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WACO DAILY NEWS, FEBRUARY 15 1892. )Jv TIME." WE AKK SITI INT. Water,Wliiie Oil, 150 Test, 14 CENTS. jBrilliani Oil, I2o tost. 10 GENTS- Semi lit your ovttrt 4 at oiiro, W if trofi'f fi C attvttjf W. K. FINKS & CO i ai umm For Governor, Says Hon. George Claakand the Battle is Pitched. COMMISSION LAW HOGG'S LAW, A nil Ho In llcfconlll- for Di-prlv-lutf llie People of lliu KIkIiI to e loci their i u i:iniiiiiloiieri Ho in also Kuiuiiiillo lur tliose I'rii "vlhioiiw tf llic I.inv Which Tram ple I'mler I'ont lio Jrrat I'rincl ples or Civil I, llerl y iin IJmtiniliot in .lliismi Cliurtu-lf U I eel ml finv crnor "Will Kvciiiniiiciiil Such -till an ecu In tlio Iuw ii Will Srcuro to tlio Kuilrnudw the ISItfhl to Ap peal to llio Conn '-Turn Tcina l.ooo mid I, it Itor firoiv," In the lliittnn to I'ro and Texas Will Do tho ItCht. Id an interviow, pubiishod in tho morning papers yesterday, Hon. Georgo Clark said in answer to a direct question from tho reporter : "Yes, I am a candidte for governor, and you may so announce." In reply to further questions as to the probablo issued ot the campaign he added : "Thcro are plenty of issues, but tho railway cotuinbnion is not one of them. The people of Texas have decided, after mature disoiibsion, that our rail ways f-hall be rcgulatud by this method, aud I know of no purpoieon tho pirt ni any one to question thu decision. JMy own opinion is that the commis sion is hero to stay, aud it is a back numbor business to discuss its advisa bility or utility. As a Democrat, I always bow to tho will of tro people. The oppononts of tho commission idna have had their day in court and lost tho case on appeal to the highest tribunal, and they can accomplish nothing by kicking at the judgment, or oven asking for a rehearing. There are certain features of the oomtnis&ion law, however, that aro proper subjects for public criticism end discussion and furnish somo ltv This law inK issues for tho cimpi"t). must stand Us trial before ttio people this year and thoy havo a right to know what is in it. Tho obnoxious features of that law, as they occur to mo now, aro thoso provisions which givo tbo governor the powr of ap pointment a:,d praotioally debar rail road companies from the privilege of appealing to the courts of tho country for tho protection of their property. This lattor feature smells of rank com munism, and neither of them as they stand reflects the matured views of our lawmakers. Thoy are tho spawn of a midnight oonolavo and wore fois ted upon the statute book under the lash of an intolerant executive. The governor is alono responsible for de priving the people of the right to se lect their agents for tho administration of justice, as he is aUo rvponsiblo for tin. so other provisions of the law which trample under foot the great principles of oivil liberty as embodied in magna oharta and iu both of our constitutions, stato and federal. Ho dictated both and refused to tolerate any modification of cither, as is well known to members of the legislature. And tho legislators yieldod their own judgment in oraer not to jeopardize a commission. If elected I shall moat cortainly recommend: "1. mat railway commissioners shall bo mado olootivo, aud that thoir responsibility shall bo to tho peoplo dir-ot and to no other authority. By ths method of selection, no man will o reaf'er have tho power to manipu ato and prostituto this purely busi- ss agenoy to the accomplishment of "BE ON his political and personal ends; and tho people and tho roads will have somo assurance of equal and exaot justioo to both. "2. That the provisions of sections 5, 0, 14, 15 and 17 shall bo so modi- tied as to coniform to tho constitution and tho cs'ablished principles of civil liberty. It is monstrous that in the olosin years of tho nineteenth century the lawgivers of Texas have teen fit tn build thoir laws upon principles which disgraced tho dark ages n c ior to mignacharta. The right of a free and un'rtrauieled appeal to the courts for protection of person and property is a sacred right inuring to prince and pesant alike and equally, and its ex ercise cannot bo hampered or obstruot ed by pains and ponaltics. If oleotcd governor I shall recommend such mod ifioations of these sections as shall kcop tho oonrls of Texas open to rail roads as they aro to other porons; and that investors, for any injury done thom in thoir property, shall haw remedy by duo course of law and shall not bo compelled to litigato under the serious monaoo of absolute confisca tion. "This denial of justico in tho oourts and thu equal protection of tho laws to a great