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, The People's Paper.
lew Rxico EaittieFM Cliislelilhe Worlfl
Thursday, August aoth.
The Roaring Farce Comedy,
One Big Laugh!
Popular Prices : 25c, 35t, 50c.
Weekly Optio, tomorrow.
i. Blehl, leading undertaker.
Arabian Nights, to-morrow evening.
Crop are egaio sufferlug from the
of rain-
Water core
Work on tbe public drinking fountain Is
to oommenoa forthwith.
A load of ne onions was brought in
from Anton Chico, to-day.
Mm. C. E. Richards is on the sick Hit;
likewise, a son of Mateo Lujan.
. Upon his arrival from Koswell, Dr. E"
H. Bklpwith will And a letter from home
at this office.
Grots, Blackwell & Co., dealers in tbe
best bicycles In tbe market. Bee the
wheels they bare in stock. It.
: The new bicycle track, over In the old
town, Is In first-class condition, and a
number of young men are in training, over
For a neat job of furniture repairing,
co to H. Riscb, cabinet maker and up
holsterer, next door to the Hew Optic
notei. 243-tf
The complimentary ball to Frof. A. J.
Bodring last evening, was a very pleasant
affair, about thirty couples being present,
all of whom were congenial. .
' ' Manager John Burks, of the "Arabian
Nights" company, has had tbe good for
tune to secure tbe services of Arthur W.
Cavanaugb to take the part of "Ralph
Ormerod," to-morrow evening.
J. James, of the St. Nicholas block, will
sell you a bicycle, rent you a bicycle, re
pair your bicycle, or furnish your bicycle
with tbe late&t Improvements. When you
desire auy of the above call on bim. It.
The McKinley and Hobart club will meet
at 8 o'clock tbis eveniDg, at the city hall.
Everyone invited. All who believe in the
principles of the club are especially re-
nnnatftrt ta uttunrt. mirt hnnnmn members
Report els BfWeial CorasalttM on the ArMlife
nnt (rt Classes fur the Coming- Year.
Kabt Las Vioas, N. U., August 18(h,
To th Board of Kdutxilion:
Uchtlkmen Your committee appointed
to examine the publlo school buildings of
this city, and to reoommend the occupancy
thereof by the different grades of pupils
and their respective teachers of the publlo
schools of East Las Vegas, N. M., beg to
submit tbe following report and reoom
mend its adoptlen, namely)
That the Academy and tbe other publlo
school buildings are now undergoing all
neceaoary repairs preparatory to the open
log of tba publlo schools on tbe 7th day of
September next, and tbey reoommand that
tbe said publlo sobool buildings be occu
pied as follows:
rcBLiQ school BciLDma oa pooexas
' Tint primary, B class, Miss Minnie Soli.
man first primary, A class, Miss EDa M
Bloom ; second primary, Miss Bella Roger
third primary, Mr. Matti Garlic, prtacl
pal In charge. '
Fourth primary, Mrs. Bailie O. Douglas
D grammar, Sth year, Mis Josie O'Keef
C grammar, 6th year, Mis Flora Beschle
B grammar, 7th year, Mis Locy Btone
principal In charge:
A grammar, 8th year, Miss Maggie
Bucher; high school, Frof. J. A. Wood,
prlnolpal ; high school, Miss Mary E. Henry,
assistant principal.
Respeotfully submitted,
. Edwakb Hsrrt,
L. C. Fort,
O. L. Geeoort,
" C. V. Hkdooock,
Censtabie Holland Shoots One Cowan With
Fatal Result.
The party who gave The Optic reporter
tbe item saying that Mrs. N. B. btooeroad
and daughters entertained tbeir lady
friends, Monday afternoon, was evidently
labor in it under a delusion, as saoh was
not the case.
The boys who composed the noisy chari
vari party on lower Railroad avenue, last
evening, should have been arrested as dis
turbers of tbe peace and quietude of tbe
neighborhood. Soma sick people were
greatly annoyed by tbe racket made by
the urobins, some of whom ought to have
been at borne in bed.
