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San Antonio Light
' Dafle," "Duntot," ' ttlack.
Mntlh," "Nox-All." "Ited
Crow," " Don Carlo-," (origi
nal." " lletltnce," "l'rlnclpei"
and M other brand'. Tha
Unrest varioty and low prloco-
Brands of Cigars.
For Quality Flavor and Price.
Bold lijr all Flrat-eUa.DealcM.
Vol. 1. No. 131. J
San Antonio, Texas, Friday, August 31, 1883.
Ten Cents a Week.
ED STEVES & SONS,
Vtrda at International and Groat Northern Ilailroad Depot, and OalrtKti.n, llarrlsbiirx and
San Antonio railroad track, Cast 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 Steves & Sons.
217 ALAMO PLAZA.
Where you will see the grandest display ol
the very lowest prices, for men and boy;.
CITY DRUG STORE.
ELLIOTT & PLO-ILiLlSriD,
No. 8, East Commerce Street, Snn Antonio, Texas.
Art flonitantty receiving Fresh Drugs, and have In itock a tar astnrtn
Ptf-fumcry. foil t ori. Sponge. Crimes, Shouldtr Braces,
ICJ-HRESCRiPlIONS A SPECIALTY.
.A. U C T I O
Estate of J-J G RE
M Goofls, Cliii, Boots, Ads,
I'or Gouts, Ladle? ami Children, lints, etc., Crockery mid
Glassware. Auction Every Mo ruing at 0. Up Stairs.
GE OCEEY DBPA.K.TMEISrT !
Kept at full itanrtard, with frrthrat gpoila constantly on hand, llcst "trinities and ccsnac;
also, best French, ticrnian and Cnlirornla wlnca In tlio city, (looda delivered anywhere In the
vtty. Whole g rooery hustnes ntTon-d for (tale. A ruru nnpnrtiin'ty tor an encrgutlo and enter
prising man. The splendid business stand, the "Oil Alamo," aim offered for sale.
For aale Three-story house, corner Main plazmnd Market street; two-story residence and
efghtneret Irrigable ground, on Garden street, und various lota In thf city. Apply to
JOSEPH E. DWYBR, Executor.
Metalic Slates or Shingles
FOR ROOFING OR SIDING.
THE ANGLO AMERICAN HOOFING COMPANY
rfavs tiuH'ulnil an Acxncy n Sao Antonio, for their Mttsllc Slim 01 Shingles for ,
HOOFING AND SIDING, nlBp .
For Building Purposes.
t3Hett limn Tin or Shlnclti. Oos not Shrink or Rot, art Fire rroof and ltl savo Iniursacc.
C. M. KINGSLEY, Agent,
OFFICE AT CENTRAL HOTEL.
juiu on iianu au kiqus oi uuuuing material. ;t-im
the best ol everything In the latest stylet, at
astnrtment of Tooth and Nail Brushe:
, etc., at low est prices.
Interesting Details of the Life and Adven
tures of the Hon, Jack
How at station Acent Trains a 'VIM Hog;.
and Makes film n Useful
An esteemed contributor tends the follow
ing Interesting communication to the L'OMT :
"Jack was found in the woods nesr Lytic
station, on the International, south of San An
tonio, by Mr. T. M. McDanlel, tome time
last summer, and presented by that gentleman
to Mr, E. S. Bellamy, agent for the Interna
tional at that nation. It was supposed to be
about three weekt old when caught. Now,
Mr. Editor, t wilt keep you in tuspense'no
longer; the Hon. Jack It neither more nor less
than a javelin, or young wild hog. Mr. Ilet
lamy had the curiosity and the patience to try
hit training skill on him, and on application
he found him an apt scholar. He persevered,
and at the end o( one month not only was he
an efficient body guard by day but a faithful
sentinel by night. Mr. Bellamy commenced
his first lesions by giving him a name, and In
the presence of Mr. McDaniel and many
other gentlemen of that neighborhood, whose
names I cannot recall, he bsptlsed him the
Hon. Jack Bellamy. It required but few les
sons to learn Jack his name, and he gave the
t'rongett proof that he wat well pleased with
hit high flown title. Often he would become
stubborn In hit lessons, when Mr. Bellamy
would chastise hlm but he tays, at a general
rule, he made more of him by coaxing and
kindnest than he could by force. Mr. Bel
lamy is a very active and accommodating gen
tleman, and has been a long time in the
company's employ, yet in hit varied dutlet
you will find Jack at his heels
and he will allow no one to come between
him and his boss. When seated at the desk
he lies down at Mr. B't feet and will allow no
one to touch him. At night Jack follows Mr.
