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Jtfews EBTAiimHirim jw,r la, ihhs. Entered nt the Vottofilce at Waco, Texat, i Seeomt Cln$ Mntter. VOL. 4. NO. 212. WACO, TEXAS, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 17. 1892. 50 Cents Per Month THE MORNING IB CONGRESS this scriAii; puesiuei) ovf.ii II V iMIt.IHAKESON. put Clothes for Or ti rmtt it Ste g shJ) Jh . HL fty JL Ek aL .fll SANGER Men SHOE DEPARTMENT SHOES FOR EVERYBODY. The most complete line for Men, Women and Children, our medium quality shoes are the very best value that can be offered, all good wearers. Note the following Special Linos we Offer this week: "I A Ladies Kid Button Shoes, Plain JL a & F an(j patent Tipped and Common Sense Lasts, worth $2 at $1.50 a pair. 2A Ladies Fine Kid Shoes,Wedge V F and Full heels, all Styles,worth $2.75 at $2 a pair. Itffetflb Ladies $1.50 Fine' Goat Housc WW Slippers at $1. jL5w 1.00 ANow I'ort nf Hull very FutaMlfihcil. The Dlllllary .Statutes Amcnilcfl. 1'offerN Wants to Ituit Fnrm Machinery by UlectricltyAii F,r ; CCIItlVC SCShloll. much every Specials in Ladies Oxford Shoes, Patent Tips, Kid Oxfords, worth $1.50 at $1. Patent Tipped Turned Oxfords worth $1.75 at $1.25. Cloth Tops Oxfords, best Value ever offered $1.50. See our Children's School Shoes, the best made. Mail Orders Promptly Filled. Monthlyp rice list free on Application. ANGER -BROS. ittKtet AR! THE ALMIGHTY DOLL flas Beep Used To a wonderful advantage in the purchase of this season's Stock, and has accomplished for us truly surprising results. Our New Goods have arrived, and wc are now offering the best bargains in Furniture ever placed before the people of Central Texas. You can not afford to buy a Bedroom Suit until you have seen our New Goods. ft FEW FRIGES Washington, March I7. la tbo temporary ahsenoo of Vice Pre si do tit Morton at Virginia beaoh Mr. Make son, president protein of the senato oocupied the ohair. Mr. Fryo from the committee of commeroa, reported the senato hill making Uounoil Bluff? Iowa, a port of delivery and it was passed. Mr. Hawley from the ooromittoo of military affairs reported the bill to amond tho statute relative to certifi cates of merit to enlisted mon of tho army (tho amendment being to ohange the word "privates" into words "enlisted men,") and it was passod. Mr. Peffor introduced a bill to es tablish an eleotrioial experimental station for tho purpose of investigat ing and determining whether eleotri oity can bo profitably used and up plied as a motive power in propolling tarm machinery. Referred to tho oommitteo on agriculture. lho senato then, at 12:30 p. in , on motion of Mr. Hoar, proceedo-l to the consideration of executive busi ness. HOUSE. Washington, Maroh, I7. On mo tion of Cox of Tennessee, a bill was passed authorizing tho St. Louis and Birmingham Hailroad Company to construct a bridge aoross tho Tennos sec river at Chilton, Tenn. Newberry of Illinois, asked consent for tbo consideration of a bill for the purpose of seleoting a Bite,for a pub lio building at Chicago. Kilgoro of Texas objected. Half en hour was oonsumed in de termining who should be the author of the digest of rules for tho present oongress. Tt e struggle was between Smith, a formor journal olerk and Crutohfield, the inoumbont. Urutoh- ficld was victorious and tho digest will bo prepared under his supervision. Belknap of Michigan, from tho oommitteo on military affairs reported a bill for the acquisition of a sito for harbor defense at San Diego, Califor nia. Tho houso then went into com mittee of the wl ole. Your fancy is captured, the shine in your eyes says as and more, when you behold the things wc are showing in . Men's Ready to Wear Clothing You will admit that Frabics, Prices, Styles and Fits enable man to dress well at moderate cost. Our Line of Trousers at $5.00 and upwards arc better made, more correct in style and fit better than most of the made to order goods and then at HALF the PRICL. Our $12.50, $15.00 and $18.00 Suits! Are neat and stylish. Made up by the best houses in the country and all of first class material. Just the thing for business. Fancy Vests! Fancy Vests!! All the latest things, endless variety. New colorings, new de signs and new cuts. We invite your inspection and guarantee our prices to be as low as the lowest. Wiiitfinghill, Jones & Goodloe. -A.ia.stin. a.n.cL IPiftla. Streets. Country and City Merchants. Fire and Underwriters Sale, at Auction, No. 318. Austin avenue, Opp. Sanger Bros. To the highest bidder, in lots to suit the purchasers, will be sold a full line of General Merchandise, consisting of Clothing, Hats, Gloves, Shoes, Gents rurnishing Goods, Trunks, Valises, Musical Instruments, Gold and Silver Watches, Guns, Revolvers, Etc. This stock has been but recently purchased; a small portion of it is slightly damaged by water and smoke; the greater part of it not damaged at all. Three sales daily from 10 to 12 m., from 2 to 4 p. m., and 7 to 10 p. m. Come and examine goods and see for yourself. BROWN & CO., Auctioneers. , B.OTAN, President Wm. Oahbbon, Tok rADOtrr. . 