The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 118, Ed. 1, Friday, May 16, 1884 Page: 1 of 4
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3fov Casb nfe
For the next CO days wo will sell nil
our Liquors nt reduced rate. Wo need"
money and mean business.
Harry Uaiam & Co
The San Antonio Light
We mean business. Call and examine
goods and prices before purchasing your
Wines Liquors and Cigars.
I-Idrry Baiini & Go-
Snn Hntonio Hcrno Jfri&nv flDn 10 1884.
tTcn Cento a TKUcch
Dol. W. TWO. U8.
Hut we must havo It conseijucnlly '
hao resolved fortlio next
.Reduction of 25 Por Cent.
Wo nro prepared to oiler to
Never Before Known In this City.
aoo pieces lace buntings.
700 pieces llgured lawns.
300 pieces bleached sheeting
2000 pieces fancy prints.
73 pieces bed ticking. .
And numerous other articles.
Also In stock elegant lines ol
mrw wiiitk goods:
iSyOur ladles' neckwear department
rnnnot bo surpassed in quality style or
price. Will be sold at pnnlo prices.
tSFA very large stock of cotton glng-
hams and seersuckers; also full line of
linen tolle tlunord and must bo sold
and 20o. per yard.
SaTOur boot and shoo department Is
now complete In all Its branches and
this stock will be solduat prices lower
ttan ever before offered.
toTOur gents' clothing furnishing
goods and hat department Is full and the
styles and quality are unsurpassed and
wo will not be undersold.
tQrA fow pieces of Hrussells and In-
grain carpeting In stock and will be
sold at New York cost. Call and see us
A. KAHN & CO.
Cor. Main plaza and West Commerce st
HIGH SCHOOL PICNIC
Al TI E SAN rtUKU brHINUS lu-ufti
-BEAUTY OF THE SCENE.
THeKlnji Ouetns KnlgMJ and MjIdsefHon
Dlnclnrj This Ani-rntwn Io Cont-
mance (I HilfPltt Thru.
A very charming nnlmntid and pleas-
ing scene Vus that at the San Tedro
springs this morning when the natural
beauty of that pretty spot wos Interal-
lied to n great extent by the gllinpes
hero and there of knots of tastefully
dressed young ladles their habiliments
contrasting with .-mistical cffcctjigalnst
the green shrubbery and trees n other
parts small parties wero gathered to-
gether preparing for the festive board;
Mother earth representing that article
of every day use but the High School
proper (this Is the High School picnic)
asserting their rights of being higher
than the others bad prepared a most
luxurious repast on n long table and
l'roressor Halbedl whoso popularity
must Indeed be great from the pressing
Invitations nay we may almost say
commands Issued from Iho lips ofsev-
rol fair ones there to stay and dine
Willi them held his court. After stroll-
ing over tho grounds the I.ioiir reporter
was introduced to the several gentlemen
nd lady teachers from whom all neceB-
snry Information was obtained.
I'he following nro Kings (Jiiecns
Knights and .Maids of Honor of their
Mr. 0. W. Crossliy In chargo or nrst
door High School. Queen Miss ltulh
Brown. Maids of Honor Misses Kva
Ooldwater Ora Newton l-'aiinle Teele
iVnnle Lbcrhardt. King James 'I liomas.
Knights I.. Hasklns llryan King
Claudius King and 11. Merret.
Mr. Iloyland'sciass Queen.JIIss llcb-
gen. Mauls or Honor .Hisses .vinnne
Frank Carrie Xorthway Jlessle llrad-
lcy. The King of this class waa taking
a royal ride on the roller coaster nt-
tended by bis Knights of Honor. Her-
alds and pursuivants were sent to an-
nonce to his Ills Majesty the llobimcan's
arrival but his Itoyal Highness told
them to get so the press man passed on
Miss Beck's class Queen Miss 1'olly
. Newman; King Albert Lockwood;
Maids of Honor Misses Lottie Fitzger-
ald and Hetty Conoly. The Knights had
mounted their steeds and were entering
the lists; in other words they were do-
ing the merry go round
Mrs. Crlder's class Oueen. Miss Clara
Newton; King Half Elliot. The Maids
or Honor anu ivnignis wero non est.
