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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - February 3, 1891, San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio daily i published at saw Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume 13 san Antonio Texas tuesday february. 1891 Price a year Bank. San Antonio Texas. J. 8. Lockwood president . Safe Deposit vaults grand opera House t u. I. A l v. At a wednesday and thursday feb. Or. Frank Mayo and his splendid company. Wednesday night feb., 4, Davy Crockett thursday Kight feb., 5, latest telegraphic. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time of Goin to press. His head off. Paris feb. Wag Gallo lined this morning. Off and on. Toronto out., feb. Governor general has dissolved the House of commons and will form a new parliament. Box office open tuesday morning. No Advance in i ices. Wan a maker can Confer no greater Boon on the american people than by holding on to his postal Telegraph scheme until Congress adopts it. It must and will come and the sooner the better for the business of the country. It begins to appear quite probable that the reported insurrection in por Tugal sprang from the brain of some trans Atlantic reporter As the Chan cellar of the portuguese consulate in new York has not of any re Bellion in that country neither have new York Bankers received advices to that effect from their Portugal Cor respondents. The Southern democrats pretended to be opposing the Force Bill. They were really filibustering for an extra session in order to secure a Democrat for speaker. The Tion is broken. Late telegrams Down from private Spe Cial and other sources. Southern Combina Armour s offer. Chicago feb. British government offers inducements to Armour co. To set up a meat packing establishment in India. Leprosy in Wisconsin. Madison wis., feb. Case of genuine leprosy has come to the knowledge of the Board of health of this City. The woman has four adult children All healthy. A Little cold. Omaha feb. Nebraska and South Dakota Are having a Ter Rible storm. It is 27 Deg. Below Zero at dead Wood Lead City 30 Deg. Galena 40. Hog cholera. Abilene Kan., feb. Reports from Mcpherson Marion and Saline say that hog cholera is spreading with the greatest severity known in years. Murphy sick. Morris town lud., feb. Fran Els Murphy the great Temperance evangelist is suffering from nervous prostration from overwork. He is at the Home of a Friend in this City. More nihilism. Warsaw feb. 2. There Are Start Ling rumours Carrent in polish circles to the effect that russian nihilists Are preparing for another political murder. The 30th of March the anniversary of the assassination of Czar Alexander is said to be the Date determined upon by the nihilist for the next coup. Ice and cold. Washington feb. Colder and freezing weather for Texas. President deposed. Louisville feb. B. Irwin president of the Kentucky Alliance has been deposed and t. A. Gardner vice president put in his place. Conning investigation. Chicago feb. Chicago live Stock Exchange wants the legis lature to investigate them. This is to offset Bills in the legislature introduced to regulate their business. It takes will Power. By. Louis feb. Harris of new Bern 111., who has fasted 33 Days trying to suicide gave up and began to ent ravenously today. It hurts. Washington feb. Senate received a petition from new Orleans Bankers today deprecating any More discussion of the free coinage ques Tion. Early closing. Yonkers n. Y., feb. Gaul who prevented the carrying out of the Early closing movement of the Yonkers merchants last summer conies into the arrangement Aud the stores will close at 6 p. M. French Painter Dies. Paris feb. Louis Ernest Meissonier the great French Painter died in this City saturday aged 76 years. A new order. Dubuque february Hennessy of this diocese has just founded a new Catholic order to be known As the Sisters of the holy Cross. The Mission of the new order is to teach in parochial schools. Schwatka alive. Mason City la., feb. Schwatka is somewhat improved this morning. Doctors now think he will recover. His injuries May Render him a cripple for life. Factory. Baton Rouge la., feb. The Central Louisiana Farmers club Are strongly inclined to establish a Cen trial sugar factory to enable those making sugar by the open Kettle process to secure the government Bounty. The or Oisin Case. , 111., feb. The strata Brief in the Cronin Case is ready for the u. 8. Supreme court. It is a masterly review of tree Case and 200 printed pages. For contempt Santa be n. M. Feb. The supreme court of new Mexico today affirmed the decision of District judge Leeds imprisoning for con tempt of court two democratic