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EL PASO DAILY HERALD. FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 1901
4 I Link and Pin. a t itti p rit o . A night train from the east pulled iato the depot and as it slowed up one of the negro porters ran ahead ot it lirenthlesslv down the platform. into the station he went and up the stairs to the depot company s omces. "We must have a stretcher quick, boss: dere's a mighty sick man in my car." he cried to the first official he met. For a few moments ail was excite- merit. Then a couple of redcappea sta- tion porters cooled down a few tie - grees and hunted up a stretcner. w un this under their arms they followed the excited Ethiopian out onto the nlatform again. The train had stopped and wa un- j when the Cotton Belt was lakeu.out loading its precious freight of human of the hands of the receiver, Mr. Co souls. The porter motioned the red-: nen bcame general manager of the capped men to the rear sieeper " then led them on a dog trot in me ai - rection he had indicatea. ite gave them orders to shove the stretcner through a window he had opened when he saw something whicn mriae mm ian back in amazement. Before him on the rear platform stood his invalid, tall, erect, healthy looking ana smu - ing. -Why, Lord a-massy, boss, ain t you " By this time the passessenger had climbed down off the car and he was approached by the conductor of the sleeper. He. too, was surprised and excited. The conductor started to speak, but the passenger spoke first: "Conductor, when I got on at St. Louis last night, didn't I go straisht to bed?" "You did," assented the official. "You said you were " "And when you came around to see my ticket didn't I tell you I was very sick and asked you to wait until morn ing?" "Yes, yes. and when ".' "And didn't I groan and toss about all night so that not a soul in the car could sleep?" "You certainly did, and "And when you came around to see my ticket this morning. I was lying as if unconscious, wasn't I?" . . - "Yes. you were, but " "Well. I tell you, -I wasn't sick a bit. not I. I was just broke, that's all. Now. if you'll walk aero33 ine street with me 1 11 get a check cashed and pay vou what I owe you. Say. con, we'll have a drink, too. Bring max black rascal and those two redtopped fellows along. Me sick? Just watch me." Kansas City Journal. A BAD ACCIDENT. Conductor Sill, of the Santa Fe, was badly burned in a peculiar accident on the road. The ash pan of the engine had fallen down and the engine was stonned to place it back in position The fireman had been probing in the fire with a long and heavy poker until it was heated to a white heat and when he got through he gave it a toss end wise out to the side or me engine. Conductor Sill had walked up to the engine to see what was the trouble and happened up to the side or tne en gine just in time to catch the hot end of the poker in the breast, it tnen slid -iown his body to the ground - burning and tearing his clothes as it went. He grabbed the hot iron as it slid down in his hands and they were . terribly burned. while his vest and trousers were almost burned from his person and in burning they burned his bodv. Mr. Sill could not get a relief conductor without delaying his train, so he pluckly wrapped a Pullman blanket about his blistered limbs and completed the trip. The hot Iron struck at a downward angle, which was lucky for Mr. Sill, for a direct blow would have probably driven the poker into his breast and would with out doubt have produced a fatal wound. NOT FUNNY TO HIM. An incident that seemed funny to everybody but one man is said to have happened at Yoakum. When a train stopped there Sunday morning a fine- looking man and woman, presumably man and wife walked out of the car door with the intention of getting off and were followed closely by a colored woman. There was the usual crowd ing and bustle always attending the alighting of a large number of pas sengers from a train and in this the colored woman was pushed up to the side of the man and his wife was shov ed away. As the man and colored woman proceeded own the steps