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VOL. 3.
TsTO. 6.
Flour, Grain and Country Produce.
Lumber in Large Quantities a Specialty!
Cash paid for Wool, Hides and l'elts, -
Dealer in All Kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats
He also makes it n upeeialty to
Manufacture all Kinds of Sausages, Rolled Spiced Beef
Poultry, Game and Vegetables in their Season
53"Courtcoua treatment. Give him a Call.
Dealcin in aud Manufacturers of
Furniture, Queensware, Bar Fixtures.
Undertaking a Specialty Prices Low as the Lowest
n-ili-o.d Avonuo, South, of Iloppor BroB.
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The Oldest, the Largest, the Best Imsurance Com
panies in the World.
MUTUAL LUTE, New York 1 ,7:n,7aB 02
LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND CLORE, London, :il,filri,ll Oil
LONDON ASSURANCE. London 15,88(1,111 iif.
HOME, New York ,K0ii,Sfi5 1
QUEEN, Liverpool Mil, -37 00
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts 2,08S,ft!f-i 1!

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Wholesale and
Ladies' Dresses Made to Order,
VLadies' Hats Trimmed to Order.
Wanted-For Sale-for Rent-Lost,
"117 ANTED Two first-class cabinet men.
W A. O. RORIUNS.-7-8-tf
WANTED Four or five (rood wood chop
pers or sawyew. inquire at Ulanchiinl's
store this morning between eiht and nine
WANTED. Two or three number one plun
iiifr mill bench hands. None but llrt
claig need apply. At Wooltun's planing mill.
Also a good niachinu num. 4-22-tf
FOR SALIC A choice lot of Mexican milieu,
thoroughly broke aud in line working
condition. Apply to Frank A. Blake, Entt
Lag Vegas, New Mexico. (5-17-tf
I710R SALE. A combination lock safe, Mar
j van, Safe un i Sculi Company patern,
weigh 1 ,(XH pounds, good as new. Apply to
II . Romero A Bro. 0-Stl
1710R SALE County warants by F. O. Kiht-
berg. 6-27-if
lOR SALE 12S0 Improved sheep delivered
at mo air ! jiiouiki or vunnejo. t ur
fnrtlittr unrt iin !., liwuiira iif
Upper Las Vegas.
1710R NALK Fine stock ranch, good range,
J plenty of running water, has a good house
and corral. Will be sold lor cash, or cattle
taken in exchange- Apply to C. R. Browning,
East Ivas Vega- H-13tf.
FOR SALE One complete well drillinp or
prospectinir: machine; works In rock or
dirt; will Bell cheap for cash. For particulars
address C. TRAMBLY,
Win ('are of Chas. Hlanchard.
Lrs Vegas, N. M.
FOR SALE Baca Hull, the largest and bent
audience hall In the Territory, provided
with good stage scenery, drop curtains, eti
Cattle or sheep tuken in exchange or tin.e giv
en on payments. Address A. J. Baca and
Cuas, llfeld. Las Vegas. 5-l-tr.
FOR RENT Two furnished rooms, two
blocks west of the St. Nicholas Hotel, on
street railway. C. C.JERRELL. 7-6-1 w
"T710R RENT. The druir store in the Wesche
JTj building on the plaza, at present occupied
by F. K. Herliert, is for rent. Apply to the
proprietor. C. E. WESCHE. '
I" Mrs. .India Hulihpll. nunnnltn Oazkttk
FfOK SALE. Fifteen head of good work
steers, one wagon. Apply to George Ross
CA 1i f( To lon on approved re
Bi: JJ estate security. Apply
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Retail Dealer in
the hot spniisras
I hereby announce to the public that I have
established a new hack line to the Springs.
Moderate chatxes and careful drivers. Orders
left at Talbot's livery stable will be promptly
attended to. WILL FERINO ION.
East Las Vegas, ..... New Mexico.
Xotice to Contractors.
Sealed bids will be received at my oltice up
to 7 o'clock p. m., Saturday, July Kith, for the
construction of a two story residence for Dr.
