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The Virtue 61 tke Pump
buhoui of Mother uuth
v vi via vivii tii raiir n
icr must hu contend wltk
lit deposit carried iy many
v irnivitv ditches which till
iu laterals and umda much
a vegetation that should bo
clean. This later consider
ia especially very vital when
led to the Irrigation of ulful-
liieh must be Hooded. For
invuriubly true that the sur-
irrigator tinda his alfalfa
s inudded from four to eight
a above the ground. This
s that the hay wist be cut
the ailt line which causes
a loas in toungu from the
j production, or if cut thru
it line means a bale of dirty
which brings a lower price
lin nniplfi't,. ft, is ulso il
ii Let that where this ailt
in any considerfblo quail-
t causes them to become
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Htlcncy to stunt the plain
th, resulting in a decreased
uctloit of foliage, in which is
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of the hay.
'Atari liiit. lint. nut. Miuut. In iin.
on with the above given
when it is further conaid-
Atbat the coat of prcpuring
and for irrigation by pump-
no greater than that of the
ty ay atom, the runner who
siwiao enougn to iook into tue
uture, will discover that at tho
of a given term of years the
utnp naa been ao much more
tla factory, aao much greater
ana of enhanced production,
SchooI'DiitKct Nfrabfr'NiSe' "
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Hal and Lowell Walker, Hemp
and James Mo Dougal, and Ray1
Piper of Darning, visited with
Ray Childs, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Shea
were Doming visitors, Monday.
Mrii U. P. Hansen and mother,
Mrs, Walker, will spend the
Fourth in El Paso.
Closing exercises of school dis
trict No. U will be held Friday.
N. U. Hampton wont to El Paso
Tuesday for engino repalra.
A Union aunday-sohool was or
ganized last Sunday at the school
house by Rev. Campbell with JJO
members. S. It. Hunt was elect-1
ed superintendent, and Mea
dames R. R Compel, H. P.Han
aen, 0. S. Gibson, and Miaa Nellie
Chapman, teachors. Theseasion
will be held every Sunday after
noon at t h r e e o'clock. Rev,
Campbell preached both morn
ing and evening of last Sunday.
W. D. Close has purchased a
new engine for hia well.
Mrs. Martha Shive returned
Wednesday to Terrell, Texas to
celebrate horse ventyfourth birth
day, alsovisit'ng with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Carelock, during the
summer. She expects to be
back this fall.'
" ' " NOTICE
Read yoai proof notices over
carefully anal If an error ia de
tected in land numbers, spelling
of names, etc., report to this office
at once, that there may bo time in
which to correct the error. To
bo legal, those notices mutt be
p- . .-...hi... mi . m
iff Si " III Gtvzybu
$ Pi .home,
SherrllT Stevens dropped in
Sunday and gently reminded
aom6 of our citizens that a cer
tain Bible commandment was co
obe rated by a Territorial law
forbidding tha transaction of
business -on Sunday. This ap
plies So the buy or as well as the
salesman. As a matter of fact
our business men would be only
to ghid to keep thoir places of
business closed on the Sabbath
if tho people could bo induced to
do their trading on the Saturday
W. T. Dixon, living 1' miles
northeast of Columbus is one of
the hustlers of the Mimbres Val
ley. Mr. Dixon with his
family came here about the first
of January taking up H20 acres of?
that rich dirt lying in the "Gap"
country. He lias Just completed
a fine well which is affording some
850 gallons of water per minufg;
This water all coming from the
irst stratum, as the well is only
22 feet deep. He is making ex
tensive improvements on his
land, and has somo of the finest'
growing truck wo ever saw. Mr.
Dixon came here from Brown-
field, Texas, and was formerly
County Clerk of Terry Co. They
are greatly pleased with their in
vestments in this valley and with
the bright outlook. j .'
Irrigation Scene in the Mimbres Valley.
in many cases such a cheap-
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3as cyclone by blowing his
mih int) it.
1 W Rl I'ot.n r nnrl frnm nn
Paeo business trip Tuesday.
"I wo," teid Slaters, "that our old
friend Bilkins had a stroncr article
in ono of the Boaton
"lloallxf" aaid Binka, incradu
loualy. i4rd neror haro bolioTed
that of old Bilk. What waa it?"
"A recipe for pickled onions,"
laid Slatcri.--Harper' Weekly.
I IN THE LONG AQO.
"Calpurnia," said Gaeaar, with
manifest irritation, "vou haro been
going through' toy trouMVa,(iocketiM
p;ou forget," responded Calpur
nia, "that the artiata depict you u
never wearing any trouBcre."
For alio scorned to remind him
that aa Cncaar's wife ahe wm above
When you want anything iu the
Drug line, write me, and you will
get it by return express. Charges
prepaid on orders amounting to v.
$5.00 und over.
.1. A. Unni.'.ijft-K. in. . ...
Bridget: "Plase, mum, will yo
lind me yer watch fer ter bib
Why, Bridget, you have a
clock in tho kitchen, haven'tyou?"
Bridget. "Yis mum: but $the
folook fs slow, mi in . Lip pTn
TAYLOR, head carpenter and
chin polisher office at Columbus
Tho Ladloo will serve ice cream u
and lemonade at the church,