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Ls Vegas Daily Gatrtte. B. STONE! y RORflER SO
JAFFA BIROT!nllERS, .SUNDAY. DIX'KMIJEIi 12, 1SS0 How Ility Mrrp in f.eailvlllo n old lamp with :i tlhty, di.-..ipu-Uil ln.k that fitted well with Uio tiling iiround it, swung low cuougli above the wa'k of one of our lonir rrciokcd streets to light the casual ia.-.scr-by to a gloomy door in a long, rickety frame building. New York has its teeming tene ments, California its swarming Chi nese dens, but no such noisome place as this. It is one of the cheap lodg ing houses where for a fraction of a dollar the poor prospector and the capitalist whom the disastrous tide has overtaken may sleep alike. Death is a great leveler, Out it must yield its palm to the cheap lodging house. Here all reduced by one common for ,tti:ic mix and mingle here the man who can f crape two bits together knows that he has lengthened his lease of lile for twelve hours more at least, for certain death awaits the wretch wha sleeps out in the frozen Lead villo night. The traveler who wouid venture in desceuds two stairs and knocks on the door on which the tar nished sign '"Lodging" is faintly visi ble. Is o answer, and the knock is re peated. Thin there is a sound of quickly shullling footsteps, and the door is swung open by a man in his shirt sleeves and holding a candle. Jlis face is uushaved and his small eyes look inquiringly up as he holds his grimy hand over the candle flame to shield it from the gusty night which fiercely tries, as if augered by the feebleness of its rays, to blow it Under the pretext ot looking STANDS ON Till' Old. 'foundfttioa STONK" Wholesale and líolaii Df.-iU r in General Merchan di se, tltiilitrr, fainter. ;i.A vlgas, 1'apr.rer, CalttomlHcr, Contractor, NKW MEXICO. SAN MIGUEL oouittRT :p,:r, oducb. TRAIN OUTFITTERS. NATIONAL BANK OF LAS VEGAS, Las Vegas, iYew Mexico. Xi-A-S VEGAS, Jacob Cross, cashier. Miguel A. Otero, Prrsliieni. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $200,000. PAID UP CAPITAL, $.".0,000 out. for a friend theniuu steps grumbliugly back nutl entrance is gained. There is but one. room, yet it is so very long lhat its outlines fade in the further gloom-and it might go back, back to the infernal regions for all the eye can ell, and indeed the misty forms of the men moving iu the darkness do not look unlike the imps and dcnious gathering their forces to repel a trav eler from the upper earth. Near the door another dirtv lamp, the prototype of the one outside, swings from the ceiling by two long wires. Iiy its glimmering rays two rows of cots, one on cither side, are discernible. They arc built with an eye to regularity but not to comfort. Each liue of bunks is three rows high aud divided by vertical partitions ii.to compartments iivu and one-half feet long. There is no pretense at mat tress, aud two blankets worn thin and a roll of "gunny sacks'' for pillows form their sole furniture. Here is poverty's bed. While tho visitor stands curiously Mirveyhig the scene, the door swings f-lowly open and a ragged man, whose closely buttoned coat would hint at an absence of linen, steps inside, lie is evidently familiar with the place, lur the proprietor nod- to him. and at a motion steps to his side. "Well, what d'ye want?" he aks in ;i Mirly tone. i want .-rhake-down, .Jim,' the man respondí., witn an imploring lit-1 tie iiciiiiii' in his voice, and as he turns! toward l he light one can .