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209 KL PASO STREET, EL PASO, TrXAS. RESTAURANT IN CITY. ALL THE DELICACIES OF THE SEASON. BEST OPEN D&.Y V wrr ft- QO.PH,OP3 THE STAR UYERY. Corner West Overland and Santa Fe Streets. Phon9 92. J. THE ONLY MORGUE IN THE CITY. W4- Thos. Ehrenberg. Caxxiao;e and. " Waa'on Paixitei. 320 El Paso 2 EL PASO, HOUCK & DEiTER, IMPORTERS and JOBBERS WINES AND WHISKIES "tVrnCt P I WILLIAM J. LEMP SREWLNQOO., St. Louis. Moj FINE 21.1 J-O 1U1 1 pABST 220 El Paso St. Phones: Office, 211. Res. Fine Merchant Tailoring, Ami Gents' Furmslrng Goods. 104 W.T. SP a'jT''TCT. SHELTON Gives the Highest Price & FOR HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND SELLS AT THE LOWEST. Try Him - - - 116 Oregon Street. J. R MeGIBBON, - 809 El Paso Street, Opera Mouse Block. New and Second-hand FWrcniture STOVES, ST. CLAIR STEEL RANGES. CROCKERY, LAMPS. GLASSWARE, ETC. Refrigerators Cheap in Order to Close Out. EttEBSON & BERRIEN, Undertakers, tU and SM S Paso St. Phone Tl Link Restaurant, ;215 El Paso Street. A First-Class Short Order House Ol3en Day and "TSTisrht. (hi SUNSET 0 DOUBLE DAILY . . . TRAIN SERVICE; with Buffet Sleepers Only Standard Guage Sleepers to the City of Mexico. Night and Morning Connections it Xew Orleans with line to YORK, PHIIADELPBll, WASHINGTON, ATLANTA, CINCINNATI, ST. LOUIS, MEMPHIS S I. XI. AND N'GHT "WOO MOO'3IMO, CALDWELL, Prop Caldwell Undertaking Co. 306 S. El Paso Street, The Leading Undertakers, Phones 197 and 92. CALLS ANSWERED DAY OR NIGHT J. E. NAG LEY. Manager. - -.!' Street, TEXAS. ... ... -k. --Al- .. a. BBEWING CO.. Milwaukee. Wis. El PasO'18 FEED AND SALE STABLES J. C. ROSS & CO., THE ONLY LEGITIMATE CXCHITSKEUS AD OSAIMEBS. AT 401 S. El Paso St THE FINEST HEARSE !N TOWN. 133. Calls answered any hour. EL PASO TTEXAr: THE REMINGTON Standard Typewriter MERCHANT & MANNING, State Agents, Dallas, Texas M. I McKELLIGON, LOCAL AGENT. Ho"id 12, Sheldon Block, El Pago, Texas. somiiPAw "SUNSET KOUTE." NEW ORLEANS AND GALVESTON SAN ANTONIO AND GALVESTON Line Running Through AND CHICAGO. Sirce.T. J. Mundy bought Concordia cetneury last Ju y, ther.i hiis been a wonderful change "there for the better, and one who kad not been up there in six months would hardly know the nlace. Mr. Mur.dy has put out some $500 in local improvement;', including: 133 feet of new and attractive iron fene'ne with arched entrance which cost him $182. The punn pils that in timoa past had been le ft on the pre mises acd th dilapidation that for merly prevailed and which induced several lot owners-to have their dead moved elsewhere, all these have dis appeared end there is an a:r and gene ral appearance of pains takirg care that is encouraging. Mr. Muody found that by removing the old picket fe-ices that had been so much in use there was no further trou ble from sand storms that obtain in the spring-; and it is his aim to have !jt owners substitute from picket ft-nces the eras p!p fencing which does r.ot retard the moton of sa-"i w'nn it blows, and not oaly secure tuis improve ment all through his purchase but have it adopted" in the other ceme teries as well. U otii a yetr j j mero had boen much diflioulty in getting water in fact ther; was praciically no ater there at ell. But after Mr. 'omsto k sank his to leet wen water was carried to different part of the intire cemetery tract, ani now this snnnlv is to ba re-m forced by Mr. Mundywith water from a fine well 1,700 feet to the southeast of the cem etery on his farm in the river bo'-torn o which tfce water will be suitably oired at sn early day The water will be pumped by a gasoline engine. This will furnish such a supply of water that the entire section can be fairly drench ed if occasion calls for it. However, II III " y ! I ill! III! H !pi!iiH''Ji EXTUAXCE TO CONCORDIA CEMETERY. Lunar Superstitions. "If you see tha new moon over jour right shoulder it's good luck all the mouth" over tt e left shoulder teipg bad luck, of course ' If you matt the new moon f;;ce -to face with money in your pocket, you will have that kind t f money in your pocket for a month" and so on, tnis last being taken from an old b'ack letter treatise on "things worth knowing." Everywhere in the world the idea prevails among those who lack scientific training that any thing falling to the lot of man when the moon is waxing will likewise in crease, similarly decreasing while the moon wants. The Hindoo