The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 220, Ed. 1, Friday, December 14, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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JUDGE FOR YOURSELVES.
San Antonio Lierht
The trreatitt excitement In Ban
Antonio Competitor won-
der at my low neuron.
Date of Dnrliam Parity 5c Bag
Ocm clmtrMU-s Lono Fl'h-
rrmaii. Our lloya cigarette. 60.
'ckBiro. lmlmrtfMl rtiranat iloinca-
tlu prices. HIM 1IA1IT Main plara.
SeeWhat Ready Cash Will Bny
Mr prices nro atunncra
Head Judgo for youmclve.
run. 11 ao ic? iimgkaiik
l IIA(1 fOCall'ACKAUi:
l'urlty. tluko of Durham
uam.LonoFlahcrman Our lloya.
StM HAltT . . MAIX I'LAZA.
Vol. III. No. 220.
LOOK AT THESE PRICES.
Como and Inspect the liurgains.
To those contcinpiatlnir piirchiuet lor Christmas wu would aay
San Antonio Texas Friday December 14 1883.
Conic Buy Kei'ore All is Sold.
ur objoct la to clow out tluno linen entirely to enalilo our Intontlou of pursulnir tlio bushiesa
nr Ull.tsnill' .il r mm-nnnni ncnt inm.. ... .....
........ bAbiiuon r.ui. ..oaeinua. no Hacking-out.
THEY MUST GO!
iS M:A."STER. eSs SON".
SUk.s and Volv.'.s.'
Donets &Guiiiel'sbitiiil fl 25 itiliicvd totiOc
Extra quality allka $1 ill reduced to SI 2".
BupercxtraillkatS SS reduced to St 01 '
Fine drcoa velveteen nil 70a
Finedreaa rclvotaSt "3 reduced to Si M
Flno drctf brocade $' rr. reduced to Wo
Our all wool Wo qtm'lty tor 88c
.Ourall wool Mo quality forsZc
Our all wool 70o quality for&Tio
Our all wool Ko quality for Mo
Our all wool OUo aualltv forTOc
Ourall wool'$l DO quality for Die
Ourall wool $1 40 quality for SI 10
Bhoodali solids all wool 40 Incli wort b ?5c. re-
duced to Wo
Shoodah solid all wool. 40 Inch worth Wio re-
duced to 63c
'Flannels and "Woolens.
Flno valuo 23o good for 18c
Flno valuo 3"kj irnod for iio
Fine valuo 45o rood for Xw
Fine valuo (So irooda for Ko
Fine valuo 85o Koods for 70j
Flno valuo JlioodafordOo
Including California Shaker lmorted medi-
cated etc. etc
I TowuIh and Table Litmus.
Onp Ir.l lie reduced to IOj
Ono lot itiu redund to 15Ke
One lot HAui educed to 20c
Herman dinmk ftki reduced to Urto
(lennau damask "Uo reduced to'SOe
German datnusk H0i rvduied to :oo
German damask SI ZSrclucod toliSo
Till la an oleirant opportunity fur le.ituu-
ranteuraaud botel iuiii.
Curtain palraSl Mrcdueid to Wo
Curtain Dulra 2 (10 rixlim.1 in i 41
Curtain palra SJ 50 reduced to SI 83
Curtain palra ft 00 reduced to $a to
Curtain pair SO 50 reduced to ST 00
Yard curtalnlnir LTo rpJiiiii m
Yard ourtalnlnit 35o reduced to 25c
vam curtalnlnir 40o reduced to Due
Yard curtalnlnir 50o redund
Yard curtalnlnif 05o reduced to 62o
km curtalnlnir 85o reducod to 05o
Yard curtaining SI to reduced to B.'o
Yard curtilnlwr SI 33 ledueod to SI 00
Napkins all linen pcrdoz Wo reduced toMo
Napkin all linen per doi $1 w reduced to Ko
Napkin. nil linen per dna SI 2.3 reduced to IXJo
Npk lis a III uen doxSl 60 reduced to SI 10
Napklin all linen doz S3 IX) reduced to SI 50
Domestic Marseille Quilts.
