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I Daily Gazette, LA.S VEGAS, N.M., SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 1879- NO. 13. J V0L1 I f . ' - 1 1 i. ? jr. ii. i.Eii. i:iitor. (ood carpenters readily command from io ',V2t per day tbi their labor. (Nil. Steele is building-:m office next iliiiir to tin; Optic olliee. Tlie work of platting of lots south of the new town still continues. Several voung men avIio have been encamped on the hi!l iu tho east side left yesterday on a mining expedition. Mr. George Taylor has been survey ing I lie P.aea property. It will be in market in a lew days. C. A. Rafliboíie, has purchased a lot of Jalla Bros, and is building a house lor a boot and shoe store. Nothing has as yet been done to ward parking the plaza audit is about time that some steps were taken by the people, Kvery person talking of moving from this city, is going to follow the line of the railroad or else down to Lincoln county, T. C. Martsolf, tho contractor for the wood work of the Hot Springs hotel, lias the contract for tho new store for Jalla Uros. All the ground between the river and the new town will soon be platted tnU ,..M:4! mi .11 lino mtumoii. mis win open up streets on a better route than the old ones. Standing at the depot in east Las Vegas and looking across Ihe river to west Vegas gives a tine view of ample loom for a Magnificent city. East Vegas daily grows to larger ropor,Gns and the streets areassu m ing definite shape. Standing on cemetery hill and look ing down towards the depot gives an idea of a beehive, (lie people arc so intently busy -in constructing houses. Jaffa Bros, have sold the upper part of their lot to C. L llubbs late of the Kinsley, Kan. Republican and he will proceed to create and edit a drug store thus tilling a long felt want. The firm of Constant & Co. has dis. solved by mutual consent. Mr.Loftus retains the sample room. Mr. Wood ardgoes back to Kansas and Mr. Clements will go into business again. Arment & Wick have rented" the room used for the restaurant and tvill open a beef market there. Mr. R. 15. Creekmore a member of the Arkansas Colony, started lor Van Ilurcn Saturday. He may return to this city for permanent residence after arranging business at home. The parlies who manipulate the water of the acequia on the top of the Cemetery hill create a most intol erable nuisance by permitting the water to overflow tho streets of the new town. Until July 1st., 1880 all government freight for this Territory will be hauled by freight from this city : So says the Santa Sentinel and there cent shipments to .KL. I'nion would seem to endorse the statement oiiicU allv. This will be good news for the freighters and for our merchants. This city ha about, half enough policemen, and the people should be willing to pay such wages as will now cure the best men for the places. At iliis time, if ever there sliou.'d be a strong and efficient police. The force if found too expensive con hi be re- ced in a year or so when socicfy eco mea a lit.'le more sel lied. The Optic says that since the ad vent of Mr. Dickenson all talk of old and new town has ceased, and rivalry between the two is athing of the past. Wh'ch is all very good but the Ga zkttk made the discovery some weeks ago that a city would gvow up here and that two towns would mergo in I lut, c'l y. For aiding i a that desired wiHiiininr.'ion Vr. D'ckcnson is enti tled to the thanks of the public. A Correct ioa of Report. In tho report of the interview with Mr. C. E. Patterson in yesterday mor ning's paper, in reference to the Lin dell case, it was slaied that Mr. Pal le rson was present at the Post. Mor tem examina! ion of the body. Mr. Pal lerson corrects this in the folowing nole. Jul i tor Daily Gazkttk: n Dear Sir: In the issue of vour pa per of date, Aug. !)th, your reporter 5u giving icsuit of interview wiih nie relating to death of Mr. Albert Lin dell of St. Louis, states that I was present at pout mortem. I beg to cor rect 1 his. I was not. present atpo.it vwrtem,(in of the result know noth ing personally. . Kespecl fully yours, C. Ewino Patterson. Las Vegas, Aug. 9th, 1879. John McPherson Dead A nother Vict im of the Revolver. The Gazette of Wednesday morn ing, August, 6, gave an account of the shotting of John McPherson and Charles Slick near therdancc hall on the east side of the plaza the previous cvenhfg. It was supposed that the wound which was in the liver would prove fatal. Tho summiso proved to be correct as the wounded man died at an early hour Saturday morning. The killing was undoubtedly . pre meditated from such circumstances as have leaked out, and the perpetrators likely known, lie made a statement previous to his death. This will 1101 yet be made public for evident rea saus. Judge Leonard has been unremit ting in his attentions to and cave of the wounded man. Upon him and Mr. Campbell has devolved this responsi bility and they fulfilled their trust nobly. J I is liinei at yesterday evening was al tended by a goodly number of citi zens. From Judge Leonard we get the following facis of his life. Johu McPherson was about 40 years of age and nnnia. 