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No reduction in price made for "every ther day" advertisements. METEROLOGICAL 0. S. Department of Aobiouxtubb, WKATUSH DUkBAU UFPICK OF UBSH Santa Fe, November iKVin S 18.1895.) S3 BgSgw g w s i g Zo 2.SSSB B i "j o ;-. s-SgS otS to S a 3sc2: 23 S-a z & 2 . c 51 a f? D SS ? P-Si " 6 -00a. n. 2:1 "M 33 37 E 'i Clear B:00p. m. 23 30 U 37 N'E 7 Clear Maximum Temperature M Minimum Temnnrature 31 otal Precipitation... 0.( a. . riBHHifiv. uusurver GOOD FOR EVERYBODY and 8veryone needs it at all times of the year. Malaria is always about, and the only preventive and relief is to keep the l.i ver active. You must help the Liver a bit, and the best helper is the Old Friend, SIM- yuoNS Liver regulator, the Red Z, Mr. C. Himrod, of Lancaster, Ohio, s:iys: "SlMAlONS LIVER REGULATOR broke a case of Malarial Fever of threa years' standing for me, and less than one bottle did the business. I shall use it when in need, and recommend it." 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In compliance with the decree of the district conrt, affirmed by the territorial supreme conrt, and in obedience to the command of the death warrant dnly signed by the governor, Sheriff Cunning. ham this morning hanged Jesus Vialpan do and Feliciano Chavez by the neck, until they were dead, for the brutal murder of Tomas Martinez, on Saturday, the 20th day of January, 1895. Deputy Sheriff Tucker stayed with the condemned men at the county jail last night as a death-watch, and reports that Vialpando slept one hoar and Chavez slept about three hours. Both were ex ceedingly nervous, but quiet. Neither wonld taste any breakfast this morning. Vialpando begged the sheriff for whiskey but this petition was firmly refused. Neither of the men was given a drop of stimulating liquor either Inst night or this morning. About 6 o'olock this morning Sheriff Cunningham with a sufficient force of deputies, Sheriffs Hnbbell and Romero, of Bernalillo and San Miguel counties, Father Antonio Fourchegu, and a num ber ot others went to the jail. Ihe scene there was pathetic when the doomed men handed to Sheriff Romero packages containing about $3.25 each, the money having been given to them in niokels by visitors to the jail, and re quested him to give the same to their respective families. They also returned the prayer books that had kindly been loaned to them and both kissed the crucifix. VIALPANDO TAKEN FIRST. Vialpando was led to a carriage in waiting and quickly transported to the scaffold in the arroyo north of the gas works and about a half mile north of the plaza. There a large crowd of people, estimated at from 1,000 to 1,500, had already assembled. Vialpando ascended to the platform of the scaffold supported by Sheriffs Cun ningham and Hnbbell and followed by Sheriff Romero, Pedro Delgado, A. P. Hill, Antonio Borrego, Pablo Martinez (brother of the murdered man), Officer Carson, of Albuqnerque, and Antonio Cajal, of Las Vegas. He looked pale and frightened, bat was able to walk and to stand erect on the death trap. He did not ntter an andible word. The noose was swiftly placed around his neck, his arms and legs were Beourely pinioned and the black cap placed over his head. At 6:50 Sheriff Cunningham pulled the lever and the drop fell. By the time the quickest observer caught a glimpse of the suspended body, with its feet only about six inches from the ground, life was praotically extinot. The cervical vertebra was dislocated by the fall and death followed without a struggle orjjon tortioc. Dr. Diaz, who held the pulse of the hanging unfortuuate, says that the man lost consciousness in thirty seconds and that a quicker or moremerciful death could hardly hae been inflicted. During the first minute the pulse beats were 65, during the seooi.d 42, during the third 20, and daring the fourth they were hardly recognizable. The body was cnt down by Deputy Sheriff Tucker in thirteen min utes, the boots were removed, and it was immediately plaoed in a ooflin and carried to Undertaker Gable's wagon. EK1DENED FOB FKLICIANO CHAVEZ. The sheriff and his assistants promptly returned to the jail for Feliciano Chavez. Chavez reached the plaoe of execution at 7:40 and he at once ascended to the fate ful platform accompanied by the same persons who had so recently stood there with Vialpando. Chavez appeared to face the ordeal