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WACO EVENING NEWS.
WACO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 188S.
Hotiso-koopors looking for good in.
voslmouta, should oxamino tho fol
lowing special ottering for this week,
At 1.20 Eacii
Wo oflbr a largo lot or Single Whlto
Blankets, 811k bound and All Wool,
thoy would bo cheap at $2.25.
At $2.oO a Fair
10-4 Flno Wblto Blankets, these nro
a special early purchaso that has
boon reserved. Thoy aro worth $3.25. 1
Wo nave soverai special lots in Kx
tra Flno Whlto Blaukots, that aro
slightly sollod and will be. ollbrod
Considerably Ilclow Value.
For to-day nud all wook. Two lots
just recieved that cannot bo dupli
Fifty-ilvc cents Each.
Ton bales of full-size Bod Comforts,
well made Wool-filled at only Fifty
five cents Each.
Ton bales of Extra Quality, large-size
Bod Comforts, covered with Best
quality of Calico. Regular retail
prlco would bo $2.00.
Blanket ai Flannel Department,-
RIGHT HAND AISLE NEXT TO PASSENGER ELEVATOR.
Handle or purchase over) thing In tho Produce line, and respettfiilly ask our frknda
to call or make consignments. Vt rduarnutrr Full Alnrkrt I'rlrr and snt-
lfucllon lu Erry I'nrtlculur. Try us and bo convinced,
3sto:evwoo:d sc clatst.
SIlchlKnn'a Snow Ntornt.
Ispheming, Mich. Oct. 2. A heavy
snow storm has been falling tor the
past six hours. Reports from a num
ber of points in the Upper Peninsula
show that the storm is general.
Fled Vltli His MtcnllnKH.
New York, Oct. 2. James
Goodman, a lawyer, has fled from the
wrath of the people whom he has vic
timized and is supposed to be in Can
ada. The total of his stealings so far
as known foots up $34 , 7 00, taken
from women and orphans. Goodman,
among other things, stole $10,000
from his wife. He also got money
from orphans and widows by swind
ling them out of life insurance poli
cies. Chopped I'pby n Train.
Buffalo, Oct. 2. A sad accident
occurred this morning about 3:15
o'clock, at the Hamburg street cross
ing of the Nickel Plate railway. When
an incoming freight train had reached
that point Conductor Wells, of Con
nevut, Ohio, and one of his brakemen
came out of the caboose to go farward
to the engine and as the morning was
very dark and foggy both walked off
the end of the train next to the ten
der. Wells was cut in two, but the
brakeman escapedj seriously injured.
UaeniH It Unnecessary.
Columbus, O., Oct. 1. It seems
probable that Judge Thurman will
issue no letter of acceptance, owing
to his speech of acceptance to the
notification committee and his extend
ed expression of his views in his
speeches during the campaign. The
judge has for a long time had in mind
what he would say in case he should
write a letter, but his time has been so
fully occupied it has been impossible
lor him to put it on paper. He has
had considerable business to attend
to and all his other time has been tak
en by his callers, who keep coming
sieaauy ai an nours. 1 nis wees mis
judge has, to some extent, shut the
doors on his callers to give him time
to complete his preparation of argu
ment in the telephone case. While
he has not stated that he would not
write a letter of acceptance, Judge
Thurman has frequently remarked that
he does not see the necessity for such
Wo uro showing an unusual at
tractive assortment of 1'lain and Fan
cy Flannels In all grades, mid ask
Special Inspection for our lino of
In Plain Whlto and Bod Flannels
we aro ablo to quoto VERY LOW
PRICES, and wo aro doing so THIS
WEEK. All of thoso Goods were
Bought very early and at Prices that
CANNOT BE TOUCHED. To-day
our Customors will
REAP THE BENEFIT.
