San Antonio Daily Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 4, Ed. 1, Saturday, January 23, 1886 Page: 1 of 4
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I M. du QUESNAY JR. & CO.
Cigars and Tobacco
At.il Male acuta ot I ho
A. DELP1T Fuctory New Orleans.
Will Receive In a few days
A FULL LINE OF GOODS
and INVITE INSPECTION
L.M. du QUESNAY JR. & GO
San Antonio Daily Light
At Factory Prices
3 West Commerce.
Volume VI. Number 4.
SAN ANTONIO TEXAS' SATURDAY JANUARY 23.1886.
Only $5 a Year.
We take occaslonlto mention to our friends and
customers In the City and Country that since we
are through with our annual Stock-taking we have
made great reductions in all our departments and
are offering Bargains to all those in need of any-
Dry Goods Clothing Shoes Hats Etc.
TjtSCome to sec and be convinced that vu mean what we
Coo. H Kalteyor Prosldent - Otto Koohlor Soc. and Managor.
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS.
Bcholz'8 Hall Corner of Commerce and Loaoya Streets.
HB-Lunoh and Meals at all hours. Kvcrythlng served In Klrst-Cla'a Style
follte waiters In attendance. 7-28-Gm
EMPORIUM OF FASHION
This Establishment Is now Replete with All tho Novelties for the
Foil and Winter Season.
Fall and Winter Silks and Satins
Can be seen la lllack and Colored l'laln and ilrooaded. Cataimeres (black
and colored) Tricots Diagonals Serges etc. Camel Hair and Wool Sat-
eens. Velvets and Velveteens In all colors plain and brocaded. Silk
l'ongees Dress l'lalds In single and double widths and
StjtVTrlramlngs to Hilt all Dress Goods.lSt
Gloves Laces and Fancy Goods.
He Is now showing the largest stock of Kid Qloves Mlts I. aces and FancyJGoods
for Ladles and Children ever brought to our city. In Silk Hosiery
he has an endless variety and cannot be undersold.
Fall and Winter Millinery
All the latest Kail and Winter styles and makes of Bonnets and Hats
Ostrich flumes Tips ltibbons nnd Trimmings will be found
there. This department Is under llrtt-oloss artistes
who will pleaso the tastes of all.
Flannels Blankets Linens Cotton Goods
Towellngs Domestic. Prints Ginghams Alpacas Comforters Canton Flan-
nels and Hosiery. Among the other things which were very extensively
purchased by his agents was tho most magnificent stock of Dress
Goods of all kinds ever seen In any dry goods house In Texas.
Kspeclal attention was given to purchasing Fall and Winter
Silks nnd can ho also glvo the greatest bargains In
ill! BtocK or r fti i ana winicr vioiumjr is ido larfft-sicrcr urouitntio Texas nnd era-
bract. in tho latest patterns I'rinco A Hurt. Cutaway Frock and 8ack Bnlts.
A vury lame and complete stock of Ladles'. Misses'. Men's and Uoys'
Shoes and Hoots. A full lino of Htetson Sort and HtltT Hats.
Also a full stock of Gentlemen's Furnlshlnjr Uoodi.
FURNITURE AND CARPETS
Ills Furniture Department Is completo wltli
in this line Araontrnttnr trooJs wu nnd l'lush
Ssssoned Cord Vo4
Delivered at any place in the city nt $
Bercord or lor solo at yard corner of
tarr and Chestnut streets nt $3 BO per
cord. Tt le phone No. (iU. lilO-Uin
Cocil Rsiults In Every Case.
II. A. Ili-aclforil. ttliolmalu panel- ilcil'u- uf
Cliattanooira. Tenn wiltea that li
it tliat SCltllll
entirely cured bv
Nlnconlilchtliiiuboliiuiuseil It In his ramlly
rni all Coughs anil Colds Willi host icsult.
