The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 2, Ed. 1, Saturday, January 3, 1885 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light
Stock: mutt be reduced ;
beforo Janaary 1. It will !
pay you to examine our
GOODS ni PRICES. :
HARRY BAUM Ss CO. '.
Yon Trill be surprised to
ee bow cheap you can
i BUY WINES LIQUORS'
j and CIOARS before we
: take stock.
: HARRY BAUM fc CO.
Vol Y. No. 2.
San Antonio Texas Saturday. January 3. 1S85.
Ten Cents a "Week
IAN J. COI.TON.
COLTON & BOLTON
AUCTIONEERS $ COMMISSION MERCHANTS
M EAST HOUSTON STREET SAN AHTONIO TEXAS.
cay-Second-hand Furniture nought and Sold. 1'urtlcuhir attention given to
Outside Snes. Satisfaction guaranteed and consignments solicited. ij.20.3m
J. H. MARQUART
CRESCENT CITY jjQ jfj) SHOEMANDFACTORY
Anil Doalor In Leather and Findings Vrfholesalo and Retail.
Will sell you n Hoot or Slioe Home and Hand .Made. My stock In superior to
any In the State. Ten thousand do'lara worth or ready hand made goods to be
dosed out at prices lower than Iievetoforo known. This oiler Is for the next 30
days. Cull early and ho convinced.
Fine OiiBtom Work a Specialty. No. 1 7 Soledad st. op. Courthouse.
Fish Oysters and Game
skuvfii at ah norm at tiik
CRYSTAL RESTAURANT NO. 10 SOLEDAD STREET.
Next to Illllle & Joe's. First class Family Parlor Attached.
D I It TP ll ft H are prepared to do Gold Mirer and XicXel Plating at well
Pl t I WWani at cheaply at can be dont r.at. Old tenre rrpltted. Our
' mm" m " ' agent will call for your order toon.
No Table is Complete Without Wine.
WIT til nnl'Al!T.MEXr OF
IMPORTERS OF IVINES LIQUORS AND CIGARS
323 Ilouitou Street Sua Antonio Term.
.t..ckn CIIOICBST WIMM. jiniillo. I.tglloiis AND CIOA1H. The ftmlly Tiid. I. oil?
PpcrlHltT Tbf refore ever) bmly 14 luvlletl to Inprrt our ccIIhm nnl cnnvl'-tv. thrnmrlv' n nf
tlinurll ni KnufnciiOHfiuf our fruoi). Sample Frcoon hppIIchiIod and 0000s OKMV
EURO FltEKInanriiarlnrthceUv. Pjeasealve ua a cull: wo shil I treat loll riU
wantyouaaa IIEOHI.AIt ClIHTDMRU. Our trleplic.no liunih"? I. KIT. '
DiM I Q LI V." y"r Sinr' Ilra" md tylr ll' ExeeUwr
Y" J L I O ll "pi'"s jly'ii J!"' h' "9 rni m y"
DOB & ENOELKE 211 Commerce Street Agents for Texas.
Williams & Russell
(Successors to Soule A Wllllama)
WIIOLrSALK ANI PKTAU IlfAMHH IN
Paints Oils Varnishes Putty Brushes Kalsomine Alabastine
And Step and Extension Ladders.
. rnViTr?VrwSrf'iw?ln an.l Av. rill Heady MUtd Palnta. If nn hand
a lull llnoor wall 1 dper Hanalptrs and Jh'Ctiratlrini tf Uti at duiun. which ire nta now un-
pared to ell at llardTlmna Ptlooi. Wo alin lutn k w.itkmen nd lire nrni.a?ori in JCST
iuwrl.r.?cto'.0rk'ntbl'l'ne' A'""'"'"1"""' furlatna Phaue.. Poloj and Kllur'f Art
Ho. 233 and 235 East Houston Street.
J. II. SHAW.
SHAW & BENSON
ALL KINDS OF BUILDING CONTRACTED FOR.
I)inioult constnicllon In Brick Work n Specially. All Chimney Flues Guaranteed.
