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XI); (.'oahl Btto I ice OS
EDDY NEW MEXICO, MARCH 12. lbOG.
KILLED AT PHKN1X
ELI OHEVALUEn MEETS DEATH
THE HAND8 OF DEPUTY SHER
A Yttr rw Word. I'n.ss it, Tli.n llolh
M.ii limply 1 1telr His 8lnxly nml Cli.
Vitllltrlll.s In ,t limit Mi Hour.
Otic of llio most unfortunate tragc
(Huh over chronicled In Kddy county
occurred Saturday night at 7 o'clock nt
1'hcnlr. the saloon town about n mllo
south of Kddy. ISoth men were lu Mm
saloon of ilitrllold & Tee. Cliovalllor
passed McDanlel mid .Jeff Sykes In the
doorwuy between the buIooii und danco
hall. Kro Alcliatncl luia crossed the
room of tho daucu bull lie lieurd Che
vilirrlr t-all hlni 10 Htip, which ho did.
CliovnlllPr tlion crowed the room to
whero McDanlel wits Atundlng, making
Kuinu lenmrk uud holding his hnnd on
his hln wicket, MoDunlcl told him to
throw III) hln hiinds but he Instead pull
od his gun. A ho did so MuDnnlel
llred, the Ural aliot taking effect on tho
right side of the neck ranging uown
under the collar bone and coining out
about ono inch from tho buck bono bo
tween the shoulders. Tho room being
full of Hiuoko after' the llrst shot no
olher shots took effect, though Chovul
Her fired tils rovolver four tunes nud
McDunlol live times. Chevnlllor then
walked to tho bur In the front room
and ruvo un IiIk aim. Inyliig 11 on tho
bar. Immediately becoming tutnt he
wus naught while falling, by bystand
ers, who luld him down on the Door In
front of tho bur, carrying him from
there to a bed. Dr. Kcnsltiger wr,s
summoned and juudo an examination
of tho wounded man and madohls con
dition as easy ns possible.
Win. llarlleld and Tom Williamson
were stundlng In the door between the
dunce hall and saloon when tho men
wore shouting, while Jeff Sykes was
within two feet of Chevalller when the
llrst Bhot wus lltod. Chovulller was ar
rested Christmas bv McDanlel, and
loeked up over night lu the littlo lock,
up at l'hetilx, for tlNHikenliMn arl
flourishing n slX-shootor. McDanlel did
not lllo cotnplulnt, but Instead turned
Chevalller loose next day. II nil it com
plaint been tiled ho would have been
fined at leoBt 950 and costs, und proba.
bly laid the whole out in jail at u cost
ot 840 or WO to ho county und no ben
efit to himself. Since Christmas Che
valller, despite tho udvico or his friends,
nt different times .threatened to run
McDanlel out of thecountry. MeDan.
lei, being a ifofluty sheriff, decided to
stund his ground. Chevalller had used
very insulting language toward Mc
Danlel at different times, uud during
ull this McDanlel remained pusslve,
and from till tho evidence produced it
would seem hus tried to esoupe this Inst
tragic occurrence to the best of l.h;
ability. Kll was ono of the most genial
and unlet fellows over to sot foot in
Kddy, but It would seem had Imbibed
a dlsllku to McDanlel since spending a
night in tho lock-up.
Justice Iloberts munitioned tho fol
lowing rltUCns and held and inquest
over the remains Sunday: W. W.lltish,
M. 1. Kerr, sr., Tom Jones, Xlb Jones,
II. OhnomiiB, M. W. W indom. Tim re;
suit of the coroner's Inquest wus to the
effect that deceased, Kll Chevalller
cuitte to his death by e gun shot wound
ut the bunds of Frank McDanlel. .
Tho Justice BOt Wednesday, Mareh
1 lth, for tho preliminary hiring, which
commenced yesterday nt ll) a m. uud
wus completed at 3 o'clock. lno wit
ness were exumlned, ull of whom sworo
to practically what has been stated.
District Attorney Franklin nppoured
for the territory and V. S. Uulemun for
tho defense, while Stenographer Driggi
recorded tho evidence. Win. llarlleld
was the llrst witness and ho testllled to
Chevalller calling on McDanlel to stop
after passing him In tho doorway. Dr.
