The El Paso Daily Times. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 77, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 30, 1883 Page: 2 of 4
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MXCBLA.MD V. MWfTOW,
8. O. 8LADI, - - Business Manager.
EL FA»Q. TEXAS. MAT 3Q. 1—3.
Th6Re is not a woolen mill ir
New^Mexico, and there are^2.C00-
000 sheep grazing on it« mesas and
Decoration ilay at Lias Vegas will
be celebrated with great spirit
General John A. Logan delivers
The Albuquerque Review is to
be removed to Santa Fe. It pro-
poses t » ft 1 the gap created by the
suspension of the New Mexic«in.
We hope tH« Revi« w will do it.
Our board of trade proi>ofe to o~-
ganize a largf excursion from Mex
icoon the Fourth of July. It will
take a long and steady pull to mak*
it a success. We must be 6ure to
pull all toother
- Who will do it? J his is a good
region for an artepiatvwtll. "There's
millions in it"—of gallons, of good
water, besides a large pr. fit awnit?
the company or individual who
conduct this to a pnccessful issue.
The importance and magmtud?
of the principal eitws of the world,
are caused, chiefly,hy their geo-
graphical position. Easy water
communication, in nearly all the
large towns which po^pss tin-
great^ commercial advantage, has
undoubtedly been the primary
cnnse of their foundation, and
where such means of communica
OCR BOARD Or XBAD1
The VUltof It*
The New M. xican n»8 suspend
ed. It was an able and vtry newsy
journal. It did good Work for New
Mexico, anil its editor was treated
shabbily by his confreres in that
territory. At least that's the way-
it appears down here. We are sor-
ry for the fai'vre.
Major Fountain is-the pecretar
of the El Paso and White Oaks
railroad company. He assures
the Lincoln County (N. M.) Leader
that " as soon as the necessary of-
fice work wan done, work wvuld be
vigorously puphed-forward on the
R. R , and completed in the short-
est possible space of lime."
Mr. Stone, editor of the Chicago
News, says : "In my own office I
hafre posted this rule: 'Nothing
shall appear in the columns of the
Daily Ivews, which a young lady
may not, with propriety, read aloud
before a mixed company; and I
will discharge any man who vio
lates it.' " We should like to have
Mr. Siune's definition of a "mixed"
_ company, We have seen a compa-
ny so " mixed" that a young lady
might read anything with perfect
propriety before it. Mr. Stone does
not run his newspaper on any such
narrow gauge as his office rule im-
plies. _The Chicago News, like any
other live newspaper, is obliged to
consider "the world, the flesh,
and the devil."_ It is not at all of
the prurient prude school, though its
editor's instructions might make
any one, who knows it not, think
so. Indeed, the "mixed'-* company
business applied to Chicago would
rentier it improbable. Probably what
Mr. Stone means is, not that bam
yaid and stews sh.iil not be referred
to, but that when it becomes a news-
paper's duty as it does sometimes,
to act as a scavenger, it »hall not
sort over the muck it may handle
aiid spread it before vulgar eyes, as
though each particular particle Was
a "nem of purest ray serene." A
newspaper to be properly handled
must have a robust and virile
quality. Questions of taste and
sentiment are not to be ignored.
But the vigorous qualities are the
ones that make the world comforta-
ble. The engineer who drains the
malarious marsh and constructs the
foul coloa€a, is commonly a greater
benefactor than the artist-architect
who builds and decorates* -for the
"mixed" company yf astheti s and
aristocrats. The- newspaper has the
world s work to do. There are stars
in the sky and suns in the firma-
ment!5. Rut there are also crimes in
— human ltfe and vices in eoeial order
that n-ed to be (Lagged toJigbt.
They must be handled without
gloves. And the lady, young or old,
is better armed who has the inno-
cence of knowledge rather than
that of ignorance. —
It was Dean Swift that said that
nice jwople have nasty thoughts,''
but the nastinesajJiat is inevitable
life, may be so to'd' that no one
who reads the newspapers that are
compelled to tell, can doubt the die-
gust that animates the writer. But
•b.»va all things, n- newspaper must
be s cnlar. It is a narration. It must
tell what occurred y< st» r<Iay, what
is «k-cu ring to-<lay. ai d indicate
what may o -cur to morrow. In
doing this, it's "mixed" company
is tha> «»fjhe world and it talks to
mankind, w so much of the race as
<s>mfs within its circle of influence,
ft ha- therefore,- tn consider all
things 1 ieceacy of speech must
tion are wanting we must look for it
in the resources of the country
which surround them. The inven-
tion of steam and the introduct on
of railways, however, have hyl ex-
traordinary influence in the erec-
tion of town«, even where the im-
mediate neighborhood has lacked
all descriptions of natural re-
sources. The prosperity of many
large thriving communities to-dny
i« almost wholly attributable to their
railway communications. El Paso
is a great, and will be a still greater,
ailway centre, and tlrs in itself iE
a foundation and guarantee of fu-
Two years ago the City of th*
Pass had barely come into exist-
ence. Look at her to-day. A city
of 4,000 inhabitants ! Look at her
railway-communication. On the
north, the Atchison, Topeka and
Ss.nta Fe Road keeps her in direct
communication with New Mexie«
and Colorado, countries lich in
countless herds of flocks and un-
told mineral wealth of a'l descrip-
tions^cn the south, the Mexican
Centra', opening up the fabulous
wealth of the land of the Montezu-
mas ; on the east and south the Tex-
as roads, carrying us into the great
stock country of the Union; on the
we.-t, the Souther Pac fic, connect
ing us with California'a queen city.
Ere long, when the White Oak6
Road is built and opened, we sh»dl
be in communication with the
enormously large coal fields of
New Mexico, and then cheap coal
theesstntial of all manufactories,
will be plentiful. What a field is
open for enterprise among us—
what a great trade must ulti-
mately l>e ours ! Why should not
large manufactories be opened
in our town, and. the enor-
mous clips of Texas, New
Mexico and Colorado supply al
the wooltn wants of our neighbors?
What is there to prevent El P.tso
tanners, availing themselves of the
immense quantities ef hides at
cheap rates, which are to be procur-
ed on all sides ! If the Pueblo In-
dian and the conservative Mexican
can irrigate the soil and make it
produce bountifully, what prevents
the civilized Yankee from doing the
same? Pessimists, talking of El
Paso, will say to you, "We do not
see what is to support the town,
she has no resources." "No re-
sources," we reply, "what more do
we require?" Let us try to peep a
little into the future. The Mexican
Central railioad is in the hands of
the American capitalists entirely.
The commerce of northern Mexico
is also in our bands. What is to hin
der the establishment at no distant
day of a continental customs un-
ion? It is simply a question of
time. «What an enormous gain the
aboliiion of all inter-continental
dutiea would be to the town, as
well as to the country at large
Anybody taking a stroll along our
principal st. eets, can see how rap-
idly the town is growing. How
substantial brick and atone stores
are building on every side, despite
the prophesies of occasional croak
ers, who see everything through
"glasses darkly." Our city is
compelled to largely increase, and
we look_forward at no distant date,
when the town of Paso 4el Norte
and El Paso will be one large, con-
tinous and thriving city, bridged
by a handsome structure in place
of the present wooden, makeshift,
and both prospering under republi-
can institutions and freedom.
Offices ia Heme for to 1 Pas# My and Weekly Times.
Some time since the El Paso
board of trade appointed a com-
mittee to visit diffeieut points in
Chihuahua, with the vi**w of ar-
ranging for an excursion to th's
place of Mexican citizens, dealers
buyers. Their vioit was a suc-
cess. We have been waiting for
the committee's report, and so have
failed to make use before of the
notes before us.
The committee consisted of Mes-
srs. C. L. Pierce, W. A. Irwin, E. A.
Stewart, Joseph Schutz and M.
Ullmann. Tt.e two gentlemen last
named returned home alter visiting
San Rosalie, and the others visiied
Hujfjuquilla, Parrai, Dolores. San
Felipe and El Valle. They
we e the guests of Senior
Arnold Andestat, whose fin.-
• eati s, mansion^, etc , were at the
command of Ei Paso's lepre.-ent i
i\es. The hospitality displayed
was unbounded. Lvt rywhere our
mer> hams w> re welcomed. It wa>-
decided, a:ter full cooler* nee, to
organize the excursion for tie
F..urih of July next. Several hun-
dred visitors may be expected all
the way from Chihuahua down to
The country below the Cathedrs.l
City grows more attractive, fertile
and capable of prosperity as^ the
ravel er goes 'south. At Ei Ya'lr%
• tie commit ee found a large cotton
mill in op< rati n, With gardens aj-.d
a fine hi^cienda. Tin re is a consid-
erable amount of cotton raised it
the Concho Valley, but the present
piice obtained—fifteen tents pel
pound, renders it impossible to ex-
The El Va le mill, owned and di
rected by Dr. Ramos, runs twenty
looms and employs one hundred
hands. There is also a large cot
ton gin with sixty circular saws.
A large amount of wh^at is also
raised. None but wooden plows
ate in use. It wi 1 not be long be-
fore, a large market will be opened
for agricultural implements and
ir.achiner3'. Land owners ate all
enger to try them, but at present
the labor is the chief difficulty in
the way of iheir in: roduction. The
neighborhood of Huajuquiila is re-
markable for its fine orchards. On
one place at El Valle could be seen
apple, peach, pomegranate, apri-
cois, fig and (range trees, as also
strawberries, fitie grapes, etc., with
the finest and freshest of vegetables.
We may remark; in pass ng here,
thi>t it n.iyht he a ve»y profitable
enterprise for some one to organize
to supply this market.
Everywhere the most friendly
interest was found. Merchants,
farmers, miners, are all looking to
El Paso for wholesale commercial
and reduction facilities The gen-
eral belief and desire of Ch huahua
business men is for closer rel itions
and larger facilities. Several large
firms of lower and central Mexico,
who h*ve had branch houses in
Chihuahua, are closing up their
business, convinced that El P*so
is sure to take the trade. It de-
pends upon our own enterprise and
Book & News Comp'y
OF MEXICO, W ITH BRANCH HOtT«ES IN IV
pHIHUAHUA, SANTA ROSALIA, PAEBAL, DURANGO, MAPIMI, BAT-
U opii-AS. Z u-ateeas, Onanajn.ito, Guad lajarn. Aguasc .lientes, Leon, San Lais
Potosi, Tampico and Altata. Our facilities enable us to promptly ,
Supply Any Newspaper, Magazine or Book
Published In Europe or America.
Scientific Books in English, French, Spanish & German a Specialty.
Printing. Bookbinding and Engraving.
Orders are respectfully solicited, and will be promptly and satisfactorily exe-
cuted. Our Speeiin- n Books of Stationery, Printing. Engraving and Monogram
work contain upwards of 1000 samples of Receipts, Letter and Billheads. Envel-
opes, Circulars. Blank Draft and Receipt B oks. Posters, Statiouerv Monograms,
Note, Letter and Legal Cap P:<per Mining Stock Certificates. Bouds, Store T.ckets,
Hotel Registers, .Journals. Cash and Order Bo> ks, in Spanish or English. No
charges made for translating Spani-h into English or Engli.-h into Spanish. Minium
Reports piinted, wi:h Maps of Mexico showing all R-iilroads completed or planned?
All letters from the United States to be pi omptly attended to should be adihessed to
Universal Book and News Co. Chihuahua. Mexico.
Transfer Co. Railroad Busses. Livery.
11. Xj. T ■ A TTnry-'B
Transfer, Livery and Sale Stables
CHIHUAHUA, ! : : : MEXICO.
The most complete, well appointed and best maintained establishment in Mexico
Single and Double Carriages, Elegant Family Turnouts,
Best Saddle and Harness Horses. Basses to and from Depot
ITSTY DRIVERS ONLY EMPLOYED. Two to four seated covered rigs
for traveling to mining camps, for excursionists or for rides around the city.
Parties who telegraph me on the way here by railroad will be met at the depot by
Will contract to transfer freight.
Attention Business Men !
THE TIMES BOOKS JOB ROOMS
ARE SUPPLIED WITH EVERY FACILITY FOR EXECUTING
NEAT AND CHEAP JOB WORK,
Letter Heads, Bill Heads, Note Heads,
Statements, Posters, Envelopes,
Cards, Circulars, Programmes,
Dodgers, Hangers, Ball Printing
AND EVERT CLASS OF JOB WORK DESIRED.
COLORED WORK A SPECIALTY!
We invite an inspection of our Work and Prices by our Merchants and Business
Men, and GUARANTEE SATISFACTION in every instance.
DO NOT SEND YOUR WORK ABROAD, BUT HELP
EJ HOME IITDTJSTRIES.
OFFICE ON SOUTH SIDE OF MAIN PLAZA. -4*
Trb war department has not
heard from Crook. This is tbe
burden of the Washington dispatch-
es. Of course not. It is waiting
for the Timk8 to get tbe news, and it
will be disappointed. Subscription
"jprice af the daily, Mr. Secretary, is
$10 per year.
Thk editor «jf the Lincoln Coun-
ty Leader, N. M., Wm. Caffray,
"We were highly gratified this
week on receiving m an exchange
the El Paan T»^jr edited by R. J.
tlinton, who years cince served with
us im the edit orial staff ef the Re-
public,* political nugwine publish-
ed at Washington, D, C. Dick covers
Ins brains with hie bat, and is one
of the most indomitable workers
we know of.. He n»ay be said to
have giftdosted in the west, having
lived here or hereabouts since early
it^the^ fifties, and if hi
A valuable di covery of old rec-
ords has been made in the tr^asur}'
department. For years past it was
suppo-ed that the oldest records of
the pay depanment in existence
were dated 1793. Recently, how-
ever. pay records of the Continental
establishment, from 1784 to 1892,
were found in dust-covered fil^s un-
d» r the roof of the treasury build-
ing. Thef=e books contain the ac-
counts of General George Washing-
ton. Benedict Arnold, Aann
Bnrr, Jona'han Trumbull, Marquis
De Lafyette and many other dis-
tinguished champions of the revo-
lutionary struggle. The books
show a balance due the governm* nt
unaccounted for fro«i General
Washington of $161,339 There is
nothing in existence to show how
this deficit occurred, but it is sur-
mised the money was lost in mili-
tary operations. There is also a
large shortage in Washington's
specie account, but this is probably
due to the depreciation of Conti-
nental kioney, Benedict Arnold
was apparently short in his ac-
count $18 031.67; and Lafayette's
receipts did not tally with his
disbursements in the sum of $20,-
They say it takes 9150 a night to raise
the curtain at the National.
AT GALVESTON with Malory Line of Steam-
* ers for Key ^est >m<l Ne* York; Morg-an
Lin= for New Oriaans, Indianola, Corpus
chnsti, Brownsville «nd Vera Cruz.
AT AECOLA with I.iU.N. R. R. for Colum-
bia fend towns in Hr<zoria. County.
AT ROSENBERG with G., H. A S. A. R. R.
(-unset Route), for Celambus, W< imer, Hur-
wood Culing. San Ant-mi >, Loredo, Uvalde
and Western Texas and Uexeo; also for
Houston HD'I Star and > rescent route for
Beaumont, Oransre, Lake Ch rles the I eche
Cou try, New Orl ans and al i>oi'itfr in the
S<-ti(hea<i, North and East; with New York,
l ei# & Mt-xu-an Itai way for Wharton, Vic-
toria ana stations on thai line.
AT BltENHAM wi.h H. & T. C. R'y, Ilemp-
tteai, Lr.dbetter, Giudings, McD..de and
AT HILANO with I & G. N. for Hearne, Pal-
estine, Kockdale. Round Kock, (.eorget^wn,
An-tin, .San Kla co , New Braunfels, Sau
Ai tonio end Lore do.
at TEMPLK with Misaonri Paci 8c Railway.
The Shortest Route
EL PASO and CALVE8TON
8AVTC TIME and MONEY
TaMns Ttiis Route.
tie Great Pointer Route of Texas.
Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe R'y.
'The Shortest Eonte
From Fort Worth
GAL7SST01T AND SOUSTOi?
TJie Texas Midland,
The Only Line
EUNNIKO THBCUGH CASS
Fort Worth asd all paiati zcvVz.
AT McGREGOR with Texas and St. Louis R.
. R. or Waco Corsic ma. Athens, Mt Pleasant.
Gilmer and Tenarkana.
AT MORGAN with Texas Central R'y for
Wai o, Ross, Hiao, Iredell. Ciee.», and all points
on that l.ne.
at CLEBURNE, Junction of L>allas Division
of G. « . & S. K. li. R.
AT FORT WORTH with Missouri Pacific
and i exas Pacific Rai w»ys for all point* o
tho>e l'Ti-s for hi I a-o, Santa Fe. -an Fr n-
c-is o and the Pacific, Co»-t, »nl for Kansaf
Ci y. St. Louis, Chicago, NeVV York, and »L
poin's Mortli. lastaiiu v\ est.
AT DALLAS with ri. A T. C li. It.; T. & P. R.
R . an'l Dalian Exten&iou of Missouri Pacific
Pee that vour ticket rea<1« over this line.'