Henriqucz. Plans and specifications to be seen
at my office. The right is reserved to reject
any or all bids. CHAS. WHEELOCK,
Gives special attention to grinding Scissors,
mending Tinware, repairing Parasols, Um
brellas, etc. He will go after work and deliver
it. Apply at the
Gold and Silver Filigree Jewelry
Manufactured and sold ly
In the rear of the Catholic Church
The Public is respectfully invited to cull and
examine my stock.
Ially Stage and Express Line.
Between Cimarron and Springer. Leaves
Cimarron at 7 a. m. and arrives at Springer at
11 a. in. Leaves Springer at 1 p. m. and ar
rives at Cimarron at 6 p. m. will cany pas
sengers cneaper man any otner line.
Burts celebrated Boots and Shoes
at the New York Clothing Store.
Go to Judd s barber shop and get
scraped, Exchange Hotel. t
Continued Improvement in the Condition
of the President.
Confidence (rowiu? That He Will Final
ly Recover.
Day of Thanksgiving Proposed for the
Recovery of the President.
(Something More About Charles dhiitcau,
the Assassin.
He Was Oifce a Member of Plymouth
Church, Brooklyn.
Owing to stormy weather, general
over the Mississippi Valley, the tele
graph wires were down east of Denver
last, night and hence but a very limited
report received here.
The President's Condition.
Executive Mansion, Washington, I).
C, 11, 6 a. m. The President's symp
toms continue favorable, lie slept well,
has no fever, and is quite comforta
ble. Executive! Mansion, Washington, July
11, 8 a. m. The President has passed a
comfortable night, and his condition
shows an improvement over that of yes
terday. Pulse 1)8. temperature '.)!. 2, res
piration 22.8.
Bulletins will be issued daily at 8 in
the morning, one in the afternoon nd
evening until further notice.
White House, Washington, July 11.
Messenger Smith says he saw (itiiteau
prowlinsr about the White. House
grounds the night before the shooting.
There is a mysterious woman in black
who comes about the jail talking with
the authorities and claiming to have
some papers which may be important
in the case. She is understood to think
another man from New York, alleging
himselt to be a lawyer, is connected
with the crime. She is saitl to re iurs.
Charlotte Smith, who writes for Demo
cratic newspapers.
Washington, July 11. To Lowell,
Minister, London: At the beginning of
the 10th day since he was wounded, the
symptoms ot the rresiucnt are all hope
ful and favorable. Suppuration goes
on with no higher pulse or tempera
ture than should be expected. His milk
diet of a pint and a half per day is rel
ished and digested. His physical
strength keeps up wonderfully, with
his mind entirely clear and active,
without showing any excitement. The
physicians do not count him beyond
danger, but general confidence in his
recovery is strengthened every hour.
(Signed) Blaine,
Washington, July 1:2, Executive
Mansion. I p. m. The favorable pro
gress of the President's case continues.
Pulse 100. temperature 0Í), respira
tion 2-1. (Signed) J. J. Woodward.
1). W. Bliss.
J. K. Barnes.
Uob't 1ÍEYBCM.
Executive Mansion, 7 p. m. The
President has had rather more fever
this afternoon. In other respects his
condition is unchanged. Pulse 108,
temperature 102, respiration 24.
(Signed) Bliss.
A gentleman from New York, who
arrived in the city this morning, says
there is an impression among persons
of that city that the bulletins issued re
garding the President's condition, are
more or less colored for the purpose of
allaying public apprehension. lie also
says many persons incline to the opin
ion that original telegrams sent from
time to time to Drs. Agnew and Hamil
ton, consulting physicians, regarding
the President's condition, are not given
out for publication, and that telegrams
purporting to be copies of those sent
the consulting physicians are prepared
for the purpose ot preventing any un
due excitement, and consequently do
not give the condition of the President
as it really appears. These theories, if
they do exist, are entirely erroneous,
inasmuch as the official bulletins issued
are written by physicians in charge,
and contain the President's true condi
tion at the time of their issuance. The
same plan is adopted with regard to in
formation which is dispatched to con
sulting physicians. In both instances
the contents are invariably telegraphed
to the press from the original copies. It
is not the intention of the attending
physicians to express any opinion in
the bulletins issued, but merely to con
vey to the public the patient's true con
dition from time to time.
