The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 230, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 27, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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hard pan Ogiirce. That I am selling sW H ' m M I H H I I IFI I Boya and Clem cigarettes. Duke of
cigar.: and tobacco to that over)- k 111 1 m III II III .1 Jr III Durham and Furitr at S cente
smoker car enjoy the best at tho Jl H. JL. awk W 1 J? I 1 J A. t I 1 H & Package Imported cigar at do
smallest protlts. That you can buy "" ' M i aaT JL JIL JeL QaWW tooatlo prior. Tho largest stock
my goods cheaper than any other t B Better variety
tobacconist. Bill llAitT Main pass.
Sim Hart Corner llalu Flags.
Vol. III. No. 230.
DAY PRESENTS IT S. STEM'S
Largest Display of Jewelry
watGlBS Fine Jewelry i Silyerware
S. STERN Jeweler 248 Commerce Street San Antonio
Grand Slaughter Sale !
$15000 WORTH OF BOOTS AND SHOES!
All er aly Onu afenufactarc. will be Bold at
ACTUAL COST AMD 1 HUMBOG !
prrroprletor Crescent City Boot and Shoo Manufactory No. 17 Soledad atreet opposite the
court houso San Antonio. Myatnckomernwiall kinds of Iloota and Shoea and I'ean guar
ntco quality style and prlco. j3 Jj
FREDERICK WARDIE LAST NIGHT.
IIli Damon and I'ythlaa-Jullna Ciesar on
the Hoards To-Nlght.
Frederick Waidc's appearance last evening
at Turner hall In the play of Damon and
Pythias was deserving of a larger audience.
To an artist of hit finish and ambition ll must
have been depressing Indeed to observe so
little appreciation of the legitimate In our
midst. There were not over 300 present
whereas Turntr hall should have been
crowded. His Damon was a gem In Its way.
His struggles between love of countiy and de-
votion to family were naturally portrayed
particularly in the parting scene between
Hcrmton his wife and himself. The ab-
sence of rant once so common with the mus-
cular actors of a school now rapidly passing
away shows that he has studied the master
pieces of the best authors to advantage. Mr.
Malone as Pythias was well received and
called once before the curtain though It was
difficult to perceive wherein the audience could
perceive any merit worthy si this recognition
Miss Annie Doyle as Calanthe the betrothed
of Pythias grew In favor as the piece pro-
gressed and her fine acting in the scene
where block and headsman awaited her
Pythias was Indeed commendable. It Is to be
regretted that Mr. Warde'a support is not
worthy of his leadership. The contrast is one
very apparent to the audience and must be
trying to Mr. Warde himself. From a glance
at the box sheet for to-night a large attend-
ance Is promised. The play for to-night is
one that never tires the student of Shakes-
peare that of Julius Cesar.
to be Found in the State.
THE END OF EARTH.
Ilurlataud funeral Service! Testerday of
JudEell. I Hoona.
The funeral of Judge D. I. Boone yesterday
afternoon wasoseofthemost largely attended
with which San Antonio has done respect to
her honored dead for a long lime.
The Odd Fellows turned out in full force
the lamented deceased hi.! !.. . i.
of Lodge No. 11. The members of the San
Antonio bar who a lew hours previously had
met to recount their great loss and pass suit-
uic resolutions were lound in the luneral
cortege as also larire numhrr. ti..-.
foot and In carriages.
At St. Mary's Episcopal cathedral Dean
Richardson and Rev. Mr. Tie 1 j
the religious services while the choir lent its
sad voices to the tolling requiem. The ser-
vices at the grave were conducted by the Odd
rcnuwsunacr Air.uenry Miller the Rev. Mr.
Pennincton. Chsnlaln nl the f.niV. ...t.l .
And so "dust to dust and ashes to ashes"
with a home desolate by his loss yet lit up In
memory's hall bv the tender br.nno .n.t .i
qualities of his head and heart Judge Boone's
life will be an examplar and model not soon
to be forgotten.
