San Antonio Daily Light, January 12, 1886

San Antonio Daily Light

January 12, 1886

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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - January 12, 1886, San Antonio, Texas Jobbers In Oigarc and Tobacco AM) STATE A- KXTi OF TIIK A. DELPIT Factory, New Orlta'S. Will Rt oelve in a few days A FOIL LINE OF. GOODS, aid INVITE INSPECTION. San Antonio Daily Light L, M. dQ QUBSNAY, JR. ft CO., Ai Facfurj Prices, 3 West Commerce. Volume 3 I 8. SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1886. Only a Year. SALE1 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 ali those in need of any- thing in Dry Goods, Clot-Mug, Shoes, Hats, Etc. ome to see and be convinced thaf we mem what we JOSKE BROTHERS. advei tisr. THE ARMY. Senator Mindorson, of Nebraska, dristet the Ceo. H, Kaitoyor, President Otto Koeliler, Sec. and Manager. SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS R. BUIMANd. A. HAMPKI. Oysters, Fisb and Game. Cafe Restaurants Bcholz's Hall, Corner of Commerce and Losoya Streets. t. Kverytlilng nerved In Kirnt-ChV9 Style. Meals at nil waiters In ntfenrlftiipn. WOLFSON, ThlB Katahlishmenl is now Bnplete wlLh All tne Novelties for the I'all anfl Wlritor Season, Fall and Winter Silks and Satins be seen In Itlunk ntul ColorciU PLHln nml IJrnoadPil. (blnuk Trluots, Dlngonnln, tierena, oto. Ciuuel Hair and Wool Sat- cena. Velvela and VclvntceiiB In all colors, plain and brocaded. Silk Pongees, Dress i'lalda In stnjjlo und double wldibo, anil to suit nil Dress Gooris.-tdn Gloves, Laces, and Fancy Goods. tie Is HOW allowing thu Inrgeat dtock of ICIil M'tts, nnd FAnoy'Goods for Oblldren over bmilgln to our lilty. In bilk Hosiery he hat nn endlcis variety ami cannot be undersold. Fall and Winter Millinery All the latest Full und Winter styles and makes of Bonnets atiu) Huts, Oitrlch Plumes, 'I'ipa, Ribbons Trlmaiinga will bii found there. '1'fils depart mem Is under llrrU-olnbB artistes, who will plpnpp the fasten of all. Flannels, Blankets, Linens, Cotton Goods, To we lings, Domestic I'rlnta, GlngbmnB, Alpncag, Com Tort urn. Canton Flnn- nftla aid IIoBiery. Among lue other ihlnga wtifuh wore very extensively purohaeed by big KguntB wna tlio mnnr mngmiicetit slock of Drees Goods of all kinds ever seen in nny dry gcotU honao in Texns. fispeoiftl attention was given to piircliHBing Kali and Winter nnd can he also give the greatest bargains in Boots Shoes and Hats stook of Fall iimlAvitilor..Ctotliinpf IB tho Iftrtjtst over brought to Texas, and 0111- lirAccB, [n Xtio lateat- pntlertie, i'mice Aldurt, Cutaway. Frock auri Sack Suits. A vorj- larffii ana comptotc stock or Ladioa'. Missf-s', and Shoos and A full lino of Stetson Sott and Stiff Hats. Al 10 full atrvolc of Gentlemen's FurntahitiK Goods. FURNITURE AND CARPETS His Kiimlturo Uepsrtwont J3 completo with ICoiHoboM (jmids, ttml be will suit in thfi line. H ilnl Tliish Suitd, .Mohnir PdrLnr 9uJta, Wnlnttt auJ Ail) Bodrooib Suitd, i-J rouej, Ch lira, Uodv Druascls ami InnrAin Kngs, Matting, Cfurlalns, Window Ktc. Country ordora flltud promptly nnd satisfaction griiarnntecQ. Eend rorBHioples, L. WOLFSON, Main Plaza and Acequia Street OrnarritnUd Hie Parlor With a Coffin. The Tillage of CuvenriUli, Vt., lias loit Itsoddcatobaracterin the death ef Dare Ordway, old miller, whose were not altogether cheer- ful, Venn ago ha had a costly colltn made for himself- Whin U hn piid clergy man to preucb n ftikerjil nnd, laid out io this wax borne amid doleful i the alile of the church to the foot. >VASMINOTOX, Jamiury theSen- ate Mandcrton called up the bill lo Iti- crenBB the efllcltnoy of tUo Infantry brnneh of ibc army. The bill provides thnt euuh Infantry regiment shall con- sist vf companies, owe Colonel, one Lieu ten ttnt-Colonel, thresj Mnjurs, one AUJLiiutit, or Quarlennxaier-SerKeiiiit, and ono chief of musicians. All poin'menta to original vacancies tho grade of Second Lieutenant crcaicii by the act bo filled liy senorlty In the iiifniury branch ol service. lie nd- dreeBCil the Senate on the bill 11 "Our uvu.y hns never brought tho blush of sfaauie to the of the Amerlunn people To the disgrace of however, uo warlike emergenoy that has ever arisen has found us prepnrtd. An Illustration of th'S wna found in tUu Cap lol, wliluh bad been captured by u Drllitli force no greater thun men. I-'if een thousand more Union men on the tie Id of the first Manapeas would IIAVU closed the civil war, and the mainle- nance of thxt number of men from tlie time of ltie Mexican war to that of tbe rebellion would not huve equalled ont- Elfib pnrt of the money of the civil war, to fifty nelhlug of the fearful loss of I m in in lives. The liMbtrgy of Cungreis In tho matter of placing" our aruij, ntivy nnd roust tn a propvr ounilitloo of t-Ilioieney was inexplicable. In. flew of the notorious fucra DA to tbeir oletioy for enierganoiee nnd of the re- peated recommendation of PreFidenU ti.ul other executive otttcera. He did not bellew with that war WHS ibo nnuinil i-'iiulIihiM cjT mankind, nor with iJjni wtir wag soon to appear. However uiuoli we might de- Hire pt-nce, we abould not forget thnt Mm inoal certain mutliud of neuuring peace wns to be prepared for war. Not only were we liable to the happen- ing of foreign war, but we wnro con- titvnily menaced with Indian outbreaks, nnd even for tbe latter we were unpre- pared. Manderaon spoke warnly of the iinenfllnefli prevailing In, the writ, and constant fears by Ihousan s of settlers Unit tbe "'Incarnate dovllV would commit Barage atrocities upon tbeui nnd their households. Kverjr brnnok of our aruir, he snid, made niorv prngrrpB In military organisation and infltboda tbun Mm infantry. Not a European power retained the single batallion ajitem for Infantry regiments, aU having abandoned It years ago as uot adapted tn a state of "war, and therefore not fit to be main- tained in peace. Every civilized army had advanced beyond us, ami wng ready meet improved arms wilb Improved Our present plan bad no rxp.inHive power, tind had to be reorganized In time of war, thus vlo- Itiling an Important maxim of science that Ihe pence organization should be at to admit of proper expansion In time of war. Mundertion read extensively from military authori- ties, Kuroperui nnd American, to aiiKtulii hli views. One of the merlu of bU bill, lie thought, was thnt it would in- volve a number uf promo- tions, provided Congress should decide to fully ofliuer the recnnatriicted organ- ization. He maintained that promotinm was necessary to tstabllBh ana maintain a proper esprit du corps, and In pis toil that no successful business man would think of keeping an employee in the same grade or position for a quarter of a oep'tury. Terrible Loss of Cattle Kansas. DODGK CITY, January heavy SDOir and the bitter north wind of tlie past 10 days hare cAiued molt serious apprehensions among cattlemen as to their probable loeses.' Up to this time but few bave coirie in from the range country, but within n few mllns from bere no less tbun BOO head have drifted to tbe river, where they perished in at- tempting drifted up to fences, where they remained and froze to death. A party In from a ranch to the south re- ports gfplng cattle on bin way up frozen that were standing on their feet. The water holes are over, grass is snowed under and the weatberls cold, with ever? prospect for more snow. The losa of live stock will be very heavy on Arkanius river Jordan's Nomination. January nomi- nation of Mr. Jordan as Treasurer of the United States, lias been reported favora- bly by tbe Committee on Finance. An effort Is being to expedite notion OD the part of the Senate ao to avoid any possible complication wbioh might arise from tbe present situation in the sub-Trensury at .New Vork. It is expected that Mr. Jordan will be con- tinued to-morrow, and tbat tbe nomina- tion aft Assistant Treasurer at New York will be made this week. f I The Coldeit Known. I Momi.K, January cold- Ad' weather erer known in tbe South bns prevailed since lust Kriilny night. Thin morning the mercury registered 12 degrees THE HORSE TRADE. San Antonio One of the Largest Markets in the CounVy. Pew persons outside of lliu liorse j trade bare any Idea of tUe I nfsmneil by that branch of Inilnstry. TLe trxde liaa been coiiBlnntlj on the incrcnee, iinlil now It Is H very Import- Sicret Proceedings. ST. I.OUIB, Janunry District Assembly of the of unil Convention of Inlernallonal nnl factor In the commerce of this oily. Tbu slook U usually wlml are known as range hordes, which are allowed to run wild on the range until from 3 to 0 of ace, when they ure gathered up and drltcn to this market. The liorae coun- ry trlbutitry totbla market is the south- Stock Suffering. Tenh., January The minimum temperature Mu> ofllco this morning was 7 below 1 1. Not an Idle ern portion of tlio Slnto utid neighbor- zero. Dispatches from towns thrmig' j ing Slates In Mexico. They aro driven out East Nortb Oeorifla and j to paslures near the city and stock- s'ot-v (llul lhwrfl heltl for ing greatly. er" bwyora. Tlio market for tlio major part Is In Ibe northwestern stntei, whore farmers like the inn for breeding purpose f- on account of their hrirdiiu'ts, a cross between I hem and tliu-r breeds, proilurlng H lungb ncid hardy work nnd carriage borsu. Tho geldings ure moro In demand In the cat- tle rntigi1 country of Nusv Mexico, C'nlo- riuJo, Muntana and Also quite n market la being established for TCXHS horfcB in the Southern .Stated. alnng thu Gnlfvasi of here, and several parties are engaged In shipping to Flor- ida. Georgia, Alabama and I'lLTgncKG, Ha., January 11. There IB not in Idle miner on the Mononguhcln river, but none of mines are rum full. All along thti river, from the lirsi to fourth punlB. with only one or two opera IIAVC not been to get out the amount ot coal they deitlre on account of scarcity of miners. Wru-11 the strike was Imtngitrnh-d. fully 4000 left the rlvrr, going Kentucky, Indtana, lurra nnd other conl liflds. None of them returned, font all ure ex- pected bt-fore the opening of the spring run. Water in the Streets, N'xw YOHK. .InitUMry .Montreal ipcclal BJITE: Tlie river hue rleun two fret lince midnight, ilooding all ihu cel- lars ou St. strcel, and causing grent damage. The water IB now Inundating Uonaveuturn Tbe thermometer reglatrra 10 ilegret-t below and