San Antonio Daily Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 353, Ed. 1, Wednesday, December 29, 1886 Page: 1 of 4
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p dint Tour Roofs.
Mr. L. DletieLlonr and favorably kaoira M
ono of Pan Antonio's nterprlf lnjt dUKWIM
removed hit baaerr from no. Boata. abmsm
trft to No.ro South Alamo street ikm M
wilincrearterDerouna ana rawr n inf
his customers and tbs pubHo lenerallr. wM - . .1
all klndi of bread otaes ana overTthia la
his line. Mr. Dle'selby his unUrtosreaSrls
has built op a fine business and deserves MM
patronaie of the public. UVll-lBi J I
In winter montb. Orders lilt with tiie at
thecoriirr of Annus n and Houston ilrwi
wlil be protntir and satutactcrlly dono Alst
all kinds of house stun and carrlsirc pallitlnf
Volume VI Number 353
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 29. 1886.
Only $5 a Year
San Antonio Daily Light
Chronic grumbhrs alwavs nml llmfs bad They fall to
atclbalthe fault les with themselves-Think busi-
ness Is not satisfactory because the world rocs
wronir Take things as you Ami Ihrui-Swlui
ratherwllh thanagalnst the tide Warm
weather has caiisid a decline In
Ladies' Cloaks Shawls and Heavy Dress Goods.
No Inracr ft'ck In found rltlier In
medium or fair uradi s tba'i we curry.
Blankts and Comforters !
AlUtoicpmllnirlr lo price. which has
inadofurflrm unowned. In cur Shoe
l)f'nriineiit wo carry ut nil t linen double
the assortment of any botiau in
Ladies' Misses' & Children's Shoes & Slippers
Our flock is all made to order from the
bet s li-cti d material. We have no poor
unfitting kmk1. I'l-lecs warranted the
lowest In tlio city.
JOSKE BROTHERS Alamo St.
MARK - DOWN -JM THING - SALE !
Suits and Overcoats!
NEW GOODS I
Inquire for Prices 1
Genuine Bargains 1
WOLFF & MARX
Coi. Commerce and Alamo Sts. San Antonio Tex
H. D. KamDmann. President - Otto Koohlor Soo. and Managoi
Celebrated Lager and Specially Brewed
- SELECT" BOTTLED BEER-
GUARANTEED ABSOLUTELY PURE.
SAN ANTONIO - - TEXAS
LATEST TELEGRAPH NEWS I imaginative local nKPoniisri.
ALWAYS TO THE FRONT!
Lx V0hf SON
Gigantic Stock in all Departments!
SPECIAL ATTENTION CALLED THE GENTS DEPARTMENT.
Mercliniits advertise in various
ways. Buch us "Helling Oat at
Cost" "DamnRod Goods" etc. try-
ing to gull tho iubllo that tlioy
possess peculiar advantages by
which thoy are enabled to sell
cheaper than their competitors at
tho sauio timo selling at n good
jirollt. They perpetuate a fraud
on a generous pu lie by offering a
lower grudo of g ods ' which are
palmed off as g od and sold as
Uuch season it has been my
earnest endeavor to. improve the
quality nud make of goods and to
sell them at a reasonable profit
giving each customer his money's
worth in each purchase. In tal-
lowing out this courso I have
been successful and am proud to
say my business has increased
each yearaud is.uow
The Largest and Most Complete Establishment of
the Kind in the South.
J. IssSrDurlng the Season 1 will oiler extra Inducements tn all departments.-;
N. W. Corner Main Plaza.
San Antonio Texas.
From all Parts of the Olobe Con
densed and BoUed Down.
1'emnle theater at I'hlladelnhtabtuned.
Mrs. Ilenrv Pavne. of Denton tu
olded Monday Cistern rnuto.
Parliament will not meet until Febr
uary. Date not fixed.
rAalltbury sluls by the eovernuient
and Iikslo Intention of ret'iinlng.
The workli'Ktnen's conuress of llel-
Kluiu does not favor sflllllailon wllh ll.e
American hiiiKhts 01 nuur.