Officer Wilklns last nleht arrested br.
Shely brother of Joe Shely for carrying a
pistol. On being arrested Lorento said he
was a ranker but did not h..r hi.
with him. 'The case was therefore continued
till be could bring his pspers to court.
San Antonio Texas Thursday December 27 1883.
DEATH ON THE RAIL.
AN OLD CITIZEN SEATS HIMSELF ON
AND IS KILLED.
II la Taken to Santa llosa Hospital-Ills
Lags Cut Off and Head Mashed-He
Dies at an Early Hour This
A tenlble accident took place last evening
about three quarters of a mile north of the
depot on the International track. An old
German named Gustav Knaub was the vic-
tim of the accident. He bad been drinking
for some time past and this together with the
weakness of old age had rendered him moody
and captlcious. He seemed very much
chagrined that one of his daughters was about
to marry and had called on Justice Adam to
take steps to prevent it on yesterday morning.
He left here in a wild condition and the last
seen of him was about 7 o'clock last evening
when he was sitting on the track as the train
came bounding in from the North. Thoie
who saw him were too late to avert
the calamity which followed. His
legs were severed by the train being
only held together by the skin and a
few tendons while his forehead was crushed
exhibiting the brains as they protruded from a
cavity where two fingers could he readily in-
serted. A Mr. Baker was the first to discover
him as he got out with his lantern above the
sitcb. He was placed to one side of the
track for a few minutes till a special could be
immediately sent out to bring in the injured
man. ur. Her II and several others went out
to aid the victim. He had apparently no
pulse when first lound though some more
promising symptoms were shown as he was
carried back to the depot. From here he was
conveyed to the Santa Rosa hospital. Dr.
Herffdld all that human skill could devise tn
soothe the pains of the unfortunate old msn as
he was convinced from the first that ih
case mast terminate fatally and in a
brlel space. Alter much suffering the In
lured man expired this motniuit at 1 nVWIr
Judge Adam holds an inquest this afternoon
at half past 3 o'clock. The deceased leaves
a wife and three children one of them the
wife of Mr. Michael Russl. He was 75 years
om and was known to many here while en-
gaged in the vegetable business. It should
be remarked here that the train which ran
over him was nearly two hours behind time
ana perhaps the old man living for years
near the depot and acouainted with It. ir.tn
schedule had set him down thinking that he
woum rest awhile unconscious of the speedy
coming 01 me Delated train.
THE ONLY ORDER
Which Major French Iisned Regarding
the Duties or rallcemea In 8taU Cases.
From the recent report of the grand jury and
also In a communication in the Tin.. M..
evening signed X It was Insinuated that the
Mayor oi me city had in some manner re-
strained the action ol the nollre In r.l.r.nr.
10 me eniorcement ol the laws against gamb-
ling etc Mayor French wishes to say that
he never issued anv orders here i-n.nl. .
plained of. In 1S79 the City Recarder was
roaac uy oiate statute an ex-olhclo Justice of
the Peace. Mr. Rosenhelmrr ... .t tW
the Recorder. He had ordered from Galves
ton a docket for the registration of State of-
fenses under the chanoe of til. I.. .! .ilk
the enlargement of his powers. Mayor
rrencn considering that the Recorder was re-
ceiving $100 per month salary for doing city
work as its chief judicial officer and under-
standing well that the.flnes collected by ihe
Recorder while actinp In his er.nlTirL-. r.n.li.
would go to the county very naturally Issued
the order to Marshal Shardein hereto annexed.
