The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 4, Ed. 1, Tuesday, January 6, 1885 Page: 1 of 4
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San Antonio Light
THERE IS BUT 01E
Place to gel Flnt-Claas
Kcib Ltqcotts and Cl-
ans and that it the old
tillable home 0
HARRY BAUM tt OO.
Htiil in tue leau.cunr
Motto t Goon Goon ir
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and bo convinced.
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J. H. MARQUART
And Dealer in Leather and Findings Wholesale and Retail.
Will sell Ton a Hoot or Shoe Homo nnd
any In the State. 'J en thousand dollars
loied out at prices lower than heretofore
days. Call early and be convinced..
Flno Custom Work a Spoolalty
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and at cheaply at can be done Kant
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ALL KINDS OF BUILDING CONTRACTED FOR
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THE DEMOCRATS IN CONVEN-
From tne court House to Turner
Hall -Resolutions to Pledge
About 8 o'olock last evening a large
number of delegate! to the Democratlo
oonventlen assembled at the court
house and a great deal of excitement
was to be observed among them. In the
gallery a large numberof spectators had
gathered containing some prominent
members of the Itepublloan party the
Committee of One Hundred and work
lngraen's association. It being evldtnt
that the court bouse was not large
rnnnirh to accommodate the moment
arlly Increasing' crowd Fred Cocke
called the convention to order and Mr.
i'erguson moved that the convention
adjourn to Turner hall. This resolution
was acted on and the crowd of dele-
gates at once proceeded is Turner hall
altlns br the wavslde to refresh
themselves and others to try their
luck at the stick ringing estab.
llshment. l)y the time however Mr.
Fred Cocke had ascended Turner hall
ball stage every seat In the house
was occupied. The Chair stated thev
bad assembled to make nominations for
city ofllcrrs. and that the first thing In
order was the election Of a temporary
Judge Devlne nominated A. W. Hous-
ton for Chairman.
J. II. McLeary was also nominated.
J. II. MoLeary was elected viva voce.
This gentleman was escorted to the
chair by Cardenas Crawford and ltosen-
helmer and ascended to the chair amid
great applause after such remarks as the
occasion called for.
C. M. Barnes was nominated for Sec-
retary and elected. W. W. Walling was
leirates and rreserve or-
aer wos carrieu.
F. N. Sanchez. A. I. Lockwood. Mr.
O'Brien and Oscar Jlergitrom were
eiecreu dv voie.
A motion for each delegation to be
seated separately was opposed by Sen-
ator Houston for the reason that he did
not know who the delegates were. He
wanted a Committee on Credentials
Houston's motion was adopted.
The Chair appointed as that commit-
tee: Ward No. l.-H. K. Barnard and T. K.
Ward No. 2-Thad W. Smith and A.
Ward No. 3. J. C. Crawford and Sam
Ward No. -I.-S. 31. Kills and F. Blp-
pcrt. Cardenas moved that the Committee
on Credentials act also as a committee
on basis of representation and perma-
Lockwood thousht that committee
would have enoutrh to do. and therefore
moved that a like commlttee on basis of
representation and permanent orsanlr-a.
tlon be appointed. This motion was
seconded and adopted.
That committee was appointed as fol
Ward 1 John Kosenhelmer and Kd.
Ward 3-8. 0. Newton and 0. S. Wll-
llamson; Ward 3-B. Oppeuhelmer and P. II
Ward 4-C. It. Nash and J. II. Snive .
Before the nommlttee on basis of rep-
resentation retired the Chairman called
u. a. iviuiamson or mat committee to
him and conferred with him.
A great deal of confusion occurred.
wuue me process oi seating tne dele-
gates In their order was coiner on. W.
IV. Ilerron movcil that lh lrialili.nt
'ask thai delegation from each ward to
seieci a unairman wno snould act In
uiai capacity ior eacu waru.
Bergatrom moved that this he post
During the absence of the committees
judge uevinewas called upon to ad'
dress the convention.
The gentleman refused stating that
they had come to work and not to talk.
A committee was appointed to conduct
him to the chair but they reported that
they were unable to dp so.
