The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 32, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 9, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light.
Vol. I No. 32.
San Antonio Texas Wednesday May 9 1883.
Ten Cents a Week.
CALCASIEU LUMBER WD
East Commerce Street adjoining Sunset Railroad
1. 0. Ilnx liss Telephone 391.
K1HU CONSTANTLY QN HANI)
Consist Inif of Framing Timber Iloxlnir Fencing Dressed Flooring SlJIng Headed Celling
ml Finishing Lumber: ulson full supply of Door Sash. Minds Mnuldliurs Shingles. Dressed
ntid Uougli Pickets; of nil Pattern". Flustering Lath. Ilurhcd Wlro Mlxml Paints llulldeis
Hardware nnd everything found lu n llrst-cln-ss lumber yard. Wo uru prepared to lurnlsli
special bills to order ut short notice being connected Willi 0110 of tiiu largest mills lu tliu Culcu-
Rough Lumber same price as Rough Texas Pine $25 per M.
Sail Antonio Lumber Co. A. T. Mensley Manager.
Iloiialou Street next to I)r. Hern's residence.
Wo have engaged Mr. Alexander late elder cook
orthuMengurllutcl. MF.ALS AT A Ll. HOCUS.
Fancy uud extra dlshosiit Hliort notice unil in
F.IiK(J.ViNT l'KIVATU WlXIXfi K003IS
OI'KN DAY ANI NIOIIT.
Imported wines liquors nud cigars ulwujsnn
AT TUB CASIXO HI.IV 21 '83.
fyi'roineimdo Concert Supper nnd Hall by
tho Sail Antonio llrltlsh Association. Tickets;
$1 Including admission to the whole Ht Sim
Hart's Itlscho's Kliodliis.V Tompsky's Alamo
Muslo House Holland'a Ton SIoich of II. Ity-dor-Tuylur.
I HINT ollleo and nil members.
Music by tlio r.lghth Cavalry Hand 28-lin
TURNER OPERA HALL
MAY 10 11 12 I883.
Grand opera In four nets by Carl Murla von
Weber flrund Chorus of 40 (rood voices. First-
class orchestra of tho host musicians assist I'd
by tlio Klghth Cavalry baud.
Admission Jl gallery 50 cents ltescrvcd
scats without extra charge ut UIscIiq'h clgur
Moro oposlto thu postolllco. td
t-peclul to Men.
What you can (ret at J. JoskoJc Sons: Tho
best $'0 suit In thu Statu; tho nicest straw hat
ror tho least inonov ; moat exquisite gents un-
derwear and furnishing goods anil at prices
remarkably low. O-'J-tt'
Kurz & KiiIiii'h
Steam Sausage factory recommends llfelf to
nil epIciireaiiK who wish to test lino corvolat
rollat bologna and Wlenua sausages. Head
cheese and blood pudding always 011 liuud.
Salesroom 410 Houston street next dour to
Muverlek land ollleo.
lust tliu Till in; lor .Summer.
Mr. Frank A. Sellel has Just received n lino
lot of tho luipioved Triumph Coal Oil Stoves
of nil sizes Hiiltnhlu fornll purposes. They will
boll roast and heat anything without tho
necessity of a lire l'rlee from 75 cents. Call
mill seo thorn ut Kelfell's store Alamo street
opposite Gcorgu Dullulg'M. 4-I--1iu
Want or Faith. '
If C. Schnsse L.Orynskl or A. Drclss. drug-
?lsta do not succeed It Is not lor thu want of
alth. They have such laith lu Dr. Ilosunko's
Cough and t.ungSyrupnsu remedy for Coughs
Colds Consumption and Lung Allectlnus that
Ihey will glvo a trial bottle frco to each and
ovcry onu who Is lu need of a medicine of this
Kino saloon in llrst cIiihs location for sale
for half Its value.
Hoarding houses In good location; also fur-
nished houses. Furniture for sale and houses
Hotel in city ami country wholo or half In-
terest. W. 15. HILTON
I'M West Houston stieet.
How I It?
Some now firms uro established and rise rapid-
ly lu tho estimation of the public doing a good
business ami making money while older men
plod on tromday to day doing comparatively
110 business. Why Is this? It Is simply because
they aro cnturprfslnir. They seek business and
the)' llnd ll; they sell goods cheaper at talr
working prollt and they make that nrollt 1U0
tliuoH while tlio high-priced man Is making 0110.
