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The San Antonio Light.
Vol. 'l.-No. 38.
San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday, May 16, 1883.
Ten Cent's a Week.
Caution to Consumers of Coal Oil.
rjSj-Th'u company from this date will not handle Insurance Oil ami Puro
lino for the following reasons: Inmirarco Oil Tnuk Co., who claim to own
these Trade Mark brands, have not during several years past had any regular source of 01'
supplies, but have leceived IiiHuranco Oil and Puroliiio from sources where they
could buy cheapest without rcfruril to quality. IllRiiritliCO Oil is simply
any quality of Water White oil. Consumers have no guarantee of ils Fire
Test or purity. Pnrolllio is simpiy any quality of 74 Gasoline. As Caroline
varies great y in purity, consumers should only buy under the proper name of 71 0 Gas
oline, and then be sure the goods are guaranteed by responsible parties. The quality ol
Insurance Oil and Pnrolllio which has been furnished by Insurance Oil Tank
Co., has almost entirely stopped the demand, but we wish to warn intended purchasers we
will not ho responsible for these brands. Very Respectfully,
WATERS PIERCE OIL COMP'Y.
CALGASM LUMBER TIM
East Commerce Street, adjoining Sunset Railroad,
I". O. Mux 2S8, Telephone SOI.
KV.KV CONSTANT!. V ON HAND
" L Rough Lumber same price as Rough Texas Pine. $25 per M.
San Antonio Lumber Co., A. T. Hcuslcy, Manager.
ARE YOU BROKE ?
If So Call on J. M. EMERSON,
er i Collateral Bro
No. 12 Solcdad Sired, Sail Antonio, Texas
V0CattWh 11 largo slock of Diamonds, Jewelry. Watches, Clocks, Flro - Anne, anil
General Mcrclmndise. Tt You want llargnlns mil on F.MI'.ltSON.
J. H. MARQUART,
Boot & Shoe Manufactory
NO. 17 SOrJEDAX) BTRlfiET,
Opposite tlio courthouse, Is whoro you cun gut tho boat mill neatest HOOT AND SHOE In Snn
Antonio lor tno icusi money.
Employs Only the Best Workmen
Ami In finality nml prices defy competition. Always keeps 011 hund a largo stock of
ItHADY MANuFJ,CTlTUlJD GOODS ut his own make, which will bo sold at bottom prices.
.AXjUi KINDTS OF RlUPmHSTG
Neatly aud promptly ilono unil satisfaction guarantied. GIvo 1110 n trial.
j. II. MAD QUART, Proprietor.
Houston Street, nuxt to Dr. Horn's lesldcnce.
Wo hnvo engaged Mr. Alexander lute chief cook
oftliu Monger Hotel. MHAI.S AT ALLIIOITUS.
Fancy und extra dishes at short notice and In
ELEGANT PRIVATE! MMXG ROOMS
OI'KN WAY AND NIGHT.
Imported wlues, liquors and elgure always 011
ClTV COM.EOTOU'H OKFICE, I
Bun Antonio, Hay 12, 1883, (
OWNERS OF DOGS
Am liorehv notlriod to como forward on
or boforo tUi) "nd of June noxt and pay llconse
ihn thereon (50 cents for each iloir). In 110-
corduncu with the ordliianeo us amended Juno
fi, 1877 Dogs not provldeil with license tair
uftor tho above date, will bo dealt with as pro
vided by law. r . v. aAiiMoisn,
Messrs. O'Connor Ss Hnlllvan hnvo oncned
their new bank In tho Merchants' Exclmngo
building, on Commerco stii'et, and aro now
reauy 10 irntisuci business, mis is 1110 Biroui
est bunking linn In tho Statu. t-20-liu
How to save inonoy (and drugs) by taking
TiiiKO-iiiiHsian iiutus or steam iwiu tor youi
colds, rhoumatism, dumb uguu anil all skin ills
eases, can no 1 oil in 1 at A. .ii.ian h.
