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CRY OUT )4 . 9 T -J 150,000
wres' oan Antonio Light. mfA,RM"rai
5c. per Tackagf. 'Cj ' ' Sim Harl Main I'laia.
San Antonio, Texas, Monday, September 24. 1883
Ten Cents a Week
ED STEVES & SONS,
Yards at International and droit Northorn lUllroad Depot, and (lalvoston, llarrlsburir and
Ban Antonio railroad track. East Cominorco Strvct.
The best grades always on hand. Also Doors, Sash, Blinds(
Mouldings, Shingles, Fencing, Barbed Wire, Fence Posts,
Neweis, Stair Rails and Ballusters. Our lumber is of the finest
quality and unexcelled. We would invite the public to exam
ine before purchasing elsewhere. Ed. Steves & Sons.
Dealer, in Pine Watches, Diamonds and kolry,
lilO Commerce Street, Snn Antonio,
GREAT BARGAINS !
E.,, of h GRENET, D""-
Dry Ms, Cliii, Boots, Sunns,
Glassware nntl Croclccry Positively Sold 25 percent.
Below Cost to Close Out Stock.
GEOCEEY DBPA-RTMEiSTT !
Kent at full standard, with frnshcat goods constantly on hand. Dot "hlnklrs and romac
alo, bot French. Oertnan and Cnlirornta wines In tho city, Goods delivered anywhere In thr
city. Whole srrnoery business ottered for sale. A rarn nnportnn ty for an enorirotto and cntct-rrfelng-man.
The splendid business sund, the "Oil Alamo," also offered for sale.
For sale Throe-story h usc, corner Main plaza nd Market street; two-story residence and
cljht acres Irrigable ground, on Uarden street, and various lota In tht city. Apply to
JOSEPH -E. DWT1R, Executor.
J. M. EMERSON,
No. 113, Solotlad Street, San Antonio, Texas.
Watches, clocks, jewelry, guns, pistols, musical instru
ments, etc., sold at a small advance of cost. Bargains to
be had in forfeited pledges.
J. H. MARQUART,
BOOT & SHOE MANUFACTORY
No. 17 Soledad St., Opposite Court House,
Makee BOOTS AND SHOES TO ORDER, on the shorten notlcs and best style.
Keeps a Stool of liis Own Manufacture of Goods on Hani,
Also has the o?Ir complete Boat and Shoe Manif.ctory la San Antonio. Keeps ths largest, best and most
varied nock or Ustrms, employs mors woikraen, turns out more good, aodxlves better satisfaction
than, any other establishment or ths kind la ths city, "mou
Only First Class Workmen Employed and Entire Satisfaction Guaranteed.
WVarV,So0iRI5li,slf 'if ",Vrt
Wh, ,a a,,i of TltIog In this lioe, leraemb.r ths
A DESERTED WIFE
Visits San Antonio In Search of the Hus
band Who Married Iter In
nut Finds That lie lias Stayed liar. Hut
Had Lit Out to Dallas tutor
On Saturday the Light repreientallvc heard
oft little tnmsnce ins wsi given ihe particu
lars of It on condition that the names of the
prisons should not be mrnlioned.
The story, as told by the deserted wife to the
Light representative, is as follow,: About a
year ipi St. Louis belle becsme acquainted
wilh a hind.ome man, who professed to be a
drummer, and their acquaintance ripened into
love. They were married quietly and lived
happily together The huibsnd frequency
taking Journeys from home, saying that he
wss on the road, and wrote frequently Irom
San Antonio, Austin and Houston. About
three months ago he took a trip and has not
since been heard ol. The wife was then in
a delicate condition and when her baby was
born, she resolved to seek her husband to
whom she is devotedly attsched. The only
clue she had was letters found in his drawer
which were from a female In San Antonio,
and were of such a character thst a wife would
write to her huibsnd. This doubt only Inten
sified her desire to meet her husband, snd
she arrived in San Antonio on Friday. In
quiries of the writer of the letter showed that
her husband had been s'ayioc In the city for
two mnthswllh the woman referred to and
had tone off to Dallas. He was not married
to that woman and never spoke ol his St.
