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WACO EVENING NEWS.
WACO, TEXAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1888.
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h HOLIDAY . GOODS
WHAT TO GIVE
Is becoming the all-absorbing question and
the People will be
1mWAKB 0 NIGHTSmD
Trying to think what would please their
Friends and Loved ones.
No Need of all this Worry and loss of Sleep, it can all be avoided by a visit to our
. F1NCY GOODS DEPARTMENT,-
For there you can find Just the very thing you want.
Wc have Presents for the Fathers,
Presents for the Mothers.
Presents for; the Sisters,
And Presents for the Brothers,
AND ESPECIALLY DO WE COMMENT ON PRESENTS FOR SWEETHEARTS,
WE GIVE A SPECIAL
-:- THB BOYS
That when they hny these Presents from ns it will gain their
WE ALSO HAVE A LARGE LINE OP TOYS
AND SANTA OLAUS GOODS FOR
And in fact every Department is showing Holiday
Goods of some Description.
-WILL BUY O-R. ZBTTILID YOn -A.
H O M E
On tlxe Installment -Plan..
TO-KCNT T MAYPIEIjP, secretaby.
The Fasbionalile Merchant Tailor
I linvo Just received n moat elegant Una ol Im
ported and domestic goods for tlio fall and win
ter trado, Mlilcli is now open for inspection,
ami at prices never before heard of. I employ
none liut llrst-clnss workmen.
Mrs. Fauuie Estellc & Mrs. O.L Wiley
With 12 years experience in dressmaking,
o arc both prepared to do first class vtork.
Wo therefore offer onr sen Ices to the ladies of
Waco, and BOllcit their kind patronage l'rlccs
reasonable and work guaranteed also beauti
ful decorative work, Austin avenue, No 100,';.
SI in. i K. Estklle.
Mits, O, L. W;ticv.
LOUISIANA STATE LOTTEIHT
Order your tlokotn from D. Domnau
& Bro., opposite MoLellund Hotel.
Who nra wkak. Np.uvoLS nnu
DKiuLiTATEi) and suffering front
NKllVOt'S llKIIIMTr, Bill I Nil.
WKAk'NESS, NHIIITLY XMISPlOKS
and all the effects of early kvii.
UAiiiTS, which lead to 1'Hkma-
I. 1TUUKDBCAV, CON8UUITION Or
ixfcAviTV. fiend for 1'eara1 Trca-
tlcs on ihskabi or max, vi Itli particulars ror
Cures guaranteed. No euro no pay J. S. 1'kah
U. and ou Church St. Nashville, Tenn.
Telephone John Farley for coal
GUARANTEE TO ALL
and OIX--lVS -i-
We are selling beadsteads as cheap
$2.00 Waco Furniture Company.
Old papers for sale at tlio Nnws
Go to Mason, Morgan & Co. for fat,
fresh and nico beef.
Leavo orders for roses, plants, fruit
and ornamental trees at x'errys a
cine hotel Mock. t
Go to J. L. Borgstorm to linvo your
pioturo taKen at J. u. ueairs oia
For a nlco clean shove go to Paul
Ground's Barber Shop, noxt to Chas
Kophals, cor. Austin St. and Square.
Peeler's Drug Storo for Perfumery, Face
Powders, Toilet Soap, Combs and llrushes,
Clira;ie8t In town.
Beautiful whisk broom holdors,
shell and glass boxes, at the 5 and 10
For a good hot aud cold lunch and
oysters in any stylo go to the White
Elephant, Goo. Delhi, manager.
An clogant stock 'of fancy perfumes,
comprising baskets, hlgh-heol sjiocs,
boots, fanoy pllchors, roller skates,
buttor plates and many other designs,
at the 5 aud 10 Cent Storo.
Iluy meat from Kirt Itlddlo. When
you pay cash you don't pay for what
somebody olso didn't pay for. t
Do not forget that Itlddlo sells lor
cash, and you can get meats from him
a great deal cheaper from him than
1 an &
BARGAINS! BARGAINS! BARGAINS!
A E Propose making this week a mem
orable one in the. way ot selling
Cheap Goods. : : : : :
ALL OF OUR BEADED TRIM
MINGS AT A DISCOUNT
Of 33 1-3 PER CENT.
