The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Tuesday, April 3, 1883 Page: 3 of 4
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San Antonio Light.
ItAII.1lO.tl TIMK TAIIf.K.
International mill Grout Northern
7:ir n. in.
Gnlvoiton Harrlsburg uiiil Hun Antonio.
11:10 u. tn.
Qi p. til.
6:00 p. 111.
11:00 II. in.
Westward (To mid I
f rnm Kl Vun . . .
Trwniinv iivniiAH? l-'.lk l.niliru No.
K mpoUpvprvTliiirsilny nt 1:31) p. m. Cnstle
In I'lroiimn's Hull. Vlsltliiir brethren welcome
GERALD GKIFF1N At'orney and Cournelorat
Law Office No 4 French build tig S.I;. Cor-
ner Main pint Will attend promptly lo ull legal
business entrujteu to my care ii me atato ana rr
YTOWI8TItUTIMr.-Nlno thousand acres of
ngooii land for mid very ciiciip ur .v'"!7-'':
tlon Toxus. Apply lo A. C. VALHIM Hoi
Laredo street. Bun Antonio. ii-.i-lin
TMl. TiAimt.AV. nririilnnllli-n corner Avenue
U Ennd Houston street Sun Antonio. Special
ist rrlvuto Ulseases iiuicxiy curcn. ;uw
remedies for chiimli' dlf eases. l-.'S-ly
TO BUILDERS !
Tlio llrm of Mnrtln & Pcliryvcr of Pun An
tonlo Toxns ono of tlio lnrgcst iiinilier deulein
IntlioStntc Imvu recently opened u yurd In
Knglo Fuss the present torinlniis or tlio Jlexl
enn l'aclllo rnllroud extension mid lmvu now
on tlio grounds nnd uro dully receiving tlio
largest assortment of liimlier In West Texas
direct from tlio mills In loulstiitiu Kust Toxnii
nml Oili'ilirn. nmiRlftlni' of rninrll mill dre8S"ll
boxing Ilonrlug tolling fenclnir laths pnl-
llnirs shingles doors sash blinds mouldings
inlxrd paints etc. etc. In fart everything In
tlio builder's line to wlileli tliu uttontlun or
builders mid the pulillo Isrespoetrully Invited
On tho ground will bo round tlio muuaif'.'r
3-10-am k. E. MOFJbTIT.
MAMIIItINO 1I0WAUI). (trotter) sco No. 47
11. J. Trency'g catiilojriic lx-xlinrtoii Ky. Ilo
Is u blooded bay la hands hlxli weighs lax)
pounds. Service S-l.
KNIUI1T Ol' ST. LOUIS (thoroiiKlibred)
sired by (llciidower.duiii by llpsllon.seo Itruco 8
American Btud Hook volume 8 piiKOiLVJ. Ho
Is a (lurk clicstniitsorrfl. Service Sr.
DICK (Kentucky Jack) 1.1 bunds liurh. wdirhs
WO pouniN. Will cover mures or Jennets.
Bliort-horn thoroughbred cattle lied Hulls
by twcnty-cljrhth Loudon Duke IuxIiiKton
Ky. Services. $10.
Sprniir season February 1. Tcrmscash. Ser-
vices paid when murcfl taken away and If not
with foal havo tlio privilege to return tlio next
season fieoof chaive. Stock delivered at Al-
fred Heaves' Main I'lau will bo taken and
brought buck without cost.
1 23 ly Holotcs Tox.
Houston l'ropurty For Sale.
A good cottugo houso and lot on MeKlnnoy
Street near Miss M. II. Ilrownn'ri young ladles' i
school. Price SIMM; title perfect. Address T.
11 Johnson Uvk.vino I.kiiit office. it-'-MT
Tho Ilcnrd fe Hro. safes havo n record of 31
yours; contents nevor ikstroyod by Ilio; round
screw door chest never opened by burglars.
