Waco Evening News. (Waco, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1, Friday, August 10, 1888 Page: 1 of 4
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WACO EVENING NEWS.
CLEARANCE SALE !
WE CALL ATTENTION TO OUR
GENTLEMEN'S SHOE DEPARTMENT
And . the . Extraordinary . Inducements . Therein.
GENTS LOW SHOES AT A VERY LOW PRICE.
Wo have a large lot of those goods In broken sizes and nice styles which
we will close out nt a sacrifice.
TAJKE IVOTJ TJK:e OTM!
A Large Assortment of Gents Strap Ties Prince Alberts
Oxford nnd Low Mutton Shoes will no Closed out nt
A lino of the samo stylo reduced from 3 to 52 a pair and a
lot of the salno stylo In still botter grade reduced from S4 to $3.
Men's Dongola Pedestrian Oxfords plain toe reduced from $4.50
to $3.50. Gents' Hand Sewed French Calf plain toe Oxfords
Reduced From $6.00 To $4.00 a Pair.!
Gents' fine French calf opera and plain toe button and oxfoids
reduced from $0 to $4. Also a nice assortment of Southern ties
Oxfords Prince Alberts and strap ties In the latest styles and
lightest leather will bo closed out regardless of value.
J. B. Gilmer A Co'n nnrffniiift.
No. 1. A now 0 room two-story
brick house in St. Louis Mo. Comer
of Utah and Iowa streets No. 2727.
This Is in every way u nice place and
only 3 blooks from Benton Park.
Place worth $3800 with an incum-
brance of $2000 which has two years
to run ai 6 per cent Interest. Will ex-
change equity in place for a house and
lot in Waco. The objeot of exchang-
ing is to locate in some good sized oity
in Texas and go into the manufactur-
No. 2.-10000 acres in Bandera
county all under fence in about 5 pas-
tures about 500 ncres in cultivation
08 miles from San Antonio. Itanche
well stocked. Will exchange for Waco
No. 3 10 acres near Daugherty's to
exchange for property In tho oity
price $2000. Also 0 ncres noar Driv-
ing Park to exchange; price $1000.
No. 4 70Q acres of land in Lime-
stone couuty l)smiles north of Frosa
one third down balanco on as long
time as dosired. stock utensils and
nil go with the place 100 aores in
cultivation. 50 acres pasture 400 acres
prairie 300 in timbor three sets of
cabins. Will sell at a bargain.
No- 5520 aero farm consists of
lots N. 5 and 0 of tlie Antonio iMan-
chaca survey is all under good flvo
wlro fonce.about 75 acros in cultiva-
tion balanco in pasture a good frame
house of 0 rooms on tho place barn
and other improvements. Tho land
is about 0 miles south of Bolton and
one milo from Salado ltivor on which
is located a steam (louring mill. Val-
ue $20 per acre. Will exchange for
lumber or Waco property.
No. 0125 acres 1) miles northwest
of Walnut Springs nil uuder fonce
noarly all tillable 70 or 80 aores In
cultivation plenty of water. Price
$1800 one third cash balanco to suit
No. 7 Lots 1 and 2 block 17 Chain-
oerun nuuiuon ioriu out hiiu ivy.
avenue. Price $1700.
No. 84 lots block 18. Bell's addi
tion on 23d and Cloveland Sts. also
lots on 22d and Flint Sts. South
west cornor blook 5 Bell's addition.
Will take $1000 forall.
J. B. GlLMElt & Co..
H. Jacons tno Austin avenue tailor
has lust reoelved a nin"niilcent line
of new goods lor the fall trade of
latest styles ana nil me novomes.
If you want u nobby suit of lates.t
and best fit oall at onco.
Fancy groceries fine wine nnd
liquors nt Early & Finks.
WACO TEXAS FRIDAY AUGUST 10 1888.
It has been suggested that the judge
at a race meeting should be supplied
with an instantaneous photographing
apparatus which would record the re-
suit as soon as his eye had decided it
for himself and thus confirm his judg-
ment. A touch would produce the
A young man at Hartford Conn
received a shock from an electric wire
and was supposed to be dead for some
minutes but was revived by another
shock. Such at least is the state-
ment of a New York paper; and if
true it is a matter for those who are
in favor ol execution by electricity to
Judge Thurman's mail brings to
him daily dozens ol curious presents
and mementoes'from all parts of the
country. He takes great interest in
opening his mail and critically examin-
ing everything. He began to place
them together on a large old-fashioned
table in his library which had
suiface large enough to admit at first
of an orderly arrangement of the arti-
cles for exhibition to his intimate
friends but the constant accumulation
has thrown the whole into a confused
heap. Bandannas and pictures of
Mr. Cleveland and Mr. Thurman make
up two thirds of the lot. There are
bandannas of all shanes styles and
sizes ages and conditions.