Louis marriage, but other mines were sprung.
He was recognized by his photograph to be a
noted Chicago gambler sad has the reputation
of having a wife in that city. The wlf left
on Sunday for Dallas and espressei confidence
In the legality of her marriage, although she
knows that he has deceived her In msny
The wife is very beautiful brunette,
scarcely In her 17th year, and carries with her
a pretty six weeks old baby, and which she
appears to love very much-.
A Man ltuus Over at Little Hoy and I'asaas
On Saturday alterooon, a little boy, residing
on Losoya street, wss run over by a wagon
driven by a man named Armstrong. He
drove off as unconcernedly as if nothing hsd
happened, and was followed by a gentleman
on horseback, who demanded his name and
address. This he refused to give, and the
gentleman declared that he would have It
even if he had to follow him home. The
wsgon drove upon Houston street, and when
near the bridge the gentleman met Officer
McSorley and informed him what occurred.
The officer at once arrested Armstrong for
careless driving snd the case came before the
Recorder this morning, but owing to the
absence of material witnesses It was con
tinued until to-morrow.
ASKING FOR PARTICULARS.
United States Comntrotler Want.
More Information About til
The Acting Comptroller for the United
States under date of September 18, writes
Judge Mason that he has ascertained that the
monthly bills fur (he support ol United States
prisoners in the llexar county jail from Sep
tember, i8Si, to March, 1882. are in the office
of the First Auditor ol the Treasury, and asks
that duplicite bills, with the Sheriffs affidavit,
that no part of the accounts have been paid,
nor no receipt given, be sent to him. The
Comptroller also states that there are alio bills
without dates for nursing, feeding, etc , Unit d
States prisoners Logan and Rowley, and atks
that dates be furnished to him.
John Ryan, superintendent of the county
convicts, worklog upon the Fredericksburg
road, reports that the late rains show that the
ditch recently constructed by the convicts at
the eight mile hill works admirably well. He
also reports that he has hauled 61 loads ol
rock to fill up the mud hole there.
Til Costs Divided.
The case of W. Etser vs. Wlllism Hoefling
came before Justice Adam this morning. The
plaintiff sued for $57 and amiltedd
liability of $176, upon a note which he
received from Mr. Kurtz. Mr. Hoefling
pleaded a set off for $119, which he had of
fered to pay. Judgment was rendered for the
plaintiff for $119, and it was ordered that the
costs be divided between the litigants.
An Infantile l'arty.
Little Guttle and Willie Clary celebrated a
compromise birthday on Saturday at their
papa's residence, on Nacogdoches street, and a
large number of young friends attended. Tht
scene was one such as children alone enjoy, In
nocent, but heart in the citreme, and one
that the delighted little ones will long recol
lect. Hulldlnc l'orralte.
T. II. Dsnks, iron clad paint shop 16124,
west side Avenue 11; $200.
Henry Dial, lumber dwelling 13x14, south
side Victoria street! $5.
M. Boone, lumber dining room 17x22, north
side Crockett street; $100.
Santa Qutnones, lumber dwelling 30x24,
north side San Luis street; $400.
S. P. Heard, lumber dwelling 14142, west
tide Pecos street; $200.
A Wlf Heater.
A colored man named Dave Allen, a good
Illustration of Darwin's theory, his retreating
forehead and general look being nearer akin
to an spe than usual, appeared before the Re
corder this morning on a charge of beatirg his
wife. Mrs. Allen, a good looking younf yel
low girl, said that yetterdsy, becsuse she
would not spesk to him by the Ice home, he
seized her by the Ihr. at and neuly choked
her, and he wss In the habit ol beating her
unmercifully. Allen was only fined $5.
Th litreat Commissioner at Work.
The Sliret Commissi ner this morning
commenced the work ofg'adirg and mtcade
mizing Ssn Pedro avenue.
