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that' lies ,frcqtif fitly to,b 4rMrtod W"whca
f.fKBKTnetJthinv'aiil frfthi whnt sniiivns
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SSffjAcy-tJlcairtd, elmply approvifiB tlio bills an
'asscd by tlia
'hfeh, toSy rcsfd'o "ttw officer ncoiltis th'o
ao5ffbAM oticr I alsn Pat8u:i1 roquIrliiR tbat
ivcry, offliSer, ln ,tbo county who may bo
t,jm.lSip8Ks(qii or. iho puttodUn ot pursonnl
,MM$$iWtxny' 'iio;onsliii;' to tho county shall
,beforo;January 1 renUec to tho couuty Juda
liComploUf ana dctaJlcl Inventory "of nil
..watforty-ln-hte poti5ioii beloiiKlns to tho
county! so that n, diiStartcd Btatetnent of an-.
sets.miy be niado up.
'lri.tiio ninttcr of holdtni; lnqticsta, Juilgo
Vasmw has alto aonounccd iv very radical
.Hitherto it ha boon iho custom ot un
jtloaa, of the j)oaoa In their capacities na
coroners to hold luquests in ovcry oaaa
yhcrt) doatb. has occurred' without an at
tondtnc iiliyislclan, whothor or not .fhcra
inay huvo bewn any 'biibpIcIod connect ' l ', Vhw for ttelr CJirUimss liS
What savo. rteo to linn inilisrrlmliiato
holUlDi; ot I inn est 3 Is thHt an onlluaucu la
. ,vloUi)ttvim Qulna nnd Anthony have lOTerat
H- of bftrne ,ln' Uiolr posstuuion recently
k concert .wUi ta 'Klvm tomorrow ercnlnic
8t tho K4rt,lJrabyfcorten church by ilte Au
hie 0, Heel.
Than1 U nn Undelivered ttlPKTni nt th
ofllw of tho 1'osUl TeloKraph tompmy, lit
Mdln street., for Josso Darker.
Jlr. tufl '.Wnrnoeko ban resumed work on
the hdlf-complotcd oil wi.tl belnK bored "on
tho Taylor plico, near J'tercn Junetten,
, It 14 likely that Iho conimktco on work ot
tl:c UraiHl hoina will not adjourn 'befora next
llomlny, us tlicro are J ft a number of D
pllcnin.i to bo lontructeil In tho work.
The prj-otcolinle exhibition, "Tho FH of
.Manila," h"us, postponed Inet nlRht, owtnK U
the Iniilemctit weather. Tho weather permit
tint;, 1110 exhibition win iw Riven toulsm.
Tlio pu'Kont cold itnap ban played' baroc
with tho uuproUvilnd banana trcen through
nut tlio city, wblrli havo boyn Krowlnu ra
luMtrlantly throughout tho city durt.iK the
JuMIco McDonald of tho Chaneyvlllo pro
duct held an Inquest, yesterday upon tho
body of 1uV Hater Joncn,, a n-yenr-old col
ored child, who died at 6:30 o'clock Tuesday
nvcnlDS In tho Obaueyvlllo neighborhood.
Whllo Mr. W. It. Laiifcfonl. who' conduct
n tailoring establishment nt 1309 WanhlnKton
Hlrcct, was out nt lt:ioh yoiUrday, liln placo
was entered by thieve, and'Jlvo or six pair
ot pants, tnat Had ixcn recently cleaned and
craned, and which bcloiiRedto hts cuttomer.
Itcv, Jas. F. Duncan.- corrospoadlUK Becrc
taty ot tbo.exccutlvo board ot t lie Union Dap
tlt asuoclatlon of tlio iSecond Uaptlst church
In this city, desires to Rlvn notlcu tUat thcro
will bo .a meeting ot tho honrd at 10 a. m.
Friday, December 3C, at which all member
uro expected to bo proscnt.
Mr. II. J, Macjialr, civil ciiRtueer. with
hoadnuartora In this cltv. has liiRt entered
.Into a- contract with tbo city of Uryan to do
somo ,nxiensivo aireci improveineuia in mat
city In tbo way of paving and aurvoylng. Ho
Is also figuring on soma other' Important
work throughout tho State.
Tbo Left Handed Fishing club has secured
tho IHo ot the1 con;cr room on the KroUnd
door nt tho Huteblns House, (orratrl.v used
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oporattvo In this city tbat no undertaker
ln the city shall bury n body unless ho ru
colvcs'acertlflcntd ns to Uio cailsu of death,
ThcSo .certificates are procurable only from
tbo-attendlns.pbyelclnn.or from tho coronsir
who may have held the Inquest. "Whou
death, though from purely uiitural causes,
mayofcur without an attnndlni? phj-Blclnn,
as thoy frequently do. no physlelunwlll la
me n certificate as to the c.iiue ot death,
and n, tho. undertaker, under tho require
ments' or tho blty ordinance, will not ac
cept a body for- burlul unVcts accompanied
vitb n otrtlflcatc ot dtath, tho coronor Ib
called, ir to provide iho certificate, nnd
overy .ttmo, this In dono it cont tho county
J5 for coroner's lets.