li. to his bed side, and if he cannot manage
by stealth or otherwise to get into the bed he
will lie down beside the bed and there remain
quiet until morning, unless some intruder
slept into the room, when he will dart at him
with all the (erocity of his wild nature. Few
who intrude on him unwittingly once never
wish to try their hand a second time, jet If
not molested he Is perfectly gentle. At the
table he stands at his master's tide and re
ceives a portion of anything that he eats, and
he it not patticular what it Is. He is a
veritable tippler and likes hit whisky and
beer, and any other ttrong drink. After
drinking whisky he will tmick his lipt and give
tlgns for more. Any person who hat ever
teen a javelin can Imagine what a graceful
figure he cutt with his unshapely body with
the whisky glass in his mouth. But a short
time ago three cayotet came on the platform
at the station in the mtddte'of the night. Jack
jumped up and stood between his master and
the cayotes and kept them at bay until one of
the transportation men wcke up and asked
what was the matter. Mr. B. said it wat only
cayotes, that Jack would take care of them,
and rolled over and went to sleep again. One
day later Jack got up into the bed besides the
baby. He licked ill face and then laid down
beside it and kept the flies off. Jack has got
many tricks, but the most important thing
that strikes the observer Is the strong attach
ment he has for his master. The Hon. jack
can be seen at any time at Lytle station, on
the I. & G. N. railroad, and Mr. Bellamy will
vouch for the vataclty of the above.
Yours truly, S.
"ON THE WATCH.
Captains Shardeln nud Hughes, Watching
at Night, Arresta Suspicious
Captains Shardcin and Hughes, late last
night, while walking on North Flores street,
observed a man standing against the wall with
his hat pressed down over his eyes. They
pasted on, but shortly afterwards returned.
The man was still there. Captain Shardeln
then' asked him what he wat doing Iheiet
He replied, "it's none of your business."
Shardeln then showed hlin hit badge, and
told htm he wat an officer. That wat not
enough, he must s;e his papers. The officers
then marched him off to the police court
where he could tee the papers at his leisure.
On being questioned this mornlog, he said, he
had only been in town a few days, that he bad
come in with cattle, and that the cause of his
being where he wat last night, was because
he had gone to arrange some meeting between
a gentleman and a woman that lived there.
He said he slept at Leal't. A man from
Leal't wat tent for and stated the prisoner.
F. E. Obench'aln, had been tleepiog at Leal't
for the last 12 days, that he never did any
work. Captain Shardeln was sworn and
tald he woke up Mr.' Camel, the owner of
the house where the woman Obenchiin went
after lived. Mr. Camel said no womin lived
there, and that he did know Ihe man
Ohcnchiin wat fined $10 iflrfpdiyi.
Kxcltlng Episode In the Life of Prlsonera
Confined In llexar County Jail,
There hat been a lively lime In the county
jail. John Dwyer, who burglarised Mrs.
Porter's residence, vio'ated the ltde that no
person should expectorate tobacco saliva on
Ihe place where the prisoners expectorate. A
kangaroo court assembled to investigate the
charge. George Roddy, In Jail for robbery,
was Judge, Abe Woods, cattle thief, was Pros
ecuting Attorney and Manuel Ingle, horse
thief, was Sheriff. Dwyer wat tentenced to
25 strokes, with a boot leg. The sentence
was duly carried out by Sheriff Ingle, and
Dwyer then provoked Frank Williams, rob
ber, to f siault Ingle. Williams did to, and
wat tried by the kargiroo court, and sentenced
to the same penalty as Dwyer and don't you
forget it. Ingle carried out the sentence to the
full extent. This led to a battle between Ihe
blicks and whites, In which every conceiv
able weapon was used, but the whites whipped
the blacks badly, the jailors then Interfered
and stopped the row, Dwyer, while lcader.and
Sleptoe, colored leader, have been placed in
Irons and most of the others have lott their
breakfast by the way of a fine. Some of the
combitanti were badly used up.
