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NOTICE f i J 1 ' Tai J . I fentw, fu MSSILLA Viltlt tMIUrtKBKTfT U svStith Saturday at atenúa. New Mnm, tT Ota MacuxA Vau.it FvausHiifo CoMrimr. Rate at tahseriptioa $J per car; bosuc prepaid. Csesmunicationa relative to auttera oí public Mrrest atiU he grmtzfullv received and published. Aaoay- mu communications siU recave ao attrauóa. All cotmeauoicatiora intended tur pablicatioa should ba addressed te Tac lxnErsNDS-rr. -' Address aQ bsainess coauaoaicatiaa to Joarn S. Caovca, Business Manager. THE INDEPENDENT. A. J. FWXTAIX, Iomx S. CaoivM, Thomas Casad. ' Editor. Mesilla, X. M-, Satibdat, Sept. I. 187 lay. Therefor a poml election i to 1 i other hand, t a the duty of tía- executive. r Tela in Wt 4U eery much if Bell hit, if the law wrfl permit.- Biit we in-tW uthority tmving e power, to ee thaj.ew" murdered anything except hooetty. iat that the law, pon its face, docs not sus- Í the measure f 'WnShiitótóf ''a? ,Wíf 'Ubo He attempted to mannfacture a repuUtion Uin Uie opinion a3v&mel Jit the rr.i,V; greater than the evidence will warrant. j desperado in Tela In 1WÍ by claiming we hold that a different construction mit ! ' The onlv inmMiiet we ace in this case is the that he had killed mea, wbo never Bad an 'j placed upon it, and that a judicial construe- ' imixwition' of a heavy tax upon the jteoplc of existence- outside of bi immagination. i tkm alone will place the question Iwyond G:ant county to upNrt this man in idleness Memlwr uf the Tela Legulature of 18.0 controversy. . " j during a long confinement; hut the Cover T will remember hi effort to W -We should certainly hail with pleasure a.! ma?. tí ctHirt. n.tr the people of tlie county -aecre service department" of Üit State j decision that would sustain the correctness f are in any way resimnaible for this heavy government, the ostensible object being to ! of the llrntld't opinion. But let us look at i burden. Just so long as our present avstt-m S etahlih a ijatem of eapionage over all pro- th la passed by the at legislature and f of caring for convict, exist, just so Ung wiil nnnent public men and otneera, ine reai noe appnve.l January 1 1th, j the aeverul couatie of the Territory l-e kep- ; to extort black mail. Failing ia hh plana SrAtion I. The Tuesday jiext after the flrst WXr n su.rtinff their prisoners in idie-' in Telaa he left that State ami went to Mi.v Monday In November In the year eighteea hun- j , uk, exanilile the case of i issipni, where for aereral yeirf" fwind thi man Barreras; hotitd he aerve ounhe j dirty work enough to keep him employed. Hi connection with the Babcock eaae will I reniemliered by our reader. Bell i one EL I1ÍDEPENDIEIÍTE. A. J. FOt'NTAlX. JOHN . CrttH'H. TWM 4'4Wt - .RedMferaL? dred and everty-ix, .i estaltlUhcd as the day in this Territory for the election of a delegate to the Forty-fifth Congress, ail the county and preeinrt otBeera, rtqilired bv law to be elected In thi ter- ritnry, and for member, of the Legislative Aasern- nt not le than fKN) to the county ; urn! bly of this territory. And the Tuesday next after npiv that not only Grant county, but the I Hi ñnt Miimlav In November In everv aecond I - .- I. t . : full term for which he ha tftn s-ntem etl to iniiir4fmmfnl it n tn!v lie ilone at a COt of rfaw of men who engage is the despic able baainea of aearching out the fault and , uic . severa cwdim ui the Ternlorv. wlucli is trailtie of oilier wuku wuv I Locales. un 32 le polgaila de agua. El TenieHte Harry H.Wriírht bidden the sale of arms and ammunition to hostile Indian. We were of the opinion that uch an order had been in existence for the last twenty years, but it can do no barm to renew it a often as once a year. ' It is stated that he has also promised to abolish lbe Indian Agencies and turn the manage ment of the I Family over to the army, all of which we regard a a wise movement. The airencr vtem has proved to be a bad I Congrcsseoninienring n I i the fourth dav .rf Mart h I of tUt'v I 's an i1o,Im" ,,r I" "'"! to I denved from either coarse, la plain - ... . . . í ... f . 