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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - May 19, 1891, San Antonio, Texas Of few a 3an Antonio daily Light. Published to san Antonio. Bexar county. Texas. And Registe red amp at the Post office As second class mail matter. Volume Xii number 10 4 san Antonio. Texas tuesday. May 19. 1891. Price $5 a year Lockwood a National Bank. A in Antonio. Texas. J. 8. Lockwood president j j. Muir cashier. Safe Deposit line new York f. Texas steamship co a to Newyork direct steamers leave Galveston every 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 Vilice i Commerce St. W j. Young Gen so the a pass r agent. Seguin correspondence. Seguin tex., May 18, 1881. San Antonio daily Light. Mrs. J. Vav. Graves daughter of gov. Ireland died in Austin yesterday morning and her remains were brought Here for interment. Her death Oasis a gloom Over our Little City As she was much beloved by every one Here for her Many Noble qualities. She was a member of the methodist Church since her Early girlhood and was always a faithful worker for her cause. Her husband is a popular druggist Here and he and her Little son with her fathers family have the sympathy of the entire Community. Miss Celeste Wicks who has been spending some weeks Here left last night for Galveston. She made quite a number of friends Here who regret her sudden departure greatly. Stolen for Ransom. Corn to All out May 19.�?the body of the late p. Purcell member of parliament was stolen from the cemetery last night. It is supposed that the robbers expect a Ransom. Resents the persecution. London May 19.�?a startling Rumor is in circulation today that the Princess Elizabeth grand daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of the grand Duke Sergius of Russia has refused to accompany her husband to Moscow of which City he has been appointed governor owing to her indignation at the treatment of the jews. Grant trunk changes. Montreal May 19.�?it is reported Here that sir Henry Tyler president of the grand trunk railway will arrive in this City next week from Lon Don and that he will make a Thor Ough inspection of the company a lines during his visit and that some important changes Are expected. Cut tile Union. New Orleans May 19.�?thestrike of the employees of the Sash factories and planing Mills which has been going on since april i is ended and today All the Mills in the City Are worked by the old hands who have left the Union fatal roller fax pos Ion. New Orleans la., May 19.�?a boiler in e. J. D. Of Rourke a foun dry exploded monday while it was Iii being tested. The foundry Yard was wrecked and the boiler was carried too feet and went through a Brick Wall. De of Rourke one of the proprietors and Frank Helm an employee were fatally Hurt for Behring sea. Washington d. C., May 19.�?the Revenue Marine office has received a dispatch from capt. Coulson commander of the Revenue Cutter Rush now at ban Francisco in which he says the vessel is now ready for orders to sail on her cruise in Behring Bea at any time. New Orleans sweetness. Washington May 19.�?collector of internal Revenue Wimberly has secured permission from the commissioner of internal Revenue to employ an additional Deputy collector in the new Orleans office for the purpose of facilitating the work in connection with the sugar bounties. Cost of a leg Cairo 111., May 19.�?the jury in the Case of mrs. Of Ley of this pity against the Illinois Central Railroad company for breaking the leg of her 12-year-old daughter returned ver dict in favor of the plaintiff award ing her $1800, $200 less than was claimed. Heavy judgment. New York May 19.�?the Anglo foreign banking company of Lon Don filed a judgment in the county clerks office today for in for $103,367 against Sawyer Wallace amp co., Grain merchants due on a Bill of Exchange late Telegraph. Associated press dispatches and state specials. Late telegrams boiled Down from private special and other sources. Up Toth time of Goi Qto press fresh from the wires. San Francisco Southern Pacific railways Gross earnings this year Are s �.000,000 Over the previous year. Jacksonville Mohawk building very Large is burned. The floors contained several Large firms lost office secret orders Lodge rooms j. 8. Court and Law and real estate offices private apartments Aud u. B. Marshal office. All Law libraries re alias u. S. Court records mercantile stocks etc., destroyed. Loss $102,000, insurance $35,000. New York following the dramatic development in the mysterious death Case of Robert Ray Hamilton comes the announcement that his alleged widow Eva will become an actress. Lincoln neb a in the Sheedy murder trial or. Wiver surprised everybody by producing Skull of the victim showing fractures by Cane strokes and then testifying that morphine not the blows killed him this helps the accused negro and damages mrs. Sheedy. New York John Young Browne a nomination As governor of Kentucky is said to be due to his Lovely daughter who managed the old Man Aud managed the Campaign. San Diego Taft is growing weaker. New York a martial Law proclaimed in port a Prince caused by agitation by supporters of the deposed president Gen. Legitime. New York four mechanics of Newark who went fishing