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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - May 11, 1891, San Antonio, Texas San Antonio daily Light. Published at san Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And registered oat the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume Xii number 97 san Antonio Texas monday May la 1891 Price $5 a Cearlock Woobank. San Antonio. Texas. J. 8. Lockwood president j. Muir cashier. Safe Deposit Telegraph. Associated press dispatch s and state special. up to the time of going to press Mallory line new York amp Texas steamship co a to Newyork direct steamers leave Galveston Ever wednesday a and saturday. The cheapest and most delightful route to new York and Europe for through tickets staterooms Etc apply to the Mallory line office i Commerce St. W j. Y0un6, Gen l South n pass r agent. For Sale Fine piece of property on Presa Street car line will 50 per cent on investment. John t. Hambleton amp co. Nice seven room House with two galleries Carriage House stable etc., on Elmira Street for $3,500, one half Cash. Balance on two be amp re John t. Hambleton amp co. A Pony Cylinder press size of bed 18 x 20. Speed 2300 per hour. Bran new Cost $950. Will be sold at a Liberal discount. Terms easy. Address t. B. Johnson. A Nice six room cottage centrally located on a Good business lot 67 feet wide Carriage House and stable nicely improved and very conveniently arranged. Price $3,000 one half Cash John t. Hambleton amp co. A Man to take care of horses and make himself generally useful. Apply at or. Kingsley City drugstore or at the sanitarium no. To Elm Street. 5-11 it a 24 acre Block finely located near Street car line. Terms easy. John t. Hambleton amp co. 4-18-tf. A new 5 room cottage with Bath room to galleries and Bay window very Large lot in very desirable location. A Beautiful Horn now renting for $30 per month. Apply to John t. Hambleton a co. 4 to of three Beautiful building lots on government Hill on Street car line. Size of lots 56&x194 Leet. Price $1000. Apply to to John t. Hambleton a co. 5 la if explosion kills eight. Berlin May dispatch from Baar Bracken in rhenish Prussia says that an explosion took place at the Berio pit it that Vicinity in which eight persons were killed and seven were injured. -.�?. Of. A a Clarkson does to Europe. New York May the passengers who sailed for Europe saturday on the Steamer City of Chicago from new York were Gen. J. S. Clarkson president of the National league of Republican clubs and mrs. Annie Besant the lecturer. Seized Johns boat. San Francisco May British tugboat has been seized by the collector of customs of Beattie wash., for violation of United states statutes. Will be entertained. At a meeting of members of the press saturday night to take Steps on entertaining members of the state press association who will arrive on the excursion May 15, committees on reception on finance entertainment and hotels wore appointed. The Lilly Case. Justice Herron has received an affidavit against the negro Louis Chapman Chare tag him with assault with intent to kill the White Man Lilly in the police prison. Lilly is still alive though unable to speak. Ile is Able to write. Still another burned. The Little daughter of a variety actress named Harrison was fatally burned saturday afternoon by playing around an open fire in the Yard of her mothers Resi Deuce no. 1017 West Commerce Street All that medical skill could do to relieve her sufferings was done but she could not survive and died yesterday. New suite. The following have been filed in judge King s court Ernest Rische is. De. Diesselhorst suit for sequestration. Annie Lingsweiler is. Henry Lmgswei-3er for divorce. J. B. Rosenthal co. Is. F. J. Weckwerth debt and attachment. Big consolidation. Toronto May agricultural implement firms of Massey amp co., of Toronto and the Harrris company of Brantford ont., Are on the eve of amalgamating with the View of controlling the Canadian implement Trade. An incorporation certificate will be asked for in june and the capital will amount to $5,000,000. Fresh from the wires. The Aldermani election. There Are four candidates in the Field for Alderman Aud ail of them Good men. But As far As the office is concerned or. Hunt is the Choice of the tax payers. At the last City election or. Hunt was the Only Man who had the nerve to denounce the King All the other three men who Are now running for the office were strictly