with stronger nerve than his predecessor. He made a rambling talk of eighteen minutes to the orowd in Spanish, Messrs. Hill, Cajal and Delgado taking turns as interpreter. He admitted and then virtually denied that he partici pated in the killing of young Martinez; laid the burden of responsibility for the crime upon Vialpando; implicated Zeno- bio Trujillo as one of the principals in the horrible affair; professed that he en deavored to prevent the deed; thanked Sheriffs Bomero and Cnnnicgham for their kindness to him; pathetically re ferred to his wife ana little children; warned all his hearers to beware of the evil associations that had been his de struction; said that he was resigned to his fate ana ready to meet his (Joel, and concluded by bidding all good bye. He was then led to the trap and pre pared for execution in the same manner as was Vialpando. After the black cap was over his bead he exolaimed, "Adios todos." Just at 8 o'elook the sheriff pulled the lever, the trap fell and Feli ciano Chavez was hurled into eternity. His neck was broken and it is probable that a foot more of fall would have severed his head from his body. After he dropped a slight tremor passed over him, but otherwise he died without a straggle The doctors say he lost con sciousness instantly. . Daring the first minate his pulse beats eould not be felt, during the second they were 65, dnring the third 47 and during the fourth 20. He was cat down in fourteen minutes, his body was plaoed in a ooflin and then in the undertaker's wagon by the side of Vialpando. bodibs oa TO B0MKB0VILLK. In compliance with request the bodies were turned over to Sheriff Romero by Sheriff Cunningham. They were taken to the depot at 8:20 this morning, and will to-night be shipped to Romeroville, San Miguel county, where the families of the deceased reside. Vialpando and Chavez were each about 80 years old. The for mer leaves a widow and two ohildren and the latter a widow and five ahildren. HUMOURS Instantly Relieved And Speedily Cured by ticura WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS A warm bath with CUTICURA SOAP and a single application of CUTICURA, (ointment), will afford Instant relief, per mit rest and sleep, and point to a speedy, permanent cure of the most distressing of itching and burning skin and scalp diseases, after all otner methods fail. tVkk' Sola thnrafhoat ths world. r Brltbh dpoti F. Nit I; J 1 goxt, 1, Kin J Edm-iUt , Lot I .m M don. I'ottkh Hut OANUt !:r.H. V JX l'alr.,ultrroj .BoMtm.L.S A Vialpando and Chavez Executed. Law and Justice Vindicated. story of the Crime. Don Lorenzo Martinez, of Snnta Fe, owns and operates an extensive cattle and horse ranch at Ojo de la Baca (Cow Springs) in the southeastern part of this county, and last January his sons, Tomas and Maximiliano, were there looking after their father's interests. On Thursday morning, January 17, Tomas, the oldest of the two young men, started away from the ranch on horseback in quest of miss ing cattle. He was mounted on a good horse, had a first-class saddle and bridle, was well armed and had an excellent equipment of blankets and warm cloth ing. A faithful and favorite dog of the bull-dog speoies, accustomed to such trips, eagerly followed his master. As the young man rode away he told Maxi miliano that he would be back 011 Sunday afternoon. But he never returned. THE NOBLE AND SAOAOIOTJB DOG. About 10 o'elook on Tuesday morning, however, the noble ond sagacious dog retdrned to the ranoh in a most pitiable condition. Ho was completely exhausted from exposure, hunger and loss of blood from a ghastly gun-shot wound in the head, but, after being fed, the poor dog showed by unmistakable signs that some thing serious had happened and that ao tion must be taken at once. After ex amining the dog's injury and reflecting that the loyal animal never would have deserted Ms' master except under most extraordinary circumstances, Maximili ano instantly concluded that the evident anxiety of the animal to be moving meant something and should not be dis regarded. So he quickly saddled a horse and started to ride south, the direction in which he supposed hia brother to be. but the dog obstinately refused to go that way, whining mournfully and running almost due east. Finally Maximiliano decided to follow the dog, and, after rid ing about eight or nine miles, he reached