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S I mil I vi' iiv 1 1.1 m . ii . r .1. WW TMV l0- OOOCK8X83 Wagon yard facilities at City Stables. Frank Joyce is 6 till quite ill with fever. A. A. Beeman is out from a siege of fever. Feeding and feed -'yard a specialty at City Stables. Capt. Mossman, of Lakewood, tarried in town Wednesday night. 1 BORN:-To Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stetson Tuesday June9ht, a ten and a half pound girl. Mr. and Mrs. Robt Halley left Tuesday for a visit, with Mr. Halley's parents in Kansas. Get your groceries from Eraser Bateman Company. 2T per cent discount for the next ten day's. Mr. Posey was in from Mon ument Monday to meet his wife who returned from a visit east. Quick Meal Gasoline Stoves. We sell them, prices $!...ri0 to $:m").(h. Tracy-Robert a !Uw Co. A. It. O'Quinn who was inter viewing" the voters in the north end this week returned yester day. Mr. Cuno Scheel left Sunday morning for Chicago. He ex pects to be absent about a month. Dick Has returned last Mon day from Engle, on th Rio V-0"1!. .':"RJ! L h . Grande wh of months. v.rnou.-iiere n -.ameiiaeoupie rr ii n 1 i Todd Barber came up Mondav 1 from his four section ranch in Reeves county Texas, to visit with friends. x We are selling stone jars, all sizes from one quart to haJf gal lons for preservingfruit. Tracv Roberts HiKvCo. Messrs. Judkins and Lavton shipped three carloads of whe'p to Kansas Citv. last week Thurs- day, about Hl head. Judge Brice left for Roswell ' Tuesday morning to attend to law matters before the district court in session there. de rt: la "sat .nl ' hg c . .:. .. i. ' ... t " M. 1 m. n ii ti:i nwsee with Mr ents. p;, I. , i.itKinan s par- W. E. Buss purchased loiHl e nn, i ,. linos nm n,,iiiiiii. the French sheep man. rmying S3.(M) for ewes and .51'.(t for lambs. M,,., I.,I.,U I,..-'T IT.. day. bv way of the Boletwut- i oil to attend the Summer Nor-1 mai at mo iormai Lniversuy, Las Vegas. ,, , , Ca t at our store and see the womlerful i r e I e s s ( ooker. Very simple in construction, but marvellous in its results. Tracv- Roberts Hdw Co. , , ... , , , John Hewitt left for the Draper ranch last Sunday, hav- inir tieen ai.sent a week as a ioi i , i s ii. iii si. ttirnn in l'l-,,i,. ... lYT. A" .rv' .." 1 ,r,,l,larm three miles west of Dayton. witnnis lamny in town. C. M. Cooke, W.U. Dannelley. W. A. r inlay and w. i. upei u'pnt down tn tnp .111 tan mif n ranch on Black riye; Saturday T . . . nignt nsnmg. iney caugni many small ones. , Miss Wilson the instructor on niano desires to state that es pecial interest is taken in teach- ? 1 : I ing new beginners, wttie giris are ner iavoriies ami extra pains are tSKen wun inemai an iiye3. R. oYnemus and fanrl' con sisting o'f wife and two children left Tuesday Tor the Acrey Bros, sheep ranch for an out ing while Ohnemus will fix a steam dipping vat for Acrey Brothers. A heavy rain fell in and around Carlsbad for half and hour last Saturday evening extending east to Pendletons and south to Otis, but Black river country is still very dry. About an inch of Erecipitation fell 'around Carls-ad. Cattle shipments the past I week from i'arlsoad will total about 3ti(K) head. Of this num- ber the Jones Bros, pool shin-! P'd 734 to Thatcher Br js. &! Everhart Pueblo. Colorado, and! the same firm bought 8x) from Lucas & Reynolds pool. 301 from in lie Ut imint-jf uou otnj i nun - iKa u: r tu. 1 tu. i the W. E. Thayer pool. The Jones Bros, also shipped 551 head. 230 old cows sold O'Brien of Hereford, Texas and 321 steers sent to pasture at Here ford. Smith A Bitting shipped 400 head Sunday to Panhandle City, Texas, to hold on pasture until sold. Mr. A. B. Meyers, who con ducted the moving picture show here during May, left last week for Oklahoma, the rent and other expense being too high here to justify so high class an entertaiment. . The theater was always first class in every par ticular and the changes were very freuuent. besides nothing t offend the most refined was ever hnn In fa,.f nnmnt. Im.iivh ........... ... ..v , " their children frequently to see the wonders of a moving picture show. The best wishes of all go with Mr. Meyers no matter where his lot may be cast. Sam Bitting and Carl Livings ton returned from Staunton. Virginia Military school Tuesday where they attended for nine months. They arrived on the early train at about l:3ou. m., and Mrs. Bitting left on the I a. in., num iu meei raiii ;u uos- . :-. - . i .. well. Mim going to a hotel not wishing to show up at home at so unseasonable an hour. Owing ...i.:. i. !:.: l .. I I ..:.. unni.t .urs, Killing into ner irip to Roswell extra and did i ot see - - for twenty-four lours att,r i v. II niu mi,,,, V ,i',l ,-',v,"",'nrlu-4U tt'.it h Ihd cmn lp..., II Hutchinson ifc Son of Chi-' 11 1 tn lnt 8nia" rice. liuiLiiiiifHin iv roii i v.iii-, I J Z , Zt.ICTS; S Wednesday to visit his old time; Walsenburg. Colorado, friend . John Lowenhruck, they having been old cronies in 18So-C- i-S. Mr. Bulis is also an old room mate of Eugene Field the Chi-, cago poet ami nas some eighty letters written by Mr. Field in the 8)'s. While here Mr. Balis met Mr. Tolfelmire also an old Walsenburg man. John Ramuz. twenty-four year Old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Runi'U died of typhoid at the resilience of his sister in Carls- rnln .....I tlie remains were buried trom ii,. .1,.., ,.; . , i i. ... .... r. . I. . ,'. i it-Mijinmii i ii'iiun ill ine, til(, oam(, evem-MCi Kov t'umps- 1 ten Olticiating. .lohn was an ex- ception among young men and is t. - The following cow men were in I roin the mountains Wednes day: Paul Airs, Dolph and Ned slli'Otn, 1 l'i..,l Kl.,i,l,r,,ti.r,' Hill Queen. E. Burleson. Will amiin. nam Miiitn. i.uiy An(ier-( inon, . r.. huijit, nuo anu ;Andy Locklenr. Capt. Keller. Tom and Regan Middleton, Alt') (:,n.invn. aph Thaver. Jiu-k : i;ass an, othesr. Dick Thorne went tin to I lav- 'ton Monday to prepare there mains -f Mr. Merle Newell fur shipment to Glenville, Nebraska. Mr .Well ,ied Sunday of tu- iH.rL.uwsis, having resided on a since last November. Previous resid d or, the Capt. Mann! i"ulc iun. ri ii ni 11 )ha S)ent th past six month- KlMS-.fr 1 lllirilt- LO e . WOO vvjt, ms unce )r. q S. Lnyton. j n.turned to his home in Detroit i last week. See the Fireless Cooker at the Traey-Rolierts Hdw Co. store, SaveB fue)i timei a()or an(J art(is . to t1)t, C0(I1frt 0f home. T. C. Wbb of tho Malaga Land & Improvemenh Co. went toKoswellon business weunes- day. Get your groceries from Fraaer-Bateman Company. 25 ler cent discount for the next ten day's. Mrs. E. W. Waite will depart Monday for a visit with her par ents in Boulder, Colorado. Dick Eaton candidate for sher iff was shaking hands with the voters in town to-day. Town Marshal and Constable discussion began. Enough time Carl Gordon and Pat Middleton, Bnd trouble has been extended the jailer had a dangerously , . ., , , ,. . clone call last Sunday afternoon ,n the fffo" t0 r ige at lour o'clock. A Mexican acr,ws the Mississippi, yet those named Juan Lujan had heenpople who happen to live east placed in the old jail bee i use he of the Pecos instead of west are had made many disturbances compelled to roll up their aiuung uic urinuncra emu wirrai- , ..,..! ... l.-ii k MICU IU mil VVIIIIV IIKIC. ouii - day he set fire to about twenty bed quilts in a cell in the old jail and tried to burn the eourt house. Both Middleton and Gordon went into the cell and uhiio fvi t .n,.,;i. .u. blaze was set upon by Lujan, who beat Middleton, s head badly and attacked Gordon who finally shot the 'Mexican twice, one bullet going through the left lung and another through his wrist. The Mexican was finally overpowered and taken to hospital where he is under guard. He was given a six months sen tence at the last term ( court for shooting up Hope. He is 1 improving and will be in condi- I t i., t. . I... ... l .... i.aaI in .. 1 :.... V"" u"llM uu,- lw 111 ;lew days. J. M. Dye, J. B. Harvey. J. S. Crozior and C. W. Beem in re presented Carlsbad at ti big convention at Uoswell. I. M Dye and G. U. McCraa.. were made members of the I 1 1 itor ial Central Committee. ; A. Richardson and Mr. Hair,-, of Clovis. will go to 1 Vi . r us delegate to the Nation:,, Cm veiition. pi. . ... . . . , hum emeiei y .-ssoeiat ! ,:i ha. has hal printed a- nuini"r o copies of the memorial day ad- dresse of (.'apt Btijac aid Rev i . u . . . . . c. .wciucen Uray Will, h are sold in b iooK torill at lle cents per copy the proceeds M goto he t) the eemeterv. Ti... h,1. i ..Jo - i i i i i I irsM.nre able and scholarly county ammounts to 14 1-L' cetits to each nerson enumerate,! tor public school purpose.. The , Kddv Conntv Aimortioiini tn l,... ing l-'l.'.i.i Get your g r o e e r i e - from Fraser-Bateman compan. - 'S P01' .l,'"t discount for the next ten day's. Paul Airs and ndv IK'kear s,,, I Jimi steers to Walker of t ol.irado, that were shipped this .week f,,o ., i. , :. ... i .i ivio I ri,,i i oi ; nr t e f III lllil I convention . wjil appear next .......I. .1 ... . i... ..i... e ..... "vi-n tiinw im- IllilllolMI. Cur load of wire, bathed wire - tellCing WHC at it, lav Pratt Hardware Store. ., . . ... , .. last week for a visit .vith rela- uvea in .Moscow , I hio. .... A. J, Crawford a ill leave shortly for a globe tr you. hwse gots th, best care at City Stables. FOR SALE Five head of hor.