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CAULS BAD, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, SEPTISMBKH 2, 1809.
Live Territorial News,
UARFIOLl) & CANTUHI.I., Proprietors.
A. :'. I'UATT, Protr.
ON AMD ATTKIl OOT. IB
THE QREAT T. & P.
ON J! OF TUB J
FINEST T IAINS IN THE 5
WILL RUN SEMI-WEEKLY S
EACH WAV TO g
LOS ANGELES jj
0 SAN FRANCISCO, jj
St. Louis r Chicago J
Tli ro tub SalLe end t Worth.
ITIID DIOTDPT TIUD DUDI) Minn W
luornaiciui mud cjidii maup,
A Pnlnoo on Whoola. 3
See nearest tlo' at .i.nt lor further M
E. P. TURittn, Q. P. & T. A.,
El Paso a Hortbeastyjp Railway,
hfuvfH Aluniogoiilo 3:20 p. in.
Arnvi-n Hi 1'uhii ";lt p. 111.
J.i.vos I.i 1'tiNii lUtltOit 111.
ArrlvcH Aluiiingoiilu MB p. tn.
Making entirec'liui itt HI Pawl for
tin- im'I, wist ami ithj'olntH In Mtxlon.
1 ('miiiuctliiK at AIh)iiikim1ci with thu
Btagl- Hill' f'T tuu
White OoU Country.
WMti' (Mk, Ilootlo, Nosjtil, (Iruy,
Bud saliiilo ijuuI IIi-iiU.
Also onnmattHg with Tulftrrsjw tt
lliiu which tiVM ArouiiMortlo after
arrlvul of traju woh tjuf. Loovbi
'jmarosw hi ioio tri.. U, Uit at ill
m innttlnu otimu'etloii with Uio Mtith
jjoii nil trttfu.
A- S. Qtiltlfl,
(Ion Supi AIM hMH Afjf.
31 A lux A HUM. A. U. A.
, . . wdln aktleh and delinn Bar
-.A?i? Vlaln ??r opinion frwt.lliMiW
jnUV . ei MiBd.utUJ. Handbook oil )"lOU
M.a rat, JsswftJi'H.ft.
flu aaia VsdOf
MAINTENANCE OF ROAD8,
Conatant Cut la Ifeecaaarr to lr
Without proper enro tho most oxpon
ilro road may go to rnln in two or
throo years and tho initial oxponsn of
constructing it bo noarly lost It In of
thn greatest importnnco, thorcforo, that
all Rood roods ihonld havo daily caro.
Thoy not only wear out, but wash out
and freoxo out Water U tho greatest
It Is necessary to tho propor main
tonnuco of a rond that it should
"crown" or bo higher in tho iniddlo
than at tho aldox. If it li lint .11 tho
center, It aoon bocoium ooncavo and itH
mlddlo bocouiei a pool or n uiudholo if
on n levol or n water oonriw If on on in
A hollow, rut or puddle should novor
bo allowed to roiualn, hut nhould bo
avenly (1111 and tampwl with tho aamo
tuntxrinl of which tho nurfnco was orl(t
inully cohitructed. A rako should bo
mcd froely, iwpcciully In rotnoving
tonwi, lump or ridgoa. Ruta may bo
avoided by minx wldo tlrm on all
wiKDtili which onrry honvy loada. If
this In Hot alwnya poMihle, tho liornes
should bo hitched so that they will
walk .directly In front of tho wheels.
Thin can be accomplished by mnklug
thadoublo or whinio truo of such length
tliat tho cuds may bo In lino with tho
wheels. A horsu will not wulk In n rut
unions compollcd to do so, and conse
quently if all horsns woro hitched In
tills way rnts would ovcntually disap
pear from stouo ronds.
If stones aro cracked on a road with
a hummer, a smooth snrfiica is out of
tho question. U10 stono clips for repair
fiiK rtoun ronds, and remember that nil
foreign mnterial and rubbish will ruin
tho biwt road and that dust and mud
will double tho cost of maintenance.
Ordluurily tho chief work dono by
country pooplo on highways Is ropalr
Iiik tho diiuiaKo resnltiiiK from uu
lect Why this neKllftcucoT Tho ndao
"A stitch In time saves nine" can
never bo npplloil mora appropriately to
anything thuu to the mnlntenauco or
repuir of all kinds of roads.