(Corner Commerco and Alamo streets
Alto, Hot and Cold Water llaths at cents
Latent Arrivals ut tlosko's.
Among tho latest articles Just rccolvoil by
J. Joske & Hons, Alamo street, aro laco cur
tains from $1 25 per pattern and upwards,
ucauimu puiierns 01 uuiucse run iu iu ccnis
1111 elou-ant assortment of torchon and otho
laces; lino German tiiblo linen In sets with
band-worked fringed edging; silk grenudlues,
sateens. solltl anil luriro llirurcs: Iinnusniuo mo-
bnlr summer suits tor 510; whlto lawns anil
Swiss dress good with embioidery to matcli
111111 various articles 100 numerous to meniio
our patrons and tlio public aro rciiuesieu
cull and examine these iroods and got prices.
('nil nnd I'rovo It.
Olt'F AT COIU'US CHIlHTI,
Dead Town and a Head Itnllrontl lto
Kslnlrg Mfo by Investment ofNortli-
em Cnpltnl and Enterprise.
Coiti'L'a Cilitum, May 10, 1883. In company
lth Mr. It. 0. Tllcstou, Vlco-l'resldcnt and
Superintendent of tho Monterey Street rail
way, nml Captain fierce, of Corpus, wo wore,
through th kindness of Mr. Lister, Oonoral
Superintendent of tho tho Texas-Mcxlcun and
Mexican National railways, allowed to lmaglm
ursclvos lir-portunt Individuals by occupying
special train from Laredo hero yesterday.
Good engine and competent engineer; a spank
ing new passenger coach, with Morton a intent
reclining chairs, which, from this date, will be
tho day run from Laredo to Monterey at an
tru churgo uf $1 50 per chair; with a pleasant
ml courteous conductor: distance, 1(11 miles:
tl ne, six hours, over u rlrst-class road lied.
Advantage to the railroad com puny, 101x3x2,
m reiurn larcio l.arcdo.
This Is a dead town- no say some of its prom-
em eltl.ens. and to tho occasional visitor or
milder It doos present 11 rather funeral look.
advantages to mako It one of the mint Import
ant mid llnivlinr cities of Texas. With enter-
hIbo and eapltul It can lie made one or tliumoit
lesirable summer pieasuro 1 esorts 111 tno L linen
States. Rattier romantically situated on a Hut.
loursiuares wldo by threonines Ioiim-, rmiriltitf
to tho water's ecU'c, fronting on Corpus Chrlill
buv. on which thu business houses, ware houses.
wharves, etc., aru built, while tlio residences
rc mint on 1110 loot or tno 11111 or tauio aujoui
inr tho Hat. Kith 30 to fi'J feet Slo VHt Inn. over
looktn the town prooer and the waters of tho
bay us far as tho eye can reach. A cool, ref resli-
itur ifiiii ureeze an tno nay aim niunt, except-
from 1 until S, with tho lluest fish, oysters alio!
crabs one ever ale, certainly makes It 11 vory
desirable Place to s)ciid the summer mouths.
Why our 'Texas peonlo will leave the delightful
and enjoyable gulf lii'etv.in to swelter throiiirli
the summer moiuiis ut iusiinmsue .Nortiieni
watering places I can't understand. Another
mystery which I have never been able to solve
aimer, whose active brain unci enterprise.
ring tno advantages or a country Irom live
1 ill veurs ahead of tho ireneral snoilln
masses, and undeitHko Its develooment bv the
bulldlugof expensive linos of railway, don't
lueiuiie in iiioirseiu' nine piaus ami neoes
sary capital tor the lpleilon of such enter-
rues as win guarantee iruvei over inoir re-
poctive lines. What do you build railroads rorr
nr the dividends which must como to vim
from your passenger mid freight departments.
