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WACO EVENING NEWS.
WACO, TEXAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1888.
L 8. 1? R L 8. m R.
SCIENCE AND PROGRESS.
MEN'S LIGHT WEIGHT TOP GOATS.
We liavo for inspection a very elegant assortment
of dents' Light Weight Overcoats.
Just the Thing or This Season of the Year,
Every gentleman should call in and look at tho lino ot lancy
Cassirnero Light Woighfc Overcoats, from $0 to 23. Our Fancy Di
agonals from $7.50 to $20, and our stock of blue, black and light col
orod corkscrew ovorcoats from $8.50 to $22.50. and if you desiro Bomoth'g
ov" .xcl Neat,
Take u look at tho assortment of Light Weight Kerseys in London
Smoko shades fiom $12.50 to 18, and the Light Weight Meltons and
Kaney Worsted Overcoats from
$10 TO $22.50
WE ARE SELLING A SPLENDID LINE OP
Fancy - Revei?ilble
At $10, $12.60, and $16, tho Style and Finish is Just Right.
Our Assortment 1b Largo and all can have a Choice Seleotion.
K FIT GUARANTEED.
We Make n Specialty of our $10, $12.50,
$ 1 3 . 5 o and $ 1 5 Light Weight Top Coats
Handle or purchase mcrytlilng In the Produce line, and respectfully aek our friends
to call or mako conalpiinicntB. Wriinrnnt-e I'ull Market I'rlco niul at-
lutucllon lu i:rrj l'urticulnr. Try us and he convinced,
ITSrOIVWOOr) Sc GhATX".
JOHN 13. MAYFlBIvD,
BANKER 1 PAWNBROKER.
John D. Mayllcld wishes to stnto to tho people that ho lends money on HoiuehoM Fur
niture, Teams, IlugKiei, Carriage, I'Utolt, Musical Instrument, and all other articles
of value, with or without removal, and Tor as long tlm6 as the Interest 1b kept paid. Also
buys, sells and oxchangcB railroad tickets, discounts notes, londs on all regular hanka
hlo paper, Teal estate, etc. A Mil line of unredeemed pledges for sale. On $10 deposits
12 per cent, interest allowed. Austin street near the plaa,
o-Tlii Tixei Siulqgi-lioin liioolitlon.-o
Anmrancns, through Its secretary, Mr. Jno. D. MayHeld, that It now has ocry share
in Us tloo.OCO stock In force. That It has bought and built for the people oHVaco, during
tho past year, thlrty-sK homes. Tho association will buy you a home if you only havo a
small amount of tho purchase price to pay and will allow you long time on tho balance,
with small monthly payments.
TheFasMonaWe Merchant Tailor
I have Just received a most elegant lino of Im
ported and domestic goods for tho fall and win
ter trade, which 1b now open lor Inspection,
and at prices never boforo heard of. I employ
none but first-class workmen.
THE WHITE ELEPHANT
NEWLY FITTED AND FURNISHED.
Airiest and Handsomest Saloon in the City.
FINEST WINES, LIQUORS, & CIGARS,
Poll t Ho mid Skillful Unrkccpcrs.
All tho Favorite Prohibi-
10H M h. p.H U '"' I"' Jjj
Imm JJlCt if llieMAMTOR,
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Kill inniifH : Tt.Tr
LOUISIANA STATE LOTTERY
Order your tiokets from D. Dotnnnu
& Bro., opposite MeLellnud Hotel.
A I.nrty In Ncarrh of her Father.
Atlanta, Oct. 20. About a month
ago the death of Mr. MarkBrotherton,
at Jacksonville, ot yellow fever, was
published. Mrs, Brotherton is now in
Atlanta. She states that her brothar-
in-law, Capt. V, H. Brotherton, was
very kind to ner, out ner one wisn
now is to find her father.
Mrs. Brotherton is an only daugh
ter of Mr. P. W. H. McMillan. While
she was attending school at Thorpe
Springs, Texas, she met Mr. Mark
Brotherton and became engaged to
him. Her father objected to the
match, and she ran away and married
the man of her choice, At long inter
vals her father wrote to her, always
statiag that it would be useless for her
to answer as he would be at some
other place before the letter could
The last time she heard from him
was ten years ago, and then he was in
Mexico. Mrs. Brotherton has five
children, all girls. She will return to
Jacksonville to secure what things she
left behind, and then begin in earnest
the search of her father, who loved
her dear'y in years gone by, and who,
she believes, will gladly welcome her
ana tne i.ttie ones.
To Ailtnncn the 1'rlrc or Coke
Pittsburg, 'Pa., Oct, 21. Arrange
ments have been made for a meeting
of coke produces this week when prices
will be advanced to $1.25 per ton,
W nre LMcnscd to Inform the Public thnt we huvoliccn
Appointed Sole Agents for the Celebrated
J -Tsa 11 I x LSffiC 1
Cuffs ami Collars for Gentlemen.
