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Entered at the l'ostoffleu at Waco, Texa, an .See Matter
VOL. 4. NO. 149
50 Cents Per Month
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A Car Load of Scabs Stampeded In
'I'i'Aiis to Itclluve tlio Mrtltrrs nil tlio
ban Amoiilo mill .Ii-iiiimik 1'ui.h,
anil lit rgciila Tliclr Car un Cut
Out anil lis Occupants llrlven to
tlio Wooiln llrdlmii Kuiiriicd.
Are showing quite a number of New
Novelties for New Year's Presents, and all
other departments being over the rush, are
getting ready to take inventory
to this we are having
Orel! Remnant Emu
Of all kinds of Dry Goods, and wishing
to close out all the departments to avoid
listing them we will offer some Great Bar
gains all this week.
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We invite you to visit our immense newly-stocked furni
ture emporium and make a careful inspection of our splen
did assortment of fine furniture and novelty articles suitable
for Holiday presents. We are showing a stock of unques
able splendor and superiority and we feel sure that a visit to
onr establishment cannot fail to prove interesting and in
structive to every visitor. We will take pleasure in showing
you through our stock whether you are ready to make pur
chases or not. Our special displays will be continued
through the Holiday season and our store will remain open
until 9 p. m. to accomodate those who cannot visit us during
the day.
We have left nothing imdonej-tn make oar assortment com
plete and you will find it an easy matter to make a selection
from our splendid stock. A beautiful calendar for '92 will
bepresented to each lady visitor this -week and a Holiday
Spi-clul to I bo News:
Liitle ltooic, Ark., Jan. fl. There
was great excitement in railroad ere e-
hero yesterday, over thj ejection 01 a
oarload of "scab" railway employes
at Argentd. who wero eu route lrom
Indianapolis and Louisville to Aransas
Pass to relieve the strikers on tho
Sun Atitouio and Aransas Pass mil
road. A telcgrim had been received
here, ordering a breakfast for tho
party and, in this way, information
was received by railway t employes at
Little Rook and Argonta'
Conductor McElroy, who ljad charge
of the rain carrying the npeoiaISouih
em Pacific sleeper, in whioli tfie party
were traveling, received a telegram
at a point abovo Poplar' Bluff,
signed by ard , "Master
Green, of Argenta, j 'asking
him to cut out the carat Poplar Bluff
The- order seemed so unaccountable
Mr. MoElroy telegraphed back to
Green for fuithor orders Grscn was
astounded at tno inquiry, utjcily ig
norant of such an order, nd tela
graphed McElroy to bring tbfi car on
fit A rrvnn fa mt
At 10:30 this meninj i fcrowd of
several hundred men, chieflv .railway
employee, wero at the Forr iSiiiith and
Iron Mountain crossing wnon the oan
non ball from St. Louis steamed ho.
No sooner had the train arrived,
when a tall, burly man cried out to
the crowd "Cut the hoso and we'll
drop tho car out!" A hundred rushed
to do his bidding, the hose was out
and another sleeper in the rear out.
When tho train started for Liitlo
Roek, the mob having neglected to
out the bell cord, the engineer's bell
rang and he stopped tho train. By
this time all tho engine whistles in
tho yard began to blow and it seemed
as if bedlam had broken loose. A
hundred men rushed into the "deeper,
driving the occupant?, some forty tel
egraph operators, machinists and
brakemen, now thoroughly alarmed
trom the car and into tho swamps 100
feet beyond. Most of thorn wero
driven into a. pond through which
they floundered, followed by their
inluriated pursuers. The sleepers
were recoupled to tho
train and it crossed the
river into Little Hock, where a band
of men boarded the oar and with
knives cut to pieces all tho baggage ot
the scabs.
J. H. Littleficld, who is in charge
of the party of Bcabs, and several of
his companions, who esoapod tho mob,
having taken rofugo in tho rear eleop
or, took tho train lor Texas, wbilo the
other members of the party are in tho
swamps awaiting for an opportunity
to escape.
Tho various labor railway unions
are strong in sympathy for thoirstnk.
ing brothers in Texas, and it is fortu
naio that none of tho party sent to
take their places ret eived no serious
personal injuries,
Tlio Iliinu'uriun -Voire.
BleclBl to Tlio News.
New Yoiik, Jan. 2. Mile. Mario
Barkany, tho Hungarian aotress, will
begin her American engagement at
Amberg's theatre tonight. Ste will
be supported by tho Amberg st:ok
oomnanv Mile. Barkany's repertory
includes "Adroenne Lecouvreur,"
"Dora," "Franoillion," "Tho Maid of
Orleans," Faust" and "Fedora."
Mile. Barkany has reooived several
decorations, notably tho medal for
"Art and Science," from the Dude of
I'riicllnmil Ml cr IMcccm.
Special to theNowe.
Washington, Jan. 2. Tho mints
at Philadelphia, San Frmniseo and
Now Orleans began today tho coinage
of tho half dollar, quarter dollar and
ten cent BiWer pieces of the now de
L stenprices will sell you wc will sell ycny this coming week. W c
will start the ball with a lot of men's suits at $8.oo worth $12.00. Sec them.
Our $10, $12 5o, $i5, $18, and S20 suits in Cutaway and Sacks arc the best
value that money can buy See them.
Best line of men and boys over coats in Waco.
