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The San Antonio Light.
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THOMAS II. JOHNSON,
MONDAY, DIXIIMIlKlt 21 18H.1.
The Lioiit will Isiue no paper lo-morrow.
Clirlttmai Is a holiday In fact, and the Light's
working force, In common with the world at
Urge, will take It In for all It it worth, and the
Light takes this occasion to wish one and all
of its readers a merry Christmas, and a happy
Tiik Christmas edition of Ihe Abilene Re
porter is a double number of that excellent
paper, printed on tinted-toned paper, profuse
j illustrated with fine eriravinr,s, and more
than filled with excellent reading matter. The
edition displays much enterprise, and Abilene
should be proud of the Reporter and five it
the encouragement itdeserres.
Tin Light Is under obligations to almost
erery newspaper in Texas for courteous and
kind notices, and this acknowledgement is
made with all our heart. Courteous discipline
reflects honor vpon the press and enhances its
influence, while bullying, blackguardism and
discourtesy render it demoralizing to the mor
als and taste of the public, and destroy its in
flutnee with the best people In the community.
The Gatesvllle Advance sensibly says:
"A paper that waits until the battle is over
before it expresies an opinion may always be
on the popular side, but it will never wield
much Influence. It is demanded by the people
that papers that lead public senti
ment must have opinions and be bold to ex
press them. These are the journals that live
to attend the funerals of their mealy-mouthed
The following most generous compliment is
from that bright, pleasant evening contem
porary, the Waco Day s "The handsomest
and certainly the most Interesting holiday
paper that has come to The Day Is the San
Antonio Light, of the loth Instant. It is
quadruple the usual size of the paper, brim
ming over with appropriate illustrations and
reading matter, anil as to mechanical execution
and print Is simply superb. The Light has
also issued an annual almanac for 1884 that is
complete in its way. The paper is doing not
only a good work for Itself, but for San Anto
nio and Texas."
The Laredo Times accuses the Light of
attempting to feed some of the Democratic
papers on "taffy," because of our statement
that there were Dourbon journals and progres
sive Democratic papers. The fact is as the
Light stated it, and It is queer "taffy" to state
a well-known fact. Ifthe Laredo Times reads
the Light and understands what constitutes
"taffy," it must have observed that the Light
does not deal in tally. The Light said Cul
berson and Wellborn were whipped in by the
"machine," and the last sentence of the
Times shows we were right. It says s " If
they had voted for any oilier man for Speaker,
they would doubtless have paid for it with
their official positions."
The Galveston News has fired off a string
of fire crackers at Governor Ireland, charging
him with the responsibility for fence cutting.
But Governor Ireland will hardly hear the
noise. He is no more responsible for fence
cutticg than is the News. The Light pre
dicted that the fence cutting would blow Ire
land sky high and split his party In two j but,
nevertheless, it is opposed to doing Governor
Ireland wlllul Injustice, lie had no more
' power, by virtue of his constitutional powers,
to arrest fence cutting than the News has
ability to obtain deep water on Galveston bar
with a stove shovel and editorial flatulence.
The LIGHT considers Ireland a gubernatorial
failure, but that Is no reason why It should do
him wilful Injustice or suffer the News, the
would-be Warwick or king maker, to do so
without a protest.
