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Mrs. C. E. Kingsbury, is wo regret
to learn, very 111.
Mrs. O. W. David, who hns boon
quito ill is recovering.
Mrs. John Woods, living on Frank
lin streot, is very 111.
J. H. Scurbrough, city, roglstored
nt tho Brunswick to-dny.
Mr. Hurry E. flnrlnndof Galveston,
is stopping nt tho Brunswick.
Rev. A. A. Gilbort hns returned to
Jacksonville, Illinois, his home.
Mrs. J. II. Mouls, Euglo Springs is
stopping at tho Brunswick hotel.
VUllo Counts, son of Mr. nnd Mrs.
Thomas Counts, 003 Button stroot, is
very dnngorously 111,
Mr. Oscar Itndnoy, of Georgia, is in
tho city nnd will probably nmko
"Waco his fuluro home.
Cnpt. M. M. Boggess, who returned
from Colorado last week Is out on tho
streets, much Improved In health.
Miss Paulino Kutuor, who has boon
snendinir the vacation. vlBltimr
friends nt Navnsota, rotumed home
County" attornov T. A. Blair, re
turned to-dnv from Woston Walls.
where ho has boon for a few days of
Hon. W. S. Baker returned from
San Antonio, to-day wlioro ho has
been for severel days, attending
to somo legal mattors.
Mr. Victor Thodberg, of Leasing,
Soloman & Eosonthal, is able to bo
at his post again after a weeks tusslo
with the prevailing fovor.
Mr. W. M. Beers of Fayotvillo Ark.
is in the city, Mr. Beers is a young
man of fine attainments nnd nn acqui
sition to any city. Ho will probably
make his home hero.
Mr. F. W. Vesey leaves to-day tflth
Mrs. Vesoy, for St. Louis, on his way
to Ashvlllo, N. C, where he oxpects
to rnako his futuro. Mr. Vesey has
for several year been an esteomed
citizens, nnd Waco will roirrot his
loss, but wish him prosperity in his
nowiy cnosou home.
A First Class Drug Store.
When our readers have occasion to
buy medicine, which wo hope they
may seldom have, or drugs; or chom
luals, porfuruery or toilet nrticlos or
any other thing kept in a first cIiibs
drug store, wo would warmly recom
mend them to go to Peeler's, Austin
stroot, second door from Fifth, next
to Waco State Bank. Mr. Peeler Is
ono of the nicest gentleman in thecity,
and born and raised a druggist. He has
11 big stock of tho purest drugs and
modiclue, sells very roasonablo and
the very host pharmocoutlsts behind
the dosk to compound prescriptions.
Peeler's proprietary remedies nro sta
ple goods all over tho state. Seo his
locals, giving a list of the pure medi
cines ho compounds, and call and see
mm when needing anything in his
A vory important suit, especially
to the peoplo of Balliuger, was lllod
in tho Unltod States District Court
yesterday. It is styled Jos. P.
Smytlio, ot als. vs. First National
Bank of Balllnger, ot als. Tho action
is a trespass to try titles to 738 acres
ofland situated on the north bank of
the Colorado river, und comprising
tho whole of tho town of Balliugor.
Tho plaintllls aro foreigners and 11 vo
In Ireland. They claim tho land by
inheritance from one Itobt. DoButt
Smytlie, who died in California in
1870. Thoplnliitliis will come from
Iroland, and will nppear in porson nt
tho tlmoof trial.
A letter was rocelved by a family
yesterday which had an odd appoar
anco to persons not acquainted" with
quarantine processes. J', was from
San Augustine Florid',, nnd the mail
in which it came had been fumigated
lu one of the quarantine posts, a
cordon of whicli surmounts the
ploguo lufooted district. Tho letter
was perforated through and through
with a net work of tiny holes. All
letters It seems are porforatod by
machinery and then smoked with
Row J. M. Halsoll, will on next
Sabbath occupy his pulpit again,
morning and evening. In tho ovu
ningho will combine with his ser
mon somo of tho roliglous asneuts of
his trip across the ocean, to tho Pan
Prosbytorlan Council in London, and
several places on tho continent. All
New corn is coming in and the
quality is vcryt fine and selling at 30
ana 35 cents per uusnui.
