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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - April 16, 1891, San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio daily Light published at san Antonio. Vicar county Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume 76 san Antonio Texas thursday april 3 6. 1891 Price a year Bank. Antonio Texas. B. Lock Wood Safe Deposit vaults s. Ass. Xxx Pearl the purest Aud Best. Delivered to any part of the City. Gram opera thursday Friday saturday and sunday april 16, 17, 18, 19, saturday matinee tour of the world of the Chevalier Aldo Martini world s greatest slight of hand performer the King of conjuror decided by Ever living european Sovereign and his trans Atlantic Marvel company. C3ff" no Advance in prices. Box office open thursday morning. Madame Ama clairvoyant who by her advice has saved thousands from ruin. She describes your future Hus band and wife and Lias made counties Homes Happy. 4-o9 Acequia St. 4-8-lm press association. Guthrie april press association meets in Oklahoma City May 8. Heady on san Jac Tito Day. San Francisco april Union Iron works company san Francisco announce that the coast defense vessel Monterey will be ready for launching on april 21. No arsenic to used. Boston april committee on Public health with three members dissenting today reported in the Senate Bill prohibiting the use of arsenic in manufacturing Wall paper Etc. Columbus Jongs. Special to the Light. 1 , Texas april tractor Harris has fallen upon evil lines As to the Artesian Well Aud has been compelled by circumstances to Start the fourth one. All within the space of a few feet. Rock at a depth of about 100 feet was encountered in each Well and proved too trouble some to Drill through. The last Well. Which is now being bored is about 210 feet deep and we Trust May turn out All o. K. Mes Frt. A. A. Gregory and Ilott. L. Foard jr., two prominent Young gentleman of this City returned Home tuesday night from Galveston. The fruit crop seems to have escaped Jack Frost and gives promises of being Large. The second annual picnic to be give e4 under the auspices of the t. A. L. K. Of this City is billed to take place next tuesday. F. Tenant Relief. April members of parliament forming the Mccarthy ites Section of the Irish party met to Day and after discussing the Condi Tion of the evicted tenants decided upon a prompt renewal of the Meas for the tenants Relief. Galveston sends a delegation to Houston to meet president Harrison telegraphic. Associated press dispatches an058tate specials. Up to the time of going to press broke up the gang. Montgomery ala., april Yective Cheatham succeeded at a late hour last night in breaking up a notorious gang of Young desperadoes who have Tor some time terrorized certain districts in Pike county Koch s remedy discarded. Berlin april medical faculty of the University of Bonn has abandoned the use of both Koch s and Liebreich s remedies for tuber Rusk stops at Galveston. Washington april Rusk will accompany the presidential party Only As far As Galveston to which place he goes for the purpose of making inquiries concerning the presence of Texas fever among cattle. Borrowing the funds. Quebec que., april Mercier and treasurer Shehyn of Quebec have made preliminary arrangements Lor a new provincial Komi of the Bankers Are said to be French German and dutch houses. Gen. I nuni very Iii. Chicago april Green b. Raum United states commissioner of pensions is seriously ill at the grand Pacific hotel physicians Are constantly in attendance. The Gen eral has been ailing for several weeks with cold and symptoms of a Grippe. More italian immigrants. New York april Hundred italians were added to the population of new York today by the unloading of the steamship Columbia. A rigid medical examination is under Way now and some of these immigrants will be returned to Tuple h ars unfit to Laud. Want a Keelver. Boston april Stock holders of the Para rubber shoe con Pauy v f this City have petitioned for the appointment of a receiver for the company alleging fraud Aud the insolvency of the firm As reasons for such action. Dead abolitionist. Boston april rain w. Blanchard the abolitionist died at his Home in Neponset mass., this morning aged eighty. He was enthusiastic in the anti slavery cause and was intimately associated with Garrison Philips and the other leaders of that movement. A Igor improving. April Al Ger who has been confined to his bed at Detroit since a week ago wednesday last is improving rapidly. He will be about again in a few weeks. New York death last. New York april were 154 death recorded at the Bureau of vital statistics today for the past Twenty four hours. Cat of these were Twenty deaths from grip complicated with other diseases. Indianapolis postmaster. Indianapolis ind., april can be stated with a fair degree of certainty that Edward p. Thompson will be appointed postmaster of Indianapolis in place of the late William Wallace. Or. Thompson was first assistant under , and is now in charge of the office. Except during the Cleveland administration he has been connected with the service in this City since 1865. It la almost a foregone conclusion and meets with the unanimous approval of the people of this City. Maple and company. London april old and Well known House furnishing firm of Maple co., having a number of places of business in this City a Branch House in Paris and correspondents in