A. W. Houston waa next called on
and refused. '
Bergstrom was also called upon with
a like result.
A spectator excitedly got up and said
"as an Independent cl.lr.en of the city I
move that Lafayette Walker be asked
for a speech." Murmurs and orlesol
alt downfall down waa the answer that
Independent one received.
'William Ferguson waa then called up.
on by U. F. Fly. he statins that Mr. Fer
guson never refused to address a con.
Mr. Clay tor: There is another gen
tleraan who never refuses to make i
spceob. and that la Mr. II. P. Fir.
The Chairman ; 'Whea a newspaper
man refuses It is no use asking anybody
else. 1 think this Is the most modest
convention I was ever at in my life.
.Uergstrom moved that General Buss
'trouble. 1 don't care to be used to kill
Chairman; I don'tthlnk that Is the
obleot of the motion ill
''The. Chairman forJhe Committee on
Credentials entered the hall and aald the
committee desired to see Senator A. W.
Houston from which It was supposed
that a lively contect was going on to de-
!. ...J? Jurl- ueiegaiion to sear irom
the Third ward.
It was some tlmcbefore the Committee
on Credentials reported but did so by
recommending that all the delegates he
seated Including the contesting aelega-
tton from the Third ward. That was a
hard slap for the Hon. Senator Houston.
Houston moved that the report be
ported ? follows t or"n""on Ttr
i our committee on permanent organ-
ization and basis of representation would
iuua.;iTpeciiuiiy report: Fori perma-
nent rrealdtnt iVed Cocke; Voo Presl
dental First want .l..nV'.V.i.n... u
dents: First ward Juan Cardenas; Sec-
''u f . h i.ioiary; inira ward
Sam Maverick: Fourth ward Oscar
BStrom. Permanent Secretary C.
M. Barnes; Assistant Secretary Wi W.
Walling. Sergeants - at - Arm! First
.ward I. N. Sanchez; Second ward. Ilea.
gan Hooston: Third ward W. W. Boone:
Fourth watd T.K.ITeusds. '
The basis of representation shall be
one vete for every 25 votes or fraction
thereof eaatforOovernor Ireland at the
last election whloh Is as follows:
Ward No. 1-000 votes entitled to 27
Ward No. 2-814 votes entitled to 33
WardNo.3-807 votes entitled to 32
Ward No. J00 votes entitled to 20
All of which Is respectfully submitted.
Oao. S. Wiluimox
Chairman Committee on Credentials and
Basis of Representation.
The report was adopted.
Mt. Cocke was escorted to the chair I
by the committee appointed for that
purpose and made a speech Inveighing
against the self constituted Committee
of One Hundred.
Houston oflered a resolution that the
two-thirds rule be adopted In making
Houston acaln offered a resolution
that any candidate presented for nomi-
nation should be pledged that he will not
be a eandldate In the event he Is not
nominated and that all delegates sun-
port the nominees or retire from the
A delegate1 rose to a point of order.
but the Chair did not entertain It.
A motion was made to table the reso
Mr. Williamson: Mr. Chairman he.
fore that motion Is put. I move that we
hear from Judge Devlne.
"A motion to taoie is not uouaiauie"
was the cry.
Mr. Claytor who made the resolution
to table withdrew It for the purpose of
allowing Juuge uevme to speaar.
Judire Devlne then sooke in favor of
the n solution roqulrlng pledges.
Ferguson rose to heartily support the
Jlol.eary also wished to support It.
The motion to tabln waa niraln nut
and lost and the original resolution was
Crawford said that as that resolution
had been adopted he hoped that any
ueiegaie wno uoes no. inienaio support
the nominees would Just walk out.
