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THE DAILY OPTIC.
kThe People's Paper,
Ret Mexico Has tue Finest Climate U tbe World
Sweet Potatoes, Cranberries,
Peaches, Pears, Grapes,
Vegetables of all kinds.
Graaf & Bowles,
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FRIDAY It E.vlNG, 8EPT. 25.1896.
I. Biehl, leading undertaker.
Baud practice, to-nigbt, at city ball.
A. good load of 16-inoh
wood for $1.00,
H. Q. C00B8.
restaurant, Clark &
Rent your bicycles of J. James, St.Nicbo-
las block. All new wheels. It
Bryan club meeting, tbisjevening,at the
office of Judge H. 8. Wooster.
Visitors to tbe city will find Clark &
Forsytbe's Headquarters, tbe best place In
tbe city to get tbelr meals. It
Butcher's Liquid Polish and Reviver, the
finest and best floor varnish for Bale at tbe
old town Hardware Store. 1). Winternitz.
Minnie S. Dudley has filed suit for di
vorce from Devore Dudley, on the grounds
of failure to support and cruel and Inhu
Ben its S. de Gallegos, wife of Lucas E.
Gallegos, died yesterday at Los Corrales,
Beraaiillo county, aged twenty-five years.
She left a husband and three children.
Let every place of busiuess, no matter
of what political faith the proprietor may
be, get out Us bunting and flags, to-morrow,
in honor of the republican convention.
TbB members of tbe colored church will
give an entertainment at the A. O. U. W
ball in the Wyman block, Friday, October
Sod. Old Mississippi camp-meeting and
p'antatlon songs, us sung before the war,
will be rendered.
At the K, of P, lodge, last evening, J. N
Dillon was installed as chancellor com
mander, Saul Rosenthal, vice-chancellor,
and Eecundino Romero as master of ex
chequer. C. U. Strong, of Mora, was given
page and esquire rank.
Some sneak thief entered tbe yard at
Chief Justice Smith's residence, night be
fore last, and stole a couple of sheets and
a carpet from a clotbes-line. A number of
other articles were piled up ready to take
when the thieves were frightened away.
Tbe Lat Vegas Republican is tbe name of
a campaign paper that will be given to tbe
public, this evening or in tbe morning.
Knowing as the people do tbe source of its
political inspiration, it will have about as
much influence as a common street
A dispatch to The Optio from Banta Fe
says that in theBorrego murder cases, late
last evening, tbe supreme court denied all
of the motions and objections advanced I y
defendants' attorney, Delegate T. B. Cr.t
ron, and sentenced tbe four defendants to
be executed on October the 15th. To-day,
Mr. Catron will ask for a writ of habeas
corpus, and, if this is refused, will no doubt
appeal to the XT. 8. supreme court, if tuuh
can be done. . . . .
maiiei- wun uoi.-J
the matter with
the - matter with
the matter with
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Sunday Bicycle Races.
Half-mile (open). First prize, One doz
en silk bandercblefs; Second prize balf
dozen neck ties; Third prize one genuine
silver bicycle tag,
Five-mile (open). First prize, Solid
gold medal (to be won three times in suc
cession), and one gent's traveling case;
seoond prize, one meerschaum pipe or ci
gar bolder; third prize, One pair bicycle
One mile, (confined to member of Mea
dow City cycle club)
First, solid gold medal (to be won three
times In succession) and one meerschaum
pipe; second, one sweater; third, one bi
Two mile, handicap (open) first, one
pair M. & H. tires; second, one Brown rac
ing saddle; third, one cyclometer.
Boys' and other races for which suitable
prizes will be given will be arranged later.
Entrance fees for above races fifty cents,
to be paid In advance of races. -, -
Races will come off on the track in the
old town, Sunday, the 27th inetr. at 3 p. m.
sharp. Entries to be made with Herman
Un a ran Balls.
The society of United Laborers of East
Las Vegas will give a grand ball at Rosen
thai ball, Saturday evening, September
26th, to which the general public Is cordial
ly Invited. Engllab dances as well as
Spanish will be given, and a good time is
guaranteed to all. Admission, fifty cents.
