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ALLAN H . MACDOMALD. h ito An rnrHirrrB. T mfi'vhi mni hi Jr Invariably In Advanoe. .1 .1 J .10 ADVCRTIDIXd II At. fHf Inrh n I ".... I I ln Irnh otti month !M tm ln-h rr iitmiíh It 00 1h.U. nil.) 0 rl . prrllii r.va lnrtlon. Ixicitlwrilc n2t cU. per War, t nUril at the i.i.ms la City, N. M.,bs DEMOCRACY AMD SILTEB. To vli domooraU of the United States: Waktiisotos, Mr. 4. Wi the under signed democrats, preoent fur Tour con sideration the following statement: We beliere that the establiMhment of gold m the only monetary standard and the elimination of eilrer aa a full legal tend er money will increase the purchasing power of each dollar, and eo the burden of all debts, decretive the market value of all other forme of property and con tiaue and increase the buiineee depree- sioo and finally reduce the majority of the people to financial bondage. We believe that no party cao hope for en during auoceee in the United BLatee eo loner it ailvncatM m aini1 irnltl fttji ntl. - - - - m ard, and that the adrocacy of such a financia policy would be especially dan g eroua to a party which, like the demo cratic party, derives ite voting strength from thoee who may without reproach be called the common people; and we point to the overwhelming defeat of the party in to the opposition aroused by the veto of the seigniorage bill and to the atill more uoaniuuoua protest aaiuat the issue of gold bonds as proof that the democratic party cao not be brought to i .i . i.i .1 i Vil V mu yJi b ih hilt) yuiu iwuuhiu yui -KJ. We believe that the money question will be the paramount issue io 189G, and will so remain until it is settled by the intelligence and patriotism of the Amer ican voters. We believe that a majority of the demócrata of the United States favor bimetallism and realize that it can be secured only by the reetoratiou of the free and unlimited coinage of gold and silver at the present ratio, and we assert that the majority baa and should ex ercise the right to control the policy of the party and retain llie party name. We believe it is the duty of the ma jority and within their power to take charge of the party organization and make the democratic party an effective instrument in the accomplishment of Deeded reforms. It is not necessary that democrat should surrender their convictions on other questions in order to take an ac tive part in the settlement of the ques tion which at tbia time surpasses all others in importance. We believe that the rank and tile of the party should at once assert themselves in the democrat ic party and place it on reoord in favor f the immediate reetoratiou of the free nd unlimited coinage of gold and silver at the tireoent legal ratio of lu to 1, sucb coinage existed prior to 1873, with out waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation, such gold and silver to be a full legal tender for all debts, public and private. We urge all democrats who favor the financial policy above set forth to associ ate themselves together and impress their views upon the party organization. We urge all newspatora in harmony arith the above financial policy to place t at the head of the editorial column and aseist on the immediate restoration nf bimetallism. Signed: 14 P Bland, Missouri; W J Bryun, Nebraska; II A (JotTeen, Wyom log; Ceorue W Fithian. Illinois; J T Cookrell, Texas; Jobo L MoLauren, Kouth Carolina; James O MoGuire, Cali fornia; George Ikert, Ohio; Justin B Whitintr, Michigan; O Snodgrnna, Ten nessee; Ueorge t' Richardson, Michigan; M A Smitf, riiooa; A V, Odgen Louis ana; i C Capeheart, West Virginia; W L Moore, dunaas; It I) Money, Missis sippi; W H ftyan, Missouri; B F Grady, North C imlina; Charlee F Morgan, Mis souri; Q W Shell. South Carolina; hd ward Lane, Illinois; D D Donovan.Ohio; A C Miner, Houtb Carolina; Marshall Arnold, Missouri; W II Dennon, Ala. bama; W J Talhert, South Carolina; John S Williams, Mississippi; T J Suit, South Carolina; A I CJaminetti, Cali fortiia; W F Bowers, North Caroline; Antonio Joenph. New Mexico; Kvan I Howell, Atlanta Constitution; J Floyd King, ex-member of oon crees, of Louis eiana. FERSO.XAL. By looking over our snbacrip tion ILst we tin J a great number of delinquents; many more than we can afford to carry. DurÍDg the hard times we managed to get along without pressing onr fiiends for financial assistance, but now that the business outlook is bright ening, we are going to call upon every person indebted to us on account to come forward and dis charge their obligation. We hope that our subscribers will not treat this request with indifference, nor construe it to mean a general pe riodical dun. We mean you, per sonally, dear reader. If roo are indebted to the BocTHWKST SENT INEL we want you to come in pay up; we need the money. Allan 1L Macdonald. The people of Tinos . Alto challenge Attorney Crist to pro duce a letter from