This li tbu cxH.-rlenco of thousands whose
i have la-en actl by this wnudt-rrul Ills-
Trial Mottles trw at A. Iirvlsa' llniK
Speclsl to Artists
Ono of tho ttnest establishments ttiat San An
tonio ir not Ti.xas can uouet or is tho Art
llallet-y or u. n. Miicucr at an uninnic
can tw hail artist'
materials of both donicstlo and 1
Itorteil kinds r.nir nit Inifs cliromos and
paintings mi) on hand In an ell. Ileus Mil li ly.
Picture frames mouldings and materials for
rresco and siirn painiihu in mure vanclles.
China decorations and material inrvrax. How-
its In a larito assorlmcut Mr. Mueller re-
ceives direct from factories largo shipment ol
paints oils and other material In that lino al
welt as window irlass and tlucilomestloanil lm-
ported decoratlvo wall paicr arc specialties In
Whllo money ts close w ages ami price s low
cxiienses should lio cut down tu eery house
hold. Economy tho watch wont for Mothers
Lung Hjritp. Stopt
tho Chest In Olio llllrht.
It Is just tho leuiedy
for hard limps. 1'rlco nil opnts
pies free. Sold by II. I. l-'owlc
it. Colin i
The two-story residence. No.4no Avo
nue K. Fottetston given on the 1st of
f eoruary. Appiy to u connor s anui-
ran bankers l-18-Ct
Shoes and Hats
Household Goods and he will suit everybody
Parlor Suits Mohair Parlor Suits Walnut and
niieu promptly anu satisfaction guaranteed
and Acequia Stro3t
In order that sull'erers mav know
that Acker's Dyspepsia Tablets will al-
wavs cure luem. unirianu a i:n.. ami
II. I. Fowler emnhatloallv sav that If
the Tablets do not re'leve every case of
lll'man. to -on.llnl C... I..... ..I.
Sick Headache Heartburn etc. thev
do not want any pay. The physicians
say iney are lue nnest combination that
can oe lounu. t'rtce 23 cents.
US-Fur evervthinc needed'ln llmlnm
her line call on F. J. lleltel at Inter
national anu ureat northern depot ly
Mr llomcconathlo denartment la
now comnlete. and I can now furnish
medicines of that school In anv form to
either physicians or the public A full
stock or pellets sugar-or-m!lk powder
papers viais nnu an iiomrropatino par
anuernalla alwava on hand. Ilarrv I.
Fowler 14 West Houston street. 1-7-tf
"Tho mclauthnly days hao come?
Tho saddest of tho car."
TothoHCtfUircrlnir wllh liiillirehllriu. nialiitlu.
tlutnti chills Immiio bliNMl iheuinatism dys-
ociisia. torpid liter and nlaht swciits Iho
''melancholy date" aro doulily sad. llrowu's
j ron luiiic certain us ucai li. win euro ) on anil
mo or all these tbinirs. I'rltv II per lioltlo.
For sale by Itaxland it Co. 3
Horses Mules:tnd Wagons tl Auction.
Kvery morning- at 10 o'clock sharp coniu
inir ceunoeuay. ix-ccinber si. Coino every
bodyi you aro all Invited. On Military I'hua
In Trout ot Southern Hotel.
1S-SI lm B. M. WHAltTON.
For Hoarseness Whooping Cough Ppi
ot tho Wlnd-pipo known as crowing dfs
nnu uiueeu inr aii pulmonary ailments i
common nmoniMhollttln npnnln. Mmtf.
atl pulmonary ailments most
among tho llttlo
TWO-HIT COUtllt 8YHU1 Is a certain ottro.
sale bv F. Kaltcycr & Hon.
SBrUcar In mind that Frank J. lleltel
keeps builders' hardware and lumber at
the International and Great Northern
THEATMUAL JOi'TINuS. .