troubled with warts looks at the new moon, picks up a pinch of dust from beneath h's left foot, rubs the wart with it and wh n the moon goes so does the wart. If you fall ill you can be cured by herbs gathered iu the full of the moon. The Moslems in the kingdom of Oudh cure insomnia, palpitation ol the heart, nervous prootrat.ion and similar evils bv stationing the tufferer with a basin of water in the bands in the light of the full moon in such a way that lis re fulgent image t-hices directly from the liquid nto his eyes. Then, without moving his gaze, he is required to swallow the waier in a draught. In Northern India the people lay out food in the full moon that, romes in the months corresponding to our Septem ber and October, balf of each, and give it to their friends as a means of insur ing lonvevity. That same night the gir. s pour water in the moonlight, say- ng they are getting rid of the cold weather. It was long ago noted that the York shire maids "do worship the new moon on their bare knees, kneeling upon an earthfast stone," and Lady Wilde says tnat tne Irish damsels drop on their kcees when they first ca'ch sight of the new moon and say, "Oh, moon, leave us as well as you found us. ' In India the natives tase seven threads from the end of their turbans atd give them to the new moon with a prayer. The spo's on the moon are caused by many persona or tnings. sum itimes it is a man with a fagot on his back, sent thitler for picking up sticks on the Sab'oath. Chaucer ca Is him a thief and puts a thornbush on his sboalders. Dinte pays it is no less a criminal than Calm. Shakspeare prov'des a dog to keep him company. Hindoos keep, not a man, but a bare, in tne moon, and the well- known cmnectio t in the minis of the man in the moon and iasauity may ac count for the statement regarding ihe March hare, acd poss-ibly the tl orc- bush may be the distinctive covering of the hatter. At any rate, this is as good guei-sing as a lot of the sun myth people have done, woile liarlcg-joulu identifies the moon children, Bill and Huiki of the northern mythology, with Jaek and Gill of the nur.-ery rhyme. The Greenland Esquimau believes that the sun and moon were originally brother and sister. She, br-Ing teased by him past ordinary endurance seized seme lampblack and rubbed it on his face Then the ran, her brother after. Finally she went so fast she rose up in-, to the air ar.d became the-.bun, while her sooty-faced brother turred into the moon. In Samoa when a great famine oppressed the peop e the moon rose one night, big and round, like a bread fruit. A patient mother, unable to quiet the pang of her little one looked up and said: ''Why don't you come down and let my biby have a bite of you? This made the moon so angry that she simply picked up both mother it has been noticed that the saDd itself is capable of holding- fo much moisture thai l roes and gras Will flourish to h certain extent without irrigation if watered for a time at the outset so that they can get started. In evidence of this, Mr. Mucdy showed a Herald reporter Chinese umbrella trees in V. B Hull's piot that had not been watered in 18 months. Moreover, there were several graves covered with green grass that bad not received aDy attention for a NORTH. SOUTH. year and a half. At the same time there were a number of plots where good sod had befn set out, and here the grass was like a lawn. The trees, consisting of the cottonwood, Chinese umbrella and lo-ust varie'ies, are flourishing, especially in the Jewish 'r X: r 1 mil i s lMl i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 rVr, hi; HtiHJilfV'ii'irt? j and child, and they have bean there ' ever since. j A'l sailors are certain that sleepingiD tropical moon rys will either make them cross-eyed or blind. On the Amer. i-.'n vessel El Capitan a year or two ago a number of the crew, disregarding the j advice of their fellows during a spell of ho', weather, slept on the deck in the moool ght. atid soon after went com pletely blind at night, though they could see as well in the daytime as ever. The skipper of the ship report ed the occurrence acd with it made a s'attment to the effect th:it up to that time he had been a disbeliever in the so called moon blink. Paul Eve Ste venson reports that he, to", was hurri edly awakeced on his way to New York from the Bahamas with the as surance from the captain that all orts of things would happen to him if