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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - December 15, 1890, San Antonio, Texas R. ,.r-.ii w a i Antonio pubs hedvat san Antonio. Bexar county Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter volume a a number 272 Loel Wood National Bank san Antonio Texas. J a. Lockwood president j. Mum cashier. Safe Deposit vaults. Amusements. Urani opera House t. W. Mullaly manner. One night monday dec. 15, magnificent production of the Beautiful picturesque drama Beacon lights presented by a company of excellent and made Esplen Dart with elaborate scenery and costumes Over sowing with merry music popular songs and bewitching dances three nights and wednesday matinee. Commencing tuesday a december 16, Rice amp Dixey s grand production of the Beautiful English and chinese comic opera the Pearl of Pekin. Forty Clever artists. All the original company All the original scenery All the original costumes Aud in fact a Superb performance by an elegant company. Short stops. What the people Are saying. The people regard our present mayor not unkindly As a Man and a citizen but six years in office has made them very familiar with his methods and Quot familiarity Breeds the people have been trying to in Dors land the Rule and figure work of 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 sustain the present City adminis Traci on never even dream of a financial statement of the Olty. While the people Are anxious about securing a first class Man for Quot mayor they Are not unmindful of the importance of a City Council that will legislate for the Benefit of the City and not be bossed by Oue Man. The present City Council have become entirely subservient to the dictates of the mayor completely oblivious to their duty As the legislators of the City government in fact they Are of the City Council was not oblivious to their duty As a legislative body not unmindful of their own rights and privileges they would instigate an inquiry in regard to the item in the financial report recently published a printing enumerators Aud clerks census $1,354.75.�?� # # the City Council never authorised a census to be taken aug never appropriated any Money for such a census. Rut a census was taken by order of the mayor Ami now we see the item of expense has been paid out of the City Treasury. The City bad the privilege of risks of the Savages of hog cholera. Latest telegraphic. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Or to the time or going to press a blow a a purchasing the City census of the census department at the rate of 25 cents per Hundred names it would have Cost less that Hoo an appropriation was made for this purpose but instead of this the mayor had a census taken that Cost $1354.75. Bicycles not personal effects. Washington d. C., dec. 15.�?by 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 corporation a Branch office of which is established in this country. At draw poker. Louisville ky., 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. Galena to december 15.�?there seems to be no abatement of the rav Ages caused by cholera among the hogs in this portion of Northern Illinois and throughout Southern Wisconsin. A leading Farmer that More than one Naif the crop had been carried off up to the present time and that the disease wan spreading in every Section where it had made its appearance. The damage to the Farmers will aggregate Folly $200,000. Governor peeks appointments. Milwaukee wis., december .15�? governor elect Peck has made Public the following appointments adjutant general Joe. P. Doe of Janesville quartermaster general Otto Falk of Milwaukee private Secretary to gov Peck Clarence l. Claim none of them applied for the positions to which they Are appointed. Plan to store liquor. Washington d. C., dec. Log a. E. Wilson of Louisville ky., has made argument before the ways and Means committee in favor of a Bill to permit distilled spirits to be stored in special bonded warehouses. Or. Wilson said that the Bill while considerably reducing the Cost of collecting the internal Revenue by dispensing with a Large number of storekeepers and gauges would give greater Security to purchasers of the product of Dis be Tillerie. A Swiss election. Berne dec. 15.�?a 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 present vice elected president and m. Hauser vice president. They will assume office on january i. Gen Frel who was formerly Swiss minister at Washington has been elected a member of the Federal Council. Applied in Washington. Washington d. dec. g. L. Magruder at the Garfield Hospital 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 months illness and the other a six months Case. Drs. Fades and Magruder will note their patients condition daily and further Experiment with the Lymph. Through the Courtesy 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. 