The culvert at the corner ol Houston and
Soledad streets has been repaired by the
Street Commissioner in a solid way, having
a cement bottom and cedar and oak coveting.
It Is strong and durable and shuld last fcr
A portion of the Street Commissioner's men
are at work near Mrs Groesbeck't piece, on
Qulnta street, clearing the trees and brush.
Th Vaudeville Company at Turner Hall.
Elsewhere in the Lioiit is publuhe 1 a card
requeuing the mansgers of the Vauderllle
company to give an entertainment at Turner
hall. In conversation with Manager Sparrow
he Informed the reporter that he would prob
ably comply wilh the request as soon as the
balance of his company arrived, which would
be some time this week. He also stated that
he would devote a liberal per cent, of the re
ceipts for the purpose of purchasing a bell for
the High school building or any other worthy
Yesterday an oldish man arrived In ton
with a fine trunk from Boerne. He stopped
in the city a short while and then lcltto catch
the train for Austin. Shortly afterwards two
mounted men rode up to the police office,
ttstlng they had followed an old man from
Uoerne who had stolen their trunk. Officer
Martinez inquired and found out that a man
answering to this description had started for
the depot. Martinez set out for the depot and
arrived just in time to prevent the man getting
ofT; he wss arrested and brought back.
Matcotle was performed for the last time
on Saturday evening. No doubt some other
play will be gotten up. "Le rol est mort,
vlve a roc," Mr. Howard Cook, as usual, car
ried all before him, and Mr. Harold and the
"Doctor" supported him welt. The Misses
Tones re-enacted their parts with the same
fascination, and Mr. Tobin showed he could,
if permitted, act his part exceedingly well.
Judge D. I. Boone presented Miss Helena
Jones with a handiome locket, set with dia
monds, accompanied by a courteous and ap
propriate speech, to which the young lady re
plied in a simple and charming manner.
The match game of bsse ball between the
Dallas Drown Stockings and the San Antonio
picked nine took place at the springs yester
oay. The score was as lollows :
Runs Dallas Brown Stockings 21; Ssn
Errors Dallas 1; San Antonio abcut 40 c r
Struck out Pallas 3; Sen Antonio 17.
Base hits Dallas 131 San Antonio 1.
Home rum Dallas 1.
The Ssn Antonio club no doubt tried to
play their beit, but their best Is not much.
Practice makes perlect, and If teams won't
practice Ihcy never will be perfect. A Light
reporter was Informed that , the Castn.ville
and San Marcos clubs will soon challenge the
San Antonio club, as they wish to practice
before playing the Houston Nationals or the
Dallas Brown Stockings.
Th Sprints Vstrday.
Yesterday afiernoon the Sin Pedro springs
were crowded wilh pleasure seekers and
Athletic;. The great attraction of the day was
the base ball match between the Dallas
Browns and our own representatives, in which
we got sadly beaten. The tight rope acd
slack wire walker elicited rounds of applause
at his varied and entertaining, though some
what dangerous looking feats. The graceful
ness and ease with which he performed his
horizontal bar movements, was very much re
marked, white many thronged to see him,
others chose to set in the shsde and list to
the discourse of music sweet, by the Eighth
cavalry. Around the race course trotted num
bers of ponies, and here and there small
knots of "hors'y men" were endeavoring to
get up races. The weather was very fine, and
the day enjoyable.
Mary Cannon, drunk, fined $J; Dave Al
len, beating and striking, $5; Steve Miller, no
arrest; Shaunessy, leaving team alone, dis
missed; Wolf, falling to have his chimney
cleaned, $j; E. Durand, drunk, $5; A.
Schwartz, furious driving, $5; Juin Carava
jal, drunk, $j; Henry Peters, drunk and dis
orderly, $5; Holmes, drunk and down, $5; G.