Juilgo Vjusmcr "holds that this is prostitut
ing 'tho puttpCHM for which Inquests were
instituted, namely to Inquire Into cosea
"whore citato teeupposed to'lmvo boon coni
mltled lth Uift vlow ot bringing tho millty
party to Justice. Ha contends that the
county 'has nothing to do with helping the
Ally carry out its sanitary itrdlnnncos and.
haa given It out Jliat in tnturo no Inquest
Mils will bo approved by the commission
ers court unless It can be isBtabllshcd that
sonw" suspicious drouraslanco Is attendant
upon ,lfca dputh, nafrattrjg IJie nec?sslty
lorhoWlns nu 'inquwt undor the law; made
to cover such catea.
In the tncnnllmo coronors are not likely
to hold Inquoilc utiloss paid for them
nnd' undertakers will not bury hn.lloi un
Uws they have nn offblnl cortltlcalo as
provided by tho city ordinance, and tho only !
way tc, TUiiet tlio conipiicauoiiiit tnat nro
liliuly' to crlso under tlita ruling of tho
cou'iity Judfjo Is that tho city ainoud Its
ordinance upon Uio subo;t -a.iulrliu tho
city health officer to furnish certificates
Ir. c"asr vyhcrs people dljvolnntural catiaos
without an attending phyql'ciAn.
THE CLAIM IllStTUSIJII.
Tlie Coim- llefnofi to Vny tlir City'
. Cliilui for .School Piimt.
Somo tlmo ngt Superintendent Klm
bnciugh of tho oPty Eohoola',ni;l.'!e tbo report
to tho city council that .n tho distribution
ot .tho Stato sebcol fund to Harris county
for' tho Buitport and lualntcnnnco ot tho
publla tohcols within 4Jho county, tho i
scho.ls located within tho city, which were
ckaily iwilthtn the county, bad received
no utrt whatover of tho apportionment
from 1SS1 lo tho preteut tlmo, and he Uc
uritl out that tho toual amiwoint of wb.ch
tho ciiy wihali had Uitw been ilcpilved,
tip 'io that time, amounted to tho very
handsoma uin of JU,627.'-0.
Tho claim was referred to tbo city at
torney' and yesterday it was brought before
tlfio. ccmniltss'.ouers court and by them re
jected. Tho predicate has thua been laid for
a' .stltt, but whether or not eult will bo
broniglit tho matter for tho futuro to deter
mine.! Tho contention on the part ot tho county
Is, that 'the tate lookH after tho c.ty
PcbooUi liuloptndently by itho npportlou
Jjjeni of a regular per CJpltu Ux upan tbo
bajlt? of tho ,BOhoMtlc papulation of tho
cities iuiiI 'towns, and tha.t AvhSo the coa
tcntiatv that tha city schools aro located
in Harris county is technically correct,
that tte annual apportionment for schools
In iho bounty means, according to tho
auirtf of tho law, schools tliat aro losalcd
in the county outside of tho city.
j this year. They aro preparing for an eldbn
rule (.'UKjirwiiiuiieiii. ui ineir uicaas. no
printed Invitations will bo sent out. but all
Uio friends of tbo club aro Invited to drop ln
bcuccn i o, m. and 9 p. m, on Christmas
M. S. Cooper was In tho city yesterday from
A, W. Ohlldrcsfl of Dallas is registered at
Mr. Sid J. Wlnoton w,is ln the city yester
day from Hlcbmond.
0. L. Tabor of Hryan was registered at tho
Mr. L. A. Wbatley of Huntsvlllo was In the
city yteterday resltlcrcd at tbo Hutchins.
Curtnln T. A. haw, a well known citizen
of Uituhaui. Is milling the gurats at tho Law
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fleming ot Cornleuua
are In tho city visiting at the homu or .ur
and Mrs. F. F. Fleming.
ilr. KIIiabQtb A. Craig returns to her home
in Wuco Friday morning after a visit of ton
doyu to friends ln tho city.
.Mr. 11. L. Strieker of Key West, Fla., li
very 111 at tbo residence of Ills mother, Mrs,
Iiniumon, 1703 Milam street.
Chl"f of Flr Department Hussoy nnd Al
duman lloseutlml, ohalnnan ot the firo com
mittee ot llui city council, lett yesterday lor
Waco to lnspoct a chemical cngliio for salt
Y. M. C. A. Nutrs.
Tlio Young LMein'a Chrkitlan Asoalatlon
uiombcrahlp feo ils now J5. After January
1 it will bo Sfi. 'N"av is a good tlmo to Jolu,
T'ho largo Oitrnh'uro debt of the assoj'Utlon,
urasjun'tlns to irnQjirly JSOO, wns ussitaud by
t'ho Uadlcs' auxlMary twmo tlmo uo. TJi'.s
dobt Is nw,v pail. Membfins oit tho a-sso-olat'lon
who aro wearing out' the furniluro
Bhould ba duly uhuinkful and ojjp-rolatlvo.
IMr. 0. .D. Hhaaias -will aJdlcss tho
mem'u meeting Hundlay nfternoO'n at 1
o'clock. yVll mon aro Invited in a ito-td
tills moe-i'Jtig. Tho malo quartctto will
twrnitih e co J music.
i H. or i'. nici'iiiMi,
Xumar lodgo No. ISO, Knights. of r.vthlas,
held its regular semi-annual election of
i officers last night with tho following ro
' suit: 1j, (. Swope, chnncollor commander;
H. 0. Stowmrt. vico chaucellor; I, it. Val
entine, prelate: "Will Div.on, master nt
nrmsj John Itudoradorf, keeper of mcorrts
I nnd noal; Charles Schmidt, master of
, flnanco; John K. Morln. master of ex
, ohJequer: Pat McCabc, master at work;
iioorgo Mnrnn, inner guard; Charles Jeu
neti outer guard; Jeromo 1J. Cochran,
Talcen ip by J. Jl. Oalbreaili', fourteen
tnliesVnofjW.vist of tho silty cm Weat ilout
amafy road, one njky dun: horse, 10
yeais old. modtum slzo.
