The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 66, Ed. 1, Monday, March 17, 1884 Page: 1 of 4
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$10000 reward T 1 Old California Wines!
gss San Antonio Light
low figures Is at
iiakky BAUM & CO. V
HAiiiiT ijaum; CO.
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Snn Hntonio tTcyns monbnv HDnrcI) 17 ISS4.
tCcn Cents n Udccli
CITY GROCERY STORE
206 COMMERCE ST.
Juat Reoolved a Oarlond of
California White Wines
SWEET AMD DRY CATAWBA.
By tlio barrel or gallon which must be
sold lit HOTTOM FIGUKES. Call and
o. r emiaiiiA. n. u i-ntieiDA.
W iii i'Ii makers Jcwcl' rs
N K. Cur Com mere nnd Alftino 8U
Pun.-4-HH..n' ut VcroMa Itnw MUtl.ihwl 1848.
The Vaudeville Theatre
W. H. SIMMS General Manager.
Our Carncval do Mlrlh for
March 17 1S& 19.
1 In ovrnlng's entertainment will begin
with tho Inmrhtor oxcltlnir Kthlo-
Introducing our great conimcdlaus
supported by tho mammoth
Dulcet strains of melody by Our Superb Or-
chestra. Part II Sumptuous Sploi Selected Surprises.
Led by tht vivacious Queen of Song MISS
Noxt In rotation comes tbo trump card of
Followed bv theploaslng vocalist J1IHS MIL-
I.IK DA VKNPOIIT.
Supplemented bv the faf man from tho South
ot Africa- JAk'K WII.UV In bis elmlluuc
g rotesquo eontoitlunlsilu spet laity.
Quickly giving way to the sprightly little dan-
sousoandsongetress-MISS KITTIli SMITH.
A few moments with tho man of many dialects
-CI1.MU.I1S FltYlJ-lbHtlimiln Dutch.
Then we hvn everybody'a favnrlto-MISS
Bona- vs. tennlchoie bv tho over welcome dis-
penser of tho same-MISS LIZZIE MACK.
Next wo will usher In tho captivating Kustern
vantrutrlce-MISS l.IZZIl) ItOSA.
lly way or dlvertisemi nt to will now produce
lite very luuglmhlo Kthlnplan Inter-
In Jo untitled
Willi the gifted cuinniedlan. F.D 8YLVmTP.U
In tho tltlo role assisted ty ttiu ompauy.
Muslo by the bind
The voluptuously beautiful songstrcBs MISS
Ab 1 at last wo have tho nut cracked and hero
Is tho meat. Tho Inlmltabto exponents
of nn original method of songs
W1XKV AND THOMPSON
In their veritably mlalnal and unoxceptlonally
ludlcr us Ethiopian conueptlon
Hcplvto with all manner of songs dances
litius wltlclsms feats of contort louetc
MISS MILI.1KDAVKNPOUT will again oblige.
Tho ever welcome over pleasing nnd ever
popular vocal duo the SMITH SIHTHltS.
Kitty and Ma.ln a mclsngunrmelody.ooplcd
by many equaled tiy none.-
MISS JOSH' HIMMONP-ln another choice so.
Thn mao-mito of superlatlvo wit J. V.
Onee moro In thn glow of tho cloctrlo light
MIHSIA'DM ItOSA will tell oil all about It.
The lull of tho kiln you see but tho kltu
u inlrtn't lly wlllii.ul liir-Mlsa MAY SMITH.
In gum th.ntr tliiitoun't help please.
Overiure-Onhistra Your enjoynitnl Is In-
ooniplcto unlt-fa jou see theallerplece.
Our inaitinioth entertainment will conclude
with the laughter eliciting builewiuo
luumloil upon tho couilo opera of
"AIX OF IT."
Count Alphonio Charles Krye
Mary Stuart. Ml Jostu Simmons
Anlsiatla Mllkuui Miss Kittle Smith
Tho Fair Ophelia Miss Jennie Hnward
'Kraatus Flncomo Kd Sylvester
Delirium Triangles J. W Thompson
A.lnlniis Hitectcako Jake Wiloy
Mr. Illiem .Hob Illlcker
' Quests policemen set rocks itulTod clubs
dummies water buckets by company.
