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Capital. . .
Sarplns Pund, ,
Aziri:, Nrw Mkxico.
Illtere.1 at the liontiifflr lit Altec mail
matter of tha second rlnxiu
Hawking If All It TJranohkr.
Wa hava an eten.ÍT oorre.ponilenra and pat
rwaaae throuthont Konthwptnrn t olo
railo, ami the adjoining counties
I New aieaieo ami I'tah.
HN L. M' VF.AL
Colorado State Bank,
Etnhlishorl 1W. Cah capital, full M, rs.0
SAVINGS - AND - COMMERCIAL- BANK
U..RMNO I'Kori.E, Wi.k t.íKKtm, we in
vite you lu oiwii a navinv aecouet with u.
INTEREST BHilNi AT ONCK
Private Kafoty Deposit ltoxea Rented.
P. N. FREEMAN Prfsiuknt
W. C. II W M AN Virt I'kkhikknt
H. J. SM i I il I'ahhik
f. II. KEINHOLD ASSISTANT CArlHthB
P THE NEW
$ . . HOTEL . . Í
J OURANGO, COLO.
dj Newly furnished. Service
jl equal to any hotel in
.1 the city.
CHAS. FLECK, Prop, (f
Oip. Depot, Rates f por Day
Wholesale and Retail
Books ánd Stationery
Periodlrals, Hchool Supplies, Manufacture--!
Confectionery. All grailes or Hooka iiHixrin
New Mexico scLools kept iu stork.
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CALLERY & CO.,
L. ('. UROVK,
Editor and Proprietor.
IKK MS OK KITIISCKII'TION.
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TIP. OFFICIAL PAPER OF
. . SAN JUAN COUNTY . . .
I "wSnbarthort wil)inr Tim Iwpf.x Bf.nppd
if thanxpiration of tbir Mitcnpti n mimt o
tify tho publi-her to t hut rtlort. othrwmo It
rill bo cniiwiil'TfMl their wish to have it contin
noil, and mulnction will bo made fur the unma,
Fkihav. Mat 11, 1!K0.
For a comfortable bod or a good square
. . ..meal, call at ... .
Aztec, New Mexico,
lie It terred fit nil hours f the day,
It looks like the banner year.
D. J. Craig came up from Farmington
George Potter returned from Guooi
son lant week.
Kdtuund Thur'.and of Weetwater was
in Aztec Monday.
J. P. Thompson of the Sao Juan was
in town Saturday.
Mrs. lw Miller of Farnilngtoo is is
iting in Aztec this week.
Mrs. Thos. Creamer is now acting
postmistress at liloomtield.
Miss Bertha Brewer, who was quite
sick last wek, is recovering,
Township 32, range 13, La Plata, will
be open for filing June 16.
Bora, to Mr. and Mrs. Millard Green,
at Bloomñold, Friday, May 4, a girl
A boy was born in the family of Dave
BoliDger at Bloouifield Saturday night,
M ay 5.
Rev. J. R. Cooprr will hold services at
Flora Vieta next Sunday morning and
Mrs. T.J. West and
Wise made a trip to Duraugo the first
of the week.
Miss Nellie Rush, of Farmington, vis
ited with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bunker in
Aztec last week.
G.V. McCoy roads a trip with his
family to Stark's saw mill this week,
Elder Henry will preach at Aztec
next Sabbath at 11 a. m. and at Farm
ington at 7:30 p. in.
Mies Ester Brown baa been assisting
Mrs. V. II. Williams in th millinery
department of the store during the last
Mr. and Mrs. Win, Swire, formerly of
BloomHeld, dow reside about ten atiles
from Gallup, where Mr. Swire is era
ployed in a store.
Mr. Villuan has added wall paper and
window shades to Lis well assorted
stock, and now has a variety of samples
that will meet every vact
; Sam Walton has sold his ferry below
liloomtield to C. F, Holly, and it is not
doing business this spring. The other
furry, above BloomQeld, is still in opera
A. Villman this week purchased three
cnoice residence lots in iilock 1 in
Aztec this week, on which it is likely
that he will in due time erect a dwelling
Commissioner Juan A. Jaquez, Pro
bate Judge Pacheco, Enriques Mares
and Juan B. Valdez were over from
Lurgo Monday to attend the session of
the probate court.
