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Vol. I. No. 87. f San Antonio, Texas, Thursday, July 12, 1883. T
6-CCNT CIOAH HAS IlEEN 11U.
FOHETHE PUIILIG FIVE YKAHB.
NKVHU EQUALLED OU EX
CELLED. Ten Cents a Week
HA.S REMOVED TO 206 COMMERCE STREET.
THE CITY GROCER,
Mis Stock ofUll
im, wines, l
To 206 Commerce St.
Tho sUiro formerly oocuphd by O. A. Duerlc, llio Confectioner, where ho
will bo plensod to receivn his old and now customers,
and guarantees to sell nil good.i at
GREATLY REDUCED PRICES.
II0II1 111 Sliuila anil Fancy Groceries, tlmt will plcuso all
Don't forgot tlio place, No. 200 Commerce Stroet.
City Grocery Store, Emanuel Abrahams,
HAS REMOVED TO 206 COMMERCE STREET,
iMunrni Miumrn 1 1
IN ANY QUANTITY, AT
EXD. STEVES & S03STS'
Y nls al International and Oro it Northern Hnllroad Depot, and flalvcstoii, Hurrlsbtirg and
ban AuUmlu railroad track, East Commerce Street,
The best grades always on hand. Also, Doors, Sash, Blinds,
Mouldings, Shingles, Fencing, Barbed Wire, Fence Posts,
Newels, Stair Rails and Ballusters. Our lumber is of the finest
quality and unexcelled. We would invite the public to ex
amine before purchasing elsewhere. Ed Stevks & Sons.
Grenet's Alamo Store.
In Dry Goods Department, Upstairs
BrjIMs, Dress Ms, Tiiis,
Tjiices, Gloves, ITiuuikcicliIets, Ladies' and
Childrons' Shoos, Clothing, Hats, Hoots and
Shoes, Glassware, Crockery, Fancy Goods, 13tc.
TO .BE CONTINUED DAILY
XJxitil Closed OuLt-
"Come one, come all. J.adies specially invited. The Grocery Department
will be carried on as usual, and will continue to supply first quality goods at
fair prices. Come and be convinced that we mean exactly what we say.
The City Ordinance su flambllng Declared
Illegal by Hie Kecnrdor.
Yesterday nftornooti tho Itooordni had a
pecial fitting In hi court for hoirltig tho caso
of the City of San Ajrtonlo vs. J. A. Itoddlck,
charged with exhibiting a gambling tablo.
City Attornoy Newton appeared for tho city
and Messrs. Andorson x Anderson and Turlo-
ton Sc llooiru and Foreman nppoared for tho
Tho defenso mado a plea to Jurisdiction, and
moved to itiash tho nllldarlt In tlio lollowiiig
TUB STATE fir TK.XAS. I
County or llexur, City or San Antonio. I
Now enmos the defendant and nlejd to tlio
Jurisdiction of your Honor's enurt, and says
i nil i yuur iionor nas no jurisdiction 10 try nam
in u sc.
I loci use tho ord nance under w-loh the
nllidavlt is dniwn Is In conlllct with tho city
charter of tho city of S in Antonio. In thli,
scotlon 78, or said charter, Bays gambling may
ho suppressed by line or Imprisonment, and
Iho ordinance savs by Duo and Imprhomncnt.
-. nocauso ino ordinance is in couiiici wii'i
tlio StHto law. In th).. l!i - Stata law dies
lour Honor only sue hJuiisd let on as it .lustlco
of tho I'caco hat, und a .lustlco of tho Peaeo
nas no jurisdiction to tj an oircnso when tlio
bcmiltv or anv liart thereof Is linnrisniiiiient.
it. iiecausotuc ordinance 19111 cunuict with
tho Stato law In tins, that for the' offense
charged lij this alii Invlt, tho penalty by ordi
nance Is not le than Si, nor more than fsaxi.
mid may be Imprisoned not over 00 days, and
III- Stato law Is not leu than Jlilnr mora ihaii
SKio, and may bo Imprlsonod not inoie than!)
And tho said defendant further moves to
iuah thuatllddvlt becauso it Is bnsod 011 nn
irdlliancn III conlllct with tlln cltv rharlpr of
the city of San Antonio. In this, that It lm.
nuees a limner penally man is permitted or
wurruriicii uy 1110 cuy cnarier.
Sir. Anderson. In sunno-t of the motion.
nolllts out tho llln.nlltv of the eltv nrilln mei.
wiiiio 1110 tuy .Attorney iiuiuiiicu turn 111c
present ordinance was doubtful, but urged the
Hccorder to irlvo I' tho bcnctlt ot the doubt.
und sustain It. Mr. Tarletoii adduced nilthnrl-
' In supportor tlio dcrxnse and declined that
10 ' rdinanco In umstlon wm omtnirv to the
charter us granted to the city liv tho Legisla
ture of tho Stato, In conlllct with Texas laws
on the subject and in gross violation of the
maims cnaria and inn.wcii rnonirinzca i-iiriitM
of individuals tor whom It U decreed that their
lluortfos shall not bo taken away or abridged
except through Information, indictment and
uu uy jury 01 mens.
