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G AIL Y AZETTE, VOL. 1 LAS VEGAS, N. M., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5. 1871). NO Si Las Vegas Daily Gazette .. I Alitor. J. II. KOOUI.EK, Eureka. A now paper of (he above title is now being printed at the (j azktth office. Mills & lVeehcr of this city are the editors and proprietors. The first issue reaches ó,000 copies which will be the largest number of one edi tion ever issued from a press in New Mexico. It will be a handsome 28 column paper, issued mouthly, and devoted to the milling, stock raising ind agricultural interests of Xev. Mexico, to land grants and all matters pertaining to the material uovcop niciit of the Territory. It -will be a valuable paper for substantial infor mation in reference to this little known couutrv. The Op lie came out yes.ten.lay eve ning as a daily, presenting quite a good appearance and well filled with local aud irencral matter. It is consid erable of a paper. --a The following items wc gleau from Tkirltj'foHv: The troops in Southern New Mexi co are stationed at r ort btantou and Fort liavard. Distance from Stanton to Davard about 37f miles. From J'ort. i'liss. Texas, to Socorro. X. M is about '00 miles. Victorio has ot all tins space to do Ins dodging on, ami if he ever gets corralled again by AJaj. Morrow's command, it is be cause bethinks he can whip him. If the sheriffs of some of the lower counties bad heeded the advice of (ov. Wallace, two months airo, thev could have had plcntv oí calibre 50' there before Victorio hopped into his saddle for battle, and to-day the citi zens, cruelly murdered, would have been alive, and the red skins toes would have been turned toward the d umcs. The above article has been going the. rounds, and while it may he do in;r justice to some of the sheriffs ol the lower count ios, it is a great, in justice to the sheriff of this county 'which the following extract from letter written June 20th. 1879. to tin (ioveruor will show; and we hope, in luslicc to the shcnfl ot Dona Am county, the territorial press willinaki the correct ion: "Our county will furnish ample se euritv to the Territory or Unilei States, for the loan of 100 carbines and 100 pistol?, with ammunition au accoutrements lor the same. lleurv .1. Cun'ffo, Sheriff Doña Ana Co." s I lio Cerillos .Mines aro not xom" back by any means New discovcric are constantly beinginade and the oh mines are showing up better than eycr. There is some talk of the Kansas l'aciih 1 DUSK 1 ling their road through to Xew Mexico. Tiie Highest Telegrsiph Station. A teleirraph station has been lately established at the liyffel Hotel, under the ! yffclhom, in the V alais. It is about ' WjOO feet above the level of the sea, and is the highest telegraph sta tion in Europe. A Swisí paper has claimed that it is the highest telegraph station in the world but this is a mis take I he station on Pike's Peak, in the ilocky Mountains, is 11.000 feet above sea level, and is. therefore sDinetliMig higher than that at the Pyffel Hotel. ' The other day a genuine tramp, with a stomach yearning for a picket up meal, 'undertook to enter a yard on Winder street. A large, tierce dog stood at the gate to give him a hostile welcome, and after vainly try ing to propitiate the animal (he tramp culled to a lad of ten who was mak ing a kite on the veranda. "Hey, son ny!'' "Yes, I'm hav." was the reply. "Say, bub, call off yer dog!" "No Use no use," replied the lad. "Even if you got in here ma's waiting at. the kiiehen door with a kettle of hot wa ter. Saraii's working the telephone to get the police, and I'm here to hol ler 'murder!' mid wake un the whole street! 'Detroit Free Press. -WlO . "When yon ask a detective about a matter with which he is supposed to hi! perlcctly familial, he looks very wise, but says he "don't know much about it." There is generally more truth in his words than in his looks. no- A conceited student in Brown UnU versify once told Dr. Wavland. the limit ,ln,i t lint tm H,,.,.l,t If 'n-nniuiH. unit, ju; iiiwiii:iii IL, n imimi be my to make proverbs like :hosc of Solomon. The rep'y of Dr, Waylatid v.as simply, "Mali o a low." ' LOS CEimil.ILOS. I From the Ancient City to the Ancient Mines. Sen Camp on Old Sitrs Moautftln Í Mineral. ANOTIIKK TRAMP. Among the gentlemen met in San- la Fe, not mentioned herctolore, are Ceu. Smith; U. S. Collector, Judge lion. Two miles down to the south Davis, of the Land Office and many east is "Poverty Hollow," which has more. Two sons ot Mr. Chard, of Las Vegas, are doing business in the city and one of them had just re- turned from a hunting trip to the Pc- cos, where some interesting discover- ics wcreinadc. Bv "Wednesday eve- ning I had completed my observations uid was ready to move on, with some raiuauie luiorrnauon wnic.n ii n a 1 I I will be made available in the future. I packed