San Antonio Daily Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 73, Ed. 1, Wednesday, April 14, 1886 Page: 1 of 4
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West Side Bridge. -mM- JJLJ..M. J Wholesale and Retail.
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY APRIL 14 1886.
Volume V( Number 73.
Only $5 a Year.
Immense shipments In our Dry Goods Cloth-
ing and Shoe Departments have been opened
inlhe last few days and many more are com:
Inc. This week we are offering Special Bar-
THE DAY'S DOINGS.
8ANOU1NAHY BT. LOU18 - WEAltY
Llvoly London-Naughty Now York-
Anxloua Alexandria Chrlatlnn
Chicago Auroral Austin
Border Bowie Report
Laces and EmMoMery
HOSIERY LACE CURTAINS
LinensTowels and Table-Covers.
NOYELTIES IN RUCH1NGS SHOES AND SLIPPERS.
OUR CLOTHING DEPARTMENT ISTHE LARGEST
IN WESTERN TEXAS.
Main and Military Plazas San Antonio Texas
JAMES P. HICKMAN JR. PROPRIETOR
Convenient to business center vrith belt accommodations. 64 1
A. A. At F. A. BROOKS. ROBERT II. IIUNSTOCK.
THE POPULAR CORNER DRUG STORE.
I'TiNBHD ONLY IIY
SKILLFUL AND KXl'K-
KIKNCKD I' II A II MA fj
CISTS OK NONE lit I'
TIIR Lit HI! NT MKDI
CINES AT P KICKS j
THAT DEFY COMI'KTI
Fltnn TO ANY I'AItT
'"OF THE CITY.
X I'AHTMENT OPEN DAY
I TEI.EIMIONF. 231.
L. ORYNSKI & CO.
302 and 304 S. Side Military Plaza Cor. S. Flores St. San Antonio.
l.UIIIN'f ltlNNI'.I.I.'S ATKINSON'S ALI'IIIID WIIKIIITH AND COLUATI'.'S FINEST I'M-
Miiko no inlitake.-Tlio Corner Drug Dloruof
L. ORYNSKI & CO.
302 and 304 S. Side Military Plaza.Cor. S. Flores St.
Cull nml son llio must elegant itml expensive Sil and Mineral Water Fountain In the Statu
W. J" ZE3ZOILiIj-AnSrZD
CITY T STORE.
1 4 Commerce Street San Antonio
Carries the Inigcst stock of un
INDIA CHINA AND JAPAN TEAS
Of any lioufw lit tlio Plate. 8lortkefjorR nml hcmla of fiiinillrn w 111 do well I
their purcluiscs at DiIsfstiihllHhniont. 'HiolullowlnKdri'inCairicHulwiiyBlnet
JAVA MOCHA MARACAIBO RIO Etc.
This hoitso supplies Delicious Fr
Buarauitiii. i u coiivu 11111
TELEPHONE NO. MM.
Til OS ZOl'PS
STRICKER & ZOPFS
Work Itooins opioslto Ur
ill Clock llepalrlnir. Only tlie most
NO. 14 NAVAIIKO STIIEKT.
TRY J. WALKERS'
GOLDEN BOOT AND SHOE STORE
Fur an etuy lit. Hoots and sboci made at prices to suit ovoryono. Repairing whtlo you wait
S. B. WITCHELL - - Agent
221 Commerce Street - - Opposite Nlc. Tengg's Old Stand
Oysters Fish and Game.
Riverside Cafe Restaurants
Bcholz's Hall Corner f Commerce and Losoya Streets
B3rIunoli anil Mealsat alljiours
Follte waiters in attendance.
JUST RECEIVED I
A Large Stock of New Goods
Wlilcll will Ijo Bold
AT THE LOWEST FIGURES.
You can! got suits or tlio FINEST IMI'OUTED Oil DOMESTIC! CLOTHS mado up in tho
latest fashion eiociallylo) our order at inodcrato prices by VALENTINE LOUHA the
Popular Tailor. Comuiereo street near bridge Ouly nrst-elass vrorknieu employed and the
boat trimmings used. A lit guaranteed.
VAL. LORRA vopuiar Tailor. Commerce St. near Bridge.
