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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - January 6, 1891, San Antonio, Texas San Antonio published at san Antonio Bexar county Texas and registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume a a number 289 san Antonio. T6xa&Quot, tuesday. January 6 1891. Price $5 a year lock National Bank. San Antonio Texas. J. 8. Lockwood president j. Cir cashier. Safe Deposit vaults Jham opera House. Of a or nights and on matinee begin lug january 5, the a opera co. Presenting monday tuesday and for the wednesday matinee j. Strauss masterpiece the Gypsy Barons wednesday and thursday eve rings Adolph Mueller a romantic opera a the Kings fool Flo or floor and first two rows of the Balcony si.50 Bio k , Aud $1.00, general admission one latest telegraphic. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time of going to press valuable Library burned. London Jan 5.�? lord Lymington a mansion hurs Bourne Park White Church halts which contained a priceless Library and a most valuable collection was last saturday destroyed by fire. Died of pneumonia. New York Jan. 6.�?mrs. Andrew Gherardi wife of rear Admiral Gher Ardi commander of the Bouth Atlantic Squadron died sunday evening at the hotel St. George Brooklyn. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia. California earthquake. San Francisco Jan. 5.�?prof. E. S. Holden of lick Observatory at mount Hamilton telegraphs that registers there indicate that the Shock of earthquake saturday was the most a every mat has occurred in Northern California since 1868. Ceilings were cracked in to a Observatory and fell to the floor. The Largo Telescope at the Observatory ills believed was uninjured. Of it Nokee swamp. Atlanta ga., january 6.�?gov. Northern today received a Check for $38,101 80 As final payment for the Sale of the celebrated out Fiu Okee swamp he had previously received $25,Ogo for the same purpose the swamp now passes into the bands of a Syndicate vetch proposes to Drain it and develop it for cultivate b. Capt. Henry r. Jackson is president of the com Pany. Burd on Stock. Wichita Kau january. 5.�?there Are Ever too xxx head of cattle belonging to the Cherokee live Block association in the southwestern counties moved there from the Biri p. They Are preparing for a mild Winter Only and the owners say that Only a few Days like the cold weather now prevailing will bring about an almost total loss. Many of the ranch men have been trusting to a mild Winter and the loss of Caille threatens to be great. Walnut logs in demand. Decatur Iii., Jan. 6.-�? Illinois Timber sections Are being visited by rep be sedatives from Europe who Are seeking Walnut logs for Germany. Farmers can command almost any reasonable Price for Walnut Trees. They Are scarce and valuable. The purchasers ship the logs to Hamburg Germany. It is said that Walnut sawdust is now mixed with glue Aud pressed into Beautiful ornamental forms and holdings. New Mexico a water flow. Santa be n. A. January 6.-�? great Good feeling prevails Here Over the receipt of a Telegram from Boswell in Pecos Valley announcing that a Strong flow of Artesian water had been struck near there at a depth of 207 feet. This is a Region of country that is settling up rapidly with Farmers. It is the second flowing Well discovered in new Mexico and will encourage the sinking of Many other test Welis in various parts of the territory. Johnstown in Dauber. Johnstown pa., Jan. 6�?serious alarm exists Here because of the Large amount of ice which lies upon the River several Miles above the City. The Edgemoor Bridge company which is building the new Bridge has Hie River obstructed with trestle Woik and should the ice move Down it will certainly Gorge and flood the town As Well As carry off the Bridges. The Only Hope at this time is that the increasing cold weather will cause the River to subside. Iowa troops called out. Mason City lo., january 6.�?the 6th regiment Iowa National guards the strongest in the Bute col. Benton commanding has been ordered to hold itself in readiness to March to the Frontier for service against the indians. Another Indian fight. By. Louis Jan. 6.�?a special from a Camp near wounded knee gives particulars of another fight yesterday morning. Thirty men sent out to meet a Supply train were swooped Down on by too indians when to Miles out. They began firing which was returned and one Soldier was wounded and several indians killed. Reinforcements sent for arrived in i Bree hours and the indians scattered being pursued until dark when the Trail was lost. Tile Agency threatened. Pine ride. Jan. 6.�?-Short Bull the bitterest hostile of the indians has assumed command of the great body of Hostiles and says he will take Liis Agency if it costs every Warrior be has and half Breeds have been warned to Clear out As a massacre was impending. There Are less than 600 soldiers there As a Garrison. A scotch riot. Glasgow Jan. 6 a excitement As to the evictions of Railroad strikers from houses provided by the railroads is still Rife and riots occurred today the non Union Iron workers being attacked. They were defended by the police. A temporary Power. Albany n. Y., january 6.