The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 69, Ed. 1, Thursday, June 21, 1883 Page: 2 of 4
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TIIlTKiDAY JUNi: ttl 1883.
Thk Corpus Christi Critic enters a manly
appeal for justice to Was.on. That is all we
Tils Marshal Messenger reprints the
LIGHT editorial on the Denison scandal and
fails to give it credit.
Jamks Taylor Jonks nominated for the
First Congressional District of Alabama and
certain to be elected is called "a most out-
spoken freetrader" What is a most out-
A STRIKINGLY disgusting case of misce-
genation at Reading Pa. in which a girl of
16 married (?) a black and burley African is
oing the round of the papers garnished for
attractive retding to the young and emotional.
Now we believe an incident so unnatural
should be stated without suppressing anything
revolting in it or adding to it a word that
would weaken the sentiment it ins'pires if in-
deed it should be mentioned at all. What a
gigantic factor is the little type in producing
eTects that are never thought of or at any rate
A special in the New Orleans Picayune ol
the J6th instant says :
News has Just been received from Asia that
Hlioderio Jackson nnd (leorjru Clark weroplay.
tag 11 friendly same of cards when u dispute
nroso ' and Jackson drew bis pistol uud tired
four shots Into the body of Clark killing I1I111
This has so little of the oriental style in it
and so much of the American that the reader
will not Be supprised to learn that the dis-
patch is dated at Houston and that the Asia
referred to is not one of the four quarters of
the globe but a small town in Texas. We
doubt if friendly games of cards are played in
that way on any continent but this.
The detailed accounts of the celebration of
Garibaldi's birthday as furnished by Euro-
pean exchanges is indeed interesting. Among
other things a grand national monument to
the liberator ol Italy was arranged to be
erect 'd in Rome aye in that Rome which lie
yearned so long to free from papal thraldom.
To this the I'alian Government alone contri-
buted about $6000:0 and the monument will
be fitting to the grandeur and importance of the
noble struggle which Garibaldi boldly complet-
ed. At Stafford House St. James London
the residence of the Duke of Sutherland where
the Duke received Garibaldi when he visited
that cily and where the writer first grasped the
hand of the hero the Italians of England
erected a fine marble bust commemorative of
the Duke's hospitality to Garibaldi in 1864.
This was a fitting recognition to the great
hero but he lives in history and his best and
most noble monument is the work he accom-
plished wmit or khiiii.
I ft!. Scliusso. h. OrvnBkl. or A. Dreles. rirnir-
(rliiig do not succeed It Is not for the want of
lulth. Thoy tiuvo such faith In Dr. Ilosanko's
Cough and '.unir Syrup as ureiuuuy forCouphs
Colds Consumption uud I.udr Aileetlons Hint
ilioy will itlvo u trial bottlo trco to each mid
ovnrv ono who li lu need of u medicine ot this
SUIICH.VNT MVJ(N AND HIS MIY9TUK. I
Public justice is of many varieties. All are
captivating. We do not at this moment
recall any cases more beautiful than that of
Sergeant Mason. The Sergcnt was tried by
court martial for his unsuccessful effort to
save the Government the enormous cost of
strangling Guiteau. He had $12 a month
and rations on which he supported "Betty
and the" baby." This was not enticing to
lawyers. Hut subscriptions were just begin
ing for Uetty and the baby. Shyter lligelow
has a sharp nostril and snuffing a fee afar off
seems in sort to have appeared for Mason.
Ilefore a mechanic is legally entitled to pay
for his work he must show that it is done in
a workmanlike manner. He will be turned
out of court in the absence of such proof
when called for. Hut it is not so with the
shyster A shyster may do his work any way
or not do it -at all or know
how to do 'it nnd recover all the
same. It has been Co with' Shyster Higelow
He did not do his work nor know how to do
it nor apparently to think of doing it. Scr
geant Maion was tried by court martial
found guilty of something and sentencrd to
eight years imprisonment in the penitentiary
That Shyster Higelow appeared for Sergeant
Mason before that court was not commonly
known but the record attests the fact. After
sentence and execution the Judge Advocate
who had proseculcd .represented to the Pres
ident that by the Article of War Sergeant
Mason could not be tried by court martial.
A specific article which he cited by its 11 u 111
ber provided that the army .must be in actual
service under war regulations aod that
hence the Sergeant had been convicted
by an incompetent tribunal. Of course
his sentence is of no legal effect. Hut
the civil court could not interfere
and declare it so. It was exclusively the
province of the President as we understood
it tho Commander-in-Chief of the army.
The President for some inscrutable reason
has not performed this act of duty and ol jus-
tice has not given Sergeant M son his liberty
has not given him back his good name which
could not be filched from him by an incom-
petent tribunal. An incompetent court can
not make convicts. We regret thit not on
account of the Masons only but on President
Arthur's account. It is a grave wrong which
only he can remedy and much of which is
now beyond remedy and calls for .recom
pense at the hands of the Government.