his father's round-up corral at La Muralla. The dog ran in ahead, went straight to the remains of what had evi dently been an unusually large camp-nre and began barking nnd digging in the ashes with his paws. Maximiliano was soon on the ground and in the corral. There he saw the tracks of a number of horses, the fresh footprints of a number of men and notioed part of the carcass of one of his father's steers. found his bboiheb's foot. As the dog persisted in barking around the spot where the fire had been and indi cating in many other ways that that was the place to explore, the young man be. gan raking in the heap of ashes and life less embers, and almost immediately ens covered a human foot still encased in a heavy shoe and overshoe, which, although partly charred, he recognized as belong ing to his brother. He also found part of the large pelvis bones. The rest of the body had been consumed by an in tensely fierce fire. Having made this discovery he at once realized that his brother had been murdered and he there fore, as soon as he could find one, sent a runner to Snnta Fe to apprise the sheriff of what had happened. Sheriff Cunningham was engaged in eating supper at ths Falaoe hotel when the runner got to Snnta De and saw mm. The sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Juan Delgado immediately started for the soene of the tragedy, forty miles distant, riding nearly all night. When it was sufficiently light next morning to make an examination, they found that the snow, which had fallen since the ocourence of the tragedy, had so far obliterated the traoks in and leading from the corral as to leave them praoticably indistinguish able. The sheriff followed the faint signs which the snow had spared, however, to ward Las Vegas, finally reaching a village called Gusano, which be knew to be in habited by some very tough characters Here he could not discover anything, as the inhabitants refused to sell him food either for himself or his horse, so he rode to a way station on the railroad for the purpose of remaining over night with an acquaintance. While there A ONE-ABMED ABAB PEDDLER came in and said that he had been rob' bed a short time previously and fur ther stated that he conld identify the parties that had robbed him. Sheriff Cunningham accompanied the peddler and succeeded in arresting lour men whom the Arab identified. The sheriff also found the goods which had been taken from the peddler. Mr. Cunning ham took his prisoners before a local justice of the pence in San Miguel oonnty, and by representing the territory himself Bucoeeded in having them bound over without bonds on a oharge of highway robbery. He then gave the justice a re. ceipt for the prisoners, to be given to the sheriff of San Miguel oonnty, and brought them to Santa Fe, where he lodged them in iaii. Sheriff Cunningham, while not thor oughly satisfied that the men he bad were the murderers of Martinez, felt confident that they could, if they would, pat him on the track of the real murderers. The se quel shows that he was right in his coo jecture and that he never got on a wrong scent, or followed a misleading cue from the time he left the corral on the morning of the 22d of January, until he had all four who were implicated in the murder behind the bars of the Santa Fe county jail, the whole time elapsing between the date of the murder and the arrest, oon fession and jailing of the murderers, be ing but fiftoen days. IMPOBTANT ADMISSIONS. By working 00 the prisoners whom he had in custody, the chief of whom was Creoensio Martinez, at whose father's house in Ousano Vialpando made head quarters, the sheriff finally secured ad' missions from them that, on Sunday night, January 20, Jesus Vialpando, Feli ciano Chavez and two other men with live horses pnssed through Gusano and that Vialpando had told the elder Martinez not to tell anyone that they had been there. The latter soon after came to San ta Fe to help his son out of trouble and he confirmed this story. The sheriff then gave the prisoners some money and turned thorn loose, they promising to lo oate one or all of the parties implicated in the murder and telegraph him an ar ranged signal. After several days, and when he was about to give up the hope of any assistance from his prisoner as sistants, the sheriff received a telegram as agreed on. Ho took the first train for the point