King Bryan men. Frank Dignowity showed himself to be such in the letter which he wrote to the express in which he praised King Bryan and upheld his administration. The voters of the sixth Ward must not be divided but should cast their vote for or. Hunt. Do not Cut up your vote in supporting the different administration candidates. Or. Hunt was fairly elected at the last election his defeat being secured Only through men who had no interest in this City. He now again appears before you As a candidate. Go to the polls and vote for the Best interest of the City. Soiled Down from private special and other sources. A the by. Luke a episcopal sunday school Pic nicked on the s. A. P. Below bergs Mill saturday about three Hundred people attending. One of the ladles participating broke her wrist in leaving a car. A safes and houses moved by r. G. Nixon 521 ave. B. 4 22 1m a the ladies of the Westminster presbyterian Church will serve Straw berries and Cream tomorrow from to a. In. To to p. In. At 117 West Commerce Street. A save your dimes buy a pocket savings Bank for 12o at Wolfsont a to Day. Sold elsewhere at 25c. 5 2 of Elmira n. train containing too men from cond Asport pa., which left to take them to fight Forest fires in Potter county was wrecked in the burning District and the train and 85 or More men were burned. A similar Accident occurred yesterday in the Southern part of the county 75 burned. Belding motor company has assigned loss $175,000. New Orleans a drug store damaged by fire Here $5,000. Levee of Speranza Plantation broke and damage to property is $40,000. London Gladstone is slightly ill at his room. New York the wife of we. Henry Smith manager of the associated press died this morning at Mont c4�ir, n. J. Leadville president arrived this morning. He received a Silver Brick. Shepard a freight collision killed three and injured 13 men yesterday. Knoxville several men were killed and a woman aged 17 years whipped because she married an old Man whose wife had been dead but two weeks. This was near the North Carolina line on Wolf Creek. Buda Pesthy the Small Grain crop of Hungary is a failure on account of too much hot weather. Brussels the strike in the Charleroi District is spreading 35,000 men have London an explosion of gases in the hold of the Steamer Tanca Wille Anoil carrying vessel in the dry docks yesterday killed several work men. Columbus ind the Centre of population of the United states 20 Miles East of this place was marked yester Day by a Monument 15 feet High. is not prepared to say what Steps should be taken for the american copyright act. He regards it As unsatisfactory. Montgomery arresting j. W. Pintail at Milton Florida for murder he was killed. In the fight two Hundred shots were fired. New York Secretary Blaine is in the City at his son in Laws Resi Donee ill with indigestion. New Wentworth the Washington lawyer sent to Belleview Hospital saturday As insane has been released As he is sane. The Story of his Mission of trying to kill his Sisters seducer is not All told says the doctor. Columbus Battle Between trainmen Aud eleven tramps took place at Ellen Berg station last night. One brakeman and one tramp were probably fatally wounded. Birmingham a. W. Norton was re elected treasurer and Junius Caid Well auditor of the Southern Baptist convention. Atlanta was chosen for the next meeting. Catholicism was discussed saturday and Calls Forth i hot reply by father Daley in a news paper. New York the times says the Swift Little Itata is now thought to be As Safe from the u. S. Cruisers Ai when she was in the Harbor at Val also. Made his pile. Chicago May Bloom one of the most daring of the millionaire operators on the Board of Trade announces that he has closed out All of his deals and will permanently retire from the Board. A great Success. Mayor Shakespeare new Orleans s hoc at italian Consul Corte. Russia will not withdraw her Gold deposits from european Banks. Uvalde is making heavy cattle shipments. Uvalde opens up town Telegraph office for business. Presidential party spends sunday at Glenwood Springs col. Bam Gary kills John Johnson in an encounter at we to. Clapp sex fire chief of Dallas is under arrest for swindling. Kansas has a cold rain which will probably clean out her w heat pests earthquake in Bulgaria no serious damage done. Baptists had an immense Day in Birmingham sunday. President Harrison left Salt Lake City saturday afternoon. Winter Grain prospects