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I DRY GOODS ... ! I . BOOTS AND SHOES j I NOTIONS ETC. i .OF. i T M. RANDALL, - - Aztec, N, M. ViViViVfViViVfiiViViViVii The Durando, Aztec? and Farmintoii , M. ELLIOTT. Proprietor. Reasonable Kates the Kulo. Stage Lino. Kkhv mima: FKrminifton itsirea, making the trip through to Durando from Aztto or n one day. The patronage of the traveling public solicituJ Packages to be sunt by exproas should bo left at tho pottoffire iu Aztec. THE INDX, AzTrc, Nkw Mexico. Entered at the pmiomce at Altec M mail mniier oi cue tocona class. JOE PREWITT. Editor tod Manager TFF. OFFICIAL PAPER O! SAN JUAN COUNTY TERMS OK 8ÜHSCRTPT1Í1K One Year $2 m Sil M.intl,. i Three Months. ".''.".'.'. M Fbiday, April 17, 1903. o- THE AZTEC HOTEL CHAS H. BAKER Proprietor TH patronage of the public is sulicted. It is our aim to please. We ask a trial. The Brick Hotel .... Aztec, New Mexico The First National Bank OK DURANGO. . liUblinLed 1S8L. .apltal, . urplus Fund, I87.CC0.C0 5.000.00 Banking In All Its Uranchks. liare an extensive correspondence aud pat rwtge throiiKuoot Southwestern Colo, radu.aud tiie adjoining counties nf N ew Mexico auil Utah. OKFICEHH- t, P.OXMP Prosidont ) H N L. MuNEAL Vice President. Wm.P VA1LK ('Rihier. The First National Bank Oí Farminiíton. N. M, Cai)itaíT825,0()0 A Rdnorul tiunking tiueineee transac ted. LounBuimJe on approved security, Excliuuge bought and sold. Collections specialty. SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT OFFICERS. I. W. Da:ui'lH, I'ri'H A.M. Amailen, V. pres. aud anhiur. No matter where S you Live Von chii k'ip your siivitigs account with tilia Bank und It will earn t per cent. Interest for J ou ; iutcrext Is compounded tmurterly, Business and Personal Accounts Solicited Write for our descriptive pampblet. Sufoty Box i-n fur rent. Capital $7r,iH). Colorado State Bank DDHANUU, COLORADO" B. fi. FREEMAN.., W. C. I'll A I'M AS ... P. ii. KElSHULU , Phehidknt VlCK pKKHIIIt.N1 ...ASBIHTANT CAHIIIEk DIRECTORS. VT. Datinel A. II. Amadeu tGaorge K. Urlilln Thomas L. Knlliroty J. Alli'il Jouhmotie A.L. RICHEYBRO. Wholeiale and Retail Books and Stationery JrlijiilcMs, School Supli., Manufacturers. (Viuft'cti.iii'-ry. All (frHtiH of Hooka tuod iu NtW Mt'IlPO HCllOt'lc lif'pt iu Stock, DURANGO, - - -OLORADO ..Ranges and Stoves The moat rompióte line ever handled In Durango. Jewel Banquet lUdiant Homo Triumph Air Bluet and Air Tight Heatera Great WeHtera Oaks Radiant Uoue Oaks Tbsee cariosos on hand li'iught lowsold low. Also, Studebaker Wagons Moline Plows and Harrows Sash, Doors, Building Paper, Hardware of all kinds. F.R. GRAHAM, Durango, Colo. ? Furniture.. JIT BEST ALFL JOHM .... IT5 MORELOCK'S LOWEST PRICES Successors to QEOKOK TRICK FUR NITURE CO. Durando, Colorado Strictly in the Push For all kinds of ' FURNITURE New and Seconil Henri Waitresses, Springs, Wagon Covers and Tents. Look Us Over Before You Purchase. A. B. DOUGLASS, DURANGO. COLO - THE Smelter City State Bank OF ; DURANGO .APITt., i , COLO. $30,000.00 . E. McCOXNELL, President. LLOYD C. SHEETS. Assistant Cashier lwentv.twn vrriT dorado. experience banking in R. T. F. SIMPSON Tbwmb,08 - Indian rader Located on the direct route from Durango, Karniingtnn and Actec to Gallup