The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 50, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 30, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light:
Vol. I -No. 50.
San Antonio Texas Wednesday May 30 1883.
Ten Cents a Week.
Caution to Consumers of Coal Oil.
BSTThis company from this date will uot IllUKllo Insurance Oil and Puro-
llno for the following reasons: Insurance Oil 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 Insurnnco OH and PurollllO from sources where they
could buy cheapest without regard to quality. Insurance Oil is simply
any quality of Water White oil. Consumers havo no guarantee of its Fire
Test or purity. I'urolilio is simpiy any quality of 74 Gasoline. As Gasoline
varies great y in purity consumers should only buy under the proper name of 74 0 GllS-
olino and then be sure the goods are guaranteed by responsible parties. The quality ol
Insurance) OH and Puroliuo 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 1)0 responsible for these brands. Very Respectfully
WATERS PIERCE OIL COMFY.
THE NATION'S DEAD.
The Light Commissioner Fay it Visit to
the Military Cemetery or this
And Desorlbes How the around) Appeared
on Decoration Day and the Year'e
Sorrow for the dead is one of tho finest and
most commcndablo emotions of humanity
and If this Is so Individually it Is all tho more so
by nations when mourning for thoso who
liavo faithfully served their country. This Is
by Deooratlon Day Is commendable. It Is no
Idle custom. It Is simply the means adopted
by tho poople In various part of the country
to deck tho soldiers' tombs with flowers and
Hairs In appreciation of tholr services. In tho
norm tno custom is wen observed. Tho vari-
ous nubllo bodlos narado to thnemnnterr. dir.
ges aro played by tho bunds suitable orations
delivered and the graves are docornted.
IN ANY QUANTITV AT
HITD. STEVES & S03STS'
Vnrds at International and Oreat Northern Ksillroad Depot and Galveston Harrlsburg and
San Antonio railroad track East Commerce) Stroot.
The best grades always on hand. Also Doors Sash Blinds
Mouldings Shingles Fencing Barbed Wire Fence Posts
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
HIRE ME A HALL!
I want to toll about tho DOSS DAKOAINS to bo had at
A. KLLECKT e? GO'S
EaT-Elegant Dress Gingham at "K. 10 and cents.
ESyLangtry Dross Lawns nt 5 cents per ynrd.
35-Lonsdale Blenched Domestic yard wide Sc.
FOREST MILL BLEACHED DOMESTIC yjrV Jo
J. H. MARQUART
Boot & Shoe Manufactory
1STO. 17 SOLEDAD STREET
Opposlto tho courthouse Is whero you can got tho best and neatest UOOT AND SHOE In San
Antonio ior inu icust money.
Employs Only the Best Workmen
And In quality nnd prices defy competition. Always keeps on band a largo stock of
KUAUY jian lu-Airuuisu uuuus or uis own mane wjncn win nosoiu at uottom prices.
' .AXiTL KINDS OF HEPA.IRHSTG
Neatly and promptly dono and satisfaction guaranteed. Give mo a trial.
J. II. MABQUAJRT Proprietor.
CARTER & MULLALY
Funerals Furnished With JIvory Requisite.
Special nttontlon given to forwarding bodies
to nil parts of tho United States tSTTulepbouo
connection. Gulls attended day and night.
Young Slim I
Shako that old suit nnd call on J. Josko &
Sons Alamo stroct and have tlioni lit von out
in ono of those Imndsoino $10 suits. You oan
also got a uioo straw but shirt aud neoktio to
In using Kuplon Oil you not only guard
your family trom accident but also provide
tbo best and most brilliant light that any burn-
ing oil can produce
Houston Stroot noxt to Dr. Horn's residence
Wo hnvo engaged Mr. Alexnnderlutocblof cook
of tbo.MengorHotel. muals at all HO lilts
l' aney and oxtrn aisiicsnt Buort notioo aud
ELEGANT l'RIVATE DINING ROOMS
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
imported wines liquors and cigars always on
tur machinery at Hunt i
d in position In tho shaft
there has been a ireneral flnuth v lit this resnnet.
and until eomo outsiders take active steps to
organize tho ulfalrs no Improvement can be
The Liout con-mlfsloner this morning went
Itttrv cometnrv nnd wild cniirtpmndv
received by Mr. Fltzimtrlck. who Is Hiinorin-
tciidentof tho grounds. Tho gates had been
nowlv painted black relieved bv while and
looked vory pretty. As tho Superintendent
aim 1110 commissioner marcucu on incy
wero faced by u board bearing this Inscription :
In peuce rest.