15�?one of the most important transactions Ever negotiated in the West was consummated last week when an English Syndicate representing a capital of $3,500,000, secured an option on All the lands and water rights owned by the Denver water storage company for $2,500,000, on which a payment of $50,000 wag made. One bait of this property Only is purchased by the English while the other half is retained by the Sellers. The Purchase consists of three reservoirs with a capacity of 500,000,000 cubic feet of water 50,000 acres of Laud adjacent to Denver water Mains and other improvements. A a ? ail innocent Man hanged. Roc kliud., dec. 15.�?information has just reached Here of the dying 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 Bimer Aeh near Tennyson for which crime Thomas Camp was hanged Twenty years ago or. Camp always declared his innocence even upon the scaffold saying a a you bang 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 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. 15.�?judge Hales win has been filed. The estate consists of $1,000,000 realty and $80,0i 0 personal property. After making Liberal bequests to his wife and numerous other relatives he directs the remainder of his 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 Given to some Oue duly empowered by the City of by. Paul to receive it and use it in equal portions for the founding of a free medical dispensary for the poor and for a City Library. Among the bequests Are $20,non to i. Luke a Hospital St. Paul $10,000 to the society for the Relief of the poor $10,000 to the protestant orphan Asylum and $10,000 to the Home for friendless san Antonio Texas monday. December 15. 1890. Is is Champion. Quot Sydney Australia dec 15.�?the sculling match for Champion of the world Between Kemp and Mclean today was won by Mclean. An assassins woke. Robert Richter armed from his bosom. Torn is family a stands for parliament. Dublin dec. 15.�?vincent Scully Parnell ice candidate for North Kilkenny seat in parliament was nominated today. Western association. New York dec. 15.�?a meeting of Railroad presidents of roads West of Chicago was began today for the purpose of forming a Western association. All roads agreeing to go in were represented. The sub Treasury Bill. Topeka ran., dec. 15.�?prominent Kansas a armers laugh at the Story that Florida Farmers will try to disintegrate the democratic party. Messes. A mitts b a her and others say they voted for the sub Treasury Bill because they had Faith in it. American tin. Chicago december 15.�?an attempt is being made in this City by a firm to manufacture tin plate in Competition with the tin makers of Wales. They will attempt to do by machinery what the welshmen do by hand. A poker players losses. Nevada mo., dec . Brooks brought suit in the Vernon county circuit court against John Mcmahon to recover $437.50 lost by Brooks in a draw poker in which Mcmahon was Winner. Judged p. Stratton before whom the Case was tried entered upon a judgment against Mcmahon in favor of plaintiff last thursday for 302.50. An Appeal will be taken. A notarial oath not recognized. Seattle Wash dec. 12�?a decision affecting the title to Many thous a acres of Coal Aud Timber lands entered in this state has just been rendered in the United states court Here. Three men who had entered Coal lauds in this county made Offida Vita before a notary Public that they had made the requisite amount of improvements on the claims. The men however indicted by the United states grand jury for perjury their attorney demurred on grounds that the notary Public was not authorized by the United states statutes to administer Aud hence his acts would not be recognized. The court sustained a demurrer and held the notary Public was not a competent officer to administer the oaths As the United states statutes did not recognize a notary. A Chicago heiress actress. Chicago Iii., dec. 15�?miss Ger. Trude Potter appeared on the stage at hooey a a theatre last tuesday Atter noon in Doublet and Hose. Miss pot Ter is an heiress and the daughter of millionaire. M. Potter. She this a shapely figure and her appear Auoe made a sensation in society. The performance was Given by amateurs for the Benefit of the Hospital for women and children. Over 1000 persons were in the theater and they represented the wealth and fashion of ail Chicago miss Potter appeared in a Little one act comedy called cupid s messenger she wore Doublet Aud Hose of the time of the sixteenth Century. Her costume was Bra Iii int being made of Garnet velvet and trimmed in Gold braid. A year or two ago miss Potter created a sensation by falling in love with a paper Carrier who was later sent to the Penitentiary Ona trivial charge trumped up by hired detectives. Miss Potter is a fair actress and a