The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 16, Ed. 1, Friday, April 20, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Lisrht.
Vol. I.-No. 16. f
San Antonio Texas Friday April 20-1883.
Ten Cents a Week
I SHEETS CORREVON & CASTLES f
Wt? rtttf j Finest Slock of
Boots & .Shoes
Zfzw Exhibited in this City.
j Alamo Plaza San Antonio Texas f
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CALCASIEU LUMBEB Ml)
East Commerce Street adjoining Sunset Railroad
I'. O. Hox 283 Telephone 3)1.
KEEP CONSTANTLY ON HANI)
Consisting or Framing Tlmbor Hoxlng Poncing Dressed Flooring Siding Headed Celling
and FJnlahliifr Lumber; ulao a full supply or Doors Sash llllnds Mouldings Shingles Dressed
nnd Hough Plckots qr till Patterns Plnstorlng Lutli Ilarbod Wire Mixed Paints IlulhW
Hardware nnd everything found In a llrst-class lumbor yard being connooted with ono or tho
largest mills In the Culcaslou region. Wo nro prepared to furnlsli spoclul bills to order nt short
Rough Lumber same price as Rough Texas Pine $25 per M.
San Antonio Lumber Co. A. T. Hensley Manager.
Houston Street next to Dr. Hern's residence
All the dcltcaclos or tlio season.
ELEGANT PRIVATE DIXIXG ROOMS
Ol'KN DAY AND NIGHT.
Imported wines liquors nnd clears always on
CARTER & MULLALY;
Funerals Furnished With livery Requisite.
Spoolal attention pitch to forwarding bodies
to nil paiUoftlioUnlti.il Slates. PCT'Telephono
connection. Calls nttnndcd day and nlirlit.
11. I.. IIANDEI.L
Winslow & Randell
Claim and Real Estate Asts
LAUEDO TEXAS. Wo have authenticated
abstractor Texas land tltlcsalso abstractor
titles to Toras land Issued by tho Oovurnmont
or Spain nnd Mexico. 4-20-tr
To lie Offered Only n Short Time by
Cohen A Kaenlghelni.
13 dozon stilt hats nt 50 cents oach worth
S2.n0 to $;j.oo.
25 dozon flno wool hats nt $1.00 each worth
7 dozen Mexican felt liutB nt $1.50 each worth
lou more or thoso genuine Indigo blue llamicl
niltsjJuBt rocclved by express nt 88.60 worth
60 iliirk capslmoro siiIIh nt 88.50 worlh $11.00.
60 dark casslmoro suits nt $11 00 worth 813.50.
. 60 dark cnsslmcrti suits at $3.50 worth $5.00.
W dark ensslmoro Bults at 8 00. worth $() 00.
TO boys' bluo tinnnol sulU at J-'OO worth S3 60.
100 pairs boys' casslmoro knoo puntg at $100
worth SI SO. if
150 pairs English cottonndo pants nt 81S5.
6r.?Z?'LnH 8lllc kantlkorclilers at 50 oonte
worth $1 OO.
Thlswcok wo olTor special Inducements' to
olty trndo nnd only ak an Inspection or tho
above bargains to oonvlnco you tlint you enn
buy clothing or nnythlnir else In our lino as
cheap of us M In any eastern city.
nprStt It'ojikn KOKNiqiistji
tiinir ir.r.r 7."".". v.... eneu
building on Commcrcu street and are now
1 V ' "hi"iiii. .inia 13 inu strong
cBt banking linn In tho State. 4-30.1m
J. n nni... ... 1. v. 1... .
South Florcs to West Commerce street near
. . Itrtllroiid Tickets
nought sold nnd exchanged nt my omco In
iiiomison'8book storo 307 Commerce street
ltoduced rotes to all points.
--ln W. It. IUiikistt.
Lone Star Steam Laundry.
Tencnt & Vnu Den llurghwlll not eoinmonce
operntions tor 11 row days on account or delay
ot machinery. 4-30-lw
Itooin for Kent.
A woll rurnlslied cool front room at 1003
avenue C. 4-17-flt.
