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TUOUAg II. JOHNSON,
IUCIUAT, SEPTKMUKR 99, 1882.
The Atlanta Constitution allude! to Mr.
Encliih at the man with a barrel which had
DO adequate bung hole.
Tilt Gull Coait railroad was a dally at
Ions at it lived, and It hai apparently climbed
the golden atairi without a struggle.
Tiiim li to be a tournament, baibecue and
ball at Brazoria on October nth, in which a
large number of knights will take part.
Mr. HiNDMCKS teems to be the great
American itraddler, judging from hli recent
trip to Iowa, where he talked free trade or
protection just at the occasion required.
Governor. Butler ia reported as saying
that the Iowa Republicans will find out to
their cost that the quarrels of the Democrats
are like the quarrels of cats the. more they
quarrel the more cats there will be.
The new postal notes appear to be finding
favor with the public the more they are used.
They certainly are a great convenience. One
serious objection to Ihera Is the wsy they are
printed, which Is of a very poor character.
The Waco Examiner tells ot a man who
recently arrived In that city with $500,000 to
invest In Texas lands, but becoming Intimi
dated at the fence cutting troubles prevaleni
in other sections, he left with a big diigut,
and did not invest a dollar.
The decision of a London police Judge,
who tried a man forthrowinganinfantthrough
a window Into the street, thus causing Its
death, was that the wre'eh be sentenced to six
weeks Imprisonment for breaking the window
and to lour weeks for throwing the child out.
A woman was recently arrested In Kansas
City, Mo , says a truthful exchange, for
appearing on ih: atreels in a Mother Hubbard
dress, and it created so much excitement that
900 saloon keepers and 250 faro dealers
rushed Into the street In their shirt sleeves to
see the woman who would thus dare to out
Mahoni makes Virginia Republicans stand
and deliver on a scheme, In which he asks
them to join the Virginia association and pay
dues of $2 50 a month. Those who are com
petent to judge, say that he Is violating the
spirit of the law, and not the letter, and that
he cannot legally be held to account for bis
political black-mall. Mahone ought to be re
pudiated. The Fostthaster General in his recent order
against the Louisiana State lottery, Dauphin
and others, appears to have pot on his war
paint to stay, and gives every indication that
he will paralyse the business of the lottery be
fore he Is through with It. The fact that the
Slate laws outside of Louisiana and Kentucky
look upon all lottery schemes as open swin
dles, makes his position much more consis
tent. "Men of keen business perception," says
the Two Laredot, "realise the fact
that money paid to the press in their own
homes always finds Its way back into first
hands. Every good citizen acknowledges it
to Le their duty to give the local press an
earnest support. It Is the most powerful
lever existing that Is used in laboring for the
public Interest. Every Issue ot your home
paper is an effective stroke towards building
up the community. Show us a town that Is
flourishing and we will shew you a place
where the local press is appreciated and gen
The Dellville Times says t "A Dallas lady
writes from the Louisville exposition to a
home psper 'We saw nothing to remind us
of Texas except a wagon from Dallas ana a
wildcat from Abilene.' This Is directly at
tributable to the moubaclc and parsimonious
policy of a constitution that prohibits any
direct or indirect effort to procure Immigra
tion. It is a singular condition, but one that
exists, that 99 out of 1 00 Texans are opposed
to this nan enterprising and niggardly pru
dence, while the fundamental law of the State
fastens It like an Incubus on ihe body politic."
" I once asked General Urant," said Gen
eral Sherman at a dinner given h'm In San
Francisco, "why he always started to talk
horse when any one tried to engage him in a
political conversation, and he replied t 'Well,
I don't care about talking politics, and t have
got to lay something, so I choose horse for a
hobby, and I stick to that. It does as welt as
anything for the occasion. I advise you (0
get a hobby, loo. It comes handy.' I have
ever since deliberated," continued General
Sherman, " what to choose for a hobby,' that
I might have something to talk about. But I
haven't found it yet. I am a toldier and have
tried to be a lawyer, but neither profession has
furnished me with the desired hobby."
The Morgan Argonaut, discoursipg on ad
vertising, says 1 "The majority of the busi
ness men in Texas are being awakened 'lo
their interest.and It will not be many years be
fore Texas will be up, If not ahead, of the
Eastern States In the way of liberal advertis
ing. Advertising Is a science ; it is to be
learned and taught by the people. It Is to be
learned by the people the same as they learned
their a, b, c'a. After it is learned and com
prehended it is lo be practiced, if jou would
be perfect. Gentle reader, and more es
pecially the business man, commence now and
enter this greatest school of success, adver
tising. Advance a few dollars as tuition feet,
and see if )ou do not reap its benefits."
