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New Mexico Forest Changes.
The President has signed the order making important changes In the boundaries of some of the New Mexico national forests. Under the new plan it is aimed to bring the area of forest under each supervisor as close as pos sible to 1,000,000 acres. New Mexico national forests, which will he affected by this rearrangement, are as follows: The Alamo national forest, 1,164,90G acres; acting supervisor, Arthur M. Neal, Alamogordo. Consolidation of old Sacramento and Guadalupe forests. The former Gila national forest is now the Datil national forest, 1,848, 915 acres;' supervisor, John Kerr, Mag dalena. Gila (S) and Big Buros national for ests have been made one forest and will be known as the Gila national for est, with an area of 1,702,621 acres; acting supervisor, W. H. Goddard, Sil ver City. Lincoln and Gallinas national for ests, covering 596,603 acres, now known as Lincoln national forest; su pervisor, J. H. Kinney. Magdalena, consolidation of Magda lena and San Mateo; supervisor, John Kerr, Magdalena. Manzano, 587,110 acres; acting su pervisor, A. D. Reed, Albuquerque. Pecos, 430,860 acres; supervisor, Ross McMillan, Santa Fe. Carson includes Taos and that por tion of Jemez north of Chama; super visor, Ross McMillan, Santa Fe; 966,- 000 acres. Jemez consists of that portion of old Jemez south of Chama river; su pervisor, Ross McMillan, Santa Fe; 978,720 acres. Irrigation Delegates Named. The following delegates to the Na tional Irrigation Congress at Albu querque have been appointed by Gov ernor Curry: M. A. Otero, L. B. Prince, J. W. Reynolds, T. B. Catron, W. H. Andrews of Santa Fe; H.J Hagerman, G. A. Richardson of Ros well: H. L. Waldo. O. A. Larrazolo, Trinidad Romero and H. W. Kelly of Las Vegas; A. B. Fall of Three Rivers; loen of Chamberino, Charles Spring er of Cimarron, W. S. Walker of Aztec, Oscar Snow of Las Cruces, r . Tracy of Carlsbad, E. P. Bujac of Carlsbad, C. H. Elmendorf of Elmen dorf. D. J. McCanne of Fort Sumner, Malaauias Martinez of Taos, G. W, Pritchard of White Oaks, Antonio Jo seph of Ojo Callente, and H. B. Fer- gusson of Albuquerque. . Captured After Eleven Years. A Santa Fe dispatch of the 20th inst, says: Captain Christman, deputy warden of the territorial penitentiary arrived today with Frank Sherlock of Williams. Arizona, who was cap tured there by Ranger Woods. Eleven vpara aeo Sherlock escaped from the penitentiary on the warden's horse, af ter serving two years of a four-year term for horse-stealing. bneriocK who had been leading an exemplary liff. since his escape, was non-commit tal uñón his arrival here, and will have to serve two years, having lost his ennd time allowance tnrougn nis es cape. No step has been taken thus far to have Governor Curry pardon him. Pecos Forest Enlargement. A Santa Fe dispatch of July 27th savs: A. F. Potter, chief of the graz ing service of the forestry bureau, ar rived here today irom wasningiuu, u r tn rnnffir with Governor Curry re p-nrrHno" a nronosed enlargement of thn Pecos forest reserve. Together with Vnrest Snnervlsor Ross McMillan he will leave tomorrow, accompanied by Governor Curry, for the reserve, o-imo a honrini? tn the land and stock lu " v '"n - , . owners who oppose an extension oi the reserve. Insurance Commissioner Chaves has granted a license to do business In New Mexico to the Masonic una a" tion of Buffalo, New York. nr William McLake of Silver City, Grant county, has been appointed by Governor Curry a aeiegaie w me iu tornatlnnal congress on lUDercuiusi at Washington, D. C. r.nvpmor Currv has áppolnted Thom w rinnwav of Raton. Colfax county, " - .. T-. J ..O a member of the Territorial ouaiu m Education to fill the unexpired term of Luther Foster of Mesilla Park, who has resigned. Nearly 750 homestead filings were made at the Roswell land office in June, being 250 more than in June, 1907. There is a strong movement of population from the Middle West to New Mexico. The new power house and heating plant of the New Mexico Insane Asy lum at Las Vegas, which was recently completed at a cost of $17,000, has been officially accepted at a special meeting of the board of directors. thirty years, unmarried, was Instantly killed by a rock and sand slide In coal mine No. 4 at Madrid, south of Santa Fe. His body was badly crushed an 1 was recovered only after several hours of hard work. Incorporation papers have been filed with the territorial secretary by the Capital Land and Townsite Company of Santa Fe, capitalization $100,000; in corporators and directors, Edward C. Hyde of Dalhart, Texas;' Charles F. Easley and Thomas P. Gable. Governor Curry has approved the selection by Land Commissioner Ervin of 60,000 acres in Eddy and Chaves counties, lieu lands for the benefit of the public schools, a recent congres sional act giving the territory 800,000 acres from the public lands within tho territory for the purpose. Bartell Bauer, a prisoner in the San Miguel county jail, at Las Vegas, who, a few days ago, attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself, will likely be sent to the insane asylum, as the officers are convinced that he is crazy. His only excuse for attempt ing to take his life is that his "head was hot." The territorial mounted police at Santa Fe on the 19th instant received report that John Holse and Clarence Fondy were arrested near Roswell -by mounted Policeman Fred Higgins, the charge being horse stealing. They were held for the District Court in $1,000 ball, and being unable to furnish this were lodged in jail at Roswell. A flood caused by a cloudburst swept down the upper Pecos river, twenty miles east of Santa Fe, according to re ports received there on the 20th in stant. Two boys, not identified, were caught in the flood and drowned. The roads were sp badly washed out that the entire valley is for the present cut off from all communication with the outside