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San Antonio Daily Light (Newspaper) - October 29, 1891, San Antonio, Texas A a Ipi "if1 Iii up it11 Pill in iw111"�?1" it the of flail tight. Thursday october �9,1891. World s fair notes. John Thorpe the floriculture chief nays that the exposition will Advance floriculture in this country fully Twenty five years. More than one Aud one half million pounds of steel and Iron will enter into the construction of the mines and Minin building. The Royal agricultural and commercial society of British Guiana has decided to hold a local exhibition of its resources preliminary to the display it intends making at Chicago. Teiml Talon battleship a Illinois a at the naval pier in toe exposition grounds is now rising from the water. Work is progressing satisfactorily on the Hull. The deck will measure Over All 348 by 99 1-4 feel. This Structure is to Cost it 0,000 Aud is me most original illustration of architecture Ever worked out. A company has been formed embracing several very wealthy men to inaugurate Aud operate in in Imago a permanent circus after the style of the hippodrome in Paris. A building with seating capacity of 5t�xh Ali having a Garden on the loot will be erected and the attraction will be in operation to entertain worlds fair crowds. Charles w. Rolfe of the Illinois University at Champaign has been elected to take charge of the Relief map of Illinois which is to be a part of me state exhibit. He will be assisted by a corps of ten Engineer who will go in toe Field soon toe map is to be made on a sealant one Inch to three Miles. It will be six by ten Leet and Cost $15,000. One of the largest bicycle factories in America has written to Impf Smith of the transportation department that it Wilt exhibit at tile fair a bicycles Aud tricycles of every style of toe Trade showing the Rise and Progress of the Art of making wheels from the first Bone Shaker built in this country up to toe highly finished safety of me present Day. Chief Ives of the Art department now in Europe writes most encouragingly concerning the prospects of toe Art exhibit of the exposition. He Nas com erred with artists Aud Art societies in Many of me principal cities of Europe Aud has found them greatly interested in the exposition und anxious to Send pain Lings and Omer Art production tor exhibition. He reports hts Success much greater Luau be anticipated. A Stock company with a capital of $19u,u00 has been formed to place a paper exhibit at the columbian exposition. Every american paper maker or american manufacturer of paper making machinery will be allowed to take Stock. The entire capital has already been secured but the pledges will not be called for unlit me outsiders have been give a Chance in order to do away with Auy idea of a Vioney making scheme. A committee of five Aas Bren appointed by president m. A Fitch to take the matter in hand Aud to Send a representative to the meeting o the Boston paper Trade club on the third wednesday in november. Allut the restaurants in tile mines and mini Gaud electricity buildings will be in me galleries. This was determined in order to leave the ground floor free As far As May be tor intending exam biters. It is thought also that restaurants on the second floors of me buildings would prove an attractive feature. It was also decided Luau the restaurants in the electricity building be located in the two Bays at the North end of the Hall. In each Bay there is to be one Large dining room us rounded by several smaller rooms Twenty three feet Square. The Balcony connecting the two is to be fitted up for serving Temperance drinks Aud ices. In the great Mauu tact res building about 40,000 Square f have been set apart for restau to its. The president of Uruguay has Deal plated the association Rural of that country As the National com Mission to have charge of Usu Uay a exhibits at Chicago in 1893. Val morgue amp co., of Paris who made the largest horticultural exhibit at the Paris exposition have had a representative in Chicago conferring with chief Samuels and perfecting arrangements for making a similar exhibit at the worlds fair. A $10,000 Model of a stamp Mill for reducing Copper now the property of the state museum of Michigan will be shown at tile fair i Nis Model was made and presented by the Calumet Aud Hecla Copper company. There have been distributed 10,000 of the lithographs