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AZTEC NEW MEXICO. Kt.-re,i at tbe portortic at Artec n mail nutter ''tth" econl '-l-t1-. KM LEY - Svlitor ati.i .Mauair. Ti:v. OFFICIAL PAPER OF SAN JUAN COUNTY I KKMS UK Sl'liSCKlPTlOS. oe . 1 ' . . So 1"IUI)VY, Al'Illl. S, t : LARGELY LOCAL lieo. Leeper returi.e.l to hid homo un tii.1 La l'mtu Weiliji-HiUy. M. H. Scott cif Fariu'r.ituu ws a vie tor in Azt.'c uvi-r Sut.tUy lust. Lletv t'amiTiir. made a iwsinewt tri) to Furmiiit'lon ttic ti rut nf the week J ui.l Pendleton wiiP railed to r"nrm ii .rt.Mi mi Ityal iiiii-ini'-'B tilt? tirnt nf tin' wi i'k. Mrs. Lucy llo)lt h.ii ii Mr. 1'ulloi U -re uidteil in imtrriiitft' at Flora Yiwtn lust Monday .lames Lmihri'ii utid family of Pti mugo removed to Azti'i; the latter putt lif lant Wl'CK. Myrnn I'. 1'itieU íh huil.linu a rp-i-Ui'i.ci' i'. thwt'iiet purl of town, near the Si'iliHll llollKP. Alliert riioimiB addressed a goodly H iiiii-rin;; at the Methodist church in Flora Vista tu-t Sunday. Tin' Indies of the Prrfiby terian uid Boi'iety will serve dinner in (ri'en'b hail on l'ur'wlay, April VI. Price -5 cents. L. W. Stt'itiliuch .advises the puhhc thit week that ha haH four milch coivh for alo. Call and Bee him at his ranch i e.tr Flora Vista, Delegate I! nicy informs uh that liny one wishing one nf the late mapBof Ntw M'-xic.j can have the came free of char if u by HildreHHinK him. The public schools of Aztec will clo-i-next VYedni'diiy and the pupils of the upper ronin will enjoy a picnic at "The Rocks" on Thursday next. Mr. Cordova anil family of Lumber -ton -.re now residents of Aztec and ar' ret-idinn in the house, rec.'ntly vacated by James Baker and family. If you wish a choice milch cow see W. I ). Nolan at C. W. Cameron's rai ch. He alio has a z year-old beift-r, ahorse and a waifon for sale, The Duranyo lleiirald of last Friuuy noted the niarriffii of Iiert Ulmer of A'"vj'jn t" r- Lou Wilson of Aztec, the weddinir occurring in SiUerton. I. 1'. ieori;t' passed thruuifh Aztec tin first of the week enroute to Fruitland and he will endeavor to introduce tl. i-.-od raismt; industry in that section. .1. C. iilhreuth of Monte Vint. I, Colo.. i. Wl'CK pun.'ll.i.i"d t!:e Kobbili' i.i.e'ii, together with "II personal prop el ty , ;.', tn" ' l iSideralmn beinif iii.CKHl. We now have plans and instructions or the cam mi; factory buiidiuu and if you wish to ligure on the contract caí I on or address C S. liailey at TllK Imh x otlice. , - ..'.' ,1-r..- i i y , .T.,1 . f oi.r s ' . acriben at k ar. .ri;''.:i to .U" ' sentiments in regitds to the tmub! twei'o ediicatirs in that town. Ai thou'.'h we tre publi-hini a paper in the interest.- of Sat) Juan couuty 'e do rut i ,i i : 'p-r n advise r ar:nun;i.)ii people, espeoia.iy as they have a publi cation in their city, the editors of which are always aLivoOd'iiig (food government ar.d Till no doubt in this instance fiht for justice. However, we will comment upon what we would do were the conditions the sawn in Aztec, We have a board of education in Aztec composed of three intelligent men, and elected by the people. Should an altercation oc cur between the teachers or between the teachers and acholara then it is the I duty of such board, and not of the pop ulace. to adjust the dilfereucea. If tncre is a division among the hoard it is j iie-t that the majority should rule. That is what our board of educators is for and if the time aver cornea when our citii'Mia revolt against the decisions of what they have termed, by their vote, competent men, then we will roast aaiil revolting citizens as long as we have a breath, if we lose every patron we have, F.Tiry citizen in San juan :ounty should be law abiding. When you revolt againit your officers who are trying to be just you are outlaws pure and simple. Stop and think. (io, I). S.nith anil family leave next Monday for the San Luis valley and will journey from there to Cripple Creek, Mr, Smith and family camo herefrom Cripple Creek laBt fall and are so pleased with our winters that they are going to return next fall. Mr. Smith recently made a trip to the Navajo reservation and brought