Waco Evening News. (Waco, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 51, Ed. 1, Monday, September 10, 1888 Page: 1 of 4
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WACO EVENING NEWS
WACO TEXAS MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1888.
On or About the 15th of this Month all of our
Arrangements Will be Complete.
The Magnificent Addition to our Building
will be Ready to Open all the Changes in
the Main Building will be Ready and then
Our Ball Stock
Whloh is Rapidly Filling Shelves will be Open for Inspection.
From Now Until Then.
DUG THE NEXT FOURTEEN DAYS
"WE WILL HAVE
A Drill jiiiiIih
ItlHoipp ol heEnlBPgemenf of our EslablisEiiqenl
AND AS A COMPLIMENT TO OUR MANY PATRONS
Our Entire Stock 11 lie Reduced!
Summer Goods as well as the Early Fal
Arrivals will be sold at Complimentary
Prices. Our time as well as space
is limited and will not admit
of detail but a visit
DURING THE NEXT FOURTEEN
FACTS AND WILL BE FOUND INTERESTING PLEAS-
ANT AND PROFITABLE.
On Wednesday Evening at 6 o'clock our Btoro will be olosed on ac-
count of Holiday and will be re-opened Friday Morning Sept. 7th.
THE PRESIDENT'S LETTER
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atoBpuuK i-no umiunuu iu. ko
Washington Sept. 9. The folloing
is the gist of the president's letter of
Washington Sept. 8. Hon. Pat-
rick A.-Collins and others committee
etc.: Gentleman In addressing to
you my formal acceptance of the nom-
ination to the presidency of the United
States my thoughts persistently dwell
upon the impressive relations of such
action to the American people whose
confidence is thus invited and to the
political' party to which I belong just
entering upon a contest for continued
supremacy. The world does not af-
ford a spectacle more sublime than is
lurnished when millions of free and
intelligent American citizens select
their chief magistrate and bid one of
their number to lillthe highest earthly
honor and the full measure of public
dutv in a ready submission to their
ENDORSES THE PI.TFORM.
The pledges contained in the plat-
form adopted by the late convention
ot the national democracy lead to the
advancement of these objects and in
sure cood government. This is the
aspiration ot every true American cit
ien and the motive for every patriotic
action and effort. In the concious-
ness that much has been done in the
direction of good government by the
present administration and submit-
ting its record to a fair inspection of
my countrymen. I indorse the plat-
form thus presented with a determi-
nation that if I am again called to the
chief magistracy theie shall be a con-
tinuance of devoted endeavor to ad-
vance the interests of the entire coun-
try. EXCESSIVE TAXATION.
The cost of the government must
continue to be met by tariff duties
collected at our custom-houses upon
imported goods and internal revenue
taxes assessed upon spirituous and
malt liquors tobacco and oleomar
garine. I suoDose it is needless to
explain that all these duties and as
sessments are added to the prices of
DAYS "WILL VINDICATE THE
i articles upon which they are leried
an( tnus become a tax upon all those
j kuy t ese arucles for use and
' T .. .
CUllbUUHJUUll. Ill IIICSC UIH.UlIISl.llH.t3
and in view of this necessary effort of
the opperation of our plan lor raising
revenue the absolute duty of limiting
the rate of tana changes to the neces-
sities of frugal and economical admin-
istration of the government seems to
be perfectly plain. The constinuance
upon the pretext of meeting public
expenditures of such a scale of tariff
taxation as diaws trom the substance
of the people a sum very largely In
excess of public needs is surely some-
thing which under a government
bassed upon justice and which finds
its strength and usefulness in the faith
and trust of the people ought not to
be tolerated. While the heaviest bur
dens incident to the necessities of the
government are uncomplainingly
borne the light burdens become griev
ous and intolerable when not justified
by such necessities.
Unnecessary taxation is unjust tax
ation. And yet this is our condition
We are annually collecting at our cus
torn-house and by means of our enter
nal revenue taxation manv millions in
excess of all legitimate public needs.
As a consequence there are now re
mains in the national treasury a sur
dIus of more than $130000000. No
Detter evidence could be furnished
that the people are exorbitantly taxed.
The extent of the superlluous burden
indicated by this surplus will be better
appreciated when it is suggested that
such surplus alone represent taxation
aggregating more than $108000 in-
habitance. REDUCTION OF THE TARIFF.
We do propose to deal with those
conditions by merely attempting to
satisfy the people of the truth of ab-
stract theories nor by alone urging
their assent to political doctrine. We
present to them the proposition that
they are unjustly treated in the ex-
tent of present federal taxation that
as a result a condition of extreme
danger exists and that is for
them to demand the remedy and de-
fense and safety promised in the guar-
antees of their free government. We
LessM. Solon k
Cor. 5ti tixixl
Wc arc pleased to inform the public that our New
Addition is now open and in running order
and we now have ample room to
show our Immense
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS
All the Nobby Styles in Gents' Fall Shapes in
AT $2.50 $3.50 $4.00.
