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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - August 6, 1891, San Antonio, Texas Place your insurance Wuh Sim Hart Alamo Antonio Dail y Light published at san Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And registered at the Post of file As second class mail Nutter. Money to loan at a Harts Alamo Plaza. Volume Al number 171 san Antonio Texas thursday August 6 1891. Price $5 a Yeroc Wooi a Missal Bank Han Antonio Texas. J it. Lockwood pre Jdonte . Safe Deposit line new a Park amp to a steamship co a to Newyork direct steamers leave Galveston every wednesday and saturday the cheapest and most delightful route to new York and Europe for through ticket., state coins etc., apply to the Mallory line office i Commerce St. W. Y0un6. Gen l South to pass r agent. I860�? the �?1891washington life insurance Coni Pany of new York. Assets $11,000,000.00 if you contemplate insuring your life Reserve decision until you have examined the plans methods and practices of the Washington life. B. Day manager southwestern dept., san Antonio Texas Frk Fth from the wires new York aug. 5.�?a vigilance committee took John Clayton from his cottage at Bay head n. J., and gave him a Good ducking. Berlin aug. 6.�?the Catholic press hold that the Popes action in de dining Ca Hensley a last application was a blow struck at the Dreiband Aud the nationalities represented in the St. Raphael societies. London aug. 6 a William Randall Bremer member tor hangers town division gives notice that at the next session of the House of commons he will introduces Resolution tora treaty Between England and the United plates to submit All differences to arbitration. Rahway aug. 6.�?a broken Axle on a freight train caused an Accident this morning in which trackman Peter Mccaney Shack was broken and breast mashed. Sacramento City aug. 6.�?the annual conference of the african methodist episcopal Church con vane yesterday. Right reverend Bishop Grant of Sau Antonio Texas presided. A new York aug. 6 a steamship finance has brought in the Crews of the ship steadfast which was wrecked on the Island of Santa Cruz the Captain was reported As insane and suicide. New Orleans aug 6�?Cotton spot steady at 7 1-8 for mid. Rice 4 7-8 to 5c. Winslow Arizona aug. 6.�?the famous Coqui indians Snake dance which is held every two years commenced yesterday on the reservation sixty Miles from Here. Boston aug. 6.�?professor Felix in address on ethics at the Plymouth school of ethics suggested that the chronic invalid should be permitted to depart in peace Syracuse n. Y., aug. 6.�?a passenger and freight train collided near port Byron on the West Shore Road at seven this morning. Eleven dead persons were taken from the wreck and Many Are reported wounded. Lisbon aug. 6.�?a water spout on one of the acor Esmo islands killed six persons Aud caused Rueh damage. Chicago August 5.�?the Secretary of the Chicago gaslight company has called upon the directors for return of $7,500,000 first mortgage Bonds. Jackson miss., August 6.�?senator George is badly beaten at the primaries by Barksdale Alliance candidate. San Francisco cal., aug. 6.�?the Charleston arrived yesterday. Humeston la., aug. 6.�?b b. Gwinn shot and instantly killed Hia brother in Law Liberty Snooks because the latter called g winns Mother a liar. The murderer surrendered himself. Atlanta aug. 6.�?the engineers on the Marietta amp North Georgia railway claim that manager Glover has not carried out recent agreement and that toe strike will be renewed. The income tax Plank of the Ohio democratic platform was in the Lan Guage of its author Hon. G. W. Houk of Dayton inserted because it would a capture lots of Farmers or Houk w ill probably discover in the near future that Ohio tanners Are not so Green As he and his democratic colleagues supposed to them to be. Late Telegraph. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time of going to press a dead Earl. London August 6.�?the Earl of Dartmouth is dead aged sixty eight years. Tennyson amt the boys Home. London aug. 6.�?lord Tennyson in a letter to the papers appeals to the Public not to forget Gen. Gordon a project tor a boys Home and says that funds Are needed. Yellow fever in Mexico. St. Louis August 6.�?associated press dispatches from City of Mexico declare that Small pox is epidemic at Acapulco and that the american Consul at Vera Cruz is Down with yellow fever. A year s arbitration. Berne August 6.�?the Delagoa Bay Railroad arbitration committee met today and arranged their Mode of procedure. Council will be allowed to plead and the work of arbitration last at least a year. Coming Down like men. Birmingham ala., August 6.