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Dally Light'
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« fnt Business Manajrer
" C»t *Jttor
Bntered in the Waxafiacbie poet of
M as matter of tbe second class
Advertising rates may be obtained
making application at tbe businées
Office of publication at 115 and 117
~ atreet.
■ month 9 .60
; months, in advance 2.75
Om year, in advance 5.00
For Representative:
J. M. Αί-τ"—ni{/
Wot District Ole Vv ~T— J ♦
Tom Burleson
Ρ* Ooanty Judge:
Lee Hawkinb
Par Ooanty Clerk:
Rafe Hendricks
Per Sheriff:
J. P. Minnick
Par Ooanty Tax Assessor:
John McElroy
Per Tax Collector:
Billik Β hatcher
Pot Ooanty Superintendent Publie I» ·
•«motion :
Par Justice Peace, Precinct No. 1:
E. P. Anderson, Jr
κ κ time tabli
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I famished by C. T. Vlvion, manager of the
Waxahachie Cotton Exchange, Quotations
changed dally. 1
ûkw York—close.
Middling 8.85
October - - 8.4£
November H.49
.December - 8.t>8
January 8.65
Middling — H 7-16
Middling 7%
Goes Like Hot Cakes.
"The fastest selling article I have
in my store," writes druggist C. T.
Smith of Davis, Ky., "is Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption,
Coughs and Colds, because it al
ways ou res. in my six years of
«alee it iias never failed. I have
known it to save sufferers from
Throat and Lung diseases, who
could get no help from doctors or
any other remedy.1" Mothers rely
on it, best physician prescribe it,
and Herring-Sparks Drug Co. guar
antee satisfaction or refund price.
Trial bottles free. Regular sizes,
Mc utu) $ 1.
Pythians Meet.
The Ellis County Pythian Alli
ance met with the lodge iu this city
last night. About twenty visiting
Pythians were irt attendance and
jquite a pleasant and profitable meet
ing was had. Work in the various
ranks was exemplified bv the home
team. One feature of special inter
est was the supper spread by the
home lodge complimentary to the!
visiting Pythians.
October 12.—Local option law
go es into effect at 12:01 a. in.
October 11—Gentry Bros., dog
and pony show.
» October lï—Olympia Opera Com
paiiy at auditorium.
October 15—-Buffalo Bill's wild
west show.
October 151— Ringling Bros, big
Noveiner 4—State and county elec
November 27—Thanksgiving day
and national holiday
Danger In Fall Colds.
Fall colds are liable to haug on all
winter leaving the seeds of pneu
monia, bronchitis or consumption
Foley's Honey and Tar cures quick
ly and prevent· serious results. It
£· old and reliable, tried and tested,
sate and sure, contain· no opiates
and will not constipate, gold by B.
W. Fearie.
The Light Want column i· read
by the jrotmg and the old.
Items of Interest to Parents
and Children.
There are present to-day, 539.
The general history class is study
ing: Feudalism.
Edna and Helen Gregory are two
new pupils to-day.
Ella Patterson has been missed
from her studies this week.
Most of the pupils are determined
to improve their deportment grades
this month.
The American Literature class will
have Franklin's style for written
work this week.
The classification of tiouns, was
I the lesson of the Seventh grade
grammar class this morning.
The Eleventh gracie had s)o-day a
; short discussion of the strike in the
i North. It developed that most of
ι them were with the etrlkers.
The Eighth grade are reading
ί Irvine's Sketch Book. In addition
I to the regular study they are trying
I to And out why Irving is called the
! Father American Literature.
They have d^«jded thus far that
Irving's writings must be mof*> Tft·
tereeting than those writings that
I came before his time.
1. Number of children within schol
age (8 to 17) enrolled—Primary :
Male, 137; female, 137; total, 374.
Intermediate: Male, (59: female,
102; total, 171. High School: Male,
29: female, GG; total, 95.