II. Casey, drunk, $5; John Connitsky, disor
derly, $5; Ed Wilklns, disorderly, $5; Vic
Horton, disturbing the peace, $5; Gustar
Guttarlno, fighting, dismissed; Oscar Po
land!, drunk, $5; W. II. Miller, failing to pay
his hack fare, $1; Anastacio Verela, fighting,
$5; Alvira Robinson, fighting, $5; Lentz,
drunk and disorderly, $5; W. A. Doyle,
drunk and down, $5; J. Coyle, drunk and
down, $5; Thomas O'Connor, drunk and
down, $5; R. Reld, drunk and down, $5; M.
Martinet, drunk, $5.
The Fever at Guaymas, Mexico, and Havana
A Negro Rapist Hanged In
Th Lottery, Ilank and roetofflc Officials
I lection In th Indian Territory
lh Iowa Campaign.
Havana, September 32. Twelve desths
from yellow fever occurred here during the
Cincinnati, September ai. The ceremony
of conferring the pallium upon Archbishop
Elder, srt lor S'pt.mber 30, has brer, post
poned without dele, owing to delay In send
ing the psllium from Rome.
FxoviDtNCt, R. I , September 21.
President Arthur r'c'eived a large number of
callers at Newport to-day. After a drive he
-l entertained at luncheon by Cornelius
Vsnderbilt. A large party of gentlemen' were
Nrw Yoxk, September 22. The Journal
of Commerce to-day saysr "The curtail
ment in the production of cotton and woolen
goods Is about 20 000 rases dsily, or about 15
per cent , in conirqucnce of short water, and
this will be steadily Increased until heavy
rsins set in."
Osilicosil, Wisconsin, September 22.
John L. Williams, only son of the late Eleasar
Williams, distinguished as the last Dauphin
of France, died to-day at Degerlown, Wis
consin. Eleaiar Williams claimed to be ihe
son ol Louis XVI, ol France, and was known
as the "Bourbon" among us.
Chicago, September 22. A special to the
Journal says the returns from Ihe recent elec
tion for chief In the Creek Nation, Indian
Territory, are In, except from two precincts.
Spiechee was elected over Perlman and
Chichole by about 40 majority. The result is
a defeat for the Liberal and Progressive party.
Milwaukii, September 22. The National
Liberal League passed the forenoon arguing
whether It should enter politics. No con
clusion was reached. It was decided, how
ever, to diicuss and adopt Ihe platform re
ported by the spec al committee, section by
section, with the understanding that if they do
enter politics they will go in on the platform
Wilmington, N. C, September 22. Dis
patches to the Star report the hanging by
lynchers in Richmond county, Friday, of
Archie Johnson (colored), for attempting to
outrage a white girl aged 6, the daughter of a
highly respected planter of that country. John
son was left hanging on a tree with this pla
card pinned to hislireast: "Our wives and
daughters must be protected,"
Hs-lina, M. T., September 22. The re
port circulated by certain visitors in Ihe Yel
lowstone park of acts of vandalism by soldiers
of the President's escort during the late trip
are emphatically denied by Governor Crosby,
of Montans, a member of the party, who ssys
GenrrsI Sheridan's orders were s'rict in Ibis
regard; also as to the unnecessary killing of
game, were carried out to the letter In every
IIarrisburc, September 22. At 1(30
o'clock 21S Union veterans who Served In the
valley campaign of 1864 under General Sh'rl
dan from Maine, New Hampshire. Massachu
setts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, arrived
here I hey were met 25 miles north ol thi
phce by a delegation of t -Mitts and citizens,
end on ariiving at the depot they wrre mrt by
300 citizens and veterans of the Tenth Vir
ginia Regiment. The greatest good leelirg
and enthusiasm prevailed throughout.
Chicago, September 22. The Guberna
torial campaign in Iowa is being conducted
with unprecedented vlg.ir. The issues out
lined are prohibition and protective tanfton
ihe side of the Republicans, and license and
tariff for revenue on the side of the Dimocrate.
