San Antonio Daily Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 355, Ed. 1, Monday, December 6, 1886 Page: 1 of 4
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SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS. MONDAY. DECEMBER 6. 1886.
Only $5 a Year
Volume VI. Number 355.
Chronic grumbler alwayt nml times bad They fall to
tee that tbe fault lies with themielvs Think busi-
ness la not tatltfactory became the world goes
wrong Take thing! ai you find them Swim
rather with than agalnit the tide Warm
weather hai caused a decline In
MEN'S AND BOYS' OYERGOATS AND SUITS
Ladies' Cloaks. Shawls and Heavy Dress Goods.
No larjrer Ptock i$ found either la
medium or fair yradefl than we carry.
Blankets and Comforters !
AUatexceedtnrlrlow prices which liai
made our Arm renowned. Id our Shoo
Department wo carry nt all time double
the Miortmentof any houie lu
Ladies' Misses' & Children's Shoes & Slippers
Our itock It all made to order from the
ieit neiectea matei
UDflttlnr iroodi. I
lowest In th city.
JOSKE BROTHERS Alamo St.
LATEST TELEGRAPH NEWS j ffi&'tf&fil
MARK - DOWN - CLOTHING - SALE !
Suits and Overcoats!
NEW GOODS I
Inquire for Prices 1
Genuine Bargains 1
WOLFF & MARX
Cot . Commerce and Alamo Sts. San Antonio Tex
H. D. Kampmann President - Otto Koehler See. and Managor
Celebrated Lager and Specially Brewed
- SELECT" BOTTLED BEER-
GUARANTEED ABSOLUTELY PURE.
SAN ANTONIO - - - TEXAS.
ALWAYS TO THE FRONT!
Ll vehf son
Gigantic Stock in all Departments
SPECIAL ATTENTION CALLED TO THE GENTS DEPARTMENT.
Merchants advertise la various
Trays such as "Selling Out at
Cost" "Damaged Goods" etc. try-
ing to gall tho publlo that they
possess peculiar advantages by
which they are enabled to sell
cheaper than their competitors at
the same time selling at a good
profit. They perpetuate a fraud
on a generous publlo by offering a
lower grade of goods which are
palmed off as good and sold as
Each season it has been my
earnest endeavor to improve the
quality and make of goods and to
sell them at a reasonable profit
giving each customer his money's
worth in each purchase. In fol-
lowing out this course I have
been successful and am proud to
say my business has increased
each year and is now
The Largest and Most Complete Establishment o
the Kind in the South.
rDarinstheiSeuonftKllfyfler extra Inducements In alldepartmenta.
N. W. Corner Main Plaza.
rrom all Parts of the Globe Con
densed and Boiled Down.
Milam county votet wet by about 200
Marshall will hereafter enforce toe
Bull lighting oommenora at Paio del
A sold And la reported tbrce m.lrt
Waco had a $25000 fire In the bridge
The testimony In the Colin-Campbell
The tax collector of Denton county It
milling with $5000.
A tax collector or Wlie county li
milling with $4000.
The Mexican election In 1887 promises
oe a peaceful ooe.
Denton hia a cue of undiscovered
author of Infanticide.
Burned at OreenTllle Man. 130.000
Dalea of cotton in car.
Married at Galveston Joi. Silverman
and Mill Nannie Black.
Thero la no free-delivery of mall In
any cut in msiiisippi.
The mayor of New York ordera all
aiorea closed on aunuuy.
Snow itormi prevail In Uliter. Ireland.
ana in Devonshire ungianu.
Philadelphia weavert threaten n lock
out to furcitall a possible atrlke.
A temporary pool bai been formed on
aoino coast passenger uusiness.
The president's message will recom
mend tariff reduction very strongly.
Loutilana mall service this year cost
IJIKJ7SU..W; receipts were $1UJ003.4 1.
John Morler says the conservative
party Is like a blind man led by a lively
William of Germany wants no public
demonstration on nis ninetiem oirtn-day.
Two residents of Brussels are charged
wun complicity. in me u.tenu man rou-bery.
