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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - March 9, 1886, San Antonio, Texas do Quesnay a 5-cent Cigar 3 Commerce West Side Bridge. San Antoni a Idail Light Idu Quesnay a 3 West Commerce Street a cigars wholesale and retail. Quot was. Volume 42. San Antonio Texas tuesday March 9. 1886. Only $5 year. Joske Brothers our City fathers. I having now open a sol it Ami Choice i a it assortment of a Spring goods a in our such ask Glia Linen Lawn min Etc. Etc. We ave showing the Best assortment of Spring goods Mutt real fit and finish cannot be surpassed. Pricey exceedingly Low. I Joske Brothers l. Wolf songs Emporium of fashion. Greatly reduced prices on All goods. The whole Stock re marked. Bottom prices on everything for a Short time Only. What they did for the Community yesterday afternoon. A session of our City fathers was held yesterday afternoon. The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved after which the following petitions and memorials w Ere introduced George Staudt asking compensation for attending on a Small pox patient and for value of destroyed clothing�?$53. Referred to mayor. M. Russi for Possession of piece of property sold by the City for taxes. Referred to the assessment committee and City attorney. J. B. Lee proposing to sell the Campbell property next to High school. Referred to school committee. Hertzberg for reduction of assessment on tools made by the Board of equalization. Referred to the assessment committee. Riley Sanders to years old and 25 years a citizen asking for an allowance of $5 a month. Referred to City physician and Alderman of fourth Ward. Joseph Malamud to and c. F. Kroeger for remission of taxes. Referred to the assessment committee. Cole for reduction of taxes. Referred to the assessment committee. Street commissioner asking for to extra carts to be allowed him at once to clean Oft the mud from the streets. Alderman Gallagher moved an appropriation of $500. The mayor i desire to Call your attention that it you Are going to $50> every time you Olean the streets of mud the City will be bankrupt in a very Short while. Schreiner moved that the petition be referred to the mayor with Power to act. Adopted. The report of the City Engineer recommending that the Walla still standing on the site of the recent tire should be taken Silks Ani satins in Black and coloured Plain and brocaded. Cas Sisneres Black and coloured. Tricot diagonals. Serges do. Camel hair and Wool sateen velvets and velveteen in All colors Plain Aud brocaded. Silk Pongee dress plaids in single and double Width and trimmings to suit All dress goods. Gloves laces and fancy goods. He is now showing the largest Stock of kid gloves mils a laces and fancy goods for ladies and children Ever brought to our City. To silk hosiery to Bas an endless variety and can not be undersold. Millinery in All styles Aud i arcs of bonnets and hats Ostrich plumes tips ribbons land trimmings will be found department is under first class Artistes who wiil please tile tastes of All. Flannels blankets linens Cotton goods Tow Elings Domestic prints Gingham alpacas comforters Canton flannels and hosiery. Among the other things which were very extensively purchased by his a gents was the most magnificent Stock of dress goods of All kinds Ever seen in any dry goods House in Texas. Especial attention was Given to purchasing t All Aud Winter Silks and he can also give the great est bargains in the Stock of clothing is the largest Ever drought to Texas and embraces in the late patterns Prince Albert. Cutaway. Frock and sack suits. A very Largo and Complete Stock of ladies misses menus and boys shoes and boots. A full Hue of Stetson soft and stiff hats. A also a full Stock of gentlemen a furnishing goods. Furniture and carpets ills furniture department with household goods and he will suit everybody in this Lino. Among other goods we thud flush parlor suits mohair parlor suits Walnut and Ash bedroom suits wardrobes chairs body Brussels Aud Ingram carpets rugs matting curtains window shades Etc. Country orders filled promptly Aud satisfaction guaranteed. Send for samples. It is not the proposition to give til Ese goods away because they have Cost Money and hence will be sold Only at greatly reduced rates. In coming and examining my Stock and seeing prices every one will be convinced that i moan business. L. Wolfson main Plaza and Acequia Street. Pulium Stricker. Thos scoffs Stricker amp Zopfs manufacturing jewellers Gold and Silver plating and engraving watches and clock repairing. Only the most skilled workmen employed. Strict attention to All business entrusted to us. Juice and work rooms opposite Grooss Bank no. 14, Nava pro Street. F. Simm Ang. A a. Hampel oysters fish and game. Riverside cafe restaurants scholz�?T8 Hall Corner of and at. Commerce and meals at All hours. Polite waiters in attendance. And Losoya streets. Everything served in first Clas style. 