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THOMAS II. .JOHNSON,
Entered at postofflce at Ban Antunlo, Texas,
as sooond-olass matter.
1'RIIIAV, A Vf VST 10, 1883.
Tin Lullng Signal reports a small ice famine
in that place the first of the week.
Tin victims of the cholera scourge in
Egypt, up to the litest reports, number about
The receipts at the recent slugging mstch
in New York, between Sullivan and Slide,
were about $16,000.
Henry Ward Disciier defines his relig
ious stitus in the statement that he is "a cor
dial Christian evolutionist."
Tilt gas consumed by the Olto silent
fjur-horse gs engine in the Light office,
cost 40 cents a day for about six hours diily
running, during the month of July.
The Indianapolis Republicin truly says
thit free trade is a beaotifjl theory, but more
honored in the breach thin in the observance
As expounded by college professors it abounds
in glittering generalities, but the trouble is,
it don't bear well In practice. As the saloon
keeper said of prohibition, "he likes free
trade, but don't want it enforced."
The Light lm received a communication
from "Vox Populi," wherein the writer at
good length rskes the administration and
Repreten ative Ochiltree by reason of the
Federal appointments made in Western Texas.
We do not know exicliy what grievance "Vex
Populi" wants to redress, but just at the
present writing the Light has no particular
old scores of lis own to pay olTand Its columns
will not be opened to any one else for the
purpose of settlicg up old time grudges and
The Meridian Blade does not admire the
sensational journalism of the day and sajs
the publishers of the dallies now spare no
pains or expense in getting reports of every
sensation or scandal that occurs. It thinks the
result will be that respectable people will soon
be forced to exclude the daily papers from
their homes unlets a reform takes place.
Whereupon the Brenham Dinner observes
that the large daily papers are the best judges
of the taste of their readers, and they publish
such news as suits the popular taste. It Is
the people and not the papers that are to
blame. The papers don't make the newsj
they only print it.
The Ulica Observer, with considerable
pertinency, remarks : "They have only two
newspapers in Saratoga, But when 25 young
Immigrant women arrived there, through the
lying representations of a rascally agent that
they could get positions in hotels, hungry,
homeless and penniless, those two news
papers mustered reporters enough to find and
lodge those friendless girls at a hotel until
places were found for them In Saratoga fam
ilies. We don't suppose those Saratoga re
porters have a surplus of money, but they have
hearts big enough to do a good deal more in
the way of practical charity than a good many
men with far greater worldly possessions."
Considerable discussion is belo&hsd by
the English press regarding the trial of O'Don-
nell, the slayer of Carey, the Informer, and It
Is questioned whether or not that be can be
tried In South Afiica, and a conviction se
cured, as there are a large number of Irish
men there, and a good sum of money his
already been raised to defray the expenses of
bis trial. The English authorities are consid'
ering the advisability of bringing him to Loa-
don for trial, and the only thing In the way,
Is the feir that a Government Stite trial there
might throw such a glamor over O'Donnell's
deed as to not only secure a juiy dliirree
ment but also encourage the avengers. Mrs.
Carey and her children will be brought back
by the Government snd a pension will no
doubt be given her.
There has been a number of rumors cur
rent la Washington of late respecting the
affairs of Mexico, and more pirticulirly in re
gard 10 a treaty that it was alleged had been
secretly negotiate! between the Mexican Re
public and the German Empire, by the terms
of which the Empire substantially guarantees
Ihe Integrity of Mexico. The rumor goes on
to say that the treaty has been effected against
strong remonstrances by the American Min
ister in the Metlcan capital, who Immediately
made a full report to to the Secretary of Stale
setting forth the fscls, and that the whole
milter has been concealed from the country
by the Washington Cabinet, The Chicago
Times, spesklg on the subject, says 1
"Of course, the American government can
assume no right, nor be supposed to have any
inclination, to Interfere with any affair of the
Southern Republic. That Republic has Ihe
same freedom and Independence in relation to
all the political powers of either hemisphere
which this Republic has Moreover, it has
the same intere't and motive this Republic has
in conserving, in all its legitimate meaning,
that doctrine which looks upon any interfer
ence or any complicity of the monarchical
powers of Europe in projects to extend their
political systems upon this continent as acts
unfriendly to the Republican peoples who
rightfully dominate it. This spirit the Mexi
can Republic, under every administration, has
always shown. Even when torn by civil dis
sensions and revolutionary factions, the Mex
ican people have been united in unjielding
hostility to every form and color of project by
foreign raonarchs to gain a footing or an
undue influence in that country. The
heroism, the unflinching and unswerving
resolution displayed by them under
circumstances the most disheartening, in the
struggle against the attempt to set up a branch
of the Austrian Imperial family in Mexico, at
tested this, not less than their spontaneous
gratitude toward America, evoked by the
exertion of Its good offices on their behalf
against that European enterprise. And the
promptness as well as the wsrmth of Ihe ac
ceptance oi the Meican government of Mr.
