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Süitlhtvc.'J ví(uicL a M'i ( i ai. vrv. w;r.. rlpiioti l'rlrr. Thr- f"HiiV M fcf'ti' Out JTff laTUr.aMv In Advance' .. .1 7 ATtVBRTKIXO V,. I, onf t l nr 1 ' 'l i tti.M! la n.rli iH'r kl liillll .... . .i 'i i , . ., 1 JUie mrnus oí inn iniui) - are Locruir;r alarnicl nt the pros It ot of ike .n-iige of llio ro Yiíirg for t lio j'iiytjH iit of -13 cents a day for footling íirisown. Tlio mnoniil niilit lio mliu-e'l till inoro nuil tlitu tin re wouM lo n ,'ool j'lofit ti feeling tlie Tirison i'Tf. The prisoners ouht to lio foil 1'V contrnct nnl tlieri tlio coiin tiot wouM not linvo to pay inoro for the HTvice tlttm it is worth. J. A. Wiirr.Moi:r. lms the dis tinction of lit in;; the only person out of tli fast It t of vacation np point menta bent to the council for contirmiitinn who was not confirm ed. Ho was nj'pointeJ a iiicuiIht tlio lioarJ of regents of the Ag ricultural Colicúo, nt Las Cruces l.iit tlio council rcfuscil to confirm the appointment. AV. II. II. Llow. llyn, Vj. V. Chaves ami M. Knlazar narrowly missed rejection as AVoild'rt Exposition managers for New Mexico. The exemption bill ought to be killed in the house. It has passed the council but camo very near Veiny defeated in that Wly. The bill, ns it parsed the council, pro vides that every householder in the Territory shall Ve allowed an exemption of -00. There will bo u frtublorn li.ht over its pai-sago in the house nud it may bo defeat ed there although, the probabilities are that it will puss. If it becomes li law it will exempt not less than $.",0W,0lH) from taxation in the Territory. The special message ot the Gov ernor to tho legislative assembly will uive an idea as to the way the legislature is saving money. The (overnor dil not go far enough. Ho ouht to have had tho -ourage to have vetoed the bill even if he had known that it would have been passed unanimously over his veto. Instead of doing thi-.i ho has shown his weakness in allow ing a bill which he knew to boa jx-rnioious one to become a law. lie might have done his duty and then the whole blame would have rest.-.l on the legislature, but in htcad of lining that he s?nds a spe cial nn-s-tat to the legislature in which ho points out. tlio injustice cif the bill, ami, at the sani time, allows it to become a law by limi tation. " The Governor's action has not elevated him in the estimation of the jH'ople. Siscr President Harrison was defeated at the xlls last Novem ber, ho seems to have experienced a change of opinion as to the civil bervice laws, l'efore the election ho did not appear to thii.k that the rules ought to be extended to other branches of tho public H.Tvioe than thoso where they v.ero already in force. lie lost no opportunity to put republicans in oflh-e and paid little attention to the requests of the civil service commissioners. Since the election this has been changed. The Pres ident bees that there is but one way to ko.'p tho republicans now in ol'iio in their jMisitions during tho coming administration of Gro ver Cleveland and that is 1o ex tend the civil service rules to all KM-ible brai cScb f.f th civil ser vice. The rules have already Veen extended to all letter carriers and it is sift to say that tho pro tecting wings of the civil service law will brt stretched out over all the republicans that can be reached 1 fore the itli of March. It is a pretty g'od thing for the several hundred thousaud republi. cans in oiiioo in this country that the civil bonica law may keep them in office during the adminis tration of a democratic president, but it is barely jiobsiblo that the democratic hoada of department will find it necessary to retluco the force of employes and that a largo numlier of republiean will iind themselves out of employ, ineiit h few weeks after tho new udiiiiiiií-tiatío'i comea in. That plan was adopted by the republi can at the Wginuing of Harrison's a dminintrutioii ami it may be vif.-. d to good ndvautfle by tho c!-: . crn'i. .January 10, 1SX. J T' t!iv l.