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Evening Light, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1882, San Antonio, Texas The Light Vol. II ISTo. 2O5 ANTONIO. JJEXAS. MONDA Y SEPTEMBER 18, 1883. 1O Cents a Wetjk -AT- FALL AND WINTER CLOTH IN G job lols, or'nt. retail, at t-xtiemoly low tig1 urea. ITS, BOOTS, 1AKJAL Gossip About the Corridors uncl a THK COUKT-HOUSfc: a C An Kxanilntttioil Jury. Commlliifoii by of AT A I) Oost Fine rtssorlnierlt of Gl'OTII.S and .IKAN.S at lowent figures. Also a iiKAirriKin, lot French Silks Al prices thiil will astonish III" Indies. Brcaded lluui- anywhere.. AT COST. Grocery Department Will be kept up to its FUI.L standard, with the OB Hand. on Commerce street and house on Main also, two residences for sale. Apply to JOSEPfl E. DWTEB, Executor. C. M. AIKEN, No. SOLEDAD STREET, Is now receiving" Apples, Potatoes, Oufons, Cabbage, In Load )olr; 3-nd will fill all orders at Lowest Market Kates. attention given to Country Prices for Ijarge Lots. A New 1'lttMsure. The Indies of Sun Anjonio will luivo nn al- most ijnko'wii pleasure, ht fhe nenr future; (hut ol' iiiKjwct iris' nn entire now stock ot jroods wtiteti will iueludo evovylhiiitf you Mm weiir. When Messrs, (i. li. Kniiik made up their minds to Ivy tint .now departure, (hey did not make any calculations fur half wuy wort; they IjoiiKhl an entire sloek: now you can Hurl everylliinjr nctiil, of the new- est, pattern, Kl.ylo and material al iheii- elegant No voumnnts, no daiiiiiiri-.. no auction krMus, nojrooils lol't over from last rear; out: .of .fashion, dnlc; hut. every- ihiinr b'rlifht, in tho store mlroit, U-17-at Mr. and Mrs.W. T Scott are in Chicago. Moses B. is now supporting a daisy beaver. Albert Marion, a hotel steward at llrenham, is visiting friends in this city. B. Knippenberg, agent for the Anheuser Hush Brewing Co., is at the Menger. M. RoufF, of [.tiling, left for home yester- day. C. li. Stevenson, a prominent merchant o( Kloresville, is quartered at the Vance. j. T. Dingle; R. J. Clarke and Paul Asher registered at Galveston Hotels last Saturday. W. E. Swift registered at a Memphis hotel lest Wednesday. Dr. C. 'K. R.King, of this city, arrived at St. Charles hotel, New Orleans, last Fri- day. A. L Giles, Laredo; J. II. Muensler and Mayer Cahn, I.uling, andS. V. W. Jones, New York city, are at the Maverick. D. L. Andrews, a mineralogist of Alascosa, is at the Central. Leon Friedman, a talesman for a Boston shop, is at Hord's Hotel. J. Lewison, a Louisville commercial tourist handling 'dry goods is at Hord's. 11. G. Anderson, L. C. Wright, J. B.. Wills, Alex Ally and J: L. Ashey, of Gonzales, wit- nesses in the county murder cases aie at the Central. Russell, Presidio del Norle; F. Boy- kin, St. Louis; T. W. Wooley, Boerne, and Frank Van Dike, Capote Farm, are at the Menyer'. Judge L. S. I-awhon, a lawyer ol Helena, now booked al the Vance, has .come here toj net of counsel in the LaSalle county murder cases. j Miss Abilene Howard, daughter of Mrs. Ogden, has returned from Tennessee, where, a short time ago, she graduated with high honors. J'nrclmso of Silver for the New Orleans Mint. Speeial to the Times- Democrat. Washington, September The acting ofthe mint, yesterday, bought ounces of silver for the New Orleans mint He says he thinks he can get silver enough to keep the mint running to its full capacity for a considerable time. Before the Recorder. Twenty cases were 6n the recorder's' docket to-day. The case of Juan Rodriguez, for dis- orderly conduct, and C. for strik- ing L. Christopher, was dismissed. Alias .were ordered issued for Urbano Or- tez, for being drunk, and for Refugio Suarez, for quarreling and fighting. Five persons were unable to pay their fines, each, and had to go to jail. Four of them were charged witli being drunk: Robert Lore, Henry Mur- ray, Antonio Garza and Tom Doyle. The other, Ed McDivitt, was fined for using pro- fane language. For being drunk fines of were assessed against Jas. Birth, John Ben- son, James Jaimes, C. Christopher, John Mc- Donald, -Seferino i.osoya, John Pitzfield and Tom Single. H. 