The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1, Friday, January 9, 1885 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light
THE OLD RELIABLE ;
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SOUTH AMERICAN COMMISSION-
The Prohibition Party-New York
Senator-Ohio Cool Miners-
Din J. Coi.tov.
COLTON & BOLTON
AUCTIONEERS COMMISSION MERCHANTS
404 EAST HOUSTON STREET SAN ANTONIO TEXAS.
nirSecond-haiid Furnlturo Bought nnu Sold. Particular attention given to
Outside bales. aatlsrnctlon guarantee!! anu consignments sonoueu. 1r.30.3m
J. H. HARQUART
-ritorimrroit ok thk-
And Doalor In Leather and Findings Wholosalo and Itotall.
Will Bell you a Hoot or Shoe Home and Hand Made. My stock Is superior to
any In the Statu. Ten thousand dollars worth of ready band made goods to be
closed out at prices lower than heretofore known. This oiler Is for the next 30
days. Call early and be convinced.
Fino Custom Work a Specialty. Mo. 17 Solodad et. op. Courthouse.
We art prepared to do Gold Silver awl ATcAet Vlatinq at well
and at cheaply a can be done Kail. Old ware replmttd. Our
agcid will call for your older toon.
DOB & ENQELKE 2U Commerce St reet
No Table is Complete Without Wine
ItrXlIL DUl'AItTMKNT OF
J. Ronse & QOv
IMPORTERS OF WINES LIQUORS AND CIGARS
925 Ilouiton Street) Bun Antonio Txa
KltKH KHi:Utnnnrinrtcri)innM). rioflfUKlvn ui a cull: vie fclnthtieat yourJtfbt.N
wntjou uk) huuu.sAK uuariMKU u iritiermino nuniuer m ws
J. RONSE & CO.
ljjl I I Clean your Silver Jiratt and
DOB & ENQELKE 211 Commerce Street Agents for Texas.
Ware xrith the Exceleii
agent Kill call on you vitit
Williams & Russell
(Successors to Soule A Williams)
VtllOLKSALK AND nHTAII. DKALKIIS IN
Paints Oils Yarnishes Putty Brushes Kalsoiuine Alabastine
And Step and Extension Ladders
Muter Ull.t to.
rU la tt.ll lino. Also full lln
1'oles unci Kixturei Art
No. 233 and 235 East Houston Street.
J. B. SIIAW. J. BENSON
SHAW & BENSON
iLL KINDS OF BUILDING CONTRACTED FOR.
Dlllloult construction In Ilrlct Work a Specialty. All Clilmnay Fines Guarantied.
Box 4'J7. iteildence B Santa Clara place.
235 Commerce St.
San Antonio Tex.
jS-AccnH for Knabo Co. New England I'lanoCo.and Cbustle & Sons' pianos
ItlilCii Organs. Latest tbeet muslo always on band.' Call and see them.
Huitalo January 8. Preldent-elect
Cleveland arrived tbls evening lit
dined with tome lawyers at the Genesee
bouse. President Cleveland wlllopentbe
Charity ball to-morrow.
PiTTsnuito Pa. January 8. Promi
nent Irish-Americans spoken to this
morning In regard to the discovery of a
society of dynamiters at Greensburg say
tbat sucb n thine Is Improbable but
inere'wasB son 01 looKaDouuneiriaces
which denoted they probably knew
more about the matter Iban they cared
to admit. It Is certain there has been
something In tbe wind about Pittsburg
for some time of tbe most unusual and
CiiiCACb January 8. A Springfield
Illinois special says: Tbe Legislature
re-assembled at 11:30 and when the
vote was taken for Speaker pro tern the
Democrats voted for Haines with the ex
ception of Haines himself. Representa
tive tsiuig uapuuiican voted lor names
and be was declared elected and took
bis seat. When tbe vote was taken on
other temporary officers SltKg voted
Willi me itepumicans out names vol eel
with the Democrats and Demooratla
nominees were Installed.
Aijusy January 3. The Evening
Journal will announoe that William M.
