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LIQUOR A!1Q CIS AFi DEALER A d Hoi Ac at for Bottltd in Bond. on DOl BOTTLL We handle evciyttug in our line A. complete illustrated price list sent free upon application. 1 hb lowest Priced Liquor House in the city. Billiard and pcol room in connec tion, on second floor. S. PATTY. General Hardware Dealer Jirloi Implements, Cook Stoves, hinges, Garden and Lawn Hone. THE GARLAND. The World's Best Steel Ranges. Slite" Din Tanks a Snecialf. ON SHORT NOTICE. BRIDGE 8T.I . LAS VEQA8, N M JOHN HILL, Manufacturer of Sash and Doors, Mouldings, Scroll Sawing, Sur ac2 and Matching, Planing Mill and Office, Got no r of National Street and Orand Evenue. East Las Vegas. Blauvelt's Metropolitan Tonsorial Parlors, 115 CENTER BTKEET AND 51 DOUO- I.AS ABNCE A C SCHMIDT tfanufantnrer of Wasoiis - CarriasBs Heavy Hardwaro, fivory Kind ot wajjoo mterji on nant isAahnoiflff All d reualrlns a spsolult? &rajd and Maosansrus Areo'dM. Basl L a Dan Rodes' . Hack Line BeBt hack service in the city Meets all trains. Calls promptly attended. Oftice at L. IS. Cooloy'i Llverf stahla Qo to the - - Old Reliable Second Hand Store Of W. E. Urites, Wyman Block, to buy nr sell alt goods Id our Hue. Or w will ell the entire business on term, to iuii. UPHOLSTERING. J. R. McMahan Window Shades made to fit all sizes of windows. First-class work guaranteed. If you have anything tig to sell, seo me, east side of bridge. Las Vegas 'Phone 74, UPHOLSTERING. Las Vegas Phone 131. Colorado Phone 131 - Las Vegas Roller Mills, J. R. SMITH, Proprietor, Wholesale and Retail dealer In Flour, Grata, Corn Meal, Bran, WHEAT, ETC. Highest cash price paid for Milling Wkeat, Colorado Seed W heat for Sale In Season. Las Vegas New Hex. ill Contractor and Biiife uOiadirliiu au wo WANTED. T ANTKU-A MESS '(K(K FOR RANCH. Apply to Hrowue A ilanunum to. 4rtif "lyANTKIl-TO RKNTOK LEA!E, A STONE ' qiiHrrv, one mid one-half mll-s w-t of tnwn. lor particulars iuiulreof 1). Baca at 1 homuMm's (red store. to-lm TANTKI. -Position by rxpt-i icnced lMk ii kwiM-r ami iMHtirraplHT. A 1 city rvf- erence. Addrtss L, can- Uptlc. tatf WANTED.-FI I'ILS IN VOCAL AND 1N strumcntal muic. B-st of rvfervnes. Apply to Mrs. F. E. Wilt at Mrs. O'Krrfe's risldtnce. 32-ml FOR RENT FOR RKNT.-A SIX RiKM HOV8E ON Fourth St. Apply at 425 Third St 4fltf t ORRENT.-AHVKKOOM ADOBE HOUSE X1 Apply toE J. Hoi lings worth, B-M. Co 41 IX)B RFNT- TWO FURNISHED ROOMS ' (or HicUt house-keeping. Apply at this office. mt FOR RENT. A NINE ROOM FURNISHED house In old town, wlth.use of horse and bunny- Apply at tills office. tuf IXR RENT. An upstair room In private family, furnished for light house-keeping. Apply at tills office. iHtt CPOR RENT-TWO FIVE ROOM HOUSES J" onllldenst. InnuireA. T. Honors. era, Jr. 41-tf omce over uraai jnoore s grocery. 17H)R RENT. A NICELY FURNISHED front room, facing south, with nrivllt-ge ofbatb. per month. Apply at this 0fHce.3tw3 TX)R RENT. TWO SOUTH FRONT ROOMS J 714 Main street 35-tf FOR SALE FORSALE.-A FRESH JERSEY COW WITH calf three weeks old. lnqulreof R. O. U. upticomce. to-zi TTOR BALE. SECOND-HAND GOODS OF JT all kinds. E. Banner, second-hand store, facing east ou 1 ouutuin square. 4o-lm JrOR SALE. SADDLE PONY AND 8AD ' die. Inquire of John Ott. 43-4t T70R 8ALE.-8CHOOL DESKS, DOUBLE A and i . Kood as new. and Dine benches: also, a large bell.sultableforchurch or school. Address this office. Kill TOR SALE SEVENTY-FIVE FEET OF 1 Improved property on Bridge street at H due, now paying v per montn rent; leasea t good tenants. For particulars address K," Optic office. stc-u FOR SALE 80 ACRES FINE MEADOW and alfalfa land, six room bouse, shed. stables, grain room and a pasture adjoining, one-half mile suuare. good water right, pro perty within half a nilleofeast Bide postal srjr.d title. Price 115,000. Also about 70 acres - f land, Ave acres seeded to alfalfa, Just tL 3 place for a dairy, east of tie presery-r.fwc,-ks, ttrst class title, price (3,000. A strip of land on Mora road near Harkness' place, price (3,000. Call at Optic office for address. 