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RIVER PROSPECTOR. RE 11 I Tft RliD KTVBR, TAOS COUNTY, NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY JNOESf. 1902, B. C. ABBOTT & Co. Successors to thf New Mexico Demands State toodof the rt,k Congress. General VIei-eliarL(iiBe AN! Miners :S ,0 ,p PICKS RI6M1 . PLIES TBMS CASH. It-may Governor William J. Bryan of Nebraska. WASHINGTON LKTTEJi. ISM ANfW MEXICO. IHsiow Rear Afhitiral Tlmrles E. Clark ot the United States Nuvev. Tile BritB are worrying .more overtke-ouicome of tho South Afri can wr then the Boers do themselves. THE RED RIVER STORE ot HEADQUARTERS FOR CROCKS U ) MINERS' SUPPLIF.S. MAY AND GRAIN- Wines, Lipuors and Tobaccoes, LOUIS MARC AT I. Senator Quay, one of the Re publican leaders of the Senate, is doinpsome good work for .ew Mexico The Gold Bug wing of the Democratic party, are again in the saddle. It looks as if they were dictating the wording of most of the Democratic platforms this year. Special Corresponrdenco. All hope of passing a law auth orizing reciprocity with Cuba at this session of Congress lias been abandoned by the large majority i life in the territory, but there is of republicans, although a few of another reanor not bo -generally Keiifttcu EJkina' is very much interested ioi 'the-eifprt to place! Nex Mexico in 'the sisterhood of states. This is to be expected be cause he srvent many -years of hit ftli.llliMMr: inod u !-. Sanaa i i'il unu (General De Wet of South Afri can fame, is proving himself a true statesman in time of peace as well as a brave soldier in time of war. II is advice to his late comrades arms are words of wisdom. in Gusdorf's JMammotli Store- JL fino line . qf Boots and Shoes. Hats and Caps. Gents O othing and aso a Large Line of Ladies and Gents Under Clothing- Our Prices -Ar STarfr- We Hake a Speeialty of MU Orders- Now Mex. Taos, JPOST QFETOH STORE. . 33ooks. Dnugs ............ Motions Stationery The latest uiagazies for sale at all Uipos and novels to rent nd aae us when yov want anything ill our line. Why not assess property at its true value and elect a man for as sessor who is qnalitied to appraise it. The "tax iooVer" might be hit hard but the honest citizen would pay less taxes and justice instead of injustice would be the rtk. RIG IKRII1ATI0X SCHEME IN the superfawgwine still claim -that somt'thnig will be done. A 'con ference of the .republican senators was lieid and seventeen declared tiieir opposition to Cuban reciproc ity in any. form. Jt-had previous ly been deter med by the steering committee -that, unless a sufficient number of republican votes could be pledged to secure tlee passage of theispooner substitute for the Cuban, reciprocity mill ..jmeead by the'EoB-se, no action wotiM be 'ta ken on 'the rloui' of the Senate. The last conference heldad journed without action and it is practically conceded that there is no chance of favorable action at the aid, journed session of iparty conference. Senator 'Quay has given notice that on the conclusion of the vote on the canal bill, he will ask the Senate to dismiss lb. committee on Territories from father considera tion -of the Omnibus Territorial bill with a view to -securing action upon theiiieasure-Bt this -session. Some time ago Senator Bevermge's com-mittce, which has not had suf ficient -business before it to iieep its clerk employed during half of his time, voted that in- view 6f other a-rd m-ore. important legislation be fore the committee, the Omnibus bill -must .await action untill next session. -Senator Quay be lieves that, in-the interest of the titmncinl prosperity of tiio country, statehood should be granted to the applicants at nnee. -lis thinks Uiat statehood will mean Ml era of nn- Tlie Land Between Ouesta and 'The Colorado State Line Will Soon Be Doted With Beautiful Farms. known . When'Mr. JsHdfllMrM a delegate in congress from New Mexico he worked hard to Bocnre the passnue of a statehood bill and finally sue ceeded in -having the measure pass ed by both the house and the sen ate in the same session. On the day that the conference report wat, do be considered in the house. Senator Burrows, then a repre sentative, made a speech. Dur iag its delivery Mr. Elkins was in the cloakroom. Emeririnir hito theMinTIi of the house when ti e speech ended, Mr. Elkins was toM j that Mr. Burrows had ma'- a1 great address. Thereupon Hr Elkins, with the trenerous iruDul- siveness