The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 30, Ed. 1, Monday, May 7, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light.
Vol. I.-No. 30 I
San Antonio Texas Monday May 7. 1883.
Ten Cents a Week.
CALCASIEU LUMBER I AM
East Commerce Street adjoining Sunset Railroad
P. O. Ilox Telcphono SOI.
ICF.IIP CONSTANTLY ON HAND
Consisting of Framing Timber Ilo.xlng Fencing Dressed Flooring Siding Headed Celling
nd Klnlslilng Lumber; alsoa full supply or Door Sish. Minds Mouldings Shingles lln'itcil
nnd Itoiigli Pickets or nil Pattern" Plastering Lath llnrbcd Wire Mixed Paints Hullihirs
Hardware and everything found In it llrst-cluss lunilior yard. We are rt'nred to lurnlsh
special hills to order ut shurt notice living coiiiioiitod with one or the laigest mills In (he Culcu
Rough Lumber same price as Rougli Texas Pine $25 per M.
San Antonio Lumber Co. A. T. llensley Manager.
Houston Street next to Dr. HcrtT's residence.
Wo hnvo engaged Mr. Alexander late chief cook
or thoMcnger Hotel. MKALa AT A LI HOUKS.
Fancy and extra 'dishes at short notice and iu
II rat-class style.
IXIWAXr PRIVATE DIKlXti ROOMS
OPEN DAY1 AND NIGHT.
Imported wines liquors und cigars always on
AT TUB (1ASIX0 31 AY 21 '83
rr-Proinenude Concert Supper and Hall by
the Han Antonio llrltlsh A'soclatioti. Tickets
SI Including admission to the whole at Sim
Hart's. lllsolio's. Illiodltis.V Tciunsky's. Alamo
Jlusln House. Holland's Tea Stores of II. Uy-ilur-Tavlor.
Lkiiit olllce anil all members.
Muslo by tlm Eighth Cavalry Hand :t-lin
TURNER OPERA HALL.
MAY 10 11 12 1883.
Der Freiscliuetz !
O rand opera In four nets by Carl Maria von
Weber. Grand Chorus of 40 good voices. First-
class orchestra or the best musicians assisted
by tho Eighth Cavalry bund.
Admission $1 gallery TiO cents ltescrved
seats without extra charge ut Hlscho's cigar
store opposite the postolllee. td
1 ratlers' National Bank
SOI Commerce Street
SAN ANTONIO TFXAS.
Transacts a general banking business.
Fine River Baths
Can bo taken at
Bowsky's Barber Shop
Don't Co llotcli l'rlntlog
AVhcn you can get llrst-claes work for tho
name money ut tho Lkiiit olllce 210 Commcrco
hpeclul to Men.
What you can gotutj. Joske & Sous: Tho
best JKIstllt In thu State; the nicest straw hat
for the least money ; most exquisite gents un-
derwear and rtirnlshlng goods and at prices
rcmurkauiy low. o-a-tt
lCiu-x & Kubn's
Stcim Sausngo factory recommends Itself to
all epicureans who wish to test lino ccrvolat
rollat bolognuund Wienua sausages. Head
cheese and blood pudding always on hand.
Salesroom 4111 Houston street next door to
iMaverlck lanu nuice.
Just the Tliluc lor Summer.
Mr. Frank A. Sotl'ol has Just received a flno
lot of tho Improved Triumph Coal Oil Stoves
ot all si .os suitable for all purposes. Thoy will
boll rotiBt und heat anything without tho
necessity of u lire. Frleo from 75 cents. Call
nnd see them at Sertoli's store Alamo street
uppusiie ueorgu iJiiiuug s. t-is-iitt
Great llareitlns In Houses anil Lots.
Hock house und lino lot with llower garden
and grapo arbor near Avenue D. for $UI(Hl.
Two hotisos on one lot on avenue 1) for
Nice cottage on San Pedro uvcnuo 0 rooms
Uoclc houses near Alamo street $VM Sim)
Two nleo new houses near Sunset depot
Lots for sale In all parts of thu city.
