EL PASO, TEXAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. 1897.
VOL. XVII, NO. 231
WtlCE FIVE CENTS.
IOSHUA S. RAYNOLDS, PRESIDENT; M. W. FLOURNOY, VICE PRESIDENT
ULYSSES S. STEWART, CASHIER; JOS. P. WILLIAMS, ASST. CASHIER.
PIEST NATIONAL BANK
E! Paso, Texas,
Capital, Surplus and Profits
H. L. NEWMAN, Banker,
W. H. AUSTIN, Cashier.
A General BankingBusiness Transacted.
Mexican Money and Exchange Bought and Sold. Gold and Silver
Bullion Bought. SAFETY DEPOSif BOXES FOR RENT.
C. R. MOREHEAD, President.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN, Vice Pres.
State National Bank,
Established April, 1881.
A legitimate banking business transacted In all its branches. Exchange
vn all the cities of the United States bought at par. Highest prices paid for
About our shoes, they are made "upon honor," by man
ufacturers whose reputations are not for sale. We've got
enough faith in these shoes to stamp our name on every
pair, and we are selling them at half usual profits.
IPEW & SOIST, Shoe Dealers.
Remember Tliat "W Are
WINDOW GLASS DEALERS.
THETUTTLE PAINT AN D GLASS CO.
819 San Antonio St.
At Springer's. All of our old stock was burnt
and must have new goods to take their places.
T- H. 3? ftlNGKEJR,
Furniture, Crookery ahd Carpets.
16 San Antonio Street. TTiT i T"A.SO, THJ3CA.S.
We have secured the services of a com
petent plumber of fifteen years experience
and are prepared to do any kind of work in
Jobbing attended to promptly.
A we is : i s a a trial.
- C. C. TANNER & BRO..
. 219 El Paso Street.
AE OtJ" PRICES
FOR NEW 1897 WHEELS.
ZZ. W'H c'ose out our stock of bicycles at greatly reduc-
E ed prices. Special prices on all sundries.
i McCutcheon Payne & Cos
Sp SHELDON BLOOK- 3
I NEWMAN, Jr. A$'t Cashier.
J. C. LACKLAND, Cashier
J. H. RUSSELL, Ass't Cashier.
THERE ISN'T AM GOES
El Paso. Texas
ARE OTJR PRICES
FOR NEW 1897 WHEELS.
11th. until all are sold, we
Never Before Equaled.
made to order $20 to $25
made to order $5
110 S. Oregon St.
To know where to make your pur
chase?, get the bei-t at the lowest pos
sible rate, and feel satisfied that your
treatment has been just.
In the grocery line, we have made it
to the interest of our friends, to give
us their patronage. Everything has
been exactly as represented, and the
public appreciate business run on this
p'ane. This is not boasting,but a fact.
For further proof call on
J. B. Watson,
The Grocer, Phone 151,
Cor. San Antonio and Stanton Street.
HLi Tjf.30, TEXAS.
SELECT ONE OF THESE.
(All modern styles up-to-date 1W7 goods,)
THE A. B CHASE
the only octavo pedal,
the artistic piano of
a piano and orchestra
Stealing in quality as
well as in name.
costs less money
worth IOO cents on
every dollar of cost.
I G. WALZ 0
Music Store, Bicycle and Sew
ing Macliine Depot.
El Paso, - - Texas.
VTTTTTTTTTTT V H V 'V V 1 ' ''
WHITE OAKS RR. t
Isan assured (tct and so also is the X
fact that our prices for everything 4
In the way of new and second hud J
t gooas are tne cue&ptst anu uest in 4.
the city. 4
Stoves and Stove Repairs. 4
Bargains for House Keepers. J
A surprise in every departme.it. A
No trouble to t-jll you our prices.
One vi-it will save you dollars. f
ECONOMY STORE. I
105-107 East Orerlatd St. 2
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"t-S I I TTTT 1 I1 1 1 till TTTT I I I I 1 C
Another Three Tinier.
Results t k. When any other lifj
nsurance con pany on ear h slows up
a single irstaoce where it has paid to
a beneticia'y thre times the lace cf
tke policy, it w'il thea b? in order t'
tain of competing with '1 he Mutual
Lif At prestnt it has no competitor.
