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L M. du QUESNAY, JR. « CO.,
Cigars and Tobacco
And State J gent* of the
A. DELPIT Factory, New Orleans.
Will Receive in a few days
Volume Vl.—Number 3.
We take occasion“to mention to our friends and
customers in the City and Country that since we
are through with our annual Stock-taking, we have
made great reductions in all our departments, and
are offering Bargains to all those in need of any
thing in
Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Hats, Etc.
to see and be convinced that we mean what we
Geo. H, Kalteyer, President - Otto Koehler, Sec. and Manager.
Oysters, Fish and Game.
★ißiverside Cafe Restaurants
And At
Scholz's Hall, Corner of Commerce and Losoya Streets.
HeOrLunch anil Meals at all hours. Everything served in First-Cl» r s Style,
f elite waiters in attendance. 7-28-6 m
This Establishment Is now Replete with All the Novelties for the
Fall and Winter Season.
Fall and Winter Silks and Satins
Can be seen in Black and Colored, Plain and Brocaded. Cassimeres (black
and colored), Tricots, Diagonals, Serges, etc. Camel Hair and Wool Sat
eens. Velvets and Velveteens in all colors, plain and brocaded. Silk
Pongees, Dtess Plaids in single and double widths, and
tor!rimmings to suit all Dress Goods.*iM
Gloves, Laces, and Fancy Goods.
He is now showing the largest stock of Kid Gloves, Mits, Laces and Fancy'Goods
for Ladles and Children ever brought to our city. In Silk Hosiery
he has an endless variety and cannot be undersold.
Fall • and - Winter • Millinery
All the latest Fall and Winter styles and makes of Bonnets and Hats,
Ostrich Plumes, Tips, Ribbons and Trimmings will be found
there. This department is under first-class artistes,
who will please the tastes of all.
Flannels, Blankets! Linens, Cotton Goods,
Towelings, Domestic Prints. Ginghams, Alpacas, Comforters, Canton Flan
nels and Hosiery. Among the other things which were very extensively
purchased by his agents was the most magnificent stock of Dress ’
Goods of all kinds ever seen in any dry goods house in Texas.
Especial attention was given to purchasing Fall and Winter
bilks, and can be also give the greatest bargains in
Clothing, Boots Shoes and Hats
Uis stock of Fall and Winter Clothing is the largest ever brought to Texas, and em
braces, in the latest patterns. Prince Albert. Cutaway. Frock and Sack SniU.
A very large and complete stock ot Ladies’, Misses', Mini's and Boys'
Shoes and Boots. A full Urie of Stetson Soft and Stiff Hats.
Also a full stock of Gentlemen’s Furnishing Goods.
His Furniture Department is complete with Household Goods, and he will suit everybody
in this line. Among other goo is we find Plush Parlor Suits, Mohair Parlor Suits, Walnut and
Ash Bedroom Suits. Wardrobes, Chairs. Body Brussels and Ingram Carpets, Rugs, Matting,
Curtains, Window Shades. Etc. Country orders tilled promptly and satisfaction guaranteed.
Bend for samples.
Main Plaza and Acequia
Seasoned Cord Wood
Delivered at any place in the city at $G
per cord, or for sale at yard, corner of
Starr and Chestnut streets, at $5 50 per
cord. T« lepbone No. 00. 12 9.3 m
Good Resuits in Every Case.
D. A. Bradford, wholesale paper dealer of
Chattanooga. Tenn , writes that he was seri
ously attiicttsl with a seven* cold that settled
on his lungs: had tried many remedies with
out iwneflt. Being induced to try Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption, did so and
was entirely curl’d by use of a few bottles.
Since which time he lias used it in his family
fot all Coughs mid Colds with boot results.
This Is the experience of thousands whose
lives have been saved by this Wonderful Dis
covery. Trial Bottles free at A. Dreis** Drug
Store. 5
Special to Artists.
One of the finest establishments that San An
tonio, if not Texas, can boast of is the Art
Gallery of C. H. Mueller, at 206 Commerce
street. Here can Is* had artist's and draught
men’s materials, of both domestic and im
|>ort<*d kinds. Engravings, chromos and
paintings an* on hand in an endless variety.