While Ihe Recorder was no subordidate of his
it was his duty to protect the Intereit. f thr
city and to secure a revenue for the supnrtof
the police fund by seeing that his police mide
city and not State offenses out of hundreds of
arrests. Had he done otherwise Ihe city
would have been denrived nt mm tn
or more while the State would receive all
these fines and Mr. UoienheWr h
ficiary in a snug little bonania. The follow
ing mayor rrencn avers Is the only order ever
Issued upon Ihls subject and it explains itself 1
mayox's urnca )
Sin Antonio. AU..t gn r
Captala I'bll Shardein City Marshal 1
Tl.i. !ii.Vn. .Ill l. ...... .1 i.
that until further orders they must mike no
complaint before the Recorder except for
city. In State cases complaint will be made
...... .v.. u.vt .uuic jumce 01 tne
Th'.i. ln.ri!. ...I A
---..- ...... i inmu inn are con-
sidered necessary in view of the fact that the
State law confers upon the Recorder concur-
"o I Jurisdiction to try State cases with Justice
--- .uu .us uuci impoieuin such
nstances would be paid into the Countr
Instead nfth Pit T... '
Tl. - . . 'c .1
for h. .s Vi. " Y.p.TLe " pm
. .... iGfciiuc uciirea irom
fines in the Recorder's court should go to the
Lnigneaj r H. French
Mavnr Pit. Q.. a.-i-
Approved by City Council September aid
iv l page yo.
GENERAL MACKENZIE RELIEVED
And L.aT.s fomntshlneton-Uopea Entar-
uj ins i-nyaiclans.
General R. S. Mackenzie lr r. v..vi.
ton yesterday where he will be placed under
medical treataent. He was accompanied
by Surgeon P. Middleton and Lieutenants
.wgcr. ana uorst. There is something
almost painfully trap Ic in the sudden illness of
General Mackensle. He came here amoog
the many friends he had made here a few
years ago during the bordertroublcs-he came
back to their circles and their welcome greet-
ing with Increased military rank and seemed
to be almost at the pinnacle ol a soldier's and
a gentleman's aspirations. To add still
further to his sudden misfortune he was to
have been martled here just one week ago
to-day.. And now "like sweet bells all
jangled out of tune" his mind is reft
him his reason dethroned. The public can
still find a current of relief howerer from the
statement ol his phyiicun that his malady is
peihsps only Umporary and that a change ol
scene and Ihe companionship and lender
ITi:es of hit old army comrades at Washing-
ton may tend tn soon rehabilitate him.
Before blng relisred the following military
order was promulg.ted in reference to the
HeADQUAiTKks Dar'T orTsxas 1
San Antonio Tixas I
December 26 1E83. J
1 he following order is publlihed for the in-
formation and guidance ol this command.
By order of
. .MAi GN"Ai-SciioriLi.
Thomas M. Vincini
Assistant Adjutant General.
HVq'm Division or thi Missouri )
December 30 1883. J
By direction of the Secretary of War the
division commander will exercise immediate
command of the Department of Texas until
By order of
Major Gknikal Sciiontu
Astistsnt Adjutant General.
THE BR MEElT
And I'ms Iteaolutlona of Borrow and It.
Erat on Judga 11. 1. Iloone'a Death.
The members of the San Antonio bsr met
yesterday in the District court to draw up
resolutions of sorrow produced by the death ol
an old and honored professional brother Judge
B. I. Boone. Colonel I. P. Simpson called the
meeting to order and Major Jacob Waelder
was elected Chairman; J. C. Carr Secretary.
Mr. Brantley moved that a committee of three
be appointed to draft suitable resolutions ex-
presstve of the sorrow felt for the sad loss of
the honored member. G. W. Brantley Judge
T. J. Devlne Colonel N.O. Green Colonel I.
P. Simpson and Mr. Foreman were appointed
on that committee. It was then determined
to meet during the afternoon going to the
church on foot and from thence to the grave
In carriages. The Committee on Carriages
were Hon. C. Upson Senator Houston and J.
II. McLearr. The Committee nn Rr.nln.
tions of sorrow ore to make their conclusive
rrport on Saturday.
A Jolly EsenliiE.
The members of the Beethoven Musical
society met together last night in Ihe hall
above Scholtt's Captain Karber in the chair
Professor Katzenberger musical director.