Kenslnger testified to whero tho mor
tal wound took effect. Joff Sykes tcs
1 1 lied to Chovulller stepping up close
to McDanlel ond suylng: "I understand
you say you arc the best man in the
county," at the same time pulling his
six-shooter. Others testified to having
conversations with Chevalller. who
stated that ho Intended to kill McDan
lel. Aftf r tho evidence was In. Justice
Iloberts summed tip the ease, saying
ho felt It a disagreeable duty to decide
the matter, but undor the evidence
could not hold the defendant olid there
fore dUchurged him, fully believing
that tho shooting was In self dofence.
Kll Chevalller was born In 1857 In
Ilaplds parish Louisiana, Ills parents
were neighbors or Copt. D. C. Paul,
with whom Kll cutne to Kddy county
in December, I8l2. Sincothenho was
employed for the llrst six months with
his brother Joe, who cuuio with him, in
opening a forty-acre tract for farming.
Joe returned to Louisiana the next
summer ond Kll went to work for (lib
son, tho man killed by John Densott.
Kll worked until tho full or lBUI for
Olbson, and since then wus employed
by W, W. Hush In tlio butcher business
forking at tho slaughter hottso tho
greater portion of tho time. Kll had
many friends among thoso with whom
ho became acquainted whllo lu Kddy,
all of whom sincerely regret his fearful
death, though none appear to censuro
tho deputy sheriff, whom it Is generally
believed was compelled to shoot or glvo
up to a citizen who, despite tho strln
gent law against carrying deadly weon
ons, had gouo armed for somo time
Tins Is tho only phase of the wholo at
fair which all law-abiding citizens dep
rlcato: for no good citizen ever carries
n slx-shootor In tho dally pursuit of his
avocation, and Kit had u six-shooter
and miiBt have carried It for u purpose.
ONLY HI 8.00
The Texns t Pncltlo lMllwar Company
will tills year furnish loreaulsrr ordnloed
olorftrmtii, duly credits! mlislonorsrlrs
or othor. solely .ugngcit In ministerial
dulU, one tlmusnud uillo ticket, good
ou nil portions of tnr,( 17 Mo in.
Ann est 011 tor ti.se 1 ckois mourn
be tnnde In the nearest tlok.tsuont of tlis
lent & I'noillo HnllwNy, or niltlfWS.
(ieu'l 1W & Tbt, Ann)',
Nntlra lu ll.tiirit HnrnoM,
The party who borrowed my double
harness, Jan. 10th, Is requested to re
turn Rnmo its I need It.
J. O. (JAMHIION.
HUI.KOT HOIIOUI. IN UIHIV.
A select school, in which all tho lead
ing common branches will bo taught
according to the latest uud most ap
proved normal methods, with Kinder-
gurten training classos added for tho
younger pupils, will open April 0, 1W0,
or u term of at least two months.
There will bo morning sessions only.
arnnts desiring their children to at
tend this school will please call upon
or notify tho teacher, Mattio IU-:tr.
tarlJIeyelo for sale A new ( . .cen
highest of high grade, only 835. Inquire
at llagennan hotel.
I'.VUrUH OY Till', t (IJtl.Sll VUAtt.
Tho ooraldu yonr will tin period nuin
ornblo in tlio liUtory of tho woild, If but
nnrt of the iilnnt or Hit UullrJ Htaics
Hovoruuietit mid Knropcnn uotloiie 11 cit-
rlrd cat. Au mo uuucu omit iore win
bo 111 llvtlleftt tiMidcutlel CAitipMtrit
evor htld, nnd the Fifty -fuurth oOifirom,
now in souluii, w'll larnUh cxoetditigly
interetluL( drbntes on the tnrtll nnd dunu
oIrI nnmllou until June. There will ba
soversl oxeltlug stste leatlon nud mnuy
puulMlapetiHi.-BmyoiTv -win wnton
iolUli.pou. 'KrwrynuB -win which
Ith laturest tho progress of the Veneru
rinu Commission's inquiry, the result of
bo wars in Cabs, la Booth Af f Ion, In Tur-
key, nnd the outooine ot other compllcii
tloni now ntUlns lo llm Old World.