Strayed or stolen n-c-ni E. 0. Slowerson.
'wJKfcft " Vf,80-8.-' Ctowwireo trot, ouo liver awl
iWm'"&( ,-ptwHIc4l 'pointer dog; eUshirly deaf, uoso
Wtl&P&iSVFt'-.ltt!Arrtlt. hnr An. ,.ra . vn-v thl, iii.f r. ,
,-,. rw, .,,. y . ,rf ua, M, w
i. cheat. Liiboral reward,
Mixraycu. or eioisa rraati 'lira, ueorge
ioaw. J3i; Bumncr piavot, FJrst w.trd.
TiiiiorriMV Mtilil'n I'liueert.
Prtbahly ono of tho most Interesting
vocal end lnstiumental concerts ot tho
(cascn will bu thait glvon under tbo aus
picus nt 'Mtss Hcl in tbo chapel of tha
First Presbyterian church tomorrow even
ing. Tho following well known local tal
ent will participate: .Miss Annie G. Rtl.
Mcsdamcs Jnf.'wy T. OUjbons, llaltls Al
lien. J. W. lnxcey, Messrs, A. . Kldd, O.
A. SIcvcrs and tho Arion Quartotto.
Tlit I'lcfoe Street Sewer.
mulls nro again solicited, to bo 4n by noon
next (Monday, llor tho conHtTUotlon of a
Jaturjl dWcx un Plcrco arcuuo bctwetu
la Braatih uoil Cbonove.nt streets, uida
wei'o soltclteil far this work several weoks
ago, but ns only one bid -wnsisubmitted nt
vjra ww ijio council oonstruod it thu one
bid did mot comitlltulo a competition for tho
work, nnd Uio bid was rotunnvd wlch'ut
boVjg rend and bldslhVivo been re-sollcltod.
writ Ulr. Hi s, DuffiM an an eccentric
Oldman; mMIss Phcs McAllister as a grand
dtwtto of tho old roglmoj Miss Gcrtrhde
O'Mallty as it negro mummy, tho faithful
scrvanfoo ty:cal to tho SoutltjJMr. Jeffrey
Wllllaims also as a ncero xcrvunt, faithful
and imoiMr. T. V'. O'tMalley ln wn Intcr
r.wttn lrlKh comedy pm; Mr. William
Mack ui an eccentric youth; !Mlss,iMcKan
fls'ia protty,' lngcmw; Mr Oacar Norfleet Iti
a light comeily part. Such a cast,an be
(depended tipon to tnako even an Indifferent
play a success; Jltn It Is oafo to predict
that Jlr. Clement's clay will bo found nny
tblng ibui an Indifferent one.
'ilr. Clem cant and his excellent company
Will o, Mien at the Swcenov & Coombs
opera bourn tonight, ouo performance only,
Hoi.inmm at koiit iukguoi.u,
A Vcrltnlile lluutcr'x rnrndlxe Mote
ut the C'nini).
Fwt JllfiKgtjld, Tcxns, IJcccmbcr l0f l
have at last foilud for what this punt ot
the psnth was orWatod a, vcritablo hunt
cr'n paradlso. Oaslrtng to test tlh vomcUjr
of eomo of mho wonderful staalcs of g-Jim
down htf 'IlJo Oratrtdo a fow miles, ltuuf
lag pmtv twos Conned from our company a
fcttart Umo slnoc. With a Somlnolo scuut
JPr a, guivto 'Wo 1'cft Uho post ono attarnqon
in two nnrny ambulawotu, wlillo a heavier
wagon lUciMowed Jycbl-ad with hti rtlcQ8
and lam. All Hllorrg io raid wo wished
no ,Jiop and abbot omo of too Alcx&an
quaftl ohait Bcnnicid dnwirmerable in tho
cbudiairrul buahes, but our guide naldl it
iivos uctc3 vo boftln until wo iWero lu camp,
that thuro waa 'no few of too supply dl
uiiitishling, and woll wo toual he ejioke tao
truth. TixM ,'Moxkuin tiulall uto alimxk Lwice
tbo Hlro of, oar .quail, a dark bluu color,
viUla a "up-knat" of white feathers.
AVIhllo iaa3ag o small field itr down
ino river u J'oua, wnirrlug uoiso way heUrd
to our rl'gat. "Chasa-lack," our guide, cx
clalmtKl, and eatin our gur ivioro popping
nt thcuo tlho WiidS, luillng-liiis a goodty
outnber to tho ground, Ujion cxamllia.loa
wo foiund ifhJlt ahoy iHisumblcd 4ho pntlrla
chijkeii nd ure of itho.g'ron&e fjailly. TUoy
differ from 'tihu pralrm ohiokon in tbii
theCir inoait d3 ivvlhltto and. tender.
wVrnivlng .t a luingo W tMHs wo had been
Informed tcoaiuJ iUiti doer, wo were on
tho tokkout. osoro long our vigrluuco was
iidwarvlod by too elghf. ot a magnificent
buck baowBing on a email lJaull.
