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5-Cent Cigar in tlie Market, My Girl. IIAUKV I1AUM & CO. Solo Agent. San Antonio Light. SMOKB TUB BB6T 5-Ceflt Gicrar in the Martet FirstQuarter HAHHY BADM CO., Sol Agents. IDoMID. 1-10.40. San Hntonto, tlcyns, jfrlbn?, jfcbrunr. t5, 1884. Zen Cento a Wccft J. W. HANNIG, Wholesale, llotall Dealer In Fornitnre, Carpets ani Mattings, Oil Cloths, Window Shades, Etc anil 80 Commerce street, San Antonio, Tor. GEO.W. VAN VORST, Dealer In CALCASIEU LUMBER, LATHS, SIIINOLKS, FTC. Cilirornla Itedwnod, sash, ilnora, blind nnd mouldings. Cnr. Dawson and Chestnut sts., Ban Antonio. TelcphonoM. 1 liKm r w. McAllister, Groceries, Country Froitoce, Etc. Auatln white llmo. O. r. PERKIDA. it. u. rntKitiA. PEREIDA BROS. Watchmakers -' Jowclurs, M K. Cor. Commerce ami Alnmo Ht, Pucocwnrfl to Prrolila rm., rln1ilWit-t formerly mi Miukct tr t. All klml nf ru pairing ilnnt lu a llraf-cUM tnantjvr. It) IS 3m Lodging House! C. Schieuel, Prop., No. 41!, winwr Avenuo K and tfoventli street. V'iirutu'd room to let by day, wtik or taontb at lltiornl prices fn-Mm I.1AKKYC. MILLliK, Rubber Stamps, STKISCILH AM) NK1LS, Kin Art'iulo, Thos. Dawson & Co. CARPENTERS, BUILDERS IlalTln St., Near North Floret, 8. SMITHEP, MerchantTailor, 410 East Houston St. Ahd don't fornrct tho ail drew. Celottrated KntlUh riding habit nod buwjuo iimkor. iM-flm SasWeWeTiIll; Satnrdny, Fb. 16. 1881, By San Antonio ArMter Verein. rOnly for members and tlielr guests. Mag nificent prizes offered for the beat lady and gontlcmen character traslc. Tlckots,?!, to be had of the committee; Georgo Wagner. Wil liam Warner, Frod Meyer. A. J. COBELDICK&CO, French nnd Engl Inn Milliners and Costumers, Torfeet at guaranteed, Mourning andMan t ela a apeclalty. All orders promptly attended to. Atrial solicited. 405 Bast Houston street. HILDESHEIHER & WALKER, Commission Merchants And dealers 'In Orkln, Fruits, I.arJ, Dacon, Hide., Wool, Patatoos and General Country Produce, 212 Bolodad street. Baa Antoulo, L.HUTH&S0N, The Old Stancl Hardware Store, No. 250, ta and 230 Harkot street. Ran Anto nio. All kinds of paint. Headquarters for p. Landreth le Sons' garden and Uower scod. Just rccctvod-s-cnulDB seed potatoes from seed growers, vis : Early Koeo. lleauty of Hebron, Extra Early Vermont md Whlto Star, Also, onion sets and buttons, artichoke root a, millet, sorghum, Johnaon grass, pasture grass, Ilermuda grass, lawn grass, alfalfa, field or cow, peas, suntlower seed, etc. 2-12-lm MASQUERADE BALL i Bj San AfttOBio Turn Verein, SATURDAY, FEB'Y 23, '84. AT TURNER UAIYL, Musi by the Ilghth cavalry band. Elegant groups of maskers will appear. Humorous Interim! os during the dancing. Only costumed maskers will be permitted to dance. A limited number of non members ean be introduced. No tickets will be sold after 12, m. February S3 Tickets f 1 each. Apply to A. F, lleok uiaun, C, Itunge, A. Sartor, E. Kuehn. A costume hop to be held Tuesday. February 20, for members only. CHOOSE YOUR GENTLEMEN! LEAP YEAR BALL AT CASINO HALL THE FAIR SEX IN COMMAND. All or Them Were Dames Bountlftil-.No Wall rioweri Unalloyed Flenure and a Cen tral Wish Thai Every February Had 29 Days, If over enjoyment, pure nnd perfect, It was last night at the Casino hall, nt which pleasure was queen rrgnnnt. The occasion was the leap year hall given by the ladles of the Casino association. It was essentially a leap year party when the fair sex dato all their letters Feb ruary 2'J, when It comes oncd in four years, and In which they so boast lngiy chirrup that were it not for their sex February would bo n stinted month, of slight proportions,, never reaching up to Its sister montliB, tho weakest of which lias 30 days' existence. And so they chirrup, boasting of their prowess with the nlmanaa maker, even with old Time himself, till tradition, usage and gentlemanly cour tesy have accorded them the right to do pretty much as they pleased in the second month of leap year. Last night at Casino hall, thi ladles had their own way and followed the bent of their own sweet will, where "nono