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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - December 15, 1890, San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio daily i published lat san Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class matl matter. Volume 272 san , monday december 15. 1 89o. Price a year lock Linioul Bank. 8an . P. Lockwood president j. Murm cashier. Safe Deposit vaults amusements opera House w. One night monday dec. 15, magnificent production of the Beautiful picturesque drama. Beacon lights presented by a company of Excell ent and made Esplen Dart with elaborate scenery arid costumes overflow ing with merry music popular songs and g dances three nights and wednesday Mati Nee commencing tuesday december 16, Rice Dixey s grand production of the Beautiful English Aud chinese comic opera the Pearl of Pekin forty Clever All the Origi Nal company All the original scenery All the original costumes and in fact a Superb performance by an elegant company. Short stops. Are saying our present latest telegraphic. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time of going to press a blow at draw poker. Kym dec. Deadly blow has been struck at the great Kentucky game of draw poker. The court of appeals last wednesday decided that a Man who loses and squeals can recover his Money from the Winner. He is Champion. Australia dec sculling match for Champion of the world Between Kemp and Mclean today was won by Mclean. Stands for parliament. Dublin Deo. Scully Parnellie candidate for North Kil Kenny seat in parliament was nominated today. An Assassin s work Richter Ahmed fico his torn what the people the people regard mayor not unkindly a a Man and a citizen but six years in office has made them very familiar with his methods an familiarity Breeds con the people have been trying to understand the Rule and figure work 01 the last financial statement published by the City in the express. These statements Are not supposed to be understood by the common people. A Large percentage of the voters who Eurlain the present City administration never even dream of a Finan Cial statement of the City. Pc in while the people Are anxious about securing a first class Man for j mayor. They Are not unmindful of the import Ance of a City Council that ill legis late for the Benefit of the City and not be bossed by Oue Man. The present City Council have be come entirely subservient to the Dic tates of the mayor completely oblivious to their duty As the legislators of the City government in fact they Are if the City Council was not oblivious to their duty As a legislative not unmindful of their own rights and privileges they would instigate an inquiry in regard to the item in the financial report recently published printing enumerators and clerks census the City Council never authorized a census taken and never appropriated any Money for such a census. But a census was taken by order of the mayor and now we see the item expense has been paid out of the City Treasury. The City had the privilege of Pur chasing the City census of the census department at the rate of cents per Hundred names it would have Cost less that an appropriation was made for this instead of this the mayor had a census taken that Cost bicycles not personal effects. Washington d. C., dec. A decision rendered by the Treasury department bicycles Are held not to be personal effects of persons arriving in this country. The Treasury department has decided that entries can not be made in the United states custom House by a foreign Corpora Tion a Branch office of which is established in this country. Ravages of hoi cholera. Galena 111., december seems to be no abatement of the rav Ages caused by cholera among the hogs in this portion of Northern Illinois and throughout Southern wis Consin. A leading Farmer that More than one half the crop had been car ried off up to the present time and that the disease was spreading in every Section where it had made its appearance. The damage to the farm ers will aggregate fully governor Teofe s appointments. Milwaukee wis., december governor elect Peck has made Public the following appointments adjutant general Jos. P. Of Janes Ville quartermaster general Otto of Milwaukee private Secretary to gov Peck Clarence ii. Claim none of them applied for the positions to which they Are appointed. Plan to store liquor. Washington d. C., dec. E. Wilson of Louisville ky., has made argument before the ways and Means committee in favor of a Bill to permit is tilled spirits to be stored in special bonded warehouses. Or. Wilson paid that the Bill while considerably reducing the Cost of collecting the internal Revenue by dispensing with a number of storekeepers and would give greater Security to purchasers of the product of distilleries. A Swiss election. Borne dec. United meeting of the state Council and the National Council was held tuesday for the purpose of electing a president and vice president of the Republic for the year 1891 or. Welti who is at pres ent vice elected presi Dent and m. Mauser