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TPIE WACO NEWS, THURSDAY MAY 26 1892.
$jfctt 3alf 3&KK0M Judgo Clark's Appolntmonts. 33ellvillc, Saturday, May '28 Grocsbccok, Wodnosday, Juno 1. Georgetown, Saturday, Juno 4. Stephonsville, Wednesday, Juno 8. Mineral Wells, Saturday, Juno 11. Marquez, Wednesday, June 15. Palestine, Saturday, Juno IS. Henrietta, Tuesday, June 21. Wichita Fulls, Thursday ,;Junt U3. Vernon, Saturday, Juno 5. TO ADVERTISERS. Tuk Nkws will tako advertising with tho understanding that if it has not a larger kcal ciroulation than any daily paper published in Waoo, no charge will be mudo for the advertise ment, . The Hogg people have shown a bolting spirit upon several occasions. Galvestou acted very bidly, but Clark is not expeotod to oar-y every thing. A correspondent writes to tho San Antonio Express asking if Gov. Hogg is drawing his salary while on the stump in the interest of his candidacy. Ask the comptroller The congressional convention which meets next Tuesday in Cameron, promises to be a very interesting af fair. It is quite likely the boys will have to stay there several days before a choice is made. The crops in Central Texas are simply magnificent. Never did the field promise so great a yield. If fa vorable weather prevails from now on an overwhelming crop of corn, oats and cotton will be harvested. Hogg's claim that the preservation of the commission is dependent upon his re-election is on par with the Re publican claim ever since the war that the preservation of the Union de pended upon the prepetuation of the power of the Republican party. This is a bloody shirt campaign. In the organization of a society for he prevention of cruelty to animals, a noble work will be inaugurated in Waco. Waco's people are as kind to animals as any other people, but a society of this sort with the accom panying teachings will protect many an animal from wicked abuse A great deal has been said about Gov. Hogg's attitude toward tho Con federate soldiers, and while some of 4fco oriticism might have exhibited an unjust spirit, the true objeot of it all has been to show that Gov. Hogg has been willing to relegate tho soldier clement to the roar in politics, just to lemovo an irritating feature. The peoplo of the south, however, are not going to be so ur.kind to their brave defenders. They will never refuse to honor ono of these veterans beoauso ho has a Confederate reoord. A NEWSPAPER MAN'S ELOQUENCE. "Whilo lawyers and other profes sional men accustomed to public speaking aro making tho welkin ring with their eloquence in favor of Judge Clark, tho press has had its represent atives too, upon the stump. The fol lowing is tbo eloquent peroration of Col. J. P. Bridges, Editor of tho Luliog Herald: "Then I say to you tonight, fellow- citizens, let us throw off tho yoke, let us turn Texas loose; rekindle the fires in her silent furnaces turn loose her idle spindles, and mako tho wheels that gave life and sustcnanoo to thou sands of human beings rcvolvo with tlieir aocustomed velocity; lot us "Hlngont the old ring In the new" until the glud tidings aro flashed over tho wires from Maine to California that the people have oonquered and Toxas is free. "Yes, turn Texas leoao. nail to the mast tTliat flagenb'lme an') grand H si. c&lh whose folds our htueri taag ht Tor hoi9 and native land Than fliughercanvasB to the breeze, jSnd let It proudly wave, Jer freedom's garlnndi marked her birth itmltheteth ntd deck htrRiate." HOGG AND HIS MAN FRIDAY. A review of tho movements of W. L. MoGaughcy, commissioner of tho general land office ofToxas, presonts that official in an unenviable light. Col. McGaughoy is the chief of one of tho important departments ot the stato government, an oflioc which is ontirely independent in itself. It is a part of tho exeoutivo departmont. Tho colonel does not seem to have recognized this independence, and has sought to sustain Gov Hogg in tho implied claim that ho makes of being the exeoutivo department, when ho is in reality only a part of ttio executive departmont. Whon Gov. Hogg de termined to reap somo benefits from his record as attorney-goneral, to be used in his campaigti for governor, ho introduced the subjoot of what is known as "tho sidings and switches" suit. Ho wrote a letter to Col. Mc Gaughoy, asking him what numbor of acres of land in the stato was aflcotod by tho supreme court decision in the Val Verde suit. In reply Col. Mc Gaughoy gave him a list of the hinds that had been received by railway companies for sidings and switches, the sum total of which was 1,5254,507 acres. The certificate of the com missioner did not say that these lands were at all affected by tho Val Verde decision, but in making his Wills Point specoh, Gov. Hogg at tempted to leave the impression