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THE NEWS COlunE'-A.lSrY. J. II. IIUHWOOD. lluolurM Manas it. SUnSUKIl'TION FIFTV CKNTS A MONTH. Waco, Texas, - - August 0, 1888. Gen. Sheridan, as will be seen in our telegraphic column, is dead. Thiuy-five sunstrokes in St. Louis on Friday last, and scores of horses and cattle died from the heat. The Southern people have not al ways enjoyed that reputation for thrift that obtain with dwellers in more Northern latitudes, but we read of the parish of Sabine, in Louisiana, with a population of 15,000 persons, for the most part engaged in agricultural pursuits, and not a single entire farm is mortgaged or otherwise incumber ed with debt. Can any town of equal size in the North match that. The Indians seem to be breaking out with hostile intent in Arizona, and probably will make their annual hunt ing excuision for scalps. The only way to prevent these outbreaks is to place those engaged in them, when captured, beyond the reached of furth er hunts in this world. The sickly sentimentality which causes the gov ernment to expend millions of dollars every year in an attempt to Christian lie a lot of worthless, drunken savage vagabonds is the heaviest handicap on a settlement of the Indian question Mr. Tilden's splendid residence on the Hudson river has been two years for sale without finding a purchaser. Greystone cost Mr. Tilden $25,000 a year to keep up, and the estate, for which he paid about $300,000, could now be bought for half that amount. The estate of Henry Ward Beecher at Peekskill is in the same fix; the family want to sell it, but no buyer appears. When the great Jay Gould shuffles off the mortal coil, it will be no easy matter to find a purchaser lor his place on the Hudson, which costs $1000 a week to maintain.. Herman Qelrichs. the secretary of the Democratic National committee, is one of the finest swimmers in the country. It has been his daily habit during the summer to swim from Sea bright to Elberon, a distance of over ten miles. On Saturday last he went down to the Wawayanda Club House and attempted to swim to Sammis 'Island. The tide, however was too strong, and it carried him some three miles out to sea. Just how long he might have been in the water is uncertain, but fortunately Judge Clancy's yacht picked him up in passing. Mr. Oelrichs says that he often has been in the water ten hours at a stretch. One of the Pinkerton men has been sentenced to the penitentiary in Mex ico for 13 years. The tricker was tricked. He was in the employ of a railroad company, the Mexican Cen tral. He spotted a suspicious conduc tor and brakesman and put up a Job on them. They suspected him and put up a job on him. He arranged with them to burglarize some freight. They notified the authorities, who di rected them to go on with the play. At night the Pinkerton man, the con ductor and brakeman were caught in the act, the two first turned states evidence and the Pinkerton man was convicted and sent to the pen. Asteady but very quiet influx of Mormons is taking place into Northern Chihuahua to the lands recently pur chased by leading Mormons at Salt Lake City from hacienda owners. These new acquisitions to the popu lation of Chihuahua usually come in small squads of ten to twelve families in charge of an. Elder, and sometimes a Bishop. The latest squad seven families with a large number of children came in charge of Bishop McFarland. They crossed the international boun dary line a few days ago south of Deining and went into camp at the Jiew City Pologas. AUGUST ASTROLOGY. Zadklol's Dally Warnings for tho Eighth Month. Tho astrological Indications for August nro given as follows. According to ltaphaol, transits nro Uranus In Libra, which will upset tho monotary markets of Now York producing lluotuallons bordering on panic. Saturn In Leo, and allllctiug Mars,' Is particularly unfavorable for the French and Italians. Mars and Jupiter In Scorpio will produce shocks of oarthquako In tho countries bor dering on tho Mediterranean, moro ospoelnlly about tho 12th, Saturn forms a squuro a&peot to Mars, and again about tho ii2d, whon heavy storms will occur in England and Scotland. 