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THE EVENING CURRENT
Urol. i. no i.
CARLSBAD. NBW MEXICO, MONDAY. APRIL Id, 1117.
$5.00 Yrsr. 0e. Month. Sc. Cop
QTIII IM DCTDCATPUBJC UTILIfiES WASTE IRRIGATION
01 ILL ill lLIILfll
IMPROVEMENTS WATER TO BE USED
BRITISH WIDEN GAP IN HINDENBURG
LINE-BRITISH WANT LENS WITHOUT TOO
yearn MM people of '
looked forward to Ok
DOWN TO MINIMUM
CONTINUE TO DESTROY THE TOWN j
UIIITIUtl 1IL 1 lUil' U i i ii. i is . v initll a BMtai in.i-rt.ni
L. ' i .n i r.iir, r i int. in. i n r. I liMI
ItONTINLE GRVfHALIR TO WIDEN THE SECOND GAP IN THE
HINDEMH H; LINK NORTH OF ST. (JlTNTEN, HAVING CAPTUR
M THK POSITION KNOWN AS THE TIIHRK HAVOCS EAHT OE
OKICOIIRT. ST. QUIVTEN CONTI NUE8 TO BURN.
AWAY TO THE NORTH. LENS SI M. I. HOLDS Oi l . THE GEH
iMAN'S HAVIN(; SEV I It A I, sTRON C POSITIONS AROUND THE CITY
TO WHICH THEY 81 ILL CLING. THE BRITISH WOULD LIKE TO
TAKE LENS WITHOUT INFLHTING TOO GREtl IMMAGE FROM
EXTENSIVE ROMBARDMFNT. Till SHELLS ARE BEING DIRK(T
BD AGAINST SELECTED SPOTS KNOWN TO lE USED FOR MILI
TARY PURPOSES BY THE GERMANS CONTINUE THE WORK OF
E8TROYING THE CITT BY BLOWING I'P BUILDINGS.
ROADS; WAS FINED
Willn rj Keen, 'he idea- .nt and
gcnlol road master of the Santa Fe,
me oniy omciat or trie i-real rail
way with headquarters In Carlsbad,
wan lined 112.40 for exceeding the
speed limit with 'sis auto laat week.
WillaM mill he did not irrudiro the
money lint the inconsistency of the
, law looks queer and be would like it
xpln;ned because fi m the time hr
hit tha Eddy county llhe he found
onlv Uurro trnils and no mad until
he got on th street of Carlsbad and
then he was retting In over the
only little stretch of road he struck
m toe county he was fined. "Now,"
he naul. "if thiH fine in lined to fix
the road from Malaga to the itat line
or aome other of the rock hurro
trails, I will consider the money aa
a donation, and not a in
DITf'HRIDERS WILL DISCOS
TINI'E PRACTICE OF TURN I MM
HUH. WATER INTO CAN vl.
u r.K si ihut,
lime when lights w.ll never lie din or
power never cease, which, acconlinir
to Manager Gean Robert and PlaaM
dent Muzzy, of the Public Util lies
Company, that time ia not far din mi'
for only laat week a deal waa closed
up by the company for u 200 horse
power It I engine that will he in
tuited as soon vis possible. Mr. II.
L. Nichols, an el't'tru-a enquirer, who
MUM with Mr. Muzzy, will oversee
tin Installation of the new plant
wliii-h, though used only as an aux
.iuuy. 1 aa sftkiont ami powerful as
UM plants used in many towns larger cooperation in hereby requested
than ( urlsbad. I lie coinpsny
IN, APRIL 16 THE BRII
LOST ELEVEN AIRPLANES
ITBHDAY BETWEEN SOISIONS
VERDUN. THIS IS OFFI
LINE IS REACHED.