Seven or eight delegates then walked
out amid yells and hisses. After the
noise caused by these seceding delegates
had ceased Cardenas ollered the follow
Resolved By the Democratic City
convention now la session:
First-Thai the vital Interest of the
cltr demand that the pollov of the In
coming city administration bo a pro
gressive one anu luereiore we uemanu
of the administration first of all a thor
ough surface drainage of thj city grad-
Ing and macadamizing or paving streets
aving oi stuewaus and
crosswalks and the acquisition by the
Second That all these Improvements
so far as practicable should be made by
the city Itself under proper supervision
of competent persons and by the labor
of our own people. That we pledge
ourselves to advocate the Issuance of the
necessary amount of bonds by the city
to obtain the funds to carry out these
Improvements. That a committee of
suitable persons be appointed by the
Chair to examine the proposed amend
ments to the City Charter and to ascer
tain which or them ought to be passed
' the Legislature as In the Interest of
a city aad to report to this conven
tion on the 15th of January next for
final action on said amendments or new
amendments that may he proposed by
said committee and when the conven
tion adjourns it do so to said 15th day of
McLeary moved .that this series of
resolutions be referred to n committee of
seven to consider the report as It was
In the nature of a platform.
It waa amended by Williamson that
the committee should consist of eight.
A further amendment was also offered
by Judge Devlne that the Chair t'.iould
appoint an extra one making nine to
prevent a deadlock. These amendments
were all carried.
The following committee was aiv
pointed: T.J. Devlne II. K. Barnard
guson A. I. Lockwood B. Oppenhelmer
. Bergstrom and Newton Young.
Kalteyer moved that each ward elect
a cnairman ror tneir delegation. Car
McLeary drew the attention of the
delegates to the late hour and moved
that the convention at once proceed to
iuq uomiuaiioo ior mayor. Auopreu.
Dr. Howard said that Colonel II.
King would not stand In the way of any
one nominated by the convention. The
Doctor thereupon eulogized Colonel
King as a life-long Democrat and honor-
able gentleman who would not lend
nimseu to ine committee or one nun
Crawford moved that the thanks of
tne convention be tendered to Colonel
King wmcft waa carried.
Kills moved that Colonel King be In
vlted to address the meeting. This was
Colonel King then addressed the meet-
log. At the conclusion of his speech A. K
Cotton bobbed no serenely and said. "I
nominate J. II. French for the .Mayor of
The chair here Instructed the Secre
tary to read the resolutions In reference
to tne pieuges requireu oy an wuosuD
mltted their names to the convention.
Judge T. J. Devlne then In laud
fctory terms nominated J. II. French.
II. E. Barnard also pledged Mr. French
to tue support ot tue nominees.
J. H. James nlmlnated Ilryan Cal
laffhan amid cheers.
Mr. Qulntana who had for some time
past been holding a conference with the
piano having laid his head on It. sud
denly Jumped up and after making a
few remarks was eventually curbed In
ma rasu uesire.
McLeary also pledged Bryan Cal
The nominations were then closed and
voie oruereu oeiween rrencn and cal'
B. 31. Ellis nut In nomination il.
name of .Colonel H. C. King with the
perraiBaion ui me vuairman.
jus voio resuuea aa roiiowa i
Ward 1 French 0 3.1-53 Callaghau 10
10-53. Klnar 1 MB.
Ward J-French 11 U-'A Callaghan 19
td-74 King 1 6S-7J. 1
Ward 3 French 0 35-58 Callaghan 10
33-59. King 8 U-68.
nora j rrencn iit-zi Cnllaglian 2
I 14-23. Klnc 0 2-23.
Total-French 31 King 10. Cell.ghan
50. The fractions were not given. No
choice and another ballot was ordered.
neconu tiaiioi CAUagban G Frenoh 23
11-33 King 17f. '
Dr. Howard withdrew .King and
Judge Devlne withdrew French and
moved that Callaghan be nominated
unanimously which was carried.
.The nominations for Recorder being
log the next In order:
Copeland nominated Peter Shields.
Cardenas nominated John Iloien-
helmer. Contlnuid en fourta rage.
IN REGULAR SESSION YESTER-
The Discussion ot the Dam Ques-
tion on the River and Action
Regular session of the City Counoll
held yesterday afternoon In the Council
chamber the following members were
present: Hon. J. II. French Mayor;
Aldermen Bolton Belknap Hambletoq
Cardenas Stuye Schrelner Story Gal-
Uglier Pauly and Lockwood.
