Indian Murders in Texas.
--There is much excitement in Texas
, consequent upon the renewal of the massacres by Indians in the State
The entire families of Messrs. Landman
, and Mrs. Gage
, near Jackboro', were slaughtered on the 25th ult, and the house burnt.
From there the band proceeded to the vicinity of Weatherford
A letter says:
They came to Mr. John Brown
's, took his horses on the 27th, and when making off with them, fell in with Mr. Brown
, who had been to a neighbor's to carry the news of the Jack county
depredations, and killed, scalped, and cut off his nose, and lanced him in every part of the body.
They traveled southwest a few miles, and came upon Mrs. Teter
's residence, took her horses, and continued the same direction a short distance to Mr. Sherman
's; Mr. Sherman
being absent, they took Mrs. Sherman
and one child, leaving two at the house, carried her about a mile, whipped her severely, shot her through the arm, offered her other heartrending indignities, scalped her, and left her to die, leaving the child, which made its way back home.
was found by her friends in a few hours, but cannot survive.