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.OAS GAZETTE WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 6, 1880.
gas Trga gaihj terttf. BCTABLUBID 11173. PIEHrE, HARDY 4k WIHVKH. rVBLIflHCD ÜAU.T, IXrlFT 8UNDAT8. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION IN ADVANCE, T UAHs mffTAO- mi: Dally, by mall, one year, (10 00 Daily, by mail, ill month 6 M bally, by mall, three moutha, 1 f Dally, by carrier, per week 26 Item It by draft on Las Venal, pox (office mon ey order or registered letter If sent other- wise we win not ue responsioie lor inis-ar rlage. Address, f iBUcB, HAKDT WAUNKIt, Las Vegas, New Mexico. Specimen coplea lent tree on application. Advertising rate made known on applica tion. H RANCH OfFICE. Corner Sixth and Pouglaa streets, with A.. A J. H. Wise, real estate. Ta Correspondent of Tbe Ciasett--, Correspondents of Thí Oazittc will forward Immediately all important news Items by wire when available, otherwiao by earliest mall or eipress service. WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 5, LAS VEUAS NEKDM. When business is slack with the merchants of Las Vegas how many of them sit down and Boborly think ou the cause for the depression? It is patent fact that for the past two years this city has been dependent for pros perity upon local trade only, and this accounts for the standstill of journal footings of merchants duriog that time. It is true that Las Vegan has to back it, as tributary to its wealth and business, what is by far the richest portion of the great soutli western country included in southern Colorado, New Mexico, western Texas and Arizona. The direct trado from our own county of San Miguel, added to that of Mora county, is sufficient to mako Las Vegas an important commercial point and ene of those fortunate places designated as "good towns." The people of Las Vegas are wide-awake and pushing if any thing, and the present position does not please them. They want to see the City of Meadows, with its wonder ful advantages and unequalled re sources, come to the front as a center of growth and prosperity. The bust ness men of this place wish their led gcr footings increased year by year and pparkling success take the place of uncertain growth. The Gazette has sounded the fit nation and to till its mission as daily journal, working to build u the community iu which it is situated points out the cause and ell'ect. The Atchison, Topekai Santa Fe railroad company has always been a friend to Las Vegas and in more ways than one has added to the stability an growth of the city. Itut from a busi ness man's point of view there more to be done to aid the develop ment of the trade and business of Las Vegas and which the railroad company can well grant without loss to itself. The great and growing trade Lincoln county always t-ume natu ully to Las Vegas. Three years ago the wagons of the freighters lolled through the streets loaded down witl merchandise for Lincoln county Three years ago there was not a Li Vegas merchant but had a customer in the county of Lincoln. Tod.'i they are few and far between, aud wagon train for the lower Tecos wi soon become a curiosity. See how Lincoln county has grown. From tax return of about $400,000 in 1S82 has increased its wealth until today the assessor's books show over $3,000, 000 of taxable property. The fau then lies not with Lincoln county but with Las Vegas. This great trafilo has gone to other points, but it is not altogether lout Many Lincoln county people look upon Las Vegas as "their town" and in the face of the heavy discriminat ing freight tariff of the railroad com pany, still come to this point to buy their goods. El Taso has captured valuable part of the trade of the southern part of Lincoln county by reason ef the cut rate which it has long enjoyed, and which rate enabl the merchants of that placo to sell with profit for less than similar mer chandise costs Las Vegas merchants, laid down. Las Vegas, of course, enjoying no competing lines of railroad, cannot expect a rate like El Faso