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BBTAttLlSniClt JVLX ltt, 1888.
Jtntereit at the 1'oatoQlcent Waco, Texas, at flte Matter
WACO, TEXAS, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY IS, 1892.
VOL 4. NO. 157
50 Cents Per Month.
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Of Ms FiirBisbing Dep't
ft COTTON BLOCKADE.
In New Orleans Presses
ARE PULL OP THE FLEEOY STAPLE.
Offers the following bargains for this, the. second, week of
our winter clearing sale :
Men's $2.50 Underwear at $1.50 each.
Men's $1.75 Underwear at $1.00 each.
Men's $1.00 Underwear at 50 cents.
Each Lot Has Several Styles.
JONES & GOODLOE.
Listen, if low prices will sell you vre w ill sell you this coming week. Wo
will start the ball with a lot of men's suits at $8.00 worth $12.00. See them.
Our 810, $i2.5o, $i5, $18, and $20 suits in Cutaway and Sacks arc the best
Cotton and wool
25 Cents a Pair.
Reduced from 35 and
15 Cents a Pair.
Reduced from 20 and
H e a v y cotton and
8 Cents a Pair.
Or 90 Cents a Dozen.
UlRluTny Itobbcry In Mississippi Jack
tho IIUBRcr Gets In Ills "Work In tlio
Crttccnt City Conductors Must Suo
The. KlH'ilivo l'olsonoil.
Helena, Mont., Jan. 12. Thero h
danger of trouble with tho Tonguo River
Cheyennes, nnd Montana needs a gov
ernor. Governor Toolo is in Washington.
Lieutenant-Governor Richards, who was
acting in his absence, left for California.
This afternoon a dispatch was received
at the governor's office from Brigadier
General Merritt at St. Paul, saying blood
shed was feared on Tongue Rive reserva
tion. Stockmen near thero accused u
Cheyenne- Indian named Wako Night of
killing a heifer belonging to a citizen,
and a request was made for his arrest.
Tho Indian police refused to. make tho
arrest, as other Cheyennes wero acting
in a tlneateuing manner, refusing to let
tlie accused go. Tho stockmen then ap
pealed to the civil authorities, and
Sheriff Jones of Custer county, declares
he will make the at rest if it takes tho
whole population as posse.
value that money can buy
Best line of men and boys over coats in Waco.
Tho prices are $5, 8, io, 12.50, 16, IS, and 20.
Knee Pants at 25 cents, Go, 75, $1, 1.25, 150 and 17&.
Shirt waists at 25 cents, 40, no, 75 and $1.00 world beaters
Underwear at 50 cents, 75. $1, i2!, 1.50 up to Goo.
nst black socks at 2s cents 5o, 75, $1.00 and i.5o.
Neckwear at 26 cents 60, 75, $1.00 1.25 and i.5o, Finest in Waco. Sec them
Whit 11 dress shirts. New: just the thing $1.75 See them. Sec them
That lot of white star shirts we are closing out at 5o cents.
If you want bargains come SEE THEM
8l : GO0DLOE.
407 Austin Avenue.
Men's White Laundered Shirts at $i Each.
Shield and Plaited Bosoms, worth $1.25 and $1.50 each.
Special fe qB Wleif a
At I2j cents each, white and colored borders H..S.
JMesix's glxicI Boys' Hats.
Special Sale Now Going on.
CORNER SIXTH AND JACKSON STS.
Livery and Transfer Stables.
Thoold Orand Building, North Plaza, WacoTexas.
The finest vehicles nnd horses in the city. Call carnages for ladies a spe
cialty and i&hen desired, ladies can have a driver in hvery. All trains met.
Picrnpt attention to all orders and satislaction guarantetd. Horses
boarded on reasonable terms.
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Money to lend on Vendors Lien Notes.
Money to lend on Pawns.
Money to buy Notes, long or short time.
Houses and Lots for sale on Installments.
We will now contract to build residences
TrfcTO. ID- IA.TPIBLD,
BANKER AND BROKER. 308 AUSTIN AVENUE,
Meridian, Mis'?., Jan. 12. This sec
tion is wrought up over tho frequency of
highway robbery which has occurred
during tho past few months, and tho
"lone highwayman" is expected to ap
pear from every dark spot along the
highway. Near Hickory Saturday night
J. B. Fanning, a well-to-do citizen, while
returning from Decatur, situated thirty
miles from tho railroad, wai held -up at
tho point of Winchesters in (ho hands of
two men, while passing through a heavy
woods after dark, and robbed of $G00 in
gold. An armed posso was formed and
blood hounds put on tho robbers' track,
but as they took a direction where there
is no telegraphic communication, noth
ing has been heard from them.