7-28-tsm a. J. And f. A. Brooks. Robert h. Hunstock l. Orynski amp co., wholesale and retail druggists and dispensing pharmacists South Side military Maza Corner South Flores Street san Antonio. Texas. Ii it better than a savings Bank Smiht. Invest some of your earnings in the guaranteed. A a lactation build you a i Touko. Rtt ulars address payable in Geo. Waugh president or ctr St san Antonio Tex. Down they being in an unsafe condition was passed temporarily. Report of various officers were read and referred to appropriate committees. The finance committee submitted the report of the City treasurer As Correct. Filed. The committee reported on the bids for the City printing stating that the san Antonio times was the lowest bidder for advertising and that Johnson Brothers w Ere the lowest in the aggregate for Job work and recommended that the awards to made to the above parties and that As no bids Nad been received for pamphlet printing All such work be ordered by his Honor tile mayor. French that is the first time such a thing has been omitted it is As easily determined As anything connected with the Public printing. I do not see Why it should not cover everything. Mayor it is a mistake by the clerk not by the mayor. Mackey i make a move it be left to the lowest bidder. French you cannot award a contract in that Way. I have no objection to make a contract As recommended by the committee As far As it goes but i think such pamphlet printing should be made by propositions and let to tile lowest bidder. Mayor-1 suppose there is enough Faith in the mayor to know he will do so. French i done to believe in awarding half the contract. A vote was taken on the matter resulting in 8 ayes and 3 nays. French Mackey and Mcallister being the dissenting voices. The Public improvement committee reported recommending that Nichols amp co. Be not allowed to erect show windows on Soledad Street on account of the narrow sidewalk. Adopted. They also reported on the petition protesting against the present drainage on South Flores Street recommending that it be referred to the Engineer for plans and estimate of Cost. Adopted. The committee on petitions and ordinances read a new animal ordinance which was ordered printed one time and final action to be taken on it at next meeting. The committee on streets and Bridges recommended that Simon de la Pena be allowed to build a ditch Bridge. Adopted. Myrtle Street was ordered cleared and grabbed to Cost $87.20 the committee of fire and fire limits recommended that Jacob Schuehle and a. Oppenheimer be allowed to erect Iron Clad additions. Adopted. The Ditoh committee reported that the reports of the ditch commissioners had been Examinee and found Correct. Filed. Various petitions for assessments were reported on by the assessment committee As follows b. Mcnealus petition for remission of taxes was granted. Roland Gehring a petition for correction of assessment was granted. James Harris petition for remission of taxes was rejected. Mrs. Bertha Doerres petition was granted. Maria b. Boss bards a petition was rejected. Rhodius amp temp sky a petition for correction of assessment was referred to the City attorney. J. E. Prices petition was also referred to the attorney. August Briama a assessment was reduced according to Bis petition. The police committee reported recommending that Collins increase the length of his smoke stack 20 feet. Adopted. It also reported that the charges against officer Van Alstyne had not been sustained and they were dismissed and further that officer Summers be dismissed from the Polloe Force for an unwarranted assault. Adopted. Various Gas Bills were reported by the Gas and water committee which were ordered paid. The Market committee reported favourably on Frank Rieden a petition for a meat stall. Adopted. The majority of the committee also reported on the Parks stating that the Trees planted were of a very inferior Quality and recommended that they be not paid for. The report was received and filed and further time granted the committee in order that the chairman would inspect the Trees. Unfinished business being brought no the ordinance prohibiting the throwing of the wire from baled Hay on Public thoroughfares was placed on its third Reading and adopted Section 20, chapter 48, to be so amended. The following new business was introduced by French that the Walls of the buildings Corner of main Plaza and Soledad Street he declared unsafe and dangerous to persons and pro Yerty in accordance with the engineers report that the owners be so notified and the mayor take Steps to have the same removed. Adopted. Schreiner called for the report of the chief of the fire department which was sent for and read and ordered printed and the recommendations contained therein we re referred to the mayor finance and fire committees. By Mackey that a committee of one Alderman from each Ward together with the May or and City Engineer be appointed to discuss the improvements of main and Alamo plazas without delay. Adopted. By French t hat the committee on streets and Bridges and the City Engineer investigate the lines on Jackson Street. By Mcallister that the ditch on the West Side of water Street and crossing of the same up South Street be planked Over and a Fence constructed it being at present dangerous to pedestrians. Adopted. Belknap