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WACO EVENING NEWS.
WACO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 15, 1888.
WE CALL ATTENTION TO OUR
BENTLEMEN'S SHOE DEPARTMENT
And . the . Extraordinary . Inducements . Therein.
GENTS LOW SHOES AT A VERY LOW PRICE.
We have a large lot of those goods in broken size's and nice styles which
we will close out at a sacrifice.
TJVKLE iote, take XOTB!
A Large Assortment of Gents Strap Ties, Prince Alberts,
Oxford and Low Button Shoes will be Closed out at
A line of the same stylo reduced from S3 to $2 a pair, and a
lot of the same stylo in still better grado reduced from &J to $3.
Men's Dongola Pedestrian Oxfords, plain toe, reduced from $450
to $3.50. Gents' Hand Sewed French Calf, plain toe, Oxfords,
Reduced From $6.00 To $4.00 a Pair.
Gents' ilno French calf, opera and plain too, button and oxfords
reduced from $6 to $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,
THE SCOVBSE AT MATAMORA8.
quaratlne All Alone the Rio Grande.
Austin, Aug. 14. A dispatch was
received at the executive office hero
to-day from the county Judge of Starr
county, saying the colonel command
ing the TJnlted States troops at King
gold barracks, Brownsville, Tex., had
racially notified him that yellow
fever was prevailing at Matamoras,
Just across the river. Governor Ross
being absent at Dallas and State
Health Officer. Rutherford at Lam
pasas, Major H. M."Holmes, the Gov
ernor's private secretary, assumed
the resposibllity of ordering a rigid
quarantine all along the Rio Grande.
Fears are entertained that the fover
will get Into Texas i
Very Very Old.
Oweusboro, Ivy., Aug 13. Mrs. Mil
dred MoFarland died at this plaoe to
day, aged 103. She led a remarkably
active life until five or six years agoi
since which time she has been as viva
cious as the ordinary woman of CO.
Eloped With hi Step mother
Taylorville, 111., Aug, 1 2. Sheriff
D. T. Michaels went to Decatur to
day and arrested Frank Green and
stepmother, who had eloped, and
brought them back, and lodged them
in jail. They were not arrested for
eloping, but under a warrant sworn
out by Green's father for larceny, hav
ing packed up the old gentleman's
household effects and lit out. They
were found at the Washington House
and were registered as Mr- and Mrs.
Sikes. The elopers are about thirty
The American national Party.
Washington, August r4. The first
national convention of the American
party began its session in Grand Army
hall this afternoon. There were about
400 delegates in the hall, representing
twenty-two states ana territories.
Hon. H. D. Wiggintonj of California,
was elected temporary chairman. Mr.
Wigginton predicted that the day is
not far distant when it can be truthful
ly said that Ameiica is for Americans.
Carrying; the Pestilence.
Louisville, August 14. Three per
sons supposed to have yellow fever
passed through Louisville this morn
ing en. route, from Jacksonville, to their
homes in Ohio. When they left; Jack
sonville, Saturday none of 'the party
were ill and the only fear was they
youd not be able to get through the
lines before they reached 'Way Cross,
Ga However, one case of fever de
veloped and the victim was put off at
a farm three miles south of Way
A Railroad Millionaire Dylnr.
San Francisco, Aug, ir. Yester
day a special train with several physi
cians left forMpnterey, where Charley
Crocker, the railroad millionaire,
lies dying. Crocker has, been poor
in health for more than a year. He
is only 66 years old, but looks fully
ten years older. He has been a great
suffeiertrom diabetes, and tried vainly
last winter the efficiency of the waters
at Hamburg and other German places,
He went to Monterey a few weeks ago
at the opening of the new Hotel Del
Monte, in the hope that the sea air
and hot saltwater baths would help
him. From telegrams received from
Monterey lb day there is small hope
that he will live more than a few days.
The Fire Last Night.
A fire occurred at half past twelve
in the foundry of Briggs & Osborne,
corner Seventh and Franklin streets.
The alarm was promptly given aid as
DromDtlv responded to, and in a very
shprt time the fire was put out with
out great damage, about forty feet
square of the roof only being burned.
The fire originated behind the cupelo
of the furnace. It is usual when mak
ing a run, to water the coal and slag,
but in this case a coal must nave roil
ed behind the cupelo and next to the
sjde of the building and must haye
lain for manj hours unextinguished
evidently setting fire to the'woodwork.
The damage was aoout $150, muy in
sured in the Rogers & Sturgis agency.
By Hts Own Hand.
Baird, Aug, 14. Dr. W. T. Buck,
of Pecos City, committed suicide here
last night by cutting is jugular vein.
i. Sin k Rntlal,
HAVING SUCCEEDED TO THE BUSINESS LATELY OWNED Bl
H. B. eiAJEKV & Co.
CORNER AUSTIN AND FIFTH STREETS,
We would Respectfully Invite Attention to
our unusually well assorted stock of
Gents' - Furnishing - Goods
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58? 58? W W W
PEIOES GUARANTEED AGAINST
Lessing, Solomon & Rosenthal,
He showed signs of lunacy yesterday
and among his papers were1 found
various articles written by himself 0x1
spiritualism. His wife and children
are at Pecos City. Some time ago he
was a prominent physician.
