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J-..Sf AVAILABLE COPY EGA ILDaio" Optic VOL XVI1L. EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 9, 189G. NO. 31 DOINGS OF CONGRESS Many Important Matters Refer- ed to, Among Them Resol utions on Cuban Affairs. THE GREAT BICYCLE RACE Th Farmer's Memorial To Con gress Speaks Plain Dlnglej Tariff on. the Bill. PRESIDENT'S NOMINATIONS Washington, D C, Deoember 9 In the absence of Vice President Ste venson, the senate was presided over to-day, by tor. Frye, president pro tempro. In . the chaplain's opening prayer, the lata ex-Speaker Crisp was referred to as "a man faithful and loyal in all bis relations; an admirable presiding officer, and an earnest and faithful servant of tbe people." Washington, D. C , Deoember 9 Three j jint resolutions on tbe subject of Cuba, were introduced by Mr. Cameron, declaring that "the inde pendence of the republio of Cuba be hereby acknowledged." By Mr. Mills, of Texas, "directing the president to stand by tbe island of Cuba with tbe military and naval forces of tbe United States, and bold tbe same until tbe people of Cuba shall organize it into a government." By Mr. Call, democrat, of Florida, "Recognizing the republio of Cuba, and extending all tbe rights of free and independent government." Tbe first two were referred to the committee on foreign relations, tbe last was laid on the table, so as to give Mr. Call an opportunity of addressing the senate on the subject, whenever be may desire to do so. Mr. Allen, populist, of Nebraska, offered resolutions declaring, "it is tbe settled doctrine of tbe United States that no state possesses a constitutional power to impair tbe obligations of legal contracts, either by direct legislation or by legislation that withdraws all substantial remedied from tbeir en forcement." It was tabled temporar ily. Washington, D. C, Deoember 9. Tbe senate at 1 :40 p. m. voted, 35 to 21, to take up tbe Dingley bill. Tbe Tote to take up tbe bill was exceeding, ly mixed, by pairs. Statements are made tbat senators who were paired did not know bow those they were paired with would vote, and so with held their own votes. A number of prominent democrats voted to take up " the bill. Washington, D. C, December 9 The Dingley bill went over In the senate, without action, on a motion to refer. This was due to tbe termioa tion of the morning hour.. . in the house. Washington, D, C December 9 In the house, to-day, Mr. Lncey, chair man of the committee on pub.lo lands, called up a bill extending to Jaly, 1904, the period within which the University of Utah, may oocupy lands granted it. Tbe bill was passed. ,' V After passing a cumber of house bills, most of them relating to local affairs in tbe Territories of New Mexi, oo and Arizona.: Tbe house at 2:45 went into a committee of the' whole to consider the president's message, and then adjourned until to-morrow. Oxford Seati Cambridge. London, England, December 9. Oxford beat Cambridge at f lot ball at Kensington, to-day, by a score of 8 to 8. A Mew Prince. Dresden, Germany, December 9 Princess Louise Antionette Marie, wife of Prince Frederick August Saxon, gave birth to a son to-day. Tobacco Factory Burns. t Winston, N C, Deoenioer 9 The tobaoco manufacturing plant of Brown Brothers tobacco company burned this ' morning. Ljss, $150 000; insurance, 185,000. Tbe Markets. ' Wall Street, N. Y., Deoember 9 Speculation at the stock exchange opened quiet and generally weak, this morning. Jersey Central declined 1 per cent., to 103, but losses otherwise were slight. Sugar oo tbe other hand, was firm and rose to 1 15. New York Bicycle Race. New York, N Y., December 9 At noon to-day, the score in tbe six days' bicycle race was: Hale 907.; Rice 881 ; Raeding 868; Moore 860; Pierce 840 ; Foster 846 ; Schock 838; Taylor 833; Smith 820; Ashinger 795; Casidy 767; Muddox 760; GHck 736; Gabnon 971; Elkes 622 ; McLeod. 