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Advocate (Newspaper) - October 19, 1901, Victoria, Texas M ry v FRENCH JECfKR PUBLISIIKKS FIMT YICTOHIA AKD Vicreiiu OouKTV SKCOND SOITJIWJMIT TKXAR 1N UKNMI v i VOLUME LV VICTORIA TEXAS SATURDAY OCTOBER 19 1901 Bordering and Ceiling Papers Complete and UptoDate matched the niostpopular colors tints and shades Ie t from a stock of Tlifee Thousand Rolls Our prices cannot fail to be satisfactory and we have some fine patterns at pop ular lov prices Call and See Our Stock Respectfully HEATON BROS VICTORIA TEXAS EVA CARR FOUND DEAD IN HER BED IN AUGUSTA FOUR PARTIES UNDER ARREST Window Was Pound Open and Under It Were Beer Kegs Indicating Means by Which Murder ers Gained Access to the House Augusta Ga October Eva Oarr known in Augusta by the name of Eva Jones and as Eva Powell was found dead in her bed in the front room of her home No 14 Marbury street this morning She had been choked to death during the night The police found the room in which the dead woman lay thrown wideopen the front door ajar and both windows up The in mates of theliouse for the nigh Eulia Crouch and 0 M Tories did not know of the crime unlil they got up this morning They had heard nothing during the nightto cause them lo make an investigation They were informed of the womans death by Jesse Wilson who brokeinto their room and asked them to come and see what was the matter They followed Wilson and in the front room found Eva stretched on the bed An examination of the premi ses showed that tha house was entered from a side winiJow opening into the yard Two beer kegs had been rolled under the window and piled one upon the other The kegs were gotten several doois away Tha window had evidently been raised with as lwo panes of glass had been cracked At the front a brick was found on the sill oi the outsidebut the wjn dow could not be forced as it had been nailed Prints of the on the ground under other side windows showed that an effort had been made to raise it The police placed EuliaCrouch G M Jones Jesse Williams Jesse Wilson and Ed Speer un der arrest to await the investiga tion by the coroner Goroner May held an inquest in the afternoon at which the prisoners except Spee were examined The testimony de veloped nothing Crouch and Jones declared went to bed at 3130 oclock and that Wilson went away at dark Wilson claims he spent the night at home Jones says he heard a noise in the front room some time after midnight and awoke iEulia but they decided that it was a horse in the yard The witnesses all declared that Wil son and the dead woman were on the best of terms An unfinished letter was found on the dresser Of the dead wo man It was dated October 13 and indicated an affection on the part of the woman for Jesse Wilson to whom it was written Speur had been discarded by Eva yrr Wilson some time ago The real name of the woman is Eva Powell Tier parunIs reside jnpar Amuricus Ga From letters received from the mother it is evident that they were ignorant of the life the daughter was lead ing They thought her married The Charge The other morning a man named Sissons who stammered dreadfully was placed in the dock of a London police court It was very difficult for him to pronounce his own name lie had the misfortune to stay ontlate and make an uproar over night and to account for it before the magistrate the next morn ing Sissons began to reply Stop tha noise and tell me your name That will do said thn magi strate severely Policeman whats this man charged with I think yer honor hes charged widsqdywater Moments MISPLACED CONFIDENCE A CONFESSED RAILROAD SPOTTER NIT HARD BY JUSTICE ADAMS NO SYMPATHY SHOP HIM He Was Arrested For Carrying i Pistol Confided to the Court That He Was a Spotter and Got Pine There is one railroad spotter in jail who will not be ao careful next time be is arrested tn inform tins judge wtmt his business in This spotter has felt the heavy hand of law as administered by justice Tad T Adams and he wiU probably not forget the ex peiience as long as he lives t Dwputy aberiff Stevens arrested a well dressed man near the In ternational Great Northern de pot for carrying a weapon The prisoner confided to him that lie was a railroad spotter and showed his credentials which in eluded a commission from a St Louis detective agency train sheets and other papers Deputy Stevens took him lo Justice Adams office Now lie Justice is an exrailwny conductor and if there is one class of men that he despises below all others it is The prisoner asked for a pri vate interview Judge he said confidently Im a spotter A spotter said the justice as though puizled irtiats that replied the prisoner a spotter id one who watches rail road conductors to learn if they are honest the justice in a tone ol quiet surprise So youre a spotter Well you werent arrested for thai were you Ah no I was arrested for cai rymg a gun Did you have a jun on yoiil1 Have you got a right to carry No Have you got any pnper tbout you ro show who you an iisktid the justice Tin prisoner produced u bun of papers all of which til justice gravely read said he what do you wish lo o J waul to plead guilty and I WMiit you to make it as lijht as piiMhlt Judge Are jmi rciidy to pleadiiow Vis Ail riuhr1 said the juance thru tuinioj to hia clerk John Kiilsir he oonlinued enter A plea ol guilty I fix the fine at 1200 The prisoner looked like gome one had slapped him iu the frice as the justice pronounced Ihe words When he was being taken to jnil he remarked to Deputy Stev ens that the justice hud been very hard on him Oh I guess his bieakfaat didnt agree with him said Deputy Stevens She spotter has been using Ihe wires frantically in an effort to in dnce his employers in Si Louie lo pay his fine Ulien the railroad conductors who run Into San Antonio heard the story they sent A delegation tn Justice Adams to express their appreciation of Wbu he had done MAN AND WOMAN IN JAIL