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WACO ' E VETOING NEWS
WACO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1889.
RETAIL DEPARTMENT tx
Offer Ten Great Res is M.
LADIES' AND MISSES' BLOUSE.
Some of our patrons have quite a mistaken
idea concerning these garments, and are under
the impression that they were designed only
for House-wear, Picnics, etc. True, nothing
could be more appropriate than these garments;
they are cool, comfortable, convenient and at
the same time pretty. But they are also a very
fitting street garment, and are quite as popular
for street wear in Eastern and Northern cities
as the tight-fitting waists.
Ladies' Fancy Striped Blouse. m WBB
Striped Silk, light & dark shades O tffcK
i of China Silk Blouses. 0FJ
Misses' Fancy Flannel Blouses.
Misses' Cream Twilled Fancy Blouses.
Ladies' Twilled Cream Flan
Ladies' Jersey Blouses, bl'k &
new shades trim'd with braid
Ladies'' Silk Flannel Blouses in
all popular shades.
Misses' Jersey Blouses, trim'd with braid
Misses' Smocked Jersey Blouses, in all
a New line of the New,
3?. JP. JT03STBS
W. KC. JONES.
JONES : BROTHERS,
13TXY .A3KTD SBXjXj JbJUZ iKITlDS OT
rojv mo:iv:e y
On Farm and Wild Lands on
Long Time, at Low Rates of
All Business will have Prompt
Lm. Soin k
to. Fl ai AnsllB StTBets.
At this price we will place
on sale this week a quantity of
Gent's Spring Suits made to
sell at 12.50, $15 and 20.
You can find in this lot of
Suits almost any style and
pattern in either Frock or Sack
made up in the very latest
style and of the nobbiest pat
terns. $r Now is the time you
can get just what you want at
our moderate price.
$10 - $10 - $10
Tho Peking Gazette gives a horrible
story from tho official report of the
governor of Yunnan of tho burning to
death of a farmer of that province for
stealing an ear of corn. It seems that
during tho Yunnan rebellion a law
was passed making thefts of corn
fruits in tho field an oQeuso punish
ablo by burning to death. The vic
tim's relatives wcro required to sign a
document declaring they agreed to the
penalty, and wcro forced to light tho
Ore to bar them from bringing a dam
ago suit. This horriblo prnctico tho
authorities havo tried to extirpate, but
vainly. A few months ago in har
vest time, a farmer named Peng Chao
Sheng, whilo going to watch his field,
plucked an car of corn from a neigh
bor's field. He was seen and being
shouted at dropped tho corn. Tho
matter was referred to tho owner of
tho field, and he, with his tenant,
seized Peng and demanded the death
penalty. Peng's mother offered to
mako restitution by forfeiting all her
property, but this was refused. Sho
was forced to give her written consent
tinder threats of death, and was ac
tually made to light tho heap of brush
wood and witness tho terrible dying
agonies of her son. As soon as she
could cscapo sho reported tho crimo to
tbo authorities. Tho two men were
arrested and tried. The landlord was
punished by tho lingering process
that is, his flesh was hacked with
knives until ho slowly expired in awful
torment, tho farmer, who lost tho ear
of corn, being beheaded. Thcro is do
question of theso fuels, as the report is
official. San Francisco Chronicle.
OVER THE WIRES.
Telegraphic Miscellany Care
fully Culled From Sundry
HOUSES FOR RENT
It JOHN D. MAYFEELD always
Jhas two or three of his houses
Vacant, hence can supply your
wants in this line" When your
friends want to rent a house
send them to me and oblige
k O MAYFIBLD. t
The Sagacity of Oxen.
Oxen do not in an ordinary way
givo ono tho impression of possessing
any great degree of intelligence, but
my correspondent, "Ex-Colonist," tells
mo that in 0110 respect, ot least, the
trek oxen, so largely employed at tho
Capo as a substitute for horses, havo
tho incstitnablo advantage over the
latter of not requiring to bo hobbled
when turned loose at night for graz
ing; and that if, as is sometimes the
case, thoy stray away from camp to
tho distance of a mifo or more, their
drivel's can casilv recall them tho next
morning when it is time to got under
way, by tho simple expedient of a fow
good sounding cracks of their enor-
mv corresDondont adds, "to the trou
bio I have before now experienced in
rnntnrintr b. thorouorhlv wideawake
Sony who is allowed to bo out at grass
unng the summer, and is only taken
un when ho is wanted to do a short
Journey to the station or elsewhere. I
lavo often earnestly desired that his
intelligence was equal to thai of a trek
ox.' My correspondent seems to ig
nore tho fact that tho pony is proba
bly by far tho cutest of the two. He
thinks it out. I take it; the trek ox's
intelligence docs not soar so high.
