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wat rmrt eeeta. iui n my aa ae-a Vlkff van Bone meal at the Union Mar ket You get the best service at the Star Stables. Don't fail to hear that good music Tuesday evening. Next week the political pot will commence to simmer. Lee Middleton was down from the mountains last Saturday. C. C. Harbert, the Monument sheep man, was in Tuesday. W. E. Thayer, the Guadalupe cowman, was in town yesterday. Men, Maids and Matchmakers at the opera house next Tuesday evening. Tobia and V. Gebhart of An drews Co., Missouri, were in town Tuesday, Artesia will shortly vote on a proposition to kick out saloons altogether. C. J. Jamei has been very ill . with la grippe at the home of his parents on Canon street Ed Tyson, foreman for the Hansford Cattle Co., was down from Arteaia Wednesday. Don't forget Tracy Roberts Hardware Co's new Harness and Saddle Shop, or the Big Store. . Will Merchant was out on the plains this week to fix fences and look over the political situa tion. t There is a bunch of kevs at tmf Bank Saloon waiting an owni er. 1 hey were found near the post office. Mrs. Dr. Parr will sing at ihe opera house Tuesday evening, as will also Miss Mollie Draper and Dr. Sellers. The brick layers, Messrs. Kay aer and Kapphan, who .were at ,! work on the jail, went to A rtesia last Saturday. . i Wtei&e1UBt received our new ; Farjn anJ Garden .Seeds. Every I thing fresh. vTracr4&berta Hardware Co. .' '.L. B. Hinson,. "representing the ) circulation and advertising de- partment of the Ft. Worth Rec- ord was in town Wednesday. J. W. Stauffer -was called by wire to Braymer, Mo., on account on the serious illness of his moth , er. He left Monday morning. Dr. Ervln, D. D. S., returned last week from the sad mission of accompanying his wife's re . mains to their old eastern home. W. P. Cochran who has been f . rn m m - in xorreon, Mexico, since Jan. 1, returned Tuesday. He says i trees are in full leaf in Torreon now. Now is the time to fix up for spring. We have a fine line of Wall Paper and Paints. .Let us ; ahow you. Tracy-Roberta Hardware Co. Lovers of good music should be - on hand at the opera house Tues day 18th, Carlsbad orchestra will show you what can be done in the music line. Mr. J. W. Price, of Artesia, was in town yesterday, and his J announcement for assessor will ' ' be found in this issue. A brief sketch of Mr. Price will be given next week. - Time to plant potatoes, onion sets and onion seed. Send for . . price list of field seed. Roswell, N. M. Don't forget Tracy Roberts Hardware Co's new Harness and Saddle Shop, or the Big Store. , Ambrose McCord was brought down rrom Artesia last Sunday charged with setting fire to a ..i railway car. His hearing is set for to-day. He was in the car at the time he set the fire. We have just received our new Farm and Garden Seeds. Every '. thins fresh. 'Trecy-Roberts Hardware Co, . Now is the time to fix up for spring. We have a fine line of Wall Paper and Paints. Let us show you. Tracy-Roberts Hardware Co. Miss Susie Moore, for four years the able assistant of Ex postmaster Fullen, departed last Saturday morning for the home of her parents in Portales. Don't forge Tracy . Roberts Hardware Co's new Harness and Saddle Shop, or the Big Store. M P. Kerr is improving as fast as can be expected for one who has been very ill. He ex pects to open up a small store if his health continues to improve. Mrs. Pearman, wife of B. F. Pearman. cashier of the Lake wood bank, is in the Anderson Sanitarium, having undergone an operation, and is doing well now. Joe Klaasner who came down from Roswell ten days ago and was taken with a relape of ty phoid, has been in the Eddy Co. hospital for ever since, but is convalesing now. When visiting Denver, stop at the new Hotel Alamo, corner 17th and Market Streets. Strictly modern, wiih elevator service. Public and private baths. Rates $1 per day and up. Mr. Burks, of the new town of Lovering, came in last might to have a plat of the town recorded the town is one mile south of the north line and- eighteen miles west cf the east line cf Eddy county. The Holloway Land Co., can sell your land as they have a chain of of Hess with men work ing for them in all the principal cities in the -east and northeast. Give them a trial. The sheriff has been busy the pant week summoning the petit jury for .the term of court to open here the' first Monday in March. Only a lew have as yet been served so the publication of the list must be deferred until next week. From the present indications there will be no grand jury drawn for this term. . : (' . ' t . The Current can safely recom mend the-new,Hotel Alamo; tur ner 17th apd Marked streets, Denver, as being strictly first class, with every modern ' con venience, and reasonable rates.' . a. J J. 1a. Writrht whn rauiAaA nr. Main Btreet near the Bructe reai- H Anno Aitui WAlnoaHatf ntfrht wsail ss wvsa i a, a v He