The oldest town In Texas, If not in the
United Stales, is Ysleta, situated on the Rio
Grande, 12 miles below El Paso, the county
seat of El Paso county, having a population
of 2500 souls. The Houston Tost says: "It
it a molt Interesting place and much Df this
interest is derived from Its great antiquity and
the peculiarity of Its people, Its architecture,
its agriculture and its products. It Is by fir
the oldest town In Texas and there can be lit
tle doubt that It is the oldest In the United
States. It Is said to be a well established his
torical fact that a Spanish explorer or mili
tary adventurer named Coronado visited the
place in 1540 and found it then a populous
and prosperous civilised Indian community.
He was Immediately followed by the Francis
can friars, who erected a church and estab
lithed schools the same year. These facts
are said to be just as easily proved as any
other facts in history. Now, if Ysleta was a
populous town In 1540, It follows, without a
doubt, that It was a town before that time,
and it may have been a town even hundreda
of years before. The same race of people e
iils there to-day just as pure blooded, for the
most part, as when Coronado found them 343
years ago, engaged in the same agricultural
and mechanical pursuits as their forefathers in
The following account Is given of the
"Black Flags," who are now giving the
French so much trouble In Tonquln : "When
the Taeplng rebelhon was crushed, after ex
tending across China to within sight of the
capital, those of the rebels in the Chinese
province of Kwaogoi were, In 1S65, expelled
thence and driven across the border into Ton
quin. Iheir fighting force at this lime was
about 5000. In Tonquin they found a secure
refuge in the mountains, which make duwn
into the plain on cither aide of the Song-Kol
river, where, despite their expulsion from their
native country, they show a diipotltion to act
in disobedience to the Chinese authorities.
The Anamese troops sent against the inter
lopers were repeatedly defeated, and by 1868
they had possession nf the entire right bank of
the Song-Koi, above Hanoi. With the aid
of the Chinese Viceroy they were alterward
expelled from the low lying country and con
fined to Ihe upper course of the river. About
the same time they were weakened by division.
Those in favor of an adventurous lile retained
The Black Flag' as their ensign; the rest,
anxious for the safety of their families, and
witling to come to terms with the authorities,
both of Anam and China, adopted 'The Yel
low Flag as their token. Those under the
Black Flag were the worst characters, being
dangerous marauders. Their leader, Lin
Youen Fon, had gained himself a name in
Kwangol as a freebooter before the settlement
The Victoria Advocate, In quoting the let
ter of District Attorney A. I. Evans.oublished
in the Light a few days ago, regarding post
roads and United States mail routes, says:
"The position taken by Mr. Evans that any
read 'the people use, or a cow trail, or even
a path over the prairie,' becomes a postal
road, aa soon as the United States carries a
mail along It. and, therefore, a public road,
even if the County court has never declared it
a public highway, la probably a strained con
struction ol the postal law. If he be correct,
dtliens are liable by the act of an official
located at Washington and acting simply in a
clerical capacity, to be put to great expense
whenever the posioffice department deter
mines upon increasing mall facilities in Ihe
districts included In the pasture system of this
vicinity As the Postmaster General has no
judicial powers, he can have no judicial duty
to perform, which would be the case If the
doctrine of appropriating al will sufficient land
for mail routes along obscure cow trails and
unfrequented paths across prairies is correct,
as claimed by Mr, Evans. His position is
based upon the doctrine of eminent domain
with Ihe fatal defect of falling to note that
property can not be taken for public use
without compensation, the adjustment of
which Is a judicial act, and therefore outside
the power ol the Postmaster General. As the
question Involved is of interest to pasture
owners, it is to be hoped that the matter will
finally find its way Into the courts for an
IE. 8. Austin
Has removed his ba ber ahp to 207 Commerce
street, oppoalte Iwkwooci St Kainpinann'a
ban, where he will bo plumed to min t all hie
friends and cuitomers. He employs only flrat
class borbera and makes apodal etforta to
If Von Are Suffering
From torpidity of tho liver or constipation of
tho bowels, try a bottle nf Henatlzlnc, Dr.
