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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - December 23, 1890, San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio daily i published lat Sam Antonio. Bexar county Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume 279 san , tuesday december 23. I 89o. Price a year Bank. Can Antonio texa8. J. 9. Lockwood. President Safe Deposit vau1ts amusements. T. In. Two sights Only. Monday and tuesday dec. 22-23, special engagement . Thos. W. Keene1 supported by . Geo. Lea Rook and a most capable company players. Monday louts tuesday Richard Iii prices 2oc, 50c, and is. 50. The Holiday event Patti Rosa s merry Clitis Tinas. Wednesday and thurs Day Zuia matinee december 24 25 the charming comedian Patti Rosa and a Superb comedy co. Night Ami Xmas matinee thursday Margery Daw. Short stops. What the Are saying. What Abe you to in aim Flitt it when the Boss gets a and the Little Bosses follow and pull their Little guns the policemen for to shoot when the courts enjoin the City and the fashion is ail the go in t it a pity that things Are thus and so when Railroad franchises Are Given free by Resolution and otherwise can these things surely fee and people close their eyes the King winks and palls his nose. When whiff presents his Resolution City census to disclose and Tiai owned by simple Are you going to do about every one in saying Man for Sterling the people All Are praying. 4c since the City architect has adorned the new City Hall with a Sheet Iron Cornice he might Complete the idea a Butch meeting House by Topping it off with a tin Booster. Of t the Likht s estimate the voting strength prospective candidates for mayor fails to include i Ryan Callag Hani. On a basis 7500 votes and no opposition . Callaghan will receive 1s6q mexicans too coloured 2ooo germans 2500 americans what is left for the other yellow latest telegraphic associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time got to press Panama canal. Panama contract with the colombian government has been signed. Indian funeral. Helena mont., dec. Rela Tives and friends the two indians banged last Friday held genuine in Dian funeral rites Over their Graves the wives and children mutilating themselves As is customary. The Indian police stopped the affair. Very hostile. Omaha december special from Pine Ridge says an Indian scout returned from the Indian Camp in the lands says the reds Are very and refuse to come in and sur Render. To m alte air up s. Yankton s. D., dec. Thousand acres land have been purchased by the mount Carmel aeronautic navigation company Chicago containing Large deposits aluminium the Metal to be used to construct the company s air ship. A Kich Man s will. In Rignati o., december will the late mat hew Thomas has admitted been probate and it gives his entire estate amounting1 to Joo to the City Cincinnati in Trust for the Benefit Mcmicken univer sity. Or. Thomas was unmarried. Wanted in Colorado. Over colo., dec. Davis and Frank Carson alias country Carson who were captured in Kan s As City today having in their Possession a set burglars tools and a number Plush cloaks Are wanted Here for burglary. If they fail to be convicted in Missouri they will be brought Back to Colorado and put. Through a course in the criminal Couric Here. The Marble Quarry. The company that is being formed to work the Beckman Marble and Granite quarries the Arkansas pass railway North Fean Antonio have sent for a practical Marble Quarry Man and Lime Burner Aud he has arrived and looked Over the ground. He will probably be Given full charge and carte plane he and proposes to put in a draw Kiln a capacity 100 barrels Lime at first and then establish a Marble and Lime depot in this City. Young burglars in the toils. Hiawatha Kan., dec. And Bert Moaier two Horton boys Are in jail Here for burglar izing the country residence representative w. K. Honnell. They Are also thought to be the thieves who took valuable jewelry from the House . . Slayer. A moorish outrage. Madrid december Span ish coaster san Francisco recently ran ashore near Al Cemas Morocco. A party moors boarded the and carried off All value they could find. They made prisoners the entire Crew and a woman who was a passenger and deprived them All their clothing even stripping them that they had . A detachment native troops pursued the robbers and rescued the prisoners. A damaged reputation. Ky., dec. A. Beswick has commenced suit in the circuit court against c. K. Broader for damages. The Coin plaint alleges that the defendant maliciously published in both the state Indiana and Kentucky detrimental statements and concerning the plaintiff. The defendant is alleged to Bave accused the Plain stealing his horse. Alliance men becoming discouraged. Marion