'Ice President!. J. K, Bobb, C'Mbiei. L. I! , V Assistant ) Coshlcr. FltUITI THE CAPITAL, First kTsbtiom-eul BebrnJs:, WACO, : ; TEXAS CAPITAL, $600,000. SURPLUS AND PROFITS. S85.O00. nXMSOTORS-K. Rotan, Wm. Cameron, Torn Pudgltt, J. ;K. Hot, W.iV. Fort, W. M. r.el!ett,'D. It. WalUce, W. It. Dnnnlca, Wm. nretutodt, M. A tOooper SSyAooonnta of Banks, Hunkers, MercbanW and otberiaro sollolte'I Wo possess unrpmmi AClUtles for making oolleoMons. IN PLAIN FIGURES: Our $27.50 Cheval Suit Saves you $12.50. Our $37.50 Cheval Suit Saves you $15.00. Our $47.50 Cheval Suit is the best value we ever offered nd saves you $20.00. Our new line of Wicker Rockers and Fancy Chairs is the most attractive ever shown in this market. Latest de signs, largest stock and lowest prices. Our new stock of Sideboards is full of wonderful values: Our $18.00 Sideboard saves you $7.00, and you are very bard to please if our $30.00 Sideboards are not fine enough for you. t Hhui Gomictt Offers Another Alien JLund Law. . Austin, Tex , March 17. Repre sentative Gossett offered a bill to-day prohibiting domoBtio, foreign or nlion corporations from holding more land than necessary to conduot manufact uring, meohanical, transportation, or other purposes for whioh they are croatcd and requiring those corpo rations now holding lands in greater quantities than specified shall alientato samo within ten years. Such corporations may acquire land by foreclosure to scouro payment of dobts previously incurred and hold same subjeot to alienation as required above. Tbo only impor tant business that came up in tbo senate this morning was tho consider tion of tho text book bill. Senator Crane offerod a substitute containing the local control featuro after whioh the mattor was postponed until to morrow and tbo senate adjourned. KT. PATIMCK'S BAY. World'N Fair III1I. Albany, N. Y., Marth 17. The assembly this uftornoon passed the sona'o World's Fair bill appropriating $300,000. 1HAUKET IIOONK 1IUKNI2U. Fire In Great Damage Hone by Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Maroh 17. A firo at daylight this morning badly damag ed the Philadelphia market house. Tho coUly refrigerators and tho in terior of the building were completely gutted. The loss is estimated at $75,000, covered by insuranoo. Cotton JHurlcot. New Yoitrc, March 17. Cotton un changed. New Oiileans, March 17. -Cotton oasy. Low middling 5 11-16 Futuros steady; Maroh 0; April li 6; May G-14; Juno G.23; July 0 32; August 0.41; Soptombor 0.60; Ootobor 0 (if); Novem ber 0.08J December G.77. Sales 80, 000. Othors unchanged. WINTIIIt Willi AT. FltlCSIlTFUI, ACCIDENT. until you have seen the lates you will want it. bngout, We have itand WACO FURNITURE COMPANY, Sixth and Jackson Streets. The CSreon Flap Over Now York City Hull. New York, Maroh 17. Tho green flag, whioh ever since tho retiromont of Mayor Hewitt, has waved over the city hall on caoh anniversary of the birth of Ireland's patron saint, was flung to tho breeze at day light thia morning from tho flag staff on the Jcupola and tho staffs on each wing of tho building. The Stars and Stripes aro floating and from tho cen tre flag staff, stato and municipal flags ore flying. Mayor Grant will rovlow tbo procession today at Union Square. Contrary to tho usual rulo, tho day is fine. It is estimated that 10,000 peo pie will tako part in the procession. An Iron Ilrlyen In a Irian' Ilye Bloominoton, 111., March 17. Samuel Sells, farmer, yesterday whilo walking from tho barn to tho houso trippod and foil forward with great violoncn. A bar of rusty iron enterod one of his eyes and piorood tho brain to a depth ot six inches. It required all bis strength to pull tho iron out. lie cannot recover. I'llOSl'IICTIVI) LYNCHING, Which, If Attempted, will Itemilt In Itlooilahed. St, JAUKS.Minn., March 17. Toby Behr, assaulted Miss Minnio Stapp. quite a delioato school toaober, night beforo last. Last night it becoming known that Mit-s Stapp's condition was precarious, horo was considerable talk of lynohing. The shoriff is pre pared to mako a desperate rcsistanoo and blood will probably bo shod if tho attempt is made. ItcportN of Acreage and Condition In Kumui. Kansas "City, March 17. Tho general froighi department of tho Union Paoifio railway has oompiled a statemont of tho aorengo and condi tion of winter whont in nil tho coun ties in KansaB, through whioh tho road runs. Tho statement shows that tbo aorcago in thirty-two counties traversed by tbo road is 1,447,000; an inoreaso of 100,000 over last year's acroago. In ton counties tho condi tion was given as oxcollont; very good in throo; fine in fivo; fair in fivo and good in nine. IN AltlUltlOA AHAIN. Secretary FoMor Arrived After n Uoiich Voyuito. New Yokk, Maroh 17. Sooretary Poster arrived thiB morning from South Hampton on the stoamor Spreo, and immediately came up to tho oity. Tho secretary had quite a rough ex perience on his voyugo. On tho 12th, whilo sotting in a chair on tho upper deok, tho ship gavo a sudden lurch and procipitutcd him againnt tho pore rail, ho striking heavily on bis head, whioh gavo him a eovero shqok and blackcnod his right oyo, Otherwise ho is in good condition, having bcon vory much improvod in health by tho J tp. M 1.V 'U ail k i m r : 1 IP, f ' V- f 'i If x.i 1 a 11 f ? M f i I'll i it 1 ?.; :JI