A Startling Attraction at The
Female Bate Qallist. Alvin Joslln at
Turner Hall.-Amutemenlt. - Pott
Tlie performs it s of the l-'renclt Upeni
lloiine Company nro looked upon
highly luimoial In the City ol Mexico-
thla on the authority or the Two Itepuh-
Ilea. The earns aper admits however.
mat lueycan Mini in urn- uei tui-ir au-
mlsslon for high art to Investigate the
moral effect of play depicting the frnll
aide of Krencli life.
Alvin Joilln (Charles I. luvis) svlll be
here on the 25th and 20th at Turner Hall
In all his glory of diamonds and imperii
Salvlnl Is C7 years old.
The German Comedy Company give n
performance to-morrow evening at Tur-
Ilertrand the champion trick-skater
of the northwest will also accompany
the Imperial Cadets.
Sally's "Corner (frocery" will be the
next attraction at Turner Hall itfler
"Alvin Joslln" In all probability.
Freeman's Young Lady Imperial Ca-
dets whloh appear at the Fashion Then-
treon Wednesday next and stay there
for live nights are undoubtedly one of
the finest drilled companies ever before
the public . They are always willing to
compete with any of the local military
companies of the various cities they vis-
It. Their commandery drill of the
Knights Templar makes the members of
the ancient order envious and this Is
also the case with the Knights or t'ythl-
as and the Hussar drills they execute.
From all points favorable press notices
of their Interesting and Intricate evolu
tions nave been received oy inem.
On Saturday and ri mdav a portion of
the I.ady Imperial Cadets will play bate-
uan uaicnes at ine unse-uau grounus
with a local club. I. miles are especially
Invited to be present at this novel sight.
When Miss Ulanclifl Curtlsse was per
forming In "Only n Farmer's Daugh-
ter" two complimentary tlcknts were
presented at the door by two boys of a
different pattern to Hiosh used In this
city by the company. Manager Itlscho
asked them where they got them and
he was told they were given to theio by
another boy. This lame explanation
did not satisfy Mr. Itlscho. nnd be re-
mteu tuem aumisston. lie men in-
formed a-Limir reporter that there had
evidently been some crooked business
in ttvs matter anu auppoiteu ins asser-
tion by stating that Mr. Wheeler the
advance agent of the company had been
expecting a bundle of tickets from the
company's printer but they did not ar-
rive on time and he left without get-
ting them. On the arrival of the com-
pany a bundle of tickets was brought
to him from the post olllce which wero
those expected by Mr. Wheeler. None of
ineseiiCKeis were ptaceu in circulation
by Mr. Hische or any member of the
company as they did not possess any
yet by some unknown means It was
found that Mr. Ludwlg Mahncke had
two given to him by ayoungman whose
name It Is not advisable at tills stage to
publish anu tnree oiner tick is were
presented at Turner Hall on the second
night of the performance. How did
tnese tiCKeii come in circulation r
Some one In the Poitofllce must know
how this distribution took place and
tuat person must aiso ue aware oi ine
severe penalty attached Id such n pro-
ceeding. composer ot "Illllle Taylor' and other
ngnt operas win snortiy star in a musi-
cal piece called "Inside Out." In this
rnmpilr Mr. Solomon anneara In 11 dif
ferent euaractera anu piaya sotos upon
lOdlflerent Instruments. He appeared
in tnis pieoe in i.onuon lor iuu ntgnis.
Although Thomas Keene's recent
naralvtlo attaok Is of a temporary char
acter. It is likely to recur on the first
repetition of overwork. Whether he
will complete his engagements this sea
son or not Is very doubtful.
Kobertl.. Downing who played Hunk
Monk In "Tally Ho" at Turner Hull re
cently will hereafter appear only. In the
legitimate inciuuing in ins repel
Virglnlus I.ady of Lyons lngomar
Itomto and Juliet.
"Jack In the Box." the English
rets will be produced In New Vork for
the first time next Monday. Carrie
swain plays ine tiue'roie.