The Blanco Star-Vindicator truly says:
"The old Alamo building at San Antonio
should be preserved, Intact, as eld Indepen
dence hall at Philadelphia Is; so the people of
Texas may always be reminded of Ihe heroism
of their forefathers a heroism without a
parallel in ihe world's history, and which won
forus the independence of the fairest country
on God's green earth. It was the blood of
Ihe Alamo martyrs that won Ihe field of San
Jacinto and gave Texas her freedom, Fan
nuil hall, Boston, Is called the cradle of
American liberty, but the Alamo Is even more
lhan this It Is not only Ihe cradle, of Texan
liberty a bloody one it's true but is also the
grave of despotism. It will Inspire In the
bosom of Ihe sons of the Lone Star State a
spirit that will forever resist to the death the
yoke of a despot. While stands the Alamo
Texas will be free "
l'OSIMASTKR II, A. BURDANK, of Laredo,
in a letter to the Houston Post in reply to
complaints about the management of lhat
office, gives the following reason why It lakes
so long for letters to go to immediate points
In Mexico: "The mall from the North ar
rives at Laredo at 6:05a. m. (whenon time);
Ihe Mexican National train for Monterey
leaves Laredo at 7:30. As I am allowed only
one clerk, It takes us unlit nearly 8 o'clock to
distribute our local malt. Another thing, the
mall for Mexico is not delivered to railroad
postal clerks from this office, but to a Mexi
can carrier, employed by the Mexican Gov
ernment, who brings the mall from New La
redo, Mexico, every day between the hours of
12 m. and t p. m., when the exchange mail is
ready for him. What the Postmaster of New
Laredo does with the mail, or how long he
keeps It in his office, I do not know. I do
know that every letter and paper arriving at
(his office by 12 o'clock m., destined for
Mexico, leaves hete the same day."
The publishers of the Light, have endeav
ored at all times to make it a representative
paper. That they have succeeded, Jn a great
measure, is evidenced by the many compli
ments given the paper by Its contemporaries.
The following from the Handera Enterprise is
particularly appreciated, and the Light will
always endeavor to ketp the good esteem it
has already earned: The Enterprise says:
"While we differ as widely as possible from
Ihe political sentiments of the San Antonio
Light, we nevertheless admire its bold and
manly advocacy of its principles and its un
qualified and outspoken condemnation of men
and measures whenever, in its judgment, they
deserve it. The fact that Ihe Light has grad
ually made considerable ascent upon Ihe hll'
of newspaper reipectability, diagging through
the debris of a heavily discounted political
party in Texas, is evidence of merit which
should not and cannot be overlooked. The
Light is, in very many respects, an excellent
dally paper, and richly deserves the extensive
patronage Its recent improvements indicate."
Christmas is supposed to be the anniver
sary of the birthday of Christ, and has for
many centuries been kept as a holy day by
nearly all Christian sects. Chaucer said ia
his lime during Christmas it "snowed of
meate and drinke," alluding to the general
prevalence of hospitality and good cheer
every house being open to all comers. In
England Christmas lasted with each family so
long as the yule log remained in the fireplace
unconsumed, and to protract the duration ol
this'.season of joy, good cheer, hospitality and
hilarity the yule log was purposely selected
from some noncombustible wood, and was
then soaked in water, or wine, to increase its
natural incombustibility with the view of pro
tracting the holiday. The Puritans treated
Christmas festivities as sinful and heathenish,
and made open war against Christmas, wear
ing faces of greater elongation and sourness
on this holy day to denote the sinfulness of all
good cheer and festivity, and their own near
ness to heaven. In the United States all the
Protestant sects indulge in puritanical views
about Christmas. We are not, by any means,
going to quarrel with these sects they may
think as they choose provided they do not
molest uj In our opinions still, wc do not
fancy a religion that condemns cheerfulness
as a crime, and good cheer as the chlel of
sins. Drunkeness and excess are brutal and
debasing at all times and seasons, but es
pecially on the reputed birthday of the Savior
of sinners, whose creed holds that no drunkard
can Inherit the kingdom of heaven. Hospital
ily, good cheer, fun mirth and enjoyment,
within the bounds of reason and decorum, are
not only innocent but commendable on many
accounts, particularly for the recreation of
mind and body afforded by them. Foreigners
visiting the United States are painfully sfuck
by the care-worn, haggard, prematurely old
look of our people, by their constant rush
and hurry and absorption In business cares.
