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WAXAHACHI2. TEXAS. TUE SDAY, MAKCH 26 1902 ege table # Season is now here, an</ we hove just secured one barrel of absolutely Apple Cider for table use : : V i J. B. HINES, Phone 3 What do You Want? A good article or · ν'>·«μ uu*? If you watyti good Pair of Shears, Scissor»/or Razor try ''CLAU88." Wt> h*··* n compete eiock of ev^rythinjf i»i ih·*- 'in»-, *n<1 t-veryor·* ex ■ chafit-t-ab!*! if not ««ti.fict ry. : : : 8old by Ellis County K'dware Co. 8uecee*»or« to F. 8 Crwik *ηΊ Τ « How* 11*Hardware Γ·> èM »·»·«··* ·♦♦·♦«♦<·<►·· ··«*·<! « Careful Cook» Commend C Ο TTO L Ε iyé / Vou always get it Fresh at LEIGH BRQS. Phone 54 If yon are in a hurry, don't forjr*"* th«* Long Distance Telephone I'onnxrtiuii» with 90,000 nubftcrftwre In Ti-xh and Arkan»aa. Call for "Long Distance" Η·μιth\*»·Ηΐΐτυ Tf'tejrrajih A 1 « tfpirant C'ontp y Died at Comanche. Mr W. L. lia**, of thU city, r·· r«4v«d a t«-l«-»rraii! fmni ('«aiMtPhe lULiux that bit brutbrr, Mr. Ε. K. Haas, waa M&iuttaly ill and nut ex· p»«ct»«d î«> lévt». M»·. iSaf».» h»ft thif BMiratiiiT fur ;tia? ( Lu·»· Latkk: Sit)i*<< th»· above wi a put in tvj>f a t»*l»"jfrair» wa* recoked ϋ· rw atatiiiK thiU Mr wu..». d<;id. Hit* rfii.aiiiw «ill b>· brought h«r«'to m«mi* fur lnt«rit»«nl. jWe hi^e n./d<· a ι1·Ί»' * *ith Mr. Τ. J. ritrmul to iak<· chatv*' of our Τ X Sewing Machine Department ♦ We will handl»· h full line of NEW HOME MACHIN ES, m 11 drop head*, and r&n/e in price from $15.00 $50.00 TO Our term· are e with small euti ment·. We , rent machinée ; furnish all ne< and attachment all mak»s of mac Uîw & Repairing a 8; Waxahachie Hardware Comp'y , ÎST.LI * T. J. TlSOXJB, I . lAàl É M fl ft ft 11 I - fl I Wm I The Same Principle. The follow!!»# wa* told by β well know it butine** man of Dallaa last fail: ' Κ«·«η(1.ν tin* «treet oar that ruu. Into my neighborhood killed one of κ y neighbor'* dog·. Tin- neighbor hood children Katli'-red nruonil and v»rjou· theories *prc adv ιιπγ·μ! con rrrnitin the manner in which the d··^ met Id* death. Ah I drove by In my buggy « little i)νe»y«ar-old bay asked me to let him ride home Λ*it!* i; e which I did. As he jr»«t in-j to aay bag(ty I a#ked him, 'aren't you M>rry for the j nor dog?* 4uick »«t a flash h·· replied: 'No, I aint Korry; be alnt my d*;g.' " This iucideut may «et yon to [thinking. Tbere is scarcely a par ent in Wasahachie who would not he. shocked to hear such a r 'iiark u* from their child. Yet is it not e*act!y the «ante principle to j say, "No, I don't eare part.■■ 1 :i rl · about a publie library, I ha·e ill! the books 1 can read." Ar>· ther· 1 But other» in Waxahachle and Kllis j ■ ounty with as bright mjnd* a* your* who egrnot afford first class reading mutter? And if yon fimej all you eaiit surely you should be the one to help ; II yoti canto s« - ou re a (food public library » hlch will put hli <>ur citi/i'U» on eipiai footing in this respect remembering tha ■see.) sown by you in thi> way bud, | blossom and bring forth chnractei which would otherwise dwindle int. oblivion to τ want of an opportani y Home cannot spare even the time to take advantage of our public schools. A Rkamkb It is by knowing the optical bu*i-j ness thoroughly and attenoing to ι properly that we have built am: nop»· to keep our reputation. Roan Jewelry Co., Graduate Optician*. Death oi an Infant. The infant *»n of Mr. and Mr». W. A. Malcolm died thin morning about 12:111). The little one wae about six weeks old and had been sick for Several days. The funeral took place this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family residence in Eaet Eud, interment