2. Number of children under
school age enrolled—Primary: Male
19; female, 17; total, .'Mi.
3. Number of children over school
age enrolled—High School: Male,
3; female, 7; total, 10.
4. Entire enrollment of all ages
Primary: Male, 156; female, 154;
total, 310. Intermediate: Male, 69;
female, 102, t>tal, 171. High School:
Male, 32; female, 73; total, 106.
Total male, 257; female, 329: grand
total, u86.
5. Average daily attendance, 518.
6. Number of cases of tardiness
Primary: Male, 11; female, 7; to
tal, 18. Intermediate: Male, 5; fe
male, 7; total, 12. High School:
Male, 1; female, 1; total, 2. Total
male, 17; female, 15; grand total, 32.
7. Number of pupils perfect in at
tendance—Primary : Male, 99; female
106; total, 205. intermediate: Male
55; female, 75; total, 130. High
School: Male, 25; female, 5G; total
81. Total male, 179; female, 237;
grand total, 416.
8. Number of days school has
Deen taugiu, χ/.
The following pupils made the
highest average for the month of
Room No. J.—First, Margaret
Kemble; second, Lem Twiggs.
Room So. 2.—First, Chas. Simp
eon; second, Eunice Dee^an.
Room No. ;{.—First, Ruth Kidd,
second, Ruth Christopher; third,
Roberta Anderson.
Room No. 4.— First, Norine
Thompson; eeeond, Ziona Belt.
Room No. 5.—First, Henry Gar
diner; seeoud, Beatrice De Vaughn.
Room No. ti.—First, Floyd Finch
er; second, Willie May Stroud.
Room No. 7—First, Sidney Lee
Pickett; second, Pauline Wright.
Room No. 8.—First, Annie Lee
Clark; seeond, Henry Brady; third,
Miller Burkbalter.
Room No. 9.—Firet, Burr McEl
ree; second, Willie De Vaughn;
third, John Mizell.
Room No. 10.—First, Leona Can
trell; second, Guillle Fuston.
High School: Eighth («rade, Mar
guerite Calfeo.
Ninth Grade, Eva Grizzard.
Tenth (ïrade, Kate Bradshaw.
Eleventh tirade, Tom ('riddle.
The Loss at Beaumont.
Special to I>alij f.ight.?
Beaumont, Tex., Oct. 8, 2:30 p. m.
— Experts are trying to estimate the
amount of the loss and number of
wells destroyed by the flre on Spin
dle Top Heights last night. Ac
counts differ widely and no definite
estimate can probabiy be made be
fore tonight. It is not yet known
that any loss of life occurred.
Feed! Feed!! Feed!!!
You will find corn, oats, wheat,
bran, and corn chops, also chops
mad·· of wheat, corn and oats, at
New Grist Mill. Try our frkbh
Μ Κα I.. It is unequalled. Free deliv
ery. Terme cash. J. T. Williams
A Co., opposite compress. Old
phone L3C, Waxaiiachle Tex. if
His Life in Peril.
"I just seemed to have gone all to
pieces,,' writee Alfred Bee, of Wel
fare, Tex., "bjliousnees and a lame
back had made life a burden. 1
couldn't eat or sleep and felt almost
too worn out to work when I began
to use Electric Bitters, but they
worked wonders. Now I sleep like
a top, can eat anything-, have gained
In strength and enjoy hard work."
They give vigorous health and new
life to weak, sickly, run-down peo
ple, Try them. Only 50c at Her
ring-Sparks drug store.
Mr. M. Prayor, of Alexis, wai in
tfie city today.
Col. M. W McKnight was in Mid
lothian thia morning. I
Mies Cameron Boone returned to
Fort Worth this morning.
Mr·. G. W. Coleman went to Fort I
Worth thie morning to spend a few I
days with her mother.
Mrs. C. B. Griggs, of St. Paul, j
Minn., is the guest of the family of ι
Ex-Alderman C. J. Griggs, on Mar-1
vin Ave.