W. F.. HILTON
SOS West Houston street
(Jinl receivers cake baskets crulls butter
dishes Ico nltehers pleklu enitors ten setts till
triple and itmilrtip!o plate at Kl Commcrco
sticct. Trustee's sale. l-IHHf
Messrs. O'Connor k Slllllvnn tin in iiiimii.il
their new bank in tho Merchants' Kxchango
liuililliig on Commcrco street and am now
realty u transact iitisinoss. this is tho strong
est hanking Mi ni In tho State. 4-1)-ltn
New Summer Garden.
Mr. William ltiippcrshurg has opened n cosy
niiiu niiiiiiner guriicu. corner 01 utirucil llllil
llronnistreets. where von causneud a Dlcasant
evening and procure all the refreshments
usually in no loiimi. t ool Deer on ilriiuglit.
An Invitation to the public extended. 'i-l-llm
Spread the Nem
As building aiiil rellttiug generally Is nro-
grcssing In San Antonio Messrs. Wagner
llros. the enterprising turners and enblnct
makers on Houston street have determined to
execute nil orders Tor olllce stole and bar-
room titling at such low prices ashavohltherto
been unknown In the city Atrial Is recom-
mended as they 1110 good practical workmen
anil are sure 10 give saiisiaciion.
lie flood Enough to Note It.
Mr. Park Doc. maiillfactlirlmr Inweler nnd
engraver lias taken part of the store ntStl
Commerce street where he will enrrv on tlm
business of a inanuraetiirlng and repairing
Jeweler. Dillleull work and lino engraving a
siK'clalty. Trade work from all parts or tho
nunc sonciieu anil suusiaciiuu guaranteed
Park Doe 211 Commerce street San Antonio
Hands r LUe.
Time nor tide watts for no man. but tho sands
of lire continue follow on and on jear alter
year never stopping never ncsiuiiing in lis
work or waste unless occasioned by a Cough.
Cold or some Lung Affection where Dr. Hos-
niiKo s ;oukii anu i.nng syrup arrest it ana
makes tne spun ot iitoits Hiiottcil three score
and ten. (Jo to C. Schusse. A. Dreh". or L.
Orynskl druggists and ask them for it free
trial bottlo of (Ills medicine. They have them
w give away.
Latest Arrivals lit Josko's.
Among tho latest articles lust received bv
J. Joske & Sous. Alamo struct tiro lacu cur-
ulna from SI 25 tier pattern and imwitrds.
icaiiiiiiii liaiterns ot Lint eso i-iik at iu cents.
an elegant assortment of torchon and othc
laces; lino Merman table linen In (sets with
litind-workoil rrtuged cdirugislk grenadines.
Hateens. solid ami large ugtircs; uaiiilsomo mo.
Swiss dress uouds with embroidery to match
and various articles too numerous to mention
Our patrons and thu public are lequestod to
can unit examine mcse goons ami get prices.
O-JMI. J. JOSKK .V SONS
Wluit He Told Her.
Few things ttro so reoulsito to a ladv as good
millinery. It Is necessary not only that the
materials should lie good and that the work
should bo well done und executed with good
taste nut inni u btiouiu no iiuueiii mo mti st
slylo and in such n way as to suit the taste and
complexion oi inn wearer 'inesu am mi
pnrtant points and cannot bo too deeply 1m
presseu upon inn minus oi unites wno woui
be wclldrcsscd. Thovareiiolnts. too. which ui
sharply watched by the enterprising llrtu of
.Messrs. . .Mayer v nous oi uoiiiinerco street.
Tltclr ltillllncry department Is under the
charge or Mrs. S. Mayer a lady who has thu
taste and practical experience necessary for
tho position. It Is supplied with all the novel-
ties from Paris Loudon und New York with
all possible 8eed. Tho work Is well done und
Is clmiged at tho lowest possible cost. On all
grounds ladles can bo recommended to cull lit
.Mayor s store ami moy can reiy upon satis-
OLD YET NEW.
Priirtlrul Observation Made Upon tl
Illllel eiice In Antique anil Modern l.ace
From thu earliest ihivs to tho nrcseitt time
laces ami embroideries have reigned dominant.