back with him 100 Navajo puuieB. the average coat being H.I.") par head, and he expects to turn them in Kansas next summer for f-o por head. He bus some horses in the San Luia valley and also some near Cripple Creelt, and when he gets them "rounded up" will have a heniof about 700 which he will drivo to Kansas in July. We are sorry to lose the Smiths, and more especially eince (leorgo allowed us that wallet tilled with greenbacks, which was large enough to trip an elephaut. We might waut tu borrow, Durango owes much of her prosper ity to the wonderful agricultural and and fruit country eoutb of her, She should do nil in her power to gain and retain the cordial friendship of the citi zens of San Juan county, New Mexico. It is a lanu of hog and hominy; a land of milk and honey; a laud of delicious fruits. Durango is its natural outlet; its natural market. Iiu Bhould o9t her cap for the love of this section and court it with all the zeal and ardor of an infatuated old man, If roads and bridges are to be constructed, Durango should with a liberal hand lay them on the altar of her love. Durango Wage F.arnor. 'TTT' Spring Stock- Dry Goods, Shoes and Hats Arriving, All of the new things in Summer Suitings, Shirt Waist Patterns and Easter Goods, just received. The San Juan Stores Co. nlteil States Land Ollic. Santa Fe, S. M.. March & 1004. A Mifllcient contest ntlidavlt havlue been filed In thin oftVe by Cbarlfa K. Spnth, contestant. gainst hururtrad pulry No. 5..J.I, maile retí a. l'JUU for ("4 of NW , SW i of NW iatid NW of 8W , Motion 25, towonbip i9 N.. range ü W., by Newloo l one, couteetM, in whirh It i allied that the i ltd Newton Cone baa wholly abDd"oed said land for more tbn two yeart last past since making nald entry. Tht he ha never settled upon or resided upon said land as required by law. That tnere is no improvements c any kind or nature whatsoever mxn said land. Thntsald entiyman never did reside nxo said land. That lit is anon-resiaentoiineier- rltorv and now rrsidea in the State of Missouri. That the absence of the entryman herein herein Is not due and has not been one to his beinir eiunloved in the mili tary or naval service of the United States. Said parties are hereby notified to arpear. respona ann orxireyiuence uiuciudk saiu bi leirntion at 10 o'clock a. m. on April zs, 19(4, beiore the rronate lien oi sun juau i-ouniy at Aztec, New Mexico, and that Uuiil hearing wilbahndat 10 o'clock a.m.. May 2. 1S04, before th Kealster nQ Keceiver at the United States Land Office tn Santa Fe, H. M The salil contestant uavimr. in a proper aftioavit. Hied March H, 1904, Set forth facts which show that after lue dillEenue personal service of this notice cannot be made, it Is hereby ordered ana directed that such notice be given by ntie ann proper puuncation. MA.MJÍ.L, K. U1H.KU, KPglsll-r. A eord of Thanks. We wish to sincerely thank various friends for assistance in du ruing our be. loved sick, and for other courtesies ex tended during our late sore bereavement. Mr. akd Mrs. J, R, Bousma, Mk. and Mrs. A.B. McClure. F, M. Harrison of the La Plata was it Aztec yeateriay, He reportB Bfery- tning is progressing cicely in that sec. tlon, and that they expect good crops this summer. KDtckerborker & McCoy purchased the Arcade saloon the first of the week and will hereafter cater to the public wants. RAMefl POK RENT Or farm on shares, located 4 miles above Rockwood, Colo. Also good range for cattle. Address llAKRY ScilltADEB, Btar Bakery, Durango, Col T. C. Bajan taxes arc orderod'abuted. W. A. Walker and E S. Dustln each assess ed with the same land for 1903 ordered abat ed as to Walker. tt being shown to the satisfaction of the board that 0. Q. Coc was the possessor of the Improvements assessed him for the year 1900, the tax on said imuroyomenu are ordered abated. Mrs. Agües Colton was allowed exemption ot $'00 for l'l as head of family. Report of committee appointed to inspect sanitary condition of Lower Animas ditch was recelvad and clerk Instructed to nutlfy 11 parties where the drainage and Seepagi into said ditch contaminates the water Jamos Fay, Justioe of the Peace of