Loie McCoy, daughter of Jas. A. Mc
Coy of Flora Vista, war seriously scalded
on the face the other day by steam, and
was brought to Aztec for medical treat
ment. She is now improving.
Rev. Father J. M. Gamier of Tierra
Amarilla arrived in AzteC yesterday.
We learn that he will reside at Largo
permauuntly and have c hurgo of the in
terests of the church in this section.
Judge Hande and wife, of Scranton,
Pa., were at the Uorae hotel in Aztec
yesterlay. They were en route to Farm
ington and Fruitland, where thejudgu
gnus to consult with his partner, Dr.
Coolidge, ou buBiness affairs.
Dr. J. W. Coolidge, of Scraoton, Pa.,
has bean in the county several das,
looking over his interests d the Cool
idge ditch and elsewhere in the county,
lie is highly ploitsod w ith the indications
for fruit and predicts very prosperous
times for us during the next year or so.
Dr. E; G. Condit bus been correspond
ing for soma time past with the chief
surgeon of the Mexican international
railway, and last week received an effer
of division eurgoon, but after going so
far 84 telegraphing acceptance and sell
ing oil household furniture, hits decided
to remain here.
r biherilf Dodson and Dtinutv Sheriff
4ÍDean returned Wednesday from their
Saota Fe trip, having ueposited their
prisoner in the territorial peuitentiary.
They weat by way of .Bland, w hich they
found rather d-aJ. Otherwise and be
yond the fact that one of their horses
went lame, the trip wus without spdcial
The Deuiing Headlight says'' "Judge
McFie, f Saata Fe, apon discharging
the grand jury of San Juan county, tock
b.cmibe, he said, "thy were willing to
vuit when they get through." It would
save counties, gsserally, a great deal uf
expeoue if they had grand' juries who
"were willing to quit wheu thsy were
Mírs. J. C, Olvey and U. 8 Cobb,
of Duraugo, have purchased the Arcade
gulooa in A'it.e and taksn caarga. They
will keep a full line of wines and liquors
and solicit your patronage. Tiny alse
etp.ct to' start a small diatillery beie
vitliid the next few montt, utilizing
l!ie iibiHi'lout fruit crop tl'luru out
mine g(I liqu''f lwo fji-ir "aU" 'U
' Lib puptr.
GRAIID - AUCTI0IÍ - SALE!
Strictly in the Push
For all HmUof.
Saturday, May 19, 1900,
I will sell to the highest bidder on the above date, nt ray ranch
near Farmington, the following property:
Eight or ten head of horses.
Several head of hogs.
Household and kitchen furniture.
Canned fruits, vegetables and other things too numerous to
New and Bocond Fland.
Wagon Covers and Tents.
TERMS: All sums under
$5.00, cash; all sums over
Í5.00, six months' time.
Nothing sold at private sale.
on day of auction.
Everything advertised will be offered
A. V, SHIDLER,
Farmington, New Mexico.
The following is from the New Mexi
can of May 3: "Sheriff J. C. Dodson
and Deputy E. R. Stewart, of Saa Juan
county, arrived in Santa Fe last night
with Fred Dean, convicted at the recent
term of the district court in Aztec of
assault with intent to ki'l and sentenced
to serve six months and one day in the
territorial penitentiary. Sheriff Dodbon
declares that fruit and general crop
prospects never looked brighter in San
Juan county than at present."
Mrs. Anna Swire, wife of Wm. Swire,
died at Bloom field last Sunday morning
after a long illncis. Mrs. Swires was
one of the pioneers of the county, she
and her husband settling on the Sun
Juan when cattle raising was the chief
industry. She leaves a husband and
two soob John and Will to mourn her
toss. The remains were interred Monday
evening at the Aztec cemetery, Rev.