in the United states Are the Best Ever reported. Cotton crop is backward Over most of the states except in Texas. The Steamer Charleston puts to sea from Sau Francisco. Cuero slate storm did not injure crops a was at first reported. I Yeeu Natalie will not leave Servia As demanded and defies expulsion. Madame Blavatsky is dead. More italian thousands leave that country for the United states. Press and incendiary documents seized at St. Petersburg the miners strike in Germany ends disastrously for the men. Princess Bismarck is seriously 111 with asthma. British Steamer Melpomene la at Acapulco. English minister at City of Mexico in ill. Honduras denies the reported Rove Lutious and asserts that everything is quiet. Chilian troops visit territory of Argentine Republic and investigation is ordered. A Reich Stag hastily adjourned until november after passing the sugar Bounty Bill. William of Germany approves and commends the duelling habits of students. Three Galveston firemen seriously Hurt while going to a fire by Hose cart upsetting. There was a partial run on the portuguese Banks saturday hut it was not maintained. Uncle Bam takes 80 per cent of Mexico a exports Aud furnishes 50 per cent of her imports. The railway conductors will be in ban Antonio this week of their annual excursion. The Tippett divorce Case at Sherman is unsettled and several families Are ditto. Jury could not agree. Mrs. 8. Leday of Alabama applies to a Waco landlord for Protection against a persecuting drummer. South bound Santa be train robbed in the territory. No passengers molested. Express car lost $400. New Orleans sheriff asks an investigation in View of the grand jury report. Santa be cattle train wrecked near Trinidad col., killing 4 tramps and 360 cattle the Bauta be train robbers in i. T. Are supposed to be the notorious Dalton boys. Victoria is raising a Good Bonus for that Corpus Christ Road and expects to get it. Daily trains now run to Velasco connecting with steamers for Mouth Brazos. Eight prisoners sentences were for from Bastrop jail. Hempstead will on this year but the Mission Hose company s picnic at. Riverside Park yesterday. The Mission Hose company save their Long looked for picnic at the Riverside dark yesterday and succeeded in making it one of the pleasantest and most agreeable picnics of the season. Certainly there was none thus far which presented such a mass of Happy faces As did this one yesterday afternoon. The members and a number of lady friends of the Hose company proceeded to the grounds in the morning enjoying a pleasant morning. Early in the afternoon already the Street ears began to unload hundreds of interested spectators so that by about four of clock there were a couple of thousand people on the grounds. The program of sports tor the afternoon was carried out. The two in i in Heel Ami toe race had twelve entries. The first prize Silver Pitcher was won by d. Loseman the second Salt Castor by Willie Groben. The one mile running race seven entries was won by Roseman and Groben respectively first and second the prizes being a smoking set for the first and French plate looking Glass for the second prize. The sack race was won by f. Niggli taking first Aud Tom Abbott the second prizes. Six participants entered in the 300 Yard foot race. Or. Max a Kuoming out first and Dock. Roseman second. The prizes were a diver sugar sifter and a Scarf. The firemen a race was captured by or. Max so Froeter. The prize was a handsome smoking set. Tom Abbott came out first and Tom Hance second in the race of boys be Iween i and 12 years. The first prize was a Silver cup and the second a Box of Tine toilet soaps. There was but one prize in the ladies race and it happened to prove a tie being won by mrs. Abbey and mrs. Gaston. This race created considerable in Terest Ana some Rood time was made. The bicycle race was of special interest it was a two mile race and had four contestants. It was won by or. Wash who took the first prize a bicycle lamp and or. .1. D. Price who took the second a pair of bicycle shoes. The time made was fourteen minutes for Wadi on a new mail and Nineteen and a half for Price on a rambler. Percy Abbey captured the first prize in the child a races of Ages under six consisting of a Box of toilet soap. The fat Man s foot race was won by or. E. Campbell the prize being a Box of cigars. Resides these there was Amund pm you t foot race participated in by a Quot miste r cd professionals. It