Itis continually pHy!ng"taret-trmers."
THE CITY SAVINGS BANK.
BRIDGFPOKT. Co tin., April 10, 1897.
Mr. John. W. Nichols", geceral agnt.
Dear Sir. We big to acknowledge
the receipt of your favor of tha 9h
intt., and th"? cbec't for the proceels
of po icy No. 2 078, The Mutual Life
Insurance company, on the life of
Horace Nichols, late pret-idect cf the
City Savicgs Bank. The originul
amount of this policy was only $2,000,
but the accumulations came to $4,072,
ao tiat the entire amount received by
usis&bOtZ. r acts line tnese are very
eloquent. With many thanks, we re
main, i our resp-ci fully,
Wm. B. Hincks,
Geo. M. Baldwin,
S. H. Newman, Mutual Life.
The undersigned desires to announce
to tho-e who are not already aware of
the facts tha-- he is the district agent of
the Mutual Late ins. Co., or iNew York.
having resided in this city for the past
32 years, his reputation for fair dealing
bas been fully established. Persons
wishing life insurance will be
benefitted by his experience and in
tegrity aod by insuring with him can,
depend upon hi representations in
selecting from the many different
plans the one that will best suit their
S. C. Schutz,
117 S. Oregon St. opposite El Paso
Paier Company Assigns.
Chicago, Sentemb r28 The Amer
ican Paper compuny made an assign
ment this morning. Assets only $12,
000; li.bili lies $50,000.
Day's Doings in
From the World.
FOR AFTERNOON SERVICE
Many Events That Occur Daring1 a Day
are Told Promptly by the Herald.
Much News of Interest to the Head
ers of This Paper.
The Irrigation Corgress.
Lincoln, Neb., September 28.
Nebraska's stat j capital will have Its
11 this week of irrigauon and subjects
relating- thereto. 1 he sixth nat onal
rrigation congress to which ce rly
five hundred delegates have been devi
ated and the fifth annual session of
be state irrigation coovention for
which four thousand invitations were
sent out a few months s nee will be in
session for the next three davs.
national congress convened this
ag in the hall of the bouse of
entatives being called to order
R. Mos"s of Kanta?, c hairman of the
national execu,ive committee. As in
previous years the sesson of the con
gress wili be devoted to papers and
liscussions cor,cerning means and
methods of reclaiming- the arid west
and Droviding acres for the home'esa.
Discredits the Interviews.
Washington, September 28. The
state department utterly discredits the
alleged interviews wiih Gen Wood
ford now appearing in the Madrid gov
ernment organs 1 ness statements are
believed to be inspired by tbe Spanish
authorities for the purpose of calming
rje people, thereby gaining further
time before agreeing to the proposals
of this government. It is significant
General Woodford's well known re
ticence will not be supplanted until the
United States acceded to Spain's re
quest not to publish our minister's in
structions. This agreement bas ap
parently been inmtdiately followed up
by tbe utterances clear'y intended for
the home consumption of Spain.
Famous Fami ies United.
Harkisbukg, Pa., September 28.
Two families of note in the political
history of the couLtry were united
today when Chandler Hale and Rachael
Cameron became man aud wife. The
bride is the daugbttr of ex-Senator
and Mrs. J. Donald Cameron, while the
groom is a son of Senator Eugene Hale
of Maine, and his mother a Daughter
of "Zach" Chandler, once famous as a
senator from Mich gan. The Ohio
Sherman family is aiso brought into
the family pai ty, Secretary faherman
beirg Mrs. Cameron "s uncle.
Disinherited for Marrying'.
New Haven, Coan., September 28
Young Mattnews Borden, son of a
New Yo; k millionaires, wi 1 re-enter
the college, of physic. ans and surgeons
of New Yo:k, although he has lo
money. His f ither disinherited him
for marrying Mildred Negbautr, the
pretty daughter of a New Haven tail
or. Tte wiie wno received lo,000
from the father for freeing her husband
f i om ih.3 firtt mamas. e, came to her
husband's assistance by mortgaging
her property for $15,000..
Condition of the Ireasury.
