The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 21, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 26, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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an Antonio Li
Vol. I.-No. 21.
San Antonio Texas Thursday April 26 1883.
Ten Cents a Week
tin 1 Ml iiimiiHiimiiiimnmuntimitmiw
SHEETS CORREVON & CASTLES f
l lae Styles.
Alamo Plaza San
1 mill MHrnmnnHiimmtiimiiim
CALCASIEU LUMBER Ml)
East Commerce Street adjoining Sunset Railroad
P. O. Box 283 TelcplionoSVl.
KEEP CONSTANTLY ON HANI)
Conslstlnir orT.Fruinlng Tlmbur Boxing Fencing Dressed Floorlnif Siding Ilciulr-d Celling
nd Finishing Lumber; also n full supply or Door Sash. Blinds Mouldings shingles. Dressed
nnd ltcnirh Pickets of nil 1'uttcrn' Plastering lath Hiirbed Wire Mixed Pnliits Builders
Hiirdware mid ovorythlng found In a tlrst-cluss lumber yard. W'o ure prepared to lurnlsb
special bills to order at snort notice poing connected with one ot the largest mills in thy Culcn-
Rough Lumber same price as Rough Texas Vine $25 per M.
San Antonio Lumber Co. A. T. Hensley Manager.
Houston Street next to Dr. Horn's residence.
All tho delicacies of tlio season.
ELEGANT PRIVATE DIKING UOOBIS
OI'ISN DAY AND NIGIir.
Imported wines liquors and clears always on
Funerals Furnished With l'.vnry Requisite
Special attention (rlvrn to forwarding bodies
to nil parts of tlio United States. t"5yTolopbono
connection t;itua nriontioo nay nun nigui.
Grtmt llftrgnliis Houses mid Lots.
Hock house and flnu lot wltlp Mower gnrden
and irrunu arbor neur Avenue I) for SHOO.
Two houses 011 ono lot on uvenue D for
Nice cottage on San Pedro avonuo A rooms
Hock bourns near Alamo street 512O0 $1(00
Two nice now houses near Sunset depot
Lots for sale In all purts of tin city.
W. E. HILTON
SOS Wast Houston street.
Important to tha Traveling 1'ubllo.
Oo to tho Central hotol or San Antonio.
First -llecause being recently finished nnd
furnished in tho neatest style with the cool
and airy hulls and electrlu light It Is tho most
comfortablo place in the city.
Second llecause being In tho very centro of
tho city between tho two depots with street
cars in front and stages and hacks to all points.
It la tho most convenient to business and
Third - Because under tho sumo mnnnremcnt
for tho last 10 yenrs you can get aiora Infor-
mation about tho country nnd people.
Fourth-Hecnuso It I' the only tlret-class ho-
tel In tho city nt 51 to 51.50 por day nnd it a to
your interest upon the prmtlplo that n dollar
euved Is u dollar uindo.
Ilusses leavo this hotel for ovcrr train and
stages nnd hacks for llnudera l'leasanton
Stockdala ami Intermediate nolnts dally at 7 a.
ui. (except Sundays) and Helena turn points
south Mondays Wednesdays amd Fridays nt 7
n. m.. and Ilocrno and points north dully at 8
This hotel Is provided with n postoflico and
all mall to its euro delivered daily at 10 a. in.
audio in. (except Sundays) when tho ofllco.
Itself Is open from 11 to 12 n. ui.
English German French and SpauUli lan-
Sunset cast 11 a. in. nnd 4:35 p. in.
Sunset west 0:10 p. in.
International nud Great Northoru north
7:15 n. in. and 2 p m.
