El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 20TH YEAR, No. 110, Ed. 1 Friday, May 11, 1900 Page: 4 of 8
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EL PASO DAILY HERALD FRIDAY. MAY 11. 1900.
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A Partv Of Visitors Grow Enthusi
astic Over the Mountain Resort
Tne most enthusiastic party of
mpn that ever visited the Cloudcroft
rpntna were Assistant General Mnn(r
r Overman of the Texas Pacific;
liriruvrd A.lieon. renewl advertising
utFA.-t of the MUeourl Pacific; Edward
J Davis the millionaire mine owner
Vrti1nt Small of the El Pa?
Fnuudrv and Machine company and
nnerat Sun-riot -ndaat Grei of toe
Writ 0.iit8. Mr. Overman with Mrs.
d tbeir daughter acd
maid were In their private car
All hid b-en together durlne thair
-tat not..' line. Thev were all jzue-tof
Prt-iririfc Eddv. After their return
Mr. Day is said:
I'Bf. h-r.n in Switzerland at Aetna
and ot.'fcr European mountains; at
uirci air arid other Llaces in this
country aid Mexico; but nowhere
hava seen the ragged pioture-que
jfratdeur of the country we have just
virUtd. It was a revelation; theunlold-
inofa panorama so grand and won-
derful that only a master of the lan-o-uaee
iao co it ever faint justice.
Thon that railroad. It is the nerviest
piece of work I ever saw; marvelous
it may weil ba called. Any one who
has the opportunity to see that won-
derful pleoe of engineering and falls to
take advantage of It and to enjoy that
aerial picture must be an enemy of
progress and the subllms in na:ure."
Messrs Overmao and Allison were
equally as enthusiastic "A man
cannot die at Cloudcroft unless ha is
one of those contrary balnga who
float up stream s mply beoauss such
conduct is opposed to the laws of
nature" was the epigramatic ex-
pression of Mr. Allison.
Mr. Small was thinking about it
still when he said he liked it well
enouarh to btgin plans for the erection
of a cottage there.
MANAGER EVANS'S OPINION.
J. W. Eans assistant general man-
ager of the Texas and Pacific railway
returned from a sight-seeing trip over
the White Oaica road this morning.
The principal and objective points on
the routa b-iDg Cloudcroft and Alamo-
gordo Capitan was overlooked on aa-
count of .Mr. Evans's desire to reaoh
El Paso this morning.
In speaking of the journey and im-
pressions gained in conversation he
said amonj; other things: ' -Cloudcroft
is the most delightful place I have yet
visited in this country. Healthful in-
vigorating picturesque and marvelous
in floenio beauty briefly these are my
sentiments in describing tne Deauuiui
nliiiiA. The mechanical engineering is
also a most scientific pleoe of modern
railroading. . . .
"Ki Hiu is harjDilr bleBaea with a
combination of rich advantages being
in the midst of almost everything
naturel provides for the usefulness of
mankind. Mining in all Its branches
etock raising lumbering grand sub-
lime climate and forests of gigantic
pictareequeness surrounding your city.
Surely tnis i an assured indication of
what is to come to your thriving push-
ing and never ceasing energetic town.
"My last visit here was some three
months ago and I see a most decided
improvement on all sides and
in all branob.es of industry.
El Paso to my mind will be
the greatest city in Texas and not a
very long time distant."
Mr.' Evacs in speaking of affalrB gen-
erally in connection with his road eaid:
'In every department things are
moving" nicely and business increasing
steadilv." The assistant general man
?er is an unpretentious gentleman
and If hl9 courtesy and pleasantness of
disDosition and gentlemanly instincts
count for anvthlnr he must certainly
be a most popular official with hia em-
ulnverq and all alike. Mr. Evans is
acoomnanied bv bis charming wife and
ehild and will probably leave El Paso
in his private car 400 tomorrow morn-
ing. OHI WHAT A DIFFERENCE.
across the Mississippi at New Orleans.
Tne work ha- progressed 60 far tbat
ths Phoenix (P) Bridge company has
made an estimate of the steelwork.
The plans at this time provide for a
structure. tiDcludlng approaches of six
and a half m.les in length of the fol-
lowing dimensions: Length cf steel
structure 2 1-10U miles length of main
channel span 1066 feet; length of
short spans 607 feet each; total
length of main bridge 2230 feet; ex-
treme height of towers to support the
cantilever 176 feet; clear height of
span above high water 85 feet; depth
of foundation below river bei 70 feet:
depth of water at low water 100 ftet.
Tne gret depth to whi h the founda-
tion must be suok below the river bed
will make this feature of the work one
of extreme dar-.ger. Several years'"
time will ba required to complete the
FOR LOST HAND
Hook and Ladder Co.
