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THE QAZETTEt FORT WOBTH. TJEXAS, THURSDAY. JAHTJABY 18.
To Reduce Stock Before Moving into Our
WE OFFER OUR ENTIRE LINE OF
Large and Well Selected Stocfe
reif s. Misses and Ladies
wS3JLi 3EC JK5
MIX 10 1
ojJinWj with blumt
intuit but could not!
CLOAKS AND DOLMANS,
Boys', Youths' and Men's
19 HOUSTON STREET, FORT WORTH, TEXAS.
Doiuga of the Fathers Last Night.
11m City ll.i'.l.l AbolMiml 1'orllt Worth
tliollUtrlbutliitrOtitro for Oil and Hull.
Shortly beforo 8 o'clock MuyorSiitltli
called tho council to oritur, till alilci
ineni present but Mr. Jlrooks of the
Minutes of Inst two meetings rend
I'lmnieo committee reported they
hud uxiiinlnul monthly Htnteincnt of
It. K. Mnddox, useor and collector,
and fuunil It correct. Jtoeelved ami
Committee on clulnm ruportnu num
ber of cliiliiiKOxmnliicd, found correct,
and recommended their allowance.
.Mr. Hitter offered u resolution deelnr
lug the city hospital abolished from
and after February Int., and all cm
ploycn dlHi'harKud alter that date. The
hospital wM(wthiK the city $11,000 to
$7,UK! per annum, and was iihed ns a
Hheller for all the nlelc of DullnH, Waco,
Mexico and Kll'ntto.whu were Indigent.
Ah these nlnees would not take clue ol
their own nlek, Fort Worth could not
boar the cxpeiiHo of a IttHpIlitl. After
riomo iiist;iiH-.toti the resolution was
A eoiuiuitleo wiw appointed to con
fer with KlHlei-rf of charity to nee on
what terniH they would tnlo charge or
Committee on (lie deparment itHkcd
further time In rejrnrd to purchase or a
Iioho curt. Mayor Smith wdd he had
vlHlled the truck manufactory In New
York, ami thoclly would In ton days
have an excellent and well eoulpped
.Petition of Mr. Hently nuking to be
apiHimico cny euKineernirtinissed, taut
position betue; lilted.
Lonimlttfo on taxation reported
claim of G. 11. Diushwood to have an-
sOHimciit for 18SU reduced from $l,"')
to.fa.WWJUHl, and the reduction wan
II was ordered (hat a sidewalk bu
iniilt on tlio north H do ol Second
Ktrcet from Calhoun to Klin, same lo
no commuted ay t'emtiiiry in.
Petition to have tildewalk ordered
Iioiii .1. IMUh' rcHldonoe on Tuoker'n
Hill to Main tittvet. Hel'erred to com-
mltleo ou htreetH, alleys and Hlde
walkn. It wan ordered that a Hldewalk bo
built from Houston to Taylor on north
nlde of Sixth fit rod,
Tito committee on streets, alleVH and
hldcwiUkH wiih kIvuii power to chauuo
location of lantpM to best light the
A petition from Die AVafor Works
Company wa read, ih1 liar that grades
of HtreeUt be furnished them, beside a
map Hhowlng (hudiHttinuoof cornorx
from Homo tlxed point. Referred to
committee on Hlreeta, alleys and Hldu
wnlltH together with city engineer.
Mr, BiiHiot naked that a commltteo
itellng with him ctttiiblliOi gratlo of cer
tain atreetK; also, that ids ollleii in
.Smith it .larvln building bo recognized
us city cngitteer'H olHcc; also, that Bin
(lottery, gaH, water, etc., bo furnished.
Keferred to ntrcot and alloy committee.
Alderman Seaton reported that he
had had the hcIioo! house, city hall,
ealnboo.se and desks. bolongliiK to the
city luHiircd; city hull for jiIK), cala
boose flHlO, school house $1,(100, desks
100, other property HXI.
The Hull, Colorado and Hnnta 1
anked that u gntdo ho established for
tlio street front thu depot to Houston
Htivet, which they would nmcaduuiio.
City Attorney Melnit read an ordi
nance amending locution l of ordinance
M;j no as to provide tltnt powder
and oil lit larger quantities than twen-ty-llvo
pounds and iiMl gallons, ich
noctlvtjly, might be kept If stored in
lire-proof building, The rules were
Mispcndcd and the ordinance adopted.
