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the BEST and PtyR To be ted «I w—o—fate prtee·. π: BÉH ■ I ill llift ri η " "ι ' Residence Plat Rate for Lights. •I ! Hfbt Λ ISght. One Kgbt. Two light* Jgtrt. etxti) flgbt 40 Seventh light 85 Sfcfhth light 88 N&ffcb Hfbt 85 Tenth light 28 Eecb additional light S5 Dent· per month. Thla done not In clude any all-night light or boardlnghooM rate. Extra charge will be pude for light in eenrant'a room. Waxahachie Electric Light Company vS YOO W*Bi » «Plumber te do y oar work qaickiy, properly, with good material*, and at reasonable price· Telephone _ me (167) aad that ia E» exactly the kind of ear#»· you will get. Ν a# work or repair ing-We're at bone witb either. > STEWART, HE S TUB PLUMBER Ready for You On tbe 17th of «hie month I wlllfopen a New Shop in the new 2-etory Duildinjc juat below Farley > Hbop, where 1 «Ut be ready to do : : Blacksmith i ηκ, Woodwork Painting and Trimming i guarantee the beat for the k*a»t money. Re member the location-Houth Waabiagtoo Street, n«w î «tory frame, near Ka'y depot : : H. P. SMITH taja" )i —f ïïÉTiffir-s— ^always" on time'' WHITE'S TRANSFER AND CAB CO » * * PROMPT delivery of PM»«nï«r« and 8agg*g« to ftod 'rom «U p»rt« of the cut. Yonr pabroiujt· •otlciled. BUY YOUR Groceries! Groceries! from me thie month. I am giving away a Portable Pantry to my customers, the handiest kitchen convenience made. You may get it. The pantry it on exhibition at the;store. A. P. KIDD, ïïfàgcy Grocer, East Main Street. Waxahachie. 2 Swiss, Limburger, Brick Handmade Neufcfoatel and Cream Cheese V. TRIPPETTS' pr·? Devenport & Timmins Conduct · Strictly Up to-Date / Livery, Feed and Sales Stable Bat· the only Rabtxur-tir· OurUge la the eity. Special attention given to wedding», ball·, «loi»·, «te. # All order· receive prompt attention, day or night. Phone No. a. -First class work a! prices that will pel at will pefase I c71 pet»i* CT etociAch * troubie " 3* the iara rimbtm peaftlijr ai cmr+ kw eating. There it to crtber medicine lor dfamw οt the ttocnach and allied oifut of Λ body into Dr. atipMtion. con Arretted in Easiland County. About twelve month· ago one J. O. Hamilton *u indicted In the coorta of Elll· county on the charge of the theft of a boggy. 81nce then Hamil ton ha· been giving the officer· the dodge, bot the gentleman in now in bock. He wt· located 'n Eastland connty the other day by Depoty Sher iff Abbott and Monday a warrant for hi· arrest was forwarded to the sher iff of that connty. Yesterday Mr. Abbott received the information that the arrest bad been » fleeted and the party reieaaed under bond. It ia un derstood that the bond was made by bf parties in Waxabacbie and sent tbe Eastland sheriff. A Deep Mystery· It is a mystery wby*wotien endure Backache, Headache, Nervoutneiu», Hleeplessne»·, Melancholy, Painting and Dizzy Swells when thousands have proved tnat Electric Bitter* will quick ly cure soeh troubles. "I huiTered tor years with kkiot»y trouble," write· Mrs. Phebe Cherley, of Peterson, la., "and a lame back pained me so I <x>uid not drese m}self, hut Electric Hitters wholly cured me, and, although 73 year· old, I am now able to do ail my housework." It overcomes Con stipation, improves appetite, give· perfect health. Only ftOc at Herring Boarks Drug Co. Water Qetiisg Scarce. Col. Ja«. 8 Davis «aid yesterday that water was getting very scarce throughout the country. He and T. A. Ferris own a large body of very fine farming land three mtle· south of Howard and Mr. Davie Mid tbat just as soon a· tbe University well was completed the well boring machinery would be moved from there and a well sank at once on the dividing line between bis and Mr. Ferris' farm. Mr. Davis aaya this well will probably coat from 12000 to tf600. To tbe Voters. Owing to tbe action of the City Cooncii in Imposing increased dotiee on the city secretary without Increase of aalary, I have decided to with draw from tbe race fa.· that office. I take tbia method of heartily thanking those who have assured me of their •npport in my candidacy, and they may be sure of my deep gratitude. Very respectfully, H. M, Bishop. It will pay you to plant a fewcnoice tree· about yoar bome. 1 bave a One •election of peach, plunypear, apple, Japan persimmon, shade trees, rose·, field grown, etc. f'Ph*tie me yoor or der or call on me »>ην residence. J. R Mayhew, tf 201 Vlckery et. 