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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - May 19, 1887, San Antonio, Texas B. Smith amp son who Are strictly first Eliaas merchant tailors Are now receiving a Tine line of Soring and summer suiting of German e Igli Fth scotch and French goods. Our prices Are a Way a id fit guaranteed. All on them and p ice their goods before purchasing elsewhere. B. Smith amp son i2-9-tf no. 44 West Commerce St. Volume Vii number 92.san Antonio. Texas thursday May 19. 1887. The Excelsior safety Burner. Brilliancy and Economy combined. Beautiful Gas Light at your own fire allies discarding kerosene Oil lamp chitin is and made it an be handled with perfect safety by a child eight or ten years of age costs much less than kerosene and gives double the Light. The Price of the Excelsior safety Burner is 75 cents. For Sale at 21 Soledad Street. 3-1 in Only $5 a year. J0skc latest Telegraph news. Associated press dispatches and specials up to the hour of going to press. Great gl0s1ng-0ut Sale in a very Short time we will commence erecting our Large new store on the Corner of Alamo and Commerce streets and of possible have it ready for the fall Trade therefore we offer now our Large and Well selected Stock of dry goods clothing shoes Etc. At ski lbs never heard of before. Dry goods cloth i no shoes Etc. Here is an Opportunity to buy Good goods to the very Best advantage every article a genuine bargain. This is a real closing out Sale. Our goods were bought turn them into Cash we Are willing to make big sacrifices sales in our clothing department cheap for Cash and to Tig Sacra times. To facilitate we allow from this Date on All Gash purchases to Peb cent and remember this is a big item for our proles lowest and of you can buy one Gen of orally our Are lower than the it is Worth investigating As Well a looking at our boys clothing on which we allow the same discount. Our $2 50 ladies cur. Kid Button shoes Are too Well known to write about but deducting the to per cent they will Cost Only $2.25 now boys Short pants at 25 cents. Every gentleman knows we Are Selling Stetson hats for less than any other House but from and after this Date you buy a in our dry goods department we have marked Down everything in Plain figures and Are Selling for instance a crinkles 2 cases formerly 12 i-2c., now 8c. Amos Keag Gingham Worth 12 i 2c., now 9c. Imported undies in Plain and figured Worth 25c., now 12 i-2c. Linen lawns Worth 25c., now 15c. Linen lawns Worth 20c., now 10c. Pacific lawns than new York Cost. Summer Silks All colors Worth 40c., now 29c. Their modest demands. The Many strange things occurring during the Rush on the county authorities by needy drouth sufferers Are it some cases ludicrous. County clerk thud Smith relates of one Roan who applied for assistance from Tho county. He was informed that the county was supplying work on the roads for the needy and paying them in provisions. The Man said he had plenty of work now and that he did no to Home for work he came for provisions. Another who applied said that be had plenty of provisions but that he wanted Money. A third had heard that the county was lending Money to the poor without Security and he came to borrow a lot of it. Burp rib by them. Another Czar Rilling plot. London May 19.�?the Frankfort Gazette confirms covery of a plot kill the Czar. The report of the Dos at novo tche Kraak to neither Bloxham nor Perry. , May 19�? in the joint democratic senatorial caucus inst night pase was nominated on the first ballot. The k of l. On top. Hav Kyhill mass. May 19.�? rite Shoemakers lockout has been broken and another Victory credited to the knights of labor. Three thousand men returned to work this morning and All factories have resumed. Belgium fairly struck out. Brus Skia May 19 a the Metal workers in Belgium Are jolting the strike inaugurated by the miners. Workers in other trades Are Likely to follow suit. Eighteen thousand persons struck in the Centre District alone. Troops Are being forwarded to prevent the strikers from com Mitt log acts of violence. Weather prognostics. Washington Way 19.�? indications for Texas warmer fair weather except Light local Rains in Southern and Eastern portions Light variable winds. Telegraphic Brevi ties a touching Jay Gould a masked train robbers desperate attempt last night. Seriously it at disbands great bargains in towels table Linen handkerchiefs laces embroideries parasols and in fact everything we have for Sale. Joske Brothers. Its always the Way. A did no to i Tell you sol1�?