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AT IT AGAIN - Selling the Public j;._the BEST and PUREST-DRUGS To be had at reasonable price·. Y oar patronage is •elicited and prompt, intelligent attention given all orders. Same old place—we«t side tqoare. Residence Flat Rate for Lights \ PI ret light Second light — Third light Fourth light — Fifth» lghi Sixth light Seventh light Eighth light Ninth light - Tenth light $1 26 76 60 60 40 40 36 3-5 26 26 One light...... Two tight· Three Ifjthte Four light· .... Five light·. Six light· -j*'.. Seven ilyhte Eight ligota Nine light· Ten light βΐ 25 2 00 2 60 Λ 00 3 40 3 80 4 16 4 60 4 76 6 00 Each Addition»! light 25 Denta per month. Thl· does not In clode any all-night light or boardlnghouae rate. Extra charge will be made for light in aervant'· room. I» <> I1 I» w ^Waxahachie Electric Light Company^ Start Right - Poseibly you have had some experience with Plumbers and Plumbing during the past year, and the chances are that you nave had your eyes opened to the fact that if you want a firet-oiaee job of PlumWng you must employ a first-class Plumber . . . There is nothing in cheap Plumbing for you but lot» of trouble, big repair bills, loss of sleep, cues wôrds, etc. There fore you should start right and let Stewart, he's the Plumber, do your Plumbing for you this year. He guarantees satisfaction and will treat you right Stewart, He's the Plumber HOW. Main Street ... 'Phone 157 L-' 1 J™111" -Ill A LWAYS ON TIM Ε WHITE'S TRANSFER AND CAB CO » « « Prompt delivery of Patraenffer* end Baggage to and *rom ·Π pert· of the city. Your patronage •oltcited. HO<* Κ Ri* HOT Κ 1. I'HUK Κ 1S1 BUY YOUR Groceries! Groceries! from me this month. I am giving away a Fojtâble Pantry to my cuetomere, the handiest kitchen convenience made. You may get it. The pantry ia on exhibition at thereto re. Α. Ρ· KIDD, JdAFANCY Grocer, East Main Street. Waxahachie. GROCERIES You need them for Christmas. I have them «tod want to sell them to you. > / ** V. TRIPPEl 10. 'Devenport & Timmins Conduct a Strictly Up-to-D»te I / Uver^Feed and Sales Stable Ban tb« onljr. Rubber-tire 0*rri»ge in the elty. Special Attention giren to WΦΦλΙCNA*»} ©IS©#j 0*0» AU order· receive prompt Attention, dey or night. Phone No. a. thwities in NUMBER OF FIGHTS. Bw—tf M4lrn at Mew Ckwuf K*· ipmlblt fer Exiting renditions by Attempted irmt ef Amer ican and British Troop» Pekin, Jan. 9.—While the actual casualties during the fighting at New Chwang between American sailors be longing to the United States gunboat Vlckaburg, which is wintering there, and Russian soldiers attached to the garrison oi that port, are trifling up to date, the matter has resulted in un pleasantly strained relatione between the American, Russian and British au thorltirs there. The Washington and St. Petersburg governments are now endeavoring to arange matters so that there may be no further friction. The trouble originated In the action of some sailors belonging to the Brit lsh sloop of war AJgerine, also in win ter quarter* at New Chwang, In carry ing ashore six rifles (or use In a thea trical performance. The Russian ad ministration sent a force of men to ar rest the British editors The Russians, however, by mistake broke into a read ing room where a party of the Vicks burg's men were seated and tried to arrest them. The Americans resisted, defending themselves with chairs They were overpowered after a sharp fight, however, and handed over to the United States consul who sent them on board the Vicksburg The bad feeling which arose from this Incident resulted in sever·! fights whenever American or British sailors met Russian soldiers, and the latter not being accustomed to ~st fights were usually badly worsted This con dldou of affairs culminated on New Year's Day iu a more serious affray and the Russian minister here. M Paul Leaaar. complained to Mr. Conger thai two members of the Vickeburg's crew had flred α revoKer at an unoffending Russian soldtes. wounding him In the arm Relations ix»twe«>n fbe American and British consuls and naval commanders and the R.issian administration at New Chwang are strained, wh.ch makes a friendly settlement of the affair diffi cult. The administrator attempted to enforce a octal ι ·'>> which the for eign ·'fTlt al- refund to recognise. The m<m· ian<Ji m pr< < Med l>> the Russian minister to the Γ ni ted State, minister here related to various alleged assaults committed :>v Ann ri.,ins On one oc casion. I! a.