Tho Itceonlo'.attorllstonlniMiatlentlv to tho
arguments of counsel, dcolarcd that,"inasmuch
as a similar case styled City of San Antonio
vs. sum jioorc on a lino cuargc, was bus
laineo uy jiiogo xsonnan, on a question ot jn
rlsdletlon beloro tho ltocordcr. and as I reeoir
ti ze tho decisions of that suocrlor court. I
therefore sustain tho motion and dismiss for
mer proeeouings in tlio caso.'
Thus tho city ordinance Is declared llleirul.
undthcrols practically no law against gum-
uung in ino cny.
The Doctors lire Arranging to do.Servlee
For the CitUeus.
TboWost Texas Medical association met In tlio
County court room last night. President Br,
Chew occupied tho chair, and In tho absenco of
Dr.Torrell, J)r. Hurlcson actod as Secretary,
Ucsnliitlou to aunolnt committees was dc.
dared tho llrst matter In order, when the fol
lowing were appointed by the president :
sewerage uuciors lyner, waitBanu uarnitz.
Uraiuugo-Moctors puppies iving aim llurle.
Inspection of food -Doctors Hadra. Ilartlett
jstuoreemcni or lanuary regulations uoc
tors Lowry. Graves and Ilriiuniiacl.
iieaitu suggcsiions to puuno - uociors r .
lieru, Terrell, tyicr nnu iierry.
Inspection of milk-Doctors Bennott, A,
Tho commltteus liavn entire subject of nroDer
tunituiion. cacu unuer appropnaie ueaus.
nr. lieru oxoiameo inai 1110 worK 01 snnitn.
tion vui of such gigantic proportions that It
ect. It cannot bo done right away, nartlcu
larly In tho matter of soworago and drainage.
wuicu is as impnrcaiiL at it in iiimciiitto nau.
die. thouuh it will bo comnaratlvoly casr to in.
augurute in this city well adapted for it by ua
Dr. Cupples thought It was not tho duty of
tho committee to provldoaphin fordialnage,
but to insist upnu it from a sanitary point of
Dr. Ilerlf was of tho opinion that tho 01m-
inltteo would nnu it tncir uuty to suggest tne
best mode ol providing for tho work or which
sj stem Is tlio best to bo uu ptcd by the city
and lrt englncera carry It Into execution 1
tLov ilef m It feaslblo. I don't think San An
tonlo will ovr go beyond lUO.nou inhabitants,
11 ml wo niuht tako Into couclderation suoh svs.
terns as will be best for our peculiar condition
aud situation, anu let ouicrs put 11 111 10 opera,
The Committee on Food and MUk. said Dr,
Morlf. will be rco Hired to test and report upon
adulterated food, such as meat, milk unu all
kinds of groceries ottered lor salo. There Is
moro danger irom diiik man rrora nnytning,
from its mixture witu water irom areeus,
1)r. Klmr wuntod to know what had been
done tiy tho committee In the matter of death
eertilloates. as uo mention of It was mado In
the Inst meeting of the City Council, on which
Dr. Hem, tho Chairman, reported that ho
would iitteitu to it at tuo next meeting,
Dr, Tj ncr asked for Inlorniatlou regarding
rnnnrted tvohoid fover 111 an HtiL'llsh lamllr.
Dr. Monger reported that ho bad two cases
ot mat uiucusu on nuuci, one on souiu 1 lores
Dr. Tynor thought tlio field for Investigation
ou tuui suDject wouiu provo 01 vuiuoanu 111
tercst to thu profession and the people at largo.
A discussion followed on tho treatment ot
Application of Dr. Weatherhcai was read
before tho association. His credentials having
been examined previously, tie was admitted
A Sail Story of Man' Treachery und
The following uro tho particulars of tho das.
tardly outrage committed upon a young lady
well known In this city, by her flancoo I
It appears that MlssSarahCass,of an old, well
known family of Atascosa county, became cue-aired
to a man named Joyce, who. it is alleged.
Hionriledto Mrs. Morris, formerly l'osluils
trcssof this city, but of this tho Cass family
were Ignorant. Tuo engagement was rcc-
gnl.d by the family, and the couple catno to
this city to buy some articles tor thu coming
marrhigo. Joyco took Miss Ca's to the Jinn
don house, mid read 11 telegram to her stating
ho was obllgod to go to Laredo, that ho wonH
tlwreforo take her to (julutuna 'ration, from
whence she could 11 j home. Soon after no
got Into Iho train sh beeatneuiiconiicl U', and
ganed her senses to tied heiMilf In nstiunge
r om Inliarudo. Here Joyce asVcd hr to
n:ry him. biie lelusod, saying that, things
Of Iteoelpts uml liipoildlturm, City of San Antonio, for the Month
March I. Til tmlanrn no hand
March 3. To amount Collector's receipt, Nn.6
March 10. To amount Collector's receipt, No.
