WACO EVENING NEWS
WACO, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1889.
Ladies' Ready-made Suits
New, Stylish and Neatly Made
In ill llzn md QuilHIii.
Every Lady can find just what she
wants without going through the
worry and vexation -of having her
dresses made to order.
Ladies' "Vhite Lawns suits, trimmed with embroidery at $4 25.
White Lawn suits, pretty, trimmed with fine embroidery and
stylishly made, at , $7 .
White Lawn suits, trimmed in Hamburg Embroidery, waist
to match, very pretty, at $8 50.
White Lawn suits, directoire waists, and over drapery in one
piece, quite stylish, at 5M1 b-
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 5-
Ladies' Gingham suits, very stylish,- fringed sash, choice
colors, at $7 00.
Ladies Satteen suits, with albetros fedora fronts and velvet
reveres collars and cuffs, at ?ju'
And a thousand other styles and qualities, which should be
.seen to be appreciated.
Cor. Fli aii Austin Streets.
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
sm carry the largest stock
iw r . : ..1.- :...
ui vurpuis 111 111c cuy.
And we want every
body to know that there
large sale of Carpets at
auction in New York
City some two weeks
j since, at which we
bought very largely lor
spot cash ; in met, we
believe we have too
many, and have con
cluded to offer them at
the lowest prices ver
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 ottered.
you can get in a variety
of patterns at ;7,sC1 40c,
asc. soc a vard. These
goods usually sell at 65c
to 85c a yard.
Brussells carpets at
55c and 65c that used
to sell at 75c to $1.00.
Brussels carpets at
7sc that would be coiv
sidered cheap at $100 a
Wilton Velvets at 90c
and $1.00; not a piece
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 bxtra bupers
at 570 a yard; also all
Wool three-plys at 75c
These are Bargains
and will not 1)0 of
fered soon agaiii.
TESlM-SIUMIllf wsmki GI1
T. F. JOXTES
W. H. JONES.
JONES : BROTHERS,
REAL ESTATE AGENTS,
.Cor. 5th and Austin Sts.
Offer Ten Great Bis this feel
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.
27-inch China Silk will be sold at
75 cents a yard.
A large lot Fans,'worth 2 5 & 35c
' 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 & cold Hose in the city
for 25 cents a pair,
Novelty lot ofChallies justopen'd
A lot of Ladies' Doopla Kid Button Shoes worked But
ton Holes for M- so a Pair.
Extra Good Bargains in all kinds of Shoes and slippers at
Cor. Austin and Sixth Streets.
"WACO FURNITURE GO., UNDERTAKERS GOODS,
II Fine Wool, Cement and Metallc U Burial Cases, Bnrial Rolec.
AN EXPERIENCED UNDERTAKER AT THE STORE NIGHT AND DAY, SCIENTIFIC EMBALMING.
OVER THE WIRES.
bxj-y ' -A.3sr:ry sell all KXisros of
On Farm and Wild Lands on
Long Time, at Low Rates of
Telegraphic Miscellany Care
fully Culled From Sundry
All, Business will have Prompt
J. D. Mayfield,
o JOHN D. MAYFIELD. l .
tjwjk ,:, broker.
JOHN D. MAYFIELD,
Secretary Texas Savings Loan Association,
respectiuny soucus yum uusmwa.
J0I111 ! MayJIielci.
Xesroee Driven Front the Polls.
New Orleans, La., C The mu
nicipal election in Layfayotto, tho
onnnio Hfliit nf Lafavctte parish in this
state, was stopped to-day by tho sheriff
because a fair eleotion was unpossiDie
and because a mob armed with rifles
had invaded the town, stood around
Mm nnnrthonsa and refused to allow
fhn nfiitmp to vote. The regulators met
yesterday and gave notice of their in
tention to prevent any negroes voting.
Their threat was callnd to the atten
tion of the governor, who doclined to
act until tho law was violated.
