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(he Waxahachie Daily Light.
r. WCTAHACHIK, ΤΚΧΛ8. W)\IMV. XOVKMIIER 4. I907. M'MBER 1ML A RED RIVES TRAGEDY J. A. Nffy Mb His rUfctr-n-U» *■< Tikts Iks Ova Life. Part». Texan Nov ( ,\>ws ha4 reached her.· of β double tragedy in Red Klver count?, η far Cain· · villf, ten ml If κ from Clarkitv 111· . in which .1 Λ Duffy killed his falhei In law. Κ A Thomas>»nn. and then rook his own lif·· Duffy was about 2'J u'ai» old. and was married about a year ago Ph·· morning of the tragedy Thoma aon went In a wagon to Gainesville and after he drove off Duffv went to Thomassons home, where he had lef: a shotgun. got the weapon, went out in the yard and hid be hind η cistern His wife devined Ills purpose, and when she saw hei fa thi. returning in his wagon tried to warn him. but he failed to under stand lier signals and drove on H't.r n he saw Duffy with th»· euu Ti omasson dropped dow n in the v\ ago il bed, but Duffv advanced to the wagon and a. Thomasson raised up snd tried to jump out Duffy fired a lea : of shot into his head, killing him Instantly. He then placed the butt of the gun on the ground, the muzzle against his forehead and reached down, pulled the other trigger. The top of his head was blown off and he tv Family troubles are said to have been the cause of the trouble. Married at I Joyce. Rev. T. B. Criddle went to Boyce Sunday to officiate in the marriage of H. J. Stockton to Mrs. Ε. B. Mil ler The event occurred at the home of R. I- Eeds and was witnessed by a large number of friends of the contracting parties. Mr. and Mrs·. Stockton will reside at Ray, where the groom is engaged in the ginning business. HPI.ITACI I.All -Ι II Mil' \ι H»i> Munli-rrr 1<·*·μ» Κη<ιη Kail· Int: <>f flrtdjfi·. Κ mix. lilt T»·!!. No» 4 Id » · * of pcupl· Jim liin.v .ι η·· κ ' *' :;»<! *h»t Un ο»·κ · women • · t· 1 > Sunany morulnu !· ^f»»·ιî from the raiilnr of tie Τ»80(·»μ'» river brldt;< ii> th* Wiiter. I0i> f.*·! below, thl» afternoon and »a* drowned be fr e he r Mild t»' ri«s< tle.i l'ti - ued by two deputy sheriffs. Da tlx ι limbed to the top of the rail ing and pulling it pinto) from his pocket. fired five times In th·· air, s.uttering the crowd which was tt> Inu to prevent him f oui suicide, and t'len, counting One, two. three" jutliped headforemoat In his last ("Words before leaping· Davis claim ed that he had killed tWrntr-elght . people l,etter to J. (', Simmon*. Waxahachie. Texas Dear Sir: We can't eel over talk ·ί about those two houses, at l.uf ' kin. Texas owned by Judiïe I D. Kairchtld. Both hou«e> h re exactly alike and both painted at same time by J. M. Torrance. One took 1 "> ·*. gallons Devoe; I the other 2Γ, gallons j paint fold at same price That 25 gallon paint is weak and j 1." per cent whiting: that's why it j took 9 gallons more. Yours truly. j UΓ» Κ VV. DKVOE & CO. ; l>. S.. Waxahachie Lumber Co. j sell our paint. 1 Λ Correction. Friday evening's paper stated that Miss Sydnor entertained a few of her friends Thursday evetttng at "Forty-Two." We are requested to ; say that Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Haw kins entertaiued in Miss Sydnor's honor on that evening and afforded her and the friends invited a most : enjoyable time. f TRADE AT ! ^Tffe^tôrÎTWïïer^rôîrCan Get Things | New goods in all lines 'coming in daily and χ stocks are almost complete. X Satisfaction guaranteed. X ♦ ♦ TJ. B.HINES i i ♦ The Best Place to Trade ♦ ♦ the place where you can _et the QroCffiM. beet prices, **est service in.