Pox 487. Residence C o..:itn Clara place.
RHO DIU Si TEMPSKY
235 Commerce St.
H U SIC STO R E
rffi.ilrlrl..Co:' NeT England Piano Co. and Christie Bons' planes
Itklco Organs. Latest sheet uutlo always on hand. Call and see Usui.-
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is ENOELKE 311 Commeroe Street.
J. RONSE & CO.
San Antonio Tex.
A MOVEMENT TO RELIEVE GEN-
Reduction ol Wages-Curtis Takes
the Medal-Cold In the North.
Boston January 2. A gold medal
will ue presented George William Cur-
tis by the citizens of lloston as an ac-
knowledgment of his eulogy on Wen-
dell Phillips delivered In April last.
Jbihkv Crrv January 2. The Phila-
delphia and Reading railroad has or-
dered a sweeping reduction of wages of
employees on the Jersey Central divis-
ion. The reduction applies to all except
conductors engineers and trainmen.
New YonK January 2. In answer to
an Inquiry Governor Cleveland said that
the statement that he was President of
a free trade club was not true. The
Governor further stated that he had
never been connected In any way with
any such organization.
New YonK January U. The move-
ment for raising $100000 to relieve the
personal effects of General Grant from
mortgage liability has taken practical
shape. Cyrus W. Field received to-day
from I). II. Wessen.nf Springfield Mass
a check for $1000 as his contribution to-
ward the fund.
HiLTiMonK January 2. Prospects at
the cotton mills In this vicinity are
much brighter. All but one of the mills
were In operation yesterday. A num-
ber which have been running on a small
portion of their capacity since last
spring will at once start In full opera-
tion. Everybody is much cheered by
the bright prospects.
New OnLEANs January 2. Director
General lluike of the Exposition states
that Inside of 10 days all goods now In
the city Intended for the exhibition will
be In place. All the space In the vast
building will then be filled. All now
asked Is one week's sunshine which
will remove the petty vexations of the
past few days.
Nashville January 2. The return of
Krlcke'a comet was discovered by Mr.
Lee Barnard at the Vanderhllt observa-
tory at 745 Washington time to-night.
The position at the time It was discov-
ered was right ascension 22 hours SO
minutes and St seconds; declination
north 4 degrees 1 minute and oil sec-
onds. Indianavous January 2. This even-
ing John O'llara was arrested on a
charge of robbing the Adams Express
company of n package of $3300 last
Tuesday night and was committed to
Jail. It Is stated that O'llara's arrest Is
merely a blind and that olllclals have a
clue which they think will lead to n so-
lution of the mystery.
Wasiuncitox January 2. Lieutenant
General Sheridan has replied to General
Ilazen Informing him that nn ofllolal
notice can be taken of the Informal
charges he preferred against General
Mcheever. If General Ilazen wishes to
pursue the matter further It will be
necessary for him to prefer formal
charges and specifications.
Chicago January 2. A llozeman
Montana special says: lieports from
the stock ranges are of a most discour-
aging eharacter. James Dedowlch Just
arrived from Madison county says that
the snow Is over two feet deep on n level
and cattle are aotually starving to death.
Similar reports are brought in by J C
Brown from the the Judith and Yel-
lowstone country. Snow has fallen to a
great depth. The absence of wind to
carry it away makes it next to Impos-
sible for the cattle to get at the grass.
Fine bred cattle are far worse off than
natives. Many line herds will be com-
pletely annihilated If the cold snap is
WAsmsaTOx January 2 Paymaster
W. It. Smyth who disappeared from
Savannah with $5500 of Government
funds appeared at the War department
to-day and voluntarily surrendered him-
self to the Paymaster General. He
turned over 15150 of the money carried
oft by him and his pay for December
$250 and $100 was paid for him by a
friend making the full amount. Major
Smyth says he went for a spree on
Christmas and knew nothing of his ao-
tions until he found himself In New
York. He then telegraphed his clerk
that he would return immediately. He
afterwards however concluded to come
to Washington and report to the Pay-
St. Paul January 2. Last night and
to-day has been the coldest of the pres-
ent winter and one of the coldest on
record In this city. The thermometer
at the signal olllce this evening regis-
tered 30 below while others showed a
temperature of 40 below. Common class
thermometers retired from business.