Kiuuia Abbott and tier I roll lie are en-
riviie far Man Francisco after raking In
f 2.DU0 at Kl I'nio.
The cunffderate lioino drawing at
Austin bas been the excitement ol tbe
The McKlnnev murderers ate sun-
loscd to be beading towards Enlo
Ilernstailt. of Paris assigns In favor
of -New York mid bt. Louis parlies; stock
vaiueu at iuuuu.
California wheat estimates nro (.ut
down from CU.OUO.UOO bu.hels to 40000.
The land lines In KnulanU aro down
and telt graphic communication with the
western worm is very generally cut on.
The Uundtsrntb has prohibited the
exportation of horses bejond the Swiss
Gov. Ireland's list durlnir 1S85-0 win
430 pardons 115 remissions and 22 com-
Dr. McUlynn must cither elve Ilenrv
George the cold shoulder or stand sus-
pended from tho priesthood.
The strlko on the Mobile anil Ohio
continues but there Is nothing new In
Henry Dniiro Grand Saokem of Tam-
many reslitnes. James A. Flack suc
The strike on the Iteadlns rallnav Is
ended ami coal cars are moving but the
terms or settlement are not made pub-
lic. At a dance at Kearney creek W V
Christmas an old feud broke out and
three youi.g men went to bed with their
boots on. Another was bndly cut.
The employee of the consolidated enr-
llnes Boston will tie up January 1st If
the company does not meet Its promises
At Miles City Montana Frank Smith
shot his brother In a house of 111 repute
and wounded one or tbe girls. Another
girl oommltted suicide. Frank Is In jail.
Chas. Greene was murdered over a
eatneof seven-UD at a saw mill on the
Natchez river near Uurke on Tuesday
morning. Murderer escaped.
The southern states have made unpre-
cedented progress (luting 1SS0. The Hat
of new Industries shows a great diversi-
ty of enterprise.
San Diego revels In regular summer
weaiuer aim takes ner Uliristmas dances
with Ice cream and cold soda. Kaln Is
needed; business moderate.
Corpus Christians are In no pious hu-
mor at the withdrawing of tho steam-
boat line from that city and will put on
a line of their own If they can arrange
Coleman Jaggers boasting to Allen
Rhine of his Intimacy with Itnlne's wife
PM'elved n bullet through his head at
MoKlnney Tuesdav morning.
Unlt'd States engineers are prospect-
ing along the Florida coast for a loca-
tion for the proposed torpedo station
Pensicola may be selected.
Tbe southern output of Iron has In-
rreafed from 1018.11110 tons In 1SS0 to
lfi8J2U0 tons In 18S0. Texas Increases
her output during that time from 300
tons to lo.uuu tons
Orovrrdld not feel equal tn the fatigue
of a cublnet meeting jesterday and
none was held. He look a drive In the
afternoon wllh his wife and Is reported
Two steamers and four barges were
burned at Cairo. Ill yesterday morn
ing. It. f. Hares and Cliy of Natches
were tbe steamers. Total loss about
$400000. Insurance unknown but
The owner of a French fishing? smack
at St. llreaux la suing tbe French gov
ernment for losses sustained by his being
denied fishing privileges oil the coast ot
The big snow storm In Kngland 51 on
day did more damage to forrests. shrub'
Dery anu wires man any previous storm
Known A rapid thaw suoceeded the
storm and great damage Is feared from
The Chloago cltv council have sent
resolultons to Mrs. Logan formally re
questing that she permit the remains of
her husband to be Interred In that city.
Gen. Sheridan will have chnrge of the
escort that accompanies tne casket from
laiumci piace to tne ispitoi next f rl
dav. General and department com
mandcrs G. A. It. pay glowing tribute to
tneir commanuer luuom stanrnrd
Co:krell. Allison Heck Hawley Voor
hets Hampton and Mnnderson form
the senatorial escort. A subscription
nag open opened tor sirs i.ognn s vene-
lit and congress will grant her a pen.
slon It Is thought. She Is left eomnara.
lively untirovldtd for Kx-confederates
at their own desire will be given a place
in lue lunerai procession joe pail'
hearers seleeted are: Simon Cameron
ItoscoeConkllng Itobt. T. Lincoln C.