Oullta SI (10 reduced to T5o
uuilta SI 2.3 reduced to Wo
Unlit $3 to roduovl to 1 en
iuui. . w rviuctxi 10 2 w
0LFICERS 0FTHE SENATE ELECTED BY
Ten Cents a Week
Dakota Justice Prank James -0'Don.
nell JurorsA M M.kr
G-JRA.TSTJD 0L0A;K SCKTinXOJiJ.
On our already uroatly reduced prices a further dlaocunt of 10 per cent.
Fiuo Millinery Goods Lower Than Eastern Prices.
imumnu m o. 01 mho
COMMKIICK HTItKirra 5 yy mCOSIMKIICK STIll'lIT
COMMEItCi: STltliliTtauoJlMEltCiJ STIUiUT
Niw Vom December 13 The divorced
wireofei-SenitorChrlitiancyU dead a vic-
tim to the chloral habit. She hai been iniane
lor some time pait.
Kansas City. December u v.rt.
jamei wai released on $3000 ball this after-
minl: C"M" sh"" Gallatin in
Salt Lake. December 12 It l. mmn..j
that the Mormon prinlhood in order to pro-
iorc tncir own rule will tecretly Inittuct the
MlLWAUKEC December n.l. n'nm
a Waukeiha agent for the Iowa Great Eastern
Mutual Life Insurance Coin D in V. nf Amni.
Iowa uai arrclo.l tn..l... l .
the s .1. I..-;:;. - ' .. "'.v"."11
I. .k . uiiii.iioncrp woo ai-
yard" insurance buslnen and h.. 11.....'
LE.tNOTOf December 13.-Sevcnty.five of
ncuiuCKy a leamneatStl crtei have nnnn
an association for the purpose of reducing the
production ot whisl;y upon tha basis ol the
nonl former! In !.- .00.
ih h 1 1 I "P"cly- "is stated
....v ....u .Eiiu me agreement and
Denver December it. One of in l.re..i
cattle sales on record was consumm.ti-d h.r
to-day. D. S. and J. V. Shydcr & Co. of
Denver uouat ol Shyder Ilrothers Ceorje-
town. Texas flvr in r ..I 1
4o h for a consideration of $600000
. lie lormer nrm now own nearly 54.
uu iyjo norses. uurinr; the pres-
ent vear about irm 11. ...... 1 1' 1
Yankton December 11 Information
received to-day from Niobrara Valley that
vieilanls hare made awar with live hnr.e and
came imeves within the past ten days. Wade
Murphy and Weathcrwax were hung and
item ana leldman Weathcrwax were shot.
Culbcrtson Stewart Morris and dline are in
custody and if the court fall tn mml.h .i.
the vigilants will. McFarland was captured
anu tnuicted but escaped. The cause ol Ihe
tinued depredations of a Niobrara band of
cauie anu norse thieves iox years past they
have operated with the boldest Impunity
among herds on the rich pasture of the
Niobrara and the tributaries. The leader of
ine gaDg was a formerly famous highwaymar.
Doc Middleton and when he was killed it
wMiupposeo. tne organization would break
up and scatter but Instead it gained strength
and became more formidable than in the days
of its chief. '
London December 13. The letter of
nuiuvan ana Kussell U'Donnell'a counsel
in reference to the alleced mk.nirA.B.:n
of Judge Denman'a language In his charge to
inejury conienas that ihe Judge misdirected
the minds of the jury when he Intimated there
was no evidence that Carey had a revolver.
O'Donpell's friends maintain that linnnn
no tvmence was oiierea to this effect there
caucus candidates. For Secretary of the
Senate Jones ol Nevada nominal! r..nr.
C. Gotham of California: Miller of New
York and General Anson G. McCook of
new oi ana llanison Msjor I). M.