Mrs. Self, who has been visiting j
her daughter, Mrs. E. P. Shands, j
returned to her home at Forney this I
Rev. W. E. Shive, of Avalon, who
was on his way to Cleburne to at· i
tend the Texas Synod, «pent yes-1
terday in the city with his cousin, j
Walter Shive.
Mrs. Ο. B. House, returned to j
Waxahachie today from Corpus j
Chrieti, where she has been spend- I
in>? the summer, vesting her rel
atives. j
foiey's iey and Tar cures j
coughs and colds and prevents pneu
monia. Take no substitutes. Sold
by B. W. Feane.
Special Notice.
Friday October 10th, is the last
day on which to pay water rent·.
If not paid by that time the supply
will be cutoff and one dollar aditonal
charged for turning on a^ain.
63 P. F. Dbvenpokt, Supt.
Sold Mortgaged Property.
As the result of selling mortgaged
property J. M. Lewellen, of the Fer
rie country, was brought to the city
last night by Deputy Sheriff Min
nick and incarcerated in the countv
jail. The mortgages were held by j
the Elis County Loan and Trust
Ν ο danger of consumption if you
use Foley's Honey and Tar to cure
that stubborn cough. Sold by B.
W. Fearis.
H. C T. C. Special Rates.
Knnis, annual meeting Friendship
S. S. Convention, tickets on sale
Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 2nd. Keturn
imit Oct. 7th. Fare 60 c«mta.
New OrleaiK·», La., meeting Daugh
ters of the Confederacy Tickets
on sale sale Nov. 10th and 11th.
One fare round trip. Return limit
leaving New Orleans not later than
Nov. 10th, 1902.
San Antonio, International Fair.
Tickets on sale Oct. 17 to 2Hth. Fi
nal limit Oct. 30th. Fare $8.40.
Omaha, Neb., National Conven
tion Christian Church. Tickets on
sale Oct. 14 and 15. Return limit
Oct. 24 with extension privilege
One fare for round trip.
Boston, Mass., Brotherhood of
St. Andrew Convention. Tickets on
sale Oct. G to 9th at on« fare for
round trip. Return limit Oct. 13
with extension privilege to Nov. 12
by additional payment of fifty cents. I
New York, tickets on sale Oct. 1,
2 and 4th. Fare for round trip
Ft. Worth: Free Fail Festival.
Tickets on sale Oct. 14, 15, 16, 17th
and morning train Oct. 18 at rate of
#1.70 for round trip and on Oct 15th
limit returning saute rate of $1.00. ι
The Burlington Route renew» the
low oM-way Settlers' rat»· of $25.00
from Missouri River to California,
Portlaud and the Paget Hound coun
try every day during Sept -mber"and
October, with correspondingly low
rates to the Spokane district and the
Butte-Helena district; also projwr
tionate rates from interior Missouri, I
Kansas and Southwest territory.
"The Burlington Northern Pacific
Exress" is the great through train
leaving Kansas City daily for the.
Northwest, Through coaches, chair
cars (seats tree), Standard and
Tourist Sleepers to Butte, Helena,
Spokane, Taooma, Seattle, Portland.
Connecting train from Denver at
night joining this Northwest train
at Alliance. Neb.
Visit (he Old Home—East
Home visitors' excursions to
points in Ohio and Indiana; dates of
sale September 2nd, 19th, 16th and
22nd; limit 30 days.
Also excursion rates to Ohio a^d
Indiana during the first week of
October at the time of the big Grand S
Army reunion in Washington, D. C.
TO CHICAGO—The Burlington's
famous "Eli" is the best known and
most popular train from Kansas
City and St. Joseph to Chicago.
TO ST. LOUIS- Two daily trains
carrying all classes of standard Bur
lington equipment.
On the nrst and third Tuesdays of
August, September and October, to
many sections of the west and north
Consult nearest ticket agent or
write the undersigned for full infor
mation, printed matter and the least
cost of your proposed trip.
