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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - October 16, 1904, San Antonio, Texas to Advertisers UGHT: TO SPEND THEY, S.PEND IT ..IN 6AN 'ANTONIO. If Yeu Want Their trade USE THE LIGHT. :TCull Be at the Im- provement In Buslnew. No. 068. EIGHTEEN PAGES R. H. WESTER, Prei. JA8. G. BLAINE, V. ROY M. BE1TEL, 2nd V. J. D. COCK R ELL, WESTER SAVINGS TRU8T 237 East HouMon St. Four per cent Jnterwt paid savings. Woods National Bank j ANTONIO r j We arc prepared to care for your account in a satisfactory manner. 5 S'" .Correspondence or an Interview solicited. Open ten hours. T. c. FROST, President. J. T. WOODHULC.. Vice-president. NED MclLHENNY, Cashier. NATIONAL BANK SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, Capital and Surplus EXCHA.NGB DRAWN ON PRINCIPAL CITIES IN EUROPE. MONEY BOUGHT AND SOLD. fL. QPPENHEIMER CO. Transact a general Banking Business. Interest paid on time deposits. Buy and selj Mexican'money and Exchange on principal cities in Mexico. We also buy Cojns and Banknotes of foreign countries. 306 ALAMO PLAZA. Why Suffer WithTpoth Ache Teeth Extraoted absolutely without pain. Set of Silver Fillings........50c Gold Extracting (painless) bOc Gold up EXAMINATION FREE. ALL GRADUATES OF LONG EXPERIENCE. YALE DENTISTS. ALAMO PLAZA. SUNDAYS 9 TO ALBERT BEITEL. R. M. BEITEL, LUMBER LUMBER AND BUILDERS' HARDWARE P. O. BOTH PHONES NO. 250. Branch Yards at Kerrvilte, Yards: West Commerce St., near the I. 4 G, N. R. R. AMUSEMENTS. Grant! Opera House TODAY MATINEE AND NIGHT Bitty Kersands1 Minstrels 50c Night......25i, 50c. 75c ONE NIGHT, TUESDAY, OCT 18. The Big Musical Comedy Success "A GfRL FROKI DIXIE" Sixty .Singing. Compdlans and pretty Girls. to ON SALE AMUSEMENTS. GRAND OPERA HOUSE SATURDAY OCTOBER 22 Special Matinee and Night "The Bufrt'lng Question of the hour is: "HAVE YOU SEEN New York Sun, March 12, 1904. Last Season's Most Conspicuous Success I George Bernard Shaw's Sparkling "Candida" Presented by a Specially Selected Cast Headed by LESTER LONEGRAN Direction of Qeorge H. prennan Com Incorporated An Entlri Season's Run In New York City! Candida Playtd in Five Different New York Theaters! A Record Untqualed in Theatrical History! Now Fxtsnding Through Country! Magazines and Newspapers Teem- ing With Praise! PRICES! Mat. 50c, 7Bc; Children 2Bc, any seat SEAT SALE OPENS WEDNESDAY. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER.. SHOW GROUNDS Cor. Houston and Leona Streets. MORRIS RQWE'S NEW BIG SHOWS The World's Greatest Acrobats. The Most Sensational Aerial Gymnasts tho High Horizontal Bars ILmpire Opera. House Week Commencing Sunday Matinee THE GRATTAN DE-VERNON STOCK COMPANY IN "A Man of Mystery" Thrilling Melodrama iflc, 20c, 30c and 50c Matinee Today...........20 and 25c Trick Cyclists. MELNOTTE Europe's Premier Comedy Hioh Wire Artists. 8 ROYAL OKA JAPANESE TROUPES ONE HUNDRED Grand Gold Glittering Street Parade at a. m. One Ticket Admits You to Everything John B. DeMotte LYCEUM NUMBER TWO. Grand Opera House Illustrated Lecture "A PLEA FOR POSTERITY." Monday Night, Oct. 17. Reserved seat sale opens Monday at Bexar Drug Co. Prices 76c and m ELECTRIC 7A LIGHTS, DYNAMOS, MO- TORS, ELEVATORS. SUPPLIES AND FIXTURES. Bostiequipperl works for rewinding ami repairing electrical machinery. "It is best to send to San Antonio." Dubinski Electric WorKs SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1934. Don't Travel Talk, It's Cheaper The use of the Long Dis- tance Telephone lines of this company will save you many a journey. Long and short. Every town of importance in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Indjan Ter- ritories, within reach. Also for distant points In the North and East. Southwestern Telegraph Telephone Go. TUB LIGHT GIVES AL1, WAR NEWS EVERY DAY HOfV IS IT The 1.4 G. N. is Called "The Best Way A J _ V _ QuicKest and Best Train Ser- vice Out of .San Antonio 0 J'CITY TICKE.T 122 Alamo Plaza BETTING OS RQQSVHjf CARRYING NEW YORK _ "V Ten to Seven Are the Odds Offered the Republicans Will Win. luta hand. He knows the politicians and their ways thoroughly and just Special lo The Light. 