'Phone 1βΐ-3 GREAT TRAINS. The t-ar Northwest—From Moms City to Denver the "Burulington Northern Pacific Kipreaa," for the Black Hi lie, Wyoming, Montana, Spokane, Tacoms, Seattle, Portland. For Chicago and North—Through aieeper, Austin to Chioago, via M., Κ. & T. Ry. and Hannibal. Very last time Texas to Chicago. Kansas City North.—Two fine trains dally to Omaha, 8t. Paul, Minneapolis Ksnmt City to Chicue. Τ h β famous "Eli" with dining and library oasns. Th<» highest grade of wide yaetl· baled, Pintch-lighted equipment. write for descriptive matter, rater aikl information. 0. L, BBBOH, L. W. WAKELBU 0. P. k. Seollsril Bt'dC. Om'l Fw DAJuLAB- TrnX. . Br. Louie, M > HOWARD ELLIOTT, β···!·! Mimiw, St. Louie Mo. A THIRD IMPLICATED ffUh the Dtj'i fcssfpts Vm Ma| OmiM tt· In E*t*r«4, Um· Ail lk« IaMt(> M; tWfe IIm Cash aad TuiiM. Kansas City, Jan. II —Two rouai asm of aMght build, with handkerchief! tied asross tbe lower portion of theii face·, entered Harry B. Chick's pool room. la the center of tbe city, Mondaj Bight, and wtth drawn revolvers eom manded the proprietor, canhler aad three other employee who were In th« place to lie down on tbe floor. The? then secured between $1600 and 12600 and escaped. A third man, supposed to be a confederate, but not maaked, guarded tbe entrance while the rob -bery was committed. Jimmy Drlscoli, an employe who did not readily comply with the command to lie down, received a heavy blow on the head with a revolver from one robber. J. A. Frame, the cashier, also received a slight blow on the bead. A better time for the robbery could not have been chosen. The proprietor and his assistants were counting the money that had been received during the day, and as betting on the last rate s of the day ceases about θ 30 p. ru., only tbe employes remained. INCREASE IN POPULATION. fk· South loor«M«d And t h« North Md W «it li«jr*<Tit#d Washington. Jan. 14 —The director of the census announced the percent age of Increase of population In dif ferent parts of the country, showing for the last decade a rapid decrease from the previous rate of growth of population In the west, a less marked, but decided dtcrease In the north and a slight Increase In the south F\>r the first time In the history of this country the population of the south as increased more rapidly than that of the north. The west, from the Pacific to the eastern boundary of Montana, Wyom ing, Colorado and New Mexico; north and south, the respective lines of a line formed by the Potomac and Ohio rivers and the southern boundaries of Missouri and Kansas. The percentage of increase from 1860 to 18S0 was CI.9 In the north. 48 4 In the south and 1RS.6 In the west, while in the last 20 years, 1880-1900, tt was -48.7 in the north. 48 In the couth and 131.5 in the west. Prior to the civil war the northern states nearly doubled in population with each 20 years while to the south ern states the increase of population was only about two-thirds as great. For (iovernmniil of Indinni. Washington, Jan. 14.—Representa tive Curtis of Kansas has introduced a bill giving territorial organization to the Indian Territory, providing for the appointment by the president of a gov ernor and secretary of state and the election of a delegate to congress, leg islature and other offices by vote of the people. Under the proviaions of the bill the governor of the territory be comes ex-offlclo chairman of the Dawea commission. The bill Is well regarded by members of the committee on In dian affairs. »rk Hr»kfn in η Full Bowie, Tex., Jan. 14.—While leaning over the railing of a balcony, cough ing, W. O. Carpenter, a railroad man, loet his balance, and falling to the ground broke his neck. Carpenter, who had lived here only three months, boarded at the Denver bouse. He was on the balcony, and complained of be ing 111. During a coughing fit he went to the railing and before any one had warning toppled over He was dead when picked up. He was about 50 years of age. He has a brother, L» R. Carpenter, living at Lampasas. Woman Fatally )Ιογκ«μΙ. Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 14.—While standing near the Are at her country residence near here Mrs Pld Hart ac cidentally fell in or close enough for the flames to Ignite her clothing, and she was fatally burned. Members of the family in an adjoining room rushed to her assistance, but not in time to save her. of Font*. Washington, D. C., Jan. 14.