Executive Mansion, Washington, 9 p.
m. The President's temperature,
which at the date of the lastoltieial bul
letin was higher than at any time has
since steadily fallen until now it stands
at about last night's ligures. No espe
cial importance is attached by the at
tending physicians to these daily lluc
tuations in temperature and pulse, as at
this stage of-the President's case they
are to be expected. The several condi
tions of the patient at this hour are fa
vorable and satisfactory.
The cooling apparatus is working
perfectly. The temperatxre of the
room was reduced to 54 degrees this
morning and the President complained
of feeling cold. The doctors do not
look for any permanent improvement
for several days.
Uiiltenu Talks Abont His Iastnrdly
Washington, July 11. Guiteau says
the inspiration of assassination came to
him after Conkling and Piatt resigned.
That he once went to the White House
to shoot the President but could not
shoot without endangering others and i
deferred it. Yesterday he referred to
his visit to tin; White House when the
President had him forcibly ejected but j
was quick to deny that that had any-!
thing to uo with the attemptea assassi
nation. His statements, however, in
regard to his ejection from the White
House were somewhat conllieting,
enough so to warrant the supposition
that his murderous assault was more a
matter of personal revenge for what he
regarded as a great indignity, nothing
else. Once he said he had a determi
nation to kill the President formed long
before, he was ejected. At another
time he said that it was on Thursday
prior to the resignation of Conkling and'
Piatt that he was put out of the White
House, but seeming to recall the fact
that he had said he made up his mind
to kill the President just after Conkling
and Piatt resigned, he corrected him
self and said that it was long after he
had determined to kill the President
that he was ejected. He was quick
enough to see t hat it would not do to
say the assassination plot was con
ceived after he was kicked out of the
White House. Guiteau said he was not
certain whether it was the first or sec
ond shot that hurt the President. It is
not true that Guiteau is kept in entire,
darkness as to the condition of the
President. He learns from somebody
how the President gets along. Few
persons who get to see Guiteau let him
know how the President gets along and
Guiteau said yesterday that he felt re
morse at causing the President so much
pain and was sorry the shot had not
been instantly fatal". He thought it was
when the President fell. Guiteau de
clares that neither Pearl or any other
man had any idea of his purpose to
shoot the President, Guiteau keeps in
apparent good spirits but his eyes are
bloodshot, showing that his cheerful
ness is assumed, lie says he wants the
star route investigation pushed. Num
bers of letters and potsal cards, mostly
abusive, come to the jail.
TiinnktiglvinK Proposed.
Denver, Col., July 11. The following
dispatch was received to-day:
Columbus, Ohio, July 10. To Gover
nor Frederick W. Pitkin, Denver: Pres
ent indications strongly encourage the
hope that the President will recover
irom the horrible attempt upon his lite.
It must occur to all that it would be lit-
ting for the Governors of the several
States and Territories to issue a procla
mation setting apart a day. to he gene
rally agreed upon, for thanksgiving
and' prayers to Almighty God for the
blessed 'deliverance of our President,
and for this great evidence of his good
ness to the Nation. If the suggestion
meets your approbation, permit me to
name the Governors of New York,
Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Maryland anil
Ohio as a committee to Jix upon the
day to be so observed. Please reply.
("Signed) Charles Foster, '
Governor of Ohio.
Governor Pitkin immediately for
warded the following reply:
Executive Department, Denver, July
11. To Governor ('liarles Foster, Col
umbus, Ohio: Our people recognize the
hand of providence in restoring our
stricken President to the service of the
Nation, whose hearts he has won. Dur
ing the past week we have alternated
between hope of a day of national
thanksgiving, and the fear of a day of
national mourning. Now that danger
to the President and to the country
seems to have missed, the entire people
of Colorado will gratefully unite in the
observance of a day of thanksgiving
and praise that so great a calamity has
been averted. 1 approve of your sug
gestion in relation to the method of as
certaining the day for general observ
ance throughout the country.