he s'ept in moonlight. This is a di-ease unknown to the medical profession. Chicago Times-Herald. K. K. COMMISSION SPEAKS. The "Sunset" Bluet T rct Its Texas liusl- dwb In Texas. The railroad commission has demand ed of the Southern Pacific railroad that the bui-mess emanating from any ship ment of freight hauled on that road in the State of Texas, whether it be state or interstate shipment, must be trans acted in the State of Texas. Other requirements in l.ne with this may be expected soon. Tuis will affect both the freight and pasenger traffic of the Southern Pac;tlo railroad within the State of Texas. In fact, every dol lar's worih of business transacted by that road within the borders of the state must have the records of tuch transactions kept witmn the state. The effect of this ruling by the commission to all outward appear ances, will be that the general offices of the Southern Pacific railroad will soon bd located in the state. The com nilssiou makes no such deiiiind as that because it dees not assume such au thority, but it does demind whtis due Texis under the law. When enougn of tee itli'..'e force from the general offi ces in New Orleans is moved to Texas in order to transact the business of that road's mileige in Texas, therj will be only enough left to transact the business of the eastern end of the Atlantic division of that g-eat system, which is from the Texas 8 ate line to JNew Orleans, and in const qu nee not ullicient for ce to justify the expense of tne maintenance oi me general onlces in New Orleans. Toere'ore, it i9 a fafe prediction that Mahomet will go to the mountain and the general offices of the "Sucset" will soon have there babital in Texas. Whenever a man fes-ls himself fail ing in health, when he feels that he is getting old 'oo fast, that his vitality is low, and that he is losing flesh, he should waste no time in getting Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. I', will build up quicaer than anj thing else in the world. It will give him rich blood and solid flsh. It will make him f-el haif as old and twiceas strong. D-. Pierce's 1008 paaebook, "The Peo ple's Coxmoi Ser.se Medical Adviser," in plain-la nguage, tells all about tbe "Golden Medical Discovery," ar.d is a complete family doctor hook, pr.ifu,-e'y illustrated. It will be sent FKEE on receipt of - twenty-one (21) one-ce' t stamps to cover cost of mailing only. Addref s, World's Dispensary Medlca1 apsoc'Htion, No. 603 Main street, Buf falo, N. Y. r cemetery where over h'fy Chinese um brella trees are blooming and growing' nicely. Then in the Masonic cemetery there are an iacrei'ig number of the umbrella tret-s. Mr. Mundy has sown a small plotontach side of the road way leading up from the entrance to wheat which is making a fine green carpet already. Drive ways have been laid out through C ncordia cemetery, which he is grading and open ing as fust us possible, and the road up the hill is leveled, to that the approach is easier than ever. Mr. Mundy bought with the cemetery eleven acres immediately south of the entrenca which he has cleared away and leveled off. Tine iron eutranca is an attract ve fetture, with graceful spans of iron on whica appear, ''Con cordia cemetery." Mr. Mundy justly takes pride in this improvement, and lotowrers will agree with him. I There a-e properly eight cemeteries in the Coucordia t-act. On the west side ther-5 is the Misou'c cemetery of two a :res. th j Odd Fallows cernatery of over o-je acre, acid the city cemetery of two acres. Immediately to the east is the Coocordia cemetery of six acres E-ist of th it are the Catholic cemetery of fi.'ur acres, and the Chinese of naif an acre. At t ii northeast and the south east corners are respectively the county grave yard of two aores and the .Jewish cemetery of one acre. Between these last two and the Catholic and Concordi cemet-sries ''s four acres of unoccupied ground which Mr. Mundy has bought and will improve as occa sion calls for i'. Tne Catholic ceme etry is not a9 for advanced with their improvements, b.tt Mr. Mundy is urging the Catholic people and it is ex pected they will take action soon. The Jewish people are developing their cemetery into a lovely spot, and the monument and head s ones lend mush attraction to the general surroundings. The Masons, too, appear to ba taking much pains in beautifying the resting place of their dead, and the substitu tion of the cy looe wire