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WACO DAILY NEWS, JANUARY 2 1892.
Mw tiZaUia 'Metex
Editor and Qonoral Manager.
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ond clasa mail ninttor.
'I mil for tree ooiilinorcn Willi nil
tuitions." Tliomti Jufft-rMiii.
IT IS THE CAUSE, NOT THE MAN.
All editorial in Tk Nkws Bating
forth tho necessity of removing tho
thrco spoilsmen, Hill. Gorman ami
Brice, from the head and leadership
of tho Democratic party, provokes this
criticism from tho San Antonio Ex
press: "About u year ago this same pa
per had tho warmest words of praiso
for Senator Gorman's masterly fight
upon tho foroo bill. It think that
in saving the Mew York legislature
to tho Demooraoy, Governor Hill has
done most valuablo 6orvioe. When
Colonol Brice, a resident of Now York,
was olectcd senator from Ohio, The
Mews could see nothing wrong in it.
Tho present outburst is caused by
two facts. One is that aftor repeat
ed ballots in the Demooratic cauous
Mr. Mills was defeated for speaker
Tho other is that Mr. Mills wa not
offered the chairmanship of tbs coni
mitteo on ways and means Tint is
tho whole story "
That is not tho wholo story. When
Mills was dofeated The News was ono
of tho first papers in tho stato to at
tribulo the res alt to tho superior skill
of thcCriEp men in what it believed
at that time to have been purely a
personal contest. The News was
heartily for Mills and was sorry its
candidato was defoatcd, but refused
to believe that his defeat had any
political significance until tho Now
York Sun, the Atlanta Constitution
tho Express and other protection pa
pers came to us filled with editoral
rejoicing over tho triumph o tho pro
tection element in tho Dernooratio
party followed by The assignment of
the committees by Speaker Crisp.
Then The News was oonvincod that
tho ohargej that Hill, '.Brice and
Gorman, each of whom are protection
ists and neither a member of tho houso
of rcpreser tatives, were tho real man
agers of tho Crisp campaign was true.
It was a deliberate Bohomo to cbook
tho growth of tho tariff reform senti
ment in the Domooratio party and
thwart tho will of tho pnoplo. It ij
not that Mills tbo man was rofused an
office. Texas can and will givo him
a bettor ono. no wont down as
tho acknowledged representative of a
prinoiplo dear to the hearts of nine
tenths of tho Dernooratio voters of this
country and when ho wont down the
great principle for which he stood j
went down with him for the time bo
ing. "Tho do f oat of ono man is noth
ing, but the defeat of a ijroat oauso is
everything." As to tho fight Mr.
Gorman made against tho force bill,
TnE News is happy to accord to him
its hearty thanks and approval, but
that fight, gallant as it was, and of
suoh valuo to tho South, did not
licenso Mr. Gorman to cntor into a
triangular intrigue to defeat tho
will of the Dernooratio party which
was almost umtod against the protec
tive idoa. An overwhelming major
ity of the Domocrutio party is oppos
ed to protection but notwithstanding
that fact Hill, Gorman and Bnco by
their adroit scheming made it impos
sible for the party in tho present oon
gross to fight it. That's what Tin:
News is kicking about, and that is
just tho condition of things tho Ex
press as a protection paper desired to
see. We will meet you at the con
vention. Has Lieutenant Governor Pondle
ton tho time to attend an extra session?
Senator Tyler and Hilling P. Robin
son aro depriving him of a great deal
of his time.
LEAP YEAR UKHMAN.
New Year's Day eighteen hundred
and ninety two has come and is mini
bercd with tho past, but tor many,
many long your1 will it linger in the
memory of tho Waco sooial world ns
tho occasion of tho leap yoar gcrman
giveu by tho young ladies of Waco,
complimentary to their young gentlo
tnon friends. Tho Philo hall was tho
sucno of this, ono of the most bril
liant entertainments our city over
known, and never boforn in the his
tory of this club has its largo hall and
numerous ieception rooms presented
suoh a dazzling pioture.