1 ied. lie was born iu Guclph, Cauada, his father having removed from Missouri there. The faini'y ai'ic wards relumed lo Mis souri rud resided in Joplio. Young McPherson was engaged w'lh his father in caí le 1.1'sing otid res'ded in Texas some time. He was a brave, rough but good boaitcd man. His death is without doubt a foul murder wh'ch demands prompt and aggres sive invehí gal ion and punishment by the auihoi iiies. The Gazette of Tuesday the 5th inst. gave an account of the finding of a man in an insensible condition in a box car at the depot. The man was taken to the boarding house, of Mrs Ilarlcy where heded on Thursday and was buried on Fridav. From papers and letters found on his per son it was found that Ins name was Valentine (orinan, ami his homo was at East Greenwich, 11. I. It was also found that he had been engaged in mining in Montana and Nevada. A letter fmm bis mother stated that the $")0 had been received and placed in bank. Nothing indicating the cause of Ids death was found though his (rip of mx days from Kan. -us Cilyin a closed car would sufficient ly account for it. lleinmanfs of crackers and cheese proved that he had made provision for a long trp. It was not thought necessiary lo hold an inquest. A stranger claiming to know Ihe decea sed took charge of the money on his person, $3.20. and took his clothe to have them washed: He ordered Mrs. Ilarlay tocare for the deceased and promised to settle all hills, but up to rnday evening hud not been seen The country may laugh at líen But ler'r candidacy but Massachusetts does not regard it as so excrutiatingly fun ny. It is believed Jn that State that he will be much stronger in this cam paign than he was in the last, that ihe enthusiasm ot the opposition lias cooled somewhat. Persistence is n dangerous aid 0 success In polities ami ucnjamin posossos just tho sort of persistence which is most elective. MIMXdl SEWS, A writer in the A'cics & rress pronounces the Hillsboro district the richest mining region in the United Slates. Consent; and the more of such regions the better. The mines on the head of the Poñil are said to be richer than those of Los Cerillos. Alex. Greenwood has gone t Cincinnati to arrange for bringing out another quartz mill. (Joy. "Wallace visited the Bernalillo gold mines and it is said invested in two. "We have been shown some hand some specimens of rich finds in this vicinity. They look better than even the Cerrillos ore. The mountains wext of V(4tras were not put up for nothing. Sextinki,. r (olfiix. Tho iTews & Press furnishes the following items: The rain has fallen in spots 1 his season and asa conse quence ihe grazing is good and bad by spots. On account of the drougth this has beendapoor soasou for placer mining: The appointment of anew post master for Cimarron has been announced no change has yet been made. The commission houses at Otero are tearing down and packing up ready to move; Mr. Pinkcrton of Sania Clara is plaining largely of Al fulfa and thiuks it will succeed: Tom Boggs, a companion, of Maxwell and Carson is up from Trampeios on a visit. He is accompanied by three daughters of Kit Carsoti for whom he is guardian. The NpnniMh Penks Hiñes. From Mr. Chene, who has just re t urned from the Spanish Peaks mining district, we are informed that the prospects there for a rich mining camp are very Catering, and that many are Hocking in fnmi other districts. He also brings other informat ion, which ourmerchants should heed, a wagon road is being constructed from timber Hue to La Veta,which is lo be com pleted within a month. Now if Trinidad would hold the trade of the mining camp, her citizens must be up and at work. There is a fair road from here to Dillon's via the Colorado canon, this road could be put in good shape with a little outlay of money, and as Trinidad isa much better mar ket, and has direct eastern eoniunica tion, the bulk of travel and trade will come this way. But it our people do nothing, thus allowing the stream of travel and trade to How through La Veta's channel until it is fairly estab lished, we shall be loosers thereby. The route yia Trinidad is said to be much the best as it now is, but a good wagon road from La Vela will give to that town the trafho which would otherwise come to Trinidad. Tiuni deu News. Now that the railroad has reached Las Vagas and the hot springs there are likely to soon attract much public attention, it will not be out of place to furnish some data concerning them. They are five miles from f he town and already a wide notoriety throughout the entire Territory for their wonder ful cutative properties, and are pro nounced equal, if not superior, lo those of Arkansas. There are a dozen or more within a hundred yards of the hotel and neat baths are arranged for visitors, who came here in a large numbers to obtain the golden boon of health. A new hotel and bath houses has been commenced, which when completed, will slill further increase 1ho popularity of the springs and draw to thorn a large number of tour ists and invalids. The spring are 1- "'L1 ?" ''ywfliiigly pic.uresque canon, ,;ou icci auove me e:i, un . . ... , ,. ,,.,,,,- range in temperature from lió to 1 tá degrees Fahrenheit. The Indians have, from time immemorial, accre dited them wilh marvelous medical properties and'.hundrcds of wonderful cures of rheumatism, syphilis, and other diseases, are report oil since they worn first occupied by the Americans; iu 18(52. The scenery in the neighbor hood is very beautiful, while the cli mate is the finest in the world. r Tilden In the Sou Hi. 