Kan., dec. Mari county alliances Are getting discouraged. It is freely talked the Street by leading Alliance Kepueli cans that the order was being run by Southern politicians and that there was to be a move in this county to forfeit All the Charters and that the republicans would affiliate with the Republican party in the future. Farmers fleeced. Makion Kan., dec. Slick rascals have been doing considerable business in the Vicinity Marion during the past three months. The fraud is this one fellow represent ing himself As an enumerator making corrections in the census leaves with the Farmer a Blank with a request that it be filled out and properly signed and to deliver it to an assistant Wiio appears later and collects what the Farmer thinks is a statement his worldly effects. In about thirty Days the Farmer is called upon to Settle a prom Lesory note in amounts ranging from to which to Surprise bears his signature. A Noble life Smied. Dec. Duchess Northumberland who died this week at the age 78, was born and remained All her life a member the Irvi gite Catholic apostolic Church. She was As charitable As she was devout and probably the British peerage list never contained the name a better woman for she gave not Only Money but personal service to the poor. The average British Peerless acts upon the proverb that Charity begins at Home and be gins to be dead act Only at the approach old age. Valuable editorials. Utica n. Y., december Ron Van Aker a candidate for District attorney in Oneida county in 1889, and. Who was beaten by a Large majority has brought suit against the Utica observer alleging that each Twenty two editorials dam aged him making in All account the editorials. He also charges that be was damaged additional by his defeat accomplished by the publications and claims too making a total for in jury to his professional reputation. Vic la Sam s prison car. It contained thirty Kight desperadoes from the Indian territory. From Tho Indianapolis news. A Hundred and fifty years prison life were represented in a car Load convicts that went East through the City last evening coming in Over the Vandalia Road. They were United states prisoners from the Indian territory in route to Detroit where they Are to serve out sentences for crimes. Motley s the word in describing that prison car Load human live Stock. Thirty eight More degraded looking outlaws never passed through Indiana. There were Indiana half Ger Man and americans the lowest Type each. Murderers horse thieves train robbers and bandits occupied the once clean cushions the coach two to a seat. They were chained in couples. Some were Young and cheerful others were Middle aged Aud resigned still others were stolid and brutal feigning sleep yet eyeing the guards and giving ear to every word dropped by persons admitted to the car. All were unshaven and unkempt. One Young and rather coarse looking women was in the number. She had a seat to herself at the rear the car and talked freely with the guards and some the near pole ers. Say son give me said one the prisoners to an Indianapolis news reporter. How far is it to asked another. What state Are we in now queried a third. What Are you charged was asked a looking Young fellow. Of i was born cd lady Aud picked up a horse to carry he Bald he was Only 13 years old and two others near him gave that As their Are. They had apparently spent Ali their lives in outlawing for they were Brazen and depraved. The indians Are not the most Trou said the chief the guards w. B. Paps Jailer the Federal jail at fort Smith. They Are quiet in manner and give a Little trouble. But those White Fellows Are not to be trusted for an instant. I will be glad when this Job is attended and one heartily sympathized with him As he looked at the unfortunates and caught the steaming odor that came from them like the fumes from a sewer. Gibson Cartridge was one the desperadoes. He is a half Breed Creek Indian and has taken the life seven men so the guard said. But Uncle does t punish him for Siren a trivial thing As this. In an evil hour Cartridge stole a horse and this big government leaped upon him with a Cartridge will not need a horse for Twenty years. When an Indian kills in Indian the government looks serenely and furnishes Guti Aud ammunition. If the murdered Man friends and they cry for Justice they Are referred to the Indian councils. The tribes try their own murderers Are supposed to. But if an Indian steals a horse that s different. Another worthy who is taking this ride at the expense the government is Andy triple evil repute. He is one the robbers who stopped a train at Briar Creek in the Cherokee nation. One his pals is to die for his crime. Andy gets with a twelve year sentence. It was a melancholy though inter Esting thing to see the prisoners. Curiosity