(Signed) Frederick V. Pitkin.
(Uiiiten.ii tnce a Member oi' Plymouth
New York, July 11. Information was
obtained yesterday showing that
Charles J. Guiteau, the would-be assas
sin of the President, was once a mem
ber of Plymouth Church, and upon fur
ther inquiry it was ascertained from a
member of Rev. I. B. Holliday's family
that he "also belonged to one of the
Plymouth Bible classes, but his connec
tion with the church ceased about
twelve years ago and lasted about two
years. Mr. Alvan Hill, who taught the
class of which Guiteau was a member,
when asked about it, said that he re
membered the person well enough, hav
ing had personal experience with him,
which clearly indicated his paucity
of character. This is explained
by saying that the very lirst time, ho
ever saw Guiteau the latter said he was
out of employment and trying to iind
something to do, and on tins strength of
that plea borrowed seven dollars from
him. After that, said Mr. Hill, I found
that he was not looking for work, and so
when he came to me again soon after
ward and wanted to borrow money
I llatlv refused to let him have
any. That was a kind of eccentricity
he displayed. The custom was for
members of the class to hang their pho
tographs on the wall, all in one frame,
and there it remained until he com
mitted the horrible assault on the Pres
ident. When I heard that he was the
person who did that I took his picture
down at once.
Piece or Petty Malice.
Detroit, Mich., July 2. A few d:vys
since J. H. Maynard, of San Francisco,
visited his old home at Ann Arbor, t his
State, and was almost immediately ar
rested on a charge of obtaining money
under false pretenses, growing out of
some business complications connected
with the estate of an uncle. The .arrest
is claimed to have been a gratuitous
piece of petty malice, as the complaint
was withdrawn when the case came to
hearing. Maynard to-day retained
counsel and commenced suit in the
United States Court of this city agninst
the person who caused his arrest, and
proposes to make it warm for the individual.
The Story or Mary Polsctt, a Hair
breed, Who Married a Iloaton Jinn.
Twenty-one years ago old John Poi
sett, a sdre-eyed French ('anadian who
li.iil Imnn fn llin frnnlipr nmnnrr tho Tn-
dians for twenty years took up his.
abode in Denver. His house was a te
pee, made from the skins of animals
tanned and then smoked. This he
placed upon the bank of Cherry Creek
hi I .seen Blake and Wazee streets, on
ti.ii east side. .He haTl married an In
dian squaw, who had borne him a
daughter who hail then arrived at mar
riageable age. She had refused to
anlndian, so her father had entered'
the white settlement to enable her to
choose a nalcfacc mate. Now, in 18G0,
whitpAvomen were very scarce in Den
ver, and a squaw oft-times stood a very
good show with the lower order of hu
man bipeds. In course of, time a sliif t
less, whisky-drinking fellow from Bos
ton offered' his hand, and was accepted
by this Pocahontas of the "West, Poisett's
His mission being accomplished, Poi
sett folded his tent and Arab-like si
lently stole away. He returned to his
own people, as he was wont to call the
murderous vagabond Indians who
roamed upon these plains. The gov
ernment in its wisdom at some prior
day had offered a bounty for the pro
duction of half-breeds not to elevate
mankind, but to degrade the redskins.
This premium or award was to be six
hundred and forty acres of the public
lands to each and every mongrel In
dian or squaw born in the country.
Twenty years have now passed away
since Mary Poisett stepped from her
moccasins shook her Indian blanket
and passed into a higher civilization.
Right well has she employed her lime,
too, for to-day she and her progeny in
herit and have had set aside to them by
the government sixty-four hundred
acres of the public domain, which for
ever shall be exempt from taxation.
Denver Tribune.
4!arliicld on the Murder of Lincoln.
The. official report in the Congres
sional Record of Saturday, April 14,
18(50, recites that Mr. -Garfield, in the
House ot representatives, alter prayer
by Chaplain Boynton, moved to dis
pense with the reading of the Journal
and said: "Mr. Speaker, 1 desire to
move that this House do now adiourn.
And before the vote upon that motion
is taken 1 desire to say a tew words.