Tbe oases of the three condemned mur
derers, now in the county jail here, are to
be given a hearing at onoe, by the supreme
court, beginning with Scipio Aguilar, to
day. Tbe decisions, however, will probab
ly not be made known until tbe end of this
term of the court, which may continue the
balance of tbis month.
A prominent west side republican, who
has long been a party leader, foreshad
owed the inevitable, tbis morning, when
be remarked to an Optio reporter that he
was too loyal to party to bolt tbe Ter
ritorial convention, called tj meet In tbe
city of East Las Vegas, Saturday, Septem
ber 26th, in the event that the body de
clared for tbe white metal.
- I. Conroe, formerly master mechanic of
tbe western division at La Junta, and later
traveling engineer of that division, has
returned to the middle division in the ca
pacity of locomotive engineer, and has
taken a passenger run on trains 1 and 2,
out of Newton. r He displaces Engineer II.
E. Dick, who Will take a freight run, dis
placing Engineer H. C. Forrester, tbe lat
ter returning to Nickrson.
Master Abe Lawrence entertained eigh
teen of bis little friends, up at Trinidad,
Sunday, in honor of his sixth birthday. A
grand luncheon was spreadi To tbe young
ladles present, a handsome cup and saucer
were given, and to" tbe little gentlemen a
pocket knife as souvenirs of the occasion.
Master Abe is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Al
bert Lawrence, former residents of this
city. . y
bishop J. H. Vincent, one of tbe most
prominent educators and lecturer before
the people, to-day, and founder of the
Chautauqua school, who will attend the
twelfth annual conference of tbe New
Mexico English mUelon of the M.E. church
in Las Vegas, September 16th to 21st in
clusive, has also accepted an invitation
from Prof. Hiram Hadley-tovtslt'-AIbn
querque and deliver a lecture in that city.,
on the 2?d inst. - : ". '' '
Tbe " Arabian Nights."
Tbe "Arabian Nights" that will be pre
sented at Tamme opera house, AugostSOtb,
is from the pen of that clever writer, Syd
ney Grundy, and is considered to be one
of bis best works. Tbe three acts take
place in tbe morning room of Humming
top's residence, in- London. Time of day
between 12 and 8 o'clock, at most any old
time of the year. Those who like a good,
hearty langb, will certainly be pleased
with tbe "Arabian Nights." Tbe follow
ing reople cause tbe racket:
Arthur Hummlngtop John K Bnrks.
Ralph Ormerod AithurCavanaugh.
JosuuaUHIlbrand , Ed. Sanders.
Do'ison '.Frank Williams.
Mr. Hummlngton
Mrs. Harrietts Phearwood.
Mr. Gtlllbrand Mrs Anna Carson.
rBosa Colombler.,.....Mi-- Emlllne f silts.
ts Ma tiand ,...,.., ...J.mile Mosf.
Wftff Vvfrta Wean,
Word reached tbis city early this mora
ing of a killing last night in Blossburg,
says yesterday's Trinidad Advertiser,
One Cowan, a miner, became intoxicated
and started in to do up tbe town, firing
number of shots. Between 10 and
o'clock be entered a saloon and drew his
guu on Constable Holland, but the latter
was too auick for him and shot him in the
left side of tbe neck, tbe ball ranging op
ward and emerging a short distance below
tne base of tbe brain. Cowaa lived until
11:40, when he succumbed to bis wound
People who witnessed the shooting, are
inclined to believe that Holland was Jasti
fled In his action. Cowan was a miner.
