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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - March 12, 1891, San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio daily i published at san Antonio. Bihar county. Texas. And registered at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume 46 san Antonio Texas thursday March 12. 189 Price a year Bank. Saw Antonio. Texas. J. 8. Lockwood president , cashier. Safe Deposit vaults. S. A. Bret big ass. Xxx pea Al Beek. The Parent Best. Delivered to any part of the City. Madame Ama the Hen owned clairvoyant 408 Aeq Piastre to san a wedding. John Hutchison a Soldier from fort Clark was married today at the Mahncke hotel to mis Amanda j. 1 Hil Hovver of Lynchburg Ohio Rev. Or. Niel officiating. Or. Hutchison after his Honey Moon will enlist for his Terra As a urinate Soldier. More trusts. New York March leading rep Rebenta Tives of the Woolen hat Inazu factory business of the country yesterday composed the details for a National hat company. This com Pany which its organizers say is not a Trust in the accepted sense of the term is formed under the Law of new Jersey with one million and a half dollars capital. The wholesale dealers in sponges this City have also formed a Combina Tion to control the Market of the Florida sheep s Wool sponges. This variety of sponge is found in Quantity nowhere else in the world and the Florida output is Over two Hundred thousand pounds and not usually less. Household suffrage. Brussels March belgian Cabinet has declared in favor of House hold suffrage the adoption of which would increase the number of voters from to the liberals however Are not Content with ibis Concession. They Wonell have peace. March free fight took place today at a meeting of the Galway town commission. The chair Man of the commission was thrown to the floor and the Parnel Lites cleared the halt of their opponents and pass a Resolution to present an address of Confidence in or. Para Ell. A Knock oat. Burlington Iowa March Jack Welch of Peoria knocked out Joe Langy who claimed the Middle weight championship of the South in a 19-round Battle near this place to Day. Cutting Down. Chicago March Board of control of the worid7s fair have decided to Cut Down All salaries of officers in the administrative depart ment. Race War. Wichita kana., March ports from Oklahoma indicate trouble Between White settlers and coloured colonists who have recently flocked to the territory from All parts of the South is Likely to occur. The Whites have organized a band in the nature o White Caps which by threats and intimidation Are trying to cause the negroes to leave the country. The negroes who Are very numerous have returned threats Tor threats and have openly discussed burning the town latest telegraphic associated press dispatches and state specials. Up to the time of going to press the will goes. New York March Fayer weather will Case is ended by Settle ment and objections withdrawn. Tro3ps for Cuba. Madrid March govern ment will Send 6870 troops to Cuba on account of political disturbance in that Island. Murphy s Temperance Woak. Wabash ind. March 1600 men have joined the Temperance society Here under the labors of Frances Murphy. Mail car burned. N. Y., March a burned on the new York Central near Cranesville. Mail was heavy being for chirag and Western Points. Gold find in Indiana. Martinsville ind. March 12 Mineral yielding Large per enc of if old has been found in Hendricks county. Offers of per acre refused for the trat. Late telegrams Down prom private. Spe Cial and other sources. Alreck Enridge m Louisville March Man Breckinridge is critically ill at Pena Aeola. He was cans it in the rain at the review of tie South Atlan tic Squadron. California senatorial mix. Kamento March the senatorial fight waxes warm and each candidate a Force of detectives to watch the other Fellows in Case they try to buy votes. Heavy profits of sugar Trust. New York March Tion into the sugar Trust shows a profit for the Trust of of which Only ten per cent has gone to the Stock holders. Want that Quarter hour. Ishpeming mich., March in the Iron mines Here 250 men have struck. They want to quit work at 5 45 so As to reach the surface at g o clock. The company refuses. Broke. Memphis tenn., March a dispatch from Hill House in Coah Oma county says the levee on the Mississippi rivet broke at this morning. Great damage will result. A Tillman her suit. New York March Lillian russet s suit brought by manager Duff for breach of contract is decided against her. Bhe pays exem Plary damages to the Casino com Pany. Medics in a flurry. Syracuse n. Y., March jury having rendered a verdict of in a Case of medical malpractice Surgi Cal operation the doctors Are ail alarmed and will ask modification of the Law. Belt line company. Kansas City March a com Pany has been organized with a Cap ital of to provide this City with a Belt line and railway Termi Nal facilities. The company is known As the Kansas City circular Way. An old refugee. Philadelphia March 12. Matt Zeles Keviet russian refugee at one time commanding the old Czar s body guard idea in a Hospital Here. He bad been a Man of immense wealth at Home. All snowed up. Santa feb n. M., March this whole country in under from 5 to 7 feet of Snow. The train