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EL PASO. TEXAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8. 1897. VOL. XVII, NO. 240 PRICE FIVE CENTS. IOSHUA S. RAYNOLDS, PRESIDENT; M. W. FLOURNOY, VICE PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. STEWART, CASHIER? JOS. F. WILLIAMS, ASST. CASHIER. t'tttt; mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmK THE ITALIAN OPERA CO. x 8O-PEOPLE-8O 3 FIRST NATIONAL BANK Fl Paso. Texas. nan;tg s,.m! us and Profits $150,000 FA "Rl! AIT, H. L. NEWMAN, Banker, W. H. AUSTIN. Cashier. H. El Paso, A General Banking -Mexican Money and Exchange Bullion Bought. SAFKTI ueinjaii w MORTCTIEAD. President JOSEPH MAGOF3TN, Vice Pres. J. H. RDSSELL, Ass't Cashier. State National Bank, Established April, 1881. a irfTnteB5cinirbu.,ino83 transacted in all. its branches. Exchange on all the cities of the United States Mexican Doll at a. a, THERl 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. PEW & SOUS", Shoe Dealers. SOMETHING NEW! YES; -A.nL.illi aSTETW! At Springer's. AiS of our old stock was burnt and must have new goods to take their places. T i. SJP EiinSTGrJER Furniture, OrookeryASD Carpets. 16 Ban Antonio Street. HJLi PASO, TH32CA.S. PLUMBING " ' TIMING HARDWARE We have secured the services of a com petent plumber of fifteen years experience and are prepared to do any kind of work in this line. Jobbing attended to promptly. All we ask is a trial. 0. C. TANNER & BRO., 219 El Paso Street. gsmm mmmmm mmmmm mm ihk i $25.00 $30.00! $35.00 THESE ARK OUR PRICES FOB NEW 1897 WHEELS. 50.00 g: Commencing August 11th, until all are sold, we p will close out our stock of bicycles at greatly reduc-3 EE ed prices. Special prices on all sundries. rrS H McCutcheon Payne & Cog SHBIjIDOlSr BLOOK. g fin W!B s Pants I NEWMAN, Jr. Ass't Cashier. Texas Business Transacted Boueht.nd Sold. Gold and Silver pwacq j J. C. LACKLAND, Cashier bought at par. Highest prices paid for 5 ISN'T ANY WORK ARTISTIC WALLS! Contribute half the effect of a well furnished room. Send for ------- WALL PAPER SAMPLES TO THE TUTTLE PAINT & G LASS CO. Telephone 206. San Anton?oSt. - - El Paso, Tex. $40.00 THESE ABE OUR PBIOES FOR NEW 1897 WHEELS. FIN a TAILORING. AT PRICES Never Before Equaled. Suits made to order $20 to $25 made to order $5 JESUS TERAN, 110 S. Oregon St. INTERESTING To know where to make your pur chases, get the bes-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 ss represented, and the public appreciate business run on this plane. This is not boasting,but a fact. For further proof call on J. B. Watson, The Grocer, Phone 161, Cor. San Antonio and Stanton Street. ELi PASO, TOCAS. PER MONTH BUYS $10 SELECT ONE OF THESE. (All modern styles up-to-date ISO goods,) THE A. B CHASE . the only octavo pedal. THE FISCHER the artistic piano of America. THE CROWN a piino and orchestra combined. THE STERLING Sterlirg in quality as well as in name. THE SCHILLER costs less money worth 100 cents on every dollar of cost. l G. m COMPANY. Music Store, Bicycle and Sew ing Machine Depot. El Paso, - - Texas. TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT d Important Feature ! f Of our bnsiness is second hand merit.' clothing. Have you cloth- I ing, boots, shoes, hats, etc., on J which you wUh to realize? You can exchange them for other goods or cath. We bny and ex- ij change all kinds of household goods. Come and see us when T you have a trade to make. T THE ECONOMY STORE, f 105-107 E Overland St. X TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTttTtTTTTT The Mods' Building! f Mt TAKES THE HORN M T One of the latest structures of E. i Krause Arclilitct, 1 he best build- 4 ings in tbe city, both public aod prl- 4 vaio, are o' my designs. Get com- petition and save money. Come and f see me if you tulnk of bulldin, E. KRAUSE. Room 55 Sheldon Block. $ ? EL PASO, - - - - TEXAS. X Trn "' ' TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT Another Three Tinier. Results talk. When any other life Insurance company on earn shows up a single irstar.ee where it has paid to a beneficiary three limes the lace .of tbe policy, it will then b? in ordr to talk of competing with The Mutual Life. At present it has no competitor. Itis continually paying"three-timers." THECITV SAVINGS BANK. Incorporated 1S59. Bridgeport. Conn., April 10, 1897. Mr. John. W. Nichols.geceral agent. Dear Sir. We beg to acknowledge tbe receipt of your favor of the 9th lost., and the check for the proceeds of po icy No. 2 078, The Mutual Life Insurance company, on the life of Horace Nichols, late pret-ldect of the City Savings Bank. The orig-inal amount of this policy was only $2 000, but the accumulations came to $4,072, ' so that the entire amount received by us is $6,072. Facts like t ese are ye-y eloquent. With many thanks, we re main, Your recp- ctfully, . . ,, Wji. B. Hincks, . Geo. M. Baldwin, Executors. S. H. Newman, Mutual Life. A big gang of Mexican "deck hands" came in from tr e west this afternooD, after wo-kinir as at ction bands along the Southern Pttdtic. g WILL POSITIVELY APPEAR AT THE MYAR OPERA HOUSE j ttvt THE j I MASKED BALL. sf With all their Brilliant Costumes and their own Grand Orchestra of 3 Thirty Skilled Musicians. 