-'l:tt A'f'iiiMy : I iiiwe tho honor to notify you that I have njproved council bill No. i'., amending chapters 2 and 77, laws of lb'.U, relativo to poll tax. That I havo filed council joi.it resolution creating otlicers of the ? , : i i r...: 1...:. a ni loiriM.iiiire limi iiaiii: iuvh wm- 1 í 0U 1 .. , , . j tnsai ion, anti nouso joiuiioiu lion No. ", roviding irtho lay iijcnl of legislative in ployt eR, in !.he ollk-e of.V"-e'cretary of the Te r r i t ry, u n a p roved. The first of those resolutions provides for tho employment of twenty-seven ofl.cers and em ployees in tho house and twenty- five in tho council, at balarles which amount to SloS each day for tho house, ami ir 1 "JO for the council, being 2iJ in all. This is in addition to the seven officers of each house provided by II. S. law and paid by tho National gov ernment The council has there fore thirty-two officers and em p!oy os for its twelve niemlx'is and the house of representatives thirty-four for its twenty-four members. Should this cxtiaordinary num ber of officials bo continued throughout the session at tho sala ries named, tho total expenso to the Territory would be about !rlG, 000. I believe that every tine agrees thut both the numberof em ployees is very excessive and that the salaries paid in most cases are unnecessarily huge. Arizona, with a legislature exactly bimilar to that of New Mexico, has been content with threo Territorial clerks in each house at an aggre gago salary for the entire session of í'.fótí; and in Kansas, where the senate consists of forty und the house of 12") members, the Renato has twelve officers and three pages and the house fifteen officers and six pages, tho officers receiving ! ruti.l f..r ri ili'T 'I i..(i ef wtirriirttH I I í ( oui i n - ii ! o ), f f .-:.! 11.1 1 itsit rnni'O hi'ti'-o s'liiiol turnl . .. ,1' Ij.CCHHI'M I .'lr.ir y tun.l ( court ct'itilii'iilen lViiitrutuirv current pxi'in- ftinl Kl M .fti'iillanrtnua cíl The first four are fundi of in;-i, tutions, including all the tax s fVr their purposes thus far collected for next year, and of course theyV caaiirJLlc t'ucln-d. Tlio T'ext six per day and the pages 2, making a total expense of h-ss than Í100 per day; while no good would re sult from tho veto of a resolution of this character, as to which al most every member of both houses is absolutely committed, and in which political and personal friends of nearly all are interested; yet the governor can not bo ex pected formally to approve that which in reality he disapproves, and I have therefore filed it as above stated. Under the organic act it vill become operative at the expiration of January 10. Tho chief objection to tho house joint resolution No. 5, appropria ting money to pay the employees of the legislature, is the form ami elToct of the appropriation. We havo just been able to get our financial matters into a somewhat systematic shape, by keeping the fiscal year separate and the differ ent funds entirely distinct. Uut this resolution aims a blow at all such system. The expenses of this legislature belong to the I'.n fiscal year, but by tho appropriation clause in this' resolution the treas urer is ordered to pay these war rants "out of tho appropriation for pay of Governor's rewards and ex pensi s of serving retpiisions in the uii.scellaneous fund of the 4.1d fis cal year, or out of any other funds, ill lie uisorei ion i t lie I ren.surer, in which there may be money at tho tiuio of tho pri beiitation of the warrants." liio available amount in ttie reward fund is about $1,.'100, and tho requisition fund about ?.jOO, so that the remainder must come from id sew here. To take it from some fund pledged for another ob ject is only to bhift an indi bkd liess, besides ioiat wig a prior ob ligation. To take it from the money paid in for use in the next fiscal year is simply to invite trouble then. If the taxes receiv ed for the 1 1th year are to 1h used for other objects before that year begins it bhouhl bo with the per. fl-ct knowledge of tho legislature and by an explicit law to that ef fect. In order that there may be no misunderstanding about the financial situation, 1 submit the following table of the sums in each fund belonging to tho present fis cal year, at the closo of Saturday last, January J: I'civerhity $ C.10S St hiKil ef Minea S.si'.i Intuitu) Aiolum 3 1(1 Ancuit 'irl l')llfn 3.8t.l Pfinl.'iiUury mu rebt ui.d uikiiijf fu ml r.,(''f) (':illi)l intt-rent 7.'.'.l.'l Pri.vihi kid! unit M.'ilifi.n iuierent. b,77S Current l'elim Interest 01 C.ieitul ctmtilit.'i'iil Int. 