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.... : - I : - . ,.: - - ' THE IT IS, TJ, ITA 1T 1FA "v T-l .ttS U4i Vol. 1. Mesilla, Xetír Mexico, SatimlavXovember 17, 1877. Xo.22.-. í 1 ffrofcsswmil (nrdú. Q H. WOOKWOKTH. M, I). Oilteeaad rnkViKv Main Street. Ual ram, Ji. M. A PUKJUSTOKir FRAUD. A Well-Know it Pri.4tr Examine the Colorado Petrified Han and Pronounces it a Jluuihng. jR. UK(. 11. UVER, Ofnee and residence Mesilla, New Mexico.' "y w. black, m. u. Ofltee m Main tlaxa. Mnilla. New Mrx'u-n, L. KYSKUS. ' tISTKIIT ATTOKSeV.) Attorarr I -aw. La Cum, Jf. IWipt attention given Co all business entrusted lu liu care. I'raclirei. lu all the Courts uf Law and Equity iu ; Sew Mexico. g NEWCOMB, Attorney and- Oonelor mt Law, Ij Crnees, N. M. (Mire on Maiu Sijwt. "IHAS. H. HOW Alii). Attornrjr at Uw, M(iUi. M ici. Will prartir in all the t.'mut i( 1 1- I -rn f-v ami in Kl l" t. rretidiu, ?xm a.i I r m Uj-' i 'Milhi m fpiv. - - - KOIMAIN. AUwmtf at aw Mnllla, '. M. Prarthr In all tbe Court of Law and Equity lu Ihe Ti rritory. T. JONES. - - i - - A l tora y at Law, MrM. New. Mrvim. fOHS M. t'.lNX. Í m. J .. y Attorajr at Ijiw.Silrrrrity. firnt(4onty. Xpw ' kl StBih-a. Will ira-tU in all th oon I Law ami . jXe Mevhti. l'ruiu(t altcution jtvn. t all buinc - ' " ' ' Pnf. J. E. TkKI, uf TaKir Cllg". w riii-s in the ConncH Bhiffs Xvijirfil: It was the pririlef of the writer to we i ami rsainÍDe jifite-. car.-futlr tlii famiVus " Pitritiiil Man" fnjiii i,ii!rsi' while he M on exhibition iu your city. As sour' of your nail-r may have sooif curiosity to know huw it ieínaL to mc Mmicwhat faiuiliur with - -trifai7tiins the following is iTiriMl: Th- " n-tiitoric man" may have Ix-en cornt-tly rf)rs'nt(l. Imt he waHioaprtaifiy; jBTL4etóSi5JLlTIiÍ4'a (iiite evident. aUiiiwt at a glance, from i full form.-- X Krts were shrunki-o. there ! waí ñ(Vco1IajTn of the alomen nor sink ing )f the eyes. These iuts emtiJ not, Ik' eslinetl ly any thick incrustation siirt injj the surface. The ajijian-nt incru ation covering it was only an apjiearance, else it "Would have cleared nff at sntue :nt. or would have shown itself when parts wer broken off. I5ut many other Hints may U mentioned, any one of Which is sufficient to prove the statement a!nve. The Jirdy i cinnscd .of a -dnrk-eohMVtl fosi!iiVrHi líüietone. Tliis ts sliown Vy frijiiiienU lrm the interior, kimiiy s'limn by the exhibitor, w well a by traces upon the surface. One ot tlie fragment slnwcl a jiortion of apjmr entiy a conchiter siieil. eontnijini crys4kn4" calcile. Such a ciust.'r of cryta!?. iríabiy due to the presence of anotlier shi li. produ ce? in the right forearm a flaw in the stone. The imin of flic left l weois t. have leen chosen to more ca-iy xiiir tii t-.n-dai a.ietnlajre. The r-neral from U cU-arty inteadnl to feprrseut that of au Indian. The feet, however, have tli" simian character of a slwrti-niii and latterly fiaced great t', whk!. in ctmnertioa with the long neck and short chin, are simply monstrous. Huxley, or any other intelligent comjiara tive anatomist woulii at once pronounce the combination if suchchar:-ter altsunt and wholly incvnsit-Dt with the" liarmouii-s of nature. It could not, therefore, liave leen m.i'h to represent any fono that ever had life. And it etiilMsHes hleas wholly foreign to any licit have lieen found in American anti,:i:ti(-s: it is ditiirujt : JoJclieve it i!i work of any ancient hand, while on the con trary the simian teet and tail very strongly pdat in tin? ale remaining coariusioirrrhst it is th wrk of a recent workman who has leanieil jil-t enough of evolutionary views to misK-interpreLor caraca'ure them. TIjí- lue llo "iietrifaj'tion cap ouly merit. the title, tliercfure. liecause it Is wade out, ef stime not male intrsToiig. It is a whorthy suc cessor of the Cardiff giant. May its glory lie Imefandthe planners ot the fraud meet their deserts. AW A I' till! Terrifif Little Duet Aui mg thji Law jers. ,Tliere was a little cnuUatyejter3ay morn-, ing in tw. otíh-e of Justice Alh n, wlih li lie ing Mildic. may la? meuiixie.l briefly. Messrs. peso an.l t wo well know n lu.