A Fortune lllil In tliu limine.
Decatur, HI., Jan 12. John Iliggs,
son of Thomas Higgs, came to town and
reported finding in tho house $15,000 in
cash. It was hid away by his father,
Thomas Higgs, an old farmer, who died
Wednesday in Long Creek township,
this county. Ho has for many years
been known as the stingiest man in tho
county. Ho made money on his farm of
120 acres, but never spent any and nover
put any of it into tho bank. Sinco his
death tho family have been digging up
the f turn and searching tho buildings for
the old man's money. Thoy found the
pile in a box in the house. Tho old man
bought forty acres of land some time
ago and paid for it all in silver dollars
that ho had btored away.
Tiu'k The llncvr.
New OnuiiNS, Jan. 12. Jack Pierre,
a young whitu man appropriately dubbed
"Jack the Hugger," is behind the
bars. Pierre, has been creating intense
excitement and indignation in tho French
part of town by hugging and kissing
pretty girls on tho street in broad day
light, choosing tho daintiest and fairest
French Creoles of that district to display
his affection upon. Parents wero afraid
to send their daughters to school for fear
of this human monster.
Major Anderson of tho Southern Pa
cific caught him in the act of hugging
and kissing a well known young girl 'and
had tho villain arrested last evening af tci
a hard struggle.
stealing fares and tho company supposed
tho men wero too timid, fearing thoy
would bo charged with larceny, to insti
stuto suit Tho men havo been employed
by tho company a number of yours and
every one of them will bring suit for
their full pay.
Grout Cotton ltlooknilo.
Ni:w Oklkans, Jan. 12. Tho slow
movement of cotton out of Now Orleans
owing to depreciation of market value
hod tho effect of causing a serious
blockado on railroad lines this morning.
All cotton presses nnd warehouses are
full and when tho railroads endeavored
to relievo tho blockado this morning by
sending cotton to warehouses nnd com
presses thoy wero thwarted and all
available space is taken up in tho yards.
At noon diifeicnt roads in this city had
representatives attending a joint meeting
and a strong effort is being made to talc6
decihivo steps to relievo tho blockade.
Tho Kliuili v Polo!H'(l.
Caiko, Jan. 12. Father Oberwaldor.
a priest, confirms rumored "poisoning ol
tho khedivo of Egypt, stating ho was
given a poisoned draught by the daugh
ter of a rich merchant of Khartoum whe
bad bi'cn captured at tho tiino of tht
surrender at Khartoum and placed in tht
A GOOD START.
V For tune 1'or u Convict.
Wichita, Kas., Jan. 12. Under the
will of a brother, who recently died in
England, Qcorgo Tankersloy, a burglar
in tho state penitentiary, comes in foi
property over tho water said to bo worth
upwards of $1,000,000. Tho news waa
received today by Mrs. Tankersloy,' who,
sinco hor husband's incarceration, has
been largely dependent upon neighbors
for support. Tho family waa well to do
atone time, but got into a financial
trouble and finally Tankersloy becamo a
criminal. Ho had already served a short
sentenco in tho penitentiary boforo being
captured at his last job, for which ho
got ten years, nino of which havo yet to
Munt Suo for It.
New YortK, Jan. 12. A number of
conductors, engineers and firemen of the
Long Island railroad wero discharged
Saturday night. Engineers and firemen
wero given their full pay, but conductors
JONESBUiia, Mo., Jan. 12. About three
weeks ago Alley Cregar, a young man
living about threo miles east of this
place, becumo insane and is now in tho
asylum at Fulton. Last week Joshua
Cox, a single man, about 31 years of ago,
living in tho biuno ueighboihood, aroso
from his bed and left homo clad only in
his night clothes." His brother Calvin
becoming alarmed, began a scutch for
him and found him about half way to
Jonesburg, and ho seemed to havo been
wandering about in his sleep and becamo
very much frightened when ho awoko,
and sinco that timo lias been very vio
lently insuuo. Since Joshua Cox has
been insane his brother Calvin has
waited on him constantly day and night,
and on Thursday night last ho, too, be
camo insauo, and it was necessary to
keep him bound hand and foot. Thoy
wero both taken to tho asylum at Fulton
in chargo of three stout inen Tho Cox
brothers are large, strong and vigorous
young men, aged about IM and 80 years,
and lived with their nged mother. Tho
first intimation that was had of Calvin's
insanity was that ho said that someone
had tried to blow up Sago and now thoy
wero after him (Cox).