172-tf MISCELLANEOUS LOST. BLACK COCKER SPANIEL, FIVE J months old, tall almut six Inches long, answers to the nameof Jerry. Rewardoffered. Notify N . T. A., Optic office. 43-lw RTHlTRCrERB, TRAINED NURSE AND Masseur. Treatment and baths a spec ialty. Graduate of Grace Hospital. Resi dence corner Sixth anc Natlonul streets. East Las Vegas. 'Phone 'St. 2o-lm C CHOOL OF COMMERCE-DAY AND O night sessions. Both sexes. Evening sessions. Monduy, Wednesday and Friday. 7;30. Address, W. L. Edwards, Principal, Las Vegas, N. M. 8-tf SHORT ORDER-OPEN DAY AND NIGHT Fresh oysters in any style everything the market affords servecf strictly first-class Opera Cafe, Geo. E. Mnrkham, Prop, 2"4-tf TOURISTS WHILE AT THE SPRINGS GO to 1. Flnnri. tho livervman at the north east corner of the Springs park and, hire a good, gentle sad lie pony or more than 'gentle burro. 134-tf CASH PAID FOR ALL KINDS OF SECOND hand wagons, buggies, saddles and har ness. If you have anything In that line, call and we A. J. Yenx. successor to A., weit on Bridge street. sm-ii SOCIETIES. EL DORADO LODGE NO. 1. K. of P., meets I every Monday at 8 p. m., at their Castle Hull third floor Clement s block, cor. Sixth Street and Grand Avenue. T.B.McNair. O. O. Geo. shield, k. oi k. b. WOODMEN OF THE WORLD, MONTE luma Camp No. 2, meets first and third Wednesdays of each month In r. O. A. U. M hall. Visiting sovs. f reccrdJa'17 Invited J( EH iM.RHillLL, 0. O 8. R. Dkabth, Clem B. P. O. E. MEETS FIRST AND THIRD Thursday evenings, each month, at Sixth Street Lodi iOdge room. Visiting brothers rarrilallv Invited. UKO. X . UODLiU, E.XU1MH1 XkUier. T. E. Blauvelt, Bec'y. T O. O. F. LAS VEGAS LODGE NO. 4, meets 1 everv Mondav evening at their nan, sixtneueei. All visitins Dretnren are cor dially Invited to nttedd. W. 11. SCHUlM. N. U. H. T. Unsei.l. Bec'v. W. E. CK1TES, ireas W. A. Givems, Cemetery Trustee. R EBEKAH LODGE, I. O. O. F. MEETS Rcond and fourth Thursday evenings of each month at the I. O. O. K. hall. Mrs. Sofia Anderson, N.Q. Mrs. Clara Bei.l. Bec'v. A. O. U. W., DIAMOND LODGE NO. 4, meets first and third Tuesday even inm nnch month. In Wvman Block , Douglas avenue. Visiting brethren cordially Invited. M. J. CROWLEY, M. W. Geo. W. Notes. Recorder. A. J. Wirts, Financier TT nPR IflnfiB NO a. DEGREE OF HONOR. XI Meets First and I Third t ridays in a. v. U. W. Hall. Mas. Nettie Jameson, Recorder, EASTERN STAR, REGULAR OOMMUNI catlons second and fourth Thursday evenings of each month. All visiting brothers and sisters are coroiauy lnvisea. Mrs. Joi.ia A. Gregory, Worthy Matron, Mrs. Geo. Selby, Treasurer. Miss Blanche Rothobd. Sec' v. AF. & A. M. CHAPMAN LODGE NO. 8, . ltAffiilnF mmmunlcatlos held on third Thursdays ot each month, in the Masonic Temple. visiting oretnren iraiernany idtimju. Johm Hill, W. M O. H. Sporlider, Bec'y. LAS VEGAS OOMMANDRY NO. t, REG ular communications second Tuesdys of eacb moth. Visiting Knights cordially welcomed. Li. U. Webb, E.G. Q. A. Rotbqeb, Rec f AS VEGA8 ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER Li No. 3. Regular convocations first Mon n each month. Yttiiiii I lnoni ally invited. H. M I VHP, 1 .1 .) UorrnEisTER. Sec y. BUSINESS DIRECTORY ATTORNEYS AT LAW. EORGK F. HONKY. ATTUKNKI-Al-T Law and Assistant United States Attor ney, omce ft. w. corner pnu.a, in naza notei building. tT ILLIAMB. BUNKER, ATTORN E Y-A T- V law, 1U, Sixth Street, over baa Migue National uanic, nasi Las vegas,n. m. TIKANK SPRINGER. ATTORNEY -AT- JP law. Office 1 Union Block, Sixth Street, East Las Vegas, N. Jtt. T O. FORT, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, Office, U Wyman Block, East Las Vegas, N. M. E V. LONG, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Office Wyman Bl ck, East Las Vegas, H. n. Tt J. SMITH. ATTORNEY AND OOUN 15 seloratLaw. Office 107 Sixth street, E. Las Vegas. N. M. PHYSICIANS. J.TOWNSEND. M. D., OFFICE AND RES- kj Klence corner Finn and National, soutn of Montezuma park. Calls promptly attended day or nignt. -im- SIKTISTS. l-VR. H. S. BROWNTON. fsuccesssr to B M U Williams), Bridge Street. Las Vega New Mexico. BABBKK SHOPS. TV ARLOR BARBERSHOP, CENTER Street. JL O. L. Gregory, Proprietor. Only ski ed workmen employed, connection. Hot