'i'liey have 11 satisfactory prleo for evcrythluir
and It eommunds a ready sale muking room
for newer goods. Tho sorve everyone alike -civilly
courteously and fairly 'i'liey give in
nil cases good valuo for money ami they lot
people know what goods thoy huvo for sale mid
wlm piiccs thoy are otfered at. Theso princl-
PIch must ulwuys succeed. Thoy aro tlio prin-
ciples 011 which Messrs. B. Majer & Bon's store
011 Commeieo sheet Is worked and as a result
thoy do 11 good business and merit tho eonll-
denei of Ihe many ladles who regularly visit
Itomember this 1'act.
Mr' l'ai'k Doe munufuctiirinir Jeweler and
mil' raver. Inn taken store at 411) lliuistiui
strict where ho will carry on tho business of
a inuniiiuciuriug nun repairing jeweler. I) III
cult work mid lino engraving a specialty.
Trade work I'ruin till parts of tho btulo solle-
Itcd una sniisrucuou giiaranioeu.'
i:l-LM-tf) I'AilK Dnn.
No 410 Houston street San Antonio Texas
Card receivers cuke baskets emits butter
dlsiies leo pitchers plcklo eiKtors tea sett all
tilploand (iiadruplo phito at SSI Coimnerco
street. Trustee's sale. 4-au-tf
Messrs. O'Connor x Sullivan have opened
their now bank In the Merchants' Kxcluingo
building on Commerce street and are now
leady to transact business. This IS tho strong-
est banking tlrm in thu State. 4-CAMin
Special to Ladles.
Tho ladles arc requested to bear In moid that
.1. .iosko .VHons mil o just received a largo ami
elegant stock of kid gloves In all shinies
hosiery and corsets and a full lino or notions
and novelties. 5-3-tf
New Summer (lurden.
Mr. William ltupnersburg lias opened n cosy
little summer garden eornor of Harden ami
llronmstroets where you can spend li pleasant
evening nud procure all tho retreshments
usually to he found. Cool beer on draught.
An Invitation to tlio public extended. M-;im
HOW to SHVn molinv (Mild drum) I.V Inklmr
Turko-ltusslan batlu or Steam llilh Tor your
cohls rheumatism dumb nguu and all skin dis
eases can uo lounii at .. .ii.ian s
Corner Commercs! nnd Alntno Htrm.tR
Also Hot und Cold Water llaths at -ri cents
Important for I.ailles.
'Iho ladles' hair dresser. No. lfl llonham
struct at the rear of tho Mcmror lintel for.
nlshes everything In her line at reasonable
cost and ladles will do well to cull on her for
winii nicy icijuire. iirnids waves muxes
pnlfs curls and wlus made to order. Nice
braldM euu bo furnished for $:i.
Spread tlio News
As building and rellttlng generallv Is nro
glossing In San Antonio Messrs. Wagner
urns. uie enterprising turners ami cabinet
makers on Houston struct have detcrmhunl to
execute iillordeis for olllce. store and bar
room tilting at such low prices as havoh therto
been unknown in tliu city. Atllal is recoin-.
meiiueo. as inov aro goou. oraeiicai workioi'ii
ami uro sure 10 give saiisiaciion.
Latent Arrivals ut .loslio's.
Among tho latest articles Jut received by
tains from 81 25 tier nattern and umvurds.
beautiful imtterns of Chlnco silk at 4(1 is'iils-
an elegant assortment of torchon and other
laces; line Herman table linen Insets with
hand-worked fringed edging: silk irrenailltips.
sateens solid nnd largo figures; handsome 1110-
nair summer suiw lor iu: wnito lawns and
Swiss dress goods with embroidery to match
and various articles loo numerous to mention.
Our patrons and the public uro iciiucsted to
cum mm uxuuune uiesu goous 111111 gel prices.
o-ii. . t .1. jiiskk v aoys.
IVbiit llo Told Her.
