Newspaper Page Text
SFh11 Associated Press Reports
i:htahlihiiki jvi.y in, ihhh.
Entrretl tit the Vontotjleviit Waco, T , it Seroml Vlaim Slitttrr,
VOL. 4. NO. 230.
WACO, TEXAS, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 7. 1892
50 Cents l-er Month
THURSDAY and FRIDAY,
flPRBk (tB 71h $ Bib,
WILL TAKE PLACE.
"Will make a special exhibit of
Will exhibit FRENCH PATTERN HATS and BON
NETS, and many of our own creation.
During the Exhibit the Store will remain open until 9:30 p.
m. We propose to make this the Greatest Exhibition
of Merchandise ever held here.
The M. K. A T, Railway
Will Sell Round Trip Excursion
Tickets as Follows:
For sale of government town lots at
Hot Springs, Ark., April 12, tickets
on salo April 10th and nth, good for
retuin until May 10th, $11 90 for
Meeting of State Republican League
and Convention ut Dallas, April 12th,
tickets on sale April nth and 12th,
good for return until April 16th,
3.75 for round trip .
State Convention Young Men's
Christian Association at Dallas, April
14th, tickots on sale April 13th and
14th, pood for return until April 2oth,
$3.95 for round trip.
Annual Convention County Survey
ors at Austin April iSth, tickets on
sale April 17th, good for return until
April 2 2d, fire round trip 4 4O.
Lumbermen's Association of Texas
at San Antonio April 1 2th, tickets on
sale April 10th and nth, good for re
turn until April 15th, fare round trip
$7,60. For further information call
on or address .1. E. Smith,
Ticket Agent M., K. & T. Railway,
No. 124 South Fourth Street.
Dr. Gunn's Improved Liver Pills on
ooount of thoir mild action aro espo
ally adapted for oorrcoting spring
isorders, such as impure blood, tired
brain and aching and worn out body
Thoy act promptly on tho Liver and
KidnoyB; drivo out all impurities from
tho blood, aud malaria from tho sys
tem. Only ono Pill for a Doso. Try
them this spring. Sold at 25 contsa
box by W. B. Morrison fc Co.
People who have patronized Tint
News' oheap columnB say they got
bettor returns than in any other de
partment of tho paper. Ono cent a
the Latest Novelties, and our
Preparations for Decorating the
Graves of Our Honored Dead.
Tho members of Pat Oleburno Camp
of Confcdorato veterans aro ut work
making preparations for Decoration
Tho committee in charge consists
of Dr. J. 0. J. King, Chairman; John
Moore, Seoretary, and Mossers C. L.
Johnson, W. D. Mayfield, W. T. D.
Horn, W. U. Cooper and John (J
The exercises will bo at tho First
street oemotery and tho placo of ren
dezvous will bo the campus of the
Waco Fomale Colletje. Tho Marshall
will bo Gen. T A. Blair who will ap
point assistants as ho sees fit.
Tho ladies who aro to represent tho
difforent southern states in tho parado
will bo chosen by a committeo com
posed of Misses Rosa King, Dccoa
West, Ilattio Ilarn and May Moore.
There will be two flagB carried in
tho parade, the Confederate and tho
Pat Cleburne battle flag. Thoy will
both be carried furled.
Tho Confederate flag will be car
ried by Comrade J. 13. Chestnut
with Comrades Jorgan and Egan as
Tho battle flag of Pat Cloburco will
ho carried by Comrade Alf C. Neill
with Comrades Fee and Shaw as
Tho Waco Juvonilo Cavalry will
take part in tho parado.
Tho programme at the oemotery
will consist of an oration by Comrado
V. D. Mayfield and essays and musio
which will be arranged for later.
Decoration day this yoar will come
on Tuosday May 8.
The drill got stuck in the well now
being drilled on the corner of Mary
and Fourth streets about noon yes
terday. The rope had to be cut and
the drill jarred loose. They got to
work again about dark.