This la tliat the correspondent of the
Sporting and Theatrical Journal says of
ot the '-Gran Clrco Orrln" In -Mexico:
"The best move the Orrlns can make Is
sine the popular ballad. Adlos n Mex
Ico' for here they have played out
1'eople do not believe In them any more
they have heard too many complaints
by good artists who are gentlemen and
ladles of their treatment. It Is possi-
ble that the Orrlns may stay out the full
season uui we uoudi it for I ne
running behind terribly nnd th
earlv In the season. The artists com
plain that the dressing rooms are la
open air and In the same space with the
horses which Is not alone very un
healthy but even dangerous In this high
Hall's Great Moral Show It also tlnd
Ing Mexico to be a very hard country
The Turners and their lady friends
uance to-iiigui at me nan on Houston
l.eoiure to-night at the Casino Hall by
Hon. J. Brooks Supreme Matter Work-
man Ancient Order United Workmen of
the United States. A hop will take
place after the lecture.
juasqueraue uau at xest auaruen to-
Theatre and dance at Krltch's hall to-
Theatre and dance at Arbeiter Vereln
Hall to-morrow night.
The Knights ana Ladles of Honor of
Alamo Lodge No. 100 will soon give a
misquera-'e ball at Soholz'a ball.
Every first-class dealer sells Oncia
Purls cluarettes. Avoid lnlurlous Iml-
I Utlons. 4-7-1y8S
THE COW-BOY'S INSTITUTE.
AVory Readable Article on the Subject
from Bill Nye.
No one can go through the wide terri-
tory of Montana to-day without being
strongly impressed with the wonderful
grow Hi of the great cattlo growing and
grazing Industry of that territory. And
yet Montana li hut llienorthtrn eitrcm
Ily of thu great grazing belt which lira
I II" font ..Ml Ilni-Lf Mountains ki.
ttniiing ttum tlle itrltloli possetslont on
cnorllito the Mexican border on the
onhi extending eaitHatd too aa far aa
tho arable lands of Dakota Nebraska
Montana at this season of the year Is
iho paradise of the sleek high-headed
2-j ear-old Texas steer with bis tall over
the tlaih-board aa well as the slock
yearling born on the range beneath tho
glorious mountain sky and tinder tho
auspices of round-up No. '21.
I do not say this to advertise the ttock-
growing business because It Is already
advertised too much anyway. So many
millionaires have been made with "free
gratt" and the early-rlslrg. aulomatlo
branding-Iron that every man In the
United Stales who has a cow that can
stand the Journey teems to be about to
take her weat and embark In business at
n cattle king.
Hut let me warn the amateurcow man
that In the great grazing reglona It
takes a good many acres or thin grass to
maintain the adult tteer In affluence tor
13 months and the great pastures at the
base or the mountains are being pretty
well tested. Moreover I believe that
these great conventions or cattlemen
wnere tree grass ami easily acquired pr
unes are naturally auve rtiseu win tenu
o overstock tho ranees at lsst and
rounder the goose that now lays the gol
den egg. This or course. Is really none
oi my business mil n i man i now nou
then refer to matters that do not con-
cern ine 1 would be regarded as reticent.
My Intention however. In approach-
ing the great cow Industry which by
the way is anything but an Industry
being in fact more like the seductive
manner whereby a promlsory note ac
quires two per cent per month without
even stopnlnir to spit on Its hands was
to refer Incidentally to the proposition
or an English friend of mine. This
friend seeing at once the great magni-
tude of the cow Industry and the neces-
sity for more and more cowboys has
suggested toe tuea ot ettauiisning cow-
boys' college or training tcbool for self-
made young men who ilt tire to hecomo
accomplished. The average English-
nan mil most aitvajs tiling oi some-
hlng that nobody elte would naturally
lilnk of. Now our cattleman would
ve cone on for years wltli lilt great
tteer emporium without thinking ores-
laotisning an insiiiiiiion wuereapoor
boy might go ami learn to ropo a fotir-
ear-oiu in sucu a way as to turow
lm on his stomach with a sickening
Diit now that the Idea has been turned
loose I shall look fonvanl to the time
wiiett weaiuiy men wno nave ueen in
the habit or dying and leaving their
money to other Institutions will meet
wllh a change of heart and begin to en-
the cowboys' college and the Mav-
rick hotbed of bronco sciences.
