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Fearful Results Of Heavy Rains

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Unprecedented rains for August fel[ througliout northero Texas on the SOth uit. All rivera were over their bauks aad niiny washouts are reported. Trains were all de.uyed. hieven persons weredrowned at Uiebourne. seven of wLom belouged to a lannly ntiined bchniidt. A few months ago the village of Ashley was incorpdrated and within a week of 'ts birth a special election was beid to boud ibe p ace tor $S,5UÜ for water works. It was a tacitly understood matter thut no water works were wanted but tliat tho said bond were to be piven to the Toledo, Paginaw &, Muskegon raiiroad, and the securlties were handeJ over to the corporation. Abraham Sbellanbarger, "a resident of the village, refuses to pay-the tax assessed for interest on tbe bonds, and has procured a restrnining injunction, tho result of which wil: be that she sub strata of the whole boudinp business wiü bo aired in Ibe courts and an attempt wül bo made by YV". A. Balke, tbe p.aiutiQ's attorney, to show tliat tbe tbwn was only incorporated for the sole purpose of issuing the said bond ..


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