The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 224, Ed. 1, Wednesday, December 19, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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Vol. III. No. 224. I
San Antonio Texas Wednesday December 19 1883.
Ten Cents a Week
i 11 I 1 I II I I I i V I SSiS 5c.
LOOK AT THESE PRICES.
Como and .Inspect the Bargains
To ibufeC cnntvmpUttr.tr purchase lor ChrfotmM wo would nay
Como liny Before All Is Sold.
M object l to clous nut these line entirely to enable our Intention of pursuing the business
- of MIMNEltV and FANCV GOODS KXCMJ81VKLY. Xosetoffs. No backing out.
THEY MUST GO!
Silks nnd Velvit-i. i
BoncUlOultiet'a brand; SI ii reduced tuWc
Extra quality alia. (1 01 reduced to SI
Super extra silks S3 S3 roduced to tl 00
Flno drew velveteens all 70s
Fine dross velvets tl "5 reduced to 51 Ml
Floe dreia brocades $' 55 reduced to Wo
Our all wool Wo qua'lty foriBc
Our all wool tea quality for c
Our all wool TOo quality for Ko
Ounall wool Ko quality forMo
Our all wool $t 00 quality for 80o
Our all wool 1 Mquallty for SI 10
Shoodah solids all wool 40 Inch worlli "5c ro-
dueod to Ko
Shoodah solids all wool 40 Inch v urth too re-
duced to 08c
Flannels and Woolenn.
Flue valuo Mo goods for 18o
Fine valuo IlTo goods for 23c
Fine valuo 1.1o good for 3So
Fine valuo 5o goods for Ko
Fine values So goods for TOo
Fluo valuo J 1 goods for SOo
Including California Shaker luiporiod medi-
cated cto. etc. '
GhRAJSOD OLOAX SACRIFICE.
On our nl ready greatly reduced prices a further dUoount of 10 per cent.
JFino Millinery Goods Lower Than Eastern Prices.
OLIDAY PRESENTS AT S. STEER
Watches Fine Jewelry i Silyerware
Largest Display of Jewelry to be Found in the State.
S. STERN Jeweler 248 Commerce Street San Antonio.
Towels nnd Table Linens.
Ono lot I-'mj reduced to 0o
One lot SOo rciluced to 12Ko
One lot 33o reduced to 20a
Oerrunn damask Mo reiluced to38u
Gerrnen damask M reduced to SOo
Oerman damask Wo reduced to TOo
Ocrman damask (I 5 reduce! to Mo
This Is an elegant opportunity for roetau-
rantoursand hotel won.
Curtain pairs II 23 reduced to Wo
Curtain pairs (3 00 reduced to tl 40
Curtain pairs t:! SO reduced to 91 83
Curtain pairs $1 00 reduced to SI CO
Curtain pairs til SO red h cod to $7 CO
Yard curtaining 27o reduced to 2Zo
Yard curtaining XtO reduced to 83c
Yard curtaining 40a reduced to SOo
Yard curtaining GOo reduced to37o
Yard curtaining C3o reduced to Kc
Yard curtaining 83o reduced to C3o
Yard curtaining tl 00 reduced to 83a
Yard curtaining 51 51 reduced to 51 00
Napkins alt linen per doz 00a rcducod to too
Napkins all linen per doz tl 00 rcducod to 75c
Napkins all llnon per doz $1 23 reduced to ftio
Napkins all linen doz $t GO rcducod to tl 10
Napkins all linen doz it 00 reduced to tl GO
Domestic Marseille Quilts.
Quilts SI 00 reduced to 73a
Uullts tl 23 reduced to WW
Oullta SI GO reduced to SI 10
guilts S3 to reduced to tl GO
Quilts S4 00 reduced to t 00
CALLED IN VAIN.
They Answered the Call and Fined lllru
S20 for the Morning's Entertainment.