No' objoctlonabis obaraoter will be ad
mitted. Come out and eojiy yourself.
A (MEAT GATHERING.
DcleKulea to TwMorroW'a. Territorial
Republican Convention Already
Arriving In Number. j
EVERYBODY EVIDENTLY AT SEA
Tbe delegates to tbe Territorial republl
can convention, which meets In this city
to-morrow, have begun to arrive. Thk
Optic speaks for the people of Las Vegas,
in aooordlng to them 1 warm welcome to
our olty, and assures tbem that differences
of political faith do not enter into the per
sonal feelings of tbe citliens of Las Vegas
toward her guests. Tbe proverbial keys
of tbe olty are turned over to the visitors,
and If tbey want for anything, Tbi Optic
assures tbem it is because tbey have pot
made their desires known. The Optio Is
proud of our business establishments, on
both sides of tbe river,aud asks our Strang,
er friends to take espeolal notice of these,
It their duties or ' wishes keep tbem here
over Bunday, tbey are asked to visit our
hot iprings and attend our churches, that
they my know, in soma measure, of tbe
many advantages under which tbe people
up this way are living, . - -
LIST OF TBB DELEGATES. .
Following is a list of tbe delegates to tbe
republican convention, some of whom are
already on the ground and actively at
Bernalillo county W. J. Dixon, S. M
Saltmarsh, Thomas Hughes, W. H. H. Alli
son, T. A, Finloal, Max Ilfeld, E. W. Dob
son, Manuel Salazar y Otero, Pedro Perea
Alejandro Sandoval, T. A. Hubbell, E.P.
Stover. J. R. Armilo. H. F. Lec, E. A.
Cbaves county Nathan Jaffa.
Colfax county Jacob Smith, W. C.
Wrigley, H. B. Steward, J. B. Arellano.
Dona Ana county J. R, McFie, Marcial
Valdez, A. L. Christy, W. H. H. Llewellyn
Martin iiohman, S. Pedregon.
Eddy coupty 3. I. Roberts.
Grant county Charles M. Foraker, J. B.
Sberidan, Ricbard Hudson.
Lincoln county G. W. Pilchard, M. 8.
Taliaferro, Demetrio Perea.
Mora county 0. A. Hadley, Rumaldo
Royval, Cristoval Sanchez, Victor Gal
legos, Patricio Sanchez.
Rio Arriba county L. B. Prince, T. D.
Burns, Leocadio Jiron, Francisco Serns, J.
S. Woods, J. 8. Sargent, Jose Ortiz y Sal
San Jaun county .
San Miguel county R. B. Twitcbsll,
Nestor Sena, Miguel Salazar, Eugenlo Ro
mero, Lorenzo Lopez, Torribio Sanchez,
Margarito Romero, Victor Lucero, J. G.
Montano, 0. L.Houghton, Rafael Gallegos.
Santa Fe county Max Frost,' Antonio
Ortiz, y Salazar, R. J. Palen, E. L. Bart
lett, George A. Johnson, Jose Ortiz y Pino,
S. H. Day, C. A. Spiess.
Sierra county Gus Duval, T. C. Long.
Socorro county Estevan Baca, O. H.
Bursum, M. Cooney, W. E. Martin,' H. H.
Howard, W. S. Williams, Pablo Trujillo,
Taos county M. Martinez, Pedro San
chez, Gregorio Griego, Vicente F. Mar
tinez, 8. Hart.
Union county Edw. W. Fox, Saturnlno
Valencia cocnty Sol Luna, Max Lun
J. F. Cbavea. Quadalups Otero, A. M.
Bergere, Victor Baca, Manuel Padlllo
Chaves, Jesus 8arjcb.es y Aragon.
All tbe counties in tbeTerrltory are rep-e
sented, witb the exception of San Juan,
Chavez and Eddy.
Gen. E. L. Bartlett, the efficient chair
man of tbe republican central committee.
reached the city, this afternoon.