the man gently assisted the dark-skinned female to the ground and started walk ing away with her while his wife was helping herself down the steps and the crowd was giggling. As the laugh grew louder he turned to ask his com panion if she knew what the crowd was laughing about and was shocked to see that he was walking with a ne gro and with an "Oh!" and an icy stare at the black face beside him, he hurried back to his wife, who seemed to be enjoying the joke as well as the rest of them, even though a part of it was on herself. But the man did not seem to see a bit of fun In it. IKE COHEN DEAD. Isaac Cohen, a well known Texas g Have You Seen o o b a b Our new line of Kodak Albums? Prices ranging from lOc to $3 OO. Cheaper than Cards. o q . ::::o:o::: ::o:o::o:o::o:o::: railroad man. died at Austin. Mr. Co- I hpn rnmrnenrpil winnine his own hread . at an eariy age and at thirteen he was a telegraph operator. In the early days of the Houston & Texas Central he . ,i, , nnsjtinn of train disnatchpr at ; Hempstead and subsequently held that position in Houston. His aptitude at tracted favorable attention and he was soon transferred to the general office of tne company and during the perior of the superintendency of Major A. H gwanson. Mr. Cohen was his chief ceTk. when Major Swanson was , ma(e receiver of the Cotton Belt. Mr. Cohen went with him as his private secretary and attended personally to most of the ,etaii duties incident to ! the receivershin. Consolidated compresses of North Tex . a8 and subsequently went to Tyler . wnere he became interested in the saw miii i,Riness. He afterward returned . to nis 0id home in Houston and was . iiVng there at the time of his death but wa8 on a vlsit to Austin when he was attacked by pneumoniaand died , He was a self made man and popular wherever known. ROCK ISLAND OFFICIALS HERE Charles B. Sloat, general passenger agent of the Chicago. Rock Island & Texas railroad, and Geo. W. Andrews traveling freight and passenger agent of the same line, came in from Fort Worth last night. They are here to make friends for the great Rock Island and to spend a few days in the finest climate in the world. Mr. Sloat says be knows very little about the El Paso extension of the Rock Island except that the work began on the first of January and is being pushed with all possible haste. Of course he has no connection with the New Mexico lines of the company but keeps posted in a general way. Mr. Sloat has always been a friend to El Paso and it would not disappoint him or surprise his friends if he were sent here as general passenger agent of the western lines of the company. THE LASCA WELL Superintendent Martin returned this morning from Lasca, where he went to inspect a well the company is hav Ing dug at that place. The well has been dug to a depth of 1117 feet and six water has been encountered, but the source of supply has not been deter mined and hence it is not known whether or not its capacity would be mfficient for the purposes for which it has been dug. Mr. Martin says pumps will be put to work on the well in order to test its supply and the water will be analyzed to test its qua! ity. The object of the company is to secure a water that will not be injur ious to the engine boilers and. it Is hoped that in this Lasca well they have found the desired water. A PROTECTIVE LABEL. George Russell. Pullman conductor, returned west this morning after his usual stop-over in El Paso. Mr. Rus sell happened to a rather serious acci dent on his last run into this city. While passing through a tourist car on his train a bell pulley was jerked off by the cord being pulled too bard by the train conductor. The pulley hit him on the top of the head, but was prevented from doing farther in jury than a severe shock by the brass label on his cap. As it was he was staggered and knocked silly, as he ex presses it, for a moment and if the la bel had not caught the blow it would have undoubtedly resulted in a bad wound on Mr. Russell's head. SPARKS FROM THE ENGINE. Excursion Agent Young, of St. Louis, passed through this morning with six passengers. Conductor