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VOL. XVIII. NO. 109.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
EL PASO, TEXAS, SATUKDAY, MAY 21, 1898.
JOSHUA 8. RAYNOLD8, President;
ULY88E8 8. 8TEWART, Cashier;
FIEST NATIONAL BANK
El Paso, Texas,
Capital, Surplus and Profits
H. L. NEWMAN, Banker,
W. H. AUSTIN. Oashier;
A General Banking
tHT Mexican Money and Exchange
Bullion Bought. SAFriT Y DtSPOai T
3. R. MOREHEAD. President;
J.O. LAOKLANO, Cashier;
STATE NATIONAL BANK
A legitimate banking business transacted in all its branches. Exchange on
all the cities of the United States bought at par. Highest prices paid for Mex
Banco Comercial of Chihuahua,
3jy and sell Mexican Money and Exchange on all the principal cities of the
Republic of Mexico, the United States and Europe.
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Directors: IUT9 TBRRAZA9; ENRIQUE O. CRUEL: JO. M. FALOMIR;
MAXIMO K.KAK A UEK;
ADOLPU KKAKACER, Manager.
V THE NEW SHOE C ( ' '
V FOR WOMEN. ... oorosis. 9
X fc Cork between Inner and S.
-and dealer i ri
Paints, Oils, Brushes, Varnishes, Etc.
Agent for O'Brien's Celebrated Carriage Varnishes and Ray
mond & Co. 'a Enamel for Furniture, Bric-a-Brao (all colors).
Let me give you an estimate on the next painting you need.
Satisfaction Guaranteed HaTPMpa?n1rou.? e'S?
CASA DEL CONSUELO.
On Santa Fe line, between Doming and Silver City, An up-to-date hotel, 900 feet,
broad veranda, altitude 6000 feet. No raosqultoa In summer. Hudson Hot Springs
Mineral Water unexcelled for cure of Rheumatism. Kidney Diseases, Indigestion,
and all forms of Stomach disorders. Also, Skin TMseases Remarkable cures of
Rheumatlam and Stomach troubles where other mineral waters and medical treat
ment have failed. A delightful and beneficial place to spend your summer vacation.
Rates- $3 60 to SS per diem Including plain baths. Other baths, 60c each. Monthly
rates made on application to A. R. QRAHAM Mgr., Hudson, N. M.
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. 117-119 EL PASO ST.
M. W. FLOURNOV, Vice-President
JOS. F. WILLIAM8, Asst. Cashier.
H. L. NEWMAN, dr., Asst. Cashier.
Bought and Sold. Oold and Silver
BOXiSS UVtt ttUIN X.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN, Vice-President;
J. H.RU88ELL, Asst. Cashier.
Lull TEKKAZ.AS, .
oft?.? Banco Mkero of Chihuahua.
EL PASO ST.
HUDSON HOT SPRINGS
j'fc M. S't' jk.
-v,- -V -y- VJV -IV
of Plaids, Checks,
Stripes and Mixtures
in Suitings, as some of
New York's well dress
ed men seem to be this
season, we suggest that
you permit us to show
you some of our
QIiia onrl D I n - 1
uiug aiiu uiaiiv
and Serge Suits
You can have no
clothes in better taste,
nor any which will give
better service in pro
portion to their cost.
Single breasted, four
button sacks, and dou
ble breasted sacks, silk
i iiii ii mil i inn ih
house in the city.
EL PASO S
is one thing; making ltright is another.
They DO say that the first Im
pression goes a long way, and
often the Frst impression on a
store, or the goods it gives, de
. cides the matter of whether or
not that store shall have a
buyer's steady patronage.
Be that as it may, we're per
fectly willing to have our rep
utation rest upon our cheese.
New York State CHEESE has
a big hold upon everybody, or
nearly everybody who tries it.
It's rich and appetizing.
If you don't say it's as good
as any you ever tasted, after
having tried it, then don't buy
here any more,
We know you'll like it, though.
GROCERY STORE. I
Oor. Han Antonio
and Stanton Street,
Hie 131 A
BIj P-A-SO, TBOCAS.
J $20 Shampooing, 25c.
The latest and best. Cleans
the hair and leaves it soft as
silk. A Perfect Dressing.
Groc ry Co.,
Cor. Overland and
$ Served in all flavors.
M Delicious Cakes of .
y all kinds and unex-
M TEA, and
You Can't Judge
A Sausage by
neither can you fix the value
of a bicycle by its enamel.
