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Last week Joba RMflf4 e ry ! nrnl New. rnch in thtQuRdAluMi.Uo.iwwf of I bait. .Teba K Wfonfd ft hta lobo iW- la tctrn jMLVments, of llupo, was Monday. Attorney Campbell of the P. V. & N. was in town Wednesday. Jean I.Utlo in Jumping counter In Bi ,J. Layorty's itoro these days. A foreo, of carpenter are now nt yrprk on tbft Jump stable Add corrftli. . Jqsflph Ifayman U hotno from the cast and is opening op In tho Uronsou LJpck. Mis Jennie Pottw and mother are hero from 1 Paso fd inovo their house. hold goodu , Hegulartfreachlnt' services at tho II. 5i. chfjroh jjcTrnorrow by thfcntw pastor, UlpT. HbberU. Geo. 0. Btarkwcather hae been pro moted to superintendent of the entire Pecos tyitein. Frank Laverty left yaslorday mom- yjig for weatiierrooi, Texas, to auiiiu tcollego thlH year. Lee Holland John Lucas were In 'won Inst week as witnesses in lb Hill horse stealing case. Wesley Langford of Uagcrmana for mer resident wan In town Monday re newing old acquaintances. Mr. Andcrwerth, residing near Flor ence, had n valuable eight month old colt kljlod by a panther last week, Hembembcrlho meeting at the court houso tonight. Open your heart and pnrw and help thp Oalrcston sufferers. Carlsbad's public schools will open Monday, when the small boy will tlnd ho hasn't got the snap this year that lie used to have. Mrs, A. Chambers of La Htierta has returned after a visit of a couple of months with her husband Dr. Cham (Art of Crlpplo Creek Colo. Wm. Leek returned Saturday from his California trip feeling much better for the rest and recreation. Ho was quite taken with tho coast country. 8, 1. Huberts has about completed jtatiM for his new rcsideuco to bo erect ed on the lot Just south of tho homo of Wm, II. Mullauoou Canon street. U, 0. Latichaiuen, of Huymaud, Tor . a . ia nui .1..... .... - . ,.... II. n M Hlo Grande. He will put down wells at .various points and run ms snecp in this county In the future. Wi h, Hobo, while running down, hill on his bicycle from Hagcrman Heights Saturday last had tho, misfortune to fall A and break A bono In his shoulder. Ho was Insensible for some lime. II. L. Potter nlnced a lino new 8200 i-ftHh rt-olstrr In the drtiK store whllu here. This register Is like adding an other clerk. It keeps the hour, minute nud amount of each purchase. .1.11. (loodlett, wife and child, of Otiimnh. Texas, are at Hotel Schlltx. Air. (loodlett Is editor of tho Utiannh Ohxerver. Miss Sallle uallentiuc, or Tcnucsse, nccompanles them. They will remain some time. J udeo Freeman leaves to-day or to mrrow for New vorK, vtasuingion and other eastern points. Ho will re turn about October, in. when he will uo on a hunt arrauitcd for a mouth In the Sacramento mountains. Hurry Christian, who resided In Hal vesttm from 1875 to I WW, says he would rather live there and tako the chances of drowning than llvo elsewhere with safety. Those (lalveston people have plenty of home patriotism. Frank Herbert and Fannie Feppcr were married at the home of the bride's brother Wednesday night by Judge (ireen. A dance at Mr. Pepper's and sunner at Mr. Perry Harbcrt'a, father of the groom, finished the ceremonies, Minn Florence Hutchlns. daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Geo. H. Hutchlns of Hole .Hohlltt. returned Tuesday from neve "Hand. Ohio, where she spent several WWiku with her friend, Ml Louise Hlodgett. She also visited Miss Forbes At Itoekport, Ills. The U. 8. meat market has purchased tho fluent bunch of alfalfa fed steers ever seen In the valley from Mr. Wll llnghttui und has commenced tu plaee tho meat on tho block. Kansas City beef Is not In It with this fresh young ulfulm