Stockwell, of the G. H., went out on his run last night after a fortnight's vacation. Frank G. Rush, excursion agent from Cincinnati came in this morning with fifteen people and one stopped here. As a token of their sympathy with Judge Townsend in the death of bis mother the G. H". employes had their yard flag at half mast yesterday. Judge Townsend Is employed as a helper in the G. H. shops. H. A. Bethea. foreman of the G. H copper shop, and Ed Taylor, a copper smith, were summoned to the depot this morning to investigate a defective gas pipe on a car of the Sunset Limit ed. They found that apipe was stopped ud preventing the passage of gas through the regulator and they hav- lnar no authority to break tne seal were obliged to let it stay stopped up. With about two hours work thl9 morning the connection of the pipes that are to connect the Mesa wells of the G. H with the yard tank was fin ished and the men went to Ihe mesa to complete the few preparations nec essary at the pump house to siarx ma water. It was the intention of those in charge of the work to have the water running at 3 o'clock this after noon. m m m BUSHONG & FELDMAN, Photographic Supplies. A Western Union line gang consist ing of eighteen men under Foreman J. W. Brown, of St. Louis arrived this morning from Dallas with two lines which they have been putting up from Dallas to this city. One of these lines is to connect with the line which the company is now naring put up be tween El Paso and Los Angeles. This gang left Dallas on the 15th of November. TWO DEATHS SINCE YESTERDAY. An Old Citizen Expired at His Ranch Near the City. Charles Kezer. aged 69, died last night at 1 o'clock at his ranch home on the Santa Fe fifteen miles south of Las Cruces. His body will be brought to this city on the Santa Fe tomorrow morning and taken immediately to Concordia cemetery and buried. The deceased has three children re siding in El Paso. They are Henry A. Kezer, the florist, Mrs. Charles H. Campbell, and Miss Lucy Kezer, c'eliv ery clerk at the postoffice. Edward A. Lowry. Edward A. Lowry. aged 23, died this morning at 7 o'clock on North "Stan ton street. He was an - optician and came here from Philadelphia" about three years ago in search of health. For fifteen months previous to a niorth ago he worked at bis trade in the Sprinz jewelry store, but became un able to work and gave up the job. He was a lense grinder and tht; glass dust probably affected his lur.ga, but he claimed that the cause of his dis ease was falling out of a boat into cold water, resulting in a cold which set tled on his lungs. His sister accompanied him here from Phila delphia and made her home here with him. His body will be buried In the Evergreen cemetery after funeral ser vices at the Catholic church tomorrow morning. The Markets Today's quotations on the New York stock exchange and cotton exchange and the Chicago board of trade, as given below, are as received over pri vate wire at the El Paso Stock and Mining exchange, Sheldon hotel block Oregon street: STOCKS. Open. Close. American Sugar 134 132 American Steel & Wire 42 39 Atchison Pfd 85 84 C. B. & Q Federal Steel.... ., 49 47 88 113 Lou. & Nash ;.88 Manhattan 116 Northern Pacific 83 People's Gas 99 80 98 Tenn. Coal & Iron 08 56 GRAIN. Open Close May wheat 79 80 bid 44 bid May corn 44 COTTON. Open Close March 9.359.36 9.369.37 May 9.309.32 9.30(&9.31 THE METAL MARKET NEW YORK, Jan. 24. Bar silver 61 7-8. Mexican money quotations in El Paso today 49 & 49. toCTTERMILK CAFE, 313 N. Ore gon street Open until midnight. MYSTERIOUS GIFT RECEIVED FROM EL PASO. Fort Worth Officer Received a Hand" some Badge From this City. Captain Joe Witcher night cap.ain of tho Fort Worth police force, was sur prised yesterday by the receipt of a gift that was very unexpected. He did not know that it was coming to him until he received a notice that at package was at an express office waiting for him. It proved to be a gold badge, inscribed with his name and rank in the police service, and cane from El Paso. There was nothing in tho package to indicate from where the badge came, and Captain Witcher is as much