Washington, September 28. The
condit.tm of tue treasury is showing
rr,i . . . "
in provemeni. uerts is a gradual in
crtasa of receipt-. Acting Secretary
Spalding said touay: --we are per
icciiy satisiieu im ue vuuuox. i am
ci nvinced that early next year the re
ce pts will equal expenditures By the
end of the fiscal year the receipts will
be considerably in excess of expendi
Trying to Depart an Anarchist.
City of Mexico, septtmbjr 28.
Another unsuccessful effort has just
bten mad.; to dep.)rt Jose Ventre, the
anarchist, from this country. He was
sent to Vt ia Cruz and aa attempt; was
made to place him on hoard of a steam
er for the United S atej. AH the
steamship companies have i eclined to
receive him. xne government will
now try to snd him baci to France.
Wanted to Fight a Duel
Vienna, Sep embe.- 28. Emperor
Francis Joseph-has refused to accept
the resignation of Prime Minister
iBadini, tendered concurrently with th
requ' et made by the latter for permis
' siou to fight a duel with Dr. Wolff,
1- aderof tbe German national party in
THE SOUTII'S IMPENDING PLAGUE.
Discussing Municipal T pics
Columbus, O., September 28. The
first national convention of the mayors
and councilmen of the large cities is
well attended. The objects of the gath
ering-are the formation of a catiooal
organization of these officials, the hold
ing of annual convention for the d's
oussion of important municipal topics
and the interchanging throughout the
year of ideas on municipal problems. It
. . , . 1 . 1 . .1 - Ml
is contemplated mac me sessions win
las four days.
Three hucdred andfty mayors and
couccilmen marched om their head
quarters at the Chittenden hotel this
morning to the Columbus auditorioum,
where the opening of the national con
vention was held Mayor Samuel M.
B ack culled the convention to ordr
ar d introd ucad Governor Bushnell, who
made a short address of welcome.
Consultation between these charged
with the welfare of great American
cities could not fail to produce good
results. He was proud that tha first
meeting of the kind was held in the
capital city of the Buckeye state. Chi
cago's mayor, Cirtor N. Harri-ion, will
arrive this afternoon.
After P ols and Gamblers
Treknton N. J., Sept. 28. Voters
of this state decide today at tbe polls
whether Monmouth, Gloucester, Gut
tenburg, Princeton, Elizabeth aad
other famous race-tracks of thq stste
shall be wiped out of existence. In
accordance with tbe action of the last
legislature a special election is in pro
gress today to pass upon three con
stitutional amendments. One of these
provides for woman suffrage in the
election of members of the board of
education and other school officers
The second relates to appointments to
office. The third and most important
reads as follows: "No lottery shall be
authorized by the legislature or other-
vwse in this state, and.no ticket in any
lottery shall be bought or sold within
this state, nor shall pool-selling.
bookreaking or gambling of any kind
be authorized or allowed within this
state, nor shall any gambling device,
practi-eor gima of change now pro
hibited be legalized or the remedy.
penaltv or punishment cow providtd
for be in any way diminished."
A Town Burning.
Galesburc, II'., Sept. 28 The town
of Wiliiamsfield, twenty miles from
here, is on fire and is in danger of ex
tinction. Special train bearing fire en
gines, help-jrs aid physicians bft Gal-et-burg
this morniug and will render
all the assistance possible. It is fea-ed
many lives have been lost in the flam
es. Sixteen business houses were de
stroyed before the fire was gotten un
der control and tbe damage reaches
$50,000. There was no loss of life as at
Struck a Hand Car.
Zanesville, Ohio, September 28.
By an acciuent on the Cincinnati &
Muskingum. Valley ran road this morn
ing, three men were instantly killed
and two others injured. The killed
are: Ed. Davis, Wiufield Halzey and
Wm. Menefee; the irjured are: Geo.
Halzey and John Devoe. A heavy fog
hung over the river bottom and objects
could be seen only a few feet in ad
vance. When within half a mile of
tbis city an inspection train ran into a
hand car carrying hve section men
coming into the city.
Yellow Fever at Houston.
Dallas, September 28. At 2
o'clock this morning Health Officer
Armstrong, of Dallas, declared
quarantine against Houston becai'seof
the discovery that yellow lever exist d
tfcere. This practically completes the
isolation of southern from nortnern
Texas. Huudridi of persons are re
port d to have left Houston on-last
night s train.
