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AND NEW MEXICO SUN
SIXTEENTH YEAH CARLSBAD. NEW MEXICO. FHIDAY MARCH O, I U08. NUMBER SO PAT GARRETT KILLED Slayer of Billy the Kid Himself Slain Result cf Quarrel With Ranchman Near La Cruces. DIES WITH HIS BOOTS ON Terror of Outlaws in Old Days in Lincoln County Killed in a Dispute Over Goats. Hlss-ml In Allni'iurniutf Jmirnsl. Las Truces, N. M., Fi b. 2S - I'ut (iurritt, veteran pghter nf the fron tier days in New Mtxic, ex-bhcritT of Lincoln county, vx-cullcc tor of cus tonm at El Paso, friend of President ' Koosevclt ami famed an the slayer of ''Hilly the Kill" was shot ami almost inHluntly killed at 11 III! thin morning four niilfn northeast of Las ("ruccs hy a young rum-hmiin named Wayne lira- .cle. The killing wan the result of a quarrel over tin- lease of a ranch liy (iarrett to Itrazele, (iarrett ulleging that Itrazele wan pasturing gnats Wi the land, in violation of a contract. rlraxcle surrendered himself to Sheriff l.uecro here uial wan lislgcd in the county jail, af'er lie hail made a statement declaring the killing was done entirely in self defense An impicst wail held thin afternoon ami the coroner's jury returned a ver dict to the effect that (iarrett had come to liiri death us the result of wound inflicted hy a revulvtr in the hands of Lruzele, in self defense Cinrrett hud heen on u visit to one of his Organ mountain ranches, and I was returning toward I. as Cruces, driving in a buggy with a man named AdaniBon. They were overtaken hy Iirazclo, riding horseback. Words passed Let ween the two men and fin ally accord" g to Adamson the Hole eye witness, (iartctt picked up Ilia uK.it. run r . ,1... t....t .1... ...a ci,.i'i4w.t nil, .it ,ini, ii buckhimrd, saying: d you, if I can't get you off my ranch oneway. 1 will get you oh another." As he pointed the gun toward II aele the latter instantly drew a 41 ralitier Colts revolver and 'ired twice in ipuck . succession. ( Ine l.uilel passed through (iurretl's left breast, piercing the heart, and the other passed through the head, ciueiing between the eyes, (iarrett's deaili was piui -tit-ally instan taneous. iliu.ele at once turned the six shout er on Adamson, tli timmiiiig that he take him at once to Las Cruet s and tell the story of the killing exactly us it happened. The body of (iiirrctl was left lying hy I ho roadsido and almut 4. in the afternoon it was drought into the city. Immediately on reach ingles Crucen Itrazele Hurrendered himself und uside from the cisd dec laration that the nhooting was in nelf defense Would nay little of the affair At the corom r'a ir.qut t Adumion exactly corrohoruted Ilruzele'a account of the tight. Iiarrett wa standing ni the ground by the buggy when he made the grab for the ahotgun which cost him his life, lie fell beside the vehicle with the rhotgun tlaspej in hi hands, The quarrel between the two men was an old one, and (iarrett, it is laiit, had previously threatened to take the matter Into court. It la laid both i men went armed in anticipation of just rut nroiuu to iiiiiivniiuii ui just such an encounter and Adamson testifies that on leaving the Organs, Garrett loaded his shotgun, saying that "he might need St" before they got to Us Cruces Itrazele, who Is a stock raiser, has always borne a good reputation and has newer sought trouble, according to his friends here, lie says that he did not draw his six shooter until (iarrett had reached for his shotgun. As (iarrett was a seasoned fighter and quick on the draw, it was only by his own marvelous quickness that Itrazele saved his life according tu Adamson. Seldom has Las Cruces seen such excitement as followed the news of the tragedy today. Fat (iarrett war one of the best known and most