�?at a meeting of citizens last night the citizens of Birmingham subscribed $102 000 to a $1,000,000 steel Plant. The citizens wet e asked by the promoters for $150,000 Aud the other $48,-000 is in sight. France and Italy agree. Berlin aug. 6.�?the National Gazette has a dispatch from Rome saying that France and the Vatican entered into a new agreement in july by which France undertakes to help the Vatican in its financial pm Barras Mentan the Vatican is to support the Republic at Home and abroad. The two parties also agreed it is said to promote the Republican prop Gauda in Italy. Opinion in the King trial. Memphis. Aug. 6 a tilt opinion by judge Dubose in the motion for a new trial in the Case of h. Clay King which has been expected for some time will not b9 made Public until next saturday. The opinion will be read in open court and no court will be held until that Day. Enlarging the town. Berlin aug., 2.�?herr Herrfurth minister of the Interior informed a suburban delegation that the government had decided to Annex to Berlin All the nearest suburbs the combined population of which amounts to about 200,000 chileans Are hot. Lima Peru aug. 6.�?intense excitement has been created in diplomatic circles Here by a fierce personal encounter Between the representative of the chilian revolutionary party Aud a military attache of the chilian government legation. From All accounts the attacking party was the attache and the assault is said to have been it a most brutal character. Peruvian government has taken up the matter. More trouble Iii China. London aug 6.�?the British Consul at Foo Chow China telegraphs to the foreign office that the reports that riots Are imminent Are True. He says that europeans Are adequately protected by the chinese officials As Well As by the presence of foreign gunboats. The Tribune not in it. New York August 6.�?the grand jury yesterday afternoon handed up a Batch of indictments against the editors and publishers of new York City newspapers All except the Tribune. Charging them with Misdemeanour in publishing details of the execution of the four murderers recently killed at Bing Bing. The Tribune was the Only paper that was Lound to have complied with the Law. The indicted men will be summoned to give bail. Per capita circulation. Washington August 5.�?a statement has been prepared at the Treasury department in regard to the amounts of Money in circulation the 1st of july of the year 1880, 1865, 1885, 1889 and 1891, from which it appears that the assertion that there has been since the War a great reduction of the amount of Money in circulation is without foundation., it is shown by the statement that the amount of Money in circulation in 1860 was about $485,000,000 and the amount per capita was $13 85. In 1865 there was $723,000,000 in circulation and the per capita amount was $20 82. Twenty years later the circulation was $23 02, while of the 1st of Jaugu Ary last the amount was nearly $,1,529,000,000, with $24 Ioas the per capita allowance the highest in the history of the United states. Henry Irving better. London aug 6.�?Henry Irving who has been suffering from an affection of the Throat which impaired his voice Bas been operated upon by sir e k. Mckenzie and is now rapidly recovering. Gladstone is jubilant. London August 6 a or. Gladstone in a letter congratulating or. Bond upon his Victory at Wisbech writes even the conservatives Aud the unionists judging from recent utterances now recognize that their game is up. A big Batch of pensions. Washington aul 6 a pension payments aggregating $7,5000,000 have been made by the United states treasurer since the 1st, and have reduced the Cash balance from $55,783,715 to 248,277,449. A Eligius persecutors. City of Mexico aug. 6�?borne of the most intimate friends of gov. Flores of Durango Are implicated in the recent assault on an american protestant in that state. Gov. Flores is known to be a fanatic in religious matters. More sensation about Blaine. New York . William Baldwin who attended Secretary Blaine while he was ill in Florence Italy arrived yesterday in response to summons from the Famiie and left for bar Harbor. Late telegrams the Spanish revolution. Barcelona aug. 6�?bix arrests have been made at bar Bart and three in Barcelona in connection with yesterdays revolutionary attempts at the Barcelona Barracks. It is stated that Twenty conspirators met in a cafe on saturday and concocted the details of the affair. Of Brien fighting bankruptcy. Dublin aug. 6 a the registrar in bankruptcy today issued a order granting or. Of Brien a further Extension of three Days la which to show cause Why a decree in bankruptcy against him should not be issued. will now fight the matter to the hitter Eudas should a decree be issued declaring him a bankrupt he would be debarred from sitting As a member of the House of commons. Rose fur Small cause. London ausust 6.