They build hundicds of miles of railroad
throuirh Isolated sections to tun soma imnort-
ant point with natural advantages us a health
or pleasure resort, or ror tlio cstabllsiimeut or
munutacturlng udvautages, to havo their gen
ial managers anil superintendents reruso tne
ixnundlturo of a few thousand dollars to make
such advantages known to tho world through
iu columns ot tno press because, us tney say,
Wo don't want nconln to como: thevwllldo
s tii'irn harm than trued Wo have no iteeom-
niodatloiis for them, and they will onlv no
away abusing the town, thereby preventing
oiuers irom coining. jviits, tins is true, out
heru s the remedy. sUou d bo too nuestlon.
Hiiro is 1111 illustration! Had General Palmer
Include! in his Texas .Mexican railroad enter
prise tho building of 11 W0,CJiJ hotel at Corpus,
and JIO.ODU iu judicious newspaper advertising
or its superior auvantageB, uu couiu now lie
runiuuir two pusseugor mil ls iiiiuv irom ami
to Ijtredo (itistoad of one mixed train)
carrying, ut a low estimate, 10,00) during the
season; say at $U per head round trip, excur
sion rates-full rate $11 Oil which of itsolf
would lieln out amazingly in paying interest
011 bonds. Out of the 1U.UU3, say iro each year
became fascinated and remained, investing
their iiuiney In building compotlng hotels, ut
tiactivo residences, bath houses, Improving
small f 1 uit and vegetable fat ins, stock ranches,
I'liltlvHtlnu' mid camiltur uvsters. oririiulintr
imuiuiaciuring ministries, 010. ivouiu 11 nut
make Corpus a thriving nnd prosperous city?
Ami lin't u urowlmr eitv of fur more tirotlt to
the railway running to nr through It than u
dead city? To 11 man up a tree It looks 11s if
.Messrs. I'almt'r&Sulllvanliad In tho beginning
given this subject attention, both ut Corpus
' nristi anil iuouicrey, .Mexico, -tno earnings
nf their oassenirer deoartmeiit. to-dav. would
onublotheiu to make a showing that would
placo their bonds 111 nuy or 1110 moneyed mar
kets nf the world, at a small discount, while
now thev ha o to schemo und skirmish worse
tiiunu tioiiK pcuuicr to sen nieir uouus tic inr
below iiioii'iiciuui value,
Thottbuvo will also apply to Mr. Gould, with
ids South ivestoru syndicate, and Mr. Hunting
ton, with ids Southern l'acilla syndicate, for
thu city of Sail Mitoulo. Iwlllusv Mr. II. M.
lloxi anil .Mr. m. n. rcirce. two or our
most cautious and enterprising inilroad
inunagers. who are fully iicniulnlod with Sail
Antonio's overv advautatre. if tliov don't know
positively mat juuu.uju ltivcsiru 111 two nrit-
Ilu.oiX) to 40.WJ0 iiooplo ovcry year that they do
not nam now jua woutu nut sueu a number
or even half of it form o very prolltablo Invest
dozen for tlio turtle. All fish under four
pounds uro thrown back Into tho water from
the nets. Tho onmnanr Is nowimttluir in their
own Iro machine, and whon completed thoj
win supply tno lexas pcopis wiiii nnc sail
water lish frozen in solid tee. 12to25llsh weigh
ing from two to four Pounds to thoeakoof Ice.
This is a lino enterprise, both for
Corpus Chrlstl and the people of
Texas, nnd as for the capital Invested It will
pay 'M iierceut. per mouth, and in less than I
months will grow to SUO cases per day to supply
the demand. The goods are fresh and delicatu
In llavor, far ahead or the salmon, most de
licious for picnics and cold lunch, and for
soups, chowdors and a regular lish dinner, tho
Caunuck rod lish can't bo beat.
A KKABT I'Olt THR TUXAH EUITOItS.
With an eve to I usluess I sinrirested to Mr.
Adiimson that ns 11 rule the Texas editors wcrr
particularly fond of lish ; that many of them
lerivu sienning ineir pleasure inonins 111
mis and Galveston instead of Conuv Island
or Iing llnineh heetiusnor tho superiority of
tlio lish. It is needless to state that lie tum
bled most admirably mid we now linro at
Uiredo, Texas, several cases of canned led fish
uwiiltlur our arrival, with tho compliments of
tue corpus Liiristi uinuiiur coinpuuy.
