The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 66, Ed. 1, Monday, March 17, 1884 Page: 2 of 4
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The San Antonio Light.
A. W. OirroiiD.
Titos. II. Johnson.
W. L. Wintiii.
GIFFORD JOHNSON & WINTER
Published dally except Sunday nt S10 Hast
Commerce street. Delivered by carriers
throughout the- city at to cents a wwk imyable
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Homo advertisements payabloon flrstof each
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receiving their paper will plcao make com-
plaint to him or at the office Bubscrfbers are
warned not to pay their subscription except
upon presentation of a properly receipted bill
from ibis ofllco.
THOMAS H. JOHNSON
Jluslnemi At a naffer.
Monday March 17. 1884.
As other boo us the Austin Stntes-
innn snys : " Tlio Ltmrr's cclllorlnl com-
ment!! upon tlio killing of Thompson
though strong nro couched In lnngnnge
which exhibits n far better spirit than
the Express' screed."
GovEitxoit CIuck of Knnnns lias Is-
sued n proclamation convening tho Leg-
islature In speolal session on to-morrow
Tuesday on account of the month and
foot disease which has broken out
among the cattle In the southwestern
counties of the State.
Tiikiib seems to be a lull In tho Xow
Orleans commlsslonershlp business
and the papers that talked so wildly
about tho claims ofHardenbrook and
Elliott have let up on the subject. As
the Governor cannot make known his ap-
pointment for about a month yet ho
certainly ought to have amplo time to
make n good selection In the man to
represent Texas at the World's fair.
Tub Galveston papers aro now dealing
In "oold foots" about the deep water
question and what with the Govern-
ment harbor Improvement appropria-
tion Eads' proposition and tho Deep
Water committee things seem to bo In
a bad way. Hut It Is to be hoped the
general Government will come down
sudlclently generous to secure the much
needed 20 feet of water over the bat.
"The colored people" says tho Corsl-
cana Courier "are organizing campaign
clubs all over the State and evidently
mean to work together with an eye for
tho main ohante. In off years and on
State and county questions the colored
voters aro as much Democrats as Kcpub-
llcans but on the National ticket they
aro solid for the Ilepubllcans. A good
many men have been practicing on the
Independent racket during tho last four
years and are going to make a tall effort
this year to get office through tho votes
or tue colored men. An occasional ono
will succeed doubtless but most of them
will have disappointment."
Austin appears to be very much torn
up over the death of Its greatest ppaoe
disturber Den Thompson and Its looks
extremely ridiculous for the Capital to
print In detail what one told another
who said ho heard It from a man who
had talked to an eye-witness. Such
statements are simply stuff ore not
even newspaper enterprise and as for
as eye-witnesses are concerned there Is
not a man who was In the Vaudeville
theatre at the time beside tho partici-
pants who had the nerve to stay and see
the aflalr through. These eye-witnesses
generally were the first fellows who got
out at the windows and took the sashes
with them. It Is reasonable to suppose
that the man who was there at the time
and saw It all would be powerful anxious
to go before a coroner's Jury and tell all
he knew and as no suoh party did do
anything of the kind the statements of
eye-witnesses can be taken with- many
grains of allowance.
Undkii the head of "Our Next Con-
gressman" the Medina County News
says: "We notice that the name of
Hon. Hal L. Gosling Is being spoken of
as the probable Kepubllcan candidate
for Congress from this district. He has
never Intimated that he would make the
. race but the many oompllments which
have been paid him by the press
both In and out of this dis-
trict seem to point to him as a
very available candidate. Sir. Gosling
has been a oitlzen of this county for
many years and would make a people's
representative of which every man In
Medina county would he nrnml. ir i.
n man of honesty integrity nnd broad
puuiicai views anu wouiu look well af-
ter the good and Welfare nf Ilia nnnatlhi.
cnts. Heretofore the South ln i.cn
represented bv such llnnnhiimna
Mahone and Kellogg of Star route no
toriety out tue news Hopes that time Is
not far distant when such lilnniie.aMrt
politicians as these will be burled In the
uepins or oblivion and such men as Hal
L. Qosllmr bo made the renreaenhiilvea
of the Sunny South. While we think
tuo eiecuon or any itopuoucaii as very
doubtful we regard Mr. Gosling as the
oiAvugcet iiiun iu uieirriuiKB."