of his nature and tv'tlm 1 knowing what the speech dd doti taiued, rushed over to Mr. Burrows and publicly congratulitcd him in most enthusiastic faction. It so happened 1 1 1 t M BntfOWt had been 'delivering a most fiery a salt, upon tbe 'Democratic par'y. The-resulfc can he m joined. The Democrats became angry at Mr. Elkins' exhibition of partisanship and I7 of them reversed tbeir previous vote. New Mexico BRrt of the conferetce report was defea'ed becaam 17 Bemocrataj voted Rgainr it and Colorado! alone ns admitted. It was a Spotty costlv handshake f for New MeKi1 .ii -W a!ii.iiigtoii 'Post. , WITH TROVVLL AND.'FOE. An "experiment lied" is ing. Arrange in ii seclui.e corner, ami Iry new plant at jour will, J Sm. il. informal nejbbflr; nnd partnership nre.iMbwM and plants mu oiti liajpp changed. with inntu.iUnW,P , ii i-iii-u ;i. In -e i i.es -UX ' in t,, direct ii us. TnM I't1 larefiil ' it to a-ot tin' 1 In t will I r ', '.'r::i t lie " n Jr. i uelil; I di i am of. A decorative plant, both nvl casilv irrmvii. is the lie 1 i pi nmi' I nily.hr - iMinita 'exeri.it - n. It Iimiis irorn mi-xico. : i,:otit a !' I liipl). and 1 . i - immerw l andsome (low ers ot brilliant red a ellow. I'Ik centanren (bncl elor's l)UttJ. the 11 ue and li it W Inrl.y pur. andte. ; Men em vnp is are dninly flcert diers. tall. I:e:-.utlfl nnd more i'hK williiiir to blohi-oin. Vlanted topett tbey will fiippljrrerie(?ated miiisKbt thrniicli many days. l-'iichias are mee uiorc popular, J arc always lordly. Srme varieties bloom cnntinliotulj all mmmer. Co. ' earth, MflBdent food, am! a m i of intermit tent pnnshnn. , ei.ii le list of their requar no ins. I' e colors are both fine aai varied. The beponia never lose? favn v3L thnse who hare tried it. Kim 'f i- variet ies are hardy, and nea 1 1 all hue hanilsoine folla-.'e. A bed of liecn'ae will Hourish nl slimmer, and may ir made beautiful. I!ut be careful abn. colors, fur certain shades will not "pc together" ot all. The white nnd yellow lady's slippr of the woods ma) besuecessf nlly tra planted to city gardens wiih sufficie; care. Take up plenty of the -earth with the roots, rep'ace in flA (frimnd as iptichly as possible, andte a natural situation. With this meSr od one can hardly fall. The prettiest parden in the .pi loses rntich if it have not plenty ttf Kieen lawn for background anil frae ing. Even the strongest love for (low ers should be controlled sufficiently . illow n bit of untroubled green i idea or center. And a fine lawn, how ever tin. . is a beautiful sight to e. OIL AT PAGOSA SPlti-NGS. Last Monday morning (June 1G) oil was discovered in the Home well at Btigosii Springs. i-Forty feet of oil raised ou top of the waler precedented prosperity in every1 , . . , ' ., , t it.' i nnd several harrels were baileel out otveoftlw new state, and that their, provti() fo ff ypry admission will -result in benefit tojgr8(e Thewell is .MOO feet deep, the republican party and be claims i jw Umn j, all excitement. Anto to have iwneteeii votes plwlge to into Ledger. assist him in getting the bill out of committee. It is-probable,: that all of the democrats .will .vto fur -'1 A.HKBE PAl i bRN I admission if they have the opper- j tvnity and the friends of-the men sure regard the prospects of the bill as encouraging. Subsci'ile for ths liimsi'Kcroj: ; tlN.Tll al) V .,ici.n.A:,y Call : n i i. 4 y wwyywirv i ww r wwwwy www w i WINCHESTER f REPEATING SHOT GUNS are cheap in price, but In price only. " Take Down n guns list at $27.00 and Solid Frame guns at $25.00, but they will outshoot and outlast the highest priced double barreled guns, and they are as safe, reliable and handy besides. Winchester Shot Guns are made of the very best materials that can be procured, a thoroughly modern system of manufacture permitting rhem to be sold at buyable prices. PRBE Send name end tddrtei on t poeul ctrd lor 184 page illuslmied ceulogue. WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO., NEW Haven. Ct A company 1ms lately been or ganized to reclaim over 30,')00 acres of as find land as can be found in the Rocky Mountains. It lies around and north of the little Mexican villages of Questa only $1.5o per year and Cerro. It is Imnnded on the east by the snow capped monn- tains of the Sanure de Cristo rantre and on the west by the Ilio Grande rever. The co'-nnanv is backed by Cliieago capitalist and will in con nection with irrigation canal, build thro lartre reservoirs on the Ca- ! hrito. This large track of land when irrigated and properly culti vated will support a large pnoula fioti. The civil enjineer will soon be on the ground nnd the company will push Hv constriKition of the reservoirs and canal to be ready ready for next, years crop. This enterpiiHe will do more to build up Northern Tas connry than any o'her enterprise that has ever been proposed. The company is -called The Taos County Irrigation and Imprvement Company with headquarters at the new town of C dime. The Com paiiy will wih th help of the firinver A Jtio (Irande railroad build a hriflc across Rio Grand.