The average American is a steam engine in
pantaloons and a frock coat; he has no time
to chew his food, and so he swallows It In
chunks. lie regards repose as the complet
es! bore, recreations as a waste of time, so
ciability as unadulterated nonsense, friendship
as only fit for poets, beardless boys and bread
and butter misses redolent of the boarding
house. Getting drunk and gambling are his
only relaxations from business, the first drowns
his senses and the last produces the excite
ment which he craves. Recreation recruits
body and mind and prolongs life and should
be encouraged. Cheerfulness and mirth, fun
and laughter are better than doctors and medi
cines. We hope every family in San Anto
nio will have its yule log and go in for hospi
tality, sociability, good cheer and enjoyment
during Christmas. Let them Invite their
friends to share their good cheer. It would
not surprise us at all if there were not in San
Antonio men who never have Invited a friend
to share their meals, not even during Christ
mas. Suppose all hands take a "new de
parture" In sociability and recreation an3
leave rag, tag and bobtail to get drunk!
Widows and orphans, the poor and the sick,
ought not to be overlooked or forgotten dur
ing Christmas, and we call upon all to re
member them by sending them such presents
and articles as they think would be most ac
A good boy to carry a horseback route.
Apply at this office.
Itema lllcanett from the State I'rrM anil
Paxkcr CmiNTY.-iThe first case of fence
cutting in Parker occurred last week. Mrr.
Llgor, a widow, had 160 acres fenced, all of
which she owned, but her fence was so cut as
to ruin it. This rct of vandalism was strongly
McLennan County. The town of Mc
Gregor is improving rapidly. It now boasts
of a first-rate newspaper, the Plaindealcr. It
cannot be mealy-mouthed wilh such a name
....Prohibition got a "black eye" at Mc
Gregor, but a good many people will get
"black eyes" hereafter.
Concho County. The fence cutters have
been pretty busy In this county they have cut
the fences of S. II. Ilronaugh, Mr. McLaln
and Mr. Gatlin. Mcl-aln had only 1200
enclosed and owned every acre, and had
fenced in nn road. Mr. Gatlin put up his
fence again, but it was cut and his gate burned
the night afterwards.
Kx-Governor Lubbock has surrendered to
a widow and been reconstructed,. ..Judge A.
O. Coolcy, of Gillespie county, has gone on
a trip to St. Louis, Baltimore and New York
....Donham has a National bank..,. San
Saba has a candidate in the field for Assessor
.... Four counterfeiters have been arrested in
Waco.... The oil mill In Corsicana is in
operation,,,. There was a destructive fire in
Milam County. Cameron, the county
seat, has improved more the present year
than for several years previously. Seven
nice brick business houses and a good many
nice dwellings have been built. The mer
chants arc all solvent and doing well. Com
was over an average crop, and is selling at
40 cents per bushel. Cotton was not quite
an average. Lands, both for farming and
grazing, have advanced from 50 to 200 per
cent, within the past year and a. e still rising.
Immigration into Ihe county has exceeded
that of any past year. Over 50 German fam
ilies have settled in one neighborhood.
Hunt County. This county has a popula
tion of 25,000, and is settled almost entirely
by w.hlte people; the soil is rich; black prairie
unimproved lands range from $3 to $3, and
Improved from $10 to $25. Wood is plenti
ful, water is easily obtained and all portions of
the county possess ample shipping facilities.
Greenville, the county seat, contains a popu
lation of 3500, and boasts of two first rate
newspapers, the Banner and the Herald.,,.
Mr. J. II. Johnson, one ol Ihe oldest citizens
and first settlers, died last week.... Walton &
Hardgraves, merchants, were closed. Their
creditors had an attachment for them....
Trade at Greenville has been brisk, and all
lines ol business have prospered.
Ily J AY. llrndley, Laud Agent.
Nlco cottage, well built, fronting east on
cottairc. olcirantlr llnlnbeI. 7 loomit. una
block from Han Pedro avenue, (3,rO0.
i wo story commodious nousu or jt rooms.
mid adjoinlnir Casino' hull. Splendid Invest-
114 aero farm, within two hour ride of tho
city, rh er front, six room house celled through
out, M acres cleared and fenced, orchard of
Uvo acres, Kood well and cistern. Price $-.000.
Hit nlco cottages In Ward 4, prlco Jl,aju to
$XUU0 puylnir 15 to SO per cent, rental.
Improved farms, dairy furius, ranch proper
ties wtili llvo stock, largo bodiea of land In
Nn. 1.110 Went Houston street.