and Cold paths In BAXX3. s AN MIGUEL NATIONAL BANK, SIXTH Street ana urana Aveuue. rTr? food m ach poisonous refuse, Hus tttcr'a fStom :h liittere will teste, tti s;:i::l and keep It from becom ing weak. For Oo years it has bn the cham champion uf health. Try it. K STOMACH Fitters Territorial Topics. H. D. Van Allen, who came to island from Michigan , died at that camp Saturday of Intestinal obstruc tion. Dr. Massie, of Santa Fe, had been summoned to perform- an oper ation, but too late to save the patient Four couples were married at Sil ver City last week. Miss Margaret Forsythe was married to Walter Clay ton; Miss Maggie Fleury wed William Franks, and Mrs. J. F. Paaey to Wil liam H. Jack. The fourth wedding was that of Arthur B. Clark and Miss Verdia Leffler. B. M. Read has filed a suit in eject ment in the court for Rio Arriba coun ty. The suit is entitled Isaac Mon tano de Atencio vs. Vicente Montano. The plaintiff asserts that the defend ant Is in possession of a piece of pat ented land in Rio Arriba county be longing to the plaintiff. Last week on the Boston stock ex change, 6,440 shares of the Cochlti Gold Mining company's stock, of the Cochitl district, of the par value of $10, were sold at from $10.00 to $12. 75 per share. Of the Santa Fe Gold & Copper Mining company, of San Pe dro, Santa Fe county, 8,299 shares of $10 par value were sold at from $4.60 to $6.00. Federclo Armljo, Seferino Sabidar and Pedro Armljo are feported to be in jail at San Marcial, charged with having broken Into a car of ore at Engle. E. J. Eitrim, conductor of the train, discovered that the government seals on one car had been tampered wrth. inside it the three robbers were found. They were placed un der arrest and the car was locked At San Marcial the officers was noti fied of the coming of the men, who were taken off and placed in Jail. Deputy Sheriff Huber returned to Santa Fe Tuesday evening from Taos county, where he arrested Eulogio Aguilar, his two sons, Juan Jose Agui- lar and Rubel Aguilar, and Manuel Medino on a bench warrant. The men are living in Rio Arriba county, and are accused of having at a dance near OJo Sarco, December 21, stabbed Martin Vigil and Trinidad Vigil with Intention, of killing them. Trinidad Vigil is very low with a knife wound in the region of the heart, and is not expected to live. All the parties con cerned are said to have been Intoxi cated when the stabbing occurred. The -defendants have retained Hon, B. M. Read to appear for them. The prisoners waived a hearing, and Judge McFie placed the four under bond of $1,000 for appearance before the next session of the grand Jury. As a cure for rheumatism Chamber lain's Pain Balm is gaining a wide reputation. D. B. Johnston of Rich mond, Ind., has been troubled with that ailment since 1862. In speak ing of it he says: "I never found any thing that would relieve me until I used Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It acts like magic with me. My foot was swollen and paining me very much but one good application of Pain Balm relieved me. For sale by K. D. Goodall, Druggist. The resting place of Daniel De- Foe Is In the heart of one of London's busiest quarters, about a Quarter of a mile from the Bank of England. French Tansy Wafers, the world's famous remedy for Irregular and pain ful periods of ladies; are never fail lng and safe. Married ladies' friend, French Tansy Wafers are the only re liable female remedy in the world Imported from Paris; take nothing else, but insist on genuine; In red Wrappers with crown trade mark. La France Drug company, importers, 108 Turk St., San Francisco. For sale by O. G. Schaefer, druggist, sole agent Las Vegas, N. M., Opera House corner. - Often when Paterfamilias gets daughter off his hands he has to put a son-in-law on his feet. Shade Trees for Sale. For native shade trees Pat Young can furnish you any tree you want Now is the time to set them. He guarantees to replace all trees that fall to grow. Address Pat Young, East Las Vegas, Postoffice, and he will call for your order. 