Vlml It Co.lii tn Trnimpnrt rroilueo
Ovrr Com 11 1 ry lloml..
An Inquiry of this kind was mndo in
November, I SOS, by thu United Statin
department of agriculture through Its
ofllco of rond Inquiry. Ton thousand
circulars wcro sent out to fnrmors in
all parts of tho United States inking
for Information In three various par
ticulars. Hepllrs woro received from
over 1,300 couutlM distributed through
out tho United Rtatu. and tho results
wuro cnrefnlly compiled. The weight of
loads hauled varied between an aver
age of l!,408 pounds in tho pralrio
states and un nverngo of I.U07 pounds
In tho cotton states, the average weight
of farm loads for thu whole country bo
tag 'J.003 jiounds, or practically a ton.
Tho average haul was found to bo
IS 1-10 miles, varying between 9 0-10
milts in tho eastern states and 28 a-10
miles In tho l'ncilic and mountain
states. Tho average cost of murkotlng
a ton of crops In the Units States was
found to bo $. 02. It was nslilgh as
$8. 1'Jln the Pacific ooatt uud moun
tain stater, due to long hauls, and as
low as 1.B7 In the uortlmrn and east
ern states, which are mure densely set
tled and where railroads nre numerous
and hauls are shorter. The average cost
of hauling a ton a distance of oue milt
was tn cents, it being 'It cents in thn
prairie and Pucllle ixwst and mountain
itntsi and rising ni high as 83 cents
lu IImj atni state
Ths qtutltf et mf7 M rtttt Mrtatl
It drattb a the gntU rota irssu hMYeu
Upon ttM plats (tenwitli; It la twtM WmJ
II blMalh lilw that irtvM ami tilm Ifcat Uks.
Tts Htlstilttat In Uw u.htUtt: It te"a
Tb tbrvnvd ni(r)i Uilw Itwii liU trawn.
Ula awiittr abuwt the (orv at itnsral puHtr.
Tlit atlrlUulo to awe and majMly,
nharvln doth alt tlx drad and tmr of kluga.
But IHiroy l alov llita KJt(rl awaf
II la nlhrwiKl In th bwirt of kliiga.
It ta an attribute to (lad blutHlf,
And Mrthl iHtwrr dM than abawr llktat (Vid's
Wbwt ware w" JttaUt.
Two Went Vp ft) (U Temple ta ! rr,
Two went ts prar I Oh, rather ear
One went to bras, the other to pray
One aUgde tin fteM and treads on blgju
Where toe elber darea not lead hla eye.
Oat nearer to God's altar trodi
The other ta the alUr'a Ood.
TOM KtrrCMUM OWNS Ul.
Mo Is tho Original Ulack Jack-Tlte
Prisoner Likely to l)lcllo and
McOlnnls (liven n Hearing.
United SIMM .Marshal V. M. Korsker
nml SherllT Cieero Ntmvnrt, uf Kl(ly coun
ty, arrived Inst oreiiing, brliiulng with
thoin V. II. Medlniilt, chnrged with ttnln
robbery In Union ciuiuty, nml aln with tlio
murder of .sheriff Knrr of Colorado. They
11 1 no brought Willi them Tom Kutehuiii.one
of tlio men who recently attempted to
hold up a train 011 thu Colorado & .South
ern nml wns ahot by tho romltiotnr oi tho
train. Tom Ketehum Is badly woumled in
tho right firm by eleven bitoksliot from tho )
gun of tho I'omluplor null It Is feared thnt
blood-poisoning has set In and thnt ho will
dlo tho samo ns his brother, Hnni Kctohum,
did at tho tiunilenllniy from n wound In
tlio shoulder, n short tlmo ago, MherlfT
Ktowart, aftur nisistlng In delivering tho
two men nt tho penitentiary, loft Inst night
lor Kddy county.
Tom Ketehum was' taken in chnrgo by
United Slates Marshal Koraker nt Trini
dad, whero tho outlaw was In tho hospltnl.
