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-T7- -VT-V k. QUICK. To a' advertisers J rrpjrp( ' ..quick.. 1L 1LL0 f RETURN? E(SA HOT Ar given To ll tdvrrtltera Wbo u. Tbe columns of Tut Optic, f I 'OCTIIDUQ The oolumns or mClUnllO TticUPTio. EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, Fill DAY EVENING, APRIL 24, 1800. VOL XVII. NO. 140 . i fjSJ) V COTTON MILL CLOSES One of the Largest in tha Coun trv Close9 at Fall River, Massachusetts, WHITE OAKS ROAD AGAIN A Louisiana Merchant Murdered and Ills Safe Burglarized of a Large Sum. THE RATON ENCAMPMENT Fai.i. KiTK.it. Mass., April 24. The American printing: company's works will close, to-morrow, for an Indefinite period. Tins is one of tbe largest col ton mills In the country. Steamer on Fire. Duix-tii, Mian., April 24. The big Steamer "Northland," valued at half a million dollars, wad damaged $25,000 by hre, last night. Bank Suspension. VA8HIKGTOtf, 1) C, April 24 The comptroller of tbe currency has been advised of tbe suspension of the Grand Forks national' bai.k at Grand Forks, N. D. New Water Work.. Washington, D. C, April 24 A bill bas passed tbe house to-day, allow in? Tucson, Atizona, to borrcw $100,' 000 for tbe construction of a water works system ic th it place. ' Escaped the Pirate. Gibraltar, April 24. While be calmed off the coast of Morocco, the British yacht "Ailsa" was attacked by pirates. Fortunately, a sudden breeze enabled tbe yacht to iscape. Pleaded Ouilty. Pretoria, April 24. Three of tbe accused prisoners pleaded guilty to high treason, to-day; two others, lease majesty, but without hostile intention All will be sentenced Monday. r . m P Taylor Seen. tdBERTr, Mo., April 24 Farmers near Missouri City say they have seen George Taylor, the escaped murderer, near there recently, and have found an old carpet which he bad used for a bed Murdered and Robbed. Lafayette, La., April 24, Martin Bernard, a merchant of Scott,, near here, was found bound and gagged and dead, with fifty-two stilleto wounds in his body. His safe had been robbed of 7,000. . . Left a Large Eitate. Chicago, Illinois, April 24 Edward Partridge, the famous grain speculator, who died recently, left no will. HU ei tate is valued at $2,750,000 and it will be divided between a wife and five children. , Marching Order.. Chicago, Id., April 24. Troops B unci K, of the Stvtnth cavalry, under Major Newton, 1 ave here; on Tuesday, lor Arizona ria the Santa Fo rou'e. Troop K goes to Fort iluachuca and troop B to Fi rt Grant. Assaulted In a Store. La Plata, Md., April 24 Mrs. Jos. Cocking and Miss Daisy Miller were kill d, and Jos.'Cockirjg was horribly be ten and left for drad, in Lotler's store, a few miles from here, last pifcht. Cocking will probably recover. A train Accident. Altoona, Pa , April 24 A freight train broke in two in Gallitzen tunnel, eight miles west of this city, last night, tbe rear portion colliding with a following train. Three employees were badly iijured. The wreck took fire and burned two Pullman cars. Tbe road was blocked several hours. A Railroad Rumor. El Paso, Texas, April 24 The White Oiks people are dickering with thA Tjirsa Sr. Punifii. pnmninv fnr tka possession of tbe Colorado, 1 Peso & Northern road, ten miles long, for merly tbe old Denver line. If secured, it'will be ixtended to White Oaks, and eventually to connect with the Denver & Gulf. Old Telegrapher. i i ittsburg, ra., April 24 A meet. . ,t . tins oi uiu-uiue itiegrapoers is to oe field here this evening for tbe purpose of considering the preliminary arrange ments for tbe sixteenth re-union of "the. old-time telegraphers of Amer ica" in Siptember next, which will biing to this city veterans of the key . from all parts of the country. New Mexico Encampment. : , - . jRaton, N. M.,April24 The twelfth snrual encampment of ibe department fit New Mexico of the grand army opened here to-day, with a good at tendacce, Department Commander