could say them nay." They in vited their own partners, purchased and paid for tho tickets themselves and seelned to have a half Intorcst, (nearly a "bettor half'), In the meek, very will ingly captured escort, who hung on her arm on tho wuj; to the ball. Besides this tho ladles, who were for tho once trans formed the beaux of the ball and made tho gentlemen tho belles thereof, served up tho champagne with delight ful bounty and generously, and even paid "Cabby" his fare for tho use of his black and varnished haok, going to and from the ball. And yet tho mute reveller In her boundless generosity and fore thought was mean enough to tako It all in, and then as this morning's dawn came streaking In, sighed audibly as he was dropped at his lodgings by his fair guardian, to wish that every February could count in Its scant apron 29 days. There were 80 couples In attendance. The toilets were most charming and elaborate, the muslo was by the Eighth cavalry band, and tho supper was fur nished by that prince of caterers, Wise, of the Vienna restaurant. " Wall flowers" were scarce, and even those who camo to earnestly look forgot their resolution, and were soon whirling In the mazes of hop, waltz or sehottlsch. The scene was too Inspiring, too retro spective, to permit them to linger In the shade where all was sunshine In so glee some an assembly. There was a humorous, well-rendered address by Mr. L. C. Orothaus, which was listened to In laughter, and then all went merry again till nearly 5 o'olock of early morning. It was the success of the season, so voted by all, and will be a pleasant memory for many years to the tired ladles who waka up this evening from restful slumber to And the Lioirrat their doors. To the ladles who were active, promi nent and Incessant In bringing last night's entertainment to so brilliant a termination, there Bhould be most grate ful acknowledgment. Their names should be embalmed in bouquets of per ennial perfume, and so we give them : Mrs. M. Oppenbeimer, Mrs. L. Kra kauer, Mrs. U. Ithodlus, Mrs. R. Froebel, and Miss Johanna Ilisohe. They de serve most grateful credit for the ex tremis, as does also the "VTirteschaft's" committee In playing the ubiquitous host, laden with blessings and good things generally. After all this fun It is fun also to state that $23 were realized over and above all expenses. Military Mailers. Conformably to army report 1743, two cases of butter 144 pounds net and one case of lard CO pounds net will be duly chnrged against Private Henry Otto, Company F, Nineteen Infantry, as fol lows : Butter, $50 40; lard f (1 OS the said values being as assessed by a board of survey, convened by orders No. 133, Fort Clark, Texas, December 15, 1883. Iteorult Joseph Ilrown, re-enlisted by tho recruiting officer at San Antonio, Texas, Is assigned to Company n, Nln teenth Infantry, Fort Illnggold, Texas. Tho commanding ofllcer post of San Antonio, Texas, will forward hlin with the recruits referred to in paragraph 8, special orders No. 18, current series, from headquarters. The Quartermaster's department will furnish the neoessary transportation. Private Sidney Jones, Company F, Sixteenth tntantry, a deserter, Is restored to duty without trial; on condition he makes good the time lost to the govern ment by his desertion, forfeiting all pay and allowances for the time of his absence. THE ENERGETIC WORKERS Oftha first Presbyterian Church Cite a Very Suc cessful Scotch Soiree, hast night, about 8 o'clock, tho Kncr getlo Workers of tho First Presbyterian church gaVo a charming Scotch soiree, on Houston street, next door to Hosack & Newton's auction rooms. The room, decorated as only fair ones can decorato, presented a very pretty and animating sceno. The long table laden with a sumptuous feast, and tho lady workers artistically arrayed In neat red dresses, wcro fit adjuncts to tho pleasures of the evening, which was In terspersed with nicely rendered songs, and tho enticing strains of tho Eighth cavalry band. Miss Fannie Newton's rendering of "Nae lloom for Twa" was almost perfeet, and loudly applauded, and