Neat and Full Lines Fall
35 35 -AJSTID 50 OEISTTS.
35J50 65 and 75 Cents.
All nobby? dressers should not fail to
spare a few moments time in looking through
our immense and well selected stock of
Gents' wearing apparel.
log Solomon &B osenthal
believe that the same means which
are adopted to relieve the treasury of
its present surplus and prevent its re-
currence should cheapen to our peo-
ple the cost of supplying their daily
wants. Both of these objects we
seek in part to gain by reducing the
piesent tariff rates upon the neces--saries
AVo truly approciato tho importance
to the country of our domestic indus-
trial enterprise. In rectification of
oxisting wrongs their luaintonnnco
and prosperity should bo carefully
and in a friondly spirit considered.
Even such relitiuco upon the presont
revenue arrangements as navo noon
invited or oncouragod should bo fair-
ly nnd justly regarded abrupt and
radical changes which might endan-
ger such enterprises and injuriously
allect tho interests of labor dopoudont
upon their success ami contlnuanco
tiro not contomplutcdor intomlod but
we know tho cost of our domestic
manufactured products is increased
und their prico to the con-
sumer enhanced by tho duty
imposed upon raw material used
in their manufacture. Wo know that
this increased cost prevents tho sulu
of our productions at forolgn markets
in competition with thoso couutrlos
which nave tho advantago of free raw
material. "We know that confined to
home market our manufacturing ope-
rations are curtailed their demand
for labor irregular and tho rate of
wages paid uncertain. Wo proposo
therefore to stimulato our domestic
industrial ontorprisos by froelng
thorn Iron) tho duty on imported raw
materials which by tho employment
of labor aro used In our homo manu
factories thus extending markets for
tholr salo nnd permitting an increased
and stoady production with allow
ance of abundant prollt.
WILL VIIOTECT Till: WOltKIXCI MEN.
Truo to tho undoviating course of
the democratic party we will not ne-
glect tho interest of labor ami our
workingmen. In all efforts to romc-
dy existing ovlls wo will furnish no
oxcubo for loss of employment or re-
duction of wago of nonost toll. On
tho contrary wo proposo in any ad-
justment of our rovonuo laws to con-
cedo such oncourngoiuont and ad-
vantage to employes of domostio labor
as will easily eomponsato them for
any difference that may exist be
tween tho Btauuaru ol wages
which should bo paid to our la-
boring men and tho rato nllowod
in othor countries. "Wo propose too.
by extending tho markets for our
Colors Gents' Scarfs at
manufacturers to promote tho steady
employment of labor while by cheap-
ening tho cost of tho noccssarios of
life wo increaso tho purchasing powor
of tho workingman's wages and add
to tho comlort of his homo.
II. A. GOEI1EL.
BANK. STORE I SALOON
1)0 O!! Fnimln SI. HOUSTON-. Ti:XAN.
CIIAS. BAKER Prop.
Franklin Street Between Fourth nnd Fifth
This houso has been ocrhatileil mut fitted up
by Mr. linker anil he Intends to make H sec-
ond to nono In the city.
R. H. Gray
STAPLE AND FANCY
Hay Corn Oats Bran Etc.
'Country Produce Bowtlit and Sold:
GHAT THIS WEEK
News! News! News!
WE HAVE OPENED
"Wc will keep you posted so (hat
you will know where 5 on
can buy goods and
Save - Money.
YVo have received 50 Dozen
'Hoys' AVnlsts wh'lch wo will
sell nt S50 cents cnoh.
Wo have Butter Qualities whlclri
Men 111 sell correspond-
You can buy an Elegant
Boys' or Youths' Fall Hat
for oO cents each. Of course
we have finer ones too.
"We are showing by far the
Handsomest and most Styl-
ish Hats for Gentlemen.
NEW STYLES OF
SIMPLY AT CASE PRICES.
XI OUR NEW STOCK IX
Fall Clothing and Trousers
way above the Standard lit
quality and below usuul
For the Ladies!
Wo show tho picttiest lino of
Handorchiofs that has over
been seen. Hem Stitch Hand-
koichiofs o cts. lOcts. 15cts.
20cN. anU 2octs. They are
New lilne of Corsets
For Mots. In wliito and col-
ored that cannot bo duplica-
ted for 50 cts. It will pay tho
ladles to soo our largo Corset
stock as wo havo some very
fluo ones wo will sell cheap.
IMMENSE LINE OF UNDERWEAR.
For Ladies Misses tmd Chil-
dren Just oponod. Thoso
goods havo been placod so
low that It will not pay you
to mako them.
cHosiery! Hosiery !o
Tho cheapest and handsomest
lino in tho city.
llalbriggans at 12'j per pair.
Colored finished hoso 15 per pair.
Come and see our Now Goods aittb
you are sure tu be pleased.
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