'Mack was mulcted in the sum of forrefusing to pay carriage fare, Jesus Uelgado for quarreling and fightine, H. Rngelman for obstreperous behavior, and a man named Bart for strik- ing S. Gans. Frederick OavendiHh Thanks the liuxur County t Lord Edward Caveniish, M. 1'., writing from Boltrm Castle Skipton, England, on be- half of Frederick Cavendish, requests Mr. II. Ryder-Taylor to thank the liexar county land league for the resolution of re- liion, oijt of (lulc; hut every- frush, ninl every ai lic'le yuu'iniii -see anil ail- luivo ilolerminccl to establish oin-Cin- rlcivllii SluXi 1'alaee so Unit it will lie known as tlie cliCiipeat and llnest shoe store in Te.xus and lo tuat enilrwe have'all cm-Roods made for our special use by tlio Iwsr. t'uelorios of 1 do north and enst, in ttiieh orders that we will .still at priees that, will itslonish'yon. (.'lilliiTid (-onvinee voui-selves, Etniislon street and ave- iiuuO.__________________9-lii.lm loans money on everything but future prospects. 8-2-tf Co., safe for 8-8-im A yiNK double-door Beard sale cheap, at Emerson's. Do Mot Us. We do not wish I lie ladies lolliink that we do not. keep bnt.nne lint while wo do keeji tlio arid hied f inn eliuwes 'of (roods in stoek, we shall iilso for the wnnt.s ot Iliiisi; who i-.tnnot alfonl in liclcs and In xiii We si i all nmke it a thill we will enaliled tooll'ei' tliosr: 'wkiost! eirenni.slaiKi.'s t ci tliq very Ivest. viilne for llifir money lo tie frinnd'on this market. Onrstoek will lx< riininl adequate lo I lie n'unls of all, whether in pi'icio, tiesl value. in (jneUinin iw luxuries of fustiion are -dcMiix-d. H. Krank, eorner Main and (Joniinerce Klmet. The thoroughness with which a Canadian j mrnal occasionally gathers the news maybe inferred from this brie! extract from the lirock- ville Recorder of recent date: sppct passed to her husband, the late Lord Frederick Cavendish, who in Park, Dublin. wai assassinated AYoiing Kuglishmau ttkot. Mr. W. Holland president o'f the British association lias reccivexi information that a young Englishman aged iS, name not given, committed suicide -by shooting hims'.lf with a revolver on Saturday, at the. residence 'oi George Cooper of The deceased on- ly arrived on Wednesday, and came here lo recover from the effects of a bad attack of brain fever occasioned by over study. He was an estimable young man and the only rea- son that can be assigned lor the act is'tempo- rary insanity. A Collision. Theo a.driverfor Kinter the miller, so guided his team last Saturday on the Main plaza that it collided with a vehicle owned by R. II. Powers and did some little damage. He was arrested for careless driving but was released on condition thaP he pay for the damage. Cueiiniber Pickles, Keiuly for nse. Pick cucumbers every' morning; cut them from the Tine, leaving one-half inch of stem to each; .wash with a, -feather brush, be careful not to scratch or bruise (hem; put in a jar or barrel cover witli soft water, to each gallon of which add one pint of molasses, put in a few roots of horse and whatever spices desired; cover and weigh them down, and do not lei llifiii'lrcczr. The lady who jave me Ibis receipt said Ihnt she smnelinies added alcohol, but did not see that it improved the pickks. Gooseberries delight in a heavy soil, r'ch and well drained. When grnwn in the single bush form ihey become yearly., fewer an-1 smaller, and soon ccast to be profitable. The grand jury in its report to Judge Noo- nan of the district court, condemns the new court house thus: attention of tlte.xraau1 jury lias been eiilloil to the construction tho new building on Soledud Bti-eet, intended for use as a court- house. As