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THE GALY1BTON DAILY NEWU SUNDAY, .APBIL S»i, »HABf ENCOUNTER BETWEEN THE DEPUTY MARSHALS AND BOOMERS A Few Mllos from PttKell. I. T.-JJoomere Keslst Jimxts at Ulsloilgment anil Ban-I '"cailo Tlwuisclyoi, but Aro llnntnil with the, Denilly M'luchc»tcr. Li I. T., April 20.-- Regarding tha reported conflict between deputy niM nnd boomord, thirty -boomora were tnfcou i)risoaer,'98Teia beinse woundod. Ono deputy marshal was slightly hurt. For sovoral ' days uiea on horseback hnvo bdeii sooa fording tha Canadian river uorth of Purcoll into Oklnhomn. Men who came iu from limiting trips reported having seen large numbers . of boomers moving in a northeasterly direction, and a hunter who nrrtved last Eight declared that he had found a man plowing in a secluded valley twenty miles from Purcoll. Yesterday morning at sunrise thirteen prairie schooners, well manned, crossed the Snuta Fe tracks below tho. city and forded thorivur. The drivers nrged their animals with whip and clnbs, and tho train wns across and out cf eight before- many residents of Purcell were stirring. A citizen B«W them, however, and he told the others, who hnvo stated but claiais and hope to oc- o«py then* sooti after uoon Monday next. Tho story was soon known nnd before noon a meeting was held. The feolifig against the trespassers ran-higb, nnd lasido thirty minutes half a dozen men had started for them. It was finally decided that the oliief fleputy marshal be called upon to expel the raiders. In the afternoon tho chief deputy, accompanied by three iissitants, rode down to the river and took the same road. There was a fresh trail, and tho party followed this at a^llop. About fourS miles out a man noticed a thin cloud of siuoko issuing from the cofr- tonwoods to the right. A halt was called and three of the party rHConnoftereu. They discovered three wagons about 300 feet from the trail and five men seated around a fire eating their dinner. They were unceremoniously ordered to hitch up. The enterprising boomers were scared, and In less than fifteen minutes were on the back trail in chnrgo of one of tho deputies, who was ordered to escort them across the river nnd then picket the fording plsce until his coin- r»(lc» returned. The latter deployed as 8kirmishers and advanced slowly several miles. Suddenly a shot was heard 0:1 the left and a bullet clipped a leaf above the head of one of the pvty. A minute later a volley rang out in front, and « pony ridden by one of the deputies sank to the ground with a bullet in Its head. The chief of the deputies called out for Lis men to charge. Each bad unalunx his Winchester and all surged forward. They fired Into tho thicket ana shouted like mua- tndn. Thero was no response for several minutes, and the men began to think they bad dispersed their nt sallanis. They soon discovered their mistake. A man popped up nnd flred at them. This was the signal for another fusilnde amoiijt his friends. He retreated down the ravine just in time to escape the fire of tho deputies, who continued to advance and pump their repeat- . qvs. Hajf way down tho ravine the deputies Qlscpvoredtt rouyh barricade of logs and brush across the entrance, and simultaneously (I voioa exclaimed: "Now give Icto them. boy«," A sheet 6f flame poured from the barricade, and a Shower of bullets fell toward the deputies. They had been armed, however, And but one of their number baa been " hit. fcnd l«s wound was not serious. Tho chief deputy ordered n retreat, and gathered hit men about him for a council of war. It was evident that the barricade was heavily manned, lind that a direct assault would be disastrous. Therefore it was decided to attack the flanks of tho enemy. This movement broughttbodeputiosdlrect- ly above tuo barricade. At a given signal they began to snoot from tho top of the ravine right into the midst of the boomers,who were unable to defend themselves from tho attack, Ten minutes of rapid firing ensued, and then a cry for quarter wout up xrpra the barricade. ''We surrender," shouted a mau when the firing ceased. Blood pouring from a wound in his head attested that he. knew he had enough. A hasty advance to tho fort, and tho officers wore In charge of thirty prisoner*), seven of whom were seriously wounded. Two of tk;se will probably die. One of them has a bullet in his left Innx nnd the other one in his abdomen. Martin Fallou of Gainesville. Tex., received a ball in his left thigh. John T. White of Kort Worth wa» struck an t-np shoulder. Samuel Dodd of North Carolina has a deep gash In his forehead. Howard Prabochy of Texas suffered a shattered arm. Johu Youug of Louisiana was shot through the shoulder, The prisoners, all of whom had rifles, revolvers, and plenty of ammunition, were disarmed, the wounded cared for 03 well as possible, and tho march to Purcell was taken Up. The wagons and property of the boomer? were destroyed. Tho ganor were all southerners, mostly from Texas, ~aud rjre- gpnted a forlorn appearance. Their captain, Ed Mclritoah, said that ha had been concealed in the