The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 57, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 6, 1884 Page: 1 of 4
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SMOKP. THE BEST II II BMOKll TIIEltlBST
San Antonio Light
r r J IIAlllir 1IAUJI & CO.
' -" Sole Agent.
5-Cent Cigar in the Market
IIAIIUY ItAUM & CO.
IDoI.IUD. Hlo. 57.
pSmx Hntonlo iTcyns tEbursbnyj flDnrcb 0 ISS4.
Wlmt mnkes n man fci'l good ?
A neat SUIT In which ho known ho
Add to this n nlco HAT n wcll-ilttlng
SHIRT and n now pair of SHOES ami
yon will feel llko n railroad president.
Our FIRST lot of SPUING GOODS
Tor men's wear Is Just In and we would
llko you to call and examine both goods
" You will find both right."
252 AND 254 COMMERCE ST.
TURNER OPERA HALLV
Mnrrli It unit 0. Ih
Now Yoric eiicr-ten
A BUNCH OF KEYS;
on the hotel.
Ily Chan. II. tlort urn! Wllln Edmitn. Willi a
record of over too poms' cuflvo nhrlits at the
Hun Knnchm open linnw. Now Vurk Intrn-dtit-lnir
tho umiroieli.in1u i huraeu-r como-
fiiiluintti-d liy h irriiil imhI Tli'i ! Iiriltcl
Minimi V'lt-w Uoi.-IH.-t" curried In It" en-
tirety. (Mirln.il iihi'Ic; el punt coHtiimlnir.
Dudley MiiAiIhw MiiimKi-r; lUrry A. trf-e
Ailml'olon f I iritlh ry .'Dpi nl Seals now on
ealnnttt-l-hu'' vtltlioul extru chartre.
In the City to Buy
Pure Wines and Liquors
For Family Use is the
CITY GROCERY STORE
Also anything in the
Fancy Grocery Line.
206 Commerce Street.
J. W. HANNIG
Wholesale Itotull Dealer hi
furniture Carpets anil Mattings
Oil Cloths Window Shudea Ktc.
37 and 39 Commeroo street Ban Antonio Tor.
GEO.W. VAN VORST
LATHS SIIINOIVKH FTC.
California ltedwoori sash door blinds and
raoutdtm;. Or. IMwsnn and CboBtnut su.
can Antonio. Teivpuono 01. i.iu-om
f. w. McAllister
Bucccuor to V. Vf . McAllister
Si Ilro.. dcalor lu
Groceries Country Prota Etc.
a. r. FiiiciDA.
it. M. rritEiDA
Nt 15. Cor Cammerce and Alnmo Sts
BucooBBora to PerolJa Ilroi. established 1M8
formerly on Market titreet. All kinds of re-
pairing done In a flrst-clius manner. 1913 3m
. HARRY C. MILLER
STUNCILS AM) SKALS
Metal chocks door plate bouso numbers etc.
no. o nnviuTu irugit aujuiuiug uroon uuuk
Dan Antonio i-wt
Saturday March 8 1884.
For members and Invited guests
SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH.
Tho Ce'emony of C o.ind Creu'ng Ye i.May anil
IMS Festival at Krlseh'i Hill
Tho ceremony of tho ground hrenUng
of tho .Second Baptist church to he liullt
on Narp street yesterday was largely
attended hy tho colored pcoplo of tho
city and the ceremonies were very Im-
posing. On the platform wero a nuinher
of ministers of tho e.lty churches hot It
white ami colored among which were
liovs. .1. W. Nell Unwell Utichanan V.
11. l'rcston of the Presbyterian church ;
l!v. Mr. Klllough of Arkansas; Itev.
Dr. S. W. Mnrston a Mlnslonnry llaptlst
from St. Louis: Itev. W. S. Kalklnhurg
of tho Methodist chureli and Deacon E.
Everett of the Baptist church.
Among the colored ministers wero liov.
C. Emory of the First .Macedonia
llaptlst church; Itev. Mack llenson of
St. Paul's African Methodist Episcopal
church and Itev. L. 0. Jordan; pastor of
tho proposed new church.
