El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 171, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 3, 1898 Page: 1 of 4
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EL PASO TEXAS WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3. 1898.
VOL. XVni. NO. 171
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JOSHUA 8. RAYNOLOS. President;
ULYSSES S. STEWART Oaahier;
F IEST NATIONAL BANK
Capital and Surplus.
h: L. NEWMAN Banker
W. M. AUSTIN. Oe.hior:
A General Banking
nTMexloan Money and Exohange Bought' and 8old. Ocld And Silver
Bullion Bought. SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT.
O. R. MOREHEAO. President;
J.O. LAOKLAND. Oaahier;
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A legitimate banking business transacted in all it branches Exchange on
all the cities of the United States bought at par. Highest prices paid for Mex-
Banco Comercial of Chihuahua
Hjj and sell Mexican Money and Exchange on all the principal cities of lbs
tlepubllc ot Mexico tne
A General Banking:
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MAXIMO KBAKADKR: LU18 TERBAZAS. Jr.
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I.ESINSKY A. SOLOMON B. P.
President. Vice President.
S H. LESINSKY CO.
and JOBBERS OF DRY GOODS.
We carry a complete line of Staple and fancy
jinaa. e solicit tne irnue 01 dealers only ana
H. P. NOAKE
Cor. Overland and Santa Fe 8ts.
sssNew York Tailor
Work speaks for itself
One trial will convince vou.
AT COST FOR
On account of remodeling our store we
will sell everything in the line of
Dry Goods Clothing Hats Caps Gents'
Furnishings Boots and Shoes Ladies'
Waists in Silks Lawns and Percales
Ladies' Dress Skirts Brocaded Silks
Fancy and Plain Brilliantine and Linen
Crash at - - -
STRICTLY MANUFACTDRERS COST !
Call and see us you
a represented at
? Boston Store
AUGUST 1st. 1898.
M. W. FLOURNOY. Vice-President
J08. F. WILLIAMS Asst. Cashier.
H. I NEWMAN Jr. Asst. Oashier.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN Vice-President;
J. H. RU88ELL Aast Oashier.
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MICHELSON 8. J. FREUDENTHAL
Secretary. General Manager
Grocertea and guarantee all oar goods first-
gire especial aiwnuoa w mall orders.
Mitchell and Old Hick-
Whips and Robes...
I have the only machine for
putting on Kurbrr Tires in
Old City Hall Building.
San Antii m.
will find everything
J J A POINTER
There is a
big drop in
the price of
Flour and we
can now sell
50 His Pride orrenver. . $1 25
50 lbs Jack Frost 125
50 lbs Boss Patent 150
18 lbs Choice Preserving
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i the v-. 3 h. . . . ft
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. Oor. Pan Antonio irnnnlRI
and Stanton Street
$20 Shampooing 25c.
The latest and best. Cleans
the hair and leaves It soft as
silk. A Perfect Dressl ng.
O Grocery Co. O
O Cor. Overland and
Oregon Sts. Q
Every One Can Now
18 cents per day
$1.25 each week
$5.00 per month
PRICES: $12. $14 $20 $25
840 o0 $7.". $125. From Juven-
ile to Tandems including Chain-
Sole snd Exclusive Agents
for Columbia Crescent
Toledo and Summit
EL PASO TEXAS.
v AND SON
San Francisco Street
EL PASO TEXAS.
On terms to suit all
Piano Tuning Polish In ( and
M Repairing. M
g W. G. DUNN I
3 SO Ban Antoulo St.
A. H. WHITMER D. D. S.
Dentistry in all its branches.
Ollico over Santa Fe City Ticket Offloe.
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3d EDITION 4:30 p. m.
SPAIN'S REPLY HERE
f Now Being Translated-
WASHINGTON Aug. 3 10 a. m.
Until long after the midnight the sec-
retaries of the French embassy were at
work last night on Spain's answer to
President McKiuley's peace terms.
The message of course was received
in cipher. It means much work to
translate the note from the code into
Spanish and then into English. In
nmte care is necessary lor the reason
that a change of a single word might
wreck the negotiations.