asked if tile sidewalks at the Corner of rom Una Street and san Pedro Avenue could not be done immediately they having already been ordered by Resolution. The Alderman was informed that it bad been delayed for More important work. Gallagher read a Resolution introduced of the late Alderman Dwyer september i 1884. Recommending that water pipes be Laid on the Corner of san Luis san Fernando and Medina streets which was adopted. A that a he said a was a Good while to Theu introduced a Resolution dated May a 1885, to the same effect which was also adopted but no action taken on it. He desired now to introduce a new Resolution to the effect that them it Yor is at once requested to enter into a contract with the waterworks company to Lay water pipes 2-Inch pipes from Pecos Street to san Fernando to a Point one Block West of Alazan Creek. Adopted. By Degener that the mayor order Cross walks on Avenue e at the intersections of fifth sixth seventh and eighth streets and on Nolan Street at the crossing of live Oak Street. Adopted. By Mackey that the City attorney report on the proposition to Widen South Flores Street. Adopted. By Lockwood for a Cross walk on Avenue c. Adopted. By Gallagher that the owners on Concho Pecos East Matamoras and Dolorosa streets be notified to put Down sidewalks. Adopted. French introduced a new ordinance to regulate the lines on certain streets which was referred to the committee on petitions and ordinances. By French that Cross walks be put own on North Flores. Acequia Romana and Rodriguez streets and san Pedro Avenue. Adopted. By Hambleton that Crockett Street be Gravelled by the Street commissioner. Referred to the committee on streets and Bridges. By Hambleton that the Street commissioner remove the obstructions from East Houston Street at the Alamo ditch and replace the same will a Bridge. Adopted. By Mcallister that the mayor order Cross walks on Goliad and Indianola streets. Adopted. By Connor that $300 be appropriated to Purchase right of Way for Mitchell Street to connect with Presa Street at the River. Referred to the Engineer and committee on streets and Bridges. By Schreiner that Salinas Street be placed in a passable condition us soon As possible. Adopted. Degener wanted to know if the Flores building at the Corner of Commerce and Alamo streets had not been condemned. The mayor said it hat not been condemned. But that a permit to rebuild it has been refused for the reason that the City Engineer had declared it unsafe. By Gallagher that the Street commissioner Clear the mud from West Commerce Street. Adopted. By Gallagher that $50 be appropriated to plow Aud scrape Medina Street. Referred to committee on streets. To lie Council thee adjourned. Jul resume work. Cincinnati March 8.�?at a meeting of men to Day representing the miners of the Pioneer and George Dana mines it was decided to resume work at 2 cents a Bushel and they will enter the mines to Morrow. The Raymond City mine Whiteh has been Idle eight months will also resume work to Morrow at tile 2 cent rate. A a. The eight hour movement. Or. Louis mo., March 8.-�?the Clear makers Union has decided to inaugurate the eight hour system on May i and do not anticipate any opposition on the part of the Bosses. All the unions connected with the building interest of the City have decided in favor of the eight hour plan and have Given their members instructions to consult with their employers on Hie subject and report at an Early Day. _ Tho Studebaker strike. South Bend ind., Are no new developments concerning the Studebaker strike. The men Are very quiet acting in a Way to commend themselves to All Good citizens. Except the Ottine men anti a few foremen the immense shops have been deserted All Day. The Studebaker Beld a conference this morning but did not decide upon any plan of action. The knights or labor held n meeting this afternoon but the plans Are not to be made Public at pres ent a a a at Atchison. Atchison has., March 8 a Missouri Pacific showmen employed Here 250 in number went out to Day on orders from Sedalia. All Branch freight trains Are stopped. Through live Stook came through. Committees guard the company a property and permit Only passenger trains to run. The strikers prepared a schedule of grievances this morning which was simply incorporated and made by the Texas strikers. Governor Martin has been in the City All Day endeavouring to adjust the trouble but the men refuse to act except on orders from Sedalia. Store is crowded everyday with bargain Hunters. Since we hav Conizene gtd our great clearance Sale. That is the Twat evidence that our marked Down prices Are appreciated. Something new added to the bargain counters every Day. Dress goods. A dress lengths assorted Plain and fancy _ pm worsted 25o, Worth 50c and soc Soo remnants the ends of the choicest rubrics prices Cut Iii half. What sold for 25c per Yard last week you can buy now for 12ic 30c goods for Iso 50c goods for 25c, Etc. Too rein Hunts of Black dress goods consisting of Batiste Cashmere Crape inures draped Alinas taffeta latties and Many other desirable styles at Ute on the $1 of. 25 fancy worsted combinations at 3 go $4.00 and 5,. 