International nud Great Nortltorn -south 0
p. in. I. N. llAKKIt
Just the Thing lor Summer
Mr. Frank A. Soll'ol litis Just roeclvcd u fino
lot of tho Improved Triumph Coul Oil Stoves
of all sizes suitable fornll purposes. Thoy will
boll roust nnd heat anything without tho
necessity of 11 tiro. Price from 7.1 oonta. Cull
and soo thorn at Scilell's storo Alamo stroot
opposite Clcoi'tja Dullulg's. 4-i'Mm
Antonio Texas i
To lie Offered Duly n Short Time by
12 dozen still haU at SO cents each worth
$2.50 to S3.U0.
. 25 dozen lino wool huta at $1.00 each worth
Tdozon Mexican folt huts lit $1 .COench worth
lOOmoro of thosogcnuluo Indigo bluo llannel
00 ' rt'culvo1 by express nt S8.50 worth
50 dark cnsslmero suits at $8.50 worth 811.00.
CO dark casslinero suits nt $11.1)0 worth SW.50.
50 dark casslmero suits at $.1.50 worth S5.U0.
00 dark casslmero suits at St 00. worth 50 00.
50 boys' blue llannel suits ut 52 00 worth S.1 50.
100 pairs boys' ctuelmera knee pants nt $100
1OT pairs English cottonadu punts at $123
worth 52 00.
5.' dozen all silk hnndkerchlofs at 60 cents
worth 81 00.
This week wo offer special Inducements to
city trade and only ask un inspection of the
iiuuxj uiiikuiiib io convince you mill you can
or anything olse In our line as
cneap ot us us in any eastern city.
IOIIKN X KOEMOUEUI.
To Stilt Kvery Lady's Taste
Wo liavo heard u great deal of comment
lately In u very luvoruble way not only on the
extent but also on the character of the stock
which tVoH'son curries in the various depart-
ments of his house. None of Cue remarks
however lnuo been more nattering than those
bestowed on his millinery department. Ho es-
tablished this branch to meet a pressing want
In San Antonio and it bus grown to such pro-
portions that he litis found it necessary to en-
gage tlio services of one of the llnest milliners
to tnko especial charge of that depivrtnit'nt.and
tlio salesiudles and trimmers In it. This new
feature enables the ladies to hnvo their hats
trimmed according to their own taste nnd to
match any suit by ono who has bad practical
experience uud can guuranteo satisfaction.
Ladles can purchuso nuts and bounots.trlinmed
or iiutrlmuied and those who desire can have
trimming dono on shortest notlco tor bnllswed
dlmrs. funerals nlcnlcs. travel etc. Mr
Wolfsou's Block of tlowers. feathers ribbons.
ornaments eto Is very extenslvo nnd ladles
can select their hats and trimmings without
leaving the houso. This is u reutiiro which
win no extensively apprecuiteu uy tno run-
At Gilbert's No. 1 Houston street.
.If von want tollable Information about
Moxlco go to Nlo Tengg bookseller Commerce
si root nud purchase the llcpubllo of Mexico In
188.: with tho best map of our sister Republic
an tor vs ou per copy. t-i-n
Ladles and gentlemen to ennvass for books
nud nlbums. Agcnta making three dollars n
uay. Appiy iniu wesi commerce si. room
Kurz & Kuhn's
Stcain Snusugo factory reconimends Itself to
nil epiourcans who wish to test nuo oorveiut
rollat bologna nnd Wlcnna sausages. Head
checks and blood'pudding ulwavs on hand
Salesroom 410 Houston street next door to
aiavencK lanu onice.
He Good r.nougli to Note It
Mr. Park Don manufacturing Jeweler and
engraver has taken part of tlio storo at 211
Commerce street where he will carry on tho
business of n manufacturing and repairing
Jowelor. Dlftloult work and lino engraving u
specialty. Trade work from nil purts of tho
mate soiieucu linn suusiuciion guaranteed
How to savo money (and drugs) br taktnir
Turko-Husstan baths or Steam Bath for your
coins rneuniniism uiiiuii ague ami an sum dis
eases CUIl DO lOlltlll III A. ALIAS H
Corner Commerco and Allium stieets.