Before the close of the day M. Cam-
bon will probably place the note in
the hands of the president.
Unofficial reports received at the
White House are to the effect that
Spain has accepted the terms. In that
event the war may practically be
brought to an end this week. There
will be work for the army for many
months to come however in Cuba
Porto Rico and the Philippines but
the impression is strong that the last
battle with Spain has been fought
Ustil the treaty is signed sealed and
delivered with the approval of the
senate however the army and nary
will be on guard
Spanish diplomacy is regarded as an
uncertain quantity and the president
will keep his forces in position to re
sume the conflict without delav.
While Spain is declared to ave ac
cepted the main propositions without
reserve there are rumors that the Ma
drid cabinet is maneuvering to save
something out of the wreck
Sagasta it is said will ask the pri
vuege 01 retaining all war
material in the islands to be evacuated
and he will likely make an effort to es-
cape part of the debts of Cuba and
Porto Rico. It is also stated that be
has asked for details as to the time and
manner in which the Spanish troops
must be withdrawn from the West In
So far as has been learned through
administration sources of information
however Spain has raised no question
that cannot be settled by a peace com
mission representing the two coun
Captain Sigsbee To Get the Texas.
New York Aug. 3. Captain Sigs
bee now of the St. Paul formerly
commander of the Maine will probably
succeed Captain Philip as commander
of the battleship Texas. Captain Philip
ill be promoted to the rank of com
modore next month and by the naval
egulat'ons he must give up his ship.
Captain Sigsbee is also about to lose
is ship the St. Paul which is to be
returned to the American line. He
was promised the command of an ar-
mored cruiser or battleship as scon as
vacancy occurred. The Texas is the
rst vessel of this class to nunt
Will Muster Her National
Into The American Army.
San Francisco Aug. 3. Hawaii
ill have the honor of furnishing a
part of the garrison troops for those is-
lands. Maj. Gen. Merriam reqeived
word from Washington to muster in a
battalion of infantry among-the Hawai-
ians and nominate officers for it.
There are now about 400 men in t.h
Hawaiian national euard. and m a
attahon of infantry numbers about
00 men all the guard will have a
chance to enlist.
Asked By The Cubans For The Peace
Nw York Aug. 3. President Mc-
Kinley will soon le asked to include
the provisions on which peace will
be reestablished with Spain the free-
ng of all Cubans imprisoned -by that
country for offenses which may be
classed as political. In all the Snin.
lsh penal colonies Ceuta and the like
there are about 500 Cubans who have
been captured during the last three
FIRE PROOF WOOD.
Will Be Used Hereafter On All War
Washington Aug. 3. As one re
sult of the lessons taught by the naval
battle of Santiago directions have
been issued by Secretary Long that the
pecincations for the construction of
three new battleship and four moni-
tors authorized by congress at the last
session should provide for the. 11HA rtf
re proof wood.
AN IRISH YACHT
Will Challenge For the Ameri-
London August 3. Your correspon-
ent had an interview this morning
with Ssir Thomas Lipton who
proposes to challenge for the America's
cup with a new yacht to be called the
Shamrock. England and Scotland he
said had failed to capture the trophy.
They ohould now give Ireland a chance.
The whole affair from the challenger's
point of view should be distinctly
Porto Ricans Prefer Annexation to
Ponce P. K. Aug. 1 via St. Tho-
mas Aug. 3 The St. Louis arrived
here this morning bringing the Porto
Rican refugees Antonio Mattia a
wealthy merchant; Kapbeal Mu
noz Mateo Faiardo Jose F.
Marie! and biz others
These men started a revolution in Por
to Rico a year ago. They went to San
Domingo but came back were caught
by the Spanish and put in jail but were
released and have been in New York
upon tneir arrival today they were
received by the populace as heroee.
Thejsands played American airs pro
minent men made speeches of welcome.
people fell on their necks and hugged
and kissed them and wept tears of joy
xneir progress to ineir cornea was
one continual ovation. The returned
refugees had a conference this after
noon with leading citizens of the town
They said later that there was no ques
tion but 90 per cent of the people want
ed annexation. They feel that the
United States is their deliverer and
would rather join the American repub
lic than have self government.