—The war department has been advised of the execution of Phlneas Foutz, late cor poral of company K, Nineteenth in fantry, at Cebu, Philippine islands. Foutz was convicted of the wilful mur der of a native girl In the Philippine Islands on Nov. 15, 1900. M«kinc Standard Gng·, l^redo, Tex., Jan. 14.—The work of broadening the gauge on the Texas Mexican railway, a branch of the Mex lean National, is progressing satisfac torily. It is stated from an authorita tive source that trains will he run on a standard gauge track on June 15. Τ|ι· I*·»·* Approved. Philadelphie, Jan 14.—At the annual meeting of the Choctaw, Oklahoma aad Gulf Railroad company held here, the lease by the Choctaw, Oklahoma aad Oulf Railroad company of the Llt tle Rock and Hoi Springs Western railroad *u approved. WHEN BABY IS COMING USE Mother's Friend. Woman'· greatest dream cf beauty and glory ia when rtaturé ha· th««n her to become a mother. Every faculty ι· keenly aiert and her nature the ftn< t a.» ahe (orc HM the Joy, the ambition, t ' · « iccess and the life-long satisfaction coming, coming nearer, day by day, in the dear and Innocent being so ion· to aee light, and the very uncertainty «rhethec ahe «hall »ee a »weet girl face or a brave boy face betide her on the pillow, add· reet to her expectancy. Then, if ever, she should take care of her phjriicai, mental and moral health. mOTHBR'5 FRIhNl) applied eaternally througboot pregnancy will relieve the pain of parturition, and no mother and child can fail to be health v. hearty, wtrnng, clear com plexioned, pure blooded, cainj neryed and cheerful in disposition, who are mutually influenced for months by the continued use pf Mother'· Friend. Of druggists «: no Oar treatise "Motherhood" mailed fre«. THE BRAOFICLD REGULATOR CO. Atuimt*. 6a. chattel Mortgagee «ad Note*. We hove on hood s «apply of chit tell mortgages and blank notes and can fill your orders Immediately. Notes one cent each; mortgage* three cents each. The Enterprise. Make your wants known through our illustrated want col umn. A new picture will appear at the beginning of .each week. miss and » clever ta« » of htffa f Red bot cpeciftltiea every »ct North Carolina Folks 1 ■ ■■■ -r-f 25c 35c 50c MatineeBetnrdajr at 1:80 Price· 10c and 30c Ttckete on Sale at FEARIS' DRUG STORE 52^WiIl Ralston & Co. for all kinds of Feed Stuff and GROCERIES. offiM next door to Aeh'e Kestaur&ot. Free delivery. Lowest PiIjm. Γ?5ΛΛ«*ί5£:ί«ίΐΛ€·ν lj Turkeys! Turkeys! Turkeys! f We Have Them I Ε. B. Moseley & So 2 WAXAHAOHIE, TEXAS PHONE 1 JENNINGS' 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 cattle. Also handle Coal and Feed ot all kinds. It will pav vou to ring us up and get pricps. Jennings' Wood Yard. ί ι » ■ ■ ι ii The Easiest Way Is the Best And the BEST WAY is the oui Hi ;TO ALL: North, South and Central Texas Points Free Chair Cars Through Sleepers to Dallas Waco Fort Worth Denison Corsicana Houston Austin Bend 10c in Stamps for a copy of the Southern Pacific Cook Book, containing 200 receipts 8. F. B. MORSE, M. L. ROBBINS, Passenger Traffic Manager. '^Gen. Pass, and Ticket Agt Railroads Create Prosperity This has been demonstrated by the marked improvement in conditions along the i. "The Denver Road" The Texas Panhandle Whither other linee have come io share 1e tbe résulte of the good times In at section]; PROSPERITY DEHANDS RAILROADS THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & MEXICO Already crossing "The Denver Road' at Dalhart THE CHOCTAW, OKLAHOMA & GULF Boon to join -'The Denver Road" at Wichita Falls and Amarlllo THE BLACKWELL, ENID & SOUTHWESTERN Now bnildlng to "The Denver Road" at Vernon THE KANSAS CITY, MEXICO & ORIENT Expected to joiD "The Denver Road" at Chilllcoth THE FRISCO SYSTEM Which may meet "The Denver Road" at Acme THE ARKANSAS & CHOCTAW Headed for "The Denver Road" at Wichita Falls W.F. 8TERLEY, A. A GUIBSOH,, ' CHAKLB8 L. HULL, Α Ο Ρ Α ϋ. Α. γ. ' α Port Worth, Texa·. iyôh's French Periodical Drops atrlctly vegetable, perfectly harmlete, ware to accomplish DESIRED RESULTS. Greatest known female remedy, MalliMiiMimg··· oejy ta ÊitlflOË of«ovatcrfettu and lœltMtei. T%o ntitai IIMt » VMM I iVK to. wiih (te-klall· >t*UktUr. oa HMriuit kwU·/ iSmi MMlfor Ctrooiur to WIUJ>H» a*G. CO., Sol· i«uu, Orralsut. Ubla ( For Sale by J. G. SlddoBs.