Ho had not aeon Us, and HUtto thought
tibnc danigdr wan so near. Taking a trusty
carblno, auo of tho parcy crawled around
until iho was ln range. A ribarp roporc, an
a'gcinilzlag look In 1ib dtreotton ot tlho nolso,
a mlghity lo.ip in iho air and ocu ut tho
llnejit of anlmaU lay dead. TViat night
wo visited thu "turkey toost," aud soaio
moro Hue ttpoi't resulted. Wo coirttmtid
ourtil'Ves wl'tlh five i'lno ones.
Jt la needless to d'well ca Wow daylight
tho loltowlng moraing raunil ais among
thjou&urul's of via oka and wild gce3o tbat
make ,ahelr 'home along the numerous la
goons of tho river, inor how after a full
day's eport, ladcncd with game ond well
s.tt'Ist'lBd with our first hunt, wo rcturaiud
to the post.
Slnee acrlvlug hero we foaivo had cno
moro death ln our company. About tho
10th tilt. PrJrtito WHHrfm Walsoa drojipcd
lids rovolvor to thu Hoar and It wis dis
charged. The ball jmssed through hie nn
kilo, and rcgardlus ot all tho phy3lclann
could do, gangrcno sot to and die died on
IP-iil Mate, Thomas Itod'gora has bcon hon
orably discharged ami lett for Ih'ls home at
Clebu'ni(, Texas, today.
lr.Iva;to It. 15. Smlcup, nftor n sorious
Eih-11 of lllnoaw In thu liospltul, has. re
turned to duty.
Quito a ploasftlat 'hop was glvon Wellies
duy evening cut tiho quarters of OJ'PUiln
'Dunvain and I!utnainti) Ccok arid
nrldgcn. Scwonal otrioora ot the Mexicaji
uvmy were ovnr with Wiolr families, and
Uho clito Kf ",'hu rtjiin.tjy were An' nttsniluaco.
A sevM blizzard struisk us this morn.',r.
and It is dow cxtronrsly cold. A Uttlo
stat! .iteming now thCa aCtornson. hut we
b.n-o tho advnntuitro ot w.wm brick b.ir
racics n.nd plenty of clothes.
Captain Duncan leaves for Cleburne on
the l&lih 'InsU ma itwenty days' ley-re of ab
tcaie. Triunpetor Uyrd a ltd Prlvato Powers re
turned Monday from visit to tibo!r homes
on furlciifth. W.C.D.
CteirHiy h. Third Texas, U. S. V. Int.
. FOR THE
Thero U usbcrtJ Into fashion's domain
this winter n very pretty skirt which Is
divided into four parte- In fact, II Is called
tho four-plcced skirt. Henrietta, cashmero
and lightweight ladies cloth are tho no
copied materials for Its development, for
tho heavier fabrics mako up clumsily and
large box. AVcdiWng cako Is also serval
at tho wedding fo.tst, bq it at breakfast or
. Homo made wedding cake la made pit
tbo btitter by tho nAlltlon of two coil's ot
drtcd apples soaked over night find stowed
the noxt day untW bender. J,et (loot bo
foio Btlrrlng In tho cake. Tlis apide-t will
tnsto like seeded raisins. Many old nnd
excellent' liousewlvea omit nil other fruit
but a oun or two of raisins, nnd .llttlo
fltron substituting the tt-sweil dried np-
ples for themi Detoro, using all water is
drained off tho aprfes. Another fruit sub
stltuto 1b tho tender-skinned grnpn which
Is seeded- and mixed ,ln tho dou;h,
MeitlN for a liny.
Fruit. ' -California
Wlieat and Crwm.
Broiled Spring Ctfic'een. .
French rrled' Potatoes
Waffles with Maple Syrup.
Cafo nu Lalt.
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A' V M' a1--!
I Rifles, Air Ouns (single shot and repeatlnt SKfi
oi an Riiius, iiuiiiiiis vuois, uKKgius, eic. j$$&$
nnrlT innTrt U'i n, n?'"t,?1
Kt-'iii'viiBi ,i iirr i r1. navnu'inni
I Prairie Avenue iiJgL
M.W CIIU.tllCAT, iivtiixi:.
One Hum IRxmi l'lirt'luiHcil for
AVnco, Texas, Decombor 11. Alderman
A, It. Rosenthal of Houston nnd Chief J.
J. Hussey of tbo fire department aro in
Waco. They clcsod a deal with Horace
Mooro of this, city, agent for tho Holloway
chemical flro engine, taking tho engino
lu tho liandn of Agent Mcoro in this city
and It will bo shlppod to Houston tomor
row, it is almost a , counterpart ot tho
Wauo truck and is a beauty.
THE NEW FOUR-PIECED SKIP.T.
About six yarls of material, doublo
width, of course, are required to mako tho
four-pieced skirt, If full directions aro
carried out; but with a llttlo deception 'it
can bo nccomplifbed with Juft a llttlo
moro than luilf. ns many.
In tho former case, four llttlo ovcrsklrts
uro mado separately and put on the same
onnu. in tlio latter a foundation, uclrt of
tilk or Imitation silk Is maio and tho
mlnlaturo skirts sowed upon it. each over
lapping the other onounh to hldo the head
ing eo that a sopnruto offost Is maintained.
Tho skirt has un abbreviated train and
slightly sweeps tile ground all around.
