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W.U. H. MULL AN J.
Official Paper of Eddy Coanty.
lUaeflevw Saturday at CarlsuaiJ, N
it., firm entered as JoU elate mail mutter.
tiiTuuoiT Hnr . , 18911.
t aURttKUTlUM UATKB
WKSKLY-.il null tver nnnm 11.00.
li ; ntftjriltmoiitiii 1 1. oo.
The following li froin the Marlon
Koloon of Lebanon, Ky. Tlio soldlor
who wrote tlio statements la thorough
ly worthy of credence, so tlio I-'nloon
siiys. Ho was forrncr)y rt newspaper
man, aunts now connected tilth the
hospital service In Manila. Soya hu in
I'Tha war here Is nothing more nor
less man an omuruiiK or a. i a. ratio
tioteiu, rHlllturydtbspotlstn uml poiitl
onl knavery. Since ooiiilnir lioro tlio
tinny of ocoijimtlon hen done boiiio
evftnualtilng uy teuuhlnt children -nd
younu Klrla sp.iiie of the yllwt llltli
llwt ever leaded front liuiuah lips.
Prostitutes and voiieroul discuses tiro
ri)uimrt whef heretofore ' ytidh wiro
unknown and the worst of It is that
rune hue done tnoro tlmn porHuaBlon
(Tim writer hero mtos lustoncoH of
libertinism, on lht port of the Atuerl
uuu soldiery, to shooklntf for publlcu.
tlon.) la it any wonder that tlio na
II fee look tijMiu tho Ainoriouti ala'l'-1
us it nonu.
"Hut tile story dims not end hero.
Thr la inure of It more that Is
blacker mid more Inlutubus. Contin
ues tho writer. '
''Hut the Worst of all U tlio donecro
tlnu of churches and convents. Thous
anda of dollars worth f church proper
tyahnsubles, stoles, cIiiiIIcub, cruclilx-e--nro
worn around cutnp its trophies
of victory. 1'rft'tU and mib are open
ly Insulted on the streets by our roll -Kloim
freudoui advocates, niid 11 coiln
chaplain was caught ptoklnp; tho eyes
out of u jMtlr of Htututiw of Our Lady
rind St Joseph, under the iiiipresston
that they were pioclotis stones."
No doubt the I'lillcd Status will
sooner or Inter, overcome tho rebellion
rut tl is (tailed; but the memory of hiioIi
brutttl and bestial conduct will remain
for KHiierntluns. It will take ship
loads of bibles and armies of proaohora
bofoie the Filipinos will bo persuaded
tp think Unit the rellKlon professed by
their "liberators'' Is u.ood for anything.
Tho fuels are thai few men who are
useful In uuy negation at liouio ever
go to u wur of conquest. It Is Rcner
ally the lar.y, ihlttloes and Kood for
uothln;; bttms.Jwlto would ruthor die
limit work, who go to war. This Is
tho class who doseerats- churches and
loot tho homed of peimililu people
V tillo It Is not. the policy of tho uov
ernmunt to pl'mier and destroy, it Is
whut. war loads to and the Jtauna.
Mcjuloy crowd Is rosptmslblu for the,
war. This q.yttlt lrst claimed Spain
had no rljht, 10 (jitba or the Philip,
pines bt'imuijyiljp abused tlio robots, bo
tho war vih started to help the InHiir
Konts; then when Spain was whipped
this sattio mob kept up the war on the
insurgents in order to nppe'uso the
Iculntors and yejloiy newMpapotn.
There scorns to tic u iruiiarnl. nilaun
dorstandlng conoernltiij.tho uso of tho
public fountain whlolt require an ex
philiutlon. Last HprltiK tho rallwny
company shut the witter olf frqtn the
fountain and tho "itinujremoitt declared
no, water would ever nuiilti bo nllowtkl
to run through tho. futmtuln. This its
all know, wits Hoarded as a public
clamlty nitd.tho editor of the Ctu
Jti'NT took the trouble to ecu Mr.
Nichols to if posalblu luurn vfliu.t was
tho.causo for shutting down on tho
public. Mr. Nloliols stated thttt peo
ple wore currylnir tho
so doing eiooplny tlio payment of
WAer renU ar.j purchase of witter by
tlti iiarrul; that if to water tho horses
of the town ami county wu to be
made tho cause for great lues to the'
oonipuity, tho wuter ihonld not be al
lowed to run tltorffilt the fountain.