Miss Wescott's class Queen Miss
l'aullne Gans; King Mr. George Aliens-
worm; Jiaius in nailing jiisses Jiag-
le Gcddcs Dora ihompson llo-ui
.anire. Acnes Crawford: Mattle
Dauchertv. Allco Clark. King. Albert
Tolle; Knights White Caldwell Hen
.uuncy A. caiuwcu uunion ivearney.
The Professor after gazing In various
directions thought the last of the teach-
ers that could b found had been
"Fnmi nut the izilrn rti.U'l ll timilr buret.
Ttireo tonus or I'rru-ut loiellnci-i and woith.
Mr. Halbedl nnnronrlntely then and
there named them the three graces one
of whom turned out to beMlssltobb
tuo Queen or wuose class is juiss i.ouisa
Pearson; King Mr. Tom Newton; Maids
of Honor Misses Lilly Weir Kllza
Spencer C. Lester; King K. Hasklns;
Knights George Kit. Itobert Garrison.
In Miss Heuslnger's class the sweet
goddess of beauty has so equally dis-
tributed' her charms that no queen was
elected while tho boys like the lords In
Noyes that lady was surrounded "with
e gods; well "nil all Is chaos.''
Vhen In the presence of overcoming
charms one sometimes feels able to pay
homage and express In words the ardor
of ones feeling but that thunniing ride
In a street car and a birds-eye view of
the ugliest woman In tho country imme
diately afterwards brings you down to
un incus again .miss -oyes saiu sue
had no nueeii.butal'terallttle discussion
It was lint to the assemblage whether
she herself should not be elected. The
motion was carried and the lady found
nerseir Queen elect rroiessor unuieui
to his consternation wascrowned King.
but both King and Queen overcoming
tneir disinclinations una joining in me
inn. laceu auoui anu wnu mucii gravity
saluted each other with a formal bow.
The "Introduce to com t" movement of
the lady wasgraclous easy and elegantly
performed. Over Wxi ohildren are ex-
pected out during the day besides
parents and friends. Dancing will begin
this afternoon nt half past :i. Only mem-
bers nnd Invited guests allowed on the
platform. Professor Halbedl regrets not
having asked all old graduates of the
school but hopes they will ull be there
'-Thou- bonder bouir
Tboie who tmvo liouirht
In to-day's paper can be seen the large
advertisement or Messrs. Cohen & Koe-
nigheim the clothiers and merchant
tailors or Main plaza. This llrm has one
or the llnest stocks or ready made cloth-
ing nnd 'gent's furnishing goods to be
round In the city and In their tailoring
department the line or piece goods are
undoubtedly the tjnest or the latest
styles and patterns. They say they pos-
itively Intend to sell goods and Invite
the public and tbelr old customers to
call nnd see them before buying or
leaving your measure for a suit. The
Light has had considerable dealing with
this llrm nnd have always found them
liberal enterprising and reliable and
worthy of a large patronage.
"Shout Auld A"cqualaUaca."
When friend meets friend It Is n wel-
come sight. Last night the I.11111T had
the never railing enjoyment or seeing
the reunion of two old acquaintances
Mr. J. M. Reed nn ex-edltor of St. Louis
and Mr. Joe Madden of the same city
The meeting canned inucli amusement
J ci I lie bystanders and the cementing
and binding anew of tlio old ties of
1 friendship by llie roiivivnl cup pave a
j Jolly background to tills pleasant clrcum-
ctnnre. i lie uickgrounu However cams
to the front and held a prominent posi-
tion during the Jovial hour. Bacchus
w as voted a good fellow but In knctl-
Ing at Ids shrine his admirers fell lower.
So after a llttlo hesitation tho party re-
tired Into the nnns of Morpheus
The Divorce Class.