Thu Historic Chun li l'urrlinsed mid
loiiirs the LngltlliiHto I'roierty uf
Hut .11 11 to.
The purchase of tho Alamo has been com
pleted. The church Is richer by WO.OUO, the
Statu Is savod the Ignominy uf allowing that
historic spot, hallowed by tlio blood of Texan
heroes, to bo desecrated, and San Antonln la
enriched by tho acquisition of the control of
such ti iiioiuoraoio sue. liiisgoou result IS 111
tho main part due to tho untiring energy and
nntrlotlsm ' of Major Jiwenh K. I)wvi-r. Inn
credit must also bo given to Governor Ireland
and tho Legislature fur the enthusiastic
way In which they have sunnortcd
tho preservation of tha Alamo. ThoxiUy should
now sceonu 1110 tnoris oi ine duiio uy restor
ing the Alamo. Iiliiciiur it In broiler condition
and In making It 11 museum worthy of tlio
wealth and Imnoitaiico of tlio clt. To that in
stitution, tho l.l(iMTUudcitundH, Major Dwyor
win coiiiriiiuio 11 large eoiieciiou 01 animals
and birds which will make 11 handsome nucleus
for tlio museum.
Tho uiiesiion of bad title which somouiiln
formed and prejudiced persons have raised has
110 foundation. Tho churcli'stltlu was received
ill the first ldacu from the King of Spain, and
has si 1 ico been recognued by tho Legislutuie.
Inthesoduys it Is important that our men
nnd youths should bo not only well but. elicuply
dressed, lor 1110 upps ret oit proclaims tno man
nut tno question arises, now can mis uo none
Tim iiiiswnr Is slinnle. It Is iro to Wolfson'
store und ho will tit nil with tlio best goods
that money can pureliaso. In nil oases pur
oliasoisnroBiiro to get their money's worth,
nnd In many cases a great porcenlugo will be
saved. Thoro Is 11 very lino and extensive
slock of goods to select from, suitable for all
styles und all purposos. Kvcrytlilng that men
orboysiciiulro for wear can bo nbtulned at
Woirsou'g stoio, and jiurch.isers will llnd no
bettor market in whleli to buy their clothing.
boots, shoes, hatf, shlits, under linen and
meiit to tho roads interested I Now, if tills Is a
fact, let Mr. Gould, in Now York, and Mr.
Huntington, In San rriinclsco, pay to somo of
their inonoyii associates or inonustiiaiHiin ah
tonlo. Texas. Is tho best location In tlio L'nltci
Slates for a big hotel ntornrlse and that they
each will tukeSoO.UOO stock in It. aud how long
do von sunoosu It would be beforo tho stock
wouiu uo taken upr in less man in Hours tno
takers would be skirmishing tor more. Wh
even our "oyster capitalists" of Sun Anton
would nibble ut sueli bult.
TUB NEW KNTKIUMIISK,
of which much huabcon published In tho Texas
press uunug tno past inreo memos, is con vine
nig oviuencu 01 wimi capiiai ituu eitierpnse ca
do iu our Texas towns. Tho Standard Ciinnlu
company, of Corpus Chrlstl, wus orgunlzcd
under the laws of Texas about Junuury 1 with
a capital stock of ?IOu,OiiO, and only have, at
present writing. about J-U0U0 actual
cimli invested, and their dally profits
aireaiiy snow up over ii. 1111s en
terprise was liiuuguratcd by a Mr. John
Adamson. of Now ort. one of the tirlncloul
railroad contractors and builders uf tho Gould
system. It is located on the north end of
I'adru Island, miles from Corpus; object tho
canning of red lish, turtle aud oysters In tho
season. Ililildlug 75x123, frame, with numer
ous ells and additions, embracing cleaning
room, dressing room, cooking room, canning
and packing rooms; furnishing employment
for It) people, who turn out So cases of goods
pcrdut. Ten men with two nets do thu fish
ing und gathering of turtle.