The minutes of the last meeting were
read and approvd.
3Irs. Henry Felton presented a peti
tion for remission of her city taxes Re-
ferred to the Assessment committee.
William Wagner to have obstruction
removed from an alley between Avenues
It and C. Referred to Committee on
Streets and Bridges.
Charles Mitchell proposal to rent rock
quarry No. 21 for $10 per month.
Frank Koen for privilege to follow
the avocation of a chimney sweep. In
ferred to Committee on Potltlonsnnd
Henry Delagneau fur reduction of
market rent. Hefe rred to Market com-
mittee. Citizens asking for repairs on Tenth
street between Avenues B and C. Re-
ferred to Committee on Streets and
Leonardo de Olios for reduction of
market rent. Heferred to Market com
Fred C. Mcscli to open a meat stall on
corner of East and Obraje streets. Ite-
(erred to Ma'ket committee.
William Laird complaining against
his arrest by Andreas Coy a city police
officer. Iteferred to Police committee.
M. Ham A Ilro.. permission to remove
an Iron-clad from Market to Navarro
Worklnirmen'a club asktnir that the
city Inaugurate a plan to give work to
Idle laboring men. Referred to Publlo
Ed. Steves asklnir that a branch Irrl.
gallon ditch bo located In the Fourth
waru. ueierrea to niton committee.
Citizens for a sidewalk In front of
Simon Fest's property.on Aoequla street.
ne per resolution oi January e irce. ite-
ferred to Sidewalk committee.
1 lie Aldermen from the four wards
made tbe following appointments of
Judges of Election and they were con-
Ward No. l.-Pat F e Ids and F. N.
Ward No. 2 .Manuel Chavez anil
Ward No 3. Sam Maverick and
Ward No. 4. Ernest Wehrhan and C.
The renort nf t'.in Committee nn Tlnm
Obstructloni In the river was called up
and Schrelner said In regard to the Nat
Lewis uam mat me proprietors Iiau re-
ceived permission from the city and as
Bolton said It was understood that the
llerrltt dam was to allow sufficient water
to flow to prevent a nuisance. He did
not know whether the promise of -Mr.
Merrltt had been complied wltb. He
thought the Laux dam should be re-
moved and other portions of the river
deepened In order to allow a free flow
of water. He thoueht It would be a
disadvantage to the city to destroy tbe
Merrltt dam though he believed that
proper nooa gates snouiu oe put in to
give a free flow of water at tbe place.
Smye said he did not believe In taking
one dam out and not tho others. He
wanted a general sweep or nono at all.
Lockwood said tbe city had permitted
Merrltt to erect bis dam and he did not
see bow they were going to get It out.
He did not think the dams a very serious
objection. He moved that the whole
matter be referred to the Board of
Pauly declared that ample provision
bad been made to flush the river at Mer-
rltt's dam. The Board or Health had
said the dams were not detrimental to
publlo health aad I do not for one pro-
pose to go back on that decision.
Schrelner said It was no use for the
city to try and reroke the rights and
privileges they had granted to these
Story then made a lengthy speech
against tbe Merrltt dam and all other
dams In tbe river. He regarded the
question aa of more Importance than any
other which tbe Council has ever been
called on totackle and declared that the
river was a perfect quagmire for three-
auarters of a mile below the Merrltt
am and be hoped the Council would
not pass over It lightly.
Pauly asked Story It there were not
flood gates In the Merrltt dam. He
knew there bad been when he had made
Story said there were two there but
they were never raised.
Hambleton gave It as his opinion that
If tbe flood gates were kept open at tbe
Merrltt dam the river current would be
sufficiently Urge hi the bend of thu river.
Belknap asked what was tho motion
before the Council.
The Mayor said the matter was open
for free discussion.
Lockwood said he did not like to con-
sume so much tltio on the dam question
but would say that If tho flood gates
were kept opes thero would not be
force enough. We want manufactories
ca our river nnd ve aro now putting
ourselves on record as being opposed to
datas In our river. He believed the
only dam which had a bad Influence cn
tbe river was the Lewis dain. He re-
newed bis motion to refer to the Board
of Health and tbe City Engineer.
