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WACO DAILY NEWS, FEBRUARY 5 1892. -BE ON TIME." WE AKISELMNG aler,Wie Oil, 150 Test, 14 CENTS. Brilliant Oil, I2o tost. 10 CENTS- .SVhiI its ymtr onft irnn't taut rif '; id wire, for thin W. K. FINKS & CO Tho Fire Escape Ordinance Passed and THrRECORDER ORDINANCE READ 'I' lie firm Time mnl l.ulil Over A v. Hvaoliitloii from Aldoriuuu Haiv liinaoii I'liiiiiicem Soma Smvcr I'c- tltloim.-Tlic INitylor Damage Milt IHhCllfcftect. The city council mot last night, Mayor McUulloch presiding. Mayor 31cCulloch notified the coun cil that tho attorneys for Mra Mary L. Hunter threaton to brine; suit for the land at the crossing of Speight and Fifth unless tho eity paid for it. Alderman Herbert moved to defer action until tho next meeting and that the city seoretary be required to furnish the data brought before tho oouncil at a previous meeting bearing upon the case. Petition of S. C. Olive for a reduc tion in tho tax assessment on certain property was referred to the city at torneys. Tho following report from the school committee was read signed by nil the members savt. Alderman Her bert. To tlie Mayor and City Council of Waco: We respectfully report that the board has aooeptcd tho resignation of Miss Mary V. MoAlpino ono of the leaohers in the Columbus street school and havo elected iu hor phoe Mrs. Hattio CoDgor and ask confirmation of our action. Second We submit also that sinco the organization of the public schools in Waco, it has boon a uniform cus tom "id practice in tho colored bchools to require tho children by turn to sweep the bouso no janitor being employed by the eity. There has never been any written regulation on tho subject and is not now and nover has beon any general objection, but recently an objsotion has been made and the board has adopted a written rule endorsing the former practioo to-wit: Authorizing tho principal of the school to require the pupils in turn when necussary to sweep the house and that a refusal to do so is an aot of disobedience and that the soholars shall obey or go home. We submit this regulation applicable to oolored schools only for action of tho oouncil. Respectfully, Wiley Jones, John O. West, A M. GRinniiK, Jab. B. Bakek. Alderman Herbert opposed tho clause in the report requiring the oolored children to do the swooping unless same rule waB applied to all tho sohools, and he did not believo tho oounoil had any authority to re quire tho sohool ahildron to labor uu (lcr penalties. Aiderman Brinkerhoff took the same view of it. A motion to rojeot that part of tho report was made by Maj. Herbert and seconded by Judge Brinktrhoff. Alderman West explained what tho oimmitloe thought was tho necessity fo- the rule; tat tho colored ohildron had been in the habit of sweeping, and to onforco that custom it was nec essary to have wrttton rules. Alderman Baker also defended tho report, station that tho parents of the colored children generally desired that their ohildron should learn those things, Tho motion to rejoot was adopted 5 to 1 Tho regular batoh of b'ills approved by iho finanoo committee were allow ed and ordered paid. The jury of appraisers in tho Dr. A. THE CITY COH DHhk Hl IB 11 h D HI HI 9n (W0 Baking ICLdiiPowdei: . Used in Millions of Homes .0 Years the Standard L. Jonos condemnation proceedings sent in a bill for services and tho bill was allowed and ordored paid. The gas bill for lights in tho city hall last month was larger than tho ohairman of tho iioauco committeo thought it ought to bo und the dis cussion brought n motion from Alder man Brinkerhoff to instruct t e gas committee to have a gaB metro put in tho Blue Room whioh was adopted. Alderman Hawkina submitted tho following rooommendation: To the Hon. Mayor und Clly Council: I would respoctfully call tho atten tion of your honorable body to tho continued creation of now indebted ness by this oounoil without making provisions for the paymont of same, it is not only unlawful and works a hardship upon an innocont contractor, but is not consistent with a sound finanoial policy, and tin payment of these amounts of this now indebted ness ont of funds set aside for another purpose creates a deficiency that will work a hardship upon innooont em ployes drawing their salary from that fund. I would urge this matter upon your honorablo