Precinct No. 5 reported no ones for quarter ending M'troh 31, 11)04. E. G. Borry reported no fines for quarter ending March ai, No furthor buslutna appearing the board IJourned. J. E. McCiRTY, Attest I Chairman. JOE PBEWITT, Clerk. For Sale. There will he an examination held In Mav (tho time and place to be announced later) tor tne purpose ot issuing diplomas to all pupils wlio have completed a common school course in san Juan county, it you wlun diploma you must pats this examination. County Superintendent. Two choice milch cows, one full blood Jersey and one Short Horn. Alio 2 year old heifer, one horse and a wagon. Inquire at C. V. Cameron's ranch. W. D, Nolan. Por Sale Four milch cows, two fresh and the other two will be fresh in a short time Inquire at my ranch Dear Flora Vista. L. W, Í5TEIN11ACH. Commissioners' Proceedings. The infant i'hild of Mr. and Mrs. Ii minian died last Saturday niornine, v. ti.'ÍU ai, d w tie hurried in th" aflernoi n The tiereaved parents have thesjiiipn thv 'if the cmiimunity, Siipt. McKa-i'ii has a notice in this i sue statinu that thT" will be an exani initmn hel.l aune time duriiiK May f -r the purpose of üsuiutí diplomas to pupim who have eompleted the common Bchool course. Parties contracting to haul material for the cannini; factory should get in feadinea us Mrs. McAlpiini informs in that he wishes haulinv to coiumen.'e the llrst of next week. All parties muht have an order from C S. liailey. j. 1!. Muore anü J. K. VVilkins have doi.'ided to pay their taxes at Aztec, Th' ui! two gentlemen have trudlng posts o:i the Navajo reservation near the line intersecting McKinley aud san Juan couutiob, and heretofore there has al ways been a dispute as to where they nliould pay their tuxes. Not wauling to be termed tax-dt.nlgorB they decided give us the preference anil are no.v enrolled as San Juau county citi zens, these gentlemen nave ttie true menean spirit and we are glad to number them among 'is. Mrs. McAlpine submitted to us last Wednesday platiB for tho canning factory with tho instructions that we receive bills for the construction of the same. Tim hauling of material w ill begin next week and by the tirst of next month con struction of the building will be well under way. All machinery will be in stalled anil tlie plant will tie in opera tion by July 1. Win, McCoy this week fluished prun ir.g biB orchard. ltio pruning of a 1") acre orchard ia no little job but Mr. McCoy will be. rewarded in the fall as the fruit will be much larger and have a butter color. All orchardistB in tending to put their fruit on an eastern market this fall should follow Mr, Mc Coy's example. Dr. Duff has been so busy in Aztec this week that he hasn't really had lime enough to take' a long breath. It is bh old saying that all teeth quit aching wheu a ilectlst is near, but that rulem reversed when a good dentipt is Ht hand. Through the kindness of lr. Graves, owner of the toll bridge near Cedar llii', fell parties hauling material for the can ning factory will be altojed a half rale Over the toll bridge, of twenty cuuts for thu round trip, l'hauk vou, Mr. Graves Mrs. Judge Pendleton brought a nii'i line of Kaster hats to Aztec from Du rango last Ft iday at:d A.tuc ladies aie now all weariui ue bonnets. Mrs Pendleton returned to Durango the first of the week, her trip being both prot;tKb)p and pleasurable. The new Telephone directory reached us yestefday and it in io full of mistakes that Sb(nceT ChHhdud nhotíld biivedis earded it to tfro vtafrte basket or stove The printer rrufl bato harl abad night before Betting tl.'o t r.e of efso the Copy submitted was in terrible bad etiapo Judge Sutton and ite of Spokane Fulls, Wash , arrived in Aztec last Tues day and will make this their home. The Judge yesterday maile a deal with J. A K iortz for a ten tract of laud adjoining Aztec on the north and will build a flue home. The Judge and Mrs. Sutton come to us won recommended aud we gladly welcome them to our midst, Another indication that tho people of San Juan County, N. M., are a well to do lot and are able to paddle their own r?anoe is their proposition to sink an oil well 20UU feet deep without asking any help from the outside, Without any solicitation ulue st enough mouey has been subscribed to put tho Bchouie throughv-Durango Herald, Mr. anu .Mrs. George Allen are up from Fartningiou and will be with ue a cfiuple of dayB. Mr. Allen is expecting 2,000 fruit trees which he will set out thissprmg, in most casea being new varieties. Mr, Allen believes in branch ing out and finds it paya to raise the best and pack it properly for the market, Durango Herald. Upon returning to Farmingft.