has, but even with a fair reduction our mcr , chants by reason of their acquain ance and superior facilities would be able to "hold their own" against the world. The question of course will arise Will it pay the Atchison, Topcka Santa Fe road to mako a liberal re duction in the freight rale to New Mexico's cities? The Gazette says it would. In the first place the Santa Fe road gets but a small proportion of the business into El Paso. The hauling is divided and the Tex a roads get the lion's share. With the trade branching from New Mexico cities the Atchison road would have all of the business, and a low freight rate would do moro than anything else to prevent the building of a com peting line. Any business man can follow the subject into detail. The are facts are enly given here. The question of revising the local freight tariff on articles of home pro duction merits tbe attention of the railroad company. Thinks to L. P. Urowne, Chas. Blanchard and others of Las Vegas progressive citizens, a reduced rate was obtained last year many of Nev Mexico's products, but the matter now needs another revision. How it that the Texas Pacific rail road can haul lumber 920 miles into EI Faso and sell it there with profit at $22.CO per 1,000 while Las Vegas, one of the finest lumber supply points n the west, is compelled to stand back with idle mills because the freight rate makes Las Vegas lumber 'cost" just $23.50 at the same point. These questions are of importance to those who wish to see Las Vegas hold her haid earned supremacy as tbe leading city of the southwest and thinking men must seek to evolve a remedy. CHARLES BLANCHARD, DEALER IN General Merchandise, Wool, Produce Sole Proprietor of the Celebrated Brands La Rosa Blanca Floui and La Rosa Blanca Smoking Tobacco Onsurpasted facilities lor procuring heavy machinery and all article of Merchandise uauauy Kept in sicca. . Agent for Mohawk and Chieftain 8c!ky Rakes and Crawford Mowers , Threshing Machines. Hay Presses. Mining Machio err. Entines. Corn Shelters. Leffel's "Wind Engine. Twenty .years' experience in New Mexico entitles me to claim a thorough knowledge nf the want oi me people. M III Announcement W. H-SBTOPP, LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. DDDcan s LiTcrT aDd Peea Stables iagons and Carriages and Dealer in Heavy Hardware lro. SVeel Chains, Thlmbles-Blns, Springs, Wago i. Carriage and Plow Wood Work. Black smiths' Tools, Barren's Fatenl VVLeels. Tho manufacture of Backboards, Spring Wagons A Specialty . Keep on hand an assortment of COOPER'S CBL.RHaA.TSD BTEEL-BKKIN F ABM WAliONS. A.ent for the 8TITOÍH KBIl M ASUFVJTrJRlNG COMPANY'S WAGONS and CAB IA01CS and D. M. UailDHNB OO.'a MUWKItS and KKAPKK8. olloU orders from Kancbmen for ' liKAJNUlJNW J.M- Horseshoeing and all kinds of Repairing Done by First-Class Worken. LiVS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO. Doug'as Ave., Near Browne & Manzanares1, XÍS V3IG-lS, TNT. 3V1. First class ri9 at reasonable prices. Large corral alUchtd. Telephone No. 12 Horses, mulos, wagon and harness (or salo. Calls for harks answered promptly day or night, o s, uvmjan, rropnetor, J. E3. VEOI'JS 3P3AO:E, BUFFALO HALL, ' 3IX-.I-S.-S, -A. ?IiEVSlr T EBSOET. Bridge Street. Near Gazette Office. KE3 3.J351. Wholesale Liquor Dealer, FINE OLD WHISKEY A SPECIALTY. IMPO.tTl: A 1,1., POR TEH AHI) .IIVI.IU All). VrOCJi MU AM Bridge Street. Opposite Gazette Office. TO THR Ladies of Las Vegas will occur v This Space SHORTLY. MARTIN BROS- Dealers in KENTUCKY, BOURBON AND RYE WHISKIES, AND DISTILLERS AGENT3 California Wine and Brandy. Our Whiskies are purchased direct from the distillery in Kentucky and niacea in tne U.S. bonded warehouses, from where they are with. drawn when aged. And our patrons will Unci our prices at all times reasonable and as low as nrst-oiass gooas can ue sum. A vents lor Brunswlck-Kalke Collender com pany billiard tables and supplies, and the McQUAID & LAMARR, Contractors and Builders, ESTIMATES GIVIN ON PLANS. FCIl-TITCR- UniOLSTBBED ÁVU HlrAIRID, AI SO GENERAL