3 The Day's Doings in Brief From the World. FOR AFTERNOON SERVICE Many Events That Occur Daring a Day are Told Promptly by the Herald. Much News of Interest to the Read ers of This Paper. Heartbroken by Defeat New York, October 8. J. L. Downs, a life long friend of General Grant, and at one time a prominent manufacturer of fire arms with ex tensive works at St. Lousi, Mo. , at- empted suicide in Central park last night, and will rot recover. Mr. Downs was 65 years old, was an enthusiastic free silver advocate and took the stump f ir Brvao. working uneea-iinarly.. H- entered into the campiijro with all his strength. Wheudeeated he was heart broken and despondent. He fousrtb too, for the cause of Carter Harrison for mayor of Chicago. Mr. Downs had made a study of the financial question, not only in this country, but iu Europa. He was well to do. A Mysterious Suicide. Chicago, October 8. In a clump of woods on Euclid Ave., two boys this morning found the body of a woman. She was evidently a suicide, ljing half bidden among tbe tall grass. From a telegram and other papers found on her, she is suppose to be Mrs. D. P. O'Cjnnell, the wife of a attorney. A telegram sent from a small town in Tennessee, September 25, the police think, explains the suicide. It was found clutched in the right band and read: "Will leave for Cuba tonight. Dan." Two bottles of laudanum and paregoric, both empty, were found in the grass close beside her. Afraid of the Fever. HARRISBURG, Pa., Octobar 8. The departure to Jay of Governor H&jtings and stalT, the supreme ad superior courts and the state commission for Cbickamauga and Na-hville, there respectively to take part in the dedi ca'ion of the Pennsylvania monuments and Pennsylvania day at the exposi tion has been indefinitely postponed owing to tbe outbreak of yellow fever in the south. It is probable the new dates will be set the last week of the present mooth in the conditions are favorable. Established a Match Monopoly. Washington, October 8. Minister Hart cables tbe state department from having reestablished the patch mo nopoly ana promoiieu iuo importation of mat-he-it will confiscate any that mmr .iii x7o T'hft minister nrntpiHtfrl against the i' justice of this sudden action, especially as exporters were unadvised of a change, but his efforts were unavailing. A Love Sick Youth. Vienna, October 8. A sinsatiooal suicide in high life is reportsd here to day. Count -Hfinrich Wurmbrand, nineteen years oldacda son of tbe form er minister of coanmerce, shot himse'f dead in a cab. The jourg count was in love with a beautiful En2lih eov- erness, but she declined his advances and refused to marry him. The de spondent count killed himself. G rover's Nephew Under Arrest. Emporia, K-ins., October 8. C. E. Hastings. nephew of Grover Cleve land, was place! unJer arrest at Ellin wood claiyccl by G. W. W. Yates, state agent for thi Union Central Life Insur ance company, of Cincinnati, O., with emb- z. ia $1,200 of the company mon ey. Hastings was the resident agent here. Xothingf Kuowu iu Washington. Washington, Octobar 8 Nothing whatever ia known ia Washington to dy about the reported es -ape of Evungelina Cisneros, the beautiful Cj ban prisoner, from the jail in 11. yuan. A Ravisher Hung1. Omaha, October 8. Geo. W. Mor gan was handed here this morning at 10:15. He ravished and murdered th;rt en year old Ida Gatkill oo Nov ember 3, 1S95. Morgan occupied a room in an old house across the street from tbe Gaskill home. Ha asked Mrs Gaskill to allo -v Ida to take care of his room, offering her 50 cents a week for the work. The child had been caring for the room for one wesk, when the crime was committed. Her playmates saw her enter Morgan's room on Sun day afternoon, and she was never seen alive after thtt. Her body was found in he room adjoir.ing Morgan's. She had been assaulted and strangled. Morgan was found