't i j next thereafter. All touutj rand pre. imt officers ; ot ten years. We can see tlwLllie several woni lie I a - proieiu -í required by Uw to lw eleeud in tbisierrilory, and counties would tie redurrd to a state of term that ha come to be yBomou witt i for the election of the members ot the Legislative ,avrnptey and sufficient amount of money f ihat of professional Wack-aMÚlef Assembly oí ims lernwrj. crarneuctns - ;tlllls t.x.K..,(,,Hl. , t uibi a i-sitcntiarv j tor said last uientioned Tuesday" .' ' . , i Í Vnv in tilain lani'uam the aliove 'tion 1 1 . . .. . y x- i i . .i .- emploveii a to earn their s'usistncc : fiie.l the lith of NovemU-r last as the time i - j for the elation of a Delegate to Congreaa, -"i"".- ". - l-r- - j cn being eagerly seek for notice -I t ss.'sa.st.tKawal mrWtK la whoaa frc convicts c-ould Ij? svcur.'lv kept and so 1 . , , , , , . - i t . I...H,. an.i imrK m luirmiii r-4rt-esenfed-opiJrlulB i. .... l - i. B.rftO I couatv and precinct omeers.and tnetnljers of ---, , i fnnu resiHfttable men; tlier re ft to tbe i , T .... , i, t .i t j . I uon' ami private pann-s uo not care iu, , , r... .k ..... toe sjcjEisutincAsscnioiv. -ii ore . - .. . ,. ,, nestionaiile means i" ooib-- w, iw uk itw i "ki8 it - ; j cmplov tiu!u; invtiiuiitvy iaisir issn-neraiiT . friwii rciectble men control the -savage breast," and the agent, j "V . !7 . . . .. idear at ant irt-k-c and er tl-v s.emnirwl ... . . . , ' - j i i MM-on.l rear tnereatter is csTaimstiea tor tne r - i wttoin wemsetTes nave never wmmanaeu 4 r :7 - - . . . . . ... it would cost two dollars to look after and In Bayard. Diex Xabajoe I 1 , i - I Irlas the reqoisite amount of strength. The arm; lone has the power to handle the Indian as they require to be, and the army alone should have complete control ot them, llad the whole management of the savages along our extensive frontier been placed in the hand V Sf the War Department at tbe conclusion of V . ' t ; ' i A . ... :.j j.i -i... s.. i carnMV J, . j. fn reoemon, we woum oouoiieas uave ueeo dinari amenté guen inejtMes w cipio. Ilebafios Bon.Warrea Bristol, Wsr Silmiti !itne eSui in..i..A. - - startinea (k tetetit acá de contíno di ll.í que grandes para Tuíra Tiei.jce to-day with all the tribe or what quila de lana le este would have been left of them. And further. y officer make better agents or man agers of Indian than civilians do; it re quires martial law to control and keep In dians in a proper state of discipline, and thia esa only be done when the army has the exclusive management of affairs. It would also be great saving ia money to the government; while many : of the Indian Agenta are men of unblemished character and strict integrity, it is a fact that more swindles are perpetrated in. tbe Indian De partment than any other Branch of the gov ernment. In many instance the indiana are forced into hostilities by being swindled out eWtion of a Delegate to Conirress. Here n i . .i : i..., I gUA'd them when thev would earn one. COnre a lUll Stop. SO Oleic ia ii" .mut..,. j . , - ., , . . i i i i short there is no way under our present svs- an election for Delegate is to I hela eiery ' - i . . r. . . ; U-m bv which convicts can l-e made to pav two years and not oftener. Then come -; i - another )aragruph which slanding Ty lisvif , " , - 1 . ' is entirely unintelligable; "All county and preciuet officers required by law to be elected In this Territory, and for the electioD of tbe memltcrs oT the Lcs'islative As. sembly of this Territory eomtnencliiK next after aid last mentioned Tuesday ". Ttti T)i"raapir"stamHng1iyntelIéans nothing; it prolMibly was inumlwl that there should have been no stop after the word hereafter and that the last paragraph quoted should have been a part of the precíeíliiig sentence, but, as it appears in the pnblUhed copy of tbe law before us, such is not the case, and the first section taken as it stands provides for an election every two years for Delegate tb Congress only. But the second and will continue to be so until we get legis lative ability enough t-gctin r to see the ne cessity, and devise the ways and lueans to build a ententiary. Dunn-' several vear'a-coanetH with the Courts Jin tiieJTerritorvae-we--ob!rv4 Ap2'erhia motfearowt that juror ara often slow to eouvkt men of crime where imprisonment u the penalty. They are apt to look ujsn it as being a mean of saddling d.