The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 65, Ed. 1, Saturday, June 16, 1883 Page: 1 of 6
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Henry Clay Conclins Koy Welt
Clear Havana Sublimes Murlas
Lazo Dumas Ln Ilosa Inceptions
Don Quixote Mnyonhd other popu-
lar brands at
BIM IIAUT'fl Jlnln Plaza.
Smokers i Dealers
Save money nt Hart's. "No drum
mars or partners" expenses. Small
profits quick sales rellablo goods.
Tho only exclusive tobacconist lu
SIM llAKT Main I'laza.
The San Antonio Light
Vol. I.-No. 65.
San Antonio Texas Saturday June 15 1883.
Ten Cents a Week
IN ANY QUANTITY AT
EJD. STEVES & SOUSTS'
Yards ut International and Oro tt Northern Hullroad Depot and Galveston Hurrlahnrg and
Sun Antonio rullrond track Unit Commerce Struct.
The best grades always on hand. flso Doors Sash Blinds
Mouldings Shingles Fencing 'Barbed Wire Fence Posts
Newels Stair Rails and Ballusters. Our lumber is of the finest
quality and uriexcclled. We would invite the public to ex
amine before purchasing elsewhere. Ed Steves & Sons.
HUGO & SCHMELTZER
COMMERCE STREET SIN ANTONIO TEX IS
SOLE AGENTS for
W. J. LEMP'S BEER
IHIAUKHT AM) DOUBLE
Ear tlie Safety
Patent Pole Tip i
It Is durable. Novor wears out. It Is oriinmontal. It costs no morotliau 11 (rood
leather trimming. Yoil ciiunot Ret your lines over the end of the polo. If your traces
break your horses pull tlio vohlcla by the Neok Yoko. It takes two feet off tho ond of
tho polo and brings tho Neck Yoko closo to. tho eolliir thereby making tho draft inuoli
lighter on' the team. It novor nets out of cirdor being of very slmplo construction.
The POLE TIP AN I) CLAMP complete llttod to vohlelo $1 GO. Call on
No. lSoledad Street
BUYER and SELLER of WOOL COTTON and LIVE STOCK.
rVf-Rniml.ll attention. thrQllirll Tarn In Imnu
interior of Moxioo and tho United States; and
of goods at Monteroy for tho Interior or Moxioo.
turn uornmn win receive prompt attention tua
Neck Yoke Clamp
II. MATAMOHAS MBX.
C. MIElt MEXICO.
rn fn.M..ln int.inlM In .ml fnlm Ihn
without extra churgo attends to ro-shlptncnt
Correspondence In English Spanish Frenuh
CASH I'UKIIIASE SYSTEM.
Some Interesting Notes on the New t
Kelt System of Clothing tor
Uenta and Youth.
The Advantage to the Customer a
Trailer's Large rurchn.es and
of Caih Payments.
Wiilfnnn lm Innc had thn renutatlon of ho-
nir ho boss rcadv-inario clothier of this city.
Whatever you want in that lino you can get at
his store and In thn various dualities which
suit tho pocVetsof tho purchaser. If you want
n wnolu suit or a siugio garment you can get
It thoro.uood nnd che.p anil what Is of consid-
erable Importauco c.i In such llrst rat style
that would satisfy ov mi the tasto of a fastidious
dude. Of articles for summer woar he has a
fine and well selected stock wnicn is lenny
worth examination. And as for gents furnish
ing goods citizens ran nnt he butter or cheaper
supplied that by Mr. Wolfson's courteous as-
sistants. . .
It is not alone ss a clothlnr tuat Mr vt oirsou
uiirlvnllpil: he stands fn en ou as n house
furnisher: everything In tho furniture line from
an elegant parlor suite to n Aiodost cottage
s II 111) is ouuuname iroin mm iuiu hi prices uini
iiiiibo other denlors to wonder how ho can do It.
