San Antonio Daily Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 352, Ed. 1, Tuesday, December 28, 1886 Page: 1 of 4
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Mr. U DletaeUlonr ana fTorWr kBOTrn U
ma o(Mn Antonio's nwrprUliw oHumkM
removed hU bakery from No. tooth AliM
ttreet to No. to Bnuth Alamo street where at
will hereafter be roiin4 ana WJJOWW
hit customers anri tha public faoetaJlr wlw
all kind of bread cakes and evetrthlnsT la
Paint Tour Roofs
flaws and small holes tlicntiy preventing
lettK during tbo storm and ruins of tho coin
ing winter months. Unlets left with me si
theonrnor of Avenue R mid HottMon strvt-t
will be promptly and satisfactorily done Also
all kinds of house slfrn andcarrlairo patnUnr
Bjil material used Charges reasonable.
baf bulit up a fine buitneu and deserves tae
Only $5 a Year
Volume VI. Number 352.
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS. TUESDAY. DECEMBER 28. 1886.
San Antonio Daily Light
Chronic grumblers always find times bad The: fall to
tcetbatthe fault I'et with tbeiutelvrt Think busi-
ness It not satisfactory because the world goei
wrong Take thing asyouflnil thetn Swltu
rather with than agalnat the tide Warm
weather hit caused a decline In
Ladies' Cloaks Shawls and
All nt exceedingly Jo
mndeour tlrm renown
Department wo curry
the assortment of any
Ladies' Misses' & Children's Shoes & Slippers
Our Block Is all made to order from the
brat select d material. W'c have no poor
untitling; mxxls. Prices warranted tbe
lowest In the city.
JOSKE BROTHERS Alamo St.
MARK - DOWN -J5L0THING SALE !
Suits and Overcoats!
NEW GOODS !
Inquire for Prices!
Genuino Bargains I
WOLFF & MARX
Coi . Commerce and Alamo Sts. San Antonio Tex
H. D. Kampmann Proaldontv -
Celebrated Lager and Specially Brewed
- SELECT" BOTTLED BEER-
GUARANTEED ABSOLUTELY PURE.
h. Vekf SON
Gigantic Stock in
SPECIAL ATTENTION CALLED
Merchants advertise- in various
ways suck as "Selling Out at
Coat" "Damaged Goods" etc. try-
ing to gull the public that they
possess peculiar advantages by
which they uro enabled to sell
cheaper than their competitors at
the same time selling at a good
profit. They perpetuate a fraud
on a generous pu) lie by offering n
lower grade or g ods which are
palmed off as g od 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 yearand Ib.uow
The Largest and Most
the Kind in
Ijr During the Beaton 1 will ofler extra InduoemenU In all department!.1
N. W. Corner Main Plaza.
Heavy Dress Goods.
rd. In nur Shoe
t all times double
Otto Koohlor Sec. and Manage!
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LATEST TELEGRAPH NEWS
Prom' all Parts of the Globe Con- '
densed and Boiled Down.
Madame Adete Kfaulros. novelist of
arlo la dead.
Pattl and her Iroune law the 1'aio del
Norte bull lights.
Hoaglan beat O'Leary In Iho beel-and
tue 300-mlle walk.
Mormon elder are nroselvtlne In
Ilarrv M. Holmes of Mason countr. It
Governor Itoss' private eo.
Ualveston wi again scorched Hunrisy
morning at 2 a. m. Lots $180(10.
Ten carloada of Ssltlllo and Monterey
excursionists are at Nueva Laredo.
Houston will repeal her ell v oharter In
he hope of repudiating her bonded
Urorer'a rclame wai brought on br
not keeping quiet ai ordered by hit plty-
ilolan. Walter Oretham. of Galvetton It not
candidate forspeaker of the SOlh legit
Joe JefTerton starti for Oranee Island.
a.. January 1. and will spend ibe win-
All sorts of checks and paper money
Issued by Individual! are prohibited In
I'lnkerton's detective! again Imagine
that they have Jim Cuuiinlnga. Vain
The Merlin snow-storm nave some
thousands of Idle people work In clean-
ing I lie. streets.
