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WACO, TEXAS, MAY 7, 1889.
Tlio whito lead manufacturing com
panies arc said to bo forming com
bine, trust, or conspiracy.
Tho fertile lands of Texas nro much
to be proferrcd to the alkali lands of
Oklahoma, but olrcumstancos adver
tised Oklahoma over tho entire con
tinent, and great Is the power of ad-
An artiolo on tho "Babies of tho
world" seems to have struck the
fancy of the Fort Worth Gazette with
double force, asU appeared in two
places in Monday's edition of that
Tho hammer and tho paw aro going
night and Uay In Guthrie, and a groat
busy, bustling town is looming up
whore a few weeks ago the jack rabbit
and tho lizzard woro monarchs of all
Thero is groat suiloring anioHg tho
boomers who get loft in locating
ciaims in UKianoma. unero aro
thousands who exhausted their nerves
to got to tho territory and have noth
ing left on which to got out.
The judgos of district courts are
said to bo sending colored convicts
over age to tho reformotory at Gates
ville, which was designed for youths
under 10 years of age. Fears are en
tertained that it will be filled up with
adults boforo the boys can get in.
Denmark has a now and unique so
ciety. Itiscallodtho "Celibacy As
surance Socloty", its object to provide
for women who can't or won.t marry.
Premiums begin at the age of thirteen
and end at forty. At tho latter age
an unmarried woman recieves an an
nuity for lifo. If sho marries at any
timo after taking out a policy, she
forfeits all claims on the society.
Tho profits of thesoolety are expected
to be enough to provido well for mem
bers who never marry.
Tha New York police force covered
itself all ovor with glory in so manag
ing the Immense crowds in Manhat
tan attending the centennial celebra
tion that perfect order was maintain
ed and nobody was hurt. There has
never been beforo a crowd of suoh
Lugo demenslons gathered together
on earth that there were not a few fa
tal casualties and many serious acci
dents; and that thero were none in
tills case Is due almost entirely to tho
coolness and efficiency of the police
superintendent and men who control
led the motions of the mighty multi
tude. Saturn holds the most conspicuous
lilace in tho heavens during the pres
ent month. Looking upward lq the
early evening twilight, Saturn may
' bo seen a little to the westward of the
zenith point. Several brilliant orbs
uronoarlt, but it may be distinguish
ed from all of them by ono infallible
ign. It alono, says the Globe-Democrat,
of all tho luminaries, in its vi
cinity, shines with a steady light.
Lower In the west, and farther to
northward, shine two bright stars
close together, ono being oi the first
and tho other of tho second mngnl
tudgo. These are Castor and Pollux,
the leading orbs In the constellation
of Gemini, tho Twins, Pollux being
the brighter, Jupiter rlsos about 11
o'clock in thoovonlng In thonponlng
days of May, and appoars earlier and
earlier on each succeeding night,
coming into vlow about 0 o'olook at
the close of tho month. A conjunc
tion betwoon the moon and Saturn
will take place on Tuesday next.
Whou at tholr nearest only about a
degree and u quarter will Intervene
' botween tho moon and Saturn, the
moon being to the northward. A con
junction wth Jupiter will be tho clos
est of the recent series of very close
approaches which the moon has made
to the Giaptrianot. It will, in fact.
be an occultatlou. the disk of Jupiter
being covered at one stage by the
body of tho moon. This event occurs
r on the 18th, two days after our satol-
,,Jltc arrives at its full stage, When
x the moon rises that night Jupiter will
be behind it behind It and hidden
' from view)
A few years ngo a Trench gentleman
in America, M. Thiry, began to agitato
(ho subject of school savings banks for
children. His plan was for tho young pco
plo to Bavo their small sums, from n cent
up wauls, deposit them with tho teacher
each Monday morning, and havo tho
amount recorded on a card, which tlie
pupil kept. As soon as tho sum contrib
uted by any ono pupil amounted to a
quarter, tho pupil received a bank book.
Tho money of tlio school was to bo de
posited in a regular savings bank, his own
sums rogularly credited to each pupil.