-n lffr having buried his infant child at Xtu c Vr. Bouenran fotinfj it fetfer gwaititig him statin" bii ia!rrt'? haA died in Texa. it Deems !'.: enr'tirA and trouble pre doaiin.ittS tu i? if ffttel world Very fctf being able to s toe. - r-ally happy. We have notified loose stock wifnler. fng around our streets all week, aud yet notices wefe posted that tho liArd Irw would go into effect last Friday. Where dons tho fault vVurt officer ie duty bound to enfoice this' law? We are sure that our farmers do not care to have stock rummage their wagoni every time they come to town. Do your duty. "Wid'" Villtnan left TuesJay mornitiu for Dur.u.uo,' expecting to locate thei The ''Kid" iinln recently conducted the tonsorial parlors at this place,- and us íb a fine workman fVnd a gentleman in every ret-pect any one of Durittujo'e1 ton sorial parlor-) wrll do' well tu secure) bis service's. PleurXi bear in mind that tho LadioB Aid of tho Presbyterian church will serve dinner at Green's Hall next Tues day'. Price 2T) cents. George Mills hss gone to Farmingtnn, N. M.. to maKo some improvements on his ranch and will also ref the sau,-. MncoBliine. ti.. Sew Mexico April t, 1901 Office or Cot sty Ckim'swonihs, Sam Juan t'OONTV. County commissioner! met In regular sos slon. I're.sont, J. K. McCarty, chairman Coinmliisiooers J. K. Williams, Jose Lujuu, Joe Prewitt, clerk by L. O. Eblen, doputy. iussaiuch as there has been aouio ques tlon as to whether Indian traders on the Navajo reservation should pay taxes, com missioners agree tu accept from J. B . Moore ÍM.0U In full paymeut fur taxos of 190a una prior yearB, and also U.UU from Joe V Ukln iu full payment of tuxes fur 1M and prior years, distributed ta follows: nw-j, ml ílllj l'jui J10. aud 1HU.1, tiu. these said parties agreelnu to hereafter pay their taxes prompt iy. C, V. Cameron was ullowed $2U0 exmp- tion as the beud of a family for l'joa. Account of Jut) for salary anil poitaire ot Dr. O. C. McBweu Supt. was allowed, and warrant drawn tor same. An sccount of San Juan County Index for tiu for making pull fx reueiiit UJOka, was allowed aud warrant drawn for smo. Wurraut ordered druwu in favjr of ('. 0 HreWer for $UK) for work on court bouse. Warraut ordered drawn la t4vorofB.C. Yauühau for Sib.óu ansussor for 1UU1. Account of J. E. Elmer, sheriff, 90.Mfor board of prisoners from January 1 to April 1 t'.KH, was ou motion allowed. The uppoiutuK-nt of A. M. Hubbard as road suuorvlaor ot Precinct o. z, made lu vacation by J. E. Mccarty, was on motion continued by the he'ard. The followlun bonds wuro approved t HuudolJosu 11. Humero, ruad supervisor l'reclnut No. 1. liuiid of A. M Hubbard, road supervisor Prucluct No. I Huml of M. W. Hunt, road supervisor I'r.-clucl MO. 3, lloud of C. J. ioMyer road supervisor Preiluut Ne. i. l'rcuiucl No. 7. Precinct No. D. lloud of Jose. A. Herrera, Justice of the peace Prucluct no, 1. lloud of Jamos T. Fay, justice of the peace Precluct No. 5. It being showulo the board by U. C. Vaughan that an error wai made in tho asessment uf W. F. Hunter, for I'M the board ordered said asaesineat reduced iUl. J. P.Nelson having tven asserted on cat- tli both in New Mexico and Colorado, his assessment was ou motion reduced one halt. J. S. Sloven ha'iru been assessed with his sloe or sburcs lu the Fruitland Co-op erative store aud the said co-uperntlve store baviuK buun a-sesaed as a corporation mult lug a double assessment on the amouut o( J. S. áiLVeus' tóele,' therefore the uummls sioners rree tu reduce bis assessment flutl. KuslKUatlun uf K. K. Hill. conBtuble uf precinct No. i was iccleved aud