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Mail Cootm ESTAnmBiiEn jffj&r to, ishh. Entered at tliel'oatogice at )i;tc4, T , a Heeoiul Clat$ Matter. -3, 1 , VOL. 4. NO. 219. WACO, TEXAS, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 25. 1892 Df' lenjs ter Month lUlKO iCluSu I ANGER BROS a " tttt Special Spring Sale IN- STAPLE .:' DEPARTMENT. Indigo cents, Few Departments of its kind as Complete as ours, supplying the great wants of our whole sale and retail stocks in these goods makes it able for us to show large assortments and quote low prices. Spring Season now begun with the following bargains: 4 1-2 Cents a Tard. New Styles Dress and Shirting Prints, that at regular prices are 6 1-4 cents, at 4 1-2 cents. 513-4 Cent a Yaril Best Standard Fancy Dress Prints and Blues that, at regular prices are 7 to 8 1-3 all at 5 3-4 cents. 3-4 Cents a Yard. Fifteen cases of 9 cent, 36 inch wide s Bleached Cottons at 6 3-4 cents, 8 Cents a Yard. Fifteen cases of best 10 cent, 36 inch wide Bleached Cottons at 8 cents a yard. . 13 1-2 cents a Yard Five cases of 20 cent Feather Ticking at 13 1-2 cents a yard. Many other Bargains in the various lines that go to make up our Staple Department. Mail orders promptly failed. EXTRA SESSION Judge Gerald has a day set Consideration of tbe for INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION ICoport mill kIvcn IMntico that Ilo will move tlio adoption of tlio Mi nority Kcport TI10 Transcript Fnrit illicit tlio Secretaries today for first time. IN SEASONABLE WASH ORE Special to The News: Ajstin, Texas, Maroh 25 In the house 'Gerald of McLennan moved today to make the Internation al investigation nmttor a speoial ordor for next WodnoBday morning. Car ried. Judgo Gorald notified the houBO that ho would move to adopt tbe minority roport. Oliver introduced a bill . providing for a state veterinary surgeon. Crawford introdnood a bill on sub jeot of trusts. Swayno sent up a petition' from tho Ffc. Worth' ohamber of commerce RgaiuBt the alien land law. Lindsey and Grosham introduced bills providing for and locating the now courts. The house is considering the Page text book bill today. Tho bill introduced by Senator Harrison to oreate a separate judicial district of McLennan county passed to day. Garwood called up tho International investigation matter and sot Friday for tho disoussion. Tho printed trans cript af tho investigation at Galvoston is on tho dcBk of the senators for tho first time today. STKIKING SWITCHMEN. We Are Showing a Great Variety, THESE GOODS arc of the newest and prettiest design ever shown. Every piece was selected with special care for the best retail trade. ' ,J7 SPACE WILL ALLOW TIS TD MENTION ONLY FRENCH ZEPHYR CLOTHS. Beautiful designs and fast colors at Q ft a Yard These QJtW; Goods are FEW LINES: 4 well worth 45 cents a yard. At 20c we arc Line that would be 35c- a Yard selling a cheap at OUTING CLOTHS. (All-Wool una Non-Slnlnknble.) to. J'ast ioior. Co!tptfl3. and'Cfiina-lUilM LFDnYard Our Line of Ginghams, Pecales, Penang'Shirting and Dress Prints, is large and are all first-class value. iilll, Jones k m Austin and Fifth Streets. ANGER -BROS. t'J CT r""1 - 0 I - ' J t qj " ,. " I to nr 'ri 11 1 J j - f l 1 1 ' D t. BROOKS & COAN There is nothing like success and we have a most -wonderful success in our new line of Medium Priced Bedroom Suits. There is no excuse for an un furnished room in your house when we have such splendid suits at $25, $30 and $35. Remember These Few Facts. We have the largest stock and the hest values in Side boards ever offered at $16, $18, $20, $25 and $30. Wp "hnvp iiiRt received a car of the Celebrated Goshen Combination Folding Beds. Latest and best. Most economical and the only perfect bed in the market. Buy no other. Our stock of Wicker Chairs and Parlor Suits is the largest and embraces the latest styles and best values to be found. And lastly we would have you remember that we not only have the largest a'nd most complete assortments, but we have the facilities to quote you St. Liii Prices on the above goods. N Our Shipments are arriving daily and our great half acre store is full to overflowing with live bargains. Come and see what we are doing. WACO FURNITURE COMPANY, Sixth and Jackson Streets. Itlciiiptais tlio Scene of Ttirbulanco Among tho Hallroad Men, f Memphis, March 25. The strike of yard ewitohmon atthn Memphis and Charleston railroad, which occurred Wednesday morning, is assuming formidablo proportions. The Switch men's Mutual Aid association have taken up tho fight, and the rosult is that no freight cars of tho Memphis and Charleston