that the commissioner had certified that these lands were affeoted by that de cision In this transaction Col. Mo Gaughcy, as far as he could, played into tho governor's hands. He has accompanied him on all of his campaign journojs through the state, appearing on tbo platform at all times as his lieutenant, now and then making u bow with a corroborative "that's so," and in every way answer ing the part of an auxiliary. Notwith standing this fact.it is very notice bio that of all tho counties that have in struotod for Gov. Hogg, since instruc tions began, only a very few of these 6eem to have ro membercd that Col. McGaugh hey belonged to the Hogg kite, as its diminutive tail. In other words, a deluded public are in part disposed to accept the governor, but not the lieutonant, but this does not seem to have been enough to have fiiven the hint to poor old McGaughey, and he continues his sycophantio adu lation, and "me too, Piatt" attidude. Tho last effort that Col. McGaughoy has made in tho interest of his master, the governor, is to Bend out from Austin over his signature, and with the letter head of tho "General Land Office," deoorated also with the star of Texas beautifully surrounded with an evergreen wreath, a mimeograph letter addressed in blank to anyono whose land titles are affected by Gov. Hogg's crusade against those titles (MSI. lUUQU WkJUD , through railroads J that have como whioh received lands for sidings and switches. In that letter tho commis sioner says. "Have no fears. The great stato of Texas will not prey up on innocent purohasers. Wo believe that only original grantees will bo held responsible by tho Stato. Wo arc with tho settler and will stand by him." Tho "we" is supposed to bo Governor Hogg and his "faithful Fri day" MoGaughoy. It may be rea sonably presumed that these letters conveying so muoh kind assurance, have been sent out and are being sent out to all tho numerous land owners affected by those threatened suits, soven hundred alono being in Parker oounty, a largo number in Callahan, Comauche, Cook, Denton, Wise, Will barger, Wichita counties, going into tho thousand'. Theso letters were written and sont out at the expense of the state, as a campaign document for James S. Hogg and W. L, McGaughey. Tho citizens of Texas whoso homes are jeopardized by the throats of the governor, whilo encouraged by what the Land Commissioner says, aro yet oonfrontod with the statement ot tho . governor, made in his speeoh at Flato- nia, tothoeffoct that if ho were ro clcctotl, ho "would firfot mako tho riilroads disgorg, and then make tho oitizens disgorge" He has said this sinne findinc out that the houiOS of thousands of Texas people wore in volved in those vexatious suits, hut whilo making his Wills Point spoeoh, and boforo realizing tho trouble that he was bringing upon innooont pur chasers of these lands from tho rail roads, ho said: "Corporations, not purohasers, in good faith, aro tho ones I'm after. But fow, or no poople aro involved in the question." Ho has sinoe found out that not only aro thousands of innooont purchasers in volved in theso suits, but that hu olaim to tho position to whioh ho as pires, has betn very much woakonod as well. It may tako a house to fall upon Col. McGaughoy before he oan sec tho trend of events, but whon tho Houston convention meets ho will find that all of his efforts to assist his master, Governor Hogg, have been without avail, and ho will be thrown ovor as useless garbage OVERFLOWS AND NAVIGATION. "Tho low lands bordering tho Mis sissippi river from Alton to Cairo aro subuiorged," says the San Antonio Ex press, "and thousands of peoplo are homeless. Stoo'c, crops, housnhold furnituro and farm imploments have been swept away. It is estimated that between St. Louis and Cairo ton thousand people bavo boen rendered homeless and five hundred thousand acres of grain destroyed. East St. Louis, on tho Illinois shore, is only saved from destruction by tho great railroads whioh center thcro and have strong embankments, and maintain them. But tho cntiro American bot tom is under water. This is the rich est agricultural land in Illinois, and although tho counties in whioh it is located havo spent muoh money in pro teoting it with embankments, so far it has proved useless, and tho stato or national government will oventually havo to tako the matter in hand. In 1844 a rise in tho river about this season of the year enabled a steamer to make the trip from St. Louis to Caroyvillc nine miles across tho American bottom to tho bluffs but no such volumo of water has oome down the river since that period, which tjoes to prove the theory that the river is gradually loosing its vol umo and it is only a matter of time when it will ocaso to be navigable above Cairo except for barges and the