accepted. petition of Frederick Kcbl et. al. asking tbat thu road now traveled between the lauds of Frederic Kohl aud Horraan Lauge ou the north side and William HeUee, C. T. lirown and James Mclioe on the south side running from the County road west to lntsrsuct the Animas river, suld lund lying and bnlng in seetious 3 and 4, wp. :)0, N. H. 11 W said rouil tobe oloet lde, b" deulurcd a publui highway, üald Letiuon wai uu motion laid over till next meeting. A petition signed uy M. U. Bowman et, sX a.klmr lr tho stablUtment 'of t public high-way beglarfltfg al the N. V. Cor. the N. K. !of S W. H of Boc. Vi, Twp. 11. N: R. 11 W. thence in a northwesterly course erasslng the Animas river Hi iu old fora knon as Hie DurángO ford tbat has been used by the iii'lghborbood as a public ft rd fur years, thence lu a southwesterly direction to the quarter section lino between N W V of 8 W Vi, S. W. it of N. W. ü8cTwp,31 N. K 11 W.. tbiiuce due west Until It Intersects the xmnty road on the west side of the Animas river, said road to bu ID feet wide, said peti tion laid over till next meeting. ' h.a W. ! N. W. I Sec. 12. Twp.M N. R. I V. h 'ng been assessed tn 1WU to both XtU.Ba) in and J. D. Young tbat parto PIPLOMH BXnMINHTICN. SB7VLBO BIDS. Sealed bids will be opened at The Index olHceou the morning of the tilth day of April, im, ior me erection oi a ouuiiinit rnr my canning raetory. All material will be lur nisheil by me. Plans and specifications of building will be in the bauds of C. 8. llalley iuAstccOD Thursday, April 7, 1904, and nil contractors desiring to bid on this building can on ii on or suitress nun lor lull paructi lars. Any or all bids will be subject to re jection. Patty or parties receiving contract must ne awe to Rive nonils. insuring com pietionot muiiiiugon July l. nM. MKS, K, i . MCALI'INE. Aztec, New MTxic), April 1, lat)4 . Comteot Notlca. Department of the Interior, W. H. WILLIAMS 0a Dry Goods, Groceries Boots and Shoes Hats ana Caps Hardware, Glassware Queensware, Etc. AZTC, NEW MhX'CO. FEED MULLE it, First pub March 18, luot Keceiver. Contest Notice. Department of the Interior, United States Land Ortiee, :( Santa Fe, tt. M . , March 8, I'M. A sufficient contest affidavit having beeu fllsd In this o.Tice by Charlee E. Spnih, enn testant, against homestead cptry No. made Dember ID. m0. for the N U NE U. section 25. township 2'J N. , range U W., ami theNW "a NW . section 1, an.l W i, SW , section iv. townsuip V n., range ii oy August C. UeDStine, contestee, tn which ills alleged that the said August C, lieastlne has wholly abandoned said entry aud has been absent for more than two years since mak- laa said entrv. tnat ne has never lived upon it or made n Improvements np'-n it as required bv law and that the whole tract is unimprov ed, unoccupied lands and that the said Aug ust C. Bensllnn Is a non-resident of New Mexleo and resides lu the State of Missouri. That the absence of the enirvtnan herein Is not due aud bas uot beeu due to his being emnlnyed in the military or naval service of the united stales. R. T. F. SIMPSON 7rs' , iliciau Trader Located on the direct route from Durango, Farmington and Aztec to Gallup nnd all points on the Santa Fe Pacific railway. Navajo Blankets, Indian Curios, Silverware, Etc. Etc A N D Current AZTEC, N. M. Said partios are hereby notified to appear, re- r evidence coucning saiu al legation at lo o'clock a. m. on April 27, 1'JUl. hefnre the Probate Clerk of Sun Juan County at Astee, New Méjico, aud that final hearing will be held at HI a. m. on May 21, 1D04. before the Register and Keceiver at the United State Land Oltlre In Santa t-e, N. M. The said contestant baviug. in a proper affidavit, filed March 8, ll"4, set forth fucts which show that ato-r due dlllgeuce personal service of this notion cannot be made, it is hereby nrdt'red and directed that such notice be given by due ana proper puiiiicaiion, MANUEL. K. OTKKO. Register. FRUD MILLER Ueceivor. First pub March 18, 19U4. DEALERS IN Drugs, Medicines, Notions, Cigars, Tobacco, Candy, Druggists' Suodriea And Wallpaper. Dr. McRee, Prescription Druggist, Notice of Final Settlement. In the M.itter of the Eslnto of I Kdwar-1-Thomas, Deenased. f Take notice fluid the nndorslüiied will, al the uext regular ti rm of the' Probate Court of San Juan County, New Mexico. on Monday. may nd, iwi, innke uppju-ntioii tn miIU Court to n.ake ll.ml setih ment of the h fTalrH of said estate aud nsk to bo iliBCliuro-.