Alexlcan Sues the Sierra Madre
Line For the Loss Of Her Child's
The district court took up yesterday
the civil suit of Catarlna Ryes vs. the
El Paso Southern railroad (Sierra
Madre line) for damages. The suit is
brought on behalf of a little Mexican
child living Id Ctalbuahuita near the
railroad who bad bis hand cut off by a
train. His mother has brought two
suits one in his name for his injuries
ana one in her own.
Patterson and Wallace appear for
the plaintiff and Patterson and Buckler
for the railroad company.
Sunday May 13
The Finest Excursion Leaving
El Paso This Season.
We oarry the Mcliinty liana with us
and perfect arrangements made
for those not caring1 to bother
with lucch baskets for elegant
lunch at Cloudcroft.
See the beautiful scenery and the mar
velous mountain climb direct to
Trains leave at 7:00 and 7:30 a. m.
Arrive El Paeo 9:00 p. m.
Fare round trip $3.50
Tickets on sale at Schutz Bros.' and
Campbell & Grayson's Drug
C. A. Building.
for rebuilding the
railroad'Y. M. C. A. building at Cle
burne has been let and work
will be begun at once. The new struc
ture will be of brick and will be much
more costly than the one that was
destroyed by fire a short time ago
Col. Tom Campbell attorney for the
complainants in the double-header
appl cation peed Ida- before the com
mission has submitted his brief and
tne w role matter is now before the
commission for its decision.
15c Per Dozen S
f W. N. CARL'S $
raiwy ana staple
Francis Building Crosby Ave.
Mexican States In
of American Train-
"I had often heard of the way en-
fine and train men were thrown into
jail in Mexico whenever an accident
occurred" said a Mexican Central fire-
man the other day "and I must confess
I felt rather uncomfortable at the idea
of accepting a job down there. There-
fore I was very much surprised at what
I saw a few weeks ago.
'In the yards at Chihuahua the
switch engine ran over and killed a
Mexican. When I eaw it I was just
wondering wta'. the engineer and fire-
man would do and what could happen
to them. From what I -had always
heard I fully expected to see them
both thrown into jail and held for
many weeks at the very least.
To my surprise inside of three
hours they were back to work and no-
thing more was said about it. Had
this haopened just across the state line
ia Coabuila D J ran go or further down
there would probably have been a dif-
ferent story to tell."
Shippers Of Mules And Horses Have
Now Thirty Days To Return In
stead Of Twenty-Five
The following bulletin of interest to
shippers has been posted at the G. H.
& S. A. by Supt. Martin.
"It has been agreed to by all lines in
Texas to increase the limit for return
of shippers in charge of horses or
mules to thirty instead of twenty-five
days. The printed live stock contracts
in use contain printed limit of twenty-
five days on horses and mules. Agents
in Texas have been instructed to erase
twenty-five and insert thirty days in
writing. You will honor such con-
tracts when amended by agents."
New Bridge Projected.
The Southern Pacific's engineers
are preparing plans for a bridge!
Sparks From the Engine
Superintendent Martin of the G. H.
left for ban Antonio last n'eht.
C. A. Lorguemare Is now employed
at tne Mexican Central omce in Jua
Harry Alexander of the White
Oaks road returned from St. Louis
The shipment of 1500 cattle from the
Terrazas ranch otar C&sas Grandes
will begin immediately. The cattle
have been purchased by Mayor Towers
and will go north.
The traveling watch inspector of the
Mexican Central left Mexico City on
May 2nd and ia expected to reach
Juart a sometime about the middle of
next month. He goes over the entire
Mr Lyle. the eeoial manager of the
G. H. office smiles within himself
when a sub ect on base ball is brought
up or an ideal telegraph copy is turned j
H. W Wocds operator in the G. H.
local office abandoned the key for a few
dys' vacation while G. A.
Thompson from Sanderson will "sit
in" during Mr. Woods' "let up."
J. G. Gibson who has been putting
ou orders in tne dispatcher's ritnce at
Big Springs for some years is in town
shaking hands lth old frledda and
t liking occasional shop.
MODERN AND UP-TO DATE.
New Mexico Military Institute
Paik Saturday May 12th
Roswell vs. El Paso
Sunday May 13th
Games Called 3:30 p m.
Admission 25 and 50 Cents
The Curtis Studio the Most Popu
lar Place In El Paso.
Ladies when out shopping feeling
fatigued stop to rest in the pleasant re
ception rooms ot the Curtis Studio.