Mexico pays the second Interest in
stallment on ber English debt at ma
Fire at South llyaclntUe Quebec.
aesiroyeo i.ouna saw mm. i.oes
Galveston reports three deaths lsst
week from typhoid pneumonia. Induced
Russia refused to furnish funds for the
proposed Bulgarian conspiracy and It
A Kansas Cltv National bank loses
$2094 by the railing of a $ 0.00 pennlon
check to $3000
Jederson iron down 400 feet for coal
and hopes to get It but Is prepared for
The First National bank of Shreve-
port. La. ls authorized to open business:
Pleuro-oneumonla Is reported at Lan
caster. Penn. and some anlmali have
The American Standard Oil company
negotiating for the control of the oil
Dullness oi ft uesia.
Broas & Co.. wholesale boots and
shoes Detroit fail for $100000; asseta
estimated at ijuuuu.
Senator Sherman favors repealing the
duty on sugar and paying American
sugar growers a bounty.
Chicago has organized a "Patriots
League" to counteract the teachings
ana woric or tue socialists.
The National Irish leaiiue promises to
ue more powerful as a mouiueroi irisn
aotioD tnan tne government.
The extradition treaty with Japan Is
promulgated. It reaches nearly every
capuai uueuae except Digamy.
The French ministers have tendered
their resignations because the cbsniberi
votea to aoouiu an tue omces.
Actresses In the HotT theatre and In
the Opera home Vienna are to have no
more uouquets turown to inem.
Merlattl has fasted 39 days and Is ei
tremely weak. Ills physicians advised
mm to ecu nia iasi out ue reiuseu
Dr. Colin of Paris maintains that
Pastenrs' treatment of hydrophobia baa
notanuinisnea ueatns irom raDie.
moted ' frotn ' a $1000 clerkship in the
treasury department to a uuu one
Grover baa an attack of b Is old com
plaint rheumatism. It confines him to
his room but does not prevent work.
Geo. Noble general manager of the
Texas & Paoiflo railway died Sunday at
uatiaa. ue win oe ourieu tomorrow.
The Spanish minister recommends the
aueen resent to sign a decree enoour-
ring tree emigration to ine spanisu
The German navv will make a naval
demonstration against Zanzibar which
wm oe lotioweu uy active reprisals tr
tne anti-uerman policy continues.
Burnet baa received and shinned 4302
bales of cotton this season; shipped of
siook mercnanane ami stone adXJttio
pounus ana receivea wvuiwjo pounds
Bsrtlev CamDbell has been removed
from the Bloomlngton Insane asylum
to toe uomeopatnio asyium lor mian
uy at utuuieion. ue is nopeiessiy in
A Tarrant countv nesro made annlloa
tlon for admission to the bar last Satut
day.but was rejected being totally Igno
rant ot me nnt principles or me pro'
Mr. Pearr. a civil enelneer In the
American navy. Journeyed 130 miles In
to the Interior of Greenland by sledge
this summer. News of his trip has just
reacnea uerna irom uopennagen
A glgantlo swindle haa been perpe
trated In Mexico. An adventurer per
sonating tne management ot Abbey i't
li s agent sola nonets to.tne tune oi $2U
vsj ana amppea wita me prooeeui.
A barkantlne la ashore off Cape Percy
N. S.. and so tar ber crew have been un
able to land. Only four of her crew are
Tin Die out Mm ner size sne must nave
nau a crew oi turee times mat number
Minneapolis millers talk of consoll
dating all the mills In that city and
forming a syndicate with $10000000
capital. They will virtually own tbe
Tbe Chicago Arbelter Zeltung pro-
nounces tbe bomb throwing a necessary
and justifiable act. Tbe oourt pro
nounces tne Hanging oi tne oomo mrow
m a oeoeasary ana jusiiuaoie act
Austria. Gneland and Italy want
settle the relation of Roumella and Bui.
aria before electing a prince to the
throne; Bnsala Turkey and Franoa want
to elect the prlnoe first and settle tbe
I trustees the agents refusing to receive
tnat amount as payment in iuu.
