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3 Ths Lstsst Ty;: Fscss Brings business. If you want jyj to buy anything, rent any. jjj ft thin?, sell anything, the best (. and quickest results are to be g ji had through The Optic wants. A H If 'W ( IVTrj&nnTrvf i are used ia The Optic's Job Department, so you can depend on it that your work will be 1 turned out with tin up j-date- rjess not to be excelled.1' ' iL ill & VOL. XXI. a AST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 28. 1900. NO. 193 1 SEYMOUR SAFE A I I IrN I N mWel dated Junc 17th, saying: t K A. A l JL W 4. t t 2 Reaches Tlcn Tsln With 62 Kill ed and 321 Wounded; 10,000 Men Under Russian Colo ' nel Relieve Him RUSSIANS IN SORE STRAITS Financial Crisis Coming, Aug mented by Death of Muravleff and Chinese Situation. RUSSIA BEGINS MOBILIZING Che Foo, June 28 Admiral Sey mour's expedition has been relieved, having failed to connect with Pekin. There Is no news from Pekln. Rus sian Colonel Schtelle, commanding the combined forces of 10,000 men, sup posed to be proceeding to Pekin. Sey mour's expedition is returning to Tien Tsln. His force suffered greatly. It is estimated that 60,000- Chinese troops are at Pekin. St. Petersburg, June 28 The minis ter of war received the following from Admiral Alexieff dated, Port Arthur June 27th: "During the night ot June 25th, a Metachment of four companies of Russians, Col. Schivinsky com manding, and same number of for- , eigners went to the relief of Admiral Seymour and brought 200 of his wounded to Tien Tsin." London, June 28. A dispatch from Moscow to Wesminster "Gazette," says: Boxer troubles and death of Count Muravieff greatly accentuated difficulties in the" financial situation of Russia which is in such a critical state as to arouse the gravest anxiety Benin, june z vorwaerts says: From an absolutely reliable source we hear that the Russian war ministry nas sent an military and civil authoti- ties of Russia, telegraphic secret or ders to prepare everything for mobili- zation. Jndon, June 28 A telegram from Jardlne, Mattheson & Co., dated Shan- gnai, this afternoon, suggests that ministers are still at Pekin but admits Wiere is no news from the capital. A leiegram aans: "Admiral Seymour ai rived at Tien Tsin with 321 of his lorce wounded, besides eixtv-two kilt ed. Damage done to Tien Tsin much exaggerated. Shanghai quiet." utner dispatches from Shanghai reiterate the announcements of massa cres or native Christians in inland districts, which rival Armenian hor rors. New York, June 28 Two cablegrams were received by the Presbyterian board of foreign missions this morning The first from Shanghai read: "Wei Hen destroyed. Foreigners escaped. Presbyterian board had $40,000 worth ot property in Wei Hen." The othor cablegram came from Che Foo Btated- ijoueiiBiem at snanghai, Fenns at Pekin. Rev. E. C. Lobenstein was stationed at Nankin." Cablegram also stated: "No word received from renin or V&o Tlu Fu. Washington, June 28 The following """""" ws received this morning, "Yjr uepanment: "Che Foo, June o Aoout 12.U00 foreign troops now uu1B. ooiaiers ordered should re port at Taku instead of Che Foo Sub stituted Nashville for Yorktown at Che Foo. Yorktown used as a dis patch boat, being more suitable" London, June 28 In the house of lords today Premier Lord Salisbury referring to the relief force of Vice Admiral Seymour, said he knew noth ing of the position of Sir Claude M McDonald, British minister to China' or of members of other legations thought however there was ground ii uupmg tnat no violence has been Rome, June 28 The Italian consul at Shang Hal telegraphs the viceroys in the provinces of the Yang Tsse "uus vauey, resolved to maintain or der provided the powers do not inter ne a8 ions as oraer prevails. The wuaui accepted the proposal. ..u, uuuc co iub uerman com mander at Taku, reports that m the relief of Tien Tsin