Arrivals and Departures ot Mails.
lly Missouri Paclnc via Austin to St. Louis
and tltu North and Knst closes o a. in. arrives
hVl'.'& O N via Austin to St. ioula and
Northeast closes ll:nu n m. arrives 4SKV p.m.
lly 0. II & S. A.. Now Orleans and the East
closes fc'IOii. ui. and 11:15 p. ni. urrlv04 8 a. tn.
and On. "'.
lly 1. Si a N.. to Laredo and tho west close
8 p. ra. arrives 7:43 a in.
Mr 0.11.4 S. A. to Del ltlo and tho West
closes Mi ii m arrives at 0-K) a.m.
Qonenil delivery window open from 8 a. tn.
to 5 p.m. Sundays 8 tn to a. in.
Stamp window oicn from 8 a. in. to 4 p. in
Sundays 8 to 10 a. m.
Money order nnd rcgUtcrod lottcr window
open from 0 n m. to lip m. Kundajs ex-
cepted. J. P. NliWCOMU Postmaster.
WILL G. SMITH TAKES THE MORPHINE
R0UTET0 THE OTHER SHORE.
Letters Ua Uehlml -His History FsUl Infitua-
tlon for a virlety Actress.
William G. Smith n young man about
23 yenrs of age committed suicide yes-
terday afternoon nt Ids room on Accqtiln
street by taking a dose of morphine. He
took tho fatal doso about llvo o'clock
and a physician was'at oneo summoned
to his aid. Tlio stomnch nunp and an-
tidotes to the otson wcro used but nil
efforts to savo his life proved futile nnd
3:1 Ji last night ho breathed his last.
.Smith came here some two months ago
with his wife who has slnco been tilling
an engagement at the Vniulevlllo theatro
as a song and danco artist. Her stage
name Is LJzzlo Slack which was her
name when she olnlms to have married
Smith. Will Smith was born In Waco
Texas where he now lias u brother and
sister nnd up to 11 few months ago was
possessed of property of some value
owning an Interest In tho Central City
hotel building on llrldge street nnd also
In other property In Wnoo. He became
deeply infatuated with Lizzie Hack who
was then playing at tho Horso Shoe
vnrlcty theatro in Waco of which her
mother Annlo Mack was proprietress.
A few days before Christmas or last
year ho ran off with the girl nnd went up
tho Central road to Meridian in Hosque
county where she olnlms they were mar-
ried by a Justice of tho peace on Christ-
mas day. He returned to Waco and dis-
posed of his property nt a great saorillco
and with tho woman started off for other
scenes Some two months or more ugo
they happened in at Temple In Hell
county and put up nt tho Eagle hotel
where they remained over night taking
tho Missouri Paolllo noxt morning for
Snn Antonio and they have been here
since. While In Temple Smith's actions
and inquiries as to how to procure a
marriage license nroused the suspicions
of other guests of the house that tho
couple wero not really married and they
were treated to a little uharlvarl sere-
nade. Arrived in San Antonio the
woman went to playing nt the Vaude-
ville and Smith knocked around the city
doing nothing. He became Jealous of
his wife and accused herof having ceased
to love him.
Tin! substance of the testimony before
Justice Adam by whom an Inquest was
held on the body this morning Is that
Smith wenf out several times yesterday.