Madras Smyrna Calcutta and Tab Eez probably the largest concern in the Bouse furnishing and fitting business in Europe has it is announced today been formed into a limited liability company. The Cap ital of the company will be 000. Fire in new Jersey. Elizabeth n. J., april City today suffered a great loss by fire which occurred in the Centre of the business portion. The burned buildings the most prominent in Broad Street were the Arcade and first National Bank buildings. The Arcade was totally destroyed. It was by sex congressman Amos Clark and contained the Post office. It Cost total loss late telegrams boiled Down from private special and other sources. The state forces on the Rio Grande will be increased. Corpus Christ is to have another news journal. San Marcos is training its choir for the Chautauqua Del Rio is hot Over the removal of the troops from the Border. Guatemala and mexican claims commission is finishing its work. Chattanooga gives pres Den t Harri son a most enthusiastic Welcome. The Cabinet of Portugal have All re signed. It is rumoured the Salvador minister to Mexico is to be recalled. Ban Luis Potosi reports Rich Miner Al finds. Matter of Galveston Harbor contracts is yet undecided. Call and Bloxham Are running a close race for the Florida senators hip. The Western Congress at Kansas City is fully represented. Cuero is Happy Over the Complete Ness of her fire Protection. Money is More stringent in new York and rises to 5 per cent. Wheat Market firm and prices close higher. The French press generally think Italy premature in her action. General Spinola s remains were entered this morning ill new York City. The lumbermen s association of Texas hold its next meeting in san Antonio. Heavy electric storm at Dennison Burns out the electric Light machinery and several buildings Are struck. The correspondence in the italian matter shows no disposition to Back Dowd on or. Elaine s part. Or Blaine informs Italy that he did not agree to pay indemnity or Promise that it would be paid. Blaine said that United states recognizes the principles of indemnity. Colton receipts continue to How heavy Advance Over last year s sup ply Galveston s Saenger fest grows in interest and perfect less As the rehearsals continue. Cuero largely increases her Spring of cattle As the season advances. Foster s is generally accepted As a sure appointment to the railway com Mission. There will no doubt be an extra session of the legislature for the apportionment of the state. Gov. Hogg and Heads of state de Par Omenta will pay their respects to president Harrison in san Antonio. Georgia will do honors to the presi Dent with Cannon and a reception the state Capitol. Mrs Hal Ford wife of president s private Secretary will be interred in Indianapolis. Blame gives Italy to understand her citizens have no More rights than american citizens. Blaine thinks no claim for indemnity can lie unless the Public auth titles have connived at the unlawful act. Mexican Consul general at san Francisco Conly Hae just left for his Post. Emma Ucb opera company continues draw crowded houses in Mexico. Birmingham will receive the presidential party with governor Jones at the fore at the Alabama state line. Mexico gets 779, and Guatemala in the claims court both countries claimed Over a million. Evan Jones winds his hearers with a three hours Alliance speech at Jeff Erson. Shiner will have its Oil Mill ready for operation when the new crop comes in. Small pox in Austin increases and several new cases have gone to the pest House. Land office treasurer Hollings Worth has been released on Bond and goes Home. The drummer s association give a grand banquet at the Driscoll Austin May 1. Corpus Chrisful will open the new Pavilion near the Mir Amer hotel May 1. Governor signs Bill authorizing m. K. T. And All its branches to consolidate under one charter. General business and agricultural depression cause and cure was the first topic considered in the Kansas City Congress. Blaine says the United states has not insured the lives nor the property of italian subjects resident in this country. Lumberman s association at hous ton adds two members to its directory and will make a exhibit at the world s fair. Blaine informs Italy that it is yet unsettled whether any treaty has been violated and that this matter must be first determined. While i to i of the democracy and shia Khz coinage written for the Light. A prominent democratic official of High standing in a letter to sex president Cleveland says i believe the apparent support of any democrats of this proposition for free coinage arose from their just desire to kill the Force Bill which thank god is now it seems amazing to ascribe such motives for the support of this measure to an intelligent and ship used conscientious body of men Many 01 whom have Long favored Tho principle involved. It is but fair to pre sume that they were prompted to sup port free coinage from the belief that it would enhance the of farm pro ducts the rate of wages and increase Prosperity by on Anding the volume of Money in circulation. That their logic May be the product of immature thought and vague reasoning a sentimental Digrius fatuous argues no want of integrity. They Are honest Silver advocates seeking a sol vent for a evil that perhaps no Rem Edy will cure and by their votes aligned themselves on a plane with their constituents with a precision that required neither apology nor explanation. To