Cooper officiating at the services at the
grave. The relatives have the sympathy
ef all in this affUctioni
The charter and necessary papers tor
the organization of a G. A. R. post in
Aztec were received by Col. W. II. Wil
líame tbis week, from the department
headquarters in Santa Fe. It is hoped
there will be a large attendance at the
meeting tomorrow (Saturday) night,
when an organization will be effected.
Steps looking to the proper observance
of Memorial day should be taken sion if
at all, and it is necessary to have the
participation of the organization, as
heretofore, to properly conduct the exer
cises. , . ,
Dr. O. C. McEWen and A. W. Shidler
of Farmington delayed awhile in Aztec
Tuesday, en voyage to the Smelter City.
"Doc" wor orchard bloscfims galore
and, besides that, he and Shidler each
wore expansive smiles a faithful reflex
of the cheerful state of mind possessing
Farmington citizens as well as those of
other heotions of the county. By the
way, the doctor has agreed to write
another descriptive article on the sub
ject of this matchless climate as a cure
tor diseases, tor publication in pamphlet
form by the San Juan county board of
immigration. Thus we advertise!
Probate court was iu session ia Aztec
Monday; the 7th. Among the proceed
ings were the following: Lucinda Blan
cett was granted final discharge as ad
ministratrix of estate of Mosas Blancett,
deceased, and W.R. Crouch was granted
tinal discharge as administrator of
estate of John L. Smith, deceased. In
the matter of the Salome JaqMez estate,
executors Cled statement, which was
accepted and approved. In this estate
an order wat. issued the executors to
ilisf.nno of certaiu property, also a fur
ther order granting widow a monthly
allowance. An order was also rfade
netting Monday, July 9, as the day for
provmg last will and testament of Annie
L. Woodward, deceased. Bonds of A. E.
Br jwu, constable of Precinct No. 2, J. K.
P. Pipkin, constable of Precinct Ne. 4,
and John U. Hippenaiyer, justice of the
peace of Precinct No. 6, approved.
McCormick all-steet Rak are boilt cm
honor and at honest pricet. At Chip
Those debiring wall paper should snri
that elegant line of samples at tho drug
store, aud the pricet are away
McGjrmick Mowers and Binder do
better Vork and Utt longer than ether
make. At Chapman',' Durango.
Work horse, wagón, harouas, barrow, rynjr
low and tooU. Uue-Ualt mile aoath uf Azt'.s.
The t tallioa,
Box Hilly," the aire .f '
Will make the aennou at the Aztee Liter
A. 11. Ill H11AKU.
Twenty '.;ro of chulee land with houe, trace
and lomo ahibbery. AUo. peruiaueut WU;r
rilit-' SitiiHU-d at Flo. a Vila. Term low.
MRS. W. R. M.:W)N ALD.
To uera ot wntrln Axt4i: Your asHrwip at
fof l'A ia 'V ir let, Oo yr huujot aluM or
alorr aud ti U" Íit hutl or live ry alahtr. T'u
i at b. paid by Juue lnt to 11. Untiijuu of
K WAjyi t l.:"
tH". I.. A. 1. Dii. i,.
Grand Army Meeting,
A meeting of the old soldiers of the
county will be held at Aztec at 2 o'clock
p. m SaturdaylMay 12, for the purpose
ot organizing or re-organizing a Grand
Army post here. All veterans are cor
dially invited to attend and participate
in the selection of officers and the work
Attorney N. C. Miller come down from
Durango Wednesday and the hearing of
the La Plata ditch cases was taken up
before Referee Sufford on that day. The
testimony is now all in.
A reward of $100 will ho paid by this Asoria
tion to any person or persons furnishing iufr
mutioD that will load to the arrest and convic
tion of any person or porsons stealing, driving
away or ft lonionsly handling any stock belong
ing to any momber of this Association.
THE SAN JÜAV WOCNTY CATTLK OROW-
EKS ASSOCIATION OF NEW MEXICO.
lu-Ailnuarters at AkUk. 8au Jimn t'onutv. New
Mexico: W.J. Wright, President: J. R. Wil
liams, Treasurer: (irunville Pendleton, Secre
tary: tiimru of Oimctors. J. U. Jiollson. JJ.. n.
