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yol. i WACO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1888. NO. 16. SANGER BROS. ZvOw- pricbs WILL ALWAYS TELL ! OUltGHEAT MARKING! DOWN' FANCY CHINA MATTINGS ! Has given us during the last few weeks an increased sale in this line which we never expected, but as we are still overstocked we will have ANOTHER GREAT SACRIFICE SALE MARK OUR PRICES ! ! Our 17 ct. and 20 ct. quality will be sold for 12 1-2 cts. Our 30 ct. quality will be sold for 20 cts. Our 35 ct. quality will be sold for 25 cts. Our Damask Matting will be sold for 35 cts. LACE CURTAINS CUT RIGHT IN TWO ! ! Our $1.50 Lace Curtains will be sold Our $3.00 " " " " " Our $4.00 " " " " " Our $5.00 ' " " " " Madras Curtains, Tamborn Lace Curtains! Antique Lace Curtains, Irish Point Cur tains Nottingham Lace Curtains. AT SUCH PRICES AS BEEN HEARD OP BEFORE. MOSQUITO - BARS! In tho piece and ready made will be sold for tlio balance of tho season at such prices that it would be folly to allow these little Humming Birds to trouble us. A Large Assortment of Dado Shades on Hartshorn Rollers at GO cts. and Upwards. The Cut Frices In our Carpet Department are Still Going on. Sanger Brothers, J. B. Gilmer A Co' Bargain. No. 1. A new 0 room two-story brick house in St. Louis, Mo. Corner of Utah and Iowa streets, No. 2727. This is in every way a nice place and only 3 blocks from Benton Park. Placo worth $3800 with an incum brance of 2000 which has two yearB to run at 0 per cent interest. Will ex change equity in placo for a house and lot in Waco. Tlio object of exchang ing is to locate in some good sized city inTexas, and go into the manufactur ing business. No. 2.-10,000 acres in Bandera county, all under fence in about 5 pas tures, about 600 acres in cultivation, 58 miles from San Autonio. Ranche well stocked. Will exchange for Waco property. No. 310 acres near Daugherty's to exchange for property in the city, price 2,000. Also 0 acres near Driv ing Park to exebango; price $1.(500. No. 4700 acres of land in Limp stone county, l)miles north of Frosa, one third down,' balanco on as long time as desired, stock, utensils and all go with the place, 100 acres In cultivation. CO acres pasture. 400 acres prairie, 300 in timber, throe sots of cabins. Will sell at a bargain.- No. 5520 aero farm, consists of lots N. 5 and 0 of the Antonio Man chaca survey, Is all under good five wlro fenco. about 75 acres in cultiva tion, balance in pasture, a good frame house 01 li rooms on mo piaco, oarn and other imnrovomonts. Tlio land Unbuilt n miles south of Bolton and 0110 milo from Salado Kivor on which is located a steam flouring mill. Val uo$20 poraore. Will oxchango for lumber, or Waco proporty. No. 0125 acres 1 '. miles northwest of Walnut Springs, all under fenco, nearly all tillable 70 or 80 acres in cultivation, plenty of water. Pr'ce $l,800,ono third cash, balance to suit purohasor. No. 7 Lots 1 and 2 block 17, Cham borlln addition. North 5th and Ky. avenue. PricoSl,700. No. 84 lots block 13, Bell's addi tion on 23d and Cleveland Sts., also lots on 22d and Flint Sts. South west corner block 5 Bell's addition. Will take $1,000 foj-all. J. B. GiijMKH & Co.. Franklin street is showing com .nendable signs of progress, and the Brunswick Hotel is leading the pros sion and will soon be one of the lead ing hotels of the city, as Mrs. Ed White, has taken charge, she being a lady of vast experience in the hotel busines". at ... . $1.00 1.5 2.00 2.50 THEY HAVE NEVER A. Nteamboat Male Running Irem Lyncher. Memphis, Tenn., July 31. While the steamer Coithoma was loading cotton seed at Concordia Landing, 1 Miss., 180 miles below Memphis, early yesterday morning, one of the negro roustabouts, who was not working to suit the mate, Leander Hull, was or dered to move up lively, and for an swer, drew a knife and struck at the mate. The point of tho blado caught Huff's sleeve and ripped it from the cuff to the elbow. Huff instantly drew his pistol, and the rouster turned. Huff pulled the trigger, fir ing three shots in rapid succession. The negro ran a hundred yards and fell dead, with one ball in his neck, one in his shoulder and 0110 in his Bide. About twenty negroes, who lnid been loitering about the lauding, demanded that Huff be given up to them, threatening to burn the boat if ho was not handed over to bo swung up. There was no time to raise the gang-plank and back out, but Hull" 0. 