Tobln"s groat fircr medicine. Every bottlo
la guaranteed to ynu, and your money refunded
How to mvo money (and drugs) by taking
Turko-llUMlan baths or Steam Ilath for your
colon, rheumatism, dumb aguo and all akin dis
eases, can be found at A. Zimam'h,
Corner Commerce and Alamo streets.
Also, Hot and Cold Water Hatha at 211 cents
Take Notice! Tako Notice I!
Prof. Oralno has purchased tho beer saloon
onmle and soda water. Freo lunch everyday
ai iu o ciock. Anyono wanting 10 icarn any or
hlsalclght ot handtrlcka will be taught Irco
ot charge e-lil-Im
An Open Letter,
Ban Antonio, January 1, 1883.
Drs. J. J. is W.H.Toblni
(Ir.vTl.tMENi Your HepatUtno has been
used In my family lor over a rear, and I
can unhesitatingly any It It tho best remedy I
have ever naod for any liver troublo or conatl-
Pile aro frequently preceded by a senao of
clvht In tho back, loins and lower part or tho
abdomen, causing tho patient to supposo he
haaeonio affection of the kidneys or neighbor
ing orgnnn. Attlines,syinptomsof indigestion
ire prewnt, as Untulcncy, uneasiness of tho
itoninch, etc. A molaturo llko perspiration,
producing n very dlaagrcnn o itching, partlc
ilnrly at night after getting warm In bed, la a
rery common attendant. Itllnd (Heeding and
tchlng l'llen yield at onco to tho application of
Or. ItoHdnko'n Pile Itemed!-, which actadlrectly
ipon tho parts nffrctcd, absorbing tho Tumors
tllaylng tho Intenso Itching, and effecting a
jcrmancnt cure whero all other remedies have
'ailed. Price CO cents. Hold bv O. Schanac, A.
To amend section 4, chapter 43, revised ordi
Ho It ordained by the City Council of the city
of Han Antonlnlhrtt aectlun 4, or chaptori:!, re
sited brilliances, bo so nmended as to horo
utter tend an follows, to-wlt t
Hcctlon 4. That no N'rson elinll place, or cnuso
to bo placed, In any iitaza, street or nllcy, any
thing Mint may obstruct tho Ireo pasnngo
thereof tbulldlng material for Immediate use,
when tho nnmo does not occupy mora than
ono third-K-of audi plan, street ornlley,
and to placet! im not to obstruct tho proper
l'asscu and approved September 18, 18S3.
J. It. KiiENCit, Mayor.
Attest: I P. Clacdon. Cits Clerk. 10-tOt
2-18 Commerce Street,
San Antonio. Special attention given to
Mad. Bailinil Daughter,
Yocaliu Instrumonlal Music,
SO.', Ilnunton street, Pan Antonio, 0-SO-lm
P: SID JONES & Co.
Tturlnl ensea and caskets of every descrip
tion. Otllco--nium street, opposite .Mcnger
hotel. TVlepliono 180-day er night. 0-21-tf
J. It. WENCH. tIENIir ItAArjEII
J. II. FRENCH & CO.,
(Successors to Quo. VT, Caldwell.)
273 Commerce Street,
IAN ANTONIO, - 4-5-3m - TFJCAS.
isMs. 21, 26, 27, 52. 73
Stables Comer of Avenue E and Houston
st'ect. Connected by telephone. A orders
promptly attended to, day or night. Telephone
connection No. SCO.
I was suffering from blood poison and mer
curial rhtuinatism, and had spent ixfy for
treatment with no benefit, and It neemod that
I wan doomed to die. Caught at Bwlft'aBpo
elllo as a drowning man would at a straw, and
It bus saved tne from a horrlblo death, and
cure.! mo sound and well. It la the greatest
medicine In tho world.
O. II. SMILCV.Qulncy.Ill.
HBItr.niTtnV.-Bwift'a Spocldo cured me
sound and well of a Scrofulous taint Inherited
rrom my ancestors. J. A. MAY, Macon, Oa.
I am sure that Swirt's Speclflo aavcd'my llfo
I was terribly polaoncd with Malaria, and waa
given up to die. Bwllfs Bpoultlo relieved me
promptly and entirely. I think It In tho great
est remedy of the ago. C. O. SPHNCKIt.
Sup't Gas W'ks, Homo Ua.