Dan Weber's two cases came off before the
Recorder's court this morning one for care-
less driving the other for being drank. In
the first. It was proved thai Dan had rut into
Captain Millet's buggy and broken It and he
was fined $5. In the second cate for being
drunk Dsn called a jury "six men to one any
day" said Dan and conscientiously thinking
the police mutt have been upside down when
they arrested him. lie claimed a jury and
Oh I Ye Gods I he got one. "It Is better to
bear the eyili we have than to fly to those we
know not of" but Dan "jumped clean out of
the frying pan Into the fire" when he flew
from Bryan Callaghan'i kindly-consldcrately
asked for $5 Into the arms of what be thought
a clearing of stain a not guilty giving jury.
Fitzhenry Abbey and Zink all gave evi-
dence as to finding Weber under the influence
of a little jolification and his own witnesses
also testified he was a little full.
The jury retired and after a little consider-
ation concluded that Dan made a mistake
calling them especially when the air was raw
and sitting in the court room was not exactly
beneficial to colds so a pipe of peace with a
$20 fine in It was smoked by Weber and
Ita Proceedings Yesterday Afternoon
Adjourns Till 3 O'clock To day.
This body convened yesterday afternoon
there being present Mayor French Aldermen
Schreiner Dolton Gallagher Detknap Story
Pauty Niggli Rlcbter Arnaud Dwyer and
Captain W. G. M. Samuels asking $17
In payment for a drain box placed by him on
San Pedro avenue. Referred to Committee
II. D. Stumberg prayed for a reduction of
assessment. Referred to Finance committee.
Mrs. P. II. Groesbeck complained by let
ter of high assessments on her real estate.
Referred to Finance committee.
Ed Steves complained that Mr. Hermann
and his neighbor still encroach on his prop-
erty some 23 feet on Sycsmore street and
asked for a resurvey of the street.
The Ditch Commissioner asked for reim-
bursement in the sum of $30 for money paid-
laborers in raising ditch gates daring bad
weather. Referred to Ditch committee.
Charles Zoller asked permission to open a
market stall on corner of Ilelvin and North
Flores street. G-anted.
Ed Steves desired permits to erect three
Iron clad buildings on Commerce Ilium ant
South streets. Referred to Fire committee.
Jailer's report received for the month of
November. Also that of City Engineer
Smith regarding the bad grading on Avenue
C Referred to the Committee 00 Streets and
Bridges. The same officer gave the names of
those who had refuted to grade or lay side
walks and also of those who had laid down
sidewalks Inferior In quality as required by
Alderman Lockwood talked plainly and
pointedly on the condition of Austin street.
It was a disgrace to the city. He then moved
to reject the report of the City Engineer. Lost.
Contracts were ordered let for sidewalks on
City Engineer Smilh was sent for to esplain
his written report. He said that only one
sidewalk on Villtta street had been made by
Mr. Supcrville. It was a very poor one at
that and not up to the standard required. After
the amendment of his report by the Cily
Engineer it was adopted.
Alderman Dwyer reported the accounts of
officers as correct.
Adams & Wickes' petition for reduction of
assessments reported upon favorably and
adopted by the Council.
Alderman Dwyer asked for an extension of
time In which to make his report for the estab-
lishment of a District and Criminal court.
Also for further time to report on Indianola
atrcet. Both requests were granted.
Alderman Story reported the following rela-
tive to the removal of lien Milam's remains :
To tho Hon. Mayor and City Council.
Your committee appointed to consider and
to whom was referred the communication rela.
tive to the removal of the remains of the
lamented Miltm would most respectfully re-
port as follows ; The Cily Council by a reso-
lution heretolore passed appropriated $300
for the purpose of enclosing the old cemetery
or park where the remains are at present In-
terred; lhat it Is the object of the Council as
your committee believes not only to enclose
but also to beautify this park and to erect over
the last resting place of her heroic dead suit-
able and lasting monuments as the fittest
tribute to their valor. Believing that it is far
better that these remains should under the
circumstances be undisturbed we most re-
spectfully request that the Council decline
their proposition! that the thanks 'of this
Council be tendered the gentlemen who
ottered to remove the same for their kind and
Alderman Story asked what had been done
toward eipendlog the money voted for enclos-
ing the old cemetery when the Mayor stated
that nothing had been done.