The hearts that are truo
To tholr country and Ood
To moot at tho last rovelllo."
Then camo to another board Inscrlbod
"On fumo's eternal camping grouud
Their silent tents aro spread
And glory guards with solemn round
The bivouao of tho dead."
On tho right hand was n slmnlo marble mnn
umcnt eroctod to the memory of Jesse tho
Infant son of Major Kress.
On colnir around another hoard nrnRontf.fl
The neighing troop tho Hashing ulado
The bugle a stirring blast ;
Tim charge the dreadful cannonade
The din and shout aro past.
Nor war's wild note nor glory's peal
Shall thrill wltli fierce delight
Thoso breasts that never moro may feel
Tho raptures of tho light.
Noar this board almost below. Is hurled I he
remains of the 137 soldiers removed from Forts
Jticnaruson anu uriiuti.
At nrcscnt the gruves aro onlr marked bv
wooden tablets but marble headstones aro now
ueing worked ior erection over tho irrares.
Proceeding onward they camo to a board
marked bv tho command "In Vmon Itpot nnl
on the other side nearly opposlto to It was
unuiuer uuuru uu wuica was wriiicn;
The mu Hied drum" sad roll has beat
Tbo soldiers lust tutto;
No more on llfo's paradn shall meet
That bravo and faithful few.
Around this wero lines of humblu hend
stones marking tho irrnvos of tbo nrlvnten.
There is a manifest lmnrovcment In t i n nnr.
lion oi uiuKiuuiiii.il uus uecn grnuca ine grass
looks well and the arrangement Is convonlunt
and pleasing. Passing by tho grave of Willie
hossiick nnu rue iniuut euuu or sorgcaut
uroir we rame to mo lastuoaru una in scrip
uuu. uu wuiuu wu8 uiiprupnuiciy luscriuca:
now sleep mo ornve wnosing to rest
Hy all their country's wishes blest ;
when Spring with dewy lingers cold
Returns to ileok their hallowed mold
She there shall deck a sweeter sod
Than Fancy's feet havo ever trod;
ny lairy nanus tneir Knew is rung
tors In all of Its details.
The immense bolstlni
coal mines was nlaced
to-day and In a fow days they will bo hoisting
coal from tho 43 Inch vein.
Miss Hattlo llrrnc. of Sail Antonio now visi
ting mo lamuy
spend tbo sumu
Tim administration of Mr. F. A. Lister as
Superintendent of tho Texas Mexican and
Mexican National Is a big Improvement ovor
thutof the former Siiiiorlntenilrnr. Mr. Fnllpr.
whoso solonmbltlon seemed to bo to make ene-
mies and drive away business while tho pros
cnt Superintendent Is making friends and try
ing to ouuu up uusiness. lie is a pleasant gon-
tleman with nu opcn.'.frank manner to tho pat-
rons of tbo road that Is giving entire satisfac
Not onlv Laredo but nln In Sun
Antonio. dtrcctlv Interested In the
tor encup met is tho problem or successful
manufacturing enterprises at San Antonio.
Why wouldn't It bo a good scheme for some of
our San Antonio canltallsts to tuka a fow
thousand dollars of tho ltio Grande and Pecos
nouns. They nro 30-ycur bonds bearing 0 pot
covering as security 'all railroad nrouerty and
tho coal lands nt tha low rato ot 210000 per
uniB nun jauiu wiiu ilia iniru ran over ill
miles of road now completed anil received and
.710.000 of bonds reudv for dollvnrv.