-d bv said court as aduilnistiator nf said e-iat". ALBKKT C. THOMAS. Ailniinstrator. First pub. Mercli It. Contest Notice. Department of the' Interior, 1 C nited St ates Laud Otll oe , San-aKo,N, M., March 8, l'.wl ) AsulUeient contest affidavit huVlng been Hied In this office by Charles E. Spath, contestant, against homentoad entry No. Wi30, made Nov. U, 190U, for tho N Vi of NW IA. section Si, and t inS of SW V. section 14. township -JV N., in which it is aliened that the said Henry Railcliff has wholly abaudoned said land for more than one year since making said entry: that the whole tract or tana emoraeto in said entry in raw, unimproved, unoccupied, and that the suld ontrvman has entirely abandoned the same and haB failed to comply with the renulrcinents of the liomestoaa law, and that thu apseiice of the entryman herein is not due and has not been due to his being employed iu the military or naval service of the United States. said parties are hereby notified to appear, re- siMind and offer ovldnnce touching said allega tion at lo o'clock a. m.-wi April 'Á liHH, before the Probate Clerk of San Juan County at his otiicn in A.tec, New Mexico, and that Dual hnurlne will be held at 10 o'clock a. m. on May Ztt. 1WU. before the Register and Rncoiver at the United states band 'mce in santa r e, N . M. . The said Contestant having, In a proper affidavit, tiled March 8, li)4, set forth facts which show that after due diligence personal sorvlce of this notice can not be made, it ie hereb) ordureu aud i.l.-t.utcd thi t such notice be given by due aud proper puniuation. MANUEL R. OrkRO, Keglstor, tKEU MULL.UK, Keceiver. First pub Marcn 18, 1904. Notice of Pinal Settlement- In the Matter of the Emnte of ? Ebi'u R. Siter, Duceased. J Tako notice that the undersigned adminis tratrix, lie limits N'on. of eald estate will, at the next regular I nrni of the Probate Court of San juan Cnninv.New Mexico, on Monday, May 2nd, l'lt. muk) npplicatliin to raid Court to make flmil snttk-iie-nt of the affairs of said eslate ami ask to bo discharged by by said Court a c:f Adiuistratrlx.de Uonis- Non ot said rstat.i LUCI-NDIA BLANCETT, Ailinlnlstratrlx-deHonls-Non, First pub, MnrchH, 1!HI4. DIRECTORY. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Morning ser vices on the first and third Sundays -jf each month at eleven o'clock. Evening ser vices every Sunday night at eight o'clock. Snnday schiHil at '4:30 p. ra. Prayer meeting on Wednesday evening at 8:UU p, ra. C. M. 1IAA8, Pastor. AN JUAN COUNTY CATHOLIC MISSION (Catholic population U50.I Headquarters pro tem Santa F.osa Cburcb, Blanco P. O Regular services, first and second Sunday of mouth; mass at V a. m., sermon; Sunday school for children, immediately after maf. At ft n. m.. roiai-v. eougreirational sinuluir, Bible hletory, prn)ersi monthly services held st (lobernndor, Martines, Los Pinos. Several limna diirine: venr. Aztec. La Plata. Farmuiu Ion and Olio are visited by the priest in charge. Rosa precinct, Hlo Arriba Co., N.M Catholic population 50) is attended from laota Rosa church. Anv communication ou church affairs or religious subjects Bhould be Catbollo Deparmrnt of tha Interior, United Slates Laud Office Santa Fe, N. M March s, A nufliclent contest affidavit baviug been filed In thisolliee bv Charles E. Suatli. contestant. against homestead entry No. 65211, mado Feb, lum. for NE ' or sw !4, s 'í or sw ;á ami SW SE a. BC3tlon 2a. township K) range 1Ü W., by John james A. U Risk.cnntestee, in which it is alleged that tho said entryman has wholly aliitniloucd said land and has mudo do mprovemeuts tnereon nnr nas ue nveu luore- On aud made It his homo as rnnulrod bv law. That the laud Is raw and unimproved and unoccupied. That he has been a non-resident of the l'cr ritory for the pa-it two years and is now