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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - December 23, 1890, San Antonio, Texas San a am Mio i Ai \. In. R. Published lat 3an Antonio. Bexar county. Texas and registered at the Post office As second lass Nail matter. Volume a number 279 san Antonio Texas tuesday december 23. 1890. Price $5 a year Lockwood a National Bank. Ban Antonio Texas. J. S. Lockwood president j. Muir cashier. Safe Deposit vaults amusements. Grand opera Hoese t. A. Al Nlaly Al ii opera Hoese. Two Heights Only monday and tuesday dec. 22-23, special engagement . Thos. supported by . Gee. Lea Rook and a most capable company players. Monday. A tuesday. A Richard Iii prices 25c, 50c, $1.00 and $1.50.grand opera Hoese. The Holiday event Patti Rosa a merry Christmas. Wednesday and thursday Xmas matinee december 24 amp 25 the charming comedia tatti Rosa and a Superb comedy co. Wednesday night \ Ayi and Xmas matinee i a Xvi thursday night Margery Daw. Short stops. Latest telegraphic associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time going to pres3 what the people Are saying. What Are you going to do about it when the a a Bossy gets a ,4whu, and the Little a a Bosses follow a Uit. And pull their Little guns the policemen for to shoot a when the courts enjoin the City. And the fashion is All the go Isnit it a pity that things Are thus and so when Railroad franchises Are Given free by Resolution and otherwise can these things surely be and Popple close their eyes the King winks and pulls his nose when Wulff presents his Resolution. The City census to disclose and a Tir downed by simple motion. What Are you going to do about it a every one is saying a a Man for mayor Sterling Worth a the people All Are praying. Since the City architect has adorned the new City Hall with a Sheet Iron Cornice he might Complete the idea a dutch meeting House by Topping it Ort with a tin Booster. The lights estimate the voting strength prospective candidates for mayor fails to include Bryan Callaghan. On a basis 7500 votes and no opposition . Callaghan will receive 1800 mexicans 700 coloured 2500 germans 2500 americans what is left for the other fellow ? the Marble Quarry the company that la being formed to work the Beckman Marble and Granite quarries the Arkansas pass railway North ban Antonio have sent for a practical Marble Quarry Niau and Lime Burner and he has arrived and looked Over the ground. He will probably be Given full charge Aud carte Blanche Aud proposes to put in a draw Kiln a capacity too barrels Lime at first and then establish a Marble and Lime depot in this City. Young burglars in the toils. Hiawatha kan., dec 23.�?george and Bort Mosier two Horton boys Are in jail Here for burglar izing the country reside Ceol Sepree Stative w. R. Honnell. They Are also thought to be the thieves who took valuable jewelry from the House . . Uncle Sam s prison car. A moorish outrage. Madrid december 23.�?the Spanish coaster san Francisco recently ran ashore near Al Cemas Morocco. A party moors boarded the vessel and carried Oil 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. Panama canal. Panama dec.,23.�?wye��?T contract with the colombian government has been signed. Indian funeral. Helena mont., dec. 23.�?the relatives and friends the two indians hanged last Friday held genuine Indian funeral rites Over their Graves the wives and children mutilating themselves As is customary. The Indian police stopped the affair. Very hostile. Omaha december 23.�?a special from Pine Ridge says an Indian scout returned from the Indian Camp in the lands says the reds Are very a hostile and refuse to come in and surrender. To Waite air ships. Yankton 8. D., dec. 23.�?one 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 a air ship. A Rich Man s will. It inc innate o., december 23.�?the will the late Mathew Thomas has admitted been probate and it gives his entire estate amounting to $150, Hoo to the City Cincinnati in Trust for the Benefit Mcmicken University. Or. Thomas was unmarried. Wanted Iii Colorado. Den Var colo., dec. 23.�?�?okid�?� Davis and Frank Carson alias a country Carson. Who were captured in Kansas 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 court Here. A damaged reputation. Henderson ky., dec. 23.�?j. A. Keswick has commenced suit in the circuit court against c. K. Broader for i1g00 damages. The complaint alleges that the defendant maliciously published in both the state Indiana Aud Kentucky detrimental statements and concerning the plaintiff. The defendant is alleged to have accused the plaintiff stealing his horse. A Bianco men becoming discouraged. Marion kau., dec. 23.�?the Marion county alias yes Are getting discouraged. It is freely talked the Street by leading Alliance republicans 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 Atli hate with the Republican party in the future. Farmers fleeced. Marion kau., dec. 23.