Ilerijimin Harrison has been on Ihe stump fur
the Republicans and Governor Hendricks for
the Democrats Congr'ssman Spring-r, ol
Illinois, passed through Chicsgn to-day on his
way to Iowa, where he will begin on tlondsy
a series of speeches lasting tl.l the time ol the
WlLKCSBAXRi, Pa., September 22. At
Woodward shaft, Delaware, l-ackawanna and
Western Coal company, at Kingston, this
afiernoon, In a shaft 500 feet deep, wilh 20
feet of water at the bottom, George Bulge,
Thomas Davis, Edward Phillips and Isaac
Brown were working on a platform timbering
a shaft 60 feel from Ihe bottom. A piece ol
timber weighing half a ton fell on Ihe platiorm
while being lowered, it gave way and Ihe four
men were preclpated to the bottom and
drowned. Phillip Pharry and Lewis Jones
were saved by hanging to a beam. The men
were all married, except Davis, and leave large
families in destitute circumstances.
Washington, September 22. The Presi
dent of the New Orleans National bank,
against which Postmaster General Gresham's
order in relation to the lottery company's mall
matter was directed, had an interview with the
secretary 01 the Treasury on the sub -t. Srr.
retsry Folger told him that the question of
delivery of mail matter to the bank was one
over which he had no direct control, that be
ing under the jurisdiction of the Postoflice .le.
partment. The only question which he
(Folger) had to decide was whether the action
ol the bank In becoming the agent of the
lottery company to receive Its mall was a
proper subject for Investigation by the
Guaymas, Mexico, September 22. Nine
deaths from yellow fever were reported in the
last 24 hours. The Ihermemeter has risen to
97. Fears are entertained that under the great
heat and filthy condition of the streets the
fever will increase and spread. Eleven new
cases were reported yesterday. Not enough
rain fell to clean Ihe streets, and the hot sun
has tended to increase the death rate and
malaria. The new cases have Hrl..n ih.
people frantic, they not knowing whether to
flee from the city or remain in hopes that the
. . . H',ca-. M members ol the Boatd
of Health Droved themselvci mi., I. inm.
petent to battle with the matter. It is rumored
that Del vail, a millionaire of thle el'y, who fled
to the country, has died. No news from
San Francisco, September 22 Captain
Caverly, of. the steamship Cslemt, who
touched off Massttan on his way up from Pan
ama, speaalng of the yjllo fever ii M sxi-
co, confirms the rep.rt of Ihe burial of the
dead by abend of hired Iiduns, who, he
ays, rosmta irom nouse to n iuse gathering
corpses as a garbage man would make his
rounds 1 his result- d in many persons being
buried alive. In the ca.e of a man who was
leken up for dead and was carried away and
burl-d in l ss than hall an hour, It is rumored
thai a nt.-e was heard in Ihe box as It was
being lowered, A Mend heating this went
! the c-metery, disinterred the r-miln. and
lound Ihe body turned over 'rum the ag ny of
suffocation. Information from a private
soiree states that there have been 800 deaths
at Mazaltan during six weiks.
Additional Civil Suits Set,
Tuesday, Aeptember 25 -Kuhn vs. Inter
national and Great Northern railroad; Fro
boese & Santlcben vs Sulnon; Phillips vs.
International and Great Northern railroad;
Canterbury vs. FI.M; Rhndlus Jt Tempsky vs.
Go'dfrank, Frank & Co.
Wednesday, Seplembrr 26 Flsk vs. Mo
rales; Stephenson vs. International and Great
Northern railroad; Stewart vs. M Mayer &
Co ; llowrin vs. Gilveston, I'artlsburg and
San Antonio railroad; Winslow vs. Krcmpkau.
Thursdsy, S ptember 27. Tatum vs. Gold
frank, Frank & Co.; Degener vs.Silsbe; Gfu
seppl vs. Monro; Johnson & Co. vs. Frieze;
Kurz vs. Hoefling.
It Is cspectcd that all these cases will be
paised, owing to the fact that the suit of the
Galveston, Hanltburg and Ssn Antonio rail
road vs. Connelly blocks Ihe way.
A Texas Horned llorsi.
From the Corpus Christ Critic.