was brought here last March in we last stages or consump tion, from Shelbina, Mo., to urhipK rtloPA hla wit) nnrl nliiM accompanied the remains, leav ing yesterday morning, uick Thome having prepared the body ior snipmenc. The Finlay-Pratt Hardware Company have secured the service of a first class harness and saddle maker, and will man. ufacture all classes of saddles and harness. A. E. Seigner was down from Amarillo a few days this week for a visit with his family. Siar is doing well in Amarillo in part nership with Ed Gross lavintr concrete siaewaius etc. We have just received our new Farm and Garden Seeds. Every thing fresh. . Tracy-Roberts Hardware Co, Tha Renann Rrmt. and Atriar cattle raisers in tha Rflnann nool nave contracted . their two year oia steers, aoout two thousand head, to Panliftrtrila nnrtiaa noar- Channing. Texas, for spring de livery, ine terms are private but the price is around $20 per head. This is considered a fair price, but this is a very fine ouncn ox steers. J. H. Stamps, the very effici ent U. S. postal mail clerk, for several years a res dent of Carls employed on the run to Amarillo has been Dromoved to a olace in the service with headquarters at Albuquerque and left yesterday to assume nis new duties. Mrs. Sumps is at the Anderson tani- tariun where she will remain for her health which in nonrlv. Mr. Ed. McCreawill take the run formerly held by Mr. Stamp4. Mr. J. C. Finley, of Wheeler, Co., Texas, came in with a crowd of land seekers Wednesday night there being about fifteen in the party of which five are from Pennsylvania, three from Okla homa and sven from Texas. Seven of the party took yester day's south bound train to look the Malaga county. Mr. Finley states that he ws very agree ably surprised at this section of country for all the way from Amarillo the train was fiilled with lying knockers; men who brazenly stated that Carlsbad was a dead town in an alkali flat full of sand. However he had a map and concluded the country j could not be much different; hut i wnat was nis surprise to nnu a country far ahead of anything on the north: a country where he could get better government land and a Detter and safer place to invest in irrigated lands, where no danger exists of a sudden termination of water as in an artesian belt, or like the country between Amarillo and Koawell where two or three dry years may depopulate the whole coun try. Geo. Bode and Kenneth Keeb- ler returned last night from a horseback ride to El Paao. They stopped at ranches and made the return trip in four days. Patrons of the Carlsbad opera house are enthusiastic in praise of the entertainment given by the rowelson Concert Company Tuesday night. All of the num bers were excellent acui the four members of the company were trained and talented and worked together in harmony. They were Miss Elizabeth Pickens, viollncellist; Mr. Calvin DaVoll. violinist, Miss Ethel .Ritchie, pi anist, Miss Mary Powelaon, read er and story teller. A per cent of the receipts were turned over to the Womans Club of Carlsbad under whose auspices the enter tainment was given. .. Jay Heard was in- town Wed nesday. ,!?. . t , A warrant was' issued ; from Judge Conntngham'scourt- last week for the :rrea6ljc)t Grover Kornesay. ,a sixteen uear old pupil jn the Dn$. Jk, school Houut via mnes vutii-iJi, ..monu ment and Deputy Lucas"' was. sent out to serve same, but the young maa bad skipeia Korn egay is charged with seriously stabbing tmd csttiw l4hs sthool teacher Mr. B. Fletcher who ' is at present very low from the loss oi blood from the wounds f iven him by young Kbrnegay. t seems the teacher undertook to punish a younger brother . of Graver's when Grover went at him with a pocket knife with the results as stated. Mr. Fletcher the teacher is a man of about fifty-five and is considered a good teacher. Deputy Lucas who returned Wednesday of this week states that the country east of Monument contains about 133 families and the school is crowded. Your horses get the best care at the Star Stables. Joel Heard, a nephew of A.' C. Heard, died in Pecos Wednes day, it Is said from the effects of a aoBe oi sirycnmne. joei naa been ailing and acting queer for some. time and it is likely he took the poison while a berated, or temporarily insane. He was a resident of Carlsbad for years ana had many friends, for to know Joei was to like him. Much regret is expressed by all who know him for his his terrible and sudden death. Next Tuesday evening Damon Lodge. K. of P. in Roswell will honor the 45th anniversary of Pvthianism with a "Western Supper" at which Grand Chan cellor Commander A. U. U (Ju;nn and wife will attend. Notice to School Directors. School d i r ectors throughout the county should take notice that the second Monday in March is the time they shall post notices of election for school directors to be held by thorn on the first Monday in April following. See Sec 1532, and Chap. 65, pp. 15!)