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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, JANRUARY 6. lvo.
5 The Prize Fight. There is every indication Mist tlie ti;hl between Mahcr and Fitzsiuimons will occur within the boundsof ihe leirrtory of New Mexico. The piv.-i-dent of the Republic of Mexico has in dieated his intention to us the military in preventing the fight upon the soil of thuHtateof Chihuahua, and the legis lature of Texan promptly responded to i lie recommendation of the governor and made that "sport" a felony in the lone lar stale. . A bill, in; oduced by the representa live of (iran. county, at the last (session of the New Mexico legislature making prize fighting a felony, and killing a man in such light murder in the first degree failed to paw the house by a vote of 10 to 14, ami there is no law against pi izo fighting in New Mexico, except the com mon law, under which it isa disturbance of the peace and not a felony. Had public sentiment been aroused last winter as it has lieen since the fate of the bill in the legislature of this terri tory would have been a different one. At the next session adequate punish ment for the human brutes, who make public exhibition of their brutality for rain will be provided by statute and New Mexico will not, thereafter be dis graced by alleged sport, which even in Texas is a felony. Thu City KleWlun. On the lirst Tuesday in April, the 7th the people of Silver City will lie called iijNiii to elect a mayor and two mem Iters of the council for the ensuii g year. The eighth term of Mayor J. W. Fleming will expire and the biennial term of James Uillett and M. K. White, members of the council will end at the same time Councilmen Martin Maher and Geo. P. Jones holding over another year. The conned will have the appoint ment of the marshal the governor hav ing vetoed tho bill making that ollicer elective passed by the last legislature the city clerk, attorney, treaiurer and engineer. There will, also, be a mem ber of the school board of the indepen dent district of Silver City chosen to succeed Wm. Brahm Tim Ea(i.í is not advised as to wheth er the incumbents, or any of them de sire a re-election, but they will probably soon determino w hether they will or not lie candidates. No doubt there will be others. The columns of this paper are open for announcements at the usual rates. excellent and the audience were gener ous w i;h encores, which were liberally respoi ded 1). The leadings and impersonations of Miss Netiie Jackson were attractive fealiiiv.t oí ihe programe. One feature of the concerts is deserv ing oí mention. That of the second evening being better than the first two or three extra numbers were rendered and every effort made to please the au dience, notwithstanding the attendance was not as good as on the first night, because of the inclemency of the weath er. The reverse of this is so often prac ticed by traveling troupes that it is mentioned to the credit of the Chicago Lady Q lartette. The Chli'Hgu Lady guurtrtt. The concerts given by the Chicago (Nartette last week were musical treats, which !he people of Silver City seldom have an opportunity to,' enjoy. The sicgii i', l oth in quartette and solo, was The (iruinhlar. He sat at the dinner-table With a discontented frown "The potatoes and steak were underdone, And the bread was baked too brown. The pie too sour, the pudding too sweet, And the roast was much too fat ; The soup so greasy, too, and salt, Sure 'twas hardly fit for the cat." "I wish you rouldeatthe bread and pies I've seen my mother make; They are something like, and 'twould do you good J ust to look at a loaf of her cake." Said theHinilingwiie, "I'll improve with gc, Just now I'm but a beginner, But your mother has come to visit us, And todav she cooked the dinner." Mrs. Lydia J. Cad well, who was the moving spirit in bringing the Hicolite quarries of Grant county into notice and in the sale of the Alhambra mine, at lilaek Hawk, died at her home in Chica go, on Sali.rday, January 25th. Mrs. Cad well was a woman of extraordinary ability and made many (rienda h this county, wh i will sincerely mo ira her deaJi. Sil New Fmit California Train. On Oct. 2!) Ihe Santa Fe route will inaugúr ale new and strictly limited first-class ser vice to southern Cali fornia. The California limited will leave Chi cago at 6 p. in. reaches Los Angelo in three days and San Francisc in three and one-half days, a saving oi nan a day's lime froiu this station corres pondingly reduced. Equipment will comdst oí superb new vestibule Pull man palace and compartment sleeper, chair e.,r and diiMig car iiiro.iPu io L is Angelos without change. Tl.is w ill be the liniest and mo-4 lux urious MTiiee vh a y line lo Caüfnvnia. A noM'.cr daily train will carry through Palace sleeper end t mrist deep"r to San 'ranci-rn and tourist sleeper to Los Ai)jev a- ii' prc.-eu'. For i i'l piticu lar iiq'inc of il. Ai. Sii.i'Kr.a, Agent. GILLETT & SON Wiioeksalk and Retail MERCHANTS; Jobbers and Dealers in Staple and Fancy PROVISIONS, CIGARS and TOBACCO. DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, 1300TS and SHOES, HATS and CAPS, NOTIONS &c. Carry the Largest STOCK Oí GROCERIES in Southern New Mexico. Uuy in Carload Lots and will not be undersold. Only the freshest, bes!: and choicest brands of all goods. Special attention given to Mail Order, SILVER Wi NATIOXA', BANK BLOCK, Broadway, Dullard an 1 Texas Street SILVER CITY.N. : . The Finest ReUul Grocery in the West.