Two largo lots, corner of Solcdad and ltodrl
Two nice cottages, 3 rooms each, on Fannin
Nlco cotlago of 3 rooms on Avenuo 1).
Cuttago of roams, gallcilcs, stable, etc.
3 cottages on Avenuo 11.
bltacrestn ICarncs county, on Hondo creek
fenced. 100 ncres cleared and 21 In cultivation,
l." miles South of Helena and 7 miles from
lntlcyllle. I'lno Improvements, well grassed
nnu innocrcu. Appiyio .1. w. iihalilky.
40; Houston street.
Nollco-fiOO Cusca Imported Wlues.
Wouro receiving to-day WO coses of wines
direct limn tho best vineyards 011 thclthlne,
of tho following brands, vu:
Nlomtclnor vintage, 1878.
Jjiulicnhclraer vintage, 1878.
lieldcshclmer vintage, 187.
l.lcbfrnuinllch vlntuge, 1K7U.
Itaucnt baler vintage, 187U.
Mureobrunncr vintage, 1874.
Hudeshelmcr Ilerg vintage. 1874.
JobaniKberger lutago. I87f.
Furbt Aletterntcli, privato stock.
Tlicso wines wero eolcctcd by pur Mr. Hugo
In person whilst In Germany, and wo guarun
tco them absolutely genulno and pure.
Lovers of good wines now havo an opportu
nity to purchssn, at reasonable prices, tlio
t)nrt wlno ever brought to 8sn Antonio.
13-1.1 lOt 1 1 UOO & HCIIMELT7KII,
Tho undersigned having been appointed by
tho Honorable Uounty court of Ilexar county,
on tho SUtll day of Not ember, A. I)., 188.1, for
the fcttlenient of estates, etc., administrator of
theestutooCA. Vlntcr, deceased, und having
qualified according to law, all persons having
claims Hgalnsttlio estato of said intestate aro
hereby notllled to present the same for allow
anco wltliln tho tlmo prescribed by law, und
all persons Indcbtod to suld estato will pleaso
mako prompt payment to M, Lindneu,
Adiiilnlstrator of tho estato of A. Winter,
Ban Antonio, Texas, December 1, 1883,
IterrlEeruted Ments, flutter, Ktc.
Plnrst fresh beef, mutton, veal, pork, poul
try, venison, ducks and game birds, Ircsti Ush,
and Ilerwlek bay and lldltttnore oysters, pure
Iowa ljuttur everything kept fresh and sweet
In our large refrigerating room and for suloat
all times of dar, from 4 a. m. to 7 p. m., at
prices that defy competition for quality of
goods. Usllandboconvluecdat ll.M.Krauso's,
Houston street, opposito Maverick hotel.
The proof of tho pudding Is not In chewing
tho string but In having an opportunity to test
tho artlclo direct. O. bebasse, A. Droisti and L.
Orynskl, druggists havo freo trial bottles of
Dr. llosunko's Hough and Lung Hyrup, for each
and every ono who Is atlllctcd with Coughs,
Colds, Asthma, Cousr-nptlon or any Lung
A nlco Christmas present would ho a life
sUo portrait by 11. ltfvolre, a French artist,
who recently arrived In Han Antonio. 1'orsons
desiring a tlrst-class portrait nro respectfully
Invited to visit my studio ul No. 0 Col lego
Messrs. llyrnes 3c Kerr, ascontrsctcrs for tho
Fletcher Composition gravel rooting aro pre
pared to llll all orders. Tho roof Is proven by
thorough Investigation, long uso and thousands
of testimonials to be tho most economical,
durable nnd best tiro root In tho market. Tho
closest scrutiny Is luvltcd. Olllco No. -"3 Com
merce street. ll-SDlf
Order this fine coal from Harrison & Hurrl
non, SM Holedad street, or Hchultzo & Hon,
Commerce street, or from John Crosby tt Co.'s
coal offioo und iard, north sldo Military plaza;
For Christinas Cards,
lAdles' pocket books nnd hand bags, station
ary, and all kinds of Christmas prcrcuts, and
all tho standard poetical works, go to Nio
Wo aro authorized to announce J. N, Galla
gher as a candldato for re-election to tho oulco
or Alderman In tho First ward, at the ensuing
cloctlon In January.