We live In an nee of rapid advance
ment In all branches of learning and
people who do not rite early In tho
morning w 111 not retain their position In
the procession. I look forward wllh
confidence to the day when no cowboy
will undertake to ride the range with-
out n. diploma. Educated labor Is what
we neeu. uowuoys wno can ten you in
sclentillo terms why It Is always the
blireest steer tnat eats "nlceon weed"
In the spring and why he should
swell up and bust on u rising Chicago
I hone that the day Is not far distant
when In the holster of the cowboy we
will find the Iliad Instead ofthe kOllad
tbe unauriugeu dictionary instead oiair
Itemlngtoirs great work on Homicide
As It is now 'on the ranges you might
ride till your Mexican saddle ached
be lore you wouiu nnu a cowooy
who carries a dictionary with him. For
that reason the language used on the
general round-up Is at times grammatic
ally inoorreci anu many ot our leaning
cowbovt snell "oavvv-vard" with a "k."
A college for riding roping branding
cutting out corrnnng luauing nnu un-
loading and handling cattlo generally
wouiu oe a great Doon 10 onir young
men who are at present groping In dark
and pitiable Ignoranoe of the habits ot
the untutored cow. Let the young man
first learn bow to sit up three nights In
succession through a bad March snow
storm and "hold" a herd of restless cat-
Let him then ride through the hot
sun and alkali dust a week or two sub-
sisting on a chunk of disagreeable side
i Dan a irap.
m nnd In hire
bis constitution and preamble. .All
these things would give the cow stu-
dent an Idea of bow to ride the range.
The amateur who hat never tried tor de
n skittish and sulky range has still a
great tieai to learn.
Tbe young Maverick savant could
take a kindergarten course in the study
of cow brands. Here a wide field opens
up to the scholar the adult steer In
the great realm of beef Is now it walking
Chinese wash bill a Hindoo poem In tho
original Junk-shop alphabet a four-
leeired Greek Inscription punctuated
with Jlmiami a stenographer's notes of
a riot a uiru s-eyo viewoi a premature
explosion In a hardware store.
1 be cowboy who can at once grappio
with the great problem of where to put
the steer with "11 bar II" on left shoul-
der "Key circle G" on left side "Heart
D Heart" on right b!p left ear crop
wattle te wattle and seven hands round
with "Datli U Dash" on right shoulder
"vented" wattle on dew lap vented and
"I. D. Q." "C. O. D." and "N. O."
vented on right side keeping traek of
transfers range nnd postotllce of last
owner baa certainly got a future which
lies mostly aneau of mm
Perhaps I have said too much on this
subject but when I get thoroughly
awakened on this great porter-house
steak problem I am apt to carry the
matter too far.
The Invalid Pensions Committee
Wiiiiixuios January 22. The House
Committee on Invalid Pensions to-day
agreed to report favorably tbe bill to ex-
tend tbe limitation clause of the arrears
or pensions aot to January 1 lbSS. The
bill will be favorably reported to the
House at tbe first opportunity with a
view of relieving the widows' pension
bill of the amendments intended to ac-
complish the same object. It being the
onlnion of the committee tbat the meat.
urts should be separately discussed lnN
ttouie. i ne oommiu.e aiso uiscusseu a
bill to pension all disabled soldiers de-
pending on their manual labor for sun-
port but final action on this question
was uoi taken.
