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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - December 10, 1891, San Antonio, Texas San Antonio daily Light. Published at san Antonio Bexar county Texas and registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume Xii number 278 san Antonio Texas thursday december to i 89 i Price $5 a year Lockwood National Bank. San Antonio Texas. Lockwood pres Muir cashier. Safe Deposit vaults i Ilia by less than Cost we have decided owing to our limited space to close out our entire millinery department by january i and As we Are too Busy to re Mark each and every article we have decided to save time by sacrificing All hence we will sell everything in the department at just one half the present actual Price. This is no advertising scheme but the straight truth which will readily be seen by pricing our goods. Remember everything at just half of Dorfner amp Telegraph. Associated press dispatches an state specials. Up to the time of go Ungto press Seguin notes. Sequin tex., dec. 9,1891. To san Antonio daily Light about ten of clock last night fire was discovered in the Nolte Cotton Yard. The fire company were there in a very few minutes and extinguished the fire before much damage was done. Only five Bales burned and they were partly covered by insurance. Little miss Bettie Krezdorn had her shoulder badly dislocated yesterday by an overturning piece of furniture. Invitations to the a Mistletoe balls will be issued in a few Days it is to take place dec. 29th, and the ladies of the episcopal Church will furnish supper for the occasion and it is hoped they will realize a goodly sum. Mrs. F. Furman was buried Here yesterday. She had been ill for quite a Long time. The German methodist conference is in session Here now. Maryland s new senator. Washington dec. Hopper Gibson the new senator from Maryland May not get very much Honor out of his new Ofilos but there is Money in it for him. Senator Wilson died on feb. 24, 1890, just one week before his term expired. The salary he would have drawn for those seven Days was paid to his widow by Resolution of the Senate. Wilson had been re elected and senator Gibson a appointment carries with it the salary from March 8, last so that now he is entitled to draw $3,808, with mileage to Aud from Easton iud., at the rate of to cents a mile each Way. He is also entitled to $125 Worth of stationery or the equivalent in Cash. This constitutes the perquisites of a senator together with three wooden packing boxes each year several tons of bound Aud. Unbound Public documents the privilege of being shaved free of Cost at a Senate Barber shop and a clerk at $0.00 per Day to assist in attending to the correspondence. Worlds fair reception. New Orleans dec. worlds fair commissioners for Louisiana Thos. Woodward and Davidson a Penn Aud the lady representatives of the state misses Josephine shake speak and Kat bet inel. Minor Are holding a Public off Cial reception at the City Hail today. The women worlds fair commissioners Hope to induce each Parish to exhibit what is specially indigenous to their locality. It is proposed to have on exhibition at the Lair a number of acadian women spinning their flax thread and dyeing it Aud weaving into their various clothes especially the Atta Kapas jeans that Bas often been called Louisiana Broadcloth general Andrew Jackson Henry Clay and other men famed in history made their appearance in Atta Kapas Jesus in Washington d j., before the most distinguished guests. At one time this cloth had a National reputation. Banjo club entertainment. Atlanta gv.,. state University glee and Banjo club will give a entertainment at the opera House tonight Whitfi will be a society and musical event of unusual interest. Gladstone Speaks tonight. London dec. 10.�?the Drift of Pinion of the National club is in Ivor of giving the Farmers judicial ants fixed As in Ireland for a deflate period and purchasing Powers similar to those granted by the Ash Mourne act. Or. Gladstone retains n open mind on the subject on ditch he will speak at the agric dial conference to be held at then amp Rioual Liberal club tonight. But he a dead. New York dec. name of the Man who threw the bomb in Russell sages office is still unknown and All theories a9 to his identity have been disprove. Bloody albanians. Belgrade dec. Ion the Mae Sori tribe of albanians raided and burned Poschar and Lang eve in 8ervia, and killed eleven persons and plundered houses. Dom Pedross funeral. Paris dec. Ion the funeral of Dom Pedro the sex emperor of Brazil was held to Day at noon from the Church of the Mandeville the remains for the present will be buried at Lisbon. An Effort will be made later