Also Hot and Cold Water Hatha at 5 cent
Tho popular turners and cnblnet makers of 220
1.J( M.. l.o-.. .ltt ll.nl.
niton. Thov urn now rutidv to oxrauio unv and
all work In their lino nnd lnvltu their cub-
trial. They will inaku ovory effort with their
InoreuBOd facilities to pleaso everybody ij
work and prices.
TIIK IRISH CONVENTION
Is Organized In Philadelphia mill 1'rocoiU
to TrniiiAotlon of Its Ilustiiess.
Philadelphia April 25. The object of
convention of the Irish National Land League
of America which wai called to order in
Horticultural hall this morning is to wind up
the affairs of that body and merge with
another body whose scope will be broader.
The Land League as now organized dealt
only with questions of ths land laws and not
with those of National and self-government.
The new organization will grapple with all
three of these questions and seme others be-
tides. To-day's convention will first endorse
the policy pursued by Farnclt in his efforts in
behalf of Ireland and then will devite plans
for organization of to-morrow's meeting
which will be a conventidn of the Irish race
in America and consist of duly accredited del-
egates from various benevolent charitable
and other Irish societies of America. The
call for this second convention states that its
objects is to form a new League after the
plan of the National leagues of Ireland
which will blend into one organizatioa all
Irish societies of the United States und Can-
ada the new organization to be affiliated with
the Irish National league which was formed
in Dublin in October last are at follows :
First National sell-government; second land
law reform; third local self-government;
fourth entension of parliamentary and mu-
nicipal franchises; fifth development and en-
couragement of labor and industrial interests
of Ireland. These principles it is believed
will form the platform upon which the new
National league to be created to-morrow
Decoratioas in Horticultural haU are ouite
tasteful. There are carlands of myrtle and
fine immortelles. A union of green and
orange hangs over the stage. A photograph
of Michael Davitt a bust of Washington.
slatueate 01 rarneil anil an oil naintinc ot
Parnell are placed c either side ol the Presi
dent s chair. I'rom the corner balconies
drop Irish society banners and United States
tlaes. the latter frinred with creen. Stteam-
ers of red white and blue bunting decorate
tne iront ot tne galleries lacing the speaker's
stand. Far in the front is the American
eacle flanked by the national flaps of Ireland
and the United States. IIii?h over all. across
the front 6l the proscenium arch is the Gaelic
legend caed mille falltha" "a hundred
Uiousand welcomes." lhebodyof the hall
will seat about 1000.
The convention organized by the selection
of the following temporary officers: Presi
dent. Tames A. Moonty of llufTilo. President
01 the Irish Liou League ol the United
btates; becretary J. I. liynes.of Uuualo. Sec
retary of the IritU Land League of the United
btates; Assistant becretaries William F.
Shchan of Buffalo; T. D.O'Connell of Wash
inoton and a number of Vice-Presidents.
Mr. J. A. Mooney upon taking the chair
made a Uriel speech which was well re
A dispatch purporting to come from the
Pope was read causing amusement. It
threatened to excommunicate any Irish Catho
lie attacking England during this convention
on the ground of England's liberality to all
father Walsh then read hit report. He
nude a statement in regard to certain money
sent him lor the Widow Walsh the Irish
mother one of whose sons had been hanged
and another sentenced to penal servitude for
life. Every Irishman he said believed tnese
boys guiltless and what is more while their
own noble mother knew them to be innocent
and even knew the guilty parties she was too
patriotic to turn informer as some icnoble
villians were doing. He took counsel from
Parnell about the matter and remitted for her
Un motion ol father McKenna the report
of the committee appointed to wait on Presi-
dent Arthur at the last convention to inquire
into the conduct of Minister Lowell was
Colonel Collins said that pendinc diolo
matic negotiations President Arthur said that
he could not give any answer but when the
time came for action the President would be
found on the tight side.