body for serious oon siderAtion. In tho handling of tho street forco I find that tho street com missioner draws the amount in full of tho weekly pay roll and settles with the men. I would respectfully reoom mend that ovcy man employed on the street force Do requirod to sign tho pay roll and tho oily secretary bo re quested to issuo a draft on tho city treasurer to oaoh employed for tho amount duo them. I would also re commend that your honorablo body take moro notico of the working of tho street force. Tho monthly report made by the street commissioner is not worth reading. It gives no data by which tho counoil can arrive at a conclusion as to whethor tho work done justifies tho expenditure. I would further rooommend that tho street commissioner bo required to present to your honorablo body at every rogular meeting an ourline of his intended work the succeeding weok, giving the looation and charac ter of his work, for your approval. Ilespoctfully submitted. W. E. Hawkins. Tho report was adopted. The eeorotary was instructed to communioato with Mr. Thad Holt of Houston in regard to tho land claimed by him in Clay Btreot. Tho joint committee reported favor ably the application of Jones and Oglesby for tho hiro of tho oity pris oners and tho mayor was instructed to enter into a contract with the par ties for 12 months beginning Jan. 1 1S92 to tako all tho prisoners of tho city. Tho firo osoape ordinance was read the third time and passed. Tho ordidanco orcatiig tho office of oity recordor was read first timo and wont over. An ordinance ropealing an ordinanco granting tho Houston & Texas Cen tral railway a franohise to lay a side track in the Fifth ward was road first timo and motion to table was made but withdrawn by Alderman Wost. I3y motion of Alderman Payne con sideration of tho ordinance was in definitely postponed. A petition from W. T. Harris and others for a sower was referred to the street committee. Another potition from Hinohman Petticrew and othors for a sewer in tho FirBt ward was read and referred to tho street committee and oity en gineer. City Attornoy John F. Flint was granted leave of absonce until Satur day evoning. Alderman Payne submitted an ordinanco abolishing the oflioe of oity public woicher, whioh was read first time and allowed to tako tho rcg lur course. Matter of Dutting in a light in front of tho Fifth ward engine house was referred to the firo committee. The mattor of tho judgment ob tuined against tho city by Mr. John Naylor, was brought up. Tho caso had beon first tried in the justice court and a judgment for $125 obtained. An appeal to the county court resulted in a judgment for $1G0. The city at- tornoy explained that there seemed be no way to avoid tho judgment, to The suit is fir damage on a buggy broken on a bridgo on South Third stroet below Waco creek. Alderman Jonos said it wus a peculiar case; tht no person could bo found who had seen that buggy sineo the accident; that plaintiff had it in a house look ed up City Attomey Flint said the evi dence adduocd in the trial showed that tho shafts were both broken,the spatter board smashed, tho exlos both sprung, the back of the body orushed and that the vehiole wbb nearly new hav ing boon purolmsod only a few weeks beforo at a cost of $180. Alderman Brinkerhoff did not see how thero could be anything loft but a small pilo of old iron if the testi mony was true. Tho matter ww dropped and the oouncil adjourned. ALL OVER TOWN. Remember that tonight is tho night for tho Board of Trade to meet in rocular session. There is a whole lot to do. Go and do it. A negro woman, Mrs. Brixy, drop ped dead yeetorday afternoon while sweeping hor house. Heart disease is said to have been the cause of her sudden death, Mr. Sol Weslow attorney for N. W. Itjese of Louisville, Ky., his bdught the stock, fixtures etc., of Lack & Son, tho Fourth street merchant tail ors. Tho prioe paid was $1250.00. Mr. 31. B. Davis, tho fluent poncil pusher of Tho Day, has partially re covered from a protracted and severo oaso of la grippe, is again at his past but is as yet only ablo to perform half work. The News regrets to announce tho serious illness of Mrs. Charles B. Pearrc, at her homo on South Fourth street, and joins her many friends in wishing her a speedy and comploto recoviry Mr. James Beokett of Liverpool, England, left