WACO DAILY NEWS, FEBRUARY 16 1892.
'BE ON,3 TIME."
WE ARK SELLING
WaterjfMle Oil, 150 Test,
IBrillianl Oil, I2o test.
A'riiil tin inur ortlrrn it mire, for tltia
won't hint alivny
W. K. FINKS & CO
The Collogo Heights Investment
Company Strikes a. Gusher
on College Heights,
Abotit ni'tlnight last night another
grand How of water was struck in the
woll being bored at College liights
bv tho Collogo liights Investment
company. An enormous flow of wa
ter was struck at a dopth below that
of any well yet struck and this morn
ing a grand stream of wator is gush
ing out from tho depth of mother
earth. All tho people interested in
that beautiful suburban property aro
jubilant this morning. Tho waicr
from this well, it is understood will
be free to all citizens of College Hights
and this wll undoubtedly quioken
tho lagging interest in that location,
oonnected with the fact that tho Fe
malo oolleee is fast approaching com
plction. Every new well struck is a
matter of general rejoicing as making
more and more cortain that Waco
overlies a great and inexhaustible
ooean of pure fresh water and makes
more clear tho title to the newly made
namo of Geyser oity.
TdE CITY FINANCIERS.
Tho Franklin Street Fire Station to
Tho finance committee mot yoster
day afternoon to consider the bond
question and devise wn; and means
for tho construction oi a new central
It will be remembered that the
building now in u--c ou Franklin
street has been reported dangerou',
tho bell tower being shaky and
tho stalls bolow in Huoh a condi
tion as to be a constant menace to
both mon and horses. It was some
time ago decided thai this building bo
condemned and a safe and more suit
able one constructed. Looking to this
end tho site of the old Cumberand
Presbyterian ohurch, on Washington
street wis purohased.
The iinanco committed deoidod yes
terday that tboy advertise for cash
bids lor the purchase of the franklin
stroet property and aho for bids for
tho construction of the proposed sta
tirn on Washington street, the con
tractor taking tho old proporty in
payment. Thoso bids will be opened
next Thursday afternoon and if satis
factory in all respects, the oontract
"will be awarded and nperitions at once
commoncod on Washington streot.
The question of tho sale of the oity
bonds also came up and after much
discussion and consultation was re
forred to the oity attornoy, requesting
him to report thereon as the noxt
mooting of tho citv oouncil. The
committee then adjourned to ineot
again at 5 o'olook noxt Thursday af
ternoon. Remarkable Rescue.
Mrs. Michael Curtain, Plainfield,
111., makes the statement that she
caught cold, whioh settled on her
lungs; alio was treated for a month by
her family physician, but grew worse.
Ho told her she was a hopeless victim
of consumption and that no modioine
could ouro her. Her druggist sug
gested Dr. King's New Discovery foi
Consumption, eho bought a bottle
and to her dolight found herself bene
fited from first dose. She oontinucd
its uso and after taking ten bottles,
found herself sound and well, now
does her own housework and is as
well as sho evor was. Freo trial bot
tles of this Great Discovery at W. B.
Monison & Go's., Drug Store, largo
bottles 50c. and $1.00.
St. Louis and Return.
The Cotton Belt will, on February
1819 and 20, sell Round;Trip Tickets
to St Louis at $22.-i0, good for return
including February 29th.
W. G GlLLESl'V.
Chairman Robinson Calls tho Mc
Lwnnan Republicans to
Meet Feb. 27.
Tothe Ueimbtlcans of MoI.enuan County:
By virtue of tho authority vested in
mo as chairmnn of tho oounty com
mittee, I hereby call it dologato con
ventiou to assemble at the McLennan
oounty court houso on tho 27th day of
Fobruary, at 10 o'clook a. in., for the
purposo of electing twelve delegates
to the stato convention to bo held at
Austin on Maroh 8, and to trans ict
any othor business whioh may come
before the unuvontion.
Tho chairmen of the different coun
ty precincts will heroby take notioo
and send delegates accordingly.
Thj following shall bo tho basis of
Preoinot No. 1 S delegates
it "2 !i "
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A. M. EoiiiNsoN.
Chr'm. MoLennan Co. Hep. Com
Waco, Feb. 13, 1892.
Notwithstanding tho faot that tho
oity noo is money and has issued
sewer bonds for the construction of
sewers, whioh they have not yet ob
tained, the work is still going on
An investigation was instituted this
morning and it was asoertainod that
considerable work is now in progress,
some of whioh is reported as follows:
A sanitary sewer in tho First ward
is being rapidly oonstruoted to Marl
boro Avenue and will be unmploted in
about thirty days R. 0 Story con
tractor. A sower corner of Twelfth and Col
umbus streets, 2500 feet long is noar
ing completion. Willard Jackson
Sewers on Clay and Elm streots,
A. Ockandor and Son contractors, are
Tho oity enginoor is now making a
survey for a proposed sewer between
Mary and Franklin, extending from
Eleventh to Thrid streets.
