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SFiilI Associated Press Reports
EBTAJlMHllKn iUXr l(t, J88.
Entered at the, PottotJIce iitU'aco, T at, n Seeouil Clans Matter.
VOL. 4. NO. 246.
WACO, TEXAS, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 26 1892
50 Cents ter Month
J&Ioitl9 Fine Slioe.
We will sell this week Lilly, Bracket & Go's. Men's Fine
Sewed Shoes, all styles and Leathers, at only
Lilly, Brackett & Co's. Men's
styles and leathers, at only
This week special sale of Fine
all sizes, Saratoga Trunks all sizes
$15.00 to $18.00, at only
This is a rare chance to procure a fine
We are overstocked, hence the reduction.
ftjfik Jf" I a
A NEW MOVE.
The Bell. Water Company will Put
Pumps on the Artesian Wells.
Waco's reputation at the Geyser
City it about to suffer from indisoro
tion in drilling wells iu the lower part
of tho city. When Captain Bell after
years of experiments and many thous
ands of dollars has succeeded in strik
ing the great underground stream of
hot water Waco arose and shouted for
joy. A question which had vexed
the people for years had bocn
solved. The fair Central City,
had not only been blessed with an
abundance of pure water, but that
sauio wator had been permeated by
nature with health-giving properties
which in a few short years gavo Waco
a national reputation of being the.
healthiest city of its size in the world.
Waco continued to prosper and tho
hot health-giving stream was tapped in
numeoous places on the heights in the
western suburbs of tho city. The hot
water was piped all over tho city.
Everything was prosperous and flour
ishing until a well was
drilled in tho lower
part of the city. Any ono having only
tho slightest acquanintanoo with hy
draulios need not be told that tho
drilling of suoh a well could only have
the effect of decreasing tho flow of
thoso on the hills When a pump
having a capacity of 2,000,000 or
3,000,000 gallons per day was attach
ed to tho well the offoct was more
marked. Soon aftor tho first well was
drilled a second of very large calibre
was drilled followed shortly by a third
and in a low days a fourth well was
added to the list.
This will entail a great Iosb on tho
Boll Water company.
This company has used tho direot
pressure system and has no engines
and pumps. As its stand pipes are on
the hills and the pressure is becoming
bo weak that the wells thoro will not
fill them it is a patent fact that tho
oompany will hayoto put in pumps.
YeBterday afternoon there was a
eetinor ol the oureotors 01 iuo tuuj
Fine Low Quarter Shoes, all
Trunks. Common Sense Trunks,
and styles, regular prices from
trunk at a low price
CM " DnvO.
pany and it was deoided to put in
pumps. Before this is done howover,
an expert hydraulioenginoor will make
a thorough survey of the situation and
if possiblo effeot a plan by which suoh
a move could bo avoided if possible.
There is just as muoh water under
ground as thoro over was, tho bad part
of the whole affair boing tho tapping
of tho vein in tho lower part of the
city and decreasing, if not entirely
stopping tho flow of tho wells on the
Woodall's Residence Entirely
This morning at about 2 o'clock an
alarm of fire was sounded and the de
partment was oallcd to C. T. Wood ll's
residenoo on North Tonth street. Tho
house and oontents was entiroly con
sumed and the family narrowly es
caped with their lives. Tho cause of
tho fire is not known but is thought to
have oaught from a defootivo flue.
Mr. Woodall had$500inBuranco on
his house and $200 on tho furniture
in Hays Bros, agenoy. His loss will
oxoeed the insuranoo by about $500.
At high noon today Hector Page,
St Paul's church, read the beautiful
rites which joined Mr. W. M. Sleeper
and Miss Laura Risher in tho holy
bonds of wedlock. After the cere
mony the newly wedded pair took
the south bound Missouri, Kansas and
Texas '.train for a trip to the City of
Mattio Givons ploaded guilty to as.
sault and battery in Justice Gallagher's
court this morning and was fined $5
Sarah Thompson was dcolarcd not
guilty of oursing and swearing.
Etta Mins was fined $5 for assault
and battery. The defendant was rep
resented by Forest Morgan, esq:
BY AN EXPLOSION OF DYNAMITE.
A Ilcktnuriittt Itlowu up Willi Mm
Accuiuiiits 'lio "Wore All Wound
ed mm Nome Killed The Military
Called out to (luict His AtiKry
Pakis, April 20. Tho explosion
Inst night at the cafo of M. Very at
corner of Boulevard Magenta and
Rue Langroy has thrown the people
of Paris into a panic at the audacity
of tho anarchists. The restaurant
was wrecked, also tho shop of Madame
Moranze, dealer in second hand
goods, noxt door. At tie time of
the explosion there was eleven por
sons in the restaurant, including threo
workingmen, who were slightly bruis
ed. The scene in the vioinity beg
gared discription. Throughout tho
night and morning exoiled crowds,
sometimes numbering twenty thous
and, filled tho streets and Eurroundcd
the wrecked restaurant. The affair
was discussed in loud and angry
voices. Jveryooay jomeu in con
demning the outrage. The police
are utterly ' powerless to
keep tho crowd back,
thousands were anxious to view the
ruins. Shattered pieces of wood wero
eagerly seized upon as relios. Finally
the crowd became so largo that it was
necessary to call tho military.. A
force of infantry woro dispatched to
the Bceno and tho presence of troops
resulted in dispersing them. Tho re
port that M. Very had died was incor
reot. It is said at the hospital today
that his recovery is possible His wife
and daughter were badly burned about
the faces but their condition is not
serious though suffering from tho
shock. Paul Hammond, a printer,
who was in the restaurant at the time
of tho explosion is horribly wounded
injvarious parts of tho body. His con
dition is critical. Another named
Gludon Reny waB severely burned.
