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Lincoln (taly IMtw
Sit unlay, Oi-h.Jnt lN, UXl.
Ancient Xonaiua 3.ir.;3.
Tliciisin i!' men lífivc envied
Astor, S1..U111I, V :inliTlii!t, Mic
key, Kcetic, (ioul l : 1 ' 1 1 the oilier
I'. .1 Ii tii-u v fun liliv fr:t a'ii it!!"-1
lit l rr lox; (mi tin' lii licM 'it !
1 1 li. til lire llUTo V!lp!l!lt-. Win !1 COMi-
inred to hi, mi! nt' the i: ( n!s.
Tlii.ro was Minus, tur instance, lie
WilK the SOU lt" Nillll'l'd, the lll
hunter, who made linn-, m niteii tor
IióIih üiil tijrcrs take to lililíes.
Olil N i 111 Irtt iiis hoy iihoul sii.Vi,-
IMMI.00H ill cash, hoidcs lli'S'l'M.)
cuttle, 1 i'iciv of land iJioiit hi;
as Arkan-as, mid I l,or) likely
slaves. There were 110 lawyers, in
those days who made ; i-jucialtv of
hreakinir wills, and Ximi:
quietly look )'('. i'Ss'ii.'ii ami cast
ahoiit for Hum; plan to ki!C) hint
nclf out of tin' poor hoii 'i'.
Ho was c i'-ii'i'i '1 :. )')(. r yonn:;
man, :t 1 1 1 1 t;i I hi' hern seen lii,'r!n!'
his prl to an ice cream salo , 11 or
rilling out in a livery riurliis friend
woiil.l have said he v,..uM lirinir u
in a jrarrct. Hy a lucky caiiure oí'
territory from the Assy ri:i:i., to
gether with L'ii,oim) slav":!, I'Ji.ouo
rattle, tin vu;on o:ulsof silver an!
jewehand a few other trille:, Minus
walked ii tlin Mxial ladder until
I litr Imiiís asked al'ler 1 1 : .s - and
bahies, and he could loose three j
panics of billiards without wonder-!
ini if the owner of thesaloon would
lake a "stand otf." lie was worth
l,7fo,oi)i.,(ti when he died, mid
yet lor the last live years of his life
he went without mutton because the
price hud raised to tin ee CuiiH per
The heiress with a $.rUM0 bank
account considers herself some
pumpkin:;, but what 11 thrce-cent-piecc
she would have hi en idon
Milo of queen Seinirar.iis. She not
only had the lucre left by jS inns,
but in ten years she had increased
it fourfold. Just multiply 1,7511,
(i0(, -0U0 by two and you have the
amount of her bank balance, to say
nothing of jewels ami clothing and
furniture and palaces and slaves and
cat tle. J lad she sold out and
cleaned up she could have drawn
her little check for about $!HIO,OO0,
(HMI. She didn't worry about where
her spring bonnet was to come from,
and when a new style of dres.s
goods came out she did'nt sit up
nights for fear some neighbor would
secure a patcrn lirst. While the
made it lively for her enemies she
was soft on her friends. She guve
her waiting maid s2, 5011,11110 in a
lump I'm- dressing her hair in anew
style, and si: o tossed lhe sanio
amount to her drvs. ...:tker as a re
ward for the excel lint lit of one par
ticular dress. One day when she
saw a po,)i' old man traveling the
highway on foot she presented him
with it 11 asses to ride on, and in
sisted on his accepting í;l'"o,oi)0 to
pay his toll and tavern bills.