Fort Worth Aug o.-The sleeping
apartment of a young white lady liv-
ing at the Alliance House on the
north side of the Public scl"arei was
entered about 1:30 o'clock this morn-
ing by a burly negro evidently intent
on some villianous purpose.
Fortunately the .young lady was
awakened by the noise made by the
negro's entrance into the room and at
once gave voice to a succession of
screams which frightened off the
Tho boys und girls nre all going to
Kophal's for fruits toys and candlea.
Lag Solomon k taill
Isaac Lewis' Old Stand.)
HAVING SUCCEEDED TO THE BUSINESS LATELY OWNED BY
H. B. OJAJELENT & Co.
CORNER AU8TIN AND FIFTH STREETS
We would Respectfully Invite "Attention to
our unusually well assorted stock of
Gents' - Fotmislpg - Goods
ts :. and :. Mattings.
JTfc Xti ii iSk tffc
W flp M fjS1 s?
I jPltlCBS GUARANTEED AGAINST
Lessing Solomon & Bosentbal
Corner tli o.xi.3L VuLstixi Sts.
Fort Worth Aug 9. Stephen
Glenn a burly negro aged 35 years
employed in driving one of Binyon's
stransfer wagons was arrested this
morning charged with having com-
mitted an indecent assault upon Annie
Johnson a o-year-old colored girl.
Nlrnck by a Fortune.
Houston Aug 8. Sam young u eltlzon
of Houston received nows some Mmo
ago of the death of a wealthy uncle at
Miller Dak. by which he is to como
into possession of 112000. Young
doubted his good fortune and institu-
ted an investigation which allayed
his doubts and fears and satisfactori-
ly established his heirship. Young Is
Killed by Ills florae. I
Bonham Tex. Aug. 9. News has I
been received here of the killing of a '
juuu limn uaiiiiu oiwiic jjcui 11111
ton a town in this county eighteen
miles west of here. Young Stone had
been attending a campmeeting and
was returning home about 12 o'clock
at night His horse threw him to the
ground and killed him instantly.
Hillcil by HIm Home.
Gainesville Tex.. Aug. 9 News
reached here to-day of the sudden
and violent death of J. C. Cogburn
a young man living at Rosston this
county which occurred yesterday
evening. He had gone off on horse-
back and in less than an hour his
horse returned riderless. Search was
instituted and about dark Cogburn's
body was found lying on the ground
near the roadside. The supposition
is that the horse fell down with him
and crushed him.
A Woman Shoot n Wonmii.
Dallas Aug. 9. At eight o'clock
this evening Mrs. Cyrus W. Salisbury
wife of the drivers of Lemp's beer wa-
gon shot Mrs Reegina.Fromleigh pro-
prietor of the Crutchfield house on the
street. Three shot from a pistol were
fired two of which took effect one in
the hip and the other entering the ab-
dominial cavity Mrs. Salisbury was
arrested. An old grudge was the
Killed by a Itattlenake.
Memphis. Tenn. Aug. 8. While
two boys Jackson Moore and John
Haryeys aged about 1 7 years were
hunting squirrels across the river in
Arkansas yesterday they discovered a
large rattlesnake coiled upon a rock
apparently asleep. Moore said he
would capture the snake alive. He
crept up to the deadly rattler and by
a quick movement caught it firmly
below the head and held it at arm's
length in triumph. Sunddenly the
snake coiled itself around the boy's
arm. He became frightened and at-
tempted to throw it off when the reptile
struck him in the neck. Its fangs be-
came fastened in the flesh. The un-
fortunate victim screamed with hor-
ror and grasping the snake with both
hands tore it loose and flung it to the
ground. He then f-ell to the earth
in a swoon while his terrified Triend
fled for assistance. The nearest house
was two miles distant and when help'
arrived the poor lad was past help and
died in agony. The snake was found
coiled close by and when killed meas-
ured 4 feet 9 inches and had eightteen
Wreck on the Cotton llelt.