Malaquias Martinez will represent the
county of Taos, to-morrow. He has four
proxies, in addition to his own vote.
Ex-Gov. L. Bradford Prince is here, rep
resenting (he county of Rio Arriba, witb
six proxies in his pocket, in addition to his
Nathan Jaffa, delegate from Chavez
county, telegraphs from El Paso, Texas,
that be missed rail connection and hence
cannot reacb Las Vegas In time.
Don Pedro Perea, a republican wheel
horse of Bernalillo county, and a delegati
to tbe convention, Is on tbe ground and
laboring with the delegations in certain in
Capt. S. M. Saltmrrsb, T. A. Finical and
W. H. H. Allison are op from Albn
querque, tbe latter a former resident of
Las Vegas, engaged in the sewing-machine
Gov. E. S. Stover, the prominent Albu
querquean and leading republicans' is el
bowing around among the crowd, gocd
Humored ly, but witb no congressional bee
buzzing in his bonnet.
It Is generally understood that Delegate
i I. B. Catron will be the nominee, to-mor
trow, Sunday ,rr Monday, though Don Pad
Perea, of Bernalillo county, can have
pbe nomination, if be wants it.
Col. Geo. W. Prichard. who has the sud-
Jucport of Lincoln county for tbe nomination
1. for the delegateship, is an eaily arrival
(accompanied by M. S. Taliaferro, cbair-
Dan of tbe republican central committee
ma a leauiog mercbant, down, tbere.
' Hon. Thos. Hughes, editor and proprie
tor of tbe Albuquerqne Citizen, delegate
from Bernalillo county, la up and around
among tbe b'hoys and Is a whole conven
tion within himself. He's for tbe nominee
of to morrow's convention, horse, foot and
dragoon. - j .
Col. Max Frost, secretary of the Terrl
torial central committee and a delegate
from Santa Fe county, is in our eity to
day. . lie seems to know what Is going on
and is evidently very popular with tbe
delegates. He has the knack of keeping
tnem in good bumor, anyhow
Highest Honors World's Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder " Free
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
40 Yearn the $tao$ri
H. A. Johnson Is down ffoui Mt. Aspefl
Phil Doll went over to Banta Fe, las(
Dr. W. K. Tipton went to Walrous
the local freight this morning.
Grant Long, of Long Brothers, sheep
men. Is In tbe city from Texas.
Messrs. Long, Welohselbaum and Gol
den berg are In return from a trip Into tbe
Mrs, Antonio Lucero left for Juarez,
Mexico, last evening, on a month's visit to
Royal A. Prentice returned from Union
oountr. last evening, and Judge E. V,
Long Is expeoted back, this evening.
Mrs. A. J. Tlsdal and mother, Mrs. Her
rlott, came up from Bland, last evening,
and will leave for tbe Bell ranch soon.
J. F. Peirce, Demlng, N. M.; M. E. Main
berg, Red Oak, la.; W. L. Turney, South
Bend, Wash., John Felke, La Junta, Colo.,
are at tbe Stoner bouse. .
Rev. A. A. Hyde passed through, last
evening, from Springer to Silver City. He
was accompanied by his mother, who will
make ber home in bis family In the future,
E. B. and Mrs , S. T. Dantbist, Mr. and
Urs. O. ,W. Isensse, Indianapolis; F. I,
Long, Lindenwood, 111.; L. Bradford
Prince, Espanola, and M. B. Goldenberg,
ranch, are registered at tbe Plaza hotel
W. B. Cockrell, Kaneao City ; Joe Erwtn,
St. Joseph; F. E. Burkecht, New York;
Mrs. B. Jobnson, Chicago;, J. E. Terry,
Santa Fe; M. L. Keeisdorf, St. Louis;
Henry and T. A. Zom, Gibsonburg, Ohio,
and H. Dembutsky, Goeben, led., are late
arrivals at the Harvey house.
Chae. U Strong, P. D. St. St. Vraln,
Mora; C. E. Ovarbuls, Temple, A. T.; C.