March 17. To amount Cnlleutor's rreelnt. Vn
March "4. To amount Collector's n-celpt, No. 8
To amount transferred from Improvement Fund
prll 1. Tobalnnco
March:) To amount Collector's receipt, No.fi... "...
March 10. To amount Collector's receipt, No. II
March 1". To amount Collector's receipt, No, 7
March St. To amount Collector's receipt, No. 8
To balanco duo Treasurer,
March 1. To balanco on hand
March. 'I. To amount Collector's receipt. No 5 ..
March 10. To amount Collector's receipt, No. i
March 17. To amount Collector's receipt No. 7..,
March"!. To amount Collector's receipt, No. 8..
of March, 1HH3,
017 Uil-$II,S74 80
Kit) W-t U,74 IX)
an ao-$ 2,7m 77
March 1. To balanco
March !l To umoiint Collector's receipt. No. fi '.
March 10. To amount Collector's receipt No. 0
March 17. To amount Collector's receipt, No. 7
March 21 To amount Collector's receipt, No. 8
April 1. To balanco $1,511 CJ
Salary of Chartered Ofllccrs .
Street CoininlsMonur'H Ditpartmeut-l'ny of cartniciVlatmrers.'cto.V.V.
Dltches-ltepulrs, laborers, material, oto
Kiiglnecr's Department-Salary of omployees. do ""
Kin. Ili.ii.irtmniir -l.'urairi. nf .lrl.-A
City Found -Salary of pound master, stock driver! fori'
iiospuai iiunai", iiu'dicineM. etc., lor paupers...,
Water I'ald San Antonio Waterworks company.
, forage, etc
Public Iiuproveuiciits, bridges, etc
llalaneo on hand
Uy balaric" from tcbruary. . .
Sultry of Police force '!......."..'.'.'.'.'.!!'.'!!!
ltcnt of stations, feeding of prisoners, tinea remitted, eto.' .7.7.7 .7.7.7."
1, 'iVI (
0,418 U-.-$H,470 K
, , S 28,717 DO
2, w)i no
no tu-$ ".trrs io
Ily balanco duo Treasurer 5; II.", Id ' ni.iwo 10
l'ay of teachers and Janltrcss t ,.i m
Hunt of school rooms " il! m
Itepalrsand inatoilal purchau'd "' ,'.?! ,!',
James .Murphy, account contract Central school; .7.7'. iiJ.fi .-.v......
Ily balanco on hand : JMH B-8 M
$ 8,778 22
fiencral fund ' Pn n Cr
l'ollcottmd ...126.96.36.199 8 ,Wl M c iir ,
Special-fund iTKW 5 ,luII5 10
school fund w
Uiluuco cash on hand !.7!.77i. 3701 oil
K, P. CLACDON, City Clerk.
Examined, compared with tho vouchers, and found correct
JOKIilMI H. nwvifll n
$ do.ii.-i io $ uo.ii:, in
JOSBPII H. UWYKIt, Clialnnan Finance Committee.
looked so strange mid sho thought ihebadl
been drilggod, and would, thuniforo, i
not marry him. Upon this Joyce '
drew a pistol swearing he would kill her .
didgtio not comply with his wishes. Fright-I
ened and horrlllcd at this brutal conduct, she
consented, and n Human Catholic priest mar
ried them on mo spot. Joyce Kept ner at
Laredo for a day or two, and then took her to
Houston. Hero hu told her sho mtiit go with
him to Mexico, but the poor girl was so broken
down In health, and so utterly prostrato that
sho ceuldnot go. He left hor nl no and disap
peared. Mls Cass thou cume onto San An
tonio. Sho was then almost domcnted, and
but a wreck nt her former self hero. She was
found tiy ollloers who wero searching for her,
nnd her friends wero communicated with.
Her parents enran soon after, and took her
home, where ;ho now is.
Her brothers uro naturally on the warpath.
Their hono-Is wounded und they talk ot ad
ministering summary Justice to the seducer If
they can catoh hliu.
Miss Can) is spoken of very highly and Is de
scribed us a beau til ill girl of 18 years. Just bud
ding Into what promised to bo n glorious
womanhood. Her ho cs aro wrecked, her
honor destroyed, and she la broken down ill
health and spirits. Her family, who aro known
and respouledln tills city, have tho sympathy
of their muuy frlmds.
The Time nnd l'luce for the l'eople's
Kestlvul Is Decided.
