The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 5, Ed. 1, Saturday, January 5, 1884 Page: 2 of 4
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The San Antonio Light.
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ATUItOAT JANIMUY 4 lSSi.
It Ij asserted that every gsrablini; house In
Philadelphia Is doted.
"Tin speciat edition of the San Antonio
Light for Christmas" savs the Waco Exam-
iner "is worthy the praise It is receiving."
The Waco Examiner predicts that the
special session will last 90 days and will not
have completed its work. In that event a
msjority of the law makers had better go ofl
and fall In the creek.
It is an open question if a herd law as a
proposed remedy for the fence cutting troubles
would be found satisfactory to the stock inter-
ests ;' the western part of the State. It would
change the entire system of stock raising.
As a general thing the saloen business is
not numbered among the failures in business
circles but in a number of Kansis towns late-
ly the publicans have gone to the wall with a
suddenness that is snjgettlve of financial dis-
aster beyond recovery.
Tut recent agitation of the street and sewer
Improvement has developed the fact thst
there are no mossbacks running for Aldermen.
Public opinion is in favor of Improvement and
progression and the man that stands In the
way will get stepped on.
A statement having been made that the
World's cotton expolition was in some man
ner under the control of Ihe Louisiana lottery
Mr. E. A. Burke Director General and tke
Hoard of Management denounce the state
ment as ridiculously and infamously false.
TliEccntInuar.ee of cholera in Egypt is a
danger of no small matter. Judge Forman
of the International tribunal at Cairo gives
some startling figures when he says the
deaths last summer are estimated from 65000
to 70000. A rigid quarantine may confine it
The building boom San Antonio most needs
at the present time is that of cottages. Rents
kre altogether too high and houses are too
scarce there being scores ol applicants in
nnswer to an advertisement of house to rent.
The want of houses drives many people away
from Ihe city because they Sod it impossible
to get suitable quarters.
The numerous business failures reported
every day from all over the country seem to
Indicate that the times are close everywhere
But the general opinion of men who are in
position to know is that all the country really
seeds is to be let alone and business will
even Itself up. Tariff tinkering by Congress
can be looked upon as a calamity.
The less time wasted in flights ol oratory at
Austin this winter the better off the Slate
will be. Business is what the special session
of the Legislature is called for and it should
be attended to promptly and fairly. There Is
a political bonanza in store for the man who
can so shape legislation as to settle the
troubles now agitating the western part of the
"It is an ill wind that blows no good" aavs
the Bellville Standard "and the latest report
irom the seat of war Is that cattle hare depre'
dated in value in consequence of Ihe fences
being destroyed. Now il they caa onlr suc
ceed in msklcg the butchers come down to
something like reasonable charges the fence
enters will not be such a bad set of fellows
Theek Is an evident desire to brine forth
candidate against Governor Ireland this fall
nd Peler Smith Esq Fort Worth's Mayor
is being boomed quite loudly. Governor Ire
land is not as popular as he was a few months
ago and has shown alack of real official ca.
padty but It Is a very open question If any
one man or ting can get the nomination away
' fro him II he desires it
IIeei Is a pointer for our city police which
ra'ght preveat a few of the marry burglaries
rported. The Chicago Times saysi "A
New York policeman going to a grocery
store to get a piece of pie discovered and
caught a burglar and it Is hence dear that the
prevalence of crime In New York is due to the
unfortunate fact that so few policemen prefer
pie to something stronger."
Tme agrarian outrages In way of destroyed
fences will have the effect at an early day of
bolishing cattle kings. The large herds.
like the Indian and the stsge driver will have
to give way to the advancing immigration.
This result is incvilabte and tke fence cutting
troubles have only hastened the time and It
will no doubt prove of benefit in Ihe end to
the State. Smaller herds and better grades
will pay as great a dividend as the old patri-
rchal system of slock raiting and the thou
sands of acres now given up solely to cattle
will be parceled out into small farms.
With n.r.l.t.nt rnusde xrilnlt it. the
habit of carrying concealed weapons can be
broken up. The D!las Times says j "The
pistol must go. All classes of people are
agalnit them and the penitentiary must tie
the punishment or pistol carrying In the
future. As an Illustration thst the people are
considering it we have only to point to a res-
olution of the Ennii Dallas and Waiahachle
hunting club which makes It an ollense lor
any member during the meetings ol the club
to carry any weapon forbidden by the laws of
the State. The attention of the press is called
to this as an evidence that the people of North
Texas have advanced and are civilised."