Ketehum refuted tn hnve his arm ainpataU
ednnd attempted suloldo. Ho first asked
for a revolver with whloh to shoot himself,
nml when thnt was refused, took tho bnml
ogoa from his nrni) when nlono wrnpd
them around hi ncek and put his foot into
tho loop, trying to stratiglo himself. Ho
was uiinonsclous when found nml It was
two hours'holoro ho regalnfol conscious
ness. At first ho was sullen and surly but
Inter beenmo tnlkntlvo nml told M inhnl
Fnrnkor thnt he hnd committed n number
of robberies, but was not with his brother
when tho recent trnln robbery near l'ol
som was committed. In fnet ho did not
know thnt his brother was dead until
Manual Koraker told him. "If I had
known that tho trnln hnd been held up
nenr Fnlsnm only n short tuno before, 1
would not Imvo mndo tho attempt a se
cond tlmo," snld Ketehum to Korakor.
Mnrshnl Fornker Is convinced thnt Ket
ehum Is tho orlginnl lllack Jack. Ketehum
at first gnvo his name as Thomas Stevens
but admitted Inter being Tom Ketehum.
Ho snld when nrrestcd thnt tho affair at
Folsom wns hU first attempt at train rob
bing and that he was formerly a peacenblo
cowboy nnd was alono In the hold up. Hut
ho ndmlttcd Inter having had accomplices
in tho last bold up nt Folsom.
McClintils wns n non-communicative
lloth prisoners woro given a hearing this
forenoon nt tho penitentiary by U. S. Com
missioner J. I. Victory.
Tho prisoners waived exnmlnntlon on
tho luminal chnrgo nt Interfering with tho
United Mtntes malt and were asked to fur
nish 01,000 bond for their nppcaranco at
court. More serious charges will bo made
Itlsrelnted Hint thu brothor of tho Ket
chum's at Kan Atigelo, Tex., snmo months
ago supplied Tom and Sam Ketehum with
money to stnrt In tho cattle business In
Idnho. Thu two outlaws afterwards sepa
rated and Independently sourht their old
stamping ground In northeastern Now
Mexico, and without tho kuowledgu of
ouch other resolved to rob tho Colorado
.Southern trnln. upon different occasions
and both met with disaster.
A Murderer Captured,
Six years ago .lulinn Flro, a goat hunter,
oallcd nt the home of John (Jrahnm, who
lives in Now Meileo a short dlitaiieo (mm
tho Southern l'aHflo rnilway brldgo, and
told tils young son that if ho would aoeoiic
pnny him to where his herd of gnats wero
ho would give him a ynting gnt. This the
boy did. Not returning 11 senruh was in
stituted and he wus found some little ill'
laiioo from home, bnvlng been murdered
by Flro, who had beaten his head Into an
unrecognizable tunas. Flro disnppesred
nnd all trace of him was lost until n few
days ago when tho sheriffs ofllco wns noti
fied that ha had been seen In Sliver City.'
Deputy Sheriff Williams took Immedlnto
stops to apprehend him but he had left
.silver City beforo ho could be plnced under
arrest. Mr. Williams sent Inquiries to
surrounding towns lu New Mexico nnd
Arizona and on Tuesday received a tele
gram from Clifton, Arizona, stntuig that
Flro hnd been arrested. Ho procured the
necessary papers and loft on Wednesday
for that place. Ilonn Ann County Itopub-lloiin,
Pound Dead Near Catakilf.
Tho body of 11. (laroia, of Las Vcgns,
was found nt the onarconl ovens two miles
west of Cnttkill.oruthtd under n stsck of
railroad ties. Thn body was found by A.
Sharp. Onrels hnd pushed away the sup
port ot tho stack of ties, 1 and thoy foil on
lilin, crushing his head.
. total utrnnper prerlim tn her going
; When His mrii med thro
her aim made diligent enqairts rrgnrejlng
Hprailllng'it financial standing, general (-
pwirntie and other ogKMlinn, demit
ing her total Igooritnee of the ninn,
It la htdlevnl they became mulunlly
aeqnntnled Ihioogh lk HifitllttM t Mwa
pnper adrorliMhii. Tad dnnd mnn wns
4B jrpnra of age, has been in tin rrglon
for tho pnit Afteeti years nnd had neoumu
Inted a fortune lu cattle Invratmsnta.