Few things uro so rcoulslte to a ladv as good
millinery. It Is necessary not only that the
maieriais snoiilii nogooo ami that thu work
should bu well donunml executed wltliiroml
tiiste but that ll should bo dime In tho luttst
style ami In such 11 wily as to suit thu tasto nud
oomnlexlon of the wearer. Theso are lin.
pnrtaut points nnd cannot bo too deeply iin
prcHseu upon inomimisoi inuies wuo would
lie well dieted. They aro points too which uro
snarpiy waicneu oy 1110 eiiier irisiug iiriu 01
Messrs. H. .Mayer v Sons of Ciuumcrcu stieet.
Their nillllnery department is under thu
charge or Mi's. 8. Mayer a ladv who has tho
tastuanil practical experience necessary for
tho position. It Is supplied with all tho novel-
lies irooi i-aris 10110011 ami nuw vork with
all posslblo speed. Tho work Is well done und
Is charged at the lowest possible cost. On all
grounds ladlis can bo recommended to cull ut
Mayer's storo and they can rely upon sat Is-
OLD YKT NKW.
Practical Observations Mudu Upon lb
Illll'ereiico In Antique and Modern Liico
F10111 the earliest days to tho picscnt time
laces and embroideries huvo reigned dominant.
Tho tlrechtn bello and tho Unman dame wore
them iiml in opr days they aro even more pop-
illur because thov aro not only elegant but
within tho reach of till. They aro couilortablo
and add so much to tho beauty ol'u dress that
iney uiiisi always 11010 u prominent piaco ill
tho fashion list. The new outturns are. if any
thing more elegant than those of previous
years thu designs being of a choicer character
and. If anything better executed. .Mr. S.
Mayer In Now York has luado largo uud fa vor-
11010 purcnuses 111 inesu ueparimeuis ami is
gradually shipping them to hlsllrm. S. Mayer
x Son. of Commerce street. A narcsl has lust
been opened containing laces of ull gnulee.stj lea
aiiu puiicius 100 numerous 10 mention; mil 11
may bo remarked that among them aro some
very lino black and whlto Spanish lace Irish
point Guipure spotted silk lace Alhumbralace
Urlotitolle Abyssinian A Ilium bra nnd gold
nolka ecarllng. The new lleriimnl Is Included
In this department. It Is 11 very lino silk gauze
light yet durable uud remarkably well adapted
for thU ollmuto. so that It Is siirutohononulur.
Thu price Is only Hi cents per yard and Is
enough to mke It so. All theso goods will bo
sojd at tho established low prices that have inado
thu tlrm so popular and successful.
They nro now marking out about ltl.OOO yards
of embroidery to sell at unprecedented low
prices. (iood elegant lu design and quality
will bo oUcrcd at one half tho usual prices
from olght cents per yard. They Include some
eholeo eamhrlu tullo dainties and creue. Tho
most fastidious tasto 'un bu pleased. There
F.grntian imtterns worked on hrettnno net.
light diiraut und elegant; si'iullncs lu tho AL
hambni Fgypttan and Abyssinian stylo of do-
slgns. It can bo safolv asserted that a batter.
cheaper or moro olegaut stock of luces nnd 0111-
broldurles cannot be shown In thu city and la-
dles will do wll to examine them before pur-
chasing elsewhere. Tho stock Is new. Ladles
nro sunt to bo civilly received und will get
yuivu iur luuir muuuy.
I .M'Li: SAM HOAXED.
Major 1 It. Wnsson Arrive In San An
tonio and Is l'laceit Undor
He U Dellclent In tils Aneounta nud Ad
mit! tlio Itcpurtod Kotibery
Tho reported robbery of $15000 from Major
.1. It. Wesson United States Paymaster In this
city us hu was on his way to Fort Davis bus
been telegraphed to nil parts of tho country
nud has been the theme of many sensational
articles. Thu story was generally accepted as
true although there m "'o soino who winked
und nodded us though uey knew or thought
more than they eurcd to express. Tlio civil
authorities wero called upon to Investlgalo
the mutter but weru thrown oir their scout by
tho respectability and seemingly liones'ty of
tho Major and made uo Important clue. The
military also took tliu mutter in baud and
possessed of better ndvantugei inado a moro
Biitlsfao'ory report. Major Itii'scll was
detailed to Invesligiito the mutter and llnd-
lug that Major Wesson was deficient In li s
accounts to tho extent of about J.ViOO. ho be
gan in euieriain uouiits us to tlio accuracy or
tho reported robbery. Mujor Wasson was
thereon ordorinl to report ut Sun Antonio for
duty iiml he returned 011 Monday night. At
noon yesterday he went to the headquar
ters 111111 mining unu nw was ioiuiii 0111 con-
fessed that tho story of tho robbery was ull
false llo admitted that lie hud taken thu moiiev
and hud It stoied In Onlveston In tho hope of
oeing umu ineieov 10 eoticcu 111s oetu cations.