Monsieur Thiry had been a teacher in
Trance. Ho had seen tho school savings
bank system tried thcionnd elsewhere
in Euroiic. Belgium has at this time
1,700 schools, that havo on deposit $078,
1C7. Liverpool has 180 schools that havo
saved $122,500. Franco, tho most thrifty
and careful nation on tho globe, has in
bank school children's savings to tho
amount of .$2,407,030. This was collect
ed from 23,375 schools.
Monsieur Thiry thought if tho system
could bo adopted in tho United State?
it would teach our Yankee cliildrcn early
to havo habits of thrift and to under
stand business methods. His idea is
slowly being adopted in various parts of
tho country. Thoro aro now in tho Union
fifty schools that uso the savings system.
They havo already 830,000 on deposit,
all saved fiom tho nickels and small
sums of tho childien. In a bank in Long
Island City, a boy 11 years old has
5437.23 to ills credit. Tho children often
cam the money themselves.
WOMEN AS BREAD WINNERS.
Jaok Rabbits Vs.JPaBteur.
Soaio years ago tho Frenchman, M.
Pasteur, was believed to havo discovered
a remedy for hydrophobia. It was to
inoculato tho patient with tho attenuated
virus of rabies. For this purposo Pas
teur kept hundreds of dogs at his exper
imenting quarters. Tho animals were
tortured without mercy, it is said, in or
der that M. Pastour might pursuo his
theory. Patients ,who had been bitten
by alleged mad dogs were sent to him
from all over tho civilized world. Tho
patients wcro not often suiloring from
rabies when they wero sent to him.
They went because it was feared they
v ould havo rabies. They wero inoculat
ed and in nearly every instance recov
ered. This was considered a triumph
for Pasteur. In most instances it was
forgotten, however, that thero was no
certainty tho patient would havo hod
rabies if ho had not gone to tho French
man's hydrophobia studio.
At nny rate, though, Pasteur was high
In public favor for several years. Re
cently, however, thero is a reaction.
Tlio Australian government offered a re
ward of $100,000 for nny plan that would
rid tho country of tho rabbit pest Pas
teur proposed his homeopathic inocula
tion system. He Bent a large quantity
of virus to Australia. Rabbits wcro
caught and plentifully inoculated. But
thoy did not go mad, they did not bito
other rnbbits and they did not die.
Tho plan was a dead failure as tried
on rabbits. And now,pcoplo are begin
ning to think it may havo been a hum
bug all along. Meantime tho ono fact
that is absolutely certain is tho cruelty
that has been practiced on Pasteur's dogr
all these years.
Tho Century magazine says if America
gota a navy it will bring with it peculiar
temptations to "Jingoism" and perhaps
aggressions on weaker nations. Tho
Century is taking timo by a very long
forelock indeed. At present a look of
two or three years ahead shows no par
ticular signs of tho coming of tho great
A company has really been formed
and is nt work to utilize some of the
waterfall nt Niagara for tho production
of electricity. Somo of tlio rock behind the
falls will bo excavated. From tlieso jx
cavations pipes will bo thrust into tho
fall, and will draw oil water which will
turn tlio driving wheels for dynamo ma
chines. Thus electricity can be gener
ated in such quantities that it is believed
it can bo conveyed long distances and
utilUod as a motivo power for machinery.
It 13 a fact that tho American navy ex
ists now chiefly on paper. It will take
at least two years' steady work to com
plete tho vessels under way or ordered.
Until then tho United States can mako
no showing for a navy. This fact is de
plored by many Americans, who have
already forgotten apparently what was
dono on tlio breaking out of tho war. If
a war should again arise, tho whole re
sources of tho country would bo applied
to tho construction of a navy. In a few
weeks war vessels would bo fitted out
which would nnswer all purposes. Tlio
nations Would sco what wo could do in a
Tho annual agitation about a now
Iiouho for tho presidential family at
Washington is on again. Those who op
pose it say tho grand old historic White
Houbo is a cry good, comfortablo home,
and that a now ono would bo useless and
extravagant. Thoso in favor of tho new
mansion, on tho other hand, assert that
tho old houso to steeped in malaria and
sower gas. Tho business of tho presi
dency has grown so sinco the country
has enlarged from thirteen states to
forty-two, that tho wholo Whito House
is now needed merely for an onjco for
the president. Ho or Ids family have
no privacy, it is said. Even Baby Mc
Kco's milk bottlo has to bo exposed in
tho front windows as a target for repor
ten to shoot at.