fed stuff now coming In. The valley had a prosperous summer, How about the spiritual Investments In education, morals, religion ? Pastor Powell's theiuo Sunday nornlng "In vestments that pay;" evening, "Invest ments that do not pay." Welcome. As a prelude In tho evening tome remarks will bo made on "Our wmoois." Itov. J. K. Saudera returned Wednes ilav from White Oaks, leaving Thufs day for Sun Marelal where he will hold down that charge for four or live Week before leaving for the Indian Territory. Itov. Handera Is an exceptionally good flous man and made many friend dur lug his years work in carisnua. Scott k (list sold to A. . Haughty of Columbia OK. 250 lino voting An ffora coats whleb were loaded In (liuble deck ear at this polut last Sun day. Theso goat wen. purehased by Mr. Haughey to clean upsomo brush toad und the prlee paid vas 8,1.00 pe head on board cars bore. Mr. Gist bas u tine dock Of goad aud when he sells l-.tt always eWai goc4 prlcea. wolfatft-sto New Mexlee b lw bta a flood. At CocbUIon the, road bttwiieti Thornton and Hlatid a water ipouvvfaihed away and drowned severe,! catUe', hogs and horses besides destroying' houies, fen ces, eto but luckily no lives wero lost. Small jluox Is reported at Newt Smith's place near Cloudcroft. Judge G recti says the disease has not harmed any other person since Smith tackeled , fotSmlth's two children wero hard y alok and that Smith took dinner at Jess Green's while broke out, but Mr. Green's f amly was not effected. Rev.M. Iii ltoberts arrived Wednes- dpj night and t once tm'umed his duties as pastor of the M. E, church at this place Ho Is a very pleasant young man and wo deApeak for him a good year's work In Carlsbad, Ho will reach to-morrow both morning and evening and all are cordially Invited to Attend. Tho easo against Mr. Fuller, the horse owner on tho Penasco, eame up on complaint of Hub. Hrogdon before uitlce Itobortt, Tuesday. Fuller was charged with having horses on the ubllo raugo without being the owner of sufficient wn.tvr supply his stock, ontrary to section 117 of tho 18U7 sta tuteti of New Mexico, The case against Fuller was dismissed, there not being sufllclciit evidence to prosecute under tho charge. It Is eald another charge will bo llkd. Thoro Is considerable friction among stock owners who have sheep, cattle, horses and goats on the government lauds and there always will bo trouble until the government pusses rational and liberal homestead law no actual settlers can tako up and reside on tho lands. Jl, it. liesiug last weeK completed me 'arduo building so far as tho rock work was concerned. Mr. liming Insisted or on. erecting the wall according to his own Ideas nud tho consequence Is that ho town contains no walls to aomparo n point of substantial features with those in Uio Pardito building. Tho foundations were laid of large Hat rock four feet long by three feet wldo ami about eight Inches thick. Theso great rock wero bedded In cement mortar with other largo rock on top, The walls were built on this foundation nud are models of the mason s skin so far as accuracy Is concerned. The main walls ure twenty-four feet high at front nud four feet six Inches lower nt the rear. The building has n tin roof nud Is what Is known as a double decker. Tho main celling Is sixteen feet while each of tho decks Is eight feet. Abundance of light is furnished from a fine Iron frame glass front, with four windows at the rear. Mr. Carl ltoberts superintended construction, while Kd Wilson had tho contract for tho carpenter work. Mr. Hopper, of K unwell, plastered the building nud performed an excellent job of finishing work. Mr. Heslug will undoubtedly do all the mason work In