Hut if Mason had counsel before the court
martial how came he to be condemned ? Did
not counsel put in a plea to the jurisdiction
and submit the articles of war which would at
once have satisfied the court composed only
ol honorable gentlemen and soldiers that it
was without jurisdiction when Sergeant
Mason-would immediately have gone home
to Hetty and the baby J No the Sergeant
had no counsel j he had Syster Higelow and
Shyster Higelow had capacious nostrils rather
than a capacious mind. Seeing through those
long summer days the subscriptions for
Hetty and the baby swell to blinding propor
tions he scented a fee and at once occupied
himself so to speak dialling his cue. Final-
ly he came down lik: the proverbial hawk on
the June bug And what he came down upon
was the subscription-fund of Hetty and the baby
Paragraphists laughed at bhyster Higelow
They punched hlnVmetaphorically in the ribs
twirled ideal digits at the extremity of imag-
inary nasal members in derision of the shyster.
Hut the laugh is now on the other side of the
paragraphists' mouths. In fact it is the shys-
ter's laugh. He has found another shyster
who has restrained Betty and the baby from
withdrawing their money or any of it from
the bank till they shall have paid Shyster
Higelow his fee. Hut we hope the people
who furnished the fund will take the matter
up and see if it can be so diverted by this
pair of shysters. It is certainly a beautiful
spectacle 01 puouc jusuce 11115 01 seeing
Shyster Higelow take from the mother and
child the means of living in consideration of
having by his incapacity caused them the
loss ol father and husband.
We notice that Stephen W. Dorsey has ad-
dressed a smart nud characteristic letter to
General Martin his successor in the Secreta
ryship of the National Republican committee
in which the great Star route exempt presents
himself anew in the light of the great iuan of
the Republican party. That Mr. Dorsey will
find it very difficult to obtain any recognition
from the Republican party or from any rea-
sonably respectable man in it ought to be
evident to him from the incident which he
himself relates in a passage of his letter to-
wit: That a "miserable and con ardly assault"
had been made upon him at the last meeting
of the committee and -not one among the 40
.members present had the courage or man-
hood to present it." Mr. Dorsey should be
able to realize that something vastly different
from courage and manhood was needed for
his defense in that or any assembly denotes
plainly enough for even him to understand
what his standing in the National committee
was and is for tlie ridiculous farce of the
Star route trial has not changed it and
he will find it the same elsewhere. It is not
; worth while for the great acquitted to surfeit
the papers with letters and speeches about
himself and his dead past. It and he are
T Itliodc & V II. Ilenrke
Manufacturers of all kinds of IIAHItRU
Ol'I'UEiS CISTERNS A SPECIALTY.
Prompt ntteutlon to orders. Address Box 0
J. II. FIIKNCll.
J. II. FRENCH' & CO.
(Successors to Ooo. Y. Caldwell.)
JJilU 11U1U1U I1UU1I1UI
273 Commerce Street
SAN ANTONIO - 4-o-.1m - TEXAS.
(GOULD k CO.'H.)
Royal Havana Lottery.
Juno Mil 1883.
Number for XumbprPrlze for PrizQ
With 2K) additional prizes.
Only 23.000 Tickets. 1204 Frizes.
I nutiltul Prlzo! S 0.0O)
I " " 2500
1 " 1000
1 " " 600
2 Prizes &2.V) each MO
20 " M " 1000
a " 10 " 2o
2 Approximations to 1st prize $100
2 Approximations to 2nd prize 5M)
each ........... 100
2 Approximations to 3d prize S25
each i...- 60
071 1'rlzenas above bclntr the full num-
ber In the Itoyul llitvniui uud
230 Additional l'rlzes of $5 each to tho
!0 tickets havlutr uscudlntr num-
bers the two terminal units of tho
number drawing tho Capital l'rlzo
of $0000 1160
1201 Prizes umountlnif In l.S.fJold to..g
TlckoU 82.00 - - Iliilveii HI. 110.
Tho Itoyal Havana official list decides every
prize. Subject to no manipulation not con-
trolled by tho purtlo m intcreet honestly
unlimited It Is tho fairest snuarest and best
tblnir that could be conceived. .
Seo that tho namo GOULD ic CO. Is on the
ticket. Nono others nro genuine
AMiVUIZES PAID ON PRESENTATION.
l'or Information und particulars address or
apply to o. ..; -.t. t-
. 1212 Hroudway Now York City.
08 East Ituudoiidi Street Chlciiiro 111.
Or W. W. WAliLINO.
Na. 3 Went Cnmmorro Street und
No. t) Alamo J'luzu Kan Antonio.