8-3m A club Is now being formed In Paris tne memDers or wnicn swear never to shake hands with anyone unless wearing gloves. HARPER Whiskey is rapidly be coming the national beverage. It'i the one thing all parties agree upon, Republicans, Democrats, Populists, Even the "know-nothing" party knows one thing; the merits of HAR PER WHISKEY. Sola by J. B. Mackel, Las Vegas, N. M.; W. W. Rawlins, East Las Vegas, N. M. i Yes, Maudie dear, singers use tar drops to give their voice the proper pitch. Now run away and play. COCOA FLEE ! HEALTHFUL!! '";. L .. . .-4. AUWYSUSE A i Wn ideal university out oi Union Theo- oglcal Seminary, New York, has pen begun. For Sale. Established paying general mer cantile buhinesg located In one of the best points in New Mexico. Post of fice in store. You can either buy or lease the realestate with Improve ments which consist of a six room res idence, one store house 40x60 with good cellar, good store and post office fixtures, stables, corrals with 320 acres land goat pasture. Several par ties made fortunes there. The real estate can be bought by paying ten per cent cash, balance on nine yearly payments with six per cent interest cn deferred payments.. The real es tate Is owned by a non-reeldent. the present occupant will sell on account of having other business. The busi ness will bear the closet Investigation For particulars address B care Optic. 22 tf Mrs. H. M. North, the dressmaker, as moved from 318 N. Grand avenue to 329 N. Railroad avenue, and re spectfully solicits the patronage of ladles desiring to have work done. Reduced rates for the next 30 days. 17-lm British Columbia has subscribed over $3,000 for the relatives of the roops ordered to South Africa. My son has been troubled for years with chronic diarrhoea. Sometime ago I pursuaded him to take some of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. After using two bottles of the 25-cent size be was cured. I give this testimonial, hop ing some one similarly afflicted may read it and be benefitted. Thomas C. Bower. Glencoe, O. For sale by K. D. Goodall, Druggist. Among needed New Year resolu tions is the coal man's, who might mend his weighs. K. D. Goodall, Druggist, guarantees every bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and will refund the money to any one who is not satisfied after using two-thirds of the contents. This Is the best remedy in the world for la grippe, coughs, colds, croup, and whooping cough and is pleasant and safe to take. It prevents any tenden cy of a cold to result in pneumonia. The population of the FIJI Islands in 1898 was 121,738, of which 3,927 tvere Europeans. Notice of Publication. Homestead Entry No. 4337. Department of the Interior, Land Ofllce at Santa Fe, N. M., December 1st, 1899. Notice is hereby given that the fol lowing named settler has filed no tice of bis intention to make final proof in support of bis claim, and that said proof will be made before the probate judge of San Miguel county at Las Vegas, N. M., on January 11th, 1900, Viz: ' Antonio Grlego for the NW4 Sec. 15, T. 14, N., R. 22, E. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence up on and cultivation of said land, viz: Luis Romero y Lobato, of Gallinas Springs, Antonio Maestas, of Gallinas prings, N. M., Atanacio Sena.ofLas Vegas, Agustin Delgado, of Las Vegas MANUEL R. OTERO, Register. 24-30t A pound of cork will sustain in the water a man weighing 154 pounds, Holiday Rates. For the holidays a raterof one fare for the round trip will to In effect to all points on the Santa Fe in New Mexico, including El Paso. Texas, and points in Colorado within 200 miles Dates of sale December 23. 24. 25, 30 31 and January 1st. All tickets limit ed to January 2, 1900. Meeting Educational Association Santa Fe, N. M., December JL7-29, 1899. Open rate of one fare for the round trip. Dates of sal- December 26 and 27. Return HmUed to Jan uary 2. Meeting New Mexico C!irlsti.n En deavor Society, Albuquerque, N. M., December 30 and 31, 1899 Onen rate of one fare for the round trip. Dates of sale December 29, 30 and 31, 1899 Return limited to Januanr 2, 1900, C. F. JONtW, A pent Second-hand and misfit clothing all wool and Just the thing to keep you warm this winter, guaranteed not to contain any shoddy, for sale cheap by J.