Sheriff McCall says that the whole thing is
caused by Dwyer, who complains of his
rations, although he has two pounds of corn
bread extra per day. He wants to treat ihe
humtnely, bat this thing has got to stop
right here, and il it don't then the prisoners
will know It.
THE OTHER SIDE".
What Pound .MnsteedleitsonNaya III Iteply
to Mr. Heinllnger'e Complaint.
Pound Master Glcason stales that Mr. Sem-
linger't account published In the LIGHT yester
day It untrue. The cow wat ihe property of
Mr. Semlinger, and no more force wat used
than wat necetsary to take it away. The cow
was hit, but simply with Ihe laOi of a qu'rt,
and in no way Injured. When It was out of
the city limit prescribed by the ordinance it
was turned loose. Officer Opperman, who
was there at the time, confirms Mr. Gleason'a
statement. Mr. Glcason, as pound master,
has a difficult and arduous duty to perform,
and it Is only fair to say that those duties
have been efficiently discharged, as exemplified
by the fict that stray cattle are seldom seen
on the public streets,
A llaekmAu'a Complaint.
" I wish," said a hackman, who is too
modest to have his name published, "that you
would call attention to the ordinance that re
quires hackmen to have their lamps lighted.
It appears to me to be partial in its effect. If,
for public tafcly, it it necessary to have the
lamps of hack lighted afier dark, It is equally
necessary that all other vehicles should adopt
the tame rule. This is compulsory in many
large cities and is found to be better for public
safety. The hackman don't complain of hav
ing to light their lamps, but they do think that
an inviduous distinction Is made that ought
not to exist.''
.Milking It Store U.fful.
Major Lerich hat added a restaurant to the
Alamo saloon, of which he is the proprietor,
and intends to have it open day and night for
'public accommodation. The restaurant is
under the charge of Mr. and Mrs. J. Flem
mlng, who are efficient restaurateurs, capable
of fixing any dish in the best style, and con
venient arrangements are made. At to Ihe
Major's liquors and cigars those who have
tried them will need no commendation to look
around, and those who have not should cer
tainly do to. The Mtjor't motto U none but
the best, and he acts fully up to his motto.
As young Jerome Cassiano was returning
home on Wednesday night two men stood in
his way. At first he thought that they were
friends playing ajjke, but they toon unde
ceived him. He asked what they wanted,
when they answered "don't speak loud we
want your money." He replied that he had
none, and offered to submit to a search as he
was unarmed, but they then allowed him to
pass. This occutred on Travis street just
afier dusk at the time when several persons
were sitting on their galleries.
A Trlbuto of Merit.
Messrs. Walirenbergar & lleckman't hand
tome card appeart in the Light. Mr. Wah
renberger it an architect of considerable ahlliiy,
who hat previously acquired a good reputation
la Austin, and as for Mr, Albert Bcckman he
Is a San Antonio boy, too well known for
commendation. Any one who looks on their
works, such as the White Elephant and the
new store for Blum & Koenigsberger, cannot
fail to appreciate the artistic elegance of these
talented architects. They deserve tuccess
and will turely obtain It.
Judge Tfoomiri Iteturned,
Judge Noonan has returned to town from
hit raoche at Cattroville. He Is looking re
markably well and Is ready for business. He
hid not been long here before , he wat tent
for, because tome winter pasture which he
had taved wat burning. However, he could
not leave, and tays, an) bow, he could not put
it out, for they would not let him take the
fire engine, and If tbey would there was r.o
The Houston Age is jubilant over the way
In which the "Nationals" were received dur
ing their recent visit to San Antonio and
states : "Our bise ball boys say they were
treated right royally at San Antonio and
Austin; and they propose very soon to have
the Austin and San Antonio clubt tee how
handsomely Houston can reciprocate. The
idea it to have those clubs here together, and
make a grand base ball tournament."
ltaptlxed arid jtcbnptlieil.
Yesterday Mr. George Jtgge christened hit
five children. Among his friends present
were Messrs. E Arcaud, J. Heitgen and
many others. The christening took plsce at
the residence ol Mr. Jagge, and after the cere
mony wat over the father of the children, to
gether wlih his friends, rebtptlicd themselves,
but not with water, nor by an outward appli
cation, but by a hearty good health drank In
the young children, with "three timet three."
Yellow Fever IncreaslngE. J.Joslyn Kills
His Sweetheart and Commits
Free Thinkers' Convention -Two I'ro
ncnt Texan Dead Compulsory
Alexandria, August 33. There were 13
deaths from cholera yesterday.
Paris, August 30 Prince Jerome Napoleon
has returned abruptly to Paris from a tour in
Vienna, August 30. Despite Ihe proclama
tion of martial law at Egersreg, Hungary, the
Jewish diso iters continue.
DUDLIN, Auguit 30. Miss Catherine Con
nelly, sister of the Connelly brclheri, who
were arrested al llruff, Limerick county, on
suspicion of being connected wilh the murder
conspiracy, has been arrested on the charge of
befog Implicated with her brothers.
Wasi'Igton, August 30. A dispatch from
Ship Island says that 12 vessels are now In
quarantine, from which 19 cares of yellow
fever were ttken, alt brought from Vera Cruz.
At Pentacola yesterday, there were three new
cases of yellow fever a servant of Dr.
Owens and one hospital attendant, and there
was one death,
Wiluamsiort, August 3a The Green
back Slate convention was called to order to
day by G. P. Pardtr, Chairman uf the State
committee. The Committee on Organisation
and Platform was appointed and Ihe conven
tion was addressed by Thomas A. Armstrong,
of Pittsburg. The attendance is moderate.
Cleveland, August 30. Sylvester F. Ful
ler, the runaway Cashier of the Second Na
tional bank, of Jefferson, Ohio, and II. L.
St. John, his assistant, were arrested to-day,
on a charge of stealing $50,000 ot the bank's
money. The defalcation was discovered last
December, and they fled lo Canada. On re
turning they were found and captured.
New York, August 30. The Coroner has
been notified of the death of Major Dexter G.
Hitchcock, onboard the steamer Lampasas,
at her pier In the Nonh river. The deceased
arrived on the preceeding day from Galves
ton. Major Hitchcock served wilh distinction
in the Confederate army in the late war. The
remains will be embalmed and sent to Gal
veston. Washington, August 30. The city post
offices were to-day supplied with Ihe first In
stallment ol new postal notes, all printed in
Yellow ink and bound in books of coo paces.
wilh stubs that are to be filled up wilh brief
statements or Ihe amounts detached, notes
and other particulars. Eighty thousand books
have been sent to various money order offices
in the country.
Fort Worth, August 30. Ellsha White,
a prominent farmer of this county, went to the
drug store of L. N. Brunswig to day, and
asked for an ounce of quinine, when an
Ignorant clerk gave him morphine. White
gave a dose to a little daughter, who was
suffering with fever, and took a dose himself.
To-night the little girl is dying and White Is
In a dangerous condition.
New Orleans, August 30. The grand
jury in its report suggests, at a sanitary meanr,
that a crematory be establ shed under the
direction of the charity hospital, for the pur'
pose ot burning the bodies of those who die
of contaelout diseases. A. Martin, a lumber
mill owner, has supcnded, with liabilities of
$50 ceo, assets $100,000. it Is believed
that arrangements will be made to continue
San Francisco, August 29 An earth
quake hat commenced on the San Celito,
The tide at 10 o'clock on the morning of
August 27 had Increased in height and was
still rising yesterday The height of the
waves was one foot, and the time was 40 min
utes. The remarkable disturbances noted
above were probably caused by the same
earthquake, and the tidal wave that destroyed
Anj'cr ana otner towns in ava, Augutt 27.
Marseilles, August 30. II the Count de
Paris thould Issue a manifesto he would notbe
allowed to return to France, or if he did re
turn, would he expelled. Admiral Mever.
who commands the French naval division in
the Chlnete waters, hat been formally ordered
to arrest, even by force, every Chinese boat
carrying arms or troops. He it alto ordered.
in case of a rupture between France and
China, to make an immediate attack on Can
ton and other Chinese ports.
St. Louis, August 30. The Post-Dispatch's
Gallatin special says that the line of
defense la the James trial wat agreed upon
at a consultation of the attorneys last night,
and. briefly stated. Is an alibi and mistaken
identity. At the commencing of the court
this morning, Mr. Rush made an opening
statement for the defense. He dwelt at length
upon Frank James' efforts to get away from
the band, denied that Frank had ever left
Kentucky, and claimed a conspiracy between
iicK i.iuuc.'i, me corn, unions ana tne otn
cert of the State to hang Frank James.
Atlantic City, N. J, Augutt 30. An ex
press Irain on the Philadelphia and Atlantic
railroad, narrow gauge, which left Philadel
phia this morning for this place, wat thrown
from the track at Pletsantvllle by a loose
switch, which was shoved alter the engine
patsed. The baggage car was turned upside
down and four passenger coaches were com
pletely wrecked. No persons were killed, but
about to were iniured. Amontr those seri
ously injured are Elijah Houghton, Conductor
Lee, E. S. Llppincott, George Depon and
Mrs. M. A. Scolt, of Philadelphia, It Is be
lieved that none of the Injuries are fatal,
Washington, August 30 Ex Chief Jus-
ti:e Moore, of Texas, died in this ci'y this
morning ol cerebral-apoplexy, aged 61, He
wat unusually cheerful yesterday, and slept
well last nlcht. but wat stricken with naralvsi
ol the left side lust before ariilno Ihit morn
Irg. The remains have been embalmed and
will be taken to Austin for burial. Judge
Moore was for years a prominent lawver in
Teias, and during the first year of the late
civil war comminded a Texas regiment. He
was then elected to the bench and served at
Associate Justice and Chief Justice about 18
yea-i. cany in i&si be resigned the lattc
omce on account of tailing bealih.
BATAVIA, August 30. The straits of Sunda
are now dangerous to navigation. An Island
as arisen therein and the coast line it altered.
The Government is preparing to obtain new
soundings of the strait. Sixteen volcanoes
have appeared between the site where the
Island of Krakatsa formerly stood and Sibtslc
Island. A portion of Bantam Is an ashy de
sert. Cattle are starving and the population
is in danger of famine. Ssengepan volcano
split in five parts. Seven hundred and four
bodies of victims In the disaster have been
buried ia the district of Tanard, and 300 in
the coast village of Momat.
Elgin, August 3a Edward J Joslyn, ton
of Colonel S. joslyn, a clllien of high fund
ing, and a nephew of Judge Joslyn, Assistant
Secretary of State, shot and killed Ella Buck-
Inn),.-. ,,, r n1...1. .AA....
joslyn has been paying attention to Mist
Buckingham for the patt y.ar. the nature of
which hat created teme comment. He hat
Utterly displayed fierce jealousy. He at
tempted lo enter her room this morning, and
being denied admission forced hit way Into
her apartments. There was a scuffle and two
shots and the young woman fell dead. Joslyn
immediately committed suicide with ihe same
St. Louis, August 30. The war on pas
senger rates between here and Louisville as
sumed largerproportlons to-day,and threateni
to become serious. In addition to the drop
V the Air Line from $4 to St to In Louis
ville, which was promptly met by the Ohio and
Mississippi and the vandalia, the Uhlo and
Mississippi have now announced a rate of
$6 50 from here to Chattanooga via Ihe Ohio
ana .Mississippi ami Cincinnati, new uneant
and Texas. It does not teem to be known
whether Ihe old Cincinnati Southern hat
dipped Into ihts matter, but the rale is an
nounced and the tickets ofTcred at the above
Rochester, Augutt 30. The Free Think
ers' convention opened here this morning
with a conference, during whlih a number of
brief speeches were made. Dr. L. R. Ware,
of Boston, debated upon Herbert Spencer
nnd John W. Draper, endorsing the vlewt
Ihey presented. Dr. Q It. Geyer, of Bryan,
Ohio, offered for the use of any educational
Institution for Free Hiinkers which might be
established, a cabinet containing more than
15,000 sptcimans, which he has been 35 years
collectine. Mrs. Coleman, of Svracuse.spoke
in favor of the recognition of women in the
waiktol we. Judge Arnold Diekell, 01 Mis
souri, snone 01 inc uuty 01 free 1 runners lo
Laredo, August 30. The mixed bain
coming from Monterey list nlgbL tome 20
miles beyond New Laredo, encountered an
enormous pile of wood placed across the track
in a heap. The cow catcher struck It and
threw the wood ia every direction. Fortu
nately neither the engine nor any of the cars
were thrown from the track. Delia Givens,
the negro woman charged with kidnapping the
little girl tome dayt ago, has been discharged
on the technical grounds that Thomas, in
whose noute the child has been residing, nat
never been made her guardian accord-
in? to Ihe ttrict formt of the law.
Dr. D. M. Devcraux, hat, like Jeff Miller, be
come involved In serious trouble with Meii
caa policemen. Some days ago, for tome
trivial offense, he wat arretted in Monclova,
Mexico, by one 01 tne local peelers 01 tnat
town, and stalled to the calaboose. On the
way he drew a knife, stabbed the officer,
snatched hit pittol and fired two thott at him.
mediately recaptured, and since then hat
languished ia the lowest dungeon of the
Why the Distinction?
San Antonio doubtlctt hat at good, If cot
Ihe best and most efficient police force of any
town in Ihe State. The men are generally
watchful and vigilant and bear the reputation
of being honest. But we will say they are not
Infallible, and are apt at times to be too leni
ent with Ihe law breaker!. At one time an
arrest will be made onheartay evidence, with
out a warrant, and then again for the tame
offense an affidavit it required, etc., and all
the extra formalitiet are necetsary before the
guilty offender will be molested. To illus
trate, a short time since two gentlemen of the
newtpaper fraternity had a little fist encoun
ter. There wat not an officer within a block
of the occurrence, and he did not tee the
fight and only heard of it an hour afterwards.
The officer was told by tome one who had
not teen the disturbance also, but taking It
for granted that it wat to, made the affidavit
himself that there had been a fight. The
belligerents were arrested and the party mak
ing the assault pleaded guilty and wat very
properly fined. Other Instances can be cited.
About a week ago one of Ihe Knights of the
Green Doth, In a fit ol jealousy, filled up with
benzine, employed a hack, went deliberately
to a house of Ill-repute, and invited one of
the inmates to take a ride. They were driven
out In the chaparral, and the Knight pro
ceeded to unmercifully beat the woman until
she was bloody from head to foot. The wo
man appealed to the hackman tp take her
bick home, bit to no avail. After the brute
had satisfied hit vengeance, the woman wai
driven back home in a frightful condition.
Some of the Inmates of the house went to the
police headquartcrt and gave the deputy mar
thai information of what had happened. The
officer called at the houtc, taw the bruised
woman, but refused to make any arrest unlets
she would twear out an afSdavit. Whether
this Is the fault of the law or the officer we
ore not prepared to tay, but theie Is tome
thing radically Wrong, and we fall to under
stand thit distinction In the manner of making
A Weak Hope.
From the Detroit Puat and Tribune,
When the Ohio conventions were held the
Democrats declared that they had "a dead
ture thing of it;" later ihey were "confident;"
now they only "believe" the thing can be
done, lloailly talks too much forhlmsclfand
the old Bourbons talk too much against him,
to their confidence wavers until it is no more
than weak hope on a very shaky toundatlon.