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The San Antonio Li
Vol. I.-No. 12.
San Antonio, Texas, Monday, April 1 6, 1883.
Ten Cents a Week
I SHEETS, CORREVON & CASTLES,
We Have the
I Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas. I
TO CONSUMERS OF COAL OIL.
, STAR AND ASTRAL OILS 3 JSffiassz
Brilliant and Radiant Oils !
Aro tbe only info 110 flro toat brand. Tho ubrivo brands wo gunrnntco. Wo offer tlio
STELLAR MIAND of 110 tost yellow oil, to close stock, nt very low prices.
We also have the Common Low-Test CHESTER BRAND,
Which Wo Request Rids On iBM
Waters Pierce Oil Com'y, - - San Antonio, Texas.
TURNER OPERA HALL.
T. W. HOWARD,
For two performances only. Engagement
extraordinary of tho Colebratod South
urn Humorist and Character Actor,
Cliaractor sketchos, lightning changes nnd
motumorphosls. Over two hours of unaloyed,
dyspepsia-banishing laughter. Fopular prices,
Admission TS, CO and 3 cents. Matinee prices,
SO and 25 cents. Seats reserved at Hlechc'a
without extra charge 4-14-3t.
Houston Street, next to Dr. Herd's residence.
All tbe delicacies of the season.
ELEGANT TRIVATE DIXIXG ROOMS
011!N DAY AND NIGHT,
Imported wlocs, liquors and cigars always on
To lie Offerod Only Short Time by
Co lien & Koenlghelm.
12 dozen still hats at CO cents each, worth
$u.r,o to $3.00.
25 dozen flno wool hats at $1.00 caoh, worth
T dozen Mexican felt hats at $1.50 each, worth
100 moro of those gonulno Indigo blno'llannel
suits Just received by express, at $8.60, worth
SO dark citMlmcre suits at $8.50, worth $11.00.
50 dark casslmoro suits ut $11.00, worth $13X0.
CO dark cusslmcro suits at $3.60, worth $5.00.
CO dark cusslmcro suits at $1 00, worth $0 00.
CO boys' bluo flannel suits at $200, worth $350.
100 pairs boys' casslmoru knee pants at $1 00,
worth $1 CO.
150 pairs English coUouade pants at $125,
worth $2 00.
65 dozen all silk handkerchiefs at 60 conts,
This week wo offer special inducements to
city trade, and only ask an inspection of tho
above bargains to convlneo you that you can
buy clothing, or anything else in our lino, as
cheap of us as in auy eastern clty
apiHtf Cohen & Koenioiieim.
Just Received nt Joske's.
A largo assortment of gonts', boys' and
youths' ready made clothing. Call and seo
Cohen Si Koenlghelm keep tho ttiiest lino of
imported and domestic, goods. They huve tho
best cuttor and workmen In this city, and their
prices aro the lowest. A tit guaranteed or no
alo, and all they ask for is a trial, ltemembor
ilh place, 300 and 311 Main Plaza. ap2-tf.
Finest Stock of
in this City.
AT TUE POOH HOUSE.
A Light Commissioner Visits the riace
And Relates What he Saw.
A I.ioiit commissioner visited the poor
liouso yesterday. There wero onlv 30 Inmnti,.
night of these woro sick, 10 wero crazy and 12
were paupers. No prisoners wero incurcerated
there, as since tlio prisoners escaped by burn
ing a hole through tho door,, tho County Judge
has declined to roccivo moro prisoners until
tho place is secure.
Mr. Dclorosns, tho present Suporintondcut, Is
u good man and competent officer, doing his
duty in every respect. Tho sick inmates speak
highly of his kind treatment.
