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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - February 28, 1887, San Antonio, Texas B. Smith amp son. Who Are strictly fret Clara merchant tailors Are now receiving a Fine line of Spring and Gummer suiting of German English scotch and Freob goods. Our prices Are a Way Down a satisfaction and tit guaranteed. Call on them and Price their goods before purchasing elsewhere. B. Smith amp son 12-9-tf no. 44 West Commerce St. Volume Vii number 34. The latest Tripp e a Baltimore Beauty Boquet de Saratoga Fairmount bark Florida Orange Blossom fria cot Ida sunny South Fedora Mabel tweet. Wild Flowers of Mexico White Heliotrope Queen of the weal Clover Blossom Cherokee Rose. Knights Templar verifies mein Nicht Boston Boquet and fifty More doors to he Nail Only at Henry a. Blair s drug store no. 318 rust com me rec it it. A Telephone no. Busan Antonio. Texas monday february 28. 1887. Only $5 a year. Grand Clearing Sale on account of removal. Ask our readers Are Well aware we have purchased the Large space of ground Corner of East Commerce and Alamo streets and will shortly erect thereon to accommodate our rapidly increasing Trade a commodious and magnificent store House larger in fact than any in Texas. As we intend to open up there with an entire new Stock we will. On monday january 24. Ofter one of the git a mils i Slaughter sales Ever held in this City. We have marked Down our Large Stock of clothing clothing All grades of menus and boys suits overcoats pants. Hats boots shoes Etc., Etc., will be sacrificed and at prices Seldom met. Like inducements offered in All our other departments comprising dress goods flannels blankets. Quilts All Cotton piece goods such As Gingham plaids Cotton flannel prints jeans and domestics. House furnishing goods pique and Honey com spreads Lac ,Linen and Turkey red damask napkins towels towering Etc a it diced to prices which Are bound to take. We Repec fully invite the ladies to Call Anil see our cloak and hosiery departments and see prices that will astonish them. Do not fail to visit every department in the House for reductions made on everything. Jaske Brothers j Alamo Plaza san Antonio Texas Mark Down clothing Sale suits and overcoats latest Telegraph news editorial Brevi ties. From All parts of the Globe lenses and rolled Down con hew goods Fine styles inquire for prices genuine bargains i Wolff a Narx j co. Commerce and Alamo sts., san Antonio Tex. H. D. Kampmann president Sec. And manager a Lonb Star celebrated lather and specially brewed select bottled guaranteed absolutely pure. San Antonio Texas. Always to the front l. Wolfson with a Gigantic Stock in All department special attention called to the gents department it it a _ i cig i a a a it a Ltd. I to i. It merchants advertise in various ways such As a Selling out at Cost a a damaged goods a Etc., trying to Gull the Public that they possess Peculiar advantages by which they Are enabled to sell cheaper than their competitors at the same time Selling at a Good profit. They perpetuate a fraud on a generous Public by offering a lower Grade of goods which Are palmed off is Good and sold As first class. Each season it has been my Earnest Endeavor to improve the Quality and make of goods and to sell them at a reasonable profit giving each customer his Money a Worth in each Purchase. In following out this course i have been successful and am proud to say my business has increased each year Aud is now to Nuj cts 0=2 Apo it a 1 j to a of at a toed 0=2 the largest and most Complete establishment o the kind in the South. Dpi during the Benson i will Otter extra inducements in All department Quot a l. Wolfson no a Vav. Corner main Plaza. San Antonio Texas the death of Cardinal Jacobin Rone is announced. Another heavy Enow storm is reported in Minnesota and Montana and Dakota. Chattanooga land sales for last week were $900,543. Emperor William is ready and and of s to open the rely Stag in person. The Senate asks further conference on the postal appropriation Bill. Appropriation Bills Are too far behind to be passed by Friday next March 4 Bill de remitting taxes to Sabine pass batterers. Pesos county ouly taxes 16 cents on the $100. Hepburn and his friends will tight the River and Harbor Bill to