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WACO EVENING NEWS.
WACO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 1888.
WILL ALWAYS TELL !
.OUIl GREAT MARKING DOWN.
FANCY CHINA MATTINGS !
Has given us during the last few weeks an increased sale in
this line which we never expected, but as we are still
overstocked we will have
ANOTHER GREAT SACRIFICE SALE!
MARK OUR PRICES!!
Our 17 ct. and 20 ct. quality will be sold for 12 1-2 cts.
Our 30 ct. quality will be sold for 20 cts. '
Our 35 ct. quality will be sold for 25 cts.
Our Damask Matting will be sold for 35 cts.
LACE CURTAINS CUT RIGHT IN TWO ! !
Our $1.50 Lace Curtains will be sold at
Our $3.00 " "
Our $4.00 " " " " "
Our $5.00 ' " " " "
Madras Curtains. Tamborn Lace Curtains,'
Antique Lace Curtains, Irish Point Cur
tains Nottingham Lace Curtains.
AT SUCH PRICES AS
BEEN HEARD OP BEFORE.
MOSQUITO - BRS!
In the piece und ready mnrio will bo sold for tho balance of the season at such
prices that it would bo folly to allow these littlo
Humming Birds to troublo us.
A Large Assortment of Dado Shades on Hartshorn
Rollers at 60 cts. and Upwards.
The Cut Prices In our Carpet Department arc Still (Jolng on.
R. H. Gray,
STAPLE AND FANCY
Hay, Corn, Oats, Bran, Etc.
Country Produce Bought and Sold:
THI8 18 THE GREAT
TUBULAR WELL AND
famous for succeeding where
others have failed.
lilt. CaliloiM mit
THE DINGEE & CONAXU) CO
ALL 'VARIETIES, SIZES AND PRICES
CUMBINQ HMO MOSS ROSESj
NEW AND RARE FLOWER SEEDS
U AROV PLANTS. K.wMoon riovtr, Cltm.Ml,
BpVUiBurtT.JIAPAN LILIES. H.w Chry.inUw.
mra.!" WONDERFUL ORNAMENTAL
VEGETABLES. Mirtt nfely by tnaf.
nitii riurihaaovarlBOO NEWEST and
runmcnT Vnrlatlaa of ROSES. 8EEDS.
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J. 11. Ollmer A-Co' Bnrgnlm.
No. 1. A new G room two-story
brick houso iu St. Louis, Mo. Corner
of Utah and Iowa streots, No. 2727.
Thlf Is m every way nice place und
only 3 blocks from Benton Park.
'iaco worm sssuu witti an incum
brance of S2000 which has two years
to run at 6 per cent interest. Will ex
change oquity in place for a house and
lot in Waco. Tho object or exchang
ing: is to locato in sonio good sized city
in Texas, and go into tho manufactur
No. 2. 10,000 acres in Bandera
county, all under fence in n bout 5 pas
tures, about 500 acres in cultivation,
58 miles from San Antonio. Ranehe
well stocked. Will exchange for "Waco
No. 310 acres near Daugherty's to
exchange for property in tho city,
nrieo $2,000. Also 0 acres noar Driv
ing Park to exchango; price SI .000.
No. 4700 acros of land in Lime
stone county, lmlles north of Frosa,
one third down, balance on as long
time as desired, stock, utensils and
all 0 witli tho place, 100 acres in
cultivation, 60 acres pasturo, 400 acres
prairio, 300 in timber, throe sots of
cabins. "Will sell at a bargain.
No. 5 520 acre farm, consists of
lots N. 5 and 0 of tho Antonio Man
clmca survoy, is all under good live
wlro fence, about 75 acres in cultiva
tion, balanco in pasturo, a good frame
hoiifeo of (i rooms on tho place, barn
and other improvements. Tho land
is about 0 miles south of Bolton and
one milo from Salado ltlvor on which
is locatod a stoam (louring mill. Val
ue $20 per acre. Will oxohango for
lumber, or Waco proporty.
No. 0125 acres 1 lj miles northwest
of Walnut Snrlmrs. all under fence.
noariv all tillable 70- or SO acres in
cultivation, plonty of water. Price
Sl,800,ono third cash, balanco to suit
No. 7 Lots 1 and. 2 block 17, Cham-
borlln addItloiVTNorth 6th and Ky.
uvouuo. Prico $1,700.
jf0t 84 lots block 13, Boll's addi
tion on 23d and Clovoland Sts., also
lots og 22d and Flint Sts. South
wost cornor block 5 Bell's addition.
