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11. W. Newton cflmo down from llos well, Sunday. W. M. Hen. or J'l. Davis, Tt- was Jioro Thursday. , I. L. WeblK-r, of HI Paso, wns ninoiiff flip visitor Thursday. A line rnlii fell Mnndoy evening ilxyit tlx o'clock. It wns n soaker. jCroxIer & Hobo sold tlio Dick Da lilncv 4o Let' Ciok for (MMI TnMn)', Owing to the absence of the pastor, JVJ eevlei nt llnptjst church to morrow. Mnv JJ, A. Nymeyer has Ist'it very ill tho i;tMt week mid tuulvr tin euro of it jihys.lcjmi, i Will Thomas, n printer employed on f V K'UU' foy sorue tjmi', left Tuesday f..i- 1t.wu-..ll .fllitpejrccii and wjfo left Saturday Jo iiHeipled ht Lhteolli lliljdlsl Auto Wutlnn at Angus, ,1nke Hnbcrtsnii Ik In Hoswull now and will hold down u job lit that city for tltiir nt leimt. P. W. Mcrchuiit catno In TllPIi" from Abilene and litis been looking af ter IiIh cattle interests here. .lepp (Hover Is taking n lay olf while Ids engine Ih In the shops for repairs nnd Ih looking after his lays. C'rozlcr & Hobo sold the TaiiHlll cot Iflirn mi frttiAfi u(nmi! lt ftua f fiiiiipcnti Thursday; consideration, tflAX). .1. P. Turner, of West Point, (In., ar rived lust week and has accepted a noiltloii with J, J, ,ivvvrty In tlio store. W. 8. llooue, a photographer who RlK'itt several dayH In town, departed Thursdny for Honnokvv Vm ' Itff old "faiino. ' Dnve TlioinitK wns Mi town -Tuesday from Midland, Incomplete (lie mile of IiIh La JIuerta projicrty to Uuek Sto bnugh. W. W, Jones of Del UhiTirx. a friend jt (hit. Harrow U here prospecting wltli u, view of hwaAlwj In business In Carlsbad. Pat Murray has movvd bW harness shop to the Mutter building next door to Crozler'ri where he has lltted things till In good shape. S. L. Mills was In town Thnrudny and yesterday from Hoik- and reports plen ty of ralu In that section, and gniss Is tlio lliiest In years. Tom Vest bought his brother Ab's UiU'Ctat Ijj. tlivlr hunch, of eattle, Mon day. The deal culled Toe ulwut 1,500. Success to yuu, Tom. Johnnie llurvcv U getting stylish and one day lust week covered his upper Hp with cream, called In it cat and had his mustache mowed. The walls of the Purdue building are -iicurlug completion. The building will Tk one of the prettiest In town and will bo it model store building. W, A. Klnlay and family arrived Thursday from HoHwell with their household goods mid aiv tuovliig Into the WnHkcfcUoufeo rvrmtlv purchased by Mr. 1 II, M. Sueed of th- Hollas News, was lutouiU.Tumlay la k lug orders for the Century cyclopedia, lie succeeded admirably, considering that the book auction store was not closed. j'ror. ! ry, or t cauicrroni, who was elected principal of the Carlsbad school this term, has decided he don't want the oh, coiiHcipii'Utly the school board must look elsewhere for it principal. W. V. Datighctlty and S. T. Hitting purchased 2,81 1 mixed sheep from (Ico uuil Crevd J.arrlmoiv&iid W. V. It III yer las Satunluy at tf2.(m this Is con sidered the best bargain made In sheop lately. Ilev. Crooks, geuvroi mfssloiiary of he liaptlst chtitvh, came In Ttuiidny from Denver mid left Thursday for the Lincoln County lliiptlst association meeting at Angus, accomKiuled by Uuv. Powell, who went by siH-clal io ipiest ot the home mhtsUtiuuy oci-ty. A ttaek WHsmi n-celvwl it letter from , . i... , . .. it .i i. inn. .Miiauii' who uu in ubkimii, wish iii wnieii lie stated his wire was lu my bad UAlth aul was In the hint pltal, thw dtK'ton clukulng she would uotllve. Mr. Miracle