from whence the telegram had been sent, which was in San Miguel oonn ty, sooth of Las Vegas. There he met one of his quondam prisoners who guided him to where a boy named Emilio Enoin ias was in hiding. The boy was at once arrested, and, being thoroughly fright ened, gave the sheriff information whioh led to the arrest of Vialpando, Chavez and Trnjillo, It has since been proved ! thatthis trio had determined to kill young I Enoinias, fearing that on aooonnt of hie ! youth he would, of his own acoord, or in ! case of arrest, be forced to divulge his knowledge of the whole horrible transac tion. Having some snspioion of this the boy left the neighborhood where the others lived and was really in hiding from them when arrested. Thus it is surely retributive justice that another of their intended ictims was one of the principal agents in bringing the brutal murderers of Tomas Martinez to the gal lows. From Another Standpoint. Jesns Vialpando and Feliciano Chavez were tried for murder before Judge Laughlin and a jury of their peers, at the special March term of the district court in this city. The trial oooupied four days, including protraoted night sessions, and it was notably exhaustive and dra matic throughout. It was ably condncted by Distnot Attorney Crist for the terri tory and Messrs. VV. H. Pope and C. A. Spiess for the defendants. i The evidence disclosed that Jesns Vial pando, Feliciano Chavez, Zenobio Trn jillo and Emilio Enoinias left the vicinity of Las Vegas, a few days prior to January 20 of the present year, on a trip to SBn Pedro, Sonta Fe county. They did not seem to have any particular object in making the trip, bnt they pioked op, or appropriated, some horses on the way and traded a few of them off in San Pedro for clothing, etc. On the 18th of January they started from San Pedro on their re turn, and on reaohing a oorral near Ojo de la Baca, about noon on the 20th, they met a couple of men traveling with burros and asked them for Borne meat, which they received. They then built a large fire in the corral, it being a cold, snowy day. Two of the party then went to where there was a bunch of cattle close by and drove five or six of them into the corral. They killed one of the animals and cut some meat from a hind quarter and prooeeded to roast it on the fire. These cattle belonged to Lorenzo Mar tinez. TOMAS MABTINEZ BODE UP. While they were roasting the meat, Tomas Martinez came along on horse back, traveling from Canon Blanoo to his home at Ojo de la Baca. When he came to the corral be turned in, probably to warm at the fire. When he came into the corral he saluted the party of four who were assembled around the fire, en gaged in roasting meat, who asked him to dismount and join them. The story of what followed in the oor ral waa told by two of the party, Zenobio Trnjillo and Amelio Enoinias, who were acquitted of mnrder and are now at large on $1,000 bonds each for stealing and butchering cattle. They testified that when Tomas Martinez, the murdered man, was approaching the oorral Jesus Vialpando said: "There is a fine horse coming; that will be a nice chioken for us." That after Tomas Martinez dis mounted in the corral they asked him if he had any coffee and he replied that he had and went to his saddle bags and pro cured what coffee he had and gave it to them. They then made some ooffee and drank it, after whioh, the deceased was standing with his baok to the fire having hia hands behind him for the purpose evidently of warming them. On a sign from Vialpando, Chavez jumped behind and threw his arms around Martinez' breast thus pinioning his arms. Vial pando then drew a revolver and ordered Martinez to throw up his hands and at the same lime commanded Trnjillo and Encinias to take the pistol which Mar tinez had STBAPFED ABOUND HIS WAIST away from him. This was done and Vial pando then ordered Trujillo and Enoinias to take their horses and start ahead on their journey, saying that he and Chavez would overtake them pretty soon, iru jillo and Encinias left the oorral and started on tho road to Las Vegas, and when about a half mile distant they heard three or four gnu shots. When about two and a half miles away Vial pando and Chavez overtook them, Cha vez riding the horse, with the saddle and bridle, whioh the deceased had a short time previous rode into the oorral. En cinias, who is ouly a boy ot 17 