Peeler's Drug Store for Violin and Guitar
Strings, Paper, Tins, Ink ami Pencils, all at
Fresli nrrival of Dozlor-Woyl crack
ors nnd Blanko Brothors candy at
Early & Finks.
Up to the vrescnt umc nineteen
bales of cotton have come into the
city by wagon and sold at nine cents.
Ono of tho nicest and quitest piacos
ni wiucu 10 anuK is 1110 i,uuun j.a
chaugo. Peeler's Cholera Jlltluro t1II euro cramp
colic, cheftra morbus, illarrlia-n nnd Hut. War
ranted, Jno. L. Dyer is having an eiegant
new house erected on the site of the
Tlifr !; -in rntr fnminp nn hnnd.
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Hens are dointr their dutv but farmers
cannot bring their products into town.
Finest stock of Imported, strnijrht
Hnvauas at "Houso of Lords" and
Pooler's Drug Store for Perfumery, Faco
Ponders, Toilet Soup, Combe and Brushes.
Cliea.nst In town.
The wind was in the north this mor
ning and has been blowing from that
direction all day which gtves hopes of
Peeler's Corn lleinocr takes oil corns with
out pain or scar. No Ccni. No Pay!
Quo of tho nicest and nuletest nlaces
at which to drink is tho Cotton Ex
change The "Little Five" give a concert
and dance at Padgit's park to-night.
It promises to be a very enjoyable
Joel B. Frazior whisky, guaranteed
twelve years old nt Early &. Finks.
The river is falling to-day which is
a great relief to the farmers whose
nlantations border thereon. A flood
would prove very disastrous to them
at tins time.
Genuine imported blackberv bran
dy for medicinal purposes at Palace
The tariff Question is now a nonular
suDject lor aiscu&sion on the street, in
the street cars and in offices. It is
the oldest question in the universe
and very nearly led to a row in the
ark. Shem being a high tariff man
and Ham a free trader.
The finest beef, mutton, veal, and
fish aro alwaye to bo found at J. C.
Crlppen's market, corner Fifth and
The present muddy condition of the
streets in the suburbs is death on
horse flesh. The grocerymen suffer
me most, tne aanv canvassing and rip.
livery of goods, straining their re
sources to tne utmost.
All the fancy goods and choicest
delicacies new and fresh at Robin
son's grocery store.
The nicht school of Prof. Hill's
Business College will begin September
ist. it win anora a splendid oppor
tunity for young gentlemen and young
ladies whose evenings are unemployed
to secure a first-class business educa
tion or a knowledge of short hand or
type writing. No one with spore time
should neglect the opportunity.
If you want fruit cans or glass Jars
for canning go to Barnoy Foldhake's
Fancy Holland Herrlnir and Rus
sian Sardines, Bay Shore Mackerel
ana now chip ueof. just received at
O. J. Miller's. .
Dr. Cranfilof Waco, addrossed tho
deep water convention last night at
uonver and treated that body to tho
prediction, that Texas would e-lvon.
hundred thousand votes for prohibi
tion .Marion Martin for governor.
Capt. Jack Elgin was not there to
tone down tho Doctors' figures.
A Illir Itrlve.
10 pounds Prnnes for sl.cio.
, ao pounds Drlod Apples for tl. 00.
JO pounds Dried Peaches for 1.00.
30 pounds Grits for $1,00.
UO pounds Hominy for 81.50.
