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Regular services nt tlicM, 1$. clmrcli Uncle Molt Gilbert lijiiown Willi a load of fluo chiokciw. M(er KtirnvM on the lck tut for aoverol days but has recovered, Not n :.hotna -produced watermelon ruttil!en on tho market thlsyear. Fruit li getting cheaper every day nnd every pound In finding ready mar ket,. Arthur MuKwnti It up ami around nfmtn ikf ter'lOrttf olg with typhoid fcycr. Ji'htiwool scouring plant received a largo consignment of woolbni JPccbs trjif.wcck. -V, 1 Cocham killed it "bar fait week and tHftugh more than half grown was very Juicy steak. The democrats of Seven Rivers met Inst week. Monday, ami lecltsi II. V. Col precinct chairman. Quite a number of oitr citizens have taken advantage, of the hot time, to In trvlow the mountains. Mr. and Mrs. It. T. Faulkner, from the head of lllack river, lost their two yrtr old child last Saturday. J. 0. Cameron and family and W. Oglo and family arc enjoying n ramp ing trip In the Sncrnmeiilos. Leo Jtell loft Thursday with n bunch of several hundred head of cattle- for his ranch on tho plains east of town. Fencing material will bo cheap now that cowmen are comiielled to pull down drift fences on government laud, Notice tho new advertisement of tho ttldy. J)rug Co- In this Issue... It will payypu to read tho CI'hiikkt'h ads. every week. Rev. nnd Mrs. T. L. Lnllaucc, of Pc cos, have two new girls who arrived two weeks ago. Their Carlsbad friends extend congratulations. W. A. Flnlny - III move his family down from HouwcJI shortly having purchased from J, M. lies the Greene tiomo place, where he will reside. ll.lt. JJcsIng with a force of mou is pushing work on Pnrduc's new store building. Owing to tho wet weathor work was suspended yesterday. . The Cntttr.NT wants a rorrvtpon. dent ju overy community In tho comi ty and would be only too glad to re celvoncwa Items for publication. If auythlug happens, send It In for pub lication. Following are tho teachers employed by tho board of education for tho brm commencing Sept 2nd: II. J. Fry, Weatherford; Prof. Kills, Hope; Miss F.lllo Williams, lloustoula, Mo,; Miss May Woodward, Decatur, Texas. The new executive committee of tho democracy of F-ddy county consists of tho following: J. I F.mersou, chair- tnnii. .1 'IV rmtur. illstftrt Vn I, 'IV .1 FletchcrMlntrlct 2; W. L. Whltakcr. district .1: It. W. Cole, district 4, and Ed Kumsoy, district No. 5. A teachoni Institute for Eddy county will bo held beginning next Monday, July 23rd, and closing Saturday, Aug. 3rd. Kvery teacher In tho county should attend, for n great many teach ers stand In need of a little "brushing up" along educational lines, W.1I. Hull and wife, It. II. Ann strong, Miss Urowu.Itev. Fnlrly.jMlssfa Kmerson, J. L, Kmerson, constituted n llshlng party"vhlch spent Tuesday and Wednesday near the O'Nell ranch on tho Spring Creek. Only n few llsh were caught but the party hod a very pleas ant outing. I. M. Jump has purchased the cor ner opposite the court house north of McLeiialhen & Tracy's olllce and will shortly commence the erection of a fence and sheds for a feed and livery corral. He will also erect a comforta ble olllce on the comer, n ortlou of which will be for rent. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Turknett, of Stogmnu, who brought their little daughter, lleulah, In to be convenient to medical aid, left for home Monday afternoon with the little corpse, all efforts to save her life proving fruitless. The bereaved parents have the heart felt sympathy of their many friends In Carlsbad, The Texas itate fair advertising car In charge of W. S. Adair was In town Tuesday evening. The moving plo tures free entertainment by the force In charge of the ear was about the .best entertainment given for many n yw In Carlsbad. The car Is equipped with a powerful gasoline euglno which runs an electric light plant glvlug over 100 Hue Incandescent lamps, The car went from here to lloswell. wit the adjourned meeting of the city j-dilnoli held Tuesday ulgUU tfea city Malta H film! I d 7 1. ..1 