interest, has done more to place Texas in a false attuudo before the world than tho alien land law or any other law. And the damago done was wholly unnecessary aud foolish in oithor case. The mistakes are at tributable to a dense ignorance of the plainest principles of legislation and government. It cannot be be a diffi cult task for Texas to regulate her rail roads most cffiaiontly by a commission and to protect her people fully against toe conoeded evils of great landed es tates aud absentee laudlorism, without disturbing in any manner the conserv atism of business, or tho conlidenoo of those wishing to iuvett among us. Tho people of Texas are a great poo- pie, as they are a just and liberal peo ple. They possess for tho inheri tance of thoir ohildren an imperial do main, ripening for development and panting tor hoalthy progress; and I havo an abiding faith that they will force their government to move in unison with t eso great objects and responsive to their liberal and en lightened aspirations. "We aro governed too muoh, more than republican Massachusetts, aud many of our laws result only in eating up tho substance of the peoplo. Let us abolish all useless offioers,roduooour ostabl'shincnt and expenditures, quit taking oaro of our frionds by providing places for them at the public oxponfe, treat public officers a publio trust and not a privato snap, do unto our neigh bors as we would have them to do unto us, turn Texas looso with all tho liber ties ot every character her people oan enjoy commensurate with public order, and let her grow. Press this button and she will do the rest. "I will Bpeak at Weathorford on February ;J7, and on tho lines here indicated." Complimentary to Mrs. P Pfla-fhef At their session of Wednesday the ladies of tho World's Fair Associa tion of McLennan oounty ad pted tho following preamble and resolutions: Whereas, Tho success- of the recent World's Fair entertainment was duo largely to the superior taet, energy and taste of tho hostess of the evening Mrs. W. L Prather, therefore Resolved, That we, the board of lady managers of the World's Fair As sociation of MoLennan oounty, tako this oooasion to express to Mrs. Pra ther our hearty appreciation of their efforts in behalf of the common oauso llesolvcd, That Mrs. Prather bo ad visod of this action, and that copies of these resolutions bo furnished Cur rent Topios, the Waco Day and The Evening News with a request that they be published. Mas. W. W. Selev, Seo. Mas. Geokoe Clark, Pres. Mr. It L. Cox and Miss Mattio Meek were married this morning at 0:80 at tho Christian church, Itov. F N. Calvin officiating. The News joins a host of friends of the young couple in wishes for prosperity and happiness. Used in Millions of Homes UiPowdei: Tho Burglaries Saturday Night. Complaint was mado this morning against Harrison Bowie nud "lieubon the Night Iliwk," before Justico J N'. (iallaL'tiBr. cliar-riim them with burglarizing the storo of Abo Freo man. on South Fifth street, last Sat urday night The matter was reported to Olhoer Pros Standiter, who in company with Policeman Jim Hall made tho arrest and locked the pris oners up in the oounty j -til. Mr. Standifer states that wheii ho arrested Bowie thu privilege of going into au adjoining room to get an article of weiring uppirel was asked and grali tie 1 that Bo .vie stepped to a bureau ind picked up a saot gun with the cv idont intention of using it but Press was too quick for him and made him drop it by puiting his pistol to his head. The loss to Mr. Frcotmu in grocer ies was about $50. Complaint was also sworn out against a well known negro named Poiupe) Smi'li, by Nogib Morouo, charging him with burglary, Tho amount alcged to luvo been stolen is $85 and a box of jewelry worth &G5, tho latter being subsequently reoov ered. Maroun states that wnilo he was asleep tho negro entered his room and took the money from bis pauts pocket and tho jowelry box from its aeoua tomed phioe near the bed and started to go out with them. His wite awoke just as tho burglar was leaving and awoko him and described tho negro Smith. Maroun and a friend, Thoniao George, buckled on their guns and went in search of the thief. Georgo came a cross Pompey n ar tho arte sian well on first street ana was struck by him with a board. George asserts tint he then fjrod off his pistol to scare tho nepr ), who dropped the jewelry box and ran. On the other hand Pompey protests he is innocent of the charge aud says he can establish tho fact that he was at home at the time the burglary was alleged to havo been ooninntted- Spiritualism. Tonight, Monday, February loth, at tho Opera House, Slade's pre-eminently