O. J. MlLI.Kll.
The Gabort Brothors, fashionable
tailors, under tho Pacifio hotel, narrv
tho biggest and finost stock of goods
in waco. They are Just recolvlng a
largo stock of now Broods, domnntln
and Imported, and havo tailors Just
..w- .iu una ou iuoy can got up suits
on short notlco
iiesi 01 nisnnu stylos
Mr. T. W. Byrum. a biir furmt-r 11 v.
ing near Axtoll. said to-dnv in r..
vorsatlon, that ho had never seen
nnor cotton In his section then this
year. Ho has slxtv.iivo nn
lund cotton which ho says will mako
Millio Smith, nn old colorod
woman, olalmlng to bo 104 years old,
died yesterday. Hor youngost son
who was infirm from ago, followed
tho remains of his mother to tho
Stump Ashby addressed tho peoplo
of West Station on Tuesday last.
ITn la ntin nf Mm lontlnrH of tho Ulliotl
Labor party, and is a good speaker
and very original In many of his ex
pressions. Ho denounced tno ajuii-
ocratio nartv, Prosidpnt Clovolnnd
and tho Mills bill. Ho said Clovo
lnnd was ns absoluto a dictator as
.Tiillna CiKsnr. nml tlliit WO Icilorallt
fools skulked about uiiilor his logs to
find oursolvos dlshonorablo graves.
But ho hoped tho peoplo would soon
havo enough sense to coaso their
worship of a man who could pull his
shlrti iiir without llllbllttolllllL' his
collar. Hodonouncod tho Mills tarlii'
bill as a scheme of tho niouopllst, and
that It would rob Texas of ono or
moro of its most prosperous Indus
tries. Ho exhorted his liearors to
drop thoir alleglatico to both tho old
corrupt partios and join tho ono
whose cause he was espousing.
a rino oircr.
Do you want hay, corn, bran, wood,
chickens. OL'irs. buttor. a cow nnd calf.
or havo you anything to sell or barter,
see Geo. B. Lambdin. I do busines
at present under my hat, and can bo
found on tho streot nftor nino o'clock
until four. Guo. B. Lamhdin.
I will buy your cow and let you
keep her as long as you buy feed from
mo, or will bring you a cow, if you
A Cow mill Itnllrond Triilu.
Marshall, Tex., Aug. 29. The
cannon ball train due here from the
south at 8:55 a. m. left Hallville, the
first station west of Marshall, all right
this morning, but when passing
through a cut a few miles of Hallville
struck a cow, the pilot tossing the
animal up on one of the sides of the
cut. The cow rolled down under the
wheels of the mail car, the rear trucks
of which jumped the track. The ex
press car was completely derailed nnd
turned over. The locomotive pulled
the mail car into Marshall and the
wrecker was sent to the srenp nf tVi
n. Qreihnm Tells 11 Ntarv.
'One dav." said the trenpr.il. in fi
recent interview with Eli Perkins, "I
mef An old soldier who V1.1H 1ipp.i
wounded in his face and when I asked
him in what battle he had been injur-
cu, iiu saiu:
"I got it the first day at Shiloh, sir.
"But how COUld VOU ret hit in tho
iacc at anuonr 1 asked.
"Well, sir,' said he, half apologeti
cally, 'after I had run a mile or two I
got careless and looked bnrk '
This story reminds me of how one
01 jiiiswortn-s nre zouaves killed his
first confederate. He said that he
marched out to the battle of Bull Run,
and when about halfwty there he met
a Johnny reb in ambus.
"What did you do then? I asked.
Well, sir," he answered, "I drew
ont my revolver and h rlriv r...t h;c
bowie kniie, and then I took tho lead
irom the start and kept in clear into
Washington city and"
"But how did you kill the man?"
"Run him to death.'" nc i,
How t Lctmi a Language.