to have the brazilian government Grant the wish of the dead emperor that his remains might be allowed to rest in Brazil. Telegraphed so strike. San Francisco dec. Teleg Raphers on the Southern Pacific railway lines in Arizona and new Mexico struck yesterday on account of the affidavit required of them swearing they will not belong to the order of railway Teleg Raphers without consent of the superintendent. New Steamer arrives. New Orleans dec. norwegian steamship Jarl the first of a new line of steamers to ply Between new Orleans Aud Boca Del Toro in the fruit Trade arrived this morning. English and new York capitalists organized the company and will charter several More steamers in the same Trade making new Orleans a port of entry in the United states. Springers idea. Washington dec. . Springer in an interview says he is opposed to anything like the Mckinley Bill of two years ago and the Mills Bill of four years. He suggests the introduction of Bills embracing an article each for instance one Bill to put Iron Ore on the free list one for Coal one Cotton ties and Binder twine etc., As an offset to free Wool manufactured goods should they be reduced. The committee on manufactures should be Given new importance and increased to 15 members to democrats and 5 republicans and should be ready to Lay a report before Congress next Sluter. If the democrats carry the next congestion a1 and presidential elections the report of the commute would be made the basis of an exhaustive Tariff Bill. Hanukah Ball. The Young folks of Temple Beth Al Iii fancy dress. At the Casino Hall last night the children of our jewish citizens held full Sway. It was their Ball they went there to enjoy it and enjoy it they did. It was a pleasing sight to see the Little tots dressed in All sorts of pretty costumes dancing and pro menacing together. At 9 of clock they formed into a grand March and marched in grand style to the dining Hall where they ate with grand appetites delicious ice Cream and cake. At to of clock a Home Sweet Home was danced after which the Little ones departed and their elders took the floor and danced but ii the Small hours of the morn bade them leave. Among the families represented were the following Frank Deutsch j a. And a. ,8chatzkey, Wolf Sou Wolff Hart Levy Moritz Cohen Dullnig Koenigheit Boult Blum Borsch Marks Piccard Zoellner Gans King Levi Smith Dwyer Oldenburg Jacobson Mebane Goodman Michael a. Koenigheit Somerfield Suez Becher Stern Sommers Dreyfus Loeb Vieth Joske Strauss Hochstadter Wyman Goldfrank Steinhardt Herby Haas Louginia mooring Joseph Efron Schmidt Pozitzer Adolph Cohen and last but not least in prominence Maxie Meyer a the mexican the committee that arranged every thing so nicely and to whom unbounded Praise is due was composed of misses Blanche Rosenfield and Lillie Cohen. Messes. Emil Frank l. L. Marks Emil Blum g. In Frank Ike Lorch and Sim Hart acted in the capacity of floor committee. The Hall was in Superb condition thanks to the management of or. Julius Reich. A a Buckless Arnica Salve. The Best Salve in the world for cats bruises sores ulcers Salt Rheum. Fever sores Tetter chapped hands chilblains corns and All skin eruptions and positively cures piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or Money refunded. Price 35 cents per Box. For Sale by Adolph dress and Dreiss Thompson amp co. 10-34 late telegrams. Boiled Down from private special and other sources. Senate adjourned immediately after Reading of message. New York world says Mills defeat a is i Dos. Foreshadows Clevelan president Welt resigns presidency of Switzerland. Chili discusses abolition of the legation in Washington. Judge refuses a new trial in saw Telle Case Concord n. H. After the Reading of the message the House adjourned until saturday. The French government accorded Royal honors to Dom Pedro a remains. Elections for norwegian parliament Are a Victory for the Liberal party. Secretary Foster is improving and there Are Good grounds for expecting his recovery. Cleveland democrats in Congress Are unusually thoughtful since Mills defeat. Rebels in Northern China sustain severe defeat at the bands of government troops. Not a dozen members of the National bar association attend the annual meeting in Washington. Of the nine injured men in Railroad wreck taken to Kansas City monday five die. Moore lottery ticket agent arrested d at Chicago and tickets found in a Coal bin. In. Yesterday finished read it was almost 2 when the Senate Der ing the message. The Reading of the message was listened to attentively by the Senate but not by the House. Counsel come to blows in court in the Kansas City treasurers embezzlement Case. Meredeth elected to succeed Lee of