that camp which will in any manner tend to blow that the commutation of the sentence of Murderer Davia was tioóhod or considered jusL They aloo challenge that honorable limb of the law to name an individual ia rmoa Altos with whom he ever Li 1 any corres jxmdeaco in regard I'JTLF.ASAJl r FAtTS. Whilo the Southwest Sentinel was tho first newcimpor in the Territory to direct attention to the Davia commutation case, and the apparent irregularity through which a red handed murderer was soon to gain his freedom and laugh at justice, we were confident that an explanation would be forth coming from Governor Thornton which would exonerate him from culpable intent to 'defeat the op erations of law or cast odium opon his official escutcheon as the chief executive of this Territory. The people demanded an explanation and they should not have been disappointed. The law had been transgressed and subverted and they hod the right to demand an expression from those who became the instruments in overturning it The Southwest Sentinel, in common with the rett of Oovernor Thornton's friends, believed that some mitigating condition would develop in the matter; that a pe tition of some sort, asking for the commutation of the sentence of Davis, would come to light; that a committee of Grant County cit izens had secretly prayed the Governor's clemency; that he had been furnished evidence, (al though false) to the effect that Davis had been more sinned against than sinning; that he had discussed the merits of the case with his friends and associates and upon their united advice had allowed his high sense of justice to bo tempered with forgiveness; but no! Investigation has ban ished all these hopes. lie has made no public statement; he has offered no extenuating explana tion; he is silent However, he has talked with friends about tho case, and it appears that the great motive power in this deplorable transaction is found in the per suasive words of Attorney Crist, for upon being asked why he did it bis only answer was "Crist asked me ta" The indignation of the people of this section has been intensified by the audacity and impudence of the New Mexican in commenting upon the case. That paper has not only been untruthful and misleading in its statements but it has assumed a degree of arro gance calculated to bring down the wrath even of its warmest friends. Col.Kichard IIudson,member of the board of penitentiary commis sioners, returned from Santa Fe last Friday and upon being inter rogated in regard to the Davis matter, by a representative of this paper, gave the following facts: Reporter. Well, colonel, you have been up to Santa Fe, and I see by the daily papers that you have been investigating the Davis commutation matter. Hudson. Yes sir. Being a res ident of this County,and living in the community in which the mur der of Hugh Fox was committed by Davis, I considered it my duty to investigate the matter. A com mittee was appointed by the pres ident of the board of penitenti ary commissioners, of which lam a member, to investigate the af fairs of the institution, and in the due course of business I intro duced the Davis pardon matter. It W hat about the two checks for $125 dollars each charged to the account of Convict Davis and payable to District Attorney Crist? II. The committee called in Superintendent Bergmann and had him produce the book of accounts designated as the prisoners' bank book, and we found from this record that on March 17, 1801, an order was given by Convict Davis to Supt Bergmann for 1125, and upon cross examination of Supt Bergmann he testified that he gave a check for that amount (1125) to J. U. Crist, district at torney of Santa Fe, in proof of which he produced the stubs of bis check book which gave the date and amount,corresponding to the checks. On September 12, 1805, we found another order for $125 drawn by Convict Davis in favor of J. LL Crist and payable to his order at the First National Bank of Santa Fe. It Did you find any record in dicating why this money should pass from Davis to Crist? II. No sir. IL Who compoeed this com mittee you speak of? II. O. A. Hadloy, W. E. Dame, Comr. Abeytia, and myself. It Did you inform yourself as to v Lctl.t r there had ever been a petition for tho pardon of Davis filed in the Territorial secretary's ofSce.ns claimed by the New Mex ican? II. Yes sir! J. went to Secte tary Miller's office, in company with the Hon. Geo. Curry, of Lin coln county, and asked Mr. Miller if any petition or instrument of any character, asking for the com mutation of the sentence of Con vict Davis, had been filed in his office, and I was informed that no soch paper had been filed in his ofUce. It Did you have any con ver salion with Governor Thornton in regard to the Davis commutation matter? II. I did. It What did he say in justifi cation of his action in the matter? H. He appeared greatly cast down and said: "1 am sorry