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"L$T available CQpy 4 1 Las Ye&a FT1C VOL XVII. EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST tf, 1896. NO. 238 sIMior STATE CONVENTIONS What is Beinc Done at the Va 9 rious State Conventions Throughout the Union. H. S. P1NGREE IN MICHIGAN Some Very Exciting Times in the Fopulist Conventions Over Yice-Prcsident. A POLITICAL POT-POUR Grand Rapids, Mich.; August 6. Notwithstanding the continued beat ' ind humiditv. Lockerby ball was packed with delegates and spectators when Chairman Ulddines rapped the re publinan state convention to order this morning, lortneseconu aays session After disposinir of tbe St. Clair delega tion question in favor of Pingree, tbe -delegates took the floor to second tbe nomination of different candidates. ' . PINQREK FOB GOVERNOR. The seconding speeobes oocupied nearly an hour. A roll call was then i ordered for the nomination tot gover nor. ... First ballot: Pingree, 839; Bliss, 286; O'Donnell, 83; Wheeler, 47; Alt ken. 66: Conant, 22. . , Second ballot: Pinaree, . 858 ; Bliss - 293: O'Donnell, 78; Allien, 49 Wheeler, 34; Conant, 17. Necessary to choice 417. . , Tbe result of tbe fourth ballot was Pineree, 449; Bliss, 290; O'Donnell, " ' 75: Aitken, 17: Conant, 2. Hazen 8 "' Plncrree's nomination was then made ' unanimous. The convention ad journed until 4 o'clock. URIAH AMD WATSON ENDORSED. Atlanta, Ga., August 6. The state populist convention met here to-day A strong movement was set on foot i few days ago to fuse tbe populists with tbe prohibitionists oy giving tnem tne nominee for governor, but at a caucus held late last night, tbe fusionists were . defeated in their plans to name the governor, but the attorney.generalsbip t was offered them. Tbe convention will endorse Bryan and Watson and demand a straight out-and-out ticket, unless Sewall comes off tbe democratic ticket. , Tbe populist convention was called to order at noon to-day, by Hon. Thos. . Watson, chairman of the state exec utiva committee, and as be mounted the platform be was given a great ova tion by tbe delegates and spectators. Chairman Watson made no extended remarks, reserving his speech for to- night's rally of the populists, at which be will be tbe central figure. The con- vention did not get down to business .. until 8 o'clock. It can be announced positively, however, that there will be no fusion of tbe electoral ticket witb the democrats unless it is based upon the withdrawal of Sewall for vice pres ident. The populists will nominate a straight electoral ticket. WI8CON8IN REPUBLICANS. Milwaukee, Wis . August- 6. The exposition ball was crowded when Chairman Griffin culled the republican state convention to order. No time was lost in preliminaries, and the sec onding speeches for. candidates were taken up, after which ballotting was begun, resulting: . . First ballot La Follette, 261; Scofield, 248$ ; Boensch, 83 ; Elliott, iAYt ; Bradford, 31 ; Estabrook, 6. ? Seoond ballot La Follette, 258; Scofield, 269 ; Baenscb, 86 M; Elli ott, 31; Bradford, 80; Estabrook, 6. Third ballot La Follette, 250; Scbfield, 293; Baenscb, 90; Elliott, SI; Bradford, 22; Estabrook, 3; neoes saiv to a choice, 341. Fourth ballot Scofield, 315M i La Follette, 250 ; Baenscb, 94 ; Elliott, 9; Bradford, 8; Estabrook, 8. , Fifth ballot Scofield, 823; La . Follette, 238; Baenscb, 108; Elliott, b ; Bradford, . 