Waco Daily News. (Waco, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 357, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 9, 1889 Page: 1 of 4
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WACO TEXAS THURSDAY MAY 9 1889.
Ladies' Ready-made Suits
New Stylish and Neatly Made
IniUllui md qtiilHIii.
Every Lady can find just what she
wants without going through the
worry and vexation of having her
dresses made to order.
Ladies' White Lawns suits trimmed with embroidery at $4 25.
White Lawn suits pretty trimmed with fine embroidery and
stylishly made at $7 00.
White Lawn suits trimmed in Hamburg Embroidery waist
to match very pretty at '. $8 50.
White Lawn suits directoire waists and over drapery in one
piece quite stylish at $11 85.
Ladies' Combination Gingham suits in all colors solid with
fancy trimmings at $5 85.
Ladies' Satteen suits tucked waists fashionable colors and
very neatly made at $7 50.
Ladies' Gingham suits very stylish fringed sash choice
colors at $7 00.
Ladies Satteen suits with albetros fedora fronts and velvet
reveres collars and cuffs at $8 50.
And a thousand other styles and qualities which should be
seen to be appreciated.
rr. f. jomiss
w. H. JONES.
JONES : BROTHERS
BT7"2" -A.3TD SELL ALL ECHTI3S OF
rea:l estate. .
or. Fifth and Austin Streets.
We would like a "few
words with you on the
Everybody in Waco
knows we have the larg
est most commodious
and best equipped Car-
pet Department in the
EVervbodv knows we
I carry the largest stock
ot Larpets in the city.
And we want every-
body to know that there
was an extraordinary
large sale of Carpets at
auction in New York
City some two weeks
since at which we
bought very largely for
spot cash ; in fact we
believe we have too
many and have con-
cluded to offer them at
the lowest prices ever
jj quoted in the city for
iNew ana uesiraoie
Goods. There are no
old "chestnuts" in the
lot; no old shop worn
moth-eaten goods but
the very pick of the lot
that was offered.
you can get in a variety
of patterns 3137 40c
45c 50c a yard. These
goods usually sell at 65c
to 85c a yard.
Brussells carpets at
55c and 65c that used
to sell at 75c to 1.00.
Brussels carpets at
75c that would be con-
sidered cheap at $100 a
Wilton Velvets at 90c
and $1.00; not a piece
in the lot worth less than
from $1.25 to $1 .50a yd
And -me are also of
fering this week a line of
all Wool Extra Supers
at 57 aC a yard; also all
Wool three-plys at 75c'
These arc Bargains
and will not be of
fered soon again.
Offer Ten Great Runs this feel
Cor. 5th and Austin Sts.
50 pieces Nainsook Checks at
5 cents a yard.
4-4 bleached soft finish Domestic
6 3-4 cents a yard
20c. Sateens marked down to
12 1-2 cents a yard
2 7-inch China Si)k will be sold at
75 cents a yard.
A large lot Fans worth 2 5 & 3 5 c
for 10 cents each
An elegant line of fine Fans
worth from $1 to $1.50
lor 50 cents each
New lot Silks Umbrellas with
Gold Handles for $150
Bestbl'k & col d Hose in the city
for 25 cents a pair
Novelty lot ofChallies justopen'd
A lot of Ladies' Dongola Kid Button Shoes worked But-
ton Holes for Hi o a Pair.
Extra Good Bargains in all kinds of Shoes and slippers at
Cor. Austin and Sixth Streets.
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TOCO FURNITURE CO. UNDERTAKERS GOODS
II Fine Wood Cement and Metalic (J Burial Cases Burial Rote.
AN EXPERIENCED UNDERTAKER AT THE STORE NIGHT AND DAY SCIENTIFIC EMBALMING.
On Farm and Wild Lands on
" Long Time at Low Rates of
All Business will have Prompt
OVER THE WIRES.
Telegraphic Miscellany Care
fully Culled From Sundry
J. D. Mayfield
o JOHN D. MAYFIELD. tx
JOHN D. MAYFIELD
Secretary Texas Savings Loan Association
'. v respectfully solicits your business. '
JoIaxx J. Majrfielcl.
A ulaaetrona Storm.
