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Jones & Murphy TA Painters
PAPER HANGERS. ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY
GIVEN ON ALL WORK -7a
Shop Next Door to Cochise Review
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HAY RIDES
Straw rides, Horseback Rides, Boating,
Fishing, and Hunting and doing
nothing in the country makes you
HUNGRY AND THIRSTY
Out H. Colltnsnn of ths Brewery Cafe will servo
you. Come and see bis new received
DIRECT IMPORTED
Delicacies from nearly every part of the globe. Gotha Cer
velat, Gotha Truffle Liver, Straasburger Goose Liver Truffle,
Italian Salami, French Lyoneae, Wiemar Mettwurst, Frank
furter and Wiener, Sauerkraut and Horseradish, Pomsrania.
Boneless Goosebreasts, Westphalia Ham, Pigs Feet, Lubecker
Sausage (to be fried), Pates de Fole Gras, Tongue, Felton
Ruben and Mixed Vegetables in Cans, Boston Baked Beans,
Heinze'a Pork and Beans in Tomatoes, Bismark Delicacies
and Pickled Holland Herrings, Oavier Neunaugen (fish), Dill
and sour Pickles, 8wlss, Iaroburger.Rocquefort.Liederkrauz,
Koppen and Swiss Krauter Cheese. French Sardines and the
finest Russian Sardelles, Eels"in jelly, also Smoked Eels and
Salmon; Gooseliver Purry, Westphalia Pumpernickel in Tin
Cans, Freah Oysters, Anheuser Busch Beer and fine Table
Wine on hand.
You are respectfully invited to call at the Brewery Cafe
and see for yourself.
M. OOLLMANN,
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Do You Want
If so, call and see
Mr. R. Zellner, of the Zellner Piano Company
Who will be in Bisbee three or
four days. He will have his
Headquarters at
SCHMIEDIINQ'S Jewelry Store
I. W. Wallace : :
AUENT AND BROKER
Blajbee - Arizona
Represen ting Mining Prop
erties. Seal Estate Bought and Sold.
Money Loaned and Invested.
Collections Made,
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flr. fl. E. Bruton
Cleaning and Dyeing
By Dry Process
Dressmaking a specialty j
Satisfaction guaranteed. ,
Near Raub's Bicycle Shop, i
Tombstone Canyon.
GEO. C. CJLABK, B. M.-
Southwestern
C. W. MITCH ELI
Engineering
Assay Office
Examinations and reports made on
mining "properties. Designs furnished
for a 1 kinds ,o( mining and million
plants
Assays made in Dupli
cate, 60 cents a metal.
Qualitative and quantitative analyses
made of any mineral snbstanoea.
Surveys of Patents in
Ariztna and Mexico.
BISBEE and NACOSABI
Stage Line,
TIM TAFT, Prop.
leaes Bisbee on Monday, Wednes
day and Friday r
Arrives Bisbee Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
Goe- through from Bisbee to Naco
aari in a dav and a half
nfflfA At Copper Ouceii Silorc
vrilifWG whrn Information con lie ImH.
BISBEE NACO
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VV. M. LIGGEH, Proprietor
ATrivea at Bisbee at 11 a. m. leaves
one hour after arrival of A. & S.
E. train.
Leaves Naco at 9:30 a. m.
Trip each way made in one and a quar
ter hours.
V. G. MEDIG0VICH
Wholesale unci Itotnll Ponler tti
GROCERIES.
OAM RECEIVED $gK
Poultry.
, LiQiiors. wines cioofs ond looaccos.
C. M. Henkel, Practical
Watchmaker and Jeweler
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PROPRIETOR
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a Piano?
I am prepared to BUpply any
quantity of flrst-olass Brick on
snort notice on board oara . .
Correspondence Solicited
W. C. FERRIS
BENSON ARIZONA
Oii
B.F.GRAHAM&CO.
I LIVERY nd
SALE STABLE
First-Class Driving and Saddle
Horses. The O. K. Livery Stable.lt
toe lurceit and best equipped tti Ariz.