Kotnbld i:xaniilqs of tlio SUrcossrs Tliry
Hnvo Struggled for mill Won,
It should always bo an accident,
and is nt best a pitinblo misfortune
when n woman is obliged to boa bread
winner; but when it is so, it docs in
deed look as though tlio less sho crawl
ed (other things being equal) tho bet
ter. This is especially true when sho
has somo decided leaning, leading
instinct or turn toward any snccialtv.
It seems ns if tho thing to do wcro to
throw herself nt onco into tho sphcro
of conditions contributing, to that in
stinct. Having thus launched her
bark w ith Uio current of her destiny,
tho strugglo with tho oars is a willing
one, ana uino times out of ten ends in
tiiumph. This going north to gel
south is a terribly wasteful process of
"getting there," nnd the worst of it is,
it is just as apt to bo impeded by tho
rush of "hustlers" going their own
A host of illustrations tioop to my
mind without reflection. Thero is Mrs.
Bonrdman, of Chicago, who, thrown
upon tlio world, with a turn for cutcr
tainmcntand housekeeping, i-esolvcd to
bo not n slavo but a queen in that lino,
nnd instead of standing shivering on
tho brink of "cheap boarding houso"
Waco .'. Curiosity .'. Shop, x
plenty of money, set up in first clnss
style, nnd remained consistent witli
that idea oven through a Arc whicli
burned up every stick of furniture bo
foro it was paid for. Todav sho counts
a snug littlo fortuuoof sovcral figures,
lives in luxury, travels, need never
sco tho houso from ono end of tho year
to tho other, whilo "nt Mrs. Boaul
man's " establishes on sight tho no
mad's reputation for stylo, respecta
bility and wealth. Sho might today
havo been a vinegar bottled old board
ing housekeeper with thrco calico
dresses on, each dragging below tho
other, tho waist fastened up with pins;
but sho would not havo it so, ana sho
did not. Mrs. Harriet Hubbard Ayer
might havo gono to teaching school
or opened n lozengo shop on tho
north sido when cast upon her own
resources, had bho sunk to her appar
ent possibilities. Look at her nowl
Thero is Mrs. M. E. Taylor, who five
short years ago was thrown out of a
souiy icatucrca nest, with a young
sun i or uauasi, anu nnugui out a
iuuy a lasio lor wings, nut sno rented
a small window in a first class quar
ter; kopt a small sunnlv of troods well
up to tho standard of her own fino
ideals; catered to nono but her cqunls
uuu superiors, louay mrco mammotli
establishments in Paris, New York
and Chicago, property hero and
in Chicago, and $32,000, testify to
tlio value of her judgment Mrs.
Linthicum might havo gono to wash
ing at ono tub with ono pair of hands,
and today would not own a wringer.
Instead sho spent her last cent going
to meet George M. Pullman face to face
and secured tlio contract for all of lm
railroad washing. Today tho mills of
tlio gods grind sheets, pillow cases and
blankets which sho nover sees. She
owns ono of tho finest homes and
turnouts in the city, a residence at
Long Branch, stays by the season in
Europe, where her beautiful littlo
daughter is at school, is young, styl
ish, liandsomo and full of self respect.
Mrs. Hall of Boston, in whoso charm
ing homo Mrs. Frances Hodgson Bur
nett passes most of her timo within
tho city of cultuio, is another illus
tration. The incidents in her strange
lifo somewhat resemblo thoso of that
beautiful personification of pluck, Mrs.
Ayer, in tlio tender pathos of. tho early
chapter, tho nerveful effort of tho
middle ono, and the upquestioned suc
cess which is her present crown. New
A Colored rrodlgy.
Charleston is tho home of ono of the
most wonderful little algebraists of tho
age. He is a littlo boy who is only 13
years of age, black as was over made of
puro African ore, and as uncouth in
somo respects as a vounir 'Caliban. Ii
was said of him, by a gentleman who
imowB nun weu, tnat no is "remark
ablo for almost everything but his per
sonal pulchritude." He is absolutely at
homo with x, y and x in all their pos
sibilitics. He knows all about co-cill-cients
and powers and square roots,
and ho can't bo beat on tho binomial
theorem. Tho wonder of it is that his
patents are very humble people, who
wouldn't know a square root if thoy
tell over it on a country highway.
