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5 TIIE MORRISON BROS. STORE
THE MORRISON BROS. STORE
Our Semi -Annual
The readers of the Current
who receive the paper this week
and have not subscribed will
know it haa been paid for and no
bill collector will ever trouble'
them for this is one newspaper
that ia naver forced on any per
son and stops when the time ex
Will be the most famous Merchannlse
Event ever known in Carlsbad.
FOR ONE WEEK
Beginning Monday the 6th.
and Ending Saturday the 11th.
HE inauguration of our Semi-Annu-
al Ked 1 ag Sale will be celebrated
wilh a week of matchless offerings.
It will excel every past effort we have
ever made, for these reasons: We
bought too much goods, have had a mild sea
son, and the financial panic. All this is the
cause of accumulation of stock, and we are
determined to reduce our stock and to make
this the largest week's business in our history
of years. Our superior and up-to-date stocks
are known to you. You positively cannot
afford to miss such an important occasion as
this; we have planned and priced for our
Come to this shopping place Monday,
Tuesday and every day.
Come and you will not be disappointed
CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO
The Methodist ladies will hold
a market at Joyce Pruit-Co's
store tomorrow, Saturday, after
Stockmen desiring a reliable
saddle made by a reliable firm
should leave orders wilh the
Finlay-Pratt Hardware Co.
The missionary priest Rev.
Vincent Frost will be here next
week and will commence a mis
sion in St Ed wards the 12th.
Sam D. Smith and wife re
turned Wednesday night from a
visit to their daughter. Mrs.
Campbell in Tuttle. I. T. They
tarried for a few days in Fort
The Pecos Valley News of
Artesia, issued a verry neat
Holiday number, that in the
mechanical make-up was a credit
to the craft and a fine adver
tisement for Artesia.
The Finlay-Pratt Hardware
Company have secured the
service of a first class harness
and saddle maker, and will man
ufacture all classes of saddles
Geo. Cazier, the lessee of the
Hotel Schlitz, sold out this week
to J. C. Maxwell, formerly of
Ho8well and Mcintosh, N. M.
He is a practical hotel man and
has already commenced to show
his ability to conduct a first class
hotel the Schlitz being the best
between Arrrarillo and Pecos.
The members of the T X cattle
pool were in from their range
vwirorrlnv nrwl mot in eitv hall to.
to settle up for the year and pro
ject plans for another year.
Among those present were V. P.
husk, John Lusk, Geo. Williams,
G. M. Pendleton, L. L. Fuoss,
the Itenson brothers and ethers
interested in the pool.
At the annual, election last
night the Carlsbad Commercial
t'lub elected J. H. Joyce, Pres.
and H. A. Houser, Treasurer and
the following board of govenors.
A. N. Pratt. G. M. Cooke. It. H.
Armstrong. Jno. T. Itolton. W.
by laws were amended to give
the board power to elect a
Notice of Special Meeting
Pecos Water Users' Aii'n.
Shareholders will take notice
that a special meeting of the As
sociation will be held in the office
of the Association "in Carlsbad,
N. M., Monday, January 6, 1908
at 1 p. m. sharp, for the purpose
of securing a modification of the
order of the Secretary of the In
terior, of Dec. 17, 1907, requir
ing the payment of the firHt in
stallment on Mar. 1, 1908.
Uy order of the Hoard of- Di
rectors. A. M. Hove, Secretary.
Dec. 31, 1907.
Seven Years of Proof.
"I hnv had seven years of proof
that Dr. King! 'New Discovery It the
best medicine to take (or coughs and
colds and for every diM-ased condition
of throat, chest or lungs," says W. V.
Henry, of Panama, Mo. T b world
has had thirty-eight years of proof
that Dr. Ding's New Discovery is the
best remedy for coughs and colds, la
grippe, asthma, hay fever, bronchitis,
hemorrhage of the lungs, and the ear.
ly stages of consumption. Its timely
use always preventa the development
of pneumonia. Sold nnder guarantee
at Eddy Drug Co. 60c and VI. Trial
How is Your Digestion?
Mrs. Mary Dowling of No. 22H. 8th
Ave., Sun Francisco, recommends
remedy for stomach trouble. She rays
"Gratitudo fur the wonderful effect of
Electric Uitteis in a case of acute indi
geetion, prompts this testimonial. 1
am fullv convinced that for stomach
and livor troubles Electric Bitters is
the best remedy on the market today.'
Tl is great tonic and alterative medl
cine Invigorates the system, purifloe
the blond and is especially helpful in
all forms of female weakness. 60c. at
Eddy Drug Co,
The town of Carlsbad is more
than fortunate in being located ' on
the banks of the Pecos where
drainage t7 a sewer system can be
effective vith very moderate ex
pens. idd to this the fact that
the town has no bonded debt, bet
ter water and more of it than any
other town in the Pecos Valley
besides being the clesnest, best
shaded, best streets and sidewalks
and only really reliable irrigation
system covering over thirty thou
sand acres it is absolutely certain
to develop into the best town in
southeast New Mexico despite all
THK HOY'S CHANCES.
Shrewd business men object to their
sons learning typewriting and short
The demand for the publlo school
boy on the part of business Arms Is i
greater than the supply. ,
That la why the Inclusion of type
writing and shorthand in a publlo cur
riculum is a mistake.
The prospect of the publlo school
boy with no Influence to help him la
noi rosy iar ouhum iw
Maliinii ! for nuhlle school
boys as clerks, but opportunities do
not come to those engaged in clerical
Those who go early to technical
work without completing their gen
eral education are constantly unsuo
cennful Inter on In competing with the
public school boy.
Par-seeing firms are beginning to or-
gnnlKO their business on civil service
lines, with progressive salaries and
pensions, so that they can compete
with the government service for the
public school boy.
REFLECTIONS Of A BACHELOR.
A woman Is so deceptive she can
have a temper without even red
No matter how much a summer va
cation costs It's worth the money to
When a man Is sane he doesn't
know the first thing about wriUng a
. VSv, 60 YEARS'
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Watched Fifteen Years.
"Kor fifteen years I have watched
the working of llucklen's Arnica Salvo
and It haa never failed to euro any adle
boll, nicer' or burn to which it was ap-
ptifd. . It has saved us many a doctor
bill," says A. F. Hardy, of Eaot Wll
too. Main. 26c. at Eddy Drug Co.
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