dear old Scotland, with Its bonnlo blue border, was brought before the eyes of some of her sons who wcro present. "Jamie's Awn," by Miss Ada Hocket, was received with thunders of applause, and tho young lady was not allowed to rest until sho had given the company "Annie Laurie" as an encore. Mr. Williams' "Swanee lllver" was touching, indeed, and In answer to numerous calls ho repeated the last verso. Miss Josle Waugh, "How De lightful," could be said as second to nono. Between the above songs the cavalry band played several sweet airs, and so tho evening passed away. The address by Mr. Nell was put off, and all present sat down and enjoyed a hearty supper. The following are the names of the singers, their songs and accom panists, also tho names of the ladles of the society: "Jamie's Awa," Miss A. Hockett, accompanied by Miss It. Hockctt; "How Delightful," Miss J. Waugh, accompanied by Miss Fannlo Newton; "Swanee lllver," Mr. Williams, accompanied by Miss Fannie Newton; "Nne lloom for Twa," Miss F. Newton, accompanied by Miss Jennie Nowton. Those belonging to the society aro : Miss Jeannle and Miss Lizzie Geddes, Miss L. MoDonald, Miss Katie Alexander, Mr. James Geddes, Mr. Hall King, Mr. D. Alexander and Mr. Walter S. Scott. THE MEXICAN NATIONAL. Engineer Gardner ReleasedThe Burro Too Small to Stop a Litre Locomotive. It was reported here this morning that Gardner, the engineer on tho Mexican National, who was arrested a few days ago for running over a Mexican between Garcia and Saltlllo, was released on tho railroad company furnishing bond in the sum of $2000. The man run .over was one of that class of obstruotlonlstB from among an Ignorant people, who conjec tured that all he had to do was to stand on the track, and no train would dare pass him between now and the eraok of doom. He was whistled at and signalled, yet declined to leave the track, and was consequently run over. Ho was Imitat ing the mad Sioux on the Union Pacific, road when It first awoko the' echoes of the Laramie country, and llko him was killed for his temerity. After the arrest of Gardner, the engineers on the line of the Mexican National threat ened to shut down the valves on their looomotlvcs and leave unless some pro tection against similar movements was granted them, as they were obliged to travel on schedule time. Gardner's re lease, even temporarily, has given thein ijcou courage, anu mey wiu continue to work now. The burro Is a shabby piece of hybridism to attempt to stopaloco motlce with a full head of steam and an American at the throttle valve. TELEGRAPHIC MARKET REPORT. Reported Specially for the Light by S. S. Floyd i Co., Brokers, New Vork cotton spots steady and un changed. Midland, 11c; sales, 1ST. Futures opened at 2 to 8 points lower, advanoi-dS points, and closed steady abd unchanged. Now Orleans ootton spots quiet; midland, 10 6-10; sales, 500 bnlos. Futures opened 1 to 3 points lower, advanced 2 to3,and cloeod steady and unchanged. Liverpool ootton steady; uplands 8 13-18; Or leans, 5 IMS; sales 8000 bales; speculation and export, 10.10 bales. Hecclpta, 17,000 bales; American, 19,000 bales. Futures 1-S to 2-64 higher. Chicago wheat unsottlcd; opened H lower; declined M. advanced IK; closed, May, J01J4. Corn stead;; opened H lower, declined M, advanced 1 cent, and closed, May, 00 cents. Pork uueettlod; oponod 1 cents lowor, ad vanced as cents, decllnod 10 rents and closed at SIS 67K. Laid steady; o.icnedli cents lower, advanced SOconta, doclined 10 cents, and closed, May, Nkw Yohk, February IS. Cotton epota quiet; midland lie: sales 157 bales, Ngw Ynits:, 12.30 p. m.