sex county commissioners and the pres ent democratic county clerk for Dis obeying the court s injunction. Banker inflicted. Decatur 111., feb. The grand jury has returned sixteen indictments against major t. Emery the banker at Marco 111., for alleged embezzlement. The prosecution is the result of unfortunate Loans on Dakota land made by knavery for Dwight Newman of Ithaca n. Emery claims that he is innocent. Up the Creek. Cincinati feb. Men Here Are sanguine of the Success of the Cincinati and Chattanooga River packet company. They state the it in Cincinnati and Chattanooga enough has been subscribed to set the enter prise going. Caught up. Chicago feb. Brothers named Engmark have Herne arrested charged with systematically robbing wholesale jewelry stores of thousands of dollars Worth of diamonds. They Are probably connected. Death by flames. Wichita Kan. Feb. Edmund Oklahoma territory David Starkwether a Little daughter was burned to death while he and his son in Law Funk was burning grass. Funk was badly burned. Settled the quarrel. New Burnside 111., feb. B. Woodside aged 67, wealthy and engaged to Stella Fisher daughter of the state s attorney in quarrel with her polled a revolver and blew out his brains. The ass. Did not go. Magnolia feb. A Barnett and a. Baldwin a co., limited of new Orleans and other creditors filed a Bill in chancery to cancel the assignment of Geo. C. Briley of this place. Hon. H. C. Cono Chancellor appointed capt. A. A. Boyd receiver who gave Bond in the sum of and took charge of the store yesterday afternoon. Union knocked out. Cincinnati feb. The United states District court yesterday judge Sage granted the injunction applied for by the Covington Commonwealth against typographical Union no. 3. Bait was brought by the paper against the office committee of the Union to enjoin them from an alleged of the paper because of the employment of non Union printers. Jack Dempsy and family have gone to Portland Oregon. Ryan thinks Han Antonio the most prowling of All the Texas cities. The i. O. O. F. Of Texas Are in grand Lodge session in Dallas. The thermometer in the Northwest ranges from to below Bonds to the extent of for Houston Belt railway Are ordered. Illinois legislature meets finds no quorum present Aud adjourns. The Texas Western boys refuse to work any longer without Taylor loan Aud savings increases capital from to the Cruiser Newark goes into com Mission As a u b. War ship. Owensby is in Washington in Cus Tody of the sergeant at arms. The late Secretary Windom lies at rest in Rock Creek cemetery. Atwood Violet co. Continue to predict Low Poitou Market. Lyson Grain commission St. Louis fails no statement of business. Cyclone in Clay county miss., destroys one Church several Oil drugs Aud causes the death of one child. Freight runs into a hand car Crew on a High trestle near Marlin killing Ourand severely burning two others. Luling recovers trom Small pox Aud would like a Little dry weather for farm operations. The Cuero Oil Mills have contracted for the shipment of refined Oil Fco new York. The Texas hotel keepers association organizes with Dallas Aud fort Worth in the offices. Minister Ryan says Blague is not going to submit any reciprocity treaty with Mexico to the country. There is a very pressing need of irn mediate Relief for the Farmers in Oberlin county Kansas. A land Sale of acres on main land near valve Stop is reported for the prisoners escaped from Wood Ville jail thursday have been re taken. Tarrant county bar is wrestling with the question of candidate for the new judgeship created there. Indictments have been found against three fort Worth officers for drunkenness. Chicago directors of the worlds fair will Call for an additional subscript turn Armoy Knox captures Gal vision and the citizens committee endorse his advertising plans. Rock Island and Union Pacific continue their right Over Bridge Privi Leges at Omaha. Marquis i re ctn has been re Quested by King Humbert to form a Cabinet. Frank Forbes of Waco is shot while trying to outrage a child of 11 years. His wound not serious. Caprivi s duties As Chancellor will be divided and or. Miguel will be made finance minister of Prussia. The new railway Bill contains a clause Lor railway inspector at salary. Miss Hosmer mathematical teacher in Paris Seminary has so fur recovered from injuries received at Georgetown As to return to duty. Harrison s gambling rooms at Gal Veston were cracked sunday night and in Money and four Gold watches taken. The White Squadron comes to within 10 Miles of Galveston and can get no nearer on account of shallow water. Denk Waggoner in jail at Breve port gets Possession of two Renvoi vers and cleans out the crowd who