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WACO EVENING- NEWS.
WAGJO,: TEXAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 188.8.
We Extend the Compliments
of the Season, and wish
one and all a
HAPPY IEW TEAE
Our Store will remain open until
9:30, p. m., to give all our custom
ers time to make their purchases
' 1ULesciaLy Jetxi.. lt.
Iain, Solon & RoseuM,
Our Sales prove that Moderate Prices will
eventually bring trade, and we
propose keeping the prices
down to the lowest limit.
Tliis wcok you who arc in
need of a good Suit of
.Clothes can ave froni
$2.50 to $10 on a
' Suit Iby visiting
IEW YEAR'S DAT
Our Store will be Closed.
A Good Suit for $5.00,
A Better Suit .tor $7-50.
An all-wool Stylish Suit
for $10 that's worth $!
Just Examine our' lino of Stylish
$12,50. $15,50, $18,50, and $20,
This Stook is entirely too largo,
and we must reduce same, no mat'
ter what this Sacrifice may be.
Wears showing the most ele
gant line of TROWSERS ever
brought to this city.
Wo aro still selling tbo best
40 Cent Kid Gloves.
Wo aro still selling thn best
60c. Kid Gloves.
Wo aro still selling tbo best
90c.. KID GLOVES.
We aro still Eelling tbo best
Wo aro still soiling the boat
12 l-2c. Hose.
Wo arc still selling tho best
We aro still selling tbo rcmaindor
of our Cloaks autl Wraps at
On tbo Dollar.
In fnot, we are still Selling and will
Continue to sell our goods ot tho
Which will always bo found just a little
Lower Than Other Houses.
Lessing, Solomon & Roseutbal,
Oor. 5th and Austin Streets.
Lessing, Solomon & Rosenthal,
Oor. 6th and Austin Streets.
THE BANKRUPT JEWELERS,
LEVINSKI & LEWINE,
WILL BE 0OLD OUT IN THE NEXT
FORTY-FIVE : DMSO
KTHE ENTIRE STOCK OF
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Silverware. -
Opficil CooDi, lie, Mull go it IMCJUFICE PRICES. Goitii Eiriy
nd Bring Youp Cut).
F. O. ROGERS, Trustee.
SHOULD BUY A HOME,
And JOHN MAVFIELD will furnish tfce Money on the
Installment Plan. If yon are thinking' of buying cnll
and talk to Mnvflcld about it, he can give you many
valuable points. :::::::
R. H. Grieiy
STAPLE AND FANCY
Hay, cbrrit 0t, Iran, Itc.
cmtrf PffUce mat -mm
CHEAP CASH MARKET,
J. J kiddx:,
Keeps the Choicest and Fattest Meat
In the City. SoutlfsMe Public 8qr.
Choice Porterhouse, 10c
Choice loin 10c
Choice round ,,,..78c
Choice rib ..Die
Chuck itoak.,,, in
Sausage ...,.,. .IOC
Clioko rout ,...8o
8ecomt cut roost. ,...fio
Chuck roast.. ..,,.., ,6c
Brisket roast fio
FKEflH BARBBCUKD MB ATS
OST Memorandum book with tho llly anil
mnnthlv noconnt of tho Waco JtrlJiro Co
etween the bridge and K 1). Kussoll's on
Austin street Under will plenso rolnrn to this
olllco, or to Mr. itusseli at mo imago
T7"ANTED To trado agoodflvoroomhouse,
W with lino orchard, good woll of water
and llii acres of laud on 14th street, for land or
iive-siocx. Auuress, x . jucjuiillkn jr.,
Uot 3D, Waco, Texas.
TjlOK SALE Chambers' Fnovclopcdla, latost
J edition, new, at half Us alno. lor par
ticulars call at or addrcts this olllce.
T A TITiTDC Wehavo old papers con
IT J IT til Iln atanllv on hand am
parties w anting mem can set mem ai a oargain
uy applying ai me evening newt omce,
of J Austin .t venue.
ITIOUND. A cony of "
j Pleading and Practice,'
flee and paying for this advertisement.
rOI.EN. A white and black spotted pointer
J dog, Vi reward will be paid for bis rttnrn
Jim Cromlcr, on thn square, at his store.
FOR SALE At a bargain 13 feet or shelving
12 feet upright wall showcase, one fine
drng showcase, IS feet counter. Call and ex
amine at 1). H. Spencer's Music store, No. 701
WANTED A whlto girl cook. Apply to
ANTED A room-mate for an excellently
furnished room In the neighborhood of
offico. Moderate terms. Call at or addres
Lots in this crowing city aro soiling'
rapidly. In certain blookn they havo
advanoed ono hundred per cent In one
month. J, ;B. Baker, Mrs. E. Lyn
hain, Mr. A. Berkshire, Mr. G. C.