As sume that the democrats coalesced with a score of republicans interested in aug menting the value of Silver to enact a Law which they knew would demoralize business and impair credit to gain transient party advantage is to intimate their willingness to form improper alliances whenever it will prolong party ascend ency. No measure of ethics or Honor permits the achieve ment of needful and honest legislation by encumbering of it with ambiguous measures to attract mercenary Aid nor justifies a Cabal in relegating to the undertaker s limbo a party measure to exploit another infinitely More Damag ing to Public welfare. Wholesome legis lation is impartial rests on intrinsic Merit Aud is divested of the esoteric methods and Complex appliances which Are sometimes invented to achieve ulterior and illicit ends not obtainable in the sunlight of honest Endeavor. Self inter est invites the Silver states to advocate free coinage with its Twenty five per cent of Fiat value to stimulate its production a fact singly Uuttu Iem to discourage its Espousal elsewhere Yil u v set a whole party vote for this a dissent too feeble u excite a Ripple inspired with the notion that its Success would a Vail Wilile uhf ii to the Labouring classes in fax t it unconsciously amp Usu error. Would the Nisi injure who indirectly expect the largest profit from it. It is not Wise for a party to seek the opinion of the tickle multitude to conform to it and speak for it whether it be right or wrong nor to engraft upon its sound doctrines delusive theories that May have a mistaken faction behind them clamor ing for a policy sure to work its own destruction. Nor to devise a platform so hybrid in Structure so veiled in metamorphic verbiage that it May signify one policy in the North Ami another at the West and South. The fact is obvious that when National platforms contravene the principles the party has voted for during the preceding four years they do not express real opinions but Are framed to win votes which the record of the party would not give them. The experience of centuries has demonstrated that Gold and Silver Are the most convenient metals Chat can be used As mediums of Exchange in business transactions. That Gold from its greater value in proportion to us bulk and weight is much the More desirable of the two for this purpose hence Silver has been Rele gated to a subsidiary position As com pared with Jerold and As related to its own use in earlier periods when cruder methods Subserve the limited operations of Trade and Commerce and before the utmost facility in All material develop ments had become in the great commercial and manufacturing centers Silver Coin must henceforth play a very subordinate role. Us Only apparent Utility being its fun Riou As fractional pieces. Treasury notes based on Silver at current value will circulate freely As Gold so Long As there is Little divergence in the relative value of the two instals. Currency being the More convenient Agency in Exchange it is possible the certificates May take the place of the coins in a great measure. As a monetary agent in the present business of the country Silver has the same fitness As has the lumber Wagon for general rail Road Tracie. The objection to the use of Silver is limited to its being pressed into service without adaptation. The first coinage was authorized in april 1702 and up to 1873 but seven and a half million Dollar pieces had been coined. And at the latter Date none of them could be found outside of the hands of the col lectors of Coin curiosities. They had risen in value until As Bullion they touched 1.31, and had been turned into spoons and Forks. Sofas flyer dollars had been of no material service As Money and had not their value relegated them to the melting pot they were too cumbrous to be popu Lar As such. The phrase the Silver Dol Lar of our daddies is of modern coinage and conveys an impression of something that had merely a mythical existence. There was no pressure for the Silver Dollar until 1878 Silver had declined so that it was remunerative to Coin it into dollars. The government then began coining it at the rate of per annul. This was expected to appreciate Silver but it slowly declined until the Silver to make a Dollar was sold at cents but rallied to about 7t cents in january 1890. At the session of Congress in 1890 an act was d requiring the annual Purchase of ounces of Silver Worth some and to be paid for in Treasury notes which would circulate As currency. I though this exceeds our production the present Bullion value of the Silver Dollar is but 76 cents and we have of them piled up in the Treasury which no creditor of the government i will take for maturing Bonds. In View of this plethora of Silver Coin that is refused How absurd is Tho conclusion that free coinage will us a monetary Ercula on that the people will absorb. Is there of by equity in the anomalous demand that the government transform 76 cents Worth of Silver into a Dollar for the Bene Tufa few not objects of special solicitude while leaving Arother needy Elass it id the cold to shirk for themselves without any Bonus whatever the class who advocate Issue of Money by the government 10 be loaned to the needy per cent favor free coinage deeming it the entering wedge to full fledged Fiat Money. Of the one and a half billion in circulation the first of april was in Gold in subsidiary

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