Names f the Surviving Veterans in
The question of a teml-ccnlennlal cele-
bration ofthe fall of the Atamohat been
under discussion but Ihe extreme lukc-
warmncts of those nbo should laku the
most Interest hat irelly much discour-
aged all ell'ortt In t lint direction and re-
pressed what little palriotlo enlhtitlasm
that hat dared to manifest Itself. Her.'
on the scene of the heroic deeds or men
whose names will last to long ns valor
ous deeds aro venerated there It little
or no rcognlllon or the day on which
they offered up their lives on the altar
of liberty and won a nation rlllv
years will have passed on the Cth day or
aexi Aiarcu since uiai event nnu not one
public demonstration hat yet commem-
orated this da)-. To w tiling slaves It Is
useless to talk or freedom so to men
with nogratltude and enthusiasm Ills
no me to talk of patriotism. Hut very
rw or the veteran or tho Ten at rebel
lion aro yet wllh the living and tlie
number In this county will not reach a
score. They aro all old and honorable
men anu a ptiuno Demonstration (-1
recognition of their services would do
honor to those who gave it. Of the sur-
vivors of the Texas army or Indepen-
dence only C'aptnln William MoMaster
Edward Miles Hen Thomas William
Caruthcrs E. If. Tlmuioney Nat .Mit-
chell and Sam McCulloclt are the Amer-
icans nuw living In this city and county
and .Mateo Caslllas Jesus Gomes ami
l gnaclo htplnotaare the Mexicans who
look part with the Americans In
the siege or San Antonio or siege or
iiexar as li is called in History under
IleitMllain In December. 1SJ5. Amoiiir
the Santa Fe prisoners are Nicolas Lad-
ner and John C. Howard. JohnTwohlg
as taken prisoner hy General Won In
his capture or this city taken to I'crole
State of Vent Cruz where .Mr. Twohlg
dug through n thick wall and made his
escape reaching San Antonio through n
thousand dangers and hardships. W. A.
Wallace better known as "Hlg loot"
whose thrilling deeds of frontier lira are
the delight or ihe lovers or stories of ro-
mance and Indian wars. Is yet living In
Medina County. Ilesldes theie the
prominent actors In the war of Texas In-
dependence are rapidly very rapidly
passing away. There Is but one of the
slirners ol tho declaration of Independ
ence left S. W. lllount living In San
Augustine Texas. The declaration of
Independence was signed on March 'J
1M10 but the patriots in the Alamo knew
nothing of It they having been besieged
since February il and they were jet
lighting for the Mexican Constitution
of lS-'l and against tho usurpation of
Santa Anna. The flag that floated to the
breeze over the Alamo until the last de-
fender was dead had the simple figures
"lSr on the white stripe or the red
white and green.
There are yet but two survivors or the
(iollad mattacre William L Hunter
living In Goliad and John (J. Duvai now
living In thla city with Captain llobardt.
In averv few years not one of these men
will bo living and then perhaps some
expression or gratitude may be attempt-
ed when they are Insensible to all human
Another Mining Horror.
WiiEti-txii V. V. January Si Ad-
ditional particulars of yesterday's coal
mine explosion at Newtutrg have been
received. From present nppearanoes at
least Si lives nnd In all probability 10
more have been sacrlllced many of the
dead being most respected citizens. At
the hour named whllo the day shift of
miners wero nt work In the mine which
Is located near the outskirts of town
the air was suddenly reat with a most
tremendous explosion from the deep
shaft or the colliery. A dense cloud or
mingled smoke and vapor arose liOO feet
in ine air. a ruin was at once mane ror
the mouth or the mine. In n moment
hundreds or citizens had congregated
about the shaft their faces filled with
consternation and alarm. The sound
was heard 10 miles away.
It Is now supposed that .17 men wero
Imprisoned and the prevailing opinion
Is that all are dead although a few min-
ers express u hope that some of them
may uavo esoapeu tuo eiiects or mo ex
plosion'. The slope where Ihe aocldenl
occurred Is but two years old and Is
about n mile from oilier outlets to the
mine l or Vj years the company h
averaced '2M tons of coal per day. and
It was the principal Industry of this
place nllordlngemployment to about 2.")
The Ohio Senate.