up and took the route step, following down the road on the south 6ide of the river, intending to make a eamp a few miles out and have a short march the next cUy; but wheu the open plain was rcachod there was an apparent scarcity of wood and water, so I retreated a short distance and camped with a hospitable Mexican, who kindly opened a spare room and baldest matters of fact. Mineral is aided in making me feel not only coin- found at every step almost through fortablc, but also at home. He had out the district. From three to five been a soldier at Valverde, and we managed to get pretty well acquaint- cd, although his English and my found in quantities sufficient to justi Spanish were of about the same qual- fy continuing the work. None of the ii v. I st ruck outat an early hour, fol- shafts have been sunk to any great lowing the Albuquerque road, but as it did not run in exactly the right di- rection I gave it up and tramped due south-west, across the prairie, for the sharp pointed mountains which mark the location of the ancient mines, About the most direct route is found by following the telegraph line, which keeps t;i the left of the Albuquerque road and just to the right of Los Ce rillos. A landmark which can scarsc ly be mistaken, is a conical mound, even and regular, surmounted by a cross, The mound is the extreme north-western of the Cerillos group of peaks. The road passes to the left of the mound, between it and some lower, rough, conical hills. when following the old Albuquerque road. The traveler, going from Santa Fc, can go outtwclve miles to a placita and there take the road which passes the mound. A twenty mile walk is no slight matter and I was glad to depo sit mv baggage for the last mile oí the way on a wagon which was haul ing water to Camp Diminick. CS EN ERA L DESC KIPTIOX. It is quite difficult to describe the Cerrillos district, so as to convey a definite idea of its general appearance. The reader must imagine a plain near ly level, some ten miles from south east to north-west, all thrown into hills and depressions, with no two hills or canons running in the same direction; the hollows of unequal depth and of unlike configurations, hen from this chaos, the work ol volcanoes and internal convulsions, springs up a dozen or twenty peaks also volcanic, as is proved by the soil surface, etc., the whole covered wit'i a growth of stunted pine timber. The higher peaks are all alike, in be ing'elongated from southeast to north west, all irregular on the top, but all presenting a profile approximating a half circle, or more like the outer edge of an old fashioned paper fan when opened. When on the plain to the northeast ths side. of the peaks are presented. Very unexpectedly 1 found that the major axis of the hills did not coincide witn the direction of the strata of rock in which the miner al veins, or lodes, arc located. The veins extend usually, when at. all re gular, from north-east, to south-west, so that in searching for "float," or for an outcrop, traveling over hie length of the hills, crosses all the si rata which here stand almost perpendi cular. a miners' caw, Camp Dimmick, a village of tents, sliautios, dugouts, mid one frame house, is well to the east end of the district, iu a narrow depression, too , .1 . 1 II 1 . K,9,lnw ,0 1)0 ,;ii,1m1 11 C!'0,b "" r,,' to bejea led a valley, but which, having a southern exposure, and l;c. ing protected ou all sides by the slightly higher ground, promises to be a more comfortable winter camp than could be found on the plains, or higher up the mountain. AVood is plenty and the only great deficiency . . '.. . ', ., . ... i is in the water supply, that essential clement having to bo hauled two or three miles. About one hundred men and two ladies constitute the popuia- good water and a good location. the metau The first object to strike the eye on entering the camp, was a long table, on which was piled a ton, or less, of specimens from the different mining claims. At one end of the table was the office of the Prospector r.nd at the otner me oí. uuui. nuaruiug uuuau, it il . t j. T 1 . 1 ! . . 1, ,.,,., v At the former an immense amount of information can be obtained, without price, while the other sets up a meal at fifty cents a lead. the prospects. Nearly two days were spent in the camp and enough learned about the mines and the prospects to fill a book. This article is not intended as a puff, and so will deal only in the hundred prospect holes have been dug and in almost every case mineral was distance, yet the assays show silver amounting to from $30 or $40 up to $300 per ton. This was one of the 0d Spanish mining camps and could ,10t have been worked, with the means at their command, unless of ex- traordinarv richness. Everywhere throughout the district the old works 0f the Spaniards, or Aztecs, arc vi- sible. NAMING THE MINES. Every