JOBIING. All work neatly done and satisfaction gnar- anteed. ..'all anil see us. -nop 1.1)i Grand Avenue. Bast Las Vegas, PARK HOUSE Boutheast corner of park, LAS VEOA8 HOT SPRINGS, N.M. MRS. M, ADAMS, Proprietress. Rates $3.00 per day, 19.00 and (lO.OO per wees B. B. BORDKK. C. M. BORUBH B- B. BORDEN & CO. A work done with Neatness and Dispatch . satisfaction uuarantoea. Plans. Rneellleatlonaand Estirantes Furnished, Shop and oltioeon Main 8t., Sonth of Cathode motery, Bast Las Vega, M. M. Telephone connection, with snon. PONDER & H0RNE, PIumbers.Gasand Steam Fitters, All work guaranteed to give satisfaction, (Sixth M., East I,ai V(ai. All west side orders attended to by A. J, HougbUm, bridge Bt. Telephone go. n. OA E-JCjirrsr. Stock Exchange Feed Sales Stables. FINEST LIVERY IN THE CITY. flood teams and careful drive. Horses aiwi mules bonglit ami sold Buirulcs. ciii-rin-i's and hue-hoards lor tale. Kear St. niioias nutui, ixm atreví, -telephone Nu. (.... Hrauc atable at Hot Sprints. SAVED FOR KLEEDER & CAMPBELL, THE GHOCF.RS, BBIDQ-B 8TBE-IT. H. GEIST, The Bazaar HOUSE FURNISHING AND PANOY GOODS. Bridge Street, Near the Bridge, NEW AND 2nd-Hand GOODS, Cook Stoves, Carpets, and all kinds of Household Goods, at low prices, at Neil Colgan's Bridge St. Trading Mart. The Snug. Bridge Bt , Next Dser ta Depot. II FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT M-ALS OR LUNCH AT ALL HOURS. OtSTERS AND ALL DELICACIES of the season served on short notice J, BINGLE, Proprietor. If you want an elegant meal or lunch, patronize THE SNUG. TOM HAYWARD, lea Hull: East Side Sixth St. II. GBIST, Undertaker, 33 3YI U S Xs 3VC J3 1 - , AND Funeral Director. Bridge St., Near Gazette Office JOB WORK. A trial orderwill convince that The Gazbtte can more satisfactorily turn out work ttaan any omce in tne cuy. Atchison, Topcka & Santa Fe R I Pannes thrown the territory from nor-lboatt iu sotiinwusi. iiy couatiitiug inn map tht roailcrwlll gee. lhttt HI u uo.'ut culled LaJuuta. ill Colorado, the New Mciiu extension l-.iuvoe the main line, lotus southwest through Trlnl dud nuil entele the territory through Itaton punB. The ti-uvuler here begins the uiost inter osilng journey on the. continent. As ho 18 car neo uy pnworiui engines on a stool-railed, rook bulluated track up tbe stoou ascent of the Union mountains, with their charming neon ery, bo catches lroiiucnt glimpses of the Hpnr. tail peaks far to tho north, glittering in Ihfl inuniing sun. and presenting tbe grandest spocttuilo In tho whole Buowy range. Wboti half an hour from Trinidad, thetraiu suddenly dushoB into a lunuol from which it emerger on tne souineru slope 01 tno Italou moun ains and iu sunny New Mexico. At the loot ot tho mountain líos the city ol Haion, wlioae e-leuslve and valuable coal ncloH make It one ol the buslost places In tbt territory. From Hatou to Las VegaB the rouU lies along tne naae ol tne mountains. Outre right arc the suowy peaks In full view whl on tne east no iuo grusay plains, tho OIIKAT OATTLK HiNlIK Or TIIK HOtTTHWEPT Which stretch away hundreds of unlet) In u the Jndiau Territory. 'The train reaches l.a Vegas m time lor dinner. Lia VEOAil. with an enterprising population of noarl) buHH), chiefly Au-.erieans. is one of the nrinci pal cities of the terrilory. Here nre locute tiiose wouileriul healing fountains, the Lai Vegas hot springs. Nearly all Die way from KauBas City tbe railroad baB followed tht route of the ' Old U inta Fe Trail.," and now lies tbrougL a country which, aside from tin beauty of its natural scenery hears on evorv hand the impress of th told Spanish civiliza lion, graneo centuries ago upon tne still more ancient auu moro interesting ruehio aud Az tec stock Btrange contrasts present thcm solves everywhere with the new engrafting of American life und energy. In one short houi the traveler passes from the city of Las Vugar with her lasuiouauie HEALTH AND fLEABURI REHORT, hor elegant hotels, street railways, gas in streets, water works and other evidences ol modern progre88,into the fastnesses of