-cLanic, brijujlit suit on jr'iiiw'ianic" lien a-raiust a i Words are little things, but they utñke : h.u-d. Wc utter them so easily, that we are fapt to forget Cmir hidden power. Fitly six-ken. thev a't like the sunshine, the dew and the fertiiiziug raiu, but when untitly, j like the frost, the hail, and devastating i tempests.. ' Tliere are some people whe h'iorment : íM" tus to ndicate that they are possessor of I one -half of the universe, while the other . half Ic1'Mih to their nearest relation, and : who evidently regard all the restf utaukind . I a? prisoner nn their bounty, and beggars on the hihw av of life. " - - I . . j II j that never changed any of his opinions, neyeriX!mialny f bi-lirafafces C and télZI j who was never wise enough to fiud out any i mistakes in himself, will not be charitable 1 enough to excuse what h-reckn tuista kes I in others. ... , , - - " j A milkman was lately seeking the aid of j the I ice to trace the w liereaIoiit of a faru fily who had left tile neigbliorhood owing him e"litj3n Joiiar. W'eJl, I ippo-r-1 there. Was nine dollars worth of water in that í miili accunt, remarked the policeman. That's where, it gall tue that's where it hurts," replied the dealer. They were new customers, and I hadn't couimeuced to water the utile rt7 ' "' : The Committee on Expenditures in the 1 Navy Ipamiient notified Secretary Thorn p- v son Saturday that they intended to make a desjtcrate attempt to discover, soiue irregu- . . laritiea and cornijitioo ik-r the a-lministra-tion of es-íiecretarí liiIiesfn. "ThaZA-ere- -tary suiiiinly infonnedlhc gentlemen that D. fUI. S. M. ASIIE.KrKS.TKK. 'JAIL ASilENKKLTKit, Altorae.T. at Ijiw, Mesilla. New Meii.-O, Tuoa. n. Cutbos. W. T. Thokxto.V. (C. 8. Attorney.) "lATStrX TitOttSTO. " Attarawya at Law, gasta Té, Sew M'xlro. ' Wilt praeiiv iu all the Courts of Law and Kqulty t the TeitUwy. Bw4es promptly attemli'd to. One member ot lue ilnu to le found at offlee tSanUFé. . w til It triHH ttsshape suts tlie dirci-tion j coi ore. I man jtamed Levi Buckner, for the of stratification.-Looking further, with such I building tf a house. The merits of tliecae an idea in mind, five warns are fiml ncarlv j are trnkcrtmn, Imt tliehtwvers t into a lit- parallel with one another, one -through the. j tie wjf. which, if it was not dangerous, was neck and slmulder, two ai niss the Uatr and aiuosing. Mr. Mrlton Caiutilieíl amiearedfitr left arm uUive the elliow, another aertxss the Lóíie oftrwjwie;and Jlfsrt James Gü- hips, aml the fifth across the legs Mow tbj son. the City Atiwney, ami Ed, tiunoíte,Tiís JAVID r. SHIKU, Attornrr at Uw. IJarnln. Ñ. M. knee. . These -ams are demonstration if the stratified character of the sion.-A K' trifactioft might break, but ntt tlinjrfn piares jutraUcl to tme anothi-r and patting rigtit throngh disiimilar parts, whether connccU.J or not.7 ' 1 --- ------ - A. VPiOX, partner, on the other siie. A question as to the ailmisbabiiity of sihuc evidence arose, and tr the Kptit let words Were exchani-d. Tlten thej picked up chairs ami tnlj at t jtJ otWThe tttitliation ot C olonel TwiJchcli,' Major B. '"LTH'ihMlsog and other Inwyers in the court was Vorcfulty rejftetL The- eombatantK, each annul with a cl.air. 3itarTl!iibIliV-Lanl Afmnt ami CwMveranerr, Eow L, Lim oL.h Cot'srrv, Xtw Mum, o. ferial lJJotirc. Another very conclusive jsiint the fait that whatever .separate memliers lie tme un anirtherthanglalw n acute in a inglé'instance, Imt invariably-the ipje'-l of arrying and thru.-ting in ft'ere and arms aré lnd to the lIy wh re I!h-v r t '"". Tlié chain suff-reI terribly: Ed. TRAVELLERS, ATTENTION! . R. 8. Maon haviug leased the pfaec beretofir known as ; BLOCTJITS RANCH, .' situate 25 rolles westnf Mesilla on the rt-ail to Sil. ver City and the west. Inf.irm the rti'ilie iren erallv that he I nrenared to receive and aceoin- nerfti ot miunri' nn upon it.iind t;e kg aw Imund together wherethey touch by a -tuas of stone. In fact, there are no acnte angle Tn tin surface, tío furrows, except such as might have lieen maile by a blunt instrument alauít Jialf án UH-h w ide tt the imiat.