T. V. Collier presiding, i'be meeting of tbe department council of administra tion was held thU morning, at which satisfactory reports concerning the or ganization In tbe Territory wtre pre sented. The encampment will elect delegates to Ibe national encampment, to be held at St. Paul, Minnesota, next fall. . , Chinese Moving Out. Chicago, Illinois, April 24 Tbe Chinese colony of the Windy city is fast being depopulated. A year ago, over 2.000 Mongolians were registered at tbe oflioe of tbe collector of internal revenue in the government building, twit it is said that at tbe present time between 800 and 800 of these have mi grated to oiler cities, while less than a oore of new-comers have placed their (names on the books, 'ibe canse of tbe migration, u is stud, is tbe local an tipathy on the patt i f (he trade-union. itl and others to Chinese laundries, nd tie coDsrquent icab!ii'y of the al- fjhost of living. Arb.r Dan St. Paul, Minnesota, April 34. Governor dough's invitation to th oitlieoa of Minnesota to observe to day as arbor day is receiving very tea eral response, and tens of thousands of trees and shrubs ire being planted throughout tbe state. Dks Moines, Iowa, April 24. Arbor day is being generally celebrated by school children and others throughout the state, and In many localities there were special exercises In keeping with tbe day. Columbus. Ohio. April 24 la ao oordauce with the proclamation of Governor Busbnell, arbor day is being observed to-day by. the planting of trees and shrubs in every county of tbe Buckeye state. ..... Unveiling of Qrant Monument. ' Brooklik, N.Y., April 24. Brook lyn will be en feti to-morrow in honor of the unveiling and transfer to tbe oily of tbe monument erected to tbe mem ory of General Grant. The business portion of the city is being gaily deoo. rated to-day. and a number of Invited guests from different parts of the ooun try are striving. Business will be gen erally suspended, and the parade which precedes tbe unveiling will be of un usual length. NEWS BREVITIES. MoCook. Neb., won the contest for tbe county seat in the supreme court Tbe prohibition state convention in Ohio endorsed free silver at a ratio of 16 to 1. A number of bridges in the vicinity of Port Arthur. Ontario, have been swept away by a fliod. . The Tennessee republican oonven. tion declared for reciprocity and pro tection and against silver. The Hurlburt Manufacturing com pany of Kicine, Wis., made an assign. ment, as a result of the recent fire in their factory. Bob Chambers, a negro wbo robbed house and burned a farm near Cran berry. N. C , was taken from tbe of ficers by a mob and shot, - At the democratic convention in Nebraska, the platform asks for free silver at a ratio of 16 l 1, and refuses to recognize the A. P. A. James K. Culbertson, of Chicago, formetly of Chambersburg, Pa , killed a woman named Lily MoCormack and then shot himself. He cannot live. The Chicago Blaine club has been revived and its allegiance announced to Thomas B. Reed. The olub will go to St. Louis in a body to boom Reed, Mexican officers, civil and military. visited tbe Bite of tbe proposed inter national dam above 1 Paso and pro nounced the scheme entirely feasible. The ways and means committee ordered a favorable report on the bill making Pueblo a Customs port of de livery attached to the port of Denver. . Alfred Cope, who is accused of em bezzling $7,000 ot the funds of the Roaring Creek Mining company, of Honduras, bas been arrested in .New York..., :.; .;v '.5,-i-'--j'i'.'f'?.''V' - Fire started in the Green & Bentley drug store at Oskaloosa, Iowa, and caused a loss of $75,000. The . oause Is thought to have been an explosion of chemicals. An attempt was made - to wreck a train on the Michigan Central by plac ing ties on the track between Montrose and Suspension Bridge. A freight train demolished the obstruction. Postmaster General Wilson has de nied the , privileges of tbe