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A Journal Devoted to the Interests of Lincoln County.
CAKIKZO,0, LINCOLN COUNTY, NEW MEXICO. JUNE 12. IJ08.
The House of Quality and Low Prices-
Prompt attention given to Delivery Orders.
WE HUY HIDES, WOOL AND MOHAIR.
(all and See
0. Y. B.
American Ladies' and Gentlemen's Shoes.
We now liave a supply of
FINE NATIVE WHITE OATS.
Do not forget that wc still have the Arkausii.
Sun-Dried and Evaporated Apples.
Stock ami Dairy Salt.
Walnuts, Pecans toid Peanuts.
We want your business, and will make It to your interest to trade wltb us. A trial crdpr win bear out this statement.
Capitan flercantile Co.
P. G. Peters,
The pipe line on South Kork
received another jolt Monday
night. A hole was blown in it
in two places on that date with
dynamite, and the practical joker
has not yet been apprehended.
The leaks were soon repaired and
the water, as usual, runs down
A park is in prospect for Car
rizozo, and the plan, as outlined
by the Townsitc company, is to
utilize the space between El Paso
avc. and the railroad track. The
size of the park is to be 200 feut
wide by 1400 feet long. All old
buildings have been removed, as
an initial step.
The railroad company is lercl
iug up its yards, preparatory to
making some extensive improve
meiits in the near future. We
are informed that an addition to
thedopot is one of the first things
contemplated, and that the work
oil the- building will begin early
Miss Lorona Suger graduated
from tlio Dana Musical Institute
irt' 'Warren, Ohio, tlio 'Jlh iust.
tuimwVtuUly aflor graduation she
wtill to Cincinnati, from whiab
point she will go to Indianapolis
for a week and then to Watsekn,
Illinois, to visit the Taliaferros,
former friends at White Oaks.
Miss Sager will reach home early
week. They called at this otticc
while here and informed us that
they expected to start the wheels
turning at Parsons early next
J. G. Higgle, of Capitan, aud
IraO. Wetmore is sporting a attorney H. 1J. Hamilton, of Liu
Keocar. The auto it an evidence I coin, were over Saturday night,
of a metropolitan condition and!aml returned Sunday, viu White
more cars may be expected with
the growth of our city. Another
tiling that follows the advent of
Oaks. These gentlemen were
reticent concerning their business
here, but from the broad smile
the auto as day the night, aud is i witu which they greeted all
of great practical benefit, is the j comers, our guess would be that
the demand for good roads aud I the uatuie of the visit was not
streets. altogether nonponticai.
W. M. Weilv. ol Catntan. umui C. C. Hennctt, who came to
up rrom Alauiogordo last week,
packed his household goods, and,
accompanied by his wife and
his sister, Mrs. Pons, returned to
Alauiogordo, their home in fu
ture. This family has resided in
Capitan aud Lincoln county for
many years, and their departure
is a matter of genuine regret to
their host of old friends.
J. M. Klce and Stephen Tronc,
thu former the organizer and the
lattur the general manager of the
fcjagle Mining & Improvement
this section from Chicago eigh
teen months ago, left Tuesday
morning for Denver, his future
home. Mr. licuueiit came litre
for his health, and has been at
Dr. Laws' Sanatorium, Lincoln,
the greater portion of his time,
though he was lor six mouths
manager of the Capitnti Mercan
tile Co. His health has greatly
improved; in fact, he was in the
pink of condition when leaving.
George Lee, who makes dairy
ing his business, Init engages in
Co., were down from Parsons this truck farming for diversion, tolls
us that he has the first ripi
strawberries grown in the valley.
Knowing we were from Texas.
George assured us he would provi
his assertion by placing some ol
the berries in our hand; but sc
far none of this delicious, home
grown fruit has filled an achitifc
void that always exists in thit
Koy Jacobs, the mighty, niin
rod of the Capitans, after joining
Charlie Wingtield in a wcek'f
lisli on the 'Doso, returned to hit
own mountain fastness last week.
went out before breakfast au
laid a big silver lip Ion. Hruit
was a monnter and had the scan
of many battles on his old hide
which now hangs in Roy's hunt
iug lodge, a treasured trophy o
The Carnzoxo and White Oakt
ball teams met on the local dia
uioud Sunday, but an we don'
want to get too deep in the mys
terics of the national game in thit
our first issue, we shall simpl
sa:lt was a ten-inning game
the score standing 10 to '), in fa
vor of White Oaks. A retun
game, we understand, has beet
arranged to be played at Whiti