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News Of the Great Southwest 7
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While it is well to consider the profit accruing from an
investment yet it is wiser to first consider the source of
A Certificate of Deposit issued by te American National
Bank affords you Security for your funds, as well as a fair
return in interest.
4 Per Cent Interest Paid on Certificates of Deposit
Capital and Surplus 8240,000.00
NOW BEING INCREASED TO 360,000.
STREET RAILWAY COMPAXY
EXTENDS LINE AT BISBEE.
Road" Supervisor Announces Proposed
Improvement of Mountain Roads.
3Inny Foreigners In District.
Bisbee, Ariz., May 9. The city coun
cil has accepted the offer of the War-ren-BJsbea
Railway company to extend
the street car line up to the canyon lim
it. "Work lor the track will be started
E. J. Stovall, of Albuquerque, N. M.,
who is charged with creating a disturb
ance at the T. M. C. A., was arrested.
He became violent while in jail and con
tinually asks help, fearing that some
one wants to murder him.
The board of education has postponed
the nomination of new school teachers
until the enaof the school term.
Supervisor Sam Elder of the county
roads was in Bisbee, and states that
work is proceeding to repair the moun
tain roads, but that no new roads will
be constructed at present.
Prof. G. Buck, a cavalryman during
th civil war, and at present the Spanish
teacher at the T. M. C. A., is to open
a night class.
According to a statement of interpre
ter Gregovlch, about 2000 foreigners.
comprising 1700 Slavonians ana aus
1 trians, 1C0 Greeks, 75 Italians and
French, and about 25 Russians, are
A band stand will be built at the
Warren ball park for the Calumet &
Mr. and Mrs. Barrabos have gone to
New York, from where they will sail for
an extended trip throughout Europe.
E. Black has left for Prescott, Ariz.,
to take care of his interests in a min
ing proposition, having been informed
that His partner was murdered-
W. R. Bank has left for Nova ScotiarJ
where he w'H be married. He will re
turn here with his bride.
J. C. Lroomir. hasrleit. for Lomita, Cali
fornia, where he has bought a ranch.
VITK GARDEN TRUCK PATCH
Alpine Minstrel CInb Visits 3Iarfa:
Dance Follows: Xetr Homes Nearing
Completion; General News Notes.
Marfa, Tex., May 9 Tho Marfa Power
& Electric Light company, is experi
menting with an acre garden which is
being irrigated .from a deep well at the
power house. R. A. Kyle, manager, has
Delicacy, Payability and Nourishment
Trie food to secure the best results as it possesses the three most
important qualifications, viz: Delicacy, palatability and nourishment;
By the blending of WHEAT, OATS, RICE, and BARLEY, these
three qualities are combined in a most admirable manner. Prepared
as directed, you will have a food that you can eat with relish. Might
be called the Vegetable Phosphorus for elderly people. Ask your Grocer.
Southwestern Distributors for
A. G. SPALDING & BROS.
BALLS SHOES SCORE BOOKS
B4TS CAPS SUPPORTERS
MASKS GLOVE SOFTENER PROTECTORS
GLOVES TOE PLATES BASES
MITTS HEEL PLATES GUIDES
UNIFORMS SLIDING PADS ETC.
Send for Illustrated tiatalog.
Mail Orders Given Prompt Attention.
W. G. WALZ COMPANY
101-103 El Paso Street.
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INSTRUMENTS AND SUPPLIES
Fred J. Feldman Co,
308 San Antonio St.
SOUTHWESTERN' SALES AGENTS
BIG LINE TO SELECT FROM.
INS 7 R UMENTS
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i charge of the work and reports the
acreage in fine condition.
J. W. Jackson, of Childress, Texas,
has been here.
Pierre Guyon has gone to Uvalde,
Texas, for a visit.
Born to Dr. and Mrs. S. J. Herisley, a
Mrs. J. S. Tom, accompanied by her
daughter. Miss Vesta, of Leakey, Texas,
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. "W.
P. D. Anderson, census enumerator,
has returned from fhe Rio Grande
The Alpine Minstrel club was accord
ed a large crowd at the Marfa opera
house, after which the Alpine visitors
were entertained with a dance.