Illaine's notable invitation lo a general con
vention of all the Independent States of the
two American continents, with a view to
closer relations in the spirit of that American
theory, was a further attestation of the same
fact. It would be strange If should be found
true the rumor that Mexico, so soon after
having demonstrated its capability, unaided
by any but moral forces lent by its stronger
neighbor, to maintain by Its own strength its
own political Integrity against an European
monarchy, has abandoned Ihe sentiments it
has so long held in common with other
American Republics snd contras'ed with
another European monarchy to guarantee Its
rilled With Mention of Minor l)i cut. unit
"To think thit he should strike and be
earning no money and right in the ice-cream
season, tool Oh, Its too bad I" Tele
The recent irregularities of the telegraph
service has kept more than one man from go
ing in among the sharks and getting ruised by
futures; but there is no gratitude in this world.
The man who signs an application for pardon
deserves to be robbed, have his house burned,
and be knocked dow n when the criminal hood
lum he helps release Is restored to citizenship.
A Chicago rain dropped dead in a. saloon
after drinking a glass of soda water This
shows that the fumes of Chicago whliky will
kill a roan, even If he doesn't drink it. 'I he
Cucumber and root beer are all the rage
among the colored people of the south, and
colored people who want to be In the faihion
are having a terrible time of it Oil City Bliz
zard. "John Kelly Is said to be worth $J,ooo,ooo."
A ri an who has 40,000 votes to sell, and a
chance to sell them over again every year,
utht lo accumulate a little something.
Ihe oldest piano in North Carolina is at
Raleigh. It was made in 1780 by Muzlo,
Clement! & Co., Cheapside, London, and is
about ripe for being placed in a summer resort
hotel parlor. Boston Post.
Some workmen while putting up a sign at a
Newport store dropped two ol the big letters,
uotn li s on tne pavement, a dozen New-
fiorters immediately exclaimed, "How delight
ally English." Philadelphia News.
French women are employed in the harvest
fields ol New Hampshire as reapers. They
are reauired to do the same work as men. pt
the same wages, $2 a day, and their woik is
luiiy as satisiactory, 11 not more so.
Detroit Free Press: Woman is naturallv a
timid, shrinking creature, but it Is the bathing
suit that reveals the shrinkage the most. The
bathing suit will mike an apparently plump
woman shrink until she is lean and scrawny.
An Exchange says that the newspaper edi
tors never "strike," but the assertion is not
borne out by the facts. An editor once struck
so hird that a wild eyed man, with long hair
and a long poem, went down stairs seven steps
at a lime and landed on his spinil column at
the bottom. Norristown Herald,
"It is said that Miss Maggie Mitchell re
freshes herself between Ihe acts, when play
ing, by a sponge bath with rum." A great
many young men In the audience refresh them
elves between the acts in pretty mnch the
same minner-with the difference thit the
bath Is applied internally.-Norrlstown Herald.
The other day a fiend in human shape went
Into the hat room at the Palace during dinner
hour and folded strips of Newspaper inside
Ihe bands of every hat on the rack. Every
guest insll .ed that somebody had stolen his hat,
and the exercise wound upwith 41 scrapping
matches. --San Francisco Post.
A lady being asked why plain girls often
ct marred sooner than handsome nnn ,r.
plied that it was " owing mainly to the tact of
ine gins ana tne vanity ana want or tact on
the part of the men." " How do you make
that out!" asked a gentleman. "In this
way," answered the lady; "the plain girls
flitter the men and so please their vanity,
while the handsome ones wilt to be flattered
by the men, who his not the tact to do it.'
A young lady in Ihe rural districts, ssys the
Boston Post, wrote to us asking advice about
havinc a dress made. Now. we didn't knnu,
what to ssy. But we wanted lo accommodate
her, so we got a fashion msgarine, copied a
description of a dress, and sent it to her. Yes
terday the queerest creature you ever saw
bounced into our office. " Do you see this
dress t" she demanded. "This l ih Hiln
you advised me to make. I'veworn it here to
let you see it; look at it." I hen she went on.
She had caused the dress to be made un.
worn it to the city, expected to be right in
iyie, nu louno 11 10 ue a terror, inrestiga.
tion showed that the magazine was of 1847,
CARTER & IMULLALY,
Funerals Piiriilsheit Willi livery ltequlslte.
Special attention irlvon to forwarding bodies
to nil partaof the United States. rfTclcphone
conneetlnn. 0 ills Attended day and nhrht.