SI 000 III V It Is W'H bo paid to any
9IUUU siXiSl IHU cbomlstwliowlllflnd,
on analysis of 100 bottles of 8. 8. B., onepar
tlo o of mercury. Iodide pntnnliim, or any
poisonous subBtance. HVn IT BPlXirin CO.,
. ., Drawer 3, Atlanta, Oa.
Our treatise on, Blood and Skin Iilaeasos
mailed freo on application. 9-l-ly
X" v iffev"" ars
Time Card, In Effect July 22.
Leave San Antonio bound North at 7:4A n.
m 12:1.1p.m., nnd 0 p.m. Arrive 8:40a. m.,
3:35 p. m. and 8 p. m. Lcavo for Laredo 0 p. m.,
arrive from Laredo 7:18 a. m.
Train leaving Ban Antonio T:4S a. m. has
PULLMAN II0THL OAK
through to Pt. Louts without chanirp. Train
Iravlnjr "an Antonio nt 12:14 p. in. has Pullman
1'alacu Bleep. off car to Texarkana, where
In madowlth fast cxprcM trains for St. Louis.
Train leavtojr Han Antonio at 0 p. m. htm coach
and I'ullma ' Bleeping car throuirh to Houston
and (lalvtton without chantri. arrhing at
II nun ton et7a. ra.and Galveston at 9.3 a. in.
Two expretu trains dally between
San Antonio and St. Louis,
and threo express trains dally between Ban
Anlonloand Auatln. Tho only line running
Pullman I'alnco Bleeping care tietweeu Ban
Antonio and Ualveaton without chauge.
Clono conncctlnna at Little Hock for the
Southenat, and In the Union depot, St. Louis,
with all eipresa trains.
For tickets, rates, tlmo cards or any Infor
mation apply to
J. 8. LAN nil V, Ticket Clerk.
13 Commerce street, San Antonio, Toi,
II. P. HUUHi:s, Passenger Agent,
D. W. McCULLOUa II, A. O. P. A .,
it. c. TowNsn.m o. p. A..
II. M. IlOXin, Third Vico-Prcsldcnt,
St. Louis, Mo.
(OOULD a CO.'..)
Royal Havana Lottery.
October i, 1883.
Number for NumbcrPrlzo for Prlzo
With 200 additions! prizes.
Only 20,000 Ticiets. 896 Prizes.
1 Capital Prixo 7,000
1 " " J,l'
4 Trlies, 200 each WO
8 1(0 NO
ICO " 23 " 2.600
S61 " 10 " ,t)I0
V Approximations of 950 each to tbo
0 remaining units of the same, 10 as
the one drawing tho Capital Prlzo
of J70U0 450
0 Approximations of $50 each (aa
above) to tho one drawing, the $1500 450
2 Approximations ol $25 each to tbo
number proccdlng nnd following
the one drawing tho $1000 SO
090 Prixcsas abovo, being the full num
ber In the Hoyal Havana, and
a Additional Prizes of $9 each to tho
200 tickets having as ending num
bers tho two terminal units of the
number drawing tho Capital Prlzo
ot $7,000 21,1m
890 Prizes, amosntlng to $ 21,100
Tickets, ajg.oo Halves, 81.00.
Tho Hoyal Havana official list decide, every
prize. Subject to no manipulation, not con
trolled by the parties in interest, honestly
managed. It Is tho falroet. squarest and best
thing that could be conceived.
Boo that tho name OOULD & CO., Is on the
ticket. Nono others nro genuine.
ALL PRIZES PAID ON PRESENTATION.
For information and particulars address or
1112 Ilroadway, Now York City,
03 East Randolph street, Chicago III
Or W. W. WALLINO,
No. 3 West Commerce 81 root and
No. A Alamo Pleta. San Antonio.
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS.
A Good Thing!
TO ADVERTISE IN.
SAH ANTONIO LIGHT
November 1st, 1883.
The Book will com .in itiort Sketches of San
Antonio, giving location and direction of important
trects and placet In the city. It an
And wilt be a valuable reference hook.
.WILL 1115 1'ltINTED,
AND DISTIIIUUTKD GRATUITOUSLY.
ADVERTISIiVO RATES :
ONK PAUK, S30 00
ONE-HALF PAOE, la OO
ONE-FOUUTIl TAGIt, g.00
5-LINK 4JAIID B.00
Prtjerrtd Sace cart be given lo those
who Apply Early.