IMr. .Mullaiio of the Midland Hoad
hald his company desired to make Kort
Worth a distributing centre lor sail
and coal oil, and would erect a largo
tiro proof building on tho reservation
between Eleventh mid Twelfth streets
for that purpose. For thla reason tho
ordinance list was changed.
Petition from W. L. Logan agent
of Lily S. Logan, asking that assess
ment of west half lot ;i. block 51 bo re
duced from $5 to W, referred to ta.a-
Mr. Heaton reported $l08.'.i" on liatid
to credit of school fund amount raided
by Mabel Norton troupe with the en
orgctlo nsslstnlieo of tho Kort Worth
AUIemutn Kenton wild lie did not
wisii to hee I'ort Wotth have such a
holocaust as that In St. Louis and
Milwaukee. Ho. called upon tho nit
thorltles to enforce tho ordluanco In
iveiml to doors of public building.
On motion, adjourned,
fc'oino eight or ten couples ussetnblcd
atMi. S. JL Holmes' residence
last night ttnd passed n
A. J. WILLIAMS,
SILVERWARE .AND CLOCKS.
Flno NV.'ch Ilcpnlrlng and Engraving
HOUSTON ST., FORT WOJITJL
11QOKH, l'AMJJIU:r.V, MUSIC, ETC.,
no uxn i t rut: a a xette offici:.
NATIONAL BANK !
Or FORT WORTH, TL'.WS.
PAID " UP CAPITAL $125,000.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE SOLD.
W. J. B0AZ,
II. 0, EDRINQT0N,
Kneeland, Littlejohn & Martin,
1NSUKANCB AND HKAL ESTATE AGENCY.
cncuof Iniurrinco Cotnpnntcs rcnrosmilpd over t20,ooo,ooo. Klre, I.tfo nnd AccIJon
I'ollclcH IkhuciI. Toxuh I.:tnds una City Property bouglit unit Hold. Tuxes rendered and
paid. Hmmca rond corrttspondencu HOllrltiMl. nng!7-ly
most delightful evening. II r.
Mr. Holmes and his estimable wife
did all in their power to enter
tain their guests, which
ed'orls were ably seconded by
little Willie nnd Ida Holmes, who are
truly wonderful musical genlucs, their
sweet voices tinltlilg In Hinging a num
ber of ballads to the del ght of all.
RefiedintenlH, pleasant conversoand
other amusements made up the enter
tainment. Those present express tho
wish that host and hostess may live
long In tho land.
SENATOR 1 A li.
Harris of Tounossee, Tryo of Maino and
Garland of Arkansas Ecoleotod,
Hour IhTcntoU In tlm MimtiM'liiiMittt Con
loitl Itcjioi'lt Ircim Oilier .Stulcs.
Itoston, Jitniinry l(i. Tho balloting
for the United States senator was as
Senate Necessary lo an election HO.
First ballotr-Honr lfi, Ctapo 2, Long 0,
HotiHo Neces-sary lo elect 117. Hoar
108, Crano 10, Long 27, llowerman 70,
('. F. Adams, ,lr., 10, Runny 2, Jtobln
sou 2, IJutler 2, Atkinson 2.
J no. I). Long wus elected United
States Senator on the llfth ballot
which stood Long 22, Jloat lfi, Crapo
L'. 'l no House adjourned liuntcdlatelv
tipn hearing the results of above bal
lot, and both houses will meet In joint
Little Rock. Tho senatorial election
had at noon to-day, In the general
iiwciiihly, resulted In the re-election
of senutor A. H. Uarland, who received
every vote cast except threo lireen-
tmcKers, wao voted tor mutts uurland.
A caucus of tlio reiuibllcait mem
bers wits held Monday nltrht. and ihnv
tleelded to tomler their votes compli
mentary in ox-congressnijn Logan n.
RootH, but he urged that they bo given
senator Chtrland, which was done.
St, Paul, Minn., January lO.The
senate to-day gavo wlndom 2;! votes,
"Wilson, Democrat, II, M. H, lJtmncll
I, (iordon h. Cole o. and tho rest feat
terlng. lndont lacked one vote of
election. In the hotibo wlndom re
ceived l votes, lo ics titan ttecesar
to elect. Wilson received 21, Ounnell
o, and i no rest scattering.