�?two 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 Aud properly signed and to deliver it to an assistant who appears later Aud collects what the Farmer thinks is a statement his worldly effects. In about thirty Days the Farmer is called upon to Settle a promissory note in amounts ranging from $30 to $100, which to his Surprise bears his signature. A Noble life ended. London dec. 23.�?the Duchess Northumberland who died this week at the age 78, was born and remained All her life a member the Irvyl 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 begins to Bedevy fact Only at the approach old age. Valuable editorials. Utica n. Y., december 23.�?myron 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 damaged him $1000, making $22,000 in All account the editorials. He also charges that he was damaged $10,000 additional by his defeat accomplished by the publications Aud claims $10,-, making a total $42,000, for injury to his professional reputation. It contained thirty eight desperadoes from the Indian territory. From the Indianapolis news. A Hundred Aud 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. �?omotley�?T8 the word in describing that prison car Load human live Stock. Thirty eight More degraded looking outlaws never passed through Indiana. There were indians half Breeds negroes cowboys a Irish German 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. Home were Young and cheerful others were Middle aged and resigned still others were stolid and brutal feigning sleep yet eyeing t he guards Aud giving ear to every word dropped by persons admitted to the car. All were unshaven and unkempt. One Youngland 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 primers. A Ebay son give me a Nickel a said one the prisoners to an Indianapolis news reporter. A How far is it to Detroit a asked another. A what state Are we in now anyway a queried a third. A what Are you charged with a was asked a Good natured looking Young fellow. A ooh i was horned Lazy Aud picked up a horse to carry he said he was Only 18 years old and two others near him gave that As their age. They had apparently spent All their lives in outlawing for they were Brazen and depraved. A the indians Are not the most troublesome a said the chief the guards w. B. Paps Jailer the Federal jail at fort Smith. A they Are quiet in manner and give us Little trouble. But those White Fellows Are not to be trusted for an instant. I will be glad when this Job is attended to.,�?T 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. A mgl Sou 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 Sam Doe Sun to punish him for such a trivial thing As this. In att evil hour Cartridge stole a horse and this big government leaped upon him with a vengeance Aud Cartridge will not need a horse for Twenty years. When an Indian kills an Indian the government looks serenely and furnishes gun and ammunition if the murdered Man ? a Indian has friends Aud 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 a 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 interesting thing to see the prisoners. Curiously was the Only evidence sensibility aroused in them. Some looked to be better than their circumstances and doubtless might be converted men. With clean clothes and faces some might pass for Good looking 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 new opera. London Demeter 23.�?the cast is announced Ivanhoe Sullivan a new opera which will be produced Early next month at the Savory theater. As it is to be played six evenings a week with occasional matinees the cast will he doubled so far As the leading parts Are concerned in order that the singers May have a Chance having some voice left at the end the run which it is confidently expected will be phenomenal length. The libretto opens in the Hall Cedric the Saxon at bother Wood and it is said to include a tournament scene the burning torque Stone Castle the Greenwood am Brush the trial Rebecca before the templars and other features Scott a novel. Sullivan himself is the opinion that the score includes some the Best work he has Ever done. Heavy death rate. In new Orle ans dec. 23.�?the deaths for the past week 230, is the largest rate since the yellow fever epidemic twelve years ago. Physicians say it is due to la Grippe nearly 8000 oases being under treatment. Gulf correspondence Thos. W. Keene. Tho Corpus Christi Anil pan american railway a Batch personals a Christmas news. Corpus Christi tex., dec. 23, 90. To the 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 and South american r. R. 