Young Cregar is 18 years old and mar
ried, an event celebrated fifteen months
ago. Tho Cox family aro well-to-do
Iieoplo and highly respected in tho com
munity. llurbln'8 Lunt llojifi Cone.
Pori.Aii Blufi', Mo., Jan. 12. John
Lano, uttornoy for Dr. Harbin, received
tho first official notice of the governor's
final decision on tho petition for pardon
or commutation of sentence. A letter
from Governor Francis' private secretary
states that tho governor has decided not
to intcrfero f trther in tho mutter. This
means that Harbin will bo hanged on
Jan. 15. The sheriff received a similur
letter instructing him to go ahead and
execute tho death warrant. Hurbin hui
been threo times respited pending tho
investigation of his caso by tho governor,
which lias been very thorough.
JviiiutuK Court War.
SrniNOFiELD, Kan., Jan. 12. All is
quiet hero. In an interview with Adju
tant Genoral Itoberts Monday morning
ho said ho' anticipated no troublo as long
as tho troops remained. Upon their de-
Encouraging Report; of bout horn
Industries for tho Now Year.
Tho Manufacturers' Record, of
Baltimore, January g, in reviewing
tho industrial progress of tho South,
"It is too early in the now year to
expect any very groat aotivity in now
enterprises, but notwithstanding this
tho past week shows a healthy growth
with a decided tondenoy of capital to
seek investments in the South moro
freely than for many mouths. Vory
largo sales of Southern municipal
securities havo lately boon ma do
in tho north and tho woat, and tho
outlook is promising for increased
oonfidenco in aouthorn securities of
all kindB. AoiivoclTortufur tho build
ing up of southern ports continuo,
and at Nowport News additional
shipping facilities aro to ho con
structed; at Norfolk largo piers, a
machine shop and round houso aro to
bo built by tho Norfolk and West
ern to aocommodato increasing busi
ness thero, while at Charleston ex
censivo wharf property has boon pur
chased by northern capitalists. At
other ports tho work ot developing
their foreign trade goes on steadily.
In tho industrial lino thero has
been a fair amount of aotivity, and
among tho new enterprises reported
for tho week aro n $250,01:0 coal min
ing company in Alabama with tho full
capital subscribed; a $500,000 ooal
mining company in West Virginia; a
$150,00u car works company in Flor
ida; a $25,000 brick oomoany at
Cedartown, Ga.;;a;$l,500,000 phos
phate company in Florida; a $50,000
clothing company at Atlanta, On.; a
$200,000 land improvement company
at Fort Worth, Texas; a $200,000
hotel company at Dallas, Texas;
a $1,000,000 loan and immigra
tion company in South Carolina; n
$50,000 kaolin company in South
Carolina; a 450.000 improvement
company at Dallas, Texac; Miren largo
tobacco factories at Louisville, Ky.;
a $50 000 ennui building company at
Now Orleans La j a $100,000 distillery
company at D.illas, ToxHf ; a $500,000
ftreet car motor building company at
I'ensacola, Fla.; a 8110,000 phosphate
company in Florida; a $100,000 ma
chine oompany at Boltirtorc, Md.
notified that if they wanted their sal-, parlur0 j10 ,leelneil it advisablo to de
aries they must suo for it. Ono dis- claro murtial lftW jIo thought it very
charged conductor says that a number probable that tho governor will declare
or conductors wero under suspicion ol marUjj juw
Kotlco cf Stockholders' Mooting.
Notice in hereby given to tho stock
holders of tho Waco Eloctrio Railway
and Light oompany that a meeting of
tho stockholders of Haid company will
bo hold on Tuesday tho 10th day of
January, 1802, betwotn tho hours of
9 a. in. and 3 p. m. on said day, for
the purposo of elcoting directors for
tho ensuing joar and for tho transac
tion of fcuoh othor business us may
legilly bo brought bofore Haid moot
ing. W. J. IlonsoN, President.
J A. lit bbon, Secretary.
Don't buy any wedding prosont
until you examine tho finest lino in
Waoo at L. Nkwuuuo'b.
Djmnau & Bro's old stand.
MY STOKE VZ Leod Pencils for
fivo cents at My Storo 025 Austin
Tho Kirkpatrick lots are closo to
the contor of I ho city, cloter than any
other addition and aro Bellini: at
priceH far below their valuo.