The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 108, Ed. 1, Monday, May 5, 1884 Page: 1 of 4
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3for Gasb nfe
For llio next CO days we well lell all
our I.lqnora at reduced rates. We need
money and mean business.
1-Iari'y Tiaiirn & C 'o-
We mean business. Call and examine
goods and prices before purchasing your
Wines Liquors and Cigars.
Harry Baxim & Go
m. TO. 1H0. 108.
Snn tlntonlo ucyno noonday? nony 5 ISS4.
Sen Cento n TOIccr
Column. Special nniioiiiiceiiient for
SUMMER GOODS I
:I00 pieces lnco buntings lit ft cents per
700 pieces flgurcd lawns at 8 cents per
:W0 pieces bleached sheeting yard
wide 11 yards for $1.
2000 pieces fancy prints at 5 cents per
75 pieces bed ticking nt fi cents per
. Also In slock elegant lines ol
Vim WIIlTK GOODS.
All tho nbovo will positively b sold
(Of Our ladles' neckwear department
cannot bo surpassed in quality stylo or
ISTA very largo stock of cotton ging
hams and seersuckers; also full lino of
linen lolle du nordj-nt 10o. 13 l-2o.. l."o.
and 20o. per yard.
iSyUur hoot and shoo department Is
now complete In all Its branches nnd
this stock will bo sold nt extreme low
tSJ-Our gents' clothing furnishing
goods nnd hat department Is full and I ho
styles and quality are unsurpassed.
CSy-A few pieces of llrussclls nnd in
grain carpeting In stock nnd will bo
sold nt Now York cost. Call and see us.
A. KAHIM & CO.
Cor. Main plaza.and West Commerce st.
BISHOP LINUS PARKER.
HIS SERMON AT THE PAINE CHURCH
Nllh.niU'l foniltliom tint FrrJuJicM YitlJ 10
he Slight F.ldn.ts oriercd t.j rtilllp--Jtrob's
tailjer Only a Typa el Chr.al
Illshop I.lnus l'niker 1). !. of New
Orleans preached tho following sermon
nt the Pnlnc Methodist chapel Sunday
morning. Tho text selected was lh
first chapter gospel of St. John in .VI
We have In tills passage a very re-
markable exhibition of hillh nnd tn con-
nection with this exhibition or Tattli we
have m leas remarkable promise
mule by the Saviour. N'nthanncl'ft faith
had direct reference to the season and
character or Christ so that his confession
Is n very complete one IT you choose to
exemplify tho meaning of It when he
declared "Thou art tho Son of Ood
Thou art tho King or Israel" it em-
braces cveri tiling that had been thought
of in connection with tho character of
tho promise made by tho Messiah to
Xathannel tho ennracler as further ap-
pears was n promise of the son of God
lie was n King or prophesy fullllling all
ofllie OldTestamcnt'sdcclnratloiu. lie
wns theSnvlour or iuendlvlno ns well as
human I lie embodiment or all that wns
glorious all that was good. Tho con-
fession of .Vatlianncl standing hero Is the
first note that hnd been mado In refer-
ence to the person of Christ l'eter af-
terwards made that remarkable declara-
tion In nnswer to tho Saviour's
question "See )o that I nm". l'eter
answered. "Thou art the Christ that
is tho one son of tho living God." 'the
Saviour then told ltlin this wns n spir-
itual revelation; llcf.li and blood had not
dlsolosed it to him; It was the spirit of
the father that ennbied him to grasp tho
grcnt truth that ho wns Indeed the prom-
ised consolation of Israel. So afterwards
wo find In simpler language by Martha
at the raising of Lazarus but Xathannel
Is first in a profession of fnllh standing
ns It were In llio vestibule of tho gospel
history as tho most comprehensive nnd
substantially embracing record of tho
percon or Jesus Christ. It was also tho
personal espousal ofillsclplcshlp on the
part of Xathannel. Ho takes him ns
Ills Lord Jesm Christ personal de-
liverer guide nnd Saviour; n very bold
transaction In its personal relations ns
between tho disciple and ills Lord; n
comprehensive fnltli nnd their submis-
sion or Ills services nnd Ills heart tn the
Saviour or sinners.