lug occupied by Joe lUyraan and own cd by K. Krauso of F.1 Paso. The nur chase price was 1,200, of which 81501s rash, balauce In cpnrterly payments of bis. rue deal was a good one aud Is a bargain. Among other business tram acted by the council Was the acceptance or re work's resignation as night walcb, which saves the city $30 per mount. -' p "Hii ' I yy Tho doctors roiort a lull of btisltusM thr-sjo days. , 1 J. 0. Holt left for tho Jllaek river country for a camping cxicdlllon of ft few days. Cattle shipments over tho J. V. fctf. B. continue active and It loaks Hko there Is no stopping It. J. II. James and imrty started Thurs day for A prospecting trip near tho Gitadalupes. They will be absent ten days. Mr. Allen Campbell, a Jeweler of twelve years experience, Is here aud has opened up In the Pecos Valley Pharmacy, Mr. Campbell Is a first class workman and will undoubtedly get his share of tho patronage. Tho heaviest rain for many seasons fell Thursday night, continuing during too night, and yesterday. It was a gen- urnl ralli and will bo very bcnellolal to the range. Reports from the county so far Indicate that all of Hddy county re ceived n general soaking. llobt. Thompson, who hired a horso nud a saddlo from tho Hess stable aud traded horses with Dock Hoed in Dark Canon without Heed's knowledge, was followed by Deputy King who met Mr. Heed coining In with Thompson, who war placed In Jail In default of 81,000 bond, Despite tho fact that tho city has spout several hundred dollars on tho streets this year, thoro nro still several low places along the streets which should he filled up. About tho only way to get the streets fixed up proierly Is to put l team aud man at work hauling dirt and filling In nud keep them going until the streets are In good condition. This could be done by private subscription aud woidd bo n good Investment for every property owner In Carlsbad. Joyco Fruit & Cot routcjnplato estab lishing a bank lucoporated under tho nws of tho territory with a paid up capital of alwut M,(XX). This linn has been doing a general merchandise busi ness for several years with banking as a side line since tho failure of tho old hank, but tho enormous business crowded upon the firm In hanking has compelled the move to incorporate and separate the banking from tho general business, A suitable building will be secured later and a regular bank start ed. This will make three banks for Carlsbad, two territorial banks aud tho First National. Quite a change from three years ago when the old bank was wrecked by Its ofllelals aud closed down with considerable of the coplo'a money; when It was imposslblo to borrow a dollar In tho town. A runaway couplo from Harstow came In Thursday of last week by bug gy and proceeded to look up J udge Huberts. The judge refused in tier form tho necessary legal function to mako them man and Wife because of tho seeming youth of tho girl, who np poarcd to bo less than eighteen, tho legal age. They went to ltoswell by train aud were married, returning Hun- day, leaving here Monday with their team aud buggy for Harstow. It Is said the girl's father objected on ac count of her youth, being, It Is said, only fifteen, Tho man gave his name as Hlco aud tho young lady called him ''Honey," so It Is presumed his name Is Honey Rice. Ho addrcosod her as "Honey" nlso, so since being wedded her name Is also Honey It Ice. It Is re ported tho man Is a prosperous sheep owner aud in partnership with tho girl's father at Harstow. J, T. Cooper, manager of New Sad die Store, Is working two men ac the saddle aud harness business, If you want uuythlug In that lino you can get It cheap aud quick at the New Saddlo Store. loo Poll- Iodic. Pine Shoe Slaee IS to 34. Lasts. 