE STOCKMANS FRIEND Useful tor any class of animals Particularly Sheep and Cattle Davenpoit hi Flames Ua von port Iowa July in nearly a square mile of this city is in liunes The tire men though aided by companies Irorn Roclr Island und Moline powerless todheclctheflre Sparks from an engine are aaid to have started tho lire The piles Hint iinmiy you m be Hiul h ni il you use UeWills il i Sidve Uevvare of worthless cotmur j leits Dicabacha Plmrraacy Prom Fridays Daily Manly Williams wasin the city today Hill went to Ganado this morniiig G H Oottingham is in Hous ton today Gluts Mfirtin came iu from the oast today J D Mitchell uaine up from the Port this morning Miss Alma Fimble returned home from Lavaca today W T McGampbell was a pass enger from Golnid this morning Hon J C Wilson went to Edna i today to attend the masonic ceremonies T R Woods returned to the j city this afternoon from eastern points of interest las Wheeler went to Wharton this morning to do some work for tin Bailey Mills Go Miss Alice Reeves arrived in j the city today mid will bo the guest of Miss Kate Klpnung Miss Josephine Harris a pop ular young lady from Victoria is visiting fritlids Now lira Mrs WI Moon and children wont to fiilveston this morning to spend a few days visiting re latives and friends Thenwore excursionists from Victoria to Lavaca This was more than sold at all the i other points combined and larg lost number ever sold on a moon light excursion i This morning the A Goldman A Mill whistle echoed throughout UK entire city and caused somewhat of a pleasant feeling among our merchants and shows that the wave of a i good time is about to visit us Obstructions are Placed oa the Sou them Track SECTION MAN JUST IN TIME At Silas Point Near Ten iiile Old Ties Iron and Dirt were Put on The Rails Tennille Ga July at tempt to wreck a Southern pas senger train near Sandersvilla this attci noon failed The train was coming toward Tennille A fc Silas Point a mile north of Sanduisville the track of the Southern runs into a gully ai ound n curve It is considerad a dangerous point Across the rack was a pile of promiscuous dchnj consisting of rocks old iron lies and tree limbs Sec tion man Dugy who had been at1 work in thai section was return ing to Sandersville and discov ered the work of the wouldbe wreckers and had it removed be fore the passenger came Only one hour before the pas senger was duo at Silas Point a special train passed going to Augusta and everything was all right This is the third attempt to wreck trains near Silas Point within the last C months From Fridays Daily Dr R J Cooke the city health officer is in earnest in having tho city cleaned up The people are behind him and will do every thing possible to aid him in clean ing the city The doctor has been working very hard since elected and if the people will continue to assist he will have the city in n first class sanitary condition There is plenty of law if it will only be executed Hii ;