ravine for three days, and that the party was only an advauca guard pi more than 000. who, through agents sent ahead, had selected their claims and proposed to hold them with Winchesters against all comers. "We were notified of the indignation meeting in Purcell," ho said, "and hastily tlirew up the barricade. When we iirst discovered the advancing party we supposed there were only four or five, and Bred one shot as a warning. Then wo found that there wore more, and the boys fired several volleys. But tor the fact that wo were cooped up in the ravine those fellows conld not have dislodged 113. It wo hud Icuown of the movement to capture us wo ·would have boon f u l l y prepared. Tho Oklahoma league is roHponsible for our capture, but wo win get even with it yot." Mclntosh and the other prisoners were taken to the prison pcu, live miles, west of Purceli, an-. 1 , plnccd under a strong guard. Aa hut one ol the marshals wn\ woimdcil nnd bin injury istridintr, tho charge of murder can not be brought ngninst tho men. They may be tried for reslbtiui; arr^:;r, but the belief is that thfiy will be released a f U r Oklahoma is ojiuno'l. Somoi'Xc-itcinenL\v;i9 created by the report that ft large number ot men who are camped on thts \Vjchit;i arc on their way to Purcell. It is Coaveu Umt they may attempt so reaouu t!u prisoners. If buch jin attempt is uiuilo u bluody conflict will follow. '.iOIS'Q IN H10M fl.USLijVII.M-:. r.AlSKsViu.i:, Tex., April SO. --Fifty ims- sciujcrs camo in from tho southeast to tiny on their way to Oklahoma, ami will j;..up on the Santa Fo to-night. The number of tickets Hold from thin point to I'm-coll the pfibt three day.s amounts to -VOG. An extra coach will bo put on to-night to accommodate VUG increased travel, and an nxtr.-x train will be run to-morrow night 01 -Monday morning. Kvery train northward iy crowded beyond ita comfortable capacity, and tho Brardty of rilling ntork on Lite Siuitn Fo r.Iotye prevents tho addition of xtm UdinH, Tnd oxcitomnnt is iinprccodejite'l, nnd cviirybocly tlir.fc can p6i'!ubly got sway IB j^oln^t.o Oklahoma cither to locate claim* or to gratify curiosity. There aro ffentlo- men horo to-day from nearly ovory state oust of tho Mifslsalppl river who name In within tho past tvn ·' Minv i l . - » o; - *'· ', vwiy to Okmhom .. ;.:-ii r - i v .'.-·-·, ix.\ ' ·"- Jnxtcadof procez-'-'.n, iiln-..'. : · . -i. ·· i :.. utatlons OH tliR-t 1 ""- - ·; 'd* 1 ·' f',..n'. · '· otb Jr» «· memlr adTtttturon drif tlM ·lone with tbt. tlsltimivd hoping to c«t«fioi HOinetiilng In t«t Stuerul ·eriunbl*. lu the general discussion on tbcitneta now one scnroely hears anything but Oklahoma, (md QatnciTiUa will be ne»r!y depopulated for the next.two or thrco days. C.WTURED BOOMERS UEIEAEED. KANSAS Cm; Mo., April 20.--A staff correspondent of tho Journal wir-ss that paper tho following from Fnrccll, I. T., to-ul«lit; Tlio apprehended trouble from tho wounding unit arrest of tho boomers has been averted by tha release of the captured men. The Texans changed the course of their march, and fearing a collision with United States troops, havu camped about five miles from tho Oklahoma- border. The two men supposed to bo mortally wounded yesterday now appear to bo in a fair way to recovery, aivj v.nlesa -through some unforeseen accident there will be no deaths resultiupc from tho battle. The Tcxnns at first sworo revenge, but* have prudently concluded to first tAko possession of their lauds, and if they secure their quarter sections they will be satisfied to let the. trouble drop. The rush from tho north Into Oklahoma still continues, aud will do so until after Thursday, whou it is supposed tho lines ofTnnrch will bo somewhat weaker. The line for Isixty miles south to Oklahoma fs practically unbroken. Like water iu u pipe, tbo wagons empty out at one end and till in at the other, always full, and so It Is from the south. All day long tho white-topped Wilsons pass through Purcell, which is only across the river from the Mecca of these pilgrims. The railroad is taxed to its utmost, nnd the Santa Fo has at last solved tho problem of running two trains north · on a single track against two riinniiiK south. With twenty or more trains A day on this now road, not a single accident has yo* occurred, the only misbap being tho breaking of the waterworks yesterday morning, which has caused a scarcity of water. Tho telegraph operators handling all these trains are constantly - at work day and night. That that work has been well done the record of no accidents will boarwitness. Tho business here js simply wonderful. THE HUMAN TI'JE STILL BOLMSO Off. ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., April 20.--More than 10,000 settlers have crossed tho lino within the post threo days, and the cornfmz tide keeps rolling on. To-morrow 3000 will arrive by railroad and wagon, if the latest advices from the nortn and east are reliable. A dispatch received here to-day by tho Gnthrie Town-silo company from Secretary Noble reads as follows: "Tho law restricts town-site entries in Oklahoma to 830 acres each. Aetna! cases will be decided as they arise on application to the district land officers after the offices ore opened for business." Tho following official notice was issued thin evening by tlio Santa Fe: "ARKANSAS CITY. Kan., April CO.