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THE WACO NEWS, THURSDAY MAY 12 1892.
We arescllingl St.Louis Bottled Beer PINTS i per Dozen QUARTS .$i.5o ,( Return empty bottles aud we will pay for PINTS 15c per dozen QUARTS 25c " " W. K. FINKS & CO The Delegations from AH Over the State. PRETTIEST CONTEST ON EARTH IIclM'ren Hie Wuco Co III (tunic Willi Tho Honor Mlclillr Willi the West Kiul Hoy luit Dcclurcct a Jlruiv Hcsnliitioiis memorial on ilio Deutli of lien ItlcCullooli. Tho convention ro-assembled at 2:30 yesterday afternoon and the chairman of tho committee on credentials stated that tho report was not yet ready. "While awaiting this report considera ble unimportant routino work was done. Tho oommitteo reported the follow ing delegates presont and entitled to seats, but not in time for publication in The News last ovoning: Hon J W Levy, Sherman, president. 0 C Copnor, Paris; fir&t vico presi dent. Thos H. Martin, Houston; second vioe president. Geo A King, Marlir; third vice president. Ed R Kone, San Marcos; fourth vice-president. E E Taylor. Georcetown: fifth vice. president. Geo W Burkett, Palestine; seventh vico-prosidVnt. Jas L Shorey, Lookhart; treasurer. Stewart Harrison, Fort Worth; seoretary. E S Connor, Paris, assistant soore tary. Don B Adams,Fort Worth; delegate National association of engineers. Committee on Credentials J W Ozment, Palestine; P D Harrison, Longview. Committee on finance WF Hen derson. Sulphur Springs; J N Adicks, Huntsvillo; George Frank, Marlin; J Mincer, Waxahachie; W A Baar, Weimar; S Samuels, Marlin. Commutee on topios H It Early, Fort Wort! ; W N Norwood, Navaso ta, C W Singleton, Ennis; George Calhoun. Austin; E Mont Riley, Fort Worth. Committee on printing Stuart Harrison, Fort Worth; E R Kirsh, Palesfne. Committee on revisions and resolu tions P F Cox, Hillsboro, A L Camp, Vernon. Committee on special arbitration G 0 Keffer, E! Paso, A D Adams, Wano; Eugene Nolto, Sfguia. Monumental oommittee P S Tur nor, Belton; 0 0 Connor, Pans. Committee on legislation C W Littlepage, vice-president national board fire engineers. Austin Hook and Ladder oompa ny No. 1, TDHearn; East Austin Hobo company No. 4, J B Hannon; Colorado Fire company No. -1, Geo Calhoun, Protection Hose company No 3, R E Nitsjhke; F S Babcock. assistant chief of department, Araarillo Amarillo Hook and Lad der company No. 1, G W Tacket. Abilouo Star Hoso company No. 3, Win Fulwider; Rasoue Hose om pany No 2, 0 Malone; Hook and Lad der company No 1, Gus Ackermus; Gnomical Engine oompany; 0 W Stef finB, department at large, Albert Kel- Belton Belton Hook and Ladder oompany No, W R Knylick; Mechan ics' Hose company No 2, Will Kirohcr. Bryan Protection Hose company No. 1, a L Terr?; B F Lenman, chief of department. Burton Burton Hook and Ladder oompany No 1, J F Woibusoh. FIRE FIG TERS Columbus Hook and Lidder oom pany No 1, Gus Dopmore, Protection Hoso company No 1, A Bartels, Hy Waconfuhr. Cleburno Hook ami Laddor com pany No 1, JR Hanson. Jr; Protec tion Hoso company No 1, Clyde Bay less; J M Clower, chief of department Cotsicana Hook and Lidder com pany No 1, Morris Sterue, ResoucIIoso Corpus Christi Lono Siar Hook and LadJcr company No. 1, II Suth erland Denton Hook and Ladder com pany No. 1, E W Sanders, W J Austin Engine company No. 1, W. J. Lacey; Engine company No. JJ, Wm. Roaike; W J Licey, chief of depart ment. Decatur Decatur Hose company No. 1, M Kramer; Doeatur Hoee com pany No. 2, A KrHmer; Deoatur Hock and Ladder oompany No. 1, E W Hatcher Ennis Ennis Fire compaty No. 1, W E Bradley; J G Loggins Hose com pany No. 1, G W Singleton; Ennis Hose company No. 2, C M Bamer. El Paso Forrestvillo Hoso com pany No. 3, J B Payne, Hoso com pany No. 2, Z T Merrill; El Paso Hoso oompany No. 1, A Solky; El Paso Hook and Ladder oompany No. 1, John B Sanders; OC Koiiler, chief department. Fort Worth Protection Engine company