Address rom spondenco to Sun Antonio (ln.
veston or Dallas. K K. Hkiikihi.I)
U-U-lm Oonerul Airent.
C'iiiiho of l'lillure.
Want of confidence accounts for half of tho
business failures or tn-ilay. u. scnasse A
Drelsimid I. Orynskl druirirlsls aro not liable f ir its debt of no one knows how many mil-
to lull lortliowiintofconlidenco liiDr. Ilosun- Hons lent upon a one track road running
ko's Ooinrli nml I.untr Syrup for they jrlvo i.i fii. (r nl. c
away n bottlo feee toall wlionrosiilrerlnir with
Couirhs. Colds. Asthma Consumption uud ull
affections of tho Tliroatiuid I.uiius.
. . .
fi. nvn.iiin ..n..... . tl nini' snlnnn.
40.1 West Commerce street uro nttractlinr nt- connected with crops but the prognostica-
tcntlon. Tlio perfoiiiiuuces embraeo works tions that can be obtained arc not favorable
W. 1). Whkuit Proprietor
Nflwfitorel Now St
This Btoro bus been opened by Messrs. Hcr-
:hls Btoro bus been opened by Messrs. Her-
mlez & Vill ireal on tlio corner of Dolorosa
il Knst streets Tlmyliuvo now on hiindu new
ick or stnplo nnd funcy irroeerles dry kooiIs
1 notions; and defy competition in chuupnesa
mo roiuiwncu puro inexicmi ciincointo irom
Mpntoror lino co roo from Maracaybo mid ull
'!. 1 coniot sru.iiiu- in niiiiiviiiir
Special for Editors.
Tho Hau Antonio Nown Aironev il'rcss Asso.
elation) uro prepared to ltirnlsh dully tolo-
Braphlo dlsputclies weekly and lil-wcckly let-
nnd'dlstrlct Mexico and Great Hrltalu at tonns
which nlaco It wltlilu tho reach ofull. For fur-
tho cltv limits. Subscrlntlone mid advertlKi-
mciiUi received for nil Aineilcun and Knpllsli
lAUi OF 0UDNANCI2ST0HUS.
San Antonio Ausiinai.
Ban Antonio Tkxah
April 1 im.
There will bo sold nt this Arsenal nt public
miction on jiuiui Ai-iiut 100.1 ar iu
o'clock u. m. u quantity of Saddles Suddlu
Trees Hqulpmonts Tools &o
CutiiloitiicsBlvlnir qunntltlcs ciiilltlonsic
can bo hud on application to tlilu Arsenal.
Caiitflln of Or lnanen.
Pllosnro frequently preceded by senso of
wolirht In tlio back loins and lower part of tho
nbdomon cnuslne: the patient to suppose ho
has souio nlTectlon of tho kidneys or nelKlibor-
'ro jSWt. Wfflo
stomach eto. A molsturn like perspiration
prodiicluir 11 yorvdlsairreeublo Itchtuir. partlo.
ItchliiB Plica yield nt onco to tho application of
i)r. uosaiiKO s run itomouy wuiciiiietsiurcciiy
upon tho parts altccteil obsorbltiK tho Tumors
aflnylnir tho Iritoiwo Jtchliur nml offcetlnfr it
fnllod. Prloo W cents. Sold by 0. Bohasso A.
Urulss ana ij. urynsu
tno m-st musters vocui musio wiiiuu Apatt Irom the above t.ahlomian re
llllf Of tlllH. Visitors tn tllO City solicited 1 utlrl havr lippn nilhpnliritpil
votho Uloboa cull. Pino refreshments I lpr's T .c" "ave ..uee.n aumenlicatea
rataiiicsunuu ii-aKmiu smoke wun pomo at- . . .
tendunco always to bo hnil.
WESTEIIX UMOX IXTMlfeSTS.