--Notice: On Monday, April 23, trains will run as follows on the Arkansas City and Purcell divisions^ First passenger train will leave Arkansas City nt 8 o'clock a. in. Other trains will follow fifteen minutes apart until everybody is moved. Trains will stop at the Oklahoma line, and then move forward to the destination. Trains will leave Purcell at 11.80 a. m. and cross tho lino at noon, and thsn run to the destination, Tho lino is patrolled by troops. "AVERT TtmSEIi, "Division Superintendent." U.LICIT ESTRANGE. KANSAS OITV, Mo., April 20.--A speclalto ;he Star from Arkansas City says; It has icon estimated by ranchmen that from 500 to 1000 boomers will have made an illicit intraiieo into Oklahoma before the .Hd. These boomers generally strike west if tho Reno trail, ford the Cimarrou and enter the western portion of the territory, interest now centers, in Giithrio, and it is thought tho.1 by Tuesday there will bo about 10,000 peoplo in and about that pWe. .Che material for fifty houses has been Bhippid fr9«i one Chicago firm alone. The telegraph cbiptmny Is preparing for a largo day's business on Monday. It has been estir mated that there w|U be 10,000 words tff special dispatches from Oklahoma on tlio MEANS OF COMMUNICATION INADEQUATE. WABUIXOTOX, April 20.--The following telegram has been received at tho war department dated Chicago, 111.: "Tho following telegram, dated yesterday at Oklahoma station, is respectfully forwarded: 'Havo Just arrived at this station. Fonnd everything quiet and am making such dtsuosi- tion sa will maintain peace on and after tho 22d. Means of communication on tha railroad wire are inadequate even for railroad business. A communication in order to certainly reach mo should be wired through Woodward to Fort Reno, with which post 1 aui making arrangements to establish a line of carriers. Will telegraph later as I receiva Information. K. \V. MEBHITT, Brigadier-General. 'Goo. Crook, Major-Gen'l Commanding,' " WILL ATTEMPT TO DIVERT BOOMERS. KANSAS CtTV, Mo., April 20.--Threo land agouts, representing a large private land company of Chicago, passed through tho city to Jay on the way to Wichita, Kan., where they will confer with ten other agents of the company. Their object is to go to Pnrcell, Kingfisher and other places in tho Territory, wiitch land-hungry people arrlv 1 - ing and gui^io those who have money, biifc can not secure a homestead \D. Oklahoma, toward Raton, N. M., and there soil to them land In the Maxwell land Krant,which is almost as large a tract as Oklahoma. DOINGS IN THE DOMINION. d Kxtradition Hill lilscus Kouao of Commons. ' In t pl fc nty of 11101105. dft WpWpftWr I ·-·-· OTTAWA, Out., April GO.-- [Special]-- In the house of corninous to-day tho Hon. Sir John Thompson moving to transfer Mr. Weodon's bill to extend the extradition act to government orders, Mr. Myer suggested that as tho detaiis of the measure, would ereatd considerable discussion, it bo not passed at this late stn^e of tho session. Sir John MacDonald said that there wan a ^re.it nior.-il importance on tho part of the people ot Canada to put tin end to the influx of rascality from the L'nitc;! Ktates. Cynics mizht say that \vo h;ul enough rascality of our own, but it was vroil to tell t h e world that wo don't want either the.se peoplo or thcti' ill-gotten yains. lie- thought that tho bill wns so unobjectionable in principle Hint it would meet, with -tile opposition, but If its dciiiiils wore j f k e l y t o lead to a protracted debute, it wouiil then remain for the hous*f) to say white disnoM- tion should Ijo made of ' i t . air J o h n M.icDonnld pointed out that bulb KnglAlul nnd Canada wero a n x i o u s to enlarge the list of extraditable olVens'j.s, a»vl that whatever delay had bvm in this direction \vr,s duo to tho ;vMon of the American authorities. Jin thought Hint. t h i s bill could only lake effect by proclamation, but holii t h a t liy paHflin/4 It a Kfoat moral objer-t. ivotiM bo gained, as Canada would thereby inform Knglnnd and tli.ri United States that alio was anxious to have tin; extradition treaty enlarged. It would havo a bom'lioiul effect by i n f o r m i n g American defaulters t b n t Canada would not harbor thorn an h o u r if she farcil to proven! it. Ho thought that tho details of tho measure could bo made acceptable to tho house bv Informal dinnunsloii rather than by it set dolmto. Tho motion w.ai pawed. Thrco Brotljora Eoportcit lllllod. ]'O:ITKMITI[, Ark., A p r i l M;.-- It Is reported that the brothers named Arnold, who (eft horo on CTuofulny Ianf, for Oklahoma, were killed on tho road. Ii'lve of tho ' rothcrs were together, nml they attempted ·) pass other boomers on Hie- road whou a ··filitcnnond, Woodn. Albert and Jones Ar- oli Iiolnu killed. The rumor Iniiks con- mfttldn. Tho Ai-iiolilu are part nognj, and "'.