No. 1, B L Waggoman; Thr rnton Hose company No. 4, Thos. Simmons; W B Hose company No 6. W Barr; E M Daggett Engine oompany No. 3, Geo II Craig; M T Johnaon Hook and Lidder oompanv No. 1, Chas Sneod; Peter Smith Hose com pany No. '2, 0 F Darby. Georgetown Roscuo Hoso compa ny No. 1, MB Sanson, Mechanics Hose company No. 2, Miles Allen; Georgetown Hook and Ladder com pany No. 1, E J Olive; J S Carroll, ohief of department. Gainesville Resoue Hoso compa ny No. 1, Lewis Rogers; PI cenix Hose company No. 2, G P Wood; Lono Star Hook and Ladder company No. 1, L J Wynne; J J Moore ohief department. Huntsvillo Huntsville Firo com pany No. 1, S C Eastham. Giddings Giddings Fire company No. 1, J (J Newman. Houston Hook and Ladder com pany No. 1, Robert Adair; Curtin Hose oompany No. 9, John Donelloy; Meohanics' Hose company No. 0, Charles Reicharl; Stonewall Hose company No. 3, Frank Hayes; Pro tection Fire company No. 1,JP Arto Hillsboro Hillsboro Engine com pany, No. 1, S R Blanchard; Hillsboro Hook and Ladder oompany. No 1, F L McCollum; A L Blanohard, chief of department. Hallettsvillo Hallettsvillo Hose company No 1, George Kroschell; Hallettsvillo Hook and Ladder com pany, No 1, C W Arnim; Wm Price, ohief of department. Kyle Hope Hook and Ladder company, No 1, L J Roundtree; Hoso company, No 1, C Bones, Lookhart Lockhart Hook and Ladder cdmpany, No 1, A A Storey, LaGrange LaGrange Fire com pany, No 1, T S Brown. Luling Hose company No 1, W P Walker; Luling Hook and Ladder company No 1, II Kleinsmitb. Mexia Mexia Hook and Ladder company No 1. E It Herring; Mexia Hose company No 1, Robert Stein. Marlin Marlin Engine company No 1, II Rickelman. Marshall Salamander Fire com pany No 1, J W Herndon. McKinney II C Herndon Hook and Ladder company, RR Allen; J W Thornton Engine and Hoso company, Lawrenoe Berr ; chief of department, C A Houston. Manor Manor Fire company No 1, Wm Luedecko. Navasota Navasota Hoso coinpanv No l Hamnior Norwood; Hook and Ladder oompany No 1, J W Sohuraa ohcr; Ward Templeman, assistant ohief of department. Orange Orange Hook' and Laddor company No 1, Geo Banoroft; Protec tion Fire company No 1, H A Crager, J S Brioe, ohief of dapartment. Paris Phoonix Ecgino company No 1, Thos L Miller; Phoenix Hose company No 2, A W Neville; Phoe nix Hoso company No 1, W G Barry; Hcok and LaiJer company No 1. W E B iga; Chas E Thome, ohiof of de partment. Palestine Palestino Hoso oompany No 1J Wm Branigan; Burkitt Hose oompany No 2, W F Woodward; Hope Hook and Ladder company No 1, Dan MoDowan; A L Bowers, ohief of department. Rookdalo Hook and Ladder com pany No 1, H S Brand ; Hoso com pany No , E 0 Bruding; Hose com pany No 2, T II Perry. Sherman Sam Houston Firo com pany, J F Evans, Supply company No. 1, Goo Althoir, Sherman Hook and Ladder No. 1, T N Jlulkey, Sher man Hoso oompany No 1, Sam A Low; Sherman Hoso company No. 2, Atib Tyree; Frank Walcott, ohief of department. Sulphur Springs Protection Hook and Laddor company No. 1, W F Hondnrson; Little Giant Firo compa ny, P ', Littlefiold. Scguin Relianco Hook and Lad der company, J Kriedlandor. San Marcos Rescuo Hoso compa ny No. 2, E WGilscn; San Marcos Hook and Ladder company, Bart Mitoholl; Alort Hope oompany No. 1, W H Nance, J R Porter, ohief of de partmeut. Tyler Tyler Hose company No 1, A B Palner: Hook and Ladder oom pany, A W Palner; J D Hammond, ohief of department. Temple King Hoso oompany Ho. 2, L D Black; Wakeful Hoso compa ny No. 1, J S Perry; Stuart Wheolor, ohief of department. Taylor F W Adams Hoso com pany No 3, II L Fruid; Taylor Hook and Ladder compauy, W II Miller; Taylor Hose cqmpany, W M Elliott. G E King, chief of department. Terrell Terrell Hook and Ladder company No 1. Otto Sites; Our Homo company No 2, D E Anthony. Vernon S W Lomax Hoso com pany No 1, W E Koaohell; Vernon Hook and Ladder company, A 31 Hyatt, T G Lomax, ohief of depart ment. Waco-West End