The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Tuesday, April 3, 1883 Page: 4 of 4
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San Antonio Light.
TUESDAY AI'ltlL .1 1K83.
0 K. UltENKMAN.
Attjs- s Gousfillors-al-Law.
32 Solcdnd St. X. of Courthouse.
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS.
All kinds of logal business solicited. German
Spanish and BwiMllh spoken Hinl written.
THE LIGHT OFFICE "WJLTj
HEREAFTER HE FOUND IX
TIIEHUILH1NO XEXTTO THE
FKEIE PRESS E OFFICE EAST
A Fragment of it lleiinirkiible 1'oeui.
Ak In tho stillest night.
The Ust'nlng enr can something hear;
And In tlio humblest wight
Tho searching oyo may Rood espy;
So can both Whig nnd 'lory
Find gladness. Joy mid rest
In tlint cvorhistlng glory
OALl.AflllKK'S 11EST. 3-7-IID
Assistant Postmaster Appointed.
Judge Henry Mimcy wus to-diiy sworn In as
Assistant Postmaster under Postmaster New-
Tho Gleaners of Solcdad street Methodist
church will conduct a social In tho basement of
tlm church building next Thursdny evening.
Prayer meeting will bo held at tho First Pres-
byterian church Wednesday evening.
On to ha Married.
License have been Issued for tho mnrrlago of
Mr.C-W. 8taudartto Miss Sarah It llrlggs
Mr. Otto Zimmerman to Ilertha Vallco and
Mr. Clmrles Lambert to Miss Hosa Breach.
Forty-four mnrrlago licenses were Issued by
tho County Cleric during the pint month.
Complimentary to Visitors.
A complimentary hop was tendured to Misses
Ewlng and Davis who nro vlsltinif tho city
nnd nro guests of Mrs. W. A. llennctt. About
200 Invitations were Issued and tho attendance
wus very largo. It was a very brilliant assem-
bly nnd tho dresses were remnrkahly hand-
The Canning Contest.
A District Court Jury has decldod that tho
city baa n lien on property for tho expenso of
making nocossnry Improvements In tho vicin-
ity. Tho decision was rendered last uvcnlng in
tbo case of the city against John C. running
who had refused to pay his pro rata assessment
for tho laying of macadam In front of his pro-
perty on Avenue O. Notice or nn appeal was
given by tho defendant.
Sho Wanted to Die Tor Love.
A young Mexican scnoru named Joscfa
Oalvnn a lady of easy virtue became do-
prosBed by tho absence of hor favorlto lovor
and on Sunday took a extra dose of morphine
with tho view of quitting tho world. She was
discovered InnisUitoi-f Insensibility but n
timely appllcntl"n of tho stomach pump anil
battery was sulllclcnt to restore hor to con-
sciousness and sho la now In n fair way to re-
cover. Military Orders.
Lenvo of nbsenco for ono month with per-
mission to apply to tho Adjutant General of
tbo anny through division headquarters for
an extension of two months Is granted First
Lieutenant!'. II. Eckcinbn Nineteenth Infan-
try. (Fort Clark Texas).
Hocrult Elbert C. Shanklln enlisted by tho
recruiting oltlcer at Shu Antonio Texas is as-
signed to troop K Eighth cavalry.
Suing a Kallrond Company.
Ycstordny before Justleo Shields Edward
Towos sought to recover $175 for tho value of
three bales of cotton entrusted to tho Galves-
ton Harrlsburg and San Antonio railroad for
convoyanco and not dollvorod to tne consignee
n Pmiitmi i i ml i lie same company for Jilt' for
diimugo to his baggage. Ultimately tho eases
wero continued for tho production of authori
ties on tho law or rospouwuiiiiy ui rauroau
An Unlucky Drunk.
This morning Olflccr lllpps arrested a man
upon tbo Alamo plaza on tho charge of being
drunk and down As ho was convoying tho
prisoner to the city Jail they met Deputy Sheriff
Alexander who recognized him as a man
named Colquitt ho wanted for an attempt to
kill and murder during last summer. On
arrival at tho city Jail tho prlsonor was turned
ovor to Mr. Alexander and ho was placed In the
Travis Park Concert.
Mr. Frank P. Hall director of the Eighth
cavalry band sends tho following programme
for Wednesday evening:
1. Grand March Tho Storm Ily Keller.
. Grand Solecllon from opora of "Marl-
tana" arranged by J. I'. Claws.
a. Waltzes Ka Plus llellc Wnldtrnfel.