Kvarts has a clear majority la the Legis-
lature. It gives St for Evarts against
Morton and says that otherwise the
promises of men go for nothing and
written words tall to exnress their usual
meaning. "Unless evil Influences suc-
ceed In quarters where we have not be-
lieved It possible for them to find suc
cess t ne next senator irom ine stale oi
Mew lorK will be William M. iuts.'
St. Johns N. F. January 8. The
British bark Isabel from Cadiz report!
passing a large Norwegian bark on the
20th ultimo. The name of tbe bark Is
Albama of Orenda. No vestige of a
crew was' found. Two davs nrevlons
the Isabel experienced terrlflo earth
quake anocas wuicu lasted 10 minutes.
Tbe thunderous submarine roaring was
annatllnir. The shin waa shaken In every
uDre anu ine rrew paraiyzea wuu tear.
broke through alt discipline and cut the
boats loose. Cessation of tre shocks re-
stored tranquility on board. Tbere waa
a cairn ana line weainer ar ine lime
New YoitK January 8. Cyrus W.
Field said tbls morning In regard to
General Grant's refusal to receive tbe
fund being raised for his benefit tbat be
bad no knowledge of General Grant's
reasons. lie could only Imagine that
some friend of the General bad taken up
Vanderbllt's claim. Field said that be
had returned every cent subscribed but
refused to state tbe amount raised. He
stated that there would have been no
difficulty In raising tbe sum and Vander-
bllt told blm the property of tbe General
waa intrinsically worm suuwu.
CoLUUiiua. January 8. The State Cou
ventlon of Coal Miners of Ohio con
vened. The delegates represented 18-
000 miners. The convention will proba-
bly settle tbe great strike In tho Hock
Ing Valley which has been going in for
many montbs. It Is understood tbat
many of the delegates favor a reduction
of mining rates from 70 to CO cents per
ion wniou would do in me nature oi a
compromise witn ine operators wno re
fuse to oav over 60 cents. In the ODen
Ine address President MoBrlde urired
the convention to advise the. miners to
stand. Arm "as trades unions In all parti
of the country had pronlsed aid."' All
tue execuiive sessions oi tue convention
will be strictly secret.
Pinsiiuno Pa. January 8. AGroens
burg special aay! The story that Eng
lish detectives have obtained .evldenoe
tbat a powerful secret society of dyna
miters Is In existence at Irwin station
who are directly resnonslble for the re
cent explosions In England Is received
with little credence although It la ad
mitted tbat strangers whose actions
bave been decidedly queer have been
seen at various hotels during the past
year. It Is claimed that the story Is a
political scheme to bring about antago-
nism between English and Irish resi-
dents of tbls country and prevent future
coalitions such as were victorious In the
. New Your-. January 8. The Prohibi
tion convention to-day declared that the
National Prohibition party is an inde-
pendent political organization of cltl-
zei.j of tbe several Statts free of all
sectional prejudices and preferences and
its members acknowledge no dictation
in the use and disposal at their ballots.