No 2. H D Wheeler; Engine company No 1, S A Hogan, Rescue Hook and Laddor company, Bart Moore, A M Presoott ohief of department. Wcinier Wcimer Fire company No 1, Wm Walker; Hook and Ladder oompany No 1, Ed Scydlor; A F Rose, ohief of department. Weatherford Hoso oompany No 1, L F Starr; Hook and Ladder No 1, E Puttnam; Hose company No 2, H B Dorsey; D C Ilaynes, assistant chief. Waxahachie SalamanderFire com pany No 1, Otta Cartrell; J C Wood lief Hook and Lidder company, S T Spellings. Denison M J Fitzgerald, chiof of department. Fort Worth Ben U Boll, chief of department. Belton C J Glover, ohief of de partment; Belton Hose company No. 1, W 0 Vandiver. Taylor City Hoso company No. 2 W II Brown. Telegrams were read from James Graves, El Paso, and John Howitt, sending rcspeots to tho convention. Tho Young Men's Christian associa tion extended an invita ion to the visiting firemen to visit their rooms. The invitation was received and a voto of thanks returned. A communication on the insolation of eleotric wiros was read and, on motion, was ordered spread upon tho minutes. Tho following resolution was intro duced and referred to tho oommitieo on resolutions: Bo it resolved, 1. That tho treas urer of this association be required to give bond in tho sum of $G000, paya ble to the proBident and his successors in office, said bond to be approved by the president, on the certificate from tho county clerk, residing in tho county of the bondsmon, of their solvoncy, said of fleer to qualify and file his bonds within twenty days after adjoarnment of tho association and roosire as a compensation for his serioes 5 per cont, of all money received, provided, that ho receive no commissions on monumental fund. Be it resolved, 2. That all money duo the monutnontal fund of this afso oiation now in tho hands of tho differ ent departments and oompanies in this state bo forwarded to tho treasu rer within thirty days from tho ad; journment of this convention, and that he executo his receipt therefor. Thereforo bo it. Resolved, 3. That said treasurer is hereby authorized and instructed to loan said monumental fund, at not less than 5 per cent, por annum on a note approved by his local bank aud payablo on demand after the adjourn" ment of tho next annual meeting of this association; said noto to include 10 per cent, attornoy's foes in oaso samo is collcctod by legal proceedings, W. P. Walkku, LuMng. Jas. L. Storey, Lookhart. A communication from the Austin fire department requesting that fire man ascertain wnero powder is stor od within tho city limits was read and upon motion was spread upon the minutes. t A communication from tho Pales tine fire departmont suggesting im provements in tho manner of oporat ing hook and ladder oompaniea was OUR FACILITIES ARE THE BEST. And we can always give you the best value for your money. FOR THE BED ROOM. Notice our splendid new stock of Clieval Bedroom SSxits; at $20, $23.50, $25.00, $28.50, 30.00, $35-i $40,00 and $45.00' For The Dining Room. We arc showing the only complete assortment of. cheap side boards in the market. Notice our SOLID OAK BOARDS at $16 00 $20.00, $25.00, $30.00 and $35.00. SOLID OAK EXTENSION TABLES, FIVE 330IvLiVJES. FOR THE PARJLOR. New stock of Wicker Rockers, Chairs, Settees, Etc. And sec our great stock while it is complete. Plush Upholstered PARLOR SUITS at $27.50 to 560.00. W aco Furniture Company, Cor. Sixth and Jackson, P. S. Buy the baby a buggy. Carriages at $7.00 to $20.00. We read and filed. The convention then adjourned till 9 o'olock this morning. At 5:30 a contest botwocn tho varioua companies was started, to tho delight of thousands of spectators. At tho sound of tho alarm Engine company No. 1 and tho Rescue Hook and Ladder company hicohed up and were on the public squaro and the fcrmer, after laying two linos of hoso, was throwing a stream of water in two minutes. Tho men who did