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WIini.T SAI I.; niul Iii:TATl. WatclKH, Clocks, Jewclr, Bolid Silvtr end I'latttl Ware, Musical Instruments, s IIBig Store " Little Prices I F.ive 50 jnr cent on yemr HOLIDAY PRESENTS by calVrnj; or sending your Mail Orders to HAHN Dufango, Colorado 3 SPECIAL SALE OF FINE COIÍSETS. Yon would expect fo pay $1.75 for these Corsets, but we arc oilering them at the low price of $ 1. 00. Also, a fine lino of Dress Goods, ' Facings, Trimmings, Ribbons-, Etc. We are con stantly receiving new goods. J. M. RANDALL, AZTEC, N. M. M. A. BRACHVOOEL. W. 8. WKIOHTMAN. M. A.BRACHVOGEL & COMPANY Commission Merchants Handlers of San Juan County, N. M Fruits. RUIT BOXES, FRUIT VEAPPEES, PAPER FOR LINING BOXES, ETC., IN STOCK. GIVE US A TRIAL. The First National Bank OF DURANGO. established ISsl. Capital, . Surplus Fand, 87. CCO. 00 5. OC CO Banking In All Its Branches. Vi have en extensive correspondence and pat ronage tliroosrhout Southwestern ( kjlo rado, and the adjoining counties t( N aw Mexico and Utah. ..V... OFFICERS: A.P.CtkfP . - President JOHN L. McNEAL Tice President. Wm.P VAiLK Cashier. Colorado State Bank, DURANGO. COLORADO. Established 1SS7. Cash capital, full paid, 176,000 6AVINC3 - ANO COMMERCIAL- BANK O o o o o the-JARVIS 9-HOTEL Aztec, New Mexico tH. McClemenl and L. ildebrand . . Proprietors Transient Trade Solicited Rates Always Reasonable Solicita ynr Account. Husmean entrusted to ua will be treati-d witii Courtesy, Accuracy, Promptness. Ravines account draw nterexl from data of depesit. Write for particulara. B. St. FREEMAN PaMIDEMT W. C. CHAPMAN Vic Pbebidínt P. H. REINHOLD Assistant Cahi THE Sniolter City State Bank OF Í1ÜRANG0, - COLO. CAPITA , $30.000.00 C. E. Mct'rWVKLL, Presid.-nt. LLOYD C. fUEETti, Aiataflt Caabier . Twenty-two years' experience beuking in Colorado. ,p, linen; II IVA ; E t I fT ! www p firs- 1pT Vrf YfiiépSBSÍ? 4 a,,.v Aaaatsj FPwrav I 1 A.yi!un. iRArrtc Man 1K.ÜOOPUI.C.EAIA1 a 5- I J. T. Green's i J2 Concord S; 5 Harness... 5 Í" Bwet Pad. Whit) and fall S tin. of Horae (ianda linn . BM J" on hand. Harneaa, 8a.idU and 8 boa Bepriua a bpeo- an ! Austin 5 Dunning, BLACKSMITHS AND WÁQON MAKEltS Wheeli to reni at reaeonable ratfia. Special attention to Licyclo ropairiug Aztec, New Mexico. THE ARCADE1 SALOON CAztec, N. New IIofi.se Undtr New Manage ment and New Rules cf Business. BEST CCNVIH. I Wines, Liiuors anil Tn6roúf;hly RtmodeféJ. A hint Class flaca Strict - " 1 Ti' -ni t., AIT- K,. THE INDEX, Azth-, Sw Mrxk'o. Fnti-ro.1 at tha rioMnlTice at Aatno at mail rnttitfr nf tlia aroid (1nhr. L. C. tlROVE, Editor and froprintor. TIF. OmQAL PAPtR OF SAN JUAN COUNTY TERMS OF SUHHCKIPTION. On Yor 3 on Montlil 1 tl Ihrra Mootl.a i W FbiOat. Fr.iittUARY 22. 1901. LARGELY LOCAL. The roads are an abomination; J. T. Fay made trip to Dnrango tLie Ttok. Aztec will Continue to do tbe Lusi- A. E. Brown returned from a trip to Durango yesterday. Fatronize Dr. Spencer's étoréopticou lecture, Friday evening, March 1. Rox brand meats are tbe best. See that the word "Rex" is on each piece. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Ilubl ard of Fiord Vista visited with frisnda in Aitoc Sat urday. Rex brand meats are for sale by gro cers in Aztec. Buy them if you want the best. Jack Real of the La Plata was in town Monday in company with the late II. II Bardin. bamuel Jb.nt, one or the prosperous settlors of the La Plata, was in town Tuesday. Colonel Williams' condition continues to improve and he is again up and around in his houne. W. S. Dalton has opened a meat mar ket in bia building in Aztec. See his announcement. Soafoam free until April 1, 1001, with each 35 cents paid for barber work in one week. T. S. Williamson. Dr. West is convalesciiig from his re cent severe illness, a fact which will be good news to his many friends. Mrs. Fred Hunker loft this week for a brief visit with friends and relatives at Manitou, Colorado, and Salina, Kansas. Buy Rex brand hams, lard and break fast bacon, and see that the word "Rex" is on each piece. They are superior goods. .The La Plata river ia higher than the ordinary at this time of year. Plenty of water and bigger crops than ever in that vale thia trip. Rex hams, Rex breakfast hams, Rex lard, Diamond C soap. Ox-Gall Bleach nig soap. They are the best. For Bale by all grocers in Aztec. W. G. Bansemer, the popular agent of the Cudahy company, was in the valley this week and landed Borne good orders for the Rex line of eatables. Mrs. C. V. Safford returned Monday evening from a visit to her husband at Santa, highly delighted with the capital city and ita hospitable people. Thomas Murphy, the well known La Plata ranehuiau, has, it is reported, sold his place to the Revenue Ranch and Water company, D. A. Lewis, manager County Treasurer C. II. McIIenry has been suffering from an attack of grip far a couple of weeks and has remained at his home at Farmingtoa most of the time, J. T. Downing and L. W. Palmer, agenta of the Aetna Building association of Las Vegas, have been fn town several days looking up bueioeee fot their asso ciation. Mesara. Harry Pierce, P. E. Johnson and Ilarry Shidler of Farmington at tended the meeticg of the Aztec lodge of the Odd Fellows Saturday night Ihey made the trip awheel. Weakened by the long Beasoa of rain and wi t, a section of the adobe wall of Will Lenfeetey'e livery building in Aztec crumbled; and fell yesterday mornin The damage will be promptly repaired. George Loeper and W. S. Dalton are building a furnace near town in which to roast gypsum, a bed of which of ei eeptional purity ia found not many miles distant. The product is said to be an ideal at uceo. A Silvertott exchange says! "A. L. Springer of Aztec, New Mexico, visited over Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. Bert. Brown. Al has ODly praises tor our southern neighbor, her people and ljur climata." J Operations will commence Monday next on the projected eitensiou and en largement of the Aztec ditch. The ex tension will be about two miles in length and will reclaim nearly two hundred acres of land. Mr. and MrB. Joe Crimen of Flora Vista were in Altec Tuesday. "Uncle Joe," who ia one. of the well to do set tlers, has made some purchases of Aztec town property of late and aeea a bright future for tho county -tout. he well sunk by J. WiMcDermott on the Frank Williams place on the La Plata went to a depth of 120 feet and has resulUÍ id 100 feet of water good water purj, fresh and aweet. Mr. Williams ia rejoicing in his good for tune. From the Chama Tribu'ne: "Henry Beth returned from sheep headquarters near Largo last Monday,' having been absent from Chama since f,he tirst of January. He reported very little enow and the sheep ai being in' excellent con dition." Lawrence anrf Henry Jnuea, aed re spectively 11 and 6 years, arrived in A leí Monday from Stockton, Kansas. They are bright-eyed, lltti l.le little ft! , and ar nephews of ra, Ed. Wi,e. it)l whom they will nt.V e tlmir f iure 1 Pchool Itxerclaea. 