mysti fied as anybody else as to -whom the gift came from. Ft, Worth Register. Free open air concert every night on Little Plaza commencing at 7:30 by Brother Paul, the Quaker's Concert company. Free to everybody. Strawberry short-cake at Buttermilk Cafe. B la Shape. Toozer Do you know I'm quite a be liever In the theory that we have lived before in some other shape. Loozor (who has Just paid for the ninth drink) Ah, very likely. Toozer Wonder what 1 was in my former life? Loozer Dunno. Sponge probably. Pick-Me-Up. Oae Short. "They're boastln a good deal 'bout this big census total, Llmpy, but 'taln't correck." "An w'y not. Weary?" "Coz I wuz sound asleep on th' sunny side of an unsusplcionln ole farmer's haystack th' afternoon the census fel ier called." Cleveland Plain Dealer. Of the Courts Supposed Noted Crook. Officers believe that in the person of Joe Harris, now under indictment for picking pockets during the carnival, they have a noted crook. Harris is the man who was arrested by Ed Bryant while in the actof steal ing a lady's purse. He was indicted yesterday. He is thought to be a man with a national reputation as a crook and one who has sailed under various aliases. He is also thought to be a renegade; having been ostracised by his pals for some offense committed In the past which gained their displeasure. To substantiate this theory officers state that all other crooks arrested here during the carnival seemed to have many friends who called on them as soon as they were locked up and endeavored to get them out. On the contrary Harris has been visited by few if any persons since his incarcer ation and spends his time in moody silence. , Young Prisoner Released. ! Alberto Cordova, the twelve year old boy who accidentally shot and killed his nine year old cousin, Leopold Cor dova at Ysleta several weeks ago, was subsequently indicted for" murder. This morning he appeared before Judge Walthall on a writ of habeas corpus and was released on his own recognizance. I The prisoner is a bright faced lad of good appearance. He is one of the . youngest persons ever indicted in this I state for murder. All the facts of the case tended to show that the killing was purely accidental and it was a surprise when an indictment for mur der was found against the boy. After hearing a full statement of the details of the case Judge Walthall or dered the prisoner released on his own recognizance in the sum of $500, which is practically a discharge. Attorney Harris Walthall conducted the habeas corpus proceedings. No Verdict Yet. The case of Louis Maxwell vs. the two electric light companies is still oc cupying the time of the civil district court. Maxwell's heirs are suing the electric light companies for $10,000 damages. The case will not be decided today. County Court Idle. The county court has been idle to day. The court has not adjourned, but has had no business to transact today. Plead Guilty. Apolonio Hernandez, under indict ment for robbery by assault and as sault to murder, plead guilty before a jury in Judge Walthall's court today and was given four years, two In each case. Divorce Granted. Mrs. Rosa Johnson has been granted a divorce from her husband Thomas Johnson. Sh esued on the grounds of harsh and cruel treatment. Massage baths. at Natatorium Turkish COUNTY FAIR NEWS. Two CoaTtnatloni Overheard by Your Dear Old Uacle Ell. As he reached home and stood be fore his wife there was a look on his face she had never seen before. He seemed to be a foot taller and a ton heavier, and his general air was that of a man who bad a million dollars in the bank. "Jo Joel, what Is it? What has hap pened?" exclaimed the wife in tones of fear and anxiety. "I've struck It at last," he replied as he swelled with Importance. "Found a gas well?" ' "Noap." A gold mine?" "Noap." "Any one died and left you a for tune?" "Noap. It '8 snnthln a heap better. I've taken fust prize at the county fajr J iur we oesi Dusnei or carrots growed In all tbis county!" "Waal, Jim, I heard you was over to Charlotte, and I thought I'd stop and inquire how things went.". "Who you callin Jim?" "Why. you, of