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WACO EVENING NEWS.
VOL.1 WACO, TEXAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1888. NO. 52. SANGER BR08 SPECIAL ARRIVALS. We have just Received a Large and Ele gant Shipment of HIGH art novelties- IN. Fall 8 Dress i Goods! The Largest Line of TRICOTS ever brought to this market. All the very newest Colors for the Coming Season in 36 and 52 inch widths. A. HANDSOME LX3STB OF Henrietta 1 Olotlrs. IN ALL THJ3 NEW AND STYLISH COLORINGS 438 IN CHES WIDE, FROM 25 CENTS TO $1.00 PER YARD. A NEW AND HANDSOME ASSOSTMENNT OF Novelty t iEMaici -:- Suitings, In all the Latest Weaves and Colors, 54 lnoh widths at 05 cents per yard. An Endless Variety of DRESS SUIT PATTERNS in New Colorings and Weaves from $6.50 TO $20.00. WE CALL SPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUIt Beautiful Collection of Silk and Wool-Mixei Suit Patterns OF OtTR 0"W:N" importation. NOW OPEN FOR INSPECTION. , NOTICE. m On account of Holiday, our store will be closed Friday evening, the 14th, at 6 o'clock, and re open Saturdaythe 15th, at 7, p. m. Sanger Bros THE CITY COUNCIL. A Protracted Meeting The Street Gang Ordered to be Reduood. An adjourned meeting of the city council was held last night, Mayor Hinchman presiding. Present, alder men uooae, Mcouocn, rorsgara, Whelan, Stephenson, Herbert, Lacy, Eyerly, Caruthers; city marshal Neil and city attorney Munroe. The business before the council was resumed at the point where it was left off at the last meeting. This was at the discussion of the report and resolution of the ordinance commit tee. Alderman Herbert moved to invite ex-alderman Makeig, and Prof. Strain to a seat within the bar, carried. The same aldermen also moved a general resolution that all city officers, ex mayors and ex-aldermen be invited to seats within the bar, carried. Alderman Stephenson moved that the change recommended by the school committee be adopted, whereby the city will have to pay the members of the board of examiners $5, each, per day and that no fee be charged the applicants. Superintendent McGre gor read a portion of the proceedings covering this point and the metion was then adopted. Alderman Herbert moved a reconsideration whicn was ordered, and the discussion of the question was renewed. Alderman Herbert spoke in support of the report of the committee and moved the pre vious question. The vote stood ayes: Goode, Stephenson, Herbert, Whelan. Noes: McColloch, Lacy, Caruthers, Forsgard, Eyerly. Alderman Herbert now moved that the pay of the exam iners be fixed at $3, per day but he got no second and the council then proceeded to the business of the meeting. The street committee reported on the petition of citizens for the opening and grading' of Clay and Seventh streets, recommending that the grad ing be done and further that the streets be opened if the citizens will pay two-thirds of the cost of the property, the city paying the other third. Re port adopted. On tne petition of citizens asking that south Tenth street from Ross Ave. to Dutton street be defined, the committee recommended that the pe tition be granted. Adopted. Petition of Joel Robinson to be permitted to erect a corrugated iron building 24 by 30 feet in the rear of his store house on the south side of the square. Granted. Aldermen Her bert and McColloch voted no. The street committee reported un favorably on the memorial of Jno T. Flint and others for damages from the grading of Franklin street. Reported adopted. Alderman Herbert moved that Franklin street be curbed, guttered and macadamized from First to south Eignth street and that the city engi neer be instructed to call for bids for same. The matter was withdrawn until the head of new business was reached. The public improvement committee recommended that the contract for moving the colored school house in the Fifth ward be awarded to Albert Hen derson at $40. Adopted. The same committee reported fa vorably on the new bridge on north Second street. The ordinance providing for the hiring out of city convicts was read the second time and under a suspen sion of the rules was read a third time and amended by sti iking out the provision limiting the term of im prisonment to 15 days. The amount of bond required was tixed at $100. The ordinance was then passed. The fire committee reported ad versely on the petition of Geo Barnard. Report adopted. The street committee recommended that the petition of Geo D.Wood, and others as to the alley from 4th to 5th street be granted, provided property owners grant right of way. Adopted. Further time was granted, the im provement committee on bids for building an engine house. The street committee reported on RETAIL DEPARTMENT Lot Sini Cor. 5tlT and Wo aro ploftsedjto inform the public that our New Addition is now open and in running order and wd now have ample room to (show our Immense stock of CLOTHING, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, All the Nobby Styles in Gents' Fall Shapes in STIFF-:-HATS ! AT $2.50, $3.50 0 $4.00. Neat and Full Lines Fall Colors Gents' Scarfs at 25, 35, .A-ISTD 50 ODE33STTS. Gents'! Innsee Sillc Hdld's, 35, 50, 65 and 75 Cents. All nobby dressers should not fail to