1 iio rrfenlar wockiy exercise. tf tlio Aztec public fichiMiIa wi! be Mippln mented this (Friday) nftrrnoon by eper lal eierciflos cointilhmorative of lcnooln and Washington. The programme fol lows: Bona. ''America" Br ti, ichftnl Th Birth of Lincoln Lrla Villmrin Thn Mother of Lineoln Jrop Le-rpr Tlln Boyhood of Lincoln Harrf Fnrguioc Lincoln'! School Dayi ;Floyd Ilildnhraud Lincoln an a Young Mao Vla Villman Lincoln's Marrina-a Annie Walknr Lincoln as Praldint Hasiln atorrixon Thq Death of Lincoln Juan Lobato Memorial to Lincoln Richard Mnrr Ode for Washington'! Birthday HarveT Knickerbocker On Waahlitetou'a Birthday F.lsia Mnrr Wanhlngton's NS'.Hh Birthday Allie Aastln The Waetlnft Elm . Ilarry Anatln Waihlngton's Ttirthday Jamen Scott Tho Abm.t Soldier's Child ..Earl Hovell Polo, "No, Georale" Abel Lobato Tributa t Washington .... ....Linn Hlnncatt, Burr Knickerbocker Battle of Trehton ....:: Clyde Bell Washington and His Hatchet ..Nannie Farmer The 2id of February Ethel Randall WaaHingtoD'S Chriatmaa Gift Ned Mnher Andre'i Eco.ust to Washington Bortha Farmer A Bong of the Flag..: Boys' OcttU Baiaing of the Flag 8oug,"Ecd, White and Bluo"....By the Bcliool Our Bister town of Gallup is all excited over the prospects for oil in tho Vicinity. Several companies have been incorpo rated to bore for the fluid and oil-drilling apparatus is being brought in from Cal ifornia to1 find out just what is what Gallup ia O. K. The contest for the Farmington post office is getting quite interesting to the ordinary observer. At thia distance it looks as though W. E. Eetea would se cure the prize. Will is a level-headed, capable young man and has many warm friends throughout the county. L. C. Patrick, of Pagosa Springs, was in Aztec Tuesday, returning from Du rango to Farmington, at which latter place he ie feeding his cattle this winter, Mr. Patrick is chairman of the board of commiasionerB of Archuleta county and one of the loading citizens of Pagosa Springs. C. M. ToDkinson, C. E. Andrus and Manuel Prado have been summoned as jurors from San Juan county in the United States court at Santa Fe for the term beginning the first Monday in March, They started for their destina tion yesterday and will make the trip overland. The timbers for the repairs on the Aztec bridge havo about all arrived and work wiil probably commence jext week. It is the intention to take the present structure apart and rebuild it, a task which will require some time to complete. Contractor Lemon of Du rango will have charge. The Santa Fe New Mexican says "The San Juan County Abstract com pany today filed incorporation papera at the office of Territorial Secretary Wal lace. The incorporators are William McRae, Jamea Milton Palmer, Mary Ellen McRae, Cámara 1 'aimer. The capital is (5,000 and tLe- V.jadquarters Aztec, San Juan county." A ead death occurred at Cedar Hill laet night. A Mr. Johnson and wife, relatives of F. A. Carlson, who is renting the McRae ranch at Farmington, stopped at Alf, Graves' placo, at Cedar Hill en route from Dakota into this country, During the night Mr. Johnson Buffered a severe hemorrhage, dying from the effects of it within ten minutes. The Silverton Miner eays: "Mrs. Frank Robbins, having lived most of hor life in the 'Silver San Juan,' now 'Golden,' departed Monday with her family for Aztec, New Mexico, and will take up their abode in the 'Sunny San Juan.' She was met at Durango by her husband and Mr. Springir. Silverton loeofJ another