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What a glorious rain we had
last week. Wc are equal to any
We had a case of catarrah last
Saturday, but the doctor says it is
Prof. Frazier went to Tucum
cari Saturday and returned Sunday
Our fanners are busy planting
Miller, who is digging a well on
his claim one mile south of Puerto,
struck plenty of water at a depth
of 30 feet.
Several of our young people at
tended the dance at Davis' store
last Friday night.
We were glad to see J. M.
Campbell in Puerto last week.
Ben Farris thinks he had a regu
lar Arkansas chill last I'riday, but
we don't think so, as we don't
have chills in this country.
The surveyors were here last
week and surveyed the townsite of
Puerto. As soon as we can get
the necessary papers and arrange
ments made Puerto will be open
for business. It is located at the
foot of the plains, and is 25 milrs
southeast of Tucumcari on the pro
posed auto line between Tucumcari
add Texico. At present we have
but one store and post office, a
blacksmith shop, a corn mill and a
hotel. Litti.k Rkdan.
Jacktton Lumber Interests Sold.
Mrs. A. P. Jackson left Wednes
day morning for El Paso where
she closed a deal whereby she sold
the Jackson estate interest in the
lumber firm of Jackson-Galbraith-Foxworth
which firm has upwards
of a dozen yards scattered in Tex
as, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
The deal has been pending for a
month or more. Mrs. Jackson felt
that her interest in the business
would require more of her time
than she could spare from her fam
ily and that it would be advisable
to sell to the other members of the
The consideration is said to have
been upwards of ioo,ooo Mrs.
Jackson will retain her several
business and residence properties
in Almogordo and make this her
home. - Otero County Advocate.
4ft W. P. BUCHANAN. Pros't. EAR.L GEOR.GE Caahier. f
The First National Bank
Gener al Banking Business Transacted,
and Feed Stable
Good Teams and New Rigs,
CAB MEETS ALL TRAINS
you want to drive call and
BOARDING HORSES A SPECIALTY
STREET 4 BAKER
City Dray and Transfer
Prompt Attention given all calls clay or night
Our Motto: "R.eaLSonaJ)le Prices' Phone 21
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ft Business and Resident Properties for Sale Cheap and f$
Favorable Terms (
$ Will be pleased to show buyers the properties of the f$
ft McQee Addition and the ifi
$ Russell Addition to the Town. $
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W Notary Public and Hp 7T TLTCAA A TT
()) Conveyance. i' W, JTlJCl Yl IN t ff
p W. H. Fuqua, Pres. W. A. Jackson. Sec. 3
t W. F. Buchanan, Treas. 1
Texas and New Mexico Investment Co. i
Town ILots and
: Russell addition to the town of Tucumcari. Office East Main f
ISLAND BAR AND (AfE
A GOOD BITE, t
JAMES LANIGAN, PROP.
Whitmore & Co.
M. N. WHITMORE, PROP.
The Place to Buy your
Staple Fancy Groceries.
KANSAS CITY HEATS-FISH, ETC.
We take your orders and
make prompt delivery. . . .
OUR. PRJCBS ARE ALWAYS RIGHT.