I granted the commutation of the sentence of Davis, but I did it upon the request of J. H. Crist" J. II. Crist came out in an elab orate communication in Saturday's New Mexican, and acknowledged the receipt of the $250 in question and attempts to show that the transaction between Convict Davis and himself was legitimate and wholly consistent with his profes sion. Ale says tüe were bis fees for securing the commuta tion of the sentence of Davis.and, while he proves that he accom plished his purpose, by failing to explain his methods or set forth what he did to convince Governor Thornton that his client deserved his mercy, he makes the matter against the Governor still more complicated. We are, much against our will, forced to admit that the whole transaction becomes more odious every day. Mr. Crist has set up a defense for Governor Thornton, which, in point of rhetoric, is very fine, but in point of logic is extremely remiss. Now, the Southwest Sentinel suggests that Governor Thornton either give to the public some tangible excuse for his action in the Davis matter or 6but off, in the New Mexican, the silly twaddle about Statistics gathered by the cus tom house officers indicate a fall ing off of the wool product of the country. The high price of mut ton and consequent slaughter of sheep has contributed largely to this condition. Uncle Sax has whipped the British, knocked them out of the prize ring, outsailed them, beaten them in all athletic sports; but they say Johnny Bull "has him on the hip" on the financial question We shall see about that Richard Hudson authorizes the statement that he took no greater part in the investigation of the Davis matter than did the other members of the committee appointed to inquire into it, ex cept that he discovered the items which the record showed and asked that an investigation be had. He also denies the asaer tion made by the New Mexican that he made personal inquiry into the facts in the case, and stoutly affirms that all he did was done in the name of the commit tee and without prejudice. HOP EtÍELL T 11 if MAX. Hillsboro.N. M., Sept 30. Your correspondent learns to-day that Hon. Willard S. Hopewell, of this town, has been designated by the executive committee of the nation al free coinage democratic move ment as the national committee man from New Mexico. Information of Mr. Hopewell's selection for this responsible duty came to hand today in the shape of a formal letter from the head quarters of the executive commit tee at Memphis, Tenn., where Senator Jones, of Arkansas, Gov. Stone, of Missouri, and other members of this democratic move ment have recently been in con ference. The announcement was a complete surprise to Mr. Hope well, but his friends are very jub ilant over his selection and take it as an indication that the demo crats who are organizing for the advancement of the free coinage proposition throughout the east are in touch with, and mean to rely on, the very best element of the party ia all the states and ter ritories. Mr. Hopewell is being gener ally congratulated today. His ap pointment will undoubtedly be ap proved by every sincere weli-wihher of free coinage in New Mexico. New Mexican. Tit k ctmrsT CASTS. In tho contest canep., Jud.o Bantz handed down a division this mornim; overruling nil the motions for the contostt-es to sup press testimony, except that whirh objects to the considering of the testimony of witnees whomho waster failed to identify. This deprives Mr. Raymond and other contestants of the benefit of the testimony of some forty witnesses, affecting pome thirty-five votes. On the otlif r hand, the contestants will move the court under this discussion to suppress all the tes timony taken before the master on behalf of, ABcarato and other con testeee. As none of this testimony was read over to the witnesses, it will, under Judge Bantz decision, bo suppressed. The contestees will in the end be lareelv the gainers. In any event, Mr. Ray mond, by tho testimony now be fore the court, is elected by a large majority. The case will come up bafore Judge Bnnrz in Silver City on the 18th of Octo ber. Rij Grande Republican. General Miles has been pro moted to the command of the U. S. army, through the retirement of Gen. Schofield. You poor, haunted creatures, who are suffering from conjugal infelicity, nnd seeking to have your matrimonial fetters stricken from you in tho courts of justice, must not look to South Carolina for relief. The constitution of that state not only forbida the granting of divorces but refuses to recognize those granted by other states. LEGISLATIVE KNOCK-OUT. Austin, Tex., Oct 2. There will be no prize fight at Dallas October 31,Jbetween Corbett and Fitzsimmons This fact was set tled this afloxnoon by the Texas legislature in .exactly three hours. The two committees, one in the senate, and the other in the house, gave an audience to Dallas attor neys all