This boy will soon arrive at a station
where higher education for infants
must bo pushed up a notch or two. A
great many of his fellow pupils are
naturally quito jealous of his reputa
tion at nis school, and thoy speak of
him as that "smart algebra nigger."
Physically ho is something unique His
head, hko tho partht is flattened at tho
"poll." Its development is largely
niado up of aprotruding promontory
(a Capo of Good Hope) and a back
ward rango of the brain behind tho
cars. Ho dresses in tho most careless
manner imaginable, and especially as
to his pants, tho southern and rear
parts of which are usually several do
grees below tho horizon. Altogethor,
ho is littlo, odd and a genius. Ho is a
pupil in ono of tho colored public
schools, nnd his teacher is quito proud
of his prodigy in science and ano
maly in anatomy. Charleston Nows
Waco Curiosity Shop
QUICK MEAL GASOLINESTOVE
SAVES WOOD, TIME & LABOR.
TO EXCHANGE Furni
ture, Stoves or Household
Goods of every description for
a good horse.
TO RENT Good seven-room
house on Dutton street, also
ALL kinds of Household arti
les to buy,sell,exchange or rent
TO SELL Good seven-room
House, or exchange it for
Fort Worth property.
EVERYBODY to call on G.
L. Gooch at Curiosity Shop
and buy goods on the Install
Nice Pnrlor Sett.
Mnrblc-Top Bedroom ScttH.
Walnut Ofllco Desks.
Mnrblc-top Dressing Cases.
Burcau.8, Chairs, Rockers.
Mew and Second-hand Stoves.
Books of every description.
Extension & Kitchen Tables.
Queensware and Glassware.
Lamps and Lamp Chimneys.
Knives, Forks and Spoons.
Nice Qcese Feathers.
Waco Curiosity Shop
Will buy' second-hand Goods,
exchange new for old.
Waco Curiosity Shop.
JWO. T. BATTbE,
Rul Eidfe, Rintol iqd
Block No. 1), Bell's Hll, near tho artesian
well, and overlooks tho city.
12 lots on Tenth street .
10 lots on Austin street. '
5 lots on Franklin street.
37 lots on West avenue.
7 lots on Mary street.
0 lots on Boss street, near artesian well.
7 lots on Clay street, Bell's Hill.
7 lots on Bnrnct street, Bell's Hill.
Buy Now and Make Money. Buy
Now nnd Secure a Home.
How u Duko raid His Father's Debts.
Tho last Duko of Buckingham but
ono died hruvily in dobt. Tlio peer
now deceased, succeeding to tho titlo in
1801. immediately resolved, in tho
most honorable and self denying man
ner, to pay off ovory shilling that his
miner had owed. To this end
iu mo most normlUiko simplicity,
practiced a rigid economy in oyery de
tail, and worked as hard as any clerk
in his oQlco as chairman of tho
Loudon and Northwestern railway.
It was said that his knowledgo
of bolts and couplings, of per
manent ways and rolling stock,
would havo done credit toon engineer
brought up in tho company's service.
liy theso and similar methods tho duko
succeeded in paying all his father's
debts und ridding his estate of alien-cuaibrwjcifc-ai
STAPLE AND FANCY
Hay, Corn, Oats, Bran, Etc
Conntrv Produce Boncht and Sold:
Stolte - Brothers,
GROCERIES AND PRODUCE.
Dellrered In any part of tho city. Increased
trade assures all of onr groceries to he fresh.
Comer Firth and franklin Sts,
Dor muzzles of all kinds at Ambold's
Celebrated Budweiser beer at Cotton
yellow yams at Joe
Elegant assortment of silverware at
yellow yams at Joe
Plain, Ornamental and De
Sewers, Sidewalks and Oomont
M. E. McllRIN
Riverside Livery Stalk
AND HAS THE
Hanflsomest urnouts in the City.
Horses Boarded at tho Moat Rcnsou-
nble Prices. Call and seb him.
All hunting and Ashing outht at
Ambold's gun store.
Insure with Fitzhugh & Motz, un
der Pacific Hotel.
bears suro cure lor catarrh is tho
best. 426 Austin street.