Each member was provided with a little col-
cred candle the Light man Included and a
procession to a stirring German march was
Indulged in. The guests then drawing aside
the society rendered several songs which
showed their complete familiarity wllh time
pathos and distinct articulation. Solos were
given by individual members. Alter the sing-
ioc a Christmas tree was deinoilnl nflt. .Irrn.
rations and refreshments were handed around.
Wiae and good spirits flowed freely accom-
panied bv a cenuine show ofonen heartM
friendship on all sides. We must not forget
10 mention me mechanical man standing on
the piano who. wound un. nodded hl hrnl In
a most familiar manner and kept time to the
The Casln Last Night.
A very charming and prelly sight was seen
last night at the Casino when the band struck
up and the children's ball opened. The little
girls in their neat aad pleasing costumes their
Innocent and pleasure flushed faces each
leaning on the arm of a gallant chevalier and
fluttering around in the walls or polka grace-
fully and with ease was Indeed a healthful
and fascinating picture and really worthy to
be depicted both by pen and brush. Alter
the lads and lasses had retired to their homes
"to see the bright past come in beauteous
dreams" the Casino club dance took place.
and certainly from the numbers and light
hearted happiness which reigned around the
whole evening was a pronounced success.
Among the ladies present were Mrs.
Krakauer Mrs. Rhodius Mrs. Froebel Mrs.
Wagner Mrs. Tempsky Mrs. Steves Mrs.
Moke Misses Frank Guenther Bradcn
Levi Becker Rische Jennie Fannie and
Harriet Koenigheim Meyer Zork Jenny
Scholx Pocssel of Austin and Miss llallT.
Last night a dance was given at Mrs. Gor-
don's residence on East Commerce street.
After a few walltcs polkas and other dances
the guests joined In the German and the "light
fantasteque" was kept going until about 12:30
o'clock. An elegant supper was then par-
taken of by all present and the merry party
broke up. Among those present were Mines
Bowen Lottie James Ella Tobln Florian
May Williams Sheets Sneed and Miss
Kater of Austin. Among the gentlemen
were Messrs. M. Foster R. Gordon W. Fos-
ter T. C. Williams Klrkland Leer Castles
Sheets J. French and Lieutenant Cushman.
Carrie Watson vagrancy 5s; Wallace
Mitchell beating $5; John Meredith W.
McLeary Devoteo de la Fuento L. Bassler
drunk $5 each; L. Clements drunk aad dis-
TWO NEGROES KILLED IN MISSOURI-
SNOW SLIDE IN COLORADO.
Cos and Oprlnier Contemplate Declining
Lawrxncx Kansas December is The
saloon keepers of this city have given us their
light over the prohibitory law and are all
closed back as well as front.
ClTVorMutico Decembtr j6. The new
arrangement establishing differential duties In
favor of Meilcan vessels grants a reduction of
J per cent on all goods brought by Mesican
vessels and 8 per cent on Asiatic goods
brought to the Pacific coast by the tegular
St. Louis December JO Mrs. General
Sherman and her daughter Rachel had a nar-
row escape from death this afternoon. They
had just seated themselves in their buggy to
go home when Ihe horses became frightened
and dashed madly up Lucas avenue till.reach-
ing Eleventh street they collided with a lamp
post and awning. The ladies were tsken
from the wreck uninjured but badly shocked
and frightened. One of Ihe horses had its
back broken and was shot.
Baltimore December 26. The bleonlsl
session of the Socialists' Labor congress
opened to-day and was called to order by
Hugo Vogel Secretary of Ihe National Esecu-
tlve committee. A Committee on Credcntiala
was appointed. Twenty sections or branch
associations were represented. Sin Francisco
and Cincinnati were represented by proxies.
The regular committees were appointed
alter which the report of the Esecutive Com-
mittee was presented and adopted.