family of good citizens. May their farms yield luxuriantly and their orchards never fail them." N'ORMiiLNOTES. The new classes in algebra, general history, Latin, rhetoric and bookkeep ing, organized last Monday, are proving exceedingly interesting to the pupils. The second annual declamatory con test for a gold medal, under the direction of C. A. Urommet, will be given about the middle of April. Thin contest will be open to all pupils of school sge in San Juan county. Fred Cole, ene of our brijhtect pupils, left last Monday for his home in Monte Vista. We are sorry to lose him, but be lieve there is attraction enough in Aztec to insure bis return bsre next winter, The grip and mumps, attor beinrr ru as ter for several months, have finally de serted us, and our classes are ouce more full. Ü Sureoptlcon Lecture; On the Pueblo Indians ttud their prehistoric remaius, will be given by Dr. F. C. Bpunceron Friday eveuiug, March 1. Thia lectora will be illustrated by oor fifty view, showing the uiodu of life of thefte In diana aud the aucinut ruin of cliff cnintuunul and cari! y dwullings of Arizona and New Met ro. Aduiuaiou, 25 cents, i'hlldreu under l, 15 oeuts. New Meat Market. Th. undornigued baa opened a meal market In Aztec and solicita a share of tbe patronage. Fresh .íe'its always Ion hand , aud courteous treatuicfet accorded to all. W. 8. DALTON. To the Public. The Asteo meat markot will be open all summer. Cnatomers cun rely on seeurUw meats Quriug tbe summer mouths. A. M. HUBBARD. For Xeut. The brick hotel building ia Azteo la fui rent to the light partiua. Apply to ERKD HUNK Eli. For Sale. Twenty bead o( cattle, cows aud stsers, at Frank Murr's, two aud oue-belf uillu. West of Aitoc. . Removal SAL. To close out the present stock a dis count of 20 per cent will be given on atebeo and clocks, ' For CASH ONLY." TAenty-tive per ctint diecount on e!l kinds of jewelry and silver novelties, at .rller'a Jewolrv Htore, opposite poet- illiCf. After r eijruary lólu will be Io cs, id in tbe Co'ora'b btij'e Ion! I 1 J.iVU MmÍu hVeuil.)'. lli'l.'. d, IaiIO Some I Reasons Why Yoll SlimiU liu' I on l!jv!rJ r u "' " 1 -- lnriu:il' d by nny other. I eiiders bard leather soft, pretal) y prepared. Sierps out water. J henry bodied oiL Marngss excellent preservative. If educes cost of your burnraei M"ver burns tbe leather; its, I ' 'iiciency is inefcased. Secures best enrice, ütitchea kept from breaking t Oil i sold in all Localities! Mar.nfSertbr Ñtaadarw Oil Coaipaar. rj C Í THE AZTEC DRUG STORE Toilet Preparations r' Pnrfnfn. f'ttrt, Otnml". rnwdorn, ftaihtH O'lor. I j eieiiRs C BEST1 OF ALL KINDS AT LOWEST FRICE3 Furniture.. -BT- J0H1I,.. IIORELOCK'S Snccessors to GE0BGS TRICK FDE NITTJRE CO. Durando, Colorado Hardware Farm machinery and imple ments we carry in etock of the best varieties and fullest lines. Now's the Time To buy harvesting and mowing machinery and the thing to buy is the best. DEERING IDEAL roller bearing Mowere and Binders and DEERING Hay Rakes are the best. DEERING twine alsd in etock. w F. R. GRAHAM, Durango, Colo. T.E.BOWMAN Stringed Instruments and Strings a Specialty. Pianos and Organs, Books, Stationery, Wall Paper AND i , . Used in . . New Mexico. . . ; DURANGO, COLO, The Goodman Paint & Wall Paper Co. Wall Paper, Paints and Glass. ÓO DURAXCO, COLO. mm mm mm mm FRANK REVELL, CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, Estimates furnished for all kinds of buildings.. ., . , Kki-T in Stock: Tables, Cupboards, Writing denks, Kitchen