Magazines and periodicals of the day
are in abundance with which one can
pass away the time. 1 Pasoans when
showing their friends the city's points
of Interest always visit this popular
resort first it has beoome a by word
among the ladies "Meet me at Cur-
New York May 11.--Copper
17:sllver 59i:.lead 4.20.
The Pecos Valley
A New Road Opening a New Country
New Towns! New Opportunities!
Last year 120000 bead ol oattle passed
over this new thoroughfare. This
year the number will reach 200000
Stations from Roswell east are within
thirty to thirty-five hours of Kansas
feed lots and no need of unloading
stock in transit.
Shipping stations on the line in perfeot
order. Portalls Bovlna Hereford
and Canon City can accommodate
with feed and water 5000 to 10000
bead of oattle each.
Bona-fide settlers wanted. Every effort
will be made by the Railway to
An abundance of waterl Rich soill
Cheap lands I Quiok transportation
and fair honest rates.
For particulars as to the various open
ings in the Pecos Valley and its
D. H. NICHOLS Gen. Manager or
E. W. MAHTLNDELL G. F. & P. A..
Roswell N. M.
Through Train Service
EL PASO and CAPITAN
EI Paso & Northeastern Railway Co.j
Alamogordo k Sacramento M'nt'n Ry. Co.
WHITE OAKS ROUTE
TIME TABLE NO. 4.
Traiu Leaves El Paso 10:30 a. m.
Arrives Alamogordo 2:30 p. m.
Arrives Capltan 8:30 p.m.
Train Leaves Capltan 8:45 a. m.
Arrives Alamogordo 2:00 p. m.
Arri ves El Paso. 7:00 p. m
(Dally Except Sunday)
Trains ran via Jarllla the (treat gold anC
copper camp on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Trains leave Alamogordo for Toboggan or
(he summit of the Sacrameutos twice a day
At Tularosa For Mescalero Indian Agen-
cy and San Andreas mining region.
At Oarrlzosa For White Oaks. Jlcarlllas.
Qalllnus and surrounding country.
At Walnut For Nogal.
At Capltan For Ft Stanton (Sanitarium
Oray. Lincoln Klchardson Kuidoso aoi
At Toboggan For Pine Springs Elk. Weed.
Opper Penasco. Penasco and the entire Sac-
ramento Mountain region.
For information of any kind regarding th
railroads or the country adjacent thereto
call on or write to
A. S. GREIG
Gen'lSup't& Traffic Mgr. Alamogordo N. M
Ais't Gen'l F. & P Agt. Alamogordo. N. M
P. E. MORRISS
Agenc. El Paso. Texas
every morning July and August.
That's what Texans may enjoy
while camping duriDg the Summer
in the mountains adjacent to the
The session opens at
BOULDER. COLO Sunday. July 1
Closes August 15.
Four days every week devoted to
study and instruc ion. Two days
utilized for every kind of pleasure.
Mountain excursions accompanied
by out door lectures. inching na
tive trout full of gamlness. Ideal
eoort and health for young men
xnentoo each will nave as asso
ciates the intellectual young
womannood or the Continent.
No Other Combination
Of pleasure intell"Cual growth
ard healthful association equal to
that provided at the Chauiauqua
and adjacent resorts.
Send name and address for free copies of the
lUUhttatea cnautauqna Journal.
A. A. GLISSON G. A. P. D. or
W. T. STERLEY A. G. P. A.
The Denver Road." Ft. Worth Tex
LOTS: and ACREAGE TRACTS
NOW. ON SALE
Every possible encouragement and assistance consistent
with business principles will he extended to those desiring
to procure lots or acreage tracts and erect cottages.
Cloudcroft has como to stay and must become the breath-
ing spot of the entire Southwest.
Every one who can should own a portion of Cloudcroft
and count It as part of his own home and fireside. It en-
tails but slight expense and in health and the saving of
doctor bills alone will prove a paying Investment while it
will make life more worth the living and add many years
Alamogordo Improvement Co.
PI II 13 CM Si V. a ST
Mexican money quotation at ElP&so I
HERE AND THERE
El Paso Steam Laundry Phone 47.
Everything in drugs at Campbell A
Great "1900" Edition of the Herald
at Potter and White's.
Ask for "EL. PA80 TRANSFER'
the beat 6 cent CIGAR on the market
Gocart! The kind baby can sleep in
straightened out at Emerson &
Miss Cheney parlor millinery re
modeling a specialty. Room 2 Van
Mlsa Florence Newman who has
been a great sufferer from muscular
rheumatism says Chamberlian'a Pain
Balm ia the only remedy that affords
her relief. Miss Newman is a much
respected resident of the village of
Gray N. Y. and makes this statement
for the benefit of others similarly
afflicted. This liniment is for sale by j
Moki Tea positively cures Siok Head-
ache Indigestion and oonstlpation. A
delightful herb drink. Removes all
eruption of the skin producing a per
feot complexion or money refunded.