-co how very pile hii fuv is and how vt-rv hungry j his eye-, lock. I Tweuiy-livu rents," says she oilier m í Ih a hard scowl. ' "Yes, yes, 1 know Jim,"' replied the man with a pitiful ellbrt to appear easy end unconcerned, "but you see, .Tim, L went broke last week. You know ail of us have hard luck." lie continued quickly as the other turned impatiently away, "1 don't ask ye for a cent, Jim, not a ceut. I have a lit tle something here. It's worth inore than a quarter It is a ." 'Let's sec it,?J interrupted the other brutally, taking a worn cuff button out of the petitioners thiuiiugers, and holding it, to the liyht. An amythesi was in the centre, but the gold was worn siiuoth perhaps an old keep sakethis trille. Alter a moment's pause the man looks up contemptuously. 'It's not gold and the stone's glass," he says; you couldn't give it to me, you couldn't." "Hut Jim," pleads the other, "its only a quarter. That was worth nine dollars when it was new." "Nine hell! Ha! Ila! Ha! Why, ha! ha! why iu the hell don't you pawn it if its so valuable ?" "Hut " u0h get out ! Wc ain't got no room tor beats here. Get out, I say!" "Hut give it back." "To with it !" aud he pitched the trinket into the darkness and seizing ihe man by tho shoulder flung him through the open door. While this was going on two poorly dressed men came in and when the keeper turned one of them spoke up : "How much for twoV'he jaid la conically. "Fifty," wii3 the briefer reply. A coin changed hands and without an other word the man led tho way to two empty buuKs. One was the sec ond and one the third ofa set of three. "Turn iu fellows, he said, and with the short preliminary of kicking oil the two men turned in. "Is that cover warm enough?" ventured the visitor a? t tie proprietor walked back. "Warm enough V he said, "Why of course it is! Don't wo keep a fire here all the time?' pointing to a p(f r parody of a slovo that seemed anxious to hide itself iu its own gloom. The tone precluded all other ques tioning, aud thero being no longer an excuse for remaining the visitor turned, and amidst tho snores and restless moans of tho wretched in mate?, was glad rnoujjh to seek the fresher air. sirtECTons: Miguel A. Otero, Joseph Kosenwald, Emanuel RosPnwald Jacob Gross. Andrea Sena, Loronzo Loez. David Wintprnlt. Rosenwald's Building . Does a general Banking Business. Draft-) for sale (in the princl nl cities of Great Britain and tlii'C miinent of Europe. Correspondence solicited. Hew Store! New Goods! Willaim Gillerman II AS OPENED A STOCK OF GENERAL MERCHANDISE -AT- Ft. Bascom, - New Mexico. A Fail Assortment in every Line, which will bo sold at Las Vejias .rices, Freight added . Eagle Saw Mills -AND -13 V- T. ROMERO & WOOTTEN O PKIt THOUSAND FOU Ll'M BE It AT I heir Lutiib- r Yum, tit the Pmumg still of ST olni 33. Wootton, "Leave your orders at the store ofgT 'I', Homero & Son. I j as Veo as. New Mexico. "THE WHITE" A &&&&& mi mu pitó p WmW Lightest Running MACHINE I2ST THE WOniiD. Almost Noiseless. New, and in perfect order. WM. II. II. ALLISON, EAST LAS VEGAS $100 Keward ror ToniDcnn. The above reward will be paid by the Mora County stock Grower- Association of Mora Co. Now Mexico, tor the arrest and delivery to the proper authorities at Mora Countv Jail of TOM DEA tillas ToM CUMMINGS, from Amienta, Bed Kiver, N. M., lor stealing