�?on the Stock Exchange today Argentine securities Rose owing to a report that Salisbury favored sending exchequer experts to the Argentine Republic to inquire into the financial position of the government with a View to suggesting a remedy for its pm harassment. Paris to the Heathen Chinee Paris August 6�?m. Ribot has intimated to the chinese legation Here that if the measures adopted by the chinese government have no better effect in the future than they had had in the past the european Powers would arrange for joint intervention to protect the lives Aud property of their citizens in China. A disappointed envoy. City of Mexico aug. 6.�?gerono Mio Pou the salvadoran minister to Mexico reached ban Salvador july 29, and the next Day called on president ezeta who received him coolly. Pou was disappointed to find that a new minister Senor Galindo had been appointed to this country in Bis place. Galindo will leave Salvador for Mexico on augusl12 More War talk. Sofia. Aug. 6.�?rumors prevail that Active preparations Are Belg made by military authorities of Bulgaria for War. Officials deny rumours but Bulgaria recently placed a Large order for artillery with the Krupps. Another by Tunnel. New York aug. 6.�?sir Henry Tyler president of the grand trunk railway arrived on the Steamer Majestic. He says the Tunnel under the by. Clair River at Detroit is finished All but the approaches where some trouble owing to soft and Slippery ground is encountered. News via new York. New York aug. 6.�?general j. Clarkson chairman Republican National committee Aud senator Allison of Iowa on Senate finance committee had a conference yesterday on the need of unusual efforts of republicans in Iowa Campaign. Pilgrimage to treves to look upon the holy coat has commenced and one Hundred and thirty two pilgrims left of Friesland yesterday. It is expected that a Hundred thousand will go from America. It is said that Augustin duly has concluded arrangements for annual engagement of Henry Irving. Boiled Down from private special and other sources. The Dungan c Var. Receiver is asked tor the Kansas City Bridge and terminal company. Reagan says rates on Cotton in Texas must go lower. Chicago and Alton leave chairman Finlay the bag to hold. Two Saloon keepers arrested in Houston tor egging Sam Jones. Bee Farmers look tor 3-4 of a Bale to the Aore. Silver at new York is gradually dropping to the $1 Mark. Parliament clones in London to reopen october 24. Queen vie compliments parliament on its legislation tor Ireland. Inter nation socialist Congress meets in Brussels sunday August 16. Yoakum reports a Good rain but not of general extent. Shiner Texas has received her first too Bales of Cotton crop of 1891 92. Luling has had rain three Days in succession and crops Are too plug. The sugar Trust War hav Sneyer against speckles is denied. Beeville is visited w re several showers. Corpus Christi and the coast have been enjoying Fine Rains. C unto clerk Hudson a House Sherman rained and $250 stolen. Train derailed five killed Aud to Hurt North of Kalamazoo Mich. Next National Encampment g. will be held at Washington d. C. G. A. R deaths for the year ended june 80, 1891, was 5,530. The assets of the g. A. R. Are $247,-110. Of which $1,804 is Cash balance. The color question has entered the g. A r. And is causing trouble. Woman a Relief corps auxiliary to g. A. La is in session in Detroit. Grand army Relief fund was drawn on last year to the amount of half a million. G. A. R. Has 49 departments 7409 posts 397,941 comrades in Good staud ing. Grant Monument fund g. A. It. Is $11,545, Only interest Aud $11 increase for the year. Senator Pfeffer sends his regrets to Cincinnati convention and stays away. The feeling Between the k. Of l. Aud labor federation makes Ohio Farmers suspicious. Quay will Lead the fight Iii Penn Sylvania against Harrison a renomination. The democrats in Ohio Are relying on the defection of coloured voters from Mckinley. The third a artists Are very slow in getting together in Cincinnati convention. The third a artists Wrangle Over Cincinnati delegates but admit the woman there Are an infinite variety of opinions in the third party Ohio convention on platform. Cincinnati convention has wrestled with platform a effectually for twelve hours. Alabama is the Only state not represented in g. A. R. To Maui a Relief corps. Eagle pass officials have broken up a smuggling gang Long notorious there. The third party Tea of Texas Issue a Call for a state convention at Dallas aug. 17. Poland Aud the United states will he represented in the Brussels Congress. Socialists propose to hold the next International convention in Chicago in 1893. Bismarck says the renewal of the triple Alliance is Germany a mistake also Williams London visit. Queen vie says matters Are far