mails to tbree firms sending circulars tbrongh. out the country offering to sell marked cards, loaded dice and other gambling devices to defraud. ,. Tbe estimate of the democratio ma- jorlty in Louisiana, outside of New Or- leans Is. placed at 80,000 to 85,000. Foster's majority in New Orleans is a little over 6,000. The legislature is reliably democratio in both houses. Through the munificence of a prom inent merchant of Boston, .whose name is not made .known, Harvard univer sity is to have another department added to its medical school that of comparative pathology. The benefac tor advances tbe sum of $100,000 for the endowment of the chair. After the suspension of Dr. Brown, of San Francisco, by tbe Congregational ministers, tbe suspended pat tor's seventeen-year-old Bon threatened to kill Dr. McLean, who had been prominent in opposing Brown. A scene of confu sion occurred in the church, Brown and his supporters nslng violent language to the opposition. i ,, , ., . ' Charles Becker and James Cregan, well known forgers, who' were arrested in Philadelphia as suspicious charac ters, were served with a writ of for eign attachment for! the recovery of $20,000,wbi-h they are alleged to have secured by means of a forgery from the Nevada bank, of San Francisco, and the Crocker-Woolworth bank, of Wood land, Cal. SPECIAL NOTICES. D'ontpTF'bIcntiS month for seventy months, will pay for a three-room residence, with good yard and koo1 neighborhood ; centrally located. Residence lota five years' ttme. Ul J. H. TKITLEB1UK. Oil SALE Lady's bicycle. 1893 make; "xrANTKD ramlly tewing to do by the AlnArlnnra Address Ails ( h. Bomero, Las Vega., l5tf T uuy, uy b young may ol TjOR RENT Furnished room. .convenient A , III LHJIU IUWI1B J ( n n quire at Th Or?ic oflSce, ontraliy located. n- HI W FOR RENT A seven -room house i are Oaf condition. Apply to M. M. Snndt. ai Hill's planing mill, or at thecoma? of Fourth and W a.hlngton streets. is; tf irANTI5r-KTerybody to know that TBI IT Optic's Job Office doe neat and tasty work, ot all kinds, and at moat reasonable price. WAMTED-AN IDEAT thing to Patent t Vrotwt your Idesus thej; may kvJj-Ji& OO., Patent Attorney, Washington. i. 0., tot tusk fi,m prtee c7 1 FE'S SHERIFF Charges are Formally Preferred Against W, P.Cunningham, Over in Santa pe- BIRTHDAY OF THE SHAH Phil McDonald Killed by a Sheep Raiser Named Abrish in Arizona. THE BOUNDARY DISPUTE Special Telegram to the Optic. Santa Fe, N. M., April 24. C. W Dudrow, chairman of tbe county board last evening fllad with Governor Thorn ton numerous charges and speclfica. tlons against W. P. Cunningham, sher iff,' alleging that he had, as far back as 1894, been guilty of collecting publi funds, particularly taxes due the pub lie schools, and had failed to aooount for tbe same: also, he had collected tx penalty dues from tbe A., T. & S F. company to the amount of $315, and bad made no proper return of the same He is cited to appear before the gov ernor, Monday next, to show cause why bis commission as sheriff should not be vaoated and a new sheriff ap pointed. Re-Nominated. EtrsHNELL, lil., April 24 The re publican congressional convention for tbe fifteenth Illinois district to-day re nominated Hon. B. F. Marsh, of War saw, for a third term.- Two delegates to St. Louis were also selected. Bad Man Killed. Ash Forks, Aria., April 24. Phil McDonald wa? shot and instantly killed tbis morning, fifteen miles south o this place, by J. V?. Abrish. McDon aid had tbe reputation of having killed three men. Abrish is a sheep man, and he has surrendered to tbe authorities A Moral Qathering. Chicago, Illinois, April 24. There ill be a great gathering of thinkers in this city next week In response to call for a national congress of educa tion in civics, eoonomios and ethics, and which is to be held in tbe Sher man bouse from April 30th to May 3d, Invitations have been extended to the ol rgy and churches, educators, super