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TUESDAY, MAY 80, 1883.
Tub New York Evening Post claims
to be out of debt. Votake it to be serious.
Mark Twain Bays there is something fas
cinating about science. One gets such whole
some returns ( conjecture out of such a
trifling investment of fact.
It is complained in New York that those
who sign, calls for temperance meetings do
not attend themselves. Not so with the
boys ; they are usually on hand.
Mr. Pulitzer, of the new New York
World, is relied upon to dismember faction
and put the Democratic party through, as a
party, in the coming scramble.
Senator Mahone jugged a colored waiter
upon the charge of stealing $50 from him.
He had no grounds, and pretended to none,
excepting the popular notion that every col
ored man in humble life is a born thief. The
boss will want steadying soon if he is still to
run the State of Virginia.
While the farmers of California are har
vesting wheat the farmers of the Northwest
are putting it in the ground, Meantime the
papers are figuring on the crop, and if they
are a hundred millions of bushels or so
wrong, it is pat down to " shortage," if on
that side, and hurts neither the farmers or the
Land frauds are discovered without much
difficulty in almost every part of the newly
settled regions of the West. The Interior
Department has decided that several of the
land thieves of Colorado, who fraudulently
pre-empted land for the purpose of forming
a large ranche to be used by a wealthy cittl.
drover, must be prosecuted. The land office
had abundant information about the work of
the laid robbers In Colorado mors than one
year ago. Why these proceedings which are
to affect only one small group of the thieves,
were not begun at an earlier day does not ap
pear. The Irish party in America talk of ignor
ing the Pope's circular in respect to the Irith
question; threaten to boycot him, and declare
that it will have no effect upon the people of
Ireland, This is either empty bravado or
deplorable ignorance. Those who are ac
quainted with Ireland and her people know
well that the Pope has no firmer or more
bigoted adherents than the Irish people. The
very character of his office, which is the key'
stone of the religion they believe and prac
tice, makes the denunciation of the rebellion
of the utmost importance, and it will hate
the effect of depriving the Land League and
other kindred societies of its best friends.
The influence is rightly- used, for persistence
in an open rebellious course, with the dyna
mite adjunct, can never accomplish any per
manent good for Erin.
Till! A U'S COUONATION.
We have repeatedly said that there is noth
ing like the stomach as a foundation for
grand occasions. If we are going to make a
celebration let us give it the quality of festiv-
ity, the skill and elements of gastronomy, the
art and science of good eating. What arc
grand ceremonies in parks, what street par
ades, the liuily fa.tdango, the crowded pro-
cessions, military plume, and official regalia,
when there is no stomach at the bottom of it?
It is never to be neglected nor forgotten that
hunger is perpetual and remittent, that men
are always prepared to eat and drink. It is
a mistake to suppose that mind is not
in harmony with these principles.
The mind lays itself out mostly on appetite.
We may assign the mental factor to a partic
ular hemisphere, but he operates at will, and
usually manifests at the base of the brain.
The great success of the Czar on Sunday in
achelving the coronation, therefore, and
starting life at an Emperor, is strictly accord
ing to nstural principles. Appetite in which
slumber the horrible rite and fearful orgic of
disorder, has been placated. It gave Itself
submissively into the keeping of royalty, and
never was wolf more docile or the elements
of discord more quieted into rest. These are
reflections that will climb into permanence in
the royal mind, and we believe his Majesty
Alexander III. will be a wiser and better
monarch for the good will he has propitiated
and the dangers he hts escaped. Asa trium
phal civic demonstration it was as successful
as could be desired, and nothing is necessary
at the hands of the Emperor but to open
his new set of books on the system which,
as Czar, he has so much cause to approve.
When we look with our sober senses all in
their places at the vision of theC rown, we
read in it an admonition which the Emperor
may not safely disregard. He simply bowed
to his subjects with the respectful homage of
a sovereign. But in doing this he
recognized the popular existence of
a power he fears and dares not defy.
This is not Nihilism. It was not Nihilism
that gave the potentate imperial sway in
Moscow Sunday. Nihilism would have broken
from its secret places and destroyed Jiim if it
could. It was that mighty gathering of the
conservative forces of a people that were
mustered by means oi the agensies he used
and bore him triumphantly out of the reach of
the Nihilists and wrapt him safely in the con
summation he sought. The Emperor crowned
and throned will recognize this power. It
does not exist in Moscow only, but through
out the Empire.
