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   San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - January 6, 1886, San Antonio, Texas                             MMEY-- RED CROSS WHISKEY, RED CROSS TOBY. RED CROSS mmi HARRY BAUM CO. San Light CMS WHY CROSS mmi Volume 3 13. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1886. RED CROSS WHISKEY, HARRY BAUM CO. Only a 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 all our departments, and are offering Bargains to all those in need of any- thing in Dry Goods, Clothing, Slices, Hats, Etc. and be convinced that we me.m uvat we to sci: aclvt-rtise. JOSKE BROTHERS. OUR OITY DADS. Alderiiuu Maokay to the Fore Interesting Discussion. A Stack ol Business- Lockwooct Dealt a Loft Kandor to Negligent .Aldermon --French and tbo Now Members. Yesterday iilleriiounnn iidjourned svs- elon of llio City Council was livid. At the following Altlermen had put In an appearance in addition lo His Honor the Mayor: Messrs. llallaghpr, French, McAllister, Maekny.; Luckwiiotl and IJpgener. City Clerk Ciandon was ordered to Mayor Marshal Brewin SAN ANTONIO, .TEXAS. TO One Car iMiliolstorcil (ioods, now styles, vpr.v line. Ono unr Oliiinibcr Suits tuitl Jfovclties from Clrauil ItiijiiilB, utiiquo nnil clPgiutl iu iloiiis" null linisli. One Fine, Ohcap Kurnitttrc, from bfist innUcrs. Erastus Reed. P. SIMMASO. .HAMPKL Oysters, Fish, Game, Cafe Restaurants gcholz's Hall, Corner of Commerce and Losoya Streets. cull the roil, and reported lo Hi that there VKK not Alderunn Uallagher moved linn a re- cess of 10 minutes be Iskcii. French. I move Unit tin- City Mara'ial be inalrniiled to mini-lion tins iibaent Al- ilcruieu. ia inbi: fent Hi" llnrshnl? ia Ibe duly of Ihe to be here. is no second to your motion. McAllister-I seconded it. Mayor there is nc quorum. At ibis juncture Aldermen tiniye. and Connor, in addition lo tile City Miirshal. made their appearance, unll soon aflor Alderman lielkmip. A full board was then precenl with Ibe exception of Aldermen llamblelon and Sohreiner. Tho Mayor unnoumieil that it was an adjourned session r the purpuBe of introducing nmv biuiness. Alderman Muckuy Ibcu roie and mill- millPll a resolution Unit the Cliy hn- eineer be directed lo turvi-y Ihi-luuila comprising those ol O. W. nml others at tbc heuU of Ilie river with a view ofsteingif the said proiiurlj rnna to and Includes Um river in accordance with the opinion rendered lo the coun- cil bv Ihc City Allomey; that n survey wasreeiuirtrl for him to deleriiilne more definitely the ol properly. Tbe Mavor called attention of Al- derman Muukay thai tbe Ciiv Unginecr said Ibal tbe map of ISM was Blipnrenl- lv run to include Ihe river under wlucli t'lie property was The map made in Ihe liiits ol whk-li do not inn m Ihe river, docs not lake precedence "I 'ilaokav said be was assured by a per- son who uari-ieu Hie chain fur .McDonald when llio survey wns made, that there were 10 varna Those, mounds nnd rocks were already there, anil bedldnol nee any barm in Investigating H so us In settle it, and if Iliosc mounds are there, ind he uiuler.stoud limy were, he eonlu not see how I hey were going u get around it. The Mayor-If It applies lo Ibu bead of tbe river it applies lo Ihe rest of Ihe Mnokay II apply where it will, If the oity has any properly Ihero, we Is hardly expected tho oity is going to claim any properly on Ibe river. If we have nny rights lit Ibey arc move rlghtsof exit or passage on iho banks of the river. Certainly no Mile can be had to the river now; Ihe city tins ended at n pulnt with- out reaching the river, they cimnot pel -iilaokay liien asked ilml Urn opinion of the Citv Attorney on Hie question of tho riparian rights of llio oiiv, which was published In these columns recently, bo again rend, which was done. am satisfied thai some of the deeds Mr. Rraokenrlilge has, in- oludestue banks of the river, but the iinestion IB whether nil his property   sum he appropriated for tint pur- pose. Adopted under suspension of the rules. Degener alono voting nay. liv rttuly. Thai the Bum of S35 heap, prnprlated for the purpose of culling out brush and leveling the ground oil Dakota, Cherry and Nevada atrcels. Adopted under Buspennion of the rules. Hy I.ockwooil: That liereiifrer any Alderman of Ihls cily who shall full lo allend nit-.elings of tho eoinnilltet'S, Rhrdl be Iliii-d 60, unleas prevonlcd hyslck- nefs or absence from ihc mly, anil thai Ibe Biimu line should be levied on all lie- fuuliing members of bpeolal committees, and Unit It sliou'd be. the duly of the tiliainnxn of any committee to report suuh absent member to Ihe City Cleik, and Him Ihc; line should only be rouill- led bv Hie Mayor. Lock wood said lie oflen-il the resolu- tion lor which lie thought were guild. Time after time lie bud come Ibereund fun nil no onu lo meet him. Hi-pnns   made. I understand on the- author- ity of party who carried the chain for McDonald, that when he carried thai chain there were two tun varas less and the mounds were established at thai time; these are the mounds which Sir. Oiranil calls for. The would slate that what- ever property belongs to Ihe city on either side of the river should certain y be appropriated by ihc oily, but the question is, have we got the property French' What would bo the result of the latent survey. I believr. tbe property waa sold under the survey of 1332. Tbo Mayor: Those who have Iberlghl of-wtiy under the statute of limitations would own tho French: i know from the inspection of the records, ihere. was no reservation upon tne river banks at all at tbc lime of the sale, tin, reservations staled specially were the hard rook qunrrlea of fill acres 100 acres of soft rock tbo city cemetery iiml Nogahtos 1 take it if this reservation waa le.fl on the bank of the river, the oneaiion ariaes utility it would be IT we found it there, would it annul the right to pass along tbe banK of Ibe river or would it givo us renarlan rights. Mayor: II jwoulil give na no riparian rigbls ag far as 1 could gather. French: What good will result if we found out that these monuments were not set on ibu bank of the river. Mickey: We know It there are 10 varan between these, we know it. Smye: The report simply statea that one survev went to the river, but the latter survey does not go to the river; there ia no decided opinion on it. Hmye will bear In mind'there are 27 years' difference the surveys. want to knonr ctthersurTey is right..I believe II would be well to determine Ihe aftair by an offlcltl survey. I would like to make an amendment 10 the reaolmion, that an oflicisl survey should he made and a board of survey be, appointed for tno purpose ef determining the whole cMiestion, and let Ihe tiling he finally The reference lo the old map, whether that map was right or wrong! If (lie oily sold under that map. It binds the city, nnd docs awny with the of 1870; the whole thing must then be taken on the Itei map. According to the old survey tcere old citizens here who claim that the survey did not reach lo Ihe The Mayor: Tbe only proof of that Is the the old map must govern on thst question. Smyf: Will not the monuments on the ground or survey snlllue. Mayor: YOII will have to prove thu ihc Idcn of the Cltv At- _, i tornoy thai an olllolnl survey should bo Main Plaza and Acequia Street'maa.u a Major: Why; it is now without i> iienaltv, and no power to enforce H, I think It is wasting precious time. Lookwood than withdraw his resolu- tion. Uy McAllister: That property own- ers on Garden anil Ivlng William streets be ordered to put down Class A side- walks, the walk to bo liva feet wide, with a grass walk one nnd one-half feel wide on each side, After some discussion, tbc resolution was amended to require the properly holders to put down Clasa A sidewalks in accordance wilh the ordinances, but allow them to make them as above de- scribed if thev so desire. Uy Bolknap: That the Street Com- missioner renair loose planks in the Fourih street, bridge. Adopted. J5y Gallagher: That the street Com- nihsloner build a box drain on hsst slrect. Referred to the Cily Engineer for estimate of cost. fly French: That Chapter 10 be amend ed so as 10 require a license of 25 ccnls Irom boot blacks, lieferred to Commit tee on Volitions nnil Ordinances. By Belknap: I'hnt the Streel Com miasioner cut brush from Cypress alreet Adopted. By Maokey That tbeConncIUiitlior ize the purchase of a rock crusher to b used in connection with the stean Belknap asked that tbe resolution g to tbe Engineer for an opinion as t whether our rock can bn crushed or no' The matter wns so referred. By Smye: That the Htreet Cominis sioner grade and pave a glitter on Hous- ton street in front of the Maverick llolel. Adopted. By Loekwood: That thereof ofenijme houae No, 2 to repaired as soon as possi- ble. Adopted. By French That the City Lnginear eiamino the obftructions on Hidalgo street, and make ft plat of the same. Adopted Hy Maekey: That the sheep nnd goat ordinance be amended so as to provide a pound fee of BC cents for sheep and goals, Sfl cents for calves, for year- erally Imvo dunces at private houses til closo interval bnl on and aficr Kings' Day fur a forlnlght, these dances are of nlg'hily occurrence. Fence Cutting. Two farmers named Admn Klslier anil Jucou Falgle were proceeding by llio rond with loads of hay to tliu cily, found their passage Impi'ded by Ibu fences around John James' tissiure, snil more ado. out llio fence. Kste- van Saniloval, a Deputy Sheriff, who was out in tho vlrlnlty, saw Ilicni com- mit tho deed nnd arrcalcd them, anil brought them lo town. Thin morning they were liuund over InSMWaml Sauu bunds respectively toappear bofore Jus- tice Craw ford next Saturday. Tho Christmas Ftowor. Mrs. Hcglna Bcckmann 1ms at her re'- Idence on Casino street, a very rare am hi-allllfill southern plant or flower callui Ihe llnciia." by the Mexicans or Ilia Christmas Rower. It Is a plan with u long sterile Btem, on till- ijulnt ofwiilch bli.onu only during Hi inonlli uf December or Ibe lirsl nnil n u blood red llower uf liavtnir" petals to Ibe number of clx u seven. ___ ___ Eastern Floods. I'liTdiiuiui, January llradford special says: Heavy rains of tbe past two days and largo quantities ol snow- in the timbered hills have conspired to produce the moat violent Hood known In many yearn along Driftwood and Sin- nainahonlut! creeks. Thousands of logs from the mills have broken from their fastenings and are going down the swol- len streams at n, terrific speed. It is said tbat the loss to inuibermcn will approach At this place there is a rise of iwo feut of waier In many streets. All lelegrnph cnmmunlcallon lo tho east Is lost and trains arc obliged to Hag their way cast, lleports from Cameron stnlo Iliat thr- grenler part of that place Is under water, anU residents are in Kreil fear lest Ihetr homes will beswcpt away. Many residences have been vacnied. One mlllioiffeet ofloga were torn loose snil swept down Hunt's Hun. Tne saw- mill dams nt various places along Ibc creeks arc much exposed and in iniinl- ncnt danger of being or.rrlcd away. Hoturns Thanks. HKRI.IN, January William as Issued a rescript respecting llio 2.1111 miversaryofhls accession to the 1'riis-- an throne. In 11 lie says: "What ouches me moat la the unbroken conil- cnce of my people in mo and their allhfnl and unalterable affection." laicaty returns thanks for very numer- ui expressions of attachment nnd vcn- ralion for bim, not only from nil pans of Gurmnny. bill from places far boyond he German frontier wherever tbo Ger- act.eiilllleil uml Miss Uowuul. _ "DuclifciiTUA S a m ...Miss Susie Stokes l' Wtl'S >JI Mr. uvunui' tl' >J HARRY MACARTHY, M r. i' Mil Groat Success, of Miss LOTTIE BURTON, in her Banjo Solos. GILBERT SARONY, ic. Cliiiracliirs, Sunns, "I'm a fnlrymul Ilioy lack i In Popular Songs Miss CAD BLOSSOM- ..l-'lvf Miniilea LiilermlMlim. ...........OUCIIKSTliA "TOO1' MA N Y TE N AN TS. o vi! i cr u 111: In Motto Songs llake'i1 llotilpy, Httrony, MacnrlUy anil Company. OUCI'BSTIIA MISS SUSIE STOKES U) lor IIITL- Is llio and Lottie. l-liiiitiilluii Skclcb Arlhn, i lliflr orl luty tit llm Plantation "LBT ME Iin." rcnl llnil itiu luililiiK. lint l of nms p.n.sewJ hy Ml" Silo Is i liiL-llnwl 1" liullevo Unit sliu nun up In Human piilmns Unit such Is nnt Ibt1 _ ___ Tlie liver __ ......ENGAGEMENT EXTUAORDtN ARY 1 And first apponr.inco In Amorlca of trio Groat JAPANESE JUGGLER, Tlio wonder of tho 19th Century, Produclnc moro Original and Diffi- cult Tricks thai, any other Artist In his line. DoiVl fall to see him.______ will coiielnilu wllli HIL' coiai-.ly. I'lilltleil, SCENES IN A .................T-arry'. Doolry Harony Harry Mm-nrlby DON'T GO -TO------- Wolf Marx VOU WAST- We are Not Selling Old and Shelf-Worn, OuUof- Style Goods, but New and Desirable Articles in Plenty. Is tho largest over DrouKtil to Texas, aail cm- Albert. Cutawns'. Kick ami Sack Snlts. matter bo re- ferred lothe City Attorney. Smjft ilieiight it would be n good idea to exscrminate goats altogether. Belknap thought something should lie Also a full stock of Ucnllomcn's Fu so a FURNITURE AND CARPETS L dene so as to Include dogs In the oruin- Lockwood suggested pigeons also. The Matter was ultimately referred to the City Attorney to draft an ordinance In accordance with the resolution. By Pauly: That the City Altornfy draft aa ordinance to prohibit persons from driving Into funeral procesiltina while paislng along Ihe streels. ihc I rtsolution adopted. j Uy Mackay: That Ttollln Coffee he i placed on the eharllv roll, lleferred to man language is spoken. Crown 1'rmce Frederick held a reception yesterday in honor of ihc imperor and Empress, nnil afterwards entertained at dinner General Viscount Wolseley. A dinner in honor of is- count, Wolsely will be given to-morrow ji- Sir Edward Mnlet, Hritlsh AmbRssa- dbr. All the generals of the German army have been Invited. Canadian Smugglers. NKW YORK, January Montreal special to the I'ost says: That as a re- sult of Ibe investigations by the Untied States ollicera, warrants have been issued for Ibe arrest, whenever they appear on the American side, of about a dozen of the most fashionable furriers, tailors, jewelers, etc., of Mon- treal, on charges of smuggling, the officers claim that there being no duty into Canada, for years they have been carrying on ft thriving trade by snuig- ijlinK clotbea, furs, diamonds, elc., into this country in trnnka which have passed as baegsee. Diamond smuggling from Europe by this route is said to be exten- sive. .____.___. A Loyalist Organ. DUBLIN, January Daily Kx- prees. tbe organ the loyalists in Ire- land, says British rule has virtually ccaaed to e.iiat in the southwestern dis- trict of Ireland, from West Cork, itirongh Ihe counties of Kerry and Claire, the national league is Ihe only govern- ment recognized hy tbe people, snil it is ruling them with a rod of Iron find increditablo tyranny. A disclousure of the victims' names would jeopardize their lives. ____M_____ WhatCarlitltSays. WASHIXUTOX. January fi. Speaker Carlisle salil Ibis afternoon that no com- mittees would announced to-day. It Is -understood that the list Is not fully made up, nml that II may he subject to change until Ibe last moment. I here seems to be no doubt that tho list will be ready for aniinnncemcnt to-morrow. SPECIAL IMPORTATIONS -FOU TIIK- ?iB6 Dress Goofls, Silks, Satins CMs anil f KIDS of all Ms. Jumjs ftp Ladies, Kid 'Gloves, lantoMefs, Ms. 5OO Boys' Suits. Short Pants. 5OO Boys' Suits, Long Pants. Overcoats, Etc., Etc. Corner Commerce and Alamo Sts. Garden A FIRST-CLASS RESORT FOR FAMILIES. HEATED BYoSTEAMETHROUCHOUT. FREE CONCERTS Every Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, and a Special Free Concert Every Sunday, from 4 to I 1 p. irt. _A lino no'rae belonging to the died tlrm of llergstrom it Gray, morning. ed this bridge over Ihe San Kvcr.' tlrst-o Puds Unions. ass dcnlcrsolls Opera Avoid Ininrlmis Iml- Ear-Ilooin, Restaurant and Billiard-Room 'Attach, I'UOMPT ANO POLITE Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas.   

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