Big Reduction in our Carpet Department.
CliOflKI CHEMPER THIH EVER.
H E Bad Weather has retarded business
and our stock is large, much too
large; it has to be reduced and prices have
been made accordingly. : : : : :
Miq ind Boyi' Clotylng iquit go is we mud
Lessing Solomon & Rosenthal,
Conner 5(h iqd Muifln Sfnsili.
A HOLD BVRQLARY.
Mr. A. Hayden who lives on North
Fifth street, went to sleep last night as
usual, and the entire family of seven
persons slept undisturbed until about
four o'clock this morning, when Mr.
Hayden was awakened by some un
usual noise and the barking ot the
house dog. He got up and looked
around, but saw nothing unusual, and
after looking at his watch, which lay
on the bureau, and which noted four
o'clock, went to bed and to sleep
again. He arose at his usual hour
about half-past five and having put
on his pants, felt as a man naturally
does who has money, of his hip pocket,
where his pocketbook was, to find it
gone. A burglar had evidently been
in the house, and such was found to
be the case. He had enteied by a
dining-room window and retreated the
same way. The pocketbook was
gone and on the floor lay a blank
check payable to bearer, which had
been in it. The watch lay on the bu
reau undisturbed, and in the upper
drawer of the bureau was a bag of
silver untouched, which seemed to in
dicate that the bold, bad man who
had been in the room had been dis
turbed before he had completed his
search tor money and other portable
properly. Entering the dining-room,
Mr. Hayden found his Sunday coat in
the window and the window closed
down on it, as if the burglar had in
tended to take that. Under the
dining-room window Mr. Hayden, by
the iip,ht of a lantern, found his empty
purse 'and several papeis which had
been in it. The pocketbook con
tained some forty dollars in paper
money, and Mr. Hayden is that much
poorer aud the burglar that much
The police of Fort Worth are paid
in city scrip, which is now at a dis
count of 25 per cent. Iheir nom
inal salary is J6o per month, but with
the discount off when their scrip is
cashed they get only $45.
C. Hymati for cigars and tobacco.
Fruits of nil kinds, Louis Llppmnn,
I'occry in niu nvwsiiupera.
Tiiero aro comparatively few weekly
papers in the country that pay for poetry.
One can almost count Uicm on ono's iin-
gcrs. T heso papers require that contri
utions shall reach a certain btnndunl of
excellence, and oven then tlio poems
must bo "timely." It in singular that
papers that pay nothing at all get very
excellent work. I have known poems
rejected by tho,"pay" journals to dato
an nlmost world wiuo reputation fiom
their publication in tho gratuitous col
umn. Tlio leading magazines pay good prices
for poetry, but much that they publish is
far inferior, as poetry, to that which ap
pears in tho weekly iucsj at Bcantier
rates. Tlio most valued contributor col
tlom gets moro than thrco poems a year
into tlio magazines, and thete, paid for,
say, at tho rate of 850 each, which is a
good price, do not provo a bonanza.
Writers of newspaper poetry fall into
ruts, which, seemingly, unfit them for
better work. Ono sees but seldom in tho
great magazines tho names of poets who
appear almobt weekly cjsowhero. Tho
young writer, who h&i but a frail hold
ou tho paying papers, llnds that ho sends
m too much poetry, and too oftenj und
when ho has overcrowded ono pigeon
holo of tlio editorial desk, his occupation
languishes. Editors, as a rule, will nc-
T. C. Harbaugh in Tho Writer.
Now Comes the Canino Cure.
The eccentricities of tlio medical pro
fession will novcr bo exhausted. An
American curgcon in his travels through
Europo noticed that tho peasants when
hurt by splinters, thorns or other dan
gerous substances would got their
wounds licked by their dogs, and that
they wcro speedily healed. Acting on
tills observation ho carefully examined
tho tonguo of tho animals, and recog
nized tho presence of a healing power of
high degree. So convinced wus hoof
tho truth of his theories that ho has
opened a canino hospital near Zurich in
Switzerland, whero dogs of various
breeds aro utilized in licking tho wounds
and nervous centers of tho patients,
under vigilant medical control. Already
wonderful cures havo been reported, and
if tho theories aro successfully realized
tlio canino euro may become tlio fashion
able crazo of tho thousands of visitors to
tho tnaa of Europe. San Francisco
A rrlendly Suggestion.