or 18 years, said to Vialpando: "What did you do with the man that came into the cor ral on the horse Chavez is now riding?" to whioh Vialpando replied: "We killed him, you cabrou, do you want me to kill you, tooT I'll do it if you ever say any thing about'this." Then they proceeded on their way toward Las Vegas, reaching a place called Rio de la Vaoa about 9 or 10 o'clock that night, where they stopped at a friend's house until nightfall of the next day, when they again resumed their journey. During that night they reaohed a point where they separated, Trujillo taking the Mora road, the other three go ing to their several homes. m IBAOMENTABY CONFESSION. Both Chavez and Vialpando made fragmentary confessions to Sheriff Cun ningham and his deputies, and also to Sheriff Romero, of San Miguel county, after Vialpando had been arrested at the house of his mother, where he was asleep, and the murdered man's saddle and bridle had been found in his possession. Chavez had also taken the officers to where he had killed the horse, telling them that a few days after the murder he had seen in a newspaper that the remnants of Martinez' body had been found and he bad killed the horse to avoid disoovery. While con fessing to Sheriff Cunningham and de puties in san Miguel oonnty, that they had killed Martinez, they did not give any details, but when all tour had been ar rested and were lodged in the county jail at Santa Fe, then both Vialpando and Chavez confessed folly, giving the same statement as that previously made by Trujillo and Enoinias, and added full details of what happened at the corral after Trnjillo and Encinias had left by order of Vialpando. The details given by Vialpando and Chavez in the county jail were as follows: After xrnlillo and Enoinias had left the oorral Vialpando and Chavez went over to where the -cow, which they had killed, lay for the purpose of cutting off some meat to take along on the journey, and Martinez went with them. When Martinez saw the brand on the oow he told them that it waa his father's. They then oat off the meat and returned to the fire. Then Vialpando, drawing his gun, ordered his viotim to take off his overooat whioh he did. VIALPANDO THEN SHOT HIM in the left tern pie and he fell to the ground. Chavez then shot him in the body twice. The two misoreants then picked the body op and threwit on the fire, afterjwhioh they got a large quantity of wood from the oorral fenoe and piled it on the body. Vialpando then went to where Martinez' dog was and shot it in the head. The dog fell over and in a few minutes Vialpando went to get the dog's body to pat it on the fire also, bnt it had in the meantime recovered and ran away. They then left the eorral taking the dead man's horse and other property and started on the road to overtake their companions. Vialpando relumed twice to the corral after they had started away, for the pur pose of seeing that the fire did its work well iu consuming the body. The remarkable dog, but for whose faithful intelligence and persistence it is doubtful if the persons gailty of this atrooious crime would ever have been discovered and brought to justice, was shot between the eyes, but the bullet glanced and lodged behind his ear, fortu nately merely knocking him over without proving fatal. It thus happened that the animal was able to get away before Vial pando conoluded to buri. his body in the same fire with bis master. The bullet was afterwards cut out and the dog is now alive and well in this oity, honored and respeoted by the Martinez family. CONVICTED AND SENTENCED. In the light of snob facts as are recited above no honest jury could have arrived at any other verdiot than that of guilty of murder in the first degree against Jesus Vialpando and Feliciano Chavez. Such a verdiot was rendered on March 30, and on the 12th day of April they were duly sentenced to be hanged by Judge Laugh lin. The case was appealed to the terri torial supreme court, and, after carefully reviewing the record and hearing argu ment in the premises, that tribunal af firmed the judgment of the district court and assigned to the sheriff of Santa Fe county the solemn duty of hanging the oondemned men by the neok until dead, on the 19th day of November, 1895, be tween the hours of 6 and 10 o'elook in the morning. The death warrant was signed by the governor on November 14. The Murdered .Van