Besides tho above work now in pro
gress, and that in contemplation, and
already surveyed, upoa whioh tho
sewer bonds aio predicted arc:
A sewer from Jefferson to Soventh
streets, between Columbus and Bar
nard, and one to bo extended from
First out Jones and Dutton to Elev
enth streets, thence up Jackson to
Sixteenth, thenjo to Austin streot,
with tho necessary laterals, amounting
in all to about 10 miles of sewesr.
He who feeds me oheapest feeds my
pookot; who voluntarily gives me
lowest prices is my friend and a bene
factor of tho community in whioh ho
lives. Therefore tha best High Pat
ent Flour in Waoo sells at retail at
$1 30 per sack.
Straight Patent at $1.25 per saok.
.Batted meal 5O oents a bushel.
Bran $1 a hundred.
Grabam Flour 70 cents a saok.
W. II. Rhea,
GIG Austin avenue.
I deliver to all parts of tho oity.
To tho Attorneys of Waco.
In all oases tried before me as spe
oial judgo of the oounty court, mo
tions for new trials filed will bo hoard
on Friday February 10th.
D. H. Hardy.
Feb'y. 15th 1892.
Dookory & Co. settled tho loss ol
Ed. Stephenson in the late lire this
Fourteon years ago MoLennan
oounty had a grand county fair with
9600 people in attendance and that
was the last of it. Since then when
ever a MoLennan oounty farmer has
had a big puaipkin or a fioo bull ho
has beon obligod to tako them to some
other plaoe to oxhibit thorn.
Used in Millions of Homes
ALL OVJGU TOWN.
Tho Young Men's Reform Club
will moot at tho City Hall tomorrow
Tho finance committoo will meet
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'olook at
the oity hall.
The circulation of The News is
rapidly increasing as tho intorest in
tho politiol campaign becomes groat
cr. Mr. Chas. Peterson, a commercial
traveler for Schmidt and Zigler, of
Now Orleans, is lying quite Biok at
tho Paoitlc. Mr. Potorson was onoe a
rosidont of this oity, and a prominon:
business man and has lots of friends
Miss Mary Napier, woll known in
Waco society circles, will bo married
tonight at Mt. Vernon, Tex., to Mr.
Liston B. Lorauoe. Her brother, Mr
Ray Napier, left today for that plaoo
to bo present and witness the iiupor
Capt. II. P. Kingsbury, of the
Sixth United States cavalry on Gen
Howard's staff, loft for Galveston to
day, where ho goes to visit his sister,
Mrs. J H. Brown. Ho goes thence to
San Angolino, Fla., to inspect tho
Rifle Rangers there.
Mr. W. RJBurgcss and Miss M. V.
MoAlpine wero united in marriage
last night at St. Paul's Episcopal
ohnroh, Rev. Frank Pago officiating.
They lelton tho next train for Austin,
San Antouio and other points in
Southwestern Toxas on their bridal
Abbey Smith, a boy 8 or 9 years of
age, oharged with throwing stones at
an old colorod man, was tho only oaso
beforo the mayor this morning. Ho
was aofonded by the oolored lawyer,
Mr Walker, who in ado a brilliant
saeeob, but tho little defendant was
Slade, tho magician, held an interest
ing seauce before a largo audience last
night with Messrs. Luko Mooro,
Eugeno Early, Prof. Pollook and Mr.
Bain on the stage to overlook tho
trioks. It was ono of the best oxhi
bmons of the sort over given in
Waoo. The andience wore groatly
The Waco Juvonile troup of caval
ry under command of Capt. M. B.
Davis, in full uniform, called on Capt
Kingsbury at G02 South Fourth
streot, before his departuro from tho
city. They formed in line in Iront of
tho houso and when Copt. Kingsbury
came out tho youthful cavalrymen
drew sabres and saluted him in
true military stylo. Tho Captain re
sponded and seemed much gratified
that this branch of tho sorvico had
honored him with a visit. He was
surprisod and delighted at the disci
pline and appearanoo of the troup
and told them that they were tho
material of whioh soldiers wero made.