4 j he hold oi this vaal oalioual New York, Oct. biggpst campaigning work this year with an so far this campaign was closed this and a strong resd afternoon when Bunnol Buelianan ot Roosevelt cash in oiie block against ?7000-'ot Parker money put up by Williamson Squire. A lot of other bets made at 10 to.GV6 on Roosevelt, ana after they had heen closed Bunnell Buchanan an- nounced iliat they still had Roosevelt to bet at those odds. Williamson Squire handled the bulk of the Parkey money and besides the big bet of on Parker other bets aggregating at'SM; to 10 where the weak points in their arinor lies, He has shown such old-timers as Allison. Alrtricli and Siionner new ways of playing an old game." Government Clerks Going Home to Tots Special.to The Light. Washington, D. C. Oci A lot of money Weltered on the llolte Uig outpouring of govornmeht wore' made with various curb brokers. the ould curb at 10 to 7 that Roosevelt carry New York state. Odell Will Challenge Third of New York Voters Special to The Light. New York, Oct. American says: "Governor Odell. chairman the Ropublclan state committee, tonight made Iho astounding statement t.iat Superintendent of Medians George W. Morgan has in his hands chal- lenges for 250.090 of voters of Qrnitcr New York to be served the moment the offer h made to register. The total vote the last mayoralty election was G2S.587. Tims it will be seen that assuming a jo per cent In- crease in the- vote because of a presi- dential year Governor Odell contem- plates challenging one-third of t voters." Roosevelt Original ID Campaign Methods Special to Tho Light.' Washington, D. C., Ocl. li said here In official circles ibat thL present Republican national campaign differs so materially from the preced- ing campaigns ro to be almost revolu- tionary and (o completely upset and do away with Ibc methods that have been in vogue since the birth of the party. So radical, indeed, have been th'eMO changes Ibat they may lie said to mean n now cm in national campaign- ing, and lo malic Impossible any re turn to the old system. "The President." said, a lilglrofficial of the government, "is practically con- ducting his own. campaign. Ho is re- sponsible for all Ihe suggestions that have been adopli-d nnd carried out by bis lieutenant. George B. Cortc-lvou. Some day. t bpiievc, tha President will take Ihe public inln bis confidence nnd tell Just how Ihe business of corrall- ing voters in tlio campaign of Ifnil vvns accomplished. He will probably not do thts until ho has permanently retired from public life, and when he tells the story, as I ihlnlt lie will, per haps in a. modillctl way. It will mako most interesting reading. President Roosevelt has long been a close sin- dent of political economy; he has also been a practical politician from away back. He has hntl ivnt opportunities lo experiment along this lino, sci thai total will be smaller than in many years. The one relates to clerks from New York. It was stated at one of Ihe railroad offices today that forty government York to register. This Is Bn ununial- 1y large number for such an early date, but in line with the predlc'- lion of the; locai campaigners that ttiR New York olcvitou will be the hottest in many years and will draw all the voters possible. An estimate made by the President of the New York Stale club Is that there, nro New York voters in the government service In Washing, ten. The clu'j expects the mnjovlty of them to go homo to vote fhb year. It Is estimated thai about fition voters employed in Ilie departments herei CATTLEMAN EXPERIMENTS SUCCESSFULLY WITH SHEEP. Special Ip The Light. Still.Angela. Tex.. Oct. R. Collyns, a well known cattleman who went Into the sheep business in con- nection with cattle last fait, one of tho converts from tho rouks of the cattlemen to I ho >shccn business. IK adding to his (lock Af slirep and says that ho came out extremely well on his sheep which lie 1ms run with his oatlle. and lie asserts that this proves tho plan to be a Rood one. He runs the sheep business under the name of 0. W, B. Coilyns Company nud Iho (Inn has just bought sixteen fine Delaine bucks from II. S, Cninpbell, also 546 mixed sheep from ,1. T. Mnr- tlslinw of county at por heart. State Deficit Expected to Be by January Special to The Light. Austin, Tox., Ocl. slat treasurer announced this afternoon at the close of business that the- total noi deficit In the general revenue fund amounted lo The dcficll la slowly climbing and It Is expected will reach nearly a million dollars by uoxt January. POSTAL WILL NOT EXTEND ITS SERVICE THIS YEAR. San Antonio International Fair Optns Oct. 22 Closes Nov. 2 Dr. L, M. BERG Physician and Surgeon. Office Moore Bldg. Hours 10 to 11 a. m.; 4 to 5 p.m. New phone 703. Southern Hotel Drug to 10 a. in.; 6 to 7 p.m. New phone 604. Residence, 215 Mistletoe Avenue, Lau rel Heights, New phone 1873. 