Hia Family. Tomas Martinez was an intelligent and industrious young man of most exemplary habits, who naturally enjoyed the respect and confidence of a large circle of friends and acquaintances. At the time he was cruelly assassinated he was about 32 years old. He was born and brought up in Santa Fe, and his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Martinez, are still liv ing at the family home in this oity. Hia four uncles, Messrs. Xeodoro, itommo, Donaciano iind Jose R. Martinez, and his four brothers and one sister, Pablo, Adi laido, Francisco, Maximiliano and Moni oa, are all living and are well and favora bly known here. All these deeply mourned his loss, bnt those most bitterly Dereavea by his untimely death were his estimable young wife and four little children, three girls and a boy. The widow is a daughter of Pablo find a sister of J. 1. eandovai and is living with her father and mother in this oity. The oldest ohild is 8 years old and the youngest was born four days after its father was murdered. Ylalpnnrto'g Statement. Subjoined is the substance of the long and rambling statement, written origin ally in Spanish, given by Vialpando to Sheriff Cunningham for publication. It will be peroeived that he carefully avoids any allusion to the killing of Tomas Martinez: Divine Providence has so far granted me life and health that I may make a statement to the people, that the people and my parents, whose names are Juan Vialpando and Maria uregoriau. ae viai pando, may know all. I was born in the lower Rio Grande, oouuty of Valencia, on the Sth of May, 186S. Still very young, my parents re moved to Teoolote, in the county of oan Miguel, and in 1870 again removed to Antonohioo. Finally in 1877 we estab lished our residence on the Romero ranoh (Romeroville); my father opened here a blaokBmith shop and I assisted him in the work. In 1878 my father died. Three months after the death of my father, I went to herding sheep for Don Trinidad Romero at a salary of $10 a month, and one year later I removed the family to Teoolotito; here I went to herding Bheep for lion Carlos Casaas. At this time I married my present wife, Juanita Montoya de Vialpando. I was a resident of preoinot No. 58 of the county of San Miguel; in 1889 I was eleoted constable of said precinct by the county commissioners, and in 1890 I was elected justice of the peace by vote of the people. In 1892 1 was eleoted school director. In that same year I went to work for the late Jesns Ma. Gallegos, of Los Ala mos, as mail conductor; worked for him about two months and then I worked for other parties. HUNTING A LOST MABE. In March, 1891, 1 was working for Fidel Nieto in a tie oamp, and started aoroBS the plain in searoh of a lost mare. Here I met the late German Maestas and inquired from him his objeot in wandering about that part of the country. He answered: "I have escaped from jail at Las Vegas; what are you doing?" I told him that i was in searoh of a lost mare, whioh I had been missing the last few days. Maestas said he would help me in making the searoh. I told him that parties were out in his pursuit and if found together the officers might im plicate me in his escape, and I thought it best for him to go his own way., He said: "No; they do not know that I am here." I then suggested that we go straight to the Laguna de Piedra and we went. We traveled until it beoame dark, and I remarked that it was too far from the ranoh and we might stop at Cejita Unloe that night. He agreed to this and we turned onr steps in that direotion. In going there I looked in another di reotion and saw a big fire. I oalled his attention and suggested that we go to that ranch and get something to eat and we went. As we neared the ranoh a dog came barking at as and at the same time someoue from the ranoh fired a shot. I spoke to the man at the ranch and told him not to shoot; we didn't come there to fight; we came there to get something to eat. PEDBO bomebo SnOOTINO. The man then told us to oome on. Af ter arriving at the camp German told me: "This is Pedro Romero, the man I found with my wife at Los Alamos," Gorman then approaohed Pedro and told him: "Why did you marry my wife? Didn't yon kuow that she was married to mef " Pedro said: "I knew she was, but Man' uel Gonzales y Baoa and herself told me that your marriage waa invalid and that Is why I married