Tho stock Is large and Is always receiving od
litions on account or tno large saies maue.
1'hus customers get tho newest designs and
tho goods nro'frosb. Ol'carpots mattings and
nil cloths Wolfson has n lavso stock lu all the
now grados and colors fr m the best manufac-
tories. All articles of bed and table linen are
sold In llrst nihilities and cheap. Ladles will
do well to Inspect tho stock and If they want
10 purchase tnoy will soon sco tuat it is auvan-
lut-eous 10 oral wim lToiison.
Woltson offers nlways tho lowest prices.
Whv. because he buvs 111117017 for cash. Mid
soils for cash. Thus bo secures caib discount
and Incurs no lrss by bud debt. Moreover at
this tlmo no lias made aiivatitageous pur
rhfinps that enablo him to offer to
thn I'ltlzen of Sri n Anionlo such
irnods ns have rarclv been soon In the city and
lit prices that will astonish purchasers. It Is
no trouuio lor .nr. ttousous uieras ui buu
goodi and all cltlzons are cordially luvlted to
examine tho goods and to uncertain tho re
markably low prlco at nieii tnoy are otrerou
The Lower tirade 1'ass n Very Nueeessful
Kxumlnatlon and Are CouipllintmUd
This morning the fourth ilfth uud sixth
grades were examined lu their respective sub-
jects by Miss Polk Miss Flsk Professor Hutu
Judge MTison and Messrs. NIc Tengg and Har-
Tho fourth grade was oxnmlncd-hy Judge
Mason In mathematics the prize being awarded
to Miss Mamie .Moke.
Miss 1'nlk. Miss Flsk and Professor Itote.
after oxamlnlng the Ilfth grade awarded tho
prlzo to Miss Grace Van Dyke. Ten conipetl-
tors fought for this prize and arithmetic was
thn suhlcot 111 which thev contorted. Tho ex
aminers wore well plcaod with tho generally
ratr knowiougoaispiayeu uy tuostuaenis. ana
their opinion was shnrod by Messrs. NIc Tengg
and llardenwcrper tho German examiners.
Tho tollowlngaro the names of those awarded
prizes and honors by tho foregoing ircntlomcn :
(icrman-Fifth grade prize Miss Llzzlo Star-
nahun. Honorable mention. Miss Lulu Uainpbell.
Sixth grado prize MUs Zullcmii Garcia.
Ilouorublo mention Miss Louisa Fcsch.
VIKO ON THIS CAItS.
Au Invulld Kallroml Kmployee Illes Ku
Ituute to Snn Autoulo.
A man named John Healy an employee of
tho Sunset railroad died this morning en
route from Spofford Junction to Columbus.
Justice Adams hold an inquest upon tho de
ceased nt the Sunset dopo. Dr. Lowry being
called said as he had not seen deceased on ar-
rli-nl ho could not state the cause o' death: It
could only bo positively ascertained by it post
niortom examination. M. McGary conduc-
tor. dnDosod to seeing tho man on the train at
Spolford Junction; ho was then sick and on
the way got worse. He died at Uvalde. Thn
conductor ronortcd tho matter to tho chief
officers and brought trie remains to bun Anto-
nio. The deceased appeared to be about 63
yoars at ago. Jjlck certlllcatos were found ou
his body. The Jury ou verdlot declared that
tho doceuscd died on the lGtb day of June 1SK3
at 3 a. ni. In the county of Uvalde on his way
to the company s Hospital at uoiummis unit
that ho died from mil tiral onuses and recom
mended a post mortem examination to tlx pos-
itive causo of death. Hut It is not tho Intcn-
ion or tun autocrines to uoiu an examination
Hold u Mans Meeting uud Decide to Organ
Ue a Union
Tho curpentors held a mooting last night In
Travis park for tho purposo of forming a pro.
tcctlvo org? nlzatlon or union. Mr. H. Ilrud
hotumo was called to tho chulr uud Mr. J. E.
llrcudlng was elected as Treasurer.
