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VOL. 4. Nn. 259.
WACO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 11 1892
5n Cents her Mont
Great Shoe sale at
OCS Cents a JRaii-
Ladies' and Misses'
I Dongola button.
Ladies' and Misses'
Glove Calf Button.
Children's School Shoes
S to 2.
Men's and Boys' Button ftr fiftnl
and Congress Shoes, all at JQ UBllTSp
&& Cents a Pair
These are all a great bargain.
CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK
WACO, - - TEXAS.
PAID IN CAPITAL $i25)ooc
SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS $io6,oor
J B. MoLKNDON. President.
W. D. LACY,
0. II. HIGaiNSON,
J. T. DAVI8. Vioo-prestdent.
J. E. PARKRH,
TBOS. P. ABKEL.
B. BLACK, Oaebl
Accounts of brnki. banker", merohauts, f Armors, meohanlci and other olsiioa eolloltod.
pay aninuoh nttent en to srasl nooounta oh large ono. We give personal and speolal attentloi
tu our collection dernrttiiunt, ami retnltnn day of payment. Kxohange bought and sold 01
all the prfnolpnl p lints of the United States and Europe.
BROOKS & COWAN
1.50 SPECIAL i.s
Greatest Shirt Sale Ever Known in JPaeo.
Our Entire Stock of Puff Bosom Shirts, forty-two distinct styles,
including $1.75, $2 and $2.50 goods,
-A-ILJLi O-O JJT $1.50 E-A.C23:.
BROOKS & COWAN.
Real Estate Bulletin.
Reported by Baker & Dilworth, Ab
stractors. W H Lcdnum to heirs of Clemen
tine L Lednum, 60 by 296 feet on
Mooro street, part of the Thos Moore
homestead, 194 1-2 acres of the D W
Campbell suivey, and 120 acres of the
K W Nabors and B 13 B & 0 R R
Co survey, affection and $1.
"Wo furnish nbstrnots of title on
J. W. Bakkii.
T M. DlLWOllTH.
For tho beBt and freshest beof,
pork, mutton, veal, span-ribs, fish and
oysters go to Crippin oornor Fifth
Tho groat bankrupt stook of D.
Bomnon & Bro., is being auctionod
oil day and night. Unpaiallolled bargains.
Dr. Goo. P. Mann, dentist. Fall
set of upper or lower teeth, $12.50.
W. C. T. U.
Remomber the meeting of the
Woman's Christian Temperance
Union, to bo held in the basement of
the First Bapti9t church tomorrow
aftornoon at 3.30. Somo explanation
will be made of tho design aud work
of this organization. Tho Temper
ance work is of first importance, but
this is by no means, tho only field of
labor. Thero are many other depart
ments of work in whioh a union of
christian women of all denominations
may engage most effectually. All do
siring information on tho subject, and
all willing to advanco bonefioer.t work
among their fellow men, to tho extent
of their ability arc invited to bo pres
ent at the meeting.
Mrs. J. G. McDonald,
Mks. Guiei.kv, President.
Y J.J-, in the Provident addi
J-JJ I & (fan for saloon suoh terms
as will attract the most squeamish
buyers, by Kellum & Lawson, tho
leading real estate dealers, 113 South
Tho Financiers of Texas in Session
INTERESTING PAPERS READ
Prominent Visitors Speak and the
Discussion Is Lively
Officer to bu Klectcil ami the Plmi
Fixed A Large .VhneiiiblUBu of Uu
preventative Citizen. I'rnin Hvory
Uiiarter of Tu.aS--(.oneral items tf
interest ridiett I,'p by a ovn Ite
porfer ainoiit; tlie Capital!!!,
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON'S SESSION.
Tho convention re-oonvened at 2 30
with nearly a full house in attendance.
Tho order of the papors was re
versed and tho paper of President F.
B. Gray, ot the Citizonb' National
bank of San Angelo, ws read by the
secretary as Mr. Gray was uuablo to be
present. The subject of thepaper
was "Uniformity of Bank Drafts,
tjhecks, Notes, etc "
The paper was listened to with deep
attention and was referred to a special
committee composed of L. 0. Jestnr of
Tler, W. W. Cheathan of Clarks
vi'lle and L B. Black of Waco.