Tho Grecian bcllo and the lloitian danio woro
them and In our days they tiro even moro pop
ular Dccauso inev are not nitty elegant out
within the reach of till. The v arc comlortablo
and add so much to thu beauty or a dross that
tuey musi hi ways noiii u proiniiicui place in
ine lusiiiou tisi. iiiu new paiicrus are. u any-
thing more elegant than those or iireiou
years the designs bulug or a choicer character.
ami ii anytuing uctier executed. .Mr. a
Mayer in mow i orK iiasmaiioiurgoanuravor
iihlo nurehacs lit thesa denartincnts and h
gradually shipping tlium to lilsllriu. S. Mayer
Si Soil ot Commerce street. A parcel has Just
been opoued containing laces of all grades.styles
and patterns too numerous to montlon; but It
may bu remarked that among them aresomo
very tine black and white Spanish lace Irish
puintuuipure spoiieusiin nice Aiuiiitiiiruiacc
ilrleutullc Abysslnlun Alhambra and gold
poiku searitug ine new iiermani is inciuiieu
in this dcimrtment. It Isa vervllnusllk trauzfa.
light yet durable nnd remarkably well adapted
for this climate so that It Is stirotobononular.
Tho price Is only 65 cents per yard and Is
enough to mike It so. All these goods will bo
soldat tho established low prices that havumado
tho vllrm so nonular and successful.
They are now marking out about 10000 yards
oi omuromery iu sen in unproueiicnicu low
prices. oood elegant In uesigu and quality
will bo offered ut one half the usual prices
irotit cigiu ceuiH per yam. iiiuy inciuuusom
elioleo camurio tune mimties iiiiii erepe.
most fastidious taste au bo nloused. 1
are also F.gyptiau embrohlerles which are
(.gyntiaii pai'cms worgcu on iirettono net
uguc iitiruiH anu eicguui; scaruugs in ine ai
hainhra. Kgyntlau and Abyssinian stylo of do
signs. It etui bo safely asserted that abutter
cheaper or more elegant stock or laces ami em
broldurles cannot bo shown Iu tho cltv and la
tiles will do w II to examlnii I hem before nur
chasing ulnewhero. Tho stock Is new. Ladles
lire sure to bu civilly received und wllluet
yiuuu lor luoir inonoy.
WELCOME imoTHEHS WELCOME.
Tho Arkansas Editors nnd Their Guests
Arrive In fun Antonio.
Tho If nxlo excursionists comprising tho Ar
kansas PrcBS a'-oelatl and their visitors ar-
rived on the noon train from Austin and arc
quartered at tho 1 lord hotel. It comprises the
following members and guests:
Colonel Kd Warren. Picaldent. Dlmintch.
rescott; Thomas C. Mays Vice President
utiiici lint ppr'tigs; ii. vt. iaiikii nnu who
l.torinn Heiul light. Morrllltnn: F. 1) Denton.
el loir Secretary. Hoard. Ilntesvllle: L.U. Lin
coln Ledger Conwiivj O. S. Dickinson Jour
nal Arkansas city; n. i. .mcuuiic who ami
ciiini Arkansian iiaruaueiie; l. a. Jticiiartis
Doiuoerat Ozark; A. F. Livingston Log Cabin
on nay; w. r. iisniiciu itornet not. nprings;
. ij. joiiiisou i ruu iiemocrai j.titio uoca; ii.
. Hamilton. Exnress. Paris: John O. Holland.
Ilcacon Searey; J. It. .lobe Democrat Huseell-
vllle: MlM Mattle Harris. Uussellvlllc: A. IJ.
Nowwnu Independent Hiintsville Ala-
bama; J. M. It. Kzell and It.
W. Smith Mall Arkansas Citr; J. 11.
Wilkin Nows Paris; F. C. Lee Times. LI Do-
rado; C. W. Smith Humid lllanchard Springs;
monei .lonn uiriian nna .miss .nmi u. loc-
ator Fort Smith: .1. It. Nowinun and wife
lines narnson; r. ii.r'eon i-rcssvnn liiircu
ml Miss White. 11. H. While. Pleavime. I'rea.
oott: T. F. Llnde excursionist Hot Springs;
F. J. Dean Hmlleal Hope; Adam Clark
Standard Arkadolphla; C. Floiirnoy (' mtoer-
cial. Pine Illuir; II. II. lloavors Ituvlew llentnn;
I. Slmpklus and James Portor. Mansion. Little
iiock; j. rj. i.ugianu witn ami son. Democrat
luiok': T. F. Klmhnll and J. II. Unicorn t.
Iorso Sho. Hot SnringB: Geonre MeCuulv.
Ileeord Searcy; II. P. Iteufro Farmer Alma;
.1. It. Cnthatn. Montlcclloinan. Montlcello: Rev.
