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"Th.Lanrest Stock!" kj jL 1 I 1 1 ! I J I i II I ll l L Cigar. Ih. I.t and Chranctt The only exclusive tobacconl.t I W.JM. JL J. -JR. " d JL JMSfe HL JR. , !nolto for a ,mk5rs, nolr Small pront.1 Quick sales I J i vo yra before tho public. Prices defy competition! I j Vol. San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday, August 15, 1883 Ten Cents a Week 117. I. No. in. ! San Antonio. Texas. Wednesday. August is, 1883. 1 ED STEVES & SONS, Virdsnt Inlcrnutloiul and Groat Nortlijru Itiillro.nl Ik-put, ami flnlvcston, llarrlsburir and San Antonio railroad track, Hint Coniracnv Street. The best grades always on hand. Also, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings, Shingles, Fencing, Barbed Wire, Fence Posts, Newels, Stair Rails and Ballusters. Our lumbar is of the finest quality and unexcelled. We would invite the public to ex amine before purchasing elsewhere. Ed Steves & Sons. freat Sweeping Reductions I 217 ALAMO PLAZA'. tjc2r0ur surplus summer stock must go. Call and be con vinced. Have everything in the way of gents' furnishings. CITY DRUG STORE. ELLIOTT Sc DROL-AJSTID, Xo. 8, Kant Commerce Street, San Antonio, Tevus, Are constantly receiving Fretti Drugs, and have In nock a large assortment of Tooth and Nail lUuthcs 1'e fumery, 1'oiUt Soaps. Sponees. Trusses, Shoulder liraces. rtc, at lowest prices, Q-PHESCRlW'lONS A SPfc.CIALTV.-Ca 7-aB-ieptt ESTATE OF (DKOISiV.STS'i:).) Daily Auction Sales at 9 a. m. and 5 p. m.. up Stairs, in Dry Goods Department. GROCERY DEPARTMENT kept at full xlnmlirJ. Mist ot Millions French mid CuUCornlaWIn servo Whiskey." Valualile;itciil llstntc for Silo. Apply to JOSEPH E. DWYER, Executor. Metalic Slates or Shingles FOR HOOFING OR SIDING. THE ANGLO AMERICAN ROOFING COMPANY Have istaMiilied an Aseney In San Anlonlo, for their Metalic Slate or Shinties for HOOPING AND SIDING, uIho CORROGATED SI-IEET IRON" For Building Purposes. tBtttr ihan Tin or Ehlnglei. Does not Shrink or Rot, ire Fire Proof nd will lave Insurance. C. M. KINGSLEY, Agent, OFFICE AT CENTRAL HOTEL. Also on hand all kinds of Building Material. 7.jS.lm laughte'R, Complete Revolution ! rbevon & CASTLES, II. (MET, I'lnort "Old He- THE ELECTION. The Constitutional Amendment are En dorsed by the Citizens With Large Majorities. Duly 11 Mulrlj if the KUctiira Italmire ltelntr IntllrtVrent lu tint Ill-mil. The apathy existing in the city upon, the constitutional amendments, as Indicated In the Light yesterday, prevailed throughout the day, and in the end only 379 votes were recorded at the various polling places. There were no party ends to gain, no friends to serve, no canvassing votes, nothing personal to be attained, hence the apparent Indillercnce to the important question at issue. Although the amendments have been freely circulated, and their effects captained, there was a lament able ignorance existing upon the subject, and the business men and the workmen were alike indifferent. The polls were practically deserted all day, and the judges and clerks were wearied by the monotony uf the election almost before noon, and wanted to go home. The errors in the printed tickets were very in convenient and annoying, causing considera ble unnecessary confusion and trouble. In several cases votes were lost by the improper use of tickets. When the city ballots were counted the fol lowing RESULT was declared : Precinct No. 1. Total vote, 21; t vote re jected. The average vote was II for and 9 agsinst the amendments. Precinct No. 2. Total vote, 52; t scattered vote. All amendments carried by a large majority, except section 6, a'lide 7, which was rejected by I vote. Trecinct No. 3. Total vote, 57. All the amendments were accepted of, but in some cases only by a small majority. Precinct No. 4. Total vote, 106. All amendments carried by an overwhelming majority. Precinct No. id. Total vote, 15. Amend ments carried by 13 to 2. Precinct No. 27 Total vote, 69; amend ments all adopted by a large majority. Precinct No. 28 Total vote, 38; amend ments adopted by 31 against 7. Precinct No. 29 Total vote, 21; amend ments all adopted, only 1 dissenting vote. ANALYSIS OF VOTING. For Section 4, Artlclo 0 Ml Against Section 4, Article 1). til Majority VSi For Section 0, Artlclo 8 '. 131 Airalnst Section 0, Articles M Majority. 