saturday have probably been drowned. The body of one has been found. Four wives and a score of children Are in mourning. New York Kelly says the Parnell envoys were successful in Canada. Belgrade after a conference of ministers and regents this morning ii was decided to expel Queen Natalie rom Servia Aud police were Given orders to do so. Gendarmes then attacked the Queens Palace broke through the sword of citizens and even enter lug the Queens bed chamber roughly ordered her to get out of bed Aud leave Servia. She yielded dressed and was taken by private Carriage to special train and sent off to the hungarian Frontier. The Queens popularity in Servia is unbounded. Important political events May follow her expulsion and the ministry May in asked to resign. Birmingham a guard at Pratt a mine prison shot a White convict who was trying to Burn prison and escape. Birmingham at Vincent Shelby co., d. Hand prominent merchant died in convulsion alter a drink of whisky. New Orleans a two spans of Bridge of the l. Amp n., 30 Miles from Here at rigoletto have washed away and All trains abandoned except United express which transfers. Selecting a minister. A business Many a novel method of filling his pulpit. A i am chairman of a committee to select a pastor for our Church a said a Western gentleman at the fifth ave nue hotel the other Day a Maud i have come to new York to find out what pm about three or four ministers done to know much about theology but i do claim to be a judge of men and i know what kind of a Oahu will suit our congregation. I am a business Man and i went at it in a business was. Ii a How a he was asked. A i wrote to r. G. Dun amp co., Aud got the Many a standing just As would if i had been wanting to find out the standing of some firm with which i proposed to do business. The Arm answered my letter Aud i now practically know whether i want the Man or the chairman of the committee then showed the times Man the letter from one of r. G. Dun amp agents it gave the Clergyman Sage his Gen and the color of his bar eral build Aud and eyes. It is said that he had pre sided Over his present Parish for three and a half years and was liked by the congregation. It gave the amount Oil his salary an the average length of his sermons. His family was briefly described. One sentence in it said a the is deaf in one ear but not enough to make it disagreeable to talk with he was said to be rated As a Good Man but not Partio ulary eloquent. It closed a the is about a $2500 or a $3000 a now a said the committeeman. A i claim that this information is a Good Deal More reliable and valuable in determining whether he is a Man who will suit our people than i could have got if i had heard him preach questioned his deacons and brother clergymen or attended his prayer meetings. In a going to have a talk with him and find out just How deaf he is and if he Isnit too bad i think he a about the Man we Hail at san Angelo was so heavy that it Cut into the tin roofs. Forty jews fell victims to the Corfu Greece riots. Work on the Austin dam goes on rapidly. Cotton Belt Road is turned Over to the St. Louis and southwestern. Ignatius Donnelly and Powderly Are in Cincinnati. The Charleston has left Acapulco with to Days Coal on Board. Fort Worth is in the midst of a three Days Manifest in tor prise company a works burned at Joliet Iii. A Lloyd barns cashier National Bank Mobile suicides. Wharton has it smallpox the genuine article. A a frenchy is convicted at new York for the murder of Carrie Brown. The Wing electric Light company of Chicago goes under. The Itata has gone South and the Charleston has not overhauled her. Houston is hot Over the recent map published in Galveston news wiping out Bayou City railway connections. Houston commercial club Resolute against the Galveston news map. The Silver men Are at Cincinnati in Force asking the restoration of the monetary Standard of Silver. President commutes death Senten cob of Navassa rioters to imprisonment for life. Russia has purchased the Chat tel Lent arms output All its work goes to Russia. Nellie wife of Nat b. Goodwin receives $25 per week Alimony pending result of divorce suit. The Wright Deal cation at Paris is worse than at first feared and his friends Are losing Faith Iii him. The Czar Witch is to marry the fourth daughter of Nicholas of Montenegro. The May anniversaries of the Baptist churches in America open in Cincinnati. Pfester is severely condemned in the Cincinnati lobbies for his opposition to the third party movement. No third party nominations will be made at Cincinnati but the Way will be opened for them. The wind was so Strong at of. Ver nor that three houses were demolished fruit Cotton and Corn Are seriously injured by Hail in several sections of the state. The Farmers Alliance of Kansas get the Hall for a secret meeting pass the word and exclude All others. Pity dads regulate electric wires and create some new offices. Work ordered on weeds and sidewalks and sundry petitions passed unon. Us favourable every organization expected to take part in the Cincinnati deliberation is Well represented. Minnesota will have a Breeze in the Cincinnati conference Over representatives Donnelly and miss Mcdonald. Col. Rice donates $200,000 for