L. W . AKELEY, General Pass
enger Agent, St. Louis. Mo.
C. W. ANDREWS, Τ. P. Α., 309
Ccollard Bldg., Dallas, Tex
8. M. LEVEY, General Manager,
St. Looia, Mo.
Another Serious Confl-Htratioa in
the Spindlctop Region. |
■ viiXl
CMlra4idii( Rupert* m to the Lw '
•Γ Life Property Lo*< E«tlaiM
at $2 .">0,000Fire Caused
by I arrime Watchman.
Beaumont. Tel.. Oct. 8.—Ftre broke
out In the Spindletop oil flelda Friday j
about 10 o'clock, and report· wiring
from tie field are to the effect that j
It le spreading rapidly. The fire la In
the Hogg-Swayne tract, where the der- !
ricks are the thickest and the chances
for the fire to do th>· most damage I
This conflagration le likely to be one '
of the greatest in the field.
At 1 o'clock this morning It was re
ported that twelve Jives are known to |
have been lost, with a likelihood of,
twenty-five more being added to tht,
lost. Already forty derricks are smol
dering on the ground and sixty others
are burning.
There are fifteen acres In the present (
area of flames and the speculative val-1
ue Is estimated at $3.000,000 with an
actual loss of 1200.000. It Is thought
the balance of the field can be protect- j
et but after midnight the flame* are In
creasing in volume and brilliancy. !
There are 160 companies Interested,
with wells already pumping and land
owned. These will not lose all they
have, but it means bankruptcy for
Imiter reports Bay the Are is under
control and has swept cleanly but two
»cre« In the Hogg-Swayne tract, though
the tangible property of tbi· area ta a
complete loss. The report of the loe*
of life neeoi* to have been exaggerated,
but there may have been some loss.
One man is perhaps fatally Injure*] by
burning, but was taken out of reach,
while three others are badly singed
The Bre originated at what is known
•s the J. S. Corbett well, the property
of the Kansas City Oil and Gas com
pany. It was caused by a watchman,
who has been in the habit of putting
out his lantern and taking a nap Kb
the light went out the gas ignited and
the trouble started. It has covered
about half of the east end of block 3*
on Splndletop avenue, being the ex
treme east end of the hill and on the
south side of the avenue.
The lose is estimated at |250.00Θ. It
Is Impossible to enumerate the names
of the companies involved.
Buffalo, Ν Υ , Oct 8. The confer
ence betwi-en the committee appoint
•d by the national Manufacturers' a*
SOCiation and President Mitchell and
his lieutenants, held at Iroquois hotel
Tuesday, did not reault In any definite
plan being agreed upon for the »ar
tial resumption of work in the an
thracite coal fields, but the members
of the manufacturers' committee
stated that they were greatly pleased
with the progress made The fact that
communication was established with
the operators by Ion κ distance tele
phone and an appointment made to
meet a committee representing them
in Philadelphia m looked upon as elg
Hsutt KHIfd.
Corelcana, Tex.. Oct. 8.—Desalt
Coughlin. who for many years had been
a section hand on the Houston and
Texas Central, was killed by a freight
train on that road at a point five relie·
south of here. The iron plate on the
pilot of the eng ie struck the man's
left temple end the wound looked as
if it had been inflicted with an a*
It seems that Coughlin had lain down
by the side of the track and fallen to
Hbot toy ■ »'hjr«lrt»B
Shreveport, I*.. Oct. 8.-—Γ>γ Ο. Β
Crawford, a prominent physician of
Ix>velake, La., shot and killed John H.
Vickere in a Texas street saloon here
Crawford's son and Vickere had a din
pute, and Dr. Crawford says he shot
to «ave hi* eon's life a* Vickere wan
advancing upon him wi<h a Knife The
ball pierced Vickers' brain and death
was instantaneous
itrndratom* Aitmck 4 mrtgmrm.
