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   San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - January 4, 1886, San Antonio, Texas                             RED CROSS WHISKEY. MCROSS WHISKEY. RED CROSS f H1SKEY. HARRY BAUM CO. San Antonio Daily Light. ml of us nun H chance for Mr apt Qil HARRY GO. Volume 2. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, MONDAY, JANUARY 4. .1886. Only Year. We take occasion to mention to our friends and customers in the City and Country that since we are through with our annual Stock-taking, we have made great reductions in ail our departments, and are offering Bargains to all those in need of any- thing in Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes; Hats, Etc, TjSjgr'-Come to see and be convinced that we mean w'nat we advei lise. JOSKE BROTHERS. Geo H Kalteyer, President Otto Koehler. Sec. and Manager. AUSTIN LETTER. The Mystery Surrounding the Rtcent Ball. Brewin SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS. TO ARRIVE! I Onu Gar Upholstered np.w Bf.vlcs, very line. Ono. i-iii- Cliinnljcr Suite ami SoveltipR trniii Grit ml Jlnpitls, nnd olpgiint in tlcsigii anil Ono cm- l-'inc, (Jlicup I'nrnitiiic, from best itinkcrs. Erastus Reed. CASE, I Three Expert Cracksmen Arrested by Captain Tom Hughes. KiiitorSnn Aiiioulu During tlio inoiitlw of November find ACSTIN, 2nd, j December numerous burglaries took Depuiy rihcr.lTTom Italics mtidu A ooni- plnce In the city, nnil tbe police were plaint against Mr. Philliipg, the hnabuuil completely bullied fls to who the perpe- ofone ol the women who murdered on tlie night of December I'hll- IppB hlineclfreceiTeil a wountl on his Henri fit the time of the murder, tid la now lying dangerously 111 from lu elfcols iu his nuidenuc. guarded by two deputy aherifls. The whole matter Is shrouded III n ducp mystery, und but little ORM bi> kmriied from the ollkcra who nre working up ihc ciiEe, The jury uT InqiHjst who set in Ihu case ot Mra. Hancock, whu was lereil on the sume nlgtit m her resi- dence, wlitnti IB diluted about rom wlirvt I'hUippa rulurneil ft verdict into court. Tbe purport of heir ti tiding not yut Mimic pnlj- Ic. Should id-over, the cera think they can mlnbligli bin wuHt iM-yond n rcasoimljle douht. ipps Is distantly relntert by marriage tu [ho woruiiii K lines, who was wrrcBU-n in San Antuiiiurrctint.y Tor tbe killing of her ahildren In this oitv. One of bt'fit posted of thU conn I r snlit to your corresijondein to-day, Mm mystery of rvll of these would aoon be removed, ami ihe Identity utihe KcrpetiRlors revealed.. Ifthiamnti-ineni G verified nnil the jziiill of ihe tinrtifd established Mie spate between them uud eternity will Lie Too numb pniisu be tiestowtjJ upoti our co'uity nnd olty nuthnrilicft for their endenvnra lo bring Ihc guilty wrelulies to Jiifitloe. T.Het night eight or ten men who were well loaded with bnrrel liuuso wbl-ky, rode ont of town, rtiid wlion juht aoroae'tho line of thu city litiilta, bi-gnn shooting ilielr pistols, yt'lUng rmtl nurs- ing In a manner that would n- Ik'Otcil honor upon n BUI of wild ApuelieH. Thin morning (Junsl.itile Thorp learned who tho parties nntl out uouiplnlntfl, n [tun which they have I) tun arrcatcd. Kvery man seen upon tht slrrets niter 12 o'nloek nt night, IB halted, nnd unit ho Is known or cnn giv? n good account of himself, be lukcn to ihe lock-up und detained mill! morning, nt leant. The exnmlnitig irinl of MoLMo Knnes, or the murder of lier JihlhU wns set for o-dav. 