The Lato Fires in Now Orleans
Causes a Rlso
IN INSURANCE RATES AND THE
IVIilliiit; 'I'lirirr In Advanced to
Tnlto i:rircl liiinirtilalcly Tlio
INow ItalCN Given in Ilotn.ll.
New Orleans, April 7. Owing to
the serious losses incurred by the in-
Buranoo people by fires oa Sunday last,
tho compact committee of the Southern
Tariff association Imp ordered a general
sdvanoo on whiting tariff to take ef
fect immediately. All unoxpiied risks
will, as soon as their term lapses, be
subject to the rate of inorease in rates
as follows: The rates on cotton
presses, buildings and machinery is
fixed at $2 per hundred. Second, Uot
tin in standard presses contained
within the yards, not inoluding tho
streets adjoining the press, is subject
to co-insurance olause. All policies
to contain warranty that tho sume will
be vitiated if cotton is piled in the
court or arranged in open court with
in thirty feet of any compartment the
rate on this class to bo $2 per hun
dred. Third. An advance of 50 per
cent on whiting tariff is declared in
forco on all retail stoak and twenty
five per cent advance on the buildings
in which such stook aro contained.
Retail stocks aro defined to bo those
where any goods at all are sold at re
tail. Fourth. An ndvanco of 25 per
cent on tho whiting tariff is doelarod
in force on all wholesale stocks and
tho buildings in which thoy aro con
tained. Fifth. Rates on brick slat
ed rice mills new process, are advanc
ed to the basis rate of $2, on briok
slated old proocss, tho rates are ad
vanced to the basis rato of $2 50 the
usual clauso forexpoauro to prevail in
AUSTIN ItV Willi:.
Tlio lloimoii Coiihidorlnsr tlio I'lurcfc
for tlio Conn. of Appeal.
Special to The News.
Austin, April 7.-The senate has
been considering tho civil court of ap
penis bill all this morning and at 12
o'clock went into exsoutivo session to
act on the governor's recommenda
tions. Nothing yet divulued.
Tho houso took up tho solcotion of
the plaoe for ono of the courts of ap
peals. Baker, of Tom Greon, nomi
nated San Antonio, Reagan, of Cold
woll, San Marcos, and Terrell, Austin.
Austin won by a vote of 52 to San
Antonio 48 and San Marcos.
After this tho trust bill by Crawford
came up in tho houso and tho author
mado a good Bpeeoh in behalf of it.
King, of Brown, also made a fino
Ill XON ANI JOHNSON
Tho I'cutliorwciKlitN will I'iiflit
11 Associated I'i'eBB to The Newsi
New York, April 7 The Coney
Inland Athletic club was organized
about six weeks ago on the same foot
ing as the big athletic clube of New
Orleans and San Francisco and has
offered a putse of $5000 for twenty
rounds glove contest between George
Dixon, champion featherweight of the
World and Fred Johnson, champion
of England. The club also agrees to
give Johnson $250 extra for his ex
penses in cominc; to this country. Tho
date set for the famous pair to meet is
the eve of the suburban day, June 16.
Dixon men have signed articles of
agreement and the fight is assured.
mttm: mionv is 1 cuy.
M10 Wont Itopubliciiii ;in tlio Elec
tion for tJovrrnor Yuklordny.
ByJAisoclated Press to The Mews;
Providknok, R. I . April 7. Uor
reoted roturnB give Brown (Republi
can) majority of 180 and plurality of
2047 on a total voto of 54,740, whioh
is ten thousand more than over was
cast at any previous olection. The
Journal commenting on tho situation
says tho stato is still doubtful on tho
presidential question mid that inde
pendent vote will turn it.
We Have a Full and Complete Assortment of all the Latest
Styles, Colors and Makes of
MEN and BOYS' HATS.
We always have a Full Line of all the
Newest Shapes in
( For which we
-Aistlm and Xxjctla tts.