of machinery Hall of which new York City Aud Blate have received the largest number. Over 1,000 requests Are now on file from leading manufacturers Mer chants and importers of new York City and Eastern stated. Tile Atlantic transport company operating the line of steamers be tween Loudon Aud new York has agreed to carry exhibits from Lou Don to either new York Philadelphia or Baltimore free of charge except the actual expenses of loading and unloading. This generous proposition makes it possible for european exhibitors to have their displays brought to the american Seaboard p practical in free of charge. The Minnesota worlds fair com Mislou is determined to increase in some Way the $50,900 which the legislature appropriated for exposition purposes As it Balei Vee a much larger sum is necessary it the state is of be creditable represented. It has issued an address to the counties urging each to raise its proportion of $100,000, Aud has pledged its members to go before the next legislature and Endeavor to secure the passage of a Bill refunding the amounts thus raised. J. Allen Hornsby Secretary of the department of electricity who was sent to Frankfort on the Mam to study the electrical exposition there has made a report which shows that out of compliment to the columbian exposition the Frankfort exposition was kept open a fortnight longer than was originally intended in order to give or. Hornsby a Chance for thorough investigation. Secretary Hornsby writes that there is electrical apparatus on exhibition at Frankfort which when put in operation will cause the eyes of american electricians to open in wonderment. The Depar ment of publicity of Tho exposition soot out during september 253,566 separate pieces of printed matter concerning tile fair an average of 9, 762 pieces for each of the Twenty six working Days of the Mouth. Of this matter 1l9.567 pieces were in English 3,549 in German 3 582 in Spanish 3,559 in French ,-049 in portuguese 5,144 in swedish danish. 214 in italian too in dutch and 24,257 printed pictures of buildings and ground plans of Jackson Park and 2,678 lithographs of machinery Hall. There were also sent out 888 Veleor types for use in various publications in different parts or the world at the Eisteddfod which Welsh societies will hold at the exposition the finest choruses of Wales will be present and prizes amounting to $30,-ooo have been offered in connection with the contest. For the finest Welsh chorus a prize of $5,000 is to be Given. Another of $4,000 is offered arid so on in smaller amounts until the limit of $30,090 shall have been reached. The famous Dowlais harmonic society 250 voices Stroug will b9 among the contestants. It has won Many prizes in Europe. Its trip to the exposition will Cost about $25,000 which sum it Hopes to regain by giving by giving a series of concerts in the United states. The festival is to last five Days and be held in the music Hall of the exposition. One concert is to be Given free of charge to the general Public. You up town dealer in menus furnishings in new York City delivers his goods of a tricycle. In has two wheels in front with a Box Between them to hold the goods and the rider sits behind Over the third wheel. It acts As a Good advertisement. Women a waistbands Are More richly ornamented than usual in Paris. One of Blue silk had Birds with outstretched wings worked with diamonds. Others had from six to twelve rows of pearls with diamonds at regular intervals and divided by four or five buckles made of coloured stones closely set. This composition on Trees was written by a Loudon school boy a Trees Are very useful. There Are All sorts of Trees the Coke Ruut tree and Orange Apple and Plum Trees. Cok Ernut Are very Nice people. In the Pacific Aud foreign nations live on cok Ernut Aud Many Oiler fruits. Apple Trees and Orange Trees Are very Nice. There Are Trees that do not Bloom Oak Trees Aud Niay Corn Trees Aud Pine Apple Trees never Bloom. Home Trees Are very tall they staud from the height of to to 15 yes High and some Are taller than that. Trees Are very useful for the wild Rabits and hares Aud dears. There is no wild beats in England Only in foreign nations a at the siege of Htee Wick the 1581, Leaden Cannon bails were used each weighing about five pounds. These were hollowed out on one Side and a letter or other missive was placed in the cavity which was afterwards closed