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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - February 5, 1891, San Antonio, Texas Ntonio daily Light. Published at san Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume Xii number 15lockwood National Bank. Ban Antonio. Texas. J. B. Lockwood. President j. Muir cashier. Safe Deposit vaults. Late telegrams a oiled Down from private. Special and other sources. Fredericksburg determines to have a railway anyway. New York Money Market yesterday rated 2 to 2 1-2 per cent. House passes diplomatic appropriation Bill. Bill removing religious disability in England is Defeated 256 to 223. Signor Crisp Bas been asked to withdraw his resignation. Mayor word who did no to whip Sam Jones has been asked to resign. The uprising in Servia threatens destruction to the town of preshing. George Johnson of Paris drinks a pint of whiskey and Dies. Water Breaks into a mine in Pennsylvania and 17 persons Are drowned. House considered the diplomatic Bill and favors it As to Blaines re commendations. Bismarck says he will express himself concerning affairs calculated to undermine the Empire. The National Farmers Alliance demand unlimited coinage of Gold and Silver. House adopts conference report providing for additional Justice on Arizona Bench. Committee on coinage cannot decide on Day to vote but adjourn until today. Senate considers the fortification and armament Bill or makes some reductions and More increase. Senate add two civilian members to the Board of fortification and ordnance. Citizens fire insurance of Waterloo la., assigns. Liabilities $25,000 assets $17,000. Kyle cattlemen Are after thieves w to have stolen 200 head from their Sau Angelo ranges. Senate authorizes publication presidents late message concerning slave Trade. Gainesville is excited Over the rivalry of a pedagogue and a Pupil for a fair Young scholars hand. Kansas House passes Bill prohibiting corporations from employing armed forces during a strike. Owensby is released by the Silver Pool committee after finishing his much mixed testimony. Dick Hinote. Officer who shot convict Burion while endeavouring to escape gives $1000 bail. Most of the lost fishermen in Lake Michigan have come ashore. A few Are drowned. Mexico promises Hearty co operation in unearthing the murderers of general Martinez at Laredo. Nebraska legislature makes it unlawful for corporate bodies to hold lands for speculative purposes. A drugged pair of lovers and a marriage to the wrong Man at the instigation of the girls parents Are the latest Baris sensation. The committee investigating the condition of american National Bank of Kansas City report favouring immediate reopening. Collums amendment to interstate Commerce Bill is reported favourably. It makes the regulations less cast Iron. A Kansas Alliance Man served with a warrant for bribing voters tears up the paper and the Constable having no authority is obliged to Chase himself Home. International american monetary commission meets elects Romero president appoints its committees Aud adjourns to await action of committee. The reception committee went out to visit the White Squadron but could not get aboard owing to the heavy sea Oft Galveston. Texas has in her National guards 243 commissioned and 499 non commissioned officers 75 musicians and 1874 privates. Owensby was arrested for fraud after leaving Tho committee room at the instance of Hanover National Antonio Texas thursday february 5. 1891 Price $5 a Yea latest telegraphic. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Upton Hatime of going to press. Warm and wet. Washington feb. 5.�?warmer, with showers Friday and saturday strike. Montreal feb. 5.�?a strike on the Canadian Pacific is threatened. Oklahoma Flection. By. Louis feb. 5.�?democratic and Alliance tickets were victorious in the Oklahoma elections. Treaty signed. Washington february 5.�?-United states and Brazil have signed the reciprocity treaty. Telegraphic Rumor. San Francisco feb. 6.�?john c Hill is reported to have disappeared to avoid prosecution for maladministration of an estate in his care. All right. New York feb. 5.�?the dutch Steamer Rotterdam arrived All right today. To chill. Washington feb. 5.�?u. S. War ship Pensacola at Montevideo and Baltimore at Toulon have been ordered to proceed to the coast of Chili. A big strike. Vienna feb. 6.�?ten thousand Shoemakers in this City have gone on a strike for an increase of wages. Prospects of settlement is Good. The portuguese dead. Oporto february 5.�?it is now stated that fifty persons were killed and 200 injured in the fight following the revolt of the Garrison Here against the government on saturday last. Want government Ald. Chicago feb. 5�?the worlds fair committee has decided to ask Congress to appropriate $5,000,000 id Aid of the fair. Large Cotton gains. Winona miss., feb. 5.�?there has been marketed Here up to this Date 12,374 Bales of Cotton and it is estimated that 3,000 More will be received. The total receipts the whole of last year were 11,000 Bales. A criminal lawyer. Kearney neb., fab. 5�?j. A. Shipman a prominent lawyer is arrested charged with forging notes and mortgages for $10,000. No settlement yet. Duplin feb. 5.