567 Hle played nut when he retired and is taking a three hours rest. Nomination 5ent to the Senate. Washington, D. C, December 9. Tbe president to-day sent to tbe senate the nominaiio e of' consuls, district Judges and United. States attorneys made during tbe recess of congress, Including those of D tvid R Frenois, secretary of the interior;' MoGrane and Cox, of New York, ministers to Guatemala and tloncfurae ; Charles C. Nott, to chief justice; Charles B. Howry, judge of tbe court nf claims. British Ship Stranded. New Yoke, N. Y., December 9 The British ship "Brenda" Captain Giflord in command, from Calcutta for this city, with a cargo of sugar, came ashore on Long Beach, L I , near the big hotel, this morning, ' during the heavy blow. Tbe sbip is stranded oo tbe edge of the bar and lies easy. Tbe crew is still aboard and no imme diate danger is expected. The life saving crew service, is not rrqnrad. Assistance has been sent the vessel by Ur agents of this r.tj. THE FARMERS SPEAK OUT. They Protest Agatn't the Dingley BUI in Memorial to Congrwi. Wacbingtoh, D C , December 9. A memorial to congress adapted by the National farmer' congress, recently beld at Washington, baa been drafted in proper form for presentation to botb bouses of Ibe national legislators, and will be presented without delay. Tbe memorial is tbe : procluo ion of Judge William Lawrence, tbe famous Ohio wools-rower, and obamplon of the wool duties, although it also bean tbe signatures of bis fellow associates of tbe 8Dcoial committee -B. F. Clayton Iowai T. J. Ulardv, of Kentucky,, and W. B Powell, of Pennsylvania, who bare been charged wiltt ine amy 01 in presentation. Tbe most Important feature of tbe memorial is the pro nounced eround wbiob it takes againsi the wool seotions of tbe Ding ley tariff bill, now neodinff In the senate, and the diaDosition of which is now the bone of contention among representa tive republicans.. It is charged tbat the bill strongly discriminates against crool-crrowers in iavor of the wool manufacturers, and insists tbat It should be amended in several import ant particulars Congress is also asked to insert in the -Dingley bill the wool tariff law adopted by tbe Nations wool growers' association, at its meet ine. in Washington, a year ago this week.. Frobibitory duties are demand ed upon eggs, live stock intendea for food, dairy and garden products, pota toes, cotton and numerous other pro ducts of the soil Tne memorial is ex peoted to cut considerable of a figure in the future consideration of the Dingley bill. Marnc4 In a Foreign Land. Berlin, Germany, Daoeuiber 9. At Tbe marriage of Miss Luoy Ubl daughter of Hon. Edwin F. Unl, of Mich:ean. United States ambassador to Germany, and Prof. Guy V. Thomp son, Pb D., of Yale college, was sol emnizud at tbe American embassy to day, in tbe presence of a large and brilliant assemblage, . including tbe accredited representatives in Barlin of their governments aud the leading members of tbe American colony. Grand Rapids. Mioh., December 9 Tne wedding of Miss Uhl and Prof Thompson is the outcome of a youth ful attachment. Botb tbe bride and bridegroom were born and received their preliminary education in this city Tbe bride is an extremely attractive voung woman and possessed of cor. siderable culture. Prof. Thompson is a son of Col. J. W. Thompson. Tbe bone moon will extend until February when tbe couple will return from Ger man to this country, and make their borne in Wew Haven. Conn. Strikes In England London, Eagland, December 9 A