in City Cemetery. The Daily Light extend* it* *in .cerest sympathy to the parent*. You only pay for what you actuat ed get In eye glasses or spectacle*. charge for testing eye* at Roue g "elry Do. v\ ^-Sternal Ufrion of America. φ will. have with u« on Thur* fO* nit, the 27th, the Sardis Team \V^e Lodge No. 343. They are ® ^i^late and are coming well - for initiatory work. Fra rf\®' 'ill be interesting. Come | C. M. Brady, 8ec. ~%«ale ·■ credit. S. E. xL·* * d»i W- Kl# A SOLDIER'S EXPERIENCES Farther Details of the War as Seen by One of the Boys. We aoon ran oat of anything to tell about escape* in battle, eo on the 22nd of November our camp wan attacked and stirred up consider ably. Nothing else of Importance happened foF some time. Along in Decemt»er we moved to •Manila to do police duty In the city The natives had been threatening to burn the city for some time. We were walking our beats with ΙόΟ rounds of ammunition to the man. One night another one of the boys arid myself were going along when ail at once we found ourselves In the midst of several bolomen. On»* made a slash at me but I was too (juick for him and his earthly rae*» ie run. In the conflict I got my hand cut and bldGd poison set in j and I came near losing my band. j Everything cooled off aft**r this and no more talk of an attack on tin- eft y whs made. About this time the war was supposed to be over nnd her«- It is two years later and tlx· war is still going on. The Philippines may tu· worth nor. ethfiig - οι)»· day hut I don't thin!· ;· a very good place for an American t"· go unies·- h*· 1 is plen ty of mon tv and goes into busings. The produi ts of Luzon nn rice, sugar cane, tohefeco. hemp and afl kind* of fruit. Several minerals are found, auch as gold, r.»al, cop-. I t-r, iron and .-.alt; non·» of which i« very ahundapt. Hemp is found there in large quantities. One of the lar rest rope factories in the world i>- in Mai il.i. I It is o\er a thousand feet i*»et lonir. The native sugar and sal', is not very good. Both are too coarse. | Cilinrs and tobaccos of aii Limit* ar»· very cheap. The cigarettes are not flavor·*! at all, the cigars ai·' the fin-i est in th»* work!. A bo* containing | fifty of the finest cigars can 1m» twilight for 7") or si) cents. If cigars w«re as chei>p h»-re as tliey are there the cigar maker would star-e. CaWiWKIX W. (iHJUOa. A Pretty Window. A« an Artistic window decorator .John Lnrnh'Ttti has few equals, f 1 In d«*i;rn* are always original and th«>ir «ncHtiod an· don# with con· siderahle akill and ingenuity. His I itest work In this line which «.!*»— n«r\ »·% mention ran now b*> seen at Matthew· Bros, establishment.! The deaigit Is entirely new and 4» | quite a unique one. The floor and back ground is made of pink tissue paper beautifully stenciled with «■old enamel. The display of Kent κ furnishings is arranged In a moat effective manner. This popular es tablishment offer* to srive away a f_*0 suit of clothe* to the person £ii»'s*ing nearest the correct num b *r of pins used in the construction j o' 'he decorations. \ The Surveyors Return. The International and («real Northern surveyors are airain camjwd near the city. Their next j work « ill be In and around town, j VV.