St. Louis April 13. The Inquest was
commenced this morning by Coroner
Nldlllt on the body of C. U. Thompson
killed on the bridge Friday last after
the (hooting by the Deputy Sheriffs In
the yards of the Louisville and Nashville
railroad. The Deputy Sheriff confined
thli olty were taken from the all to
the morgue sworn over the ilead body
asd the Inquest then proceeded. Testi
mony was taken during the afternoon
and late In the evening the Jury returned
a verdict that decased came to his death
from a bullet fired by an unknown per-
i amongst a posse 01 men composed
Deputy Sheriffs trackmen and clerks.
on the east esd of the St. Leuls bridge
whilst they were fleeing from Kast St.
was net luatllle
The n-ast St. Louis inquest also termi
nated this evealng and the Jury found a
verdict that the victims of the shooting
on Friday last came te their deaths bj
unsuot wounus wuion were inmcieu
v nlstols or lilies In the hands of certain
Deputy Sheriffs aentlonlngthelr aames
and holding them responsible for their
Information comes from bedalla no..
that the strike Is dying out there. New
men aro going to work dally generally
of the class most needed (machinists)
and many of tho old men are leaving for
otherplaces In search of work not being
able to remain Idle any loager. Severn!
will go to California. The master csr-
buliuer says he has all the men he needs
at present and that his department Is
equally well supplied at Hannibal and
Washington April 13. In the Senate
house bill was passed authorizing the
Secretary of War to deliver to tho law-
ful owner en proper proof certain
classes of property captured In the late
ar consisting of family heirlooms sil
verware watches etc.
The fisheries resolution was then
placed before the Senato.
Alter consiucrauie ucuaio jui. rjco
resolution was brought lo a vote and
reed to yeas m nays iu. ui me
ilrmatlve votes. 20 were Republicans
nnd nine Democrats. The resolution
declares It to be the sense of the Senate
that Congress sliouiu not provide lor
any Joint commission to consider und
ei!ln the liberies Question.
The inter-state ceinmarce mil was
then placed before the Senate lu enter
to secure Its right-of-way at 2 o ciock tomorrow.
CmCAcio April 13. A Mock Island
111. special says there come reports
from the different divisions of the Hook
Island road representing that the freight
conductors and brakemen met In secret
session yesterday to consider the sub
Ject of wages. As a result a delegation
will wail upon auperinienuuni mruoau
Weunesaay to asg. an increase oi pay
uaf to tnat receiveu Dy an similar em
nveson the llurilngton and. St. I'au
and the northwestern roads.
The Methodist ministers of this city.
at tbelr regular meeting yesterday ens
cussed the eight-hour movement and
almost unanimously lavoreu it. Hie
feature of the discussion was a series of
remarks by lllshop liowman of St.
Louis lie ueoiarea me recklessness oi
the strikers In r.ast St. Louis and across
the bridge was caused in a large part
bv the carelessness of the railway
companies regarding the mutual welfare
of their employes. Some time he ex-
ectea to wage up in tne morning anu
ear that Chicago was on tire In six or
seven places mere was no suon con-
flict between labor and capital as had
been Intimated. The agitators were lot
considering the faot that the price ef
laeor nan neen steadily increasing ior
tho last ou vears. wn lie ior tne same time
tne inoome oi capital naa pern ueoreas
mar. "i aon't wait to oe taken as ae
fending Jay Gould." said the bishop
I would like to see some one take blm
bv the neck and kick him through New
ork as long as he was not killed." He
thought that It the masses could be
brought to realize that there wasn't any
coafllct the eight-hour question would
The Senate Committee on Commerce
to-day agreed to favorably raport on
Representative James' bill to regulate
the commercial sale of (roods and mer
chandise The bill read as follows: That
the residents of each State and Terrl
tory may within other States and Terrl
tones and within the District of Coluni
bla solicit from dealers or merchants
orders for goods and merchandise by
sample catalogue caru list aescription
or other representation without pay
ment ol any license or mercantile tax.