The Laredo boys have received u charter for
n llro company and will now olfer tbo City
uouncu an opportunity to display their enter.
Uy forms unseen their dlrire is sung;
.mere nonoricoines a pilgrim gray
To bless tho turf that wrnps thelrciay
And Freedom shall awhile rcnnlr
And dwell a weeping Hermit there.
Since last Decoration Dav thorn lmvn hrnn m
funerals from the post. Among tho now gruves
were moso oi l.ieuionaiu iicwitt wnoso ro-
mantlo marrlago with Miss lllunton llumnn
will bo remembered and what had linn thn
gravo ot auss small wuoseiromulns havo boen
sn DDeu to mo Aorin.
So far as can bo learned thero will bo no
odlclal ceremony In the military cemetory but
old oomrados and young hands will decorato
tho craves of their departed friends. as nnnin
'iho nnnearnneo ot tho oomotery rellocted
great credit upon the tasto and ability
in inu BupuriiiiuimciiL. r.veryiiung looiceu
clean nnd orderly and formed a marked con
trast tho city comotory whoro nil Is chaotic In
character discreuitubio in condition.
"GIFF" BOOMS LAREDO.
lie Gives the City Council Some Free
Advice Other Interesting Items
Laredo Texas May 29. Now that Laredo
is soon to put on city airs with water works
gasworks telophono exohango and a strcot
railway tbero Is a golden opportunity for
Mayor Sanchez and tho City Council to display
a stroke of enterprise that will rocelvo the ap-
nroval nnd admiration not only of tho present
population uui oi generations to ioiiow u
inu inauguration oi some scnomo dv wine
they can plant tholr numerous plazas and nrln
clpul residence streets with sliade trees. Lot
them oiler a nremlum to tho tho owner nf nnv
lot that will show the best growth of one two
or three year old shudo trees dating from July
i loo ur inu uuuucu mignt purennse say
5000 desirable Bhade trees aud after
nlantinir their narks nrosent the bulancn
to citizens who would agree to take proper care
oi inuni. jy generui move oi mis kiuu wouiu
In u few yenrs cover up Laredo s only dls-advantaco.
Again the Council could display another
sirouic oi enterprise mat wouiu grcauy na-
vaneo the lntorests of tho city by subscribing
for 110000 or $20000 worth of tho ltio Grande
and Pecos railway bonds. Tuts road can and
will do more for Laredo than all others and us
yet It bus not hud oven a word of encourage
ment irom tno uuy uouncu. xno nouns aro
good and safe Investment evorvthlnir to col
and nothing to lose for Laredo. Of course tho
old mossbuuk property owners will kick llko
flrovcrnmcilt mules ut tha lntitliriinitlmi nf nnv
Improvements that will pull money out of
their pockets but I know that Mayor Sanchez
bus tho moral courago to act for too Interests
oi j.areoo a luturo prosperity nnu wnuo inu
"mossbacks" may kick at tho time In tho near
future thoy will strongly upprovo of his ad-
Is Laredo going to let San Antonio get ahead
of them In tho establishment of a woolen mill
when Webb county produces ovor 2000000
pouuus ui wnoi unuuauy i
and ladder outllt.
Items Gleaned In tho Hotel Corridors nnd
from Various Other Sources.
Mr. and Mrs. Oaklov. from Kerrvlllo. aro at
.Mrs. euppingion s.
Mr. A. O. Cooloy sheep man of Fredericks
burr Is at tho St. Leonard.
Mr. W. II. Hnnnoll. SherlH of Gonzales. Is
rcgisterea at tno ot. ieonaru.
Mr. Mao Stuart cattle mnn nf roll In pntmtv.
is registoreu at mo lenirni.
Mr. John Humidities lama tlienn man nf
ijuuiu juu uruuue is ut too iioru. i
Mr. P. Gurza. merchant and gbconmaii from
Guorrn Is registered ut the Hord.
Messrs. Ellison nromlnunt stnnkmon nf Snn
Murcos are staying nt the Central.
