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yol. 1 WACO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1888." NO. 23. MID XJ M T E r CLEARANCE SALE ! WE CALL ATTENTION TO OUR GENTLEMEN'S SHOE DEPARTMENT And . the . Extraordinary . Inducements . Therein. GENTS LOW SHOES AT A VERY LOW PRICE. Wo havo a largo lot of thoso goods in broken sizes and nico styles which wo will close out at a sacrifice. TAKE IVO0TE, TAKEJ :XXOM ! A Lnrjre Assortment of Gent Strap Ties, lriucc Alberts, Oxford nnd Low Button Shoes will be Closed out at $1.50 A PAIR A lino of tho b:nio style reduced from $3 to $2 a pair, and n lot of the saino stylo In still bettor grado reduced from $4 to S3. Men's Dongola Pedestrian Oxfords, plain toe, reduced from $4.50 to $3.50. Gouts' Hand 'Sowed French Calf, plain loe, Oxfords, Reduced From $6.00 To $4.00 a Pair. Gents' fine French calf, opera and plain toe, button and oxfords reduced from $0to$4. Also a nice assortment of Southern ties, Oxfords, Prince Alberts, and strap ties, in the latest styles and lightest leather, will be closed out regardless of value. Sanger Brothers. J. D. Oilmcr A 1'o'n llnrirnliiN. No. 1. A now G room two-story brlok house In St. Louis, Mo. Comer of Utah and Iowa streets, No. 2727. This is in overy way a nice placo and only 3 blocks from Benton Park. Plaqo worth $3800 with an Incum brance of $000 which has two years to run at 0 per cent interest. Will ex change equity in place for a house and lot in Waco. Tho object of exchang ing is to locate in some good sized city In Texas, and go Into tho manufactur ing business. No. 2.-10,000 acres in Bandera county, all under fence in about 5 pas tures, about 500 acres in cultivation, 58 miles from San Antonio, Baneho well stocked . Will exchange for Waco property. No. 310 acres near Daughorty's to exchange for property in the city, price $2,000. Also 0 acres near Driv ing Park to exchange; price $1.G00. No. 4700 acres of land In Lime stone county, l'miles north of Frosa, 0110 third down, balance on as long H'ne as desired, stock, utensils and all go with tho placo, 100 acres in cultivation, 50 acros pasture, -100 acres prairie, 300 in timber, three sots of cabins. Will sell at a bargain. No. 5 520 aero farm, consists of lotsN. 5 and Oof the Antonio Man chaoa survey, is all under good live wlro feiico. about 75 acres in cultiva tion, balance in pasture, a good frame house of 11 rooms on the placo, barn and other Improvements. Tho land is about 1) miles south of Bolton nnd. one milo from Salado Kivor on which is located a steam llourlng mill. Val ue S20 per acre. Will exchange for lumber, or NVaco property. No. 0 125 acres nitlus northwest of Walnut Springs all under fence, Uoarly all tillable 70 or 80 acres In cultivation, plenty of water. Price SI ,800,ono third cash, balance to suit purohaser. No. 7 Lots 1 and 2 blook 17, Cham berlln addition, North 5th and Ky. avenue. PrleoM.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 blook 5 Bell's addition Will take Sl.OOQ for all. J. B. Gixmkh & Co., H. JacoDs tno Austin avenue tailor huu lilitt: niKnlvnil ll mjlflllflfiellt lillO of new goods lor the full trade, of latest styles and all tne noveiues. If you vant a nobby suit of latest and best lit call at 01100. Fancy groceries, flno wlno and liquors at Early & Finks. A- J- -A-. i. xx CauKht After Many Venn, Helton, Tex.Aug.8. Sheriff Sparks arrested Sam Combs yesterday ovning on a requisition from tho governer of Kentucky. Combs is charged with killing Jim Mound in Lincoln county Ky,, about six years ago.Ho admits tho Idling and says that ho is tho man wanted; that whiskoy was tho causo and that ho had a good dofense. Ho has resided in this county near the town of Moffat about throo years and has borne a good reputation as a law abiding mid peaceful citizen. Heis now in jail awaiting for tho shorilf of Lincoln eouty. Ky., who telegraphed Mr. Sparks ho would start at onco. A lottor written by Comb's brother while in jail to his mothor, was tho clue which led Sherlil Sparks to the detection of tho criino. A lllt'llino. Dallas Aug 8. Tho Dallas democo rato club yesterday extended an Invi tation to all tho democratic clubs in the state to join them In tho grand procession to bo held In tho city on the night of tho 14th Instant In honor of tho stato convention. Every dem ocratic club 111 Dallas county has sig nified its Intention