These Goods are Warranted Pure Linen and Hand
Made Button Holes.
in. Solomon k Roil
Cor. GtlA elmlcI
to take effect Nov. 1. A slight in
crease in the wages of coke woiks will
probabjy follow the advance in the
price 01 cokc
I.lttloRock OpiioMtMl to 1 lie One Man
Little Rock, Ark., Oct, 19. Since
the recent sale of the Cotton Belt Rail
road, the tact has become more ap
parent each day to the people of Lit
tle Rock that they must do something
or go backwark, as Gould controls all
the roads entering the city. This led
Monday to a rousing meeting of the
board of trade, at which a proposition
was made to John O'day to give him
$50,000 and other valuable assistance
if he corld extend the St. Louis and
San Francisco road to Little Rock.
A committee was appointed to con
fer with the officers of the Memphis,
Little Rock and Indian Territory
Railroad to see what assistance they
would need from this city in building
their line, the committee to pledge
and raise it.
T. H. Martin, superintendent of
construction of the Louisiana, Arkan
sas and North Central Railroad, which
is surveyed to pass through here, said
he would soon be ready to begin con
structed and wanted to accept the
proposition made the San Francisco
FuNNGiiEcr Train Jliirlcal
Homo, Oct. 21, 18S8. Dlsimtchsfrom
Potonza says ton cars of a train
crowded with oxcursionifets from tho
Naples fotos woro crushed In it romoto
portion of thnt district by ft land
slide constating of about ilfty motres
of rock. Tho telegraph lino being
broken by tho fall of rock help was
delayed two hours. Tho sceno thnt
followed tho dlsustor wns horrible
Tho sovoroly injured passongors and
nlnoty corpses havo boon taken from
tho wroclc. There nro still two cars
burled bonoatli tho rock, and It la
certain tho list of dead will bo Increas
ed. Tho work of excavation continues.
Altuiiiloiii'il licr Children.
Denison, Oct. 21. To-day a wo
man aged apparantly about twenty
five years attempted to abandon two
children agedabaut five and two years.
She carried them down to the Union
depot and put them on the Mineola
tram and left them, she coming up
town. The little fellows set up a cry
and a policeman was called, who took
the children and hunted up the woman.
She was indignant when the children
were shown her. Why she wanted to
rid hersejf of them is not known, nor
would she make any explanation in
regard to her conduct.
Tin- Tcxiirhnnn Uuitrnntliio.
Texarkana, Oct. 20. The present
eyesore of Texarkana is the Quaran
tine Station established on the Texas
side, two miles west of town. The
stated object of this quarantine busi
ness is to protect Texas against yel
low fever. The State employs and
pays the necessary help, and although
the Board of Health here and public
opinion alike condemn the quarantine
as no longer necessary, it is neverthe
less continued, and a large number of
persons from various sections of the
country are detained. No one here
any longer has the leait fear of fever,
and even if they did, there is no pro
tection afforded by the present man
agement, the guards at the station
coming into town and going about at
will. It was not generally known that
so many people were detained until
A Kuro Way.
"John," Bald Ura, lier.tloy, "supposo jou
hoard a noifce down stubs a rut didn't Know
wlielW It was the dog or a Ixirglar, would
j on Ik) sncuul as toaend me down to Ibid
"Ho, dear," aild Mr. ISoiitley; "1 hno a
better way than Uwt. I'd wait until uext
tnornlug. K tho silver ni gone, I'd know it
t us lmrnL'ui, ui.d if tho silver was not gone,
I'd know It wan the dog." Harper's Ilanr.
Ilo 1 limit break off my engagement,
Bho Why fbould you do ttiatl
He Well, ) our father has failed; how can
ho support a son-in-law In the ttyle in which
She Why, you gooso, lie failed on purpose
to meet tho extra exponsol Harper's Bazar.
Lncy koops tho best rod ubIi anthra
Ttiero Is to bo a cablo from Java to Macas
tar. Tho Suq2 canal takes In about 11,000,000 a
uioutb In tolls.
Spain Is to build Ave or six Ironclads In
her own country.
A canal will soon be built between tho
Black and Caspian sons.
There nro S,300 miles of mains for convey
ing natural gas In this country.
Tho sights of the now British rlflo allow
tor an elo atlon up to 2,800 yards.
Texas Is putting down artesian wells, 0110
of v. hleli is to yield a million gallons por day.
The probablo cost of tho Nicaragua canal
Is put at between 940,000,000 and (50,000,000.
Tho first ecllpso upon record was a lunar
one, and was observed at Babylon 721 B. C.
An American company has leased Abouklr
bay from tho Egyptian government to grow
The apparent objections to twin screws for
great ocean ships havo produced a call for
ocean paddle. w heels. .
Totilou-xj Is to hiwo a now electric light
and iwncr Installation, driven by a water
fall of about 2,0.0 horso )oner.
An artesian v. ell sunk under tho salt
waters of Nuw York bay, on tho Jcrmy side,
produces pure fresh water In abundance.
At 280 janU tho Iencl riflo would go
through tw o men. Tho French arsenals have
enough nmunltlon tomipply each soldier with
2,500 cut ti ldgcs.