The fish from the nots nre kept nllvo In
crates near the cleaning ro.un, where they aro
dressed anil canned, only using live tlsh, dead
lish belmr cooked mid fed to lioirs. Alter can
lllng they are cooked for UU minutes, then
Judgo Culhighati had beforo him u man this
morning who gavo the court n specimen of his
fun. Ho signed his name A. W. Saint. It
appeared by tho evldonco of I'ollcemuti llrown
that tho lump on Soledad street, which ts kep
lighted to warn pedestrians of possible danger.
was bolug blown out by thu defendant. Ilo
was expostulated with; lie took uu notlco, but
kept blowing away. Mo could not put tho
light out, however, mid consoled himself by
iciiuig 1110 policeman iiitii ue uuu manageu to
blow it out several times teforc, aud that lie
thought it such fun. Ho then went to a store
front, got an einntv box. placet it on tho rail
road truck, und waited lor a car tu come along
and see somo moro fun. The policeman told
mm to tune tne box where 110 got it from,
which lie refused to do. Hu was then arrested.
and the Itecorder lined him $-V, very much to
his chugriu. McArttnir was up for belugdrtink
mid dlsorderlyinn thu streets. Claude Duvall
was tho principal witness against him. Hu was
linen unnii put under u peace bond tor six
months. Altogether there were 11 eases, one
was dismissed and two conllnuod. Total
amount uf lines, Va.
Those Hmnll-l'ox Clothes.
City Marshal Shurdeln this morning Invest!
gated tho scandalniis charge of thu clothing
worn by a suiitll-pux patient and ropresontcd
as being exposed to tho nubile and belmr
cause of contagion. Thu mutter wassutllelent
iv explained tu tno i;ouucll last night, nnd thu
iiouun iinicur ami nil concerned were proven
to havo done tholr duty both with tho body
and Its elothlnir. Tlin MurdliHl k.ivm IIihI tl,,,
clothing found III thu brush had no connection
with the onc-oinnth-old ohlld who died of
small-pox. The clothing found belonged ton
gin 1 rum iu in it years 0111 Mount or tho
uresses iieiug quuu now 11 is siipposeu somn
iniei uuu iicposiieu tne hi m e in 110 iirusn
so euuiiu anuiner suiaii-tiox scure.
County Commissioners' Court.
All thu members were present. Judgo
Mason presided. They hud thrco hours' hard
ork Investigating accountu; discussing and
deciding country road cases; assisting tho
widow and orphan pecuniarily; listening to
monthly reports concerning Hues, torfo tures.
penalties and costs: Indicating oil orroneous
assessments; approving requisitions nf clotti
ng tor prisoners: examining thu stock of the
Sheriff's clothing und other articles In hand, In
open court: petition rejeoted. etc. It was n
fiuous morning k worn, unu tne motion to
Hiljinii n was as wclo inuus tho sailor's cry of
THE ClTV COUNCIL.
hut the Aldermen nave Dona In
pct to tlio Suppression of
Tito Observations on tlin Mnrley Itlp-ftap
MeHsurement are nf it Very Con
Tho regular meeting of thu Council was hold
estcrdny afternoon, nil tho Aldermen being
present, tho Mayor looking none tho worso for
his vacation, presiding.
The minutes of the last two meetings woru
read and ndopt-d,' with the exception of the
proposed City Kuglneor's fees, which Alderman
Dwycr pronounced premature
Alderman Story accepted tin nrology lolatlng
to nn opinion expressed that ho had voted for
himself at the election of Mayor pro tetn.
Tho Committee on Streets and llrldgcs re-
ortcd favorably for the construction of ildo-
alks un Navarro street.
I'BTITIONS AMI COMMUNICATIONS.