Anurews. rreu urant. i.uc us Fair
child II. Leggett Jeremiah Husk Oen
Sherman. W. F. Vilas. John C. lllack
and Chas. McMillan. Dr. Newmsn will
be officiating clergyman assisted by tbe
chaplain of the senate. Dr. llutler and
Ulshop Fowler and Dr. TIlTany. Civic
and military organizations will be very
numerous anu me procession win ue an
Tbe LonelStar Literary
Association composed of the best col
ored element In this oily gave their Inl
tlatory entertainment at Krlsh's ball
last night consisting or recitations
uiuslo and tinging ending wltu the
comlo drama "A Ilreach of Promise"
The duet "I know whereon the wild
thlstlo grows." was one of tbe most ex-
ccptlonably well rendered songs while
tne wnoie reuecta creuu upon tue man.
agemrnt and the amateur performance.
Another entertainment will be given lo-
Caught by Hymen
This evening at 5 o'clook Mr. John
Umscheld will be united In marriage to
Miss Mary Eokenroth. in St. Josenli'a
church A reception will be given at
t no residence or i ne Driuegroom N o. Z7U
South Alamo street at 8 o'clock when
Invited guests will oner their congratu
latlons and partaku of good things pro-
Falls to see Pattt Writes a Suppositious
Intorvtow and Olvoa Hlmsoir Away
A rich story It told of our entertain-
ing local reporter who wanted to see
I'attl anil to Interview her. He walled
for the train very anxiously and when
be saw tho headlight gleaming his heart
was glad for be bad now an opportunity
to distinguish himself. What was bel-
ter none of the other reporters were
around and he had a chance for a
mighty big scoop. I'attl wat locked In
and no one could get to see b' r. He
begged the conductor Implored the por-
ter and tried to bribe a servant with a
glass of beer but all In vain. lie ex-
perienced the horrors ot Tantalus tor he
could Just get a glimpse of her but noth-
ing more the train left and
the reporttr went homo tnad and
disconsolate and be tried to get
een with her. He wrote a
suppositious Interview In which lie
naue lain say pleasant iniugs annul
ho San Antonio nennle and the oners
house. That was all right. Then he
her ridicule D.llaa and Kurt
Wor'b who worked bard to secure her
ppearance In tliove cities. That was
ttt.ig anil II Uld tbe Diva an Injustice
T I'atli Is a lady anil her good man
ners would prevent such folly. Injustice
and Ingram uile. Then I'O drew a pa-
Ihella picture of the hunger of the
roup- mat gave me whole thing dead
way. ror rain has a cook anil kitchen
on board and has her meals supplltd In
no car. ut course tins utile Item whs
of I lid Irlck of the trade. It was
reilllahle lo the entcrnrlso and Imagi
nation ot the reporter but It was an Im-
position upon the publlo and dldourdls-
llngulthed guest an Injustice
St. Mary's branch of the Catholic
Knights of America met last night at
Mever's ball and elected new officers as
President Anton Adam.
VIce-I'resldent Jamrs II. Tlerney.
Financial Secretary A. F I'ollok.
Recording Secretary Ed. Ilraden Jr.
Sergeant-at-anns wm II. Harris
Sentlnel-Ira It. Hewitt.
Trustee John Ilrady.
OJda and Ends Woven Together.
Christmas in San Antonio hss been
remarkably free from rowdyism and
Tbe Diamond Queen widow of the
Diamond King" attracts large crowds.
The lovers of the drama will enlov a
llret-clnss treat when Mrs. iloweraand
company arrive i ull bouses encoursge
good aotors to play in San Antonio and
goou aciors attract crowus oi visitors tu
ourclly to witness their performances.
One of the afternoon papers manifests
disposition to cut out work for the cltv
government as well as to run the entire
lay out the people do not feel tho
need of a guardian yet awhile and will
-pauuie tneir own canoe"
Candidates for maror anoear to be
Houses of correction for luvenlle of.
lenuera seem to do uauv growinir in
favor wllh tbe people and the leglsla'
ture miouiu responu to tuo uemanu.