-B. Allen, Lie tailor, Grand avenue. 29-tf Fewer than 19,000 harvesters went over to England and Scotland last summer. Men who speculate in stocks are divided into three classes: Bulls, bears and asses. The California Limited Chicago to Los Angeles in only 2 days. Pullmans, Dining Car, Buffett -Smoking Car (with Barber Shop). Observation Car (with. Ladies' Parlor). Vestibuled and electric lighted throughout. Four Times a Week. Mondays, Fridavs, Thursdays and Saturdays, beginning Nov. 9th. Santa Fe Route Chas. F. Jones, Agert, Las Vegas. Mi- The board of county commissioners met at 10 o'clock a. m., Aug. 8, 1839, pursuant to adjournment. - Present, Commissioners Wm. Frank chairman, and Epitacio Quintana; erk by deputy and interpreter. Absent, Commissioner A. T. Rogers. The application of Filomeno Gon- tales for position as Janitor of the court house was received and ordered to be filed for future reference. The treasnrer and ex-officio collec tor was ordered to seggregate from the assessment of C. W. Brown, as- Igned, and to receive all taxes due lot 2, In Block 2, Blanchard and Co's. addition in Precinct No. 29, from David Winternitz, present owner of said lot. - Now comes Messrs. C. C. Glse and Max Nordhaus, and request the board to have bridges constructed across the Estancia Arroyos, near Romero ville. , Action was refused on such re quest, by the board, there not being sufficient money in the road and Collections during July, 1899, for County Court Funded debt Roads and Bridges Judgments.. .'. General School Special School District No. 1. pecial School District No. 4... Penalty East Las Vegas General East Las Vegas Special...... Totals Collections during June, 1899, County Court. .. Funded Debt. Funded Debt 1889.... Bounty. Wild Animal Roads and Bridges : Judgments General School Territorial Purposes Territorial Institutions .' Cattle Indemnity East Las Vegas General East La3 Vegas Special , Totals Collections during July, 1899, for County ' Court unded Debt ." Funded Debt 1889 past due coupons. Wild Animal Bounty Roads and Bridges Judgments Special School District No. 1 Special School District No. 4 Penalty Territorial Purposes East Las Vegas General East Las Vegas Special Totals Collections during June and July, County Court Funded Debt Funded debt 1889. . City Certificates rtoads and Bridges Judgments Ceneral School : Special School District No. 1 Special School District No. 4 Penalty. ' Territorial Purposes. Sheep Sanitary Fund East Las Vegas General East Las Vegas Special Special School District No." 2. ...... . Totals Of County Commissioners of Sin guel County, N. M. ... Collections during June 1899, for year 1898. County 1,150.94 5 46.03 8 1,104.90 7 Court..... 1,539.014 61.56 1,477.454 Funded Debt 1,846.15 5 73.84 1,772.30 9 funded debt 1889 984.56 8 39.38 3 945.18 5 City Certificates 72.20 4 2.88 9 69.315 Roads and Bridges ; 179.217 7.169 172.048 Judgments 767.96 8 30.71 9 737.24 9' General School L280.09 6 51.20 4 1,228.89 2 Special School District No. 1 171.359 6.854 164.50 b" Special School District No. 4 179.34 7.17 3 172.16 7 Special School District No. 49 .' 3.53 14 2 3.38 8 Territorial Purposes 3,583.85 7 143.35 4 3,440.50 3 Territorial Institutions , 1,048.78 7 41.951 1,006 SJ 6 Special Tax 640.00 9 25.60 614.40 9 Capitol Contingent Sinking Fund.... 255.97 4 10.23 9 245.73 5 Cattle Indemnity 148.64 2 5.94 2 142.60 Sheep Sanitary Fund 36.16 3 1.44 7 . 34.716 East Las Vegas General 1,357.36 1 54.29 4 1,303.06 7 East Las Vegas Special....;... 730.62 9 29.22 5 701.40 4 Special School District No. 2.... 