Accompanying them was Mr. Sut
ton United States minister to Hayti.
Besides the i refugees the St. Louis
brought General Brooke and the Third
Illinois volunteers. Gen. Brooke land
ed and reported to General Wilson. The
St. Louis also brought Mr. Robinson
irom w asmngton to 'establish a post
umce aere. general wnson said a
post office would be opened tomorrow
NOT READY YET.
Long Discussion Over Territorial
Galveston Texas Aug. 3. (Spe
cial to the Herald.) The democratic
state convention went into permanent
organization this morning adopting
the reports of the credentials and per
manent organization committees as
agreed upon last night.
ine platform committee was not
ready to report and after considerable
miscellaneous speech making the con-
vention adjourned to 3 p. m.
-Lue committee on piatiorm will re
port adversely to Bailey's anti-im-
perlalism resolution and he will make
a minority report and defend it with an
The discussion is likely to absorb all
the afternoon and nominations will
not likely be made before tomorrow.
Races for minor offices are unchanged
from first reports of relative
strengtn oi rival candidates and it
is about assured that the
following will be nominated: For
lieutenant governor J. N. Browning:
attorney general Thomas S. Smith;
comptroller 11. W. Ficley; railroad
commissioner Allison May field; super
intendent of public instruction Joseph
Kendall; associated justice of the su
preme court Thomas J. Brown.
LI HUNG CHANG
The Friend Of America Aoain In
San Francisco Aug. 3. Pekin ad
vices brought by the steamer Doric
July 18 throw fresh light on the cable
news that Li Hung Chang is once more
in power and acting as chancellor un-
der the empress Dowager. This was
brought about through the weakness
of the emperor who is recognized
totally unfit to deal with large matters
The empress dowager who is a very
able woman convinced him that he
must retire Wong who for several
years has been the head and front of
the party opposed to all foreign re-
forms and improvements. Foreigners
and the progressive oartv in China
are delighted. IS'o more radical or
more necessary first step toward pro
gress could have been taken.
The emperor was at last made to see
the old fossil Wong in his true light
and induced to rid himself of his "old
man of the sea" who wanted to be
head America's friend Li Hung Chang
during the Japanese war.
Will Occupy Havana.
Washington August :t. Prepara
tions are being made to dispatch Major
General Fitzhugh Lee and the seventh
army corps to Cuba immediately after
the conclusion of peace. The embarka-
tion will be within a week if Spain
Bends a favorable answer. Gen. Lee
will be given the honor of entering
Havana with the troops of bis com-
mand. CAVALRY TO RETURN.
Roosevelt's and Wheeler's Com-
mands to Summer on Long
Washington Aug. 3. It Is stated
today that Col. Roosevelt and his
rough riders are ordered from Santiago
to Montauk Point L. I. They will
come with Wheeler's cavalry all of
whom are ordered to take the first
transport coming north.
Causes Business In The East To Be
Cleveland Aug. 3. A terrific rain
and electrical storm raged about
noon today between here and
the Atlantic coast. At sev
eral points notably Philadelphia
all trolley telephone and telegraph
business was practically suspended for
a time tbe lightning being almost in
Philadelphia's city hall is flooded six
feet deep and many business houses
throughout the city are In a similar
predicament. The postofHce Market
and 9th streets are abandoned. Em
ployees are quitting work.
Reports from points east ot Cleve
land show that the electric storm has
been extensive and very destructive.
Nominate t Populist State Officers.
Lincoln Neb Aug. 3. Following
is the state ticket of the allied silver
forces nominated today:
W. G. PoynterJ governor; A. E. Gil
bert lieutenant governor; C. J. Smy-
the attorney general; W. F. Porter
secretary of state; J. F. Cornell audi
tor; J. . Wolfe land commissioner;
W. R. Jackson superintendent of state
instruction: J. R. Meserve treasurer.
With the exception of the first two
tne t'.cKet is tne same ai the present
stat3 administration. All are dod-
ulists except Gilbert who is a silver
republican and Smythe a democrat.
MAY BE NO FIGHT
'At San Juan.