Under the new Florida constitution.
which goes Into effect January 1 1837
f legislature convene April 1 insteau
January 1 aa heretofore.
Wm. llerz. the Brett ladles cloak man-
facturer of Berlin bai made 100.000
loaks this season and celebrated the
nt by Klvlng a banquet to all ma em
The Temple Milt company capital
stock $30000 haa been Incorporated at
llcor. V. F. Downs. I'. L. Downs. S.
Wade. A. Levy and others aa direc-
Doctor Gives Coffent Reasons Why
all Medical Men Should be Ex-
amined and Roirletered.
Yes" said a prominent San Antonio
doctor who Is too modest to allow the
use of bis name to the Liuiit perlgrlna-
Ihe Western Texas Medical ano-
clatlon and all similar associations In
state will endeavor to secure the
passage of a bill In the next legislature
calling for the compulsory examination
and registration of ull professional men
ho practice as pnyitcians ami surgeons
hrouithout the state. I he main motive
fortius I to maintain tbe efllclciiiiy of
the medical profession and at tbe same
time to prevent Imposition upon the
publlo by unqualified practitioners. Such
a bill Is an absolute necessity for
tbe due protection of the pub-
fur as matters now stand any un
billed man can hanir out his shlnde
and practice Injuring really good men
many ways anu at tne same time
nslnu unnecessary sutTerlnir and some-
inn avoidable death to their victims.
lie public have not the means of testing
tbe bona-tldcs of an alleged doctor's
nloma: nor can tney tell what bis quali
fications are. but place such an Imposler
before an experienced board of exam-
iners and his Imposition Is at once
detected. Life Is too lacred fur experi
ments and when a man calls In a uootor
aoes so unuer tno oenei mat ue is
lined. It be Is not. It Is a fraud on the
Innocent victim for which his life may
the forfeit. Asa quallhed practloner
do not ntilect to iro before an expert
examining buard and no bona tide
pnysioian win oujeci enner 10 tne ex-
amining of bis credentials or of hlsqual-
Ideations. It Is only the unqualified
man that resents such a trial which be
knows will expose his fraud and Ignor
ance uuacka raise tbe cry or monopoly
which they allege tbe bill will give to
the allopathic school but there Is no
foundation for It. The doctors do not
care what school it man belongs to pro
vided that he Is competent to practice
the profession of a physician or surgeon
but tbey want that competence to be
nroved bv examination and not be de
cided upon the mere statement of the
prorcssor wntcn may do laise. sue in-
competent man will bowl because
knows well that such legislation will
forbid bis practice but th publlo will
have some protection In knowing that
me man wno openiy poses as a uocior
s at least proven io ine satisfaction
the examlnera bli claim to be quali
fied medical practitioner'!." Tbe course
proposeu to ue auopiea uere uas fur
Buy yuan ueou nuiBiugiu iiur "
i some of the northern states and has
worked for the nood of the profession
and for the protection of the public.
The same good results In the Lone Star
tale will come irom tne wise provisions
the proposeu enactment.
TUB Tf. M.O. STATE ORGANIZATION.
Wonderful Effect of tho Climate Upon
the President of tho Local Association.
The state conference of the Young
Men's Christian association opened at
Dallas on Thursday to wnioii me fol-
lowing gentlemen are delegates;
Corslcana J. Frank Smith general
secretary; W. S. Danley '"olonel K J
Slmklni. C. W. Jester. W. F. Shook J.
Y Itoberti. w. J. Johnson J. w. uraw-
Den ion Iter. II. M. Whaling. N.
Ormliby F. Itoblnson.
ji.1 l'ato uev.u. ii. ai. itougers.
Ualveiton-J. B. Palmer general sec
retary; Thomas Conyngton.
urrenvuie juoge j o. ouerriu iv. a.
ri c'uih'man A. II. ileflner W. G. Per-
kini u. w. uoii.
llouston-J. w. uoounue general ieo-
retary. Ladonla A. J. Hudson.
Lancaster Prof. W. E. Clark. O. M.
raris j. w . i;nerry.
San Antonio C. T. Williams general
secretary; W. J. B. Patterson J. V.