Virginia in Congress Democrat of course. Crisp will probably give the West and North prominence on committees avoiding sectional ism. Mills May decline the Honor of chairmanship of ways and Means if tendered. It is not thought that Crisp will punish his enemies in his committee appointments. Reed Aud Burrows of mich., will be Republican members of rules committee. Mills does not want a place on the rules committee of which he. Of w. And in. Is usually a member. It is thought Springer stands a show of being chairman of ways and Means. The general worlds fair directory will not give full Liberty to act to state directories. A crazy passenger murders a depot policeman at la Junta col., and suicides. The Garfield Park Bank Chicago will be closed As a snide gambling concern. The National Lead company n. J., capital $30,000,000, absorbs All the Lead Trust companies. Haise a bridegroom at Denver Dies from the combined effect of whisky and morphine. Talton Hall arrested at Memphis. Tenn., confesses to killing 99 men and burning a town. The English sailors fatally stabbed by prussian sailors in a fight on London docks. Thirty one state worlds fair organizations Are represented in the Chicago convocation. Sterrett of the Dallas Galveston news is member of press committee in charge of reporters gallery in the House. There May be trouble arising out of conflicts Between state and general directors in the matter of jurisdiction Over worlds fair exhibits. Senator Gorham announces Bis minority members of senatorial committee Cockrell Ransom Voorhees Harris Mcpherson Blackburn and Ken a. Suit entered at Cleveland ofor receiver for Canadian Cooper company capital $2,500,000, and Anglo american Iron company capital $5,000,000, joint owners of Canadian Nickel plate mines. In a i ii a a Olsen Al Valke. Always Quot ready to move pack and store your furniture. Ll-9lm. New York Host office. New York dec. sixty additional clerks allowed the new York Post office went to work today at salaries aggregating $86,000. Till salaries of a Large number of clerks who had been working under the minimum salary provided for by the class Ifica lion act was increased on got. I at an aggregate annual expenditure of $12,-800. The Gross receipt for the year ended on sept. 30, of this office were $6,466,911, an increase in one year of $324,068. The new stamping machines Are to be furnished the office on March i next. Big drive on at a a a coast &j3on. Pants la 19 in president a message. An Able review of National affairs presented to Congress. Our foreign relations and controversies with Italy and Chili Domestic affairs and pertinent suggest ions in relation thereto. The presidents message submitted to Congress yesterday was a voluminous document of which the following is a Clear synopsis. The reports of departments submitted to me and herewith presented with reports of Secretary of the Treasury and attorney general show Tho administrative work of the past year How every question has been decided from the stand Point of Public duty and interest. The scrutiny of Congress is invited to every Branch of Tho Public service. That of the state department has embraced an unusual number of important negotiations whose diplomatic results have been highly Beni tibial. Among them Are reciprocal Trade arrangements with Brazil. Spanish West indies and san Domingo and Well advanced negotiations with other countries which before the close of the year will probably end in decisive arrangements of great value. An agreement was reached and signed june 15th by which great Britain pending arbitration on tile Seal question agreed to prohibit the killing by her subjects of seals in the Behring sea and the u. To enforce its acts against pillage and limits its catch to 7,500 skins the agreement to hold until May 1892. It was four months after submitting this proposition before it was accepted and had it been at once agreed to would have been More effective in restraining Canadian Paoching but As it was it has prevented much destruction. Terms for arbitration satisfactory to this government have been agreed upon and these will i Hope meet the approval of Congress. A joint demarcation of the line Between Canada and u. S., especially an exact location of water boundaries is imperatively demanded. Germany Denmark Italy Austria and France have opened their ports to american imported pork. Outlines of an agreement with Germany have Boon reached looking to equitable Trade concessions. Brazil advices were too meagre to enable us to do More than express our Hope for the continued peace or the country which were accepted in a Friendly spirit. The mafia affair. The Lynching of la men of italian nationality in new Orleans