Cook and others, who have Just re
turned from there, speak In tbo high
est terras of tho prosperity and rapid
advnnoo of tho oity. Wo have maps
and price list of lots in our ofllcr
which you aro Invited to call and In
spect. The following is aspeoimon
13 lots block 1 Austin St, $ 500 00
" " 1 Galveston ".. 760 00
" " 2 ' ".. 76000
" ' 2 Dallus ".. 1,000 00
" ' 8 ".. 1,000 00
" " 6 Houston "'.. 600 00
Lots from f 1G0 to $600, according to
By using our maps and price list
you can make a judicious selection
and save tbe tuuo and expense of a
trip to uirmingnam,
. Waco. Texas.
Stolte - Brothers,
GROCERIES AND PRODUCE.
Delivered In any part of the city. Increased
trade assures all of our groceries te bo fresh.
Corner Fifth and Franklin Sts.
vquarc. coawwiMt for'prampt deKv.
try.1 Hud apd soft coal wmI cokt. (
TTuo are ktak. xeiivola anu
dxbiutated and sufforlng from
NKROUH DGUIT.ITV, SKMVAI,
WXAkNESS. NIUIITLY SU10SIONS
and all the effects of early evil
hauts, wnicu icsti to ruui-
TUWC DECAY, COVBUHITION Or
ins ahitt . send for l'oara' Trea
ties on disxaseu of max, with particulars for
Cures guaranteed. No curonopay J. 8 Pjcum
G12 and oil Church St, hashrllle. lonn,.
Call and soe Edgar t Co.'s new
Cider Mill in Stono'rt now hotel block.
on 5th street, between Austin avenue
and Franklin streets. Come and get
some fresh cldor from tho applos as
thoyaro ground and pressed. Cider
by the glasB, pint, quart, gallon or
narrei hi rocK prices, come one, come
J. It. Edgar & Co. lrnlM
The most attractive feature of Mor
rison, Higher. & Co's, holiday stook
is the wouderful lino of imported
a ; Liiirioa.
Wholesale stock of holiday roods
eouprislBgavvryarUcU sttttabM far
Ten Ian Couples That Contract MatrtaMaf
for a Specified Time. r I
American descrlboa ono marriago custom V;
among tho Persians which would lurdly
moot with ravor in thu oountrv. A rer-' j I
tuju (.-uupiu uiuy enter into nonornoia
matrimony for any specified time o day,
a wook, a month, six months or longer. V
A'prlost and a written contract aro re- -,
3ulrcl, n3 in tho usual form, and av
o wry and present bestowed. Whether "
tho transaction Is entered unon for a mot- "
tor of days or years, at its termination .h19!
each ono goes their wny frco of ah x,a
further obligations toward each other. ' ',
This form of inarrlago is indulged in v '
iiireiy uy iraveicra ana inon noso voca ,
lions tauo mom irom piaco to piacc. At
la touched by tlio charms of eotno motto . t
ocuo. ino viuago priest is summoned ;
forthwith, and tho younc lady's father nsf.i
Invited to tho caravansarai. 'V-t I, I
"I wish to bo united In matrimony to, '1
yuur iiunuiuu iiuuumur, uiu uglii, ui iuu-
liauimed, oh, my father," says tho smlt-"
ten traveler. "Inshallalr." ,
how loner tiV
'Tor thrco w eoks, oh, my father," says (
tho traveler, "and I will inako tho scttlo- (,;
ment ten tomans flvo tomans down and s- j
llo upon, our icturn from Meshed, tho V
holy, thrco weeks henco, when your 'iV
daughter shall be returned, thrico blessed a
from having mado w ith us n pllgrlniago J,
to Inmau Hlza'a Kmctuary.'1 ,
"Wlmtl ten tomans pooh, pooh!" i
screams tho father derisively, ana raak- t
ing littlo of tho advantages of tho pU-
grfuingo to Meshed. "My daughter Is a ,i
jewel and tho belle of tho village. Tho n
settlement must bo 100 tomans cashy
Tlio prosnoctlvo brldecroom and tho a..'
father of tho j oung lady in tho caso now jj
urguo and Bquabblo for probably an &
hour, at tho end of which time they
coinpromiso on thirty tomans and three- j ;
quartora. Tlio priest draws up n mar
riage contract then and thcro,. which tho
groom and tlio brido's parents slgti. In ,
It is statcd.tho oxact terms of tho mar
riage, the amount of tho settlement, and
thotimo tho contract Is to expire. Tho ,'"'i
over to tho father, and tho blushing V
brido, wlio has had notlung to say in yi
her husband. Blio is mounted on an
ass or bundled into a kojavch and ac
companies tho party to Meshod.