Olorlots mountain aud in full view of the ruins of tht old Pecos church, built upon the foundation ol on Alteo temple, aud the traditional birth place ot Muutezuuia, tbe culturegod ol the Aztecs. It la only half a day's ride by ral from the Las Vegas hot springs to the old Spanish city of Banta Fe. Ban la Fe Is the oldest and most interesting city in tbe United States. From Santa Fe the railroad runs down tbe valley of the Hlo Uracúe toa MANUFACTURER OF JOHN W. HILL, Commission Merchant, And Dealer ln Hay, Grain, Flour and Produce, Grass and Garden Seeds LAS VEGA9, HEW MEXICO. DEALER IN I fiwls ml Sliiisi is and Cans - PTJRTIS3:iITa- GOODS Bridge Street, Las Vegas, New Mexico- H. ROMERO & BRO., DEALERS IN STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS, CA1IPKTS, BOOTS AND SHOES. FURNISHING GOODS LADIES' DUESS GOODS, TIM HI MINGS, SILKS SATINS, WOOLEN GOODS, And many other artlcl, all of which will bo ffered for sale at vory low price i for tbe bal ance OI LUIS U1UIIIU IU vrjui ,u iujui iui uv jjuuv.a. Northeast Corner of the Plaza, Las Vegas FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LAS VEGAS.. (Huocessor to Kaynolda Dros.) AUTHORIZED CAPITAL - CAPITAL PAID IN SUHPLUS AND PKOÜ1TS .... Transacts a General Banking ltnslness. $500,000 100,000 40,000 J. HAYHOLOS, President. .1. 8. HAYNOI.ua, Cashier, OFFIÜEUS: DIItEOTORH: G. J. PiNK EL, Vine Presiden. J, 8 l'l -.HON, Assistant Cathier. Q. J. DINKLB, CHARLES BLANOHARD, J. 8. PISIION, J. 8. KAYNOLDS, JKFFE1WON RAYNOLDS. HrDeDositorv of the Atchieon, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad JE5 FELIX MARTINEZ, GENERALTRADER,BROKER and COLLECTION AGENT Notary EuVllo caxxcl Oouvoyanoor. Kefci-s by permission to First National bank, and San Miguel National Bank, Las Vegas. Special attention paid tothe handling of real estate, ranchos, irrants and live stock. Terri torial and county scrip and bonds bought and sold. To parties desiring to investí guarantee satisfaction. Correspondence solioited. LAS VEGAS. (Bridee Street,) NEW MEXICO' ON OO,, IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN Wines, Liquors, Cigars FINE OLD WHISKIES, BRANDIES, CHAMPAGNES, BOTH IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC, CONSTANTLY ON HAND. junction at Albuquerque with the Atlantic -lluther On Bridge Street, opposite the Gazette Office on the way the prosperous oily of Socorro ana tho wouderful Lake Valley and Percha mlu - " - "" ' " luir district, tlnally roaching Deming, from . whloh point Silvor City Is only forty-tlve miles L rv MAMPI mJ TVCS F '"iwEi- distant and may be reached over the 126.96.36.199 VV HI'S'I JDX MWW. K. K. K. The recent discoveries of ehloridof " VH w &. I ''WiQ!1!. n Bear mountains, near Silver Uity, exceed V T LU ''mi-. anything in tho Kocky mountains In richness. r l! 1 - I -1 Kjf " Shipments of the ore have been made to l'uet- rTílCt C n0rSBSnQ6rS. I rttjl V " II lothat run as high as 46 percent Pure iilve-, I lUWUWHI IIUIUUUiiuwiw, JH it rr II 1 For further Information address , vJl-' 4- hi I General Passenger and Ticket 'Agent, A. T. & CARRIAGE AND "WAGON RE- --L ,1 .Al J 8.F.B.K..ToPeka. Kansas. PAIRING NEATLY DONE- flf MvU PLAZA PHARMACY. 9Bfige vegas, h. m&m Alwayson hand a full assortment of line hair LAS VEGAS IRON WORKS tooth, nail and Infant brushes, etc, toitolBe, rubber and Ivory combs, toilet and bathing I f A r I f M!i sponges, powder puffs, powder boxes, pom- ill Wa t tftmVt triXjUllGTiVTm aiien, toilet and bath soaps, chamois skins, ' perfumery, fancy goods, etc. Physicians' pre- M&nnfact HTB orlpuons carefully compounded. ..,-- sattsKts" steam Engines and Mining Machinery LAS VEGAS, - NEW MEXICO. W J J Architectural Work, Machinery and Boilers, Iron and Brass MARCELLINO&MERNIN, CaBtü Made on Short Notica- DEAi.BKS in LA.8 VEGAS, , i , NEW MEXICO Pianos, Organs, J--. ' The Plaza Billiard Hall, MUsicAL INSTRUMENTS. ; J. FINE WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. r Bridge Street, mtxX U First Nalienal Bank Baiidinf. South Side of Plaza, ' . Las Yegaa, New Mexico,