wants to come li'iok to CurUbnd and says he, may Im xpectHl any lime. 11. T. lllglnbothiiui.of Kl Paso, uas cfrciUatlug uboul town yestnday draft -lug a map of the bushiest! portion for the Insurance companies. The limp will Ik made by tho Baiiboni'Wfft Mnp Co of New York, and when lytho- Suphwl, copies will be scut to tvh iniiany doing business in CarlWB'd. J. V. Mttthesou Is still buying wool, llnrlug scciin-d a imrtloii of the Craw ford clip, about l&IXX) pound, (Ids -week. Mr. Crawford hud tlin wind etored In his big bant but concluded lids was about the lime to sell, receiv ing 1 1 cents. Mr. Mulhcsoii also bought the Mcduln clip of HUXXI iHiumU nnd U.71XI iHiiiuds from the Lincoln Trading HijV. The sooiirlng plant sJilppil IfiiXX) JIIHford. Conn. The tclRrliiz rnill fl-fll Now) about the first of Spieifrttr unit renmli' shut down until after tli fall clip conies lu. Typhojd fever It rAglng In lloswt ll. Sheriff Illgglui, of Honwcll, fM lu town n few days this week on buslurim. Joo James will put n force of men to work next week tenrlng down Ids drift fence u tlipphtliiN. W. II, WIlRoti ofOtln tins tho thanks of thn Ct'iiiiitNT fomi for a basket of cxiiiIhIIo frrestoncH largo and luolous. L. H. Mcdidnn muVDtl the family down from lligetmr.i mid are occupy lug the Kkwits home on (Ireene Heights Mrs Whleher, mother of Dr. Whlcher left Saturday l.wt for it visit In May vllle. N. ' tho former home of the family, (Icnrgfl I J Inks and Thco. Kerr went up to Hereford to awlst the railway base ball (turn phty the Herefonls. Theoilore pllchtid nnd Illcks held thlril lwe. TIik game rwiullHl lu n scoro of wven to six fur the railroaders and was plnyiM Tuesday. Iv,. I. (Hover rert'lvwl a letter this Week from ('has, (HIlou who In now lu (lold Hill, Alaska, and has a fine claim. Clmrley cleared tt'io.txx) Inst wnson and expects to take Out ft,(KX) In gold (IiIh season, Mr. (Illlon will Im tvmumbcrt-d as tlicinr irfpnlrer In Carlsbnd for two or three yours and who left lu IH) for Ciillforiiln, "Loiig'Molinton liaUo lu (lold IIIH, 1". (I. Trnoy recelvwl it lutter this week from A. W. I'Msk. nmiuigtir of Hie Kur. I'rult Co Kansas olty, III Which he stated that Mr. 'J'niuy'ri llrst car of ju-nolies were the lines! he hnd seen lu thirty year's experience. The thlnl oar reached Chicago last night and will bo on today's market. Mr. Tracy's fourth car will be shlpitcd tomorrow. Pecos valley fruit lends lu every market where It Is shipiK'd and Is nttrnutiug considerable attention. A meeting of the hokirtlfitlkwitl was htild Saturday afternoon and amofig other buslueiM tranwicted another hint dreil dollars was paid on the building milking tfiXX) pajd. leaving a baleuce of ewxidue. I'tniutclnlly the hospital l lu gol condition mid far ahead of what was expected. The building Is a large one nnd siilllclcut to meet all de mands likely to be made on It. Mrs. Hutchinson, the matron keeps every thing nent and clean, nnd lu every way the bospitut U a blessing well na a convenience. People should show moro luterrst lu it hospital and If they cnu do nothing more should visit the place nnd Inspect it nnd see what is being done. The orchard of Mnynard Sharpe lu Ln Huerta Is a sigh worth going miles to see. Tho orchard consists of 2,MX) trees, nil kinds and varieties being planted together, or mixed, a pencil, then a pear, or cherry, apple or plum tree, so that one will fertilise the others. livery tree wa In bearing this ar, and with the exception of tho early varieties, are