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THE WACO NEWS, TUESDAY APRIL 5 1892.
GET A LIVING.
If it were not for sellers you
could not live. Therefore wc
must co-opcr.atc you help us;
wc help you.
Buy your next bill of us for ex
periment. W. K. FINKS & CO
Merchant : Tailor.
If you want a first class bus
iness or dress suit of fine new
brands of goods made in the
highest style of art with ele
gant trimmings and perfect
workmanship and at reason
able prices, take your orders
to W. A. Schaffer, the leading
No. 416 1-2 Austin St., Upstairs
Mr. G. A. Laok is the outtor of the
Transform or Hoal Estate.
Reported by tho Waoo Abstraot and
InveBtmont Company, Room 17, Prov
dent Building, Waoo, Texas.
C W McKinley and wife to J Davis
and A R Douglass, 12 acres Sanchez
A R Douglass and wife to J B
Davis, 6 acres Sanchez grant, $250.
T F Davis and wifo to R Douglass,
6 lot section B, Riesel, $350.
T F Davis and wife to R Douglass,
half interest lot 9, section A of Riesel,
$137. , ,
J B Davis to A R Douglas?, half in
terest lot 9, section A of Riesel, $400.
S P Mills et al to G M Hunter, 169
6G-ioo acres Steiner and Barrett sur.,
G M Hunter to B Burney, 46 3 4
acres Galindo 3 leagues, $1100.
City of Waco to G W Kelly, lot 54,
block 11, 0kwood, $25.
V G Cunningham and wife to L
Knapp, N E half of lots 0 and 7,
block 3, J V Smith addition, 1 and
V G Cunningham and wife to W A
Brown, S W half lots 6 and 7, block
3, J V Smith addition, $1 and otheis.
Total April 4, A D IS92, $6837.
Charlie Smith was convicted of as
sault and battery yesterday afternoon
and was fined $5 and costs. The de
fendant was represented by Capt.
T. A. Blair
Dodd Wilson was convicted this
morning upon the charge of theft of
under twenty dollars. The jury re
turned a verdict of one day in the
county jail and a fine of $5 and costs.
The defendant was represented by
Capt. T. A. Blair.
Lewis Miller pleaded guilty this
morning in two cases for aggrevated
assault and battery upon his wife, and
was fined $25 and costs in each caso.
lie was represented by Maj. Chas. B.
Pearre and D. II. Hardy.
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A RACY RACE.
Tho Election From Start to tho
ALL INTEREST CENTERED IN THE
Mayorallty Contost, With Every In
dication or Somebody Being
IN SECOND IT 18 NIP AND TUCK
Between McCulloch and West
With no One Else In It so
Far as Appoarances Go.
IN FIRST M'CULLOCH LEADS
With Goods as a Good Second
Crowdod by West, Herbert
DARNED IF COULD TELL WHICH,
Third ic Claimed for Went mid the
t'lftli 1 CoIiir for the Mlvtr
Klni; wlillo tho "Itlooily fourth"
Is a l'lizzln to tho Itlokt Accom
plished Ante Kloctlon KiouiiK.
There i food for Thought in
Tho canvass for mayor of Waco
has been warm and vigorous as every
citizen knows, and there are not a few
who are glad the battle is over. There
has been crimination and recrimina
tion on the part of some of the candi
dates, and how the city has escaped
disgraceful fights is a mysiery. The
canvass proper closed last night, or
rather this morning just before day
and at S o'clock this forenoon the
several polls were opened and tho
candidates and their friends got down
to old business, working like trojans
for victory. The News has kept men
at work all day at tho polls closely
observing the progress of the contest
and what they gathered is given be
low in an impartial manner. The
News has endeavored to be fair and
impartal in the canvass and the man
agement believes it has succeeded.
The facts were gathered and reported
as the canvass progressed and no
candidate can charge that this paper
has not treated him fairly. It was the
purpose of The News to allow the
candidates to fight it out in their own
way keeping its columns open to all
alike for advertisements of their claims
when they chose to adopt that method
of reaching the voters. The News
will cheerfully abide the result of the
election today, and whoever is elected
mayor shall have the hearty support
of this paper in his efforts to advance
the best interests of Waco. Follow
ing are the reports from the several
Tho polls wore opened this morn
ing at the city hall promptly at 8
o'clook, with J. H. Torbott, judgo;
A. Alexander, E. P. Massoy, I. josoph
and A. W. Harris olerks.
Tho candidates for alderman of this
ward, George Willig and W. A.
Poago wore on hand and working
fully in their own bohalf .
The principle workers are: Georgo
Crippon, for Goode for mayor and
Poaga for alderman; Georgo V. Davis
for McCullooh for mayor and Poago
for alderman, Sam N alloy, for Mc
Cullooh, Bunk Orman for MoCulIooh;
L. A. Hinobman for Hinchman.
Tho voting was rather slow at first
but soon livoned up and becamo quite
Up to 10 a. m., the time tho first
installment of copy went into the
hands of the printers thero had been
141 votes oast ad four successful
challenges mado, ot negroes who at
tempted to vote illegally.
