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The San Antonio Light.
r m day Di:ci:niii:it:38, isss 'S SALE MAMMOTH STOCK OF ClothiHforMen,Boys and CMlflren And Gents Furnishing Roods Will be rioted out t nd below coit. CU early, and don't miss this chance. Louis 8. Hertz, Asslirnco for COHEN & KOENIGHEIM, 300 Rmt 311, MAIN VI.A7.X. Don't II nj tTfltll too hare wen tbo Unestceknf clollilnj of ruoout 3t Son. v-su-tr An Old l'oct Hays I m In the- forehead and Hie t ye. The lecture of tho mind doth lie.' MODtnxizin i "In the stomach tlmiuirh tho llp Me the people's moruinir nips " Of GAiXAQHEii'n Iiwt. 12-1 rreih Oysters and Celery Brr7 day at Hcllls. an Houston street. Itallratd TlekeU. Railroad tickets bought, sold and exchanged. Lotlch's Itestaurant, Ko. S West Ilnuiton street, 1st ho lradinc house for fresh oysters, tramc, Kultry, llsli, etc. Shirts and Underwear. A Try complete stock for aalo by I'nneoHSt l'rench Mlllliiery. Mrs. Fellle, 23 West Coraiiicrco street, ktrps In stock tlio bent RMortinent of rniliinnaulo millinery at rcusomtblu prloes. 11-30'lni riae Allied Caady Ualy KO cents per pound at llt-llls. Dr. M. I! Tartln, Uentlst, SncceMor to Dr. Weems. Office 413 East Houston street. Up stairs. 12-iS-im New Year's Cards, A nice lino of New Year's cards at tho Light onico. Bend your orders early. tt Ilellday Ooods of l'rery Description. A splendid assortment ntO. W. lialdwfn ,1c Oo.'s,:i7 Commercostnxt. Have Yonr Teeth rilied For Christinas Cards, Ladles pocket bonks and hand tutrs, station ary, and all kinds or Ctirlitmas presents, and l'or Itant. Sererat lariro housos. ono 7 rooms, one 8 rooms, onw ll rooms; also stores centrally bolcdad strcit. Grmlopcnlnir up of holiday (roods at tho City ti roccry btoro, 'MS Commerco street. 13-lS-lSt. 1:. Auhaiiams. Bfena Famishing Ooods, As good a stock ot Kent's turnUhlnir poods as can tie founl In tho state for fall an J win. lor, at l'ancoast 3t Bon's, tt-l-tf Ten Dollars Ter Month Will buy ono of tho rellablo Emerson pianos Grand llaclnc. There will bo a series ot bono races at tho San Antonio tnllo track, commoncluv January lit, at 2 p. m. Tools will be sold at the Whlto Mcpbaat each night previous at 730 p.m. lit Our Neckwear Is as choice In stylo and material as can bo found In any market. S-ai-tf TVakcoabt Si Son. Buy your bitters for tho holidays at tho City Holiday Ooods, Tho laracst stock of stationery, juvenll "ok, albums, etc., In tio city, at NIoTenKgV rnraltur. Repaired, packed or shipped by rtarsnn & Col- Try l'aneoast If you want a suit made, lie lias a full lino of piece sooas ana a nrsMsiass cutter In cbarirc. TnEfTeat Socman Electro rnmhlnatlnn n. pear at the Casino on Mond jy night f or a shot t How Yo Can be Happy And cause your wife to wear n nleaunt smllo all tho commit year: call, examine and buy tho gv-rootncottR-e, centrally lucated, for only plness as a handsome borne and pleasant sur rouDdlngs. Hilton 3c Youno. Ileal EsttU Brokers, 3M . Houston St, Far Iteut. Houses In any part of the city, several large lliLToaft Youno, KB West Houston street. VoryhAn prices la tho motto of tho Secman Small Farm for Sale, A few miles from city, plenty of water, sood house, eto. l'rloo J7UJ. IIilto.i Younu. - Houstou street. Forolture tVacoa Always on hand to move furniture. Orders osiio ijourt nous 0. Junius Means. Calomel rellorca; "BLACK-DRAUGHT" cures. told by James Clavin and L. Orynskl,drug(l(ts. Fruits and Toys, Any quantity, and cheap