The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 48, Ed. 1, Monday, May 28, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light.
Vol. I -No. 48.
San Antonio Texas Monday May 28 1883.
Ten Cents a Week.
Caution to Consumers of Coal Oil.
jOy-This company from this date will not linmllo IllSlirnnco OH and Ptiro-
llno for the following reasons: Insurance OH Tank Co. who claim to own
these Trade Mark brands have not during several years past had any regular source of Oil
supplies but have received Iiifmrimco Oil and Plirollno from sources where they
could buy cheapest without reffard to quality. Insurance Oil is simply
any quality of Water White oil. Consumers liavo no Ktiarantoo of its Fire
Test or purity. Plirollno is simpiy any quality of 74 0 Gasoline. As Gasoline
varies great'y in purity consumers should only buy under the proper name of 7i 0 Gas-
olino and then be sure the goods are guaranteed by responsible parties. The quality ol
Insurance Oil and Plirollno which has been furnished by Insurance Oil Tank
Co. has almost entirely stopped the demand but we wish to warn intended purchasers we
Will not bo responsible for these brands. Very Respectfully
WATERS PIERCE OIL COMP'T.
rlTI.ii.ri fTa iii
IN ANYStWANTITV AT
E3D. STEVES &c SO"N"S'
Yards nt International and Oroat Northern ltallrnad Depot and Galveston Ilarrlsburg and
San Antonio railroad track
The best grades always on hand.
Mouldings Shingles Fencing
Newels Stair Rails and Ballusters. Our lumber is of the finest
quality and unexcelled. We would invite the public to ex
amine before purchasing elsewhere. Ed Steves & Sons.
I want to tell about
tSElognnt Dress Gingham at 10 and 12$ cents.
t2T"Langtry Dross Lawns at S conts per yard.
SSTLonsdale lllcachcd Domestic yard wldo 9c.
East Commerce Street adjoining Sunset Railroad
P. O. Hox 288.
KF.CP CONSTANTLY 0 IIAND
Consisting of Frnmlng TImbor Iloxlng Fencing Dresod Flooring Siding Hondod Celling
ml Finishing Liimbor; also a full supply of Doors Sash Winds Mouldings. Shingles Drcssod
and Hough Plokots of all Patterns. 1'lastcrlnir Lath. Hurbod Wlro. Mixed Paint. litilldors
Hardware and everything found In a tlrst-closs
special 01113 10 orucr iu Buort nonce ucing counociou wuu one ui 1110 largest 1111113 in rue uaiciv
Rough Lumber same price as
San Antonio Lumber Co.
J. H. MARQUART
Boot & Shoe Manufactory
ISTO. 17 SOIJKDAX) STEEET
Oppnsito tho courthouse la wliero you can got
Antonio ior 1110 least money.
Employs Only the Best Workmen
And In quality and prlcos defy competition. Always koops 011 band a largo (took
HEADY MANUFACTUHI3I) OOOD3 of bis own make whlcli wlll.uo sold at bottom prices.
-AJLTL KINDS OF EEPAIEING
Neatly and promptly dono and satisfaction guaranteed. GIvo mo a trial.
J. H. MAE QUART Proprietor
rrmiiTii 11 i
East Commerce Streot.
Also Doors Sash Blinds
Barbed Wire Fence Posts
tlio BOSS BARGAINS to bo bad at
Yards for $1 CO
lumber yard. Wo uro prop-ired to tnniish
Rough Texas Pine $25 per M.
A. T. Hensley Manager.
tlio bost and nontost HOOT AND SHOE In San
Items Glennril In the Hotel Corridors umA
from Various Other Sources.
Marshul Gosllnir went to Kl Paso tills morn-
Onlccr Adolnh I'env Is at bis father's ritticbo
on sick leave.
Phil Del. of Galveston paid tho city n Urine
Mr. John O. Mnnnlnir returnod homo on
Mr. Futterl v. a. tilir stockman of Ilrownsvllle.
Is at tlio Hard.
Jtiiliro ltoblntnn. from Urnckctt. Is stotinlnir
at tlio Hord hotel.