FUNERAL DIRECTORS
CORNER 0. K. AND RAILROAD AV. j
Fletcher Transfer
Good Service, Prompt Attention
Satisfaction Guaranteed
PQfSTON rLETCHCR.i PROP.
Leave orderB with 3. K. Williams.
I HflaT wM al ItlLLH Ik al Pl
I aLv sib v B i & HH A ..as1
)ptoapUrpTocsrttf,0SIt07EI. Eisl modtl, ikth,
( or posu) nr mi rtpon oa pwnwoij. swa
ho6btluU.S.androMl,mPiUiitindTnul-MfVi)ti,"
rRXX. t airti unni Tir oanrra to mrinnn.
JPATSNT LAWTERS 07 59 TSAKS' PRACIICI.
)AU eliuaiu oonfidtntU). lound ndrtot. raithfal
Surrie. Modint ohirm.
riiuc. ii. snow & co.
PATENT LAWYERS.
Opp. U. 8. Patent Office, WASHINGTON, 0. a
Stage Line.
Leaves Bi bee Mondays, Wednes
days and Fridays at 7 a. m.
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and
1 Saturdays.
I Bisbee Headquarters at Greene Cou
I solidated Copper Company's Office,
I Rooms 11 and 12 Angius Hotel.
Cnnane.i Headquarters, Greene Con.
Copper Company's Offices.
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UNION MEAT MARKET $
m nu DHIXCIW
fl L. J. OVERLOOK, Proprietor
PHOENIX BRRF.Venl, Mutton, Pork,
'J: Lamu anil Sauiago of nil kind.
BREAD, PIES AND CAKES
On hand or to order. Woddtntr Cakoa
a Specialty.
I BREWERY AVENUE, BISBEE
..Half-Way House..
Dlrootly on tho road to Nnco.
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Your Patronage Solicited.
CHARLES HULL. PROPRIETOR
Bricks
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VOTE FOR
8. K. WILLIAMS
FOR
Justice of the Peace
PRECINCT NO. 2
Regular Republican Nominee
BISBEE, ARIZONA
" "" 'H'.SIWlcJtLL!
Hair Dressing and .
(fTJeauty Parlors
Hair and Scalp Treating a Specialty, Facial
Trentment una Manicuring. A Full Line of
Toilet Accessories. Hair Switches, and Wigs,
Pompadours, etc. Hnlr renewed permanept
ly by Electricity. All Work Guaranteed.
main strict MDQ D RITftU
AT THE FLOOD CATC mllWi lis III I Usl
J. B. ANGIUS & CO.
General
Merchandise
Main Street - -Blsbcc, Arizona!
WALDORF
Re
staurant
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
OTTO W, QEI5ENH0FER, Prop.
II
Plant situated in
Upper Mule Gulch.
City Office. Wallace Building.
The J. H. Jack
Lumber Co . .
AOBKT FOR
THE STUDEBAKER WAGONS,
BUGGIES, CARTS, ETC.
Prices Reasonable.
Bisbee - - - Arizona
OfrPOOOOC009H08M(
E. G. ORD CO.
Plumbing
and Tinning
Skylights, Architectural Sheet Metal
Work in all its branohee. Seoond-haad
Goods bought and sold.
NEXT TO BREWERY'
CHAMPAGNE, THE TAIII0R.
Qanasnta made by us hays the
Style, Fit and
That Well-dressed Gentlenieu
Appreciate.
M. STEIN,
Dealer In
Stfurnisiiino Goods
Second-hand furniture
-Brewery Ayenu
wwfffypwt-
forfeiture Notice
To William Evans, your hnirt or ulg:
Tou are hereby notlfled that one hundred
dollars wat expanded in labor cnd Improve
ment iirnin the Nlcrht Hawk Lode In order
to hold the said promUet under the provi
sions or section zat, Kevitea atatuxet or me
United States, belni the amount required to
hold the tame for the year ending December
81,1899, and If within ninety day after this
publication you fall or refine to contribute
your proportion of tuoh expenditure at t
co-owner your interest' In said claim"will
become the property of the 'iubiorlberun1
der tald Section 2331.
HabrtH: MoMamn.
