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BEST AVAILABLE COPY r milPlf AM1T UlUfX.t To all advertisers I Who us. returns ?i:cr' PTBC, filling Ar. given 1 TO sit advtrtlMrs Who line RETIIDIIQ . The columns oi Ilk I Uiiltl) The Ortic, VOL XVII. EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, THUKS DAY EVENING, MARCH 12, 1890. NO. 112 Las "egias JCMmr O r v. TRACKED TO TEXAS One of the Murderers of Co Fountain Thought to. Have Been Arrested. THE LATE JAMES W. SCOT Senator Sherman Refers Cuba's Situation in Terse, Strong Terms. to TWO'; BUSINESS FAILURES " EC Taso, Texas, Maroh 12 A man arrested at Emma, Crosby county, Texas, by a deputy sheriff from Now Mexico, Is believed to bo one of the -Fountain murderers. No particulars are obtainable at present. ' Tai 5ult Abandooeu. New Yoiik, N. V., March 12. The suit neainst the Gould estate for taxes on $ 10,000,000, has been abandoned by the state because the defendant can prove non.residenee. Visit Postponed. Washington, D. C, March 12. The proposed visit of the Pennsylvania manufacturers to Washington to con fer with the silver senators, fixed, for to-day, has been postponed a week. t . Double Deed. DsNrsn, Color, March 13 Edward Ward, ..whose residence is on ; the north aide, shot his wife at noon, to-day, and then suicided- Jeaiousy was tee cause, and they recently came from Kansas. Tillman Will Be There. Washington, D. C, March 12. Senator Tillman, of South- Carolina, has. accepted an invitation to visit Denver, in April, and make a speech before "the democratic) state conven tion. ' Stoftoie Encountered. Washington, D. C.j March 12. The battle ship Indiana," en route for Porf Royal, is believed to have en countered the severe storms, whioh are now raging on the ooast. No fear Is felt for the. safety of the ship. Twenty Inches of Snow. New. York. N. Y., Maroh 12. There Was a heavy snow fall through out thia state and Pennsylvania, last night, reaching the depth of twenty inches ' in some ' places. Railroad travel in this state is impeded. . - . An Aged Priest. El Paso, Texas, . March. 13. Iter. Father Oitia, for sixty years the parish priest at Juarez, across the line, who died from cancer, was- buried, this morning, aged eighty-two years old. There was an immense attendance at the funeral. ;':;-: ; Locked Him Up. Tebrk Hadte, Indi, .March 12 J. I). Cummings, a prominent merchant of Englewood, 111., became violently insane, to-day, in a Pullman car on the Chicago & Eastern Illinois road. The trainmen locked him . in a com partment of the car, to prevent his killing tho frightened passengers. TThose Cuban Resolutions. ;. Washington, D; C. March 12. Parliamentary tactics were resorted to to-day, and brought the Cuban resolu tions up again. Senator Hill opposed the move. Senator Sherman said that if a state of war did not exist in Cuba, wheTe, outBide o.f hell, did ft exist ! He aid that Secretary of State Olney had plenty of information, which be con sidered imprudent to make public, just at present, k . . . . Failed In Business. CmcAftO, Illinois, March 12. Bur land & Shedd, wpodenware manufac turers of West Pullman, have failed; assets, $90,000 ; liabilities, 940,000. Slow trade is assigned as the cause of the failure. Columbus, Ohio, March 12. The Union clothing company, one of the largest houses in the city, has assigned. The condition of matters is not re ported. ' ; -.y , -- .'. v A Brilliant Event. 