September 25, 1895
The McGinty band will give a concert at the club garden Friday evening.
The guest at the Pierson hotel had a pleasant musical at the hotel last evening.
Mr. G.G. Briggs and Mrs. M.M. Briggs have been reunited in the bonds of matrimony.
The Juarez Mandolin club will attend the grand rally at the Golden Eagle tonight.
The Y.M.C.A. young men are going to have an old fashion watermelon carving Friday evening.
The public schools will open Monday next and the teachers are all hurrying home from their summer vacations.
W.J. Glenn is confined to his room with malarial fever, but his friends hope to see him out again in a few days.
Bishop W.F. Lee will arrive here on Thursday and will preach at the Christian church on North Stanton street. Everybody is invited.
A company of Mexican soldiers enjoyed a melon feast at the Mexican Central depot Monday afternoon before leaving for Chihuahua.
President Diaz will celebrate the 65th anniversary of his birthday on the 14th of September, but the 15th will be celebrated as his birthday in Juarez.
Yesterday Justice Howe sent W.R. Danridge to jail for refusing to answer questions put to him by the court. Danridge was being examined relative to gambling in this city.
Jack Crawford, who is in Columbia, South America, investigating placer mining, sent a cablegram yesterday to friends in El Paso stating that he would be home September 15.
In the district court yesterday R.B. Stevens filed suit for a divorce from Lizzie Stevens, of Mineral Wells, Texas. Abandonment is the grounds upon which a divorce is asked.
If the local admirers of baseball will lend Captain Twitchell and his Colts a helping hand they will bring the Colorado Champions here and give the fans two first-class games of ball. If the Colts can raise $50 by selling tickets, they will be able to make it.
Extensive preparations have been made for the grand rally of the Bachelors and Summer Grass Widowers tonight. Only those with tickets will be admitted. A splendid musical programme has been arranged for the occasion. There will be considerable red fire burning.
Dr. Wegefarth made an excellent suggestion yesterday. He said that at a small cost and in thirty days time the Sheldon block could be transformed into one of the most elegantly equipped hotels in the state and would be a bonanza in case the great pugilistic encounter took place in Juarez.
Yesterday Leigh Manning, the little son of Mrs. S.K. Manning, residing on Cotton avenue, was trying to take a 45 rifle cartridge to pieces by hammering on it and he succeeded. The cartridge exploded and the bullet inflicted ugly and painful wounds in the upper fleshy part of both of the little boy’s arms.