13. C, all. TtiM shot ir of good material and workman ship, being regular 19 and 94 tihoee, Cut on aeoeunt of size I am oloelng them out at $2 tO $2.50 ; B. Hendricks. Coo Rot to Bother with that dtntna-roam cloch Hnd Instead of Juggins It down ntreet you'll "outeo" at Hit time, until cool vrtAthtr tonne? You a stoic bother sml yt hate the benefit of the oleok. flend jTW psll ew anil 1 win call tortheclnck.trcpoJ.ru. return H Mill wpuiroinR, uriiiuiwroi'ii nsnaie on n sliver, oKois; I wren, I'll bo rTh'I tonnto jrtiu trouble br (coin to rati lor It tea Of rdu bringing it 10 me. It Isn't bother to mn-ll'e UUMn 0 9. GlltZmatlf Wwtchmaknr and Uptlolau, .,. mith ... eMU.yOrufl Co. SHVON RIVBRS N0TH5. KviTytnlng looks llourlHlilntr since tho late rains. Cattlo work began In this section of the country on the tilth ult. Madam rumor reports n wedding In our community to take placo soon. Mart Larremore, one of Soven River's most prominent young men, has accepted a position near ltoswell. Ho will leavo for that placo soon. Misses llertlo and Julia Rayuor, who havo been visiting Mrs. MoDonatd at this place, left McMillan, Friday, for Lookuey, Texas, where Miss Julia will attend school, Revs. Ilelicr aud Rlggs havo been conducting n meeting of n week's dura tion at tho old school house. There was (jullo a number added to tho church and wo ant glad to learn that Marlon Kdwards was of tho number. Death of rirs. Thllle. Mrs. N. Thllle, who resided herewith her family for a year or more, died In Humphrey, Neb., last week, leaving a day old baby, Mrs. Thlllo was the mother of twelvo children, the eldest Mrs. Klass, being also the mother of two children, Mrs. Thlllo was bom In 1858 being only forty two years of age Mr. Thlllo and family havo tho heart felt sympathy of all their friends In the Peros A alley. Almonds and Tobacco. It Is rumored here that tho cattle klujr of Abilene, Texas, Iwttnr known as oid "Hy Oravy," Is cutting lils tobacco much liner sluco the government has given notice for all drift fonces to bo remov ed from tho public lands of New Mex ico, aud is thinking very seriously of buying a large almond farm in tho great Pecos Valley near here, Of course we all regret to seo tho drift fence go: hut still ouruHattlo Ax Plug" and latch string always hangs on tho outside to all such men as old "Hy Oravy." In a letter to the Cuhhknt J. R. Fusselmau has the following to say which may interest his many friends here: I am Kcttlnir nlonir first class here. aud have a nice position nud nice town to live in. 1 miss my Carlsbad friends nud actiualntances a good deal, other wise 1 am very wen sausiicu nerc. I saw by tho papers that tho carni val was n big success, and that every body seemed well pleased. I wish very much that 1 could have been there. The train from the north was late yesterday. R. 11. Armstrong Is listed among the Indisposed, The Kddy Drug Co, has quite a flue now cigar caso In the center of tho room. II. L. Holcomh, watchman nt Lake Avalon sustained it sovurly crushed foot by a timber falling on It. Two toes were amputated by Dr. Whlcher, but Mr. Holcomb Is hobbling around despite the pain and Injury. When von break your watch take It to John Johnson, llrst class work, char ges reasonable, all work warranted, II J It Lincoln Freeman left hero In Feb- rttnrv far Wnshlnaton. from which point ho went te the Norfolk Navy yam. 'mere no was accepted as an npprtutlco from which place ho en listed, on the receiving ship Franklin. Ho Is expecting overy day to ho con signed to sotno of tho outgoing cruisers bound for China. It would scorn that the uuparallcd suttciws of the hank heio has createtl quite an enthusiasm In banking, two of our leading huslutws houses having lately bmuehed out as Incorporated banks, with the other business as side lines. The town Is also growing In other ways and It Is reasonable to be lieve that a heavy mercantile firm will some day divide buslnww with our big stores. The more the better fer competition Is certainly tho life of trade. Carlsbad is growing, J. Tom Cooiter, manager of New Saddle Store, rewired a oar load of Duo buggies, surreys nud phaetons. Prices from mm) to 8XMA. J. II. Crockett has leased for three years with privilege of purchasing the building and lots on the corner of Orecn nud Canon stretts opposite the billiard hall aud will erect a tint class feed yard aud sale and exchange de pot, where he will