Thero aro no gathers nor plaits nt the
back and the opening Is mado upon tho
side to preserve an unbroken beauty of
outline. Any bodlco enn bo worn with tho
four-pieced skirt, and it is particularly
dressy with th? novc new ullk waists that
aro so much tho yogue.
Cheese, ' Water
, Roast Pork. Appfa Sauce.
Green Peas. Potatoes Buttered.
'MUBhrcoms Stowed. Asparagus.
Beet and- Onion Salad
Lomou Plev nuquefoft.
Are not the only things you can find at our-stnt M1
Fancv Goods. Frames and Celluloid NovottUc1 &m
both in design,, quality and variety. Prices areola!
see theni.- mmh
Store open until 9 p. m. K$m
Pillot's Book Sttf
A Delicious OriniK-" Dessert.
Cut b1xoraiiBes In half wosswbe, tako
out all tho pufp-und put It 1n a glass dish.
Add tho Juice that escapes to ono 'half pint
ot water, adding also the Julco ot two
lemons, onei cupful ot granuKted sugar
and ono cupful oi claret or some other
wine; bring to a boll (stirring), allow to
cool and strain over tbo orange pulp.
Servo with sponge cako.
ClirlMtmim (ilft for u 3lnii.
If you want to glvo a man a pro3-ent
wHch lie will use, select the very finest
cold chain you can find. Get a hair
chain, If possible as slender as u thread
ot Earning cttlon. Now buy a lead pencil
holAr. ono ot tSo kind into which an or
dinary lend pencil e'.in bo slipped. Have
this chain attached and present to the man
Ho will carry the outfit in his vest packet
whl'e ono end of the gold ohiiln will be at
tached to his watch oaain. Tail present
conies undor tho head of "bougateo" ones,
but if you an goslnvc to buy a prnsint you
may utilize this Idea lu somo form.
Weil d 1 11 K" Cake.
It in -becoming mow and mora the Eng
lish farfiion to glvo tho guests a very
generous piece of wedding cako In a rather
nrldoiHiiiiilil'.-; "Waist UnUrcly Illblioii
At a recent wcdJIng In Washington th'3
brldcwmalda were gonJied alike In white
crepe do chine, with tho bodices made -entirely
of wailto tatl'ii rilbbon, and wore pic
ture lints of black velvet and plumes.
Tho brides grown was of wlilwi satin, tua
front ot which was embroidered in seed
pearls from throat to hem.
TUB KKMIMM3 OIISBIIVEU.
Ideal shopping days these.
And now tho daily question is: "Will it
bo finished by Christmas?"
A woman wliom all women like is never
nt a lois for men friends aa well.
There uro very few men who are willing
to admit tbat a woman oan ever feel tired.
Talk always to your frienda as though
you txpected them some times to bo your
It shows rcmarkablo' strength of mind
never to buy anything that you absolutely
do not need.
The smaller the baby the bigger the bon
net it wears 'that is if its mother Is ot the
If men woro In the habit ot wearing veils
fhey would understand Why women aro no
devoted to the custom.
It Is always tho woman wlio thinks she
could euOTessfully manage a ItusbinJ who
can not manage to get one.
Pers-or.u who drivo nails in painted walls
are the so:it who consider It no sacrilege to
turn down tho 1 savoa-ii- books.
Lots of women wl'l read an article telling
of an actress' gown who would never dream,
of even scanning tho most important Item
of local news.
... -: -'"ssSf
: Agents, or EAQLE ,
! Acetylene Qas Qeneratol
S Gas Heating Stoves, $3.50. $4.50, $5.50; f
Welsbach Incandescent Qas Lamps,$i
Phone 7a for Your
Plumbing, Steam Heating and Dral
i Morris Plumbing and Supply
2 200 TRAVIS STREET. ii
Joint T. Hstlll.
Belton, Texas, Deccmbor U, Mr. John
T, Estill at ono tlmo secretary ot the
railway commission of Texas, died at tho
residence ot his father In this city yester
day utter n lingering lllnWss of consump
tion, Ho roturned from Monterey, Mexico,
about threo weeks since, whero he had
gone for tho benefit at bis health. Ho will
bo burled under tho auspices of tho Ma
THE FIRE RECORD.-. -
Knrm IIoiinc year Slu-rinnn.
Sheraton, Texas, BBCcmhcr II. The
houi?o on Bhe lArter farm,, five miles south
of tbo city, occupied by James Phillips,
bu'iUed last wSjJlit wiSh all con teats. Lchs,
$600; uto insurance. IMr. PJillllps had Just
received sord that 'hts brother,. W. A.
Phillips, had died, and 3io nnd flvmlly had
gone to tho residence of deceased, tibatit
ono mllo ill3tau.t. Onlgln of fire, a de
ICxiiliiston nf Illlili l.lfc.
I,edticibtp.r, Texas, Decomber H. (Mr.
G-llpln tnlwd lo titnrt a flro In his drug
tit'ore tihJs rn'arnfng a'bout 7 o'clock wltli a
gallon bottlo full of what is generally
called "idiih life." Aa tt'inattor of course
it exploded, knocked Mr. Gllplu down nnd
t-et flro 'to sovcrul things in different lxints
of tho ihouse, 'but, fortunately for tho town.
the -blaze was cxtlngutsnea.
P:'feno-,;cihest!trut sorreb Sirso, !(, has u
r-'i',1SSB,,B,1H,l1,l'w J un jeei, ,030 June Knot 01
F. , tuW U.1, .LU.'M.iw.ltAM .I.Hi. !.....! ..1 .,
'-'t ' IJi2wW'fc''Jlfc yr wuow - ttvui KUJU, Vla-liut;u i-.
