The Daily Express. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 126, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 6, 1906 Page: 3 of 44
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THE SAN ANTONIO DAILY EXPRESS: SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 6, 1908,
bleeding, and scal-
ing of the skin and
scalp is the condi-
tion of thousands
men, women, and
children who may
be instantly re-
lieved a ^ speedily cured
by warm baths with
and gentle applications of
Cuticura Ointment, the
great Skin Cure, when all
> else fails. j
Dr. Rochs, Dr. Bliem and Mr.
Southwortli Are Elected to
the School Board.
TOTAL VOTE CAST
WAS UNUSUALLY BIG
AN APPEAL TO WIVES
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blood, and brightens the eyes. giving elas-
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the above interests you, for proof ad-
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AND EAT IT
The Genuine Mexican I
jChili Con-Carne is not I
Ionly delicious, but ex-
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THE WAY TO TELL
observe the fellow who
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Wall Papering and Glaz-
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The search for good coffee will come to
an end the minute you begin to use
MAXWELL HOUSE BLEND
In one and three-pound scaled cans at
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W. E. Davis.
Special Telegram to The Express.
GEORGETOWN, Tex.. May W. E.
Davis, living njear Leander, died of par-
alysis and was buried at Bagdad Wed-
nesday morning. He whs born in Ken-
tucky and has lived in Texas since the
'60s. * He leaves a wife and several chil-
No Disturbance in Cuba.
WASHINGTON, May 5. — Senor Que-
Bada, the Cuban Minister here, today to-
tally discredited the story emanating
from Florida to the effect that a revo-
lutionary movement has made headway
in Eastern Cuba. The Minister Paid
that thehe were no signs of disturbance
School Children's Ticket Can-
Dr. A. Rochs 2333
M. J. Bliem, M. D 2236
W. M. Southworth 2163
People's Ticket Candidates.
John F. Fentiman 2161
oJseph Flory 2142
Johri F. Ripps 2057
Total vote cast..
Much to the surprise of the campaign
managers themselves, about half the total
vote of San Antonio was at the polls
Saturday when the School Children's
Ticket candidates for members of the City
School Board were elected by a majority
of 372 votes.
The School Children's ticket candidates
counted most on the vote from the Fourth
and Eighth Wards. In the latter they
considered many German residents would
vote against a ticket supported by Mayor
Callaghan, and in the Fourth Ward they
were willing to depend on the vote that
has filwayk been opposed, to Mayor Cal-
laghan and to candidates who have his
Loss of Eighth.
The People's Ticket candidates did not
expect the Eighth Ward to go against
thcni, and placed their dependence mainly
in the Seventh, Third, Second and First
Wards, where a majority of the resi-
dents of men In moderate financial cir-
In the wards on which they had counted
strongest the vote polled was light and
the great German wards went for the op-
posing .side. Neither was cock-sure until
a report from the last precinct came in.
In. the First Ward the victory for the
People's Ticket was complete and over-
whelming, but not as big as was ex-
About twice as many votes were cost
for the People's Ticket as for the other
in the Second Ward, but. again the ma-
jority was not as complete as was ex-
In the Fourth Ward the victory for
the School Children's Ticket was all that
was expected and a little more. In some,
of the precincts it was nearly three to
In the Fifth Ward the fight was hot.
Some of the precincts went one way and
some another, with the result that the
total was quite close.
In the Sixth Ward the vote was fairly
good, but not heavy and the majority
for the School Children's Ticket was good
considering the number of votes.
The Seventh Ward was one on which
the People's Ticket depended, but the
majorities were small and the number
of votes polled not so large as expected.
The totals were close.
The Eighth Ward was somewhat doubt-
ful and the fight was hard. When tlie
returns came in it showed a heavy vote
was polled and the victory for the School
Children's Ticket was complete.
The leader of the School Children'3
Ticket was Dr. A. Rochs, with 2333 votes;
the leader of the People's Ticket was
John F. Fentiman^ with 2161 votes. The
difference between the weakest candi-
date on the School Children's Ticket and
the strongest on the People's was two
votes in favor of the former.
