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Motor Vehicle for Land or Water
Finn BttrjJ ts Mm
, Tbd "Sirens" It b folly equipped motor car capable of making 00 mile
n hour on land ami, wlim tbt driver wishes. It can U driven Into any lmly
of water. A dutch tbrowa the powrr off the wheels unit stnrt n propeller In
the rear of lh car or toat and It la then capable of .speed of 0 knot nn
Hot Weather Conveniences 1
There if no ute of the ladies of this city making
housekeeping a burden when there are 10 many
electric. Hp .anccs to lighten the work. You
can cook breakfast on an electric toaster, clean
house with a vacuum cleaner, and do your iron
fog with an electric iron. If you will call up we
will send a man down to explain their merits.
The Columbus ice & Electric Co.
DCTltOtT, Midi, July 3 1 A Nrgf
loaned Willi fnll water flh from
Ilic Detroit aquarium at Hello (nlii
U on route to Now York City hy
waler, mat klntt Inauguration of ship-
mem 01 irt-fit water varieties by
Tho consignment, in cliai
Captain Chapman flrnnL United
States anny officer, who Is director
uf lint Hollo Isle- snunr umrfi'lrt
tended for the New York aquarium
al llaltcry Park. On tho return trip
tall water fish will !o brought from
Jcw ork for'lho Hello Isle insll
Tho flail being taken to New York
represent 20 different varieties
foiiml in lakes anil rlvor of the
central Mate. Tliey arc making
their journey In largo wooden and
metal tank, into whlrti atriUa
pumHtl through haaswood plugs-li;
inrana of a tramline engine, Tli'
barge on which the tanks, wrr
ulareil la equipped Willi two out
board motors and la helm? lowcdby
a gnaolhm yacht. Three thousand
(.-nitons of sea waler for use in, Hie
aquarium al Hello Iain will he
Irotighl In Detroit on Urn reliirn
explain (Irani, who formerly was
assistant director or mn Kew vork
imiiarlttm. was Ihe first in tratisnorl
fish by waler from Key West ,to
ev Mirk, nuking the Jrip In tin p.
GAS GOES UP
Cttmbtis Filing Station
Wesley Proat, whs haa ton appoint
id ferelgn trad advlttr uader tha
frtau department, succeeding Jullua C.
Law, resigned. ' During Mm war Mr.
Froet was American ceneul at ftueene.
Will give away 320 cres for
theprice of the improvements
TMm land Is situated nortjiweal
,of Rolumhus. Only 3 inllesyfrom
'lhi edy limits. $, 1
I live there In a good lwun,.Tinvo
a rnirnga und shed and 70 acres
of llil land is fenced.
, I need the rnoney nd am Jcav
ling Columbus, henco ttiU'tiacriflce.
Ill is worth (hi much a 611 land,
to .rjolhiiiK of mturc potslbtli
Columbus, N. M.
W t II 'Uissiiii 1 1 1 f imt n 1 1 1 1 TUtsi issAiliimiu
A M wi is.
hNNi Smr Psrt
A dltcontebtd scowl cloaded Jos
Ptteraon'a brow as ha crumpled up
tha sfttrnooa psper, "Liberty Bonds
r don flB,' ha grumbled to BUI
Coleniao who sat bealso him. "And
thty r tha sluK tha slKeMoaxued
orators that sold 'urn said war good
as gold. think I'll Mil a ha tore
they go lower."
"What right hare you got to think,'
anawered Coleman. 'Tha cway yoa
talk la enough to show thait from
we anouldfira up you are Kotlr solid
"It don't take ranch thleklug for
me to know that 1 paia 1100 for of
ery one or my bonds and that now
I can only get IIS cr SSO for 'era.
That dont look Ilka they -wars aa
gooa aa money, does Itt-
"ll's Jual what It looks Ilka," con
tinued UIU confidently. -The reaaon
tha prjee of Uberty Boods Is dawn
la becauaa a lot ot people- (wts been
uitng them tor money, like a 5 bill
that waa ao hot they are afraid It'll
taie nre it taer wait a minute
apend It. The booda 'are as good as
gold, ull right, but they neTer war
meant to buy chips la c Eatur.lay
night poker game or to epeed tor a
nngnt blue suit ot clothe with a tad
necktie, a grata skirt, aad yellow
jnoea, lle I aaw yeveur Kloaaky
wearin laat night Waea tha peopla
wno oougni 'em aH 'eat and apend
'em Ilka they wr sontkifg they
found la an bid vest. It'a bound to
knock tha price ows aadbkfep it
down till they uit spendtog that
"I don't see It." asld Joe stubborn
ly. "They're QoTernment obllrattona
and tha QoTernmenl ought to keep
mem gooa at their face Talue."