bulky volume just issued by tbe labor bureau of the government board of trade, contains the. following data ng the year ending October 1st, tbere were 876 strikes; Involving quarter of a million men. and women. Ninety per cent, of tbe difficulties oon cerned wages rather . than boors of labor.. The working days lost were equal to $6,250,000 in wages. Of tbe total disputes, 39 per cent, were nnsuo cessful, but over a third of these were afterwards settled by arbitration. Pat Appointments. Washington, D. C , Deoember 9 O. Hampton, at Poleta; C. Roden, i at San Bernardino, Cal., were ; appointed post masters today. General Craigill, chief of engineers, to-day, awarded a contract for the emplacements for sea coast batteries at San Diego, to a California construc tion company, a' $107 417. Changes at the Phllllplne. Madrid, Spain, December' 9 A despatch from Manila, says, tbat Gen eral Polavieji has assumed the duties of governor of the Phillipine islands, and General Blanco, the former gover nor, has been appointed to the bead of tbe kings military household. Reel Estate Transfers. Antonio Baca and wife to Manuel Bus tos, consideration, $50.50; conveys lands. Abraham Lehman and wife to Abraham Bcbleslnger, consideration, $1; convey f lots 1 to IS in block 63 Porter and Mills addition, ' Mary L. Baldwin, by agent, to George L Miller, consideration $100; conveys lots 13 and 14 in block 1, Falrview addition.-. Donaclano Buetos to Antonio Baca, con sideration f; eonvev. Ink v. ... j . ' Notice Is hereby given that all bills out standing against X. h. Rosenthal fe Co., and all bills due N. L. Rosenthal Sc Co., must be presented by Dec. 81st, 1896, .for settlement. . . :. ;, : 8t . For parties, concerts Rosenthal Brn'. hall. and socials, rent 50-s-tf Notice ol Stockholder' MeertngV . .' Notice is hereby rlven'thit tne regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Han Mlvtiel National benk will' be held at the office of tun bank in E 'fit Lea Vegas, on Tuesday, January 12th, 1897, at 10 o'clock a. m,, for tne purpose of electing directors for the ensuing year, 21-ttw D. T. HosmifS, Cashier,. Notice of Stockholder' Meeting;. Notice Is hereby given thai the regular annuil raeet nif of the stockholder of the Lai Vegas Having bonk win be held at the ofne of the bank In Best Lai Togas, on Tunsdnv, anunry "12'b, 1897, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the . u pose of electing director for the ensuing year, Sl-4tw D. T HosKtus," Treasurer. County Collector's NoticeLast Call. Notice is hereby given to all delinquent tax pavers In Han Miguel county that, by order of the honorable district court of tbe fourth Judicial district of New Mexico, I will fnrthwlth prooeed to colleot all taxes now delinquent, on and after January 1st, 1896, by distraint and sale nf tbe personal property of sucb delinquents, In accord ance with tbe provlniona or section 3.867 of tbe revised statutes of New Mexioo. In like manner. I will also proceed, on and after said date, as per notice already published, to expose and sell at public auction, for cash, to the highest bidder, a 1 rel estate on which taxe are now due and delinquent, and continue sild sale from day to day until all of said taxes have been paid. Flr warning! No exception will be mad! Carlos Uabaldow, J-t .. t'naary Collector, GEN MACEO KILLED The Report However is Still De nied at the Cuban Legation in Washington. GRANT'S GRANDDAUGHTER j Dr. Talmag-e Denies the Report That lie is Engaged to be Harried. ACCIDENT IN CLEVELAND Madrid, Spain, Deoember 9. Tbe government has received official con. firmation of tbe death of tbe Cuban Insurgent leader, Antonio Maceo. Washington, D C, December 9. Rioardo Diaz Albertini, secretary