at llcllls. ZOO Cords Dry M'oed For Sale. Cut and split to order and delivered to any WALTrn Scott, 12-10-lm aMandaa Laredo t, Xovelty Itestaurant (Lemon's), For fine whiskies, wines and beer, a-o to 15. Hart's noat and cosy "Llttlo House Around tnouorner." a ue&c luneu sorvou uauy. No, iisoieuau street, is-xf.ir LIGIITFLASIIES. What the Reporters Learn on Their Toar Through the City. "Iltutus or the Fall of Tatquin" to-nicht at Turner hall. Mrs. Van tier Dcgen, ajed 74, died from marasmus temlles on the aSth. Lorccto Shelr proved Mrastlf t be a ranger, so his case was iliimined. The case of beatlnc ,nJ sUwraE against Harris be tried by jury on the 3rd. Sociable and oyster supper at Trinity M. K. church this evening at 7:30 o'clock. Wouldn't "X" In Ihe Times communica tion concerning gambling prelly nearly spell Kosenhcimcr ! The four-hone hearse of Carter & Mulaliy at the funeral of Deputy Sheriff reunion at tracted universal attention. A fine black cashmere dolman, small sire, was lost on the San I'edro Street Car line. The finder will be rewarded. Divine services will be held at the Temple Ileth El this evening st 7:30, and on to morrow morning at 10 o'clock. Sixto HoJilguti, tired of his old love, has left his wife and gone off with a brand new Mexican novia, Guadalupe Alvides, Judge Mason has cancelled the certificate of school teschcr O'Donnell In thcTlnsley community on account of intemperance. The Bexar Benevolent society failed lo meet last night, for want of a quotum. They meet on Wednesday nut to re-elect officers for the ensuing year. Some Baltimore friend of Narcino Leal Is endeavoring to evangelize him, having srnt him an elegantly bound copy of Ihe Bible for a Christmas souvenir. A friend of Judge Ksyers, of Gonialcs, has received word that ihe Judge's little son as Injured on Chtistmas eve by a Uoman candle burning his back. Alderman Gallagher 1 turkey was hocus pocused from the noilhesst end of its boudoir last night. It has been referred to a special committee on private drainage. General Fiti Charles James Lazsrui Lee Koch Cook, whose highest boast is of his illegitimate origin, tends a copy of his Kevista de San Lull to this office. Ills paper has been used and Is now out of sight. Mrs. Sam Berliner was quite ill after her arrival at the Hot Springs, Arkansas, while her husband had gone to Chicago. On Ms return to the Springs he miles that his wife had much Improved in general health. Colonel Nathan was missed from his ac customed stand on Wednesday. The gallant colonel was absent on an errand of mercy in relieving himself of a sausage that was so crude in its cookery that he declared It was only "sun burnt." Night before last the down freight on Ihe International was partially wrecked by the breaking of a spindle of one of the car wheels near Cotulla. For this reason the I.artdo train was delayed some 10 hours, it not reach ing here till after 3 o'clock yesterday after noon. Hyphenating. Licenses were' Issued by the County Cletk to the following parlies: Charles Crowl to Miss Florence McCall; Guslar Altminn to Miss Catherine Nuhn, and Herman Obit to Miss Sophie Leesch. Claln 1 a l' Mrs. Maria Sabedra y Salinas, a deserving old Mexican lady, made a claim for a pension this morning, her husband having served with distinction in the Mexican war. The claim will be looked Into. l'lstol Cases. On looking o'er the police book this morn ing a Light reporter discovered the following names down