London Sporting News. '
Oo to Joe Lehman's for ioe cream.
Exciting; Antics of an Engine.
Dallas, Tex., April 29,-This morn
ing about 8 o'clook the queerest rail
road acoidecnt on record happened on
tho Rapid Transit. As the engine
Hanger was making its schedule time
from the fair grounds to the opera
house near the cotton mills, the engi
neer perceived the Cyclone coming from
the opposite direction managed by
Engineer Devinnage. Both engines
reversed their levers, but not in time
to prevent a collision, the engineers
jumping from their engines beforo the
collsion, which was light.
The Hanger engineer regained his
engine, but the Gyolone distanced its
man, and being reversed, came bsck to
town at he rate of twenty-five miles
an nour. iieacbing the end or the
truck, it camo on down Austin street
over tho bois d'aro blocks and came
against the curbing on the corner of
Main and Austin, upstting and smash
ing a fine carriage belonging to Stanley
Amos, and injuring the horses. Mr.
Amos saw the "'Cyclone coming and
tried to get his team away,bnt the time
was too short, and ho too was knocked
about fifteen feet and considerable
bruised. Mr. Amos assesses his dam
ages at $1000. The engine was con
siderably broken up itself. Tho affair
produced a big sensation.
Mr. MeGlynu'e Vision.
Nisw York, April 29. The large
hall of the Cooper union was filled to
overflowing last night with people who
gathered to listen to Rev. Edward Mc
Glynn. Among the audience were many
strangers, principally military men
from a distance. Dr. McGlynn said,
among other things, the liber
ties of the people would not endure dur
ing the next century unless they be
stirred themselves and settled the im
tiorUnt economio questions now troub
Ing the land. Instead of the liber
ties now enjoyed, the country, he fear
ed, would bo disrupted by the people's
folly, and oivil war more terrible than
any wo nave ever seen wouia aistrsci
them and they would be trampled un
der foot by some man on horseback
who will arise among them as a dicta
tor. Branhen Braheaaan In Traaale.
Bonham, Aril 29. Yesterday even
img seme boys were playing on the
HilrnftA 5nt west of town near a grade.
A fefeht train comine along slowed
up and some of the boyi boarded it for
50 pieces Nainsook Checks at
5 cents a yard.
4-4 bleached soft finish Domestic
6 3-4 cents a yard,
20c. Sateens marked down to
12 1-2 cents a yard,
2 7-inch China SiJk will be sold at
75 cents a yard. '
A large lot Fans, worth 2 5 & 3 5 c
for 10 cents each,
An elegant line of fine Fans,
worth from $1 to $1.50,
lor 60 cents each,
New lot Silks Umbrellas, with
Gold Handles for $1,60, ,
Best bl'k & col d Hose in the city
for 25 cents a pair,
Novelty lot ofChallies justopen'd
A lot of Ladies' Donsola Kid Button Shoes woiMBtit
ton Holes for&i no a Pair,
Eitra Good Bargains ii all kills of Mi .1. sliwrs at
EWINE - BR0
Cor. Austin and Sixth Streets.
the purpose of riding to town. A b'ralo-
man pushod them off it is alleged.'and
at the samo time another brakeman,
half drunk, opened fire with a pistol
from the top of the caboose, shooting
into the crowd of little boys. A son of
Taylor Bridges ' was hit on the hand,
and another bullet passed through his
hat, narrowly missing hisjhead. A dog
belonging to ono of tho bos was kill
ed. The ehildrcn ran to town and in
formed the officers of tho occurrence.
A policeman was sent to tho dopot and
effected flio arrest of tho brakeman,
whose name is Smith, and lodged him
Convicts Kill their Onnrd mid Escape.