Tho long list of divorco cases set for
to-day wos disposed of by the Judge In
short order this morning. Itodrlguez vs.
Ilodrlgiicz continued; Anna Holly vs.
John Holly continued for service; so
was William Kay vs. Sarah Kay; Anto-
nio Perez vs. Alljo Perez continue d by
plaintiff Simon 1'rarer vs. Mary Frafer
non-suit taken: Louisa I'rdlalcs vs.
ltomaldo L'rdlnlcs. continued; Agues
Capcder vb. Peder Cupeder dismissed at
plaint IITa cost; llotilehan vs. Houlehan
continued. The caso of Julia Weir vs.
Peter Weir was heard and a divorce
granted tho plaintiff. The case of Don-
aldson vs. Donaldson which was ex-
pected to prove so racy and Interesting
was continued very mncli to the disap-
pointment of the reporters.
A l.iuiir representative Inula pleasant
clint Willi Mr. J. C. Kvans the well
known ranchman and sheepralser of
Kendall county lust night and from
him ascertained that tho prospects In
Ids section were extra good. Helms LV)
bogs of wool ready for shipment which
will arrive In San Antonio during the
coming week lie reportshis Hocks and
other stock In lino condition. Mr. Kvans
Is now fencing Inalargepasttireof about
X.000 acres. Speaking of horses -Mr.
Kvans said: "1 think raising Texas
horses Is a paying Investment especially
so when scrub ponies from the ranch
can throw mud In the eyes of most the
line blooded stock brought to this city
as race horses."
A Lkiiit man felt tho soft tear of pity
rising to his eye yesterday on seeing an
old but decent and grave looking man
begging at the Maverick and when
ascertaining that the failure In New-
York had reduced hliu to this state his
sorrow and sympathy gave way in a
convulsive sob though behind tho tear-
stained handkerchief a smile of Incredu-
lity wreathed his nether lip. Hlssym-
Iminy iiucu out uiu not now neiow uis
lean but when the whole heart Is
touched so Is the whole person. Under
the heart Is the hip and on the hip Is the
pocket and this reporter In plain Eng-
lish Is no hypocrite lie was then and Is
now a busted bohemlan.
lea Cream Feitlval.
The festival given by tho ladles of the
Christian church promised much nnd
fullllled It as expected. Tho hall on
Last Houston street was quickly tilled
and continued so the greater part of the
evening. Many people of other denomi-
nations were seen mixing In tho crowd
nnd taking their turn at the strawberry
studded Ice creams. The young ladles
assisting at the tables were: Misses
Fannie (Juliette Fnnnlo llussell Nellie
Hussell Lena Nalhln J. Sliockey Lizzie
Fry Mollle Smith J. S. Smith. Mrs. Sain
Heady Mrs. Fry andMrs. O.G. Smith.
Reil Estlta Transfers.
W. A. Scott to Ed. Rand lots 8 10 13
and 14 block 21 west of San I'cdro
creek city of San Antonio; S1000.
Udwnrd Bennett to Horace A. 'Kilos
lot No. 1 of a subdivision of a plot of
ground out of the southeast corner of a
block bounded on tho west by Live Oak
street etc; $550.
Manuel Flores to Felecldad F. de
Herrera one' half Interest In two lots
fronting 14 feet on National street city
of San Antonio; $!KX.
J. L. Tnlt to Annabella M. Talt 1058
acres out of the W. T. Nell survey; $l.Bs7.
Sam Maverick to Charles Schneider
lot 8 block 2 original city lot 100 Pros-
pect Hill; 8225.
The commercial aspect this morning
niny be considered to be In a somewhat
unsatisfactory condltlonjuore especially
In tho branch of w ool for which thero
Is no markot and the general Impression
Is there wilt not be one before the
middle of next week. Hut few of tho
banks will accept against wool. This
tightness however.ls attributable to the
New Yori stock troubles. Horses and
cattle are brisk. Twentv-three cow
lionlefl worn snlil vestnrdiiv fiv Mr. Calnn
to the Worsham Cattle company nt $00
Anton Adsmt' Court.
