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V! 'J ;. MM VOJ 1 WACO, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 1889. NO. 223 SANCER BROTHERS. ARE DISPLAYING EMBROIDERIES AND Dress Trimmings OP IH h latest ppopTATJON LEWINE BROS. fi Are showing the Handsomest LINE WHITE CtOODS in the City. lift In high-class and exclusive Eu ropean Novelties. Artistic Per sian Gimps. Silk Irish Point Em broideries, Drapery Netts and FLOTJNCING-S Everything especially new. We also call attention to the late de- v 'signs of Black Chantilly Flouncing J6- 3-inch wide, for ALSO OUR i MUME ITUMIIf ind U1TUE LORD F1UNIUEDY GUFFS andJDUifflS. SANGER BROTHERS. 5?. F. 0TO3KTBS JONES : BROTHERS, EM L TT ITACO, 1EXA(S, BXTY " A3ST3D SELL -A-XJL. KIDS OF , On Farm and Wild Lands on , Long Time, at Low Rates of ' .Interest, - , All .Business will have Prompt r ' Attention. HOUSES FOR RENT JOHN D. MAYFIELD always has two or three of his houses vacant, hence can supply your wants in this line. When your friends want to rent a house send them to me and oblige Yours Respectfully, John I. M&srf ield. y Killarney Cloaks, LINE OF W. H. JONH8. AGENTS. " RETAIL DEPARTMENT -' ' '' OTTaaagMeHBBBBBEzir tail, Sflloiim & Italia, Cor. Fit aM Austin Streets. v JL & J& m& & X, esfP vo $ & a & OVEE THE WIRES. Telegraphic Miscellany Care fully Culled From Sundry Sources. EntcrprUlns Cattle Ornbber. Colorado, March 27. A. man by the namo of Joo Coffee was arrested here this woek charged with stealing fifty head of cattle from the Searight Cattle company, of Tom Green county. He is charged with having driven the cattle off, changed the brauds, and then sold thum to Winfield Scott, of this place, who, suspecting that the man was not all right, paid him only a small sum on the trade, and then reported the case to the officers, who looked the matter up and arrested Coffee. The man was philanthropic, at least, as he used the money obtained from the eat tie to employ counsel to defend his brother, who was tried at Brownwood last week for stealing, and given ten years in the penitentiary. Coffee was taken to San Angelo, where, it is said, there are already two previous indict ments against him for cow stealing! Month of the Bimm, Houston. March 28. Yesterdav several of the directors and stockhold ers of the Brazos River Channel and Dock company pased through the city en route to Brazoria and the mouth of the Brazos river, where the work of deepening a channel across the bar is in progress. Among thoso who went down were YVm. M. V. Leo, of Leav enworth, Kan., president of the direct ors, and the following members of the board : Ira H. EvanB, of Austin ; Geo. W. Anglo and Chas. W. Ogden, of San Antonio ; Joe Gunter, of Dallas, and John M. Ferguson, of Leavenworth. Thev will meet others at Brazoria, and while there will hold a meeting of stock holders for the annual election of di rectors una officers. They will also bold a meeting while there on the sub ject of building an air line road from hero to the mouth of the Brazos. They expect to return in three or four days. Tardr Jaatlee. San Antonio, Tex , March 20 A petition is in circulation and will be forwarded to the legislature praying that a pention bo granted to Mme. Caudelaria, or more properly Mme. Andrea Ctstanon de Vilanueva. She is 104 years old, nearly all of which time has been spent in San Antonio. She was in the Alamo when it fell; was a devoted nurse to Bowie, and rendered valuable services to Texas. The petition has been most numerous ly signed. The Proclamation 1b Kbbmi. Wichita, Kan., Maroh 28 The long-looked-for proclamation for the opening of Oklahoma was received here with demonstrations of great joy. Flags were hung from buildings, cannons fired and bonfires built. The same en thusiasm welcomed the news all over Kansas, Extensive preparations are being mado for entering the country, and some of the towns in southern Kansas will almost be depopulated. The boomers, who have been camped along the line, are making ready to move. Cattlemen are hurrying on to Oklahoma to get their cattle, as they fear violence to stook and property from their deadly enemies, the boomers, the soldiers haying left Oklahoma City. The boomers have oomo out of their concealment in the woods to hear the Meamd for the PronUod Land. Arkanbab Citt, Kan., March 28. pince word reached here that the Pres ident had signed the proclamation, set tlers have been pouring into this city at a very lively rate. In fact, the rush is unprecedented, ana daily from twen ty-five ti fifty white boomers' wagons arrive here and go into the big camp on the bank of the Walnut rivor. Ev ery train bnpgs large numbers, and the Hotels and restaurants are already be ing taxed. The night Santa Fe trains are always loaded with prospective set tlers. It is estimated by gentlemen in Sositlon to know that there will be 15, 00 settlers here by the time set for going into the promised land. m A Cowardly Asasfiln. Kyle, Texas, March 27. At about 0 0 clock to night Unas. G. JTietse was passing J. E. Tucker & Co's. lumber yard, when lie was fired on by unknown Iiartiea, one shot striking him in the eft arm and the other in the left side. While neither wound is dangerous, they are quite painful. Such occur rences are very rare in our town, and if tho guilty party is found be will be dealt with to tho fullest extent of the law, Callup Jones, a oolord