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DRY GOODS... BOOTS AND SHOES NOTIONS ETC. OF. ? J M. RANDALL, IlllllllllllllllltlllWtllllllllllllllllllllltl ,YuYVmim The Durando, Aztec 1 :- .Li0Tr- O 7 Proprietor. mid Farmington . . the Ruin. j Iv'ay ridiue starts, mukini; thtt trip through to Durando f mm Aztec or i i ' ' .ruiiiiKton n one day. TLe patronage uf the tiavcliiik; public nolicitid Package to be .ut lr eiorciii should THE AZTEC HOTEL o CHAS H. BAKER Proprietor The patronage of the public is solicted. It is our aim to please. We ask a trial. The 51 rick Hotel . Aztec, New Mexico The First National Bank ! OK DUKANUO. .ttablbhed ISM. apllal. (trplaia Fund. 987.0C0.00 5.000.00 8niiku In All Ira Hranciiks. ebavean extauiivecoritMpoudouci' and pat r"4f. throughout Sonthwi-atern t'olo rxio, and tlis adjoining countie of Saw Mexico and Utah. OFKMJKKí : l.P.'AMP HN U. iloNEAL m.P VA1LE Prenidtuit Vice I'rmiili'iit. OihiiT. THE li..alr kJ I lA LÜ I til 11 1 F ÜURANGÚ, COLO. $30,000.00 .A.PIT'., C. K. McCONNELL, President. LLOYD C. SHEETS. Aisintant Caahier Iwntj two jri' experience banking in loriado. Tk First National Bant Of Farmington, N.1M, Capital, 825,000 A general hanking business transac ted, Luana made on approved security, Exchange tinught and Bold. Collection? npecialty. CPPieERS. F M. Pierce, Pre.. I. W, Danucln. V. Pre A. M. Amiidíu, 'ashier. DIRECTORS. I. W. Daiinel. A. M. AiiibiIiu 1-'. M. Pierce Tiloma L. tHf!iriiy .rii K. Orlffln J. Alleu JoIiiimiii Llllle A. Jobn.on. ZIMJH JIM aM-WJI.MWimti.a. I Tli Hie Hay Meat & Storage Co., A full line of Fresh and Salt Meats al ways on hand Ev erything neat and clcau and up to date GIVE US TRIAL Aztec, New Mexico FRANK REVELL, CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER. Bntlroatei fumlBhed fur all kinds of Iiuildin Carries in Stock n Complete Line of imported I idertakers' Goods, Coffins. Caskets, Etc. Shop fUoth of Llvtry SUbU. Aztko, .Y ü - - Aztec, N. M, . . Stage Line. be left at thn poatorncu in Aztec. No niaíttír wl,(irtí you Live Ynu can kiop yonreaviuiiH account with tliix Hunk und it will earn 4 per cent. Interest for i )ou; interest I compounded quarterly, Business and Personal Accounts Solicited Writo for our descriptivo piunphlut. Snfoty Boxea for rent. Cuplml $75,o0. Colorado State Bank DUHANÜO, COLORADO" B. N. FREEMAN Phkhidknt VIA'.. CHAPMAN Vica Pkkhiiikst 1'. U. UlilNHOLD Akhistant Cahhike iiiorr HLACKSMITHING AND REPAIRING, Special attention to bicycle repairing, Aztec, New Mexico. W Furniture.. HT BEST All JOHN .... aTds MORELOCK'S lowest PRICES Succesnor. to GKOKGE TRICK FUR NITURE CO. Durango, Colorado GEO. K. (RIFFIX, l'ru.lilent. J. A. DUFF. Secreta rjr. '11 F. minti Unlfrlaiií tal FariBiügtCíí, New sisüco. Memtxra of the W.tmii Fi ii ms! Dlc-ctorn A.Miciallnii. T lnied Kinlmlinera - nd Sliit.perj to Any Pari of the W,.rld. Th. iHrk-'-xt "I'duiimt c- in.'te gtock ofCanketa Cnffl-m mi.i Fini.riil Eqnip menla in tin. 60 .iliivimt Strictly in the Push For nil ki,l,..i (üíiNiTURE : i lliind Mattresses, Sprin-i. Wagon Covers and Tents. Look l'i Over llofori You 1'urcliH.M. A. B. DOUGLASS, DURANGO. COLO. THE INDEX. Aztfc, Xkw Mkxioo. kntfrod at tbo potot)ice t Altec hi mail matter of the tecond olaw. JOE FREWITT. Editor ana Manager. THK OFFICIAL PAP ER OF SAN JUAN COUNTY TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. One Year $ 00 Sil Month. no Three Month. it Pxiday. Jakcaby 0, 1903. : LARGELY LOCAL. Iilllrdi.i t:I. jkstnitriiai lor hsy, E. Curtis, McCoy