He was at once ordered under guard und a
court martial was ordered. Malor Wassiiu
feels keenly his disgrace which It is said has
been occasioned by those two potent factors
womon und wlnu. Ho graduated with high
honors was 11 bright. Intelligent olllcor of con
siderable ublllty und wus highly osteoTcd by
me uopunineui. 110 is murriisi 10 jiibs iiuig-
hum. thedaughternf (luncral lllnghnin. Cnlted
States Minister lu Japan who Is now lu that
country. Ills bondsmen nro substantial men
uud It Is thought that Muior Wnsson's dollclen-
eles will bu recovered
further Settings of the Civil Cnsea In the
Friday May 11 tlrothaiis vs. Nnvarro et nl.
llcnnett vs. Kills et ill. Ilroduwsky vs. I.I11-
nartz City vs. L. (lar.a I.lnzee vs. Ltu.ee Tip-
ton vs. Tipton Kalteycr vs. .lohuson Wiukel-
nieyor llrewlng association vs. Lsscr Tee I vs.
Itandolnh. Mllburu MTuirou comnanv vs. Fills
et nl.. Hector vs. Knox IajucIi vs. Itagluu Im-
vat vs. i.avai ivotuiu vs. ivoiuia. story vs.
iuonuay .May 11 rreemati 4; uo vs. iini'iy
islon vs. Wagner et al.. Slocuin vs. Tlletson.
Story vs. Vock Statu vs. Western Union Tele-
graph company llreiinuu vs. Ilrciiuaii. Illll vs.
Haldwln el ul. Frludrich is. Drless et ill.
Cnsaiiovu vs. Mussey Ituunervs. Hcndrlck et
al Wagentiihr vs. Leigh Coker vs. lAirant
(Irothaus vs. Fest Scliwart7. vs.. Oahirls
Schnerr vs. Turletou et nl. Schelner vs. Fst
I cad a..
Tuesday May 15 Kodrlgue. vs. allium
Dukes trustee vs. City lloelliug vs. City
Hodgers vs. Maverick L. (lura vs. Ochoa State
vs. Dura ud et al.. Statu vs. William Tonget al.
Statu vs. Anderson et al.. State vs. M. Johnson.
State vs. Scliull et al Hall vs Palmer Kelser
vs. Koiscr iwupiiiii vs. neck i;uwurds vs. 111-
tei national uud (I lent Northern ltallroad com-
pany Foster vs. Castro.
Wednesduy .Mny 10-Wllllams vs. Wllll.inn.
Ltddall vs. waters rompnny. S. Maverick vs.
Stoves & Sons Shook x Dlttniar vs. riliiuetal.
i.osiervs. internaiioiuu ami urcnt niortiiern
railroad company Collins is. Haywood Vkers
vs. Akers Huberts vs. Hell et ul. Huberts vs.
Ooodrlch ltoberUi vs. Newman et ul. Honoris
vs. Ilergstrom et nl.. ltoharts vs. Hoelllnget.
al. ltoberts vs. Vlade Cortc. vs. Cortez.
A Comical Letter From the lleginulug or
the iJist Century.
Thu following letter nppenrs In tho UStli
n 11 111 bur of Tier Patriot published In tho city
of Hamburg Germany during tho years 17-4
1725 und 17-t). Its contents wlllumuso many or
our (leriuau rcudotn but particularly thoso
who uro familiar with tlio provincial Idiom
of tho Northern Merman lowlands commonly
but wrongfully called low Dutch.
Tho volume from which It Is copied contains
thu Weekly Patriot for tho threo years
named. It can be seen ut this ollleo
Mtn It re llthWer Suliil.