Sensible people want safe
bicycles, and safe bicycles
must have the best material,
the most careful construc
tion, and must be made by
people who know how mak
ers who have learn ee by ex
perience. We can interest careful
people in the construction of
if they will give us the op
portunity. We'll show what goes into them,
and explain why they are better
than others We sell them on
easy payments if desired.
W. G. Walz Co.,
Music Store, Bicycle
and Sewing Machine Depot.
EL PASO, TEXAS.
San Francisco Street,
EL PASO, TEXAS.
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The United States Forces Have Not Had
Very Good Sueeess On This
Side of the Oeean,
So Everybody Is Looking Askance At
His Neighbor, Or His Superior
Offieer, and Saying,
"ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS?
The New York is at Key West and the
Rest f the Ships in the vvmawaru
Washington, May 21. Important
faets regarding Admiral Sampson's
fleet leaked out here today. They
lead to the belief that a naval engage
ment ia very near.
It ia stated that the cruiser New
York ia the only ship of the fleet that
has returned to KeyWeat, and that
Samnaon has remained in a good stra
tegic poeition to descend upon Cerve-
ra's fleet should it appear on tne aoutn
coast of Cuba.
Tbla noeition is in the Windward
Passage, close to Santiago, which port
Cervera made two days ago.
Samnaon's scouts are believed to
have informed him fully of the Span
ish movements. It is further said that
reinforcements have been hurried to
the nrinclDal American fleet, and also
that the blockading squadron off Ha
vana has been strengthened. xne
New York returned to Key West to
get a new search light and replace
paraphernalia smashed during tne
bombardment of San Juan.
Clark Was Willing to Face the Whole
Wasaington, May 21. The battle
ship Oregon is reported safe in Cuban
waters today. Captain Clark at Bio
was given voluminous instructions and
it was suggested that a convoy be sent
to bring him up. His reply to the de
partment will become historic. It was,
'Please don't tangle me up with in
structions; I am not afraid of the whole
The Oregon will arrive at Key West
tomorrow or Monday, and upon coal
ing will at once join Bear Admiral
VIA SUEZ CANAL.
Spanish Securities Are Going Up.
Madrid, May 21. The government
ia confident that there will be no diffi
culty in sending a squadron to the
Philippines, as vessels drawing eight
metres can pass through the Suez can
al. Securities on the bourse have
risen this week generally.
He Slay be Alger's Assistant.
Washington, May 21. It ia nnder-
atood that ex-Postmaster General
Wanamaker has volunteered his ser
vices to the government during the
war; the president may appoint him
assistant secretary of war.
Sow the Americans Who Go to Cuba
Have a Keal Foe to Face.
Tampa, May 21. Information has
reached here from reliable sources
that yellow fever in epidemic form has
attacked Blanco's men.
Washington, May 21. Congress
was not in session today. The house
adjourned because it had nothing to
do. The senate adjourned to give the
finance committee an opportunity to
sit today and make changes in the
pending war revenue bill.
Rand's Grove pleasure rescort
Grand concert every Sunday. Open
daily. Refreshments at popular price
4:00 p. m.
The Cubans are Making Big Promises
Tampa, May 2L A strange story
is afloat here among military men
that there has been a sell out some
where by the Cuban insurgents. The
complete failure of the Cubans to as
sist in the landing of the Gusaie expe
dition, and again Gomez's half hearted
acceptance of interference, are things
not calculated to impress the military
officials with any great faith in Cuban
promises. It will surely develop with
in a few days whether these suspicions
are correct, but under the rigid censor
ship now in force the reasons for this
cannot be explained.
And They are Surprisingly Well Kept,
Key West. Mav 21. Where our
ships are at present is not known gen
erally. Those who know keep it a
most profound secret, but it is declared
that there ia no occasion for anxietv.
Their plans are complete acd they
know exactly what to do in an emer
gency. It is hinted here in circles that
should be well informed, that matters
are now so well arranged that it seems
impossible for the American fleet to
fail accomplishing what they have set
out to do. It is also confidently believ
ed that with reasonably food luck ne
gotiations for peace will begin within
Her Sympathy With Spain is 111 Con
Washington. Mav 21. The rmin-
ion that Germany will soon accord to
Spain her active aupport persists here
itrongly. While it is difficult, or im
possible rather, to find actual confirm
ation of this, the belief that is so posi
tively held is strengthened by the re
port from Manila that German resi
dents there, influenced by instructions
sent to the German consul. Lambertin.
are sympathizing openly with the
In a Railroad Collision.