intendents, principals and teachers and to every organization and society representing some ideal or principal of humanity throughout tbe country, to be present on tbe occasion. Th. Shah's Birthday. London, England, April 24. Nasir-ed-Din, the shah of Persia and ruler supreme of that ' domain of legends and fairy tales, is sixty-seven years old to-day, and according to Jate advioes from Teheran, the entire Week will be given over to the celebration of tbe event, which wilt be observed by imposing. and diversified 'ceremonies throughout tbe kingdom. The value of tbe gifts to be presented to the shah by the different monarchs of Europe and Asia, as well as by the governors of bis own provinces,, aggregate mil lions of dollars, many of them con sisting of precious stones and jewels arranged in quaint and novel designs. . ''" Rate to City of Mexico. , ' Las Vkoas, X. M., March :b, 1S96. Round trip rate, to City of Mexico, from Las Vegas, $66.70. Uoiog limit, sixty day., with final return limit, of six month, from data of sale, - BATES TO PHOENIX, Tourist rates to Phoenix, Ariz., "and re turn from Las Vegas, $46.00. Limits, fifteen day., in each dlrectlou. with final limit of six months. tf C. F. Jones, Agent. Tourist Rate to tbe Grand Canon. From La. Vega, to Grand Canon of the Colorado river and return, fi8 60. Thirty days' transit limit in each direction. Kinal return limit, ninety days from date of sale. The stage will leave Flagstaff, on Mondavi, Wednesday, and Fridays, con necting; with our through California train, in each direction. Returning, It will leave theGrand Canon Tuesdays, Thursday, and Saturdays. The ride to tbe canon i. over a good road and occupies about eleven hours. " Stations have been established along the route and at tbe canon for the accommodation of tonriats. C. F. Jones, Agent. Now located on Sixth street, two doors - north of the Postoffice, - A Specialty. The Finest Line of Stoves and Steel Ranges . In tbe City. Heating apparatus, heavy sheet Iron work, etc, contracted for at the bottom price. Let us figure on your woik. S. PATTY Handles the Only Steel Kansfi Stoyes IN THE MARKET. Plumbing Tinning. B. C. PITTENGER & CO. OTEAL1 LAUHDRY, Goods called for nd delivered,. , F. J, 0K TMPlPllllM Higheit of all la Leavening r? a a Plttatrtirt Republican., . Tittsbdro, Pa., April 24 The lo cal republican leaders opposed to Quay pretend to see the gloved band of tbe Pennsylvania senator in tbe arrange ment of the program for tbe Grant an niversary banquet of the American re publican club next Monday nlgbt, and as a result ot tbeir pretended disclos ures, tbe all-absorbing topic in politi cal circles to-day is the probable sig nificance underlying the oboioo of speakers. Last year, the person thus honored was Senator Allison, and be cause of the choice it was inferred at the time that tbe Iowa man was pre ferred by Quay to be tbe -republican standard-bearer in 1896. Venezuelan Commission. Washington, D. C , April 24. The Venezuelan commission will, to day, decide upon tbe desirability of sending a sab-commiss'on abroad to make exhaustive examination of tbe archives ot Holland and other nations for documents bearing on tbe boundary dispute, a -1 number : of papers being necessary to complete the chain of historical evidences. Since the last meeting of the commission a force of translators bas been busily engaged in turning into English the documents submitted by tbe Venezuelan govern ment, and which include copies of original reoords obtained at the Vat! can, a9 well as in Madrid and London College Debate, Chicago, III., April 24. Hon Robert T. Linooln, ex-minister to Eng. land, will make bis reappearance in publio after a long interval, as presid ing officer ot the debate which takes place at Central Music hall to-night between the picked oratorical teams of tbe University of Wisconsin and North western university, and which Is a star event In the college field of tbe west. The Northwestern university takes tbe affirmative on the topic, "Is it desir. able that Cuba be annexed to the United States," and representatives of botb sides bave been going ' through records at Washington and elsewhere in order to' be thoroughly armed for the fray. ; . Go to CRITES' S -v.