It will make no compromise of Us pro-
other Political nartv. Tbe urohibltlon
oi me liquor tralllo is a National Issue to
be consummated by an amendment to
the Federal Constitution and the Prohl-
tlon party la n necessity to secure suoh
and amendment and to maintain an ad
ministration in power favorable to its
OitFxxsncito Pa. January 8. This
community was startled this morning by
tbe published announcement that a pow
erful secret society of dynamiters is la
existence within the boundaries of this
county also that the society is directly
responsible for the reoent explosions and
assassinations in England. These de-
tectives have been on tbe track of tbe
society or brotherhood for several
montbs and bave found It well and
strongly organized somewhat under tbe
plan of tbe Molly Hagulres; tbat Its
tressury contains large sums of money
obtained by assessment and other
sources from all parts of the State. Some
of the reoent explosions bave been
traced directly to this sooltty as well aa
a number of assassinations committed
In England. . These Esgllub deteotlves
have' mingled with tbe suspects for a
year.and bave departed for Washington
with evidence which they will lay be-
fore the proper authorities. Tbls evl-
denoe im possession of these detectives
Is of such a nature that It will show be
yond doubt that the citizens of this
country have been and are now engaged
In sending to England trusted men with
large quantities of dynamite and men
who bave tbe nerve to use It artcr It Is
Nitw Yorut January 8. Tho commis
sion to the Central and South American
States has presented Its report to tbe
President. It recites the manner In
wblclt It performed Its duties In order to
secure more Intimate commercial rela-
tions between tbe United States and the
several countries of Central and South
America. The commission finds tbat
tbcro must be: Itegular direct stesm
communication; commercial treaties and
reciprocal concession In tariff duties;
impiiiicationa anu mouiucaiions oi cus-
oms regulations In tbe Central and
South American countries; Increase and
Improvements of the consular service;
establishment of American mercantile
bouses In Central and South America;
a more Intimate knowledge among
American manufacturers of the wants of
tho people of Central and South Amer-
ica; a system of banking In connection
and a common standard of value; more
liberal credits by our merchants; the In-
troduction of the bonded warehouse
system into those countries. With ref-
erence to the fourth preposition the
commission says It has been urged with
mucn lorce to recommenu ine eaiaunsu-
ment of a new executive department of
the Government similar to the Hoard of
Trade of England with a member of tbe
Cabinet for the head to which board
shall be committed the care and arrange-
ment of our foreign commerce.
Ohio Democrats Celebrating tho
Bin oi uanuary
CoLvunus January 8. This has been
great day with the Ohio Democrats.
The leading men of the party from all
parte of the Slate are here Incident to
the 8th of January celebration. In ac-
cordance with a Joint resolution adopted
by the general assembly a reception
was tendered Senator-elect 1'ayne In the
House at 2:30 p. m. at which tbe State
officers members of both branches of
the Legislature and visiting guests were
present. Addresses of welcome were
made by the Senator-elect and by Re
presentative Barger. Senator Payne
acknowledged the compliment In quite
a lengthy speech which was historical
111 character referring to some early
legislation In the Stato and reviving
memories oi uuio s eany igisiatures
and great men. Tbe Ohio State Demo
cratic olub met In convention at 11
m.. delegates belnir nresent In creat
numbers. They organized by the elec-
tion of Durbln Ward as President Allen
O. Tburman Vice President W. A. Tyler
Secretary and F. J. ltelnhard Treasurer.
A committee of CO for organization
and agitation was appointed and an
Executive committee oi nine was ap-
pointed. Hon. S. J. Tllden sent the following
To John 0. Thompson.
Grrystonc ionlers. N. 1. Keeret-
tins that I cannot be nresent at vour
uanquecin nonor oi me nerooi new
uneans 1 join tue uuio Democrats in
commemoration of the statesman and
soldier who in the language of ilr. Jef-
ierson "uuea me measure oi uiscoun
trv's udorr." 8. J. Tildkn.
senator renuieton aiso sent regrets
witn an euiogy oi jaexsoa.
At the afternoon session addresses
were delivered by .Indue Allen O. Tbur-
man. Hon. L. D. Thotnan. of tbe Civil
Service commission General James of
Denver uon. Samuel uary uenerai
Durbln Ward and others.
At a bannuet under the auspices of
ine jacKson ciuo tins evening auout 4uu
were Dreaent. at which toasts were re
sponded to by Senator l'av.ie Governor
jsoauieyuugQ inurman congressmen
ADDITIONAL NEWS OF
The Murderer's Clothing; Dlscov-
tcred-A Determined Posso
Converse. Durbln Ward. O. H. llareer.
i. i-.. roweii. Alien u. Jioycrs am
Ho Trletito Vote.