·o woll known railroad sonUllctors 1» tho WASHINGTON.. SPECIALS, THE COMMISSION OF SMALLS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT. Suufh CnToHn* lloimbHcnu* Opposing Appointment--No Promlmmt Otiluca far Colored 31eu lu tho South-General Cnpitnl N«wa. WASniNdTON, April 20.-- [Special]-- Tho president has not signed the commission of Smalls, the colored ux-corijrre t isniaa who was understood to bo appointed collector at Beaufort, H. C, South Carolina republicans nro vigorously opposing him, whether on account of t his color or for other reasons Is not stated. A leading republican congressman said to-day that no colored men would be given any of tho prominent offices In tha south. It la holiovod that tho administration will decide in a few days on n policy of removals and appointments. Tho main oauso of do- lay heretofore has been tho question of tenure of democratic officeholders, and as soon as a solution is reached the general walkout will begin. Texas leaders have resigned themselves to a waiting polioy, but It is evident that time drags heavily with them, and they are get- fcing too weary even to keep up tho little rows that enlivened their earlier sojourn hers. John Boyett was appointed postmaster nt Alvord to-day, and William McMannis at Baird, Tes. _ GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. WILL STTOT AMERICAN OIVILIZATWS. A party of four Chinamen of high standing in the celestial empire arrived in the city this morning, and by direction of the Chincso minister took rooms at the Arlington hotel. Thoir names are Y. L. Foo, H. BT. Foo, H. M. Swnmanru and Thon Foo, and they have come as special commission- era from the emperor with Instructions to investigate the ways, manners and means of American civilization. They will be gnided by the legation here to a largo extent in their researches. ' EESlSNATION NOT ACCEPTED. Nathan Smith, for several years appointment clerk for presidential postofflces in the postofllco department, to-day tendered ^ils resignation, which, however, 'the postmaster-general declined to receive, and at the same time assuring Mr. Smith that his services were of such value to him that ho could not consent to his leaving the department. He urged Mr. Smith to accept a leave of absence for a few weeks, which lie finally consented to do. REPORT CONTRADICTEU Snrgoon-gennral Hamilton of the marine hospital service received a telegram, dated Jacksonville, from Dr. P. B. Daniels, president of tho state board of health cf ITlOriiiB, stating that the report of yellow fever In Jacksonville won absolutely false, and that the general health cf the city is decidedly good. A DELEGATION FROM ALABAMA. An Alabama delegation called on the president to-day and talked matters pertaining to the future of the republican party in thfl state. It was composed of Rev. W. R. Pettiford, Captain L. R. Jeffers, Binning- . ham: Phillip Joseph, Mobile: .1. H. Carter, nvill , . . , Ofeonvillei A, N. Johnson, Blacton: L. J. Bryap, Montgomery, and J. F. Washington, Selma. INTERNAL REVENUE COLLECTIONS. Tho collection of internal revenue during the Hist nine months of the peresent fiscal year wne 509,439,4-M, being an increase of S3.053,89() 0!) Compared with collections during the corresponding period of tho last fiscal yoar. " . TOOK Tire OATH. G. G. Rathbono of Ohio to-day took the prescribed path of office and entered upon the disohargo of his duties as chief Inspector of the postomco department. HAP A CONFERENCE. The president and Secretary Wlndom had a long couferenco to-day in regard to appointments and other matters of tho sub- treasury department. DOMESTIC TROUBLES Oauso n Man to Kill His Faiully nul Himself. ADDISOV, N. Y., April 20.-- Frank Hancock, employed as a fireman in tho mill of Wai to Atwoll at Bluorun, Pa., was found dead this morning between 6 and 7 o'clock, having haiiged nirnseir in the bedroom of a ahanty he occupied. In a bod in the samo room lay tho bodies of Uls four children, two with their throats CUB, the- other two stabbed to the heart. The oldost was 10 years and tho youuijest 4. A butcher knife was used In killintt tho children. It was then stuck in tho floor A MUROERER'e MMSIVE. A» E««p«4 Criminal T.IU n*w H dot ' ' TOM, Ap'rirao.-- [Special] -Ths Sun's Rome, Go., special says: Some months ago GeorRe Crouch murdered Mark White in Cl-erokeo county, Ala. He escaped into the Indian nation and a largo reward was offered for his arrest. Detective Bohan- nois followed liinT and brought hirri back, putting htin in tho jail of Cherokee county. Crouch subsequently escaped tinder very suspicious circumstances. A letter has jubt been received from Crouch, dated Ledrou, I. T., Chcvofcco nation, April 13, in which he tells a lively story. He says: I killed Whito, it's true, but having friends, I hnvo succeeded in evading all ·punishment. When I was discovered in tho Indian nation, Bphannon arrested me. I told him of tho reward fur myself and we wont balvers in it. Ho brought me back to the Bounty where I was wanted, only as a pretext to got the money. I lay in tho jail for tho excitement to blow