Ponce P. R. via St. Thomas Aug.
3 It is not expected that any ex
tensive movement toward San Juan
will be begun until after the arrival of
cavalry. Meantime reports come from
San Juan showing that it is not un-
iineiy mat tnt.t place win receive our
soldiers as Ponce did. People from
San Juan are arriving at Ponceso it is
But It Is The First Time.
Washington Aug. 3. The navy
department this afternoon will surren-
der the vessels Harvard (New Yokr)St.
Paul and St. Louis to their owners tbe
American line. This event shows that
the end ot the war is near.
London Aug. 3. A dispatch from
Havana reports the arrival there of
the German cruiser Geier. Gustave
Bock who had made several unsuc
cessful efforts to go to Havana from
Key West was landed by tbe German
warship. He has extensive business
interests in Havana. The dispatch al
so reports an attack on the Matanzas
batteries by two American cruisers.
which were repulsed.
Must Trust Congress.
Washington Aug. 3 Among
public men today the statement is
heard that the peace commissioners to
be appointed on behalf of the United
States will have to serve without
knowing in advance what compensa-
tion they will receive. No money for
this object can be voted unless the
house is in session when the senate
meets in extra session. However
that can be arranged in December for
plenty of wealthy and prominent men
can be found who are perfectly willing
to trust congress for money. '
Great Beer Syndicate
Chicago Aug. 3. Negotiations for
the formation of another large beer
syndicate in this city promise to cul
minate successfully this week. Twen
ty-seven breweries are embraced in the
deal including what are known as the
independent breweries. The purchase
price is said to be about 83000000.
New York parties are said to be back
of the deal.
Extra Session to Be Called.
Washington Aug. 3. The presi
dent stated to a senator that he would
call an extra session of the senate
just as soon as the treaty of peace Is
negotiated but he was unable to fix a
time. The senator received the im-
pression that it might not be for three
Casper. Wyo. August 3. The pop
ulists democrats and silver republi
cans oi Wyoming met in state conven
tion here today for the nomination of a
The Queen of Denmark 111:
London Aug 3. The queen of Den
mark mother of the princess of Wales
is seriously ill. The princess was sum
moned to Copenhagen this morning..
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Marriage Licenses ' ;
County Clerk Park Pitman has a lit
tle hope that the marriage license issue
will be a little more numerous now as
he had three today. He says they come
in epidemics. For the last week there
has been so few of them that be came
near losing hope that they would ever
revive. However today he is-
sued the following licenses to couples
to go down life's pathway hand in
Pedro Almaguer to Miss Felicita
Daniel Holguin to Miss Maria
Poferio Gulria to Miss Beatriz Du-ran.
Fred Julian of New York is in
F. B. Stuart of Alamotrordo. came
down this morning from Las Crnces.
J. D. Bryan district attorney of
Dona Ana county N. M. is in the city.
Mrs. Andrews left on this morning's
train to visit her parents in Las . Crn
M. B. Davis agent of the Wells Far
go express has returned with his fami-
ly from Ssnta Monica
P. F. Garrett sheriff of Dona Ana
county N. M. was a passenger on tbe
south bound Santa Fe this morning.
C. B. Eddy left this moraine over the
Northeastern for Alamogordo and oth-.
er points in eastern Dona Ana countv.
A. P. Coles was among tbe de
partures on the T. P. today for New
York where be goes to meet Mrs.
Coles and spend a few weeks in the
Pierson: S. C. Dessaint. Dallas: C.
G. Pillot: J. S. Manful 'and four";
W. J. Collins City; C. E. Masick St.
St. Charles: C. R. Cooley C. Jime
nez; J. itobmson Dublan; Alex
Fergusson Mexico: Mrs. R. C. Banks.
San Marcial N. M.
Lindell: i S. Hancock Payson Utah;
F. D. Hay more Mexico; John Crosson.
J. A. Taylor Bonora: J. A. Rex. E. H.
Fisher Denver: J. A. Gumer White
Oaks N. M.; E. D. Aten Ysleta.
Center Block: J. G. McMurtry
Kansas City; H. Murphy Denver; D.