for trial to-morrow: Henry Heskins and R. Cunningham, for carrying pistols, and W. Harden and Nelson Shadock for drawing Ihe same. Ilulldlns; Fermlta. Sandy Johnson, lumber dwelling, aSiao, south side Dawson street, $150. W. Goltze, soft rock dwelling, 30x40, south side Johnson street, $950, Tip Morrison, lumber dwelling, 24x20 north side Morales street, $400. Recorder's Conrt. Louisa Johnson, Bill Jones, Timothy, F. Chavez, Alexander, Henry, drunk, $5 each; Nellie Hamilton, Laura Brignell, vagrancy, $3 each' Lewis, insulting lan guage, $5; W. B. Duncsn, II. Hultman, quarreling and fighting, $5 each. Justice Adam'sCeurt, Jenny Ilurrell. a fair cvnriin of this dir. was tried before Justice Anton Adam this morning by a jury on a charge of vagrancy. Jenny's case was fought" admirably, and ter minated In a verdict of not guilty. Mr. Charles Herff was summoned as a State wit ness, but not appearing was fined $10 for con tempt of court. Sociable and Oyster Hnpper, Chutch oyster soup Is usually tolerably thin, but the preparation belog made by the ladies of Trinity M. E. church choir for Iheir social tonight, promiiei to makeup the best oyster soup ever served in our city. If you fail to attend the social you will always, to your dying hour, rejret the irreparable loss you nave brought to yourself by such an un wise course. Itsal Estate Transfers, Mary M. Lade and husband to Lucy Y, Hubbell, lot 4, block j; S300. Nathan Fuller to John Kalisza, lots 7, 8, 9, 10, out of subdivision of John Iiham's one. third league, consistinc of a U acres: Saoo. Fritz Schreiner, foreman and agent of Fire association No. I, of Saa Antonio, to Buirell secrest, lot 6, block 4: $100. Catholle Knlchli. Branch 304 of Ihe Catholic KntgHs of Ameilca held their annual meeting last night lor the annual election oi officers, which suited as follows: Spiritual Director, It ev. T, J. Johnston- President, W. T. Btttbe. tt elected: Vice President. Colonel r.Wr nil. Recording Secretary, M. Clearyj Financial occrciary, Alex 1'ouock, re-elected; Treasurer, J. II. Tierney; Sergeant al-Arms, W. J. liar lis, re-elected; Sentinel, F. A. Ambrust, re elecled. PERSONAL. Items Oleaned In the Hotel Corridors anil From Various Other Sources. II. F. Fly, Jr., of Austin, Is visiting the city. Mr. E. 1. Watklns. of Atlanta, Is at lie Maverick. Mr. L. Tracey arrived from Galveston this morning, and stays at the Maverick. Mr. E. C. Moore, of Uvalde, an extensive sheep raiser, Is stopping at the Merger. Mr. II. J. I.utcher, of Orange, the lumber king of Eastern Texas, is located at the Menger. , C. D. Talmer, Traveling Agent of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe road, is quartered at the Menger, Mr. J. II. Wentwoith, of Hartford, Con necticut, and Mr. D.S. Pardee, of New Yoik, are quartered at Ihe Menger. Mr. Hum Jill, late organist of the Madison Square church, has left San Antonio for Cali fornia sccompanled by his family. Colonel C. T. Campbell, Superintcntendcnt of the Texas Express company, with head quarters at Houston, is at the Menger. Mr. W. Miller, of Del Klo, Mr. J. K. Ilriggs, of Gainesville, and Mrs. Mary J. Ely, of Colorado, are among Ihe guests at the Maverick. Judge E. F. Hail, from Laredo, President of the Land Fiauds boatd, left for Austin this morning. He will not return home till Ihe 10th of next month. Major W. II. Dike, of Faiihsult, Minn., one of the most genial of the good old fellows that the Gopher Slate will only allow a