Picture frames, mouldings and materials for
fresco and sign painting in large varieties.
China decorations and material for wax How
ers in a large assortment. Mr. Mueller re
celves direct from factories large* shipments of
paints, oils mid other material in that line, as
well a- window giaas and flnedomeatic mid im
ported decorative wall paper are specialties in
nis establishment. 12-13-ly
Hard Times.
While money is close, wages and price* low,
exitvnses should Ik* cut down In every house
hold. Boonomy, tbe watch word for Mothers,
head off Doctor bills by always kee ping in the*
house a bottle* of Dr. Ceaigh anil
Lung syrup. Stops a Cough Instantly, re
lieves Consumption. cures Croup and pnin in
the< he*st in one night. Il Is Just the* remedy
fe»r hard time*. Price*so cents and fl. Sam
ples free. Solei by H. L. Fowler. R. Colin &
Co., J. D. Devine*, 8. Clavin 5
For Rent.
The two-story residence, N 0.400 Ave
nue E. Possession given on the Ist of
February. Apply to O'Connor A Stilli
yan, bankers. 1-18-Ot
San Antonio Daily Light.
—ln order that sufferers may know
that Acker’s Dyspepsia Tablets’ will al
ways cure them. Ragland A Co., and
11. L. Fowler emphatically say that if
the Tablets do not re'ieve" every case of
Dyspepsia, Constipation, Sour Stomach,
Sick Headache. Heartburn, etc. they
do not want any pay. The physicians
say thej- are the finest combination that
can be found. Price 25 cents. 3
®^F or everything needed in the lum
ber line, call on F. J. Beitel, at Inter
national and Great Northern depot, ly
—My Homceopathic department is
now complete, and I can now furnish
medicines of that school in any form to
either physicians or the public. A full
stock or pellets, eugar-of-miik powder
papers, vials, and all Homiropathic par
aphernalia always on* band. Harry L.
Fowler, 14 West Houston street. 1-7-tf
—•‘The melancholy days have come?
The saddest of the year."
To those suffering with indigestion, malaria,
dumb chills, impure bkssl, rheumatism, dys
pepsia. torpid liver and night sweats, the
“melancholy davs" are doubly sail. Brown's
li-on Tonic, certain as death, will cure you and
me of all these things. Price, St per lailtle.
For sale by Ragland & Co. 2
Horses, Mules and Wagons at Auction.
Every morning at 10 o’clock sharp, commenc
ing w ednesday. December 23. Come, every
body; you are all invited. On Military Plaza,
in front of Southern Hotel.
12-3Hm S. M. WHARTON.
For Hoarseness, Whooping Cough, Spasms
ot the Wind-pipe, known as crowing disease,
anil indei-d for all pulmonary ailments most
common among the little people. MORLEY S
TWO-HIT COl’lfH SYHCP is a certain cure,
lor sale bv F. Kalteyer A Son.
J®" Bear in mind that Frank J. Beitel
keeps builders' hardware and lumber, at
the International and Great Northern
depot. 9-11-ly.
Showing How a Considerate Husband and
Dr. C. E. R. King, of this city, is a
very evenly tempered and amiable gen
tleman, notwithstanding the many cares
and perplexities, the practice of bis pro
fession brings with it. The Doctor is
also an ideal family man. He doth love,
counsel and cherish his better half,
In no maudlin He
thinks his coming M. D.’s and Mrs. M.
D.’s, the personification of cuteness and
juvenile intelligence. It is no wonder
therefore that Dr. King has got himself
into a peculiar situation. The Doctor's
story is as follows:
“A couple of weeks ago, upon my ar
rival at my residence I found my little
ones anil their mother very much inter
ested in a circular, that by some hook or
crook bad found its way into my erst
while happy home. The insiduous cir
cular presented the claims of the 'Dulce
phone' to recognition in a most inter
esting and indisputable manner. It was
automatic, played all the tunes, and was
so simple of construction and operation
that the veriest child, could grind out
the most difficult music by the hour. 1
thought of Mozart. Beethoven, “Home
Sweet Home," Will S. Hay's melodies
and decided to please my family, and at
the same time myself. The price was
$B. I sent a I’ostottice order for that
amount to the proper address, and o--
dered it sent by freight. A few days
since an express w agon left at my resi
dence something closely resembling a
sewing machine and came to my otlice.
with the information, and also to collect
the neat little sum of $5.65 for charges.
