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LOCAL NEWS. mm rmmt mmi, vmwt mm mm ra tout m: John Hewitt ia in Colorado Springs, Colorado. C. S. Aycock left this morn ing for a business trip to Know les. Mrs. VV, B, Rice, of Dixieland, Texas, is visiting Mrs. Sam Rice. Geo. M. Cooke, cashier of the First National, visited 1 Paso this week. All the latest books of fiction, romance and Sdventure at the Eddy Drug Co. Frank and Sam Jones were in yesterday from Rocky. They report conditions gcod. Sam M. Thompson, a young at torney from the north was a Carlsbad visitor yesterday. County Treasurer W. II. Mer chant visited with his parents in Abilene, Texas, during this week Dr. Boatman reports the birth of a fine baby girl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Nevinger last Saturday morning. All business houses closed from two to four Wednesday afternoon in honor of Hon. M. 1. Kerr's funeral. Dr. G. Pinnall. of Dayton, was , a visitor here this week, coming i fiown weanesuay anu returning this morning. Geo. Bruce, this week, began the construction of a neat three room cottage immediately north of the ice plant, for F. G. Tracy. P. S. Steen. who was here for some time last year, going to Midland, Texas, in -July, re turned Tuesday from that place. Sweet potatoes Bhould be bed ded soon. Price list of Field Seed now ready. Roswell Seed Co., Roswell. N. M. T. J. Fitzgerald came up Sat urday from the Ezell ranch nt the state line and reports stock lown there looking well. C. G. Watson, of La Mesa, Dawson county, Texas, spent a few days here this week, pros pecting. He contemplates re turning soon. Albert Love had a serious at tack of heart trouble, Tuesday, which rendered him unconscious for a time, and confined him to his bed a couple of days. AH the latest books of fiction, romance and adventure at the Eddy Drug Co. C. F. Bucy, who has been in the employ of Joyce-Pruit Co., at this place for some time, left yesterday m o rning for Los Angeles, California. Just received a big shipment of late books of romance, storied history and adventure. Arthur Ilolloway, the real estate man. purchased the Grand restaurant yesterday and took possession today. It id for sale; make him an offer. The Carlsbad Deeded Land Co. this week Bold one half of block 21L Spencer's addition to the town of Carlsbad, to S. R. Salt onstall,, Consideration $250. Chas. Markley came in Wed nesday from his El Paso county ranch, some seventy miles southwest, to procure supplies, departing on the return trip this morning. Judge T. S. Hunt, of Araphoe, Oklahoma, probate judge of Custer county of that new state, was the guest of Capt. Bujac Tuesday. The judge may con clude to locate. J. E. Flynn, of Iowa, was in town this week and closed his deal this week with Harper Silli man for GO acres near Otis. He returned to Iowa and is prepar ing to move here. The first water for irrigation was distributed Thursday, Dr. Doepp and Iuie Lange were the first to ask for water. Both have prepared land for the planting of oats and alfalfa. ODOOPDDQ L. W. Bartholemew, who has been here two years in the em ploy of the Reclamation service, left Monday for Roswell, hav ing been transferred to the Hondo project. Mrs. Demitra Pena, residing six miles south of town, died Monday and the remains were kid to rest Tuesday from the Catholic church at San Jose, the native village south of Carlsbad, Rev. Robt. Kalt officiating. The Current can safely recom mend the new Hotel Alamo, cor ner 17th and Market streets, Denver as bein strictly first class, with every modern con venience, and reasonable rates. Green Ussery, the genial cow man, is an adherent of the strenuous life. He has been plowing on his place in Ia Iluerta this week, endeavoring to kill the Bermuda grass, which has gained a strong foot hold, preparatory to planting an orchard next full. J. V. Armstrong was appoint- on county superintendent at a special meeting of the board of commissioners yesterday, rel. 27. to fill out the unexpired term of Supt. Kerr, deceased. C. R. Brice was also appointed to fill mt the unexpired tern? of Pro bate Judge Armstrong. section ranch in Texas. Plenty water, fine grass land, one-half r two-thirds tillable. Cn. a nt " (Will in 'Ati ihivu friim ivi,. 1 1. ixk One-fourth cash, balance time, Ilolloway Lind Co. W. R. Hudibunrh. of St. Jo- seph. Mo., this week purchased the Ilolloway place three miles below town, throiiRh the Carls bad Deeded Land Co. Mr. Hud itmrgh will convert the place in to a large stock feeding farm, being a man of much means. The price paid was $4,500. Pete Ruark happened to a very painful and serious accident Sun day. He had cleaned bis oat with some gasoline, and thinking it had evuporated. put the coat on and struck a match to light his pipe. The coat cauirht fire, and in getting it off Pete burned both hands badly, and, as a con sequence, has been suffering quite a great deal from the ef fects of the burns. , Mr. Seth Alston, of Mot ument. was in town Wednesday and de posited the necessary to insure weekly visits or this paper for the ensuing year. Mr. Alston has recently completed a busi ness course in the Dallas com mercial school, and is one of the bur sheen men of the Monument country, having bought the A. J. Crawford sheep some years ago. The statement of the National