Tim MoKlnatry woiusn, It Is snld, was
formerly an aotrrns. Hhs Is of wiiiioiiib
Hereon, fair of frnturea aud lu the uelglr
borlinnd of SO years of age.
Arthur R. O'QuInn,
AMHt far Sshlltt and1 Anlimncr-liuicn
(lullty of a Poul Alurdcr.
A telegram dated Jerome, Aria.,
Auguat 24, gives tha following luforma
tlom l'hu man wno held up the express
tram mi the Uuloindu i Houllioiu on tha
17th and wns onptured nt Trinidad, Colo.,
hat been Ideiitlfltd by the ollleers ot this
(YnvapHi) oouuty as the Camp Verde
murderer aud .1 requisition was made
to diiy for his return to Arlxona.
The neeoaed proves to be 'Hlsok
Jack" Mud is now in the hsnde of the
UntUd States oiiloere at Santa l'f, N.
M. When eaptured, "lllaok Juok" had
the hand mail nuiae. 4S Oolt revolver,
saddle and blanket dnerlbed minutely by
tbi'se at ike at of the ofliwe. llie or
AeUU etnte (Ut the ldentlneatiou la nrm
The marder for which 'lllask Jaaa'1
(s wnned hare U one of Hie HiMt alro
oiotM erlwai known In the hlitory of
the tarrlutry. July :. It. .M. Hffgvrs ntd
Glluwti WlnHetd vera shot and Intlaatlr
killed lu mh HtMsnpt to fuW tkalr etuie Hi
Omhip V.Kla. rlluee then f herlft Muiihs
ami a hi wllh bloodhounds hnve lieeu
on Ik Iratt wktah led luU Mew Mexlao
Died of Snakebite
The Infant shlld of Mt. and Mm. Vtud-
trutu. rwslilliiM t (InsoiH), tsocorro coun
ty, was bittaxi oh the ohaek by what ta
tlmught lu liava bawi a snake. At flrtt lh
iiarents thought it wus only u bug tot and
thought nothing tnsre q( lu Ttw child's
fata beaaiiiB w iwslliii that it was uore
etiguizibla, aud the little one UMti with
gresj agony tue nay nuiowing.
Engle N. M., Aug. '-'4. Fair view,
fifty mllss by stage aorots the plains
from this plots, nuJ prominent as a
oattle aud mineral crntsr, was thrown Into
a Hotter of oxoitemaot last evening,
Word tins ost rtaohed hero of a desper
ate battle. W. J. Hpradllng, a wealthy
cattleman was killed aud Nelllo MoITJuetry
a young woman from Marion, Iud was
probably fatallr wounded. The MoKlns
try woman was mounted on a horse en
ronte to tho general "roondap," when
she was ncooated by Hpradllng, who was
alto riding horse bnek, The sloekman,
1 You.. I
S Oat what $53
want and only
m pay for M
what suits He
you vihn you jjjjsj
W you Printing
jj$ Tho Current
on uenrlng the woman, draw rein, paatod
some threatenlug remark, nnd at the
same time pulled a revolver from a sonb
bard aud fired at the nuauspeotlng ami
defeutaless horsewoman, The ball took
effeot, striking the fleshy part of her nrck,
The unfortunate woman reeled, uttered n
ohonklng groan, aud fell la a totteriog
condition to Ilia uround. The shot at,
tracted the attention of a party of cattle
men who were at the ''roundup" a hand
red yurds from the scons. A nombor of
Ihein dlseerned tho retreating tlgoro of a
man uu horse baok Ikelng from the scene
of the shooting, and galloping at a break
neok speed toward the spot the men rnaeu
ed the wounded womau aud learned thnt
Hpradllng had oommllleJ the deed.
A posse ItamedlatiHy started In pur
suit of the fugitive. Among the bunoh
was "l'luk" Murray, foreman ot the Dig
Cross oattle outfit, alto a deputy sheriff
who li a noted plnltitman. The ihhh
huuters gained lu wonderful strides, tal
ly reaehiug to within tlfljr yards uf the
wonld-be mHrderer, who was spurlng his
horse at a frautio gale. He suddenly
halted, wheeled about and fired aeveral
shots at the poetf. A runulng flght then
enaued. Hprafllug was sseu to topple
from ids horse. The poase oIosmI la,
only to Dud the atoekmau dead, till
bullets had paiiettaud his body and
head killlnu him eluwU lustaiitly. Ills
iKtra wc alo waniidad. Au Inquttet wit'
be held at Fatrvlew tnnow. Or UIIoh'
who atiended the wAtswii, eays that h
will probably resteer.