I concluded it was the dulcepbone and
rather than lose the $8 already advanced
concluded to pay the express charges.
When 1 got home that evening I found
the family busily engaged in drawing
the sweetest of notes from the instru
ment. The music was good, but they
bad sent bat one piece of music witli the
phone. It was the Scotch ballad "Bon
nie Dee.”
The sheet of music was 18 feet long
and was perforated, similar to the kind
used on organettes. 1 got to liguring
on what it would cost me to get a suffi
cient number of pieces to have a change
once in a while, and this is the result:
To 100 popular pieces, each 18 feet
long, at 8 cents per foot. $144.
“I have concluded nottosend forquite
so many pieces,” sighed the genial M. D.
"The Eastern men got the bulge on
yon,didn’t they, doctor?” asked the re
“Yes. the blamed Yankees nre too
smart. I might have known better than
to go into the business blindfolded.”
“1 say. Doc..” suggested a by-stander,
"why don’t you get a few Irish.” come
nll-ve’s, containing about 135 verses
“Be Heaven, the very suggestion of
such a thing doth almost cause insanity.
No, 1 think I will get a few short dox
T. F. Kerr, lumber work shop, corner
Hidalgo and Salado streets. Ward I, to
cost $2OO.
Walter Napier, lumber stable, east
side Cameron street, Ward 2, to cost $3O.
L Garza, lumber kitchen, corner Aus
tin and Grayson street, Ward 3, to cost
Hal Smith, lumber store room, corner
Medina and San Fernando streets, Ward
1, to cost $l5O.
I. A G. N. Railway Company, lumber
car shed, north side West Commerce
street. Ward 2, to cost $350.
E. Goodwin, lumber grocery, corner
Hidalgo and Leona streets, Ward 1, to
cost $250.
F. J. Beitel, lumber addition to dwell
ing, corner Frio and Buena Vista streets.
Ward 1. to cost $6OO.
T. F. Cooley, lumber stable, west side
Brazos street. Ward 1. to cost $5O.
E. B. Chandler, lumber stable, corner
Arsenal and South Flores streets, Ward
1, to cost $lOO.
T. S. Harrison, lumber addition to
dwelling, south side I’resa street, Ward
4. to cost $l5O.
E. Hausmann, lumber addition to
dwelling, west side Chavez street, Ward
2, to cost $250.
Gustav Wetzel, lumber addition to
dwelling, west side Austin street, Ward
3, to cost $l5O.
Petra Flores, iron-clad addition to
dwelling, north side Obraje street,Ward
2, to cost $55.
William Cut!', rock dwelling, corner
North and Matagorda street, Ward 4, to
cost SIBIXI.
Theodore Cadena, lumber dwelling,
west side Frio street, Ward 1, to cost
The Bachelors and Benedicts.
The Bachelors and Benedicts hopped
last night at the Casino with their ladies.
The Eighth Cavalry Bind furnished the
music. The ladies present were Mes
dames Sam and Albert Maverick, Frank
Grice, George R. Gordon, John Darragh,
W. R. Story, J. T. Hambleton. J. J.
Stevens, Sam DeCordova qf Austin, Joe
Maddox, L. S. Berg, W. A. Bennett,
Jerome Harris, W. A. Bonynge, J. V.
Dlgnowity, and Misses Nellie Fuller.
Jessie Newton, Blanche Eager, Lily Bre
mond of Austin. Miss McCullom of Aus
tin. Miss Ella Hardeman of Austin, Miss
Cola Savage of Gainesville, Misses Lizzie
Reed and Harwood of Gonzales, Miss
Gordon of Cairo. Miss Mollie Barnes of
DeOatur, Hi., Miss Jessie Bell of Mont-,
gomery, Misses Sarah Hickmann, Fan
nie Simpson, Lottie* James. Lee and
Mollie Bennett, Miss Leeke of Dallas,
Misses Aubrey, Belle Terry, F. Withers,
Nannie aud Bessie Weir, Miss Emma
Macon of Virginia, Miss Saylor of Aus
tin. Miss Inda Warder of Shelbyville,
Fenn.. Miss Minnie Merritt, and others.