It I n reinnrknble coincidence thnt nt
the brulnnlnir ol ft yenr of suoh rloh
iirouilio of Rtlrring iiews the grenteit
inetropolltnn newtpsper In the unite J
Slntei-The St. L00U Itepobllo-ehunld
reduce its price lo 90.00 n yonr, or to U
Ihnn two ecu 1 11 n dny. Tlilt low price now
.lncei the Itnpubllo within the runuh of
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011 politic, trndr, nnthuiHl nnd lulornn
Initial nlfnlm during 1600 should nt once
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ennuot nfToid to InkeAiuitrnpolltnndnlly
pnpor ihonld nt pnt eabnorlbt for tho
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yenr for only 81.00 11 year. It contains
tho btst of orerythtng that nppinm in the
LAItlKfl TAHI5 "NOTICK"
And ieprnto thn letters N-O-T-I-O-K,
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11I0, note, tone, ouoe, got, It, on, tie. If
you nro bright enough to make ttfteeu or
more you oau be turo of rioelring na ele
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wax will pay 810.00 In gold lo the peuon
nldc to uinko the best list or ward from
loiter contained In N-O-T I C I!, 80.00
for tho secoild bet, 8S.00 for the third
best, $7.W) for tho fouttli best, n LnJIts'
NlckftWntch wl h flue Ainyjenn move,
ment nnd well worth 0.0$ lor each of tho
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nnblo reward In order of merit for the
nest bcit ono hnndred list (should that
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ing Hut of llfiti.n word or tuoro i gaar
nuteed n benullful presKitl. A tho aboro
rewm d nro glren f reo nnd without consid
eration, Muiply to attract attention to
thU most oharmlug sixteen page weekly
for iiidlr and ulrU, It I neooMAry for
you to (end eight two oont stsinp for
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from thoso who have already rslredTl.
vsblo reward If your letttr enclosing
trial subscription l received tirouiptly,
you will ..euro FltKK IN ADDlVlOH TO
Ahh OV TUB AUOVK a eolhetton of
chole flower seed, Un dlffenl rare and
beautiful varlttles, also two btaUfol wi.
ared engraving, entitled "The Doctor"
nnd Its companion "The Urlbo." Thou
sand, of dollars are being expended to
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lion i guaranteed in every cmeorslntnp
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LAUIHH BVKIIY SATUKUAY, "C,"
Wnluut Httest, Philadelphia, Pa.
A neat five room house, electric light,
range, bath, hot water connection, etc.
K. S. MOTTHIt, Agt.
lluektsu's Arnica Sat..
Tlio best Halvo In tho wotid tor Out,
tirades, Bore, Ulcers, Bait Hboum, Fever
Motes. Tatter. Ubaoed Hand. Chilblains
(torns, and all Skin Eruptions, and posl-
tit ely oures file or no par requirsa. 11
UguarauUed to girepetfeflt aatUfaotloa
ot monay rofondsd. I'rlee 911 oesis prr
bit, For salo by 8tdy Diug Co.
ALTQELD 'ON QILVER.
tils Tie w ca OutMncy a. Olrn InoalllU
not. Coal tllolnp; Town.
I'll on nddrens at Colliusvlllo, Ills.,
Governor Altgold said on tho silver
Up to 1870 gold nud silver together
had dono tho work of tho world. As n
great Knroprnu flunuoldt pnt it, tho two
metals togolherhn)! forinod thostiuidnrd
of vnlncs of nil tho commodities nud
pjopertor in tlio world) tho bnslucss
of tlio world is so great nnd tlio popula
tion so largo that both tnctnls nro ro-
qnlrcd, neither being sufllcieutin Itself,
It is u fuiiunuioutnl principle of flnniico
that when yon lticrouso (no volmuo of
money in tho world you correspondingly
ralso tho soiling prlco of nil tho proper
ty in tho world. Tills Is what tho bank
ers rail In flat Ion. Tho opposite of this
proposition iioccKcnrlly holds good. They
Were nil iryliitf to fnnko tho littlo bit
of gold In tho world do nil tlio work
thnt hnd roqtilrodnll tho gold nud silver
In tho world to do. Gold hud 1 o do
nonrly twlco tlio work It liad dono, nnd
it LiOiiiiiO twico hs lintKiriniit ns it hnd
been. In tlino It wns fontid thnt it
would bny nearly twloo m much piopo?