-. j t I '«it f ι ν rvthi:i_ I rv us Î __ ♦ « » » ROY CONNALLY & CO. : ψ ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦···»< --1 VV l dit III <i pOSltlOII to till ill VOUI UllMl'l \ « VN.nits and solicit voui palioiugc « À Beioim out oi oui custoincis loi Nottinl»?! φ W t luvi no lui J stink to offer at λ special 2 prict V lull lioc ol Vrgvtablvt jiuI Fruits 5 (or ι ni.4ν <md SatuuUv J j e:. c. lumley, i 5 Huth Phutu's Opposilt P. O. t ···············»·······*·«···»···«»··············*»· φ If You Like Cakes Try Ours j Λ . |. I - ^_<β_>ιβι>ββββ_β_ββι__<ιιιβ>ιιβΜ(ββΜ^^ P. P. SMITH Ô CO. CITY TEACHERS MEET first te*l* lutitalc WMI k HtM m fevrafcr 9. Tht· iirt(ht*r» In (hi ι Itv public oi'h'M.,- will hi'lj their fi ret regular , I ii > s 11 υ ι ·■ on Satu rda) November λ ! Having (!··< ld"d tn take Γ1 * »! .Satur j da\e fur the work Inst» ;·<1 of five consecutive da.»» of the same week,1 the other meetings will be held «ti j m<- |i;th. ï::rd. and :S0th of Novetu· ι bet. and the Tth of December Tin' slate department of education lui» endorsed (he work to be done, aud the same will eount toward the extension of Teacher's cert ificates. The dav will be divided into foili periods The first period will be de moted exclusively to the subject of school management. Seeley's "A New School Management" will be Used as the basis of discussion. The second period of the day will be giv en over to grade or department meetings, when questions and prob lems peculiar to each department will be considered, and a special study made of local conditions af fecting attendance, punctuality, etc. During the third period of the pro gram instructive lectures aud talks will be given bv well Informed clti zens not engaged in aciuul school work upon some of the following subjects The responsibility of the teacher, The five gateways of | knowledge, adolescence. Us effect on health and mind. Ventilation and exercise, what we e;it and drink. the eye, etc·. The fourth period of the day's program will bt* devoted ex clusivel) to the details of adminis tration in our local schools. Such ι topics as the following from the su perintendent's note book will be con ! sidered : Promotions, General and Special. Supervision of Ground^ School-room Decoration. Grading Pupils. Care of Books. Right l"se of Dictionary. ('se of Blackboard. Opening Exercises. Literary Societies, Etc., Etc. Four 01· five of th.eae will lie con sidered at each meeting. FIRST PROGRAM. Saturday, November 9th. 1. Roll Call. Respond with an edu cational item or event. 2. First Period. I.esson. Seeley's "A New School Management Chapters 1. U, 7. s, and ». Outline furnished each teacher. Second Period Grade or Depart ment Meetings. 1. First and Second Grades: l.ead ei, Mrs Craven Will cousidei (li "Gentleness and kindness should I characterize ail the teuchei s work 'and acts." ι'J ι "Our course in uum : lier wor k How lient to meet the re j qulrements?" Ï. Third and Fourth Grades: I.i a | tier, \h.-~ Suit· ι field Will consider [lit "The habits of doing light and [ being kind and respectful how taught "" I · ) "How wo shall teach our pupils to lead, write, add. sub it multiply and divide simple :·, Intermedial»· Grade Mi- ( riddle Will ton»i(lt our puull* thMMtfull.t to del Ui « lilill. Wilt . <in»ldvi III luairui' Ili>« III Ι» α»ι»··r» .iuiI lut) »l> Huw I. »i (lorn" <3» lin· mm I» tint»· ihoiiWt In· «Urn lu ill*· pr«iwrtih>ii I ft »b«· Ι··»»·» I» nm'h»m«ili»*' li*Miil M •'«■Un* Wlri !h· «■ fan. (Mill' luwlllli, Ih·· lr<i hrrt «UI «II rami Ι·>«*ΙΝ·ι. »km III· Unit. If ·»44It «rièd· nwvltnt «III --lu pk »> 1 · l*c pilil· itroitglil ml In ιΙΙιιιηΊα·· Win IKf·· κ I il- . ItUtl· .