2 ; Estabrook, 3 ; no choice: r : , r.' -. A SECOND CHOICE; Waterville, Me., August 6. Tbe delegates to the last democratic state convention reconvened here this after 'noon, for the purpose ot nominating a candidate for governor in place ot E. P. Vinslow, who, after the Chicago conventior, declined to give even a quasi indorsement to tbe Bry at -Sewall nominations by remaining on tbe tick et. M. P. Frank, of Portland, will be the nominee. FRANK IS NOMINATED. Waterville, Maine, August 6 The second democratic state conven tion, called beoause of the declination of Hon. Edward P. Winslow to stand as a candidate for governor, was held here to-day. Melvin P. Frank, of Port land, was nominated for governor on the first ballot. Frank is a free-silver man. liaison, who was defeated Is a ' sound money advocate. Resolutions were offered, favoring the Chicago nominees and the candidate named, to dsy. .y':- . . ' KANGAS POPULISTS. : Abilene, Kas , August 6 The pop ulist state convention opened this morning by tbe committee on resolu tions submitting a platform endorsing the national populist code ot piinci j1. The committee neglected to 'mention tbe populist nominees for -president ' snd vice-president. A stormy debate followed, and amidst much confusion the names of Bryan nd Watson were Injected into the resolutions. Judge Frank Doster, ot Clarion county, was nominated lor chief justice on tbe first ballot. WOULD NOT ENDORSE SEWALL. After a prolonged" deliberation, tbe state executive committee of the peo ple's party last Bight issued an address endorsing tbe nomination ot W. J. Uryao, tor president, but repudiating bis running mate Sewall. A commit tee was appointed to confer with tbe democratic party to devise means for coalition on the presidential electors, MISSOURI DEMOCRATS. Jefferson Cut, Mo., August 6 The temperature was near tbe 1U0 mark In tbe hall when Chairman Peers gavel re-assembled tbe democratic state convention this morning, uo Ballot ing for state auditor, J. M. Seibertwas re-nominated, and Frank Pitts, of Monroe county, was nominated for treasurer by acclamation. E. C. Crowe was nominated for attorney general unanimously. . TEXAS POPULISTS. , Galveston, Texas August 6. Dels. gates to tbe populist stnte convention were np early tbis morning, aitnougn it was 11 o'clock before the con mention adjourned last night. This, morning the session was called to order at 8 o'clock. After tbe adoption of tbe re port of tbe committee on credentials, the platform was read. KANSAS DEMOCRATS. Hutchison, Kamas, August 6 Tbe democratic state convention . re-as sembled this morning. The joint con. ference committees named at jester day's session took a recess to await further developments. The Markets. Wall Street, N; Y., August 6 Lower prices from London and inoder ate sales for both' Accounts weakened the stock market at the opening to day. The decline ranged from to per cent, and every permanent is sue on . tbe list participated in tne downward movement. Grangers, in ternationals and sugar were ..the weak' est 6tocks. : ' The Coming Convention.. ' ' Indianapolis, Ind , August 6 The conference ot the gold standard demo crats to-morrow promises to be more largely representative than was antioi- pated. Thus early tbe hotels are tilt ing up, and scores of telegrams for accommations have been received. Tbe members of the local reception com' mittee are out in force, and are heart' ily welcoming tbe arriving delegates, with an eye single to the selection of Indianapolis for tbe nominating oon vention. Minneapolis and. Chicago are also in tbe field. There will be an in formal conference this evening, at which will be discussed , plans for to morrow's. gathering. , -' . A ; GOLD DEMOCRATS ORGANIZING. Indianapolis, Ind., August 6. Del egates to Friday's conference of tbe provisional national committee of gold democrats, which will hold its first session at 2 p. m bsgan to ar rive to-day. No word has been re ceived from President Cleveland, who was supposed to encourage the confer