'Washingtok. D, C, March 12. MrsOloey, wifeuof the seoretary of state, is the hostess of the geographical reception at the Arlington, this after noon, and for which 1,000 invitations had been issued. She will be assisted by a number of ladies prominent in the social life of the capital. The parlors and state apartments of the Arlington were gorgeously decorated with flowers and growing plants this morning, and the function promises to be one of great brilliancy, . Georgia Yi M. C. A. Augusta,- Ga., March 12. The eighteenth annual convention of the Georgia t Y. M. C. A., which opened iiere, to-day, is the largest state con vention the organization has ever seen in the south. Tho visitors were given cordial welcome by ex-Senator Pat tick Walsh, Prof. Lawton B. Evans, and the officers of the looal branoh, to (whose addresses response was made in behalf of the vieiting delegates by D. A. Sinclair, r t Cleveland, Ohio. The sessions cf the convention will continue for three days. ; . The Treaty of Guadalupe HldalEO. Dallas, Texas, March 12. The fine meeting cf the board of thirty-five appointed to initiate .active work for the celebration next year of the treaty of Guadajopt Hidalgo, which resulted iq the annexation of Texts by. the United Slates, was held hero, to-day. The committee will take steps looking to the securing of an appropriation of - wot less than 1,000,000 from tie fed eral government, together with snob other asoistanoe as' has hitherto been extended by tho government to similar enterprises. A Turf Meeting. Nkw York, N...Y., March 12. Followers of the turf are attaohing more thn usual interest to the general meet ing of the jookey club, whioh U In set slon, to-day, owlog to the radloal na ture of one or two of the amendments which have been proposed for adop tion and which will be voted on. Prob ably the most important of Ur ro posed changes is that relating to sell' ing race. The proposed rule provides that in case of a. division leach to?, the horse dividing is a winaer for i the purposes of rules relating to claiming and selling, and, if an auction race, both shall be put to suction, and any surplus shall be divided, half to go between those horses and half to the racing fund. Another amendment provides that winners entrance money shall be de duoted from all races, whether stakes or purses.:-,.; ,. ' , In Memory ot the Departed. Chicago, 111., March 12. Honor to the memory of the late James W. Scott, founder of the Cbioago , Herald, and for many years president of the Amerl oan newspaper publishers' association will be paid at this evening's session at the Hotel Lexington, of . the thirty first annual convention of the Illinois press association. Several editors from different parts of the state will tell of their personal experiences with the late distinguished '' publisher, and memorial addresses Will be delivered by H. II. Kohlsaat, of the Chicago Imes Jieraia, ana ex-Uoniressman Owen Scott, of Bloomington. This is the first meeting ... of. the association since the death of. Mr. Scott, nearly a year ago, and hence . the delay in taking appropriate action. ' An Annual Affair. New York, N. Y., March 12. A Paris cable says : The spirit of rev elry pervades the .,. boulevards and safes of the French capital, to-day, and all Paris has suspended business and given itself up to the merry making incident to the celebration of the annual " mid-Lenten masquerade celebration. ' This is the day set aside for the unique festivity held each year and which is commonly known as the "Laundress Carnival," from the faot that a Parisienne laundress is always selected, for her beauty, stately pres. enoe and general charm, to act as the queen of the day. This year the honor fell to Mile. liefouiley, a dark-eyed and entrancing beauty, employed in a laundry in the neighborhood of Belle ville, a suburb of Paris. , k ' , . . . Demanding Recognition!