- riir opposite Cerro. Wilis will haitig the'twi Grande railroad in 'less than 36 iiilea from 'Rd River. '1 he home incorptu'atois are .Kd HtlUo.1) HU M bel t Bfttton, -us own srlt-ctiini I io evi-rv sub- iioer. Only So tenu a year. MAGAZINE ?s A LADIES' MAGAZINE. A rem; beautiful colored plate It- Se (isTiiniif; ctresMt.4k.tnt. econonitel : 1 uurlfi hou.chi.iirii.i,t.ritliu,., etc. ! 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G.6C.MtRfelAk Puyistrrs Spfinefied. J-'.. V' OBSERVATIONS FROM XIFE. Stjtistics.aqpictiuies prure that liars .ran fiKiire. A buddinp; genius U. a 1 ! right until hf I..-.' 1 1 - to i:..w ht-r fjHh;r's boot f reiiiently inakea en un f avorn Impreoioll. Too much i)f the iitiiM- in tliit world tries to pftssiUi-lf off . music. r .' It is better to be.w:ronKat the right time than rlgh t at thv.wrtiiiff time. The more 11 .unman urpnt-a the m..re she l uuab'.t- t,o .convince hertelf. Snine itaiK'injr, inaitn l of bring the poetry of motion, i mere dog?rel. T.he price of liberty is elernul vigi lance, but lite-tenet of repaira il rxtru. Voting men think thfiint-ltee wise and ilrunKt-n uien t hi it L themaelvcs su iter. The inu,u wbo ktiows if al! is a tit voiiitniou lor Woman who knows notb-i.tii. 1 An) mji 11 " 1 hink a he likes, but it isn't e'.wujfs pejlicy to put his thoughts into woiV..-. I ).it.'iiiti Uailv Newa. JfOKS AT RAnOM. Jamaica hopes export 0 t 000,000 bunches of banatus 'Ins Among the articles made In t'liiiaj. pine prhons ure tables inluid m penrl and oyster fhells. A robber in L'hiladalphaa, trying tr escnpt- from a policeman, ran througt a trolley car und bet the puff engers k. a panic. During one week there were no few er than 7 suicides committed in Madrid. Love and financial troublsi cluim laopt of the victims. Paul Raver's bouse in lloston, froa. j which he started out on the '.'ride"" 1 on April ID, 177S. immortalized If . Longfellow, is now a "I'.aucu lTa,Tana."' Selling elevated railroad tic 50 cents api'"ce is the latest ruse u. ed by swindlers who prey upon news lauded Immigrants at the llattery it. New York. There were by the last printed aa nnnl report l.l'.i I retail liquor dealer In Maine, a prohibition stale, livvhole sale dealers. rectifiers. 5 breweries. 2H0 retail dealers nnd 20 wholesiilo de-ilers in mult liquor. The very perfection of imperfection is to be fount) in Paris ina pust offices. TJiev rt dirty, illy veisHlatctl nnd ia 'f ufficirtitly manned, an' ti c trnnsne tion nf bjlne with adiffcrent clerks is a trial .f preteutt If one wanta ilninw, it Is bettei-t" buy them at tobacco store, where there is also a post box for letters, etc. THE FRILLS OF FASHION. Ttnvrknots are a favorite applique da sign. Long sash ends of black tulle adore ti e eveningr irnwin. Lace storks are much more chic thaa stiff ribbons and collars. hite wash kitl gloves are useful ta wear with the shirt w aist suit. belt buckle in fr. -lit, one in black, and 01. i- on each side are .none toa ..1 any. Han-Is of flowered lawn are inseriel into the newest wide turnover collars and cuffs. An odd parasol is of white satin, per fectly plain, except for a garland of violets which encir.-le the edge. Quantities: of flowers ure used as berthas, chetelalnes, and 'sprays for evening wear, und some of the dainti est sleeves are (composed entirely of chains ot flowers. A pretty handkerchief stock Is one of those in nart nou 1 n 11 ties ij,-ns. flow ers in colors. i til long waving stems, finishing the edges of fine white handkerchiefs, tit flowers finished with edges of embroidery in white. Smart summer shoes and dainty openwork or lace trimmed stockings lend tbelr share of nrettlness t,, the general effect of modish dressing. Due might say, indeed, that neer before lone wntiM-ii w ru f. b 'urinating a-.