Mr. C. L. Wilson miinufacliircr nf thn llnrk.
eyo mowing nmclilno Is staying at tho Hord.
Mr. T. P. McManus Is hero on covermnnnt
business from Washington. Ho stays at tho
Percy Klnir. of Iloerne. is in (own lnnklnir
after cuttle for his uowly-ucqulrod rauche In
Mr. nnd Mrs. Burgess of Lnko county Cali-
fornia residing ut tno Contrul aro here with a
view to locating m western Texas.
Mr. L. Lonirlev. rcrnesentlnir thn firm nf
Sbafus Swurtz & Co. boot and shoo manufac-
turers of St. Louis Is resting at tho Hord.
Dr. II. M. Graves an old citizen of Luvernla.
Is on his way to Colotndo City to locato thero
permanently. He Is Btaylng at the Centrul.
Messrs. S. nnd M. Villareal. accompanied bv
their Bister large sheep and ruttlu men of
Hoznlos Mexico aro registered at the Hord
Cuotuln and Mrs. Thoinnson. from St. Lntila.
are stopping ut Mrs. Supplngtou's boardlug-
housc. They Intend to resldo permanently In
THE KILLING OF DANIELS
Tho Murderer Still nt Largo Several Al-
ooinpllces are Arrested for
Further details of the killing ot Henry Dan
iels In Austlu aro now to hand from which It
appears that ut the tlmo (3 a. in. Sunday) Dan
iels was killed bo hud bis urm round his wlfo's
neck nnd tho shot wus tired so closo as to
powder-burn tho fuco of his wife. Tho ball
entered his right sldo passed through his
heart and lodged In his left arm. Thero woro
several porsons present at tho snooting viz.:
Hill Curzlno or Kcrzlne alias Johnson Woods
Davis Hud Denmark otherwise Denmark
calored'men. They have all been arrested' ex
cept jonnson or uurziiie.who is still nt liberty.
Mrs. Daniels says t hut Johnson llrod tbo fatal
snot ana tno arrcstea persons muko tbo same
statement. Tho accused add that thoy wero
all on tbo way to Clarksvluo whon they passed
Daniels' house: thov saw Daniels with a iron.
and then Johnson drew his pistol and llrcd.
They further state that thero was an old loud
between Daniels and Johnson on account of
.Mrs. Daniels. At tno inquest a verdict of mur-
der was rendered and tho prisoners woro ar-
rcstud on Jllclire Tcirner's warrant. Thn rn.
mains of Daniels wore brought to San Antonio
DEATH OF ANNIS AUGUIt.
Youth nnd llenuty Iteleased From Sick
ness Find Rest In tho Grave.
The Liout regrets to anuouueo the death of
Miss Auuis Augur daughter of General and
Mrs. C. C. Augur who died this morning at 0
aged 18 years and six months.
Miss Augur was an estimable lady.buddlmr in
to what promised to bo n glorious womanhood.
Posseiwid of u pleasant faco nnd nlcaslnir form.
sbe had many loving attributes that won tho
esteem of bor many lrlends by whom sho was
deoply loved. She has boen In a serious condi-
tion for somo time but thcro were hopes tbat
she would recover. Thoso hopes unfortunate-
ly have not been rcallzod. To General and
Mrs. Augur the blow Is a sad one und tbo
LianT tenders Its hearty sympathy to them In
their bereavement ussurlng them that they
command tho svinnnthv of tho cninmunltv.
Tho funeral will take place from tho houso
at 4 p. m. to-morrow Thursday.
The Collector Is busily engaged In Issuing
dog licenses. It will be well for all to nroenre
licenses before noxt Monday whon nil dogs
found without a license will bo speedily put to
death. Cruel but nocossary as a warning to
many who though well enough off are too
iazy to come lorwaru una pay.
A SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY.
A New nnd Most Important Theory an Ono
or the Most Vital Questions
of the Day.