John II. Dye lleiieou Searcy; II. M. Itciitmul
and wlt News Newport; Dr. M. M. McClure
and daughter Times llatesville; Mrs. Potter
Aitvaiiee .lUKsuiita; iiaruunciie cornel iiaiui
Colonel John M. Ilurrell. wlro and son. Hot
sprinirs; i.oionci hix. nor springs; J. ju. rut.
man Prescott; W. A. Yarnall Searcy; W. W
Gooilc Hot Springs: Hon. J. II. Ilaxter. HrlnU.
ev: j. i. .iiiiaru. iiol nuruigs: i-;. v. I'arker.
Ittlu ltuck: D. (1. Jones ami wire. Mitln
Kock: George F. Hicks. Hone: It. G. Davis. T.
G. MeLeod. Hon. J. II. Woods. Hot Hiirinmu
.Mrs. J. .m. iJiuguuoroiiKii.'.Miss .iciiiy utugii-
oorougn i.uito iiock; .Mrs. i iiiium mow bi;
Minis; .Mrs. n. J. Aiiiicrsou Little Hock; Dr. r. i
N. Hnrvoy llenton; Dr. A.J. II. Arbeoly Hot I
Springs; D. II. Vuiiee Tennessee; II. P. Hughes
manager ot excursion passenger agent Texas
division or Gould s stem; V. Kiiiuan managor
I'liiiiiiuu our company.
They will snend the day In seeing tho various
sights of the city und will leave ill the morn
ing ior uireuo.
A MUSICAL Tit HAT.
The Swedish Lady's Ouartette Cumpuuy
Delight the Sim Aiitoulims With
The Swedish lady's Quartette Concert and
Comedy company appeared twice on. Saturday
and on Sunday evening in Turner hall and
those who attended participated 111 such a
musical treat as bus been rurely.lf ever.olfered
n San Antonio. Miss Cedergrcu the Swedish
lady sang solos showing clearly the depths und
beauty or her remarkable female basso voice.
M ss Fmmu bhorwood sang Mrs. Loftv and I.
und tho depths luul pathos of her lino mezzo
soprano volco excited many ravorablo compli-
ments. Miss Oollata Zlmrhormanu's rendering
or the Old Folks at Homo was Indeed pleasing
and the put hotlo clearness or her soprano added
miicii 10 ine ueauty or iiiaiprct'y nallail.
These woro Indeed oxcell"iu in their riwiicctivo
ways.but thev were excelled by thoqtiartettoi
coinprleliig Miss Anna Ccdergren Miss Fuima
Sherwund. Miss Oollata Zlmmcrmanti nnd Mbs
i.mina iiucKianu. At tuo request or the lkiiit
on miuruay evening iney sang wimi win the
Harvest He. which they had nut seen and nrao.
tleed before the afternoon or that day audit
Is no llgurc or speech to Bay that It was beauti-
fully und artistically rendered. Thu same
compliment may bo Justly paid to tho render-
ing of thu Sweet lly-and-liy und lllng Those
umming iieus. rnero is one remarkanio rea-
ture In thlshuartett'i eompaii)'. They start
itto iitna ami sing wit in musical accomiiuni
inent. yotovori' part e nurfuutlr rendered. and
thu chords aio sung by all us one complete
nolo. Tho trio Nearer My God to Thee sang
bv the Misses sherwoou Zliiimormiiiiu and
lliiekland wns remarkably line and Its beauty
could scurcely be excelled bv ant- eathednil
choir. Air. J . W. Hettinger's f unnlosltles wero
distributed over the programme and was the
source or considerable pleasure. The company
win iiu uiigiucuieii nun rcurgaiiucu uuringtuu
recess anu win appear in an AUionio again
uuxi season wuoie iney win do Heartily wel
LOOK AT THAT STOCKING.
Notes Upon the Decent Innovation in tho
Styles mid l'atterns or Hose.