TCnrlv fViis tnnmiiuif several largo
bands of regulators j well armed with
Winchester rifles, rode to tho town. A
majority camped just outside the limits,
about thirty or more rode to the court
house where the election was to bo
Vinlri cmrrnnnded it and tho DUDllO
nnitBM onrl nrnnlnimflfl tnonaPinGflV
their intention to provent any blaok
votes bcinir oast. Sheriff Broussard
offered to escort tho negroes wno wibu
od to vote to the polls and started for
them at tho head of a largo number of
blacks, but the moment lie enterea mo
squaro a rush was made at tho party
with cries of shoot "Shoot him," "Kill
himl" Tho negroes fled and tho sheriff
nnlnrnil thfi ROUrthoUBO alODC.
The commissioners, olerk of tho
I court and tho sheriff then decided that
it was impossible to hold an election,
that the force of regulators was too
strong for them and accordingly olosed
tho polls and retired, drawing up a
statement of tho occurences, which
was forwarded to tho governor.
Who nmilatnra wnrn mflilliv from tllO
country districts and not entitled to
VOtO in Uie iuuiuuiim oiiiviv.v.. . -
rnvnttn i.-ivtavctte ib a prosperous
... r onnri nnnln at the function of
the Southern Pacific, and itsOpelansas
branch. The Regulators, as the mob
call themselves, were organized a year
ago. They include a majority of tho
whites in Lafayette, St. Martin and
neighboring parishes, mainly In the
country districts. Two weeks ago at
the munioipal election in St. Martins
ville, a few miles from Lafayette, these
Regulators raided tho town from the
country distriots.rodo up and down tho
streets firing their rifles and gavo no
tice that no negroes should vote.
Non voted, although, the no
groes constituted moro than half the
population of tho town. There was
then as there" aro in Lafayotto to-day
two Democratic tickets in the field.
Last week the .regulators, 200 strong,
.rmoil nritli riflnR. acrain rode into St.
w.uwt 1. .- ..-., -0 r
Martinsville, visited all the nogroe
churches and gave orders that there
should bo no prayer meetings held at
night, an 6rder that was strictly oboy
ed last night.
Sheriff Broussard telegraphed Gov
ernor Nichols of the condition of af
fairs in Lafayette, and asked what ho
should do. The governor ordered him
at onco to summon a posse and if any
fit.izAnfl rnftmnd to serve on it to prose-
oute them, xno governor uoch nun
fhinlr it. nnnnmmrv to send milllia IU
Lafayette, belioving that tho local au
thorities will oe aDio to preserve oruer
there If they cannot ho will order
t.tin statu trnnna t.tinrn from St. Marv
and Iberia. The sheriff has succeeded
in arresting ten of tho regulators, and
has them looked up in the parish jail.
There is somo fears of trouble, and
that an attempt of tho comradis to re
lease IUUU1 Will 01UU0
to two polieomen to run tho boy down
Broadway. An officer took up tho
chaBO across tho lawns of Union Square
when the fugitive Urod inroo suois
from a revolver into tho ground. At
this momont ho ran into tbo arms of a
park policeman. Inspector Byrnes had
never seen tho lad before and ho re
fuses to givo any account of hiniBolf.
Tho package of bills was returned to
tlio nwnnd anil tho bov was locked UP
to await further investigation by tho
To BebHlld MftnaBeld College.
Nanbfield, Tex., May 5. Pursuant
to a call of Joseph Nugent, the citi
zens of ManBflold and vicinity met at
tho city hall last nigm to ueviso wuy
and means by which to rebuild the col
lege, which was burned a fow days
since. Tho noblo and puono spirtcu
TnV.n Pr.liif.i- nrnnnRGH to donate to the
publio tho enuro scnooi grounuo viv
VldCd me ClllZaUB Will Kivvv a vuuuuig
that will be an honor and ornament to
the oity. The community feels conn
dent of success aftor having eloetcd
tho following gentlemen as trustees :
A. J. Dukes, John Blessing II. Poo,
J oo Nugent, Troy Hackler, E. Hard-
ing and J. . unorp.
Trrlnc the Grab Grae.
Nrw York, May 6. A' young Eng
lish lad hardly eighteen years old,
snatched a $600 package of bills from
the' hands of a depositor at the bank
of Metropolis yesterday afternoon and
ran. Inspector cymes uuppmiwu w
be passing at the moment and shouted
Hr Paitt, -Minn.. Mav fl. Furious
forest fires are raging in north Michi
gan and northern Wisconsin, anu nu
immense amount of damago has been
done. Squth of Ashland for 150 miles
tho forests aro ablaze. On the Fon
du Lao Indian reservation over $20,
nnn vnrt.h nf akiddod Iocs went up.