If anyone had Informed Ouccn Elizabeth In
her palmiest days that she could havo beon
seated In her palace In London aud conversed
with Sir Walter lUlolgli In his North Carolina
homo; receiving a reply from him within an
hour's tlmo Bho would have deolarod It to bo
umlraole. And yet had thoy llvod in the
presout day this apparent mlraclo would
most roadlly havo boen witnessed and not
seem at all strange or unnatural. Tho truth
is now principles aro coming Into existence
nnd tho operation of many laws unknown In
tho past Is being fully understood In the
present. In no way docs this faetcoino more
lorcibly to the mind than In tho caro and treat
ment ui tue numan uouy. Millions or peo-
ple havo died In past ages from eomo lnslg-
nlllcloutor easily controlled cnuso which Is
thoroughly undendood now and readily
handled. Consumption during tho ontlro past
bus been considered nu Incurable disease. And
yet It Is demonstrated that It has been and can
o cureu oven uuer it lias had a long run. Dr.
I ellx Oswald has Inst cntitrllmii.! nnmhiu
article on this subjoot to the Popular Science
.luiiiiiij. nu rcgurus consumption as pui-
inonury scrofula. The Impurities of tho blood
produce a constant Irritation in tbo lungs thus
dosttoylng their dolicato tissues and causing
deuth. Ills theory shows conclusively that
consumption is a blood disease. It has Its
origin primarily In a deranged condition of tho
Kiuneysor liver tno only two organs of tho
body aside from the lungs that purify tho
blood. Wheu tbe kidneys or liver are diseased
thoy aro In a sore or lacerated state which
communlcatos poison to cvory ounce of blood
that passes through them. This poisonous
blood circulates through thoBystemand comes
causing decomposition in the fliioly formed"
cells of the lungs. Any diseased part of tha body
has contaminating power and yet tho blood
nriiivu jo uiu mo ui iuo system is urougnt into
direct contact with theso poisoned organs
thus carrying contagion to all parts ut tho
body lllsliop Jesso T. Heck D. D LL. D.
whose death has beon so recently regretted Is
reported to havo died of pneumonia which
medical authorities nfUru) Indicates a diseased
condition of tho kidneys. It Is well known
moreover that for soveral years ho has been
inu vicuiu in scvero Kiunoy trouble and tho
pneumonia which tlnallytorminatcd bis IHo was
only the last result of tbo previous blood pois-
oning. Tho deadly matter which Is loft In tho
lungs uy iuo impure oioou clogs up and llnally
chokes tho patient. Wheu this Is accomplished
rapidly It Is called pneumonia or quick con-
sumption; when slowly consumption but In
any event It is the result ot Impure blood
caused by diseased klduoys and liver.
Theso arc facts of science and vouched for by
all tho leading physicians of the day. Thoy
show tho desirability nay tho necessity or
keeping these most Important oriraus In perfect
condition not only to Insure health but also to
escupo death. It bus been fully shown to the
satisfaction of nearly evory unprejudiced
mind that Warnor's Sato Kidney aud Ltvor
Curo Is tho only known remedy that can euro
und keep In health tho great blood-purifying
organs of tho body. It acts directly upon theso
lumuuuiB jiuunuK nu iiicftrs wnicn may nave
formed In them aud placing them In a condi-
tion to purify and not poison tho blood. This is
no Idlo statoinont or false thoory. Mr. W. C.
llcach foreman of tho liuilalo (N. Y.) ltubber
type foundry was given up to do by both phy-
sicians und friends. For four years ho had a
terrible cough accompanied by night swoats
chills und all tbo well-known symptoms. Ho
spent a season South and found no roller. He
says: "I llnally concluded to try Warnor's
oaio cure anu in tnreo months I gained 20
fiounds reoovored my lost enorgy and my
loalth was rully restored." Tho list could bo
prolonged Indefinitely but enough has boen
said to prove to cvory sufferer from pulmo-
nic troublos that thore is no roason to bo dls-
euuiuBeu ui iuu iest anu mat ueaun can bo
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS EOILED DOWN.