with a Lead capsule. To the other Side of tile Hall was attached a piece of tarred rope. When one of these balls was fired from a Cannon into the town As a messenger from the Camp of the allies the blazing Tope informed the inhabitants that the Ball contained letters and it was then opened. Similar projectiles were used to convey messages during tile siege of Turin in 1640. At a recent meeting of the Academy of science Paris m. Emile Blanchard read a paper on the existence of terrestrial connection Between Europe and America during the present Gen logical age of the Earth. M. Blanch Ard began by pointing out that a line from the North of Scotland through Orkney the Fame islands Iceland Greenland and Labrador by Way or Davis Straits passes from one islam to another across comparatively Shat Low seas. Another evidence of land connection exists in the prevalence of european species of animals aug plants to the Eastern part of America especially in Greenland where the Flora of the West coast is american Aud that of the East coast is european resides the Marble slab of the Plain of Queretaro which Marks the spot where the unfortunate Maxamilian was shot there remains to the mexicans Tut one other reminder of this cruelly treated Prince and that is his state coach now in the establishment of Monte de Piedad the famous pawnbroker. The Chariot is one mass of Gold and Sliver with Bas reliefs of cupids. The panels Are of Crimson velvet embroidered with Gold and just above tile doors is the mexican coat of Ai me and on the four Corners of the Root Are winged horses. The Interior is regal Aud one might notice the slight impressions in the Satin tunings made by the Lithe forms of Maximilian and his Beautiful Consort. Funny things seen. A More Tunny things Are seen by a newspaper Man than offer themselves to the observation of Twenty average individuals in other walks of life a said a Veteran in the Craft to a Washington reporter. A fresh arrivals in the journalistic Field at the capital do much to contribute to the merriment of their older Fellows. A while ago came a person who May As Well be called Snooks whose appointed task it was to keep a new York evening paper apprised of the legislative doings of the nation. Two jokers of his own profession Here conceived a Little off hand jest to play upon him not really imagining that he would take it seriously. Meeting him one Day it was a month before the close of the last Congress they said a Snooks dear boy we be got a big piece of news. It was our intention to keep it exclusively for our own papers but Well give it to you on condition that you do not communicate it to any one. Of course Snooks pricked up his ears gave the Promise required and expressed his anxiety for the facts. The feet is said one of his informants that a caucus was held last night by both parties in the House and Senate the result of which was an agreement by the entire National legislature that Congress should be adjourned on March 3. You done to Tell me so gasped Snooks a a a a Pon Honor a replied the other Man. A but the thing is exclusive and we count upon it that you will not sell it to Auy paper beside your a a a on no account a asserted Snook who presently started off for the Western Union Telegraph office. He sent the dispatch in sober Earnest but the really funny part of it was that the news editor in the Home office took the matter in Good Faith and printed it with display headlines. A nine years ago i my self was employed on the staff of the new York times. The very newest reporter was a rather Dudish youth who was pretty Well convinced that he knew it All beforehand. One night rather late there was a fire Down town on Franklin Street Aud the City editor sent him out to get a Story about it. A shoe factory was in flames. An Bour later he returned in a very cheerful Frame of mind seemingly. A a a what was the loss a asked the City editor. A a in a sure i done to know replied the youth i find a Well did you get the amount of Tho insurance a a i did no to think to ask a but who were the owners a a i was unable to learn said the reporter. They must be All at Home in bed Aud the Sigus were burned a for gawd a Sake Young Man what did you get howled the City a a a i Quot got these a responded the Novice complacently holding up two pairs of Pink Aud Blue baby shoes. A they floated out upon the sidewalk with the a the City editor did not say anything further aloud. He simply Tore his hair somewhat for a moment or two and then sent out another reporter to get the help advertise san Antonio by sending off ome of Tho lights Beautiful illustrated edition of German Day. Single copies ready for mailing to be had at the Light office at to cents per too copies $g.5<. 