SmtKiNO of libel suits tho Galveston
l'rlnt says : "Tho smart and virtuous
Alecks who bring suit for libel ngalnst
nowspapcrs should learn n lesson from
tho Now York gentleman who was
fresh enough to suo n paper for $100000
becauso It had Injured his reputation.
Tho caso was tried beforo an intelligent
Jury who summed up tho ovldcnco pro
nnd con and after n remarknblo short
deliberation brought In a verdict for tho
plaintiff for damages to his character to
tho extent of 12 great big copper cents.
Now this 12 cent character artist knows
his true value and tho l'rlnt wouldn't
bo afraid to wager n horso ngalnst n
bean that It will be his last libel suit."
An oxcurslonlst from Ohio who re-
cently visited Western Toxns writes
thus of the cowboy: "The popular Iden
concerning him outsldo of Toxas nnd In-
deed with many people newcomers In
tho State who do not understand or ap-
preciate him. Is that he Is a rough a
killer a dcller of tho law a hoodlum of
tho worst character. In so far as tho re-
llncd niceties of society nro concerned
he Is rough. In so far as tho punctilious
and rigid requirements of tho law go ho
is cnreless of them. These things
though nre becauso ho is not used to tlio
etiquette of tho oity tho manners cus-
toms nnd polish of the "uppor-tendom."
Ho Is not n dude nnd wouldn't bo If ho
could. He Is careless of tho rigid exac-
tions of tho law beoauso whoro he lives
as he lives these rigid executions aro
not necessary cither for tho good of so-
ciety or for the maintenance of tho law's
dignity. lie respects society nnd honors
tho law In Its spirit. As n friend ho Is
as true as steel oven to death; as nn cm-
ployo he Is faithful day nnd night to tho
sacrlllce of his life If necessary. Ho Is
hardy robust nnd strong for he lives In
the open nlr regardless of the winter's
cold or the summer's heat. Ho knows
not what fear Is and to toll ho Is so In-
ured he can scarcely appreciate the word
A Flood Sufferer.
Young Simmons who came to Arkan-
saw on n visit some tlmo ago fell in lovo
with old Nnt Ouble's daughter. When
Simmons asked for the girl tho old man
" Whar air ver frum young feller f "
"I live when nt homo on the gulf
" Itcckln ycrhnvo n good deal of high
water down tharf"
" Oh no."
"Don't tho Mississippi river run Inter
" An' do yer mean tcr my that all this
water goln" onten the Arkansaw an'
down the Mississippi Inter the gulf don't
mako high water r"
" Tho gulf Is always tho same no nmt-
tcrliow much water runs Into It."
" Wall young man I reckon ycr'd bet-
ter go. Anybody that ain't got no moro
sense than yer havo would let n wlfo
starve tcr death." Arkansaw Traveler.
Speaking by the Card.
"No" eald an Arizona campaign ora-
tor ns he arose to oppose the nomination
of a candidate for County Treasurer;
"No I have nothing to sny ngalnst the
nullity of Major Slathers nothing In the
world. In fact I consider that if any-
thing ho has too much ability."
"How Is that?" asked tho Chairman.
"Well you see over nt Cross Dog
camp last winter we used to play n good
deal of seven up. The MnJor one of
tho best fellows in thu world mind you
-rhad such remarknblo bull luck that
the men got so after nwhilo that they
wouldn't play with htm unless he had
his coat oil' and his culls rolled" back."
Tho -Major was soratched. San Fran-
Lnclles approvo of your smoking
CHILDRENS' MASK BALL
AT THE OASINO
IATI RDAY.BIAIU II 22.TH KETS JSc.
For children of members nnil Invlteil
guests only. 3-ll-0t
BOOT and SHOE MAKER
Crockett St. bet. Losoya St. and
First-class nt guaranteed Repairing dnno on
short notice. :i.l2-lm
Henry E Vernor
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW
HAN ANTONIO TEXAS.
SOS WcU Huuiton street SOI Solcdud street on
corner up stairs rooms Nos. .1 aud 1. Practices
In nil theStatoand I'cdoral courts. il-ll-ly
lOOO Beeves a 4 and S year old; at
7000 aores or land COOO fenced;
abundant water and grass; at $2 50.
3000 acres snlendid trrass lnnil. 21
miles from San Antonio; nt $1).