vice president. They will assume office on january 1. Gen. Frel who was formerly Swiss minister at Washington has been elected a member of the Federal Council. Western new York dec. Meeting of Railroad presidents of roads West of Chicago was began today for the Pur Pone forming a Western association. All roads agreeing to go in were re presented. The sub Treasury Hill. Topeka kan., dec. Kansas armers laugh at the Story that Florida Farmers will try to disintegrate democratic Parry. Messes. Willitts b a her and others say they voted for the nub Treasury Bill because they Hail Faith in it. American tin. Civic aug december at tempt is being made m this City by a firm to manufacture tin plate in Competition with the Tiu makers of Wales. They will attempt to do by applied in Washington. Washington d. G. L. Magruder at the Garfield hos Pital has made the fourth application in this country of the Koch Lymph in two cases of pulmonary tuberculosis. One Case was that of a girl of three months7 illness and the other a six months1 Case drs. Eades and Magruder will note their patients condition daily and further Experiment with the Lymph. Through the Cour Tesy of the state department officials or. Magruder was enabled to make the first Experiment of the kind at the capital having received five drachmas of Lymph. A Syndicate Deal in Denver. Denver colo., dec. Of the most important transactions Ever negotiated in the West was consummated last week when an English Syndicate representing a capital of secured an option on All the lauds and water rights owned by the Denver water storage company Lor on which a payment of was made. One half of this property Only is purchased by the Job English while the other half is retained by the Sellers. The Purchase consists of three reservoirs with a capacity of cubic feet of water acres of land adjacent to Denver water Mains and other improvement. An la Nocent Man hanged. Roc port ind., dec. Tion has just reached Here of Thedy ing assertion of a Man who died at Tennyson a Small station on the air line Railroad near Here that he was the murderer of John Bilderbach near teeny son for which crime Thomas Camp was hanged Twenty years ago or. Camp always declared his innocence even upon the scaffold saying you hang an innocent Man god is my witness and after i am dead and and gone you will find out the Man who committed the crime for which i am now to die 1 if this dying assertion of the Man be True it shows that a terrible mistake was committed resulting in the death of an innocent Man. A Good example. St. Paul minn., dec. Halo s will has been filed. The estate consists of realty and personal property. After making Liberal bequests to his wife and numerous other relatives he directs the remainder of Hie estate to be managed for Twenty five years by his executors and then one fourth of it to go to his wife one fourth to his nephews and nieces other half to be Piven to some one duly empowered by the City of St. Paul to receive it and use it in equal portions for the founding of a free for the poor and for a City Library. Among the bequests Are to 8t. Luke s Hospital St. Paul to the society for the Relief of the poor to the protestant orphan Asylum and to the Home for friendless. The tit icky wife attempts to Keek Steve Inge with her hns band s gun. Shortly after the noon hour yester Day occurred a most unfortunate if not outright cold blooded murder. From the Best information obtainable it appears that a German Carpenter named Robert Richter and a Butcher pc feast of Minsio sever before Naik when Evers fired a second shot which took effect in Richter s neck killing him instantly. Or. 8. S. Flora who was passing Richter s House stopped while and mrs. Richter were first talking. Remaining throughout the scene and thereby becoming an Eye witness i he whole this gentleman states that Richter ran after the first shot had been Fred thus receiving the second shot in the rear of the neck the Bullet breaking the Man s spinal column and making its exit beneath the right Eye. The wounded Man is said to have reeled and called to his wife Good Oye Evers then cooly left the scene while Richter rushed for her husband s gun. When she appeared in sight again the murderer fired a at her but he missed the plucky who raised the a Horgus and fired upon the however without effect meanwhile or. Had departed and telephoned to the police while Evers proceeded to feat s Saloon where he told some parties that he bad killed Richter. While Here Evers threw the 44 Cal Ibre pistol into the Yard and attempted to kill himself with the smaller pistol but the Shell would riot explode. He then departed in the direction of Krisch s Slaughter pen where he was captured a Little later by Deputy sheriff Meclosky. Justice Herron holds the inquest on the remains today. Robert Richter was a steady Sobet German Carpenter 35 years of age Hie funeral takes place at p. M today from the residence of the family on Garza Street. He leaves a wife Ami six children to mourn his deplorable departure. The murderer also a German about