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Las Vcas Daily GazHto.
J. H. KOOCLER. Editor. RATES OF SUBSCRIPTS Dally, 1 ytmr 10 Daily, n month lllv. 1 month ' lteIiviTl by carrier to any jmrt of tlif city. Weekly, 1 veur " Weekl'v. months 1 For AilvertisiiiK U:itt!H uply to J. H. KoojiIit ditor awl Proprietor. New Game of Chance. Tli lit t lie heathen Chinee are not, to be done out of their gitnihling pleas ures by the rauls made upon tlir-Jtl in their dens, was clearly seen by a re porter recently. Sauntering along one of the alleys of Chinatown, his no tice was attracted by the unusual amount of business being done by one ef the fortune tellers, who locates his stall at a corner to attract passers by. The rapidity with which ea h votary took his departure struck the report er as 'something out of the common, as the practice with the professors of futurity is to keep their victims in suspense before letting them know their fate. Approaching the stall he discover ed what to acausual observer appears nothiuir but a small box containing Chinese writing material, but inthis case the innocent-looking box had í small slide on t ho top. The slide be ing pushed aside showed a small card inscribed with character denoting an animal, a fish or a reptil, alí-o a rude representation of the subject. Each Celestial at, the time of paying his stake, namely, a dime, guesses the name of the object he thinks will ap pear on the face. If another object aimears he loses his stake. Should he be fortunate to hit the right animal he receives a dollar, but the chances of winning are so much against him. the bank rarely loses. The reporter having ques tioned.the venerable moon-eyed as trologer, found that his species of gambling was conducted on a larger scale at an establishment ostensibly devoted to the sale of drugs, in the heart of Chinatown, and having as certained the name of the shop, leis urely proceeded to make some further inquiries into the modus operandi of the game. At first, admittance to the back room where the performance was carried on was refused, but a few words gave assurance a;id an entry was made. Assembled in a small apart inent were about thirty Chinamen. A narrow counter divided the manager of the game from the crowd, and as the pool was about to open the re porter stepped in and took a hand Selecting a character and handing two bits to the banker, he received a piece of red paper, upon , hich was written the character he had chosen. Thirty six cards, each bearing a particular designation, and corresponding to similar characters shown upon a red paper about eleven inches square which was suspended from the wall were then deposited in an earthen pot. Diving into the pot, the assist ant banker, who was blindfolded, drew a card, ami the fortunate indi viduals whose papers bore similar characters were paid ten times the amount of the st akes against the win ning numbers. The cards were named as follows : Four literary graduates, re pi esented by a white lis!', a frog, a goose and a peacock. Seven merchants, repre sented by a flying dragon, a white dog, a white horse, an e'ephaul, a wildcat, a rat and a hornet. Four Iluddliist priests, represented by a tortoise, a fowl, a yellow ee'. aud a fish. Five beggars represented by a shrimp, u snake, a caterpillar, ti Huh: singing gir!, and a shi-cp. Five gen erals represented by a butterfly, a piece of jadestone, a while sparro.v, a pigeon. Four lucky personages of the upper world, represented by a monk ey, a toad, a kite and a sea dragon. Two