-- ' i Bbookltn, Illinois, March 12 This city, and whioh claims to be the only Afro-American city in the Lnited Stawa, L -entertaining to-day several hundred colored politicians from cen tral and southern Illinois, and who have assembled to demand recognition from the republican leaders. Repre sentative colored men are present from Peoria, Quincy, Bloomingtoa, Cairo, Centralia, Alton and other leading in terior cities of the state.' A canvass of ,. tho delegates, . all of whom were-chosen at primary elec tions of the race, indicates that a large majority are for Senator Culloni, of this state, for president, with Will iam B, Allison, of Iowa, as a strong second choice. Sportsman's Exposition. ... New ; York, N. Y., March 12 The interior of Madison Square Garden is in the'hands of a small armv of work men and by Saturday , night promises have the appearance of a huge sportsman's lodge after the return from the ohase. They are preparing it for the opening on Monday, of the great Sportsman's exposition, for which ar rangements have been is progress for nearly a year. The exhibition will be one of the most unique and colossal at- j fairs of the kind ever attempted in this country. . Jt will include speoimens of bird, beast, and flsh, -, and the "weapons and appliances used by hunters the world pver. The exposition will be open for a couple of weeks. X: 'A Worthy Obct. -Chicago. Illinois,'? March 12 The committee appointed at the convention the national editorial association held in St. Augustine,'; Florida, in January last, for the purpose of taking preliminary steps toward the establish ment of a home for indigent editors, printers and publishers; will shortly issue a circular setting .forth the plan and scope of the movement, and invil. ing propositions from every desirable portion of the country,. .Jl-, conference will also be shortly, -4eld with the united Typothetae of America, with a view to united or concerted action in carrying out the proposed pjbjeot. - The Venerable Queen. London, . England, March 12 Queen Victoria arrived, this -morning, at the villa of Cimies, , near Nice, which had been fully prepared for. her occupancy. Notwithstanding the tedious journey, . the venerable ruler appeared to be in the best of health and spirits. Her stay at Nioe will be limited to five weeks, when she will go to Coburg on a visit to her son, the Duke of Edinburgh, and now grand duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. FirstClass life Insurance Costs No More than Comparative Results of the Three Large Life Insurance Companies, as shown by their respective "Books of Illustrations" for the year 1895. 30 premiums. 20 Year C.. Compa-e, j. 98 PSL Ot vX". iggffig'"655' 1. Mutual LHa, Ksw York 2:4,633,784 175 S3,5C3 $5,0S1 IW S1,5E8 $5,M3 ' 433 2. j EquSbij. Itauf York 1C5,C44,313- 175 3,SC3 4,585 8,700 j 1,085 . S.2S3 3. Ess York Ufa j OiCT" 175 3.SC3 j 4,530- 8,4C0 ",,038 W". ' ECO EEGT, DEUSTROVV'S DO0I Rich. Cold-Blooded Murderer Sentenced to be Hanged on 1 . April. 22d. ; TWO DISASTROUS FIRES The Britiih lilue Book on Yene zuelft is Said to be Fall of Errors": : 4 : SANTA FE'S CONVENTION Union, Mo., March 12. This s the date set for the hearing of the motion of a new trial In the case, of Arthur Duestrow, the St. Louis millionaire physician, convicted of the murder of his wifn and child,. In case a new trial is refused in the district court bis counsel will make an Immediate appeal to the supreme coivt. Later Dr. Arthur Duestrow, Who was convicted of killing his wife and baby in St. Louis, was sentenced to bang on April 22nd. s He war sent to St. Louis for sate keeping. . Glaring Errors. ' Washington, D. C , Maroh . 