advanced towards arbitrating Behring sea troubles. French Chambers has not ratified the new four Diane agreement As yet. Grand Lodge knights of Honor in session at Galveston will adjourn today. A coloured preacher is whipped by Waco White Caps. No cause assigned for the cowardly deed. The ticket for the third party Ohio is chaos scores of candidates on deck Andy no Confidence prices it new Orleans for Cotton Are 15 Points higher than the lowest reached this summer. Proposed commission rates on Cotton makes a reduction of 41 7-10 per cent of Arkansas pass rates. Omaha Kansas and Gulf Are preparing for immediate construction from Denison southward. The Texas railways complain of ruinous rates proposed by the commission. Judge advocate general g. A. R. Holds that a White and coloured department cannot occupy the same ground. The grand commander holds that they can. The legality of the present criminal Laws quest inned to the san Antonio Light. During the past few weeks much has been written concerning the Duncan Case and to me it seems that in almost every instance the main Point at issues has said Duncan has been legally Aud properly convicted by a fair Aud impartial jury of Bon att de citizens of the great state of Texas has been 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 he Gai Sayed by anyone but the fixing that crime upon the actual party who committed it is one of the questions at Issue now Aud if tune were allowed it is sincerely believed by Many that parties other than Dick Duncan would be found guilty of the iut Amous crime he now stands convicted ? of. But the great Point at Issue is eau the authorities of the state of Texas sit quietly Down and look complacently upon his execution when there Are grave doubts and not groundless ones in the minds of May of the most prominent jurists of the state As to whether he was legally convicted. The Laws of our country Are specific and Plain As to How and when a Man can become a citizen of this country and if by some mistake or error of some acting officials a Man in improperly naturalized As can be shown to the satisfaction of the most sceptical in at least one instance in number of jurors in the Duncan Case the a said Duncan 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 Quot baud writing on the Wall and not half so hard to interpret. It Dick a Tucau committed the awful crime with which he now stand charged Aud possibly convicted let him Haug hut lot it be done in a Legal Maimer and by the verdict of twelve citizens of this great state Aud not by a collection of men part of whom Are citizens some aliens and others Tough aliens cannot under existing Laws become citizens of this great Republic. It is an old just Rule at Law that it is better for ninety and nine guilty Neu to f o 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 his clemency asked in a Case of this stud. Many of us can remember the time when not Only this state but All the states in the Union were in the throes of a great civil War when 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 or being found asleep at his Post of duty president Lincoln Folind time to investigate his Case and Grant him a Pardon he so richly deserved. Our governor has much better Call an extra session of the state legislature and set to right at once Aud forever the doubts concerning the Validity of our present so called revised statutes a than to Chaveau extra session of said legislature fur the purpose of asking Pardon of the Alieu 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 a door May have his neck broken that the extra session or some other session of the legislature will med our broken statutes Aud the Alieu die Happy i am no More so help me a Bob a shooting at fort Worth. Geo. Wait Pool Hli oots Bob likes tor Lati Deruig his sister. Fort Worth August 6.�?at seven this morning George a amp Pooi opened fire upon Bob hikers Bis brother in Law. Hikers being unarmed an followed by Warpool who continued shooting. Hikers received wounds in his left shoulder and left Side the Ball passing through the body inflicting probably fatal wounds. One Bullet hit a Man sitting in front of hotel indicting 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 he did not kill hikers outright. Warpool claims hikers abused Aud slandered his sister. Gov. Hunt Hick. Chicago August 6.�?a. C. Hunt of Texas sex governor of Colorado is dangerously ill with Haemorrhage of the brain at the Tremont Bouse. The family at Pueblo Colorado has been telegraphed for. To buy Pecoud hand ships. Chicago aug. 6.�?the directors of the pan american transportation company have determined to Purchase second hand ships with a portion of the first million paid instead of constructing new steel ships

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