1. Boll before 10 0. in., after which doubtful. 2. Ask fuvor3, buy, hlro sorvnnts and push thy nll'alrs. ;t. Doubtful: bo careful. t. Travel, deal with others and push thy business. 5. Sunday Rather favorable in p. 111. 0. Uucortalu day; bo careful. 7. Tra vol, and deal with womon from noon to 0 p. 111. 8. Soil, court atul marry. 1). Travel, deal and push thy affairs up to 1 :'M p. 111. 10. Ask favors, buy, court and push thy all'ttlrs up to 8 p. in. 11. Travol and sign writings boforo 1 a. in. jask favors in evening. 12. Sunday Ask favors and visit thy friends. 13. Boll in tho p. in. and evening. 14. Ask no favors; be careful. 10. Avoid women, and speculate not 10. Buy, ask favors, hire sorvnnts travol and push tho affairs. 17. Court and ask favors In p. in. and evening. 18. Doubtful; bo careful. Sunday Visit thy friends. 20. Travol about 2 p. in. after which unfortunate. 21. Soil; a most unlucky day: bo careful. 22. Avoid females in p. in. and ovon ing. 2U. Hire servants, travel, buy, spec tato and push thy affairs. 24. Very doubtful all day. 23. Still doubtful: postpone impor tant matters. 20. Sunday Ask favors in p.m. and evening. 27. Sell before 4 p. in., after which court. 28. Soli; for all else the day is evil. 29. An unfortunate day; be careful. 30. Avoid females and marry not. 31. Doubtful; be careiul. Slavery in Chicago. From the Chicago Mall. Enough has been printed in the Times already to convince the most skeptical that slavery does actually exist in Chicago and in a form too as uegraaing anu aisgusting as it very well could be in the midst of civilized society. The slaves in every instance are young girls, young women and old women females who through sheer warn 01 any oiner means 01 procuring food and lodging are compelled to seek work in those hell-holes called factories. They are taken advantage of by as cowardly a lot of taskmasters as ever disgraced a manufacturing city Ihey are driven, bullied, insulted and. swindlpf?. Thpv nro nmnllH tr take in wages anything their "bosses" may see fit to offer tbem They appear to have no recourse no remedy wuuicvci. aucy nave no unions to regulate prices and if they had they are women and would have no power to enforce them. This species of slavery is doing more harm to honest workers than convicts or contract labor ever could. It is degrading and demoralizing in its effects upon every line of business. It is working injury 'to the manly and honest manufacturer, who is not a ty rant a swindler or a coward and it is injuring the jobber and retailer. Honest labor can not compete with slavery. Honest merchants can not compete with those who starve their employes. The entire system is a curse to this community. It should be wiped out. It must be wiped out. To CoiiNOIMntr Denison, Tex., Aug. 5. A big scheme, encineered bv leading hnsi. ness men of Denison and Sherman, and kept very close, has come to light. The idea is to build a drive 100 feet wide, ' macadamized for the width of forty feet down the center the whole way between Denison and Sherman. A tramway along the proposed route is also in view. Race tracks will be established at Cooper's Wells, about half way, and the two towns be practi cally one. ART OF MAKING QUILL PENS, Out of Style, but Milt INcfiit What Thi-y Ami Clili'fljr lloilgned for. "Quill pons! Yes. largo quantities of tliem nro mnilo in this city," said n William street maker to a reporter. "Tbo quills for theso pens uro chiefly from tho gooso andthoswnn, but tho ostrich, crow and other birds occa sionally contributq tholr quota. Tho general uso of steel jieus has greatly lessened tho de mand for quills. Most of tho gooso quills aro from tho Netherlands and Uermany, whllo a small amount comes from tho west ern EtnUx and Canada. Some idea of the number of gecso required to kocp up the sup ply may be Judged from tho fact that each wing produces about flvo good quills, and that by proper management