last night for his old home across the "big pond." He leaves a host of friends behind who will miss him both in social and business oircles. Tho already exoellent library of tho Baylor University was greatly bene fitted by tho addition of a full set of Bancroft's history, A present from Gen. Felix II. Robertson, which was highly appreciated. The Philornathesian Literary so ciety of Baylor University will hold open sossion in the, university chapel next Saturday ovening, February 0, at 7.30 p. m. The publio aro invited to be present. No admisson fee. Interesting oxcroises, consisting of orations and essays and music, by members of tho senior class will be held at Baylor University, beginning at 2:30 this afternoon. Friends of tho univoraity are oordially invited to attend. No admission foo will bo charged. The ladioB of tho World's Fair Commi8son are working earnestly to raiso Waco's quota of the World's Fair fund, and tho gentleuion may aid them greatly. No ono should for- cot their reception tonight at Mrs. Col. Prathers. Tho craployea of Goldstein eVMigei made up a purse of $5 50 among them and presented it to Mrs L. E. MoDonnell who has beon in tho oity hospital sinco tho burning of her home a few nights ago. This is a commendable aot of charity, worthy of emulation. An exciting runaway occurred last night on tho publio square, whioh oame noar demolishing several ohille stands. This oalamity was averted only by the overturning of tho buggy, whioh changed tho oourso of tho maddened animal and caused it to de scribe several oirolcB on tho square beforo being oaught. Tho horso and buggy was a livery turn-out from tho stables of Mr. O. W. David. No ono was hurt, but the fine buggy was al most complotoly demolished. FORSYTHE & COREY. CLEARING SALE Everything at Cost Except Shirts and E. & W. Collars. 205 silt Cash 205 Look what you pay on crodit and sco how I sell the samo article for oash. CUKDIT. CASH. Largo Jar Imperial Pickles, Larco Jar Herican $1.00 .75 Pioklet, Half gal. bottled pick. Quart bo' tied pickets, Piot bottled pickles, Bbl Mixed pickles gal Bbl small pickles, gal 31b Tomatos, per can, lib Family Peas, can 3600 Parlor Matches. Best eating I potatoes GritB 20 pounds for Gran Sugar 10 lbs, for Arbuckle's Coffee, Best pat Flour, sack, .75 .00 .50 .25 .25 .15 .55 .10 .05 .40 .50 .30 .15 .10 .20 .m .40 .25" ,40 bk .25 1.00 35 1,00 1,00 18 1.00 .25 ,22 1.05 1,40 Friends this is but a small sketch of my low cash prices. Call at my store, d. H. SHOPE 205 South Third Street. VERY MUCH HIED. A Deed of Trust Which Brought About Trouble. CREDITORS ARE DISPLEASED ISroiiglit Into Court I pun l'cucu warrants, but Promptly IHMiiUseit Wlion the 'leMtlliiony In Heard, An Affair that lias (Jeuorutcd Somo Had Feellnc iu Certain Clr clos Too Hindi Conlidunuu in ono .Hun Cauau .llauj' Others to ITlourii. II. B. Cohen, tho Fifth street mer obant, who inado a deed of trust a few days ago for the benefit of I lay don and Haydon, filed a complaint, on tho 2nd beforo Justice Gallaghor, against M. Marks and E. Frankfott, charging them with making threats of serious bodily harm against him, and feiring tho parties thus charged would oarry their threats into cxeoution ho desired that they be placed under peace bonds. Tho trial oame up for hearing this morning and proved a veritable farco. The state was represented by Assis tant County Attornoy L. T. Williams and tho defondants by Mr. Sol Wes low. Tho court room was crowded with tho friends of tho defendants and a very few of those of the complainant. Among those of tho latter was Phillip Powski, a would-be Jewish lawyer and witness in favor of Cohen, who sat at the elbow of the attornoy for the state and coached him throughout the trial. Iu order to make his testi mony weighty he swore that ho had, for tho past two months, been on bad terms with tho complainant but hear ing of his danger was advised by an other porson that ho must put asido prejudioe and stand botween his eno my (Cohen) and threatened danger to him. This ho did, and had over since slept with him, with a shot gun at his bedsido, and bad acoompanicd him on the streets to protect him from the violenco of the mob. The witi ess referred to, as having informed him of dangor of his former onouiy, Cohon, was in, and who ad vised him to make friends, informed him of his dangor and