Iteports received from the following
points give figurts all Indicating below
zero: Stillwater 50 the coldest ever
Known; Lacrosse 2J msmarcK o alln-
nedosa 50 and wind blowing 40 miles
an hour; Wlnnepeg 55 a regular blizzard
prevailing; St. Vlnoent 40 Moorhead 43
Helena 15 Huron 44 Duluth 40. The
Western Union early this morning re-
ported that only one wire could be used
to Chicago and lines to the northwest
could not be used to Chicago and lines
to the northwest could not be worked
intl after 10 o'clock
Pnisntmn January 2. Notice of a re-
duction from 10 to 23 per cent. In the
wages of stoel workers at Coshocton
Ohio has been given. Half of the work-
ers will strike. The employees of the
Homestead Steel works controlled by
Carnegie Bros. have been notllled of a
reduction or33 per cent. In the rail de-
partment 20 In the converting mill and
10 In the laboring department. The
mills will remain Idle for nm tlm
The Bessemer Steel works at Homp-
I stead have posted a notice that on Wed-
nesday next they will reduce the wages
of employees In their rail mill 33 per
pent.: those In the converting mill 30
and laborers 10 per cent. Tho' works
employ about 1000 men. The reduction
i will not afTectthe operatives who belong
to the Amalgamated association. These
1 comprise a majority orthe skilled work-
i men and about half ot the total force.
St. Loom January 2. General W. 8.
Hancock accompanied by Lieutenant
Barber and Mr.Nlcholas Grynne father
of Mrs. Ilustell Hancock arrived here
this morning. The body of ltusscll
Hancock had. already arrived and v. as
. nt the Southern hotel. At 1:30 p. m. the '
I body was taken to the church of the
Messiah (Unitarian) where the ceremo-
nies were conducted by the Itev. Dr.
Klllott Chancellor of Washington unl- i
verslty after which the funeral cortege
proceeueu 10 iieue foniaine cemeiery
where the remains were placed In the
family vault. General Hancock showed
very plainly the suffering he had under-
I gone since the news reached blui of his
son's death. Mrs. Hancock was too
sick to make the Journey from New
York. The other members of the fam
ily taking part In the solemn services
were Mrs. Kussell Hancock (widow) ber
three children Ada Gwynne and Myra
Mrs. Laura Foster and Miss Ada
t) wynne sitter of the bereaved lady.
There were eight pall bearers personal
friends of tne uet eased In this city. Gen-
eral Hanoock will probably return to
New York to-night.
By Colonel Augustus Belknap to
the Belknap nines.
The ball given last night by the ofll-
cers of the Belknap Rifles to the mem-
bers was the most largely attended one
ever given by the company. The mem-
bcia were there In full force and a large
number of their lady friends also were
One feature of the evening was the
presentation of two fine swords to the
new Captain and First Lieutenant
Robert B. Green and John 11. Cresson
by Colonel Augustus Belknap the patron
of the company.
Alter the manual of t ni was gone
through with by the company to the
admiration of all present the company
was drawn up In line and Colonel Bel-
knap attired in full uniform of a retired
Colonel of the Seventh New York vol-
unteers made the following presenta-
tion speech while he presented tho
swords to the young officers:
Captain Green and Lieutenant Cres-
son: "A few weeks ago your comrades
by their voles selecting you as their
Captain and Lieutenant demonstrated
the conlldence and trust they reposed In
your soldierly abilities their willingness
to be Instructed their desire to subor-
dinate themselves to your commands
and through your energy and their per-
severance to become tn this company nn
ornament and pride to the State. This
In Itself Captain and Lieutenant was nn
honor. For youth Is free from guile
their action was honest and friendly.
