The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 10, Ed. 1, Tuesday, January 13, 1885 Page: 1 of 4
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The San Antonio Light
THERE; IS BUT OKE ;
rites to gtt Flrst-Clssi; :
(Vised Liquors n l Ci-
airta and that la th old ;
reliable home of
HARRY BAUM.& OO.
Vol Y. No. 10.
San Antonio Texas. Tuesday. January 1 3. 1 SS5.
Ten Cents a Week
TIE OLD RELIABLE -
B1IU In lb. lead. Our
Motto i Good Qootui it
Ruo:uiu Pjucaa. Call
mid be convinced.
HAHRY BATJM Ss OO.
20Q Commerce Streets
o Is Selling Strictly for Cash X
As I am reducing my immense stock of Fancy Groceries 1
offer same at close cash figures that will astonish all. I also
wish to state. that on Wines and Liquors I offer great reduc-
tions for the next 60 days to come. You are sure to be
suited in all goods both to Price and Quality at the
.ftCASH GROCERY STORE!
206 Commerce Street
TELEPHOKE 10. 143. SAN ANTONIO.
J. H. MARQUART
And Dealer In Leather and Findings Wholesale and Retail.
Will tell you a Boot or Sboe Home and Hand Made. My atock la auperior to
any In the Stat. Ten thousand dollara worth of ready hand made goods 0 (
eloaed oat at prices lower than heretofore known. This offer Is for the next 30
days. Call early and be convlneed.
Tine Custom Work a Specialty. No. 17 Soledadst. op. Courthouse.
Wis art prepared
anf at cteaply at
agent teill call for
No Table is Complete Without Wine.
n ETA If DKl'ARTkIKT OK
J. Mouse & CO.
IMPORTERS OF WINES LIQUORS AND CIGARS
StB Houston Strt. 8u Antonio. Tit.
t of th oiif rtente give
; . .' 'f aoccKssonTO
Dealers in'Hay Grain Feed Coal
230 Houston Street
CLOSING OUT SALE !
Ladies' Embroidery Materials
In order to always keep a fresh clean stock and to make room for our Hprlng
Importations we oiler Great Bargains to push off our remaining elegant
itook. Look and then Compare' our Prices with others I
Our Motto Is : Large Sales Small Profits and Quick Returns.
Best Berlin Zephyr to perounee; Saxony Yarn 20o per akeln: Germantown
brat quality 20s; Shetland 30c; Shetland Floss 20c; Ice Wool all colors 60c a
box; Embroidery Silk IUo per dozen; Knitting Silk S5o par ball; Embroidery
Chenille 40c per ball; Silk Arlslne 35o a dozen. All colors ilocreme Cord.
E. RETTBERG & CO.
244 Commerce st. San Antonio Tex.
ALL KINDS OF BUILDING CONTRAGTEDTOR.
Dimculfcons'trnctlo'n In Brick Work a Specialty. All Chimney Flues Guarantied.
Box M7. Jtealdence 5 Santa Clara place.
Din J. Coltox.
COJLTON & BOLTON
"AUCTIONEERS COMMISSION MERCHANTS
404 EAST HOUSTON STREET SAN ANTONIO TEXAS.
"T.80nd-h?d . FurJttare Bought and Sold. Particular attention glren to
Oatsids Bales. Satisfaction guarantied and consignments solicited li-so-im
to do QoltL Silver and Kiclel Platina
be done Eat. Old wart revUted. Our
your order toon
& ENGELKE 211 Commerce Street.
pninf refined tuate to nnr complete
ca't; we hll treat you rUtt we
D number Id JkP.
J. RONSE & CO.
BKsaiosi a co.
San Antonio Texas
TBE MOSSBACKS !
They Must Go and
They Did Go !
The Candidate of the Com-
mittee of One Hundred Crow-
ing Before the Light Came Out
for Callaghan for Mayor.
The Candidate of the Com-
mittee of one Hundred After
the Light Came Out for Bry-
an Callaghan for Mayor.
Bryan Callaqhan's Total
Vote 2222 His Majority Over
all Merritt Copeland and
Better far It Is to see
Rightfully our leaders be
Young and actlro men of power.
Alive to the needa of the present hour;
Not a "mossback'' do we need.
