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WAQ9 EVENING NEWS.
VOL. 1 SANGER BROS. IvOAr price WILL ALWAYS TELL ! OUR GREAT 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 33 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 the pioco and ready made will be sold prices mat it would be folly to allow these little Humming Birds to trouble us. A Large Assortment of Dado Shades on Hartshorn Rollers at (JO cts. and Upwards. Tiro Cut Prices lit our Carpet Department arc Still (Join? 011. Sanger Brothers. J. It. Ollmcr A o" Iliirsalii. No. 1. A now G room two-story brick houso In St. Louts, Mo. Corner of Utah and Iowu streots, No. 127-7. This is m ovory way a nieo place mid only 3 blooks from Benton Park. Place worth $3600 with an incum brance of $2000 which has two years to run at 0 per cent intorosl. "Will ex change equity In placo for a houso and lot in Waco. Tho object of oxehang lng is to locate in some good sized city In Texas, and go Into tho manufactur ing business. No. 2.-10,000 acres in Bandora county, all under fencoin abouto pas tures, about 500 acres In cultivation, 08 miles from San Antonio, llancho woll stocked. Will exchange for Waco proporty. No. 3 10 acres near Daughorty's to exoliango for proporty In tho city, price $2,000. Also 0 acres near Driv ing Park to exoliango; price SI. GOO. Xo. A 700 acres of land in Limo utn enmity, 1 '.miles north of Frosa, 0110 third down," balance on as long timo at-, desired, stock, utensils and all go lth tho placo, 100 acres In cultivation, 50 acres pasture, 400 acres pratrlo, 300 in timber, three sots of cablus. Will soil at a bargain. No. 5520 aero farm, consists of lots N. 5 and Oof tho Antonio Man chaca survey, Is all under good live wire fence, about 75 acres In cultiva tion, balance in pasture, a good frame houso of 0 rooms on tho place, barn and other Improvements. Tho land is about 0 miles south of Bolton and ono mile from Salado Itiver on which is located u steam flouring mill. Val ue $20 poracre. AVill exchange for lumber, or Waco property. No. 0125 acres 1)j miles northwest of Walnut Springs, all under fence, nearly all tillable 70 or 80 acres in cultivation, plenty of water. Price $1,800,0110 third cash, balance to suit purchaser. No. 7 Lots 1 and 2 block 17, Cham borlin addition. North 5th and Ky. avoniiex PrioeSl,700. No. 84 lots block' 13, Bell's addi tion on 23d and Clevolaud Sts., also lots on 22d aud Flint Sts. South west corner blook 5 Bell's addition. Will take SI ,000 for all. J. B. G11.MKB & Co.. Franklin street is showing .com mendable signs of progress, and the Brunswick Hotel is leading the pros ston and will soon be one of the lead ing hotels of the city, as Mrs. Ed Ayhrte has taken charge, she being a lady of vast experience in the hotel business.. WACO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 188S. at .... $1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 THEY HAVE NEVER for tho balance of tho season at such Setting Fven with a Female "Spotter." F10111 tin- New York Telegram. Femalo "spotter" are now employed on ono of tho Brooklyn surfaco street car lines, and sono of tho detectives aro cleaver enough to escapo dotectinn. Thoy havo various methods of keep ing track of tho fares collected with out oxcillng tho suspicion of tho con ductor, but recently one of thorn was observed in her sly work, and tho knight of tho boll punch decided to got oven. His system was to stick a pin in her dreis for every pasongor that canio aboard tho car. Tho con ductor, to get oven with her, turned in 15o moro than ho collected. The Tho cute lltllo spotter turned hor pins. Said tho cashier: "You aro throo pins short." Her survices were dispoused with, and sho will probably novor know how tho mistake occurdo unless sho reads this item. The persistent novel reader is some timos a ''spotter," and when sho turns a loaf it does not mean that she has dovoured its contents. It is just possiblo that this is a little system o keoplng "tab," and that tfio number of pages turned on a trip means so many nlckles collected. Where House Flies Winter. From tlio Wilmington, N. C, jrcssengur. Some ono has asked, whoro do Hies go in wintei? This Is a question of some interest, for a house tly is born fully grown and of mature size, and there aro no Iittlo Hies of the saino spooles, the small ones occasionally observed being difFerent In kind from the large ones. Tho houso ily does not bite