" Ick helf Ju'n Unlit folgct und holTductmnhl
"keen Fleesch ut Itona nahineu us Ick
"suenst woll alio Jain 'legl to dohn. Ick heir
"giiojtern suclfst ten Ossen kncilt by den
" Ehnsbiiettlor Scliuililt wo ho so got utfullt
"as ho utsuut so will ick J11 niyn Lovo Danck
" weten t'lseeu Ilcest tu in kaunt nlch bolor
"mahlcn. ecu iiprichtlg Juct is he da bet do
"Sohosterup schwahren do do Hut kocirt bet.
" Knhiut docli wo Jy kocnt uu dolit em de
" Lhre uu seht cm lobendlg. et Is recht vun
"lo slet-beenlgtou un bu hut eeno diicchtlgu
"Foehlo. Ju Naber I'oti'r Nuirel plegt ock
"liocliccii goodi-n Ossen-Verstnnd to bubliun.
" brlugt om doch inlt wo et sine Frnw hebbon
"will un nohtut init uus van Abend up do
" Clunen verloer. ly kocnt inun dohn as wenn
"Jy vun Ju suclfst kcehuiou un doertrt oben
"nlch to mtn Flow seggcu dattekju bedeii
"hor dariiciu eclulof ick Ju ducsscu llruir
" Ick hap dat Jy kahmt un bin
MIn lovo Vndder
Ju redllcke vndder un Fruend
HINTS ON DltKSS.
Ladles Advised How to liny Where tu
Iluy nud What to liny.
Thoro nro fuw things of greuterimportnticoto
tho fdlrsex than the selection of material for
their dresses. What may suit tho complexion
tlguro und statue of tho one will he unsuitable
lor tho other. What may please the tasto of
0110 lady will not please that of another and
Whutoxpensoono lady can bear thu other may
not bo able to sustain. It is. therefore of
paramount Importance that ladles should deal
with that tinder who lunv bo relied iinoti for
now patterns who has nil extensive stock for
selection uud whoso sales lira such as to Just fv
purebu.es at fair rates. Such traders aro
Messrs. 8. Muyor & Son of Commerce street
and uu excellent opportunity Is now presented
for tho tmrchuHO of new seasonable e-oodsst pw
prices us Mr. S. Mayor Is now lu Now York
shipping ull tho novelties to his store which ho
Is purchasing at low rates for cash. Among tho
new gnodsarrtvlnurnrochofcezcnhvrs. nomrenp.
Angola twills Swiss hrooades Mu.uit Hgynt-
lun diiultles lawns eicpe bareges domestto
dross goods giugliuiuH in ull thu now patterns
nud colors. Hero will bo found goods that will
suit nil hull" und ut pricos that cannot lull to
please. IiJio uru luooinmended to soo these
; Koods iiDd call early so uo to got tho bust choice.
Don't forget Der Freischuetz to-morrow.
-Grand opera of Der Freischuetz In Turner
The court martial for Major Wasson Is set
for thu 10th Instnnt
-Der Frelscliuclz with full orcheotra nud
-Dr. Adolph Hertr is building n now resl-
deuco oil Avenue C
-Mndnm Itoscttl nnd Charles Gcrhnrdt In
Der hreltehuctz to-mprrow.
-Tho Arkansas I'ress nssocliitlou will not
visit Governor Hunt's mines ns thu Governor
Is now away.
-Severnl lurgo capitalists from llaltlmoro
and Now nrk nro iirosiectliiir lu this city.
1 h"y then go to Mexico.
The stores on Iho Alamo plaza were dnrU-
ened forjoino time lust night owing to tho
tailuie of the electric light.
-Deputy Sherllf Ponulosa Is In Mexico nnd
Deputy Sherllf Alexander is In Atascosa coun-
ty where ho Is suhpicuacd ns a witness.
The gambling cn.es will occupy Justice
Shields' court to-moi row for u short time nnd
will then bo dismissed tor wunt of evidence.
-William Miihloon the (Irechn wrestler
passed through Sun Antonio on tho 4th nnd
did not stop to bo Interviewed by the re-
porters. - Mr W. W. Walling Is uttering und rellttlng
his cigar stand on Commerce struct nnd In-
tends making It moro useful und very orn-
ameutal. - Thu Sunset railroad has dUeharg'd sovcrnl
men lately and others an fneeilmr tli thv
will huvo to get mail uud quit because their
pay win ousioppeu.
