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r vmim 3 EBTAitziaiiim avi,v 10, issa. Entered at the l'otailce at H'liro, T it, am Seeoml Cla$ Natter. :t VOL. 4. NO. 221. WACO, TEXAS, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 28. 1892 dp Cents ter Month. k ANGER . JL SANGER BROS' House Furnishing Linens. The largest and best selected stock ever shown. Prices lower than ever. NOTE THESE Bleached Damask, Turkey Red Damask, Cream Damask, Table Linen, 65c qualities at per yard 42 cents. Bleached, Turkey Red, and Fine Cieam Damask Table Linens, extra widths, 90c qualities, at 6?4c a Yard. And a large line of Samples of Pine White Damask Table Cloths with Red, Pink, Blue and Olive borders, all sizes, 75c to 2.50 each .... 40 per cent below value. SPECIALS IN TOWELS Two Lots Towels worth I2c each, at 8 Cents. Towels worth 20c, at I2j " CSPOur Special Sale in Staple Department will be con tinued this week on account of last week's bad weather. QANQER-BROS. A Card. To the llontkt Laboring men of Waco: In behalf of my father who is now in Kansas City, I will kindly call at tention to a meeting of the working mon that was held at tho court houBO Saturday night Maroh 26, 3892. Tho following ticket were distribu ted through tho meeting by three mon. Jno. T. Herheut, J. 0. West, R. J. Goode, 0. (J. MoOullocii, Theso were tho names of the candi dates from whom tho workingmon were to make their ohoieo and support for mayor. The absence of my fath ers name from this ticket on its faco, rcoognizos him as tho strongest man in tho raoo'and was this not a concoot ed scheme by a cundidate whose namo appears on tho tioket to injuro my father in his absenco? I loavo this foi you to dooido and also wheth er your votes aro to bo influenced by euoh under hand work. The majority of the gentlemen presont, seoing tho eohomo and desiring fair play to all, unnnmn oni nneinnn ttii ninw m nil ..... -mv. v.v...us ... rv - -"i ?""?- VS" to,t1rS ? To H ing till Tuesday night March ziun I horeby kindly ask all honest vot ers to be on hand to help defeat this or any other sohomo they may deviBO. Yours Very Respectfully, L. A. IIlNOIIMAN. An Outrageous Crime. A burley negro, named Tom Reid, was brought into town late Saturday evening by three other negroes, Abe Philips, A. W. Woodward and Tom Wise, and turned over to Sheriff Dan lford, charged with the outrageous crime of "assault with intent to rape a fiveyear old colored child, Pearl Day , the daughter of George Day, who re sides near Moody this county. The story told by the negro captors is that the child was placed in charge of the negro Reid to take to the house BROS A ' SANGER BROS' Dress Goods, AT LOW PRICES. New, Bright, Pretty Designs in Half-Wool Stuffs, at popular prices. 22-Inch Bedford Cords, 22-Inch Printed Suitings, 22-Inch Cashmeres, 22-Inch Diagonals, All at uca Yard worth 1 8c Printed 22-Inch Half-Wool Chal lies, regular price 25 c a yard. at , J6c a Yard. 36-Inch Double Fold Whip Cord Serges, regular price 35c a yard at . . 22ic a Yard. 22-Inch Half-Wool Batistes and Nun's Veilings, all the new shades, regular price 20 eents, at 1 5c a Yard. of her grandfather, Anderson Roach, soino three miles away, and while on the way there the fiendish act was at tempted, in which the child was badly bruised and larcreated. Reid was ar rested at onre by the three above named, tied and brought to town. He will remain in jail till the grand jury investigates his case when, if a bill of indictment is found against him and upon trial the alleged awful crime is proved, he will go over the road for a long term, which would be too good for him. Later advices received is to the ef fect that the child has been examined by a physician and found not to be dangerously hurt. District Court. An old land case involving a large body of land in this county was final ly disposed of this morning in the dis trict court. Tho style of the case was E. M. Collins vs. M. Surratt et al, and was virtually settled some time ago by a mandato