First DUbllcatlnn Sept. U 1S00.
Notice to Creditors;
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Estate of Edward L. Hoffman deeBM&'
nrimlnlitffl-rll nf the ftitntn n
Hoffmnn. demented, to the creditors of, and
nil rtcitiafma l.n v4tit filnlma nnnlnft ,lnn ftnirl
citric or ttuworu jj. nonman aeaBtii j,i .-?---"' --- ---r -Notice
It horeby KWen by tho underlndw soc;atrdna'arejwelcoming them with ef
ImlnUtra'rlx of the eitate of Edward L.U.i' A Mr. ntrjhnt.,1 m,Mn
decensed, to pxhlbit themAYltb the neoncsaryitv-a fAu&itlotfy
within f( ur months nfter tho first nublica-1 Bfl equcawon-
tlon of tills sotice to tho said admtnlstratriX'f
nttheotllco oHB. K. Wllllnan.i'n Bisbeo.the
same beintr ti e place for the transaction of
business of said estate in inld county of Co-'
ohlso, REBECCA N. HUQHE8. -
Administratrix of Estate of Ed. L. Hoffman,,
deceased.
Dated at Bisbee, Arisona, this Zitbdayef
September, 1900.
First publication October 6. 1900
Notice to Creditors.
Estate of Patrick Cunningham, deceased
Notion la hnrnhv nrlvnn bv tne Untidrslirnad
Notlco Is hereby si von by the unHdrslvned,
ltnlnUtrntrtx nf the nstate of PatrloU
administratrix of the nstate of PatrloU
Cunningham, decoas d, to the creditors of
and all persons having claims acalnst tho
saiaueoeasea, toexnimt tnem, wnniaennc
euary vouohors, within ten months after the
first publication of this notloe to the said
administratrix ot Bisbee, the samo being
tho place for tit transition of businoss or
said estate, in said county of Cochise,
JUI.1A CUNNINGHAM,
Administratrix of the Estate of Patrick
Cunningham deceased.
Dated at Bisbee, A.'T,, this flrstldttyjof
JrauoationJun.2.im
HARD ON JTERDEliS.
PerMCution- of Some Sheepmen on
tho Western Ranges.
Bts the Gowmti'i-111 TaUes a Html
In the Opjrt!!.vlon Particular
t of the Iliisliivitu of Itais
lno; Hhnep.
The question is often asked: Will at
wi'l be the outcome of thi'- secm.np.j
et'fise .is.s '.tiife between the enti i .- n
an J tr.1 sheepmen? The efu.ten i. .n
LJleu .ei'i reuiing wp evcam,
b,' glw.i .iv"- to the farn.?i 'i .v i
thee.1 tile to ream the on.ocnt d ; uo lc
tlon'ai:'. thr '?i (. i o. pi m -. i .m.
fie p.nte.T.1 tegicr.ol wi wjsj. writes
(, apt. Jain1 11. J'cCKMwCk. in. Am.
'.?'?. Wheiw then? aie heep the at
t i ari c'ipart. Sheep may. exist in
propi. n j tjith cattle hi:: the re
.H' it i -t jjoiilb.e As before ioa,
c . n't :sticnary. while jUs p .-..a
r eL.j.Jiiiy i oinadic. When teed is
she: the sheepman move3 ris P.ock o
gras The catt'e cv.rer. with his vv!c
and . itttred proptrtj, mtv c-t i?o
th.s. j- thrives cr lie "g res-broke n
a single s tit The Ldttleman is
I hand-cappec At tvejy point of the
' struggle. His crop nutuiei more slow- j
, h. To setenre the best tesult- re n "t
wujrtaree'or four eartui his pr.otiuci
i j riperied b age. In not or.r one j ear
out ot four v. ill cattle accumulate any
iejectab!e amount of fat on the west
ern it :.7t; .The price of the liquet
cepirn. much en the condition of the
coin mackex, for range bef rare.y if
tvr goes to the block direct A s" ?le
c.y ss-son irieanalsonofatorgrt-.Mb
for latift. and means also no .1 crease
foi i..e succeeding jear Tne a of
cat'ie barons anc ot enorra;u$ p. otks
In the cattle bus.Liin belovs to the
early day when the plains weie cov.
erea with knee-cep grass with wattr
In every guljy. At present thero is
more money in the fattening' of ?uers
than there
on the'i-an;
is in the rearing of tl em
je I'neer favornble com i-
tions tlicie is mone iu thr cat'.Ie
bus'inei?, but favorable conditions ai.e
rarely present. The plateau region is
now in. its fourth ouccesahc year of
drought. Thus it comes that the cat
tleman as no, longer so determined to
defend 'the heath he very reasonably
holds his own.
The sheep ormer, to begin with ia
at considerable expense, for he has to
maintain a man with ever 2,v0 j b-ad
of hi jveolliesi But he s-bears once or
twice a yearj and atthe present prices
for wool' an 'averag half-brec met no
will bring him annually-- from that
somce,"'al6rIe''$l.a. The'incfCase of his
floekv is fully 40 per cent, per annum.
He need not wait several years, like his
enemy, the cattleman, for entrance to
market. w?His wethers at the pres
ent rates bring him $3.50 lean, and five
dollars when in good condition, but
spring lambs,'' four months old, are
rated in the .eastern markets at even a'
ieate"r price" per head than "s pa'd for
matured, muttons. It is a lasiress of
quickJreturna and ample f-iohts To
be sure, a change in tariff wauld mark
edly' 'ilmUfiriee the" wool quotations,
but were the value of the
. a most
tt? beie"troveifr the sheepmen Vvould
still be on an equality with the cattle
baron. .The tenancy is emphatically
toward the feaTingof' cattle in com
pounds, suah',at re found on the great
ilaiwejl grant of northern 2ew Hex
ico, .while 'tht-soutbwest ranges'ar be
ing given oTsr to the sheep. A few
thousand heads are annually fattened
fot exceptionlMy chtie niutton on the
alfalfa-fiasturis of Arizona and south
central California, but theowners'prs
f er tlrt " lush "spring grass' of the'
plain. Th'erult'ii tht?sins'ndth
t iv'farlcW!"
It, .. ba denisd that ths life -of
thsfsWKWiisr'i fafffem chappy
onj He,I4'dftBineoVahdper9cutec' on
eVei'y'sidesndVeVen the'Ijnited States
govemtnent tates'a hand In the perse
cution Tn4 m'ain trouble 13 with the'
forestry 'dtthi'on of the Interior depart
ment It is generally coacocied that
sheep 'have an' injurious fTect od the
western, watea ,rupply Of courserrain
falls u6n the'sleeji as upon'the'-juU
and unjustfTjout, tne ioretry,,-exprt
generally, m'sfajui, ,(a Thkt, sheep, at
out, all undefbru'ihanCyfjen young
trees, destroying the natural checks
to tOQvrapidstaporationJ the conserv
atorsf.'th" snowfall, ane'even threat
eningvtheXtuiure of the forests, de
priTe&oOheirlyoung growth; (b) that
sheqpVpack the 'soil acd.olear awaj the
grassesfhexeby, creatingV,. conditions
thai; deprve,i'the soil, of pqrositj and
render1 the run-off' too"rap"id for the
public rrsalj ,(). Jhat. sheep herders,
with ther"campfifes are a perpetual
modacs" tothesf orestii and. are'a'pro
liflcl catise of destructive 'fires Sheep
o wera'deny thaUega):ions fspecifl
cally and entirejytye)t the Jdeas are ad
hered tt'o.bylthi men wha lead scientific
thougnOn'thW'directiorf Ee'n now a
commission of- eminent ".scientific ex-1
parts is. pokingj around in he mount
tains o ColbVadb, New Mexico and
Aruona, attempting to -get at the
towaWC-'rheif!., prdper a.trtsinasnt
IUc-SHOWED ITS QUALITY.
w. v. t,r .i
Mxi amattsartois's Switch Ensrlae tilt
Kmt ,- Disappoint Him' Hi
lt Power.
Soia 17 years' ago when Collis P.
23ynHuntinjtoni was president of the
Chesapeake dc'Ohio Railroad company,
J. Kc-tMurraTof-the vice-tpresident'f
staff,i,yith Capt Rogers, a 'California
railroad 'Official, was with him on hist
private, car. Cspt. Rogers Lad been of
fered the general managership of the
' road by Mr Huntington, and he was
going over the line Tire train stopped
and .a-siwirhing,cngin.e.wa3 attached
to theiendfPf'MrJiuntington'a.car to
pull it out
At. 4 bat! moment, relates Chicago
exchange, the party, on. the car, was
broal-'j 'Inf. anc Mr. llun'ington was
ceatei :t i.- lab. i- ji artbt the V r,
i 'LtI 'irviri" i -'oaf; The s-w;t'i-uj
r 'Tii ' i' i ij i', title
'lit i ti" ! ".i " .. ? ' 'X.
.ind U ii:i ;-i:e) "hot U.i. ' n,i. i ap
fT70t Hi l ff'f,'i I lo t)f" I' I
iWt. n the ft . an i ,ie u ,ii .:.t .. j :.,
i fi, (, ( tlis 4v;t"hii A' UiiTit i.t m " e
private enr nu frnm tlio ta r. tin
ru)i: iood the oti.ilii iu.:i ii tucuitt i
til it and thin b'-oko with . "tbo. :
that ent one enil with teirifw font
into Mr" Iluntingtcr's ear.
The 11 in-,' rojie with its metal ond
gra7ert -Mr. Huntington'), head am'
r.hattefcd the meat' plUtter in front of
hnn. He quictlj btgan fo pick up tl c
fragments, and Capt. Ilogcrh k
marked. "Thnt was a narrow escape,
Mr Huntlngloa "
The railroad king, with his manner
unchanged rpplied: "1 don't krow,
captain I would hae ielt prettj moan
if one of tboe new switching eLgtnes
of ours' couldn't pull a bell rope in
half."
MANY RETIRING M. P.'S.
Btrvaral Seotttub Mcralien of Parllm-
ast WlU(ot Hetura to
Their Seati.
Seotlandi wiirsend more new faces to
parliament when Locd Salisbury ad
vle her majesiy to issue her election
flat than ar y other portion of the king
dom, sajs a London paper. Thostwo
eminent authorities ah matters of ma
rine, Sir Thomas Sutherland and 8ir
Donald Currje. have i.gnifiedi their in
tention to retire frm public office.
The latter has aged: considerably of
late, but Sir Thomasjs the same keen
eyed, healthy locking time-defying,
rubicund complextftped Caledonian
that he has been any time these 20
years past The cateer of Sir Thomas
Sutherland is one of the romances of
the contemporarj' eoinn-ercul world
Trom the representation of the P. and
O. in faraway Hong-Kong he has
worked his wa.t up to the presidency
and supreme "direction of one of the
biggest shipping businesses in the
world.
Another Scottish member who will
be missecVin the ucct house is Sir Wil
liam Wedderburn, the leader of the lit
tle band of earnest Indiar rtformeis,
and a retired Indian omcial of man
years' experience, whose knot'.edge of
a! the problems connected v, ti :-, ac
ministration of our great Asiatic ce
pei'-'eroy is quite cyclopaedic. Sir
Holies Cameron, who has for manj
j eat 3 been a conspicuous figure in
ScoMish science and journ? -m, Sir
T. O.bson Ctrmichael. for whom fivt
j ears of the wear; xound at Wejtmir.
ster hae sufficed, and W. McEwan, the
Edinburgh brewer and benefactor, are
also going on the Tttired list
RHODE ISLAND'S HOMING HEN
T Faithful Tovtl Takes FOod'Elke-
nrhare, Out Will Lttr Onl SM
Har-ftattvc Nest.
.About a year and a half ago Kr.
X- -, who lives ori the Riverpoint Sidis
of 'Gough avenue, in Providence,!!. I.,
say the Journal of that city, buiit a
henhouse and embarked in the' keep
ing of fowlnot- the web-footed,
white Wyandotte variety, but just
plain, ordinary hens. A neighbor, Mrs
K- , who lives on the Jericho side, in
order to help the young man start hen
housekeeping, a it were, gav's hid' a'
pullet, which he fed and cared for until
it reached maturity and atf age whsn
it could bc'cxpected, in the natural or
der of things, to-pay its board by con
tributing an tgg occasion-ally to the
family larcter. It wasn't that kind of
a bird, however. Like some other bi
peds, it preferred the coop of fts"birtb
to the henhouse of its adoption, anc",
after feeding on the. substance profld'
ed in the latter, the hen would hieer
across the avenue to Mrs. K 'scoop
and deposit her gg in her native nest.
She had been feeding on X ' corn
and laying in Mrs. K 's coop a long.
time before tne fact was discovered
Then she was watched, and" day' after
day she was seen, to, run over into Jeri
cho, lay an eggr announce the fact in
ths hen vernacular, and then run" back
to where she found food and shelter in
the1 Riverpoint hencoop of her owner.
This Riverpoint hen will lay for no
one but the lady-that-owned-thihen-
that-sat-on-he-egg-.from vrkiob. vthls
homing hen was batched.
Measure o'f Coin. -
Money is measured by troy weight,
in which 24 grains: make a penny
weight, 20 pennyweights-one;buncs
and 12 ounces one pound The silver
dollar Tfcji 5 412,jra ns and.15. 1Q0
as t.c 1 . t can hi expressed intelli
geuv in print weisrhs Tl C14 pounds,
or a fiaemn cv-jr iy6 pounds In
avc iopoij thti' a; e .would weigh
681.20 t.i neiir'. 'iu founds
LIVES IN A SANDY DESERT'
Tia Cactus Rercrres Mo Water to n
tal It la Ve'rdaat Splea
dor,
A rtcent writer has described the
cactus as "the es;etable caniei of the
desert " This plant can not cnlj go
for months without water, but at tho
eM o! the period is capable of iur
r rh:-fr a cupful of Kfrcshing flaid
f-ox it3 roots. S'tjIq-Iv :!re i urra
joi g and "supplejack" cf the drj dic
tr ctj cf Australia can ra;ain ali'.e
'wit! cv vi'ater for pc.-ict'.; sometimes
rn'eajuitd by years, r.d the former,
ever v-c'jr such cniT't c-? :i :aid to
si;icut afiesh althoujh every branch
is cut off. In the account of- the voy
age of Lord Macartney's embassy to
China there Ib an interesting account
of theplants which flourished through
a drought of three year3 on one of the'
Cape vcrde islands, at which the ex
pedition called Among those espe
cially named as surviving are certain
species of palms, inducing the boras
sus, the asclepia3 glgantea, the pbyii
ic-nut tree, the sugar apple tree and
certain kinds of mimosa.' Cultivated
plants, such ascorn, sugar canes'and
plantains, arc stated to have bten,to-r
tally destroyed during th ssune ps
tlod.
ALAND 0E CONTRASTS
An Inside Glimpse of the Social
Life of Mexico.
attar Li-re from nana to Moutli, Out
tk Majority Fat On Xo Alra
tsapllelty and Good
Taste Rules.
Thi is proverbially the land of con
trasts. There is a class living from
hand to mouth, with recurrent visits, to
tho pawnshops,, which hard-headc' -Asturians
or north couatiy bpuniait
manage, and there is-a great majority
who live on what they earn and mak
no fus in eocml ibhow The averag
young Mexlcr i- marm befoi. ho is 25.
andlhe does not take his bride to a
boarding-house; she does not wear dia
monds and a sealskin sack, or affect to
be wealthy by any manifestation of
clothes. She dresses neatly and becom
ingly, and it is to her own little fur
nished house that her young huiband
takes her.
The Mexican, the typical Mexican,
loveb his home He has net just the
word for the place, for he calls it poet
ically his "hugar," or fireside, and he
has no fireplace. But it Is usually a
on-tory house, surrounding a patio,
or courtyard, wherein grow flowers,
where often there is a fountain and
3inging birds encaged make music in
the morning hours. The babies come
alorig with almost astronomical punc
tuality, and they are welcome. Wbsn
Allah- built this world he had in mind
just such genuine homes as these. Ee
never imagined a boarding-house as a
home for young married folk.
I kii&w something of intimate Mex
ico, and so have had occasion to note
that courtesy, everyday politeness, is a
universal article. You do not cut a
man, says the correspondent of the Bos
ton Herald, because he happens to live
in a little house, nor abjectly bow down
to some wealthy owner of a great man
sion and master ot many servants. Es
sentially, the Latin, and therefore the
Mexican, is democratic in public. Cab
inet' ministers shake hands with poor
clerks, and bow to their wives- if they
happen to know them. The high
mightiness of the social magnates in a
small New England manufacturing
town reveals an instinct for snobbery
which, Allah be praised, fsnot included
In our daily reckoning in Mexico.
The president here is & pretty big
mm, I assure you. He holds power
four long years, and reelection is cus
tomary Heitfarulertotbefdllextenr
of the word, but1 hedrives 'about in a'
oarrlage no better than that of many '
a pifoiperous merchant. Hit personal
aiaff is not composed of generals, as. in."
dine Central American countries, but
nd'he is accessible to ccyone who hat '
is reduced to the absolutely ueceVrary,
a- sound reason for taking his time
I don't want-' to paint Mexico as a co
cial' paradise; it is not But although
thftrt arc heartburnings and social riv
alries thenow cosmopolitan capital
crowdsd wlthr foreigners-of many na
tions, the Mexican-social life, that of
the bfst people, is really-tdrriple sad
well sustained. The real old families
put'on no airs'; their great homes are
ample; tbelrrdinners'good, their tssta
cultivated by- travel and observation,
and the poor relation sits down un
abashed at meal time with his for
tunate relative.
How'do'IknbWthls Because I havo
dined with many flnefdld-Mexicah fam
ilies. Enter the-poor relation, an aunt
we will suppose, who has mtde a mar- ,
rlaga that did not turn out well finan
cially. She 'Wears modest black, her
gown Is of cheap" siuff, made at home,
probably. She is greeted with hugs enc
kissss, and enters into the talk of the
family tlnconstralnedly, giving her
views of matters in general, andshows
pleasure at' seeing her nieces barc
omelygowned' Sometlmes'they take
hexto'thstheater'Wlth them or todrivf
In the family carriage
People are not ashamed -of poor rela -
tions; they are part of tie great
scheme of social life, and the Mexican
kc too much of the Moor not to know
that fate rules'our destlnlee, and that
to one manis given-riches and to an
other poverty., So It has been decreed,.
And the Mexican usually has a big,
warm heart Inside his sa atomy
Old' people (well, this Is the paradise
of 'grandpas' and grandmas, a'Sae old
Spanish and -oriental way) are always
reverenced. Their opinions are sought;
theytare the "old guard," and respect
ed accordingly. One consults them on"
Important family matters, the daugh
ter's engagement, the profession for
the boy, the naming of the bEbies. etc.
Jor them the favorite chair or corner,
theleieata undisturbed, the preferred
dish e,t table, and, when they die, you
maj- be sure they are mourned tin-
Mexicans hate nonotlon of being
aehimed'to'ehow'publ.oly a warn af
rectIon"forrtherr tged fathers and
nJotherer'The'greht lawyer meets his'
whfte-haired 'mother in the street car
end kisses her hand deferentially, and
he doee the ?tne with his father. B?g,
handsome girls, fashionably c'ad. meet
their father In 'the street, and. taking
his hand, kiss It. The family tie ir very
strong among the people who have the
right idea of home and family.
From Mosaulto Mission.
Some of the proceedings of the
ecumenical conference, recently held
in New York, were marked by burner.
A member of one of the audiences rose
in his place at the end of a speech, and
asked for the attention of those pres
ent. The presiding officer thought thai
a missionary -was about to speak, and
asked;
"From what outpost do you come?"
"I am from Jersey City," replied the
man from'the Audience perhaps from'
inability to hear the exact words of the
question. N. Y' Tribune.
British Coal Export.
British coal exports are about seven
times' iV valuable aHhey we're 50 years
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