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TA FE VOL.32. SANTA FE, N. M., SATURDAY. JULY 20. 1895. NO 125 DAILY 1 V,!1 WAGNER & - DIALKB3 IN - DRNITDRE & HARDfARE TINWARE We have' a full line of Picture Frames and Mouldings and in fact everything in the household line. We will furnish you from the parlor to the kitchen on easy payments and bedrock prices. We carry the largest stock in the city. We repair all kinds of furni ture, sewing machines and muscal instruments. Remake mat tresses and all kinds of upholstering. 4 TELEPHONE 4 Come and See Us! AT COR. BRIDGE & WATER STS. WE HAVE A FULL LINE OF G-iiOOBRIES, FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. OIK CONFF.CTIONAKIKS Our special aim is to please everyone with reasonable prices and as good an article as the market affords. There is nothing better than BADEN'S BEST FLOUR. ELGIN CREAMERY BUTTER. MONARCH BRAND CANNED GOODS. S. S. MULLEB & -DEALERS IN- Staple ail Fancy Orocerii -AMD PBOPBIETOBS 0F- S.A.IfcTT.A. PB FKF.SH Wll RAH, PIKS ANI CAKES. AGENTS FOR Boss Patent Flour. Club House Canned Goods. Hesston Creamery Butter. Careful attention given to special orders for cakes and pastry. Campers' supplies packed free of charge. Call and . examine our stock and gee our low prices. WHOLEDALK Office and Warehouse Oanta Fo, - - vis it His And other things needed for painting anything and everything from a small box or a chair to a house, inside or oat, will be found in our stock. Painting, when you do much of it, costs too much to be done badly. You might much better not paint at all than be daubing around with some miserable stuff that will be quickly worn off. Save money by oom ing to a reliable establishment like ours and getting something that you can wager ten to one is a first-olass article and full value for the money it costB. W. H. COEBEL, Catron Block - Santa Fe. HAFFNER QUEENSWARE AUK ALWAYS I'KESRi BEATY. WALKER. ZBAKIERX". Phone 53 DEALS II IN Lower 'Frisco St. - New Mexico. Ml STOVES BRUTALITY OF ENGLISH MOBS Dastardly Treatment of Rider Hagr grard, the Famous Novelist, While Visiting: Polling Places. Pelted with Mud and Stones Ladies of His Party Badly Hurt Beautiful British Election Methods. London, July 20. If further evidenoe was needed of the bra tali ty of English mobs on election day it was famished yesterday in the eastern Norfolk district, where H. Rider Haggard, the novelist, was the Conservative candidate. He made a tour of the district in a foar-horse drag and was repeatedly pelted with mad and stones. Near Ladham, Miss Cartnp, a member of Haggard's party, was out on the head by flying missiles, and at Stal ham the party was obliged to take refuge in a hotel, which was beseiged by a mob of 800 persons, who fled when the polioe appeared. Haggard returned to North Walsham, escorted by mounted polioe. Miss Cartnp was too ill to be moved. At Walsham, Haggard made a speech, in whioh he said that, in all his travels, he had not seen such dastardly conduct. Haggard was defeated, the vote standing: East Norfolk, R. J. Price, Liberal sitting member, 1,678; Rider Haggard, Conserva tive, 4,480; Liberal majority, 198; loss of 212. Weekly Hank 'statement. New York, Jaly 20. The weekly bank statement is as follows: Reserve, in crease, $5,085,825; loans, deorease, $4,165, 500; specie, increase, $104,400; legal ten ders, increase, $5,068,500; deposits, in crease, $348,800; circulation, increase, $59,900. The banks hold $38,491,125 in excess of legal requirements. THE mAHKETS. New York, July 20. Money on oall nominally easy at 1 1 per cent; prime mercantile paper, 3 3. Silver, 66 ; lead, $3.20. Chicago. Cattle, market steady. Sheep steady. Kansas City. Cattle, market steady to strong; Texas Bteers,$1.75 $3.80; Texas cows, $2.00 $2.80; beef steers, $3.55 & $3.80; native cows, $1.00 $3.85;stockers and feeders, $2.25 $4.45; bulls, $2.00 $3.60. Sheep, steady. Chicago. Wheat, July, 66jf; Ang.,664. Corn, July, 43; Sept., 43Jg. Oats, July, 23; Sept., 22. WHO'LL GET IT? Mix Cities Id the Field for the Next Rational Republican Convention. Columbus, Ohio, July 20. Hon Will iam Hahn, seoretary of the National Re publican executive committee, said last evening that he met Chairman Carter of the national oommittee some days since and they disoussed the probable time of the next meeting of that organization and contended that it ought to be some time in September or Ootober. Mr. Hahn said : "I think it well to make it as early as September or October, so as to give any one of the several cities which are applicants to secure the location of the convention ample time in whioh to prepare. I would vote and use what influence I have in favor of either Cleve land or Cincinnati, provided they are applicants. "I