man or company has its own names for the location. The names ire as varied, and original, as could h)(J expected One of the best is the Then there is the'-Con- Pridav lode. dor," "Lucky Dutchman," "lioosier Iiov," "Little Emma," etc. One firm of four men named their claims the 'Hough Ashler," "Perfect Ashler," "Pi oval Arch," and "Key Stone." Every one has the most perfect faith in the future of the mines; yet differ- cnt mcu nilt widely differing values of claims: One man sold an interest in a claim for $100 and another man sold an equal interest lor 700. it must not be understood that silver is the only mineral found. Mr. Hull, in a auartz vein, iounulrcie gold m con- Uiderablc quantities. Specimen from four or five of the mines can be seen at the Gazette of lice. Another chapter will be devo ted to the mines and miners. The man who cheats the printer Out of a single cent, Will never reach the heavenly land Where old Elijah went. i -- Dr. Larimer, the Chicago divine who was recently charged with pla giarism, seems to have been convicted bv the evidence in his case, for his sermons have suddenly lost the depth breadth and point which formerly characterized them. But what tin church should be interested in is: Did he show good judgment in his sclee tions from other ni'-n's brain work? There arc few clergymen who do not draw largely from others for ideas, and when churchgoers are instructed entertained and benefitted by a ser moil, it is a matter ol minor impor tance whether the meat ol the sermón is provided from the literat ure of the period, a contemporaneous preacher, is taken iioin the Bible, or is the ori ginal thought of the speaker. Jf the effect is the same, it matters not so much about the source of toe light But Dr. Larimer is down. Thrift is one of the Iowa virtues Davenport clergyman was called upon to inarrva couple one night last week They were nicelv dressed, in their twenties, and evidently well-to.do After the ceremony had been perform ed the groom thrust, his hand in his pocKet and fished out three quarters wnich ho held in the palm of his li'iim saving to the minister: "There, lake your pav from that !" "Let us see," mused the minister; "the publishing of the marria-e notice will cost half a -Ju V-' J, , 7 d.d arl" "O, will it." replied the groom; Preach0tJ8 W1 H, ZoA morals "well, then, take the whole of it! ltev?r S.iini7 morning whilo the a'.u't much nuttier, anywixy !" Call of keno and the rattle of furo BY TELEGRAPH. Jeatb of Zaclt Chandler. Chicago, November 1. Senator Zachariah Chandler, ot Michigan, was fouml (ka(l -n beJ fl't he Gra (, lie Hotel this morning. He had been spoaking in Wisconsin, and last night addressed an immense audience at McCormick's Hall, in this city, and spoke with his usual carllestncss After the meeting, wheu Mr. Spauld ing and Senator Logan were sitting in his room engaged in conversationSe nator Chandler COMPLAINED OK INDIGESTION. lie had also complained of a dist res sing feeling while en route to this citv with those gentlemen. Mr. Spaulding suggested that he remain over in the city until Saturday night. but he said business affairs required his attention at home, and the order was given to have him cat led in the morning at seven o'clock. His friends then bade him good night, and that is the last time the Seuator was seen alive. This morning when the office boy called him there was no response, and, upon repetition, silenc1 prevailed. The clerk then effected an entrance through the trunsom, and found that the Senator was dead. The body was not quite cold, and a physi cian who was present decided that death had occurred about three hours irovious to the discovery. The face looked tranquil, showing that death was painless. 1 he Coroner will hold in inquest. John JJ. Drake telegraph edPresideut Haves the sad intelligence at about eight o'clock. CAUSE OF DEATH. )r. iucvicKer, who wass imme diately called, is of the opinion, from 1 partial examination, that death was the result of a sudden congestion of the lungs, brought about bv a cold which was contracted at Jancsville The inquest will be held duriug the afternoon. The Brooklyn presbytery are now investigating the quesliou as to Kcv I almage drinking while in England It is pretty well established thai he ;d drink champagne at dinner niter no of his sermons. Now wc don think this is an offense to make such fuss over. Our opinion has been al along that Dr. 1 almage did his drink iug before his sermons. Scenes in Arizona. The7ier Ocean 8 man in Arzona h sending in some iuterexting let ers to his paper, in a recen; on va speaks as follows on dome eueer ,..ivs: Hoboing the express and uini cuchas sfctuisto have lately bezouit- '' favorite pastiaiK but it ii suf- v.! assume that this may be inter rapted row by a proclamation jut flsued by Acting dovernor Gosper oiTt ring a reward of $500 to any one vho shall kill hy mean3 oí fire .inns or otherwise, any person at ..emoting to rob cho mail or exoress or to search the pa'sengers." Il ,ho Governor of Illinois should is ue a piojlauiatiori of this port, it .voull create, perhaps, something of i ensatiou anting the slow going ft riñera of vour ht.ite but that seem to be the Way they r atunuiy do things out here and in it- way it i a vi ry good way. On par with thi. .