Antonio Clsneros tke famous poet of
ncia lucatan meu in Jielico uiiy a
v days ago.
A bandit named Nestor Hernandez re
cently murdered the chief of police at
The marouli of llartlnglon la en route
from Itome to London to tee Salisbury.
After tbat what?
Kllen Fox. nick-pocket owner of valu
able St. Louis property has oeen or-
dered away from that oily.
A row at Texarkana resulted In the
accidental shooting of a plumber named
llolintr who baa slnco tiled.
Waco adds one to the death list by
the band ot violence; J. II. Garrett mur-
derer A. W. Itohlueon victim.
Tbe state! that desire admittance In
to the union are agitating tbe congrei-
lonai knacuer tnrougu springer.
Liege and Naumr have petitioned Mr
the demolition of the citadels In those
cities which are useless for defense.
The Mis! Daisy Hlddoni recently en
gaged by Barrett Is great-grand-daugh
ter to tne ceieDrateu f.ngnsn stuuons.
Altogether 31.612.207 pound! of cocoa
were received In Guayaquil between
anuary 1st anu August am ot tun
Tbe Austin concert for the confeder
ate homo called together twice as many
at could gain entrance to tbe opera
Strokel beat all competitors In the alx-
day 72-bour match at Philadelphia mak-
ing 3S0 miles and 30 laps an average of
C miles per bour.
Itecent y a duel on horseback was
fought near Guerrero between Miguel
Alarean and Sllveitra Monule In which
both were wounded.
Tbe strikers on tbe Gary street car
line Ban Francisco are resisting the ef-
fort! of tbe police to clear tbe line and
io rioters were mot.
Win. Garrett of Tyler fell from bli
loaded wagon under his horses feet
wnue driving down a steep mil anu
wai trampled to death.
Itedtleld. the Cisco postmaster re
fuses to turn over his ollloe to bli suc-
cessor Noell until tbe new appointee li
continued by tbe senate.
Bmall-oox It raging among the child
ren of i.hllpanclngo Guerrero.owlng to
the ttnbborn opposition of tbe parent!
to bave them vaccinated.
Nearly $1000 was sent to tbe Charles
ton sutlereri.from Washington and New
lork. wltb which to niake thenise ves
comfortable through tbe holidays.
Humors. iinoonOrmed. are rife of a
shooting at Kllnda on the line of Kails
men were killed and three wounded
Guadalupe Hidalgo will erect statues
to the memory of Juarez and Hidalgo.
The models are almost completed and
win ue lUDtniueu tor ueoision inoniy.
General Logan's funeral will probable
lake place In the senate chamber and
hla remain! be taken to Chicago for In-
terment Condolence telegram! reach
It widow from all over the United
tatea. fr end and foe alike teatlfvlng tc
bis manhood and sterling worth of char
Governor Ireland offers a reward of
$600 for tbe murderers of Sheriff itcKln-
ney at Twoblg on Sunday evening
i ne assassins were vuu urensnaw anu
Jim McCoy and tbe murder as cold
are after the villains.
C. 1. Huntington proposes to ov the
over due coupons on the first mortgage
main line bonds of the Texas Central
and the over due January coupons In
casb leaving tbe morigige ai tt now
nanus to ue paiu at maturity.
Commissioner Colman replies ni
ngln to the statements of Bwlnburn
New York concerning pleuro-pneu
monla and charge! misrepresentation
upon the member from New York. Tbe
commissioner ciosei a long communici'
Hon to the chairman of tbe house coin.
mlttee on agriculture wltb tbe urgent
request for such national legislation as
win leave me ueparunenc untrammeica
by state laws or Hate authorities In
employing measures to lully eradicate
Uad a Rough Time.
