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GOLDSTEIN & MIGEL
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Goods Givep way.
Ladies' CO cent Moriuo Vests at 5 ots
Mou's 60 cont Undorshirts at 25 ots.
Ladles' SI ltlbbed Vests at 05 cents.
Ladles' nud Child's 50c Wool IIoso at
Children's 25o Wool Hose at 15 conts.
Child's 15c Wool Hoso at 10 conts.
Cloaks, Blankets and Comforts almost
Wool Volllngs, 0o value, 10c n yard
Flannels, worth iM to 50o, at only 13
to 25 cents a yard.
Cotton Flannels, worth 10 to 20 conts,
only 5 to 12 cents.
Read and Realize Our Prices.
o Down, Down They Go
EATON, HUN k C0.'S
4 Stock Must Go.
3 Car loads of Cnliforhla Can'd Fruits
3 Car loads of Texas Canned Fruits
2 Car loads of Baltimoro Cannod
Fruits and Vegetables.
2 Car loads of Alaska Salmon.
1 Car load Salt Fish.
I Car load of Evaporated Fruits.
1 Car load of Dried Apples.
The Largest Sock of Cigars in flu City.
--BESIDES A.3 XJML2S&J31X&E1
Slock Fancu Cpoceries
These Goods Must Be Sold.
Siqd In youp Dpdira wltf tli Cut).
JOHNF. MARSHALL, Trustee.
The Ltaest of Eienlhlnc la the Mw's FitmlsMng 6oofc Liae.
- jQRyriMras ss corby.
LYNHAM 5 DELftNEY,
LARD, FISH AND OYSTERS.
ANTELOPE AND DEER
HOW OH HAND AND FOB SALE TO-DAY.
Call and see ub.
Lynbam & Oelaney.
The now meat market of Haun &
Dollins, 721 Austin street, is under
full headway and doing a first-rate
business. The proprietors aio well
skilled in the business and aro servi ig
their customers with iho very choicest
meats to be procured. They take a
pride in selling the vcrv finest porter
house and sirloin steaks, fat and ten
der roasts from corn-led beef, with the
choicest pork roasts. Customers who
aro fastidious about their meats should
give them a call, as they Bell the best,
and at reasonable prices.
The House of Lords under Its now
J proprietor, Wes. Damron, Is dlspens
ntr to Its natrons the finest lninorted
and domes tio liquors, wines and cl-1
tuofey whiskies passed over tho bar,
Fresh, cool beer always on tap.
Polite attention and satisfaction euar-
auteed. This house is onen dav and
(nlgbt, and your patronage Jsrespeot-
500 Pair 25o Cashmoro Qloves at 10 ots
Dress Trimmings at half price.
Fine $10 Silk Shawls for $0.
Fine $3.00 Shawls for $2.00.
All Wool $1.50 Jerseys for $1.00.
Fine 53.00 Jorsoya for $2.00.
FIno Bisque Figures and all Fancy
Goods at half price.
Men's Underwear. Neckwear and
Handkerchiefs very low.
Children's underwear 25 ots to 50 cts,
worth 50 cents to $1.00.
1 Car load of Louisiana Molasses.
1 Car load of Pickles In Bottles and
2 Car loads Soda and Fotaib.
2 Car loans of Starch.
1 Car load of Pea Nuts.
1 Car load of Chewing; and Smoking
1 Car load of Brooms & Axe Handles,
CHEAPEST AND BEST
Selected : Stock
OF TOYS AND HOLIDAY (J06DS
In Waco 9
-IS AT THE-
5 & ID Cent Store
611 Austin Avenue, Be
tween 5th It Oth
7 GRAND PRESENTS GIV
O EN AWAY JANUARY
FIRST 1859. GOME AND
GET A TICKET.
LOUISIANA BTATE LOTTERY
Order your tickets from D. Poninan
A iito,, opposite MeLelUud Hotel.
NT 16 XT
o WINTER GOODS at
We desire to reduce our entire stock
much as possible before taking in
ventory January i, and in or
der to. do so will ell
This is no CATCH. We are positively
going to make a clean sweep on every-
thing in the next ten days.
dokt vi jss this ej. ange
THE NEW CHARTER.
Other Salient Points
To tho Editor of tho News,
In publication of my first article on
tho new charter, the compositor com
bined a sentence in regard to the social
evil, with one on the power to bond.