4. Medley O How Delightful C. W. Cathln.
0. Oulop Itondez Vous C. Faust.
The Cuwley Murder.
Yesterday CouutyJudgo Mason appo'nted
Mr. George 0. Zenor temporary administrator
of tho estato of tho law Mrs. Cawloy who was
recently murdered upon avonuo 0 by hor son
andguvon Sl.iHXIbond for tho faith fill dis-
charge of his dutv. Messrs. A. Maverick F.
rn.nr. la nn eliifi to tho whoreahouts of tho
murderer beyond n rumor that ho Is sholtcrtd
by Sympathising rrimncw in .vn uridine.
The Reception of the New Court House
Tho County Commissioners met jesterday
for tho purposo of receiving tho now Court
House but doollned to do so until a guaranteo
was given that tho roof would not losk. This
gUanilllCO will uu given uii luununj iiioriuiw
Snii ir nntlufactnrv. the Commissioners will
formally receive tho Court House.
An account of i'UO for "extras" upon tho
new Court Houso was thon received nnd passed.
Tho court house wus fo-nmlly received by
tno County Commissioners this morning. The
Commissioners accented tho guarantee fur-
nished ng Inst leaking of the nof Hit re-
served until tho architect gavo Ills
certlllcatn that tb roor rtld not leak.
Too County Commissioners compliment
Arcnlteut oilfi on tho Micocss of his piano ai d
Contractor Anderson on thoa'nilrublu wnj in
frlilcb Uo bad catrlod them out
HAS MRS. MASON ELOPED?
Tbo Chances are the Story that Sho Has
Is a Canard.
Tho Light was Informed to-day that Mrs
Mason tho wHo of the proprietor of a lodging
house on Dwyor avenue about half a block
south of Main plaza had eloped with a hack
driver. Ills namo was not mentioned. A ro-
innl in tlm lndir tnr bouse 'Ilireofttt
negrcsscs were billing In tho reception room.
"No. sir." they all replied. "She's In Segtlln"
ono continued. "She started tnoro ycsicniay
tnunilng to see some friends Mid her husband
oxpects her buck this evening. Howent to tho
Havo you heard tho rumor that bIio
pearcd surprised. The conversation was pro-
longed for some time but nothing further of
interest was elicited. Search was Instituted
for .Mr. Mason but ho was not found. It 3
thought the report is a canard. Mrs. Mason Is
a blonde fat woman weighing about )
pounds. Her husband is under tho average
size has n milk and water complexion bluo
eyes and u spin so growth of beard on his chin.
i.'..i.! r Mm. M.iHnti dcclaro sho will un
doubtedly be in tho city to-night.
The Sheriff at Work.
Shcrllf McCall yestorday arrested two Mexi
cans ono named Perez charged with horso
stesllng nnd tho other named Castillo charged
with petty theft.
The Sheriff also arrested Hen Shields Mary
Shields. Joko Adams and M. Hnrdel for misceg
enation. They wero each placed under 5.jUU
bond. . .
Jnmos Wood was arrested yesterday on tho
in furiiinrt iivi.rSLI). Ori-ciiiln N no for
an attempt to commit a rape and .losepha
Schmidt and Abram Hmitano at Hclotcs lor
To bibliomaniacs theru Is no tnoro eheorlng
sight than a secoml-haiKl bookstall. With what
avidity does the bibliophile look scratch mid
root at tho rows of tomes. Our Northern and
tbo liuropciui cilies nave nun. ami sun inivc.
places and streets peciiinny ami loeniiy iiuapiru
for bookmen. Stories might bo told by tho
hundred of Ill's and that treasure picked up
now occupying positions or proud o mpanlon-
ship with other books. A second-hand book-
stall was seen thl morning on Soledad street.
Although Hapixnis anomiiloiis.lt Is really a
sign of progress to see books exposed for sale.
It Is n relief to tlio eye. ir nothing else from
Jewelry vegetables and dry goods.
Message of tho Mexican President.
The Proildcnt of the llcpubllo of Mexico has
sent n messago to tho Moxlciiii Congress In the
course of which ho saj s development of all tho
National Industries has steadily Increased and
asserts ho l contldent tt-o proserlty of the llc-
publlo will remain uninterrupted. He states
that tho postal reform uitborlzed by Congress
will no introduced soon ivnen mo piopcr
time lins arrived ho will nresent n commercial
treaty with the L'nltod States to tho Senate for
lMltlcntlou. Ho oxplalns the falling olf of 1m-
poitatlous thus: when the Central and Na-
tional railroads commenced construction they
drow all their mimoy f mm nhroad. Since they
have completed long sections of tho line their
tralllo receipts with government subventions
have diminished their need of foreign money.