to bo presont and 0110 of tho largest processions ever seen in Texas may be looked for. NmnllpoxliiFt. Worth. Dallas, Aug.8. Mayor Connor was yesterday ofllcially Inlonned by Mayor Brolles of Fort- Worth of tho existence In that city of six cases of smallpox, all of which Mr. Brolles roported to bo safely Isolated and properly guarded. With such pre cautions Mayor Cornier believes that thore Is no causo for Dallas people to feel alarmed. . Why He Ioh Wim't It. "Darringer. have you a half dollar that you don't want?" "Why, certainly. Here it is." The next day: "Say, Darringer. that half dollar you gave me was a counterfeit." "Ye3, Bromlev. You asked me if I had a half dollar that I didn't want." RETAIL- DEPARTMENT Lni, Solon & Rosenthal, Isaac Lewis' Old Stand.) HAVING SUCCEEDED TO THE BUSINESS LATELY OWNED BY H. E. ClAJfrJL,U& & Co. CORNER AU8TIN AND FIFTH STREETS, We would Respectfully Invite Attention to our unusually well assorted stock of Dry Goods, Embroideries, Clothing', Gents' - FiiNiisiing - Goods, :. and rffc i$b su to .tti W w W -ip rs PRICES GUARANTEED AGAINST THEWORIvD. Lessing, Solomon & HosentbaL Ooraiex tlx aixcl iVtis-tiix Sts. Not Captured. Temple, Tex., Aug. 7. Quince Wilkerson, the supposed slayer of Will Blake, has not been captured yet, but the officers are still searching for him. He has numerous relatives in the county and will find little difficulty in eluding the officers. Nhot IK'IMl. El Paso, August 8. John Sherman shot aud latally wounded F. N. Man, known as "Dutoliy Man." a switch man in tho Southern Pacific yards, to-night at 0 o'clock. Tho ball passed through Man's stomach and liver, going clear Jhrough his body, nnd ho will dfc. m Cot Hull. Bolton, Aug. 8. Justice Estill has been engaged since Monday last in the preliminary examination of two cases against Monroe Crow, charged with the murder of J. H. Lommous and Ham Sninions on the sumo day, near Bogors. Justico Estill allowed accused bail in tho sum of $5,000 In ' each caso. j GeorKiNiu ! HnlliiN Dallas, Aug. 7. Mr. John C. Burgo, chairman of the tax reform association of tho sixth congressional dlstriot, l.nn tjtfifl o nnll fti ti tvinciu viutnHlifr at Shady View park next Sunday at 0 a.m., for the purpose of perfecting county organization with a view to the formation of tax reform clubs in all tho precincts and wards In tho county and tp bringing tho Henry ueorge siigie iu ujr uUJUlu the people for discussion. The Dcndly IMntol. Now Boston, Tex., Aug. 7. A pro bably fatal shooting affray took placo hero this evening, about 7:30 o'clock, In front of Leonard's saloon, botwoon F. M. Brooks, 11 young attorney of tills place, and Jim McCrlte, a young farmer living near hero. Several shots wore tired by Brooks, three of wliloh took effect in McCrite's shoulder and lungs. It Is not known whether Brooks wus lilt or not, as ho ran out tho back way, through the saloon, and has not been seen since. Tho causo of the shooting Is unknown. Up to 10 o'clock to-night McCrlte was still living, but the doctors entertain llttlo hopes of Ills recovery. :. Mattings. A Illir Wolf Hunt. Gibson, I. T., Aug., 8. A party is being organized here for a big wolf drive, to take place some time in September. The purpose of the hunt will be to kill and drive out the young wolves, which if left alone will commit great havoc among calves next season. Mr. Walter Jones will be captain of the party, and Mr. Eb. Weklon master of the hounds, while Mr. Dick Rich ards will superintend the ramping outfit. A great time is looked for, and the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad is expected to sell round trip tickets within the limits of the Terri tory for one fare. Nnlrt For Him. Galveston, Tex., Aug., 7. Alder man Robert W. Shaw, suspecting that an attempt would be made last night to burglarize his residence, coiner Church and Tremont streets, foaded up his shotgun with No. 1 2 shot and laid in wait for the intruder. His watch was finally rewarded, and be fore waiting long he discovered a young colored boy named Milton Bryant, occasionally employed on the place, in the act of getting through one of the windows of the Mouse. ' He peppered his legs with bird hot, ! caus,nB precipitous retreat. Bryant was arrested to-day and locked up oh the charge of burglary. . A j.cttcr From uindntone. . . , . ,The folow. , -. o- ,- ing letter has "been received by Dr. Stcrrett