Stevenson. (J. II. Gaines. F. P. llord. Dr.
1owry Major u. K . uain n.x. aason.
innny university lenuacana jonn
Tyler M. E. Blocker general secre-
tary; S. 8 McClendon.O. A. Pickle T.
N. Jones T. T. Cotman It. T. Yates.
After the formal business tbe follow
ing permanent olllcers were elected:
President J B. Palmer of Galveston;
vice presidents f . fti itoDioson oi wen-
Uon. C. W. Jester of Corslcana and W
Blocker of Trier and' John II. Adams.
ot 1'rlnlty University. Tehuacana. The
report was adopted and a committee
consislingor c T. Williams oi Ban An-
tonio Thus. Conyngton of Galveston
C. U. Harned of Dallas were appointed
ror organizing state work.
The Dallas News Is wrong In saying
that our townsman president of tbe
San Antonio association waa secretary
of the Young Men's Christian asiocla
tlon In London. Mr. Patterson was for
THIS CHANCE I
Unheard of Prices in Dry Goods We are Determined to Hake Oir
Prices So Low Tbat Everybody Can Boy.
Ladies' Cloaks. Clothing.
M Ladle.' rlnak.. all kind! II W ts Men's SulU only left for tt V
40 lollies' Dolman new styles T 60 lloji' Hulu. very very cbesp only... S ft
IlM Wraps diEerent kinds all new flno Oenla Ce.s.niere f ulll only S SS
itylci i ua to IIS 00 SpleDdid Men's Oreraats only IN
Misses' Cloaks. Shoes.
Larre Assortment only t M Ijutle.' Kid riutton Doota II BO
MI..O.' tllater. 1 uj Very Klne ld llu'tnn hoots It)
Verr Bltll.li Ones S to MUM.' Hood Quality Button Boots... I 09
Children'. Cloak. J ; Ladles' lUalllaDd-SewedUutton 4 00
Ins-rain Carpel. new line Oa a ) arl 104 white Woolen UlanteU 4 SO
Huperl'ari'ls. brlabt pattern.. .too. a )ard II I Pine Quality Blanket. S
AII.WikiI nuper Ultra TSe.aiard 12-4 Kino California nlanaets... ISO
Uruml.Carp.la only. ... ;Sc.aiaid Quill.. from It W .to S a
Dry Goods. Underwear.
At IDo. per J aril Worth'JSe. Idle.' Knit Vert. EOo.
Korea iwr anl llamlsoine. .. Worth SOe. Children'. Knit Vetts .. 0.
Kor per ard Ail-Wool Uood. ClentV Knit shirt. BOo.
old everywhere at .. flog Ueula' Fancy Hull. 11 tl
-BE SURE TO CALL AT-
IMS & OPPEMEIMEB
212 and 214 COMMERCE STREET.
some time.secretary of the Young Men's And look at our Immense Bargains before you buy.
Christian association In Liverpool Kng- I
The " Napoleon of Hunters " Gives the
Other Side of that Remark-
able Ohost Story.
Kdltor San Antonio LloifT.
I notice In Saturday's Light an ex
ceedingly horrible story by amlgo
Lucien i.acoste auoui my getting so
scared at a bunting trip last week tbat
t took several Domes oi Deer to Keep my
As hunters oan't tell the truth (ex
cept me) you will please publish tbe true
ue oi mat guuat.iury.
Mv three compatriots got away with
to much of tbe beer and In such a short
time tbat the e Beets of it would be
plainly seen or nearu a miio ou. -omc-tbingnad
to be done to attract their at-
tention to something else. They as-
sisted me nicely without their consent.
While at tne gauery i overueara a con-
versation of twoot the "smartles" at tbe
back window arranging to give me a
f;ood scare by making tbo most unearth-
y sounds and Imitating drunken people.
Thev succeeded well having been
there before and groaned for a while.
Then tbey returneu to me at tne gauery
when 1 Informed them tnat there waa
something wrong In the bouse or under
the house or on top of tbe house which
ought to be looked Into. Number three
Just tben returned loaded down with an
empty gauiu usg uuv uu. in iao (nut.