"Do you read all your stories over in
proof, Bcribular?" asked Candidus.
"Every ono of them."
"And get $10 a column for thoin'r"
Two for tho writing and eight for
reading tho proof, I suppose?" Harryr'if
An amateur chemist wants to know if
whisky will dissolve gold. No, sonny,
but it will mako it disappear.
Tho Japaneso army is now 150,000
strong. It will bo 000,000 beforo long.
In military circles it Is considered that
Osnmii DIgua is a myth.
BUdo up thy silver sands O booming sea.
Tho pines that skirt thco catch thy minstrelsy,
And over all tho forest on ell n I ono
That echoes but the music of thlno own.
Half silent, lit era glide, save murmuring vraves
Creak singing rtbero the sweeping current laves.
Whispering among tho pebbles, low and Bwoctj
80 low, so sweet, wild birds tho strain repeat
Down through great vchct cliffs, rich with green
Long, glittering chains, tho slipping torrents tost,
Shivering and darting ncath tho arching trees.
Thu wandering winds In mystio minor keys
Birg their lovn songs nbovo tho waves and rocks
In harmony that every heart unlocks.
Helen I Carey.
Smoking n Corncob Pipe.
"Exactly. Your head aches, your
eyes bother you and your throat is nlwnyB
parched," said n well known physician,
diagnosing tho caso of n patient. "Now
I can tell just what brings on tlicso diffi
culties. You smoko a corncob pipe.
Isn't that a fact?"
Tho sufferer replied in tho affirmative,
but was curious to know how tlio doctor
learned what kind of a plpo ho used.
"I sco so much of this that I couldn't
help knowing what nllcd you," explained
the medical tnnn. "Men apparently en
joying perfect health coino to mo every
day. They aro great big, robust fellows,
and they till suiter in tho samo causes.
At first I was nonplused, and led myself
to believe that it was a now disease, but
I Dually discovered that tho wliolo trou
ble was caused by corncob pipes. It
needs no credulity on your jinrt. Notico
yourself when you aro smoking a corn
cob 11 sickly, overpowering odor, which
fills up your throat and lungs, and causes
a smarting sensation of tho tongue. That
is tho Hiuoku of tho burning cob, and it
contain') enough crcosoto to euro a 1mm,"
Now York Evening Sun,
In tlio Nov? I'lmt Header.
"How tho wind blows!"
"Yes; it i:i almost, a hurricane. Seo
how it twists I ho branches off tho sturdy
trees! Many a good ship will go down
in tills gale!''
"Ah! but do you ceo tho woman? Sho
can scarcely fuco the howling wind."
"Yes, I boo her. Perhaps you think
her four children aro dying and sho is
going for 11 doctor."
"It mu'ot bo a cabo of lifo or death to
call her out."
"Nothing of tlio kind. Sho Is simply
after a novel and a pound of caramels,
mid blio will put in n couple of hours
bothering the storo clerks. Thcro it
another, and another a dozen of them."
"And will they go homo refreshed?"
"Very much to ten limes ns much as
If they had remained at home an J darned
stockings or cewed on a button or two."
Dctioit Freo Pres3.
A field for Invest Igatorx.
It was stated thirty years ago that nn
ordinary battery would impart to a lwr-
fect electric motor only ono horso power
of energy from a consumption of two
pounds ot nno per nour, wane n goou
Htcani cngino would givo an equal power
from two pounds per hour of tlio much
el .caper coal. Professor Ayiton now ns-
iierts, nowovcr, mat zmo uattcries may
yet bo made nn important and economi
cal sourcoof mechanical energy, and that
they may furnish it eolution of tlio prob
lem of converting tlio energy of coat into
electric energy without tlio wasteful
Gleam engine. Beforo this can bo ac
complished it will lo necessary to find a
process of uuburning tho oxidized zinc
at n cost compaiablo with tho cost of an
equal weight of coal, so that the mctui
may bo cheaply used over and over.
Tho Lift) of n Wutcli.