- Tho child of II. C. ICiiohn. nbout two n un
old died last night. Tho funeral took place
uus nnornoon ut 4 o clock I udertakcr l'hll
Arrangements huvo been umdoon the rail-
road for extenslvo shipments of cattle from
fan Antonio ami inner points to tho North
Twocattlo trains will run dally.
During thu month or April 1" pauper
juitlenUi were treated lu Snnta ltnsn hospital.
Twenty patients iiunblu to nay for medical
iiuiuiiieni wero irciiieu in tlieirown Homes.
Christian Miller has sold his property on
Government hill to tho United States fortl-iO
and will utoneo start tobulld 11 lriu 1 wiustere
liouso beyond the Sunset depot for tho purpose
m levelling iniainess ut an enriy nay.
-A deaf and dumb mini whs taken In bv n
cop tins morning in irour or tne Vaiidevillo
ror carving n nlstol Thu fellow tlnallv ilinweil
light uud made the bravo pooler stand back
nun inun iiuiuuy wuikcii ou uowu 1110 siroct.
Tho City Jailor Glitters! snvs that tho tlullv
nutiiber of Inmates in the city Jull ranged from
nine to!)-'. Theso havo been employed on tho
streets und in thu Jull. Those who would not
wof were us usu 1 pmced upon light diet-
brend nnd wutcr.
From n gentleman on his wuy to Ijiredo
nut nigui wu learned tout 1110 wile or Mr. it.
Manlnt. tho restutiruuteur of I he St. f.nnnnril
hotel Is lu very bud health nud htirdlv expected
to recover. Mr. Manlnt Is at iresent at his
Much coirnlnlnt Is tnado of the manner of
advertising by somo of the city firms in stick
ing posters und hills on tlio wnPs und doors of
buildings. Messrs lrfckwood X Kampmann
wno iiuvii inieiy nan ineir 1 run 1 nicely pamieii
wero mail this morning to Hud their walls nud
doornail pasted over with drug store adver-
Lenvoof absence for ouu month with per
mission to apply to tho Adjutant General of
the army through division headquarters for
uu extension of live months Is grunted Cup.
tnln A. H. II. Keycs Tenth cavalry. Fort
A general court martial is appointed to meet
at tho post of San Antonio Tex. 011 thu loth
day of May 18SI at IU o'clock n. in. or us soon
thercuf ter us practicable for the trial of such
prisoners ns may bo brought before It.
Detail for thu Court : Captain 1). M. Vance
Sixteenth Infantry; Captain J. M. Lancaster.
Third artillery; Captain (1. F. Fuoto F.lghlh
cuvulry; First Lieutenant C. W. Ilnrrold
Third artillery; First Lieutenant II. W. Snrole.
Flghth cavalry : First Lieutenant J. II. lllckey.
Adjutant Flghth cavalry ; Second Lieutenant
u. 11. iicsior i.igntn cavalry ; second Lieuten-
ant W. A. Shuiik Eighth cavalry ; Second
i.icuiemiui 11 r. iiiirucit iiuru artillery
First Lieutenant Charles Selliner Third ur
tlllory. Judge Advocate.
A greater number of olllcers than Ihnse
named cannot bu iisemblcd with ut manifest
Injury to tho servlcn.
Itecriilt A r instead Karlcs enlisted by tho re-
cruiting nllluur at Fort Davis Tex. uudoruii-
thorlty from tho Adjutant General of tho
urmy iiuiva .May 1 iasi is ussignod to troop
C Tenth cuvulry.
Hoiiso nnd lot on l'resa street. Ilnuso con
talus threo rooms und cellar. Good well of
water and ditch runs through yard; ulso good
gurueu. iri-u-iuij hwiunb ukitiiiuii
The Cape Ma'l The Snowball La Uelle
Uusse and the Road to Ruin will be pro-
uuecu at waitacK's meaire in raptu succes
Klectrlc ItHllwny Sehenie
Auiany May 7. Thomas A. Edison and
others representing a capltol of $2000000
have filed papers with the Secretary of State
incorporatinc the Electric Railway company
The object ls to develop electricity as a motor
iur prupuibiou 01 railroad uains. inc. .uoiccu-
lar Mutual Telephone and Telegraph company
was aiso incorporated nere to-day.