12 Competent persons, who have examin ed the British blue book on Venezuela, say that its historical errors are so glaring as to impeach Us value as testimony before the commission. . Some Fires. Vicksburo, Miss., March 12 The Ci-trkesdale oil mill burnsd at a Joss of fl 00,000; partly insured . Lancastkb. Pi.. March 12 Ken- dig's tobacco warehouse burned, to day, with its contents : loss, $38,000; fuliy insured. ; A Day of Doubt, Washington, D. C, March 12. This is the day of the district conven tion to select delegates to the demo cratic national convention, at Chicago, and, la view of the recent allegations that the silver . men, who control the party machine, would take advan tage ot the opportunity to administer a rebuss to the administration, the re sults ot the ; convention are awaited with considerable eagerness by poli ti- olans of both partu s. - Santa Fe Delegation Instructed. " Special Telegram lo the Optic. Santa Fe, N. M., Maroh 12tb, 1896. The republican county convention organised here, to-day, by electing Charles A. Spless as its permanent chairman and named Jdg .Brad ford Prince, Antonio Ortiit y Salazar. Chas,; A. Spiess, A. Staab, Cliag. M. Conkiin, T. J. Helm, H. C Kinsel and Jose D. Sena as delegates to the Albu querque convention. The convention instructed the dele gates to present the name of Hon. A. Morrison as a delegate to -the national convention. S. A. Clements, proprietor of the New Mexico planing mill, has just received an assorted stock of building materials' of all kinds and styles, which be offers for sale at prices to suit the times. He keeps on hand always native and. redwood lumber, and ihlogles, and give special attention. to builders- and contractors in' want of building .materials. Corner Seventh and Jackson' streets, - East - Las Vegas. : . Goods delivered free of charge In the olty, 103 -tf 0. 8. ROGERS, 'radical Horse-Shoer, LAS VEGAS, 8. M. Hot. 7, 8 and 9 Bridge street, west and of . - ,- .. . oriage. . . ; Special attention given to brand ing irons, and general blacksmith ing and woodwork. All ? work promptly done . ; and satisfaction guaranteed. ' " B. C. PITTENGER & CO. OTEAM iLAUNDRY. i Goods called for " " r" and .delivered.. . The BEST For The Laundry. Distribution. Age, 35 WATER x v VHITE w "soap C2l Ufa !:::rr:3 'ti, Highest of all in Leaveninj; !)7y ' Reception and Ball." r ' Columbus, Ohio, March' 12. Tije reception and ball which Cover op r and Mrs. BuBbnell will give ai the Chittenden hotel, to-night, will be in many respects the ' most brilliant so cial function the Ohio oapital has 'rer seen, : Nearly 1,000 invitations have been Issued to tie members of" the legislature, the state supreme court, the various state officials and to .'die ting lushed citueus resident in ill pasts of Ohio, ihe parlors of the hotel are being elaborately decorated to-day' Jor too occasion. , ...i , , . . k v. . ; Macbloeata baRcglstared.' t- Nrw York, N. Y. .March 12. A London dispatch says: It is stated that as a result of the targe nuaber of ae cidents caused by the reckless riding of bicycle aaorobers," the hone office. has decided to adopt a regulatiod compjllinj; all riders to register thelf machioes by numoer at the polioe stations of their respective districts, such number to be painted conspioti ously in black figures upon the lamp attached to each individual bicycle, preoisely as in the case of cabs and carriages.. , . , '.. ..',r :, Isaiah Robinson, of Mora, was id tne city yesterday, to meet Jaoob Saunders and wife, bf Ashland, Nebraska. Mrs Saun ders Is a sister of Mr. Robinson and' Mr.' Saundel-s is a brother of Mrs. RoblnsooV They will remain here a tew days, beinr en route oome rrom a visit 10 uaillornia, Republican meetings were to be held precinct S at 9 ojclock, this afternoon i pr: cinct 04, at 4 o'olook, and the mass' meet ing In precinct 28 will be held at 7.88 'clock.to be followed with s political Joviv feast, in which members of the party geoJ erally will participate. . .:; Constable Don Walker, of San'Mar- cial, has been pronounced at