a goose may afford twenty quills during tho year. "Quills aro classified according to tho ordei In which they aro fixed In tho wings, tho sec ond and third quills being tho best. Tho quality of quills is estimated partly by tho size of tho Iwrrcl, but moro by tho weight Tho quills as they come from tho bird aro covered with a meinbrnue, and nro tough and soft, so that thoy will not mako a clean slit Tueo defects nro got rid of and tho quills prepared for tho ienninker by an operation called quill dressing. A uniform yellow color is produced by dipping the barrels in diluted nitric acid This proceM hardens them. "Tho quills having been dressed niul fin ished, a Krtion of tho bnrk is stripped off so as to occupy less room in packing, and the quills aro tied up in bundles of twenty-five and fifty each for tho market. Tho quills, having lon prepared, nro cut Into pens by tho pen cutter's knife, and nro also trimmed. A pen cutler will cut in n day 000 ions. Crowqulll pens am usually employed in lino drawing, on account of tho fino point to which thoy can bo brought. They nro also useful in that laborious kind of etching in tended to Imitate prints. Quill pens nru sold from S3 to $5 per 100, but tho trado is limited." Now York Hail and Express. Story or the Chicago Fire. Georgo O. Williams, a well known jowclrj merchant of Chicago, was at tho Ltndell the other day. Ho was relating to a number of friends several incidents which ho remem bered cf tho Chicago fire, and ouo of tho many unpublished storifa of that terriblo calamity, told by Mr. Williams, 13 worthy of print oven nt this lato day. Mr. Williams and his family were fleeing for their lives to ward tho lako. and as thoy reached tho cor ner of Ontario and Sti'to streets, on the north Bide, thoy met a poor, louo woman struggling in tho maddening crowd anc' seeking to gain tho street, whero. sho was in danger of being run over by tho hundreds ot vehicles which were driven by frantic drivers at break nock speed toward tho lake. Mr. Williams took charge of her and kept her by his side, Tho woman was carrying a closely wrapped object in her arms, and avery now and then would murmur soothing words of comfort to it. Tho lako was reached at last Tho woman laid tho object on tho sands. It was n largo rater pitcher, filled with papers. Tho woman Jvo vent to an ear piercing scream and swooned away on tho beach. Sho became hopelessly insane, and was subsequently re moved to an asylum, whero sho is now con fined. Through her insano ravings the true story of tho horriblo mistake of tho poor woman was learned. It seems that when tho fire first broko out sho began pack- ing up her houseliold efiocts, her husband being nway from homo, Boforo sho had timo to completo tho packing tho devouring Haines wero close at hand, and realizing her Imminent peril sho snatched her infant to her breast with ono arm, and with the other hand secured a pitcher, which was filled with securities and money. Running to tho yard In tho rear of tho houso sho threw, as sho thought, tho pitcher of securities into an old, dried up cistern, and fled with tho supposed abo to tho lake. When sho reached that Javen of safety she discovered that, instead of tho pitcher, she had thrown the child into tho cistern. Globo-Domocrat A Ilroailwny Flowor Olrt. Whenever 1 go down Droadwny past Trjnity church of n pleasant afternoon, nt tho timo when tho Wall street brokers nro thronging out of their busy thoroughfaro, dispersing for their homes, I soo n young voman who is bewitching them with her ilrtistio dress. Thoy don't know it, mid could hardly bo made to comprehend it, any how, but it is as clear as A B C to a woman. Tho girl is a flower vendor, and for two or three hours toward night, sho stands with her back against tho railing of the church yard and a basketful of flowers nt her feet. She is decidedly pretty, to begin with. She rears no covering on her head, and her mplc.tiou is naturally fino enough to stand tanning without deterioration, Sho arranges her auburn hair deftly enough, and