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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY. HKl'TKMHFIi 4. 1l5.
County School Superintendent Link litiH not been able as yet to make another apportionment to the different sel. o l districts there is. only eight huidred dollars at his disposal and the amount lias been scarcely increased since the lirst of July. A force of ' Santa Fe carpenter.i have made needed improvements at the temporary station below town. The ticket ollice in 'now of the lower floor. J. J. McEwen has decided to continue in the fruit and produce business and the sale between him 'and Mews' Xe.'f a id White has been declared off. . ,"' The contract for (lie conduction of the new Santa Fe depot at this point . has lieen awarded to M. Council, a builder of Toneka, Kansas. Miss Joan Warren left Wednesday for Palo Alto, where she will attend the famous Stanford University. A large numlier of her friends assembled at the depot to bid her farewell and wish her God speed on the journey. Miss War ren has been one of the brightest 'stu -dents in attendance at the Silver City schools and she will undoubtedly main tain her reputation abroad as well as at. home. Toe Silver Citv Evh.k hai e ,nileted its lirst voluinn, and is one of the very best newspapers published in Grant county,. An editorial mention states that its first year has been prosperous and the Headlight can only extend co i gratulations and best wishes that the future will be even more so. Mcndliglr. Juan Trujillo, arresti d on the charge of being implicated in the Gonzale. murder on the Mimbres last sprii e, va. released from ciistodv Saturday nr. bond. BRAZIL'S NEW CAPITAL. The Propo83d Sito Selected by the Government Oommlgalon.- Popular Demand for the Removal of Offi cial Headquarters from IMo de Ja neiro A Project That Looks Very Unpromising. FLEMING CATTLE C O 1 1 V hell i lg vicii.ii V. l'lisiolHc' : Silver v it; V' lll;t GUAMLUf BOOT& SHOE MAKER Tin Í.1 rt i; UKI'AIKINI! ;kati. : AND I'liOMITi.V IH'NT. I Prices r :i : ii'i:iMi, it in ;j s;it!sliicti(ili piihnnili'i i. HI o.i mi Xn !. I Mrrel PHILOTOKEM 1, W..m.u'i Hal. na lllil.lo Kil.nl. H ll ninnllilj H.IC.ouiM n.rvoumeu mil liy.lol Md W.lul'l la yrrlrct U.llli. SM liyiliumtlHmlil...nlir l l'tll. rra .,1,1.1 m.llxl un uniillwiuiB. If " ' ft K f'm ont dru. I l.i ruil II to lh ini.fri.tor ut In IH l'H'1 to T" P n m'mhi. OlirliF.BUU)1Wliol"lD"'M'iM Curt lHit.lt wt N-tvYTk. r- nl - will rcntnre Onrf Hlr mil Whlrttr lo browo g fc. f or buck in ii w wluum 11 Uiilli. After leisurely searching for more than two years, the scientific commission ap pointed to find a site for the new Bra zilian capital has reported. And as no body except themselves knows any thing about the chosen locality, their data, if not their conclusions, will, no doubt, be received with all the respect due to so well diseussod a question. Naturally, the first point to be consid ered is whether Brazil needs a new capital. ' In Rio de Janeiro it has . a splendid city, of historic fame, with all the buildings and other offices required for a seat of government, so that to people less endowed with a mania for brand-new constitutions than the ' quondam subjects of Dom Pedro it may : seem as needless for the Brazil-1 iun federal rulers to leave Rio as it would hn for the monarchial ones to leave London for the Wolds, of Yorkshire. But Brazil "enjoys" home rule to such an extent that every state or province is in itself a little re public, which -as the world is by this time aware-is at intervals struggling to break loose from the rest of the con federation. Each of the provincial capi tals is naturally jualous of Rio, and of the splendid opportunities which the local politicians of that city have for place, and pelf, and pronuneiamentos. Hence the outcry, says the London Standard, for a more centrally situated capital, the inhabitants of which shall be less subject to corrupt influences than those of a great city like the pres ent metropolis. The result was the appointment of a commission of geolo gists, engineers, meteorologists, doctors, astronomers and political economists, to report on some desirable locality for this ideal capital, with a goodly guard of soldiers to protect them, in caso tho wild Indians of the interior might en tertain a pivj.nlice against the disturb ance of their primeval forests. Twenty thousand p. mds wir.i voted for the ex penses of 'Hi. i parly, the consequence of whose impedimenta 'required tho serv ices of one hundred and eighty horses, mules a:id it '.Vs . I5iu?.l is. however, so large a land that: had the explorers received ' a rovin.f 'coi!iiiiÍ!Í.sioti. they' might haw died of old age.'of "yellow jack," or by Indians, long before thoy had examined a tr.'.ie of the possible sites suite. 1 for the purpose indicated. Their attention was. therefore, devoted to the Brazilian highlands northwest of Rio a rolling country covered with stunted trees and grass, inhabited by a pixir-spiritod lace, reputed to be too lazy to either rob or murder, and too few to be of any account, if forced to fight for their birthright. It is in this region that tho commissioners have found the sought for site, on a plateau four thousand feet above the a.;i level. well-watereu', tree irom yellow fever, and naturally this point is made much of, as it is eighteen hours by railway from. Rio not liable to be bombarded the next time the fleet revolts or the republic feels it necessary to flatter the electors by insulting a European power. And there the scheme is likely to end. The report will be printed, and possibly debated. But it is quite cer tain that the new capital is to-day as far off as it was before the commission ers set out on their travels. For to build even the bare outlines of a gov ernment city would cost more millions of milreis than Brazil can obtain credit for on the money markets! Railways must, in the first place; be constructed to the' chosen spot. Otlices for the state business, legislative buildings, and a host of similar necessities must be pro vided, even if private enterprise erected hotels and houses, and a municipality which does not exist undertook to lay out roads, make drains, erect gas and water works, and generally constitute this capital in the outer world fairly habitable. And, of course, barracks would have to be built, otherwise a change of government might be sud denly precipitated by the opposition playing Cromwell on a large scale, by not only turning out the legislature, but what would be much worse by putting tho late otii.cials in jail, and their adh.crenjs in the posts ' recently filled by then. All this, it may be added, is apart from the endless politic al difficulties inherent in the proposal, all of which are perfectly well known to those eone-evned. - ' . . Tur: itiul Armenian. The feeling of the Turks against the Armenians is very bitter now. Talk of massacreing them is very common i: the coffee houses of Constantinople. The situation is very critical. We d i not know what may turn up before, help arrives. We have hopes that Lk' rope is going to do s.melhing forpo;;r Armenia. There will never be a.; peace while the Ti rk i.i left in r.olj t ; even leadie;; con; rol over Chri.iti.! i subjects. L'..:ivty and eq::lity arc. im possible for them under Moslem rule. Joint conli'Jl by Hiiro'can powo'.i would see-.: to lit) the i.iost pruj'iij&Mv mid beiieli.::.! i::etht:d ut . resent, rai.Ii er than giving it over to any one power, especially if that be her nearest neigh- bor. Out of I.avc fur .".1 other. A notable ca:;e of filial loro came to light in I i:'...!u:r;ih a ie.w days nfo. says the J.'ew York S;::i, wlicu a onty-iiix-yer.r-old i.oit ca'..;e to the o'. i:c of un aid .soe.Lty to chum his mother, who is two ycuis past tho century mark, from whom ho had been sep arated by the long illness of both. It was shown that tho man had remained a bachelor all his life in order to care for his mother. Thoy came from Ire land thirty years ago. find had lived to gether since that lime, as they had . previously in the old country, until live months ago, when both were taken sick and had to be removed to a hoa- pital.