From indications MoCulIooh is in
At U p. 111. At the time of going to
press -135 votes have beon cast in this
ward with a strong plurality ooncoded
in favor of McCulloch. As tho day
wanes intorest heightens and votes are
coming in at a lively rate.
At the West Bud up to 10 o'clock
it appeared as' if it was a West End
euro enough. Tho frionds of Judgo
West worb out in full forco and were
confident of carrying tho ward for
him. Largo odds aro given that Mr.
Laoy will oarry tho waru for aldorman.
On acoount of the ditUnao of the
voting placo from tho business por
tion of town this ward does not often
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Kopt by tho Now Cigar Store, No. 110
South Fourth street, next to telegraph
poll a largo vote in the morning. Most
of tho voters doposit their ballots on
their way to dinnor or at tho noon
A notioo was posted at tho Second
warn polls about 10 o'olooh today
which read as follows.
".We, tho judges and olorks of the
Second ward wish to notify all candi
dates that we sometimos eat. A word
to thowise is sufficient." It proved
The judges of this ward aro Messrs.
Harris, West and Lynoh, and the
clerks aro Messrs. Shaw and Pope.
The goneral impression is that
West will oarry tho ward.
At 10 o'olock this morning around
tha Third ward polls, if one should
judge by tho noise being made, there
were only two candidates in tho field
for mayor. Tho workers for Hinchman
and Herbert wore making themselves
heard about equally, and a btranger
would naturally ask, "where wero tbo
other mayorality candidates " This,
howover, did not last all day. At 1
o'clook thero had been 277 votes oast
and it was impossible to toll how tho
respective candidates stood. The
News roportor onquired and found
that oaoh worker was confident his
man was iu tho lead. Tho Third ward
poll was presided ovor by Mr. Charles
Motz with Messrs. M. H.
Standifer and J. R. Bennett,
as judges and Messrs. J. W. MoWil
liams and Smith Powell as clerks. Tho
voting was brisk at that hour and by
2 o'clook thoro had probably been 350
votes cast. One man was challenged
at Third ward and perhaps there wero
others but this is all The News re
porter heard of. It was stated that
the same party voted in the Fourth
ward. If so the matter will probably
he heard from again.
At 3 o'olook 475 votos had been
cast in Third ward and the West men
were very confident.
Tho box has been crowded in tho
Fourth ward all day. Every availablo
space in and around the engine houso
was oooupied by the friends of the
candidates and others anxious to
watch tho progress of the ballot.
At 10:30 this morning 210 vutes
had been deposited and the voting
was progressing rapidly but quiotly.
No disturbance of any kind was had
up to this hour.
At 2 p. m. abmt 5r0 votes hd
beon polled in tho Fourth ward and
tho friends of eaoh oandidate wero
claiming that hG was ahead. It was
impossible to 'orrn anything liko a re
liable prediction as to who was lead
ing but from goneral inquiry every
body was loading.
The Fifth ward poll is presided
over by W. D. Wallace as judge and
J. It. Mobley, Peroy McGhee, T. M.
Mullen and W. II. Turner olerks. All
is quiet on tho oast side and reminds
one moro of Sunday than of election
day with its usual oxoitoment. At 10
a. m., only 20 votos had beon oast,
and ncithor candidates nor workers
were thore. Eist Waoo seems to bo
left to take oaro of herself and it is
impossiblo to form any estimate of
which one of tho oondidates for mayor
Peaoe and quiet has reigned
through the day in this ward up to
this time, 3:45 p. m. but 140 votos
has been oast, with a plurality con
ceded in favor of Horbert with Mo
CulIooh oloso behind him.
Tho Artesian Steam Laundry
Btarted on Monday morning with a big
lot of work and is kopt running
steadily. Wa 00 knows a good thing
whon sho seos it.
Sleeper, Clifton & Co., Ladies' Ox
ford Tins 2
Ladies Oxford TioB $2.50, Ladies Ox
ord Ties $3.
The Almighty Dollar enjoys a won
derful popularity and commands a most
powerful influence. Look through our im
mense new stock and sec the great wonders
it has worked for us!
We do not hesitate to say that, in this season's
stock we have secured the best values within the
purchasing power of money. Our stock is the
largest and you will find that none can serve you
The man who does not know the worth of money
is behind the times and you who do know its value
should study economy in our immense new stock of
Notice our splendid offerings in
CHEVAL BEDROOM SUITS
at $23.50, $25 00, $28.50, 30 00,
S35-00.S4o.0o and $45.00. We are
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Bewildering assortment of new goods and late styles.
You will find it worth many times the tronble of a
visit to see this stock.
Our new stock is the largest and most attractive
ever shown in the city. Notice our new wardrobe
combination bed and get our prices.
FOR THE BABIES.
$1,000.00 Worth of Baby Buggies at $6.50 to
$25.00 Call for our$2.5o baby jumper a jumper
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R. A. Caruthers, Manager.
A Dollar saved is a dollar made.
We occupy our own building and
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