different ntervals on the very verge of the grave, but is now believed to bis on the bigiu way to recovery. , For the first time in two weeks C. P. Jonts, the ooduty jailer, appeared in the new town, at . Albuquerque, on crutches. He is suffering greatly from rneuniausm. - v ... .... x. . .4 W. C. B1I and Mrs. Dolt, liM.vUit. ng friends in S.au Antonio, spent 8 ouple of days in San Maroiai before returning , to their home in the IS an Mateos. ' ' - Adolph J. Fischer, of Santa Fe-.was appointed by the governor' a member of the New Mexico board of pharmacy, to succeed C, M. Creamer, resigned. Smokeless and black powder loaded 68-tf - shells at H. G. Coon.' LAS VEGAS Light aoi Fuel . Co. Supply- : : ." '"'- "A light, so bright, That he who runs . , May read." 1 ; And at a price that will compare favorably . With kerosene or other primitive means of illumination. Call or address office,' .' - . , Tammo Opera House. A. T. ROGERS. ) LATB 07 BOQBKS BUOS, Practical Horseshoer, Beneral Blaocsmlthlng, Wagon and .. Carriage Bepairing, aeatly and , pronptly done Opp4te Browne & Uonaanares Co., , EA8THLAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO A. C. SCHMIDT Hanafaotnrar of 17apns,-:-Caniaps, .And dealer la Hnnvjj Hnrdvvarn, Bveryklndof wagon material on band Horseshoeing nar and' repairing a si eciaity Grand and Manaanares Avenues. Grand i Vegas. ait Second or Third Class. Years. Amount, $5,000 East Las Ifris,!. 0. ijower.i Latest U. S. Gov't Report in ". y- - - ' i Feeliqji.,lublluat. -. From the Tao Alopitor. With eu electric railroad i heading this way from Lns Vegas, the Maxwell City, Ute Creek -ant KUsitbethtown stage fine to be extended soon to Taos, and our great gold placer fields to be developed this season, why shouldn't Taos folks feel jubilant oyer . .the pros. pects,;as tbey do?. , v." .v' ; , ; Cheap Fuel Wanted. ' from the Pueblpl Colo., Adviser, , East Las Vegas has been made a prop osition, by outside parties, to build e Smelter, provided cheap fuel U potato d, a proper site donated and a small amount of stock subscribed by the clti. r ' . .uttr List No 33. The tpllowlDK list of letters remains un Oalled .lor "n the norstofflre at East Lns Ve lriJU"for th week ending Jarch l.ltri, labs-, persons ralllnn for these letters will please say 'Advertised"- - -- -GonzaleS "P'-lldpnoln RnnnHf. - 3.0.ial.cViy;'T. B7 ;i : .. GEO. T. GOULD, P. M. tn i f : . . In late years", there .have -been found rant county, many opals and tur quoises, but there Is - no record of ar miner making any money out of shiD ping these stones. Just received, goods for the season: Gar. den tools,-rubber and cotton hose, sprink lers, nrzales, couplinsft. menders, etc.; poultry hettlhj an! screen wire: prices to suit the times, at H. G. Goors'. Ultf OF LAS Capital m Paid in Surplus, - - si lEii -mmm OFF10KK8I DB. J. M. CUNNINGHAM, President, J i . FRANK SPRLNGEB, Vice-President. . . i ' .. ,. D. T. HOSKINS, Cashier. '.it-'i -! , . F. B. JANUAEY, Assistant Cashier. .! sty. IWTKBK3T FAIO OH T1MB IKPOSIT8 tj - , ' THE LAS VEGAS SAVINGS BANK. KSave your "ulnga by depositing them In the Las Vboas BaVikoS Babk, where will bring you an income. ' Kvery dollar laved, ie two dollars made." - , ; they Ro deposits reoelved of less than $1. ' Interest paid on all deposit! of $S and over. A Inrge and complete line of II. IMPLi Plows and Points Kept constantly on liand, together with Garden Hose, Wire Netting, Poultry and Fence Wire, STOYES AND RANGES pi every description. Your patronage is solicited at the Old Town Hardware Store, :ri J NEW BUILDING, Dr WINTERNITZ. ; v i 820 & 328 - rff .... . i ' ;" '!'