Columhum January 22. The Itepubll
can portion of tbe Senate adjourned to
to-morrow morning Instead of taking a
recess. There are virtually two Senates
at the present time each contending for
authority. There Is n great deal of
speculation as to what will be the fur
ther proceedings. The opposing sides
have been In caucus during tbe after
noon but the programme of proceedings
on tbe part of either has not been made
piiunc iiepuuucans win meet to-inor
row mornlnif. but will not have a work
Ing majority. About nil the Democrats
leit or tneir pomes lo-nigni anu n is
doubtful U any of them wlii respond In
the morning. It Is suggested that about
tlie only course to be pursued is to an-
lourn from day to day and compel the
aitenuance oi memoers. it wouiu on
Impossible to proceed to consideration
of contest cases In open Senate unless
the Lieutenant-Governor should bold
that In tbe consideration of these cases
seventeen Itenubllcan members
constitute a majority against the 20
Democrats including ine iiamuion
"Don't You Dare to Kiss My Ilaby" Is
the title ot the latest piece of alleged
original poetry that has started on 11
rounds. Tho bard sets forth In emphat-
lo language the dangers of the practice
of baby kissing. The communication of
rontaglous(llsease by kissing so often
the subject of warnings against farewell
kisses of the dead. Is the climax of tbe
poem The young and tender years ot
babies make them peculiarly liable to
danger from diseases which may be
transmitted by kissing. If foad mothers
will only take tbe hint and refuse to let
people kiss their babies unless they have
a special right to do to.lnttead of urging
people to Uss them. It would be a great
relief to Presidents and candidates for
other omces all of whom expect to be
rresiuenis. iruiiaueipma Times
--The only olgarettes which do not
suok to ine nps aro upcra mm.
The Latest Crazo Which Hat Struck
"Do you know the very latest thing la
our society?" Inquired n married lady of
"Murray" of Hie Indianapolis Xews tho
other tiny as tho sighted two or threo
young ladles sealed In tho gallery sot
apart for Iho families of the members.
"No" salrl I "Iftlicro are new crimps 1
should like ti know what they are."
"Well I don't know whether 1 ought to
tell you or nut. You men are so cynical
about these things. It II English you
kiow and Is certainly new to me. Do
you tee that pretty blonde over there In
the member' gallery?" I looked across
In the direction the Indicated and saw
several pretty blondct and laid so but
she finally designated the particular
one meant. "Hell" said "what
It the new racket?" "It Is gar-
ters" said she. "It Is quite a
now thing In garters and when I say It
Is English I mean It was brought over
hyotieoftho young ladles attached to
n foreign legation it struck Washington
on .New Y'ear's Day so for as lean
learn. Of course you won't be shocked
to know that young ladles as well as
married people wear garters. I know
jou won t because gentlemen pretty
generally wear them 1 understand also.
The English minister wears one outside
his pantaloons on ono leg you know.
This Is a neat concern In colors to suit
the fancy or wearer and is worn above
the left knee. It Is put on on New
Year's Day and worn continuously on
the theory that the wearer will be mar-
ried before the year Is out. If she takes
It oil It breaks her luck. Now that young
lady oyer there has a very pretty neat
yellow garter of tine wool ami she has
distributed a number of various colors
among her femalo acquaintances. Oh
It la quite a new thing' said my Inform-
ant. "You nerd not laugh; there is no
telling how many young ladles In Wash-
ington have this crare or how many are
going about with a yellow blue or red
woolen garter strapped to their left
limbs." Hut why left i" I Inquired.
1 hat I do not know unless It Is because
It Is nearest the bean." wus the re
sponse. "Am 1 led to Infer that the
young lady wears her stockings also tin
til she meets the fatal charmer?" "Oh
not at nil. It's only the garter yuu
know." "nave you any weii-aiitn.rt
cated case whero the charm has worked
successfully?" "No not yet" she
laughingly replied. "Ilut t promise to
let vou know the first caso which comes
under my observation.