103 ForSoctlonfl, Artlclo 317 Against Scoilon", Article 8 to Majority SM For Section 3, Artlclo 7 311 Airalnst Section 3, Article 7 tu Majority za For Artlclo 6 .3411 Against Articles 21 Majority :C5 TOTAL VOTE, 349. It will thus be seen that all the amendments have been adopted by large majorities, al though only a moiety of the elector polled their votes. It is an' important fact that most of the votes were cast by what is termed pro fessional men, lawyers, doctors, ministers, newspaper men and persons whose profes sions lead to the presumption that they are in telligent men. The vote of business men, work men and colored men was practically nil. AFTER THE MONEY LENDERS. The County ConuiiUslotiera Hating the Deed nfTruit lteconl Abstracted. The County Commissioners met this morn ing in the court room, County Judge Mason presiding, when the report of the jury ap pointed to view the Rockport and Castrovllle roads was presented. The Commissioners approved of the report and awarded Mr.Twlgg $80 as compensation for moving back his fence. Mr. Everett Graves was instructed to make the survey. Mr. Everett Graves was also instructed to sutvey the road from Kerr crossing to Losoya crossing. The assessment of Messrs. Langholj & Noyes was reduced from $4000 to $2000, it being shown that th: stock was over valued, Mr. L. M. Michael's assessment of $20,000 was stricken from the roll, as it was shown that he was out of business when the assess ment was made. The San Antonio Gas company petitioned the court for a reduction of the assessment made against them, but it declined to do so, The, County Clerk was Instructed to make an abstract of all deeds of trust, mortgages and liens on record from January I, 18S0, and to ascertain which of the deeds are now in force, the extra service being paid for at a fair rate. The Information is required to assist the Commissioners, at the next meeting of the Hoard of Equalization, in taxing those who are practically money lenders. A CRUEL HUSBAND. Why Mr. Vaughan Aska the District Court Judge to Grant a Divorce. Mry Jane Vaughan has filed a suit In the District court against her husband, Robert F, Vaughan, of Gaudalupe county, and peti tion the qourt for a divorce. Mrs. Vaughan siys that she was legally married in Tennes see, has two children, and has always been a good and faithful wife. She alleges that her husband has treatedjicr harsh and tyranicaliy, compelling her to do manual labor while she was in a delicate condition, the husband at the same time setting under a tree, throwing slicks and rocks at her, occasioning injury to her that endangered her life. On these and other grounds she left her husband in Novem ber last. She now begs the court wilt cut the matrimonial knot and give her-the custody of her two children. JUSTICE ADAM'S COURT. The following are the cases disposed of in Justice Adam's court and the cases that are set for to-day and to-morrow t A. Ileingmann vs. R. C. llaadenweper, suit for forcible retainer, tried by jury, when the defendant was found guilty, and restitution of the premises ordered. II. A. Huddleston, agent, vs. K. I. Dickson, suit for sequestration of 'a horse. The case was tried by a jury, who declared a verdict for Ihe ptaintiff. CASK SETTINOS. State ol Texas vs. Michael Courtney, lor resisting an officer; set lor this evening at 3 o'clock. A. W. Gee vs. It. W. Tong, and that of I. W. Seffel vs. James G. Fisk, are set for trial to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. The cases of George Pearson vs. J. J. Goffe, and of II, II. Herring vs. the International and Great Northern railroad are set for trial to-morrow evening at 3 o'clock. A QUIET WEDDING. Vlsltlhir Antonio In Kenrcli of llritlth nml l'lrullng u lltielmmt. Yesterday Mr. C. G. Hubbard, the well known wool buyer of this city, surprised his friends by entering into a matrimonial con tract with Miss Ella M. Piatt, of Baltimore. The Rev. W. J. Young joined the happ'y couple together, and they then left for Auit'n. They will visit Houston and Galveston, and then return to San Antonio, where they pro pose to settle. There is a halo of romance around this marriage. The bride, it is stated, is a beauti ful and accomplished lady, a Stranger to the city. She came here in search of health and has not only regained her strength but has also found a worthy husband. The LIGHT wishes Ihe happy pair a full share of matrimonial happiness. AN ATROCIOUSATTEMPT. A Negro Intruder found lit the Apnrt nicntaofaiii:ngllilt Child. A little Engll.h girl, aged 14 years, who re sides with her parents in the Third ward, rushed into her lather's room this morning at 3:30 and in terror exclaimed that she had awoke and found a negro in bed beside her. At she rushed Into Ihe room the