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THE WACO NEWS, TUESDAY MAY 10 1892.
iSjlttjCtf SSafclflr XWE35 Jurigo Clark's Appolntmonts. Navasotu, Thursday, May 1J. Brenbntn, Saturday, May 1-1. San Antonio, Tuesdav, May I7. Gonzales, Thursday, Miy H. FUtonio, Saturday, May 21. ouston, Monday, May 2'3. alveston, Thursday, May 2(. Bellvillo, Saturday, May 26 TO ADVERTISERS. Tiik Nkws will take advertising with the understanding that if it has not a larger kcal mroulation than any daily paper puhlished in Waoo, no charge will bo made for the advertisement, HOGG S USURPATION OF AUTHORITY. ARTICLE VI EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Section 1. The executive depart, ment of the fctatc shall consist of a governor, who shall ho tho chief executive officer of the state, a lieuten ant governor, secretary of state, comp troller of public accounts, treasurer, commissioner of the general land office and attorney general. - Before and since Governor Hogg's cloction to tlie position of chief executive of the stato, he seems to have been ignorant of this provision of the convitulion. Ho seems to have simply read the first part of tho clause, to-wit. "The execative department of the stato shi 11 consist of a governor." Ho has in ono way or auothor usurped or attempted to usurp tho functions of every ono of tho other officers of the executive branch of the government, notwithstanding that ho was confronted by this language from the constitution of tho state: Section G. "During the time he holds tho office of governor, ho shall not hold any other office, civil, military or corporate " N ither is Governor Hogs supposed to interfere with the other distinct urinehes 01 tho government, to-wit: Tho Legislative and Judicial. Ho has intorfercd and usurped authority in both of these departments. Ho went far beyond his preroeativo when he threatened the Twenty second legislature that if they passed tho rail road commission law with the elective feature that ho would veto it. In other word9 he held the key to the situation, and while it were possible that this nmsure like any other could be passed over his veto by a two-thirds vote, it is generally impracticable where there is any considerable di vision in the vote on a moasuro, and hence there is no question that his in terference with tho lagislaturo was unwarranted and contrary to tho spirit of the constitution. Tho activity that he has shown in interfering with the local administration and execution of tho laws in criminal cases is a clear usurpation of judicial functions. It never war intended under the Repub lican idea that an executive of the stato should take direct part in the execution of tho laws of tho state in localities. The governor on one oc casion, having heard that II. M: Mc Knight, of Carthage, Texas, was hold ing the offico of district olerk and juBtioe of tho peace'simultaniously, in fo. med Mr. McKnight that ho was violating tho law in holding two offi ces. I nis may or may not havo bee n truo. It is a mooted question, but tho govorner's duty under the cir jumstances was to confer with tho itternoy genera), and it would have acsn more proper for the latter to have jailed Moltnight's attention to his iolation of tho law, it it was a viol ation Now in answer to all these trictures and oritioisms the governor juotos S3Ction 10. "He (tho govor tor) shall causa tho laws to bo faith ully executed." If it woro his duty o see that the laws were faithfully ixecutcd and he should perform his rholo duty undor his understanding f his duties, ho would bo kept busy norning, noon and night, and would ced the time of a thousand governors ) see that tho laws wero faithlully ex cuted. It is true that in the oxor iso Buch a prerogative a governor is oxpeotcd to have very wise discre tion in order to know just wluu it s his duty to aot. In suali cases a gov ernor with tho proper discretion would understand that if tho comptroller of public accounts should loavo his office, disohargo his clerks and go across tho waters on an extended tour, it would then be his duty to take some action. Or. if tho suntemo court should de cide to disband and thereby by their own aots abolish tho supreme court of tho state, it would be unquestionably the governor's duty to act, and in all cases of this kind a governor of ordi nary discernment would understand so plain a duty, and the constitution certainly must have intended to con vey tho idra that a governor should seo that the laws are faithfully