the death. Prince Alexander is not gelling along smoothly with his Small pox. A revolution is rumoured to lie in Progress Al Sofia. Cargo of the German bark Maria burned in the port of new York loss $15. L Nexaw having refused to surrender Bas been deposed and Hie natives warned to submit to the British authority. A Well of Fine Petroleum has been discovered at Ilou Duag go emmies in Hainault. Windhorst is ready to make great concessions to government i questions of Tina Oliai Reform Aud Revenue. The largest Oil Well in Wood county Ohio Bab been struck it flows 0,000 barrels a Day. Cou Slu Ben has been confirmed Consul at Sheffield. Grover has Bim out of of the Way. Railway postal service to take effect tomorrow has been established Between Dallas and Greenville 54� Miles. Carl Soburn and Ben Butler both came to grief on Slippery sidewalks and Are severely crippled particularly Carl. The Galveston charter amendments Are causing no end of Contention before the Terrell committee. The Senate judicial committee makes an Adverse report on the Galveston charter amendments. The office of District attorney of the 6th judicial District Bas been created and lists of applicants can be forwarded. A cold norther with slight frosts visited All Central and Southern Texas sunday morning. Sherman a Street commissioner order work on the Street railway stopped. No cause assigned. Eagle pass petition to the United states Treasury for permission to erect a bonded warehouse. James t. Clark of St. Louis represents himself As Gould a immigration agent for Texas. House Bill to extend legislative sessions to ninety Days passes to third Reading in the Senate. Charleston s. C., has had another slight shake and the people were naturally nervous but no damage was done anywhere. Dallas school Board does not consider the recent census of that pity reliable and orders a for school purposes. Mcmahon a bad Kyle Darkey out on bail for shooting another was himself shot through the heart at a dance last Friday night. St. Louis has a Case of a druggist and dead girl but is Uncertain As to whether it is murder or suicide. Henry Dauber and Nina Brooks Are the parties. House orders Bill engrossed to allow cities to tax for internal improvements to the extent of 5 per cent of valuation and Issue 6 per cent Bonds. The High sheriff of Dublin refuses to surrender the books of bus office on the demand of Tho government. Legal proceeding will be instituted. Carlisle is More popular As a Prospect Ive Holder of the Treasury portfolio than is Randall whom his party consider too Good a Republican in his Tina Oliai views to suit them. The substitute Railroad commission Bill in the slate Senate has been ordered printed and discussion will be resumed tomorrow. The earthquake scare has driven 20.000 people out or Nice hut the College Aud Heaters have reopened and astronomer Roberts save All danger of further divas Ter is at end. The Philadelphia six Days go As you please was won by Vint who covered 538 Miles Hart Pano Hor Bennet and Noro Mac All covered Over 500 Miles. Gale receipts were $17,000. Four new York girls overpowered the Matron of the Houm of the Good Shepherd in Brooklyn n. Y., and taking her keys made Good their escape. Only one has been captured. Dallas boast of six performances including one matinee netting $7,000 at the opera House. Booths matinee and evening in san Antonio netted Over $3,000. The arrest of russian spies continues in Austria two were recently arrested in the office of the Gal texan railway one of whom was furnishing his government knowledge of austrian War preparations. Fort Worth and Dallas have tried Railroad bragging municipal cussing Chicken disputes and have come Down to dog lighting. Fort Worth a canine came offbeat. The Senate disputes Cleveland a right to appoint an interstate Commerce commissioner during a recess of Senate. His Power is merely to ii vacancies and no vacancy has occurred in an office which has not yet been filled. William e. English son of William h. Of Indiana is in the toils of a handsome new York widow whom he ruined and who sues Bim for $25,000. He a arrested on the eve of his departure to Europe. Judge Bynum whose Bouse was entered at Charlotte n. ., some weeks since and robbed of $2500 Worth of ill Vernare received a