over. Then my brothers-in-law paid the sheriff and jailor to let me out. They paid $100. The bottom dnci- was left open for me on purpos-j for escaping. There was no alarm given until It was known that I was cleat out of tho ·town. I wns soon with tho McGhee's, my relatives, who armed and concealed me, bu'J this was useless, as I had paid the $103 for my liberty which the jailer dave not deny. I beat my way- over tho Lookout mountain. I took the train, being supplied with plenty of cash. I soon lauded back In tne nation, but not in my old haunts. I care not who knows where I wont, for ore this is known I will be in Mexico, where none dare venture after mo. I write this to show there are worse men than myself in office in Alabama. lam guilty of a bad crime, but there'are officora In high office moro gnlltv than I am. At my flrst trial I woo freed With very little effort. The officers were also bought, hence seeing the depravity- of mankind I go to where man is known to be faithless -faithless Mexico. Only a little time there will make me safe. Guards, police and detectives can not move an outlaw from a hand of greasers. Publish this in my defense. I've been shown up in good style In the papers, BO I also want to show up some who pretend toTbe somebody. 1 have no respect for a man who can be bought. ARRANGEMENTS COMPLETED For BrlnKliiR tho Presidential Party to Haw Tork for tho Centennial. NEW YORK, April 20.-- Frank S. Witherbee,;an aide to the centennial entertainment committee, who has been in Washington arranging details with President Harrison, .o-day announced that tho arrangements lad been completed. President and Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. McKee will arrive at Elizabothport at 7 o'clock on the morning of tho 20th. On breakfasting with Governor Greene of New Jersey the party will cave at 9 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sarrlson will meet she party here. Accompanying the president on his special train will be Miss Murphy, a guest at the white-house; ; Secretary Tracy, Secretary and Mrs. Blaine, Miss Margaret Blaine ana Walker Blaine, Secretary Husk and jus- ilces of tho supremo court. Postmaster- eneral Wanamaker will take tho early irain and moot the party at Elizabethport, -md Attorney-general Miller will moot tho arty nero. Secretary Noble will stay at Washington to look after the government, Secretary Proctor will meet tho presidential rnrty at tho naval, parade. After reviewing his tho president will leavs for Washing- on on the 4,09 train. SPECULATING SHARKS. How Tlicy Aro Operntlnjj In Now York on tho Strength of tho Centennial. NEW YORK, April 20.-- Some Indication of tho interest felt here lu the centennial parade is furnished in tho following facts: Despite tho efforts of those in charge of tho affair, speculators have secured tickets to tho main grand stand in bunches from 25 to 200. Tho prevailing price now is from S3 to $10 per ticket, but holders are waitina until tho crowd in here, when they expect to sell tickets at ?'JO each. Mrs. Paran Stevens offered to allow a speculator to erect a stand in front of her house if ho would pay a handsome consideration and allow her tho use of tho stand for hor- solf and friends. A largo window opposite tho Brunswick hotel was ttoid outright by a speculator to a gentleman for the first day's parade for JSOO. In half an hour ho had an offor of $1000 for it. A gentleman who hires a building: on Broadway, just above Fourteenth stfcet, for $0,000 said to-day that ha bad rented his windows facing Broadway for enough to pay bis ront for tbo entire year. A npcculator holds a window in a big cutting house on Fifth avenue and Twenty-ninth street, which is now a store, and ho will not listen to anything under $1000 foi the window. Street car and ico comnanies iro hiring horses they do not need on parade days for $7 each, DALLAS LOCAL DOTS. LAOR MATTERS. MINNEAPOLIS CAIi STTilKE. ST. PAUL, Miun., April 1ft--Tho street car strike continues, but with four policemen to each car. Tho company kept cara moving all day. Xo trouble of moment has been reported. During tho afternoon a large number of street cars were kept trolng, one or two I police being In charge of each. About sixty Kansas City mem havo arrived to take tho places of the strikers. Some of them claim to havo taken advantages of freo transportation to reach this city and did not cxnect to work. John Corcoran, a boy, aged I t years, was arrested to-day in the act of placing R railroad torpedo on thti track." Young Corcoran claimed that ho was paid to do so, and korno more arrests arc expected f n the sanio connection. MiNNKAi'dLis, Minn., April 20. -- Tho Street Car company made no attempt to start its motor lino to-day, but wiles tho now inon camo to fire up they found that the engines hat! been "fixed," tho hollers beinK lilled with soap, soda and vitriol, it took ail day to put them in nhapo. A Mistrial a). Hillaboro, Tex. IIrr.I.si!or.o, Tex. . A p r i l 20.--Tho case of J. M. Drake, which hay occupied tho attention of the diitrict court, since Monday, re milted in a mistrial. .Seldom ban a c r i m i n a l case attr.ieletl as much attention in Te.