Their choice placed grave and Important
responsibilities upon your shoulders
it gives them grent pleasure to know
you wear them so well. To-night they
meet you with the desire to go further
and do more. They wish to show you
their loving l'.-lendsnlp renew their feel-
ings of conllde.ice and admiration ot
Sou as soldiers nnd comrades. Captain
reen and Lieutenant Cresson In their
name and behalf It Is my pleasant duty
to present you with these swords. We
feel sure you will never draw them ex-
cept In the right nor Bheath them while
your homes and country has a foe. Let
me express In the hope that the young
men and officers In this company will
always dwell together In peace and har-
mony." Captain Green In a neat and eloquent
speech well delivered replied to this
address and Lieutenant Cresson fol-
lowed after which the ranks were
broken and the following programmo In
the dance was successfully carried out:
1. Glide complimentary to the Belk-
2. Polka to our namesake.
:i. Landers (Saratoga) to the Ser-
geants of the company.
4. Glide to the wall ornaments of the
5. Racquet to the right and left guide.
. Quadrille to the lady friends.
8. Polka to the prize drilled man of
0. Glide to the honorary members.
10. Landers (Saratoga) to the Corpor-
als of the company.
11. Glide to the Turner hall exhibi-
12. Polka to the Hay Foot Straw
13. Landers (Pinafore) to the obliging
14. Ladles' waltz.
15. Quadrille to the rank and file.
1G. Home! Oh so sweet! Yes; no.
Among the ladles who graced the oo-
casion by their presence were the fol-
lowing; Misses Lilian and Alma Ogden
Bessie Nannie and Emma tVelr Kliu-
pie Howard Carrie .Simpson Angle
Cummins ElolsePrescott.Mollle Smith
Aggie Crawford. Phenlo Yturrl Misses
Wulir Misses Sterling Misses Qaylord
Misses Josle Hughes Martha Payne
Minnie Hunter Emma Semlinger Fred-
erlcka Zacher Julia Vogt Mrs. J II.
Elwood Mrs. Hunter and others.
Captain Badger and several members
of the San Antonio Rifles were also
ABOVE THE HEART.
An Invalid Stabs His Nurse Very
Fernando Arredondo who resides
west of the San Pedro on Comal and
Leal streets last evening plunged n
knife Into Hose Angel Corona's breast
Fernando Arredendo was In n stale of
temporary Insanity when be committed
the deed. He has for some time been
suffering from the after effects ot n sharp
attaok of typhoid fever and for the
past day or two complained of feeling n
giddiness and obtained some medicine
from the City Physician. After he had
procured It be declared he would not
take It and became delirious. The
physician was then sent fo.- ar.d he per-
suaded Arredendo to swallow the medi-
cine and to go to bed. Arredendo re-
fused to take off his clothes but lay
down and Jose Corona staved bv his
bedside to watch him. About 2 o'clock
in tne anernoon the invalid Jumped up
suddenly cried "Viva Mexico" and
drawlnir a lone knife from hla nockot.
stabbed Corona In the breast just above
When the Cltv Phvslclan was sum.
inoned to attend to the wound of Corona
Arredondo attacked the doctor and n
severe struggle took place before the
doctor and neighbors were able to con-
trol Mm. Corona Is a boy about lO.years
old and Is lying In a very precarious
condition. An affidavit of lunaov haa
been made against Arredondo and be
uui ucu tougeu in lue county jau.
THE MEETING RECENTLY HELD j
AT KRISCH HALL. !
Correspondent's View ol the
Scenes the Sltuntlon and
Editor n Antonio I.tuht:
Kach season has Its peculiar festive oc-
casions but the political plcnto It only
fashionable preceding an election. The
"Worklngman'a" picnic at Krlsch hall
was decidedly tho best of the season.
Some of the newspaper reporters persist
In calling It a "circus" but a "circus"
necessitates a ring and ringmaster and
a clown etc. and these at tributes
must be left to the performance yet to
come oil. No this was simply a picnic
At political picnics ns at other kinds
of picnics the Invited guests are sup
posed to bring their own fun along with
them and as In the Instance cited the
more earnest the actors tried to appear
the funnier It all appeared to the au-
dience. As n looker-on I will make a
few sketches from nature.