Tho address ofwcloonio was delivered
hy ltov. J. W. Noll who was followed hy
Dr. Mnrston wltllo short speeches wero
made by tho oilier ministers present.
Dr. Mnrston mado an oiler that If a
building to cost $A7X) was erected on
the site to contribute on the behalf of
tho Missionary society tho sum of $100.
The Han Antonio colored brass hand
furnished appropriate inttslo for tho oc-
casion. This Is the tlrst ceremony of the
kind that has taken place In tho city
and 'was both Interesting and Instruct-
ing. To lEev. L.G. Jordan tlio pastor of
the Second Baptist church much credit
Is due for his great energy and zeal In
the face of money and perplexing dllll-
cultles and thu beginning madehould
lecelvo liberal support from ourjeople
gencrall.y Every church erected Is n
monument attesting tho progress nnd
advancement of the community and Its
Influence Is felt by every ono.
Tho festival at Krlsch's hall In tho
evening was very largely attended uiid
was a lltilng wind-up of tho ground
breaking ceremonies and thoroughly en
joyed by all present. Tho singing on
the occasion wps most cxcel'cnt and en-
terprising while tho oilier festivities
wero equally enjoyable.
Another Letter from "C;tljen"-A hovi.ng De-
mandod From tho Present AiIm..il:lrt!on.
Editor turn Antouiii Unlit:
L.i:kio March I. "Voter" teems to
doubt my sincerity and evidently thinks
I belong to tho city ring. I can assure
lil 1 ti I am dead against all such cliques.
I quite agleo w th "voter" railing a
meeting ami I think tho sooner wo have
It the belier for tho Interests of this city.
it prctent wo arc In the postt'on of
King Mellaril III. who ollered his king
dom for a horso and tboy brought him a
ma(yo)re. Already tho order hr3 gono
forth for the market house cto. to be
llnlshed in six weeks solho present r.ng
can accept tho bu'ldlng previous to go-
ing out of olllco. The contractor Is mak-
ing loud talk about certain pah e.i get-
ting nil the sugar and says he will hold
fast until he gets his shniu of pie. Our
taxes aro growing fast; 25 cetus on tho
$100 last year; this coming year to bo 40
cents and God only knows where this
thing will slop so long as tho present
ring grinds at the otgan. Suppose wo
put an Injunction on all eonitacls until
this ring Is broken up.
lly all means let a nice ing of
tax-payors and citizens bo called at
onco and give tho present Council a
chanco to-defend themselves. Tho C'.tj
Engineer might attend and bring with
him plans and speolllcniloiu of a market
house nnd show tho Inievssicd public
which way the bull run. Wo might n'so
request tho Into Ci.y Engineer to say In
what siaio matters wero In when he left
the olilco. No doubt lie can explain a
good deal If ho likes in fact wo could
hold ono of tho most In. crested meetings
ever called together for tho publla good
I proposo also to ctjiploy tho Limit
olllco to print 1000 good size posters to
distvlbttto nntong the ftclernlty belong
Ing 0 tho ring reminding them of con-
trite. s they undertook to carry out for
tho public good and proving the only
lnte.-csts they hare studied Is their own
and this Is why Laredo Is dead and
honest people refuse to live hero
Voter says clil.ens cati kick? Will he
help us? Wo will klok llko mules.
To conclude I proposo to arraign the
whole stall' of city olllccts and mako
caoh nnd overy man glvo an aoootint of
his stewardship or brand them with
blue paint so thoy may bo known by tho
rising generation to oomo.
Ono thine Is certain that any sober
man may leel let alono see a great
iraud Is In operation ut the market house
building nt tho cost of tho taxpayers
and Is tho common talk In tho city with
contractors who put lu bids for tho
work. This state of allltlrs must be
well known to the Council and City
Engineer. The latest quory Is what
olass of tin is tho roof covered with? Can
Mr. Voter enlighten us on tho matter?
Is tho specltlcatlon st'.ll to bo found
wnicu was reeorueu last uctonerr
It Is also understood no clock Is to go
In the tower although SjftQ was sneol.
tied for same. Surely the llttlo warm
weather we have had docs not melt
moiiev. Our c tv fathers ant fonil of
meeting nnd blowing bard. Will they
agree to meet tho tax-payers and clear
tip an tins mysierv aiiout iiiiierent con-
rants itiiiier incir cuarge r .Mnyoe
'Voter" lias still some wav to iret out of
the bog. Let's hear. Oiwkn.
Whit the Reporters Learneit on Their Tour
Through the City.
Mrs. Ottto Andrao Is very 111.
No business in Justice Adam's court
Spring trade Is opening quite lively
nt Wol tarn's.
To-day Is the anniversary of tho full
of tho Alamo.
Judge Mason has received tho news
of his father's slcknc.vi In Virginia.
The front of Suholz's saloon on Ala
mo street Is being handsomely re-
painted. Tho grand Jury ought to by all
means tackle tho violators of tho Sun-
Tho Vaudeville has a change of pro-
gramme to-night. Sco ndvertWcmcnt
The members of the Vurltii associa
tion aro requested to meet this evening
nt 8 o'clock.
Elk Lodge 3.1 Knights of I'ythlas
meet tq-nlght for work in tho llrst and
The caso of John Williams for so
liciting passengers nt tho depot was
continued thts morning.
Tho high prico of gas has caused one
Mnln plaza merchant to cut oil thereby
saving tho nlco llttlo sum of $1700 a year.
The young ladles of 1'nlno Methodist
Episcopal church Invito their friends nnd
the public to nttend the Pink T to-night.
Messrs. Samuels & Unit aro retiipdc'-
Ing tho "Old Professor" saloon and will
make It ono of tho handsomest In tho
The case of W. S. Clarko vs. A. G.
Clarke an attachment suit occupied tho
attention of the Fedeiul court this
Several members of tho San Antonio
bar have signed n petition requesting
that Judge Turner's salary of $:i.")00 a
year ho Increased to SMDO.
The trustees of the Second Uapt.st
church request us to return thanks to
Mr. E. Iteed and others who kindly as
sisted them yesterday.
Messrs. IIo3ack & Newton wlll'bave
an Important auction sale to-morrow
morning at 10 o'clock nt their herdquar-
tcrs No. 7 W est Houston street.
Mr. Walter Scott hits been assigned
tho contract to put down it mcsqulto
block skluwnlk from Houston street
bridge to Lnbatt's former olllco.
Conundrum Why are the telephone
builders like tho greatest wanderers of
the world? llccattso they go from polo
to polo and climb to climb at will.
Tho sewer question is to bo voted
on Saturday March ami more Inter-
est should bo manifested by tho puhllo
at largo upon so Important n question
The LitniT has received throitgh Mr.
Nat Salzbachcr complimentary tickets
to tho first annual ball of tho Purlin as-
sociation to bo held nt Casino hall Mon
day evening March 10.
A GOOD ACT.
Mr Kampmann Donates A Lot to the Benevolent
Society or German Ladles.
Tho llenovolent society of tho German
ladles held n meeting yesterday after
noon nt Scholz's hall for tho purpose of
carrying out their htimano and charitable
Intentions. After much of tho work was
done Mr. J. II. Kampmnnn camo forward
and donated to tho society a lot constat
ing of about one acre near the head of
the river. This Is a worthy and laud
able act for all such Institutions should
be fostered and developed nnd tho
one way to do this Is to stand by and
help them. They aro ornaments to so
ciety and n link between the upper nnd
lower classes demonstrating to tho
'groat army of the poor" that there are
many who will cheet their hard lot In
this world and as far ns possible strew
their rooky way with tho flowers of olmr-
lty and brotherly love.
Man Proposes Cod Disposes.
At tho rear of Doah & Kische' sa'oon
on Main street early this morning tho
dogs heralded the approach of strange
persons by tilling the morning air with
their sofc und musical bark. Mr. Itlsche
awakened by this tumultuous harmony
dragged his unwilling person towards
tho spot whenco the serenading arose
Just arriving In tlmo to see a man lump
Ing over the feneo Into Navarro street
Here tho escaped ono ohuckled gently
to himself on tils recent escape but un
fortunately ho did not perceive a police-
man waiting with open arms to tender
him a hospitable night's shelter In the
bat cave for which he was charged $10
this morning by the Ilenorder.
At about 0 o'clock yesterday a member
ortue Liqut stair witnessed an aot of re
markable daring and skill on the part of
jur. James Ulllls a conductor on the
street railway who standing nenr tho
postolllee saw a mule break from a car
near Houston street and oamo dashing
wildly down tho plaza with the heavy
roil draw-bar iiiidehnlns flylugnhoiit Its
legs and heels nnd Inciting It to greater
speed nnd frenzy nt ovcryjump. At Its
loso approach Mr. (Hills ran out nnd
waived his amis and hut directly In front
f tho'llylng mule which canned It to
wervo within n few feet of Glllls who
with a quick Jump seized the bridle anil
was swung soiuo distance before stop-
lug tho runaway. Ilo thenqiilckly ills-
ngaged the traces and quieted the ani
mal which was found to lmve a sprained
ankle nnd several cuts. It was all caused
tho Jolting out of the draw-holt
In making the turn.
Fast Time Saloon.
Yesterday ono from tho Celestlnl re
gions gave somu ollcnue (while drinking
In tho above nnined saloon) to two
brothers balling from tho land of tho
Montczttma8. Tho Celestlnl broke for
tho street; tho brothers giving tally ho
qulokly pursued. Tho former however
aided by tho wings of fear made fast
time and outran his opponents. A
most ludicrous sight was the Chinaman
with his pig tail streaming In the wind
and overy now nnd then casting back
ward looks wllh an Intense look of I-
hope-I'Il-get-away In his eyes. The
brothers gave up tho chase nnd their
thoughts of vengennce soon floated
away In n sea of whisky.
He Was Concerned.
Mr. John F. Gimp told a Liuiit man
thts morning that ho was much con
cerned on heating of the nrrcstofhls
man Franks which concern our o'teemed
evening contemporary seems to doubt.
Mr. Camp received a pcrmltfioiu Colonel
Valdcz allowing his mnn to cross the
river to hunt for lost cattle nnd It seems
that his authority docs not extend over
the custom house ofdeers one of whom
arrested Franks with Ids horse nnd
arms. On receipt of a telegram from his
man Mr. Camp at onco proceeded to Dr.
Ornclas and stated tho facts of tho case.
Tho Consul Immediately ordered the re
lease of Franks nnd Mr. Camp Is
anxiously awaiting tho result of this
Departure of a Worthy Citizen.
The I.iniiT announces with sorrowful
feelings the Intended departure from San
iVntonlo of Captain P. Sid Jones for
many years past tho popular and suc-
cessful manager df tho Mllburn Wngon
Co.'s brunch of business In San An
tonio. Tho Captain Is homesick for his
old homo In Tennessee nnd says ho
longs to get back to the country "where
all the streams Instead of being tilled
with water flow bank full with good
old Itoblnson county whisky." ThoLinu r
wishes success to tho Captain nnd his
family In their future home; nnd In our
regrets nt his loss from San Antonio n
host of our best citizens fully concur.
The date of Ids departure Is llxed for
Editor Stm Antonio Unlit:
There aro certain subjects always hi
order in the welfare of all cities and the
writer thinks that this city should keep
before her people the advisability of
manufacturing Interests. San Antonio
must and will bo n great manufacturing
city thereby developing tho many re
sources nt her door. Suppose a few of
her citizens call n meeting of the City
Counc'l and lay tho Importance of said
matter beforo that body and ask that tho
city to encourago same do pass a law
exempting all manufacturing Interests
from city taxes for n term of ycnrsthcro-
by encouraging tho Investment of for
eign capital that said move may bo
considered favorably by capitalist! In
the East where money Is plenty nnd
cheap. If samo ho done and proves ns
It must bo a success then If des'red by
the parties who contribute their skill
and money In our midst let tv memorial
be presented Co the State Legislature to
co-operate In exempting tho said manu
factures from State and county taxes
Who will respond nnd take the lead In
this Important matter ? OnsKiivr.it.
Bunch of Keys Last Night.
Last night tho "Hunch of Keys" wes
presented to a very good house notwith
standing Minnie Hank's concert nt
Casino hall and from beginning to end
It was met with roars of laughter and
encoro on encoro. Teddy Keys (Miss
Flora Moore) was Indeed a wild rosebud
sustaining the character throughout with
nmost comlo vividness. Tho rosebud
has a tlno stago appearance nnd was n
decided success. Littleton Snags Mr.
W. C. Crosblo was Intensely dry never
overdoing his part but presenting the
faithful ploturo of what' ho was u legal
gentleman who knows us much of nil -nlng
a hotel as a good many do In that
business. Jonas Grimes (G. A. Hooker)
nnd his $2 Is a rare comedian and the
studying of his character which he has
undoubtedly done elicited applause
from overy part of tho hottso at every
appearance. Tho singing vn3 good and
everybody did their best Colonel St.
Clair Bray being funny In tho extreme.
Tho spectators left the house nil agree
ing that "The Bunch of Keys" Is ono of
the best companies that has visited us
THE CALVEST0N EXCHANGE TO MEMO-
An Ohio Treasurer Cone Wrona--Plllshuroh
Brewers Mining In rollllcs--Slrlke In
Ihe Tullman Car Shops.
Wasiiimiion March !. The Hon.
Kenneth llnvnor. solicitor of tho Treas
ury died at thu National hotel tills after-
noon. Nor.WAi.K Ohio March C M. O. Vnn-
flcct Treasurer of Huron county has
absconded. Ills cash account Is short
from $.-i(X.i0 to SfitKW. His bondsmen nre
good for tho amount. It is thought ho
is In Canada.
Tnov N. V. March fi. ltcnncslacr
county elected in HcpubUcnn super
visors 12 Democrats and two Independ
ents overcoming tho Democrntlo mnjor-
ny in tue noaru. rue asiungton coun-
tv KctiuhllcniiH enrrv 1(1 of 17 towns a
gain of four supervisors.
Los Aniiki.k .March ti. Several miles
of tho Southern l'nclllo Is wttshed out on
tho Colo desert nenr tho mammoth tanks.
The east bound passenger train which
leu i.os Atigeies on .iionuny is rcponcti
ditched at that station and Isolated by
extensive washouts on both sides.
Litti.1: ltocif Alk. March 5. X Now-
port special says : This morning ono
milo south of White river a work trnln
on tho Iron Mountain railway was
wrecked killing John Irruruk nnd T.
White nnd injuring Pat Woinenfurth P.
Harrison ami ii iinaiii iJiirliam lite
wounded were taken to St. Louis.
IlAi.TiMoiti: Mil. March 0. Tho Manu
facturers' liecord publishes n statement
showing that during January nnd Feb-
ruary tho capital Invested In Southern
manufactures and minlngcntcrprUcs In-
creased $2H2C.0(KK). Kentucky shows
the largest aggregate $IIS.H000 with
Alabama second $."i2100tK).
Sr. Lottii Mo. March fi. Suit for
dlvorcowas Instituted toJday by Fred-
crick Fcddecke against his wife Nnncy
L. Fcddecke. She Is landlady of the
houso where Tiller tho Foclllo Exnrcs?
robber boarded. The petition alleges
adultery between Tiller and Mrs. Fcd-
decke. No new developments In tho
express rouuery case
Cmc.ino March fi. A number of tho
workmen employed In tho freight car
construction shops of the Pullman Car
cohipany nt Pullman Illinois hnvo quit
work. Tho workmen dcolnre their
wages have been reduced from $1 fiO to
9 1 til) per nay. tiio strikers piaco ineir
numlfcrs nt 'joo while tho olllclals of the
.nnmnv am' llii.l' iln lint ..rrw.i.il .VI M'lin
company sny they do not exceed W). Tho
works nave stopped.