No radical society can maintain itself
against a conservative element of so much
strength if the two antagonize. If the Emperor
can awaken, as he may, the sympathies
of the people by continuing to
propitiate the natural stomach on
more secure base he will bring him
self Into alliance with the conservatives who
eat ana drink. If he does not they will
eventually ally themselves with the socialistic
element and destroy the imperial government
and the dynasty of its sovereigns. It would
be a curious matter of research to forecast the
Nihilistic future. It has lost nothing, none
of its life and vigor, its energies and its pur
poses remain, it is not disconcerted by any
arts or discouraged by any reverses. If the
attitude of the imperial majesty displays no
new significance it will resume its office.
What Russia wants is a constitutional govern
ment, a government of law and order, an end
of despotism, of imperialism, of the one man
power. Beyond lie a representative govern
ment, a republic; she will have one or the
nilly West Bets Mnslied on Fay Temple
tou uud Marries ller,
Billy West, of Thatcher, Primrose & West's
miostrels, has been united in matrimony with
Miss Fay Templeton, well-known as a comic
opera singer. Billy was clean gone on Fay,
and when he saw her reclining on the breast
of Pippo, singing the " Gobble, Gobble"
duet, it made him wild to play Pippo in pri
vate. An introduction to the sprightly little
lady was secured and an invitation to attend
the minstrel performance was tendered and
accepted. Of course, Billy dressed for the
occasion with extra neatness and fairly outdid
himself in his song and dance. Fay looked
with admiring eyes upon the fascinating out
lines of her Romeo and applauded his gentle,
graceful gyrations on heel and toe. The soft
and mellow notes from his larynx stole into
her heart and a mutual mash, first-class in
every particular, resulted, followed by a
honeymoon of the electric light order. Billy's
St. Louis friends wish he may never enter a
divorce court. Billy has certainly got a mas
Itnncli fur Iteut
Of 10,000 ncres, nnd 1500 sheep for sale. Ap
ly to W. E. Hilton, 203 West Houston stroot.
Homes on Kasy Terms,
Cottngo homes built and sold on easy time
payments. Address, Lock Hox 580, Bun Anto
nio, Texas. ' 6-22-lw
A first class restaurant, doing the best bust
noss In the city, Uood reasons for selling. A
rare chance for any person wishing 10 engage
In an established and prolltablo buslnesH. Ad
dress II, No. 8, this office. 5-20-3t.
AVolfson's Millinery Department.
Mr. M olfson doslros to inform tho ladios that
ho Is in receipt or 11 now lot or lino roady
trlnuned hats of the latest styles. Ali., some
elegant feathers. Unworn and trimmings. Ho
nUo employs u ilrst class milliner, who will
trim hats toordor on short notice of any
style uud fashion desired nt a moderate cost.
You will find It profitable to call on Mr. Wolf
eon before milking purchuses, C-20-tf,
Tou Will Find
Everything In gent's furnishing goods' from tho
cheapest to tho Unest at Cohen x Kocnlgholm's,
Main plaza. 6-11-tf
Horse for Pnlo,
A lino saddle horse, with saddlo and brldlo
nlmost now. Horse has boon worked to har
ness. Apply nt this olllco.
Holler nnd engine, 10-horso power, used about
throu months. Uvcrythlng complete. For
further Information apply to O. Hehlcbol, all
Aveuuo E. 0-7-lni
Special to Ludlcs.
Tho Indies aro requested to bear in mind that
J. Josko & Sons have Just received n largo nnd
elegant stock or kid gloves In nil shades,
hosiery mid corsets, and 11 full Una of notions
nnd novelties; 5-3-tf
After Long Trial
Wo find that the Continental Ink and mucllngo
gives gotiorul satisfaction. Never had n com
plaint. Everything In stationery lino nt
5-7-1 m IlAi.nwi.N'fJ, 257 Commerce St.
Millinery to Order.
Tho Indies desiring to havo n beautiful lint
trimmed to order can got sumo done on short
notice by railing nttho millinery department
of Mr. L. Woirson, Main pla.a.
How to snvo money (nnd drugs) by taking
Turkn-ltusslnn baths or Steam llath for your
colds, rheumatism, dumb nguo nnd ull skin dis
eases, enn be found at A. Zii.ian'h,
Corner Commerce and Alamo streets.
Also, Hot and Cold Wuter lluths ut 25 rents
If You are Suffering.
From torpidity of tho liver or constipation of
the bowels, try n bottlo of Hepatlzlne, Dr.