the German lost luieui. jj-reaicn and ten men killed. Had twenty men wounded. The fight lasted eight hours. j . New York, June 28 The following cable received at the Methodist mis sion, board today from Che Foo, from Rev. Mr. Brown, one of their mission aries at Tien Tsin district it is dated June 28th: "The missson was destroy ed by fire. About 160 killed, I think there is Berious risk .for foreigners. Will return in a few days to Tien Tsin. Shall return home." Rev. Dr. Leonard, secretary of the missionary society, said: "Presumably those killed were natives but It is not clear even that they were native Christians. Many of them may hav been boxers or Chinese soldiers" Washington, June 28 The war de partment received the following un dated cablegram from General' Mac- lit transport left Manila S:S0 morning, June 27th. with Cnl j velopment which would possibly mean a declaration of war. Shanghai, June C8 The "Daily INews" has a' dispatch from Hei-Hai- way terminus which la eight Rail- miles north of Tien Tsin Is destroyed. Cap tain Bayley wishes it published that' it is due to Russians that any one la alive at Tien Tsin. American consul telegraphs American mission at Wei Hal Wel bas been completely de stroyed." From official sources it is learned that legations at Pekln ani foreigners there were safe, June 25th. GUADALUPE COURT. An Optic Correspondent Notes Down the Newa for the People's Paper. HILL DOESN'T PLEASE BRYAN The democratic Nominee, It Is Thought, Would Prefer An other Running Mate. GOV. BLISS. IS NOMINATED Special Correspondence. Puerto de Luna, N. iA., June 27, 1900 The district court convened here oa Monday the 25th with all of the court officials present excepting W. E. Gort- ner, stenographer, whose Place is tak en by Royal A. Prentice, and with the usual army of legal -talent from Las Vegas. The whole of Monday was BDent in obtaining jurors, the panel of both the grand and petit juries being com pleted Tuesday morning. Then the judicial mill began to grind with un usual speed, within ton minutes af ter the grand jury retired to com mence its investigations its members filed back into court with an indict ment against one Celestino Lopez ror stealing a horse from Charles Sumnpr. Don uelso Baca stated that in his Maryland Democrats to Oppose -16 to 1 Arizona Drought Nebraska Storm. PROHIBS NOMINATE W00LEY Chicago, June 28 Chairman Stew art placed in nomination for presi dent John G. Wooley, of Illinois. When Stewart concluded, apparently -half tho delegates cheered wildly. Geo. W. Gere, of Illinois, then took the plat form to nominate Hale Johnson, whom he characterized as "the grandest man that lives beneath the sun," (great ap plause). Homer L. Castle, of Pitts burg, nominated a Pennsylvania dl- opinion the indictment was obtained vlne- Dr. Swallow, by telephone as he knows that there Castle's fierce denunciation of for was no time to examine witnesses, mer Senator Quay was received with Since that time the grand jury have iound the following indictments: W- N. Fowler, for larceny of two thousand sheep of W. L. Buell; Green Maxie for larceny of 400 sheep from Floreu tino Sena; Pilar Lucero, Alfredo Lu cero, Jacobo Lucero and Andres San chez y Gutierrez for larcenv of v- delight by the delegates. As Castle concluded every delegate in the Penn sylvania section, with hands full, of gaily colored pampas plumes, or with large pictures of Swallow, jumped to their feet shouting wildly while in other sections delegates blew horns and waved state banners. The dem- rious articles from the store of Captain onstration continued for several min- John G. Clancy; Cevero Maes for "tes and apparently came near s-tam- abandoning sheep ot Florentino Sena. Peding the convention. The first trial of the term occurred A motion to adjourn was made and yesterday when Mauriclo Chavez and though apparently howled clown ,the Nicolas Gutierrez were tried before a chair rulled the motion, carried. A jury of twelve good men and true, on storm of protests arose. An appeal a charge of having killed some ninety frra the chair's decision was sustain- head of sheep belonging to Apolino ed by an overwhelming vote. The roll Almanzar. The jury after deliberar.