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Norton is rapidly coming to the
front. Wc have no auto routes,
telephone line or even no prospect
for a railroad yet, but we do have
a hard-working fanner on every
160 acres of land. Three months
ago this neck of the woods was all
flats, now there are to be seen fields
of corn, maize and garden truck
Our merchant, Mr. Norton, has
received his bond, which he will
have filled out and signed for the
position as postmaster of Norton.
We now have a school district
created with an enrollment of
eighty-one pupils. This looks good
to us. We will build a school
house right away.
"Albert Valentine and family have
moved on their claim and built a
nice four-room house. They are
also digging a well.
Edwin Ashley, a brother-in-law
of R. M. Bates, is here looking
over the country, and seems to be
well pleased with the outlook. His
home is at Blair, Okla.
E.J. Bates returned home from
Roswell the first of the week to
look after his cattle. He says it
is unusual for round-up wagons to
start out the first of May, but the
I-GO and the HOW wagons were
through here last week gathering
steers for early delivery.
A number of our young people
attended the ball game last Satur
day between the Plains boys and
the Puerto nine. The Puerto team
is one of the best ball teams in the
A stock law meeting was held on
the 25th at Cooper's store. A
petition will be presented to the
probate judge to call a special elec
tion to be held in this precinct for
the purpose of voting on a stock
or herd law.
Pete Peggerin and Ben Thomp
son have gone to work for the HOW
Twins were born to Mr. and
The Cartwright family have
moved into their new home.
A wedding will take place at
Dodson this week, and we will
loose another sweet, pretty girl.
We wish them a long and happy
Miss Virgy Wilson was the
guest of Miss Cartwright, Sunday.
Hal Briscoe and Mrs. G. J.
Briscoe spent Sunday afternoon
with Miss Winnie Jones.
Reed and Lusker were here the
other day and purchased three
milk cows paying 40.00 and
Cartwright sold Moore a cow for
30.00. Milk cows are very high
in this neighborhood.
Screen Doors at Jackson-Gailb-raith-Foxworth
Co. 24 tf
Wright, Sherwood Co.
STOCK EXCHANGE SAL00N
LINDAWOOD & Co.
Sells all kinds of whiskies bottled in bond; Pure
white Corn; Peach and Apple Brandy; Nothing but
straight Double Stamped Whiskey sold. All kinds
of Wines and Liquors.
YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME
We guarantee to treat you right.
Opposite M. B. Goldenberg Co
l The Tucumcari Pharmacy j
I Opposite JftR,UjrJS dross, Kelly & Co. J
1 Dr. Tomlinson is an Experienced Pharmacist. This is in fact
the peoples Drug Store. Take your Prescriptions to this Drug
X Store. We make Prescription work a Specialty,
t Aviso. Esta es la casa donde Comprar las Medlcinng.
J CHARGES REASONABLE.
I Your Trade Solicited.
Magazines, Periodicals, Confections, Cigars
Tobaccos, Etc., at
Campbell's Old Stand. Tucumcari, N, M
OJVE yEAB-, $1.
C. H. YOUNG,
Contractor and Builder.
Estimates for all kinds of carpenter work on
EAGLE CORNICE WORKS
A. B. nEETING & CO. Props
Copper ard galvanized Iron Cornice, Steol Ceilings and Sky
Lights, furnace heatings, stock and storage tanks and general
repairing, sheet iron of every description. Metal windows a
specialty. Tin, slate, tile and gravel roofing.
Box 167 Office and works between and and 3rd st. Tucumcari
ELK DRUG STORE
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we nave openeu up an MBfe i ure urugs anu rre- 9
entirely new stock. Ml scriptions a Specialty.
HEADQUARTERS FOR EVERYTHING
Tucumcari, .... . - New Mexico
General Blacksmithing and Wood Work.
HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY.
Main Street .... Tucumcari, N. M.
M. H. KOCH
Furniture and Undertaking
Large and well assorted stock in both lines. Prices rea
sonable. Store across from Post office, Tucumcari.