Clipped From The Galveston Daily News
jea- seen tho profit- of imprtBi will be and prepare re- are said to being eminently crossing, by can be all day Bryan of preparing counÂ« requisition for made be Strand beginning all only clsss Co. i t , and TCXM Item*. Tho Columbus Citizen ol 1 yesterday says tho weather continues excessively warm, with clouda sufficient to give tlie cotton worm a fair sweep. are out in fall force in many places Colorado county, and cutting the considerably. It is presumed hall a crop will bo secured. Capt, Verplank Van Antwerp, States -Army, 1ms been appointed .Judge of the Criminal Court of city of San Antonio. This court is similar to our Criminal Court, and organized by law -- passed !y tlie lature of 1800-- -bat it hns, for causa or other, remained a dead upon the statute books. No Judge been elected. It is now revived or vitalized by military authority. Both of the Pan Antonio papers speak complimentry terms of the military appointee.' TheTSrenham Enquirer of Wednesday says it continues to hear of the of tho cotton worm in Washington county, yet it is asserted that the off of the leaves of the plant but the opening of bowls. Cotton picking is progressing finely, and the notices tho arrival of several wagons laden with the cotton of 1lie new the past two days. The Enquirer fears, however, t the prairie crops, though good, will not be as large as has been There is a beautiful growth of but the late snilden change from to dry weather has cmised m a n and squares to shed. We have already published a brief mention from a correspondent of a fearful tragedy last Saturday, at Round Top.Washington county. TheBrenham Enquirer says, from the best information information it can gather, the circumstances as follows : The Germans gave a ball : Walter Holt, Fatten H. Rankiu and John Rankin, sons of tho late Dr. C. I*. Rankin, of Round Top, wore in attendance. It seems little .lohnnie was teasing Holt, when Holt asked to behave, and on a repetition of act, Holt slapped little Johnnie. Patten Uankin interfered. Holt left the room, and Rankin, anticipating the cause placed himself: when Holt returned with a donblo-b \rreled shotgun he received a wound in the abdomen as he entered the gate, from a shooter in the hands of 1'atten Holt was still enabled to fire on Rankin, the charge taking off one side his head, when he fell dead. Holt dangerously wounded, though there was still hope of his recovery when heard from.