Surprise party in the shape of an express Box containing every particle of silverware that bad been stolen. No explanations were sent. Seven boys near Easton pa., stepping out of the w a of a Coal train were run Down by a passenger train and six of them killed. The Accident occurred on a Short curve in a blinding Snow storm and was not the fault of the Railroad employers i he army appropriation Bill is the Only one so far signed by the president. The deficiency naval fortifications and legislative Appio Rution Bills still hang fire in the Bouse of representatives and the Senate will not consent to Railroad them through to please that body. Tint demand for a geological Survey in this state grows louder and More urgent As the Days go by. The memorial from the state geological and Sci Entinio association should Bear fruit. Grovak has intimated to Congress that be does not think there is any need for a called session but there is hardly a probability of the busies of Congress being sufficiently advanced by Friday to admit of no extra session. Appropriation Bills of no others must be attended to. The Young menus Christian association of new York has drawn the color line and refuses membership to a very pious and eminently Lepe Statile Young negro. The y. My c. A. Have a Little Tiore to learn from him whose name they so Unworthily Bear. Some unknown Friend in Vienna. Austria has Luid the Light office under obligations for a late copy Alf the Vienna weekly news printed at the austrian capital for which our thanks. Little Rhode islam elected a Democrat on last monday to fill the unexpired term of the Republican unseated by the democratic House of representatives. His term expires Friday. A Short term on a mighty Short Racket from a mighty Small state. The Waco Advance pitches into the Catholic Church and is Only stayed from pulverizing the whole institution by is inability As a Crusher. Bro. A Rantt has undertaken a Large contract when he essays to run the slate and the Church by the Little seven by Milne gauge he has set up in Bis Waco shop. Boms one rises to remark that Quot after the constitutional sixty Days expire the Texas legislature w ill need a hustling not at ail. That $2 of Aday limit will Hustle them sharper than any committee could possibly Hope to. The South is slowly but surely coming into line on protective ground. North Carolina came within three votes in her legislature of declaring that it would be unwise and unjust to abandon the protective policy. This is what they will All declare in a few More years. Texas does not seem to think that inter state Commerce regulations As passed by Congress Are sufficient and so complicates matters by a railway commission of her own. New Orleans is doing a Large Grain business this Winter. Three steamers which cleared Friday for Europe took out 231,932 bushels of Corn and the arrivals by Mississippi steamers and barges for that Alay were 284,191 bushels of Corn and 44,415 bushels of wheat. Saturdays balls. Young menus benevolent association gave their annual masquerade Bali saturday night at Casino Hall which though not exactly a Success As a masquerade was a perfect Success As a Ball and in Point of numbers and pleasure equalled any Ball Given by the association since organization. A Long list of dances were danced and among the number present were misses Emma Effel Grade and Annie Nixon mrs. We. Golding sr., and mrs. We. Hoe Fiig. Jr., Louisa Renkun. Regina App Emma Hoefling Aunie Virginia and t Lemen tone Gutzeit mrs. W. E. And Priscilla Jones Emma and Ida Stein. Mrs. Heteu Hong Ernestine Janish Clara Stein and messes. Rudolpn Henry William Hoef Ling or. And or r. G. Nixon Albert Huppertz Chas and Louis Gutzeit Tiburon Garza Henry Noser cabs. Bitters Chas. Steu big r. R. Martinez f. T Lopez Adaulph Michael , Max Fues j. A. Dullnig. Jr., c. Weiss de. Froboese Chas. And de. Riscoe jr., Ben Varga and Many others. The City band Benefit at Krish Hall was another pleasant affair and was tolerably Well attended. What was lacking in numbers was made up in fun and All left about 3 of clock sunday morning delighted with their evenings pleasure. Brackenridge launch. Colonel Brackenridge steam launch now lying at Anchor near Corpus Christi is Titus described by the caller a it is about 25 feet