Stewart, 11 K. Milleaon, X. N. Juuuson, aud
r rauk Uurr.
Don't Forget s
Whfri you want anything in the lino
of Watctií, DihiiioikIh, Jewelry,
CIotWh, SpHctacitttf or bttirllag Silver
or iiatoU ware, go to
1 1. ZELLER
The Old Reliable I
Wtrlioa rincks anfl.Tewp'ry repairpd
in iirHtclastt muuuor at tfaannabla
prictw ou hort notioR aud war
ranted. All tStPrlinff bilvtr Goods
oüpfravod frt-o of chHiKO. ,
Licon5ed watcii laapocror for tb
D. A H. ii. road.
Efmpmívr the piare, iú the George
E. Titlany Drug Store,
Frunl: Cuiil ill's
la the place to go wlimi you want a bth,
have, a l'.Hii--iit or anything in the
tonsunnl line. Jfilat
Located oppoaite Harry Jockson'a,
F.ofiW lis Orer
liefure Vou 1'urchaae.
A. B. DOUGLASS,
Strings a Specialty.
Pianos and Organs, Cooks.
Stationery, Wall Paper
. . Used in
The Home Hotel.
AZTEC, NEW MEXICO.
Teams fed and taken care of.
Transient custom solicited.
W. S. DALTON, Proprietor.
R. B. Whitfor.il
United State. Laad OIHeo, Santa Fs, N M.
May 3, 1900. - Notice is hereby given that the
plat of Township 82. N. R. 13 W., New Mexico I
Mer., will be filed iu this offiee oh th. 16th day
of June, 1900.
The weatern tier f aertions, 7, 18, 10, 30 and
31 will be suspended untii furthor notice.
From and afl"""'i lata Hipplicationa for
tractadf land in txi l towashit) wblck are not
suspendud will he rivoived and accepted by this
Mice. Mandkl R. Otero, RegUter.
- E. F. Hobabt, Receiver.
Estimates and Plans Furnished fof BuiltliDgs
of all kinds.
Woodwork of all kinds Turned Out on Short
Shop South of Livery Stable,
AZTEC N. M.
Will Paper, Paints
Livery. Feed and
Farmington, N. M.
Stock civen every attention.
May and Grain for Sale.
FRANK 15. ALLEN. Proprietor.
The Strater House
CHAS. E. STILWELL, Proprietor.
First-class service. Special rates to
Griffin & Jackson
OLVEY & COBB, Props.
Aztec, N. LI.
Wises, Liprs and
Ni mutter liPtli,r jott ro:np yuiir"if or Hrr.rt your bt irirl, your jrpr
daiihtr yoitr non, your motilar, ntnthnr In law, or Krandmcvtlinr, nil will
1h trpfttml with oonrlwjr, I!re U your npport'inl'y for ft (rood quality ut
foods for lesa ninnty thnn you Cin buy clip gocuín ia other tor.
fr hirh you Iieto to pay In oOir
sl TTT'i whirb other rlotiilnff Iioiim, oltilra
wOl 1 O to be a liarnxin at J.I0.IKI
CTTT'T'O r.irwhleh the other torea want
O U X I ij f r()I11 n .vi u, l;, M
r r n.r
wb sell rem $10.00
Onrmonny Hbp, Onr mttfl nre tt.ft bot ftvpry tim. Wo ñl' rnrry nm ry Uno hlyb r J
tiitfl 'or $12. IV) to $!.. (JO, which no mfrrbaot t.nlor cn exol fur $JJA) to
SHIRTS AND UN DE R WE A R - W curry ft One ortmmit.
H ATS "Nnrift better mndo," itiid
SHOES Knra oortío t roal flue onm.