of tbe nnrecognized Cuban legation, here, was seen this morning regarding the alleged killing of G6n. Antonia Maceo, in a battle. He bad no offioial infor mation, but said tbe story was obvi ously untrue, that this was tbe twenti eth time Maceo had been killed ao- oording to Spanish advices. He fur tber says tbat the report of self-inflict ed death of young Gomes is equallj redioulous, as much so as the reported death of bis father, General G mez, mlm UmA L ..... .4 l : 1 1 .. .4 . UU UHU ICUDULIV UODU 1CMU1ICU uiou, just as he bad won an importaut victory. Mr. Albertini said tbat he received a telegram from New York, last night, telling bim that Maceo'a death would be printed broad cast, to any, and would create txcitement. Talmaae not Engaged, new York, n. y., December 9 T" I r, r . i. . ti -v tun iivsuiu? oun say mat iver isr DeVVttt Talmage, to-day,' denied bis reported engagement to marry Miss Susie Macgam, of Sing Sing. An Accidentia Cleveland, Cleveland, Oaio, December 9 Tbe east wall of the Kimball block, wblcb was burned a year ago, fell this morning, burying two men. Forman Boyle is probably fatally injured. Beemer Association to Break. PlTToBUUG, Pa., Deoember 9 The members of tbe Amerioan Bessemer association, known as tbe "Billet Pool,1' is holding a meeting, to-day. The qnestion of dissolution is being considered, it means tne breaking up of an association which controls $25,- UUU.UW worth of property. A Society Event. Washington, D. C, November 9 Tbe first conspicuous society event of tbe national capital this season, was the coming out to day of Miss Vivien Sartoris, tbe eldest daughter of Mrs. Nellie Grant Sartoris and grand daughter of Mrs. General Grant. The fair debutante Is nearly eighteen a pretty, plump brunette with chestnut hair and a rich olive oomplexion. Barn in L?odon and educated abroad unaer ner mother's personal supervis ion, she possesses many talents. In disposition she is modest and retiring. A large number of entertainments in ber honor are being arranged f -ir the season. The best , place to . buy stoves and all seasonable hardware is Myers', Masonic temple. at .Wagner & 812-tf TAMME OPERA HOUSE, Saturday, December 12th Lincoln 10 Sets of Special J. - JSceriery. Flight of the Fast Mail Carter's Niagara Falls by Crand Scenic Moonlight, with Boiling Mist. Produce Practical Work ing Engine, and ion. 14 Fre ght Cars, with Illuminated Caboose. The THE Dago Dive. Real FAST istic River Scene and Steamboat Explosion, and MAIL other startling ef fects. Scale of "I?"61 . Prices: Gallerv. 50o erred seats "n sale at box office and Uurpbey-VanPettea'adrnii store, west side I : . .Ward Block, Railroad Ave., Mrs. Win; Qoin, Prop. Tables Served With . . ? EVERYIHiHC THE SEASON AFFORDS, Cooked and Served in tbe Highest Order, Meals, 26c. Board by week, J5. trial will convince you of the merits . - THK MOIIRI, RBSTAnnNT. of DRESSMAKING and Plain Sewing .Done by Miss N. Cody, 601 ' Seventh St., East Las Vegas. WILLIAM BAASCH who Is williag to (tend or fall on hi , ntriteas a baker, ha. oocutontly on al at the LAS VEGAS BAKERY Opposite Fostomc. Wet8Id. tBKBH BBCAD. OAKatS) Attn PIMt .Bpeolal orders fllUd oo short ootlo. "'Slie8t 0t 611 la vcninS 11 vg&z&a li Death of Peter Ryan. Tsi Optio pubrl.hed a tew days ego an accoant of Peter Ryan being found badly froxeu, by the rod side, out about six miles from- this City, and of bl being brought to the ladies' , home in tbls city. He had been In a very precarious condi tion every moment since be was found, In fact so weak that to bave attempted the amputation of the frozen limbs would bave meant death to the patient. Tbls morning death came to bla relief, at 3 o'clock. The funeral will take place