Smve opposed such a course for the
reason that the Board aeted on It once
before but had kept It In stutue quo lor
six months and the present City Engi-
neer had acqdlesced in the present re-
port before the Council.
Mavor French deprecated action at the
present time for tbe reason that tbe city
would soon have a new city administra-
tion and It might undo what bat been
Belknap agreed nllh the Mayor In
Story said he was wllllnir to defer to
i a snecltlo time but It was a Question
I raised by the present council tome of
i wnom inigui not ue returneu ana lie
PEOPLE TO G. B. FRANK'S ALAMO STORE ?
Immense Stock New Goods and Lower
Prices in All Departments!
OUR CLOAK DEPARTMENT IS
tktirWe offer o-er One Thousand Oarments tilth at Cloaks Clrculsrs Rus-Q
fQrslans Walking Jackets and Ulsters to select from. Wo baytrtjM
Bay-Reduced the Prices cut them down sothat there wlllbeM
tttf-an opportulty for everybody to keep warm.-
Jackets that were $ 2 CO are now I 1 Tt
Jackets that were 3 60 are now 2 23
Jacked that were 4 00 are now 2 75
Jackets that were 0 00 are now 400
Better grades reduced In same proportion. In other garments sacrifices are
alto being made equal to those above described but our ttock It to large that It tt
Impossible to enumerate. Thonext tooonslderlsour
Wn carry Philadelphia Boston and Baltimore makes. We have tbe largest
(no exception) stock of foot wear In San Antonio. The best grtdet at prices
which will suit everybody. 31 ore
BLANKETS AND BED COMFORTS
For sale at this house than are to be found In half the stores In the city all put to-
f ether. Don't forget Itl 230 pairs pure and good white Blankets at l 25 worth
2 00. 200 palrt at $2 CO worth 3 CO. Twenty other qualltlea at 3 CO i 00
$3 00 (8 00 could not be duplicated for 30 per cent more elsewhere.
II Bales Comfottsat..
12 nates comrorts at
10 Bales Comforts at....
10 Bales Comrorts at....
10 Bales Comrorts at ... .
10 Bales Comfort! at....
And still more from...
Stock Assortment and Valuer in
the Blush All
13 Pieces Urey Twill at..
10 Pieces Grey Twill at..
11 Plecea Grey Twill at..
Winter Skirts In Felt and Flannels at correspondingly low prices.
STAPLES ! STAPLES !
We still maintain the old prices of our Cotton Flannels and Domestics with
several exceptlone which we are now selling at Free Trade Prices. Down tbey
got The great bargains or all. Competition nowhere! We want room and must
Men's & Boys' Clothing
Children's Clothing Overeoatt for Jlen and Boys all mutt go and go at Iw
Prices like the balance or our stock. Above all. don't forget our GENTS' FUR-
NISHING DEPARTMENT for Underwear Shirts. Hosiery and Hits and we
will convince tbe gentlemen like we do the ladles that we give them the most
astounding bargains to bo found In San Antonio. Tbe People's Paradlte in the
Great Dry Goods Center is the popular and progressive bouse of
G. B. FRANK'S
ALAMO STORE 33 ALAMO PLAZA.
I f? 1 A B I g t i'ou tan havt any article of Jeitelry you may with mait tt
aj P lfU I" I t T rtr' repaired or engraved equal to 3n York ttylct. He
" " jift( myrating on leood or metalt by
DOB & ENQBLKB 214 Commerce Street.
CLOSING OUT SALE !
Ladies' Embroidery Materials
In order to always keep a fresh clean
.... uin. uaiuu. iu imauuu our rjmiiuiog elegant
stock. Look and then Compare our Prices with others I
Our Motto Is : Large Sales
Chenille 40c per ball; Silk Arlslne 3So
E. RETTBERG & CO.
244 Commerce st.
believed they should take action on It
the city could not remove tbe dams
without an expensive law suit.
Story said he proposed that if the
damt are decided to be nulsaticet that
tbe city should pay for tbem.