This is beyond a doubt the most inter-
esting campaign for School Trustees that
has ever been held in this city. On for-
mer occasions the vote has totalled four
hundred or five hundred for the entire
Many men at the polls admitted that
previous to yesterday they had not been
interested, but the number of personal
requests from friends to go to the polls
had persuaded them to do so.
A feature of the returns that surprised
some of the supporters of each ticket was
the number of voters who cast a straight
ballot. Very few split tickets were placed
in tin; ballot box.
It was at first thought the Fourth
Ward would not vote for W. M. South-
worth on account of his being a union
man and the Fifth Ward would not vote
for Dr. Bliem because he was charged
with being a prohibitionist. The returns
showed all fears groundless.
Table of Votes
Cast by Precincts.
The vote for each candidate in each
one of the precincts and his local ma-
jority in case of winners, may be gath-
ered from the following table:
W a rd
Wa rd 4
15, Ward 4
16, Ward 4
17, Ward 5
IS, Ward 5
19, Ward 5
20, Ward 5
21, Ward 6
22, Ward G ......
23, Ward 6
24, Ward 6
25, Ward 6
26, Ward 7
27, Ward 7
28, Ward 7
29, Ward 7
SO, Ward 7
3f, Ward 8
32, Ward 8
33, Ward 8
38! 39 115
K* ;R>; 70
92! SM| 51
Election Day Did Not Pass Without
Reports of quarrels and difficulties of
various kinds in the election were fre-
quent yesterday. At Mune«s Hall, the
polling place of the Fourth Precinct, a
policeman stood in the polling place and
the presiding officer refused to open the
ballot box until ho left. Some little
trouble seemed likely to occur but all
was over before the Deputy Sheriffs, who
were asked for, could arrive.
At Benevolenc'a Hall, the polling place
of the Fifth Precinct, A. Montez, special
officer of election, was arrested by
Policeman Keilman. Mr. Keilman said
when he asked Mr. Montez why he was
standing inside the lines he replied that
he was a special policeman.
Officer Keilman declared he was not
and arrested him on a charge of imper-
sonating an officer. Montez says he re-
plied that he was a special officer of
election appointed by Fred W. Cook,
president of the Board of School Trust-
ees, and that the policeman misunder-
stood him. Montez gave $100 bond and
The other difficulties were of little im-
portance and none resulted seriously.
INJUNCTION NOT GRANTED.
People's Ticket Complained It Was
Not Permitted to Appoint Judges.
MUeh to the surprise of the supporters
of the School Children's Ticket for
School Trustees a suit for injunction to
stop the election was entered about 9:30
o'clock Saturday morning in the Fifty-
seventh District Court before Judge
A'rthur W Sjeligson. The injunction was
The suit was filed by R. P. Coon, cam-
paign manager for the People's Ticket
for School Trustees, against A. J. Avant,
presiding officer of Precinct No. 2. The
plaintiff was represented by Reagan
Houston. He alleged the presiding offi-
cers of election had been appointed by
the supporters of the School Children's
Ticket and only the presiding officers
worn allowed to name the judges and
elerks. On account of this he said the
People's Ticket candidates were abso-
lutely without representation at the polls.
Selig Deutschman, woh was campaign
manager for the School Children's Ticket,
answered the allegations of the plaintiff
by saying the law under which the elec-
tion for School Trustees is being, held is
a special charter granted to the School
Board for the Independent School Dis-
trict of San Antonio.
He showed that the law provides for
the appointment of presiding officers by
the. board and that the presiding offieers
are authorized to appoint their judges
and clerks. Mr. Deutschman said the
executive committee of the School Chil-
dren's Ticket had offered to place any
good men the others would suggest as
judges or clerks in order to give the
People's Ticket candidates representa-
The proceeding lasted about half an
hour and in the meantime votes were
coming in rapidly at the polls. Judge
Seelig&on refused the injunction and the
election continued during the day.
Printing Bill Controversy Decided in
Favor of Company—Other Mat-
At an important meeting of tho Coun-
ty Commissioners Court yesterday many
matters of interest to the taxpayers of
tho county wero discussed and passed
The board appointed to arbitrate the
question of the printing contract report-
ed. Their report gives a complete vic-
tory to the Maverick-Clarke Litho-
graphing Company. Every point of the
contention between the County Auditor
and the printing house which has the
printing contract of the county was de-
cidi'il. The arbitration board was Robert
Clarke and L,. B. Clegg. .