Tho pirces are $5, 8, 10, 12.50, i5, 18, and 20. See them.
Kneo Pants at 2F) cents, 5o, 75, i, 1 25, 150 and 175. , " Sec them.
Shirt waists at 25 cents, 40, fo, 75 and $1.00 world beaters Sec them.
Underwear at 50 cents, 75. $1, i2j, 1.50 up to Goo. See them
a9t black socks at 25 cents Fo, 71'), $1 00 and i.5o. See them
Neckwear at 25 cents 5o, 75, 1.00 1.20 and i.fjo, Finest in Waco. Sec them
White full dress shirts. New: just the thing &i 75 See them. See them
That lot of white star shirts we are closing out at 60 cents.
11 you want bargains come
407 Austin Avenue.
Live.ry and Transfer Stables.
Tho old Orand Bulldlntr, North Plaza, Waco Texas.
The finest vehicles and horses it: the city. Call carnages for ladies a spe
cialty and when desired, ladies can have a driver in hvcry. All trains met.'
Prompt attention to all oiders and satisfaction guaranteed. Horses
boarded on reasonable terms.
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nflM'TRl? A Pf AM.I Get ilic Kcwcsi, Iicsl and Cheapest by C
UUn 1 Dili A lLlUu ! at 705 Austin Sheet llclbro Itaviiig.
Tltll'I.I'.n WITH SI 0,000 UOKTII.
A I'oiMilhir Condition of 'I'IiIukh
In illllu'iinUoc Forced lit
Continue u Still.
Special to The News.
Milwaukee, Jan. . An "interest
ing case will bo culled in Judge
Austin's court, on Monday. The title
of tho caso is Hoso "Roooh vs Wil
Imui Smith," and the plaintiff wants
$10,000 damages for Inoach of prom
ise. Th peculiar fcaturo of the ease
is that complications havo arieon by
which a state law may bo used to com
pel particB to go to law whon thoy
do not wish to.
Mr. Smith is a resident of Wausau
and is said to ho quito wealthy. Up
makes occasional trips to Milwaukee,
and on one of theso visits several years
ago, it is alleged, ho became enam
ored of Rosa Rosche, a prepossess
ing you:,g woman, and promised to
marry her.
In hor complaint Rose alleges that
for tho last ten years sho confidently
expected to become Mrs Smith, and
now she considered that her affections
havo bcou trifled with f 10,000 worth
She rotained MoKouny, MoAuliffo and
Wamhold as counsol, and the suit
against Smith was begun June 10.
Tho most interesting phase oc
curred a few days ago, when
Mies Rosche wulkud into the
office of her attoruoys and calmly in
formed them that she had settled with
tho defendants. She also tendnrcd
tho attornojs a feo of $75.00. Tie
attorneys promply rejected the oiler
for thoy had takou tho caso under tho
law passed by tne last legislature,
whioli permits lawyers to tako cases
on contingent fees. That is, an at
torney can take a case with tho under
standing that he is to reoeivo as his
feo any propi r ion of the proheods
that may Do agreed upon. The law
further makes tho attomoy'H feo a
lion on tho subject matter of the caso.
Tho attorneya agreements with Miss
Itosoho was that thoy should get half
of tho prooeeds. Thoy learned that she
was going to rcooivo $500 from Mr.
Smith, so thoy rejootcd hor offer of
$7" and domanJed $250. She re
fused to give them more than t7f.
Tho lawyers then had the settlomont
set aside and got out an injunction
restraining the parties to tho wit from
making auy kind of settlement.
Tho McKiiIro Trlul.
8. clnl to llio Nowh.
MiuiHiKtown, Conn., Jan. 2. It
has been decided that the trial of
Frank W. MuGuirc ohargod with tho
murder of Mrs. Amelia G. Gicgory,
will como in next week in thu Court
of Oyer and Terminer. Mrs. Sarah
A. Brown, who is thought to he an
aocomplico of McGuiro is under olosfc
survcillanco. She his made a state
ment which is an attempt to divert
uuspiaian from herself and Frank
McGuiie and to lastcn the ciimn on
Warren Bnuington. Brazington,
was an accomplice beforo tho aot and
shared in the booty. IIo has since
turned informer and iH held in jail as
a principal witness against his asso
ciates in guilt. Mrs Brown declares
that it'wns Brazington and not Mo
Gnire who killed Mrs. Gregory. The
fact that there is an absolute and un
imprmohabio alibi established in
Brazington's casu deprives hor state
ment of any value.
Cam iiindoro PI -l villi'.
S pi clnl to Tlio N'tWh
Wamiinoton, Jan. 2, The four
yoars term of Commodore Melville,
engineer in ehiif of tho United States
navy expires thiH month. In recog
nition of tho work porloruiea by tho
Bureau of Steam (Engineers uuer his
direction, consisting in the designing
or approval of maohinory aggregating
over 25,000 horso power, and em
bodying such original ideas as the
triple screw cruiser Pirate Secretary
Traoy has signified his intention of
re-appointing Coinmodoro Melville for
a second term of four years.
Itmcry'H Afcuuiluiil on Trial.
BpecUl to Tho Nbivm
C niOAf.o, Jan. " Martin Badger,
the Wabaah Avenuo tailor, who stab
bed E. W. Emory, whom-ho found
walking with his divorced wife Christ
mas night, is having a hearing boforo
Justico Ulonnon today.

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