graduate of the Chicago conservatory. Fair. Washington dec. winds. Fair with another com plete. Tho Laurel Heights and s. A. And a. I. Electric line Complete. And ready tomorrow. Five cars for the san Antonio elec the plucky wife attempts to reek revenge with her husbands Gan. Trie Stree railway arrived from St. Louis yesterday. These will be put Iii on the red line tomorrow morning Aud the route from Laurel Heights to the Arkansas Poss depot will then be Complete with electric cars. These cars came from St. Louis in just three Days which is considered Fretty Good time for freight to make u Texas. President Weiss says that the Only Way that be could compel the St. Louis car company to furnish Bim Hie requisite cars was to put them under $100 forfeit for every Day of their delay according to the contract. The car works All Over the country Are running to their full capacity the Pullman works not taking any More contracts under one year ahead for delivery. Assignees Bale. Belling out entire Stock of a. Brunswick Bon regardless of Cost. 1212 n. Schnitzer Assignee. Shortly after the noon hour yesterday 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 named Louis Evers in the employ of Frank Krispli had a series of quarrel arising out of the Accident running into Richter a baby Carriage by the Butcher who was driving a cart. The two men met several times and finally sunday morning it is said they came to blows Bot were separated and or. Richter departed for hi9 Home. Shortly afterwards Evers armed himself with one 44 and one is calibre revolver and set out for the residence of or. Richter. Arriving at the place which is situated on Garza Street Evers called tor Richter to come out of the House. Mrs. Richter stepped out of the front door Aud informed or. Evers that her husband was dressing and could not come out just then. But the Butcher became abusive Ana said that he had come to Settle the quarrel with Richter. The lady finally ordered Evers to leave the premises but he refused to go. Or. Richter appeared upon the scene at that juncture. He advanced to Evers Aud asked him to leave the place at once. The intruder however replied by drawing his 44 calibre pistol and firing Oue shot at Richter. The Bullet evidently failed it Maik when Evers fired a second shot which took effect in Richter a neck killing him instantly. Or. 8. S. Flora who was passing Richter a House stopped while Ever Aud mrs. Richter were first talking remaining throughout the scene and thereby becoming an Eye witness in the whole affair. This gentleman states that Richter ran after the first shot had been fired thus receiving the second shot in the rear of the neck the Bullet breaking the Many a spinal column Aud making its exit beneath the right Eye. The wounded Man is said to have reeled and called to his wife a Good Eye a Evers then cooly left the scene while mrs. Richter rushed for her husbands gun. When she appeared in sight again the murderer fired shot at her but he missed the plucky invite who raised the Shotgun and fired upon the Assassin however without effect meanwhile or. Flora had departed and telephoned to the police while Evers proceeded to feats Saloon where he told some parties that he had killed Richter. While Here Evers threw the 44 Cal Ibre pistol into the Yard Aud attempt smaller de to kill himself with the pistol but the Shell would lode. He then departed not in sex the direction of Krischus Slaughter pen later where he was captured a Little by Deputy Sherifi Mcclosky. Justice Herron holds the inquest on the remains today. Robert Richter was a steady sober German Carpenter 35 years of age his funeral takes Slanoc i 2 80 p. M today from the residence of the Faiumi by on Garza Street. He leaves a wife Sud six children to mourn his deplorable departure. The murderer also a German about Twenty three years of age and languishes behind the bars Oft he Conn Tyrail without the least Chance getting bail. Feast of music never Beton give in san Antonio Wagner a Lohengrin. The Juch opera company a drawn Good audiences at every perform an be from Carmen to frs Schuetz Alist to Lohengrin. At matinee in a Der fre Schuet a miss Juch did not appear but is tis Georgine von Jau Buschowsky fully made Good her absence by allowing san Antonio to hear her Rar Sopran of one of the very Best that we map Leard or indeed that Texas has heard Ler voile is a full Strong Soprano magnificent expressive and Hui of Melody. The Tenor of will Stephens and the Basso of e. N. Knight were splendid and Iii fact every member of the cast were not Lai ring in strength and execution. The costume Aud scenery were perfect and the dec was put on True to history Aud tradition the old German dance being a feature. The scene of impish carnival in the Glen fairly rivalled the celebrated scene on the Brocken in Morrison a Faust though