Time Card lu Take Kllt'd June 10.
I.'nvo Snn Antonio bound North nt "M .
m. and 12:1.1 p. sit. Arrlve-3:15 p. m. and 8
p. m. Lcavu for Laredo 0 p. in. arrive from
Laredo 7 :15 a. in.
Truln leuvlnir San Antonio 7:1.1 a. in. lias
Pullmai Pnlaeo ear to (Inlveton via Austin
and Pullman Hotel car to yt. l.oule. Train
leiivliiir wun Antonio at i:r p. in. lias riiitinau
Palace Hlerplnir ear to Texurkuna via PuIch.
tine where elnse connection is made with
oxprewt truln for St. Louis.
CLOSE CONNECTIONS !
at Little Hock for tho Southeast and in the
Union depot St. Louis with express trains
lu all directions.
to all places of Summer K.'sort In tho North
Hast. Southeast and West irood until October
31 for return nro now on 6alo at low rates.
For tickets rates time cards or nnv Infor
mation anoly to . I. 8. LANDItV. TloKet Clerk.
201 Coniiniiree street Sail Antonio T-x. II. P.
iiiiKiies I'lis-sciiircr Air-'iit Houston 'jex. h.
W. McCiillouirh. A.O. P. und T. Airent. Mar
shall Toxas; H. C Townivml (1. P. A. St.
ioui .mo.: ii. 31. iioxie iiurci vico-rrcsmont
St. Louis Mn.
1M POH.TA.1ST T
Concrete nnd (icucral Builders
firu prcparcil to erect concrete buildings and
feiico walls with their now patent machinery.
Concrete teneu walls are the cheapest and mo6l
durable there neintr no puiniinir required and
lu not decay Outldu plain nud ornamental
ccmcntlnir by -which old bulldlnirs arc mado
iinw a specially. Estimates furnished for tho
nhovo also for tho construction nt cement
sidewalks &o. Address. Yeo & Wltchell P. O
Uqx W3 tiuu Antonio. 8-9-tt
KEEP lilt ME I ALAMO MUSIC HOUSE BULLETIN
Prices- First-class Kimball Organs
Pianos from $100 to $700
E. C. EVERETT &
SIMMANG & HAMPBL'S
Postoffice Exchange Restaurant.
FIIUSH FISH 0VSTEUS SUIiniP CKAIIS AX1 GA1II3
Always on hand and served In llrst-class stylo.
reasonable rates. OPEN DAY AND NIUIIT.
S0ULE & WILLIAMS
PAINTS OILS GLASS ETC.
Sole Agents for the Celebrated Averlll Heady-Mixed Paint.
Paper. Hangings in Every Variety.
272 Commerce Street San Antonio Texas.
fcfet GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Sfptil'S 1MMIUCE FltUIT FLOUK ETC. .
I Drink Milwaukee So' Afutl for Western Texas und Mexico of Cream City llrewInK Corn-
Cream lleer. pany's Export llottlod Heor Milwaukee.
UUYEit and SULLKU of WOOL C0TT0X and LIVE STOCK.
fST'Spcclal attention through I.ureilo bouse to forwarding merchandise to nnd from tho
Interior of Mexico und tho United States; and without extra charge nttends to re-shipment
of Koods at Monterey for the interior of Moxico. Correspondence in English Spanish French
mil nnriimn will reeelvo prompt attention. Til
That I.. J. Wcneo of 2.1) Houston street is
now prcpaied to furnish the best uud hurjest-
In tho city In his Ice-cream parlor or by the
F. Groos & Co.
BAN K E RS :
aiitt Dealers in Exchange
llorsen fed by the day week or month. Saddh
lorcei. carrines aad bnielrtcan be ordered at ill
SI Ilium street opposite Meiurcr liylol.
Will fumlih Wooden and Metallic Banal Ciuet anc
Caskets. Heariet and Canlgies at all times Offio
open day and night Televaoa connections will
hli gffieau pt$.tf
Oood board by tho day wek or month at
SAN ANTONIO TEXAS
II. MATA.MOItAS M EX.
O. Mll'.lt MEXICO.
LIVE STOCK EXCHANGE
And "General Commission Dealer.
Sun Aulouio Tcxns.
DEVINE & SMITH
UN ANTONIO .' TEXAS
tlfOBco; Rooms t and 8 Dtvino
j Ilulldlng SoleJaJ ttigtf-t!
SAM C. BENNETT"
Wholesale and Hot all Doaler In
PINIJ WIRES LIQUORS
Clfrars and Tpbacoo Particular attention
Bivon to roeolviilK and solllntr Wool for my
MJBVk!Citteett0re n COrnr 0t Mtt'n plRIa 8n
IN DIA !"
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