Colonel T. W. Plerco is in the city. uuar-
tcrcd In li.s special car.
Mr. K. F. ltrd field nirent for Heard's safes ar
rived 111 mo city ycsicruuy.
Mr. .1. P. Hoilirson. a prominent stockman of
Colorado city is registered at tho MeuKcr
.nr. rump jvmoerg merchant 01 i.uiiiuaniia
mused through tho city to-day en routo tor
Mr. II. P.morv. an oxtonslvo Iron manufac-
turer of I jistTii Pennsylvania Is on a pleasuro
inp uirougii mxas.
Elder (!. M. Wllinntli. Htntn Kvnriirellst nf tlin
Christian church will preach this evening at
o ji. in. in xruvi. para.
T. J. Courild. owner nf tlin wnlt known Trim
Heart rsnchc nt tho St. Leonard lias Just
saipiiea mrco earioaus or norscs to iiciitucKy
At the St. Leonard hotel is Mr. Frtnt. n lariro
stock owner. P. A. Mitchell hulling from
Portland Me. ft wool buyer Is also reglslorod
Dr. Ferris of ltlchmnml. Port llnml fount v.
is in tho city. Tho Doctor has tho reputation
nf being tho llnest Judge of horsclloali lu tho
Mr. Uoldsmld. theatrical manniror from Now
Orleans Is stopping at tho Vanco houso with
nis who. no win remain in town and wiugo in
Mr. It. II. Plcl. of Pcarsall. a slirc.nmnn. In
now nt tlio Mengcr. Ho reports that Mr.
Ilonjumln I. Gllman had tho misfortune to
fail lroni ills liorse and break bis wrist.
iVt tho Ccntral-Hobert ltnlmck. Y. H
Drake J. L. i:ichr stockmen Holcna; T. Y
Muxle. merchant. Eairlo l'uss: V. Itonner. stock.
man Port Stockton; D. V. Nixon C. II. Me
Cunncly. I.uling; Juduo W. A. Lowe. T. A
Teal w. A. Stun" prominent stockmen Mc-
M n lien county.
fttlioMavcilck':'CliurlcnI..Martn. Bt. Lnnln
James II. Pall Now York; H.OitrcIa Pledras
Negras; L.Levy Now York: II. S. Coohlc New
Vork. A.M. Portwood. Dallas: II. Wood. Dal
las; W. ji. Harnett Gonzales; T. Rosenthal Now
i orn; rv. ju. liurion uonzuies; i. .N. lionty
Ltnna. Ohio: Alex Jnaner. wlfn. niirxfi iimi
child Dallas: 11. F. Yoakum St. Louis; T. S.
uosonuciu uaivcston; no one but. drummers.
At the Vanco bouse nro C. H. Minis. Duran-
go; ltowan Parez with M. II. llrooks 8. M.
(lainee 0. O. Itlchard Moxlco; William H.
niancno New vork;lli. p. Marr wifoand child
I'leasaiiton; David Tobln Austin; T. W. llntnt-
icy.wircnnu ctiiiii Atlanta ticorgla; w. T.
Illrdsall New York city; Thomas 11. Itoddu
Florida: T. II. Hutcblns. San Marcos: T. Cainn-
bell Loudon Canada; Ilobcrt Woldook Now
York; Mrs. Wood Iluxur county; Mrs. Yuger
Cottills; i:. It. Martin. Frio; Philip Palmer
urticKcii; i. ii. nenncuy uvaiu o.
At the Hord Frank Jacobs. Dalian: Y. M.
Campbell MoMiillcn county; O. S. Sago Fort
Davis; II. II. Donsan Henrietta; T. It. New-
uombc Henrietta; J. D. Hurt anil wlfo Kl
Paso; 1. . llosweli Laredo; o. 1". Johnson
ix3Xington ivy.; x. ueisiugor mouuo Ala.; T.
II. Hutchlns.san Marcos: U. Franks Houston;
W. 1'. Hough Floresvllle: Dr. 8. O. Parsons
Ivorrvlllc; F. Mnrtlnc Monterey; T. S. Duncan
Kansas City; J. F. Itoblnson llrackott; P.