pic turesqua men in ths southwest and had hosts of friends. Brazsla is also a h. pular man and owing to the eir- cunistaiicea of the shooting there is apparently little ill feeling ag'iinst , him. 1 I'nt (Vnrrett was sherilf in V.ln 'oln County, Now Mexico, in the early HVk and his campaign againit cattle met iers was replete with daring arrests, pitched battles and Moody cnmtmters with the cattle thieves. The U'st known of his experiences wtis tluit when an t.l'Wr of tin law he killed "Hilly the Kid." who. after killing, according to some reports, two score of men, was lodged in the terri torial - nitotitiary, only toet-ciipe. Iarrett tisik up the hunt anew as soon bs he learned of the escape, and located the outlaw at Maxwell's ranch near Carrhtozo (iarrett was in the room where "The Kid" was to come Ion r ndezvoti, and as the outlaw stepN'd into the place, his gun drawn and covering (iarrett, the oiricer killed him (.iarrett fulfilled Ins own prophecy that he would die with his boots on. Garrett rame to Lincoln comity in l.s and went into the cattle business, gaining su.'h a reputation for nerve us a cowlmy that in IHWI he was elected idicriir of Lincoln county. It was one lynrlater that he killed "Hilly the Kid," and broke tip the notorious gang of outlaw cattle thieves in the county. He was later sheritr of liona Ana county for two terms, was captain of rangers in Texas, and four yeurs ago was appointed by his warm friend, I'resident Roosevelt, collector of cus- Toilet Goods r Eddy Drug Company Largest ....1.M..MMkMM torn at LI Tuso, holding the nfllee fori Lenten Services, two years. Since that time he .aT been in the ranching und mining bust. The Letiten rvioe.s Were lir nesa in liona Ana county. He was in-1 tfijti at (Jraee I liurcll on A.sh- t'rely fearless, cim.I in emergencieH, u rh:,;;;:;;:;:; lent in Boutheaitern New Mexicu wi , n,'v'r "rgotten he wa a quiet, un- i au"nj man and hud friends all over the territory, bin enemies respecting hi,n " n,Ul'h M" friends, "ll'"y the Ki,L" thw ringleader of ! ln" '"'" eounty outlaw, had Hornet 1 murders tu his credit, ami at iTTOiune ne was niiica wait accompan ied by Tom I'ickett, Tom O'Falliard, Have Hudahaugh and Charlie llowda, all with long criminal records. U Fab iiard wan afterward ahut and killed by tiarrett, a hit was attempting tu draw ... .... 1 I " " .Hint at Conspiracy, El I'aso, Texas, Feb 29. - Friends of t (iarrett in Las Cruce claim that his death is the result of a eonsi.iraev i ne uuciare uial ne was shut li st in the back of the head, and then in the Oreasl alter he full, pointing out thut the wound in the breast was ma.le hy a bullet that ranged upward from the seventh rib and came out between the shoulder blades. They say that his shotgun was load ed with bird shut, and ttiat he was not a man who would turn his back to the man he was preparing to kill, or to give him an opportunity to shoot him in the back of the head. The news of the death of Pat Garrett was received with the greatest Inter- est here yesterday. iarret lieiitg know n to ail the old tuners ami many nut so old. The news clued wide spread regret, and a feelim of deep personal loss to man as (iarrett had many warm frieinis in .Mleni'icr que The manner of his death ha .i caused a gonil ileal if speeiihltioti, many being inclined t- belp ve tha' there Is more about t.e i urnstwii-es of the killing yet to he .li-.ee ere "1 enn't uial r.tj4ii ! r..v t liar ret I wnul.l be reacbir if "Mr into n buggy fira gun, Jumping mi' with n Kuoinhis hand ir Vheiwi-e giving his opponent first chance to shoot." said a well known cilt.v tl yesterday. "There is something q ie. r -about it utid t lie story of the Killing doe not fit in witti (Iarrett's It f long methods