April I A. --News from the
o the effect that in the Alsa-
plains fiench detachments have
the second German line at
la inflicting serious losses on
eiG REVENUE Bill IN THE
HANDS OF THE SENATE
- By Associated Press
Washington, April IB -The Mr
even bil'lin dollar revenao bll! ia
In the hands of the eenaleaad Ha
paaaage by that body la expected
without opposition tomorrow
AUSTRIA PROFFER OF PEACE
WITH RUSSIAN PEOPIE IS
NO OBSTACLE TO ATM
Contemplates putting III Sli el SIM
tural work for the more rigid and
permanent support of thr heavy
water wheels which will make the
water power plant exactly us if new
and just put in. The Utilities com
pany realise thut which every patron
knows, which is: that for tna nuny
years the plant hits been in Uso It
wus always to be depended upon e
cept for a fuw days. In fact we n.n
njaailaat of but few night in
many years that the town wus with
out lights or dimly lighted. Unspue
this the comnunv will invest this sen-
TO.AI1. WATER USERS:
There is much evidence of wnate of
water on the Project thia sprin,'.
Considerable water haa boon wasted,
in the public high .rays and from tin)
luwer ends nf flclda in toil nf thu u
I'laci to the Project. Your earrct
I to the
also end that this waste may be cvt dov
to a niinimoin. It has been the urn -
tice, which has been growing of tote,
re request ditchrideri to turn ba' k
water into the canal over Sunds.
This causes a largo waste for a day r
two into Itlack River. Hereafter dit h
riders will not allow water to g
back into the canal over Sunday
which would be again given to th i
same water user on Monday.
There ia already prospecta of a ver.
large acraaga being in crops durln
thi ensuing season. It ia likely tha'
. I ...in i... ....... on AAA ....... I,.
ii f' iii i" .... i ..,,,, ntira ii.
crops. At the present Kmc the atoi
tire electric plant
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE'
Hv Associated Press
PARIS. FRANCE, APRIL 16. A
SEMI -OFFICIAL STATEMENT HAS
BEEN ISSUED IN VIENNA DE
RIN'i THAT AUfTRIA DE
SIRES PEACE WITH .HE RUS
SIAN PEOPLE AND THAT THERE
III NO REAL OBSTACLE TO THIS
AIM A (TOR DING TO THE ZURICH
DISPATCH RADIO AGENCY.
son about lu.ooo in improvi niciu s Kirr in the n servoira is comparatively
that many another town of this lilt ,iw for this season of the year and
would consider sufficient for an ir- there is diing.'r of shortage later on
! in the season If water is not care
full v conserved. Water uxors ara
l cauecial'iv requested to place rella
men willi the water at night so thai
j water will not le wasted on
Very truly yours,
L. E. FOSTER,
Projc, . Manage.
AMERICAN ti UN BOAT
INTERNED IN TURKEY
By Associated Press.
The Americsn gunboa' Scorpion, hai
been interned at QffuTtutiawplSi su)i
an ofhcial Turkish unnouncement.
regarded as the opening of
APPROVES BIG WAR 11 STRIKE AND RIOT IN
; ARE DISMANTLED
-8y Associated P.eess.
TWaaiuaglon. April 16. All
irtrslaas aUttoaa in the U ait rd
Hftatos not operated by the gsr-
I oraaseot were to6ay orderea
IpaltMl by the secretary of the
Washington. April 18. The senate
finance committee thla morning ap
I proved the seven billion dollar bill
which will be taken up In the senate
FUNERAL UF OROTHER
By Associated Press.
New York. Anril lA.MJohn It.
afeller went to Cleveland to attend tne
funeral of his brother, Frank, with
whom he became estranged soma few
fears ago and who died yest rday.
he brothers never became reconciled
since the quarrel
-By Associated Press.
London. April 16. Travelers arriv
ing in llollund from Germany, accord
ing to a dispatch from Amsterdam to
the Central News, saysi
A general strike was commenced
this morning in Berlin and that riots
he.ve taken place in the German capital.
Hurrah for th: Evening Gurren
and Pro&ress Gsnerally!
a. mm i.ii i,, i.iitnrnriae. we aunt unco the purchase of sixty Hosier
Safety Deposit Boxea. Nothing safer Be prudent and RESERVE yours
The First National Bank of Carlsbad
ED ON RAO CHARGE
E. Hendricks. Pres. Morgan Uvlngaton. Vice - Pres.
t i. N. Livingston. Cashier J. A.May, Ass't. - Cashier
The National Rank
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS I60.000.UO
United SlatcH Depoikiiury (Postal Savings)
Wl PAY 4 PER CENT ON
TIME OK SA VLMiS DEPOSITS
Mergaa Uriagrtaa I. A. Lnsk
Carl & U via gat on
I -By AssocisU-d I'ress.
