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EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, Fill DAY EVENING, APRIL 24, 1800.
. i fjSJ) V
COTTON MILL CLOSES
One of the Largest in tha Coun
trv Close9 at Fall River,
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.
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.
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
. 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
, 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
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
, 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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-
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
thing to Patent t Vrotwt your Idesus thej; may
kvJj-Ji& OO., Patent Attorney, Washington.
i. 0., tot tusk fi,m prtee c7 1
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
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
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, -
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.
Handles the Only
Steel Kansfi Stoyes
IN THE MARKET.
B. C. PITTENGER & CO.
Goods called for
nd delivered,. ,
F. J, 0K
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.
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
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. ; .
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.
way, East Las Vega., New Mexico.
BRAN, FLOUR, GRAIN
Tour Patronage Solicited
MRS. I. HOLLENWACER,
leader In this line of business, has last
received the first installment ot BFRING
NOVELTIES. Ladies are invited to call
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
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 ' '
O. S. ROGERS,
. LAS VEGAS, N. M.
Ho. 7, 8 and 9 Bridge street, weit end of
Special attention given to brand
ing irons, and general blacksmith
ing and woodwork. All work
promptly done and satisfaction
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..
Power, Latest U. 6. Gov't Report
' BUSINK8S POINTERS.
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
Capital Paid in
.' . . . 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
' 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
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,
826 & 328 Railroad Avenut.
"- " '' : DEALKBSIM. .'";.'
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,
"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
A 3-bar Box
Tailor Made, with
Velvet Collar, for
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.
. . , Successor to J, 6. Alston,
Hodsb and- Sip Pali
(llazlng. Paper Hanging, Etc.
Shop Opposite Express Office,
CONTRACTOR M BUILDER
Sash and Doors, .
' ' , Scroll Sawing,
Surfacing and Matching
and Office Corner ef Blanobard street and
BA8T LaB VISA
Hekri Gokb, Presl
H. W. Kbllt, Vice Pres.
D. T. HoflBOHS, Treas.
.PaId up capital, $30,000.
East Las Vegts, N. M.
Property for sale..-'.Investments made and
Titles examined, Bents collected and Taxes paid.
The finest line of Carriages, Bog
Oart In th' Soothweit, ot tbe best
Livery and Fed StaMee.
amort it : vroai
Prices Stamped With the
1 Every pair
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.
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
FARM. GRASS AND GARDEN SEED.
ACME CEMENT PLASTER,
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,
EAST LAS VEGAS,
TKLKPHOSK Ho. 0 Goods delivered
. Has .lust Received
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
in tans and
fast blacl', for
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-.
. I. Vega, Mew Mesloa. '
only first-class house in the
Headquarters for stockmen,
Iu cbarareof Cnistns Dun
S60 per meal ; $6 per week. Table supplied
with everything tbe market affords.
MRS. S. B. DAVIS
Rooms by the day for 6O0 to SLOT). b
BOOBS, BLDiBS, TAEHIS1S
and Soft CoaL
free in rjXty,
an Assorted Stock of
suit the times. He keens on Hani!
Streets, East Las Vegas.
Cerrillos Hard and
Corner of Twelfth
Streets. Telephone 47.
Late of Topers, Kansas,
Reasonable Prices. 912 Frluci St.
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