- call of states was then concluded, no ing for five hours brought in a ver- further nominations being made, diet of guilty. I Chicago, June 28 After seconding The court is occupied today in try- speeches were made the convention ing Joe Shettleworth on an indictment took a -recess of one hour, charging him with having stolen a Convention Hall, Chicago, June 28 mule belonging to Jose Maria Blea John O. WnnW. nt r.h Immediately following this nominated for president on first ballot. In 1896. will occur the trial of the civil case of Green Maxie vs. Charles Ilfeid for tne recovery of certain sheep. ine thermometer yesterdav indi cated 04 degrees in the shade and today the-mercury bids fair to go still uigner. Lige Weeks and "Monte" Butler are running a moute and wheel eame h auu rumor says mat they have sent Kansas City, June 28 David B. Hill wired Coates House today that he would arrive Sunday, . It was re ported that Hill would make a nil- grimage to Lincoln and see Col. Bryan but arrivals direct from Lincoln sav he is not expected there nor is his entry into politics received with anv Joy by the coming democratic nominee. ir the desire of those who have arrived u. uXegas. for extra gunny sacks is any indication it is evidently the m which to bring home their winninES. Intention to conform n. far n nnBSthl Court officials state that they ex pect to finish the Work here bv next Saturday, but at this writing it looks as though they would be disappointed. ie ionowing is a list of the grand and petit jurors serving at this term: Antonio J. Aguilar, W. B. Glddlngj, Reymundo Harrison, Bonifacio Lopez', Jose Pablo Martinez, Ezequlel Cord va, Juan L. Sanchez, Santiaeo Tllihnr. ri, Feliciano Aragon, Daniel, Crespin, Cecilio Castillo, Ricardo Chavez, As- cencion i'auiiia, Florencio Garcia, Pedro Lucero, Perfecto Baca, Gregoria Sanchez, Jose Sanchez y Baca, Daniel Sanchez, Torribio Flores, Manuel Perea, Jose Zamora. Elfleo Camniw. Liborio Lucero. Harvard Won, Bulletin New London. June 28 Harvard won the four-oared race by about four lengths. .Time 12:16. New London, June 28 Harvard's defeat at the varsity was due to the tip the gap Intention to conform as far as possible with the wishes of Bryan, both as to second place on the ticket and platform. Chicago, June 28 The attendance at the prohibition national convention today was much larger than yesterdav. The total number of delegates present was 730 representing forty states .On account of the failure of Chairman Dickie's voice, A. G. Wolfenbarcer. of Nebraska, took the chair. National Chairman Oliver Stewart, in a speech outlined the work of tho national com mittee during the last four years and the work contemplated In the coming campaign. Yale Won Four Mile Race.' New London, Conn., June 28 The fouMnile race at University heights was won by Yale. Race begun at 1:49:15, Harvard leading first part. After laving mile, Yale gained thej lead. Harvard spurted, began to close At ZVi mile mark Har- Maryland Democrats Against 16 to 1 Baltimore, June 28 At the confer ence of the democratic state leaders at which former United States Sena tor Gorman and Gov. John Smith were present, it was determined to make every proper effort to prevent tha passage of a 16 to 1 resolution at Kau sas City and to Incorporate into the platform a plank on the currency question adopted by the late democrat ic state convention of Maryland. t'o enort will be made to oppose the nom ination of Bryan, Storms Cause Damage in Nebraskj. umana, Neb., June 28 Yesterday storm in northeast Nebraska swejt the section of country for 100 