A. Cockrill, of El Paso, has been In
Jacob Baldwin has returned from
Houston and other eastern points.
Two of the largest modern residences
under construction in Marfa, for Jas.
Norm and Geo. Crosson, are nearing
Rev. Mr. Allen, of Marfa, held services
in the """lethodist church at Ft. Davis,
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Ray are here from
the Cartwrlght ranch, guests at the St.
Miss Hughes, a teacher from near
Alamito, is spending her vacation in
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Crosson are here
from their ranch for a visit.
The Marfa Manufacturing company
has just completed and Installed a steam
vulcanizer to be used for repairs on
OLD CITIZEN DD3S;
DIAZ NEWS NOTES.
Colonia Diaz, May 9. E. C. Jorgen
isen died on his 50th bjrthday. He was
a member of the committee for ola folks
party of the state, instructor in the par
ents class in Sunday school, and leaves
a wife and a large family of chil
dren to mourn his 'loss.
Garden stuff is ready for use but
the ground is very dry, and prospectr
for fruit are poor.
A. E. and Gardon Johnson have gone
to Iog Springs to repair building
Farmers are plowing wheat fields and
preparing the ground for corn.
James Gale has taken his family to
Monument ranch to live.
Jesse Rlchins has returned here.
El Paso. Texas.
KEUFFEL & ESSER CO, OF N. Y.
J DRUG CO.,
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XHAiL ORDERS WANTED ono tovac
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MILL FOE DUBLAN
Henning Appointed Archeol-
uiugisu in jyi.eAJ.cu viiv;
Mormon Colony jSTotes.
Colonia Dublan, May 9. Cave Valley
is to have a distillery and a saw mill.
Considerable of the machinery is on
tho grounds ready to be placed in jlosl
tion. The same force will run the! two
Dublan people who have gone to Tuc
son, Ariz., are doing well. They are
getting their lands in shape and paying
for the tracts. Water is getting a little
low, but they have a large acreage of
early crops, and water conditions will
be relieved. They have a fine crop of
potatoes and ten acres of cantaloupes
Paul Henning has been appointed to
the position of head archeologist in the
City of Mexico. He has the museum and
fifteen men to manage. The examina
tion for the position was very rigid, but
Mr. Henning speaks Spanish, English,
German and French with equal fluency.
He has made a great study of the Book
There is a great deal of sickness in
Colonia Pacheo among the children. Two
of the Liunt boys had to leave their
work at Cave Valley because they are
Mrs. Huish and son, Elbert, have been
trading in El Paso.
Frank Jones and family have return
ed from Utah, where they went two
years ago, but they have never been
satisfied. They like Mexico much bet
ter than any place they have ever lived.
ARIZONA MEN WILL URGE
STATEHOOD AT WASHINGTON.
Supervisors at Solomonville Create Nevr
School District Academy Closes
at Thatcher Nevrf: Notess.
Solomonville, Ariz., May 9. John -R.
Hampton, of Clifton, has been chosen
from Graham county, to join the dele
gation of prominent democrats, headed
by former congressman Mark Smith, of
Pima county, to go to "Washington, D. C,
and urge upon, the members of the sen
ate the claims of Arizona for admis
sion as a state.
The board of supervisors created a
new school district at their last meet
ing. It will be in the southeast corner
of the county, and will be known as
'California, 2so. 44.
The academy at Thatcher has closed a
successful school year. There were six
graduates Nellie Nash, Eva M. Gour
ley, Lodenia Swanger, David Lee, Mar
tin Mortensen and Joseph F. Skinner. A
dance for students and, patrons closed
the graduation exercises.
Mrs. J. H.'Lacy and son, J. H. Lacy,
jr., have gone to Globe to visit with
Dr. Lacy, who moved from Solomon
ville. Mrs. J. M. Fitzgerald, from Clifton, is'
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Geo. Tay
lor, who lives two miles west of town.
She was .for many years a resident of
I. E. Solomon has gone to Phoenix,
Ariz., to visit a daughter, Mrs. Dave
The dance at the court house for
Cinco de Mayo was well attended.
