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OKFICK! 512 AUSTIN AVKSUK.
"Kiitpred at tho iostottlcc nt Waco, Toxss, ai
ccoml-clns mall matter
SUnSCKIITtOK FIKTV 0KS1S A MONTH.
Waco, Tkxas, Sni'Ti:iiiKii 11. 1SST.
We believe that the farmers can
-whipout the bagging trust and still
carry out their contracts with factors
and commission men. Atlanta Con
The Philadelphia record says: "Paris
France, is a great city, but Pans in
her palmiest days never could boast of
a Banana Trust with $10,000,000
capital at its back. Let New Orleins
think of this, and be content."
A Knoxville (Tenn.,) special oi
Thursday says that Gen. William Terry
nrominent lawyer of Wytheville. Va.,
an ex-Congressman, and successor of
Stonewall Jackson in the Confederate
armv. was drowned in the swollen
stream in Giayson county, Va., Wed
nesday night. Deceased was seventy'
five years of age and one of the lead
.ing citizens of Southwest Virginia.
Nina Van Zandt, the young woman
who was married by proxy to August
'Spi'cs, the Chicago Anarchist, has
taken off mourning and has gone back
into her circle of society. The Chica
go Herald says that she is once more
the bright, sunny, happy girl that a
good manj remember her to have
b'een before the cloud of Anarchy
passed over her life. She speaks and
writes fluently English, French, Ger
man and Italian. She has become
reconciled to her rich aunt in Pitts
burg, and will not be disinherited, as
Killed him .or n no.
Wheeling W. Va., Sept io.A
worthless cur was the cause of a cold
blooded murder at a cabin near here
jesterday. George Taber and Rob
ert Oley were at work for a farmer,
Oley living at Taber s house, on Ship-
ber's wife asked him to put Oley's dog
out of the house, which he did. Oley
resented tha treatment 01 me cur ;um
shot Taber dead. The murdered
man leaves an invalid vrne ana nvc
children. Oley is in jail.
Where nro cotton worms.
This morning was closo and cloudy,
decidedly suggestive of rain.
The square is beginning to bo ns
frollcksomo ns a kitten again.
Tho sweot potato crop Is immonso
this year, gorgeous anfl unpreco
douted, Long faces aro beginning to shorten
as tho evidences of a big crop accu
niulato. Thlrty-llvo hundred intelligent poc
plo read tho Waco Evening Nkws
A littlo boy, son of Mrs. S. L.
Guln has boon near the point of death
for sovoral days, but is much hotter
Anxious tickets-holders In tho
T,nnlslnna Stato Lottery are dodg
ping behind corners and gazing
with deen Interest upon tho littlo bits
of puper that may represent ft for
tune, or innv not. Tho drawing tooK
place to-day, aud several Wacoltes
are now awaiting a tolegram announ
cing that their tickot has captured
tho golden prize.
-"I've come to find out what you
-mean by charging me $i Saturday
night for that table spread, and selling
Mr. Ferguson one just like it on Mon
day for 60 cents'. Didn't you say it
was my last chance to get one so
cheap?" "You mistook me madam,"
responded the clerk: "I said it was
your last chance to get one for $1.
And it was, for we put them down to
Co cents Monday morning." Phila
Serving an old Friend: Young man
(to editor) "I sent a little peom
here jesterday, sir; my name is waf
fles." Editor "Oh, yes. Are you a
son of Mr. Montague H. Waffles?"
Young man "Yes, sir." Editor
"Well, I destroyed the poem myself
.burned it up and buried the ahes ten
jot deep. Your father, young man
with emotion) and I. are old boyhood
friends, and I love him as a brother
Bless the old boy! Tell him what I
have done for him." Life.
He Saw a Quaker: "Did you see
any Quakers in Philadelphia?" was
asked of a Detroiter, who lately re
turned from that city. "Only one
that I was sure of?" "Did he 'thee'
and 'thou' you?" "He did. He got
down off his hack and said: If these
don't pay me $i I'll knock thy blamed
head off," and I paid, although I
knew the regular fare was 12 shillings,
You don't want to fool with those
Quakers any, and don't you forget
it!" Detroit Free Press.
Xleclcilltut 110 1 Inittigiirnted,
St. Louis, September 11. Advices
irom the Indian Territory are to the
effect that trouble between the Chick
asaw factions over the gubernatorial
election has not been settled and to
day war seems more imminent than
ever, benator Samuel Paul, of Pauls
ville, I. T.. returned to his home from
Tishomingo, deeming it unsafe to re
mam there. He made a speech to
the belligerents, telling them Gov.
Guy had been honestly reelected,
whi.:h so incensed the Byrd following
that they threatened to kill him and he
was compelled to flee for his life.