Mr. J. W. Crate the genial assistant to
Messrs. Young & Arnold bai returned
Irom England whither he wai called
two months since by tbe serious Illness
of his father. He report! mattera mat
ter! very dull In tbe "tight little Island"
and says tbat lu returning across the
Atlantlo the steamer bad very roul
weather and for eight dava the vessel
oontlnualiy dipped her yard arms In the
lea tne caoini were nooueu anu aam
aged. Many of tbe passenger! were
seriously Injured by falls and a sailor
washed overboard and lost. Ue was
well pleased to get Into New York and
nut oetter pieaiea wnen.ne arrived
home in can Antonio.
The Jury In the Inquest on the re
mains of tbe colored woman. Sarah Lit
Iqrtl returned a verdict tbat deceaied
naq oome to uer ueatn irom ourns re
celveu by her clothing oalchlng tire
Thieves Entor P. Marks' Btoro on Alamo
Plaza and Carry Away $600
Worth of Plunder
Mr. I'. Hark! keeps a small dry good!
store on the Alamo plaza. When be left
last night be made all leeure and relied
In fancied security. When be came to
bli itore thli morning be waa aston-
ished for It waa evident that lome one
had been there since be'd been gone.
All bis stock waa disarranged and a
great part of It wn missing. It was
evident tbat a burglary had been com-
mitted. Going to the back door be
round tbat tbe thlevei for there must
bave been more tban one bad bored
two large bolea In tbe back doors and
finding their progress barred by Ibe Iron
plates In tbe doors they adopted an
easier way of getting In. They simply
lifted the window put tbelr band!
through the Iron bara protecting It
pushed down the wooden bar placed
across tbe doors and forced the doors
open. They must bave been expert
judges In dry goods for they picked out
only the best or everything In ladles'
cloaks pants lacea linen silk and
such like. Having secured about $600
tbey left by the back doors and down
Lotoyorttreet which It a quiet thorough-
fare. The plunder weighed heavy and
must have been very bulky and evi-
dently they took away more than they
could carry for a sack containing about
$125 worth of the booty was found In the
back yard or Hoffman1! tin shop where
It was discovered by the Hoffman boys
about U o'clock thli morning. Probably
the thieves Intended te dime back for
It anil hadn't time or were icared off.
There Is no clue to tbe burglars al-
though It seems nrange tbat suob bulky
plunder could be cartled away without
The fright and loss has io afleoted Mr.
Mark! that be li sick and oonnuetl to hli
AT THE OPERA.
n the opera box we were sitting.
And the uiusla was platlnir Ibo while
Ve woru on our races tbe tinting
Half languid society untie.
Jliit tbe volco of tlio songstress ro-e reaching
Our hearts wltb Us power and Its truth.
We felt throUKb lire's cynical teaching
Tbe lOTe ana tho palu ot our youth.
Suggested by Emma Abbott In "Ttavlata."
San Autonto Dee. jnl ISM).
MtNOt.li MOTEL. V O Hutchlm
arcos: w u Uooilrlch. Hegulnl J J rcnual.
N I'ennal. II Oreentree. 11 T llorrcr. New
'ork:J M Cunningham united Htates annr.
'ort Clark! A U llucat. United Htates irmr.
wlfo and nureo. Fort Davlss Jno T I-rlto
L tie Station; W II Dickson Now Orleans: II
Iifiulatlll. Crouch i'earsallt A Stephens
y Houston; x u lampuen
abroad; J A White llanch;
unteisiA Taiaupin jonn-
rg and wire Detroit's TM l'edgls.Taylc
llan. Fort Worth.
and slmttle remedies for such
ders as coughs colds. &o. than to run tbe risk
or contracting a fatal dliease thmugb ncg-
tnfalllblo euro forbcad-
II rhoumatloand neuralirlo affections. It re
lieves pain and extirpates tbe disease thai
It Is satd of an old physician In Phlladol-
hla. when called UDOn to urcscrlbo fori
juirh or cold that bo Invariably refuses In do
. but recommends his natloiits to tako Dr.
Accident to the "Professor."