A rinp goloctldn of tolltjt nrtlclcs at tho City
A lino saddle horse wltli saddle and bridle nl-
iiiuoi new. iiorsu mis iicen worked to harness.
Inquire nt this olllco. 4-11-tr
Tho best 4.1 cent bloschod drawer nt
4-10--W S. Dkutscii & Co.'a.
Now styles In straw hats nt
4-10-Sw H Deutsch & Co.'s.
Piece gpods by tho BUlt or yard tor spring.
Pancoabt Ic Son.
Hnndsomo eulincro suits nt 87 50 J8 60 and
0 Ml. S. Deutscii & Co.
New spring clothing nnd hats Just in.
Pancoaht & Son.
Tho best 81 shirt or Wamsutta domestic.
4-10-w 8. Deutscii & Co.
Me trn N nV. . l'iV. ""V.V" ""U"1
street imd purchase the llepubllo oV Mexico In
iTV .; ; """ lll'""r sisicr iiepun c
nil for 3 60 Per cony. .n.tf '
The Alamo Steam Laundry.
Will bo opened on or about the 1st or May cor-
ner Market und Paso strents tieur Mill llrldgo.
uuiin iiuiiuk I'ropnoior.
How to savo IIIOIIDV (find ili-llml Its. luVI..
Turko-ltusalaii baths or Steam llnth for your
colds rhoumntlsm dumb nguo and nil skin dis-
eases enn bo found nt A. Zilian's
iorner uoinmereo nnd Alamo streets.
Also. Hot anil Cold Water Hatha nt .....to
If You nre Siifrerlnz
From torpidity or tho liver or constipation or
the bowels try n boltlo or Henatlzlue Dr.
Tobln's great liver medicine. Evory bottlo
Is guaranteed t you and your money refunded
ir 1 011 aro not satistlod.
For sulo at Clavln's drug store and by C.
Forruplo nnd qunrd ruplo silver plntod
'Tare go to tho Trustco sale 221 Cominereo
"treot. 4-0-1 in
A. "rftrr"!S: BSnJ. "i"1'"0 l10"? wltl1 easy
rait. Call at No. 0 Bolcdad stroot front room
Just llecelvod nt Joake's.
A largo nssoitment or ironts' boys' and
youths' roady made clothing. Cull and see
lloiKes for hale.
New houso or 0 rooms and lot 45x00 on
Ollvo streot noHr Sunset railway for 81350.
I took liousa and lot on Vllllta between Prcsa
nnd Alamo 83303.
Lot on South Florcs streot near railroad
orosBlntr for S1W W E. Himon
SOS Yet Houston street
"GIFF. AT LAREDO.
Prominent People Visit the Coal Mines
anil I'ronounee them
A Ilonnnra for Texas Pencil Consumers-
Speclal Iiiilucements for Kn-
terprli anil Cnpllal.
Lareixj. Anril 16. Maior Tom Ochiltree.
our briinv Conirressmsn from thit diitrlrt.
slipped into Laredo this mornlnc without
warning. A few knowing friends met him at
the uenot. critiemnir hit artinn. hut lii. .
cuse was. "I am on buiineis to inveitiffatelhr
coal mines and will see my constituents fut-
ure" explained matters nnd the Major was
allowed to take breakfast with his friend. Dr.
Alniworth at Fort Mcintosh to report at 10
'clock ready for the mines. The party con-
istincof Maior Tom Ochiltree. Colonel Nel.
son Plato Collector for this District Colonel
C. G Urewster. Dcnutv Collector at this nmt.
Colonel George F. Alford of Dallas Mr. W.
.. Mcfarland Mr. James J. Haynes Mr. II.
. Iiurbank Postmaster. Governor Hum.