Augustn, Me.,.)anuary 10. Vryo wn
i)etrolt, Jntiunry 1(1. -The twohouscs
of the legislature took separate ballots
ints morning tor senator wtin tlio fol
lowing result: Mr. Ferry, Republican,
II; Mr. Stout. Fusion, 111; scattering, .',.
House Mr. Kerry. '1,1: Mr. Stout. ,'iS:
seatteVlug, 17, There being no choice
in eitncr nouse, ttte two aodles will
ntceiin joint convention to-morrow.
Tsham U. Harris was elected to the
United States senate on the first ballot
The vote Mood 17 in tho senate and BS
In the house.
E-Seeietary lllalno ascribes his
healthful appcaranw to absence from
tho cares of public Sire I f Mr. lllalno
keeps on Improving from that cause
he will live to bo a very old man. 1 lo
ntmsoll saws tlint he will not acnln
hold otllce. but lie docs not purpose to
icave too neiu oi pontics.
All oldrl Klll'llsll lililv ill OlMiiii
needing a page advertised ; "A youth
wanted." ext day tltero canto to Iter
a:ooiuo oi minniei'swrlnuie-illlei'ixnd
n set ot false teeth, a Ilaxon wig, ami
homo Iodine soap.
Tho most graeefttl walker, s:tv an
English fashion critic, Is a woman
witli her hands and nrnw five.
Great Indignation Against tho Man who
Attempted to Outrage Miss Ryan.
Aliirni rruntSi'iirlot I'mrr In Vli-Rlnlu An
,1'rtt lu-(l! Orpinlattnn Nolrs.
Hjf-tul to tlm CluKutt,'.
(lalveston, Galveston county, Janu
ary 10. When the public was apprised
this morning of the dastardly attempt
made to rape Miss Ilyan, an cmnlove
of Clark & Courts, Inlonoo excitement
xisted In the city among tho whites
nil blacks and threats of lynching
the black man wero frcelv
Indulged la if he should bo captured.
Where the ciinie was attempted la
bevond the limits of tho noliim nuiml
and In a sparsely settled section of tho
1'ity, miss ityan .scoutiiiion was mttclt
more fiivonililn lo-tlav. noil mIih wmu
able to give a partial description of her
illicit assailant uui noining aceurato
and distinct as he Htonlthlly
approached from her being anil
beloro she was aware of his approach,
ho grappled her by tho throat with
both hands, pressing his thumbs Into
her eyes, thus preventing her from
seeing or screaming for help. 'When
frightened from his diabolical purpose
by tho rumbling of a passing dray, she
had but a momentary view, but from
her description 1 he chief of police feels
confident that he can run down and
eapltiro tho vllllan. A subscription
has been started to raise a reward for
his capture, and quite an amount has
already been .subscribed,
Theto is some degree of alarm
felt bv oarcnls In tlifa iv fr...
the wifely of their daughters who are
attending the youaglmliesMustituto at
-siaiiuion, liginia, wherohcarlet fovor
has broken out In a violent manner,
and immediate efforts have been taken
to have them removed to a place of
An association Is in course
or organlratlon In this city.
Already a number of prom
inent gentlemen have, placed their
names on the list of membership. Tho
object is to cultlvaiu a tasto for the lino
arts ami encourage homo talent.
Mr. Cunningham, adjuster of tho
wtlvago claims for the Lloyd Associa
tion, has arrived to adjust tlio claims
made for salvage agalnsttho steamship
llesper, which was aground about a
month ago, near the St. Louis Pass,
the claim for llghterago nlono amount
ing to ;$ 1,000.
The steamship State of Texas, from
aow York, arrived at her dock to-day,
ami is discharging her cargo.
TELKUH AIMI 10 3LAIUCETS.
tiii: coitox Lvitinrr,
scov con on.
Bl)mllTiliinim tUu Onz.itto.
Now (Jilciui, Jnanury IT. Maikot easy.
Nnw York. Jimuary 17,-Qulet; iu(d-dlliitfiipitmdslOit-in;
intditltu? orU-mis J0M6;
nilddltiii5 Tonhs 107-ld.
Mwipool, Junuury U.-.Stondjf mid.
fllliiK upliind', 61ft mltlillliiK orleun .vj.
