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K - t) fc WACO EVENING- NEWS. von 1 WAGJO,: TEXAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 188.8. NO. 147. Jtr Sanger Brothers. We Extend the Compliments of the Season, and wish one and all a OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY IEW TEAE ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooopuoooooooooooooooooooooooo Monday, Deo'319 Our Store will remain open until 9:30, p. m., to give all our custom ers time to make their purchases FOR NEWJEAR'S. t ' 1ULesciaLy Jetxi.. lt. RETAIL DEPARTMENT Iain, Solon & RoseuM, Our Sales prove that Moderate Prices will eventually bring trade, and we propose keeping the prices down to the lowest limit. Tliis wcok you who arc in need of a good Suit of .Clothes can ave froni $2.50 to $10 on a ' Suit Iby visiting our Clothing Department ooooooooooooooooooooooooaoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo IEW YEAR'S DAT OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO 0000000000000000000000800000000 Our Store will be Closed. SAUCER BROTHERS A Good Suit for $5.00, A Better Suit .tor $7-50. An all-wool Stylish Suit for $10 that's worth $! Just Examine our' lino of Stylish Garments at $12,50. $15,50, $18,50, and $20, This Stook is entirely too largo, and we must reduce same, no mat' ter what this Sacrifice may be. Wears showing the most ele gant line of TROWSERS ever brought to this city. Wo aro still selling tbo best 40 Cent Kid Gloves. Wo aro still selling thn best 60c. Kid Gloves. Wo aro still selling tbo best 90c.. KID GLOVES. We aro still Eelling tbo best 10c. Hose. Wo aro still soiling the boat 12 l-2c. Hose. Wo arc still selling tho best 20c. Hose. We aro still selling tbo rcmaindor of our Cloaks autl Wraps at Sixty Cents- On tbo Dollar. In fnot, we are still Selling and will Continue to sell our goods ot tho Lowest Prices, Which will always bo found just a little Lower Than Other Houses. Lessing, Solomon & Roseutbal, Oor. 5th and Austin Streets. Lessing, Solomon & Rosenthal, Oor. 6th and Austin Streets. THE BANKRUPT JEWELERS, LEVINSKI & LEWINE, WILL BE 0OLD OUT IN THE NEXT FORTY-FIVE : DMSO KTHE ENTIRE STOCK OF Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Silverware. - Opficil CooDi, lie, Mull go it IMCJUFICE PRICES. Goitii Eiriy nd Bring Youp Cut). F. O. ROGERS, Trustee. New BiiiiiioM CHEAP COLUMN. OURBOYS&GIRlyS SHOULD BUY A HOME, And JOHN MAVFIELD will furnish tfce Money on the Installment Plan. If yon are thinking' of buying cnll and talk to Mnvflcld about it, he can give you many valuable points. ::::::: R. H. Grieiy .KALKB IN- STAPLE AND FANCY Craciriii, Hay, cbrrit 0t, Iran, Itc. cmtrf PffUce mat -mm CHEAP CASH MARKET, J. J kiddx:, Keeps the Choicest and Fattest Meat In the City. SoutlfsMe Public 8qr. PRICES. Choice Porterhouse, 10c Choice loin 10c Choice round ,,,..78c Choice rib ..Die Chuck itoak.,,, in Sausage ...,.,. .IOC Sjiajeilbi.. Clioko rout ,...8o 8ecomt cut roost. ,...fio Chuck roast.. ..,,.., ,6c Brisket roast fio Mutton OSlOo Vef.l,,j..,..,..,..6(3l0e .......uo i:ciri o kwttym. FKEflH BARBBCUKD MB ATS OST Memorandum book with tho llly anil mnnthlv noconnt of tho Waco JtrlJiro Co etween the bridge and K 1). Kussoll's on beti Austin street Under will plenso rolnrn to this olllco, or to Mr. itusseli at mo imago T7"ANTED To trado agoodflvoroomhouse, W with lino orchard, good woll of water and llii acres of laud on 14th street, for land or iive-siocx. Auuress, x . jucjuiillkn jr., Uot 3D, Waco, Texas. TjlOK SALE Chambers' Fnovclopcdla, latost J edition, new, at half Us alno. lor par ticulars call at or addrcts this olllce. T A TITiTDC Wehavo old papers con IT J IT til Iln atanllv on hand am parties w anting mem can set mem ai a oargain uy applying ai me evening newt omce, of J Austin .t venue. ITIOUND. A cony of " j Pleading and Practice,' flee and paying for this advertisement. Danlcli Chancery onsoutuSthstrcet. rOI.EN. A white and black spotted pointer J dog, Vi reward will be paid for bis rttnrn Jim Cromlcr, on thn square, at his store. FOR SALE At a bargain 13 feet or shelving 12 feet upright wall showcase, one fine drng