hucI all p'dnteon the santa l'o i'Hcitlc railway : i Aürci v t nru 2 G. W, Lauiberson had butiuess in Furruingtou this week". bee thoBe Gent's hats that W 11 Williams is opening up. Dr. E, L. Mumma of St. Louis, is here looking over the held with u view to locating, W. il Williams will sell you Blu Bell or Silver State Hour made of Colo radu wheat. raines cm and see the new BDrini drees-goods, ladies' and Misssa dress shoes at W. U. Hdliatus.' A pair of Registered Chostor White bogs fur sale at the tanch of A, R. Springer north of Aztec. urs. rraK ouarp otj edar Hill, wu a punaeuger ou this morning's stage on a returu trip from Fanuitigtoa, John R. Pond and R. C. Prewitt were visitors from Faruiiugton who had business with the oouuty clerk Monday bull blood Barred Plymouth Rock eggs fur sale, at 01) cents per setting of lj eggs. Three miles north of Aztec, Matilda Williams, We are pleased to announce that Di W. R. McRer of Hamilton county, Tenn u" uiuuugH iucivee ot Lia i'iata, is hero with a view of locating. James R. Hartley tundo final proof on his homestead on the La Plata Monday. Albert Cordell and Chas M. Waggoner accompanied hiip as witueises. A. R. Springer made a trip to Duran go and Siiverton the first of the week He experts to bring down a shipment of fruit trees on his return from Durango. Wallace and Ross Guytou have ar rived from Waco, Txas, aud have gone to tho La Plata, They are highly pleased with ban Juan county. Ross Guyton will take charge of the old Fulchir Bee rauch, Rev. M. A. Dougherty of Waco,'Texae, aud J. Dee Conger of China Springs Texas, have bought the Sam Ent ranch, on tho La Piula and will arrive in a few days to take possession of tnei: new home. The enterprising firm of Pilon & Dou liberty of Blauco, by a shrewd deal last week, corraled the entire wool clipof the upper Situ Juan, which they have sold to Hatcher BroB. of Pagosu Springs at 174 cents pur pound, delivered at Du rango. It will require 25 teams to de liver it by April 4th, We acknowledge the receipt ot an in- yitatiou from the Territorial committer to assist in receiving President Roose velt at Santa Fe, Xew Mexico, on May 5th. We have pined all our lives, to see a real, live President a,.d now, just to think! However, we are not one to bear our lot rebellioudy, and ?e are mauaging to extract some comfort from the thought tbat Buthr and Sellers can't afford to go either. Tho people of Aztec na l vicinity were moBt delightfully eutertaiued on Friday evecing last, by Mini Minute Hand, of Durango, aesitted by our local talent. The readings aud vucal solos by Mies Hand were a rare treat to thoBe fortunate enough to hear her, and bus can feel as sured of a welcome, should she ever de cide to favor our town with another re- citaL jflT. .... ... 