Tho 10-aeru Held has been well cultivated
and would have been tho best gardon in tho
neighborhood but for tho roeeut severe hail
storm, which destroyed everything in tho shapo
or vegetation. At that timo ovon many of the
windows woro brokon. Thoso have not yot
Mr. Dolorosa! took the Lioiit commissioner
round and showed him how easily and quickly
a prisoner could oscupu. At ono point n man
could kick out a board ovor tho nolo in tho
door, at another ho could easily romovo the
rock, and thus oscapo, whllo if lio had an axo
ho could mako his oscapo in rivo minutes.
Mr. Delcrnsas suys ns soon as tho County
Commissioners win appropriate him onougii
money lor lime ho intends to have tho wholo
placo whitewashed nnd thoroughly cleaned.
Ho also proposes to put up iron bars in the colls
to prevent tho cscapoof prisoners sont thoro to
The Correspondent to the Fort Worth Oa.
zette Makes Some Startling State
ments. Mr. Charles 8eabauuh tho, facllo correspon
dent iu San Antonio of tho Fort Worth Ga
zette, writo a on tlio Adirondack Murray
irouoics in mo iouowiug,tcrms ina recent num
ber of tho Fort Worth Gazette.
About four years ago, W. 11. H. Murrav.
known throughout tho length mid breadth Of
niiiin Auimiiusu Murray, mo famous
rituvirei,i.uuio iu oun ivnionio ana lo
cated on a qulot farm Just south of tho cltr
Ho brought with him .throo lino horsed, one
mare and two stallions Kitty Murray, Mur
ray's Morgan and Murray's Adirondack. Thov
wero the prettiest and finest horses ovor
brought to tho State, probably, and weruffrcat
ly admired at a fair held hero two years ago.
The horses woro finally sent back to their
owuore, and Murray picked up and moved to
Kendall county , wlicro, assisted with means
from Colonel IJ-dknup. President or the San
Antonio Street Car Company, ho established a
saw-mill, and got out cedar ties, and timbers
for general bulldltig purposes. Recently he
failed, and has skipped the countrv. Whllo in
Kendall, ho worked hard, cutting timbers and
running the saw with his own hands. Ho had
bis "amanuensis" with him a comoly young
blonde, whom ho brought out from Boston,
and who seemed always to euro for nono but
tho old man. Sho has boon living with him for
about six years, ami could this woman ho in
duced to divulgo tho socrots that have sprung
up between herself nnd Adlrondaok during
tho period, the world'would be astonished. Time
may unearth thorn, but for tho presont they
He doep in tho hearts or only Adlrondaok
and this young woman. Murray whllo here
becamo gononilly known and was well liked.
Ho wag a gifted speaker, had u wonderful com
mand of tho King's English and whenovcr ho
spoko whatever his subjoot was ho was al
ways greeted by a largo audlcnco. Having
grown to be an un bellovorin religion ho be
came tho more popular with our Germun citi
zen", who aro mainly lufldols, and hundreds who
would not move to hear any other speaker
could not bo restrained from going to hear tho
gruot IJoston bucksllder. Aud now ho lias
gone from us-gouo to erst bis fortunes for tho
remaining period of his noted llfo In the wild,
wide nnd Isolated far wost. Hut he lannot es
cape bolug discovered. No Amorieun is better
known, and thoro is nqno whoso bouriiig and
characteristics would sd easily tnuko lilm recog
nized. Tills somewhat dlffors from Mr, Murray's
statements to tho Now York correspondents
While the Information boforo tho I.Klitr leads
it to bollevo that much of Mr. Seauaugh'a
atatumont Is true, there are other portions of
it which, If not fictitious, aro surrounded with
a halu of mystery wliloh tho hlQUf does not
oaro to penetrate
Telegraphic Brevities of News From All
Parts of the World.
, Judge Heaoan, it is stated, is seriously ill
Fonr WoitTH has levied u tax of 15 cents on
tho $100 for improvement of tho city.
The Palestine Fir Department propose to
eclcbrato San Jaclm. Day In good stylo.
Giianville Haldwin, n negro, was arrested
on Saturday in Houston for a rape committed
In Grimes county two years ago.