'lent I,f;s7 Insitne Anyluui Ixuul iiilcruol 3 ( 'uUie indemnity fund 7'. J 'l'miihK rtatioii of convicta 41 Worlú'a fair 3," ('.ipilol current extitUMi fund.... Court fiiud l.r.US S.tlary f un'l 8.7 items are interest funds, jubt .'" 1 cient to meet our interest obli"j tions and prevent defaults; f I.tHK) of tli! penitentiary interest and 1,503 of tho capitol contingent interest weie paynhlo in New York on January I, but havo not been charged up; 7,000 of capitol interest ami $.1,000 provisional in- lebtedness falls duo on March 1. There is nothing that cau bo tak en from these funds. Of the next four, each one is sufficient to meet tho drafts to bo made on them. The Bum in the couit fund is not expected to meet the expenses of tho courts for the remainder of the fi.-c al yoar. This leaves nine funds from which something can perhaps be taken without serious damage. But the sums so availnblo are not largo. Tho fund for tho payment of assessors is to pay commissions on the taxes now coming in, and is being rapidly used up. Perhaps 2,000 may be available from it; but it should moro properly be used to piy arrears duo to the as sessors. The salary fund may spare ab.mt 2,000; the insurance license school fund, $1,800; tho li brary fund derived from selling compiled laws, and the fund to pay old court certificates, may be used entirely if desired, amounting to i")0. The miscellaneous fund, apart from tho available balances of the appropriations for rewards and requisitions, can afford but little; tha license fund is largely open for use, and tho penitentiary current expense might havo a moderate amount taken from it, if it be thought good policy to use it for other purposes. Thus it appears that by using every cent that can be squeezed from the various established funds, about 12,000 might be obtained for all purposes not heretofore provided for. This is all that it is possible to secure from the money raised tor use tins year, and anything beyond it, must be taken from tnat which n specially levoto I to tho year beginning next March. Whatever is subtracted from that will reduce by exactly so much the sum which the legisla ture can appropriate to bo used during the year. L. Biui'FOUD Prince, Governor. The people of the Territory of New Mexico can now lay aside all hopes of statehood until after the assembling of the next congress. The republican senators .held a caucus a few days ago at which it was determined not to take up any of the bills for the admission of any of the territories. This ac tion confirms what the Southwest Sentinel has been baying all along that a republican senate would not admit New Mexico and give tho democrats two additional senators. Tho republicans have been keeping New Mexico out of the union for purely political rea sons but have not had tie courage to say so. The next congress will be democratic and will admit New Mexico. The refusal of the re publicans in the United States senate to admit New Mexico will make the state, when it is admit ted, solidly democratic for all time to come. idMiMi. r.n i.i::t mad. (bneinl Benjamin l' Bnl'er t" 1 at hi Washington residence l.i i. Wednesday morning of heart fid, no superinduced by an acute nt Í nek of pneumouia. Ho had been in attendance ot the United State Supremo Court tho day be foro and his death was entirely unexpected. Gen. Butler was, in many re- 'sp cts a remarkable man. He was a very successful lawyer but many of his cases were won on techni calities and by sharp practice. His jtolitical career cannot bo compared with that of any other American politician. He was elect ed to congress as a republican and after having served in congress he conceived the idea that he would like to be the governor of Massa elm-setts, lie ran for the office on the republican, greenback and democratic tickets in different campaigns and w as elected in 18S2 on the democratic ticket Ho ran again in tho following year on the democratic ticket and was defeated and the next year he became tho candidate of tho anti-monopolists for president. He experienced no more difficulty in revising his po litical creed than the chameleon is said to experience in changing its color. During tho impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson ho was very active in his effort's to conict tho presidí nt and was very much dis appointed at the result He was born in 1818 at Deer- fit Id, N. II., and his father, Capt John Duller, served under Jackson at