In these hard limes it seems that ren
pie have plenty of money lo spare for
oou music. I lie uooKlngs ill the city
i Mexico wli ther I'attl went when the
pasted through San Antonio for four
nights amounts lo tbe princely sum of
34-uuu anu nearly every seal was som
belure she arrived. Kinma Abbott last
night played to $2000 bouse In the lit-
tle bolder village Kl l'aso. Soon after
little Kmma and her troupe went on to
i.os Angeios uaiuorniu.
IN 1113 MIND.
The Ex-Postmostor Claims the Light -
Property Ho Never Owned.
The editor and ex-poitmaster and
would be claimant fur every other fat
nice In the land It evidently laboring
under a montal hallucination and yes-
terday In his little organ says th- I.toitr
as stolen from him. Ills pretended
alms Is a matter of the nast. Ills al
leged pecuniary or proprietary Interest
inej.tiiiir lias always nern a matter
his Imagination. It la true that Mr.
Newcotub was the first editor ot the
I.lniiT for which he was paldattlpu.
salary anu men overdrew
nlng any of the material of the
stablMiment. Is nurelv vlsinnarv. Mr.
New comb in that transaction simply got
neat at ma own gsme. Mr utuoru
hed the l.toin establishment at that
me bearlt g all the obligations he had
given and paid etery dollar of It and It
has never let been shown that a man
could steal his own property. I; Is Into
in me nay tor air. newcomu in set up
any such claim. He probably has for-
gotten the proposition he made at that
lime to several parties that he (New-
comb) would take the nameof the paper
and slart a new office provided a certain
party would put up part ot tue money
and leave Mr. (II II rd with no piper
and only a lot ot second-hand material
and numerous unpaid bl'.ls to show for
the costly friendship which he had ex-
tended to tho ex-postmasler for a num-
ber ol years. Gratitude for what .Mr.
iitord hail none for nun should have
brought a belter return from Mr. New-
combthnn his proposition to tskc the
aper anu leave tue neots to take care
f themselves. Mr. Newcomb has been
fortunate In having men put blm
on his feet and give lilm posi
tion; but tho Idea that be ever bad
ny paper stolen irom mm is impossi-
le. for he never owned a type In the es
tablishment and hit assertions to that
efleot are only a freak of hit extremely
It has cost the Lioiit several thou
sand dollars loss of business bv some of
tho people erroneously thinking that
tne ex-postmastsr nau soma connection
witu tne paper.
Ball at Caalno.
We guess that the above ball was
called "Fancy dre's" because every one
came in a urets mat suited their lancy
nest r.vioenny mere was some mis
ake as tu what to wear so'ue thought
nai uniy loose wno wore CMtuuies uur
hgthe llazar were ex muled lo weal
them at tho dance others that unless
tiny came In costume they would not he
aiiuweu io nance do tnese tuner weni
Into the gal.ery and after the music
started inoH of them oame down Just as
tney were. Among moee in cuslu.ue
were muses Aiiorey. i.i an Viz
den. Alma Ogden Tleresa Cumins
Angi uuunns Annie Howard Lula
Moore etc. The committee were the
same as at the late lluzar and the floor
mlttee. Messrs. Uodw In Jlltcbell
Will llerf and F. r. Ila abridge. I n
uslo furnished by Zortarelll's band
as excellent. There were In all sixteen
'ancet most of which were round
very tew wan nowert and we believe
very mucu enjoyment.
Tbe congregation of tbe Cumberland
Presbyterian church have arranged the
following oeauinui service ior ton g lit
at this church on Soledad street to
wnicn an are inviteu.
TUX ritOMISKD ONI.
1. Organ prelude.
2. Chorus "Come Ye People."
3. Hetnontlve reading "1 be 1'rom
0. Chorus "The Christ-Child."
7. Responsive reading "Tbe Fore
8. Chorus 'Merry Merry Time
10. Responsive rtadlng "The
Chorus-"0. The 8lghti"
12 Responsive readlnK-"Tbe Test!
13. Solo "O Love of God I"
14. Responsive reading "The Itecog'
10. Chorus-"He Will Reign."
17. Responsive reading "Tbe King'
10. Chorut "O Wondrout Night
20. Responsive reading "Tbe Cove'
Not a Stockman.