Tbls morning United States Commts
sloner Stevenson was employed In In
vestlgatlng the charge preferred by
Michael Itachowlcx against one Fuhr-
melster luduolog a man named Frank
Itoball to vote at the Congressional elec-
tion In Ward 4 on tbe 4th Novem
ber last. Frank Itoball not. being a duly
qnalllled voter. The udgea and officers
of election were In attendance to
testify but at tbe time or tbe
reporter leaving nothing of Interest
naa Deen aeveiopeu nor uu any evi-
dence been trtven that Implicated Fuhr-
melater In any way. S. W. McAllister.
oneoftbe ludces of election stated af
ter be had given bla evidence tbat tbe
charge had been preferred out of malice
because Fubrmeister would not give
uacnowicz creoic ai nis store.
Since wrltlnir tbe above tbe Investiga
tion baa been conoludfd and resulted In
tbe dismissal of Mr. Fuhrmelater.
A very enjoyable phantom party was
given last night at General Stanley
residence on Government hill. Danc-
ing and fun ruled the hour. The follow.
Ing ladles and gentlemen were In attend
ance among others: Messlames Major
sumner lapiatn Simpson j. a. lock
wood. Malor Ltverniore. 11 a I or Ilasb
Misses Llllle and Josle Stanley Katie
and Sue Murnbv. Miss Snow. Miss Davis.
Misses Illy and Annie Howard Llllle
Lee and Miss Mussell. Messrs. Lieuten-
ant Cuabman Captain Smith Lieuten-
ant Itumbousb. J. J. Mlnter. Dr. Mad-
dox Lieutenant Hlckey Major Sumner
uouwin iiitcuen uenerai Stanley
Major Llvermore It. W. Lay J. It. Gor-
uon lieutenant uuuams.
A Cowardly Attack.
John Vollmnr yesterday afternoon
about i o'clock rode to his pasture In
Medina county near Castroville to water
his stock. While In tbe paeturo he was
attaoked by a man named Douglas who
Is said to have been born and raised In
San Antonio with a Winchester rifle.
and shot Vollmar twice through the i.rm
tbe first shot passing through the muscle
above the elbow and the latter through
the arm above the wrist. A third shot
missed him. A man by tbe name or
Uehllnger brought him to town about 2
o'clock tbla morning. Mr. Vollmar Is
laying at his brother-in-law's residence
and la suflerlng much from bis wounds.
No cause Is given for the deed.
J. M. EMERSON
OI this mitrderand robbery the Uvalde
West Texan gives this account: "A
most brutal and dastardly murder and
robbery was committed near Kinney
county line In Uvalde county last
week tbe particulars of which we are
Just able to report. Henry Koellraan
and partner Joseph Stein two German
sheepmen were both found horribly
mutilated with an ax.
The scattering of their sheep about
400 head led to the search. Koellman
who was a member of Concordia Lodge
at Austin and wore a Knights of Honor
badge waa killed at camp while sitting
on a stool. He was found last Tuesday
by Mr. Church a neighbor alockinan.
Stein wasfound on the prairie about half
inllo from camp last Saturday by
Sheriff naylor.artcr several days' search
near where last seen Sunday evening by
Dick Wevmlller and a Mr. John herd
ing sheen. Both had lain on their faces
mil tun leaving impressions on the
round hut weie found lvlnrr on their
backs. Both had their pockets rifled by
bloody hands. The camp was robbed of
neneuyrwe a line overcoat watch
ml chain shirt studs nalr of shoes and
wo line suits of clothes. Stein was
robbed of his cap and pipe and Koell-
man of his badge. Their trunk was also
broken open with the ax and plundered.
a oioouy siicaeranu snepueru'a sung
found near the bloody scene and Identi
fied by Mr. John Weytnlllcr as belong-
ing to a Mexican missing from bla ranch
and whom he owed $20 are the only
clues to tbe perpetrators of the heinous
Sheriff Bavlor a noste and Cantaln
Stekcr's rangers wllloontlnue to search
tneconntry lor ine reu-tianded villain
but It Is doubtful whether they can
muster force enough In case of capture
to save bis bloody neck from an Infu-
riated nubile Koellman was brouirbt
to u vaiue wnere lie lay in stale in tne
sueriu 's oiuce anu waa ourieu in uvai-
de cemetery. Stein was burled at the
ranch by the officers and ranchmen
ursery unurcn uick vreymiuer ie
i.anuruin anu otners. ve none soon to
be able to report the hanging of the
fugitive. The otllcera got a boat and
drag books and will drag the Mustang
Water bole near tbe scene of tbe mur-
der where they hope to find some fur-
tner ciues to me muruerrr in tne stupe
of bloody clothing stolen gnods etc.