fencing for the picket fences is giving satisfaction. The Odd Fellows have leveled oft' their cemetery, and when the plaie is mown over, it will look batter than ever. The beautifying of the city and county grave ya'ds can hardly he looked for immediately. But snmething will un doubtedly be done ere long in the way of kf eping th-3 places at least trim and neat looking. The lo af ion of Coicordia cemetery cor Id hatdly he improvrd upon. The soil is dry and noi subject o inunda tion?, and the former charge of being a sand heap no longer holds good un der the new management, wi'h water running to all parts of the premises, and the entire tract growing greener and greener every month. Mr. Mundy expects by another season to have a lodge built at the entrance-for the con venience of mournsrs, and where rec ords of the various cemeteries can be kept. He thinks eventually there will be a cemetery association controlling all of the various cemeteries. Con cordia is now an attractive place to visit, the view from there is extend' d and beautiful, and when the troll y line is built to Fort Bliss, people w.ll be stopping there every day. M R Conductor Wood of the Southern Pacific is recovering from his illness. The latest railroad rumor is that the Vanderbilt system has arranged to extend its line from Salt Lake C ty to Los Angeles, connecting there with the terminal, thus completing for th3 first time uader one management a road from ocean to ocean. The legal history of the Santa Fe system is a remarkable one. Ninety five corporations which have, at one timi or another, played an important part in the history of the road, are dead and inactive, by abandonment and ab sorption. There are now seventy-nine aciive companies. Representatives of a ftroDg company are caid to be at the City of Mexico seeking a coacession for a submarine telegraph cable to connect Souora with Lower California. The cable will be laid from Guaymas aud will connect Triunfo, La Paz and otner points on the peninsula. Manager Thorne, of the Texas & Pacific, wants the Marshall, Tex , boaid of health to help him gefl back into Texas the many T. S: P. cars be tween Mar&hall and New Orleans The board is endeavoring to have traffic re sumed between Marshall and Boyce, ia. The net earnings of the Santa Fe system for the month of August were $921,281, au increase of $l(ilJ,325 over the same month of last year. For the two months of the lis ;al year, to AuT- ust ,51st, the Det earnings have been $1 380.038, an increase of $30,183. The total income from operation for the two mouths shows an increase of $152,679. In the Santa Fe system, there are 9 -2!Wu.ilr!of track nearly all single track a mileagH more than equal to one-third the disance around the earth. The first iwentv-eight mile of i this tVACk WjlS constructed iu ISliD. The entire system, tueieiore, nas come into extstet.ee within twenty-eight years. It rea!ly came into existence in twenty four years. Facts and Figures About Mexico" is a new aud valuable publication is sued by tLe bureau of i information of the Mexicau Central It i8 a well gotten up pamphlit, with bran new illustrations (s me hing needed by the way) and the lae-t "fajts and figures" at out tae general resources and at tractions of the country are given in readable shap--'. Commercial Agent Mueller of tins city has copies ofthe pub.icat.on. There has been much cost'y'and tin usual engineering work in the Santa Fe system. ne great ejeva . ions in l o o- rado and Psew Mexico were' reached by remarkably difficult work. The long-e-1 uiinui, that on Uu'on mountain at the Colorado-New Mexico state line, is ! 2,011 feet loug. There are five DOtable briJges. One cro-ses the Illinois river, aod is nearly two milei lona O hers crooa the MUsissipi river at Fort Mdl- son, la., the Missouri river at Sibley, Mo., and the Colorado river at Need' les. The latter is a cantilever biidge i)!K) feet long. Thse bridges cost nearly one m llion dollars e icb. SILVKIC IN OHIO. A Bis Split In tbe Democratic Fartv J m miueut. S'nce the arrival in Washington of ex-Represent a' ive Towne some very interesting t-tories are current in po litical circles respecting the democra tic political situation in Oaio. There is a foreshadowing of coming events whicb, it is said, will have important bearing upon the fall elections in that state. As stated in last Saturdav's Star- Mr. Towne denies that it has been in timated to