W. E. DUPREE,
Cider MiiiiuTiiciurcr mid Dealer in
Wagons, Buggies, Carriages and Road Carts, Barbed and plain wire.
Agent for the celebrated Whitman Hay Press, McCormick's Binders
and Mowers, Deering Binders and Moweis, Osborne Binders and
Mowers. Full supply extras kept on hand for all machines. Examine
my stock and get prices and you will not buy elsewhere. Cor. Bridge
and First Streets, Waco, Texas. d&w
FOR SPRING AND SUMMER. We arc showing the most com
plete stock of Men's Underwear ever brought to Waco. Don't buy
until you have seen our goods. We will save you money.
I'oit'rv acici:s ami jiom:v
To tlm Amount ol I'iltccn TIioiin.
mill HollnrN Ik Wlnit tliu Wldou
BiiiMiNOHAM, Ala., April 7. Tho
fury in the ohbo of Mary 13. MoKlrath
vs. Elyton Land company suit for ro
covery of 180 acres of land in this
oity, brought in a verdict this morn
ing for plaintiff, giving her 40 aoroa
and $15,000 damageB. Tho land is in
the heart of tho oity almost and is val
ued at nearly $1,000,000. Most of tho
property is oooupiod by valuablo buBi
noss houses. A portion of it lies in
tho south highlands and is very valu
ablo. Tho case will bo appealed.
A ri(,ooo niti:,
A I'iiii or Hot (iroiito Overturned
CuiikCk tlio (Joiifliiirriitioii.
Pum,man, III, April 7. An over
turned pan of hot grease sent $50,000
up in smoko. Smoking markot hall
building, situated in Market squaro,
corner Stephenson and 011th Btrects,
was tho structure destroyod. The
building was a two and ono-half story
briok, and waB tho property of the
town of Pullman. Original cast
$30,000. A largo number of stall men
lost small amounts by tho firo.
I'AST WAV IN Til i: HAY STATU.
ItiiNlnoMN Siikiondod anil no Hvcii
lug Nowkiupar Today.
Iljr Associated I'ichb to Tho News.
Boston, Mass., April 7. Today
being appointed by Governor Russell
as Fast Day is being generally observ
ed as a holiday throughout the state.
Business is suspended, banks and ex
changes closed and no evening edi
tions of newspapers are published.
New Hampshire is also observing fast
day appointed by Governor Tuttle.
Tlio I'nltuil NtuluN i:vircNH tlio
It win :iiihliirtl to 11 .11 11 ii hi Now
orlt'iiiiN irmu Wit Ii 1 11 ic ton A
Unlet liiiy for tlio Tltlcf mid III
Stvni; Very Itctlcttiit.
Wabiiinoton, D. C, April 7. It
has louked out that a paokagc con
taining something liko $10,000
has been stolon or lost
whilo in transit from Washing
ton to Now Orleans. Superintendent
Plfltt, of tho United StateH express is
reticent abouc tho disappearance of
tho paokago which was consigned to
some resident of New Oaleana. IIo
admits, however, that a sum of
inonoy had been stolon whilo in tran
sit between Now Orleans and this
city. He Raid also that tho amount did
not reach ho groat a figuro as
$10,000, but wh a Bum insignifi
cant as compared with that figuro.
Ho declined to say just what tho ex
act amount was and said that it be
longed to a private individual. "Whon
asked if it was government inonoy or
owned by a bank ho declined to an
swer. Plitt said the money had un
doubtedly been stolon and not lost as
intimated. "We aro keeping tho
wholo affair as quiet as possible" said
Piatt in conclusion, "and wo hope to
discover tho thief and recover tho
missing money." Mr. Piatt refused
absolutely to give tho name of either
the oonsiguer or consignor.
Weullirr I tidlt alloim.
Washington, April 7. For Texas:
Generally fair, oloaring, northwosterly
winds and colder wcutuer.