cattle. Dean when last heard from was at one oithe NariMW Uiihro Bail Bond enmps at Bio Arriba county, New Mexico. A STANDING KEWAKD KEKED. OF $50 IS OF- GRAND VIEW HOTEL IjAJS VEGAS, 3XT. 3VT. DE,. J". HI. STTTIFIIsr, IFIROIF'IR, The Best Accommodations that can be found in the Territory. TO .AISTD FEOM ALL. TEAINS. Ihe bamt Hotel. Las Vegas, New Mexico. T. F. ll.llll.l.li FROFRÉJETOR Will be Kept as a First-class Hotel, Provdin a good table, good attention, fine Wines, etc. The Traveling Iiibiic are cordially incited. 1ho i3t. lTiolxol,s Ilotol.IjaqiVesaa, IT. IVE. Browne & Manzanares, WHOLESALE G-'ROCEES, FOBWABDI1ÑTG- AM) COMMISSION 1V1 Fj It Vj nAl 1 LAS YEQAS, ZLST. JSL. " OTERO, SELLAR & CÓ7" Wholesale and Commission Merchants Las Vegas, New .Mexico. Full Line of General Merchandise. ORDERS FROM Southern Colorado; New Mexico, and Arizona Solicited Satisfaction Cuaranteed. E7G-. MCDONALD, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN LIQUORS añd OSCAR: .SOLE AGENT IN NEW MEXICO EOIt MMUJEL nlI.iV WRIGHT V CO" CELEBRATED XjAJS VEGAS, - NEW MEXICO. THE GREAT EMPORIUM -OK For Mia arrest nml conviction of anyTniEF who hno tillen Stock from any memlxir of (lie Mora Conuty Mock Growers Association, and ! $100 REWARD W'lll bo jiatd for infornuitlon which will lead i to tho ronvlctlon of Huvers of Stolen Stock, I STOCK GROWERS ASSOCIATION, -Mora 6uoty, N. M i CHARLES ILFELD NORTH SIDE OF I'L.UA, LAS VEGAS, AXOI1JtAycusToiEAT LA JIITA. -STOCK OF NEW WINTER GOODS! Boots & Shoes ' - Best Makes 02 O O te v 6, WK SOW IIAVK üur Stoivs lillcd of all kiudí of Goods for the Winter Traite aud iuvitc tlio peo pie of Las Vegas aud vicinity lo ex amine our stock before purchasing elsewhere. W'u have a large ttock of everytliinof appertaining to General Merchandise. As the varieties are too numerous to menthn,wc prefer showing our customers our stock in the store rather t han in the newspaper. No trouble to show goods. Call and pee us. JAFFA BROS., East and "West Las Vegas. a CD fi) 3 CD 3 r CO n c Clothing for len and Boys. J. GRAAF &CO Restaurant & City Bakery ALL KINDS OV F Í JES II BRE1C1KE8 mul FIBS WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERIES, TOBACCO AND CIGARS Confectioneries, Fruits, etc, etc., etc. Las Vegas. - - New Mexico. SAMCKL 1!. WAT ROCS JOSEPH B. W'ATROUS. S.B.WATKOTJS&SON DEADER 1N- ifl lHGHANDIoE Cattle, Hay, Grain, Flour and Town Lote, WATROUS, EXICO Coii!:i;iiiiiu -1 . 1 nf i 'iviylit aii'l C:iti lc lur a ml fivnii ! ho lfi.-il Kivcv Counlry (Jotivuvcd ni WntKn-s IJatl ltii D-'i-nt (i.iiiil Rny-U rrntu K'cl Wiser vi. Alu'nn (lili. Dist ano frn Kovt linpcom 1.1 WhI ! SS miles. GO TO THE CENTRAL DRUG STOR" For Fresh Drugs, Chemicals, Faint Oils, PaUnl Medicines, Brushes, Combs, Fine Soaps, Perfum erics, Toilet Articles of every description, Whole sale and Retail. Physicians' Prescriptions a Specialty! Cwtral Drug Store, Main st. between East and West Las Vegas, New Mexico. Saco Griswold, & Co., Prqp'iv M. BRUNSWICK, Wholesale and Retail Dealer iu General Merchandise - AND- OUTPITTHTO- GOODS, WEST SIDE OK PLAZA, LAS VEGAS, - - ME W MEXICO, Opt-'cinl iwlueemtints to cnsli buyors, as vu still no goods on timu.'-tO J. ROSENW ALD & CO WHOLESALE AND KETAIL DEALER IN G- enera 1 MeirJiaa idi se and oiTi'rrri. oods. Wool Ilidm, Palln ami Produce (jeuci'aUy bought for Cath or emhtngti tit market pnett. \n\n cholas XjSil Ves-as, ICT . IkL.