Hoiikhtson, n canvasser, outraged a young
married woman nt Uurnot. Ho wus arrested
ami subsequently escaped. The officers aro
In THEcaioof Graco versus tho Sunset rail
road, In tho Uvaldo District court, tlio Jury
rurncd a verdict for tho plaintiff, damages
Fokt WoitTH lias hnd ono divorce for every
12 marriages during tho past year. Thirty ill.
yorco sulw aro now waiting attention on tho
District court docket.
Tun Fort Worth water works were opened
on Saturday in tho presonco of a large com
pany. Little Florrlo Smith, daughter of Mayor
Smith, turned on tho wator.
Er.ABOKATE preparations aro being made for
tho Galveston Mulrest, aud which is to ocllpso
nil previous displays. Tho committee have
reason to bellovo that 11 largo number or vlt
itois will attend from nil parts of tho State.
P. C. Walkku, City Collector, Is bolng Im
peached beforo tho Houston City Council, Bit
ting as n court. Tho prosecution shows that
Walker was short In his accounts thrco differ
ent times, nnd urges that this fact proves In
competency. The cotton strlkoat Galveston remains un
settled, nnd is now moro complicated than
over. The Cotton Council of Now Orleans havo
ordered tho colored scrowmcn who went irom
that port to tulto tlio placo of tho whlto screw
men to return homo. No nttontlon has at
presont beon paid to tho order, but If it is not
obeyed those men will not hereafter be nblo to
obtain employment in Now Orleans.
jACKsnoilo has had two shooting cusch. On
Vilduy Joseph Ulackorly and .lames Wyrlck
quarrelled about some sheep, Wyrlck rushed
nt Ulackcrly, who shut him iu self defense.
Wyrlck dlod soon after. On Saturday Josoph
Winchester and bis nephew. John Green, Jr.,
mot. Thero was an old feud between them.
Winchester rushod at Green with a knife, when
Green drow a revolver and killed hltn.
A LAllOE flro occurred nt HI Pnmi nn Rntnr.
day, by which five adobo storo rooms and tholr
coiuonts wero destroyed. Tlio loss Is ns lol
lows: Dlsman Sc Co.. clothiers, loss annuo. In
surod for J8000; It. H. Korn & Co., Jewelers, loss
$JOOO. insured for $3000: 1.. Koplund & Co., loss
$10,000, insured for $5000; L. 11. Williams, drug
gist, loss $3000, insured for $2000; George H.
Peck, loss $10,000, insured for $5000: Joseph
Sweeney, owner of buildings, loss $13,000, lu-
ouruu ior Qiuw.
United States News.
Soahi.et fever is reported epidemic at Now
Senatou Havaud Is n guest nt tho Iroquois
The colored press meet lit St. Louts on tho
second Tuesday iu July.
. Daniei, F, ItEATTV has beon elected, for tho
fifth time, Mayor of tlio city of Now York.
William Sauls killed Jcsso Campbell near
Docatur, Alabama, for slandering Mrs. Sakcs.
Messiis. Dellinciiiam & Wdiipkl, cotton
and produco brokers of Now Orleans, havo
A neoiio who outraged tho daughtorof John
Freoman at Windsor, North Carolina, has beon
A giieat flro was raging on Saturday at Crls
tleld, Maryland, and tho greater part of tbe city
E. O. WEinitSIANN k C.CI.. wnnlen rlnntAK nf
Now York, havo failed. Liabilities $325,610, ac
tual assests $177,121).
THE moulders nt tho Manhattan hnrriwirn
company, Heading, Pa., aro on a strike for a 15
per cent, increase ot wages.
J. G. Mills, Journalist, son of Hon. Andrew
Mills, of Orange county. Now York, dlod in
Washington on Saturday.
Moue deficiencies . ;vo beon discovered in
tbe accounts of Do. '. 'vorse, ox-Mayor ot Long
Island City. Jllo orto Is now in Jail.