�?the state Assembly was organised today and the democrats controlling the body. We. By Ham was elected speaker and the governors message was read. Emma Abbott. Late telegrams heh sudden death yester a a y. They killed a few. Pine Ridge Jan. 6.�?the party sent to Bury the indians killed in wounded knee Battle have returned. They buried 84 Bucks and 63 squaws making total killed about 200. A wreck. Spokane Falls. Wash., Jan 6 a a disastrous wreck on the Northern Ifie three Miles from Here is reported. A dangerous position. Fortt olten n. D. Jan. 6.�?turtle Mountain reservation indians about 3500, Are threatening and ugly and a massacre of settlers is feared. The troops Here number but too. Surprised them. Pink ride Jan. 6.�?the news of the suspension of Gen. Forsythe was received Here with amazement. Major Whiteside col. Carr and capt. Bald win have been appointed a Board of inquiry in his Case. Hardly. Dublin Jan. 6.�?a paper publishes a statement that Gladstone writing to a Friend said he fears his end has come As far As Public life Aud politics Are concerned. Travelling again. London Jan. 6.�?parnell, Scully Aud Harrington left for Boulogne today. Forty fifth District. Judge Kings court closed Early today. Messes. Geo Lewis and Vav. A. Howell defaulting jurors were fluid $10 each and in the cause of h. A. Burnside is Bis wife Carrie for divorce she got judgement on a Cross Bill. The b. A. Fair association vib g. R. Sullivan a peal from Justice court was rendered or plaintiff. Fire directors meeting. At the meeting of the fire directors last night a committee was appointed consisting of the Foreman of each company to devise ways Aud Means for the entertainment of the firemen who meet Here in state convention next May and to report in two weeks from Date. There was no election of assistant chief As the City Council did not elect a chief but referred the matter to the fire committee which had never been done before the companies recommending a Man and the Council appointing the chief at the first meeting til january. A a deserter applied at the enlisting office yesterday be enlisted in the army. He was asked to give an account of himself which lie was unable to do. Finally be admitted that he was a deserter in Ltd wanted to be enlisted under a false name. He Wab arrested. A the press feeder boys employed at the Maverick printing House West on a strike this morning and the presses Are Idle. Dissatisfaction at some ruling of their Superior is believed to be the cause. Her history by a fellow student her immense fortunes her relations. The Large panel portrait of the great american Prima Dona Emma Abbott presented by that talented lady on a memorable Day in the last visit she paid ban Antonio to the Light critic is like Many another one Over this country Loday draped in mourning. Emma Abbot is no More and in memory of her Many qualities hearts Are softened Aud Dew will be dim eyes unused to Quot aught hut t he drying Glare of the Uoo Uday of the world and the worlds caustic sentiment. The miserable Hospital in bait Lake City Utah where the Prima Dona had Peen Iii out a few Days with pneumonia was where she closed her eyes yesterday morning. Pile news reached bail Antonio last night in a private dispatch to manager Mullaly of the grand opera House. In the courted opera company now singing in Hau Antonio there Are St v ral mein b is who knew her among them or. Chaa f Lang an old fellow student. He said to a Light Man i knew her Well her name was originally Emma Abbott though since her marriage with Eugene Wetherell Lier friends always addressed her As mrs. Wet tiered. She claimed Many places for her birth nut i believe Oshkosh or Madison wis., has the Best c Aires she was first heard of in Toledo Ohio where miss Kellogg heard her sing Aud took such an interest in her that through her influence she got to new York and was put under the Tutelage of the great teacher Signor errant. Then she had a flue Mezzo Soprano voice and he said to me one Day 8he has the most Beautiful voice i Ever she was engaged soon after to sing in the choir of or. Chapins Church Corner of fifth and fifth Avenue. She was an intimate of the family Aud it was there site first met Wetherell. She was two years in the choir when the members of the congregation among them a wealthy retired merchant named Lake who was the prime mover of it raised a subscription and sent her to Paris where she studied under Bai Lei mine Nilsson a teacher. She remained three years and although or. Lake was still her principal protector she was Quot also under the Protection of the Baroness Rothschild Ana of or. Evans the celebrated american dentist of Paris Bhe left Paris in 1876 for England and Sang with Mapleson one