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WACO, TEXAS, SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1889.
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Ladies' Beady-made Ms
New, Stylish and Neatly Made
In in llzii mil QuiIIIIii.
Every Lady can find just what she
wants without going through the
worry and vexation of having her
dresses made to order.
Ladies' White Lawns suits, trimmed with embroidery at $4 25.
White Lawn suits, pretty, trimmed with fine embroidery and
stylishly made, at , 7 00.
White Lawn suits, trimmed in Hamburg Embroidery, waist
to match, very pretty, at : '...', X $8 50.
White Lawn suits, directorie waists, and over drapery in one
place, quite stylish, at '....., $11 85.
Ladies' Combination Gingham suits in all colors, solid, with
fancy trimmings, at $5 85.
Ladies' Satteen suits, tucked waists, fashionable colors and
very neatly made, at $7 50.
Ladies' Gingham suits, very stylish, fringed sash, choice
colors, at $7 00.
Ladies Satteen suits, with albetros fedora fronts and velvet
viveres collars and cuffs, at.. $8 50.
And a thousand other styles and qualities, which should be
seen to be appreciated.
T. F. JONSS
"W. XX. JONES.
JONES : BROTHERS,
BXT-Z- ANTJ SEX1X1 ALL KINDS OF
On Farm and Wild Lands on
Long Time, at Low Rates of
Cor. Fifth aid Austin Straits.
We would like a few
words with you on the
Everybody in Waco
knows we have the larg
est, most commodious
and best equipped Car
pet Department in the
Everybody knows we
carry the largest stock
of Carpets in the city,
x And we want every
body to know that there
was an extraordinary
large sale of Carpets at
auction in New "York
City some two weeks
since, at which we
bought very largely for
spot cash ; in fact, we
believe we have too
many, and have con
cluded to offer them at
the lowest prices ever
quoted in the city for
New and Desirable
Goods. There are no
old "chestnuts" in the
lot; no old shop, worn,
moth-eaten goods, but
the very pick of the lot
that was offered.
you can get in a variety
of patterns at 3 7, 40c,
45c, 50c a yard. These
rrrinrlc iicnnlKr coll of Affr ?
to 85c a yard.
Brussells carpets at
55c and 65c that used
to sell at 75c to 1.00.
Brussels carpets at
75c that would be con
sidered cheap at $100 a
Wilton Velvets at 90c
and $1. 00; not a oiece
in the lot worth less than
from $1 .25 to $1 .50a yd
And we are also of
fering this week a line of
all Wool Extra Supers
at 57V: a yard; also all
Wool three-plys at 75c
These are Bargains
and will not be of
fered soon ngaia.
Offer Ten Great Res is Week.
LESSIM, SOLOMON, ROSENTHAL " GO.
Oor. 5th and Austin Sts.
All Business will have Prompt
J. D. Mayfield,
MORROW STREET CHAPEL-terrlces mom.
ing ond evening by the pastor. Rev. W. G.
Connor. Sunday school at 0 30 a. m.
SCANDINAVIAN LUTHER AN-Cor North 10th
and Barnard Sts , Rev. J. K. Itjstad, pastor.
CHURCH OF TUB ASSUMPTION-Rov. A.
Iiadclon. pastor Low Mass at 8 a.m.. High
Mass at 10 a. m. Sunday school at 4 p. m.
Evening service at 7 30 p m.
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH (A. M. E -South
Second street. Snnday-school at 3 JO a. m
A. J. Moure, superintendent Preaching at
11 a m :i and" 80p. m. Seats free. lto.J,
E. Edwards pastor.
SCANDINAVIAN METHODIST CIIUECII
Congregation will meet every Sunday at the
Washington street German church (known
as Trinity church). Sunday school at ! and
preaching at 4 p. m. Every one cordially
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Austin street,
Kev. a. a. utng, JJ. u., pastor, nunuay
school at 9 15 a. m W. II. Godber, Supt.
Preaching at 11 a, m. and at 8 00 p.m.
CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-
Kev. j. u. uaiseii, rasior, lomce no. 7
Jones building, Franklin street ) Services at
11 a. m 'and u p. m. by tha pastor. Prayer
meeting every Wednesday evening at 8 p ra,
FIR81 BAPTIST CHURCH-Corner Fourth
and Mary sts , uev; u. u warroii, u u.
pastor. Preaching by Dr. Graves. In the
afternoon, at to clock, Dr. Graven will de
liver an address to men only. Sunday school
at 0.30 a. m. each Sunday, W. II Jenkins,
superintendent. Prayer meetlnh Wednes
day nights at 7 .JO. Everybody Invited .
FIFTH STREET M. E. CHURCH. SOUTU
Cor. fith and Jackson streets, Rev. H. A.