ence, - . PfitiSONAIj PENC1 LINGS. James Garrard is in tbe city to-day. , ' D. T. Hosklns visited Watroui, yester- day. ! C .C. Wray returned from an official trip up the road, ' j l" Phil 8 pare k took tbe early morning train, for New York, ' John Gerhardt and wife are in from Puerto de Luna. . Benny Franey, tbe waiter, left for Albu querque last evening.. ' ..... Mrs. Upton Hays and family will larrive from Kansas City this evening, ' ' Adln H. Whltmore and family went oat to La Cueva ranch this morning. Bev. L. Schrelber returned from s vacfti tion trip to Chicago, last evening. Chief Justice Smith returned from Santa Fe on the early train this-morning. Col. B. G. Head returned, to Watrou from a trip to Kansas, last evening. - Mrs. B. Komero snd ilgaoto Lopes and babies left last evening for San. Juan. Will H. Kelly and Dr.Brejlla'y were pas sengers to the hot springs this morning.. H. B. Robert', La Cinta canoe; T. G. O. Woft, Hants Fe, are stopping at the New Optic. A. M. Blacicwell returned this morning from old Mexico, and went north' on tbe local this forenoon. . Mi W. Blng, tbe enterprising Japanese merchant, will leave for Raton on tbe early morning train. Rev. Pile and wife went up to Maxwell City this morning, where a series of meet ings will probably be held. Miss Celia Fascoe, of Springer, wbo had been visiting the family of C. F. Jones, left, last evening, for Albuquerque. Rev. J. J. Uilcbriat is In from Mors to return to bis borne witb bis family, who have been making a visit In this city. Dr. W. R. Tipton, John Shank and Louis Sulzbacker are in return from a meeting Of tbe equalisation board in Santa Fe. W. G. Dickey.tDenver; the Misses Kittel, Mt. Ternon, N. T., and Win. Anderson, Chicago, are guests ot the Central hotel. W. H. Beba.tain, San Franolioo, J.N. Hale, St Joseph, and Louis Buhl, New York, are registered at the Depot hotel, H. W, Kelly will leave to-morow on his pleasure and business trip to New York.by way of Galveston and around tbe coast.. W. G. Hughes, Springer; R. M. Seoor, Kansas City, and H. W. Reynolds, Albu querque, are registered at the Plaia hotel. Mrs. W. J. Davis west over to Santa Fe, last evening, to join her busband, who 4s connected with tbe New Mexican, over there. . Myer Friedman and brother, Richard Furtb, went over the mountains last nigbt to visit tbe ancient and Interesting city of Santa Fe. Mrs. J. H. Ward returned last evening from- a visit to Pueblo and Colorado Springs, glad to get back into oool and comfortable New Mexico. Miss Mamie Shoup of Albuquerque, who had spent a few weeks very pleasantly in this elty visiting .Mrs. J. H. Lows, re turned home last evening, , ; T Louis Kahn and family, of Mora, went over to Taos to arrange the' wedding of Manuel Kahn to Mies Komero, a grand daughter of Poo Jno 8Btiftsv&a, FINANCIAL FLURRY Five Banks Succumb to the Hard Times. The Chicago Situation Unchanged, . A BIG ILLINOIS "BLAZE rwenty Lives Lost and 11,000, uou oi rroperty ves . ; trpyed In Nicaragua. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST .Nevada, Mo., August 6. Sheriff Soroghem closed the Cookling llrotb ers' banking bouse in this city, to-day, tbe Bank ot Brbnaugb, Bank of Shel don and Bank of Bichards, all .the property of Cockling Brothers, by vir tue of an injunction from tbe Vernon County circuit court. I. W. Conkling, of tbe firm, says that the closed banks will neable to -pay every dollar of In debtedness. J. L. George and C. M Sbartel were appointed to take charge of the firm's business as receivers. , KCBOS Of THE MATCH FAILURE. Chicago, IIL, August 6. The open, Ingot tbe stock exchange Is still wait ing on Moore Bros., and tbe report of the sub-committee governing that body as to