spare a few moments our immense and well selected stock of Gents' wearing apparel. Lessing, the petition of D. R. Wallace and others, adversely. Report adopted. Further time granted public im provement committee on bridge on Second street over Waco Creek. The ordinance committee was dis charged from consideration of the scavenger ordinance. Further time granted on the matter of graveling the road to Oak wood cemetery. Bids for crossings on Austin and Sixth and Austin and Third streets were read. One for two iron crossings to cost $405. The Second was a bid to lay rock crossing at $2.15 per square yard, surface measure. The first bid was from Osborne & Briggs, the second from John Tennant. The advantages of a culvert and iron cros sing over a rock ditch were discussed, the mayor also participating, 'having called alderman Eyerly to the chair. Alderman McCulloch moved that the mayor in company with the City en gineer be authorized to put in the crossings named, in their discretion. Alderman Caruthers while he held simalar views with the mayor, thought this motion was treating the committee wrong. He favored a postponment. It was finally ordered that a concrete sewer be put in at Third and Austin street and a motion was made to re commit the remainder of the report to the committee. Mr. Lacy objected; so did Major Herbert. Alderman Caruthers moved that the iron crossing be laid at the sixth street crossing. Ayes; McCulloch, Goode, Whelan, Caruthers", Eyerly, Noes, Lacy, Stephenson, Forsgara, Herbert. Alderman Lacy moved that the services of the policeman to guard the convicts be dispensed with. Lost. School fences separating the play grounds were ordered built. City engineer instructed to locate line for fence around the colored school house in the 5U1 ward. Alderman Caruthers wanted to know what was to be done about the check issued to cover the pay-roll of the street hands lor last month. Alderman Lacy moved that the street gang and all other employes who can possibly be spared, be discharged at once in the k Mil Austin. Sts. time in looking through Solomon & Rosenthal interest of retrenchment. Alderman McCulloch thought the motion too sweeping. He thought it would be better to re duce the force and let those who worked be informed that they must work for scrip. Alderman Goode made a motion to that effect. Alderman Caruthers ob jected: after some discussion alderman McCulloch said that he thought that some 6 or 7 hands could do the nee cessary work. Alderman Goode's amendment was then adopted. Alderman Forsgard moved to instruct the mayor to advertise for 4 good large mules and that he and the street committee inspect the mules. Alder man Herbert amended that the adver tisement run 6 days and a day be fixed upon which to inspect the mulei. Carried. Alderman Herbert here renewed nis resolution as to the improve ment of Franklin street; also includ ing Third street from Austin to Frank hn and the city engineer was instruc ted to procure bids for the work. At 12.30 a.m. the council adjourned. A I.itcly Flicht. Decatnr, Sept. 10. A fight took place last night between the Campbell boys and the officers near Paradise, in Wise county. Bob Campbell is an escaped convict and the officers learn ing that he was at his lather's house tried to capture him. The ficht oc curred near the house. About, fifty shots were fired, and Hamp Campbell, Bob's brother, received a flesh wound in the thigh. James Cogburn, one of the officers was shot through the bow els fatally. Bob and Dan Campbell made their escape, Hamp Campbell was arrested. Dan Campbell is want ed in Parker county. Gouerou Mild Modem New York, Sept 10. A gentleman who refused to give his name to-day left his check with Mayor Hewitt for $12,000 for the relief of the yellow fever sufferers at Jacksonville. LniK GHAT THIS WEEK News! Nets! News! WE HAVE OPENED -IN- EVERY DEPARTMENT. Wo will keep you posted ho Oimx you will know where yott can buy goods nud Save - Money. We have received 50 Dozciu Boys' Waists, which we will sell at 20 cunts each. We linvc Better Qualities which we will sell correspond in ply Cheap. You can buy mi Elegant Boys' or Youths' Fall Hut for CO cents each. Of course we have liner ones too. We nro showing by far tho Ilnndsomest and most Styl ish Hats for Gentlemen. NEW STYLES OF SIMPLY AT CASE PRIDES. l OUR NEW STOCK. t OF Fall Clothing and Trouscr. way above the Standard iu. quality, and ' below usnutt prices. For the Ladies! We show tho prottlost line of Hunderohiofs that 1ms ovcl beou 80011. ,Hom StltoliHnml kerchiofs C cts,, loots., 15ots. IMcts. nud 25018. Thoy nrt verltnblo bargains. New lilne of Caputs For 35cts. In whtto niul col ored that cannot bo duplica ted for 50 cts. It will pay tlw ladlos to boo our largo Corbet stock, as wo have soino very flue ones wo will sell cheap IMMENSE LINE 0F UNDERWEAR. For Ladlos, Misses und Chil dren JiiBt oponod. Thebes goods liavo boon placod' so low, that It will not pay you to mako thorn. tfCHosiery! Hosiery ! The cheapest and handsomest lino In tho city. Balbrlgguns nt 12'j nor pair. Colored ilnlHhod hoso 15 per pair Conio and too our Now Goodtr antl you nro miro to bo pleased. Lewie Brothers, Austin & Mil Sts. NEWgoodS