'fioded in getting into a yawl on tho 01 .er side of tho steamer 0110 of the crow rowing him across to an island near tho Aransas shore: The Coahoma ntoamed across after it, intending to take Huff on board, but a sklll'load of excited darkles landed about tlio same time, and Huff seeing them, started off down tlio island. Other skiffs filled with negroes were seen going toward the island as tho steamer moved away. It Is doubt ful If Huff escaped, but he Is a good swimmer, and if he got to tho Aran sas bank of tho island may havo suc ceeded in getting safely into the brush. The country is wild, sparsely settled and without telegrapBIo com munication. Tho steamer returned to Memphis to-night but no additional particulars could be learned. All Illlullt Devil. Paris, France, July 28. A Mrs. Siuasadl, living on the Hue do Brie, In this city, was awukoned at 1111 early hour this morning by lomt screams. Slio hastened to her children's bed room, from whoro theories came, and I found her son Louis, aged six years, RETAIL DEPARTMENT mm. Si Isaac Lewis' HAVING SUCCEEDED TO THE BUSINESS LATELY OWNED BY H. B. OIvIMIIV & Co. CORNER AU8TIN AND FIFTH STREETS, We would Respectfully- Invite Attention to our unusually well assorted stock of Dry Goods, Embroideries, Clothing, Gents' - FuiMiislpg - Goods, m . m PRICES GUARANTEED AGAINST the Aroifc:L,i. Lessing, Solomon & Roseutlial, Corner Stfa ci.xi.cl Austin Sts. with a gash In his stomach, the wound having been inflicted by his brother Alphonse, aged eight years, withajentand tried to persuade James to razor. The mother screamed for at- keep quiet but to no avail. Finally slstance. but before the neighbors ar- rived Alphonse had out his own throat from ear to oar. Ho died soon afterward. Louis is in a precarious condition. Alphonse had always hated his brother, and had tried to kill him twice before, once by driving a nail into his head with a hammer. He stole tho razor from a shop, sharp ened it last evening and had it by his side in bed. A MerlouH Difficulty. Memphis, July 31. A difficulty oc curred this morning on board u pas senger train of the Kansas City, Springfield and Memphis railroad, near Hardy Station, Ark., 127 tnlles west of Memohis, between C. S. Burks, a brakesman, and some unruly passengers who were in the ladies couch. A general fight ensued, and in tho melee one of the meu stabbed Burks with a knifo ner tho heart, causing almost instant death. The murderer, together with two of his comrades, Jumped from tho train and they made their escapo Into tho woods. Burkovas twenty years of ago and lived at Springfield, Mo. Ills remains were sent back there this afternoon for Interment. The Epidemic In Ohio. Cincinnati, July 31. During the last three or four weeks reports come here from dlfforont parts of Southern Ohio of tho prevalence, in a virulent form, of a disease of tho bowels resemb ling bloody llux. It has boon hoard from in Clinton county, in Brown county atid lastly In Adams county. The symptoms are drowsiness, preced ing the fatal attack several dayH. It prevails on farms almost exclusively. Ilane Hull anil Bullet. Denison, July 31. Yesterday even ing the five Choctaw Indians of To boske and Jack Fork counties played a game of Indian ball east of Kiowas, Indian reservation show that tho In-1 cock, another negro, about a wcok several miles. While the game was in dlans havo been stealing cuttle and j ago., Hancock Is btill In a ciillcul con progress a prominent Choctav named ' propurlng a supply of dried meat pre- dition from his wounds and Murphy Jas. Becavolla grew very noisy and parltory, it Is assumed, to an out-1 Is kept in custody awaiting develop- I fired off his Winchester and made in k mm, Old Stand.) threatening demonstrations. The , sheriff of Jack Fork county was pres 1 James got reckless with his gun and rode around the ball grounds shoot- I mg his wincnester ana yelling like a mad man. Tbe sheriff got tired of the racket and let drive at James with a Winchester killing him almost in stantly. This epsode broke the game of ball up and the full bloods were di vided as to the justice of the act. A fight took place between the factions which resulted in fifteen or twenty In dians getting hurt, some suffered broken legs and arms. The scene if described as terrible from the fact that eveiy par ticipant in the battle was crippled more or less Will be Lynched. Longvlow, July 31. Deputy Sheriff W. L. Tyson, who is stationed at Kll gore, this county, received a telegram from J. A.LawreiKO, county attorney of Wood county, to arrest a negro named London and a white girl named Maudy tout, aged 18 years. Tlio ne gro lias boon working tlio farm of Mr. Stout, near