Mr. M. Halft oalled at the J.initT ofllco
to-day to say that Thomas S Holland
represented to he a wealthy stockman
and a friend of Gaddes who failed at
Murobyivllle recently. It not a stock
man but a young surveyor who wai
a schoolmate of Gaddes. He recently
turveyen some lanu ior Liorsey ana toe
rrairie tame company.
Tbe application of Mr. and Mrs
O'Connor and Maltle Collins for habtat
corpus in the "intant case" before
Judge Noonan. wat finished this morn'
log and resulted In the Judge refusing
the application for ball and remand.ng
far as his ever
Ladies' Cloaks. Clothing.
Ml Mies' Cloak all kind It tn 1 Men's Suits onlr left for V H
UJ le' Ui it .nans new style ltd llors' Hutu very very cheaD only... 1 W
111) Wraps different klmls all new Kino Gents Csss mere Putts only t 00
t) lea s U0 to (IS 00 Splendid Ken's Overcoats only S W
Misses' Cloaks. Shoes.
IJOTO Assortment only f.1 W Ladles' Kid Button boots It M
Misses' maters a 113 Very Fine ld llu'ton Hoots SO
Nit stlttah Ones S AO Mls.ss' Hood Qualltr Uutton Uoots... 100
Children's Cloaks 1U Ladles' Ileal Hand-Bowed button 4 00
Ins-rain Carpets new line !5o. aianl 1M White Woolen tllankets (I 00
HiiiirrCarpeta brlir.it patterns.. Mlo. a yard 11-4 Kino Oualny lllankets A 00
Allw.ml .super Ultra ?9o.aard 1J-4 Kino California ulankets 8 00
Urutscls Carpels unly 'So.ayanl Quilts from It 00 to 100
Dry Goods. Underwear.
At loo. per jard Worth I-xj. Ijultes' Kntt Vests. (Oo.
forsr. oorjanl llandaomo. ..Wortatoo. cuildren's Kntt Vo.ts 5o.
I or .So. per yanl All-Woo' Hoods dent.' Knit Btitrts 100.
sold everywhere at . It CO Gents' Fancy Bulls It It
IMS & PP11III1E1
212 and 214 COMMERCE STREET.
And look at our Immense Bargains before you buy.
Idle Money In tho Treasury
The surplus of money now lying Idle
and unproductive In the United States
treasury were It thrown Into circula-
tion among the people would go a long
way towards relieving the p esent de-
pression of pi Ices and stagnation ofbusl-
ness. There are now one hundred mil-
lions of dollars lying In tbe treasury.
wtiicn are not neeueu to pay the ex-
penses or debts of tbe federal govern-
ment. The day when It was neoessary
for government! to accumulate immense
sums of money as a provision for war
lias long slnoe gone by.
The bother is now to contrive tn get
this surplus into circulation. The Ulalr
educational bill would eventually nut It
in circulation out only aner tne lapse oi
several years. Ann were mis turpiut
expended In the Improvements of the
coast defences of the Union several
I'eart would elspse before it rould enter
nto general circulation. The question
s licet with dllllcultlrs: yet congress Is
bound to adopt some plan forgetting rid
of this usele.s and unproductive sur-
plus In such a way at will be most
largely beneficial to the people of the
entire Union. I have no pet sceeme to
ropose. llut In my Judgment tlilssur-
us nou u ue ueu in improving me
coast delences of the country.
This Christmas season hat been thut
far one of the best taken all In all In
Ihe history of t Is beautiful city of an
cient renuwn and brilliant promise for
the future juoueration nas cnaraoter
In il hilarity. Religious festivals and
festivity have been prominent and are
uolng on In a general tide of success.
