WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS, SATURDAY, APEIL 19. 1902
tl For the best and I
I freshest Candies I T?
I of nil hin<1« rnm*» I '
of all Kinds come
here 0 We haye
the goods you want
JLJ- JLili I . i .
pt- Users of
will find our stock just
what In needed for f
liaMf ubo at all eean
^ one. <'ai!-i>ent*re »ay
I.;- our tpe^sllj tempered
-— edij?e tyols are the bent
thfjViver bought for
the money. They'll
wear and aatlstfy.
Huccesiior· to F. 8.
ι Oronk and Howell
Can not be played satisfacto
rily unless you have satis
factory balls, bats^ et cetera.
We have the best—Spalding
& Reach's bails, Louisville
Slugger bats. Also a cheaper
line of balls and bats, croquet (4-, 6- & 8-balI) sets
Oriental Drug Store
Pr«*<Ttptlorj· Cmri fally Ffll#d
THE new Sugar Wafer—a Faify Sandwich as
rich as the honey from the blô<soms of spring
—as exquisite as the nectar from the grape of Tokay,
that tempts you w ith many flavors and adds fresh
delight to yiW favorite ice or beverage 0 a
It doxiii't ruatttr who ·
want* a Piano, we can
Kupplv it from th·» *
moMt iioder κl«· 1 y ·
priced tu th* iv*>*t <·χ- f
ρ e il ·* t γ e «.η c h as
Clough and Warren
Ross Jewelry Cunpany
Agi·. for Hinder Sewing M «chine·
la naturally your
pride. It le desirable to
have it placed ·ο it will
look well,but you muet have
the right quality.
that ia well made and
graceful. Costa .little, too.
Thi-i- tfrv h»-re, the
»strawh*»rrW, no lean than
the stwallowK, harbingers of
spring. They are delightful
in flavor, aiul «κ a surprise
t·» the palate are wortn all
And you will want to H»*e
our stock of f*»rry dishes.
It contain* tome choice
dishes, large and small, for
use now and later.
Sut Bide Public Square, :
THE SCAFFOLDING GAVE WAY
A Carpenter Sustains Painful In·
juries in the Fall.
Yesterday afternoon about five
o'clock an accident occurred at Ed
William»' new borne in which bne
carpenter was painfully and another
j slightly injured.
According to the facte obtained by
I » representative of thin paper a
force of carpenters was erecting a
water tank on a tower near the
iiouse. H. E. Baber and another
man whose name we could not learn
, were on top of the tower, which was
I about twenty feet high. While men
! below were bracing it with supports
' the entire structure fell with a ter
! riffle crash. The two men on top
were caught in the fulling timbers,
'with the result that Mr. Baber's
! lower jaw bone was broken and con
1 siderably crushed, besides losing
some of his teeth. A long, ugly
, looking >rash was cut in his chin
; which required eight stitches. Mr.
Baber's companion escaped with
only a few slight bruises.
As soon as Mr. Baber was re
moved from the wreckage of the
tower a physician was summoned!
and medical treatment remi«Ted.
Late in the afternoon he was re- j
moved to his home on Oldham ave- ;
nue and reports from him this morn- !
ing indicated that he was resting j
Little Miss Alpha Fenn, the win- !
some daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
Lee Penn, celebrated her eighth
anniversary yesterday afternoon at
the family residence on College st.
About eighty of her little friends
were present and the afternoon was
enjovably spent in the participation
of those games so popular with the
juvenile set. The weather was de
lightful and the pretty lawn was
; fairly alive with daintily dressed
lads and lassies. The refreshments
consisted of cream and cake, and
was partaken of with great relish by j
the little fellows. Miss Alpha was j
the recipient of many little re mem- ;
It natters Whose Steer is Sold.
While various northern *<>d east- !
ern journal* are calling attention to ι
the increased price of meats to the j
retailer and consumer, the Texas j
cattle grower wears an expansive ;
smile when he contemplates the re
turns from th«· last shipment. High
est prie*·» for years and big herds i
on hand to lin*· his pockets, profits
for everybody at this end of the j
line. ''It's an ill wind, etc."—San
Canvassed the Returns.