Tills occurred nt the crisis or Xnthan-
nel's faith as disclosed by the narrative
though It was very Inferior to what
came afterwards. We find ho wns led
to Christ by the personal testimony of
a rrlend that Philip (as Xnthnnlel tells
tho story of his own convictions) told
him ho hnd found tho Messiah of the
prophets and simply gives him n brief
Invitation to come nnd see blin. That
the human testimony so far ns
Xathannel had of tho claims that
Christ made as the world's Saviour.
That would seem a very small ground
to accept a statement upon which would
hlngo nil our faith. Of course the testi
mony or other peoplo regarding the re-
ligion relied on nnd accepted Is only
worth ns much as the character of those
peoplo aro worthy. Still It Is woith
something ns testimony so Tar ns to lead
men to enquire for themselves that is
precisely what Philip's testimony did
for Xathannel Then It wns a very
reasonable thing wh he acceded to the
invitation to go and see. A man may
have doubts nnd disturbing convictions
In regard to this whole matter and vet
It is n reasonable thing that tho testi
mony or thousands and millions of good
people should so far Influence his mind
ns to lend him to examlno Into the mat
ter by fulfil and earnest endeavor to
reach the truth. That wns the ease with
tho woman nt tho well who told her
neighbors nnd friends that alio had
spoken with a man "who has told all the
things that I have done"
Thus Xnthanncl's conviction no doubt
wns deepened by tho evident knowledge
oflilm Christ had. ' Hero Is one whom
I havo nover seen before nnd vet hit
seems to hnvu looked into tho very depths
of my soul the man who penetrates to
tho very centro of my heart and under
stands my Innermost thoughts." Tliero
inignt liavo been something In t
Saviour's presence. I will not sav It w
a matchless form. I will not suy
iucic nu miauling in unit coun-
tenance that was godly or nnccllo
Tliero was something in that face that
gave commence nnmalintolilsdlsclples
There Is a progress too In Xnthnnnel'i
faith probably from the first declara
tlon. "Thou art the son or God. Itabbl
thou art tho King Israel." I note also In
this Instance of lalth what I llkotocall
the moral condition of faith. I aunnose
Christ drew tho character of Xathannel
ns an honest man one without guile
having regard to tho outward moralities
a man Honest through and throurrh.hnn.
est In his own convictions. In dealing
with the question that brought him into
relation with his own God how illiiienit
It Is for a man to bo thoroughly honest
In his convictions what a tendency there
Is to hide from their own eyes there Is
no uiurougii moral uonesiy in ucalln
with ourselves. Nathanael bail ht
moral condition of faith. Though a man
of prejudice wo find nil his prejudice
Yields to evidence. I reckon nn mm.
could have asked a question more singu-
larly than Nathanael when ho said can
anvthlniTKOOd come out or Nnznrcth?
It was so Inslgnlllcant a place so famed
for Its evil nnd limnoralltv It seemed
Incredible that the King or Israel the
eternal son who came to save sinners
should come from there. Nathanael
thought that such a thing could not be
and yet on this limited evidence Ids
prejuillco yields. In: throws aside all his
preconceptions "lib regard tn the prom-
ise of the Messiah anil simply siilimlts
to the evidence that Is brought to bear
upon them. It Is useless unless wo are
hunest In ourselves nnd transparent In
our purposes accenting tho trulli when
wo lindthn truo faith and will hen moro I
and moro remolo cxnerleiiee
Men who strugglu with tnmlcttons
aro desirous to II ml rest somewhere nnd
yet tliero Is n lack of this honesty w lib
those.nnd llnallv their strength deprived
aro lost of view. Without humility
nnd earnestness to seek ilMnc help this
Is the cause nf Inlldellty. In regard to
the great moral convictions that sweep
over our entire humanity from the min-
istry of God's cross mid spirit in the
world a man becomes honest nnd sincere
nltli himself. The master disclosed to
Xathannel what was In his heart of
hearts. Xathannel n man or habitual
prnjer desired to embrace the truth ns
It Is In Christ nnd threw hlineir pros-
trate nt tho feet of tho eternal ono for
light nnd illvlno help to enable him tn
perform his duties and guide III l j l In bis
struggles until he could seo for himself.