the condition of tna diamond Match properties held by tbe suspend cd firm. The governing committee ill meet at 3 o'clock, to-day, and will receive any report whieb the sub- committee may have. CARPET DEALERS ASSIGN. Philadelphia, Pa., August 6 Boyd, Harley & Co., carpet dealers, assigned to-day. Liabilities $250,000; assets $350,000. . ANOTHER FAILURE. Washington, D. C, August 6. Tbe comptroller of currency is inform ed of tbe failure of the American National bank of New Orleans. It bad a capital ot $164,000, and according to tbe reports to the comptroller, owed its depositors $350,000, and had borrowed $160,000. An Illinois Blase. Pana, III., August 6. Fire this morning destroyed the entire business portion of Ramsey. Loss, $50,000. The village bad. very inadequate fire protection and the buildings were mostly frame structures. ' TnoaMS B. Reed Renominated.. Portland Maine, August 6. Hon. Thomas B. Reed was re-nominated for congress to-day by republicans of the first district. There is very little ex oitement In the convention, owing to the harmony that exists. ' A Csoctaw Election. Paris, Texas, August 6. The elec tion for principal of the Choctaw na tion was held yesterday, and informa tion was received here which indicates that Jacob Jackson is elected by a safe plurality. Jackson's election is con sidered a baokset to the early opening of the country to settlement. v- ; LI Hung Chang's Movement. London, England, August 6. Li Bung, Chang, the visiting Chinese statesman, who was reoeived by Queen Victoria at Osoorne House, Isle of Wight, yesterday, made an inspection of the Portsmouth dock yard, this morning, and returned to London in the afternoon. ?. Prominent Democrat Bots. Tacoma, Wash., August 6. Demo cratic National Committeeman' Wal lace of tbis city, created a profound sensation here to-day by resigning, fie has written a vigorous letter to Chairman Jones, in which he aocuses the, democratic party ot departing from the principles and entering upon radical and ruinous career. Wallace bad been committeeman four years and has an immense following in tbis state.- Disastrous flood In Nicaragua. '. St. Louis, Mo , August 5 A special from El Rama, Nicaragua, says that heavy rains caused tbe rivers Rtma and SiquiajjAv that neighborhood, to rise rapidly, July last. , The pan io stricken inhabitants found refuge on high grounds and aboard tbe steamers in the river Ramb. Only fifteen build ings were left standing, by tbe flood, in El Rama, and plantations hear the town are all destroyed. Ths loss is es timated at more than $1,000,000, and twenty lives were lost. ' THB FLOWER FESTIVAL. Colorado Springs Enjoying Herself To-Day In , Her Feast of Flowers. Colorado Springs, Colo., August 6. Tbe festivities of carnival week reached their height io-iiay. Boomiug ot cannon ushered in the 'dawn," and the earl; trains brought thousands of additional visitors. Business and pri vate houses were gaily decorated with fl iwers and flags In honor ot the silver anniversary of the beautiful city under the shadow of Pike's Peak:. Tbe signal for the head of the column to move was given shortly before 1 o'clock Every variety of vehicle and of floral decoration was represented, and the entire parade, several miles in length, was reviewed by General Wheatou, of Fort Logan, Governor Mclntire and staff, and several other distinguished visitors. Following the-parade, tbe battle of flowers was inaugurated. To night the anniversary exercises will close with a general jollification. . The Utwrty Robbers. . i A dlapatoh from Alpina, Texas, says: Tbe men whi robbed the postofflce and store near Liberty, N. M., and killed two men who attempted their capture, and were followed by Sheriff Perry and Mar shal Leg, aie said to be In tbe mountain near HaymonJ. farty-Bve mCei east ot this place. Sheriff . Ooorly and several rangers left) esterday to try and effect their capture. A reward of 15,000 is of fr4, nfs ft tfew Ifcxkan, Highest of fill in Leavening rower.