Manila. Oft. 8.—<»en Jesse Lee tele
graphs from Taclohan. Island of Leyte,
that Ladrones he.ve twice attacked the
town of Carigara, province of Leyte.
where they killed a number of native
constabulary and levied contribution».
The population of Carigara withdrew
to the mountains. The iAdrones have
been active recently in several paru·
of the island·.
Wreck on Arktmu Noiither».
Shreveport, La.. Oct. 8.—A passen
ger train on the Arkansas Southern
was wrecked near Joneeboro, La., En
gineer C. S. Culpepper was so badly
scalded that death ensued in a few
hours. The fireman, J. U. Barnes,
was slightly injured. Traffic was de
layed for several hour».
French Miner· »lrlk«>
Paris. Oct. 8.—Telegrams received
here from Lens Pas de Calais say 30,
000 miners hare ceased work in the
Pas de Calai» region, I-arge numbers
of troops are arriving at all threatened
pointe. Several minor disturbances
have been reported, but no trouble of
serious character occurred.
Btinl «f m fir WbHt,
San Antonio. Oct. 8.—A driving
wheel in the Lone Star brewer/ broke
here, causing damage to the machiner/
of about 91000. There were several nar
row escapes by men at work la the
President of *h« Abaft··:
hndidw, bifkwh» and bear·
ing-down pains. IwuwoL
Mrvna sod hysterical IM
had net consulted aoy doctor,
thinking it would pass away
la time, but imtead I found
that the pain» increased and
were more frequent. Î de
cided to try Tmi of Cardoi
aad in a abort time wasimtch
improved· It «ccmed to act like a charm.
I liept up the treatment and the result
waa most satisfactory. Worét fail to cx
preaa my fratitude lor the auffcrinf that
ia now saved me- I am in fin· health,
physically and mentally. I can only aay
H hank you', but the*· It saoch more in
my heart for you."
Ε EARING-DOWN paint are the
wont that women know. If
roa are sufftringfrom this trou
ble you need not be uncertain
alout it. The pains ia the abdomon
and back that feel at if heavy weights
were pulling down on the nerve· of the
stomach are "bearing-down {«ins".
They mav not be particularly severe at
prrsent but they are growing worse.
That headache which nearly drives you
distracted now it earned by the terrible
Jfltt Λ» Lot.
The ι
.to give
the strain . Yon p«v_,_# w
ai aay tm&miaf diitomeee,
or langh or weep, hysteri
cally, at bo apparent caw.
Thai is whaiMise Far Lee,
M&Çi North Serenth street,
Fan-nt City, Kansas, wjut
coming to when she mcned
herself by taking Wine of
Cardni. The Wine mule
■ « —■ her a strong, healthy woman
again, k· it has made a million other
women strong aad healthy. By induc
ing regular menstruation the entire
system is relieved of the terrible watting
drains. The ligaments which bold tbe
womb in place are stnngtbeaed by a
healthy flow and that organ is returned
to its normal position. Returning
health is the result, Ibis is what
Wine of Cardui has done for tboosandt
of the beet women in America.
If you need advice write The Ladies'
Advisory Department, The Chatta
nooga M edieino Company, Chattanooga.
Tenn., describing all your symptom*
freely, and a letter of advice will be
tentyoe. Secure a tl .00 bottie of Wine
of Cardui from yow druggist Unlay.
A million suffering »(«m
have found relief in
Wine of Cardoi.
So Say Them All
Summer' g one, winter'* here; To nleane, for be doean't tir»,
You order wood today, my dear. Ana we'll b««ure to here a jroodftr·.
I'll tell Stone Kroa. a· I come home ... , ,»,
No, waft, I'll cull by 'phone. *<» trouble wl|h Stone Broa. wood
r To make * H re: Η bnrne ao Rood.
