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X - 1 LE tMinnHvP1 Vol. 1. Mesilla,- Ñov Mexico, Saturday, Octobe r -2(Y 1677. trafcsswtiitl (nrfá. j ÍES TXÁSPAClFIC E. R. .liorsii.-Ms au.s an-j your team piare around upsetting the hide .;:: ti Iím ün.í sup- ; and leaving the dirt where you want it. In uleeaad residence Mam suee4L:riicr, X. M. ' UtTlce and resulccee Slnílía, Xcw Meiieo. save !,..- Gi.Víl.iü:. nu.-.llv fr i-r.-i!,!-: AX IXTEKVIKW W ITH GOVERNOR would divert what is known a the j this way by continually pacing your teams ; AXTEI.L OF SKJV MEXICO.. J pvd S iita Ft-trade; it. would bring into j back ami forth over the embankment si it is ; j those Territorio thrifty class f Eastern -j built np, it will be well packed by the time The Important f t'be L':i.r ir t j the Country t jt if?. w ith aü t!ie advantage of an . ad- i it is done. . A dam built in this way 30 feet ci Lc.V I'"! tt-r our terrier v..n. , rviy.aron; it would unit- the States wide at the bottom, and 10 or 15 feet widest Jl-ouDirs-'M am i aiuoriua an-tali.-tan Pbia;;.' " : of Chihuahua ami S.'tmra, in Mexico, in the J the top will be sufficiently strong to sustain 1 cloí't coiumer?:al relations w ith the Ameri- ' a heavy impure of water. Bat in order to ;r W. I'.LAi K. 51. i. OiK 60 : yi.i.u ria.o, Kmtl'a, New Mexico, A SOLUTION' OF - THE IXwIAX 1IF- Í can :;!: it -Mid mii put an end to the j.make it more secure, it would be well to , Kft'f t 'fv . , : .-dtatrgertrtr r.U-r KlHrtttrts and it would ; t,ek-ct n Titee where there is s mveor widea- Govornt'r "Asielf, of Xcw Mexico, wholiaf 1 a pricked wiut:on of í!e In.K.ui pro'k'n Ling of t 4 ia tlwt p-cit4he ciwintrfcirli"Js.JiÍ4t--i.tiuB.of. t lie hollow above, snd theconfigur- .(liistBut Attoknev.) ; j .,. a K;lvt fo. -MII1(. wt..ks, and ÍMÍ ,!l!lt loim cannot swcw&faUy j-the surplus water would itftftifn. li ttwrsrxr iu 'Wmi j , ''!,,'.,... w,s ,,nf ihc'!aW 'itrvi ri.i!r..;i.K-for the reastm that j the solid ground and not Petie 11 .he Vwri t law iaü llty in ! dirtin-uiI ;urfy of cfcutiv,-.. v.ho visited '""H fan .l ?.'fi ! tnul. ment ... the bnnk snrh that in case of floods flow around orer om the embank- -New-Jtli. U " I , ttiorwr and roaawtatr at law.'latCrftys. I eo route home. "XT7T. ' Moremvr.it iiKTcaW liie trade of the ; Tanks can be constructed on almost an iust n-tumcl to this ritr from Wahinirteii I-""-" mhu oi grouuu, aa me water irom nun ut !,;. ;nll.rv; ..i', I d:ri tly the trade of New York, Philadel- is always muddy when it flows from thehills tfartiweuui cMeida"v-w- Prere.ter ; 'Je'I.M'iüííiÜLiLJlLÍ i .i:: ....t T.....I .,..k;.-i i : i r : . t J. FOrXTAlX. -hkkM 1.W the people of Xew Mwko .re- i - . ui ume ueeom uuperioua to er. xor V ,v i- i ,i. ,.,.....) T.v t..-!n i sympathy lietween t'io people of North and the same reason it would perhaps be best to in..,., .i Taw win. v m. i í trun leu the l'ro mwetl ie.xas i'acitle Jiaii-roau, ! ' . . 