President and Colonel Hungerford Superin-
tendent of the Rio Grande and Pecos were
promptly on hand and every point of interest
and advantage for the development of our
frontier from Laredo to end of trick ir mit
up the river was taken in and most thorough
ly invesngateu. first the coal yards only
two miles out from Laredo where tnnn tnn.
of as fine coal as is fiund in any country lay
on platforms ready for the filling of orders on
short notice. 1 o this yard are switches con
necting with the International Texas Mcxi
can. and Mexican National railwavi stand
ard and narrow guage. At a glance the party
taw inai vjoverncr nunt had figured
out his taiiroad and coal scheme
itt nprrxiti.i inl fnlnr. L '.
of the people as every improvement made is
mm uic mimkuy ui iiznaiing an immense
traffic with ecnnnmv unit ranMit C-..l
ras the richness of the soil a red sandy
uaiu uiuuk iuc iiuc wnicn wun only the
'l""""" mum oc mauc in a
lew vrnr thf mnt Invrlv ennt U -r.
On the banks of the taging roaring Rio
umuuc wun cooi rcircsning Dreezes Irom a
fnr.lon rnnntrv all .11 1
and no dust no better summer pleasure and
neaun rcson -couia ue imagined licre it it:
Five acres of $5 land on the banks of the Rio
uranuc auywncrc along me line OI me Kto
Grande and Pecos railway with a modest lit-
tle cottage water supplied by a $150 wind-
wl iiuusk iiiigaiiun
and a glorious shower bath land under culti-
vntinn Ivltti frn.B Cnt J
all the vegetables which grow 'to perfection
x mm lunuiu ucms ana noer plants.
Such a place would be a paradise of some value
and only requires a small investment
and two or three years' attention to perfect it.
Next was the new shaft new machinery
and the working mines all of which I de-
trril.rrl In fV.rmor l.tt.r 11... I ...ill ..II
how the crowd got into and out of the mine
all bent on a thorough investigation. " I
wuiu m cc wiicic uii ui in coai comes irom
the Governor maybe smuggling it from across
uic river saiu one anniuer. 1 never was
in a conl mine I want to see it all and Giff '
T want vnu In ttinur m tl.. C..
that lead the Governor to hunt for coal in this
seciion. maor ucnutree asked "how far
In must u nn In trnin oil ll.i 1. J II
and was answered ''goo feet a straight shoot
.n.i c.u.r.i r... ... . '
nuuav.k... ...uuwu it uuu tuis. oayi
Tom " My eye sight is bad in the dark I
like something to hold to. Let us tnke a
car." Some five or six were uncomfortably
seated in a car warned ol "low bridges"
and cturtol rn rlnum .1 . t .:.
per hour rate which to one inexperienced in
1 .1..L. ti.nn.ll . . r... -.
n u-in luuuwii! abbtlta III.C U IUU Cllll 1HI-
agine yourself 500 feet under ground not
knowing what is above below to the right or
left of you can't move scarcely an inch with-
out strikinrr snmptlunr. that frirlitn.
nl Ihrri. VMrt nrlh tl- ....
think 40 miles per hour and no way
iu siop u. 10 me nent and
left vnil i .larlr l.i..
with small lights (the miners at work in th 1
rooms) hear an occassional explosion and rat-
tllntr nt rh.itit I 11.. it. 1
snakingout a car) smell the burnt powder
uu iiiuuic mc uau air unm you icei like you
would smother in just two minutes if you
didn't get out. Your hair stands on end your
eyes are out of their sockets and the perspi-
ration running down your face in drops as big
and dark objects ahead o'f you hear all sorts
w uviu.i uii u biuci auuvc una oeiow you la
ICn minm r.m.nl... llml..! !.. !-.
laborers sinking an air shalt for ventilation
u" you. now neany inrougn below you
with a shaft In KnIH riKKi.h ....I.. ..;t.
hauling cars in and out of the rooms 'with im-
deadening you can't hear one of the party
lut iiyc minutes wntn someone
breaks the silence hv atltlnfr' th. lnr. u.n
he blast goes olf. " Is that the rafters of
neii laiung in i Another one " can we get
"V "." " "i never uia like coal
mines." With th. :
Vnf ' EU'des the coal vein and a number
7 ic uiorougniy investigated and
the party bid the mines good-bye deciding to
walk out instead nf tulrinr ... .. .1.-..
in. To see our Congressman doubled up like
"." icr creeping inrougn n tunnel
scarcely five feet high having to stop every
few feet to rest and get breath and hear his
witty comments thereon fully paid one for
me iiqi. aaiciyianoen our congressman re-
marked. fin. mln. .l....t I I t
f for loo years to come; mine worth
"ui iiumicr anu a million OI any
mi.ci one ior an me mines in t exas."