if ns formerly,
When tho merrlinut could not sell, ho
ceased to buy ot tho jnnnnfaotr.rrr, nnd
ho hud to shut down work in part or en
tirely. When ho shut down, hoqnlt buy
ing coal, and tho co-il miners had to
scramble to roll their Joul. They began
to cut one unothcr's throats on prices,
nud lu tltuo to cut tlio miners' wngos or
shut down work entirely. Asncouso
qncuco you woro out of work und your
children out of broad. Hero wns tho
onuso of tho distress that prevailed
ntuotig tho producers of Kuropo nud
Tho records of soiling prices kept lu
tho largo cities shows that tho prices of
nil commodities, token togothcr, hnvo
fallen HQ to 40 per cent nud that wherf
there fins be 11 110 fall in tho prlco ot nu
nrtlclo it is duo to somo local or special
cnuxo. Yon know that when you tako
half n man's blood from liltii ho will bo
too weak to work. Money is tho business
blood of tlio world. It oironlates through
the commercial world ns blood doos in a
m mi's body, uud when tho government
arbitrarily destroys nonrly half of this
blood tlio country ii left too feeblo to
go on vigorously with business.
Inasmuch ns tho debt ot tho country
still hatigs over bs there can bo no re
turn of prosperity until wo can again
sell products for higher prices, Tho
3 rent wrong that has been dono tho pro
uulug clashes Is twofold. It hnfl com
pelled tliuiit to giro twico as much ot
labor or iu'odnot to pay interest or 11
.debt ilow ns was accessary when tho
debt was created, nud by paralysing
Itultistry it has brought stagnation to
tlioro laborers who woro out of debt
Tho volume of busitiess today is 90 per
cent loss thiiii tho volumo ot last year.
Wourosrltliiigounbnsis of lower prices
nud lower wages, nud thcro must bo an
lueitwo lu tho volume of money to put
ns hack tothu point whero tho country's
dvutral Warner on tlio Situ. lion.
Tho recent elections in Ohio uud Ken
tucky do nut, Gsnprnl A. J WarnersAys,
Interfere with tho fulnio suoecM of tho
cunse of silver. "Thtwa elections were
not Hepubllcou victories, but Dcmoeratlo
dufcuts." Kild Mr. Warner. "lu Ohio
wo had a ouudldnte, roiiully papular,
ruuuing ou 11 pinttoriu prepared vy a
puuked convention. It did not meet tho
indorsement of tho people and thousands
of Democrats staid away from tho polls
or kcrntolied tho tloket. In Keutuoky
tho gold men simply voted together nud
"It seems to bo concede. ' continued
Mr. Warner, "that both parties will
uumiuato gold candidates in their tin
tloual conventions, uud tho stiver teop!o
will thus bo forced to put up n tloket.
Tho tlino has como when principles will
no longer bo sacrificed for party fealty,
nod If the silver people nomltmto n tick
et It will receive avoto that will at least
bo the commencement of n permanent
turning of tho masses of tho people to
ward the new party. The elections havo
benefited tho oatuo ot stiver froia my
point of view, for they havo emphasised
tho fact that tho m1.--.e7 power andjtfao
ONE DOLLAR OAgH
Tlmn Any Othor Huuso
fcfifiO flrt'flnfi'Y ..iimrir - W
Suy from a Cabh House and you will get
gold man of tho cast control both tho old
parties and that neither 0 tiio two
great parties will put np a man unsatis
factory to tlio mouoy centers of tho
couutrV. Tliis domoustrntiou will cause
tlioasaudaot voters to break off nud seek
that party which represent tho princi
ples in national flnonco for which thoy
BO DRAINAQE AND FltOST.
Dry sTouuilallon ln-MrT. tlio Ituotl
Vh or lto.il StHetilnc
Imporfeot droiuago is tlio caumut tho
bndneM at our roods in nearly all iwes.
Tlio liinspsrlouccil nro not npt to appre
ciate tlio paramount necessity for tlio
mnintenatico of n jicrfeotly dry founda
tion of oorth for their surface of bnik'en
stone, gravel, eta, to Ho upon. A pro
tracted ralu will soften au umtralued
road, nnd on thn pnsxlug of n heavy
load Injurious ruts nro the. consequence.
In these latitudes tho soil water freezes,
and thn oottseqneut expansions and con
tractlct'itnlckly ruin n roadbed.
