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TV i -x 1 o LAS VEGAS, N. M., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1879- NO. 5 VOL. 1 Las Vegas Daily Gazstte. J . It. KOOtrl.EK. lilitor. TiiilONopliy of Strikes For a number of years past the ma nufacturing and business interests of all civilized countries haA'ebcenell'cct cd periodically by strikesof I he Avork ing men. These strikes have usually been doubly disastrous in coining' on with little if any notice or opportuni ty for preparation. In nun. y eases huge shops or factories Avre nil alive with working men busily engaged, by their labor adding to the wealth, and the . sum of the comforts of the fount ry. The next day the shops wiilched their machinery going to ruin in rust ami idleness. Strikes are usually of two general clause.-: First to secure an advance of wages; Second I o prevent a reduction of before existing prices. During the vciii ;', of great prosperity prior to 1873 wage steadily and rapidly advanced 1 be (Voild over, but since that time nearly all strikes have been to prevent a reduction of wages, but in spite of ull wages have steadily gone down until now the average in the United Stales is lower than it has been in twenty-five years. This being the case, it follows, or possibly goes hand in hand with that lact "Hint prices of all, articles of gen eral use are proportionately low. This lias for a three years now enable American manufaccurers to compete successfully with foreign manufactur ers, Gradually drivin them out of all our markets, ami this has given renewed activity to manufacturing enterprises. This again has renewed the demand for labor and with this renewed demand bascóme an increase of wages. A year ago when men struck against a reduction of wages, for every i ne who struck a dozen were ready to take the vacant place- at any price. In the last few weeks strikes have oc curred in all parts of the country and in every instance the strikers have been able 1o hold out. there being no on í to underbid and seize on their si tuations. The effect of the low prices and in creased production of American goods is seen in the business depression, low wages and decreased productions of English factories, and now while ope ratives in the United States are suc cessfully st niggling for an advance English workmen are milking a des perate but unsuccessful effort to pre vent si ill farther reduction. What the result will be no one can foresee. Lower wages for English working men means lower prices for English goods, which will again enable their manufacturers to compete successfully with the products of American mills and shops This will again inaugurate an area of strikes against low wages, it, is however to be. hoped that the commercial world is about toenteron a:i area os increased prosperity insur ing the soiniorts to all who are will ing to labor. Another I'air Called. Hanging by pairs is the fashion. John Keller who killed Luke Monihon and a man by the name of McClosky who stabbed and killed, a saloon keeper in Pliumix by the name of Le 1'arr was taken out of the jail in 1'hn'iiix recently and hung until they Ave re dead. They were hung in an orderly manner. About 600 persons were present. After the execution the captain of the committee addressed the crowd. II. stated that the lav AviH loo .-low in these cases, and that justice demanded the act: He also gave notice toa.'l rough characters to leave town at once or it might prove lu.lx alth for them. A few Aveeks ago the people of Texas became really frightened over the danger ol'yellow fever spreading from New Orleans and the whole Slate was quarantined. A few days later the governor and board of health ordered the, quarantine raised. The people of Galveston had however found it profitable to intensify the! yellow fever fright, snd obstruct the trade of .rw Orleans by pre eiil'.ng tiudc Willi niul travel to and from that city. Mails Averc dclaincd travel and trade obstructed until the United States authorities interfered and a squad of Marshals Avcrc placed on a a mail train with orders to force it through to Galveston, An officer who stopped the train at the county line Avas arrested but on arriving near the city obstructions Avcrc found on the track and avIicu the train stopped the marshals