INTERVENORS APPEAR IN
SUIT AGAINST RAILWAY.
Make Allegations Against New Mexico
Central at Santa Fc Fin and
Feather Club Incorporates.
Santa Fe, N. M., May 9. N. C. Hunter
and John McGIashan of Pittsburg, Pa.,
have Intervened In the suit of the In
dependent Steel & Wire company vs.
Central Railroad company, and ask for
the removal of Charles C. Murray as re
ceiver of the railroad, company. The
Interveners allege claims of $12,000
against the railroad company, and also
make sensational allegations as to the
financial transactions of the road and
as to the appointment of receiver Mur
ray, who is also the receiver of the En
terprise and Fort Pitt National banks,
at Pittsburg. r
The Fin and Feather crub of Roswell,
Chaves county, has filed Incorporation
papers the capitalization being $25,
000. The Incorporators and directors
are H. P. Saunders, George P. Jewett,
B. H. Bassett, W. A. Johnson, J. E.
Rhea and John T. McClure.
SCHOOL TRUSTEE NAMED;
SOLOSIONVILLE NEWS NOTES
Solomonville, Ariz., May 9. Mrs. W
A. Wilson has been appointed school
trustee to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of Mrs. A. G. McAHster.
Abram Diaz and Jack Lautz are
visitors at Tucson.
Mrs. Mamie Wight has gone to Pearce,
Ariz., on account of the sickness of her
fatherlnlaw, Alex Wright,
after at the M. E. church south.
. Tho Sunday school will be held here
Born, to the wife of Frank Bailey, a
Mrs. N. M. Ryan has moved to her
ranch a mile west of town.
K. C. Babcock, L. L. D., president of
the University of Arizona. t Tucson,
has been visiting the valley schools.
Father Wundelich has returned after
his service at other missions under his
No man can be at his best
With a poor digestion.
If you have lost appetite
And can't digest what you
Drop the usual heavy meats
And gravies, puddings and
And live for a time
Principally on Grape-Nuts
If you have never tried it,
There's a treat in store for
Grape-Nuts can be easily di
gested By the weakest stomach
And soon strengthens
The digestive organs,
So that a variety of food
Can be eaten with comfort.
Don't put oif the test.
Read "The Road to Well-
In pkgs. "There's a Rea-
POSTUM CEREAL COilPANY, Ltd.,
Rattle Creek, AGch
SUIT WITH HEARST
Acquires 70,000 Acres of
Land; Activities at New
Chihuahua, Mex., May1 9. The Ma
dera Company, Ltd., the lumber cor
poration of the Mexico-Northwestern
, railway company, has settled the dis
pute with the Hearst estate as to bound
aries between their respective land
tracts. The result Is the commence
ment of delayed improvements at Ma
dera in the shape of a new office and
store buildings and the piping of water
into the town. It is understood that the
Madera company has also bought about
70,000 acres of timber land from the
The Madera company has just estab
lished a new store at Pearson,,, where
work has been commenced on a new
saw mill, which is to. have a capacity
of 250,000 feet of lumber dally. About
100 carpenters are at work at Pear
son, which will be the company's sec
ond lumber center. It Is about nine
miles southward from Terrazas, on the
Mexlco-Northwestern's present line, and
will be the point where the timber on
a tract acquired from Gen. Luis Ter
razas and a part of the timber from
what is known as the Murphy tract of
500,000 acres, will be sawed into lum
PLATEAU AGAINST DIVISION
OF COUNTY DRILLS FOR WATER
Clty Also Secures Telephlne System j
Tovrnslte Companies Propose
Opening Day; Personal
Plateau, Texas, May 9 There is much
agitation over the petition to be pro
scireil to the legislature in January
asking for the division of El Paso
county. Pleateau people almost as &,
unit, are strongly opposed to the dK
vision at the present time, as the bur
den of taxation would be too great for
so limited a number of people.
J. R. Day, president of tha Plateau
Valley Townslte company, is clearing
the townslte and marking off lots.
Geasllng & Hurt's well drilling ri
is on the ground and will at onco negin
on the public well.
Both townslte companies will hold a
joint opening in the near future.
The contract has been let for install
ing 9 telephone system In Plateau.
Mrs. W. S. Ledbetter has returned
from a trip to Fort Worth and Cameron,
J. H. Feeby and son Clyde have re
turned from Toyah, Texas.
J. H. Rowley, of Toyah, has been vis
iting his family here.
J. T. Leavell. of Van Horn, is the
guest of his brother, S. H. Leavell.
Mrs W. H. Akard, of Dublin, : the
guest of her son, Harry, and wife, at
the Diamond C ranch.
CONTRACT LET FOR FORT
STOCKTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Pecos County Sheriff Sells Land for
Taxes; Vineyard Company Sets
300 Acres of Vines; Building
Fort Stockton, Texas, May 9. W. C.
Jackson. J. E. Cope, and J. L. Moore,
the building committee, has let the con
tract to J. N. Morton, of Abilene, for
the construction of the First Baptist
church building to be 34xo0 with a
J. E. Cope has purchased one of the
old fort houses formerly occupied by S.
D. Brannon. and will move his family
there from the country. Mr. Cope 'sold
his farm to R. Q. Astin, of Bryan.
The Fort Stockton Irrigated Vineyard
company has meen preparing to set
California grapes over 300 acres of land.
Mr. Westerman. of Pecos City, who
has the contract for the erection of the
bank building for the First National
bank of Fort Stockton, has arrived to
J. E, Davenport has sold to R. Q.
Astin, of Bryan, his residence and two
lots on Stockton street for $3000.
Mrs. Langsdon, of Cisco, Texas, has
purchased three business lots on Stock
ton street for $1500.
Marsh Lea has let the contract for a
four room cottage on Division avenue.
It will be occupied by J- L. Searcy. Mr.
Lea, has Just completed a residence on
the corner of Third street and Division I
SANTA FE BUYS SWEETWATER
LAND; CREAMERY OPERATES
Lumber and Transfer Companies Change
Owners; Newspapers Instill Lino-
type Machines; News Soics.
Sweetwater, Texas, May 9. The Santa
Fe Railway company has purchased the
Hunnicutt section of land, north of the
city, for 75 per acre. The company
has also purchased the Dulaney sec
tion, adjoining the city limits, paying
5100 per acre.
The Sweetwater Creamery and Ice
Cream factory is now in operation.
G. E. Ramsey has sold his lumber
business to William Cameron & Co., of
The HIgginbotham-Harris Lumber
company has built an office in their
W. W. Gibson has purchased the
transfer business formerly owned by
Jeff Couch and will conduct It as the
Sweetwater Transfer company.
The Sweetwater Reporter and Signal
have both Installed linotype machines.
The Union Woolen Mills company has
secured room in the S. D. Myers build
ing. M. J. Morrison of Rob3', will have
charge of the business.
Ed Landvoights, editor of the Forest
City, Ark.t Times, is here visiting.
OJONTEREY AND TULAHOSA
PLAN JULY 4 CELEBRATION.
Monterey, N. M., May 9. The business
men of Tularosa and Monterey have
made arrangements for a 4th of July
celebration. George Curry was elected
chairman of the general arrangement
committee, and James Anderson secre
tary. Financial committee Is composed
oi J. W. Prude, R. B. Renefields and
Arthur Chalk has returned from
Mountainview, Okla , where he has been
visiting with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs.K. Halden and son have
returned from Las Cruces) where they
navc- hen visiting .!'!: friends
J. W. Prude and family have moved
into their new home.
I. O. Wetmore has returned from a
business trip to Carri-'ozo.
'P-ud" Nelson has returned to the
Hiram Graham has arrived from
Cloudcroft, N. M., to visit with his
Mr. and Mrr. C. Graham have returned
from Palomas, hot springs.
FIRES IN MOUNTAINS.
Dublan, Mex.. May 9. Forest fires
are raging in the hills south of town.
Forest fires nave been on three sides
of tho town Already this spring.