Itelurnlnc ui. nmv.J .1 T -...I-.. . .-
and the eveninn wnc m.ni r.... r .u.
leading citizens at the club discussing the
. ..... c tAjjcucu irum me uevei
opment 01 our coal fields.
TUB TEXAS EDITORS.
Governor Hunt .vi.nde i).Pn..nl. .... n .1
lent. Hal Gnalinir. lii. mm.ii.. ..r .. m.
Grande and IVrni nllm..! r.. . i.u ra
tion City and at 10 o'clock breakfast at the
I I .....its iciuiinii us io iarrao at 2 or 3
nrislnc Mavnr nf T u.. .1... .1
r V.T " J . . ihk lllHl llic
enitnr must h. id. .1...
take dinner wlih th.m nn r.i....i. c ' .u.
coal mln.t. THi ln.!iiv .:n t
7iT .V . IT ........wm win luiuc irom
the Mayor and City Council due notice ol
. .7"' H16" our 1 resioent. friend
Yandell. of the !.mi Tim.. --j -.1...
members of the committee might take notice
cc no cnance to gain
.riv. v"u'ui;: iowara me solution 01 th
"Chinese nrnhUm ' hut id...
. V " lriC rcci'
nroritv Mviran n. n... t .1
PartiB to the association information 'that
A man or company can invest from $10 -
OOO to SIOO.COO and hnild... .
profitable business by the erection of coke
.. ; """". ah coke consumed
in the bouthwest it shinned from th. Ini..'
Territory. A small capital in the hands of
... .. . in. wouiu pay well invested
in a big lime kiln at the coal mines. The
.uimuiiipiion 01 nnie n nig and cn be pro-
duced at the coal mines for 25 percent less
than at Austin where it is now shipped from.
A gas company on this side of the river to
mHI. uuui towns ny isying a mam across
the river will nrnv. l..l.-: . .
for cardial. Th. m..l.. f. .u. Ljf"
across the river has been received from the
mcican government. Giff
Items Olennnl In the Hotel Corridors anil
rroni 11rl011s Other Sources.
Thn ir.m vv- r mi .
"'"i'3'Jii is again in.
guln. Is In tho city. '
Colonel John Owens tho wool tnnn returned
to tho city yesterday.
Mr S. F. Villi Pning of tho Austin Stntcs-
mnn. Is at tho Hord hotel.
ColoiiPl W. W. Hungcrrord of tho Hlo
Orando nnd Pecos mines is visiting the city.
Pnlfini! H If T . . .. .
tuko n iiositloii In the Department or Insur-
telegriiph operators In tho Strife. Is In tho city
for tho benefit of his health ami bus been nt-
.mv..u ..V5.vj.ii union loiegrupil omco.
Mr. .1. 11. u-ltellly or Ileo county Is going to
stny 11 row weeks In the city. Ho is In tho
..... . uiuuivniiuigr oAteiisiroiy. 110 reports
tho loRs .orsheop nnd cnttlo during thn nast
sovcro winter as slight In Ilcocounty nnd that
ovorytliliiir Is in. n nourishing condition. Mr.
nitelllyls under tho medical treutmont ot
nii.lnn em...lnn. ... tl.. H' .. .....
....... m.. .vv. .. iuo Avuijuu iiein i;i mis
ovonlng at 8 o'clock.
'rhl.l.lnir...l.l ...... .. . .
ns having occurred at Illllle & Joo'sf
-Tho sorrel iilly "Miss Ilrltton" won tho
rneo ut tho springs yostcrdny uftcrnoon. Mllo
The Presbyterian Sunday school scholars
Tor their plenlo excursion. c
Tho Ilrltlsh association hold n soolablo In
fltruvo s hall th h evening to which members
nnd tholr friends nro Invited.
