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r4 J. QUICK.. Are given To all advertisers Who um EGA LPTI i yUIUIa( To (lUdTfrtlkert i v 110 use i I ... OCTIIDUO The columni of ItUUnNO tuioi-tio, RETURNS COlutDIIfof f r k Oriio. f EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 22, 1890. NO. 178 yOL XVII. ISSUE OF CAMPAIGN Comptroller Eckels Declares the Financial Question Par- amount to all Others. THE CANDIDACY OF DEBS. A Snn Francisco Jeweler Killed "" Ity a Woman on Account . of His Religion. BOARDS OF HEALTH MEET Washington, I. C, May 22 Comptroller Eckels said to-day tbat there is no doubt that the financial question is the paramount issue in the campaign, to the exclusion of tariff.and this will be demonstrated more and more as the campaign progresses. Tarty lines will not bo closely drawn and there will be a great many sur prises before the contest ends. An Assignment. Phoenix, Aria , May 22. The Henry E. Kemp Hardware Co. has as xiened; Nubilities, 152,000; assets, 187,000. : Object to Troops. Cai-e Town, May 22. The Trans vaal government complains against the assemblage of 2,500 British Iroops at Mufikine, and wants them with drawn forthwith. For Silver. Chicago, 111., May 22. General A. J. Warner, president of the American liimelallio union, has changed his mind about the democratic convention, and he now thinks it will declare for silver. i Rats Advanced. ' Nkw Yokic, N. Y., May 22 The French line has advanced the freight rates on gold exports, but will not give any explanation of their action in the matter. f A million in gold will be shipped, tc-morrow. Labor Troubles. Spbague, May 22. There have been riotous labor assemblies at Recbnberg since May day. Last evening,a crowd of 1,000 congregated near a factory and refused to disperse, whereupon the police firec, killing two and serious'y wounding five. . - Killed by a Cousin. San Francisco; Cal., May 22 Alva' Sheppaid, a jeweler, was murdered hero hv his nntisin. Mrs. 1. F.Awenv. .who then cut her throat. The woman was addicted to morphine. Sheppard was a spiritualist and the woman tbcugbt it her duty to kill him on that eccount. Colleges Entertained. GALKf dcko, III., May 22. Delegates representing chapters of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity in sixteen western universities were entertained by the Knox College chapter here, yesterday, the occasion being an inter-s' ate con vention cf the fraternity, and one ot the largest held in recent years. Among HA Inei tlnlinna rorkvaan n I ad am t h A Li U JuailltlVIUUD 1lLCVUkVU. uawi uv University of Caiiiornia, Washington University, Lombard University, Uni versity of Iowa, University of Illinois, University of Missouri, University of Kacsas, University of Nebraska and Westminster College. Festivities Continued. Moscow, May 22. The festivities incident to the coming coronation of the czar were continued to day. This naoroirg the emperor and empress per formed special devotions at the shrine of the Aleitandrinsky palace, and sub " ecquently received the congratulations of the foreign ambassadors in the throne room of the grand Kremlin palace. It is stated that extraordinary precautions have been taken to protect Abefr imperial highnesses against any possible attack on the part of the iDibilists, and neaily all the members iof the secret police from all parts of the empire are massed in the city. A Health Meeting. . , . Springfield, 111., May 22. Im pcttant questions relative to the heal.h of the Prairie state are to uorue before the convention of representatives Of ktatV, county and township boards of health which opened at the state capi jol to-day, with Dr. B. M. Griffith pre aiding The sanitary condition of the .city of Chicago will come In for a iarge share of consideration. Recently, 4 he city authorities vetoed a large spe fCial apnroprialion asked f r by the ihealth officers, and which was to have Jeeo need to make provision against n expected invasion of contagious and infectious diseases during the present summer. As a result, considerable ap prehension fxibIs, and as the entire rtate is interested, strong action is likely to be taken by the present con ference. - - The Commercial Traveler. 