· «'II. ll lIlM IIHI ·· «Ul I* im| ni ■«»» «4 ik· iki>«iki· • tun· ikiuwck ik· trmér wmkih (knr MMI»I ·»|Ι I»-'· ·· IMprtt»* t\* It ..b#r »l i.tjt H·«.etI· * i4 <k· kMk «>IM *n4 >«wkfi «f ii ilk IMIU * I Ik' ψ ■ . tM ■Ml k· r i|n·1 »ti ι· M lb Ikk Jk· I rklf4 IV.mM I.. Ι·«* ΠΜ «•inMiMtt■ Ί ik* Itwkti Wi r Mtrkum I ««t»r *»·«*>« ·4 . ι*··· i«VM M»t ·«·**« t *1·» WW ♦τ·'··*Ιν.« «4M HwNm γ···** μ* ΙΙ»ι·4μ I I, · •ilMWi I - g « IMw Μλλ*» shout ι.ι\ κ ιι%τκ> Tltkrl· 111 tag Sold on Trietj ami llrajut* \ alley IU»i·. Railroad* from Houston to Port Worth and I>»!!as are now nulling tickets to those. an well us to mans Intermediate and point* beyond upon the ihort mileage bail» a» es tablUhiM] )>> the Trinitv mid Hrato* Valley railroad The rat·· from Hous ton to Dallas l> now |7 25 Instead of J Τ 9i', us fortnerl>. a reduction of t;:. cents. The rate from Houston to Fort Worth Ι» Ι* "Γι. whtrli Is 45 rents lower than the old rate of Is 20 The rates from Houston to point· south of Groesbevk on the Central is not affected by the change The GroesbeoK rate Is $4 95, a reduction of to cents. The rate to Knnls Is 11. 20 a reducttou of 70 cents; to Waxahachie. 16.55. a reduction of SO t ents to McKinnev IS.20, 65 cents lower, and Denlson, 19.' cents lower. Morgan is the first point on the Santa Fe to where the rate from Houston is lowered, the reduction being ί cents from 16.95. The Cle burne rate is $6.90, a reduction of 5o cent·» and to Gainesville |9.60, a reduction of 55 cents; Hiiisbofro is the first point affected from Houston on the Katy, I»>.41». being the present rate, as against 16.55. The Fort Worth division is the only one of the international and Great Northern divisions affected by the new basis of figuring mileage and no change is made until Leroy Su i the. nU iu i ftO Γ. rents lower. To Italy $ij.4f> Is char ged, a reduction of 5Γ> cents. The only interstate rate that probably will be affected will be to Colorado points on the Denver road, which is a connection of the Trinity and Brazos Valley railroad. The rates to St. Louis and Chicago have been figured on a basis even shorter than via the Trinity and Brazos Valley railroad, so that no change will be made to these points. stkickkx \y η ι i.i·: katincj. Young Man at Knnls 1m I liable to auil May Not lilve. Arthur Shaw, u young farmer of the Bardwell community, was sud denly stricken with a strange trou ble at Ennls Saturday afternoon while eating lunch with friends at a restaurant. He asked to be carried out and has not spoken since. Sev eral ph>>icians have been working with him. but there seems little chance for his recovery He is a I stout, bealthv looking voting man ιi><χιt >ears of age Itai'licr "■■Imp Bui'ueil A fire was discovered at 1 o'clock Saturda> night in the barber shop I>f I In: in Λ Ί hi >III.■ mi I >a 1 street In ϋ η 111." The fire originated In the hath room adjoining That was totalh destroyed and the bai he ι ·> « 11 » n\tur<- wen elitlrel> riiiu ed It was a well i qulppeil foui chair shop prnliubly worth I·.""" three fourth- io\ered b> insurant· Hill Hill " tailor shop adjoin Τ»in ι· : · ' I lam.ι * "V· ■ I -ι Do Y ou LiRe Good Drug Service? Do You Wanî Good Drugs? con* t r»v kUitii"» tnJ %inu' »πην!