of the supreme court. (The proceedincs this morninc were proceedings this 1 . u -w had oniy as a matter of form in final ly winding up the matter and perfect ing the title. The case of Mrs. N. J. Ellis vs. J. E. Stone, a suit for $30,000 damages for injuries sustained by falling down certain steps to a building owned by defendent which it is claimed were unsafe, is on trial this afternoon The plaintiff is represented by Capt. T. A. Blair and L. W. Campbell, lisq., and the defendant by Messrs. Pearro & Boynton. COUNTY COURT. The criminal docket of the county was taken up this morning. A num ber of pleas of guilty wero entered for gaming and violation of the Sunday law, but no contested cases were en tered into. Hilt & Co,, shoo retailers 414 Acs- tin IMA1T Tho Colored Chlcagoans Meet and And Denounce tho Memphis LYNCHING-THEY REFUSE TO SING "America" Rut Ultimo ; "John llrowii" and listen to Flnnilui I.nnirituiro From tlio l'olltlclaiiH. I'ropoultloiiH lUadc LiOoltliiff to tho Protection ol Their Itnco from tho AVhito Pooplo Organizing Into Leagues. Chicago, Maroh 28. Ono thousand negroes assembled at Bothel A. M E., churoh last night to "consider tho re cent southern outrages upon their raco." The first sensation of tho evening camo when, after a short address Pastor Geerga U. Gains asked tho audionoo to join him in singing "America." As one man the audience roso and refused to sing that song un til this country is what it olaims to be, sweet land of liberty. Tho pastor then substituted "John Brown." Several addresses followed tho sing ing, among the speakers being State Representative Morris who urged the colored pooplo to organize into leagues and associations to resist by united efforts the outragos by' tho whites. It1. L. Barnett speaking of tho rooont Memphis lynching, saidt "Memphis callB itself the Queen City of tho South, and boasts of its intelligence and honor. , its inhabitants bavo wealth, influence, all that powor or cowardice could suggoat and jot thus fortified the city permits men of honor and business integrily, who havo grown into manhood about its streots, mon who never folt tho foroo of law evon to a featherweight, but wero known far and wide' aj industri ous upright oreditable citizens to bo oast into jail for defending their prop erty and lives. This quoon city atinds to their defenso and utters no word of protest. Tho jailor in oharge at tirao lynohing was severely scored as was tho white press whioh admitted that it was an unfortunate affair warn ed negroes that an attempt to retalli ato might beoomo serious.'1 Speaker dosed by appealing to the negroes to abstain from rashness, but to bo cool, calm, courage and carefully doliborato over manner in whioh repetitions of Memphis affair may bo avoided. "Weather Indication!!. WASniNGToN,March 28. For East ern Texas warmer, generally fair weather, variable, winds shifting south easterly on Tuesday. Who Will Win? A speoial to Tun News from Galveston to-day'gives the vote up to noon: GALVEBTON. Morton Campbell 10102 Colosto Willis 1327 Bettie Brown 5100 Franoos Wois 201 Sallio MoLomore lfl Adelino Wiok 2G0 Holon Niohols 1221 Loula Jookusch 1506 Rosa Tiornan 7810 Selena G. Sareont 6070 INDEPENDENCE. Madge Williams 8479 HOUSTON. MidaTidoman .' 1027 Mabol Franklin 454 Ivor Tate 605 Edio Davis 125 FORT WOttTII. Pauline '.Wynne 2193 AUSTIN. Katio Brown 1030 Searight , 950 SAN ANTONIO. Leo Upson 3324 Lola Williams 6751 WACO. Nettio Rotan 4013 - . . . . Mooting: or tho Board of Trado. A snecial meeting of the Board of Trade will be held in the exchange rooms tonight at 8 o'clock. Allmem bers and representative business men of the city, irrespective of member hisn. are urgently requested to attend. Matters of material interest to the state of Texas will be considered. Sam Sanger, Vice-Pres't. S. H. Pope, Secretary, liltil Men's pring We Have a Full and Complete Styles, Colors and BOYS' HATS. We always have a. Full Line of all the Newest Shapes in BUNIAP HATS, ( For which we are Agents.) lit