season. In the meantime she was married to Wetherell who had not ceased to follow and Lay siege to her hand. After her season with Mapleson Wetherell took her to Italy where she Sang in concert houses and was family successful. One night in Naples after singing an aria from a Robert in Diablo the audience demanded an encore and were convulsed when she reappeared Aud Sang la English a nearer my god to Bhe came to America from her european triumphs in 1878, and began in a concert tour with Griguoli. And far ran to Aud next year was engaged by c. D. Hess As a Star in English opera. Bhe travelled one year Aud then Wetherell who had also been fortunate on the new York Stock Market bought Hess interest and the Emma Abbott English opera company was formed. Bine then her career is pretty Well known to All americans. Miss Abbott was a True american girl never put of airs but always asserted herself. Bhe met Patti Nilsson Jenny Lind and All the great stars and All made much Over Ber encouraging Aud flattering her except Jenny Lind who could never be induced to give her one Iota More than her due. Madam Goldschmidt was honest though and never jealous. As to her relatives i believe her parents Are poor and she has May poor Bhe leaves an estate valued at close calculation at $6,000,000, principally in real estate Aud Gilt edged securities and Bonds. Bhe owned property in new York Chicago by. Paul Kansas City bait Lake Beattie Denver fort Worth Dallas and May other cities and in All her business affairs and they took precedence Over her Art she was guided first by her husbands Cool judgment and Atter his death by her faithful manager Chaa. Pratt who aided her to increase her Fortune several millions since then. Manager Mullaly had signed a contract yesterday morning for the Abbott com Pany to play during Christmas week of next season but ban Antonias will never hear the Abbott company again. A oiled Down from private. Special and other sources. C0dncil pb0ceedings. The Corpus Christi daily has not yet materialized. There was no fight with me indians on yesterday. Lavaca county Farmers Are Busy blowing for this years crop. Gladstone remains Leader of the Liberal forces Iii parliament. Fifty persons killed by an explosion in polish Ostia last saturday. House accepts the conference report of the urgent deficiency Bill. House recedes from its action concerning salaries of senators clerks. Quarantine is being raised against Houston and the scare is about Over. Heavy Cann Nading reported near Rushville Nebraska no particulars. The regular troops seem to be making Little headway against the Hostiles Emma Abbott is dead. Tile body goes to Glouse Ester mass. For interment. All american cruisers Are ordered into Bering sea. Tile situation looks critical. Fredericksburg grows impatient for work to commence on that Llano Extension. Families Are fleeing from Ruh Ville on account of the approach of indians. The election Bill is shelved in the Senate and the financial Bill taken up instead. President presents to Congress further correspondence of the Behring sea controversy. General Miles is asked to fight the Hostiles without shedding blood. It cannot be done. Army officers will prefer charges against agent Mclaughlin for the killing of Bitting Bull. Col. Forsyth is relieved from command of the 7th cavalry and major who tilde is in command. The Kansas Alliance men in the state legislature will elect a Alliance senator in All probability. The unfinished condition of the levee work causes great uneasiness along the lower Mississippi. Accident in a mine at ban Andrea Cal causes death of 12 men and serious injury to Many others. Contrary to ail precedent great Britain publishes the foreign office views on the Behring sea Case. The Secretary of the Interior does not favor the Transfer of the Indian Bureau to the War department. Military reservations of fort Gibson i Taud fort Crawford col., Are to be disposed of under the Law. The Republican caucus accepts the situation at the National Cap ral and gives the financial Bill right of Way. The list of killed and wounded in the White Clay Creek fight shows one Soldier killed Aud seven wounded. The territory indians Are greatly excited Over the news from the Northwest and order a ghost dance. The anti bucket shop Wing of the the Chicago Board of Trade score a clean Victory in the directory a Leo Tion. Stewart amends the financial Bill to include free coinage of Silver. Sherman strongly opposes the amendment. Col. Forsythe was suspended because some squaws and children were killed in the wounded knee Creek fight. The Alliance men of the Nebraska legislature will probably organize and control both branches of the state legislature. The Nicaragua canal matters Are in Good shape the treaties Between Nicaragua Aud Costa Rica removing All complications. The railway strike in Scotland ends Aud the families of the strikers Are ejected from the railway tenements they occupied. An officer shoots an aged coloured Man at Sweet Home because he would not leave town having been exposed to the Small pox at of oakum. Blaine contends that the term Pacific Ocean in the treaties of 182425 with great Britain did not include the Waters now in dispute which were known As the sea of Kamso Hatka fighting with the indians is reported at Gordon neb. The sound of the Cannon is plainly heard in town. No particulars. Post office strike. London january 6.