Tauist priests, represented by a white stork and a gold-color eat. One nuu, represented by a ravenous wolf. Should any purc'iaser of a chance not happen to be present when the drawing takes place he conies to the shop and enquires, not about any gambling question, but simply says: To day how is the great "Sz Maehin" meaning one of the five generals as beholds a ticket with the characters "Wong Che Ko." the curl li dragon, alias, "Sz Maehin," the generals, and this o a novice, that might be in the shop, appears to be making an inqui ry after some person. The Chinese courtesans are great customers and send their children to purchase the tickets to avoid notice being taken of the game by the uninitiated. The game is called "Tsefa'' aud is likely to prove a large source of revenue to the banker, now that fan tan and other species of gambling have been up rooted in Chinulowu. Sau Francisco Chronicle. First National Bant OFLAS VKGAS. s.iixes-ior to lUyuoM.-t Rroilicrit.) Authorized capital, $500,000 Paid in capital. - $50,000 Surplus Fund - $10.000 do x v,ksi:i:al ranking iil'sinkss uw-tr The Old R eliable Di a$ Store. Established 1870. HERBERT & CO DRUGS, MEDICINES. TOILET ARTICLES, AND PERFUMERY. P It ESCRIPTl O N S ra reful I y Compounded. :o-. At Doctor Shout's Old Stand. Operative & .mechanical. Listening to the solicitation of many citizens of Las Vegas, Dr. F.J I. DeGraw will open au office for the practice of Dent istry. Painlss Extraction of Teeth. 1 eeth Extracted, Plug ged $ Replanted, T1IK liOCTOIt'S SPECIALTY IS FINE GOLD WOKK. Mouths examined and ailvice given froe o Charge. Artificial Sets of Teeth on Celluloid. OFFICIO IÍOUUS FROM 8 A. JI., to 5 F. M Good Rufurencc Given. All Work Warranted Ollice on North .Side of Plaza. Open July 2J St, 1S.S0. AND- ss m 3 XE. T'jS-A.T'SS, Z'x-o. l'unsdailyvial.n Liendre, (.'Imperito, (iiill; nns, Ciilira", I .a Cinla, nu Hilario ..and Fori liaseom. Passenger and Express matter carried toanv point on the most reasonable terms Hül-lyl C. A. RAT II BUN FinCfcl quality of Custom Work done in the Territory. A Full Line of M. D. Wells ACo.'s Chicago Made Boots k Shoes Constantly on Hand. 10 A ST LAS VK.fi AS, X. , The Occidental i í ! s I. Finet-f in the Citv of Las Vegas, First-class bar where gentlemen will find the finest liquors, wines and el gars in the Territory; also in connec tion is a lunch counter. Drop in and set; us. Open Day and Night. LOCKE & LOCK WOO J), Proprietors. CHAPMAN HALL. Billiard Parlor & Sample Room, The Finest Resort in West Las Veas where the Very Best Brands of LIQUORS AND CIGARS Are constantly kept on hand. PRIVATE CLUB ROOM IN CONNECTION. HIONUY RRAMM, Proprietor. THE MONARCH1"' THE "m0 A. J. OEAWFOED, WHOLESALE GROCER, Las Vems, -DEALER Fruits, Vegetables, &c., &c. We carry everything that is packed in the Canned Goods Line! Goods delivered free to all parts of the city. Give Us a call. O rn A M H -1 5 fcri o CO p Q o H 0 ANDRES SENA, QENEEAL MERCHANT, LOS ALAJUOS, X. Jf. :o: Also Dealer in CATTLE, SHEEP, , WOOL, HIDES, G 11 A IN AND ALL Kinds of PRODUCE. FREIGHTING, Freinlit tenms always ready and freighting done to all parts of the Territory. li OpiMisiie tlie Depot, (Eornierly flic liobiuson House) NEWLY REFITTED, IÍEEÜIÍNIS1I ED, AND AN ADDITION BUILT TO IT. G 00 D A COO M 31 ODA V10XS Are offered to the traveling public at reasonable rates. J. A.MACKLEY, Proprietor RESTAURANT -AN D- Something Good to Drink, Luncli at any hour from i) till 11 A. M. FAST I, AS VF.CíAS, - - NIOW MKXft.'O Opportitc Krmvnc V, Miinan