Jiotci tor sale cheap at n health re-
sort. Half day's ride from San Antonio.
Address T g jqj
Dealer in STAPLE and FANCY CROCERiES
Cor. Crockett and Howie St.. 224
Country produce bought and sold. Hoyal
Patent and lancy Hour. 2-SS.
Berwick Bay Oysters.
l am prepared to rurntsu to hotel keepers
restaurant proprietor and wholesale dealers
tiuir Hsu. Packed on loo to any town In
Woitorn Texa. C. o I). lle.peetfully.
Has also In connection a Dr6t class rusiaranut.
M-3-lm San Antonio Tinas.
From thn Snn Attnnln fowll!.!.. ..
pany for llowers shrubs and trees in
packages of 25c. and fiOo. For sale at
jiiuii a vuuurecni s ziu wockett blook
Ajamo plaza or Huth & Son's 22(1 ami
MArnn's Orricc I
Cirr or Saw Antonio V
February 7 1991. )
In accordance wtth n resolution of tho City
Council adopted February fi. Wl. and by
Antonio do I'suothls. turprorlamatlon.ordcr-
Ing and directing that an election bo held In
Saturday March 221884
Hhftll tho rllts of Mnn Ant nn In hnrrnw thn
on in of tfcMi.OUO threw hundred and fifty
thot;inl dollars and 19 uo bonds their for
mid amount or o much thcroof ns tnnr to
nrcewmry to booxpondedln tho construction
of proper and bu Ilk: lent dralm and sewers In
thn city limit".
Klectors wlllliftvo written or printed Tor"
or "AifiUnst" tho proposition ns tho caso
Polls will bo opened from 80 clock a. m. to
C o'clock p. m. d tho follnwlnr placed to-wit 1
Wnrd No. 1 Jlccordor'i ollicc. 1'reeldlnff
Judfro Henry Collmnnn
Ward No. s nenr corner Acequla nnd Vera
menai eirct'i. rresHiinjr junv. v u. atiz.
ward Nn. u.st the Alatno. rrvstdlntf Juujre
lid ward Hlsche.
Vap1 Nn. 4. Alnmn lritt. tmnr Ta Vlllltn
street. Prrsldlnir J ml ire C. K. Hreneman.
in tostmiony wnercor 1 navoiicreiinTosiKneii
tny tmmo and tun o earned tho eon I of
l.8.1 thn City of Han Antonio to bo adlrcd
this ith duy of obniary. A D. 18t.
J. II. VflKNCII.
Mayor City of San Antonio.
1- I. Craruoi. City Clerk.
Traders' National Bank
2Q Commerce Ntreftt.
BAN ANTONIO. .... TItXA.3
TransaoU a Kcnoral banhlntr uslnoas.
TIPS & PELTZER
Cook Stoves Tinware
Faints nnd oils etc. 10 Jlllltnry Flazn
San Antonio. 3-C-fim
R. A. HOLLAND
Wholesale and retail
NO. H COMMERCE STREET.
Importation of French and Knirltsh tablo
delicacies a specialty t'otfeo parched and
rround every day. Teas of all Kradea and
DR. R. MBNGBR
Physician and Surgeon
Calls In tho country promptly attended to.
J. M. 'Hamilton & Co.
Wholesale Dealers In
Hams and Provisions.
CARPENTER & BUILDER
llelvlu St. Near North l-'lores
San Antonio. All work eiecuted with dis-
patch and In the best raunncr. 1-W-lra .
My baby six months old broke out with soiuo
kind ot skin humor and arter belnir trcatod
Ave months by my family physician was given
up to die. Tho druirsiBt recommended Bwlft's
biwoillo and the eiroctwas asKratlfylniras It
wasinlrnculous. Sly child soon not well nil
traces of tho disease Isxone and hu Is as fat as
a Pis' J. J. KlIlKl.ANU
Mlndon Husk County Texas.
I have sutrered for many years from ulcers
pn my leirs prter ory lariro ami polnrul dur-
Inir which tlmo I used almost evoryiblna to
effect a cure but In vain. I took Swift's Spo-
clllo b) advice of a friend imd In a short lime
was cured sound and well
Kiiwin J MIM.RH Iloaumont Toxas.