the way of fine stnuo bulldltnts In Carlsbad in the fit litre. ; The First National Bank of Carlsbad, ( ? CARLSBAD,. rEW MEXICO. I WniW", A.Vl1 I Public Schools, I shall bo nt the school bulldlmr on Satifrlay.Sept. Mlh.U a, m for tho IiurpuHU in I'xnimumg inusu who vxpi-cv o enter tho High School this year. Patrons nre cordially Invited to attend also. II. K. HiiitNiut, Supt. Sat- HoiiN: To Mr. and Mrs. A. Lott tirday Sept. 1r n son. Jim Harphant and IX O. Curto who went out to Dark Cnuon above tho Thayer much leaving here July 7, re turned August 7, having Improved much In health. H. A. Nymeyor lost his spectacles In a singular manner Monday. Wlillo going to Hagcrman on tho train and seated by an open car window n grass hopper flow In the window aud lit upon his nose. He struck at the grasshopp er with a magnzluo ho was reading knocking his glussoa outsldo of tho lightning express. KdltorKlbhe, of tho Peoos Valley, Stockman, returned from Hoswell, Wednesday, aud announces that he has secured n business location ami will move his plant to-morrow. Ho Is aso- elated with Lucius Dills In tho new venture, and as both tire good news paper men, they ought to mnku n suc cess. Mr. Klbbeo's family will remain hero for sonic time, owing to the sear- city of desirable dwelling houses In tho city to the north. New Mexico Conference, The New Mexico annual conference of tho M. H.churoh, south, which met this year at Whllo Onks. adjourned on Saturday last nud the following ap pointments of pastors for tho ensuing year wero nuuouueed by Hlshop Morrison: HI Pnso, supplied by J. M. Carter. Alpine, A. Mnrston. Penasco, K. LoHrltton. Alamogordo, W. A. Dlokoy. Hoswell, J. T. French. Carlsbad, M. L. ltoberts. White Oaks, L. L. Gladncy. Pecos City, T. L. Lallance. Fort Davis, Georgo Ward, Hoswell circuit, to bo supplied. Albuquerque, J. N. McOlure. Snu Marclnl, to bo supplied. Gallup, W. K. Folks. Las Crnces, W. H. Nelson. Doming, J. M. Hay. Cerrlllos. T. Hodgson. Magdaleua, W.S. Huggctt. (Ilia Hlver, T. L. Adams. Walrus, to be supplied. Solomvllle, to bo supplied. Presiding elder of HI Paso district, K. F. Goodsou. Presiding elder of Alhuquorquo dis trict. Mark Hodgson. Morses for saie. lift head of stock horses; call on Gate wood & Hatemaii. Help for the Galveston Sufferers! I hereby call a mass meeting of the citizens of Carlsbad to meet at the court house Saturday, Sept. 15th, at 8:30 p. m., for the purpose of raising money to relievo the sufferers of the Galveston horror. Come everbody! Thousands are suffering. M. P. KERR, Mayor. rFor the Ncck Somctlilnir deslmied for stylo and coin- fort rnimiueriMi. Tiiesu nre 11 e ccie- Corliss, Coon & Co. Collars and need no words or praise. Essex. ThlH collar Is what you will want If you're stylish. Price 15 Cents Verona This collar Is both stylish nnil comfort able, Prlee. . 15 Cents. iloro are others at 15 Cents. Still other styles at 15 Cents. This U a chance to lay la a supply of collars at a moderate cost. Tour site lu stock. Yours forbargulus, Hendricks, Galvcfcton Horror. Tho terrible tempent which carried the waters of the Gulf of Mexico for ten feet over Galveston Island Sunday morning at about one o'clock. It was the greatest horror ever Known in America. About oue fourth of the population or between 5.000 nud 10,000 perished principally from irownlng. The rush of waters swept one third of the city out of existence. Some of tho nccounts are dreadful lo even read let nlono experience and it Is said many became Insane when they saw the horrors. JAIL OKHAKGRS. Two Mexicans Escape -One Kllicu and tno utner tapiurca aiict a joo Milo Chase by Stew art and Posse. Two mexlcana weaned from tho county Jail Sunday