ares . Frank J". "Webbor, A NEER U I 1 lias constantly on hand Horses, 31 ules, Harness Etc., aud also buys and sells on Commission. Sale of floods made at any time. Will be found on Nortli-Ka.it corner of I'laza, or word may be left at this office. T. J. FLEE MERCHANT TAILOR. ALL KINDS OF TO OBDER. Shoo in Dold's Block, Northwest Corner of the Plaza. Important Notice. Tor the bonelltot'our citizens ,v r cuflrhe lalo copies of thin paior will he kept on fde In thr ticket ollice of the I nieago, llm lmtfton (Julit cy rai roud, at 5J Chuk ttreet, (Jhicuno, 111,, wlmra thoy ure privileged to call am read itl'reo. Ii.. & RETAIL Xew Mexico. IX- LIVE BY SALE STABLE EAST LAS VEGAS, N. M. Carriages and Horses Let at Reasonable Rates. Horses and Mules Bought and Sold. La legras F. G. Ogden, Propt'r. Dressed Lumber for Sale. Lumber Surfaced to order. SASH, DOORS, BLINDS ano al Styls S 'Moulding. Turning1 of all Descriptions, Newell rosts, ffalustrades, Scroll suavi njf. CONTRACTING AND BUILDING. AVork and Estimates from a dis- ancc will receive prompt attention LAS VEGAS Assay Office OF John RobcrtsoiijF.S.A. Assay er, Mi n i n g Engineer, HAIL 110 AD AYE., Opposite Browne & Manzanares' EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO Assays of Ores Made with Accuracy and Dispatch. Brompt Attention will be Paid to Orders Sent from the Various Mining Camps of the Territory. Examining and Ueporting on Minea and Mining Claims a Specialty. All Assays Considered Confidential Iihs ttibli si ime 11 1 Located on the- at root in rear of National Hotel. No. 1", where ho is prepared to do all kinds of work iu his line promptly and in a workmanlike manner at reason able prices. A. 0. BOBBINS, DKALEI!. IV FUIÍN'ITÜHE & O II Sí 1NSWA UNDKlí i A KING ÜJíDKliS PROMPT LY ATTENDED TO. Xcir fhc Jlrithjc, Went Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS AND VINITA MAIL MID EI LINE. UUNMNU DAJf.Y i'KOM TOUT I!ASC(31 TO KOliT ELLIOTJ". I'assciicvs anil Express mutter leaving Las V'e;;!is on TucH'la.v mornintf will lie forwanletl on weekly luirklmanl tlirouli to uny point in the 'in llaiKilu of Texas. (Jlianfes reaaonalile. !. li. Atr.STlV. Propiiutor. ATEdDKAJL JHKBTIEIL, Smith V Harrison, Propers. .South aide of the. Plaza, .... Lai Vegat, N. M. This Iloiiae has been Newly Ilcfitted Accommodations to MENDENHALL & OO Livery 5 Feed, ami Sale STABLE. Dealers iu Horses and Mules, also Fine Buggiea and Carriages for Sale Rigs for the Hot Springs aud other Points of Interest. The Finest Livery Outfits iu ER FRIEDMAN & BRO., DEALERS IN WOOL, HIDES, PELTS AND FURS, OABBIAGBS & BUGQIBS, Las Vegas, Jmcw Mexico . MEE Have a large and complete stock of all classes of Merchandise which they sell at bottom prices for cash. iit side DEALER I HARDWARE, Stoves and Stove G-oods -V SFECIALTY! The Elastic Joint Iron Roofing alwayss on hand BUY AMERICAN BARB WIRE. GO TO THE CENTRAL DRUG STÜRE1 For Fresh Drugs, Chemicals, Faint Oils, FaUui Medicines, Brushes, Combs, Fine Soaps, Per f urn eries, Toilet Articles of every description, Whole sale and Retail. " v Physicians' Prescriptions a SpecialíyI" Central Drug Store, fiain st. between East and West Las Vegas, New Mexico. lace Criswold, & Co., PrqpVi FRANCISCO BACA T SANDOVAL, 7 4L-uMMmr and Keiurmshed and Aflorda ttia liest the Traveling Public. the Territory. & BimD). nl of Plaza, BLAFCHAltD. "ÍST Gr Wholesale ami Itetail Dealer li CHOICE KENTUCKY WHISKIES. Sole Asent In New Mexico for DICK BROS., CKLKRRATED LAGER BEER. SOCORRO, N. M. LA$;VEA8?i.M ALBUQL'KKQBK, K. M.