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Γηε Waxahachie Daily Light
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Beans in Cans η
Baked Beans, several styles. String |
Beans, Stringless Beans, Lima Beans, i
French style Lima Beans, Red Kid
ney Beans, Mexican Beans with
chili sauce, Bayou Beans a la Mex
icana. : : : :
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I The Woman of Today
Wants her grocery orders filled as request
ed. You will experience little trouble in
getting just what you want here. If an
φ error is made we will cheerfully make it
• right
Both Phones No 10 Connally's old stand.
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Fresh Creamery Butter ■
Fresh Vegetables and
Fruits ♦
Phones 31
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Fresh Cakes and Crackers
Always in Stock
Fresh Preserves in jars at 35c
Such Vegetables and Fruits as
market affords
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Both Phones
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My Goods for Cash:
Are in line witn any one. |
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♦ Get my prices before you make your I
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1 doz. 2-lb Wapco Tomatoes fifiS ♦
for - »Oj I
I doz. Wapco Early June Sifted "I ^CZ £
Peas (new crop) — * «^3 ♦
1 doz. White Swan Melting Sugar ΐ é\CZ *
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Lakeside Pork and Peas I
Phone us about it.
Jouncil Enters into a Contract
with Light People lor Ί erm
oi Five Years,
\a Soon as Material Can Be i'ro
cured Installation ol System W<11 ι
Be Made—On Independ
ent Circuit.
The city of Waxnliachie Is soon
lo emerge out of darkness into
With the culmination of present
|>lans the queeu city of the black
land belt will have a right up to now
system of street lights.
Acting uuder the instructions and
!>y the authority of the cits council
Mayor Lasswell on Wednesday cn
ered into a contract with the Wax
thachie (Jas and Electric company
ο supply current for street lights
for a term of five years. Under the
new contract there will be a big im
provement and extension of the
present service. For several years
he street lights have been restrict
ed to four ans on the public square
md an incandescent at each mail
box. Cnder the new arrangement the
four arc lights will be maintained
nul about ninety sixty candle power
Tungsten lamps will be installed.
These lights will be so distributed
[hat every portion of the city will
l)e benefited. The lightu will be r.t
tached to an independent circuit and
current for them will be sup
plied from a special dynamo that i»
to be installed by the light company.
Superintendent Cook of the Wax
ahachie Gas and Klectric company
estimates that it will require about
sixLeen miles of wire and a car load
of poles to equip the city for the in
auguration of the new lighting sys
tem. Material will be ordered at once
and just as soon as it arrives the
work of setting poles and stringing
wires will be commenced, it is hop
ed to have every thing ready to be
gin the new service by the first of
This new forward step in (lie mat
ter of civic improvement was taken
by the city council at its regular
meeting Tuesday night. The motion
giving Mayor Lasswell the power
to sign the contract received the
unanimous vote of the council.
No action was taken relative to
the water situation. G. C. Groce,
Esq., had filed with City Secretary
Todd a written request, that the
council discontinue selling water
to the railroads, gins, mills, etc.
until the citizens of the town have
first been supplied with water
enough to meet their domestic and
sanitary needs, and for fire protec
Alderman Kenner said the Trinl
I ty and Brazos Valley had already
been cut off and that some of thi
gins had been notified to make oth
er arrangements for water. It is un
derstood that two Ring have arrang
ed to secure water from anothei
source and that one gin will arrange
to pump water from the creek.
City Health Officer Cheatham re
ported that the creek had been oil
ed during the month of August anc
that a good deal of work aloDg oth
er sanitary lines had been accom
plished. He called the attention ο
the council to the unsanitary condi
tion of a certain place near Ferrli
avenue and said that a great heap ο
manure which had accumulate
there should be declared a nuisance
It was so ordered by the council anc
City Marshal Pixon was instructec
to look after the abatement of same
The city treasurer's report show
ed a balance of $1 770.05 in the cur
rent fund. The road and bridge funi
lias a balance of $2403.50, while th<
water fund is overdrawn to tin
amount of $6,587.43, an increase ο
$875.09 since July 31. The receipt
for August amounted to $1150.60
while the expenditures were $809.86
The city marshal reported th
collection of $109.55 in fines.