'I'he iJefVmiaut waived exninltui- ion und committed (o jnll wUhont iail. Tho tlremen'a grand hall took place net night In flie hall of their now bulbi- ng, RUunled on Markrt hill, which COUNTY BOADS. A Scathing Critlcltm of tho Board of County Commissioners. IMIIor Fun Antonio IJglil. At the point where Hie Jtlnx-Knstnl- roRtl turni onlofthfl ]nno, nbinit one-lialf mile from tlie In Mtowivtrc. nnrglnrleaat Mrs. Tobln, I aouthwcnlerly townnls the V. SIMMANO. Garne, A. HAM Fish, aad Cafe Restaurants Bcholz's Hall, Corner of Commerce and Losoya Streets ch and Menls nt all hours. olite waiters in nttenilnncu. Even-tiling served in Style 7-28-6i MM, Cole. Mrs. Kaville, Mr. Clark, Mr. Colonel Ilolknnp MU! Cltiitde imTal'a houses wuro commltled lu rapid aucceBAlon. A abort time ago A letter found Its way Into tho hnnde of the City MarshAl, xvnlcli dlacloaed n scheme to rob Messrs. Liipowski's storo at les. The letter was written by n young mnn in their employ, und tbe person ti> whom it was addressed wns ticked lo come to In oninpnny with n tblrtl pany. City Marflhnl riliardulu turned tho afiatr oVer to CapUln Tom Hughea, who wroto a latter lo SlierilV Jones nt Gonz.ales to wutcb Lnpowekl'd store, nnd the letter, which had been opened by a wrong party, re- placed In Hie DoatolUcc. The letter wad delivered ntul Ita IngtruotionB heeded. Shortly after the two pnrtles mentioned En ihe letter cnmc lo Oonznlcs and al- ieinpted 10 put their nnheinn of rohhtry Into hut fnUetl, nnd thu ihreu orthecn were arrested by Sheriff JoncF. Cnptaln llnghen went to and returned on Friday with hla prisoners. Thnhr names flre Georgo S. WilUniiLB, aliuB George W. SftbUica and Oeorgo IV. Sr.tulers, A. li. IIml H las A. C- Tyner and A. It. Tyner. IJick Feltenstahl, ibo third, was ihe eterk In the storo nt Oon- and Ihe one who wrote tlie letter. A great deal of this etwlon prop- erly from Sim Antonio was foil ml In their [inspessSon, and At Iloiiaton, ono vnllec lifting found At Galveston. On bnturdny a Jow naaied Sellg DeiitBeh- msnn wns arrested tor complicity and receiving stolen goods. Kroin BlnternentB made ttie prison- ers, it appeiirj that ,lhc three of thntn have been n stirlcs of robber- ies from City to this placn, where. Ihe- shrewdness of Captain Tom Hughes, Ihelr 'aid nnd Ingenious HuhcineB were discovered Theso men nrenll of them export cracksmen, and their MTt-stB nre Imuorlant ones. Crip- tain IInghea dceerrcK credit for working np what in detective parUnce would ho ualied a "pretty" capo. Sheriff Jonen, of Gonznles, WHB Msonti nduilrnblo Haaial- ant to Cnptaln Hughca. UNION SERVICES, FASHION -THEATRE- SIMMS SAMUELS. PROPRIETORS ProKr.-immofor a Week of Prayer, Begin- ning Monday Evening. MPQIHJM.QF This Establishment Is now with All the Novelties for the Fall and Winter Season. Fall and Winter Silks and Satins -Han be seen la Black anil Colored, I'lain ami nrooarle.il. Cassimeres (ulnuk and Tricots, Dingonnls, Serges, nto. Cmnel llnlr nnd Wool Snl- eens. Vtilvets and Velveteens In nil colors, plain nntl brocaded. Silk Pongees, Dress I'luids in single nnd double wldtlis, unit mings to suit nil Dress Gloves, Laces, and Fancy Goods. lie is now showing the Largest stock of Kill Gloves, Mils, Laces nnd for Ladles nntl OliilJren ever brought to our city. In Silk Hosiery lielins mi eniilessvnriety nnd cannot lie undersold. Fall and Winter Millinery All tlio latest i'all and Winter styles nnd makes of Bonnets and lints, Ostrich Plumes, Tips, Ribbons and Trimmings will be found there. This department is under llrat-class artistes, who will please the tastes of all. Flannels, Blankets, Linens, Cotton Goods Towelinea, Domestic Prints, Ginyhams, Alpacas, Comforters. Cnnton Flnn- nels mid Hosiery. Among the other things which were very extensively purchased by his agents was 'the most magnificent stock of Dress Goods of nil kinds over seen In any dry goods house in Ti-xna. Especial attention was given to purchasing 1'nll and Winter bilks, nnd can lie also give the greatest, bargains in Clothing, Boots Shoes and Hats itock of Fall nnd wlnlerHllothlnsr la Iho largest over and em- In ULO latest rmtterns. frinco Albert, Cutaway. FrpcV niul Saclt Srate. A very lance antl compliMo slock ot iJiiliM', Misses', Men's ami lioye' Bhncs onJ Hoots. A full lino ot Stetson Soft nnil Stitr lists. Also n tull stock or Gentlemen's PurnlBlnnsr Goods. FURNITURE AND CARPETS. iven In lionorof ihe Ucillcntlnn iliilr 11. Mayor Hoberlson a very pretty peech tlcdlcatfid tlie tin- uso nnd enjoyment of the Kirc IJeiinrtiiinnt ofthlaolty. Jlr Snm W. L'reiioli, Chief if the Auelln Fire Uepartmcnt, rpppon- led npproprlalely to tho Mnyor ho- inlf of Iho tlreiiieti. About 1'X) uouplfH present. The bull In Us entirety HB a BUOCfgB. Chargofl with Scalping. OTTAWA, Ont., Jftnimry The Morn- Ipg Post of December '2-j Cap- tain Howard, Ihc Amerlonn who was of the Gntlln gmw during tho balf-bteed rebellion .n the N'orlhwtHt. with Laving feualpi'd the dead after the fight tit Fish Creek, wliloli look pbico nt the latter end of ilitylast. The Mon- treal Gazette this morning denies the olinrges, and reminds the Tout that Cr.p- tain llownrd was not at Kisli thnt lie did not arrive llicrc until tev- ernl days after the light v Ciiptnfn How- ard was on bourd Nurlli- cote, whlcli WHS Btrunk in Sunkatohe- wan, 150 miles soulli of Fish Creek at the time, the skirmish occurred, and if he had scalped ihe dead ni Vlali Crtek he must have them ont of tholr graves. The Post this evening returns to the ohnrge, and snys it was n mistake in saying the ecalping took plaoe at Fiah Creek, but thai it CAII he proven H wns done at whnii the Cunad- inn troops cnrrted the village on June- 12. There are several otUcerb and men here wbo were at liatoehe, and to-ilny nil of them admitted (hnt thu latter charge iBtruo. Captain How- ard, In their presence, scalped one dead man after the light at Katonhe, and hen he was here recently he miule no cret about it. Tho scalping, theyssy. ok place tho day after the light, whtn e of the wounded died. An to helher the man ecnlpfd by CnplHin oward was or Indian my Tormant conlil TIOI It was often fncnlt to distinguish. Tim incident is Kely 10 cause n stlrin Kruncli-CnnndUn rctes, RS Jlowjirtl is nhoiit to start n irtrtdge fnotory in tlie Provincft of uebec. nnd his nelghliors will be fiiri- 18 If Ihey Jiiid ont he flonlpntl a Tinlf- veed. On iheorlmr Imnd, as fur as the ubllc.lias briMi able neither ndians nor scalped thedead t any time during the troubles. In onie oases they niulilated, but did not oalp. __ _ M outlay, ni p. in., in Truvia I'nrk MrtliciillBi led by Hie Rev. Dr. Sciuliler. Tucadhy, p. in., at the Viret tist Church, led by Die Kcv. llr. Pres- tnn. Wciliieiidny, the C ber- rreBbyterliin Church, led by Hev. Mr. UlddiiiKS. Thursday, p. Hie First Pres- byterian Church, by Itio Hav. Dr. Government hill, I wns struck by esscntlul ulterntloiiB in Colonel Hrnok- enrldge'B Inte fencing, n-htch oanfiiil tlie following reflections: Why (Mil Colonel Brnuliciirldgo tnoia Hie oie fence already built, by wliluh the ttbovu nientloneO Inno butwceu Mr. KUonliauer nnd Mr. Ackonimiiii wnn prolonged, lo the tertulnitB of tlio ijp-Crtlltil It bu- k'llgs, 1 Ibluk, ulrundy lo Ihu tilings thu city Mniils, anil left a passage between his Innil and Mr. Auk- crmatm'fi pasture? (Lie (Juloncl chnngcd lila plan of operation, that is, to run BRicl Ixno on to tho next llehetl roml, Inside Iho ojty Uiiilts, u> It htid been proposed by our honorable olty fathers, nnd Intends lo run it now through snld nut uletvruil from brush and other mUural obstruc- tions or Impedimenta? Ono would be Inclined tu mako tills conclusion if he hud left Iho pnsongo wide enough for a second claBa rond. this fact, however, we are jnstiticll In Etifipectlng something wrong, XB ofie ruciiitMT of the County CouuuUiionera' Cunrc innlnlnlns, and certainly that member Is not thu most unluiporlaiil. that the road along Mr, Auker- maifn's pasture Is by fur tho utut and thu nearest. However Inconceiv- able, Ilko the holy Irlnlly, this assertion is ns they will have lo run it back fur Boiue dialancu lo make it the cliv lino at Eonie remoter point, ii may be'clear nnd liitelllKlblu 'o lilgli people, but certainly not to peoiilo who only convurso with the plebnns. Why do our County Commissioners not use tlioir authority? Why do thny pormit Colonel llrnckeurldgo lo close n'p an linportiint legally established road before Us ter- minus? Is It because our City would perhaps not hnvu forced Col. H. to give tho right-of-way Instdo the City limits? This irj no excuse; they oulild have waited for that fact. Another rea- son for thu complalinnce of thu Coul- mlERinncra townrdB Col. U. though wun- tioned tho last.lt may not Uo moat 1m- prohnule, Is tho following: At or about whore theSegnlu road Interacctstheolty limits a hot light Is fought between tho Honorable County Commissioners' Court antl Mr. Jobn Jiuncs, of this oily. That gentleman did not reverently liike- ofl niB hat nnd how to the worst and most unjustified change of a road of all the bad onefi thnt have been made by this honorable body; hi had tho courage lo put his fence In Ihn middle ofthbroRd ao changed, and this fact may'.aucount forthe nbove mentioned complaisance of tlie County CotninlBsloncrs' Court, this body not wishing to light at two differ- ent points at the same time; (It will not w. U. SIMMS HopiNESs MATTAOKH ll-VKHk AMU8EMEKT DIHT.CIOB TIll'.O. LV.ADER Or OUCHESTKA CKOK1II, LEADER or BKASS BAUD ONLY VARIETY THEATRE IN THEGITY. PROSPERITY and GOOD LUCK! We ulvviiys have Luck iMMlirliyi vro continue to jrivo pood sbotvs fliU ori- tnUic none hut iliu vi-ry nrtlstR In America. Wo but luunly-flvc cunts wul for Ilial uLiicnint you run onjoy three hours of solid IrttiKlitor. -ENTIRE NEW BILL.- QE5 PROGRAMME TO-NIGHT. Monday, Tuesday anil f eflnesftay, Jaanary 4, 5 any, 1886. UVKI1TIIIIK.. ...........UUUUESTitA Sorio-Comic Gems.................... it roiiiinciici.- wltli ijin-y Dooloy'B net, ciilltleil THE COOPERS, Ijirry Niiki-r, Siimny, llurton and lloiTtirU. oucnESTHA .........Miss Susie Stokes The Universal FnvoriU', Eighth HARRY MACA.RTHY, The I'nilensnrtriu Present, leavlni; Ilia written nml coimwred .by Harry Mucuitliy. (.linnuMoi'-'nu'dmiily Actor. Mun tlial Spouts." Cbnrnctcr Mr.TlmO'Hryunmirllils lA'tlur. 1'rolly wrl" nryiitimirl his letter. 1'rolly l-uucc McKlli', u Scutch .lltcn and composed by Harry Btnr of Uloagarry." Great Success, of Miss LOTTIE BURTON, In her Banjo Solos. In Popular Songs OVKHTIIKK GILBERT SARONY, ClmniclciT, Soiiflp. "I'm a Fairy nnd they Lock inonn." I Miss CAD BLOSSOM IntL-rmltalon........................OltOIIBSTHA Tin- l.aimimblu act. onllllcil, TOO MANY TENANTS. llakfir. Sarotij-, Maciirlliy u In Motto   original as tho work of Mr. Taltnagf. Some romincnt church members told Mr. lyder that lie had better resign, ns his irther connection wiih the church ould decrease the congregation. Mr. nyder, it Is thought, will comply witli IB request as soon as n position can he utained. i Another Siren in tho Hocks. On Saturday morning a verdant Indi- idual, hearing the cognomen of John IcGee, made an allldavit- before Justice against one llattie Baxter, a ery, very spited damsel, with whom. It