showcase, IS feet counter. Call and ex amine at 1). H. Spencer's Music store, No. 701 Austin street. WANTED A whlto girl cook. Apply to Jlen Aloxander. postol ANTED A room-mate for an excellently furnished room In the neighborhood of offico. Moderate terms. Call at or addres Lots in this crowing city aro soiling' rapidly. In certain blookn they havo advanoed ono hundred per cent In one month. J, ;B. Baker, Mrs. E. Lyn hain, Mr. A. Berkshire, Mr. G. C. Cook and others, who have Just re turned from there, speak In tbo high est terras of tho prosperity and rapid advnnoo of tho oity. Wo have maps and price list of lots in our ofllcr which you aro Invited to call and In spect. The following is aspeoimon of prices: BUSINESS PROPERTY. 13 lots block 1 Austin St, $ 500 00 " " 1 Galveston ".. 760 00 " " 2 ' ".. 76000 " ' 2 Dallus ".. 1,000 00 " ' 8 ".. 1,000 00 " " 6 Houston "'.. 600 00 RESIDEJNOH PROPERTY. Lots from f 1G0 to $600, according to location. By using our maps and price list you can make a judicious selection and save tbe tuuo and expense of a trip to uirmingnam, J?B7GILMEH&C0. . Waco. Texas. Stolte - Brothers, FRESH -BREAD GROCERIES AND PRODUCE. Delivered In any part of the city. Increased trade assures all of our groceries te bo fresh. STOLTE BROTHERS, Corner Fifth and Franklin Sts. aco coajjardjitrtlKJm'cefnw vquarc. coawwiMt for'prampt deKv. try.1 Hud apd soft coal wmI cokt. ( TTuo are ktak. xeiivola anu dxbiutated and sufforlng from NKROUH DGUIT.ITV, SKMVAI, WXAkNESS. NIUIITLY SU10SIONS and all the effects of early evil hauts, wnicu icsti to ruui- TUWC DECAY, COVBUHITION Or ins ahitt . send for l'oara' Trea ties on disxaseu of max, with particulars for uru cciuc. Cures guaranteed. No curonopay J. 8 Pjcum G12 and oil Church St, hashrllle. lonn,. mm New Enterprise. Call and soe Edgar t Co.'s new Cider Mill in Stono'rt now hotel block. on 5th street, between Austin avenue and Franklin streets. Come and get some fresh cldor from tho applos as thoyaro ground and pressed. Cider by the glasB, pint, quart, gallon or narrei hi rocK prices, come one, come all. J. It. Edgar & Co. lrnlM OurlOB. The most attractive feature of Mor rison, Higher. & Co's, holiday stook is the wouderful lino of imported courts. a ; Liiirioa. Wholesale stock of holiday roods S3UT eouprislBgavvryarUcU sttttabM far I S o u, llK-m TEMPORARY MARRIAGES. Ten Ian Couples That Contract MatrtaMaf for a Specified Time. r I American descrlboa ono marriago custom V; among tho Persians which would lurdly moot with ravor in thu oountrv. A rer-' j I tuju (.-uupiu uiuy enter into nonornoia matrimony for any specified time o day, a wook, a month, six months or longer. V A'prlost and a written contract aro re- -, 3ulrcl, n3 in tho usual form, and av o wry and present bestowed. Whether " tho transaction Is entered unon for a mot- " tor of days or years, at its termination .h19! each ono goes their wny frco of ah x,a further obligations toward each other. ' ', This form of inarrlago is indulged in v ' iiireiy uy iraveicra ana inon noso voca , lions tauo mom irom piaco to piacc. At i5.l .?' SI vi la touched by tlio charms of eotno motto . t ocuo. ino viuago priest is summoned ; forthwith, and tho younc lady's father nsf.i Invited to tho caravansarai. 'V-t I, I "I wish to bo united In matrimony to, '1 yuur iiunuiuu iiuuumur, uiu uglii, ui iuu- liauimed, oh, my father," says tho smlt-" ten traveler. "Inshallalr." , how loner tiV 'Tor thrco w eoks, oh, my father," says ( tho traveler, "and I will inako tho scttlo- (,; ment ten tomans flvo tomans down and s- j llo upon, our icturn from Meshed, tho V holy, thrco weeks henco, when your 'iV daughter shall be returned, thrico blessed a from having mado w ith us n pllgrlniago J, to Inmau Hlza'a Kmctuary.'1 , "Wlmtl ten tomans pooh, pooh!" i screams tho father derisively, ana raak- t ing littlo of tho advantages of tho pU- grfuingo to Meshed. "My daughter Is a ,i jewel and tho belle of tho village. Tho n settlement must bo 100 tomans cashy down." y Tlio prosnoctlvo brldecroom and tho a..' father of tho j oung lady in tho caso now jj urguo and Bquabblo for probably an & hour, at tho end of which time