As Jacob struggled nt Hie brook nil the
night through Xnthnnnel's history was
n counterpart or that; It was tlio result
of prayer In secret tut the divino bless-
ing ft Is n slgnllleaiit fact that tho
praying spirit Issuroto receive. Tho
nan who calls upon God In Ids weakness
will receive strength tho darkness of
soul Is lining up Its hlnckne-s through
tho eye or God. Tho man that lilts up
his heart to God In his weakness so
soon docs God bend down In tenth mess
nnd Hoods his soul with light. You
will never havo tills unwilling assur-
ance; J on will never bu able to grasp
Christ usyourpersonnlSalour until you
have tho humility to call upon God for
help. Thcro is hero n refcreneo to
Jacob's vision that wonderful ladder
that was planted on tho earth and Its
rencneii iieuven: nero is me oniy
allusion lu nil the lllblu. tho Masters
n n words seem full of allusions to "nil
Israelite In whom there Is noiriiUe." It
Is the solution of the ladder I lie ladder
tvno ot Christ himself so the God man
Is the medium of communication tliero
shall bo between the Interval of tho
world and the hill of Heaven lie sajs
nit vou shall sen Heaven that It lulLiit
bo n revelation or the commencing of tho
eternal world. How much hangs upon
hat? Is thcro anything that we can
ntiicr uy our physical senses ns io tho
eetlnir snau nnd breadth of our human
destiny and experience. The Old Testa-
ment does not disclose this Idea. I sup-
pose tho Old Testament patriarchs w hen
they pnsseu awny iinu a uopooi niuiure
life but how-obscure! It was n mere
wl izhtlu theO d testament. It is now
In the meridian nnd the light of Immor
ality nasties anu Dears uown upon our
Uirrlm paths In this world. The nates of
leaven 111 tho Old Testament were onlv
nlar nnd In tho Now Testament by Christ
they arc fully open bringing to 11 fu
great doctrines of life nnd Immortality.
A mero revelation oi a tuturu llio wouiii
not eauso us much comfort. There may
be n future life but there mar he trouble
there. o 11 ml trouble here may It not
ho a presumption that there may bo
more trouble there? Hut Christ opens
Heaven to tho lost sinner: tho sinner
through him may look up Into the rosy
portals of Heaven with tho assurance
that there Is happiness love nnd life for
him. I Imaglnotho .Master means that
Heaven shall ho open u-ivlng us the
b'esslngs ot Pentecost. Communion
with tho Father or our spirit and his
grand moral reality Is somehow chiefly
named in ino Hearts oi mem
hat believe Tho love of God
seated tn llio hearts of those
with the snlrltunl world ns brouirht
down to our actual cxperlenro when
Jacob pillowed his head upon llio rocks;
tliero wns no thought ot heaven in his
mind; lie knew no nail clone wrong lu
buying the birthright of his brother
Ksan. and In tho lowliness and seclusion
of tho wilderness I Imagine there wns
no luougui in ins mimmnoui mo heaven-
ly world nt all; It was of n sensuous nnd
material world when bo lay down and
llio ladder opens tho glory or thoheavens
upon him. If tho lnddcr opens licnven
) .lacou now (iocs unrisi io usr
The liromlsc wns all'ectinir. Xnthanncl's
faith a strong faith upon a small foun-
dation and Christ says you have taken
mo upon n limited amount oi evidence
thou shalt see brighter tilings; such Is
the economy of God's dispensation. Be-
cause you havobelloved there aro great-
er things In reservation. So tliero is
progress In fulth small In your early ex
perience li grows stronger; your ino is
becoming more nnd more victorious over
the world that vou can tranmle unon nil
of your spiritual enemies nnd thus the
clouds will disappear and you will come
out; ni lengiu lino ino uroau sunshine or
nn experience that nothing nan over
whelm nnu homing can destroy recog-
nizing the blessedness of the liedeemer
and His victory over death and tho
grave. The angels or Christ ascending
and descending upon mo on oi uou
Christ was the grcnt medium of all
Xallianael's happiness of nil his as-
surance when Heaven opening wider nnd
tioouing ins Heart with divine truth.
or until nt last earth and Heaven were
ono. Xathannel wns a babe In Christ
when Jesus drew his heart to him after
Pentecost after pains nnd experience
Xow you may only bo nt the foothills;
It Is your privilege to climb up higher
and higher to rench that blessed city
where the sun nover goes down; when
wo bask In tho light of tho kingdom of
Immortality eternally. I Wonder how
Nathaniel died? I wish I know. Angels
of God ascending nnd descending upon
the son of num.