A flnirlo or in flirted in nil who iimlcrntnmls
irrnpo culture nl wlno mnklnir to takti cl.firjre
of about tlx acres oT two, car-old vine in 11 rid
clu condition To m com pot on t tiiim ftrt
etuM Inducements will nflVrpil. Apply by
Ifltrrto H. U. H 'ltDKN,
8-7-3t Sharpstiurgh, rUn I'atrlclo County
Hacks No. 21, 28,27,52, 73
StiiblcB-Corner of Avci.ua 13 and Houston
street. Connected by telephone. All orders
promptly attended to, day or night. Telephone
connection No. i?X.
Dealer in tho celebrated brand of
lllackmcr & Post's
SoworHouso Connection Pipo
NO. 10 60 MID All STIIRirr,
Persons desiring information about Moxko
had better purcbaso "Tho llepubllo of Mexico
In 1882," with revised nud corrected map, by
Lorenzo Castro. Depot ntNIo Tone's, Com
merco strict. Pun Antonio, l'rleo per copy,
rlth mp, S3 60. T-M-tf
Din bo found tU'urly opposite, ttao courthouse.
Will buy or sell stock, will assess and pay
taxes on land for non. residents, will attend to
the redemption of lauds sold to tho Htato or to
Individual, will kIvo special attention to all
applications for t-hAnircs of road In Hoxnr
county, and will trueo and f urn lull Information
about lout and forfeited lands In Western
IVXHS. where no nervico is rcnuerca no cnawe
willbumnde. Correspondence solicited. Would
refer to lawyers, land aifcnts and old citizens
of San Antonl. 8-My
3AN ANTONIO, TKXAS.
J. II. rUKKCII.
J. II. FRENCH & CO.,
(Successors to Qoo. Vf. Caldwell.)
273 Commerce Street,
SAN ANTONIO, s-5-3in - TEXAS,
ltonm No. 5, Telephono bulldlntr, corner ot
Bolcdad and Houston Rtrocta, Ban Antonio.
tVAgonts tor PATENT TIN HOOFING
I1 LATHS, mado by tho National Sheet Jlctal
ltootlnir Company, Seo samples at our oOlco.
IIAItHlSO.V & HAMUSOX,
ATTORN EYS - AT - LAW,
ii-t Solcrtnd Street,
Pan Antonio. Twcnty.flvo years oxperlenco In
Texas. Practice lu all btato mid Federut
JOHN AV. SELLER,
General Insurance Agent,
Insurance on nil kinds of property In cltr or
country, and accidental insurance. Olllco
south side. Main plaza, under Central hotel,
MAMMUNO IIOWAUD,(trottor seo No.
D. J, Treacy'a catalogue, Lexington, Ky. Ho
Is n blooded bay, ID bands high, weighs 1200
la a dark ctlMilnlit anrrol Hprvlnn.
DICK (Kontueky Jack), It band, blgb, weighs
000 pounds, will covor niaros or Jonncta.
Bhort-horn thoroughbred cattle, Uod Dulls,
by twenty-eighth london Duke, Lexington,
Kv. BervlnfM. tin.
Bpnng season, february 1. Tormscash. Scr.
.fJ""! ruvu areH laacn away, ana u not
with foal, havo the prlvllcga to return the next
soaaonfrco of charge. Stock delivered at Al
fred Heavea', Main Plata, will bo taken and
brought baolt wltbout cost.
Ifflto Helotes. Tex.
Timo Card, In Effect July 22,
Lcaro San Antonio bound North at 7:45 a.
m., 12.15 p. m.,and 0 p.m. Arrhc 6:IOfl. ra.,
SXi p. m. an. 8 p. til. Lcavo for Laredo II p. m.,
arrive, from Laredo 7:15 a. m.
Train lravlDg Sun Antonio 7;C a. in. has
.ULLtf IN IIOTKIi OAK
through to St. Louts without change- Train
leaving 4an Antonio at 12: It p. m. has Pullman
l'alflco Sleeping car to Tcxarkana, whero
I mado with fust express trains for St. Louis.
Train leaving fan Antonlnat fl p. in. litis couch
and Piilltna sleeping ear through to Houston
and (inlveston without clianjre, nrrUintr Ht
MouMonntTn. m.n OiilvtKton at 9;i u. in.
Two express italiu dally between
San Antonio and St. Louis,
andthrco express trntnn dally between San
Antonio and Austin. Tho only lino runnlntc
J'utltnan l'aloco Sleodntr ears belwitn tfau
Antonio and (Julrestou without change.
Close connections at Uttlo Hock for tho
Southeast, and lu the Union depot, Ht. Louis,
with all express trains.