Saffold Chihuahua; F B. Stuart Ala-
mogordo: Dr. J. C. Bynum and wife
Daisy Raibon Roswell; E. T. Weems.
Grand Central: F. Stienhardt Sig.
Simon San Francisco; John Derhest.
Demmg N. M.: W. R. Edmunds H.
Murphy Denver; S. H. Russell Brid-
geport. Conn.: J. F. Browning and
wife Valentine; W. A. Harcb Albu-
querque; J. W. Woods St. Louis; J. J.
Tidwell and wife Texas.
Vendome: Mrs. Shaffer Mrs. Beau
mont Parsons Kansas; O. B. Hardy
Nogales: E. Leigh Germany; H. E.
Overstreet and son J. D. Okes Chica-
go: A. A. Marx New Orleans; W. A.
Greer E. KJ Colburn New . York;
Madame Jeannie Roux Chi
huahua; Mrs. J. Duff Mexico:. Mrs.
M. Hamilton Prescott; P. M. del
Campo C. M. J. M. del Campo Mex
ico; red Julian o. M. '1 alley. Em
poria Penn; W. U. Glass St. Louis.
"Have you noticed the regular erang
of chronic jurymen in this town?" said
a business man this morning. "It is
wortn your wane to notice them. They
know more about the cases and when
they are to be called than the judges
and lawyers and are invariably on
hand to serve a jurors. Tbey will put
themselves directly in the way of the
constable when they know he is look
ing lor jurors and in some Instances
ask him if they cannot serve.
"borne oi them too make vary good
jurors. Tbey bave nothing on their
minds excepting the case which is be-
ing tried and the fee and they listen
tD the evidence with all. the attention
possible. The longer they serve on a
case the greater tbe fee and why
shouldn't tbey be contented? I bave
noticed this for years and the same old
faces appear today that appeared when
I first made up my mind to watch '
'One of these professional jurymen
was talking to me one day about a
oertain case that was to come in tbe
afternoon and explained the whole af-
fair to me telling me who he thought
was the guilty party. I became so in-
terested in the case from his version of
it that I concluded to attend the trial
which I did.
'The first man my eyes rested urxm
was the professional juror to whom I
had been talking. He was with the
crowd to be examined for a juror in
tbe case and I wondered what business
he ' had there. Finally it
came his turn and the
lawyer asked 'Do you know either of
the parties in this case?' 'No.' 'Do
you know anything about tbe case?''
'No. 'Are you prejudiced either for
or against the parties in this case?'
'No. ' He was accepted and the man
he told me was guilty sure enough
Pabla Gomez who was so hard to
cage yesterday in her drunken state
was assessed 9'2.
Candalero Garcia was arrested
by Officer Rico for being drunk and
down and paid a fine of $1.
Alice Conley. arrested by Fulgham
on a charge of being drunk and disord-
erly will bave a bearing this evening.
Bert Loom is was lined So last even
ing by Acting Recorder Wallace for
being drunk and disorderly on the
H. Adelman arrested by Cole on a
charge of swindling was released.
Cruz Rivera arrested by Ross on a
charge of theft from person was also
Two John Does appeared on the
docket this morning. One was drunk
and down and the other was drunk and
sleeping in tbe park. ' The former was
fined $1 and the latter will have a
hearing this evening.
Santa Fe Wreck.
The Santa Fe west bound express
was wrecked near Winslow. Ariz..
Tuesday morning. The train struok a
broken rail. Tne engine and the mail
and express cars passed over safely
but the coach chair car and two Pull-
mans were derailed and thrown ' into
the Rio Purco.
The only person killed so far as
known was Ray Godding son of' the
Santa Fe Btation agent at Kingman '
Ariz.; There were forty-three persons -
on the train and nearly all of these
were more or less injured some very
it is believed that the wreck was far
more serious than the meager reports
received would indicate.
City Clerk Catlin . today issued the
following building permits:
Mrs. M. L. iiarmsen for an adobe
residence on block 1 of the Morehead
addition to the city of El Paso to cost
W. H. Tanner also took out a permit
to build a brick residence on block 14(
of the Campbell addition to cost 81000.
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