I luvo lieen anilcted with Scrofula for 13
years and httvo imri Hfr. nn IB UD
man's band for that length of time ljut sum-met-1
was so bad oil tliut I could nit wear
clothing-. I hsd spi-ot hundreds of dollars In
the effort to be cuit-d but all tcnopuriHmo
and had Injured invm-lf with ftercury ami
Potash. Your Swift's Bpeelllo ourfl mo
promptly and permanently ami I hope every
llkosuHcrorwllttakolt. It.l. Hiaii
OV-T"'0 on lool """I kln ntseasct
mailed free to applicants.
Tiin swiirr si'i:cikig co.
Urawor u Atlanta (la.
t.M?70urk "0)10.159 W.SM Street bolwocn
Ulh and Beycnth Avenues.
SIX MIIYLTON ACItKS
' lor Sivlo by
rormerlr with I-and Department Interna-
tional and Groat Northern railway.
202 Commerce St Tor Nnrarro
International nnd (Iri-at
Northeniand Itouston and Orcat Northern
railroad Iitnd ir rants end other lands. ll7-flm
From Joseph Lj tie's Land.
Will furnish any quantity to tho public at
reasonablo ratrs. I'artlos desiring- to mako
special contracts will please call on A. Ilrunl
.t:l Mllltnry plaza tolephnno 11. Depot at
Stoves' liimocr yard. l-SA-lm
MEANS & GLASKIN
33 SOLED AD STREET.
If ou want to borrow money iro to them
iryou want to buy or sell land go tnthetn.
If you wont to loan money on good security
promptly collected' call uiKjn hem.
If you want correct and reltablo Information
about lots in San Antonio or lands in Ilexar
county call on them.
CARTER & MULLALY
41 AND 44 ALAMO PLAZA
Kutierals Pnrulshod With Bvory llequlslte.
Special attention given to forwarding bodies
to all parts of tho United States. CBTclephoue
connection Calls atUided day nd night.
JACOB WEBER & CO.
VVboloiilo and Hetall Healers tn
Wines Liqnors Beer Cigars
nml Manufacturer of
THE UNIVERSAL BITTERS
Kumniel. Anlcctte uxtmet of Hoarhound.otc.
If r I sell's liall. oornir Houston and North
rinref Plrwli Ban Antonio. l5-!y
Hosack & Newton.
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
BT Uavo large store rooms for Conslgu-
menlsat No. 0 Comal lllock.cn Houston strce.
SAN ANTONIO. TKXAB.
Agent For Tlio
Of CORPUS C1IRISTI TEXAS.
I am now dally receiving fresh oysters and
nib In largo mntltleB and am prepared to
furnish our people tlsh or oysters In any quan
tlty at a moderate rate. Also havo a llsli
stand nt big markot on Market street wlilch
wlilboopen from ft a. in. too a.m. every dny
Tho Dotl In (he Worm.
Hta:j Kiehidt' Breeeh'Loading Sisgls Ens.
GUNS PISTOLS CUTLERY
ZZ AND I-I81IINQ TACKLK.
Agent for U-lover Hammorleu Ouns. No. MO
Commorco street San Antonio Texas. Bend
for nrloo list. tlO-aMm""
The Original "Snns.t" and "Star and Orescent" Route.
200 Mile the Rhortest Ronte. Arriving; Honrs In Advance of Any Rival
Line. Finest 12o.nlpm.nt. Surest Connections
Train leaving .1 K T3 Tlr
HOUSTON at O.JIO Jr. XVI.
Arrives NRW Ollt.RANrt
1' II I f.A Df.l.l'1 1 1 A
T h e G reat Cal
Through New Mexico and Arlsona to
MS ANORMS Cal.
SAN JOSIt. Cttl.and IAN I'ltANClSCO.
The l'opular Sleeping Car Line lletween NEW ORLEANS ANI SAN FRANCISCO.
tV The rnsnagcmenl of thls Oreat Transcontinental route ko-ptng an over
watchful eye on the demands of nrst-class travel has decided to havo il fri-sh
thoroughly ventilated oar In waiting at Deinlng and during the lunch Interval to transfer nor-
sonal taggnge to said ear the passengers to occupy their sains relative position In tho now
ear-thus virtually making no change but for tho better. Fjr Information regarding ratee.
time etc. rail on or address tho agents of Thod.II.4S. A H'Y". SVSTUM.