From A. W. Houston, asking that a sldowalk
be constructed between Houston und l'ccau
streets, and between Navarro street and
From J. S. Lockwood and others, potntilnln-
Ing ot the negligence uf the Sunset railroad
mpioyees hi various crossings.
From J. II. Kamiimanii and others, remit.t-
lug that tho line on the west eiilo of Aliiuio
ptaza uo straightened.
From Sophie Hoyer, complaining that tho
Council had not paid her siilllclcut lor her con
from .1. 11. Copelund, rolativo to Mrs. Diet
t mm U. ittinge and others, who want to havo
Goliad street opened up.
From J. T. ltobinsoii and others, requiring
somo brush cut down on Frio sticct.
From Mrs. Chabot and others, offering to
donate a slico of land tilt their property If tbo
Council would build their sidewalks.
! rom li. .Moore 1 oiativu to a privy.
From C. l.eclinier, for a building permit.
From A, F. Jacob & Co.. for iieriiilulnn
erect an Iron-clad building.
From C. WcsenUerg, It. G. Hawkins and H.
l'rotn tho hackmen of tho city, asking tho
right tu solicit at tho railroad depots thu sumo
us the bnss proprietors.
i,Mi .?mitii-wvi, asniiiK tur tne muuopoiy
of using tho water pipes.
rrom r. u. rrosi, relative to a drain dltou.
From Henry I.Ingsweller. for nerinlsslnn tu
erect h btitelicr's stall irrespective ot tho mar
ket so that ho could sell meat during the day.
J. 1. Conrad, petition to erect an ice-crcnui
stand tu Travis park. The matter Indellnltly
The petition of tho gamblers who wanted
their fines remitted was ref used.
r rom c uriggs und John A. Laird, applying
for tho position of engineer of tho llro deputt-uient.
From B. I). L. Wickcs mid others, proposing
'hind abend" uf ler a prolonged voyugc.
AN OUT.SIIIK 1-HUU.
Seo What HO Will tlo This We
Notlco this itetii und remember It bus noth
ing to do with our regulur stock. It is only
nuo of the snaps we sometimes wake up tho
town with. Wo have on hand .'WO suits, somo
worth ll SO some $7 SO and somo worth $H UO to
$8 50. They nre good middle weight suits and
wo will sell thorn for one week, all around, at
8 00. G. II. FliANK's, Alamo l'luzu.
City Collector, otlicr'necegsltloa of 'a llko vbaruotor.
Mitchell is to get $2500 for allowinc Sulli
van to pummel him.
JelT Pavis, who has hail a severe attack of
bronchitis, is reported better.
Dallas folks are jubilant aver the cock fights
and the arrival of the press gang.
Joseph Hopkins has been appointed post
master at Ilrownsville, Texas
Congressman Tom P. Ochiltree was one of
the judges at the Washington races yesttrday.
The Comniissionor of the Freedmen's Sav
ings bank has declared a final dividend of 7
The Executive committee of the Northwest
Stockmen's association are holding a session
at uauss. Sealed bids will bo received at my ofllco until
G,.nir Mitt., r r,lifnri. 1- . 11a. m.. thoaith nt Mir i
vented, by piiuehlugu Hole in the top of tho view vesterdav said the Democrats chances f,01' ho"8u dwolllng for Mrs. ItOHshurd, to
uuu, from which escapes all foul air or gas. , y 5 ' ' lne "cmocral,F cnances . u, crcctod on Houiton street, l'lans and
After which cutis ureugalu soldered und cooked . are in tllm- specllluitlons tola) sueu ut my oflloo.
?! ll!)"r a".U u "',lll,lt08 '.lt u,1t",l0 """-u of A fight is brewing at Dodge City, Kan., be- Sealed bids wilt bo received at my oitlco at
wrulirn'iVtitrZuSays, c tweencsperadoesU citizen,. The Sher- ftt
bud cutis, or foul ulr, by a heavy prossttro by iff h?s 40 men armed to preserve order. . 01 tlireo Xro 1 ms!?i
KIIhW! The Sacngerfest formally opened in Dallas " 8t,e0t,
ttluwL.l 1I ttateWTt! J-Jf The meeting ha, atlracted good J1 "I'J SlUcatiuns to bo seen at my
uuoiit W per cus tor tha rod Hah and $3 per many pick-nockets and thieves to the city. . 5.0. Ai,viiKi)OtLn, Architect,
to buy city property, all of which, wero 1
lerrcil tu tne appropriate committees.