No Truth In the Reports.
Wahiimito.v January 2-'. I'rlvate
Secretary Lamont said to-day In regard
tu the reported attitude ofthe President
on the subject that r.: yet the President
has not received any requests from the
Senate for Information as to olllclal
changes anil consequently there can be
no truth In the reports that he has re-
ceded from the position which be had
been called upon to take.
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Silts Satins anil Velvets
Cloaks and Wraps of all Ms.
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Overcoats Etc. Etc.
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A new normal school has bsen opioid
It Is feared that th. grasshoppers will
ruin the cotton crop ccmplstsly to
.lot. II. K'o. waa elected Prstldent of
Hi. Mazatlan City Council for 1880 and
Ilernaba Acotta Vice-President.
The Mexican Eleclrlo Light Company
under th. presidency of Mr. Labtdle la
lenus 10 soon ngnt inc principal stores
by tho Keith system.
The late cold snell was so lnteasa on
Ihe Gulf coast that Icicles hung on the
telegraph line between Jalapa and Pa-
rote an unusual phenomenon.
The light-house which tbe Sonora rail-
road set up at Oueymes last April has
not yet been opened for service simply
because the State of Sonora has not built
a house for th. keeper.
The reboza (shawl) makers or Jalisco
have combined In a union and started a
factory In Guadalalara. Each artisan
has a share In tbe factory which Is to
run on tbe co-operative plan.
ihe soldiers of th. Flflb. Twelfth.
Seventeenth and Twenty-first Battal-
ions of Federal troops who want to
Slnaloa to right the Yaquls hay. betn
inoculated against yeuow tev.r.
The dynamite used by the Govern-
ment of Guanajuato during 1885 In the
work of blasting the CosJIn tunnel oost
$201. The tunnei Is being built In con-
nection with tbe new water-works.
Some or th. aldermen of Taoubaya
propose to appoint as City Treasurer a
man hy the name or Manjarret. tie Is
said to be n man or unquestioned hon-
esty and Integrity but neither able to
read nor write.
An agent of the Government of Hon-
duras and Nicaragua has lately arrived
at Merlda to hire soma laborers skilled
In tbe cultivation of bencqtiln to estab-
lish the same industry In those Central
The directors or the United Mexican
Mining Company have received the fol-
lowing telegram : The exeats of returns
over outlay on tbe mine of San C'ayeta-
no de la Ovejera for the week ending
December 12 ISM Is $2709; Santa Moni-
ca $1011; El Diamante J132.
deported vinrcssly for tho Light by 8. 8.
Fluid A Co. 21 tioledad Street I
N:w Voiik January St. Cotton Ppots
all t mlddllna v Uui sales 124 tailes
utures barely sti-udy. January U.1KH.I71
ehniarr. V.IT'LIMH! March. UlMilOJig! SnrlL
:tll.40! May VJifilVMl June S.SIiliKi;
July. .Tin.u.Ilt August U.Ta.TV September
v w.iiu.Eii uctoW v.vtiit.a.
New VnnK January SI. Ptock Market
Northwestern litlUt Delaware and Ijscka-
wanna 1 IT t M. l'aultu.
LtvEiipnou January 21. Cotton Spots
dull I middlings ral Orleans & !dl sales.
Tun bales! receipts ftuj bates. Futures
qulctt January-February 410; February
.March 4 00; March-April t.K!.
Cmcti!o.January 2a Wheat otcadyt May
KPtc. Corn steady; May 4USC. fork steady;
Msyli.l.V. Unliliajy; May 81V. Uecelnta
Wheal imij bushels. Cum. trju) buihf!.
Hogs. Kin head. Shipments-Wheat SOW
bushels. Corn 2.1.1)0 bushels.
and Shelf-Worn Out-of-
New and Desirable
Jerseys for Laiies Misses Children.
Sillc Lisle Thread & Cotton Hosiery.
Kid Gloves Handkerchiefs Fans.
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