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WACO DAILY NEWS, JANUARY 8 1892.
To Arrive Every Morning-.
Fresh salt water fish.
lied Fisb, Trout, Flounders, dressed
Catfish, etc. Also
Throe shipments a wook of Oysters.
Thoy arc Ruoknway Oybtors, the
beet on tho markot, Try them,
Als i three phipinontfi a week of Lch
niann s Berwick Bay Oysters, well
known to the trade.
Also rcceivo consignments of all
kinds of game, At 717 Austin
O. J- MILLER.
Cheap Medium and Fine
Paper Hangings and Decor
ations, Window Glass, Var
nishes etc. Sole agent for
J. W. John's celebrated
Asbestus Paints. Full line
of Colors, Brushes and every
thing kept in a first-class
Wall Paper and Paint Store.
C- F. SMITH.
404 Austin Street,
THE CITY CODICIL.
Tho First Meeting' in 1892 Held
THE MAYOR SUBMITS A REPORT
4n tlio lEontl Snlo unit tlio Council
Itofimos to Adopt City HoNpltnl
Uniirtf Iloportu ICiiIoh nml Kc(rulu
tioim Wlilcli lire Adopted All III
torcMiug mooting I.imting Until
Tho regular session of tho city
council mot last night for the first
time in 1S92.
Mayor McCullooh presided and a
full board was prosont.
Major McCullooh submitted the
following roport :
Waco. January 1, 1802.
Hon. City Council of the City or Waco.
Gentlemen Pursuant to instruc
tions given tho mayor by your konora
bio body on October 1, I89I, a copy
of which is hcrowith presentod, aa
Minnies of Council Meeting October 1, 1891
Your committee to whom was refer
red tho petition of contractors for
payment of moneyB duo, respectfully
submit that wo huvo examined con
tracts and find that all amounts ask
ed for aro duo. Your committeo fur
ther report thut thoro is but one way
to cancel this indebtedness, and that
is by sale of street improvement
W. E. Hawkins,
Jas. B. Bakeii,
The report of tho committeo was
adoptod and on motion tho mayor is
mstruotcd to sell the balanoe of the
bonds as .soon as possible. Passed by
tho unanimous vote of the council.
1 proceeded to offer for sale through
Messrs. Morgan, Rartlett& Wcfing, of
New York, tho sower and street bonds
of tho City of Waco. Not until tho
ISth of November did wo have an of
ler tlutl thought of entertaining. At
this timo I thought best to go to Now
York in person, and after a long, con
tinued effort wo sucoeodod in closing
4 deal with Messrs. Blair & Co., 88
Wall street, at tho gross amount of
92 1 2 cents,lcss fiftoon dajB' interest,
and less half per cent brokerage,
out of which amount of brokerage
waB to be paid sufficient amount to
make up the fifteen days' interest to
tho city. This Ggurod a net prioo to
tho oity of Waoo of 91 and interest to
tho date of delivery.
Concession was mado by tho brok
ers of a large sharo of their brokerago
m order to obtain tho net prioo nam
ed for tho bonds.
This sale of our bonds is equal to a
sale of a 5 5 8 interest bearing bond
at par or 100 cents on the dollar, and
considering the faot that money on
timo loans in Now York is worth 6
per cent, this sale is made on a good
Are Yon Satisfied ?
With a Good Wearing and Good Fitting
E ARE STILL ON TOP.
With the Largest Line of
IN THE STATE.
ew, Fresh and Faultless.
Call and Examine Our'Manmioth Stock.
SLEEPER, CLIFTON & GO,
Numbers of times the bonds were
offered to capitalists and institutions
wantiug to invest, at a cross price of
from 93 to go conts, and wore as
many times rofused, theso offers to
sell being answered by offers from SG
to 90 cents.
This sale was made after a great
deal of hard and faithful work by my
self and tho brokers who assisted me,
and is the vory best price that our
bonds will command in the market at
On each and every ocoasion, when
an opportunity presentod itself to
mako sale the parties, if a corporation
required a proposition in writing, to
bo anted on by them, and if private
parties, their oiler had to bo accepted
immediately to secure a trade.
Whon tho trade was offered I had
no alternative but to aot on my own
judgment, or have the transaction
declared off entirely, and fully boliev
ing that the council would sustain me,
and that it waB for tho very best inter
ostt of tho city, I aocepted it. j wish
to disclaim any intention of acting
contrary to tho views of this honora
ble body. The powor given mo by
tho council amounted to moro than an
outbomation, in as muoh as it was
direct instructions to proceed to soil
as soon as possible.
"Wo aro under obligations to bank
ors and other oreditors who havo been
renewing our papor from timo to timo,
depending on the proceeds of the salo
of our bonds to reimburse them for
amounts carried already beyond their
expectations, or our own.