there were also Many very Beautiful picture and Tableaux. In or col Uin bus jottings. Columbus Texas dec. Loth �?T90-work on the new court House Aud ail still goes on rapidly but is much hampered by the non arrival of material. Cotton continues to come in Ala Lively rate about 4000 Bales have been marketed up to Date. Or. Of Rieuo Simpson a prominent banker of Hallettsville Texas was in this City yesterday. Or. Edward Arden and his Superb company Are filled to show in this City tonight. His play is entitled a Ragland s or. Henry Iise and Hon. W. Middlebrook two prominent citizens of this City left yesterday on a visit to Jackson county. At this writing we have Good pros pets for a heavy rain which is badly la to Tiff i in i or. Vav. H. Townsend Vav. L. Arkin Sand. Kerr son three of the leading attorneys of by is dry returned Home from Weimar Texas yesterday. Foard. A big land Case Omaha nob., dec. 16.�?the Federal court in the Case of Henry t. Clarke of Omaha against John i Blair of Blairstown n. J., to quiet title to 10,000 acres of land in Cummings county which has been pending for ten years has rendered a decision in favor of Clarke the property is Worth nearly $250,000. Saturday night Gounod a Faust Fri the opera that Drew a von 1 re audience. Miss Juch Sang a Marguerite a and her rendition of the role was very pleasing and called Forth applause at every possible Dace. Her song while arraying hers i with faustus jewelry was hew itching. Her company acquitted themselves admirably the staging and costuming being very Rich and appropriate. Miss Juch is very pretty in a Faust and in first act appears As Marguerite in a dress of White nuns veiling charred deep around the hips the foot of the skirt drapery trimmed with rows of Pale by be Satin ribbon. The Low round neck is filled in with a fullness of White India mull with puff on the shoulder and a bout Tho Bend of the Arm of the close lilting sleeve a trimming of narrow Blue Satin ribbon. About the Waist hanging Over the hips is worn a very handsome Light leather Girdle and bag unique in Hap and upon Ber head is a stylish Little Normandy Cap of White and Blue. When coming from the Church she carries a most Beautiful Rosary upon which hangs a Large Silver Cross set wit a Turquoise the gift other Grana Mother who wore it in her girlhood. The Triumph of the Juch engagement however was its Climax sunday Nalgot when Wagner a grand a pern a a Lohengrin was Given too packed House. The audience was a critical and intelligent one Aud nearly All had heard or was familial win wage Era a music. A treat was indeed Given and in the music the costumes the orchestra All no better or truer represent Tiu of a a Lohengrin is to be seen in Berlin Vienna or Bayreuth. The scenery and costuming were very Rich and perfect and the costumes of miss Juch and her ladles were very costly and grand the Prima Donnas voice Wain splendid condition and she acted and Sung As never before completely capturing the audience in her role of miss Janus Howsky As a grind a her rival Drew rounds of applause by her wonderful voice and he Bassos of Franz voila aude is. Knight were also Well Rece veil. Or. Ltd has. 11 of Mont Iii the title role a the Knight of the holy grail Sang lit splendid voice Aud Otto rate Jensz baritone was Given full scope. The entire company were infused with the interest Aud spirit of their audience Aud gave conscientiously All there was in the opera in give Wagner s music is not of the French or italian school being very different. Home say it is unsympathetic and Wagner has As Many enemies As students. He is More technical and vehement than Ether masters yet or. All is Sublime Aud. Often Sweet Ami tender. His climaxes Are marvels of strength and grandeur. The orchestra gained to Small share of the plaudits of Hie audience by their remarkably Correct yet severe work. All Are trained a musicians Ami Lur above the average of even a Large opera company. The management of me grand deserves the thanks of ban Antonias for its Enterprise in thus giving them the first Opportunity Iii Texas of hearing an opera by Wagner. The company left today Enro Ute to san Francisco tonight a Beacon lights will hold the grand. A Pearl of peking follows tuesday and wednesday. Afraid of Small to the wizard Oil company have engaged Krischus of veil won Hail their nightly concerts. They were compelled to abandon their location Corner of Houston and Navarro streets by the police ail tiler i ties on account of the supposed danger of drawing a miscellaneous crowd Ami causing Small pox to become epidemic. Is Niue christened. It Rand christening took Pat let yesterday at Louis gamblers ranch seven Miles from the City East of the i attended by while w i 4 Salado several san Antonias Biers nine children were or a midis toned

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