reirards gal'et-y to the of the building, several of Die Jury havo to some ex- tent examined the building-, and aie (not to bo experts) tliat the lack and plaster ixirtitions, forming the supports of theKeeoiid srory, not of snllieiciit strength tosuppoi-t woiK'its to fall on them when roouiH aro crowded. would also state that, jmltfitiK from the appearance of tlie lower story of the bu Ilif- tliCHrrurnfemont of thu rooms, they consider them unlit for occupancy as onieeri. for wliieh they ai-e pruLmuJy intended No provision seems to lie made for Ihe en- try of tight into [lie.se rooms, and, apparently, from laek of proper means of ventilation the rooms will be uninliabituble. "They have also noticed a jteculiitr arrange- ment of, tho wliieh seems lo liavu been maiie mine with tliu view of fiirnl.sliiiitf venti- hilion and liyiit, loan adjoining unildini; on the norlh limn for the necessities of Uieeourfliuu.se ImiUlintf, and while, an alleyway on ilie north sale nmy add to the ventilation ol (he courthouse, anil thorefort) be appropriate, I lie jury believe that the barred wimlow in I lie northwest trout corner is entirely useless lo the courthouse, ami adds much to the risks ol the building from a lire in the udjoiufnx place. "In view ol' what is huilcil above, auduf the fuel of a reiient fall of a putilie building in Aus- tin, from cunMi uetion, ami of the large amount of nionoy from I lie eounty to be paid for ttie liuildiiift the jury would recom- mend that a commission ot ed hy tho proper authority to investigate ami rejKirt 011 the condition of tlie building." The county oonmiissioners met this inoviii iiml lo examine piU'Ueulany its partition wall, Mi-. II. I'auly on tlio partof the county ami Mi-. .1. 11. Kanipniaiin oil tile part of the architect, Mr. Alfred.lilies, witli authority to seksot. an arbi- trator. -___________ "Ye is a. pretty fowl, And wondrous good to eat; Hys him is good, lykcwise his jowl, And eke his liltle felc. But if you try a thousand yeare I trow you still will fayle To make a silk purse of his eare Or a wissel of his tayle. Old English Song. IN Dallas the citizens are talking of the nf- cessity of an anti-Gould railroad penetrating the coal fields of Wise and surrounding coun- ties. HON. Robt. Zapp, a Mexican war reteran, is the Independent Candidate for Congress in the 8th District. Among other good things he says he will ''advocate ihe claims of his com- rades in arms." MAJ. Dwyer has called on the democracy lo hdlp their primaries on Ihe joth inst. democratic county convention meets en the sth of October. BEFORE marriage she is dear and he her treasure, but afterward she is dearer and he treasurer. Villitiiiomi Impertinence. Krom the 1'res.so, Kopt lillli. It is a known fact that science is modest am in the reverse ignorance and stupidity so mud more impertinent and brazen. There are bj no means exceptional cases that men who have never in their lives looked even scientific work and whose small sense of un derstanding is not sufficient to even under stand the first rudimental principles of scienc dare in a cowardly manner lo set in judgmen over men like Huxley; Darwin, Haeckel an others. Alter unsuccessfully battling in matters the San Antonio Express ventures 01 the field of science and philosophy and in at tacking Hunley presumes that the readini public is not any better informed in scienc than in politics, which in ordinary cases ma' be so; goes for this celebrated man in a trulj. treacherous mariner and speaks of science in a contemptous manner as it it' were nothing bu a dishonored jade. If ever we meet with insolent impertinenc in criticizing tlie.colossal, amazing and won ful works of Huxley and Darwin Ihe.i w have met (hem in to-day's Express. This is sufficient "poor of wliorr not even a shadow of thought will be in exisl ence when.brazen statues will tell future eritions whal