about fifty-five years of age and a wld
ower. He has four or five sons and three
daughters, all grown. Tbe little city
Blossburg was greatly excited over the
affair. '" ' -
Call lor a Republican Territorial Convention
A convention of the Republican party of
New Mexico is hereby called to meet at tbe
City of Kast Las Vegas, nn Saturday, tbe
26th day of September, lHStt, to nomioate
a candidate for delegate to represent tbe
Territory of New Mexico in the Fifty-fifth
In accordance wltb a resolution passed
at tbe meeting of the central committee,
held in Albuquerque in March last, the
several counties of tbe Territory are
entitled to representation in this conven
tion as follows:
Hernalillo 15 Delegates,
Ubaves ..... 1 "
Co i fax 4 "
Dona Ana 6
Eddy 1
Graot 4 "
Guadalupe 2
Lincoln 8 "
Mora 9 "
Rio Arriba 7 "
Ban Juan 1 "
San Miguel 11 "
SautsFe 8 "
Sierra 2 "
Socorro 8 ''
Taos 6 ''
Union . 2 "
Valencia .... 8 "
Total 98 Delegates,
- Tbe various county committees are here
by instructed to make all proper arrange
ments lor tne holding or county conven-
tions and the selection of delegates.
Under the existing rules, alternates are
not allowed, nor proxies, unless the same
are held bv a resident of tbe same county
as tne delegate tor whom tbe bolder or tne
proxy acts. -Tbe
county conventions will be compos
ea ot delegates chosen at precinct mass
meetings, which will be arraneed for and
called by tbe county committees, naming
tne exact time and place for such meeting.
wnere tnere is no oounty committee, tne
members of the Territorial central com
mittee will perform the duties of tbe coun
ty committee, and will call precinct mass
County conventions must be held not
later . than tbe 21st day of September.
1896. Tbe chairman and secretary of tbe
precinct meetings will certify a list of tbe
ueiegaies eiecieo. co tne county convention
te tbe chairman of the various oounty
Tbe chairman and secretary of county
conventions will certify a list of tbe dele
gates elected to tbs Territorial convention,
and mail tbe same to tbe secretary of tbis
committee, at Santa Fe. on or before the
Olaa day of September, 1896. . "
nv order oi tne Territorial Central Com
mittee. Edward L. Bartlett.
Max Frost, Chairman
Santa Fe, N. M., August 18th, 1896. . -
Notice to Taxpayers. .
Sixty days from this date, August 12tb,
ism, tbe undersigned collector ot. Ban
Miguel county, will place all delinquent tax
bills in tbe hands ot tbe district attorney
for collection, and on and after the 1st day
of September a fine of 25 per cent, will be
imposed upon all delinquent taxes.
Collector for Ban Miguel County. New
Mexico, ' ' tf
Good tor lo Igestioa. '
I bad been suffering with Indigestion for
years, and bad tried almost all tbe rem
edies tbat I saw advertised, bnt was not
oenenca. siacDeto mineral water naa ben
efited me more than anything else, and I
would not be without it at any price, and
I can heartily recommend It to any one
sunering wim atomacn irouoie, or indiges
tion, zaztr. sirs. 1, jr. vLAT.
" - " Awarded
Highest Hnors-WorId' Fair.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
from Ammonia, AJum or any other adulterant
dot ValdBl drove Suit to M0fi to-day.
."A. M. Adler returned to Wagrtn Mourn,
Paul St Vraln Is in from Mora, to-day.
Antonio Luoero visits town from Chap
erlto. O. A. Larraiola went over to Santa Fe,
last evening.
A. M. Blaokwell returned from Banta Fe
tbis morning. -
Ike Ha user, the drummer, went over to
Mora, to-day.
Mrs. Ed Buok left for Indiana tbl morn
ing, on a visit.
', It. B. Twltohsll I in return from a quick
trip to Santa F.
Myer Friedman left on a buslnes trip
south, last evening,
F. A.Blake was In from his Roclada
raneb, last evening.'
Ell Caldwell is out la the country oft
official batmen, to-day, t
A. Patterson, of D Moines, Ia.,ls regis,
tared at tbe New Optio hotel.
A. P. Buck returned from Albuquerque
on the early train this morning.
Mr. Tho. Smith went over to spend a
few day in Banta Fe, last evening.