-t.-^rted. three sailors attacked a -·-r.'rv. a ! owed their lives to the s<nti>'h f !i ·arance In not ex ercising his right to shoot The administrator demanded -that the V'nited 3tat«*e consul try the of fenders, but the loratiiandcr of the Vicksburg Κ Β. Barry wrote a cur· refusal. Minister Conger is endeavoring to restore friendly r"lation* at N"tr Chwang. Ho Is urging the t'-|t<·,» States consul there II Π Miller, "> co-operate with the Russian an !.< ri ties In suppressing and punishing vio lence. The steps taken are, however. νert ously handicapped by the action of th* Russians, who refuse to allow furclgn βΓΒ to use the telegraph line The foreigners at New Chwang at tribute the trouble largely to lack of tact upon the part of the adminis trator Γ·ΙΙ·4 Iriih Utfiiii MMtlaf· Dublin. Jan. 9.—The notional conven tion of the United Irish league. which opened here Wednesday under the presidency of John Redmond was so largely attended that the spacious ro tunda was filled to overflowing. Mr Redmond's opening speech was largely statistical. He pledged his word that there wore 1230 live and paying branch·*, and asserted that if the league movement was made danger oua by its enemies more help would be forthcoming from the United States. Resolutions were adopted denouncing the war and farm burning in South Af rica end rondeming the land laws of Ireland. William Redmond blamed ths police and agents of tho crown for crime in Ireland. rank»*! Dughter SâftM Washington, Jan. β.—Miss JuUa Foraker. youngest daughter of Senator Foraker, was married at her parents' residence here Wednesday to Francis King Wainwrlght of Philadelphia. The ceremony was performed by Rev, Dr. Mackay-Smlth, and was followed by a reception at which about 400 guests were present. Senatorial, diplomatic and social circles were largely re pre Mated in the guests attending the re ception. 0*Β·Γ«) Η·ΓΓ«· Dead New York, Jan. 9.—Gen. Francis J. Herron died in this city Wednesday. He was presented by the war depart ment wit)» a medal of honor for brav ery at the battle of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 7, Ilf 2, where he wal wounded and taken prisoner. When the war broke out he entered the army as a captain- retiring as a major general. Ardmore t T. Jan. I.—R. D. Hick man of Nashville, Tenn.. committed suicide at Chtckaah* by taking poison. Private fessions Will Be Closely Scrotinized by Senate. THE CANAL DEBATE. DiHutiM ef the OflVr from Pauma Casai Ompany llpwt (be Pro gramme In the Heene Cu ban Bfc'proclty Hearing. Washington. Jan. 9.—During consid eration by the annate Wednesday of private pension legislation some im portant statements were made by Mr. Oallinger, chairman of the committee on pensions. In respect to regulations adopted by the committee to govern It In considerafion of private pension bills. He announced that none but ab solutely meritorious caset would be presented to the senate for Its consid eration, and that the closest scrutiny would be given by the committee to every bill introduced. He said that no pension exceeding $50 a month would be recommended by the com mittee for the widow of a general of ficer, and that pensions for the widow» of other officers would be scaled down proportionately. At the conclusion of the routine bus iness on the calendar were called and the following passed: Kxtendlng to the subport of Sumaa, Wash., the privileges of the immediate transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement Authorizing the Southern Missouri and Arkansas llailroed company to build a bridge across the Current river in Arkansas. Providing for the refunding of $612, 572 to the republic of Mexico, fraudu lently collected in the Weil and Laabra claims. Granting permission to several I'nlted States army officers to accept decorations from foreign countries. The debate on the Nlcaraguan canal bill in the house developed sentiment In favor of giving consideration to the recent offer of the Panama Canal company to sell its franchisee and property for $40,000,000. this sentiment taking the form of advocating the Mor ris amendment to empower the presi dent to selef* the latter route If the canal commission, upon considering the company's offer, recommend it, and the required concessions can bo ob t&inod from Colombia Of sixteen members who spoke, nine favored the Morris amendment. It was agreed that general debate Bhould close today at 2 p. m.. after which the bill will be open to amend ment under the five-minute rule. The final vote probably will then be taken. The speakers were Messrs. Shackle ford of Missouri, Parker of New Jer sey, Levering of Massachusetts, Mor ris of Minnesota, Burton of Ohio, Hill of Connecticut, Bromwell of Ohio, Oll lett of Mississippi and LiititlefieUi of . Ma-tne, in favor of the Morris amend ment. âad Mfcsars. .Iiurgeas -Of Texas. Bell of Colorado. Cfconey of Missouri, Cum mi rigs of New Vtok, Gibson of Tennessee and l-acey of Iowa, for the bill In its present form. MlMotiri ConyrcHm«D In 1 vbktft. Washington. Jan. 9—The second day of debate in the house on the Nicaragua» canal bill was opened by Mr. Shacklcford, of Missouri, a mem ber of the committee which reported the bill. He spoke earnestly in advo cacy of Its passage· "If you favor this bill," interposed Mr. Bartholdt of Missouri, "Why is it you and your Democratic colleagues from Missouri at the last session voted against a similar bill?" "Because," replied Mr. Shackleford, "the bill at the last session was pass ed through this house to tune of 'God Save the Queen.' I want it passed to sweet strains of 'Hail Columbia.' " (Democratic applause). "But the Hay-Pouncefote treaty was not ratified at the last session." ob served Mr. Bartholdt. "True, it was not." replied Mr. Shackleford. "but the English secreta ry of state wanted it ratified, and be cause we believed the wishes of her majesty's representative in the cabi net would prevail, we opposed the bill." Bill to Itep»J Churches. Washington, Jan. 9.—Public lands committee of the house met Wednes day aad Mr. Flynn presented his bill to refund to the churches of Oklahoma the money paid for their building lots. Action on the bill was withheld until the views of the secretary of the in terior could be obtained. M*Mj Dm Wlfkltk India··. Washington, Jan. 9.—The secretary et the Interior has asked through the Secretary of the treasury for an ap propriation of (99,614 to pay the de cree of the court of datas· is favor of the Wichita aad affiliated bands of In dians fixing the price to be paid them (or certain lands ceded to the United Mates. These lands, amounting to Τβ,βΐΐ acres, were set apart for the use of the common schools, university, normal schools and public build nge of Oklahoma. (Mm Reciprocity Bear!·*. Wssfclugton, Jan. 9—The ways and m «ana committee has fixed Jan. 15 as the time lor beginning hearings on Cu ban reciprocity, and it was the prevail· lag «tow that the hearings s&ouM not extend beyond §>b. 1. V·,· ■ ■ 'ν·.νfs-·*ii· . Urged to become 8 Candidate. We learned today ihat quite a num ber of Mr. H D Rosser'e friends are urging him t j make the race for coun ty tax assessor. Mr. Roerer bag tbe matter under advisement, but has not yet reached a definite conclusion. On account of the serious illness of his wife he has not given the matter much thought for tbe past few days but be hopes to be able to give his friends an answer within a few days. Odd Fellows, Attention. All members of Waxahaohie Lodge No. 80, I. Ο. Ο 1. are requested to at tend a called meeting tonight at δ o'clock for tbe purpose of perfecting arrangements for the funeral of our deceased brother, R. L. Goodioe. John Ralston, N. O. Elk?, Attention. All members are urgently requested to be at Lodge Hall tonight at 8 o'clock to take action on tbe death of our de- ! ceased brother, R. L. Goodioe. Lex Meredith, 8eg. To Cure a Cold in One Day Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab lets. All druggists refund tne money if It fails to cure. E. W. Gr jve's sig nature is on each box. 25c. Twentieth Century Medicine, Casça-Ptr .Cindy Cathartic are as far ahead of ancient pill poisons and liquid physic as the electric light of the tallow candle. Genuine stamped C. C. C. Never sold in bulk. All druggists, ioc. A great many women ere subject to ! «pell* of dizziaeaB, spots before the eye·, la ringing noise in the head. These symptoms are commonly associated with lirer " trouble " as the reialt of a diseased condition of the stomach and other or gans of digestion and nutrition. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov ert- cures diseases of the stomach and the allied organs of digestion and nutrition. It cures through the stomach diseases seemingly remote from that organ, but which have their origin in a diseased condition of the stomach and digestive and nutritive system. Hence, cures of heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, and other organs are constantly effected by the use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis covery. There is no alcohol in the " Discovery" and it is free from c^ium, cocaine, and all other narcotics. Some dealers may offer a sut>stitute as "just as good" as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. There's more profit in substitutes for the dealer. There's more health in the " Discovery " for you. Don't be imposed on. "It U with the gTeateet pleasure I write you the benefit my mother ha· received from your 'Golden Medical Discovery,'" say» Miae Carrie Johnny s, of Lowe*ville. Amherst Co., Virginia. She suffered untold misery with uterine <ii»«*ae and nervousness, and had a constant roaring ' and ringing noiae in her head. After taking •is bottle* of Dr. Pierce's Golden Mfdical Dis ruvcry *he was entirely cured," When a laxative is required uae Dr. iXerce's Pleasant Pellets. ΑΠ Week Commencing riOND AY January 13 Miss Bonnair Price and & clever company, ρresent int a dramatization of the beaut iful pastoral poem in four acta Maud Muller "Maud Muller on a summer's day. Raked the meadow sweet with hay" Handsome costumes—A change of play nightly—a continuous performance—a coterie of clever specialties — Popular Prices — 25c 35c and 50c Ladies free opening nights. If accompanied by a 50-cent ticket purchased before 7 p. m. Seats , on sale at Fearis' Drug Store. _ > A « J BEEF RCA8T BONELE8S ROAST ili 5clb 8c lb .IJfCli PROPRIETOR tbattel Mortgagee and Note*. We bave on hand a supply of chat tell mortgagee and blank notes and ran fill your orders immediately. Notes one cent each; mortgagee tbree cents each. The Enterprise. Make your wants known through the want column of the Dally Light, the paper that covers the field. Edoctte Tour Bowel· With rurarrtfc ?andy Cathartic, euro constipation iGrevtrr. .o,25c If C. C C fail. druggists rsiuoU œcoqk PILES **■ suffered tb« lorlorn of the du Fitb protruding pile· brought on by constipa tion with which I was afiUcted for twenty Fears 1 ran across your CASCARETS In th· (own of Newell la.. and never found aoythtaff lo e^ual them To-day 1 am entirely free fro·» plies and feel like a new man " C H. Kiitz. 1411 Jones St., Sioux City, lm> iCUlATE THt - " Plaaiant. Palatable. Potent. Taete Qooâ. Ί» Qood, Never Sicken. Weaken, or Gripe. 10c, ftc, t * ... CURE CONSTIPATION. ... Btorifef M.b*#7 CoayuT. <1· !·■«·, Sew T—*. jHf| TA DlΛ Sold and guaranteed by *\lûru9r If U* I U*B AU gist· to Λ KJt Tobacco Habit. It's Warm Today But tomorrow it may be cold enough to freeze this Brownie's face. So! Thie being the cage, would it not be a good idea to take a look around and investigate the fuel question? We have on hand an excellent supply of Stove and Heating Wood, the hind that heats you up quick and makee you feel that life is worth living." We have yards on Main and College streets, and will deliver anywhere this side of the North Pole. STONE BROTHERS See Will Ralston & Co. for all kinds of Feed Stuff and nrqp" 3| •31 ;e next door to Ash's Restaurant. Free delivery. Lowest Prije·. fjp Ο *Γ Α'Τ Ο Ε>® ,ώ Sweet and Irish We Have Them § Ε. B. Moseley & Son • WAXAHACHIE, TEXA'.S PHONE 165 ENNINGS' WOOD YARD can sell you cheaper than others from the fact that he owns the timberee land and cuts out the middlemans profit: will exchange wood for cattfe. Also handle Coal and Feed ot all kinds. Ijt-Kvill t>ay you to ring us up and get prices. , Jennings' Wood Yard. îroirs French Periodical Drops dew, tare to accomptiali known female remedy. - ·_λ..μ TM MBOlMiafM » e»lr «* For S*lt by J. C. Slddons.