Library Aud polytechnic school at Houston. North Texas visited by a fearful Nail storm sunday night and immense damage was done to crops. There Are already 1300 delegates in Cincinnati for the National Union conference. Two thirds of the states Are represented. U. S. Judge at St. Louis decides that a Trust company has no recourse if one of its members violates contract and goes into business. There is a Lively scrimmage at Cincinnati Over basis of representation and it agreed that each organization shall have two representatives. General Metel president of Argentine Republic in 1862, will be reelected and promises Prosperity for the country in two years. Chicago Stock Market. Specially reported for the Light Union Stock Yards Chicago i May 16,1891. F the first half of the week receipts of Texas cattle were very heavy at Chicago Kansas City and St. Louis and a decline of so to 40c took place in three Days. Since then receipts have been moderate and the Market is now steady at the decline. On wednesday of this week Over 40 loads of fed Texas steers sold Here at 4.55 to 5.25, and on the same 25 loads of fed Texas steers usually called Good ones sold at 4.15 to 4.50. The Range in prices is very wide now on feed steers and anything Over 4.75 must show up like native steers. The bulk of the Good grass steers sold at 8.40 today thin Light common steers under 3 cts cows 2 to 3 cts Texas veal calves scarce and Selling at 4 to 5 cts grass bulls 2 to 2.50 Tod 2.75 to 8 cts., according to fat. Sheep to to 16 cents lower than last week Texas sheep Are now coming liberally. # a leghorn at prices never heard of before commencing monday at a a a a a of Mokes millinery parlor. 516 3t. The regular meeting was called to order yesterday by the mayor protein Aud Alderman Muth from the sixth Ward was sworn in. An ordinance of 45 sections regulating electric wires was adopted. The following petitions were presented citizens asking for the water Mains to be extended on Olive Street from Mason to Van Ness. Granted. Citizens asking that a Public pump be placed at the Corner of Alazan and Tampico streets. Referred. The Alamo electric Street railway asking to be allowed to surrender its franchise Over route no. 2, beginning on Crockett Street and Alamo Plaza running thence along Crockett to monumental Street thence up the last to East Commerce Street afterwards changed from East Commerce to paso Hondo Stre Taud East to the City limits. Referred. G. Clifford for permission to erect a Brick building with galvanized Iron front on the East Side of Acequia Street Between Houston and Commerce streets. Referred. Eleanor Clifford for correction and reduction of assessments. Referred. Tolbert Jonsen for correction of assessments As to exempt personal property. Referred. Alexander Uhl sr., asking that $18 70, Pound fees paid by him be refunded. Referred. H. E. Barnard Aud others for a Bridge on Brackenridge Avenue at the crossing of Alamo ditch the Peti won alleging that the present Bridge is unsafe. Referred. Citizens asking that the Galveston Houston Aud san Antonio Railroad switch on Walnut Street be removed. Referred. J. E. Muegge for his and his wife a personal property to remain at assessors valuation against the decision of the Board of equalization. Referred. Nathan Ballinger for $200 damage by reason of not being allowed in put up an ornamental ice Cream Ste of on Milam Square after having received permission to do so. Referred. Thomas h. Gray for permission to Lay a sewer pipe Troni the Texas steam laundry Oil Osoyo Street to the River. Granted. The Council having under consideration a motion to condemn part of Charles Shook a property on Augusta Street for the Pur pose of widening the Street to fifty feet or. Shook presented a strongly endorsed petition to have the Street widened to forty feet instead of fifty. Under condition that this petition should be granted and work begun immediately the petition promises Over or. Shook s signature that he will donate the necessary strip of his property. The widening will extern from Romana to Girard. A motion to Grant or. Shook a potion and to accept his conditions parsed after some discussion unanimously. A petition of the Sunset Wood company asking to be allowed to place a barbed wire Over its Fence was granted on condition that the wire be five feet or More from the ground. Second and third Reading. August Santleben asking for my tor payment of balance due Geo. W. Lewis a transferred to him for building the coloured school Over across san Pedro Creek stated that he would give a Bond to secure the pity. There is a balance of $1,987 withheld on account of garnishment Iii the sum of $595. Granted. City auditor Cohen for two assistants for two months. Granted. City electrical for two assistants at $60 a month each Aud one experienced lineman at $75 for year and for an appropriation of $2,340 for that purpose. Granted. Joseph Lusch in sky a petition for fifty dollars damages for injuries received in the gravel pit coming up on second Reading was granted on the recommendation of the City physician. Coloured citizens asking for the exclusive use of san Pedro Park for Celebration of emancipation Day. Granted. The petition of the natural Gas company for right of Way for