THE WACO NEWS, SATURDAY APRIL 9 I892-
If it were not for sellers you
could not live. Therefore wc
must co-operate you help us;
wc help you.
Buy your next bill of us for ex
periment. W. K. FINKS & CO
Merchant : Tailor.
If you want a first class bus
iness or dress suit of fine new
brands of goods made in the
highest style of art with ele
gaut trimmings and perfect
workmanship and at reason
able prices, take your orders
to W. A. Schaffer, the leading
No. 416 1-2 Austin St., Upstairs
Mr. G. A. Lack is the outtor ol tho
Proceedings Yesterday and Today.
Tho Lacturos Last Night
It was announced yostorday that
Mr. Samuel P. Putnan would lecture
last night at the Goggan Hall and
Judge Richardson would leoture to
night but as Mr. Putnan did not ar
rive in time the ordor was reversed,
and Judge Richasdson spoke last
The hull was corafortf.bly filled unJ
the audienoe gave the deepost atten
tion to tho lecture.
Judge Richardson's lecture was
upon "What is truth, and tho way to
find it. He held tint all knowledgo
was derived from the cxerciso of our
senses, and that we could hare no
knowledge of any but material things.
Truth was to bo found by reasoning
from what we know. All knowledge
bsoanif! stored in our brains as memo
ries and reasoning was but a compar
ing of now propositions with tho
knowledge already acquired by tno
senses. This prooess is our only way
to ascertain what is true. All ques
tions which cannot be proved by this
test must bo bolieved if at all by
faith alono. All belief in supernatural
beings and thoir doings and wishes has
no knowledge in foundation or reason
and is but the guess work of enthusi
asts or tho fraudulent concoction of
Simuel P. Putnam, president of
California Liberal Union, will looture
this evening on "Tho Ileligious Con
spiracy." Mr. Putnam will show tho
vast organized endeavor in this coun
try for a Union of Church and State;
to put the Bible and God into the con
stitution of tho United Statss, and to
disfranchise the non-Christhn ele
ment of the Republic, Mr. Putnam
will give tho documentary evidence of
tho existence of this ecclesiastical and
political conspiracy every American
citizen of whatever oreed who belie 83
in religious liberty, and in tho rights
of all ttio peoplo, without reference to
belief must be interested in tlii dis
cussion ol tho principles of our gov
ernment, and must desire to under
stand the dangers that threaten tho
progress of man. Mr. Putnam deals
with facta and facts of momentous im
portance. It is hoped that thore will
bo a largo attendance this evening to
listen to an impartial review of the
situation, and to realizo the warning
of Washington "Eternal vigilanoo is
the piico of Liberty."
THIS MORNING'S SESSION.
Liberal Association of Texas met at
Goggati uiuaio halijl0:30 a. m. Called
to order by Judge J. 1'. Kiobaraeon.
Mr. Saml P. Putnam, president
California Liberal association was in
troduced and invited to partioipato in
tho deliberations. IIo outlined the
work and objects of Liberalism and
especially that on the Paoifio ooast.
Ho urges organisation in every quar
ter, and rooomtnended individuality
and companionship in working out tho
great problems of Liboralism and hu
THE NEW STORE
WAtiO I, i: A IKS Till'. STATU I ONI
Tho Nntv llniiao I'urtilkliliiir IInut
of CurtlN tVOruml, Kclmlll, Iteiuiul
olcil mill ICrluriiUliril Mnco tlio
(rout KIro of .Scpttintlicr I,it.
When tho great Ore of September
last swept away tho b'g stores of Cur
tis & Oratid and Goldstein & Migul it
was Felt to be a catastrophe to tla city
and to tho two groat firms mentioned.
Six months hnvo bartly elapsed and
tho two rcat firms are at it again on a
soalo broader, t.ner and bettor than
TUB .NEW Itl'lLDING.
The new Curtis & Orand building is
onu of tho grandest ornaments in tho
city: eleg mt in architecture, massivo
in fcizo and grand in finish.
of tho new sloro is after plans of Mr.
U. N. CuitiB and is a marvel of practi
cal utility and beauty. It is so ar
ranged that ladies cm walk in a prom
cnade of a quarter of a mile through
tho aisles of tho first floor and through
the second see a thousand different
kind of oods.
In all classes of Roods, both jobbing
and retail is on an immonse scale em
bracing everything that hoart can de
sire in houte-furnishing and all tho
very latest designs and novelty. Ono
of the great specialties of tho great
house of Curtis & Orand is tho
Tho greatest of all ioo chests over
jet invented. Porfect economy and
cheap. It is a marvel of economy and
oleanhness. Another is tho new pro
cess. OASOMN'i: STOVES.
Ol these they carry a big stock.
Their sales in tbis new proc-ss stove
last year was incredible. They aro
all the raga. No one expeoting to
buy a gavilino stove should fail to seo
this new process. They eclipse all so
called gasoline stcyes, and aro grand
And screen windows was a leading
featuro in tho sales of Curtis & Orand
hat year and it will be a prodigious
business this year. They certainly
lead everything in this line.
Don't buy a water ooolor till you
havo seen the bis; variety nd dainty
designs of this firm They havo the
very latest. Tho ne plus ultra for
beauty und economy.
Curtis & Orand is also headquarters
CHARTER OAK STOVES.
The great ntandard stove by tho
merits of which all other stoves are
measured. They beside handle all
the groat makes in cooker? and hoat
ers and especially tho great.
JOHN VAN KANOE.
Tho immense and leading cooking
range for hotels. They lead tho state
in the salo of this great range.
Another of their great Bpooial
tics is tho Lightning
ICE CREAM FREEZER
ono of tho marvels of invention the
very acme of rapidity, eoonomy and
In going through this groat store
one wonders where such stacks of
goods are sold, as thoir stock em
braces ovorj thing.
CHINA DINNER BETfl
in all the late novel and unique styles.
CHINA TEA SETS
in 30tno of tho prettiest patterns ever
CHINA CHAMIIER SETS
in all uniauo designs, perfectly aston
ishing in their beauty, and all of their
BILVER PLATED WARE,
all of first claps makes and all tho new
and pretty designs.
without end and enough to cage half
the birds in Texas, from tho plainest
to the most fancy.
to light half tho halh in the state,
with chandaliers and gas fixtures with
out end. Uno nods ncro an lmitenee
the latest product ot all tho great fac
tories. TIN WARE
without end, their tin faotory boing in
from the plainest to finoat goods in
One of daintiest f cent cigars
evoroflored to tho public in ,Waco.
Pure tobacco, well made, free
smoker, dcliciom aroma. Try it.
Kept by the New Cigar Store, No. 110
South Fourth street, next to telegraph
in novolties from tho best factories
and in big quantities.
for spring in pretty designs and fine
waro, such as never boforo oll'ered the
In glass tho present stock is immense.
would not contain the infinite variety
this great storo, risen from its ashes,
contains, ono would have to writo of
bath tubs, garden hose, lamp chimnoys
and globes, of carvors and tablo cut
lery, and then would only have mado
a beginning. The new stook is im
mense, grand and illimitable Tho
proprietors, coming through the gloom
of a great fire, stand happy and smil
ing and happy to show frionds and
pUrons through a store and stock of
which all Waco may be proud.
Y. M. C A. NUTES.
Newsy Items From tho Association
There has been a special meeting
arranged for torn irrow afternoon at
the rooms, to which all men are invit
ed The subject, "Honest Doubters"
will be discussed by Rev. F. N Cal
vin, of the Christian church. We re
spectfully invite all young men to at
tend this meeting and hear this subject
intelligently discussed by Mr. Calvin.
The boys' gospel meeting will be
held at 3 o'clock, and the Bible
classes as usual. All boys are in
vited to attend.
The delegates to the stats conven
tion at Dallas will leave next Thursday
morning and noon, about ten will go
On Monday night, April nth, the
reception committees of the associa
tion and the ladies' auxiliary will give
a reception, at the rooms, to all the
city pastors, their wives and the di
rectors of the association and their
wives. This is expected to be a very
pleasant affair. If there are any visit
ing pastors in the city who have not
received an invitation they will be
We urge the young men of the city
to visit our reading room Sunday af
ternoons. You will find it a pleasant
and well furnished place, supplied with
about 150 of our leading publications.
Don't forget the young men's meet
ing tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock,
at the rooms.
Every member of the junior club is
called to meet at the hull next Tues
day night at 7:15 o'clock. Something
that will be of great interest to all of
you, this is the last opportunity, so be
sure to come. Those members hav
ing joined the special class for Mon
day and Thursday nights will remem
ber that they made a positive engage
ment and are asked to watch their
interests in the gymnasium, be regular
Wednesday at 3:30 the little boys
will meet as before Subscribing
members can send their boys without
extra charge, ticke's will be given
them and the little fellows made
All ministers of the city are urged
to attend the meeting of the pastors'
union, Monday morning, April nth,
at 10 o'clock, at the rooms of the
Youngs Men's Christian association.
The subject for discussion will be
"A Consecrated Ministery."
II. A. Bourland, President.
The Citizens' Street Railway com
pany, in pursuance to its policy of
always furnishing what the people
want, have ordered three new cars for
the University Belt. When the cars
arrive one of the cars now being run
on tnat line will be taketi off, which
will leave four to accommodate travel
on that line.
Shooting Gallery, south side squire,
opon day and uight. Drop in.
"Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see,
Thinks what ne'er was,
Ne'er is nor, e'er will be."
We will not claim for our Stock absolute perfection, but we
do not hesitate to say that this Season's Stock embraces
so much of
Excelence and Superior Merit
That it would be difficult for the most fastidious to find the
semblance of a serious fault. Not only are our styles
and goods the
Latest, Richest and Best.
But we have business advantages and facilities that others
cannot claim, enabling us to quote always the
Lowest Possible Prices.
We occupy our own building and save
MihU Hi3 &Llfa
Per annum in rents and other expenses,
And it is easy for us to
Make Our Prices Low.
We invite your attention to our immense stock of
Cheval Bedroom Suits
At $20, $23.50, $25, $28 50, $30, $35, $40 and $45. These
goods are all Money Savers and and embraces the latest
and most reliable styles.
We are showing the only complete assortment of these
goods in the city and our prices are the lowest. See what we
can show you in $16, $20, $25, $30 and $35 boards. We
are firm in the faith that you can find
No Better Values
Goshen ! !
Is a Raging Success. In point of
STYLE and CONVENIENCE
We think this bed is without a rival and our customers are
daily adding their endorsement to our opinion.
THEY ARE GOING FAST
And you should see our stock without delay.
OUR FINE $40 UPRIGHT FOLDING BED
Are all sold but we will have another shipment very soon
and we will offer a few
You will find some very desirable styles in this line and will
find that our prices cannot be duplicated.
QUALITY ALWAYS FIRST.
Price, in Every Instance, tlie
Waco Furniture Company,
Cor. Sixth and Jackson,
near Waco Lumber Co.
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