U.nio.yiow.v Pn. March fi. Suits for
criminal libel havo been entered against
tho editor of the Kcpiihllcan-Stnndnrd
hy It. II. Adder and Lawrence Knott
members of tho Jury which acquitted
uiikcs. ino alleged unci appeared in
March lust and consisted In great part
of the head lines to an nrtlclo written on
the subject of Duke's acquittal. Damage
suits will also bo brought by tho samo
Waiiiixc.to.v March fi. Tho cntlro
clerical force of tho Census Bureau 105
In number have been suspended from
tho 10th instant owing to thu exhaus-
tion of the appropriation for tho main-
tenance of the Bureau. Tho superintend
cnt. chief clerk nnd ono clerk are not In
eluded In the order ns a sulllcient sum
remains to- pay their salaries for a fort
night longer when It Is hoped the de
ficiency appropriation bill will be
Pmsnuitn March fi. Tho United
States Brewers association has Just
Issued a circular to nil linns; members of
the association requesting them to
make out a list of nil voters In their em
ploy nlso thoso who havo neglected to
tuko our naturalization papers me
ohlent of this action Is to learn the exact
political strength of their manufacturing
interest in this country which It is
tliouglit wilt eventually merge into a
strong political faction entirely distinct
irom alt outers.
Ci.kvki.ani Maroh fi. William Mo-
Milan living near Huron went home
drunk last night nnd abused his wife
who threatened to call In the neighbors
for help. MoMllan sworo he wott'd kill
the llrst man who entered the house
Present'.? G. Thompson need 19. ap
peared In the door having an eirand at
mo pinco anu ucing ignorant oi trouuio
there. MoMllan imsinklng him for an-
discovcrlng his error nnd fearful of the
consequences ne tried to snoot nimsen
but only succeeded in intltctingn trifling
flesh wound In tho side. MoMllan was
arrested anil tailed nt Huron and this
mornlnc was found dead In his cell. The
coroner's verdict was suicide by rat
Galveston March 0. Tho following
notlco was bulletined to-day nt tho cot
ton exchange : "Pursunnt to request of
ten members a general meeting of tho
Exchange Is called for Saturday March
8. to consider ns to metuorallzlnc; Con
irress concerning silver legislation. It
Is nronosed to petition Conirress to sus
pend tho coinage of silver. Letters
from Schurbelher & Co.. New lork.
Came & Co. Galveston say that a sub-
tcct which attracts considerable atten
tion In llnancial circles is the possibility
nf a colli lircmlum In the near future n
result which is almost inevitable if gold
should no sii'ppetl Irom ncro in largi
ounntttles and silver should continue v
bo coined as heretofore. Already calls
on gold nro sought for the balance of the
ear at $i.ui nun n premium
l-l ncr cent is said to bo
ollered for such privilege. Under tho
circumstances wo have concluded to
tllinlnto for nnvmcnt In cold for nil con
tracts of exchange both for Immediate
nnd future delivery as wo consider the
situation serious enough to call for this
REPORTERS VS. DIPLOMACY.
English Complaint Against Prattling Kings
iV very rcmarknhlo change In the habits
of diplomacy has hitherto passed with-
out remark says the St. James Gazette.
Much of its business Is now transacted
through tho medium of a certain sort of
representative of the press called an In-
terviewer. Quito within n recent period
the King of Spain the Prlnco Imperial of
Germany M. Ferry tho Chief of tho
rench Cabinet and the Marquis Tseng
tho Chinese AmbassnUor have been
found among tho high personages who
have chosen this means of expounding
their views nnd sentiments on matters
of the gravest Importance. Whether
this novelty In the conduct of diplomatic
Intercourse Is dcslrnblo of the reverse
may be questioned. That It constitutes
departure from all tho best traditions
of diplomacy Is clear. Nor Is It less n
lolatlon of that unwritten law which
has hitherto governed tho relations of
ministers nnd responsible statesmen In
the conduct of the matters Intrusted to
The practice appears to be an Impor
tation from America where dlplomncy
can hardly bo said to exist where any
Intelligent citizen Is supposed to bo com-
petent to represent the Itcpubllo nt any
of tho courts of Europe nnd where
therefore there nre no prejudices to be
shocked. In fact tho new practice Is all
in accord wim mo iceting so oiten ex-
pressed by Amcrlcnns that secreoy Is
superfluous and unnecessary In nlValrs
of State. Secret diplomacy has been
treated ns n worn out old world system
nnd tno natural outcome seems to tie u
llplomaoy lu which newspaper corre-
lonuenis are me cuici agents j.iu is
thts to he tho diplomacy of tho future?