- The pits upohxthe stirftiee were clearlv formed bv a similar in-J - strument, the ilirection of the blow in many cases being clearly shown. But enough to prove that it is not a jietriftction. QiiKtte tk off his man without sriouii ',y,irJ.Xmiir!y,lr were badly damaged. Jtidue Allen Bniil Imt It the t-otu'edauts $i each; Tlie trial of the cae will be reumiil next weck. Lawyers iM-.jrht to I like re portors never right. K im, Ci( Tin: i OLKAMNOS. This is the otilv waterinir filui-e Iwtween the V.m Grande and Kort ( iininiiiitpi. I always have an abundance of water on hand, which I ÍII furnish at reasonable ralea. Mr table will be kept supp 'ed with the best the market atfonls- 1 have pleasant and comfortable rooms fur nished with clean beds for the use of traveller. Also coinbirtahie anil secure slabliiii; for animal. I always keep a jfood supply of -hay and graiu on ' hand. Traveller will find at my place everythhie re. uuiaile to supply their wants and add to their com. tort, my charges will not be found unreasonable, ' B. 8. Uaaon. I have on hand a large stkk of NATIVE WINES and BRAXDY of my own manufacture, whleli 1 otTur for ale in quantities to suit pur - (bailers. My (RAPE BRANDY Is the'tiest lbu.n-, whether native or imported. In the Territoty. THOMAS J. BL LL, - Mesilla. N. M. Ourtuialile neiyhlsir of tlie, fíf,uMi'-a, I w v ior rue jEist w i-ck liasJ si-n pram-mg The next peotion is whether ii ts very an- j fnind with a sjjip on his hat invitiu' shik cient. Can it le the work of some prehist. j y t knock itNff. tries to torture an ar rie artist? It is clear that it is cut to repre- tide of ours compdmeotary tn Senator sent a reclining figure. It could not have : Blaine into an alt k ujioii that gentleman. ben suMrteI in a tiprigl t (awition. Tlie tnr neigh! T naturaliyi pttie sensitive general symmetry of parts seems to have ; on the subtt of iiivestigationsXjkm't gi-t lieen ea-efuUy studied and pretty puticntly nervous good brother. Continue toproclaim w orked out. The left forearm, however, is ; to all the people your di vision to tour cn alsmf an inch longer than the right. The : tjy and to the liepubiiran party, atMi you f!ngi-rs are appan-ntly disprokirtionate in , are safe. : length to one another. In' forming the j It is true, said the eulost of Col. Yell, of second finger of the right luiud the artist ap- j Arkansas, " that our d.wascd friend, a .re parentiy act identally bke it off evptal in j sident of the Yellville Inrnk, did not "satis length to the tUinl, then tried to imitate a ! factrily aeeouut for all the fund of thai lnt joint and got too near the' end. The : institution; but his remarks on the bur-tinir rough surfai-e was nxeil apparently to excuse . of the same showe.1 that ;.is hear lieat warm sbt attempt at nicety of detail. ' ly for hi native VXati1 Union. he would afford Uicm in their search every facility in his jiower. Sjuash ts. tsijuash is the title of a divorce suit bled in Kit lnmmd. I'lainiilf got beet Cim. Sttir. .Why don't he carrot up higher? IndrXt'i1' XppTeltie"casey6tt iuéán.i--A". L. J-Minud. Some one art-i-choke you fel lows off. .SiVrer HVrW. , This affair is assuming a mcloncholyas-T pect. ,'. -Not all tlie gldf Pint could purchase one rmtneit "s peace of cimscicnce, Btr all the combined wea'th of tlie world, both Nat ural aud artificial, buy eternal rest; yet their prkw-fe witniti " refi"óf ' the jaiorest and meanest, for a simple a;t of Jfaith will pur--ehase Ixith. Worrk-s eat the life away. They bring wrinkles to the face and gray hairs to the heaiL and half the time they- are -not only alisotately needles, but alwurd. Why, in the name of alt that is sensible, can we not wait until the draught of sorrow U forced to lips, and not sup needlessly at the cup of gall aud wormwood ? - He was a tramp. As he watched the merchant pace his store "with cast -down eves, " he shook his head. . Po.r fellow:" sakl the tramp. "I feril for hiiit. Note 1 1 pay, prob ably, and t u cents to ih it w til'. Ah, gen tlemen, fortune cannot smile Usjn us al!; bul I tell you. it is a pneious thing to know how you stand every Matunlay night. Ah, yes' he added whh sigh, " that oor tel low is d..ine,J to Ik-st burdens which we know nothing of." Taraer' Full Iíep.rUr. An old time regular army rec ruiting pos ter rils; MVantl50 able U-dh-d un m;trriiiTmn, fir the United State arm v. An excellent opportunity for travel recreation , and study." Thetpatuuityir travel given to the soldiers of the seventh cavalry has Is-co very grtat of late years, b.it rucn atii a ami study have two limitl.V ami study have two limitl.V I ' 'i - " -' ' ' --" .'"'" .- '-' - : ' ' - " . .- - . : ' - .. ' ÍÍ ' "" - v - " "--. ' '- : ' " -' XN - ; i;: , . , - ,. :v.. .' -4 ?! i i í i , 4 \n\n LEX. A. m.tw:kx. Alterar? nt Law. 1 Jnroln. Unn.ln Co.. V. M.