course." "Thn. sir, I'd have you know that my name is James Johnson Jones." "But we've bin nayburs and friends fur the last 15 years, and I've alius called you Jim." "Yes, I know, hut things are differ ent now. Sun (bin's happened." "Good Lord, but what kin It be?" "You know that red calf of mine the one you said was a whoosher? Waal, I enter! him at the county fair. and he took the blue ribbon." "Jim Johnson, you don't mean It!" "It's a cold fact" "Then, . by gum. If you'll run fur president of the United States. I'll vote fur you all day long!" AL Quad. Geaeroaa Tremtmeat. "Charley, dear," said young Mrs. Tor- kins, "politicians are real unselfish peo ple, aren't they?" "They don't enjoy any such reputa tion." "Then they are misunderstood. I never saw anything like the way one side gets up and warns the other that It Is making n mistake In its candidate and Its platform instead of letting it rush on to disaster and defoaL It is positively noMe." Washington Star. Americans are so droll," the visiting Londoner wrote in his notebook. "I heard one of them say this morning that he 'had a corking good time laat night,' when it was perfectly plain from his disordered appearance that he had had an uncorking good time." Chicago Tribune. News "A Repository of High Grade Goods." McIVER-PATTERSON VEHICLE COMPANY. Tne Buggy Men." ' R. M. Patterson, President, W. T. Batts, Sec. and Treas. Carriages, Traps, Stanhopes, Phaetons, Road, Spring, and Mountain Wagons, Milburn Farm Wagons. Salesrooms: Corner Stanton and Overland Streets, Opposite Fire Department. I II I 1 I I I M M I A pleasure to show Real Estate. No trouble to answer questions. We sell the earth in large or small tracts and on terms to suit the pur chaser. WIELIGMAN 6t COTTINGHAM, - - Real Estate Aeents - - Office: Wells. Fargo Express Office. Phone 455. Two choice business buildings in heart of city price $65,000 and $55,000 rental income $9,600 and $8,400 per annum. Elegant new nine room brick residence on Mesa avenue, $4,200 easy terms. Five hundred residence lots in all parts of city. Prices from $200 to $600 per lot easy terms. Eleven houses on Texas "treet, close in, will soon be business prop erty. Rental income $2,400 per year with prospect of 50 per cent gain in value in one year. Price $16,500. Business property close in on San Antonio street,, rented for two years at $1,720 per year. Tenant will lease 'for 5 years. Price $13,000. Fifty large and small residences In all parts Df city easy term's. A number of choice business lots close in that will advance in val ue rapidly. Two business buildings, lots 61x120 feet one block from postoffice, sell at a bargain. New modern business building, fine location, close In, have tenant who will lease at $3,000 per year Price $25,000. 48 foot front corner lot on San Antonio street partly improved, rental income about 12 per cent. This is a fine bargain. Four rooming bouses from 10 to 24 rooms --or sale cheap. Close in and on easy terms. Twenty farms, 10 to 1C0 acres cheap. Close in and on easy terms. Two grocery stores in business part of town. Two choice fruit stores. Restaurant close in. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 "Cleanliness is Next to Godli ness." I El Paso Dairy Company Producers and Dealers in fPURBMILMREiM The Largest and Most Complete Dairy in the Southwest. J. A. SMITH, Manager. 'Phone 156 Office at Buttermilk Cafe. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 1 1 I I A Rapid Descent. "Yes, the girls claim the family was once in very good circumstances, but they suffered a great come down sev eral years ago.'' "How was that?" "Their father fell out of a balloon." Cleveland Plain Dealer. No Good. Mr. Freeborn Jackson Whad yob gwine name 'im, Laurelia? Mrs. Jackson Anyfing yob lalkes anyfing 'cept Alias. Ise noticed boys o' that name nevah comes to no good. They's alius in the police co't. Brook lyn Life. Boaad to Keep la the Swlaa. "Mrs. Fotheringay Jibbs came to my reception 'without an invitation." "You don't mean It?" "Yes; she explained to me that she felt sure my omission of ber was an oversight." Indianapolis Journal. Great