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fee ,torte!i tonratt AND NEW MEXICO SUN SIXTEENTH YEAR CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, I 908. NUMBER IU DEPOSITS RECEIPTS IN LOCAL BANKS Station Agent Directed to Keep Their Receipt in Local Banks for Home Circulation. SANTA FE RAILWAY SYSTEM Adopts This Conservative Policy During the Financial Stringen- cy A Commendable Act. Topeka, Kas., Jan. 20. Since the financial stringency through out the country set in, the Santa Fe railway, to insure the prompt payment of its employees along the line, monthly, and to main tain public confidence, has caus ed its agents to deposit their daily receipts of cash and checks in the local banks. The usual rule is for the treasurer of the company to collect the money daily, by express delivery, the local banks using the pay checks 33 exchange and getting the cash back later, But this took the money away from home, and if followed during the stringen cy, would have kept it away in definitely; and so, November 7, E. L. Copeland, secretary and treasurer of the Santa Fe, noti fied the local banks and station agents that, until further orders the agents would keep all re ceipts in banks at home. In con sequence, the money has been kept in circulation at home; the merchants cashing the pay checks in settlement of accounts as usual, and the banks meeting them with the Santa Fe's own money. The effect of this has been to take care of employees promptly and also to inspire the public with added confidence in the local banks. The monthly payments at the larger divisions and shop points are $25,000 to $00,000; in Topeka $200,000. Naturally this money, going into the local banks daily, inspired renewed confidence and kept the money in circulation at home. Following the first pay day, November 15, the effect was instantaneous. Instead of with' drawing their money, the larger patrons of the banks continued to deposit. Following the sec ond payment, December 15, the smaller patrons renewed their daily deposits and now normal conditions have returned. In Oklahoma, during the week bank holiday, the agents follow ed the same special rule of ex changing with the banks, cash and checks, daily; the company making a special arrangement for the banks to issue sight ex change to iie agents in return. In this way, the money was kept at home and business went on as usuaL Speaking of the incident, to day, Treasurer Copeland said: "It simply is following out the Santa Fe's long established poli cy of helping the country which our lines traverse, from Lake Michigan to the Gulf of .Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. Our prosperity depends on the pros perity of the country which sup plies us with traffic, and so we stand by our people. Besides that, we having custody of a1 share of t h e currency of the country, for the protection of the local banks and merchants, felt it to be our duty to keep that money at home where it might be kept in circulation and where it has been kept in circulation." Continuing, Mr. Copeland said: "I am receiving information daily that the banks along the line are 'taking off the lid,' and the result is that they are in creasing their debits daily, and the withdrawals are the mini mum. The Santa Fe is only a forerunner of what other great corjwrations are going to do. Even the United State govern ment has come in with five mil lion dollars in Oklahoma to help the relief. The Santa Fe is pay ing this week in Kansas a mil lion dollars of state and local taxes, half of which will not be come due until June, 1908. In Missouri we pay this month. In New Mexico we pa d last month. So, from one source or another, the currency of the country is getting back into the hands of the local business men, and soon the lid will be off all over the land." The Very Best Stationery Eddy Drug Company Largest Drug Store In Southwest Accidentally Shot. Wednesday afternoon while a party of hunters consisting of Geo. W. Needham, Dick and Charlie Nelson and Carson Rat lift, were hunting in the foot hills about 85 miles southwest from town, George Needham re ceived a painful shot in the right right leg and foot by the acci dental discharge of a shot gun held by Charlie Nelson. The men were walking a little distance apart looking for small game, when in Borne manner the gun held by Charlie Nelson was discharged and the load Btruck George Needham, who was some thing like forty yards awav. in the right leg and foot, eighteen number five shot taking effect. A runner was sent in for Dr. C. M. Jones Wednesday night, who went out and dressed the wound and assisted in gettinor him to his borne a few miles west of town. The doctor reports Mr. Needham getting alonar as well as could be expected, and thinks that nothing serious will result from the accident. Who wants a nice residence in north part of town? Price $1,340. Holloway Land Co, MEXICAN MURDERED Juan Gualinda Murdered While Asleep in Bed Near the Home of Francisco Pompa. ANDREAS GOMEZ ARRESTED Gualinda Was A n Exceptionally Good Mexican, Being Honest and Always Employed. Juan Gualinda, the best Mexi can hTeabouta, was murdered by an unknown enemy Monday night about eight o'clock, while asleep near the home of Francis co Pompa on Main street on the south side of town, it being the second house north of Lee street. Gualinda was sleeping in his bed which he had placed inside the top boards of his wagon bed over which he had placed the bows and stretched the wagon nheet, his bed being on the ground. Francisco Fompa heard a shot between seven and eight, and supposed it was some one shoot- if the cheapeat at wrB a the mot atitfactory to we. If you do not know th from experience you can find k out by letting your stationery her. No matter whether you ute little or much you'll find your corres pondence and accounting easier to handle if we supply your atationery. We tolictt a trial order and confi dently expect it to remit in your be coming a regular cuilomi r hereafter. ing at a dog. It did not occur to him that it might be Gualinda's enemy, and Pompn did not know Gualinda was