Next In Imnnrtnneu to a wnll.tlttlm. irlnv-n in
inni oi a weii-tiiaiiu nose iisnotiiu lie or good
material neat or suitable nfiiiern. ami well
made It tho wearer Is to have com for f nml u in
rank us well dressed. And. iierh-tps thero is
no in wem bi uiuiciiii 10 oinuin as really good
hose. Messrs. S. Muver .t Son hnrn iiuulu ilila
depart men t mi especial study and stand tin-
rivateu. iticiu aroeieirant. new. lias in un rnrsn
hose cool and comfortable of tho llnest mate-
rial for IS 40. Thero are the celebrated llal-
brlggnu hose brtiwn. bleached orstrlped at 25
cents per pulr S3 !K) lier dozen within tho
rvuuti oi everyuouy nnu goou enough ror uny-
body. Thoro nro silk hose at tho remurkab'o
low IirlCd Of SI UI nur imlr. Thero urn II...
niiich-snught lor ladies' and children's black
llOSC. llrltlsh. German mill k'numli nnltnn 1.....
lisle hose silk hoso Iu plain fancy striped or
solid colorswlth clocksor without drop silohes.
The heavy sales made In this department has
iiiuuci'ti jicssra. o. aiuyer oon id my in it
large stock purchased at advantageous rates
which Will be nITemil nt lirlnea imlw.iii-.l r In
tho city having regard to tho quality or tho
nouns lutrgains win uo oucrcu at H cents ill
cents ism cents ja cents ta cents so cents
to 40 cents. 50 to 75 ounts. HI) iiita to XI. 1.-
thoso who require rare gonds some very choice
hoso aro Offered nt 2 fin nml S:l imi- nalr
Ladles nro cordially luvitud to examine those
lludolih I'roebel and Virginia Zork Join
llanils und Hearts for LUe.
Mr. Htidolph Froebel wus united on Satur
day evening to Miss Virginia Zork. Judge
Noonanwas (ho olllclatlng priest of hymens
and bu discharged his duties with tieenmlmr
dUnlty. giving tho newly milled couple some
very wise counsel. Tho bride wns decked In u
very tneity ciosm clored Bilk combination
ami point il'losion hie-. In herbridsluustuinu
sua looKoi very piouuant und charming.
At the close of tho eeremoiiy tho uue-ls nar-
took oi a -i. eini.i rate lepust at which tho
iihiiui complimentary loans wmu uir nxi
Among the iruosta. Vfro Mr. and Mrs. L. C
Orolbaiis. the Misses CHmlllo and F.mella Caen.
'Mii. HeokTBn" Mrs. and' Misses Ilrtiw and
1 nun i rummer .Mr. aiiio t ran Julius .org
1.0011 .nra Andrew ivren i nomas wren i
Grtescnhcck. Nto Cnstrrovo. Otto Movn and
other friends. The Dresents woro many and of
a valuable character. Telegraphic) congratula
tions wero received irom uistani menus.
Tho happy couple arc much ssteemed by
their manv Irirnds nnd embark im the matri
monial sea ot lire with their best wishes. Ill
those good wishes tho I.nillT hearty Joins.
- Tho Second ward scholars had a nlcnloat
the Springs on Saturday.
IM llucklev. tho sou of Policeman llucklev.
Is n'ported us being In extremis.
The school census Is progressing rapidly
nnd will bo completed In n few days.
Nino marriage licenses wero Issued last
week. This Is nil lucreaso over the ordinary
A sevoro hailstorm struck llcloteson Fri
day. It only lusted about 10 minutes but It did
The nroiiosod Indignation meeting bv (ho
colored peoplo to pass resolutions Iu respect to
ine snooting oi unruncr cuiiapscu.
- Henrietta Stewart was Indicted bv the
grand Jurv for vagruney tint was acqtilKvd Hi
Justice Adam's coin t on Saturday.
John Hunch Williams accuses Dun Weber
or currying a pistol. Weber rays he dldn t and
justice Aiiam lias now to tieelile tno question.
The motions of Juan Hi rnnnduz and Felix
Garcia worn overruled on Saturday by Judge
Nooiuin. Notice of appeal was given Iu oavh
The County Judge this morning annroved
or Mrs. Johuitiia Siielllug's uupllciitlon for a
land eertltlcate on ground ot her husband
having necn in tne iiawson massacre.
The (I leaders of thu PaliioMethodlst church
Intend having another ice cream sociable at
thu Soledad street Methodist church on Tues
day evening to which all arc Invited.