�?the postal clerks have decided to go on a strike. The movement is nominally to test the question whether working Over time shall be voluntary or not but virtually it is a protest against the increased employment of female clerks. Many clerks who have been dismissed and their places filled with women had been in the service Twenty a Corbett Tho celebrated California pugilist passed through ban Antonio this morning Over the b. P. In route to new Orleans to witness Hie Dempsey Aud Fitzsimmons Mill before the new Orleans athletic club. A session without special interest. Rapid transit considered a the hitching ordinance recommended variety theater ordinance stands a official reports and other business. City Council met in regular session Alderman Pleimann absent president Guerguis in the chair. Minutes of last meeting were read and approved. Memorials and petitions. Reagan Houston to sell 16,000 Square feet Comer of Alamo Plaza and Houston Street to the City for $60,000. Referred. H. Klockenkempe to let his sign remain undisturbed at present. Res. Ferrod. Degener amp Karber for permission to remove their office a Foliar granted Ellen m c. Nichols tor the amount of her claim against the City Saward de in court. G. G. Braden for damage to his Carriage by Hose cart j. W. Van meter for appointment As City electrician. Filed. Commerce Street merchants asking repeat of hitching ordinance. Referred. George Dullnig for refunding of Money spent in resetting curb stones destroyed by the Street commissioner on live Oak Street. Referred citizens asking for sidewalks water Mains Bridges. Referred. Mrs. Kampmann for awning with posts Over building on Houston Street. Main Avenue was ordered macadamia de from ditch to Crockett Square and Crockett Square fenced Aud improved. Ban Antonio Street railway for right of Way near Arkansas pass depot. Referred. Reports of City officers for december. Referred. Unfinished business. Ordinance regulating electric Wir lugs was read a second time Aud Laid Over under the rules. Ordinance discussed regulating Speed of electric cars. Three mile Over Bridges and curves was ordered and ordinance Laid Over without adoption. The office of pity electrician was created. The mayor was instructed to enter into contract with c. A. Dodd for the erection of Street signs. The petition for repeal of variety theatre ordinance was rejected. Butchers were licensed to do business at the old stands during 181 1. New business. Resolution by Schreiner asking that property owners on each Side of the Bouth Laredo Street from Arsenal Street to Nueva Street be ordered to Lay curbing and build sidewalks. Adopted. By Weber that the mayor he authorized to order a Stone crossway Laid across West Houston Street at North Medina Street and also alike crossing Over Medina Street at the intersection of Houston Street. Adopted. By Lockwood that the pity Engineer be directed to Lay a Stone crosswalk across Austin Street at Milano Street. Adopted. Also that a Stone crossing be ordered across Avenue 0 at ninth Street. Adopted. By Kalteyer that a map be prepared showing the encroachments on Jackson Street. Adopted. By Bool Hau we that the City appropriate the necessary Money not the doctors Bill of firemen injured some time ago and further Mian All such injured men be taken care of by Hie City referred by Guerguis that the City attorney nor i by property owners of both Side of Johnson Street Lay curbing and sidewalks and that Johnson and fest streets he ordered ploughed and graded. Adopted. By Connor that Stone crossing be Laid at the interjection of Bouth Flores and nepali cos streets. Adopted. By fest that the waterworks company be ordered to Lay Mains on fest and Birn Peon streets. Referred. Also that the Street commissioner be ordered to build a Bridge Over the ban Pedro ditch at Simpson Street. Adopted. Adjourned. A a or. Jeff. D. Nord Boas returned to the Alamo pity tuesday morning after Lamug Christmas Turkey with staunch friends and the accomplished Young lady who is soon to share Ber fortunes with his. Jeff is a Young gentleman highly esteemed by All who know him and will make a splendid husband tor miss Estelle Dreyfous of this City who will Call for a division in jetty a name on the 22d of february next. Tho caller will have More to say about the att air when Jeff comes again. We be got you on the Christi can a diamonds watches finer Maut in the City at a. A West Commerce Street t Villi .5 f. Ii a4if a go. A i i r j

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