him by the democratic managers in Ohio that his services as a fret-silver talKer win not -oe needed in the Ohio campaign. If such e course was in contemplation on tne part of Allen O. Myers and state Chair man McCon ville it had not been out lined to him. FREE SILVER A LOSING INVESTMENT It is learned, however, from other sources, that a campaign of education and oratory on the litea of free silver by Mr. Towne or anyone else will be diouraged by tha Ohio managers This statement is putting the case mildly. The real fact is that the dem ocrais in Olio are on the point of abandoning frse silver as an issue alto gether in the campa'ga and exerting their energies in othur directions. It is said that Mr. John 11. McLean, who in this case is the controlling spirit in i he democratic campaign, has come to the conclusion that under existing circum-itances tree silver as campaign capital wouid be a losing investment This would ba but a passing incident in the campaign, subject to comment, out not worthy of deep consideration, were it not for the fact, it is slid, that there are some other democrats Id Ohio besides Mr. McLean, and whose political creed comprises more than the mere election of a United States senator. And here is where Mr. Towne nd bis friends enter the equation as factors. A BIG SPLIT IN THE PARTY. The statement is made that the abandonment of the cuse of free sil ver by the democratic managers in Ohio will bring about a very big split in the party in the buckeye state. Those v,-ho put forward this assertion explain it by saying that a large pro portion of the democracy in Ohio at this time cocsists of men who honestly and earnestly believe in the unlimited free coinage of silver by the United Sta'es government as a financial policy which win bring great good to tbe people of the country. Some of these men are former republicans, who left their old political association, and who stand by the democratic platform on account of this free-silver plank. Ihis being tbe case, it Is claimed that thet-e people will not submit to the abandonment of free silver just because Mr. McLean may happen to believe that it will advance his inter- ts or the welfare of the democratic machine in Ohio. It is pointed out that M-. Tone is tbe head of the ele ment organized under the term of bimetallism, with whom the advance ment of the cause of free silver is the first consideration. In this aggrega tion are gathered many men who were formerly prominent in the republican party; Senator Teller and his asso ciates, who walked out of the repub lican national convention at St. Louis, for instance. They undoubtedly have a large following throughout the Unit ed states, and it is claimed a fair pro portion of them are in Ohio. LOSS TO THE DEMOCRACY. The assertion is made that if Senator Teller, Mr. Towne, and the rank and file of voters whom they represent left tbe republican party for free silver's sake, they will cot espouse the cause of democracy if free silver is given up as political issue by that party. If this be true, it is claimed, it will mean that the democracy will lose a very heavy vote in Ohio this fall. It la known that the bimetallic leaders are exceed ingly indignant at the proposed inten tion of the democratic managers in Ohio with respect to the free silver plank. Efforts will be made to induce Mr. McLean to reconsider the program in this respect, but if he persists in his course, it ia said to be a certainty that an Immediate split will occur in tbe ranks of the democracy, and the men who have been allies of the democrats will become their bitter enemies. Washington Star. Jurist Who is a Good Ilarvegt Hand Judge Guy C. H. Corliss, chief justice of the supreme court of North Dakota, does not esteem it above his dignity to labor as a harvest hand. On his vacation from the bench he followed a i eaper in his field from sun-up tj dark ard kept up with thf b's rmirg hired men. He ho'ds to tne theory that every man should know how to earn his bread by the labor of his hands. With him this is no fad. It is a deep-seated coaviction. He is now incalculating the doctrine in the case of his oldest ton, a lad of 10. Harold wants a bicycle. "Earn it first," is the father's decision. So he taught the boy how t milk cows, and "made ar rangements to buy and pay for the family's milk during the winter. At the price agreed on tbe youngster will have earned his wheel by next spring. Judge