they coinpromiso on thirty tomans and three- j ; quartora. Tlio priest draws up n mar riage contract then and thcro,. which tho groom and tlio brido's parents slgti. In , It is statcd.tho oxact terms of tho mar riage, the amount of tho settlement, and thotimo tho contract Is to expire. Tho ,'"'i over to tho father, and tho blushing V brido, wlio has had notlung to say in yi her husband. Blio is mounted on an ass or bundled into a kojavch and ac companies tho party to Meshod. Thrco weeks later tho traelcre halt at tho B.amo ULtgo on their return. Tho brido of threo weeks Blldos oil her donkey. kisses her husband's lands und roturns i, y. to her parents' roof. Bho is now a ';' charming young widow, and poracsses ' V an extra toman or two presented by her UIUIUOUU Ub imxililK u uuiiua ua-n jic-aovi. with her conduct as a snou30. With this snug sum, and tho additional charms of her new condition, sho of courso very soon makes mincemeat of somo worthy, young peasant's heart and settles down for luo. It sometimes happens, how1 over, that tho young brido takes advan-' Ugo or ino temporary marnago to steai , -away her husband's heart, and then at f - the old homo a now marriago contract Is, drawn up and sho becomes his lifelong . helpmeet. A Vomnn on KlsNln. ' i It lias been tho gallant hahlt of men, from timo immemorial, to comment un favorably on tho habit which women , havo of Indulging In tlio useless distribu- tion of kisses among themselves, but it . : 1 1 imt nftnn flint tho nnimndvfrRloii of -v i tho erring cox itself is v isltcd on tho enmo , theme. A critical young lady, howovcr, "$ ivra icccntiy neara expatiating vigor-. oumy agaiuw, una bjiw;iv;i3 i-uuiuui. uv, . j for goodness sako," oho remarked, "sa xf sometliing about tho Billy way that "4,i; women uavo or kiccing cacii ouicr every timo thoy got together. If twenty w omen wcro to meet in tho ttrcct every last ono of thcra would havo to Ul-s (ho other nineteen, and thoro would bo let mo seo ' 080 Lliocs worsothan, thrown away.S for probably In ten minutcJ tho who!o'T party would tcparato Into squad? and go off talking about each other. When you 6o ono oftheso very violent rnlcccljnno- V ous kiss-ovcrything-v.'lthln-blght kind of ; woman, It u caio to r.ct lici uovn on a l jn fraud, which sho gcneially is. If I had vj family uso und for medicinal purnoaci. ' Now, don't you put my namo to all this orlwilikisa ycu right on Waohlngton otrcct tho voiy flrbt chance I liao." Then tho talk run oft on other l.inda of Liming, end n ttorw was told of a young Lwly vJlio kissed a baby held In Iti father'a orm3i theft 1m n moment cf temporary Insanity or abstraction tho r.tood on tip too and kistcd tho papa, localising in stantly what n dicidtul thing r!o h-ul done, bho wheeled around and Llssod tho baby's mamma, who woa standing near, and rallied In good oidcr. Her uithlcal sister Equclclied tho poor youug woman aj they left tho houso by ctUlng her If sho didn't want to go luck undfinbhlt by kicelng tho lilre 1 girl. Indianapolis Journr.1. A Kurftlt of Ilcsut. It la doubtful if thero Is any ono stata in America contoininif EO IUU11V Trett7 womeu as California and any ono con- Jtf ra1 tabling bo fow as Now York. As ono y$? waLL'3 down ivcarny or juonigomcrv most Burfclted by tho unrelieved j-ankB1, SM -m aa. . ..11 ...lit., (til! tuMtnil tilninn T" A I ot pretty Ktru, w " ""-" J'"t"tf' ilgurcs, theb: vivid coloring, and deli cato. regular features. They aro fre- - -1 nnniitlv nntntGd. but thov aro triumnlis I . of nature over art for nil that, and could ' 1 well afford to discard tuo rougo ixits. ,: Tlioy do not dress as well as they might, c n . imt tlwlr tlirures nro so deliehtful: thev V look such thorough women, instead of ,? suggesting a stuCod fasldon plate, that onaiawiumg to xorgive rxuii.TaDcicoXw j i.olnnt-nf n-ruvl ilroaamakera. (icrtrude ...i fTanklln Athortoa in San Francisco At- ( , i.oaiaUBa (( lottery. , V Order your ticket from D. Domw: .Y,. -muit. tha vrniBllaad bole Waeo,"or atPalU Mid Templt. . Uk TBI U...--. . ! ' j Ge" to tk 8Uvr Mooa -motn I m m v TfJPMOXX COMMOTIO. , priMr S Ctv 3iarf&l'aML, : m IPltftMtutoyttNMr. 'X . a . .