We cannot but regret the necessity to
chronicle such n bloody tracedv In the
wuu every coou cnizen. mat it win De
The officers are still hard at work try.
Ing to ascertain and canture the mur
derer). More of tho Mexlcan'a bloody
clothing has been found near Cllne. tho
nearest railroad station to the scene of
Ferdinand Arredondo who atablxd n
young man named Vatquez while In a
atate of temporary Insanity died last
night. An Inquest was held on the
body tbls morning by Justice Neuendorf
ana ine jury reiurneu n veruici in ac
cordance wuu i ne medical testimony
viz: 1 lint ine ueceaseil died or conges
lion oi i ne nraiii."
THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND
Immense Stock New Goods and Lower
Prices in All Departments !
OUR CLOAK DEPARTMENT IS THE TALK OF THE TOWN !
Mr. Blum a young man who occupies
n position with the Union News com
pany on the International railway In
stepping olf the train last night as It
moved ut to tin nlatform at Timor
Texas sllnned. and his right foot was
caugut unuer me moving nueeisanu
Curtly severed at the Instep. He waa
rought on to San Antonio and arrived
at 1030 last night when be received
medical attendance and Is now doing
as wcu as couiu ue expecieu.
Tbe candidate for Collector Is gaining
friends every day and promises to make It
more than Interesting for tbe opposition
Ernest Is an Industrious young business
man and has never made office hunting
a business for a livelihood. He received
unanimous endorsement of the
largest convention of citizens ever held
In this city a wormy compliment to a
worthy young man. See that hie name
Is on your ticket next Monday. Itlsclie
Is progressive and opposed to all kinds
A Sense ot Honor.
Tbe following Is taken from an cell
torial In tbe Century for December
"Tbere Is little doubt that the thing
which most needs to be preached to tbls
generation of Americans by ministers
of tbe gospel by both clerical and lay
instructors oi me youtn uyauwno uav
miblio Influence or nrlvate authority. I
a sense of honor. It mutt be shown
and Ins sted uuoii that every position
life where one person Is employed by
another to do a certain work. Imposes
an obligation to fulfill tbe duties cf tbe
place wuu an uonoraoie anu disinter-
ested regard for the Interests of the em
ployer. It mult be shown tbat this view
of einnlovment annllea to the cook tha
errand boy tbe cashier tbe Legislator
tne uovernor mo rreiiaent. iiusisa
trite and apparently simple and per-
poriuniuei oi a -smart' anu numinous
young American of our day; but unless
this commonplace view of responsibility
is laid hold of bv Increasing numbers In
the future of our country we will not
sav tbat our society will go to nieces
out we win say mat our calamities w
Increase and that we will get Into
irouuies anu not soon out oi mem com.
pared with which the dangers and dis
tresses oi ine past win seem almost
Johnny's mother was reading to him
about cleanliness. "In 'Africa" sbe
read. "It la dreadful to think tbere
benighted trlbea who do not know wb
soan Is. and do not wash from one vear'
end to another." "Wish I waa 'nightsd
irioes" sum jonnny
EOPLE TO G. B. FRANK'S ALAMO STORE ?