Our now lino of Flno Whlto Em
broidered Flannels aro now open,
and wo aro showing a lot ot
Fifty piocos, 20 inch Fancy Flannols
at 4) cents a van!, rogular price HO
A now lino of 27 inch
Camels Hair finish In Whlto, Cream
and all Colors at FIFTY-FIVE
CENTS PER YARD.
A line of all AVool Stripes and
Checks in Fancy Sacquo Flannels at
FIFTY' CENTS PER Y'AKD,
thoso are suitable for INFANTS
CLOAKS and DRESSES.
Severe Storm on trie Lakes.
Chicago, Oct. 2. The severest
Storm that the lakes has known this
year -put jn at this port last night with
sails flying and Jack Frost admiral in
command. Dispatches from points
on Lake Michigan and Lak Superior
yesterday announced a fearful gale was
blowing and that vessels unsheltered
would have a hard time. Last night at
Holland, Michigan, the Australian
went a shore and the crew deserted a
few miles below that point. At the
barge office no arrivals from across
the lake have been noted since Sun
day morning. The passenger steamer
Cuba from Montreal, due bunday
morning, has not yet arrived. It is
thought she is in Shelton somewhere
this side of Manitou. There were
fewer arrivals last night than on any
night since the opening of the season.
The gales set in here about 2 o'clock
in the afternoon. AH vessels leaving
the port were compelled to put back
on account of high sea. The officer
at the signal office says the storm was
central over Erie. The severest part
of the storm was feft in Chicago this
morning after 6 o'clock. When the
rain began to fall it drove in. heavy
sheets before the gale and was render
ed doubly disagreeable by low tem
perature. It was almost at a freezing
point, in fact, there were traces of
snow at about 7 o'clock. The clouds,
however, began to break away before
Denison nnd Nlieriunn Tramway
Sherman, Oct. 1. F. M. Good said
to-day: "I do not think that there is
the slightest prospect of a failure in
the matter of building the proposed
Sherman and Denison tramway, and
in fact nearly all the property wished
has been secured. The committees
at Denison are alive and wide awake,
and in a rhort time I hope to tell you
something very interesting.
Chicago, Oct. 2. The Traders
bank of this city has failed. On the
application of Thomas Tallman, cash
ier, fudge Shepard this morning ap
pointed Hugh McChemney receiver of
the assets ot the uanK. it is under
stood that the failure results from the
illness of the president, Joseph Q. Butler.
hi, allium k Mil
Cor. tli tinct
An Event in Waco will be our
Display this week of Advence and
Exclusive styles of
The like of which has never before
been seen in this city. Our buyers
have ransacked the markets and have
CfioiciBst -:- and-:-NobbiBSl
. 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.
Leasing, Solomon & Rosenthal,
Carson City, Nev., Oct 2. The su
preme court of the state has decided
that the anti-Morman test-oath passed
by the last legislature is unconstitu
Willwaukee, Wis.. Oct. 2 A small
cottage occupied by an aged couple,
Peter Callahan and wife, was discsv
ered to be on fire at Waukesha last
night before assistance could be had
Callahan was burned to death and
his wife was saved with difficulty.
Illir Cuttle Deal.
Fort Worth, Oct. 2 Capt. M. B.
Loyd, of this city, has sold his entire
interets in the P. P. P. P. A., stock of
cattle and the ranch in the Panhandle
to Mrs. S. B. Burnett, also of this city.
The cattle arc located both in Texas
and the Indian Territory and is one
of the most valuable stocks in north
Texas. The price paid for Capt.
Loyd's interest was $75,000.
AttcniptN to Kill Mother Sinter and
Chicago, Oct. 2. Minnie Krat.
enberg, the 1 3 year old girl who attemp
ted to kill her mother, brother and
sister by putting poison in their food,
was arrainged in the police court this
morning. She confessed her guilt in a
nonchalent manner. Mrs. Synder, the
woman that the girl says told her to do
the act was on trial. She denied her
guilt. Both were held to the grand
Unable to Get Away.