10-5 of special bargain 500 acres on Medina River Short distance from san Antonio improved All can be cultivated Tine soil never failing water apply to 8-6 of John t. Hambleton so co. \ Laurelle Oil. Prevents tendency to wrinkles or ageing of the skin. Prevents withering of the skin or drying up of the flesh. Natures wonder for preserving youth and Tresh Ess $1.00 Large bottles at druggists. I pecans wanted. Parties who ar1 dealing Iii pecans in car loads or less Quantity would do Well to offer them for Sale to to 13 in. T. Ii. Manderson. To All whom it May concerns greeting you Are hereby notified that i am the legally constituted Assignee of Paul Vav id Man and Meyer Astor lately doing business As partners under the style of said firm name of Widman so Astor at no. 325 East Houston Street san Antonio Texas and at Uvalde Texas who on the 10th Dav of october a. D. 1801, assigned to me ail their estate both real and personal for the Benefit of such of their creditors As May consent to accept said assignment receive their proportional share of the net proceeds of the assigned estate and discharge them from their respective claims. All creditors disposed to accept Tho same Are requested to make known their consent to me in writing within four months from the publication of this notice and no creditor not assenting shall take any Benefit under the assignment. My Post office address is no. 403 West Commerce Street san Antonio Texas. Leopold m. Michael Assignee. San Antonio Texas oct. 17,1891. 3w a Auld Kobin Gray.1 the origin of the Ballad As told by author to Walter Scott. Blackwood a Magazine. A song altogether of Fife origin and authorship Marks the commencement of the period of modern ballads. It will be acknowledged that a Sauk Globin Gray has few superiors either among its predecessors or successor though to Callic the a King of Scot Tosh ballads a As Chambers does is to raise it to a dangerous Eminence which it would not be prudent even for the most patriotic native of the a a kingdom to claim for it. For our present purpose it is More to the Point to observe its modern character Aud sentiment. This cannot be better shown than by an extract from the letter lady Anne Barnard wrote in 1823 to the a Waverley a who had referred in the a a pirates to a Jeannie Gray the Village heroine in lady Anne Lindsay a Beautiful Ballad a Robin Gray a lady Anne then an old lady writes a so called from its being the name of the Obi Herdsman of Balcarres was born soon after the close of the year 1771. My sister Margaret had married and a com panted her husband to London. Was melancholy and endeavoured amuse myself by attempting a few poetical trifles. There was an ancient scotch Melody of which i was passionately fond. Sophy Johnstone used to sing it to us at Balcarres i longed to hear old Sophy a air to its plaintive True some Butle history of virtuous distress in Humble life which might suit it. While attempting this in my closet i called to my Little sister now lady hard Wicks a i have been writing a Ballad my dear. I am oppressing my heroine with Many misfortunes. I have already sent her Jamie to sea and broken her fathers Arm Aud made her Mother fall sick and Given her Auld Robin Gray for a Lover but i wish to Load her with a fifth sorrow in the four lines poor thing help me to one i a steal the cow sister Anne a said the Little Elizabeth. The cow was immediately lifted by me and the song completed. At our fireside among our neighbors a Auld Robin Gray a was always called for. I was pleased with the approbation it met with. To which sir Walter Scott answered a i wish to heaven i could obtain an equally authentic copy of a hard Knute a and Theu of think old Fife might cock her Crest in Honor of her two location a of the so san Antonio lire alarm boxes. No. Location. 12 Cor s Flores and Gilbert. 13 c in 8 Flores and Arsenal. 14 june s Laredo and East. 15 j unc Laredo and s Pecos. 16 Cor s Flores and Arkansas. 17 Cor s finnesand Dacha Pelle. S3 p r la crossing 18 Union Stock Yards. 