Hutchinson Kan. May 8. A dis-
astrous cyclone struck lLo uorthein
part of Pratt county between 7'and &
o'clock last night. Tbe cyclone first
struck at a point five miles southeast
of Stafford and for miles in a north-
easterly direction nothing but a bar-
ren wasto strewn with wrecks of houses
and barns trees and fences with here
and there the bodies of stock either
killed or crippled by the wind. The
casualties as far as heard from aro :
Wm. Crawford neck broken; Win.
Bolt fatally injured; Oliver Beard
paralyzed cannot recover; Jason
Beard internally injured will dio; A.
F. Gainup internally injured; Mrs. J.
Love seriously injured; Peter Scarlot
leg broken; John Bartlett shoulder
blade broken and other injuries will
die; Win. McVeigh internally injured
cannot recover; Joseph Ferris in
jured about the head will die; Mrs.
Uainup uuu uuuu wio uju.uui luvuiuni-
lv iniured and babe's thighs broken;
Mrs. Lindloy fatally hurtj daughter of
George Uceves fatally injured; a. U
Crawford fatal lv injured. About twen
ty or thirty others aro more or less in-
jured. A. F. Gainup's house was to-
tally destroyed and his wifo and young
babe wore carried s distance of 100
feet. Josoph Giles' houso was totally
destroyed and the contents scattered
in every airccvon. a uuudo uvivup-
intr to Mrs. Lindlev ocoupied by her
self and two stepchildren Maudo and
Wm. Blue was blown to atoms. James
Sellers' fine two story house was torn
to pieces and scattered sa that not a
splinter remaineu on we jorwer ttc.
Another larcro house not yot ocoupied
was demolished. A large number of
horses and cattlo were killed or crip-
pled. Many other buildings are more
or less damaged and whore tho cyclone
croitaed the Santa Fo railroad between
Sterling and Alden.the telegraph poles
are leveled to the earth and other
damage done. As soon as tho news
rAinhod Stafford a masB meeting was
held and a committee organized to car
ry on the work of relieving the dis
tress in a systomatio manner. Moro
than a hundred people are left home
less and without food or clothing.
A Jury Without Meullment.
Kansas Cur Mo. May 7. Clara
Graham a beautiful girl of 18 years
was convicted in the oriminal court
yesterday of horse stealing. She con
fessed that on .February la while out
of work she hired a horse and buggy
and started out for a drive. While out
she met Frank McCoy on horseback
and ho joined her and proposed an
elopement direoting her to go to St.
Joseph. She went there and when he
did not come sue drove to iiorton
Kansas and beine out of monev sho
sold the horse and buggy. The jury
found ber guilty and gave her two
A extractive Flrei
GotDTnwAiTE May 8. Parties in
from San Saba report that the two
story stone building oooupied by Ket-
chum & Son. as a drugstore at that
place was destroyed by ore this morn-
ing about 1 o'olook. The lower story
was owned by Ketchum & Son the
upper story by the Odd Fellows.
.Nothing was saved. The loss on tbe
building was over -$4000. Ketohum &
Son had 12000 insuranoe on the build-
and $3000 on stock. The Odd Fel-
lows had a fine hall which with furn-
iture and paraphernalia is a total loss
of about $25000. No snsuranco on
Tbe XieblgM Flrei.
Sui.IiJ.van Mich. May 8. Forest
firos ignited this town yesterday at noon
and burned tho larger portion of it.
Tho loss ascertained to date reaches
$30000 on lumber logs and houses.
Twentv-flvo families aro rendered home
less and destitute. Urand ilaplds sent
an engine that worked all last night to
save the Sullivan Lumber company's
null. One hundred people wero fed
and sheltered at ltavenna Village five
The Heeerd Broke.