The eighth grade students are pre
paring a program for their class party
at Jones's. 1a second grade party, will
be given atfthe home of professor Car-"
'on by the class of 19Q
Chronicles of the Grouch Family
. 4. This is her mother, precise and prim
Thought her daughter was far too good for him.
CLOSE ALPINE SCHOOLS
Exercises Planned 5or Entire Week; the
Graduating; Class Has Fifteen
Members; Rain Fills
Alpine, Texas, May 9. The closing
exercises for the Alpine schools com
menced with the graduating sermon by
Rev. J. C. Francis, pastor of the Chris
tian church. The services were held
in the Methodist church. On Monday
night a public debate is scheduled by
four of the high school students on.
"Resolved. That education should be
compulsory in Texas." A gold medal
will be presented to the hest debator.
Tuesday night will be given over to the
literary socie'y and, the best essaj-Ist Is
to receive a gold medal. Wednesday
will be smaJl children's exercises.
Thursday the high school -students will
present the play, "Breezy Point." Fri
day night the graduating Exercises will
be held. Thee are 15 graduates this
J. B. Irving ha-. returned from old'
Mexico and El Paso where he has been
receiving 700 head of Mexican steers.
He shipped them to Alpine and has
driven them to his ranch for pasturage.
Mr. Irving reports fine rains on his
Lawrence' Haley, who is in from his
ranch 20 miles southeast of Alpine, re
ports his country still dry.
Jacob Baldwin who recently applied
for school land in the Mitchell pasture
"ear Marfa, has become Involved in a
suit. He has been forced to stav on th
W. T. Henderson has gone to Venice,
California, where Tie spent last summer
and where his wife and children are lo
cated. He has part of his steers sold
and turned the remainder loose.
C. F. Kimball, who was In from his
ranch northeast of Alpine states the
cree"k through his place had running
water and that the fain filled his tanks
and had replenished the supply in his
Miss Addle Ferguson entertained the
STATE ACADEMY CLOSES;
W03IEN GIVE DINNER.
Colonia Juarez, Mex., May 9. A pro
gram Is being prepared for the com
mencement exercises of the Juarez Stake
academj. Tho classes will giVe their
exercises in the mornings and the ath
letic club Is also preparing entertain
ments. David and Ernest Haws have gone
to Arlna, where their relatives are
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Turley,
a baby boy.
The women of the Domestic Science
department of the academy are prepar
ing a spread for the Alumni reunion.
They served lunch to the board of di
rectors of the school.
A ball was given In the academy hall.
, " METCALF NEWS. v
Metcalf, Ariz., May 9. R. R. Tan
ner. Fred Percell and Mr. and Mrs.
Saunders have returned to Clifton after
a visit here.
There is no
Extract made that can com
pare in any way with the
rich, satisfying strength and
the delicious delicate flavor of
Thk is not merely an ad
verbsing boast. It is aa abso
lutely true statement which
just one trial or Burnett'
Vanilla will prove.
Your grocer can supply
you with the best vanilla
made insist on getting it.
ALPINE PERSONAL AND
GENERAL NEWS NOTES
Alpine, Tex., AFar 9. Rev. E. B. At
wood has left for an extended trip to
Baltimore and Washington-
Mjss Ruth Louthian, who ha3 "been
visiting Mrs. J R. Middlebrcok, has ra-
turned to her home at Valentine.
Operator L. B. Starns, who has been
sick for several days, is being relieved
by operator V. A. Hanna.
Quince lills has gone to New Mexico-
E. E. Townsend and wife have been
Shelby Burke and wife have returned
from San Antonio, where Mr. Tsurke has
i been under treatment of a physician.
Mrs. R. E. Jordan has arrived from
Ft. Worth to join her husband.
TV. J. ZMcIntvre of Austin, wheh form
erly owned a 3arge stock rand." m this
county, is visiting here.
MARFA PERSONAL AND
iCarfa. Tex., Maj" 9. The women of
the Baptist church gave an ice -ream
festival in the (parlors of the "White con
fectionery, realizing $70-
The "women of the Episcopal church
will give a tfca and musical at the home
of Mrs. H. L Tennel Thursday after
noon and night, May 12.