At Justice Adams' court this morning
the following cases were dealt with:
The State of Texas versus Napoleon
Igo charged with refusing to work on
the public road when summoned. De
fendant was lined $2 and oosts.
Oeorge Ileafs George Dovoe Clarence
Nlcbolls similar otlenses lines of $2 and
costs Indicted In each case.
Valentino Andcrlltz claimed exemp-
tion being over 45 years of age. This
was proved to tho satisfaction of the
court and the charge dismissed.
An Interesting horse race took place
yesterday afternoon between Tom Mul-
doon's "Cricket" nnd Jim Maynard's
"Last Chance." After going the round
both horses came down tha tlnal 100
yards neck nnd neck; but Maynard's
Jockey by a supreme effort touched Ids
animal and lifted her In a winner by two
lengths. It Is said books were made on
the race quite a sum of money changing
The adopted child or Mr. 'latum aged
two months for lack of proper nourish-
ment. Sara Carterthree years and 10 months
W. J. Uzel 7U years valvular heart
C. A. Schmltt six days' old Intusu-
centlon. JCdgar lly Ludwlg nine months chol-
Alice Margaret How hards eight and
one-hair months water on the brain.
CULLED FROM TELEGRAPHIC DIS-
PATCHES AND OTHER SOURCES.
the Haw Turk rinlc-lli frtct on Tans Binki
-More Trouble In Ohio- 0IJ
GtoiHiK Bow max n hrakeman was
thrown from a train yesterday about
three miles from Lazier. He sustained
lliiiMiNniiAVi May 15. A detachment
of troops has been stationed Inside tha
Jail In which the dynamiters Daly
Kagau nnd McDonnell are routined.
Anvicijt from New York slate the
Metropolitan bank has posted n notice
that the bank examiners having made
Investigation the hank will resume
TiiKiiRhas been n damaging lire at
Boston In the big factories on First
nvenue between Twenty-ninth and
Thirteenth streets. The loss Is estimated
at 5771100 not secured by Insurance.
Hov.lomi K. Dwvkii of San An-
tonio and Hon. Josh C. Saycrs of lias-
trop are mentioned In connection with
the Chicago convention as being the
two most representative men to semi
Lo.mki.v May 15. The Berlin corre-
spondent of the Times Is authorized to
announce that the morganatlo marriage
of the Grand Duke Louis of Hesse Darm-
stadt with Madame Kalamlre lias lieeli
SiinutV M.M. Hoit.vsnvofAustlnwho
hasjust returned from Sweetwater says
that Deputy Sheriff William race or
this county who killed n man at llie
Lnbove named place was refused ball at
the examining trial.
Vt ATUUiriiY May 15. At tho Green
back Stato convention with L. L.
Thompson Chairman a committee of
Ilvo was appointed to make all nomina-
tions of delegates to Indlanopolls Tho
usual committees wero then appointed?
P.vitH May l.i. A man representing
himself as n Journalist but well known
as a Fenian" called to-day at tho Hotel
Bristol where tho l'rlnee of Wales Is
stopping and made many Inquiries con-
cerning the Prince's movements.
Qcincv Illinois May 15. The Union
bank of this city failed to open Its doors
this morning. When the Marine hank
of New York failed the Union trans
ferred Its account to the Metropolitan
and the closing of the doors of that bank
yesterday Is given as the cause for tho
Hill Stanwooii & Co. of Boston;
brokers correspondents of Golf Iiandall
A Co. New York have suspended; lia-
bilities SIO.000. The failure has no slir.
nlllcance. It Is now stated that their
ucpci8it account with llawley Co. Is
S2io000; total liabilities $500000. The
II rin speculated.
Iniiu.-.u-oi.i- Jlay 15. Tho Democrats
of tho Third Indiana district held a
convention at North Vernon to-dny.
There were n number of nnni11ilnl. nml
the result was not reached until the
271st ballot when James O. Howard
wus nomiiiaieu. iiie district is now-
represented by S. M. Stookslogcr.