negro made his escape by the back way. Unfortunately the irate father's revolver was not loaded, or the wretch might have been punished for his atrocious conduct. There can be no doubt that he hid crcp' into the house for an infernal purpose and was fortunately pre vented from accomplishing his diabolical end. The little girl describes the intruder as being very black, curly hair, attired in white shirt and daik trousers, lie wore no shoes. Ileal Kitute Trnn.fcra. Pelisse de Luna to Antonia Herrera de Luna, land in Texas, being a northern portion of a tract of land purchased by Tilar Romero de Leal, bounded on the west by land of Manuel Gil; consideration $360. F. G. Paschal to J, R, Mason, land in Ilexar county, above the Labor ditch, west of San Pedro avenue and east of San Pedro creek; consideration $300. Jacob Eisenhauer and wife to William Eisenhauer, io acres of land out of 1 it 1,' range 4, district I, of the old San Antonio city tract; consideration $72. Jacob Eisenhauer and wife 10 William Eisenhauer, lot 2, in range 4, district, of the old San Antonio city tract; consideration $1, Miles S. llennett to Frederick Achterberg, survey 75, section 3, west tide of Cibolo creek, 16 miles northeast of San Antonio; consideration $3525. William and Samuel Mclntyre and their mother Margaret Moody, joined by her hus band, to James W. Ta)lor 1850 6-io acres of land in Bexar and Wilson counties, on the waters of Calaveras creek, a tributary of the San Antonio river; consideration $2000. lie'. (Jot. 'Km Hud, II. IVrvin, an attorney of llee county, is in the city suffering from a very bad attack of delirium tremens, and has been sent by his relations to the poor house for special treat ment and attendance, Judge Mason has is sued the order for Mr. Parvin't admission on the understanding that all expenses are paid by the friends of the. afflicted man. A Shower uf Iloetlel. Mr. Walter Scott states that this morning a perfect shower of beetles felt on South Laredo street, about II o'clock, and attached themselves to every green thing that lay around (men excepted), the tall green weed being a favorite resting place. Thousands of them now lay around there. He tends the Light a bottle containing several of the Insects, The Way to Do It. "How can I keep the cattle Irom breaking down the fence to get into my garden t night!" said a cilixen to his neighbor. "That1 easy enough," was the reply. "Well, then, tell me how to do it," said the inquirer. "Leave the gate open, and don't give them the trouble of breaking down your fence," Ihe neighbor answered, and the inquirer wilted. LEGRAPIIIC. Light Vole on Constitutional Amendments Rev, R, G. Sewell Murdered at Lulirtp; Slate Grangers In Session. right, ll.i.o ll.ill, ellutr I'niiln In Stork, nml Otln ' I trm of Intere.t, Buffalo, August 14. ItulTilos 9, Chicago 7- Cleveland, Aujuil 14. Detroit 5, Cleve land o. ' Boston, August 1 1 Ikstons 7, Philadel phia o. rRovinr.NCR, August 14 New Yoik 9, Providence 6. Hakrihiuig, August 14. Culuni'-uj 3, llarriiburg 3. Austiv, Auguit t. Only five voting places were open in the city to-day There were polled 1S7 voles, 137 against and jo for the amendments. No country precinct heard from. Brenmam, Au;ut 14, -Th: election to day paised off very quietly, only about 12 per cent, of the voters voting. Only one poll was opened in the city. The vote was 201 in favor, and 12 against the amendment. Cora-US Christi, August 14. Uut little in terest was felt in the election to-day in this city. Not over 100 votes were cast, they be ing mainly for the' amendments. A slight rain fell thl morning, the first lince July 4. London, August 14. There was almost a panic at the Stock Exchange here this morn ing In American railroad securities, which are greatly deprctsed and are difficult to tell. The American Government bond are not affected. The Mexican railway tlock are itrong. City of Mexico, August 14. The text of the treaty of commerce and amity between Mexico and Germany is published. The treaty contains a clause that the Germans are to pay no taxes not levied on Mexicans and to be exempt from military service and from contri butions in lieu thereof. Also from forced loan. Fort Worth, August 14. The election of the constitutional amendments passed off quietly in this county. The amendments re ceived an overwhelming majorily In Fort Worth. Only 29 votes were cast against them. Cattle men and capitalists held a meeting here this evening at 2 o'clock, and decided to raise $120,000 for the erection of refrigerating