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GOLDSTEIN A MIGEL
OUR -: FREEJTD
A jBandsome Shawl or Scarf,
A Oloak, a Wrap, Jacket or Jerseys, '
An Elegant Dress Pattern,
Pine Handkerchief, Hosiery or GloveSi
Set Table Damask and Napkins to match,
500 other Things at half usual Prices.
Joj? et Gentlemani
Fine Silk Umbrella, Gotl Hcnd, only $1.75,
Very Fine 811k Umbrellns, Gold Handles, $2.00 to $3.00,
Fine Neckwear, Handkerchiefs, Gloves and Hosier) ,
Cuff Buttons, Scarf Pins and other Jewelry,
Collar ana Cjttff Boxes, and Fancy Sets,
Fine Embroidered Night Shirt,
Silk Mufflers and Wrist Warmars.
Pminfi Vop (li Piopli it Popular Prion.
4 Big Drive in Toboggan Caps.
sV OPEN EVERY NIGHT UNTIL 9 O'CLOCK.
The Hon. Mayor's Stlrrintr Ad
dress to the Oounoll.
The Webitcr Street Newer Contract
The Hon. City Council met last
eight in regular session, Major Hindi
man in the chair. Minutes of last
meeting were read and adopted. The
regular business of the evening was
opened by a stirring address from
Mayor Hinchman, a verbatim report
of which is as follows:
OentUmcn or the City Council
It has for jcars been the custom of
he mayor, as he may deem it proper
and of importance, to issue a procla
mation. Believing it to bo proper
this evening, I will make you a short
talk. I haobecn absont from you
for nearly threo weeks, having been
called to Kansas City by a telegram,
on urgent business, but now I am at
home, in good health once more.
Gentlemen, if 1 talk to you in earn
est on this occasion I trust you won't
think I am angry or fault-findinc, as I
mean in kindness every word I am
going to Bay.
First, our administration thus far
has been, in my opinion, much the
samo as all previous ones in Waco too
tardy, to slow and too fogy. Wo are
not putting forth that energy and work
that tho peoplo who placed us here,
by our large majorities, hao a right to
expect and demand of us. I trust that
from this day forward, during the term
we have to servo, that we will double
our energies and diligonce and will be
at least as enterprising as tho snakes
that crawl through the grass on our
prairies, as they shed their moss backs
once a year and come out in tho new
garbs something that Waeo hasn't
dono for many years. She is still in
her swaddling elothes. I truly hope,
gentlemen, that each and every one of
you will agree with me to night, that
we will try and inaugurate tho dawn of
a new era in Waco.
Our principal streets ought to bo
well paved, and can be without raising
our present rate of taxation one cent;
it is dono in Kansas City, Fort Worth
and Dallas, and other prosperous cities
and can be done in Waco, and in a tew
yoars we can reduco tho rate of taxa
tion and when some of our streets are
paved our property advances about
fifty per cent at once, and should wo
antagonize anyono now by such a
course tho result would mako many of
them our friends. This is tho case
with all tne above mentioned cities.
If your honorablo body approves of my
?lans, wo will visit Dallas and Fprt
(forth and seo and learn, for ourselves
if I am correct, and should you not
doom it proper for Waco to foot tho
bill for our improvement committees
and engineer to go thero with mo,
then I will do so, willingly, going
myself with said gentlemen and adis
ing them of my plans.
TO THE WATER WORKS COMMITTEE.
What are your prospects? Gentle
men wo aro burning daylight, paying
$75 per hydrant, and onlv a few
months until wo will again bo without
a contract. Tnis matter has hung
over Waco liko a cloud lor many yoars.
I am aware you havo a hard under
taking, but gentlemen, tho harder tho
work, tho harder you must work.
This aggravated question has dam
aged our eitv already, verv near as
much as a scourge of yellow fever
would damage it. Mr. Lacy, nlease
take 'these papers, call your committee,)
Vases and Stands.
Smokers' Stands, Etc
together, with Alderman Herbert and
Mr. J as. Hi. .bgan, wbo aro experts on
water works, and investigate, very
carefully, and when you aro ready to
report, notify mo and I will como and
advise with you. I think, gentlemen,
you will find in these papers an excel
lent proposition to water tho city at
$50 per hydrant, and bclor St. Louis
rates to tho consumers. This propo
sition is tho result of a correspondence
that I have had for several months,
and I sincerely tmst you will find it
far ahead of anything wc havo yet
had. I had truly hoped we would be
able to trade with the present corpora
tion, as they havo good water, and
ourselves and citizens aro in favor of
patronizing home industry, if it is as
good and cheap us abroad, otherwise
wo will mako tho best contract possi
blo for our people. No enemies to
punish, no friends to reward, only to
do tho greatest -amount of good we
can to tho groat est number of people,
should bo our motto.
TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Gentlemen, wo aro carrying consid
erable of a floating debt, somo of it
past duo and protested and mo'ro com
ing duo soon, with little money in tho
treasury. Do you know that the pro
tests are very damaging, as they are
wired all over tho country and are
ruining our credit. Wo will soon be
out of credit as well as monoy. Gen
tlemen, pleaso call your committco to
gether and advise ways and means to
liquidate these clogs to tho wheels of
our city, which nature has dono moro
for than any city in Texas, and with
tne artiuciai work ot paving our
streets and securing more railroads and
factories wc can make the best oity in
our grand state -
I have been for a long time corres
ponding with some parties for somo
cheap money, with which wo can pay
our debts and reduco our present rate
of interest (10 per cent.) compounded.
I think the result will be favorable.
Iho parties are going to visit us soon
and if providence is kind to us and
lets tho sun shine, there is no doubt of
success, bhould it rain, and should
they bog down on Austin street, then
all is up with us Hope for the best
AS TO TIIE NEW C1TV LIMITS
I havo to say, do not let us overload
ourselves with black-waxy land that is
not well improved, for fear wo will loso
more than we gain. Let us bo con
servative and reasonable. All cities,
however, must from tinio to timo en-
largo their territories. I am moro for
better laws than larger territory.
You havo ray most hearty approval
of your course in my absence in the
matter of tho variety theatre. I do
not know what tho character of tho
proposed variety show may be, but I
object to such institutions generally as
damaging, especially to young men,
and a blight to tho respectability of a
city. Tho existing law may be against
us and if it is so an ordinanco will be
suggested by mo covering suoh caes.
at an early dato. To tho improvement
committco l aesiro to say, build as
many crossings as possiblo beforo tho
next wet season so that tho dear pupils
of tho publio freo schools may bo ablo
to get to their desks, and tho ladies
whom we all love may bo able to go to
enurca or snopping at their pleasure,
and I will improve tho sidewalk ordi
nanco rapidly under the new charter.
Thanking you for past courtesies, I
remain truly yours,
Mayor of Waco.
The address was listened to with ear
nest attention. Mayor Hinchman has
just returned from a tour, ana hja ob
sorvatlons of tho life, vim and push in
4 FOR CHOICE BARGAINS
PLAIN AND FANCY
TRIMMINGS TO MATCH.
Ladies' 4-plykipep Collar 5c,
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Our Hosiery and Glovo Department cannot bo oxcollod.
J. S. HABER.
I3JT THE JaAJSTtt&TJFT STOCK
THEBB ABE 130,000 FOTJ3STIDS
FANCY . CANDIES
-A-ISTD -A.3 JOUEIMiElKrSE LOT OP
All fresh and new. These goods must be
sold regardless of cost during the present
month. K you have any use for Christ
mas goods at all, it will pay you to
examine them or send an open order.
-AJLiSO the labqest stock of
CIGARS, TOBACCO AND GROCERIES,
GENERALLY. EVER THROWN ON THE WACO MARKET AT COST.
JOHN F. MARSHALL, Trustee.
Waco, Tex., December 14, 1888.
The Ltaest of ETerrthlHin the Men's Furnishing Goods Line.
-- JETORYIHiES Ss CORBY. -1-
" -A.TTSTIN- A.-VE3STXTE.
other cities breathe through tho com
munication, Tho old adago that "Ho
wbr hesitates is lost," is capable of a
moro homely but not less truthful ren
dition, as tho city which stands still is
lost, and this idea seems to be tho
spirit of the mayor's address.
A Mr. L. Zappandesky, who with
his wagon was some time ago thrown
over tho embankment approaoh to the
Fifth street bridge over Barron's
branch presented a petition to the
council, praying for damages for inju
ries and loss sustained. Tho petition
Tho main business of the evening
was tho consideration of tho construc
tion of a sower on Webster street from
Fifth street to tho river, aDdistanco of
some two thousand feet. A bid to
construct samo for onodollar per lineal
foot was mado at last council.
A diversity of opinion as
to tho advisability of in
curring tho expense, opened up a lively
discussion in which Aldermen Oaruth
ers, Lacy, Fosgard and Herbert took
prominent part. It was finally re
solved to build tho sewor, and the con
tract was awarded to Mr. Baade. Tho
terms aro ono third cash, balance in in
definite time. Motions on oity bound
ary lines wero lost. Tho council ad
journed at a reasonable hour.