Omaha Aug 0. A heavily loaded
freight train going north on tho Cot-
ton Bolt loaded with grain in saoks
had qulto an extensive wreck about
two miles north of town this morning
about daylight. Twelve cars wore
derailed 11I110 of them leaving the
track entirely and cipslzlng In tho
ditch. Tho wreck was cnused by rotton
tlesnnd tho uoor condition of thotrnck.
Tho track wus entirely torn up for
about 100 yards. Thero was no 0110
Four I.ndlCN and n Girl IJrowned.
Newcastle. Del.. Aug. 9. About 8
o'clock last evening during a heavy
blow the sloop Flora B. of Pennsville.
capsized near this place. She had on
board Mrs. Elijah Wheaton Mrs.
Jonathan K inner Mrs. Samuel Whea-
ton and daughter about 9 years of
age and Mrs. Thomas Fmnegan all
of whom were in the cabin at the time
and were all drowned. The bodies
have' been recovered and taken to
31 axwrll Hanged.
Special to KvcnltiR Nowa :
A special from Jefferson City Mo.
to-day says :
Jefferson City Gov. More-
house refused a respite and Maxwell
was hanged in St. Louis to-day.
Houston Aug. 9. The most tumul-
tous Convention ever held in this
district split in two to-day. The
Stewart men nominated Stewart for
Congress and the Hutcheson men
withdrawing force another Convention
and nominated Hutcheson.
By the IMntol Ilnll Koule.
Alvarado Aug. g Elisha Mere-
dith a hotel keeper aged Co years
shot himself twice through the head
this morning at 8 o'clock with a
44-calibre pistol. He had a wife and
nine children. Cause unknown. He
died at 3 o'clock this evening.
. Hack ko the Kitten.
Chicago. Aug 8. At tho second
day's session of tho International As-
sociation to-dny it was agreed to res-
tore nil rates on tho Toxas rntos to tho
established tarltfof throo months ago
to take effect August 11.
The Woiiiulril nun Died.
Dallas Aug. 9 Mr. J. W. Wilson
the merchandise broker who was shot
in front of the News office last Wed-
nesday afternoon by S. E. Lane the
compositor died .it 7 o'clock last
evening at the Louisiana house.
J Till- Dead JeKi-oN
' Montgomery. Ala. Aug 8
I Lightning got in its work again in a
I terrible manner yesterday afternoon
in the lower end of Montgomery
county killing three negroes and a
I mule. The negroes were attending a
1 bic camn-mcetinii. and were sirirwr in
a buggy when a vivid stroke of light-
ning startled the spectators and they
were killed instantly. Their names
were Charley Albritton Prunis- Davis
and Jeff Pow er.
In the Wrong lied.
Euta.v Ala. August 8. Julius
Caesar Davis a leading negro Republi-
can politician was killed at 12 o'clock
last night by Madison Coleman col-
ored. . Coleman retured home late
and saw Davis undress blow out the
light and get in bed with his (Cole-
man's) wife. He thereupon broke in
the door and in the melee Davis was
cut the knife severing an artery.
Davis died in a few minutes.
.MlNUlppi Hnlaht or Labor.
Jackson Miss. Aug 8. The State
Assembly of the Knights ot Labor of
Mississippi met in annual session this
morning in Benevolent Hall State
Master Workman John J. Power of
Natchez presiding. Delegates from
all portions of the State were in attend-
ance. Reports of committees showed
the order in the State to be in a
flourishing condition and the member-
ship steadily increasing.
TrooH l'at milling tho Ntreetn.
Paris Aug. 8. Seven arrests have
been made at Amiens of persons con-
cerned in the riot there yesterday.
Four of the persons arrested are
foreigners. The Mayor has issued an
order forbidding the people to assem-
ble under the penaltv prescribed by
the riot act of 1848. The strikers
continue the work of agitation and
another riot is feared. Troops guard
the Town Hall and factories and are
patrolling the streets.
Comanche Aug. 9. At Bibb four-
teen miles southwest of this place
Tuesday morning while S. C. Bennett
was cleaning out a well the rope
broke dropping a bucket of water
twenty-five feet striking him on the
right side of the head knocking him
insensible for a few minutes and com-
pletely paralyzing hi entire left side.
He is in a critical condition.
Fort Worth Aug. 9. Mary Fox.
white lately acook at the Atlantic
Hotel filed a complaint before the
County Attorney yesterday charging
W. L. Robinson with an outrageous
assault on the 4th of August. This
morning the "arrant was executed Ijy
the arrest of Robinson. Subsequently
a warrant was issued for Thomas He-
witt a son-in law of Robinson on a
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