He was afraid to enter alone although
be carried a shot-gun a rifle a razor and
a club He asked me to Join In the In-
vestigation but 1 declined and tben tbe
trio and tbe whisky bottle searched tbe
I never asked Ibem what tbey
saw when they returned but they bad
evidently seen spirits or a more suDBian-
tint kina man guotts. nnen tney no
ttced the emDtv beer buttles the con
tents of which I had Placed where It
wouiu ao mem no more narm ana me
rood tney tooxea so sick ana crest-
alien mat i nurneu inem nome to con
sult a horse doctor about their comll
From the whole caie l would araw
this moral: Hunters who run seven
ml es from a little old dog. and crawl
under tbe bedstead when left alone for
a minute should not talk about tbe
courage of a person who has got ao
much of that article to spare that be can
supply 7000 hunters like they are and
still nave plenty leu. ju. kikuku.
Tbe Milton Nobles Performance.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Nobles appeared
In Turner opera bouse on Saturday and
Sunday nlgbts. Tbe company opened
with "I-ove and Law" and the publlo
were ueugnteu wun airs nouies' oeau-
tlful rendition of "Itltta" Mr. Nobles'
vigorous anu quaint enactment
land and was much esteemed by mem
oers anu me oittzens oi tuat place ue
became sick and resigned to seek a
change of climate. When be left he was
presented with a very handsomely en-
grossed testimonial and a good purio ot
money. He was then In an almost dying
condition and tbe writer was never
more surprised than when be saw him
walking tbe streets of San Antonio In
perfect embodiment of health and a
memorial of the wonderful Invigorating
power of our wonderful climate.
JOHN PRICE'S CLAIM.
Ho Is After tho 120.000 Reward for
Tennessee's Absconding Treas-
Capt. John Price at one time a pri-
vate deteotlve In this city but now oi
Dallas Is after tbe $20000 reward that
waa offered by Tennessee some time
ago for tbe arrest of her defaulting and
absconding treasurer. Polk and now
Bob Taylor who bos been friendly to
Prioe's claims haa been made governor.
Price thinks that be can get payment. It
will be remembered tbat when Polk was
absconded he was first captuied at New
Orleans by Deteotlve Farrell. but aid
allowed to slip tbrough by a bribe of
$sutJ0 cash r arreii telegrapneu to I'rice
anu the latter arreiieu roue at me Sun-
aetdennt. Ha took charge of t2000 lhat
was found on Polk and has been ac-
cused or accepting tbat sum as a bribe
but Price denies ll. Any way Polk got
awav from San Antonio and was subse
quently arretted near the ltlo
Grande by Joe bbely and Con
ductor Morrill. Hal Coiling arrest.
d Price ror defeating tbe ends
f lustlce and put him In lall. whence he
was released after teveral days on
habeas corpus petition. Meantime Gos-
ling and Hhely took him to Tennessee
and made a good haul which was
divided between Gosllog Sbely and
Morrill. Price claimed the reward but
didn't get it. although It Is alleged tbat
he was ottered $10000 at a compromise
settlement of his claim. When tbe
writer saw Price in f ort worth he was
very bitter about wbat he called being
"euoureu out oi tue rewaru. auu
he threatened to sue Gosling and bis
bondsmen for heavy damages arising
Imprisonment and loss of the reward by
reaBon oi niB arreat. out ue never oir-
rled out his threat. Prloe now says
that he nas sutiioieni evidence to
exculnate him from tbe alleged bribery.
and a weighty affidavit signed by his
deputy Cameron which gives peculiar
evidence and substantiates his claim to
tbe reward moreover he has now tbe
Influence to oolleot tbe claim. He Isnow
on bla way to Tennessee In order that
nil claim to tne rewaru may oe amy
Local Theatrical Notes.
The New Orleans ohurcb choir billed
to appear In Turner opera house to-
night nave changed thtlrdatet and will
not piay mil evening.
j. u. nauacKB "uatue iving" com'
oanr have arranged to play In Turner
opera nouie on catnruay anu nunuay
Krntt Kliche manager of tbe new
Onerahouse.il distributing Ills bills an
nouncing tne opening ot tne new opera
house by Miss Emma Abbott on Mon-
day Deeember 20th.