come to Lynch him. Several thousand acres of de Witt county ranges sold for farms this Winter will be put into crop this Spring. Freeman a sneak thief is captured at Sherman and of the he had stolen from an old Farmer whom he had loaded up in a Saloon. Legarre of All skilled labor working upon metals for machinery or build in a decorations will be formed at Chicago. The regular troops occupy Valparaiso and the insurgents Are badly routed. The government in gaining ground. Letter dispatches say that there was no killing of negroes nor any race trouble a Carbon Hill. This is false. Some men were killed. Governor Patterson of Pennsylva Nia vetoes the Bill instructing the Pennsylvania congressmen to support the Force Bill. An old Spanish town has been unearthed in Greer county it May have Forue favourable influence in settling Texas claim to that disputed Terri tory. Bill introduced limiting time under which Cabinet vacancies can be i died by appointment to 30 is now ten Days. State legislature. There no que rum present in the Senate until la Olock and journal Reading was dispensed with. Petitions were received from Austin against sunday Law from Austin of a score or and referred Bills limiting tax collectors Alliance against Aid to world s fair from san Antonio in favor of Worl i s fair from certain counties praying for the organization of a new county to be known As Beaver and from Texas and mexican Pacific Road asking for restoration of land Grant which had been taken Aud certificate of same. Potters Road Bill is called de until its own author would hardly know it and was then Hung up on the emergency clause. A Batch of Bills was called up Aud referred but no action taken on any of them. House met at regular hour with a quorum present and want directly to business. Petitions poured in Pray ing for a Scalp Law protesting against Aid to the world s Aud against the sunday Laws for certain exemptions and against creation of certain counties. Rills to the number More were presented among these were elections of county county treasurers Aud state treasurers to two consecutive terms amending the Law of interest amending Law As to liens of cities Aud towns on certain property this Bill was made the Reg ular order for thursday permitting Dallas to Issue Bonds for authorizing Purchase of machinery for making twine and bagging in the penitentiaries. Joint Resolution was presented and referred r proposing to the several states to join with Texas in calling a convention to Amend the Constitution of the United states so As to provide for the of u. B. Senators by direct vote of the people. Resolution was also offered creating a joint committee with concurrence of the Senate and to take ail Bills re lating to school books under consideration and present to the legislature a Law covering the subject. Committee reported favourably the Bill for Sale of lands in Greet county set apart for Public debt and schools. The Bills against Hunting and fish ing in enclosures without owner s permission and against disturbing Public worship came up for third Reading and were killed. The deficiency Dill came up and was passed. Its items or appropriation were passed As Given in the Light at the time Bill was presented. Bill making Legal rate of interest 6 per cent was called up and ordered engrossed. Senate judiciary committee no. 2 decided to report favourably senator Clemens Bill making it a penal of sense Lor any Railroad to give a pass or for any state officer to accept one. Senator Maltzie s Bill limiting the sunday Law to the hours of 0 and 4, will be Favora oly reported by the committee. Thought he had a bargain. But found that he been duped by a Slick Poil dlr. Yesterday afternoon a roaming Ped Dler who had been making the rounds of West Commerce and adjoining streets with his bundle of notions which he offered for Sale entered a grocery Eto Renear the inter National depot and dumped his Case of goods on the counter. He tried several of the clerks offering one dozen handkerchiefs for one Dol Lars but they did t want any. He made the Otter of two dozen three dozen four Doxen five dozen All for one Dollar but the clerks said it was no go. 11vhell i la Deil you vat i Dos Here ves five dozen handkerchiefs and one for your wife one nobler for your Moder in Law one for i won t give fifty cents for the the clerk inter posed. The peddle gave it up and packed up ins goods. Just then a milk Man entered. The peddle eyed the Man with an eight Inch smile addressed him Ach me in gut trend Here Vos a Beeg bargain for you. One Dudleu handkerchief for one half Dullar. That do you but the milk Man Shook his head. The peddle pulled out what evidently was a second dozen kerchiefs bul