of the university in acknow ledgment of the receipt of a copy of his epigraphical journey in Asia Minor: "To J. R. Sterret, Esq. I'h. D University, Austin, Tex., U. S. A. Dear Sir I thank you very much for tne work you nave so cou.teousiy burns. n another loom, sitting up sent me, and I rejoice to see in it a fur- j right in a chair was the burned body ther example (if the hellenic researches' 0f jr5t uerg. Upon a bed in ano in which the citizens of your great ther r0om lay the daughter Libbie and country have already gained such I the grandmoiher. The child.had died high distinction. I have the honor to 1 ,-rorn suffocation while the grandmother be your most faithful servant. 'dead body was horribly burned, "W. E. Gladstone Origin of the fire unknown. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. A'Yoans Hlrl'M llcrolmn. Boston, Mass., Aug., 7. C.'rlf. Brigham, a young lawyer of this city, became exhausted while swimming at Ciesent Beach to-day and was sinking when Hannah Donnovan, a t young girl who saw his danger from the piaz za of a hotel, swam out and held him up until a boat came to his rescue. Miss Donnovan swam ashore. A Nhorklnir Prnth. Chattanooga, Tenn., Aug 8. Tins morning at Sunbright, Tenn., while bearing lumber away from Weaver's mill, Henry Lyle slipped and fell against the saw, which was in motion. His lower jaw was entirely cut off and the saw teeth reached his lungs. He was still living this evening, but can not, recover. nciitli ol n MlHiitmx. Wadsworth, O., Aug, 8. The wife ofCapt. Bates died at their home near this place yesterday They were the largest married couple in the world. The captain is 8 feet tall and his wife was 7 feet 9 inches They have ex hibited in almost every musenm in this country and the Old World. Mrs. Bates gave birth to a child weighing 28 pounds several years ago, and had been in poor health ever since. Tho Iinprowiurnt or the ItrHxoN. Houston, Aug. 7 Mr. G. W. An gle, of San Antonio, Tex., agent of the syndicate for the improvement of the mouth of the Brazos, left to-night" lor the East. He will 'be joined in New York by capitalists of that, city and Boston, and proceed to Chicago, where a meeting of the syndicate will take place on the 20th to perfect or ganization and make irrangements tor beginning work early in the fall. I Alnlinmii Klcrllon. Montomeiy,. Aug. 7. The State ulertioa for Governor, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General, Superin tendent of Education and county officers passed off generally quietly. Col. Tompkins, the chairman of the Demociatic State Committee esti mates the Democratic majority in the State at 75,000. Chilton county is reported having gone Independent for want of proper organization. A Niidden Itenth. Van Alstyhe, Tex., Aug. 8. Wes ley Riggs, who had been having chills came to town to-day about 1 2 o'clock. He took a dose of quinine, afterwards drank two glasses of lemonade, and told Dr. Douglas Moore he was bet ter and would go home. The doctor had him lie down on his sofa. In a short time he had a spasm and fell off the sofa, but was put back, and died in two minutes. Mr. Riggs had lived in this community for thirty years, and was highly respected. , Wnnt to Lynch III111. Temple, Tex., Aug. 8. The negro John Hancock who was struck on the head with a coupling-pin by Bose Murphy, another negro about two weeks ago, died yesterday about 1 1 o'clock and Justice Lowry was called Upon to hold an inquest. The verdict was in accordance with the above facts. Bose Murphy lied after com- ! milling the crime but was arrested at ! Clebune and now languishes in the jail at Belton. The colored folks about here preler to relieve the county of the expense of trial if the officers will turn Murphy over to them, Another Funeral Pyre. New York, Aug.. 8. .At ten min utes past four this morning the four story tenement house at No. 1020 Avenue A, caught fire. The family of Gustave Berg, who lived on the top floor, were burned to death. They were Gustave Berg, 40 years; his wife, 36; mother-in law and 1 2-year-old daughter Libbie. After the flames were out, somebody remembere he had seen the face and form of a woman at one of the windows on the top floor, and that she had suddenly dis appeared with a despairing gesture, A detachment of firemen found within a few feet of the window, Mr, Berg on I his face dead from suffocation and