1 . . ! ' all tbe tWts I tw awl Faulty In trt IVrri.oTy. ! tlnd hcthrf or not imhlic setstimeat" in that ! doo mu .. to complete the iK-neü- , i, - ..i. i l . ; : 1 ! il tmliiu fif r n.tni iii:.,i.m ..in, i Tprntiire was in l:ivor cit its cariv commt'tion ; - " ( by Govcrmuent sul. - ' íiovernojr Axtell said: There is umpies- AY 7M. T. JUNM. i Attornrj at Itt, Mesilla. Xw Mexico, iHX M. 01XX. JOtjrarf t Law. Rilvr Ci:y. GraiitCounty, N w --Mfxiio. Wü! iH'ui.'igt m alrtlie t'i.mt tan .inl Koaltjr in New Mexico. lrom)t alteiitkm given to all business. , . . ' . i 1 i.kx.MA. "ic. sWkfa7 : " Altoraay at Law. Uocolii, Lineoln Co.. X. M 4IL ASHEXKCI.TEIt, nsFTOfrrcmsr V Tnos. B. Catkon. tL't. Attornej.) T. Tiioustos. Atlar7 at Law, Kuita Ki. Xew Mexico. AV111 prvtiee in nil tlve Courts of taw and Equity la tb Territor)'. BaOnen prompllT attended t". ihie member of the firm altrujs to be foand at office la Uinta M. r ; "TTT" ifxr. TA AVID P. Will -- , TSATELLEK3, 'ATTENTIONS R. 9. Mama bTinj leased the jdaee Iierefufore known a SLOCUWS EANCH. sttnate iVmlte wet of Meilla on the rood to Sil-, ver Citv and the weU Inf.irnw tlie. plitil'te (.'eu eraJl that he is preiiared'to receive and accom odate traveller. ! to ujr, ty pawlni;. train or herd of anlinaU with water. - Tlos i tlu- only waterinx l'e leleen Uie kio Crtnde and rort -uinminint. able a umunmoui i feeling amoug a'l clíe j of our eople that this ;.reat projivt should ; TANKS. 1 pushed forward to eurl completion. I am not speaking of New Mexico a'.one, but also of Arkooa, and Cliihualiua 'ad Sonora in Mexico. At present there is uotxa single mile of rail laid in all this trritorr. xVe Sax Ei.KZAKwy Trx.is. ( make the reservoir where there are not many j deep gullies or perpendicular banks M the setliment cannot form rapidly on perpendi cular or steep banks. Tauks or reservoirs can also Deconstructed by excavation on slopeing ground by build- iug Iuug eon (ei gin" tiuUiUiViueuLs tu con- EriiTons Isdkpjíxdkxt; --.a- As your vaiuuble pappr i .largely devotd to the development of the agricultural, stock raising and mineral resources of thecountry. have now three roads competing (or the trade of this ' section ot country the-Atchison, Topeka mid &inia JT&thc Kansas Pacitic, and the Union Pacilic. It i fair to assume (hat these three roads ore equal 'as rcuhls Xíiíie anU coast of trauH)rfaUon toTpdints orT a line with D-nvcr aud Santa Fc. But ail of thenxtrikejoaiar jiurth of tlu e Territories to afford the facilities required, and are not TITrect. From PhiTadfjljiliia to íanta t e, $I capital of New Mexico, is alamt sex-en days' journey, but the railroad commehkation; is ct so defeetire that this inclndcs forty hour' í tanc from the t;mk or reservoir will seldom and as an adequate siijipiy ot water is ot the first iniortance, a few suggestions nd sim ple calculations on the const ruction of tanks to this country, thereby securing an emence trade to those cities and the State. Also by. and"iv-rw"imty do some good by calling 4 lñng and opening of new roads, some nao mu migni oe ayqiueu, aua a ueuer pfdv-Wiiter-obtaiaedr-1 -ee-:by-yoar - attention Uün- subject.' Aud to illucidate TTie. matter moietujly, and make it pamer J will commence with tanks on a smidi scale and y np to larger ones.' - Ijlo not think it Iest to selex-t water sluu.ls of 'rcat extent, or Vexy long creel s to build tanks un. Wicn the stream is very long, and tlte water: shed' wiilelrcxtemled small IaIIs of rain at a dis- stnging from the most southerly, 'j'aiiht of tlie 1 reach the tank, but lie consumed in 1h