Joseph Byrne, an ex-newspaper man,
and at onetime a County Commissioner
at Eagle Pass, some months ago was
placed in charge of Dr. Hunter’s resi
dence during his absence, and com
menced drinking very heavily and his
passion for whisky became so inordi
nate be took the household goods, plate
and jewelry to various places and sold
them for whisky. On Dr. Hunter’s re
turn Byrne was found in a state of de
lirium tremens, and he was turned over
to the police. Y esterday he was tried
in the District Court for embezzlement,
and the jury sentenced him to serve two
years in the penitentiary, recommend
ing at the same time that he be com
mended to the mercy of the Governor.
Father Was Victimized.
Building Permits.
Two Years.
Great Cotton Fire.
New Yokk, January 21.—Fire in tiie
cotton storehouses at the American
docks, Tompkinsville, 8. C , which broke
out j'esterday afternoon in storehouse
No. 1, is still giving trouble. During
the night lire spread into warehouse No.
8, and by morning the walls had fallen,
making a total loss of 10.01X1 bales. It is
not probable that any further damage
will be done, as the warehouses are sep
arated by wide alleys. I'he losses are
now estimated at $150,009, fully insured.
No Further Trouble.
PhtslU KOH, January 21.—Miners at
the works about Uniontown joined ‘lie
strikers this morning swelling the total
number of men now out to over 5000.
They are Hocking into town ami are
getting drunk. Company C, 10th regi
ment, is ready to march nt a moment's
notice. The rout of the rioters yester
day bad a very satisfactory etlect and
their services may not be needed, as no
trouble lias o?curred at any point to
National Bankrupt Bill,
W imiixgtov January 21 —The Judici
ary Committee of the House continued
to day the hearing of arguments favor
ing the passage of a National Bank
ruptcybill. Mr. Fraley, ot Philadelphia.
President of the National Board of
t rade, opened with a speech supporting
the Lowell bill. He was followed by
John A. Gano, of the Cincinnati Cham
ber of Commerce. Several other prom
inent gentlemen addressed the commit
tee. The tenor of the arguments was
strongly in favor of a universal bank
ruptcy law.
Postal Clerk's Fund.
Wa-iiisgiox, January 21.—Represen
tative Blount to-day introduced a bill to
provide a benefit fund for railway mail
postal clerk'. It authorizes the post
master-general to deduct .ID cents per
month from salaries of these employes,
which sti»U be invested by the Secretary
of the Treasury in United States bonds.
From this fund employes dsabled
through disease or injury may be paid a
sum not to exceed $25 a week during the
continuance ot their disability, or in
case of retirement for the same reason
may be paid a gross sum. In the event
of his death in the service, a gross sum
shall be paid to his dependent relatives.
Military at Salt Lake.
Omshi, Neb.. January 21.—General
Howard, Commander of the Department
of the Platte, received instructions from
the War Department authorizing him to
make extensive and permanent improve
ments at Fort Douglas, Salt Lake City,
Utah, amounting to several thousand
dollars. General Howard says : “This
shows pretty conclusively that Battery
D will remain permanently at Salt Lake
City to protect the country against any
outbreak. lam of tbe same opinion in
regard to tbe recent excitement as 1 was
at first, namely, that it was very inju
dicious agitation by a few comparative
ly irresponsible parties.”
Mining Accident.
Mahoney City. Pa., January 21. —The
Ellangowan colliery, owned and oper
ated by tiie Philadelphia and Reading
Coal and Iron Company, two miles from
here, was the scene of a terrible accident
yesterday, by which two miners were in
stantly killed and two others seriously
injured. Jacob Brnnshire and Nicholas
Cannute. miners, and two laborers, were
working in the gangway in the above
colliery, when a terrible crash was heard
in all parts of the mine. It was discov
ered that about 10 tons of rock and coal
had fallen, completely burying alive
Branshire and Cannute, but only partial
ly covering the two laborers, who extri
cated themselves. When assistance ar
rived. the work of rescuing the other
two began, and an hour subsequently
the bodies were found. Death must
have been instantaneous, as almost
everv bone was broken.