The sudden Introduction ot largo amounts "i
lorelgn money lowered discounts and facili-
tated business. Slnci these enmnaiiles have
eased druwlng all their money from abroad
money has become scarcer and Interest on
samo Increased ; consequently orders for for-
eign goods havo slightly docreiised.
'lite County Doctor's Olllco.
Ill appropriating tho apartments of the new
Court Houso to tho various county olllccrs one
was allotted to the County Physlciitn. It wus
a neat room nicely carpeted and furnished
with a handsome circular desk. Above tho
loir on tho outside was the sign "Doctor"
mid the whole wus 111 keeping with the pro
fessional dignity of the olllco. Dr. H. I.. 0 raves
tcemod to rcallzo that dignity to tho full ex
tent and purchased a new suit of clothes to bo
In keiiiilmr with tho olllee. Hut Mr. Commis
sioner llraden objected to tho doctor having
an oillce and. It Is said without any nuthoritr
irotn ins leuow i;onimisionors. no
had tho sign removed and allotted
the olllco to County Treasurer
Lacoste who has also another olllco adjoining.
Til h led to some words between tho venerable
doctor and energetic commissioner In which
tho lormer declared that ho had his opinion or
thoso who ucted In tho way tho commissioners
had done and would not take possession or the
oillce until the County Commissioners asked
him to do so then ho would tako off his hat
tay "Thank you gentlemen" and go In. Tho
lvn Ims since been replaced and it Is under-
stood that tho doctor Is to havo his ulllco.
Dr. Graves was formally Installed in his now
olllco this morning.
From tho Philadelphia News.
Five Counts are running tobacco stores
and ale houses in London. How they ac
cumulated energy enough to do anything for
a living is a mystery but perhaps they nave
Cupid In Politics.
From the I'hlludephia Times.
N iw that some of the Democrats of Rhode
Islai.d have indorsed Sprague for governor it
it to be inferred that love and marriage have
n great deal tn do wttlt political prelerment.
Ex-Senator Davis may look forward to the
next Presidential campaign with renewed
Nuvlgatlng tlio Air.
The Cincinnati Enquirer says that if Mr.
John VV. U' okwalter has to years of life left
him he will startle the world by his solution
of the problem ol navigating the air. "lie
U now traveling round the world not onlv lo
recuperate his health but to broaden his views
and to try and ond in the old centres ol civili-
zation seme ideas that may aid him in his
Dogs With Natural Handles.
A Cincinnati milliner who had jnst returned
from Paris was asked what was the strangest
fashi" nable novelty that she had seen. "A
doc with a natural handle" she replied.
"I he Parisian ladies are wild on dogs for
pets. The brute is led by a siting and grabbed
up at each crossing to be carried over the
pavement. When sfinggy dogs were in vegue
the habit was to pick them up by the hair and
they were trained not to yelp Pugs as
smooth as new born pigs are now the favorites
and of course they have no hair to be li ted
by. But a clever surgeon cut the end from a
little dog's tail made an incision in the middle
ol his back stuk tn tne tan tip let It heal
fast and there was as bandy a handle as could
bs wished lor.
The Rev Dr. S F. Smith who wrote "My
Country 'lis ol lliee" has returned to
Chlneo from a long tour throuch Europe
the East Ind at a d Hurmah D . Sml h
will probably be drawn for a juryman in a few
dy Courier J unal
Ono Lot 410 Ewes.
" " 775 "
" " inn "
" " ism "
" " 1800 "
" " iWM Ewea and Weathors.
" " 1300 Muttons.
CHAUOT MOSS A CO.
WOOIi COMMISSION HOUSE.
Wo aro prepared to recclvo Wool on consign
ment making Liberal Advancements nn same
The member nt tlm tji.lliV llnlirnw HenoV-
olent association nro requested tn attend a
meeting In tho vestry rooms or tho Templo on
Wednesday April 4. 4-S-21.
A short brass nnd steel key has lieou left
nt this oillce which tho ownerviii have by
identifying unil paying for I his notice.
Aiidsnttns In nil colors nnd stylo Persian
lawns nun's veilings In all shadesjust rccclvod
nt Joske & Sons' Alamo st.uet. 3-SU-tt
mcieo street lay bbls Mutt's chainp'ngno elder
for sale low to I do trade. E. Ahkaiiams.