Tho Chairman declared that thoy had met
for tho purposo of organizing 'a union for tho
protection of the trade. Mr. Costollo and'oth
ers addressed tho meeting In support of the
formation of a union. Tho burden of their
gpeichcs was that a union was absolutely
for nroteotlou of the men ngulnst tho contract
ors. Hows woro advertising for men all over
tho country while thero wore plonty of men
boro who had no work. The Idea was to
chcapon labor by overstocking: tho labor
At tho conclusion of tho speech many per-
sons omno forward and signed the roll of inem
borehln. and a committee of eight was an-
pointed to select a ball and to arrange for the
The Interesting Kite Cclebruted by Jesse
Oppenlielmer lu the Temple
Many citizens attended the Tcmplo Doth El
this morning to wltnoss the tuterostlng service
of conllrmatlon. Tho continuant was Jesse
Oppenholmor son of Mr. D. Oppcnbolmer. He
olforcd prayor and recited bonodlctlon over
mo xorim. i"en no uuuvurou miuruw omi-
tlng forth the duties and obligations ho had
mat any unuoriaiceii.
At thA elnsn nf thnenremonv llahh I.m
thiil delivered an oloquent and Interesting
sermon on thn text. "Train UD u child 111 the
way he should go and when he Is old ho will
'not denirt from it." Proverts ohantor 23.
during tho porvlcos some very tine miutoai
Ifiiociiqm vt uro pvrwmcu
Item Olemind In the Hotel Corridor
from Various Other Honrcea.
Mr. John A. Uowccs came In from his rancho
Mr. A. W. Hodgert. from Lullnir. is registered
nt tho Monger.
Mr. Oscar Schmidt la In tho cltv oxerclslnir
his vocal powers.
Mr. I.. II. St. John stockbroker of Now
York Is nt the Hord.
Mr. A. II. Solo. roDrssenttng tho Great South
West is visiting the city.
Mr. 1 U'atklns. tho nnnular drummer from
Now Orlenns Is at tho llord.
A. Douglass attorney of Ivorrvltle. Is
domiciled at the Central.
Mr. William Ullsin a largo stock man of San
Marcos Is registered at tbo llord.
Mr. W. II. Firehiiugh a prominent hardware
dealer from Austin is at tho Mcngcr.
Tho Edelweiss Tyroleso concert company ar-
rived yesterday and nro nt the Vance.
Mr. George It. and II. C. Illtios prospectors
from Knnsat aro stopping at tho llord.
Dr. Whltukor of Junction City was lu tho
city yesterday and n guest nt tho Central.
1). G. Franks ranohorn of Menard county
accompanied by his family arc guests at tho
Mr. J. Ilushnell. representing tho II rm of
Cunningham Ilws. Now York is registered at
MUs Annla E. Nowton returned from Austin
yesterday evening whero she has been visiting
irieuas tn past two weeks.
Mr. A. Theakston loft to-dar for Shrevenor.
Lu. whero ho will In future reside llu car-
rlos with him tho best wishes or his many
Colonel Ed A. Pulfrey of Now Oilcans who
was stationed hero 'M ears ago. Is a guest at
thn Maverick nnd 1 .accompanied by U. II.
Krott of the pamo place
Mr. W. Phinnpllv. Woitern Passemrer Aircut
of tho Erlu route and Mr. .1. II. I.udlum or tho
Luko Shorn and Mlchugan Hmitheru route aro
In the city In the interest or their routes.
A SAD ACCIDENT.
Little Walter Lamotte Is Jerked Off the
Street Car and Injured.