Clear the "old hacks" from the Held;
All united to vote for Bryan:
Leave the "mossbacka" all a dying;
Let our progress onward be
Antonio reaching to the sea.
Give ua freedom for each race.
However lowly be their place.
Alamo City ne'er can tear
No ring or clique we'll harbor here.
The I.iauT office was serenaded last
nlgbt by the Fashion Theatre brass-
band. In honor of thn election of Bryan
Our Name Not "Dennis."
The LimiT said on Wednesday last
that Bryan Callaghan would be elected
Mayor by a handsome vote and a ma-
jority of live overall three competitors
makes the assertion powerful good.
"Had no Show."
In explaining the defeat of a certain
candidate for Alderman In the First
ward a discouraged Commlttee-of-One-Hundred-Man
aald "Why he did not
have any ahow he was running on the
The Light's most esteemed friend and
fellow-citizen Captain O. P. Smith re-
ceived the magnificent vote recorded
above In his candidacy for Mayor. He
can have the satisfaction that In the
firancl free to all be did not get entirely
eft. Promises were many but the
votes somehow were few.
In the Nine Hole.
The Mossback Express made merry
over the Liaur bopping "over the gar-
den wall Into the Democratlo pen."
Don't It wish It had atayed in the pen.
and don't It wish it may get back. The
Express Is very much left In the city
election. It will be careful In the future
not to Jump at the bidding of Its moss-
This gentleman aa the candidate for
City Collector made a most gallant race
tor the short time In which to make his
canvass and was only defeated by seven
votea. Had not the polls of the Third
ward been closed 10 minutes sooner than
they cucbt to have been ha would be
the City Collector now. But he and his
friends can well be proud of bla race and
proua oi me vote ue receiveu
'Over the Garden Wall."
It Is now In order for the Express to
give the true definition of a "mossback"
and of a "worklngman'1 It usually
waits to tee the drift of publlo opinion
before It gives Its own but this time It
blindly followed the hundred combina-
tion and got over the garden wall clear
out of the Democratic party Into no-
where. The Express la very much par-
aiyzea anu me mourners are lew.
The machinery burned In the fire at
the Sunset depot yesterday had Just been
sold by tbe tgent Mr. If. Rhodes after
having been stored for fcome time In tbe
warehouse. Mr. Rhodes told Colonel R.
C. Glbbt yesterday at Houston thtt he
bad Just sold the machinery and would
deliver It In a few days but Colonel
Glbbs Informed him that he would have
to dig It out of the aahes-lhat the
building had burned.
S. A. Relief Association.
Those persons In the city who desire
work done by Job day or month will be
doing tbe Relief association a favor nu
the poor a. benefit. If they will report
tbe tame on tbe Intelligence book at the
room of the association No. 0 West
Honston street. We have on our books
a number of men and women who want
work and this Is the best wir in heln
the poor. J. W. Niil
I'reswent Hoard or Directors.
A terrible accident occurred last Fri
day out' on the Helotet abont 1" miles
northwest ot San Antonio similar to
one which It wit tbe Lionr'a painful
dtity.to record not long ago. Albertlna
uuBKer.naugnieroi air. Arnoiu uugger
a little ohlld of 'J years and It months of
age while passing near a fire her cloth-
ing caught fire and she was burned to
badly before being rescued that she died
from her Injuries at I o'clock yesterday
The County Poor House.
A I.ioiir reporter visited the county
poor house last Sunday and found every-
thing In shipshape order under the new
superintendent. Tbe large garden patch
Is atreadr nlcelr nlowed and harrowed
and will be planted with crops In a few
mere are of the Inmatea 14 lunatics at
present and 27 paupers a great many or
whom however are 111. Albert IIu-
pertz. the former apothecary Is retained
as tuch for the present year.
Some little children white playing In
the mesqulte chaparral near Frio atreet
beyond the International depot found a
brand new ilno-covered trunk with a
row neckties a card or two and an en-
velope. The lock on the trunk bore evi-
dence or having been forced open. The
address on the envelope waa to lion I-
fsolo Solazar and contained a card
written In Spanish and signed Marga-
rlto Lolls. It is thought the trunk win
stolen and thrown In tbe bush to esoape
detection. It Is now deposited with
airt. u.rassenicn on r no street.