water freext-p as it floods the Atret-r. In Griffin town, thu poorest qimrhir of thp city, %rvul misery exlstc. w liter rose rapidly In Ihe crllarB, In many cnat'S hnrylng Rupplies, both fuel unu provfstoBi Hones nndcKttle will he turned Into the alret-tj to save them. The are very considerable and are causing great misery owing to tbe Intensely cold weather. The Dakota Bill. WASHINGTON, U. 1'lic ri'imrl ofthe Senate Committee on Territories, to accompany the bill for the admission ofthe S'ate of Onkoin Into Ihe Union organ ion uf the Terrltnry of Lincoln, reported to'day, more tbaft 100 pugra of nianuaorlpL In ndcll- tlcn lo Its voluminous prlnh-il nnpen- dlces, the uiuin proposition of the bill la that all of the proceedings taken people uf I lint parl of the present Terri- tory of Dakota lying south ofthe 4Qlh nurallfll of norih iatitude. which reaulicil In the adoption of a aonetltutl'in by popular vote on tbflid dtvj November, 1SS5, ibnll be accepted and ratKlcd by Congreaa, and iht; State of U.ikntn bo admitted to tbtt Union on nn equal fool- ing with other Slates. Cold Wave. FASHION --THEATRE- SIMMS SAMUELS, -.PROPRIETORS w. j LK'V THKO. HAND .AXU8EMKST DlBKCTOV .LGADKR or OHCHKHTAA EADBII or BRASS BAKU ONLY VARIETY THEATRE IN THE CITY. THE PEGPLE'S FAVORITE RESORT. WHV WH AKB SITCCKSBFCTL: Tlu- ooinlin-tnljtr tlicalix-. The Tlio The best umn- Thnumst n.'sort In tlie Southwest, Tlio t.tlk ot ___________________________Ilit-jyiyij miil envy of Ors- ,_ NEW FACES TO-NICHT MR, JAMBS SEARY.IH1SS LIZZIE SHELTOKJUISSADASTAKWOOD, Jrlali UiHiHtUiiii, Sotiliifllu ami ViiviUiht. I crlo CSoiulo PROGRAMME 11, 12 and 13. [K'r forum 11 co will t'oiniiiL'iico with our JIoiiFtur KiiecEwtty Toiirniiincnl, headed by the and Lottie. rhiiLinlitm Skeluh lu lln-lr iirigtnrtl I'tnnlHtlon ShuLcti.c-nlitlcd, "Oun 8USXV 5. of NCBTO hlCnuH uy Miss LoTHc mtrton. She ta so ULO nmllcnce ttrc (ifCM) incHmst to bt-llovt- lliul ahc IBH man Chawed tip hli new and cap Of fur Into u shapeluu [Ling, Bills by Weaver, WASHINGTON, January A bill In- troducei! by Weaver (llreots the Secre- tary of the Treasury to prepare and issue fractional paper currency to tbe amount of In denominations of 10, 2.i and 50 centi. Weaver's bill to restore soldltri and sallora of the Late war to their equal rights with tbe holders of government bonds, appropriates to pay them the uilt'ejence between tbe value of tiie currency they received and the standard gold coin ofthe United States. Depreciation of Silver. Cinr OF MEXICO, January 11. -Mer- chants are advancing prlces'on imported goods on account of continued deprecia- tion in .the value of silver. American and Englieh cotton goods have consid- erably advanced, and refined petroleum from the United Stntea (in universal use for illumination) baa advanced nearly 14 percent. Tbe silver mining interest is likely to he afiecled In sections where the c.ost of working the mines it narrow margin for profit. Texas Patents, The following patents were granted to citizens of Texas, bearing date Jan- nary D, 1SS5. Reported expressly for this paper, Louis Bagger Flrai Wnlor. Slodlor "Ilftnd- ftoiin- xriitt'ii ami urraitKcil by Ilurn Mucnrlliy I'lmractcr Mftry a p Scotch luaslv inscurcli of lover Ua'-liLnp Fsvr-H of l by Ilur Itnierul Dcrliltlns. n Yorkshire hid, Ki-ecn us tt gourd anil r Viii-k.-lihc Song- Wdun iy Harry Mticartliy. Uliiu-ni'lcr n [i Kt his oycR In hivL1. A Eli frita _ _ _ _ AND IIIl_ vc linvc the llpwltuhlmf Vncnllst, ADA STANWOODI lit- Wmnnn'a ltuhlmf Vn MISS The Popular, -__- MISS LIZZSE SHELTON KiigftKuincul (J rent YASSO The wonder of tho I 9lh Century, Producing Orlglnnl and Dlff I- Lilt Tricks than any other Artist In his linn. Don't faII to see him. UVESKTEJKK...................Kivo Minnies Inlormlfision...... OltCHKSTHA Mil. SWAN....... SUIlpry... Otto GrnuH'inlri; wlH caiichuh! with John llnrton's [jmxhali CONFUSIONS! lo Aftcrpk'cc, entitled .........JOHN HUUTON .........J HI 11 us I >irn. Swnu......................Annlo TToward linker f Mrs. Hurlon EVERY WEEK. DON'T f GO -TO- Wolf Marx" -IF YOU WANT- TO BUY IITIPITIES. Vr We are Not Selling Old and Shelf-Worn, Out-of- Style Goods, but New and Desirable Articles in Plenty. equal to about one-fo CliarteB subjects. The ol lists states the nmnt! of eauli sniutde. togrther will) In Dusts thulr leltxrs of larcwtll. The oiujor part ofihe vlotlots wpre ItHl- Un. French anil Itiusians. One-tenth were Utrninu. "The English and Amer- ican namrsarr happily not vary many. These poor creatures, li Is assorted, were uuceremonlously buried In pnu- pcrgrnrts.___________ Froe Zone Frauds. Ki, January elTpcts of the Tree tone on ihi Mexican side of the Rio Grnude is shown by theincresse in His quantity of foreign goods passing through United mates In bond. American Contul Blnghain, at I'nio del Norm, states tual soniftltilnf over tbret limes quautlly of European good per month Is now paislng Into Mexico than formerly. Tbe sale of a variety of American commodities is prevented and the Texts border cities are being badly injured. Dozens of wtgon loads of merchandise art- smuggled into the in- luriur of Mexico and Into the United Sluti'S. 'J'he towns along the Texas border w III. it is thonght, all join in tba effort to have tlie free 7one auollshecl. They will fee assisted by the cities In Ihe interior of Mexico, whloh, like thoie in the United Stales, are compelled to pay heavy iluties OEI imported and which being injured bn ly hy the smuggling being carried on from ilo Grande SPECIAL IMPORTATIONS Fine Dress Ms, Sills, Satins anfl Velvets, Cloatoani Wrans of all toys for Ladies, Misses, Chita. Kid Gloves, Haitaliiefs, Pans. 5OO Boys' Suits. Short Pants. 5OO Boys' Suits, Long Pants. Overcoats, Etc., Etc. Corner Commerce and Alamo Sts. tbe iilo g vigorous measures adopted by. the State ftinhorltlei for their suppreMlon. ue txilnts. Married Men as Duelists. (lore is a good story apropos of duel- ing. Rather less than three years ago two frequenters of tbe principal cafe at Aries quarreled, the result that two friends of the one vrho considered lilniEelf the affronted parly waited oir the other, K corn merchant lu the town. The latter received them courteously, but, after hearing their message, sent them bauk to his antagonist with this reply: "Tell U. Carjuza that It would give tne great pleasure ta fight bin were we on an equality as adversaries. Bnt M, Cnrjuza is abarhelorand 1 am a married man and the father or three ehildrea. Tell kin) that when he, too, Is a married man ami the father of three ohlUlren 1 will consider his London Figaro. .A.. ilLfiniep Gardenf A FIRST-CLASS RESORT FOR FAMILIES. HEATED BYoSTEAM THROUGHOUT. FREE CONCE-RTS Every Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, and a Special Free Concert Every Sunday, from 4 toj 1 p. m. First-Class Bar-Room, Restaurant and Billiard-Room PROMPT AND VOL1TE ATTKNTION 'OUAaUKT-l Alamo Street, San fek ;