was the Only evidence sensibility aroused in them. Some looked to be better than their Circum stances and doubtless might be converted men. With clean clothes and faces some might pass for Good look ing citizens but the majority save unmistakable evidence in their faces criminal lives and in their stubby beards be Grimes with the dust and soot travel their Frontier and filthy clothes and the record Given them by their guards they created the atmosphere a moral pestilence. Sullivan s new opera London Demeter cast is announced Ivanhoe Sullivan s new opera which will be produced Early next month at the Savory Thea Ter. As it is to be played six even Ings a week with occasional matinees the cast will be doubled so far As the leading parts Are concerned in order that the singers May have Chance having some voice left at the end the run which it is confidently expected will be Pheno Menal length. The libretto opens in the Hall Cedric the Saxon at bother Wood and it is said to include a tournament scene the burning Tor qui is tone Castle the Greenwood am Brush the trial Rebecca before the templars and other features Scott s novel. Riu Jivan himself is the opinion that the score includes some the Best work he has Ever done. Heavy death rate. The deaths for the past week 236, is the largest rate since the yellow fever epidemic twelve years ago. Physicians say it is due to la Grippe nearly 3000 cases being under treatment. Tho Corpus Christ and pan Ameri can railway a Batch personals christinas Coria is Christi tex., dec. 23, 90, i Tho s. A. Light manager Armstrong has telegraphed to the effect that he has made the Purchase in new York the rails and rolling Stock for the Corpus Christi Aud South american k. B. Col. Ropes . Armstrong and superintendent Davis Are expected Home shortly. The bottling works will open for operation s about the 1st january. The schools Public and private will close dec. 23rd and will not resume till about the first monday the new year. There is As great a need business houses to rent Here As dwelling places. Many who have come Down prospecting with Means and intention to help build up the town can find no tent in which to pitch. Or. H. H. Craig who returned recently from his visit to Kansas City declares that Capua is attracting much attention in that Section and people beset him with inquiries. He found that Many business men and Farmers Are preparing to move Here every contractor in the City has his hands full. Or. Wayte state Secretary the y. M. C. A. Is recovering after quite a severe sickness. Miss Holland occupied a position in the Post Oftle has returned Home. Hon w. K. Carlisle has gone Home to Kansas to Settle up and return Here to locate. The k. P s in the fever their new have determined to build a Ball. Flags flying from the dome the Alta Vista hotel and the building in being painted a handsome Shade Olive Green. Or. J. C. Rosen rough a newspaper Man Seua Tobita miss., is visiting Corpus. Or. Milton Everett the s. A. P. Has been in town. Or. P. Fieri has been selected for the office Secre tary the y. M. C. A. At Corpus. Or. And mrs. Frank Raab have returned Home from their visit to Philadelphia. Or. S. Muesette now air la Kan Sas is a visit to his old Home in Corpus. Hon. A. J. Booty judge the Marshall District court is visiting cant. Kennedy the Bluffer. One Hundred and fifty thousand pounds hides have been shipped from Corpus this week. Lawyer Brooks new Mexico who has been prospecting Here will return Settle up his affairs there Anil locate in Corpus. The Amateur performance the Naiad at Market Hall was Well attended and pronounced quite successful. Or. Lary and mrs. Sid Bury have returned from a business trip to Mon Terey. Weather is warm and in Christ Mas like but probably a norther will Spring up before the 25th. The churches Are practising up their special performances. J. T. Iii let Tajii Etcil with Fly drop Hobia. Monticello 111., december 23. An extraordinary Case hydrophobia is that Little Veua Simpson aged 10 years living near White Heath Platt county. While visiting her aunt mrs. Spencer she was suddenly seized with convulsions during which she snapped and snarled like a dog requiring three Strong men to hold her. No one has any knowledge her having Ever been bitten by a dog yet these convulsions continue and she is in a serious condition. The physician s Are puzzled to know what to do. Or what will be the outcome this Case. Thos. A a Kink. Quiet. Killkenny dec. Was quiet at the election Here yester Day. Salaries Cut. Chicago dec. Is said the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul is reducing expenses by reducing Sal Aries heavily. A bogus Messiah. Pine by police arrested a. C. Hopkins a Crank from Iowa who was playing Indian Mes Siah in bed Cloud s Camp with a