works. PiTTSiiURG, August 14 The National con vention of the anti-music parly ol the United Presbyterian church, assembled at the Fourth church, in Alieghcncy City, to-day at I o'clock, and 200 ministers and elders were present. A prlie fight between William Wag ner, of Pittsburg, and Albert Connoven, ol New York, was fought this morning at White hall, a few miles from this city, which resulted in a victory for Connoven, who knocked Wagner out In Ihe fourth round. Washington, August 14. The Mutual Union telegraph office in this city was closed to-day, and is being dismantled of its tele graph apparatus. The operators have been transferred to the Western Union main office. The surgeon general of the marine hospital service has received a telegram from Dr. Rolet, manager, announcing his arrival at Vera Cruz, and reporting the yellow fever as raging in that city and on many of the vessels in the harbor. Laredo, Texas, August M. Telegram received this evening says Jeff Miller was sinking and would soon be dead, and ordered a coffin to be shipped from here. The vote here to-day on the amendments to the con stitution wa small, not exceeding 40. All were for the amendments. We have just re ceived information of the death, In New York city this morning, at 8 o'clock, of Mr. Fran cisco Vicccza, a wealthy merchant of New Laredo, and one of the most steadfast friends of Americans for many years, Louisville, August 14. The official re turn from 79 counties give Knott, Democratic candidate for Governor, 103,39;; Morrow, Republican, 56,179. The same countle in 1879 gave Rlackburn, Democrat, 95,934; Evan, Republican, 60,894. Knott's majority in 79 counties is 47,218. Blackburn's major ity was 35,051. The election, therefore, show a Democratic gain in votes of 9453 and a Republican gain of 5,285, or a net Demo cratic gain ol 4167. Thirty-eight counties have yet to be heard from. Galveston, Augut 14. The present indi cations lor the receipt of cotton at this port for the season of 18S2-83, will reach 900,000 bales, with every other port, except New Or leans, far in the rear. The killing of Fred Tate, in the street near his home, a night or two ago, continues to engross attention. The eleclloruof constitutional amendments occa sioned uut little Interest here. Probably not over 150 vote were cast, two-thirds of which were ogalnit the amendment. The expense of each ballot deposited was about $t 25. Dallas, August 14. The election of Ihe constitutional amendments wa not in the leatt exciting. A very small vote was polled, most of which, was for adoption. The striking operators, meeting this aflcrnoon, claim that they have encouraging document from abroad; they propose standing the storm. The ninth annual session of the Texas State Grange met at Dallas this morning. A large attendance of ladies and gentlemen was on hand. The annual address was delivered by Worthy Mas ter A. j. Rose, tt was lengthy and full of in terest, and thowed that the order had steadily grown since lis inception, not only in num bers, but its influence htd been felt in many way, T. F. Nash, a member of the Legisla ture, delivered an address ol welcome. The sessions to-day were held with closed doors, Lulino, August 1 1 To-day at 3 o'clock p. m , Lawrence Dcnman rushed out of Stag ner & Carpenter' store, a the Rev. R, G. Sewell wa passing, and fired four shot at him, two taking effect in the lower part of the body, and dangerously injuring Sewell, who it not expected to live. One shot ttruck a pistol that Sewell had up hit sleeve, or he would have been killed on the spot. The cause of the trouble ts that Mr. Dcnman ac cuied Sewell of taking improper liberties with her, tome time in July, but Sewell mikes a dying affidavit that he tt the victim of a plot, and that one the Rev. Illalr, tt Ihe guilty party, and that Mr, Denman, influenced by Illalr, ha made a false statement. The whole matter hat grown out of religious excitement here, in which Blair and Sewell, preachers, both fell out. Sewell succeeded in silencing Illalr from pretching, but Illalr has made counter charges against Sewell, and pending the Investigation of the laid charges the shoot ing took place. Public sympathy Is with Denman, but Sewell has many warm friends, who contend thtt he it ter ribly wronged, a well a murdered. BREVITY BASKET. rilled With Mciitiuu r Minor lis cuts anil 1-iitinv Iteini. There are many American this season at the Springs of Kotat, France. Rotat has been famous for 300 years, and it mineral springs are death On gout. They had a young lady at Richfield