Spoolal attention 1b called to No.
403 Austin ave. Mr. LeDoux's com
plete stock of tine Jewelry, consisting
or dlaraods, watohes, bronzes. Import
ed and Brass clocks, flno Silverware
oco. no tens us tnat no is overstocked
aud in order to reduce It, he will sell
at a great reduction during Decern
bor. He will not be undersold. t
J.oauiana Htnt Lottery,
Order your tickets from D. Domnau
& Bro., opposite the McClelland hotel
Waco, or at Dallas and Tmnnln. T.tb.
j oral rates to clubs.
THIS WEEK GO TO .
Prices to Astonish You In
Hurrah for Christmas!
To-morrow will be the busiest day in
Cotton receipts aro large. Prices
to-day were off.
Ono of the important social events
of the season is to occur January 1C.
Turkeys are selling freely at 76
cents for hens and ono dollar for gob
blers. City and county taxes must bo paid
by January 1st. After that tho fuss
Warm suns and clear weather are
making the wheat crop to grow im
Trade in groceries is brisk and de
livery horses aro earning thoir feed
See a white, blaok spotted, pointer
lost dog in cheap column, and the fino
Tho thermometer reached sixty-four
to-day under tho genial influence of a
warm south breeze.
A largo number of countiy peoplo
are in tho oity daily, and Austin street
is getting very hvoly.
It will bo ton days beforo the rest
less feet of the little folks will again
bo turned schoolwards o' mornings.
Tho columns of the N.ews are open
for abort crisp arguments on the city
charter pro or con, by correspondents.
Mayor Hinchman says that as soon
as the new charter, goes into effect he
will seo that tho sidewalk ordinance
i carried into rapid and certain effect
MEN'S AND BOYS'
HATTERS AND FURNISHERS,
Sole Agents for the. Dunlap Hats.
xl JONES i
Before selecting your Christmas
presents call on . P. LcDoux, for
prices. His stock of jewelry is com
plete, and prices low, 403 Austin ave.
The health of tho city, whioh was
wonderful in November, seems likely
to bo more so in December. Deaths
seemto be crowded out by births and
Now Years day of 1889 falls on the
first day of the first month of tho year,
beginning at a fraction of a second af
ter midnight of the last day of the
Eiesont year and ending in the cala
The city taxes of Waco, $1.50 on
the hundred dollars, seem to be pretty
high, but they aro, on the authority ot
Mr. Otis W. David, less than in any
other city of equal or greater size 'in
Rabbi S. ltoscnburg of tho congre
gation Rodef Sholem will conduct the
services this evening at the temple
Rodof Shn'om. Ho will act as cantor
in somo parts ol tho services. Scr-
ices commence precisely at S o'clock
Everybody cordially invited.
A meeting of kicking suburbans is
to be held Saturday night at the little
whito church and school houso on
Franklin and Twentieth streets, to
hear reports from the committco who
havo all the week been canvassing for
signatures to a protest against the
new city charter and to raise money to
carry on tho fight at Austin.
Tho matter on which complaint was
filed against a newspapor reporter,
whioh led to his arrest, a correct ac
count of which was given in the News
last evening, will bo adjusted to tho
vindication of tho young man. An
order for money to pay the amount on
which complaint was made was loft
here in the city and the case was one
of misapprehension and mistake of
The multiplication of butcher shops
in Waco, to which attention has been
several times directed, is said to be due
to tho fact that several parties in the
country who hao cattlo aro unablo to
disposo of them living, and aro open
ing shops to sell tho meat. Somo
havo cut prices deeply in order to get
trade, selling the best outs as low as
Tho new boundaries of the city, a
cut of which was published in the
Trade Review, is somewhat remarka
ble for its sinuosities, seeming to havp
started from somewhere with a vague
purpose of going to some undefined
nowhere and to meander about in a sort
of tranccndental delirium of languor,
like tho erratio wandorings of a youth
taking in tho town about midnight.
The crookedness is, however, only
seeming, the boundaries having been
fixed with patient deliberation and
every turn from a straight line is for
good and sufficient reason, such as
would commend itself to any sensible
The twenty names of porson sub
scribing fivo dollars per month each,
during the winter to a fund for the re
lief of tho poor, laoks only ono this
evening. Nineteen persons havo sub
scribed and thero is just room for one
moro. That fivo dollars a month will
cover up or blot out a good many little
peccadilloes and a receipt for its pay
ment bo valuable, when tho soul
stands trembling at the gates of Para
dise as St. Peter makes up its balance
account, for charity covers a multi
tude of sins.
Off for the New Oity.
Mr. C. 0. Cook and Mr. D. A. Berk
shire, gentlemen who have for a good
many years been respected and active
citizens of Waco, have cast thoir for
tunes in New Birmingham, the El
Dorado of eastern Texas, and aro for
warding preparations to leavo for their
new home:;. They will under tho firm
name of Cook & Berkshire build and
oporate a planing mill and sash and
door factory, and aro now negotiating
for tho machinery, boilers, &o. Mr.
Berkshire will loaye for New Birming
ham on Tuesday next, going overland
wih teams, and begin at once the erec
tion of buildings for the mill and
houses for the two families. Waco
win lose ana Mew Birmingham' gain
inn guuu uivixeui.
Leather Valises a Specialty.
If you want tho best and only re
liable weatherstrip that's made for
Eroceouon agamst coia, aust ana rain
uv Browne's natent metal I In nt
Horsfull & Cameron's. Exclusive
agents lor Waco.
Capt. T. A. Blair Is off on a trip to
Mr. Hugh Thompson Is In, the city
Mr. W. II. Cameron is back from a
trip up tho road.
Major C. B. Pearre, has returned
from a trip to Dallas.
Mr. J. R. Bennott goos to West to-
uigan, on Dusinness.
Capt. A. M. Herring has returned
from court at Tylor.
Mr. Shell Sparks of Sabine Pass is
In the oity on a visit to parents and
Tho oharmlug Miss Nettle Itotan,
who has beon visiting Miss Moody, at
Gt-lvoston returned homo this mor
Mr. J. W. Mann is expected this
evening back, from a trip to Lebanon,
xenn., and Lexington, ivy.
A party and danoe complimentary
to tho jovial Mooushtue Club, comes
off to-night at the hospitable resi
dence of Mr. C. C. MoCullpon.
Miss Virgle Ewoll, of Louisiana,
the daughter of Hon. John Ewell, is
visiting Mrs. T. D Hays and Miss
Miss Willie Holbort, who has boon
visiting Mrs. E. C. Ovorby, leaves
this evening for nor home In Bre
mond. Mrs. Ella Lark will accom
Bessie Jennings, a little daughter of
Judge J. N. Jennings of Colorado
City, is at tho home of Mrs. M. A.
Tolson, Fourth and Webster streets,
Mrs. J.B. Gilmer, Mrs. W. L. Hill,
Mrs. Motz, and Mr. J. E. Elgin are In
Houston, being prosent last night at
the wedding of Miss Nettle Elgin,
daughter of R. M. Elgin and oousln of
Capt. J. E Elgin. The bridegroom
was Mr. A. M. Weatcott of Houston,
Capt. Elglu returned this morning.
Houso-keepers, bear in mind "money
saved is money mado." Why stay iu
old ruts when you can live on the fat
of tho land ? For instance, we sell
Cutting and Lusk's three-pound goods
(assorted) for $2.00 per dozen. Did
you over hear of such a thing ? We
havo everything you can call for. Our
morning tourist, Mr. Adams, mount
ed upon a fleet mustang, will take your
order. If you 'phone us our Mr.
Brown will, while wrapping up goods,
hook his ear over the wire and register
your order. And we will deliver with
dispatch, core and neatness.
Jamks R. Robinson,
Waco, Dec. 10, '88.
The House of Lords under Its new
proprietor, Wes. Damron, is dispens
ing to Its patrons the finest imported
and domestic liquors, wines and ci
gars. The best brands of old Ken
tucky whiskies passed over the bar.
Frost), cool beer always on tap.
Polite attention and satisfaction guar
anteed. This house Is open day and
night, and your patronage Is respect
fully solicited. r
A demand for household goods at
Meek & Co.'s commission house, 318
Nothing but bargains offered at
Meek & Co's., commission house, S18
Leave orders for roses, plants, fruit
and ornamental trees at Perry's Pa
cific hotel Hock. ,t
The quail is transformed from his
natural beauty to a delicious dish at'"
tho Silycr Moon. ' s
If you want a (fine livery turnout
patronize Molder& Hearne's, north
side of the public square.
Watches and Jewelry repairing,
Diamond mounting and Engraving at
E. P. LeDoux, 403 Austin avenue, f
My store will be open every nighty
10 o'clock until after the holidays.
Mrs. B.J. Do
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