Tashkent. Asiatic Russia, April 16.
I General Kuropstkln, governor gen
leral of Turkestan, his assistant and
'chief of staff, were arrested by a
council of soldiers. The officers are
j charged with distributing arma to
Russians in various districts for de
fense against natives in event of at
'tack. This action Is held to ho of a
j provocative character. Kuropatkin
I was formerly chief In command of the
(Russian forces in Manchuria durin?
the Japanese war.
CLASS TO HLACK RIVER
Friday evening Will Purdy treated
, his clsss of Sunday school boys to a
.delightful trip to Black river where
jthey spent the night. The delivery
motor truck took out bedding and nine
Iboys. They lunched on hot tamsles
'before they started, and some of them
jhad bathing suits. A reporter asked
I some of the boys if the wster wssn't
I too cold to be comfortable and they
replied fliat they could try anything
They were well equipped with fish
ing tacVle and lunch baskets.
PICNIC AT MALAGA.
NOT CARUSHAIVS FIRST BORN.
This is not Carlsbad's first daily by
any means, for the files of tV Cr
rent from November 16, lMtfi!, until
November U, 181M, may be seen at
thia office at any time and we are not
in the leaat aanamed to show them
for, at the time when the town con
tained only about 1,200 people, to con
tinue a daily was a greater feat than
at present, while we have about 2,f00.
Below will be found a few extracts
fro this paper of November, IKUii:
llagerman Hotel Arrlvala.
Nov. if), 1K02.
T. II. Catron, Santa Fe; Geo. R.
Brown, John Spille. T, T. PKchaU,
Jno. Bakers Silver City, J It. War
field, N Y., Wm Pound, Ed. Hunch,
Pinos Altos, J. P. Church, Itoswell;
Jas. Some-a, Cincinnati, O , Julius L.
Fuldet. J. M. Lynch. D. Coleman, P.
C Bell Silver City, John McDonald,
Wm. Skillicorn, Manuel LegAllsaubta,
Pinurf Altos, VI. E. Baker, J. W. Gar
ner. N. M. C. Hughes l..i- Cruces, Miss
It. Wilken, N. Y.
Nov. IK, IH02.
J. J. Plowman killed three fine deer
Is t week In the Guadalupe mountair,
which he brouirht to hls city disput
ing of the venison to various partll I
The hides were purchased by W. U
' Riggs, who will mount them for his
1 worid fair collection. Mr. Plowmen
iiajra he discovered tha animals in
I ine bunch and killed the three with
I ia Winchester before they could get
I I .way.
At tho time the above was publish -d
the big Socorro county mining law
suit of Skillicorn al Wat being tried
i . fori' Judge Freeman and th
first case tried In what is now the old
H l l3 Saturday morninir earlv. Mr
M ., , . DBCTORS
I wm aswe aw a
Saturday morninir earlv.
Mrs. Penny, Misses Jim Penny and
l.vnn Klnilffl mini Mr Ititre. mail a
trip through the lower valley. Mr.
Barr and Miss Penny are representing
the ki raao neraia. i ny enjoyea
picnic spread at the crossing on Black
BRYAN VISITS PRESIUEM
I mm r Secretary of Statat Asur
Wileon He Will Rapport Him.
lly Aasoclated Press.
Washington. April 16 VS .
Ji nmngs Bryan, who waa secret
si ito at tin tieginntng or 'r. t
VI ilaon's first term, today c.il
th pn-snlent and reiterated hi .
... J U V.- ,....!.! t.a I. k. ..
. i. ...... i aw na.ij i
po-t or any pians the covemi
mi .'M decide upon for conducting
Iwnr to a m -tonus end.
lie also gave tho president to
I del stand that In all "its fi
ptiechea he would deal with the
i.n nt ion, ' Ich is the most Impo
piuldem before the American pi
ii'. ;;resent in connection with tho
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