Rusk, April 30. News reaohed here
to-day of a tragedy at the convict coal
ing camp, sixteen miles south of hero,
in which the guard by the namo of Ep
person was shot in the head and in
stantly killed by some sonviots, who
made their cscspe. A squad of con
victs had attacked another guard while
going out to work in tho woods, and
were about to get his shot gun when
Epperson ran baok to assist the other
guard and the convicts getting hold oi
Epperson took his pistol away Irom
him and shot him in the forehead.
They then made their cscapo, taking
the gun and pistol with them. The es
caping convicts are three in number
and aro very desperate men. Epper
son's men did not leave.
To doable the Central.
Dallab, April 30. Threo suits
against the Houston and Texas Contral
railway company aggregating $2,704,-
076, were filed to day in tho district
court oi Dallas county. Tho plaintiffs
are the Lackawanna Coal and Iron com-
Eany, of Scranlon, Pa ; the Southern
levelopment company, of San Fran
ciaco.and Morgan's Louisiana and Tex
as Railroad and Steamshin company.
The suits aro for judgment with inter
est on notes held by the plaintiffs. It
is supposed that C. P. Huntington is
me comnineu pisinun in ine mruu
A rrla-htral Accident.
Van TCr.HTYNE. Anril 20. Fridiv
evening Neil Higginbathsm, who lives
mv milna tinrt)iwiit nf linrfl. ha.ll finite
as accident happened to him. While
coming aown a biidv in raruiwgiuu iiib
team became frightened, running away
Ith him and throwine. himself and a
little girl of Bob Slaughter's oil the
wagon, breaking both nones in nts leu
leg and bruising bim up considerably.
The little girl received some severe
cuts about the head and face. The
bones of Higginbotham's leg struck
through the skis and into the ground.
Centriaatei a Caarealerate Dollar. "
From the Atlanta Conitltotion . '
Fairy, Tex., Apail 29.- Hon. Hen
ry W. Grady, Atlanta, Ga. My Dear
Sir: I soo from your best of papers
that several of mv more fortunate
friends have. contributed handsomely
to the holy cause you have espoused,
viz: building a home for disabled Con
federates. This lies closer to my heart
than anything else. I am not ablo to
do much, but since ibis ohoico of privi- ,
lego is allowed us, I wish to do what
is in my power. I have a silver dollar '
which wag paid to mo in the field at
tho close of tho war by the Confederate
states, which I will place subjoot to
your order .(you approving) to be dis
posed of for tho benefit of this sacred '
If you indorao my idea, I will Bend '"'
samo toyu. Very truly, etib.,
W. B. RUARRXI.8.
A ratal qaarrel. "
Honey Gbovk, Tev., April 30. -A
bloody affair occurred two miles north of
town this afternoon in whioh Frank '";
Graves, a farm hand employed by Mr. '
Evans, was shot and instantly killed by
John Wright, another farm hand. It
caoms that Wright had told Graves a ' ,
scandalous story about a young lady in ,
the neighborhood, and having heard
that Graves had divulged the story de
termined to make him retraot or kill
him. Several witnesses saw him shootn
deceased and heard deceased beg, bat
they made no attenpt to arrest him,
and ho so far is at large, though offioers
aro after him and tho sheriff and his
blopdhoundg at Bonham havo been tel
WMsb for Imnwtfenee.
Terrim., Tex., April 30. A young
lady was coming home on a passenger
train a few days ago and was occupying
a seat by herself. A negro named
Henry boarded the train at Elmo and
with some impudenco took his seat by
the side of the young lady. Henry re
turned to Elmo and after dark he was
called on by several men who took him
out and gave him a genulno wnipping.
The constable found Hesry next awn
ing and notified him that he was ready '
to serve papers ott any of the parties
implicated in his whipping. Henry ,
replied that he was ot going to com
plain and if the white folks were satis- "
iied he was, ant since then ho has been
To Waco WbMjmeo.
There will be a meeting of the' co
olers of Waco Thursday night, May 2, ,
In onlee of Stephenson Son's U,s
Let all wbeefmeu be In attendant; a t .
I have a proposition to make than.,! -
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J.QO.t MBtinfanturar'a AVanSw! Jr"
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