morning to ascertain their objections and entertain protests against the passage of the law. After hearing the gen tlemen until noon the two com mittees adjourned. This afternoon when the two houses met at three o'clock both committees were ready to report, and in the senate the bill was promptly considered. Senator Dean opposed the bill and Senator Lasker spoke in its favor, who were the only two gen tlemen who spoke on the bill, the balance satisfying themselves by voting. The vote on the final passage of. the bul was Zt ayes and 1 no. Dean being the nega tive voter. The bill was immediately sent over to the house and at 4 o'clock that body began discussing it substituting the senate bill for the house bill. After several gentlemen hod spoken on the bill and the emer gency feature, pro and con, a final ote was reached at 6 o'clock pre cisely and the bill passed the house by a vote of 110 to 5. Thus within three hours did the Texas legislature forever put an end to prize fighting in Texas. It was almost a certainty this morning that the populists would be called over to the Dallas side of the question, but a cog was slipped and on the vote this even. ing they voted with the adminis tration forces which cinched the matter. Governor Culberson's friends consider it a great victory for him and lost no opportunity tonight to congratulate him on one of the hottest, and it might be safely termed, one of the bitterest, as also the shortest, political fights ever brought up in the Lone Star state on one single man. PK1TTT TfOMEX. Men are forever talking about pretty women, as if prettinees were the sole thing that could make the sex endurable. As their talk ia not confined to age, race or condition, it might be supposed to be the voice of nature, though it is really the voice of misunder standing. But, with all man's prattle, does he mean what he says? Does he think so very much of woman's appearance, and so very little of her mind, her heart, her character, her manners? Is she, to mm; all external, and nothing Interpol? The very idea is preposterous! V- Probably no man can tell just what it is in or about a woman that first allures him; that males a distinct im presión; that singles her out from all his acquaintances; that prompts him to believe her his counterpart What we name love beguiles us in a hundred ways; plnys sad tricks oi our imagina tion; robs ns of onr reason for the time. We cannot ero clearly; all outward olj"ol-s are transformed; may fancy the tioitinn who ap peals to us so mysteriously to bo beautiful, though she bo plainness itself. A f,l imour is on our eyes, a bewitchment in our brain. In a similar way we may regard women in general r.s fair, ai attractive, as pretty,.- our liking for them being diluted into sort of vague sexaal admiration. We instinctively feel drawn to them it is nature's law and we do not krow how to define the drawing or its source. So we ascribe it to their prottiness, when prettiness often is not at all the cause, nor even the sign thereof. Good looks certainly do not repel ns; on the contrary they invite us because we believe they indicate divers excellences held in reserve. They may not so indicate, how ever; indeed they rarely do. But whether they do or not is of small consequence to the average man, who, while ho thinks that he is won by comliuess, color, contour, is often won in spite of these. But his thought and its constant utterance mislead him, and the bulk of women also, to the con clusion that their appearance is immeasurably more important than their actuality, and in a con nubial sense decides their fate. The current idea remains that women are usually accepted by and acceptable to men because they are attractive in looks,though the very reverse is known to be true. Philosophic bachelors often marvel why so many women have secured husbands, when they can make no pretense to natural favor, thus sustaining the prevalent the ory on the subject If they were themselves married, if they had any understanding how myster iously and unexpectedly marriage may be effected, they would not countenance the notion that the color of a woman's eyes or the shape of her nose had anything to do with it The sexes mate by agencies un known and enigmatic, even to the mated. The chief cause that con tributes to union is a strange af finity; which no one comprehends, which seems to have no source of being, to offer no opportunity for conjecture. All the talk about pretty women is meaningless and a sham. That men are drawn to women, as women are to men, is one of the first things that we all learn from within. Old as time, the fact is always fresh to every generation. But that woman's particular appearancs constitutes any part of the phenomenon is ab surd. We like or dislike her in dependently of her looks. We may think of these in the begin ning; but, if we incline to her, we forget and cannot remember what we thought