-Wt upon - themse.vea, and j tliey are not deposed to stiffcr for the wron of oihiT. 'filis would not 1 the case if we If one of them can succeed in taun- tn i a decent man to kick him, he i happy ; h.- ha obtained recognition; not an enviable one it i true, but such a it t it cause him to rjoice. If he cannot induce any respect bh person to sink to hi level , by noticing bim, hu facility for lyingtne into play, and he seek to honor biuiae.f by fairly asserting that a gentleman' boot h W brought into contact with Ike rear v( "tóT" person. If k la tí pul 1'sher of r new e&orta are diretteti toward inducing some g-ntlemn to .nil bis noee; if be canw aucced in thi he nevertlieless insist that hii nse has t-een tilled, end names as the ptilU-r some 'tlcv man" who could not lie induced toi dirty U-W hands W contt with the fellow jer-.u. With tiw liferent construction to that pi wed upon it by the II raid it is as follows: -" Section 8. Hereafter the terms of office of all - IjtKEB.is, da jii fTH,rií-asiTh onoer u ". I tin shall eommenee on the first day of January army. It is greatly to rae crean oi mis branch of the government that hardly a case can be pointed to where army officers have defrauded the Indian when under his con trol. Place the Indian under the manage ment of the military Mr, President, and we will stand by you. aManaBaaMBWBwasaaaaaaaaaaaawaawaaaaaaWB THE ELECTION LAW. 1 . . 1 . I . . 1 . . MnMtnMW i..i ...u . i i lie nersistemiT sianurr T l. . i . r . ! 1mi that some one of them may warn torn securely kept, and caim-d to-work for their : . . . .. , ., - Í to desist hould he be successful l this, be upport a well as a pennty for their crime, i w a- """" ... 1 1 . takes nam to douiv uie " - :u uv taaeM - and where the people at large wouii population especially by immigration, neces sarily carries with it an arrease of crime, and iLlheJaws art; e""' r enforc-4 the temé be reijuired to next after their election ; or as soou thereafter as i they may have duly qualified; arid thetermsof airTjjjj;. jor tj( , such county and precinct otHi-ers, betber now iii J tiimal - ornee or nereaiter eiecieo siiau expire on tua j iaL. -sVrlt day of January next after said election, or as som J i "' i thereafter as their successors may have duly qoa,f" ,fled". 77 ü dejeráa de comprar: If the palpable contradiction contain? aa"ro -: these two section can be so teconciled.t, Í - ... tJ- . .i.. i. ..... EFECTOS maae it pcl U41 loe i u'bichi ty in the TcN 4euient,will coma.odiou can 1st ,i outlaw. i counties í jH'DiU-ntiary, hould tre "that it construction 1 "i""'"" - " "The Grant County Herald publishes the loiiowing: . , i "Inasmuch a there seem to be a general be lief that in the ensuing Novrmber there will he an election for Justice of the Peace and Constables -throughout the Territory we have to say that such officers were elected at the general election, No vember 178, fur two years, and Consequently there will be no election except for Representative In Territorial LeitisUture, from the counties of Lincoln, Doha Ana and Grant to fill a vacancy". The opinion that the law provides for no . election this fall for county and precinct offi cers is undoubtedly an honest one on the part of the Herald. But grave doubts are entertained a to the correctness of that opinion which warrant us in calling the at tention of the Herald and the Territorial press generally to the law as it standrin trnrj hope that measures may be taken toward obtaining a judicial decision as to its real meaning and intent We wII here remark that we are by no means in favor of a gen eral election for county and precinct officer tali year. Frequent elections are by no mean beneficial to the people they distract their attention fr;n more important affairs, they engender bad feeling; and arouse per sonal hostilities which require months to al- i.f jkvt-?.nw fiw n-irtnTT Tifi nriirinft rv v j i i imvnira year we shall certainly rejoice, í the Herald will again look ir, a 4 . and favor ns with its views ojJ OrOWsl a with allapeed. OSSIP. COMMUTATION OF THE Sv AXTOXIO BA ifeEXEROS DE RC? 0 'tit' Gov. Axtell has commu Antonio Barrera who ricted of murder at the trict Coprt in this conn be hung to ten year latior in the Grant conntyj tation of the sentence ii'c by the