� said a gentleman to acquaintance whom he chanced to meet on the Street a it s always the a a what a always the Way Quot inquired a Mutual trend of the two men who happened along just then. A Why just this a replied the Turat speaker a you see Smith Here the last time i met him to had one of the worst o highs you Ever heard. He complained of a loss of appetite of Naglit sweats of Low spirits Aud other in. Unstable premonitory symptoms of consumption. I told him to get a Supply of or. Pierce s lol Deu medical discovery of once. He did so and look at him now did you Ever see a healthier looking Man the discovery has snatched thousands from consumptive so Graves. I knew it would cure Blatti. Its always the Bishop Elliott Lias returned from the holy land and is now in a amp Vamp Noah Georgia. A Jolly gathering at or. Rummer residence. One of the most pleasurable events of the season judging from All accounts occurred last night at the residence of or. Fritz Kinmel no. 617 Nolan Street. A Large company of Young people had determined to Surprise the family and accordingly assembled at dept. Edgar Schramme a residence on Bowie Street provided with a band of Musio and unlimited refreshments and cake ice Cream and wine and froth there marched to regular order to the Hummel mansion. The Surprise was Complete hut As the Musio began playing just outside the House or. Rummel and lady and Bis Beautiful daughter miss Zulua Grace fully and warmly welcomed the guests and Good the spacious rooms and Gill Lei were lighted and tilled with the Gay throng who fell to dancing and otherwise enjoying themselves about the House and grounds. Harming was kept up until 2 of clock this morning with slight intermissions for the partaking of refreshments. Or. Kun Zumel was indefatigable in his Eilerts to make his guests at Home and in showing them about his Beautiful gardens and grounds Toek great Delight in providing All with abundance of the most Beautiful and rare Flowers. All Down but Boulanger. London May 19�?the Tim correspondent St purls thinks that. With the sex option of Gen. Boulanger All the ministers of the late Cabinet Are doomed to retirement. M. Picquet president of the chamber of deputies advocates a pro tem ministry drawn from the budget committee. He gets Imperial permission. Vienna May 19.�?it is reported that Prince Luitpold Regent of Bavaria will receive the emperor Francis Joseph s Sanction to assume the bavarian throne and that the emperor Williams consent has already been Oba Ned. Tills it is said was received when Prince Luitpold visited Berlin recently. To speak or not to speak. New y Oak May 19.�?a special from Ottawa ont., says deputations of orangemen from Carleton and Ottawa met yesterday and decided to prevent of Brien from speaking at the rink or anywhere else this evening. The Irish Are loud in insisting that he shall be heard and prospects for a serious Row Are hourly increasing. Canadian members Call on o Brien. Toronto May 19.�?last night just As of Brien was about to retire he was waited upon by six members f the Dominion parliament who expressed their deep sense of sorrow and shame at the occurrence of yesterday and of sympathy with of Brien. Of Brien received them courteously and then with a cheerful laugh said a i suffered a Little hut that is nothing when we take into account that it will injure lord Lansdowne Case still England tries to Taffy Rome. Kook May 19.�?a gentleman in the Confidence of lord Salisbury and the British minister of foreign affairs is negotiating with tile Vatican in a sem official capacity for the resumption of official relations Between tile Vatican and England. General Gene commander of the italian forces at Mars Wuh has dissuaded the government from carrying out its abyssinian expedition on the ground that the Cost and difficulty of the undertaking would outweigh ail probable gain. Under the thumb of agents. Kansas City May 19.�?senator Platt chairman of the Senate committee which was sent West to investigate the complaints of Indian traders arrived Livre yesterday from Arkansas City Kansas where the committee spent five Days in listening to Tho complaints of traders Many of whom have recently Bien deposed. They claim that Hie Indian department has revoked their License and they have been compel in to sell out their stocks at ruinous loss or pack it out of the territory the Hest Way they could. Tile senator in conversation Dwelton the unjust features of the pres eat system As brought to Light by the investigation and expressed the opinion that it should he entirely altered and that politics should not enter into the question. The committee will resume its session at Washington two weeks before Congress meets and the n take testimony on the subject from the officials of Lite Indian department. Senator Blackburn and the assistant commissioner of Indian affairs Upshaw Are in Lawrence Kansas. Dial Nav a programme perhaps new York May 19.