Hkrlin May 7. The treaty of commerce
between Germany and Mexico passed to
second reading in the Reichstag to-day.
HERL1N. Mav 7 Ilismirrk hac k.id
circular to the officials of the Trussian prov
inces ordering an inquiry inM the extent
the ininries !nllietil . n I he nntlnnol ...11
reason of the grater part of the fire insurance
oumiicss neing in me nanus 01 private com-
panies. He as'erts that the profits of the
(.wuidoics nic ion ii.u owiuc 10 an umu
increanc in the scale nf nr-mbitn. nnt inn In
ases nirnt of damiges by fire. The com
panies entirely ueny me accmaltons the sole
aim 01 wiupi nicy assert is renaer popu
kinds of insurance.
The .Invenlles l'lar In the Casino In the
Nautical Opera to h Crowded
Althoush Not a Great RiiceeM Their I'er-
roriiiniinn Is Credltmtilo nnd
l'l eases Their friend.
Thoso who remember Protestor Kntzcnbcr-
er'n Juvenile I'lnurnre. urn in l i li. u..
soinu time ugo wero pleased to hear that tho
i-roic.Bor was about to bring forward a simi-
lar entertainment. They antlelnnted miirli.
hans too much nud as a revolt tin rn .
produced last night at tho Cnstuo can not bo
regarneu as 111 liny wny a success. Professor
nnd Mi. Kntzenhorgcr havo dono all they
could do but they hnvo not tho material this
no to work upon nnd nnneured tn Imvn nr.
iluccd tho performance prematurely. Tho
nocru. Mill) nil tin Snlll vin.(ll.r nr.u i
full of Leuutlful musln nnd uirciiatln I
and In tho hands of n good com puny bocomes
an opcrulle gem or tho first water. In tho
hands of tho Juveniles lust night it had by
no menus a fair showlnir. Miss l.iiln f. A Ml. ...
was tho principal star nud sbo acted with con-
sldernbto plquunoy the part of Ilutturoup
Bulging ucr ecoro correciiy. .miss Jeniilo llcn-
nett looked remarkably widl ami l.ri.
dressed but she was lu parts fur too nervous
to do Justice to her music. As Hebe Mlsa
i.oiuu iiiucrs piayeu anil sang well. Tho Sir
Joseph I'orlor of Master J. lltimphruys wag
n-eiij us a rirsi .um 01 mo .luniiraity more-
over ho had not tho characteristic elfumlnacy
ii I'l'ninj J an uii.'1U1. ouitiiur J IS.
Harold was butter dressed und had moro tho
eVu..v.u ... tjiu ou uusiui-riiiiu vupiuui.
Mnuiu iiu vnix'uiuiiy 1110 sold
Captain or tho I'lnuroro. Hubert I locker's
Italpu Itackstruw. K. MoAlllster's Dick Dead-
J"!". 8 ?)'. . "ockutt and Char-
lo Toblns Mldshlpinato wero fairly
idayod for nmatours Dick Dcuif-
The choruses wero well rendered but tho
malo voices wero far Inferior in quality nud
execution. The lollowlugnro tho names oftho
youthful churns singers: Masters A. rnncoast.
C.Weiss Scott James Milton Lverctt James
Simpson G cor go Chamberlain Joo Gallagher
;;. " !'...""..!" n'! rniiia uosack
Claude Hamilton Tom Wagnor Zoroaster Flsk.
Ilm Misses A. Haenel M. Haenol lllanohu
Frank Mamlo Frank Mary Flsk II llriidloy. U
Dennett M. Ileunett M. MuAlllster I'liullno
Nuwinsn Sarah Newman L. Ileaumont M.
Tlio hall was crowdei willi Interested specta-
tors who frequently applauded tho performers.