Then t.ie'Ui'ititKftT 0 ire red to lease the
waiter and beooine leMjKinslble that It
be'thnt off from tllt fountain ovary
nitf lit at six aud started at seven In tho
tnftrnlnjr, besides paying for nil re
pairs, ete , and also not allow water to
be curried away. Since going iuto this
ngrdeWiil It Ims been found 'alrtlust
liupossible to fully carry It out, he
olitse many persllt In stealing water
away In Jugs, paiit, kega, fete. Unless
tlm rules can be followaxl itto fountain
Vlll be clolfcd U the labile alnl It is to
bo homd thkl all will s4e til) neeeMlty
of ualHgthe water properly. Hunwa
working to vehttres or bvlug used un
der tbe SMdille'aml iwople may drink
at the lountirV. Dnrt&g the Iwt
weaUrtr a smart elrvmii was allowed
to rttn smite nlehU but now tkit win
ter is towing on no water 4Cllf be iti
the fountain at night, for1 ihwe ure a
raw nUi will aurry It awuy if It is al
tewed to tk at night. lelo atk
oauttofled not to drive etoek to' tMi
foiMtaltt or uurrr wate? awuy or tbe
vbn4e town will uertuluiy smffor IW
16m or the grrMtMit blettMiig wy now
hAjr.e Tho printed eurds (twsvB'at the
fttjuitulM were torn" Jlown and every of
tMl to do riaht wan nwt with sotuitur
i-Vot t U apMrently endeavor to ag
gruvate tbe railway oomjwuy Itfto
smhUIhr ttu tbe water.
'Phe aity scMaola oihwoU Maoduy
srttk Ur. A. J. KmerMH aa principal;
I'rat MaMulteM, grammur departmant;
I'rtif. JJuba. intAtaedlute, MiM Joeir
Witt primary. The schools art un
doubtedly In good hands and wlJl Jbo a
succwhi. That most Important feature
dlsoipllue, is fully reprosontcd. The
toaohers run tho echool and neholars
who ''don't like the teaelter" must
walk a ohulk Hue or quit. The parents
should now endeavor to Imprens tho
proper respect for twichor ou (.heir
children, when n mutual love will grow
up and tho scholars of Carlsbad can
look back lit otter years to nt least one
profitable and pleasant school year
The fJpHHKNT hopes to bo able at tho
close qf this term to record n very pro
fltabto session for the scholars. In tho
langtiago of otto pupil, "tho teachers
know their business" and all tlo pu
pils need Is to obey and they will be
sttro to luiprovo in their studios.
The happiest man in tho land today,
says an exchange, is tho successful
farmer. lo sits contentedly tinder
Ills own vino and fig tree, undisturbed
by the maddonlng noises of the great
city. Hanks fall, railroads go Into tho
hands of tho rcoelvers, booming towns
collarno, all business stagnates. iJut
tho wlso farmer oan snap his flngors at
all these things, lie Is monarch of all
hp surveys on hln broad ncros And
the honesty of his boys and tho purity
of his glrlB is guarded against tempta
tion and In them ho Is giving tho conn-,
try Its beet womanhood and manhood.
The farmer Is to bo onyiod and If ho is
not conteuted with his lot ho Is lacking
Tho Standard Oil company, through
Its agent, the Continental Oil com
pany, Is lovying a heavy tax upon,
iov Moxlcn consumer of coal oil. Of
course this must be done In order that
blin tlm iteeni) hi potted the trggr.
H?tn. n bok oliot asoght me lu th
Tight e n, utilofc DKtarntly dtoppod o
leii (tiMii mjr gan. 1 then flred hohllng
Hit gan like a rsTolver, with mjr left line J
but only wounJod lilm sllghtl; If 1 had
en him a second before he flreJ, or lis
Imd bit ms auywhero (I10, eveo In the
hesrl, I oould have killed lUnlngton,
Twlot I thought of killing the engineer
stid uow Ism sorry I didn't.
"Well 1 gaes that breaks up the old
He said the gnng euutprlned six men
Including blwiulf, uulU the night tlio
Bsnta Fe trnlu was held op near
tJrant Arli,, nboal a year ago. In
the dofeime of the linln by It erew, 1 1 111 y
Onrrer, one of Kotqbum'a meet reeklees
retntneri. was ahot dead. This is the
II tut time the Identity of tbt dead robber
ha been made pnbllo.
tetohtt.n then deeoilbed how the gang
hnd robbed tbe same liao that was held
np louth of Folaom 00 the night of Hept,
flj '97, at exnotly the eatqe ptaee at which
the Init robbery oooared, He eaU the
orlute was of bis own plnnrdng, bat that
ho took no aotlt a pail in it.