Thrco weeks later tho traelcre halt
at tho B.amo ULtgo on their return. Tho
brido of threo weeks Blldos oil her donkey.
kisses her husband's lands und roturns i, y.
to her parents' roof. Bho is now a ';'
charming young widow, and poracsses ' V
an extra toman or two presented by her
UIUIUOUU Ub imxililK u uuiiua ua-n jic-aovi.
with her conduct as a snou30. With
this snug sum, and tho additional charms
of her new condition, sho of courso very
soon makes mincemeat of somo worthy,
young peasant's heart and settles down
for luo. It sometimes happens, how1
over, that tho young brido takes advan-'
Ugo or ino temporary marnago to steai , -away
her husband's heart, and then at f -
the old homo a now marriago contract Is,
drawn up and sho becomes his lifelong .
A Vomnn on KlsNln. ' i
It lias been tho gallant hahlt of men,
from timo immemorial, to comment un
favorably on tho habit which women ,
havo of Indulging In tlio useless distribu-
tion of kisses among themselves, but it . :
1 1 imt nftnn flint tho nnimndvfrRloii of -v i
tho erring cox itself is v isltcd on tho enmo ,
theme. A critical young lady, howovcr, "$
ivra icccntiy neara expatiating vigor-.
oumy agaiuw, una bjiw;iv;i3 i-uuiuui. uv, . j
for goodness sako," oho remarked, "sa xf
sometliing about tho Billy way that "4,i;
women uavo or kiccing cacii ouicr every
timo thoy got together. If twenty w omen
wcro to meet in tho ttrcct every last ono
of thcra would havo to Ul-s (ho other
nineteen, and thoro would bo let mo seo '
080 Lliocs worsothan, thrown away.S
for probably In ten minutcJ tho who!o'T
party would tcparato Into squad? and go
off talking about each other. When you
6o ono oftheso very violent rnlcccljnno- V
ous kiss-ovcrything-v.'lthln-blght kind of ;
woman, It u caio to r.ct lici uovn on a l jn
fraud, which sho gcneially is. If I had vj
family uso und for medicinal purnoaci. '
Now, don't you put my namo to all this
orlwilikisa ycu right on Waohlngton
otrcct tho voiy flrbt chance I liao."
Then tho talk run oft on other l.inda of
Liming, end n ttorw was told of a young
Lwly vJlio kissed a baby held In Iti father'a
orm3i theft 1m n moment cf temporary
Insanity or abstraction tho r.tood on tip
too and kistcd tho papa, localising in
stantly what n dicidtul thing r!o h-ul
done, bho wheeled around and Llssod tho
baby's mamma, who woa standing near,
and rallied In good oidcr. Her uithlcal
sister Equclclied tho poor youug woman
aj they left tho houso by ctUlng her If
sho didn't want to go luck undfinbhlt
by kicelng tho lilre 1 girl. Indianapolis
A Kurftlt of Ilcsut.
It la doubtful if thero Is any ono stata
in America contoininif EO IUU11V Trett7
womeu as California and any ono con- Jtf ra1
tabling bo fow as Now York. As ono y$?
waLL'3 down ivcarny or juonigomcrv
most Burfclted by tho unrelieved j-ankB1, SM
-m aa. . ..11 ...lit., (til! tuMtnil tilninn T" A I
ot pretty Ktru, w " ""-" J'"t"tf'
ilgurcs, theb: vivid coloring, and deli
cato. regular features. They aro fre- - -1
nnniitlv nntntGd. but thov aro triumnlis I .
of nature over art for nil that, and could ' 1
well afford to discard tuo rougo ixits. ,:
Tlioy do not dress as well as they might, c n .
imt tlwlr tlirures nro so deliehtful: thev V
look such thorough women, instead of ,?
suggesting a stuCod fasldon plate, that
onaiawiumg to xorgive rxuii.TaDcicoXw j
i.olnnt-nf n-ruvl ilroaamakera. (icrtrude ...i
fTanklln Athortoa in San Francisco At- ( ,
i.oaiaUBa (( lottery. , V
Order your ticket from D. Domw:
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