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wco EHTAllLlBJlEn JVI.Y 10, 1HH8. Entered at the VoitofflceatWaco, tai, a Beeoml Cla$ SIntter. VOL. 4. NO. 205. WACO, TEXAS, WEDNEbDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 9. 1892. 50 Cents Per Month JfettJSL WMV vmm Ky lV SANG ER We would consider it a special favor to have you ex amine our new stock of men's suits and trousers for the present season. All the advanced ideas for jj I "Clothing Made Ready to Wear," Have been utilized in their manufacture and there is hardly a garment in our stock today that is not equal to custom made. We feel confident that we show a selection of styles, colors and qualities from among which all tastes can get pleased, and we have no hesitancy in claiming that our prices will be the very lowest. 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Our new stock of Sideboards is full of wonderful values: Our $18.00 Sideboard saves you $7.00, and you are very hard to please if our $30.00 Sideboards are not fine enough for you. 00 HOT 1UY fi FObQING IED until.you have seen the latest thing out. We have it and you will want it. WACO FURNITURE COMPANY, Sixth and Jackson Streets. BRO 0 best values in perfect fitting consumer. placed before the people of a Bedroom Suit until you FRIGES FIGURES: SHOT TO DEATH- Tho Terrible Vengeance Wreaked Upon Murderors. NEGROES RIDDLED WITH BULLETS TI10 TltrcoiTIcu wlio Shot tlio Four Deputy Shorlf fs In Memiilils Last Saturday Night, Mrot tliolr Doom at tbo Ilntids of uITCob All Taken From Jail and Shot to Death Tho Quick aud fatal Work of Ven geance. Memphis, March 9. The dawn of this bright spring morning as it oast its light across tho Tonnossoe metropolis, disolosed tho dead bodies of throo nogroos riddled with bullets and partially covered with brush ly ing in an open lot about cloven and one-half miles from tho heart of tho city. The bodies as thoy lay out Btrctohod with their faaos turned hoavonward wero muto reminders of a terrible work. The names of tho ncgroeB whoso bodies wore literally shot to pieoes by tho mob aro: Calvin MoDowell, William Stuart and Theodoro Moss. The orimo whioh tbiB summary vengeanoo was wreaked .upon them, ambushing and shooting down Saturday night last four deputy sheriff's in a very bad negro locality known as the "curve," whilo tho officers wero fulfilling their duties in attempting to arrest a negro. About 3 o'olook this morning , sovonty mon, all wearing masks appeared suddonly on Front street near tho jail. Jbrom whonoo they came, no ono will this morning, hazard evon a guess. None saw thorn assembling. No officer of th$ law noticed their passago through any street, nor did any porson interoopt thorn in their quiok and quiet march to tho Shelby oounty jail. Arriving at the jail they pursuaded Watohman O'Donnell, who was in tho jail office, that they had a prisoner for him and on his opon ng the door forced their way in, bound him with ropes und seoured tho keys to tho cells, whioh ho refused to givo up. Jailor Williams who was up stairs slept unconscious through it all. Aftor making euro that D'Donnell was safe ly seourod, tho men hied silontly and swiftly past him into the jail and in a fow minutes woro in the coll room of the negro department. Thoro wero twenty-seven negroes there, all under arrost for complicity in Saturday nights affair, and it was no easy task for theso mon to distinguish thoir muoh wanted negroes from tho other blacks in the darkness of tho night. Alice Mitchell, hears tho noiso and from her oell on tho upper tier poors down on tho strango and silent crowd. Not a word is spoken as the men proooed quiokly and cautiously along tho rows of cells. Suddenly tho olick of a key going into a look is hoard; tho men stop for an instant; there is a little soufile, a hand is clapped over the negroo's mouth un til he is bound and Mobs, tho mail oarrior, is in possession of tho mob. Soon McDowell is found, thon Stuart and tho party ia roady to start. The captives aro draggod, pushed and hustled out of tho jail in a hurry, out into the yard and past O'Donnell, still ecouroly bound, they go and in a minute aro upon the street. Thoy start toward the Mississippi rivnr stopping as they readied tho traaLoft the Uhesapeako and Ohio. A few words in an undertono, is taken as an order and tho mon start along tho traok. Then thero is pitoh darkness, but no lagging wsb allowed. In a fow minutes the suburbs of tho oity wero roaohed. In an opon field near Wolf river tho negroes mot their doom. For tho first timo thoy wero allowed to"spoak. As tho gags wore romovod Moss said: "If you'regoing to kill us, turn our faces to the West." Scarcoly bad he Uttered tho words whon the oraok ot a rovolver was heard and a ball orashed through his oheek. This was a signal for tho work. A terrible volley was poured in upon tno snivenng nogroe who instantly fell dead in their tracks, McDowell fell faeo dawnward but Moss and Stuart fell 1 mil, ANNOUNCE THEIR Grand Spring Opening! for MONDAY TUESDAY, March