- 160. M. P. Kerr, Supt. Schools, Eddy Co. Come in and See Lamps and Japanese China Ware Don't Stop at the windowbut come inside Finlay-Pratt Hardware Co. James W. Caither Dead. ' Died at his home near Monu ment, N. M. Wednesday, Feb. 5, James W. Gaithcr, at the ripe old age of 82 years. - Deceased was born in Owens boro, Ky.. . in 1826. While a small child moved with his par ents to Missouri, where he lived until. during the gold excitement Jn California, in 1850, he moved to that State. He later returned to Missouri afid ln.1856 was united 'in 'jnat rtage to Miss Maggie d Brevara daughter of Adlia 0. and Susan Brevara, who still survives him. fT4 moved td Texris in 1884 lining there twenty years'prior to. com ing to New Mexico... Deceased was a member of the Masonic order, since 1852 was also a member of the Methodist church south for almost fifty years. He leaves to mourn his loss besides the aged wife, four sons and two daughters. He was a good neighbor and citizen and held the love and respect of all who knew him. Presbyterian Church. Sunday School - - - 10 a. ni. Divine Service - 11 a. m. Christian Endeaver 7 p. m. Evening Service 7:30 p. m. - PITHY PARAGRAPHS. P It Is a bad lis n when a boy won't ituily, but good omed whea b wand to go to work. Bom fallows talk aa abarp and fall aa flat as tba piano player wbo par forma on tha black key. Pa aaya w bava many giant truat, but nona of thm approaches that of a truaUn' female for sickly saatlmtnlai spoon. Who a girl bands a fallow tha unit, ton and ba doesn't turn to drink, sba gets to talking about man being be yond underatandlng. Pa says It beats ail bow much soma men ean eat at a labia d'bota and bow little they oar for at aa a la carta restaurant. Ba careful when you toll your fel low that he Is pure gold that b doesn't think yon maa that ba baa a fallow streak la him. Quite a number of extra copies of this issue of the Current have been printed and are for sale at the drug stoies or this office. ma our Bargains in Catholic Services are held regularly every Sunday at both of the Catholic churches of Carlsbad. High mass and sermon in English at 10 a. m. every Sunday. Instruction in Christian doctrine at 3 p. m. Benediction after instruction. Mass at 7:30 a.' m. every morn ing during week days. Mass at 9 a. m. at the church of San Jose, for the Spanish speaking natives or others, on Sundays. . All are cordially invited to these services. .'! Notice of Suit, . ' : .: .; i.i !. ,(,'.. In Om Phtrkt Coert, Ejily County. Nw Mlro. t. H. Smith. ' 1 ' - '' ' ' '. ' ... ' Nd. M7I; ,. M. R. Willlum. . To M. K. William, tha af.tl.nt In th nbav ult. matins; You ara harabr notlnxl that thara haa baan AM aaalnat rou. In ttut ahuva namad court, a uil Iqr tha plaintiff, t. M Smith, numbarad Ml on tha durkat of aald court and atrial aa abnva. Tguara furthar notified that tha aald ault la for tha aum of IHM.I0, balanca dua for laaaa on car tel atura mum, tha aama bains known aa atur room No. I of tha Brunaoa II look on Pox Btraat In Cailabad, Eddy I ounly, Naw Maalco. and fur fifty dollar attornay'a faaa and auate of aulu You ara furthar notiflad that your uroparty haa baan attached and unlaaa you apnaar at tha ra turn day of thla publication which will ba tha Mh day of April, IWM Judaaroant will ba randarad aaalnat you by default and your aald property aa attached will ba aoM to aatief y auch Judgement. You ara furthar not I Red that aald ault la brousht to furaeloa a landlord' hrln on aakl pro perty ao attached. Plaintiff attorney' ara Maaara. Suja 4 Brio and thair realdonoa la Carbbad. Naw Meatao. ' In Witneae Whereof I nav Hereunto eat my hariS and altWed tha aaal of aald court at CarUbad. New Meatco. thra the mh day of rebroary, I.4M. a. I. Kobkbtb, Clerk, (Baal) Br O.K. Bkmson, Depute Notice of Suit. In tha Dialrlct Court. Eddy County. Naw Mole Dujac Drtoa, v. No. M, at. H William.. Teat. K. William, defendant In tha ahovo ult, sreetlns: You ara hereby notified that there haa bean ft led agetnat you. In the abwa named court, a ault by the plaintiff. Bum A Brlee, numbered IHV oa the docket of aald court and styled aa above. You are further notified that the ault I fur the I urn of JO.W aliased to have aacrued by reaeon of aarvloM performed aa attArney at law fur youC tha aald defendant In aakl ault at your apodal in. atanaa and reuueei and during the year of IUM, Yuu are further notified that unlaw you appear at the return day of thla publication which wltl bethatth day of April, luua. Judguient will be lenileied asaioet rou by default, flainUffa attorney ara Meaara. Huiae A Brica, and their raardenaa la Carbbad. New K ex lee. In Wltnaae Wbeoeof, I hava hereunto as my hand and afHaed tha aaal of aald court at Carl bed New Maateu. Uua the U day of rbruary, IMM, a L koauTa, Clerk, By a B. BSMauri, Deputy. - Feed for Sal. Alfalfa kafflr corn and other feed. Enquire of G. W. Swift, CarUbad, N. M.