buy nud sell horses, wagons, harness buggies, etc aud do a general livery, feed nud wagon yard business. The properly will be Im proved between now aud Aug, 1, when Mr. Crockett will open up' for busi ness, Personals. Judge Freeman ds lu ltoswell on legal busluoHs. Will Recti, of tho Argus, visited Hon- well Sunday, returning Monday. Miss Frost ondmotherdeparted Wed nesday for HI Mini, Calf., to reside. Jns. Klbbeo, Junior member of tho defunct Sun staff, departed Wednesday for Colorado, Mrs. J. 11. Tootto left Friday of last week for Wandsworth Common, Lou don, Rnglantl. Uco. M. RntliffM, of Alexandria, La,, a cotton buyer, Is visiting his old friend J. T. Cooper. I. P. McCortl, of Coleman, Texas, was hero Tuesday en-route to ltoswell to visit relatives. "Old" (Irlllln, son of Col. (Irilllu of tho Kagle, came lu last week to assist his father on tho paper. Park Lea, of ltoswell, was In town Thursday and yesterday on business aud to take In the sights, Joo Fanning, tho popular candidate for assessor, was shaking hands with Carlsbad frleds Wednesday. Mrs. A. Chambers departed Monday for Cripple Creek, Colo to visit her husband, who Is a prominent physician of that place. Miss Jlertha Dnufort, left this week Tor Whitney, Texas, to accept a posi tion with Hames & JJanies lu the dry goods business, Tom Kellls left this week for his nomolu Sterling, Texas. Tom has engaged lu the live stock busln- os and will hereafter take life easy. Col. R. S. lleuson returned Monday noon from n trip to Washington lu the Interest of tho land fencing affair. It Is needless to Uio trip was fruitless, II. N. Garrett passed through Wed nesday en-route to ltoswell, Mr. Gar rett tins recently sold his business In terests In ltoswell nud will go back to Midland, his old stamping ground. Rev. J. Im Sawder returned Monday evening from Alpine, Texas, whero he attended district conference. Rev. A. Marstou, of ltoswell, who was also in attcutlauco nt conference, returned on the same train, Mr. and Mrs, John llrowu and son, George, left Tuesday for San Angelo, Texas, going by private conveyance. Mr. llrowu tins Ik-cii connected with tho gambling department of tho Parlor for several mouths. They will return lu about thirty days bringing tholr per sonal effects preparatory to residing In Carlsliatl. Dr. Win. Herd, jf Ruffnlo, N. Y came lu Monday to remain for some time and will probably become asso elated with his old time school chum Dr. Whichcr. Dr. Heed spent a couple of years lu Sierra county from lift tol8. tarrying here a few days lu August, H8, when returning to Ilulfalo. Dr. Reed is a well versed practitioner and with Dr. Whlcher will make a strong team. ' Mr. nudMni. Cnohmu, of Colorado, Wurfiw; pareliW of W. F. Cochran our popular assessor arrived Monday and went with "Hooley" out to his moun tain homo Tuesday. Mr. aud Mrs. Cochran though having reached the threescore nud ten mile stones lu life, are still very harty nud sound lu both body and mind nud seem destined for many more years to comfort nud nil vise their children, Cooking peaches at orchard nt le per pound until further notice. Hmoitx ritKIOIAN. Clarence Ullery wiis down from Rob well tho llrst of the week looking up business in tho furniture line. Go to Gamble's forfreih broad. Dr. II 1 Gttzley, of Mnrfn, Texas, Is a now addition to the medlenl fraterni ty of Carlsbad. C. A. Zimmerman, formerly superin tendent nt the sugar factory, has a similar position at Marine City, Mich. The city ordinance in icgard to Im pounding stock should be enforced or reiHKiled. If the present pouudmnstor can't attend to the duties, then get one who can. Attention has been called u this before and epple living In the north part of town would be Justified lu using a shot gun and plenty of lump salt. , For Salen-A good work herse, either fur wagon or buggy, Kmiuire nt Ragle hotel. The generpus hesrtpf the cowma-i naa uvui 1111.17 Hinuc in M'lCB till wtnk In f.he mil nfklrii mu in i Montoe Clayton, who recently lost her husband t.y u t orse fallTg with him, which ro tilled In his doulli. V, L, Ross, Joo White, 'V. D. Cowan and W nnilv .Inlin.iwi I misht llm l.lnnkr .if land fvlllir I lilt U-Ifct nf I tin nnrlr nml are hplldlng n neat cottago upon It. They will have the lot fonced and seed ed to allolfa. When It Is completed they will turn It over to Mrs, Clayton and her children as a free gift. May Ifn wlm uiri fnr llm wlitniv nml nr. pliaus reward Ihoin abundantly.