- MM! In the Supreme Court. i Argument of tbe motion to qnash and dismiss the writ of error In tbe matter of Preoclioo Gonzlles y Borrego, et aU, plain tiff In error.under death sentenoe, vs. Tbe Territory of New MeJtioo, was concluded in tbe supreme court yesterday afternoon, and the case was submitted. A denial of tbe motion has slnoe been announced by Chief Justice Hmltb,, Associate Justices Collier and Bant onourr log, and tbe oame has been peremptorily set for bear ing upon its merits, oa August lltb. ... This decision practically settles tbe same question In the eases of Soiplo Aguillar, Joss Cbavesy Chaves and Jose Padilla.now in jail In this city under sentence of . death, and will at least assure them of a hearing' by the supreme court. - " Addison M. Janes et at., appellees, tit.' Marcus Brunswick el at., appellants ; re manded for a rehearing before, a ma ter, by tbe supreme court yesterday. Opin loo by Judge Bants, Judges Smith, Laugb- liu and Hamilton, concurring. , - , WILLIAM i BAABGH. ..... - , f . ,v ' -I who is wtllln to stand or fall on his merit as a Dakar, has oonstantly - on sals at the LAS VEGAS BAKERY Opposite Postofflce, West Bide. rBBBH BBEAO, ilAKBS AND FIBS Special order filled on short notice. Go to CRITES' REFRIGERATORS, And Household Goods of all kinds. y Next door, to P. 0.,.East Las Vegas . , : Robt.Ross, Real Estate f AND INSURANCE AGENT. Prices to Suit tie Tils., ' Lots from $100 np. SOLE AGENT of the Hill-site Town Co, addition, and the Eldo rado Town Co. lower - addition. Residences, Business Properties, Loans, Mortgages and securities. Desirable Acre Properties: Faims nnder Irrigation DItohes. Office on - Z0 FLOOR T AMI ME OPERA HOUSE, f. LAS VECAf. Second Ban Store SAN IK NA OF LAS Capital Paid in Mi..: Surplus, i " OFFIOEBSt J. M. CUNNINGHAM, President, ; : ;, - - FRANK SPStNGEB, Vice-President. , - .' ' D. T.'HOSKINS, Cashier. ' UTTEBEST PAID OH THE '; LAS VEGAS SAVINGS BANK. 3-Bave roar earnings by depositing them Ihey will bring yon an income.- Every dollar saved, Is two dollars mads.". i.v. - no depoelu rvoslvsu oi Tsss than SI. ',' ' Interest paid on all deposits of $fi and over. O. L. '-DEALER IN Hartoe,Slo?es . OF ALL KINDS. . A large stock of Stuves and Plows now on hand, whioh will lie sold a little above cost. These goods are all warranted to be of the very best make in- the United States, and to give perfect satisfaction. At the Old Stand on Center Street. EAST LAS VEGAS. N. M.- PatronizeWest Side Stored. "S'Sffi-:, ..'-l ' . ' Larger Stock, " ' Better Assortment, And Prices that Have tost .,, -r'r . : .' CAN BB XIAEKtEC. Our Corset Department inust be room for a new line of corsets. " ; Our $1.50 Coits at. . . Oar $1.55 Corsets a. . , ..11.19 .05 Our $1.25 Lnrlifs Dorset WaTsts at... Our ts&o ldieg' Corset Waist at ... . KOQRNWALD'S, Latest U. S. Gov't Report ft . CT TO!?; SPECIAL NOTICES. FtlTsUiMybousehoTae m-tt ClIAS. ItOigaTBAL. TjOR 8 ALE A Rood, ten-horse power A.' peparncor am norHe..t'owpr, complete Address Wm, Frank, Los Alamos, I. M. ' . Std 2tw TjlOR rent -Furnished rooms In a private JJ family; god location; apply bore - ' . Ml St WANTED A good well-driller, ere toady . employment wages, by appl. lug to jr. Bl til. - Can se at good tnt-tr "1TTANTED Solicitors for campalirn book VV "Bryan," Sowall and r'ee Silver," authorized by Dryan, written by R. L Met calf, e Itor of the Omaha World Btrald. ap roluted author ly Bryan. Oont