After leaving Folootn "Muck Junk"
weut to Alamoaa, thla etato wheto he In
speotvd two banks. He also Innpeeied
tho Rio Urntide narrow gange road, nenr
thetf, with a view of train robbery, but
nbaudoned all three projects.
"The ground is so sofl around there,"
old he, "tho boys could be traoked en-
Prom Alamosn the robber eblef went
to the retidesrons of of his gapg iu Arl
sona, where he received 8(00, his share
of the spoils taken from the tralu sear
Retchutn told the oftloer thnt he did
the brain work for the gang, and that the
-VJX.' '.VU,A"M"" u.
RyRFAOE OF FtOADG.
A A4lsSAAAMsiAniA As A stfli Ai r r- sfc --i
Wc nro Nojt the Only lcoplc Tljnt
Kcg I;lrst-Ca.sH Goods
Put We Keep What the
Itoso Valley. Canadian Club, ML Vernon and
many other brands of Urst-clara liquors
Kkmp & WoitiiNiiit, Proprietors,
y y iy yvyVVWHrv WWT f if ay ay y ty
tho Staiunrd Oil company officials and
stockholders may bo paid exorbitant
salaries and magnificent dividends.
Tho vlco.prcsldontof tho Standard Oil
company, for instance, receives a sala.
ry of CJOO.OOQpor joor, or four times
its much as tho president of tho United
Stutos, . Hut withal, thtro is no good
reason why the. people of Now Mexico
should not hpp themselvos lu this
matter. If tho laws lu force at pres
ent nro not strong ouough to inako this
gigantic monopoly coiuo to tlmo, more
strlngout laws can bo passed at tho
next session of tho territorial legisla
tive itBsomhly Solicitor (lenoral Hart
lctt is making 11 strong effort towards
tho enforcement of tho law relating to
the matter. It is to. bo hopod his ef
forts, which meet with thi approval of
tho pooplo-rogardl&ss of politics, will
meet with success. ThO'Stnndard Oil
Company should be compelled to re
spect tho rights of the people, although
It thinks that tho people and tho con-
HtimerHiif coat oil and kindred pro
ducts throughout the" width- and
breadth of this country have no rights
that need be rerpucted hy It nnd acts
otbas hut ted on his keeping oat of oc-
tlre opermlons, so that his Identity
might net w betrayed.
The tiami'i o( the original band of
"lllack Jack'' robbers with one exception
ao, Tom and flam Kotchnm, Bitly Cat
rer, I)a,re A. kiss and O.F.raoks, Spooial
Agent Heno say ho will very shortly
tirttie the nuuamed robtxr in cnstoily,
therefore he :s wltboldlng his name, At
kins Is at larje. Hu is aeoused of murder
at Kniokerl cher, Tesas, in 1106.
Franks Is also at large. Carver and Ham
Ketohnm an dead.
Itlaek Jio 'poke slightingly of Dairy
Ketchom, hi uspectnble brother at Han
Angrto, Tesn, oddlngt
"It I die C;u't give him my body.
llary me with Seat. lie was the best or
He also mentioned a sitter Mrs. A, !!
Duncnti of Knickerbocker, Tex., saying
that she bad nUnys been his good friend.
Limit, (leoree CurrV. of Aliitneunrdt),
has enlisted muerults fur tho 11th regl
menl In the Philippine islands Ho would
have secured mere men but only St blanks
were sent him. aWmieet the reerulta art)
Irotit Chaves -county, sAine from Otero
eoituty and the reinalHdar uveal Kl rnso.
Harry WaU nephew l lira. T. H. I'atron,
is one of thsiu.
With tbe exeeptiotiot three wlwse names
are withheld, the fullowlng eninpese the
stptad: Obey II. frye, 0 I.. Illaex. Lewis
Minder, V?w. MrC'arj , Leonard ItaitMUiatt,
Herbert V. llrowuiNg, Joseph Iaitie,
Jelltt Kelley, Abraham A Ilea, Paul War
rest, Jiihn IV. Maxwell, Arthur Claret,
Harry II. OweH, Allen Theltort, James T.
Wilt, Tho. K. Itmaergrnes, James I
IteteUey.C Ueoeb.T K II. Zvtm,
Hairy Walt, Jefferson 1' Nluwietteu. lur
ry (liMMlusae. Charles starts, Noah Osbarn,
James MrlMnahl, Montt 1. Whitley, Ja.