�?a special from Augusta Maine to the world says while Blaine is in England be will visit Gladstone and put himself in cooperation with the great Leader of the Home Rule party. Undoubtedly he will he asked to speak at dinners. The More Radical his views the More attention ii is speeches will attract in the English press and the More potent certainly will be the Elf not on this Side of the water. From England the plumed Knight will make a pilgrimage to Ireland. Parnell will accompany him and together Hie two statesmen will receive ovations from the people and address Public meetings and create such an enthusiasm As no american citizen yet received in Ireland. Blaine will have secured the endorsement of Gladstone and a reseeded by this his trip through Ireland would he a grand triumphal tour. The rain reports from ail Over Texas Are satisfactory. Ben Perley Poore is w Lichi Tigon. The Mobile base Ball club could not keep up the Racket. Parnell expects to he in parliament today. Middling of Brien is a Good advertisement for the editor of United Ireland. The Pacific railway investigation committee is at work on Hooks and papers. Gov. Ross and staff inspect the Rusk Penitentiary. The Husk convicts Are abroad hut the horses they stole Are recovered. Boodler Sharpe is on trial or will be when the jury is empanelled. Key West Cigar makers Are out on a strike in Ellinger a factory. A the religious orders returning to Prussia will re open Hie convents. Hainault miners generally join in the Belgium strike. The i Ico foot Bridge Over the Avon River n. S., destroyed by Tiro. Thousands of Idle workmen throng Hie streets of Chicago. Hurmuz Oil Wells Promise to rival those of America and Russia. Abilene jails Al the gamblers in the City. Navasota strikes a flow of pure rain water in her Artesian Well. Bob Mowgli later the Sherman horse thief gets 25 years. A Canadian cheese exporter victimized a meddles a co. Band of $ 18,000 and abscond. The general Assembly of the Southern presbyterian Church is in session at St. Louis. Manning a new Western National will speculate in Silver Bullion certificates on a Gigantic scale. The new Orleans Volk fest held this week leads ail previous celebrations of the society. Arrangements Are made for applying the new ecclesiastical Law of Prussia to Hesse. Gov. Hill of new York bends colonel Fred Grants name to the Senate As quarantine commissioner. Bismarck asks Boulanger to conduct his mobilizing Experiment so As not to menace Germany. The auditor of Missouri will be impeached. The h a Slature Bas res Luied against him. Threatened strike of workmen in the Richmond and Danville work shops Columbia s. C. Hord Oglesby drunk and crazy at Mckinney runs amuck and stabs three Uno fending persons. Hon. A. Wilile of the Texas supreme Bench is recommended for the u. Supreme Bench by the governor and the bar of the state. A general conference of unionists will he held to discuss the action to be taken on some of the amendments to the crimes act. Judge Kelly of Peun Sylvania has re turned from the Southern tour that he has been making slime the adjournment of Congress. Personal. Lilly Gibson Scase. The Appeal of Lilly Gibson is now before the supreme court and her counsel major Walton has made an Able argument in favor of a reversal and oiled several grave errors in the conduct of the Case backed by Good authorities. He still lays great stress on the alleged false interpretation of Lilly a cry fire fire urging that they were not Given As a command to Cook but in bravado of the deceased. The court has now the Case under advisement. A monarchical plot against Mexico. By. Louis May 19.�?a special from Hie City of Mexico says details of a most formidable political plot Are in Possession of the government. Don Carlos claimant to the Spanish throne has Sig filled bus acceptance of an invitation to visit Mexico. He will arrive in this City in a few Days and will he feted and made a social lion of from Tho surface hut those in the movement Are already planning to give his presence a great political significance. They expect to rally around him the Church the remnant of the old Imperial Tao Tion and other elements opposed to a Liberal government. In answer to letters laying before Home a plan to get control of Mexico Aud asking the approval of the Popes commissioners they say that they wished things in Mexico More in their favor. But opposed any