am in receipt of a large number of letters, among the cities being Chicago, Pittsburg, St. Louis and San Franoisoo, with some liberal promises. The people nf the Pacific ooast are most earnest and persistent." Postmistress Ilnrned. San Diego, Oal., July 20. The post office and an adjoining grocery store, at La Ptessa, fifteen miles east of here, were burned last night, and the body of Mrs. Louise Sohaeffer, the postmistress, was round in the rains to-day. - Defender Wins a Knee. Highlands, N. J., Jaly 20. In the yaoht race to-day the Defender, the new yacht, beat the Vigilant by about three minutes over a thirty mile coarse. POINTS ESTABLISHED. Harvey Conies Mtrongly to the front In Muuport of II In Side of the Coinage Debate. Chioago, July 20. The fourth day of the Horr-Harvey silver contention opened in the Illinois clab at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Mr. Harvey opened the talk with a statement of the points so far established. They .were that prior to 1873 gold and silver were the money of the constitution; that silver was the unit of value tip to that time; that the debtor was permitted to pay in the cheaper money, and that silver was not demone tized beoause of ady over production at the time the .-act ' of 1878 was passed. Taking up the debate proper, Mr. Harvey denied that he had" at any time tried to impeaoh the integrityof the Amerioan people, but he did not propose to allow corrupt legislators to throw the mantle of national' honesty around them for their own protection. The speaker reeogniied the integrity of the Amerioan people and it was to that he appealed. The speaker then resumed his statement, interrupted at the close of the talk on Thursday, of the various steps leading np to the passing of the act of 1873. Officers of Baptist Union, Baltimore, Jaly 20. In the Baptist convention to-day the announcement was made that Frank L. Wilkins, general sec retary of the anion, was unanimously re elected by the board of managers; W. H. Merritt, re-eleoted as business manager, and H. A. Guppy, elected managing editor of the Baptist Union. Mllver Meeting at Anstin. Austin, Tex., Jaly 20. At tho silver meeting, called for to-day by ex-Qov. J. 8. Hogg, ex-Treasurer E. R. Lubbock and others, to eleot delegates to the Ft. Worth silver convention, just seventy persons were present, half of whom were Populists. Qov. Hogg made a speeoh, denonnoing Cleveland aud Carlisle, and said that their aotlon in selling bonds was perfidious. Electric Storm In Kansus. Ellsworth, as., July 20. A severe electrio storm passed over Ellsworth oonnty, abont 3 o'clock this morning. Lightning struck the house of Eli Ma Henry, instantly killing Eli McHenry, Ed Crimes and Frank Brown. They leave large families. Heirs to .Millions. Cincinnati, July 20. A Bpeoial to the Commeroial-Gazette from Greensburg, Ind., says: E. R. Forsythe, cashier of the First National bank of this oity, and Mrs. C. H. Robertson, wife of a farmer near Adams, are direct descendants of Lord Antrim and heirs to his vast estate in Ireland, valued at $75,000,000. Rebels Triumphant. New York, July 20. a dispatch to the World from Caracas, Venezuela, says: The government troops under Col. Yliar rn have been defeated at Valencia, after a fierce three hours battle. The govern ment lost twenty killed, fifty wounded and seventy-eight captured. The prison ers joined the rebels and fought their former comrades. BALL PLAYERS FINED. For Violating the Sunday l.uw In Chicago-Will I'luy in Itclluure of Law To-morrow. Chioago, July 20. Captain Anson and hiB National league base ball players were fined $3 and costs each to-day fur viola tion of the Sunday law in plnying on Sunday. The base ball people immedi ately took an appeal. President Hari said that to-morrow's game would be played, and that, if arrests were made, the men would simply pay tho fines and go ahead. Turkish Troops Defeated. St. Louis, July 20. A (ilobe-Democrat special oable from Sofia, says: A serious fight has taken place on the Turko-Mace-donian frontier between 5,000 insurgents and the Turkish troops. The latter were defeated with a loss of 600. PROSPERITY IN TEXAS. Oood Crops Assured Throughout the threat Lone sitar State. Houston, Texas, July 20. The Daily Post has just completed a thorough in vestigation of the present conditions in Texas. Good crops are assured throngh oat the agricultural sections, aud nil of Texas may be classed as an agricultural country, for, in the portions of the state where rain is cot of the required amount, irrigation is successfully resorted to. The tide of immigration has been steady for years, showing 1 per cent of increase each year. The large traots of lands, which have been held many years for oattle range, one oow to the aore, are be ing cut up into farms for practical agri culturists from the states and old coun tries. An Arizona Kick. Phoenix, Ariz., July 20. The following is a copy of a letter received by Gov ernor Hughes yesterday from Dr. Cuneo, the Italian consul at Denver: Congress Mine, June 80, 1(505. "To the Honorable Italian Consul, Den ver: "Dear SirYou are hereby notified that all of your 'subjects' who are not oitizens of the United States by being in the country for at least five years must leave this camp by August 1, 1895, or we shall take heroic-means to see that they do leave on that date. If you value the lives of your 'subjects' and have any in fluence wtth them, yon will give them ad vioe to leave. They are obnoxious and working under wages by paying monthly installments to the foreman of the mine, and such things will not be tolerated any longer. Xours respectfully, "(Signed) Minebb' Cohmittei. "P. S. By giving these immediate at tention you will prevent trouble." Uood Times in Might. Washington, July 20. On his return from the weBt and northwest Secretary Lamont said: "It was -said the whole country was experiencing a renewal of prosperity and that the pec pie were con tented and satisfied with the outlook. All the crops are in tho best possible condi tion and the reports from the various seotions of the country indicate a great product for the year. The railroads are all preparing for au immense amount of business. The president of one of the roads told me tbey were getting ready to haul 75,000,000 bushels of wheat on his road. All this, they said, indicated gen eral prosperity and contentment among the western people." BOYCOTTING BANKS. Novel Scheme of Knights or Labor to Curtail the rower of National Banks. Washington, July 20. The Times prints the outlines of a manifesto to be issued by Master Workman Sovereign, of the K. of L., for the boycott of all na tional banks. It wilt be addressed to the E. of L., the Farmers' Alliance, the People's party, reform clubs and kindred sooieties, reciting "the wrongs of the toil ing thousands and their sufferings at the hands of the money making powers," and a call for a boyoott of national bank notes in all dealings between individuals. It is to go into effect September 1. TUB OOVEBMIIENX'S VIBW. Washington, Secretary Carlisle ex presses the opinion that no serions re salts would follow such boycott. His conclusion was based upon figures regarding the circalatloa of national bank notes. The amount of these out standing Jane 1, 181(5, was only $206, 579,490 and of this amount abont $20, 000,000 are held by banks. National bank notes never have been made legal tender by statute, so it is true it would be im possible to force any person tn accept them in individual transactions. They are, however, available for nse by the government in payment for all its obli gations except for interest on the pub lic debt and redemption of national cur rency. They are also receivable by the government as taxes, excises, for publio lands and for all the obligations due the government sxoept duties of imports. Seotton 6, paragraph 196, provides that uational banks are compelled to aocept these notes as legal tender. CHICAGO WAS STARTLED. Disclosures that Point to Holmes as a Kidnapper as Well as a Mur derer of Children. Hunting for the Body of the Williams Girl Three Partly Charred Human Ribs and Part of a Woman's Shoe Found Holmes Says He Can Prove an Alibi. Chioago, July 20. Some years ago Chicago was startled by the bold kidnap ing of Little Annie Redmon, daughter of a south side blacksmith. Her abductors, while keeping their identity a secret, ad mitted in notes to the parents of the child that their sole object was to hold her for a big ransom. The kidnapping, as after ward proved, was done by Mrs. Guerly, who was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. Mrs. Guerly refused to talk muoh abont the oase, but threw out hints about having done the job at the instiga tion of other parties. Since the exposure of the Holmes rascality it has been ascer tained that the Guerlys were not only neighbors of his, but , were on intimate terms socially with him. It is clear enough now, to those who have investi gated the matter, that the mysterious ubduction of the Redmon ohild was a job pnt np by Holmes, and that he used the Guerlys, over whom he had some queer control, as tools. Search for the body of the missing Williams girl was begun early to-day in a house in Knglewood, formerly ocoupied by the alleged murderer, H. H. Holmes. YeBterday's developments had led to the belief that evidences of the supposed crime were concealed somewhere about the house, and the suspicion of the neigh bors and deteottves pointed strongly to ward a large cellar, in which a disagree able odor had been detected. Every foot in the cellar will bo dng up. BIA11TLINO DISOOVBBY. Chicago. An examination of the large grate of the Holmes stove to-day resulted in another Btartling discovery, when three charred bones, resembling human ribs, were found among the ashes. The finding of the three supposed ribs, with a partly burned woman's shoe, the but tons and pieces of the cloth, was con sidered by the polioe as practically prov ing at least that a portion of the body of a woman had been cream a ted. INSISTS BE CAN PBOVE AN ALIBI. Philadelphia. The Press to-day prints an interview with H.H. Holmes.who insists that he can prove an alibi with reference to the murder of the Pietsel ohildron, in Toronto, and Minnie Williams in Chi cago, and says that the authorities here can not prove that Pietsel was murdered in this city. BUNCH OT HUMAN UAI11 IOUNU. Chicago. Later. Late this afternoon a bunon ot numan hair was found in a ohimney of the Holmes house by news paper reporters. The hair was pro nounced that of a woman. The appear ance of :he locks led to the belief that they had been burned from the head and drawn up the stove-pipe. Sentenced to Be Hanged. Chicago, July 20, Silveria Borelli was sentenced to be hanged by Judge Stein to-dBy. He killed Domiuiok Parento on last Thanksgiving day. Borelli 'u wife fainted when the sentence was given and was carried unconscious from the oonrt room. Firemen Injured. Philadelphia, July 20. While going to a fire to-day tho hose cart overturned. C. Riders' skull was fractured and he died in a few minutes. Peter Collins, W. Mo- Mahon, Wm. Murphy and Pat O'Connell received seriona in j Dries. Mnratoga Begat tn. New York, July 28. The regatta pro gram of the National association of ama teur oarsmen was completed at Saratoga lake this morning, by the rowing of the deoiding heat in the single sculls. Chi cago won by two lengths. TO-DAY'S CONDENSATION In a feud fight at Larned, Miss., be tween the MoRae and Terrill factions, fifty-two shots were exohanged. Two men were killed, one was mortally wounded and several were seriously in jured. 4 At Washington, it is stated author itatively that no assurances have been given to Mgr. Satoli that the papal de cree regarding the Knights of Pythias would be reconsidered, with a view to its modification and possible annulment. The fruit crop report of the agricul tural department for July shows a mater ial deoline in condition, particularly ae regards peaches and apples. Frosts have done muoh damage to grapes, and spe cially la tne more northern belt and cen tral west. At Denver little Lillian May Alnutt, over whom her relatives are waging war, is now under the eye of the sheriff and will so remain until this afternoon, when Judge Johnson will hear the case on its merits. ne child's latlier is not "a wealthy resideut of Riuoon," as stated in the dispatches. He is a traveling barber and onoe lived at Kincon for a few weeks. Helping Out Waller. Kansas City, Kas., Jaly 20. State Rep resentative J. K. Cnbbison, of this city, has reoeived a letter from Paul Bray, a stepson of John L. Waller, the ex-United States oonsul at Tamatave, Madagascar, who is now in the French prisoa Chateau d'If. Ia the letter Bray asks Waller's Kansas City friends to raise $500 to loan him nntil he gets a settlement from the Freuoh government, against which he has made three separato claims for indemnity. It is probable that a publio meeting will oe caiiea to raise the money, waller for merly lived here, and his friends are muoh oonoerned over the sudden tarn of events whioh has landed him in prison on a twelve-years' sentence and left his family unprotected and unprovided for in Mada gascar. Miss Gulliford will. when her private classes reassemble In Nnntfmihnr. also open a kindergarten on the most modern and approved principle, axslated by another thoroughly trained teacher. Highest of all in Leavening ABSOLUTELY PURE TEXAS MORALISTS PREVAIL The Texas Ministers Will Not Permit the Great Fight ou Texas Soil. Galveston Has a Pull and Dan Stuart Will Look Into Its Propo sition. Dallas, Texas, July 20. At the Corbett Fitzsimmons athletic headquarters an order was received for 250 $20 seats. It was aocompanied by a check, for $5,000 Work is progressing on the big building, the seating capacity of whioh is 52,000, but the opposition to the fight is devel oping so much strength that it may go eisewnere. Galveston wishes to get the contest. The capitalists and business men of that city have appointed a committee to go to Dallas and make a proposition to Presi dent Stuart, of the Florida Athletic club. Stuart said that Galveston's proposition was a liberal one, inoluding ground and