Thu Lkiiit returns thanks to Mr. C. ltunge
for it beautiful Ilegoula or u rare suedes in full
bloom. Mr. ltungu makes it spnclaltyof raising
mid dealing In tine plants and has some beau-
tiful specimens for sale at the confectionery or
Messrs. iiarniscii v tiucr.
Notes mi tho Lire unit Talents or the Estl
Kblo Swedish Lady.
Miss Anna Cedergrcu the Swedish lady who
s tho principal star In thu Swedish Uuly's
Quartette Concert and Coined v company ap
pearing In Turner hall last evening Is u grail
uate of tho ltoyal Conservatory or Muslo In
Stockholm the capl'al or Sweeden and inado
her debut In the' ltoyal IjiiIj 'b Quartetto thero
n iiovumoor imu. t wo years inter sue came
o this country with the original Swedish
:.ady s (Quartette contnanv. who sung thel
beautiful songs from ocean to ocean being
vcrvwhero successful. Miss Cedergron s volco
Is remarkable und she Is tho only teuiiUo basso
extant it is Dosscssou oi wo uuerrui tientn
and rho Is able to slug the lower "A" .wlthou
.iron it may tie truly sum mat mu ijeautlliii
ii ariuiiv owes iiiucn or its success anu granii-
our lo thu excellence and beauty of hor voice.
.miss t.vuorgrcn iu private mo is an est muni
and aiulsble lady. Sho l liaiuillv mated will
Mr. Clark tho estcomed Treasurer of tho coin
COME ON El COME ALL!!
he Yotitiic Ladles of the Presbyterian
Church's Invitation to Strawber-
ries ulitl Cream.
Tho young ladles of thu Presbyterian church
have made urrungemeuts for holding un ice
cream garden fcttlral in Ilarntsh Si liner's gar
dens on Commerce street this evening com
meneiiig at 5 p. m. nnd extend n cordial
Invitation to all citizens to give them a call.
Due arrangements have been made fur the
pieusiiro ami convenience or tnoso wno utteiiu
Delicious Ice-cream nnd some very lino straw
berries will bo thesneclnlty. Mr. Sain Dennett
Is to be "the llowur girl" of Iho evening. Tho
proceeds will be devote 1 to thu Presbyterian
cnurcii. ii is tne nrsi icstivui oi tuu Kiuii tin
church has held for four years ami should re.
ceive as n ucaerves tno support ot mo cm
An Object of Admlrutloii.
Who does not admire it nrettv hand? Men
aro certainly attracted bv it. und women envv
any uno or their own sex who Is fortunate
enough to bu possessed of it delicate hand
tuperod lingers und it good wrist. It wus long
a matter of controversy whether tho hand
should lie gloved but ut the present day so
ciety says inai no tauy is u lessen unless sue
wears gloves. Ladies should therefoto bo care-
ful that the gloves they purehato urn not out
of ditto are well made and ate cut of good
material juessrs a. .Mayor .v son have placed
u ion incirsituives tne iiuesi line or sua. us e.
buck cotton castor und kid gloves. In ul
shades for opera wedding bull and street
wear and these gloves aro guaranteed. I-adles
nun misses can tie linen with really exquisite
gloves of the best -rake at nrices that scarcely
exceed the cost or common gloves sold by
Thu Merry Duuceri
Thu Young Mens' Ileneyolont association
gave u most onjoyablo hop on Saturduy even
ing which was largely attended and was
overy wuy successful. Tho ladles wore well
represented und very prettily attired. Among
mem were Mrs. n imam iiocuiug jr. .Mrs. U.
I). Hoemer thu .Mls-es Annie mid Grucio
Nixon. Miss Finimt lloelllm. Mrs (!. K. Curler.
Mrs Phil Del Mrs. A. Illunker Mlsi Close Mtsi
iiiniiy i nines tuu .Misses iiOtiisn nun Kuto
Hoefneii. Mis. Stcuhlli.g. tho Mlsi-s lleli-im
anu AUeilua .Muriinez tuu Misses Martha and
Ida -Meyer tho -Misses liluma and Ida Conrad.
Itetreriluntiuts woro Mil-veil nml nr nn -nrlv
uuiir ine uxuauBieu uaucers returneu uome.
The (Jueeil Takes tlfJ Knave.
It Is reportod that a somewhat dlrgracoful
scene occurred last evening on Lavacn street
Ao lored man under tho Inllueueo of liquor
liad words with tho preaohor and ovcutuslly
beat him over tho head with it slx-sho iter.
