San Antonio Daily Light Newspaper Archives Aug 6 1891, Page 1

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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - August 6, 1891, San Antonio, TexasPlace your insurance with Sim Hart Alamo Plaza san Antonio Dail i at san Antonio. Bexar county. And at As second class mail matter. M o n by to loan at Hart s Alamo Plaza. Volume 171 san Antonio Texas thursday August 6 1891 Price a year Bank. J9 , Texas. Lock Wood. President . Safe Deposit vaults Mallory line new Kork ask the legality of tie present Grinj Inal i Awe. Oik is Tothy san Antonio . I during the past few weeks much has been written concern aug the Dun can Case and to me it Sevetus Bat in almost every instance the main Point at Issue has said Duncan has been Ami properly convicted by a fair and impartial jury of Bonavide citizens of the great state of Texas has Deen lost sight of by the various writers that a foul crime was committed one that the perpetrator should Sutler the full penalty of the Law is not to be Gai Sayed by anyone but the fixing that crime upon the actual party who committed it is one of the a Estious at it time were allowed it is sincerely believed by Many that arties other than Dick Duncan would be found guilty of the infamous crime he now stands convicted of. But the great Point at Issue scan the authorities of the stat of Texas sit quietly Down and look complacently upon his execution when Ere Are grave doubts and not round less ones in tie Mlls of of the most prominent jurists of the an to he was legally convicted. The Laws of our country Are Spe Ifica and Plain As to How and Wueri a Man can become a citizen of this country and if by some mistake or error of some acting officials a Man is improperly natural As can be shown to the satisfaction of the most sceptical in leapt one in stance in number of jurors in the Duncan Case Eaid do can was illegally convicted. Now the question can and will the authorities let Dick Duncan be executed with this Patent doubt Hung Lull in their face and As plainly to be seen As the famous baud writing on the Wall and not half 00 hard to inter pret. In Dick a Tucau committed the awful crime with Wuich he now charged and possibly convicted let him hang but lot u be done in a Legal manner and by the verdict of twelve citizens of this great and not by a col Lection of men. Pare of whoa Are citizens Nome aliens and others Tough aliens cannot under existing Laws become citizens of this great Republic. It in an old just Rule at Law Bat it a better for ninety and nine guilty Meu to to free than that one innocent person should perish by its mandates. Some say that our Hon. Governor cannot afford to have his time taken up nor Hiu clemency asked in a Case of this kind. Many of us can remember the time when not Only this state but All the states in the Union were in the of a great civil War Beu the chief executive of this nation was taxed to his utmost to be ready Tor any emergency yet when a boy in the u. S. Army was condemned by his Superior to die Lor being found asleep at his Post of duty president Lincoln found time to la Vest Gate his Case and Grant him a Pardon he so richly deserved. Our governor has much better Call a extra session of the state Legi Sitf t lire and set to right at once Aud for Ever the doubts concerning the Validity of our present so called revised than to Chaveau extra ses Sion of said legislature for the Pur pose of asking Pardon of the alien Tor the past acts of our legislators who passed Laws to Benefit the actual citizen and actual resident of the state. Hoping that the actual perpetrator of the crime Laid at Dick Duncan s door May have his neck broken that the extra session or some other ses Sion of the legislature will mend our broken statutes and the alien die Happy i am More so help me bos shooting at fort Worth. Geo Shoota Bob Lor his sister. Fort Worth August 6. At seven this morning George Warpool opened fire upon Bob Klekers his brother in Law. Hikers being unarmed followed by Warpool who continued shooting. Bikers received wounds in Bis left shoulder and Lett Side the Ball passing through the body inflicting probably fatal wounds. One Bullet hit a Man sitting in front of hotel inflicting a terrible wound and another struck a negro in the head but tailed to penetrate the Skull. Warpool has been arrested and expressed regret that be did not kill Elkers outright. Warpool claims Elkers a bused and slandered his sister. Hunt sick. Chicago August Hunt of Texas sex governor of Colorado dangerously ill with Haemorrhage of the brain at to Petremont Bouse. The family at Pueblo Colorado has been telegraphed for. To buy second Chicago aus. Directors of the pan american transportation company have determined to Pur Chase second hand ships with a por Tion of the first million paid instead of constructing new steel ships

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