674.23 1 26.969 647.262 Totals $16,649,94 9 1665.99 8 $15,983,95 1 Licenses reported in July state Collections during July 1899, of County. Court . . Funded Funded Debt debt 1889 City Certificates Roads and Bridges Judgments.. General School Special School District No. 1 Special School District No.' 4...... Penalty Territorial Purposes , Territorial Institutions Special Tax Capitol Contingent Sinking Fund... Cattle Indemnity Cattle Sanitary Fund ; . . . East Las Vegas General East Las Vegas Special..... Special School District No. 2... Totals. Licenses for June and July, 1899: General School....... School Districts Fund. School County Fund... -L The folloving accounts were ap proved: Adelaldo Gonzales, ex-assessor, against Tsrritory of New Mexico, Four per cent commission made on tax collections made In April, 18S9 on afsessmc-nt of 1898, total collections, $554.16; commission $22.16. Fou1' per cent commission on tax collections made in May, 1899, on as sesrment of 1898, total collections, $4ri3.03 4; commission, 18.12 1. Four per cent commission on tax collections made in June, 1899 on as sssment of 1898, total collection, $5,- Tho records of proceedings of the board at meetings held on June 5, 6, 7, 13, 16, and 17, ult. were read and approved. The board then adjourned until 2 o'clock p. m. today. AFTERNOO.V SESSION. The board of county commissioners met at 2 o'clock p. m. pursuant to adjournment. All members of the board, clerk by deputy, and Interpreter, were pres ent. On complaint made to the board, the justice of the peace and ex-offlclo road supervisor of precinct Noa. 58, 16 and 39, were ordered to be notified by the clerk, to repair the public roads in their respective precincts. Now comes Margarlto Romero, treasurer and ex-officio collector and presents to the board statements of '.he collection of taxes and licenses for the months of Jpne and July, IS99; and said statements having been examined by the 'board, were ordered to be filed by the clerk, and entered on the record of proceedings of the board at this meeting; said state ments being as follows, to-wit: years 1885 to 1894, Inclusive. Total Com- Bal. Due Collections missions Treasury 470.93 18.84 452.09 81.55 3.26 78.29 191.71 " 7.67 184.04 10.89 44 10.45 69.31 2.77 66.64 16.07 64 15.43 12.01 ,48 11.63 6.67 27 6.40 1.85 07 1.78 29.65 1.19 28.46 13.25 53 12.72 $ 903.89 $ 36.16 $ 867.73 year 1895: 5.79 3 23.3 5.56 1 6.928 27 7 6.65 1 7.20 9 " 28 8 6.92 1 5.65 4 22 6 5.42 8 12 7 00 5 12 2 1.393 056 1.33 7 16.20 5 64 8 15.55 7 5.783 23 1 5.65 2 13.86 9 55 5 13.31 4 4.03 8 16 2 3.87 6 09 5 00 4 '091 651.65 22.06 6 629.58 4 206.85 8.274 198.676 825.59 4 33.02 4 792.57 year 1896: . 72.94 2.92 70.02 84.53 s .3.38 81.15 160.30 6.41 153.89 76.32 3.05 73.27 8.49 34 8.15, 19.76 .78 18.98 98.57 3.95 94.62 1.52 06" 1.45 10.72 43 10.29 27 01 26 283.6.7 11.35 272.32 684.50 . 27.38 657.12 347.26 3.89 333.37 1,848.84 73.95 1,774.89 1899, of year 1897: 210.05 6 177.191 147.69 2 118.127 8.82 5 20.67 8 147.69 3 150.90 3 4T63 5 14.64 7 85 6 635.63 7 14.614 743.38 3 274.941 133.26 8 2,803.14 6 8.402 7.088 6..90 8 4.72 5 35 3 82 7 5.906 6.03 6 18 5 58 6 03 4 25.42 6 58 5 29.73 6 10.99 8 5.331 112.12 6 201.65 4 170.10. 3 141.78 4 113.40 2 8.47 2 19.851 141.78 7 127.937 4.45 14.061 82 2 610.211 14.02 9 713.64 7 263.94 3 144.86 7 2,691.02 ment: year 1898: 644.04 2 25.76 2 618.28 858.26 8 34.33 823.93 8 1,072.46 ' 42.89 8 1,029.56 2 672.18 8 22.88 8 549.30 42.89 4 1.716 41.17 8 100.13 7 4.00 5 96.13 2 582.36 23.29 4 553.06 6 715.23 3 28.60 9 686.62 4 . 38.16 1.52 6 36.63 4 189.67 5 7.58 7 ' 182.08 8 13.28 8 53 2 12.75 6 2,002.651 80.10 6 1,922.54 5 586.40 5 23.45 6 562.94 9 357.616 14.30 5 343.311 143.03 9' 5.72 2 137.317 18.321 73 3 . 17.68 8 67.489 2.70 64.789 980.40 2 39.21 6 941.18 6 527.53 8 21.10 2 506.43 6 764.77 30.59 734.18 $10,27693 6 $411,07 7 $ 9,865,85 8 792.92 31.72 761.20 733.33 29.33 7D4.00 0 151.25 - .0S 145.20 $ 1,677.50 $ 67.10 $ 1,610.40 713,332; commission, $222.53.3. Four per cent commission on tax collections made in July, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total colectlons $3,175,52 1; commission, $127,02 2. Adelaido Gonzales, ex-assessor, vs, City of Las Vegas, N. M. Four per cent commission on tax collections made in April, 1899, on as- BAasmenf. of 1897. total collections, $99.82; commission, $3,99 3. " Four per cent commission on tax collections made in May, 1899, on as sessment of 1S97, total collections,$ll 10; commission, $ .44 4. M M CO Mill Departments Now Organized: GRADUATE SCHOOL, NORMAL TRAINING. KINDERGARTEN TRAINING. MANUAL TRAINING. ACADEMIC SCHOOL. LATIN SCIENTIFIC. ENGLISH. COMMERCIAL SCHOOL. Winter Term Begins Monday, January i, 1900. EDGAR