1 he following parties in and arou Aztec have signed contracts with agon Chupín for central tolophone exchange, making in all about Ltd signers in the cot;nty: Fred Bunker, residence; C. H. llaker, hotel; Buy Meat and Storage Co., office; Baker it Lenleatey, Balnou; Mc Coy & Ratbjen, store; Frank Baker, residence; Dr. Ci ndit, office; Dr. Me llon, office; C, G. Biewer, store; A. M, llul'liiinl, meat murket; Jarvis & Baket Bins , livery; V'.E. Williams, residence; W. II. Williams, residence; John A. Koontz, residence; B. G, lliliiebrand, restaurant; Williams & Lair, s'.ure; A. R. Springer, ranch; b. O, rinkntaiT, residence; Frank Revolt, residence; J. R, Williams, ranch; Court Houb6; S, E, Koontz, rauch; Leonard Bout ranch, P. Skidmoure rauch, Joe Prewitt denes. Wm, Gillnc residence, V Frakei residence, J. B. Austin residence, W. E. Lonfestey reaidenco, JoBoph tlnwe runch, Ray Curront residence, A, B. MeClure residence, A, L. Bain residence, Frank Robbing ranch, L. P. Waring postoffl'je, and O. T. Walicer saloon. Wo have heard of many "gíiTrich quick" propositions, but how to "got huya fat auick" is a new one on us. resi- N, Navajo Blankets, Indian Curios, Silverware, Etc. Etc 2 However, tho formula was accidently discovered Tuesday by one of our lead ing merchants. It Beema he had about ten boxes of damaged Buodried apples in storuge and, in onteí to dispose of the Bto':k, ordered them dumped into the company' hog pen, and of course the hogs ate heartily and, after partak ing of plenty of ater from au adjacent ditch, one could fairly see them grow. Ordinary pigs thirty inches in circum ference soon measured 120 inches, and on uccountof thegreatgirth of stomach, none have legs long enough now to per mit or walKing arounu, iu uuiy nign oi lif. being an occassional grunt. If Joe Prewitt was here possibly he could tell what to do, but as it is, the p'gB Hre gel ting fatter every uiiotite.- Hustler. Worrv Mr. Prewitt is absent; but ! ure pretty well acquainted with him., a ' believe his advice would b 4,.ti jail ie iJfureJhcBfoáowü," we did Walter Von Budde:.Lrock and Joee V. Jaquei of the Pina river country wero in ton Monday. Mr, Jaquei n.tme ta prove up on his homestead and Mr, Von Buddeobro:k came over to a-t as a witness for him. They were also accompanied by J. Teófilo Jaqjei tit Largo. W Por eed Sweot '. II, Williams. potatoes, call on Parmington. Misa Minnie Hand, the tal ented young elocutionist from Siiverton, Colo., gave an entertainment in Farmington Saturday, and by request repeated t Monday night, ArthurMuLearen w;nt up to Silver ton Tuesday on a buemees trip. Rev, Edmonsou of Deuver, pr.'Biding elder of this contnreoce arrived here Saturday and preached in the Methodist church Sunday morning and evening. He left Wednesday with Rev. Munsey by way of La Plata. Mr. Olnf Xyhjs. a young man who came here from Minnesota about two mouths ago for ba heaith, died at the Compton hotel Saturday and was hur ried Sunday, F. R. BoWRmnn. whnhnncrhr ttiesmith ranch has arrived from his old home in lexas and taken possession. J. P. Maddoz, father of Mrs. A. T. IV ton arrived ou Wednesrlnv'R hIai'h on a visit to hi9 daughter. M, M. Engleman has workmen layiDg foundation on his lots east of the ompton hotel when be is to build i roe RtnrA ronma uhnnt 'Vi hv fill fat iDL'lumun is rIwvh rondv t i unnolv nil legitimate doiuauds for husiuos9 house s. A good deal of improving is being lone on the ranches iu this section is spring, New buildings are being erected and waste nlaces are beini? ion. A large amount of additional and is being pnt into cultivation that 8 JOVered bv the Tmlennnilnnt Hitfh The enlargement of this ditch will be great: benent to t armmgton and urroundiug cosntry. This Benson is more