I. i . . . i"-'""""cu oi iiiu juveiiiio
l'lnafore last night Is a dlllicult tusk because
In Hie tlrst piaco thoy uro amateurs; lu thu
second they urochlldrcn.nnd In Iho third they
nre related to many respected friends nnd oitl-
V .f' l " i. in.- iiiuiu nays musi.
not tliureforo bo regarded us merely u censure
ii .iutr ui inn iiurionnauco
.. u . utvuu iiiiirruvuiiient tuaillo
glu liny displeasure to thu parties concerned.
I ho Dei formnnco If not n success was by no
niiuuuuiu iu niu juveniles wno Kane
part In It and they would probably do better ir
thtfV hail innrfi lirtirtlH4
The second porformanco of tho oiwru will
take piaco this ovoning nud will bo moro per-
fect In every wuy.
LOOK AT THAT STOCKING.
Notes Upon the Itecent Innovation In the
Styles ami l'atterna or Hose.
that of a well-mndo hoso. Iv should hoof good
lu.i.vimi. nviu or suiuuiiu pauurn uud well
'i'i cuiiuori ami is lo
rank as well dressed. And pet lisps there is
ll'!"jr'ment an especial Btudy and stand uti-
hoso cool und eomtortablc oftho lluest mate-
rial ror J3 40. There uro tho celcbiatod Itol-
brlggun hose brown bleuched or stripud. at 25
cents nor nalr. i-1 M iei ln Iiil. .1...
reach of oiory body nnd good enough for unv.
body. Thuro uro -silk hoso ut tho i-emurkublo
low price of Jl UO pur(pnlr. Thoro uro thn
hose Ilrltisli Qerinuu und French cotton tinso
..v ... 1Wo i.miu iiincy siripou or
s'dld colorslth clocks or.wlthout drop stlches.
rholieavv; sales tnado in tills department law
Induced Messrs. 8. Mayer Son to lay lu
1 i ml i""i;"uayu iv iiiivuiiingeous rules
which will bo oirered ut prices unheard of In
tho city having regard to tho quality of tho
goods. Ilargulns will bo olfcred at 8 cents 10
cents lSJsj cents 15 cents 18 cents 'M cents. Si
to 40 cents fiO to 75 cents HO cents to Jl. For
thoso who require ruro go'ds soino very clioleo
1. Tea urn Tr.ll.l Iv l...i . ..JJ.'iS A."
An Object or Admiration.
U'l !. l ....
uro certainly uttraeted by it and women envy
any onu of their own sox who is fortunnte
tapered lingers and u good wrist. It wasTong
should bo glovud but ut tho present duya(M-
clety suvB that no lady Is dressed unless sho
r ni f i; i ii i v .! ""uu "lurcioro uo eare-
... "i i... """' "" i "inJiiasu uro not our
of .late uro well niiide nnd uro cut of good
material. Messrs S. Mayor x Son havo placed
upon their shelves tho llncst lino of silk llsio.
buck cotton castor und kid gloves. In all
shades lor oporu. wedding ball und btrcot
weur und these gloves nro guaranteed. Ladies
nnd niUsesciiii be titled with really oxquUlto
.................. mu ii inicvo inm Bonicoij'
exceed thu cost of common gloves sold by
other estiiblUhments. '
The Sauclty of StuiUiue De SUel.
Madaino Do Stuol tho celobrutod autljorcss.
who lived it tho highest oirclo of 1'urlwim lite
otico said that " If you want to pleuao i ludy
K Mi0.1"; r?!!1.0. ut' ro necessary
a id useful." uWhut wus trim In the days Jt
Madamn Do Stael U equally tiuo la our day.
nnd has perhaps moio force. ''hls Is an iiatont
to lad es that It necdVno argument. Tlio oiily
VAT !!!' ? '"''"ouanlbuytho best gocJds
mv. 1 sS".8 mo"V'y' Tfio nnswerl?ut8.
Mutcrs soiiil on Couuiiorco street. And It
may bo remarked that a very flno opportunltj-
frViwYi'Y8"11"1 .''n'lirohuiie by tlio nrrl al
ortho latest novel lies lu parasols. Tho now
satin coaehlnir purneols mounted on extra
frames und weU inado nr-oircred ut $1 10. nnd
aro un unheard of bargain. Thoro nro also
''W1'8- lo'jlard ottomans Ottoman rlutr dots
mR"si.'t''ucro8 " wm uoi:
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