Schwartz Wlnnesedor; T. Fottorly Drowni-
vllle; F. 8. Holmes nnd wlfo Now York; II. T.
Harry Landa Now Ilraunfcls; Thomas C. and
.Mrs. snciuon i.areno; r . i;. ieason Mavorlck;
Dr F. C Alnsworth. United States Annv: . I.
M. Dunlin Durungo; Mcliton Vlllarcal Mon
terey; w. ii. ;oiuna r iv. auu Mrs. wain-
wrluht. Eairlo Pass: G. K. Mcrrl wether. Dallns
James Hobcrtson Calvin Pratt and wlfo Jack
son jtiicn.; L-nns rieumer mow iirauniets; v.
Hollts and wlfo Pledras Negros; C. Ilurke
North Carolina; 11. F. Harris Cairo Mich.; Y.
Marcos.; M. II. Stiff. Virgiulu; 8. Worthlogton
-Mississippi; II. J Hammissoo and boy it. Y.
Waro Del Illo; Julius W. Halm Now llraun-
fels; O. M. Watklns Galveston; H. II. Peel
Poarsall; Charles Stluiming Dallas; A. M.
Grumbling Tyler; Mrs. J. T. Ilrowu Uvalde;
F. G. High Denver; Phil Amborg Chihuahua
nro iu mo jienger noici.
Tboicommandlngotliuerpost of San Antonio
Toxas will forward in churgo of a commis
sioned officer to Fort Mcintosh Texas 17 re
cruits for troops A II and I Klghth cavalry
Tho Quartermaster's department will furnish
tue necessary transportation ty ran. tiio com-
manding olllcer Fort Mcintosh will forward
thoso for Forts Itlnggold and Brown with llrst
Tho commanding oillcor post of San Antonio
Texas will forward. In chariru of a commis
sioned ofllcor to Frt Clark Texas 18 recruits
for troops D E G nnd H lilghth cavalry and
company K Nineteenth Infantry. Also to tholr
respective posts two recruits for troop L
Klghth cavalry Fort Duncan and one for com-
Iiany I Sixteenth infantry Fort Davis. Tho
iuartermaster's department will furnish tho
ncccssarr tmnsoortatlon bv rail.
ltrcrult John Cuuimlngs enlisted by the ro-
ossignoa to company K .Mnetecntn infantry
Thomas M. Vinoknt
Assistant Adjutant General.
A Certitlcute to Get Drunk.
This morning a Mexican cumo to tho Mayor's
ofllco and inquired for Mayor Fmioli. City
Clerk Claudon courteously informed him that
tho Mayor was out and asked if tboro was any-
thing he could do for blm. After some hesita
tion ho contlded his troubles to Mr. Claudon
His name was Joso Angela Lard and ho ro-
siuou near sail .Marcns. ma complaint was
that he was in tho habit of coming into tlio
city iroquontiy nnu every titno no camo bo
was sum to bo takon un nnd lined S5 for balm?
drunk nnd down. Ho added: This "thing Jms
got to stop. I am an old citizen and have paid
over $1000 for lines. I think tho Mayor should
now give mo a cortlllcato so that I ran get
drunk when 1 please." Tho City Clerk smiled
and said certainly but of course referred hlui
to iuo jiayor ior tno necessary certiucate.
Ki tract chapter 27 rovlsnd ordinances sec
tion i : n sunn do unmwiui ior any wagon
Mexican cart or dray loaded with cotton
roek lumbor wood hay straw or fodder to
drlvo through Main or Coinmeroo street
unless to unload tho same.
Tho above ordinance In regard to driving
through Cnmmeroo street from Alamo street
to Main pau.i will bu strictly enforeod.
5-!M-10t City Marsha)
The District court was not In sesnlnn to
Justleo Adam mnrrlnil I'rnit Mplor. n
Iiulsa Itelcliert on Saturday.
Tho Gleaners of Snlorind strict nhurelihnlil
another Ice-cream festival on Tuesday next.
Threa irofld onrnnntcm wnntad Ht ntirHt nt
Kampmann's factory. 5-iS-2t.