Willis Guyon is visiting relatives here.
E. H. Carlton of Ft. Davis has re-1
turned from San Antonio.
W. E. Pruitt of Ft. Davis was in town
Mrs. C. 0. Thomas has been visiting
Amos Kerr lias been awarded the con-
tract to-.cany the mail between Marfa
and Davis. "
Mr. anfi Airs. J. A. Poole ir. have been
Tom Carson has purchased a 22 horse
SMALL TAXPAYERS SHOULD
VOTE FOR MUNICIPAL OWNERSHIP
The Robert W. Hunt Company In its
report to the first water committee
recommended that the HHiBiproved real
estate In the city bear a share of, the
cost of maintaining an adequate water
supply. This would be automatically
doae through municipal ownership, hut
is Impossible under private ownership.
The water service Is available for the.
ovraers of unimproved real estate, even.
thouRh they have not yet become con
sumers of water, and they should pay a
part of the cost of ralatalHlasr the mu
nicipal -water system.
JUDGE LEA RETURNS.
Police judge Tom Lea returned Satur
day nisfht from. Independence, Mo..
iwhere he attended the funeral of his
I jW OIL BUIIWKQ TOl
I I LOCOWTWO I I
WASHING-TON, D. C, and return .lO
On sale May 14, 15, 16 and 17, limit June 1st with extension to June 15th.
ST. LOUIS, MO., and return $49.85
On sale Mar 17, 18 and 19, limit Mav 28th.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., and return $74.10
On sale May 15, 16 and 17, limit June 15th.
AUG-ITSTA, GA., and return. '. $58.65
, t On sale April 30 and May 1, limit May 29th.
ATLANTA, GA., and return $56.20
On -sale May 22, 23 and 24, limit June 1st.
See Us for Cheap Summer Eates, and Good Service
w. c. Mccormick, g-.a. j. e. monroe, c.t.a.
CITY TICKET OFFICE ST. REGIS HOTEL
Coaldn't be much worse, could it?
But just wait
RESPONDS TO FALSE ALARM
AT MAYOR ROBMSOrTS HOME
Someone homeward bound vrko saw a.
reflection in one of the windows of
mayor Rdbinson's- home on iljrtle ave
nue" Saturday nihi .t 9 oclock, iman-
l ed there -was a fire and turned in an
j a & j reSponded
but no fire was to be found.
Toyah "Valley is growing rapidly. Best
investment in the west. Ask De Shazo
Realty Co. what's doing.
30 Days Free
A Free Offer To the Sick
People of El Paso and
Charges for Anything But the Ac
tual Cost of the Medicine
Used for a Cure.
Dr. Lewis Mackey, Specialist, former
ly of Kansas City, has permanently lo
cated in EI Paso with offices in t&
Hammett Block, entrance 112 Mea Ave
opposite the new Rio Grande Valley
Bank and Trust Co. building.
He has decided to give Ms services en-'
tircly free for one month (inedKane ex
cepted) to all invalids wk call at Isia
of-fice for treatment; t&is offer w3i be-
, o11 -May 1st and. continue until Juae 1st.
' -3 object in pursuing this course is
i xo rapioiy mrroauce nnnseu ana saver
tise hfe superior (methods of treating
chronic diseases and prove that he can
cure the most complicated cases wkica
he accepts for treatment and trader no
condition will any charge Wnatever be
made for any services rendered to all
who call and begin" treatment during
the month of May.
Catarrh and Catarrhal Deafness care&
by nw methods.
2servous Diseases, StcawchKadHey
and Bladder Troubles',' RheumatftmC--'
Piles, Ulcers, Xervou3 "DeibiUfcy, Blood
Poison, Varicocele and all "Weaknesses
of men treated.
Diseases of Women cured by kw
methods, doing away rwith, surgerv.
Satisfactory assurance furnishect for
a complete and ipermanent cure in every
case accepted for treatment; no incur
able cases taken.
Over twenty years' experience and
successful practice. Consultation, ex
amination and advice free.
Office hours, 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. Suh-
s, y to 12 a. m.