killed until Tues day morning when he went to awake him and found him dead with a bullet hole through his head. Gualinda had been working up at Avalon dam under Foreman Tom Pope and wasdrawing$2.00 per day, living in a shack and batching. Last week, Monday, Gualinda found thai his shack had been broken into and a rifle taken. He at once .accused a Mexican named Andreas Gomez and his compadre. Gomez and his partner then got angry and threatened to kill Gualinda. Gua linda then told Tom Pope he must quit work for they would kill him he having sworn out a search warrant and put the offi cers after Gomez. After quit ting work he said he would go to Texas and get away from Gomez and the others. Francisco Pompa went up to the dam with Gualinda and se cured all of his personal effects from the shack and Gualinda in tended to get out of the country for he said he knew he would be killed if he remained. Gomez was arrested charged with the murder of Gualinda and is now in jail. When the body of Gualinda was found, in his right hand he held a revolver which on exami nation showed it had not been discharged. Whether this was placed in his hand or that he held it there to use for protec tion in case of attack, is not known. The trail of the murder er showed that he ran to the alley and then to the street where all sign was obliterated by other foot prints. An inquest was held over the remains the result of which is as follows: "We the unJersigned justice of the pence and jury who sat upon the inquest held this 21st day of January 1908 on the body of Juan Gualinda found in Precinct No. 1 of the county of Eddy, Terri tory of New Mexico, find that the deceased came to his death by reason of a gunshot wound on the head inflicted between the hours of seven and eight o'clock p. m., Jan. 20. J.K)8, committed by parties or party to the jury unknown. Signed, N. Cunningham, J. P. E. J. Sheltneck. W. K. Owen I J. D. Walker . Ed. Toner Jury W. 11. Bass J.l. Simpson ' Gualinda was an exceptional Mexican, being sober, saving and reliable. His bank book showed a balance, at the First National, of $204.00 while another showed $69.00 in the Bank of Dayton and another a balance at Pecos. The remains were embalmed and held by Undertaker Thome, awaiting ttie disposition of his relatives, if he has any. A Lucky Railroader. Conductor W. J. Gossett and wife and little daughter, Violet, of CarUbad, came up Saturday morning and visited friends until Monday night, as the guests of Agent J. W. Cunningham and family. They visited their fine tract of land a few miles west of town and viewed the spouting gusher which has recently been brought in. This is one of the best wells in the valley, the pure, white, crystal water mounting to about forty inches above a 6 1-2 inch casing. Mr. Gossett intends to make an ideal country home of the place. The land is as fine as can be found, all under a good wire fence, and there is now fifteen acres in alfalfa, and a young or chard of something like 400 trees and Mr. Gossett is arranging to begin the erection of a commodi ous dwelling in a short time. Mr. Gossett and his estimable lady are much pleased with the outlook and are already planning for their future residence upon their splendid home. Lake wood Progress. Mind Your Business! If you don't nobody will. It ia your buinea to kep oat of all the trouble 7oo oan and you can and will keep out of liver and bowel trouble if you take I. King's Vew Life Filla. Thy keep btliouaneea, malaria and jaundice out of your ayatem. Vt, at Eddy Drug Co. PRESCRIPTION COMPOUNDING Require accuracy, abaolute accuracy, to produce the reaulta your phyaician aeeke. Absolute accuracy we guarantee in Ailing preerriptiona, beeauae of our thorough ayalem of aafeguarda and checka. A prescription brought to ua carriea an insurance policy of accuracy. The Star Pharmacy aervica ia preorip Uon insurance. THE STAR PHARMACY The Quality Drug Store Phone No. IS. Fine Winter Lambs. Down on the Holies farm six miles south of Carlsbad can bo seen a sight worth going miles to see, especially if the sight-Beer is a breeder of that useful ani mal, the sheep. Early in the fall Manager Bry ant sowed several acres to tur nips, rape, rye, oats and other forage stuff, so as to have green feed of a juicy kind all winter. Then about a month ago he had 300 old toothless ewes, which were brought in from the Plain during the summer, put on the green feed where they commenc ed dropping lambs, of which 150 have already come, are from a day to a month old, and there are 150 more ewes to lamb. The month-old lambs are as large as some two-month-old lambs raised on the range. Twenty of the ewes brought twins, while one brown one has dropped her third set of triplets and every lamb was saved, making 173 lambs from 150 ewes, or over 120 per cent so far. Mr. Bryant otters a prize of $10 for a tooth found in the bunch of 300 ewes. On ac count of the age and size of the ewes they are exceptional milk ers and the lambs are gaining about one pound each day. The lamb will, be fattened for the spring market and the ewes will be nut on green alfalfa in the spring and sold for mutton later on. As will be remembered Mr. Bryant secured the first prize for fat lumbs at the Chirago fat stock show, and will undoubtedly top the market with hit early spring Inmbs. To Build Reaervoir. F. L. Hopkins of Carlsbad was here this week looking over his splendid place four miles west of town, and was mo well pleased that he withdrew it from the market, ar,d decided to make substantial and lasting improve ments. There is already a fine flowing well on the place, and Mr. Hop kins arranged to begin the work of putting in a large reservoir, in order to increase the facilities for irrigating purposes, and to put the entire place in a high state of cultivation. We think that Mr. Hopkins has taken the right view, and feel sure that he will be abundantly successful. -Lake wood Progress. The Holloway Land Co., can sell your land as they have a chain of offices with men work ing for them in all the principal cities in the east and northeast. Give them a trial.