It la tSHeugbt tkal jaaliMHy has le.1 p
to the affair. Xeilu MKinttry Mtn to
Pairvlew foar im.oil.. ago Ui keep Wo
far Spiadlltig: t atuakman paesad iter
off as his eotuin, but ti ta said by tbtwe lu
poaitiou to knr tt(ti M won. an wa a
I Painters and
I Paper Hangers
? Decorators S
and Sign s
) Satisfaction Ouuriinteod.
S Wo allow tiono
I to iintlcrl'Id us I
7 or do hotter work... ?
I'lnudornft Is In I ho uowlr ' orcnnlzed
onmitv nf Otnrn. X. M.. one hundred miles
north of Kl Paso, Texn-. on tho summit of
tho Snaraniento mount" 'in. 11 is at mo
terminus ot tho Alom .gordo and Sacra
mento rnilway. Itav ig an altitude of
9,000 foot nbovo sea loiel It cominnnds a
inngnlflcont vluw of th surrouniiing coun
try. On tho north, Wluto Mountain
covered with snow th .;rcatcr part ot the
year, roaring his hoary head 1,300 feet
high; on tho woit tho Whllo Sands ot tho
Tutaroso Valley, which constitutes the
most wonderful forma 'on in .-now .moxito
and presenting au nppi'arauco not unliko
whim blllownrolllmi In from the sea; and
on tho south and east bmiidless forests of
tnrtica nnd ulna swayl ig on tho fiilli mid
In tho vnlloys below, and taken togothcr
form a scenery uiiiurpiieu tor 11s magni
Tho olimnto of tho Sasramentos Is slraplv
superb. It Is uot excelled by llhat ot any
other region. Tho atmosphere is cool and
Invigorating and nbsoiuiciy ireo irom im
purities. Aa nvlilnneu uf thooxccllcnco Of tllO ell
mate of this region ot Now Moxieo, it Is
iiuly necessary to stnte tnnt 1110 tiniioti
Stntes government, alter careful investiga
tion ot all thu country In Its vast domain
best adapted for a marlno sanitarium, so
Infllml Knrt Stanton.
Write o!K. P. Tumor, general paaswi
gor agent T. A P. Ity. Co., Dallas, Texas,
for full information regarding ratos, aeiio
dulei, chair oars, sleepers, etc
Pecos Vailey & Northeastern
l.V. 3t ft m LM AT. IVilVllltl
1 if mIMS f IJ.
Ar. Oarlatwd A
LTftxas.t dally at
KbUT. Nsw MtlKu
Ub WOHK OUAHANllHtL..
Flrst-ptaas blanksmlthliig, Cnrrlngo paint
ing hiiiI wihiiI work ot nil kinds.
pwSx.Qiwliig insohltifa and TTtmt.1
l?g3rD nil kinds of repairs. -E llHU
Kddy. X. M.
S. T. BITTING,
EDDY, NEW MEXICO.
Sporting Goods. Saddleryj
Saddlery Hardware,., '
Largest Slock ill Lowest
Prices ii tile City,
s0ui.f icniv.i fin.inniim :
pa 11 t sa iiiiuwf i.iw
XOQ -O dmmm.
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(, JOAUJm 009$ M
Ot O) P33JUBJ0I13 OJt
A FREU PATTERN
(year owe wlKtUwi) to tvtrj eat- I
riir. viuj cu ma a rt.
Vsf i WWAiMfUU
I A LAWGS MAQAZ1NE.
$ A eta, WautUnl ,ImI eUu. Uml a
lA.lthi.. , ihmnkMc i. aU . llM.y SS
Jg ml,inMlMku,tito,lH Sal.
i- m. iv4jt. .... 4 v la. in' r
$ Bljrllfti. It.lUbte. Wr!. VH !
S il. RMmmilcal aad AbwlJltfr ;
-S NifiKi Fining- f'aiwr I'ailMoa. j
aa MLrr j.rt.
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