or pierce the skin, but gathers its food by a comb or rake or brush-llko tongue, with which it is able tosorape the varnish from covers or books, and it thus tloklos the skin of persons upon whom it alights to feed upon the perspiration. A tly is a scavenger and Is a vohiole by which contagious diseases are spread. It poisons wounds and may carry deadly virus from de caying organic matter into food. It retires from the sight at the begin ning of winter, but whore it goes few persous know. If a search of the houso beniado they will be' found in great numbers secreted in warm places in the roof or between the partitions or RETAIL- DEPARTMENT- Les;i 1, SOll & Isaac Lewis' HAVING SUCCEEDED TO THE BUSINESS LATELY OWNED BY H. B. CXviVIMvIV & Co. CORNER AU3TIN AND FIFTH STREETS, We would Respectfully Invite Attention to our unusually well assorted stock of Dry Goods, Embroideries, Clothing, Gents' - Furnishing - Goods, Carpets :. and :. Mattings. iXti -tti At, &ti Ati ?p w p w s PRICES GUARANTEED AGAINST Lessing, Solomon & Eosentbal, eorner ttlx tixxct -iVus-tiia Sts. floors. Last winter wo had occasion to oxamino a roof aud found arounp tho chimnoy myriads of Hies hibernat ing comfortably and sufficiently llvoly tolly when disturbed "in ovorpowor ing clouds." No doubt this is a favor ito winter resort for these creatures. A Few Humble lives. Ilillsboro, Tex., July 31. Mr. Woody Bradley, while ongaged tlds morning in cutting hay, unfortunatoly drovo his team into a bumblo bees nest, which caused them to tako fright and run away, throwing Air. Bradley to tho ground and dislocating his right shoulder. Two surgeons Woro called who reduced tho disloca tion, and ho Is now doing woll. A Wrecked IZniriiic. ltiiomo, Tex., July 31. Littlo Ella Bhome, daughter of Colonel B. O. IUionie, was badly scalded about tho faco, arms and breast yesterday morn ing while watching tho workings of an englno, contrived by her littlo brother out of an etnuty llvo gallon coal-oil can. Tho safoty valves ho had fixed refused to work and it ex ploded with the above result. Ioe mill Murder llarily Mixed. Corpus Christi. Aug. 1. At 4:30 this afternoon a man staggered up the steps of the courthouse and called for a physician. On investigation he proved to be George M. Siglor, of Galveston. He had been stabbed with a pocket knife by Sam Tinney of this city. The reason of the stabbing was given as follows by Tinney, who is now in custody: It appears Jthat young Siglor had been paying atten tions to the daughter of Tinney. A marriage license had been secured and all parties repaired to the residence of Tinney, accompanied by the justice of the peace. At first the gill refused to marry Siglor, but finally consented. Siglor also at first refused, but finally said that he would do whatever the girl said. She consented; he then le fused, and as he said "no" Tinney sprang toward him and stabbed him once with a pocket knile. It is not yet known whether the wound will prove fatal, but it is feared that he is bleeding inwardly. An examining trial is now being conducted and Siglor's declaration taken. His hiends in Galveston have been wired. 1, Old Stand.) A I'm ill nl I lie ret or. Fort Worth, Aug. 1. Tho settlors of Hemphill and Lipscomb counties, in tho Panhandlo, aro stirred up over tho fact that some herds ofsouthorn 1 Texas cattle aro about to pass through tlioir country, and they aro talking of taking steps to havo thorn turned bnck, fearing that tho germs of tho Texas fever will bo deposited along the rou to they travel. lll'lltlll AtNlllllf. Cavo Springs, Aug. 1 .Tamos Lake, Jas. Baker, James Palmer and Will McDaniol, lour young negroes, wero bound over to tho Supremo Court by Judgo Burnos, upon tho ohargo of criminal assault upon a 'young girl named Sarah Brlttau. Tho evldonco siowed that tho girl loughtand strug gled witli tho fionds. As it is not a bailablo case tho rscals wero put In jail until tho noxt meeting of court. A Texan Veteran Henri. Abilene, Tex., Julv'31. There is to chronicle to-day the death of Mr Rob. ert Wyrcs, one of the old soldiers whose deeds helped to win the Inde pendence of Texas. He was eighty seven years of age, and came to Texas in the early days when the country was new and unsettled. When the war for Texas Independence commenced he was an active participant, and was with Sam Houston at the battle of San Jacinto. Later on, when the United States declared war against Mexico, he