in length and is finely built a Fred Ami Light coloured Wood. T he w Hole is varnished arum looks As Fine As a piece of parlor Furni ure it will carry probably 20 persons. The engine is Small and compact but powerful enough to Speed the boat ten Miles an hour. Naptha is used instead of steam it is the prettiest Little pleasure boat overseen in southwestern Texas Bays. Too fond of the ladles. Poor Milt Barlow the Well known minstrel is in trouble in new York City and has been committed to the tombs upon the affidavit of mrs. Milt Barlow who in suing for a divorce says she married Barlow Iii 1866 and was compelled to leave him in 1869, because Milt was too fond of the fair ones. She further alleged that Milt has been a nominal husband to two pretty girls since be has left her. The wife wants Milt bonded to secure Alimony Eto. Milt Barlow was with the Rankin minstrels when they played in Turner opera House last fall. An outside View. The Pleasanton Monitor sized up san Antonio in the following paragraph the Only thing which keeps san Antonio from becoming a second Kansas City is the Lack of Enterprise on the part of Many of her wealthy citizens. If she would induce fort Worth capitalists to take hold of some of her needed enterprises she would soon have a population of 100,000 of the right kind of people. Good for Corn. Medina county news Granger looking across the Plaza from the Southern hotel san Antonio sees the sign Corn doctor. Turning to some one who stood near by he remarked a next summer when my porn looks sickly Aud Yaller Pii just git this Man to doctor they cry for help. Or. Breeding is around the City in the interest of the drouth sufferers and is making some Success but the Light again Calls attention to the need of the drouth stricken ones of seeds and Money and urges the citizen to heed their cry of help. Any contribution of seed Aud Money will to gratefully received by or. Breeding at Bis office in the Dullnig Block and by or. J. M. Nixon agent of the Wells Fargo express. The later is forwarding seeds and Money free of charge to the committee engaged in distributing funds according to the needs of the destitute. Assistance is needed right now and it in to be hoped that generous citizens will respond promptly to the fall. Remember he gives twice who gives quickly. Edwin Booth pleases san Antonio by his impersonal it Lons a Richelieu Quot and Edwin Booth made his debut on the san Antonio stage on saturday and was met by a Large Anil enthusiastic audience ass embed there in compliment to the great tragedian. Lord Lytton a celebrated play a Richelieu a written for Macready one of Edgland a celebrated tragedian was produced at the matinee and there can no question As to its Success Booth of course enacted the title role and presented an accurate portrait of the great Cardinal Quot As he lived a and in that portrait he a held the Mirror up to everything was so natural that the actor was absolutely lost in the character in Booths Richelieu you see an Quot aged Many not bowed by age but by care a politician keen and Dinning having the heart and nerve to act his part in his country a history. Every scene showed Ariot he phase of the great cardinals character making a striking picture As a whole but one thing was peculiarly Manifest that is that Booth read his lines with Fidelity making no appeals for the Polh applause by rant Ami undue emphasis. The character evidently met Public appellation and Booth was called Many times before the curtain miss varies As Julie. Or. John Malone As do thu Prat and or. Hanlon As brr tul be rendered sufficient service to Tho piece. Hamlet As played at the night performance has been essayed by All great tragedian and Many of them ail made different readings of the character. Booth s character represents Hamlet As a sane Man having Quot method in his madness a the aim being to discover and avenge the murder of his father and there can be no question that this View is in keeping with the text. In this character Booth is easy and natural and while his Hamlet is undoubtedly a great one there Are weak Points that May proceed from apathy. As an whole however the character was Well enacted and deserved the Many recalls that he received. Miss varies a Ophelia especially in the mad scene was excellent