brief furlough, is in the city. He has tried Florida and the Hot Springs in his winter vacations, and declares that San Antonio surpasses Ihem all as a health resort. Arrivals at St. Leonard Hotel Sidney Shepard, S. B. Jones, U. R. Gardner, R. II. Ltgnoski, city; C. P. Dawson, agent Seeman's Combination company; J. Marks, A. C, llra)ton, Texas; Mrs, Caldwell, Kcrrvillc; J. Mitchell, Dallas; II. S.Tom, Falrvlew; A. II. Campbell, Campbellton; J. T. Cowan, Boeine; E. Krclsle, Caslrovllle. The Useful Broom. Don't sneer because woman's handiest and most effective weapon is the broom. Mrs. Berg, of Troy, New York, drew a bead with one on a mischievous boy and knocked him senseless. reotia (III.) Journal. Good Night. O form, wcro that engrouped thee In srraco tmlte Curvcs hourl-llko us tlilno, Hcbel Walst-iupic, slight; Hair iroldcnas ono trlory-rascd. Or sunbeam spun; Urowchastllcr than cloistered maid Orcolfod nun; liar, clinging llko soinotl ed shell To pearly sttand; Street bosom, whlto as mld-sea'a swell, And whiter hand; Thou comcllcrctiuek thanuncurlcd leaf Or buddlnir roue. And throat snowed In tho robo'a relief BUM snowier shows! Ilycs whero eyes linger, draining draught That ne'er Is done; Lips, sweetest Hps myown havo quaffed. Yet rct upon; O heart, dear heart, I but havo found And clanp to-night I Sweet love, sweet love, these arms surround 1 flood nlirlit. . . .tiootl n hrht MAimlllETC. II1SLAND. Mount Hope, Miss., Nor. 13, 1663. A Fairy Tale from the State of Georgia, l-rom tno n rigiitsviuo iiccoru, A lady, while engaged in the pursuit of her domestic duties, encountered a mouse in Ihe flour barrel. Now most ladies, under similar circumstances, would have uttered a few gen uine shrieks and then sought safety In the garret; but tlilt one possed more than "tlie ordinary degree of genuine courage. She summoned the man servant and told him to get the gun, call the dog and station himself at a convenient distance. She climbed up stairs and commenced to punch the flour bar rel with a pole. Presently the mouse made its appearance and started across the floor. The dog started at one: in pursuit. The man bred ana the aoguroppeu ticau. ine lauy fainted, fell down stairs, and the man, think ing she was killed, and fearing that he would be arrested lor murder, disappeared and has not been seen since. The mouse escaped. A Pravcr Which Will Bear Rendition. I'romtho Detroit Frco Press. Characteristic prayer offered by Elder Littlejohn la 1S40: "Oh, Lord, there Is great wickedness and much drunkenness In our young and rising towns. Therefore, O Lord, we crave 1 ny blessing, now, Mil waukee, iust sniunt: up, is bad: Chicaco. another mushroom, is worse. Yet do Thou, Lord, bless and improve them. Then there is Mlchisan City, a place of sand and whisky, and Laporte, of mud and wickedness; and, indeed, thev need Thy bleisine. And there Is South Bend, and also Niles. which think themselves righteous. Lord, they need Thy blessing. And here is Mishawaks, which boasts itself something, but has nothing but self-righteousness. Good Lord, open its eyes, that it may receive Thy blessing. Then we hare Elkhart, and Bristol, and Mottville little thirgv but wicked. Do, Lord, bless them." Then, pausing for breath, and rais ing his voice to its highest pilch : "And lastly, then, dear, good Lord, even bless Con stantino, where Governor Barry sells whisky at thtee cents a glass 1 Amen." The "Artless Chap." l'roin Peck's Sun. "They've got