The next papor was read.by Cashier
A. S Reed of tho Ballingdr National
bank. Tho subjeot of tho paper was
"Should Banker's Associations be En
couraged." Tho paper was quite a lengthy one
and was listened to with deop atten
tion from beginning to end, anil re
There was no discussion of the
Mr J. N. Brown of tho Alamo
National bank ot San Antonio, ofTerod
a resolution that the next president of
the assooiation correspond with the
superintendont of public instruction
with tho view of getting a short course
in national banking inserted iu the
curriculum in the public schools.
Mr. E. M. Longcope of Lampasas,
read a paper bearing directly on tho
Tho seoond days proaeeding9 of tho
Texas liankors association was opened
at tho oity hall this morning by nn
address by T. J. Groce, Etq , oashier
of the Galveston National bank. Ilia
subjeot was "The System of Free
collection and its relation to conser
vative banking." Tho address
quite a lengthy one was hstoned to
with deop attontion from beginning to
end. It nbounded in wit and humor
and was repeatedly applauded.
Tho next address was on "The re
lation that should exist botwocn city
and country banks," by W. R. liam
by, Esq., oashier Amerioan National
bank ot Austin. The gontleman an
nounced at the beginning of his ad
dress that its pi inoipal merit would
consist of its briefness but thero was
not a person presont but enjoyed the
address enough to wish it longor.
Tho next order of exeroisos was the
discussion of tho abovo subjoots. The
subject of the relation of oity banks
with oountry banks was ably discuss
ed by CaBhicr A. S. Reed, of the Bal.
linger National bank, G. A. Levi, of
of A. Levy & Co's. bank of Victoria,
Cashier E. 0. Tonison of tho State
National bank, Dallas.
Mr. W. II. Leo, pre?, tho Merchants'
National bank of St. Louis was intro
duced and explained the plan whioh
his bank worked under in its relations
with country banks Ho took occas
ion in his speech to pay a very high
compliment to Texas bankers and
banks stating that his bank and a bin
trust company with whioh ho was
connected, desired all tho Texas busi
ness they could got.
Mr. C. W. Buller. president of the
National Bank of tho Ropublio of St.
Louis, was next introduced and stated
that all of the Texas banks actually
do their business through St. Louis,
being the nearest point to thorn, so
all arrangements affeoting oolleotionB
should be made in oonneotion with
St. Louis. He stated also that he had
been coming to Texas for tho past
We have just received an elegant new line of
Evening Gloves in all shades. Also some
beautiful new things in Lisle aud Silk Hose
Our Fan Stock contains all the largest styles ou
in beautiful new designs.
500, 502 and 504 Austin Stiieet.
nino years and that he was rnoro
favorably impressed with the stato
each successive year. Ho made quite
a lengthy address which was woll re
ceived by the audience present and
was hoartily applauded.
Mr. Calloway of the Metropolitan
National bank of Kansas City, was
next called for and responded briefly.
Mr. F. N. Chick, second vice-president
of the National bank of Kansas
City, was next iLtroduced and ex
pla'ned in somo length the status of
his bank on the relation existing be
tween his bank and its country cor
respondents. Mr. G. A. Lovi, of Victoria, asked
for information whether tho chair
would appoint a nomination committee
or whether tho officers would be
oleoted from tho floor.
The custom has been to appoint a
committco of five to bring in nomina
tion whioh virtually elects tho officers.
Mr. Milliard of Austin, spoke in
favor of an open elootion.
Mr. Lovi aroso in defense of tho
Mr. L. L Jester, of Tyler, mado a
motion that tho house go into the
election of a nominating committco.
Judgo A. P. Wooldndgo, of Austin,
spoke in favor of the nominating com
mittco. Ho thought that a committee
of five would giveinoro thought to tho
selcotion than tho individual members.
Mr. Carey Shaw, of 'Columbus,
offered a substitute that the house
oleot its own officers.
After much discussion it was de
oided to e.cnt the ofiioers from tho
The selection of tho place for the
holding of tho next meeting waB mado
the special order of business for to
morrow at 11 o'clock.
Dr. Burleton extended an invitation
to tho bankore to visit Baylor
The following arc the officers of the
Texas Bankers association now in
offico. Tho new officers will ho olect
ed tomorrow afternoon: f
J W Blake, president; H M Long
cope,first vice-president; A P V oold
ridge, second vico-proBidont; T J Groco,
third vico president; W Goodrich
Jones, secretary; W O Richardson,
first assistant secretary; J E Long
moore, second assistant secretary.