'Cincinnati, Ohio, May 22. The commercial travelers' convention has attracted a email sized army of knights ot the grip and their friends to Cincin nati, and the city Is putting its best loot forward for their entertainment The opening session of the general . convention was held at Odd Fellows' 'tempje yesterday morning,- tut as ar!y adjournment was taken to permit the delegates and their wives and families to attend the r.cpn'.ion which had been arranged in their honor by ' the mayor and the chamber of com- ecerce. The reception proved to be a iig affair and was successful in every particular, and before it was. half over several ui u uiuwuic-rs baa enaeav ored to sell Mayor caldwell a new . city hall. List night the entire con vent ion was tsan to Coney island .where there was a concert and refresh seots, . Tb. Debs Candidacy, . Chicago, III., May 22. Not much progress Is so far reported by the ooni mittee orgnntaed in this city to promote the candidacy of President Eugene Debs, of the Amenoan railway union, for the populist nomination for presi dent of the United , State. Since the organization of tho committee, several weeks since, two or three local Oebi olubs have been brought Into existence, and correspondence has been had with leading populists in Missouri, Wiscon sin, Minnesota, Tens, the state of Washington, and elsewhere. .' Baptist Doings. A sbc itt Pamc, "N. J., May 22. The fifth day of the national Baptist annl. versaries opened this morning with the eighty-second anniversary of the Amer ican Baptist missionary union, At 9 o'clock there was a prayer meeting in the auditorium, led by E. E. Chlvers, of .New York. One hour , later the nnion was called to order by Henry F. Colby, cf Ohio, who delivered . his an nual address as 1 president. Among those on the platfdrm were Rev. C. II. Harvey, of Africa ; Rev: C. N. Mason, of Assam; Rev. E. Chute,, of India.and Revs. D. C. Gilmore and P. B, Cross, of Burniah. The morning session was devoted to the reception of reports of the executive committee and iflicers. This afternoon there was a special con sideration of the home relation to the work t broad. A Letter From Watrous. To the Editor of the Optic-' r . WatrOcs, N. M., May 20th Last week Colonel R. G. Head had such a round up as Is seldom seen in New Mexico, in these times. Nearly 6,000 bead of cattle - were counted. The sight was much enjoyed by a party of young people from the bouse, whs afterward lunched at Fort Union. Colonel Head ships 700 head of cattle to Colorado, on Friday. The good people of Watrous, who attended the circus, are just getting over their colds. It would seem as if the show people bad given away a cold with eaob ticket. Mrs. Cully, of Wagon Mound, is vis iting Mrs. Pring. . ,. The first meeting of a society organ, ized with the idea of studying the wo man suffrage question, will be held on Friday evening. Mr. Gallagher, our new mgbt oper ator, is a good fellow and the most en thusiastic fisherman Watrous has ever known.. The fish for miles around dread to hear his footfalls on the out skirts of their domaid. ... Jat Cob About $1C0 has te n subscribed by oiti- zens tor the purpose Of-sending a running team to the firemen's tournament fa