A communication from the last '.rand
Jury which served In the Fifty-seventh
District Court, asking that for the sake
of the jurors wtio serve in that court an
electric fan be. placed in the room during
the slimmer months, wa:. read. No ac-
tion was taken in tile matter. I he jur-
ors reported that they wero extremely
uncomfortable on account of the beat,
as the room is not well ventilated. The
jurors who signed the petition are: M.
D Hesse, W. H. Simms, J. H. Myers. B.
F. Chase, S. M. Foster, William Maurer,
Gus Watkins. F. E. MeCulloch, R. L.
Schmerbeck, E. II. Wilkinson, Itud. Na-
The Treasurer was ordered to pay
property owners for land bought in open-
ing the Kieffer road. F. Ackerman will
receive $55.00, C|ias. Ackerman $100.25,
and P. A. Ward $7G.64.
The County Road Superintendent was
authorized to employ a. gang of work-
men to clean the Losoya bridge to get
it in condition for painting. The Losoya
bridge is across the Medina river south
of San Antonio at the settlement of Lo-
Bids on the repair work to be done in
the county jail were extended until next
Tuesday. ' Within a few weeks many of
the iron floors of the jail will be re-
placed by cement floors. The metal
flooring is in some places badly worn and
The bid made by the Artesian Ice Com-
pany to supply the county with ice was
All bids for wood were rejected. It was
the opinion of the Commissioners that
the price asked In the bids was higher
than wood is ordinarily sold at in the
market an J by the cord. The county
desired to buy one hundred cords.
New bids will doubtless be asked for
in a few duye. The Commissioners were
much surprised at the prices demanded,
as they nad hoped to obtain the wood
at a very moderate price on account of
the quantity asked for.
On account of the many offers from
citizens to purchase two leagues of
school land owned by Bexar County and
situated in Kinney and Val Verde Coun-
ties, the County 'Commissioners took up
the matter for consideration Saturday
After a great deal of talk regarding it
they decided not to dispose of the land.
$99,627.67 Are On Hand to County's
Credit in Local and Foreign
County Treasurer A. Y. Walton has
completed his quarterly report and will
submit it to the County Commissioners
at their next meeting. The report shows
the amounts remaining in each of the
funds of the county.
Ml- Walton says there is no feature
to the report, but that it is much like
the last one filed. Much work has been
spent on the report as It contains about
one hundred pages and gives the con-
dition of each fund. The matter in
Jury fun.i. $40.45; general road and
bridge fund. S132.H9; road and bridge fund,
$3 3925"' back tax commission, *933.37;
Mitchell and Poor, $21.35; bridge fund,
$7 382 85; courthouse, $32,923.18; jail,
$l'920.K4; Mexican Gulf Railway Company,
$460 tjti" Galveston. Harrisburg & San An-
tonio Railroad Company, $!>,fil6.42; good
roads fund, $8,965.84; available school
fund IS,96Si.89; permanent school fund,
$19.13; Treasurer's commissions. $1,111.98;
good roads account, $68.50; interest fund,
$405.32; second-class costs fund, $180.95.
These fnnds are in the San Antonio
National Hank, the National Park Bank
of New York, the Seaboard National Bank
of New York and in Interest coupons.
Additional assets in bonds and in the
permanent school fund amount to
Courts Occupied With Comparatively
A motion for a new trial was filed on
Saturday in the case of A. I. Serna vs.
the City of San Antonio, for salary. Mr.
Serna served as a politwuiui before the
THERE arc l many men
who are paying more for their
clothes than they need to. The
Custon^Tailor habit is hard to
break. But when you stop to
think that thousands of San
Antonio's wealthy business men,
club men and society leaders
are breaking the "Tailor Habit,
buying high-grade "ready-to-
wear garments" you have_to
admit there's a reason for it.
The reason is simply better
clothes. The best of all
ready - to - wear clothes are
WASHER BROS. CO.'S clothes.