I told him (and, you bet, They keep the bent bloek wood I know
To aenddry bloek·—he won't forget) And to their yard I'll alway· jro
South Ro(r«r« Street. New Phone 171. Old phone 81
Will Ralston & Company
will appreciate your order* tor anything In
the line of Groceries and Feedstuff*....
Free delivery Store on Hogers street
Contractor and
Furni»^ j>iari* and «pacification!», or
contract your bulling*,
reference». Builder of th# Chau
tauqua auditoriam. Would like to
ll({ur* with fho»* routfBi^ttlng
locating in Waxahadhi·—
It<»l>r*>*«Mitln>r ("ha*. A. 8t«<v"»i>* A
Hro·-, Chlrairo, th* irf&t Indie*'
ΓοπιΐκΙιΙη^τ houae, hw* » foil lui·- of
beautiful K»titji|> » mid |>lat<*** of Full
Suite, HUirltt, WitUt-v and no m».
Sit» *< uld h« |jl<»n»rd to here til»·
ladie* call end >>·*·> them tf
101 .VIA H VI Ν A VE Μ Κ
What Is So Cool 1
As ' day in eamtner
if you have at hand
a supply of oar de
licious Ice Cream.
Thi· id conceded by uli to lw> thi* :
beet, and we take K<><»d care that tu
reputation «hall not suffer tnrouph 1
any failure in cart· or flnene»· of the
■ ... —..sî.. . 1 1
A" Model
For what could you spend your
money th*t would jrive you
more satisfaction lu life? For
e*tlm*tea eee—
Pari!η 6 Orendorff Co
J. O. Bunkley in charge of
Plumbing Dept. Phone®.
Holding Shape
« H»v* you not notirod how «)tn*
1 < lothe». al»»> · keep their »hape*
Tbfj *H|> on easily end fit * » a κ 1 ?
«round the foliar ThI· mean· good
tailoring. S ο m «h»n g«><»d work
manship ί« combined with ntyl* and
lutte, you get the («rfwlloD In
drr** Th* garment· we make talk
for then»**!**·, they are our beat
advertisements. »c can ntak«* you
anything a pair <>f Parti·, a Bolt of
Clothwa, or an OYercoat, and w·
guarantee you perfect latiafartion in
vrrry détail, (live un a triai
Clean In*, pre»»ing, repairing and
a Herat Inn# done at a· low price* «»
hekt wurk ean be dour.
Rumney Ô Perrin
III) W Main *t. Phone 100 rjniifi·
A Good Route
to Try
It travt-κ: ι a territory rtcb »
uudevtl/pe ! resource* a territory
containing unlimited p.««lbilitie· for
agriculture, hort'euiture, rtock rais
ing, mining and ;~*nuia«.iunsg Asd
la»t, bat not lea; it t*
The Scenic Route
for Tourists.
The iwco SyV.etn, new <<β«ι tLe
travetiniî p «. client wervice and
fa*l tinn -
Between St. 1-· a ..t.rt "Car*»»
City and pointa ία Mit un. Kan*a»,
Arkansas Citlahuma, JwSi a Terri
tory, Te*a« and the Sor'' ·λ t~ '
Between Kaiuas C 'y : r.*> point»
in Tenneifie, Ala1 · upjjl.
Georgia. Florida ι then ;
Betweee F t. ι Me. .·
phi»and po* **■· is. /.'««nu*.
Oklahoma lu ». ι. » i . . .*
and the V» · · !.
Ptd! i' > ' "■» : < t* and
rate* c! c r*· η nppil
cat> <rs t · n"e et tne
Com»· · ·
Commetcl«l Uvtlldina.
Λγ- !· .« I >u(t
ι am
04%» VU*«W> ■%
Cures Consumption,Coughs, *
Colds, Bronchitis, Asthma,
Pneumonia,Hay F ©ver,Pleu
risy, LaGrippe, Hoarseness,
Sore Throat, Croup and
Whooping Cough.

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