It mA&crs not whether A road bo
earth or aincndatu if attention is not
jjlvcu to(tho preservation of tho flu
ishodi crown. If ruts nro allowed to
fonu.iwnlor Is mlinltteiL Kvery depres
sion its a router of doatmotlnii. Tho
lipwor oixIstaitciutteawtttor bo
coined wm nud lew until tho roadway
becomes actually liupnesublo.
In conxtruetlug earth roads a plow
should not bo used except where actual
ly iwccMinry, becauso n plowed surface
is only witli great difllculty made hard
and smooth, and tlio plow Is likely to
out too deeply into tho earth. A good
road machine should bo procured if invi
sible, for by tho uso of a uiachluo tho
natural foundation of tho ground is not
disturbed in rounding up tho road as Is
dono with common plows and scrapurs.
Kvory municipality should own n
road machlun and should l:uvvn,inuii
cspeolally Instructed and oonnimillr lu
chargo ot it With a road mnchfuo in
skilled hands, then wjil lo no quasi ton
raised ns to tho economy uif construct Iwi
nnd repairs and the offloleuoyuf the
After 'tho rood machlno has completed
its work tho wholo grade should bo
rolled with u roller weighing about fivo
tons. Rolling is essoiitlaliu making tho
foundation nnd surfacing to forut per
manent or gravel roads. Tho roller
should follow olosoly uiwn tho gruder
or scraper so that tho loose earth may
bo consolidated whllo it Is still moist.
The roller should pass many times over
tho softer portions cf tlio rood, nud
whero tho road is very dry and not In
clined to pack it may bo slightly mois
tened to facilitate ti8 consolidation of
Tli. Tariff on Apple
Tho shipment ot great quantities! of
apples to Kuropo goes ou. And yet if
you let the MeKluloyltts tell It a deadly
blow was struck ut the American farm
er when an ad valorem duty of 30 per
cent was substituted for tho MoKluloy
duty ot 28 cents a bushel on apples
grown in tho pauper orchards ot Eu
rope Boston Herald.
rarm Valu. Xlatscd,
Tho residents of Moorostowu and vi
cinity in Burlington county, N. J., have
freely taken advantage of tho opportuni
ty for road improvement which tho new
road law of the state has opened np..
As 11 result the roads about Moarestown
and oouneotlug it with Camden havo
been improved to a very largo exteut
The effect of It Is seen lu a much brisker
domaud for farms lu that vlolnlty, For
years past it has been exceedingly dif
ficult there, oJ In agricultural section
elsowhero, to sottlo estates owning farm
lauds when there was a necessity to sell
because purchasers wero rare and offers
uninviting. Tho Improved roads havo
changed this, nnd farm lands uear
Moorestown are la demuud, l'hlbulol
Jostle sv&d UtMUl Iniprof.ro.at.
More than 80 prisoners ore Incarcer
ated lu the Lafayette couutr jail, says
tho Kaunas City Times, and last Friday
a clialn gang was put to work ou the
roods leading to Lexington building
them up and making aeeess to the tiftrn
easier for tho farmers. It Is thoflrsl
tluio iu tho history of the county that
tho experiment has been tried.
?. II. FIERCE, President, S. T, BITTING
(Jhas II. Kddy, .1. V. Mutheson, 8, 'P. Hitting, .1. A. Kddy, It. 11. lMcrco
A, lltiwklfiSl ('. (Jonwny.
J. F. MATHESON,.
Hay, rain, Seed, Feed, Blacksmith Coal
and Ice delivered in the City.
W A. KERR
W. A. MILLER,
painter and )ecorator5
1'AtVTH OILH. VAHNI8UHB, kadamiwjs,
,U1U"B X AHTI3TB' MATfiltlALS AND
-SANTA FE ROUTED
THE SHORT kINETO
Ohicago, St. Louis
and Kansas Gity.
. 'o Transfers from El l'aso or Port Worlli,
BiStfon sFor olhsr lafdnd adTtrllslug tasll.r isle
K. COPLAWD, w ' a. t. NictiioiiSoN,
Ui 1 and lk A,( UM kW', Aent'
i?ate, Texas, T6?ka, Konsw.
In Shirrs and HSid
the Lowest Prices.
Vice President C E. Conway, Cuhle.
A. K. PRATT.
LDMBI, LATH, SHIH6LHS