Father McKenna moved that President
Arthur be censured for a lack of good faith
and dishonest conduct. He thought that the
President 11 he ever came up tor re-election
should not have the vote of Irish-Americans
and this should be the sense of this conven
tion. Ruled out of order
Thomas Brennan Secretary of the Irish
National League then addressed tha conven-
tion. He said it was four years since the
meeting held in an Irish town inaugurated Ui
landwarof Ireland. He compared Ireland'
present independent spirit with its then servl
tude and sycophancy and these four years
had certainly not been in vain. Thev had
prevented a recurrence of those scenes of
1047 which disgraced Ireland and appalled
humanity. The creed of manhood had taken
the place of the litany of slaves. The Irish
Land League of the United States had ef
fected this change. The time had come when
the btgging box should cease to be passed
around. If Irishmen continued to cive up to
the idle class and indolent the fruits of their
own toil which they should keep for them
selves let them bea' he Iruits of their own
folly and crime. The power of the landlords
over the minds of the people is now com-
pletely broken. The land league had saved
$20000000 to the producers. Ireland had
wrung astounding concessions from the Enc
lish parliament and had created a spirit which
does not far the
alfQW a snirit which would vet nut an end1
cauows a spirit wnicn would yet put an en
not oply to agrarian landlordism but to all
the landlords which England claims to exer-
cise over Ireland. The name of the land
league might cease to be herfrd. but its spirit
must not cease to move nbrnau. every
shred of landlorism must be swept out of Ire-
land. Previous to the land league movement
it was hard to stir the fitmers of Ireland. The
land league aroused them to realize that they
nave a country mere is now no disunion In
Ireland. All are agreed that Irish landlordism
s bad and that Irish landlordism mint go.
Frank Byrnes Secretary of the EnL'Iand
Land League a refugee from Pris. was pres
ent at the convention. O'Donnovan Kossa
was at the reporter's table as the representa-
tive of his paper. During a recess Mrs. Parnell
entered the hall and was escotted to a teat
pon the stand by Mooney and Lgan intro
duced her to the delegates as the mother of
the great Irish leader.
I.ATi: TKLICUKAI'IIIC .NKUB
LONDON April 25. In the case of V. J.
Ramsay proprietor of the Free Thinker and
J. Foote editor of t'tat journal charged with
publishing blasphemous libels the jury to-day
disagreed and the prisoners were discharged.
I3 iiiiinlte In Germany.
Hf.rlin April 24. A dlipatch from Kais
er's Lantern in Rhenish Bavaria reports an
explosion in a mail (rain of a package of
dynamite and the conductor severely
' SuiIIthb Prostrate.
Boston April 25. John L. Sullivan pug
ilitt had a hemorrhage last night and lost so
much blood that he fainted. He has it is
stated been living a dissolute life latelv.
which was one of the chief causes of his
trouble. He was on the street this morning
Milwaukee April 25 Henry T. Wright
Assistant Postmaster at Racine charged with
embezzlement of over $5000 of postoiTice
funds was taken belore Commissioner Blood-
gpod of this city this afternoon and waiving
examination was held in bonds of $10000 to
answer in the United States District court at
the next term. .
The Capltnl Content Qimitlon.
Austin April 25. The Capitol board met
to-day to consider the question of. cement for
the new capitol. The session was secret hu
Colonel Babcock contractor and Architect
Clark were present. The contract calls for
lexas cement ol 350 pounds tensile
nnd 2000 crushing weight. Colonel
Babcock submitted correspondence
show that the San Antonio manufacturers.
the only ones making it could not furnish it
ot the lenuired standard. Correspondence
was also exhibited to show that his was much
above the American standard and that I
pounds tensile is the common standard. T
board passed a resolution changing the con
tract to 150 ponnds tensile and corresponding
crushing weight provided Texas cement
shall be used if it can be procured.
TIIR CYCLONIC. '
More Detail' of Death und Destruction
Front the Sci'tio of Disaster.