backward than ny year for along time. Apricote are net coming into bloom which is a month later than usual. a Ct ht En th THE SAN JUAN STORES COMPANY. Agents For the McCormick Harvesters, Mowers and Rakes, A Full Line of Repairs, FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO. DIRECTORY. The last issue nf thn Aztpp In.lnr was much better than usual. Evidently oe aad Bob were away. Hustler. Thaoks, Colonel! A bouquet evn a iraull one helps along wonderfully, es pecially on a day like thit. Danger of Grip and Colds. The greatest danger from colds and rip is their resulting iu pueumonia, If reasonable care is used, however, and Chuiiiberluiu'fl Cough Remedy taken all anger will be avoided. mi)tig Ilie tens of thousands who luive used Una remedy for these diseases we have jet learu of a Biugle case havinc resulted n pneumonia, which shows conclusively that it is a certain preventive of that dungorousdiBease, It will cure a cold or an at'.ack of the grip in lees time than any otbt.r treatment. It is pleas ant and safe to take, For sale by W C, Johnson. to ri-.i. n.o., -,i'.a,?l",r '03. n,iiai,,ii imiu Up lte-Inimrunce ltPHerre et riarplui OrouAawU ...2,nm,nno,()n ... 'JK ffNU 111 ... 1M',Ú1IM fi,l.1.U3.Ü iremans fund Insurance eomyany, of San Francisco, California. January l.lUoX Asets $5,102,923 03 Llallill"8 2,Hfl,i;W30 Surplus Represented by R, (J Í2.76IÍ m (17 , Prewitt, Furniington N. Nolice to Contractors. Bids will be received up to Muy i. lora h m iruiieesauilbmldiDKcomrnittoa of Altec Lodge No, 23 I. O. O. F. , for the construction of 'a two atory brick Are proof buildlnf com plete accordins to plains a ud spiTlflcstioni to bo found at tho office ol . tin probate clerk nt Aztec, N. M. Tin auccessful bidder will he renuirnrt In (Ifoabond ,ln tho Bum of three thousand dollars. The right to reject anv nn4 .11 hi,i. li'raserved, O. BERRY, Dr. E. Q. CONDIT' Chairman. Bic'y GO TO THE indfiV m j r, e-H , rmy iYieat t, stor age Co. For your fresh beef, pork, mut ton, sausage, hctne-rendered lard butter and eggs. Also Salt meat. A FIRST CLASS MARKFT. Aztec, New Mexico be Aztec Restaurant. B G HILDEBRAND, Proprietor First class meals, ueataod tidy rooms good service. Your patronage solicited. é7 '"The Red Front," next door to the Postoffice. I w The Strater Hotel! DUBANOO. COLOBADO. I CHAS. E, STILWELL, Prcprietor. First-class service. Special rates to j couatry people. i i DRESRVTEBIAN CflUBCH - Moruinr Per vices nn the tirat and third Sundays of encn montu at oleven o clock. Kvening ser, ?leea evnrv Kiimlnv ninlifr a. nt..l.. ....i..ni. Sunday school at 2:30 p. m. Prayer moetlnil tOOPhR, Pastor. CAN JUAN COUNTY CATHOLIC MISSION -' (Catholln ponulntion U50.) Headquarters oro tem -SntilA Rncit fhnrl. ui Regular aervices, ürst and second Sunday of """i maso n. . m sermon; Sunday Bcbool for children, inmediata v aftnr 3 P- m-. rosary, couureKUtioDal siiiKlnx ,'"' u , 1 J ' orejera; mommy aervicoe held at t.obornador, Martinez, Los Pino. Several limo during- year, Aztec, La Pinta, Farmioir Ion and Olio are visited by tho priest in charms. Rota precinct, Hlo Arriba Co., N. M (Catholio population 250) is attended from banta KoRtt church. Any communication on church affairs or religious subjects should be addressed to "Catholio Priest, Blanco P.O . New Mezlco." ' A ZTEC POST NO 15, G. A. R.