White Blanket. The crowd cheered. London. Dec. 23. Mrs. Nellie murdered mrs. Hogg and baby waa hanged Here today. During the night she prayed with the chaplain. When the Black Flag was raised announcing her death the crowd outside cheered. Anti Parnell. Kilkenny Ireland dec. Was elected to the vacancy in the commons yesterday a master in the actor s Art. Thos. W. Keene has been seen in san Antonio As Richard Iii Aud every body is prepared to say he stands pre eminent in the role. Last night was his first appearance in the City How Ever As Louis i King France and his audience was not prepared for the Surprise he gave them. The play is an adaptation from Scott s novel Quentin and depicts the last scenes in the Lile the cruel bigoted Dothard King France. Or. Keene s portrayal is a creation and in it he not. Only holds the Mirror up to history but goes further and makes his audience fully realize that he is a master and a Kinin he does not overdo anything yet his whole work is so faithful realistic and Superb that his auditors were not Only pleased but charmed. Space alone forbids an extended notice in this Issue. His support is extra Strong this season and every Mem Ber fully acquitted themselves. To night Richard Iii will be Given. City Council. Regular session yesterday and some More ordinances passed. The regular meeting the Council took place yesterday with ten Mem Bers present. Petitions were presented some granted others Laid Over. The Fol lowing were granted to put a Street lamp in front the african Church Crockett Street. Henry fest for a meat Market stall reports Cenat Teea came up favourable reports were presented for a new Bridge Buena Vista Street Over the open ing Raymond Street for a sidewalk at the Alley fourth Street Tor having class a hide walk s Garden and Nueva streets officers1 monthly and an Nual reports for a Brick Houston Street an Iron Clad shed Avenue a for f. F. Collins to put up an open shed St. Mary s Street for a Public Bath the san Pedro Creek to be run by John quirk for right Way for a Railroad Spur Morales Street Aud against the petition Fitzgerald to be allowed to. Prospect for Gas and Oil. The san Antonio Street railway was Given additional right Way Pend ing an ordinance to be prepared. New business came up and it was resolved to Widen the Short Alley one half Block North Houston Street Between Acequia and Soledad streets. The Cost a Drain i Peon Marli nes Street to carry off storm water was ordered to be estimated and the pipe will be put in. Ralf Street will be opened. The sidewalk Commerce Street Bridge was ordered to be repaired. The ordinance providing for electric guard wires was Laid Over. Also the ordinance providing for a City electrician to take charge the tire alarm system and superintend the City s interests in the electric Street rail ways. A picture Livingstone. The following is taken from an Art icle entitled the partition by the Marquis the North Ameri can review Livingston to be sure did Little to encourage the idea Gold. The Only Gold visible about him was the Gold his character and a remarkable hat ban a the same color he always persisted in wearing whether in Africa in Europe. That gilded hat band had probably much to do with the con version the Savage to christianity which was the purpose for which. Livingstone travelled toiled and died. He had probably found it an open sesame to distinction in the minds the natives. It was a most Awe inspiring diadem and if it avails the Captain s head the merchant Man s deck Why should it not help discipline Aud enforce Awe the children Ham. When there remained Little to Mark Livingstone As an englishman when his skin burned dark Brown and his speech had become almost wholly Mak Lolo that Golden hat band remained to distinguish him outwardly from All oth ers. But How far above any Ordinary mortal s was that Man s character none More pure More faithful More unselfish More calmly courageous and merciful was Ever formed by god. To lift the Dweller in Heathen. Degradation in heart and body to Hap pier consciousness and higher exist ence and to learn the secrets his land that it with him should been to better influences was his sole and simple end and aim. He de lighted r in the majesty the new scenes he was the first to see and to describe. I remember How after a Long walk in the Highlands he threw himself Down in quiet Delight the Heather a Hill Iii Mit and compared his own Scotland with country which he bad s pen c to Many trying years. He liked to in his slow speech full the acquired guttural and liquid sound . The african Tongue he had so Long spoken his impressions i the great wonders nature in a Hardin and officer Beck who have been confined to their for several Days Are duty again

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