Cincinnati May 15. There is tremen
dous excitement at Ashland Ohio
where Horn and Glibban aro to be hung
to-morrow Tho Fourteenth regiment
of Ohio National Guards and a nortlnn
of the Eighth regiment are there to pro-
tect the Jail. Crowds of excited men nro
eoming In on every train. The murder
was so atrocious tho crowd Insists on
lynching or a public execution. Sheriff
Gates this evening received 200 muskets
nnd ammunition for deputies.
Oalvmion Jlay 15. .Major L. K. Ed-
wards 'a prominent nnd well known real
estate agent of Austin arrived here yes-
terday morning to attend to some busi-
ness Yesterday afternoon ho attended
the plonlo given to the Cntholla Knights
at Mlddlegge's grove a few miles down
the Island. The forenoon he was about
the city attending to his business and
feeling worm nnd somewhat fatigued
he entered Iho Hunk Exchange on Market
street w ith Colonel Mcrwln and ordered
some refreshments. Shortly after sitting
down Colonel Merwin noticed that the
left side of Major Edwards' clothing was
tlon to the fact. Examination was In-
saiuraicu wnu dioou anu caned atten-
stantly made and It was found that a
wound which Major F.dwards had re-
ceived in the left side below the ribs In
adllllculty In-Austln some 1ft days ago
had re-opened and was bleeding copi-
ously. Medical aid was secured at once
nnd after considerable time the flow was
stopped nnd the Major conveyed to the
Beach hotel. Ills condition Is regarded
as critical by the physician In charge
who has placed bis patient under the
innuence ot narcotics anu ro-nignt lie
is resting quite comfortably. Major
Edwards toolc matters very coolly and
sat at the table In a pool of blood smok-
ing a cigar while the physicians were
trying to staunch tho flow of blood.
St. Louh May 15. The situation here
Is practically unchanged. Hankers-and
business men generally have no appre-
hensions for the'rnture. Much satisfac-
tion Is expressed nt the resumption or
the Metropolitan bank and while a lit-
tle uneasiness was produced by the sus-
pension or Flsk & Hatch and a very
slight tinny created by temporary
trouble In Kansas City still the general
opinion Is that nothing -serious will re-
sult outside or New York. Consider-
able attention Is attracted however to
Donnell Law-son & Simpson and there
Is considerable desire to know the con-
dition oC that firm and what Is future
action will be. It has intimate relations
with and Is a correspondent of nearly
100 banks In Missouri some 00 In Kan-
sas 30 or -10 In Texas and has numerous
connections In all the extreme Western
States and Territories. It Is not known
of course to what extent they are In-
volved In this direction but tbelr In-
debtedness to Western bankers may run
Into millions. II W. Stephens of Boon-
vllle one or the most prominent bankers
In this State estimates In caso or the
complete failure of the firm that the loss
to Missouri will be fully $500000. It is
also feared that the loss to Texas bank-
ers will be heavy. A dispatch from St.
Joseph sayi that attachments have been
laid on Donncll's property In that city
to the amount of $00 000. James L. Wil-
son assignee of the St. Joseph Savings
bank which closed yesterday has taken
chargo and will Investigate the condi-
tion of affairs at once.