revolutionary measure. Their policy would be educating the Young to a Catholic stand nevertheless the plotters propose to go right along Aud stir up All the trouble they can and watch for an Opportunity for the balance of Power hoping to substitute for the present system a centralized Republic and after that they Are willing to be governed by Coroum Stancea. Don Carlos has no Hope in Spain but is looking or Aid in Austria and Cuba. The adoption of the re election amendment flus checked the plot As it was expected that the Gonzales Ami Romero Rubio factions would weaken the government in the hitter fight for presidency hut As Long As Diaz retained control they have but Little Chance i. Mcconnell Deputy sheriff of men Nard Llie is at the Southern. Or. Ii. I. Barnitz removed bus family to Boerne for the summer yesterday. F j. Of Grady. Boerne a postmaster is in tile Eity. Geo. W. Ames Ai d John Walmond Wool growers of Val verde county Are at the St. Leonard. I Captain j. I Moore travelling live Stock agent of the fort Worth and Denver railway is at the Southern. Thomas o. Murphy and a. Gage two prominent stockmen of fort Davis Are located at the Southern. It a. Houlton of Gonzales i Here on a business trip Aud is registered at the Southern. Mrs. Roil Van t and daughter flu Pauline Horwitz leave this evening for Europe where they expect to spend several months in pleasure and recreation. Or. Adolph Goldbeck goes to cd logo today and will embark in business there. His Many friends wish him Success in his new Enterprise. Or. J. D. Geddes of mar Byville was married in Del Rio on monday to miss Guzzo Jones a popular school teacher daughter of sheriff Jones. The Happy pair have Many friends in the City. Consul Ornelas talks. Or. P. Ornelas the mexican Consul in this City in a recent interview with a reporter of the two republics says a i have been Consul at ban Antonio for to years now. And the improved feeling which i have seen grow steadily in that time is wonderful. Never in the history of my to years service have i had occasion to complain of the officers of ban Antonio. When i first arrived there the shipment of goods to the Frontier for smuggling into Mexico was a regular business which was carried on in a shamelessly open manner. Now smuggling has been reduced to a Large extent by the improved Frontier service and smugglers Are hunted Down. Bun Antonio does us Large a Trade in fact i believe larger with this Republic since the government has taken More effective Steps to collect its dues than it did before. The railroads have been wonderful peacemakers and at the same time have been the Means of bringing mexican goods to the american markets to a Muon greater extent than is generally a Daisy idea. Tho train fired upon and several persons shot at. Wounded and beaten san Antonian wounded. Brier telegraphic information reached this City last night giving a Rumor that a train on the Missouri Pacific railway had been stopped Ami robbed by train robbers last evening. To Miles North of Austin. Later the Rumor was verified and the authorities at Austin immediately dispatched a special train to Hie scene of the robbery. Battlon Mclell with fifty mounted officers to go in Pursuit of Lite robbers. San Antonian shot. I la in morning a Telegram came to messes. Lamia business men of this Eity stating that or. Harry Lamia their Young brother who was on this train was shot and wounded. He came on to san Antonio arriving on this morning s train and was met at the depot by relatives and conveyed to the family residence on Digno Wity Hill where a physician attended him. A Light reporter called on or. Banda soon after lits return and secured his account of the occurrence. From his brother Morris lands who said a my brother left san Antonio last evening by the 4 15 train and All was Well a it ii he passed Austin then or. Caruthers of Austin Ami lie sat in the smoking compartment of the Pullman oar. Soon after or. Caruthers went to the front Ami my brother dozed off to sleep. This was about look Clook. He was awakened by Hie firing of several shots and angry voices and Roe Ami looked out of the window. No sooner lied he looked out than he was ordered to put in his head and at Hie same time a shot was fired. The Bullet struck bus a thumb passed to the knuckle joint of the the first Finger smashing it and made a deep and ugly Furrow and the wound bled profusely. Ait was commotion Iii the car and the passengers Lay Doton in ail ways to escape flying bullets. After being held up for nearly a half hour the train was allowed to proceed. At Taylor a surgeon was Waltine who dressed Bis wounds and attended to