Springs who was said to "look Just like Mrs. Langtry." When her parents heard this they took her home by the next train out. Compared with previous seasons, there It very little elegant dressing at the Saratoga hotels this year. The most elaborately dress ed women are not "society ladies." Cicero said there is an eloquence in silence. Cicero evidently used to crawl up stairs in hit stocking leet wnen he came home Irom lodge. N. Y. Commercial Advertiser. All the Saratoga hotel waiter are complain ing ol the great falling ui! In tipping thi season. It It tald the man who gives a dollar against five ol last year is a curiosity there now. Horseback riding is more pupular than ever lint season, aud the roads and bridle paths ul the country adjacent to the city re tound each alternoon njw with the patter and clatter ol hool. The expense of a few days' tour among the White Muan'ains i much greater than it uted to be, and a pjur or irnpcuiniuu man who goes there fur pleasure u.ually die of a bro ken heart. A tu.pender company in thi '.sty hat made an aiiitfumcnt. Plus may have been caused by the men who braced up too often with the tame old pair rock and rye. New York Commercial Advertiser. "Ma, is Long llranch an awful dirty placet" "Why, no, my child what made )ou mink, o 1 "uny, nereis an advertise ment that say it i washed by Ihe tide twice a day," liurlington Free Pre. A young woman in an Ohio town ha mar ried her brother's wife's lather. When last teen the wa busy with a compais and a dic tionary trying to study out what relation she was to herkclt. Peck's Sun. Jimmy Tuflboy wat noticed tilting on the Iront stoop with an air of dejection spread all over, him. "Well, (imrny, what' up now t" asked one of his boon companions. "Every thing's up. It's all up with me. Dad tayt I've got to thut off going to ball garnet, and ma'am says I've got to stay In the yard a whole week." "What are you going to do about it I" "Do about It I When 1 get big enough I'm going to turn the rascals out." Hartford Post. A tall stylish looking woman, leading a greyhound, passed the bajcony ol a Saratoga hotel on which two gentlemen were standing. "What a beautiful creature I" exclaimed one of them, in a voice that proved loud enough for the lady to hear. Turning very red in the face, she glanced angrily at tne speaker and said : "You have no right to intuit me, sir," "Ex cuse me, madam," he replied, "but you flatter yourself, I was alluding to your dog." Urooklyn Eagle. An old Vermont farmer rather took the census man aback the other day. The census man asked him if he was married. "No, I beant," was the reply. "Childless, then, I suppose I" going on to make the- entry. "Wa!, no not exactly," replied the veteran. "I hev got 14 on 'em." "Gracious I" ex claimed the interlocutor, dropping his pencil; "I thought you said you wasn't Married 1" "Wal, Ji ain't," was the reply, "but I ustcr be." Burlington Free Press. The New York Sun, referring to the Ken tucky election, says it settles nothing so far as the Presidential election is concerned. If the State had gone Republican, says the Sun, the extraordinary change would have exerted much influence. The same rule, it says, will apply to Ohio and Pennsylvania. The former has voted for all the Republican candidates for President and the latter has supporred them all except Fremont. If cither State should go Democratic this year It would show a turn in the current which would be felt all over the country. Uut, It continues, New York is the battle ground this fall. It has always been hotly contested, and the results have placed it in Ihe columns of the doubtlul States. If the Democrats carry it in November it will go far toward settling the Presidential contest in advance. Afier Esop : A bereaved female main tained upon her premise a bantam that laid an egg every morning, The XI. F. not being well vtrscd in political economy, and, there fore, not knowing that the rate ol production does not Increase proportionately with the In creased amtunt ol labor, thought to herself : "II I double that bantam' allowance of oat meal she will doubtless lay twice a day." She tried the scheme, and, much o her dismay, the bird gave up the m.nulacture uf eggs en tirely, but grew lat, and did nothing but lay down all day long. "Well," quoth Ihe B, F., "lor eating purposes I preler cget to down, but a mattress stuffed widi egg can't bold a candle to a fca.hcr bed. I tnink, alter all, I have taken my exit through the larger extrem ity of Ihe trombone." Moral-don't study political economy.