TIn rntr.l ..lnnu !... ...
ternoon nt tho San Pedro springs aud a very
Tho LiaiiT aeknowlcdges nn Invitation to
11 1. r l. ""!.' "ieiit nssocinuons
inooullglit picnlo nt Sun Pedro Springs on Sut-
"Dark green.iih I" said n visiting Sir Knight
ns ho p.issed Jxickwnod & Kumpman's nowly
i nnllil 1 niio " A I 11 "0WS llIU 11
orcd metaphor. 1
-Tho Itev. C. C. Chnplln Grand Prolate of
the Knights Templar prrnchrd nn oloquent
sarinon in the First Ilaptlst church. Tlicio was
u largo uudlcncx nnu iho sermon was much
-Messrs. Kuhn & Co. have n card In tho
LtojiT to day to whlcls tho nttontion or tho
rtindor Is Invited. As iirt photogrnpbers
Messrs. Kiihn & Co. hnvo arquired n reputa-
tion which is in itsoiru guurnntoo or thoox-
cellencoor their work.
LATK TISLKQItAPlt NKffS.
Woman SufTrnge Convention.
Troy N. Y. April 19. The Woman
Suffrage State convention elected Llllie
Devereaux Ulake for President Resolutions
proclaim that only by woman co-operation
can the social order be secured and main-
tained. Killed by tho Curs.
Galvkston April 19. This evening a
brakeman employed in the vard of th finir
Colorado and Santa Fe railway was knocked
from a car whllr. In mminn ...1 1 1 1 1.
jured at the foot of Bath avenue and Hay
Chlnn'mnn In Trouble.
Galveston April 19. A Chinaman
smed Sam Lee was tried this mornlnc? In th.
Recorder's mnrl . 1 t
11. m """. juij ttu lounu
puilty of keeping an opium den nnd fined
A I CO. Ilelnir unsht. Ir. .. il.. c. 1..
Z . . 1 . " f "uci uc was
sent to jail.
New Court House Tor Harris Comity.
HOUSION April IO. At the afternnnn ....
sion of the Commissioners' court yesterday
me pians and specifications of a court house
furnished by the architect E J. Duhamme)
were examined and accepted by the court as
the snecifiratinnt mil n1.n. .-11 .
...... ....0 01 sain LUUI1
house and tile rnnntu w. -. 1 1 t 1 ..1
vertise for bids for the building of said court
fications ' u Plans ant speci-
ltullrniKl Man Killed.
DENISON April 10. V. R. Marshall
hrakeman on the Missouri-Pacific railway
was knocked from the top of a car this morn-
ing while crossing a bridge near Durant in
me inuian territory and instantly killed.
Mr. Marshall was formerly in the saddlery
business in this ritv on.t ...... '
with ail classes. His hnd . iL
m?"'rWllere his moner residcsi; for burial.
. tuiitiitt exercises win ue conducted by
the Odd Fellows. '
Statti Shuotluc Tournament.
Houston April 10 Shoot No. 11. ?n
single glass balls 30 entries T. A. DalLr.
hitc 25 straight balls first money $60;
James Hucker of Houston and J. D.
ocum or Ucnison took second monev. $?n.
J. S. Simpson and V. A. Ryan both of Aus
tin uiviaea ine tntrd money $10 after break-
ing 20 striiiiht balls in the shoot o(T; J. J.
Weiss ol Houston fourth 25 pounds of tobacco.
wrenstnlr.e fiw. r.t...na ....J. ....
1 - ---r-- t-b"' j. yuius rise
uoth barrels d.1 entries i.nn. nf Sinn tr:.
$12360 J. J. Weiss of Houston';
second $02 70 divided bv G. T.
Porter of Houston T. W. Dallerhite of
Denison D. W. C. Dunu and Tames
Hnrler nf UkiiiIm. .1.1. J a-. t
divided lv n . Tin.. n'r IJ....i ?J i?'
A. Ryan ol Austin; fourth $30 90 H. Fon-
taine of Houston. The tournament will
Grand OUlcers Knights of Pythias.