-;-i-.rrFoa--.i-..-.-' Ji ains in Furniture, And Household Goods of all kinds. Next door to P. O., Bast Las Vegas. La Vegas Roller Mil J. R. SMITH, Prop'r. 'Ins. way, East Las Vega., New Mexico. BRAN, FLOUR, GRAIN AND FEED. Tour Patronage Solicited Mew MillinEry. MRS. I. HOLLENWACER, leader In this line of business, has last received the first installment ot BFRING NOVELTIES. Ladies are invited to call and examine. A Dress- Department, making a specialty' of floe work, la In charge of M:s Hanlon. (la'e of Bullene, Moore Be jsmorv'a, ol Kansas Citvl an adept la the art of cutting, "fitting and do ing nne wore, roe patronage or the ladles solicited. All work guaranteed. . Price. from 45.00 np. - THE LAS VEGAS Street Railway, JOHN SHANK, "Manager. Cars every fifteen minute., from 8. to 8 p. m. : S00 tickets for $5.00 100 ticket (or tS.ao y' 85 tickeu for SL0O ' ' a. m. O. S. ROGERS, Practical Horse-Shoer, . LAS VEGAS, N. M. Ho. 7, 8 and 9 Bridge street, weit end of bridge. Special attention given to brand ing irons, and general blacksmith ing and woodwork. All work promptly done and satisfaction guaranteed. , Pabst Beer, joe bjlefps, ; The world's famous Pabst Keg Beer is now on tap at the following places, at 5c per glass: PACE & BELL, QUINLY & BENJAMIN, . SAVILLE, RALPH OLDHAM. CLARK & FORsxxHE, - W. S. STANDISH.. econd Han Store Power, Latest U. 6. Gov't Report ' BUSINK8S POINTERS. y , Walter Dearden, asanyer and oheml.t Trinidad, Colo. - 187-tC - A meal1 of plenty, well cooked and serv ed, at the New Brunswick. 106-tf . Wallpaper and picture mouldings, all new 1800 patterns; at H. G. Coors' 130tf Hartmln ;hv agent for Waiiamaker A Brown and Mills & Merrill, fine tailor- mad clothing. Bee sample, at Hartman's store. f" . ... , 60-tf ., . ' For painting your house, Shervin Wil liams' ready-mixed paint is tbe best and tbe cheapest, and for your walls, kalsom lne, to b bad at the old town hardware store, new building; D. Winternltz. , 128-tf Ju.t received, goods for the season : Gar den tools, robber and cotton hose, sprink lers, nozzles, couplings, menders, etc; poultry netting and screen wire; prices to suit tbe times, at H. G. Coors'. llltf . I II! fiOTfil; : Ward Block, Railroad Ave., Mrs. Wm. Qoin, Prop. f . Table. Berved With EVERYTHING THE SEASON AFFORDS, Cooked and Served in tbe Highest Order. Meals, 25o.-. Board by week, (5, A trial Will convince you of the merit of THE MODEL BB9TAUBANT... IB li BANK OF LAS Capital Paid in Surplus, .' . . . OFFlCKBSt ' ' - DR. J. M. CUNNINGHAM, President, 4 ' FRANK SPRINGER, Vice-President. - D. T. HOSKLNS, OasUer. . , . , F. B. JANUARY, Assistant Cashier. I3T rNTKHEST PAID ON T1MK DEPOSITS tJB THE LAS VEGAS SAVINGS! BANK ' B8ave your earnings by depositing them in the Lab Vboas Bavwob Bask, 'where they will bring you an income. ' Every dollar saved, Is two dollars made." , No deposit received of less than $1. Interest paid on all deposit of $6 and over. . A large and complete line of WL IMPLEMENTS. Plows and Points Kept constantly on hand, together with Garden Hose, Wire Netting, Poultry and Fence Wire, STOVES AND RANGES of every description. Your patronage is solicited at the Old Town Hardware Store, NEW BUILDING, D. WINTERNITZ. 1 826 & 328 Railroad Avenut. "- " '' : DEALKBSIM. .'";.' GENERAL; MERCHANDISE Ranoh Supplleaa peolalty. Goods delivered free to all parts of the oity. Call and examine our Btoo oe fore purchasing, and be convinced of our low prices. . . 