'Pioneer'Flour DR. SIGMUND BURG. (Please nolo the apelllns Oity Physician, lias removed his of- fice yto V. ICALTHYBR SON'S' (Oeo. J. Schmttt) drug store, north side Military 'plaza, opposite City Hall.- Office telephone, new. 494. or hotb ilrng alore phonna 232, Special to The IjRht. Houston. Tex., Oct. .f. C. Wilt, of llin Postal Telegraph com- pany, has returned from a lour of a unrulier of South Texas towns to which the company lifts been thinking of extending Its wires.. Tie will recommend that no new offlcos ho npcnncl thoro this yert.r. Among Ilin pliice; visited wefo Victoria Ciiero. While conditions were found flourishing, he believes Ihe company afford to wait another year lu'foro entering that territory. Launch Struck a Snag But Nobody Was Drowned Special to The Light. lloauniont, Tex., Oct. small launch hclonglng to the French Mar- ket company of I'ort-Ncchcs struck a snag in the Ncches river last night nnd sanK lioforc the crew cpiild get away from II. No one was drowned, tint (ho entire crew had a narrow es- cape. CASE POSTPONED. Lesson in Advertising] "The evening paper js much the better for us. We believe a woman can read the ads. in the evening and plan her work for the follow- ing the evening paper a great B. Living- ston. Advertising Manager, The B.all.Livingston Dry Goods Go., Co. lumbus. Important Meeting On Subject of Cotton Special lo The Light. Houston. Tox., Oct. in- vitations liave been sent to a large number, of members of the legisla- ture of Texas and Louisiana to be present at tlie cotton growers' and fanners' meeting lo be held in Hous- ton October ID anil 20 ami cleljfver ad- dresses. Sliori Inlks from the l.iw nialjers, who are versed in agriculture will be a feature of the meeting. The object or the meeting is to bring out the best ot raising cotton linger boll weevil conditions. No more important meeting for the farm- ers has teen announced' for the pres- ent year. TUe meeting will be in charge of Dr. S. A. Knapp, chief of the United Stales agricultural station in Texas. Ail railroads have announced rates of one ctnt per mile. Relics of San lacinto Found ia Buffalo Bayou Special lo The Light. Houston, Tex., Oct. relic that Is regarded a great curiosity here and which is to be forwarded.to Miss DC Zavahi ot San Antonio, through efforts the .Alamo was saved to Texas, is a monster buffalo head in a state of partial polrlflcatlon. It was found recently hi the waters of [Buf- falo bayou, and was pumped; up by tho steel dredgs Atlantic in its work at deeping the waterway. It was fouinl In tile vicinity of the San Jacinto hat tie ground, where a large number oi relics of value to Texas were recov- ered. Tho buffalo head lay near tho cen- ter of the waterway ami was coverei with several feet of nuid. If gives dcncc of Imvc- .for a cen Inry, 'Slftioiigh lt> is'nicely preserved So far'a's nscertafrietl, the last buffalo Uilleit in this section was near where tlio town o( Alvin now stands, in 1831 Tho trophy is In the possession of S D. Ward, the fish and oyster man. who after exhibiting it for a time will for ward it lo San Antonio. Among tlie many other relies pump ed from the bayou at tho battle grounds, nre old Mexican muskets to the number of several dozen, thous- ands cf bullets and smaU'cannon and various military trappings.-It was re- ported some time ago that a motal chest was pumped out, containing In gold and tlmt it was taken by a workman, at tho end of tho 'plpo line, who disappeared and and has not been seen since. There baa long been a legend lo tho effect that Santa Anna and bis men threw two metal boxes Into the stream, each ot them contain IIIR J12.000 in Melxcan gold, to pro vent their being taken by tho enemy. CASES TO COME UP BEFORE RAILROAO COMMISSION. Special lo The Mghl. Austin. Tex.. Oct. railroad commission gave out its docket today for next Tuesday. Among the cases lo Yome. for consideration Is tho allotted Illegal hand iasno of the Fort Worth and Denver City railway; also the hearing of tho allCRCd illegal bond issue nud ownership of stock of tiie Houston. Knst nnd West Texas rail- way. GOOD SHOWING IS MADE IN GOVERNMENT RECEIPTS. Special lo The l.lghi. Washington, D. C- Oct. daily statement of receipts and expen- ditures of tile government since the first of September. ,-lmve presented some interesting facts, when taken in- to comparison with those of corres- ponding dates last year. Ono of the most inte.rcstin.cr features of these statements'has been the showing- that Ihe total receipts of tho government for tho present month have been fill- up lo or slightly In excess of thoso of a year ago. W. H. IS NOVAf SAFE AND WITH KING MENELIK. Special to The Light. Austin, Tox., Oct. case ot the railroad commission against tho Kqi-t Worth and TUo Grande railway for alleged illCRil Issue of bonds anil for failure to maintain genera! offices In Ilie state, has been postnon- from October T8 to November 1R. DIED IN ARIZONA. Special lo The Light. Waco, Tex.. Oct. 15.