We aro authorized to announco T, T. Teel as
acandldeto for Alderman In the First ward at
tho ensuing election.
Tor Alderman, Beoond Word.
Wo aro authorized to announco Colonel
Augustus llelknap as a candidate for re-elco-tlon
to tho olllco of Alderman In tho eeeond
ward at the ensuing election In January.
Wo nro authorized to announco Hans L.
Pegcner as n candldato for re-election ns
Alderman fnrtho Third ward, at tho election
In January, 1881.
l'or Alderinnn Tlilrit xYnril.
At tho request of many friends I Bnnounco
myself as a candldato for Alderman from tho
Third ward at tbo coming election In January,
lfKI, II. W, IlITTEIl.
Wo are authorized to nnnounco Mr. J. II
Rmoas rt candldato for Alderman at tbo com
ing city election, from tho Fourth ward.
For Alilerninn, Foul tH Ward,
Wo aro authorized to nnnounco Mr. Oustato
(Iroos as n candldato for Alderman In the
Fourth ward at tho ensuing election In January
At tho request of many voters I announco
mj self as a candidate for rc-olcctlon as Alder
man from tho Fourth ward, at tho coming
election In January. I. NimiM.
MEN' hoots nalf-solcd and heeled for (I.
Ladles' boots half-soled and heeled at 75 cents
at tho Llttlo lleo Hive, near Turner hall. If
nuy your cooking wines for ttio holldaysnt
tho City Grocery More. SCO Commerce street.
li-K-K 11. AniiAiiAMx.
Messrs. Iliiermann Jt llro. (nvltoall to call
and Inspect their stock of groceries, wines,
liquors, etc., ut '1 Alamo plaza. l-20-tf
Latiikh' boots riindo to order at the Llttlo
fioo Hlvo, near Turner hall, Houston street.
WltchcU's Llttlo Ilea Hlvo Is not connected
with anv other tlrm In this city.
Full assortment of fresh staplo and fancy
groceries at Hucrinann & llro.'s, .'1 Alamo
I luy j our champagnes for tho holidays at tho
City Grocery store, "AMI Commerce street.
ii-Vi-Yi I!. AniiAHAM.
ANTTiHNa In tho boot and shoe lino mado to
rder from 0 man s low-riuattor at yi 75 to an
SECONii-iiAxn Furniture of nil descriptions
bought and cold by Pearson & Colton. 3.1 Holo
dad street. H-ilMm
Sullivan & Co., 219 Commerce street, nro
forced to enlarge their store, and therefore
will sell sVU worth of boots and shoes at re
tlueed prices. They hao n complete stock.
Call and seo them and ask prices, and you will
be sura to buy. 11-21-lmo
Citv ClliocEliv Stohk, 01 Commerce street,
bns Just received
Tho famous Atmoro inlnco meat.
kngnsn pium puuuing,
Call and purehsro before nil are sold.
U-t-'-l-'t I!. AUKAIIAMS.
hloelc frntn Hun l'edro switch, near tbo
new Presbyterian church and handy to high
school. Inquire at premises.
Presents For Holiday (lifts.
For nice pocket nnd family bibles, Cathoho
and nplscopil pra)or and hymus, chlldrens'
books, autugrupli and photograph albums,
velvet and plush frames, boxed papeterlc,
work boxes, games, etc., go to Thompson's.
If you are seeking business, or wish to hire
a house or rent a store, call on
Hilton & Young,
208 W. Houston St.
Mr. A.X.Callaway, an artist of many years
i-xperlenccltias purchased tho photograph gal
lery of Mr. Clary. No. 413 Last Houston street,
up stulrs. Ho will enlargo the capacities of
I his well established gallery and add to It the
best and largest Instrument, lietog ol tho
lateit Inventions, for tho purposo of taking
any sled portrait, large or sinnll, required.