Xovr Orti'tun, Ij., .tunuury 7, l"aturc
leady ; I to S jMilnts olf.
-New Yotk, Juuuary- 17,-Klnn; tlccllnrd I
HvoriHH)l,Jumiary l7.-l!.Arc)y ntcady, Hi
to S-dt lower.
nrociiiuut nil r.s. iwt.. -jsjis tat(i
Hxporlnul till U..S ons & bate,
btwlss til all II, ri. i)(ns-,.m. 0l,l0l batei
Sow Orleans I,, Jununry I7.liutter-eup.
Lowest Prices in Every Departing
Myra's Unique French Patfi
MAX ELSER'S BOOKS'
Largest Stock of
B an Boo s an
IN THE STATE OF TEXAS.
ORDERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY ATXEITOEfrfc
Pianos, Organs and "Wliite Serins' Macfi
' Factory Prices.
ply Rood, business slow, l'rlccs lor moat
Tosns cuttlo per pound grohs smooth fat
llvo and n half coats; jjood fut four and a
hnlf, fnlr to coniinun tliroo and a linlf.
Washington, .Iiinimry 17. Orunt Is conll-
dont congress will rnttfy tho Jlcxlctin treaty,
Ho denies that ho ts actuated by an Interest,
In tlio Gould Hallways, and hays If tho tioaty
ts ratllkd It will draw awny Muxlcan trade
from Germany, Kranco nnd Kngland.
Galvostpii, .lanuiu-y 17. Spot eotton-Tho
market opened otrongor In tone, demand
fair; sulcs COO bale, nuirket closln steady, at
tho following tttnbitlonn: Ordinary - good
ordinary V,; low middling, 0)i; middling
Galveston, .January 17. Futures opened
very dull and at noon wero barely steady at
1 to 8 points lower than Inst closing. Tho
market closed steady at thu following quota
January n IS 0 fit
iM'bitmry 9 nifji fi (,
M'irVl 0 7.) 0 78
;V,r11 .. 0 8V4 II 00
';'a' io rwiio 02
'": 10 1710 IS
'' 10 IWilO V,2
Aiicust iu i'i&io r,7
i)bor u b5y u m
lleccliitfl 2,110 bales; exports !!,17l bales.
. k CO.,
53, Houston Street,
FORT WORTH, TEXAS.
EUREKA DINING HALL
i.Giui'Krnr, . . .
,...,l?.i'!,.!?D!.t,:-..J"H opened on Cham.
to n ttrsueliiss resuiiiruiit i".iirAv,iS If
Y AltE OJTEItESTG
Stock of Goods at
Dry Goods, 'Clothing, Boots, Shoss, Hats, Cm
Valises, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Mattings, h
A. & E. RrllTTENTHi
Ne-w ""ST o :r Xsl St'
31 BCOUSTOISr STEEBT.
mum .- U-L.
UUBER & HOGHST
LIQUORS AND CIGI
Agents for Anheuser's Bottled:
NO. 15 HOUSTON STREET,
FORT WORTH, TEXAS.
Oiaaolxaias-ti OjEBLoo, ISO Socoul
In Its Now Quarters, Corner of Houston and Second!
id Merchant, fi
Thofv "tall dertmeijt t wlUch thov .v.,1 ,vo spechil -fl.llbjf
h, uu nioir i tiotciafo denartment tlio ndlolnlliC hu'1!!!.
' voum ueiuiruucill 1110 lluJOlhinK """m.
'nVOlC0 f 1KSureeo.v .. Alt on.o.rs w.l, rcca.
"till and Win.... r.i...... . .... rfSi
Sprlns GoodH wlilo hi i nSd Jji1!2 nt rcntl? lUnluwd Price, to u
if.iio.i iR uireml being purcltahed by our Mr, KclmnrUH
-lommi-n-nitiiMii'Uoii nflho iiiniloiw of
rnblilta that Uwtroy their ohiih, o
ouoniioiisly do tlio ittlibKs imiltlnlv In I
oimiwlUoa to the work of tltwtriiVlnii
..r.l...r. .n,-llltllCHll.C, IOC
Go to Keller's fur your wagons, 'bug.
luirivi en tin. t.,. . ..... .
..; wi::.r.;.T." "... .w"i"r mil- ..r w,
i,i t. sn'nr:J,V.,"u. ". Mweuavi;Aifrri?afcftfe