building free and that he would go there to-night to see about it. Austin. The ministers of Austin are out in a publication advising the morally inclined element of the state to rally to their Bupport in trying to suppress the Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight at Dallas. They desire all people who love good morals to write a vigorous protest against the fight and send it to Austin, and they propose to oompile the data and submit it to the governor. WhyltoesaA Fellow ct Yellow 'i You needn't mail an ai.swer to this simple conundrum. We know that you know that a fellow we use the term in no offensive sense is yellow because he is bilioas. In other words, his liver has got out of order, his bowels have become constipated. His skin and eyeballs as sume (a most unwarrantable assumption) a saffron tinge, his tongue puts on a coat of fur, even in the summer time; beneath his right shoulder blade and ribs twinges remind him that a very restless imp is in their immediate vioinitv. Now, if this hap less individual will simply procure and nse at onco uostetter s atomaoli bitters he 11 be all right shortly. Constipation, bilious ness, malaria, indigestion, rheumatism, neuralgia and disorder of the kidneys and bladder all yield to this peerless family remedy and preventive. Use it prompt ly, with persistence and regularity. A wineglnssful thrice daily. Church Announcements. At the Presbyterian church to-morrow, juiy ai: tsunday school at 0:15 a. m.; preaching service, at 11 a. m. and 7:45 p. m.; Y. P. S. C. E., junior, 3:15 p. m.; senior, at 6:30 p. m. Rev. W. Williams will preach morning and evening. All who do not worship elsewhere aro cordial ly invited to these services. At the church of the Holy Faith, to-mor row, btb Sunday after Trinity, services will be as follows: Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; oelebration of the Holy Eucharist at 10:30 a. m.j morning prayer at 11. The sermon will be preached by the bishop, Right Rev, J. M. Kendriak, even ing prayer at 4:30. Next Thursday, St. James,' 10:30 a. m., celebration of the Holy Euoharist. Next Friday the litany will be rend at 4:30 p. m.; the Sunday school choir will meet at 4:30 p. ro. At the Guadalupe chnrch to-morrow, July 21, services will be as follows: First mass, 6:30 a. m'.; second mass, 8:30 a. m. Vespers and benediction at 7 p. tn. On week days, mass at 6 a. m. At the Catholio Cathedral to-morrow, seventh Sunday after Penteoost, July 21: First mass, 6 a. m.; second mass at 8 a. m.; third mass at 9:30 a. m., and sermon in English by Most Rev. Archbishop P. L. Chapelle fourth mass at 10:30 a. m., and sermon in Spanish; vespers and bene diction at 7 p. m. Sixth Sunday after Trinity. Services at the German Evangelical Lutheran Trinity church at 11 o'olock a. m. and 8 o'clock p. m. Sermons by the pastor; choir singing. All Germans are cordially invited to these services. Sunday school at 10 o'olock a. m. Rev. G. A. Neeff, pastor. Owing to the absence of the pastor, there will be no preaching services at the M. E. church to-morrow. Sunday school as usual at 10 a. m.; Junior League at 8 p. m.; Epworth League at 7 p. m. The public and visiting friends are cordially invited to any of the above services. G. S. Madden, pastor. As an Athlete It is necessary that my system should be In first class condition. Whether in train ing for running, sparring or heavy weight juggling, I always begin by taking Hood's Sarsaparilla. It keeps my system in good condition and I gladly recommend It." L. O. Jaquks, 15S Uth St., San Francisco. Hood's Sarsaparilla It the only True Blood Purifier Promi nently in the Public Eye. Get HOOD'S HnnH 'a Pills ore habitual runstlpa- Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report NEW MEXICO NEWS. Las Cruces is connected --with El Paso by telephone. Over forty men are now employed at the tie -reserving works near Las Vegas. Manuel Alvarado, of Hatch, was drown ed in attempting to cross the Rio Grande at Las Ornces. At Gallup, a fire in the Laclede hotel destroyed the two corner rooms of the building. Incendiary. The new telephone company at Los Vegas has begun business. Mrs. Anna Carson will be day operator. Francis V: Smith, of Colfax county, has asked for a divoroe from Dolan V.Smith, un me grounds ot cruel and inhuman treatment. S. Baca and brother have thirty men employed in sheariug 10,000 sheep, abont a mile and a half from Las Vegas, 1,500 were sheared on Thursday. One hundred men are at work repair ing the washouts on the Silver City Northern railroad, between Whitewater and Hanover. It is expected that through trains will be running over the line Mon day. WT n t- : , , ii. v. uavenpori, me man who mur dered Sig Weisl at Carlisle Tuesday night, has