h mi fed to their utmost rapacity, though eight to ten people have been busy the past mouth picking packing and shipping, and Mr. siiarpe Is now shinning out a hundred boxes' each day besides supplying a large trade lu town. The pettehes are the largest and lluest lu the valley mid wherever shipped are crowding out the siiuillcr vaiu'tlcs. Inside bringing top prices, 1.0U to e?l it) jKT box of eigh teen to twenty pounds' The trm are so heavily loaded that the branches are resting on the ground and muiiy of the llinlm broken by the heavy weight. Mr. Shnrpo Is undoubtedly the high chief among fruit growera In the Peei valley and this year Is Vcupliig .a rich harvest. Tho Kngllsh Photo Co. has opened a gallery over tho bunk and will, tor ten days, make ten photos for III cenls U'u make photo bullous of all kinds. Quit and sec our work. J Ihmnuwl, Pi f. W. Cdn, Tit. I'm, A J. CnatM, Culrftf. The First National Bank of Carlsbad, CAHUDAD. NEW MEXICO. TUB DANK OP CARLSBAD. Authorized Capital, - $50,000 PnldtipCnpltnl&SiirplitA .11,250 IiMJhI BHftiiMM; tl Uil UnlWri )t9.l0 IlKWHIMI 1-8. f.H Trwjr. P. J. Vnt.4, H.J. IUmmwM. 1 11X1 te I &lia lto3', I I Lama. ii. 0, t). B. I I ThM trioa tro of good Q I JuaUrttl and workrtian aitlp. U)ln rtrulrW RAd I f4 show, tut oiibootttof otzvl m olostMg Cham oat u & ! $2 tO $2.50 ; I 1 E. Hendricks. I Ten photui l() cents, ItugtlMh Photo Co., over First National Ihuik. The city dads will probably nucl lu their new homo next mouth, whore otorythlug will lie lilted up hi elegant style for the city duds and lire depart, incut boys. Several people who make n business of entclilug Dsli and selling them are liable to get into trouble. The law is very plain on this and should be en forced lu order to protect tho llsh. T. .1. Welch one of our best citizens, who traded his Pecos valley home for .Missouri pnerty last spring, returned to the city yesterday, upon being In terrogated by the CfiiliiiNT as to whether he preferred Missouri to the Pecos valley he rcnlled: Well. I omul say this part of the valley Is ImpoMlblc to neni nmi is far abend of Missouri to my notion." When Mr. Welch left, the CnuiHNT predicted he would return before n year, but did not exiu-ct to see him to booh. It Is needless to. say that the return of no acceptable a cltlxen as . ...... . ....... ir. hcicii win no mined wmi pleasure by his aciiialutauces.'C Mr. (V-T. Cole man, of Went Plains, Mo., aeoomimiilcd Mr. Welch hereon this trip. ;Mr. Welch will refnni to West Plains where he expects to close nut Ids property In tereats mid return to this vnlley. He say however Hint he could nut iie In duced to locale nt the northern end of the valley because of the cold lu winter mid danger of late spring frosts. Missionary Rally. Next Sunday night at the Mctho' dd ebttrali titan- will l a rulaaieiuiry rally, a millnhle program has been fire imrwl. Ail lira cordially Invited. .1. It. Sawtlew. Pastor. The only (Ire of eonuenre that has ocoumltii Alamogurdo since the huriiliig of tho i:i Paso (t Northeastern railway company's depot building on September 30. IMW, took place Welui day night, when the frame building of A. W. Median a Co. furniture denlero, with their stock, nnd several entail hiilldluga used fur ivnrelioiuHH were al most totally dentrtiyod by lire, resulting In the loss of about ontX), on which they have Insurance to the amount of jl,(XX), A lautogiinlo News, A ug. 2. Homes for Sale. M head of stock horses; call 011 (lute wood & Ilntemnu. (lot your