L. MeCntry, Kstward tl. llpar.Naw Max-loan-
Planucd Crimes 1at 5lxYcarst
Hy htioan eutifile, "Ulask Jaek1'
Teea ICetehatn hnn bttt (bi half a dnssn
year tlif In Am if a gang to whish mt
be eredlied nil hi neVrly all of life 1-h(h
and H)t'fffle rubbitles whleh oeeered
VtlblH that perlml id this slate eu4 the
eeath wet! .
Hpeetal Agenl Itsno, of the Ooterade
& HoatherA railroad, and Sttniir! Slowiut
uf Xddy alMinty, New Mesteti, heard hi
matmuiu. Hum arrlrrJ la DHivtr
lt ulgltl. 'llUek Jaek" keyau lit rev
4nMomi by telling abeet, Jbe erlare test
b length aboSUt l downfall.
"I wa heWleg down tbe enghteet as J
ttieman with my wlaheJir," said bv
wbk JlarrurgUia tired t mt. skw
wi is wlTtir
w 5itix)i"us or
Reduced Kates foSumnter Trips.
Comnienoltiu .June 1st and continu
ing U uud tneliidliig September 30th,
m.', the Toxus A l'adfle Hallway Co
win sen rounu uip sumuibr loiinst
tteketi to toluU In Alabama, Arkan.
?is. Culoradn, District ut Columbia;
t- rgta. lllluotv, Indiana. Kentucky,
laryland, MaMaehtisila, Mlehlgan,
MiuneaoUi, MtaHsatppI, Missouri, new
Vork, North Carolina, North Dakota,
Ohio. Ontario, l'euueylvanla, tjuehec,
South Carolbm, Teuneeeee, Virginia,
West Virginia and Wisconsin" at li
eoHslderatjte reduction Ut rate.
See the nettreet ttaket ageut for full
iDforntatlfi or write K 1' Tnruer, H.
ft .t T. At, Dallas, TWa.
Onlr (Jk llnrilriit atone Slionlit Be
Uirit l'or 'fav Laf
The advnntnges to bo derived from
good stone rends nro so manifold that
nil other materials should be discarded
where tough ropd stone is available for
their cotistroctlon and maintenance.
Unt it la greater oovttomy to uho earth
or gravel thnn to go to tho expense of
macadamising roads with too soft, toq
brltlloor rotten uiaUrlul. Many use
this because It Is easily prepared. A
road should never bo sarfnead with
enythlng short of ;rap rock or serpen
tine, inferior material limy often be
used with Impunity for tho ilrst layer,
or foundation, but even this should be
selected with groat care.
The ovlls rofinllltig from improper
construction of stone roads are oven
greater than those from tho uso of im
proper inntorlaL Macadam never in
tended that a hotnrogeneous conglomera
tion of stone and mud should bo called
it macadam imA. Neither did ho In
tend that the name should bo applied
to roads constructed of largo nud email
stones mixed together and sproad upon
tho surface. The surface of a road bnllt
In this manner is constantly disturbed
by the larger stones, which work to tho
surface and which aro knocked hither
and thither by the wheals of vehfcles
and the feet of animals, Hiich methods
of oonstractiou cannot bo too severely
The first course of foundation of tho
uyioadam road can bo mado of tho
ooursost stones from tho crnshor, pro
vided that they nro of uniform also and
that eaeh stone shall weigh not over
nix ounces and will pass through a 2j
Inch ring. Where the road Is to, bo
eight Inchos thick this foundation
should bo four Inches after rolling. If
tho road Is to be of greater thicknesi
than olght inches, the foundation
shonld bo composod of two courses
After having tborongbly. rolled- this
foundation apply enough ground stono
or ooarso sand to All tho Interstice.
This should be wotted and thoroughly
rolled until 11 hard and uniform surfaco
Upon this foundation tho surface
moterltU should be placed, wottod and
thoroughly rolled. Tho stones of which
thla enrfoce material Is compoisd
should bo If poiudblo crushed to a also
of one Inch In diameter; but if that Is
not porislble they should nover bo Inr-
Sin- iu diameter than IK inehna,
round stone scroonlngs should then, bo
spread upon tho surface wetted and
rolled as before, until a hard smooth
surface is the result
STATE AID FOR ROADS.
What III Sritrrn Una I)nne For the
V'ur merit of Ketr Jarstr.
Road building by state aid is steadi
ly Increaslug iu New Jersey, esys En
glpeerlng News. Tho pripolpul con
struction has been in tho direction of.
roads fpur, six and eight Inches dqep,
as oxperlenco has shown that properly
draluod onrth is a sufficiently good
foundation for any road "npcrstactnre,
and all. that is wnntsd is onongh
"met at" on tho surfaco to stand up
uudor tho wear until tho roods have to,
bo resurfaced. This happens when the
roads are suhjoottd to two or throo
Inches of wear. To cheaply mulntahi.
tbo surfaeo en application of conreo
sand or gravel and loam containing
oxido of Iron will keep tho- enrfsce in
good condition and tnuko a soft cushion
for the feet of horses.