The works of C. A, messing ainnufacturcr
ot plumbers' supplies in Philadelphia, ha9 been
burned out. The estimated loss Is $250,000.
Tho trial of George Schiller, for setting fire
to tho Nowhall house. Milwaukco, was con
tinued to-day, but nothing material has devel
oped. Ma you IfAimisoN, of Chicago, has ordered
all houses of ovil repute, Italian restaurants
and disreputable saloons iu tbe city limits to
GEOiirjE H. Smith, Financial Secretary of the
Superier Lodge of Odd Follows, was arrested
at Central Falls, Ithodo Island, for embezzling
The Ulack Hills and riorre railroad from
Lord City, Dakota, is blockaded by snow, tho
telegraph linos aro down, aud the stage lines
The body of Gottlieb Schlecht.a wealthy
Gorman, 1ms beon found In tho Chicago river.
Ho was Insune when ho disappeared, and has
beon missing two months.
THE Connecticut river mi fiuhinlnv lm.l rl.r.,,
11 feet 3 filches ahovo tho low wutor murk at
Springfield, Mass., and wns still rising at tbe
mtu ui u uau men per nour wnen report loft.
James E. Uouinson was hanged on Satur
day for tho murder of Adair. Ho claimed thn
act was ono of Justifiable homicide. Ills ac
complice, Matt Sims Is, to hang on the 10th of
COMMODOIIE .7. II. IlniWrnv. Prnalilnnt nf
Pacific Mall Steam cmmianv. nntnrhilnn1 (:..,..
oral Diaz at Deluionlco'a in Now.York on Fri-
uuy. j uisnnguisueu party or Amorlcuns
ltlohard Gross. Itnn irtor nt tnvnln Phlln.lnl.
phia, arrived In Jorsey City from Europe on
Saturday. Ho went tl tllll tnli.irnmh nlHpn tr
udvlse his frleuda of his sro arrival, and fell
ueuu irom neau uiseaso on tno way.
Teleorams from Ilismarck, Dakota, report
that 300 loot of tho Northern Fucltlo
track on tho west sldo or thu river are washed
out. Tho low lauds aro considerably under
water, and tho rivor is rising rapidly.
The Princoss Louise and party arrived at
Newport, Ithodo Island, on Saturday much
inuguuu oy sea journey, mo royal puny lort
for Huston at II, arriving thero at 6:15, whore
thov met thu Mnrnulsnf Lorno. Tim mii-tv nr.
nt tin. I Into! llnmiulnl ' '
rv.r ....... it nr T,..... I (.. .1 , , I
appointing Mr. Georgo Olds, General Fr. Ight
Agent ot the Gould system, to bo FrolHli
Tralllo Manager of tho Mlsmuri Pacltlo and
waoaiii rnuro'is,anu A. .M. Kniglit asGonoral
Agent of tbe Wabash system ruuto.
The President mid party loft Sagford, Fla.,
on Krlduy, por steamer, und ho sat meditating
in tho moonlltrlitfor some time. On nrrlvnl .
Tocol tho party proceeded to St, Augustine,
whero they worg reoolvod by (lonoral j)ont,
Ooneral Grant's brother-in-law. Tho President
Intends fishing for channel bass.
The London ngont of tho Department of
Agriculture at Washington, reports tho
probable decrease in tlio area of wheat, in
Great llrltan, 15 nor cent, nnd 10 percent. In
trance, nnd a reduction of tho area In lltisslu.
In Austria and Hungary n full breadth has
been sown. Tho condition of tho plant nt
thoircscnt timo Is unfavorable.
OrticiAWoftbo llrlcklayors' Union, Chi
eago, assert that only 40 men hnve thus far re
sponded from outside tho citv to tbocall of
tho contractors, und that of this number 30
havo beon induced to Join tho unity or strikers.
'1 hey further assort that 31 contracting firms
havo acceded to tho demands of tho Union and
placed men nt work, an! tho workmen nro tho
miwters of the situation.