last March was a deplorable affair. Representation was made to the italian minister that these men were italian citizens and a demand was made for the punishment of the guilty and to the families of Tho murdered men. The manner in which this demand was made precluded any Calm discussion of Tho affair. The views of this government As to foreigners domiciled Here were fully stated As Well As its purpose to investigate and ascertain ii any obligation rested upon the u. Correspondence has been retarded by the temporary absence of the italian minister but it is not doubted that a Friendly conclusion is attainable. I believe Congress is competent to make offences against treaty rights of foreigners domiciled Here recognizable in Tho Federal courts and that the officers of the state should be considered in such cases As Federal agents for whose acts this government would be answerable. Chilian complications. Upon the surrender of Valparaiso to the congressional forces late in August our minister was directed to recognize the new government which was done. This government refused to give belligerent rights to Tho insurgents As the government had insisted Europe should not give such rights to Tim insurgents during our own civil War. Tho rata was seized for violation of neutrality forcibly wrested from the los. Officer and put to sea. The provisional government of Chili conceded the right of this government to take such action and returned the Itata to our custody. The court hns decided that having no belligerent rights there could to no violation of neutrality Laws and from this opinion an Appeal is taken. This government insisted upon the absolute nou interference in Chili affairs by its minister and officers in Chili Waters. No official complaint has reached this government that these orders were disobeyed. The american minister offered an Asylum to the political refugees whose lives were in peril and i have not ordered the surrender of these refugees without conditions. The unfriendly treatment shown our minister on this account has been discontinued. On the kith of october several s our sailors on Shore in Valparaiso on leave and unarmed were attacked by armed men one Petty officer killed and several men seriously wounded one of whom has died. Thirty six of our men were arrested some badly beaten while going to prison. The fact that All were subsequently discharged shows that there was no broach of the peace. An investigation made at once by the ships officers showed no cause for the assault. There was no apparent cause for the assault save that these men were wearing the uniform of this government. Tim attention of Chi ii was called to the affair and she was Given notice that reparation would to demanded if the investigation showed no just provocation for the attack. No re Ponse has been made by Chili but investigation has been ordered by her and it is now nearly concluded and a reply to our note As Well As the results of the investigation Are looked for soon. If these expectations Are not met i will Call the attention of Congress to this matter in a special message and Lay before you All the correspondence covering the Case. Chinese barbarities. The massacres of foreigners in China a Casio Grea alarm. No Effort will be wanting to protect our citizens in that country. I have pointed out to the chinese government the untenable Ness of its position in rejecting or. Blair As our minister to that country. I Call your attention to the necessity of special Laws for temporary admission of chinese labourers and artists in connection with the chinese exhibit at the worlds fair. I have very strongly protested against the failure of Spain to maintain american rights in the Caroline islands to which she is pledged. Spain has invited the United states to take part in the Celebration of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America at Madrid sept. 12 to dec. 31.1892. This invitation should receive a Friendly response. A surveys for the proposed intercontinental railway Are in Progress and no insurmountable objects met with surveys for submarine Cable Are in Progress Between the Pacific coast and Honolulu and provision should be made for a naval station at Pearl River. This government has remonstrated in a Friendly spirit with Russia upon the measures enforced against the hebrews of that country. Nicaragua canal. Much costly preparatory work has been done. It is of the highest concern to the United states that this canal he speedily constructed and at the least Cost. I Ani quite willing to recommend government promotion of this work by guaranteeing canal Bonds provided the United states can secure itself against the mortgage holders for any