night by filing off me nouns 01 u uunpic n iiuiiauiiu uvuu iug the bars out so as tu make u hole through which they crawled from the steel oflge. They then went to tho west Hjle of tho court hotiiio aud with a big billet of wood and a Hie lorcwl u passage iiirougu me winuim. i vj u-iirii niluLtl about oue hour iiftur by duller King who not lllwl sheriff Stewart Tliey wero irniieu uy i-onsmuio u. w. Clark ami John Taylor to Crow Hat nlHJiil J(X) mite S4iuth-wesl aiul haa not yt returnwl. Tlw men were J uau aiul Pwlni Mnlaxur who were arreettHl by Sheriff Stewart a short time slnee for stoultug a couple uf hone and saddle. i.ithu: Mien i mtmiiri hihi .iwiiii Tuvlur returned at one o'eloek this morning, bringing one nf the wjepwl Mexluuus. The other was klllwl by the sheriff while trying to elude rapture. 4 SI. I.. n ,n ..'Jnlb dlllirtlllV .11 I Ilia HUlir I1I1IC HV Ul'A TSktiaitatj morning the sheriff aud Mr. Taylor are Ixith sleeping not having slept for ilm days. D. U. ( lark who was iiim in pur suit was taken sick Mid left at smut , house on the road. The capture ami Killing occurreu thirty mllea uorth of Van Horn. , Stewart went to Van Horn Mc-tvday. leaving there In Hall's byguy thaUf en lug aud Intercepted theMexlrMiw1 wl iibbday. A full report of this liuint eap- lure win aiipear uoxiBf, Sheriff Stewart also brWughl back two white men wlwin he MrrwtHl In Crow Flat Theo men ure wip 1 to be refugees from juatle. Joel and Jhek Ueard wwt to I'wo, TliiinHnr. rt.tnrnlnif 111 tilt) eVHlllltf. m.nillBB u fuw hoars vMUw frirwh vi Mb the. The followiiiK Is taken from the. Hlk items In the Hoswell Huglster: On last .Saturday evening, Sept. 1st our community was greatly hhocked by tho sad news of tho drowning of tlio little Infant daughter of Hev. and Mrs Hclzer, the parents narrowly escaping Thev were on their way to tho Lower Penasco from Hope and came In con tnct with arise In the Penasco just be low.!. V. Hlultlc's, aud inlhslug the crossing, plunged headlong Into the river. We are Informed by the rescuer that one of the iiuiIch kicked Mrs. lieu er and the little one, causing the mother to lose her luild on it. It was earrlc ilnwii Mtream bv the mud waters sumo olirhtv or a hundred yardB and there taken out by the rescuer. Walter Soott Tho child was burled at tho Lowe Penasco irravoyard on Sunday, Kept at 2:30 p. m., Hev. MeKlroy otllelatlug, It was it trying ordenl and everyone was made to feel that we begin to die as soon us we begin to live. Our peo nle manifested their grlof by their sighs, and tram. The sorrowing parents have the sympathy of the entire community "MIsnHannau. of Sterling City, Tex.. Is a guest at the Hchlttc. Seven klvera Items. School was to havo opened Monday billowing to tho Inclemency of tho weather and tho attraction of Urn show at Garlsbid it was delnyed n week. H. P. Segrlst will bruin hutllng lum ber next .Mnnduy for the erecll'Ui of now residence. Our community Is cer tainly progressing rapidly. Jack Hrogdon aud family wero among those who went to Ourlsbad to sea tho elephant thut didn't come) Inst Monday. Jack says he thinks the show was n complete failure without tho elephants. Hilly Anderson, of tho Guadalupes, was visiting at the homo of Mr. Fields last Saturday, In search of peaches und watermelons. Hev. Hclzer and wlfo are visiting nt tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Truett. All their friends sympathUo with them In their bereavement, tho drowning of their Infant daughter. Lust Wednesday morning at an early lour the la creme do la cremo of tho society of this community and the sur rounding aountry bogau to assemble t tho homo of II. L. McDonald to witness tho nuptial event that