The Volksfcit committee met lust night in
BehoVf hall. Dr. Lindner, President, occupied
tho chair, and mot o the oITlccra und commit
too wero present.
When tho minutes had been read Mr. Staebe
ly roported that ho hadappolnted Mr. .Ioi,ke as
his assistant, and Mr. Hoetllng made a similar
report as reini'di Mr. A Moye.
Itwiisdcldedto hold tho Volksfest In tho
Central garden, on Frldav, October li, and Sat
urday, October U 1 1 ! o in' ' moiled bv a pro
cessional display on thu night of Thursday,
It wus decided that out of courtesy to the
English nnd American representatives tho pro
ceedings should bo In English when those gen
tlemen wero present.
On motion tho various committees wero In
structed to present estimates for their various
departments at tho next mooting. It being un
derstood that each committee had power to net.
It was resolved, on motion of Colonel llol
knap, that one half of the sum advanced by
BUbsorlbtrd should bo returned to thcra If,
utter payment of expenses, tho funds In hand
admitted of It. After this Is done a surplus of
$15' 0. or such part Of It us could bo put aside,
oh, ill hit nliieeil to thoeredltof tho next Volks-
f.st Then, If funds aro sufficient, tho remaining
Inilfof suhsorintlon will ho returned i rorata.
, If not In full. Any balance, after full repay
ment or suuscnpiinn, sihii uu uuueu tu me
' Volksfest accuuut ror uext year,
' Thu mcotlnir thon adjourned until Wednea-
; day noxt, whpn thoy meet again In Bcholn'i
Hrltllher't va, Texans.
I Tho cow boys mean business, nnd have or
ganized a good team to compete with tho
Texas Polo club on Saturday. Tholr team Is
an follow! Frod Parker fOantnm). Manuel
v ituri, Felix Vargiiro and Manuel Jtamerez
Tiieuow boys' toam will practice to-night at
the springs, and they Intend giving the Itrlt-
liuvra a ruir uciutinu gtjoq struggle lur victory,
The Illnos risy Iteinnrhably Well n,,d
Gain the Luurcls.
Tho third match of tlio Texas polo players
took placo nt tho eprlngs yosterday. Somo
slight chunires took nlaen In tl, r,un, . ... .
Ides In order that Captain Kgremont E. 8har-
oiirn uuu .nr. nowio Uhubrook could make
tholr debut here us nolo nlnvr. n i-
(llynii-Tunjuiuul otflcltttod as irmplro and Mr.
had It apparently their own way. They scored
?"i-l? ilf r,.T ' H,noI1T at 5s)S, nd a third ut
rnt"' iiiaue none.
ltmi0i?ie00,1i K"imo ."""raenood at CM and the
the tlrst and only goal, tho lllues fSlllngUi
tnWSH 'ho,tu,lrd B'o commenced nnd was
on cYtlie? side. uuluultt Boa. was made
At tlio clcso of tho game the score was :
lllucs oV n ,
"cus 0 1 01
Majority for Dines T,
grea?lnrtc?e8UWOr W0" ,"n5'0d elclteJ
TUB MOItlllS MUKDKK.
The Jury Holttve That Ilnrrtr.ou Is Guilty,
Hut lie is Free.
At tho adjournod Inquest hold yesterday
upon tho remains of Caroline Morris, who wag
found murdered on Tuesday, two guns were
produced. Ono was found In the houso of Mil
ton Lewis. It Is u double Imirell.rl .i
was loaded with small fhot, moroovor It had
mo appearanco ot nuving been loaded for somo
m0,Url0,iP,,H.8l"lrle-b'lrrelIed ,lrm' muSitet
and had im exploded -ttp iipon Its nipple.
d ? weroftraces nt ulool lon tho gunstocki
with which Harrison killed his victim. wcapou
..A V0,? 8 !rlof oonflderntlon tho Jury returned
the following verdict: '
"Vo believe that tho deceased oamo to her
death on I rlday night f rom n gun-sho. wound,
from a gun held mid tlrod by John Harrison
with Intent to murder Carollno Morris, tho de
oeasud, and recotninend that tho grand Jury
struUnoublj' Mualuo Into all tho facts und clr-
At the i present tlmo Harrison Is still nt large,
although strong efforts nro being uisdo to eSiu
orjultl 011 brln,f hl"Ktho bar
Tn-aayls Judge Mason's IBd birthday. II
will Invito the County Court Conuulnslonera.
Dopiity Sheriff August Krnwlti! Midothom to
dinu with him, whether at the St. Leonard or
oluewhero Is not sotticd.
Threo (3) flue show cases, und In Iota to suit,
tobaccos, cigars and smoker's articles, shelving-,
counters, etc., for salo cheap.
7-U-tf. AMlgnoo for Fest& Allen.