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Santa Fe Herald (Newspaper) - January 21, 1888, Santa Fe, New Mexico The Santa Fe vol i. santa new january 21, 1888. no. 1. Governor Ross had a very agreeable interview with President Cleveland on Friday the 6th inst. Kansas is gradually gaining celebrity as the favorite resort of county seat and prohibition Hon. William A. formerly Chief Justice of New and now engaged in the practice of law at Las honored us with a a few days The Silver City Enterprise is a good Its opinion of the last legislature is That body appears to be without a reputable defender either among the press or It is estimated that 350,000 brick will be used in the new government building and about 1,000,000 brick in the Indian school Happily there are unlimited quantities of material for brick making purposes It is said that the people of Tags will send Alexander Gusdorf to the next It would be the right thing to do in view of the fact that he was ousted from his seat in the last council in defiance of justice and against the protests of the people of his The Herald is in receipt of Governor message to the tenth legislative assembly of It is a strong document and worthy of the man who wrote it. Col. Moonlight in this as had something interesting to and said it The attention of the reading public is invited to the voluminous and highly interesting annual report of H. L. superintendent of county which will Ue found in this The report makes a most creditable showing for the schools of the county and reflects much credit upon its calibre of the are occasionally found even as far west as New We happen to know of one of these mature who has been obliged to send clear back to the wooden nutmeg state tor a number three and a half hat for his Most western people wear large Ed. phrase is quoted from a publication that makes pretensions to There is argument and appeal to intelligence for There is a scintillation from a master No wonder that Santa Fe for years went democratic by nearly five hundred majority last under the inspiring influence of an opposition organ that finds delight in such Just The myth has we What do you think of the If you are we will endeavor to make you a whole lot more so before we abandon the Of this paper will not last We have paid out nearly in liquidation of freight bills on printing presses and material for Just knock the chip off our shoulder and then stand around and spit on the plaza to us a poetical and see what will Speaker Carlisle is slowly recovering from his recent severe but will not be able to preside over the House of Representatives for some Hon. S. S. of New has been elected Speaker pro A late Washington dispatch House committee on territories will report to the house as soon as can be drawn up a making provision for the settlement of Spanish land grants in New There has been considerable pressure brought upon the committee to hasten the Another Whitcomb & Raymond excursion composed of about one hundred ladies and gentlemen trom New York and paid a visit to Santa on The excursion train was composed of seven Pullman coaches and dining cars and made a fine show at the The excursionists were e conservative in their expenditures Hence we conclude they were hoarding their wealth to invest in the delinquent tax sale at Los Angeles and other overdone Pacific The crop of misguided eastern innocents seems to be by ho means While the court expenses for 1887 are more than those of previous it is well before condemning the courts to take into consideration some of the causes Business has been done in which all through the year were at a heavy The for this does not rest with the courts nor federal or but with the several legislatures which have utterly failed to comprehend financial New Mexico has always been abundantly able to pay its debts as it went It only needed proper legislation to enable it to do but that has not been the last legislature increased the fees of the sheriffs so that expenses of their offices are far beyond what they The in the mountains and high mesas of particularly at the of the Rio Grande and its is reported very The movement of regular trains over the Conejos range in southwestern Colorado was prevented for several during the by huge drifts of very unusual this early in the The weather has also been unusually The sudden melting of vast quantities of snow in the early spring may cause some especially to but New Mexico as a whole will derive substantial benefits as heavy snows in the mountains ot southern Colorado assure an abundant supply of water for irrigating purposes in this In any it is well enough not to rush into hysterics over the of disastrous for a month or so. We have found it a much more difficult task to build up a newspaper from the than we but we have finally as the reader will and hereafter will endeavor promptly to be on When the violets and the blue birds flash their azure plumage in the genial breezes of early we hope to begin the publication of a creditable morning But just now we are contended to issue a plain A delegation from New headed by Governor waited on the committe on territories at Washington on last and urged a speedy settlement of Spanish and Mexican land claims in New Everybody who has the welfare of New Mexico at even though he may not approve altogether of the as will give Governor Ross credit at least for the earnest and honest effort he is making to effect a settlement of these We are not astonished to observe that W. L. the rarely gifted genius who so gracefully presides over the destinies of The Northwest New at has declared in thunder tones in tavor of the admission of New Mexico into the Union as a It is a state but nevertheless a glittering that Stevens has long had his eagle eye steadfastly fixed on a seat in the United States Hence his eager advocacy of is not wholly free from the alloy of O ye Prepare immediately While The Herald will not fail to defend itself and its friends from unjust and will endeavor to make it warm for the it will scrupulously avoid that vicious spirit that pursues and persecutes without reason or When a newspaper continues day after day to misrepresent and villify some one whom its controlling spirits do not when it gives perpetual vent to its venom by malignant falsehoods in almost every when among its choice weapons are the slang and hybrid profanity of the becomes a disgrace to journalism and all Men of reason at once that there is some vicious