the battle of New Orleans. Ho received a collego education in Mainetistudied law and became á member of the Massachusetts leg islature, j His promiueco in na tional politics began with tho Charleston conveution in lSfiO, when ho voted 57 times for Jeff Davis. At the outbreak of the war ho was a brigadier general of the Mas sachusetts militia, aud when Lin coln issued his first call for troops, Butler took command of the cele brated Eighth Massachusetts reg iment, which was the first organ ized body to encounter hostile onslaught. Ho was soon after placed in command of the depart ment of eastern Virginia. It w as then he made his decision that negroes were "contrabands of war." He captured Forts Hatteras and Clark in North Carolina. In 18G2, after Farragut had vir tually captured New Orleans, But ler took possession of the city. His administration of affairs was marked by great vigor and in tho ensuing December he was de clared an outlaw by Jefferson Da vis. Gen. Butler was then recalled, and near the closo of 1SG3 he was placed in command of tho depart ment of Virginia and North Caro lina. Ho was afterwards called to the army of the James. In 18GÍ he was sent to New York to insure quiet during tho election. In December of that year he conducted on efficint expedition against Fort Fisher and was after wards removed from command by Gen. Grant liiZ IICLSIIAIT, WlmlMiils nixl Ri toll PraWi Id Tobacco, Cigars, - JQHH BR0CKh',f.H, frrsincuit. T: A FÍO TÍA ( I ) Smokers' Articles. V SIITO CITY TOÍOíIu i mu of silver cm, . ; TIIAU5ACTS A GFUERAL BA1TEI1T0 BUSINESS Comer K:!u art Brcsíay, formcrlj Walls- Fargo Office. JOHN BR0CKEIAN, Silver City, New Mexioo. Gold Vitt purclififlwd mitl ikIviuht mntlo on pliipmpnt of entilo, eold pilvcr bullion, orra, etc, Superior fiiciliticn for making eolleetioria on accedióla points ot pur for CiiKtoraora. Exchange on the principal eitios for pnl. ü 0. W. VEItA, OILS, LAMPS, GLASSWARE. Lubricating and Coal Oil a ppocialty. SILVEKCITY, - NEW MEXICO PI ARL0R SALOONK) J. II. W Eli ST Ell, rvop. Central, - - - New Mexico. Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars. A. ft Private Club Room. The pleasantest place in Central in which to spend an evening. Headquarters for the "Boys in Blue." J. M. WALLACE & CO., Wholesale and Retail Oakors Grocors. STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES, FRESH BUTTER AND EGOS CAKES AnD C3KFECT13.ÍERY. Corner ot Builard and Yankle Slreeti. SILVER CITY, NEW MEX, CHAS. leZGEíl, Ir THF. new county bill which ha.s been introduced in the legis latuie (should become a law, the citizens of Lordhburg and the southwestern part of this County could petition for a new county. The part of this Coiiuty lying west of range 13 west, and Kouth Edwap.d J. McnriiT, Jr., w ill be elected United States senator from New York today. The general county bill which has been introduced into tho leg islature provides that the lines of no new county (hall run nearer than 25 miies of tho county seat of any existing county and that no new county shall bo created with an area of leps than !),f00 square miles. This bill would prevent tho creation of a county out of tho southern part of this County along tho lines proposed by the promot ers of the new county scheme. It was proposed to come witl in 20 miles of this place with tho north Dealer In JT Tl7 Two tloora from Tostonee, on Erotlway. Live Poultry, Hunch Ej(js, But tcr and Home Produce of all kinds. Table Delicacies Always cn Hani (( The cye; Corner of Yankee Street an i P.rmirltvajr, former ly oceiipitU liy Xlieo. lieiKiiiuii, Hie tuilor. BTEV3 tTKLE, rroyrliatcr. All tlio Finest kliuls ol LIQUORS and CIGARS Cold Anheuscr Beer always ou draiiKlit. ElaEGAITT RESTAUEAKT Open Day and Might. Good Meals at all hours Fish, Meats, Vegetables in season. always supplied. Gullard Street. : : Silver City, N. M of township 21 south, complies with all tho requirements of the lino of the new county, and Grant new bill. It has a little more than , county would have been left with the required area, more than the. less than 3.C00 square miles of required amount of assessable territory. It is not probable that property and population enough the promoters of the scheme will . T.l . 1 11 . 