Waco Evening News. (Waco, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1, Friday, July 20, 1888 Page: 1 of 4
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Waco evening news.
WACO TEXAS FRIDAY JULY 20 1888.
Have always made it a study how to cater
to the trade of the
MECHANICS LABORING GLASSES!
It is for their Special Benefit
that we Announce for this Week
and from then on to September ist
A Great Clearing and Slaughter Sale!
Men's Percale and Calico shirts good pattern? 2 cllars and I
pair cuffs with each short At 05 Cts. Encli.
MENS' PERCALE SHIRTS
With Collars and Cull's Attached will be Closed out ;it
85 Cts. Each Worth $1.50.
A Large Line of Fancy Percale Shirts with
Collars and Cuffs in Hair Line Stripes Pink
and Blue at $1.00 each.Regular Price $1.50
.Hen's White ifiilaundried Shirts Linen lJosom and Reinforced
Ajt 4.S Cts. JEacli Vortli 75 Cts.
Mens White Laundried Shirts Plain Shield Bosom
at 65 c and 95 c Worth $l;and '$1.50.
Mens Cheviot Shirts at 26 45 50 and 75 ots.
Men's Flannel OversUirts at 70 o $1 81.26 audS1.76.
Men's Blue Flannel Shirts at 81 81.50 82 and 82.50
Mens Gauze Undershirts at 25c 35c & 50c.
A SPECIAL LOT OF
Mens Balbriggan Underwear at 50c worth $1.00.
Mens Striped Bal. underwhetr 75c " $1.25.
Mens Drill Drawers reduced to 25c 50c and 75c
100 DOZEN PAIRS OF
Mens Socks Assorted collors
A GREAT MARKING DOWN
in Neckwear Suspenders
Collors and Cuffs.
Our Straw Hat Stock ta.be Cleared
REGARDLESS OF COST '
We can say without fear of Contradiction
that we are the only House where you
always will get Full Value.
ft Sizes.at 10c 15c and 20c
H. B. CLAFLIN CO.
Dry : Goads
Than : Ever : .Before.
Lauudo July 10. A well authenti-
cated report reaches Laredo this eve-
ning of the disastrous wreck of a con-
struction train on the Mexican Na-
tional in which fifteen men were kill-
ed. A relief train was sent out from
Satillo. No particulars are' obtaina-
ble at this writing.
Scvonty.Flvc Thonftnnd Corpse.
New York July 10. Tho semi-
annual meeting of the national asso
elation of general baggage agouts
opened at the Murray Hill hotel to-
day. J. B. Browning of the Louisville
& Nashville railroad presided. To-
days discussion was on the propor
transportation of dead bodies. Seventy-five
thousand dead bodies are
transported annually on tho 12600
miles of railroad in this country.
The boxes are unmarked and many
mistakes occur especially IiVtho wost
I where funerals have frequently been
postponed as a result. A committee
was appointed to devise a remedy.
One plan Is to use a steel plato or tag
on boxes containing the dead.
Cooled II Im Down.
Dallas July 10. A negro came
running down Main street shortly be-
fore midnight to-night scared al-
most out of his wits and vtated that
he had been run away from home in
the cedars by a negro man who was
flourishing slxshooters and threaten-
ing to kill every one in sight. Police
Officers Keehan and Desmond hurried
to tho scene and after locating the
obstreperous darky separated each
taking a different route through the
weeds by which to close in on him.
The Officers stealthily crowded upon
the offenderjand before he was aware
of their presence they had him cov-
ered fore and aft with their six-
shooters. Finding that the Officers
had the dro oil him the negro sur-
rendered aittl gave his name as Henry
Johnson. luteW tho Ft. Worth cala-
IIo whs heeled tor a ngnt
havlug on his person two big stxshoot-
era n:ul a murderous lookinir bowie
. .. . . 1 il. .1
kniti'. He had scared away the don-
lzen& of the Inq-Ulty .where he was
Our Store will be En-
tirely Remodeled and
Enlarged and conse-
quently we are in a
condition to sell the
Right Goods at the
Qur Goods are al)
Fresh and New and
We Guarant.ee Pri-
ces against any and all
Give us a trial.
H. B. CLAEUH & CO.
Corner 5th and Austin Streets
found and had taken possession of a
colored man's premises and was mak-
ing himself hilariously at home.
Mksquiti: Tex.. July 10. A young
man by the numo of Miller this morn-
ing fell from a hay wagon on to a pitch
fork which went into his stomach
and in all probability will result fa-
tally. Ho is a brother-in-law to Lato
Pombortou who Is a renter on Qus
Ily Arincil Force
Dkni&on July 10. Information
reachod Douison to-day that an armod
force of cowmoii had invaded tho llt-
tlo town of Ardmore on the Santa Fo
railway in tho Chickasaw nation and
had compelled Collector Ben McMish
to surrender tho cattlo held for taxes.