Money it May have to pay. The trouble among the labourers on the Island of Navassa West Didies has been enquired into and i recommend legislation that will place labor contracts Here and on other islands to which we sustain similar relations under the supervision of a court commissioner at the expense of the contractors. International copyright has been secured with Belgium. France. Great Britain Switzerland and the British possessions and a special convention is being negotiated with Germany on this matter. Tariff and revenues. It is not my intention to enter into a discussion of the results of the Tariff legislation and that which affected Revenue concerning which such antagonistic predictions were made. The end disappoints the evil prophets and largely realizes the Hopes of the most sanguine. During the twelve months from october i 1890, to september 30, 1891, the total valuation of our foreign Commerce imports and exports combined was #1,747,-806, 400, which was the largest of any year in the history of the United states. The average annual value of the imports of merchandise for the ten years from 1881 to 1890 was #692,180,522. And during the year ending september 30, 1891, this annual average was exceeded by #132,528,409. The value of free imports during the twelve months ending september 30,1891, was 1118,092,387 More than the value of free imports during the corresponding twelve months of the preceding year Ana there was during the same period a decrease of #106.840,508 in the value of imports of dutiable merchandise. The percentage of merchandise admitted free of duty during the year to which i have reference. The first under the new Tariff was 48.18, while during the proceeding twelve months under theold Tariff the percentage was 34.27, an increase of 13.91 per cent. The report of the Secretary of the Treasury shows that the total receipts of the government from All sources for the fiscal year ending june 30, 1891, were #458,544, 233.03, while the expenditures for the same period were #421,304,470.40, leaving a surplus of #37,239,702.57. The receipts of tile fiscal year ending june 30, 1892, actual and estimated Are #433,000,000 and the expenditures #409,000,000. For the fiscal year ending june 30, 1893, the estimated receipts Are #455.330,350 and the expenditures #441,300,093. The new Tariff has created several great industries that will soon employ Large numbers of american workmen and any Radical changes in Tariff or financial legislation will not help but May seriously impede business. As to Silver coinage the message recommends that the existing Laws be Given a fair trial and declares bimetal ism the desired end. The report of the War Secretary shows an intelligent progressive and business like administration of that department. The efficiency of anti chinese regulations is seen everywhere save in the cases of those coining across the Canadian Border and such change in the Laws is desired As will return these to China and not to Canada. Postal and other departments. Postal Revenue has increased #5,000,000 8, xxx additional Miles of Railroad postal routes established Ocean mail offices in certain steamship lines created and the delivery system largely extended. The naval department has shown great activity. Four new ships have been added during the year Newark Concord Bennington Mion Tonemah better Carror plate invented and cheaper methods of manufacture instituted. Pensions affairs. The commis Lorner expresses Tho opinion that he will be Able to carefully adjudicate and allow 350, xxx claims during the present fiscal year. The appropriation for the payment of pensions for the fiscal year 1890-91 was #127 085,775.89 and the amount expended #119,530,040.20 leaving an unexpended surplus of #9,155, 144.04. The need of legislation to protect lives of railway employees is urged the agricultural Prosperity of the country cited recon mends legislation to make uniform tile method of closing presidential elector some method of dealing wit i Railroad debt Aud some measures for elections Reform which will be non partisan patriotic Ami effective and concludes with a reference to the grave Trust reposed in the people. Sale of unclaimed freights. One horse branded a one Buguy and harness consigned to Wro. Sing will be sold at Public auction of saturday dec. 12, at to a. In. At no. 9 North Flores Street Cleo. Pearson auctioneer in accordance with Tho Law for payment of freight and charges. N. Vav. Grisamore. 12 7 5t agent i. 4b g. N. R. R. A Best dressed Angora skins and furs at Koch a 33 South Alamo Street. Considering Quality of goods and workmanship our prices Aru As Low As elsewhere 4-im

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