"I told yon you were as thick as
a concreta engine bed." said. Illlt,
-tou joaned your money to tha Unit'
ed 8Utet snd the United States prom,
laed (o pay you back In full with In
tereat. The United 8tatei will pay
tou oaea too ceau on tha dollar but
cL urUI) It la ue. Remember though,
yon are getusg a nice sllco of later,
est on yoar bond arery six months.
Suppota you com to sea a a friend
and say, 'Bill. 1 got 1111.(7 coming to
ma la the old pay enrelopa the 20th
of nest month, bu 1 need a piece ot
com now, Lend ma 1100,'
I know you're good for it and that
you'll pay and you known yi,nH pay
and so I tend you the hundrod until
Ihe 30th of next month, nut nnnn..
I coma arwund to you day niter to
morrow and say, 'Joe, glmma the hun
dred buck you owe me.' You tell
me right away to ao take . a lone
Jump In tha, take but not to make
no iplaab became ItlJ disturb tha
biu. iou now you am going to pay
me, but It ain't tUi.
"Then iraposa I xo aronnd lo Iiit
Kaplan, the 4mo loan ahsrk, and
ear. leay, Jo Peteraoa owes me a
iHtadred bucks that he'i goln' to pay
t Mh ot aext saoata. but I want
the cote sow, t doat Tieed It. but
I waa to wear out t pockets ot
say pants catfyla' It aaround, You
tafca the debt aad alaame the money.'
ttxy right away says, 'Ma and my
saaaey ain't on c.a,rtb for our health.
IK'tlre yoa SM tor what Jo owes
And I tab U.
'I'M a plain mm, ala't It I loe
aa i am awra ta get Jl becaul I
"wast to Jingle something against my
keys.' And yaw'4 think I was a a a
kind ot a friend actls' that way,
wouMo't year WaH, Wt country's
been a pretty good friend to -you, Joe.
Ymi got no llceaae actln' rouab with
"I you're right." said Joe.
" sorer looktd at It In that way. I
doa't need the money now, anyhow.
, ."Not now." anawered Bill, "But la
1JS when the bonds tall due you or
young Joe, who will be growing up
-.then, may be mighty glad of a nice
lilt! neat egg lucked away. More
fret, it you not only hold -what bonds
yoit hue but bay more, you let the
other fellows be the suckre while
JH take a sors Pfolt, .Think thst
ofrrnd yonll resllne you haa some
thing on your shoulders betide your
suspenders, And In th mekntlnte,
akridt frora tnt, about the brat thins)
yett tmn ta for yourself la to salt
away a IS or 1 10 bill in War Savings i
Stamps at the poitoflre every pay
Dally Courier, 75o per month.
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UNITED STATES '
IH THE STATE 1
mUmR dki'osits with us WfKPEj
M Why Don't You? Z
S First National Bank 111,
J. R. BLAIR-
Columbus & Western New
Mexico Townsite Company
PROMOTERS OF COLVMSVS
See us for town lots, buiiaess and residence
property. OH Leases and Valley Lands.
Columbus, New Mexico
THE PARTNERSHIP -OF
MAN AND WIFE
lfomo Engineering Is tho most Important business man
niid wlfo are engaged In. In successful homo hulldln
I hern Is mu-d of a growing hank account money 'should
.he saved nttd kept track of, clso homo engineering will
hn fraught wllh difficulties.
i no rrtctidstiip, courtesy, service, and accommotlullou
of this hank aro freely offen'd to tho homo builders of
My the W
(HIht War I
wo help you by safely caring for Vnur money.
Ing it "go furth'cr" for yout A groWlng banket).
it is nn anchor to windward. 9
, Have .You MoHsjht Thai
COLUMBUS STATE BANK
htmrim Electric Shoi Shop
We are neOer too busy to do your
Shoe Repairing Come in, We'il
giQeyou m QUALITY JOB,
W. A. WAKEFIELD,
Foxworth- GaiHirtitii hmim C
Wholetale and Retail DeaWba
t-Uilh, Shliialrs, ga
n)cnl, Lime, Plaster,
COMPOSmOK K00P1HGA SPfriiiTV
CMm Wily Colter U 75o (icr monUi, by ...all Pf WrriFt