Tho silver cut nntil at Tumor hull nn
Saturday was won by Mrs. Castanola by a throw
Mr. Junius II. French nrmrdiml nn nTivl-
lent sermon nt tho Presbyterian church yes-
W. A. Wlch. Bred four ami n hnlf v.nr.
died this morning nt tho cement works from
Justleo Shields called bl iiiiinl mnntlilr
dockot this morning. Most of tho cases wero
continueu or set ior trim.
Tlio city officors havo decided to enforce
tne oramauco requiring the sweeping of pave-
ments without further notice.
Taxes are being well paid this yenr; tho City
Colloctor states that ho has already given ovor
MO more receipts than wero Issued last yenr by
An eldorly gentleman whose name did not
transpire fell heavily to the ground in at-
tempting to board n ear on Saturday and was
iiuiuii BiiiiKcninougii not seriously nun.
1 Inch el Wleller of Paris Is anxious to gat
information of her brother llnvlil Wleller.
aged a) years who enmo hero seven years ago
buu nas noi ucen neiuu or ior six montus.
Mr. C. Hunge tho florist preentod this of-
fice with a bcntitlful boquot of lloweis of his
own garden. Mr. It. keeps a flno.nssortmont
of flowers and blooming pot plants for sale at
inu eoniecnoncry oi nurnisn x user.
Mr. N. A. Prudhnmme. mmivnr nt tlin
Peepo' Day hotel Donaldsonvllle Lu. writes
the Mayor asking information respecting his
brother Harry Prudhoinme who camo here
six months ago from Now Orleans. When last
ncaru or lie lived on .North r lores street.
TUB IILU.1t PICNIC
A Party of CltUens Have n PleasiiRt Day
nt Ilrmlen's Itnnelie.
Yesterday Mr. Ilium und a party of frlonds
went In Carter & Mullaly's four-horse omnibus
to llradcn's rancho nnd there held a most en-
Joyablo picnic. Among those present wero
Miss Saruh Moke Miss Sarah Unila Mlts
llertlia Gunz tho Misses Ilautn Mr. and Mrs
Hen Moko Mr. and Mrs. Julius Oppenhciuier
Miss Jennie Koenlghoim Miss Kmllia Zork
Messrs. A. Ilium A. Koenlgsborgor Aaron
Frank Nat Sulilmcher Jako Zimmor J. Dp.
stolii Fox of New York Moso Uaurahlntt
and Herbert Zork. It was perhaps ono of the
nierrlost; picnics that ever assembled
at that favorable snot. Hnndanmn .Ink
Zlmmcr was the troubador of the
company nnd sang sweetly; tho Misses Landa
and Moko showed their equestrienne skill
by riding tho stago horses. Mr. Koenlgsbcrgcr
whs uut. wiiii h rule ami or coutsh kiiifri n
snako. Mrs. Julius Oppcuhcliner showed her
ability as a housowifu by cooking coffee. The
only falling was sho forgot to put In the coffee.
Domo went uoatuig wtien Mrs. Hen Moko
slipped and fell Into the creek. A foot race
was sinned m wn'cn A. ilium A. Kocnlgs-
beriror. Aaron Frank nnd Itcrlicrt 7nrU-
tho competitors. Mr. ICoculgsbergcr won tho
prize auu air. Aaron i ranic uistlngulsbod lilm-
bolf by coming In llrst at tho wrong end. 1
rupu-puuiug pariy consisting ot 11. None
Moses Hamuli att. Herbert Znrk nnd A. Ilium
competed. Mr. Ulum won but ho dislocated n
linger in uuing so. juko .immer as usual
was the spirit of mischief In ttio party nnd
Hen Moko was as frisky us his illustrious name
sake. Otlior sports wore Indulged In. At 8
o ciook mo party returned homo somewhat
iniiguou out pieascu witu tneir plculo.
llCUlTINQ iroit LOVE.