Tobln's great Ilvor medicine. Every bottlo
Is guaranteed to you, uud your monoy refunded
if vnu uro not sutlsllod.
For snlo nt Clnvln's drug store, nnd by C.
Furnishes n clear, bright light, I chrystnl whtto
In color, lnodlous. nnd freo from depositor
sediment. It burns freely, does not crust tho
wick, nnd is absolutely snlo. Asproor or this,
wo refer to thousands of lumllles who havo
used It for Years to tholr entlra fuitlsfucttnn.
nnd who will uso no other. 5-18-Hn
Hominers' Harden, Tenth Street.
This botutlful nnd sluidv iilonsuru resort Is
again open to tho public, situated as It Is mi
tho street car track and of easy access. It has
a lino llowor garden, n beautiful pro'rionndo
unuer n ucuso snauo nnu nrsi-ciuFS concert
every Saturday and Sunday evenings.
S-2j-3iu F. Sommkiis, Proprietor.
Ily order of tho honorable l'robato court of
Ili-xar county tho undersigned Is ordcrpd to
sell tho property of Joseph Schmidt, deceased,
without delay. All parties wishing 10 pur
chase burgnlns enll nt No. 211 Coniinerco street,
between the hours of 10 o'clock n. in. ami 2
o'clock p. m. John 13. Ociikk,
Administrator pro tern.
Estate of Joseph Schmidt, deceased.
Hands of Lire.
Tlmo nor tide waits tor no man, but tho sands
of llfo continue to How 011 uud on, year after
year, never stopping, never hesitating In Its
work of waste, unless occasioned by n Cough,
Cold or somo Lung Affection where Dr. H06
anko's Cough and Lung Syrup arrests It and
makes tho spun of llto Its allotted thrco score
and ten. (In to C. Schasso, A. Drclss, or I,.
Orynskl, druggists, nnd nsk them for u freo
trial bottlo of this medicluo. They havo thom
to glvo away.
Tho undcrslgnod, having been nppolntcd
torapornryndinliilstratorof thoestatoof. Joseph
Schmidt, deceased, ull parties being Indebted
to said estate are hereby untitled to como for
ward ut ouco and mako settlement. Also nil
parties having claims ngnlnst tho said estate
will present tho sumo, duly authenticated, to
tho undersigned, as it Is tho order of tho Hon.
l'robato court to settlo tho estnto within as
short 11 time as possible.
John 15. Onisn,
Administrator pro tcm cstuto of J. Schmidt,
F.xtract chapter 27, revised ordinances, sec
tion 1 : It shall bo unlawful for any wagon,
Mexlcnn cart, or dray loaded with cotton,
roi'k, lumber, wood, hay, struw or fodder, to
drive through Main or Commerce street,
unless to unload tho same.
Tho above ordinance in regard to driving
through Commerce street from Alamo street
to Muln pluza will bo strictly enforced.
5-2M0t . City Jlnrshnl.
J. S. TlIOHNTON,
J. M. HltOWNSON,
Traders' National Bank
201 Commerce Street,
SAN ANTONIO, .... TEXAS.
Transacts n general bnnklng buslnoss.
TILDEX AXD COfULLA
D. S. Mail, Express aiidSta,
Lino leaves oach place dnlly (exeep. Sunday)
and connects with the trains of the I. & O. N.
Itullroad, arriving nt Tildcn within 21 hours
utter etnrt from Sun Antonio. Flrst olnss hacks,
good teams and careful drivers. Faro, H 50;
round trip, $8 00; 60 pounds buggugo free.
J. E. TONSALL CO., Contractors.
Agents nt Tildcn.., Bnnwden Sc Co.
Agents ut Cotulla Frnzlor llros.
Of tho contents of tho Jowolry Btoro, No. 211
Commerce street, belonging to tbo
estatoof Into Joseph Schmidt,
Clocks, Gold Kings,
Studs, 0110 eight-day clock regulator, ono safo,
! tools, stove, chairs, bod, lumps, clothing,
' knives, forks, spoons, throo show oases. Snlo
I will comuieuco 011 Monday, the SOth, nt 2 p. in.,
sharp, Mr. Simon Gans will conduct tho sale.
( JOHN K. OCilSE, Administrator,
Prices0 First-class Kimball Organs
Pianos from $100 to $700,
E. C. EVERETT &
FIIANZ SIMM A NO.
SIMMANG & HAMPEL'S
Postoffice Exchange Restaurant.