motive behind such a and that the newspaper which adopts it is a public The newspapers of New Mexico with rare free from this charge of wanton warfare more becoming to a Fiji islander than to a citizen of this enlightened However they may be inclined or however they may disagree with the views and policies of their criticism is of that character which commands respectful It is honestly at It is and not the cry of the Territorial ' Mr. the associated press agent has sent out the Santa Fe publishes a statement of the financial condition of New Mexico obtained from official showing that stories circulated with the evident intent of the Territorial securities and impairing Territorial credit are without any foundation in The last legislature was urged by Governor Ross to fund outstanding and bring the Territory at once to a cash but to do though it took away the power of warrants and provided for the issue and sale of bonds to pay current expenses for eight The increase of taxable values in 1887, and the prompt payment of taxes for that year have so improved the financial condition of the that within the present year all warrants now out and to be issued during the year will be The bonded debt of the Territory is four hundred thousand All expenses are covered by a rate of taxation of about and one half Immigration is on the increase and there is a notable increase in the investment of eastern Territorial warrants are rapidly enhancing in value and are eagerly sought by moneyed Federal The contract for altering and completing the old stone government north of the old has been awarded to of this the amount of The contract provides for raising the building another and cutting the interior up into offices for the United States court and district and collector of internal and all other federal except the The contractors have already filed their bond and begun work on the The following official communication affords further information upon the TREASURY Office of Supervising V D. Jan. 13, 1888. Mr. r. Santa N. M. have this day accepted the proposal of Messrs. Donoghue & of your in the amount of for altering and completing the under your in accordance with the plans and specifications as modified by your circular limestone to be used for exterior walls and Cerrillos sandstone for cut stone The contractors have been instructed to communicate with you and arrange for commencement of the work at which is to be completed in ten Respectfully A. Supervising Col. architect in tells us that the plan and specifications contemplate a very handsome and enduring that will prove a real ornament to the Capital The Grant County Ever the failure of Meredith and the Silver City there has been a financial ferment in Grant Meredith was county and had quite a large amount of county funds in his After the failure he refused to resign the District Attorney Ashenfelter and Judge Bail are after him in the Mr. one cf Meredith's was here a few days ago and claimed to have in his possession Meredith's resignation to hand to Acting Governor providing that Brockman should be appointed to succeed It was stoutly asserted that Meredith would resign on no other and that he cannot be forced Another faction in Grant County want Lindauer to succeed Meredith as Interesting to As soon as the Library composed of the Justices of the Supreme fix a price on the volume local and cial laws of New Mexico for 1884," said books can be purchased of the There are about 400 of these books on hand awaiting The Librarian also has about 40 volumes of the New Mexico which he is authorized to dispose of in exchange for such volumes as he may think are necessary to complete sets in the He also has a number of which he can dispose of in the same District Attorney C. L. of the second district has returned to the Territory fiom Settlement of Land Some ot the members of the commission appointed by Governor Ross to urge upon congress speedy action towards the settlement of land claims in New are already at Governor Ross and Judge Waldo have pressed the matter before the Committe on of which Hon. Antonio who is working hard for the is a Other prominent who are members of the are either on their way to Washington or preparing to Mr. Manzanares left lor Washington last Tickets to the Missouri river will be provided to such members of the commission as are yet desire to go to Advices are to the effect that the good work of endeavoring to get the through congress for the settlement of land titles is progressing It is hoped that all who have the welfare of New Mexico at heart will aid it. The commission appointed by Governor Ross is as From San Miguel A. Jefferson Louis A. John D. M. Wilson From Colfax From Bernalillo S. Mariano S. Nicolas B. John D. Francisco L. 9. From Dona Ana J. E. G. N. Nestor From Santa Fe Bernard W. W. W. B. S. B. L. M. From Lincoln J. From Socorro Gustav Eutimio J. D. From Valencia A. Felipe From Rio Arriba From Taos From Sierra C. GUY ROBERTSON'S MESA The canal of the Albuquerque Land and Water known throughout the Territory as the Robertson Mesa will be commenced in ten being now on the ground and awaiting a change of weather to commence construction and break ground on the first The dimensions of this irrigating canal will be thirty feet wide at the eighteen feet wide at the and six feet running a distance of 143 through Rio Santa Bernalillo anil Socorro on the and bottom lands of the Rio Grande It will begin at a point about three and a half miles south of and will stop at or near a point opposite Over 1,500,000 acres of now useless land will be reclaimed by its subjecting the same to copious The supply of water will be practically as the canal taps the Rio Grande at the starting point and will have immense storage reservoirs at intervals along the Much enthusiasm is manifested by reason of the commencement of Orange Frank superintendent of the Water Service on the San Juan division and the Espanola branch of the Denver & Rio Grande and Mrs. Josephine of New were united in marriage at the residence of J. in Santa on Wednesday January 1888. The ceremony was witnessed by a few intimate friends of the contracting The mystic words were spoken by Mr. On the following morning the happy couple departed for Ojo Caliente where thay remained a few and thence continued their journey to the home of Mr. at after many two lives mysteriously drawn apart by a conspiracy of cruel happily been and Mrs. were school mates and at New in their The writer has had the pleasure of the intimate acquaintance of Mr. for several and knows him to be one of nature's noble and We tender cordial con gratulations to the newly The New Jan. 18.