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TOR C AMARAD CUfUUtNT. FRIDAY, DMOÜMIIHR M, 1
Being A Quasi
A Bank's Proper
Mission is not only
LET US HELP YOU
Capital and Surplus $200,000.00
Misses Barber Nell Thomas and
Pearl Burn, two or Carlabad'a fine
Stria, of whom we are extremely
proud, arrived In -The city the latter
part of laat week, and will ipend the
holiday visiting among their many
friend and relative!.
C. W. Bartlett and su, ui nag
erman, proprietor of the White Star
Hatchery, were In town the lint of
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Carlabad schools cloaed laat Fri
day afternoon for the mld-terin va
oaMon and will not reopen until the
2nd of January, 19J3. Teaehera and
pupila are alike enjoying thl brief
respite from aohool dutlea and will
no doubt, take up the work of the
next emente r with renewed diligence.
Mr. and Mrs. Damewood, spent
.Sunday and Chrlstmaa Day in Hope
with relatives and friends.
ll illil ll PHOHE HKVEAIJt
stNOKwOI I.HJUOH KINO
Sweetwater, Dec. It. The mys
tery surrounding rtie discovery of
the body of a man, which had been
dragged from a shallow grave on
the prairie 16 miles west or MM
tnole, Is rapidly being dispelled, ac
cording to Cleve Cobb, sheriff of
OaThes county, who came to Sweet
water to claim the car belonging to
the murdered man.
The cur was found stored in a
garage at Roscoe, eight miles west
'of Sweetwater, having been left there
by a well dressed Mexican several
Tho discovery of tin dead man, a
Mexican, caused much excitement In
Oalnes county ut the time and tne
Identity of the man remained un
known until he waa later recognised
by his brotihera by gold fillings or
his teeth. Investigation revealed
that lite man had i shot In the
head, the body partially burned and
burled In a hallow grave In the
aand. Stockmen driving a herd of
cattle aero the pralrl discovered
the body a the result of peculiar
action of the cattle mlllliiK around
Che mutilated body, which had been
devoured by coyote.
Olven Inside View
Brother of the dead man, who
formerly lived In Artesls. New Mex
ico, In a atatement to the tJalne
county sheriff gave the authorities an
Inside" view of a whlkey running
ring which I alleged to have been
operating between Kl Paso and the
TVxa oil field for the last fwo year.
The 'plan usually employed by the
t raff leers was to carry whiskey Into
the oil field and cache gasoline and
oil along their route on the return
trip to be used by the next llitior
Indeti car. Hiiih avoiding cities. One
such storage point I said to have
bien located near the cap rock In
Further Information by lite rela
tives of the dead man Is mild to
have thrown tupición upon alleged
member higher up In the ring. The
recent murder l believed to have
been the result of n "frame-up" ac
cording to atitho: Itlcs. when It' was
revealed that the murdered man car
ried with him mi the fatal trip
ll.Gnt) In mnnev and 4.12 quarts of
whiskey en route to Snyder. Texas,
where" he waa to exchange the mon
ey and whiskey for a herd of cattle.
Tap It Recovered.
Car. money and whiskey disap
peared before the murder was dis
covered. The car was located at Mos
cou ftiree days ago by Nolan county
officers, hut the whereabouts of the
currency and llnunr have not been
revealed The car ws specially
hullt, fitted with two sets of license
plate for use In Texas nnd New
Mexico, ID-gallon gasoline tank and
a peclnlly built body.
Several suspects are under snr
vellunce and West Texas officer in
timate that th? latest murder mys
tery and the break up of a well or
ganized whlskev running rang will
be effected as the result of the state
ment of the brother of the murd
Everything good during the Next
Year, and in turning over a new leaf
don't forget to resolve to have a
made during 1923. We Thank You
for your valued Patronage during
the past year.
Ray V. Davis
Picture Frames and Framing
For these cool days a
Hot TOMATO FLIP
Hot Drinks of all Kinds
COZY CORNER CONFECTIONERY
WORK TO NT A I IT ON
HOPE'S WATER WOIIKS
ABOUT MAHCM II ItST
F. L. Hancock. Consulting Engin
eer, of Denver, Colorado, was here
Tuesday in the Interest of the watet
works system, and reports that the
bonds have been sold at' par, and
that work will be fully under way
by the first of March.
A meeting waa called at i on p
m. by the City Council to rwdtlva M.
Hancock's report. The plans were
approved by the Council and Mr.
Handcock left for Denver to com
plete the necessary derails of con
tract work. Hope Tress.
Mrs P. A. Wright left' Tueaday
morning for Separ, New Mexico,
where aha is teaching, she coming
ho to spend the holidays In Carls
had with her husband and other relatives.
Miss Barbara Jonea and her
hi "i In i ni law. l'rofesor Stanley
D rather, who have been house guests
nt the home of Mr. and Mr. Marvin
Livingston, left Wednesday morning
on their return to lllohe, Arlxon.v
Stuart Armstrong will at,t 01
the return trip to school at l.aw
rence, Kansas. Sunday night. Stu
art Is doing fine In hi studies and
Carlsbad, where the has grown up,
will continue to be proud of him.
WhtTe he was at home he celebrated
hi nineteenth birthday anniversary,
and nearly all of hie nineteen years
have Been spent In Carlsbad.
Ben Rotan waa a bualneas visit
or to El Paso thla week, leaving
Wednesday for -That city.
Mrs. Corn, of Koswell, a sister of
Mrs. Aud iLusk, la a holiday visitor
In the city from her home.
Mlaa Dorothy Batton and her
brother, Cecil, who havo been liv
ing In Rosweli, for some time, are
In the city spending the holidays
among friends and relatives.