As written, it was this: "The provis
ions of the now oharter leaves it to the
wisdom of tho counoil, guided by ex
perience, to regulate and control it;"
meaning the social evil; and in refe
rence to bonding, I wroto this-
"While it increases the power of bond
ing for the purpose of impro ing alleys
and opening streets, alleys and avenues,
and for opening, establishing, improv
ing and maintaining publio parks, gas
works, and other works for properly
lighting the city; it, as the general
law does, protects the issuing of bonds,
not to exceed six per cent of the ad
The proposed charter authorizes the
council to divide tho city into not less
than five nor more than ten wards; un
til changed, however, wards to remain
as they are.
This is intended to meet -the de
mands of increased population and ter
ritory. When a number of wards are
added, for each new ward thcro will be
two additional aldermen, as it requires
that each wnrd shall be represented by
It also requires a majority of the
members of the council to appropriate
the sum of five hundred dollars or up
wards, or to diminish or increase the
This provision will prevent a meet
ing of less than a majority of the entire
board of aldermen from passing any
measure for appropriating any consider
able amount, affecting the city
Tho secretary is mado ex-officio
clerk of the police court, and as such, is
authorized to administer oaths, take af
fidavits, issue warrants, subpoenas and
other processes etc.
With this exception the duties of
officers remain the same as in the gen
A most important provision is the
power given to the council to require
railroad companies to keep the streets
through which they run in repair, and
to light the same and to construct and
keep in repair bridges and crossings at
the intersections of streets and over
all ditches, sewers and culverts on the
line of the railroad, and to direct the
construction of such railroads, turn
outs and rivulets so as to inter
fere as little as possible with the
use of the streets. Recent efforts
have been made by the council in the
direction contained in this provision,
but failed for want of proper authori
ty under tho general law.
The power to collect occupation
taxes is the same as the general law,
with this additional provision: "Tho
city council shall have power in addi
tion to collect a license tax from all
persons, corporations or firms, or occu
pations upon whom or on which a li
cense tax is imposed by the state."
i no cnarter aumonzes mo council
to create the office of recorder, but re-
uircs a two-thirds voto of all the al-
ermen elected to do so. This can bo
contcraoted by tho popular will in elect
This cpmmunication is intended to
bring to notice a few of the material
changes made from the general law by
the proposed charter, and which for
want of space woro omitted from mv
first article. There aro minor matters
that are unnecessary to mention; add
ing, however, for ttjo benefit of thoso
on tho outside, who are proposed to be
included in the new limits, I will state
that section 47 provides that territory
aaueu snail only be liable for its pro
portion ot future indebtedness, whilo
section io extends tho benents of pub
lio schools ovor said territory. I will
perhaps say something about this
boundary matter in another article.
I will say, however, that tho new
charter is not a recent idea. Members
rof the council and citizens have felt
a BIG SAGRIFIGE I
COST OR PRICE.
the need of a special charter and it
has been time and again discussed. A
general provision cannot bo made ap
plicable fully to tho wants and interests
of a city the sizo of Waco, and tho
general law under which wo hao been-
acting has for some years been fi It to
be inadequate in its provision, and
tho council has been time and again
deterred from adopting measures for
the public good for want of authority
in tho city's organic law. The pro
posed charter is designed as far as hu
man loresight can extend to remedy
A SMALL MEETING.
A New Manufaolurincr Protect
Suggested for Waco.
Pursuant to request ot Mayor Hindi
man, given on cry short notice, a few
persons met this morning at ten o'clock
at the Pacific Hotel to meet Mr. R. J.
Sledge, of Kyle, Texas, and president
of tho Executive Committee of the
State Alliance of Texas. Thcro were
present Mr. Slcdgo, Dr. Thos. Moore,
Hon. J.C. Stephenson, Mr. C. M.Wil- ox
and Mr. Wm. Cameron. Tho purpose
of Mr. Sledge's visit was to consult with
the people of Waco in regard to con
tributing a bonus for the establishment
in this city of a large plant for the
mauutacturc oi sugar irora sorghum
cane, after the new diffusion process
now in successful operation in several
places in Kansas. The matter was
talked over informally and the conclu
sion was reaehed to call a mass meeting
of the citizens at the court house on
Saturday night, January tho 5th, one
week from to-night The projeot, as
suggested and discussed, seemed to
meet with great favor from the few
gentlemen present, and efforts will be
made to induco a largo mass meeting
at the time appointed, when Mr. Sledgo
will return to Waco. In another col
umn will be found somo crude infor
mation in rcgaid to the project.
The Christian Ohuroh.
Tho Christian church is situated on
the corner of Eleventh street and
Washington Avonue in the midst of
ono of the moat fashionable and desira
ble residence portions of the city.