T. l'.NICIIOUTlek.t Acent 1. TC. FREER Ticket Agent
Houston. Merger Hotel San Antonio.
T. 1V.rEIRCEJR.pO. r Acent Houston Texas.
International & Great Northern Ry.
Tiaaao Ofxx-cl iu aulTocst Doo. lO lOOB 3
tJLcttveSn Antonio bound north at 7;(5 a.m. 12115 p. tn. Arrlvo-4ai p.m. and 8 p.m.
U-avn for Laredo Bp. m. arrlvo from Laredo Till a. m. Mlxod train leaving Larodona.tn. ar-
rives San Antonio 6M p. m. IieavlngBan Antonio 8 a. m. arrives I.arcdo U p. m. Train leaving
San Antonio 7: n. m. has tho famous
PULLMAN HOTEL CAR I
Through to St. Ix)ulsvlaiyaiH) and Ib-nlson wltlinnt ehango. Train leaving San Antonio at
1. .1. P' m. has Pullman ralueo sleeping ear to 8t. Louis via Toxarkana. Two express trains
SAN ANTONIO AUSTIN AND ST. LOUIS.
Closo connect Ions at Llttloltock for tho Southoast and In tho Union depot Bt. Louis with
all express trains. For tickets rates time cardsorany Information apply to
11 ii . J;J-CIIIWTieketClork UtmmercostreetiHn Antonio. lYias.
1. A. Houston Texas.
II. M. IIOXIH. Third
NORTHWEST COR. MAN PLAZA.
Fall and Winter Goods
In the latest styles. Most boautlfut DltUSS OO0D8 over
beforo openod In tho city. .
XjO y jjxjs- sitiTcb u?v3rxj sATinrs
In the latf-st shades and styles. The Itncst assortment of ladles' embroidered robosan
niher novelties In embroidered fabrics. Including Wrench organdies etc at well
m the latest styles of satoonsand worstod gooit and an ondless stock
of laces scarfs handkerchiefs gloves ladle' cloaks wraps
and ult artloles of ladles' furnishing goojs for fall
und winter In tho la'est:deslgnt.
I UavpJuRt received tho lariroa and most varied stock of tncn'i youths and bor
clolhtnif ever Iiroutrht to Wceteru Toiraa. (lont'a furnlsblng roods for fall
and winter comprising everything foi jron
tJoraou'a com pic to outfit.
Overcoats Hats Boots Shoes Clothing Etc.
CSrinosklngthoattei.tlon of Iho furniture buyers to bis stock this winter Mr. Wolfsoa be-
lieves that ho ! advertising tnrtholr good at woll aa his own. The assortment It larger than
ever before Including tho newest and best made. Therearo many now and beautiful designs
In parlor nnd chamber fur.lturo. of rlrst-class workmanship In great variety and all that It
new. A full stock of mutresarnand bedding. Tho
Offers most that Is now and additions nro boing made dally. Customer aro Invited to mako
comparison beforo purchasing eliowheru L. WOLFSON. northwest corner Main Plata.
SOULE & WILLIAMS
STRICTLY 1'UItK WHITE LEAD HOILEU ANU HAW I.INHICKI) OI
COUMtS IN OIL AND JAPAN WINDOW ANI PLATE GLASS
I'AI'EU HANGINGS DKOORATIONS WINDOW CURTAINS FIXTURES
WHOLESALE and RETAIL
233 and Si35 East Houston St. San Antonio.
O. F. FROMMER
Practical Book Binder and uler
Opp. Court Ilouso Solutlad St. Snu Antonio.
1 prions detlod.
XS Commeroo street
FLETCHER'S COMPOSITION AND GRAVEL ROOPINff
f Most durable economical and best nro proof
tho Hoard pf Underwrltori and Chlett of Vim
?ost popular nro pmor ronrs in use. In St. Iult30 iwr eent of all the bulldlngt are covered
ith It In Chicago 1 out of every (I bulldlngt In Are llmlu are covered with It. I-So-tt
TO NEW YORK.
... 8:30 a. tn.
.. 2:.T7 p.m.
if o rn i a R oute
LATH HOP Cal.
Vlcc - l'rosldcnt. St. Louis Mo.
Agenta for tho
roorinoxlstinoe. This rooting It endorsed br
departraentt of all largecltlca a. thohJIt .K5
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