pipes came up on second Reading Aud was passed without a dissenting vote. Or. Heidenheimer proposing to put up Street signs and number houses. The committee reported that the mayor was already in correspondence with a contractor on the subject of Street Labelling and that House numbering would he left to House owners with the assistance of the City Engineer and that the committee was unfavourable. Victor Siebenhor and William Berndt permission to open markets. Granted. Charles Seaman correction and reduction and to have part of property assessed to purchaser. Granted. Eppstein and Wolff reduction of assessment. Granted. Gustave Wold correction and reduction of assessment report. The ordinance extending the Pound limits passed on third Reading. Petition for a Bridge arose san Juan Creek on Castro Street was granted. An ordinance making it necessary to clean up All City property of weeds was passed. An ordinance requiring sidewalks to be put Down by property owners on third Street from Taylor to Bowie passed. To fill up and gravel Laurel Street Between san Pedro Creek and Flores Street. Passed. That water Mains be Laid on the first Street East of Pine from South Heights not yet named. Passed. Sidewalks on St. Mary a Street from West Commerce to the Bridge. Passed. A Resolution calling for offers of Sites not less than 220 by 250 feet for the new school building in the eighth Ward was reported favourably. Propositions to be received for a period of 30 Days. Reports of the various City officers were acted upon favourably. Probate court. A esterday afternoon the regular term of the probate court began. The following orders were taken estate of Chas. Bender minor guardian ordered to file exhibit and new Bond. Estate of j. Lasker Carrie t. Lasker appointed executrix without Bond. A e m state of John Bergstrom order of Sale granted. Estate and person of Isabella Dale James and Lizzie d. Hutchison appointed guardians on verdict of unsound mind. Estate of Henry fest mrs. Theresa fest appointed executrix without Bond. Estate of John Bergstrom minor annual account of guardian approved and filed and order of Sale granted. Estate of la. W. Bristol will digit cd to probate. Estate of g. A. Reimann Sophie t. Reiman appointed executrix without Bond. Estate of Grace Gardner final report of temporary administer matrix approved. Estate of Maudie and Claudie Peters j. F. Woodhull appointed guardian. Estate of Mary m. Terrell a. In Terrel appointed administrator. No Loit was held this morning but there will be routine business this after noon. The mexican band. It ban Antonias came out in much greater Force to hear the eighth regiment hand of Mexico at the grand opera House last night than on sunday night. Those who could not get in the opera House and there were nearly one thousand of these of All conditions social and financial and of colors too waited outside in Toyoso and Crockett streets and on Alamo Plaza and drank in every note of the delicious music at a Cost of nothing except an occasional Mosquito bite which they could not feel so a rapt were they. Inside the guests who numbered far less than those outside received the Worth of their admission fee by looking at a very homely set of real artists whose execution was really wonderful. Those musicians Are far Superior to the previous mexican bands san Antonio has heard and Are a very close second to the famous Gilmore. Their programme last night was stronger than sunday night with More classical music if not As sympathetic. The audience was extremely appreciative and asked for extras. They received several among the number being a a Dixie and the mexican National hymn. County court. The county commissioners spent Nearl y ail the morning in passing up county collector Cassianos quarterly report this they found Correct As usual and approved. Officers of election in county school districts were appointed. The commissioners then visited the jail inspected one of the old Walls which was condemned and a new one was ordered to be built. Marriage licenses. Win. Hefti p ii a nit Mollie Beng. Trinidad Martinez and Teresa poise. Louis Bizy and e. L. Payen. John Thomas and Martha Bruce coloured. Lucas Tarin and Guadalupe Casanova. Not at Par. St. Thomas out., May 19.�? the local Banks have been in the habit of receiving american Silver at Par which they were accustomed to ship Back to the other Side. Owing to the american Banks refusing to longer accept the Silver currency of their own country at Par As is alleged the Banks Here have been compelled to refuse to accept the american Silver from their customers. A judicial movement. Atchison kan., May 19.�?it is gossip in political circles Here that judge c. G. Foster of the United states District court who expects to leave for Europe tomorrow for his health will resign on the eve of his departure from new York. In the event of judge Fosters resignation it is also gossip that senator plumb will endorse chief Justice Albert h. Horton of the state supreme court for the position. Senator plumbs endorsement is regarded As equivalent to an appointment. A the Headquarters tor the ladies is at the big Art gallery at 287 Commerce Street Kampmann building. A my

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