an 'Art Loan up town, haven't theyt' queried a young man who was waiting for three or four hours at the Union railroad station, the other day." "Yes, sir," replied Officer Bulton. "How much to go in!" "Only 25 cents." "Do you draw a prize package or anything of the kind!" "I think not." "Don't they give you a chance In a lafflct" "No. sir." "Have they got any live Injuns or canni bals on exhibition!" "Not that I know of." "Any elephants bigger than Jumbo!" "No, sir." "I suppose they have some extra fine target shooting in there!. "They have nothing of ihe sort, sir. Don't yon know what an Ait Loan Is!" "Is It fish swimming around In tanks!" softly queried the young man after taking a moment to think. "No, sir." "It Isn't a panorama of the streets in New York!' "No, sir." "Taint Uncle Tom's" Cabin! "No, sir." "Well, said the questioner as he drew him self up, you needn't be so short about it! I wasn't going up to see it, anyhow! If you folks here in Detroit think you can get up a grab-bag church oyster festival and call It by some high sounding name and rop: me in you have got hold of the wrong medder-laikl ll'ml Art Loan!" Wo shall I'Xhlblt a cholco assortment of la dles' sulfa. In silks, bncaile, velvet, ladles' cloth, rltnncls, black and colored cashmeres, and all tho new dttas goods. Ladies' Cloak Department now open. A largo linn of fall and winter wraps. KewuiarkcK, walking Jackets, cloaks, dolinana, ulntera and Jerseys. ''Jcrneys," "Jer seys." fur ladlefl', intGM'S and children, at all the popular prleea. nxccllcnt bargains. Wo claim to hnro tho largest awnrtmcnt or black and mourning dreu goods cut brought to tills Ity, In all the new stiadea and kinds ot ottoman, cbovlot, Arniure, route, etc. Carpets, Carpels, Carpels. Iso full lino of woolen 4-4 carpets, mutflug, oil cloths, etc. Hosiery, Hosiery, Hosiery Wo havo now a full UMortrnent of ladles' flito silk hoso In all tho newest shudes. Mslo thread hnflo, In all rolors, for mImcs ami children. Of tliewj goods wo elwajs carried tho beet as sortment, and shall continue to add new things. Wo have in our employ Madamo Farrell, Just from the fashion centro or New York City, who has shown by hcrrlegantcosturneis which sho has mado In tho past two weeks that stio Is a competent designer and draper, and tlo ot tilting la as good as can bo made. Wo inn sotelr say that we now are prepared to mako and lliilufi drcMfa In as good si) le aa ean bo had In any largo city. Sir Haas & Oppenheimcr. EMS REED, llnudsuiue I'iitontod ROCKERS 'ROCKERSilArriN BED LOUNGES I BUEEAUS, WasManas. Maris Top Tallies. ;j;-C03IMEKOE ST :$5 THE GREAT SEEMAN. IIott U lUi Dellcbted tho AudUnce for Two KIcMb, Ono of the finest entertainments that uas ever visited our clt ii tho ono now pluylntr at tho Merchants' Opera houso. To say that It Is flno would bo but half czprceslnK it. Tho en tertainment Is ono tint will plcrtso tho moat cultlvatoJ citiicnof our city, n ml whllo they alt and look on tho elepant programme at It Is brought before thoaudloneo. all wonder how such thin if 3 can bo do no, 1'rof. Beeman Is one ot the most polished trentlemca we havo etcr grenln thin lino of business; everything- Is done that can bo done to pleasu theaudlcnco. Uli tricks nro truly wonderful, and show creat skill. Tho second part tho "Voyajro Around tho World' 1 the tlnest lot of dissolving views It has ever been our pleasure to sw, and whllo upon this iwtwe mlit-ht truthfully say that cannot bo