We have them—duplicates
of models worn in New
York and other style cen-
ters. Let us show them
to you. They cost from
The style illustrated is a very smart
college gray—the seasonable color
for ihis year. You can get such suits
in Blue Serge, English Club Checks,
and all good summer fabrics. The
styling and fit are the best . . . • ■
; ..V^S- .
There is a smartness and rash-
ness about our hat styles you
can't find elsewhere. We have
for the past few seasons de-
voted more energy in the se-
lecting and displaying of ex-
clusive street hats than any
other San Antonio hatters . . .
Duniaps, Stetsons and
Cuyers, $5 to $ I O.OO
Straw Sailors, 81.60 to 85
Panamas, 86 to S20
Men's Negligee Shirts, as cool as
they look. It makes no difference how
exacting a man may be we can make
him negligee shirt comfortable.
Stylish, handsome patterns in
Manhattans, $1.50 to $3.50
Washer's Special, $1.00 to $3.50
Summer Underwear, Ties and
Is what you get in Washer's foot-
wear. They fit your feet perfectly
when you buy them; they hold their
shapes longer and give you better
service than factory mades. As to
the style; well, they are what they
ought to be correct.
Patent Colts, Oun Metals
and Vicis, $3.50 to $6.00
Suit Casesand Trunks
It is the purpose of Washer Bros.
Co. to sell only the most dependable
of this particular line. You can rely
absolutely that every article sold will
represent good, honest, dependable
values. Made in
Alligator, Plain and
Commission trouble began, and his case
has no reference to it. He was given a
judgment againet the city a few months
ago in the Thirty-seventh District Court.
The suit for commissions brought by
Adams, Kirkpatriok et al. against Mrs.
E. A. Stribllng in the Fifty-seventh Dis-
trict Court was ended Saturday morning
when the jury brought in a verdict for
A decree of divorce was entered by
Judge Seeligson in the suit of Andrew
Barnes vs. Sylvia Barnes in the Fifty-
seventh District Court.
The suit for damages for alleged per-
sonal Injuries brought by John Stanley
against the San Antonio Traction Com-
pany in the Forty-fifth District Court is
still on trial.
Suit for divorce was filed in the 1' ifty-
seventh District Court by Walter Fo-
garty vs. Lizzie O'Neil Fogarty.
"ITALIANS IN RIOT.
Eattle Between Strikers and Police
at Passaic, N. J.
PASSAIC',.N. J., May 6.—In a clash be-
tween riotous Italian strikers and the
police today four of the Italians were
shot, one of whom may die; a number of
policemen were injured, and thirty-two
men were made prisoners by the police.
The riot took place about the building
of the Daily Herald, which is being erect-
ed at Central Avenue and Monroe Street,
where a strike of diggers and shovel men
was begun a few days ago. About 150
strikers appeared at the building today
and tried to induce the concrete workers
in the building to join in the strike. Four
policemen, who were on guard, were tem-
porarily overpowered and reinforcements
wero sent from the police station. A bat-
tle ensued, in which four of the strikers
were shot and nearly every policeman
engaged was injured. Policeman Gustav
Schmidt was struck on the head with
bricks and badly hurt, but the rioters
were put to flight after 200 shots were
fired The police pursued the rioters
and routed them out of a stone quarry,
from whence those who were not cap-
tured fled into the woods.
FATHER SHERMAN RETURNS.
Son of General Sherman Got as Far
as Cartersville, Ga.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., May 5. -
Father Thomas Sherman returned today
to Fort Oglethorpe, in the Chickamauga
National Park, from whence he had set
ouL with an escort of the Twelfth Cav-
alry to traverse the route followed by
the army under his father's command in
1S64. He went as far as Cartersville,
Ga and then retraced his steps. Access
was denied a reporter sent to get an in-
Presidents and Secretaries of
of Fourteen Standing Commit
tees. Rev. J. Thomas Seated.
burned to death.
Fatality in Connection With Destruc-
tion of Factory.
MEMPHIS. Tenn., May 5.—A special to
the Commercial-Appeal from Columbus.