llv lns somewhere in the state of Missouri. That the absence of the entryman herein is not and bas not been due to his be lng employed in the military or naval service of she United States. Suld parties aro hereby notlli' d to Hppear, re spond and offer evidence touching said allega tion at 1U o'elock a. m. oh April 2.r, I'.iOl, beforo the probate cierg oí san Juau uoiiuiy at ins office In Aztec-, New Mexico, aud that f 1 nn 1 enrlnir will be held at Hlo clock a. m. on May 1904, before the Register and Receiver at the united states L,anu umce in santa re, N. M. The said contestant having, in a proper affidavit, filed Marli 8, 1WI4. set forth facts which show after due dllligence that personal service of this notice cannot be made, it Is hereby ordered and directed that such be Dotice liven by due and proper publication. MA.M-t.ij tt. ui r.uu, uegister. FRED MULLER. Receiver. First pub. March 18. addressed to New Mexico, Priest, Blunoo P.O AZTEC POST NO. 15, G. A. R.-Meets at call of Post Commander, Altec. New Mexico. H. H. KNOWLTUN, Post Comman rtr O. W. MoCoy. Adjutant. San juan lough. No, A. F. & A. M.-Meets second aud fourth Thurs days of each month at the court house lu Aztec. Vis itlng brethren cordtallv in vited. E tt. CONblT W. M.; FRED BUNKER, Secretary. ARTEC Lodge no, íV ÜX I. O. O. F.- Meetsevery Saturdav night at Odd Fellow's hall. . visitlnir brot srs weloome. O. A. TINhER, N. Ü. : JOHN AUSTIN, Secretary. UOPH REBERAH LODGE NO. 12, I.O.O.F, Regular moets every other Tuesday night at school h.insn. Visiting brothers and sisters weloome. MRS. JENNIE BAKER, N tt,; MKs. MIRTIbi Ki.Yh.LL,, Seo. AZTEC HITE NO. 8. L. O. T. M. Regular meets second and fourth Moudnys' of each month at school bouse in Aztec. MRS. MYRA PAGE. L. C.J MUS. AGNES COLTON. Becord Keopof. SAN.JÜAN CHAPTER. No. 12. D-der nf the Eastern Star meets first and t hird Tlinrs day of eaci month. MHH, HAf 'lE L. LAJ.B, vv.M ,t i'hu BUN&fca, seoretary. Is- PROCURED AND DEFENDED. n,mdei drawing or pilota for export u-an-li and tree report. Frre advice, how to obtala intenta, trade marks, eopjrighla, etc, iti ALL COUNTRIES. Business dirrct with Washington savt tiwu, monty and "jtm Iki patent. Patent ind Infringement Practice Exclusively. Writ or come to as at IU glut Stmt, cap. failed lutes fateat OSee, WS9HINOTON, D. C. Contest Notice. General outlitters for meu and women. Visitors to Durango Are invited to make their headquarters with us, We want to make you thoroughly acquaint ed with our store and its methods. No other store lu southwestern Colorado bas facili ties the equal ot ours, for close buying and economical store management. We aro the lnaugurotore ot low prices on dry goods and clothing In ibis nevtlon of the state; and our firlces, quality considered, ,! maintained as ow as aupwhere. and we meet the prices of any cattilostip houe in. tlie cooutry. Our big shock ol Fall and Wlliler a-oods are how ar- -riving dally, ahd We art equipped better? than over to make v'lbr trading witb The Famous, this season. money-saving Ven ture lor you. All fniill orders entrusted to us will receive our mobt prumpt;snd careful attention. Sr Tlie Famous Stores Co., Durango The World's Fair Route VIA YIA Contest Notlec. Department of tho Interior. United States Land OlSce. Santa Fe, N. M.. March 8, 1904 .1 The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, or World's Fair, St. Louis, is In all resiects the greatest ever undertaken In any Country. It is more than ten times the size of the Pan-Americ an Exposition at Buffalo In point of floor space in the exhibit palaces, ' twice as long as tbe Columbian Exposition at Chicago, throe times larger than Iba last Paris Exposition. The Missouri Pacltio is the direct linn from Colorado to St Lonis, havingdouble daily through chair ears, tourist and PuHmun sleepers and dining Icars' , Very low round trip rates will be mad tot iliis;great'show. . mm For further information see your rjeare6ttcketagentor write ELLIS FARXSWOKTU, II. B. KOOSER, Traveling PBBBgr. Agt., G. W. F. & P, A'i Denver, Colorado. A suffi'ient contest arh'davit having beon filed in this oflice by