surpassed, and nro well worth tho iirieo of admission alouo. We sneak of tho nee no of four pictures, tho "Hock of Aires," ino "inunaemorm in mo aii-s, ino-'URiii Ilouso at Itoston. with tho Movlntr Ships," and the "Grand Fountain." these pictures alone are worth more than the prlue ot tbo admission, Ihlrd part The Great Plectra puzzled us; wo know not what to eay, or how to deseribo It, It beln it something entirely now und myste rious, and must bo seen to bo appreciated, and wo only say pro and two this act, and (should you discover how It is done plv&u call at tho otllco of the Day and let us know, as wo will ap preciate It ery much, Waco Day, Wanted, A rood cook In small family. Good wattes. Apply at Mrs, J. L. Price's, ou Main avenue, Trees 1 Trees II For the poxt few weeks Is the best tlmo to plant any varlotyof our natlvo trees, and no Wanted. A frond cook at tho Hrackenrldue place. Ap ply at National bank. l'O-tt Messrs. Faucett fiauudern Have ro moved tholr ofllco to tho Stock Ex cbanyo saloon, where tbey will open up tho samo business. Old friends are requested to eoutlnuo tho aamo favors. 12-3-tf New Year's Kve Hull At Arbcltcr Vcrclu hall. The best band In tho city has been enifuprd. Tickets $1, to be had On account of lcavlnir, Mrs. Max Mayer olTeraacompleto household set, couslstlujr of bed, dlnlnir und span) room sots, parlor suits, complete kitchen outfit, crockery, brlo-a-brae, etc. livery article quite as fwod as now. Call at residence (now bouse) on Ilium street, two blocks rear of Menger, opposite Antou Adam's, between 0 and tt a. in. 1201-tr Wanted, To act In capacity of trovernees to small Mtas Jknnik Btekmc, 457 Acfqula ktrtct. For Holiday l'rcsents, Music boxes, books, muilo albums and all kinds of mufllo supplies, go to Ooggan & itro.'s, 2jUCo miner co street. Jl-aMf FOR THE HOLIDAYS. The rineiU Assortment or I-ndlet and Gents'SUk and Linen Handkerchiefs, Iaco Collars, risehus, Kit? Gloves, Money Purses, Ktubroldered Slippers, Lace Curtains and Table Covers. BOYS' SUITS, OVERCOATS AND HATS ! Gents' Underwear and Neckwear. 5T. -J" OSS ISLES dte SOKTS. Entrance! Alamo Tloia and Losofa Street. Largest Jewelry Honse in Texas ! L. ROUVANT, NO, 25 C0MM1.KCK BTUUKT. SAN ANTONIO, TUX A 9, Is now thoroughly fitted up and slocked In his new stotc, and exhibits the Largest and U?t Selected Stock of 3D I A.nVEQ 1ST PS, WATCHES, a-xid. JEWELRY To be round In nny house In the rilateot Tcxif. FINK WATCHES and JEWELltV Hill OnJ It examine Roods and vet prices beforo purchasing 285-COMMEROE STREET 285 San .A-xitoriio, - - Texas. 5 217 ALAMO PLAZA. OVERCOATS, OVERCOATS, For Ever) body, at Prices That Defy Competition. Sheets, Correvon & Castles. DOWN SHE GOES! I Huve Mrtde Still An oilier Itetluctlon In 10.4, at HI 73 a 1'ttlr, A Largo KNICKERBOCKER DRESS All Otlirr Goods at l'roportlonalelr It.ilared Itatra. IS. -A. DEE 3NT tSo O Q. Wagner's Bazar. WOLFF & MARX, Corner Comniorco and Alamo Sts. AFLO-AHSTS in CLOTHING Gouts' Suits, Young Dions' Suits, Cir Boys' . Suits, and School Suits. Laic Shipments of Boys' Suits at Very Low Prices I BEST MAKES ORBOOTS AND SHOES. tVTlioaboTO nro now departments, and every dollar's worthcr coods la mw and fmU UouglU afyrloca that enablo ui to sell tlieia U tlio satlafaotloa ot tho cousutuar. Anfono wanting to purtuate DIAMONDS 'to their Interest to call on ItOUVAKTand else hero. ll.27.tf Vrlcrt. 300 PA J It WIUTK HUAMCKT-i Conlgument of the Celebrated HOODS 20 YARDS Si.