from tbe east side Catholle church, to-morrow morning, at 9 o'clock," " ' ' TO CURB A COLD IN ONB DAY Take Laxative Bromo, Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money It It falls to curs. 25 s. tf Tbe ell-rail east-bound shipments cf dead freight from Ubtjagoltst week were 61,866 tout, agalnt 63 640 tons tbe previous week and 58,313 ton the corresponding week of the previous year MRS. F. P; WARING at ihV Will carry a full stock of :- Stationery. Candv. Cisrars I " and Tobacco. SUBSCRIPTIONS received for all newspapers and magazines, Newspap?rs delivered to suoscribers immediately f- . ter the arrival of mails. PostofBce, East Hide.'. Beifeld's Glebratetf Cloaks, First-Class Dressmaking. Goods sold AT and BELOW COST during tne remainder or in season. MRS. L. HOLLENWAGER. Administrator' Notice. Notice is hereby Riven that the under signed. Mr. Hulda Ko entlial waa, on the 18i h dav of November. 18!!. rial aooolnted and qualified as the administratrix of the estate or Nappellu f: Rose thai, deceased. Dy tne nonoraDie prooate court wuhln and or tne county or sn Miguel. Now. therefore. I. In view of such BDBOlnt- ment and qualification as aforesaid, do hereby give notice to all those acknowledg ing themse vek Inile- ted to the said estate. or n. L,. Rosenthal A Co., to call at K. L. Rosenthal A Oo and diiv their accounts to her, a d all hiving cla ms agalit t 'e es tate or N L. Rosenthal A Co.. afo-esal . to present them within tin time prescribed by law. MBS.- HULDi ROOKNTH tt,. A d m I n I Ht rn t rl t. Dated at Las Veins. N. M.. December 4th. 1886. .. -tf.. 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, LNfiW BUILDING, D. WINTERNITZ. A. A. WISE, Notary Public. Established ,,; WISE & LOANSrOSTD REAL ESTATE, Sixth and Douglas Aves., Improved and Unimproved Lands and City attended to for JNoQ-resldents. Titles examined, R O. Ia HOUGHTON '-.DEALER IN Hardware, SIoybs &AericuHnralIm9lements ;::'vv:vj?nOP."ALI4BLINDS.!! : A large stock o! Stuves and Flows above cost. These goods are all warranted to be of the very best make in tng United States, and. tp: give perfect satisfaction. At the Old Stand on Center Street. . EQrandl Salel Of For this Week; 1 At Prices that Talk3 For Themselves. 3 45-inch All Wool BUCK STORM SERGE Strength Latest U. S. Gov't Report. BUSINESS POINTERS. M acbeth troubles. Water oures atomaob 2Q9lf Walter Dearden, Trinidad, Colo. assayer and chemist 187-tf If yo-i want to buy or sell anything in the second-hand goods line call on 8. Kaufman, third door east of the old town postofflce 29-tf Bay a useful Xmas present for your wife a One steel rane, and she will bless yon every day in the year: a carving let to prevent cruelty to animal; a pair of skates to suit young and old; a pocket knife for the boy ; a toy teel range tor the girl; a tine rasor for bubhy, aud all will be bap y, llkewlte, -Tbe old town hardware ntore, where you can select all thoe presents cheaper than anywhere else including a guarantee to quality. D. Wintcbnitc, 2T-tf Bridge St. SPECIAL NOTICES. FpOR SALE Two railroad tickets dlan ip jila, via Chicago, cheap. to in Apply SI -St at this office. Wanted a fim-cias woman cook. Enquire at Romero Mercantile com pany, gi-st T Ost A straw-' olored soltalre diamond fitre 't. Thn flndtir will 1 J rtnpr, on -lxth stre t. bx suitably rewarded hy leaving same at the San Miguel National bank. 81-St BUY A HOUSE S100 cash and tis a month for nlnnty six months, will pay for an eleKant, four-room house, having two clo -ets, outhouses, with ground; best of loca tion. Residence lots on Ove years' time. 3J-tf J. H. Tbitlkbaom. FOUND-A folding key. office. Inquire at this 7U TTtOK BALE Boarding houst furnHhed : AJ gooa location Enquire Ornc. 36-91 CARPET WKAVIVO We have ordered a fly-sliuitle carpet loom and will weave rag carpet, n'c, rura o.ade from old ln urriiln and hrussols carpet, silk curtains and table Hearts. Will keen asu olv of carnet ctMlnon ninfl. At resl lence, ion ot the street north of the Presbvtarlan church. 