Albuquerque. More must be forthcoming It our boys are to go. Tbe field notes of the Rice surveys on the Las Vegas grant are about all to hand, and it would seem that tbe order from tbe Washington authorities to -discontinue work, comes at a ratber late day. ' 1 ' ' A Las Vegas young man or two should take a "cue" from Ralph Seeley, a .New York farmer, who Advertised for a wife re cently, under an assumed name, and re ceived a letter signed "Maggie Sloan," from Dayton, Ohio. Same correspondence followed, and an .agreement, to wed. He went on to Dayton to claim histrlde, and was considerably surprised to find that she was his own sister. ... : . Remarks tie Gallup Qleancr, down the country: Las Vegas is to have a fairtbls fall, which tbey have named "La Fiesta da Montf auma." The "Invasion of Mexico by Cortex" and the "Surrender of Midte- Euma," will be represented, along with tbe displays of agricultural and horticultural products of tbat section ot tbe Territory. Tbe people of tbe Meadow City will leave nothing undone to make their initial fiesta a bowling success. " ' "' A women calling herself Josephine Car son, daughter of tbe famous scout, Is tn tbe city jail at El Paso, Texas, in a demented condition. Shan had been wandering about that place aimlessly for several days, and the other night,, as a number of the teachers and pupils of tbe blgn school were completing an evening's re hearsal, tbey found the. demented Jose phine throwing berself Into the water tbat surrounds tbe trees bordering tbe side walk. She was uuder the impression that it was tbe raging dee, into which she conld sink and be at rest. ' Montezuma Restaurant Center St., East Las Vegas. CHARLES WRIGHT, Prop'r. Best Twenty-five Cent Meals in Town.. . Tables supplied with everything tbe mar ket affords, ratronage aouoitea. A. T. ROGERS, LATB OF ROQEaa B ROB. Practical Horseshoer, Beneral Blacasmlthlng, .Wagon and Carriage Repairing, ieatly and promptly don Io.ilrociclA-vo, Opposite Browne ft Man sac ares Co., EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO I III full Ward Block, Railroad Are., Mrs. Wm. Qoin, Prop. Tables Served With . ETOK THE SEASON AFFORDS, Cooked and Served In tbe Highest Order. Meals, 25o. Board by week, f 5, A trial will convince you of tbe merits of THE MODEL RESTAURANT. SCHOOL BOOK TRUST It is Thought In Publishing Cir cles that a Vital Blow Mas Been Struck. ANTI-TRAMP CONVENTION Breckenrldge, Coloratloon Fire and the Destruction of the ; . Town Is Threatened. FOOT PADS AT DENVER, COL Chicago, Illinois, May 22. The re cent decision of the school authorities of the state ot Washington, and by which the Rand-McNally . geographies are ordered used in all of tbe public sohools of that state, is regarded in publishing circles as a vital blow at the school-book trust, especially as it follows upon tbe heels of similar action by tbe scbool authorities cf New York, Brooklyn, Jersey City, Harnsburg and Springfield, Mass. A year ago, it looked to the trade as though the school-book trust bad firmly intrenched Itself and had seoured a monopoly in this country. School boards and oounty education commissioners, how ever, have not proved as amenable to its influence as bad been calculated upon, and tbe result la tbat witbio tbat period the . text-books of the Rand McNally corporation, which has been the most vigorous and active opponent of the trust, have been officially intro duced into over 10,000 schools, east, west and south. Colorado Town Burning. , . Leadvillk, Colo., May 22. The re port has just reached here that a big fire is racing ' at Breckenrldge. Tbe town is in imminent danger of destruc tion by tbe fiery element. Beaten by Foat Pads. Denver, Colo., May 22. John Ma