Carlos Gabaldon and wife went over to
Rowe last evening, to spend a . few days,
Miss Josle Lopez has returned from Banta
Fe where she has been studying ' music,
Attorneys L. C. Fort and J. D. W
Veeder went over to Banta Fe, last even.
Ing. '
Sitter Anioeleta left for Denver Mon
day, on business connected with tbe sanl
. Bister Eastelta, of Denver, ha recently
arrived In thie city to take charge of the
: Paul F. Wielandy, the popular and snO'
eeesfui stationery drummer, again visits
these parts.
Mrs. Roman Romero, of Wagon Mound.
I the guest ot Mrs. Becundlno Romero
for a tew days.
- D. Higglns, of tbe Collier book company,
I in the city on hi regular monthly trip,
collecting tour.
Mrs. C. E. Perry and children and Mrs
C. Witbrow are enjoying themselves at
Gal I in as canon, to-day.
M. 8. Hart left on the early train for
Cleveland, Ohio, as a representative to tbe
supreme lodge of the K. of P. '
Miss Eunice Tamme returned from
Trinidad, last evening. Mis Jeanette
Richley accompanied ber home. '
Prof. C. T. Jordan, president of tbe
agricultural college, Is up from LasCruces,
if -aay, getting acquainted with our
cultured people.
Miss Mary L. James, report clerk In tbe
Singer office at Albuquerque, has returned
to ber post of duty from a visit to her
brother and friends in tbis city.
Cbas. F. Easlej, of Banta Fe,was aboard
No. 2 this morning, en route to Cleveland,
Ohio, where be will attend a meeting of
tbe supreme lodge of the E. of P.
T. E. McGuire, Jollet; W. H. Smith,
Chicago ; J. M. Meade, Pneblo; Paul Wet
landy, St. Louis, and A. Levy, Walaen
burg, Colo., are registered at the Depot
Doll will leave
iew uays
on a bear-hunting expedition. If you
like bear meat, now is the time to speak
for it. .
Rev. G. A. Neef, of Banta Fe, passed
through for Colorado Springs, whither b
goes to attend tbe annual session of tbe
Rocky mountain synod of tbe Lutheran
church, .
Rocky Ford Watermelons,
finest in the land, only j$c
Las Cruccs Peaches,
Mission Grapes,
Graaf & Bowles.
Ed Sporleder and Phil
Engine 911.1s out of the shops, with new
boxes and eagle.
T. G. Mulhern went north on delayed
No. 2, .tbl morning. ,
It will be some time yet before the wreck
near Galisteo will be cleared.
E. Wilder, treasurer of the Atchison, Is
spending a few days in Banta Fe.
J. E. Hurley and party returned to the
city this morning from a trip of Inspection
south, '
Two crews were taken off this division
to-day. They were those of Conductors
Webb and Baoon.
Bection Foreman Deedley, formerly of
this place, but recently ot Cerrtllos.bas re.
signed bis position.
Engineer D. A. Sutler and family left
tbis morning tor a thirty days' trip into
Miobigan and Canada.
Conductor Wm. Fugate has again re
ported for duty, after a visit to tbe Elite
betbtown mining district.
Roy Fugate, son of Conduotor Fugate,
of Raton, will soon leave for St. Louis,
where he will take a course In pharmacy.
Brakeman Jolce, on tbe Rio Grande
division, bad a finger pinched off In mak
ing a coupling. Detween a coach and a
freight car, this morning.
Wm. T. Bcudder, a freight brakeman on
the south end, was married to Miss Mary
Francis Hinckley, By Judge H. 8.Wooster,
last evening. . Tbe youug lady bat been
reared in the Trambley household. -
Beauregard Lee, of Raton, late special
agent for tbe Atcblson, .who' still lies in
paralyzed condition at the Las Vegas hos-
pitalfwill probably soon be removed to tbe
Insane asylum, where he can better be
held under restraint
A most distressing accident occurred at
Btarkvllle,' Monday afternoon, resulting In
the almost? Instantaneous d'atb of J. F.