Mr. A. Marrs, a well known and
highly respected resident of Waoo,
aalled at The News oflioo this morn
ing and related soino of the reoent
happenings in the family which will
be of interest to their largo oirolo of
trionds in this oity. On February
5th a fino boy was born to his oldest
daughter, Mrs. Melvina Whittington,
on tho 6th his next oldest daughter,
Mrs. Cttllio Shelton lost a bright lit
tlo boy fifteen months old, and on the
Sl.h his youngest daughter, Miss
Bennie was united in marriago, at tho
residor.ee of her brother, Mr. Joe A.
Marrs, the popular manager of the
Southwestern tolograph and tolephouo
company at Hot Springs, Ark., to Mr
W. V. McMillan, a prominont oitizon
of that citv.
Items and communications intended
tor this department should bo sent to
No. 309 North Twelfth street or tele
phoned to No. 30. on or before Friday
1 afternoon of each week, in order to
receive proper attention. iNewa
notes reoeived after 10 o'clock Satur
day morning cannot appear until the
next weok, however muoh we may
regret the delay.
40 Years tlie Standoii
A GRAND RUNAWAY BUT NO ONE
But benefitted by going to J. 11
Shope, tho Spot Cash Grocorman, ho
has tho Lowest Prices on tho best
Groceries of any ono in Waco, ho
soils tho best
Sugar Cured Ham at $ .10$
Best Patent Flour 1.40
3 lb Tomatoes per can 10
Lion and Arbuoklo Coffee 22$
Fresh Butter per lb 550
Mormon Irish Potatoes per bk't 25
Yellow Yam Sweet Potatoos " 40
also he has a full line of Garden
Seeds, Seed Potatoes and Onion Sots
he also has a fino line of Can goods,
evaporated fruits of all kinds. Rais
ens 10 lb for 1.00 Turnips, Cabbao,
Krout, Pickles and many othor goods
too numorous to montiou and all thoso
goods will bo sold at a reduced price for
Rcmomher tho plaoo 205 South 3rd
below Franklin. J. H. Shope,
BETRAYED AND FORS VKEN.
A Young Girl Quits Hor Home in
Yoakum and Files to Waco.
Ono day last week Mayor McCul
looh reooivcd a letter from Mrs. Mc
Laughlin in Yoakum, Lavaca county,
inquiring for her daughter, a young
laoy with dark eyes, dark hair, a tall
and gracoful figure, prepossessing in
appearanoo and probably very reti
cent as to her past history. Of oourso
this was not the exact language used
in the letter, but it was ol the samo
import and the kind hearted mayor
took in tho situation at once. Tho
lcttor was turned over to Marshal
Noill and a sjstemutio search was
cotumen ed at once. No trace of the
young girl could be tound and the
matter was partially droppod. On
Saturday morning last a carriage
drovo up to a boarding houso
in this oity and a yung
woman alighted and entering the
houso asked for lodging f r
herself threo days. TLo landlady
gave her a room, and in answer to a
direct question tho new arrival said
her namo was Roaa Leo. She was
given a comfortable room and when
she was called for breakfast the next
morning sho answered that she was
ill. Upon investigation tho landlady
found that her now lodger was encicnte
and she at once began to question her
about her relatives and friends. Miss
Rosa told her that her mother lived
in Yoakum, and the landlady today
wrote her abcut her daughter. Somo
other friend had writon, howover,
and last night the mother arrived
nearly distraoted believing hor daugh
ter lost forever. Tho polioo woro put
to work and at about 11 o'olook IV
'iceman J. S Hall found tho girl and
tho poor heart broken mother was
guided to her bedside. The meeting
was effeoting in tho extromo. Tho
sobs of the daughter, mingled with
those of her mother and it is safo to say
that all of the sins of that poor girl
wera forgiven and that although sho
may be overwholmed with shamo,
a mothers love, infinitely sublimo,
would shield hor from shafts of every
Mother and child left this afternoon
for thoir homo at Yoakum.
Scaled bids will be received by the
oity seorotary to bo opened by the
mayor and finance committee on
Thursday, February 18, 1892, at 3 p.
m., as follows :
1st. For tho salo of the ongine
house and lot 2 5x1 G 5 on Franklin
streot, in cash.
i!nd. Propositions will also bo re
oeived to build the engine house on
Washington street as per plans and
spooiGcatione adopted, and tako the
Franklin street property in oxohange.
For further information apply to
O O. MoCullocIi, Mayor.
Jonet Jones, City -Secretary.
Waoo, Texas. Feb. 1G, 1892.