The County Commissioners held court
this morning and the following business
Tbe Comptroller was authorized to
pay for advertisements In New Y'ork
relative to the Galveston Harrlsburg
and San Antonio subsidy bond.
The court decided to meet tbe com-
mittee from tbe City Council for tbe pur-
Eose of discussing or building tbe Joint
ospltal for city and county paupers.
The purchase of $7000 San Antonio
and Mexican Gulf compromise bonds
Contract for repairing poor home waa
awarded ao Louis Weyel Tor the sum or
Alderman Schrelner presided as Re-
corder with Sid. Stantforth acting City
Dan Shutt wat charged $7 or IS days
on a charge of vagrancy.
Tom McCarthy a drunk and down
was charged $3.
John Hlghtower had a quarrel last
Sunday morning with hla wife Maggie
and struck her. In her wifely anger she
made affidavit against him and he was
arrested but before court be made It up
with his wire and she testified very
favorably to him. Tbe case was dis-
missed. Four cases were continued.
John Organ Joe Bridges and Dan
Streets three suspicious looking ne-
groes who have been banging around
Zlnsmeyer'a saloon wore arretted last
Sunday morning early on suspicion or
having stolen some 20 In money from
off the counter of the bar room. The
proprietor left tbe aaloon a moment with
the money on the back counter and
when be returned tbe money wat gone
and these three men were In the saloon.
Bridges waa found with a pair of brass
knuckles and was fined $25 yesterday by
tbe Recorder and Organ was fined aa
a vagrant. This morning Streets was
also lined at a vagrant.
The Officers' and Citizens' German
club gave a very pleasant german 'jst
night at the Casino. Mr. J. S. Lock-
wood led Tbe following couples were
present! Colonel Lee and Mrs. J. 8.
Lock wood Lieutenant Rumbough and
Miss lily Howard Captain Smith and
Miss Mills Lee William Weiss and wire
Mr. Maddox and wife Major Llvermore
and Miss Keene Major Sumner and
Miss Josle Stanley Kraatus Reed and
Mrs. Maddox C. Ni Granger and Miss
Bessie Weir Lieutenant Rouff and Miss
Sue Murphy J. R. Gordon and Miss
Lottie James Lieutenant IllcUey and
Mrs. Llvermore Dr. Maddox and Miss
Llllle Stanley J. J Mlnter and Mist
Russell Lieutenant Williams and Mra.
Sumner O. P. Matlack and wife It. W.
Lay and Miss Davit II. G. Mitchell and
Miss Katie Mitchell.
Conductors Tom McMullen.Ed Dwyer
Frank Tony and Wise have been dis-
missed from tbe passenger serylce or the
International railway. Messrs. MoMul-
len and Wis have been assigned to con-
dqctorshlps or freight trains.
The new conductors assigned to these
gentlemen's places are Salrns Clarke
Flats Flltresa and Neville.
Why these bnyt were discharged It a
problem to them and all their friends.
No better let of employees could be
found In a long Journey and none more
popular with the traveling publlo.
On the Sunset road the followlnggen-
tlemen have' been dismissed: Messrs.
Horn Simpson St. Clair Matthews
Giles Palmer McUeary and Washburn.
Their placet have been tilled by promo-
tion of conductor! of freight trains.
All these gentlemen are old and tried
conductor! popular with tbe traveling
publlo and oourtcoui and obliging to all.
Lailtfi approve of your smoking Little
BRYAN CALLAGHAN DISTANCES
A Close Race for Collector Which
is Likely to Result In
The city election excitement Is now
dver ind the pulse of Sin Antonio can
once more beat at Its normal rate. The
result or tbe election is gratifying to
the people at largo and augurs well for
the future prosperity of Han Antonio.
Below li given an analysis or the votes
cist In the different wards for the can
dldate or the centurions C. II. Merritt;
the candidate or the progressive ele-
ment Bryan Callaghan end the candi-
date or tbe horny banders J. It. Cope-
land: ward i.
