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I Local News Items
Try the new men! market.
II W Young wont to F,l R.tso.
Ye editor made a business I rip
to Dciuiug, Saturday.
Dr. and M rs. Alhro are expect
ed back home ( tctoher '2.
l''or good rii r pe n t e r Work
( 'rtsaiuoro is ihe man to see. t f
Sam and I mis Ravel spent
Saturday in Ml I'aso celebrating
Hie Jewish New Ye.tr. 7W7'2.
F.ngiuos properly installed are
gtsnhno sa ers. See Kearney.
'lay K.le. id Kyle. Texas, is
visiting with his uncle, ('apt.
Kvle. oT the customs service.
Turnip seed and ponl'rysiip
plies usk Coluiubus Outlining
Charles N. I'oyiiton. who re
cent ly tiled on laud northeast o
town, is just lluishing a line well.
II. I'. Hansen and .las. Durham
u' tended the Republican county
convention at Dentine; last Satttr
Hand in every occurrence ifa
news nut ttre. but don't wait until
Friday or Saturday and expect
to see it in print .
Mr. and Mrs. I). W. Drown or
Ml I'aso. arrived Wednesday to
make this their future home.
They have land southwest ol'
A number of rriouds gathered
at Ihe (Joeliel home last Friday
to assist in colohruting the anni
versary of Miss Mnrgurite's
R. .1. Harrington took the noon
I rain Wednesday Tor Ml I'aso.
lie will add to his stock' id canned
goods, and otherwise improve his
place oT business.
"I'rince" Al Wat kins was in
Columbus last Wednesday buy
injj ,i big hunch of Mexican cattle
from Albert It. Reed. About 2K)
head were imported and driven
mirth to his ranch near Dei. ing.
Some people never hand in an
item of news for publication, but
if we happen to miss an item in
which they are interested, they
tire sure to blind Ms a north pole
.stare that would freeze the liver
d a polar hear.
The Coi'UIKM is in receipt uf
copies or the I'hronoscope and
Tiller and Toiler, newspapers
published tit I .a rued, K. n., which
show the local townsite compa
ny's advertising force is getting
right into the heart of the people
l'o Columbus and the lower
Few people have any idea what
an incentive it is to both teacher
and scholar to know that parents
and outsiders tiro inking n lively
interest In their work. Wo bo-
lieve tin- "little folk" at school
appreciate sucll interest more,
perhaps. 1 1 lit tl till1 larger ones.
Still, tlic effect Is not lost on nny
of them, and wo hope every par
ent will talfc a hint I'min this and
place the public school on their
iiii . .
I rltla.v evening a number ol
vomic neimle met mi Hi., t H hi in i.r
Mr. and Mrs. W..I. Simmons Tor
a social evening. Alter several
games or cards little Miss Pauline
served delicious cake and punch.
Then all '"tried their hand" at
dropping peanuts into a vase.
Miss Mva Opdyke won the ladles'
prize, a pair ol embroidery scis
sors, while W. I). Ilankins cap
tured the prize appropriate hir a
gentleman a pair or silk mix.
Following are the names or those
present: Mr. and Mrs .). I
White. Mr. ami Mrs. A V. Moore.
Mr! and Mrs L. . I. I 'each. Mes
dames Ltddoll, Alley. Simmons;
s Mva and Zoldu Opdyke
Clara I'eueh. Pauline Simmons
and Messis. W. I). Ilankins and
II. .1. Cox.
Country produce bought and
sold by Square Deal Meal Mai
Auscimo Annuo, a .Mexican,
was tirrestud Tuesday by Deputy
Sheriff Chadborn on the charge
or burglary and larceny. He was
caiij; hi with some or the goods on
his person. Later his house was
searched and a large quantity of
stuff belonging to various per
sous was recovered. A prelimi
nary hearing was held before
lodge Tale, who bound him over
to district court, and he was talc
en to Doming Wednesday and
lodged in jail.
There are no "House for Rent"
signs to be seen in this town,
which is good proof of growth
and prosperity: also an indica
tion that more homes ought to be
provided for the people who
would move here ir houses could
be rented. A number or cozy
and attractive cottages that tin
be rented at a reasonable ligure
is what we need.