As tho guests entcied. they were
received by their fair young hostesses
assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Stockly
Slaydon, Judge and Mrs Geo. Clark,
Mr. Hnd Mrs. Walter V. Fort, Mr. and
Mrs. Kobert Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. II.
M. Bain, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Sim Me
Lendon, Mr and Mrs. Fostor Fort,
Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. Dnprec, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Hays, Dr. an I Mrs. Chas.
L. Young and Dr. aud Mrs. William
Passing through tho parlors, which
wero tastefully decora1 cd with palms
and blooming calla lillios, tho largo
dancing hall mot ono's view, and you
could but pause and admire tho bril
liant panorama. Tho young ladies
had converted it into a perfeot bower
of loveliness. On every hand some
pleasing devico claimed ono's atten
tion, the rostrum boing tho center of
attraction, so far as decoration was
concerned. From a bank of potted
plants that concealed tho orchestra
roso a double floral arch, from whioh
were suspended fintastioly shaped
Japancso Lintenis that shed a soft ra
diance upou the many-hued rugs dis
posed beneath. The posts down the
oenter woro twined with bunting and
garlands of evergreens, a largo wish
bono occupying tho post of honor
The only other decorations were the
garlands of evorgreens and holly bor
rics that adorned tho pioturcs, and the
motto in largo gilt letters. "Januarv
Tho german was begun at 11 and was
undor the direction of Mr. Biin, as
sisted by Misses Taylor and Sears,
and hero let it b: said, that too much
credit cannot bo given theso young
ladies, tho presideut and vice-president
who, by their faithful work,
contributed so much to tho success of
the ovening. A ploasant feature of
the german was tho attendance of
two bands, which alternated and re
lieved each. The Ileniek Brothers
were out for the first timo in many
weeks, and tho appearance of Mr
James Reniok on tho music stand was
heralded, by tho assembly, with hear
The german favors woro numerous,
appropriate and many very handsome,
and were undor the supervision of
Mrs. Clara Soars. Tho refreshments
wero served from a handsome buffet
and woro under tho supervision of tho
Tho aff iir was a perfeot suocess, and
"the young hdies of Waco," who had
it in charge aro to bo congratulated
upon their exeoutive ability and per
Besides the rooeption oommitteo
montioned above, tho following wero
those presont: Miss Ilattio Taylor,
John M. Dockery; Miss Maggie Jones,
K. 15 Banton; Misr M. h boars, Loo
CaruthersjoMiBS Olive, Ed Worth;
Miss Kerr, W. N. Mattox; Miss Tato
of Houston, Howard Mann; Miss
Wood ward JJof Alabama, Bonner Corn
ish; Miss Oliver, J. B Tscharnor;
Miss Goodrich, Jas. Rotan, Miss Feck
of Coreicana, Alton Dunuica; M ss
Speight, W. W. Massoy, Miss On
Aigginson, llufus Williamson; Mihs
Ware of Kentucky, TJIrio Noliu; Miss
Bogges?, Gus Jackson; Miss Q.
MoeK, Will Hawkins; Miss Mattio
Mock, Itobt. Cox; Miss MoLsndon,
James S, Currj; Miss Winno of Fort
Worth, Loffino Plunkett; Mies Diokoy,
W. H. Moon; Miss Herndon of Ton
nesseo W 0 Watton; Miss SaffarronB
of Tonnassoo, M. 0. H. Park; Miss
B. nigginson, Hugh Brown,
Miss Rosa King, P. B. Jones; Miss
Burko, Ned Marshall; Miss Suolla
Hudson, of Caldwell, Texas, Tom
Clark; Miss Ola Jackson, Charles
Turner; Miss Rotan, W H Cameron;
Miss Morris, of Houston, J 11 Downs;
Miss Buckner, of Kontucky, B A Kil
lough; Miss Mattio Jones, W A Par
ker; Mr. and Mrs. T N MoMullon,
Jr., Mrs. Clara Sears, Capt. and Mrs.