Senator Van Wyck's Bill,
Washington, January 21. — Senator
Van Wyck's bill to prevent the demone
tization of American coin is as follows:
Section 1. Any promissory note, draft,
bill of exchange, or any contract or
agreement requiring the payment of
money, which stipulates and requires
the payment thereof in gold coin alone,
shall be void and of no etlect.
Sec. 2. In any prosecution of anj' such
note, check, draft, bill of exchange or
any other contract or agreement, requir
ing payment in gold coin, in any terri
tory of the United States, or in any fed
eral courts beside the ordinary courts,
the expense shall be charged against
the pl-intitf. The court shall also allow
10 per cent, of tbe amount to be entered
in judgment for defendant as part of the
costs to be p till by plaint iff.
Sec. 3. Any person, or tiie agent or at
torney of any person, who shall demand
or receive any such note, draft or bill of
exchange, or other contract or agree
ment requiring the payment of money
in gold alone, shall be guilty of a misde
meanor and punishable by a fine of not
less than one-halt or more than the full
amount mentioned in such note. Draft or
bill of exchange or contract or agree
The National Board of Trade
Washington, January 21.—The Na
tional Board of Trade to day took up the
subject of reciprocity treaties witli the
cane sugar countries of the world, and
after debate adopted the following:
Resolved. That we favor reciprocity
treaties with the dominion of Canada
and republics of Mexico and San Do
mingo, provided they be truly recipro
cal in their provisions.
Tbe following resolution was also
Whereas, The Supreme Court of tbe
United states has declared unconstitu
tional the laws of several States and
Territories under which taxes or licen
ses are imposed on commercial travel
ers from one State or Territory to an
other; and
Whereas, Notwithstanding said deci
sion said States and Territories con
tinue to permit towns and villages with
in their limits to exact licenses, to ar
rest and in other ways annoy the citi
zens of other States or Territories sell
ing goods therein, therefore be it
Resolved, That it is the duty of Con
grees to enact such laws as shall pre
serve their rights, contemplated by the
Constitution among the citizens of the
several States and Territories.
—The only cigarettes which do not
stick to the lips are Opera Putts.
To Be Opened Up For Immigra
What a ProminentlOfficiai ,of the Chero
keesl.Says TAbout the Ap
proaching Chang J.
t here is destined to be a great change
in the of the In
dian Reservatiun known ns the Indian
Territory, shortly, and part of that
change Is now coming to the surface.
The cause is a natural one, worked out
to the approaching and inevitable re
sult by tiie Indians themselves, who are
proverbial for their dislike of manual la
bor of any kin I, and for living by the ef
forts of others. Their vocation in life
would seem to be that of an English
landlord in Ireland.and indeed.it would
appear from reports that they are now
and have been for some time engaged
in training themselves in a practical
school for this vocation. From a gentle
man of known culture and intelligence,
who has passed tiie last 15 or 20 years oi
his life among the Indians, and who has
been for many years past the Secretary
of the Grand Council of the Cherokee
Nation, Mr. Leonard I'einpleton. tiie
I.mu t reporter obtained a full history of
tbe disentegrating tendency of the affairs
in the Territory. He says each Indian,
or head of a family of Indians, in the
Territory is a landed proprietor for as
many acres as he can attend to and im
prove. Many Indians bold 1000 or more
acres, and besides have allowed white
farmers to rent land from them for cul
tivation. paying them one-third and one
fourth of their ditterent crops annually.
The wav this Is accomplished, a farmer
comes in, interviews Mr. Indian, and in
duces him to locate a farm in his (In
dian's) name. Then Mr. Farmer rents
it, improves it. and begins paying rent
at tiie end uf the second year. Thus tbe
Indian, witli several tenants, can devote
his entire time to riding around among
his line herds of cattle or in hunting,
whilehis tenants keephim well supplied
with provisions. This plan has worked
very well tor the Indians for some years
back, but the whltis began getting tired
of it after the repeal of the old lease law
anil the establishment of the new one,
and threatened to leave the Territory,
and Mr. Indian in the lurch also, if they
were not allowed to buy or lease the
land they cultivated. The councils of
the ditlerent tribes of the Cherokees,
Creeks. Chickasaw* and Choctaws,
which hold an annual meeting in Sep
tember of each year, met and discussed
the question and decided to send repre
sentatives to Washington to urge upon
Congress the necessity for sectionizing
the land in tbe Territory and allowing
the whites to come in as actual settlers.
This question lias been talked of
for several years by the Indians,
the lull-bloods always opposing it.
while tiie half-breeds were solid
in its favor, although being in the mi
nority in the councils, to forward it
Now, however, since they, the full
bloods see the determination of tbe
whites to either possess the land they
cultivate lor'move out. thev have sided
with the half-bloods, and a few days ago
the Cherokees sold six million acres of
their land. It is to be decided among
the Indians whether each head of a fam
ily shall have a headlight or homestead
of so many acres, after which tiie re
mainder will be for sale. This will open
up the beautiful and fertile Indian Na
tion to the white man, and there is no
more fertile land in the country. It
will be quickly settled.
Mr. Temp'eton left a few days ago to
return to tbe Cherokees. He has
traveled extensively through Texas, and
likes the State and its climate, though he
prefers the territory above all Texas.
Cruelty to Animals
There is little doubt but what Henry
Bergh’s attempt to regulate the care of
animals in transit on railroads was a
worthy act. The suffering of nearly all
animals shipped by rail is proven by the
marked shrinkage that takes place.
Manj’ States now have laws that stock
cannot be kept penned up in a railroad
car except a stated number of hours, tiie
railroad company being held responsible
for its violation. A case in point is here
cited : Mr. O. 11. Romlnger, of Illinois,
who is engaged in importing tine blood
ed horses, put a thoroughbred stallion on
the । ars in New Orleans on Monday at 11
o’clock, and left orders at Houston to
have him fed and watered, but on his ar
rival here last night it was found that
the seal of the car had never been
broken. Feed and water was in tbe car.
but as the company had no one whose
duty it was to attend to it, the poor
horse wa- without anything to eat or
drink for 77 hours. The poor fellow
showed his blood when released in the
game way that he stepped off.
Not Hit Wife's.
Oh, dainty glove of pearly hue,
With perfume faint as lily-dew.
Soft as the petal of a rose :
What memory within me glows ?
What glamor thrills ma through and
through ?
What leads me to exclaim “Eheu
Fugaces!” and hide thee from view.
Where none may trouble thy repose?
Ob, dainty glove!
The old. old story, never new
Since Eden’s time. For. entre nous.
If 1 tny secret must disclose.
Discovery might work me woes:
My wife wears “4’s”—thou art a “2”!
Oh, dainty glove!
—J. Cheever Goodwin
American Ideas in Europe.
“Russia is building a strategic railway
to the Austrian frontier.” You know
what a strategic railway is, don’t you?
Buys is right of way from the farmers for
an annual pass, then gets all the land
condemed and takes up tbe passes, then
gets a state grant of two or three coun
ties for the directors, buys its iron on
long time, and pays for its grading with
construction bonds, then issues equip
ment bonds to pay for rolling stock, bor
rows all the money in the country on tbe
mortgages, calls in everthing outstand
ing and exchanges it for a deficit,
changes its name from the “North and
South Air line” to the “East and West
Shortline,” divides the swag among tbe
directors and runs the road on the de
ficit. It may be new in Russia, but it’s
old with us. Country’s just full of
strategic rail ways.—[Burdette in Brook
lyn Eagle.
Big Bargains!
Thirty Days.
V<H\t. t.F.oHGE SPENt EK "4- tall. active, mid compactly built, and lived in tbe year
liini, in tilth Village of Salem, The young man wa- leaving home to
return to the lore-t. B<>im »ix mile* <li*tant, to get a tine buck that he had k‘iled the day before.
Having arrh t<l at the plact* In wa* delighted to find that the woh es had not discovered hi*
pi T/'-, and ImMil.Y t hroY* mg the rlnoxci hi* hor-e h head, he demounted and procc<*dvd to
*hH!-p< n hi* knh v- A* he wn* trying t h»- blade hr hrard a slight crackle of a ary twig, and
lx foi« h<- <‘ouhl torn to grt hi* t rusty rifle, lie wa* *ui rounded by t wenty r«!, painted savages.