I be union ot the stage and the pulpit
n the mingling of actors with ohurch
performers Is a noticeable feature
showing p-ogress In our day. Such a
thing would have made tbe ancient
1'urllsn tnlnu stand ana (tare wltu per-
Dut little blood and thunder have
come to our ears In even this exagget-
ling crisis. The need ol recreation la
cknowledged. That men should know
how lo be gentlemen with ladles. Is a
trite trulsu; anu tual perhaps tome
liato not mis anowieoge is an
other Idea at old at tbe bills
I here It much talk about tbe
ballet. What the clergy think on tbe
subject is given mucu prominence. Tins
l. Just like men asking advice and then
going their own way. The advlier of
ten leeis sugnteu; out people nave a
way of doing as It suits them. At to old
fogies they aro played out. Hut young
fogylsin ought not to be scouted. That
It to say there are at leatt two tldet to
a question and things should not be
run uae a jug uanuie an on one siue.
Being a young logy we don't know any
thing of the ballet from observation but
ibe way of young gentlemen and ladles
hug each other too closely and for
long hours In nightly dance and merri-
ment It not exactly after the proper
moral idea uowever popular or respect-
able. Respectability not unlike char-
ity. It covering tbe multitude of tint
oom in cnuron auairt or lairt anu in
ball room performances. We meant
to say. If we bave not that relaxa
tion of mind and wit and humor
and pleasantry and gymnastic exercise
are all right within proper boundt. At
tbe tame time the sly touch and tbe
subtile ma' ecu v re unduly exciting In a
wrong manner cannot be well looked
after except by lit ellecti. There are
quite too many report! or rather in-
stances of shamo In blrtbt and friend-
less young waifs. Man should be a man
and not a brute. Now and then It may
be. that a voungllng older In bodily de
velopment than In mental and without
any blighting experience at yet Is too
mucn urgeu on oy curiosity anu tup-
Eosed pleasure; and rather despises tbe
allaH of sound prlnolple. A little more
thinking In our fatt age. holding hot
bloodt back It at much In requisition at
la slower past ages It wat needed for
tbe Inspiration of business energy and
progress. This Is merely an outline
transcript of tbougbtt passing In many
B. Smith St Bon
Merchant tailors respectfully inform
their customers and tho public at large.
that during the holidays tbey will make
a reduction of 10 per cent on all gar-
ments from regular prices. Satisfaction
and tit guaranteed. Call on them aod
price their goodt before purchasing else-
'Wnere. u SHtTU ot BOX
13-0-tf U West Commerce Ut.
THIS CHANCE I
nheird of Prices in Dry Goods We are Determined to Mike On
Prices So Low That Everybody Can Boy
-BE SURE TO CALL AT-
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.
In Fact We can Fill Tour Bill for tbe Holidays at Rock BOTTOM PRICES'
Corner Military Plaza anil TrBTino Street.
Nothing Is more appropriate or more highly appreclated.for
Holiday Presents than artloles or Jewelry. You will find at my
store an endless variety of rich Jewell ranging In prlcet to salt
all. If buyers will call at my ttore and leisurely turvey the
grand display of Diamonds Jewelry and Silverware they will tee
for themselves that It It much betterto purchase of our fine first-
class goods at the remarkably low prices we will ask for them
than It It to buy from tbote who oiler goods bought la Job lots
from eastern auction houses. Buyers of tuch article! And out
when It Is too late that they have been told and that they b
paid a high prloe for Inferior and undesirable goods.
North Sid Main Plaza.
GRAND OPENING OP HOLIDAY GOODS.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers and Importers ol Wines and Brandies Girts'
Liquors and Cigars'
Nos. 19 and 21 West Commerce Street.
We wish to Inform the pubtto that wo aro now full prepared to lupply the trade wlthereir
thing- in the tine or imported and Domes tlo Wines Ilmodiet GIni Uquon and CUrart our
M r. VahUtab bolng Kiut and harlnff purchased tho choicest stock ot (roods eTer broufbt to
To the family trade we would say that our Holiday Goods cannot be excelled either la
RIVERSIDE - CAFE - RESTAURAKL
SIMMANG b HAHPEl' Proprietor
Lnncli and Meals Oyster Eish Game
poscu ior lueui.
lue luree uaca io jail.
AT AU. HOCBS.
WHEN IN ttASOtT.
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