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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - January 30, 1891, San Antonio, Texas San Antonio daily Light. Published at san Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume Xii number to san Antonio. Texas Friday january 30. 1891 Price $5 a year Lockwood National Bank. San Antonio. Texas. J. 8. Lockwood preside it j. Muir cashier. Safe Deposit opera House t. W. Salt Nlaly mra Aaen three nights commencing sunday february i. Engagement ofor. Robert Mcwade presenting his own creation of rip Van i n ale the vagal it and of the Catskill mountains. The Boot Lack a Bon Mot. Boston courier a Little Boot Lack pallid Lay upon a lowly bed a lingering Sunbeam spent its Ray upon his unkempt head. A Good Man came the scene upon and said with accents Bland a would you not like to go my Bon unto the better land a with smile that skimmed in Dainty flights his pallid features Over he said a you bet id be Ter rights upon de shining ban Antonio has More life in her More Good business life in her and More Promise of the future than any City in the Southwest. The wheat crop and the oat crop Promise to be by far the largest Ever raised in Texas. The Corn crop and the Cotton crop in the Southwest Section of the state will be in precedent Large under favourable crop conditions for a much larger average will be put into Corn and Cotton than Ever before. The Galveston news quotes the Light to the effect that a murders multiply where hemp bees Are most frequent a and concludes As follows a Ergo the Way to put an end to murders is to let the perpetrators go not so the familiarity with violence Breeds carelessness of bloodshed. The judicial murder or taking of life does not prevent the illegal murders that fill the columns of our daily journals. Few murderers care for the hereafter. It is the present that concerns them. Imprisonment for life the pardoning Power taken out of the hands of the executive certain conviction for the crime As far As human Effort could convict and certain punishment for conviction these might Avail. Certain it 1b that the multiplication of hangings does not decrease the commission of murders in the localities where such hang Ings occur. The records of the courts show this and beyond this the Light did not assert. The Way to end murders is to instruct and civilize Aud judicial hangings Only Are veto horrify then to brutalize make indifferent and defeat their own intention. To end murder the crime itself should be More thoroughly Aud unmistakably defined and no Legal subterfuges permitted to prevent conviction. Because hanging familiarizes with violence and does not restrain from murder it does not follow that no punishment at All would operate As . The estimate of the value of human life is too now and that but late is not raised by hanging. New Mexico. Santa be n. M., january thirteenth Day of the legislative session finds both houses at work on Public school measures. The High License Bill passed the Council with amendments and again goes to the House for concurrence. The Council today passed the Walker incorporation Bill which originated in the House. It provides that 200 petitioners May ask for incorporation of any town having not less than 1500 inhabitants. Burned to Heath. Ban Jose cal., january 30, Central lodging House was burned this morning. John Foley and Chas. Nord were burned to death and one other person injured. Several shops in front of the House were also damaged. Losses aggregate $6000. Al train to fight ban Francisco january 30.�?jake Khz rain and George Godfrey met at the California athletic club last night and signed articles to fight to a finish on March the 14th. Latest telegraphic. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time of Goin to press. Storms. Washington Jan. 30.�?bain and Stormy weather for Texas. In respect. Washington Jan. 30. Senate and House adjourned in respect to Secretary Windom. Fatal flames. Pittsburg Jan. 30.�?dispatches say a disastrous fire is raging in Finlay o. Several people have perished. The Short Way out. Perth Jan. 30.�?cashier and clerk of Peoples Bank at Sabay suicide heavy Deal cations having been discovered in their accounts. Tired of life. Chattanooga tenn., Jan. 30.�?w. L. Den More a prominent citizen of this City committed suicide last evening at his residence by blowing his brains out with a pistol. Cornering the dudes. New York Jan. 30. tailors who have been scooped by dead beat dudes have resolved to put up the accounts at auction and sell them to the highest bidder. Sale takes place at real estate Exchange february to. Struck Silver. Fairport lo., Jan. 30.�?a. Brandt while drilling a Well on his farm two Miles North of this place at the depth of 320 feet found a dark Blue Rook. It has a vein of Silver 16 inches thick. Much excitement prevails. A murder. Birmingham ala., Jan. 30.