yet in a stylo that does not suggest carefulness to n clumsy male observer. Her dress is cheap calico, but it fits her as nicely as nuy silken gown on an heiress' figure. Her sleeves are rolled up nearly to her elbows to show her shapely forearms, and a shawl folded and crossed over her bosom reveals a segment of tho samo comploxion. Thus sho makes the neatest sort of a figure, tidy and feminine, without any grotesque ness or extravagance, tiho commands ad miration, and tho practical valuo of this success lira In tho fact that sho can soil ten cent flowers for a quarter. She has to en dure a good deal of ogling and occasionally an impertinent remark, but sho is adroit and Belf possessed, and knows how to repel any insulting advances. I fancy that sho does a thriving business, because I mot her up town tho other day, und then her ingenious flower girl's cohtumo was replaced by n handsome and rather expensive promenade toilet Xcw York Bui.. RUSSIAN PROVERBS. A Lad peace is letter than a good quarrel. An untimely guest Is worso than a Turin,- Tho hcurt tuu cui. lu a still pool .warm devils. Calumny Is like a coal; If It does not burn it will koIL Honor is better than wealth. God waits long, but bits hard. Pray to Uod, but row to shnro. Modesty is a maiden's necklace. An old crow croaks not for nothin Poverty is not a sin but twice as bad. It is not so much the dew of heaven as the weat of man's brow which render the soil fruitful Eo W. MITCHELL WILL REMOVJB from RAGLAND'S .-. OLD .-. STAND TO THE STORE BQH6 REMODELED At 402 Austin Avenue. WHERE HE WILL CUT THE FIHEST LIKE OF AND DIAMONDS, CHEAP COLUMN. rpo 1IENT--A nice three room cottage on Ilia A corner of Tenth anil Webster, good well or water. Apply to J A. Janes. tf 17U)n SALE Ono book case. 1 step ladder, 4 tables, 1 four horse engine, four heating stoves niul pipe. :i desks, bowl and pitcher, wash stands, half dozen chairs, Cellgraph type writer, ollleo railing and counter, patent letter Hies. 1 Hull sare, 1 storo counter, '."0,000 old papers ami a largo amount of other second hand furniture. Jxo. K. Eunx. rpo ltKXT The entire upper-story or my L now building 40.' Austin Avenue. K. W. Alltclioll, Jeweler. J" OsT A postofflce key. Under will plea J return to the News ollleo. COWS FOU KKXT-I have good milch cows I will rent to parties who will take good care of them at the low price of ono dollar per month. Geo. Lambdln. tf 2710U KENT House of seven room on Frank J lin and Ninth streets. Apply to C. , WAMtO A fewltcgulnr Hoarders at 927 Austin street. Cool, pleasant mid con venient location. Mm. O. L. Wilet. Ql Ci S'"'1 $--fl0 ln GoUl f0'r tho greatest ;IXV. mimberof words madefromv'Tlmos Democrat." Send address on stamped envel ope. ,. St. Anderson, Lock Jlox, Now Or leans, I.a. "TXTANTKD Three room house, convenient VV to business. Apply at News office. E VEXING NEWS Office ft 0; Austin Ave., ..u.i.i-i ui o.ii-i-., u.ur uuiusicin .uigci'S ITIOUND-TWO Patent Lock Kevs, on 5th st. between Austin and Franklin". Owner csn j,. buuiu u uuiuug ni iius oinco, describe property, and pay for this notion. Nicely fnrnished and well ventilated rooms at the Brunswik Hotel, on Franklin street. PAINTING. Mayfield&Diehl, .HOUSE, SIGN AND ORNAMEMTL Painters :. and .'. Paper ,', Hangers, Prices Heasonablo and work Guaranteed, Office Corner 8th and Franklin. R. H. Gray, DEALER IN STAPLE AND FANCY Groceries, Hay, Corn, Oats, Bran, Etc. Country Proiace Bonclit and Sold: IN THE CITY. St. Louis, Arkansas & Texas Railway. "Cotton Belt Route." Tho New Standard Gauge Through .-. Line ! Arkansas and Texas, Via CAIRO to St. Louis aurt Chicago Connecting ln Union Depots with Vl.' through trains for all points in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohior and all Points North and Bast. Don't buy a ticket for any point until you have consult ed the Agent of the St. Louis, Arkansas and Texas Hallway. D. MILLER, General Passenger Agent, St. Loultj" E. W. LeBAUME, Ass't Gen'l Pass. Agent, St. LouIb. D. E. HIRSHFIELD, Local Ticket Agent, Waco, Texa