Krlsch hall began to look uneasy as
the hour approached and the sons of
toll moved In through the beer saloon
from the adjacent law shops and toddy
manufactories and It was evident that
It was to be a gay affair; for awhile the
legal sledge hammer and tinkling glass-
ware were to remain silent nnd the fes.
tho occasion would absorb alt the at-
tention of those simple minded artlzans.
A thrill of excitement ran through the
crowd when the brawny leader of all the
sons of toll reeking with honest sweat
from the labor's of hla law shop put his
rubicund face and bald head In at the
door leading to the saloon. It was evi
dent that the occasion was approaching
ripenesss ns little knots of hardy sons
of labor began to gather In shady cor-
ners and dlsAiss Copeland chicken pie
la Hunt; Belknap boss car pudding a
la Lockwood; French rolls n la Newton;
King flap-Jacks a la Gordon nnd Cal-
lagban chile con carne n la Sanches.
Tho hands of time nolnted to2 o'clock.
and a sallow-faced dark-eyed son of
toll In a broadcloth suit ascended the
platform and tapped the table as gently
as a maiden would have done with her
fan at the same time assuming a mclo-
dramatlo nlr In perfect keeping with the
sturdy character of the occasion; this
model laborer had evidently Just left
the barber's hands; his bang was per-
fect and ns he stood gently balancing
on one 1001 resting one nana on tne
tnblo and rolling bis languid eves In the
direction of bis bang who would be so
skeptical as to doubt but that the cause
of labor was down trodden and the gaunt
nana oi Hunger was ai ns inroai.
But all things have an end. nnd the
"temporary" was succeeded by a "per-
manent" chairman. The "permanent"
was of a different stylo of beauty from
the "temporary" he was mild man-
nered blonde. He too had taken
the precaution to have bis head well
barbered and looked his prettiest ns be
danced down to tho footlights and made
bis little speech and looked at the audi-
ence with a look that was both
childlike and bland; In fact be
daubed on the paint of Indifference
and he smiled condescendingly upon his
audience as he flourishes his brush. He
was brisk and often tried to be witty
but before the nllalr was over we were
doomed to see bis feathers drop and a
shade of disappointment darken bis
Haphaelltio brow. Everything worked
against the grain and the laborer's var-
nisu was so tiiui tuai it cracaeti in sev-
A FLOOIt MANAdF.lt.
My pencil next caught on to a dlstln-
f uithed ex-candldate for Justice of the
'eace. His ban-Is were still stiff from
his eflort to reach the bench. He too
had patronized the tonsorlal artist and
his clothing was of the holiday order
and his nose came down and his mous-
tache went up until they met In loving
etnliraoe at every sentence uttered by
this swarthy son of toil and his ryes
flashed lire when be alluded to the
shovers of the legal Jack-planes and the
pounders of mint jullps. He It was who
flung Copeland chicken pie on the outer
IIF. LOOKED A LITTI.K LIKE XArOLEOX.
Another distinguished looking son of
labor of the blond type and billiard ball
style of lntectual development came
next upon my penoll point. He was a
blond nnd nls suit of stylish grey cloth
fitted him to a nicety: his waxed mous-
tache and ncqulllne nose made blm look
like the late Napoleon the III. and
when he proposed Belknap boss car pud-
ding as a panacea for all the wrongs and
Ills tinder which the laboring class were
writhing he Imitated the great Gambet-
ta In his tlery sentences.
ox ins LAST Lias.
It was towards the oloei of the cere-
monies after the great law pounder
Copeland had been selected to head tbe
storming hosts and If necessary to pull
down the Column Vendome and level
the Bastlle and divide all the wealth of
the banks among his "citizen" followers.
Tbe contest was over the seat of theMn-
f:ul and the secend ballot disclosed the
act that a once prominent local politi-
cian was In the lead but did not have
tbe requisite majority for a nomination.