of fighting. Fnrthern -o, it was red like iiarrett to lose h' hea I and make u bum play like that, r.o mutter wluit the ijispute was about " "I'ut iiarrett wass g md fellow, and it's it pity lie bad to go." was the gen end cieiiinent in this city last nikht 'among '.:' wh'i f' '" I res.ected the doughty front ierstnaii We linve -180 ncn-s ! inilcs west )f Ciirlsliiul: patenii'il Intnl. with fine il:im ami reset voir ami imli viiltial irriatinp: plart. line luiul, four room frame ilwillitiy;, all tillable lan.l. Trie.' t'li(MK, half cash, halance one, tv. ami three year. The fmet fruit luml in New Mexico. Hollowiiy F.and Co. Stand High t In l'p"rtaM e ari' rg ipl. of re lincmetit. In mvititi't you to exam ine those otT- red here we are assur ed of your approval if ymi honor us with a call. We are known as lis 1'cnsc rs at only tie j.iiuvt Drills and Medicines When we gu ii!i:tee that our ti i let goo Is and 'Kinti 'tis mat. d o ir drugs io c1. n .o'ter it tneaiis (hero tir - po !i. i . i to he hud anv uhete a1 e" pi ' Dm y.tor.' in Southwest j mm mmmttMmmM WedlienilaV ami mi Friilay KeV uw.n I WTVlceH Bt the c hurch at four o clock on all r rulays till ralm Sunday. Special announcement! will be mnde later for the week before Ivister. All persona are cordially invited to these bervicea a well as tie Sunday Her vices Mr. Marshall proposes to make the entire work of Lent in the nature of a spei iul mission with "The Call of the Father" an the theme. lie invites the presence and co-operation of all Christians in the work and should be Klud if attendance at his Lenten mis sion shall semi them hack to their own church work with a broader view of Cristian Broth erhood amonK i he various church es and a very deep wense of The I Call of the Father. The Women's Auxiliary will conduct study classes on all Wed nesdays during Lent at the rec tory at 3. P. M , and all women are invited to attend. All the latest books of fiction, romance and adventure at the Eddy Drug Co. FARMERS' INSTITUTE The Carlsbad Farmers' Institute Society Hold nn Interesting Seii n at Malaga. The Car! il.nd Farmer Insti t Ue S'h'i -ly met at Malajr i !;it MMriuy nt 2 i. rn. I he meet- i inr was piv.-ddetl over by C. W. I'.eeinan. prfid-nt. and I. 11. Sutherland, wrn laiy. A very ifitei stitiir address was delivered by linn. A. N. Pratt, on "Irriga tion in the Hawaiian I.lamls" where he epent si year on n i igar pi intati tti. iV if. Tinsley spoke, and answered question on "Soils and the Kllect of Al ktili. Considerable d i s c ussioit by F. !. Tracy and oth-, (level vii the duty of this valley t: the Irrigation Co'wress ' held in Albi,Ueiii:e 'i-'Xt O'-to-ler. It w a s uracil bv ,,ro' Tinshy that all endeavor to pro. duce some fruits, vek'etables or grains to send to Alhuiiuerque this fall, for many who vro will see people carry away prizes on products that iniiiht be easily ex celled in t'ds valley. It is now Up to the people here to do some tiling', that they may not be sor ry after the cone ress is held. Oh motion the pi'espient of the sia i ety appointed the follow xnyc com mittee to gather articles ami generally superintend ti e work of representing this portion o( the I'ecos valley: La Iliierta. I. 11. Sutherlan 1. Carlsbad, I. S. Osboi ne. Otis. V. W. Caltm. Fli.r.'m'e. Mr. Hall. Malaga. Mr. Ulair. The eirtimitt-i will call mi fame rs and en leav.ir I i w-irk lip etlt ll'lMilstM '.i the A.il'k u ri pti i iit iMuii at .,bip'iiM'pp'. The n.ei tiii!' was ilti iiile I tiy H'lite a number from mar M il i pa besi -s Mes-rs. A. N lv.it U F. (!. Traey. l ied IiearWii. M. Kwei's, 1'ii.f, Titi-lev mid several others from up the rmtd. Malaga is imiu'ov ing fast, there laving lieeri built during the past six month several new houses