From Mr. Jim Thompson a promi-
nent Chlcasaw who to-day returned
from Ardmoro Itls learned that tho
invading party numbered about fifty
with'.tho und stars stripes floating over
them demanded that thoir cattle bo
given up. Their demands being re-
fused they forcibly took possession
and headed the stock for their respec-
tive ranches. Gov. William Guy Is
at present in Ardmore and Mr.
Thompsoui thinks that the Indian
milltlu which was disbanded some
woeko ago will be at onco .organized
and go into active service. When tbo
trouble was feurod some weeks ago
GovGuy had a conference with the
cattlemen who agreed to pay the $1
tax whereupon the governor dispers-
ed the militia. As soon as that was
done the cowmen violated their prom
ise and rode into Ardmore armed
with Winchesters and six-shooters
and compelled McLlsh to concede to
their demauds. Mr. Thompson is of
the opinion that blood will be shed as
Gov. Guy in a man who will not allow
his territorial rights trampled upon
and nioro especially does ho feol em-
bittered against them from tho fact
that the men with whom he hud con-
ferred uro.the same who ho openly
violated tho Indian rights. Their ap-
pearanoe under the
iintr Is looked unon as a ruse to lntl
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muiaio tue inuiuii uuuionuen uuu it
seems to have had Its effect.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE DEMO-
O0RATI0 COUNTY CON-
VENTION. Convened Here To-Day for the
Purpooe of Making an Official
Count of Votes Polled In the Late
Primary and Selection of Dele-
gates to Other Conventions.
Tlio v -nity Democratic convention
convened hero in tho court houso to-
day for the purpose of making theofll-
cial count of tho vote polled In the
late primary election and ratify tho
nominations made by that election
and also to select delegates to tho
following conventions: Stato Demo-
cratic convention which convenes at
Dallas nxt month congressional con-
vention Judicial convention sena-
torial eanventlon nud lloatorial con-
vention. Tho convention was called to ordor
(by Dr. Thomas Mooro. On motion of
Gon. Felix Robertson Dr. L. r. Bruce
was elected temporary chairman and
on motion of R.H. Kingsbury Jr Mr.
John T. Flint was chosen temporary
secretary. Mr. Tom Honry was elect-
ed sergeant ut arms and on account of
his absence Mr. J. H. Bull was elect-
ed temporary sergeant at arms.
On motion of Mr. W. C. O'Bryan
each delagation was lnstructc.1 to .se-
lect ono of its number as committee
on credentials and permanent organ-
ization It appearing that tho Harrison pro-
duct having no representation it was
moved that II. J. McCollum bo eleotod
a member of tho committee on cre
dentials and his membership be sub-
mitted to that committee. It was
further moved aud canted that tho
matter be inferred to committio oil
Upon call of voting pieclnlts the-
tho following delegates woro solootod
as members of tho ooninuttco on cre-
dentials and permanent organisation:-
Ponry Pickles W"eo lit Ward.
H.M.Thompson " 2d "
J F. BrinkcrhoiV. " ad "
J. It. Downs. " 4th "
W. II. Turner ' Cth "
T. H. Kllllngsworth Hubby Houso.
S. L. Jone". Duty's Stoic.
J. B. Parrock Malt.
W. C. Morgan Ifurpor's.
Tom Reed Robinson School House.
Lorn Jone's Jr. Ross.
A. W. Russoll Wost.
Jno- F. Rose Axtoll.
W. G Boyd China Springs.
W. Horn Patrick. '
H. .G Cook South Bosque.
Mm. Ogles by McGregor 1st word.
Win. Haw " 2d "
J.C.Walton " 2d "
C. A. Westbrook Loiona.
J. S. Fuller Mastofsvlllo.
W. D. Smith Moody.
S. B. Moore Eddy.
Pat Gallager Patton.
A. F. Ford Craw fold.
J. B. Nichols Prairlo Chappul.
Y. K. Douglas Douglass Store
Robt. McMuhuu Clinks Store.
M. H. Logan Roberts Store.
H. J. Curtis Battle.
H. C. Mills Comanche Springs.
J. C. Walton Goshen.
R W. Andrews 1'rootor Springs.
The convention then adjdurned un-
til 2 p. m.
At 2 o'clock tho convention Avab
called to order by Temporary Chair--man
Bruce. The following from tho
committee on credentials and permu--nent
organization was tlion read an
To the chsirmnn and Memliori or the County
Democratic Convention of McLennan County.
Your committee on credentials
and permanent organization beg
leave to submit tho following re-
port: List of delegates Is hero ommltted
on account of Its length but there
were no contesting delegations.
"We recommend tho following i
tlemen as permanent officers of this
convention : J. B. Scarborough per
manent chairman; Jno. F. Flint per-
manent secretary and J. H. Bull
permanent sergeant at arms."
The committee also recommended"
to tho convention tho sumo apportion-
ment of votes adopted by tho conven-
tion on the first of May last.
ThoNr.wH wax then forced to olot
its report of tho convention on ne-
count of Its hour of going to press
but wo publish full proceedings up to
IJi.'lO o'clook p. in.
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