and won for her much applause. The writer Bas seen Macready Bam Phelps Charles Kean saving Lawrence Barrett. Henry Irving w. Creswick Mccullough Fred Warde Tom Keene and Many others who have made their names famous in the Temple of theseus and with All these Booth makes fair comparison. There Are Defeo a in Booth As there May Bein others but his defects Are overshadowed by the general brilliance of his impersonations. It la worthy of remark that for this occasion the orchestra from the eighth cavalry band under direction of Wilhelm Marx was increased to thirteen pieces and played some remarkably Tine music during the evening. Booth at the Alamo. Edwin Booth soon after his arrival in ban Antonio paid a visit to the Alamo and was conducted Over the historic building by custodian Tom Rife who told the interesting Story of the Alamo and pointed out the particular places that played an important part in that great tragedy. Or. Booth was apparently absorbed in interest asked Many questions and it was evident that he left with a Good understanding of the event that Laid the foundation of Texas Liberty. Practical Success. The Light learns upon author Tive grounds thai the first trip of Texas refrigerated beef having been so successful. Arrangements have been made to kill too Beeves daily at Columbus and to ship the same via Galveston to England. Four English vessels sailing from Galveston to London and vice versa have been chartered for the Trade and of necessary More vessels will be put on the sea. Thus the Success of the refrigeration business for Texas will be practically demonstrated and it is quite evident that those who Are working the matter have Confidence in it As expressed by the Money invested in the Enterprise. Xix a to to he Tiv to Quot rip t Mill Al a a Malm Iii ii i am. Jill Al our goods must go i we Are now prepared to offer the in san Antonio a Gest bargains take a wife. Re and take unto yourself a wife a wife whose Only thought Wilt be your welfare and Prosperity. The biggest thing out. A Beautiful Marble to chamber set consisting of Bedstead. Dresser and washstand 4 chairs Rocker and table for Only $85.00. A Fine Bedstead for Only $175 take a wife. With this your object full in View. You have nothing left but to pursue the course that we will show you Clear is to buy our goods and please the dear j by securing one of those elegant bedroom sets which we sell for Only $2200, the biggest bargains Ever offered in Texas. A Fine cooking stove trimmed Complete for Only $15, guaranteed. Our prices Are so very Low in these hard times Tho goods must go so there is Noth lug loft for us to do but to out our prices to suit you. So bring the tue Darllo round. And show to her that you have found the Only place in ally it a life where goods Are sold to suit your wife your fund Are lows you need not fear As a1 the goods you want Are Here we tax the term Sovy by Low that you must buy before you go. Some of the Fine carpets Oil cloths lace curtains window shades mirrors Oil paintings Etc. Our motto in our lives shall be to treat you ail with Unity that All you buy from c. Amp b. We cheerfully will guarantee to by the Best sold in this City we allow no Micro prevention and will not be undersold i that if you let us by you out you Abow you know what you re about. Because you save a big per sent which will surely the first month s rent for parlor furniture hat Hacks Fine tables desks. Secretaries Fine plated Ware cutlery. Etc., we take the Lead now. Ail friends we invite you her to Call and see us this new year when we will treat you to our bests a think it time to take a rest and assure you that our Stock is now Oom Pieta that our prices cannot be beat and that we Are on i Houston St., next to Bridge. For a Kitchen outfit we offer the following one no. 7 cooking stove with ail the trimmings. Chairs i Kitchen table i Kitchen Safe 6 plates 0 cups and saucers 6 soup plates ii deep dishes 8 Oval dishes e knives mud Forks 6 Teaspoons 0 Tablespoons 0 goblets i Glass bet 4 Piec Esaud i water Pitcher All of the very Best Quality for Only $28. Colton Bolton a furniture a and a auction a House 2, 4, 6, 8 and in West Houston Street. San Antonio Texas. Auction sales tuesdays thursdays and saturdays great Slaughter n Groce the Salado booms again. Tho