Last trip ho went across the street to
Selby's saloon returned and laid down
on his bed. His wife who was out came
In and he told her that he had taken
morphine. She ran Into Mr. Laux's
apartments nnd begged him to run for a
dootor. When she returned Smith told
her he had fooled her and had not taken
morphine; that he said so to see If she
would care whether ho did or not. Ho
appeared to be all right and she
left him again and In n few minutes he
turned black In tho face and showed
other symptoms of violent Illness. A
physlolan was sent for and after a great
deal of trouble and loss of time one was
secured. Ho used his stomach pump
nnd administered antidotes but fulled
to revive his patient who died in a few
hours. Mrs. Smith returned shortly be-
fore her husband breathed ills last. In
her testimony before the coroner's Jury
she says that Smith waked her about 11
o'olook yesterday morning and told her
she did not care for him any more. She
told lilm not to talk so and ho spoke to
her no more until dinner time which
was between 1:30 and 3 p. m. He then
said ho was going across the street went
out and returned in 11 few minutes with
a package of powder In his hand. He
emptied It Into n glass of water and she
knocked It out of his hand breaking the
glass. She asked what It was and ho
told her It was none of her business and
she couldn't stop hlin from drinking
what ho was going to drink that day.
She afterward went out returning about
4 o'clock. As alio came In he said
"Lizzie I have done it." She nsked
"what?" He replied Taken mor-
phine." The testimony Is then as above
Smith was evidently grcntly wrought
up. Several notes were found in tho
room copies of somo of which we here
"Good bye lltllo one. God bless you;
be 11 good woman and my last word'i are
theso I lnvo you and God bless you.
Don't blame yourself for what 1J have
done. Telegraph to Dob tn tho morning.
He will send for my body. Your
" God bless you Lizzie."
Another one reads :
"My Uttlo darling you have tired of
1110 and I have nothing to live1 for. I
guvo up money friends nnd position for
you and now have lost you Mny God
forglvo you as I do for what ym have
done. Good byo Uttlo one telegraph to
Hob nt Waco."
The third reads :
"My darling I can't leave you forever
until I say a few moro words to you.
You killed me Just us much as If you
had taken n pistol nnd shot me. I
begged and entreated you to stay with
1110 this one evening but you would not
do It. God bless you my Uttlo girl you
never kno v how I loved you. That was
the troublo you know now for I did not
care to live after you quit loving me. I
forgive you freely nnd hope you forglvo
inc. Little one I often told you that
you never know how I loved you. You
cannot doubt It now. Good bye my on-
ly love and God bless you.
Number 4 Is stronger nnd reads :
"Darling I often told you I loved you
better than my life. You know now
that I told you the truth for I waited
until I was certain you did not care for
1110 any more; then I died. - Will."
Tho following two wcre'-firobably tlio
"Oh my darling you did not know
how t loved you or you could not have
quit me. Your Willie."
"My Uttlo darling before you read
this 1 will he gono where 1 will nover
trouble you again I must tell you be-
fore I die how I have loved you and
how true I have been to you even when
I quarreled with you and now lovo you
better than my life for as soon as I was
certain you had ceased to care for me I
wanted to die. Darling don't blame
yourself. Little one I killed your lovo
by the way I treated you. My last
words to you aro theso; I lovo you
and forglvo you everything. Good byo
nnd God bless you. Karowell forovcr
my only love. I know Just what I am
doing but don't care to live since I have
lost your love. Good bye Uttlo one.
The following letter which was found
In Smith's vest pocket after death was
Identified by Lizzie Mack at the Inquest
this morning nnd she test I lied that it
was one she had written him when ho
was collector of tolls at the suspension
bridge tn Waco and before her marriage
to him. It Is written In lead
pencil and bears no evidence of having
been cnrrled In tho pocket for any length
of time. Tho writing looks fresh and
"Will I am going away. I do go be-
cause I want to. I know you cannot
marry me. Pdon't ask you to. I do not
even like you any more. Good-bye and
you need not think of me again for I wlU
not think of you for I go away forever.
In signing her testimony sho signed
her name as above and not until her at-
tention was called to It did she sign her
name "Mrs. Lizzie Smith."
Smith's relations In Waco aro highly
connected and his Bister s n most esti-
mable lady. He stood high there him-
self and was for a long time oollector of
tolls at the suspension brldgo over the
Brazos. His relatives have been noti-
fied at Waco and aro expected to carry
his remains there for Interment.
The verdict of tho Jury is that deceased
W. G Smith came to his death from tho
effects of morphine administered by his
The testimony developed that on Sat-
urday Smith purchased 10 cents worth of
morphine at Itagland's drug store nnd
again on Sunday uboitt 12 o'clock he
bought 2.") oents worth of the deadly
Among his effects were found many
notes and letters signed "Lizzie" and
"Lizzie Mack" but nono In which he
was alluded to as her husband. The
lady does not seem to be overwhelmed
with grief on account of her terrible
What tho Heportsrs Learno.1 en Their Tour
Through (he City.
Tho Volk8fcst committee will meet
Wednesday evening for the purpose of
taking some action in tlio case now in
court against Dr. M Lindner.
A reported buggy smash up pre-
vented the appearance of Miss MlUie
Davenport at the Vaudeville last night.
Morphine has soorcd another victim
Ho loved "not wisely hut too well."
The Kxpress of Sunday said "Casino
haU was crowded last night" when the
concert was not given at tho Casino but
at Turner hall.
Dr. Heldlngsfelder of Houston will
visit San Antonio next Sunday for the
purpose of performing circumcision rites
on several children.
Dr. Lindner lost his oaso against L.
Mahnko on Saturday. The cose will be
taken to a higher court.
The Kxpress reporter had an imagin-
ary concert all toblmsejf Saturday even
ing. "Wisdom's self oft seeks sweet re-
tired solitude where with her best
nurse Contemplation she plumes her
feather and lets grow her wing."
The Friendly Tip company gave a
The Uttlo girl of Emll Oppermann
was ohrlstlned Louisa Oppermann on
Saturday at the resldenco of her father
uy ine priest 01 tne Ldimeran cnurcii
The Mtln Ousttlon Lost Sight of In Cenersl
HdltorSan Antonio Light.
Your correspondent on eowcrnge who
signs David Copperllchl Is making
himself quite Intimate with mo. Calls
1110 "Dear Henry." Now Mr. Copper-
Held Nero Mesqulto lllook or whatever
your name is you do not know mo at
all. ou would not know who or what
I wns If you did not get some Informa-
tion from that big neighbor of mine
who you sny drives nails. He Is an
honest hard working man nnd It would
not hurt your reputation very miioh If
you would follow his footsteps t would
bet on him that If ho were to write an
article for a newspaper thn the would not
do It under nn assumed named like You
Now Mr. Nero Copperlleld Mes
qulto lllook or whatever your
namo may bo you aro making
Insinuations that If I do not keen mv
back yard clean I am liable of losing my
situation as a quilldrivcr In tho Quarter-
master's department. You cannot scare
mo on that point: you do not know tho
olllcers of the United Stales army as
well as myself. I have been connected
with them for 31 years especially with
tho olllcers of tho Quartermaster's deport-
ment who I have always found to ho
gentlemen of tho highest order and I
hnve always been treated bv them as a
gentleman. Thoy would not deprive an
employee 01 uueriy 01 sprccu nnu or tne
press. 1 was nover nsked by any of tho
olllcers under whom I was employed to
vote on this or that ticket.
Now Mr. Nero you aro talking about
the S2U0(XX) my ''bosses" have granted
to glvo us a first class postolllcc. Do you
actually believe that? I doubt It very
much. You cannot catch votes on that
Mr. Nero etc you aro making nllu-
slons to my last correspondence In tho
Lioiit that I did not answer to your
questions. I said that I would not cor-
respnml with n man hiding behind a
mask. I would not answer this corre-
spondence cither If It wns not for the
fact that you made some very grave
errors In It. You said I was dictating to
Major Humphries In regard to spwer
pipes. 1 never mentioned his name. I
do not know anything nliout him; he may
be a very good engineer but ho is not in-
fallible. If they lay 10-inch pipes for
main sewers thoy will be dug up again
In less than two years like the AVnter
Works company had to dig up their
mains nnd put in larger ones.
Mr. Nero etc. 1 will not comment on
your answers to my questions. I let
every reader of the Lkuit decide If they
aro answered squaro and fair. Mr. Edi-
tor I would not Impose on you or take
advantago.'of your kindness In publishing
my articles In your valuable paper but
one moro thing I would like to say yet
that our city lathers have already aban-
doned the sewer baby. In the City Coun-
cil of Mondav. Maroft 10th It was de
clared to be an orphan by one of our
most prominent Alderman; nnd would
respectfully suggest to the city admln-
iBiruuou tuai inai poor utile orpuan no
put In charge of the Sisters of Charity.
. IlKNIIV SKMLLNOT.lt.
San Antonio March 17th.
Items Cleaned From the Hotel Corridors and
Various Other Sources
Mr. Jcll'l). Drown of Austin a pop
ular young society man of that city Is
visiting San Antonio and Is the guest of
Mr. Ed Steves Jr.
Hoslah Morris has returned from Now
York where he has been buying goods
for the spring and summer trade.
Mr. S. Deutsch has returned home
from New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Frledlnnder and Miss
Paulina Frank have come home after a
pleasant stay at Waco.
Miss Withie Jirown the charming
daughter of tho Hon Frank Drown of
Austin Is visiting the family of Colonel
Williams of our olty.
Tho Iiev. Mr. Albert Gray of Kaclne
college Wisconsin arrived at the Men.
ger this morning accompanied by his
wife and Mr. G. McDoneU.
Miss Emma Levy and Mr. A. II. Free
man are to be married April It.
Mr. Charles J. Downes a clever young
gentleman formerly of Cheyenne and
nn experienced hotel clerk Is now en'
gaged at the Vanco hotel
Mr. It. Illchardson of Chicago one of
tho veteran knights of the road Is In the
city stopping at the Maverick.
Col. William Cameron the lumber
king is down from Waco looking after
his lumber Interests in this city.
Mr. W. II. llrazleton of Waoo Is reg
lstcred at the Maverick.
This morning after the release of tho
two Mexicans on bond for threatening
the life of Coy the criminal dooket was
taken up and a verdict of not guilty was
returned In the case of P. Gomez for
It Was Only Curiosity
That psompted the young man alluded
to elsewhere to Inquire so anx
lously for Policeman Coy Saturday
night. He was fresh from the wilds of
Leon county had Just purchased n new
six-shooter and belt fullof cartridges and
wananlinated with nn Intense dcslro to
gaze upon one who had a hand In killing
the redoubtable Hen Thompson. Theso
faots camo out at the llecorder's court
this mornlmr. thouirh the Itecorder Im
posed a line he stated that he would
recommend Its remission by tho Mayor;
as me youin was a stranger nnu travel
ing tiirougu tne country.
AN INTERESTING LETTER FROM THE
OLD CITY OF SANTA FE.
The History of the Past Old Buildings Churches
Lie. The Monleiumss Splendid Moun-
tlln Scenery and fine Water.
IVlltorSan Antonio Light:
Las Vkoas N. M. March It 1SSI.
Santa Fe Is indeed a historical ancient
city. From tho time of the Spanish in
vasion tn 130 when the Indians from
their strongholds tn tho mountains do-
lled and repelled all Intruding civiliza-
tion and decreed the land should ever
bo a waste and a wilderness this olty
almost up to the present time might
ttttlngly be called "dark and bloody
ground." It has been captured and re-
captured at the price of human life and
upon tho pages of Its history aro written
some of the most terrible conflicts over
known. The date of Its settlement Is
some time previous to lf3U as the
.Spaniards under Ponco do I.con at that
time found an Azteo town of some Im-
portance There Is still standing a two
story adobe building that was here at
that date and is known to have been
built 318 years. A Mexican family lives In
this house which Is doubtless the oldest
Inhabited dwelling In the United States.