Rcforr hr could tliwcliaig' hi* rltlr hewa* tudzrd and Im hi nd, and tied on the back of a very
iMMir lior*< . The red d» t il* Uh n tied tln buck to the back of another, and after four da ya'
jouiTM’Y my iirrkcd nt th* < amp. The prisoner uaa conducted ton log tint and placed under
guanl oi n tail, pou ert ul w arrior who seemetl to gloat ox er his white brother's captivity), and
an old *<pia« . w lio told the young num in broken English that it was the paleface's last night
Im-iow. -hr thru hft mid put on tn *h fuel mid stirred up the tin- Poor Spencer knew full
well that at *uiiiise h« would be put to the most learful t<»rtun>s, and that he must either
escape Im tore inoriiing or dir at« i riblr dmth. Sprue* r *aited and listened for hours, until at
la*t • \ rrj t him* brcmnr quirt, and nothing wn* heard but the screech-owl on some distant
tn* . The hut iM-ing ina«lr of logs offered no |Mi*slble <*M*a|M* except through the door, before
which lay tin Indian gumd wnippcd in his blanket with his rifle by his side, ready for Instant
use. \ iwions of Innin <*mnr up Iwforr the young man: of his sweet heart and his dear old
mother, u ho. a* hi* father wuh dead, would hr left without a sup|M>rt, and the young man
flrterminrd to lo*< no chmits of escaping. Glancing around he not Iced a hatchet lying on the
tI«HU to get it wa* the object which he at last acts mi pl is bed by reaching it with his feet. land
ing it quite sharp, he s«s»n sex ered his and without w ait Ing iuiufMsi toward the guard,
uhoM* quick ear «l« tecte*l the movement, ami he had risen on hiadnow: but Spencer was too
quick, and the hatchet d«*Mi*rnde<l on ilia head, and he sank bark dra<l without even a groan.
Tli< old S4IUHW, who hlmi was napping, now awo irted to give the atann* but Spencer
ir.ilizmg hi* dmigt r wn« equal to thr rmrrgrncy. and w ith one tM>und he was upon her and
laid hri d *ad w ith oin* blow. Aftri waiting a moment he *to|e quietly out and crept cautiously
through the camp, and after traveling fourdax*. with little or nothing to eat, he lM*caine so
4‘\hau«t4*d that In *nt down to n*t and drink t»y the clear stream which flowed at his feet.
Fis'ling a sudden I amt nrs* creeping oxer him. he was atmut to dispair. when he saw som<*-
thing gli*tening in the sunset'* ghtxx. which made his heart throb with delight: There, swing
ing in the autumn a light was I'ncle Emerson'a three golden ball*. Saved! Saved!! Saved!!!
In* ru hiimrd. mid in a frw inomrnta I nrlr Enn ison had hitch(*d up the team. loanf*d him two
dollar- and a tut c -nt pi*tol, j u I drllx« red him -airly to his mother and sweetheart. Emerson
hold* i he bridge to help th«* boy** over-- You l»et !
Wolf & Marx*
We are Not Selling Old and Shelf-Worn, Out-of-
Style Goods, but New and Desirable
Articles in Plenty.
Special Importations
Fine Dress Goois,
Silks, Salins and Velvets,
Cloaks and Wraps el all kinds.
500 Boys’ Suits. Short Pants.
500 Boys’ Suits, Long Pants.
Overcoats, Etc., Etc.
Corner Commerce and Alamo Sts.
Every Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, and a Special Free
Concert Every Sunday, from 4 to 1 1 p. m.
First-Class Bar Roun, Restaurant and Billiard-Room Attached.
Alamo Street, - - - - - - San Antonio, Texas.
Main and Military Plazas, San Antonio, Texas,
Convenient to buaincM center, with beet nccommndations. g-4 ly
L. M. do QUESNAY, JR. & CO.,
Cim Mil Tota
At Factory Prices
3 West Commerce.
Only $5 a Year.
Jerseys fur Lalies, Misses, Ckilta.
Silk, Lisle Thread & Colton Hosiery.
Kil Gloves, Handkerchiefs, Fans.

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