'r New York. August 6. The Herald to day says Congressman Hooker, of Mississippi, is in Ihe city, and said yes terday that the Presidential question was being extensively ngiiated iu the South, Thurniau, liayard. and Han cock being named as am -Hable can didates. Tilden luis dropped out of the race altogether. The Southern people don't like a man without back bone. Tilden mus elected, aud knew it bul allowed himself to be licked muiiuw .u ... .h u, vmim.u. v,oionci ueorge vv . iiaim, who was had elected him. He has lost catc j " "Y 2 ""T h? , "i" Ul' Í í""' 1S P,:01 e a. Saütl1. f e't throughout the South. i.uu of a fetates'r.cn and a, scholar I (Mexico. His family goes with him. An Admirer of I3orse-Cei!i Assisted to Cllory ly Mein. Hillsborough has at last recorded herself on the role of sections that pre tor to take the law in their ownhands rather than wait for tardy justice. The particulars are as follows: Some time iu the fore part, of May two horses were stolen from the rang-' near tho Animas placer mines, belong ingto a party by the name of Murdock and another party whose name we have not learned. Charley Livermore and .John Oliver came to Silver City and telegraphed to all parts of New Mexico and Arizona, requesting that the thieves be arrested, and also re quested the Jiecord to publish the styles and descriptions-of the thieves, who went by the names of Randolph and "Whitcman. Meanwhile M unlock was like an evening angel, following Randolph, as lie and Y Internan had separated, from trail to trail, village to village, over mountains and down inlo plains, gaining slowly, yet sure ly; away into Ihe Northern part of New Mexico, Murdock followed this man, and then the thief took oil' in the direction of Arizona, and yet Mur dock wilh vengeance in 1. is mind, yet on the track; when at last he caught up with the party who had deprived him of his property, on the Litilc Co lorado river, who. 011 seeing he was pursued, took shelter in a cabin and ' stood'' his follower oil'. During the night ho left his place of refuge and lied to the mountains, and when day light dawned Murdock discovered that his bird had flown, but this relen tless pursuer, who had for sixty-five days followed this trail was. not to be daunted, and procuring tho services of two Indians, on he goes with flic determination to succeed or die. After following the trail that day be at last came in sight of Randolph, whp per ecí ving the advantage that Murdock possessed over him, immediately sur rendered. Murdock would have killed him then and there,-but the Indians remonstrated and he was compelled to return to Hillsborough with his prisoner. Arriving at that miuing camp, he was turned over to the auth orities, and hada preliminary exami nation before the justice of peace, who bound him over to court. The justice oí peace mauc no endeavors whatso ever to send him to Doña Ana count y and for several days the prisoner was confined in a butcher shop and guard ed by three men. On the day of the 21lh, a gentleman learning that mob violence was being agitated, went to the just ice"of peace a man named Ails and warned him of the danger that threatened the prisoner, aud ad vised him to remove the man toa place of safety in the secrecy of night, but this j. p., either ignorant of his duty as a reprcsentaiive of law and justice, paid no heed to the exortations of the citizen, and in the shop .Randolph remained. The same night at. an hour when law abiding people are at rest four tec; 11 armed men, in single tilt;. marched up to the improvised iail, and covering the guard with their weapons demanded their man Randolph. A portion of this partv entered the building, where their victim was man acled, and prepared him for his doom. Randolph begged piteously for his life, citing that it was his first "offence, that he would lead a different life in the future, that a widowed mother was dependent upon him for support; but mob law is inexorable, and Ids sup plication w'as unheeded for his self imposed executioners were not to bo moved by entreaties or tears, lint ti lesslv thev dragged him from his con fniomcnt, and placing a handkerchief over his mouth to prevent any outcry and leading him by a rope around his neck, the malí band took up their march as quietly as they had come. Three hundred yards down the creek stands a large cottouwood tree which seemed lobe the objective point in view, and "Yv hen the residents of Hills borough awoke Friday morning they saw the form of Randolph dangling in mid air, where from the limb of Ihe , , ,.,, (ltr.,!1;jru,l t() .loath. At '10 . I .if él... ifl.l .C.i mv.i , . , M 1,1, ,, clock M r. .Mel nerst rson cut Ihe bodv down and wilh the assistance of se veral others, hurried the body in the bed of the creek, where the first fresh et will wash the body down. A great deal o( feeling and a diflcrenee of opinion exists as regards the proprie ty of Ihe hanging, "and doubtless the grand jury of Doña Ana will inquire into Ihe matter in a vigouroii3 manner. Ir is a terrible lesson aud we hope it, will have an e fleet upon any and all people who may do Avrong. ' But until we learn further particulars we shall make no comment. Silver Record. Here is a story ot the lato Bill Allen which .is going the rounds. It ex plains how he camo to retire from po litics: Leavin ? 