19 Cor s Salado and Vera Cruz. 21 i so g n it r Stock aids san Luis. 23 Cor Medina and Vav Commerce i so g nor 24 Cor Vav Commerce and Pecos. 25 Cor Pecos and Matamoras. 26 Central office military Plaza. 27 Cor Houston and s Flores. 28 Cor Houston and san Saba 29 Cor Leona so Morales City Hospital. 31 Cor Morlaes and n Salado. 32 Cor Leal and Comal. 554 Cor Hidalgo and East. 35 Cor Acequia and Rodriguez 36 june san Pedro ave Aud Camden 2nd Ward Hose 37 Cor san Pedro ave and Elmira. 38 Cor Warren and Jackson. 41 Cor san Pedro ave and Laurel. 42 june Laurel and Fredericksburg Road John fests store 43 Cor san Pedro ave and Locust san Pedro Springs and car stables. 45 Cor Poplar and main ave. 46 Cor main ave and Macon. 47 Cor Lexington ave and Augusta. 123 Cor Soledad and Salinas 24 Cor e. Houston and St. Mary a. 125 Cor e. Houston and ave a no. 2 engine House. 126 Cor Martin and Jefferson. 127 Cor ave d and eighth. 132 Cor ave la and ninth. 134 Lone Star brewery grand ave. 135 Cor grand ave and Austin Sunset Hose. 136 Cor Austin and Duval. 142 Cor Austin and Carson. 143 Cor military ave and Grayson. 145 Cor Austin ave and Grayson. 152 Cor military ave and Crosby. 153 Cor Olive and Burleson. 154 Cor Olive and Nolan. 213 Cor Burnet and Walnut. 214 Cor ave e and sixth. 215 Cor ave d and fifth. 216 Cor e Commerce and Alamo. 217 Cor Nacogdoches and Nolan. 231 Cor Crockett and Bowie. 234 Cor e Commerce and Walnut. 235 Cor water and North rein Annas Mill 241 Cor water and Goliad. 243 Cor Goliad and Santa Clara 251 june water and Alamo Mission Hose 258 Cor Camargo and labor. 261 Cor Presa and Pereida. 312 Cor Alamo and Villita. 314 Cor Quinta and Nile a. Sis Cor Market and Yturri no. I engine House 316 Cor Garden and Villita electric Light station 321 Cor Garden and Mili 394 Cor Mill and Adams. 325 Cor Beauregard and Mill. 412 c oiking William and Turner. Post office department. Week Days. Stamp window opens 8, a. In a a 44 closes 6, p. In. General delivery opens 8, a. In. 44 a a closes 6, p. In. Registry window opens 9, a. In. 44 44 closes 5, p. In. Money order window opens 9, a. In. 44 44 closes 4 30 p. In. General delivery and Carrier windows open on sunday from 8 30 to 10 30, a. In. S. M. Johnson postmaster. To an in Al Aida Milicko of the mexican liar Dudley la. Nok Kik of the new York liar Anda Siliceo Mil Kouri counsellors at Law. Miha Doh a i a Lam Al a no. 7 i City of Mexico. A Chance for builders. For Sale thirty four shares paid up Stock in the International building and loan association. 9-4-fct t. B. Johnson. The ranch Saloon Cor. Dolorosa and South fiores Street. A gentlemen a resort the finest of Domestic and imported liquors. Wiles Anil cigars. A cordial Welcome toll. I Crawford amp Brown proprietors. James t. Bradys Opp. Southern hotel office Bjar is Headquarters for stockmen and other gentlemen / who know where to get something Good in the Way of liquid refreshments. Drop in to Bradys once and you will be sure to Call again. 8-12-ti if you want a drink of the Fine old Woodland of 188? drop in at the Silver King Saloon Corner of Flores and West Commerce Street on the East Side of military Plaza. J5 Tuttle proprietor. Also the finest brands of imported and Domestic wines liquors and cigars. 910 Excelsior steam laundry no 38 Alamo Plaza opposite Monger hotel. Telephone 500. Collars Aud cafes a specially clothes called for Aud delivered free of charge work guaranteed Host Clas an anti wind Catcher compare this Tilting Tower and its a motor with an Ordinary Windmill and you will find that it presents a tithe of the wind surface to the grasp of the storm that storm that other does. For information descriptive circulars and prices address. San Antonio Tex. David Kirkwood 9 7 sanitary Engineer and plumber la 8. Alamo bt., Telephone 440. Modern sanitary plumbing a specially. N. . Kirkwood employees ended plumbers and consequently those Fain urn with All the requirements of modern plumbing for tills climate. This is a sufficient guarantee of first Elass Ork. 5-25-3m i. Herwick dealer in paints and oils Glass amp Wall paper. Agent for Geo. W. Pitkin amp cons Zinc paste. House training and painting a specially. No. 12 Alamo Street. E House and sign Painter shop on East Commerce Street opposite St. Josephus Catholic Church. None but the very Best material used and Good honest work at reasonable prices. Satisfaction warranted every time

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