I'rnlnililllly lliit .lay "onld Will lint
Hard Work t I'retf otlhem Stne-k-liolilurH
.Surprising I'rocrpM of tlie l'oslnl Tele
graph Company A Cheap Gonial
Stump System l'roiiilm-d
It looks as if Mr. Gould on his return from
the South will have plenty of hard work td
protect his Western Union interests. The
surprising progress made by the I'oslal Tele
graph company is seriously alarming many of
the holders of the Western Union stock. The
lines of Ihi' company now extend as far as
Cleveland and in few weeks will connect
Chicago with New York. The company owns
two patents known as the Leggo automatic
and Grey harmonic systems by means of which
and compound wire it is possible to send
messages both ways at the same time at the
late o 20oo words per minute. The wire
promises to make a revolution in telegraphy.
'I he iron wire is too liable to be influenced by
storms and other atmospheric cause) and
coppei. such as is used for electtic light pur-
Eoscs is too apt to sag and thus endanger
uildings and interrupt the current The new
compound wire consists of a core ol steel
wire able lo resist a great tensile strain and
covered with copper which next to silver is
(lie best known conductor.
This wite is one-third cheaper than iron
wire of enual conductivilv. and lis low resist'
ance admits of the use of batteries ol only a
few cells. Among other advantages the com-
pany promises to the public is a method by
which private commercial and financial firms
may communicate with their correspondents
without the knowledge or intervention ol tne
employees ol the company.
They also promise a postal stamp system
such as is used in England and cheap and
uniform rates Leading spirits ol the com-
pany are Messrs. George . Roberts Henry
Cummtngs and Professor Elisha Grey. The
first of these plucky and enterprising men put
over half a million in the company and n lib-
eral support on the part ol several lioston
capitalists assured tne success oi tne venture
Some two years arm I. K. Keene had con
trol of these patents and project but he
allowed certain hostile electricians to talk
him out of it and Mr. Roberts took the
thing up. '
(he reports of drought In California
have thrown a eood deal of doom over tlv
business prospects of the Pacific coast. There
hai been some rain in the south of the State
but the central and northern counties are as
drv as a hone and the wheat crop n practi
cally ruined. Of course grapes and fruit will
rather gain than lose by this weather and Mr.
C. P. Huntington avers even should the
wheat crop be poor there is plenty ol grain on
hand from last year to be handled by his road.
but crop prospects have already unfavorably
affected tne price of the Central Pacific slock.
There are shrewd men who maintain the
droupiit has nothing to do with the price o
tllij soc vvhicri has been systematically sold
by the directors for a considerable time past.
n(u. irnci nlisrrf i-rs nf Wall rrept
manipulation said the other day when Cen
tral Pacific began to tumble:
' That stock does not cost the Huntincton
Stanford Syndicate anything at all. They
have been quietly selling out their holdings
for the last two ycais and putting the money
into the Southern Pacific concern. Now they
arc civine the new route all the business thev
can. When they have sold all they have of
old stock and gone heavily short they will let
the United States Government take the road
1 """"i" . . . . V .
memo i nis settlement win seme tne union
j IVihc business."
Of Course it would be utterly absurd b
speculate at this time of year upon anything
day s limessayc "the reports ol the grow
ing wheat crop from 150 Representutive local
itics of Indiana and Illinois are very discour
aging. The alternate freezing and thawing
weather of the past two weeks has been very
ha" "w wheat especial!
ground. An experiencec
i "Gn old clay fields it looks
1 . t nr ' ..
' "cn 'i'0! en Kf 1 .
bad lor wheat especially on the thinner
An experienced grower writes:
ks worse lhn I've
ve examined wheat in
I Lai roll t ass C'tntod. Uppecanoe Pulaski
ana noone counties ana base my opinions on
tiese observations. In this neighborhood
many fields 'are reported entirely dead and!
I the present weather continues several fields
I will be ploughed under On the line of rivers
' the report is on the lowlands that the cron
is doing fairly well but on uplands it is badly
!n!urei). In Illinois and as far west as St.
Lc-ws. reports are of about the same charac
t'r. The wheat is badly frcstnout. and thi
. beat farmers and operators now expect is an
average of 80 to 85 per cent of last year's crop
Vet tinlit mnnev. larirp rprplnts in rhipnim
belter crop prospects in Europe and a conse.
. .1 i- .1.. J iV - 1
quciuiicticuac in 111c ucuiunu lur exports nave
knocked down the prices of both wheat an
corn to an extent very alarminc to those who
were on the bull side. Wall street speculators
were almost all long of grain as well of pro-
visions and have suffered severe losses in the
1. r!if t-i- m vi.
lat fortnight. The New York renresenta
1 lives of the firm of JobT. LcSter & Co. art
said to have saved somethinir like half a mil
1 lion dolars t0 lheir customers ly obtaining
I early inioimation 01 tne coming break an
selling them out without warning. Notices
' were at once sent out of sales statinc that
nsennuf! iprVu "f "v" fd
wou'd be considered cancelled. Very few
seemed to have kicked and those who did not
saved from 4 to ? cents a bushel. Judce
one of the representatives of .heJfirn
ws first to sound the gong of alarm but
was "a little too previous" and began to bear
"he old grizzly proved to have been right
uuwever ami mat was just 111c time to sen
A queen should never be knock-kneed
Cincinnati Enquirer. Even a queen's knee
jms gancr iskc mings a 3 iney come.
Knster at All fioiiln.
pretty smllo ndorncd licr fnee
Hit rnho tlio latest stvlo cxnrcsscd:
Bin' knelt with spiritual grnco
Upon tlio velvet-covered rest.
And at tin1 prnnor tlmoniul plnco
ilcrsouim prayer aim prniso num-csscu.
Iltened. und licr words do pat
llroiiirht tin a minirlod grin nndfrown
Sho criticised her neighbor's hut
nd held licr prayer-book tipslilo down.
New Avenues to Flint
rom tlio Pittsburg Telegraph.
New avenues to fame upon constantly for
the ambitious youth of to-day" is the remark
f cheerful contemporary. It Is a timely
reflection. With what pride does the heart of
the parent thrill when he leels mat his bright
boy can achieve fame as a champion picker-
up ol rats a quail eater n "slugger a base
ball captain or a "nuue.
I'reslilrntHl Prophecies by Jero lllnck
"The man ho looks to me as the most
probable Kepublicau Presidential candidate
is Senator Conger of Michigan. I have heard
his name mentioned in a quiet way among
firominent men. He has the elements of a
eader. He is not an eloquent or brilliant
man but he has got the "stun ' in lnni.
Conner has no enemlci: his record both pri
vate and nnblic. is clean. Are vou a Rctmb-
hcanl ihen tie to oneer. Mr. mack's
preferences on the Democratic side are in
favi r of Hancock. McDonald he believes
could be elected but Hancock is "his man.
A tecriul nf Hulls.
According to the Christian tradition bells
exercise evil geniuses who cordially detest
them. A quaint German legend relates that
a Kobold furious at seeing a spire raising in
the villacc where he live'd cave a letter to a
peasant and begged mm to place it in the
fioor-bQx of the church. 1 he peasant exam-
ncd the letter curiously as he wrnt alone.
and suddenly noticed some drops of water
lau irom it. tne letter gradually opened
and from it there fell first heavy rain and
thenciscades and cataracts so that the peas
ant covid scrceiysave nis nie by swimming.
The evil spirit had inclosed a whole lake in
nis letter in orcier to submerge the church
This lake covered an immense tract of land
and may still be seen near Kund. Sorcerers
and demons also abominate bells which they
call barking dogs (liellunde tlundej. At
tneir midnight meetings they use only a mil
bell to parody the ceremonies o' mankind
Aaron Lowe of Hawkinsville. Georgia has
tauaht a flock of chickens to fish for jack
worms with straws. This novel game of jack
straw is played by the chickens providing
themselves with straws inserting them in holes
where the worms burrow and inducing til
worms to crawl inside the straw. Mr. Lowe
says it is a "real treat" to see the chickens fish
In that manner and Aaron ought to treat too
cv.cry nine nc tens mat yarn.
HARNISCH & BAEIl
15 Commerco St. havo opened their
For tho season.
32!) Houston stroot opposite Maverick
hotel hns ro-opouod his
For tlio season. Delicious Ico-crcum. fnvorlto
souu uruiK una itooa coniecttoniiry. f in
ice-urcam 11 specialty uoicpnono xo. sjw.
(QOULU & CO.'S.)
Royal Havana Lottery
HXTltAOHDlNAltY AX'llII 0 1883.
Only 15000 Mets . 2204 Prizes
1 Capital Prlzo $ 14000
I " " y.ooo
1 " "
a Prizes $.'!0D each....
4 " 150 " . ..
100 " 40 " ....
1) Approximations of $100 euch to tho
0 Approximations of $50 cuch to tho
701 Prlzcsas nbovo belnir tlio full num-
ber In tho I toy al Havana and
1500 Additional Prizes of $5 euch to tho
1500 tickets havlntr as an ondlnir tho
iliruro tho terminal unit of tlio
number drawinir tlio Cunital Prlzo
of $11000 i 7500
2201 Prizes amounting In U. 8. CI old to.. $ 44070
t?f7If tho ticket dmwlnir tho capital prlzo
ends with tho lliniro 7 then nil tickets ondhiK
with 7 aril entitled to $5.
Wholes H5. Halves 8300. Fifths 1
Tho Itoynl Havana olllclal list decides every
prlzo. Subject to no manipulation not con-
trolled by tho parties in intorost honestly
mannircd. It la tho fittrest Hquarest and best
iiuntr in tno nuturo or a lottery unit couiu
Seo that tho nmno QOTJIiD Si CO. Is on tho
iicuer nona otners nro frcuuino.
ALL PHIZES PAID ON PHESENTATION
For Information nnd tickets address
1212 Hrondwuv. Now Vnrlr I'ltv
C8 East Randolph Street Clilcneo 111.
0r l W. W. WALLING
8 Wst Commorco St. Ban Antonio
BELL & BRO'S.
No. II Commerce Street
Silver and Flatod Ware
sonnblo. Wo take plensuro In showlnjr our
oods. nnu purennscra nro inviieu to can. aav
r ami Jewelc
No. 18 Commxkck Street
may tf San Antonio. Texas.
and Delor In
EJ"C1I and eiamlna ray stock and prices befon
All goods will b told nndor written gotrnte
Q41 Oommerco Street. 241
An Experioncod Hratchmnkor
OFFERS hli lervicci to tha Public He has hit
V thirty yean experience at head workman of the
greaicn which laciory in ueneva awuzenana en
glish watches la particular generally ruined In tbl'
NO. 4 COMMBUCE STHKKT
Hns just received tho finest Block of Knirllsb
French Oormnn and American plcco goods of
all styles and colors over brought to San An-
tonio and will innko suits to order at tho
Lowest Prices Only Flret-olusi Tailors em-
ployed nnd tho finest trimmings used. Now
Fashion Plates received every month
A Perfect Fit Guaranteed.
Call on V. Lorra boforo ordering your Spring
Suits No trouble to eho goods. S-O-iJm
JEWELER AND OPTICIAN
K. HHEEOINO - O. W. PHILIPS
Urcediiif? & Philips
1518 COMS1ERCE ST
ver Nic Tengg -CSICJ San Antonio.
DR. A. J. SMITH
(Lnto of Cambridge Moss.)
NO. 30 COMMERCE ST.
ver Clnrln'a druir store. Hnllsfnctlnn n-iinr.
anteed. Open ovcnltiRs.