\a:j as this 07io. The untie, was conducted on both 8idfi with much ability, it is learned from ono of t.ho members of Ihi: jury iliat oight \vero for murder in tho fii-sl, de^rt-c ono for a verdict In tho second decree, anil threo for acquittal. OBITUARY. J I K K H V 0. ruciisox. NEW YORK, A p r i l 20.--K.T-Postinaster Henry tt. 1'iorson died this morning ot hem- orrhaKO of tlio stomach, caused by cancer. Kx-l'o;itrnastor General James. Mr. J'ear- oou'd father-in-lav.*, took r.hnrfr'.! of tho povf,- ofilro aud t,elo;raphnd tlio nowti of the death to I'ofjtm.ifjtc.r-goneml Wanamakor, Oh(r.ouo Botallatlon, Thoro Is talk In China of expelling all Americans In the sorvlun of the Clihi.'HO government In retaliation for the oxclunlon of CMneno from tho United Ktntcs. Ono could not blamo China If U worn to adopt thin policy, but 1 , iui aOoption-rtvould noi bo llkoly to open thit gates nf 'this country to Chluc«o Immigration. [Denver Kopubil- cnn, Prison Holljflou* Service Conductor Arrested --An Injunction Bult. DALLAS, Tex,, April 20.--J. H. Ogden, who for years has conducted religious services to the prisoners in the county jail, was arrested this afternoon on the charge of forging Postmastor Cochran's name fis security to a note on tho American National bank for §200. Last Christmas day tho prisoners in tho jail presented him with n, beautifully bound bible lisa token of their appreciation of his laboni for tneir spiritual welfare. An injunction was sued out to-day by some of the members of tho merchants' ox- chango restraining tho directors from soli- ing thn building under a resolution so directing necently passed by the stockholders. . FIRE K£CORD. THE OIL ULAiCE AT NEW YOHK. NEW YOHK, April 20.--Four lire oncincu and two fiieboats were busy this morning throwing water on tho ruins of tho warehouses aud elevators destroyed iu last iilght'H groat flro. Two thousand barrels of oil are Btill tiuriiiiiic in tho Wllcox refinery, nnd a guerdon of flromon baa been formed to keep tho lire from spreading. Tho union stock yard abattoir, which was a bln/.o early this morning, lias been saved. Tho panplo Injured xro all dolnpj well nnd no further dcr.thn aro anticipated. Tho Xov/ York Central's loss by tho (treat flro foots up ^l.-KJIl.OOO, but more than half of the Imrueti property was iiHidess to tho company and need not be, roplnoM. Another half m i l l i o n and over is eo'-ered by insurance, fio that the actual not I O H H A£ tin; company Is childly on frc.iKht f o r w h l c h It isr'ispomiihio and is uboul, ?:iOO,00!. This iotn.1 low of tlio property by l i r o w i l l not Iro far from $.'),000.000. RAILWAY DISASTERS. SAN ANTONIO SITINGS. THE NEWTON-I.OCKWOOD ATTEMPT- CD ASSASSINATION THIAL. Hcrdlilg Pluco for ;ayotea nnil Jack Jtnbbltl ·.Charged -vvltu DcfnlcnLion -- Court Martial--JU-ynolds* Kelatlonship --Gouo witu Prisoners. 8AU AUTOXlo. Tex., April 20.-- Tho trial of Albert Harry Newton of Mississippi for tho attempted assassination of Banker Lockwood on tha night of tho 8th instant was continued to-day in tho presence of the same tremendous crowd which has witnessed the previous stages of tho trial. The time wns nearly all consumed in examining expert chirographic testimony for tho defense which went to show that tho elgna tures to Newton's checks aud the handwriting of the bogus letter of introduction were not the same. Nowton's negro body servant was put on the stand and testified that ho had occupied tho Isolated house rented by Newton on the 1st instant with the avowed purpose of using tho grounds ns a herding place for cayotes and jack rabbits, which he intended sending to Mississippi to take the places of foxes. The case has reached a stage' where the prosecution is confident of holding thoac-' eused to answer to the ccrand jury find to tho district court, desi/ite the strong alibi testimony introduced. It has been a nine days' wonder, but the general public is as ranch Interested as ever. THE MAVEIlICir lin-'LF9. Following is the list of tho Maverick Hides as they will appear \t tho Galveston drill: Captain, George Hines; first lieutenant, 0. Norton,- second lieutenant, H. Weir; right guide, -W. Jonas; left guide, D. Tal- cot.ti privates, Gaipin, Sharpe, King, Newton, Osmond, Wihn, King, Simpson, Norton, Hambleton, Holmes, Webb, Ashford, Newman Dillon, Cannes, Bradley, Koenigsburg, Frommer, Illingsworth. Stapp, Baker, Everett, Hernandez; Baker, third sergeant. Bradley, fourth seraeunt; Hamilton, fifth sergeant; Galpln, tlrst corporal; Ashford, second corporal; Wobb, third corporal; Hernandez, fourth corporal. ARRESTED IN ARKANSAS. W. H. Molntyre, formerly confidential clerk in the employ of the Southern Pacific Kailway company at this place, was arrested last night at Arkadelphia, Ark., on a charge of defalcation and brought back to this city, arriving to-night. He drew his money it is charged by Illegal warrants, and left here about ten days ago. The amount of his defalcation does not exceed $700. He has a father