> learn from what might 1m> con ldere«l a reliable solir'N" that tlie <orv«ty through the city will be shortened, tliu»· reducing the cost of theritrld of way several thousand dollars. J nut what change will be made is not yet known. Death of Mrs. Price. Mrs. R. E. Price died suddenly Thuraday morning1 at her honte two mile* north of town. She had been sick, hut on the morning of her deatii arose and iiad about finished I re seing herself when she exclaimed "O, my heart I" and sank down. She told her husband she was going to die and in a few minâtes was a corpse. Funeral services were held over her remains at tbe Methodist church in Ferris, the sermon beinjr preached by Rev. C. 8. Field. The burial took place at Park cemetery. The bereaved family and relative· have the sympathy of many friends. -Ferris Wheel. MR. WOOTEN IS NOT SICK Instead of Being Taken to Austin He is still Speaking in Bosque County. The statement was printed in the Dallas Times-Herald last evening and in the local morning paper here this morning that Dudley (J. Woo ten was sick at Meridian and his father and brother would take him to Austin last night. The item bore the stamp of truth, but in fart was entirely false. Mr. Wooten was not j in Meridian yesterday, and at the] tiine -tii»· publication was made in : the Times-Herald be was makinrr a speech at Valley Mills. Mr. Woo ten did telephone two D al ! a physi cian* to come to Bosque county, j hut whether his sickness wjis phys- | irai or political was not made known. After deliveriug hie speech at Val ley Mills Mr. Wooten caught a train j for Clifton and spoke there last ! nijiht. On opening his speech y eg-1 terday afternoon at Valley Mills he j stated that he was not veil and ι would not speak over thirty znin- j utes. He then sailed into ! is sub- j ject and spoke two hours an I a half, j He is refusing to divide time with' Heall, hut Mr. Heall in following in ■ his wake and speaking to the crowds j after Wooten finishes. At Clifton j last night they sought to prevent , this by placing a local speaker on j the program to follow Wooten. ] This kept the crowd until twelve o'clock, but it is stated, they re-J fused to leave until Keall had sjw>k — I en. The campaign is the hottest ev er known in that county. Every thing has been lost sijfht of except the race for congress. Mr. Heall's friends In the county advise us that the situation, to them is very en couraging, and they feel no doubt of a favorable result Saturday. Injured While Hunting. Mr. Α. X. Vickery, who lives «■ ι> (irove creek, was here today and sai<l that his sun was quite painful ly injured wh(l« out hunting the oth er day. He was hunting in Ited Oak bottom nnc! when shooting at a squirrel the gun barrel burst into fragmente, some of whirl* s track the boy in the hand, hadl) lacerat ing it. One * ;ir badly cut by a fragment <>f the gun. The injured boy at once etarted home, a dis tance of two miles, and by the time he reached there h· w as almost ex hausted front the loss of blood. His injuries received prompt treatment and at last accounts he was · ttii^ along very nicely. A Labor of Love. The ladies who are working so enthusiastically for the new library will be in no w ay financially remun erated. Every cent of money that is paid in for membership will be used for the library. Each one of these ladies paying the same for membership as any one else. Their labor l>eing purely a labor of love and interest for the town. Easter Dyes Paa's Calico Dyes and the famous White Rabbit brand. Lots of colors in them^éind they sell for 5c Easter Perf umes The finest odors from America's best perfumers. Carnation Pink, Violet,Heliotrope. Lily, and all such popular brands in perfect goods. Let us show you. We have the best. Herring-Sparks Drug Co. Wholesale and Retail Druggists, GONE TO BOSQUE COUNTY "Innocence Abroad" and "Uncle Snort" Are Again in Harness. Innocence Abroad and U η c 1 e Snort left this afternoon for Bosque where they will «pend the week In the interest of .Jaek Read's candida cy for congress. This is a strong team and the denizens of that coun ty may expect to hear things howl If they don't accomplish much else they will η Λ doubt rid the county of! its surplus chickens. I'ncle Snort traveled ten years for the Texas Farm and Ranch and knows just j how to approach a man. Innocence says he will take lessons from him until Bosque is reached. In the Courts. There were two pleas of guilty in the county court today. Sam Coe for theft was given ten days in jail and flnecL$*J0. G. 