wcae arrested by the city marshal and sent to jail. Just where this lovely little muddle will end is a question for the courts, and yet how the United States authorities can in terfere ami compel a city to let in a dreadful epidemic Avhich it is trying to keep out is rather a conundrum for the constitutional lawyers. Tlie linio and the Near. John A, ItrckafelloAv, of Mount Mor ris is with William A. Hart, of this city, in Southern Arizona, and writes to a friend in this city on account of a very amusing adventure he had with a cinnamon bear. The latter is a very ugly customer to close with, but our friend Avas delivered in the most un expected manner, as avíII bo seen by the following: "Last night I was com ing up from the Santa Cruz valley, eighteen miles below. I was riding a buro, but on coming to a very steep bill dismounted and Avas slowly Avalk ing up Avhen I came on an immense cinnamon bear, less than twenty feet away. Of course to run Avas out of the question, so I stood and eyed the old felloAV and he stood and eyed mo as I slowly pulled out niv six shooter from the holster. Old bear hunters say it isn't, safe to tackle a cinnamon with a rifle carrying less than seventy grains of powder, and then give him a dead shot, as the cinnamons are worse than the. grizzlies. I didn't have my rifle with me, and as my six-shooter only uses tAveuty three of poAvder, 1 concluded I was not looking for a light unless the bear was. "Whatever his intentions Avere I don't knoAv; but my buro Avho Avas some distance ahead, just then caught sight of him and instead of running away, as one Avoiild expect started for Mr. Hruin with tail and ears erect, and to cap the climax commenced to bray. This was too much, and the old bear started as if he Avas shot out of a gun. He just tore up the ground, and when he couldn't run fast enough he rolled down the mountain side. 'Old Balani' has played that, trick before Avith me when I have been trying to get up on to a deer, and I have always pounded him for it, but last night Í conclude 1 Avould give him a leather medal." Jioehcstcv llcral I. -. A Doctor's ratal ttargaisj. A singular case of homicide avs lately tried at Spolori, Italy The ac cused was a rich farmer named Carlo Maroiini, and his offense was shoot ing a doctor Avho had failed to cure his child. When the child, a boy of I t mouths, fell ill the farmer sent for the doctor, and told him if his treat ment was successful he Avould iav him 2000 lire (about 400) but, that if the chihl died he Avould kill him. The doctor undertook the case, but his medicines seemed to alleviate the di sease, and death ensued. A few days alter the funeral the farmer Jay in wait for the unfortunate practitioner and shot him. The court gave him the light sentence of ten years' im prisonment and 25,0110 lire line. Tlie Mau wlio Stopped Lee's Army. Mayor "Wilkins, of Columbus who is now visiting this city, says that lie is the only niiin Avho ever slopped General Lee's army in Virginia dur ing the Avar. This notable event hap pened at Monterey, Virginia. It seems that on one occasion Avhen General Lee was about to march, soon after the commencement of the war. all the companies of the First Georgia ilegi ment except Captain Wilkin-,' com pany had wagons. He had several men sick in camp, and be Avas not Avilling to be slighted, so he drew up his company across the front of the army and swore in round terms that he should not move until he had been provided Avith transportation for his company. He-meant just what he said, and it aviis apparent to the com manding officers. Jle was furnished with a Avagon in short order, ami after that if any company tvas to be slight ed in the regiment' some other com pany than Captain Wilkin's Avas selec ted. Allanta Constitution. Tot Culling Ketllo niiirk. A gentleman in this city has a crow that talks equal to t parrot. A few das since a colored, individual Avas passing the house when the crow sung out: "lleigho!" The negro stopped and looked about him for soriao ipo inents. at a loss to determine frni whence the voice proceeded, when he suddenly discovered the loquacious bird ot duskv plumage and respondí I: "lleigho, Jim Crow 1"' Thv crow cocked his eye at the darkey a moment and then said : "Go 'long, nigger, go!" This made the colored