Luii iHi May 15. Uncle Sam's boys of
Fort Molntosh got'thelr foot In It meta-
phorically and literally when they
crossed tho Illo Grande some two weeks
ago In pursuit of nn escaping soldier
prisoner.' Some four or lira months ago
Laughlln a soldier deserted. Later he
waa captured and returned to the post
tried and sentenced to Leavenworth
penitentiary for two years. While un-
der guard In chains he made a dash for
the river and although loaded with Iron
and Unil upon managed to safely swim
to the Mexican side. An infantry cor-
poral of Company I) with four privates
crossed over and recaptured lilm In
fact kidnapped him. Of course the
-wrong could not be righted until several
yards of red tape were used up. but yes-
terday our post commander visited the
Mevlcnn post commander and made the
amendo honorable and this morning
between 10 nnd II o'clock I.niiBlilIn was
brought down by Lieutenant fills to the
ferry placed in n boat anddlspatched to
the American side where he was re-
ceived by the Chief of Pollco nnd two
pllcemen placed In a hack nnd taken to
the court. His deposition wns then
taken of the wholu affair after which he
was placed at liberty County court
proceedings yesterday and to-day wero :
One case dismissed; two civil suits con-
tinued nnd a third tried and Judgment
ftlven for plaintiff. The unoccupied res-
dences of Mr. A. House were entered
last night by a burglar who stole all the
locks there having been n number put
un. At the CItv Marshal's sale this
morning of Imnounded iiundruiieds the
donkeys w ent at SI: In fact all Ids nnl-
inoi curiosities soul low realizing a toiai
of only $17 which was not sulllclent to
cover costs. Mr. W. W. Shely of the
Hangers brought up two Mexicans last
nluht from San Dleco. charged with
having smuggled horses from Mexico.
In default will probably he taken to San
The Colored L'dles- Colhwtll and His Little
The Hecorder took his sent about 0::!0
this morning and rapidly disposed of
the following charges ;
J. 11. Abbott on n continued charge of
violating the market regulations was
H. Schleunlng was charged with be-
ing drunk. The accused was In very
bad health evidenced by his falling
down In court. He had been badly
beaten about the face and head Ids eyes
being closed up. The Itecorder seeing
the man's bad stato of health consider-
ately dismissed the case.
The next cases In order were n list of
young ladies of variously tinted com-
plexions commencing at n dead black
and grading to a light tawny. These
erratlo damsels wero charged with
vugranoy and prostitution. Following
are their names together with the
several pena'tlcs Indicted by the Im-
partial dispenser or bat-cave bounties:
Annlo Williams plump dead blacjc
modestly looking down on the floor
while she uttered the plea of guilty was
Irene Jackson tall halMono or color
removed from her sister In distress
pleaded guilty sniffed in disdain but
submitted to u penalty or $10.
Jcnnlo Annlevvhlte.uurnt umber shade.
charged with prostitution and keeping
a disorderly house had her case contin
ued till to-morrow she giving n bond or
Lih-v Thomas raw sienna tone nleaded
guilty to the charge of prostitution but
asserted she did not steal the Mexican's
hat. Onoe more a line of $ was In-
flicted. llettle Shepherd watery sepia tint
coquettish and smiling had a penalty of
9.1 imposed at wnicit sue "sniggereu
more than ever.
Scottle McDonnell. Vandyke brown
arrangement of n short souare. fnt girl.
was the last of this batch of vounir
ladies who stand at the corner of the
street and wlnketh with the eve. She
wns fully eatlslled with .her penalty of
Dan Compton an alias warrant issued
Frances Caresso drank $5.
L. Itodrlgbuz and J. l'ena two boys
were charged with lighting. The Ite
corder handed them over to their moth
ers with an admonition.
M. Alatorre Warren Shelby and U.
Qlllain all drunk $5 tine Imposed In
Mike Hlnes smilingly admitted the
fact and with watery eyes ho heard the
$5 lint of tho Itecorder.
' A. Uonmles continued.
-Mr. and Mrs. l'avne. attain summoned
on n charge of violating the market or-
dinances had their case continued.
The two tlnal cases In the day's list
were tried by Juries and were botli
against Dr. L II. Bothwell. This gentle
man being Indisposed appeared by Mr.
Anderson on whose account the cases
have been continued Dr. Bothwell say.
ing ue requireu mis gentleman's atienu-
nnce. as "wns Ids standing witness and
his standing lawyer."
The llrst case for the jury to decide
was a charge of using Insultlnglanguage
to Mr. M. Torres. The advocate or ao-
cused pleaded guilty the Jury fining
Dr. Bothwell $5. which the itecorder
endorsed by requiring a bond of $200 for
one year to keep the peace.