A first class Amciican watch, well
kept, will last thirty or forty years, or
sometimes even longer, beforo tho works
wear out, but tho avcrago lifo of an or
dinary low priced American watch is
ten years, und that of a Swiss watch of
tho hamo grade seven years. Tlio length
of lifo for a watch depends largely on
tho number of its jowels. Tho raugo of
prices for American watches nins from
t" to $500, tho costliest being a split sec
ond minute register timing wutcli. In
tho United States about 11,000 watches aro
manufactured ovcry day. Tlio Waitham
factory turns out 1, COO per day and tho
Elgin factory between 1,800 und 10,000.
Sufo to Employ.
Bank Official You say you would like
a position ns cashier.
Do you bolonir in tho citvV
A. wo: rvo como Horn Canada.
B. O. Is that your nativo place?
B. O. Why did you Jcavo it?
A. My doctor's advice.
B. O. Climato too Lovcrc?
B. O. Ever intend to go back?
A. Novcr: it would bo certain death,
B. O. Eureka! You nro lust tho mnn
wo want. Hcport in tlio moining and bo
installed as casiucr. innuuo uiuue.
Juauii' Mlnl.tcr ot Washington.
Muncmitsu Mutsu, Japaneso minister
at Washington, is u most abstemious
man as regards stimulants, but being n
scholar and philosopher ho tins shown 1111
inclination to tusto of American mixed
drinks an an experimental process. Ho
does not like our fancy tipples, however.
A few days ago lie tackled u gin llzz for
tho first time. "Ha!" ho exclaimed, in
an Oriental way, "it buzzes like ally and
btlngs liko a wasp." He will hereafter
coufluo hiiubclf to tea drinking. Now
I'ublo of Olden Time.
A farmer's wifo bunged licrtclfon a
trco in Ids garden. Ho married another
wife, and, curiously enough, sho, after a
few years, hanged herself ou tho tamo
tree. He married again, nnd third wife
did tho same. Tho fnrmcr wroto sadly
to a distant married friend to tell him of
tho mournful coincidence. In reply his
friend wrote t
"Tlierols great virtue cleailyin that
trco. Send mo a cutting." Filar John
Holiday goods 111 big varloty at the
Guild 10 (Jen tH tore
THE DEST EDUCATION.
That V1ilrh Trains Hand nnd nraln -'To-gethcr
A Great Mistake.
Each year brings to tho general public,
as well as to tho educators, tho convic
tion that tho present system of education
is Inadcquato to tho demands of tho day.
Tho great public, which is moro directly
interested in school methods than tho ed
ucators themselves, nro waking to tho
conviction that thcro is much useless ex
penditure of tlmonnd effort in putting
tlio boy and girl through tho courso of
study in tho schools. This conviction is
not limited to any class of intelligence.
It is permeating all classes. With this
rcoro complete view of education comes
antong tho higher classes n greater re
spect for skilled labor. In theso days
when riches suddenly tako to themselves
wings and lly away; when thero may bo
luxury ono week and penury tho noxt,
it is necessary for ovcry ono to bo pro
pared for theso emergencies. Tlio exi
gencies in business lifo cannot always be
foretold with accuracy. Tlio laws that
govern tho evolutions of commcrco aro
to a certain extent tho samo in their ten
dency and as unerring in their effect as
thosothat govern tho ovolutions of na
It has long been n great mistake of tho
rich to educate their children in tho ef
llorcscnccs of knowledge, and to teach
them to view manual labor ns lowering
in its tntlucnccs. But r.clf preservation
is ono of tho first laws of naturo aud
thcro aro comparatively few peoplo who
would rather starvo to death than work
with their hands. Tho instinct of na
turo is strong with us all, and thcro is
that consciousness in ovcry one, at least
in nearly ovcry ono, that forces him to
labor in order to savo his own life. Tho
complications of social conditions and tho
consequent comiictltion in all depart
ments of industrial und professional life,
together with theso sudden disappear
ances of fortunes, aro impressing upon
tho minds of all. tho rich ns well aa tho
poor, tho necessity of being forearmed.
Tlio man who is armed is always ready
for an attack. Tho man who lias rt
skilled brain nnd hand to fall back upon
is ready for an emergency.