peer of every living medium, will givo the a seance for the purpose of demonstrating spirit power in full light. The gentleman has aoquircd wide celebrity as a medium His seances are given on tho open stago in full gluro of the lights. Tho won derful jiower displayed by Mr. SUde can be explained upon no other theo ry than that which he assumes, thu he is capable of invoking tho aid of departed spirits Mr. Sergeant Cox, president of the psychological society, Groat Britain, says- "I have been an advocate of spiritual phenamena lor twenty years, and if tho manifesta tions of Mr. Slade are not genuine, I will no moro belicvo in spiri ual manifestations." A small admision will wo charge to defrav expenses; Another Richmond. The News is informed that Ca.pt. T. A. Blair, is iu the fiold for couuty attornoy. He has served in this ca pacity once before and tho peoplo of MoLennan county know that ho is well qualified for the duties of that office. Ho is honst and fearless in the discharge of his duties and make no distinction in his proseoutions, between tho rioh and tho poor, and his record while county attorney has never been surpassed as a successful prosooutor. It seems to bo tho gene ral impression that he will bo the next oounty attornoy. Somo weoks ago Mr. J. W. Brooks, ono ot the ohief cotton buyers of Waco, brought into tho oity a boll of cotton whioh he had found at Dawson, so extraordinary that he paid tho raieor ono dollar for it. The boll contained fourteen locks and weighed three quarters of an ounoo. Some account of it was given iu The News at the time. Mr. Brooks has kindly shared tho seed among those who will give tne "sport" a thorough cultivation in the hopes of improving the breod of jotton. Among thoso who will ex lorimont with it are Col. W. L. Prath erand Prof. J. II. Ilurwood. do Years the Standard A GRAND RUNAWAY BUT NO ONE HURT. But bonefitted by going to J. II Shope, tho Spot Cash Grocerman, he has tho Lowest Prices on tho best GrooTies of any ono iu Waoo, he sells tho host Sugar Cured Ham at $ .10 Best Patent Flour 1 40 8 lb Tomatoes per oan 10 Lion aud Aruuoklo Coffee -2 FroBh Butter per lb 5JU Mormon Irish Potatoes per bk't. 25 Yellow Yam Sweet Potatoos ' 40 also lie has a full linn of Garden Seeds, Seod Potatoes and Onion Sots he also has a fino lino of Can goods, evaporated fruits of all kinds. Rais es 10 lb for 1.00 Turnips, Cabbage, ICrout, Pickles and tnauy other goods too numorous to mention and all these goods will be sold at a roduoed price for Spot Cash. Kemouber the plaoo 205 South 3rd below Franklin. J. H Shope, Proprietor. S. A. P. Through Mall Service Visit of Su perintendent Sands. Superintendent Rogers of tho San Antonio and Aransas Pass is in re ceipt of the following circular: Office General Supsuitcndent, ) Sa.v Antonio, Feb. 10, 1892. j Mr. John II. Harris is this day ap poibted Inspector. His jurisdiction covers train engine, station and main tenance of way department. His du ties are to impartially critioibc exist ing methods and service, reporting to the undersigned Ircely and fully, mak ing such suggestions and recommen dations as in his judgment will ad vanco the genoial interest. All in tested will furnish Mr. Harris such information regarding thoir par ticular department as he may roquest. Ho is authorized to ride upon any train or engine, and to enter upon and inspoot any portion of the property of this company under tbe jurisdiction of the undersigned. Geo. L. Sands, Gen'l. Supt. Through mail service has been es tablished on tho Sap froi Waco to Yoakum and mail matter will now bo carried through to auy point on tho lino. Heretofore the Waco branch has only carried a pouoh mail frcm Waco to Lott and from there south tho sorvico was tho saino as beforo the road was built. The first through mail went out from here today ia charge of a regularly appointed mail agent, who with his assistant will movo from Lex ington to Waco at once Superintendent Georgo L. Sands and Receiver J. S. .tlacNamara camo up from San Antonio Saturday even ing and returned yesterday. Busi ness on the lino is getting back to the accustomed rush. A Big Blaze. An alarm of fire yostorday morning at 8 o'olook promptly brought out the fire company to the corner of Frank lin and Sixth streot where tho fire fiend had already gained considerable headway in the two-stcy frame build iog of Miko Palmo. In au incredible short length of timo the gallant Dro laddies had four streams of wator playing upon tho struoturo, which by this timo was complotcly enveloped and threatened the total destruction of the frame firo-traps of the block. In lcsB than five minutes from tho timo tho