Brooklyn New York has Inaugurated a
ne scheme in Its municipal affairs. Its
latest novelty ssys the Tribune "is an unpaid
Board of Aldermen which will go Into power
with the new year. This will save the city at
least $25000 annually but a saving In money
Is not the only good result expected. It Is
believed that a better class of men will be
willing to serve in the Board hereafter that
fewer jobs will be put through It and that
unlcipal reform in general will be more
easily promoted. New Yorkers will watch
the experiment with Interest. This city Is said
to'not be yet ripe for municipal reform. Per-
haps that is so but If somebody would only
test us by suggesting that we should try to get
along without any Aldermen at alL"
The Chicago Times says t "Stories reflect
ing seriously upon the prowess of Mr. Paddy
Ryan are still in circulation. It may not be
true as is asserted that he has decided not
to meet Sullivan In the proposed knock-out
performance but quite a number of persons
would hare an increased respect for his wis-
dom and prudence if he had made up his
mind to that effect. Ryan has met Sullivan
before not by chance the usual way but in
a twenty-four foot ring and the meeting was
decidedly to his disadvantage. Then too he
has a mother a woman of stem heroic mold
who was profoundly diiguited with her son on
that occasion and who In the event of hit re-
ceiving another drubbing from Sullivan would
probably give him a far worse one herself.
Altogether nobody will blame Paddy If he
should allow some other pressing engagement
to interfere with his meeticg the lad from
The Houston Post saysi "Congressional
provision for the Presidential succession has
been agitated since the death of Garfield but
no settlement of the matler has been made.
Mr. McCord's bill now before the House Is
probably the most reasonable and acceptable
of all the schemes proposed. The provisions
in brief arc: I. 1 hat the Presidential elec
tors shall continue for four years to exercise
their office so far as that they may be called
upon to supply a vacancy caused by the death
or inability of both President and Vice Presi
dent. 2. That the Secretary of State shall
perform the duties of President ad interim
and shall issue a proclamation convening the
Board of Electors to supply the deficiency.
3. The same proceedures shall be observed
as in ordinary elections except the counting
of the electoral vote which shall be done on
the second Tuesday alter the meeting and or-
ganisation next succeeding she regular session
of Congress or if Congress be in session on
the eighth Tueiday after the election. This
plan of Mr. McCord is a simple and satisfac
tory one. It is thought it will meet with but
little opposition and its passage will put at
rest a question that has vexed Congress and
the people for some time."
Plies nro frequently prcoodod by a eonso of
wolfrbt In the back loins and loner part of tho
abdomen causing the patient to suppose he
has sorao alloctlon of the kidneys or neighbor-
ing orjraus. At times symptoms of Indigestion
are present as flatulency uneasiness of tho
stomach eta A motsturo llko perspiration
producing a Vory dlsagrccai Itching partic-
ularly at night after getting warm in bed. Is a
very common attendant Illlnd Weeding and
Itching Piles yield at once to tho application of
Dr. Uosonko'a Pile Kemedy which acta directly
upon tho parts altcctod absorbing tho Tumors
Mlaylng the intense Itching and effecting a
permanent cure where all other remedies have
tailed l'rico CO cents. Sold by O. Schauta A.
Tho proof of tho pudding Is not In chawing
tho stiiug Dut In having an opportunity to test
tho article direct. C. bebrum A. Drclss and L.
Orynskl druggists have frco trial bottles of
Dr. lloaanko's Cough and I.ung Hj run for each
and every one who Is aUllctod with Coughs
Colds Asthma Conai-nptlun or any Lung
Want or Faith.
If C. Schasse I- Orynskl or A. Droits drug-
gists do not succeed it it not for the want of
faith. They baro such faith in Dr. Dowuiko't
Cough and 7-ung Syrup as a remedy for Coughs
Colds. Consumption and Lung Allcctlonfl that
they will give a trial bottle free to each and
overy ono who Is In need of a medlolne of this
Order this fine oonl from Harrison & Harri-
son 21 Soledad street or Scbultze 4 Son
Commerce street or from John Crosby & Co.'s
coal office and lard north sldo Military plaza:
telephone No. sio. ll-ES-tf.