HOIIfiTflNIlNS havn ulffltfM ta .It.. .1
building ot tbo new exchange.
lOrtT WonTlI is diiatinnlntnil In nnt .rttl..
brunch of tho lunutlo asylum.
London. Enorland. Mv so Tin n.ix.i.
sloop or war Dragon has left Adon for Madagascar.
VAWAItAISO. Mar M. In thn ... r
uulmbo between Spanish sailors and Chilians
two Chilians wero killed.
Washington May 29.-Thoro is no nows
from General Crook at thn Wn i.i.im..t
Officials aro disposed to accept no nows us irood
IlAVIlE. Mav 28. MoDormnt. frn.(l..
moutloued during the Inquiry nt Cork Into
York conspiracy has sailed to New
LIMA. May 23. General Gnrnln rnnn.i. tl.o
pn tho 2d Inst ho drovo Genornl Carorcs and
his forces from Larsa and ho now occupies
J. 15. CnuM yesterday at Fort Worth ob-
tained Judginont against 8. Jaoobs llerubeiin
le Co. of Galveston for $9000 for attaching
stock without causo.
Pahis France May 29 Tho llro In tho ware-
house of Decker & Mat makers or agri-
cultural implements hore who also have
un establishment in America caused a dam-
ago ot $3000000 rrancs. Several porsons wero
Duulin May 29. Letters sent to tbo Queen
by tbo mother or Mlchuel Eagan who was
hanged yostorday for the Pbcunlx park mur-
ders protesting tbo lnnoccnco of bor sou woro
referred to Earl Spencer Lord Lieutenant
who however rofused to Interfere.
l'Aius France Muy 29. The Suoz Canal
company und tho Hrltlsh Government havo
arrived atan understanding In regard to tha
construction ot the seooud canal across tha
Isthmus. Arrangements must rocelvo the ap-
proval of share holdors of tho company boforo
It can bo carried out.
Chicago May 29. Tho movement which has
been organized to hold a mass meeting ot Irish
Catholics In this city to protest against tbo
Folio's bull rotative to participation by tho
bishops and olorgy In tho Parncll testimonial
fund Is causlnsr somo stir. A mooting will bo
held Tuesday noxt to decide whether a mass
meeting will be hold.
July and August at tholr llockport homo on
Tbe semi-annual meeting of American rail-
why superintendents was hold in this city this
-San Antonio Commandcrv No. 7. Knight " ""'S: '."B?? w.or in attond-
Templar uro going to Austin noxt SatuFday nfreo naiset to
for the purpose of paying a visit to Colorado wuv coimmnfes & mt JSnrtnt
Commandory No.t.AIl Sir Knights who coutom- rhu ran ventlon ann!?! "" iL rotrl5.teiK
bcrbre Friday o'venl L" i0.? "f a"iudJ0Un'1
Moscow May 29. Tho Emperor and Empress
. u"jtuiuiions to-uay irom civil and
plato going with tliocommatider;
to nana in then names t
corder or tho comuiandory
Paris Franco May 29 Tho Temps estl-
mates the number or troops to bo sent to Ton-1 military ofllolals. The Mayor nnd nobllTtv
irom yocuin ynina at eajj. xuis Lord Wollsoly representative of the Mrltlal
quin atoiico iruiii vyouin uuina at liuu. xnis . i.oru wollsolv. ronresentativa nf thn )i-iii..i;
will eimblp General Bouet to mulntnln bis posl- uriny and General Von Warder German mlU-
tU" ut .I!1."11 uilta i'i8 nrrli;al ot tbo ioTeo Uiry nvoy. nttonded the reception. Monsleg-
whlch will bo sent out from France. Tho lat- nor Vannutel Jmpol nuncio was prosouted to
Judge E. F. Hull will lcavo In n fow days to lOthofJuly. Two thousand troop embatkecl Its Gorman Ambassudor gave a banfiuot tn
enter on Ms duty asonoot the oommHtee to at Toulon v H XheQermau Vrluoes tlita ovenlosrT Mu lwot t0
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