Blair, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Shear, Mr.
and 'Airs. T. A. Crawford, Mr. and
Mrs. Hal P. Brown, Mr and Mrs. A.
G. RlflK Dr. aud Mrs. W. A. Howard,
Dr and Mrs P It Hongst, Mrs J 0 J
King, Mrs M M Boggess, Mrs Hatnil
ton, Mr and Mrs Lake, Mr and Mrs J
F Wolls, Mr and Mrs J P Massoy, Mr
and Mrs Hobson, Mr and Mrs Tli09
Doyle, of Atlanta, Mr and Mrs 0 A
Itiohntdson.Mr and Mrs W W Dcllart,
Mrs Grace, of Dtllas, Mr and Mrs II 1
Munroc, and Messrs McCall, Taylor,
Castles, Dunnioa, Weillc, Burnham,
Davio, Thos Parker, Beers, King, J 11
Banton, G H Massoy and Thos
Tho Misses Risher had a pleasant
littlo watah party at Dr. llilbert's
Thursday oveniog. A uniquo feature
of tho evening wits tho writing of
New Year's resolutions by the young
ladies for tho youug gentlemen, imd
vice versa, and then thoy weroassignod
by lot. Many of tho resolutions wero
very amusing, and some of them very
apppropnate. Among tho latter was
that drawn by Mr. W. H. Cameron,
which read "Resolved, That I will
tnako a good husband for some girl
during the yoar."
While watohing tho old year out
and the now year in tho time was
pleasantly passed in music, conversa
tion and refreshments. Among thoe
presont wero, Uinscs Morris, Buokner
Rotan, Do Zouohe, West, Jones,
Ashley, Mamio Ashloy, Poarre and
Spoight, Messrs. Cameron, Park,
Dockery, Grady, W. W. Missny,
Allen, Sleopor, B3gby, Castles, Mc
Call and Weille, Mr. and Mrs. Gal
lagher, Dr. and Mrs. Howard, Mr. and
Mrs. Reeves, Mr. and Mrs. Richard
son and Mr. and Mrs. Risher.
Tborc was a select and most de
lightful german given on Monday
ovening last by the hospitablo Philo?,
complimentary to Miss Paulino
Wynne of Fort Worth, who is visit
ing Miss Leta MoLendon, on Austin
Avenuo. Like all tho Philogormans,
this ono was a perfect success, and
was worthy of tho fair young lady in
whoso honor it was given.
Events in tho future arc a swim
ming party at tho natatorium Mon
diy night, imd a german by the
Eidelweiss, Tuesday night. Tho Elks'
masquo carnival will ooeur early in
Mr. Rufas B. Banton compliment
ed a few frionds on Christman morn
ing with a most delightful "Break
fast," over which Mrs. W. S. Black
shear presided. Covers were laid for
fifteen and the breakfast win served
in oourses. Tho guests were Mr and
Mrs W B Hays, Mr and Mrs
W S Blaekshear, Miss Ware of Tren
ton, Kentuoky, Miss Maggie Jones,
Miss Rotan, M.ss Minnie Johnson,
Misses Bertie and Ora Higginson,
and Messrs. Frank Grady, Tom and
John Dookerv, and Robert Banton.
There wero no houses formally
' open" for roceiving, now year's day,
but, what was better, and ever so
much moro sensible, most of tho la
dies wero "at homo" to callers with
out any formality, frills, fuss and
feathers. At several, light refreshments
wero sorved and tho ladies woro evi
dently expecting their friends, and
wero not disappointed, Qu te a num
ber of gentlomen wero out exchanging
greetings with tbeir fair frionds.