Inauguration day should have been
one week ago to-day, but no inaugura
tion h ".s yet taken place. Armed In
dians are flocking into Tishomingo
and it is thought the government will
be called on.
I have to offer this year tho finest
fruit and ornamental trees, including
all tho Japan novelties in trees and
choicest European bulbs. Fruit trees
will be from five to six feet, well
branched and guaranteed absolutely
truo to name and at prices lower on
an avorage than sold by agents. Ev
erything is extra select In kind. I
Red River, Alexander, Hynes Sur
prise, Yellow 8t. John, Chinese
Honey, Harris Early, Mountain Rose,
Gen. Lee, an improved Chinese
Cling, Mrs. Brett, old Chinese Cllusr.
Old MIxon Cling, Princess, Infant
Wonder, and RaTson Cllnsr. an im
proved Indian Blood, and all other
varieties called for.
Wild Goose. Lone Star. Marianne.
(now), Weavor.Goldon Beauty.
Trunus SImoulI. Ogon Botan, Kel
soy's Japan aud Primus Pissardl, the
latest novelty and the only ornament
Moyors Early, Eureka, Early Gold
en, Russian Apricot, Jackson and
Almonds, cherrlos, apples. Siberian
and othor crabs, flgs and mulborrios,
aud in small fruits, quinces, straw
berries, raspberries and blaekberrlos;
and iu garden roots, asparagus, pie
plant and horseradish.
Among, Daidai, Maru, Halchiya,
Higako Katsuko, Hlyakurao, Kuro-
Kumo, iuasuguta, Aiino, sseeuioss and
Champion, Mooro'a Early, Early
Victor, Gootho, Norton's Virginia,
Cynthiana Ulaok Spanish, Herbr
rnont, Concord, Mission, tho truo El
Paso grapo, Zlufandel and Niagara,
Ash, box elder, American elm. cat
alpa, diamond willow, Wisconsin
wooping willow, Russlnu mulberry,
soft maplo (not suitable ior Texas,)
sycamore, umbrella china, Lombardy
Chinese arbor vltaos, goldon arbor
vitao, pyramldalis arbor vltao, Irish
juniper, mock orango, oto.
Althoasof all sorts, crapo myrtles.
doutzla crenatu, doublo flloworlng
poaoh and almonds, honoysuckles in
an vanoues, macs, Bynngas, roses
over blooming, Japan qulnco, spireas,
amolopsls, wystarlas wei"olIaH oto.
A largo lino of Europoan bulbs, this
year's crop, avacuuus. iuiips,ireeiag,
Local Option Victory.
AlDany, Tex., Sept 10, In the lo
cal prohibition election held here Sat
urday the vote stood: For, 131;
against prohibition, 44. This is a
large increase over the pro majority at
the last election over a year ago.
and llllos In every varioty from Ber
muda, Japan aud tho West Indies,
will be ready In Soptombor and Octo
ber. All orders placod with me are filed
with the most scrupulous caro.
J. H. Huhwood,
Waco Groouhouse, N. 11th streot and
Waco Furniture Co.
WE NEVER FORGET
OUR FRIENDS CUSTOMERS
Ano In order thrit thoy may reallio
tlio fact wo will offer for thu next
KoTcnshFomoortho grcatet bargains
uMTOfftreil In the LonoSfur Stnto.
100 bod room suits, prlcos fiom $15.00
GO parlor suits from $30 to $350.
40 bookcases from.SlO to 75.
25 sideboards from $12.50 to $250.00.
100 wardrobes from $8 to $150.
100 bedstoads from $2 to 2-5.
100 reed and ratan chairs from $2.50
150 leather and plush chairs nt prices
to suit the buyer.
25 folding bods from $18 to $150.
100 sofa lounges from $0 to $50.
25 hall racks from $7 to $50.
500 fancy and plain tables of every
description, and In fact a full lino
of everything that is carried in a
flrst-oloss furniture stone, too nu
merous to mention.
LARGE STOCK OF DINING
ROOM AND KITCHEN FURNITURE.
We also Garry a Full Line of Pictures, Picture
Frames and Moulding. Frames Nade to Order
IN ADD1MIOX TO THIS WE HAVE
An Extensive Mattrss Factory,
Where we make all kinds of
Materesses and do TJpholtorlng
in the boBt of stylo. Our Up
holsterer has Twenty Yeare
Experience and stands Seoond
Wo offer for tho next forty days
to make room for our
Which our Mr. Peck has
Just Purchased in the
We Carry a Full Line of Coffins, from
the Cheapest to the Best,
Also a lino of cloth covered caskets.
Motallo cases, and a full line of robes
for gents, ladles and chlldron.
Arterial Embalming a Specialty.
Prices to Suit Everybody