MRS. UiniWim tHICIIAKL
Xo. 2.10 H'atcr St.
finVr. hrr .crvir. In nil tl. 1.nnrl. t.ll....
received at residence. Female diseases treat-
Office : Sam Maverick building corner
Losoyo and Houston streets.
.lnl nll..l...l.l .ll mn
IO HSHASI5S DISEASES OF WOMEN. LunY
nnd throat diseases. Skin Disease I'lLES
.!. .' V' "V unucr HKiiarautoo
without knlfo lluasuro or cuutcry.
Irul Teas Few Remedy
Cure Chills ami Fever
Stnn that Cninrli liv nalnir nAirnsT''u
1I 1'NOTIUUK the most pleasant and elllcu-
clous remcily for Coimhs Colds llrnocbltls
Cousiiiuntlonnudalldls.'asc8or tho throat unit
lungs.' Manufactured by O. SAMOSTZ
I S. Biillili II. D. G.
Ocuiist aud Aurist
I'ronrletorfian Antonio RVK nml RA11 In.
flnnnry formerly surKcon In chariro of Kansas
City liyc liirnnd Throat lnllrmarv.
iiiDviuwiiui i-'juuuu rjir ircuicu in ino
niuoi uiiiiruveu milliner wittl ino latest lippll-
nuces. Crooked oyes stnilfrlitcncd nrtltlclal
Ofllco at 272 Commorco Stroot.
Plijsmiaas and SurgDons
Office : Sam Maverick building corner
Losoyo and Houston streets.
Joseni Jonis M. D. ) t Jno. G. Bo WEN M. D.
bi. 3 10 5 pra ( J 9 10 io a. m i to 3-7- p m
isidence ) ( Gaentlen retldence
700 Acequia St. South Floret St.
Special attention riven to diseases of women
and Children and to diseases of the Lungs
Throat and Heart. Chronic cases treatedat
a distance and medicines sent promptly by
A Common-sense Remedy.
No More Rheumatism Gout
Immediate Relief Warranted.
Permanent Cure Guaranteed
Flvo years established nnd nevor known to
full In a slnglo case ucuto or chroulo. liefer to
ull prominent physicians and druggists for the
standing of Ballovllca.
Tho only dlswlver of tho poisonous urlo Hold
which exists in tho blood pf lthoumutlo and
BALIOYLICA Is known ns a common-aenso
remedy becuuso It strikes directly at tho cause
of Itheumntlsm Gout nnd Nourulgla wlillo so '
many so-called speciHcs and supposed panaceas
only treat locally tho effects.
It has been conedded by eminent scientists
that outward applications such as rubbing
with oils ointments liniments and soothing
lotions will not urudlcato tbeso diseases which
aro tho result of tho poisoning of tho blood
with Urlo Acid.
BALIOV'LICA works with marvelous offoct
on this acid und so removes tho disorder. It la
now delusively usod by nil tho eclbrntod phy-
sicians of America und Kuropo. Highest Mod-
ioli Acndcmy of Furls reports Bj per cent
euros In threo days.
that SALICVLICA.Is a certain euro forltUKU-
MAT18M GOUT and NKUltALGIA. Tho
most lntcnso pains aro subdued almost In-
stantly. Glvo It a trial llellof guaranteed or money
Thousands of tostamonlals eont on applies
$1 a Box. Six Boxes ior $5.
Bont freo by mall on receipt of money.
A8K YOUlt DHUGGIST FOIt IT.
But do not bo deluded Into taking Imitations
or substitutes or somothlng rocommended as
"just as good)" Insist on tbo genuine with
tho numo of Wabuiiuiinb & Co. on each box
which Is guaranteed chemically uro under
our signature and Indlspcnslblu rcnuisito to
Insuro success In tho treatment. Tako no
other or send to us.
WABU11UHNE 4 CO. Proprietors
28T Broadway cor. Iteade 8t. NKW YOllK.
FprsalobyCBohawo Ban Antonio and si
leadlpg druggltu ' 1
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