miles square. While no lives were lost and no large buildings destroyed, immense damage was done in the aggregate. i wjtKeueiq, two residences were wrecked. All through the storm swept section windmills - ani outbuildings were aestroyea, crops blown down, Arizona Drought. Phoenix, Ariz., June 28 The pro longed drought in Salt River valley nas done many thousand dollars worth of damage and now threatens grain ana truit crops not now harvested. Cattle are in bad condition, many Harvard Beats Yale. New London, Conn.,' June 28 The Freshmen" eighth two-mile race was won by Harvard. Harvard got the better start The race was exciting. The mile was done in 5:25 with Har vard leading about a length. The offi cial time was Harvard 12:01; Yale 12:19 2-5. Official time in the four oared race: Harvard 13:22; Yale 13:25 2-5. . . , Michigan Republicans Nominate Grand Rapids, Mich., June 28 The republican state convention took a re cess at noon until 2 o'clock. .Seventeen ballots had been taken on the nomlna- tion for governor. Col. A. T. Bliss, jf nuginaw, gained during the morning hut was still short 122 votes of the number necessary to a choice. Grand Rapids. Mich.. June 28 C.,A A. T. Bliss was nominated governor on the nineteenth ballot. Oregon's Returns. ---.,' Portland, Ore., June 28 Official re turns of the election, June 4th, show the following pluralities for the re publican ticket: C. E. Wolverton, jus tice of the supreme court, 10,637. J. W. Bailey, food and dairy commis sioner 11,133. Congressman Thomsls H. Tongue, first district 3,019; M. A. Moody, second district, 9,377. Kansas CityJune 29 Cattle 4,000; steady; native steers $3.00'5.40; j Texas steers $3. 205.45; Texas cows $1.253.15; native cows and heifers ?i.iu(34.H0; stockers and feeders $3.105.05; bulls $2.754.75; sheep i.uuu; strong: iambs ?4.006.2 muttons $3.505.00. Chicago, June 29 Cattle 6,000 steers active 10c prime steers J5.205 meaium ?4.eu5.10; stockers and feeders $3.154.75; cows $2.95(P 4.50; heifers $3.004.85; canners 2.202.75; bulls 2. 754.50; calves .oun't.tu; Texas fed steers $4.40r 5.20; Texas grass steers 3.754.35; Texas bulls $2.753.40; sheep 7,000; choice strong to shade higher; good to choice wethers $4.004.80; fair to choice mixed $3.254.r5; western sheep $4.004.70; Texas steers $3.E.) 4.00; native lambs 4.006 10' western lambs $5.60(5116.10; spring lambs $4.606.50. New York, June 28 Money on call steady -1 per cent. Prime mercan tile paper 3 414. Silver 61. Lead $4.10. ' , First National Bank. LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. JOSHUA S. RAYNOLDS, President. ivm w. iULLAKS, Vice-President. A. B, SMITH, Cashiw L. F. ADAMS, Assistant Cashier. Accounts received subject to check. Interest paid on time deposits. J S" M'guel National Bank, OF LAS VEGAS.J Capital Paid in - -Surplus - - - OFFICERS; J. M. CUNNINGHAM, President. FRANK SPRINGER, Vice-President. D. T. HOSKINS, Cashier. F.-B. JANUARY, Assistant Cashier fSP-INTEKEBT PAID ON TIMS DEPOSITSSS? THE LA5 VEGAS SAVINGS BANK. Paid up capital, $30,000. fti k t i $100,000 50,000 1 : ; 1 t OWING to the crowded condition of our store and to make room for new importations, we have con- eluded to have a. MID-SEASON CLEARING SALE, commencing- the 21st of June and to last to the 4th of J uly. We are quoting- only a few items, but most everything will be reduced 10 to 25 per cent. All grades Calico, at 5 Cents t Ginghams Hope Huslin Londsdale -, Columbus Unbleached fluslin 5 9 654 5 Henry Gokk, Pres. H. W. Keixy, Vice Pres. D. T. Hojsiuns, Treaa. Tnnr ftmin?n hv Honialftnr lh.im in 4k. t .. n . iJANK, where thev will bnns vou an inmmn. "TCvertr rliio t,a i. j uepuBits receiyea oi less man ?i $5 and over. VINO! rinl lara Interest paid on sll deposits of IMNIOM, rrMn'c QVJo are the newest patterns, the UClllUr b OlllrlS best fitters nnri th hpt far the money. : Senior's Neckwear Is 'r"!!iTrAaTkp ' STYLES SHOWN. 0 Cpm'rMt Qt-.r are FOOT FORH. They FIT, ; OClUOr S OllOeS thev are COHFORTABLE, thev WRAP, nnrf thv nre higher; good to sold at the very lowest CASH prices. S5.80; poor .o ; A general reduction in Ladies' Waists, Wrappers, Skirts and Children's Dresses. Ladies' and Gents' Shoes at marvelously low prices. Come early to secure some of these Unapproachable Barqaiks -K-l"H.M.r WHHWnilllll4 BROWfl & MANZANARES COMPANY Wiiolesal, .- Grocers ides, Pelts, Wool, H DEALERS IN Every pair Guaranteed. Try them. C, H, SENIOR, First door south of postoffice. collapse of stroke oar Harding who vard seemed to be halt a length to the tooK tne place of, disabled Captain good but towards the end Yale pulled Higginson. It was tlie most exciting .up, and won. Official time: Yale 21: college boat race in years. ,12 2-5; Harvard 21:27 2-5. St. Louis, June 28 Wool easy, un changed. . Nine lots and seven dwelling houses for sale in East Las Vegas. For in formation inquire of either Seneca T. Kline, or S. K. Woodworth at the gro cery store of Graff & Moore, in East Bicycles for Sale. Bicycles and sewing machines re paired, locks and gunsmith, in tact all kinds of repairing in the machinist's line well and promptly done. A. B. Lewis, Prop., next to E. Henry's In surance. . 193-im 3lf(nAr1il 1.Klt fi. 1.11 I'll fA H fl I V II I Ll El 1 I I llffcl 11 II I I I "T- wvi mm - - ii i m -.- I it fiMi i n k9 V& " " v vj. lt,K M.M. I 1 SUITS! SUITS! SUITS! k m 2ft Buy a Home! Stop Paying Rent! Make a Paying Investment! this If you need more cash you can borrow it on the property, of the Building- and Loan Asso ciation, or elsewhere, on easy monthly payments. - (1). Four-room house on Grand Avenue, lot 30, block 31, for $500; monthly rental $7. , Following Property on Railroad Avenue: (2) . Lots 15 and 16, block 33, corner property, for $1,000; monthly rental $10; (3) . West half of lots 1 and 2, block 18, Lopez addition, 4-room house, corner property, for $850; monthly rental $7.50. . ; .. (4). . West half of lots 3 and 4, block 18, 4-room house, for $825; monthly rental $7.50. (5). West half of lots 5 and 6, block 18, 4-room house, for $825; monthly rental $8.50. A 11 rented except (1) first above. Enquire of K. WOODWORTH, - At grocery store of Graai & Moore. s DURING - WARM - WEATHER - KEEP - COOL By doing- so, buy them of FOX s JB Sixth Street. Llscum In command, with thii.tx,.i officers and 1,271 men." Washington, June 28 Minister Wu called at the state dp afternoon and exhibited the following cablegram to Secretary Hay: Canton? June 28: Legation ministers havin? renin are now twelve miles from Tien Tsin with Admiral Seymour Signed: Li Hung Chang. The minis ter explained that the cablegram reached him from the Chinese ministor In London. He believes the dispatch accurate, but the state department of Hcials are inclined to doubt it as yet Shanghai, June 23 Vice Admiral Seymour reached Tien Tsin, where all are well. London, June 2S The" associated press was informed at the foreign of fice this evening that the viceroy of Nankin telegraphed the British consul general at Shanghai received, June 25th the imperial prescript as follows: "Foreign legations at Pekin continue as usual to receive every protection from the imperial government. On the other hand officials of the Chin ese embassy say they have reason to believe the foreign ministers were giv en their passports, June 19th. Thej foreign office is much concerned at I later reports and hopes it will not be' confirmed as it would be adverse de- LOUISE F. LOWRY. Tl-vw I'l lonn Buck Stove and Range Co , ' tTi. LOUIS, wo. , Dkah Sins: We enclose vou herewith nliot.orrnnh of tho lit t in nT secured the largest number of coupons cut out of the Las Veoab Duly Optic with the Buck's trade mark, and therehv semirerl tho litti ni.J4 Buck's Junior Range. The amount of coupons the little lady secured was 6,fG3. Jfer name is Louise