hoi' Ienver and.liio Grjude Narrow-gauge Rail- lows aud jmnw iaees along' its course, and way. All of the miiiil liiK' I havV mentioned j n c.tstof ireat fltwyU'thi- eiiiliankriiiinis .w tfe-dpeinleiit-nn tld hitter-rwui it a feeder, Xiaiile tn'lK'-awept-eway. but inasmuch as it does not reach to within 2(K) miles of Santa Fc. it-does mMrfifcourse. milite for the trade of the Territories-. The roads to which I have referred re- tlios j . which loiineet w '.th the great . cities of the Atlantic coast, but there are others which are Suppose, you have a wat T shed of one Here iu ex; nt, and the average annual rain duct the watox into tlie tank or reservoir, I have seen some such in Mexico. Would it not lie possible to obtain State aid t bui'd tanks and reservoirs on the great thorough' fares leading from S.ia Antonio and Anstin paper that you are disposed to favor the opening of the southern route for the trans portation of your section. Therefore í deem these suggistroBSTiot inappropriate.- Our town is not declining but improving slowly; our people seem to have enough to eat and wear, which is more than can be said, fox many other sections. There is a large amount of stock owned in this town. There are stock ranches all along the Iiio Grande aa fir down as Fort Quitman, and the whole vnliey Ls alive with stock of different kinds; ' horses, tnules, cattle, sheep aud goats. Our frj.iii'l.lm, ftr iho (f:nl" fil' .ll:r, T,"l'ritiip!.. 1 a!,v liitxe an! ' " ......... . . i. . . tf. 'r... . i: ironi me ie. v.iiiiornia enjiiiuiisi re 1 forward the work . .fie Ulicd I al)' keep a (food auppiy oí uj u gnm band. " ' ' ' "' ' Travellers will lind at my place everythlnir re quiiile to tipnlj their wants and a.lcl to llieir com jrt, j-hare will not be found unreasonable. R. a Mason. abundance of water on uatid, which I will fuñilli TZX .unhTlcdw-tth the lt the I P'y !,Ushiu market affords. ' i Southern I'aciJic from S:iu Francisco, with 1 bare lant nd eoiuionauic rooms ,r- , , lltellin ílf tlvertlm: the trade to that hed With cletn bed for-tbe mr of traveller. , , , o comfortable end aeeure stabling for animals. Lcityv and t i rcady jgomideted- to- ort Yuma, distance ot ' 730 miles south aud eirst f íian I'Tiiiurfcsio, and on the edge of Arizona and the territory of cVuiora. Cali fornia has sent iu a population of not. less than ten thousand during the' past season, for the purjiose of engaging in iniuing ventures, and is to-day supplying Thaf "itiSTrict w iili mining uiuehinery.jiiid skilled mining lalior. This year that road will lie pushed at least two hundred miles further into the heart of Arizona, and an Francisco cspiSíili'ts are iNHind to make an earnest effort to monopo lize the trade ol that section. That jxirtion of the Texaa. 1'acitlu-lUilruad now completed to Fort Worth, if continued to the llio G rat.de willnwessarily draw a large irtion t f the trade of this section of Chihuahua, Smnra, Arizona, and the southern Hirtion of Mexico and will largely benefit ti1 cutiré country cst nt Miwiasippk The advantages of this I have on band a larire Ux-k of NATIVE WIXESand BRANDT of my own manufacture, wb.leh I offer for ale In qiwiititle to suit pur-Bsser.