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Coluiiilnts. liiinit i'oiuily. New Mexico.
The Coi.t'Miit's I'm- ini u is the
successor to the Col.i'.Miit's Nkws
ami lias Iccn puMIlnd i ontinu
finely. weekly from July U. M
Ki tlio mvsunt time.
and the desire to do things. Tlio
west is the land of endeavor. It
is the Held of opxrtunity. The
.Voting men are leaving the cities
and the worn out fields of New
England to settle on the fertile
plains of the southwest. The
exodus from the farm lands of
The indications are that New
Mexico is now entering upon a
cyele of wet weather. While the
wi'iit her iiit'ii 1 renuontl V fnil to!
u.ve us correct information as to , th" wwt is M.conilnir alarming to
what the day may bring forth,
yet the statistics of this depart
ment pi to prove conclusively
those commonwealths who see
, their fields and orchards about
'to be left uncared for and aban-
' .1 i rni :
that the seasons run in periods ,M,m u """- mt:i
ol three, seven and nine yual,s. . Ims within his breast the indom-
These facts are hirtlier corrob- ita,,k' l)iom-'or sl)irit w,,,t,h ,ms
orated by the forester's examin i hwn ,mn(k'(l (lovvn to l,1,n b-v his
at ion of the trees which show the i f(,,vf ,v'l,l'rs w,m the
periods of rapid growth in their j w ' 1 d 0 v 0 s T,,is tl,im r
cross-sections. It is fu rilt. r! snatchinn land rrom the desert
MifMiticunt tlmt the "wet" evolo ' iU,(1 it into a warden up-
- - - r, - - - ,
should begin with the advunt ofH'
lmuje 'of the American. The west is
the place for the man of courage
peals to that enterprise, and prog
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boom. New Mexico has
more rapid strides in develop
and brain the man who is will
inn to worlc for his reward, which
shall then be the greater. The
advice of Horace Grcely "(Jo
west young man!" has been an
swered literally by the young
men of the country, and they are
here to build up a grcatcoinmon
meat this year than ever belore.
1'eople are coming within her
borders by the train loads.
Everywhere the note of optimism
is beh'g sounded Statehood
now seems an assured fact. The
natural advantages and exhaust
less resources of this territory
are leiug exploited in a manner
which is causing the icople of
the east to sit up mul take notice, Tu. Viitivni luuvy mins UV,
Mutthe "wet" cycle will event demonstrated that millions of
ually prove the greatest udver- Hons f n,MHl water from the
tisement New Mexico can Ihjss Tres llermanas goto waste an
ibly have. It means results it i mmuv. Tlloro lirt. miim.rous
self-tlie greater cultivation of plll(.es ,moin, tw f(M)t,is of
the rurm land, the larger produc- ,,L.st. moUntains wherv a large
tion of hay, grain and fruit. n-servoir could be built at rea
These are the tilings tlmt really sonable cost that would conserve
count. People, whether they a Vllsl ammml ()f t,is waUM. fm.
come out of Missouri or a long j,Tjgatio M,rposes. if the farm-
ways i rum Missouri liue to see , orti OWning laud lying south and
results, unci the coining years
will undoubtedly reveal them.
The ''desert" will be quickly for
gotten and the New State will ba
come far famed as the garden
8ot of the southwest.
east of these mountains would
get together, an organiwition
could be formed, bonds floated,
and an excellent supply of cheap
irrigating water obtained.
J There is now scarcely an east
ern statu but is instituting a cam
paign of some nature for the pur
lose of Weuping their ooplc at
home. This activity of the older
suites along the Atlantic sea
board and even in the Mississ
ippi valley is the result of the in
sisteut (tall of the west to the
young man with brain and brawn
I The Albuquerciue Evening Her
aid and the Columbus Courier
the two leading papers of New
Mexico, have both added cartoon
ists to their staff.
J Kverything now seems favor
able for a vote on statehood Au
gust 7, ir, Senator Owen don'l
find t out.
Lighi, Airy Kooiiin.
First Class Service.
I noon. 2 o'cbu-K.
.Miss .MlU'Xliiltf tioilil. Htij. t.
Woodmen of the World.
Meets every oilier Sitltinliiy night.
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