Twenty three years of age and languishes behind the bars of the county jail without the least Chance of getting bail. Columbus Columbus Texas dec. 15th work on the new court House and ail still goes on rapidly but is much hampered by the non arrival of material. Rot ton continues to come in at a Lively rate about 4000 Bales have been marketed up to Date. Or. Friench Simpson a prominent banker of Hallettsville Texas was in this City or. Edward Arden and his Superb company Are billed to show in this City tonight. His play is entitled Ragland s or. Henry Hon. W. Middlebrook two prominent citizens of this City left yesterday on a visit to Jackson county. At this writing we have Good prospects for a heavy rain which is badly needed. Or. W. H. Town Send w. L. Arkin Sand. Kerr son three of the leading attorneys of f is City returned Home from Weimar Texas yesterday. The Basso of e. N. Knight were splendid and in fact every Mem Ber of the cast were not lacking in strength and execution. And scenery were perfect Ami the piece was put on True to history did or. Tradition the old German dance being a feature. The scene or impish car Nival in the Glen fairly rivalled the celebrated scene on the Brocken in Morrison s Faust though there were also Many very Beautiful pictures and Tableaux. Saturday night Gounod s Faust was the opera that Drew a very audience. Miss Juch Sang and Lier rendition of the role was very pleasing and called Forth applause at every possible place. Her song while Arraj ing Hersel f with Faust s jewelry was bewitching her company acquitted themselves admirably the staging and costuming being very Rich and appropriate. Miss Juch is very pretty in and in first act appears As Marguerite in a dress of White nun s veiling Chir red deep around the hips the foot of the skirt drapery trimmed with rows of Pale b be Satin ribbon. The Low round neck is filled in with a fullness of White India mull with puff on the shoulder and about the Bend of the Arm of the close fitting sleeve a trim Ming of narrow Blue Satin ribbon. About the Waist hanging Over the hips is worn a very handsome Light leather Girdle and bag unique in Halo and upon her head is a i Yieh Little Normandy Cap of White and Blue. When coming from the Church she carries a Mot Beautiful Rosary upon which a Large Silver Cross bet with Turquoise the gift of her grand Mother who wore it in her girlhood. The Triumph of the Juch engage ment however was its Climax Bun Day Nigat when Wagner s Lohengrin 1 was Given to a packed the audience was a critical and intelligent one and nearly All had heard or was familiar with Wagner s music. A treat was in deed Given and in the music the costumes the orchestra All no better or truer representation of Grin is to be seen in Berlin Vienna or Bayreuth. The scenery and costuming were very Rich and perfect and the costumes of miss Juch Aud her ladles were very costly and the Prima Donna s voice in splendid condition and she acted and Sung As never before completely role of As or a big land Case. Omaha neb., dec. Federal court in the Case of Henry t. Clarke of Omaha against John i Blair 01 Blairs town n. J., to quiet title to 10.000 acres of land in county which has been pending for f ten years has rendered a decision in favor of Clarke. The property is Worth j nearly capturing the audience in her miss Janus Howsky 2 her rival Drew rounds of applause by her wonderful voice Ancl he Bassos of Franz Vetta and e. Knight were also Well received. Or. Has. Zedmont in the title role the Knight of the holy grail sans in splendid voice and Otto Rathjens baritone was Given full scope. The entire company were infused with the interest and spirit of their audience and gave conscientiously ail there was in the opera to give. Wagner s Tousic is not of the French or italian school being1 very different. Some say it is unsympathetic and Wagner has As Many to tummies As students. He la More technical and vehement than other masters yet m All is Sublime and often Sweet and tender. His climaxes Are marvels of strength and grandeur. The orchestra gained no Small share of the plaudits of the audience by their remarkably Correct yet severe work. All Are trained musicians and tar above the average of even a Large opera company. The management of grand deserves the thanks of san artonians for its Enterprise in thus giving them the first Opportunity in Texas of hearing an opera by Wagner. The company left today Enro Ute to san tonight Beacon lights will hold the grand. Pearl of Pekin follows tuesday and wednesday. Afraid of Small Pov the wizard Oil company have aged Krisch s convention Hall their nightly concerts. They Wera compelled to abandon their location Corner of Houston and Navarro Star by the police authorities on account of the supposed danger of drawing a miscellaneous crowd and Small pox to become Eidem nine christened. Grand christening took seven Miles from the City East o Salado which was attended by several san artonians. Or. Gem Bier s nine child ran Ware christened

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