Cyrus, King of Persia, from the
year 53S to so, bad some liitle
chance to begin with, and in ten
year he could draw his check for
100,000,000. Jl(. didn't haggle
over lhe juice of a slave when u
man came to buy, but presented
him with one thousand, lie at one
time owned :!'). "00 hoisi s, lotion
rattle, ''i'0,000 sheep, 15,0110 ases
and y.),ooo slaves, and, when he
got tired of a palace costing &.",
000,000, he gave it away to some
loor washerwoman with sevin
children to Mipport. lie one day
sat down to a dinner which had
cost sir.o.i 100, a,.,! jn t!,,. afternoon
he went on a .'0,000 drunk. The
policy iidu"t run him in, or he
would i.i ahiles.? haw insisted on
paying a line of s 1 ."lO.noo iml j. re
senting his honor with a corner
house and lot in the tonicst part of
King Mencs was ..Mother will
heeled man. It Was d,o liiihli
trouble to count I. is cash, and so he
weighed it. hie day when all old
friend a-ked him for the loan f a
few dollars until Saturday night, he
sent him a proce.-i. .li of sixty a si s,
each animal loaded with loo pounds
of gold coin. lie .'.id ÓOO,WOO for
a bird that could whistle, the same
for a trick dog, and he had such a
fondness for white o.xeit thai he
hheik'd out ,7.!'.ooo apiece fort hem,
and at ode time had a drove of
',000. "When he got out with the
boys ho made things lively. Dur
ing one spree id his city of Memphis
ho guv o away 'J,."oÓ,ooo dollars
and didn't get drunk at that. At
one time he had t.oo.ooii goldehains
1,000,000 linger rings, loo,nio
costly swords, :00,ooo daggers,
11 ud land only knows how many
lelilíes, jack-knives, coik -screws
tobacco boes. Jlis wife bad
i(io,oii uyear n phi money,
Hi when his eldest nou went up to
Thebes to heclhc elenhant, he was
followed by Mm 1 lrieiids. l,iuo
slaves. U.ooi horses and .."ioo.oou
for fare, clu ik; and hc.c in iin-v.
The Situation Ovtr theEiv:.
The fol'.iiv. big i'l oi". the .,, .';
;ivi a :ieity fair idea of the c-.n
Tlio Eiovif-ht cf 1G4D.
I t;:ke tí" ol
diiioi! in the Lake Valley country
coiiürincd by our own citizens w
have n turned from that invate-t of
Mr. J. iist returned to tho city
this morning from a trip 'to Lake
Valley and the Percha country,
lie says the testimony of people 11
the Percha district is very conilict
ing regarding the permanency ol'
the mines there. Thus far, 110 rich
mineral lias been develojud oth-.;r
than the rich sulphide lloat of which
so much has been wriiien. Mo
shafts have been sunk on the loca
tions yet and it is not positively
known that tfiere are any g urine
lode. Those interested in tin;
mines of course say there are, while
the bulk of the testimony of other
people is to the contrary. Seve ral
wr.goij oad Hot' the lloai, have been
shippod. Mr. (iist met six or eight
on the mad. Some new strikes are
reported, runnirg from (0 to Si;oo
to the ten.
Regarding the towns ami the
Irene nil outlook from a business
point of view, Mr. (iist, thinks Mttit
lias the best, chance thus far, as it
h ike shipping point from the r:.il
road to all that section of country.
If tho rail read should be extended
a.i elder! v iv.-idt nt theoibrv day.
SMis I stopped mm amiasKi d n mere
(Were any I h" kin rr tieis around
I. is way. "I siiouhl judge so.
was a si ranirer myself w hen I test
of 'p.. Hottest summer ever
known in these parts."
"Any warmer than tinsT'l asked
"Siiuimut, Rummut. The sum
nier of ' l!Mhe eeilar trees njclted
and run along the ground; you
notice how red that ere. die t is '''
"Pretty warm," I ventured.
"Why, sir, duiin' the summer of
'30 we kept meat right on the ice to
eep it from cookiir too fast, and
we had to put , the chickens in the
refrigerator:1 to get raw eggs."
" here did you get the ice?''
"We had it left over ami kept it
in Viliu water! Ves, sir. The tem
perature of b'iliii' water was so
much lower than the temperature
of the atmosphere that it 3cpt the
ice so cold you couldn't touch it
with your linger!"'
"Anything else fi'arlliug that
"That summer of 1 Í "Well,
guess! The J laclreiisack river began
ti b'ile airly i'r",hme, and we didn't
see the sky until (.K-iober. for the
steam in the air! And fish! iisli!
The Pioneer Store!
Carries the Jjirgest Stoek of
Boots and Shoes,
STOVES, HAEBWARE, TINWARE
All Goods Warranted Strictly First Class.
Pricss Lower tlxasi tlio Lowest.
lar;'!! !I(Hi!i(Í!:i! mi Ouh hil m Oriiiiul Parkugfls.
(juiot, the excitemeni; nt present
centering at Kingston, tho new
tov.'ii on trie J eren a. 1 lie i,a.iy
Valley mill has starhsl ui again,
after being thoroughly repaired.