Quite a sensation was created Ihe other day
In Ihe town of Cleburne, when Mr. Knight,
who resides a few miles from that place, rode
into town on his wonderfut horned horse.
The animal Is In every respect a well-formed
two-year-old colt, without the slightest pecu
liarly, with the exception of his horns, which
are about 15 Inches long, protrudlag from
cither side of his forehead, about two Inches
above Ihe eyes, and curving back beautifully
like a Rocky mountain goat. The korse,
which was raised closely stabled by Mr.
Knight, is a deep bsy, very attractive, a good
traveler, and works to harness. Nothing short
of a baloon ascension in Cleburne could have
rivited so many people near one spot of ground
as this wondeiful horned horse. Mr Knight,
who refused a cash offer of $500 for It. is a
very illiterate and eccentric farmer. His ex
plsiation fer keeping the horse secret, and
Ihe secret of owning an animal, was thst he
feared horse thieves. Mr. Knight leaves
Monday, accompanied by one ol his neigh
bors, for New York and olher Eastern cities,
where they will negotiate Ihe sale of the
horned horse for the use of a city park,
should he not receive a m ire satisfscory offer
from Barnum or aome other of Ihe noted
Filled With Mention of Minor Event and
A Canadian Ju Ige his deciled that a mtn
has the light to whi 1 his wife il he is real sure
she d i-rves it.
A Kentucky g:rt refused an niT-r of msrrlage
n theirouod ihar her father couldn't suppjtt
any larger family.
It Is sal-l ths sine- his return from the Na
tions! park Ru'us 'latch's pickethok looks
as If an elephant hsd stepped on it.
TheElmunds anti-Mormon law teems to
I ck Ihe kicking qu littet which were looked
for. The 'alms are latlening under its benign
Ii fluence Inter Ocean.
A fam'lyof Swedes in Ch'cagn tried to uta
a reilrnad torpedo for fuel. It is needless to
say that they had exercise enough to warm
them up Inthe'Swede bye and bye. Truy
In his confidental moments Colonel Mike
Sherldsn now admits thst the only game killed
by the pre-id -ntial parly In Yell iwstone oark
were a couple ofsipsuckeri snd a horned frog
A Denver wl'e grew very sick and the doc
tors said she must die. Her young and pret
ty nurse told the patient that she had been
electee to succeed her in her husband's atTec
tt 'ns. The sick woman was so angry that she
got well She and herhutbind still live to
gether, but nevcrspeak as they pass by.
At a reception tendered to General Sher
man in San Friocisco the olher day he said in
his blulT way that when he first knew the city
It was the most forbidding, God forsaken
place between Cape Horn and the North Pole,
and that he would not hsve glvei 25 cents for
the whole place or for the inhabitants cither.
A blooming young widow of Wayne county,
N. Y., was lo have been married a lew days
ago. The least was spread and the guests
were on hand, but the bridegroom failed to
come to time. Three days afterward the
young man 'explained that his father, who ob
jected to the match, had hidden his wedding
clothes, even to his underclothing.
Street sweeolng in Paris coitt, according to
the latest official returns, $1,046,800. The
force employed consists of 1S6 foremen, 8o
sweepers, and 2,010 assistant sweepers. The
sweepers receive $20 a month, and the assis
tants 6 cents an hour. The total cost of
mslntalning clewing, and repairing the road
ways Is $1,680,400 a year, and ol the pave
ments and crossings, $253 000.
Most of the diamonds in stock since 1870
have come from South Africa. Brazil and
Ceylon supply limited quantities of very line
stones. The South African diamonds are not
confined, as is the general Impression, to me
dium and low grades. The Klmberly mines,
which occupy one and a quarter square mlies,
with those of neighboring fields, are worked
by a number of companies controlled by
French , bngllth, and Dutch syndicates, re
presenting a capital stock of $32 000,000,
The buyers are on the spot and the prices
greatly differ. Fine qualities of stones, those
which are not off color, and In all other re
spects all but perfect, are getting scarcer, es
pecially blutwhite diamonds.