Mrs. Georgia Pond received a
lovely Christmas tree sent her by
Hra. M. N. Smith, of Frljole. The
tree, which is a beauty, was brought
in by the mall carrier, and with Its
load or glfta. will adorn the home of
Mrs. Pond until after the New Year.
Her many friends In this city are
glad for her.
BUICK WORK A SPECIALTY
SKILLED RAPID WORK ON ALL CARS
Ford Motors overhauled complete In one day at a labor
coat of .. m fan
Ford valves ground, 12.60. Connecting rod bearings fit
ted, 11.00; Piston rings fitted, $3.76; brake bands rellned
93. SO; rear end overhauled, $6.00.... Main and connect
ing rod bearing lilted, $6.80; Engine pulled, $2.26. All
work first claaa.
Motor Oil. . 85c per gallon Gasoline, 35c per gallon.
Near Depot Telephone 200
We are the originators of Abstracts with
out padding and lower cost.
SECURITY ABSTRACT CO.
Office Orar People's Mercantile Grocery.
The citizens of Hope met at the
counting rooms Monday night aud
went Into details of t'he organization
of the bank. Messrs Weis, Killings
worth and Threw, the examiners who
are In charge of bhlngH here, ex
plained the proposition thoroughly,
and appointed a committee to ruise
$30,000 capital stock and surplus to
establish the new institution. Un
der the new plan, a part of the old
bank's business would be taken oxer
by the new, and In this way work no
hardship on thoao who have out
notes ut thi time.
The committee were Initrurted
to gel' busy with the sale of tin
stock, and to report to the examin
ers upon their return after the holi
days. Several of the Hope citizens have
expressed their willingne to take
it good big block of stock, and It Is
confidently expected that the full
amount will be raised. Hope Preas.
PEC08 WATER USERS ASSOCIA
TION. NOTICE OF ANNUA!, ELECTION.
Notice Is hereby given that' the
annual election and meeting of
stockholders of the Pecos Water
i-st :, Association will bo held at tho
office of the corporation In the dry
of Carlsbad, Eddy couuty, New Mex
ico, between the hours of 10:00 A.
M. and 3:00 o'clock P. M . ou Tuea
day, January 16, A. D lilt,
At aald election there are to be
elected by ballot as prescribed by
the by-laws, one Director in the Otis
District to take the place of J. A.
Hardy, term expired; one director in
the Loving District, to take lite place
of C. P. I'u td oe, term expired: and
one Dlrectorln the Malaga District,
to take the place of A. W. Dalliuan,
The Judges of aald election, as
appointed by the president of the
Board are L. B. James, W. L. Mttg-
gerldge and J. R. Storkweh.
The Clerks of said election, as
! appointed by the President of the
j Board, are: Roy B. Wortey and
This notice Is given and pub
lished by me as required by the
by-lawa, and under the direction of
the poard of Directors by resolu
tion adopted by them.
L. 8. MYERS, Secretary.
PECOS WATER USERS'
lRDoc2 5 ASSOCIATION.
Insurance of all
Room a Jume Bldg.
Mr. and Mrs. Cavanatigh and their
son, Mr. and Mrs. Rinhard Morrison.
Mr. and Mrs. Trav Humphries and
family, Mr. and Mrs. McCandless and
children and Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Westaway and haby daughter, spent
Chrlstmaa Day nt the Richard West
away ranch, seventeen persons In all
sitting dawn to Christmas dinner.
Notice is hereby given that a niaaa
meeting is called for 7:30 p in at
the Chamber of Commerce rooms In
the A i nory building, on December
28th. 1922 Said meeting being call
ed to elect an entire executive com
mittee and Home Service secretary
of the American Red Cross, Eddy
County Chapter, for the year 1923.
F. E. HUBERT,
Dr. William J. Smu liens
CAHLSKAD, NEW MEXICO
Office Bldg. with
DOCTORS PATE & CULPKPPEIt
Cation Nt. Opposite Court House
Hours tlM A. M. to III; 1 to S P. M.
ii M MM. OF ALL KINDS
P, P. IIOOVEU, Prop,
Residence Phone J.
Office Phone Wi E.
ST. EDWARDS 111 lit II
Early mass, 7 A. M.
Late mass and English sermon,
10:00 A. M.
Week Day Services.
On all school das, mass at .:15
A M . Saturdays at :00 A. M.
Knight of Columbus meetings
NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS
Sewer Tax, of the Clry or Carlabad
for the year 1822 became delinquent
November 1, 1912. According to
the ordinandi of the City of Carls
bad, this sewer tax must be paid or
lien will be filed. Kindly call at
the off loo of the City Clerk and pay
your aswer tag.
R. A. TCFFELMTRH,
a, , City Clerk.
Make Sure you are Safe
'I he in. ni who think of tomorrow of III future comfort- of the
protection of his family INSURES HIS PROPERTY TODAY.
If It burns ic will imii break him. The Insurance comjmny pay
The one who thinks only of today who ronslders only the slight
expense of the moment who forget the future security of his
rurally DOES NOT INSURE. When the property burns It crip
ples him or wiica him out completely.
FIRE AND AUTOMOI1ILE INSURANCE
Let us quote you low prices on a policy
W. F. MtILVAIN
BY PLACING YOUR
FIRE AND AUTO
Swigart & Prater
WHO MA KB A SPECIALTY
THERE IS A LOT OF SKIN
TROUBLE IN CARLSBAD
We will sell you a jar of
BLUE STAR REMEDY
on a guarantee for Itch, Eczema, Ring
worm, Tetter or Cracked Hands, Old
Sores or Sores on Children. Will not
stain clothing and has a pleasant odor.
CORNER DRUG STORE