Kamsdell of Indiana. Eulogistic speeches
were maae in simoon or e.ch rinnHi.
ruoQini; aeoste lol owed. In tthlrn m.!.
Ity of the Senators took nart. tlnon .r. i.
formal ballot the vote stood 1 Mr(VL r..
Goiham :t! Ramsdell 3. A formal ballot
the ciTirecoNDuiTs. CASINO HALL
A CHAT' WITH MAJOR HUMPHREYS CON
Tim Sun Autonlo ltlter Mot to be l'ollute
1 views of OurCllr. and lr.
oiieautirytlie Illenk l'laran.
followed immediately and resulted : McCook
' . '" kuuuu mi aiuiuoe as a lour
differences and Ihe Star route trials was such
as to create filler n.:.. . 1. 1.1
and his nomination lor Ihe Secretaryship
would have a tendency to revive party dilTer-
hone made a speech in defense of Gotham
'-'"'K '?" wnue ne was not present to in
nucncc ue rcsuu uy vote he had a duty to-
wards his constituents to perform. The defeat
of Goiham would be misinterpreted in the
........ ... uisapprovai 01 the
liberal movement. He (Mahone) knew that
such an ntntiTMilLn of .. ..
.... u. B ciiuocous. ue eulogised
Uorham's work in connection niih Ihe liberal
movement and .utr.l ik.i k. 11 .
the nonlnrr. nf Ik. ... m.u .
uic upon me nomination and Klddlebarger
r u V caucus reassembled
Inated Charles W. Johnson of Minnesota"
... j.iiici s. soung 01 I'ena-
vlvrn a. for I?-i . ( .1. o . .
Uev. K. 1! irnil.. r k-
f.'.V"'"' cnurcn Washington
formerly of Wisconsin for Chaplain and
... .. wJauM 41urU Carolina
... i rcioiauon was adopted
u...iiuiuiu.ijr 10 retain tne wounded soldiers
tlon.. Tk.r. u.r. i '. .. '
" A against tne
uvmiu.uuu o! vanauay.
3EIN THE LINE OF-
Mies Fi Jewebnr
Largest Display of Jewelry to be Found in the State.
S. STERN Jeweler 248 Commerce Street San Antonio.
was no prool that he was not armed and by
harping on the word "evidence" using the
wora instead ol prool. the luflVs iht.;.i .
verdict of guilty of wilful murder. Minister
Lowell stales that if any of the jury will say
willingly seek a mitigation of the 'sentence.
the Judge's diclum. One has offered Ihe uie
Of hit nnlltR for . m..i!.. nr .k- I . . . .
vewthem.t;;. t.. t :i"'.v.u.7.. .
give the addresses of Ihe jurymen because of
i . Vt """'l"V"i i" uniteu Jrlshmap
against them. It a meeting of the jury Is
possible the crown might be forced to mitigate
the sentence but there Is no hope nf tracing
the remaining members in time to prevent the
v.vw.iuu. .1. uuucriiooa me jury stood
seven lor murder to live for manslaughter be
lore Ihe dictum ol the Iudie w 11 ...!
San Fkancisco. December 13. Charles
McLaughlin was shot and killed i.dv
Jerome Ii. Cox. The tragedy is Ihe result of
1 years 01 iiugatiun. McLaughlin was a
pioneer and President of the Central Gaslight
company a large capitalist and ranked
among the millionaires. He was a promoter
of Ihe overland mail route which md n..
slderable money. In i86j he contracted for
anu duih tne western I'acific railway from
San Jose to Sacramento for $e.aoo.ooo. II
sublet the masonry and grading work to
jerome 11. i.ox and others for $900000.
After 20 miles of the road had been built
Mel.aui.hlin f.11.1 imi.
who had put In $50000 of his own money
had to stop work. McLaughlin completed
the road and sold it to the Central Pacific
realning a large sum. Cox brought suit
against the company and McLaughlin for
for $150000 and obtained judgment which
on technicalies the Supreme' court reversed.