was won but us. A three mile go As you please race was also won by Uhl. Mrs. Cal. Smith received the largest number of votes during the Day As the most popular lady on the grounds. The contest was an interesting one a Large number of votes being polled. There was no trouble or disorder of any kind to mar the pleasures of the Day. Ai thou a everyone helped to make the affair a pleasant one the committee consisting of messes. Abbott Abbey Heilig than Roaldus and Ivo Erps deserve special credit for the excellent and smooth management of affairs. The state shoot. Whose combined 63 years escaped ship 200 care Mel they will be two weeks later in Market than usual. Gold exports this year from new York have been $32,000,000 excess Over imports. Dill who took the Lata out of san Diego Harbor was arrested on his return to Shore. Balmaceda a revenues Are exhausted and is surrendered As is predicted within three months. The european Powers Are More Friendly to the chilian insurgents than to the government. Train wrecked on the 111. Cent near Duquoin and several passengers very seriously injured. Navy department is losing no sleep Over the departure of the chilian Steamer Itata. French committee of Senate apr Rove the arbitration Bill on new bund land fisheries and urge adoption. A the West Minster and the Madison Square presbyterian and the Christian churches held their i Enlis at the Riverside Park saturday. To loan in attention. A limited amount of Money hums of $1,000 and Over. Alamo Fiir insurance co., 222 w. Commerce St., 4-16-lm san Antonio Texas the Chi hirers Case. The jury in the Case of ii ii. Childress charged with murder reported at 5 30 of clock saturday afternoon rendering a verdict of guilty with sentence at 15 years in the Penitentiary. An Appeal will be taken. For Sale Fine piece of property on Presa Street car line will to per cent on in vestment. Vej John t. H am Luton a co. By. L. V. Weathers makes a specially in the treatment of general diseases bedside and chronic and diseases of children. Is a graduate of Jefferson Phila College 1366. Telephone 118. 5 5 in full measure full weight is the motto of the Sunset Wood Yard where you can get the Best Quality of dry stove and fireplace Wood sawed and split and the finest Quality of Coal. Office and Yard Corner Austin Aud Lamar streets. Telephone no. 81, and your order will receive prompt attention. 5-11 in the Haven victorious. The Ravens Defeated the Franklins the crack mexican base Ball club of this City at the Springs saturday. The feature of the game was the Fine pitching of Martin of the Ravens. The Franklins could do nothing with bks curves. Gussina gave him Good support. The heavy batting of wools Garza Dillon and Newton was a noteworthy feature. The following is the score. I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Ravens. 8 i 0 7 0 i 3 i 4 Franklins a 0 0 i i 2 0 0 i 0 5 manager Dillon of the Ravens has signed Phillips the left handed Pitcher. Tho Ravens did a Good move in signing him. Ile will arrive on the 2 of clock train from Corpus Christi and will play with the Ravens in their game against the Browns. Col. Terrell acquitted. Col. Terrell was tried Friday last by the the recorder on an affidavit of sanitary inspector Norman for failure to clean his vaults or Cess Pool. The evidence showed that col. Terrell had not Only been notified to have the work done but the sanitary inspector had transcended his authority took the measurements himself and recommended the Shn Mang sanitary works to do the work. Col. Terrell refused to this company More than the Legal rate fixed by ordinance and his arrest followed. Ile was acquitted. Begun the first Bay s programme in the Bain. The first Day of the fourteenth annual tournament of the state sportsmen a association begun at the fair grounds this morning at ten minutes past eight. The beginning was made with a Light rain falling but this soon ceased the remainder of the morning hours being Clear. There Are about 75 to too members present and All Are very enthusiastic. The program for tomorrow is As follows shoot no. 0.�?6 pairs Blue rocks. Entrance $3.00. 3 moneys-�?50, 30 and 50 per cent. First Newton amp Weller s donation Fine piano lamp. Second ii. Nelson 6 co s donation. I Shotgun Belt. A shoot no. 7.-grand real estate prize. 7 live pigeons use of both barrels. Entrance $10.0o. First West end town co s donation Fine lot of land valued at $100.00. Second�?50 it or cent of Entrance Money. Third�?30 per cent. Fourth�?20 per cent. Shoot no. 8.