Skri .:. ,.' ' .,' -MfeMilnesStaura. V
sKSf.'.:. ' : MSttMifof'Cj'aiia
on left hip, mane ami
a-nid tail, Bad on inoat
A. R. v,nderon.
Sljerlrt Hbrils County,
Marie' Ouerln Wol-
;-'tbSbomoi!of. herXnareiita. 'Mil
yBfternoon In Gleuwood wmotcrv
IN if Chujne ;"of jth8nulI5u. 4
h rowvr, cjj ,o yean,-a mr.iv
nd. Who dil,TUdhV nllfht 'at. St.
V0 tenrtwrwjiwairjVimried,, ywterday
w wrr.wt 'fiioarnians, oi
WMfA'.WMl. twihono-rad, men-
Avv'X'1'"' w.' " 'jt .i" ' ' y1 i' i'
t tint Hw(cwHuu
m wvwFHniw.eiiiu uiu
fmum OUef of.iflr. lia-
fJmWt OWef?Arto nd
Slnrrlcil by JnNtlec MuHrh.
(Mr, Chnitles 'B, Dbdgo of .Vnanm Ilits
und IMUffl Tdti u Kanel ot XaahWlle,
Teun., wcro nrawled ywtord'jy raonring by
Jubilee of .(ho Peuoo Malsoh und will
mako AnafMis iP.im tiholr tutana homo.
PhKo pai'tlos jnet in Houstou ps vliltom
of tlho Fruit. Flower and V-jgMWo Festi
val: wihon Ctipld got in Jils .wrk.
Trace of the Ilcuutlful.
Thoso who were on tho, etreeta between
0 ond 10 o'clock yesterday morning and
wcro close observers report n slight snow.
Not enough, of the fleecy foil to cover tho
ground, It thawing about the tlmo It
reached terra Anna, but It snowed n'over
thelta?. ia quality umnliiakable, though
in ouanttty almcst IndUs-emlble,
(out Vp for Life.
Davo Pancy, tho negro who was recently
tried and convicted nt Columbus for wife
inuni-sr,, tho verdict belt?g death, which
W commuted by Iho governor to a Ufa
teatonoe, passed through tha city yester
day en route to the penltontlary In charge
pf PenHontlary Agent Carmlclcl.
A SOUTHBHN aBrmLBMAN.
''Mr.SClay Clement lias culled b'.s new
ply,;',At3outhrn flenUanan.' and the
osvtko pUcoln, tbo sunny Southland;
the ,i first act la lioulslaua. while itrlra-Yl-'
w(l ,wr-iDg like a'paU'ovr Uio state
la ,lW3i,.T.Wri ct. t urnteliea iho motive for
CWiiaaBtlojtorB'etory. whlcdi, is told twen-tir-tiQj
yer.. later 'tnlcV peaciuil scene
JtkSoutlt; CUnoHna. iMr, Clement plays a
i;yarrout,:curUy dd'gwit)wn through
tt tbe BCU6.'rattr faavlnz'been nn
M'ft'rotiM'.OoinMerate officer In tho tint
pet.-;; iMrt.?0Met. yHl ' bo " ee?n as the
fcgton of ite y'itwt'nt th",play ;
ft Ta,'" f-"i'
AhkIhiiimI Hlni'k Solit.
Ilclnis, Texas, December 1 1. The Taylor
L'lttle stock of ewcrrllea was sold jester
day to Mr. L. O. Malcom, wrho will con
tinue the 'buMriOMS, Tibia is tho stc-ek
whilch lii'ttle reconitly tuulgned ln fayor ot
hU creditors, naming William Ellison as
Tho return oagagement of this splendid
company at swtonoy & coomus opera
houte for ono mstlneo and ouo night. Fri
day. Decembur 10. Is hailed with delight
by all lovers ot tlio play, ns wag iiniiv.s
tak&bly attested by an S. R. 0. audience
This company Justly enjoys tho repu
tation of being tho wry bvst organiza
tion on the read playing at popular prices
and all aro amazed toiknow how they give
such a good show for so llttlo money.
Thcywlll oppeardirro on Friday, Decern-
Iter 16, matlneo and night. In tbo following
roperta-re; jiauneo, vapiuiu imji ot tue
Flfly-flrat;" and at night, "Tlio Fronch
FOR THE NEW CITY DIRECTORV.,
Tlie pubtlttoers having completed the
canvass for the new city directory request
all persons inuklug changes la thc:r firm
name), business or nculdont locations to
notify fbeoi at onco in order that thoy
may make tho proir corrections for the
directory, Address 100 Pruaton avenue,
city. (Morrison & Fourmy. Publishers.
NOTHING BUT PBACB
Prevails when you havo your Laundry
work done by the originators ot fine work
SI Packard's Troy bsundry, ata Prairie
avenue. 'Phone 332, ,
A UE-AUTIFUli CUENaiVR.
The Ooo. V. Cleveland Commission fia.
are, 8iidlng their friends tad cu3tomcra
a very handaame calender, Klylntr a re
produalon in color photosraphj' of, a very
fine painting ot, the cucapo of Hob sou and
DwelUiifV ut KnnU.