This morning "Professor" Dieflen
bacb an aged gentleman well known In
tbe city and who formerly kept tbe Pro
fessor saloon left bis bouse on Lavacca
street for tbe purpose of getting break-
fast at the Mission garden. Tne steps
were wet anu slippery anu tne oia gen
tleman reu to tne ground breaking his
leg. He was then unable to move and as
be lives alone he bad no assistance
handy and bad to remain tbcre. Borne
time after Mr. Mabncke. finding tbe
"Professor" did not come to breakfast
as usual apprehended tbat lomethln
bad happened and went In search t
him and found the "Professor" lying
near where he had fallen. Medical at-
tendance was called the fractured limb
let and the old gentleman li doing ai
wen as can ue expecteu unuer ine cir
Tbe malls are running verr Irregulsrlr.
The northern mall due bere at 10 a.m.
resterday did not arrive until II o'clock
ast nignt. anu tue mall due at 10 n. tu
was not received until 1 a. m. to dav
Tbe mall due here at 10 a. m. thli mom.
Ing li reported two bouri and a balf late
Increasing the btaff.
Tbe work of the Aransas Pass railroad
Is now of such a weighty nature ai to
need an enlargement or the clerical
tan In the general offices bere and
arrangements are made to divide the
offices Into departments and to augment
tbe stall. Office furniture has been or
dered and It li expected tbat tbe new
A Deserved Compliment.
Mr. C. W. Croiltev. principal or the
with a handsome desk In token of their
appreciation of bli lervloei. The sub
scribers to tbe testimonial Inoludei Geo
Death of Miss Booth.
Csptaln Phil Pbtrdeln elty marshal
this morning received the sad lntelll
gence of the death of his niece al
Uvalde. MIS! Mollle Ilootb. who died
last nlgbt quite suddenly. Miss Booth
spent last week in Ban Antonio on
visit to Csp'aln and Mrs. Bhbrdeln. an
was In tbe belt of health. Bbe left for
Uvalde on Thursday and Captalu Bhar
deln himself placed her on tbe train
He li overcome with grlefat her mdden
Something Like a Present.
Professor Lane's bride who wai
gueit at the Menger yesterday received
a vslusble present. Uer father. Mr.
Joseph Uuey president of the First Na-
tional bank Cortloana presented ber
with a third Interest with a third share
of a block In Conlcana worth $25000
WAS IT FRAUD t
Ban Antonio Creditors are Anxious to
Learn tbta and Secure Themselves.
Tbe Indictment of D. t. Gaddei of
Murpbyivllle for swindling Ban Anto-
nio merchant! create! considerable In
terest In business circles. It li based
upon peculiar facts and those who con-
alder themselves victim! are determined
to proiecute to the bitter end for the
protection or traue. from statements
aus A Co. of Murpbyavlile long did a
nil promptness won a honorable post-
Hon their credit being Al. Gaddes
bought their business some time ago
and by square dealing maintained
Tint rinuJTiaa or tux out rnui.
He had apparently considerable means
and gave to tbe mercantile agenoy In-
formation tbat be bad I45.WU worth of
property not mortgaged and subject to
execution. A shun time ago he came
n the cltv and made tbe same statement
to Hugo a Bcbmellzer. asking fnr credit
and saying tbat be Intended to buy all
his groceries from tbat house. He se-
cured credit and got the goods he want-
ineu ue went to a. ii. rrana
Co. and made similar state
ments and was equally mocess-
ui. Thennepisyeu uuuuranx rrsng
It Co.. against M. HaitT A Uro. for
his dry goods and Incurred debts with
both ol them. Ill fact be seems to
ave bought largely on credit and bad a
remarkably large and good atock. All
appeared to be well until Ban Antonio
creditors received Information tbat a
stockman named Holland bad run an at-
tachment upon the atore fur a note of
$10600 alleged to be due to him. Then
It was found that Gaddes'
WKSLTII DID MOT EXIST
nd that the assets estimated at about
$2J.000 and consisting mainly ot goods
Dougnt on credit was all there was to
meet liabilities exceeding $15000.