�?io single Clay pigeons. Entrance $5.00. 4 moneys�?40, 30, 20 and Loper cent. First a. E. Jacobson a donation Fine Crayon portrait. Second a Becker s donation Fine carpet chair. Shoot no. 9.�?individual championship medal held by w. S. Mosely of Hearne Tex. Entrance $10.00. Birds extra. Entrance fee less 25 per cent to go to Holder of medal at to single and 2 pairs live pigeons. First Diamond medal. Second third and fourth prizes�?25 per cent of in trance fee divided 50, 30 and 20 per cent real estate Beals Ami the prices they bring. Augustin Chavis and others to Geo. I. Weldon of acres of subdivision a Jan my note Grant. 480 William Smith and wife to Emma and Henrietta Frisch lot i Block 18, West Side South Flores Street. 750 John t. Hambleton to l. , lots 17 and 18, Block 3, City lot 158. 205 Richard Wooley jr., to w. W. Worcester lot 25, Block 18,in High Lawn addition. I log Frank Simmang to Otto Geise. A lots a 5 and 6, Block 16, South Side Refugio Street. Joseph of Connor to William Campbell part of lot 23. In George m. Maverick s addition. 3500 Mary la. Mathews to Bedward and Margaret Hall lot 7, Block 29, on Avenue a. In w. W. And m. E. Worcester to a. To atthe Lia lots i and 2, mock 19, Moore s subdivision 2,200 i Ink com ratings to m. C. Shiner i ton Laredo Street. To Adams amp Wicks to William Hess lot i bloc vie on Matamoras Street. \ Sqq erns Gruene to James Lawrene lot 12. Block 9. South Centre Street too All is Over. End of the recent River tragedy the baby found. Yesterday afternoon win. Man com a Young myth employed near the Commerce Street Bridge found the body of the infant of mrs. J. M. Wesson which was drowned Friday last with its father. The body was floating Nuder the Bridge in a Small Eddy and was badly decomposed. It was delivered to the child s Mother s Uncle w. A. Mathie who paid the $100 Reward offered for its recovery and was sent to Columbus for interment preceded a few hours by Tho body of its father and by its grief stricken Mother. Coroner Adam finished the inquest saturday rendering a verdict of accidents drowning. The soldiers fight. Later developments in the free Orall fight at the grand Central Saloon Back of the new cracks on government Hill Friday night Are being secured. Stewart the Saloon keeper now in jail for breaking the Soldier Prescott head with a Monkey wrench will be liberated on Bond by Justice Herron As the Soldier is not so badly injured As reported. Stewart seems not to be wholly to blame for the matter As he states the soldiers were repeating an old Racket of theirs in ordering drinks and calling for change without baying. They assaulted him first As his Black eyes and peeled nos testifies and he used the wrench in defence. After he was arrested they committed Ina Fous mischief by breaking and wreck ii Ever Tho it ii the Saloon and it is said assaulted Ais wife a Weinau in a delicate condition striking her with Arock. The Case needs investigation on both sides. Finger amputated. About eleven of clock this morning mrs. Tussi wife of Street commissioner Fritz Russi met with a painful Accident. She was about her work when in handling some article the ring on her Little Finger of the right hand caught in a Nail and Tore the flesh from her Finger. The in Iury proved a very painful one. Ors. Terry and King had to amputate the injured member. County court. The May term of the county court began this morning with All the commission ers present. The first business taken up was the report of the county attorney As to the title to the Dwyer ram Maun property on main Plaza recently purchased by the county for a courthouse site. He reported that the title was Correct and the report was accepted. The order was then made to the Dwyer estate $85,000 in Cash or Bonds and the ram pm Ann estate $25,000. The method of paying in Cash is offered As Well As in Bonds because the county judge says he has a buyer for the Bonds at 4 per cent Premium. If the vendors Are willing to accept Cash the county will make the 4 per cent profit on the Issue of $110,000. Bids for the new court House were then opened. There were 27 architects in the Field with plans and it was decided to examine each plan separately and have each architect explain their own plans. Accordingly the name of was drawn by lot and he was Given Tho first Opportunity of explaining his plans

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