Ladles nnd gentlemen to canvass Tor bonks
nnd albums. Agents limiting three dollars n
day. Apply at S.VJ West Commerce St. room 2
up stairs. -T-Mf.
Di'slmhlo fine roomed house and two lots for
salo nn Augusta street. Apply to
tf-U-41 I'ATTr.IISON i-eilA.MII.Cll.
Philadelphia hnnd-snwed shoes for $1 at
8. Deutscii & Co's.
Einiilnrinent of nil kinds furnished. Olllco
hours linin 10 to 12 o'clock nverv dav. care tel-
eph noSM No. Ill Noith Floros street. 4-"-tf
Call on S. Deutsch St Co.. and ho convinced
that they mean what they say.
The Cltv flrnenrr Store keens tho finest
wines and Honors for family use by tho quart
or trillion Call mid ho convinced: 2M Com-
merce street. E. Auiiaiiaus.
LOW PHICHS AND i
SuM.UNiir.iKiKit fc llAimi.s 107 Houston St.
The Central Hotel Dooms.
of tho city between the two depots with stieet
ears In front running tn and from all nubile
places. Is tho cheapest llrst-clsss lintel in tho
city at $1.00 to SUiO per day. Knglish German
1'nrircuuino ale and nnrterand all klndsof
bottle beer call at tho City Grocery Store
uoniincrco streot. r;. ahuamams.
In demijohns from S1.W) per gallon and up-
wards. Per bottle 50 cents and upwards.
H-SKIw IIaiiuv lUUM & Co.
Ono or tho largest stocks In tho city ran be
round at 3. Josku k Sons' Alamo plaza. it-L-.Mf
Ask for the best British liosoever exhibited
In San Autonlo for 20 cents at
8. DKirrscil Si Co 8.
ncadnnnrtera for gents' Sweet Cutawbns and
California wines at bottom prices at tho City
Croeery Store 220 Commerce streot.
Por gnllon. SI and upwards: nor bottlo. M
cents and upwards.
H-'JU-XW HAIIltV 1IAUM & L.O
Surony'g Plaques tit N. Wlnthcr's. 3-3-lm.
If you wont tho best nnd purest groceries
you must call at tho City (I rocery btore.
Cohen Sz Kneiilghelin keep tho finest lino of
Imported nnd domestic goods. They havo tho
best cutter and workmen In this clly and tholr
prices Hro iou lowest a in guiiraureou or no
sale nnd nil tliuy ask for Is a trial. Henicinbcr
tbo place SOU and all Main Pliizn. ap2-tr.
A nlco houso or 5 rooms near tho streot rail-
way. U-2-3t W. K. IlH.TO.v.
A young lady with experience nnd rcfereneo
would Ilka a position as book-keeper tK
writer or any ouice worn. Auuress tins ouiee
Just Itecehed at Joske's.
A lariro assortment of irents. liovs' and
youths' ready made clothing. Cull ami 'see
Call nt N. Wlnthcr's uud examine his latrst
styles or pictures. iKMm
Now goods at Panconst Sc Son's for spring
unu summer Juki in.
Tho finest line of piece goods for tho spring
nnu summer 10 no lounu in ino biuioiii
Pancoabt & Son.
Tho City Grocery Store 220 Commerce stro
A specialty at J. Joske & Son's Alamo street
near postolllcoj S-Sil-tr
Do Not l'nll
To call on Harry Iliiuin & Co. boforo purchas-
ing California and Imported wines as you can
savo from 15 to 2J per cent. i)-2o-2w
Ily a trustworthy young man not afraid to
work a position. Knows how to cook. Ad-
dress " 8. M." cm o this oillce. 4-2-2t
Our customers and all dealers In sheet music
and muslo books nro respectfully Informed
that wo havo beon appointed solo agmts In
Texas for all publications of 8. llranards' Sons
(Clovelnnd aud Chicago) nnd nro'prepared to
furnish tho trndo and pro esslniuils with goods
in i.iinicrn prices uur sinca is soon to uo in
creased bv the lldilillnn nf 4f nieces of kIicc
muslo unu u full lino iifmnslo books not iinwiii
thUmnrket. Prices on nppllentlon. Ourplanos
organs and general lnerelmndlso flrst-class.
Tuning and repairing by a Ur8t-clas9 workman.
AtJtuo Music IIoubk
220 Commoreo street San Antonio
For KtAnle nml fnnnv irrnnnrlna vvlnfta ai
liquors and all delicacies in the eating line go
to 11. 0. Pummors tho old Mission Store
twiuv ui cuuin aiuwu uuu juarunvz sirvotS'
DOWN GO OUR RR1CES!