man of this place, to-day received a notice from the White Caps, of Austin, warning him not to return to Austin at the peril of his life. Tho man's wife lives in Austin. Two viotlaaa or Cigarette. Sioux City, Io., Maroh 28. Har voy Johnson, a 13-year-old boy, and a Iilaymate found a small keg of powder n a barn. The Johnson hoy dropped a lighted oigarette into the keg. The explosion burned both boys fatally, We are making a great run on Hosiery. Full Regular Silk Finished Bal Briggan Hose, 25c a pair. "Electric" Black Hose, waranted fast black, 25c a pair. Hair line full regular Hose 25c a pair. New line of Underwear just opened. Ladies' Gauze Vests 25 cents. Ladies' Derby Ribbed Vests 35 cents. HandsoiiielyEnibroider ed Chemise 4 cts. Ladies' Night Gowns at 75 cents and $1.00. Colored Torchon Laces at 10c and 15c a dozen yards An elegant line of Ladies' Handkerchiefs at 5c, ioc and 12c each HRemarkable Reductions offeredg We want your patronage and will do the best we can to please you Lewine Hard on Editor Halatoad. Washington, Maroh 28. The sen ate in executive session to-day refus ed to confirm the nomination of. Mu rat Halstead as minister to Germany, and the affair is the main topic of con versation to-night. Politicians are dlsousslng it in animated tones on the sidewalks and in every hotel. Five republican senators, with the aid of tho democrats, voted against Halstead. The five are said to be Ingalls, Plumb, Farwell, Cullom and Evarts. Thev have never forgiven the abuso Halstead heaped on them through his paper for the part they took In the matter of Investigating the election of Senator Payne of Ohio. Tho rirat Maa KtlUd. Wahcita, Kan., March 28. Claims are being rapidly taken up and there is hardly a good secletion of land that has not one or moro claimants, ingots are daily ooourring. Tuesday night, a Swede from Cold Harbor, Kan. .while contesting a claim twenty-four miles west of Oklahoma Station, was xilled Men have alreary Bold their rights to a olaim for four and five hundred dol lars. A boomer arriving from Okla homa says the country is full of peo ple. Editor Charged with Hmatallaa- El pabo, March 27. The federal court convenes hero next Monday. A number of important oriminal cases have come up at this term, one of whioh is the United states against JS. A. Tackatt, editor of tbo Hallway Mows, for smuggling $5 worth of goods on his speoial ear while returning from old Mexico, Another is that of a smelter owner who is charged with Im porting 100 or moro Mexicans in viola latioa of the labor contract law. Chloride of Bedlam. St. Josipq, Mo., Maroh 28, Rea gan Bros. & Co., while drilling for a well st Wathena, Kan , to-day struok heavy bed of salt at a depth of 180 feet. There is niuoh excitement in consequence Tho well is on ground owned by tho Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway company. Tho Wootom Ualoa Malet. Galvxston, Tex., Maroh 28. In the supreme court this morning a ver dict off 1000 damages was awarded to Mrs. Ernestine Simpnon, who bad sued tho Western Union Telegraph com pany for negligence in transmitting a money order message for tho transfer of ber husband's dead body from Los Angeles, Cal. Celebrated Budweiser beer at Cotton Exchange. t Brothers. A Water Oontraot. Tho committeo on waterworks have prepared tho draft of a oontract with Mr. J. D. Bell for a system of water works supplied from tho artestian well. A special meeting of tho city council is called for to-morrow night, and the contract will be laid beloro the coun cil meeting for oolion. The oontraot, which is for 15 years, on the part of Mr. Boll, offers to supply tho city and privato oonsumors as follows : To furnish water for 125 hydrants at $40 per hydrant per year. To furnish freo water for streets, sewers, public schools and all eity buildings. To make such rates to private par tics as shall on an avcrago cut present water rates in two. The committee will recommend the adoption of tho oontraot to-morrow night so that if acted on favorably it may bo passed at the next regular meeting of the oounoil Thursday night, April 4th. It is due the oommittee to say, that they desire the fullest discussion of the oontraot on the part of the citiiens and favor closing the oontraot for rea sons which thoy will willingly give. The Nxwa sees only one objection to the haste of rushing suoh a oontraot through, and that is that it shuts out competition. Arguments, however, pro and con will be heard at the coun cil meeting to morrow night. Baok In His Old Business). I. O. Meek will now devote his time to the real estate business and his motto is push, sell and drive. No half-way work. If you have lots, houses or stocks of merchandise to sell or to exobange call on him at his offloe, 818 Austin street, and you will receive polite attention and prompt transaction of business. Go. to G. W. MoLaughlln's for fat ehlokens, turkeys, fresh eggs and but ter. He has a lawe poultry yard and you can alwava get from him fine, fat healthy poultry at the lowest market pnoes, w Call on A. Friedman, 303 North Fourth street for cleaning, dying and Repairing. m George Campbell is the best posted man on lottery business in the state. Buy your tickets of him. To road with comfort without strain- ins vour eve-sia-ht. bar vour glasses from LeviHskl, who will gasraatee to, m It you. ' V3t t , 1 tf Li ' VI T r"M 4 J.V'I kX '. u - fFV' , i