A J Burd--Mayor--GDN--9 May 1876

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A J Burd--Mayor--GDN--9 May 1876 - nnd 43 peace, under judgments ar.d Ordered by...
nnd 43 peace, under judgments ar.d Ordered by was Mr. Senale of upon of of of was 1, There the institutions, on of on upon [Special Telegram to tlic Gnlmt WACO, May S, 1870. ' There will be about 150 or 200 .men here to-night, and in the between 300 and 400 are expected.- · Waco Fire Department :V:ct those arrived to-night at tlic depot, hi full uniform, with music and escorted to their new engine-house, where champagne rumen was served. The engine- house is a f:ric iwo-St-Sry brick, Splendidly Splendidly decorated with flowers' and -illuminated -illuminated with Chinese Iftnicrns. The Waco -lire-men, ··mo , ' (lOtuTOIncil: eclipse anything- of the kind ., ever attempted here, .and there is -no doubt bi:t everything will be as pleas' ant as could be wislied, for the with that genial hospitality so well known, have their hearts in the celebration, celebration, and len'd helping ha-nds in possible way to make it a grand All sloros and business houses in the city will be closed- to-morrow to give a chance .to er.joy themselves. The offers their, a welcome, aud atfj determined determined to show every fireman that be do'.ibly welcome. The programme for to-morrow is follows: Procession forms at S-j o'clock ir. following order: Band of music, Mayor ar.d City Council in carriages, orator of the dny; members of the prefis, "\Vuco Grays, pioneers, '.visiting iircmcn, with bauds of music, , \Vaco Fire Department, honorary members, Rescue Hook and Ladder Company 1, honorary members, Waco Engine Company No. 1, Steam Engine, hose carriages, and citizens in carriages. The procession will march through the principal streets Xrijm the engine house to tlie fair grounds.' where a .ception speech will be made by l\is honor Mayor A. J. Byrd, followed the speech of orator of the clay, E. Jones, Esr. ' -' Dinner and other refreshments will be served and then gctienii amusements indulged: First race, OLC ir.ilc, any gait in harness, prize $10: second;.firemen's second;.firemen's foot race, 400 yards, free to for-cliampionsliip of the State, pri/.c lire belt; third, wheelbarrow race, to all, -100 yards, tl:-e winner to receive' li silver cup; fourth; gaddlc-horsc race, one mile for purse of .-?10; fifth, bay foot race, free to all over S and 10,200 yard?, prize ·$·*; sixth,, sack nice, competitors to be tied up in and run fifty yard:;; seventh, tournament tournament by Waco Tournament Club, free to ;.n, Other amusements will bo added to the day's pleasures, including a grand LIIL: ua v a i.,ii:uai.. ^a, luo. l l u l l l ^ ball at the McClelland House at night, There was' a cutting affray ut a in Easl Waco to-night, whereby two M. hereby men were cul -- one probably fatally.' Tiie man who did the cutting is in custody.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 09 May 1876, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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