Corlss baa a charming house hold consisting of a wife and four chil dren, owns a fine home at Grand Forks, cultivates his own vegetab'es and flowers, plays the violin, aod does as much work on the supreme banch of the state as any associate. Major Benj. H. Rogers, of the 8th in fantry, lately promoted from a captain t c-y in the 13th lr fantry, baa been re , tired, and Captain Car per H. Conrad of ' tre 15th infantry, is promoted to be major. Major Conrad was in El Paso not Jong ago visitrng with brother officers at Fort Bliss. Both majors are veterans of the civil war. There is business in a Chinaman in Nogalts He buys a Mexican coin draft for $1,000, paying $470 for it. He sends his Mexican dollars home, where they are worth c ar, anl makes $530 on the deal. You can carry the little vial of Dr Pierce's Pleasant Pellets right in the vest-pocket and it will not make even a lilt e lump. They our constipation One "Pellet" is a laxative; two a mild cathartic. One taken after dinner will stimulate digestive action and palliate the effects of over-eating. They a with gentle . fiiciency on stomach, liver and bowels, ibeydon tdo the work themselves. Thev simply stimulate tbe -Datura' action of the organs thern- selves. That j'b where they differ from all other pTIs. That is what makes them better than all other pills. You don t become a slave to their use aa with other pills, because their help lasts. ' Once used, they are always in iavor, Typewriter paper at the HERALD of &3e, FOR SALE FINE BUSINESS CORNER, 115 x 60 feet, Mesa avenue and Texas streets. Right in the line of improvements. $4,500 buvs 15 room lodging bouse in central part of the city. Lot, 102 x 75 feet. Room to enlarge. LARGE WAREHOUSE, on side track, cheap, terms easy. MYRTLE & ST. VRAIN STREETS, two lots for 8650. NORTH OREGON STREET, lot and one half, 39 feet, for $350. HOUSE NO. 614, NORTH OREGON street, $2,500. Easy terms. HOUSE NO. 311. TEXAS STREET. 6 rooms, $2,000. Installments. TWO LOTS, for $650. Corner of Idaho and Florence streets. NORTH STANTON STREET, 3 lots just north of Montana street. For Rent STORE No. 109, El Paso street, in tbe city. One of the best locations NEW MILLS BUILDING, opposite pliza, store and two large light base ment NO. 1110 SAN ANTONIO STREET. basement of three rooms. IN "SHELDON BUILDING." best omce building in Texas, store room with bank fixtures and large vault, offices eleva- s'ore room foot of Oregon stree, and rooms with steam heat and tor, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. I represent 10 leading fire Insurance companies, and write life and accident insurance in the TRAVELER'S OP HARTFORD CONN. LIBERAL POLICIES LOWEST RATES. Property placed in my hands exclus ively, will be advertised free of cost to owner. kacii.B. Stevens, Real Estate and Insur ance Agent. LOOK AT THE MAP! We can Ticket You to ANY PART OF THE UNITED STATES. Low Rates. Eleqint Equipment, fast Time. t-P. TURNER, Ben'l Pitt'r anj Tkt Agent, DALLAS, TO. EXCURSION RITES TO CALIFORNIA. The Southern Pacific have not ceased running their ever popular bi-weekly seaside excursions to Los inereles, Santa Monica, Loner Beach, . Sn Buena Ventura and Santa Barbara, Those for the re mainder of the summer are sche duled for Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and 21. Tickets for these excursions are sold for $45 each and are limited for return up to 90 days from date of sale. They are good for stop overs in California west of Colton, going and returning. Santa Barbara is a beautiful city on the coast north of Los Angeles and when buyi ng to that point purchasers by taking stop-over at Los Angeles on either going or coming trip or both can make side trips to other seaside resorts by paying th9 nominal local rates to and from those points. Should purchasers not desire to go to Santa Barbara, tickets can be pur chased direct to the other seaside re sorts for the same price. Regular rouod trip tickets to Loa Angeles and San Francisco with six months final limit on sale daily at $50 and $60 respectively, good for 30 days going, aod 30 days returning, with stop-over privileges in both directions Elegant Pullman buffet cars daily, and superior Pullman 'ourist cars pass EI Paso west bouod S-tturdnys and Mon days, and leave Los Angeles, east bound, on Thursdays and Saturdays of each week. No change of rars, combined with best schedule of time. T. E. HUNT, i Commercial Agent,