F. Lowry; lier ae is 9 years; she was horn in the city of Denver, state of Colorado, and is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Lowry. Yours very trul v. WAGNER & MYERS. . Notice to Taxpayers. I will be at my office for the next thirty days from 1 o'clock to 5 p. m. to receive poll tax now overdue. All parties subject to this tax must pay within this time, if they want to save cost for I am then ordered to turn the delinquent list over to the prosecuting attorney for collection. CHAS. TAMME, 92-tf City Clerk. J. Fitzpatrick, an old time friend of A. Gosser, the cigar manufacturer, i writes from Denver, Colo., that he con templates moving his family here this fall, and expects to go into business, as a breeder of fine fowls. Union- Mutual Life Insurance Conpj OF (Incorporated 1848. The only insurance company operating tinder a state law of nn Wf,.; ure, providing for extended insurance in case of lapse after three years Has given better results in settlement with living policy holders for premiums Death claims paid with the utmost promptness and dispatch. Writes ujr luim H1 yuuwy uwi, my ue wantea, ana every poUcy contains the ma iiuciai tenuis auu uesii auvantages. 0. II. ADAMS, Manager, New Nexico, Arizona and Northwest Texas, PHOENIX, ARIZONA. 1 Sixth Street Hardware Store. Ice Chests, Ice Cream Freezers, Lawn flowers, Rubber and Cotton Hose, Carden ' Tools and a full line of Fishing Tackle, at, Las Vegas 'Phone 8. Colorado 'Piions 43, F.J. GEH RING'S. Fire works at Mrs. Waring's 97-13t Anyone having old gold or silver can take it to F. G. Nlems, the Bridge street jeweler, and have made solid gold cuff buttons, rings, etc. If you have a clock or watch to repair Mr. Niems guarantees to give you a first class job or money refunded. 85-tf. t you want to see a choice line of DRY GOODS, includinc ii: t:.i ...n:i iduica nun L w dials, WTdU- persand children's clothes f calIon Brs.Wm.Kalbo8Bt. I Ustabusiied iSSi. . p. C. Hogsw. Notary Pub! WISE & HOliSlSTT, LOANS AND REAL ESTATE Sixth nd DongUs Aves., East Las Vegas, JS. M . ... ...... uu. raua ooiiscted Ulirt ta P. O. HOGSETT, Proprietor. THE PLACE TO BOARD IS AT THK Montezuma ' Restaurant. Board by Day, Week, M nth HBS.CHAS.WHIGHT.Prop 104 Center Street. Job printing of all kinds from a milk check to the finest kind of a lithograph, can be had at The O p 1 1 c office, C2-6t 10 per cent. Reduction $5,00: worth of work for $450 BY USING OUR COUPON -j- BOOKS, and at any time you wish we will buy back coupons not used, at cost. LAS YEGAS STEAM LAUNDRY. Colorado 'Phone 8t. Las Vegas 'Phone 17. ill Kinds of lative Produce Plows, Harrows, Cultivators, McCormick's Mowers and Reapers Gray's Threshing Machines. Hay Rakes, - - Bain Wagons Grain and Wool Bags, Baling Ties, Fence Wire, Etc Ranch Supplies. Navajo Blankets. HAY, GRAIN AND FEED. Complete Line of Amole Soaps. DRIED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES East Las Vegas, N. 11. aitd El Paso, Texas. 1 en era! Merchandised 4 M- I Rnconthal Rr Cm Railroad Ave. Ranch trade a specialty. m Highest prices paid for wool, hides and pelts. Style and Comfort TWO ESSENTIALS 1 VV.L.COUCLRS UNlOtt fr.it bhOcj , WADE- h8 Common Sense Shoe Store SOLE AGENT. Bridge St., C. V. Hedgcock, Prop. El Dorado Restaurant, A. DflYal, Prop. he Best Meals Served in the City. verythhig the market affords and Excellent Service. 131, DORADO HOTEL, Grand Ave. Picture Moulding! JUST RECEIVED Quarter Oaks, Photo Frames, Mats and Mountings. GEO. T. HILL, Homo.'Phone 140 12th & National Hunter Restaurant Iloughton Building Center Street. If you desire a first-class meal go there. Board by the Day, Week or Month. Have, also, Rooms for Rent. CHAS. R. HENDERSON Funeral Director and Embalmer. 109 Railroad Ave , next to Western Union Telegraph Office, Competent lady assistant always in attendance. Colo. 'Phon 22. Las Vegas 200 East Las Vegaa ; : New Mexico