her." "Ingrate," said German, "why did you when I was in jail, go there yourself and my wife together to tease mef Pedro answered: "I was advised to do so by Manuel Gonzales y Baoa. Ha told me to go to the office ot the probate judge and find out that yonr- marriage was invalid." Pedro waa standing about seven feet apart from German, and he oarried a cocked pistol in hia hand. I told them it would do them no good to quarrel. At this time the boy about the ranoh said everything was ready and we oould sit down to eat, Pedro invited us to eat and we did. While eating I told Pedro to put up his pistol, that we had no inten tion of fighting, bnt he retorted that the weapon was his and he oould handle it to suit bis pleasure. German was putting some sugar in hia ooffee when suddenly Pedro Jumped on him and telling him: "Now you go to h ; I am about to get even for what you did to ma at Los Alamos," and fired two shots at him. . MABBTAB tIBID ii BOMIBO. I was sitting near and tried to get away by rolling on the ground, but ha fired a shot at ma; immediately ha fired an other shot at German. I ran away oarry- S. SPITZ, The They are papa's, and nil right for him, but all wrong for the little girl. When speotaoles are necessary, they are very necessary, but nothing can be worse than speotaoles that do not fit the eyes, as they fail to supply a want that must be met folly to save the sight from injury. Speo taoles oan't be bonght off hand. It needs the aid of an optician to assure the selec tion of a properly fitted glass. We make a specialty of ocular examinations, for whioh we charge nothing. Onr prices for optical goods are the lowest in town. JO O.A.XjIBlNri'E (HOT SIPIRTILTGrS.) THESE Celebrated Hot Springs are located in the midst of the Ancient Cliff Dwellers, twenty-five miles westr of Taos, and fifty miles north of Santa Fe. and about twelve miles from Barranca Station on the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, from which point a daily line of stapes run to the Springs. The temperature of these waters is from 90O to 122 0 . The gases are carbonic Altitude 6,000 feet. Climate very dry and delightful the year round; There is now a commmodious hotel for the convenience of in valids and tourists. These waters contain 1680.34 grains of alkaline salts to the gallon; being the richest Alkaline Hot Springs in the world. The efficacy of these waters has been thoroughly tested by the mlraclous cures attested to iu the following diseases : Paralysis, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Consumption, Malaria, Bright's Disease of the Kidneys. Syphilitic and Merculiar Affections, Scrofula, Catarrh, La Grippe, all Female Com plaints, etc.. etc. board, Lodging ana naming, uss.nu per oay. neuuueu rates given by the month. Tor further particular address, , . H. B. CARTWRIGHT k BRO, SPECIALTIES Granulated Sugar perewt $5.50 Colorado Potatoes " .75 Oats " 1.00 Corn " 1.00 Bran " 1.00 Hay " V' .65 Basket Fired Japan Tea, per lb .25 Condensed Cream, pound can .10 Catsup, pint bottle .20 Syrup, gallon can .50. Macaroni, two 1-lb packages .25 Vermicelli, two 1-lb packages .25 Fine quality roasted coffee, 3-lbs 1.00 Good Family Flour, 50 lb sk 1.00 Patent Flour " 1.15 TELEPHONE 4 ing my rifle, and turned to look in time to see the first shot fired at Pedro by Ger man; I also fired a shot at Pedro. German then told me what to do with the boy; he thought it was best to kill him but I objeoted and he gave up the idea. We left the oamp, and I told him I was very muoh afraid. He said I was a coward; that we had killed Pedro in self defense and there was nothing to fear. We separated and I went home. About the 15th of April of the same year I went to work for Pablo Beaubien, and on the 15th of June I oame home. On the 25th of July I went to Rio de la Baoa and stopped at the house of Cres oensio Martinez. On the 10th or 12th of January last I was invited by the affable gentlemen, Cres oenoio Martinez and Trinidad Ortiz, and Pablo Marrujo; the two former from Bio de la Baoa, and the latter from Cedrito, oounty of Ban Miguel. I say I was invited by these two gentle men to steal from an Amerioan living at Romero three horses. , I went with these refined and affable gentlemen to take the horses and at night we did take them out. They all went to their homes and I went to mine. Four days afterward I went to Rio de la Baoa and