This ilav. Mr. Sneaker, will be sadlv
memorable so long as this Nation shall
endure, which God grant may be 'till
the last syllable of recorded time,' when
the volume of human history shall be
sealed up and delivered to the omnipo
tent Jude. In all future time, on the
recurrence of this day, I doubt not that
the citizens oí 1his republic will meet in
solemn assembly to reflect on the life
and character ot Abraham Lincoln and
the awful tragic event of April 14, lblio
an event unparalleled in the history of
nations, certainly unparalleled in our
own. It is eminently proper that this
House should this day place upon its
records a memorial ot that event. At
ter a brief eulogy upon the late Presi
dent, and a pathetic allusion to the cir
cumstances ot Ins death, Mr. darheld
concluded: "It was no one man who
killed Abraham Lincoln; it was the em
bodied spirit of treason and slavery, in
spired with fearful and despairing hate.
that struck him down in the moment of
the Nation's supremest joy. Ah, sir,
there are times in the history of men
and nations where they stand so near
the veil that separates mortals from the
immortals, time from eternity and men
from their God, that they can almost
hear the beatings and teel the pulsa
tions of the heart of the Infinite
Through such a lime has this Nation
passed. When 2o0,000 brave spirits
passed from the field of honor through
that thin veil to the presence of God,
and when at last its parting folds ad
mitted the martyr President to the com
pany of the dead heroes of the Repub
lic, the Nation stood so near the vei
that the whispers of God were heard by
the children of men, Awe-stricken by
His voice, the American people knelt
in teartul reverence and made a solemn
covenant with Him and with each other
that this Nation should be saved from
its enemies, that all its glories should
be restored, and on the ruins ot slavery
and treason the temples of freedom and
justice should he built and should sur
vive forever. It remains for us, conse
crated by that great event, and under a
covenant with God to keep that faith,
to go forward in the great work until it
shall be completed, following the lea
of that great man and obeying the high
behests ot God, let us remember that
'He has sounded forth a trumpet that shall
never call retreat;
He is Kiftinir out the hearts of men before His
judgment seat,
lie swift, my soul, to answer Him; be jubilant
my leer,
For (od is marching on.' "
At the conclusion of this peroration
the House silently adjourned.
Luck in a Horse dhoe.
En route to the executive mansion the
horse attached to the Postmaster Gen
eral's carriage cast a shoe. Mrs. James
had the team stop and she irot out.
picked up the horseshoe and carried it
into the President's house, saying she
hoped it would prove faithful to its
general signihcance in this instance and
bring good luck to the distressed home
ot the President.
The Philadelphia Press says: "The
man who can face death as Mr. Garfield
did when he cheerfully told Dr. Bliss he
would take the chance, small as it was,
of recovery that was held out to him,
displayed a greater courage than he
did when he rode across the field
Chicamauga to Thomas."
A troupe of wandering musicians in
Paris sends a collector among the lis
teners, and while he carries a plate for
the money in one hand he has his left
hand closed over five tiles, which are
counted when the receipts are turned
over. If one is gone he is suspected of
having stolen some of the money.
Illiiiiiinntioii Celebration.
Laht night being the lirst of illumina
tion by gas in Las Vegas, Messrs. I). H.
Irland, O. L. Houghton and others ar
ranged for an entertainment at the
house of Mr. Houghton for its celebra
tion. All the necessaries for the proper
enjoyment of the event were provided
and those who were participants did
ample justice to the occasion. There
were speeches, toasts, etc., in fact ev
erything to make up an evening of
heart' enjoyment.
The following gentlemen participated
in the festivities: Dr. E. H. Skipwith,
A. II. Lallue, John Dold, M. A. Otero
Jr., J. Eugene Reilly, ('has. ('. Torry,
John B. Wootten, James Hayward, J.
II. Koogler, I). 11. Irland, H. Thomas,
Lute Wilcox, It. A. Kistler, R. Oaldy,
H. E. Hood. J. C. Blake. Theo. Ruten
beck, I). T. lloskins, Y. D. Loke, Harry
Kelly, W. C. Arnold, Geo. F. Canis.