first stream of water was thrown it could readily bo seen that while tho building itself would bo a total los3, those adjoining it would bo saved. Tho lowor part of the build ing was used as a saloon and tho second story as a hotel all the prop rty ot Miko Palmo. Tbo building nd oontents, whioh wore almost totally destroyed, wore covered by insuranoe to tho amount of $4,700 distributed among a number of agonta as follows: On building, in the Homo Insur anoe company, of Now Orleans; Fitz hugh Motz & Gouldy agent, $1,000; in tho Northern and Oakland Homo Insurance companies, Morrow, Plun kett & Co., $2,000 (31,000 in each) On stock, $1,'400 in the Btato of Desmoiuo8 Iowa Insuranco company, and on furniture and fixtures $500 in the Knoxvillo, Tennessee company, Dookery & Co. agonts. Mrs. Maud Lord Drake, tho ronoun od California spiritual medium, .lee turod yesterday at tho oity hall.acoord ing to previous announcement, to a largo and appreciative audience The fiubjoot. "Anoient and Modern Spirit ualism," was well handled and mado many converts. To tho Lovers of Art In Photo graphy. Having niovrd to my now gallorv over 701 and 708, Austin streot, (the old Uinchtuvi Building), I am now better preptred than ever to givo the pouplo xif Waoo tho finest Photos in tho state. Tho boautiful "aristo" (b0 highly oudorsed by tho leading ga cries,) iu all it beauty, at my studio I will havo on exhibition for a few days, an decant oil portrait of r- Geo. Chirk, by Mous. l)o Gissac, which has been trained in a very handsome "Florentine" frame, making a portrait well worth a visit, to all, and more espcoiully 10 tho tho ladies. I will bo glad to welcome my old, and many now customers. Don't for ' got my now address, over 701 and 703, Austin Avo. Respectfully, Deane, Photographer JUST RECEIVED FINE LINE OP Gato's f(ey West Cigars BUX TRADE SOLICITED. A. J. HERZ & BRO. Cigar and Nowsdcalors, 101 South Fourth street. Ladies' OTTHTilO At less than Fine OnUij First Cost. Only sixteen days more and tho St. Louis Shoo Store closes its doors, Now is your opportunity to buy Ladiosand Gents fiuo Shoes at loss than first cost Theso arc thn finest goods over brought to Waoo, and if wo have your size, wo aro sure to suit you in the price. A fino lino of Children's Shoes at less than it oost to manufacture. Come early and seo those goods and avoid the rush, Any boot in the house $1.50 ST. LOUIS SHOE STORK, Corner SixtL and Austin, 5 Cents Each. A two-hole mouse trap, 21- clothes pins, a tin dipper, a big preseod pan, 1 lamp chimney, a covered bucket, a tin funnel, 1 iron stand, a tin scoop, 1 dish mop. 2 pie plates, big box tacks, a large grater, 2 boxes matches, big potato masher, a kitchen spoon, a nutmeg grater, a stovo lifter, 1 pack ago good envelops, a box slato pencils, a lame tablet. 1 can Onener. a wnndnn spoon, a good tack lifter, 1 paper filo, i pauiooK, a paint Drusli, 1 maohino oil oaD, a bottle good machine oil, a strong hitching ring, a pair hinges, 1 wirn tea strainer. CUMMINS' 5 & NfOENT STORE, 708 Austin avo , bet. Gth and 8th sts. Had not Slept for Years. Mr. A. Jackson, an old resident of Rusk, Texas, aud manager of the mag nificent new hotel at Rusk, informs us ho had not Blept at night for years except in short nam. owintr to inces sant coughing. Ho was advised when very mucn run down to try Ballard s Horelnund Svtiid: ho was immediate ly relieved of his cough and his rest improvea to suoh a degrco that ho could sleep soundly all night; Mr. Jackson states: "I rocrard Ballard's Hcrehonnd Syrup superior to any uougn oyrup on tne market, and its froedom from opium and morphine leave no oonstipation after using it. For this reason alono I consider it tho best cough syrup in tho world for children. My lungs aro now stronger than thoy havo been for years. This syrup is very soothing to tho throat and lungs." Sold by II. C. Risher & Co. Tho Pool open Again. Tho repairs at the Natatorium aio comploted. Somo big improvements have been mado; tho pool is full onoe moro of clear, sparkling hot water. The tub, needlo and vapor baths aro complete and as perfect as auy in the country. Tho publio is invited Tom Pakqitt, prop, i 1 E. E Thompson sells wall paper at 5o per roll, real value 15c per roll, (seo thoso olegant designs in wall paper from fo to 2.50 per roll.) Buoklon'a Arnlaa Hlve. Tho best salvo In tho world for oats, bruises, Bores, ulcers, salt rhoum, fe vor sores, tettor, ohnpped hands, ohtl blalns, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively mros piles, or no pay required. It In guaranteed to glv6 satlBfuotlon or uoney refundod. Price 5 cents a box. IT01 sale by W. B Morrison & Co.