Bank of Carlsbad appears in this issue. II. A. Houser. president of this strong institution, is proud of the fact that they have gone through the panic without borrowing a dollar, have no money loaned to officers or directors of the bank, and still carry .'16 jper cent cash reserve instead of IS as required by law. Oscar Thompson, the well known Plains stockman who was in town Monday and Tuesday, has purchased an interest in the Ilolloway Land Co. This com pany has offices at Lamesa and Orla, Texas and Carlsbad and Knowles, N M., besides being represented at many other (mints. No other agency for lands have as large a selection of lands, for the Ilolloway Land Co. has some thing for the large or small home seeker or the speculator who wishes a good investment. Cuno Scheel, of Chicago, has purchased the northea t quarter oi me vineyard stock r arm sec tion, winch is a choice piece of land. He will locate and make extensive improvements in com pany with his brother, both of whom, though natives of Chica go, have been brought up in Ger many oy tneir irrand parents, their parents having died when they were young. Having reach ed their majority they returned from Germany to take charge of their estates tn Chicago, which ore vuite extensive. Mr. Laing and others who came recently from Chicago- prevailed on the young men to Invest here. J. W. Campbell, one of the most patient sufferers from lunjr trouble ever in Carlsbad, died at three p. m. Monday at his home next door north of Fred Dear horn on Halagueno street, aged thirty-seven years. He came here from Humbolt. Kan., some time during the past summer accompanied by his wife and three little children. About Jan. 1st, he started a grain, feed and fuel business with Mr. Kilgore as assistant, but his healt h con tinuing poor he closed out grad ually until the day he died only a small remnant wan left, which was sold to other dealers. A nephew, D. C. Cation, arrived from Humbolt Monday night and only learned of his uncle's death after arriving. The remains were embalmed by Undertaker Thorne and were accompanied by his wife, nephew and three chil dren to their former home, de parting Wednesday morning. Will Rogers and Barney Beach recently shipped a car loud fir nuiro nf homos to Ak in. Oklahoma. In a letter to the Ezell boys, Barney says they sold them readily, consuming! only about ten days in disposing of the major portion of them, and that they are about ready 10 start back. This sale seems toi have a tendency to contradict the theory entertained by many hereabouts, w h o are of the opinion that horses are on the decline. We have 4H0 acres ! miles west of Carlsbad; patented land, with fine dam and reservoir and indi vidual irrigating plant, tine land, four room frame dwelling, nil tillable land. Price $12.hni. half cash, balance one, ttvo and three years. The finest fruit land in New Mexico. Ilolloway Land Co. Jack for Sale. A fine Maltese Jntk fourteen and a half hands high. 12-4 John Nevinger, An entertainment and basket supper at the Florence school house, last Friday night, netted $ii5 for the ministerat that place Billy O'Niel, the popular Mon ument cow man. was in town a couple of days this week. Yancy Kemp was in from his ranch, seventy ttiihs northeast, yesterday. J. W. Gamel. of the Joyce Pruit Co., returned from his eastern trip lueMlay evening, having purchased nn immense ppring stock for Unit big house. Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Sain Rice this morning, February 2H, a son. For Sole. Two young well broke mules. Enquire here. Ordinance No. SI. An ordinance to prevent loitering1 or loafing upon any mini"! ground nt Carlsbad and to place - ml grounds un der the rare of the Mif 'imtendent of public schools unil prevent inter ference with the pupiM of the school by outsider iiml to jToscrjbe proper punishment foi iho volution of the ordinance Ho it ordained by th. nounl of trus tee of tiie town of I .o Ishad: tut: That it ahull be unlawful for any person to toiler r loaf uhii liny school grounds, within the corjiorate limits of the town tit ! arlsbad during the session of such public school after lie i nit warned by the superintendent or any teacher of said school to leave such ground. -.2nd: Block No '" "f the town of Carlsbad being the public school grounds of said town is hereby iiiadtf private proverty and subject to the control of the superintendent of the CarlHhad public school. 3rd: It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to come upon or near any school grounds, we hin the corpor ate limits of the town of Carlsbad, ami induce or attotnr' to induce uny pupil n f any school w i'liin said town to leave said grounds u full to attend UMn such school. 