They will bo Ilnlihed In tbo latest styles of art
and ut reasonable prices. His work already
dono hero aro elegant samples of his skill.
Those desiring pictures duilng tbo holidays
should "stick u pin" hero. 12-2U-1W
Tho publlo aro lnvlteil to call and cxamlno
my lurgo stock of lino candleB, home-made and
Imported; also a general lino of llro works and
inrisimas goous. 11, a. iiuekleii.
220 West Commerce street
California rlcsllng, SI 25 per gallon.
California sherry, il 50 per gallon.
California port, SI so per gallon.
California muscatel, 81 50 per gallon.
California angelica, St 25 per gullon.
Calllornfa eatawba, i0 cent per gallon.
Grapo brandy, $275 per gallon.
Also tho llncBt lino of doublo-stauiriod and
compounded whiskies to bo lound 111 tho Stato
at tho City Grocery Htore, 200 Commoree street.
12-12-121 II. AllHAIIAMS.
Public notice Is hereby given that Mossrg.
Adolph M. Cobcn and Alexander Koonlghclm,
residents of Kan Antonio, late partners com
lo(ng tho Itrm of Cohen & Knenlgbclm, whole
sale and retail dealers In clothing and gents'
furnishing goods and merchant tailors, who
conducted their principal business at Han An
tonio, llexur county, Htato of Texas, on the
l:ith day of Docomber, A. 1). 18KI, appointed
ttio undersigned, Louis H. Ilerg, of San Anto
nio, their assignee under tho net relating to
assignments for tbo benefit of creditors, their
deed of assignment being fur tho benollt of
such creditors only as will consent to accept
their proportional share of tho estato and dls
ehargo them from their respective claims.
Under tho amended act tho dobtors will not bo
discharged from liability to u crcdltur who
does not receive as much as ono-thlr.l of tho
amount duo and allowed tn his favor as n valid
claim against the estate.
I.oum S. llLiin, AsBlgneo.
Han Antonio, Iloxar County, Tcxus. aw
Piles are frequently preceded by a sonso of
weight In tho back, loins and lower part of tho
U1K UrKUUS. AlUUlCB,Bf nipiuuui Ul iitujgesiiuu
aro present, as Uatuleiioy, uneosltiCHS of tho
stomach, etc. A moisture like perspiration,
producing a very dlsagreeivi o Itching, partic
ularly at night after getting waim In bed. Is a
very common attendant, ltltnd llleedlng and
Itching riles ylold at onco to tho application of
Dr. lloeanko's Pile Heroody, which acta directly
upon tho nurts ulf cctod, absorbing thn Tumors
allaying tho lntonso Itching, and clfectlng h
pcrmanont euro whoro all other remedies have
failed, t'rko '0 cunts. Bold by O. Hchosso, A.
The Bt. Leonard Hotel.
Wo advlso our friends when they go to San
Antonio to stop at the new "Ht. Leonard
Hotel," on tho south sldo of Main plaza, where
they will And handsomely furnished rooms, an
excellent tablo, and overy homo comfort, all
for the reasonabto sum of S2 and f 2 50 por day,
according to tho rooms occupied. No whore
In tho Houth can tho same accommodations be
found for tho money. Stock men will please
make a noto of this. IMtf 8m
If C. Schasso, L. Orynskl, or A. Urdus, drug-
r-lsts, do not succeed It is uot for the want of
nttti. Thoy havo such faith lu Dr. llosanko'a
Cough and Luug Syrup as a reraodyf or Coughs,
Colds, Consumption and Lung Affections, that
they will give u trial bottle free to each and
uvory ouo who Is in noed of a medlclno of this
Don't Full to See
The largo assortment of holiday goods Just re
work baskets, cut glass bottles, mirrors, travel
ing sets, auto and photograph albums, line
panetries and pert umory, IZ-5-lm
100,000 Hard llurnt Ilrlck
For sale. Ilrlck work dono cheap. Cisterns
a specialty. No. 325 Lavucu and 21 Holedad
street. HtMir Ilrt.M.