lasky was found, this morning, at Lake Archer, brutally beaten. He says tbat loot pads attacked him, last night. He may die from his very serious injuries. A New Trial (ranted. Special Telegram to tlie Optie. Santa Fe, N. M., May 22. In the "White Ash1' coal mine disaster case, wherein Josephine Deserant, adminis tratrix, was awarded $25,000 damages against tbe Cerrillos railroad company, for tbe loss of a husband and two sons, on argument of the motion, Judge N. B. Laugblin granted a new trial in the case of the two sons, for- whose deaths the mother was swarded $10,000 each. Anti-Tramp Convention. Madison, Wis , May "22 Banlsh- mpnt. in Wnarv Wafroips" is the kev- - J o o . - - - nniA nf the delegates from the several county anti-tramp organizations tbat are assemoiing nere, iuia uiuimug, preparatory to a state convention. The tramp nuisance in WUconsin has reached considerable proportions dur Inir tlm anrinir. and enercetlo measures have been determined upon to rid the state of it. The convention is in re sponse to a call Issued by Mayor Dye and the city counoil, and tbe delegates were c tiled to order, in r the assembly chamber, this afternoon, by Hoiu.W. D. Cornell, of Fond du Lao, president of the state anti-tramp league- , A Live Agent Want.d. -The Mutual Life Insurance company of New York, being without a repreientative at Las Vegas, desires to make a contract with an active man to push tbe business in Ban Mlguil and Mora counties, with the privilege of soliciting elsewhere through out this Territory and Arlxoha. Apply, wiih reference to S. H. Newman, General Agent, Albuquerque, N. M. Ct Go to RITES' FOR Bargains in Furniture. ; And H&usehold Goods of all kinds. Next door to P. O., East Las Vegas. Now located on Sixth street, two doors north of the Postoffice, lDg A Specialty. The Finest Line of-? Steves and Steel Ranges ' In the City. Heatlnar apparatus, heavy sheet Iron work, etc., contracted for at tbe bottom price. Let us figure on your work. S. PATTY Handles the Only Steel Hange Stoves IN THE MARKET. Plumbins: Tinnin?;. B. C. PITTENGER & CO. QTEAL1 LAUriDRY. Second Hand Store, TMiiganflPlml) Goods called for and deliTereii,, , Highest of all in Leavening Power! -Latest U. 5, Gov't Report IS) Iu a recent Interview in tba Los Angelel Times, Charles M. Hlgglnion, of Chicago, recently appointed to Is assistant to the president of the Atohlson road, Speaks as follows ct tbe "piokler," south of this city : We get great quantities of mountain nine from New Mexico for railroad ties. aad at Las Vegas the company has a large nlant for preserving ties. Tber are first treated with chloride of sine, and then with a weak solution of tannio acid and glue, which gives tbsm a bard, impervious surfaoe. Tbe natural life nf a tie is but five or six years, but after being subjected to this process, it will last eleven or twelve years. ' The new method garden hose and the ball nozzle lawn f p inkier are jtiit the tninga to buy now. u. v kbcd s io. 15Stf ' SPECIAL NOTICES. T710R IiKNT. Three furnlsht-d rooms In E the new residence ot Mrs. J. B. Bowe l, Foutth street, between Ma n ana National 171-18 FOIt BALE.-i-At Watrous. N. M., ISO bead of good yearling steers. .For price and other particulars, write to Ed. J. Wood bury or 11. K- Byers, Watrous, X. M. 158ml TON'T PAY RENT M00 cash and 18 a Jmonth for seventy months, will pay for ft uiree-roum res'ueuce, wiiu kwu yaiu and eood neighborhood ; centrally located. Residence lots five years' time. 149tf , J. H. TKITLEBAUK. FOR RHNT Furnished rooms, convenient to both towns; centrally located. In quire at Tub Optic office. r 14) tf THE0 SCHUERMANM, I uvuitv) .and everything of this class. Rubber Stamps Manufactured, and Guns