�?geo. Burton night watchman at Shepard a planing Mill was murdered last night and an Effort was made to Burn the body in the fire Box of the boiler. No clue. Pulpit is. Politics. Poplar Bluff. ., Jan. 30. Baptist Church of this City has procured the services of Rev. Isaac Langley the late Farmers Alliance candidate for Congress against Breckenridge in Arkansas. His labors began last sunday. Calls or. Savage. Chicago 111. January 30. Church of the Messiah is quite hopeful that or. Minot Savage of Boston will accept the1 Call extended him although his last letter postpones a reply until february 12. Encouraging letters have been secured from him. Fatally Hurt. Birmingham ala., Jan 30.�?in a wreck on the Birmingham Railroad yesterday Engineer Chas. Moglinsky was caught under the overturned engine and fatally injured. The dead Engineer came Here two months ago from St. Louis. Ole Krow. Minneapolis minu., Jan. 30. state prohibition convention today devoted most of its time to a discussion of the Silver question brought about by a statement in a paper prepared by Ole Krow stating that the liquor traffic Aud the National banking system were the nations two great evils. Lied War. Buenos Ayres Jan. 30.�?according to chilian advices there have been desperate and sanguinary Battles fought in the provinces of chill Between the rebel forces Aud government troops. There have been Many killed on both sides but reports Are conflicting As to which Side was victorious. A Cotton swindle. Montgomery ala., Jan. 30.�?h. Keeble of Selma the head of Keeble company which failed for $250,000 a few Days ago has fled the state to escape expected indictment Aud arrest. Some six thousand Bales of Cotton were consigned to the company and he used the Ware House receipts and Drew Money on them from the Hanks and others. Persons advancing the Money claim the Cotton while the consignors also make a claim. A big company. Chicago Jan. 30. A Columbia Oil and Huller co., capital one million was incorporated yesterday. The object of the company is stated to be the manufacture and refining of Cotton seed Oil and manufacture of All kinds of Cotton or other seed products. Late telegrams boiled Down from private special and other sources. Loggers in the Wisconsin Woods Are jubilant Over a 14-Inch Snow fall. Fort Worth will rebuild the big Bridge just where it is. Fire in a Michigan mine creates 8 miners. California fruit canners form a Trust for $5,000,000. Nebraska asks Congress for $17,000 Relief for state sufferers. Burglars go through six houses in Corsicana in one night. Senate passes Bill creating office of 4th assistant postmaster general. House passes Bill issuing commission to p. Jornson As rear Admiral. House continues debate on military Academy Bill. Washington is speculating As to what Ingalls will do after March 4th. Three sailors drowned at san Francisco from overloaded boat. National Farmers alliances hold their next meeting in Chicago. Three persons break out of Tyler county jail. Waco water company files charter for $500,000. The test of the Chicago air ship is not satisfactory. Rev. Or. Mitchell of fort Worth is convicted of forgery and sent up for 2 years. The Sioux chiefs Are in Washington and will see the a great father next saturday commute on Silver Pool investigation reports that Owens by will not attend As witness. Several Republican senators notify the Republican caucus that they will not Voce to take up the Force Bill. The Boston Gold bugs Are a Scovish de at the general sentiment in favor of free coinage of Silver. Missouri legislature makes it an offence to sell tobacco to a boy under 17 years of age. Mass meeting at Arkansas City kas., Dis countenances any premature invasion of the Cherokee strip. No testimony taken before Silver Pool investigating committee on thursday. No witnesses present. Walker county orders a general quarantine and no Houston parties can Stop within county limits. Quarantine in made unconditional against Point Blank in san Jacinto county. House committee on coinage adjourns after hearing another argument from the bean City Gold bugs. Briley general merchant Magnolia miss., assigns. Assets $33,000. Liabilities $28,000. Goschen speaking at Leeds wants a Central Money concern with �20,000,-000 to take care of future crises. Wednesday All Brussels was in mourning it being the Lumeral Day of Prince bedouin. Speaker was ordered to Issue warrant for sergeant at arms to take Owensby into custody his fees Aud mileage to be paid. Block 106, Houston occupied by the Republic of Texas at Date of annexation is transferred to Secretary of the Interior to be disposed of according to Law. The apportionment amendments Are voted Down in the Senate and the representatives apportioned exactly As fixed by the House. Senate takes up army appropriation Bill and strikes out the clause that no officer on the retired list shall receive pay As a government official. Sundry civil appropriations Bill foots up More $30,000,000, the item for Public