The health ordinance as proposed by the
Board of Health was read by sections and
wttn some amendments adopted. After a
suspension of the rules the ordinance was
Alderman Story's ordinance concerning
telegraph poles was read the second time
and continued till next meeting.
Mr. Ed. Steves by permission s'ated to
Ihe Council lhat people on Sycamore street
had built there as It had been mapped and
laid out 20 years ago. The City Engineer
with a new survey is changing all this and
causing hardship. He hoped the Council
would deal justly by the property owners on
this street. If not they must seek redress in
Here .Aldeiman Dwyer was called to the
Mr. Hensley addressed the Council In
behalf ol Mr. Hammond's property.
Alderman Story moved that two surveyors
be employed to lsy out these streets.
Alderman Lockwood asked Out the com
mittee having this matter In chsrge be first
Alderman Story then withdrew his motion.
The rules were here suspended and the
Chairman on Streets and Bridges reported
recommending that a cemmtttce of three
Aldermen be appointed to define the lines on
Alderman Story amended by employing
two surveyors to do that work to-day or as
soon as possible. Amendment accepted and
Aldermen Dwyer Schreiner and Niggli
were appointed that committee.
The Council then adjourned till 3 o'clock
lteconstdera and Announces Himself ft
Candidate From the First Ward.
By reference to our columns It will be seen
that Alderman Gallagher has reconsidered
his resolution not to be a candidate for re-
election and has consented to make the race.
This he does at the earnest solicitation ol his
fellow members of the Council reinforced by
a host of his constituents. We are glad Mr.
Gallagher is a candidate. His cxpetience of
the past two years as one of 'the present in-
cumbents from the First ward will be of the
utmost advantage to him and his efforts
should he be re-elected and of which there
can be but little doubt. He has not been the
Orator Puff of the Council popping every
moment to ventilate bad English or snap at
some parliamentary quibble but he has been
practical progressive and courteous and zeal-
ous. As Chairman of the Police committee
and member of Ihe Fire Improvement and
Gas and Water committees he has made an
enviable record for himself and advanced the
Interests of the city measureably. Every dol
lar Mr. Gallagher has accumulated In San
Antonio he has Invested in bis ward in im
provements and he now pays heavier taxes
than any other Alderman In the First ward.
His friends and constituents wilt gta y wel-
come him again in the race1
Martin Krein aged 35 died yesterday of
phthisis pulmonalis in the Fourth ward.
Carlo Betino aged 35 died of consumption
at the hospital yesterday.
tiding at I Jilt.
Colonel Prouly received this morning a lei
egram from Judge Paschal dated from Gal
veston In which he slates that the steamer
which is to take them to Brownsville wilt ar
rive at Galveston to-morrow and will start it
possible to-morrow if Dot on Saturday for
Permits to marry have been Issued by the
County Clerk to the following: F. E. Luck
land to Miss Ida Zanner; F. W. Eisenhauerto
Miss Berlha Bader; Frank Rosencranz to Miss
Mary Neutze; Matlas Hernandez to Miss
Noresta Garcia and Francis L. Sanders to
Miss Julia E. Daniel!.
Colonel Moore of the Louisiana lottery
held a levee this mornine. Crowds Fathered
In his office and hung to his coat tails as If
they were the very skirts of Midas asking for
Die prize numbers In yesterday's drawing
They didn't exhibit any large Christmas pres-
ents for the throng who waited this morning.