TCwAfciapuk-crazoheeuis to havo run
its course nml diivl nml oi-r,.-ii,. i.
mado up his mind that wo havo not yet
bui uw worm language. If peoplo only
knew how easy it is to learn French or
German or Italian theto would be less of
Uieso foolish attemnts to foreo an un-
k&dwn tongtw upon tho world. To get
along aa well as there is any necessity in
a foreign country you do not need moro
thuii 1,000 or 1,500 words. Think
Iw cosy it id to get tfcoss words in
your memory. That 'means Ics3 tlinn
tho number of words In an nverage
newspaper column, and It is really tho
fact that you can get enough of French,
say, to gut along with as easily as you
can memorizo a column in tho daily
newspaper. It is so with German and
with Italian. You get the grammatical
construction and then all you have to do
is to mako jourself a vocnbularv.
Tho trouble is that people" imagino
learning a strange tonguo is so hiird tiiat
Ihoywill not attempt it in a common
sense way, but they shrink from tho dif
ficulties whicli only cxU in tlieir own
ltyKgnstfcns. Cardinal Mezaofauti
ertW tkc a grammar ami a dictionary
cf-n grange langiwgo and hear a confes
sion from It in three dajs. I hold that
tho nverage man can do partly ns well
as that, anyhow, if lm npplks himself In
tlw right way. Tlieio is nd icaeou why
ovory educated man bhould not bo cviuitv
ped with at least three modern Ian-:
gSjiljes, and eis months of his- spare time
of the hours wasted on novels and
triuesg-wouUl do the work. C. II. Do
Lijrne in Chicago News.
Goldstein & Migel,
PARALIZEkS OF PRICES !
BSJScliool will hooii open and wo wIbIi to Htnto that wo linvo
received, nnd nro receiving tlnlly. Youths' ami Children's Cloth
Mil? unci Boyw'Kiieo Punts. Wo uro also having marto up, iierft
in Waco, somo Fine Morrlnmo
selling at omy au coins.
A Nice Youths Suit for W 75
A pinch Finer nml All Wool Stilt 4 33
A N'lec Hoys' Suit, font nnd Pauls 1C0
A Nicer on, All Wool '-'-!
A Nice P.ilr I.nee Pnnts Ml
A much Nicer Pair , "3
looo Pairs of Pantsall kinds from $1 00 to 0 00
You u 111 sne from .' to 00 per cent by
Gentlemen'" Iluslness Suits from $1 00 to is 00
So if you need anything come to us. We
will bave you Dimes and Dollars
on Everyting you Buy
GOLDSTEIN I MIGEL.
Tho Oockranch or ImIU.
"I should liko to mako your flesh
creep" is the involuntary thought of ono
who essays to describo tho Indian cock
roach. Who that has been in India does
not know tho flat, shining, ill savored,
coiTeo coloted tiling seen only in dimly
lighted places, tho eyes starting out of
tho head, tho long, over moving feelers,
tho swif t, uncertain movements, the sud
den, uncontrolled flight when ho dashes,
perhaps, into your face, and for a brief
and horrible moment his clammy legs
cling to your skin? What a lifo he" must
leadl Ever In cowardly terror of his
life, his perpetual instinct is to hido
himself. From somo dark comer he
glars at you with guilty eye. As lie
dnrttf from nlnrw tn rdnv lin L-nnu vnn
will kill him if you can. and ho knows he
deserves to bo Killed. Even in tho houses
of tho llichet in the land tho trakrivirdi
is not unknown. Boots, gloves and
books bear witness to his ravages, and a
pungent smell betrays his presence In
But tho paradise of tho cockroach is a
ship. It is in tho depths of tho ship's
hold, whero ho may hido among tho
cargd undisturbed and feed on all rank
things, that ho is in his glory. Happily
ho seems tinablo to livo except in trop
ical heat, so that in the great passenger
steamers constantly returning to Europe
he is seldom seen. Tho home of his
heart is tho hold of tho ship whoso course
is limited to tlw tropical seas. There,
among bales of rico nnd kegs of oil,
where darkness reigns and tho nir is hot
and foul and whero human foot rarely
intrudes, ho roams at will from post to
post. Thenco the moro venturesome
spirits ascend to tho upper decks and
haunt saloons nnd cihhia. nml rciw.inllv
pantries and storerooms, where corners
and crevices shelter them and there are
endless chances of "loot." Hence comes
tho chief ingredient of that sickly atmos
phero whicli strikes tho sense on descend
ing from tho outer air nnd often makes a
voyage in such a vessel a penonco in
deed. Blackwood's Magazine.