May that vision come to us in our last
dying moments when the angels are
wnltlng to bear us away to our Father's
home to everlasting peace.
Baptist Church Notes.
The Her. Professor J. II. Storts of
Kyle preached at the Ilaptlst church
yesterday morning giving much pleas-
ure to the congregation by the nblo
manner In which he handled his subjeot.
The committee have written to the
Itov. Jlr. Tyncs of Colorado CltyTexas
to come here nnd fill the vacant I astor-
ship. The reverend gentleman Is ex-
pected next Sunday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. G. II. Da vies left on tho
noon train by the International for Bal-
timore to attend as delegates from this
city the Southern Ilaptlst convention
which Is now In sitting thcro.
In the Probate court this morning Judge
Mason In the estate of Jesus Hernandez
granted nn order of sale. .
Tho guardian or 11. C. French was
granted power to sell.
Archie Chevalier's bond as minrdtnn
to John II. Terrell minor was fixed nt
The hearing or tho application for n
partition or the estate belonging to the
late 11. Schwnrz was set for Ue l lth.
Tin AriM Whh la Ol 10 Bclen fcy Circuitous
Although there w as n very henvy list
this morning before the Mogul the ma-
Jn - of the charges wero of n trlvnl and
Tho case of .1. Jones for drunk and
disorderly conduct conduct continued.
Sarah l.ee. charged with vagrancy
nnd prostitution last week on the evi-
dence given by Dr. Ilrnunnngel as tn her
sickness wns dismissed.
A. I'uhlnton drunk dismissed.
Allan Kelly no arrest
Tom MeClure no nrrest.
J. 0'I.enry for drunkenness lined $.".
Jesse llurke n prepossessing damsel
dressed n la mode modestly pleaded
guilty to a charge or vagrancy and pros-
titution ami was fined $:.
The enso of William Chrysler charged
with being drunk wns passed over by
the l'eeonler on tho fen hi promises or
tho accused never to drink again.
Jesus Torres drunk $..
Thomas l.asnno drunk
C. 11. Cotton fur abusive language K.
Jack Kelly drunk $5.
William Miller was (barged with
having nn visible menus of subsistence
sleeping nt tho If evolving Light or While
Hlephntit and always lounging about
gambling houses nnd barrel houses gen-
erally was lined
Juan Targaaml Ferman Martinez con-
tinued. Antonio Martinez nnd 11. Gonznles for
quarreling and lighting fined
1'. ltnhleramos drunk also lined
One of tho Arabs who have becomoor
late familiar In tho city wns charged
with nillultlngnlm by going from house
to house exhibiting tho following peti-
tion: "I go to Helen; give mo some-
thing. Una cnrhlad por amor de Dlos
para n Helen nl Indo do mo famllln."
The lugubrious' look on tho nomad's
countenance ns ho walked up to tho lie-
conler shows Unit the art of facial ex-
pression has bcenstudlcd Innsystenintlo
manner changes swept over ids face
" from grave to gay from lively to
severe." Mr. Arab as lie was styled In
tho charge sheet wns lined nnd
meekly went to Jail.
ChnrlcsGnthrnlth. drunk. S.'i.
.loo Tope for beating nnd striking
August Schncfer for carrying a loaded
revolver wns mulcted $&.
William Star played n practical Joko
upon a child by asking him for n dollar
ho alleged to fie duo to him. Tho Ite-
corder startled Mr. Star by lining him $5.
James II. Walkcs drunk nnd disor-
derly. II. K. 0'Hrlcn. for lighting continued.
Ilobcrt II. Henry refusing to pay a
hack fare dismissed.
Jack Donoliuo smilingly pleaded guilty
to being drunk his smile still more ex-
panding when he was lined $5.