Chattanooga, Ga.. Mav 21. A
train conveying the firat Missouri In
fantry of St. Louis from thia city to
nicaamauga ir'ark was wrecked in a
collision tnia morning. Five Drivatea
were killed and twelve badly injured.
ine military train waa run into by
regular passenger train running at
high rate of speed.
Admiral Cemara Returns to CaAir.
Madrid, May 21. Admiral Cemara
has left Madrii on his return to Cadiz,
with instructions reerardinsr the
serve fleet now lying at that port. The
Cadiz fleet will probably be divided
into sub-aquadrons under different
Greater New York Fires.
New York, May 21. Two big fires
occurred at Greenpoint near here this
morning. The loss ia two hundred
thousand dol'ara. One fireman waa
killed and ten injured. A dozen fami
lies are homeless.
Our Whole Stock
NEARLY AT COST
We have too many;
Our 65c Lawns at 50c.
Our 45c Lawns at 32 l-2c.
Our 25c Lawns at 18c.
Our 20c Lawns at 14c.
Our 15c Lawns at lie.
Our 12 l-2c Lawns at 9 1-2.
Our lOc Lawns at 7 l-2c.
Call early and get
110 San Antonio Street.
For the Terrible Disaster at Chatta
Washington, May 21. Secretary
Alger this afternoon telegraphed Major
General Brooke, commanding at Camp
Thomas, to take every means of ascer
taining who is responsible for the rail
road disaster in which the five Mis
souri aoldiers were killed and a dozen
injured, and to prosecute the guilty
persons. He was alro instructed to
use every facility in relieving the in
Colonel Grigsby's Toughs at Chica.TO.
Chicago, May 21. Col. Grigsby's
cowboy cavalry arrived at Chicago
from Sioux Falls, S. D., this morning.
The troopers were switched into the
stock yards, where they went into
camp. They leave for Chick amauga to
morrow. The resriment is made up of genuine
cowboys who have followed the ranges
aa their regular occupation. fc,very
man in the regiment 1b an expert horse
man and crack rifle shot.
Report to General Coppinger for Duty.
Camp Neak Mobile, Ala., May 21.
The firat Texas volunteers, of twelve
companies and one thousand men, CoL
Mabry, of Austin, commanding, have
reported here to Gen. Coppinger.
There are a husky looking lot, and the
regulars are pleased with the thorough
ly military appearance of the new ar
At the Chickamauga Rendezvous.
Chickamauga Park, Ga., May 21.
Water costs 75 cents per barrel. The
aoldiers have plenty but guard it day
and night. It threatens to give out
and a water famine ia imminent.
Spain is Profiting by Our Apparent
i London, May 21. Spanish bond
showed surprising strength in the Lon
don market today.
The Charleston Has Sailed.
San Francisco, May 21. Thp
Charleston sailed for the Philip
pines this afternoon.
we must sell them
New York, May 21. At the famous
Manhattan Beach track this afternoon
the followers of the cycle racers are
being afforded their first opportunity
of getting aline on' the condition of
the big riders this season. The occa
sion ia the meet of the Quill Club
Wheelmen and also marks the open
ing of the National Circuit in the
east. Thia list of participants in
cludes nearly all the great filers of the
track Eddie Bald, last season's cham
pion; Tom Copper, who Jhaa rounded
into the pink of condition at the Cin
cinnati track; KIser, the "Dayton
Demon;" Tom Butler, who announces
that he is out for the championship,
and Arthur Gardiner, the Chicago
His Tongue in a Sling.
New York, May 21. George Tulley
was dying from hiccoughs in Bellevue
hospital, when a new cure was tried
with complete success. A pair of big
forceps was fastened on his tongue, and
the tongue kept stretched out all last
night. Thia morning the hiccoughs
vanished. After Tulley has worn his
tongue in a sling for a few days he will
be all right.
To the Philippines..
San Francisco, May 21. The first
infantry, now at Presidio, has received
orders to break camp Sunday after
noon and make its quarters on board
the City of Pekin. The Pekin will
probably leave Tuesday. The First
Colorado arrives tonight at Presidio.
Ex-Mayor Hewitt III.
New York, May 21. Former Ma
yor Abram S. Hewitt is ill this morn
ing, owing to his advanced age. As
Mr. Hewitt is 76 years of age great
concern is felt as to Mb condition.
Reached Cnba Safely.
Key West, May 21. Another expe
dition has reached Cuba safely with
wholeaomo and taUosnn.
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