The fact that one company controls
all the minea there militr.te against
this r.s a very large miring ramp.
It is said by some that the town is
notan lively ay it wui three months
ago, owing, probably to the iloatmg
population going in a body to the
Percha. About 4!) or .K people are
coming daily, passing on to
The latter town lias a population
of from .'350 to 500. Jt is laid out
in a narrow canon and can never
have more than one street. Con
sequently, ii it should become a big
town, it will necessarily fie a very
long one. There has been a scar
city of lumber throughout that
whole country, but considerable is
now coming in. Kingston town
site was located as a mill site and
there is trouble about titlei- to town
lots, as the parties who located the
site can not, under their location,
r.cipiiro title for that purpose.
Lots, bow-ever, are selling at from
&;',.() to i00. One woman has
taken a lot and built on it and rc-fu.-;es
to pay for it. She is not
It is probable there will be a lull
in the boom this winter; for, as
soon. :r; people find out there are no
mills and no way to reduce t he ores
and put money in circulation and
that there is great doubt, about the
permanency of the mines, it is
probable that immigration will
cease. At present, people are liv
ing o.T the immigrants arryir.g
daily, every one of -whom brings a
few dollar:) with him. Jf immigra
tion should stop the country would
Ililbboro is now piiet, the Per
cha, concentrating the attention ol'
every one. The road trom N'att
passes through bake Valley and
llillsboro and reaches K mrs!on the
There wasn't sniything but lish
until the river iliied up!"
"What did you have tlicn?"'
"The line.-t oysters and dams
yon ever heard of. They walked
right ashore for water, and they'd
drink applejack right out of the
demi john! Ves, sir. Von call this
hot! Í feel like an overcoat!''
""W lu.tis your business f I asked
"I'm a preacher," he replied.
"Py the way, you wanted black
berry trees, .fust, keep up the
thumb-hand sido of this road until
you ci'iiio to the pig pasture and
there you will ilnd the trees. Climb
up 011 111 v goose roost, and. you can
knock down all the berries you
want, if you can find a polo long
enough." Jiroolhjn l:ul
On June ?,0tb last (hero were in
o eral ion 70 'J railway pott offices,
conducted in 312 wí:oe cars anil
lld'J apartments in cars, and run
over K 7. miles of railroad, mak
ing 7t',7!l,-bN miles of annual
service, with u total of .'i,57( postal
clerks in the sen ice, with salaries
aggregating :.-J8t,77!b oran aver
age annua! salary of s7t. During
the year the railway postal clerks
handled and distributed Ü, l.V,2bV
sso letters and postal cards ami
1,27X,17,!00 pieces ef other mail
matter, or a total of all classes of
oniij ai v mail majter of :5,-i:S:?,:!!M!.-P-0,
besides U.L'.M.3I registered
packages, and .r7o,-l3 through
A Nevada Bridal Tour
The other day old Uncle P.ailcy's
niece was married at the plank
house. The next day the "ole
man"' took the new couple on a
"bridal tower'' in his old wood
wagon, drawn by iwoof his angu
lar steeds. Night overtook them
at Saint's Rest, 011 the Clenbr,,ok
I. i'hev asked whelher thev
.Niittto Lake Valley and from Lake ! could have accommodations, and
the proprietor of the tavern said
ihey co'nd have uli they wanted to
eat. "Hut how about the lodg
ings if'' iio jtiire-el "de ole mini."' 'l he
tawrn keeper, who took in tho sit
uation, ointing to a barn on the
ot tier side' of the 'road, remarked :
"There's the bridal chamber over
yonder." The new couple exainin
id it, and finding it to their satis
faction, turned' in, and the "ole
man" slept that night 011 the soft
side ( f a plank in the liar room.
Thev h ft for home the next, morn-
Choice Cigars and. Tobaccos !
2"vJ fidl line of Staple and Fancy Groceries, Provisions arid
miners' supplies always on hand.
Corner Fine Street and White Oaks Avenue.
Everybody Treated Alike.
Call and Seo Out Stock.
Grand Central Hotel.
EVERYTHING HEW !
ow Open for Guests
Tili'fhciie Fr? Tor (iaests. Free Coach from All Trains.
Fare from Hotel to Trains ,
l!oard'and bodging, per day
Table Hoard, per wci k ,
GEORGE EAYFIELD, Proprietor.