Loathsome Leprosy, R, la.. Janunry Mirror o-duy says: It is authoritatively statet hat there exists nenr the village prlng Drove, Houston county, Minn., a nrge number of cases of leprosy. Tli filleted persons are all Scandinavians rom the northern part of Norway. Tlie rst victim was fin old man, nnd Ihe (115 ase was at lirst thought to be measleg as red spots appeared all over his bo'dr he wns with excruclatlni sins in his limbs and his exireniltie hegnn to. wither. This continued hcfcpiderms began to sonle off, nnd here is so semblance of skin over Hi lesh. The body retains its flesh, Im the llmhs have withered and dried unt Ihe lingers nnd lues are like sticks, are ready to drop ofl'. The disease als exists in three or four other families, a related. Physicians from Decornh pro nounce it leprosy, nnd bay the discas was imported. Plan.of Dakota Democrats. WASHINGTON', January delega- tion of Dakota Democrats Is here for the purpose of securing the admission of the entire territory as a State, not to divide It. 'I'he delegation assure tba be denied that It would have taken somu trouble to Induce our Honorable City Fathers lo actually make a dash at the much feared Colonel.) They don't aloff either: "Mourlr pour In parlrle, o'est sort Le plus bean.9' etc. Another question arises: Is this un- instilled change of tho Segullt road worth llc'iling for? Was there any kind of right or justice in the nctlon, there being no canse for a change, und lo put the mad on another man's land without his permission, without paying him damages? And what kind of a roadl Good gracious! One breaks n wheel another one the nxlo, n third one throws his freight Into Mr. Ackcrman's fence, etc. Considering that to nil this comet the probability that the change is per- haps tho causi of tho surrender of the good important Hlnz-Engelrasnn road (the ehnngo of the latter may be consld cred ns equivalent lo a surrender or dls Verily I I an: entitled lo exolalm: Slop your blessed actions o we will perisu at the hands of yon blessed works. Those citizens thnt demolish Mr. J. James fence, indirectly! participate In Ihe bud notion of our honorable County Commissioners' Court. 1 maintain that road Is not worth to demolish a fence for It. they ought to petition for the old tieguin road where It justly and right- eously belongs. Our great and Illustri- ous German writer .Fr. Schiller, "U is the cnroe of tho bad deed that it is bound to continuously produce Our honorable County Commissioners' may study this and Improve by It. Very respectfitllj'. Jui.. I.IKCK. Installation of Officers. The oftloers for Hie ensuing year in Btar Counci1, No. 232, American Legion iiiiuiinsH'Swilby Mls  pounds Inclusive of oara and other paraphernalia necessary. These boats will carry three persons with ease, and form a splendid ndjunetto hunting parlies on small lakes nnd water coarses. Ed. Steves and P. Bnrr tried ono on the river this morning, and while they pulled the oars Ilko two old salu, the boat worked admirable. Tbe most popular cigarettes are the Opera ruffs at popular price. 4-7-ly Silks, Satins ana Velvets, Cloafe anil Wraps of all Ms. Jmeys for Ladies, Misses, CMta. Kid Han toMefs; Fans. 5OO Boys' Suits. Short Pants. 5OO Boys'.Suits, Long Pants. Overcoats, Etc., Etc. Corner Commerce and Alamo Sts. Barclen A FIRST-CLASS RESORT FOR FAMILIES.- HEATED BYsSTEAMlTHROUCHOUT. FREE CONCERTS Every Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, and a Special Concert Every Sunday, from 4 to 1 I p. m. Free First-Class Bar-Room, Restaurant and Billiard-Room -Attached, vuostrx AND ATTENTION GUARANTEED. Alamo Street, htonio, Texas.   

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