the others injuries. The train men made no resistance but not Backer the express messenger made a Gallant defense to preserve his charge ors. Lier Lowry and Shropshire amputated the first Finger of Harry Landau a baud tills morning and dressed his wound. He is doing Well hut there is danger of lock jaw. Harry is also powder burned on the neck. Whether this was done at the first shot or caused by a second shot he is unable to say. Or. B. Ii Spaulding railway postal clerk who was in the mail car of the robbed train has sent the following official account of the affair to his Superior officer thief clerk Parish of the railway mall service to Chlor clerk Parish k. M. 8. Denison had san Antonio mail route dear sir last night As Missauri Pacific train no. 502 stopped at Mclell a Small station to Miles North of Austin it was attacked by robbers and the express Money stolen. Several shots were fired three balls entering the mail car one passing within one foot of clerk Woods Nead. This Ball i have in my Possession now. It is a Winchester 44, we at once took the him and dropped to the floor where we Laid until ordered up to the door As the night was warm we had the door open. We did so and were ordered to throw up our hands and did so looking into the muzzles of a couple of very ugly looking revolvers. After the door of the express car was forced open and the Money taken we were ordered to hand Over our Cash and registers. I told them we had none As the Day line carried All registers and was informed by t Era that they did not care for them for they were not after Uncle Bam hut were a touching Jay they were very pleasant and sociable bul strictly business. When we were ordered to hand Over our registers there were five men standing in front of the car door. How Many More there were j cannot say. After this they bade us Good night and the train pulled out we had no gun in the car and to use for one for they a had the drop on us from the Start. They ordered clerk Woods to hand Over what chewing tobacco lie had and his hat As one of the men had lost Bis. He did so and that Sall they touched us for. None of them were in the oar. Late Ned s. R. Spaulding r. P. C. In conversation with a Light reporter or. Spaulding said several of the robbers were masked he believed though the Man who showed himself and did the ordering was tall dressed like a cow boy and unmasked. All were armed. Ile counted five of them. He could hardly remember their features though he saw several of them perfectly Plain. Pacific express messenger . Nothacker was in the express car and when ordered to turn Over the express Money handed Over Only a Small amount. He was then beaten badly with their six shooters they evidently believing he was concealing a Large amount of Money. Only $19 25 was sent from the Bau Antonio office of the express company who rarely transmit Large sums on the night train. Or. Lamia was asleep in a coach with his Arm out Hie window. The robbers believing he had a pistol in his hand ordered Bim to take his baud in. He did not hear them Aud they begat tiring shooting Bim in the hand. A brakeman was also wounded by a stray Bullet. There were 20 or 30 shots fired or. Paul Dong says he distinctly heard the order Given by the Leader a a done to touch any of the passengers and done to shoot any of our own gook. The coloured Porter who was about to go Forward to the engine and Flag the crossing was the first one to discover the men. Ile thought they were tramps. They ordered him to a get Back there you sub or we a shoot your tights out a and As he was not Quick enough they began firing at him and Ai the train. A the men were in a gum humor and while getting their Booty laughed and chatted. Or. Paul Dong thinks however that they were Green hands in the business. To ladies i we Greet you with an invitation to blk the Mammoth display of dry goods at Haas amp Oppenheimer 212 and 214 Commerce Street. Our immense stores Are now crowded with a Large Stock of Fine and Rich novelties. Surah Silks All colors 95c. Ponge Silks Only 30c. Summer Silks Only 50c. White Batiste embroidered dress pattern. $2. Attractive worsted dress pattern $8.50 fancy silk parasols Fine. $3. One Yard wide lace Floun cing. 85c. Black Guipre silk lace allover $2. Boys suits new and neat $3. Men s suits. Scotch goods. $9. New fancy ladies Hose. 75c. Sateen new Rich 12 1-2 to 30c. And Nobby from 25 Rolls Fany matting. 20c. 25 Rolls fancy matting. 