-Futures-very dull: sales 1(1,000 lialpi; February 10.tsffll0.70: March! IO.603M.8J; April I0.tOStl0.Kli May ll.U7Oll.0ii: Juno llJMail.21; July 11 JOffllui. "u"u",l"' CmflAao, February IS. Wheat-unsettled at S10IM; receipts 23,000 bushels; shipments 10 000 bushels. Corn-steady at mi cents: re ceipts SCO 000 bushels; shipments ss.000 bushels. Meis pork-unsettled at S18J17W. Lard-stcadr at $0jaH. Hogs reoelpts 12.000 head. Nkw Oruahs, February IB. Cotton-snots quiet; midland 10 6-10 cents; sales W0 bales. Livcuroou 13:l p. m., February 15. -Cotton steady; uplands 5 i3.li) penoo: Orleans, 0 15-10 penoe; sales 8000 bales; speculation and export 1,000 bales; receipts 17.000; American, li,C0O. OonTlnelsur, Tho proof of the pudding Is not la ohewlng wo string but In having an opportunity to toil ...u l i . U wiuMiHo, , urcissana u. Orynskl, druggists liavo free trial bottles of Dr. llosanko a Cough and I,utig Syrup, fr each Colds, Asthma, Gonst'mptlon or any Lung EVERY DAY SELFISHNESS. A Correspondent Pertinently Alludes lo This Trait or Human Character. "There was a man committed suicide, last night, under circumstances dis paraging to the charity of the city, as he assigned as his reason for his rash .not that he was penniless, and starv ing," said Colonel D. "What Is that to mo?" answered Mr. 11., in the ourtcst of tones possible, and with a scowl which rendered further conversation on the subject hopeless. That is the stereotyped reply of tho world to any tnle of distress, or any appeal for charity. So self Is safe, snug and comfortable, whatdlll'crcnco docs It make what befalls other people ? Not a particle. "What Is that to mo J" Yes, that Is the cold blooded and heartless reply which the selfish return to every appeal to charity every request for aid ln.a time of pinch to every tale of poverty, want and distress. "What Is that to mo f" was the answer when I mentioned to a wealthy citizen of obstreperous piety that an old woman had been run over and nearly killed by a brutal hackman. That Is the lan guage of sclllsbncss, all tho world over. What docs not aflect self Is dismissed, without further thought, as tho -merest trifle. Selfishness seems to have grown more cold blooded and heartless of late years, and to havo thrown off all dis guises. "What Is that to me?" speaks volumes. It also gives us tho key to the character of many men and women who pretend to bo chock full of the benign spirit of Christ, nnd ready to bo trans lated to heaven. The rich blurt out this heartless reply on all occasions "What Islttome?" They are wrapped in selfishness, and, therefore, aro without sympathy for any outsldo of their home circle. Teimiv. THE SUICIDE AT THE VAUDEVILLE. An Injustice Done the Place by Reason of the Usual Unreliable Accounts orthsAmlr. "The Vaudeville in Son Antonio Is what the Oxford Is In Houston, n 'variety' theatre, whero performances are given on the stage, liquors aro Bold at the bar, and girls wait on men, and So with them Into little side rooms and rink with them. Last Tuesday night a man named J. W. Walker was among the visitors to the Vaudeville, and had been closeted In one of tho little rooms with n nymph who is called Lena Hazel. He had got $25 that day on a draft. But, it does not tako a man lontr to snend S25. when a variety show girl gets him off to mmseirin a variety snow siue room The show folks call the little Bldesnnart ments 'wine rooms.' Mr. Walker relfoved himself quite expeditiously of his money; and, when the nymph stepped out Into the general auditorium for a few mo ments, he relieved himself of his own ex. existence by sending a six-shooter ball crashing through his brains. He was a young South Carolinian, and very likely mother to whom his life' was precious ; and In the old home in the Palmetto State a shadow of doom was cast bv tho Intelligence of his death and hearts wero stricken with grief and heads were bowed with sorrow. liut, at the San Antonio variety show the play went on and the nympns, with painted cheeks and half-bared breasts, still Tilled their seduotlve arts, and In all that throng of dissolute revelers not a thought was given to poor vrniKer as ue lay in tnis uioouy winuing sneei." The abovo is from the Houston Age, It does a great Injustice to Mr. Simms,tho proprietor of the Vaudeville, because It does not state all the facts as they really tare. In the first place, the play was stopped the moment It was known that theaeed was done, and everything pos sible that could bo was done by the em ployees of the house at once. While thcro was no particular