DAI LAS April 10 A erand ball tendered
by the DeLeon lodge of this city to visiting
Knights of Pythias is in progress to-night at
the Y. M. C. A. hall. The city is gaily decor-
ated with colors of the order.
The following officers were elected to-day
the third day of the session ol the Grand
Lodge Knights of Pythias: p. G. Chancellor
MnxElser of Fort Worth; Grand Chancellor.
C. T. Rolf of Brenham; V. G. Chancellor.
W. Tt . Snltnn nl nll... r...1 V t. '
and S V. Lalache of Sherman; Grand Mas-
ter of the Exchequer R. A. Ferris of Wnxa-
hachie; Grand Prelate H. M. fcpaldintr. of
Denton; firand Master.ol.Ar. h - tr:i
son of Terrell; Grand Inner Guard T.Camp
Jr of Henderson; Giand Outer Guard
Charles Coon of Weatherford; Trustees I.
B. Hanna of Denison; P. S. Wren oi Gal-
veston; H. C. Rising of Paris; Supreme
Uenresentative. Mnv Kl.. f nr. .i.
The next place oi meeting is Austin.
nrni.nl lrl. l E.1. 11. ...... .
F.'iqulro br Ccorgo lllock or Mr. Carrloo.1" at
Worthy or Nntlc.
Mr. Woirson has coiiimonend Dm nv...i
to his storo nt tho corner or Main plaza and
Acequia Bircot. it consists or n large lot on
Af-nmilii Qtrnnt ....... ll.l. .. .
building Is to bo erocted.and councrted with
...v ntiiuii inn no romouuo cd.
When completed Woirson's storo will bo tho
largest und most convonient dry goods nnd
furnishing storo In tho city. Tho store will bo
lltlv representative or the onternriso or this
distinguished citizen. v
Tho C9SCH beforo bis wnrshln thl. ...!
wero distinguished by neither novelty nor In-
struction with tho exception of thn -.. .r
Io Sing. Tho warrant read thut ho had been
using insulting Isnguniro. Thn intm.i... .
tho court iniulo hlmselr famous br r.i.i.
some Chinese fliaractors. They wero threo In
..... '.! .. 1. "':''""' was ine signa-
.u.o ... ... v.uti uuiiiumuu iv unm ix!e cslng
bad been charged with uslnt-insitin.. i
gunge named Henry MuUeu It hai-div
soiiniis 11K0 Uhlnninau'g naiuo but the trans-
lation or thu Inteipiu'or was ncconted. Tho
piso was dismissed nrter his worship hnving
patient drivers cursing in some broken lan-1 Tlio popular turners nnd cublnet makers of 220 dofiibnimViil "'r'ho 'ei'is'" 0t ovJ.0IU:o tnat
mie ana nil work In their line and Invito tbolr cu I iV
Mnn.ll i' nnj ..... .it ih'i.' .. Inorvusod facilities to nleaso evBrvhn.lv 1. ' lM0 S'ng snmo goodcouns"! as ho
r'P "7"vr'"t "'"." lllUKO "l" work and prices. . pusseu nun on 111s wny out : "Gothywnvund
by five or kix different cries in different lan- 1 . l no more." Androw Clark and John Shoi-
liu.t mu;iK oui oxop mar. carr' "Where nucuon nine or uny Lots. .U...V; 7.' 7 " J1''"V" ouso tor
are you going 1" "We will nil be killed in a . PMItpan Invites thn attention of the nubllo brought un llOforo'll llls'l'irn nf' i)''I1f nC0IJ
minute " "tiet that mu e out of the wnv "
"Ijink nnl f.ir lhal M.qI I" lin.l t .1 u. . I'
car stranger and ?et into his room or you'll of tZ'KSr XX UJm
be blown to h-alifax in le-s than a minute-by w.tn ported titles. 0 me everybody that tg Henrrl binder for befng druiikL w.?i n?H
stop-watch "lust .hooting a two- Stfl?.qJVm tP 5 oooh. J H. Iiouhiun f wwytnjr aSto?
ktTtbU.tr Wiu tho Wt xlAVi
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