Other lossos, aggregating $10,000 also
ooourred on tho reservation. Cumbor-
Unrl WUnnniiin. is also WllOllV SUr-
rounded by fire. Tho losses aggregate
$40,000. North of Grantsburg, Wis.,
thn firA hao nwent tho coutitrv. destroy-
1 . .il.!Hr S.o nfli alnnrr tlin
Northern Pacific. In tho neighbor
hood of Cromwell tho Tamarik forests
and whatever olso comos in tho way aro
burned. It is hoped a heavy rain will
come soon to put a stop w lurmur
spreading of tho fire. Near Sllnchloy,
Minn., Thomas Campbell and Ernest
Lowell were surrounded by fire and
finally their camp outfit was burucd
about them. Thoy took refugo on half
an aero of plowed ground, but were ter
ribly burned and will die. Four yoko
of cattlo perished.
Albany, Ga., May 6. William Gil
nn n nrnminntit voiinL' man of Al-
r"'" . r ",.' ..j?j liu..i i.i.
bany, last evening snot un ?
seventeen ycaroiu who muim-, mm
then shot himself. Gilmoro and bis
wife had been married only a fow monts
and life together had boon an unhappy
one. Tbelr marriage was consumatcd
by an elopement. In a few weeks tho
Ant.la nf tlm nair btcan. and thoy
finally ended in Gilmoro's leaving his
Wile. rrienu iuwiimwu """
in tho matter, and a reconciliation was
effected. This reconciliation, howovcr,
was not perraanont and a socona.scpa
tion ensued a short while sin"e, and
soon after the second separation a
young Ban began to call on Mrs. Oil-
more. It is supposed that this wat
tlm Ininioilintn nniioo of tlm tracrodv. A
day or two ago Gilmoro was heard to say
that it no oouiu not navo vannio no
ono clso should.
White Cop Uelna-e.
St. Louis, May 5. White Cap out
rages roportcd from Atchison, Kan ,
and Birmingham, Ala, At tho former
placo tho victim was Phil Edwards,
colord, who was severely whipped by
white-capped regulators on tho ohargo
ot general worth lessness. ine vioum
is in a prooarious condition.
At a little station on tho Louisville
& Nashville, not far from Birmingham,
Ala., a hand oi wnite uaps won w
tho house of a section boss named
Cooper and stuck a notico on tho door
ordering Mrs. i;qopcr to get riu ox ne
gro boarders. No attention was paid
to tho notice, and the Whito Caps re
turned a fow days later and riddled tho
It 1 .i.t. I. ..II... V...I J!.1 n.
uoopnr nouso wim uiii.uib, uut um m
find the occupants. There is great ex
citement over tho outrago.
Comedian and rhlloopli.r.
Somo years ngo studonta of tho Co
lumbia Law school, Now York, no
ticed that every Saturday morning a
stranger occupied a placo in tho hall
dovotcd to tho literary course. Ho
was a flno appearing gentleman of
40 years, apparently, who listened to
tho lectures on literature with great
attention and took voluminous notes.
Week after week and month after;
month this quiot but evidently well
trained gentleman was seen in his ac
customed place. His presence excited
no littlo attention, and his identity no
littlo conjecture. His mohilo and
smooth shaven faco looked strangely
familiar to tho studonts, but they
couldn't "placo" it.
Suddenly on, ono day, a boisterous
young man who had attended the tho
atro tho night before startled everybody
in his neighborhood by exclaiming in
an audible whiipen
"By George I I'll toll you who that
And ho did. It was Francis Wilson,
the comedian of the Casino company,
who was improviniif his shining hours
Ui a way tnat wouiu nave uonu uvui
lo a philosopher. And yet wo so no
reason why a comedian should not bo
considered a very jovial philosopher.
Cut and cord wood cheap as the
choapest atjtho woodyard of W. T.
Mcc(tf. oorner 8th and Mary street, t .
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