-Moots at call of Pos' Cimimnnder, Aztec, Now t'íwu' ' WILLIAMS. Post Commar? dor (j. W. McCoy, djutant. SAN JUAN LODGE. No. 25 A. F. & A. M. Meets second and fourth Thurs diiva ofoacb mouth at the scliool house lu Aztec. Vis itlUK brethren cordiallv in. vited. A R. SPRINtlER, W. M.; FRED BUNKER, Secretary. AZTEC LODGE NO. 23. i o n i? MoetB every Saturday night at tho school , , ii.Minu. T 1911 1IIV urOTIl- ;rs welcome. E. K. STEWART. N G Or E. O. CONDIT, Secretary. ' UOPE REBEKAH LODGE NO. 12, - ttemilar t n n w . . . . cij uiuur xuesuav niirnr, at sciiool noiise. Vlsitíns brotheri and sisters welcoino. MRS, MAUD LENKESTEY, N.H..MKS. AGNES COLTON, Secretary, A ZTEC HIVE NO. 3, L. O. T. M. Regular - meets second and fourth Moudnvs of each month at school house in Aztec. MRS hat. X ,TJ- L- -i "B8. AGNES Pianos Organs Sheet Music The largest stock of Gold and Silver Watches, Clocks, Jew elry aud Silver Ware at Eastern Catalogue prices, in Southern Colorado HAHN EXPERT WATCHMAKER UNO JEWELER DURANGO DROP US A LINE. REFERENCE)'. m StlXDUS TÜUH WORH, FIPBT NATI D.M SAN JUAN CHAPTER, . D. der of th sn nnriri n mil r moi'l rl V ""' in him ii'- i una nurd Thurs ,f ZClT'lUÜ- i.UV&ALLlli SPRINGER THE 0 ARCADE SALOON Baker & Lenfestey, Props. Aztec, New Mexico. Finest Liquors and Cigars AND HOME-MAKE BRANDIES Several alione of the famouf 1 whtcky has Jmt been recotvod. 'Ore tn River THE POPULAR LINE TO COLORADO SPRINGS, PUEBLO, CRIPPLE CREEK, LEADVILLE, GLEN WOOD SPRINGS, ASPEN. GRAND JUNCTION, 'SALT LAKE CITY, OGDEN, BUTTE, HELENA, ' SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGE LES, PORTLAND, TACOMA, SEATTLE REACHES ALL THE PRINCIPAL TOWNS AND MININO CAMPS IN COLORADO. UTAH AND NEW MEXICO. The Tourist's Favorite Route TO ALL MOUNTAIN RESORTS.) The Only Lina Passing Through Salt Lak City En Route to the Paclfc Coast CLUB ROOMS IN CONNECTION. Fair and Coiirteonn Treatment Extcndod to Al The San Juan Corral and Feed Stable W. B. ALEXANDER - Prop. HennquHrters for San Juan Count) Ranchmen. DURANGO, COLORADO AUSTIN TURNEE, BLACKSMITIIING AND REPAIRING. Special attention to bicycle repairing. Aztec, New Mexico. THROUCH SLEEP NC GARS BETWEEN DENVER AND SALT LALE CITY IN CRIPPLE CREEK LEADVILLE ruin GLEtl WOOD SPRINGS HORTi.AVn GRAND JUNCTION BAN FRANCISCO LOS ANGELES DINING C R? SERVICE A LA CARTE JliNUNVJ j KO ON ALL THROUGH CA E. T. JEFFERY, President, Donver, Colorado. J. A. EDSON, Manager, Denver, Colorado. S. H. BABCOCK, Asst. Gen. Trafhc Mgr., Sale Lake City, Utah. RUSSELL HARDING, V. P. aod Gen'l Mg r. St, Louis, Mo. A. S. HUGHES, Gon Trnfflc Manager, , Denver, Colorado, 8. K. HOOPER, Gen. Pass, and Ticket Agt. Denvor, Colorado jjlj H1 WEEDER A USEFUL TOCrL The Jackson Hardware ud Implement Company, Durango, Colorado IT o pondeac Strictly CoRtUHtttlO. mm for Drunkenness, Opium, OáQtlV&r "OfPhlni and Mi A y other Drug Using, i w me looacconaDii and Neurasthenia. THE KEELEY INSTITUTE, Pwlght, Ui. ,ure a is a u B Beautiful Spring and Summer Millinery, Pretty Pattern Hats, MY STOCK EMBRACES THE LATEST IN BOTH STREET AND nRRSS HATS. ? I Mrs. J. F. BELL, Aztec, N. M. j BBBBTltlBti"rltBlBBtIJEt3BBSfrj \n\n ciearecj up aud put toto cultiva- Corras.