CIURGHI WITH MURDER NO DEAD BODY IS FOUND Accuser Now Asscrls Thai Supposed Victim Is Alivc Hidinj In A Swamp jf Charleston S diabolical plot per sons for murder was nippucl in the burl today by a startling con fessionmade under oalli to lai ler Graddicjfby Steplicn Bridge man pf Two weeks ago David Brown swore out a warrant charging Colia Law rence andColoucl Brown with the murder of Benjamin Law rence the formers husband Lawrence had disappeared and according to Brown liis body had been cut lo pieces tied with iron and sunk in Cooper river Efforts to find the body failed and themysterious disappear ance of the husband was so con spicuous thai a close net was be ing gathered which would havo undoubtedly led 1o the convic tion of the pair Today how ever Bridgcman reached the city and reported that Lawrence was not dead but was hiding in the swamps above Charleston Bridgemans story was that Law rence hoped to have his wife and Colonel Brown convicted and hanged for murder and ho in tended to remain in the swamps until the execution was over David Brown it appears got frightened at the desperate pre dicament of the prisoners and after confession he fled It is thought that Lawrence can lie located Tomorrow UIP sheriff of the county will make a thor ough investigation and the pri soners will be released Bwh a clear case based however on circumstantial evidence was be ing worked up against Colonel Brown and the woman that they have been sent up for life if not hanged Haul your seed cotton to the roundlapgin You can sell it in the seed or you can have it gin ned into your own bales which you can store or take ho in o with you or sell on the spot at the roundlap premium You can keep your seed or to the roijndlap ginuer at the highest market price BOTH LEQS CUT OFF A German Boy Died Soon Afler Being Picked Up Plantersville Tex Oct Martin Ilaglc a German boy about J 6 yeai s of age who lived five miles north of here was found this morning on the tail road track between Montgomery and Montgomery Junction with both legs cut off living only n short while after being found No one seems to know how the accident occurred but the gen eral supposition is that while at tempting to ride a freight train he fell and was run over his remins Avere brought back hero this morning HeatOU BrOS Victoria and as General Depository for SCHOOL BOOKS adopted by the State of Texas We also carry a full Hue of the different school books nsecl in other than the public SchoolsAl ways in stock a large assortment of Pens Pencils Ink Paper Copy Composition and iilaiik Books HEDTO BROS Full lineof Pen and and all other requisites of the school room 1 BOOKS SOLD FOR CASH ONLY All ordeis will receive prompt attentionand books forwarded by mail orjex press as may he desired by the purchaser Victoria and Cuero Texas SAM CHONO ACHINESE RESTAURANT KEEPER IS BUTCHERED CRIME COMMITTED EARLY IN DAY Head Butchered and Body Hacked In Many Places With a Hatchet His Trunk is Rifled by Perpalralors Of the Crime Soguin Tex Oct Ghong an aged and inoffensive Chinaman was found murdered in his restaurant east of the city park about 9 oclock today His head had been literally ciiopped t pieces with 1 hatchet both of his hands badly cut about the wrists and his neck badly cut in Ihe back Ilis skull was badly fractured the hatchet having penetrated the bone twice The evidence showed that the crime must have been committed early this morning as Ghorigs body was not still when discovered Robbery is supposed to liavp been the motive though on his person was fonrm 810 in cash in his trunk was found in greenbacks which had evidently been overlooked and a good sil vo watch was in his vest pocket hanging on the wall It is sup posed that the assassins were in terrupled and they did not com plete their work As to what they secured is not known though they made a hasty search through his trunk The Chinaman had relatives in San Antonio who have been noti fied A negro was arrested at 1 oclock this afternoon at the Southern Pacific depot He had worked for Sam Gluing during the fair In his grip was found a pair of overalls saturated with blood The blood had gone through his overalls and stained his pants Another grip was found containing a quantity of eggs butler popper and like ar ticles ordinarily used in a res taurant The ofllcers feel sure j they have one of the right men i for evidently there was more than one as the trail shows there were two t Last evening about dusk Louiii Wassonieh was held up almost the heart of the city by highwaymen He scared them off by throwing his hand behind his coat though he was ecl The ofliicprs are making eTerjf effort to secure the arrest of the guilty parties Four Mexicans have already been arrested on suspicion For Hougekeepera It has been brought to the tt1 ten Li on of this paper thatabak s ripgrs ing powder is offered for sale hero which contains alurn Alum is unlit for food ing iniiijrislimi o him heart low complexion constipation attendant ills It is not fair our people that such a disguised as a baking should be sold in order to maker or a grocer a little profit regardless of the healthof thn family Good baking powder costs rl about fortynve cents a pound Alum baking powder is twenty five cents a poundor less 1 The difference in cost between good and wholesome bakingpow i dor and an alum powder would not exceed a dollar for a whole xt 1 JV years supply People are very a foolish to take the risk and suffer i ill health for the sake of a few pennies which after all are not i saved U Good baking powder is one of the most useful thingsin the household and we seriously urge our readers to save their health and money also in the end bj insisting upon having a good brand like Royal or Dr Prices These powders are shown by the Government tests to contain neither alum or ammonia If requested to do by our subscribers wo will publish name of the alum baking powder i sold here ;