The whole matter was then postponed
until tbe second meeting In February.
Reports or officers were retd and re-
ferred to the appropriate commltteea.
A new ordinance to prevent persons
from Interfering with water pipes was
read by tbe JInyor when the ordinance
waa ameuueu anu auopieu. ine ordi-
nance makes It unlawful for any person
to tap the water mains except the em-
ployees of tbe San Antonio Water Works
company and by and with their consent.
The ordinance prohibiting shooting
galleries and skating rlnkt In the city
limits when declared nuisances wat
called up and adopted.
Belknap for tbe Finance committee
reported recommending that all gat
contumed at Fire company ball No. 2
oxceedlng f 5 per montb be paid by the
Hole Company No. 3 wat allowed $10
per month from April 1 1374.
Lockwood reported recommending
that Ninth ttreet be straightened and
that $40 be appropriated for that pur-
pose. On report of Schrelner three permits
were granted to erect Iron-clad and
Bolton recommended that the taxetoi
Ibarbo for lSett be remitted. Adopted.
Mrs. Spangler't aisettment wat re
duced from tMJ) to S17C0.
Qoldrrank Frtnk A Co.'t petition for
correction of aisetiment wat granted.
Lockwood reported recommending
that 11 new hydrants be received.
Permlta for butcher stalls were re
newed on report of Arnaud. New per-
unit were aito granieu to pertons occu-
pying Italia In the main markets.
Pauly called un hia resolution to wall
up the JIadre ditch and asked the Mayor
to read the bids opened. Tbe matter
being in tbe handa of a committee It
waa noatnonrd until thta mnmlnfr.
By Story s Resolved that crosswalks
bo laid on Soledad and Intersecting
streets by tho city and the order to
THE TALK OF THE TOWN !
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.SI 7t te
Flannels that Should Pnt to
20c price elsewhere 30o
... .Ma and 40o price elsewhere 40e and 50o
zao. price euewaere aoo
stock and to make room for our Spring
Small Profits and Quick Returns
a dozen. All colon Maoreme Cord.
- San Antonio. Tex.
build sidewalks on said ttreett be at
onco placed under contract. Adopted.
By Lockwood: Resolved that the
turn of $100 be and It hereby appropri-
ated for the Improvement of Maverlok
3111am 3IadIton Fountain Plot and
Travis parkt the amount to be equally
divided between tald parkt viz: $100
for each park tbe money to be expended
uuuer mo uirection oi tne Jiayor anu
Aldermen of the -wards In which the
parka are situated. Adopted.
By Bolton t Resolved that Hit Honor
the Mayor be authorized to advertlie
for bids to construct the square) In tbe
centre of 3Ialn plaza In accordance with
plant and specifications now on file In
the office of the City Engineer and
whloh were approved by this Council In
188-1; and further resolved that His
iionor ine mayor De autnorlzed to ad-
vertise for bids for paving Main plaza
with metqulte block! In accordance
with plana now In the City Enftneer't
office thtt were contemplated for Com-
merce ttreet. Tlx: of concrete tlx laches;
sand two Inches and the natural-thaped
meiiiuiie not itaa man are incnei nor
more thin 8 Inches In diameter and tlx
Inches deep the Intentleea tilled with
asphaltum etc Rererred to the Publlo
iiy Lockwood: Resolved that the
avor be. and hereby la. inthnrW.ri tn
have a rock crosswalk constructed at tbe
corner of Commerce and Alamo ttreett
and alto one at tbe corner of Navarro
and Houston ttreett. Referred to the
l-uDiia improvement committee.
Slxdayt delayed mailt were brought
In lttt night by thu International and
Missouri Paclflo trains. The poatofllce
clerkt are consequently very busy to-
day dlitrlbutlng It. The reglttered
lu.u is ) v ueiayeu.
tor Cllj Celltsler
The Liaiir It authorized to aromice
Ernett Rlschu aa a; candidate .for the
office of City Collecter at the nlectlon
to be held January 12 18M - " '
Ladles approve of oartaaeWaj Little
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