The second charire was for oarrvtnir A
pistol to which a plea of not guilty was
set un. Tom Hughes deposed that he was
standing In the evening at tho corner or
the sidewalk near the Vaudeville when
be heard a scullle and on turning round
saw Olllcer Abbey run and catch' hold
or Dr. Bothwell. Witness then ran nnd
took a pistol out the front pooket of his
pants. lie beard Bothwell abuse Tones
and call him various expletives and
Torres tried to avoid lilm but Bothwell
still followed lilm. The evidence of
Torres and Alderman Cardenas cor-
roborated all these statements nnd after
n short and able address to the Jury by
the City Attorney pointing to tho
enormity of the offense the Jury re-
tired and brought In a yerdlet of guilty
Indicting a lino of $50. A motion for a
new trial wns made by Mr. Anderson.
THE "RISING WAVE" TO OVERCOME
THE EVILS OF INTEMPERANCE.
The Women of San Anloalo Eihorted lo Bca.sl
the Deidly roe -Vice ami
III Hideout Mien.
A few-weeks ago one or tho leading
papers or the country described the tem-
perance agitation as "The Illstng
Wave" and spoke orihe present reeling
of tho people all over the country "as
a national nwaklng of conscience." An-
other one snys: "Not stneo the days of
tho Washlngtonlan movement which
was the llrst victory of total abstinence
nnd taught the people that drunkards
could bo reformed and saved has there
been so much thought and determina-
tion to put an end to the abomination
of strong drink." The tolling masses
whose utmost thrift can barely secure
modest comfort nro solicited and too
successfully to squander their hard
earned wages In drink. Tho tired arti-
san who visits the suburbs on Sunday
fur fresh air and change Is beset
with temptations to drink. The
youth who desires to "see life"
Is taught that Intoxication is
an essential clement of fun. The dally
and hourly lessons set before us ought
to convince the least thoughtful of the
need of reform. Everywhere waste and
extravagance and sorrow and poverty
ami degradation and crime aro tracea-
ble to this one evil. In such a crisis ns
this can the women afford to stand still
and let this giant evil destroy their
homes and sweep their fair land whllo
they make no effort to resist Its terrible
Again women or San Antonio and
friends of temperance we plead with
you on this subject which loo frequent-
ly saddens many of our hearts and ile
al royea our homes.
The questions forced upon us are
what heritage will wo bequeath our
children? who. In n few brief v'ears will
come up to contend with life In all Its
realities nnd how are wo preparing
iiiem io resist tuis deadly too r
Aro we of to-day assuming tho re-
sponsibilities plnced upon us and ful-
lining our ouugaiions so mat tuose ioi-
lowing will llnd this beautiful city as
famed for Its temperance and virtue as
It now is for Its health giving properties?
uero more man in most cuics are in-
ducements to draw the young Into the
places where Intoxicating liquors are
sold. Vice Is made so very attractive It
would seem to have lost Us "hideous
mien" for scarcely can our youth hope
to escape us entanglements.
Young men with correct principles
right Ideas of Intemperance and Its evil
accompaniments come to our city to
make it n home. In a fow- months they
are drawn Into these places where they
learn lessons that cannot be eradicated.
Mothers sleep and let such things go on
nerora tneir very eyes yea even in tucir
own homes. Who Is crjualto these things ?
Surely not one woman not a few but
n grand rally or every woman who has
n son a brother to save and not only
the sons and brothers but our daugh-
ters' surety happiness and usefulness are
to be guarded. What are our city's
needs? Not so much added manufactur-
ing capacity which would bring within
her gates Increase of wealth and popu-
lation; not so much enlarged commer-
cial facilities which would give her
clal racllllles which would give ner
power and prestige among l?er sister
eltles! not un much nn excellent suwer-
age system which would greatly en-
banco her hcalthfulncss. unit make ner a
delightful place or residence or resort
as wo need n public sentiment which
would oleanso the olty or the vile de-
based morals which revel on her most
public thoroughfares ami In her ofllclal
positions. The stronger element declining
to net who Is to do this great work unless
tlio brave earnest wouicn combine nnd
work together earnestly nnd wisely to
build up a public sentiment and a love
fur truth purity and right living thus
making our city n place where these Im-
provements our brothers nro so enrnestly
advocating having become realities
and San Antonio has gained the wealth
population power and salubrity Its citi-
zens desire. Then Its moral atmosphere
having kept equal pace shall bo such
that our children can grow Into the
stature of perfect men and women kept
from the knowledge and Influence of
the vice which Is now ever ready to
Mothers wives nnd sisters! Come
and help us I Our union needs aid
fields of labor are opening before us and
the laborers aro not sulllclent.