in Austin. Tho family stands vory high and will do everything for his defense. Mclntyre is not over 25 years of ago. REYNOLDS' RELATIONSHIP. It is considered among officers npon government hill that Captain Bainbridge Reynolds, troop L, Third cavalry, now on trial before court-martial on charges of conduot unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, will bo let oft with a lightreprlmand. The charge includes drunkenness and it is thought that- this can not be fully proven, Reynolds moreover is related to President Harrison by blood, to Secretary Blaine by marriage and will bring very strong influence to bear. The trial will bo resumed on Monday. VOTED AOAINST TUE IIONDS. An election was held to-day to authorize tbo mayor to issue 5250,000 worth of bonds for street improvement. By an overwhelming majority ho will not bo allowed to issue them. LEFT WITH rnieoNEra. Lieutenant C. C. Hewitt, adjutant Nineteenth infantry left to-day for Fort Leavenworth, Kan,, having in charge ten prisoners sentenced to the United States prison for various terms. - 4» CENTRAL CITY BUDGET. Vorillct Agnlnst tho DofoutlnntH for l)nm- nges-- Negro PrUonor Dying. WACO, Tex., April 20.-- In tho United States circuit court at Waco to-day, In tho suit of L. Zappadensky agnlnsfc tho city of Waco and tho Waco Street Car company, the jury returned a verdict for J02-5 against the two defendants, equally divided bo- twoen them. Plaintiff proved that defendants through noKllgenco caused him to drive his peddler waeon over the parapet of Jiarron'B branch bridge, injuring himself and his wife who waa with him. Jim Joncfl, a colored man, who has boon in the McCIolian county jail u year, charged with wrecking a Houston and Toxas Central train and thorebj canning the death of Locomotive Engineer G. R. Moses, Is reported by tho county physician as dying of consumption, ana too authorities are groat- ly (liixzled. His ball was fixed at a sum be- . ond his mcana, and proceedings will bo nnd on Monday looking to affording tho poor negro relief. The impression prevails that he is not guilty as charged. Mayor A. Henchman, Mr. Ed Hotan and Colonel K. B. Parrott will leave to-morrow for Deniaon to meet .1 party of northern capitalists, with a vlow of Inducing them to como to Waco. K u r r K U ON A DOWN miAUic. M i N N H A l ' O U M , .Minn., April 20. -- Tlio .Tournal'n Duluth :i|ieeial says that, ftn a train of fourteen loaded earn, \vith Superintendent Popo's privnto ear attached, vn« descending it heavy grado between Two Harliorx and tlakndiiia, on t.ho D u l u t h lir::l Iron llaiign rallruic.1, the ,".lr broken refused In work ami tlio train aalnod n f r i g h t f u l velocity. , , , Tim urnkoiimii mnnnfiim to nncrjiiplu tbo private car, which was then stopped by band brakcri. Tho rest of tho train plunged Art rondly at A apcod of 110 miles an hour. Finally tho train loft tho track, demolishing tho cnglno and ftli tho «ir», Knglniior Chita. P-.iltor lia.l both IC«H broken, and two. otter men Worn RorlotMly njurs... I'tilliir l*i tho famous snow-plow horo of tho Northnrii J'.iciflo road, Laredo Local Notes. LAP.P.no, TO.T., April 20.-- The Mexican National railroad is now receiving its first consignment of Its recent order for 500 additional freight cars and fourteen engines, and it is hoped thr.i J t will be able in a few weeks to handle without delay tho immensQ amount of freight arriving in Laredo for Moxico. 'j'ho Larfido Jmprovcmentcoinpany to-day wired for two additional miles of st'-ei rails for tiieir electric motor street railway lino now iu courso of construction. The prospect Is most encouraging that Laredo will havo a flrst-cliisa woolou mill in operation in tho noxt twelvo months. H-veral carloads of pl^lron passed over tho Mexican National to-day for foundry shops in Mexico. Tno railroad from Monterey to the gulf! port oC Tiiinpiio, lu Mexico, is being built rapidly. A Hue rain fell in this Hcetion to-day. Suspension of tho Order Directed. WASills'HTON, A p r i l !!().-- (Secretary Windom has directed a tmspen.Hlon of tho order issued by tho r.ominiMsioiier of internal revenue, a u t h n r i / l n p ; tlm sale of special tax stamps to wholesale and retail l i q u o r dealers to engage In business in Oklahoma. Thn secretary'^! decision Is ImNCd on tho opinion that it- would bo a jialpabli! violation of law to transport liquor thi-nnxh thn Indian Territory, and that if, would lie impossible to get liquor into Oklahoma without (nos.s- iuil somo portion of tins Indian country. W l l A T l v I l l nnr.i thn wnrat onsn nt ilyfiiomliiV W l m l will Inmiro a hourly nii|nMll.c nml l i i - ,-r.-;i.(0.1 dL-Mllim? What w i l l euro K'-llcrAl 'lii- b l l l t y uiul K!V^ a now Ica-o of My \Vhnt, wll u ,ll-,,,,,l ni-.ivuua i l i i p r u H i l o n mid l.w "I'lrjtHf Wlmt w i l l rcitoro iixliftiink'l nxithnni In f u l l i,tr.jnitliV What w i l l H l r u i i j t t l i o n nprVM nml Miiinoiray What will oarleh Hi') Wood/ Wlmt \ v l l l I'llftliin you to nvc!r':nmi wi'iikliijiH, w n k u - fnlnct") ulid Irtelt 01 niien{y? Wh'it \ v i l l prrvon', I o h l l U i i m l f o v n r an;l other o/f'inlH uf in.