execut ed in such cases, but every time a sheriff makes a mistake, or a district clerk or justice of the peace or consta ble, or the mayor of a town or chief of police of a city, he is not expected under an intelligent construction of tho constitution to interfore. Theso matters are generally to bo bottled by local determination. Governor Hogg has, on account of his superabundant personality and individuality, over shadowed the other branches of the executive department. Indeed for tho last eighteen months, a thought nas naruiy occurred to the average citizen that there were suoh function aries as a treasurer, commissioner of tho general land oflice, comptroller, attorney goneral, secretary of state, uu lieutenant governor, inc in scription upon tho face of the body politic has been: "1 Governor Hogg, am the stato," and this inscription has been in such glaring letters of fire that the insignificant offices compos ing the other departments of the 'state have been obscured If this is not one man power, in the name of all monarchies and oligarchies, we would like to know what is. Force of char acter should be admired, emphatic individuality is a worthy characteris tic, oourage is very nocessary, and many of the olemonts that constitute tho individuality of tho present gov ernor are admirable, but ho does not seem to bo well poised, and tho mis takes he has made and the unwarrant ed assumptiou of authority of which he has been guilty should bo sufficient to oonvinoo tho thoughtful and patri otic citizen that a change and an im mediate change is very necessarv for FOES IN OUR RANKS Tho evident di-siro of tho people's party men or at least some of them, is to assist in the selection of the Democratic candidato taking care of course that they support in tho Dem ocratic primaries the man whom they think will be tin easiest man defeated in tho ircueral election. Snoh a scheme could not find endorsement amoug men who regard politics as an honorable profession. The tendunoy of tho politics of this country is tow ard tho ward methods of New York and other Lugo cities ami it is too often said that "anything is fair in politics and war.'' If wo would pre serve our Republican institutions, and our Democratic principles wo must have more regard for truth and honesty in our political dealings. A man who does nnt intend to abide by the decision of tho party convention should no moro be entitled to partici pate in its deliberations than, should an clien, who never has, nor over in tends to become a citizen of this ooun try. It is rank treachery for a nun to go into tho primaries of a political party and becauso the result of those primaries is not what he desires, turn against the nominee. Texas however Is not tho only state that is inhabited by thco traitors. Tennessee it seems has furnished a parallel. Mc Dowell, a man who is notorious for his treachery to the party in the past, is tho leading spirit in tho campaign in behalf of Gov. Buchanan who is a candidate, like our owu Hogg, for re eleotion. McDowell has said that ho would not. support Buchanan's Lewine Bros. Make Two Special Sales This Week, We Offer Parasols Way Under Market Value, ADD ALL KINDS OF LOW CUT SHOES VERY CHEAP. K)uR PARAS0LS Our shoe Department ji i'st nottM rms )ri:i:ic Arrived rather late and we have a large "stock on hand. We offer big inducements to lower this stock. l'arasols worth $1.25 for 75c. Parasols worth $1.50 for $1.00. Parasols worth $2. 50 for $1.50. Parasols worth $3.50 for $2.50. Parasols worth S5.00 for $3.50. Parasols worth $7.50 for $5.50. Parasols worth 5 10.00 for $".00. All NEW, NOBBY and STYL ISH, and just arrived. We offer Ladies Opera Slippers for 50c. We offer Ladies' Oxford Slip pers for 50c. Patent tip Ladies' Oxfords Slippers for 75 c. Extra Stout Ladies' Oxfords Slippers for Si. 00 Genuine Dingola Oxfords Slip pers for S1.50. Hand Sewed Oxfords Slippers for $1.50. Cincinnati Oxfords Slippers for Si-75- $3 50 Oxfords Slippers for $2.50. Children hand turn toes slip pers for 50c. Children's hand turned Oxfords for 65 c. Misses' hand turned Oxfords for 75c. Misses' patent tip turn Oxfords for $1.00. We havejust opened a large lot of 36 inch Challie in dark and tinted grounds wlvch we offer at I ;c a yard. Anew lot of Crenc opponont, Judge Turnoy, it he were I Cloth in evening shades and pretty figures at ioc a yard. tho futuro of this country. To the bankers Central city. -welcome to the To the Pharmacists Tho citizens of Waco through The