100000 Hard Jlu. iit Jlrlck "
For sale rick work done cheap. Cisterns
a speclalty.UNo. S Lavaca and 23 Soledad
street. Us.Mir Hunt.
Sealed bldt will be rroelved at ray office un-
til II a. m January 6 IBM on a ttorehouso
for Ed. Stores liwi. Plant and specifications
t0.tflt'.n at n' OOICO. AmiEUUlLES
Tako " BLACK-PR AUOHT" and yon
will never bo bilious.
Bold br James Clavln andL.Oryntkidrugglsts
Ily vliltlng this wholcsalo and retail estab-
lishment lou will find their largely
Moiled itock of
Photographic material spongra chamois
skins etc. fresh supplied also elegant tcllet
sets toilet soaps colognes perfumes tooth
powder hair and tooth brushes toilet
powder eto. lS-10-lm
Ilosack & Newton
1 unmimn irnwri
Auctioneers Commission Merchants and Gen-
tV Have largo store rooms for Consign-
ncnls at 31 Soledad street opposite court bouse.
No. 12 Miila Flfizn
Ban Antonio Texas wholesale dealer and man.
ufacturer has the Isrgeet stock of
Jt MUiuuiva I iiuiunuiivi
In the city and gives tke best value for the
money to bo had In Texas. Call and sco for
TYPE for SALE.
700 PoHnds Long Primer
Almost as good as new at SO cents per pound.
000 Pounds Bmicr
Samo as used In tho Lian-r at 33 cents. Also
ono csso old style nonpareil about 100 pounds
at ono half tho prleo of new typo. Have also
10 Fonts Display Type
and column rules suttablo for a country
weekly paper. Address
T. B. JOHNSON
Caro Lioiit office.
I was suffering from blood poison and mer-
curial rheumatism and bad spent 9.500 for
treatment with no benefit and It seemed that
I was doomed to die. Caught at Uwlft'a Spo-
ciuo as a uruniumr uiau wuum Hi a tiraw ana
It has saved mo from a horrible death and
cured me sound and wclL It Is the greatest
modlclne In tho world.
C. H. SMILEY Qulncy.lll.
IIKIir.niTAltV.-Kwifl's Specific cured mo
sound and well of a Scrofulous taint Inherited
from my ancestors. J. A. MAY Mscen Go.
Iam sure that Swift's Spoclflo saved my life
given up to die. Hwllt's Spocino relieved ma
promptly ana cnnroiy. 1 idiiik it is t he ercat
est remedy of the age. C. G. SPUNCKIt
Bup't Gas Wks Uome Go.
$1000 REWAllD SeUftMa
tlolu of mercury. Iodide potagaliltn. or an
poisonous substance. SWIFT SPECIFIC CO'.
Drawer .1. Atlanta. n.
Our treatise on D'ood and Skin Diseases
mailed ireo on application. v-s-ly
To Whom ItMay Concern.
and quallflod ai aulgnee of Louis Wolf ant.
Adulpb Aplelbaum. lately doing butlnpaaaa
partners under tbA name and itjle of Louis
nun.m f.u.iiw wen tominerco .u reel. Ban
Antonio. Texan. Leopold At. MiniiAri..
Baa Antonio Tox. December ! 1883. 03w
Staehely & Tips
No. SO Coinmere Street Saa An-
tonio Dealers In
Builders Hardware Iron Steel
Malls Hon Shoes Wood Work
l Toala of Every Deseriptlo
PAINTS and OILS
Table and Pocket Cnllery.
John Deoro hand and an.v nlnwa. nnttl.
vat or eto. Tenncmeo waona and general
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N. S. BURNHAM M. D.
272 commerce Street
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most approved manner with th latest ap
anoos. Crooked eyes straightened artltlu
Inserted te move naturally eto a to.