24 SOt . VVM. H -OOHTIItLD. FOR RENT A four room f u fntsbed cot tage on Zlon hlll.appiy to vf . B, Crlte. 16-tf. TTiOB REHT. Thres furnished rooms' for AJ uxnc nousekeeping, apply to Ben Lewis. 15-tf FOR RES r. The store on Bridge street toruurly ocuDled brus. ats't will sail uureauro store n&tare, Rosenthal Bro. -tr. NICELY furnished rooms for lUet-hous keeolnv. in dailrabla localitr. Un. Ilerzog's, Doui)ass av. WM. MALBOEUF. GneralMercliandise Harnsss, SaddleEtc, The best place in the City to bur your GROCERIES. The Dandy Wind Mill. J None Better. 1831. p. o. HOBSETT. HOCISETT, It ; . East Las Vegas, N. M. , ; - Property for sale. Investments made and enta oolleoted and Taxes paid. now on hand, which will be sold a little EAST LAS VEGAS. N. M. 86 inch best Domestic-Henrietta In nll shades, including black. 36-inch all wool Hulling In tbe leading shades at . ; - 36 inch all wool Cheviot in checks and stripes, at ' 10-inch nil wool Novelty Dress Goods, at - - 68 -inch - all wool Broad Cloth at - - - - 38 Inch extra heavy Bonnie Fields at - - '. - 36 Inch all wool Cashmere Fields at ' - An extra good qnnllty in Fancy Bilk Mixed Flat's, 88 Inch wide - Rosenwald's 21c 25c 25c 49c 59c 29c 49c 59c First National Bank, LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. JOSHUA 8. BATNOtDS, President JOHN W. ZOLLARS, Vice-President. A. B. SMITH, Cashier Accounts Ileceived Subject to Check. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. s 0 LAS Capital Paid in Surplus, i mguel unmi RM DB. J. M. CUNNINGHAM, President, FBAJffJC SPBLNGfiB, Vice-President. D. T. HOSKLNS, Cashier. JL . ' " F. B. JANUABT, Assistant Cashier. O" IHTEBK8T PAID OH T1MK PEPOBITS !JF THE LAS VEGAS SAVINGS BANK. tb.??m No deposit Latere t paid East Las Vegas holesale Grocers, Wool, ffides and Pelts. 3TL - "'Mri!. a,-; Ranch and Mining Suppliee, Pence Wire, Nails, Picks and Shovels. BLASTING g jHANT POWDER. Cement. Sheep Dips, Sulphur. Wool.Sacks. .Steel Hay Rakes. BAIN WAGONS. '4 m nth HI 4' Cloth Cape, light color, trimmed jyj ' with velvet - Heavy Cloth Double Cape, in brown, blue and black, at $2.25 $2.95 Extra heavy Beaver Cape tritn-tfjft nr med with cut Jet beads ' - vZ.WU A handsome tailor made cape trimmed with' Fearl Buttons and Braid, at - - $3.95 Ixtra heavy Beaver Cape in tan and light brown, interwoven with fancy braid, at . $4.25 $4.50 An extra long double cape in black and blue, trimmed with the newest fur and braid, at Flush Capes made of the finest Seal Flush and trimmed with the finest fur from $4.50 yp Lr fCi?jst- B ft. I V i-r r .-. V -:Ttek!OV'ji."--. I'. LI ' f. - a imhif Iri VEGAS. $100,000, 50,000. Hehbt Gokx, Prea H. W. Kelly, Vice Prea. D. X. Hoskim, Treaa. Paid up capital, $30,000. reoxlvarf nf ... n on all deposits of 6 and over. and Socorro. N. M. PLAZA HOTEL La V.(a., K.w Mexico. The only first-class house in th city, - Headquarters for stockmen. A. DUVAL. In charge of Cnlsine Department. Bate., 86o per meal; $8 per week. Tables supplies! 1th every thing the market affords. if CARRIAGE REPOSITORY. 1 The finest line of Carriage., Bnggl... If Landau, Suireys, Phsetons and Boad - Carts Id the Southwest, of the beel manufacture 1 Livery nd Feed Stable.. . RIDPF STREET, LAS WCt .- m BAEFNER & ROSSIER, . ' ... Agents for " I AND II I 111 Proprietors Soda Bottling Works. B. C. PITTENGER & CO. OTEAftl LAUrJDFlY. Goods called for rrl i1i;vertd, At 42 Cents. South Side Plaza.