Mneedonlo Cnstello charged with
striking a compatriot wns dismissed.
Mr. I.nmkin had two charges ono of
soliciting on the platform ot tho Sunset
depot and the other for using Insulting
language. Downs fined $5 on the first
count and dismissed on 1 ho other.
J. Welder Mr. Mushell and 11. Storey
wero nil charged with lighting. It
nrosc from card playing and the Impu-
tations cast on tho character of the
player os tojlnlrnoss ending In n general
melee J. Welder being lined JS Mr.
MiishcU nnd II. Storey dismissed.
Charles F. I.ucns was tried on nrfhargo
or lighting a Jiirj having been empan-
eled to try him. The prlnelpnl witness
was Dr. King who appeared to n charge
or assaulting l.ucas lust week. Xoncw
fncts in tho case wero elucidated than
In the I. tour's former report. After n
short consultation the Jury brought In a
Vermel oi not guilty.
Docket or Cises Disposed or In the District Court
John Vance vs. Columbus Upson ex-
ecutor of estate of James Vance de
ceased continued to tho l.'lh.
W. II. Knight vs. Galveston Harris-
burg and San Antonio railway company
suit for damnges; continued.
William J. Jordln vs. Galveston Hnr-
rlsburg and San Antonio railway com-
pany; damages; continued.
Thomas K. Conner vs. William 11.
Foster suit for damages. Judgment
rendered In favor of defendant and
notice or appeal given.
Hans & Oppcnhelmcr vs.Mntlas I'end
continued for service.
Ann Smith ct nl. vs. Galveston Hnr-
rlsburg nnd San Antonio railway. Ac-
tion for damages; continued.
Peter Jonas vs. Itobcrt Mel'ae et nl.;
dismissed for want of prosecution.
August Germs vs. C. Harsdorll" ct nl.
Change of venue from Kendall county;
dismissed for wnnt of prosecution.
William Armstrong vs. A. Phllo; at-
tachment suit; Judgment given for
Sarah K. Hell vs. James V". DIgnovvlly;
continued by consent.
Tnrleton & lloone vs. John A.
Mitchell; suit for debt. Dismissed for
want or prosecution.
W. U. McGalln vs. International and
ureat ortlicrn railway company; ap-
peal from Justice's court; dismissed at
pininuu s cost.
VIRTUE VERSUS VICE.
Ono Moro Unfortunile Rashly Importunate.
F.lla Ilitrnctt one of the unrortunates
at Gordon's assignation house made a
determined attempt last night to put an
end to her weary existence She took
a large doso or chloroform w hllo under
the Influence or nervous excitement nnd
for n time It was thought she would suc-
cumb to the consequences of her rash
act. lly the timely arrival or a physl-
olan and the antidotes he ndmlnls.tcred
tho young girl recovered. A Limit re-
porter had n conversation with Ella Hur-
nctt this morning nnd on asking her tho
reasons that led her to perpetrato this
crime sho said that she had not
been well for some time before
and the doctor had told her to bathe
her head with ammonia or chloroform
last night. The man she cares for had
grown Jealous and got drunk he having
known her since she wns a happy child
at Palestine. This occurrence coupled
with the fact that the had no ono on
earth sho cared for except ldin and her
mother with whom she could not live
worked her Into a state of despslrlng
frenzy nnd she attempted tn avail her-I
self of the chloroform ns a means toes- i
rape from tho slough of vice she ex-
isted In. I
The eases set on tho docket or the
District court for trial to-morrow are IN '
tn number and drslgnnted ns follows: j
I'unnrlls vs. Kmcraon
Fulton vs. Wllklns. I
State nr Texas vs. Garra et nl. Solo-
mon ct nl. Small et a!. Stahl it at.
Hates et nl. I'adroa et ah Dolan et ah
Knapp et nl. nnd Mitchell et al.
Green vs. Green.
Stevenson vs. Stevenson.
Turner vs. Turner.
Pcre vs. Perez.
I.lnzn vs. I.tnze.
Laval vs. Laval.
Kotuln vs. Kotnl.i.
Ilrennn vs. Ilrcnnii.
Akers vs. Akers.