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 Carpus 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 Floresville who has occupied a position in the Post office has returned Home. Hon Vav. K. Carlisle has gone Home to Kausas to Settle up and return Here to locate. The k. Pcs in the fever their new enthusiasm have determined to build a 10, Hall. Flags Ai dying from the dome the Alta Vista hotel and the building is being painted a handsome Shade Olive Green. Or. J. C. Rosen rough a newspaper Man Senatobia miss., is visiting Corpus. P . Milton Everett the 8. A. P. Has been in town. Or. P. Pier has been selected for the office Secretary the y. M. C. A. At Corpus. Or. And mrs. Frank Raab have returned Home from their visit to Philadelphia. Or. Vav. S. Muesette now air la Kansas is a visit to his old Home in Corpus. Hon. A. J. Booty judge the Marshall District court is visiting capt. Kennedy the Bluff s. 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 and locate in Corpus. The Amateur performance the a Naiad Lusen a at Market Hall was Well attended and pronounced quite successful. Or. Lary and mrs. Sidbury have returned from a business trip to Monterey. 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. Lit i Al Ablated with Hydro Hob a. Monticello Iii., december 23.�? a extraordinary Case hydrophobia is that Little Vena Simpson aged to 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 physicians Are puzzled to know what to do what will be the outcome this Case. Quiet. Killkenny dec. 23.�?everything was quiet at the election Here yesterday. Salaries gut. Chicago dec. 23.�?it is said the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul is reducing expenses by reducing salaries heavily. A bogus Messiah. Pine Ridge dec. 23.�?the police arrested a. C. Hopkins a Crank from Iowa who was playing Indian Messiah in ret Clouds Camp with a White Blanket. The crowd cheerful. London. Dec. 23. A mrs. Nellie murdered mrs. Hogg and baby was 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. 23.�?heu-Esby,, was elected to the in the commons Vislai Reav. A master Iii the actors Art. Thos. W. Keene has been seen Iii san Antonio As Richard Iii and everybody is prepared to say he stands preeminent in the role. Last night was his first appearance in the City however As Louis i King France and his audience was not prepared for the Surprise he gave them. The play is an adaptation from Scott a novel a Quentin Durward a and depicts the last scenes in the life the cruel bigoted Dothard King France. Or. Keener a 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 King. He does not overdo anything yet his whole work in 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 member fully acquitted themselves. Tonight 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 members present. Petitions were presented some granted others Laid Over. The following were granted to put a Street lamp in front the african Church Crockett Street. Henry fest for a meat Market stall reports committees came up favourable reports were presented for a new Bridge Buena Vista Street Over the Alazan for opening Raymond Street for a sidewalk at the Alley fourth Street for having class a a a sidewalks Garden and Nueva streets officers monthly and annual reports for a Brick warehouse Houston Street an Iron Clad shed Avenue a for f. F. Collins to put up an open shed St. Mary a Street for a Public Bath the san Pedro Creek to be run by John quirk for right Way for a Railroad Spur Morales Street and against the petition Fitzgerald to be allowed to Prospect for Gas and Oil. The san Antonio Street railway was Given additional right Way pending 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 pipe Martinez 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 Aud superintend the City a interests in the electric Street railways. A picture Livingstone. The following is taken from an article entitled a the partition Africa a by the Marquis the North american review a 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 band the same color he always persisted in wearing whether in Africa in Europe. That gilded hat band had probably much to do with the conversion 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 Aud it avails the captains head the merchantman a 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 was burned dark Brown Aud his speech had become almost wholly Mak Lolo that Golden hat band remained to distinguish him outwardly from All others. But How far above any Ordinary mortals was that Many a 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 happier consciousness Aud higher existence Aud to learn the secrets his land that it with him should be open to better influences was his sole and simple end and aim. He delighted i Xzin 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 Summit and compared his own Scotland with Tho country which he had spent to Many trying years. He liked to describe in his slow speech full the acquired guttural and liquid sound the african Tongue he had so Long spoken his impressions the great wonders nature in a capt. A Hardin and officer Beck who have been confined to their bed for several Days Are duty again

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