FKKSII FISH, OYSTKRS, SHItlMr, CHARS AM) GAMK
Always on hand, nnd sorved In flrst-cluss stylo. Good board by tho day, week or month nt
rcnsonablo rates. OP11N DAY AND NIOHT. 319tf
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Do not forget to go tho PAVILLION on Losoya Stroet, back of tho
l'OSTOFFICB EXCHANGE, whero thoro will bo grand
Concerts by tlie 8th. Cavalry Band
On Wednesday, Saturday nnd Sunday nights. Entrnnco Free. A IIILLIAUD
l'AHI.Olt, with the celebrated Monarch Tables, Is connected with our
establishment. Flno Imported nnd Domestic. Wines, Liquors nnd
Cigars nlwnys on hand, served by nttcntlvo Wullers.
' SOMMERS & PETERSON, Proprietors.
SOULE & WILLIAMS,
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, ETC.
Sole Agents for the Celebrated Avcrlll Ready-Mixed Taint.
Paper Hangings in Every Variety.
272 Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas.
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
22.) HOUSTON STUEKT
Solo Agents for Western Toms nnd Moxlco of Cream City Ilrcwlng Com
pany's F.xpor. llottlcd Deer, Milwaukee.
F. Groos & Co.,
BANK ttlRS :
and Dealers in Exchange,
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Fine River Baths
Cun bo taken nt
Bowsky's Barber Shop,
Blum St.. opp. Menger Hotel,
Horses fed by the day, week or month, Saddli
hones, carriages sad buggies can be ordered at ell
No. 237 Commerce Street,
Will furnish Wooden and Metallic Banal Catei au(
Caskets. Hearses and Carriages at all times OfE?
open day and night. Telopnoia coanecUons wl
h.elth oftcM '
For Sale for $6,
Tho wholo Itaco Courso Grounds, containing
Kr'i acres of land, wltli ull tho vnlunulo im
provements, formerly belonglnir to tlio Agri
cultural association. Title perfect.
6-1-tf ED STEVES.
J. S. Lockwood J. 11. Knmpmnnn.
Lockwood & Kampmann,
(Successors to Thornton & Lockwood).
Dcnl In Mexican dollars nnd bullion. Tel
oirruphlo transfers mado. Hills on any part of
Europe nnd Moxlco,
J F0STS cSa CO,,
wnoi.usAi.i: i)KAi.i'ii3 in
PKODUCJ3, FltUIT, FLOUIt, ETC.
SAN ANTONIO, TKXAS
LIVE STOCK EXCHANGE
And General Commission Dealer.
San Autonio, Texas.
OfFlCROr ClTV AP8E8SOH, 1
French Diilldltiir, Room No 1, V
Ban Antonio, Jlay 14, 18X1. )
I'nrtlcs nro hereby notified that tlio City ns
sossment books nro now open for tlio rendi
tion of property (personal nnd reul estate) for
tlio jear 188.'!, commencing JInrch I, mid will
remain open until the lltli tiny of July, 1883.
All persons concerned in tho nbovo nro rc
peotfullv requested to oomo forwnrd nnd ron
der their proporty subject to taxation, to tho
uiidorslirned, ns required by law
G-H-3ut U. KKABCII, City Assessor.
T. I Dvinx.
W. S. Smith.
DEVINE & SMITH
1N ANTONIO TEXAS
CfOffico: Rooms rand 8 Devma
Ualldlng, Soledad streer-CX
Will attend to all business In the stats and Fedra!
MAM11UINO HOWAHD,(trottor) eeo No. 47.
II. J. Trcnoy's cutulojrue, Loxliifrton, Ky. Ho
is n blooded bay, 18 hands high, weighs VJOO
pounds. Bervlco, $23.
Y .ui? l)roiiBiiurod),
sired by Glondowor, dnm by Kpsllon, see Ilruco's
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS.
Uaddrkehcstuutsorrcl. Service, $25. '
DICK (Kentucky Jnck), 15 bnnds high, weighs
WX) pounds. Will cover mares or Jennets.
Short-horn thoroughbred cnttlo, lied Dulls.
K. Scrv'lcesf 811). UUk' Ltuclnton!
Spring season, Fobrunry 1. Terms cash. Ser
vices nald whon mures tukonnwny, mid if not
with foal, havo tho privilege to return tho next
season freo of charge Stock dollvercd at Al
fred lleavos;, Main Plaza, will bo taken and
brought baok without oost.
,01 If. GUIL1U5AU,
I8"? Helotes, Ttw,