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VACO EVENING NEWS.
WACO, TEXAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1888.
8 Fall Season 8
Wo arc Now
I an k nnti
GHAT THIS WEEK !
1888 FALLSEASOM, 1888
We tiro now fully established
In our Now
Gents' Furnishing Department,
Which occupies tho entire ground
floor of tho building adjoining tho
Largo Arohways have been
out through the walls, thus
throwing tho two Largo
Buildings into one, and ma
king together the
IN THE SOUTHWEST.
We lay Particular Stress on tho
ELEGANCE AND BEAUTY
Clothing and Gents' Furnishing
Boom, it being the Best
Equipped. Best Ven
IN TIIE CITY.
And not only this, but it con
tains tho LARGEST and
CHOICEST STOCK of
NOBBY CLOTHING and GENTS'
that can be found.
All the Latest Styles In Men's Custom-made
suits, and the
Nobbiest Styles of
Ioll - Iltrts.
We have just Received onr New Fall Styles of Jno. B. Stetson's
JSof t and tlf f Hats,
And tho Latest Styles of the Colobratod " IE 3ST O 2C HAT S.'
POPTJIiAR PEICES HTJLE.
A .Young Indian NquRW Cremated at
San Francisco, Cal., Sopt. 17. A
story comos from good authority at
Los Angeles of tho burning of a young
squaw by Mnjavo Indians becauso shu
was accused of practicing wltohoraft,
Tho scene of tho torture was near the
Colorado ri'or In the eastern end of
San Bomardino county.
For tho pust two months a strango
diseaso has attacked members of tho
tribo. Its sproad at last becamo so
alarming that members of tho tribe
becamo panlc-striokon and slaughter
ed their dogs and burros as sacriilce
to appoaso tho anger of tho Great Fa
ther. This provingof no avail a coun
cil was held. Every buck in tho tribe
was present. Tho modiciue men sat
around a huge pot whloh was filled
with herbs. Whllo tho bucks wore
squatting in semi-cirole sotno distance
away tho modlcino mou watched tho
steaming horbs until the mean hud
boon boiled down to a tencupful of
Thon a malo pigeon and his mato
j were taken from a basket and hold by
a moaicino man wnuo liquid iroin
tho horbs woro was poured down
tholr throats. Tho mail bird wlion
released How away, bill tho female
bird fluttered a few yards and thon
fell helploss and dying on tho ground.
Tho raedloino mou now seemed crazed
with excitement. They hopped to
their foot and dancod while tho buoks
sat in sullen silence.
When tho medioiuo men woro in tho
height of tholr orgio thoy doolarod
that there was a witch in tho tribo.
Tho female bird had diod whllo ttio
malo bird had Hew awoy into night.
This test determined tho sex of tho
witch. When tho bucks haard the
words of tho modlcino men thoy be
camo wild with rago, each bravo sus
pecting the othorof harboring a witch
in his tepoo or cabin. Hut tho final
tost was to bo mado,
"With yolls and imprecations Iho
frenzied reds drovo their women to
tho placo whoro tho couucil had been
Gents Furnishing Room,
And sond out the lvlfatlon for
Everybody to come and see
what an Elegant Department
it is, and nioro espocialy to
INSPECT the LARGE and
Answering One of tho NE
CESSITIES of tho CITY wo
have SET APART a portion
of tho NEW BUILDINO for a
BOYS CLOTHING DEP'T
Which will enable the Ladies
to Purchase thoso Goods with
out coming in conduct with tho
We Call particular at
tention of the
To a LARGE assortment of
Whloh Wo have Brought On
Especially for Their Use.
"Solid CamfDrt" "Will
AND WILL "NOT TEAR,"
Are the Recommendations.
held, and where tho white pigeon
still lay among the herbs and grasses.
Tho squaws were driven in singlo
fllo, with tho medicine men watching
with norvous oxcitomont tho faco of
each as sho passed tho bird.
Finally a young squaw, tho daugh
ter of Cresco, a sub-chief, stepped out
of tho ranks and was about to plok
up the bird whon tho modlcino men,
with loud yolls, seized tho girl and
pinioned her arms. Tho unfortunate
squaw pleaded pitoously for her lifo,
which she seemed to foresee was in
peril, but her cries were of no avail,
her own relatives assisting in dragg
ing her to the council placo. The
(loath of tho fenialo pigeon was con
clusive evidouco that a squaw was
tho witch. Tho first squaw to touch
tho bird was tho fatal test of guilt.
The poor girl who was but 18 years
old, was stripped of her clothes, tied
to tho statto and a slow 11 ro built
under hor. For two hours she iln
gored In awful agony, and whllo hor
death screams filled the air the
bravs dunced about tho firo and med
icine nion muttorod incantations.
When morning came nothing but the
whitened bones of tho girl and tho
black embers of tho firos remained
about tho stake.
Tho diseaso from which so many of
tho Majavo bruves diod, is bolioved
to havo boon malignant typhoid fever
Tho dotalls of this strango story were
brought to Los Angolos by ranchers,
who had boon attracted to the camp
of tho Indians by tho noises which
attondod tho terrible death of tho
3Inrlar nnd Nulelde.
