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THE EAlíLE: WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 7, lí5.
9 Laht week Socorro was visited by a cloud hurst which destroyed a great deal of property and caused the loss of a number of human lives. The frequency of disaster of this kind in New Mexico of late lias proved the wisdom of the races which inhabited this portion of the country before its settlement by Eu ropeans in building their towns in ele vated places out of the reach of Hoods. People who have had the curiosity to examine the ruins of these villages have noticed that they are invariably located in high places entirely out of the way of flood. Had the practice of the people been followed by the builders of Silver City and Socorro, the recent disasters which have overtaken these places could not have occurred. Tub pluck of thebtiisnessnien of Silver City in going to work and repairing the damage which was done by the big tlood. and asking no assistance from tin-outside world has been very favorably com mented on by people all over the south west. Silver Cily is being given the credit which is due. Tiik territorial fair and irrigation con gress will bring a large crowd to Albu querque next month. Nothing has been left undone to make the irrigation con gress a H!ve and the -fair promises to be the best ever held in the territory. A Itemnrltnble Gntlirrlng. Isaac Siggins has just returned from his old home in Pennsylvania, where a remarkable family re-union was held at Irvineton, on June 25. It was the oc casion of the first re-union of the race which was held in the beautiful and picturesque Brokenstraw park at Irvine ton, Pa. There were about 500 of the connections and immediate friends pre sent, and a more happy, pleasant and enjoyable family reunion had never been held in Pennsylvania. In many respects it was a most remarkable family gather ing, as many of the connections had not met for thirty years, while the majority of those present had never seen each other. The day was spent by listening to ad dresses covering the family history from the first ancestors in France ; then to t he settlement in America in 1791! and down to the present day. It was decided to have another re-union in June next year. Mr. Siggins reports a most enjoyable time. He travelled farther than any other member of the family present and says he has never realized that he had so many relatives in existence. Mr. Siggins is also c mt'.-mplating 'another visit east at the time of the annual re-union next year. I'irst of t'mirHC. The Enterprise must have g it lot't in lie in j I. -VJt one nas necn seen in Missoi-m will be found to be on the Lonlsburg since Editor Sheridan tried right snieotllie silver question. Con ventions are being held in that state to elect delegates to the state convention and it is being demonstrated that the woods are full of silver men. Tiik estimated output of gold for this year all over the world is largely in ex cess of the mines in Africa and those in Alaska have contributed very largely to swell the total which will reach very nearely .f2ÜO,O0O,0ÜO. to trade it off for a balloon during the rush of waters. The Hood editor of the Sentinel was three days late, ami the Eaoi.k appeared at its usual time. Its own broad pinions carried it to its sub scribers when the tlood had knocked out the United States mailr. Liberal. VhejMhenevs of Jjiegrcat flood at Silver City went out to the woYfd nuni erous offers of assistance were telegraiihed to Mayor Fleming. The Silver citizens are not paupers and have no love for bread of charity. Mayor Fleming an swered the telegrams thanking the people lor their kind and thoughtful offers and informing them that the people of Sil ver City could care for cases of des titution that might arise from the tlood. There are no Kansas or Nebraska suf ferers in Silver to make capital out of misfortune. Liberal. M. AV. Neff, the hardware dealer, has decided to maintain his store in Silver City and is occupying the store room formerly utilized by George W. Vera, on Pullard street. His determination to continue business here was at the ear nest solicitation of his tnaiiv customers. Kfilncfd Iluten til Dinvt'l'. Pharmaceutical association Denver Colo Aug, 14 to 21 18(15; For this occasion Hound Trip tickets will be sold August 11th and 12th for one lowest first, class standard fare. Tickets be continous iiassage in each direction bearing a linal limit of August 25th. For particulars call at depot. F. D. Ki.i.mkh. Agent. Rev. Sinnock left last Wednesday morning to Katon, this territory to re cuperate. His health is such that it is feared that he will not be able to return and assume work at the Methodist church here. The members of his con gregation and in fact every person in the city will be sorry to hear of his depart ure, lie has made many warm friends during his short stay here. Thomas Hudson, the Deining plumber and painter, was in Silver City Thurs day. Mr. Hudson has secured the plumbing contract for the new sanita rium to be erected at Hudson hot springs and is a thorough workman and good mechanic. Judge and Mrs. Bantz returned from California Friday evening, and Judge Bantz left on Sunday's train where he will be in attendance at the sessions of the supreme court during the greater part of the present month. Conductor Jack McHtigh, of the Santa Fe, who has been ill át the railroad hos pital at lopeka is much un provea in health and expects shortly to resume his run into Silver City. His many friends will be glad to see him here again. For the first time since the big tlood of July 21st, the road is open to the old depot site and the first lot of freight was taken up from below town Monday even ing. Nathaniel Bell was down from Pinos Altos Saturday evening. He reports that camp as positively booming as a re sult of the rains. (iustav Worinser was up from Peming Saturday, and made a business trip from here to Central City during the day. Coin's financial series is worth reading. "Coin's Financial School," "A Tale of Two Nations" or "Coin up to Date" may he obtained at Tun Eaui.k office free by imviui! a year's subscription to Tiik Owing to the failure of the members to get together the board of county com missioners has not met this week yet but will likely do so today. Eaui.k in advance. cents eac The books sell at SO FUN ABOUT IT E. ROSENBERG, BOOT AND SHOEMAKER. I promise you faithfully. In the lonii run, yimsliiill save linlf your money. Iiy ImvhiK your work neatly nuil promptly ilone to suit yourself, at K. KOSKMtKUll'S Silver I'ily. X. M. YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE. 1 desire to inform you that having purchased the stock, lixturee etc. of Mr. J. A. Kcmmis, Watchmaker and Jeweler, I will continue ths business at the same place. A select line of WATCHES, JEWELRY ETC. Carried. I make a SPECIALTY of FINK WATCH REPAIRING and will appreciate a trial and will guarantee satisfaction. Very Trulv, J. R. HICKS.