Explorer T pliali Intro duce a few new Ideas into my next po lar expedition. Interviewer What are they? Great Explorer Well, I Will go on my lecture tour before starting on the expedition, and perhaps I will have my book printed while I am away in order to save time, and I intend sending the relief expedition out at once, with in structions to wait where I can find It. Baltimore American. Two Down to tTopld. Oh. Jack, picas add my card for me!, Tfiiia spoke a nut brown lassie In love (I thought) with naught but bar Insensate Hoek and orassie. rd waitft! for hrr at the ninth. My Innks belied disquiet. But as the winsome maid drew near My slujrish pulse ran riot! T When to the irreen so radiant Like hint ot autumn's Mending. Of gold and russet tints, she can. A crisis seemed inpending. "Here's a pencil. fow put down The first Ave each in six. Then on the sixth T took an eight Due to my slicing tricks. That's let me see that's thirty-eight. The long hole was a ten. Don't look so grare and sadl I've seea It played much worse by men I Row, on the eighth 1 made a aeresw I tired there. You know There were no caddies, and my cluba ' Weigh half a ton or so. But still this hole waa best of alL I midc a crashing drive. Tou saw me lay it dead in four. Which made my only five. That's five times six are thirty. Ota, I add like the old Harry! The column foots a 'naught,' you say; How many'a that to carry" Deep down within her glorious eyes My gaze dwelled fond and burning; Half startled now her lashea drooped The troth at last discerning: Tbey tell me, Madge." I whispered loss, "For each lass is a laddie. And something tells me am I wrong? I am your rightful caddie I Dear heart. I've added up the score: There's only one to carry, sad I'm the one. Will you consent Your loving Jack to marry" New York Boaj. The Best Line of Buggy Harness in the city. Don't fail to Ex amine our Line While Visiting the City. It Will Pay You. Write For Prices. I I I I I I I I 14-1 I 1 1 1 1 1 1 n 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 1 T 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 DO YOU EAT? If You Do and Like Something Good Call at the BUTTERMILK 1MB. Where you will find home cooking and the finest cup of coffee in the city. 313 North Oregon Street, MILK DEPOT. DAIRY LUNCH. Milk and Cream Fresh From Our Own Dairy. Open Until Midnight. hiL, PASO DAIRY CO., Props. M. F. MAYHEW, Mgr. I II I I I I I I I I I II I I I I I I I I I I I I Were Ijarcliiiif to Zion' That's how the good old sons goes. But now the people ride in com fort and luxury when traveling to ward ft The Citv of the Saints." The National Live Stock Associa tion will hold Its great annual convention In Salt Lake City, Jan uary 15-18, 1901. Say, Brother, are you with us? Only one fare, plus two dollars, for the round trip, via "THE DENER ROAD," and your choice of routes west from Pueblo, Qol orado Springs and Denver (wnh special train service.) There will be a Happy Time. Salt Lake City Is neted for success in caring for and entertaining con ventions, and "YOU DON'T HAVE TO APOLOGIZE FOR RIDING ON THE DENVER ROAD." W. P. STERLET, A. A. OLISSON, A. G. P. A. G. A. P. D. CHARLES L. HULL. T. P. A., FORT WORTH. TEXAS." N. B. Drop us aline for further Infor- maiion. Through Train Service BETWEEN EL PASO and CAP1TAN El Paso & Northeastern Railway Co. AND llainordo & Sacramento H'ot'n By. Cr WHITE OAKS ROUTE. TIMS TABLE NO. 6. IMouBtela Timal rrala Leaves El Paso 10:30.. m. Arrives Alamogordo 2:35 p. m. Arrives Oapltan 3KK p. m Train Leaves Capltan .' 8:00 a. m. Arrives Alamotrordo 12:20 p. m Arrives El Paao 5:00 p. m (Dally Except Han day) Stage Connections. A Tnla,rosa Tor Moscalero Indian Acaa :r and San Andreas mining region. At Oarrlaosa For Wtilte Oaka, Jlcarillaa 9-a,lltnaa and anrronndlnp; country. At Walnut For NocaL At Oapitan For Ft. Stanton Sanitarium ray. Lincoln, Richardson. Koidoao and aonito conntry. For Informal-a of any kind regarding th railroads, or tt i country adjacent thereto call on or write -o A. S BREla 9 a'l Bapt A Trite Mgr., Alamogordo, R. M B. AUXANDKB ase't Oen'i;F. r. Agt Alamogordo. N.