Washington, Oct. 2. Dr. Ilutton,
at Camp Perry, has telegraphed Sur
geon-General Hamilton as follows :
"Over fifty worthy destitute people in
the camp discharged and unable to
get away. I cannot turn the women
and children into the woods to starve.
Please direct some charitable people.
The shotgun quarantine will not allow
them to Mop south of Atlanta."
In response to the telegram Dr,
Hutton was authorized to furnish
transportation Government vouchers
to all such persons as are unable to
Dr. James D. Stewart, of Jackson,
Miss., has telegraphed as follows to
Representative Hooker: Will we get
rations or money from the government?
colored people arc clamorous for food.
Our supply is very limited. The office
is crowded with applicants. They
aro deserving people, there being no
work for them, quarantined within the
city limits. What is done should be
Thoro aro no Mob in tho Avonuo
markot. It Is the noalo3t placo lu
SAND 10 CENT. STOKE!
Just rccolvod a big stock of No. 1
Saudstono China bust wnro made.
Largo wash bowl nnd pltchor, now
shapo $1; 6, bundled tea cups and
fcaucors 60 conts; 0110 quart cream
pltohors 10 cents; 12 inch sfcak dish
15 conts; covorod vegetable dishes
50 cents: wash bowls 50 conts; doop
vegotablo dishos without cover from
10 conts up; scalloped dishos from 5
conts up; largo mugs 10 conts; soap
stands 10 conts; spittoon 50 conts.
Ton quartprosscd dish pan 25conts,
17 quart pieced dish pan 25 conts, 1 1
quart buckot 25 conts, 2 gallon cov
orod buokot 25 conts, 1 quart eoll'eo
pot 15 conts, 2 quurt milk pans 5 eta.,
4 quurt 10 conts, quart cups 5 conts,
mine strnmors w conts, wash pans JO
conts, cuko pane 10 cents, handle
Bitter 10 conts, rim alitor 10 conts,
heavy snuuro pans 15 conts. largo
gratos 10 cents, 1 gallon sprinklers
pamtcu outsiuo ana lnsiuo bo cents,
dinnor buckots 25 conts, largo Ja
panned waiters 10 cents.
rite Cents AttrnctloiiN.
Bunch quill tooth picks, Box-wood
tooth picks, 0 poucils, 2 hole mouso
traps, box prepared chalk, 0 tin tea
spoons, 4 tin tablo spoons. large
kitohon spoon, 2 cards hooks and
oyes, couoe not stand, iron stand, box
assorted hair pins, tack ptillor, box
host silver cloauor, box slate pencils,
0 piocos darning cotton, 12 slato pen
cils Inbox, a rubbor corsot-luco, largo
pack playing cards, tin scoop, good
largo tablet, bottlo of ink.
1 AND 10 CENT STORE,
Ml Atutln street, between Fifth and Sixth-
Parties should havo lottor and mail
boxes put up at tholr houses and ofll
cos at ouco. Ordors should be loft
for thorn at II. E. Ainbold's gun
storo and they will bo promptly exe
received daily at
Early & Finks.
If you want a good moal or a good
bod, go to tho Brunswick on Frank
lin stroot. Everything is neat as a
pin uud ilrst-olaHs.
For first class Photos or all stylos,
call on Doauo, Waco's high priced
Photographer. No cheap shoddy
Tho toniost harbor shop in town is
that of Jolt" Williams, tho old "O. K.
stand, Austin street, near tho square.
Ho has four tonsoriul artists unsur
passed In tho stato, and a nlco cool
room. Everything kept nlco and in
tho best of order.
(Jo to Mrs. B. J. Doss' millinery
storo, Fourth streot, for best and
cheapest hats, bonnets and other
Insuroyour property with Mook
& Fltzhugh, olllco In Paclllo Ex
press ofllce, 4th Bt.
Fresh arrival ot iiurrol plokles at
Early & Finks.
GHAT THIS WEEK
News! News! News!