City of San Antonio Decembers! 188.1. 1
Ily virtue of tho authority conferred on mo
by tho charter and ordinances of the city I
James II. French Mayor of tho city of Anto-
nlo.tlo issuo this my proclamation ordering
and directing that an election bo held In this
city on the
Second Monday in January 1881
(llth) for tho following officers to-wlt I
One Alderman In each ward to till vacancies
occaslonod by the oxplratlon of the term of
service of tho following Alderman vial J.N.
uanarncr waru nn ij auvuius uoisnap
ward No. 4; II. U DeuoniT ward No. 3; Uinli
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The polls will be opened In the different
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Vcramcndl street presiding omcer (J. (1. Arts:
Third word. Alamo presiding otUcer lldtruru
Villi lia" street presiding oaicer O. K. Ilrcn-
The 'election wilt ho held and returns ho
mado In accordance with an ordinance govern-
jnir elections chapter 10 revised ordinances
be alllxcd. this tho od of llere-nbor.
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O. XX. 3Vi:TJ3EI3E3Frr
Dealer in Paints Oils Wall Paper Window Glass
Mirror Plates Artists' Materials Etc.
I'lctiiro Framing and Flno Sign Work a Specialty. 10-S-ttm
SOULE & WILLIAMS
PAINTS OILS GLASS ETC .
Solo Agcuts for tho Celebrated Averll Healy-HlxedPalat.
Paper Hangings in Every Variety.
233 and 235 East Houston Street San Antonio Texas.
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ty All kinds of binding- and ruling done with neatness durablblty and dispatch. Cnmpot
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H. W- K03SNZGSBERQ-
No. 30 Solcdnd Street San Antonio.
Dyrlnir andsoourlnr a specialty. Keep a well seleoted stock of jeans and oasslmers sprlrur
bottom pants on hand. Uuaranteos entire satisfaction In styl fit and prices ltepslrlng done
In good style (live him a call. 7-a-Sm
MESQUITE BLOCK PAVEMENT.
Offlco aud Factor 300 80S S.
olas. SSo. per loot. 8coond-class:c. Heforenccs: F. Orooa President Qorman-Eniilth acSc il:
F. W. Laniro Treasurer San Antonio Labor association FrlU Dlppert (Joone It. Stnmt r.
II. I) titumbon. 7 29. ir
Chas. Hummel & Son
Ammunition Fishing Taokle and Sportlnir Articles which they offer at Astoalshlas; low
Prices and defy oorapetltlin. 30 0ommeree street. Ban Antonio Tessa.
t2T llepalrlnit a specialty and work guaranteed.
Bocrne Tcx.f A.TV. Barr Prop
home comforU el can bo found anywhere.
the Htato. Pure well and olatern water Ai i
health resort Hoerno baa no equal In Texas
enpeciall for pulmonary romplUnta. Our
Hotel property In Docrne Texas situated on
the Public Square and tho bank of Clbolo
Creek. Tho house has SO rooms BOO feet of
promenade gallery two-story has 2H seres of
ground with an orchard of select fruit trees;
also a fine garden. Has two wells and a cistern
with forco pumps and Irrigating mactalnory.
Plenty of etaelo room and Is the stage- stand
for all tbo different stage llaes. Hal a large
patronage and can be bought at a' bargain.
For Information and particulars apply to
10-10tf T. n. JOHNSON this office.
SAN ANTONIO. TRIAS.
AtBosslirtrdt's SAloon Opposite
' . Groos' Bank
Finest meals best cooking superior atten.
Also dopot;for wholesale Fish Oysters Oame
and Dressod roultry.
Laredo Street; Sun Antonio.
J. U. nROwsotr
Traders' National Bank
Mi Comment) Street
SAN ANTONIO TBXAB.
Transacts a general banking uslnesa.
Private Lodging House
112 corner Avesme K and Seventh street.
Furnished rooms to let by day week or month
at liberal prices. 10-JWm
The Best In the Word
Eajj EiehiJi' SrKtl'lrOifcBf SiDgla.Iha
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AND FISRIRO TACKLE.
Agent for tefr-rerHamaserlessOuns. No. W0
lomroerce street Saa Antonio Teiaa. Send
for price list lS-M-sm
SIX MILLION ACRES
for Salo by
Formerly with Isvnd Department In torna.
tJonsl and Great Northern railway.
30 Cownorfe St Cor( lfsjarro
Hp stain over Bluaa k Koenlgsberter's Saa
Antonio Texas Western agent for the New
York and Texas X-a-d company limited
owner of the International . and Great
northern and Houston and Great Northern
railroad land grants and other lands. n-T-tm
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