For full iniormation address
OSCAR G. MURRAY,
(it-D'l Pass. Asrt.,
GALVESTON , TEXAS
KETELSM & DE&ETAU
EL PASO, - - - TEXAS,
Chihuahua and Cusihuriachie, Mexico,
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Shipping and Commission Merchants.
Mprtatioi ail Fenrariiar of Consipments into Mexico a Sjecaalty.
Hazard Powder Co. of KwrTork.
Hercules Powder Co. of*San Kranci^co.
anlu u-ier-Bu-ch'x St. Louis Liger Beer.
New Home SeWin/f Maehine Co.
Fifh A Counel Bnrbed Wire Fence.
J. M. Brunswick A Balke Billiard Co,
80LK AGENTS FOR THE
Banco SCarional, Mexico.
B.- F. Avery A Song Plow Mf'g Co.
American Seraper Co.
Zi in pel in an Salt Springs,
IMPORTER AND JOBBER OF
SOLE AGENT FOR THE CELEBRATED
DOMESTIC SEWIFG MACHUTE,
CHAS. 8. ROTHSCHILD, Manager.
San Francisco Street.
H. L. LA'l'EY, Proprietor.
L. H. SCOTT.
F. MACMANUS & SONS,
(Established - - - 1840.)
Proprietors of the Bank of Santa Eulaliat
Negotiate and Draw Bills of Exchange,
OREIGN AND DOMESTIC. AND OPERATE IX LANDS AND MINES
Correspondence Solicited. Receiving and Forwarding given prompt attention.
COLLECTIONS MADE A SPECIALTY.
0&-A FUIL LINE OF MINING MATERIAL KEPT.~&a
F. Macmanus &Sons,, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Mines ! Lands! Stock !
T. B. MILLS & Co.,
(Editors and Publishers Chihuahua Enterprise.)
Agents for Mine Owners!
Mine Purchasers for Capitalists,
MPROVED AND UNIMPROVED RANCHES AND FARMS NEGOTIATED
for and on sale.
Real Estate. Mine and Live Stuck ageuts for the Mexican
Lock Box. 19
N uevo Leon
Blackberry Brandy, Peach Brandy,
French Cbgnac, Old Crow Whiskey,
C.C. Miller Whiskey, Gold Spring Whiskey,
Chicken Cock Whiskey, Cabinet Whiskey,
Just imported for the Spring Trade by Geo. W. Thomas, and on sale by Cask or
Keg in the Store-rooms of JOSE VALENZI KLA, Amern an Horel Block.
JUAN N. ZUBIRAN, President. GEO. II. AN 1'HONY, Secretary.
Of Chihuahua, : : : Mexico.
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Moldings and Furniture,
Of all sizes and styles, and dealers in
LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLES HARDWARE, PAINTS, OILS & VATtNISHES,
CHIHUAHUA AND SANTA ROSALIA, .• .• .• .• - ; .• MEXICO.
131 .A. XJ O W'' S
£1 Paso Cash Heat Market
SAN ANTCNIO STB EX T. >XXT DOOR TO L. METER 4t CO.
Dealer in all kinds of MKAT8,
SAUSAGE, HEAD CHEESE,
PICKLED FEET, RENDERED TALLOW
AND FRESH BREAD, ETC
* - i.
Is the Headquarters in Chihuahua for Tourists, Mine Ow ners, Railroad Officials
and Bnsiness men generally. This House has two stori<>*. balconies, billiard par-
lors and rotundas for promenades, and is the only hotel which
Fronts the Grand Plaza,
The Grand Cathedral, and Municipal Palace.
It is in the same block with the Banco-Mexicana, is near the Banking house of
F. Macmanus A Sons, Uuion Church Chapel, aud the Postotlice.
With all Banks, Depots, and Principal Business Houses.
AT- HARLOW, : : Proprietor.
POPE & MOEBIUS
ASSAYIM & REFIITIM
Gold, Silver & Copper Bullion Purchased.
Refining Promptly Done, and Satisfactorily.
Works. Foot of Mint St.. -- CHIHUAHUA.
EUGENE H. MARSHALL, Proprietor.
Sitaared at the Junction of the Sacramento and Chabisear Rivera,
Near the Mexican Central Railway Depots.
Only one Mile from tbe Centre of tbe City of Chihuahua.
CONSTANTLY ON HAND, A LARGE STOCK OF PRIMS QUALITY OF
SUPERIOR FAMILY FLOUR.
Orders sent either to dw Mills, or to
Bran and Shorts Always in Stock at
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