'Γ. Watts was lined $f>.00 and given one hour in jail on a similar charge. In the county clerk's office W. E. ; Craddock vs. A. L. Greenwood was the style of an appeal case from the justice court. In the district clerk's office M. A. Tucker filed a suit for partition' airain st Smith Tucker et al. . Tonight and V\ eanesday showers and colder. S. E. SHF.LLITO, Observer. Spring Hats ARE Blossoming The choicest blocks are here—derbies and all sorts of sofPHats—the staple shapes, the nov elty shapes — the plain blacks, as well as the popular grays, pearls and different shades of brown $2.50 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 THE New C lot h i η g, to< >— Ν e w Shoes and new Furnish ings—All ready when you are : : : Matthews Brothers Tkix-th ii-Tri th Clothiers Z^SEEΒΕΞΒ Β Our Seven=Day Special Sale Begins tomorrow and ends Wednesday, April 2nd. During this sale we offer many choice lines of seasonable merchan dise at exceedingly low fig ures^ It will pay you to attend SilKs. All <>ur new 4 yard pa*..era Waist Silk quality sor $4.'W; the $4.00 ones for ΨΛ. 15. Black Taffeta 42 Inch $1.75, this salt $1.:®, and 30 inch #1.50 quality at $1.12,**'. 6ôo Black Satin Duchesse :ti»c. Wash Goods. About Ô0O yards colored Batiste and Lawns bought late last Aug ust at very low prices, but too late to sell. Rather than mix "tin with 1902 styles we otter choice of them, 12 ,c arid 15c, for I it» 10 per cent discount on all Table Linens. Napkins and Embroideries. White Goods. Nainsook 200 yards, was .'c, at ,'5c 500 yards Dimity, was MiHe, no a· "c. Fancy Lace Stripe Goods 12 now H':ic. Sheetings. 10-4 Bl# n'li Pepperel 22' c, special UK·. 0-4 Bie.cli 17c. 10-4 Brown l.Sc. λ if,,od trade 10-4 Bleach Sheeting 15c. and 0-4 at l.i tc. Η» brown at 15c, and 0x4 brown for 12' ,c Towels and Quilts. 10 doa. Bleach H ick Towels 20x40 inches fringe or hem, l.V this sale lie. Unble a *lj Bath Tow.-Is 20\44 in.-ties, "l.V. mm Honey comh Towels, IVi.'iO, in this sal·· only 4 .c each Our 75c leader, extra size V\ hite (guilts only ·»7 .»· Our best sd.2"> NN'hiti guilts, this sale only 09c / Hose, Corsets and Kid Gloves I !ot ladies' 20.· b'.aft'k Lace Hose this sal 5 dozen Indies' 2'k· black Hose at l2'-jc 1 lot ladies' special value Black Hose, worth 15c Dr. Warner's $1.00 Bust Proof Corsets, for 75c Dr. Winner's 7-V Bust Proof Corset for only 40c Thompson's .fl.iM· Corset to close for only 49c Our ."Wh* Β. Λ S. Corset only ISWe tHl pairs ladies' 75c Kid Gloves ι black only 40c • each, k* eacii only 12' c this sal Kks Matting All matting at CUT PRICES. Matting bought to sell at 40c now 22>.,.j The IkH; kind of Matting for only 20c The 25c kind of Matting for 17l_.c The 2tk- kind of Matting for 12l„c The 15c kind of Matting for 10c hhe I2.Vtc kind of Matting for 8%c Shoes About 500 pairs Ladies' Misses' and Children's Low» Shoes arid Strap Sandals left from last season. They're out on the BAR . GAIN COUNTER and MUST GO. Price is no object. Some ko at ONE-THIRD OFF; others goat ONE-HALF off. Great values ■ I ■ ι Durham Dryi Goods Co. Masonic Temple W&x&h&chie, Τ ΜΗ· ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■Μ··!···········» .