buildings being unusually Large. Captain Osborne reports three american wrecks and 16 drowned in last Days of december in Jamaica Waters. Jay Gould yields to the governor of the new York Stock Exchange and will Issue Bonds of the Missouri Pacific better executed than those Over which the controversy arose. Not unlawful to prepay the passage of labourers to the United states if no state legislature. Contract exists. For labor in this country senates Commerce committee favors Bill authorizing american citizens abroad registering their vessels at Home. Continental loan and building association of Kansas and Missouri capital $10,000,000, is authorized to do business in Texas. An unknown Assassin shoots Down sheriff Newman of Nolan county in streets of Sweetwater. He was a terror to evil doers. No change in Illinois legislative deadlock but one Democrat votes with the republicans on motion to adjourn. Cable project. Washington Jan. 30.�?Bill introduced to incorporate the Pacific Cable company capital $5,000,000, cooperate Cable Between san Francisco Hawaii Bacin a and Japan. Rattled off the rails. The Senate resumed consideration of the Road commissioners Bill and after amending it to read that counties a a May appoint a Road commissioner instead of a a shall appoint the Bill was taken up by sections. The first three sections of the Bill were passed and so amended that the commissioner need not be a civil Engineer and also that his salary be $1,200 instead of $1,500. At this stage of proceedings motion was made and carried to go into executive session which was done. Senate resumed consideration of Road Bill passed sections 415 Aud adjourned. During the session the joint Resolution to appoint committee to visit asylums n Ormal schools penitentiaries Etc. Was taken up and Laid on the table 13 to 13. Governor asks advice of Senate As to appointment of it. W. Hudson As 26th District. The text of senator Popes libel Law is As follows Section i. Before any suit shall be brought for the publication of a libel in any newspaper in this state the aggrieved party shall at last three Days before the filing or serving of the complaint in such suit serve notice on the publisher or publishers of said newspapers at their principal place of publication specifying the statement in said article which he or they allege to be false and defamatory. If it should appear on the trial of said action that the said article was published in Good Faith that its falsity was due to mistake or misapprehension of the facts and that a full and fair retraction of any statement therein alleged to be erroneous was published in the next regular Issue of such newspaper or within three Days such mistake or misapprehension was brought to the knowledge of such publisher or publishers in As conspicuous a place and Type in such newspaper As was the article complained of As libels then the plaintiff in such Case shall recover Only actual damages provided however that the provisions of this act shall nor apply to the Case of any libel against any candidate for a Public office in this state unless the retraction of the charge is made editorially in a con Niclous manner at least three Days before the elation. Bec. 2. The words a actual damages in the foregoing Section shall be construed to include Only such damages As the Plain till May show he has suffered in respect to his property business Trade profession or occupation and no other damages whatever. And no agreement to share or Divide such damages with any other person or persons or assignment thereof Iii whole or in part and no agreement to assign the same or any interest therein shall be lawful neither shall there be any Lien thereon in favor of any person or persons. Bec. 3. In All actions for libel the truth of the matter complained of shall be a comple a defense of the action provided however that both lug of an obscene character shall be permitted to he defended by showing its truth. Bec. 4. Tho second publication of a libel shall be Prima Facie evidence of malice even though a retraction May have been made unless it is clearly shown that the subsequent publication was a mistake done without the knowledge of the author or publisher. Id the House Bill no. 50, making it a penal Elfonce to destroy electric wires and Telephone poles was killed by cutting out the enacting clause. Terrell a joint Resolution with reference to Bau Antonio International fair was passed. Ragans Bill amending Law regulating corporations passed. It provides that when any town or City reincorporated upon a majority vote of ail tax paying property holders All property real or personal of the old or de Facto corporation shall be vested in th6 new one Aud provided father that the new corporation shall assume All the Legal indebtedness contracts and obligations of the old corporation Aud provided that if any new territory is taken into the new corporation Quot the property in such new territory shall