Salado was at one time a brisk Stream and there was a Good Supply of water in it to run Laux a Mill. Then it was the resort of local sports in Winter and Fishers rendezvous in summer but about ten years ago it began to dry up until its volume had become insignificant. The main cause of this change was the drying up of a Spring that was the main source or its Supply. Recently the Spring has re opened and it is now working actively. Now the Salado in assuming its old proportions again. The sauce for this change is a matter of considerable speculation but there seems to be no doubt that it is the result of seismic disturbances of a mysterious character. _ a bait Well. There is a Peculiar Well on messes. D. Amp a. Oppenheimer a la parity pasture about 15 Miles South of Pleasanton. This Well is so strongly impregnated with Salt to that cattle refuse to drink it. In an Experiment made recently a quart of water boiled Down yielded several ounces of Salt. This is a very Large average for Salt water. In order to make room for my Stock of wines and liquors now on the Road for the next 30 Days i will sell at the following prices Cantor Oil 90 deaths. Feb. 26�?mary Gerald aged 38 years consumption Ward 4. No physician. John e. Spencer 34 years Brig to a disease Ward 4. Or. B. F. Kingsley. Feb. 27�?pablo Donna 25 years exhaustion from suppuration or gun shot wound 3rd Ward. City physician. F. Carasco aged 14 months bronchitis Ward 3. No physician. A monthly inspection of troops occurred at the Post Garrison on government Hill this morning at in of clock recorders court. Harry Moore drunk and Down $5. Anton Cromberg drunk and Down $5. Sanders Tracy being in disguise $5. Paul Stylc Klebart disorderly $5 aug. Balas drunk $5. A. J. Ferris alias Dorrill alias Taos. Forest vagrant $10 or 20 Days. Gabino Fausta drunk and disorderly fined $5. Taos. Murray drunk $5. Chas. De Wolf vagrant continued. A. Mcwillis vagrant floor 20 Days. Hugo Pelus Basha drunk $5. B. Gladwin drunk $5. Frank Reicherzer trunk $5. Wise ladies. Mrs. Governor Ross mrs. Lieut. Wheeler mesdames Frank Groce Kell Lubbock Morse Pope Thompson Rainey Alexander Holmes Moore Bannock Williams Bremond Robin and a boat of other leading ladies made it a Point to attend the Austin opera Bouse on Friday evening without bonnets and bats in order thai the boys might have some Chance of seeing the stage. This was commendable and their Good sense was fully appreciated. The example might Well be followed in ban Antonio. Callo gallon lard Oil Large clothe hamper. I of Pound can baking powder. Doxen package tax. Do sen Hole glueing. Barrel beet flour. Bottle Tomato Catsup. Pound Wax candle., bottle table Hance. Square cheese Safe. Pound gun Knell biscuit. Dozen paper Asa d Garden seed. Pint Boatie Bay rum. Quart bottle Bay hum. Quart Jar Shaker preserves. Package Cox a gelatine. Pound mexican chocolate. Gallon Worcestershire Banos. Pound Choice Rio Coffee. Pounds Hoe. Matches per Gross. 134 pounds granulated sugar. 15 Pound cat loaf sugar. 16 Pound Light Brown Agar. Sugar House molasses per gallon. Appl vinegar per gallon. 4 pounds xxx soda crackers. 8 pounds Sweet crackers. 8 pounds gang or snaps. I 5 i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i 0 80 90 to 30 to 8 78 to 10 to 8 of so so 80 60 75 is of i of 51 of i of 80 i of i of i of 80 0 80 80 80 8 Pound package Oatmeal. 6 pounds starch. 7 packages Pearlyne. Preserves Aud jellies per can. 8 Pound eau Cora. Pound can string Beans. Pounds buckwheat flour. Pounds Boneless oof Ash. Pound can baking powder. A Aud. Tine Black Tea. Pound Ane Green Tea. Pound Sweet chocolate.,. Pound bitter chocolate. Can concentrated Lye. Pounds soap. Packages Durham tobacco. Pack sees Leaf tobacco. Box 00 Cigar. All Wood Wallboard. Boxes Flavouring extract. Good scrub brushes. Pint bottle pickles. I Doxen bottles Potash. Too feet wire clothes line. 8 cans Best milk.,. I bottle French Mustard i gallon Ess Maple syrup. 3 la pack Buck wheat for. I Pound baking soda.,. 8 bottles ladles shoe dressing i blacking Brush. 8 80 4 i i i i i i 8 6 6 i i 4 3 i i 80 88 to to to i of 80 80 is 88 30 of is 80 80 i of to 80 80 to of so 80 i of 10 Salo Emanuel Abrahams military Plaza Corner Trevino Avenue san Antonio Texas
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