�?mr. Parnell has decided to address no More meetings in Ireland for the present he also de Clines to go to America. Rumours of a hitch la the negotiations looking to a settlement of differences have ome rated from both factions. City enjoined. Vicksburg feb. 5.�?the Alabama and Vicksburg Railroad has enjoined the City from collecting taxes on in municipal assessment of the roads pro party which it claims is excessive. Marshal released. Memphis february 5.�?deputy United states marshal Clem Lee who was jailed at Corinth miss., for refusing to pay fines imposed upon him by the mayor and circuit court for carrying a pistol while in Pursuit of a prisoner has been released on his own recognizance by the United states court at Oxford miss., judge Hill president. Steamer in peril. New York feb. 5.�? there la some anxiety Here As to the safety of the steamship Denmark which sailed London january 14, and which was due Here on the 26th of january. On the 15 she was spoken 600 Miles East of St. Johns her engines being then not working. The weather since has been bad at sea. The Senate places amount for Plant of heavy ordnance on some Pacific coast Point at $1,000,000 $4,280,000 was appropriated for heavy ordnance and the Bill passed. Captain arrested. San Diego cal., feb. 5 a the Steamer Manuel Dublan plying Between san Diego and Senada lower California has just arrived Here bringing word that capt. W. H. Nelson was arrested by mexican officials i saturday on the charge of smuggling i $3,600 in Gold Bullion which was ii found on his person. Patti sick. New York feb. 5.�?a special from Bristol says Adelina Patti is lying very ill at a hotel Here. She caught a severe cold in crossing the Channel Between Dover and Calais. Or Frederick love who is in attendance reports unfavourably on her condition. Her husband Signor Nicolini is with who will Bun and Knoch the ring sky High a Schramm for mayor a Complete ticket or and by the people now in the Fields some telling resolutions a the ring s attempt to muzzle the meeting sat Down upon. There have been few great Public meetings in this City in which an attempt by a ring or clique to gobble up the gathering Boot and All has been so effectually sat Down upon As at the voters mass meeting at urls Chi a convention Hall last night when a Good lot of administration hangers on under the leadership of some of the ring candidates attempted to Swallow the convention. This is the Way it happened pursuant to the Call for a meeting to ratify the nominations made at the Mission Garden something like Over six Hundred voter assembled at the convention Hall. There was also a canard. Washington feb. 5.�?mr. Mason commissioner of internal Revenue says that the article recently appearing in a Washington special in one of the new Orleans papers giving what purported to be a synopsis of his instructions on the Bounty question was entirely tin warranted. Considerable hustling in the Camp of the ring and shortly after eight of clock those Arch ring men Jose Cassiano and Thad Smith entered the Hall followed by the entire ring candidates their friends and some Hundred Odd cheap voters. They had come with one single View to Knock out and turn the convention into a Callaghan affair. Therefore when at 8 30. In. Or. A c. Caie rapped to order and called for nomination for chairman or. Jas. A. Dwyer Drew up Bis Vest with a statesman like dignity and nominated or. E. P. Claudon. The chair promptly informed the gentleman that this was an adjourned meeting and was opposed to the administration hence the nomination of or. E. P. Claudon was sadly out of order. Or. Henry e. Vernor had been nominated by or. C. L. Sauer previous to the nomination of or. Claudon and he was elected chairmen by a rousing vote. Or. Vernor stepped upon the platform and began the discharge of his duties when the Blooming face of our City clerk made its appearance upon the platform. This was the signal for derisive jeers from the audience. The clerk blandly inquired who had been elected chairman of the meet lug. He was told by or. Vernor upon which he mysteriously disappeared As though devoured by a trap door. Then came the blow that paralysed the ring crowd and Tore into shreds All of their cherished Hopes of gobbling up the gathering. The chairman rapped the meeting to order with the words a i desire to state that the object of this meeting Here is to ratify the nominations made at Mission Garden. Furthermore it is the object of the meeting to nominate men for the vacancies made by decimation. And thirdly it is the object of this Assembly to oppose the present administration Aud those of its adherents who Are Here May remain but they Cauuet have a say in the scarcely had the words been uttered when the House broke into loud and prolonged cheers that rung and resounded As though born of one breath. The vast audience went wild in their approval of the utterances and the appreciation of the Backbone of the chair. The people were alive to