Yosterday nftornoou a very sad accident oc
curred by which n llttlo boy aged llvo years.
named Walter Ijuaotte was seriously Injured
It uppears that a nurso girl was sent out with
the Injured boy and two other children to give
them an nlrlng In San Pedto Springs park. The
car was tilled and olio of the children was
placed lnsldo and tno otner two remained on
in'nnnd snddenl v and tho driver hit It with tho
reins causing It to spring forward. Thus tbo
hoy Walter IJimoito was jerueu ou mo plat-
form fell In front of tho car wheel and was
run o er. -Tae Injured hoy was taken to tho
residence or Mr. imn r. snuin ami incro at-
tended. Ho Is seriously Injured and It is feared
Unit hn will dio.
Walter is tne son or .Mr. auu jirs. rrunn u-
tnotlc who resldo on San 1'odro avenue.
Anothor rehearsal of Mascotte took place
last night nt t he Turner hall. Tho untiring ef-
fnriR'nnd xtindv zual of Mpssrs. Howard C
Cook nnd Otto flllgrrsl very commeudablo.
The singing of tho Misses Jones nnd .Mr. To til u
Is very good and It the young ladles nnd gon-
tlcmeil will S'conii ineir insrruciors uuuin uy
learning thoroughly their parti" Maaootto
Will bO 11 UlCCCbS.
Justice Ailum'. Case Setting.
The following cases aro set for trial In Jus
tice Adam's court;
Mnniinv. Juno 18. 1883. John Twohlir vs. J
M. Foster: 1). C. Anderson vs. Q. II. Sllsbr.
Wodncsday Juno a) 1U. W. K. Dobson vs
Saturday Juno zj ias. i.rnst lvover vb
Am. lhl Manteufel.
Monday Juno Si 1883-3 o'clock p. m. Paul
O'llrlen vs. Jamos juurpny ; I'uui o urion vu.
city or ban Antonio.
St. Luko's Chapel Episcopal corner Leona
and .avaua streets : aunuay scnooi at v.uo
and services at 11 a. in. to-morrow. .
Ht. John's Chanel. Eniscoivil. Austin Btrect
Children's uomcu nnd Sunday school at 5:30 p
Kldnr D. Pennington of tho Christian
church will iireuch ovury Sabbath at 11 a. ui
and 8 p. m.. In the Coinmorclal School ball
corner or Houston nun si. .nary a street.
Paluo .Methodist church Solodad street W
J. Voumr nustnr : Suudav sobool nt V:: a. in.
preaching by tbo pastor at 11 a. m and 8 p. in.
Morning subject '"Tho Impertinent Malofuutor
a Uepresentatlve of tho Sinner To-day." Even-
lug subject "Effect of n Man's Faith In Ills
Chara tor" llrst of a series of sermons on the
making of the worm. aii invitou; seats tree
New ICegulation for Travis l'ark.
Mdorman Lockwood has givo notice that at
the next meeting of the City Council bo will
movo tho following resolution t
That Ills Honor the Mayor be and Is here
by dlreotod to prohibit tho use of Travis park
by any party or parties whatever excepting
for tho leir t mate numoscs to which It wnx
originally dedicated and not permit the erec-
tion of tents or booths or tho building of Ilreu.
etc wiinui inoDounasoi iiioetuii'iTavisparic.'
It is siua nil" rcsuiiuiun is sirungiy lavorei;
by tho Council nnd will bo adopted.- Its intent
Is to prohibit preaching meetings festivals
and otner tilings iniitnro regarueaasinrringin
the rights ot citizens not Interostod In suol
Sir. Bolms on the Street Car Aeeldent.
Editor San Antonio Light
Again we havo to record an accident but till j
time of a very serious nature caused by tho
negllgoneo of tbo Street Car company I say
negligence and maintain that suoh It Is. Tho
driver of tho oar Is compelled for tho purpoi
to collect faro to leavo the iinlmnl to Itself.