Walter Nolto, treasurer; Exooutive
committee, J K Rose, "W II Hamby,
Hober Stone, A S Reed and W F
- ranker's register.
Tho bankor's register shows the fol
lowing namos entered sinco The
News closed its report yostordny.
Wm Cameron, cashior Coleman
National bank; T F Murchison, prcsi
dont First National bank, Athens;
Otto W Steffons, cashier First Natio
nal bank, Abilcno; R P Edrington,
oashier First National bank, Itasca;
E A Rodgors, president Farmers
National bank, Hillsboro, R L Ball,
prcsidont Colorado National bank; V
F Brice, cashior City
National bank, Quatiab; T J Groce,
Cashier Galveston National bank; 0
Mendel.Oashter Taylor National bank;
Gpo V Voiers, Cashier National bank
of Forney; J Gordon Brown, Brown
Bros, Austin; W H Rivers, Bank of
Elgin; F I! Moody, W L Moody &
Co, Galveston; T C LeVeaux, Cashier
First National bank, Cisco; G A Levi,
President A Levi & Co's bank, Vic
toria; J B Coleman, Cashier First Na
tional bank, Coleman; W II Aber
nathy. Whitney jbank; J E Longnioor,
First National bank, Rockdale; W A
Ponder, Exchange National bank,
Denton; F N Chick, Second vice-President
National bank, Kansas City;
W 0 Hargravo, vice-presidont City
National Bank, Sulphur Springs;
II W Trippet, president Wax
ahdchie National Bauk; II
B Smoot, cashier First National Bank;
Colorado Citj ; 0 W Bullen, president
National Bank of the Rupublio. St.
Louis; William R Hamby, Amer
ican National Bank, Austin; E
C Tonison, oashier Stato National
Bank, Dallas; A P Wootdridge, pres
ident City National Bank, Austin;
H P Hillaid, cashier Austin Nntion
al Bank. Ed Robinfon, Stato Na
tional Bank, Austin; Chas F Smith,
cashier First National Bank, McGre
gor; L E Easlham, Eastham Bros ,
Iluntsvillc; J S MoDuffio, teller Ennis
National Bank; CT Donny, H C
Denny & Co., Belton; James A Pat
ton, president Planters & Mechanics
National Hank, Houston.
THK VlBlTINtl LADIES.
The following is tho list of visiting
ladies who are guests of tho local
Mesdamps Lipscomb, Luling, Tox. ,
C .1 Shapard, Stephonvillo, Texas, II
P Hillard, AuBtin; J G Lowdon, Abi
lone; D W Choathem, Clatksvillo; J
W Brown, San Antonio, W II Abor
nathy, Whitney; Otto W Steffena,
Ballenger, C Smith, McGregor, W
Goodrich Jones, Tetnplo; A L itood,
Ballenger; J E Parramoro, Roakdalo;
S II Johnson, Haskell; Chaa Donny,
Belton; Misses, Lipscomb, Luling;
Alma Hemming, Gainsville; Nottio
Ponder, Donton; Byrd Eastham,
Huntville, Mrs B G Bowman, Whit
ney; Miss Worth, Austin.
All tho ladies on the Bankers Ro
ception committoo uro requested to
meet at tho Philo Literary club rooms
tomorrow morning at 9:30 to assist in
docorating tho hall. Eaoh lady is re
quested to bring as many flowers as
Drugged and Robbod.
A poor fanner from tho noighbor-
hood of MorosviJIo oatno to the city
yesterday afternoon and last night
took in tho rcBcrvotion. He drew
about $80 from tho salo of cotton bo
fore starting out to tako in tho towc,
and thon woudod his way to tho dona
of vioo in tho reservation. He drank
sovoral glasses of beer with tho soiled
doves and when ho awoko from tho
stupor into which ho suddonly foil hn
found that ho had been robbod of all
his money. He informed tho city
marshal of his loss but at lust accounts
tho amount had not been rooovorcd.
For the man himself but lit tlo sympa
thy is due, but ho has a wife and throe
littlo children at home who, it is said,
aro expecting him to return to thorn
with needed food and raiment.
Change of Progra f mo.
In tho future the pool nt tho Nat
atorium will bo open tor tho public ex
cept Saturday morning 9 to 12 o'clock,
thon it will be reserve lor lalies and
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