"This monstrous evil or Intemperance
must be overcome. It Is not a question
or a short oainpalgn but or a patient
persistent determined and -prolonged
Tha Sunset Sued for 159000 Damages and
uibla Piece orund
The most Important civil Bult recently
docketed In the District court Is that of
Jessup M. Hell administrator against
the Galveston Harrlsburg and San An-
tonio Hallway company which wns tiled
yesterday afternoon. I'he petition al-
leges that In the year 1831 A. A.Torter
was slczed and possessed or a tract or
land on the Medina and known as the
"Wyntt traot." That said owner has
since died and the plaintiff files this suit
ns his administrator. The allegation Is
made that the defendant railway com-
nnnv. entered unon and took possession
I of some 100 acres or the aforesaid land
excavated the earth hunt maintained
and operated Its railway and erected
other and valuable Improvements on
said land. There are several Items of
damages and rents enumerated and It
is also sought to try the title to the tract
and recover damages aggregating to
$50000. The plaintiff is representedby
Notice to Contractors.
Mayou'h OtncE May 15 181. Bids
will be received at the olllce or Wahren-
berger A lleckmann nrohltects No. 12
Yturiri street until noon or the 27th In-
stant ror.bulidlng additions to tho First
ward publln sohool on South Flores
Btreet. Plans and specifications to' bo
seen at their olllce."
5-lfl-llt J. II. Fnixcn Mayor.
The City Grocer
20G Commerce Street.
Special Drives for the month
of May on the following brands
Good Table Care 85c. Gallon.
GoodFrtnch Claret $1.25 gal.
Dry Catawba Wine je. pal.
Sweet Catawba Wine $1 gal.
Good Tokcy Wine $2 Gallon.
Good Malaga Wine $3. $0 gal.
Good Sherry Wine $1.50 gal
Good Port Wine $2.00 Gallon.
Call and examine the above
brands at the City Grocery
From this date until
May 1 6 we shall make a
discount of io Cents on
every Dollar's worth of
Hosiery Corsets and La-
On r ready-made Dresses
we close out at cost.
San Antonio May S iSSj.
. f .
IJlWS PalCIlt iMWllClIieS
Druggist!1 Sundries Chemicals
l-'anoy and Toilet Articles l'errumery
Soaps Brashes etc. nt uniformly low
prices. I'rescriptlons carefully com-
j. w. hannigT
Wbiili-Mla llelall Dealer In
Furniture Carpets and Mattinns
Ull Clotln Window 8hvli Ktc
nandOBComaiert-e itrwt Pn Antonio Tex
Swarms of Bees and Queens for Sale.
One Italian or Albino Queen S3 00.
Orio purely mated Albino Queen $100.
I'acklng swarms $1 00 extra. None
but guaranteed puro stock sold.
P. 1'. UNNARTZ.
Oiders for above also for cxtraoted
honey to be left at Nlo Tengg's.
to James nurna)
Plaster Paris Plaster Hair
Bricks Drain and Ciimttty Tilts
and Knitters' Mattrial Generally
GEO.W. VAN VORST
LATHH BHIKGLfiB FTC
California Uedwood. MUb doors blind add
moulding!. Cor. DtWKn suit Cheftnut .
Baa Antonio. TeUwhont 54. M4m
Blum & Koenigsberger
202 Commerce Street.
CITY DIG STORE
Raglanil & Co. 8 Commerce St.
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