ml, A-u.st:iia. a.:raxl BROOKS Shirts ! LARGEST STOCK ! BEST GOODS. Don't buy until you have seen our lines. Wc can fit any size man, large, medium or small. Everything guaranteed. BROOKS & COWAN. GET IT IN THE DECK. i WHAT IS IMlOKIlNCn NOJ1I! OF HOGG APPOINTEES. XIoIIoivliigMWorth and Ociiln. IUxou -will Hun tlio Gunntlot of tho Senate for Confirmation llroivn Still After tlio ItBllroada fSroHlium And. Gorald After Ilrown-il. a nil G. N. IiiventlRUtlon. In tho houBO Wilson of Harrison called up tho resolution indefinitely postponing tho general apportionment and reorganization of judioial districts. Adopted. McGregor offered a petition from Austin oounty peoplo, protesting against tho text book bill. The bill introduced by Brown plac ing heavy restrictions upon railroads that aro sold out for debt was under diBoussion the greater part of tho day. Brown addressed tho houso and was answorcd ably by GroBham and Gorald. In tho sonato the greater part of tho morning was consumed in considera tion of tho Australian ballot matter. It goes ovor until tomorrow. Pope offered a memorial by A. R. Roberts, making Borious charges against Commissioner Ilollingsworth senate, wont into exeoutivo session to tako aotion upon nominations sont in bv Hogg. Insurance (Jommissionor Hollingsworth, Ooala Dixon and an as Bisiant get it in tho nook. As previously annauncod the house will take up the International and Great Northorn investigation commit, tee's roport Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. Judgo Gerald will wovo tho adoption of the minority roport and mako a speeoh, which is cxpoctcd to tako the hido off tho gang. Gorald has carefully prepared his epcooh and has loft nothing out that tends to show to the country tho mothoda em ployed by tho gang to oapturo and hold tho International railroad. It will bo interesting and spicy. FOIlItUNT-.Tworooan. nlfo, airy, teil thy, location on itroatoor Hue, No. 18o2. Austin Aye. Altoone educated parrot forcalo, 3-3) If I Mi a u, Hats. Assortment of all the latest and Makes of DEM tin 8ts, & COWAN A Postponomont. Pursuant to a call through the local press, a large number of workingmen met Saturday evening at the court house for the purposo of placing a tioket in the field for the various city offices. The meeting was called to order by Mr. S V Pierce, who stated that he had learned that Judge G. B. Gerald was booked for that night for the opening speech of the campaign as a candidate for congress, and that if the workingmen held their meeting it would interfere with the speech, lie, therefore, recommended that the meet, ing be postponed till some future time Upon motion the workingmen's meeting was postponed till tomorrow night. Spring Bflodlclno. Dr. Gunn's Improved Liver Pills on aooount of their mild aotion aro espe cially adaptod for oorrooting spring disorders, such as irapuro brood, tirod brain and aching and worn out body. Thoy aot promptly on tho Liver and Kidnoys; drivo out all impurities from tho blood, and malaria from tho sys tem. Only ono Pill for a Doao. Try thorn this spring, Sold at 25 oontsa box by W. B. Morrison & Co. "Tho splendid rooord made by Judge Jno. O. WoBt," remarked an eld citi zen today, "in tho restoration of tho oity credit whilo mayor in 1875 whioh ib well remembered by all tho oldor citizens and whioh won him a bill liant reputation at the timo is evident ly going to provo an important factor in his favor in the minds of careful votors who aro eolioitous about tho financial condition of tho city. Financial ability in tho managomont of oorporato interest so na to make an eoonomioal administration without re tarding tho material growth of a oity is a rare ability and ono possossed in a marked degreo by Judgo West in tho opinion of thnso frionds who know him boat," Mr. D. Dotnanu was ro-arrcstod this morning under an indictment for arson. Ho readily gavo bond in tho J sum of 500 and was released. I'liiiiiliii:. ones & rtv t i !! Ki 1 0 I M I il i .i! m i n m t.i 141 w VBHw