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G AZETTE o VOL.1 LAS VEGAS, N. M SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1870. NO S5. Las Vegas Daily Gazette J. II. UDOlil.lill, Editor. ?ot Elevoiiil I Sic Stale. We learn tlt.it the passenger depart ment of the Santa Fe line lias given notice to all Kansas editors that on .uid after November 1st, J'lcir passes will not carry them free beyond the state line of Kansas. They have been in the habit of running down into New Mexico, .summering in the mountains, soliciting job work to pay current expenses, establishing print shops and sponging their way gener ally. The rai road has rightly rele gated tliem to their own resources for the wherewithal to tramp , through foreign parts and glean from the gén eros! ly of the people. The ASCIEXT CITI Its Encircling Mountains, Trees, Flowers and Fruits, and the snen to be met there. A JJ1CÍ MISTAKE. Western papers of a'l shades of po litical opinions are unanimously in fa vor of improving the Mississippi river iiiid argue that while the nation everv year appropriates millions for creeks and useless harbors in the East it ought to be able to do something for ihis great highway between the diffe rent parts of the country A New Orleans paper says that '"it requires no seer to predict the magi cal changes which the contemplated improvements of the Mississippi river will work in a few years. The eve readily pictures the argosies that wid move in grand processions down the inland sea freighted with the varied products of the exhaiistless valley and back again wilii cargoes from our own and foreign countries. These neacei'ul navies, moving without tax or toll upon the nation's highway, will serve to hiiid the people who in hábil Üie teemiug ami glorious valley with ties of friendship and common, brotherhood, and will scatter benefits and blessings among the people of the whole country.'' ia Alfred i'linictt, editor of the lióme rloni'iial, Cincinnati, has written a letter to the American Traveler. Lon don, loudly applauding the nomina tion of Victoria Woodhull as Presi dent of the United States, lie says: "You people have a Victoria, you people love her; so our people will love our Victoria, and will do them selves an honor in placing her in t he "White House, at Washington." Somebody at Cincinnati should tic (he gifted editor's bead in a wet rag. For years tue men who believed in gold as the only monev declared that it would give stable values, check speculation and wild schemes and above all prevent all (he evils of infla tion and yet as soon as gold begins to become plenty the great cities treat the country to an era of wild specula tion which discounts the best efforts of the dfivs of an irredeemable curren- Siuce the second article on Santa Fc was written, a friend pointed out a serious mistake. My facts about the old church were all wrong, but who ever knew a correspondent, in writing up antiques, to stop for the facts. When tne facts do not help the story, so much the worse for them. It appears that the church inside of the new cathedra! building is not the old one; the Simon pure, original, and only first class old church is that adjoining St. Michael's college, and near it is a house of stone which, in part at least, is of a time anterior to the advent of the Spaniards. However, the conso lation is left of knowing that the man who "si ufíed. me," drew it mild, in comparison with the taííy dealt out to other tender feet. I now understand that the earthwork on the hill above town is of the days of (iovcrnor Ar niijo, instead of bei.'ig a Yankee in vention. LOCATION AND S V HKOUN DI X OS. The city is located on an elevated pleateau, with the mountains form ing a half circle around it; the lower points of the circle being to the east and west from which they slope gra dually upward toward the north, where they finally terminate in I'ald Mountain, the highest peak on the range. From almost any point, in the Croat activity exists among mer chants and capitalists in China. Chi nese merchants will soon place a lino of steamers between China and the. Sandwich Islands and others between the Islands and San Francisco. The corporation is said ,o be very wealthy and its manager, Tong Kong Sing, is si shrewd, grasping, capable business man. The heart of every true sn of Now Mexico is harrowed up continually b' Ihe