Dealer in Paints, Oils, Wall Paper, Window Glass,
Mirror Plates, Artists' Materials, lite.
Picture Framing and Flno Sign Work a Specialty. 10-2-in
SOULE & WILLIAMS
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, ETC .
Sole Agents Tor (he C'eloliralct! Avorlll Heaily-MKcil Taint.
Paper Hangings in Every Variety.
233 and 235 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas.
O. IT1. npLOCTElRf
Practical Book Binder and Rnler
Oii. Court IIotiKo, Soleilud St., San Antonio.
I-I. W- EOBilSITGSBERQ-,
No. ill) Solcdud
l))eluif nnd BcouHiiu-a specialty. Kccpa well selected atomic of Jeans arid CAvlaibro sprluir
bottom punts on bund. Guarantees entire HatUractlon In sty'e tit and prlovs. Uepalrlnir done
In Rood style, (llvo him n call. 7-W-6m
MESQUITE BLOCK PAVEMENT.
Ofllce nnd Factory Ufi, 30S S. Laredo Street, San Antonio.
Tho trot matcilal now ohVrcd to tho publlo for streets and sidewalk jtavintr. Prices First
class sue. per loot. Second-class 2o. lterercncesi F. Groos, Fresldont Oormau-Enirllsh sci ol;
F. W. Lantro, Treasurer Sau Antonto Labor association, Frits lllpport, Ucorno H. Stiimt if,
II. D. Btuinborir. T Si-lr
Chas. Hummel & Son,
Ammunition, Fishing Tacklo and Sporting-Articles, which thoy offer at Asto iUliliu lo"
l'rlcoannddefycoinpotitlm. 210 Commerce Street, San Antonio, Toxas.
Pfltepalrlnir a specialty and work guaranteed.
llocrne,Tcx., A.Vf. llnrr, Prop.
homo comforts as can bo found anywhere.
Well ventilated rooms, best of bods and mora
verondah promenade than any other house In
tho State, l'uro well and cistern water. ABa
health resort llocrne has no equal In Texas,
especially for pulmonary complaints. i"i
Motel property In llocrno.'Texas, situated on
tho l'ubllo Squaro and tho bank of Clbolo
Creek. Tho housa has SO rooms, 000 foot of
promonado Kollery, two-story, has M acres of
frround, with an orchard of select fruit trees;
also a Due Karden. Has two wollsand a cistern
with force pumps and Irrigating machinery.
I'lenty of stnblo room, and Is tho stage stand
for all tho different stago lines. Hal a largo
patronage, and can bo bought at a bargain.
For Infomallou und particulars apply to
10-1'Jtr T. II. JOHNSON, this olllco.
F. GROOS & CO,,
8AN ANTONIO. TEXAS.
AtBoHslinrdt's Saloon, Opposite
Finest meals, best cooklug, superior ilttou.
Also dcpotlfor wholosslo Fish, Oysters, Gnrao
and Dressed Poultry.
Street, Sim Antonio.
Traders' National Bank
2G4 Commerce Street,
SAN ANTONIO TKXAfl.
Transacts a general banking uslness.
Private Lodging House,
412, corner Avenuo II and Seventh stroet.
Furnished rooms to lot by day, week or month
at liberal prices. lO-3-.lai
" "PRANK OLSMITH & Co."
The Doit In tho Worm,
Henry Richids' Sr:;:bLoi:i3j; Singh .Ik
AND I-I.1IIINO TACKLE.
Agent for Ifcvor Iiammerlcssann. No. mo
Oomiuorco street, San Autonlo, Texas. Bend
for prloo list. lu gtl-otu
SIX MIXTION AOKF.S
for S'nlo by
Formerly with Land Department Interna,
tloual and Oreat Northern railway.
202 Coinmorce St, l'or. Navarro,
Upstairs ovor niuni Si Koonlgsberger's, San
Antonio Texas. Western agent for tho Now
xork and Texas Land company, llmltod
owner of tho International and Uroat
Northern and Houston and Great Northern
railroad laud grants and other lands. 11-7-vrn