Charles E. Spath. con testant, against homestead entry No, r24. made Feb. i. W for S V, of NE and N M 4 SK U. acctlou lifi. towns ilo '.t) N,. raniíe VI W.. by Harriet n.. Ki6K. contestee, in winch it is alleged that the said Harriet E. Risk lias wholly abandoned said tract and left it for more than two years last past. That she has never settled t'Don or made any improve ments upon it a required by law; that it is raw. unimproved laud witn no nouseor otner lintirovement whatever. That sbe is a non- reeiilcnt and left New .Mexico about two vears ato anil Is now residing somewhere in I the state of Missouri, and that tbe absence of the entryman herein Is not due and hus not been due to his belnir employed in the military or naval service of the I nited States. Said parties are hereby notllied to appear, reepond. and offer evi dence touching inch allegation at lu o oloet a. m. on Anrll i. 1W4. bofore the Probate Clerk of San Juitn Couuty at Aztec, Sew Mexico and that final hearing will be Held at lu o clock a. m nn Mav 11. 1WI4. befoto the Roister and Receiver at tbe Laud OtHoe in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The said contestant havlrig, in a proper atlidavlt i filed March 8. Hil, set forth facts which Show thai alter due diligence personal service of thlB netice cannot oe made, it is hereby ordered und ill re,: ted that such notice be Kiven oy nue ano proper punucauou. MANUEL R. OTKKO, Keglstpr. FRED MULLER, Kecelvon First pub March 18, l'.KiL RID GRAN 0 GRAND ANR.ffTpHiu mma DEMVEBVjy Slier: fl"s Sale. Bv virtue of an execution lately lisund out of the district Court for the First Judicial District and lorian Juan County, New Mex ico, and tome directed, as lu accordance witb liidgm-nt rclidored In tile case of O. E. La ham. nUlntlir. versus W. A: Collins, defend. ant, February 23, lu04, by said Court In favor of U, is, Laoato ana against w. a.uuiiuis wherein, out of tlieiroods and chattels, lands and tencineuts of V; A. Collins. I am com matlded to ni'ike the sum of Two lluudrod nuil 'lKentv-llve doll.il-s liarrtagos and Twelte dollars and . thirty cents t nl suit with interest- llien'on from lie Kith day of JahUafy, A 0;, 1 '.H ). ulltll paid at the rato of six tier ci'nt: tier H.niiiint,trjgetl!er with tlx, r'riats that mat accrue, .few. theKiforn. iu pursuance of ihbjntnei hnVo levied upon and will offer at publle sillo In front, of the Court Home at At tec. Han Juan Courity, New Mexico, at oue o'clock In lite afternoon if the SJth dav of April, A. U.. IHOI, tho fdllowlng prooertl , towlt : All that part or the West h;ilf of the northeast nuSrler of section three. tovfrnJiln t wen tv -ill nn north if raime nine west of the New Mexico ptluclpal juerldlan lying tionth nf the ceulef of the Sun Juan river, and cnntulntng 7() a- res, mora or less, tnirellmr with wa'er rlght bolongingtosaillo, to tho highest and best bidder for cash lu hand as the property of W.A. Coliius in Sau Juan Couuty, New Mexico. I E ELMER. Sh"ffi THE POPULAR LINE TO Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Cripple Creek) Leadville, Gleojrood Springy Aspen, Aspen, Grand Junction) Salt Lake City, ügden, Butte, Helena) Sao Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, Taeouiu and Seattle REACHES ALL THE PRINCIPAL TOWNS AND MININO CAMPS IN COLO RADO, UTAH AND NEW MEXICO liiE Tourist's Favorite Route TO ALL MOUHTAIN RHSORTSi The Only Line Passing Through Salt Lake City EnRoutel to the Paefle Ooast. THROUGH SLEEPING GARS ttis DENVER AND CktlPtfR crtflflll SALT LALE CITX LHAl-)iljLE OdUtiN (HjEilWOOL) 9PRINU9 PORTLAND GRAND JUNCTION BAN FRANCISCO LOS ANGELES DINING CARS TCWhVoK?, CARS E. t. JEFFÉRY.' President, Denver, Colorado. V. A. DSON, Manager, Denver, Colorado. S. H. BABCOCK, Asst. Gen. Trafilo Afgí., salt Lake t lty, utatu. RtjSSELL HARDING, T. P. andGon'l Mgr Denver, Colorado, 8. K. HOOPER, Geo. P. and Ticket Act. Denver, ColoradiJ \n\n One Y-.-ir , . Nii.ntli. .. fi.ri'.' M.mtl.i Hondof J. J, Manzanares read suparvlsor lloud ot ft anclsco Lujan road superviso ranno 11 W.. bv Henrv Ratlellfl. contesten, Ot. LiOlllS, JUO. A. 8. HDGHES, Gen Trafile Manas er.