19" - , Complete line of Cartridges and Ammvinition always on hand. -fit A. A. WISE, Notary Public Established 1881" " . P. C. HOQSKTT. WISE! & HOQSBTT, LOANS AND BEAI ESTATE, Sixth and Douglas Aves., Improved and Unimproved Lands and City attended to tor non-residents, 1 "Horaoty" is agood Motto. It Is Ours. We hope to attract your attention. We have reasons many good A list of them and prices-where quality is supreme. We don't dabble in stuff, another reason we can save you money. We don't sell our goods than cost. IIoW can any establishment do that? s , . Our Qoods and Ladies' Capes, Light and Dark Brown. A 3-bar Box Cuttermi.k , Toiet Soap, for IOC Tailor Made, with Velvet Collar, for : $2.19 Robt. L M.Ross j Real Estate AND INSURANCE AGENT. Prices to Suit tie Tim, lots from $100 np i SOLE AGKftT .of. the Hill-site Town Co. addition, alld the Eldo rado Town Co. lower addition. Residences, Business Properties, Loans, Mortgages and Securities. Desirable A ore Properties; Faims under Irrigation Dltohe. Office on SD FLOOR, TAUME OPERA HOUSE, i LAI VEOU. F.OAKLEY, . . , Successor to J, 6. Alston, Hodsb and- Sip Pali (llazlng. Paper Hanging, Etc. Shop Opposite Express Office, TELEPHONE 67. JOHN HILL, CONTRACTOR M BUILDER Manufacturer of Sash and Doors, . Mouldings, ' ' ' , Scroll Sawing, Surfacing and Matching JPlaniilia: Mill and Office Corner ef Blanobard street and Brand avenue. BA8T LaB VISA NSW MIX VEGA8. D 100,000. 50,000. Hekri Gokb, Presl H. W. Kbllt, Vice Pres. D. T. HoflBOHS, Treas. .PaId up capital, $30,000. The Dandy Wind Mill. None Better! s . MALIC East Las Vegts, N. M. Property for sale..-'.Investments made and Titles examined, Bents collected and Taxes paid. CARRIAGE REPOSITORY. The finest line of Carriages, Bog Ie. Oart In th' Soothweit, ot tbe best manufacture Livery and Fed StaMee. amort it : vroai Prices Stamped With the o'f I Foster's 8 book Moupquetaire Suede Glovea. 1 Every pair wsrrao SI OO First National Bank, LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. JEFFERSON RAYNOLDS, President JOHN W. COLLARS, Vice-President. ' A. B. SMltH.Cashleh Accounts Received Subject to Check. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. nasi ..as vegas ana bocorro, N. M. "Wholesale Grocers, Vool, Hides and Pelts. Reqch and Mining Supplies Pence Wire, Nails, Picks and Shovels. "RT A RTTMH- o m PLOWS, FARM TOOLS, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements. FARM. GRASS AND GARDEN SEED. PORTLAND CEMENT, ACME CEMENT PLASTER, BAIN WAGONS. l n rr rrin.iifl-1-aiit. r-i.rfiu rn-iiiiniiiliii J ;3Ef Ov COOES . ' (Successor to Coon Bros.) . WHOUCSAM) AJID BXTATL D1AXIB DT . SABDWAEE. LUMBER, SASH, Painta, Oil Cerrillos Hard EAST LAS VEGAS, TKLKPHOSK Ho. 0 Goods delivered Proprietor New lexica . Has .lust Received BUILDING Of all Kinds Which he offers for sale at prices to always, native and redwood lumber, and shingles, and gives special at tention to builders and contractors, in want of building materials. Goods delivered free of charge, in the city. 1 Corner Seventh and Jackson ones, Men's Half-Hose, in tans and cheap at less fast blacl', for 20, 25,30c Truth, Only. f f Ladies' Capes, f 1 Ladies' Shirt f . f f Broadcloth, 4 0 Waists. i A A Trimmed with 1 A An honest waist, A f f Cream Lace, f f made In the latest f Si tor i il stvio. for i ted j ) $2.35 M 59C ) South Side Plaza. A -KTm T3-kTTTTTni-. PLAZA HOTEL . I. Vega, Mew Mesloa. ' only first-class house in the Headquarters for stockmen, A. DUVAL, Iu cbarareof Cnistns Dun S60 per meal ; $6 per week. Table supplied with everything tbe market affords. MRS. S. B. DAVIS Lessee; Rooms by the day for 6O0 to SLOT). b montb, BOOBS, BLDiBS, TAEHIS1S and Glass. and Soft CoaL - NEW MEXICO free in rjXty, of the Planing Mill an Assorted Stock of MATERIALS and Styles, suit the times. He keens on Hani! Streets, East Las Vegas. A. Corcoran, Oeaiar In Cerrillos Hard and COAL Blossburg Coal, Soft Etc. Corner of Twelfth Streets. Telephone 47. and Linooln r.;iQs wait, Late of Topers, Kansas, FASHIONABLE DRESSMAKER Reasonable Prices. 912 Frluci St.