Two Colored Women Huvo un Kioltlng
Dispute and Hold" Que Another
On Sunday night u colored man und rathe
showily dressed colored woman woro walking
arm In arm by Frost's storo on tho plaza when
they wero stoppod by a ponderous woman of
tho same race who told tbo man to quit that
kind of fooling. Ho sho said was running
with her nnd must stick to her. Then tho two
women exchangod words nnd went for ono
another and tho man mnilo trucks. Tlio police
uiuuu uiuu mum hiiu esuortcu tue rumaius to
niu uiiiraio .mis morning tnoy nan nil inter
view with tho ores dlnir duitvnt thn llnnnrilnr'.
court whon ono ot tliem said that they wero
not lighting simply holding one another. Tho
ltceordcr wanted to know how it wns that ono
of their faces was bitten nud scratched.
" nil yer suo Jodgc sho had her hands In my
" mm i una iiulillUK uureilceKS Willi ml'
teeth. "Oh" ejaculated tho Itecordor "you
wero fighting 1 seo. You nro lined $3." The
The Sons of Hermann
This association had tholr annual plcnlo at
tno Ban Pedro springs last Saturday evening
iiuc all amusements gottou up by this fra-
tornlty this ono proved to be a grand success
At 8 p. in. tho members with their families bo
gun to arrive und soon nftnr tha li.m.i il.i
tho Initiating march which was ably led by
Mr. F. Sold the President of tho Sons of Her-
inaun assisted by .Mrs. Sohl which was fol-
lowed br a wallz nnd numv mum ilnnra. ...11
tho small hours in the morning. A number of
tableaux on the banks of tlio lako of subjocta
oppropriate and pertinent to tho surroundings
worn finely preseutod. Ico-ereum. cakes and
other terreshments wero In abundance and
nothing whatever murrcd the pleasuro of tho
Sad Dentil of Husband and Wife.
A pathotlo story is that of the death of old
Uncle Iillly Walker of Tylor Texas who was
for 27 years crier of the United States court
though a sadder ono Is the death of his wife
Ho was 00 years of age at tho tlmo of his death
uiiu ins nwrvuiuart aa no criiou tils wire was
VI. She was takon III und Uncle Hilly tearing
sho could not recover took to his bod and
SllQWlllir no Slums nf illnonnn. iIImI. Mm U'oIIia-
survived him longer than wus expected only
ju .iiv:i.u .ennui ueain. ooiuo uays sineo noi
bed WUS. bV BOlnn llnlnnnillltnliln mnan
and she being unablo to rise was so badly
FOR PUMPS nf nil klndu unit wntnp nml
pipes at lowest prlcos go to Maury & Co. 23J
All tno plaza. Tolcphono 81). 5-28-tf
California lied Wood
umber In any quantity can bo bad at both
mu luiuucr yiirus ui ru. stoves X sons. 6-Ss-tf
Iteward for a lllrd
Tho canary bird bohimrlnar In Mm. I'mi. nni
oscatied this morning. Tho tinder will bo rO'
"J wmuuuiiuk 0U1VU4U Siroot
Qenernl Grant Speaks on the Prospects ef
the Slater Hepubllo.
In addreisinc the memheis of the Saturday
Night club in New York General Ulystes S.
Grant spoke as follows on the prospects of
Let me tntAk fnr a fur mAm.nl nn
ject of deep interest not only to us but to our
cuildren our relations wilh Mexico. There
is no subject I have taken a deeper intctest
in. i nave moment long ana earnestly and I
know vou gentlemen nve thought too upon
our relations with our sister republic. South
of ui gentlemen we have a neighbor capable
of development. And this development will
be perceived in a very short time not only by
the United States but by every civilized
country in the world. The United States has
heretofore neglected this Souteern Republic.
vny i win not say j uut ine time bas now
come to regard it earnestly for our own gen-
eral good. The
RESOURCES OF MEXICO ARE ASTONISHING
and are being devaloped daily. I hope gen
tlemen ana nope earnestly mat in the years
to come be he a Republican or a Democrat
who guides the ship of State it will be his ob
ject to preserve tne most intimate relations
between the treat and little remiblies
of this continent. We must take our
neighbor under our wing. We must
help her to cultivate her own great resources.