editors who tall Ihis "the land of the cactus.'' It is all a mi.dake: Ari zona is the place where the cactus grows and flourishes, while it is only by the greatest exertion t hat a cactus plant can retain life on the fertile '-oil in this glorious c iinate of New Mexico. The Church Eclectic published at Ctiea, N. Y. contains a well written article on New Mexico from the per of th'! Pev. II. Forrester, who may now be classed as of this city. Ex tracts will be published from the arti cle which will be found to bo of gene ral interest. The fifth annual convention of the Woman's National Christiau Tom poruñee Union is in session at Indian apolis, with delegate in attendance r om all p irts of the Cuiou. city the mountains are plain'y in sight, rising by a succession of gentle steps to the top. To the south and west is an open plain, dotted here and there, and in parts quite covered, by the dwarf pine trees. uowu to ino souui-wesD arcuiei sharp conical points of the Cerrillos mountains a little more to the south are the higher peaks of the Placeres, while the dark heavy mass forming the back ground is the Sandia moun tain, which serves as a landmark, in dicating the position of Albuquerque. The Santa Fe river, which has heretofore been mentioned, flows along the south side of the oily Breakwaters along the bank tell Ihe. story of the times, when it is'swtllod into a mountain torrent, bettor than it could be done in words. At a num ber of places on its bank orchards and sliade trees serve to add beauty to the scene and at the same time bear wit ness to t he effects of care and culliva tioa. Nea" the west end of the city, on the bank, arc some old cotton woods which, with their wide spread ing arms and dense foliage, would be counted an ornament in any city, and their beauty was hightened by the touch of frost which had given rich, warm tints, that would have de lighted the heart of a poet or painter. All about the city are yards and gar dens with flowers, shrubbery, trees and other objects, calculated to de light the eye, improve Ihomind, and wuicli not only grainy llie cultivated taste, but posses a positive commer cial value, as offering an inducement to strangers to locate where they could have su -h charming surround ings. WAKINO rr. Santa Fe has had a good long nap; if it was in fact, over awake before, and ihe roll of war drums, or the transfer of allegiance, furnished only a temporary excitement. The awake ning has come with the, echoes of the whistle of the engine which are hoard, as yet, only in the imagination, dy ing away in the recesses of the moun tains.' The rush of the coming train has shaken up all that is movable, and life is visible now whore was barely the imitation of life before. New bu siness houses arc going up; dwellings are changing to accommodate ihe in flux which is hourly expected, and the worst croaker and (he least hope ful man in the city, does not doubt that the city wi 1 make immon-e gains during the few month before the rail road reaches the Kio (.runde. After that, no 011.5 offers a conjecture, but which appears to be the predestined condition of state capitals. uncle sam's servants. Secretary Bitch ranks next to the governor and has, at various times, tilled that important position, lie has very decided opinions on the sub ject of public schools, and has ex pressed tiiose opinions very freely. If he has made enemies it is probably on this account, and leaving that out, no one could take him for anything else than an educated, companionable gentleman. The duties of the office are not heavy and he has devoted his leisure to a study of New Mexico, and has accumulated a muss of documents, interviews and traditions, which will in the future be to historians a perfect mine of curious and interesting knowledge. Gen. Atkinson, Surveyor General, devotes himself to the duties of his of fice and, oi late, has had a large amount of work to do in examining the alleged records of ancient grants, but so far has found the great mass of the claims to'be without any founda tion. He reports that a large number of applications have been made for surveys of land by persons who in tend to take homesteads and help cause the Territory to blossom as the rose. Mr. Brecden, the post master, is competent to take the tender-hearted new comer and give instructions in the ways of the city. Tíse S churas Episode. ' Ere