and Hatbjen far new up-tu-duiu furnit ire. The best line of cigars in town is kept at the Arcade saloon, Furniture prices, us well hp hardware are idl rifht at McCoy and Rathjen's. VV. G, Black quahtli-d as trcuHurur and took charge of the office Monday. John Swire was over trotn lilooiulield Snturday. He reportB stock doiu('well Thn day that passes without a deal or two in San Juan county real estate is hard do tiiid. McCoy and tUthjen are putting in a splendid stock of furniture. Rond their ad iu IIiíb issue. R'ibt. C, Prewitt the Farmington in surance man is spending a few days in town this week, We uro glad to learn that Mrs. Mert Stewart of Flora Vista is recovering from her recent illness, O'). K. Grifflin and Geo, L. Cooper of Faruiintfton passed up the road Suuday on their way to Durango. It you want a chair, bed, pair of springs or a whole uuusu keopiag out fit McCoy & Ratbjen can suit you. VVm. butlrrand J.;M. Palmer of Fartn ingtuD were up Monday to attend to business ai:d sao the new officials work. W. A. Collins and Iley N. Solph, of the San Juan were ill town Thursday tradiug with Aztec merchants and at tending to other businous. Col, Williams continues to take in load after load of goods at the back door and the people load them out at fhe front just ubuut t fabt. The infant child uf Rev, and Mrs. A, L, Buin died Wednonday evening and was buried in the Aztec cemetry, 'In a Ltutx extends sympathy , Juan B. Valdez, who has made one of San Juan county's best probate judges was in Monday winding up his tsrm and turning over to judge Garcia. Tho town was full of people Monday attending conmissioners nioetinv, pay ing taxes, buying goods from our mer chants and shaking hands and renewing acquaiutenauces, Bob. Morrison of Bayfield, Colo,. who is feeding cattle at Flora Vista, was an A xterj "visitor the fore part of this week. Dick Crouch came along to show him the sights, Charles V. SafTord seems to be in the lea l for chief clerk in the coming terri torial legislature. Charley has all tho qualifications, capable, energetic and courteous to all ha will make a model chief clerk. Judge Pendleton leaves for Santa Fe Suuday to asBuuie his duties as rep resentative from this county in the territorial legislature. lie cal be counted on to see that San Juan coun ty's interests are carefully looked after, Gsorgn Allen and Kit Carson, of the Farmington section wsre in town Satur day. George, to cioBe up a ileal with blieriff Elmer on Rome San Juan county earth, Bnd Kit, to see the new court houBB and both to shake hands with tiie "boys". A close association with Dai J. Mc Caffrey for a number of years gave us insight into his mny sterling qaulitiee; Liu vices were his own, and it is with paiu we chronicle his sudden death at Mercy hospital, I urango, on last Satni- day murninir. GhiiíhI Jim Uoedrin was in town Tuesday from his Flora Vi6ts ranch and reports his brother, George, as quilo poorly. Wo hope Georje will pull aionir without serious illness, as we hare a mighty kindly fesling for those Flora Vista people. Thomas Cook of Durango, spent Kcveral days visiting this section and has ubout concluded to in test in a San Juau county trat of land. Tom baa breu pulling a Rio Grande train tor a long time anU w would be pleased to see him one of us, John Luther, who owns one of those excellent Flora VUta ranchea io down to Bpoud Ihu winter and visit with his sister who recently came out from In diana seeking health. John bad not seeu his sisttr for sum. 18 years and tb meeting was a happy one, Geo. L. Co jper was a passenger on the down stage Tuesday bound for his home at Farmington, Mr. Cooper has been in poor health for some time and with bis family wil1 leave for California next Monday for a bíz months stay. The best wishes of The Indbx goi-s will" him and his excellent family. Seven prisoner s e fctpid from the Bernalillo county jail on the' night of December 31, The were John Dough rty, J. K. McDaniel, William N.