C. H. Merritt .102
B. Callaghan 703
J. H. Copeland 101)
u. r. annui 3
W. H. Huston 218
Peter Shields 750
F. U. Hauelsen 311
Ernest Rlscbe cxa
Peter Nelson 323
Fritz Russl 000
J. N. Gallagher (short term) 707
T. E. Connor (long term) CI I
Ell Arnand (lorg term) 310
C. Guerguln (short term) 270
C. H. Merritt 277
B. Callairhan r.03
J. II. Copeland 278
u. i-. omun
W. II. Huston 708
Peter Shields S77
F. U. Hanelsen MS
Ernest Rlsche 708
Peter Nelson WJ
Fritz Russl 039
J. II. French 767
W. R. Story 4Gb
O. II. Merritt 3S3
B. Callaghan GOO
J. II. Copeland 333
C. P.Smith 5
W. II. Huston...... tOl
Peter Shield 73S
F. C. Hauelsen 718
Ernest Rlscbe C17
Peter Nelson 847
Fritz Russl 400
J. II. Bolton 27
T. W. Muilaly 481
H. W. Bitter' 315
C. II. Merritt 251
Bryan Callaghan 2tJ
J. II. Copeland 314
O. P. Smith 3
W. H. Huston 403
Peter Shields 331
F. C. Hauelsen Kll
Ernest Rlsche 181
Peter Nelson 634
Fritz Russl 280
Martin Muencb Sr. 419
Henry 1'auly 301
Bryan Callaghan 2222
C. H. Merritt 1108
j. n. uopeianu iusu
C. P. Smith 17
Peter Shields 2723
vv ii. iiuston 1072
F. C. Hauelsen 2203
Ernest Rlscbe 2103
Peter Nelson 2203
Fritz Russl 2.031
The following Aldermen are elected:
Ward I-J. N. Gallagher and T. E.
WHrd 2-J. II. French.
Ward 4-J. H.Bolton.
Ward 4 Martin Muencb. Sr.
R. G. Nixon who withdrew In the
morning got 4 votes In the Second ward
8 In the Third and 3 In the Fourth.
Mlobael Kussl obtained 33 votes.
Thus It will be seen that Callaghan Is
elected by double the votes either of the
other candidates received. In tbe race
for City Collector the nresent Incumbent
maintained the position by a majority of
seven votes only. A close contest also
too it Mare between refer Nelson and
Fritz Russl for Ftreet Commissioner.
THE SMALL-POX BAND.
Mexican Gypsies Encamped Near
City Physician Braunnagel yesterday
afternoon having received word from
his trusty patrolmen who have been
guarding tb western approaches to the
city from Castrovilie that the Mexicans
who were supposed to be Infected with
imall-pox and for that reason driven out
of Castrovl He. were In camn onlr four
miles .from the olty limits the Doctor
promptly posteu out to meet tnein anu
found a large Gypsy enuampment con-
taining In all some 40 persons. They
were encamped a short distance from
the roadside In tents and all were busily
engaged in various occupations about
camp some making tortillas lamales
etc The group were from Mexico and
are what may be termed Mexican Gyp-
ales. 1 hey have a lame number of b
In cages for sale Mexican mocking
birds red birds canaries etc
The doctor thorouebly examined everr
person and round them all entirely free
irom smau-pox or tracts of It. There
was not a sick person In camp.
The Special Police Officer and
About 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon
Jesse Bennett tbe special ofllcer at the
Fashion theatre shot himself by his
pistol railing nut oflts bolster the him
mer striking the floor and exploded a
cartridge. The ball Inflicted a painful
wound In hla right leg Just above the
knee traveling upward and coming out
at tbe thigh. Mr. Bennett Is progress
Adama and Wickea vs. John nnd
Henrietta Kalteyer executrix
Morgan & Co. et at. suit on bond.
D. A. Oppenhelmer vt E. V and A
II. Steirall. suit on not.
D. if. Krause and J. B. Whitney et al.
uiisuiuuuii ui parinersnip.
J M. EMERSON
THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND.-
PEOPLE TO G. B. FRANK'S ALAMO STORE ?