Wo are paying at present to credi
tors 10 per oont. interest on $67, 323.
23 which excoeds the interest On tho
whole amount of our unsold bonds
consisting of $130,000. Part of this
indebtedness is in shapo of past due
city vouchers, but tho oounoil have
agreed to pay 10 per cent, intorest on
In my opinion Texas cities do not
promise that degroo of prosponty for
tho year 1892, which will onoourage
us to take any ohanoe of proouring a
Bololving that tho best interest of
tho oity of Waco will bo served, and
that we will not in tho near future be
ablo to sell our bonds for a prico equal
to the ono obtained, I most respect
fully beg the mombers of the oounoil
to weigh woll their deoision, and if
possible to aot in harmony with mo in
closing this contraot as per agreomont
with tho purchasers.
Any other course at this timo will,
I fear, imperil our credit, and bo of
great damage to our standing in tho
C. 0. McCullooh, Mayor.
Alderman Laoy movod to. file the
Aldorman Jones moved to amend
by striking out the word "file" and
A lengthy discussion ensued and
tho soorotary was asked to read tho
report again, which ho did. Tho dis
oussion continued. Aldermon Laoy,
Brinkerboff, Wost and Hawkins ap
posing tho adoption of tho report, and
Mayor Pro Tern Herbort, Aldermen
Jones and Baker favored adoption.
Vigorous speeches woro mado by all
Upon the vote boing taken tho mo
tion to adopt was lost by a vote of G to
4 as follows: Yeas, Baker, Jones.IIer
bert and Payno. Noes, Willig, Laoy,
Gribblo, Brinkcrhoff, IlawkinB and
The question then reourred on the
original motion which was adopted
and the roport was reoeived and filed.
The secretary read a commu
nioation from Mayor Pro
Tern Herbort giving notion that
Polioeman Warron had been suspend
ed for conduot unbecoming an officer,
and asked asked tho counoil to investi
gate tho ohargoB It developed in tho
disousBion. or at least was alleged that
although tho propor notioo had been
sorved on the officer, ho had been re
instated by the marshal. This brought
Mayor Pro tern Herbort to his feet.
Ho wanted to know who was running
the oity government, tho marshal, or
tho policomon. Mr. Herbert was very
Upon motion tho marshal was in
structed to reserve tho notice of sus
pension and notify him thut eis trial
is set for the next meeting of tho
The following report was sub
mitted by tho City Hospital board:
To the Mayor anil City Connoil
Gentlemen Wo beg to supliment
tho report of 24tb, of Dec. with the
following A house keopor has been
cmployod for 12 months at the rate of
$30, per month and f)0 cents per day
for each patient subjeut to tlio rules
of tho hospital board.
The proviouB roport roforrod to an
nounces that tho hospital has been
furnished, that $185 85, had been
paid by the Histrionics on cost of the
furniture, asks for $50, or $100, more,
to finish on' appurtonanocs etc., and
with it the following rules were sub
mitted: HOLES AND REGULATIONS OF THE
ltulo 1 Tho house keopor shall
have chargo of tho building and fix
tures in oity hospital, and shall bo re
sponsible for the management of
ltulo 2 The house keeper is sub
ject to removal upon notice for incom
petency or insubordination by notioo
trom tho Hospital Board.
Rule 3 The house keopor shall
givo a receipt and bo responsible for
the oversight and care of all property
in tho way of fixtures bolonging to tho
Rule 4 It shall be the duty of the
houso keeper to koep the wards, halls,
offices and other rooms of tho hospital
clean and orderly, and to nurso, food
and attend to tho ordinary wants of
the patients under her oarc.
Ilule 5 Tho compensation of the
house kcoper shall bo twonty ($20,)
dollars per month for caro and atten
tion to building, fixtures, etc., and
50 cents per pationt per day, whioh
inoludes such nourishing and nutri
tious diet as sick and convalescent
people demand and whioh tho city
physician mty order.
Rulo G No person not a resident
of tho oity six months prior to appli
cation can be admitted into tho oity
hospital except in cases of emergency.
Rule 7 The mayor shall bo fur
nished with satisfactory evidence of
six months rcsidenco and the needy
condition of patient.
Rulo 8 No patients adinittod to
hospital by oity physioian except on
the written order for admission signed
by tho mayor.
Rulo 0 Patients after admission
are under tho control and manage
ment of tho oity physioian.
ggRule 10 No patient can leavo hos
pital without tho written or verbal
permission of city physician.
0. O. MOUULLOOU,
J. H. Caldwell, Mayor.
Tho roport was adopted togethor
with the rules submitted thorein.