was lo ouctir nt two o'clock In tho afternoon. Hy 1:30 o'clock ull the relatives, friends nud acquaintances of the prospective brldo und groom had arrived and wero esuerly awaiting the coming of the minister who wtis to perform the cere mony and give Mr. Sam McDonald the right to suy "thou shalt and thou shall not" to Mrs, Houlah Grlshum. Hut alasl tlmo past and no prcauhor ap peared, and to tho dlro confusion and dismay of tho bridegroom and tho amiisomcnt of tho brldo and tho crowd In generul, a report cunio to tho effect that the minister was watcr-bouud and could not como. Instantly tho fines tlon uroso from the bridegroom "whut am 1 golug to do?" The question was a serlotiB one for Undo Sam until a frlond suggested that u moskcnger be dispatched to telephouo for a man wlthpropor authority to come pusto haste and tie the knot. Just ot this period dinner was announced to tho Intonso delight of all tho guests and Undo S.;ni having been heard to re murk that "nil Is well thut ends well," presented his baud to tho beautiful blushing bride-elect and (followed by tho bridesmaids, Kfllo Lyon and Dora Lnrromure, and best men, Hub llrog don and Ilundolnh McDonald) led her to tho sumptions foust that had been prepared by the considerate hostess. After over) ono had dono full Justlco to the rcchercho dinner, tho guests re paired to tho homo of Mart Funning who hud given danco in honor of tho occasion. Dancing began at nn early hour and the festive sccno was nt its height when, ut nine o'clock, Judgu ltoberts ot Carlsbad, was announced and tho happy couple amid profound unlet was Immediately made ono. Af ter congratulations had been offered tho guy coniimiiy leturncd to their dancing until the first faint tttish of morning heralded tho coming of a now day. Hefreshments wero served at ull hours. Tho music was rondorcu uy Prof. Grlllln, his son and K. H. Lyon nf Carlsbad. Misses SiidIo und Maggie Hass, accompanied by their brother and Dolph tihuttuck, wore among, th) number present from Carlsbad. - GVl'HV. County Commissioners. It In actually n fnot that mora ! said politically In tint enunty In refer nnco to commissioners than nil tho other nlllcea nnmbliied, unit here Is whern the people are right for our com tnlsslnuers lies the foundation of our county government. Wlthu corrupt, set of enmnilssionrri nur puhlln affairs nro bound to bo corrupt, nud vice verea Ihls your the commlMlnucr will bo elected different, the law says: "Thut at the general election of 1000 thoro shall bo oleeled three county commissioners in each county of the territory of New Mexlon. The comtn Issiouors from tho llrst district shall bo elceted fur a term of four years from tho llrst day uf Juuuary utter tho elec tion. Tho commissioners from tho second and third districts shall bo elected for a term ot two years from tho llrst day ot January after tho clue tloui and that at the general election of IWi, there shall bo elected two comity commissioners ono from tho second district for a term of fuuryoara and ono srom tho third district lor term of two years and thut ut tho general election or UK) I, there shall bo two commissioners elected, ono from tho third district for a period of four years and one from tho llrst district for term of two yeurs. nnd thereafter, at euch getierul election, one of tho cotiu ly commissioners aucces-dvely, beginn ing with tho county commissioner ot of tho first oommlMloner district, shall bo elected for u period of four yeurs.' Stoves Repaired. Ml kinds of stovo repairing dono; wo rarry all roimlni stiuh us grates, bauks and dnmpers, and guarauteo every job. Lcavn orders at Parduo's. Ukam Si Monk, V dlseused liver declares itself by morosonrss, mentul depression, luck of energy, restlessness, meluncholy and constipation. Hhimink will restore tho liver to u healthy condlttou. Prlco COc. For salo at Kddy Drug Co, WcstTcxa Pair. On account of tho West Tex., Fair Abilene Tex., Sept. 25-20 1WX). A rats fone faro for tho round trip VIA Pecos Si V. A P. Ity Is uuthorlzud for tho nbovo mentioned occasion. Hato Carlsbud to Abilene arvl return 910.20 ell for train no 0 leaving Carlsbad at o'clock o. m. Sept. 25-2Uth Inclusive limit for return 10 duya from dute of salo. H. W, MAliTINDliM.. (LP. A. Lr.K WiniHTim. City Ticket Agt. Hegular preaching services eiu'h. Lord's day at 1 1 a. m, nud 7:.'K) p. m, ut the Huptlst church. You are Invited. Notice. , Strayed or stolen from nur pit sturo- a brown horse about Hi lunula high; hold lug brand on left hip ur shoulder, lazy S over J, other brands marked nut. Please report when seen to llnrvoy Hfp.1, J. I). Walker or W. U. JIHIKF. TOM K12TCHUM OUILTY. Ho Seemed to be Much Affccfeu by Tho Verdict. In tho trial of Tom Ketchum at Clay ton. for train robbery Suturduy, the Jury returned n verdict of guilty churned In tho Indictment, which, ac cording to tho lows of ths territory o New Mexico inllicta tho penulty death by hanging. Counsel for defense moved for a new trial, which motion was set for hear iug today. Ketchum was much affected by verdict, but his great ncrvo kept from making any demonstration. the him Sheepmen. Hemombcr that my Hambula rams will be at Carlsbad tho llrst week In October, also some flno Shopshlre Anr one wlshlnir lo buy sonio mlddlo aired merino ones will do woll to cor respond, or come to tto me. AildrPM. A. J. ClIAWt'Oltl). Carlsbad, N. M Fountain Pea, .ma Something f Vnn 9 Want. We have a line Hue of Fountain Pens, the only kind to have, -they, don't -clog' up and refuse lb work. They're haudy and always ready for ase. Drop In and look ut them, tliey nre lust hat you want, and prhea are right uvery tune. AUUNS. 1 Eddy Drug Co, 1 m MX Hoard and Lodging. Private boarding and mom ut eigh teen dollars per mouth. Apply ut Mrs, HIggs' near Hapllst church. Notice to Stockmen or Uanchcra. t have extracted hoiiut In B-gnllon eaOHatS. T. Hitting h hardwuru storu lor ui Kuw. ScodntN. Ill' A iule.' Ieptim Hrydut.thu painter, has put htmtk of glass nf ull sizes and Is prcpar ed to sell glass at half of whut it for merly sold In town.. , Die town board met luit night ut (ho city hull. For Kent. Plvo room stout! house west of town on Hobb place with some pasture prl velegos. W. C. HHirr. You ran bribo the appetite, but yaa oan not bribe the liver to do its work. You must bo honest with it, help it along a little now und then with a (Ipso of Hkiiiiink, the best liver regulator. Price CO cU. At Kddy Drug Co, The lluntlst church has nrntnged for HK-olnl service) to begin tho last nt this mouth. Hev. Geo. llruer, late or i-no lilx, Ariz will preaeh and slug tho giwHd. Plan t be in town w at the meeting. A Card. 1 Imve thrw little nnw in supiMirt and 1 would Ix glad tn get some plain sowing and tiilllliigi eould nwopt two momentum! a few boamem m l oaii earn a living for my children. Llva next house uorth of T. A. Hzell's. M.vrrm Hiil. Hndured Dcatli'a Agonies, Only a routing Ore enabled T.M Garretson, of San Antonio to lie down when attacked by Asthma, from which he tuffored lor years, lie writes his misery was often so great that it seemed he endured the agonhn ofdeathjbutDr King s New Diseov ery for Consumption wholly cured hla This marvelous meilelno Is the only Known cute for Asthma as wellM Consumption. Coughs end Colds, mm! all Throat, Chest and T,mg troubles. Price 5Vc and f 1.00 Guaranteed Trial bottles free at DrugRtoro.