-lao, John Nordquist, Joseph Cowell, Ed, Walker.and Charley wusi n. ?25 lewHrrl h offoreJ for the uruet o each. They are said to be a tough lot. Our officers houldioiik out for them. "Uriah íitíddaid, pUintiff, vs. Lucy J. Hsrrin, defencant." la the title of an irjtt-ifstina; firearh of Promise case to be'tried next Friday evening btfore hie Honor Judge John Gre-n.of tbe in ferior court of San Juan county. E. G. Berry attorney for the plaintiff, M. B Scott attorney for the defendant. A small admitbii u fee will bc rbarged fur tht benefit jof the .church organ fund for the Baptist church. Miss Psrle Pendleton left Mondaylfor Turaugo, where she will remain until tbe 14th iust, attending tbe maniage of her aistcr, Olive, after which she will eo to DeDier and from there to Santa Fe w here she will remain with hr father. Judge Pendleton, member of the Terri torial Legislature from this county, during the, winter. Mies Purle is a great favorite here and will be greatly oiisBed by ber frionds until her r.turn . We extend to Charles Naeglin of Du rango, our heart-fe!t sympathy in the death of hia wife. We have known Mr. and Mrs. Naeglin for more than 20 years and during: all that time have k cown them tob. of th salt of theoarth. Besides her hutsbaud Mrs. Naeglin leaves two daughters, one just entering the first bloom of womanhood, the other too small to realize In iu,.ii those ho havs drank of tho bitter cup of mothei's death can rightly naipalhize with othersjwho hve. The Death of James A. Robin. Ou Now Years day James A, Robin disappeared from Silverton, Colo., and when he failed to return his friends became alarmed and instituted a search for him, finding on trace of the mis singmau until Saturday ubout noon, when the crow ou the Durando Silvurtun freight train discovered bis body at tbe water tank some three mileB below Sil' verton; He had shot himself io tho head, with a 41 coits revolver which caused instant death. The Bunk of Silverton, of which the dead man was prufidont und priucipdl owner, was closaJ to avoid a "run" and the afTuirs of tbe bank are now in tae hands of Thomas Anuear, as roceiver, and a committee at work on the hook to ascertain the bunk'3 condition. Some reports say the bank will pay 50 por cent, while others say it will pay depositors in full. While it is deplor able that many poor people had'trusted their small saving with the bank and may loose, yet let us not forget Mr. Robin spent the--money helping make Sail Juun county, Colorado. Card 1 ' thanks. We hereby who i txpre8 uur thanks to all who bo kindly analsted u and showed thoir sympathy during onr timo of sícUloss and bo ruavinent. May Ood Our Heavenly Father richly blew all uf you. Yuiir hnmblo orvautH. Mr. and Mrs. A. L IUiu The San Juan Corral and Fed Stable W. B. ALEXANDER Prp. Beadiiuurters for San Juan Ceuntj Kanchmon. DURANGO, COLORADO I Tie Strater Hotelf DURANOO. COLORADO. t CHAS. E. STILWELL, Prcprietor. 