the great minds of Huxley an Darwin have brought forth. NKWSMOTK.S AM) UOM.HKNT. courage the growth of shoots frcni (he root by generals wantii He passed removmg the old wood as often as necessary, west yesterday for Toronto and we bad a ,nd larger crops much finer fruit will chinc.to see (he back of hi< bead only, and variably the result, whether in garden or huh..ir is altogether too long." field culture The Mexican National' railway com pan will move its headquarters from Laredo t Monterey. The West Texas conference will be held a Seguin Oct. 18, and the Northwest Texas con ference at Clehurne November I. There is a rumor to the effect that Messrs Seth Funk, general freight agent of the Mis souri Pacific; W. H. Newman, general freigh agent of the Texas and Pacific; and Allen Me Coy, genera] freight agent of the and Great Northern Railroad, have tendere their resignations. Mapleson, while in Italy recently, offere l Nasliville tm tlie i KKO.U LAKKDO. etvs 1 Ciloaiieil Front ISy ii Light TKX., Ropt., 17, 18S3. about 1 o'eloek Constable Dick imietto shot himself in tho left IPS. The of- eer was WHtohing-a party that had iniBlcfomo ireute ajralnsl him. He wns in the aet of put- ntf liis pistol in tliesniblmrd when it firc'l. Mr. B. litilicoek wiis soon to see Uic wounded inn, and tolil the-Doctor that anything that as necessary In be used to let liiiii know and should bo had. Itah. is a most liberal mini, ml always has an open hand to the distressed, ijiieclo lain hoast, of meat Hum Sun Antonio. I.ouis Uwyer had some us line tent na I ever saw in any market, ut his slull. Mr. Wols will In u tow days Imvu a lino lock of L'oods on from New York. A drunken Mexican swam tho Itio Gniiule on oi-sebaek yesterday. There was a hundred KMiplc on the bank of the river to witness it. he river is very liijjli, hut still falling. Put. -aulei- sjiys he weutovei to yel some Ireland icseitl. i'ostmustor I'oi-d unrt several oilier gentlemen Uirted to Monterey (his murninx on iiin, to bo tfonu u fuw days. -A portion of the Hive Hninch theatre lo Monterey in a ew days to play the liestas. Ijiredo is the most ciniet and jwareful town n the border; the most hospitable puoplu. If on don't Iwliove me eome anil see. Tlio boys am still li. U. Ifhewill nke iinollicr (rip to Ijuvdo. Ilie will give him u l-Mt-cla.su liilth in tlio Tho Me.v leans on Urn other side lire eelebnil- itftlieir national liolidiiys. A eonlinuiil tlrinjf f inusketi-y, a Benenil jubilee amongst-them, 'he Itio Urnudo is ruplilly fulling. (J. N. are improving their round muse anil cur shuils, maeldne ahopaiind blaek- mitli They are lining treneml improve- nents ut their s-ho is talking, for lie- s on-to the man wlio is on tho t'eneo. llo wanl.- in olHeeaud he is ti-yinjf to jjet tho man will lie red none oil' the fence. Maylx; il he Ki-i'ii.seb ho fonee the mini will olf. I'hihlren when you TOUT for oilice ulwuys Kitnise the t'oncc. TIIK TIliKII MAN. O, look at this mini! (Tow (bed hoinnst c. He has lieen working since; 7 o'eloek. Aftri iplier he to see a miin who wasaiek f'lien be had lo jjfo to a meeting. I [e saw i mini ride a jroat. Did he teli liis wife lie would sou a man ride a lie illil'not (el liis wife tie would sec a man ride a lie said he luivo I o step in his store for a lil- :le while, llow liind he was nof. lo lell ubou tliejront! H is wife would have fell, biiilif hi mil I old about Tin: i.AMi- POST. Here is a gooil spoi. I.el. us rest here. Thi is where the mini M-SIS who 1ms been to see i man ride a KOIII. rt makes men very weak Do notyou feel sorry forthoin? It ifworono for tlio men who gu lo see Hie (font (he lain] post uilirlit fall. MISSrON.MiV 1IOXKS. Do you pity the poor hontliPiiR? Wedo. II :loes not often eal. 1'eel bad when we d not does thu lieullien. That, is wliy w put our money in the Imx to send away a mis sion-ury. A emeus TIJNT. Why do tho hoys smile? They thought the eniwl umiera cireus lout. SVas ita eii IMIS toiitV N'o; ILwus nol.uuirciiK wa ii Houston street girl's lint. Would you smil if you wercittMjyy 1 should smile. 