A tow ladios wero also taking advan
tage of leap year, and making now
yoar's calls. This was ever so much
better than tho preparation, docora
tion, elaboration of collation, and tho
generalization of admissablo oallors
whioh has marked new year's in tho
Mr and Mrs J 0 Eaton have issued
invitations to tho marriage of thoir
daughter Elfio May to J Edward Tur
ner Tuesday artornoon, January fifth,
eighteen hundrod and ninety-two, at
two o'clock, Fifth street Methodist
Mr. Will D. McGhee, principal of
tho fourth district sohool and Miss
Rosa Hams, a popular young teacher
in the Franklin street school, woro
uniteoMn marriage Wednesday even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. McGheo start
out with a host of good friinds in chis
community, who wish them a hippy
new year and lots of them.
Mrs R. M. Bain, Jr., entertained
tho Ladies Whist olub on Thursday
afternoon. Mrs. Bain is a most charm
ing hostess and affordod the club a
delightful cvoning. 'Mrs W W Soloy
will entertain tho ladies on Thursday
On laBt Tuosday evening Goggan
musio hall was filled with a fashion
able audionco invited by the Waco
Piano olub to thoir first .recital of the
season. Tho memhors havo good
reason to fool proud of this ontortain
ment, for from tho first strains of tho
opouing overturo by the olub to the
last faint eoho of the exquisite piano
solo, by Miss McOulloob, interest nover
for one moment flagged, and another
recital by tho Waco Piano club is
oagorly lookod forward to. Tho fol-
CONTINUED ON EIOIITH VAflE.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SALE
Children's School Shoes
In heel or spring heel, 5 to S at 57 cents, 9 to 12 a
67 cents, 13 to 2 atSS cents, usual prices 75 cents, $1.00 and
chase for a special purpose and
price $1 65.
pecial Holiday Prices
In all departments. Of course eveiybody U iute
ested in Holiday Goods.
We have a large assortment of plush cases, albums
etc. etc., at 50 cents on the dollar.
As our quotations will prove.
And note the prices given from
will be that after looking through our stock you .can't 1m
magine how you paid such high prices for goods.
And a penny made is a penny earned. Look out for us and
Watoh our Advertisement :!
From day to day and save not only pen
nies but dollars. Yours Respectfully,
For fine goods low prices and saving money.
J. T. CHAMBERS,
611 AUSTIN STREET.
3. W. Mauk, President.
' K. BOTAN, ,t
Vm. Cambook, - 'IceProsldonts.
Ton Padoitt. )
First Teitioaauail DBam-Ic,
CAPITAL, I60C.000. 8URPLTJB AND PROFITS, $100,000.
HXltEOXOltSJ.Vr. Mann. E. Rotan. Wm. Gamnrnn. Tnm p.H.i t it- u.
Fort. W. M. Kellett. Travis. F. Jones. W. It.
taTAoooontB of Bonis, BtnkerB, Merchants
facilities for making collodions.
Money to lend on Vendors Lien Notes.
Money to lend on .fawns.
Money to buy Notes, long or short time.
Houses and Lots for sale on Installments.
We will now contract to build residences
TIfcTO, 2D MATPIELD,
BANKER AND BROKER. 308 AUSTIN AVENUE,
CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK
WACO, - - TEXAS.
PAID IN CAPITAL 6100000
SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROMTsZZZ$io6!ooo
J. B MoLKKOON. President.
W. D. LAOY,
a. u. moaiKaoN,
J. T. DAVIS, Vloe-preeldent.
J. E. PAHKU1,
T HOB. P. ABKKL,
Vouountjof binki, binkorj, merohauH, frars. mootumlcii aul othor ol,. .ii(,.,i t
never sold under $2.50, f"; "
Corner Eighth and Austin Streets.
time to time on first-class
. K, Rosk, Cashtei.
V. V. FOBT
B. G. Pidcoceb, ) Cashiers.
Dnnnlna. wm ,,. i,i. r i , '
and others aro eollolted. Wo possess unsurpassed
U a. 1SLA.UK, CaehUi
Eing9 bought and .old o.