- Pe cos Volley News. 'i no ncottieni which caused Mr. Clay ton's death 'happened about two miles west of Carlsbad. Fresh broad nt .Gamble's nil the timo, M. P. Kerr's friends have decided to run him for county superintendent. Felix Foex, for six ywirs n resident of this county, writes that he Is prosper lug lu the distillery bitslunw nt Tor. iron, Mex. Ho says he Would like to live hero but can make more money lu Mexico. The R. M. Turner who Is reported by the Argus to be from Lincoln, Neb., and tells such horrible stories about Win..!. Hrynu Mng unnoticed this year, Is a llrltlsh sympathizers Is agalut the Moors and against the declaration of Independence nml 'can see nothing good In anything not Hliigllsh you kuaw." Let n fair minded republican be Interviewed and ho will tell you that Mr. Hrynu Is far more popular in Lin coln to day than ever before. We want no votes from torles or traitors to liberty WHAT'S IN THE MOON? Most pooplo can seo faces In tho flro and some strange form In tho moon that has kIvou rlso to tho saying about a inou In tho moon. Not two people, however, lu all probability boo nllke, and this has suggested to M. Camilla Flnmmnrlon, tho distinguished French astronomer, a rather urlous oxpert mont Ho has askodjK number of mora or less well known mon to toll him what thoy can fancy thojr bco In th4 outlines on tho moou's surface, and be has received souo odd replies, M. Salnt-SAcus can seo tho cutltno Of a kangaroo M. Aqullluo liarba a tup-pliant- Madonna, 11. Yamboul a man's bead kissing a woinati's head, M. Dm son anything ho pleases, M. Desollllgnyi only shapoless spots, M. A. I'lerot a .tuu, with outstretched arm, M. do Jtft .lassny Cntu bearing aloft on n pitch, fork tho bleeding body of Abel nod It. Qucntssct tho trunk and logs of a man. ISach person nddroMcd wo asked to furnish a llttlo sketch of his fancr pic ture, and tbo drnvrlngii thus obtained havo been formed into an album and presented to tbo Astronomical Society of Franco. In tho reign of Chnrlwi II our own savants, according to Itutlcr, all saw tho samo thing lu tho moon namely, an elephant, nud oven then It was only becauso thoro was n mouso In their tol rsenpe. French scrcntlnc men of tho present day havo mora Imagination. Loudon Dally Nows. Chlneao Duel With Worde. A duel In swearing between Chinese, is ono or tno violent nnu exciting sights nt'tho Paris exhibition. Aa tho duelists sprnk In tho language of tho tea chests ono can witness tho contest without be ing shocked. Tho duollnts nrn seated facing oach other on n raised platform, and tho contest opens by ous calling tho other a "pig." Then tho fight wax es fast and furious. Onco a train Is Orcd such a string of Invectives Is let looso on both sides na would have tongtio tied tho wholo army In Flan ders In their happiest moments. As no ono understands n word no harm Is done, but to seo tho two combatants, who tako tho battlo seriously, with tbo veins .of tholr heads standing out like whipcord and cursing ono another for nil Uicy aro worth, Is Interesting. There mint bo somo epithet slightly stronger thnn another In tho land of the Celes tials, for at tho moment when the two combatants woro foaming with rago tho ono pointed to tho cast and juild two or tbrtS) words and completely cowed tho other. rxxatssier0(ci99dd9i!G i s Groceries Drop In and got prices. FRESH Fruits and Vegetables Caches Cigars I Tobacco Rooms for Rent Prices to suit the lliurs, at I Current Office When you want any- thing In the lino of $ tat Fresh Bread. Cold Drinks. Yours for business H. W. Hflss m 4Uft sffistkssftstsftetllBe1ftsftsetl1tt vr NQWA10XICO PAIR. To be Held In Albuquorquo Prons September 18 to aa. TO Till! 