We must teach her that it is for her interest to
maintain a close alliance with us. This must
be our object and statesmen should think of
inn and think deeply on it. Mexico pos-
sesses all the essential elements oi unlimited
proiperily. Her mines are rich. Railways
are now developing her commercial re-
sources and educational facilities arc making
statesmen gentlemen in that little Republic
snutn oi us. Let the two countries be united
in friendly alliance and if this were done and
war should follow
THE TWO COUNTRIES COMBINED
could shut themselves up In their shells and
sustain themselves longer than the attacking
parties could do without the products of the
two Kcpuuitcs oi ints continent. Mexico is
such a broad field to talk on gentlemen that
i migni go on lor a long time telling you
what you already know that a Republic is
growing up br our side and that we should
be united with it commercially and sociably.
Lord Chief Justice Coleridge referr
ing to the persecution of G. W. E.
Foote the infidel editor of the London Free
thinker says that "persecution unless it was
very thoroughgoing was apt in the igth cen-
tury to be in vain" and adds :
"It is also true that persecution is a verv
easy form of virtue. It is a more difficult
form of virtue quietly and unostentatlouily to
obey what we believe to be God's will in our
own lives. It is not very easy to do it ; and
u mines mucn less noise in tne world. It is
very easy to turn upon somebody else who
differs from us and in the guise of zeal for
God's honor to attack somebody for a differ-
ence of opinion whose life may be more
pleasing to God and more conductive to his
honor than our own. And when it is done by
persons whose own lives are not free Irom re-
proach ar.d who take that particular form of
zcn ior liou wnicn consists in putting the
criminal law in force against others that no
doubt does more to create sympathy with
the defendant than with the prosecutor. And
if jt should be done by those who enjoy the
wit of Voltaire and whe do not turn away from
the sneers of Gibbon and rather relish the
irony of Hume our feelings do not go with
the prosecutors and we are rather disposed to
sympathize with the defendant. It is still
worse if the person who takes such a course
takes it not from a kind of notion that God
wants Ms assistance and that he can give it
less on his own occount than by prosecuting
others but if it is mixed up with anything of
E artisan or political feeling then nothing can
e more foreign to what is high-minded or
religious or noble in men's conduct; and in-
deed it seems to me that any one who will do
that nor for the honor of God but for the
purposes of the ban deserves the most dis-
John Duke Coleridge Baron Coleridge is
an eminent lawyer and is Lord Chief Justice
of England. He is the son of the well-known
Judge Sir John Taylor Coleridge and a rela-
latlve of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
The Fort Worth Gazette claims that its
city has the only fertilizing company in the
btate. It either docs not know or forgets that
San Antonio leads in this as in almost every
Latest Arrivals at Joske's
Among tho latest articles JuBt received by
J. Josko & Sons Alamo stroot aro laco our-
talnsfrom $123 per pattorn und upwards
beautiful patterns of Chinese silk at 40 cents -nn
olegant assortnir.nt ot torchon nnd other
luces; tlno German table linen in sets with
hand-workpd fringed edging; silk grenadlnos.
sateens solid and largo figures; handsome mo-
hair summor suits for ?10 ; whito lawns and
Sw ss dress goods with embroidery to match
and various artlolog too numerous to moutionl
Our patrons and tho publlo uro requested to
call nnd examine theso goods and got prices.
IW-U J. Joans & Sons.
K miU htxt hhitflamttlat $9 DO irortfc J13 60
Sia 60 fami oml"ere 10' formerly solitdt
500 Cheviot Mrtu at SI 25-a yrrat kiiwuIii.
fS.mlue linen ehlrU il M-sofo everywhere at
iSS'u'!'K e'Htai worth SI 25.
OOOuiIfesiIilsntsi a uwH si to
JfihmXti1' mf "me 25 """"
Novelties recelvatcvciv week. Come ami mint
Vbtimel u-Kl. tho Intot ifWIes atul K Mctt
iJemener Tn piece nf our yowls Uncus and
fruK S1W11TS COIiUnVOlVJ: (USTL1CS.
Crocktlt UlocH Alamo J'fewi
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