of them at first Ju nius Henri Browne, in Harper's Bazaar. SHORT TALKS OS ADTERTIS15Q. (Copyrighted by Charles Austin Bates.) A great many merchants cut down their advertising in the sum mer. Some even stop it altogether. In everyday life, when a thing is hard to do, it only calls forth greater effort If the laborer can't move the Btone, he gets a crowbar and a block of wood. He makes a lever and the stone moves. If the crowbar isn't long enough he gets something longer. He doesn't give up, because the stone has got to be moved. Same way in business. Trade is a stone. The funny thing is that the lighter it gets, the harder it is to move. It can be moved, though. You mny have to have the lever lighteued. Certainly you ought not to shorten it The best business lever is advertís ing newspaper advertising is the longest lever and the quickest to move trade. Dull timea are the times to put forth the greast effort and the most mouey. People don't usual ly ask for what they have already. Advertising is merely asking for trade. When the store is full every day cut down your space, Don't expect that yen will get a big trade in dull times, but keep count, and you'll find that the ad vertising was profitable. Profit able right at the time and enor mously profitable after a while. The very fact that only a fowmer chants are wise enough to adver tise in dull seasons makes it all the more profitable for those who da You are there when others are not It gives you greater protni nence. It will make your advertis ing in better times nuieh more eíTecfivo. Common nonso hns a yrent doftl to do with advertising. Think about ii from a common-RenRO standpoint It mny take some nerve" to pay out money for newspaper e pnce when tho busi ness isn't paying expenses, but li will pay. . More than half the business houses, in the country Would be ahead if they could shut; up for three moaths r in - the - rummer. But they don't do it Why? Simply because they can't afford to. People would forget them. Same way in advertising. Think about it For Sale. We have about 200 pounds of choice Babbit Metal for sale at this office, at reasonable rates. Allan H. Macjuonald. will, xir n;ur l tixis. D;dli.q, O. t. 2.-Dallna pofl- thronged (lie pf rep's dineu,-in tho news from AmiMn t'nL-'it, and tho general sentiment that the question is finally settled and all hope of holding the mill h'.-ro must bo abandoned. Sail Du lewait to the Asso ciated presa reporter tonight: "The ccmtoHt will not com DfT in Texan. We have proceeded to far nnder the 'law. Wei" did 'not touch a stick of timber tictil- the highest judicial tribunal í.n Texas in criminal matters decided f hero was no law against glovw iontcHi on the statuto books. The leÍ lature wns called to ren ly the defective law and that is ail end of it Officers of. the club will meet here or in New York and decide. We have three points in view as a location." Choir line of boots sod siiemi at CLoomakor'a. tf Travelers Insurance Co. HRS. 0. 3. YAEREIT, Agent. NEW COMBINATION POLICY, , TJie Most Liberal Ever Issued. ' S!D,CC3 in case of accidentAl death, loss of sight or two limbs. C5.CC3 for permanent disability. SI.3C3 for losa of one eye. S50.00 weekly indemnity up to 52 weeks. . DOUBLE THESE AMOUNTS if accident occurs on Railroad. - Costa bat $50.00 per year; otW sags at propcrtionata rates. Synopsis of 31st Annual Statement, Jan-1, 1895. Total Ancta, 17,04,fc7.8. Total HubllltlcJ, $15.181,105.89. Surplus to policy holder, f2.tW.0C1.9 BOOTH & MURRAY, enerál' rerchandise7 C13NTIIAU N. M. Dry Goods. Groceries, fiats and Caps, Coots and Shoes Wines, Liquors and Cigars, Cutlery, etc ITlne Foncy Groceries. Clioloe Imported California Wlnei If you want utatnotiitl articles, here thev are: It you want Botnethioa daiatr and fine, tbia ia the plttoe to bujr it. II. S. GILLETT & SON, WHOLESALE AND EETAIL STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES C. G. KIDD & C0SET) J OTT trPD rTTfT T m ttt in,ivTi W. C. PORTERFIELD Carnet tlie Largest Slock of Paints. . JInd Oils. Patent .Medicines, 11 Tap kn Books, Stationery, Toilet Articles. AND DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES IN NEW MEX. BOTTOM IPRIOES. Conur HUV Bvilara Wli1 I Taakls II. "i if 1 ' Flour, Hay and Grain br Wholesale and Retail SILVER. CITY M FLOUR. Onlf Eiclutirt Flour, Hay and Grain Stort in tht City. UL. EZ. WHITE, rro-p'tr. J. H. MATUKWS. R. L. BUtCE. MATHEWS & BLACK, SILVER CITY. N. M- BOX 270. Advice Given on Treatment of Ores. Crucible Asuays made by the Most Reliable Method. Office Main Street, Adjoining Tremont Ilouse Cosg'roTro dz HBro-wrxcll, Successors to John S. Swipt.V- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN - HARDWARE. HAY AND GRAIN. Eilvcr City, ITc-sr ISaslco. 1 y 1 ) 33. T. IINK, (SuccsiMrt te SPEED 4 LINK) raornirroa- ICE FICrLE'S QUI ÍZ:tí. IVuler Id Produce, Frc:h & Zúí ll: rcultiy, Euttcr.rjnc. NKW MUX \n\n the cose.