L. IIEWETT, lWt, Las Vegas, N. M. Four per cent commission on tax collection made in June and July, 1899 on assessment of 1897, total collection $1,018,32 4; commission, $40,73 4. Four per cent commission on tax collections made in April 1899, on as sessment 1898, total collections $260,311; commission, $10,412. Four per cent commission on tax collections made in May, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $222,65 8; commission, $8,90 6. Four per cent commission on tax collections made In June, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections $2,088.09; commission, $83.51.9. Four per cent commission on tax collections made in July, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $1,507.94; commission,. $60.31 8. Adelaido Gonzales, ex-assessor, vs. School district No. 2. Four per cent commission on tax collections during April, 1899, on as sessment of 1897, total colectlons, $49,90 9; commission, $1,99 6. Four per cent commission on tax collections during May, 1899, on as sessment of 1897, total collections $5.65; commission, $ .22 2. Four per cent commission on tax collections during June and July; 1899 on assessment of 1897, total collec tions, $133,26 8; commission, $5.33. Four per cent commission on tax collections during April, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $130,15 5; comlssion, $5,20 6. Four per cent commission on tax collections during May, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $111.33; commission, $4,45 3. Four per cent commission on tax collections during June, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $674,23 1; commission, $26,96 9. Four per cent commission on tax collections during July ,1899, on sessment of 1898, total collections, $764.77; commission, $30.59. Adelaido Gonzales, ex-assessor, vs. the County of San Miguel. Four per cent commission on tax collections -during March, 1899, on as sessment of 1897,- total collections, $76,44 6; commission, $3,05 7. Four per cent commission on tax collections during April, 1899 on as sessment of 1897, total collections, $356,18 6; commission, $14,24 7. Four per cent commission on tax collections during May, 1899, on as sessment of 1897, total collections, $72,30 5; commission, $2,89 2. Four per cent commission on tax collections during June and July, 1899, on assessment of 1897, total col lections, $1,651,55 4; commission, $66,06 1. Four per cent commission on tax collections during March, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections, 1,087.32 5; commission, $43,49 3. Four per cent commission on tax collections during April, 1899 on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $832,88 8; commission, $33,316. Four per cent commission on tax collections during May, 1899 on as sessment of 1898, total collections, $691.65; commission, $27,66 7. Four per cent commission on tax collections during June, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total colllectlons, $8,174 . 39 6 ; commission, $326 . 97 7 . Four per cent commission on tax collections during July, 1899, on as sessment of 1898, total collections. $4,828,70 5; commission, $193,14 7. Precinct No. 16, Guadalupe Ortiz, bringing ballot box, election of 1898 40 miles at 5c, $2.00. Precinct No. 26, Ike Davis, 64 yards of bunting at 7c $4.48. The following warrants were order ed drawn: No. 102, Eaubijon Patron, service election, 1898, $2.00. No. 103, Antonio Subias, road su pervisor, 1898, $5.00. No. 104, Antonio Subias, Justice of the Peace court fees, 1898, $12.00 No. 105, Zacarias Valdez, Justice of the Peace court fees. 1898, $3.00 No. 106, Jose G. Garcia, service election, 1898, $5.00. No. 107, J. de la C. Pino, service election. 1898, $2.00. No. 108, Guadalupe Ortiz, service election, 1898, $2.00. " No. 109, Guadalupe Ortiz; service" carrying ballot box, 1898, $2.00. No. 110, Juan Valencia, service election, 1898, $2.00 No. Ill, L. Guana, service election, 1898, $2.00. No. 112, Adelaido Gonzales, ex-assessor, commission on 1897 assess ments, $83.20. No. 113, Adelaido Gonzales, ex-assessor, commission 'on 1898, assess ments. $203.60. On written application of Felipe Delgado y Lucero, the Board appoint ed his son, Lorenzo, as cadet from San Miguel county, N . M . , to the New Mexico Military Institute at Ros well, N. M. The board then adjourned until to morrow morning at 10 o'clock a. m. Aug9, 1899. Attest: WILLIAM FRANK Chairman. GREGORIO VARELA, Clerk, By Robt. L. M. Ross, Deputy. In the mails recently received in Milwaukee were the ashes of a wo man nf that cltv who died while visit- ' 1'ig Germany and was cremated there. 