indivi dual as mad as a hornet, and, striking an attitude, he looked defiantly at the croAV and exclaimed : "You go 'long yourself; who you call nigger ? You're a d d sight b'lacker'n 1 am, now !" Wilmington Star. Wealth before Manhood, The testimony before the congres sional committee of Inquiry in Khodc Island tends to establish the fact, al ready pretty thoroughly understood, that' the affairs of that diminutive member of the union are literally un der the absolute control of a few Aveal thy families. Citizens of foreign birth cannot vote unless they own a certain amount of land, and there is no land for sale in Ilhode Island. This is hard ly the popular conception of the re publican form of goverumrnt the cons titution is supposed to guarantee to to every state. Don ill t'nnnrtl by a ftec Sling. A distressing occurrence out of the usual order took placo yesterday on the farm of Mr. Jacob Tillsou, near Union Corners, in the toAvn of Hyde Park. A little son of Charles E. JeAvell, of New York Mas visiting at Mr. Tillson's, who is his grandfather, and the lad ycstei day went into the orchard with Mrs. Tilí son and was getting apples from a tree on which there Avas a hornets' nest. One of the bees alighted on the child's head and stung him. He gave a scream and fell to the ground. He was at once removed to the house and died in about ten minutes. The mother of the boy was in this city at the time, and the sad tidings were conveyed to her as soon as possible. The boy was about eleven years old. A Bullet Flattened Against n llmi's Ilend. The Jacksonville Union fells a re markable story of how two colored men got into a light t here on Thurs day morning last and one of them shot the other in the head with a pistol. Though the combatants Avere only two feet apart the bullet flattened against the man's head and fell to the ground. It knocked him do wn but. did no further damage. After the shooting both parlies avc re taken to the station house and locked u p. Sa ra waah A'e ws. The women here over-beard discuss ing family affairs at Avatering-place. 'last summer. One was a ist, and thi' other's sect the bishop, with pro nounced courtesy, declined to "give a name lo" in t h n t audience. The son of fhe; ist had recently become engaged to marry ''a church gir1." and on inquiry the nameless sectary found that the prospective mother-in-law approved the match. "Yes, sis ter Jones, she does seem to be a nice girl, and I don't known as John could have done better." Silence reigned for some minutes, lobe broken finally by sister Jones's voice, demanding in tones deepened mid muffied lo be- '"Mling solemnity, ";'- hc.- .p, John's motht-r o'lviously'wbiccd'and wrilhcd under this home thru-;, but, at last raided suillcirvitlv to stammer out, "Wei! she's Tiseopal pious." Our Diocese. The Ilev. Mr. Munson, "evangelist," of whoso ridiculous :imrriage ai. Wor cester, in the midst of one of hi ser mons, a few Aveeks ago, the Inli r Ocean gave an account jollowed up the Avedding farce by baptizing him self and his wife in Salisbury pond on the following Sunday, and' has kept himself on exhibition in one way and another ever since. People are at length güiting it through their heads, as they oughtto ha'; known at the very firt moment of his appearance, that Evangelist Muiison is simply a dishonest old preacher: av1k ought to be set at. work breaking stone on the highwav. His pretended marriage, at "Worcester, without the intervention of 'squire or priest, is said tobe void under the Massachusetts law, and be sides, information has come to the officers that Munson already has a wife and four otiildren in Kansas. The ease with Avhich wandering adventu rers in the guise of clergymen get ac cess to churches and bouses, and the pockets of men Mid Ihe idle, tions of women, is something startling. The poor things have practically nothing to wear. A Saratoga ?or respondont thus slates it: "Several la dies have appeared at the hotels in toilets made from common unbleach ed muslin, costing sis cents per vard These toilets were very successful, because they had that creamy while color whicli cannot be. obtained with dyes India muslin is the .ame fabric only finer in qual ty. Unbleached muslin, costing about a dollar a yard, makes he prettiest drcs.ses worn this year Of course, the queen of ;.!l dresses is the one made of cream-en. ; hired China crepe This I a ferric Avoven from unbleached silk a unra veled from the cocoon. It 't:i ualu'c' ooMliest symphony in Uno.' r.n whilu . TELEGRAPHIC. The colored Exoilm. Washington 1). C. Sept. 4. The se cretary of the emigrant and society of this city states that he is constantly receiving letters and petitions from colored people residing in different parts of the South asking for informa tion in regard to Kansas, the pros pect of employment there, transpor tation, etc. They all tell the samo story of outrage and oppression, and make the most, piteous appeals to the people of the North for assistance in their efforts i o escape to a fice and peaceable country. The gentleman above referred to says he believes that the exodus has not fairly commenced, and that his correspondence sIioavs that a large immigration movements is contemplated, and that the moving fever is not confined to any particular state, but seems to be spreading throughout the entire South, and ins tances Georgia, Avhere it is claimed the negroes are in the peaceable, en joyment of all the privileges accor ded to the whites; but, the same spirit of discontent prevails there as elsc Avhere, ami believing, as they do, that General Grant is to be the presiden tial candidate, they desire to come North where they can vote for him and where their votes will count in the coming contest. Senator Lamai a few days since, admitted that the matter bad assumed a very grave as pect and that his peopie Avere conside rably alarmed at the situation. Cornell and Conkling's Choice. Ncav York, Sept. 1. Specials from the interior of the State indicate that Cornell will have 175 or 180 delegates in the Saratoga convention and it is charged that Federal officeholders evervAvhcre even including New York post office officers, are Avorking for him. The Times, Avhich strongly op poses Conkling's influence is unspar ing in its efforts to fasten the ignomi ny of the recent Kiiode Island slander on the senator. II says the underlings in the custom houses at Ogdonsburg. Watertown, Niagara Falls. Pulíalo, and in fact all the revenue officers on the whole Canadian fronlier have nn toriously and with scarcely an ai tempt at concealment, used their power and influence t insecure Cornell delegates to' the convention, The same is' true of the principal poslollices throughout the Slate. It is alleged by personal friends of Conkling' that, failing to secure the nomination of Cornell, he is not unlikely to transfer his -upport to George I. Sloan, this Avould, how ever, be the most acceptable move he could, however make in the interests of the opposition to the big railroad corporations, Sloan being distinctly their favorite. .-.o- Kcw Ofvelopineiits i n Ihe (onkCJitg---Knriisue trouble. New York, Sept. 1. Speaking of Mrs. Sprague leaving 'homo, n Times special says: "It is stated that, every movement of Mrs. Sprague since the scandal became public, Avith the nota- ble exception of t his unexpected de parture, has been made under the di rection and ai the dictation of Conk ling. It will be recollected that at tin outset. Conkling tried to keep the a Hair from ihe public, and linding that an impossibility made a desperate at tempt to surpress his part in it." In Ihe Times it is ful-y disclosed Iioav Conkling and Anthony sent lor Prof. Link and arranged the role thai he was to play, and then i-iled Daniel son, editor of the Providence .tw" who is a press ngenf, and a ret, more important warm friend of Conkling's. This editor himself told naively how, fearing that, an exaggerated ami wick ed story might be sent out, it aviis sug gested that Conklirg should himself furnish a true dispatch, and how, on the Senator's personal assurance that there had been no ail'ray, the di-patch implicating only Linck and Mrs. Spra gue, was sent to be furnished to the newspapers throughout tne land. That aviis the worst step dictated by Conkling. Then came Linck's voluminous statement making himself the sole victim of Governor Sprague's wrath, and which aviis so inconsistent that he subsequently denied it, saying that it. had been so changed ami distorted Avhile in Mrs. Sprague's possession as e supposed that he could no longer recognize it as his. Not less by Coiikliti's direction, as is believed here, was the isit of Mrs. Sprague to conductor Ilal.e, the interview there wiih her husband, her consent that the children should be under his coa tí ol, and that he retm n to an utdmppy home. Sun says all attempts to find Mrs. Sprague lime proved futile. Sprague Avi'd undoubtedly exhamst. everv means to discover ihe whvre- abmi's of his children and will cer tainly ir.