In Fimico there nio22,:HU national schools
for gills and U7M foi- bojs. Tho first
named tti e conducted by female teachers and
tho lost by males
Tho greatest shooting over dono in a slnglu
day was by Loid Wnlmlngham on his moor
on Aug. SO lie killed 1,053 grouse in thlr
touu hours, there being forty drhers.
Tho rnngo of 20.000 yards, attained by clo
vatlng one of tho new est breech, loaders to
45 ilegs has ted to the calculation that tho
111 ton gun fired at that elevation would
carry twenty miles.
A rnllwny from Vlsp to Zermntt, Switzer
land, hitherto considered impracticable, is
about to bo commenced. Its length will bo
twenty-eight miles and ite grade 8,100 feet.
It will bo narrow gauge without any cogs.
Tho quickest passage over made from land
to land across tho Atlantic was mado in
August by tho Allan steamer Parisian. From
Tory Island, off Movillc, to Bello Mo took
four dajs, seventeen hours and ten minutes.
The latebt thing In barometers has three
llttlo landscapes represeutlns a stormv. n fair
and a variable sky. Tho nso or fall of tho
mercury causos a thin ruhjajilato to cover or
reveal Uieso pictures, In ucwrdanco with tho
fichlstorlc human footprints havo been
found In volcanic rock In Nicaragua. Tho
priuts aru described as being 0' inches long,
4 Inches wide at tho hoel and 4 inches ut
tho toe. The apparent leugtb of tho foot
itself is 8 Inches.
The German military authorities havo x
porimentcd successfully with night attacks
by the aid of ok-ctrio light. The beam of
light is reflected from a mirror 200 yaals
distant from tho lamp, so that tho enemy
cannot tell whero tho battery is.
When the great gun which has thrown a
ball h1o en miles happens to bo aimed noi th,
a lateral deviation of 200 feet must bo tukou
Into account for the difference In rotating
speed between tho spot whero it is fired and
tho spot wberu the mlsblle will strike
Tho greatest span of a cantilever bridge is
that of the Forth bi Idgo, w hlch will bo fin
ished In October, 1SSH. It has two of 1.T10
foot each. Its extieme height will bo U01
foot aboi 0 high water, the foundations going
niuety-ouo font below high water.
Tho tolephono was allowed to bo used on
tiuuday for the first time in London a few
weeks ago. Tho managers of tho company,
it is said, bad giavo doubts about the result
of uch T.i innovation, but the lare ubo that
was 1111.de of the privilogo satisfied them.
Aiutiulla, it fcccms. has her transconti
nental mlhvuja too. Uvtn now one irmy
laud at Freemautlo or Albany and take train
'ooi-oss country" for tho othor colonies and
when tho proposed West Const lino is built,
the continent can bo tracrscd without a
There is a lake in Nevada which contains
tho largest deposit of natural hair dyo In tho
world. By bathing regularly in It it is pos
sible to change the color of your hair to a
goldin blonde, and It tho bathing bo per
b sUxl In any length of time, to a beautiful
During tho last thlity yiais there has been
a marked decrease of pauperism in London,
there being now ubout twcnt--flo iier 1,000.
'ibis, hOweer, sa)H Tho British Medical
Journal, dm not Imply n corresponding
diminution of poterty. It comes mainly
from the stricter admiiiUti atlon of tho poor
Homo fellow of a mathematical turn of
mind has been to the trouble to calculate that
Uiu liht of the full moon is equal to that of
i;l,00J,UOO,O0O,0U0,o:S0 cuudks, and that
withlu 0110 or two of that number of caudlos
could bu sot upon end on one-half thosurfaco
of U10 moon. This information will enable,
uny one to figure, up how much c cry full
moon is w oitli (o us, putting caudles ut, uy,
15 cents u dozen.
DAUGHTERS OF EVE.
Burnh Ornc Jowctt was born in (South l'er
wick, Ma, BeptS, DUO.
Frances Hodgson Burnett was bom in Man
chester, England, In lb-JU.
Laboucbcro says that "tho American girl
has almost entirely cut out the English girl
Ui public fn or."
The portrait of Ada Iloban, "as beautiful
a woman as actually sho Is n great come
dian," Is to bo painted by Mr. Mortimer
Mrs. William Morris is a woman of gnat
beauty, and, with hor two pretty daughters,
takes great interest tu ber husband's social
The widow of President 1'dlk, who Is in l.er
S7th year, Is feeble and rather forgetful, but
maintains her checrfuinesj and iuturest In
the world about her.
The grave of Helen Hunt Jackson Ij lit
erally covered with visiting cards left by
tourists who climb the mountain near Colo
rado Oprtngs to visit her lust testing place.
The large and elegant
AND LADIES' READY MADE WEAR,
Formerly Itcloiiging to
Will be thrown open
to the public
BEHEHBER THESE GOODS
t te Ui !
TO SATISFY CRED
THEY ARE BOUND TO GO !
Immense cuts in prices
have been made. Nev
er has such a choice
stock been offered so
low. Come and take
advantage of the bar
LEWINE BROS. STAND.
Austin & 0th Sts,
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