The statement of the United States Treas
urer shows gold, slUcr and United Hlstes
notes in the Treasury to-dny, to bo rs follows :
(loH coin nnd bullion, $1M,8T8,",0; silver
dollars anil bullion, SlOH.OfiO.tir,-; fractional sll
viT ooln, J2U7,tl2,Hl! United States notes, $41,
234,4.1;. Total. J.KW, 107,133. Certificates outstanding-,
$4fl,(W2,l0; sliver. $71,100,101: cur
The Mcrlda railroad has opened mold great
The exports of sugar and tobacco from Mex
ico last year is estimated ut 0I.7U) pounds.
One ltUNiiiiEU and sixty thousand dollars'
worth of sliver has been shipped lromaco
The Mexican Central railroad has contracted
with tho Government, consolidating all con
cession mudo slnco September, 1881. Tho
first train from Washington is expected in
Mexico in the Bpring and tho occasion will be
made ono or great festivities.
Queen Victouia goes to Osborn on Tuesday,
and Is to bo guarded by private detectives.
The King or Sweden has recolvcd soveral pe
tltlons showing a want or conlldonco In li's
Oauev has Identified Tynan's portrait as that
of tho famous "No. 1," and the dotccttves nro
llltAOLAUail. the atheist member nf Purll,,.
nient, has been acquitted of publishing blas-
THE Potio has decided Mint nn Cilhnll,. nrln.t
who participates in tho Irish agitation shall
IllllllKttMAN. tlm lilrtmat nil 1. nt 1..,..M
Is dead, and his deatlilins cuusod u paulo on tho
KEiNE'B"Foxlinll"isntnlssnnd it is said ll
will not comnntn In tlm i liv i.n.i .i,i,
handicap at Newmarket, a ho betting on Lor-
Tiik Irundenblatt, of Vienna, an olllclal
paper, states that Italy bus the support of Ger
many and Austria to guard her national honor
and protect her national lliturust.
It is stated that Gallagher, now undor arrest
. oLuimiiu, ior iarticipation in tlio
dynamite, plot, will turn approver, and nomo
extraordinary revelations are cxK'Cted.
Fisy, President of tho Hungarian council,
taysltls truo thero exists between Austria,
Gcruiuuv nnd Italr nn hnrmnni- nf vlu ,A
attain n common object, but It cannot bo cor-
luutiy c-unuu uu uiiinuce.
Geiimanv, Austria and tho Italian Govern
ments nro about to consider tho unlawful uso
of explosives and plots for destruction of llfo
nnd proporty generally. I'aly hns Informed
Germany that henceforth no substance capa
blo of being easily exploded will bo conveyod
over nny railway In quantities weighing over
In the German lteiehstng tho Mlnlstor'of Fi
nance read tho Imperial message The Em
peror says it Is his duty to dovote tho satno so
licitudo for the condition of tho working
classes as displayed by tho Prussian King when
the Socialist la was promulgated. Ho ox
tiresocs it conviction that leg'sliitlon should not
bo restricted to police mid penal measures, but
should benefit tho working men. Abolition or
tho class tax was tho lliststcp towards bone
flttlng them. He desires tho passngo of the
Insurance bill, as its railuro would hopelessly
destroy any chance or passing tho sick poor bill
ut tho next session. Tho bilclgot for 1884-5
would bo now submitted to givo tho noxt ses
sion nu opportunity to coiisldor tho social con
dition of tho people.
"nridgqtDonogliuo"hasl3 engagements for
buggy rides, all made iu ouo night.
That C. F. Frommor "stackod up" Immensely
In his plug hat at tho springs tho other night.
Tho pupils of Mr. Krciittncr will givo an en
tortalumcnt about tho 15th of May,
Johnny Del Is one of tho most popular young
men around ut Mrs. Donaldson's dancing
Tho socloty column of tho Express is rather
stalo reading utter having uppeared in the
LtaiiT and Times.
UK'S SO UASItrUL.