Brutally Shot For a Melon.
Dallas Aug, 14. G. L. Snowden,
a laborer, aged 18, and a companion
whose name could not be learned,
Monday night invaded Mr. Swain's
watermelon patch, located a short
distance below the city, on the line of
the Santa Fe railroad. Swain hap
pened to be standing guard with a
double barrel shotgun loaded with
buckshot. He fired one barrel at
each of the boys. Snowden fell pierc
ed with a number of buckshot, but
his companion ran, and as he has not
since been heard of, it is not known
whether he was hit or not. Police
officers Dick Beard and'Henry Waller
went out and brought the wounded
man to the hospital. He w,as shot
through the lungs and a great deal of
blood ran 'out of his mouth. The
young man said that he did not steal
a watermelon but his intentions were
good. He boarded near Swain's
patch and after supper concluded to
go oyer and get a melon. He said
that after Swain had shot him down he
came up to him and kicked and cursed
him. He said he told him to take his
gun and kill him but not to treat him
in that way.
Clnbbed.. Naot and, Jailed.
ElAaso, Aug 14. Fred Wright,
a Virginia negro who was raised within
two and one-half miles of Appomattox
Courthouse, entered the house of a
Mexican named Aujandro Canaba,
on the river bank, and, it is alleged,
raped his wife, an agea Mexican
woman. The; husband, hearing his'
wifo'c srrcani!. rn,hcd into the llOUSC
and felled the negro and bound him.
A constaDf .repaired :n(ine piacc una
supposing he could manage Wright
cut the cords, when Wright sprang up
and ra.i. The constable shot him in
the back and succeeded in jailing him.
His wound is not pronounced fatal.
and ustrixx Sts.
A Hope Needed
Palestine Aug.. 14. At Tennessee
colony, yesterday Ed Ross, cojored,
who had been separated from his wife,
demanded that she should return and
live with him across Catfish bayou.
On the woman's refusing to go with
him Ross drew a six-shooter and fired
on her. The woman's right eye was
shot completely out, and her wound
is dangerous. Ross is in custody.
Whitewright, Tex., Aug, 14. B.
Clemmons of this place was arrested
last night in Dallas by City Marshal
Chowmg of this place. He is charged
with robbing the Texas Express Com
pany here on the night of the 1 2th
inst. His arrest has preated consi
derable excitement here, as he is of a
highly respectable family and is a
popular freight conductor on the Santa
San Antonio, Tex., Aug, 14. The
war veterans are already reaching the
city by every train to attend the great
soldiers reunion which' begins Thurs
day morning and continues till Sun
day, and from the guard now here it
is estimated that at least thirty thous
and ex-Cenfederates and ex-Federals
will occupy the hundreds ot tents at
San Pedro park.
San Antonio, Tex., Aug 14. At a
late hour last night an accident occur
red in the private banking house of
W J. B. Patterson, which came near
proving fatal, to Frank Barbeiir, a
young Englishman. Barbeur is a clerk
in the bank and quit work at about 1
o'clock this morning. While handling
a 44 calibre pistol, the weapon was
dtbcharged,. the bullet taking effect in
his breast immediately over the heart
and ranging around the skin to the
fleshy part of the left arm where it was
extracted. It is supposed that Bar
beur attempted to commit suicide.
WITH THE TRADE
CITY OF WACO.
Do you need anything to carry,
you over tho Summer season V
Come in and price the goodn
and you will buy, because we
don't want to carr3 over any '
Bummer goods. If you want'1
ForEarly Fall Wear
Wo are ready to meet yoir.
Wo have some nice drones
goods which wo are offering
very low to induce parly buy
ers. We aro showing flnl8h
od hosiery and corsets at man
ufacturers' pi Ices. We have- -just
opened a full line of early
Fill : Welgty: Clothing
For Gents Youths and JJoys
which we bought very low
and will sell cheap to stimu
lato trade. They ate very sty l- '
ishund nobby. We have some
stylish suits for
at prices no other houso can
duplicate. We have already
in stock the most desirable
and complete lino of early fait
hats for gents, youths and
boys which will replace tho
faded straw hat you wejjir. It '
you need any '
Soo our lino. Wo soil a good
linen bosom uniauudrlod shirt
' for 60 cents. A reinforced'
front and back unlaundried
shirt for 75 cents that is bet
tor than any you cani buy,for
S1.00. Wo aro showing a com
plete Hue of
California Dress &Driving Groves
Specially adaptod to dootoro
and, peoplo that are driving.
Every pair guaranteed. We-' '
arc detenuiuod to soil yon, so
001110 and soo us at once.
Austin & ftth Sts.