world. The county jail at Las Cruces is shy of regular boarders at present, there being only four steadies and four tran sients in the lóck-up. The "plain drunk" department has been empty since .the week following the Fourth when the last of the patriotic drunks were turned loose. The Chinese that was being held for deportation have been sent back to the land of the hop pipes and the jailer is thinking of tak ing a vacation if business does not pick up soon. Las Vegas merchants are mourning the sudden departure of a woman, Mrs. Thomas by name, who left there between two suns leaving a number of unpaid bills. It is said she posed as the widow of a Mason and claimed to be a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She resided in the Meadow City two months, mingled In the best society and led everyone to believe that she had plenty of money. It is not known from whence she came or went. good level agricultural land around Roy, that may be filed on under the Homestead desert land laws. During the past season the first ex perience by the new farmers proved that anything can be grown on our soli, such as wheat, oats, corn, sugar cane, kafflr corn, mllo Maize and vegetables, as good as can be grown in the eastern states. Water can be gotten at a depth of 30 to 150 feet, anywhere around Roy. Well drillers have not failed yet in obtaining water for those for whom they have drilled. The town of Roy will in the very near future be the county seat of a new county, as its adjacent vicinity is des tined to be the most prosperous com munity in the north-eastern part of New Mexico. the Mora drain about 40 miles In length of the eastern slope of the Rocky mountains and play an import ant part in the determination of the stream flow. Builder ROY, NEW MEXICO. Stone Work, Carpenter and Plasterer. MORA COUNTY Area, 2,542 square miles. Popula tion, 13,000; the census of 1900 gave It a population of 10,304. Assessed valua tion, $1,175,823. County seat, Mora. Postofflces. Mora, Wagonmound, La Cueva, Cleveland, Guadalupita, Chacon, Ocate, Roy, Lucero, Halls Peak, Hol- man, Weber, Shoemaker, Watrous, Mills, Ledoux. Mora County's agricultural products exceed those In value of any other New Mexico county, and it can rightfully claim the honor of being the leading agricultural county in the territory. However, Its range interests exceed in value even its agricultural wealth. Yet Its area is only 2,542 square miles, be ing less than that of any other county, excepting Santa Fe, Taos, and Bernal illo; still this area Is more than twice that of Rhode Island and 600 square miles greater than that of the state of Delaware. According to the census of 1900, its population is 10,304, or four people to the square mile, a density of population exceeded only by Santa Fe, Bernalillo, and Taos counties. The county is mountainous, the main ridge of the Rocky mountains passing through its western part, while the foothills extend almost to the eastern boundary. Some of the peaks rise to an altitude of over 13,500 feet, while the lowest point in the county has an altitude of 4,000 feet. The hills are generally timbered, and a portion of the Pecos River Forest Re serve is In the county. From the main range, broken by the foothills, the mesa extends gently sloping toward the southeast. There are picturesque can yons and fertile valleys, making the topography a very broken one. The county is almost entirely in the drain age basin of the Canadian River, the Mora River, a tributary of the Cana dian. Other tributaries of the Cana dian in the county are the Ocate, the Vermejo, and the El Perro. The Sweet water is a tributary of the Ocate. The principal tributaries of the Mora are the Coyote, the Cebolla, the Sapello, the Guadalupita, and the Lobo. The Pecos River rises in the western part of the county, and so does the Santa Cruz, the latter belonging to the drainage basin of the Rio Grande. The tributaries of Adobe-making a Specialty. Accommodation Ratea 91.50 and S2.00 Oriental Hotel ROY, n. n. Homeseekers can obtain satisfactory rates by asking for same. A. P. DUNCAN. Prop. A. S. Bushkevitz, Pres. Max M. Bushkevitz, Vice Pres. A. Bushkevitz, Sea. and Treaa Great Western Gommercial Co, (INCORPORATED) - Capital Stock $25,000 ROY, MORA CO , NEW MEXICU A. S. Bushkevitz UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER, COUNTY SURVEYOR NOTARY PUBLIC. JOHN FLORENCE, Chief Deputy at Mora, New Mexico. F. A. ROT, Assistant Chief Deputy at Roy, New Moxlco. HOMESEEKERS Will do well by employing an official surveyor and thus get correct line and numbers. Can make land filings, final proofs and commence contests, in fact any thing that you may require done in the lnnd business, to which we will orrectly and promtlv -ttend. ROY, NEW MEXICO The fast growing and prosperous lit tle town of about 600 inhabitants, lo cated on the Dawson Branch of the El Paso and Southwestern system In the eastern part of Mora county, has since its opening to the new comer and homeseeker on January 1, 1907, shown a wonderful development as to popula tion and agricultural pursuits, about 800. homesteaders and desert entries were filed on since that date and more are coming in with every excursion, It Is now thejargest precinct in the county as to size and population- The town is coming to the front with modern and up-to-date business houses, in spite of the money stringency; build ings are erected In all parts of the town, yet there are a good many busi ness opportunities and chances for any kind of Investment. There are many tnousands of acres of Confectioner and Bakery Ice Cream, Soft DrinKs, CaKes, Pies, Doughnuts, Bread, Candies and Cigars W. H. BENN, Proprietor. First door east of P. O. Roy Land and Live StocK Co. Dealer in All Kinds of Fresh and Cured Meats Provisions of all Kinds .... TTTTTTTTTT We guarantee full weight and moderate prices. \n\n Solomon Luna of Los Lunas; B. J.'Vii On the 19th inst. John Sella, aged