Other injured persons are progressing
lie Stnrtctl on a SpeulUnu Tour I.uM
.Mtflit from Sow Vorlc.
By A&eoolated PreiB to Tlio News.
New York, April 20. Ex-Senator
Warner, Miller, president of the Nica
ragua Canal Construction company,
started west last night in response to
invitations to address chambers of
commerce in various oities on the sub-
jeot of tho canal. His first stop will
be at MinnoepohB, whoro he will talk
to the chamber ofj commerce Thurs
day evening. Thence direct to
Spokino Falls, Washington, arriving
Monday, and afterward to Portland,
Oreiron. Tacoma and Seattlo, San
Francisco, Los AngeleB, San Diego,
Galveston and other cities on the
gulf coast. Mr. Miller will appoint
committees in each of the cities be
visits to solioit and rcceivo subscrip
tions for stock of tho canal company.
THE PANAMA COLAl'SU.
The Company mid the Government
By Associated Ire to The Newa
Panama, April 20. Tho oanal en
terprise is threatened with a total col
lapse. Government having removed
the chain across channel entering
cf.nal which oanal company placod
thoro to prevont traffio, tho company
now chained oanal itself. This will
stop produce and timbor rafts descend
ing to the port. High govornment
ofboials say the canal peoplo having
sold a portion of their maohinery in
violation of the concession tho govern
ment will probably annul tho contract
for the protection of its industries
WasiiinotoN, April 20. Eastern
Texas, fair, followed by light showers
in extremely northern portions;
slightly warmer, southerly winds,
Special for This Week.
Hennsdorf Fast Black Double Knee
-A-ll Sizes 5 1-2 to
Two Styles of ril IXI and IX7.
value and every mother should take
a supply of Hose for the little ones.
500, 502 and
W. E. DUPREE,
Cider Maiiui'iictiii'cr anil 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
BROOKS & COWAN
1.50 SPECIAL fi.so
Greatest Shirt Sale Ever Known in Waco.
Our Entire Stock of PufT Bosom Shirts, forty-two distinct
including $1.75, $2 and $2.50 goods,
J&.TJX-, O-O .A.T
COKi; SI'KAICS on sii,vi:ii.
Keeping tlio Subject lloTore tlio I'uli
lic Mavul Cudut.
Washington, April 26. The house
spent the entire time yesterday in fili -busting
on the question of striking
from the Record tho speech of Mr.
Walker of Massachusetts. This
speech was an attack on the mug
wumps of his state and was rather
more ridiculous than anything else.
The republicans did tho filibustering,
They oared nothing for the point in
issue, but thought they had tho dem
ocrats in a hole, where perhaps Crisp
would have to recognize them sitting
in their seats silent and count thern
as going to make up a quorum. They
did not vote and there was a quorum
present all tho time. There was no
quorum voting, however, and none
could be produced.
All the New York democrats from
New York were about with tho excep
tion of two. They were all here last
week when tho Noyes vs Rockwell
cose was up, and being forced to re
main so long they were tired and got
away as soon as that case was thiough.
It is very hard for New York repro
sentatatives in congress to remain
around the house for a longer time
than a day or two
Senator Coke gave notico to the
senate today that he would address
that body on silver tomorrow. He is
an ardent free silver man, and it looks
as if there was an agreement among
tho free silver senators, even if a free
coinage bill cannot get through con
gress, to keep tho question before the
country. lie will be followed by other
senators who favor free coinago and
speeches in this line will doubtless be
delivered till the ond of this session.
Congressman Kilgore today secur
ed the appointment of George Gordon
Teague of Longview as a cadet at the
These goods are special good
advantage of this offer to lay in
504 Austin Street,
naval school at Annapolis. Dr.
Wursbach of lngersol was recently
appointed to the same school from tho
sixth congressional district. Mr. Dor
set Carter of Bonham has been ap
pointed to West Point from the fourth
district, vice Garrison and Johnson.
OFF TO ALBANY.
Commlttoo Requested to
port to Mr. Scarborough.
Tho trip to Albany aod from there
to Anson, Jones onunly provided for
by tho board of trade, at its meeting,
March 20, is avraogud for next wook,
aod Mr- Scarborough has authorized
The Nkws to notify tho members of
tho committee appointed to aocom
pany him that the oxpensea of tho
trip has been provided for and ho de
sires each and ovory ono of the gentle
men who wore appointed, to report to
him tomorrow at his oflioo if he will
mako tho trip. Following aro tho
names of the oommittco:
Col. R B. Parrott, ohairman;
Messrs. Ed llotan, Eugene Williams),
Sam Sanger, J. S. MoLondon, W. L.
Prather, S. W. 81aydon, Travia F.
Jones, II. Bohrcnn, James B. Baker, J
B. Scarborough and 0. C. McOulloch.
The oommittoo will bo mot at tho
dopot at Albany by a committoo of
citizens of Jones county, with con
convoyanocB and from there they will
go to Anson. It will cost nothing for
this oommittco to make tho trip.
8cnd your names to Mr. Soorborough,
gentlemon, if youjonn accompany
Friday night next, April 29, wil
bo ladies night at tho elegant Provi
dent billiard parlorH in tho Provident
building and be dovotsd to ladies with
their escorts, from S to 10:30. A
oordial invitation ia extended to the
ladies of Waoo.
OK k (rOftdlOG.