Tins uuuer no cousiucraiion siiouki uy law
uo aiiowen. wo sneer at tno Imperfect law
and thn execution thereof of our sister renuti
lie. Mexico. Hut It la an established fiiet tlm
tbo laws and executors thereof there provide
iur mo wu'iure nt us innauiiaiug mtlQa Hotter
than wo do. There no street oar onn run nv-
cept tbo car contains n driver and it collector of
fares. The drlvor Is undor (to unusldoratlon
allowed to leavo the hursos or mulos drawing
the ear. Why can this not ho enforrod horo f
Tho authorities should tnki this matter at oneo
In hand and oompol tbo Btroot Cur company to
employ also a oolleotor so that the dr vor can
always havo tho reins In hand and can watch
for and provent acgldent. Let It bo done at
Gives Fro Kxprsslou to her Opinions
Upon the Dudes nnd Mashers
of the City.
She Describes a Notorious Masher and
The Misfortunes ot the Cele-
brated Polish Hand.
On tho Lioiit commissioner's arrival nt thn
Ofllco this morning ho found n delicately
scentod mlsslvo addressed In a lady-llko hantl.
hcu ho opened the lettor which was crossed
and recroMed ho found that it was from Llttlo
1 llrt and that the lady frocly ravo her opinion
of dudes and mashers of her acquaintance. To
aid the distressed lady and for tho boneflt of
thoso ooucorned tho LionT publishes tho
Dear Mr. LtnitT Commissioner:
San Antonio Juno 15. I nm going to trust
OU With u irrlevnnen. nnl t hniu TnZ n..
tectlou noil otliera hi n like predicament you
will publish this letter. U you don't wo-Oiat
Is tho Jolly six will linvo our opinion
of you . and will novcr sneak in
you again so help us Hob I Your
terrible but deserved strlntnrna nn th.
and mashers leads mo to bullsvo that you will
servo us and I do hope that you will. Now.
tliero aro '
rotm youno men
In tho ro';rth ward who glvo us a heap of
trouble and annoy us considerably by making
remarks about us when wo happen to meet
them. They don't speak to us. It Is true but
thoy do worso-ther speak at us In tones that
thoy know we must hear and sometimes malto
very offensive rcmnrks. These fellows for I
can t. call them gentlemen are known as thn
Polish band. 1 bo lender has tho sobriquet of
Papa Anton nnd his followers ro known br
tho follows as Max the Mnshnr. l'r-tt.. ivinii
and Howdlg Theodore or If you like thoo for
short. The last threo aro dudes. Every night
Papa Anton leads his poor deluded followers
nround and after be gets all ho can out or
tbein. hc-ivlseliObserTcs "Doya its time to
turn In." until next night when thoy meet aud
t Is tho mmo thing over ngaln. Tho band
hae recently had trouble. Tiro otbor night
after snondlng tho night with Papa Anton
Mux the Masher cumo home Some say be
"" " ' in any easo ue was awriilly tired
and dldii't undress to go to bed. Hu acted
very eiiuuKeiy iniciieo me servant girl down
the stairs and hugged tho ugly old cook
CALLING HEll HIS IIAULINO;
and having bid. her an affectionate adieu. .
wanted to go to bed In an old well. He would
have dono sn If tlm servant irlri oni i i.i.:
copk bad not restrained him by main foroo nnd
led him gently to his room. Pretty Willie has
roceivca tno grand bounce from his loving
nonsv wonsv. and I. hi..i...
r"ad to relate it was all through . a inlstako.
wueu u inst oauen no was under what Dr.
Monger nolltulvcal sn eehiil im. ir J
hor aunt for her own sweet self and made des-
perate love to tho old lady Just as ho had
flopped on his knees to ask nor to name the
dsy popsy wopsy entered the room The
thero was a sceno I can tell you pretty Willie
made tracks and popsy wopsy swears If ha
evcrcall&l again she will shoot off his loug-
baudylcgs. As forTheo well K
UE KAHKII nADLY.
His pana found him out and llko a prudent
father locked him up In his room but Papa
wi ' K p? imu neipod i in out.