,fny yon will nvc on cli mid YAry art rli, We am tho only ?mtm In town trhii'h bi dl'-ot
from Now ork ( Uy aud lint uo nut to puy. AH nur gxui ar ninrkrd iu plmu llwurc-i un i
overy aitclo Ik Kiiarnatood ats rprottontiMl,
Ms to Orto, to Fit f LAZARUS mSicr
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THE AZTEC DRUG STORE
Ouit SvniNG Bulletin.
DrOg Purity Skillful Compounding
Al Quick cure.
THE CHOICEST CANDIES. CIliAIW, rKRFUMF.RY AND
A. VILLMAN, Druggist.
lz o o
SHARP - -
Dealera la . .
Dry tiofKls, drocerie), t'lothina;,
Boot and Shoes. Kte. New jfoods
rompióte line of Men's and BoyV
Clutliiuff now ia stock.
-AZTEC NEW MEXICO.
Lawyer and Real Estate Agent,
Aztec, San Joan County,
riUVS AND SELLS ....
Farms, Ranchea, Frnit Tracts
and I ityfropttrtyon I'onimitidiou
ILL practice law bofore all the courts
vun ytmrs oUpi'rumio as district atti.
of Xrw Mnxicooud Colorndo. W ith
in ( iiorndo. makctt rriuuiwl !w
a snocialty. VV ill attend to all classes ( cimms before th hirnl sud ui-imi I
land otlico and departments at Wahintun. Twenty years' actual expt'nrnro. Spe
cial attention civon it collextiona in ben Juhu county.
Will attvertiHe extensively among Eastern iuveMots. Thuo baTinc property
for Rale rail nd leave lint. No salea, no Cuartea. ( timmiHMons rcUnouable aud
satisfaction guaranteed, ('all on or address
OHico over KrthIhII's Store., Aztec, Now Mexico.
AZTEC, N. M.
T5est Hquors duel ciguis. Good
pool table it) Connection.
Call and see us.
Well, that dependí pon what kind of a
daiy iu ár lo4)kint for . If we wero the
under man wo couldn't think, and if that
wuk Momo other feilow wb wouldn't mind.
Our business at the priwrit time is prtsin
and oo would yours tw if you had ouu of our
On the Q. T., the National Presa íh the best in the market. Vou can do g.'O J rhiu i
your frieuds who want to buy to teil thnm &.
That wo koep a $ enernl anuortmeiit of funning implement!, even mow than wo u;m.
tion, Kcineiiiler our Force b eod lirdU, all kteol Lever Hmtuws, td aud 0'i. i i ij
flow aud t uitivurs. If you don t bhj wltut you want, ak for it. V urn heio fjiM'
Him, ds and to jriro you good value for your money, botli f v. h i 1 1 wo can do ia a M:.m , ,.
Try I)Íh lie for pllitipy.
Wí, I.' 4 l : let k
Juan A Jaquez & Bro.
LARGO, - NEW MEXICO.
JAQUEZ & A ARES,
I Yftef!&i& Orrfitmn durango,
t ry. I Fftlf avy j
y IMIIB MMM-fcl)LiiaiBjijjj,,, n ii i
sn v v v zj v v c v 1 1
SPRING AND SUMMER-1900
Our huyera we. e early In N -w York. W lielive that lniirnveil con.litii ns
Wouhl he ou: oiunent. Ar,t llv wli t hat lirlief, we (lUlvltMHeii Urat-lv of tapla
nien-liuuihi-e ni the v,v , l..v.-t il . We are thi-rrlme .rei"iri-il not only
to allow Mioimoiin oi -k anil newr.t atylna, out aiao will challebe a eom
liaribou oí our tlcun with uuy Loum1 iu Coloiailo.
riiOMPT AND ( AEKFIjL ATTENTION' TO MAIL OHU1-R.S.
LadiiV U)'.h' anrt fthihlren' Khoe anil Sllppera.
lalior Natío bull. Jarkeia. bliiia Iiri-aa Omul.. Kilki.
l uili.tB, lin;a, iiii ant C'IuIiIk'h'. I lolliiliA', E'e.
RACHOFSKY & CO., Duran
occaaion to congratuláis the iuryiasu
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