J3mils, Texas, Doccanbor 11. - dwelling
housa on Raest KnOav Htroat tocloirglas to
jwriaes In Aj-kan'sas and occupied by Mako
Campbell, o, harber here, was burned this
morning at B o'clock, rrhe tmlldlng was
covered by Insurance and -Mr. Campbell
had $300 lusurnuico on his household, gools.
1iiiiiiium1 ly Klrc,
Denton, Tcsas, December 13. Tho rcbl
dcuco of Dr, J. 'M. liue was damaged about
$50 by Uro last night. Tho llumea eauglit
from nn oil sUjvo lu the bath room, but
were nut out leforo X culd spread to tho
other rocm?. Tbo loss la covered by insur
ance i m
Cookvllle. Texas. December IS, -The rcs
Wence of J. M. Keith was uurued last
night. Furniture was saved. Tho house
was occupied by Dr. U 1. Gulllck. .Loss
J70.0, fully Insured.
uVrUinoro, It. T Deceiuber 13.--A Uouhc,
tho property of 0, U. Herbert, burned Uet
night, Iosa $200, no Insurance.
Gainesville, T;xas, Docemiucr 13, Tho
gm known Vib Tryer's gin burned Saturday
at Vulk'y Vlow, It wa Insured for $3300.
SHORT TEXAS SPECIALS. .
FORT WORTH, Mr. Divis. tho small
pox' patient, is rejorted to be ret t lug well.
HBNNESSV. Stock of all Hinds In flaj
cc-uditiou and farmers avo hurts and
bay lofts full.
HUTTO, A good soaking rain Is thu
greatest need, - though the snow helped
tmiall grain and' benefited the ho4lth ot the
VICTORIA. The reunion of Iho Terry
Itai'igerd, to havo been held hero on the
10th, has been postponed uutll next fpriiig.
DENTON. Mrs. Cora Hurrls. who was
k sovercly bunwd ut Wuketon recently,
died of her Injuries; her body was churrea.
... Ja iirrKtrniiiiir nit -- -- -i ---, -. - ,r.f .nw vhwi'
friend 'wr&U tt -ery i.retty little pocket I DALLAS. -The dead nun foucd In the
tncwiHiUlym'avrtii Urn I etrvct ba Immq fully Idvittltted u n. t.
) I fUnthUl t( MttflMftvill,' fculUtt mr,
Ky. The manner ot his death is still a
CORSICANA. Tho DaII.v Sun has -absorbed
the Surtday Chronicle.
HILLSBORO. The cold weather is In
tensely mturtiting hero by a reason ot a
coal famino. Dealers are out ond can't
'KNN1S. Mr. C. W. LawBon. while kill
ing hogs, was accidentally 6truck with a
crowbar, .hrcakiug this collur hone, which
is giving him great iraiu.
PARIS. Two lino wild turkey gobblers
were killed with a stick by Jim Uonnis
near here; tho birds had fought each other
until they were exhausted.
LOOWlH.VRiT. A vory interesting pro
tracted meeting toAs bcon lw progress in
the Dipttst ohurch during the last week
and will ocuatlnue for tevtmal days longer.
GREENVILLE. Tho lx churches ot the
city have united' in charity work and up
pointed a committee to distribute fooJ,
fuel and other necessities to tho nccJy
nionn a i..l., . .
"wvu, ,x Biiuoiing occurrea ncre anu no
a result a man named Hull, better known
as Ited Hull, was shot through tho arm nnd
body nnd is thought lo bo in a critical
LOCJCHiART. Will nnd Grj'ton Hooper,
who wcro so badly wounUed ut the Cliap
trcui tarty n week ago, aro rapidly recover
ing and are out ot ilatngeir. No prose:utlon
for tlao affray lias yet been instituted.
FORT WORTH. An effort It, to be
made to obtain such rates to the laying
of tbo corner stowi ot the Masonic Widows'
und Orphans' homo that Hasans from ovory
lodge in Texas -may attend. A programme
is to bo given out shortly.
,JnK9au- Saturday morning at tEo
Frank Warren place, two miles from town
a llttlo daughter of Mr. mid Mrs. Penning
tlou was severely burned, from which
a recovery Is considered doubtful. V llt
tlo brother and tbo invalid mother wero
badly Lurnenl in extinguishing the flames
VICTORIA. Tbo Victoria rcu.ri t...i.
nal Ice company has lot tha contract to
tue La vergno company of New York for
a twonty-flvo-ton loo anil rrfrlgeratlnr
plant to be put up as soon m possible. Thio
ls not tho samu company which operated
the plant deatroyed by nro Sunday nfglit.
Lullng, Tcxtifj, December. W.-lAs ha
regular mcctln; of miiny lodg,. vT in
A. 0. U. W tho following oHteWi !:
eiocieu oi. August, jututer worlcmw A
nwmiu .fomua; P, L. Fry. 'ir
. J. Ellis, reoardcir; J, Kulu,, fliiancinl
recorder; 11. R. mum. ro-i;... '""mcl"
and.v, luslda suard; ,. jcoy, ouVido
WoHthnm. Tvns. -n,w.,,n. . . ...
lh'.m Jodsc No. 2S07. Kn!t'at of Tlocr
met last night and jltt,i h,.. L ,!ior'
WHwrn for Jho rnsulug year; ii. Cn1n
dlotalorj John P. Stubbs, vlco dl:i'-.ir. i'
,V'??" " u:t J- P tiTst. tviarirZ:
w. i, iiocjiuey, ii,;
When you buy
Shoes, you lit tho
foot nnd please tho
eye the rest la
faith. Not one in
one hundred can
tell tho dlfferenco
between good leath
er and had. Polish.