Nnw. Orleans April 25. The Picayune's
Natchez special says: The storm Sunday
was very destructive to property near Natchez
It appears to have had its origin in the Red
river country and passed northeast. It blew
down a gin house and three-quarters of the
cabins on the burgett Ashley place in (Jon
cordia parish wounding seven or eight per
sonn principally children une woman was
killed. It also blew down the gin house on
dreen's place and prostrated camos at
Ncely's levee. It crossed the rivea 92 miles
below Natchez passed two miles east and
wrecked the fair ground buildings and several
houses on Hutton's plnrc. some in Mortran
town and wounded many colored persons
The storm which passed near Natchez does
not appear to tie the same that visited Wes
son and Beauregard as it appeared at 10:30
a. m. Many operatives in the Natchez mill
nave relatives killed nnd wounded at Wesson
The Board of Aldermen to-day appropriated
$1oo and citizens subscribed a large amount
tor tne rcliel ol Beauregard and Wesson.
Alt Otlu to Urnvery.
Apropos of the recent fracas between Col
onel Cunningham of St. Louis nnd Freddie
Gebhardt the Liverpool Courier publishes
TWO IIIIAVE HEN.
All me what perils do environ
The men who ineddlo with cold Iron.
Thcro wus oncn In St. Louis a "Colonel"
Who gave (ichhurdt a wipe In his Journal.
Then Freddie got mad
And swore out by Dad
In a manner iiultu really Infoloucl.
The other tlipn wrote In his Journal
As how. by the living Ktournal
HoM liavo Fieddl's blood
In a bucket ho ouM
And Freddie got scared at tho "Colonel."
So he loft on thollist train diurnal
Flllod with Joy (that ha cnughl) siiporual
And when it was known
That Freddie was gone.
It greatly relieved the brave "Colonel."
Piles lire frequently preceded by n sense of
weight in tho back loins nud lower part of tho
ubdomen causing the patient to suppose he
has some direction of tho kidneys or neighbor-
ing organs. At times symptoms of Indlgostion
nro present as flatulency uneasiness of tho
Btomach eto. A inolstiiro like perspiration
producing 11 vcrvdUagrcetiblo itching partic-
ularly ut night nftcrgottlug warm in bed Isn
Itching Piles ylold nt onco to the application of
ur. iiostiuiio a rue iiemeiiy which notsillrcclly
Upon the Parts Hll'cctoil.nbbnrbliiirthoTiiinnra
allaying the intense Itching nnd elfectlng n
"nanont euro where al othor remedies hav0
fl loJ pr00 50 cents. Bold by 0. Behasee A.
DrulwaudLOrrnakl ' '
10 I'arliSiilell MontUlo Him Gives Par-
ticular of This Mysterious 1'er-
sonngo. The Paris Soleil publishes the account of
an interview which one ol Us staff had with
Number One." lie says that last January
e happened to meet by chance an Irishman
f his acquaintance whom he had known
when he resided in Dublin. This Irish friend
was it appears in company with another na-
tive of the Emerald Isle whose "strange ap-
pearance" made a deep impression on the
ournalist. In the course of the converiati' n
which ensued the French reporter asked
some questions concerning the Phoenix park
murder and its presumed author. In spite of
the evasive replies of the Irishman of strange
appearance the reporter soon saw that he
knew more about it llian he cared to disci se
and he asserts that by dint of piescverance he
not only succeeded in ascertaining that he had
been in the presence of "Number One" and
that his name was Tynan but in obtaining
precise information concerning the role he
has played in the Phoenix park tragedy. The
-mien reporter men proceeds to descuuc
Tynan as a stronglvlbuilt tall. man. of ahout
45 years of age. When the reporter saw htm
he wore his beard which was long and black
ami tits jei oiacK nair made nun look younger
than he was. While speaking to anyone the
reporter describes his expression ns very scru-
tinising. He addt: "One feels that he ts
endeavoring to discover the effect produced
by his words." While listening hit manner
is absent The reporter proceeds to give
some particulars of Tynan's former life. He
sayt that he was born near Dublin that he re-
ceived a good education and commenced
life as a commercial traveler. Later on he
set up in business on his own account. Dur
ing tils leisure hours he occupied himself with
politics and was captivated by the study of
the secret societies. When James Stephen
had organized Fcnlanism and had prepare !