And Is It n good thing that atl the vary-
ing phases of International discussion
and dispute Bliould be displayed In the
columns of tho newspaper press? It is
time to asK tne question ii wo are to
have more such ex-ofllclo utterances on
endlnir nuestlons ns that letter from
the Chinese Ambassador to the editor of
a German review.
In this letter "ills ExcellencrMarauls
Tseng begs to express his indebtedness"
to the snlu editor for tho desire he ban
shown "to see such a solullon ns China
could honorably accept" In tho Tonquln
question. After this p.vambletho writer
goes on to say: "ou nro desirous of
ascertaining whntate the lines on which
China would be prepared to come to an
arrangement with Franco on thts sub
ject" and proceeds: "To save time In
ndlcatlmr these. 1 now forward you n
cutting from the Times of tho .list of
December as containing what was at the
time It was written a preity accurate
expression of tho views of tho Chinese
Government" etc. going on to explain
how In Ids own view tho situation may
hare changed by tho capture of Sontay.
But our concern at this moment is not
with what tho Marquis Tseng.may havo
thought tit to reveal to tho editor of a
German review cither as to his own
opinions nnd policy or those of his Gov-
ernment nt Pekln but what is the prob-
able cll'ect upon tho negotiations be
tween l-runco iiniiunina ot sucu oratori-
cal excursions In the ptiblto press. As
for that however we have only
to look Into tho newspapers of a few
days to sco that the result may be a
good deal of qtilto unncccssacy Irrita
tion jvor ino rest wiiniever may oo
the opinion in the United States us to
the worihleBsness of reticence in Inter
national business tho Americans are
much too shrewd a people not to bo
aware ttiat in private utiuirs it wotuu ue
ltnposslblo In many cases to arrive at
any satisfactory conclusion on such lines.
Tho conduct of negotiation of dispute
between different governments Is less
likely to end well if it is carried on with
n chorus at hand to comment on each
act and expres3 more or less violent
opinions about it. In diplomacy as
hitherto conducted tho chorus has been
dispensed with; nnd Its introduction
will not conduce to the satisfactory ar-
rangement of dlll'erences between rival
States or even inenuiy ones wuen con-
flicting Interests are in question. The
blame of this order of proceeding does
not lie with t lie newspaper reporters out
with the princes ministers and other
great personages who allow themselves
to bo Interviewed
Tho case of Marx & Kempnor of Gai-
ve3ton versus Goldfrank Frank it Co.
of this olty ended In a mistrial. The
case of II. L. Degencr versus G. 1).
Silsby for amount due on lumber Is now
occupying tho court.
TELEGRAPHIC MARKET REPORT.
Reported Specially for the Ught by S. S Floyd
A Co. Brokers
New Yohk March 0. Cotton spoil quiet
and etead-; midland 10W-10c: sales HSbalet.
mcwvoilK jiinn.ii ii. yuuuil luiurt-i. Tory
ClllOAGO March 8. Wheat tU-adr at OuJJoi
Corn "toady at A-VKc: reoelnu ilSVuuo buthola;
snlproenu 1140011 butucls. lloue receipt li-
000 hoad. Mesa Pork-ateadr at $17.70. Lard
New Orleans March B Cotton apota
firm; uldlaud i0?16r: sales SCO bales. Futures
quiet: March 10.40 bid; April 10.rat10.!s; May
10.-4ati5.77: Juno lotitaiatii; July ll.loail.li;
Auguit ll.ioftll.17; Ueptember 10.mai0.iw;
October 10..iaai0 -JS; November lOAvatOA; Do-
comber 10.anslU.21. tialea 8400 baloa
LlVEiteoou March 0. Cotton spot firmer;
uplands 5J4 pence; Orleans 6 pence: alce 11-
futum arm at 1-Cl pence hlKbor
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The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 57, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 6, 1884, newspaper, March 6, 1884; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth162801/m1/1/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .