The El Paso Daily Times. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 155, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 1, 1883 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL.. TI.—NO. 155.
EI* PASO, TEXAS, SATURDAY• SEPTEMBER 1, 1883.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
DRUGGISTS—BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
>\ . A. IRVIN. ^ O^cTlKVIN, M. D.
A. ERVXN" & Co.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Boats and Stationery, School Supplies,
Paints, Oils, Brushes,
Wall-paper, Window Glass!
Toilet Articles, Cigars and
- _ Notions, Etc. Tobaccos.
Fair Dealing and Low Pricts our Motto. All Orders promptly filled.
THE EI. PASO NEWS COMPANY.
EL PASO 8TREET, EL PASO, TEXAS.
LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIAL.
C. T. JACKSON. A. W. JACKSON
C. T. Jackson & Co.,
~ -DEALERS IN
Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors,
SASH, BLINDS, TRANSOMS,
Moulding, Plaster, Cement. Etc.
OFFICE AND YARD
EAST OVEHLAITD ST.
Las Vegas, X. M.
L. II. MAXWELL.,
El Paso, Texas.
ROMERO & MAXWELL,
EL PASO PLANING MILLS
—— j _• ^
MANUFACTURERS OF AND DEALERS IN
TT MB IE IER,
Counters, Show Cases and Stere Trimmings a specialty. Haying constantly on
hand a fall assortment of various kinds of hard wood, we are prepared to make
anything that Is desired in our line
Mills on Fourth St, Near Santa Fe Depot, Office on San Antonio St
Oil of*all Kinds,
CLOTHNIG AND FURNITURE.
Has just Received, the Largest Stock of
bedding and housekeepers articles.
ALSO A FULL LINE OF
QUEENS-WARE, PLATED-WARE GLASS-WARE,
"spoons, knives, eorks a nd flower pots.
Carpets, Mattings, Spreads,
In endless variety, and sold at prices that defy Competition.
PICTURE FRAMES and WINDOW SHADES Made to Order.
B Paso Street, Below the Aeequia.
Corner Overland and Oregon Streets.
33L PASO, - - TWKAa
FIRST CLASS TABLE AND ROOMS.
HENRY BERLINER, Proprietor.
HA ROW ABE AND CUTLERY.
THE PIONEER HOUSE. A&D MOST EXTENSIVE.
BENEKE & PIERCE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY
SOLE AGENTS FOR
"Charter Oak" and "Early BreaMast" Stoyes.
Manufacturers of a// Kinds of Tinware, Roofing, Etc
Plumbing and Oasfltting. Miners's and Rail'y Supplies a Specialty.
EM Paso Street, 1— Paso, Texas.
NOBBY SPRING CLOTHING.
Make You Happier
THAN ANY OTHER
El Paso's Greatest Greatest Clothiers and Tailors.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
JOHN DOUGH^R, Proprietor.
The Central Hotel under this management, has been re-fitted, renovat-
ed and enlarged. Its rooms are cozy, cheerful and comfortably fur-
tyTHE TADLK IS VMSOtPA§SED II* TIIE STATEjgJ
This establishment, recently refitted, offers to its numerous patrons
the best accommodation tt.e city affords.
Good Sample llooms Free of Charge for all Commercial Travelers.
A new and elegant bar connected with the hotel, supplies the choicest
brands of Wines and Liquors, as also the most popular brands of Ameri-
can and imported Cigars.
THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS HOTEL IN THE CITY.
THE LEADING AND LARGEST
DINING ROOM IN EL PASO.
DIAMOND "6" DINING ROOM!
J. Q. BEACH, Proprietor.
STATE NATIONAL BANK BUILDING, EL PASO, TEXAS.
Nicely Furnished Rooms can be Had on Application.
WATCHES, CLOCKS AND JEWELRY.
EL PASO ST., EL PASO,
E. Howard & Co., Elgin, Waltham, Springfield and Rockford Quick
Train Movements. Also,
A Fine Selection of Diamonds.
18 and 14 KARAT GOLD WATCHES.
D4IBER SILVER CASES A SPECIALTY.
Also a large assortment of Mexican Gold and Silver FILIGREE JEWELRY,
QUARTZ CHAINS AND BROACHES, Miller Bros. RAISED GOODS in Sleeve
Bui tons, Watch Charms, etc. Silver Plated Ware, Knives, Forks aud Clocks.
WATCH REPAIRING done promptly, and satisfaction guaranteed. 3-8tf
SIGN OF THE BIG CLOCK I
SI, PASO MEXICAN FILIGREE JEWELRY DEPOT.
/• . -'
IMPORTER AND DEALER IN
Diamonds and Watches,
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
Clocks, Silver and Platedware, Etc.
All of which have been selected by oar expert buyers In New York and San Fran-
cisco specially adapted for the trade of Western Texas and Northern
Mexico. This is tbe Leading Jewelry House of Xi Paso, and can-
not be excelled in prices or quality of goods offered. We
make a specialty of
An experienced and competent watchmaker "will always be found in
Next Door to Crosby, Catron * Co's Real Estate Agency.
f lie Canmercial Bank,
THE STORMY BANKS.
A Hurricane Off New Found
land Causes Great Loss
Further Developments in the
Trial of the Great Mis-
General Shelby, of Missouri, Has
to Apologize to the
The Frank James Trial.
Sr. Louis, August 31.—A special from
Gallatin to the Post-Dispatch says: Iu
the Frank James trial the defense con-
tinued their line of Impeaching the
Jauie6 S. Denasters, Justice of tbe
Peace, testified at the coroner's inquest
on the body of Wood Ilite.
Mrs. Bolton testified that she had not
seen F>ank James for two years, and
then at her father's house.
Colonel Phillips then arose and stated
that General Slielbj' desired to make a
statement to the court. When the gen-
eral came iu he saluted the court with a
courteous Low and said : " If anything
that I may have s lid or done yesterday,
offended the dignity of the court, I regret
it exceedingly. As to other parties, I
nave no regrets." Judge Goodman re-
plied : "General Shelby, jour conduct
yesterday in appearing before
the court in an untie condition
iind showing r.n insubordinate spirit, was
reprehensible in the extreme, as it was
not only in defiance of the dignity of
the court, but calculated to prejudice the
interest of the defendant. You are a
man of national reputation, and ei.joy
the respect and confidence of a large
number of people in Missouri. I can
only say that I was much astonished at
jour verjr reprehensible action of yes-
terday. It is in testimony that j'ou have
drawn a pistol right iu the verge of the
court, which is in itself a contempt of
Genera! Shelby, interrupting: " That,
sir, is false!"
The court: " The marshal of Lexing-
ton testified to it under oath."
General Shelby: " Then he lied."
The eo.irt: " Tbe court is amply sat-
isfied with your apology to it, but j our
attitude towards the attorneys for the
State j-esterdaj', in ausweiing thein in a
threatening manner, aud your talk of
calling them to personal account, cannot
The court fined General Shelby ten
dollars, which ha paid and passed out of
the court room.
J. C. Mason, Ananias Duval, W. J.
Rk-e and James Duval, all impeached
the testimony of the Fords and Boltons,
testifying that they had heard them say
they had not seen Frank James for
j'ears, and that he had gone South.
John T. Samuels, half brother of
Frank James, testified : In May, 1831, I
saw Jesse James with Dick Liddell at
his mother's house; heard Jesse and Lid-
dell both say they had left Frank in
Kentucky. There was a striking
family resemblance between Wood Ilite
aud Frank'James. Frank James was at
his house with his sister, the witaess'
wife. He fouud him there on his return
trip to Texas. Next saw him yesterday
in jail. Witness was rigidly eross-exam-
ined, but he did not make a good wit-
Kocklaxd, Maine, August 31. — The
Tallapoosa, with Secretary Chandler, ar-
rived here from B-tr Ilarbor.
Cottage Crrr, Mass., August 31. —
The National Women's Christian Tem-
perance Union began its four days con-
vention at the Methodist tabernacle yes-
terday afternoon. Addresses n-ere made
by Mr*. Carolina Z. Buell, corresponding
secretary of the Union, and others. In
the evening the principal address was
made by Mrs. Mary H. Hunt, of Boston.
St. John, N. F., Aug. 31.—The Fleet
of New Foundland fishing vessels which
arrived last night, report a violent storm
oil the Great Banks on Sunday last. The
gale rose from the eastward at 8 o'clock
a. m , when a hundred dories away from
the vessels were overhauling the ti awls.
Captain Hitler reports that scores of do-
ries were turned upside down, and the
wreckage was strewn every where
in his track coming west
ward. The French bankers lost four
dories aud all the crews. It is computed
from all sources of information that one
hundred denies and eighty men were lost
in the storm. Most of tbe doiies were
swept by waves from the schooner's
decks, and tbe remainder collapsed in_
St. Lotris, August 31.—Mark Mars-
deu. a bad character of Jefferson county,
while riding along the road near Anto-
nio yesterday, accompanied by Alien
Hensley, was fired at from an ambush
and instantly killed, and Heaaley mor-
tally- wounded. James and Thomas
Moss and John Mxrsden were arrested
A Small Strike.
Chjcauo, Aug. 31.—Spec'a's report
the Great Western wire men near Crys-
tal Lake struck on Saturday, owing to
the discharge of their foreman, and that
they were turbulent and threatening.
The sheriff at Marquette lias been tele-
The Hazeri on Trial.
Anxai'olis. Md.,A ug. 31.—The court-
martial for the trial of the -cadets
charged with hazing began this morn-
ing. The first cadet tried was Trass well.
He pleaded guilty. S. B. Winson was
next called, and pleaded not guilty. The
witnesses^ere then examined.
Washington, August 31.—General J.
A. Eakin, colonel and assistant qnartei-
master of the several station at Louis-
ville, was placed in the district army to-
day. lie was succeeded by Colonel
A Disastrous Fire.
Petersburg, Ind., A/bg/31.—For the
third time within a year a disastrous fire.
Visited this place. The principal square
burned down yesterday, with a loss of
$00,000. The insurance was $46,003.
The principal losers are Fagan & Adams,
drugs; the Press-Republican newspaper;
Miss Frank, Millinery; Hammond &
Tarker, dry goods; Burnett & Sons, dry
goods; Ed wards & Ware, drugs;. Citi-
zens State b nk; F. C. Hammond &Sou,
dry good-; Biitmger & Young, hard-
ware; Mcses Frank, diy good?; If. C.
Railroad War Agnin.
Sr. Louis, Aug. 31.—The war on pas-
senger rates between here and Louisville
has assumed larger proportions to-day,
and threatens to b come scriou •. In ad-
dition to the. drop by the Air line from
§4 to S3 1-2 to Louisville, which was
promptly met bj' the Ohio and Missippi
and the Vandalii line, the Ohio aud
Mississippi now announces a rate of 80.50
from here to Chattanooga via the Ohio
and Missippi and to Cincinnati and New
Orleans. The Texas an 1 Pacific does
not seem to know what to do. The old
Cincinnati Southern has [dropped
into the matter.
Tlie Colorado Oil Stratum.
Canon Cut, Colo., Aug. 31.—In the
Arkansas Valley Company's well to-day
at the depth of 1,0GJ teet the drill pene
trated a second vein of oil, which raised
120 feet In the tubing. Four barrels
were filled quickly with the bailer,
but did not lower the oil
level perceptibly. The genuine
sand forms part of this second stratum,
trie thickness of w\nch is as yet unknown.
The oil will be boiled out to-morrow, if
possible, and the drill will be sunk down
to test the thickness of this second oil
stratum. This well is two and a half
miles from Peabodj'. The Canon City
company will commence boring to-mor-
row four miles northwest of the Pea-
Drought In Now England.
Boston, Aug. 31.—The drought in the
eastern New England States, which has
lasted from five to six weeks, has become
so serious that crops have been greatlj'
injured, with a prospect cf still further
damage, if the drought is not broken.
Farmers are compelled to take their
cows from the pastures and feed them
on winter hay.
Cuicago, Ang. 31.—John B. Valli-
quitte, seventy years old, a wealthy
French Canadian and one of the. oldest
settlers of Chicago, having come here in
1843, was declared sane iu Probate Court
to-day. Two of his children asked to
have a conservator appointed for the old
gentleman, and the allegation was made
that some nuns of the Roman Chureh
were endeavoring to have him bequeath
his large estate to the Church.
The Cattle Disease.
Detroit, Aug. 31.—The Texas cattle
fever has broken out in Detroit herds. A
milkman In the western part ot the city
had his whole herd, twelve In number,
infected. Several are already dead. A
herd of fortr-one steers bought by a Gen-
esee County farmer for fall beef, twe
weeks ago, have also been attacked by
the disease and a few have died already.
The Dead Photographer.
New Orleans, Aug. 31.—Tlie Times-
Deino<frat says: A West Point, Missis-
sippi, special has the following: Jno.
Simons, a small farmer living teu miles
from here, shot dead a traveling photog-
rapher, who had pitched his tent near
Intricate Law Point.
Allestowh, Pa., August 31. — Suit
has been entered against the Bethlehem
company, by a large number of former
employees, to recover amounts deducted
from their wages at the end of each
month in paymei^ of the bills incurred
at the company's store. J udgment haa
been rendered against the com-
pany in two cases for more than |300.
Tbe total amount involved is very large,
as the question concerns other corpora-
tions in the State.
Civil Sarvies Reform. *
W ashingtow. Aug. 31.—Dorman V.
Raton, speaking to-day of the non-parti-
san character of the work of tbe civil ser-
vice commission, instanced tbe ease of
Newark, New Jersey, where the post-
master had two vacancies to fill, appoint-
ed the persons standing highest on the
Chicago, Aug. 31.—Tbe St.
THE POET'S BO]
Shakespeare's Grave to be Open-
ed In Spite of His Sol-
Step Lightly, Stranger, on These
Stones, and Cursed be he who
Moves My Bones.
Another Arctic Exploriug Ship
Wrccted and the Crew
London, Aug. 31.—A dispatch from
Zanzibar says: Fischer, the explorer,
returned from the interior or Africa.
London, Ang. ,31. — The Vicar of
Stiatford-upon-Avon has signified his
willingness to allow the remains of
Shakespeare to be exhumed. Tbe object
is to compare the skull of the poet with
the bust and portrait of him.
Tlie Wrecked Varna.
London, August :'l.—A dispatch frout
the Obi reports the arctic steamer Dijent-
lma ic.;-b'>nu 1, ne.ir W.igitz, through-
out thu winter. All on hoard! are well.
The cap ain is confident of reaching the
open water. Ths ciew of the Varna le*ft
Dijeuthua on August l«t, an.I were res-
cue.! bj* the O >i on August Loth.
A dispatch from Vardoc, Norway,
states tho steamer Obi arrived there,
having t>n board the members of the
Dutch expedition to the arctic, which
sailed in the steamer Varna. The Varna
foundered on Julj' 4th, in latitude 71 1-2
degrees north, longitude G3 degrees east.
The members of the expedition were
rcscucd near the island of Wagltz.
Batavia. August 31.—The captain of
a steamer which was in the Straits of
Sunda du big the recent volcanic erup-
tion, reports thut,ashes fell mi the deck
of his vcs-el to tlie depth of eighteen
inches. lie passed masses of floating
pumice sto ue of unknown depth. It is
estimated that 1000 persons lost their
lives at Tjiringln. The total number of
killed by the eruptions and tidal waves
A Nova Scotia Storm.
IIvi.ikax, Aqg. 31.—Late intelligence
is to theeffect that on Wednesday a
storm raged along the coast of Nova
Scotia. The damage to the shipping Is
quite extensive. Ten schooners were
driven ashore, and some were completely,
wrecked, others badly damaged. The
fury of the gale was terrific. The lower
new Catholic church at Cape Breton was
carried away, aud a large wooden build-
ing mo\ed from its foundations.
Anywker^ But St. Petersburg.
Coi'hnuagen, Aug. 31.—The Czar
and Czarina remain in Denmark for a
For Private Purposes.
Di blin, Aug. 31.—The evidence ad-
duced at tlie examination of Dr. Patrick
Connelly and his sister Catherine,
charged witn the murder conspiracy, In-
dicates that the conspiracy was formed
to accomplish private purposes, and not
agrarian purposes, as was supposed.
Witness Dekin swore that Dr. Connel-
ly forged the name of John Carroll, to
get some property that was to be left to
Connelly. Denin, who was to murder
Carroll, was to receive £50 from the sum
expected to be realized from the latter's
Pes ; Aug. 30.—Tavisa, the Pres-
ident cf the Hungarian Council, in or-
der to put a stop to the outrages njron
Jews, decided upon severe measures,
which are to be put into operation when-
ever anti-Jewish riots occur. The meas-
ures provide that any one who shall lie
condemned to death by martial law,
•hull be executed within three hours
after sentence is passed.
A Crushed Rebellion.
Panama, via Galveston, Aug. 31.—Th3
new tariff for telegrams via Galveston is
i follows: To Chili, 3:07; Buen k>
Ayres,2 02; Uruguay, 3.2-"». The line Is
doing nearly ail Chili business,, owing
to superior speed and accuracy.
The rebellion at Sirapaquewas crushed
prior to any fighting. General Dhlaeio
Delgado entered the rquare fwllli
sixteen men, and exhorted the rebels to
obey the Government, lie was fired n;>-
On and instantly killed. The body will
be brought here and buried with pomp.'
Earthquake In :
GCATAQCIL, Aug. 27, 8 p.*.—A strong
shock of earthquake his just been
lasting abonfc fifteen seconds. s >1-
Buffalo, Aug. 31.—Two
paupers, Irish emigrants, were i
to Canada to-day. They sta
eleven hundred others came over :
same ship, with all _
British government. The plan is to i
them to Canada, and from there
United States at
large number has been
this country recently.
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