The building is an elegant new brick,
modern in architecture and appoint
ments, xne noor is inclined, band'
somely carpeted all over, and seated
with opera chairs. It has most con
venient robing rooms and baptistry,
The seats are free to all, and poor and
rich are welcomo to all tho services,
The organization embraces some of the
most prommont pcoplo in the city.
Tho church has been fortunate in se
curing the services of Rev. J. W. Hig,
bee, of Mexico, Mo., as pastor. Ho is c
man of great piety and energy, and as
a preacher, will have no superior in the
eity. no brings to his new held
most enviablo rcoord.
The Mexico, (Mo.) Evening Ledger
speaks as follows of him and his work
in the city, whore for four years ho has
Eld. J. W. Higbeo leaves Monday
for Waco, Texas, where ho has accepted
tho pastorato of tho Christian chureh.
Elder Higbce's departnre is very much
regretted, for during his stay here he
has mado hosts of warm friends. His
work for tho church has been unceas
ing, and long after his departure, its re
sults will stand as a reminder of his
labors in the interest of his congrega
tion. Tho Ledger takes ploasuro in
recommending Elder Higbee to tho
people of Waco as being an earnest,
faithful worker in tho cause of religion.
wr. uigoco will preach to-morrow at
11 a. m , and 7:45 p. m. Wo bespeak
for him a good hearing, tho weather
i ,. .
Get the Williamson corset. Mrs.
Doss, sole agent.
Telephone Do Well for fine candles,
Go and seo tho McLean tonight in
Get Mitchell's prices on diamonds.
HATTERS AND FURNISHERS,
Sole Agents for the Dunlap Hats.
Leather Valises a Specialty.
Schools begin again on Monday, hut
a holiday will bo ghen on Tuesday in
defereneo to New Years day.
Owing to the ptrsistcnt rain, the
condition of the street', and tho in
clemency of the weather generally, tho
matinee at the theatre was not given.
The play last night at the Garland
won unbounded approbation from per
sons whose judgment on thcatcrical
matters commands tho highest respect.
MoLcin is said to be the coining man
and was declared superb.
Tho old city charter is very defec
tive. It is olten vaguo and cumber
some, and cripples the action of the
council in important movements, and
the council gets the blame for tho de
fective charter. Tho new oharter is a
careful elimination of defective powers
and tho substitution of clear, precise
and definite powers.
The communications of ''citizen,"
who gives a good deal of information
on the new. charter are uppropos at the
prcent moment. Tho extension of
the city boundaries and tho rest of the
oity charter aro two distinct subjects
and should be so understood. It is to
be hoped that they can be so disassoci
ated that the defeat of the extension,
if it should occur, may not defeat the
oharter which is something needed.
Prof. W.D.Vinson, of North Caro
lina, Is In the city, a guest of J. W.
Mr. J. W. Marshall of Denlson,
superintendent of the Missouri Pacl-
flo railway, spent last night in the
city and left this morning for the
south on special train.
Mr. H. A, Dennett, a former v co
it o, who has lately been appolntod to
tho position of assistant cashier of tho
Waters-Pierce oil company, at Dallas
Texas, Is now In the city shaking
bauds with his old-time friends.
James II. Robinson has given
marked satisfaction in supplying
everything of the best In tho grocery
line, and now that 1880 is now at
hand, houskeepers will And it to
their interest to call and examine his
complete stook. His stock of syrups
and sugars are unsurpassed.
Who Should Come to Texas.
1. Persons suffering from inbipent
wuouuiDiiou, Bstnma, eatarrn and ner
2. Persons wishing to build them
selves into Dig business from small be
ginnings with hut limited means.
3. Persons wishing to secure first
ciass investments at heavy interest
and wonderful remunerative return
4. Persons who aro skilled in mo
chanical, industrial, manufactural or
6. Persons who prefer to mingle with
people who are striving to push them
selves ahead in the business world, and
subordinate politics to business.
fi. Persons who are in search for
neaitntui climate, superior soil, and
7. Persons who love a semi-tropical
section with all its fruits and flowers,
combined with all that Northern n1!mM
8. Persons who have brain and brawn
alone, but resolved to oonquer success
in a place whore it is most readily in
9. Persons dessrous of settling their
ohildren in healthful, productive local
ities in the grandest State in Union.
Xco Mado with Cool.