eyes titled scleiitlilcntly by Dr. A. Ltfvoy at the Peoou Valley Plinr mnoy. Something In the shape of a building boom Is about to strike Carlsbad. Several people are tlgurliig 011 building residences In the near future. This is rather stmnue. too. for there arc a mini- rW for mile nt about half llrst cost. Unipilre at this olllco for cheap proper ty. ICyes exainliied free of ehnt-ge'frlt live days nt Pcctfs Vnlley I'lmriiincy by Dr. A. Lovey, of Snn Antonio, Texns. Fine Watch and ..Jewelry... PAIRING E Engraving A II. S. GUTZM Wutclimukcr und Optician. Willi l!UI)V DUUO CO. 'I own Trustees. I'lie city council met Monday Present: M. P. Kerr. Mayor; W.(l. Woeruer. C. M. Whlcher mid T. A. Ikell, trustees, when tho following huslmsM was trauwteled: Heport of tmisurvr mid ami approv ed, showing it balance 011 hand A ug. I of 27lUtt. Pollowug hills were read and allow ml: W. P. Cochrai n.lfl) A. 1). Vaughn AW Dick Wicker ttux) Hd Orr n.tXl .1. H. loverly n.W 1). D. Clark 1H ) I'. M..I111HP v!''"" T. H171111I :.oo liihly Drug Co 1.0ft Tracy Meltw'au 7ft (Millennia Klruher H.itt (Uo. D. Luens W) A. N. Pratt l.l Carlsbad Current 21.2ft The mayor stntwl Hint nil the neces sary iHipera In rcganl to the purchnse of the Knniseprojierty Imd been execut ed nud the property turned over to tie Hly. Lee Cook wits eontliiiiwl as pouiiil- master nnd luslriietwl to take up nil llHMH) StlHlk. I pound and mixed astigmatism. 1 use the latest mid host Instruments lu test ing llie eyes anil will exchange glasses If needed tree of ehurgeifor flvo years. Do not delay hut come nt once or scud me wonl ami I will call at your home without extra charge. Dit. A. Lkvky, at Pecos Valley Plmriiuicy. Mr. nud Mrs. M In Clements, of Hope, was thmwu from his horse In frvut of Die MeMJI Inn store mihI wriumf hurt. Ha wine In 011 the train yaatenlny nud If Ids Iwck Is no Iwlter will not go hume to day. Tlio fall whs on imw 1 by a dug caring hU horse. KJes examined free anil glaaa fltted by Dr. A. L.-vey, doctor of optlmlntulo gy. ot Siiu Autonhi, Texas, at the Pecos Valley I'haiinney (Dr. Smith's dnig atotei for live days more only. Itanium bcr that not every on who sella alnsw Is competent to rlt your eye. If you have tried others nud the Imvp fulled to nt your eyes, ennu and nee inc. Hy my msttiiMl fnllure Is IniiKWslble. I will give you n seleutllle laMinlmitluti and guarantee mtlsfartlou lu the uttHt dlf limit c.uH-4. Lenses sjterlally ground to .nil sit forms of iirxbyoplo, hyper -inetropla. aathanupia, myoplo, dlplo ot 1, euioli. ii'a. I'Mtmsoi. simple, com C. tjtcwart's baby is III again this week. Arthur Hilton cunio down from Kosviull yesturduy to take In tho (own. .Ino. Franklin of HI Paso, was here tho past week looking uftcr the re organization of the P. I. ,t I. Co. Mr. W. II. Hull leaded the Tiraslll cottngo for 11 yoar at 8 1 NO this week from Mhw Kmursou, a recent purchuscr. . P. Codington, U. S. marshal of lbiiipurtiut, was ln town this week ooklug utter Ilia removal of the drift funoes. Mr. Win. Luck and dnuglitcr Zona, left lor California, where Miss Lrck will attend school while Mr. Leek will look over the ooast country. It. W. Newton ot Mar fa, Texns, Is about to establish n Jewelry store in the plane formerly oaouplwl by (ler- turt's markut rwo or three more news papers, drug nnd Jewelry store and wo oan be said to have a 1hhjiii. Whltaker & Gage IlealMw In General fiVIerchanclise IIOl'll. NIW MIUJOO Otis Observations, Prof. J. II. OooilrlBh, of Imi Trco draw, has