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VOL. 4. NO. 233.
WACO. TEXAS, MONDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 11, 1892
50 Cents her Month
E need not speak of the great success of our SPRING
EXHIBITION just closed; we believe almost every
man, woman and child in Waco was there and formed their
Wishing Hats and Bonnets for Easter should make
their selections early in the week.
Fifty Poople Drowned and Millions
of Property Destroyod.
TELEGRAPH WIRES DOWN
And tlio Kcporlh are iMoutfro in l)0.
tit.ll but i:iiouk I" Learned to Us
tuliliNli tlio 1'iiot Thai AVIdoiroil
DUatter Uoleiu-Mx Hundred .o
groos liOkc Their All,
Are showing in their Shoe room a splendid line of
Ladies', Men's & Children's
All the Latest Novelties Out are being shown.
school Instructor and Eight Boys
Drowned Near Boston.
THRILLING ACCOUNT OF
The Cut u. troplit' Klc veil Kit mini
ISoiiiK CII11U to u CuiiNix.cd Craft
for nourN and One by Ono Thoy
uru Uxliiuittoil and tin n I'riiyur Ik
Oftorud by Their Coiiiriiitem They
Boston, Mass., April
evening an instructor and
conneotod with tho Boston Farm
sohool at Speotro Island, were capsized
in a sail boat and the instructor and
eight boys wore drowned. The in
structor had been to the city during
the day to attend church and ten boys
constituted the regular crew of tho
sohool, loft the Island at 0 o'clock to
bail to the oity point to convey the in
structor to the island Tho crow took
a single sail boat instead of it double
sail craft, in which the trip is often
made. Tho trip to the point was mado
and soon alter 7 p. in. tho boat smarted
on tho return trip. At a point sup
posed to be botween Spectre Island
and Thompson Island the boat was
struok by a squall and immediately
oapsized. Tho eleven occupants woro
thrown into tho ice cold water and
thoy all seoured positions whoro thoy
could oliug to tho overturned craft.
Then began a long wait for a rescue,
which to most of thom was never to
come. According to tho testimony of
tho two survivors, they encouraged
each other with words of
cheer, and occasionly shouting
in the liopo that they might bo heard
hy some one on shore. At nno tiino a
tug was Been in tho distance and thoy
shouted with all their remaining
Htrength, but oould not attract their
attention. Tho night was cold and
fehores and wharves wero abandoned.
Finally tho ohill of the water and ox
i . i i
above the surfaoe overcame tho unfor
tunates and ono by one thoy were
ooinpolled to rclcaso their holds. In
structor was the first to go. Eaoh of
fered a prayer or word of farewell to
tho others as thoy gavo up their hold
on life. Some of them endured un
equal contest for nearly four hours
and it was quite eleven o'olock whon,
with two survivors still clinging to it,
but exhausted, drifted ashoro they
were cared for nnd are rapidly recover
ing from tho effects of tho oxposure.
Superintendent Bradley oanio to tho
oity this morning and notified the po
lice and undertakes and officers ot tho
Boston Farm sohool of the disaster
and engaged a diver to search for the
New Or.lka.nb, April 11. Tele
graph communications with Columbus,
Miss., which was temporarily estab
lished yesterday by means of skifTs is
today again broken and only partial
details can bo given ot the flood at
that point, which has caused loss of
fifty lives and fearful destruction of
proporty, both personal and of tho
railroads. Tho bodies of fourteen
negroos,whioh wore piokodup by a res
cuing party from tho surging waters
and brought to Columbus, have boon
placed in rudo pine coffins and will
bo buried today. A small boy reached
Columbus this morning in a canoo
and roports the drowning of his
fathor mother, brother and sisters somo
Gvo miles north of there. Carcases
of dead horses and oattle aro floating
down the swollon Tombigce river by
tho hundreds, intermingling with arti
cles of furniture of all osoriptions.
This morning advices reaohed here that
confirms tho report sent out last night
that the number drowned will roach
fifty. So far no white people have
,lost their livos, although several had
narrow escapes from tho rapidly rising
waters whioh in somo instanoes washed
Seok Mitoholl's body was
found lodged in a tree, tho branohes
of whioh wero submerged in
water. The - Tombigfeo river
began rising Wednesday morning and
rose fourteen feet during that night.
Black and Luxapihlla creeks, swollen
to overflowing, havo joined tho Tom
bigbco and formed an island out of the
town of Columbus, nothing but water
being soon on all sides for five milel:
around. The Mobilo and Ohio and
Georcia Pacific railroads will lose
thousands of dollars in trcstling and
roadbeds and tho latter having lost
five miles of track Six hundred ne
groes who lost their all in the flood aro
being fed and oared for by white poo
plo of Columbus.
Our aim is to keep first-class in latest shapes and
IKTote Prices Below
Ladies Kid Button, Hand Turned,
Top, Patent Leather Tips.
Misses Kid Button, Spring Heal, Patent
The above shoe is an elegant dress shoe.
Ladies' Fine Kid, Cloth Quarters, Patent
' Tip; Blucher Oxfords.
The above is something new in style.
Misses Fine Kid, Spring Heal, Patent Tip, 4k (Hldfe
Pointed Toe Oxford. P v F
The above is a little gem and well worth more money.
Do Not Fail to Visit Our Shoe Room.
-tis1:ix and Fif tli. -ts.
W. E. DUPREE,
414 Franklin Street.
The neatest, coolest place in town.
Finest wines and liquors. Dainty
lunch all day. Tho wholo place re
modeled. Amusoment and recreation.
Grand freo lunoh Saturday nights.
Drop in. Henry Eistein.
A mare and oolt woro struck this
morning by an engine on tho Mis
souri, Kansas ana xoxas railway ana
cut up so badly that they had to bo
Wait, don't buy a buggy till you
sec Ben Garland at their new placo,
70? Austin street.
The Artesian Steam Laundry is tho
biggest laundry in Toxas and is al
ready doing a fine business. J. P.
and Goo. A. Wood proprietors.
OnnbtN About tlio AuMralln Hill
Tlio (ioveriior Iiiin tlie.lefctcr Hill
Hpoclal toTlis Newu.
Austin, April n. In the house
Erskine offered a petition from Starr
and Valverde and another from South
west Texas favoring the Australian
ballot, and the same was taken up as
it came from the senate. Baker of
Tom Green, offered an amendment
striking out a provision permitting
candidates or persons representing
them to be in the room with the
judges of the election, also an amend
ment requiring candidates to give the
county clerks ten days notice.
The house put finishing touches on
the Jestor school bill and it has gone
to the governor.
The Australian ballot bill is in
danger ot being defeated. It is meeting
with groat opposition on the ground
that tbo Demooraoy of tho land does
not demand it.
In tho senate Browns railroad bond
bill, the alien land law, Potters corpo
ration bill and Koarbys bill on porpe
tuities wero all discussed without final
action Carter discussed all of thorn .
Kearby'a local option bill was indefite-
Cider Miiinifiicliircr and Healer in
Wagons, Buggies, Carriages and Road Carts, Barbed and plain wire.
Agent for the celebrated Whitman Hay Press, McCormick's Binders
and Mowers, Deering Binders and Mowers, Osborne Binders and
Mowers. Full supply extras kept on hand for all machines. Examine
my stock and get prices and you will not buy elsewhere. Cor. Bridge
and First Streets, Waco, Texas. d&w
BROOKS & CO1
FOR SPRING AND SUMMER. We are showing the most com
plete stock of Men's Underwear ever brought to Waco. Don't buy
until you have seen our goods. We will save you money.
BROOKS & COWAN.
Slcoper, Chifton &Co., Ladies ooze
2 50, 815 and U.
oak cord wood, $ 3 50;
$4.50, at Gurley Wood
A J. Loslio for first-class watoh
clook and jewelry ropairing. Same
building with H. E. Ambold Austin
Ilr. Iliirlirr Continued.
Aubtin, April 11 Tho scnato to
day oonfirmed the appointment of Br.
W. L. Barker.
The contract for the construction of
the new Waco Natatorium will be
awarded tomorrow, and the work
rapidly pushed to conpletion. If the
company can induce the contractor
tp work two forces electric lights will
be put up and nine hours of night
Of the Liberal Association of Toxas
Tho Liberal Association of Texas
met yesterday at 10 o'clock. Ad
dresses by Dr. W. W. Graves, of
Wbitosboro, and Judge J. 0. Walker,
Mr, d. P. Putnum rooitod an origin
al poem ontitlod "Why Don't Ho Lend
Miss Ilallio Shaw rooited a pieuo
written for tho occasion entitled,
"Ideal and Practical Liberalism."
Judgo J. P. Richardson, of Austin,
was rt-elootod chairman; J. D. Shaw,
of Waoo, treasurer.
Tho following resolution was offered
by tho eommittoo and unanimously
Resolved, That tho thanks of thin
association bo tendered to tho press of
Waco, and especially the Waoo Day
and Evening News for the fairness
and liberality with whioh they havo
roportod our proooodinL'8, also to the
extended to us during our meeting.
The association then adjourned sine
The show windows of J. Hausoll
Wood Shoo and Clothing Company
aro always noticed, thero is alwaya
somo ono before them, They havo an
oxpert window drcaccr but their now
handsomo style of goods takes tho eye
all tho time. Tho Htoro is a pretty
bazaar of mons suits dress and
business of underwear and overwear
and all the concomitants of shirts,
socks, suspenders, tied, hats and the
hundred things necessary to a perfeot
and elcirant toilet. Tho store has
made a big reputation in a short tituo
and tho numbor of people from tho
small neighboring towns who buy
suits thcro is quito surprising. It is an
honest and cnvinblo roputation earned
bv pleasing peoplo in goods and
prices. This great olothing houso
counts its friends by hundreds both in
city and country and its tranBiont
visitors beoomo permanent oustomorg.
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