1'IIK I'KINTEK. I'hi's is IL printer, lie set.s type nil uiiflil .an throws dice for the drinks nil diiy. Would yo liko to be a printer? I should like lo be printer it it wero not for the night-work. CIIKWINO TO-IIAC-CO. What is that yellow It is a ehew n tobaeeo. It. does not. look nice. IJhihlren, ehew lobaceo. throw the nasty tiling i Ihe cotfeo or some other place where il. wi not lie scon. A nOM.I.S'O STO.VK. Now we see a rolling stone. The stone doc not. gutlior moss, noes it want to jratlier inos.-. No, itdixis.not waul, to gather moss. It wi (father a patent ined-i-cinc ad-ver-tise-mei by-antl-lpy. THE JIOTKL Or.KllK. Sec Hie hotel elerk. Holms his hairparled i the middle and wears a diamond pin. Ho wi not always a hblul clerk, Once he spill-rai for twenty cents un hour. Do not, liellevu be rich. Tho pin lie wears to ttie hnto They hnvea made every year Tor the elerk. When ihir. t lerk goes lo splitting rai he will return thr pin. A ..MASIIKII. I see ii llo you sec a mustier? stands tin-eornerancl grins. (Innning mi on tin- r-orni'i- were inviniteil for tl. nin.-ili.i-i- hy like. ci-s. They would liki- lo make (hem IKJM looking hy hair. IUIHK STIKK. This man is leaving his bouse. So him shake Hicsalt niaek-er-ol hy tail, llo tellsthe salt nianli-i.-r-vl ivuxl-liyis and weeps localise lio is h-avinjr it. Com- m.ui, do not cry; yon w.ill see. thr mack-i-i--cl whun yon come back ne.vl year. KI'llINO I'OKTKV. Here IH n spring IMII-I. He dii.-s in thoanlnmii and comes to liln ayain in Ihe spring. If ilieie wove poets Ihe edilor would not liave an-y-lliinsf to do. llo not stick a pin in the spring This insect is not nirc. is said to be the highest laxed city in the world. It spends mnre on the educa- tion of its children alone than is raised for purposes by Birmingham, England, though the latter is Ihe larger city. It has females to males, and yet so thrifty are her spinsters that while people own the f government bonds owned in New S'ork, held in Massachu- are divided among holders. KKMKM11KANCKS Of BEECHKK; IHV Tilton, Fran.'lx B. Moultwn, Sviliiaiii M. Others Look anil Act. cw York (Jorix-siwiidence of the IJostou Her- iild. When I saw Oscar vVUde lounging disjomt- lly down liroadway, it struck' me hbw fe- arkably he was like a combination of Henry ard Beecher and Theodore Tilton, His cc closely resembles Ueecher's, without be- 'g half so strong, and his figure and re, embles Tillon's without being half so grace- 1. Oscar's ideas of beauty are good enough, ut in person he is a gawk, and I am paying m an undeserved compliment when I liken m to the two noted Brooklyn enemies. I sed to go often to Plymouth church, and nee in its veslibule, I heard a woman quote, ith manifest approval, somebody's declara- on that Tilton was in looks her ideal of hrist. She meant no profanation; nor did le woman who rejoined: "When I see fr. Beccher in the pulpit, with his ace radiant wilh the lofty thought 5 is uttering, he seems to me like od personified." A great depends on places ml conditions. The last time I saw Tilton e was one of the Sooo who were in the Madi- on square garden to view the prize fight be- ween Sullivan and Wilson. Only about half is long hair was golden, the rest having urned white; but his smoothly jhaven face was nwrinkled, his clothes had a characteristic ombination of neatness and negligence, and is personalism, striking any whftre.jwnsjdoubly 0 when surrounded by reeling roughs'. The ast time I saw lieecher he was lunching on rieri oysters and cider in a Kullon niarkat res- lie looked like a robust but uninU- akably old man, thinner in hair and thicker 1 paunch than formerly, but as boyish as ever n his frank, hearty manner. That other con- picuons