Two Duiukeu School Children
New York, Sept. 28. To children
almcst he ps y drunk staggered to
th.4 Third Wa'd public school in West
HoboWe-, N J. They were brother
an i s'.ster Alfred and Lily liehtel, 13
and la yea-s old respectively. I'hv
found two boMles of wiue in a lot while
on tli ir way to school and draik it
The childien are receiving mtdieal as
sistance. Great' r New York Republicans.
New York, September 2H Dele
ga'es to the first republican convention
of Greater Zox York gather, d at. Car
negie h-11 t day. I he ntmination of
General Tracey for mayor, Ahbel P.
t'i'z, lor corn pi roller, and 1 lio s Ao-
pie'ou, for president of ttie council,- has
been nnauy agreed on. " -
Prisoners Es:mih .!.. . -Welch,
W. "Va, S-piemb-r 28
Five pi ic-oners- escaped from jail here
aurir.g iun r.ignr.. amorjg mem was
Willihm L.e, S3nteiced to life? impru
unmeet for murder.
Shady Grove creamery butter, tbe
very best in ihe city, 20c per pound at
the iwl aso Grocery Co.
SILVER'S NEW HOPES.
Reported That Great Britain
Will Agree on a Ratio.
THE MINTS WILL OPEN.
A Report From England to the Effect
That French, Indian and United
States ilints Will Open Next Month
and That Britain Has Agreed.
London, September 28. The lates'
b metallic gossip includes the follow
ing story from the Sheffield Telegraph:
"we believe me Drea.cn, Indian anc
United States mints will be opened to
the coinage of silver at loi to 1, and that
it will be so announced in October.
When the first meeting of the British
cabinet takes place, it will be an
nounced that Great B-itain has agreed
to the terms suggested by the Wash
The Massachusetts Silverites
Worcester, Mass , September 28.
The democratic state convention as
sembled here tcday for the purpose or
placing in nomination candidates for
governor, lieutenant governor, sec
retary of state, auditor, treasurer,
receiver general and attorney gen
eral. It is claimed by tbe democratic or
ganization proper thattbeeold demo
cratic element in this state
has been almost completely
extinguished. However this may be to
day's convention stands on the Chicago
platform in straighforward and un
flinching adherence to the cause of
s'-lver and will run the state campaigr
this year with free coinage as the only
and equareout issue. Tbe composition
of the commit! ee on resolutions insures
a rousing manifesto.
There were no contests over the sil
ver question and the Chicago platform
was endorsed. Geo. Fred Williams
will probably be put at the head of the
Short Cut to the Seaboards.
Albany, N. Y., September 28. The
deep water ways commission appoint
ed by President klcKinley to report on
a canal route connecting the upper
lakes with the seabord, practically
selected the route according to tbe
statement mada by Chief Eoeinepr
Harris. . Stariicg from Sorii Te .a,
wacda, thence to Lake Erie, near Wil
ton: beginning again at Oswego, and
thence to Lake Oneida, and from there
to the Mohawk rivor. which i- a direct
connecton via the Hudson river. The
cost will be, according to estimates,
$82,098,001. Tne Suez canal cost $100,
000,000. Saw Mrs. Luetgert.
Chicago, September 23. In the
Luetgert trial this morning three wit
nesses testihed positively that they saw
Mrs. Liuetgert from one to three weeks
after the date of the alleged murder.
It was also stated that Judge Gillia of
Nebraska had seen her. Your cor
respondent this morning telegraphed
to Judge Gillis at Tekaniah, Nebraska,
for con lit mation of tne story that he
saw Mrs. Luetgeri on May 17, and re-
ivtd the following: "Tekamah,
Ntb., September 28. Ths story is
true. I did see her in my office with
out doub'. (Signed) H Wade Gillis."
Assassinated His Neighbor.
San Antonio, Texas, September 28.
Julius Heiz, a wea'tny German
dairyman living south of this city,
was assdssinatei last midnight in his
rcom. Two shots were tired into bis
body. The police pursued the assassin
into a barn near this city and this
morning forced an entrance to the
building and found the murderer lying
drad wi:h a bullet hole through his
head, having committed suicide. He
proved t-j be Joseph H apple, a well
known farmer and neigubjr of Hetz's.
The causi of th.3 crime is unknown.
'IheS iu's Escapade.
Louisville, Ky., siept. 28. The
family of John D. Taggart, president
of the Fidelity Tru-t company and one
of Louisville s wea'tuie-t men, are
heart-broken over the escapade of a
yourg son, Russell Taggart, who last
night whiie drunk married Mry
Gertrude Meyers. The Meyers woman
lives in bad quarters Young Taggart
wa- sent to the central station last
night by order of bis father to be sob
ered, but af.erwards was released and
ran off with the woman and cannot be
New York, Sept. 28. Silver 54i;
George Harper has gone to Jerome,
B. H. Vincent left this morning
J. W. Lorie, of Ysleta, came up this
J. Goodman returned this noon from
his Omaha trip.
W. S Coxe, the cattleman, arrived
from the north this noon.
H. A. Gross, the coal representative
of the White Oaks road, is in town.
Mrs. Will Race returned this morn
ing from Virginia over the T. & P.
R. H. Bishop, of the Southern Pa
cific, has returned from his Indiana
J. W. Zoller8, formerly vice oresi-
lent of the First National bank, is in
Dr. Whitmer and H. U. Niel re-
'urned this noon from a northern hunt
Mr. Bunsow has returned to Juarez
after a six months? absence, during
which time he visited Germany.
J. T. Mahl, engineer of maintenance
f way, arrived this afternoon in h's
private car attached to the G. H. train
from the east.
Charles Stevens, brother of H. B.
Stevens, arrived this noon over the
Santa Fe from Maine, and is visiting at
ois brother's bouse. -
Mr. and Mrs. Banen arrived this af
ternoon from Corpus Christi. and will
-emain in this city. Mrs. Banen is a
sister of George Baldus.
RandolDh S. Terry, who for the Daft
eight years has been oonnected with -
the circulation department of the Her
ald, left today for Austin, Texas,
where he will enter the university.
Randolph , by his own industry, grad
uated with honor from tbe high school
in May last and now with a similar
ourpose enters the university. The
Herald wishes him well.
AffectPd the Sausage Trade.
Joliet, I'ls., September 28. Ernest
Semper, a sausage maker, committed
suie'de today. Business bas dropped
off since the Luetgert trial and de
spondency affected his mind.
Three Killed by a Train.
Chester, Pa., September 28. Three
people killed at Kerry Croft this morn
ing. They were driving across the Balti
more & Ohio tracks when struck by
train and instantly killed.
Buried Under a Caisson.
Topeka, Kans , September 28
Privates Brooks and Flunn were fatal
ly injured this morning in an exhibi
tion driP. The caisson turned over bury
ing them under it.
The F"ver Abating.
New Orleans, September 28. No
new cases of yellow fever were report
ed today. Several, however, are re
ported in outlying districts.
A Mexico city paper has tbe infor
mation that there are alarming publ.c
rumors about tbe boundary line be
tween the republic and the United
States. The paper remarks, ''It is said
that the commission designated by the
United States has secured a number of
advantages for the increase of its ter
ritory, and that in these concessions
Mexico loses a great slice of land.
Col. Osorno, chief of the Mexican part
of the commission is now in Mexico
and and the assurance is given that he
hs gone there with the object of con
fering with Minister Mariscal upon
this delicate matter."
Sixteen Mormon colonists arrived
this morning from Indian Territory in
prairie schooners, with lift sen head of
horses and a collection of hojsehold .
goods. S. J. Robinson, of Colonia
Uublan, came up last night to escort .
the colonists from this side through to
Dr. King has been called to see some
important cases at his Dallas and
Houston ofH res and will be absent ten
days. .Dr. Register, one of his asso
ciates, will be in charge of El Paso of
fice during his absence.
New cottages are going up all over
town, and plans are in preparation for
a group of two story residences to cost
from $2,900 to $5,000 each.
The police made eight arrests last
night, most all the culprits being
charged with vagrancy or drunken
A musical and dramatic performance
given at Maria in aid of the Episcopal
church there netted $106.
Shady Grove creamery butte. the
very best in the city, 20c per pound at
the El Paso Grocery Co.
The couaty court is
to the s ut for debt of
against J. D. Oehoa.
Fine fill weather this.
Royal makes the food pare,
wholesome mmt doUdoum.
OVM. wmt MWBM CO., MW vojk.
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