saw these horses; one was dark and the other bay; saw them in posses sion of Cresoenoio Martinez, and the other in possession of Mr. Ortiz. STEALING BOB81S. ,'. . I . ' Inquiring for the third one I was ' in formed that Mr. Marrujo had it some where in the sierra. I myself and these gentlemen took the horses out of the owner's fence at the Romero ranoh. They told me that they had stolen a set of harness from Roily; Marrujo had them in his possession, they are buggy harnesses. I know it because I have seen them. - I did not see them steal the harnesses, but I believe they did ao because tbey told me so with their own mouths. If you do not know Pablo Marrujo, and if anyone desires to know him ask Emilio Enoinias. To him he promised work in the tie oamp, not that he really meant to give him work, but that he wanted to band him over to Mr. Martinet and Mr. Ortiz, Judas like, and they in torn to Sheriff Cunningham. Snob is the intelli gent Mr. Pablo Marrujo. PBAYS IOB BIB Will AMD OHILDBBM. I have oonolnded. Am eatiafied that many people believe I am one of the worst murderers in San Miguel oonnty. In this they are mistaken. In writing this brief history I have not beea prompted by anyone. Had I been ao baa, now waa the time to tell it, God knows It, and aoon enough will I appeat in hia presence. My only sorrow at thia moment ia the fate of my poor innoeent wife and ohildren. May heaven proteot them! May kind hearted frienda help them in their desol ate oooditlon. I beg of my frienda to proteot my poor ohildren. For them and for my mother, I pray to the laat. la conclusion I have to thank the sher iff and the jail offleera for their kind treatment to me, and I beg to make a a Jewelleries ANTONIO JOSEPH, Prop., Ojo Caliente, Taos County, New Mexico. 4. last request, from the district judge, that my remains be sent to my family at Ro meroville. Signed with my own hand this 7th day of November, 1895. Jisus Vialpando. The Last Previous Execution. Prior to this eventful day Santa Fe has not witnessed a legal hanging ainoe Sep tember, 1860, when one Rogers waa ex ecuted over in the arroyo east of San Rosario ohapel for the cold-blooded mur der of a teamster named Maroelino Se bialloB. This crime was committed on Christmas, 1859, in the store of Joseph Hersoh on the oorner now oooupied by Cartwright. Rogers was then employed as an engineer in Hersoh's flour mill at the aouth end of the block on Water street. He had been drinking and was ugly that morning, and when he walked into the store he bad a pistol and said that he was going to kill Mr. Hersoh or Surveyot William White. Mr. Hersoh got out of the way, but the teamster who had interfered in behalf of hia employer was shot down like a dog. Rogers was arrested and jailed, made hia escape from custody and waa for some time a fugitive from justice in Colorado. Bnt he waa finally oaptnred, brought baok, tried, convioted and hanged aa above recorded. Sheriff Jesns Maria Baoa v Salazar offl- , dated. About fourteen years ago Milton X. Carbury ' waa oonvictea or muraer in the first degree at Santa Fe,"bu he waa executed at Albuquerque. .'Counting those to-day, four murderers have been executed in New Mexioo since' Gov. Thornton has been in office. , The other two were in Eddy and San Miguel coun ties. There are aeven men now under sentenoe of death in the territory two in Chavea oounty, one in Rio Arriba oounty and four in Santa Fe county; Myaterloae KsMcktBgal . UnUilniu Irnnckinm commenced at 7 o'elook thia morning and have con tinued all day at intervals, ion may do l.oMa.1 hnnt thia. hni to aaiinfv vnnr curiosity call at our atora and wa will satisfy yon that we are Knooaing nign prioes entirely out. O. Johkson Co. Hae Harley BealtraedV There haa bean rumor quite current to-day that Superintendent J. E. Hurley, of the New Mexioo division, had resigned. No one oould ba found by an. Optlo repre sentative who knew how the report orig inated, and no one . at the railway head quarters puts any confidence in ii. No doubt it grew out of tha faot of W. E. Symona' resignation, together with . Mr. Hurley's trip to Chicago, where ha and Mra. Hurley now are, on purely personal an i private interests. The Optlo gives no oredenoe whatever to tha rumor. Las Vegaa Optlo. Catarrh oan ba auooessfully treated only by purifying the blood, and the on true blood purifier ir Hood's Sarsa-parilla.