Senator I) rye to-day reported favor
ably from the Committee on Commerce
aq amendment Intended to be proposed
to the postofflce appropriation bill. It
Increases the appropriation for Ibe trans
portation of foreign malls from $375000
to $1000000 and provides that this
amount shall inolude railway transit
across tne istnmus or ranama. The
amendment further changes the bill so
as to direct the Postmaster-Ueneral to
enter Into oontracts with American built
and registered steamships whenever
possible such contracts not to exceed
$uuuouu oi tne sum nereny appropriated
The United Slates Treasurer has pre
pared statements showing that the net
coin and bullion In the treasury en April
10 was S153.320.8S8. an Increase of $27.-
212273 alnce July 31 last. Also that
tne amount ot staaaaru silver dollars in
circulation April 10. eutof a total coin
age of $220940121 was 152201300. On
juiy oi last tne amount in oircuia-
tlon was $3U.284.433 out of a total coin
age or $205784381. The silver coinage
during the first 10 days of the present
month amounted to $101000 and during
tne same perioa ine increase in circuia-
tlon was si.iui.uxi.
The House Committee on Indian Af-
f.lra h.Ii rrH n f.tm .hi. r..
port on a bill introduced In the Senate
by Senator Dawes to provide for the
shall partly recover tils health one of his
rriendt think tnat wnen nis pnysicians
in permit mm to travel ne wiuiaae
sea voyage and that he will then be
ppolnted Minister to Austria. "Man-
ilnir'e appointment." said this gentle
man "would be very pleasantly received
by Austria and would help to remove
the slight difference that has existed
nee the heliy incident."
Font IlottiK. A.T. April 13. (leneral
lies arrived here last night (leneral
Crook Issued a general order relinquish-
ing the command of the department ot
Arizona (leneral Miles says he will
contlnuo In pursuit of the hettlles until
tney are either mien or oaptureu.
Austin' Tex. April 13. About 3 a. m.
during the rain storm and lightning the
store occupied by II. 11. llazzard A Co.
uslo dealers on Congress avenue nnd
owned by District Judge Walker of this
city was discovered to be on lire iy Mr.
Hullnl who slept on the upper floor of
the building and was awakened by tho
fumes of heated smoke llazzard .t Co.
had 14 pianos nnd live cabinet organs
burned almost lo ennls and all their
stock on the tipper floor wns destroyed
Including bound and sheet niu.lc. nccer-
deons and other small Instruments.
heir nrand pianos nnd other stock on
the lower floor were lnured to some ex-
tent. They have t.vrjj Insurance which
ill barely cover the loss.
Foirr Woutu Tex. April 13. The
lumbermen of I he State have been In
session to-day nt Ihe opera-house. Fifty
delegates were present. The okjeots of
the meeting are to form a mutual lum
bermen's Insurance company to tlx a
scale of prices aad to take steps to do
away with discrimination. William
Cameron of Waco; Senator rfeuller of
ew Ilraunfels. and 0. T. I.yon. of Ualns-
vllle are present.
A large meeting oi tne misiness men
' the cltr was held to-niglit. A sub
scription of $3OOC0 wat rained nnd right-of-way
guaranteed tnthe Uulf Colorado
and Santa Fa road for Its extension
northward from Fort Worth to a connec-
on with the Atchison lopeka and
Santa Fe system. Engineers will begin
survey the new route to-morrow.
Nkw ioiik. April 13. rnomts uieary
Michael Dully Leuls Wendell limlolph
Fulgraff Arthur J. McQuade Thomas
Shields 1'atrlck Farley John O'Nell and
Henry .. baler inemuers ot tne isonru
Aldermen oflbSI. were all arrested
this mornlag. Recorder Smith had Is-
sued warrants which were Intrusted to
llllrlct Attorney Mnrtfne who plneed
hem in Police Inspector Kyine's hands.
I he charges agnlnst them are Blmllar to
those against the Aldermen previously
arrested namely the acceptance of
bribe" ior tneir votes on tue uroniinay
railroad franchise question. They wcro
all token to police headquarters and
locked up. They all furnished bond In
the sum of $25000 each.
Hews lias just readied uere irom ra-
acothatnn explosion occurred there
on a small river steamer running on the
Columbia river March 20. which killed
l.'i and seriously wounded 25 persons 13
escaping uahurt. The accident occurred
about 2 a. ni. Just as the steamer was
about to start for llarhaeoas. The ves-
sel was completely wrecked.
I.o.npon. April 13. Gladstone stated
In the House of Commons this afternoon
that be would announce the terms or his
roposed Irish land purchase bill on
Alknankhia. April 13. An emissary
Is believed to have left Khartoum for
Cairo with a proposal of peace from F.l
Yesterday morning a suit was filed In
the DlstrlciCourt by Velana Cercblllo
vs. lie San Antonio aad Aransas I'ass
Kallroad for $1503) damages. The
plnlntlirin the case wns employed In the
construction gang a few miles from the
city and on the 21th of December he
catiio to town to spend Christmas rid
lag on a list car witu nis legs nanging
over the side of the car. When akout
stx miles from town his legs were
caught by a projecting plank at a cattle
guaru anu ne was gnocgeu on tne car
and both legs broken. He was brought
to town when It wns found necessary to
amputate botn limns wuicn operation
Florida Lumber Lost by Lightning;.
Between Tallahassee and Carrabelle a
few davs ago. a Tallahassee gentleman
counted. In a distanoe of 30 miles 53
trees that had been struck Dy iigntnin:
so recently that they were not yet dead
ITalnir this as a basis for an estimate h
concluded that Florida loses annually
over DCU.OCO feet of lumber destroyed by
lightning. Boston imager.
Malinda Accounts for It.
A lady In Mississippi while on a visit
it soring to New Orleans purchased a
'settin' ef l'ekln duck eggs and shortly
after her return to her country horn
places tnem unueranen. Aweexiaier
seeing the ben feeding in the yard she
went to the nest to see if the eggs were
all right and was somewhat surprised to
And the eggs much whiter and smaller
the nest followed by 10 little chicks. This
noaplussed the lady and she was not at
an spatingin uer Diuercemuienis oi ibi
"d snonest nouitrvman in rew uri Mi.
who had "practiced such a fru?.d" on
A week later her cook told ber of
singular clrcumstanoe that bad lust ban
peneu "aown ter aer quarters. " now
"Aunt Malinda" bad "set a lot of hen
eggs and they had hatched out ducks.
lue iaay startea lonnwitn to tne quart
ers when sure enough the found "Aunt
Aiannaa" anu tue orooa oi weo-ieei.
The old darky bad a marvelous story to
tell and professed to be greatly aston-
isnea wnen tier mistress related ner yen
ture with her duck eggs.
"How do you account for It. Aunt Ma-
linda!" asked the lady.
"Well Miss Mary der ways of Provl
dence Is numerous and past flndln' out
Yer know chile der llible teaches
datnullln's nposslble wlddod." D
iron uree rress.
Nxw York April 13. A Washington
pedal to the l'oat says: The nearest
friends of Secretary Manning say that It
Is settled that be will not attempt to re-
sume bis duties at the Treasury Depart-
ment. If as now seems probable he
The Great Question
A young photographer was in love
with a O-street girl and Saturday night
ne put me manor to a test:
"Dear Fannie" he said after beat!
around the bush fox an hour or more.
love yon warmly devotedly earaestly
and tenderly. I have loved you from
the first time 1 met you and new 1 have
tne great question to asg. mil you
dearest Fannie be my wife?"
"No sir" she responded emphatloally
"Ah." be replied his artistic sense
a negative that was clear-cut distinct
in every ouinne. wnn never a oiur ni
a shadow! I shall preserve. Qood-by
Btoro of Heubaum Brothers rtobbed(
This niorntngat 7 o'clockwhen Messrs.
Heubaum Ilrothers general merchants
Kast Commerce street near the Hun-
railway opened their store for busi
ness the discovery was made that their
safe had been blown open during the
night and some $110 or $70 stolen. Hooks
and papers wero scattered In great con-
fusion about tho store and everywhere
was evidence that experienced burglars
had been at work and had leisurely taken
their time te go through the entire (tore
searching for valuables.
No clue can bo had as to tho perpetra-
tors of the bold deed nnd the matter it
w In Ihe hands ortue uetecuves.
A farmer's wire sleeping In the camp-
nl. a few vards dlstaat from the store.
acknowledges to hearing unusual noises
about the premises during the night but
thinking nothing uncommon about it
raised no outcry.
mo saie-uoer was lounu iuis inoruinK
v a gentleman named Case in the
brush some dlstanco away from the
store. Four holes near the lock had
been drilled and this Is where the ex-
loslves had been introduced.
To prevent the fan of the heavy door
arter the explosion from creating a
noise a large sack of corn had been
placed In front or the door to receive It
whan It fell. A bucket of water bad
been procured and placed within reach
case of lire niter tne explosion.
The burglars troko! open the black
smith shop of F. W. I.ange near Schroe-
der's store and nenr Heubaum's nnd se-
cured chisels and other tools. It will be
remembered that In tho burglary of
Schroedcr's store some months ago this
same blacksmith shop was burglarized
for tools used.
Mr. W. J. Locke a farmer living
miles northwest of San Antonio.
states that as he was coming to the city
early this morning he saw a mile north
oi Ban reuro par two nogroes running
through the bushes evidently very
ixious to niue inemseives.
They viero running In n direction from
the city. This may bo a duo to tho
1'he Laredo Times pays the following
tribute to our local nillltsiy who nro
"Like sti-clatiilil thodlu of war
Like n li.n with Hit. rain''
Some of tha fair voting Larcilonses
think the stay of the Snn Antonio boys
wns ennreiy too unei."
For tho Firemen.
The alarm system oftheFIro Depart
ment formerly changed so that a gene-
ral alarm only would be sounded In case
n largo lire has been changed bv Chief
Duerler to the old plan. After this. In
case of a lire largo or small a general
alarm will bo sounded calling out the
Anothor Scoro for tho Alamo Cement Co
A representative of the I.iiiiit was
shown the diploma of merit that was
awarded to that company by the officers
of the North Central and South Ameri-
can Exposition lately held In New Or-
leans. The diploma reads: Iu ac-
nowledgment of meritorious display
nd superior duality of cement manu
factured by the Alamo Cement Company
of San Antonio Texas. Mr. George
Kalteyer the I'resident and Charles
llamberger. the llusiness Manager are
juitly proud or the acknowledgment or
me line nuantr oi mis cement 'mis
again proves what can be accomplished
rigut nere at nome wnn proper piucK
The firm or I.. M. du (Juesnny Jr. ef
New Orleans whose store Is situated oa
Commerce street near the bridge was
Bequcstrated by George Pearson yester
COME AND SEE OUR
Lartro Stock of New Jerseys Just Received.
400 Pieces of New Matting; White and Colored.
HAAS & OPPENHEIMER
212 and 214 Commerso Street.
dav. he alleging that du Ouesnnv has a
erty. The store wastnken charge ef by
Constable rred Under. Later In tho
evening a distress warrant was Issued
uy w. v. wal ing against tue same
party. Du Quesnay denies the claim of
learsen nan states lue senuesiraiion
warrant was Issued wrongfully and he
proposes to reconvene for damages
The ladies or the German Benevolent
Society request the Liflsr to give
thanks for them to the public In general
rorjthelr kind patronage of the enter-
tainment at the Casino Hall last Satur
day night. Also to Mr. C. II. Mueller
ior nis great euorts anu ior-so neartiiy
assisting them both with bis purse and
his hands he having given a large por
tion of his time to the management of
the affair. The sum of $01 was acquired
Cut With a Hoe.
A light took place yesterday afternoon
in the front yard of a house of Ill-fame
west of the San Pedro numbered BSo
between a negro named Glen Driimm
formerly employed there and a man
named i'omeroy said to be In charge ot
tue nouse. 'me negro was uruuK anu
became Insulting and I'omeroy used
hoe cutting Drummer on the head nnd
race liruramerwas arresteu.
Travis Park Concert.
Frank A. Hall Dlreotor of the Eighth
Cavalry Hand has selected the followln
selections at the above park at 4:30 this
1. March "Catalpe" Linnet
1. Selections from ODera "Macbeth"..
3. Waltz. "The First Kiss" Lamothe
4. "Les Dragons do Vlllars".i...Mallart
n. liiier. "Just nevonu ine uoiuen
Gate" It I vers
Candidates are beginning to "talk
think about having petitions circulated
caning upon tnein to run. ivuowin
the candidate for County Collector n
Assessor and how many will there be?
The benches have not been Increased
In capacity or numbers by the city
vet. and at this afternoon's concert
doubt the few eeats there will be tnonop
onzeu ny tue men anu dots.
Is It not time that newantl-admlnls-tratlon
paper was showing Itself f Can
aioaies are ask'ng ior it so tuey
support It of course.
1 am weag anu nervous: can t eat
can't sleep tired out. eto. Get a bottle
of Pulmo Cura only $1.25 and It will
euro you. a-iT-tr
Immense Display of
ARLY SPRING NOVELTIES.
They are Pronounced to be
Lnco Canvass Cloth
Fino Novelty Robos
Egyptian Laco Flouncing
Linon Finish Lawns
Immonso Lino Porcals.
IliyiiuU-t charms o
Heami lii-re and llii-e
liieliiudi-.l kic slime.
f.lko gentle tm-nlh of loe.
The genial cooling ulr
I'nnn ales below Hie rragrance
Ot vloli-ls meek and fair.
I lain would slug a song
Knect like Oil ti-rnal etc.
Hut i-un nol llud ihn cmlc-iice
Dark lulld nii.l ginlly brief.
NOTES AND OBSF.HVATIONH.
The gentleman at the delivery window
tno rosiomce. is courieous nnu ouug
Tho meetings nt tho Mantlet ohurch
have been or deep Interest nnd product
ive ol most happy results.
Rev. Dr. Ne I. pastor or tho First Pres
byterian church noiselessly pursues the
ven tenor oi ins way. sowing tne good
seed which la yielding fruit In good
There are aboiitoOicholars.brlghtand
telllgent. In the Sunday school or the
Cumberland Presbyterian church under
the caro of Mr. J. Malcomson Dukes su
perintendent itev. w. i. rreston pas-
tor preached on a recent Sabbath wani
ng a ko aga nst presumption anu t m
Ity in the communion service meanwhile
On Saturday last happening to Inks a
look at the Habbl and his Sabbath school
n the Jewish sense in tho Temple Ileth
i we saw a poruy courteous gentle-
wnn p easant good numor. min
gled with gravity Intently instructing
over -hi sc noiars oi ootn sexes ncaur
dressed bright ami cheerful looking in
tneir prayer was tno petition to love
uoa witu an tne ueart soui iiiuiu anu
strength. On this ilrst and gresmduty
mere s common greunu far all wor
shippers whatever their diversities or
roVil nr n. linn. lilt- In. I Imf k.n'la
sunreme love to God. It has been a sad
impression on our minu mat mere is
great ntgieci nna omission in tue relig
ious world. There Is much tslk about
Sabbath observance ; about the wrongs
nnicted on lair isuies. or loveiy anu in
noccnt women by brutal husbands : but
the thought of supreme love to God as n
central and startling point Is evidently
often quite overlooked.
When the ancient Komans were self-
denying vigorous and fearless: courting
uangerana unncu'iy in orueriotriumpu
the lteman eagle seared to the conquest
ol the world; but when wealth flowed
in ana luxury anu euemmacy louoweu
the Itoman glory soon becamo a thing or
the past and the barbarian Invader
wasted ber beautiful land deoked with
the evidences ami achievements or art
in statuary sculpture architecture and
agriculture always honored and en-
riched with the treasures of science and
learning. Here Is a beacon or warning
and a model also for Inspiration and en-
couragement to Americans.
A A ATniOT.
a? Ono Mottle Whisky 2 00
!t One Load Kindling 2 00
ra Ono Ilroom 1 00
fourth Crsnd Drawing Twentj-rin Pris
Giten Awsy Vslusd st Over 500.
One Prize Gold $100 00
One Diamond King 75 00
uno 1'rize tioia oo 00
One Fine Wardrobe CO 00
One Suit Clothes 30 00
Ono Prlzo Gold 25 00
Ono Fine F.asy Chair 25 00
Ono Meerschaum Set 25 00
Ono Grand Lamp 25 00
One Gold Head Cano 2(1 00
Ono Set Pictures 15 (XI
One Pall Chewing Tobacco.. 15 00
One Prize Gold 10 00
One Hundred Clgats 10 00
Ono Fino Dog S 00
Two Fine Stools 0 00
One Prize Gold C 00
One Fine Hat C 00
One Pair Shoes 5 00
One Load Coal 5 00
Ono Load Wood t 00
Ono liox Cigarettes 3 00
S iToUI Value o( tllfla
This coupon Is presented to each
purchaser or 25 cents or more of
Hart's Cigars Tobacco and Smok-
ers' Articles and entitles the holder
hereof to the girt donated by the
ticket corresponding In number
thereto distributed arter 20000
tickets have been Issued.
5-No prizes cashed without pre-
sentation or ticket and no prizes
paid after 00 days from drawing. Gt
The sacred concert given by the ladles
ot the Presbyterian Church last night
was an unqualified success. The follow
Ing programme was rendered:
rhorus-Dcus M lie rat nr. in E. ..A. J. Ilu'.dcn
Duet-t roin htanat Miller llosslnl
Mrs. I-. Hern and miss 1-ncotlo.
Si.lo-l'roin Mual'a Height . Mis. I.i
I'rucMx-Quartetto 1. 1'arre
Mrs. Uigener. Mrs. '. II era. .Mrs. It. II. Kump-
tnann and Miss Lands.
Uuct -I Will Magnify Thee o lAird.Mosenthal
Mn. Knmt.aiaim and Mr. Mueller.
Solo Avo Maria Mallaro
Mini M. K. (lordon or Cairo. 111.
Trio l'rals tho Lord.... Oelbel
.Mlsa i.and&. Mr. I-. iicrn anu ir. iioemer.
Bolo and (juartelie -nearer Jiy uou iu
Mueller and Mr. iloettler.
The vocalists were all above tbe aver
age amateur talent. The solo of Miss
i.anua "i-rom Dinais ueigm" wa
especially well sung and tbe "Ave Ma-
ria" by Miss M. K. Gordon was also ap
preciated ibis young lauy is a guest
of Colonel Otis from Cairo Ills. and
was a great acquisition to the pro-
gramme. All the ladles were presented with
floral offerings and tbe audlenoe left the
church with a feeling or regret that the
concert was over.
Services In the Catbollo churches
Itev. Dr. Scudder commenced on
last Sabbath a series ot sermons on tho
lire and history or Joseph. "His being
sold lntobondage by bis brethren" was a
part or the theme or the first discourse.
"His Imprisonment;" "Klevatlon to the
throne next tinder Pharaoh" and "His
re-assoclatlon with his brethren aid
rather" will be themes of subsequent
sembns or the series. They will ke de-
livered In tho evenings.
. Mr. nihha. of St. Paul's Eolsco
Sal church on Government Hill last
abbatb preached on tbe "SaoriUoe of
Christ as an exhibition of divine love."
Not treating tbe subject as a strict par-
gain but In the divine wisdom accom-
plishing tbe purpose for which It was
made the reconciliation of man and the
honor of tbe divine government. He
aid the communion was not tor r.pisoe-
pals as such but for all Christians above
church preferences or divisions. Nearly
or tbe whole congregation communed.
A Valuable Mongoose.
In India the mongoose Is the great ally
or the native In bis constant strife with
snakes. Of the mongoose there Is a tale
suOlclently familiar no doubt aad yet
apt in us application just uere. m an
American railway carriage there once
journeyed a quiet gentleman having be
tween U1S leet oMl l ycuuiiai
shape. An inquisitive stranger asked
blm what the basket might contain. "It
contains a mongoose!' was tne answer.
"And what Is a mongoose?" the
stranger queried. "A mongoose" the
f entleman repneu ponteiy --ia nu am
ndian animal that klllssnakes." "And
what might you want a mongoose for
newt" continued tha Inquisitive
stranger. "Well" answered the
stranger "I have a brother-in-law who
has been n little too fond of tangle foot
whisky and sometimes be lees snakes
and so I am taking this mongoose to
blm to kill the snakes." The Inquisitive
stranger hesitated a moment and then
he said : "Hut those are not real snakes
your brother-in-law sees I" "1 know
It" returned the quiet gentleman
this Is net a real mongoose"
Fired tho Pistol.
George Doneman a lawyer ot this
city whose name Is not down on the
list or membership or tbe San Antonio
liar Association pleaded guilty to tbe
charge of tiring bis pistol In a house of
lit lame Known as nu nigat ueiore last
and was lined $10 by the Recorder this
The Hora-3 Car's Oait.
An the ear reached WeStVllle. an old
man with a long white beard rose feebly
rrom a corner seat anu toiiercu iiwani
the door. He was however stopped by
the conductor who said: "Your fare
please." "I paid my fare." "When? I
don't remember It." "Why I pal you.
when I got on tbe car." "Where did
yon get on tbe car?" "At Fair Haven."
"That won't do" laid tha oonduotor
"when I left Fair IUvea there was only
a little boy on tHb car." "Yea." an-
swered the old man "1 know It. I was
that little boy." New UavenNtws.
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