.T"0(lh:e of Southwestern Stage Co.
dav. The fare h
Valley to Kingston $1.50.
The glory of ( )hio islhat her vote
has never beiii tee i.c!usve prop
erty of any political party. Asm
the prisenv. year there has been in
the past a dial of independent vot
ing, and i he man or party mu
kieji a sound record who a-pires to
ihe si'd'ragesof Ohio voters, (b.ing
back to l 'il, at the time when the
'rreiit. u.iion republican thirty was
in i'.s prime, we lind that ( ovenior j ing in lhe best of spirit
loo was fleeted by a majority .of id the "tower"' as much as ii" they
.Win! ov er Mr. Jewi tt, w hile in had been to "L'aree." (tmm J'j-
I1: Colonel Armstrong of the
Cleveland 'ittn.ittlci was 1 lei t
cd Secretary of Slate of the demo
crat ie ticket by 5,5dO, a change of
;',7t'o. In the following year
Ih'oiigh was elected (iovcrnor by a
majority of l'io,M, a clumgu of
l;,H;i. In Js7ü (ieueral Wikoif,
republican, was elected Secretary
If you liv e; in human society, you
must submit 11 its necessities. If
you wish to live free, you must con
sent to liv e responsible. And, while
the facts of sex stand unchanged,
the only basis of free, happy, iniio
,.,.nt 1 ,,.,..r. ,.ti.. .,..(,....,') ,.''.i.,,:
ol State by II, l. niaiornv, and m 1 . ., . . ,
t, . , 1 betv.eeu tne sexes h that 01 married
uini-iin'i .ineii as i:ieeii'H lo'
1 j'.i". 1 . . 1 "ii
dv a miiyirny 01 1 1, a enange 11,
MiV, ami in 1S71 Wikoif was defeat
ed by n majority of I7.J17, ai-hange
of 2-2.7li. ' In Í 7d Colonel J'.arnes,
llepulilican, was elected Secretary
of State by a majority of i;,!,!'',, and
in 1 S77S ovenior ! j-, hop wits ele'-ted
by a luajoi ity of ''.j,51, a change of
;l,l.'(. ' In the following vear
Üarne.s was iv-chcted by a majority
of a, 15-1, a change of 2f',71. 'J hese
ai'e some of the past changes that
dibrd u parallel fir the vote of ISm'
over the vote of lSi.- Tfldn
B. O. WELLS,
pairing & JiiniTs' TtwLs 1 SjM'rialtj
A1iit'0iki Ave, (pi. Wkiieiiiiia's
VJliH'c CsJirf, IT. Z.Z.
T. J. LYMAN,
WHITE OAKS, N. M.
lVif. J. M. líiitiiiisMii, OfoloL'ist mal Mining Kiieñnerr A., T. & s! F. R. H. Co.
I'm!, ii. K. l'l.uiek. Kansiiii ffiiitt; tnivcTíiUy, l.iiwre'iie'é', KnimM.
Ail Reports Strictly Confidential.
( CuccsiEe-r to Jones & Kelly,)
MAXl'FAC'Tl'UEIi or, AND DEALER IN.
Harness, Saddles, Whip, finishes ind Combs,
A Full Stock of Every thing in the Line,
Skcond Stukkt, Ojiposite Trimble's Transfer,
NKW ALliroiMÍÜ'.ílTK, .... XEW MEXICO.
Exchange and Feed Stables,
Corner of Vino ni JicarríILi Streets.
33jaJE5L3331jB2S3 JSLT n"7T
Sample Eooms the Best in the City.
lMr)K.TKl AND DOMESTIC
Wines, Liquors and Cigars,
Iiailroad Avenue, 1'et. Second and Third Streets,
Ai.imia'i'iiQi'i'; new mexico.
PrhaN m l',t SI.íts. . V!, Pr-!ri.r.
Lincoln County Leader
Offert the bent Inituccmenti in Nuw M-
Icu fur Job l'mitiiK.
Promptness, Neatness and f licapness
Work of ETBry 'Deiioriptlnn Furulshcd
al lliu uliortcst uolicc, tut our
Latest and Best Styles.
WM MA IB A II'IMITI O
&cM &c, &c.
Also a full lina of
Notice of Forfeiture,
Proof of Labor,
&c, &c, &c.
KEPT CONSTANTLY ON II AN Ü