The Council at Its lust meeting passed nn or
dinance prohibiting tho erection uf Iron-clad
buildings. The Mayor pro toin roturnod It
vetoed. On motion the veto wus ovon u'ed.
Dr. liruumiugttl was appointed City Physician.
An appropriation or 5100 was mado for thu
pureliaso of Dr. Mortimer Slocum's protnjrty.
Sldowalk class 11. evolved eonsldorliti, ilm.
cusslon, principally relating to the quality of
sum! to bo uscd.but tbo material recommended
wus finally adopted.
An appropriation of SJ00 was ordered for the
erectiuu of a building In Travis purk, lit which
ine uiinu win piny, according 10 plan No. 1,
providing thu balance wts forthcoming from,
tlin citizens to finish it.
ThHOlHlmor v. Gorrill, torn cow killed by
thu Found Keeper, was ordered paid.
The San Antonio Gas company offered to
light tho city lamps for $.'UI er lump 11 your,
fur three years, but tho Council thought tlio
monopoly wus for too long a time, und
changed three to two.
A report wus adopted recommending tlio
placing of electrla lights on tho three plaius,
tlio lights to bo suspended not less than 25 feet,
tneost l tier light ouch nlirlit. two llirlnu nr
2O0 cuiidlo power to each plaza.
Ail ordinance was passed ror tlio suppression
of gambling, giving thu City Marshal powertn
lorciniy uiiier premises unit muse urrests. Dis
cussion was freely entered Into, und tha Coun
cil wns ubty assisted by tlio City Attorney,
who pointed out tho discrepancies In existing
city ordinances, and thu conlllot of those or
dinances with the city charter. The vutu stood
yeas, 7; nays, 5,
THE MOIII.EV Itll-KAP MEA8UIIEMENT
was brought up by Alderman Dwjcr, who
stated that Mr. Moiiey owned to not giving
an accurate, measurement In tho tlrst
liistunce of 101 porches. Thoto was
somo dlllloulty about It, und Mc.Monoy meas
ured it ugulu und made lt HI perches. Other
inoasiirouicnts inude it 51 and (II. Thioe ex
perts wero appointed liy tho Investigating
commlttco who inudo It tfl.3 perches. Alder
man Dwyerguve thlsuccount to thu Council for
inionuitiinii unit not us uu oillelul report. Al
derman I'aiily mado mi explanatien of his
ubsenco from the commlttco and ssld ho was
prcporeu wiiu u minority report nnd would
substantintu bis assertions concerning thu
1110 Jieincui a&soewtlon was reiiueslcd to
report to the Council regarding tho removal or
tho depositories of tho San Antonio Fertilizing
Tho Council thun went Into session its n
Soliool Hoard and empowered tho Major to
act in matters requiring Immediate attention.
jn ordinance was introduced providing for
thu punishment ot persons destroying tho
property uf the water works.
mu council tnou adjourned.
The St. I.oonurd Hotel,
On tho south, side of Main pluzu, Is now opened
to tho publlq nnd preiuirod to rccolve guests.
This house has lieen refurnished und put In
Jlrst-cluss ordor, nnd guests will tlnd every
eotufortiiiid oonvetilenco. Tho busliit hs or thu
houso In dono upon tho Uuropean plan, and the
tables aro supplied with every luxury and
delicacy to bo hud Iu tho market. Tho illniiig
room Is open from U a. in. to 12 p. in ,und Iu ad.
tilt on to regular tahlo meals aro served to
order at all hours. 1'rlvato supper and dining
rooms tor families and parties.