1115 ptatt iynan was reaay to execute it. till
the recent confession made by James Carey
Tynan hsd remained unknown. Carey called
him "Number One" and did net know his
real name. The reporter of the Soleil poea
on to explain the reason why "Number One"
nas ueen described so variously. 1 he writer
says: "Tynan in his various interviews with
the members of the Invincible society never
spoke English with the same accent. Some-
times he spoke like a Scotchman at others
like an Irishman. Moreover he was careful
never to meet the same individuals more than
once. . James Carey who had been plnced by
his orders in Phoenix paik on the 6th of May
seeing mm lor me nrst time asKca ntm his
name. Tynan replied. "I am 'Number
One. He was known by that title by all the
conspirators who were never able to discover
his real name. After the crime in the Pha-
nix park Tynan remiincd in hidinc in Dub
lin for . b uti2 days. He then proceeded to
London where he remained till last January.
He came to Paris before the Cainival week.
but stayed only a few days. Tynan then went
to Cannes where he was living at the same
time as air. Gladstone. During the letcs
given at Nice he was under the balcony of
the Prefect's official residence. On hit re-
turn to Paris Tynan was put on his guard by
the arrest of Byrne and Walsh and his friends
advised him to leave France. Tynan's idea
was to go to New York but he was dissuaded
from it by his friends. A consultation at
which there were present about a dozen of
his fellow-countrymen and a French lawyer
wis held in Pans. -After long deliberation
it was decided that Tynan should seek refuge
in Mexico which has no extradition treaties."
The reporter then relates how he immediately
sailed for New York where he landed and
proceeded at once to Mexico ' He is said to
have arrived at the City of Mexico.Jwhcre ha
has a brother xtho is a priest attached to one
of the churches there.
A righting Lord.
The present Lord Lonsdale has been well
taught in the pugilistic art nnd knovs how to
use his " fives;" as the professionals call the
hands. Recently two meu driving in a gig
ran over two of the North Pytchley hounds.
Lord Lonsdale spoke to them about their
carelessness when they asked him if he
wanted to fight. One of them got out of the
cart upon which Lord Lonsdale immediately
dismounted and on the man squaring up to
him he knocked him down. The other man
then got out of the catt to assist his fallen
irolher but Lord Lonsdale immediately
knocked him down also and on the men
again lising they were again put hors de com-1
bat. His Lordship then asked them if they
wanted anymore and neither of them earn-
ing up he rode away to cover.
1 ungtry n Success.
Whatever may be the general opinion of
Mrs. Langtry as an actress there can be no
doubt that she is a financial success because
her manager Mr. Abbey reports that during
the 24 weeks In which Mrs. Langtry has been
playing in this country the receipts amounted
to $229663. Outside of New Yoik the
largest weekly receipts were in Philadelphia
and were $15100. Boston paid $10948 the
first week and $11207 the second. Chicago
paid $12108 and $11547. St. Louis paid
$11005 in one week. After the nth week
Mrs. Langtry traveled from city to city play-
ing to houses of from $452 in Me-iden Conn.
to $2098 in Toronto. She was in Cincinnati
during the flood and the receipts were nnly
$5957- During her firtt engagement in Neiv
York her receipts were $61603.
m-1'"'' dnnrs nnd vheuiictils at City Ding storo
iu-0 mwueruu street. 2-wlt.
Just Received ut do.ltn's.
A I urge assortment or trenti' limn- nnrt
yout &' rottdv mudo emthlni KiT ii d
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