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A RICH PUMPING DISTRICT
i Coiiltmietl rrom Pane 1 i
owner as a relinquishment for
$000. The welt and pumping
plant cost $l.."(Hi, and now, after
sis months, the quarter section
Is worth at least live times as
much as the owner has put into
"There is still smne govern
meni land to be had in the I'o
Iambus disl rl M, and there are a
few rclinqins ments fur sale.
Deeded land is niVered at from
$1." to Sin Nr acre, according to
"The altitude is l.(HX) h-el; the
climate healthful, with cool nights
in summer and sunny days that
make crops, and exceedingly
mild winters. The soil is the silt
from the hills brought down by
t hi rains tin accumulation of
ages. Ueneath it lies the accu
mulation of centuries of water
a combination which, in that mild
country, means productiveness
beyond tlie wildest dreams of
the uninitiated. Further infer
illation in regard to the Columbus
valley may be obtained from Mr
Jesse Mitchell, editor of the Co
Republican County Convention.
The Republican county conven
tion was held at Deniing. Satur
day. September 'S., county chair
man C. .1. Kelly being in the
C. .1 Uiuglircn was elected
tcmiwirary chairman and A. A.
Tempke temporary secretary.
P. K Connoway. C. .!. K.-lly
and H. P. Hansen were apiKiinted
itH a committee on credentials.
W. K. Unit. .1.11. Uwson and
Albert Wilsey were pM)inted a
committee on resolutions.
Dr. Williams. II. 11. Kelly and
J. (. Till' bill Were . ppointed ii
committee on iM-rmanent organ i
After a recess of :tn minutes
reports were heard from the va
rinus etmimittees, and upon mo
tion were accepted.
The committee on resolutions
made a report rca ill ruling the
faith of the delegates of tin con
vention in the historic imjHium of
the Uepu Mican party, approving
the course of President Tuft; at
knuwledging the atlmirable work
dole by Hon. V. H. Andrews,
William Alden Smith anil Hon.
Edward L. Hamilton. Hon. A.
W. Pollard was entlorsed us sen
ntur from the lath senatorial dis
triet. ami Hon. l. Hainihon as
district attorney for the nth jadi
Jesse Mitchell, C. J. Kelly ami
A. W. Pollard Were elected dele
gates to the Republican stale
convention to be held at Las
Vegas, September jj,.,
Connoway, C. J,
held at the same time ami place.
H. H. Kelly. Albert Wilsey and
A. A. Tempke were elected tlele
gates to the judicial convention,
to be held at Silver City, tin date
having not yet been set.
The convention throughout was
marked with a high spirit of op
timism. everv delegate present
feeling assured the Republican
party in Luna county is in better
condition for victory this year
than evt r before.
See Crisumore for earivnter
work. No job too small nor too
large for him l." tf
The Mimbres Valley i coining
to the front with much rapidity.
Its line, rich soil, unlimited sup
ply of water, shallow wells and
Hue climate, makes the Mimbres
Valley an ideal spot.
A contract hasjust been signed
for put ting down 'Jo wells at 'nc .
The valley is being settletl very
fast with an excellent class of
ambitious people the kind that
makes things come right.
I am elated over our pros-cis
and am proud of my claim. M i
10. t. Holland in Husiness Farm
er. For Sale -(loud horse, cheap:
gentle tti ride or dnc.
H. 10. Sisco.
The southern Luna county
touchers were represented at the'
meeting held in Columbus lust
Saturday. Because of political!
anil other duties the gentlemen
were ab.sent; however, those who
were present had a profitable ami
enthusiastic discussion about
school work The initiatory steps
for organisation were taken, anil
It was decided to hold the Octo
ber meeting at Hermanns.
Rev Wm. .1 (iiirdon will preach j
Saturday night at the Rain home, I
in miles north of Columbus. Sun
day morning at the Sunnyside
school house, and Sunday after
noon and night at the Columbus
Kxtra copies of the CnruiKU
may he secured at this ofllce at
T cents the copy, wrapped.
Dr. E. S. Milford
NerOc and PelOic
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DEMINC - . NEW MEXICO
J Nch Tables, Up-to-date
I Equipment I
Cold Drinks, Candies. Cigars g
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) Just to Remind You
Days Are Growing Shorter
Evening comes sooner. How
about the Lamps and sup
plies? We have a nice line to
select from. Anything from a
common hand lamp to a brack
et or Rochester burner. Also
lanterns, a good quality.
..SAM RAVEL i
Our tottn: 'More Goods (or Less Honey." .
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C ULUIVidUo DLAURoMi I H HUf
L. D. Kearney. Manager
Blacksmithing, I loiseshecing, Wood-Work, Pump,
Gasoline Engine, Windmill and Gen
eral Repair Work done
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I rnces icasonauiK - ouii&iuvuun vjuaramccu
We have a full line of the school
books to be used by the schools of
Columbus Township. .,
A Fine Line of
Laces and Embroideries
The latest weaves and patterns. Be
sure to come and see them. They
will please you. Prices are right.
"Good Gratlctl Goods.'
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UlUgliren .llld'a -Ctitrjthinv Ntnt nnd Ordtrt,-
Ceo. Shall were elected delegates!- EARL GULLEY, Prop 1
to the senatorial convention, to b. m . m TT
Square Deal Meat Market
T. A. Hulsey, Prop, vfr
FULL LINE OF FRESH AND CURED MEATS
Eggs, Butter, Potatoes and Vegetables
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