1'ICOTI.I! til .Till! HtlUTIlWKIT: The Twentieth Annuul iFalr of the New Mexico Tcrrltorlol Fair Associa tion will bo hold In tho City of Albuiiu enjuo from Koptember 18 to 22 HKQ, and llko tho exhibition given last ta win no n grano: ireo strcei roir nnu car? nival. Thoro will bo a baseball 'ournamcnL opened to amnteur clubs or New Mex . ico, A: .zona nnd Kl Paso, Toxns, pro fcsslnnnls barred, and first, second and third monoy prlr.es will bo offered, llofildes this tournament which ought togatlr tho banc hall players and fans of tho southwest into ndtlvo practice, the -;xccutlvo Commltteo has decided te give liberal money prizes fortug-of-wac contests, rock.drllilng contests, foot racing and numerous other nthlotio sports. Arrangomonts havo been mndo wlUt a first-class eastern nmtisomout com pany, who will handle tho "Midway Plahmnco" roaf,ursj while (contracts will bo mailed to first class aeronaut who, with his lady partners, will glva balloon nssonsloiis every ufternoon an4 evening during tho fair. The ascen sions ut night will with electrical ef fects, and on tho ruco order, and while In tho air the nrciinuts will bombar4 each other with Roman candles nul other llrlng dovlces. ,. , Ouo of tho most Interesting, foatiiff esot last tail's successful fair wsa the splendid ffro works, given undcf; the skillful management of W, 1L Wilson, a pyrotechnist of Los Angela Crtl. Ho has been re-engagod for tK forthcoming fair, and he writes ttuvfc his designs wilt bo entirely new unot jume of them wilt rcgreecut some of tho great polltlcnl qucstlonsow pea ding before the American people. Tho platform features will. bo num erous, consisting In part of may-pole dances, serpentine dances, ncrobatla aud trapeze performances, aud, If pos sible, tho commltteo will roproduos the "American ihig,'1 which 'was tuo cessfully given at tho National Kb campmentof tho 0. A, R. severs! years ago, During tho week a grand tradaT display nnd parade, with numerous) attractive aud costly tloato, will bo given, and this feature has alreadf beeu assured n success by the mani fest interest of tho merchunts, Use P.Iks, tho Woodmen of the World, Use C. Colombo Society, and other orgaa Izations who will bo represented by approprloto floats, Fach and overy division of tho parado will be headed by a brass band. Tho merchants of Albuquorquo thsj solid contributors of these annual fairs extend a cordial Invitation ts the pcoplo of tho southwest to attend this full's fair festivities, assuring aH visitors that they will bo royally enter tained aud that thoy will bo pleased and satisfied with their vlnlo to . Albu querque Thu railroads will give 'gfently re duced rates to all fair visitors. Yours Truly. W . T. McOjtiutqtT., President, F. Divers, who bought tho Interest of his partner, 11. N. Garrett, lu theJc alfalfa stock farm nnjl herd of fuH hlootl Shorthorns southeast of town ' few weeks ago, has sold the latter M head or Shorthorn bull calves at W8 each aud shipped IB of them to Mc. Garrett at .Mldlifiid on Wednesday. Mr. Garrett' sold out all his Interesjsj here, Mr. Divers buying his stock 1st the First National Hunk of RoaweR, itegiHier. Call nt New &ithlle Store lfyou wwnft to see some silver mounted spurs and hits. You will find u cordial welcome afc the Methodist ohurch service tomqe row. Cooking poHohiM ut orvlmrtl nt lu pec IKiuutl until further nl he. Rl.ltilllieFllHUMAN. Frank Gary, of Midland, Is retorted to have had u scran with u blaoksnllUi of that town arising out of llwt m nlworblug topic lu Mldlntid-prohlU- tluti. It Is said both were hurt nut tha blacksmith was tirtdly out. Foi'Nii: -A wach,by Delk,the,vega table man. Owner can lutve'jvatuh by furtilshlug Accurate desyrlpyou aud paying V' for this notice. The gallant Wh Infantry, a regiment that made history at Lundy's liuo lot Mexico, anil during tho civil war, and which covered the stars and stripes with glory at Santiago, has beeu out im pieces In China. Peaches for cooking at orchard At fa per pound until further notice, HuioitU VltHltMAW. Gamble has fresh bread fill the Uii