111 llllll'Ulf 1 EI...'1"" i Santa Fe Time li. euro No. 1 Pat, amy li 46 p. m. Dip 1:45 p.m No. IT Pass, arrive !.- p. m. No SS Freight ;S0 . m. T:00 a.a. OALDmaV'4 LIMITED. Arrives at tM a. m.aad departs at 4:05 a. m. on Monday, Thursday, Friday ant Saturday. Buraooiro. No. a Pais, arrive 1:30 p. a. Dsb. 1 16O p. m. No. Pass, arrlvt 4:05 a. . Dep. 4:10 a. a. No. M Freight T-.IO a, a. No. S3 is Dsaver trilo ; No. 1 Is California aad No. 17 ths Mexico trill. East bound California limited, Monday Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday .arrive 8:43 a. m. Dep. 3.90 a. m. ; Banta Fe branck trains coaaect with Nes. 1, 1 8, 4. 17 and !. HOT SPRINGS BRANCH. Lt Las Vagast:00 a. a. Ar Hot Springs 9 :J0 a. a Lv Las Vegas 11:S0 a a. Ai Hot Springs U :00 a Lt Las Vegas l:fS p m. Ar Hot Springs 1: Kp a Lv Las Vegas 3:90 p a. Ar Hot Springs 4:00 p a LT Las Vegas 5:00 p a. Ar Hot Spring! 5:30 p a Lt Hot Springs 9:40 a a. Ar Las Vsgas 10:10 a m Lt Hot Springs tt :15 p a. Ar Las Vegas 18:46 p m Lt Hot Springs 8:05 p a. Ar Las Vegas 8:30 p in Lt Hot Springs 4:10 pa, Ar Las Vegas 4:40 p m Lt Hot Springs 55 p a. At Las Vegas 1:00 p m Not. 1 sod 2, California aad AUaaUo express, laTe Pullman pal see drawlng-rooa ears, loartii ilseplng ears and coaches between Chicago and Los Angeles, Sea Diego and San Francisco, and No.'s 17 and tt have Pallas palace ears and 10 aches between Chicago aad the City of Mexico. - Round trip tickets to points aetOTsr lbS alien at 10 per cent redaction. Commutation tickets between Las Vegas and Hot Springs, 10 rides $1.00. Good M days. CHAS. T. JONIS. $2,500 Reward I It is understood that there exists In this county a band ot highwaymen who have organized tor the purpose of robbing some ot the business hous es and bank: of this city and sever al of our prominent business men and Institutions have decided to use their efforts to apprehend and convict, un der the law any persons who may; commit any such crimes in our midst. A fund of $2,500 has been raised for the purpose of being used as a re ward for the arrest and conviction of any person or persons who may here after commit any such crime in either Las Vegas or East Las Vegas, and within a few days a reward for the ar rest, and conviction of such offenders will be offered by the governor of the territory ot New Mexico, this reward to be paid out of the fund raised by our citizens. The governor Is ex pected here within a short time to con fer with our citizens and formally of fer the reward. 23-tf Las Vegas 'Phone 152. Colorado 'Phone 152 JOHN BOOTH, Illackman East Las Vegas Hack Line. Will call for all Trans. 0 o Calls promptly attended to Home Comfort Steel Ranges, Tht Best on Earth Alt the Ware all the pipe and a zinc, and everything pertaining to th ranaa furnished free of charge. We make the most reasonable terms; In fact terms to suit yourself. All of our ranges guaranteed. If not satisfied, range can bo returned and your old stove will bo put back free of charge. Office and Ranges on exhibition at Opera House Block, rear of Schaefer's Drug Store. - Notice to Taxpayers. Under the law 1 am compelled to bring suit against all persons whose taxes on property In Mora county have become delinquent Property owners can save all costs of publica tion, court costs, etc., by paying at once. After suit Is brought and Judg ment obtained, under the new law the property will be turned over to the sheriff and sold to the highest bidder. The taxes for 1899 are now due, and all parties who desire to receive the benefit of the 5 per cent discount on the payment of the last half of the 1899 taxes, can do so by paying same not later than December 31st, 1899. JUAN B. MARTINEZ, 27-22tv Collector.