A young lady nt tbe springs Thursday night
says Mose 11., or Goldfrank, Frank A: Co., is
awfully nice, but bo's so basbrtil.
WHO IS THE MASH?
Local 8an Antonio I.tmiT:
Who is Charllo F k's now mash 1
... , .. Mose.
Wo givo It up.
LOTS OP CHEEK.
Thoso young gentlemen M who borrowed
badges ut tlio springs last Thursday night to
slip in tho dancing pavilion, tho Lioht pro
1)0603 to publish Oielr Humes the next timo
tboy try that trick.
cnEurr not noon.
Ono of our leading County Commlsslonois
sent u Deputy faherlir to a saloon for two cigars
this mo ntug, but did not send tho money.
Tho proprietor sent word back that the Com
missioners credit was not worth u cent.
llOtJQUttT WITH ICE ON IT.
Tommy Military s tho recipient of a beaut!,
fui bouquet, pn tho top of which wus laid a
largo nloco pf ioe. To nmy U troubled about
it, und would llko for somo of his friends to
toll him what tho lco means.
Notes Upon Their Sunday School and lie
urrancemeiitof Mlsslonurv Wiirk.
Tbo Sunday school attached to tho Presby
terian church Is excellent In organization and '
ohitractcr. It consists of 25 touchers and 105
children, and comploto harmony exists be-'
r in "" ." ""i) "ct ins cuuurcn
will uicct at tho church ntOu. in. und partlcl-l
pato in a plcuio to a suburban resort. I
church met yesterday afternoon nnd decided
. uv.ww .i.um luuus iu missionary worg
iiiunng tho ioor Mexicans of tho city. Instead
or to tho heathen m other parts. This a new
departure, aud ono that commends (U elf to all
rotsonahlo people. It there wero no poor or
practical heathens in tho city it would bo right
and iiroper to attend to thoho In other puTts,
but thpllrst duty of cilUens should bo toat
rhe?rlwnl1eopl,irri,U,,a 8'"rUual WBuU ,
Doings ii ml Hnppenlngi About Town
imi ic iteporter saw aim
lias to Say.
.iiv ui-Kii iKui i" with usiiereii in, in n
will prove to bo a long, continuous nnd sovnro
summer. It seemed as though Vulcan ono'd
his inasMvo doors and shot down tho scorching
too, comes in for n share of glory, nnd could bo
sen wending bis melancholy thoughts toward
tho' 'Now Oiocn WtMid" or along tho "Silver
Hanks" of our winding streamlet.
Tho fair sox, biking advantage of the early
summer, aired their new bonnets, becomingly
a puro snowbird. lovely In tho inn'oeenco of
youth and beauty, wns soon strolling dowu our
AVENUES Or COMMENCE,
,!, nro ll,-,. ......... ..,.1 .1 I ... ... , .
. . mmi.kuu Mit.Mi9i.il us iu viewing tno
many now wares attractive to tholr womlrous
AT THE I'AHK.
On W.tn .!,,,. ,-.,..., , ,
tlamcs with tho small ones, and the babies nnd
iiuioim imursiiunieu, luruiigeo nuoutTravIs
park-somo to listen to tho Iwautimi strains of
Professor Hall's excellent band-others to air
their uow dresses. Many then wltuosscd tho
FASHION AND STYLE
of our San Antonio belles. Organdies, sateens,
sorts, ifandsotiie, 'uiodlum and Indifferent
"""" nuiu wiciniiJUU.
WHEN THE MUSIC CEASED
crowd or ladles, slowly wandlng their way
down Navarro street, tho toplo ot conversation
DHESS AND WHEIIE TO OET IT.