The running numbers for the first three cap-
ital prizes are 1st 7507; 2d 21405; 3d
A short time since Mr. L. M. Freeman
went to the theater during his absence the
usual midnight marauder entered his office
which stands in the back yard of his premises
and there amused himself with toying with a
fine gold watch the size and beauty of which
so grew on his senses that with the innccence
of the new born fledgling he placed It In the
ready made and capacious pocket taking com-
passion on 111 loneliness and after overhaul-
ing the room he located $150 in the same spot
Mrs. Roth lumber dwelling 42x18 south
side Goliad street $720.
Mrs. Mary Collins lumber dwelling 30120
south side Grand avenue $600.
Frank Rleden lumber store and dwelling
56136 north side West Cemmerce street
Soule & Williams lumber dwelllig 20x24
north side Qulncey street $300.
G. V. Maltsberger lumber stable 40x12
west side Flores street $250.
Albert Umscheid lumber dwelling 26x34
south side Barren street $300.
Leonardo Garza two lumber dwellings
24124 east side San Saba street $30.
S. P. Hurd lumber stable 12x18 west side
San Saba street $30.
draml Incidents In the Career of This
Noble Monterey I'uyslclan and
Perhaps there is no Mexican residing In the
State of Nueva Leon as well known to our
citizens as Dr. Joie Coczalcs the philanthro-
pist and physician of Monterey. He has
treated many cl our citizens for various mala-
dies when in penury and distress and his
services were rendered always without any
compensation. The following from the grace
ful pen ol Mr. L. A. Dowdcll Ihe Monterey
correspondent ol the New Orleans Times-
Democrat will in its perusal gratify the old
time friends Mexican aad American of
"Gonzalites" as he is affectionately called
by all 1
I will give one more example of his life to
demonstrate the grandeur ol his character
where his charity made actually a hero of the
man and enabled him to rise superior fo his '
human nature verifying scripture again In
that "he who conqucreth himself Is greater
than he who taketh a city" It was related
to me a few days ago by a most estimable gen
tleman who Is a Judge ol the Supreme Couit
of Mexico. While be dwelt on Ihe main por-
tion of it
HIS EYES FILLED WITH TEARS
of genuine admiration and love for one who
could so nobly overcome his human Impulses
under Ihe most trying ordeal for the sake ol
At the age of 23 Dr. Gouzales msrtled a
beautiful and charming lady with whom he
lived most happily for five years. She had
every comfort of home life that heart coutd
wish and had won the best love and confi-
dence of her noble husband. General Artsta
commander In chief of the army of Mexico
and a handsome and fascinating man had
been received in bis home as a friend and a
gentleman for a length of time. The doctor
never. dreamed of anything wrong until one
night as he was on his way to visit a patient
he made a discovery that almost dethroned
his reason. His beautiful wife was unfaithful
After recovering somewhat from the shock
he proceeded to see his patient and on his
return went to the hospital instead of his
home. His house knew his footfall no more
forever. His books and valuables were sent
to him a few days thereafter. He returned
everything saying that he did not wish to
have a single reminder of his misfortune.
Two years passed by when General Arista
the cause ol his domestic unhsppiness was
taken sick. He grew worse and worse as the
days fled. Every physician in the country
had given him up. Only one more chance
was left for him and that was the skill of Dr.
Gonzales. So he was sent for but he refused
to go at first. Friends came to him and
assured him that every physician had des
paired and the General would certainly die if
he did not go to his rescue. On his bended
knees he implored bis God to give him grace
and strength to bear the ordeal. He went
and as he entered the sick room there sat at
the head of the dying man'i bed the beautiful
but faithless wife. He staggered under the
burden but by the grace ol God and the Doc
tor's great love for humanity he conquered
himself. He treated the General for some
time and restored him to life and health and
to the arms ol the treacherous wife.
VERY NEARLY FATAL.
Mrs. Ifayden Administer! Morphine In
tend ofUulnlne and All llut Kills
Before attempting to administer medicine
to the sick look and look carefully at the
label. If there Is no label hesitate and
should you not know the nature of the medi
cine you are about to give don't give it at alt.
This morning Mr. Harden the son of Dr.