Coal and wood, Geo. W. McLaugh
lin's prompt delivery r
Buy your caudies at Joe Lelimanw,
south 4th streot.
Now crop Louisiana malasses extra
fine at Joe Thompsons
For well served meals go to Leh
man's south 4th street.
First-class carriages for calls, vis
its, etc., at Moider ik Hearne's.
Buy your meal tlckots at Lehman's
restaurant south 4th streot.
Fresh crop cranberries at Joe
Thompsons 4th and Franklin street.
Nice pleasant furnishad rooms at tho
Brunswick from $6 to $8 per month.
Tho Hallet & Davis pianos and
hstey Organs at D. H. Spencer's, lw
A nieo lino of Jewelry and flno
watcli repairing spooialty at A. J.
Polite male nnd fomalo attendants
w on uu visitors at tho artesian
Soda water, milk-shakees, ice cream
soaa, r.na. cream of all flavors at
irrado s. j
Houses to rent by T. D. Hays agent.
Fire insurance offico with Waco Build
Friends, llomans and countrymen
buy jour wood from Vesoy, Mary
stioet, opposito new depot.
Mr. Joo Ratcliff, ono of the best
barbers in tho city has opened a shop
at 1422 Soutli Fifth street.
Hay, millet, chops, cottou seed, oats,
bran baled shucks and all kinds of
feed at Scdborry & Wolf 's, corner 4th
and Mary streets. J
A fino stock of the world renowned
Estoy Organs just received at tho
music storo of D. II. Spencer. For
salo on easy terms, lw
Ladies can find a nice rosnrt in ot
ice cream and other delicacies 'of tho
season at Mrs. White's parlor, South
Fifth street, noxt door to Hotel Royal.
I wood and sho wouldn't;
I sued and she shouldn't,
O, that wo nover had mot.
So I bought her a cord of Vosoy's
wood nnd now sho doth love me,
C. N. Curtis will sell you screen
wire doors and windows, and will con
tract for putting them in. Always keeps
aiun siock on nana, get my prices be
fore buying havo fly traps by tho
1 have over ono million dollars worth
of real estate to soil, and most of it is
bargains, and I desiro to say that lam
only offering to sell bargains. I can't
get big p'riees and if you want you
porperty sold quick give low priccr
and give it to me. I. 0. Meek.
Contractors and parties building
should seo tho firo grates for wood or
coal being put in by G. W. Hewitt.
They are his own patents and aro tho
best things in the state They are
plain or fancy and tho prottiest things
out. Call and sco them at Canuteson's
J. Lcvinski has re-opened at Levin
ski & Lo wine's old stand and carries
the finest line of diamonds, watches,
clocks, jewelry, optical goods and sil
vertvaro of any houso in Waco, and
undersells all competition. t
Professor G. R. Harrison, a first
class piano tuner of over thirty ycare'
experience, has moved -to Waco to lo
cate, permanently. Persons intrusting
their instruments to his hands may
rest assured thoy will have no '
reason to complain. Leave orders
at tho musio storo of D. H. Spen
cer, 704 Austin avpnue. lw
Go. to G. W. McLaughlin's for fat
chickens, turkeys, fresh oggB and but
ter. He has a larce noultrv yard and
you can alwava get from him line", fat
healthy poultry at the lowest market
Nothing Is more healthful nnd In-'
vigorating this warm weather than
artesian water bath. Try it at the
elegant bath rooms on Bell's Hill.
H. C. Jacobs. No. 414 Austin stret
Is tho fashionable tailor. Fino goods,
Imported and domestic and of latest
patterns. Fits guaranteed and flnost
workmanship. Give him a call.
Rovai Barber Palace, now Stone
building, Wiggins & Storm. Hot and
cold b?ths 25 cents. First class work
and polito attention. Call and see
If you want to borrow money inter
view J. T. Battle, Secretary Peoplo's
Building and Saving Association, t
Houbos to rent by T, D. Hays agent.
Firo insurance oflico with Waco Build
Gooigo Campbell is tho best posted
man on lottery business in the state.
Buy your tickets of him.
Taulman & Vivrctt run tho Peoplo's
Grocery corner 8, 6th and Austin
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