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THE EAGLE : WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1895.
3 ITEMS OF INTEREST. Newsy Notes of Happenings Purely Local. A (iriHt of Itniiiluhlo rnrnRrnphn Which Should Nut lift Overlooked Hy our IiondnrH. Episcopal services, next Sunday, as usual, by Rev. Edward S. Cross. All are cordially invited. 2uite a numlier of capitalists from the east have been here recently looking over the resources of the county. Should they coiH'.hde to invest, the county would be very greatly lenefitted. The cattle shipments from New Mex ico so far this spring have been unpre cedented. The Santa Ee railroad has been taxed to its fullest capacity unci the shipments are by no means over yet. Galloway and Alexander have struck some very line ore in their mine near Tnlloch' s ranch. The tunnel is in aliout .r0 feet and they are taking out ore which will run from ifliOO to $500 er ton. The spring term of the district count will open at Socorro next Monday. A large number of witnesses will come down from Mogollón and will pass through here on their way to the county neat. Water is very low in the lower Mim bres, but the melting snow in the moun tains is swelling the stream for a num ber of miles from its source and it will only be a few days until there will lie plenty of water as far down as Hudson. A. Abraham took charge of the liroad. way hotel today. He has a lease on the properly for two years and will endeavor to increase the popularity of the Broad way which has been a favorite stopping place for a number of years. A free bus will be run to and from trains. There is room in Grant county for a population of at. least a hundred thous and people. There is irrigable land enough in the county, if it were im proved, to susiain a population of a hundred thousand. All Grant county needs is capital and industry to make it one of the best comities in the south west. There was a runaway on Rroadway last Sunday evening. A horse belonging toG.W. M. Carvil win hitched to a buggy and was standing in front of the posiotlice. The horse liecanie frightened at, something and started to run up Broadway. The buggy ran into a tele phone pole at the corner of Broadway and Billiard street and was over-turned. The force of the cold, don loosened the harness and the horse run home, leav ing the buggy in Billiard street. The damage was slight. ODD FELLOWS' BALL. A Itrlllliint Gathering nt Newcomb's Hall and an Evening of Pleasure. The Odd Fellows of this city celebrat ed the 76th anniversary of the founding of their order by giving a grand ball and banquet last Friday evening. About 300 invitations were sent out and most of those who were fortunate enough to get an invitation were present at the ball. Kewcomb hall, which is the largest in the city, was crowded and dur ing the early part of the evening there was not room for all to' dance. It was one of the largest balls ever given in Silver City. Many were in attendance from the surrounding country and there was none who did not thoroughly enjoy the entertainment. The Odd Fellows left nothing undone which would add to the pleasure of the occasion and the ladies did themselves proud in making pre parations for the event. Music was furnished by the Fort Bay ard orchestra which played until day light for the benefit of the dancers who remained to the last. Supper was served about midnight in Morrill hall. There were four tables and an excellent supper was provided. The members of the lodge were very at tentive to the wants of the invited guests and the occasion will long be remem bered by all who were in attendance. Capt. French lias leased a portion of the Maxwell grant in the northern part of the territory and will put several thousand head of steers on it. The city fathers should provide the lire department with a supply of new hose. A disastrous conflagration might Iks prevented by the investment of a small amount of money in hose. IIOVAI. INS. CO. OF I.IVKIll'OOI, KSIII.ANI). Assets in tiie United Stnu-s ?7.m.rn.ai Liabilities do ri.4ii.72S.7ll Net Surplus do 2.111,5:10.44 I LIVERPOOL & LONIION jk tlLOIIK I.IVKIll'OOI, KNULAKD. Assets $S.4HX,aW Liabilities 5.4:27.1)711 Net Surplus jSI.U71.1NII PALATINE INSURANCE CO., l.lMlrKll. Assets sj.:wi.me.(in Liabilities 1.7HÍ.4 111.72 Surplus lt:!l.lll5.HX The new mill at White Signal was closed down last week for want of water. Messrs. Penrose, Barringer and Brock man, members of the company, were out to the camp last week and an effort is now being made to get an additional water supply. The mill crushes the ore in an entirely satisfactory manner and if sufficient water can be obtained to keep it running, there is no doubt that the output of the camp will add very considerably to the gold output of this county. A surprise party was given to Miss Cordie Jones last week in honor of her loth birthday. The laws passed by the last legislature will be out in a few days. It is expected that they will be ready for distribution in a couple of weeks. Fargo's $2.50 ...Shoes... C. H. FARGO & CO. mfrs. iss-aoo MARKET ST. CHICAGO For Sale by C.C. Shoemaker. IUIITISII AMKItICA ASSURANCE CO. Assets Í1.W4.1WI Liabilities 7M.8HU Surplus $IW.Bttl HANCIIKSTF.il ASSURANCE CO. MANCHKSTEU F.NO LAN I). Assets .104.770 Liabilities.... 1,5TO,74II Surplus ÍSB.ÜS1 11KLAW ARE INS. CO. Assets il.5tl0.B7H Liabilities 1.IMT.UM Surplus l:i.:iii0 WMF. Mil Fire, Life and Accident Insurance. Office at Postoffice SILVER CITY NEW MEXICO. ONLY TIIE BEST COMPANIES REPRESENTED. Synopsis of Statements January 1st 1895.