1 I '11 !. lor trie purpose, xi me citizens oí nnt very nam ior me nni in us present form for the reason that Ijordshurg should get ahead of the Deining people in tho matter of a new county, Lordhburg might become a couuty seat and thii there would Ik? no show for Dein ing, because there would not bo territory enough left to form a new county. The Florida county people w ill have to be up and do ing or tho Loidhb'urgers will get ahead of them in tho fornritiun of anew county . if the bill ihould pass. Now there is a chance for the Western Liberal to advocate tho pasíago of the uew couuty bill. some of the territory which tho promoters of tho new county do siretl very much to get iuto Florida county will have to bo left in (Srant County. It is safe to say that tln re w ill bo no special bill passed at this session of tho legis lature for tho creation of a uew county out of a portion of Grant County, and if such a bill should pass it wotdd, iii all probability, bo vetoed on tho ground that it was ppecial legislation. There ap pears to bo no immcidiuti prospect of a division of Grant County. DEMING HOUSE li miiis neatly nin) oomforlwbly f iirnit.h etl. Terms reuKunuLilu by day or week. Silver Avenue, one bWk South of the iitimt. Mum. Maky K. I.oi.i.ins, l,ririetrt(i, Lleuiing, N. M I, J. IX (,,rrc iHur.ci'oitHi MAX SCHUTZ, T F. CONK A, J. W. CARTER. IIARRT B0 OTfi II. S. GILLETT & SON, WHOLESALE AND IIETAIL STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES, C. G. KIDI) & GO'S OLD STAND SILVER CITY. - - NEW MEXICO GURDON BRADLEY, -DEALER IN- enera! lüiierc&iandise SILVER CITY, - - " 1TEW MEXICO. Spocirl Attention Gfivcn to Out of town Order. n "Seeing is Believing." . i a lamp : ; y.': ''. yV' . A must be simple; when it is not simple it is iij'yji'i mw.vwinot good. imfle, Healthful, Good these V J words mean much, but to see " The Roches u r " t- 7 Will imnress the truth more forrilih- All Tr.rt-y', i ? tough and seamless, and made in three pieces or,!v, i it is absolutely safe and unbreakable. Like Al n idin's V of old, it is indeed a "wonderful lamp," for iis mar- s ' velous light is purer and brighter than pns liHií, -:íÍ softer than electric lieht and more cheerful th .in eii lirr. and we wilt irnd you a lamp nffl bv exr,re--yuui cjuuc ci o-.cr Tanclics from the Largt't Lamp S.ort i the H'viJ. ' liOClIfcVItu LAflF CO., 42 Paili. Pi-.tc, T.'cit rU Ci;. i-i XTfl TT'íi t - Flour Hay nni Grain by Wholesale and Retail SILVER. CITY y trh FLOUR. Cornpr LI UV Du lard J1T I tankl SU. JIvND hl8 i m mm. t M mM I " Dnlv Excluzivm Flour. H,iv nnri firnin Stnra in iha f.ilw nvc. k:. white, npro-p'tr. j Me J. H. MATHEWS. K. L. BLACK. MATHEWS & BLACK, SILVER CITY. N. M., BOX 270. . Advice Givon on Treatment of Ores. CrvciLlo As.;ays made by tlie Most Reliable Method. Ofllce Main Street, Adjoining Trnmont Houso. W. C. PORTERFIELD Carries the Largest Stock ol JDru-gs - Paints - Oil3' Patent Medicinos, Toilet Articles, Books, Slaíi'..ieiiy -and Druggists' Sundries in New Mexico. bottom: prices. Paso ddl 400 El Paso Street, El Paso, Texas. 'Ob 3 JONES' MEAT MARKET Ttie Fluent FRESH AND SALT MEATS Alwayi oil lUnd. SADDLES, HARNESS, CUHS, PISTOLS, AMMUNITION . AND All Kinds of Baddlorjr Hardware and Ranch Supplies- 1-AIU i:!-,'!' lJBAr.,X:iti- I- Tllli HOL'TUWUHTi Our Ixatlicr Goodt nie maile cxprcsily fur tlie Fnuitler and ar uiisiirijussi-d, and we eanuot bt buuten in Iow Prices. SPECIAL ATTENTION. GIVEN MAIL ORDERS. .. S AAHON SCIIUTZ; cx-oi-ssiiarcr, HRYK i Eiílí, BULLAIU) HIIU'.KT, 3id Door Kotitli of l'i.sl-olll. builillnit- FONG GEM Prop, EXCELLENT CUISINE. Fv(r tie lli iu-y 111 llif niiirkt l, Bt M lionrs fit til IwiMily finir. Iti-.'iilur iHimt r I A mils) or tooiit-T. ti.iue. 1 iii. M'-itk.-, Kiinili, t-MkU lOftlllt (iiMIMIH'i or i: Jilrlilc. C'.il.l ll It'Kl 'tv iful HiK ii'lnii ( fviry riisiMiin i. o ruiiu- initly rli au. 1 lr) o U'iute in i nnc . ruM fcitji. v aiu BOOTS AND SHOES. t Stock and Lowest Prices in Town. . Bülljrd Street. SILVER c:ty, h. u, I linn ( Succ'CSNora to Jons S. Swift.) WHOLESALE AND RETATIL DEALERS IN ;t. HARDWARE, HAY AND GR AHI. Cilvcr City, \n\n ALUS K. MAITONAI.D, tliruu Al l-Hi flllt Ti'H cfucial rtrER cr surca urr I.X-.lW. IOlllt.1 l.'n-U. IM fllll.' t:l ll JIlV-rllllll. il i it- ii ni 1 r llm. I ni. rtU M II"' p..t-.T. In Silvr City. N. .'(.itl-cliift mullir. os. r. cc.va'mt. r,;.r. cI-nok f"r ,,,',''"ni Tbb Rochfstpr If the l;np1ea!-r it r-'t Oir jr"""" 0.-K.