KuMan 1'rlcst and Monks.
Although tho peoplo aro foiever in
need of tho bcrviccs of tho prk.t, tliev
pay him but poorly. For tho highest
ceremonies lie receives one or two roubles,
nnd for the smallest nnd most frequent a
few kopecks. The priest and tho monk
being both joor. it is no unoommon
sight to ieo them bargaining for a mar-
uago or a burial, and disputing tho price
ns they dispute only in Russia. From
that all sorts of anecdotes havo sprung.
On ono occasion it was n priest, who, to
boiwcnged on a father for hisnvaiice,
gavo tho child a ridiculous namo nt baiv
On another, a jwaeant asked his min
ister for permission to get married in an
other parish. -Very good," said the
priest, "but havo you calculated what
your doing so will iost mo? Now, in
tho first placo I wojild havo married you.
Well, that is bo many roubles. Then,
you will have children, say wsven; that
would bo Hoven baptisms. Next, several
of tltcwe children would dio, say three;
that would 1)0 threo burials in my pocket.
After that jou would havo sons or
daughters to marry, say four; that would
be four marriages I should lose." "Yes.
that's very well counted up," replied tho
inoujik; "but you nro already an old
man. nnd vnn mtclif. h doml lnn l,f
all that could happen." "That's true,"
returned tlio priest; "wo aro all mortal,
and for that reason i forbid you to leavo
tho jttribh, and I '.hall only ask you ten
roubles for your marriage." Stanlsj
McKenna in Tho Cosmopolitan.
Tito Dry Season.
It's boon eo wet In somo porta of'West Vii
pnl that farmers will havo to harvest their
eP with stralnefm. Washington Critic.
O. J. Mlllar'u nrnwn v.l.nri s.. t i
tea "" " "
Ilnvjlmi Diivlilcnii o.wi nt.... ti
two genial snlesmon will be pleasod
to wait on you at Kobiusou's now irro
TllB RIlvnpMnnn 10 ni... -.
u.iii i "' nui" open auu
will give you prompt attention.
Percalo Waists, which wo nro
Homc-niado due Percalo Waists, size. J
A Nice ltoyc' Cheviot Waist 40cg
A good Unlnumlrled Shirt .,, so .
Pgood White I.nundrlcd Shirt mtil
A Nice Unmlcr'Oilrt jj ,
ANIco Flannel Shirt m
500 Pairs Flno Boots nnd Shoes, Manufac
turers' Samples, only ono pair or a ''
Como enrly nnd edict your choice.
MISSOURI -:- PACIFIC
The Direct Route
To All Points.
And the Northwest.
2 Daily Trains 2
The Direct Route to All
Points in the North
Via St. Louis
Pullman Falace Hotel Caw are run
between St. Lonls and San Antonio,
Tla Sedall dally. All trains arrive
and depart from tho Grand Union
Depot at St. Louie, thereby assuring
passengers speedy connections.
Fast Time! Superior Accommo
II. P. HUGHES.
a. w. ;mccullough,
Gtcral Passenger and KrelghCAgent,
St. Louis, Arkansas &
"Cotton Belt Route."
The Now Standard Gauge
Through .-. Line !
Arkansas and Texas,
Via CAIRO to
ST. LOUIS AND GHIGAGO
General Passenger Agent, St. Louis
E. W. LeBAUME,
Ass't Gen'l Tass. Agent, St. Louie.
D. E. HIRSHFIELD,
Local Ticket Agent. Waoo. Texa