claim upon him to do so, yet Mr. Slmms took charge of tho suicide and paid the entire expenses of the funeral and burial from his own pocket. The Liqiit makes this state ment simply as a matter of Justice to tho Vaudeville and Its proprietor, Mr. Simms,because a number of Items like the one quoted above havo been going tho rounds of the papers purporting to give an account of the affair which aro in al most every Instance Incredible and un truthful. Fine Oyslsrs, Frank Starr Is Just In rcoelpt of afresh shipment of lino Berwick bay oysters, put up in cans of different sizes. Call soon as they are selling fast. Has In connection a first class restaurant Wedded. Last night n happy couple were made one by Juslioe Adam in the marriage of C. Steibeck to Miss Katie Hocfgen, at 314 Seventh street. After dancing and supper the happy twain prooeeded to tholr new home, already prepared, near by, amid the congratulation of friends, who wished them a life time of bliss, un marred by troubles and ungraced by dls appolntment. Justice Adam's Court. The case of Smith, lledmond A Forrest vs. St, John WlUls, a suit on attachment for damagesat $200, was tried by Jury before Justice Anton Adam this morn ing. Verdict was rendered for plaintiffs at $150. In tlie case of M. V. Hamilton vs. John S. Davis, a suit for sequestration of household goods at $05, a verdlot for plaintiff was returned for nil articles claimed, TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. MORE SHOOTING AT HOT SPRINGS- THIS TIME AT AN EDITOR. The floods Higher Than Last Year Walsr Fall ing at ClnelnnatlMelean Display al the New Orleans World's Fair. Dim Moinkm, Fcbrunry 14 -A company has been organized, with a capital of $100,000, to construct n second railway bridge over tho Mississippi river, from stooK isiantt to i;avenpon. HotTo.v, February li. Itcsolutlotis of the Inter-Collegiate Athlctlo conference, adopted by tho Harvard faculty, bar out professionalism most effectually, and for bid games or contests with students of nny college where the rules are not In force. WiiKKi.txa, February 14. Two women were arrested to-day for systematic fraud on the Belief commission. One had procured 30 and tho other 37 com plete outfits of clothes, and between them 17 pairs of shoes. They used assumed names. St. Louih, February II. This evening a teamster named Itobcrt llobertson entered tho room of Anna Ford and com menced moving her furniture. She, with tho aid of n colored man. ejected llobertson. The latter then got a knife, ro-enteretl the house, when the woman shot him twice, mortally wounding him. WASinxaTo.v, February II -Tho Presi dent has directed tho promotion of Lieutenant llhodcs, of tho revenue cut ter Dexter, for gallant conduct on tho occasion of tho wrcok of the City of Columbus. An lnllucntlnl delegation of carpet manufacturers was before tho Committee on Ways antl Means to-day, opposing any change In the tnrlff on woolen goods. Nkw Orleans, February II. Director General Burke, of tho World's exposi tion, has designated 60,000 feet inside for tho Mexican exhibit of minerals, farm products, etc, and 200,000 feet outsldo tho building for the Mexican garden and a building for the commission and camp ing ground for the battalion of Mexican' troons. A magnificent band of musi cians antl a corps of cadets will bo Bcntn I rout .Mexico. Arrangements aro being made with tho Central American Rcnubi lies and South America for fine displays oi ino products oi inose countries. IxMAKAroMH, February 14. George, Emery, engineer of tho Hoosler Flouring mills, met a horrible death to-day. His clothing caught In the shaft by tho fly wheel and ho was whirled round and pounded to death. Tho floor under tho shaft was broken bv his feet strlkint? it, Both legs, with every bono In them, wero broken and ono nrm torn off. Ho was found lying In a shapeless mass' against the wall, whero ho, was thrown' wuen ino arm was torn away, ino machinery ran until tho steam was ex- to the oilier employees that an accident uau occurrcu. Cincln.vati, February 14, 0 a. m. Tho river Is 71 feet, a rise