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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, old, should reach fifteen tons, and twen ty tons is within the possibilities on good land, carefully planted and well taken care of. On new desert land, cultivation of the crop will consist of running a cultivator lietween the rows after each irrigation. On old land that has become set with weeds, some extra work may be neces sary to keep them down, but as the ground is prepared during the summer and the growth occurs' in the winter and spring, the ground being shaded during the latter stage of growth, weeds will not interfere seriouslv. NEW MEXICO WEATHER. MeHllla Valley Fruit. The shipments of fruit from Las Cru ces up to date exceed by 300 per cent t he best previous record, and there hns not been enough fruit to fill all the or ders received. More than 20 tons of peaches were shipped during the last live days of the month of June. F. C Barker reports that he has sold more fruit to buyers within the territory than he ever shipped to all points before, and he has also shipped large quantities to Colorado, Texas and even to California. The Casad peach orchard is being picked cleaner than ever before, and the fruit is larger and of letter . quality. The Woodland orchard is shipping car load lots. The growers are receiving fair prices and selling their crop out clean, with no waste, and they will make mon ey this year. Trees that were properly thinned out early In the season are pro ducing larger and letter fruit than usual , and are proving more profitable than when allowed to bear untrained. Prospects are good for a largo grape crop, and apples also will be plentiful. This promises to be a good year for Mesilla valley all around. Independent Democrat. Whrtt AllH You? If you have sudden darting pains in the joints or mudes, and it recurs every time you get cold, and appear in new places, without leaving any of old ones, the best thing to do this is to send five dollars to the Drummond Medicine Co., 48 Maiden Lane, New York, for a month's treatment of Dr. Drummond's Lightning Remedy for Rheumatism. They will send you two large bottles of their remedy by return express. If you have the b1mw symptoms you have the Rheumatism, and should begin at once with, the known (jure. Delay with any disease is dangerous with. Rheumatism it. is simply suicidal. Agents Wanted. It tvill not take long, if the rains com, tinue like last week, to fill the mountain streams so that there will le plenty of water for milling purposes in all of the camps in this section of the territory, The board of county commissioners was in session five days last week. The first three days were devoted to hearing reasons why the raises made last month should not be sustained. Favorable Conditions Reported From Mont l'arts of the Territory. The first part of the week was moder ately cool with partly cloudy weather and occasional showers. These condi tions were very favorable and the ad vancement of crops was very rapid. The latter part of the week was hot and dry but as there is still plenty of water in the acequias for irrigation in most localities the dry weather was not injurious to anything. The greatest total rainfall for the week was at Lower Peñasco, in Lincoln coun ty where 1.92 inches fell. This was much Heavier man was reported irom any other station, the amount usually being under half an inch for the week. Apricots and early peaches are ripe in the southern part. The greatest bulk of the cherry crop has been secured and marketed at profitable figure. Later fruits are look ing very well and a good yield is ex pected. Wheat and other small grains are being harvested in the southern part and are ripening farther north. Corn has made a very rapid growth during the week Garden vegetables are plentiful in the markets. The stock ranges in the northern part are in splendid condition and are iin proving in the southern part where they need more rain generally. The following extracts from a few of the reports received at this otlice will be found of interest: Albuquerque. M.Custers. Tempera ture hinged from 83 to 95. Light idiowe on the 3d. Aztec Prof. II. II. Grillin. Partly cloudy weather with some showers hav been the conditions for past week; favor able to the growth of all crops but de layed hay-making to some extent. Cher ries are about out of market. Alma Win. French. A splendid rain occurred on the night of the 3rd, soaking well into the ground, which will prove of untold benefit to the ranges. Other crops doing well, and early peaches and plum are getting ripe. The second crop alfalfa is alxntt ready for cutting. Bernalillo. -Brother Gabriel. Cro are looking well notwithstanding the dry weather of late. Corn quite large,wliet nearly rie and alfalfa ready for second cutting. Ratnlall tor the week .24 of an inch. Eddy. Geo. W. Lane. Although the weather has been cloudy; but little rain has fallen, and, owing to the abundant supply of water in the irrigating canals and ditches, it is not missed. Vegeta tion of all kinds show up splendidly, and farmers are pleased at the outlook. The second cutting of alfalfa is progressing. Fine crop of peaches are upon the market. Española. Jim Curry. The week has een quite favorable for fruit and crops; ght rains having fallen on 1st and 3rd. Engle. E. J. Wesiervclt. Very warm last four days and not much wind. Range is looking quite green with new grass. Gallinas Springs. J. h. Whitniore. The nights have been very warm and rops have steadily advanced, but we eed rain. Hail did some damage to crops about thirteen miles west of here, anil in other localities adjacent, crops were ruined. Las Cruces. New Mexico Agricultural College. The weather has been dry and very hot ; no high winds ; no rain. Fruits are ripening fast and small grains nearly íarvested. Corn is making a rapid growth and some varieties are lieginning to tassel. Water getting scarce. Los Alamos. Win. Frank. First part of week cloudy with frequent rain; lat ter part clear and warm. Crops of all ' kinds doing well. Heavy bail last Sat urday a:. Sapello, six miles west of here, doing some damage to crops. Lower Peñasco. II. 'Von Bosse. The week has been cloud v and cool. On June 30 a general rain mixed with some hail fell amounting to 1.58 inches, fol lowed by another rain on July 5. Grass is fine and stock fat. . Las Vegas. Dr. F. II. Atkins. Crops are advancing wonderfully. Conditions are all favorable. More light rains have fallen. Water in the river less plenti ful. . Puerto de Luna. P. R. Page. Crops are doing well, also fruit. Ranges are ingoodconditon, with plenty of grass an 1 water all ov.;r this se :ti n of the country. Rincón. C. H.Raitt. While the ran ges now need rain badly, the farmers do not desire it, for the most of their wheat is cut, and a heavy rain would do a great, deal of damage. There is still water in the river, but it is getting quite low. Ro8well. Scott Truxton. Apricots, peaches and apples aro plentiful. Gar den vegetables are lxingk marketed in large quantities and are of better quali ty than usual. Range continues to im prove. Local showers are of daily oc currence in the vicinity. There was a washout of over 7,000 feet, in length lietween Nutt station and Rin cón last week. There was another smaller one W'tween these places and one between Denting and Nutt. One between this place and Deming prevent ed tlie train getting through to Deming last Wednesday until very late. It looks as though the Santa Fe would lie kept pretty busy repairing roadlied for some weeks to come if the rainy season con tinues as it has set out.