W. Morrison, Denver; O. A. Hadley,
Watrous; W. 8. H. Long, Balleyville.Kas;
M. B.Taliaferro, White Oaks; E. 8. Stover,
Tbos. Hughes, W. H. H. Allison, B. M.
Saltmarsh, Albuquerque; G. W. Prichard,
White Oaks, register at the New Optic
Walter Hamilton accidentally shot blm
self, Wednesday afternoon, near Cimarron,
Colfax county. He, in company with Wm
Jones ana J as. Juetton, 01 Katon, was
starting out prospering. When near the
Springer ranch, east of Cimarron, his re
volver dropped out of tbe belt, the ham
mer struck an Iron rod In falling and dis
charged the gun. Tbe ball ranged through
bis body, causing bis death lu about an
hour. He leaves a family in Kentucky.
Deceased was about thirty-six years old.
His body was taken to Katon by J. H.
A coroner's inquest was held, this morn
ing, when a verdict of accidental death
Tbe remains were taken In charge of by
Undertakers Nott and Glvens and em
balmed and were sent to bis former home
at McHenry, Kentucky, where be is sur
vived by a wife aud two children.
, . TRACK AND TRAIN.
Fireman Wheat is on the off list.
Some new ties are being put in the main
Una below tbe depot.
Tbe painting outfit made Its first trip 00
tbe road, to-day, goiog up to 8hoemaker.
Cabooses No. 859 and 860 were taken to
Raton, yesterday, wbere they will be over,
Engine No. 488 was on the springs
branch, this morning, tbe regular engine
being In tbe shops. -
Engineer rVm. Baynton has an extended
leave of absence, and left last evening for
Kansas City, where he will visit friends
The tie-pickliug works at this place will
cease to operate after to morrow. The last
load of ties was put in this morning. , The
works will probably be idle for three or
four months. ....
. The Fountain Fund.
Tbe ladies of tbe W. C. T. U. are well
pleased with tbe progress made in rafslug
money to pay for the new fountain. As
there is still a deficiency, tbey have en
gaged Miss Lottie Tillotson, of St. Paul,
Minn., to give a literary, or elocutionary
entertainment at tbe council room in tbe
city building, one week from to-nlgbt,
October 2d. The admission fee will prob
ably be not over twenty-five cents, so a
large number can attend.
Hiss Tillotson comes very highly recom
mended by tbe press and by individuals
who have beard her.
Mrs. L. Hollenwager has been successful
in procuring tbe exclusive sale of tbe cele
brated Beifeld cloaks, every where famed
for style and quality. Place no orders for
your winter wraps until you have seen my
extensive and beautiful assortment of
samples for ladies, misses and children's
wrsps. . 276-6t ,
Mexican Central Railway.
From tbe sea to the clouds. Passing mod
ern cities and ancient monuments. Stan
dard guage In everything management,
Ideas and treatment of patrons. Toe only
line In tbe Kpttblic running Pullman pal
ace buffet sleeping cars between tbe cap
ltal and polncs in tbe United States. Cheap
rates and prompt service. For full partic
ulars call cu or aaaress
J. V. DONOHOE,
tf Com 'I Agent, El Paso. Texas.
For parties, ooncerts
Rosenthal Bros', hall.
MR. R. L. McCONNELL, Expert Cutter,
of Chicago, 111., will exhibit at our tore, until Satur
day, September 26th, a line in large size samples,
showing in the piece the most elaborate selections of
Foreign and Domestic Woolens.
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Fit guaranteed or no sale.
Railroad Jive, and Jackson St.
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' I Ward Block, Railroid Ave.,
Mrs. Wm. Qoln, Prop.
fables Served With ., '..
EVERYTHING THE SEASON AFFORDS,
Cooked and Served in tbe Highest Order.
Meals, 25o. Board, by week, $5.
A trial will oonvlnoe you of the merits of
THB UnilFT. RWHTTTRNT.
More New Goods at Ilfeld' s.