Near this is the oldest church eto.havlng
been built of adobe tn 1542 by tho
Spaniards; was partially destroyed by
tho Indians during a war n hundred
years after but was repaired afowycars
later. Here Is a bell weighing two
thousand pounds and bears the date of
ISM having been mado In Spain nnd
sent here. It has called together wor-
shipers within theso sacred adobe walls
for 302 years and Btlll performs the same
mission. The Interior of this church Is
very common although tho beams sus
taining the roof are elaborately oarred
It Is still In a fair state of preservation
and used as a plaoe of worship. As a
piece of architecture it Is a failure as a
relio of antiquity a success twenty-live
cents please when you get done looking
ut It. The Governor's Palace an adobo
concern built somo 300 years ago was
tho residence of a ruler whoso authority
was nearly equal to a king. It has al
ways been the seat of government and
Is now the territorial oapltol building
where the Legislature at present Is In
session wrangling over who shaU hold
tho olllces. We saw the circus.
Wo saw a Spanish cart heavy wooden
wheels out out of a tree and Is said to
nave ueen mano in mi.
The narrow wlndlntr streets moro than
rival Your Alamo Cltv. A slnmilar fea
ture is mat tnougu 11 uas ucen a town or
more tnan uuuuror a longtime mere was
not until recently a steam engine within
We guess this Is antiquity enough for
once so we leave it un in me mountains
Just as we found It and cluttering down
a verv steel) irraue at a raniu rate a nve
hours ride takes us past the noted Star
vation pcaic wncre nunareus 01 years
ago the remnant of a party of Mexicans
wero driven to this mountain by the
Indians and kept them surrounded until
they died of starvation. We also pass
the ruins of the old Pecos church cele-
brated for one of the most sublime ex-
atnnles of faith In the history of the
world. It Is supposed to have been built
on the spot where Montezuma the god of
tho Aztecs was born. Here tho sacred
fire was kept burning from then
until the present centurv bv this neonle.
believing If they did so their Emperor
(Jiontezumaj would come again f or
centuries they waited; for centuries they
watched and kept attendance on the
ancrcd lire till warfare old aire nnd nea-
tllence had thinned their ranks nnd yet
they waited and watched till the last
one died and the lire went out like a
spark in the night. Their faith only
perished with the believers: tho walls
have crumbled and the shrine of tho
God Montezuma Is no more. Las Vegas
has about 10000 people and Is one of tho
front towns In trade. The far-famed hot
snrlnus are six miles from the cltv and
reached by a branch of the Santa Fo
road. The once elegant Montezuma
hotel Is In ruins belnir destroyed bv 11 ro
last month. Hut the natural beauty of
mo grounus anu mountain scenery re-
main untouched and ere long unother
notei surpassing me juontezuma win ue
erecteu on a granu style anu or native
reu granite irom ine mountains near.
It Is indeed a line health resort: the chil
ling winter winds are not known and the
neat or summer is not rett wncre at an
attitude of 7000 leet the cool mountain
breezes sweep their refreshing breath
Oil' the snowy peaks down the canons
where the sun only shines at a short In-
terval of the day. The springs 40 In
number whose temperature varies from
near a beautiful nlateau wailed In by the
gentle pine clad hills and rocky cliffs of
tne spanisu range wnicn tower several
hundred feet hlch. These are said bv
scientists to surpass tho Hot Springs of
Arkansas ior meuicinat properties anu
n moro inviting snot couiu naruiy ue im
nirlned than In this canon the cool snark
llmr Gallinas river foamlnc and snark.
Hilar in its restless course over rocks and
ledges mingling Its ecstatlo notes with
the sweet voloes of mountain birds and
the duU roar of the winds as they pass
through the trenches of the stately moun-
tain pines. Almost every turn In this
canon adds loveliness and new beauty to
the already enchanting scenery of this
charming retreat. We would like to tell
moro or It but time Is up. Adlos.
Ed Slevent Tires off His Pistol In the White
Elephant Karber Arrests Him.
On Saturday night about half past 12
somo shots tired In the White Elephant
attracted the attention of tho police.
Olllcers .Ink Harris and Itlpps Imme-
diately went up stairs but wcro unable
to discover who did the shooting. Shortly
afterwards Captain Karber arrived on
the soenc when Ed Stevens the samo
man who shot Captain Shardeln through
the ear oame up to Karber and told hint
that It was ho who had dono tho shoot-
ing nnd gave himself up. lloth Karber
nnd Stevens went down stairs to get
bond but beforo this was accomplished
some words aroso between the two
Stevens saying something to the effect
that ho would bring Captain Karber to
his knees n sculllo ensued when other
Ulcers camo up and Stevens surrendered
himself. A largo crowd followed them
to the city Jail. Two charges havo
been preferred against Ed. ono for dis-
charging lire arms tho other forabuslvo
IRREGULARITIES AT LAREDO.