asleep and half drunk on his bed, with blood on his clothing. Morgan was converted to the Catholic faith and confirmed in his cell by Bichop Scainell last Sunday. He professed indifference as to fate to the last. M iruaa came to Omaha from Blair, Neb., where he was accused of ravishing a child, but he escaped pro secution. Morgan was probab'y an as sumed name. A Dangerous Fire. Kansas City, October 8. A fire was discovered at 6 o'clock this morn ing in the Lebenste'n four story brick build. ng on Delaware street and in spite of hard work by tbe fire depart ment both that and tbe Emery build 'ng were reduced to mere shells. The Emery building was occupied by fami lies as living apartment', and a man, his wife and a girl were rescued from the fourth story window by the firemen on a extension ladder, after aH other means of escape had been cut off. The L'?benstein building was used as a warehouse by the Jones Dry Goods company. The loss on the stock amounts to $50,000. Governor Pingree Returned New York, October 8 Oq the steamer Venezuela which arrived this morning from Venezuelan p rts had on board Governor Pingree, of Michigan. He was seen at the quarantine station aid looked the picture of perfect health. He said this was his first vaca tion in nine years. He met President elect Andrade, of Venezuela, and dined with him. He was most favor ably impressed with Andrade who proved to be a broad minded, liberal statesman. The Mill is Off. Dayton, O , October 8. The mill scheduled for tonight between Billy Stift, the best of Chicago mhidie we ghts, and "Kid" McCoy is off, Mc Coy havir g jumped bis forfeit owii-g to the signing of art'cles for h's ma'.cn with Crtedon. Stift's backers and friends are sore over the outcome as the be'.itf is general that the Chicago boy would have made mincemeat of the "Kid" and thus put a new face on tbe proposed match with Creedon. Caused by a Cigarette. Kan&as City, Mo., October 8 F.iuht.v hnrsRs were burnea to rlpat.h in afire which destroyed the stables of the Kansas uny rraasrer company early this morning. Eight firemen were working oi the roof of the build ing when it gave way and they were mom or less iniured. The fira wmh caused by a lignted cigarette which a boy carelessly tnrew into a pile of rubbish. Weyler Refuses to Quit. New YORK, October 8 f ne corres pondent of tue Herald at Madr.d ca bLs that General Weyler will figh, tooth and nail, ugamst being removed from Cuba and is trying to terrorize tbe liberal ministry into retiining him in command. Weyler threatens to use his inn lence over the army to create a disturbance in the peninsula, or sell himself to the Carlisis. Caused by a Premature Explosion Monterey, Mexico, October 8. Arivioeg htve ieajfied here of a ter rible accident tenty-five miles south of h;re. A tunnel was bing c instruct ed by the Mexican National railroal arid the premature explosion of a blast ii-i-iirrt d kiliintr four men outright and woundirg ten others i-eriou.-ly. ''The accident i busing investigated, by the authorities. A Delicate Announcement. I Trenton, N. J., Ofctob r 8. Mrs. Grover. Cleveland has retired from soi ieiy for a time and only ner aO:t i titnate frier d are received at the Cleveland mans. on in Princjtoa. Tuere is not mucu reason to expect Mrs. Cleveland ti again appear in public uo.il alter xnuuKrgivmg. Mexican Conference. At this morning's session of the Mexico northwest Methodist con ference now being- held in this city, reports were read from different parts o' the district. Rev. Corbin reported twenty-five new additions to this pas torate. Rev. Bustamente of Chihuahua reported many additions down there and an excellent condition of things generally. Several pastors reported building chape's, and Riv. Elliot of Durango reported twenty new mem bers, a collection of $1200, and a very hopeful outlook. Rev. M. Villeral of Marfa was released from the ministry at his own request. The conference decided that it were best to build no more chapels with Mexican soil roofs, but to use corrugated iron. Drawing t a Close. Chicago, October 8. The state will finish introducing testimony in the Luetgert murder trial this afternoon and tbe prosecution will rest its case against tbe accused sausage maker. For the first time since bis arrest, Luetiiert has expressed doubt that he was going to be acquitted. "The state is doing me up, " he said. AS20,0J0 Blaze. Cleveland, O., October 8. South Brooklyn, just outside the city limits, was visited by a fire this morning. It started in the Miller tannery and four stores