Office of Publication,
210 EAST COMMERCE STREET.
ALAMO MCJSXO HOUSE.
Call and OTVI 170 J' 1
See the ,
AMY 'DIIHO Ul
.A.7NJD KIMBALL ORGANS.
E. C. EVERETT & CO.. PROPRIETORS.
PL. JDI.AZ IELA.S REMOVED
TO 233 CROCKETT BLOCK.ttj
Wbcro ho has a large stock of Imported cljtars and pipes and smoker.' articles. Orer W differ
ent kinds of S-ccnt cigars. A largo slock of Jcwclrjr to be told tiolow cost, as he has no room
to keep It. o.H
HCMD GMl TOLKSFEST !
' Central Garden, San Antonio, Texas, Friday nnd
Saturday, October 5 and G, '83.
Brilliant Fireworks Each Evening.
Tho Volksfcst will bo Inaugurated on Thursday, October 4, by a grand Torchlight Procession.
Grand parade, oration, and monster concert by an orchestra of 60 musicians. Promenad.
concert and dance, prlzo singing, prlto gymnastics, tableaux, pantomimes, children's opor.Ua
performed by ISO children.
THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Do not forgot to go tho PAVILLION on Loso'ya Street, back of the
POSTOFFICB EXCHANGE, wh.re there will bo a
Every Niglit During the Week !
SOMMERS & UEHLINGER, Proprietors.
SOULE & WILLIAMS
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, ETC.
Sole Agents for the Celebrated Arerilt Rcadf-Mixcd Paint.
Paper Hangings in Every Variety.
272 Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas.
Texas General Agency
AND BUltEAU OTP EMPLOYMENT.
Drokors In all kinds of merchandise, II vo stock, l.nds, houaos, rooms, ofnocs, afrage, eto. Also
auctioneers. Agent for Melgs' Flro and Water Proof ItooOng Paint, for wood, tin, or Iron,
MEIGS & HUIX, Managers.
EC. W. KZOEISriG-S BERG,
SO. 30, S0LEDAD STREET, SAK ANTONIO, TEXAS.
J3-DYEIN0 AND SCOURING A, SPECIALTY.
Keep, well trlected nock of Jcam and Cauimara Spring Bottom Pants on hand. Guarantees enllr. aal
lilacuon In ilyle. Si and pricei. Repairing dona In good Ityla. Cl. him a call. ;-il-ra
L. N. WALTIIAL.
WALTHALL & CALLAOHAN,
ATTORNEYS -AT -LAW.
San Antonio, Texas.
Offlefli Dwyer building, southeast oorne
W. 8. Sunn
DEVINE & SMITH,
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.
Offlco Itooms 7 and 8, Derloo Building,
Roledad street. Will attend to all business In
the Stato and Federal Courts.
Inn bo found nearly opposite tho oourthouse.
Will buy or sell slock, will assess and par
taxes on land for non-residents, will attend to
tho redemption of lands sold to tho Stato or tn
Individuals, will give special attention to all
applications for changes of rnada In Ilezar
county, and will traco and f urnlsb Information
about lost and forfeited lands In Western
Texas. Whero no service Is tendorcd no charge
wlllbemade. Corrcspondenosaollolted. Would
refer to lawyers, land agtnta and ell citizens
f asm Aattalo. M-lr
111AM M0lll,n niHTiO
iiira illlll fiOIlH.il riAiWO
T J?N ANTONIOTDCAj
MAMnitlNO nOWAIlD.ttrotter) see No.
2 JvTrc!!? 'a catalogue, Lexington. Kr. He
la a blooded bay, lo hands high, weighs 1200
pounds. Borylce, t25.
KNIOIIT OF ST. LOUIS (thoroughbred),
sired by Qlendowcr, dam by Epsllon, seo Ilruce's
Awe, lean Stud Dook, volume 8, page 362, He
Isadarkchostnutsorrel, Service, $23.
DICK (Kentucky Jack), 15 hands.hlgh. weighs
W founds. Will cover mares or Jennets.
Short-horn thoroughbred cattlo, lied Bulls,
K.WSosfj'lS. U'ai0a DBta- Leilngtoi
Bpnng season, February 1. Terms cash. Sor-
with foal, have tho privilege to return the next
season froo of charge. Stock delivered at Al.
fred Heaves;, Mala Plata, will be taken and
brought back without mil
. . F. QUXU8KAU.