the situation. The ring Taw All was lost and Gen. Nat Lewis summoned what was left of his forces and meekly slunk out of a Side door. The chairman rapped the meeting to order and called for nominations for Secretary. The name of or j. A. Appier was presented and he was elected to the position. The Reading of the report of the executive committee wan next la order and was read by the Secretary As follows a emr. Chairman the executive committee appointed by the chairman of the Mission Garden mass meeting beg to report that Sluce that meeting your committee have seen the various nominees. Or. Kalteyer the nominee for mayor has declined but Given Bis approval of the movement. Or. Ramsay nominee for collector has declined because of failing health. Or. Kiolbassa for assessor. Or. Van Riper declines nomination for marshal because of private affairs. Or. J. P. Kline declines the nomination of Alderman at Large because of ill health. Or. N. Mackey declines nomination of Alderman at Large because of business reasons. The other nominees have accepted Tolt f. Groos for treasurer aran Sas Prescott for auditor. Vav. M. Locke for Engineer. Or. J. N. Gallagher for recorder. Or. W. W. Walling for City attorney. Jno. T. Hambleton and Ben Mauer Mann have accepted nominations for aldermen at Large. The second and third wards have not yet selected candidates for aldermen. Your committee recommends the ratification of the candidates who have accepted and the nomination of candidates to fill the vacancies. Upon motion the report was adopted. Or. Appier moved that the herniation of All Ward aldermen made at the Mission Garden in the previous convention be included Iii the report of the executive committee. Carried. The motion that the nominations be ratified by this convention was made and recorded the motion was put to a vote and carried amid applause. The candidates were thereupon declared ratified. Chairman Vernor announced that nominations for mayor were in order. The name of Captain Edgar Schramm was presented to the convention for consideration. Nominations were then closed and capt. Schramm was unanimously amid great Elihu Siam Omi nailed for the office by . A committee of three messes. Sauer Caie and Richmond were appointed to escort Captain Schramm to the platform. Toe appearance of the nominee was greeted with rousing cheers and his Short address was continually interrupted by Long Aud loud cheering of the enthusiastic gathering. A fellow citizens a said Captain Schramm in reply too alls for a speech a you have just nominated me for mayor of san Antonio and judging from the unanimity with which it was done i feel that a change in the City administration is greatly it was not his intention to run for the office but As a number of men. Owing to business interests had refused to run he had submitted to the Earnest solicitations of his friends Aud hereby accepted the nomination. He had always refused an office because he had been too poor and did not believe in depending upon an office for a living. A it is useless for me to say that if i am elected i will do my duty and i Promise that if elected i a Hail act fairly it and squarely towards every one. I shall strive to do unto others As i would have them do unto me. Friends if i were not assured that a change in the administration of affairs was wanted i would not be a candidate for the office. If Lam elected i will consider myself the Peoples servant not their master and i will try to demonstrate that it is possible for a City a officer to be its he urged upon everybody to do his duty at the polls a for a were his closing words a i scorn to buy or barter when the enthusiastic cheering had in banded the chair called for nominations for collector. Or. Chaa. L. Sauer nominated or. John b. Walter for the office and he was endorsed by the convention. Or. A ton sell Al received the nomination for City marshal. The office of City assessor was temporarily passed und the nomination of two aldermen at Large was called for. Rho names of messes. A. F. Wulfin and Gen. W. H. Young were presented Aud they received the nomination. Next the office of City assessor was taken up and or. Gustane Peltzer received the nomination. This closed the nominations and the following resolutions were thereupon presented resolutions. Resolved. That the Assumption on the part of the so called democratic and Republican county executive committees to nominate a City ticket and to dictate to the Independent voters that they shall continue in place the present City administration is an insult to the intelligent people of this City. 2nd. That we do not recognize the right of these so called executive county committees to interfere with or dictate the politics or action of either party in City affairs. 3rd. That we Appeal to the mass of the voters irrespective of party affiliation to put Down at the polls this attempted conspiracy Giust their Independence Aud the political integrity of every Democrat and every Republican of the City of san Antonio. 