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A Journal Devoted to the Interests of Lincoln County.
CA.RRIKOZO, LINCOLN COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, DECEMBER 18. 1908.
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NUMBER 42 flH
K1MTOGN MONTHS IN TUG PGN.
In the Chinese smuggling case
iccl in the Federal court at Ala
ogordo last week, two of the
fcndants, Adamson and Sulll
ere convicted and sentenced to
ghtccit mouths in the peniten
ary. The third man, Vclib,
as acquitted. It vil he r.cmem
red that Sullivan and Adatngou
ere arrested near Alamogordo
si August while in charge of a
ivercd wagon in which sixteen
hiticsc, who had not the neces
try passports, were stowed. The
hiiicsc were smuggled across the
io Grande and were headed for
efr York, when the Federal
Jthorities took n hand in the
ainc and headed them back to
ic Flowery Kingdom.
our mines, including mineral oils.
The figures show that the farmer
produced 42 per cent of all mate
r als used in all industries.
The greatest single item in the
list is Indian corn. This year's
production is 2,643,000,000 bush
els The value of the crop is SI,
605,000.000. This wealth, grown
out of thq soil in four months of
rain, sunshine and some drought,
is enough to cancel the intcrst
bcaring debt of the United States
and to pay for the Punama Canal
and fifty battleships.
Xn oscura road wanted.
A number of people have spoken
the editor of the Nitws con
rning the opening of a wagon
tad along the railroad to Oscura.
Dine fencing has already been
jne that throws travel far out
' the way, and it is suggested
lat if utcps are not taken soon
establish a road between this
)int and Oscura more fencing
ill take place, which will make
avel still more inconvenient.
'. would suggest that a petition
. presented to the county com
issioucrs, asking for a survey,
id have a public road.establishcd
w while the cost will be small.
A dramatic club has been or
anized by the teachers ana pu
is of the public schools, and on
lccembcr23 the troupe will make
s debut in an eight-character
rama cutjtled,.'T1lie Last Loaf."
.is the intention of yie club to
age a number of plays during
ic coming year. Mic purpose
f the club is to raise funds tp
Use funds to procure some ncccs
try articles for the school rooin.
. is a worthy cause and Rliould
iccivc the hearty support of the
AT FORT STANTON.
A minstrel entertainment was
given at Fort Stanton Monduy
evening, in honor of the depart
ure of Surgeon 1 M. Carrington
for San Diego and the arrival of
his successor, Surgeon II. S.
Mathewson, The program was
well rendered, and was a surprise
to the new commanding surgeon,
who did not expect to meet ouch
musical and histrionic talent in
the wilds of New Mexico.
II. C. O'Bannon and. J. Koss
Thomas were end men, R. P.
McCoy and Charles Marsh, bones
and tambo, respectively, and Dr.
Carrington, interlocutor, They
were assisted by a chorus of
The second prrt of the program
was, an. oliq, .ponsistiug of vocal
and .instrumental selections, ten
numbers in all. The orchestra
comprised a violin, 'cello, cornet,
clarinet .and piano, and a number
of choice selections were presented
to the delight of the audience.
A new composition by J, T, Dar
by, entitled "Dr. Carrington's
Farewell March," played by ,thc
orchestra, brought the entertain
meut to a close,
it ts to uc iiopcu tliat tlie. new
surgeon will take as lively an in
tcrcst in the musical and dramatic
features at the Fort as did. Dr.
and Mrs. Carrington during their
long stay at that historic spot,
We are ready to help you with your
QUR Stock is complete and we advise you to
come early. Buy today, if possible ; you
will ne7er regret it. Wc will deliver Christ
mas packages at any time between now and
Christmas Da.y. Hcr.c are a Jew suggestions : .
GCORD UREAKINQ iyo8 CROPS.
The twelfth annual report of
ie department of agriculture,
ist issued by Secretary Wilson,
lows a most extraordinary value
r farm products for the year
JOS. The total valuation as
iven by the secretary for this
ear Is $7,778,000,000.
This sum is about four times
ie value of the production of all
Miss McGill, who has charge
of the Mexican school ou the
south side, has enrolled forty
three pupils, and under her man'
agemeut the attendance is still
gaining. '1 he board will make
this a permanent department, and
arc planning a new building for
The school in the main build-
Fancy Neckwear Fancy Collars
Silk Mufflers Kid Gloves
Kid Gloves Toilet Sets
Suit Cases Belts, Purses
Traveling Bags Scarf Pins
Shaving Sets . . Albums
The House of Good Taste ft
itig is now down to heavy work,
and a systematic arrangement of
classes and grades has been
The first bi-monthly examin
ations wer.c held Inst. week. Most
of the pupils made 'passing"
grades, and some ran above 'JO
in general, average,
The eighth grade deserves spe
cial mention while on the grade
"Ml ft .fillAnl Itftti f1 I. fi a n 1 4 i fnpll.
.it. abiiuui uuuiu una iui iui tu
every effort to make the new
school building comfortable, but
has uot been able to thoroughly
equip it on account of lack of
The teachers arc sorely in need
of maps, a globe, an unabridged
dictionary and a few reference
books; in fact a small library
would not be out of place in the
school. For the purpose of sup
plying these necessities a dra
matic club has been organized.
The club purposes to give a scries
of playB during the year. For
the past three weeks its members
have been busily rehearsing for
the first number which will be
given December 23. Make-ups
and costumes have been ordered,
and a stage is being erected in the
hall so that the final rehearsals
may be given there. The enter
tainment will last about twb and
one-half hours, and will be head
ed bv a bright little college play
by five of the school girls. Fol
lowing this an eight-character
drama entitled "The Last Loaf,"
will be given. General admission
will be 35 and 25 cents. A num
ber of seats have been reserved
at 50 cents each, and will be on
sale December 19 at Rollins drug
store and Zieglcr Bros. The club
extends to all a cordial invitation
and hopes to give value received,
School? will close fei the Christ
mas vacation on December -24,
and will re-open ou the first Mon
day in January,