A. T. A- H. F. nud Southern Pacific It.
It.-s Miibe I p.
The agreement between the Atchison,
Topeka & Lanta Fe and the Southern
Pacific regarding through freight traffic
oyer the Southern route to the Pacific
Coast provides that the Union Pacific'
shall not compete for business to New
Mexico and Arizona points, while the
Atchison, topeka iv Santa re agrees
not to take any business to Utah and
Nevada points. For California and
racihc Coast business the Union l acihc
uid Southern routes can compete, but
the rates by both lines will be the same.
1 he new agreement, therefore, will be
of little benefit to anybody, and will not
change the course of the Pacific busi
ness materially. The new route is the
natural and direct route for Arizona and
New Mexico, and the business for
points in those Territories naturally
belongs to it just as the Nevada traffic
naturally inheres to the Union Pacific.
As far as the Pacific Coast trade is con
cerned, the Union Pacific will suffer but
little from-the new competition, as,
wit!i equal rates it will get most ot the
business, except that for Southern Cal
ifornia points. At equal rates shippers
to California will prefer the Union Pa
cific, as it takes two to three days less
time to ship freight over the Union Pa
cific than over the Southern route.
In spite of the new agreement be
tween the Southern Pacific and the
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroads
the Union Pacilie will continue to have
a monopoly on the Pacific business for
about two years longer, for as long as
tiie Atchison, 'fopeka & Santa le is
compelled to charge the same rate as
the Union Pacific to Pacific coast points
there can not be said to be any compe
tition. In less t han two years the Atch
ison, Topeka fc Saeta Fe will have a
direct route to San Francisco via the
Atlantic it Pacific Railway, which is
now in 1 he course of construction, and
is already completed and in running
order from Albuquerque to the Utah
line. This route when completed will
be able to fully compete with the Union
Pacific for Pacific coast business, being
as available a route and nearly as short.
As this entire line is controlled by the
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, it will be
able to make any rates it chooses with
out interference' or dictation from other
' Darkles mid the End or the World.
Atlanta, (a., July 4. Fully ten thou
sand colored people were in the city to
day. The railroad companies not be
ing able lo accommodate the excursion
ists with passenger coaches, long trains
of cattle cars were used, and many of
these came in from various directions,
filled with tiie rural colored population.
The simple-minded people are horror
stricken, lirst over Mother Shipton's
prophecy, then the appearance of the
comet, and then the attempted assassi
nation of President Garfield. Their su
perstition is that the. fates are angry
over the late defeat of General Grant
for a third term, and for the ingratitude
of many of their race deserting his
cause, their freedom is about to be men
aced. This fear, and an additional one
of a speedy ending of the world, brought
an unusual number to the city with a
view of ascertaining' the best method of
meeting the supposed pending disaster.
There is a great religious fervor among
them in the country, and revivals are
Texas Si Clings.
Austin, Texas. July It. The Adjutant-General's
office is in receipt of in
formation from ('apt. Caldwell, at
Blanco Canyon, that a band of horse
thieves from the Indian Territory are
crossing the bed of the river and depre
dating on the Texas plain, ('apt. Ar
lington's company ot rang"rs will in
deavor to capture them.
Above Blanco Canyon on the plains
cattle are dying by the hundreds from
the effect of alkali'water, all fresh water
having disappeared owing to drought.
There are great fears that fires, proba
bly startedby Indians, have, raged over
the Panhandle regions, doing great
damage. Range and stockmen have
suffered great loss.
Wells, Fnrgo A-t'o's Express.
Everything is in readiness with the
Wells, Fargo & Company's Express to
receive expressage to all points east and
west, local or foreign. We have a fa
vorable rate to all points for those wish
ing to express merchandise or treasure.
The Las Vegas office is at ihe depot,
and is open from 7 a. m. until 8 p. m.
A wagon will call two or three times a
day in both East and West Town, and
parties having goods to express can
send them to the office without further
58-tf C. P. IIovev, Agent.
Bargains in every
tli i n ít at
Isidor stern's.
Beautiful fans at Charles Weld's.

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