Will takoSl.OOO for all.
J. B. GIJ.MKK & Co.,
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Mr. J. H. Bird, of Tohuacouna, says
with ono bottle of Tuoker's "Brazos
Chill Cure" ho broke up, last weok,
three casos of chills and fever. On
Monday ho bought two more bottles
for his "laborers, stating that ho felt
Bufo this inediciuo would keep them
on.thelr1 feet, whereby he would be
enabled to save his crop.
-RETAIL . DEPARTMENT
Lai, Sin k ma,
HAVING SUCCEEDED TO THE BUSINESS LATELYUWNED BY
H. B. CLAFIIN & Co.
CORNER AUSTIN AND FIFTH STREETS,
We would Respectfully Invite Attention to
our unusually well assorted stock of
Benls' - FuraliBiIni - Goods,
Carpets :. and
PRICES GUARANTEED AGAINST
Oransre Growing in Mexico.
Probably one of tho first matters to
attract the attention of Americans of
small capital after tho opening of tho
Mexican National railway for through
travel will bo the cultivation of tropi
clal fruits in the viclnity;of Monterey.
At a short distance from Montoroy
tho level of tho country drops consid
erably bolow what it is at that city,
and on this lower plain tho soil is rich
and tropical fruits can bo grown in
tho greatest abundance. Tho
oranges grown in that locality arc
very flne.andlf they wero placed upon
tho markets of tho largo Western
cities they would command a ready
Monterey is so mucli nearer St.
Louis and Chicago than California ii,
that it seems that orango growers ro
sldlng near tho Mexican cities ought
to bo ablo to compete successfully
with men engaged in tho samo busi
ness on tho Pacific coast. But this
would depend very much upon tho
manner in which thoy handled tho
fruit and tho condition m which It
would bo found upon reaching tho
It is not probable that tho Mexicans
will, very soon nt least, competo suc
cessfully with thoCllfornlans Their
methods are too crude, and they aro,
themselves, not ontorprlslng. But
livo, wido-awako Yankees could go
down thoro and mako monoy. It
would not tako long for them to learn
all about tho businoHS of orange grow
ing. They would plant tho boat va
rieties and cultivate them In tho most
approved manner. They would
gather thofrultjwlth tho least posslblo
expense unci snip u in goou coumuou
to tho American markets
Tho opportunity to do this is now
open, and In faot has been for sovoral
years. Tho Mexican National has
boon completed to Monteroy for somo
time past. Not much attention, how
over, has been drawn to business
openings thero for Americans. This
has been due largely, .no doubt, to tho
fact that very fow Americans have
vial foil ATnntnrnv. Tlin rnllrond not
being open all the way to tho City of
Mexico, tourist travel uusgouo oy mo
wav of Mexico Central.
But tho Mexican National will ho
opened for business within a fow
months, und then direct attention
will bo called to tho resources of tho
country through which it runs.
a.racl .LiAstin. StSi
A Fnmlly I'olauiicil.
San Antonio, Tex., July 24. Last
week Mrs. Charles Stappenbeck and
other ladies of the family living at Mr.
Herman Stappenbeck's residence, No.
232 Blum street, were taken ill and
their symptons were strongly like those
following mineral poisoning. They
were treated by a physician and were
getting well, Sunday afternoon the
family all took their usual afternoon
nap. Mrs. Charles Stappenbeck, after
arising and preparing for the supper,
went to the water bucket to get a drink
of water when she noticed a greasy
scum on the surface ot the fluid and
her suspicions were at once aroused.
Pouring a part of the water out in a
white bowl a green sediment settled
at the bottom. This she showed to
Mr. Stappenbeck, her brother, who
bottled it and submitted it last night
to a chemist Mr. Charles A, R. Camp
bell. He submitted it to apartial
analysis and has found a. strong de
posit of sulphate of copper (blue
stpne) in the liquid. This is deadly
poison. The matter is being investi
gated. Lynched by Germans.