Thu womeu then took a hand In tho game and
usod thu liitrutlurso roughly that ho wns soon
glad to make tracks. Thu kuavo ofspsdes was
of course taken by the queens. No grest
iiuiiu wus uone out tuo matter ereuteu con
The Clty'a Health.
Tho mortuary report for tho week ending
Monday May 7 shows a total of hi deaths.
rour ol the dead wore over CO years old and
fnur wero children. Dlarrhiea und lung com
Plaints wero thu nrevuillng causes oi ueuth.
In couversutloii with tho Lid I it commie
Inner ibis morning Dr. llraunii'gel stated
that tho eaiii s of measles now under treul-
mont were practically ml.d. Dlurrbicawas the
pievallleg disease which mostly originated
stalls Ills Movements From tho Time He
rem the Fort Worth Gazette.
Major Wasson the Dulled Stales Paymaster
ho was robbed of $34000 reached tho city
cstcrday iiiornl tig ut 4 o'clock and registered
tho 1.1 Paso hotel. A representative ot tho
Unzette called on tho gentlomnn und found
in a courteous and chivalrous soldier every
ord and look bespeaking an honest man.
Thu scrlbo Informed tho Mujor that he would
like to have his statement of tho robbery
which without further query thu gentleman'
gave as follows)
I left Galveston Saturday morning by tho
ulf Colorado and Santa Fo road exicctlng
maku direct councctlin with tho west
bound train on Texas und Pnclllu road at Fort
Worth; wus enruutu to pay troops stationed
Forts Davis nnd Stockton In West Tcxus
und their sub-posts. Did not connect its ex
pected nt Fort Worth and had to remain over
from II p. iu. Saturday until 10:30 Sunday
Ight when I took tho train for Toy ah station.
oney was contained in two valises one or
hlch. my own. contained tho ureater imrt of
hu muds J-LOtiO in bills ot large (lenomlmi-
leiis iiiostlylJJJ'suiid ilU's. but&.UU Iu tM'i.
Thu other valise onlr containing small niiiu
and chango In coin. Kotlrcd to my burth in
Pullman curat ubout 11 o'clock- I rum thetluio
of entering the ear tho two valises hud been
leu in charge in my clerk -Mr. -ot)le wlillo 1
wont forward through tho train to have u look
at tho passengers and take u smoke. When 1
enrol 1 only removed my outer clou lug una
ilaced tliciti in tho berth behind inu where I
houuht It would be secure- 1 was awakened
about 1 o'clock or thereabout lay valise wns
then till right; went to sleep again nnd was
conscious of nothing more till wus culled by
tne poller tie to re reaching Auiieuoto get up
for bieakfast when I missed thu vullse; called
the porter and asked him If he had missed thu
valise thinking ho might have done so then
called Mr- N. and naked him it bu had move I or
seen anyone mui o It. He said no and then 1
was seriously inarmed imu nastily dressing
went to the conductor and reportod tbo matter
to him oltlclally und Informed him of thu con
tents or vauso. ny tins tune tno train was
pulling Into Abilene and I went out to watch
those who were getting otr there; then went
buck and while train waited searched through
thuslueier fur tho vnllsu without result. As
soon ts the train started again repot led thu
laeis in uciau to trutii coiiuuctor; men uii'r
consultation with hi in nnd Pulliuun palace
conductor ascertained that certain passengers
nan mi tine sleeper at usco and uairu two
stations next to eastward or Abilene and as
they were unknown and had gotten in tho cum
at 1'ort Worth I decided 1 must ut once put
tho authorities on tho lookout lor them. 1
lolt the train ut tho next station. Sweetwater.
and telegraphed tacts or loss to Chief Paymas
ter oitno department ui can Antonio I lieu
found tho Sheriff ot thu county and reported
my loss lo him und asked Ids co-operation In
tiscovering it possiuie tuo touocrs -ut Ilia
.tiggcstlon telugrunhed to Slierltr Ware or
Mitchell county to hold If necessary. In his
opinion alter getting circumstances or rob-
uury irom my eierx (wiinin i hail leu In tuu
train to nrocuudtoTiivuhl. to search the train.