The street commissioner reportei
that he collected duriifg the montl
$.11.75 for timber sold.
The city sexton reported the buria
ut' four adult» and two children.
The cltj assessor and collector
reported the following collections :
Occupation tax $7.2.".. dog tax $27.
delinquent tax.\s $"9 .IK.
City Marshal Dixon reported that
he killeii twenty-five dogs during
the month !
City Scavenger Few reported that
lie hauled oft forty odd dead dogs
and hogs during the month He wax
allowed $10 for same.
The Shakespeare club was allowed
$2ti in part payment for the expense
incurred by the club in cleaning the ι
city of tin cans last spring
The citizens living on the «outil
side of the creek presented a peti
tion asking for the erection of a
school house in that part of town
for the accommodation of small
children. Action was deferred until
a future date.
A motion was adopted requiring
the Trinity and Brazos Valley to
maintain a watchman at the cross
ings on South Rogers and Washing
ton streets.
A similar motion applying to t'je
Katy was also adopted.
Sherifl Makes Lunacy I liargr Ag^iins.i
Man and Takes Him to Jail.
Austin. Texas, Sept. 8.— A sensa
tiou was created yesterday morning
in the fifty-third district court by
tho appearance of Col. John H. Pow
ell in the court room with an auto
matic shotgun and grip, and as he
said, with the avowed purpose of
killing Judge George Calhoun,
judge of this court. Col. Iknvell took
his seat in the jury box, and waited
for the appearance of Judge Calhoun
who was scheduled to call the ap
pearance docket, but by a fortunate
arrangement, it. was decided that.
Judge Wilcox of the twenty-9iyth
district court, should call his dock
et first, and Judge Calhoun did not
show up then.
In the meantime Col. Dowell was
discovered with the gun In his pos
session, and Sheriff Matthews went
to take the weapon away from him.
A scuffle followed but Matthews got
possession of the guu and lodged
Dowell in jail, preferring a charge
of lunacy against him. Before being
taken to jail Dowell made a speech
to the spectators in the court se
verely arraigning Judge Calhoun,
claiming that Calhoun was respon
sible for many of his troubles. How
ell now stands convicted, and given
two years in the penitentiary on a
charge of assault to murder Mason
Williams in the Driskill hotel over
one year ago. and Is now out 011
bond, pending an appeal to the
higher courts.
After being in jail for a time bow
' ell told a deputy sheriff he was go
ing to kill the sheriff, and all oth
ers of his enemies before he got
, through.
ItHigiotu* Service».
• Boyce Methodist church, Sept. 12
I Preaching 11 h. 111.. after which th<
ι Lord's Supper will be administered
ι Preaching 7:45 p. m. Reagor's Chap
I el 3:30 p. m. (\ E. Lindsey, Pastor
Read woat tnc advertiser» say
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That's the kiti.l we
serve at our Foun
tain. These hot days
call for something
cold and pleasant to
the taste. Our Soda
fills the bill, and
leaves a lingering
pleasantness that is
not found in all soda.
Drop in and try one
of our many thirst
A Gigantic I id.il Wave ( orr
plftely Destrovs Populous
Mexican ( ity.
Repeated f loor! Disasters in Mexico
Have ( aused Widespread Sulleriny
and Assistance Is Called h or.
Lntire I own Hooded.
City of Mexico, Sept !> Word
was received here lasf night that
1 h·· destruction of Sola ia Marina, a'
town in the state of Ta tnaulipas, was'
complete and that the whole, place '
ha> completely disappeared with the
exception of a few church towers
that seem to project from the stir-j
face of the sea. The tidal wave which
destroyed the place has almost ob
literated the Rjiot on which it stood
No one has been able to get closer
than a league from where the port,
once stood. From this point rescue
parties have descried tents on the
side of a small hill, the only evidence
of life left.