WE HAVE OPENED
We will keep you posted so that
you will know where you
am buy goods and
Save - Money.
We have received BO Dozen
Boys' Waists, which we will
sell nt 120 cents each.
We have Ilcttor Qualities which
wen 111 sell correspond-,
You can buy an Elegant
Boys or Youths Fall lint
for GO cents each. Of course
we have finer ones too.
Wo are showing by far tho
Ilnudsomest and most Styl
ish lints for Gentlemen.
NEW STYLES OF
SIUPLY'AT CASE PAIGES.
! OUR NEW STOCK p
Full Clothing and Trousers
way above tho Standard in
quality, and below UHtial
For the Ladies!
Wo show tho' prottiost lino of
Hundorohlofs that has over
boon soon. Hem Stitch Hand
kerchiefs 5 els., lOots., 15ot.,
20ots. and 25cts. Thoy aro
New bine of Corufi
For 35ots'. In whlto ami col
ored that cannot bo duplica
ted for 50 cts. It will pay tho
ladies to soo our largo Corsot
stock, ns wo liavo somo very
lino ones wo will sell cheap.
IMMENSE LINE OF UNDERWEAR
For Ladies, Misses BiidJChll
dron just opened. Thoso
goods havo boon placod so
low, that It will not pay you
Tho choapost and handsomest
lino In tho city.
Balbriggans at 12 per pair.
Colored llnishod hoso 15 per pair.
Come and s-ao our Now Goods and
you are suro to bo plousod.
Austin & Ctli Sis-
Grout bargains in uuroJeomod
plodgos nt your Unolo DuirDomnau's
opposlto tho MoLolland hotel.
Wlmn v'011 iinml nmnnv or havo
monoy to spond go to undo Duff
Laoy koopB tho best rod nsli nnthrn
Tho finest beef, mutton, voal. and
fish nro always to bo found ut J. C.
Crlppen'ii jumket, tioiner Fifth and
of tlio llntch Farmers Patrt
Tho majority of tho Boers in this part
of tho country nro wool growers, andliko
tho rest of their kind, nro tho most hos
pitnblo people on tho faco of tho globe.
Although living In almost abject poverty,
thoy aro ever 'ready to oxtond a hand of
welcomo to every stronger, particularly
if ho bo an American. 1 havo now trav
eled over 1,000 miles by cart In tho col
ony, and it lias always been with tho
greatest dlfllcnlty that I havo persuaded
tho Boers to take from mo tho price of
tho coin tho horses would eat.
For days wo rodo along without touch
ing at a singlo village, nnd when night
camo on wo uiado for tho nearest farm
house. A3 tho forms aro generally on
elevated ground the folks can boo tho
cart a long way ouyhnd ns wo pull up in
fiont of tho liouso tho old Boer and his
wife slop out to bid us welcome although
we aio icrfect strangers, and before wo
havo aono shaking hands the Kaffir ser
vants 010 busy outspanning our horses,
while tho good wife, or 4,frau," as she is
called, huriies away to procuro tho best
cheer her humblo dwelling affords.
Tho Boers, although so hospitable,
mako a distinction in their attentions to
Englishmen and Americans, at leant all
my ft lends and I havo found such to bo
tho case A fow weeks ago, as I pulled
up at 11 f ai nihouso about sundown, weary
vv ith my long day's rldo and covered
with dust, another cart containing four
men pulled up nt tho samo time. Wo
were lcccivcd in tho usual manner, and
although thcro was really no accommo
dation in tho liouso for five unexpected
guests, it novcr entered into tho mind of
our host to hint at such a thing. Tho
occupants of the other cart were En
glishmen, and my boy, Jan Falboy, tak
ing in tho bituationuta glance, and wish
ing to procuro mo tho best possible quar
tets, told tho old man that I was an
American. Tho result was that my
now ly mado ft iends occupied two bods,
whilo I had ono nil to myself.