including u large hotel now in course of construction. Also a well 'M feet deep f ur liishit g goial water. Mr. Willis Cadwell is postmas ter and gives excellent natisfac tion. Amonir the new people who have cast their lot in Malaga are Mr. Shadinger who has purchus- ed land and is busy improving on name. Mr. Hlair. formerly of Artesia, has purchased the How i ker place of about U(M1 acres. Mr. j Kpperson, the blacksmith, has , purchased forty acres, also lots in town and Iras a shop erected of of blocks made of gypsum ce ment and gravel. Malaga has a tine school pre sided over bv Prof. Clarence Miller and Miss Florence Hutch inson and the directors are busy planning for an addition which will be erected shortly. Owing to the fact thut the ho t'd wus not complete, visitors were taken in charge of Messrs C. W. Ueeman and F. Ander werth who made the stay very pleasant, showing them over the improvements on the ditch where concrete .work is oeing pushed to SQUARE SEALING Star I'hnrniiiey levvice is an untiling effort to cie v. t i ustemer a n'inre deal for tl eir money. Any itre t irg thut ib serves a1 n nnve, n'nl desi rv s t win succi ss, and w id win. How well I'H store has won out in il i two j.-.ir-' l''!.i.es tarier t .r.n.f that it i w.iy of til ing bii.tni'ss is the S uine liealn g way. That n, stiivimr to i'ii the highest o'mhlj in gis ds (mil service ntid all lit a f.nri.nce forgisiiN. This grow this sroig evidelice. We Would lie el.nl to add oil lo our list 'f cuilolners. THE STAR PHARMACY I UK UI All I V 1'Olt K ,,iv.-rt the waters from the Carls bad Project into I'.lack river above the dam thence by con crete ditch to the lands. Mr. Si II. llolihieMif Unswell was recent ly app linted ditch rider and stops with Mr. Amlerwerth. Creed 1 4 ii:iiore. who attended to this " i i , diimtner, and who will worK la. . , , "nine:, gave excel comtnence fa. lent satisfaction. Board of Trustees. The town board of trustees met in regular monthly session Monday evening March 2 with th" f ill Imard present. Mavor A. II. ('( nun in the chair and .1. 15. Harvey, recorder. Present, Trustees Woerti'T, M ill. me, ilriice and Osb irne. Tlie minutes of the previous meeting were rea l an I aptiroved. The treasurers rep ut was read ami apjiroved. Tli treasurer's report win received and accept ed. Motion made an 1 seconded i hat the 1'i.vn attur.iey in iistr icte tiiilr.iA'au r i. ti t i r ' t illing lirop.'i't v i.' i i s i i nv r'l.n i n -r I it tor wat.-r fir tees a 1 1 lifty cents fir t .vent v li." fiit lots. A res ilatinn wit parsed airlmr izmg Tru iiees ( i.s'mni" an 1 W a r ner Li maki' an,:iti.:eni.'iit- with the r. S. 1J. S. f u- water for the to.vn for the eiH iing year. A Hint ion was mad" seconded and carrie for street eniuniis sinner Woern-r to n ike arrange ments with M. L. Ihuinelley to d the necessary work on ditches to care for water at once. On motion made and seconded it was ordered that an ordinance; be prepared to submit to th voter of the town of Carlsbad at the regular annual election in April, a proposition to vote on the question of bunding the town In the sum of $10.(KM) of which $lTi,0MI will be used o construct sewerage system $lu.iK)o for street improvements and $5,MMf for additions and improvement!! on the lire department. On motion made seconded and carried block 21 of the town wan oirered to be given to the school district provided a high school building be erected on same to cost not less than fJd.SKMI. Eggs! Eggs!! Eggs!!! Now ready from best bred to lay strain of pure bred Ilulf Rocks. Kggs per setting of fif teen, 12. Pullets from 8 to 12 months old, l..rs). Cockerels same age, $2. Fxpress prepaid on stock or eggs to points on P. V. Ky. Mrs. O. K. Nickey, Artesia, N. M.