Bourlaud.D. D,, pastor Sunday-school 0 SO
a m. W. K. Hawkins, superintendent.
Class-meeting at 4 p. m Prayer-meeting
and 8unday School Teacher's meeting
Wednesday, 8 p. m Preaching 11 a m. and
8 p m. by Rev. It. H. Burnett Eorvone
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN A8SOCIATION
OverO. J. Miller's, Austin street. Rooms
open dally from 8 a m., till 10 p. m. A
large number of dally, woeklr and monthly
fiapers and periodicals on file. Everybody
nvlted to call Young Men's meeting every
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The Gospel meeting, for men only, will be
held at the Y. M. C. A. rooms to-morrow
(Sunday) afternoon at 4 o'clock All men
are earnestly requested to attend.
CniUSTIAN CIIURCH-Cor. North 11th and
Washington streets. Rev. J VT. Hlgbee,
nulnr. Teildcnra 813 North 12th street.
Preaching every Sunday morning. Evening
services at 7 3'. Prayer-meeting, Including
blackboard exercise Wednesday evening at
7 30. Sunday-school 0 30 a. m., James I.
Moore, superintendent. All are. cordially
invited to attend and take part inourser
vlrnoat HtraniPAri made doablv nirlcome
Take Franklin and Washington streets car
line, .Elder A.J. Jiusn, siaie evangelist win
preacn ai mgni service.
OVER THE WIRES.
Telegraphic Miscellany Care
fully Culled From Sundry
Will furnish Cash to buy Waco
Real Estate. Small monthly pay
ments. Persons desiring to sell
their property can always have their
Vendors Lien notes cashed at face
value by calling on
K J. . O MAYFIBID.
HestHbllean Civil (Service Keroria
El Paso, Tex., May 2. An' exam-
plification of the civil service, profes
sion! of the present administration is
shown in tha appointment of M. S.
Grimes as postal clerk between hi
Paso and Albuquorquo, N. M., vice A.
H. MoDermott. Mr. McDermott was
appointed a railway postal clerk by
Postmaster-General Dickinson, served
the probationary period of six months,
pasted in satisfactory examination,
and without known cause is uncere
moniously fired to make room for a
Funeral ol Chalatau Bnrmiia.
Lone Rock, Conn., May 3. The
funeral of Hon. Wm. II. Barnum was
held at 1 p. ni. in Trinity church
to-day, the remains boinc; buried in the
family lot. There were apeoial trains
from New York and Hartford bringing
mourners from all over the country.
Among them were many prominent
politicians,' including ex-President
Cleveland, Sonator McDonald, Colonel
Briebt. of Indiana. Calvin S. Brice.
J. W. Savin, Dr. C. Hisholin, General
iieiervc, ex-Uovernor Looms, C. M.
Jordan, Col. . B. Dickinson and
many other personal and particular
friends of the dead man Tho Service
was performed by Rev. Mr. Puttman,
assisted by Rev. Mr. Walker. The
pall bearers were ibroc nephews of de
ceased, M. R. Richardson, A. L. Rioh-
ardBon and Geo. M. Watson; Sidney
Ensign and Geo. W. Coudry.
Eire 1st Houston.
Houston, May 3. A little before
8 to-night a fire broko out in Bell's
New ralao variety theatre on Frank
lin street. The flames started in the
property room and several of the fe
male performers had a narrow escape
from suffocating, making their exit
through the streets with nothing; but
wrappers hastily donned, Tho flames
communicated to adjoining buildings
and Pillot's opera house .was' soon a
mass of flames and was totally de
stroyed, along with the Palace theatre,
where tho flro originated. Pillot's was
engage by Hilliard'a Lilliputian show,
but fortunately the audience had not
begun to arrive or tho loss of life
would havo been terrible, as Pillot's
opera houso was a fire trap.
Washington, May 3. Tho president
mado the following appointments to-day
To be United States attorneys- Sam
ual D. Hawkins, of Tennessee, for the
western district of Tennessee; John
Ruhin, ot Tennessee, for the middle
district of Tennessee; Dealva S, Alax
andcr, of New York, for the northern
district of New' York. To be United
States marshals J. B. Hill, of North
Carolina, for the northern district of
North Carolina; Carter B. Harrison, of
Tcnnessco, for the niiddlo district of
Tennessee; James W. Brown, of Tenn
essee for the western district of Tcnn-
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 Silk 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 50 cents each,
New lot Silks Umbrellas, with
Gold Handles for $1,50,
Best bl'k & col d Hose in the city
for 25 cents a pair,
Novelty lot ofChallies justopen'd
A lot of Ladies1 Dongola Kid Button Shoes worked But
ton Holes for$ti oaPair.
Eitra Good Bargains in all kinds of Shoes and slippers at
LWM - BR0S,
Cor. Austin and Sixth Streets.