-The supreme court of the United States sit with a full bench to-day for the first time since the 4th of 1885. Lamar reached the capitol a little after 11 o'clock this and proceeded to the justices room of the supreme where the oath of office was administered to him in The judicial oath was administered in public immediately after the day's session The small space reserved for the general public was crowded with but the space within the reserved for the contained not more than the usual number of The Judges in their black silk filed into the chamber in solemn procession at iz and the assemblage at the tap of the gavel arose respectfully and remained standing until members of the court had taken their clad in a well fitting suit of followed the court and took his seat beside Clerk at the right of the The chief justice announced that the first proceedings of the court would be the adding of the commission of Lamar and the administration of the The commission was thereupon handed to the who read after which Lamar read impressively from manuscript the judicial oath as L. Q. C. Lamar do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to and do equal right to poor and and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all duties upon an associate justice of the supreme court of the United States according to the best of my ability and to the constitution of the United so help me He took the bible at he uttered the last and at the end ly kissed it. He was then escorted behind the screen which extends the length of the bench behind the chairs of and after a minutes delay reappeared at the clad in a new flowing robe of glossy black The court and assemblage and the new justice bowed to his and then to the bar and and took his seat in the chair of junior member at the extreme left side of the The court then proceeded with its ordinary routine Horrible Jan. 19.-A Colorado Springs special to the News Minnie daughter of a prominent citizen of this threw herself in front of the engine on the Midland express which the rear of the at eleven last night and was instantly Her head was crushed and torn from her shoulders and her body horribly She left a letter to her parents saying she was a great sinner and would rather die than disgrace It is learned that she a few days ago rented a cottage belonging to her father for twenty dollars and spent the money and the thought of this so preyed upon her mind that she concluded to take her own The coroner jury's verdict was temporary The girl's parents are at present visiting in New They have been telegraphed Blizzard Jan. 19.-The loss of live stock in Hill from the recent is not less than 1,000 St. Jan. 19.-It is now figured out that there has been 117 deaths by the The re mains of many people who are reported missing may not be found until the snow thaws in the the bodies being covered up by the deep drifts that formed over them Jan. 19.-Trains have been ordered to await the ab of the Signal officers at Fort Sully report another blizzard from the and predict terror The mercury is now 15 below and still The Supreme Chief Justice is still in session at the No opinions of general interest have been handed down for several No decision has so far been reached in the San Pedro and Canon del Agua This is a matter of vital moment to the people of Santa Fe as millions of mineral wealth are and the final judgment is awaited with the deepest The second of the series of Joi de Vie hops occurred at the Palace on Twenty-eight couples were in attendance and the night proved one of unalloyed happiness to This popular club will another hop at the on February 2d. Owing to a part of the report of the county superintendent of schools appears upon the inside of this In order that such an important document should receive proper we have concluded to place it as a whole on one The weather in Santa Fe is simply The sun shines in all his splendor from a cloudless as we the band is in the open plaza and hundreds of are drifting around in the sunshine dressed in spring The search for the body of reported drowned in the Rio Grande near Dona Ana and Fort has been and there seems no longer a doubt that he perished as at first Congregational at 11 o'clock a. with the Handiwork of Singing by the male Sunday school at 10:30 a. m. Prayer and Wednesday evening at 7:30 p. m. and you will be E. Lyman W. C. the wide-awake merchant of who landed in the town in 18S1 with the expectation of living but a few has spent the last two or three clays in the meadow city interviewing our Mr. Hurt reports the business in his burg as very brisk and he looks for a bright future for it. In addition to his mercantile business he is also extensively interested in mining and has recently added to his other valuable the coal Mr. Hurt is far from being an invalid now and is loud in his praises of the climate and resources of New Daily H. M. the collapsed banker of Silver c still retains his hold upon the treasuryship of Grant The rumor that he had resigned was Hence no action has been taken in the mat ter by the ' Judge H. returned from where he went to advocate the passage of a for the settlement of land claims in New He will return to Washington next Settlers on the Maxwell land grant in the vicinity of Elizabeth are in earnest in their determination to protect their as against the grant Passengers on the train from the east through Raton report numbers of dead cattle in sight from the win dows of the the effects of the The family of Sheriff C. T. Rus of left for Tex where they will remain for sev eral months visiting friends and re The chancery proceedings to break the Meredith & Ailman assignment at Silver have been withdrawn J. B. ot will probably move his 40,000 head of sheep into No state or Territory possesses finer coal both bituminous and than New w w 2 S w o o SELIGMAN BROS retail dealers in 1 DRY GOODS & GRAND CLOSING OUT SALE OF OUR ENTIRE FALL -at- EASTERN WHOLESALE Our customers can rely upon courteous treatment and Bottom on all goods in our SELIGMAN SOUTHEAST CORNER SANTA N. M 1BQB. C. M. Santa New Wholesale amo Retail Dealer in Toilet and Fancy Choice LIQUORS Our Urge Stock is Genu of the best Mail orders receive prompt q. m. w. A. CON ANT. 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