been cmpioycdl to teach the Otis school the coining term. .Mr. (loodrleh comes well recommended nud the trustees are to be commended 011 securing his services. The proprietor of the Orange County Stock Pnnn Is a noted dltclple of Ike Walton. One day this week In luiulrtl n twenty ontider from '.he Hlo l'eeim. Mr. .1. V. Harry liHsi-oiiiinenceil work mi a (nacre tmel trial of (1ts, pre imralory tojanwlug It hi alfalfa for the Hect compMity. C. .1. Demoruat rviMirts a phh! dr- maud for uholcc iea4-hM. Mm..!. W. Stokes eutertuliiiil u iiiiin- berof her Carlslwd friends 011 Kriday of Inst week. Mr. mid Mrs. (Iambic. Mr. I'alrly nud Miss llrown of Carlsbid uciden llylug visit to the lower vnlley icceutly; vlnlt lug tlir Hlo Ptos orehnrd, the Unini Dull I'rult Pitrm, llopwlnlc ranch nud thn Dalles I'ariu. II. T. Kllloiigh the worthy P. I. c I. engineer took a sltr. hath In the raging witters of Dark ctiiiou Tuesday motii- lug. Mr. nud Mm. W. W. (Iiiltou cmtw tallied Mr. nnd Mrs. Moltwnii of Carls- bad 011 Wednesday. Aceanllng to the report of the junt muster general, rural delivery bus cu haiised the value of farm lauds ft per cent lu those loiiillllw where It has been In operation. People desiring to locate lu this section should buy at once. The following letter to tho San An- goto Standard Is from Jim Smith who will be remembered as having worked lu the shops here In IHlti. llAMIItlll CKItltK, Itoat Africa, Porlugucw Territory. .lime III, IUX). Dear Walter and Hunk: As promis ed, 1 will write, (lueas you villi Ih- sur prised to hour from me. Well, 1 made the trip Hue; wasn't sick any more af ter the llrst eight Hays al sen; wns so sick then, however, I fell off about thhty pounds nud have inner been able tojcgulii It since 1 lauded lu Helm, iail Africa, one mouth ago villi Sh ' lasted me finif. day, when It Nits all gone, livery (lux that you (urn a corner it costs you M. Hut there Is plenty of work heie. A man with n fair education cnu do well here, or a goml trnilcsimin. nud they pay you not Icsh than HISfi a month; but every time Hint vou go nud get a meal she com Is you i'i cents and It isn't as good as army grub and you know how we used to kick lu the army; and whim you take a drink she cosu you 2ft cents. I lauded I .TIKI miles south of here, at Cape Town, and came up the country towanls the Transvaal and went broke ami hnd logo to work, and you all know that nearly broke my heart; but I got 11 good Job ns a llremau oil the Hod cHn & lleini rallnmd and it pays me 8175 it mouth, but she costs me $7."i for boanl and 62ft for whisky, so I have a pretty good salary left. This Is 11 worse place t tut 11 Port Si. Phillip, Louisiana; they can't hardly get men to work hero lu the summer. It Is whiter hero now. livery man that works for the mllroad company Is fur nUhcd from oiietotliieeuegioes to help him. I have got two, one to shovel coal ami another to do inv washing; they work for82Ji()a month and their hoard nud clothes; they don't eat anything hut rice nud don't hardly wear uuy clothes; but they me kept in their place better here than the negroes are lu the stale. They are not nllowist to walk on the sidewalks; they run lu the streets like dogs. 1 11111 truing 0 stay nere until llie war Is overtiml then I am going into the Trausviinl. I urn In the Portugese territory nud can't get out, for the Hue Is guarded and 110 one but soldiers cnu cross It un til the war Is over, unless you get a pass from the PortugiiCKO war olllce at Mo unnbhpie ami at the war olllce lu Lou don. Any one who goes across without a pass will be given four years lu pris on, so you see that 1 am lied up, hut I don't care much so long us 1 hold my Job. I have not seen (leorge Heut; I heard that he was In Cape Town. .lack Miles and Dock Moss are mak ing tfl It) a mouth and thetr board; they both have their saddles with them and tlicvurcn ureal slulit U the nconlc here, .lack loaded n fell, w up that he nuld rone a xebra 011 a noise and so lie has not seen 11 xchm since he has been here, .lark and Dock me both Inylnff around doing nothing; every day Is Just like Sunday to them having a good time. imt inerc are u great ninny wim am mills here. You eon see the Hons out on the railroad track nnd hear them howl at 11 Is it nnd you can bet that 1 don't get olf the engine after dark. The ruiiiiiosi imiiK tout 1 unve ever ace 11 wns a drove of about 100 monkeys emi grating; they were nil playing along, having a good time. well, iiuok. you nun riioinii give 1111 the tmvs inv retranls and If vou don't answer this and tell me nil the news yon had better. . 1 nun lurrrer, .1 im smith. CHURCH DimtCTOHY. . M- It. sttiool IB. I. It. t IIVHflH, 8o?iii lluUr Mrvtass Prurr iSsjiTilii evbrr wMnlsdsr eeeti IRltu'rlMK. . . J. It. Sawuwm, 1'sUor. hi ' OU. Uurfc wwtwf Mill iMfev. 11b -1 ft ulS dfjixw ImW' .milk - '' low kSM) Iff a. "."W rein mml ,, ., H. Ji.ll7TTir. itu-k uMl..i, Announcements. Cor .ihtiiri, J.ifBSK7newOTts;ttor . IHW. A. 11 MAT. Ilorblite Is well adanled to the ours levers of ull kinds, baoause It aroHulity eleiia the stomaoh ami iowIi nl mi Dillon im mors, ana expels fl Imnure aeorDtlon or tho body, rlHH ItbiU. Kill- mIh lit ltddv llrlltf I t) I . m lliiHtk J. e ui. CaM. Tho Argn Is bkoamltig n very hot repttv-Hemi stper, lioltur than over before ;.t Its uhcokered oartier. If you want It hut from the oven Jtut read the Argus. Whore the (HgMtinii Is good, and the usnerul power of the system Hi a healthy stale, wiirini oofi tlud no Imid taiieu 111 ine, iinmun oouy n muv (riii VeruilfoB uot only destroys eyery worm, hneorreets uU dwatige-uu-nU of tlio ditttHIre orgdas ' Prior r. I'or sal? at Kddy Drug d TIHl PIICOS VALLIIY. Hundreds Of Tons of Delicious Fruit doing to Wnstc-Ucmovnl of Drift Ponces. To Hie ttrtlior of the (lint lirniHmti CiirlsOud. N. M,. I uly IS. -In looking over the orohnrds of this iwrt of tho I Vena Vulley and seeing tho luimciiso nuimini of lusoloiis Iruli Hint Is going In wnsto 0110 iiatiirully tlifuka wliatn vust uinniuit of garni these pouohus nud plumbs nud other fruits would do exited they but bp laid down nt tho doois of the crowded tenements In tho huso cities of tlio I'.Hstnud North, A tramp through 0110 of these orchards, where absolutely tons of ted, rlpo peaches broken olf from tho par ent s'ciu. loaded down with coldcn fruit, onuses one to tout sauttorcd soma what Indlicrlmnately. As 11 mutter of fact If ono-lmlf tho peach crop ts harvested nud sold this year It will bo a mnrvul. It Just can not bo duno. St Louis, which is rapidly growing in favor as n cnltlo and fruit market; with tho Peons Valley people, Is this year aver stocked with fruit from tho tlwirk Mountains, und nud liusteru Texas and Denver Is Hooded with peaches from the great orchards that; surround Colorado Springs and tho Hoekoy Port! dlbtrlot.J Tho resent rolling or tho Interior Du parlmeiit relating to tho removal of "drift" fences In tins dtitHct Is likely to oniisu u deal of commotion among tho cattle breeders, lu fact, It him already. It uppeurs that theso fences were erected 011 government hind, mnliily for the purpose of preventing the outtlo from drifting south during the winter nnd running up ngitlnst tho state lino fences, which lor many miles divide Texas from Now Mexico, aud where tliuro Is neither food nor water Thujdrip affected by this arbitrary ruling Is nbout 100 miles, oast und west, utul ii&Q miles north and south. -U' Tho result of tho enforcement if this law will beithal this rich rungo will' Hlitriy Ii) litld open tho Intlncrant sheep mini itud, tho vagrant 'Incstci" 1 who with their, small iiuulu of cheep and a dozen or two long horns, 'will shortly destroy what might lu tlmo bocume prosperous und Inviting homes. Tin-so men have only inudo these Im provemcnts on "faith" that Is to say, on faith that lu in tlmo those laudu would comu Into the market for elthcc lease or sale, and 011 that very natural,; supposition they put up their wliidmillu ' erected their homes, and made vlslblo Improvements, that brings outdo Into the country they occupy. This Is uot a sectional dispute. It i purely u matter of territorial interest The lower vulley is now prupurlug an exhibit of fruit for the fair, which Is to be held at Itoswcll noxt October nud rrom tho present outlook It wilt surely answer the purpose, People itro bolngiattriiotod horofoe the reason that the truth is now being told of the country, nud that it Is uot depleted us a hind of milk and honey altogether, but n pluco where 11 man can make a good living, anil iniilco a start with u very little money. In the old days when th'j "boom'' wits In force the parties then lu powoc udvei Hied 11 b it fact that the soil of tho vulley was so rich that It could bo transported Host and North und used as a fertilizer. This sort of humbug Is now at in out!. People hero llnd It to their Interest to tell tho plain facta about this now country because they know If they are caught In otto Uo they will be convicted, even of tho truths they tell. (IKOIKIK II. HrroiiiNH, The ubovo from tho pen of Mn Hutehliis Is correct In the mailt but misstates fnrta regarding "drift" f8i'icotf. The fuels are that tho government agents have found Hint hcvoml stock men In lids county have fenced hi flia tines of thousands of ncrna of govern meiit land. It Is also it fact that tho majority of our eitlxeus, nud Jlho Cint iikn 1 umiHig them, believes that about three real drift fences running unit from the Peros river to tlio Toxtts Una would lie h lieiiellt to tho country, but the prumlscoiis fencing of gnveriunint hinds must 1 e ise. This fonelug of tho Inmls Ims gone to such an oxlont Hint one owner hits nearly KXyXTO neres oC land feii-ed so as to excludo all others, and this owner itye uo taxes oither ou the land or upon threo-fmtitlHt of tho cattle, he holds within this awture. small owner who does nst perjure him self, but sjlves in every hoof, is nut al lows 1 inside this Twice but liUMt flml feed elsewhere. If fids wsuiiiwl ow er ship of government lauds la allowed -46 enntliiue, nothing but a IniHltord awl on systejiuwu lieexK'ctwllodnVclopi TheiiugHlii Mr. II. says liuuiw hard' iK'cn made. This Is absolutely false,4 lHutse not one hi fifty of the inoRfflni have fumed government lands raetdo iiIhhi the html with Ihtdr fHHtllle, tho ihoIii olTwulurs, vlolater of the law. Itelug lesldetitanf Texas who olmply draw big dlvkletnte frnttt the growth o ntltla On free grass, war than Hut fnurttis of which ealtta art' iHiveryilvwi 1 for taxi.