Tho United States Dispensary says
that "Onions are a stimulant, diurotio
and expootorant; thoy increase the
appetito and dromoto dijestion." The
juioo mado into syrup as in Dr. Gunn's
Onion Syrup, has a speoifio action on
the throat, lungs and air passagos, it
not only cures coughs, colds, oroup
and consumption, but its stimulating
effect, strengthens anc builds up tho
ayctom afterward. As a tonic and
rostor .tivo it has no equal. Wo so
licit a trial in the most chronio and
stubborn oases. Price 50ots. Sold by
W. 13. Moirison & Co.
Dr. Clifton has moved to tho Provi
dent building and has his dontal
rooms on tho fourth floor, lw
To tho Lovors of Art In Photo
graphy. Flavin tr moved to inv new emtio,-..
over 701 aud 703, Austin streot, fthe
-1.1 ii.--.-i i..!u: t '
oiu uiiiuiuuiii uuuuiu, 1 am now
liftfor nrpnirnil tlinn nvnp tn rrinn .t.
pooplo of Waco tho finest Photos in
t.lm nt.ntn. Tlin hnmitifiil "nricfn'l -
highly ondorscd by tho loading gal.
ories,) in all its beauty, at my studio.
I will have on exhibition for .1 r
days, an elegant oil portrait of Mrs
' "!. 1. u.. M t n: ..i . .'
has been framed in a very handflomo
"Florentino" frame, making a portrait
well worth a visit, to all, and more
especially 10 tho tho ladies.
I will bo glad to welcome my old,
and many now oustomors. Don't for
got my now address, over 701 and 703
FINE LINE OF
BOX TRADE SOLICITED.
A. J. HERZ & BRO.
Cigar and Newsdealers, 101 South
' OUnii'O At less than
Fine OilUljO First Cost.
Only sixteen days more and the St,
Louis Shoo Storo closes its doors, Now
is your opportunity to buy Ladies and
Gents fino Shoes at less thau first cost.
Thoso aro tho finest goods over brought
to Waco, and if wo havo your sizo, we
aro sure to suit you in the price. A
fino lino of Children's Shoes at less
than it cost to manufacture. Come
early and see these goods and avoid
tho rush. Any boot in tho Iioupo $1.50
ST. LOUIS SHOE STORE,
Corner Sixtu and Austin,
5 Cents Each.
A two-hole mouse trap, 24 clothes
pins, a tin dipper, a big prossed pan,
1 Ump chimney, n covered bucket, a
tin funnel, 1 iron stand, a tin scoop, 1
dish mop. 2 pie plates, big box ticks,
a large gratur, 2 boxes matohes, big
potato masher, a kitchen spooD, a
nutmeg grator, a stovo lifter, 1 pack
age good onvelops, a box slato penoils,
a large tablet, 1 can opener, a wooden
spoon, a good tack lifter, 1 paper filo,
1 padlock, a paint brush, 1 maohino
oil can, a bottlo good machine oil, a
strong hitching ring, a pair hinges, 1
wire tea strainor.
CUMMINS' 5 & 10 CENT STORE,
703 Austin ave., bet. 0th and Sth sts.
Had not Slept for Years.
Mr. A. Jackson, an old resident of
Rusk, Texas, and manager of the mag
nificent new hotel at Rusk, informs us
ho had not slept at night for years
excopt in short naps, owing to inoeB
sant coughing. Ho was advised when
very muoh run down to try Ballard's
Horolnund Syrup; ho was immediate
ly relieved of his cough and his rest
improved to such a degreo that ho
could sleep soundly all night; Mr.
Jackson states: "I regard Ballard's
Hcrohound Syrup suporior to any
Cough Syrup on the market, and its
freedom from opium and morphine
leave no constipation after using it.
For this reason alone I consider it tho
best cough syrup in tho world for
children. My lungs are now stronger
than thoy havo beon for yoars. This
syrup is very soothing to tho throat
Sold by H. C. Risher & Co.
. The Pool Open Again.
Tho repairs at the Natatorium aio
comploted. Somo big improvements
havo been mado; tho pool is full once
moroof dear, sparkling hot water.
The tub, needlo and vapor baths aro
comploto and as perfoot as any in the
CwUntry. The publio is invited.
Tom Paimhtt, prop,
E. E Thompson sells wall paper at
5o per roll, real valuo 15c per roll,
(see thoso elegant designs in wall
paper from 5o to $2.50 p0r roll.)
Uaoklbn'B Araloa Stive.
Tho best salvo in the world for outs,
bruises, sores, uloeru, salt rheum, fa
vor sores, totter, chapped hands, ohll
blalns, corns and all skin eruptions,
and positively ;ures pllos, or no pay
requlrod. It is guaranteed to give
satisfaction or uonoy refunded. Prloe
26 oents a box. "For salo by W. B
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