A Voter Speiki and Advises the People to Take
Ihe Miller In Hind.
Vlllur San Antonlu Mu lit.
LatiKno Mnroh in 1881. No "oil" for
Voter elsewhere. Hut Voter thinks that
It Is unnecessary for htm to supplement
tho work ns well dono as that performed
by " Cltbr.cn."
Tho facts and figures In "Cltlzon's"
last when wo consider tho Internal evi-
dences of their truth are positively start-
ling what has It comoto that Btich high-
handed proceedings can be had without
even n mild protest to say nothing of
Judicial preventions? Surely It cannot
bo that the Induction to municipal ofllce
Is tho signal for summarizing any organ-
ized class to tho plunder of tho muni-
cipal treasury. And yet figures do not
lie and "Citizen" is correct if he will
only say S'KK) where holms written $MO0
In his last communication. '
Tlio cliarire of "Citizen" and "Voter"
being Identical is about as untruo as a
report that reached us about a
year ago that a certain man of
this olty had presented to him for
collection uy a wen Known legal llrm or
the Laredo bar a bill for board at a hotel
In San frranolsco for himself and family
when that man did not have his family
Let tho peonlo rise in their might.
meet and nomlnato a ticket comDcicnt
nnd honest then organize and elect
tlicm anu Honesty in nilmlnlstrntlon
combined with economy In public ex-
leiuiuures win inaugurate a new era
n our advance as It will trlve a now Im
pulse to a vigorous healthy growth in
The use of the columns of the L11111T
In order that the good people of this city
may ho Informed or tho status of affairs
is appreciated as will hereafter bo evi-
denced by substantial support.
TELEGRAPHIC MARKET REPORT.
Reported Specialty for the Light by S. S. Floyd
new yoiik hahcii IT.
Cotton spots Ann; middling lie; sales
1591 bales. Futures arm.
caics uaios 77.0UU
May wheat-steady nrr)0
Shipments bushels KXJU
Corn steady 6&K0
lteoeipts buihels .1Vl.uO
Shipments bushols 1st 1110
Moss Pork-Steady U.Vtii
Hogs-rreceipta head 2.0OO
NKW OIILKANS UAItCII 17.
Cotton spots firm: raldlaud 10c; salos
WI0 bales. Futures steady:
March bid v....10.a10.(U
May 10.inssl0 04
Juno 1 1 . 1 i"iO 1 1 . 1 .1
October 10 ffjilOA'l
December 10.43310 44
Sales bales 27000
LtVEIIPOOL HAIICII 17.
Cotton spots aetlvo and firmer; futuros.
firm at 3 Old 10 4-44.1 blgbcr.
Sales balea 1S.C30
speculation and oxiiort.laucs ".000
Iteeelpts all American bales..
This morning at hls-late residence 2.1
Ilium street Mr. Jacob Welshelmer
aged 37 years. The funeral will take
place from the resldenoe at 10 o'clock
Tuesday morning. Mr. Welshelmer was
ono of the most popular nnd respected
barbers of the city and friends of the
family and acquaintances are respect-
fully Invited to attend the funeral.
She Recognized the Odor.
From the Detroit Journal.
A Detroit roan brought home a keg of
whisky and hid It In a closet. His wife
going there ran against It In the dark
and slapped It 80 hard that she cut her
hand on a hoop Sho was under the Im-
pression that her husband was trying to
The President and the Civil Service
President Arthur goes squarely on
record In favor of improved civil servloe
and congratulates Congress on tho good
results which have already been accom-
plished under the operation of the law
which governs the Civil Service com-
mission. The President la ahead of Mr.
Blaine and the rest of them now. AVhat
will the Independents do with him?
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