feature of 'lieecher' trial of six years go, Francis B. Moitlton, is occasionally lo be een in the produce exchange neighborhood. Ic is very busily- concerned in a number if speculative enterprises and is be fast becoming a million- aire. Mrs. Tilton lives obscurely in Urook- yn, provided fnr in part by Tillon, and in art by several adherents of Heecher, but neither of these Iwo men, whom she brought o early lo ruin, goes near her. She goes to lear Bcecher preach sometimes, and, when he thus comes out of her privacy, shows elf a prematurely aged woman, bearing the nipress of mental and physical suffering in icr white face and stooped figure. A strange -utcomi; of the trial was thai llie leading law- er on each side slruck up a friendliness with lis opponent's client. Wm. M. Kvarts, whoso ong forefinger and loo-word cross-questions aimed at Tilton for a whole week, has ince kept up a pleasant intercourse wilh him, rhile Beecher and Dearh were rulmirinji friends before the case was fairly dropped, und lad remained so. i Nearly a car-lnad of grapes pnssed over he road this morning for tlie norlh. They were raised in the Mesilla Miner. William North Steuben, Ihe son of Jonathan Steuben, the revolutionary soldier, to whom Baron Steuben gave his name, is now living in Simla Clara county, California, at the nge of 74. The original name of Jonathan Sleu- ben was Arnold. Shortly after the treason of Renedict Arnold tlie Baron was reviewing the regiment of which young Arnold was a. mem- ber. Hearing by accident Ihe name of Ar- nold, he called for the man who bore il, and on seeing him said: "Change your name, brother soldier; you are too respecuble to bear the name of a trnitor." "Whose name shall I take, "Take any mine at .your service." was Ihe reply. The oner was at once accepted, and the first Am- erican Steuben was ushered into exislence al- most by accident. The present Mr. was born on "Steuben in Onida coun- ty, New Vork. A Turtle Seven J''eet Long. A hawkbill turtle, weighing some. 'Soo pounds, was captured hy Radsford Poland, of Ocean Beach, N. I., in his fishnets. It was seven feet in length and of a grayish, white. The New York Sun, in its society column, says that the distinguished features of the Sar- atoga season have been racing, gambling, fast driving, dressing. A lady who has spent many summers of her life at this favorite Spa affirms that the extravogant display in coslum- jewelry this year has gone iar beyond anything she has ever seen al a public place. Morning dresses, such as lawns and cambrics, made in a simple and inexpensive way, were of no use, and remained in blissful repose al the bottom of her trunk. "I rose in the said this fair crilic, "and, in or- der to appear like other people, put on my best afternoon dress.' At I o'clock T changed it for my handsomest dinner gown; 4 o'clock saw me in my most elegant ball costume, and in the evening I had to go to bed, as I had nothing finer to Kven the babies were subjected to the same rigid discipline in regard to frequent changes of ribbons and the adjustment of their lace and cambric robes. 1'ncilio Kail way. At the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Texas Pacific railroad, held in New York on Friday last, of the shares were voted upon, and the following board of directors were elected I. Gould T UT_1.___ .1, I. w J W. T. Walters, sell Sage, James P. Scott W. C. Hall, T. S U.md, Charles O. Baird, Frederick L. Ames, J. C. Brown, H. M. Hodie, R. S. Hayes, t. T. rkkert, A. L. Hopkins, E. II. I'erkina. Jr., E. -B. Whee- lock, D. Tilsenheld and George J. GonW. The directors then elected ihe following offi- cers: J. Gould, president; R. S Hayes, Jno. C. Brown and H. M. first, second and third resjxxitvely. The an- nual showed that the assets: of ihe and line, aimninleil t-> and current liabilities were
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