A Mexican Herald special from
Tampico says that the steamer So- '
nora left that port yesterday after-j
noon for the neighborhood of So ta
la Marina. |
The town is on a river some miles
inland, but. was in the direct oath
the terrible gult stori*
inland almost at this
el··! westward^ rarryin
.destruction in its jsaku
Help Irgently .V
Washington, Sept. 8.—Cfi
titutlon and suffering continuos v. KJ
tho flood victims at Monterey, Mex*
ico, and the adajcent country and
prompt help is greatly needed.
In a telegram to the state depart
ment, dated Sept. 6, from Philip C.
j Hanua, United States consul at
I Monterey, he says that nearly t,«'00
I have been clothed from the supplies
ι which the American consulate furn
jished, but that the demand contin
iues. Several carloads of goods have
reached him from the I'nited States.
'The Wells Cargo express has boon
carrying free nil goods of proper
; si/.·· assigned to the consulate and
! the -Mexican government lias waived
ι duty on such consignments.
At the office of the American Na
tional Red Cross great surprise is
j expressed today at the meager result
I from the society's appeal for funds
The funds so far given aggregates
j less than $360
[arill Will Be Subject of His Dallas
Speech September ΙΊ.
Dallas, Texas, Sept. )>. -Definite
arrangements have been effected t'oi
an address on "Democrafy and thf
Tariff," to be delivered in this clij
Tuesday morning, September 1 1, bj
Hon. \\ in. Jennings Bryan. He 1>
to appear at the stale fair ground!
and it is expected lhat there will bi
a large attendance from this section
' The tariff records of Texas sena
tors and congressmen in the lat<
congressional special session are be
ing much discussed at present, li
this state.
It is expected that Mr. Bryan wll
have something to say that will out
line his view of democratic doctrin
ou the tariff.
All of the state officers, the stat
democratic executive committee an
the congressional delegations hav
been invited to be present. The com
ii\ii of Mr. Bryan is to be the oc
casion for a reception and a rousin
political affair.
Mr. Bryan will speak in F*oi
Worth in the afternoon and will lec
ture at Weatherfoid at night.
kRKK transportation.
Supplies for Mexican Flood Suffel
ers to !$«■ < aM'ied Free.
\V Q. Ellington, agent for Well!
Fargo & Company's express he
been advised by the general manage
that supplies fer the Mexican floo
sufferers at Monterey will be haule
Quality Substantiate* Our Pri ββ
First Showing of
Knox Hats
All the accepted shades
in the shapes to please
either nobby or con
servative dressers. . .
Beacon - - $3.00
Knox - · - $5.00
«tun κ
"Τ ρ 1 ]-t h e-T r u t h" Clothier
free Tin; letter of instructions re
ceded b> Mr. tëllington is as fol
Wo have notified by wire the Hon
rhilip ('. llanua. American consul
Monterey. M'Xico, as fol
iTftlls. Fargo Λ; Co.. will carry
free over ils lilies for the next thlr
ty days all charitable shipments do
nated lor flood sufferers of Monter
Mexico, and consigned to you as
. '''«{■ ieu η consul general, of size
^j^^iveight practicable to bo handled
by'v>xpress immediately."
Agents may be governed accord -
Subway to Coney Island.
New York. Sept. 8.—A public
hearing was held today on ι he Con
ey island subway proposition. The
project involves the extension of the
ι Fourth avenue subway in Brooklyn
I to Coney property owners along the
(line have appealed to the commis
sion to build under the assessment
'plan of the Travle-Koblnson law.
ι ingh
General Manager
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All linen.
Best wear.
Newest styles.
Quarter sizes.
2 for 25c
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