4th: Any person violating sections 1 and .'I of this act shall U guilty of a misdemeanor ami unon conviction therefor shall be lined in any sum not less than $10 (Ml nor more than $.MMI. 6th: This act shall he in force from and after live days from the date of its publication. Passed and approved thia 20th day of February, Attest: A. It. O'Qi'lNN, J. H Hahvkv. Ma; or. Keoordcr. The foregoing ordinance is approved thia Lilth day of February. I'JOH. A. It. O'Qi'lNN, Mayor. It is Time for You to Begin Spring Work Everybody knows the John Deere Line of Agricultural Implements. We have a full line of them, as well as the P. & O. Plows and the Celebrated Peter Schuttler Wagons A full line of General Hardware. Finlay-Pratt Hardware Co. Mist Moore Entertains. I In response to invitations, of a' , . . . , Unique nnd novel nature in the form of poetry, the Carlsbad , ' . , , young people, to the number oi about forty, tWelltV Couples, . , , . , ... tlliereii m me nome? ui nun.i Mary Moore on Canal Street, last Saturday night, the 22nd, Washington's birthday. The houso was neatly and tastefully 1 decorated in Hags and dimuni- tive pasteboard hatchets, in honor of the day, while in a( conspicuous place on the wan, hung a large portrait of tho father of his country. Differ ent forms of nmusement, in the way of literyry tests in regard to the life and works of Wash ington, were indulged in, hand some prizes being awarded to the winner of each test. The lucky young ladies who landed territorial statutes shall .. . ... ,,. ; vote ut said election, tic lnsiks for the prizes were Miss Horeiice which are now openut iheoiiice of N. McKeen and Miss Halite Beck- t'umiingrmm. iusti... of the peace ut w . .lii I the court bouse in ( urlsliad. New Men- ett. MUSIC Was furnished by ; ini, under the control i.f the o,.wii.g several of tin young ladies i u''r'' "J registration regularly iips,mt. , .,. . i . led bv the Imiird of trustees of the tow present. Miss Jenny Linn neingiuf Caruimd m regular session usm tho nriiicitml artiste. A feelinir i '"'I. . N Cunningham. Chas. II. , , , , . oi general good nunior ami sociability prevailed throughout tho evening, and e v e r y one, seemed to catch the infection of joviality early, thus furthering! and perpetuating it. aintyj refreshments were served ami , the guests departed ut a late hour feeling that they had never spent a more enjoyable evening. Even From the Mountains. Ilnllard's now Liniment Is pndsed for the good it tines. A sure cure for Itheinutism and all poins. Wpight W. Loving, ttruntl Junction, t oli., writes: "1 used llallurd's Know Liniment, last winter for Itheumatism and can ice. mi mend it as the best liniment on the mar ket. I thought, ut the time i was taken down with this trouble, that it would be a week Icfore I could get ahout, but on applying your l.imitneut several times (luring the night. I was ahout in IH hours and well in three days." At Kddy I irug Co. Notice to School Directors. School direct jrs IhrouKhout the county should take notice that the second Monday in March is the time they Bhall post notices of election for school directors to be held by them on the first Monday in April following. See Sec. 1532, and Chap. 65, pp." 1511-150 School Laws l'J07. John V. Armstrong. Superintendent Schools, Eddy Co Notice of Election. Notice I hereby given t ull u.;nlitlcd , voter of the town of I HrlHlmil, r.ddv County, Territory of New Mexico. Unit ''"'I" '.' Tuesday Ai.nl I '.a is, which will he tin- hrst Tuesday in ( Apt it. mi election in nn.i f..r the town of f-r the purpose of clectum ' the following olhcer for mini town to. t due Mayor to serve two years. One Kec.irder to serve two years. '.Hie Marshal to serve two jears. Two Trustee to serve four years. One Trustee to serve two years to till the vacancy of I'odd llarber resigned Two members ol the lloardof Kducu It ion to serve two years l One member of the Hoard of Kducn 'tlon tn serve four years Said election to be held ill manner and form us provided bv the statute of the Territory of New Mvxico. The poll which shall be located nt the town hall it said town shall be open from i o'clock u. m until H o'clock, p. m under direction and control til' the follow nn' j'ldges, to wit. : tieo. M Cendleton, V. I.. Iloi.o, N A. Inylor, the same having been regu lar appointed by the Hoard of Trustee of the town of Carlsbad in regular ses. aion ussembled Only those voters w ho rave liccii previously registered ac- Jones and W. It. Owen, which said board of registration is fully governed bv the statutes of the Territory of uro Ulllj correction KT . - i . .: .. . . A. It o n linn, Mayor. J. II. Harvey, It. order. Big System Projected. Fort Worth, February 17. - One of the largest railroad project under taken in rerent year is the licnver, i Northwestern ami Pacific, which pro- pose to bjild from here West lV miles to 'urlsbal, N. M.. north to Oeiiver and thence to San Francisco. The right of way from Fort Worth to Carlsbad already hi been purchased, ) J Moifatt, the Iienver railroad "i-." , Voak magnate, hacked by li e tiould anil urn interests, will build the line. The necessary funds - Hiki,'.ihi,()ijo are said to have been fully subscribed, and construction will commence from this city within two mouths. Agents of Mr Moifatt are here to obtain land and other concession The new line will cross the Wichita Valley, tliu Orient and Texas Central roads, und will parallel the Texas ami I'acilic lying I0u miles to the south also a (iould line. This new road will tap the richest corn, cotton und cattle section in Texas, through which no railroad now runs. The road will oerate in romectitioii with the Colorado and Southern, and seek to carry the agricultural product of Texas and Colorado und I'acilic oust markets. I n co rporation will take place in Denver, where genera', ofllces will bo in a i n t a Ined. Fort Worth will be the eastern terminus.