Cox amended the complaint and again re-
covered aod the decision was again reversed.
The third fourth and fifth trials resulted slm-
ilarly and the adverse decisions so weighed
upon the man'i mind that last spring he at-
tempted to shoot Justice Mclnney of the
instrumental In deciding adversely agalnit
him. He went this morning to McLaughlin'a
.uu ucm.iiucu 4140000 in seitiement I
the account and on being refused shot Mc-
Laughlin three times who lived just 30
minutes. The prominence of the parties has
created Intent. ..;... n ru. .... 1
ly Captain of the Tenth infantry battery and
served during the war under Rosecraos .
Washington December 13. The Repub-
lican Senatora were In caucus fiom mnVbvt
until 12 this morning discussing the reorgan-
uuua 01 me oenate. benator Mahone was
present at the beginning. A motion was
carried to proceed with the nomination of
Ilrllllant frosramine of the Music to be
llemlereil at St. Mary'a Church.
Annually as Christmas brines Its torn If.
gifts and its cheer old St. Mary's church Is
looaeii lorward to by the devout and the
musical connoisseur as well for In ti;nkr..t
selections of clastic music. That she will
sustain her old-time reputation for excellency
in this line for the tnoroarKin.. r)..lim. 1..
following programme gives abundant evidence:
At miunlght mass Millard'a mass In 11 flat
alor. Members of choir 1 IW..rr n
Katzenberger organist and director. Sopranos
bus. rwatrenberger Mrs. Farrel Miss K
Olsbury Miss L. Iirlam. Miss M. Rrh.ll
Alios Mrs. A. Lord Miss Johanna Rische
auss Mary liraden Miss Julia Briam Mrs. J.
Wilson. Tenors Caotaln II. k'.rh.r f r-
Zurgoosky Professor Halbedl. Basso-Mr!
n. ixiru wr. j. Wilson Mr. F. Bowen Mr.
y. McAllister Mr. K. I'ereida.
The orchestra will consist of Mr. in mai.
lister's renowned string band and the best
amateur talent In the dly.
An entirely new Christmas earnl. AnW
Fideles for chorus and orehntr. --
panled by Professor Katzenberger will be
sung Ly the choir at the beclnnlne and dosing
01 ine mass.
Voluntary at mldnii'ht matt. IU... 1.
Escelsis soprano solo. bvMrs. Katirnhrr......
' High mass at 10 o'clock fmnmlnM .i.k
aime cnoir ana orchestra.
Voluntary. Jesu Del VIvI. tola n.ri.n.
ur. rwaizenDerger Mr. Lord. Cantaln JT.r
uer rroiessor llalbedl.
Cohen Koenlclielm'a llualness In lli
SlanUS or tha Al.lenaa.
Yesterday Messrs. Cohen & Knenlon.l
made an assignment of their business Mr. I-
S. Berg beinc made assignee. Thl.
on their part was a surprise to the hutlnn.
community. In conversation with Mr. Koen-
Ighelm of the firm he slated this morning to
a LIGHT scribe in mud canoes thai ih r.n.
of the assignment could only be attributed to
ine nam times and the pressure which their
creditors brought to bear In makini. mil..
tions. They had asked for a brief time only
to meet tneir bills but this was flatly refused
Had time been extended to them if.
Koenlghelm says they could have met every
uonar 01 tneir indebtedness without becoming
in ine least tilt straightened. The r .hltlil..
are far below their assets though Mr. Koen-
igneim could not now give these In round
figures and he hoped soon to make arr.n..
menis wnercDy tney might resume business.
ine citrus 01 tnts estab shment 11. m.
ployed to-day In taklnc stock so th.t In . f.u
days a statement of their financial status will
ue maae public.
A Light cleaner called thlt mnmin n.