-.tartliiig ixecutjve order o a litth bit of off h ind Arizona legisbtio:i contained in nn net of the Territor ial Legislature, f ased l ist winter, known in the 'omnibus divorce bilí ty which iu one benevolent enact ment Sfteen tüatrimouial Gordian knots were cur, and all the wav from fifteen to thirty souls made happy in new found liberty. That Governor Fremont should have Ap proved such n, I ill, which in many cases gave divorces without the knowledge even of the parties af fected. (In one cae well known here neither hin'jaud nor wife ha i any intimation of their sudden se paration until after it hid been mc fom pUshed) wi!i t.urp:i-u 'uianj in the east; but the Governor from long trttvcl ha- learned the old ad age which admonishes one when he is among the Ilassnyauipas to do ns the IlaRsavampus do. There are many strange Sundav fioenea enacted hcie. Two devoted I but hungry Ir king roen in th-ir J churches on .ith.-r ,A.. r .t,,. chips go merrily on between. Some lold missionary, from tha "Baptist Theological Semintiry, ot Chicago, made his appearance here last Sun day, and being from Chicago ami well advertised drew a gooft nousc. His effort, however, was more earn- . et than abio. and the gooi peopla present seized the occacion to re mark to your correspovdent, as they y ..1 . Í . tiled out, that Utiaí soi oí preñen might do for Chicago, hut it was too thin for Prescott. The revereim irentleman is to continue Iiifl effort here, and his plan Beema to oe ai témate between churche? on oppo site eides of the town. On one sid he may find a Sodom to etorm, and on the other Gomorran to besiege but when his efforts fhnll have cea sed, I tear that hero Chicago beer will eontinun to be in gteater de mand than Chicago theology. - wool Market. Boston, November 1. Ths past week has boen the most active on record, the total 8ieH reaching 6. 719,300 pounds, of which 1.181,500 pounds were foreign. The price of nearly all kinds advanced from 2 to 3 cents per pound, and the tenden cy of the market u sMll decidedly upward. It is doubtful if nr.y con siderable itnount of wool could now bo bought without leading to ano ther advance of about 2 cent?, not withstanding the largo transaction There is no unusual excitement on the market, There is more or less speculative inquiry, but the bulk of the sales have been to manufac turers, who are free purthapers of all desirable wools Amsterdam is to be one of the richest cities in the world, aid the richest for irs size except Aug? burg and Frankfort. It is not only rich but benevolent. Its poor houses look like purees, and its (so ciety for the 'public welfare,' which extends its influence over tho whole king lom is tha mo-it noted of its benevolent institutions. It w a s founded in 1784 by Jan. Nit-nwen-htnzeu, a Baptist clergyman at Monr.ickendam, but three yers hit ter was transferred to Amsterdam. The great purpose of the institution is(l) to promote the education of tho young even lifter tlu-y huve leit school by training teschers publish ing school and other books, et bhshing libraries, Sunday-school-', etc.; (2) to further the culture and improvement of adults by publish ing instructive literature, institu ting public lectures, reading rooms a.vmgs banks for widows, orphans,' and the like (3) to give rewards and honors to those who have performed acts oi numamty ana generosity ine society nas oone good, and thousands iicaltuldble of poor and vicious people are reported to have been reformed by its energetic and unremitting efforts It is a remark able fact in the history of the in&t -tution that during the 9" yearz of its txistence there has not been an i stance of dishone-ty in its ma iiagmenf,. Tho Southern Pacific. Col. Hood, in charge of tho east ern surveys of the Southern Parifio, furnishes some interesting facts to the Mesilla News in reference to the construction of that, road. The end of the track is at present only 31G miles from Mesilla. Construc tion of the road eastward was to be commenced the 1st of this month. It will be built at the rate of U to 2 miles per day, and they intend to he at Shakcspcaio, New Mexico, by March 1st. 1880, and expect to be on the ltio Grande by Christmas, 1880. The end of the track is at present at Casa Grande, Arizona, where there are acres of ties, iron and material collected. According to the Mirror, $G0,000 is the price paid by eastern men for an interest in certain new discover ies in the Sandia Mountains.