- -.lo'iin Wooil, n ol'.nr. of Hohlnson, near Waco, died In Arizona and re- mains will roach tomorrow. Oc-- ceased was just about grown, a fine young man, nnd dwilh is crencrnlly regretted. Hln family is highly cs- and well Iincwn. Special In Tho Light. v City of Mexico, Oct. cahlo has licem received -lipre from -W. H. Kills, known bere as Ouillermo! Enio.uo Ellseo. Cuban capitalist, ihat ho Is now at Addisabpha. the guest of King Menellk, and 'that his mis- sion lias henn' thoroughly accomplish- ed. Due report has heoii made to (ho American sccrelnry of' state. Kins Monellk has given him o.sfuVcinl honors and concession nn.il he will remain some working In other personal business. lie no reference to tlio T.oomia tragedy. GOLDMEDAL FLOUR GETS. FIRST AWARD. SUBSCRIPTION A YEAR IN ADVANCE. Special -to Tho, I.isht, St. LcuiB. Oct. Hour, made, by Washhurn .Crosby Co., hai: once moro proved right to ils name, as the Fair judges to' day it hlKhost award and gram) prize Carpenters Organize To Prevent Strikes Special to The i.isin. Louisville, Ky., Oct. ir.un.no .union has bceu foru-od hy Lauis- ville carpenters. It will be known as Independent Carpenters1 Union Xum- ber 1. Its objects are: A union that believes in the nptn shop. A union that will have no walklnc delegates and no members exct-.pt tirst class mechanics. A xiniori whose first object is to pre- vent strikes and lockouts. It will be independent of all central organizations and will not affiliate with tlie international body. Tlie new union will accept all recommendations made hy the employers' association of this clti, and will work in harmony with that body. Bricks in Carloads from Gonzales to San intonio Special to Tlie Light. Austin, Tex.. Oct. railroad, commission afiernuon appioiwl the application of the Gaiveston, Har- risburg and San Antonio railroad for for adoption of ;a rate of i', 9-lu cent pi-r pounds for transporta- tion of nuMMilly soM for Mu> mint rec- ords show thni only 1905 were and of those nearly the. lot ivus shipped to one of the barbuiT stntos. Tlio ship fuitiutoreii and tlify vroro lost. Very few genuine coins of lliat year oxist. Tli a director of tho mint Hint Senator Oockivll sent him several years ago what purported to he of Ihese dollars for nn exaniinnlioii to Us goniilnonoss. tho heat, llui "4" dropped off. show ins that, tho lust iitftire on an ordinary coin had been romovcd and tiiis sub- stituted, hilt so Beverly ttiut nothing less Minn fierce heat would reveal cloeopUon. Counterfeits arc bnlioved lo lip plen- tiful, GERMAN CARP !N THE BRAZOS. Special Tho IJgtit. _ ___ Waro. TPX.. Ort. poofl ninny lying ju tli6' briish near tho corner German earn are heinsf hronprhl In of AVost Houston and Fvio J ami sold. Vlsfiermrn elaim thcv Tbe wan appeared to" bo In n dyhis fi'om tho fresh watei's of nraxo1', lint .somo of thesft aiv' in the back water and catch I nf the river. They were bought Mexican Found Dying In tbe Brash by Police A McLean, giving his namo RS A. Oe HIo Blanco Leon, was found hy OIHcer yesterday nftoruoon condition and was conveyed to (lip city hospital. VISIT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL. ily yesterday. Special to The l.lKln. Austin. Tox. .Oct. Ooueriil Hell wrin. TO .San Au- tonio.today (o appear for the state in a caso ponding in tho district court For Mic lust ff'.v dnys_heavy ruin have visited Tamnioo asul iclshbprlng districts. ami Tame.si rivtTs Imvo llnodeJ Itnr- bide nnd Cnscnjal, suburbs of T.uniil- ?o and even n number of streets mrir 'lip ccnti'i' of tlio cll.v. Trunk' In carried on there by niejns nf ca- uue.s. GOVERNOR RETURNS MONDAY. to Tho Austin. Tox.. Oct. vi IIR. the iirivatp n telegram Prom uiir stiiring hn bail hrr tnlned wiir' ho Jiai'ii In Austin nn-li Jlmi-lu I COMPRESS CO. CK Spcclut tu Aufjllii. I
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