Tho merry group presently mcrgod Into
Commcrco street, whore, hesitating n niomeiit.
they camo to a conclusion and walked over to
tho most popular of
SAN ANTONIO'S MESOHT8,
0 magnlllcent ostabllshment of S. Mayer &
or thlsrepiiiod house, Its light and airy nn
iwurnnoe, combined with tho beautiful dis
plays and rich assortment or all kinds or
LA DIES Afl-AltEL AND NKCKSHAltlES,
gives tho tlrm their well-merlted standing and
LOVELVl ELEGANT I EXQUISITE I
"Just too pretty for anything," woro somo of
thn enthuslastlo remarks of tho patrons : whllo
another merry crowd woro arguing the moritg
or and qualities of some pretty novelty.
It Is notowortby that this house has
LEADEIIS IN ALL DEPAItTMENTS,
undovcrywock pioves that It pays to mark
corUiln jnos or goods at small murines, thoro
by onubllng the houso to dlsprsso of
THOUSANDS Of DOLLAIIS WOUT'l OI' OOODS.
8. Mayor & Son sell goods cheaply becuuso
ltpay8b doso,niid they havo had partlciilar
facilities In purchasing at extreme low prices.
I.vory thing In this popular houso boors a plain
mimbor representing tho price or tho artlolo
an0d'h0att'oVo?yTo,.i.rl,,1 Wh" you wlli
without regard to wealth or station.
Noxt week 8. Mayer & Son r:'l offer somo
DIIIVES IN ALL ROIll-M.
fnd.-,T"i mi Whr throuKl1 ur columns an
lrtmen -"-- """tng do-
Do not rail to seo it; it will bo well worth
I'EUUSAL. AND AN lNHlTrrifw
of their stock Is advised boforo mnktnir nny
a- ,Tn i, 1 1 1 n VV. .1 .'V. . '""B.U9 flayer
corner Commero'o aud Navarro streets. K '
In conversation with Dr. Uraunnavel h!c
morning the Light learned that although
incasics was sun general in the town, there
was a material Improvement in the malienitvol
the disease, and It wm writ ,,n.i.. 1
One fatal case occurred last week, bin this it
atlrtbuted to neglect. There, says Dr. Braun
nagel, is no danger in mcjiles, provided that
.. pauEui is piupcriy careu ior.
Scarcity or Our Former Visitors.
The farmers are. keeping shy of the c'dy.
The plaza this morning appeared to be en.
tirely destitute of the actual producers.
Wood and hay preponderated. The condi
tion of the land is in such good form for cul
tivation, and the season so providential that
it 1 like drawing their eye teeth to leave their
rural homes. Retail merchants environing
the plaza, who rely on the farmer's trade, are
grumbling and snarling at the dullness; but
business is coming, though it will be late.
Dr. Lounsbery has leased the olA r.ntmi
hotel for a term of years. He intends to reno
vate the building entirely, and to fnml.l.
it in good style from top to bottom. The name
is to be the "St. Leonard hotel," and will be
conducted on the European plan, a plan
..... .... iM.cn mny uYuuooKca oy our hotel
friends. Mr. Rivmnm Mnnln. .tm... n.
leans, is to have the entire charge of the dtn-
u mum. no win oc supported by cooks
and waiters from New Orleans, which goes
(or a criterion oI how the St. Leonard hotel
will be conducted.
An Intrusive Soldier.
On Saturday afternoon a drunken ,Ui.r
named Jamet Kinney went to the hnm. nf
colored girl who lives near the Sunset depot
and forced his way to her bed-room. The
girl was sick in bed at the time. She arose
and ordered him to leave, but hejefused to
do so. knnrkinn hr .In,.,.. i ,
b n iiu maaing im
moral overtures. She then seized a razor and
somewhat cut htm about the face. He was
...y. "miuvcu ami atresiea. The case came
bcrore the Recorder this morning, and was
transferred to justice Adam's court, where
Kinney was fined $a$ for aggravated assault.
Within six years an English married couple
have been blessed wlih triplets twice, doub
lets twice ohd singlets once. It the father
was to attempt to hurry .a fire Uy pouring coal
oil on the flames, no one ooulct blame him.
He may be too p w ta purchase a pistol