This o. p. 1. p. rather bent under the
weight of years walked over to a
younger competitor nnd tried to secure
a settlement before another ballot; but
be failed; the next ballot elected tbe
young law pounder and the old man left
the hall with a look on his face that
seemed to say : this Is my last political
picnic. There was a time when be
could dictate terms; alas times change.
New Year's Gilt.
Mr. S. Scrivener the enterprising and
genial manager of S. S. Floyd & Co.
was pleasantly surprised tills morning
by receiving n package containing n
magnificent gold necklace which bad
been sent by Mr. S. S. Floyd of Galves
ton as a new ltar s gut ior jsir ecriv
ener's little boy.
PEOPLE TO G. B. FRAME'S ALAMO STORE?
Immense Stock New Goods and Lower
Prices in All Departments !
OUR CLOAK DEPARTMENT IS THE TALK OF THE TOWN I
Itiy-We offer over One Thousand Garments such as Clor.ks Circulars Rnt-Tdl
KT7slans Walking Jackets and Ulsters to select from. We bavetM
ISrlteductd the Prices cut tbem down sothat there wlllber3t
iraTan opportulty for everybody to keep warm.-TBf
Jackets that were $ 2 CO are now $ 1 75
Jackets that wero 3 50 are sow 3 25
Jackets that were 4 00 are now 2 75
Jackets that were B 00 are now 4 00
Better grades reduced In same proportion. In other garments sacrifices are
also being made equal to those above described but our stock It 10 large that It It
Impossible to enumerate. The next to consider It our
We carry Philadelphia Boston and Baltimore makes. We have the largest
(no exception) stock of foot wear In San Antonio. Tbe belt grades at prleas
whlck will suit everybody. More
BLANKETS AND BED COMFORTS
For sale at this house than are to be found In half tbe stores In tbe city all put te-
f ether. Don't forget HI 20 pairs pure and good white Blankets at $1 25 worth
2 00. 200 pairs at $2 CO worth $3 50. Twenty other qualities at $3 50 $4 00
$5 00 $6 00 could not be duplicated for 30 per cent moro elsewhere.
14 Bales Comforts at $ 75
12 Bales Comforts at SO
10 Bales Comforts at 100
10 Bales Comforts at IK
10 Bales Comforts at 1 SS
10 Bales Comforts at 1 50
And still more from $1 71 to 00
Stock Assortment and Yalues in Flannels that Should Pnt to
the BInsh All Competition.
15 Pieces Grey Twill at 20c price elsewherb 904
10 Pieces Grey Twill at 25o. price elsewhere We
11 Pieces Grey Twill at 30o and 40e price elsewhere 40o and &0o
White and lied Flannels all reduced 6c and lOo yard.
Winter Skirts In Felt and Flannels at correspondingly low prices.
STAPLES ! STAPLES !
We still maintain the old prices of our Cotton Flannels and Domestics wltk
several exceptions which we are now selling at Free Trade Prices. Down tbey
go I The great bargains of all. Competition nowhere I We want room and must
Men's & Boys' Clothing
Children's Clothing Overcoats for Men and Boys all must go and go at 1-ow
Prices like the balance or our stock. Above all. don't forget our GENT'S' FUR-
NISHING DEPARTMENT for Underwear Shirts Hosiery and Hats and we
will convince tbe gentlemen like we do tbe ladles that we give them the most
astounding bargains to be found In San Antonio. The People's Paradise In the
Great Dry Goods Center Is the popular and progressive houto of
G. B. FRANK'S
ALAMO STORE 33 ALAMO PLAZA.
3 EL W ELL Km T nt p
1 fintst enoratina i
CLOSING OUT SALE !
Ladies' Embroidery Materials
In order to -Iways keep a fresh clean stock and to make room for our Spring
importations we oner ureal iiargains 10 pusn on our remaining eiegant
stock. Look and then Compare our Prices with others 1
Our Motto Is : Large Sales Small Profits and Quick Returns.