to the country of the Uto The sorrel-pated Teuton iiew, He paused to press his eager suit Before his sweetheart fond and true. He paused a tear was in his eye He couldn't quell the tender sign His soul exploded in a sign A sort o'hungry, yearning cry "Jch liebe dTch, () liebchen mein!" Then, leaving her a swooning there And chocking every passionate palp He hastened to the border where The red niun waves the new mown scalp, But ere he mingled in the fray Or saw the battle axes shine, A still, small voice yet seemed to say And kept repeating day by day '"O komme zu rick, J )u, liebchen mein!'' lie was not fashioned for the fight His hair was thick and longand red He was a Brussels carpet knight His heart, but not his body, bled, Back, where heV' left, his ladv fair To weep and fade and droop and pine, He flew his fealty to swear And let her smooth bis auburn hair "k'h liebe dich, O liebchen mein !" BY TELEGRAPH. The Wool Market. Boston, Oct. 29. The wool trado still is active and prices tending up ward as stocks become reduced. Ma nufacturers arc free purchasers and holders indiflerent about selling ex cept at very extreme tigures. Fine wools are m demand and quite firm. In fact, all kinds meet with ready sale. The Chicago Jntcr-Ocean one of the original patentees of the Grant boom backs the movement by declaring Greenbacks "the best and most con venient money ever uscd by any peo ple" and it opposes the use ot such Preparing For War in Asia. Berliu, October 29. Intelligence has been received from St. Petersburg that a division of troops numbering 40,000 men has been ordered from the Caucasus to Central Asia and that several officers of the general staff at St. Petersburg have also been ordered to Central Asia. An Independent Company. words as tho "Bag baby' monev" etc. soft New York, Oct. 28. Ex-General Brown of Tenn., vice president of the Texas Pacific railroad, who has been in Washington for several days is re ported to have announced that his company has decided to make no fur ther appeals to congress for aid to construct the Texas Pacific railway. At the extra session of jongrcss,elevon bills were introduced providing for government, aid in constructing the road. Brown said his company was not instrumental in having those bills introduced and that it has no interest in any of them. The company is now A score ot other gentlemen who ought to receive special nieulion, must belong to the great, army of those who deserve without receiving. Altogether, the ancient city is a pleas ant place to halt and recruit, when on a campaign. i -- The increase of the price of grain in England has met with a chock, and now it is expected that a reaction will occur in this country and that prices will rule lower but will be consider ably aboye the prices of the last, four or live vears. Washington City is holding its first agricultural and mechanical fair. Evi dently the influence of Mr. Hayes and his swing around the county fairs has not been lost on the overgrow i village in which he is supposed to re side. Colorado cattle men are preparing for an excursion to Kansas city and Chicago. It might have boon thought the cattle men had enough traveling w ithout rushing off to the big citie engaged in building aline ami expects but it appears that such is not the to be able to complete it without pe- case. ciiniarv aid from the irovcrnmcnt. Bawlins, Wvo:. Oct. 29. James changed to an evening daily. It now Davis, (en. Merritt's chief of scouts, ,.nmos out with a new head and the came n no nawuns in .no. ,m. v. nu llcllUtkm 0f "Eveniim" to the name so (lis naicnes aim man. ne iciions no- , , ,. , 1 . . Ili.-t turn ..Ml 1-k ri 1 , 1 1 1 ' Itr s"1tt-'llftra. morons fres h Indian rails orossimr o i" the road in the vicinity of Williams ed permanent. Fork and Mow Kapidsand also a camp lire near Milk river about eight miles north of Snake river on the crossing of Cottonwood creek. On theMuddv he saw three Indians, lie and Eugene Taylor, one of Merritt's scouts, fired Nearly lilt y per cent more gram is in store than at the same date last year. The Optic wants a fighting editor; two t ussels in one day is more than the able scissors wielder bargained for. -o o -- The Bead vil !e papers boast tho reli gion lias not driven any .one crazy in that city. That story is easy of be lief. :.