San Francisco Cal., Sept. 17. Word
reaches here from Steiner's flat, an
isolated spot in Trinity county, in
noithern California, that last Tuesday
night Iverson, a man whose mind had,
been growing weak for several months
shot his wife dead, and that after read
ing sections in the prayer book placed
the muzzle of the rifle in his' mouth,
pulled the trigger with his toe and
killed himself. I he deed was com
mitted at night 'jn bed. When the
Cor. 5tlT cinxl
An Event in Waco will be
Display this week of Advence
Exclusive styles of
The like of which has never before
been seen in this city. Our buyers
have ransacked the markets and have
GfioiciBst -:- and-:-Nobbiest
Just come in and look at them, it will do
your heart good, even if you don't care to
buy just now. You'll receive polite atten
tion just the same.
neighbors found their bodies next
morning, they also found Iverson's
baby, who was with them at the time,
with its face and body covered with
blood, in which it had crawled in its
efforts to awaken its parents.
Yellow Fever Report.
Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 17. The
official report to-day shows fifty-three
new cases and seven deaths. Only
seven deaths were reported up to 6
o'clock this evening, but it is certain
there has been several others during
the past twenty-four hours. Quite a
number of unacclimated nurses reach
ed here from various place and it is
expected more than a dozen will be
returned to Camp Perry en route north
to-morrow. Several physicians came
here without their services having
been accepted and are expected to re
turn home. Among the unacclimated
nurses is a reporter for a leading New
York paper. None but acclimated,
and skilled yellow fever physicians
and nurses will be received hereafter.
A special to the Times-Union says
six cases of yellow fever appeared at
Gainesville, among members of the
Gainesville guards that recently went
to help suppress the longshoremen
riot at Fernandina. There was stam
pede from Gainesville yesterday, but
a cordon has now been drawn and it
is hoped and believed that the fever
cannot becoma epidemic there. I he
weather still continues wet.
A Hhort Honey Moon.
Rockwall, Tex., Sept 17. Some
time since one W. W. Johnston came
in from the west and stopped in the
Willow springs community in this
county. He won the affections of a
well-to-do widow and married her
about a week ago. A few days since
the sheriff had a letter from the sheriff
of Stephens county, saying that John
ston's leave from here was simultane
ous with the departure of a horse with
out the owner's consent. Sheriff
Brown on yesterday arrested Johnston
and tore him ruthlessly from his wed
ded bliss and placed him behind the
bars to await the coming of the Ste
phens county authorities.
A Humbler' Dnrliig Jump.
New Haveu,'Conn., Sedt 17. Louis
Halbourne, a gambler, was arrested
at the State Fair Grounds in Meridcn
yesterday. He was running a sweat
board in a tent whicli advertised an
exhibition of trained snakes. In the
Menden Police Court this morning
he was sent to jail for thirty days.
This afternoon J. D. Roberts, Chief of
Police of the fair grounds, boarden a
train with Halbourne His intention
was to bring him to this city. Pav
ing placed a pair of hand cuffs on
Halbourne, Roberts sat down beside
him and soon fell asleep. The car
window by the seat was open, and
when the train was rounding a curve
in North Haven, Halbourne jumped
out of the window. He struck a bank
of sand, and jumped up and ran off
through the fields. Roberts was in
toxicated, and was threatened with ar
rest at the police headquarters here.
Before making his escape Halbourne
went through Rogerts' coat pockets
and stole the mittimus on which he
was to be committed to jail and other
papers. He was unable to get a roll
of bills amounting to $200, which
Roberts had in his trousers' pockets.
Rojcottltiff the Biirllnsrtou.
St, Louis, Sept 17. The arrival in
St. Louis of the first through Chicago,
Burlington and Quincy trains over,
the Wabash tracks was signaled by
the refusal of brotherhood engineers,
employed as hostlers, to house the
Burlington engines and of local Wa
bash wipers to clean the enginers,
which are standing on side tracks
coveted with mud and grease. The
boycott did no end here, for when
non-brotherhood engineers sought
board and lodging they were refused
on the ground that the brotherhood
men would not eat or sleep in the
same house with them, and the men
were compelled to come down town
for accommodations. The most seri
ous aspect of the trouble lies in the
fact that the Burlington has a contract
with the Wabash which covers the
housing of its engines, and it is feared
if the Wabash orders its employes
to fulfill the contract a strike will iol
News! News! Ms!
WE HAVE OPENED
Wo will keep you posted ho that
you will know where you
etui buy (roods and
Save - Money.
We have received 50 Dozen
Bojs' Waists, which we will
sell at 120 cents each.
We have Bettor Qualities which
wen ill sell corrcspond-
You can huy an 'Elegant
Boys' or Youths' Tall Hat
for oO cents each. Of course
we have liner ones too.
Wo are showing hy fnr the
Handsomest and most Styl
ish Hats l'or Gentlemen.
NEW STYLES OF
SIMPLY AT CASE PRICES.
x OUR NEW STOCK lx
Fall Clothing and Trousers
way ahove the Standard in
quality, and helow usual
For the Ladies!
Wo show tho prettiest line of
Handorehiofrt that has evor
been soon. H0111 Stitch Hand
kerchiefs 5 cts., lOots., lficts.,
20ots. and USots. They are
New Line of Corsets
For 35uts. In white and col
ored that cannot bo duplica
ted for GO cts. It will pay tho
ladies to soo our largo Corsot
stock, as we havo somo very
lint ones wo will sell cheap.
IMMENSE LINE OF UNDERWEAR,
For Ladios, Misses tmd Chil
dren Just opened. Theso
goods havo been placod no
low, that It will not pay you
to make them.
KHo8iery! Hosiery !o
Tho cheapest and handsomest
lino in tho city.
Balbrigguns at 12la por pair.
Colored finished hose 16 por.pdir.
Come and soo our Now Goods and
you aro sure to bo ploasud.
Lew ine Broilers.
Austin & Gill Sts.