1 he benatc, l retired to my 1. ...il 111 I'll tnfuolf 4k lit lull' V-.Ksi ji"iiie nun f;...v ,y, nnmi-ur found study, deep study and alter tweulv-tive years of compauionship wim mr books 1 came to the eouciu- ! 11..., ,x I..-, lli,i I ' ,fi I I Util.. 1 1 I .. 1 r , -..r . , 1 NOTICE. 91. E. Mission Conference. The Mission Conference of New Mexico Mission of the M. E. Church will be neld at La Junta, commencing Aug. 13th 1879. Bishop Merrill of Chicago will pre side. Tho Bishop will preach at La Junta, Sunday morning (Aug. 17th) at 10. 30 o'clock A. m. and probably at the Presbyterian church at Las Vega, in the evening. The programme will be as follows: Essays and Skh-moxs. Preaching each afternoon and 'evo ing, during the session. An Essay from each preacher, in English or Spanish, or both, as follows: Juan Garcia, Cristo la Cabeza de la Iglesia. J. M. Drown, the Love of God Benito Garcia, Como sou llamados los Ministros al ministerio. John Steed, The power of tiie press. Pablo Salazar. Como podemos mejor ganar almas? Matthieson, The ohl world. Días Gu tierres, La Iglesia Verdadera. D. "W. Calfeo, Missionary Zeal. Ambrosio Gonzales, La Historia del Protestan tismo en Nuevo Méjico. Tlios. Har wood, Trials and triumphs of mission ary work. Marcos Párela, La justifica ción por la fé. O. P. McMaius, Tem perance. Returns of the Kentucky Elections. Louisville, Aug. 6. The Courier- Journal has unofficial and definite re turns from fifty counties, which show a falling off of about one-third in the, aggregate vote, but about the usual Democratic majority. The Republi cans have made Legislative gains, but the General Assembly, that two years ago was 114 Democratic on joint bal lot, continues Democratic over 100. Blackburn's majority for Governor is variously estimated' at from 20,000 to 40,000. The vote recommending a call for a Constitutional Convention, though supported by both parties, has undoubtedly failed of the requir ed constitutional majority. The elec tion was nnusualiy quiet all over tho Slate, no serious difficulty being re ported. The G reeiibaekors have un doubtedly elected t wo members of the Lower House of the legislature, but the aggregate vote is insignificant. The grasshoppers are devasting Utah. Tho following from an appoa from Corydon. in Morgan county,l published in the Salt Lake Tribune, ' will afford some idea of the situation there: " We, 1he inhabitants of Cor ydon, are iu distress. We have writ ten to some of our friends, as we thought, but received no answer. The grasshoppers have eaten us clean out, root and branch left us nothing for man or beast. We are trying to utilize a coal bed eight miles above our settlement, and we want some id' our neighbors w'10 have plenty to bring us some flour and a little money to help us iu our necessities. We have several families who have not, a bit or morsel to help themselves on their children. No green thing has remain ed wilh us, so complete has been tho destruction. We hope yet to raise a few potatoes, but they" will be very few indeed." Mr. Greenwood, Sr., of Cincinnati, is now visiting the mines held ny his sons and Mr. Nixon, on the head of the Poñil, aud is evidently well pleased with their development, Alex. Green wood started east last week, as we understand, to complete arrangments at once, for the bringing in of a quartz mill to work the property. They have several veins, one of which is a lode of decomposed quartz ó feet wide, which runs well up in value, and is of itself sufficient to keep a large quartz mill busy. With a libe ral management on the part of Ihe owners of the Maxwell grant which we consider now assured the mines of Colfax county will soon become one of the most important industrie in the Territory. A 'ews & Pi ess. In every Eastern State the Indians have been driven out by Ihe fathers of the philantrothropists who want them to stay 111 the West. It is our "turn now and we will do our part in get ting rid of the nuisance. The I tja hold the finest lands iu the State, yet they neither remain upon them nor cultivate them. They roam away from the reservation, burning timber, destroying proper! v aud threatening seltiers, and it is time to put an end to it. Ship them to the vacant Lnds; in Indian Territory or any where else. The primary thing is to get them out of Colorado and out thev'iniist go. The Lcadvillu JlecieUe says. "We ll l . a. liave rWo morgues in the city, one tor ! the dead and the other for the dead I drunk." \n\n YOIXU Ll.DEIJL'g .'ASE.