Best Berlin Zephyr. So per ounce; Saxony Yarn 20o per akeln; Germantown
best quality 20c; Shetland 20c; Shetland Floss 20c; Ice Wool all oolors COo a
box; Embroidery Silk 10a per dozen; Knitting Silk 35e per ball; Embroidery
Chenille 40c per ball; Silk Arislne 35o a dozen. All colors Maoreme Cord.
E. RETTBERG & CO.
244 Commerce st. San Antonio Tex.
. S Castllo nnd Wile Nearly
Burned to Death.
A horrible and probably fatal a 'cldent
occurred last night 15 miles s.uth of
this city nt Elm creek on the Somerset
road. A family consisting of Mr. W
S. Cnttlle wife and baby started out to
the country yesterday afternoon from
San Antonio In nn open wagon driven
by Mr. Faber. Tbelr destination was
near Somerset where Castile had rented
some land and was going to settle on It
and farm this spring. Tbey camped be-
fore an open lire by tbe side of tbe road
and went to sleep In the night about
2 o'clock Mrs. Castile got ber feet and
clothing too nearthe lire and tbe flames
caught them and almost before she or
her husband were awake her clothing
consisting of five underskirts and a
woolen dress were In flames. She
Jumped up Just as her husband awak-
eneu oy tue ure ran to tuo uucaei
for water. Finding none be grasped
n blanked and threw It over he..
which she In a frenzy of pain threw off
anu tnrew ner nusuanu to tne ground.
sue nounueu on anu leu over tne tongue
ofthe wagon and In getting tin again
fell her clothing meanwhile burning
rapidly until the flames covered ber en-
tire body. Her htttband by this time
came to ber assistance and tore her
clothing from her body and by this
means burned his hands horribly. Mrs.
Castile was so badly burned that ber
flesh from toe to bead Is one mass of
cooKeu itesu anu in many places so
deenlv burned as to endancer her life.
She It also afflicted with hemorrhage of
me Kiuneys cnuseu oy me lau over ine
wagon tongue. Assistance was. pro-
cured from Mr. Pat Kinney' i residence
near by and tbe unfortutate fanill
were brought to San Antonio arriving
about 8 o'clock this morninir and taken
immediately to Kalteyer's dru store and
from there sent by tbe City X'hyslclan to
the Santa Rosa hospital as city patients
tngrwd equal fo Sew 'trk $iylea. The
& ENOELKE 341 Commerce Btroet.
the County Physician having requested
tbem to wait for the County Judge to
give tbem a permit before they could do
so Both are now being kindly cared
tur vy iuo Hinu aiaiera ui ouanty ana
the man will recover while the woman
may do so It ber burns do not develop
more seriously. The child was unhurt.
Strange to say this accident occurred
within half a mile of the place where a
similar ease of burning by fire occurred
about two montbt ago. The victim then
was Mr. Kinney who was almost
burned to death while asleep In I .
bouse which caught fire and burned.
Perfect System and Order.
A I.imiT representative yesterday
while strolling through tns various city
departments saw the City Clerk busily
engaged In preparing a statement of til
the receipts and expenditures of the
city administration for the past lOyears
during the time Mayor Frenoh haa been
In tbe office. The reports of tbe various
city officers are properly filed aid well
bound In book form. Tbe reports of the
City Collector from January 1875j to
January 1S85 will show all monies re
cetved and paid to the City Treasurer.
me my Treasurer s reports win snow
all moneys paid out and to whom dur-
ing the same time. Tbe City Clerk'
booka will show all warrants drawn on
the City Treasurer the amounts to
whom paid and the purpose ofthe ex-
penditure. The perfect arrangement
and binding of the above reports are of
great value to tbe city and will be a
i-uuipieio testing oi me unances ot tne
elty administration for tba patt decade.
Tbe Journals and records are alto kept
In a perfect and aystematlo manner and
well preserved for future reference.
This fact Is worthy of notice and Mayor
French deserves credit; for prior to his
going Into office the books and paper
ofthe city officers were kept In such a
reckless careleta way. It ft Impossible
to find out or trace up what was done
for the patt 35 yean before.
Ladles approve of yovrvraoklng Little
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