Hawley, a well-known Atehiaon brake-
.1. M.Ross,
Prices to Suit the Times, .
Lots from $100 op.
SOLE AGENT of the Hill-site
Town Co. addition, and the Eldo
rado .Town Co. lower addition.
Evidences, Business Properties,
Loans, Mortgages and Securities.
Desirable Aore Fronertlea Turn.
Irrigation Ditches. Qffloe on.
Fwai rmi onw rcwi f. iai y
Walter Doarden, assayer and
Trinidad, Colo. - -
Go to G, V, lteed & Co., for your plumb
ing and tin work. All work done at very
reasonable prices. Try us end be con
vinced. 200-t.
Bicycles on Easy Payments.
High grade lloyclea, Thistles, Eagles,
Wlntons, Ajax, Kelley-Maus, Wolff
A mrrlcan, Featherstone, W0 to 1100. .
Children's full ball-bearing,.pneumatlo
tire, $25.
Ladles' '98 model, twenty-two pound
Cash or easy payments. - '
tt . Mbrnir, 000 Douglae avenue.
man. Engine 838 doing duty on the Btark
vllle eoal run, was doing some switching
In the Btarkvllle yards, and was running
"light" up tbe back trask In tbe rear ot tbe
coke oven after string of emptiee. Mr.
Hawley was standing on the foot board on
the pilot of 'the engine, be being on tbe
right side. When nearlng tbe oars, Haw
ley started to cross to the left eide ot tbe
engine; just es be swung himself around
tbe bumper on the front of the engine, the
band railing came loose at the left end,
precipitating bim under the engine wheels.
He fell with ills head outside the rail. The
engine passed over bis body at tbe lower
part of his chest, virtually cutting tbs body
in two, it being beld together only' by
sbreds of flesh. About forty-five yards from
where the accident happened was found
tbe bolt holding the hand falling; It had
become loosened and dropped out.
". The funeral ot Brakeman Hawley, who I
was killed at Btirkvllle, by engine 28, on
tbe 17th, will take place at Trinidad, to
morrow at 2 o'clock p. m.
H. Riscb, cabinet maker and upholsterer,
has opened a shop next door to the New
Optio hotel, where all work in his line will
be done in a first-class manner. 248-tf
Native bran at the
mills, at 80o. per 100.
Vegas Roller
, 180-tf
Practical Horse-Shoer,
. LAS. VEGAS, N. tt. '
No. 7, 8 and 9 Bridge street, west end oi
. . , ... bridge.
Special attention given to brand
ing irons, and general blacksmith
ing and woodwork. All work
promptly don and satisfaction
WIXJJIAM baasch,
r; wbe is wtlline; to stand or fall on his .
.merits as a baker, has constantly
Opposite Postofflce, West Bide.
Bmotal orders nlled on short notloe.
flifi Spritf Boot li Sltue
Scliool Slioes!
The largest and best assorted stock of
School Shoes in the city, Note the following
prices :
"Rough and Ready" School Shoes, sizes 8 to u
" M " ' 13 to 2
"Our School Shoe" better goods, sizes 8 to ia
1 it 11 41 13 to 2
Victor School Shoes - ; . " 8
13 to
Ever Alert To Current Demand,
. , We- Pce -on sale Monday, for the weelc, a large line of dress
guuua, jaiutuiaiiy suuaDie xor cnuaren s school wear:
Serges, ,
m., Tweeds,
Outing Cloths,
In Short Lengths--at Cut Prices.
The early caller will receive best bargains, cf course. .