New Orleans December 26. In the trial
of the lottery mall case proceedings In Ihe
United States court counsel for the New
Orleans National bank moved to remand the
case to the State courts where it originated
on the ground that the matter at Issue being
under the postal laws comes within the juris-
diction ol the State courts which cannot be
divested of their rights to hear the case. The
Assistant Attorney General for the Postoflice
department made the opening argument at
the conclusion of which the court adjourned
Denver December 26. A Tellerrllle
special via Montrose dated the 24th says :
At noon to-day a snow slide came down the
Marshall basin carrying off the shaft house of
the Mendota mine containing 14 men eight
of whom were killed outright two wounded
and four dug themselves out. No particulars
are at present obtainable. A body of men
leave for the scene of the disaster In the morn-
ing. The mail carrier from Silvcrton to Ames
and Ouray due here last Friday has not yet
been heard from and Is supposed to have
been lost In crossing the range.
St. Louis December 26. On Monday
night last Simon Cole and several other
negroes threatened to clean out the police
force at Rolls and chased Deputy Marshal
Valentine Light to the Grant hotel. A few
moments later Light went to the hotel door
and finding the negroes still there fired two
shots at Cole killing him. Yesterday at the
same place Tom Smith a negro and a white
man named Beck got into a fight when
Sheriff Goddy interfered and ordered Smith
to throw up his hands. The negro not com-
plying instantly the Sheriff shot him In the
forehead icflictiap a mortal wound. The
people do not justify the shooting in either
San Francisco December 26 The de-
position of Frederick Burchard an Important
witness in the case of Miss Aggie Hill vs.
Senator Sharon was taken to-day. He testi-
fied that he was an accountant In a wholesale
grocery house In Portland Oregon. He met
Miss Hill at the Palace hotel in April iSSi.
He afterwards visited Beaumont Sharon's
country residence with Colonel and Mra
Slagg Miss Hill and others. While there he
saw Miss Hill frequently proposed to her
was accepted and the engagement acknowl-
edged before the visitors. It was broken olT
on the ground that the witness was deceived
as to the extent of her fortune. During the
period of her engagement she told him that
Fred Sharon and Dr. Bradford were both
deeply In love with her and had made her
offers of marrlaire. but that nn rrlstlnn. .
Isted between Sharon and herself other than
those of friendship.
Galveston Tex. December 26. Captain
Mulchings Superintendent of the life saving
stations on the coast of Texss is having two
supply boats constructed under his Immediate
supervision In this city. The boats are 23
and 27 feet In length ana nine and II feet
beam respectively and will be first clsss in
every particular. Thev will be used in
transporting mails supplies etc for the
stations she smallest boat Is going down to
Braios Santiago by the next Morgan steamer
and the largest which Is Intended for Ihe Pass
Cavallo will be sailed down by Captain
Hutchings when completed. Nine hundred
and eichty one Shares out of the 1000 nronoieil
for the new Catholic paper have been taken
up to this morning. The psper It Is expected
will be issued within the next few weeks. It
is reported that W. U Moody of this city has
purchased $7500 worth or the slock of the
National bank of Texas at $109 per share.
The butcher boys of Galveston will hold a
meeting to-morrow night for the purpose of
arranging the details of their annual New
t ear carnival.
Washington December 25. Cox (New
York) who was appointed Chairman of the
House Committee on Naval Affairs has in
formed an intimate friend a member of the
House that he will positively decline to serve
on that Committee when Congress reconvenes.
Cox assigns as his reasons for the refusal
that the Committee on Naval Affairs has com-
paratively little before it at the present Con-
gress and 22 years service In the House
entitles him to the Chairmanship of Foreign
Affairs. His friends say that in that position
Cox contemplated advocating a number of
reforms In the line of reducing the number of
foreign ministers vesting the consuls with
diplomatic powers when necessary apd Im-
proving the consular system so as ta make it
a more powerful agency for the advancement
Ten Cents a Week
TURNER OPERA HALL.
Six Nights Commencing Tuesday
actora under tho mauaircracnt of Mr. John J.
Collins pmrntlng the following carefully aa
k-cleU repertoire 1 "A Merry Christinas."