-e every legal ellort to recover them". A suit ior separaiW n brought by either the husband or wife will proliaoM i" :o o:rce nisi ri u:e,l to m"-i tie 'he tight t'- h CO üioi of the e 1 dien. i Lb policy id it L wa? pursue. by ( 'ot k iur- 1I.J, pose and hope to hush up the scandat and make it appear that things had been greatly exaggerated, that was now all settled, and thus to tide oer the matter until after the New York Republican Stale Convention at Sa ratoga. As every move made recoiled relentlessly on the author so the last, one appeal's in a sorry light and at the most inopportune time, through Mrs. Sprague's leave taking of yesterday. It is said that Coiikliugin his purpose to prevail with Mrs. Sprague to re main in a position whicli could not be other than painful and loathsome, even Avent so far as to procure from his wife a letter of condolence to Mrs Sprague. The friends of the latter lady here are full of indignation oyer this neAV development, and cannot find words to express their contempt for the man who. after eoinnroinising her ! by bis conduct, Avould seek to bide I behind the Avonian s skirls, no mailer I what defamation and lasting disgrace lis consequent to her. It isbelieAed j here that Avithin a day or tAVo Ex-Go- yernor Sprague Avill make a full and j explicit statement of his side ol the ease. A California paper throws to the Avind the name of Dennis Kearney for President. We are not acquainted Mr. Kearney, but undoubtedly be is the riot man for President. Lead villa Jleveille. Did you ever know a barber to oaa u up that he had cut you? They never do it; they simply go for a chunk of alum and ca-mlly remark. 'Well, guess I shaved that spot a trifle too close." Wl til Women euu lo. An Arab Avriler says "a Avoman will make as long and patient a tug as a camel if you will give her a kind Avordand sIioav her abit of green com fort at the end. "Are you a wall-flower?" he asked, and she replied, "No, I am a Avail, sir," Then they Avaltzed. Mrs. Mary Lockhard, of Clearfield County. Pennsylvania, gave a picnic a few days ago near her residence in celebration of her one-hundred-aud-fonrth birthday. Miss Lizzie Paul has just performed a deed of valor Which is the ihe:i,e of all tongues. Mr. Lalhrop, of Hoston, got capsized in a squall while out sail ing, and Avould have been drowned, had not Niss Paul, who witnessed the accident, jumped into a row-boat, put, out alone lo his assistance and brought him safely to shore in her boat. Mrs. Thomas of Philadelphia, aaI'o is oyer eighty years of age is not one of the doubting Thomases. I 'eren My she built a stone church in Kane. Penn-sylvani-i. costing ñíW.000. and pre sented h to the Pi esby lerian congre gation there. That is the way of "raising Kane." Every a ear she is said to build a church somewhere out of her large income. t X tt-m About 5:íkhis. Onlv very little, girl wears low neck short-sleeve dresses. Lace mils and gloves are nl"r,ot universally worn at present, and may be bought in a great variety of col ors. Shot silks arc imported for drss goods, for parts of cost times, and for bonnet trimmings for the fill and winter. Thes:; silks are known as glace by the French manii fae-Wrcrs,. and are familiar here under the name of changeable silks. In iis general features fashion re mains hybrid. It is everything that one may Avish, but nothing in parti cular. It has no marked and definite character, and as regards its ensemole and general traits dillers but little from the fashion in vogue for the hst tin years and more. Brookside Cottage! I'hw HoiiKO has liten mrvTy rftftiriiislniil throiiKlioui. Kn.mis well viiiitiluic.i uiul eheur ful. fcvia-ytliiiirf iwiniui'toil with- t:iiM!iUblif jiiuiit fUüii, CDiulovliibie uiul niu-aclivo. THE TABLE INVITING. The 'patronage of the traveling pub lic is invited. Jiidgs S. A. Hubbsli, ProYp f. i; lf t Xe.o )lezi o.