The authorities of New Jersoy have
decided on roads 10, 19 and li feet
Wide In the country and 10 feet wide
REAL ESTATE AND
Wolhavo a largo list of choice ranch, farm
and town property.
McLenathen & Tracy
Carlsbad, New flcxlco.
And Gonoml Forwnrding G,
Hay, Grain, Seed, Feed, Blacksmith tioai
U. S. MEAT MARKET,
T AVkCX ROAD, KKTT JltlUBT.
IFrera I A. W. Uullsttn.J
In the towns as the limits for stale aid.'
If tho cltlsens wish wider rosdtt, the
mutt do tho remaining work at their
ovn cost. The rmids aro now casting
from 20 to 70 cents per eon ure ynrd.
depending on tlio locality, availability'
of stone, ota
Before tho advent of stone roads the
leading highways, not graveled, were
almost a bed of sand, and teams carried
40 or 00 baskets of produce to Philadel
phia markets with difficulty, farmers
shipped prodnoo mainly by railways
and boats as being the cheaper method.
The farmers now cart to market
Instead uf sending by boat nnd return
with from three to iive tons of manure,
aud thus effect a large saving. When
carting an average load of ISO baskets,
the fanner teres by the use of his own
team about t) 10 per day. He lso aavre
a oeuiralislou of 10 per cent, or about'
toon 1.10 baskets, by Marketing his
So mt Knam Slrrvti.
"We dou't think we have ever known
the roads to be unite so bad od'tbis part
of the Lord's footstool, as they were
lait spring. An empty wagon Is a load
for a team ou any of the unpaved
streets, says the Queueruo (Kuu.; Ite
Woald yen b.t wilting td have the
pablle Jnilge you hr tho olIAruetrr of
the road In front of yanr JiottteT
dull vowr neJuhboni tiwether u id de
vlsewwe way for iMMHlf the reMits
ImmI In vu'tr virlnlty.
KtMlilev a Hi.t i"aefl -Vai' t'e,-
Fresh Meats, Snusngo, Game, Mc,
..Always on Hand..
3tfr.oo XJoXl-vrox-sr lax ca.xa.3r Xtxt or Oity.
LO.W3SNj5llUOK & STONH, Props.
........Fancy GrocDiies a Specialty:.
SANTA FE ROUTED
THE. SHORT bINE TO
Chicago, St. Louis
and Kansas City'
Vo Transfers from El Paso (r Fort Worth.
ask for Time Garde nud Maps of Voor Noarest Agent, or write
V Hi UOUOHTON
I); F. ondlP. A.,
1 1W Texas
J. vr. UL&CK
Qen'll Pass, ARont,
G- F. A. Robertson-
f Wa9on' maker,
All kinds af new work a Specialty
Farming impiemouis or at
1IOU3I5 BUOIiINO OUAHAN
TKUU AT HUUK HOTTOU
Cniibn St'. Op. Ourrontf
Food uml Livery Oorrnh
in eoiiuo,ciiioH Accommoda
tion and sAtfcfauion, guaran-
Eddy Lodge No. 21, K ofi1?
!3V Meets every Thiubhlar
A au tlsliprs Rfe vWeemo
Ireaular eoiniuunloatteH .at m
A. N. fiitt, Heey.
: jjl'..'. - iiir.i
ffiV vitMl InittlMlA B. I
No. Ml meetM every
Masonic tiathHVtstttnBkbffithere la kooJ
standing eordtallv weiaemp
Jno. H. McKwan. Href
WliltillT. N. (J
EddylOamp Woodrnon Pf the World.
tan imp seeaau sua
tnr ileuntTMK. Otk.
pREEbfAt) t5' CAMER0H,
AROBHBY At Iht
EI)I)V, - NEW laYfiJlf
QUA. 4. will01tJf,- M. li.
I'hysteiaii aud Buraeanl
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Oir. WltlUIIT. M. II. . . ...
. I'HHteUN us Ituua,
OBIm sn4 1U.W.m, Jl-h l &J & wliuUor ItoUt
sjilli ktiwHsd rtrMXJ-ili r altlit.
Wing Leo Laundry.
(Next too. K. Hhep.l
Work Equal to a 8 to aw
Ko torn i:iotiu. s.. u.iri Ctsargei
All t nk .rani''- iiuueory