The new programme at tne rasnion
theatre will be played tonight and tbe
And now Is your time to lay in your supplies at
prices to suit the times. I buy (or cash only and am
thus enabled to sell at prices that defy competition.
COME AND INSPECT MY STOCK OFI
malnlng oharacteri were well tilled and
tbe play gave great satisfaction
Sunday nignt me veteran
arose from Ita ashes and apparently
lost nothing of Its old attraction Tbe
publlo were as much interested in tne
more" (Dollle tjobles) tbe actress the
wavering fortune of "Carroll Graves"
(Milton Nobles) tbe "iheenylsm" of
Max Febrmann as tbey did ten yean
ago and It would teem to justify the
puorism tuat "toe raosuix Dover uies
Driea anaiSDicel HbttIbes
CiJIes of all Colors
Swiss American and Holland Cheese
Of a Variety Too Numerous to Mention and at all Priois.
DON'T FAIL TO CALL AND SEE ME AT
MillitaryPlaza anil Trevino AvenuB.
great play of "My Partner" with Louis
H. Warwick at ''Joe Sanders" will be
Nothing Is more appropriate or more highly appreciated for
Holiday Presents than artlolet of Jewelry You will find at my
store an endless variety of rich jewels ranging In prices to suit
all. If buyers will call at my store and leisurely inrvey the
grand display of Diamonds Jewelry and Silverware they will see
for themselves that It Is much better to purchase of our One first-
olais goods at the remarkably low prices we will ask for them
than It it to buy from thote who offer goods bought In Job lot
from eastern auction houtet. Buyert of luch articles find out
when It Is too late that tbey have been sold and that tbey have
paid a high price for Inferior and undesirable goods.
Charlie Wokobln. the genial assistant
at Orynskl's Is a very placid young
man out ue was astonisuea yesieraay.
He was preparing a prescription for one
oi tne nrm s many customers wnen suu-
denlv there waa flash a loud report
resembling that of a;imall cannon and a
quantity of tmoke. Charlie thought of
North Side Main Plaza.
GRAND OPENING OF HOLIDAY GOODS.
dynamite and other infernal medioaii- Wholesale and Retail Dealers and Importers ol Wines and .Brandies Gin
out of danger. When all was quiet be Liquors and Cigars.
found that It was only a oase ofsoontan-
eoul combustion but It tcared blmjuit
at Dauiy as u it nau ueen aynamue.
I We wish to Inform the nubile that we are now fullv nrenared toaunnlvhtrarftkM
The following nights In tbe Knights thine- In the line ot Imported and Domestic Wines llrandles Gins Liquors and Cla-ara. our
of Pythias hall: Monday Wednesday I Mr- Wahlstab being Katt and having purchased the choloc.t stock of goods erer brought to
tioemer ai l.iuiit omoe. ia-o-u
Do Not Believe Him.
The letter published In Saturday's
Light written from the oounty Jail by
convict named Sam Martin and which
reflected severely on Mr. J. M. Kmerson
and others was published at a communi-
cation aa a favor whloh had been
begged by Martin. The Light It satis-
fied tbat our citizens will not believe
Mr. Emerson Is cruelly proseoutlng Mar-
tin or tbat be can Justly be charged as
Martin ouargea mm.
Nos. 19 and 21 West Commerce Street.
To the famtlj trade we would r that our Ilolldar Goodi cannot be exoeUtd. either In
quality or prices aud famllloa wtihlnjz to eupply tbemtelTea will iare moner far oalUiur on ua.
All ordera by mall or otherwlae will be promptly attended to.
IIIIIPnAlnis MM'SBiavs aaaissv auavm aasaa
micnoiuL - unrc - nco I hvami i
SIM MANG r HAMPEL Proprietor-. "r
Lnnch and Meals ! Oyster Fish Game
AT ALL HOCBS.
- WH1K IN aUtOKO
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