Ijijan vs. Lojan.
Iliiberlek vs. Iluhcrlck.
Haywood vs. Haywood.
Aplln vs. Ablln.
l.cGras vs. LcGrns.
Johnson vs. Johnson.
Kobbs vs. ltobbs.
luseliiiniinn vs. Inselmann.
Iho Sunset rrison.
A l.tnur reporter Inspected the police
house nt tho Sunset depot to-day and
certainly It Is very strong. This Is
neither sarcasm or irony; In all truth it
Is strong except In one point which
point we are sorrow to stale Is not only
equal to hut towers over Us strength.
Tho walls which nre composed or plank
can bo easily pried open at any mo-
ment nnd n prisoner generally makes
n long nose nt tho policeman's back on
his exit. Ilo mar Include tho Mayor
ami Council but hero wo won't be cer-
tain; It Is better to mnko a dead slop.
Olllcer llucklcy caught a man about to
say farewell to tho abodo or his Impris-
onment but by tho treo nppllcntlon or a
slick and n row threats as to shortening
Ids life by the passage of a ball Into his
brain the gentleman agreed to stop
whero lie was. This matter has been
several times touched upon before but
as yei lias produced no rcsuu.
neat Estate Transfers
John K. Ochso and Louis l'lirtncrto
X. Sulzbacher lots U nnd 10 block '!."
subd'vlshin original city lot 1G1 on West
Commerce street $300.
1). Mllmo executur citato or J. II.
Sweeney to Fnvlan liainos lot 1'.' block
I original lot Xo. 00 east side Alazan
creek SIM 'Al.
H. II. and M. M. Terrell to Stephen K.
and Julia Colly lot Xo. 'Al block Ter-
rell's addition J100.
Stephen K. and Julia Colfy to John
and. Anna Itleser lot Xo. A"i block
Terrell's addition ft Ml.
Fnvlan Itamos to L. L. Goodrich hit
12. block Xo. I original lot Xo. (81 $100.
I'rsulliie Convent or Xew Orleans to
rirsullno Academy or San Antonio
properly hitherto conveyed by Illshop
Oilln ?I nnd other considerations.
II. P. Payne to Charles Henry I acres
out of northeast corner survey Xo. 137
known ns Jason Smith survey $'W.
'IWo now suits wero docketed by tho
Dlsirtet.Cicrk last Saturday Thn first
Is entitled Stcagnll & Long vs. Mrs.
Mondrcnu and is a claim on the part or
plnlhtlfl'sfor IfMH) alleged to bo due them
i ... i. '...i. i ...
tuo agent on efeiu ant. An nttaelimcn
wns sued nut Inconneetloii Willi the suit
ns the defendant Is n non-resident of this
The second suit Is nil action by T. J.
Devine against John Hckford on n
promissory nolo for S2.VI. The nolo Is
designated as nn "accommodation" note.
Austin street especially In front of
the Sunset depot would bo materially
Improved wero tho dwellers on that
street compelled to lay down sidewalks.
At the present time hoot leather suffers
conslderablv from the Hps and downs
the hills aifd vales and other varieties
of a natural scenery nil ot which can be
lounu on n reduced scale ny inking n
walk up the above street.
This morning in front of the court-'
house Constablo Fred lladcr sold to the
highest bidder three shares of the stock
of the San Antonio Sanitary and Fer-
tilizing company tlio par value or which
Is S'JUO per share. Tho three shares
sold for sHiO CO. and tho snle was made
to sntlsry a claim or $2(10 held by
wagner againsi ucorge uacn to whom
the stock belonged.
Mr. A. P. Sale an operator of the
Galveston Harrlsburg and San Antonio
railroad nt Thurton who has been in
tho city for som time on business has
node the purehAseof n Inrge number of
half-breed eojtlo lor breeding purposes
from A. D. Postert and Manuel Leal.
He returns home this evening.
A Catholic Delegate.
Colonel Klmer Otis Post Commander
was elected yesterday by tho Catholic
Knights as a delegate to attend the
meeting of tho State association of that
order which convenes in Galveston on
tile 18th Instant. Tho choice Is an ex-
A gentleman of this city who conducts
a Journal solely devoted to commercial
Interests said concerning the perform
ance or the Hrlgnoll-Godlnl troupe on
Saturday night that 'o was 'Iglily 'appy
'e 'od 'eard 'em (verb sap).