s allowost craft. Congross annually appropriates large sums to improve the navigation, but the only perma nent result is the jetties. From New Orleans to tho mouth of the river, the Father of Wators, liko the father of lies is unruly and unmanageable, going to and fro in the earth and walking up nnH flnam in if RnilrnnH Kriirrnc " .. m ...w.u w..ui.j span this famous stroam from its source to Memphis, and its impor tance as an avenue of oommoroo is waning and the money spoilt to make it navigablo is in great part thrown away. St. Louis depended upon tho river for trado and commeroo until she almost lost all grip and oame noar lapsing into a villago as obsouro as hor once-upon-a-time rival, Alton. Happily Eads built her a bridge and tho railroads havo been tho making of hor, whilo the rivor oamo near proving her destruction. The steamboat captain has dwindled into tho com mand of a tug and a float of barges whioh can float in water that will hardly cover a sandbar. In theso days it is hardly possiblo to bolievo that but a fow yoars ago, whon the Mississippi rivor was alivo with steamboats and it was tho great high way of traffic and travol, tho well paid pilots had no difficulty in finding a ohannol which now all tho govern ment eo lavishly expends for tho pur pose fails. Government can protect tho people living along tho banks of tho rivor from ovorflow in helping them to build embankments, but to appropnato money to maintain navi gation in a riycr that is ovidontly los ing its volume and has lost in grot part its usofuhiOHS as a highway for commerce is not fairly doaling with other interests in the country." i i i Removal Notice. J. C. Stephenson & Son, under takers, have moved from Austin street to 1 1 1 South 4th street where they are prepared to do undertaking work in the best style. They have with thorn a professional undertaker and embalmor who has ciuht years exper ience in a large southern city. We guarantee satisfaction. Open day and night. Telephone at store and resi dence. J . 0, Stephenson & Son, i 1 1 South 4th S reet Diau. nds, vmches, jewolry, M ver. waro nnu bric-a-brao, all going : t a great saorifico at tho groat bankrupt stock of D. Domnon & Bro.; Brown & Co., auotionoers. m Whittakerand Silver Shield Hams alwavs on hand. J. A, Eaiu.ev's It is not only low priocs but high quality wo olaim. Dallas Souekx Co. Joe Lehman's restaurant is open all night now. The best in the city to get a meal Lewine Bros. HBHHHHIHMHiHHinHHnnnHH Make Extraordinary Guts This Week! ON SILK GRENADINES. OOKjftTOUR OFFER FOR THIS WEEK; OUR ENTIRE LINE OF ALL SILK GRENADINES in solid, stripes, fancy figures, regular prices at $1.50, $1.75, .00, $2.25, will be offered at the uniform price of $1.00 a yard. THIS WEEK, and the last chance, we will sell all our thirty-two inch FRENCH CHALLIES at 50 CENTS A YARD. ALL OUR FINE 25c AND 22 i-2c ZEPHYR GINGHAMS, BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS AND ELEGANT QUALITY, WILL BE SOLD AT 17 1-2 CENTS THIS WEEK. Hundreds of articles are laid out on our counters that cannot fail to convince any one that sees them that they are cheap, and if you want to save money, come and PRICE our goods. Lewine Bros REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AGENTS, WACO, Have removed from Pacific Hotel to Room 28, Provident Bld'g MOORE ROTHERS. Manfactm ers 1 Whdesale Grocers. Aloxandro'B Baking Powder. Alexandre Pare Bpioes. Alexandres Java and Rio Blend Coffee. Moore Bros' White Wine and Apple Vinegar. Mooro Bros" Pure Cider. Having purchased Mr. Alexandre's buslues wo are now prepared to fill orders promptly. Patronize Homo Institutions. Sustain our efforts to makt Waoo a Groat Manufacturing Centre. Try tho Queen at McKonnon's drug storo for all tho latost drinks. - r - Fresh shipment of Cakos and Craok.1 ors just roocivod at J. A. liarloy's.l Dr. Goo. P. Mann, dentist. FjJ, Pt of uppor or lowor tooth, M2.50. ( Removal Notlco. We will occupy stablo on Austin Avenue, 604 and 606, after May 1st. The finest turnouts in the city. The best attention given boarding horses. Very truly. Winfery & HlLi,. ! Recolloct 1 Until further notice, wo will givo a present with every 50 oents worth you buy, you select tho present your solf. This enables you to got some thing you want, saving you the trouble of keoping track of tickets for a stated amount perhaps for an article you don't want. The trade wo havo established in tho past eight years is sufficient guaranteo that our dealings arc correct, and our goods mu9t bo low. Wo always five what we advertise, oven if wo looso. Every house oan't say this. We doliver goods to any part of Waoo. Seo our cheap tinware, glassware, crockerywaro and fancy goods. Cut this out. CUMMINS' 5 & 10 CENT STORE 703 Austin Avo. e TEXAS. Moore Bros' Flint Candy