took up arms to serve his country. El Paso, Tex., Aug, 1. The larger towns in the Northern Mexican bor der states are in a deplorable sanitary condition and the death rate, in com parison with the population is some thing frightful. In Paso Del Norte a town of 8000 inhabitants just opposite El Paso, an the southern side of the Rio Grande, the annual death rate is 37 per 1000, while in El Paso with over 12,000 in habitants it is only 7 per 1000. In the City of Chihuahua, which has perhaps 15,000 inhabitants the official statistics of June give 89 deaths, 9 births and 11 marriages. filial!; NO. 17. TELEGKAPH1C NEWS. I'ruvltetl In 11 luli. Selma Ala, Aug, 1 A terrific wind and rain storm passed over the city this evening doing much damage. Treceeding the storm, lohn Coats, colored was struck by lightning while walking on the lailroad track. His body was a perfect mass of mutilation, every bone having been broken into atoms by the electricity. Itiilrk Uemli. Calumet, Mich., Aug. 1. Tho bodv of Michael Weiss, a singlo man, 40 years old, was found near tho Bed Jacket depot to-day, with his head blown completely oil. It Is supposed ha committed suicide by placing a stick of hercules powder In his mouth and touching it oil". Tho hralus and skull wero scattered for 100 feet around. PoUmieil Kneel. Bowling Green, Mo., Aug. 1. Yes terday the family of James Johnson made somo icecream, aud In com pounding tho nilxturo flavored it too highly with vanilla. Tho result was that in less than half an hour's time sovon of the family .wore in convul sions. A physician was Immediately called iu, and, by very hard work, succeeded iu bringing six of them around, 'but the seventh, a young child about 0 years old, is still In a very precarious condition. A Woman Criminally ANtaiilteri Chattanooga, Tenn., Aug. 1. Mrs. Sarah Coif, an aged woman who Uvea with her invalid daughter just out of the city limits, was to-day outraged In a most horrible manner by a negro. She was picking berries iu an isolated placo when the negro attacked her. Mrs. Coif was beaten and choked un til sho was almost dead. Tho brute has not been captured. llolli Ueuil. Sherman Aug, 1 Rev. G. Hat rison an aged Methodist preacher who resides at Carson iS miles from here who was in business there for some time with his son-in-law sold out 1 to the latter and was to receive a part 01 tne uusine&s proceeas, yesieraay he was here, went home, shot his son-in-law and then shot himself and after wards, took morphine. Both arc dead. Iliillronil t'oiiHli'iielioii in Tcxm. Austin Aug 1. According to statis tics furnished to the State comptroller the total railroad construction in Texas during the year just ended amounts to 916 miles as follows: Aiansas Pass, 238: St. Louis Arkansas and Texas, 317: Fort Worth and Denver. 114: Missouri Kansas and Texas 142: Gulf Colorado and Santa Fe. 65, and Fort Worth and Rio Grande. 40. There are 7600 miles of railroad operated in Texas. Artesian Well nl lialietton. Galveston, Aug. 1. Mr. Slegle, who has tho contract for boring a soriesot artesian wells to supply I ho new oily water works under construction, tho united capacity of which shail bo 2,000,000 gallons dally, for which ho la to receive SSO.000 if successful, Iiiih struck with his first well, at a deptli of 717 feet, tho deepest water boring strata of sand yet penetrated. Tho dopth of tho strata is fifty-five foot, and tho flow of water is fully as stiong as that socured at any of tho wolls sunk In this city before development. Fe er Epidemic. San Antonio, Aug, 1 Mr. Charles A, Dubois is in San Antonio to-dav from the settlement of Big Sandy ,sixty miles east of here. He is endeavor ing to engage physicians to visit that place and attend the inhabitants, nearly every one of whom arc stricken with a malignant type of fever that has recently made its appearance there. The doctors of the neighbor hood have given out from sheer ex haustion, some of them having Deen called twelve times in a single night. Uolngr nark. Now York, Aug. L Over 300 Ital ians, disgusted at not bolng able to obtain employment, sailed for home to-day on tho steamer Alosla, on the Fabre. line. On tho same vessel, by order of Collector Mugano, wero Santo Carmerezo and Calmlne MaugulIo,two desperate Italian brigands who ar rived hero on a Fabre lino steamer about two mouths ago. Tho men wero Ironed and, until tho vessel sailed, guarded by custom houso ollleers.