A detailed statement of debt Is not
attainable but It la laid tbat the follow-
ing among other amount! are due to
ban Antonio mercbanti:
Frank A Co 3.400
Uuldfrank Frank & Co 4000
llaiu uro o.ouu
Etinendorf fc Co 1000
Leroux & Cosgrove too
Itledel & Tips 200
Noyei A Langbolz 200
it is ttateu mat uregory ct co nau
good aocount against Gaddes but It
aa oeen aettieu wnony or in part anu
tbat a gentleman was recently here try-
ing to lecure Chlcigo traders to the ex-
tent of $1000. Accounts Io other sec-
tions ate being look for.
ine menus of uaddes assert mat
Holland who li a wealthy stockman.
lent Gaddes' $10000 to go Into business
and It was understood tbst he would
become a partner In the firm but be
If he choose to do. He not only exer
clsed tbat right but be demanded the
return of tbe money. Falling to obtain
It he attached tbe property. Gaddes
did not anticipate this and reoently
Dougnt largely in tne nope or inuueing
nonanu to go into me uusiness out
failed and was iwamped. Tbe Ban An-
tonio creditor! are not latliued. Tbey
have au Idea that Holland's debt Is not
trlctly bona-tlde and they propose to
contest tue atiacnment. uugo at
Bcbmellzer hold the second attachment
and of course tbe Ban Antonio creditors
are anxious to lecure themselves as far
(Jolnlons are divided at to Gaddei'
honesty but bit frlendt contend that he
hat limply played a risky commercial
game and has over-reached himself. Ue
hat given bond In $2000 eaoti In tbe two
charge! against him and tbe matter will
ue morougniy investigated in me uis-
trlct oourt. In tbe meantime the Liqiit
Injustice to all concerned expresses no
opinion upon me merus oi me case.
Tbe Lioiit has received a copy of tbe
holiday edition of tbe Kleotrlo Light of
aiarsnaniown jowa. it is a nauusome
publication ot zi pages Douna in a neau
llful cover and contains original contri
butions from about tblrty of tbe belt
and moit prominent writers or me lime.
One of the features of the edition Is tbe
biographies contributions and portralti
of representative newinaper-men. com
prising loose oi Alex ii. rjweet lexas
omnigi uuiuos M. in kjh.hu """(
itenry ityuer- ayior v. u. Harris it;ari
Pretzel) Cbloago National Weekly;
Lovett M. Wood. Albert (N. II.) Maple
ieat; lorn tv mnuer Warsaw rvssp
and Howard u. Tripp uornam uonn
Judge Noonan held court this morn
Ing for tbe bearing ot the habeai corpus
case ot Tboi. O'Connor and wife and
aiattle Collins charged with tne murder
or tbe Infant found at tbe residence of
thentgro Crawford last week. Atone
o'clock the case wai adjourned until to
Tbe latllea Missionary society of the
Sunset Bsptlst church will give another
oneoi meir pleasant oasxet entertain
ment ruesuay nignt. Decembers low
In the Third Baptist churoh In tbe old
Grenet building corner Crocket street.
i ne ladles wishing io take part will
prepare a lunch sufficient for herself and
gentleman which will be told for B0
cms. Tbe gentleman will not know
wltb whom be Is to eat. until be has
bought bit basket. All are cordially
Iitued by tbe county clerk since last re
uaviu it. juccormick and Annie
Wm Motet and Bella Goodrldge. ool
C. J A. Lukln and Louisa A. James
Juan Perez and Juanita Montez.
Jamei Eadei and Calla Hay wood
Max Kehler and Jennetta A. Gentry
Filed In the district ooart ilnoe lair re
Henderson Buggy oompany vs. Polk &
Granger for debt.
Ban Antonio National bank vs. Henry
i.. uignowity et si. suit on note.
