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ITEMS OF INTEREST. Newsy Notes, of Happenings Local. ' Purely A Urlut of Rendadle riiragraplii Which Should Not bo Overlooked Hy our Iti-mleri U. S. court next Monday. Chicago lady qnurtet aain tonitit ill Morrill Opera house. Grand bull and banquet of the A. 0. 17. W. February 14th. The ladies' Japanese leap year party one week from next Friday, Felt. 7. Marshal Kilburn moved into the cot tage next door to Tun Kacii.k ollice yes terday. The hardware store of M. W. Neff will lie moved to the Kidd building next Saturday. Church services at Finos Altos will be held (D. V.) by Rev. A. A. Hyde next Sunday I! p. in. Quarterly meeting services w 1 1 be held by Kev. Mr. Hovard ut ihe Methodist cliMrch Sunday Ft by. 9. At Lone Mountain, on Friday eve'g. Jan'y Slat, services will be held bv Rev. Kdward S. Cross, oí this city. All are invited by the pastor, Rev. Mr. Hyde, to services at the M. K. church next Sunday morning ami night. February 12 is the Chinese New Year. The celebration Wginnhig o:i the evening of the 11th and continuingabout a week. At the do )r of the court house is post ed the deliniiieut tax list recen' I y made up of all the years from 18S7 to 1895 in clusive. Mr. C. W. Marriott, our popular ex press agent will sing "The Sexton," a rich bass solo, at the Methodist church next Sunday. The programes for theladies' leapyear Japanese dance have been printed and will be elegant souvenirs of Ihe event. 1150 were printed. The second week of the Silver City kindergarten opened w ith an attendance of 28, and the Misses Matt hew.-are much encouraged in their good work. The Chicago lady quartet g ive a de lightful entertainment to a large and appreciative audience last night and tie servo to be greeted by a crowded house tonight. A troop of cavalry passed through town from Fort Hayard Monday morning en route to Solomonvilie, Arizona, where they will go into camp and probably re main for some time. Another troop went to Mule Creek on a scouting ex-pidition. That "gentleman cow" landed in the city pound before 10 o'clock last Wed nesday morning and the next day was taken to an enclosed pasture Beveral miles from town. Great is the power of the press. Sehili ! The board of regents of the Normal school met at 7 p. in. Monday, present; J. V. Fleming, president; W. G. Ritch and J. A. Mahonev, secretary. Onlv routine business was transacted and the board adjourned subject to the call of the president. The Chicago Lady Quartette, who gave a very lino entertainment here two years ago, and last night will appear at Morrill opera house, again tonight under the aus pices of the Episcopal church society. DoN't fail to bear them. Reserved seats $1, at I'orteriield's. It appears to be definitely settled that the Maher-Fitzsimmons prize light, on St. Valentine's day will take place on the dividing line between New Mexico and the Republic of Mexico, three miles west of El Faso, on the line of the South ern Pacific railroad. Seats in the arena to witness the light will cost $20 each. School superintendent Link has ap portioned the school fund in the county treasury on January 15, to the various districts, the total amount being $4,(109. 90 and the rate $1.70 for each child enuin- phiImiI Tli miv-i.r Pitv uidwwil roci-ivi'il $!)tí5,()0, and from the distribution of the precinct fund $(10.2(1 a total of $1,575.- 8(i. Last Sunday, January 2(5, was one of the most delightful winter days ever en joyed even in this most perfect climatic sanitarium of the world. Doors were thrown wide open toadmit the glorious sunshine, everybody was "abroad" in the open air, ladies discarded their wraps muí many gentlemen appeared on I be streets in spring suits. It was a glorious .lay. Those fortunate jnes whoattended the Methodist church last Sunday night were treated to an exquisite vocal solo by Mrs. Fayman. All who heard this rare voice have freely expressed their admiration of it. It is possible that this talented lady will tavor the congregation again next Sabbath eve. Ii is greatly to be regretted that she will not remain here permanently. As there arc a number who would be glad lo avail themselves of the opportunity t'or voice culture. GILLETT & SON Wholksalk and Kktaii. MERCHANTS; Jobbers and Dealers in Staple and Fancy AND PROVISIONS, CIGARS and TOBACCO. DRY GOODS, CLOTH I NO, HOOTS and SHOKS, HATS and CAPS, NOTIONS &c. Carry the Largest STOCK 01 GROCERIES ' in Southern New Mexico. Buy in Carload Lots and will not be undersold. Only the freshest, best and choicest brands of all goods. Special attention given to Mail Orders. SILVER CITY NATIONAL To Cripple Creek, The Denver and Uio (ramio K. It. is the shortest and U'st route bel ween Denver, ('olorado Springs and Pueblo to the now Famous (oíd Camp at Cripple Creek. Tickets on sale through from all points east to cripple Creek. Call on your local agent and be sure that your ticket ivad.i via the Denver and Rio (Iran le It. It. (Ailitlliimal I.oml mi Vage 13.) Broadway, Dullard and Texas Streets, SILVKK CITY.N. M. The Finest Retail Grocery in the West.