of three and a half Inches since 2 a. m. Tho weather Is cold and the thermometer Is 20 abovo zero. Parkersburg, West Virginia, re ports a fall of 20. and Galllpolls 18 Inches in 12 hours. At Maysvlllo, CO miles abovo 'Cincinnati, Is stationary, which Indicates but very few Inches mora water here. Tcleirr anh communication Marietta, Ironton, New Richmond, ltlp ley and other small towns, are entirely cui on. n is imnossiuio to give, me de tailed losses in this city by wrecked and noaiing nouses, ino wtnu ia mgiii added to the number wrecked In tho eastern part of thoclty, whero. the great est loss has been felt, there being moro iramo nouses in inai section, f ortun ately, bo far, no case of loss of life has been known, though in several cases families have been taken from their houses Just before the water bore them away, z;jup. m. ino jirst iau since tho beginning of the flood Is recorded. Tho river is now 71 feet and one-half Inch. Nkw Yohk, February 14. Mrs. Emma Uhler, made notorious last year by figur ing In a murder case that made a great sensation, died from morphine poisoning In a New York hospital to-day. On the 18th of last March, Wilbur II. Haver stick, a' broker who lived with this woman, was shot and killed by Mrs, Uhler's brother, George W. Conkllng, a surveyor in the service of the Govern. ment, the latter understanding that his sister had been enticed away from her husband by Haverstlok, He visited her rooms and tried to induce her to leave her paramour, and Haverstlok coming In a auarrel took nlaco between him and Conkllng. The latter drew a revolver and shot the other. Haverstlok .died In a few hours. Conkllng was arrcsted.but was released on ball. Mrs. Uhler then disappeared from tho imblio view, and for some time was in the West, but for tito past three or four months has been living in various dlsrenutable houses In tho Twenty-ninth district. Conkllng's caBo was dismissed to-day on account of mo oniy witness, nis sister,' Doing dead. Hot Srnraas, February 14, A shoot ing affray occurred last night between M. C. Harris and Charles Watson and Tom Shannon, growing out of the assas sination of last Saturday. Harris is ed Itor of the Morning Horseshoe, and bit terly denounced tho assassination and all connected with It. Watson especially was denounced, yesterday's Horseshoe charging him with being a fugitive from Justice from Carllslo, Pa., wliero ho Is under Indictment for murder, arson and burglary, under his right name. Charles aulks. Last night while Harris was in a saloon, Watson, accompanied by Shan non, entered through the back door. Tho insiani mey entered llama draw his re volver, ordered them to throw up their hands and at the same time backing towards the door. He passed out and started for his ofllco. but had gone only a fow steps when Watson rushed to tho mlddlo of tho strcot and opened flro on him. At the same time Shannon ran up and fired at Harris. Harris began tiring at Shannon, who retreated Into a saloon. Harris started for his olllco nnd procured n Winchester ride, but before lie could tisa It tho ollleen Interfered and placed him under arrest. St. Lour, February 13 -The National Wrapper and Packing company has as signed. Tho assets are estimated at $50,000. Telegrams received by railway ofllctals report a good deal of delay to trains antl damage to the Missouri, Kan sas nnd Texas branch of the Missouri Pnclllo through the Indian Territory In tho way of washouts and high water. Tho Arkansas river Is very high antl all tho tributaries are at flood height. Much of the country along these streams, not only In the Territory, but In Western Arkansas, Is submerged, and heavy damage Is being done to property. The dispatches also stato that heavy rains have.fallcn nearly all over Texas, anil numerous wusnottis nave occurrcu on the railroads, destroying trains nnd In terrupting tralllo. All kinds of wash outs havo also occurred on the Iron Mountain road In Southern Missouri, but the trains have been able to get through by running down tho Belmoat branch to Charleston, nnd thence to the main lino at Poplar Bluff. A heavy snow storm prevailed hero to-day, but It Is now clearing up and getting cold. Cincinnati, February 14.