Charles L. Dlgnowlty vi. William AI
jiOCke et al. three mandamus suits
Injustice McAllister's court to-da;
u. u. savage wai tried for alleged the
or a toy from Wagner's bazaar. Tbe
cue was finally continued until thli af-
ternoon. L. Wolhon vi. J. B.Behloradiky lult
on sworn aesooni; juugmem tor plain
Fred Smith vs. Junius Means garnish
J. 6ppenbelmer vs. J. B. Lookwood
ault on aocount; Judgment for plaintiff
THIS CHANCE 1
Jnheard of Prices in Dry Goods -
Prices So Low That
Ladies' Cloaks. Clothing.
CO Ladles' Cloaks all kinds It M a Men's Hutu only left for H 0
to IjoIIcs' Dolmans new styles 7 fid Hoys' Suits very very cheap only.. S0
KW Wraps different kinds all new Kino Genu Cassimere Suits only SOS
styles t OO.to tl 00 Splendid Men's Overcoats only
Misses' Cloaks. Shoes.
Largo Assortment only tl CO Ladles' Kid Dulton Hoots .....11 H
Misses' Ulster S IU Very Kino Kid Button Uoots I SO
Very Stylish Ones tea Mlssss' flood Quality Button Boots... 00
Children's Cloaks t Ladles' lteal Hand-Sowed Button IN
Ingrain Carpets new line 2Tk. a yanl lc-4 White Woolen Blanksts $1 00
Siinerl-arpeu tirlaht patterns. .Wo. a yard 11-4 Cine quality Blankets S 00
AII WihiI super Kitra 7So.ayard 1J-4 Hno Catirornta Blankets 100
Brussels Carpets only 75o. a yard Quilts from It 00 to t 00
Dry Goods. Underwear.
At too. per ysrd Worth r.o. Ladles' Knit Vests loo.
KorlSo. per yard Handsome ..Worth Wo. Children's Knit Vests Mo.
For "hts. per yanl All-Woo' Goods Gents' Knit shirts toe.
sold everywhere at ..... ......1100 Gents' Fancy Suits It fft
IMS & OiPPHIEIlll
212 and 214 COMMERCE STREET.
And look at our Immense
500 5-pound pails Mince Meat.
500 5-pound pails Preserves and Jellies.
1000 pounds Fancy Candy at 15c a lb.
100 I -4 pound boxes Raisins.
Evaporated Apricots Peaches Plums.
Dried Cherries and Blackberries.
California White Figs and Nuts of all kinds.
Large assortment of.Fireworks.
la Fact We can Fill Your Bill for
Corner Military Plaza ana Tramp Street.
Nothing li more appropriate or more highly apprec!ated;for
Holiday Preienti than articles or Jewelry. Vou will And at mj
tore an endless variety of rich Jewell ranging In pricei to salt
all. ir buyers will oall at my ttore and leisurely survey tha
grand display of Diamonds Jewelry and Silverware they will lee
for themselves tbat It Is much better to purchase of our fine first-
clsss goods at the remarkably low prices we will ask for them
than It li to buy from those who ofler goodi bought In Job lots
from eaitern auotlon houtes. Bayers or snob articles find out
when It It too late that they have been told and tbat they b
paid a blgb price for Inferior and undetlrable goods.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers and Importers ot Wines and Brandies Gins'
Liquors and Cigars'
Nos. 19 and 21 West Commerce Street.
We wish to Inform tho public tbat we an now f ullr prepared to lupply the trade with ererr
thlnr In tho line of Imported and ttotncitlo Wine Brandies dins Liquor and CUrara our
M r. wahlstab bolnff Kust and baring purchasod the oboioost stock ot Kooda erer brought to
prices and families wlshlmr to
order by mall or otherwise will be
RIVERSIDE - CAFE - RESTAURANT
SIHMANG tc H AMPUL" Proprietors.
Luncli and Meals Oyster Eish Game
AT all nouns.
We are Determined to Mike On
Everybody Can Boy.
TO CALL AT-
Bargains before you buy.
the Holidays at Rock BOTTOM PRICES
OE HOLIDAY GOODS.
supply themselves will tare monej by oaiUnjf on ua
promptly attended to.
WHEN IN IBA0ON.
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