for Durango is still tied up and no trains have passed West of Chama since feb. 16. It will take another week to Clear the Road. Get up and git. Brussels March guest the French socialist who has been in this City for some time past arranging plans for the May Celebration has been warned to leave Belgium at his earliest possible convenience. France and the fisheries. Paris March the Temps says that the negotiations Between France and England on the Newfoundland question have resulted in an agree ment which will be submitted to the French and English parliament at the end of the week. Canadian War Humours. Ottawa March 12. Lord Wolsley is coming to Canada to inspect the defences of British Columbia and his coming is made the occasion of rational dispatches As to a War Cloud rising Between England and the United states Over bearing sea matters a Nevere storm is sweeping the Gulf of Mexico. Luring is working hard for a can Ning factory. Palmer is elected u. 8. Senator from Illinois. Cincinnati has carried her baseball War into the courts. Col. John m. Swisher Texas vet eran Dies at Austin. J. Gibbs lies dangerously ill at his Home near Uvalde. Wilson county is once More wrest Ling with local option. A Reuple has set in and Prince Jerome Napoleon is worse. The state of Colima Mexico raises loan for railway cod struck Ion. Pittsburg Board of Trade and other buildings burned loss Nick Raton prominent Stockman shot and killed at Kansas City. Chicago reports a 000 fire in the midst of a blinding Snow storm. The California republicans Are not United on a senatorial candidate. Interior and port stocks of Cotton show Bales Over last year. The conference reports on the Kan Sas appropriation Bills Are passed. Dana of the Sun and Allison of Iowa Are in Birmingham Alabama. The River at a stand at Nashville Marks 47.4. No farther damage is re ported. Is teaching the Youngr idea How to shoot in a new building. Hardwood lumber company of Texarkana has an attachment run on its Mills. The inter oceanic railway the tests of the heavy Rains and suffers no damage. Mexican gamblers Are so heavily taxed in the capital that they threaten to leave. Zacatecas will nearly double its lauds through her present draining mrs. Delea Dunn four Miles below Corpus Christi kills a mexican thief in self defense. Coffee picking is brisk in Guate Mala the country is at peace and the people healthy. Speaker elder of the Kansas House receives the thanks of that body and returns his own. Austin Corbin is building a line of trans Atlantic steamers to Cross the Ocean in five Days. Brazilian flour merchants and importers of English goods Are Down on the reciprocity treaty. President Diaz contributes to the funds of the american benevolent society in his motion for a new trial in the Sagotz Case Austin is Over ruled. His two years sentence Sticks. Or. Windthorst is suffering from congestion of the lungs and is in a very critical condition. The Farmers Alliance of Illinois True to their instinct elect a demo crat to the u s. Senate. The speaker of the Kansas House accepts the situation and votes Aye on the appropriation Bills. The friends of the abducted woman in London have decided to abandon attempts or her Rescue. Berlin budget committee accept the proposals for two gunboats but threw out the estimate for cruisers. Collapse of a synagogue in West Phalia buries several children in the ruins. Four bodies recovered. The striking clock makers who threw vitriol on a child in new York have been sent to Long Island. The Southwest association in ses Sion at St. Louis agrees on division of rates for through. Mexican traffic. Trutz Spieler is minister of Public worship in Germany vice Goessler. This Means Success for Windthorst s party. The German liberals have 112 votes in the austrian Reicer Strath and can combining with the poles secure a majority. Jerry Simpson in a speech at an Napolis pronounces in favor of free Trade in socks and for the disbanding of army and Navy. Another sixteen year old White girl at fort Worth who has been ruined and abandoned there is being cared for by the Mission. Northwest cattle raisers convention re elects its old officers and executive committee and chooses fort Worth As the next place of the North Side brewing company Chicago wants its affairs wound up one of the directors is in jail Aud the president under Bonds for defrauding the concern. Had two wives. Bridgeport conn., March Walter Jones death reveals the fact that he had two wives living within a few Miles of each other for ten years and neither knew of the other until application was made for Eion a widow of an old Soldier. Tax payers meeting. Synopsis of Chat Kkt of the anti administration. A charge and meeting of on solid citizens. Who speak plainly. . Kalteyer called the inting to order at Scholz Hall last night at 8.30 o clock Rhon the committee on the charter amendments made a report. The following is a synopsis of their report to beg leave to report favourably upon the adoption of the following numbered sections of the charter amendments re Comendo by the committee appointed by the mayor to wit nos. 37. 