still the milk Man refused. The peddle made it three dozen and As there was still no bargain As a Lams resort he pulled out another Bunch of the goods with the words Here mine Friend Vau tree Durdeen and one half of dese the Milkman had been look n g of for and snatched the Opportunity. He gave the Man h n fifty cents Ami shoving the goods in the hands of the Milkman he departed with a malicious twinkle in his Eye. There s a bargain for said the buyer As he Drew Forth the hand kerchiefs to count them. He run Over their number three or four times each Lime More excited and hurriedly than the other. At last he gasped the infernal scamp. I m sold this time i to Only got a dozen after and the Milkman hurriedly mounted his cart asking three or four passers by if they had seen a peddle pass Down their Way. In the toils. St. Louis feb. Bland was arrested at Webb City mo., yesterday charged with counterfeiting. He admitted guilt to United states commissioner Perkins and was jailed to await the action of the United states District court at Kansas City. A set of holds was found in his room. A murderous miss. Richland Center wis., feb. Rose Zold Ozeki a pretty Nineteen year old Milliner was yesterday held to trial on a charge of poisoning Maly a Young lady of that City who died under mysterious circumstances on Jan. 8 last. She is also accused of having caused the death of mrs. Mitchell wife of or. Mitchell of that place in the same manner. Scourge in Turkey. Beloit wis. Feb. Letter from the family of Rev. T. D. Christie who left Benoit recently to resume missionary work at Marasch Turkey in Asia tells of the terrible Scourge in Turke. At a town of people 1500 deaths occurred in six weeks. There was much less fatality among the converted turks than among the native their christianity and civilization helping them in their sanitary affairs. Heavy damages. Jackson miss., feb. Negro toy in the circuit court at Raymond Jast closed obtained judgment against the Alabama and Vicksburg Railroad company for the suit was brought to recover against the Road for injuries received the boy having been struck by an engine and somewhat injured. Gould s Bonds. Atlanta feb. The visit of Jay Gould to Atlanta this week in company with Richmond terminal officials a meeting of the directory of the Central Road will be Bald at which or. Hugh t. Lana i will it is said be elected president of the sys tem Gen. E. P. Alexander retiring. At Rische a. The conglomerate program Jur wished a goodly number of spectators at Elsche s theatre last night was very Good what there was of it. There was a sparring exhibition Between Christol and a Pupil Christol and Steve but tier wrestling Between Kine Han and Jordan Aud Between Louis Lee and Chas. Uhl. Latter is a knockabout at the theatre heavy and Well muscled Aud Well up in the Art but lacking hardness and training. In the first bout he lifted Lee and threw him As Many said two Points Down winning the fall but or. Charlton referee declared in the negative and after a Tew More twists etc., he gave up and allowed Lee to throw him. Uhl is a very Good match for Lee if he had More training and wind but last night he could hardly have held on for a second fall. Frank Mayo As Davy Crockett. Davy Crockett wednesday night and Nordeck thursday night by or. Frank Mayo and his splendid company is the announcement at the grand opera House. Frank Mayo As Davy Crockett known to the american people every where Aud the names Are now a Day As intimately related to each other As Are Joe Jefferson and rip Van Winkle. Kit he is the special creation of each and As there is but one rip Van Winkle so there is but one Davy Crockett. Dead by the Road. We. Racey a poor Man who made a precarious living of doing Odd jobs was found dead by the roads Lee near the House of de. Myers on the Road to the county poorhouse yester Day afternoon. Justice Herron h the inquest there were no imitations of foul play connected with his death but on the other hand Mony was adduced that he was e lying in the Eartie place earlier in Day alive but saying he was feeling Well. For Hext. Hunt s friends will meet at Adam Schmidt s Farmers Home tonight on Austin Street. Hunt is the Man to be in control of our schools. He is a moral Man. He has respect for his children and will have Lor yours. Vote for him. Vote for h. H. Hunt for Alderman. 6th Ward. Is no Moss Back. Hunt no Gypsy Fortune Man. He does nor Bury his Money to double it in him Lor 6th Ward. Hunt is no tax Sale shark. His is not John Smith. It in the whose property is sold for labourer taxes. Hunt s friends met at u. B coloured men solid for him. He will win. F. Hall who Are

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