Yesterday afternoon Alfred Petmeoky
was united hi bonds if holy matrimony
to Miss Laura Hroiiyey at (he rcsidenco
or Mr. Charles. ISjinerknnip. Justice
Adam tied tho nliptlal knot and the
happy couple left Mr lloerno to pass the
Who were They ?
Last Saturday night live men were
firing pistols onTobln'a hill and des-
pite the utmost efforts of the police they
nave not hitherto been able to Identify
House of eight rooms on Martin street
adjoining Major Winter's residence.
Possession given on the lCth Instant.
Apply to J. II. FnExcit fc Co.
5-3-tf I."J Commerce Street.
LAYING ON OF HANDS.
ANNUAL VISIT OF BISHOP ELLIOTT TO
Eljhteso rrrsars Cennrtnea--lnclanti of Ins
Imposing an I Solemn Services
F.tscnhere In our columns this even-
ing will be round the able and scholarly
sermon .delivered by Illshop It. W. 11.
Klllolt of this diocese nt St. Mark's
cathedral yesterday morning. The ser-
vices last night wero far moro Interest-
ing nnd Imposing thnn in tho morning.
A largo congregation tilled tho spacious
plate of worship tow llness the apostolic
rite or "Tho laying on or Hands" or tho
i nnllrinntlon of candidates as members
of Hie church. Tho lilglit liar. It. W.
11. I'.lllott Illshop or this diocese
conducted the services and administered
the holy rite to 18 candidates. Of
these II were ladles and four were gen-
tlemen the clnss being ninthly coumoscd
Previous lu the (ontlrmallon services
the rite of baptism was administered to
six persons nil adults who hod mani
fested their desire to become members of
This baptism service wns one of uu.
usual interest owing to tho fart that all
Hut candidates bail reached the jonri of
maturity nnd wore prepared to assume
the duties of II To upon Ihelr uvvn re-
sponsibility. Another Incident that
added an unusual Interest to the oc-
casion wns the fact that of the six can-
didates who presented themselves live
were members of one family comprising
one whole household recalling to mini!
the baptism of Stephniiiit nnd others
mentioned Intlie lllble who with their
vvliole household confessed the faith nnd
vveio baptized. This family comprised
fill her mother son and two daughters
nil of whom had reached the age of lua-
turllr. They wero also ennllrined by
the Illshop later on In tho evening.
The sixth candidate for baptism was a
The eloquent words or the reverend
said "Defend oli! Lord this thy ser-
vant with Thy everlnstlng grnro and
11 unify bring lie." created n solemn
bush upon Hie part of tlio largo congre-
gation which looked on with Intent In-
terest to witness Hie assumption of the
holy vows by the cnndldntes.
A feat tire of some Interest connected
with the services of Inst night was the
fact that among the candidates continued
wns n dnughtcr of that eelebated
old Texas hero whoso name is
Insepernbly connected with tho tale
nf the terrible strugglo for Texas liberty
In this connection It may not bo amiss
to say that ono or tlio members of the
last confirmation class was a niece of
Davy Crockett I tie hero of tho Alamo.
Several who exneeled In have been
continued nt this time by Illshop I'.lllott
ero prevenieu ny sieKiiess irom neing
nreiiared In time.
much more Interesting by thn ehtronc-
Inir anil iinnrnnrlato music that was rem
dered by the choir the solos being
especially neauiiiin ami greauy rouipii
Tho illshop will probably remain here
most or the nresent week hclnir en
gaged ill the preparation of his aununl
report anil address io no uenvereit io
tho convocation which meets In this city
on tue 'jjii instant.
On Saturday night n fair aiidlencu as
sembled at Turner hall for the purpose
of hearing the comic opera "Don
Pusrjualc but the quarter part or those
wero actuated inure liy a desire Io hear
the voice of Slgnor Itrlgnoll than to seo
the performance. The Slgnor though a
corpulent Ernesto made amends by his
magnificent vocalization whellierln the
actual opera or In tho solos with which
he Interpictcd It. In the romnnzn from
I. Lombard! he was greatly appreciated
but tho "Once Again" was more delight'
fill than his well known rendering or
"Uooil nyc sweetheart." nignor
Itrlcnoll's voice stltl keens Its melodious
freshness nnd It Is illlllcult to detect any
lulling ol his power. 1 no prima uonna
who enacted .Vorlnn Is very charmine.