kept in stcck For Rent. Sporting Goods, and a full line of Bicycle Suppjles Shop on Center Street, next dour to Mon tezuma Restaurant. ..Lawn ! Mowers Sharpened. PHffNIX MEAT MARKET, J. S,; Dillon, Prop. - Dealer In all kinds of FRESH MEATS, HAMS AND BACON, Fisr-j Game and Poultry in Seasom , ORDERS SOLICITED. .THE LATEST STYLES Fine ery, ' '' Are being shown by MRS.L.HOLLENWACER, Prices are always as low ae is consistent with tbe work done. Ladies are invited to call and examine. A Dress-Making Department, making a specialty of fine work, is in charge of Miaj Hanlon, (lae of Bullene, Moore & .Emory, of Kansas City) en adept in tbe art of Cutting, fitting and do ing fine work. The patronage of tbe ladies Is solicited.': All Work guaranteed. Prices from$5;00 op. . ,, . . Douglas Hv8. Butcher Shop. - Fresh Butterine, cheaper and better than Creamery butter. Leaf lard, Sausage and Fresh Meats every day. . v ; THE LAS VEGAS Bfreef Rail tl JOHN SHANK, Manager. Car every fifteen minutes, from 8. a, m, to p. m. 200 tickeU for $5.00 100 tickets for 3.50 96 tickets for 11.00 O.S. ROGERS,. Practical Horse-Shoef , LAS VEGAS, N. M-l , r Nos. 7, 8 and 9 'Bridge street, west end o - .-- Drmge. ; . - " "Special attention given to brand ing irons, and general , blacksmith inc and woodwork. All work promptly done and satisfaction guaranteed. . 4 RABST BEER, I . ., JOE HAEFEB, At The world's famous Pabst Keg Beer is now on tap at the o i . j- x o PACE & BELL, QDINLY- BENJAMIN, P. SAVILLE, RALPH OLDHAM. CI ARK A FORSYTHE, VY. S. STANDISH, Repairer of 's? ' mm Innfs KifiTR fis ' BUSINESS POINTERS. Walter Dearden', assayer and chemist Trinidad, Colo, . . 187-tt Wall piper (tail picture mouldings, all new 1898 patterns, at H. O. Coors' 126tf The new building on Bridga street oan now be rented for balls, entertainments, meetings, etc, at reasonable rates. In quire at the hardware store of D. Winter nits. ' . ; : lfi0-tf - . Your Stomach. ' Disease ehewberecicnot be conquered, if yooivstomacb does not do its work well. Macbeth mineral water Is a certain core for indigestion and other disorders of tbe stomach, Begin, in the proper manner to build hp your system by drinking Macbeth water, fresh from the well every morning. At Koth's meat market. IH-tf -i Hartman is agent for' Wanamaker a Brown and Mills & Merrill, 8n tailor made clothing. See samples at Hartman'i store. ., , . 00-tf. 7 DAYS RACING (June 6th to 13th, Inclusive. OVERLAND PARK " Club Association, of Debverr " 1 TROT.IIXO, PACING, RI)SNIKQ and BLCVCLR RACKS KACH DAY .. 'i'. For information address, 7 , v ' gtA5. a. GOODMAN, Secretary, f'i "i Boston Culldjng, DKNVKR. COLO. ri 163-dAwlm OF LAS Capital Paid in Surplus. SAN MJGUEL NATIONAL BANK, OVFlCKnSt -v- DR. J. M. CUNNINGHAM, President, . - : . " " ! i ' .-. ti FRANK SPRINGER, Vice-President. . T. HOSKINS, Cashier. , ' F. B, JANUARY, Assistant Cashier. nr nf tkrksx paid oh tImh pgFoaiTsii THE LAS VEGAS SAVINGS BANK. 08ave your earnings by depositing them In the Las VaoAS Savthos Bajtk, where ley will bring you an income. ' Every dollar saved, is two dollars madei" . they No deposits received of less than $1. Interest paid on all deposits of $0 and over. A large tind complete line of Plows and Points Kept constantly on hand, together with Garden Hose, Wire Netting, Poultry and Pence Wire, STOVES AMD RANGES of every description. Your patronage is solicited at the : "Old Town Hardware Store, NEW BUILDING, D. WINTERNITZ, H, L. ROOTAL M 326 & 328 Railroad Avenii. -'' DKALK RS IK GENERAL MERCHANDISE Ranch 3 tx tj olie s a v Soe 0I0.I ty. Goods delivered free to all parts of the ,5 ? fore purchasing, ana be oonvlnoed or our low prices. ; Complete line of Cartridges and Ammunition