&:, A dozen or so of States hold elec tions next Tuesday; but the only one which is attracting any attention awnv from home is Now York. Native Wine. M. Iloisohas received from .Icsus Ma. Pcrea a car load of native wine. It is oj tho vintage of Don Jose Loan- upon them and they retreated nil the dro Perca, is three years old and of bed of the the creek. New York, October 2!). Never has there been a more remarkable increase in the volume of business than that which the reports of the clearin. houses now disclose. Ihe aggregate of exchanges at the nineteen cities very superior quality. No other nati ve wine equal to it can be found in the country. 8,;3t "Susie. I will furnish music on all occasions, exceeds $7)00,000.00 in a single dav. L.0ncerts, balls, etc. Will also give The a"'re!'ate at cities outsideof New ..... i i , . i York 7s largest over known, exceed- struction voca and mstrumen.al ing by nearly $9.000.000 the impreco- music, in roasoname raios. Dented amount for the week preceding 85-lm Fiiank Khetsciiman. in comparison. - 1j:ssocicio: ÍSi'oíteni Bones. Frank Skey, an employe on llamp- The partnership 'heretofore existing ton's bridge building force. Ycstcr- between the undersigned, in grading dav met with a severe accident bv and tic contracts, is this dav dissolved which his ankle was dislocated and by mutual consone. All claims will both bones of the kg broken just be presented immediately for sett le- T. ilOJIEKO, William II. Cox. nient. Nov. 1st, 1879. J A Mexican, named Chaves, was murdered near Leavenworth, Ivans., last Sunday. No particulars are giv en by the telegraph. the city will ,rob ib!y ullain ' tli.it A Frenchman has invented a gang plow, which is to be run by electrici ty. This wiil surely be a triumph of science, to harness the lightning to the breaking plow. above the ankle. He was brought to town ,".nd had the dislocation reduced and the broken bones set by Dr. Pet- tit. His recovery now is only a ques tion of time. . Colfax County. (.Vot'S , Pipas) Carbonate float has been found about the head of Six Mile creek. St. Mary's college opens Monday for the usual ten months term. The Apaches to the number of two bru, liiiijansiiul hundred and liflv have gone to the 8Ó-41. Colegio de Santa Maria, MOBA. 1ST. MI., (I)i(jlcs y Tlnjmnol.) Pension J' ensoilaiia, pur die, inuics, $'200. 0o So pngu el dinero y producing lcl pnls. s com :en.u 1 escuela el primer tunen do Noviem- Tierra A man! hi agency. Placer mining has closed tor the season. The wool growers will meet Novem ber 10 and organize an association for muiual benefit, especially to prevent the spread of the scab in sheep. 2'.io-ly Hermano David, l'residenie. Grasid View Hotel3 South Second "reeeí, LAS VEGAS, - - N. M. Dr. J. H. SUTflM, Proprietor, Kecont additions to this House make it it the Senator Ulainc will soon make some kind of an electioneering t rip through the snith and then all other presiden tial aspirants will have to follow suit which is supposed to be one way of bre aking up the solid south. Some enthusiastic Celt proposes to found a colony of IrUh in Zululand. If they can't have wakes, fairs and lights, u pure-blooded Celt would not want lo go there, and if they cup. the co ony will not last long. Any way it is sale lo predict that the Z dnland colony will n-( f'Tow tip in be a proud.. 'udepc....a lu-.h uí:;.,u, The A'aim 0 J'rc.is publishes a list of pon-ons delinquent on taxes in Col fax county. The list comprises about th.'oc hundred and fifty names, the taxes due from the diflcrcnt persons r,.nu:ng from 2 up to 3,0üü, the lat- Lar$est ancl Best Hotel (ranl Company. . The ( hicago papero, big and little, are making as much fuss about an election for county officers, as though the fate of the county was at stake. The explanation is too easy; "'there's millions in it. i: The Sleeping "Kooms Are on the Second Floor, and are clean an comfortable, and have perfect ventilation. is wcli supplied with The Bsst the Market Affords. After al the sta euunts one way ami the other the official count in Ca lifornia shows that the republicans elect three numbers of congress and the democrats one. This one paves j jd. XIAOIC th" (I. -in icratic majority when con- for pii'songors runs fortius bt use to ivís UtVii.t tí watt -jr. \n\n The trinidad Acta some lime ago Las V oirás, N. M., ) I con lit. on of respetable me.Üi c. ily tor oeiug due ironiuie Aiaxwcu jjaiii jn jj10 'Perrito.