She possesses n soprano voice of great
power the purity of which Is mnrred by
a nasnl Intonation. Her Impersonation
of N'orlna however was very ellcctlvc
tue nppinuse inaniiesieti nt inn con-
clusion of the duct In the first act being
thoroughly deserved. Tho "Don
Pasrpiale" of Signer Lulgi Inclont was
n piece of highly poHheil"bullu" acting.
i'Jils gentleman has evidently had great
experience and enjoys the gift or a bass
A dandy Irishman should always
smoko a ilude-cen.
The human race takes naturally to the
pistol. The world Itself Is nhlg revol-
ver. A Boston servant girl has gone to
Washington to get u pension she once
worked Tor three weeks In a family who
lost a second cousin during the war.
"Ma what Is hush" asked a lltllo hoy.
'Why do you ask my dear?" "Ilecause
I asked sitter June what made her now
dress stick out so behind nnd she Bald
Clergyman to Sunday school class:
"Why do wo say In tho Lord's prayer
"who art In Heaven?" bIiico God Is
everywhere." Little drummer boyi
"jiecauso n s Headquarters."
A lady went Into one of our dry goods
stores Inst week and began looking
over n pllo of dress goods. After turn-
ing over several hundred dollars worth
she remarked to tho polite clerk that she
did not wish to buy and was only look-
ing for a friend. The p. c. replied:
"Don't think you will Hnd him as these
goods were stnoked fresh this morning
nnd we looked 'em nil through."
Every smoker should try "Little
The City Grocer 206 CommBrceSt
Will glvo you Snri.it. Pnicts on the
following ratifies ron cash omlt this
Strictly Potent Flour. $8 Bbl.
Strictly Fancy Flour $7 Bbl.
JO lbs. Granulated Sugar for SI
10 lbs. Gut Loaf Sugar for $1.
lbs. Coffee A Sugar for SI.
12 lbs. Best Brown Sugar for SI.
Sugar Cured Hams 15 Cents lb.
12 Pounds Turkish Prunes for SI
Sugarhousc Molasses 50c. gall
Call and Kxamlne at the CMy Grocery
Store nn Cotninerco street.
AVc tht moil cotnflttt stock of all
tla tut of Drttt GooJt and Trimmingt
at alto Varatolt 'ant Hotitry
I.actt EmtroiJtritt and Houtt Fur
llavt jail rtitivtd a new lint of
Atl-ovtr F.mhroidtry Escuritl Span-
itli and Valtntitnnt All-ovtrt.
Our tlock of Kid Gloret for laditt
and duldrtn it more compute than
ever; every pair warranted.
Drettet made to order at the Short-
Blum & Koenlgsberger
J02 Commerce Street.
CITY DRUG STORE
Ragland & Co. 8 Commerce St.
Drugs Patent Medicines
Druggists' Sundries Chemicals
Fancy and Toilet Articles Perfumery
Soaps Brushes etc. nt uniformly low
prices. Prescriptions carefully com-
J. W. HA.NNIG
Wbolculo ItoUII Dealer In '
Furniture Carpels anil Malllnis
Oil Cloth! Window Shadei Ktc
Hand 'M Commcrco itrt-vt. Ban Antonio Tx
HICKMAN fi CAMPBELL Proprietors
Under new management. Has been
entirely renewed and refurnished. Kx-
cellcnt cuisine. 4-20-3m
(Suoceawm to Jstnes Uurna)
Plaster Paris Piaster Hair
Brickt Drain and Chimney Tilet
and liuilders' Material Generally.
GEO.W. VAN VORST
LATHS BUINcaLliei. FTC.
Otttltornl llcdwocxl fcuk door blind Bad
moulding. Oor. Dawton am' Cboatuut iU.
Sanntooio. TWrhon M. 1-lA-am
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