Tho various cold storago companies
now springing up over the south and
wcstpromlso to work wonders in trado
and household affairs. Tho anhydrous
ammonia, which is their cooling agent,
comes from tho soft cool used in making
gas. It is driven off in process of cool
Ing. It costs nothlngtbut for fixtures to
refine and mako use of it. A ton of coal
yields twenty gallons of ammoniatcd
water, from which tha itmmonla is
separated in vapor, then forced into
liquefaction by a pressure of about 130
pounds to the squaro Inch. When al
lowed to return to gas, it takes away the
heat of whatever it touches. As It can
bo sent through pipes and como back to
bo used over and over again, there fc
llttlo cost to the process. Now York
If vou want tho best and onlv pa-
liablo weatherstrip that's made for
roteotion against coia, oust ana rain
uv Browne's patent metallic, at
Horsfull & Cameron's. Exoluslvo
agents for Waco.
MORROW STREET CHAPEL-Servlccs mom.
ing onci evening uj tne pastor, ner.w.Q,
Connor. Sunday school at 0 SO a, m. y
8CAND1HAVIAN LUTHER AN--Cor North loth
anu iiarnani oil , ucv. i u. 'rorriaon pastor.
io services to-morrow.
ST. PAUL'S ClIUUCH-North Fifth street.
MOTningaorvice anu sermon at li a. m. liy the
Hector; livening Service and Sermon at 7 'id
p. m by tlioUeitor. .
CHIUSTIAN CHUnCH-Oor, Kortli 11th and
wasningion streets, iiev. .J. w. lllgbee,
pastor. Services at 11a. in. Bnd7-41p.ni.
bv the pastor. A cordial Invitation extent
oil to all.
CUMBERLAND PKESBYTEKIAX CUURCU-
uo v. j. ju. liaison, ti'astor, (once on th
street In Powers building). Services at 11
aim. and 7:15 p m by tho pastor,
hverybody cordially Invited.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-Austin street,
Rov S. A. King, D. D , pastor. Sunday
school at 0 15 a. m. W. it Godbcr, Supt.
Preaching at 11 a. m. aid 7 Top. m. by the
pastor. All are cordially Invited.
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIAtlON
Ovcr Eaton Guinan's, Austin street. Rooms
WWU UM1, jrUIll O B 111., Ill
large number or dally, weekly
papers and periodicals on fi
uivuuuiy irum o n. in., nu 1U p. m. A
iv anu montniy
'h tnnttnir nvnw
nvltcdtocall Young Men's meeting overv
sunuay afternoon at 4. an o'clock.
FIFTH STREET M. E. CHURCH. 80UTH
l or. 6th an Jackson streets. Rev. H. A,
Bourland, pastor. Sanday-BchoolD 30 a ra.
W. K Hawkins superintendent. Prayer
mcetlng every Wednesday night 7 30 p. m.
(lass-meeting at 3 p m. Preaching to-morrow
at 11 a. m, and 7 p.m. by the pastor.
wjltcii mriit sxnMCK, Monday nlghtT' Ee
rybody cordially Invited.
I. O. Meek te Oo.
have opened up a general commission
and brokerage house, No. 318, Aus
tin street opposite Sanger Bros., con
signments of any kind of modern
household goods, jewelry, silver or
plate ware, or any kind of goods from
a paper of pins to a railroad steam en
gine will be received, for auction or
private sale. Best city reference giv
en when desired. Ample storage
The.reql estate department will
have Mr. Meek's personal attention.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Bring along
Only ten days remain in which city
taxes must be paid. All unpaid on
January 1st; I am obliged to entor on
the delinquent list
S. B. Humphreys,
. Waco, Dec. 19, 1888.
Everybody, Invited to go to Mor
rison, Bisher, & Co's, to see the big
gest line of holiday goods ever
brought to Waco.
Wholesale stock of holiday goods
uprising every article suitable for
beautiful and appropriate eift sold
at retail at wholesale price by Morris
buii. ivisuer a, uo.
What 7 Why the low prices of
Xmas goods at W. F. Glenn's Book
otore. Call and see. South 4th street.
The Waco Furniture company's
holiday display looks as though they
ware still holding the State Fair.
The Silver Moon still holds herown,
can give you any thing that is in the
lino of satisfying your appetite, the
bills of faro aro ai ranged to please
hearty and dainty eaters.
Merchants i Merchants !
First-oluss merchants will take
stook at this season of the year, and
all goods not fully up to the standard
will consign them to I, 0. Meek's
Commission aud Auction House. SIS
Go to W. D. Jaokson and get a pho-i
tograph of yourselt and children.
Live quail at tho Silver Moon resta
rant 40 000 nrsr-clais "cigars at I. O.'
Meek's Commission and Anotlou
House, 318 Austin street.
New crop Louisiana malasses extra
fine at Joe Thompsons. -
Opera glasses in all styles, at Le
Doux's, 403, Austin avenue.
All who are in the uotlon of dylug
oali on DodLeettle Franehraan.
Mitchell, 402 Austin avenue, f ,.