Major Humphreys the rl.lt nl.. f
Memphis employed Lv iha rli in .
plan and furnish data for the construction of
a system or drainage in our cily. Major
Humphreys was In the Oi r ....
busily employed in pouting over a large map
ui -i.n nnionio. Alter mutual self introduc
tions the Major laid aside hit u.nrll .ml
pass and dropped Into an easy Interesting
i-uai. imong otner things In his pleasant.
uiicussive way. lie said he liked the fi.n A
tonlo people very much. He had met many
01 mem and was lavorably impressed both
with them .nt 1. .I....-I
. ... vmj ivuu i mi mc lat-
ter considering Its size and speedy growth he
ouscrvcu two things wanting and which are
usually found in cities of In tl ir. .11...1..1
to the character of the residences here which
are more suburban in appearance than city
fied thouch this mi-rht. K ikn..nk. 1..
tributed to the demands of the climate. The
other deficiency was the comparatively
small number of gutters paved orunpaved
which had much to do with the flooding now
seen in tne middle of the ttrrrt. 11-1.1
confident that San Anton! U k... .
serviceable and satisfactory system of drain-
age. Still there would be difficulties requlr-
log some outlay toovercome.and the nrlneln.l
one was found In the nature of the subsoil
the ditches would need much bracing owing
to this subsoil and this was eiorn.lv Tl
Major instancsd his work recen'Iy In Norfolk
Va. where elcht miles of sewenre war. ....
structed renulrlne- more lhan i m rv r... .r
lumber for banking and bracing. Hit Idea was
manne system desired should not empty Itself
in ine aan Antonio river. II .1.
this by Intercepting It and carrying It below
me river ut course as he remarked it
would be Impossible for him in the three
weeks allotted him by Ihe Council lo do more
man lurnlsh them with a conception of its
probable cost together with his plan and
views tor tne construction or the system.
Major Humphreys was charmed olik ik.
beauty pf the river and the purity of its water.
11 was a great Blessing to our city and dlflered
irom me impure water of Cine Inn.i !.! pi.
burg. It was rleht at our ilnnr. .lmn.i v...
glg to be distributed and the cily would
never be obllced to exnend lar- i .111.
lie It as Chicago had when she constructed a
tunnel two miles long under Lake Michigan in
order to convey Dure water Intn ik.t ri ti.
aan Antonio river he observed Is fed by un-
derground sources and hence cannot be so
easily polluted. It was a beautv and . 11...
sing as it flowed and our citizens had good
reason to be proud of It.
The Major is of course from the natnr r
his profession an observant man and he
inougnt our spacious plstas could be made to
contribute much toward the beautifvino nfih.
cily. He had hear l It staled that there wat
some drawback to the r rowth nf ir... k...
but let them once beDlanted and ih. rii. .m
wim trirai expense have them watered.
Denver had the same difficulty to contend with
yet she is to-day one of the nreitl.ti k...i
cities In the country because they brought
water several miles by irrigating ditches from
the Flatte which nourished and anttaln.t ik.
graceful shade trees. As it is now our plazas
are a bleak space and not a comforting sight
on which to repose the eve.
Major Humphreys has been Indefatigable
aunng nis coming among us and during the
Inclement weather of the natt few rl.v. k. k.
faced it all to practically nnderstand the woik
ueiore mm. lie will remain here till the first
of the year to complete the work assigned
Two Nights Monday and
Tuesday Dec. 1718.
(Iraml Nwtngluc rirst fart.
10 STltONG OLIO ACTS.
8 Ijutles In Hons; and Dane.
l.ll.. In Hero Comic.
8 Ladles In Combat Drill.
And iha (Ir.at liurletqe
THE NAID QUEEN!
BMrWaftK 8ca 00" 02.Sl?
Two of tho moat expensively drrawd
nu lara-oai tut.u ever exhlb-
iuhi in this city and a
Decorated Dinner Sot
Nos. 409 411 4i3) and 415
On New Year'a live. Every purchaser of S3
"u.iuui koous receives a ticket.
Toys Christmas Presents
In ureal variety at lowest price.