.',J?,,tt.."M"--.i1-'''' .". " Railroad. -DEAUB8 IK GENERAL lYIERCHANDiSE Ronoli siii3tllos o. Specialty. Qoodf delivered free to all parts of the city. Call aa4.e.nune oar sioo at " J ? tol'e powhastofct. ."And. be tonvinoed f our low prioes. S fgj- - Complete line of Cartridges and A. A. WSB, Notary Publler, Established 1881. i P. O. HOQSKTT. . ' wise: & housett, - , -LOANS AND EEAL ESTATE, Vf-" i , ;i Sixth and Douglas Aves., :East La? Vets, N. M. Improved and Unimproved Lands and City Property for sale. ' Investments made and attended to for Non-resldenti. Titles examined, Bents oollected and Taxes paid. KinLjjiOiliiE S)-e It Perhaps jou Our Spring Goods And Ave will then , . 0') Robt. L M. Ross ReI Estate . . AND INSURANCE- AGENT. Prices to Snit the Times, , ! Lots from $100 op SOLE AGENT of the Hill-site Town Co. addition,, and the Eldo rado Town Co.4 lower addition. Residences, business Properties. Loans, Mortgages, and securities Desirable Acre Properties; Fairas under irrigation uitones. unite on 3D flUOi?, TAVME OPERA H0U3E. I. US VE3M Dongflas iTe. nntcher Shop. Fresh Butterlne, cheaper . and better than creamery butter. Leaf lard, sausage and fresh meats every day. . , F, OAKLEY, . Successor to J. 8. Klston, . r. OlazioR, Paper HanginR, Etc. Shop Opposite Express Office TELEPHONE 67. . .. ... JOHN R. STILL, ..: Contractor r and Buildor. : . Office next door west of Building... ; Tns Optic, VEGAS. $100,000. 60,000. Hbbtbx Gokb, Pres H. W. Kklit, Vice Pres. D. T. Hoskims, Treas. . Paid up'capital, $30,000. The Dandy Wind Mill. None Better. tJTIIAL S Avenue. Ammunition always on hand. -i f 7 CARRIAGE REPOSITORY. I The finest line of Carriage!, Bit 4 r.m w Lianaaus, saireyi. rnsstoniani oad ft Carts lu tin southwest, ol tne best l J W M. IABE7i.Uai DUU Sk ion B mauuiuoEur. v Ldvory and Feed SUble. asinn ti ' tiou HE weather is too disagreeable and of buying Spring Goods yet. It You are not yet ready. have not yet decided what jqtt want are shipped; will.be" in within fourteen days. Just in ' time, when fine spring weather sets hi, You Will Then be Ready to Buy. be ready to show you a nice a stock , as you have evpr seen. First National Bank, LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. . JEFFERSON BAYNOLDS, Preslden JOHN W. ZOLLARS, Vice-president. A. B. SMITH, Cashier. . N. SMini, Assistant Cashier. Accounts Keceived Subject to Check. Interest Paid on M 1 East Las Vegas lillil&M m m ' ' 1 1 in Wiiolesale Wool ch and Mining Supplioai Fence Wire, Nails, Picks and Shovels. BLASTING f GIANT POWDER. f v ..... .' ..- . . . ... ; ... PLons, H TOOLS, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements. FARM, GRASS AND GARDEN SEED. PORTLAND CEMENT, AOME1.CEMENT PL ASTBE, BAIN "WAGONS. n veo miwmi a WOOL DEALERS. Wholesale Grocers. " LAS VEGAS N. M. Mm t? .J 1 mm . ; ; (8uocessot to Coors Bros.) ' i- -WHOiJtsAjji and awui, dkauk no H4BDIME, LtJQBEB, SiSH, Paints, Oils, , : '.! ;'';'''. Cerrillos Hard EAST LAS VEGAS, TKLKPHOSB No. 50 Goods delivered AL KINDS OF Neatly and expeditiously executed, and cold to think is too early. tr. P 0 for -this v of Spring Goods i . ?;'. Time Deposits. illUl. and Socorro. N. M. Grocers, , Hides and Pelts. dim PLAZA HOTEL Las Vagal, Maw ataxics. - 'he only first-class house in the) ty. Headquarters for stockmen, A. DUVAL, In charge of Culstn. Denartm.nt. Itataai 86c per meal; $6 per week. Tables supplied witn every iniog tn. market afford. . - , MRS. S. B. DAVIS . Lessees 4m Xmr3 Booms by the day tor SOe to -fl.00; by ,.irr.MiWi.a.amonth, $8 to 12. BOOBS, BUNDS, 7ARKISI1S and Glass. and Soft Coah " ' - NEW MEXICO free In city. JOB PRINTING at a fair price, at Thk Optic office' A. Corcoran, Deai.rln Cerrillos Hard and COAL Blossburc: Coal Soft Etc. Corner of Twelfth aad Llnrxln Streets. Telephone 47. r.-.lGQ 17AIT, Late of Top.. a, Kansas, FASHIQHABU DilESSLTAKER ' Reasonable Trices. S13 Frtac St.