48, 1w, 201 and 203. We further leave to report unfavourably upon All other and in their place offer the substitutes herewith submitted. In the were no substitute is offered we submit that the charter should not changed. In the Case of Section no. 102 we recommend that the amendment shul i limit compulsory vaccination to strictly Public. Institutions. We further recommend that the chair Man of this meeting1 appoint a committee of Twenty live to represent the views of the meeting before the legislature. Sec. 4. Defines the manner of How the City shall be divided into wards. Sec. 5. Time of holding elections the brat tuesday in november and the re turns of such election made a provided by the general Laws of the state. Sec i. Prescribes some of the special duties of the mayor and Council As to ointments of Spicers. Lillini Vuca cirs removals Etc. Sec. 29. All elections in the City shall be held and returns shall be made As provided by the Law of the state. The qualification of voters shall be As prescribed in articled of the slate Constitution i provided that All elections wherein propel to taxpayers oily Are allowed to vote those Only whose names appear on the last and Valorme tax Roll of the City and who have actually paid a property tax for the preceding year in their own right and name shall be deemed property taxpayers. The Section further defines special rules covering such elections. Sec. 33. Two aldermen shall Bolo red from each Ward by the voters thereof. The Alderman shall hold of Lico for two years and until their Misc lessors Are elected and in Allied. All Alderman shall have resided in their respective wards at least six months prior to their election and shall vacate their office if at any time they should remove therefrom. Sec. 34. No person shall be mayor or Al Derman who is disqualified from holding1 office under the fourteenth amendment of the Constitution of the United states and at the time of his election is not a of Texas and a resident within the City limits at least one year precede Dirir his election or who is not Tho owner of real estate in said City upon which he has paid a City tax for the year preceding. Sec. Forth Tho Power and duties of the mayor and Council at Pineci Ings. To Bolkow Money. Sec. 43. To borrow Money on the credit of the City and Issue Bonds there for to an amount not to exceed fifty thousand dollars for Street improvements and ten thousand dollars for sidewalk purposes during one year provided that the sum of ten thousand dollars per year for sidewalk purposes May be borrowed Tor and during live years from the Sanft of this act and not thereafter. To ii loan exceeding the aforesaid sums the question must to submitted to the property tax paying voters of the City and if sustained by a majority of the voters polled such loan shall be lawful. All Bonds shall specify for what purpose they were issued and shall not be sold for less than their Par value with accrued interest to Date of payment of proceeds into the City Treasury nor shall any com Mission or other compensation Ever be paid for the negotiation or Sale of such Bonds and the Bonds Are. To be negotiated in lots As the City Council May determine and direct. Provided that no debt shall be contracted for the payment whereof such Bonds Are issued except the sidewalk Bonds until such Bonds shall have been disposed of and the proceeds thereof paid into the. City Treasury and when and Bonds Are issued by the City a fund shall be provided to pay Tho interest and not less than 2 per cent per annul on the principal us a sinking fund to redeem the Bonds which fund shall not be diverted or drawn for any other purpose and the City treasurer shall Honor no draft drawn on said fund except to pay the interest or to re deem the Bonds for which it was provided and for the payment of such loan to Levy a special tax Over and above the general tax allowed by this act. Provided the rate of tax shall not exceed one half of 1 per cent and the rate of interest paid shall not exceed it per cent. Provided also no loan shall be made for any other put pase or purposes than those connected with the corporation of said City and no loan shall be made to Aid any private enter prise Railroad or undertaking not under management or control of the City coun cil the sinking fund for the redemption of any loan or debt to be invested As fast As the same accumulates in United states interest Bear ing Bonds Bonds of the state of Texas or in City Bonds and such Bonds and the interest of such Bonds to be re invested and to be sold when necessary to pay debts or Loans. The amounts expended by the City out of said sidewalk fund for the construction of sidewalks for individuals shall As fast As the same is repaid by such individuals to the City be for Street improvements. T a pub Opiat b Money Sec. 45. To appropriate Money and pro vide for the payment of the debts and expenses of the City provided that the bonded debt of the City shall not be in creased nor other evidences of debt to issued exceeding the amounts provided for in Section 43 Hereof in any one fiscal year unless authorized by a vote of the the property taxpayers As herein before provided. Provided further that the bonded debt of the City shall exed cent of Tho total Valuo of Tho property in the City according to the preceding Roll 1 the treasurer shall give Bond. He shall receive and securely keep All Money belonging to the City and make All payments for the same upon the