Have opened a branch of ih.tr n.i......
house at 2 o Commerce street. San Antonio
and have the largest stock of niann.. .
sheet music strings and musical instruments
of any house In the city. They are State
agents for the world renowned Steinway
and the favorite and nooular Empnnn
and sell the same as well as all ml. .i.
in their line as cheap as any house North 01
oouui. 1 nos. Loggan & Bros sell pianos and
on such small monthly installments that every
lamny am auora to buy one. 9-25.310
HE CAUGHT FIRE."
A. Welding disorderly. St: I. n..i In.
suiting language. $e: W. Dovle. f. n.ll 1.
Jaso drunk $5 each; E. Carrol vagrancy
$5i G. Bundy Manuela lnsulllog
Officer Buckly one of our old residents re-
ceived good news of his son. Mr. R. F. Ttn.t.
ly formerly employed in the County Clerk's
omce wno it now studying at St. Mary'a col-
lege Kansas. In his firs term he nht.tn.rl
highest marks In Latin and doing exceedingly
wen in omer orancnes.
It Wua Vsela.a.
Last night a Light man while tramping
around in the mud in the Third ward was
suddenly startled by a pistol shot in dote
proximity while the sound of angry words
followed. "I'll have vou arrested!" u.r.
the words spoken. The reporter made for
me residence Irom whence came the sounds
but on discovering his Dresence th. r1nnr..
shut and in spite of numerous Inquiries
uuming could ue learned.
A llorrlllecl Motbar Ulacovera liar Child
in flame ana Iladly Ilurnt.
Yesterday afternoon a Mrs. Tulla SehattV.
living on South street left her house for the
purpose 01 making purchases leaving her
little baby boy aged two vears. In the room
where a fire was burning. During her ab
sence on rciurning home she was struck by
a smell of burini! when ontnlnr. h.r rtrn.
Frightened she hesitated but Ihe amell be
coming more Intense she rushed into the
room only to discover her little rl.il.t .....
- . ... ; fr1-
in names anu roiling on the lloor with agon
zing screams blie a armed the n.lukhn..
hood and the dwellers-bye. runninr. tn id.
spot found out the state of affairs one of
wnom immediately seized a bucket and con-
tinued pourlnc water over the rhtl.l mt1 ik.
flames were extinguished. The Informer of
me light man lurther stated that Dr. Chtls-
tian was called In and did all In hit nnw.r in
alleviate the terrible pain of the poor littie
sutierer out is alraiB the child must succumb
to Its Injuries It belnc burnt from the Vn in
the waist in a Irlghtful manner.
A Cleat Nuisance.
A number of cows were runninr. loo. in ik.
Fourth ward last night. The anlmtl. rlnn'i
come out until It is pretty late and the Pound
Master can't be everywhere. They are how.
ever a great nuisance rubbing op against
and sometimes breakiocr the fences rmtlnr. .
great noise. Last night one gentleman was
awakened by a disturbance outside; he thought
It was burglars and srmlni? hlmtelf t.ltl.1
forth but It was only the cows as usual. This
snouia be stopped.
Staehely & Tips-
No. 20 Coiumerca Street San An
ionic uealera In
Builders Hardware Iron Sleel
Nail llorsa Shoes Wood Work
Ana Tools of Every Desarlptlo
PAINTS and OILS
Table aiifl Pocket CQtlery.
John Dtero haml ! .ik .
valor etc. Tennessee waitona and general
farm machinery. 12-12.6m
A man named A. R. llliewas' brought
over to Kalteyer's drug store this morning
from the poor house by Albert Huppertz to
be operated on lor dropsy. The water which
was all over his body had been drawn out
but it has now accumulated In hit stomach.
I lis health otherwise is good.
A Nleo lima.
Last night a very pleasant time was passed
atKalteyer'a drug store by several yomi
gentlemen Mr. Oswald Mr. George Smith
Mr. Annelong and others singing some very
pretty poet songs and solos. The evening
went by on the wings of pleasure while
friendship and Joviality ruled with gentle rod.
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