Tth aiul 8fli! Souvenirs Will Be Presented to La dies and Children. MOIfclSOW, DPiMINnK: E OD Ss Co WACO, : : : : TEXAS. PIEE : INSUBANOE : AGENTS. Plate Glass Insured Against Breakage. : . : : : 1 1 1 : : : t ; Represent a Line of First-Class Companies Prompt Attention to all Business Placed with ns. OtfFJCl! VNDEU HOTEL JtOTAXi ' over each other. The Bobies pre sented a horriblo sight. MoDowell's jaw was entiroly shot away and ba k of his right oar thero was a hole large enough to admit a man's fist. His right hand too had been half blown away as if in dofenso ho had grabbed tho muzzlo of a shot gun. Stuart is shot in tho mouth and twioo in tho back of tho head. His body is rid dled with buckshot. Moss's ear is shot oil and soveral bullot holes aro in his forehead. Tho mob quietly disap peared. Not a traoo of thorn oan be found this morning. Tho bodies of tho dead nogroes wero brought to Walsh's undertaking establishment at seven this morning, in less than tit toon minutes tho place was surround ed by about two hundred negroes All woro afraid to talk, however, on account of tile near proximity of the whites, but on tho outer edges of tho crown woro heard many muttcrings and oursos. Ono negro aptly ex-i pressed the foclings ot a majority of his raco by saying: "If these niggers stand this, wo's dono up, suah." An inquest was hold at 10 a. m., and tho bodios were then sont to thoir homos at the "ourvo." At 10:15 a. m., word reached tho oity that tho negroes wero assembling in largo numbors at tho "ourvo." JudgeDuboso immediately equipped 150 mon with Winchesters and thoy left for the looality. (Jotlou JTItirUot. New York, Marob 9, Cotton unohanged. Now Orleans, March 9. Cotton unohangod. futures quiet. Maroh G 20; April G22; May 0.31; June G.40; July G.50; August G 53; Soptombor G.G9; Ootobor 0.78; Novomber G.8G. Hales 30,000. Others unohanged. A Torrlblo Illlxzurd. Minneapolis, Maroh 9. This oity is now in tho storm centre of tho worst blizzard that has boon seen in tho northwest in four 5 oars. The cold wind that blows from tho west at tho rato of forty miles an hour, is oombined with fine dry snow that pen otrates every whero. Undo Sam and Smokeless Powder. Philadelphia, March 9. The United StutesTjovormncnt lias determined upon tho maiiufucturo of smokeless powder for uso in small arms and heavy ordnance, and wilh this object in view Captain Pittman, tho well known ord nance ofllcer and expert chemist, has boon dowiled to take chargo of tho labor atory at Frakford arsenal. Jones k Mi Mr. Frost for County Clerk. Mr. !J. W. Frost of Crawford, in this issuo of Tim News, places his name before tho pcoplo as a oandidato for County Clork. He will bo ro mombered as having mado a vigorous campaign for this offioo two years ago, in which he plaood himsclt boloro tuo people in a most favorablo light and oponnd the way for a more successful effort in tho ooming oontcst. Mr. Frost camo to Toxas while a boy and has resided in this county tho best part of his life. Ho now has a largo family and is thoroughly identified with tho interests and wellfaro of the oounty, and is a good business man with exemplary habits, and an aooom plishod book-keeper, with long ox perionoo and excellent training in offioo. In short, ho is a most, worthy gontlcman and eminently quualiliod for the effioient disohargo of tho du ties of tho offico ho seeks. A SUSPICIOUS HAUL, Sheriff Shcrnimi Makes a Capture at Sal- pbur Springs. SuLi'iiun SniiNas, Tex., March 0. ' Parties reported to Shoriff Sherman that thoy had observod a negro located in tho brush a few miles north of town, that tho location was desolate und fho actions of tho nogro suspicions. Sheriff Sher man immediately repaired to tho spot, found nothing, took up tho search aud by inquiries learned that tho negro was taveling in an easterly direction along tho Cotton Belt road, leaving tho road whon mooting any ono or passing a bcc tion house. Sheriff Sherman reached Mount Vernon, watched around tho town and dopot for awhilo and whilo standing near tho public well on tho square discovered somo ono cautiously como out of tho hotel. Tho sheriff followed him up," each moviiig off nt a lively pare, and increasing their Birced at each stop. Ho was overhauled near tho depot, nrrcstod and brought hero and jailed. Ho had in his posses sion two pocketknives, iv heavy watch chain, n largo bread knife, which proved to bo tho property of tho Garrison hotel, which was pilforud by somo sneak thief n fow nights ago. From tho description given ho closely resembles in appearance tho negro wanted at Sedalla, Mo., for a crime committed on tho night of Feb, 23, and for robbing in Denison March 2. This negro on examination shows nmrk of a wound through tho thigh, n heavy scar on tho front of his breast and back, all ovidontly tho result of gunshot wounds. If this negro proves to bo tho party wanted, Sheriff Shonnan boa rnadon fine haul, $1000 reward being offered by citizens of Scdnlia, in addi tion to a W0 roward offered by tho gov ernor of Missouri.