20 pieces double with coloured Cashmere and coupes at 374c, Worth we. 25 imported fancy dress patterns in embroidered camels Bldr iridescent Bendel panels fancy braided Etc., 08.50, 10.00, 12.50 and 15,00, Worth 14.00. 16.50. 10,00 and 2200. Ladies wraps. Gray Chinchilla circulars at 5.00, Worth 0.00 Merlin twill siberian circulars in Black at 6 00. Worth 10.00. Ottoman silk circulars fur trimming and quilted lining at 11.50, Worth 16.50. Boucle cloth Short wraps with Feather trimming at 12.50, Worth #18.50. Berlin twill Short wraps Astrakhan trimmed #7.50, Worth 13.00. Brocade ottoman silk Short wraps fur trimming and ornaments 11.50, Worth 17.50. Black All a tool new markets tight fitting full tailor finish at $8.50, Worth 13.00. Black Serge new markets double breasted tight fitting at #6 of Worth #10. Five Paris made wraps in heavy Seal pushes with silk medallion loops and Black silk velvet trimmed with hand made Garnith. These goods will be sold at the same reduction. Hosiery. Closing out of he it Siery. Piled High in baskets we exhibit a vast arrayed broken lots and sizes ladles misses and children a. I an i Hoo pairs assorted colors and sizes 1 Quot a i Worth 2oc and 25c. At map 1000 pairs fancies and solid colors no Usu Worth 35o to 50c. At q in j 750 pairs fancies and solid colors no dub f Worth from 50c to 75c. F 200 dozen ladies Waco yarn fastest 99f i toned French feet. Al 6 no Guy t0xen ladies solid colors and i. Fancies Worth 33c to 374e and 40c. Other Odd lots fancy Lisle thread and Silks at the same Cut. Underwear. Kult underwear one lot ladies Fine White Merino underwear or drawers at 42c, reduced from 65c. One lot ladies extra White Merino under vests or drawers at 75o, Worth $1.00, 75 dozen infants children a and misses under vests and drawers All Cut Down in the same proportion. Muslin underwear. 20 dozen 8-tucks full size Muslin undershirts at 45c, Worth 75c. 25 dozen ladies chemises beet Muslin at 45c Worth 70c. 50 dozen corsets at 30c, a bargain to anybody at 75c. A tremendous big pile of knit shawls Felt skirts. Nubian Fascinator hoods Etc., All at 50c each Worth #1.00 and 1.36, rumours. St. Louis March 8.-�?the situation on the Gould southwestern system this morning is not materially changed from that reported last night. No freight is being handled by any of the roads and great difficulty is found in moving passenger trains. In this oily All passenger trains left on time this morning. Not freight train was loaded. Wild rumours Are afloat about the certainty of a strike by Bridge and ferry employees thus Cut Ting off All communication with the East. It is stated that All these men will go out at noon and that they will be followed by All the knights of labor in lust St. Louis to the number of 1000. A an Early Call will convince the most sceptical that the above prices have never been touched before. No samples Cut during this Sale. A _ Geo. A Kalteyer president Otto Koehler Sec. And manager. Lone St arte i brewing no strike As yet. San Antonio. Texas. Will raise . Hartford conn., March 8.�?-the new York and new Haven Railroad com Pady has decided to raise the of labourers on All divisions from $1 35 to a 50 a Day beginning april i. Unchanged. Kansas City March 8.--there is no change in the Missouri Pacific strike. No freight trains Are running. Passengers Are not interrupted. Rumours of impending strikes on other lines have not been substantiated. About 75 Missouri Pacific freight handlers have been Laid out on account of the suspension of business. Business men As knights. Chicago March 8.�?a number of business men representing the 7th, 8th and 9th wards of this City assembled yesterday for the purpose of organizing a mixed Assembly of knights of labor. The chairman said that at the request of a number of business men and others who were suffering from the results of the poor compensation that labor received it had been decided that business men should make common cause with the Labouring men on whom they relied for support by thoroughly organizing and co operating with the working people in their different localities. Who not sip. Ohio March conflict Between the knights of labor and their late employers the proprietors of the East Street reaper works promises the be Long continued. William n. Whitley who is at the head of the works says he wants no Emp love who cannot testify to and sign the following a this is to certify that i have withdrawn from tile knights of labor or associations of like kind and Ain no longer under their dictation having restored myself to manhood and Independence As a free american the men refused to sign this. Every thing now awaits the action of the National arbitration Beard of the knights of labor. Strike of carpenters. Galveston March 8.