35c. Seamless White matting 35c. Tapestry carpets full line Only 75c. Our dress making department is managed by an expert lady who cannot be equalled in fit or style. Be sure to pay our stores a visit whether you buy or not we will be glad to see you. Haas amp Oppenheimer 2 i 2 and 2 i 4 Commerce Street. L. Sourson prices sneak mites convince yourselves that brag is nut brag when it la built on fact. Then it is simply a proper presentation of Merit and is business and Enterprise. But after All the goods themselves Are the Touchstone. Bee. For instance the qualities and prices of our Mammoth Spring and Slimmer stalk of goods now being received and opened out for Jublle in inspection. These goods Are All of the latest and most approved styles and makes fresh from the importers and manufacturers and consist of every article to be found in a fir8t-cla8b mercantile establish ment. We can Only mention that we keep dress goods of All qualities All grades of ladies underwear All articles for misses and children it would be impossible to enumerate in a Small advertisement our immense variety of goods. However special attention is called to Ouk Fink link of silk fabrics by Lyons o roes our display of bilks will capture the heart of any lady. It is the most Complete in the City. To the very Blithe St Quality of Grain Nahina Richer or better. Then we have an unexcelled line of Wash Aud Light Woolen fabrics such As lawns gent Rhyms Baleen zulus. Crinkles cordon ettes. Nuns veiling drop do Aima. Cashmere Sud every other Brilliant and useful dress fabric to be found in Hie great marts of the country this Seaser. Then in the link of in millinery and fancy goods we Are prepared to offer great inducements. Our Stock of hats bonnets Flowers feathers trimmings Aud ail the paraphernalia that goes to make up a a love of a Bonnet or hat is Mort Complete than Ever. Our experienced artists trim and ornament in every style. We Albo have Home in the link of ladies shoes and slippers we arc As usual to the Lead. Our Stock is Complete and excellent. The same Way be said of misses and i him rent swear. In hosiery All goods from Cotton to Tho quest silk can be found in endless variety of styles shapes Aud colors As Well As prices. In Ouk link of new things in laces. Gloves handkerchiefs and fans As Wudl As other novelties in the trimming and embroidery line which the ladies should by All Means see. They Wilt find them the latest and freshest. The ladies can surely make variety. A selection from the Well selected variety. There ars ail styles and grades selected with a View to the Wauls of our cosmopolitan Trade. A Semi weekly shipment of menus and youths summer underwear neckwear hosiery and All gents fancy furnishing goods gives wot son command of the Market. By this novel method his shelves represent the latest designs in All such goods. And As styles change perpetually manufacturers Are always ready to make special terms with a Man who buys in Large quantities for Cash. This advantage or. Weifson offers bus customers. Ile offers it in everything and he keeps All styles and grades. You never know How cheap the latest anti Best of everything can be bought until you try Wolfsont a. Of you want to Surprise yourself give this House a Call. Done to judge our goods by the Price. It is the Way we buy that lets us sell so cheaply cheaper in Many cases than other dealers can get the goods for at wholesale. This also applies to the White elephant clothing Hoose our clothing store is now what have Long wished to make it ample and tasteful. Not of a sort to discredit the Stock. The Stock is better constant Progress Marks its improvement. The better things Are becoming to be better understood so people Tell us and so do the sales. This is not Only for the men youths and boys Are cared for with equal taste and Comfort. Furnishing goods boots Ami shoes hats and Caps Are also Kep Tiu this department. Marriage licenses. Adolph Michel to Martha Ewing. Lazaro Gonzales to Banta Cruz. Tim new York legislature Republican passes a Law making to hours a Legal Days work on All Borse car lines in cities of 100,000 inhabitants or Over. The democracy of new York Arete i juicing Over the repeal of the Law lot bidding the playing of musical Inspru i men to in places where Beer is sold Texas is rejoicing Over the Law Lituin i rating music from All Sailous. Texas is i democratic new York is Republican j Vav Bidi is the party of popular Liberty v a furniture and House furnishing goods this department is completely stocked with every article in the i furniture line from the cheapest to the costliest. In House furnishing goods every article used in a household can be found., our Stock and prices defy co rape cd lion. L. Sourson main Plaza and Acequia Street san Antonio Texas
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