and two dwellings were burned. Tbe Cleveland fire department was sent out with en tines, but they were useless. The loss amounts to $20,000. Cousidered Annual Reports. Washington, Otcober 8 Today's cabinet meeting was devoted wholly to t he consideration of annual reports and foreign affairs was not mentioned. All the members of the cabinet were pres ent except Secretary Gage. Hanna Won't Debate. Cleveland, O., October 8. Senator Hanna will not debate with General Warner. ''I shall pay no attention to the so-called challenge. I will cot talk about it. I will simply ignore it," he said. Will Stop at Pittsburg. Washington, October 8. The pra sident has decided to stop over at Pittsburg on Lis return ti Washington from Canton on Wedne lay NjV. Cld, the day after tbe Ohio election. The Yellow Fever. New Orleans, October 8. The semi-daily bulletin issued at 1 o'clock shows four deaths and twenty new cases in this city since 9 o'clock last night. Nicaragua Canal Engineer Appointed. Washington, October 8. The president has detailed Maj. W. R Liver more, of the army, as engineer for the Nicaragua Canal company. Another Minister Appointed. Washington, October 8. The pres ident nas appointed Dr. George M. Bridgman, of Elizabeth, N. J., minis ter to Bolivia. Photographer Naudin, of Juarez, who was inducted by the federal grand jury for tending nasty pictures through i he mails, some two years ago, was caught on this side oi the river this afternoon and arrested. Conductor George Seamons of the G. H. has got h s $200 gun back. An unknown party soked it with a second hand dealer fur $10, and the dealer got the $zo reward from tseamoas lor re turning it. The embalmed remains of Miss An nie Shaw, diugot r of Eiitor Siaw, of Dallas, were shipped home this after noon, her mother accompanying the remains. Clara E. Bannett was granted a divorce today ia the district court from Henry Bennett. Under sheriff J. C. Jones has bought two lots oa biooit 32 of Franklin Hights for $500. Lots of water is reported up the river, especially in tbe viciuity oi Rin con.; H. F. Blcoin has bought two lo's on block 17, franklin Heights lor $500. Wanted-A boy. Must give fcood reference. 211 San Antonio St. Marriage license Thomas H. Bolyn ia Mai ia T. Pedrin. ana Theo. Eggers .s .uruu the big hotel a. QatjraavttC. George Harper is baofc from a New Mexico trip. J. H. Wright came up this morning from Ysleta. W. A. Hawkins has returned home to Silver City. Sam Black returned east this after noon over the T. P. George Look has returned from his southern hunting trip. Will Cheney ha? gone to San Marcial to work for the Santa Fe. George Huffman of Ysleta returned this noon from an Iowa trip. Arthur Hughes of Hillsboro, N. M , is here with four cars of rich ore from, tbe snake country. Rev. Hall, the new first Methodist church pastor, is due next week. He comes from Dakota. Messrs. Niell and Walter Shelton start out this evening for the Sacramen to os a three weeks hunt. Supt. O. W. Case and Assistant Supt. C. H. Aiken, of the Pacific Ex press company, arrived this morning from Dallas. Mrs John G. Greaves, wife of a pro minent Pennsylvania iron king, pass ed through El Paso yesterday en route to the City of Mexico. Mr. J. A. Smith who was severely injured yesterday by being thrown from her carriage, is steadily improv ing and will recover. Editor D. W. Carter, of the Spanish Methodist. publication, El Evangelista, has arrived from Nashville, Tenn , to attend the Mexican conference in thia city. Rav. A Hoffman and family left this morning for Raton, N. M., where they will be located for the ensuing clerical year. Cjuite a number of friends saw them on. Mrs. Rooney, wife of the district and ounty clerk at Alpine, left for her home over the G. H. She has been successfully treated in this city , for a chronic ailment. Merssrs. Stewart and Spencer, of tbe Mormon colonies, arrived last night, and retnrn south tomorrow. Mr. Stewart says they have completed tbe deeds for tbe Colonia Hidalgo pro perties, and are filing tbe same today. Th city council did not meet lat night because of the circus; but will meet tonight. The venerable body will be asked to have ward 4 sprinkled as the residents of the same are chok ing with dust. By the resignation of Will Julian from the custom house, Mss Nannie Bead becomes liquidating clerk, S V. Fulkerson bond clerk. W. R. Watson deputy collector and clerk, and P. V. Soutberland night inspector. Bayal m&kes the food pare, witoleaomo aad UelirioaM, P017DEB Absolutely Pure DOVM. SMOM MWMR CO., NtW VORK.