I ' A 1 .1 . .
dCnOOI m me same time we will offer a lot of boys' and sirls'
niss iiiuaiir-r-i. Lf - riririi c r-i raa nreis-vn &.....rr 11 . . 1
-1 1 omn-oi unigaiu putcs excellent aura
noes. ble shoes, cheaoer than trash fon
BoyfS SilifS In PrePari"g the boys for school, do not overlook the
remarkably cheap and : good garments offered in our
.ls-u : -i. i i 9 J .s
and Pant "VU"US ',l0t:K Dy sulls inat were $3.50 are now
1 .it 1 . n c . 1 a nrc r r !( anvn 1
, . Y'j1 Mw iwi itiai rvcic uut mm yjC
IT1 1 M . .
inecanoaa or new furniture arrived, ami w hi. rAx, nv
early in the week. There are in it some notably handsome oak rockers
anu aining-room cnairs, which we will be pleased to have people see.
Cash Novelty Dry Goods Store.
This Week, Special Sale.
25C yard 60 inch, Turkey Red Table Damask, was 35c.
35C yard 60 inch, Unbleached Table Linen, was 50c.
25C All Linen, Fringed, Hucked Towels, size 19x42, was 35c.
I2jC Unbleached Turkish Towels, size 21x45, was 20c.
90C Pates' Heavy, W hite, Toilet Bed Spreads, was $1.15. V
I5C Pair Ladies' Tan Hose, was 25c.
40C Boys' Mother's Friend Shirt Waists, was 75c.
Our Center Bargain Counter will have Big Values this week.
Our entire stock of Boys' Clothing at New York Cost. ' T
The Best Children's School Hose in the World.
Our new Fall Standard Paper Patterns are now ready. 7 - ;
Sixth, Street, Opposite Postoffice.
Fall Term Opens September ist.
For particulars, apply to
, ' Carries the most complete stock of musical goods
in the Territory. Mail orders promptly filled. .. .
The Plaza. - - Las Vegas,
ACffiELL & CO.
Wholesale Grocers
' ' East Las Vegas and Albnqnerque, New Mexico
100, 102 and 104 North Second St.;
St. Louis. Mo.
826 & 328 Railroad Avenue,
Ranch Supplies a peoialtve
Goods delivered free to all parts of the city. Call and examine oar atoos 0
fore purchasing, and be convinced of our loir prices,
r Complete line of Cartridges and Ammunition always on hand. tM
:',-,! " ' ' For sale by . - v :-t-.--"
Is Offering the Greatest Values in Dry Goods,
Harness, Clothing, Hats, Caps, Boots, )
; ' : Shoes and Groceries. r
I'urchased at a Great Sacrifice, and will
Our Customers the Advantage of this.. .
? ; Stoves arid Tinware.
Special Low Prices on' Dress Goods.
A. A. SENECAL, Manager.j
MRS. R. FLINT, Prop.
Centrally Located. Good Accommodations,
Bates. $1.25 per Day. Board and Room $5 and 96 per Week.
: Handles the Only . .
Plumbing Tinning.
Ward Blook, Railroad Ave.,
Mrs. Wm. Qoln, Prop.
Tables Served With
Cooked and Served ia the Higbest Order.
Mei8,.25o. Board Jty week, t9. - -
trtaJ wUI convince you of tie merits of
There are a Few Surprises in Store For Youf
Qc for Chifdrens' Tan Ribbed Hose, Solid Colors, worth 20c.
18c for Childrens' Tan Ribbed Seamless Hose, Fast Colors, worth 35c.
22c for Ladies' Tan Seamless Hose, Fast Dye, Double Sole and Heel, worth 40c;
REMEMBER : All prices offered by othec dealers will be duplicated at our store.'
$1.00, 85c, 65c Boys' Wash Suits, in this
sale, only - - - 39c
60c Mens' White Uulaundried Shirts,
Reinforced Bosoms, - - 3SC
$1.00 Childs' Navy Reefers, ages 6 to 12
years, in this sale, only ': - 59
$1.00 Ladies' Wrappers, in Light and
Dark Colors, now for .v. - 69c
All our Ladies' and Misses'. Sailor
and Untrimmed Hats, sold all season
from 50c to $2.00, go in this sale for
Any Ladies' Cape in the house

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