Governor upon ' k of the Judge Wore whm and the Distrk't Attorney wo prosecution. ' We regard thaf Governor in commuting ther of justice, as the jury " . ; ; leen justified, upon tlj . v I the fact that through the ) ' rSL'SSL : Comsrciaate it " Efectos ' 0VED1J) De Todas Clasei 1- ' Por Mayor. Q T s-tiej .Tí rnr-n-v Uhment in this case a beirf AJXAOOW U.A ays lcett the most of the treatment receives from the ' Territory, and in rtre manifest than u our rightful ntation in the Ter tulie Soutliern Conn ant and Lincoln with I more thnn twenty three j jp Imt one Heaalor'and in the Legislative a r legislsiivediatxkt tn ion of the Territory with a ulation are allowed four fthe legislature. Com " have invariably been itnpt by the powere ' I'jw k not far distant jerB Sew Mexico I'ikss heanl in tones that , Hion and respect, J pectabk.fflaJL hatondrndedpdurc him: should he be treated with ViWnt n temnt be fabrícale a conversation to wake Jl appear that hei r10L contemptuou wotlcxwnir Tr-mir. a coward, thief, kick him nd cuff him a yoa would any other cur and he x happj- j His greatest tnaery U to remain nnnoticed. Our telegraphic., dispatchea contain bar row ing accounts of terrible atrocilie alleged j to have lieen fommittetl by the Russians on I the Turks. At these account come frm. . , i f..!.lu. r r tb-v tne laraisu jimwirr n o'ícujo are entitled to no credit 'notwithstanding they are grren with w peifettae of detil that seems to carry an impresa of truth, yet tliey hare on tlie other hand been denied I oitlvely as they haw been asserted. The fact is that whenever one party meet wilí r reverse it immediately seeks to create ym- pathy by charging the commission of atro citie pon the other aide.- War alway car riea rapine and murder in ita train, and. when tlie fanatic im of Iwth the contending nation has been aroused as in the preseat ae, it i not to lie expected that the ticton will treat the defeated with extraordinary 1 consideration. The terrible excesses com mitted oy tbe Turk last year in Bulpari ( are no doubt itiUf yh in the mind of tlx j Russian, aa ' " re now retaliating a must be co i that the Turk are b a reaping what they have sown. J V n ii L xA B A R BO TEC En la Plaza del C1IAMBERINO. ; !l(.d tletective who (Ig ifoi Washington safe N b been arrested , ''ílnmiued a murder la The Grant County Hirmld hapaed w - dor the control of Mr. S. M. Asbenfeltcr 1 a resident of thia town. The change cano fail to benefit our Orant County cotcmpri ry, a the new proprietor tad editor not oní 6E poaessee marked kbility a writer but h" bn large experience aa journalist We p" J diet tor the Herald a succeWul career aoii ita new management 't- v" Ir- t \n\n NOTICIA I iwnKFKJÍPirVTE PEL VLUt PB La MESILLA ' publica rada Sábado en La Mesilla. Nuevo léxico, por La Cmxu ik Ftblhaí 10 .M. Vaujc t La Mbjlla. artlprlrn S3 al ano ; franco de pnrte. fosa Comunicación de inlere al publico desearon reebir y puimearenM. iwwiiuiro au.-.-nus bo recibirán ateociu. TU comunicación paRiwr pabticada debe diri girse Al I snares Piastf CMtmieaeioue sobre negocio dirijan i : JOHN & CROITH, A Eiieargado de ?Ceoeioa,v THE INDIAS Ql'ESTlOS. I l.-t:..n iat lliia trr 1 lvrv til a IJí'l.'fstf til thí Í ! .. SABADO, AGOSTO 4, 1877 En la Semana 1 Pasada los Srs. Bull j Griggs desp j efertna al rondailn da Grant. ' El lrimer t Aguacero de este año cayo a Us MÍ tarde el Salawio jutsailo; en diezruinui ; Del c le Caballería paso por Ji t seguimiento de dos d 'ftáriio y muy conocido . i ta.dk b lugar el Lunes '- taeupc-fiado r algunos años En los ulrimos meses de 4r wjia : enfermedad de" puf m . mnerte. Los funerales ea a mañana en prten-'ii.ti.atia. mentó á nuestr de lana en í"- w- "rpo ie dio. j& I cabeza del finado, n Jbiliar y Santa Crux t?nia; 3veo BAtTtHb, ñ l'f" Apanalada. Alhillar y '.cando ambos ai sueh 1 acusado llegoy jrfegtf mi hermano; tenia un dirigiendo 1 testigo . ,iypro dio g to-arr"--olteOjpar el lato nVnde ' y oirigio otra puJlal Tole al finado. Lo vi (dh illo y retirarlo; : dirijí hácia la casa; to VIJe.1,- ; ai QnsuriA, estala - rio darla ptislada." pertade la Mladel'. h nano lo levanto oí Wl Barela, le agarr' k acusación, dada . ío, de asesinato erj ' lAMails Irv ir . is not distan t" wTiW ritory, und j tliff--'