4 First-class service. Special rate to X X country people. X THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS Denver, Colorado DAILY AND WEEKLY The Great Represent ative Newspapor of tho Hocky Mountain State, and Territorio. AH the News from All t he World. Jllu rations, Cartoons, Spoci nl Ffuturep,kt I SUBSCRIPTION BATES: Dnily and Suuday, per month Suuilny only (31 toufl uago.), pi'r year ....1:0 eoKiy, per year M Ad.lre.s ROSKY MOU.VTai.V NEWS 0.e-;oh)rade HioGraÉ Soother U. Silver San Juan Scenic Line, raou KIDUWAY TO TELLÜIUDK. SAW PIT, OP111R, RICO, DOLORES, MANCOS, LA PLATA AND DUKAXHO, Opening 11 i the moat mairuitlceut cronery he Rocky Mimüiin, and pamiug through the Famous Gold and Silver Fields of San Miguel and Dolores Counties And ilia Montezuma and Sucnanfloab Valleys Tho Uri'Ht Aiiriculturel Region 01 - - Tho Dolores River Thin lino brinui, tbe toorl.t within oaay rida or tne wonderful HOMES OF THE CLIFF DWELLERS In connection with the Denver A Rio Orando 1 torre, tne uunurpaaaod All Rail AroEiil tbe Circle Trip,'1 J. M. HERBERT. Manager. WHITE-HALL The leading clothing and furnishing goods Dealers in the south west CRYSTAL. BLOCK The Aztec Meat Market A. M. HUBBARD, Prop. AZTEC, N. M. Fresh and Salt Meats kept con stantly on hand. A trial solicited. Highest cash price paul for hides AZTEC BARBER SHOP W. F. GILLAM, Jr. Prop. MOTTO: Clean Towels Sharp Tools Firet-Clasa Work, NEXT DOOU TO GREEN'S HARNESS 8H0P ..Rangs and Stovs.. Tho most completo Une ever handled In Durango. Jewel Banquet Radiant Home Triumph Air Blast and Air Tight Heaters Great Western Oake Radiant Home Oaks Thsee carloads on hand Bought low sold low. Also, Studebaker Wagons Moline Plows and Harrows Sash, Doors, Building Paper, Hardware of all kinds. F. R. GRAHAM, Durango Colo. A. L.RIGHEYBRO. Wholesale and Retail Books ad St atioery Periodicals, School Supplies. Manufacturare Confectionery, All gnidcm of Hook, ured in Sow Mnxico school, kept in stock. DURANGO, COLORADO ARCADE SALOON Baker & Lenfestey, Props. Aztec, New Mexico. Finest Lipis id Cigars ' AND HOME-MAKE BRANDIES CLl'B ROOMS IN CONNECTION Fair and Courteous Trentmnut Exteudud to Al Aztec Tonsorial Shop. . nzTBe. new nixiee. Up to Date Shop and Work. THE 0 I have o hair tonic that will do any jalp good. C. H. VILLMAN, Prop. I HL SHOE AND CLOTING COMPANY DURANGO, COLORADO. Pianos Organs Sheet Music The largest stock of Gold and Silver Watches, Clocks, Jew elry and Silver Ware at Eastern Catalogue prices, in Southern Colorado HAHN EXPERT WATCH M ER AND JEWELER DLRflXGC DROP US A LINE. SEND US YOUR WORK. JLIve X e X. e Indian Located on the direct route from Gallup and all points on ml Navajo Blankets, Indian AN 0 asxts;? 1 1I if &! iv) 4 b Wiv THE POPULHR LINE TO COLORADO SPRINGS, PUEBLO, CRIPPLE CREEK, LEADVILLE, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, ASPEN GRAND JUNCTION, SALT LAKE CITY, OGDEN, BUTTE, HELENA, SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGE LES, PORTLAND, TACOMA, SEATTLE HEACHKS ALL THE PRINCIPAL TOWNS AM) MININO CA11PS IN COLOKADO UTAH AND NKW MEXICO. The Tourist's Favorite Route TO ALL MOUNTAIN RESOUT. 1) (Hi llif itrrlrp 1ruah Salt Lake City En Route to th Pacific oast. The Jackson Hardware Durang REFERENCE FIRST NATL. Bit NEW MBXieO Trader Duraniio, Famiin'nn and Aititu tu tho Santa Fe Pacilii! railway. Curios, Silverware, Etc. Etc VK Star Oak Air Tight Heaters Fifteen different varieties 0! heating stoves. We have taken the agency for the Home Comfort Steel Ranges And wili hereafter ; keep them in stock tu Duraugo. iDd -Implement Company, Colo. \n\n T I? UTMDCr.T CHNORI GALLEGOS.