On Monday we opened
and American dress goods.
The Styles are new,
The Fabrics desirable, '
-The Prices satisfactory.
Come and See our" new boucl5,
Come and See the new outing
Come and See our new shot
Come and See the best line of
I LF ELD'S, The Plaza
Cash Novelty Dry Goods Store.
Four Hook, Foster Kid
I LI OF Ml
Ladies' Fleeced Lined Vest and Pants 23c, worth double.
Ladies' Fleeced Lined Union Suits 6Dc
All Wool California Blankets $4.50- worth $7.50
Gray Cotton Blankets, for Bed Sheets, 55c per pair.
Largest and Nobbiest Line in Las Vegas.
Dress' Good? in the Latest Novelties.
Stamped Linens.' ; Agents for the Brainerd & Armstrong Wash Silks.
HEW LEVY ORG1.,
Sixth Street, Opposite Postolfice.
Roofs well painted with Dixon's Silica Graphite Pain t
have not required re-painting in 18 or 30 years. .
FOR SALE BY ' . 'V
WAGNER & MYERS,
Great Western Stoves,
Wilson's Air-Tight Heaters.
MASONIC TEMPLE. EAST LAS VEGAS.,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps,
Misses' and Children's Jer
sey Leggings, Ladles' Felt
Shoes and Slippers. All at
Lowest Cash Prices.
. Boot ail Sinn
Under the new manage
meut, will set the
BEST MEAL 1111 CITY
FCR 25 CENTS.
tables reserved tor ladles
Your patronage is solicited.
M. S. DUDLEY.
another invoice of beautiful imported
plush aild beaver fall and winter
flannels and ladies-cloth Buitings.
silks for ladies' waistj and
knit underwear for ladies, children
and men, that is to be found in Las Vegas, and at
the most reasonable prices.
Gloves, 69c a Pair.
as low as
fcC 0dd -
Great and small,
Fat and tall,
We can surely
Fit you all.
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St. MICHAEL'S C0LLE6
SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO.
Fall Term Opens September ist.
For particulars, apply to
East Las Vegas and Albnqnerqnp, Heir Mexico,
'J ROSS, BLAOKWELL & KELLY
ioo, 103 and 104 North Second St.;
; St. Louis, Nlo.
826 & 328 Railroad Avenut.
Ranch ti2)lies a Specialty.
Goods delivered free to all parts of the city. Call and examine our stocc o
fore purchasing, and be boavinced of our low prices.
JO Complete line of Cartridges and Aw munition always on hand. -H
Is Offering the Greatest Values in Dry Goods,
Harness, Clothing, Hats, Caps, Boots,
Shoes and Groceries.
WE'VE A PINE IjiOT OF GOODS,
: , ..-j Purchased at a Great Sa prifice, and will give -OurCustomers
the Adv antage of this
Special Low Prices on Dress Goods.
THE BEST PLACE IN THE CITY TO BUY YOUR GROCERIES.
A. A. SENECA L. Manager.
! MRS. R. FLINT, Prop.
Centrally Located. Good Accommodations.
Bates, $1.25 per Day. Board and Boom $5 and $6 per Week.
All Special Sales
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Our Dress Goods Sale Still Continues
For 10 yards
10 yards Oood Outing Flan
For 10 yards White Domestic Flan
For 10 yards Bleached or Unbleach
ed Cotton Flannel.
yaids Beat Indigo Bluei
yards Fancy Colored
"For iO yards LL,
yard wide, Un-
ape cwniirKi -
BOSTON CLOTHING HOUSE,
JAKE BLOCK, Prop.'
(WELL i 80.
' 9 IfS-'H'og 4s4V
v All Special Sales
For 10 yards Oood
For lO yards Colored
49C For Fine White Tabfe Linen.
For Full Size,
Keady Made Bed
49C For4 Ready Msae Pillows Cases.
49C r'0r 10 ysrtl' 0o0(, Cr08h-
p....... Entitling Customers to Frem-
UliUjlUlia lums given witb caBb purcbasee.'
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