- My GRAPE BRAMDY Is the t liquor, wtsther native or Imported, tn tlieTerritory, THOMAS J. BI LL, - ' ' V-MesB?rS. M. Masonic, léirntar eomm'unleatloiHi of Artec Lodce No. IM A. r. A. M. held at their ball at La Cruces, Í M. o tlie flrat Saturday rvenim; of e h month. Sojoumtnir brethren In Rood ttai'iding are fratertatlT lurlted to attend. " , . W. U KVX'F.RSOX, W. M. J. B- ROBERTS, flee'y. ttiADoO AKTsaa bii.ua Rr saloon ttf BEE A HO "site" CALL MrUUe V- ' tfew BiüíArfl TMÍ-.aia-at Qic W U be( fall is one foot, mid ail tlie waier flows i. .o ! do not pay sufficient attention to the improvement of their brelsj but they are Ifeginuing to feel its importance, and ap preciate ils advantages. By the by ;.n ar-. tide from .your facile pen on the advanjager: ami profits to lie derived by stockraisers from the improvement of their breeds of sliwji in particular, might do some gixid. Your old friend Charly Ellis has bought Mr. Campbell's large flouring, mill, and the t-iuk. Now there un? in an acre of land 4i."ii;) stiiitre teet-Hlí,3Ba cjbicai feet of water vvouM fill a tank or ' cistern' 40 feet square to ii deptii of ov.-r 2C feet.. Allowing g:dias .f. water to the cubical foot, tliere .would lie in the tank o-IO,!) g;ilions of water, which, allowiiio; 10 gallons of w ater a day to the animal would keep t3 head of hore and enttie one venr. 1 : , stpHse Jon have a water shed of 10 acres. und an average annual rani fall of one toot. seems to lie doing a smashing business, mil ling ami niereliandiziugf Mr. John G. Al and oue iisif of it or six inches flow into the j k'"M" whilom friend of yours seeiis to I doing a good busine8. Our other merchant, lVa Ysmael Ot-Jioa is " also appar ently doing well; all of. which speaks well fr the prosperity of our town. Our farmers J raised splendid crop" of wheat this jesx, but their corn crop prospecta are not so gd, owing to the failure of the supply of water." COSMOTOUTAJI. reservoir, t!' other half b.'ing consuim-d in the groun i it wonld liil a reservoir of one acre or "0 yards simre- tn-;a depth TiTjBve f'vt. . - ?' ' ." " . SupjMvsc you have a water shed of one hundred : Tes, itud an average annual . rain fi.ll ot on foot, and one half of it flows into the re.serv.4r. You woul.fhave'a lake of water cning five acres of ground 'to a ; depth of .é lift. - The sin.f lest, cheapest and piickest way to oii-dri; f dam-, is to make tht m of dirt. Get as inay lari,-t ra hides as j-on n'tni, saw a strertick to oue eod with raw hhle thoiigMo "Ifiteh" to, hitch a yoke 'f uken or a lsrse to i', drive to yo;ir J'ile of dirt. thiowj as much irt on it as it will ho'l, drag it to road, if complctedjwould le many. Hi would 1 the pUce shete you want the flirt left, turn i J - l I A A,. . ....- .S.t C - j .x miss iieions uie pixipuci a ueaui oo met lady who tawed to him on the street. fcI'tn stir" I've met "you somewhere, mur uiUícd he aogi'tically, "but excuse me 1 cant place ye. Air you Miss Peabodyr 'No exclaimed the fair dame, in i flashlng breath and scorching eye, yxAi old curmud-e-n . I aint M m ivilic'ly . You old ford, t You hard hearted old reprobate. Tout I'B jour thintwite; mat sFtioi ne; - i .. c ' 'i It i A - t 7 JfiJL 1 " - - - - ' . i f \n\n S B. í.'KÍvX'OMB, r r-"'"'" ! Attarmvyt at Law, Mesilla, Xw Mexiro. Altera j at Law. LIB colli, X.