�?it was the general impression this morning throughout the City that the Day would be filled with Railroad strikes Cotton press strikes wharf strikes and the like but to the great satisfaction of the business interests no strike occurred and Hopes Are entertained that the trouble May be averted. At the Taylor compress the Cotton handlers quit work about 2 of clock this afternoon and went outside tile company a Yard where superintendent Crooks met them in a few minutes anti persuaded them to return to work. This rather confirms the prevalent Rumor that the knights in the five Cotton presses Are not inclined to strike and would Only obey a general order with the greatest reluctance As they have no individual grievances and the compress Coin panics have ceased to Mark the destination upon the Cotton Bates until after it has been compressed thus affording their employees the plausible excuse that they did not know the Cotton was destined for the Mallory line. The troubles on the Gould system have not reached Galveston yet and freight is going out to Houston but not beyond. It is reliably reported to night that the local assemblies have United in calling the executive committee of District 78 to meet Here wednesday and sit on the Mallory Boycott Case until it is formally settled if it takes All summer. It is therefore believed that no strikes or further trouble will ensue until after wednesday. Terrific mine explosions. Mig rare mrs in Lac e-curta1ns for thirty Days. Erastus Reed. New York. March 8.�?four-thousand members of the United order of american joiners and the amalgamated society of carpenters and joiners stopped work Here to Day they complain of Low wages. They Are paid at the rate of $2 for to hours work. The strikers now demand that the average wages paid journeymen Bali be $3.50 per Day of nine hours each for five Days and eight hours on saturday. Six Hundred shops Are affected by this movement and at noon 80 Bosses had agreed to the demands presented. The men in these shops will at once resume work. The men Are confident of carrying their Point As nearly All the larger shops have Given in. About 1200 men will resume work to Day. A a the Only cigarettes which to not stick to the lip arc opera puffs. Connellsville pa., March 8.�?shortly after noon to Day a series of explosions took place in the Uniondale mine at Dunbar four Miles from Here by which two men were killed and 12 others received injuries which will prove fatal in at least four cases. The cause of the explosion was fire Damp. There were 23 men in the pit. The first explosion occurred about 12 30 of clock this afternoon. It was a terrific Shock and was followed by two others in Quick succession a few minutes later. The first sex Fosion caused the death of two men and no tired three. The rest ran towards the Mouth of the pit but before they reached it the explosions occurred. Lights were blown out the dust blinded the men and the passage ways were blocked up and cutoff escape. The pit was on fire and a horrible Fate awaited impels de miners. Nine who had been working in another entry managed to make their layout before the Mouth of the pit was choked. The Force of the Shock can be imagined As it caused men in the Morrell Calvin and Wheeler the adjoining mines to drop their tools and Rush panic stricken to the top. The ground rolled and quaked so that Many fell Down and three or four in the Morrell mine were violently thrown against the Wall and seriously injured. Everybody rushed to towards the Uniondale mine. Columbus Shay of the Mahoning works and James Henderson of the Calvin mine headed the rescuing party which went to work with picks and shovels to Force an Entrance. In a few minutes an opening was made and several rushed Forward the enter the mine but were repelled by the volume of flame. It took several minutes for the smoke and fire to Clear away. The cries of pain and moans of the injured men were piteous. They were lying in every direction burled under masses of debris. Several of them were burned. Their sufferings were terrible. Twelve of them were found in a dying condition and two others were dead and mangled in an almost unrecognizable mass. Mine inspector j. J. Davis and Charles Connor a member of the Beard of mining engineers left for the mine this evening to inquire into the cause of the explosion. Nothing will be disturbed inside the mine until the Coroner to Lanneis a jury hotel Maverick the Best appointed hotel in san Antonio. Mur. The patronage of commercial travellers solicited. Table and accommodations first class. 3-i-tr Shafer amp Braden 31 West Commerce Street sole agouti for a a Rhomb comport ranges a in Tho City of san Antonio and Vicinity. Practical plumbers we a dealers Iii pluming. Gas and steam fitters supplies and Asbestos hooking Byrnes amp Kerr office room i Soledad Block. Composition or gravel roofing contractors for streets Ami sidewalk having and curbing of Oak and any kind of Materia make especially of fillings Ami Oravel walks. Work promptly attended to. 3-2-tf Kuo ene Taf Dkl. Alexander Kuhl. A every first class dealer Sells opera pulls cigarettes. Avoid injurious imitations. 4-7-ly8� staff Al amp Kuhl general commission merchants Cotton Wool and hides. Agents for Weir sulky plow 8teel hiding and walking cultivators. Corn and Cotton planters Deering mowers reapers binders and harvesting Mao til lies. Littles chemical fluid and powder dips. No. 19 Navarro St., san Antonio Tex

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