Ins speeches and platform. A bona ca for niients. a free sliver mine foe workers. Only $1.50. The only authorial bok, 5'i ter cenn. urenic gven. B. eigui paia On I At free. Begin now with hoice of ter r I tort. 1'eTmanenc. profitable work fo 9R - Address, The National Book Concern, scar miliums, Liucago, . a-mi THE COLUMBIA BUILDING AND LOAN assoclatlim ffera socure Investments for large ana smail sums.. Money loanea on real estate. . T. . UiiWAHD, - 0, ..WRAI, . ' President. Aent. HTONKY TO LOAN. On diamonds iVl. watches and Jewelry repairing of ali kinds done. 8. LrJAH 4 Co . tr Brldxe Street. TkON'T PAY- RENT 100 cash and t JLJraonth for seventy months, will pay for a three-room residence, with good yard ana gooa neigimornooa ; cencrauy locaiea K9Siaence lots nve years- time. utttr J. II. THITLEBADM. PER WEEK. Also a Few Desirable ! Rooms to Rent. 309 Grand Ave., Opp. Clements' Mill New Brunswick , i Restaurant, Under the new manage-.: ' raent, will set the BEST MEAL IN THE CITY FOR 25 CENTS. Special tables reserved for ladieS Your patronage is solicited. and families. M. S. DUDLEY .." . , " Prop. VEGAS. $1007000. 50,000. ; !:,.-...Syi.JL;..' .j.-: J.. ' ;.-zf. "'T'." , tv-... . F. B. JANUARY, Assistant Cashier. T1MB DEPOSITS 1J3 4 r V, Henry Gokk, Pres " H. W, Kelli, Vice Pres. D. T. Hosiuns, Treas. , Paid up capitat, $30,000. In the Lab Visas Bavinas Bask, whsrs closed out within io days to make , - . ; -'": Our 85c Corsets at.. Our 65c Corsets at.. .65c 4e .,... '.Wo ..,....66o M Tie Bnard $4.00 HAL BAM HOUGHTON First National Bank, LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. ; ' . JOSHUA S. RAYNOLDS, President JOHN W. ZOLLARS, Vice-President. A. B. SMITH, Cashier Accounts Received Subject to Check, f Interest Paid on Time Deposits. East Las Vegas and Socorro. N. M. Wholesale Grocers, Wool. Hides and Pelts, v.'.',-(:.'SJA ..... aves-5 Avfa Ranch and Mining SupplieB, - Fence Wire, Nails, Picks and Shovels. BLASTING GIANT POWDER. Cerrjent, ;. Sheep Dips, ; Steel Hay Rakes. BAXN WAGONS. rfeS city. , A large and complete line of is and Points a luna Kept constantly on hand, together w ith Garden Hose, Wire Netting, Poultry and Fence Wire, STOVES AND RANGES of every description. - Vour patronage is solicited at the Old Town Hardware Store, MEW BUILDING, iiiisi s s i in i U. wminnm iiiiiixrniviiTT II.. A. A. WISK. Hotarv Public ' -Established wise & HousKrr, LOANS AND REAL ESTATE,; v. ' 1 ' Sixth and Douglas Aves., East Las Vegs, N. M. " . Improved and Unimproved Lands and City Property for sale. Investments made and attended to for Non-residents. Titles examined, Bents collected and Taxes paid. f Car Fare Free ) -:; to. all. ; i 'East Side Customers. HOSIERY. "One lot Children's Ft Black, Hermsdot Hose, sise 5 U 8, at 16 cents. ;.-' One lot Lsuiev rt Blao Hose, value of same 80 cents, go at 21 cents., . . On lot ot three different kinds of Ladles' Hose, valued at from 50 cent to 9) Cents go at 8 pairs for f l ,00. Their Bottom, A in" Sulphur. Wool Sacks. PLAZA HOTEL Las Vega. New Mexico. ' . . only first-class house in , the Headquarters ior stockmen, A. DUVAL, In ohargeof Cuisine Department. Bates t 86o per meal; $6 per week. Tables supplied with everything tne mantel auorau. . MRS. S B. DAVIS ; Lessee: Booms by the day tor 60o to $1.00: by 1 month. $fi to $12. ' 1861. . ; F. C. HOQSBTT. M CARRIAGE REPOSITORY. 1 The finest line of Carriages, Boggle. If Landaus, Surreys, PhffltonB and Boad Cart In thi Southwest, of tbe best ' manufacture - . 1 . Idvery and Feed Stables, BBinPf STREET. IAS wnst HAEFNER & ROSSIER, , . , Agents for ; , AND Proprietors Soda Bottling Works. B. C. PITTENGER & CO. OTEAM LAUNDRY. Goods called for snd delivered, .