protected him, protested that ho had given him (Powske) m such advioe and made him out a ptovaricator. Other witnesses stated, upon oath, that Cohen had, thiouh the deed of trust, laterally robbed them of t'cir hard earnings, and that they did not intend to do him any bodily harm, but they had held a mooting to confer to gothor to raiso a fund to contest in tho courts tho trust deed, and to try to get their just rights. Needless to say, tho defendants wero promptly discharged. Having heard tho testimony, and seeing that the partios were some what oxoited over their losses, The News reporter cast about to loam tho facts about tho mattor whioh wore not admissible upon the trial of tho case. From tho statements of tho parties themselves it seems that Cohon, through his influonce and tho mis placed confidence they had iu him, had, from timo to time, borrowed monoy from them in many instances the last dollar they had and kopt MONEY. Wc arc prepared to make loans on improved country or city propert' at current rates. Vendors' lien notes extended Prompt attention. FORT, WILLIG & PATTON, Waco, Texas To tho Lovers of Art In Photo graphy. Haviug moved to my now gallery, over 701 and 703, Austin stroot, (the old Hinohman Building), I am now better prepared than ever to give the poople of Waco tho finest Photos iu tho state. Tho beautiful "aristo" (so highly ondorscd by tho loading gal. cries,) in all its boauty, at my Btudio 1 will havo on exhibition for a fow days, an elegant oil portrait of Mrs. Geo. Clark, by Mons. Do Gissao, whioh has been framed in a very handsome "Florentine" frame, making a portrait, well worth a visit, to all, and more especially to tho tho ladies. I will bo glad to wokome my old, and many now customers. Don't for got'tny now address, overt 701 and 703, Austin Avo. Bospoctfully, Deane, Photographor. this up till 3 o'olook on tho afternoon of tho day tho deed of trust was filed. They claim that it was Cohen's intention to rob them and that when tho last borrow was inado tho bced of trust was being pre pared. Tho nimes of somo of tho sufferers, and tbc alloged amounts duo them are as follows: M. 3Iirks $250 00 E. Fraukfort, 102 00 Woiss Taylor 250 00 Bakou & Lcbonkind, 1S5 00 A. B. Freeman, 21100 F. Adelman , 50 00 M. Adelman, 150 00 S. Kessner 175 00 L. Lip3hitz, 220 00 It is said that a number of the suf ferers aro poor chicken peddlers and aro now in destituto circumstances. Ono of them statcB that his wifo has beon in New York for somo time past, on her way to join him at Waco, and that he had been working hard to ac cumulate sufficient monoy to pay her faro here and had nearly raised tho necessary amount when ho loaned all bo had to Cohen, with tho positivo promiso from him that it would bo re turned in a fow days. If what those men say is true, they havo oertainly beon shamefully treated and shows that if there is no remedy for them in the oourts, wo aro living under vi soious laws which allow unscrupulous men to pilfer and rob othors. THE KING'S DAUGHTERS. Their Very successful Entertain ment Last Night at Goggln's Music Store. The King's Daughters ontortin ment last night was a success in overy particular tho usual result when that noble band has anything to do with an entortainmont. The following is tho programme rendered : naval i:m;.;i:.hi;.t. cast: Admiral Kingston Lieutenant Kingston.. Bhort Dennis .... Mrs Pnntlfcx Mary Mortimer Ill J.Tolson Sam Korsytlio 1). I). Bryan ....Sam Pope Mrs. IIcDct ..Mil" Nnrnlo Harrison IUI MOAI,. A .maid's choice. Mli'i'llotan, Sir. Thorji, Mr. Tscharner Mr. Rosa, Mr. Daniel, Mies Harrow, Planiste The first part of the programmo, A Naval Engagement, w?s oomody in two acts. From beginning to ond it abounds in laughable situations and dialogues. The Histrionics showed their versatility by making a great a hit in comody as over they did in tragedy. The second part was the musi cal part of tho programmo and with the exoeption of tho two songs, not a word was spokon in its entiroty. "Actions spoak louder than words," howovor, and in this oase the silent wooing of the four lovers kept tho audionoo laughing until the curtain went down. Other attractions in tho oity pre vented the audionce from being as largo as it oonld havo been, but it was sufficiently largo to not a very noat bum for the treasury of the King's Daughters.