In order to mnko room for n Largo Spring Stock now being selected In Now York we havo
P2.EIDXJO."B3D PRICES !
On many of ourgoods nnd the public. Is only asked to call nnd seco us to bo satisfied that
All our departments nro complete and you
J. JOSKE & SONS :
STAR AiND ASTRAL OILS Has 'sas:
Brilliant and Radiant Oils !
Aro tho only saro 110 Hro test brand. The abovo bnui.tft wo guaranteo. Wo oiler tho
STELLA It HltAND or 110 lest yellow oil to close stock nt very low prices.
Wo nlso havo the common low-test CHLSTHH IlllAND WHICH WE
HUQUEST I1ID3 ON from parties requiring u low grado oil. ' 3-31
Waters Pierce Oil Com'y
REMOVAL ! R.E3VCO"V"A.Il !
Has removed his stock of GROCERIES to the CROCKETT BLOCK on Alamo Plata.
Stoiage of Wool and General Merchandise solicited. 3.9
EIRSI HAS COME 10 STAT!
THREE STORES IN ONE TOWN!
Wlint do You Thiuk of it Stranger? What do You Think ol it Citizen
T.Mi 1?D1PI? ltho pinprletor of Tlueo Establishments. Ills Main Ktnhllhment Is nt
No. 1- boledad street where you can always get bargains as ho keeps a Loan Olllco uud dculs
In every tiling from a KJne Diamond to a paper of Pins.
Under the able iniinairemeiit of Mil. 1Altl
!ffl?.t"iw'S '""""f'tcjurlng Jeweler nnd engraver
...11. iuuij uunuueisn general uroaerago uusilicss. .Mr. Kmcrson 8
vtmvK i.7?lC5mv?0r!;ec. J""" Co.' muslo store under tho manngeirlent of MR.
LyOl.N l: UhNhVAi of bivitzerland who Is a thorough and comnetent watelimakcr nnd who
Is In every way worthy or the respect und eonlldeneo or the puhlle. .Mil. (1E.NEVAY will do
icspectrullyVC bu3lnt'68 "ml w'" lll8 8U" forfeited pledges from tho Main Olllco. Very
"II J". IMI. EMERSON".
A. A. WOLFF
Takes pleasure to Inform the Indies of Sun Antonio and Western Texas that ho Is
this season displaying
k Enliri) to Stock of Staple awl Fancy Dry Goods
Which oxcells In quantity and variety of styles any ot his former cirorts. Encouraged by tho
liberal patronage bestowed upon mo I havo largely Increased my stock and my houso will bo
crowdod from the collar to'tho top lloor with u variety ot new goods that will bo an agreea-
bly surprise to thoso who havo traded with tno before.
All of My Departments Have Been Extended
To such a slzoltlmt I venture to say tho most lnstldlous can bo pleased. I havo been very
careful in uiurklng my goods low so Hint no fault can bo found In prices. I extend n cordial
invlbitlou to nil to visit my establishment whero they will lie mot by u cordial corps of clerks
wlKivlll bo pleased to show goods whether you purchase or not'.
Finest Trunks in the City.
ii arai isicacucu siiccllng lortfl.
A n olegnnt lino of Ladles' and Children's Neckwear Lnusdnlo Cambric ynrd
wide at 11)4 cents per yaid ; Langtry Drees Lawns 20 yards for $1.'
All widths and shades of Ottoman ltlbbons F5 per cent
.cheaper than nnywhero elso.
ELEGANT LIKE OF MIX'S VEILIKU AT 25 CTS. A YARD.
An Elegant Lino Fancy Dress Glngams at 7HJ 10 and 12 cents.
Tho well known brand Krult of tho Loom yard wide 0 cents per yard.
Corner W. Com-
merce and Ace-
I AM READY!
To show to tho publlo tho best solectlons of tho latest stylos of QENT8' YOUTHS' AND
CIIILDltUN'8 CLOTHING). Also tho most elegant and completo lines or
Gents' Furnishing Goods
Thnt ovor was shown In this city both In stylo nnd prico.
Comoand convlnco yourself. SXKICTLY ONE I'ltlCE ONLY. No trouble to show goods.
No 44 Commerce Street
can have u largo assortment to select from.
: : ALAMO PLAZA.
OF COAL' OIL
- - San Antonio Texas.
lini - la n.i. lin-.i' n.i..i n Tr i- -
- probnlily tho best engravor lii Sun Autonlo.
Is Whero You "Can Get Tho
San Antonio Texas
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