f jd ways on hand. , . -h A. A. WISE, Notary PuMe. Established I88L ' P. C. HOGSETT. WISE & HOQSETT; LOANS AND REAL ESTATE, Sixth and Donglas Aves., East Las Vegts,. N. M. ' ; - Improved and Cnriuproved Lands and City Property for Bale. Investments made and attended to for Non-residents. Titles examined, Bents collected and Taxes paid. ROSGNWALD'S, South Side Flaza. A:Beaut.futLineof-- " ; Imported and Linen .gOAI.I Robt. L M. Ross, Real Estate AND INSURANCE AGENT. Prices to Suit tlie Times, Lots from $100 op. SOLE AGENT of the Hill-slte Town Co. addition, and the Eldc- rado Town Co. lower addition. Residences, Business Properties, Loans, Mortgages and Securities. Desirable Aore Properties; Faims nader Irrigation Ditches. Office on -ID FL70fl,TAME OPtRA H0U1E. E.USVEDAS. F. OAKLET, 1 8ucc3ssor to J. S. Blston, ' Mi ii Sip Pali, Glazing, Paper Hanging, Etc. Shop .Opposite Express Office. . . TELEPHOHE 57. . JOHN HILL, COMTRACTOR and BUILDSB. Manufacturer of Sash and Doors, ' - Mouldings, f ' ' . Scroll Sawing, Surfacing and Matching JPlaninK Mill and Office Corner of Blanchard street an.' ; . Qrand avenue. EAST IJ18 VEflA . NEW MKX VEGAS. 5)100,000. 50,000s .: ' hBNRT Gokk, Prea , v " ft. W. Kbllt, Vice Pres. " V Ds-THo8BaH8, Treas. Piid up capital, $30,000. The Dandy Wind Mill. None Better. city. Call and examine our stooc ot CARRIAGE REPOSITORY. The finest line of Carriages, Baggies, Landaus, Smreys, Pnestons and Boad Carts In thi Southwest, ot tbe best manufacture Idvery and Feed Stables. Riori STREET, 13 VtCAS just RECEIVED ! 5 ',:v Hand Made Silk Lace Collars, Laces. AND '0EI -THI31VI. First National Bank, LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. JEFFERSON BAYNOLDS, President JOHN W. ZOLLARS, Vice-President. A. B. SMITH, Cashier, Accounts Received Subject to Check. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. Browne & ni Coiuf, East Las Vegas Wholesale Grocers, Raqch and Mining Supplies; Fence Wire, Nails, Picks and Shovels. BLASTING I GIANT POWDER PLOWS, FARM TOOLS, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements. FARM. GRASS AND GARDEN SEED. "issassaBfJBisssSBssaaa PORTLAND CEMENT, ACME CEMENT PLASTER; .... 1 . - . -7 ' '" ' lrlSf WAGKDNS. ' jfcf--'JaThe only first-class house in the z-rjsZtr1 ' 'ksJtfaz a I citv. Headauartera for stockmen. k "8raiA A-r- -y.aj..-s ItMrWJLUUULiW ?T$JZlmt Boom, by the I, r- -."-A-r- ,;.-r-irmnnth, $0 to cut. (Saooessot to WHOLI3AJJ AMD ilffiES, LDEBSB, SASH, Paints, Oil Cerrillos Hard EAST LAS VEGAS, ' TKIiKPHOHK Ko. 66 Ooods aellvered -,'' ,v,.,'.. ,4-rProprietor of the -' New Mexico Planing Mill Has .luit Received an Assorted Stock of BUILDING MATERIALS ftf nil Kinds and tvles. Which he offers for sale at prices to . . i always., native ana reawooa lumyci, auu otuugica, uu gnw spv-iai m tention to builders and contractors, in want of building materials. Goods delivered free of charge, in the city. ;. Corner Seventh and Jackson Streets, East Las Vegas. TKLEPHONK 68. NO TROUBLE i To Show Our Goods. and Socorro. N. M. TT A T7 a TTrvrrcnT Iaf Vegas, Mew Mexico. ; j 1 . . . - A. DUVAL, In charge of Cuisine Department. Rates 860 per meal; $8 per week. Tables supplied with everything the market affords. MRS. S. B. DAVIS Lessee: day tor B0oto$1.00;by Coors Bros.) MTAIL DXALKB DT DOOBS, MS, VARNMS and Glass. and Soft CoaL -. tree tn city. NEW MEXICO suit the times. He keeps on hand i i. i i - i A. C. SCHMIDT : Manufacturer of Wagons,-:-Carriages, And dealer In Hnnvy . Hnrdwnra, Every kind ot wagon material on hand Horseshoeing and repairing a specialty Grand and llaazanarea Avenues, East La Vegas. ' WW mm jr-i f Late of Topeua, Kansas, FASHIONABLE DRESSMAKER BeasoDBDie rrices, vn rnuce sc.