New Yobk. May 8. The steam
ship City of Paris of the Inman line
which arrived at Bandy Hook at 11:15
to day has broken all records from
Queonstown. Her bestime is five
days twenty-three hours and seven
minutes. The best previous time on
record which was mado by the Tira-
na was si days ono hour and fifty-
nine minutes It is tho first voyage
accross tho Atlantio inado in loss than
A Mud Bnsanrd
PAducaii. Ky May 8. Mr. Owen
Woolfork employed as onginccr on the
ferry boat V. Owen relates a strango
story of a desperate encounter with a
mad buzzard in Illinois. ODnosite this
oitj. Mr. Woolfork says no was ao-
companyea oj oijuiro luouer aim wan
driving along the road betweon String-
town and the ferry landing Monday af-
ternoon when a buzzard swooped down
and made a vioious attack ooJthe mulo
which was drawing their buggy. The
animal kioked and plungedf and it was
with diffioulty it was restrained from
running away. Leaving tho animal'
tho bird turned its attention to the oc-
cupants of the buggy making repeated
assaults and it was only by a vigorous
application of the whip and an old
sack that they wero enabled to defend
themselves and finally killed the mad
bird. There havo been a number of
rabid dogs in the vicinity during the
last few weeks and it is supposed the
bird contracted hydrophobia by eating
the flesh of tho dead animals.
Galveston May 8. This after-
nooii Austin and Galveston crossed
bajs In' the first game of the league
Score by innings :
Galveston. 80000000 210
Austin S2001200 111
Dallas May 0. The hone team
had an easy victory over Waco to-day.
Score by Innings:
Dalla 8 11112020 11
Waoo 00 0 10 0 0 2 08
A Boheaala aUiherr.
"What is a Bohemian restaurantr
The question was asked in my pres-
ence by. a fair young girl whose
knowledge of restaurants was confined
to Delmonico's and tbe Bavarin with
perhaps an occasional dinner at the
Brunswick. Her companion proceed-
ed to explain. He was a clever writer
on a morning paper anu uau uu wr
tag newspaper work for a number of
years. He bad experienced the usual
ups and downs of such a life and al-
though he if now making a handsome
income he clings to his bohemlan
habits and haunts certain restaurants
where he Js sure-of finding some con-
Eenlal friefcd Vritfc whom he can enjoy
iadinnerand bottle of wine. Some-
what amused at this artless question
from a woman not many years young
sr than himself ho proceeded to ex-
plain that such a restaurant would
probably not bo found on Fifth avenuo
ind his favorite haunts were not oven
on Broadway. When sho had fully di-
gested this no further remarked that
ho had nevor mot any of tho Bo-callod
"Four Hundred" at any of theso
places. Bho was curious to know in
what street such delectablo resorts
wore located and what class of people
frequented them. He must have drawn
an attractive picture for sho expressed
a desire to penetrate into ono of them"
a desire so eager that ho was com-
pelled to promise that it should be
And so. a few nights later the bo-
hemlan habitues of a certain little
basement restaurant inan unfashion-
able street downtown were startled
by tho apppcorance of a group of
ten gay men and women who
occupied the largest table and bad
the iolliest time of any group
assembled there. The men wore oven-
intr dress and tho eirls and their
chapcrono wore gay drosses and new
spring bonnets. Of course a littlo
something extra was ordered for the
dinner by tho enterprising nowspapor
man ana it was voted an exceedingly
ood dL ner. Now York Btar.
A Georgia Silver Mine
Many years ago when tho red men
roamed over tho forest of Georgia
thero was in tho piny woods above
Tazo well a silver mine. Tho location
of this mlno was known only to tho
Indians. They worked it for some
time and brought tho silver to Bucna
Vista to sell to a man who was in the
mercantile business but whoso name
has been forgotten. After a time they
ceased to bring it and tho merchant
upon inquiry learned that tho water
bod inundated tho mine in such away
na to prevent further work He fur-
nished them with pumps of some kind
when they again Drought him silver.
After tho Indians left this country for
the vi est tho merchant offered $1000
to any ono who would discover the
mine. After many fruitless attempts
tho search was given up by all except
ono man who discovered the location
of the mine several years afterward
by the dirt work and tne old pieces of
pump. The gentleman from soma
cause or other was unable to pur-
chuso tho property at tho time and it
is owned by an estate tho heirs of
which have moved away and left the
property uncared for nor do they
know anything of there having been
silver found on the place. Tbe loco- '
tion is known to a Tew persons. It '
'o corroborates everything that has
' about H. Brooklyn Eagle j
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