If boclcty is to bo compactly built and
enduring wo must nil contrlbuto our
labor, not only to mako it so, but to
keep it so. Wo havo now as much of tho
disintegrating elements us wo need. Tlicbo
aro tho criminal classes, tho pauicrs, tho
insane, the bed ridden, tho homelesj, tho
aged, tho infirm. Wo havo in this wido
domain many that arc needy, but that tit o
not yet tho wards of tho public. With
tho uicrcaso of tlio population comes nn
incrcuso in society's burdens. Tlio com
plication in social conditions must bo evi
dent to every ono that will tnko the trott
bio to penctrato tho slight crust which
envelops lifo in tho United States. Tlio
only way to put nn obstaclo in tlio way
of this alarming increnso in our non-producing
class, or non-contributing classes,
is to cducatoour children to become pro
ducers nnd contributors. Tlio present
system of education is good do far as it
goes, but it docs not go far enough.
If all members of society wore produ
cers as well as consumers thcro would bo
less necessity for poorhouscu. Practical
education might, and undoubtedly would,
lessen the tendency to crime. An idlo
bruin is tho dovil's workshop is n saying
as truo as it is old. Thomas Cnrlylo'u
ringing sentences may bo quoted here.
Says tho great philosopher: "Produce,
produce, produce. If it bo but tho most
infinitesimal part of n product, in God's
uamu produco it, 'Work whilo It is yet
day, for tlio night comctii wherein no
man can work. " It is tlio business of
those who direct education to consider
theso facl3 deeply. Detroit Freo Press.
Tlio Young Man from College.
Collego bred young men nro without
cxpericuco on tho practical sido of life.
Tlio pushing, alert business man is not
particularly impressed wfih tho valuo of
a college degree in forecasting tlio mar
ket or determining tho valuo of "job
lots," becauso ho knows business is not a
theory nt nil, but a hard fact. Then,
too, collegians often givo thcmcelvea su
perior uirs, which do not go down with
their associates, tho majority of whom
havo icccivod honorablo scaru In their
fight with circumstances, nnd havo little
tenderness for carpet knights. More
over, tlio impressionablo nud formative
period of lifo having been epent in tho
bchool room, they havo not acquired that
alertness, that power to grasp it Inibincbs
hitunMonor problom nnd instantly colvo
it. Nothing in their school. books 'taught
them tho bhrowd, watchful readiness
competition makcB necessary.
Tnko tlio young fellow who left school
ns 1.0011 an ho had mastered tho rulo of
three, aud entered upon tho struggle for
existence. His mind was open to nil
itnprc&ions ho learned business with
out knowing ho was learning, ua n child
learno to talk. Ho has formed business
habits unconsciously. His mind was
molded to alertness, rapidity of thought,
promptitudo of action, tlio requirements
of business churactcr. Let tin illustrate.
Tnl.il n llttlii follow of 8 or 0 venns.
brought up in n well regulated home,
nndplnco mm bcsldo thu btrcet Arab,
bootblack or nowsboy. On tho score Of
mental activity und practical kuowled
and uhrowducua, tho latter will rim him
to cover in two minutes. Doc3 not como
uteh difTerenco exist between tho edu
cated young man and tho one to whom
business has been n matter of dally life
siuco early youth, which makes employ
ers prefer tlio latter? Baldwin's Textile
Tniitioltv; Co:u:el for Idi'litlCentlnn,
"The latest fad In prison manage
ment," -aid n prhon official, "is tattoo
ing. It ij a ready means of identifica
tion, nud is bound to bccoiuo popular in
prison inanugement, Sly idea Is to tattoo
u convict every tlino ho li imprisoned,
and then we'll havuhiu record uu clear an
tho moon at mldulght. Lot each penal
Institution adopt 11 different lumic or
monogram nnd the problem of identify
ing convicts will lx) bolvcd. It is tho
simplest and best system yet proposed,
To some persons it may beem it') har!i as
branding, but it uu'l. Tattooing Lu't
painful, and tlio marks could tu put ou
tho convict's back, arum or logs, and
would not embarrass reformed convicts.
Tattooing is now followed in Kovcral
"enal institutions ubroad." Buffalo Ex-
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