--Tho river Is slowly rising, having reached 71 feet and three-fourths of an Inch at noon, Tho sudden cold last night made tho suffer ing moro Intense, as many of tho people In the Hooded houses wero either not provided with fuel or havo not the facili ties for using It. In Newport, Kentucky, this morning the soeno is most desolate. Tho high wind of last night moved tho waters so as to topple over many moro buildings, and, loosened from tholr foun dations, they have swung Into tho streets until, in many cases, the relief boats had great difficulty this morning In passing arounu mem. rue necu oi neip in New port Is Increasing as tho stores of the Ira- prisoneu iamiues grow less anu less. Fortunately $1000 was received this morning from Secretary Lincoln and an other thousand from the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. Tho water is now within a few Inches of being live feet higher than the great flood of lost year. It reaches moro than half a squaro noove Antra street anu jxjok street.. Alio Panhandle depot Is entirely surrounded by water and there are several feet on the floor. At Mill street tho water reaches into Fourth street. Farther west It crosses Fifth street, and at the Cin cinnati, Hamilton and Dayton depot It reaches half way up to Sixth. At Free man u crosses aixm street in ino west end and encroachments extend west wardly as far aB Freeman street. Tkiiek Haute, February 11. At a citi zens' meeting $111 i was subscribed. Tho river continues to rise. The canal registers 45 feet six Inches, a foot higher than at any time during last year. It turned cold early last night, but tho elouds have disappeared and to-day has been bright and beautiful. A strong wind last night caused the waves to do much damage In tho submerged district. A great many Houses havo fallen down or floated off. and It Is not uncommon to see large frame structures floating down over the falls. The peeple were all out, however, and no injury or loss of life is reported. The water is still rising, though the ground is hard frozen, and this morning reached the cellar of the Hoard of Trade building, putting out the fire In tlTo engine room. There Is no likelihood or further rain, and tho river Is expected to be on a stand still by morning. Local contributions are re lieving suffering here. Louisville will call for no outsldo help. She will try to care for her own suffering. At JciYer sonvllle the people aro crowded together In churches and school houses almost to suffocation. The relief measures In operation aro very Inadequate. The waves did much damage to property last night. Two more feet or water will noou ute penitentiary anu uuu convicts will have to be cared for. The 125 fami lies of lime burners at Utloan, 12 miles above here, aro still huddled together In ono church, and aro sadly In need of relief. The town of Clarksvlllti, Indiana, is al most washed away. General Saxton. in charge of the government relief fund, la retting reauy to start wun a relief raoat. le Is waiting specified orders from Washington. He will not start before morning. The President a Newspaper Reider. From the Washington Latter. At the White House nearly every Important newspaper la the United, States is taken and read. A great many papers are sent with, the compliments of the publishers, and the President sub scribes for a large number. From old habit he reads the New York papor through each morning, and glanoes at the city papers, but for dealing with the great mass of dally newspapers there tl a clerk specially detailed to look them through, and clip out all news relating to the President and his polloy, and ar range them for his Inspection, The Order of Precedence In San Francisco. I heard a group of little folks chatter ing to each other not long ago, and boasting of the different oocnpatloni of papa Is the best, 'cause he'si. Senator and a Lieutenant Colonel." ' "Not tnuoh he ain't; my papa Is bettcr'n all; he's a pan ucarer."