Last week Joba RMflf4 e ry
! nrnl New. rnch in thtQuRdAluMi.Uo.iwwf of
I bait. .Teba K Wfonfd ft hta lobo
jMLVments, of llupo, was
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
Mis Jennie Pottw and mother are
hero from 1 Paso fd inovo their house.
, Hegulartfreachlnt' services at tho II.
5i. chfjroh jjcTrnorrow by thfcntw pastor,
Geo. 0. Btarkwcather hae been pro
moted to superintendent of the entire
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.
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
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
; The First National Bank of Carlsbad, (
? CARLSBAD,. rEW MEXICO.
I WniW", A.Vl1 I
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
II. K. HiiitNiut, Supt.
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
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.
for the Galveston
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
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.
ThlH collar Is
what you will
want If you're
This collar Is
able, Prlee. .
This U a chance to lay la a supply of
collars at a moderate cost. Tour site
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.
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
Hilly Anderson, of tho Guadalupes,
was visiting at the homo of Mr. Fields
last Saturday, In search of peaches und
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. -
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
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,
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
H. W, MAliTINDliM..
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.
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
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
Ketchum was much affected by
verdict, but his great ncrvo kept
from making any demonstration.
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
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.
Eddy Drug Co, 1
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
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
Plvo room stout! house west of town
on Hobb place with some pasture prl
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
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.
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.
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