been captured, given a pre- -liminnry hearing and sent to the Silver City jail without bail. Robert McKinley, wife and family and tho wife of John James, jr., have moved to the city from Madrid. Mr. and Mrs. McKinley will open a dining room in the Highland house. Albuquerque Citizen. Eddy Independent: "We lenrn that a car load of delioions Pecos valley grapes will be shipped from here later on to l,oa Angeles, Cal. This is strange, but true; the grape raised in this valley is far su perior in flavor to the grape of California." Las Vegas Examiner: A oircular let ter descriptive of the valuable library of the late Columbus Moies is beiuir printed J .Li. n r i ... . iu una oiuce. maa will lie received on any or all of the books which are a selec tion that would grace any library. From twenty pans of dirt taken from the Rod river sands, Col. T. B. Mills has washed thirty-one grains of gold. There are 140 pans in a cubio yard. Figure it out yourself and see if it would pay to work such dirt! Las Vegas Examiner. Last Saturday evening a heavy rain cloud passed over Las Cruces and burst when it struck the Organ mountains. The flood came down the big arroyo and made things quite damp at Las Liebres. A crowd of people went out on the mesa to see the torrent. Independent Dem ocrat. Judge J. R. McFie, Major VV. II. H. Llewellyn and Stenographer H. B. Holt are occupied to-day iu taking testimony in the oiiioe of Childers & Dobson iu a suit, which involves the title to several valuable mining claims at Hillsboro. Citizen. . Victor L. Ochoa, a former Las Vegas editor of a Spanish paper, who took part in an insurrection in Mexico, and was oaptured and prosecuted by the United States, for violation of neutrality, has been sentenced to three years imprison ment in New York. It is pnblioly asserted here that a peti tion is being circulated iu Socorro county asking for a pardon for James Reynolds, who is now serving a five years' term iu the New Mexico penitentiary, for the murder of Irwin Mooro. The murder was committed iu Grant county and was an aggravated and hoinouj crime. Silver City Enterprise. Mrs. Mary P. Casey, of Silver City, has handed into the building fund of the Chnrch of the Good Shepherd $30 as a douation from Miss Jannie Hargreaves, Birkenhead, England, and Mrs. Thornley Taylor, Barnsly, Englnnd. Mrs. Lettie B. Morrill has also handed into the same fund $5, the gift of Mr. Percival Niohols, Bristol, N. Y. Enterprise. Asphalt roofs seem to be growing in favor in this oity, especially for business houses. Mayor F. E.Olney had no sooner finished putting an asphalt roof on his block, Donglns avenue and Sixth street, than Wm. Malboenf followed with it as roofing for his Sixth street business house. And now Henry Coors is having it put on the large store building occupied by Ros enthal Brothers, corner of Lincoln and Sixth streets. Las Vegas Optic. On account of the copious rains now falling almost daily, nature wears a smil ing face ai.d all the earth seems glad. The crops, throughout this scctiouof the terri tory, which were not in j nred by the recent hail storms, were never surpassed, and the ranges are olothed with verdure hard ly, if ever equaled. The stock raisers wear, smiling countenances, and their herds aud Hooks are wild and frisky over the prospects of good living and exceed ing fatness. Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas Optic: Father Defouri, parish priest on the west side, is engaged in the very laudable endeavor to have a steel ceiling, like that in the ground floor of the Masonio temple, pnt into the west side church. The ceiling of tho chnrclt was made of common sheeting, in the first place, and has been in nse for twenty-six years. The weight of accu mulated dust which it bears, with itB growing weakness from age, is liable to precipitate it upon the heads of the congregation at any time. Father De fouri will gladly accept any donations whioh may be ottered him from the east side, and the Optic hopes they will be many. A fancy metal toy, shaped something like a pocket flask, and havii.g springs inside of it, was found among the debris of the A T. & S. F. depot at Silver City. Soon it was noised abont that this was an ' infernal machine which had been wound op and set to start on fire after every one had left the premises. Mr. Chaa. Dyer, general superintendent western grand division, aud J. E. Hurley, division su perintendent, arrived Tuesday evening. Ihey examined the supposed incendiary machine. They soouted the idea that it was ever used for any such purpose. The lost property amounted to $4,000, mostly on railroad buildings. There was very little freight stored in the freight house and very little baggage in the baggage, room.