When Thoo came boas ho was bv in
means steady and certain in his
movements Tho servant girl flrod t
him ami In his fright ho fell down stairs skin-
ning his noso nnd putting his eye Into mourn-
lug. These nro bad. but there aro others who
kio uioro or loss troublesome and offensive.
One is n nondescript. That ho Is n would-bo
uiasner is corn n ana lr tue nbsenee of brains
want of intelligence aud resemblance to a
hlttyk monkoy aro essential qualifications for n
dudo ho Is ono of the first wuter. Ho Is. I am
sorry Jo say n nowslmper man In this city but
I won t tell you bis name becauso with all hli
UK 18 FltANK
Hut ho fancies that nvnrv u-iri i. i ....
favorite words stuok on him. nnd wheu he ever
catches ou ho Jiangs like a leach and has to bo
kicked out nioro ho will " got." The ooor
young man means well. The only thing a
he Is awfullr ennnn tml ti. .
able speculation I know of would be to
.u ...... i uij iince unu to sell him at his
own. He is nn awful boro and whenever I got
hnlf a cbanco I do us most others of his ao-
qua ntancos mako a hurrlod retreatjnd thua
avoid an Insipid boro.
PleiiBO continue to go for tho dudes uud
maahcrs. Perhaps If they see how ridiculous
they aro nnd hsvo u moloty of sense. It may
lead to their roformutlon. Wo vlrls want meu
ui uuiimiiui noi urossou monkeys.
More another time from
Yours Little Fliut.
AT THE HOTELS.
WneldoryDCh B"d "n" WebU and brotuor
J. B. Fndlum W. Flaunclly St. Iiuls; F.
Evt rltt. Austin: II. DIetzol Oalveston; J. H.
faoTlwvli'lS: MtaueI "-
L. Frankenholmor Now York; O. A. Couuut
Concho county; G II. Uuck a. 0. Hall 8t.
LoulsiL. F.Dicks II. Kohn Oulvcston; E.A.
Itairoy Now Orleans; 11. W. Noely Toxas; J. tI
Stovul Fort Davis. '
S. S. Whltaker Juiiotlon City; Andrew Fer-
guson llocrae; U. W. arid J. 11. II. Hereon.
Fort Worth) W. K. Jones.Curry'a creek; Hcnrr
'ontS W. II. Franklin llryan? 1). O. VranK
and lamlly Pleasunton; V. A. Douglass Kerr-
vllle; E. P. Scott Ilryan C. 11. lllirirs Willlnm
F.Gill. Austin; d. II. Smith.- IiVmXcs" owa"
11. W. Stewart. Colorado City; J. C. Itussoll.
Memphis Tonn.; E. Pettis La Fallo countyT
J. D. (lulu Now nraunfols; L. A. 8t. John
fJewYork City; Plncknoy Jonos Knglo Pass;
J. J. II. Patterson 8nlile.nl: H H. Tjombnrd'
Maverick county: M. Stokes. New York-J II'
Crosby. Herbert South Carolina; S. GI'rGott;
Midway Alabama: .1. Y. Sinohez Laredo; It
Trevlno Liirodo;J. ll Klncald. Davenport; vl
I uyoe. Gotwales; Mr. Gllson. San Maroos; wl
f. 1l.'V"'f.L(.0"lo'U9 K Aravei..'San.
lllegoi ! Watklns Now Orleans. A. Itoswell
ntiservatlnns tnkon at 5:Ut a. m : Concho
barometer BUM. thcrmohioter 74? StocktoS'
barometer M 87: thermomeJer 72; Viekshurg
harometor 80.ll t'jermomoter 7 GalvostoS
leans baromo'lo? 8u (H. thorim)metor78- Shrivel
port barometer 80 Mtherinnm.
phis Cwnotor. W'irmSmftSriSl"
1 lamTter Ihermomete? 69- IMsmnlrf'
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