this rapid work vero Thomas Spencer, captain IIoso Co., No. 1; Joe vlc Murry and George McCollum, pipe men; Ben Richards and Gip Stewart, nozzlemen; Leo Stewart.H. J. Brown, J. S. Hooks and Louis Blanohaid, jn tho sccocd line of hose; Clint Wils ford handling tho ribbons. Rescuo Hook and Laddor oompanv madn tho run aud raised oxtension ladders on tho oity hall with men at tho top in the incredibly short longth of time of two and ono-half minutos, Ed Wilsford, drivor. At a simultaneous sound nf tlm alhrrn both the West End and East End companies started from their rCBDeotive stations and wirn on th scene and had wator flowing in four and ono-half minutes. Tho former company had to run a diBtanoo of cloven blooks and the latter not quite so far, but owing to tho fact that tho East end horses had to bo walked across tho bridge, a distanco of 450 feet, it was thought this would about mako up for tho difference in tho dis tanco. Tho names of tho men who did such splendid work for the West end company are: Aroh Thomas, drivor; David Mcers and Albert Chesnut, nozzlemen; Charlie Washburn, Turner Hubby, Charlie and Viok, pipemon. Tho namos of tho East end boys who did equally as well as any of the other oompanies aro as follows: Rus sell Robinson, driver; Frank Britton anu uoorgo Wallace, nozzlemen; John Lack, Ed Steed and Wash Latimer, pipemen. The Resouo Hook and Ladder boys did exoollent work and The News oouU not say too muoh in their praise but spaoo does not per mit of a fuller report of iheir perform ances. Tho contest as to which company COUld throw tho hin-hfiar itrB.,m . . .0..m. u..wmu wan spirited and exciting and both en kiuu uumpauy ixo. 1 and West End ute company claim the viotory, but near Waco Lumber Co. are showing a large stock of fine from where The News reporter stood, in the second story of tho city hall, he must, in tho absenco of a decision by regularly appointed judges, deolaro honors easy, and deoide it a tie. second day's session. The convention ro-assemblcd at 9:30 this morning with presidont Jako W. Levy in tho ohair. Tho roll was called by Secretary Stewart Harrison and a number of delogates reported absent. The supplementary report of the oommittee on credentials was read and adopted. The following resolution was read by C. W. Littlepigo and upon motion received and ordorod spread upon tho minutes by a rising vote: "Whereas, It has pleased our Heavenly Father to take from our circlo of the volunteer firemen of Texas, Mrs. P. L. Downs of Temple, Texas, an honorary member of this association who did so muoh toward making our stay pleasant during the Temple meeting, thereforo bo it Resolvod; That in hor doath our association has lost an h( nor, the ohuroh a oonsoiontious member and a bright ounsirian ana tne tamily cirolo a faithful friend, generous neighbor, af feotionatc wife and model mother. Resolved further, That to her bo roaved home cirolo, our boloved lead er, Hon. P. L. Downs, ex ohief of tho Temple lire departmont her husoand, wo tender our deep sympathy in this dark hour of his boreavement and that wo shall sadly miss tho light of her presonoe at our meetings, and hor name and memory will ever bo kept fast and groen in our hearts and wo Bhall ever love and revero her amia bility of oharaeter, goodness, unaf footod piety, love for cho firemen and our oauso and wo shall strive to olaBp her angelio hands in that bright union in that blest olime. Where torm are huahel, where tempest ne'er rage, Where ant, ryaklesnud and blackening seas no more With gusty strength their roaring watfaro wage My her it" peacotnl margins shall be trod, Her home be Heaven and her friend be God. C. W. Littlefield. A bouquet of flowers was presented by Maj Wiloy Jones for whioh a voto of thanks was tendered bv a rising voto, Upon motion tho recommendation of the committeo on topics of yester day, with regard to tho use of fire ex-