Ilko charity, covers
n multitude of sins.
You seldom know'
what Is underneath
In buying at our
shoo store, you do
not need to Inquire.
Unworthy shoes aro
not here wo dotost
them. We know tlio
Bhoo business well
and can not be de
ceived. Wo do
know what is under
the blacking.. Fur
theimore, wo tell
tbo truth about It.
when we say to you
tbat berA aro $3.00
hoes th.it are-equal
to the usual $t,l
ftorts, It is a state
ment ot ImporUncQ
nnd value. The rest
jf the story 13:
R'.otit Welted Soles.
Gflnulno Cult Skin
Brown and Black
Congress or Laced
:u Illunt and
Nine styles to pick
...Are the cause, of neirtyiB
...and nerve troubles.iTI
...llv yield to sdtntlficUy'.W
...No matter hou-,bidrtlitt9
...will nor only.corrct'lt,m
...whole nervous syi tern n M
...We speak from yuri,0Ti
...and mean w hat W'e say-ilii
Prof. F. H. Newcra
403 Main St,' H
313 Main Street.
Sand, Brick,. Clay, Plaster.
Sewer Pipe, etc.
B. M. BTJJRKE,
814 Commerce Ave. 'Phone 37.
HEATH & MILLIQAN
Best Prepared Paint and Lead
Car Mountain Cedar Posta.
Berinz Manufacturing C..
w 1 y
1 r.rn xvnitins' fnr lho'inan wnoi"
and dFe Im ; done on tho.hort
MODEL LAUNDRY. 1CU,B
DR. E. 5. HEISIQ
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat.
telephone Building, Corner Pralrlo and Fain
uln, Houaloa, Texas.
lonctiii rocordftr- n 1
itacKaey, tixuaurer W. H. iIohki. i .r'
doln: S. T, Bounds. iid n w. .w.,'. .'
girarStan: It. Anthony-, stvntiuel A ,,'
Stubtw, U N. -U,rbee. W. u'KwinS'
truatccs. IAu oystor sunn.- 1. i ...."."
nl.h.l,kn!..k.. I....V '..r -I'. W Up
"-kC , . ' " ' lua "aw owitvrs on tho
Teiarkaaa. Texas. lViyv-nDer l3..t a
meeting of th Inicrstu'to. lodge v0 nT,
rjhM ...iwir trtMrniS: lilt
ui ,im WMMWg mucki war 4td
for tlho year: Worthy onastec J, P. Lcon
berger; vlco worth)' m.ie,tea James
C'ltellly; pas.t miastor, Charles Tlmber
lako; firrancler, R. T, Cunnlngliiai; phap
laln, J. F. Ohoato; conductor, G. E. Mur
phy; secretary, II. M. Harpor. Mr, Leo-a-bcrgcr
w-aa cleetod delcgnto. to the Grand
I-'nim tint Capital City.
Aus'Jn, Texas, December H. Stato
Health Orflcer Blunt is In receipt of a
letter from Dr. Yandell, Stato quarantlnu
officer at El Paso, relative to tbo smallpox
epidemic at tint point 4n which ho says
thut It is under comnloto conlrnl 11ml Hint
tbcro la no occasion for uny alarm bolnie
felt about It.
Tfco tax rolls for Oraugo county for 1S9S
recelrtsd by Iho comptroller today show a
tolal valuUon ot l,Slti,S29, wllcU ib an
incronj.1? qf $S2,'JSii. Thl3 comploteh Hie
list of tnx rolls for I8us. Tito total vnlua
dinii for tbo State for 1S9S will chow a
sllnlit uKgrogato decrease In comparison
Tho following out of tho ihlrty-iiina n-
uiun ui i.ne peuarat lanu orfico novo re
celutl notloo that they wll bo ivtalnril
by Commiseloiier-clect. Finger: J. T. Rob
Jiiton, A. ltasland. J, J. Terrell, George L.
Cruni, Sid Roe. L, (J. Wise. Doe Smith,
J. H; Ogli'Kby, Mlis Corlno Rakor, J. p.
Harris, Lyman UaUoy, Night Watchman
llonhim and Janitor- lulnqulst.
S,ltelunnii' llorrllili) Uiiilli,
Fort Worth, Texas, Dotvetuber U; Q , V,
Iluckley, BwtvhnianMn the Texan nnd Pa-
! a4 mt W4 u m
" - rw.af
Rooms 305-3OO SJ.
For Eye, Ear, NoseggJ
car 200 feet; finally his ,
frog and was cut topi
Ron An 1 nn in. Texas, Del
nel Robert J. Shcllon. a
hero tonight. He was a
Ho leaves a oaugui". Kj-hJ
Fort Worth, and a ?-lgcm
stock inan. nt f
. "' :!"SE. n-toiiP1
seining uV ".v- ,.,,
was a rmcronau. '- -y;
ford, Mllliccm. -ca
inkier iniiM, --, '.r.trtfl.
He was a prominciu -
w ll-HII f- .
IHlllUllU" .,.... 1 . -.'
HPNiiond for btinai
aiillcr. Iho la
Drags. I. T.
ctant nt DraXS
O'tT since. ,dWllU
ut Lanifb, iwh
. . . . i 1 m -1.-, MB4fl
. ot ttiimaw
C I '
w .rc-v WiHaal