Buknham, Texas, July 22. Yester
day a negro named Jack Walker and
a Gorman whoso namo Is not known
irot Into a row about six miles from
hero about a horso getting Into tho
German's pasturo. The negro struck
tho wife of tho German with a ploco
of Iron, Tho German carao to town
and complained, whereupon tho
negro was arrested, who, upon giving
bond, was roleased. This morning
tho nocio was fouud hanging to a
tree, shot and his throat cut. Six
German citizens havo been arrpstod
and aro now in chargo of tho shorlfl.
and thooxamlnlmr trial will bo hold
In the morning. It is talked 011 tho
stroot that tho six men who wero ar
rested aro innocent and tho guilty
Dallas, July 24 The Galveston's
were defeated here to-day the score
standing n to 5. Earned runs, Dallas,
2. Stolen Bases. Dallai, 9; Calves
Special to tho News.
Temple, July 25. L. F. Nail &
Co., groceries and general merchan
dise, and L. 'F. Nail sold out their
stock and good will , to-day to 11. I)
Demi In it Well.
Bkldex, Tex., July 23. A man by
tho namo of Sanders came to his death
this evening from tho effects of damp
In a well on tho faim of J. M. Adains,
a half mllo south of hero, Sander
was digging tho well and, finding
himself a .Tec tod by tho damp, he
called on his assistants to draw him
up. They promptly started him up,
but when near tho top ho gavo way
and dropped hack. Tho mou prosont
could not rellovo him, owing to the
condition of the well. Ho remained
over an hour beforo he could bo taken
out. All efforts to restoro him wore
of no avail.
Crlmo AtfnliiNl Woman.
Burton, Tex., July 24. Joo Mun
dlne, colored, camo to town yesterday
morning to obtain a warrant for tho
arrest ot Tom McCoy, who on Sunday
night about 12 o'clock outraged a
woman by tho namo of May Brighton,
about four miles from horo. Thenian
and woman wero on tholr way homo
from church when at n lonolyplacoin
tho woods he beat and outraged hor.
All tho parties concerned arecoloicil.
A similar crlmo was committed by
anegroona wlilto woman ton days
ago, six miles west of Burton. Ho
was, however, strung up without
much ceremony by tho enraged peo-
A IMoiioor Woman Drml.
HiLLsnoRO, July 2a. Mrs. Ann
Haidin died in this city at 10 o'clock
this morning at her residence on
Franklin street, where she hod lived for
the last thirty-five ears. Mrs. Har
din was historically one of the most
noted women of Texas. She came
to the state with the Stephen Austin
colonv, her father settling at Nacog
doches in 1827. She was captured by
the Indians when a child, and rescued;
and was the first white woman married
in Texas after the annexation.
She was a cousin of ex-Governor Rec
tor, of Arkansas, and a cousin of Jef
ferson Davis, ex-President of the Con
federacy. A Youthful llitrKlur.
Tkxarkana, Ark., July24. A fow
nights ngo tho business houso of
Jacob Hofses on Broad stroot was
broken into and robbed of a watch
and other articles of value. Last,
night tho pollco orrestod a number of
negro lads ranglngs in ago from 15 io
18 years charged with tho offense.
To-dav after examination all tho de
fendants wore discharged except
Loonurd Jordan, who was placed un
der $200 bond. Enjrouto from the
court back to jail Jordan broke for
Toxus, but was.flred on by tho sheriff
and brought to a stop. When tho
latter caught up, tho negro solzed him
by the throat and right wilst, render
ing his pistol useless, and was rapidly
getting tho bolter of tho shorlll" whou
a policeman came up and Jordan was
rondered hors do combat. Ho will bo
lndlotod on two charges burglary
and grand larcony. Ho is only lb'
years of ago.
An r.xUHli v Xcitloet.
Ft. Worth, July. 24. Somo months
ngo tho city of Ft. Worth pormltted
a bridgo ovor a ravlno to go without
a rallling on 0110 side, and tho con
sequonco was when Thomas Aston
wont driving across tho bridgo ono
day tho horso backed tho wagou
ovor tho side. Mr. Aston and his lit
tlo son woro badly hurt, tho wagon
was ruined and tho horso badly
bruised. A suit was Instituted
against tho city In tho District court,
and of courso tho city fought it, but
tho Jury gavo Aston a vordlct for
damages. Tho oily having failed to
pay tho Judgment Constablo Thomp
son has levied on a part of tho John
Dadis 320 aero survoy throo miles
southeast of tho city and will sell It
August 7 to tho- highest bldd'ir for
cash. It Is Mild that tho city has ex
hausted till legal remedies and will
hiivo to pay. Somo of tho aldrrmon
are willing to settle tho matter. Tho
lonjrer tho thing goes on tho greater
the cost to tho tax puyern.