cabinets, Spice cabinets, etc. Burial caxltcts on hand and made to order bn Siiort notice. &hop Sottth of Llveiy Stable) Aztbo, N. M. WALL PAPER FAMILY MEDICINES c CM Insecticides for destroying Lice and Mites. A VtflMAM - - PmnffMnf -aVO Aztec Livery, Feed and Sale Stable A. E. BROWN, - Proprietor 'Good Rigs and Rabile iTorana Always on Hand. Trams tod Stock UItm tfas beat of Attention, (ienoral Livery Unaiueea Trausacted. AZTEC, HEW MEXICO. THE AFEC- Meat Market A. BL KUD-ARD, Prop. The Durango, Aztec C. M. ELLIOTT, Proprietor., and Farmington Seasonable Rates the Rule. Stage Lino. Easy riding stages, making the trip through to Durango from Aztec or Farmington in one day. The patronage of the traveling public solicited Paekagos to be sent by express should be loft at the poetoffics to Aitoe. mmmmmmwmmmmmm&wmm The Whitson Music Company fíanos, Organ Musioal Instrumenta, Bbeet MuBtt and Books. Writ for Catalogues and Prion.. Albuquerque, N.M. 0 Granville Pendleton, Lawyer and Real Estate Agent, BUYS AND BELLS .... Farms, Ranohea, Frnit Tracts and (JityPropertyon Commission Aztec, San Jdaw County, . . . New Mexico . . . 1 ' T WILL practice law before all the courts of New Mexico and Colorado. With seven years' .xperienoe as district attorney in Colorado, makes criminal law a specialty. Will attend to all classes of cases before the local aud general land otbee and departments at Washinirt.n. Twenty years' actual experience. Spe cial attoution priven to collectiona in SAn Juan conuty. Will advertise extensivoly among Eastern investors. Those having- property for sale call aud leave list, ilo sales, no charges. Commissions reasonable and satisfaction guaranteed. Call on or address GRANVILLE PENDLETON, Offloe over Randall's Stor., Aitoe, New Mexico, )'i ' ' f'i " O tj O O O O f'?' O r T THE FAMOUS & s 15 Millinery Tailor-Mad. Suits Jackets, Skirts Waists, Wrappers Misses' and Children.' Ready -Made Dresses Dress Goods Dress Trimmings Silks White Goods Lacos, Embroidery Corsets, Hosiery Gloves, Underwear FALL i WINTER 1000. With increased facilities tor buying od selling we are in a po sition! i quote lower prices than any other house in southwestern Colorado. When in Duraceo yon ars cordially invited to make your headquar ters at our store. We have a special orlice and reoeption rotim where you can do your correnponduig aud leave your baggage. PROMPT ANT) CAHKFITI. ATTKN- 11UN Q1VM UA1L uuuena, RacMsy&Co.eo", raDQO, lorado. Carpet. Bngs Art Scjnare Oil Cloths Llnolenms Window Shades Lsce, Cbsuille snd Dauaak Curtains Men's Boys' and Childrsa's Clothing' Gent's Fnrulsblng Goods 1 Ladies', Miases' and Children's Shoes and Blippers. 9V 9 9999999' 1'rtsh 'Aiul Salt Meats kt jt con stantly on hand. A tri-il solicited. lti'., 1 i tY.i h'prKH'i.Vli!! 'f 'i'üi.lne. j -r fc S 1 1 You "Auto1 Com and m n fn regard to our famous, Mitchell farm audi Ppiing waoiiH. White you are hura ydU can lMk uver tlie (lautoa hue of hrln wUKon aud hUgKitja. If you dó, whyu yuu nut teady to Buy Vflll ftny from oti- stock. Do yoa tiol lee the picture at thv bind i f tl is Ad I We want to tell )uu cuurtdtimly tliat SI is not the t'ti-ture ol A Mitchell., TheH 'people BtrurV It rlrh lu Alaska and oouito d' u over ¬ land. They lok aa Unuyh thy were coVt'Ved with tiianmndH. it'lha't it's ice. Lmki are dcxíiving. t yOa would tide & Mitchell you would lie asiiri-rtnod Jhat "bo (fio1 a fcon couid be mild ítr mo litiio tuouoy. l'oute aud tve thwi. STUBBS & JAKYAY Duranno, ColoraJo.