Doable. Dene tie Trace?.
SutruR Springs. Tex.. May 2. The
news of a a double and horrible trace-
dy whioh oeourred in Delta county yes
terday has just readied here. In Feb
ruary of this year Miss Helen Taylor,
daughter of a prominent aud woll-to-do
farmer, married a young man named
John King, who hailed trom Tonnes
soe and was employed on her, father's
Soon after marriazo tho couplu scorn-
cd unhappily mated, quarreled and
agreed to separate. This occurred on
Sunday, and the wife retnrnod to her
mother's homo, the father haying re
cently died. Upon her arrival at tho
home of her childhood she wroto her
husband a touching letter in which her
undying love for him was again told
and requested that he return to Ten
nessee, for although her love was un
quenohed she could no longer bo his
The letter was reeived and read and
the no doubt penitent husband went to
see his equally stricken wife tho fol
lowing Tuesduy and tried to effect a re
newal of marital ties, but the nife was
unmovabje. The next day ho renew
ed his efforts' in the presence of tho
mother and another lady, but again
mot with refusal. After awhile Mrr
Taylor and her companion retired, and
in a fow moments Mrs. King was heard
to scream. The sereain was followed
by two pistol shots in closo succession
and as the mother of the cirl aDDeired
on the soene a shocking spectaolo was
Her loved daughter lay upon the
floor dead, and close by her side was
the corpse of her truant husband. He
had killed his wifo and from tho same
smoking pistol put an end to his own
Four Chlldrm BnrsMd to Beath.
Baltimore, May, 8 -A distressing
accident by which four ohildren of
Charles Williams, whoso ages rangsd
from 6 to 15 years, wcro burned to
death, took placo last night at Abing
don, near Hartford station on the B. &
O. .railroad. The family, consisting of
husband, wife and five children, retir
ed to rest about 10 o'clook last night.
An hour later the neighbors saw the
bouse burning made an ineffectual at
tempt to quench the flames. Mr. and
Mrs. Williams escaped with the baby,
who will probably die. The parents,
who were seriously burned themselves,
stood and watched the flro, whioh was
approaching their sleeping children.
The hoase burned to the ground and
consumed the cbildren,furniture and all.
These people have no money, home or
clothing. Vice President King of the
Baltimore and Ohio sent a dispatoh
A Short Houortaoon.
WlIITNBV. MaV 8. W. M. Lnvn.
of Fort Graham, tthn linn hnnn n-nrklncr
for over a year on Maj. J. M. Holt's
tarm, was married last Sunday to Miss
Emily Seoin, also an employe in Maj.
Holt's household. Mnndiv nlcrtit.
Love left his brido and has not been
uuiuu ui diiiuu. no wuiib uu in n emu
rain storm in his shirt sleeves, loaving
all his effoots bohind. His wifo says
sho can not account for his strange
conduct, his trirnds tear something
serious has befallen him. Ho was
former from Brazos county, and was
a good steady worker.
A Victim or the Whit .
Anna, III., May 8. James Gordon
who was whipped by White Caps a
week ago. died yesterday of his inju
ries. Tho mannor of Gordon's whip
ping was roost brutal. He was knock
ed down by one of the ruffians and af
terwards held and whipped on his bare
baok till he fainted. Jonathan Ross and
others of that neighborhood have been
warned to leave or take ihe same treat
ment. Fire 1st Taylor
Taylor, Tex., May 3 The Thread
gill opera house oaught fire at 4:10
this morning and is a total loss, valued
at (8000; insured in tho Phooenix,
house for 94000 and fixtures for $500,
Tho eauso of the flro is not know.
In an almanac for tha present veer
I find the following interesting par
ticulars regarding tola deliekws and
highly prised fruits The nature of
this creeping plant is thai noticed by
Shakespeare, who says, in Henry V,
act 1, scene It
Tho strawberry stows iinilsfissss Ifcs usttls,
And wbotssoEsa bsrrkM thriro aat rlyoa best
Ntighbor'd by fruit ot Utor cjaaMty.
The same poet, in mt passage whioh
he has verified from one or our old
historians, has preserved fact by
which itis proved that this fruit has
been cultivated in London at least
ever since the reign of BiehardHI,
for, in the play of that name (act,
scene 4,) Gloeter thus addrsssts the
Bishop of Elys
1 saw good MrawtMrrita la your twrasa short;
Idotussoh you ssaottr sum of thus,'
An old writer has made the follow
ing quaint observation on the straw
berry : "God might have made a bet
tor berry than the atrawberry, but
certainly ha never e" Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tho Eyo Stahor oaf the Bono.
J. L. Craig.tbe potash manufacture
or, base hone that is now 41 yean of
age, and he continues to use the ani
mal in his business, as be has for nino
teen years past. Bangor Qommisnml