Quitman, Wood county, for &01110 time, and was regarded as a good and industrious hand by Stout. No ono even suspected that during the whole tlino tho negro was thero that ho was conspiring to destroy tho happiness of the family. Ho man aged to got Miss Stout from homo and carried her to Kllgore, whoro ho was arrested. The negro and girl were brought In early this morning and placed hi Jail. The girl is suffering and will bo take" to her homo to-morrow. Tlio negro, if signs don't lie, will bo lyuchod before ho is a day older. Tho citizens of Wood county are red-hot, and their threats aro moro numerous Binco tho arrest and whereabouts of tho negro have boon made known. Indian In War Fill lit. Tucson, Ariz., July 31. Further reports of trouble on tlio San Carlos break ot hostilities. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. A riinernl Ktery oilier Itny. Water Valley, Miss., .Inly 31. Thoro feeenis to be an epidemic of casual lies hanging over tills city this month. Since July 4, when (he fall ground disaster occurred, at which so many were hurt, two of whom have died, tho town hut averaged a funeral every other day, nearly all of tho neat'is oemg suuueu. ijast nignt Mr. .Too Bennett, aged about llfty-llvo, n workman in the Illinois Central shops here, left his home in tlio upper poi tlon of town tolling ills family ho would return early. At midnight ills wife beoamo uneasy and a search was instituted ank kept up until 0 o'clock this morning, when ids body was found In a large hole of wator whoro tho railroad crosses Town Creek, and a jury of inquest, eiupannollcd by Re corder Stannous, returned a verdict of accidental drowning. C'lleelliiK With n Shotgun. Paris, Texas, July 30. John Ohio, a saloon keeper at Arthur City, lias adopted a novel method of collecting debts. Several men who had been at work on tho Bed river bridge became indebted to Ohio to tho amount of about$80. On last Friday evening those men boarded tho northbound Frisco train, and to their surprise Hlilo boarded the train too, armed with a shotgun. When the train roached tho tank two miles north of Arthur ii'id ins'.do the Choctaw nation Ohio stf.rt I ed through the tram, gun In hand, to I collect his claims. The first creditor ho met paid what ho owed without a imurmer, but .thereat of tlio gang Hew to tlio woods, the vigilant bill colleo I tor in pursuit. He tired two or throo I shots at his Ueolng debtors, neither of which took ofl'ect. TheIreMint'M Holiday. Wastington, July 31. Tho presi dent, Postmaster General Dickinson and Col. Daniel Lamout. arrived in theJWashlngton this morning. Thero was a small crowd at tho station, but president passed through almost un recognized except byrailtoad ofllcials. He and Col. Lamout were drlvon di rect to the white House. Both are vory much sunburned, the presldon's face, however, showing the most decided coloring. Col. Lamout said to an As sociated Press reporter. "We got in at 7 o'clock, having come from Fjro Island with only otie or two stops. The president weutou board the Stis quehaua Thursday night and did not leave her except to fish up to last night at 11 o'clock. A Brakeninn killed. Memphis, July 31. A difficulty oc curred this morning on board a pas senger train of tho Kansas City, Springfield and Memphis railroad, near Hardy Station, Ark., 120 mllos west of Memphis, between C. S. Burkes, a brakesman, and somo un ruly passengore who wore In tho la dles' coach. A general light eiisued, and in the melee one of the men stabbed Burkes with a knife near tho heart, causing almost instant death. Tho murderer, together with two of ids comrades, jumped from the train and made their escape into the woods. Burkes was twenty years of ago and lived at Springfield, Mo. Ills remains woro sent back their this1 afternoon for Interment. I'rom a Drunk 10 Death. Wyi.ii:, Tex., July 31. Yesterday morning "Smoky" Eastman, a rail road hand, was found dead on tho track near tho Santa Fo dopot. It seems that Saturday was pay day and many of the hands blew in their money at tlio saloons. It Is supposed that "Smoky" Eastman laid on tho track while In a stato ot Intoxication and fell asleep. His head was entire ly severed from his body and lie was otherwise mutilated in a shocking manner. Oho of tho early trains passed over him, und it appears wont on without discovering the tragedy. CaiiKht hi. nun. Tkmi'm:, Tex., July 31 Constablo Chlnn, of tills place returned from Alvarado to-duy with the negio Hose Murphy, who Is charged with making , a murderous assault on John Han- nionta. . nl