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   San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - January 13, 1886, San Antonio, Texas                             Cigarc and Tobacco Aixl Blnto ut I ho A. DELPIT Orleans. Will Receive In a few days A FULL-LINE OF GOODS, and INVITE INSPECTION. Volume 319. San Antonio Daily Light L Clears aid Tottco SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1886. 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, Shoes, Hats, Etc. to see and be convinced that we mean wbat we JOSKE BROTHERS. FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND. A Fire List Night Destroys this Amount of Property. RECORDER'S COURT. SCHOOL BOARD. Ten Cases Massed Upon Fight-Notes. Snow Ball A mar walking across Mllltiry Plaza j The matinee nt the clly utiBtilo was last evening ahcml suddenly not of long dnratlor. this morning, sboilled out "llrel" and in a Tew minutes i though 10 cases wera disposed of. One was crowded with people who onae, a light, growin? out of tbo TO ARRIVE I! One Ciu- Upliolstored Gooils, very lino- now One IM NovolticB Cliiunbor from Crraml nniqiic nixl finiBh. nnd clcgiint Suits HapUls, iloaign .One Fine, ('heap Furniture, from host milkers. Erastus Reed. Geo H Kalteyor, President Otto Koehler. Sec. and Manager. Brewin SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. K. SIM JIANG. A. HAMl'BI. Oyatesa, Fisli aad Cafe Restaurants A nil-At............ Scholz's Hall, Corner of Commerce and Losoya Streets tyfiunoh and Uenls at all hours. Polite In attendance. the plaza aw unrucs bursting out from the doors of Mems. Pill A Mcek'a grocery store, at the corner of Trcrlno street nnd Military 1'laza. The tiro spread with amazing rapidity to L. Klsner's olothlng store, which was adjoining. Messrs. Joe Meny and Isidore Xork, of tho Turner Hose Company, assisted by Charles Og- dennnd H. Dignowily, prumplly run to the market house and brought tho IIOBO curt anil commenced playing on the flru, by the time the alsrm WHS simn- dicl, nnd did good work. When an opening in Eisner's store was made various portions of tlie stock wns taken out and placed on the sidewalk, but the smoke and Humo rendered it im- possible to rt-suue much. The whole of the buildings were soon one mass of name, and although a large quantity ol water wns being poured on them, it did not seem to have much efleot-, llnnlly however, the lire (lend WHS subjected, not, however, before both IIOURHS and their contents were totally destroyed. 1'ill Mrek's loss is estimated at 000, of which is secured by Insur- ance. Eisner's loss ia nbout nnd has secured in companies represented by Vf. A. HunyiiRe. The buildings urc the properly of Mr. Hurley, of New York, und h s hita amounts, lo It is noi known whether he WIIB fully insured or not. As to the origin of the lire which destroyed worth of prop- erty, It ia not known. Some of tliu neighbors stale that it broke out at Klu- ner's More Hint, bin nothing uan be as- certained. Friink Sturr's rcBtmintnt ad- joining became unpleasantly war u, and seme of his property wns damaged by water. A poor llullun who keeps a fruit stand nt tho corner of Klsner's store, lost all his stocK, and as he suf- ferred the smile loss in a similar manner some time >go, he Is to he sympathized irlih. Firu Company No. 1 came on Ibu scene verv promptly, but Company No. 2 hud lo "he telephoned for by chief Ducrler to Bund their steamer to ESBint in extinguishing tbe conflagration. Snow in Qalveston. GAI.VISTON, January island- era were treated lo another rare sur- prise to-day. About midnight liiBt night alight anow began to fnll. As it np- pronohcd dnyligbt the little tlnkes ex- panded, fell thicker and fasli'r until nt 7 o'clock tho air ivns lilled with millions of shining flakes, nnd many youngsters witnessed for Ihelirsttime III Iheir mun- dinu existence thfi phenomena of n gen- uine snow storm. The Kiubuslasiii was not confined to the young folks by nny means, for it seemed us If the entire pop- ulation turned out this morning to enjoy the novelty. By 10 o'clock fully six- inches had fallen, nnd in umny places II was drifted lo a depth of u foot or IS inches. Toward noon the Heavens cleared, tbe atmosphere began to uiod- crato and a perfect cnrnivnl set In along the principal thoroughfares. It Eeeuied as though every man and boy In town WHS engaged In tbe rough and tumble sport of snow-balling. On the various street corners were crowds of sturdy mon, some of them in shirt sleeves, eagerly bombarding their foes aureas the slreet. Every Jew moments somit daring soldier would jump into tlie mid- dle of the street and instantly be met by the champion from the other side, when the great crowd would witness the two combatants ss they chucked snow, slush and mud all over the other. I'innlly re- cruits would come to the rescue of each champion, and in a twinkling a hiindrn! men were pitching dirty snow at eacl Tho First Mooting of tho Year-Routine and Now Business. Tho City Scliool Hoard held n meeting ycslurdny nfifrnoon In the olllco of Su- iicrlntendem Smith, at which a good dual of business oflmportunce nnd minor necessity was trntisactcd. Mayor ('allngiiau wns present, as were been warned If bo passed tice of fnow-bnlling pedestrians yester- day, was before tho court. From th evidence It WRS shown Hint Hurt Crmvl- i uUo Alitrniien llelknap, Smye and Gnt tier, a military inerchnni. had und Superintendent bmltli. All- sent, Aldemmii llnmblelon. Suiiori'ileijilenl Smith bro ght forward his report of the result of tho recent ox- umlimltoTiB of applicants forposlli. us HS loicliurs In the new school buildings. The ri'piri showed dial nine bud priBscil iliu The report was iid.ipted and the Superintendent It FASHION ,.i.v SIMMS SAMUELS, PROPRIETORS TJS13 W. II. SIMMS............................. liBW IIAKIJH.............................. THKO. HA till rir.va. .Ruglls-CSS MAXAOEH ................AMUSKMKNT DlHEUTOW ....................LEADER Or OKOHESTBA ...............LEADER or UHASS DAMP pelted' lie. prepared for Ihe fruv by arming himself with number of snow tialls, and when the lull commenced lie wns "Ihere." Aflor expending nil bis ammunition he thought he mw u pit'ec of iron fly by bis head, uud saw li. IK-h- ring, the' porter for Klmendiirf. lioldlng up a barrel us if ubont 10 ihrnw it ni him. Tbe luiin wns only proteciinir his head from buttle, nnd when Ifarl fpoke to him in English, lie replli-rl In Herman, which Han did not .....lers nnd and replied In good Irish lo tlie Unman, by giving him n terrible blow on liis face with bis flst. Both parties were ar- rested, but wben tlie It reorder heard I lie evidenco tills morning, lie promptly mlB8e  and Alamo Superinte structed to Issno certmeales to tliose who pitssed. The matter of tho scleollon nnd Bignment oftennhers tn the new schools from Iho'e persons holding cerllllcates wu phiecd in the htiuds of thu Superin- tendent. The iippolnlmcnt and assignment of jiinltor? for (he new schools was also left to tho Superintendent. Tlie resignation uf Jenn King was rend, and on cno ion, accepted. Her pnMllon Ims not yet been filled. rinperlnltmdciit Smith lins received several Fipplluatlons for tho principal- shlpeof thedlllfrent schools, whlcli he ulsn has power lo act upon. Tlio Siijierintendent brought up the quettlon of Iho necessity or providing ench room In the pnhlio suliooEH with n clock. lie was liirrcted to bring In ld> report of the nutnher needed. CUy Afiseasor U. Knidh ivlll be re- quested to divide the city Into regular school dlsMcts, ii.clmling Ihn nev sclniols. I'l.c salaries of prlnalimln for the new echools wore lixeti at per luontli. Tito film nf fllX) wan jiiiproprlated lor the placing of some 111 the High school, lo t'.mislrnct (iennannnd Spiinish claks ninins. A resolution adopted reqiiesllng the i-ily Cniinell to Iho Mayor lo call for bids fur tlie eonplrnchon nf .................NEW FACES TO-NIGHT.................... R. JAMES HEARK.jBISS LIZZIE SHELTON, I MISS ADA STAtiWOOD, trish CoiiKilliiii. I Soiilircttu Vocullal. I crloCSomlo VocalHt. PROGRAMME 11, 12 and 13. illy Touinamout, licmted uy the Tim will coiimienei.. with uur Moiieler and Lottie. riiuiliitliin fkcli-li A i in tlH-h'uiljjIiml I'lunlnllmi Sketch, "Ocii Svssy HIII Meet- "v "f "srAi'l'ho'kSlli'mJiilli'l ni NeKio Minim .ML's Lolll'o Uurion. Bno. 13 HO m-ui: llml Iliu often IIK-UIIC.I to bulluvu lliutslic Isa nmn UccsscJ up In woman s eliithliiK. I'lil ns-iire our imlmliB tlnit sueli IB not Hie MISS LIZZIE SHELTON I The- liL-ATltchhiK embodiment of gmcc and merit. MR. JAMES NEARY! In his oriKlmil wiiy of tloliiK Irish Songg mid Dunces. In Motto Songs MISS SUSIE STOKES lriinl of scliool pronorly. II. HJeln-riiiiin appointed for janhor Volil. dls- MISS ADA STANWOOD I Direct from ibu MetropoHsJi} the Lntcat BflTIUlK nHUUESTUA ILIUM NViiry's Inuxlnitilo net, enlltliMl SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUS! .TinnfR Neary. Low Itakcr, Win. Snutor. Miss Howard. OF ThlB Establishment la now Replete witn All tna Novelties for the Fall and Winter Season. Fall and Winter Silks and Satins Can be seen-in Black nnd Colored, Plnin and Ilrooaded. Cassimerea (blftok and Tricots, Diagonals, Serges, etc. Camel Uair and Wool bat- Velvets Vclvateens in nil colors, plain and brocaded. Silk Potifteea, Dress I'lnids in single and double widths, and s to suit all Dress Goods. "Bt Gloves, Laces, and Fancy Goods. He i showing the largest stock of Kid Gloves, Mits, Laces and for Ladles and Children ever brought to our city. In Silk Hosiery he hail nn endless variety and cannot be undersold. Fall -and Winter Millinery All the latest Kail and Winter styles and makes of Bonnets and Hats, Oitrich Plumes, Tips, Ribbons nnd Trimmings will be found there. This department is under flrst-clasa artistes, who will please the tastes of all. Mnnels, Blankets, Linens, Cotton Goods, Towellngs, Domestic Frlnta, Ginghams, Alpacas. Comforters. Canton Flan- nels and Hosiery. Among the other things which were very extensively purchased by his agents wns the most magnificent stock of Dress Goods of all kinds ever seen in any dry goods house in Texas. Espeolal attention was given to purchasing Fall and Winter Bilks, and cnn he also give the greatest bargains In Clothing, Boots Shoes and Hats Hlsstookof Is tlio largen over DroUKdc toToxas ero- in ttio latest naUe'nu, Prlnco Albert. Cutaway. Krock and Sack Snils. A vorv lanro anil comnlclo stock of Ladies', Misses', Men's and Hoys' Shoes and Hoots. A full line of Stetson Soft and Stlfl JIMS. jjso a full slock or Gentlemen's Furnlslilnij flowls. AND CARPETS Art TBcroooi TButti ,WVmlraW ChalM. llo.lv Ilruasola and Ingram Carpeu, Rngi. Mattlmt, Curtains, Window SHailcs. Etc. nnlora BlleU proiuptlv anil satisfaction fiend for L.WOLFSON, Main 'Plaza and Acequia Street other, and, in some Instances, rubbing the victim's face so that be yelled witb pain. These were the scenes along Tre- tnont street, the Strand and Market itreet. More than one millionaire for- got his dollars to-day, and was again n Hoy from the cold north or frozen Ger- many. For several hours the passage of vehicles along these streets was ren- dered dangerous to the oocupanti, for it was one continuous bombsrdraent wilh hard ice balls. The sight of a po- liceumn wss tho sign for a general as- sault. The oiliest residents of the city, do not remember such an unparalleled mow fall In and 1873 there were heavy snow falls here, but none erjuallfd tbe preient, and the hilarious manntr in which it was spontaneously celebrated will long be remrmbered and spoken of as an epoch in the recent eventful history of tbe Oleander City. Wants Money For It. LOUISVILLE, January special to the Courier-Journal says: A. S. I'owelt, n prominent young man of Robertson County. near the Ken- tucky line, sued Mifis Maggie Flowers, n Logan County, Kentucky, bellf, for breach of marriage promise at liussell- villc. Ky.. to-day. Powell (ays he hnd bought hit weudingclotbes and that tlie. marriage was to have taken place Isst November 3. but Hiss Flowers went back on be allegesthatbelt all broken up and wants The par- ties are all well connected, and the young lady has some money in her own right. _ Vott for Shorman and Thurman. COLUMBUS, Ohio, January branch of tbe Legislature, voted sepa- rately to-day on a candidate forthe Uni- ted States Senate. In tbe Senate Hon. A.G. Thurman received 20 votes and Hon. John Sherman 17, a Democratic majority of 3. In the Home. Tnurman received 31 votes and Sherman G7 votes, a Republican majority of 30. Tlie Ite- publlcan majority on joint ballot was 33, but all the members were not present. At noon to-morrow the Legislature will vote In joint convention for Senator. Did It in His Sleep. BI.OOJIINOTON, III.. January night Mrs. Dobson, wife of James Dob- ion, a farmer living in Green County, was awakened by a negro farm band, who hid just split her hniband's hewd open with an ax, killing him Instantly. Mrs. Dobson had i fierce struggle witb the negro M she lay In bed beilde ber murdered husband, but finally the negro fled. He arrested and eays he committed Iho deed In his sleep. Reagan on the Silver Question W.tsmxuKix. Jimunry lloitsn then, on motion of Kengan, of Texas, went into committee oftlic whole (Mr. Ulount, of Georgia, in the chair) for con- sideration of the President's message. Reagan took the tluor with a long nnd carefully prepared speech upon the financial question, advocnting a double standard ol value, condemning Ihe na- tional banking system, and artulng In favor of iipplyiug a portion of the sur- plus In Ihe treasury lo the gradual inent of tbe public debt. He enrnoslly combutlcd a proposition to euepenil the coining silver dollar, maintaining that such course would have Ihe tfl'eel of making a few more milliunnires adding largely to the army of tramps nnd paupers He ridiculed the dire prophesies which were made by the ad- vocates of the single standard as to the result of the continued coinage of silver, and quoted from statistics to show that so far from the prophesy made at Ihe time of the passage of the lilanil net, that the gold would pour out treasury, having been verilled, the con- trary was the truth. It would be found, he contended, that gold bad been com- inu in and silver had been going out He denounced Ihe sell' me for the de- monetization of silver as n crime against right, decency, himiHiiily nnd civiliza- tion. It was the duty oftbe Democratic puny to protect the people agninst this cuntiing and wiuked scheme of robbery. In orderlo protect them, be pro- vide for the fne and unlimited coinage and would issue silver certili- cates on all deposits of silver coin or bullion. !le would then amend tin specie re.snmption act so us lo repeal the reservation of ibe legul ten- der nolea, and would provide for the re- Bervallon of He would re- quire the Secretary of the Treasury to pay out silver as lie does gold nnd to pay out -II above ri servo and re- duce the principal of I lie public debt to that extent, lie would provide that no more national bunks should be chartered aiid thai wbeu the charters of now existing expired the circulation Ibtts called in ahouid be replaced by the Issue of United States tresBtiry notea. Ilu proloundly regretted Ihere should be differences within Ibe Democratic party on the silver nuention. The President, in his message, and the Secrctury of Ihe Trcn3ury, tn his report, had taken states- manlike views of many questions, but on this question he could not agree with them. He must follow the traditions and principles ofthe Democratic party, and uphold the interests of the people. The Democratic parly was now on trial. Tbe Republican party had been turned out of power because it had abindoned the people onallgrtat qnefitlons, such ni. tariff, inter-atiitt commerce, and coinage of silver, and bad betrayed its trust to the money pow- Tbe Democratic party had come into power becnuse It had resisted Ibli course. Now leading Democrali were found asking that Democrats is a party take upon this question the very posi- tion that had led to the downfall of Ihe Republican party. Would it do this? If il did, Democrats ought to all join the Republican party, for on this question there would be no difference between Ibe two parties If it did, the Demo- critic party ought to cense to.exlst. It had been the party of the people, resist- ing monopoly through Us history and defending and protecting tho rfglitn of the people. Mil stintiM ever becomt a defender of monopolies and corporations iad money kings, against ibe rights of the people, it would oease to be the High School, vice Tlie Hoard then adjourned Stanford on Silver and Paper. Le- Itvml Slnnforit, of California, in conver- sation on the genernl subject of nntioiml tlmincc, spoke of silver money as tlm people's money and of paper as llns bunker's money, llrlelly Illustrating tlm thought, bo said that by the hibor of tlm people sllvor WHS gotten out of the earlli und lubor wnn expended on It nt evcrv utnge of the various processes to wliicii it wns subjected between the mine ami mint, and itiat when coined nnd stamped It circulated mainly among the people, among those whoso finnncial illnlrs wen: not BO extensive us lo require bnnk uc- cotuits. On Ibuolherhnnd. paper iiionev, especially national bmik notes, wns ob turned by bankers with bonds. II was bunkers' money in contradistinction from silver, bcunuso It was made for banks, issued by banks, based on bonds, represented little expenditure of labor, and did not, like silver coins, tlm! Its chief avenue of circulation nmong the people. Ohio Legislature. Coi.uMiitrs, Oliio, January Committee on I'riviliges and Elections of the House of Representatives this morning reported u resolution to unseal tbe Democratic members from Hamil- ton County. An amendment of- fered providing for a bearing to bp. ac- corded the unseated mciuliors, The original resolution was adopted under n demand for Ibe previous 'question. The B.euts were then declared vacant amid the greninst confusion. I" the midst of a howling mob the nine Re- publican memticrs omne forward nnd were sworn in by tbe Speaker, and cheered by tbe Republicans and jeered by tlie Democrats. The Sponker or- dered Ihe Democratic members to lura over tbe keyt of their desks. Tlie ncilon of to-tiny is ample assurance for the election of Shermnn, and will give him '21 majority on joint ballot In the two brandies to-morrow. Sorlo-Comc Gems............ ]limT( .......Miss Susie Stokes HARRY MACARTHY, five wllh Ilio illITi'ii'iit ll'lsli, Scotch, Hutch mill Ynnlico I'ulrlc.tlu Cuilpr." ivrlllcn mul inmpoirit hj- Hnrj jr .Macntttiy. Maenrthr M llnine hi ruiiiil <'l cosluine mul dialed. In which lio challenges tho world. ClumicliT An UiiHllsli Swell or ilu- First Wilier. Jlwllor "Hniiu- K liuvu ttic llcwltelltiij tulitrmr Vi MISS The Popular, ADA STANWOQD i______________, MISS LIZZIE SHELTON .IniKllieso Jilffgl YASSO! Tlio wonder of the 19th Century, Producing more Original and Diffi- cult Tricks than any other Artist In Ills lino. Don't fall to see -----------rTnvoTliiiiiTM liuuriuhsfcmTr.................imCUKMTItA Mil.SWAN....... I'MHii Hliltterj-.... Otto (inniM-uiLii- iL'O will ctinuhldo ultli Jcilin Iliirlnn'H Ijiunlmb CONFUSIONS! i1 cntltlwl luiiica Henry I Mrs. Snail Aludo Howard [.UK- linker Mm. Siiiltcry txitllc llurton nilicr llio NEW FACES EVERY WEEK. DON'T GO Wolf Marx' -IP YOU We are Not Selling Old and Shelf-Worn, Out-of- Style Goods, but New and Desirable Articles in Plenty. firat-oliH dealer lelli Opera Pufli elgmttM. Avoid Injurious iral- UtlOM. The Repressed Small Boy. "l.lttle n genllemnn, "why do you carry IhKt umbrella over your henil? lt'8 not rilnlng." "Nop." "Anil the Bun is not shining." "Xop.11 "Then why do you cnrry "Cause when it rains pa wiints it, and when Ihn sun shines ma wants it, an' it's only when it't tliis kinder wedder that can git ter use It at nnd I.ctilhor Re- porter. _ __ Little Prayer. A bine-eyed, nnxen-lmir. d darling, while saying her pray ra, the other night, concluded, suddenly, to ask a bleKging upon her two uncles. It 10 happened that sbf bud seen one of the latter but liitle, nnd was not very fa- miliar irllli his name, and this is what she said: 'Oh! Dod, pease beBB Uncle Dim an' [forgetting the name) dat other Dim's A Remarkable Dream. Twenty ago George Simp- son, of Vermont, dreamed that he would meet n violent death at the hands of a locomotive. Ten days niro. on the '2Clh anniversary of his remarkable dream, he was walking on the track of the Ver- mont Central Railrond, when a wild en- gine approached him from the rear, nnd the nwfnl dream of 20 years' Funding would have come true had not George got diit of Ihe engine's way. It is truly remarkable how many strange oc- currences one hears SPECIALlMPORTATIONS -FOB THE- Fiie Dress Goods, Sis, Satins and Velvets, Ms aid trans of all Mite. Jfiirseys for Ladies, USSGJ, Children. Cotton Hosiery. Kid Gloves, HandififGliiefs, Fans. 5OO Boys' Suits. Short Pants. 5OO Boys' Suits; Long Pants. Overcoats, Etc., Etc. Corner Commerce and Alamo Sts. Garden Democratic parly and the people would hive to look elsewhere for the guirtllan- sblp, protection and defenia of rlgbti. Tornado Wisdom, A western man who has lived among tornadoei all his life, who wns raised with them, as It were, Bays that Is erisy to distinguish n tornado from an ordi- nary blow. A cyclone or tornado north of tbe equator always comes from tho southwest. Its first appearance ia that of a local cloud. It always comes when tbe temperature Is low. It is nothing more thsn an electric storm. The earth refuses to receive tlio electricity that li constantly being generated, and it accu- mulates In a mats. When tho cloud ex- tends from one side of Ihe horizon to the other, tUtre Itno dihger of a cyclone. A FIRST-CLASS RESORT FOR FAMILIES. HEATED BYoSTEAMlTHROUCHOUT. FREE CONCERTS Every Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, and a Special Free Concert Every Sunday, from 4 to l'i. p. m. First-Class Bar-Room, Restaurant-anil Billiard-Room I'HOMPT AND POLITE ATTErmON Alamo Street, San Texas,   

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