railroad will be handled by the other roads. This action was determined on at tho meet ing of Switohmen's Mutual Aid as sociation held "Wednesday night. An other meeting will be hold Saturday night and which Mr, Frank Sweeney, grand master of the association, iB ox peotod. Superintendent of tho Mom- phis and Charleston roads said yos torday: "I have not attempted, as jot, to fill tho placos of tho men who quit. If they do not roport for duty tomorrow I shall cortainly fill their places." ll AM ATI O SCKM!, Shirts LARGEST STOCK 1 BEST GOODS. Don't buy until you have seen our lines. We can fit any size man, large, medium or small. Everything guaranteed. BROOKS & COWAN. SOL.1CITIMS AtJEIMT. A man Inal-tM on Seeing Ilia Dead llrother. DunijArr, Pa.,Marob 25. Twonty throo bodios of the victims of tho Hill Farm mine explosion wore found Wednesday after a soaroh of twenty months and woro burned this morning. Tho remains were plaoed in coffins or rough boxes, down in the mino and the relatives wero not permitted to see thorn. Father Miladth conducted tho servicos at tho Catholic cemetery where twenty-one viotims were interred side by side. During the services a brother of Itiobard Biglcy insisted upon seoing tho face of his dead brother and on being rofused he grew frantic, saying: By heavens, I shall seo him.'' and at tho Bamo time grabbed a hatchet. lie attaoked the rough box and attempted to out a holo in it. but was overpowered and taken from the cemetery. MONEY CI.EKK AKUESTED. The Texas and Vnclflc Oot a Now Mil 11. New OniiEANB, Maroh 25. J. 11. Waterman, a clerk in tho Toxas and Pacific offioos of the freight depart ment in this city, has boon appointed soliciting agent for that road at Fort Worth, Toxas. TIIEY WERE I'ARIIONED. A TE SLYER A Vote to Tablo tho Bland Bill Dof-atod unly By is SPEAKER CRISP'S PREROGATIVE. Editor I'ortor niidltlolloiiln 1'rUou ' Vat Slandering Horn Uuay arc Ilelcimtd. Harmsbukg, Po., Maroh 20. The recommendation of the board of pardons that Editors Portor and Mellon of tho Boavor Star, sontenoed to six months imprisonment for libelling Senator Quay bo pardoned, was today approved by Governor Patterson. Tlioro wiin one Majority Tor tnbllnir tlio Kill and tho Npcaiccr Voted im'iilimt tabling mid made It a tie. SOMEWHAT COOLER. II. E. Ilyiiuiu .Charged with Steal IliK Five Thoimand. Memphis, Maroh 25. R. F. Bynum, until a few days ago. monoy clerk at tho Paoifio express office in this city, has been arrested, charged with theft of a money package, valued $5,000. There is somo doubt of the mans guilt. Ho will not talk but donios the charge, Bynum is married and from tho north. The Political Pot In EoiilHiana Hum Simmered Down. New OniiEANSjMaroh 25. At noon today 10U guns are being firod by tho Washington artillery celebrating the victory 01 the Moflnery tioxot. wo Eneryitos say they have official ro turns showing their majority in tho state to be 2,000. All parishes have been heard from and tho only returns not in aro from a few scattering pro oinctB. Tho Fostor taotion have not given up the fight. They claim 1,000 majority. Thero is considerable talk on tho Foster sido of protesting tho eleotion.but no positive plan has boon outlined by thoso in authority. A committee composed of four Foster itcs and throe MoEneryites having the eleotion in oharge will meet Mon day to canvass tho roturnB and pro mulgate tho result. Tho mattor now stands in statu quo. Wabhinuton, March 25. It was nearly 1 o'clock this morning when tho houso adjournod. Boforo doing so, however, tho dobato on the silvor bill had olosod. A motion was madoto tablo tho same and a voto taken which rosulted in a tie, Uiub plaoing tho bill on tho oallundar, whero it will proba bly be brought up for furthor consider ation at somo future date It was Speaker Crisp-'s negative voto which inado tho tio, ho using his prerogative i'aiinon JA.srr.it, Of Nun Ilo Move Fame, TalccN unto HiiUNClI a Youiitf AVI le. Richmond, Va., March 25 That portion of Urn oity known as Africa was in a whirl tonight over tho mar riago of Rev. John J. Jasper of this oity, autt or of "Tho bud do movo" theory and Widow Gary of his flock, Sho is his fourth wife. Jaspor is eighty years old, and his brido nineteen. Tho brido has one ohild and three granchildren. Tho weddiog took placo at the residence ot the brido. Mr, Jasper is pastor of tho Sixth Mission Baptist churoh. Thero waa somo surprise that tho ceremony did not tako place in tho church. The roason was that tho ootogonarian fo.rod trouble. Ladies lino Oxfords at Hilt&Co's., 414 Austin street. . 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