The county democratic executive
committee met in the county court
room at ten o'clock this morning to
canvass the returns of last Satur
day's primary election and declare
the result. The Daily Light has
compiled a tabulated statement o^
the results which can be found in j
When the workirifrman gnaws his
dear beef bone let him also chew
over the cause of the dearness. Out
of such rumination there may come
remedy. The trusts are monsters
of our own creation. Take away
their law-made advantages and they
would become harmless as fangless
Mr. W. O. Patterson, of Dallas,
and Miss L. E. Hearkreader, of En
nis, were married here today about
twelve o'clock by Mr. A. E. Ewell,
pastor of the Main .Street Christian
church, at his residence on Water
COUNTY CONVENTION MEETS
Delegates Selected for the State
The Ellis county democratic con
vention met in Waxahachie at two
o'clock this afternoon for the pur
pose of selecting delegates to the
state, congressional and judicial
conventions and to elect a chairman
of the county executive committee
for the ensuing two years. Not
withstanding the fact that it was
not generally known that this was
the day for holding the convention
a large number of delegates was
present. As no call had been pub
lished since the meeting of the ex
ecutive committee in January the
matter of holding precint conven
tions was overlooked and conse
quently several boxes were not re
It was nearly three o'clock when
Chairman Lewis called the conven
tion to order in the district court
* John H. Hharp was made tempo
rary chairman of the convention,
\V. J. Buie, temporary secretary,
J M. Crawford, assistant secretary.
On motion the following commit
tees were appointed:
On credentials and representa
tion—J. S. Davis, B. L. Cornwell,
J. M. Alderdice,· W. M. Tidwell,
On permanent organization—C.
I". Fearie, J. L. Gammon, (». W.
Martin, O. C. Sanderson, B. J.
While the committees were out
J. A. Beall, S. P. Skinner, Judge
M. B. Templeton and others ad
dressed the convention.
The committee on organization
recommended that the temporary
organization be made permanent.
Beport was adopted.
The report of the committee on
credentials showed that several
tK)xes were without representation.
At the hour of going to press a
committee is out making up a list
[>f delegates to the various conven
Slop Taking Violent Purgatives
Take LAXAKOLA, the great tonic
laxative, a medicine that builds you
up at the same time it cures you.
( ures with a gentle, yet speedily
effective, action, without pain, gripe
or discomfort. Combines a laxatixe
and tonic. Two medicines for the
price of one—25 cents. A1J dru wrists.
Send for free sample to Laxakola
Co., 4.1 Vesey St., New York.
Typographical Union Meeting
Members of Waxahachie Typogra- j
phical Union No.4">L'are resjiectfully
notified that there will be a "called"
meeting of this organization for to
morrow afternoon at 2;30 o'clock.
Business extraordinary, as well as
the usual regular routine, will come
(•efore the meeting. Hence, all are
urged to attend. President.
Mr. E. S. Campbell and family
moved to Waxahachie today where
'ie will go into the lumber business.
Mr. Campitell was in business here
for some time. He is a splendid
jusiness man and is well adapted to
:he lumber business. He is withal
i fine gentleman and a good citizen
ind the Mirror regrets to lose him
te a citizen of Hilleboro.—Hillsboro
Excursion to California.
T1 ie Houston and Texjvs Central
ind Southern Pacific will run a
ij>ecial excursion to Santa Anna,
California, April 'Jtith. One way rate
Gif).00. Round trip to Los Angeles
«45.00. Good to return June 25th.
rhrough standard and excurslou
deeping cars, lierth rate in excur
sion car, Houston to Santa Anna
55.00. From San Antonio $4.50. For
>arttculars apply to any Houston
ind Texas Central agent or to J. W.
Lowry, Excursion Agent, Corsicana
Several grading outfits passed
hrough here Tuesday going up on
he line northwest of here, having
Inished their contracts south of
his place. It is given semi-offlcial
y that the grade will be ready for
rack laying by May 1 on the en
ire extension from Italy to Waco.
Jrading on the south is in sight of
own and is only about a half a mile
listant. The city council has
ranted no franchise to the railroad
et for crossing through town, but
t is generally agreed that it will
ass between the postoffice and the
taptiet church. The work is very
eavy a few miles northwest<r>f town
nd it will require several weeks to
mnplete that portion of the work,
his is usually the dull season, but
ie large number of men and teams
t work on the road in close proxi
lity to this place has augmented
ie trade and assisted materially in
welling the cash receipts of Italy's
B. Y. P. U. Program.
Following is the program for the
. Y. P. lT. Sunday April 20 at 7
clock p. m.
Lesson, Pg. 27.
Thomas, John 20-25, Mrs. Park.
Our Saviour, Luke 22-42, Mr. Bar
Pilot, Matthew 27 - 21 - 25, Mrs.