The factory building of the Columbus
Cordage Company at this place was de-
stroyed by fire tonight and the night
watchman, whose name can not be as-
certained. was burned to death. The
amount of loss or insurance can not be
Charles H. Cheek, 8 months old, died
yesterday morning at the home of his
parents at lit North Frio Street. Inter-
ment was In the Odd Fellows Cemetery.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 5— Bishop
Charles B. Galloway of Mississippi pre-
sided at the third day's session of the
general conference of the Methodist Epis-
copal Church, South. The morning de-
votional services were led by Dr. Paul
Whitehead of Virginia. The first business
of the day was tho report of the com-
plete organization of the fourteen stand-
ing committees, with the following chair-
men and secretaries:
Kplscopney—Paul Whitehead, chairman;
\Y L. Nelnis, secretary.
Itinerary—B. F. Mpscomb, chairman;
J. II. McCoy, secretiiry.
Revisals—Grcss Alexander, chairman;
Z T. Bennett, secretary.
Publishing interests—W. B. Palmere,
chairman; E. B. Chappell, secretary.
Education—R. G. Waterhouse, chair-
man; John K. Moore, secretary.
Church extension—W. F. McMurray,
chairman; T. B. King, secretary.
Missions—0. E. Brown, chairman; J.
W Perry, secretary.
Boundaries—J. H. McLean, chairman;
J D. Scott, secretary.
Temperance—E. B. Catipbell, chairman;
P. F. Rader, secretary.
Sunday schools—John R. Pepper, chair-
man' George M. Napier, secretary.
Epworth Leagues—J. M. Barclay, chair-
man- S. P. Cresup, secretary.
\ppeals -Bishop C. B. Galloway, chair-
man; C. H, Brlggs, secretary.
Finance—T. S. Garrison, chairman; S.
j. i^cftwick, secretary.
Rev. James Thomas
The credentials committee made a re-
port on the case of Rev. James Thomas
of Little Rock Conference, whose seat
was challenged yesterday. The report
said that the committee, after due con-
sideration, had found no grounds for con-
t, sting Rev. Thomas' seat. The report
Was signed by the chairman, secretary
iind five other members of tho commit-
It was announced that Friday night of
next week will be devoted to hearing
fraternal delegates of the Methodist
Church. Vice President Charles W. Fair-
banks. fraternal delegate from the M. E.
Church, Is expected to address the con-
ference on that occasion.
Additional memorials were submitted
bv many conferences today One from
the Alabama Conference related to the
church newspapers; another to dispen-
sary officers; the Kentucky Conference
submitted one regulating lay representa-
tion in district conferences. A memorial
from the Women's Foreign Missionary
Society of Northwest Texas Conference
provided for the consolidation of the for-
eign mission and home mission societies.
Another memorial related to change of
licensing of preachers from district to
general conferences. The Methodist
preachers of Nashville had a memorial
concerning a uniform system of lay rep-
resentation in district conferences
throughout the church. Other important
From St. Louis Conference, concerning
status of evangelists; also a memorial
concerning the time limit; from Texas
conference, asking for additional help for
Sunday school board.
After the various memorials had be^n
submitted Bishop Galloway announced
the committee on Sabbath observance as
S. B. Turrentine, John Anderson, J. W.
Hill, \V. F. Glenn. Willis Carlisle, J. W.
Grundy and M. Mulsumoso.
A telegram of greeting was read from
the Spartanburg (S. C.) district confer-
ence in session at Union, S. C.
A number of resolutions of a routine
character were introduced and at 11
o'clock Dr. Young J. Allen, missionary to
China, addressed the conference.
Cut TKis Out
"Caterers in Ordinary"
To their Excellencies the -•
Bride and Groom.
As such we carry, particularly at this season, a
wide variety of the daintily conceived kind of
Brooches, Pins, Lockets and tho like, a bride most
naturally desires to present her maid of honor and
bridesmaids, and the sort of Cravat Pins, Link But-
tons or Fads custom demands that the groom place
by the plates of his best man or ushers at the last
bachelor dinner. Altogether we make a specialty of
weddings as weddings should be specialized.
Sartor & Roempke
118 W. Commerce St.
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