ίκ· Exactitude in stvie--in fit—finish—fabric integrity Exactitude—it guides the band ut the tailor in his painstaking task of shaping ind moulding. It directs the hand that finally puts that subtle, yet intensely important touch to the garment that stamps it a finished product. Through and through our clothes are quality sure—style sure. The embodiment of al! that's the best centersni a Matthews' Suit. $12.50 to $25.00 Matthews Bros. MAY USE GUNS TUESDAY «* Euitiai Times Are Promised in Electio» in Kentucky. Louisville, Κν., Nov. 4.—"Go to the polls with your pockets full of stories and with 'forty-fours' in your hip pockets." ' This statement, attributed to a ( candidate, promises exciting timet ! in Kentucky tomorrow, when th< '.electors of the Blue Grass state wll I choose a governor and ali oliia J -tate officers and members of boti br.inches of the general assembly who in tutn will elect a Culled states senator. · Moth parties have carried "il a hard and vigorous campaign. In nlii.h many men of national lame have participated The democratic forces headed by S \\ Hani ι. of Bo\ d cminty. are confident of victor}·, while the ré publicain with \ugustus 10. SVillsou ol Jefferson county, as the standard bearer, are apparently equally cer tain of success Govemoi J (' W Heclvhaiu is the nomine» of the deni ocr.it.- for I'nited Slate» senator The republicans, if the} should cap ture the les Mature which is ex ceeding!) doubtful, would p.obabl· aw il ! t| til© tOl'iill to^il Ό ÎOIIl.'l (ii)\ t-nior VV (> Hi a»ll* \ Ik addition t" tht* iw« ttomlui nt tiiilHl It « » II11II·**' ίϊ» ν uUUlt m lui '·»♦ . ! ι* h< 1»* J H. Am mil»»· «ouni> tor the |»«tr«unklp itiui·· Chalrm η ll> »rv Η Hail»»»· mtimiilra '!)«· lirmiMralii iitu)»rlt> >1 All of the <U»II|«U he iltx larra. at* ttlti· ilMiwratlr hv from 7'»» m |.3»»t». « 11 h thr μ.»»: I»l«< ·*..·(. lion of thf Klfth * ht< h I» «Jmut.-Uit doubtful. and Ihf Kit·» mill, «hull I* ι Hill ι>1.·<| l(> thy ir peblltuu- h* I I'M* CoU.it#: Whrit *·>' tbalrtn.·'! .if th* rvptibliran tl«lr ugiiNiW· i»m IMltlM. tkai IVt latin *UI N« »hn »rU by ι MjMlli of «I !waal t" »>h> *1» tog aa rmnx ι hv ι«.|»β lainjr i·» ΙΎ**ι4«·ι ltouwM»ii n»4 * bb k th* ««b»#mat»»i Lai ■ ab it # . · .t ι V»< a n IMlMt *t*i Ml I »<*· hi* i. ·'■►» Vu (I».l M r taw >>»>it. <Mh» 'v It >M 1' « « - ·«*· * ». *»· «*» 11 »»s NORTH W K.ST (DNKKItKNCK A«mial Meeting of Methodist Min isters Wilt lie Held at Aniorilla. The Methodists of the Northwest Texas Conference are ready to head for Araorllla. where the annual con ference is to be held, commencing Wednesday, November ('». and some of those having charge of depart ments are already gone there. Bishop Candler of Georgia will preside over the gathering. which will last over next Sunday. The ·ι;> polntments for the year will likely he read h> Ihe Bishop Mond· y iugiiT. luiloviu* w^icii lluf ton/"'· cnce wili ii'linurn. Rev. ./. Τ McClure, pastor of the Methdodlst church in Waxahachie. Presiding Klder Campbell and other ' ministers of tile Waxahachle district «ill leave foi Amarillo tonight over the Central Kev. McClure preached I] is farewell sermon for ι he present conference 1 ι ■ ; 11 Sunday nlghi. and m a .-. heard bv ι large and apprecia tive aiidieiu.' At ihe close t>r the .•r\he metnIters ot the rongrega tloti shook hands with the pastor and expressed the hope that he would he returned for another year. Kev. McClure aid he «as not only hopeful of l>< Ing .-eut b.n k to Wax ι ι»!· hut would make au effort ΝI Ml t ·-I li <;■ li · oiipl· W ' Ί Wi Let Us Furnish That Turnout \\ ' 1 wit'l >r\ kir.vl ? n.' tM »t is uied--whethrf ι* he Ρ h ο η «« ΡΑΤ'ΓΟΝ· KENNEDY Livery Co.