warrant of the mayor attested by urk. To shall keep Reg ular a a Correct at of Fie re in per Sona and mixed property of the City and shall Render in fifteen after the end of each Quarter a full and Correct quarterly statement of his receipts arid pay ments to Tho City Council and such Obei duties As May be ordered by Council. The Council shall have Power to designate depositories requiring Bond and whenever the funds in the of the treasurer exceed the sum of a . Tbs Council May require him to Deposit such surplus in any such depositories. Sec. 133. The duties and Bond of Engineer shall be fixed by the City coun cil and the fees for All done for private individuals shall be. Prescribed by the cite Council and shall be paid into the City Treasury. . The mayor shall within thirty Days after the close of each quarters of the fiscal year. A quarterly annual exhibit of Tho financial condition of the City for such Quarter to be published in the official journal of the City. The mayor shall also within thirty Days after the close of every fiscal caused to be published in pamphlet form for general distribution an exhibit of the Fin Ancial condition of the City for such fiscal Yea r. Every tax paying citizen shall during office boars have the right to exp mine any All books void hours records and belonging to the City and in the custody of its officers and shall have the right to take copies. Of of Ickov. See. M i. Fixes the salaries of per As follows mayor City clerk recorder. Collector assessor. Auditor City attorney. Engineer . And pay All of Lico fees into Treasury cite mar Shal treasurer aldermen shall receive live dollars each for each session of the City Council or Board of equalization attended by him but no Alderman shall Ever receive exceeding the sum of live Hundred dollars in any year. In answer to questions concerning the australian ballot system the committee reported that it was designed to get the legislature to pass a Law Independent of the Council. Or. Newcomb reported that Over 1.500 signatures of tax payers been secured to a petition to the legislature for ballot Reform. This petition also contained a protest against the administration to moved that a commit tee of three to appointed to draw up a memorial and present the petition to the legislature. Adopted on behalf of a sub committee on the australian ballot ii. H. Minor read a re port recommending that a memorial be submitted to the legislature to regulate state and City elections by adopting this system. The report was adopted. The Reading of the reports were adopted unanimously. After a few speeches and discussions Tho meeting then adjourned subject to Call of committee. Is Jacklett s offer or. Shacklett offers to take Tho present court House site in Exchange for his Block on the North West Corner of military Plasa what would he do with asked a Cit i suppose he would turn it into a replied Aby Stander. Or. Shack let t is a thorough business Man and has shown us the Way he has utilized and improved his property on St. Mary s Street Bis intelligent Enterprise. Or. Shacklett thinks the old court House might be made a business hive that would make in a Hundred times More valuable to the adjacent business than it is at present Tho court House no matter where located will become As it is a Saloon Center. A wide awake Soled and Street business Man declared yesterday he would rather have the old court House in Shacklett s hands than to have it re main the courthouse that he would make it Tho business Exchange of the City. I at Cave Curlings Ila Gen the special at the Sunset depot arrested a youngster named John Burrito for pm gaping on Aud off moving trains. R. D. Watson who made himself conspicuous about town during Tho recent fair by Campaign songs u As arrested upon complaint of superintendent Kleid. Of the poorhouse for abusive language. The police court this morning presented a lonely Only six cases being called the Ines amounting to Tho Coloreo boy arrested for stealing a ride on Southern Pacific freight cars was lined five dollars. The 10 p. Ceremonies at the Bat cavi Are Short and Sweet and run As follow Kohr hero Peterson Here Brown Here ten then there is a Rush. One of the tables Are covered with in read copies of the morning and evening sheets. A sumptuous fifteen cents spread is served. Milk that would need an inspection crackers so old that the Polly on the Label had faded away and tin foil cheese that bogs being excused from por trayal. Then too there were of Turkey Quail on Toast As sour As Tom Hughes pigs feet approved by Geo. Sampson us Freh As ome news paper men oysters in size and Quantity from which oven Bill Hennesy would t shrink Tongue which at one time had a Fritz Bussi wag to it Bologne sausage made of last Nisi has Chile celery of cow As Crawford s new pants and All his in As Sale As Ripe i Low the Trio do relish such an Tarant repast no wonder they tip beam at300 each. Its just the kind of dish a Man would scowl Mother in Law from out this mundane Here. The Case against Jim Crow for driving through funeral pro i was dismissed solely on account of the absence of the City s main witness and not because it was another Man who drove through it no such Evi Dence being produced in Conn

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