Thursday eve-pin BhaVcpearo'a great Bact
tragedy- J UL1 US C.iaAlL
Friday ovrnlnir srrand dmthln Mil John
Howard l'avne'as act play-llllUTUH:orTh
Tall nf Tarnilln and Hliakfp?are'a s ast
Taming or IhoHhrow.
Saturday evening. Phnkwpearr-'a celebrated
II act Irairedv-ItlCIIAIII) III; or.ThelUUlo of
Bpcclal funday evening performance prw
ontlng llulwcr'a popular S act play-lllCilB-1.1
i:U; or Tho Cousnlracy.
Pent now on rain nt Itlicliu'n oppoalte the
IKMtotace. Pcalo of prices 1 Centre section
t fiO veneral mlmlmlon Jl i No extra
charire lr reserved scats; gallery 73 cents.
Gregory i Co's'Cliiiiallall
TTe Hat Arranged J)ur f' '
5 c. TABLES. Wc iTABLES.
25c. TABLES SOdTABLES
S1.00 TABLES andoiTcr dolls
TOYS AND OTIIIIIt
80 that the poorest as' well as tho richest ran
Oil their stockings. Every buyer of 52 worth
of goods gets a ticket ror a chance In the dolls
and decorated dinner aet exhibited In our
windows. 100 feet front by 110 feet deep.
Nos. 409 411 413 and 415
FINEST DISPLAY in tie STAE
COME AND SEE US.
of Ihe commercial interests of the country.
Springer who desired the Chairmanship of the
Committee on Elections and was made Chair-
man ol the Committee on Expenditures in the
Department of Justice also contemplates
declining when Congress reassembles giving
as his reason that both he and his constituents
are insulted by his omission from all the
JUDGE LYNCH AT M'DADE.
Three Men Hung and Two Killed While
Seeking to Avenge Their Death.
Special telegram to tho Tost.
McDADr Tex. December 25.-Latt night
about 7:30 o'clock Henry rfeilTer Wright
McLemoreand Thad McLemore were taken
out of the saloon here by masked men and
carried about a mile in the brush and hanged
to a tree. Thad McLemore had been arrested
late in the evening on a charge of burglary
made by S. G. Walker of McDade. He was
under arrest at Ihe time the masked men took
him. while Ihe other two nmln hmn...j .
lie present. Pfelfferwas charged with horse
theft in this county. The pany that did the
hanging was about 40 or 50 men well armed.
To-day a party of aix men friends and rcla-
Uvea of the men hanged came In town and
raised trouble with lorn Bishop and Georce
A fight with guns and pistols took place (a
which Jack Bailey and Ax Bailey were killed
and lis) ward Bailey badly wounded but who
escaped. Willie Griffin a very estimable
young man of our town was shot through his
head and mortally wounded by Hayward
Bailey while assisting Milton and Bishop in
defending themselves. The five dead bodies
of the McLemores Baileys and PfeiiTer are
lying in the market-house none of their
friends having come for them and it is thought
the town will have serious trouble to-night
when they do come. It will be several days
before the jury of inquest will get through.
Brenham Tex. December 35. There is
considerable excitement here to-night over a
telegram from Governor Ireland ordering the
Brenham Grays to report at McDade in full
uniform and equipment with ammunition at
once. They will leave here in full force on
the II o'clock evening train. It is reported
here by the Glddings operator that three men
were hung there last evening by Judge Lynch
and that the friends of the victims came to re-
venge their hanging and two more were
killed and one mortally wounded. No
further particulars at this writing.
IlEiirsTEAD December 25. The Johnston
Guards commanded by Captain B. E. Bedell
under Colonel A. T. Bedell of the First
Regiment Texas Volunteer Guards left on the
f) o'clock train for McDade under order from
Governor Ireland Commander. The Captain
and fifteen men go.
The Beaumoot Enterprise gives a column
description of the Texas Iron Lumber com-
pany one of the large Umber concerns of thst
section. The company owns 300000000 feet
of standing timber has two mills with sawing
capacity of 100000 feet dally and employs
415 men in its lumbering operations.
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