SfiyWe offer over One Thousand Garments such as Cloaks Clrculsrs Itus--Yjjj
gajrslans walking Jacket! anu Ulsters to select ironi. vte uave-un
JaTlteduced tb6 Prices cut them down so that tbere wlUbc-Tda
tor an opportulty for everybody to keep warm.-TBs
.laeketa that were $ 2 60 are now $ 1 7R
Jacketa that wcro 3 CO are now 111
Jackets tbat were 4 uu are now 2 to
Jackets that were 5 00 are now 4 00
Heller irrniles reduced In same nronortlnn. -In oilier garments sacrifice are
alto being made equal to those above described but our tlosk Is to large that It la
mpossiute io enumerate i no nexi to consiucr la our
Wfl rarrr l'lilliilrlnlila. Boston and Baltimore makes. W have the largest
no exception) stook of foot wear in ftn Antonio. The best grades at prices
uicm will suit everybody. .Moro
BLANKETS AND BED COMFORTS
For sale at this houto than are to be found In half the stores In tbe city all put to
gether. Don't forget HI 'JSO pairs pliro anu goou wniie nianKeis at i zj worm
zuu. jw paira at tzou. worm ou. i weniy oiuy. iiuamirs m f.w iw
$5 00 $0 00 could not be duplicated for 30 per cent more elsewhere.
1 1 Bales Comforts at
12 Bales Comforts at OC
JO Bales Comforts at J
10 Bates Comforts at 1 3-'
10 Bales Comforts at ' M
And still more from $1 75 to S 00
Stock Assortment and Values in Flannels that Should Put to
the Blush All Competition.
Pieces Grey Twill at .20c. price elsewhere 300
10 Plecea Grey Twill at 2Jo. price elsewhero 33c
u 1'ieces urey i win at mxs anu wo price ttire ivu m uvu
vinito anu lieu flannels an reuuecu ie anu iua a yarn.
Winter Skirts In Felt and Flannels at correspondingly low prices.
STAPLES ! STAPLES !
Wa k! 111 lnitnintn llin old nrlri-a nf nnr Cotton Flannels and Domestics with
aeveral exceptions which we are now selling at Free Trade Prices. Down they
go I i ne great oargains oi ail. ' lotnpeinion nowneroi e want room uuu iiiubi
Men's & Boys' Clothing
Children's Clothing Overcoats for Men and Boys all must go nnd go at Low
Prices like the balance of our stock. Above all. don't forget our GENTS' FUlt-
NISIUNG DEPARTMENT for Underwear Shirts Hosiery and Hats and we
win convince the gentlemen like wo uo tne lames mai wo give mem me moat
astounding bargains to bo found In San Antonio. The People's Parndlse In the
Great Dry floods Center Is the popular and progressive house of
G. B. FRANK'S
ALAMO STORE 33 ALAMO PLAZA.
. RICE & RYAN
SUCCHSOILt'TO SKSSlONa t CO.
Dealers in Hay Grain Feed Coal Salt Charcoal Cedar Posts
230 Houston Stroot San Antonio Texas.
ItAKDFACTCItUK ASH DBALKIt IH
Fine Boots and Shoes
337 Cotninetce Slret. Next lloor to tthudlus & TetnpikT'i.
IITlAt ET I 13 '"ou a" any "'t'c "I Jeuvfry you Ynay visa made to
t J l Mil t-LI f order repaired or engraved equal to A 'ir tlylet. TKe
" e- t"- sha m I jiIMt engraeing on wood or metale Ay
DOB its ENQELKE. 211 Commerce Street.
CLOSING OUT SALE !
REDUCED PRICES IN
ladies' Embroidery Materials
In order to always keep a freth. clean stock and to make room for our Spring
Importations we oiler Great Bargains to push ofT our remaining elegant
stock. Look and then Compare our Prices with others!
Our Motto Is : Large Sales Small Profits and Quick Return?.
Beit Berlin Zcpbyr So per ounce; Saxony Yarn 20o per ikeln; Oermantown
belt quality 20o; Shetland Wo; Shetland Floes SOc; Ice Wool all colon COo a
box; Embroidery Silk lOo per dozen; Knitting Silk. Mo per ball; Kmbroldery
Chenille 40o per ball; Silk Arlilne ilo a dozen. All colon Maoreme Cord.
E. RETTBERG & CO.
244 Commerce st. San Antonio Tex.
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