For tickets, rates, tlmo cards or any Infor
mation apply to
J. 8. LANDHV. Ticket Clerk,
13 Commerce street, Snis Antonio, Tex.
II. 1'. HUU11KS, Passenger Agent,
n. w. jrccui.LOurm, a. o.p. a.,
H.C.TOWNSn.ND.O. P. A.,
St. Louis, Mo.
II. M. llOXIi; Third Vice-President,
St. Louis, Mo.
(OOCI.D t CO.'S.)
Royal Havana Lottery.
August 11, 188H.
Number for NumberPrize for Prize
With SJO additional prises.
Only 23.000 TicMs, 933 Prizes.
3 Prlies, $100 each .' .' .' ' .' .' .' .' 1 !al
o Approximations to first prize, S10O
0 Approximations to Bccond prize, $."0
TO) Prizes as above, being tho full num
lier In tbo Itoyal Havana, and
530 Additional Prizes or $ii eueh to tho
SS) tlcketa having ascudlngnum
bers tho two terminal units of tho
number drawing tho Capital Prlzo
(a) Pilzcs, amounting in U. S. gold to. .$ i'i,010
Tlcketa, 88.00 - - Halves, 81.00.
Tho Horal Havana oiuclal list decides every
frtzo. Subject to uo manipulation, not eon
rolled by tho purtlcs in interest, honestly
managed. It Is tho falrost, squarcst and best
thing that could bo conceived.
Seo that tho name OOULD li CO., Is on the
ticket. Nono others aro gcnulno.
ALLFUIZF.S PAID ON PHESKfJTATION,
For Information and particulars address or
A Good Thing!
TO ADVERTISE IN.
SAN ANTONIO LIGHT
so SB s:
November 1st, 1883.
The Uook will coniain ihort Sltetchei of Ban
Antonio. sMnc location and direction of Important
ttreetiand places In ihe city. It an
And will" te a valuable reference took.
WILL III! l'llINTISIl,
AND DISTimiUTKI) OKATUITOUSLY.
ADVERTISING RATES !
ONIS I'AtlB, IS','0 00
ONK-IIALl' 1'AGE, IS 00
ONU-FOUUTII 1'AOII,,. 8.00
CLINK CAItl) B.00
J'rtferred Sjace (an be given lo those
who Apply Early.
Office of Publication,
210 EAST COMMERCE STREET.
Prices on Firit-tiass Pianos nml Organs Reduced.
dickering, Khhcrand Arlon Pianos, Kimball, Mason Sc Hamlin nnd Western Cottago
Organs. Ncir Goads In all lines on hand nnd arriving. Full stock of
sheet music nnd tniislo books.
E. C. EVERETT & CO.. PROPRIETORS.
Central Garden, San Antonio, Toxhh, Friday and
Saturday, October 5 and (5, '8I!.
Ili'illiaut Fireworks Kucli Evening.
Tlio Volkifest lvlll bo Inaugurated on Thursday, October 4, by a grand Torchlight Procession.
Grand parade, orations and monster concert by an orchestra of RO muicluns. Promenado
concert and dunce, prlzo singing prize gymnastics, tableaux, pantomimes, children's operetta
performed by children.
TEEE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Uo not forget to go tho PA VI 1,1.1 ON on Losoyn Street, back of tho
POSTOrriCC EXCHANGE, whoro thcro will bo a
Every NJglit Diivintf the Week!
SOMMERS & TJEHLINGER, Proprietors.
SOULE & WILLIAMS
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, ETC.
Solo ARfiits for the Celebrated Avcrlll Ready-Mixed Paint.
Paper Hangings in Every Variety.
272 Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas.
VJ w 'J- I J 1 ,
MW4 GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
J 'Si&iXl I
,125 HOUSTON STItERT
I Drink Milwaukee
Solo Agonta for Western Texas and Mexico of Cieam City Ilrewlng Coin,
pany's Ilxport Ilottled Ileer, Milwaukee.
TRY IT !
Green Sea Turtle
Something new and delicious. Heats lobster, salmon, or any
other canned fish. Try it once and you will
do so again. Put up by the
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS.
tJtSThe following are our wholesale agents in Texas :
L. C. Leith, San Antonio; Joseph Brown, Fort Worth; Patty
& Joiner, Sherman; Marselis & Co,, Dallas; Cleveland &
Cameron, Waco; Ludlow & James, Belton; Robinson Bros.,
Wichita Falls; A. Hansel, Laredo; W. D. Cleveland, Houston.
BYE ON" THE
WHOLESALE Ir.At.Ell9 IS
FJtUIT, FLOUIt, I5TC.
SAN ANTONIO, TRXAS
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