No matter how lato n traveler may
picsent himself, lx ho Jew or Gentile,
Englishman or American, and ask a
night's lodging, tho Boer's door will in
htantly open to him and somo ono of tho
family will cheerfully turn out of his
bed and give it to tho stranger, nnd pos
sibly find another for himself in tho hay
Tho Boer, in tho construction of his
dwelling, docs not nsplro to any higher
class of nichitccturo than what pleased
Ids gtamlfathcr nnd father beforo him.
It consists of four plain walls of un
burn t brick-. Its floor is tho honest earth
with a coating of pounded ant nests
mixed with blood nnd cowdung. How
o or repulsive this may seem to your
ideal, it has a nice, sweet, wholesomo
smell, nnd wcro it not for tho fleas which
infest every Boer's liouso I could find no
objection to it, as it has a very cool effect
in tho hot, dry weather.
There aro generally only threo rooms
and n kitchen or "combaso" in tho house,
tho front 100111 opening directly onto the
stoop with two bedrooms on either bide.
Tho furniture is of tho plainest kind; tho
chief ornament, us well as tho most uso
ful article, being tho old Dutch clock
which stands majestically in tho corner,
uumbciing tho days ns well as tho seconds
of tiic li es of thoso honest men. No ex
pensive oil paintings adorn tho walls, but
conspicuously resting on an ornamental
tablo of auciont date is tho family Biblo
on which ov cry Boer prides himself. 'I
failed to find any other kind of litem
tuic, with tho exception of a few school
books nnd tho "Ready Reckoner" which
every Boer in tho country possesses.
I am writing tills letter at my friend's
houses Fai mcr Von Dikpcnsc. Wo havo
just finished tho evening meal, and as I
write ho and ids family sit with mouths
wido open to soo the pencil movo bo rap
idly over tho paper, for thcro is, not a
mini of fifty miles around who could
writo Iiis own namo in letters smaller
than his thumb nail. I am quite a lion
among theso people, being connected
as I am with an American newspaper.
Thoy aro very religious, and naturally
a peaceful people, but when thoir rights
aio laiupcicd with they rise to a man
nnd show that although thoy are ignor
ant farmcis, thoy nro Bklllcd in tho uso
of the liflo, and provo it with deadly ef
fect upon their foes. Thoy nto very eatly
lisuisund go about their work long be
fore tho win Is up. Tho men generally
pile out of lied about U o'clock in tho
morulug, and tho first man up has
to mako cofTco and call tho rest.
Such to tho unwritten law. Thoy
work in tho veldt till noon, when they
havo tho hearlicbt meal of tho day. The
heat is generally intense at this hour, and
ns soon as tho meal is finished the liouso
is closed up to keep out tho flics and
every man, woman and child take thorn
bohes off to thefr beds, whero thoy bleep
boundly till tho hoot of tho day Is over.
when tney icsumo their work till sun
down, lu tho evening, after supper, tho
people bit lound tho room barefooted,
when a tub is passed round nnd each per
bon bathes his feet in it. At first Iused to
object itrongly, but found that tho re
fusal gavo offense. Now, however, I
take caro to get uenicst tho door, whero
I can haro n better chanco of using tho
tub first. It is an old custom and ono
that induces bleep.
When tliis foot bathing is finished the
old Boer gets down tho family Biblo and
tho prajcrs for tho night nro read. They
uing without hymn books, and most lust
ily, too, and St is to bo regretted that thoy
know so fow tunes, for tho only ono I
havo ever heard Is tho tunc ot tho Ono'
llundicdlh Psalm. They follow tho
teachings of. tho Dutch Reformed church,
and every Sunday, no matter what tho
weather is, tho horses aro spanned into
tlio cart at an early hour to tako thorn
to church, which in somo cases is thirty
miles away from their homes. Cor. Sau
Go to W. D. Jackson and got a pho
tograph of yourself and chlldron.
IN THE BOER
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