4tb. That the mass of the voters of either political party constitute the Only source of authority that executive committees no matter How made have no authority to announce or dictate tickets. 5th. That we believe a change of City administration will be to the Benefit of the Public interests. 6th. That we Are opposed to the present City administration because it has resolved into a one Man Rule that we believe a Complete investigation of the affairs of the City government is demanded and cannot be had unless a change is made that the Large increase of Over bonded debt the heavy increase of assessment of property the increased Long of taxation is out of proportion to the improvements made that the present administration has failed to Complete the Public works and improvements for which the people have voted their Money. 7th. That the place that it is necessary to continue the present administration in order to perfect the present so called system of Public improvements is an insult to the intelligence of the people for if tills system is Wise and beneficial to the City then the change from the present administration to on4 emanating from the people instead of the so called executive committees will see to it that the system is perfected that we Are opposed to a a system of Public improvements that discriminates in the employment of Labouring men in mayor of one class or nationality. 8th. We charge that the plea in favor of the a present system of improvements Means that the present administration desire time to remain in Power in order that they May cover up their Short comings Aud deceive the people As to the True condition of affairs. 9th. We therefore Appeal to the people to come to the polls without fear or trembling and for the Good of the City vote for a change of City officials. The Reading of these telling resolutions was listened to with attention and they were adopted with Greaten thus asm. A motion was then made and carried that the executive committee be empowered to fill All vacancies for office which May occur after which some seventh Ward voter wanted to reconsider the nomination of c. Runge for Alderman from the seventh Ward. After a Short but pointed discussion the House upheld the nomination of Ward Alderman from the seventh Ward which the Mission Garden convention had made. The motion to adjourn was Here sprung and carried the meeting being a Short business like and highly enthusiastic one lasting but one and a Quarter hour. There were fully seven Hundred voters present. Amusements. At the grand opera House last night or. Frank Mayo and an excellent company presented the play a Davy Crockett a with Superb Scenic ejects and Fine staging. As the hero or. Mayo certainly is Strong and makes an Ideal Back woodsman. As Eleanor miss Marie Burrow was pretty and a Good actress. Miss Mary be Pere was a Good Fine Davie Crockett Aud threw much pathos into the part. The villain was acceptably Takon by or. J. S. Moffitt Aud the other characters of the Large cast were Well up As a support. The scenes Are All realistic Aud exciting to a degree and the audience fully attested their approval. Tonight a nor deck will be the by. At Rischer a the Calef company presented a two night in a barroom a in Spain. Barcelona feb. 6.�?the revolutionary feeling smouldering in Spain nearly burst out today. Salmo y Fonsa Republican Leader was speaking to a Large crowd when mounted police charged them firing into the crowd Aud wounding several. The government has ordered an inquiry into this police conduct. A wreck. St. Louis feb. 5.�?a dispatch from fort Smith ark., reports the Complete wreck of a passenger train at Alma. Only three passengers injured. Alliance capitalists. Wichita Las. Feb. 5.�?Alliance Farmers have organized a live Slock association capital Stock $100,000. Railway meeting. Nashville Tome feb. 5.�?All presidents and general managers of trunk lines meet today after them the freight and traffic managers meet. In Russia. Moscow february 5.�?nine children were by Mfd to death and others injured in an orphan Asylum fire last night. A Young murderer. Louisville feb. 5.�?near Spring Field yesterday Erastus Holiday aged fifteen shot Aud killed George vent aged Twenty Frithey were witnesses in a suit a id quarrel a of Over the evidence. The american Colony upholsterer during the past few weeks the daily papery have published a great Deal about the armenian Colony which it was said would soon be started with Headquarters in now York backed by a Syndicate of wealthy armenians to to called new Damascus and giving employment to about 18,000 lieu women Aud children it was said that they would engage in the manufacture of various decorative fabrics now brought Over by the Rug and Obi Sidery men. Careful research fails to discover who the projectors Are Aud the toot that an armenian Colony should by called new Damascus arouses our incredulity in the entire Story. Herant. Kin Ich Jian when inter viewed on the subject Laid that Dot i Ista Diug he was Well acquainted with the better class of armenians be had hear ii nothing whatever of the scheme and put no Faith in it

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