-xl.-irl'il n.!«r-n'/ Hrir.vn H Iron Hlllim. It !» woil If j know M". Children Cry tm Consimmsols S P.J.IMISi GALVESTON. LOTTERY OF THEJIIBlf CHITY, Established in 1877 by tho ' MEIIGAN NATIONAL MERIIIESf Operated umlor a Twenty Teara'Ccntract 1J tho Mfixlunn International Improvement Company. Grand Monthly Drnwlnca Lcld in -the Jforpsftna Pavilion in tho Alaracdn Part, Olty of Mexico, anil publicly conducted by O overnmont Olu- olals appointed for the purpose by tiio Socro* tiirlsu ot the Interior ami the Treasury. DRAWING OF DIAY S, 1880. IT^A-L 3?EtIZH ®6O,OOO 80,000 Tickets at 84, 8320,000. Brlco-of Tickets. American Money--Wholes. S4, Halves, S2; Quarters, SI. Club Ratos-1-55- t'iokots for £50, United States Currency. LIST OF MIXES. 1 CAPITAL PRIZE OF $00,000 Is SCOOOO 1 CAPITAL PRIZE OF 20,000 In .... SO000 1 CAPITAL PRIZE OP lOOOUis. . .. 10000 1 GRAND PRIMS OP... 2,000is 2000 al'HIZISSOF 1000 are.... 200 6 PHIZES OF COOare.... 3000 10 PK1ZE3 OF «0aro. tfift 10 PRIZES OF aflai'o,..". s.oua 76 PRI7ES OP....7. 200aro.... 15000 COPRIZESOF Ware.... MOO 875 PRIZES QP Ware.... 15,000 ISO PRIZES OF. »)aro ... 157SQ. APPRUXUIATION FBIZE3. K Prlzoa ol Sl$ wtroiirnatineto 300,000 Prizo ." 5 fjoij 40 Prizes of 300 approiimatlng to 820,000 Prizo......... .... . :MW SO Prizes of 3Wapproxmating to 810,000 Prizo ],a*j TOO Terminals of SSJ, decided by 500,000 Vrize ·15,99}' ' 2,3)9 Prims amounting to 81T8,M» All Prizes sola in tlio United States paid la la.i in tJn.tG^.pifitos currency. SPJiCIAI. FEATURES. By torrriB of contract tho Comyatiy must tier posit the Gum of all prizes IncladcJ In tbi : Bchemo before fleMing a single ticket, and r»- celvo Hie following official permltj CERTIFICATE--1 hcroby certify that the Lon-. don Han, 1 ! of Moilco and South Amtrlcahaa oa. special dopoelt tho nccussurr funds to guaran- - ·fo iho payment of all prizes drawn by tlia* Lotorla ao la Bene-flolenoia Publtca, i R, KODRJOUEZ P.IVERA, Intervcntot-. , Furlfler, tho Company Is required te illBt.rlb' uto W per coat of the valuo of all tho tickets l«- prizes--a linvor proportion than Is given by ansr other Lottery. Finally, tno number of tickets Is limited to* 60,000--2l),000 less thnn nro told by other lott»rlo» using tho Bnjun Bchemo. 8PENCEK HUTC'HSMS, Honstoh Tcjt., Ooooral Btate Attfiit. For full particulars nddrcss U. BASSETTt Apartado 730 City of Mexico, Mollco. Drawing May 6, 1889. CAPITAL PBIZE, $60,000. Whc/lo Tickets, 84: Halves, S2: Quarters, 31. LOUIS MARX, Sole Agent; Jscf J Afcent ror Louisiana t-uttorr*. ' OALVJSbTON, T15X. ' Drinks i Summer As tlio seosou Is nowatbnnd for all dflftl?* ora to pronaro thomsvlvt-s for IhoBUiinnor trade iu tmi line wo would cj01.eauoci£ilat- tention to our FLORIDA ORANGE ELIXIR,' a most delightful nnd rorrsbhinra b»veniKO, It Is put up in white flint bottloH and 1ms a vory attrnctivo ftpbuuranao, nnd la nacltcd In cases of % doxtin full jilnta. Try a row ra*c5 fL9 sample order. Also order u few gallons of our now RASPBERRY VINEGAR, which Ja alno a dcljclouii drink fnr tho pum- incr. It la put «p in 5 ;irul lO-gallon kc Onlvcston, Tcs:. IN STORE AND TO ARRIVE* eO,Ot)C Sacks L I V E E P O O L S 16,000 Barrels P O E ^ L A N D C E 100,000 ;· ENGLISH FIBE BRICK/ 15,000 Barrels ' E O S E H D A J L E CEMENT^ -Best GooUs Oft, Lowest Prices. . · WM. PARR 82: CO. Suit and Cement Importers. 35TOTIOJED. In ,-incordanco with a resolution ot the* lioartX* of Diio-Jtorriot tho Galveston and Western Railway Compy pany, in G'llvuston, at in o'clocft tii. on ~T"~T'-i--PvTTT 1 "1 "1 "1 £% F3. Q U LJ JLN -i±i J--L;) -Loot?., for Urn purpose of flmwUtifi Llio chruK-r "'·t'^i ctivitn.] at.of;k ( t h o criir.n-uiy to Fivo ihui'li 1 ' Thousand Dollar.'! (£,M;0,if;» IKIJ. c,ml nuch n l l i bii'itnuM n ni.'iy como uu fur coimhloratioii. Oa v t i uin ^ p r j ^ £r jj. :AOUE u ru su!siit W. L. MOODY, St-crutarj-. Uv o r i l i T of tho ? i - o ' i i l e h t , ftn . \ n m i f Illl/'uf l l i o T - x i i n tflnlo I H v M ' i n of t l i o T ' j - d t ' M - l i v i ) A-'t-ocUHim w i l l ho holtl ut l o n i i i f t h o ( i m n t l Wlmlsor l l o t g l , AT DALLAS, TEX., Satarflay, Aprir/27, 1889, 8 D. in. Sharp.- l",l"'-li ( 1 n of odlrcLri for tlio cnsiiiinif yi-ni 1 , 'l-J,ir K i i l f H t o f i i f i N o t i o n a l ( ' o n v . i n i l o A l l . U ' t i r (,;il.v I n . l u i i " , tins m i c i t t l nl from I l i o N n t l i i i r i l , \i-fu-l. i l Ion and K H t n t o A s r i D c i u t . i t i i , i i n r j ollinr iii'.poj-tiiiit. licit:', v / i l l c'jn fd tin) H.MarwitzCo, Dwilcr.iMirl Importer:! of HI i / O O I i H (H-;N(-'-lt A l . i . V . r t ( T r - r lit lowt'Ht n IPI-IOO J l r i n l l h i . l .SlHuliiliil Cottnn Ilnp,!, l,iill,y;nn. \Vlrn KIIIIK. (JlinliH. Ai.nlii.iA Olira, iilookil,- M u l i l l i l K . l l% ln(:nfth.l 'JffUtil. Uiu.ItM. FflS COITOS SEEP MEM,: Whont flrrco'nlnKfj f'ovn. Oat**, IVuii, Hay, n.ntj' everything In ttui J] 1 uod lino, HO to A. BEHRENDS, Vi l.ynvli A Co., SSH dud iX'J HtmqJ^

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