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The eagle. (Silver City, N.M.) 1894-1???, February 05, 1896, Image 5

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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
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
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
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
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,
Wiioeksalk and Retail
Jobbers and Dealers
in Staple and Fancy
1300TS and SHOES,
Carry the Largest
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,
Broadway, Dullard an 1
Texas Street
The Finest ReUul
Grocery in the West.

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