Immense Stock New Goods and Lower
Prices in All
OUR CLOAK DEPARTMENT IS
toTWe offer over One Thousand Garments such as Cloaks Clrculsrs Kin-IBs
oj .inn. iniKing uackeis anu uisiers 10 select irom. we uavewi
toTlteduced the Prices cut them down.sothat there wlllbe-fSa
tor an opportulty for everybody to keep warm.t3t
Jacketa that were
Jacket! that were
Jackets that were
Jacked that were
Better trrndea reduced In same nronortlnn. In ntlirr trirmnnti iaprlni am
also being made equal to those above described but our sto.k Is so large that It la
impossible to enumerate. The next to consider Ii our
W IMirrv PltltmUtnl.t. Itn.tnn .n.l
(no exception) itock of foot weir In
wuicn win buii everyuouy jiore
For lale at thli house than are to be round In half the stores In the city all put to-
gether. Don't forget It I 290 pairs pure and good white Blankets at $1 23 worth
$2 00. 200 palra at $2 50 worth $3 CO. Twenty other qualities at $3 CO $4 00
$3 00 $0 00 could not be duplicated for 30 per cent more elsewhere.
14 Bales Comforts at
12 Hales Comforts at
10 Bales Comfort! at
iu nates uomrorts at
10 Bales Comforts at
10 Balea Comforts at
And still more from
Stock Assortment and Values
the Blush All Competition.
16 Piece! Grey Twill at 20o price elsewhere 30a
10 Pieces Grey Twill at 25o price elsewhere 35a
11 Pieces Grey Twill at 30a and 40c price elsewhere 40c and COo
Y bite and Red Flannels all reduced Co and lOo a yard.
Winter Skirts In Felt and Flannel! at correspondingly low prices.
STAPLES ! STAPLES !
We still maintain the old price! of otir.Cotton Flannel! and Domestics with
several exceptions which we are now selling at Free Trade Prices. Down they
got The great bargains or all. Competition nowhere I We want room and must
Men's & Boys' Clothing
Children's Clothing Overcoits for Men and Brys all must go nnd go at Low
Prlcei like the balance or our atock. Above all. don't rorget our GENTS' FUR-
NISHING DEPARTMENT for Underwear Shirts. Hosiery and Hats and we
will convince the gentlemen like wn do the ladles that we give them tbe most
astounding bargains to be round in San Antonio. The People's Paradise in the
Great Dry Goods Center Is tbe popular and progressive house or
G. B. FRANK'S
ALAMO STORE 33 ALAMO PLAZA.
I P" 1 A I C 9 You can have
ml I Uy I I l T "'n" "find
mm "" ma jjtlt cyrat.g
HANUrACTLItKH ANU DEAtXU IN
Fine Boot audi Shoes
337 Coram ten Street Net Ioor to It hod 1 a TempskY'.
Williams & Russell
(Successors to Soule & Williams)
WHOLESALE ANU RKTAIL DEALKItS IN
Paints Oils Yarnishes Putty Brushes Kalsomine Alabastine
And Step and Extension Ladders.
Aaeots for Crratal Piste CI law Cnmiwnr and Avrrtll lteadr MLied Taints. Havo on bani
a full Mas or Walll'apfr llai'Klrira an4 Decoration! or lateat deaign. wlilca va are now pre-
pared to Kit at Hard Tlinea Prloea. We alio hare aklltfxl wnrktnca anil are prepared to onn-
tract for all work In tbli line. Also a full lino ol CurtalDS Bbadea Poles and Fixture Art
ftf aterlall eto.
No. 233 and 235 East Houston Street.
I I O U Clean your Silrer
I" J L I O Ii IHllMl"3 ''
DOB fc ENOELKE
235 CommercQ St. FjPv San Antonio Tex.
rAgenti for Knahe & Co. New England Piano Co. and Christie A Soul' plMW
Ithlet Organs. Latest sheet music ulwari on band. Call ind see them. ' rj
THE TALK OF THE TOWN 1
$ 2 CO are now $ 1 75
3 50 are now 2 2.1
4 00 are now 3 75
5 00 are now 4 00
n.lllmnr. m.V.. Ik. I......
San Antonio. Tbe best grides at prion
$1 76 to 5 00
in Flannels that Should Pnt to
any aiiieU of Jcuxtry you may wUh made U
or grand tqual to Ism York tiyla. The
en or mttalt by
Sc ENQELKB 241 Commerce Street. '
Urate and Copper Van with ike Eretltlor
ih vortd. I)ur agent will call on you tct'A
214 Commerce Street Agent! for Texas.
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