Tho hospital board was authorized
to plaoo lights in the hospital at a
cost not to exoecd $10.
A communication was read from tho
mayor pro tern calling attention to tho
quality and quantity of tho food fur
nished tho city prisoners, alleging
that tho prisoners wero not properly
fed. The matter was roferrod to tho
mayor with instructions to report back
to tho council.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Farewell, old year,
Wc turn from you
And greeting give
And reader, dear,
We wish for thee,
Through all its days,
IT'S A GOOD THING
Early in the year to talk about
X-uxn.isli.irftj3; Your House.
We have a large and well selected stock of
Latest in style, material and finish. Wc keep everything and
can furnish your house from garret to cellar. Come in and take a look.
R. T. DENNIS &BRO.
A petition from Harry Van for ro
turn of money paid for modical atten
tion and medicine as a result of a fall
into a hole in tho strcot. Roferrod to
tho city attorney.
A petition from L. Zapidenske for a
rcduotion of his tax assoament. Re
ferred to tho city attorney.
A petition from tho Waoo Lumber
company for a sanitary sewer from
Sixth street on to their property bo
tweon Sixth and Seventh street.
A motion to grant tho petition was
lost. Alderman Laoy was out of his
seat and was not allowod to voto.
Aldorman Gribblo having voted with
the majority moved to reconsider
Carried. Upon oall of tho yeas and
nays the petition was granted 15 to -I.
A petition for use os the Bluo
Room for a lecture by John P. St.
A petition from tho Waoo Gas
company for notes of tho oity boaring
intetost in lieu of past duo bills was
referred to tho finance committee
Petition of L, Sanger, B. llabor
and others for a sower between Frauk
lin and Mary stroots was granted
Petition of tho Waoo Eleotrio Rail
way and Light company for privilege
to construct a switch from the Mis
souri, Kansas ani Texas railway traok
was granted. An ordinance provid
ing for tho franoluBO, aooompanicd
tho potition and wa passed to its
seoond reading, under suspension ot
Tho oounoil refused to suspend the
rules further, and the ordinance went
Tho rogular reports of officers wore
received and filed.
i'ho oaso of Campbell vs tho oity.
suit for datnago, was ieferred to the
mayor and tho oity attorney.
Alderman Hawkins asked for au
thority to offer tho bondB for salo at
90 cents. A motion to grant tho
authority was adopted.
W. E Jaokson being tho lowest
biddor on tho sewer in tho Conger
addition, the contraot was awardod
A motion to adjourn was lost. The
olonk in tho stceplo struck 11.
Tho water committee reported un
favorably, tho proposition of tho Waco
Water and power company to Bell or
lcaso their water works to tho oity and
tho roport was adopted.
Tho question of repairing tho Cen
tral Fire Station, or fix up tho Wash
ington street quarters, was raised and
Alderman Herbert appealed to tho
counoil for action. A motion to ad
vertise for bids for tho Franklin Btreot
houso was diaoussed awhilo and with
drawn, and tho finanoo committee was
granted furthor timo to mako a salo
of the property.
Dr. S. A. King was granted privi
lege to re mo vo surplus dirt from Bay
lor street under tho supervision of tho
oity engineer. Tho oounctl adjoumod.
518 AUSTIN ST
von TUB CUKE OP
LIQUOR g MORPHINE HABITS.
THE KEELY INSTITUTE OF
OKLAHOMA CITY, O. T.
1000 acre farm, 500 in cultivation, all
first class prairio land. Ton housea,
barns, sheds, wells and ono uovor
Small farms of 100 or 200, 320 or 400
tores each, and many others cheap
and on easy terms.
Ranging in number of acres of 320, 500
1200, 1400, 1800 and 3,000, situated
near Waoo. Wo can soil special bar
gains in houses, lots and busiru
Bell & Sassaman,
Real Estate and Rontal Agents, 1
South Fourth street, Waoo, Toxas.
If you want to buy lots in Kirkpat
riok addition will tako part cash, good
work stock, mules or horses or good
milk; cowb. Soo P. G. KinKPATaiOK,
005 South Eighth corner of Clay.
Woman. Loroly vrnmnn, one bottle or my
clcbrat u Tohti will permanently enlarge
yonr r-vm 1 Indies In 3.1 days, aud rrakoroa
aa beautiful an Cleopatra, or moncr refunded,
l'rlce only tl 09, Woiuun'g en y true friend,
lor It nuier falls. Ionti, (Mori u Tohti,
will male the loaneat prraon rat, end remove
those horrid wrlnklu. Send for tenled circu
lar. llltK. Dlt MILLKB.
241 WAmill Ayenui, Cuicauo, liJJ
Get Laoy's prices on BitJEit Crkbk
tho best cheap ooal Bold in Waoo.