'1 his wus done und Ware telegraphed mo ho
hud searched the train but with no result. 1
uiiido a written report to the Ciller Paymaster
and took the Ilrst train (a freight) back to
nairu nnu i;isco ul coin ot which places I put
the authorities on thu truck of neinoim who
bad let t the train there. Also tcported loss to
the authorities ut Abilene whom I hud not
been ublu to sou earlier In tho morning. Had
to remain ut Cisco till 4 o'clock In tho morning
nextduy and took tho train west lor Colorado
city to coiiter with Waro und Captain Mc-
Murry of Iruntlor battalion who irom their
ttcqutiiuluucu with thu country would bu ublu
to glvo mo valuable assistance. Also tele-
graphed to ttin Sheriffs or ull adjoining coun
ties mots ot iiiu rouuery uuu lequcsteu mem
to use ull tho means ut their eammaml to aid in
discovery. In the imuiillmo received a tele-
gram fioin tho Sheriff of Shaeklelord county
at Albany that ho had u man arrested and ask
ing lor description. Not oelug ablu totuiulsh
uno 1 wired him to hold prisoner until Sheriff
are uapiain -MCMiirry myseii anu u uetec-
1 1 vo could arrive toscu If wo could Identity
blm asking If possible that ho bring the pris
oner to Cisco to meet us. Our object in till
was to bring him beloro the conductor ami
norter ot the train to seo if he could lie identl.
lied us one of the parties leaving the train ut
Cisco or Hiilrd This was not done and we
could not without great loss of time owing to
iiitrcquencyi oi trsins get to Aioany. Hut
from information regarding tho nrrust wu
ere preny well satisiieit mat tins man liad
nthlng to do with tho mutter. Thiifsiuiriir
telegraphed however that before being re-
leased tho man who wus also hold for cattlu
stealing would be sent tu Cisco. Altor ar-
ranging for proper Investigation ot his case I
eamo on to Fort Worth where I was to meet
.Major nus ii ucpariiuoni inspector who hud
been sent by the Department Commander to
intiKu investigation oi ine uuuir. ivus In-
formed on leaching Foil Wortli that tho valisci
hati been found somewhere near the line or
the railroad cut uncn and rilled nf lis con
tents but have not yet heard where oxaclly.
trctlvos aro following every clue that Is pre-
sented und every possible effort la being
iiutdo to capture the robbers and recover thu
Major Wusson Is 30 years of. age medium
height and very erect. He has b'-on iu the
Fulled States servlco slneo 1871 when Im
admitted to West Point. On graduating hu
was nasignru as OCUI lid l.lolllcnUIll to tllU
Fourth cavalry: after leaving tho service hu
entorcd thu civil service of the Finpcror nt
.iu.u iu un aiiuioiii ary engineer in JSTI
bo r. -entered the servlco of tho (lovernment
da Pal master und has for she vinm luu-u ......
oi ho paymastorsjof tho Department of Tcxus.
Ho has disbursed vast sums of money and hutt
ulwuysbeen round perfectly correct.
'iujor litisseu ut can Antonio is now hem
woi king up the case und Utlug overy uutleuvor
to r 'rret out the thieves.
The Pavinaslor-Geiier.il of tho ITnli.i Mint.
army has solicited Atturnor-Uoiierul llruwster
luoioui an hu iMiiieu oiatcs juarsnais una
d.-puty marshals to aid the detectives and rail-
road olllclals In recovering tho money ami this
will doubtless be done.
The Sagacity or Madame De Stael.
Madame Do Stuol the oolulmitod uuthoress.
wlio lived in tho highest circle or Parlslr.n lire;
glvo her a parasol or u ran both aro nocessi'iry
Maditmn Du Staol is equally true Hi our day.
and has H-rhiiiis more force. This Is so patent
to lad'es that it neerti no urguuient The only
?Vr8 !!!' 8 twl'-rocan l buy the bust goods
for tho lenst moneyr" Thu answer la ut S.
Muver Si Sons on Commcrco meet. And It
inuy bo romarkt d that a very lino Tipportunlty
Is now presented r-irpnrchnso by d o nrilviil
of the latest novelties In paimols. Thu now
satin couching tmrusols mounted on extra
frames and well mnde ure olfcrml nt :) 10. and
aro an unheard of bargain. There ure ulso
breeadea.roiilarlottoiiiiinsottomiiii ring dots
which aro offered at such prices us will com.
maud it ready sale '
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