Hayden of our city a well known
physician was taken ill with
slight fever which he has generally
remedied by taking quinine. His wife on fiod'
ing her husband out of sorts made him take
what she thought to be quinine but which
in reality was morphine. Soon very soon
the fatal error was discovered and the cruel
poison began Its work. Mrs. Hayden seeing
her husband in covulsions and Imagining
something must have gone wrong hastily
sent for any physlcisn procurable.
Dr.CouppIes was the first to arrive on the
spot and exerted every means to save the
(folsoned man. At first it was not believed
that Mr. Hayden could lire but through the
untiring efforts of the doctors life was le
stored and from last accounts the sick man
was doing well.
Hew They Should lie Laid If Tald lladly
xney l'resent at Sorry Sight.
For some time the question of brick side
walks has been before the Council and their
practicability as to becoming an A class side
walk. This they will certainly not should
they be laid down in the way and manner In
which several are laying them down. Some
lay them on black dirt consequently they
sink and when viewed by the inhabitants ot
the locality are cried down. For the benefit
of those not versed in the att of laying down
sidewalks composed of brick the following
few points are valuable 1 The bricks should
be laid on sharp sand not lime and not in
less than three Inches; the bricks should be
laid In an octagon style and an inch above th
curbstone; a roller should then be passed
over them and the sidewalk will then be
brought to a level. The Council should pass
an ordinance enforcing brick sidewalks If they
Turner Opens Hall. Three Nights
A double company Includlna- the following
r.muiA uipuer piiM r iiira iirrj; nopranopnma
donnas Ml-s lllancho Chapman. BeiellaTrltch;
tenors (Jooriro Appleby. Ferry Cooper
Thomas F. Christy: baritone. Mark Smith
James O. Ft akenj principal bnaso Henry (I.
I'eakes:mraedlan Arthur Y. Tarns James II.
Jones; will appear
Thursday. Dec. W-MAKTII A.
Friday Deo. U-MAUITANA.
Haturday Dcc.2l-FItA DIAVOLO.
Grand Chorns of 35 Volets.
LnrroandrnmntetenrchMfri. RrteeUt atare
appointments. Correct co1umes properties
etc. W. I'.. Taylor musical director.
AdmlMlon tl 23 gallery 3 cents. Iteserved
scarlet ltl.he' without extra charre.
Tueauay December 23-1 rt-derKk; Warde.
Two INIchU Only. Coram tnclnx
Monday Dtccmbtr 21.
Grand CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL.
Fun tnakcriof tho nation. Yank
rrceontoil preclwily as orltrlnally produced In
Now York and I. rook 1y n for over 300 connccu-
tivo limit and In all I bo larirocltlesthrouutmut
tho United states tostnndliiif room only. Full
Two of the most expensively dressed
and lamest DOLLS ever exhib-
ited In this city and a
Decorated Dinner Sot
Nos. 409 411 413 and 41 q
On New Tear's five. Every purchaser of SI
worth of goods receives a ticket.
Toys Christmas Presents
In Eroat variety at lowest prices.
become a standing sidewalk to be laid In the
conventional and proper style used by all
conversant with the laying of brick and brick
Yesterday afternoon Officer Bishop arrested
Van Alstein the owner of the Sunny South
saloon for assaulting a man named Guthrie
by striking him on the head with a pistol or
beer mallet. The case was continued this
morning la the Recorder's court.
Ileal lUtate Transfers.
Stephen Applewhite to Susan Fresnall ct
'-. 755 cres on South Medina; St
Martin and Annie Dolan to Honora Dolan
one-half lot on Goliad road; $100.
Tatrlck and M. J. Dolan to Nora Dolan
one-half lot on Goliad road; $100.
Hess' Aeme Open Company.
This famous opera company will open to-
morrow night at Turner opera hall prcsenticg
Martha. The Hess opera company has met
with a phenomenal success this season pre-
senting all the newest and brightest operas.
Seats are selling rapidly at Rlsche'a for the
season. Be wise and secure them in time.
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