Stephen, Act 6-15, Dr. Watson.
Paul, Act. 24-1, Mrs. Ross.
Church, Rev. 2-13, Mr. Todd.
Members are urged to be present
Visitors cordially invited.
Our membership is growing very
.st and the interest is increasing.
;»me out and see for yourself.
Tonight and Sunday increasing
8. E. SHELLITO, Observer.
ALL nature is bursting
forth in bloom
now. if the bloom is
worn off, come here,
where the opportunity to
put yourself in touch
with the times, where
new Spring Clothing
means this Spring styles.
The stock is fairly bloom
ing now with every new
idea, with every new
cut, and always made to
fit you a a a
For one week we place on sale the following choice items at special
prices. Sale begins Saturday, April 19 and ends Saturday, April 26
Ladies' >ilk Skirts.
ir*u ui «t'I'i nju^,
3 30 $11,50
Skirts, ci rem
Black Taffeta Silk Skirts, all
over tucked, trimmed in appliqua
full flounce: was $13.50,
Hlack Taffeta Silk
lar flounce trimmed with S m<*re
bands extra quality Ç1f| ÛR
silk: was $12.50. special ΦΙϋιϊ/ϋ
Black Taffeta Silk Skirts, ciréu/
lar flounces, trimmed with two
rows moire hand and ruffle, and
two deep chiffon ruffles at the
bottom: was $12.50. H(] QC
Black Taffeta Silk Skirt, hand
some flounce with pretty insert
ing· of medallion and net, 2 rib
bon ruffles: was $12.50 Çlfl QC
Black Taffeta Silk Skirt, hand
some, deep circular flounce; ,
an extra value at $10.00 ÇQ QC
Special <50. "J
Black Taffeta Silk Skirt, a splen- :
did grade, hem-stitched silk, cir- j
cular flounce, trimmed in ribbon !
ruffles, was $8.50 Cf|
Special ψ I ι JU
Black Taffeta Silk Skirt, circular
flounce, nicely trimmed in ti rows
of ribbon ruffles : was $7.50 OC QC
Special φ J· "J
ack Taffeta, 42
36 in. wide
Black Taffeta 27 inches wide:
was 75c β7^
Special — U I 2m
Black Taffeta 27 inches wide, in
Swissoilboiled: was$1.75 Oft
Special V I « fcU
Black Peau de Soie: $150
Special — —
Black Peau de Soie: $1.00 QQa
One pattern Black Rave Soie, 42
inches wide: was $l-OOi7Rf*
Special I wv
5,000 yards Hamburg Edging and
Inserting, worth 8%e a,u' 10e»
bought under the market
value; on sale at, yd., UU
Specials for this Sal»*: 1 lot
Ladies' Black Twill Gloria Silk
Parasols—2<> in., splendid assort
ment of handles, steel rods;
should bring $1.7
I lot Ladies' Black Twill Gloria
Silk 2'i-in. Parasol, choice han
dles, steel rods, worth 1.25 QQ«
] lot Ladies Black English Cloth
26-in Parasols, steel rods:
were $! .00
Fine Wash Goods.
New Mercerised Waist Goods in
blue, pink, green, tun, red and
white; have sold all trie spring
at GTx- ΛΠη
Silk Mousselaine with pretty lac*·
appuiue stripe, new shades,green
and linen; was 75c ΛΩη
Beautiful Mousselaine Tissue,
satin stripes in pink, bine, gray,
white ami black; was $1.00 TÀn
Special... I tu
About 350 vards Sea Island I'er
1 p'ee Bl'ch IVm'sk, 2.00, Sp. 1.70
1 " " " 1.2ft, ,f 98
2 " " " 75, "
1 44 44 44 50, 44 30
Lots 1st, 2nd, and 3rd above are
72-inch, lot 4 is 70-inch,>£-bleach.
All other Linens and Napkins at
10 per cent. off.
Another shipment of these extra
large quilts just received. Du
ring this sale the 91.25 one at 98c
cale; was 10, 12\
spécial Lote to Close at a 'Barsrain—Ηηυββ and M attlnga.
Durham Dry Goods Comp y
(Boone Corner) C«h, Plain Fifmre·, One Prie* tWax*fa*eh«*i
The full line of Blair's celebrated "perfect goods"
stock. We are ready to supply any size and most
any color in these goods. Careful correspondents
have no cause for criticism when they use Blair's
Herring-Sparks Drug Co
Wholesale and Retail Druggists Waxthachie, Texes
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