not be taxed or liable for the debts of the old corporation but such tax shall be levied and collected within the limits of the old corporation Foj payment of such debts unless a majority of the taxpayers in such new territory shall agree otherwise. A heavy Batch of new Bills was introduced and referred. Hot water. Washington d. C., Jan. 30. government Artesian Well inquiry is prompting All manner of experiments Iii the West Aud is leading to surprising discoveries. Senator Shoup today received a Telegram from Boise City the capital of Idaho saying a the hot water Well is Down 300 feet. The flow is immense. It is estimated at Over 500 Gallons per minute. The temperature is 160� at the discharge. The heat beats the famous hot Springs of Arkansas by 10�. A for dentistry visit or. Ward the dentist 254 Commerce St. I 8 of talked by Telegraph told by trait men and taken in transit. Or. H. B. Weir assistant ticket of the s. A. And a. Railway has resigned. His position will be filled by or. W. Vav. Wooldridge of by. Louis. Engineer Jack Neuszer. Of the s. A. P., is confined to his bed suffering from injuries sustained by a fall while in Yoakum. The rate meeting of the southwestern railway Aud the steamship association to have been held at St. Louis yesterday was postponed. Or. Geo. Vineyard of Corpus has been appointed general passenger and ticket agent of the proposed Corpus Christi and southwestern Road with Headquarters at Corpus Christi. A special 8. A. Car attached to the West bound yesterday afternoon containing col Breckenridge passed Over the 8. Yesterday. The colonel goes to Mexico. Dispatcher j. F. Drummond of the Houston division Sunset office has resigned for a like situation on the g. Amp 8. T. Road at Cleburne. F. Guthrie dispatchers operator takes his place. A dispatch says that the trouble Between Gould Aud the governors of the new York Stock Exchange Over the m. K. Amp t. Bonds has been settled. At the special meeting of the Texas Missouri association yesterday was. Smith was elected chairman of the association. This relieves Smith from further duty in connection with the trans con tin in Tai association Aud it now remains for the latter body to elect e. Vining As his successor in order to carry out the will of the presidents to administer the affairs of the Western traffic association. Seven conductors of the fort Worth and Denver line were discharged for boing under the influence of liquor it is charged and this created considerable ill feeling among the entire number of conductors on the line. Charles l. Brown who is holding the position of general freight agent on the Newport news and Mississippi Valley railway has been appointed both general passenger and freight agent of the Road vice 8. F. B. Morse who has resigned As general passenger agent. The consolidation of the two offices takes effect february i. To Washington new York Jan. 30 a the re Mains of Secretary Windom will be taken to Washington by a special train. The coroners verdict. New York january 30.�?flags Are at half Mast on a great Many buildings out of respect to Tho late Secretary Windom. Great crowds were in and about the fifth Avenue hotel All Day mostly men of prominence. The Coroner after viewing the body renders a verdict of death from valvular disease of the heart. Whipped the wrong Pupil. Bellair Ohio Jan. 30.�?professor Pierson Meyers principal of a school in this City was brutally assaulted by the Mother of a Pupil whom the teacher had whipped for disobedience. The teacher is in a dangerous condition and will lose his eyesight. More details. Ban Francisco Jan. 30, steamship City of Rio Janeiro which arrived yesterday from Kong Kong brought further particulars of the burning of the Steamer Shanghai on december 25th. She had on Board 400 chinese passengers and one european and carried a cargo of Cotton. The loss of life was about Soo. Down to death. Louisville ky., Jan. 30,-Gea. John Vav. Prewitt of Clark county one of the directors of the new growers tobacco warehouse was sitting on the temporary railing that enclosed the elevator Shaft of that building this morning when it gave was precipitating him to the Bot Tom and crushing his Skull. It was loaded. Pine Buff ark., Jan 30.-Adehy the 0-year-old daughter of conductor Fuller of the by. Louis and southwestern railway Lase saturday was playing with a pistol. Another child attempted to wrest it from Adele and the weapon exploded. The Ball inflicted a wound on Adele from the effects of which she died yesterday. Canadian reciprocity. Ottawa out., Jan. Charles Tupper has been hurriedly summoned by Cable to Ottawa from London to take charge of the reopening of negotiations for a reciprocal commercial treaty at w Ashington. Sir Charles who sails from Liverpool to new win i arg dispatches from lord of f5eanjulf a reopening of the question of reciprocity which he will submit to Secretary Blaine

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