2octs. -and 60 cts. M. H. Webb druggist.
OLD ... $
always me th. Losarioua Service of the $
Queen & Crescent Route $
the Short Li.e to the EAST AND ' S
- NORfM. S
A THROUGH SLEEPERS . .
Shreveport to Chattanooga. &
PULLMAN BUFFET SLEEPERS 4
New Orleans to New York ' S
Cincinnati and St. Louis.
T. M. HUNT GEO. H. SMITH. S
A T. n... HOT. CH't M... HOT.. M
LL. TCK. NEW ORLEANS. LM. Bfe
S R. G. S. M. & P. Ry. 8
I Sierra Madre Line I
I GUAYNOPA I
Bellevlncr there is nothinc ton trnnii
for our customers caused us to nnr-
ohase a full line of "SweetOrrV
Union made Trousers. Overalls and
Saok Coats. The Union Clothing
Memphis or St.Louis
in Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars.
This is the Short and Quick Line
Hours are Saved
By Purchasing Your Tickets via this Boote.
For further Information apply to Ticket
Agents of Connecting Lines or to
J. C. Lewis Traveling Pass'r Ageet
- Austin Tex.
fl. C. T0W5SESD G. P. and T. 1. ST. LOUIS.
Atlanta & New Orleans
Atlanta & West Point
Western Ry. of Ala.
TBI SHORT LINE BETWEEN
ATLANTA AND NEW ORLEANS.
jperate Magnificent Veatlbuled Trains ba
lween Atlanta and Montgomery Mobil
and New Orleans at which latter point
cloae and direct connections
are made for
111 Texas Mexico and California Points
In Addition to this Excellent Through
Train and Car Service
iseBailroads offer most favorable accoaa
Delations and Inducements to their patron
Presidents along their line. Any ont
ntemplating a change of home can fine
no location more attractive nor more con-
ducive to prosperity than Is to be found o
the line of these roads.
"THE HEART OF THE SOUTH"
. beautifully illustrated book giving detail
ed information as to the inducements anC
attractions along these lines can be ha
upon application to the undersigned wht
will take pleaiure in giving all desired in
B. F. WYXY.Jr. R. E. LCTZ.
en. Pass. & Ticket Agt. Traffic Mgr
Atlanta Oa. Montgomdmt Ala
iEORGE O. SMITH Pres. Sc. Gen. Manage'
Mall orders for "Sweet-Orr" goods
receive our prompt attention. The
Union Clothing Go.
9 Las Vegas Hot Springs New Mexico. Altitude 6.76T feet; cool moun
tain climate attractive forest scenery fine hotel mediolnal baths
The most perfectly equipped health resort In the Southwest.
A positive cure for rheumatism internal disorders neuralio affections
and incipient tuberculosis.
For particular? address
IV. 6 GREENLEAF Manager Las Vegas Hot Springs N. M.
fo (SUNSET) mi UU
THERN PACIFIC 1
The Short Line to all Pacific Coast points with train
service consisting of
Pullman Buffet Sleepers
Pullman Tourist Sleepers
Free Reclining Chair Cars
The best route to all Eastern and Southwaqtrn minta
oities reached with one change.
Pullman Tourist from 1 Paso
and Cincinnati without change.
All the principal
to Washington New Orleans Chicago
These cars are in charge of a snecial conductor nri T.mMo m.
amount of comfort at a minimum cost.
Full Information cheerfully furnished by addressing or oalllng upon
8. F. B. MORSE Pass. Traf. Mgr..
L. J PARKS. G. P. 4 T A
T. E. HUNT Commercial Agent Cor. San Antonio and Oregon Sts.
9? TRAIN and SAVE
No extra charge...
TEXAS njpfP) PACK1C
Leave El Paso Daily 6:50 A. M. City Time.
Solid Vestibuled Train Throughout.
Latest Pattern Pullman Buffet Sleepers.
Handsome New Chair Cars Seats Free
Direct Connections Made for All Points in the Northeast and Southeast.
For desorlptive pamphlet or anv further fnfnntfi. -
. v nannvaniDW " " .ii . ouuteoc.
8. W. P. A.. Kl Paso
P. IDBNEK O. P. A.. Dallas.
X. P. A..
'No Trouble To Answer Questions-"
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Slater, H. D. El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 20TH YEAR, No. 110, Ed. 1 Friday, May 11, 1900, newspaper, May 11, 1900; El Paso, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth297413/m1/4/?rotate=270: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .