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WACO EVENING NEWS:
WACO, TEXAS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1888.
On or About the 15th of this Month, all of our
Arrangements Will be Complete.
The Magnificent Addition to our Building
will be Ready to Open, all the Changes in
the Main Building will be Ready, and then
0r all Stock:,
Which Is Rapidly Filling ShelveB, will be Open for Inspection.
From Now Until Then.
HHHI THE MT FOURTEEN BAYS,
"WE "WILL HAVE
A Grant Ciiliiitari Si !
IqHDqDP of IheEnlipgemenl of due Es&btisfingenl
AND AS A COMPLIMENT TO OUR MANY PATRONS
Our Entire Slock fill lie Reduced!
Summer Goods as well as the Early Fall
Arrivals will be sold at Complimentary
Prices. Our time as well as space
is limited and will not admit
of detail, but a visit
DURING THE NEXT FOURTEEN DAYS WILL VINDICATE THE
FACTS, AND WILL BE FOUND INTERESTING, FLEAS
ANT AND PROFITABLE.
On Wednesday Evening at 6 o'clock our store will be closed on ac
count of Holiday and will be re-opened Friday Morning Sept. 7th.
Oscar Johnson Is qulto sick.
C. A. Westbrook, of Loronu, was
iu tho city yestoiday.
Dr. Dean, a prominent physician
of Dawson is in tho city, making ar
rangement to move horo for a per
Dr. Halsoll talks to the children a
tho Cumberland Presbyterian church
to-morrow aftornoon at 3:30, about
sights seen on his trip to Europe this
Clay Clark, who lived hero three
years ago, has returned ftfter a so
journ of several years in Alabama
and will probably tako up his perma
nent resident here. Mrs. Clark has
beon hero sorao time visiting her
mother, Mrs. J. W. Orand.
Tho papors in tho case of J. M.
Drake, oharged with tho murder of
Prof. S. L. Guinn, have beon forward
ed to Hillsboro and Mod in the dis
trict clork's ofllco thoro. Tho case
has boon Iransfored to Hill county
on a change of vonuo.
Two affidavits, charging the delin
quents with violating tho law In dif
ferent forms, wore filed with Justice
Makoig yosterday, hut as tho offend
ers had not been arrested up to the
time our report closed the namos are
Borne changes in tho quarters of the
officers of the government in tho new
building havo been directed by tho
authorities at Washington, through
Judge G. B. Gerald, postmaster. A
lively protost Is anticipated from
those whose quarters tho Washing
ton 'pooplo propose to change.
In Bandy Campboll's saloon near
the Missouri Pacific depot, lively
dlsturbanco occurred about 10 o'clock
last night, in which Frank Lowry
was struek ovor tho head with
heavy iron spittoon by John McDon
ald. Both parties wero arrestod and
a complaint charging McDonald with
n aggravated assault was preferred
A IlciiMtly Parent.
Atlanta, Tex., Sept. 7. In tho dis
trict court at Linden yesterday, in
tho case of tho Btato vs. Frank
Roneau, charged with incest with
Xiiiella Roneau, Luella Roneau turned
state's ovidonco and testifiod that ho
(her fathor) had forced her to cohabit
with him for sovoral years. The
case is now being argued boforo the
I'J.000,000 Nchool Children
Washington, Sept. 7. N. H. R.
Dawson commissioner of education,
In his annual roport says moro than
12,000,000 children attended tho pub
lic schools some part of tho last fiscal
year, and of these nearly 8,000,000
were In dally attondanco. In both
respects tho sou thorn states, onco so
backward, havo niado greater pro
gress than ether parts of tho country.
Who Wants A Ilnllrond.
Galveston, Tox., Sopt. 7. Under an
order of tho United States court for
tho eastern district of Toxas, the
Houston and Texas Contral railroad,
with its various branohes, otc, will
bo sold at noon to-morrow in front of
tho court houso door by Mr. Chas
Dillingham, oho of tho rooolvors of
tho property. Tho salo, at a rough
estimate embraces somo GOO miles of
railroad and 4,000,000 acras of land,
besides rolling stock and all tho
necessary equipment incidont to the
operation of tho road.
Startler Slant Dumiinblc.
Brenham, Tex., Sept- 7. One of
the most cowardly acts of assassina
tion which has ever disgraced the
criminal annals of Texas occurred
here at 10:30 o'clock last night. Sev
eral gentlemen were sitting on the
doorstep of Murphy's saloon, on the
east side of the court house, convers
ing, when two heavy charges of buck
shot were fired into the crowd from
the southeast corner of the court
house, about seventy-five feet distant.
Among the crowd were -Messrs. James
H. Holt and J. O. Hoffman, county
assessor. Both gentlemen weie hit.
Mr. Hoffman rose from his seat, ex-
mi, Solon & Hi,
Cor. C5th oncl
We are pleased to inform the public that our New
Addition is now open and in running order
and we now have ample room to
show our Immense
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS,
All the Nobby Styles in Gents' Fall Shapes in
AT $2.50, $3.50 $4.00.
Neat and Full Lines Eall
, 35, SB, jJSTJD BO OE3SrTS.
Gents' Pungee Sills: Hcilrf's,
35, 50, G5 and 75 Cents.
All nobby dressers should not fail to
spare a few moments time in looking through
our immense and well selected stock of
Gents' wearing apparel.
Lessiug, Solomon & Rosenthal,
claiming, "Oh, my poor children!"
and soon expired. The greatest
number of the buckshot took effect in
Mr. Hoffman's throat and breast.
Mr. Holt was struck with twelve shot,
the most serious one in the left temple
but not penetrating the skull. Several
shot in both arms and several on the
finger of both hands and one in each
leg. The attending physicians state
the wounds are all flesh ones and are
not neccessarily fatal and that their
patient will pull through in a few
Mr. Hoffman's wife died about
three months ago, leaving eight chil
dren, the eldest only n years of age.
He was also raising three children
belonging to a relative.
A Fearrul Clinre.
Laredo, Tex., Sept. 7. Vincout
Nona was on trial to-day boforo Jus
tice of the I'eaco Fostor, sitting in tho
examining court on tho chargo of In
cest with his beautiful stopdaughter,
aged 10 years. Tho evldonco was re
volting in tho extremo, and showed
that the girl was oncient by him.
A Nail Accident.
Jacksonville, Tex., Sept. 7.-
very sad accident occurred near
Larissa, eight miles north of this
place, yesterday. Mr. William H
Walker, the wile ot one 01 the best
citizens, while out driving with her
four children, by some unknown cause
the team took fright, and one of the
reins breaking, the team made a short
turn, upsetting the buggy. One child,
an infant of 6 months, fell under the
wheelsjand was intsantl ykilled. A little
girl of 4 years fell under the team's
heels and was severely kicked and
mangled by the team. She cannot
possibly recover. The mother and
the remaining two children escaped
with slight injuries, but the mother is
prostrated with grief over the sad
Tlio above, jiricconly good to let of October
for Seml-Anthraclte. PtLHY & Emily.
St mt-Anthraclte, the beet coal In tho market.
Order now 01 &lu:y E.uily,
Colors Gents' Scarfs at
.. GABERT BROTHERS,
OWACO'S FAVORITE TAILORS.!
Havo JuBt Received
An elegant lino of I.MI'OUTTI AND IM-
.Mi:.NTI SUITIXGS-SurnaBses nil compe
tition In tlio city as to elegance, and beauty.
Lntot FaBlilon 1'latcs always on hand. Good
II. A. GOEBEL.
BANK, STORE I SALOON
OO, US Fiinnln Nt HOUSTON. TEXAN.
CHAS. BAKER, Prop.,
Franklin Street, Between Fourth and Fifth,
Tlila houso lias been overhauled and fitted up
by Mr. llakcr, and ho Intends to make, It sec
ond to none, In tho city.
R. H. Gray,
STAPLE AND FANCY
Hay, Corn, Oats, Bran, Etc.
Country Produce Bought and Sold:
GHAT THIS WEEK !
Ms! Ms! Ms!
WE HAVE OPENED
Wo will keep you posted so thy t
you will know where you
can buy goods and
Save - Money.
We linve received CO Dozen
Boys' AVnlsts, which wo will
sell nt 20 cents, each.
Wo have Better Qualities which
wo will sell correspond
You can buy an Elegant
Boys' or Youths' Fall Hat
for CO cents each. Of coiii'bo
wo have finer ones too.
Wo are showing by far tho
Handsomest and most Stjl
Ish Hats for Gentlemen.
NEW STYLES OF
SIMPLY AT CASE PRICES.
xi OUR NEW STOCK
Fall Clothing; and Trousers
way above the Standard In
quality, and below usual
For the Ladies!
Wo show tho prettiest lino of
Handorchlofs that has over
boou aeon. Hem StltohHaud-
korchlofa 5 ots., lOcts., lfiuts.,
"Octa. anil 25uts. They aro
New lilne of Conseli
For aiota, in whlto and col
orod that cannot ho dupllni
tod for 50 ota. It will pay tlio
ladioa to boo our largo Corsofe
stock, aa wo havo feomo vory
lino ouos wo will bell choap-
IMMENSE LINE OF UNDERWEAR.
For Ladles, Misses tiud Chlt
ilron Just oponod. Thoso
goods havo beon placed so
low, that it will not pay you
to mako thorn.
oHoclery! Hosiery !o
Tho cheapest and handsomest
lino in tlio city.
Balbrlggans at 12'j por pair.
Colored finished hoso 15 por pair.
Como and soo our Now Goods unil
you aro sure to bo ploaflcd.
Austin & 0th Sts.