I'1. M. Cosset t is in receipt of u
letter from W. R. Fleming, brink
the news ol' his marriage a short
time ago to a young lady ol' Mus
lfogee, Oklu. Mr. and Mrs. Flom
lug are now enjoying their wad
ding trip through the south. The
letter was written from Aniete,
Lu. They expect to be in Colum
bus in the near future.
S. D. Nelson, or Wichita, Kan.,
was in Colnmhus the lirst of the
week taking notes nf the valley.
Mr. Nelson is looking for an
opening for the b nking business
and as well pleased with pros
pects found here.
N. II. Darton of the geological
survey, is here investigating the.
underflow of the valley for a spe
cial nqxH't to the interior depart-
j ment. From what we can learn,
his opinion of this subject is not
disappointing to the most entliu
sltistic booster of the M imbrcs ;
Valley, lie is also malting a j
special Irlpov r the onyx and
marble deposits. A report on '
this rock he will embody in a
statement to the mining depart-1
Foil SAI.K: ItroMlle N'o. !l
Folding camera, flood as new
Inquire at Courier ollitje.
W. R. Page came into Coluui
bus last Saturday from Tampa,
Florida, after lirst visiting Dent
ing. Mr. Page likes Columbus
ami this part of the Mimbres
Valley so well that he purchased
thro lots east ol the business sec
tion, on which he contemplates
erecting some cottages for rent.'
(Jon. Zetirillg and R. McClu j
ghan. id' Albuquerque, arrivi d in I
Columbus last Saturday. Mr.
McChighau has acquired laud j
northwest of here, and will enter j
into the real estate business at ,
this place. Mr. Hearing is look-
iug for a homestead. '
On account or many id the vol !
ing precincts id the county hav 1
iug no r.dlroitd or telegraph lacil ,
itiesthe Till! county vote of the!
Democrat c primary held last I
Saturday has not yet been re i
po. ted as we go to press.
Does your engine consume too;
much fuel? Does it run irregu 1
lury See Kearney, the engine j
All aiiniiiMH'i'tni-uts miller tin-, head,
fin-Mule, district. i-nniiH ion! town
sltip. lire ri'iiiiivil to lie iaiil in ml
I'Olt hl.KTUIl'T ATTOKNKY.
I hereby announce myself a
candidate for the nomination for
District Attorney for the Sixth
Judicial District, compo ed of
(runt ami Luna counties, subject
to the will or the Democratic par
t.V. expressed either in district
convention or primary, and
pledge the people ti clean and
energetic enforcement of law. if
nominated and elected.
A I. VAN N. WlllTK.
I hereby announce my eunili
dacy for the nomination of Dts
trict Attorney for the Sixth. lit
dicial district, composed of Luna
and ('.rant counties, subject to
the will of the Democratic party
as expressed in primary or con
vention, and pledge a clean, oner
getic enforcement of the law ir
nominated and elected.
.Ias. S. FlKl.llKtt.
fOtWTY .SCHOOL siim:uintknj
KNT. I hereby announce my candi
dacy for the ofliee of County Sn
pei'lliti'lldort of Schools, subject
to the action of the Republican
(HACK (. (lOKHKL,
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for the ofliee of County
Commissioner or the Second dis
trict, subject. to the action of the
Republican county convention.
Mrs. W. 'I'. Richie entertained
the 1 dies' aid society last Wed
nesday afternoon, this being the
monthly tea. All were invited In
work on "that quilt" while some-
thing nice fur thanksgiving win
being discussed. After paying
their dimes the ladies were
served with lemonade, alee unit
melon Those present were Mes-
dames Lee Thomas. A. L Taylor.
W. F. King. II Alley. Will Richie,
and Meek: Misses Waterbur.v,
Mtolln (ioobel and Myrtte Richie.
Cedar Pols, Straight, good'
sized Texas cedar posts for sale.
tr .1. L. w.u.kkk.
Ice Sipnire Deal Meat Mar
To secure a I lomc
in Columbus and
the lower Mimbies
We llle the latest
guides and can
show you the besl
Free Government Land, Relin
quishments, Deeded Land
or Town Lots
We cordially invite
you to call or write
Columbus, N. M.
If you want our House
W. C. GAMBLE
Columbus N. M.
Work UoncQuickly-Prict Htnuunthle
Light, Airy Rooms.
First Class Service.
J. W. Blair.