News welcomes you. To the Firomen Tho city is yours. If it were not for you wo would havo no cities. Gerald is the only Democrat in the race for ooogresB that is oertain to win at the general eleotion. Coddle this fact, Democrats, of the Ninth district. If Gov. Hogg had told the truth when he claimed the honor of first starting tho movement for a Confeder ate Home it might have gone far to ward disproving the "embarrassed by a Confcdetate record" charge, but as this movement was started in iS86,fourycars before Gov. Hogg be came a canddate for governor his claim is invalid and the charge re mains disproved. The Austin Statesman in noticing the tame reception given Gov. Iloggat his appointments since tho Cleburne debate, assumes that fudge Clark has suffered in the same way.' Tho truth is, Judge C'ark has only spoke once since the Cleburne debate, and was thon greeted with the same magnani mous outpouring of the spirit of love and confidence that has been mani fest at every one of his appointments. It is the enthusiasm in the Hogg camp that is waning. The Clark men are more so than before. nominated. Yet thousands of Demo crats in Tennessee are applauding Mo Dowell. Buohanan himself is said to have refused to reply to tho question as to whether ho would support tho ticket should his opponent bo nomi nated. There aro in every state in the South numbers of people who sub scribe to tho Democratic creed beoauso of that party's immense majority and because to be a Republican is to be in a disagreeable minority. It is to this element in the Democratic party that is due the turbulence of which we have so much A man who has once subscribod to the Republican plat form can never be contont with per mitting tho people of this country to work out their own salvation. He must seo that tho government rondors some assistance. When the average Republican backslider once renounces his allegienco to tho G. 0. P. which he has aided in tn.3 perpetuation of a system of pub lic plunder for private gain, ho im mediately begins a crusado against the corporations and to olamor for a legislative guardianship for the peo ple. Having observed tho rapid growth of some of our protecied in J dustries under the benign influence of paternalism, ho believes that the farmer, the mechanio and the artosan need only govermcntal assistance to promote their lnppiness and mako them rich. He forgets that class legislation is always benefioial to the few and detrimental to the many. It is this prinoiplc that is ever in tho mind of tho genuino Democrat when it is proposed that the government protect this citizen or that, citizen. Tho only protection tho oitizens of Texas needs right now is proteotion from the abominable politician that is eternally preaohing about more laws. It would bo an agreonblo diversion for somo man to enter tne race lor somo legislative offico on a platform de manding a repeal of all tho statutes and the enaotmenc of no new ones ex cept on tho broad grounds of absolute publio neoessity. This country has been cursed long enough with political quacks who prcsoribe a "bo it enact ed', for every complaint. Thoy have oomo from tho Republican party prin cipally and it is hoped they will re turn to their old lovo or wod sumn other than tho Democratic party. Their wooing should be scoincd. T" .Lewine Bros. MOORE ROTHERS. Manfactm ers i Alexandre's Baking Powder. Alexandre's Pure Bpioes. Alexandre's Ja-sa and Rio Blend Coffee Wholesale Grocers. Moore Bros' White Wlno and Apple Vinegar. Moore BroB1 Purn Cider. Moore Bros' Flint Candy. Having purchased Mr. Alexandre's biisfuos we a re now prepared to Mil orders promptly. Patroulzo Home Institutions. Sustain our efforts to inafe Waco a Great Manufacturing Centre. REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL ARRNTS "u- 1 WACO, i TEXAS. Have removed from PacilTc Hotel to Room 28, Provident Bld'g Liveryilransfer 0. W. DWTD PROPRIETOR. The old Oruiid Ilutldlna, A'orth of Plata WAOO, TUX AS. Thefinost vehicles and horses in th city. Call oarriages for ladies a spe cialty and when desired, ladies can nave a driver in livery. All trains met. Prompt attention to all orders and boarded on reasonable terms.' - irr riui l n imifi "UmP satisfaction guaranteed. Horses W.D MAYHEM), President. J. D.BLb, Vice Preildeat. JOIIKD. MAYKIKU), Cashier The Gity Savipgs Bapk CHARTERED FEB. 12, 1892. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $100,000. rromIdate'r';rS6l":r Cnt mt"cst on deP Interest payable fffk