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Tiksday, Am. 9, 1892.
the fair, and, says the Chicago Times:
These excursioni would, with the
immense turnout of Chicago wage
earners, swell the Sunday attendance
to 400,000 people. This for twenty
Sundays only would make 14,000,000
in gate receipts alone. Reducing
the other six Sundays to half that
estimate for probable bad weather
and it would make G00,000, which,
for the twenty-tux Sundays, would
make a total of nearly 5,000,000.
On concession a member of the ways
and moans estimates the total receipts
would exceed 10,000,000. For the
twenty-six largest days or Sun
days it would reach 2,000,000, mak
ing a grand total for the exchequer
of the exposition approximately
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32os WELL 2ST
a clean, honorable and Mr.iight. cam
paign fight will be in :nlt; and ietory
will bo the result. X w Mexican.
It lias fhnost become a maxim
that if you want to make an enemy
of a man the safest way to do it is
to do him a favor. One of the best
illustrations of this saying is the ()
tic of this city. The paper says of
itself that "it has no friends to re
ward, no enemies to punish." This,
as everybody knows, is entirely un
true, as it is run as a free lance to
The Michigan legislature has just make all it' can out of the eommun-
tinished redisricting the state, to the ity regardless of any one or any
For President of the United States
For Viee President of the United
OF NKW YORK.
satisfaction of both parties.
Southern congressmen struck down
Cleveland's hopes in Illinois when
they cut down the World's fair ap
thing, and regardless of the welfare
of the place. If it is not toadied to
it immediately turns in to abusing
the party who won't bend the knee,
using its influence to injure the per
son it dislikes, making itself the per
during its tirst session.
Resides killing two silver bills, sonal organ of its proprietor to abuse
congress has spent 40,000,000 more his enemies an abuse of the privi
than did the billion dollar congress leges of a newspaper that has been
outlived in all except western and
extreme rural communities. In pol
ities it has been the same. Instead
of helping to hold up the party it
claims to be a member of at times,
it has come out editorially and stated
Arkansas holds its state election
three weeks hence. As three tickets
are in the field there, it will be seen
just how strong the Populists are.
The Optic says the New Mexican that its editorial columns were for
does not like the Optic, and if it had sale the same as a merchant's dry
added the names of the balance of goods.
the papers who give it left handed Recently our attention has been
compliments, there would be hardly forcibly drawn to its ingratitude in a
a paper in the territory not on the very noticeable manner. While at
present it is carrying the Republican
ticket on its editorial page it has
taken every occasion to reprint and
reproduce all the scurrilous and
abusive articles it can find against
prominent Republicans whom it dis
likes, and all of whom have be
friended it in the past. Look at the
There- has never been a better
feeling among the Republicans of
the territory and county or more
united action than there is this fall,
ami if they wisely let the Democrats
do all the fighting among themselves
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uiu in- mum.aiiB mil ttlll V Hit' It'lll- i . , , . , . , ,
. ' , . . 1 list: A lonff abusive article, clear
J J I from nnr.nnunli -irroinuf .imlrrn
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It must be tough on the associate I O Unen, sneers and insinuations
editor of the Optic if he has to refer against Judge Lee and Hon. L. C.
back in the files of that paper a few Fort, an abusive article last night
years back and stumbles onto the against Hon. G. W. Prichard, while
many complimentary (?) notices of Hon. T. B. Catron comes in as often
himself the Optic contained at tin t as possible
time. Hut there is consolation in Do the Republicans of San Miguel
the fact that there are lots of good county and the territory in general
men whose names are mentioned in think this the proper way to build up
the same columns in the same man- the party? And where is the Repub
ner. I lican the Optic has not a grudge
against? We think either the paper
i lie Canadian caoinet lias decided should stop abusing prominent Re
to abolish the rebate of 18 cciUs a publicans or get into the Democratic
ton on all gram shipped by the St. I ranks, which it is generally believed
Lawrence canal to Montreal, and in- it intends to do this fall if the Dem-
stead the government decided to n,.riu rn a , It. ,1.1..
abolish the reba'e system of 20 cents f,lnl
mi grain passing through the St
Lawrence canal, no matter whether TH3 EEPUBLICAN CONVENTION.
bound to Canadian or American
ports. 1 his removes the discrimina- 1 he Kepublican convention for the
tion in favor of Montreal complained nomination of a delegate will be held
"Where Tee Pe:::i:::: Go.
in J. as egas on 1 hits !ay, August
25 next. J his dale is earlier than
the date upon which the Democratic
convention is to be held by twenty
It means that the Republicans
propose to take the field early and
canvass the territory thoroughly and
fully. A campaign of education
will be made and the people in every
precinct will be fully enlightened
upon the questions of the day and
the policy thit the Democrats pro
pose pursuing in regard to New
Mexico, and which, if successful,
would make paupers of New Mexico
sheep raisers and wool growers and
shut down eveiy lead and silver
A Chicago man of figures computes I mine.
that the World's fair managers by It means that the spending of
closing the gates on Sundays during boodle will be left to the Democratic
the six months of the exposition leaders, who hold the convention of
would be out about 7,000,000. Sun-1 their party at a late date, and who
days, he says, were the great days for propose to again buy up the so-called
the Paris expo.ition, where the av- People's party, or White Cap ele-
erage Sunday attendance was 137,- inent, as they did during the last
280 and the maximum 400,000. campaign, and by which means they
There has not been a Sunday since rolled up iiuch a tremendous majori
of by President Harrison in his re
cent message to congress.
The news that George Gould had
about decided to try his hand at
managing his father's theater, the
Grand opera house, did not prove as
much of a surprise to his friends as
it did to the public. Ever since Mr.
Gould married Edith Kingdon, the
actress, ho has taken a great deal
more interest in theatrical matters
than before that event. He has al
ways had the latest theatrical gossip
and all the plans of the important
managers at his tongue's end, and ho
has been rtputed by the profusion
to know a little about the business.
tho gates of Jackson park have been
open that the attendance did not
compare favorably with the crowd at
the Philadelphia exposition in its
light days. Preparations have been
made to run Sunday excursions to
ty for Mr. Joseph in San Miguel
The Republican convention will
make a first class nomination and
then the party will go into the cam
paign with a determination to win;
The Tanning Extract works are in
course of erection and the machinery
to put in active preparation for busi
ness is under way. Leases of land
for tho cultivation of tho canaigre
The annual stalcim i,!. ,l Unit- root a being made the seed is he
ed States pension agency in Topeka i 'ni gathered and planted and is ac
shows that the di.-biiiM im nl for the tal'y growing.
past pear reached nearly I. y '00,000. The water works and irrigation en
The Topeka agency m-ikes payment If rprise of Col. P. R. Smith has re
for the states of K n;-:i, M i-soiiri, 1 cently developed conclusive proofs
Colorado, Arkansas, New Mi ico and of vitality, and that, though time
Indian territory, mid I'm.- report also .'may be required, their eventual sue
shows that this agency li -ad all oth- cess, and that not far away, is no
ers in the United Si.--.lcs in the longer a question.
amount paid out. 1 lie statement is The Deming Mexico railroad is
as follows: now assured. The latest news fiom
Number of pensioners on Juno f!0, tho east is to the effect that an ac
1802, 111,400; general law invalids, 1 eornmodation, or combination, cf the
34,080; general law unions without various interests involved has been
minor children, :i,!M"; f.eneral law , reached, and interested parties renrc
widows with minor eliildien, 1,205;
general law minor children (guard
sentingall interests involved are now
on their way here, prepared to begin
ians), 295; general law mothers, 1,-' active construction
, , . i t r.i ii... t i'
general .aw i.micis, Deminir has durin-r tho nast three
I ... tenn. T t: 1 . ... i.
June M. jonu; in.mu, i:.uu: i ,,., ,i ,i,j, . jl .
widowswithout minor childn-n, 2,-! m(M)ts ,U1(1 rhu Bore,
GOG; Widows will, in, nor rhil.Irfii, 1c.hU.j tl(J tem,er of her peol,lo. They
i.seu; in.uoi c.m.m-n seemed at times to be
114; mothers, :'.0!; lathers,
through the "vallev of the shadow of
Survivors of the war of lsl2, 1 1 ; (lealll ... But the sun is risen at last,
widows war of 1812, '!".! . Survivors : it ...i f ,.,:
1 1. at, i rj it wu 1 1 ij jnjrjrl U ilj U Mil at III I a
seeming not improbable, that the
near future will be as bright as the
past years havo been darkened by
disappointment and hope deferred.
Mexican war, 1,05"; w idows Mexi
can war, 830. N umber on rolls J uue
30, 1891, 02,550; nuinb.-r added to
rolls during year, 35,41 7; loss to
rolls during year by d alii, G,4u7;
net gain, 29,010. Amount disbursed
during year, $14,991,210.29.
Rainmakers at Wen::.
We printed yesterday an item say
ing that the ciiizens of l'mt.
Kas., had contracted with .Me.ijourm
to produce a rain at that place. The
folio Aing dispatch show s the compa
ny is in earnest and has gone to
work on its contract:
Today a committee of ciiizens en
tered into a contract w iili the Artifi
cial Rain Co., of G.,m!aiid, Kas.,
represented by E. F. Murphy and L.
Morris, whereby tin y a-n e p, pay
the sum of $ 1 ,0oo to said r.iiu compa
ny providing it in a stip dated time
produces a rainfall of an average
depth of one-half inch over an area
of 500 square miles.
The rainmakes he:; in opi rations
at 2 o'clock this attention it a point
six miles below the city. They took
with them about (i'ui pouud-i of chem
icals, a complete lain u i tory for the
generation of gts and an electric
At 8 o'clock this evening heavy
clouds were observed moving east
ward, and for the lii-t tine in a
week indications of rain arc abound
ing. The people ol liiU city and
county are deeply int. -ietei in the
result, for if rain laiis to materialize
the crops are ruined.
The Headlight has the following
The Ore Sampling winks tired up
a few days ago and a: c now in ac
tive operation and ready for any ex
tent of orders.
Railroad Woes in Aeizona.
A dispatch from Phoenix says:
Gov. N. O. Murphy writes from
the north of the territory that the
railroad is building as rapidly as men
c"lt' ; and teams can push the work. Over
18,000 steel rails arrived yesterday
and they will put them down in a
few days. In a short time the grade
will be begun on this side of Pres
colt and the workers will push for
ward to meet the grade started from
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