-es. wagon and harness Beeman Co." Baptist Church. 1 The Woodmen of the World will , worship at the flautist Churchat U o'clock The pastor will preach upon the j subject: 'Lite's Portraits". O.I ..! .-II I ... I II JHiunaiii oe renuereu uy a ''iaie wuarieue consisting 01 Messrs. Gushing. Chilcoat. Ga- niel and Gnflin Miss Mullie Draper will sing a solo. are wen supplied mis sea- son with mason fruit jars. Dints. iuarts. and half gallon sizes. .en. or or ng your oruers. Iracy-iberts Hardware Co. The Bridge Again. Artft A.lvoram The "Artesia bridge" is as familiar a subject of conversa tion as "Artesia County." Each have been planks in Ar tesia's platform for several campaigns and yet both seem to be about as far away as when i trousers and w ade to town. i , j The PtIe of this end tof Eddy county have done every i thing that honorable tax-paving citfzen!, are mmpo8ed to do in L. . , , order to get the board of county commissioners to grant them this necessity. We voted bonds for same at an election held to determine the matter notwithstanding the chairman of the board of commissioners took the trouble to canvass among the voters against thereafter has a forty acre orchard matter. Then the coftrt had its attorney declare the bonds il legal. Thrown out on a techni- ....... 1... 1 -. . . ln" ""'nr., mx,,.,,, trs asked for another election on the ' matter. which petition the court ! promptly turned down, although the .statutes of New Moxie makes its mandatory upon them1 to call an election on prescnta- tu-n of such petition. That co- term ot court tltuls Artesia ask-' ig airain for that which is her due a bridge actosslho I'ecos. ' Mr. ( !. It. Brainard went be foiv the court Tuesday and ask ed the court to act upon the petition and grant us another, election. Mr. Heard gave it his o ici'l onmion --liiisnil imiin m.tli. ing in ..articular th.,f ,i.r . ' . ." . oi names on I ne tornier petition , , ' Ul " " : oiionm not iiiivt oeeii I here anil ,, , j.ii.l tlirt i-oio'i ii., .1.1 U ...... .. have another list of two hun - . )i,ii ntnr li, i dred signers before any action wol''d lie taken. On promise t'lilt election would be ordered Ution lireselltat ion of such ne-1 tetion. Mr. Brainard promised to have it before the c niirt by July 1st. It will be no trouble to get the necessary numiitrof signers, hut the real troulilewill ensue when it comes to voting the lioiuls -that is presuming, ol co u e. that the court ts ill keep its word and order the election, W'e ciiii calculate with abso- lute certaii ty thai Artesia will get ho briil. ;e if the voters of Carlsbad can present it. W'e of the north end voted nn:mim,,iisk for a bridge across the I '.vs at i '....I,!..,.! ..I,.,., ,1,.. I.. there asked for it. but that is no sign that they will return the favor by helping us in our hour of need. We w ill heed the help and vote of every fair-minded citizen in the county and must have it. ( ' Queen Items. Jim Tulk got in from Texas on thcJPlhof May, Wither be had gone to visit some of his rela lion. BORN: To Mr. and Mrs. Lee Middleton a son May ::ih The mountain steer gathers will start for Carlsbad today- June Xth. and won't that tickle the Carlsba.l merchants'.' Mrs. Andy and Mrs. Sud Locklear paid a visit to IJueen Thursday. Miss Minnie Espiw has re - turned to her home in Carlsbad. tk.. ..., f,.iL . ;n ,.. ir. : .. . , ,. ,,:.r? i;anon ine i.un ami nave .... y . v .... and we will show you a good time. Mrs. Middleton and daughter Etta, who have been quite ill with colds are improving now. Doc. Reed who has had his flock of goats on Journagon for some time will return shortly. Uncle Jim Shackelford has bought two fine iroosters and gone into the poultry business on p. large scale. Mike the sheep man has won out in the tussle for the White Oaks watering place and will stay in the mountains. Hurrah for Mike. It is still dry, but stock looks very well. R. C. Taylor will move up to Hagerman shortly, having sold his goats and ranch to Doc. Reed. Farm Notes. E. T. Carter, formerly of Hagerman, who bought a farm near Florence last 'fall is putting his place into fine shatie. Mr. of young fruit, apples and peaches alternately, with cotton planted between the rows which is lookinur fine: he also has a line stand of young alfalfa. Mr. Carter is a farmer of long expor- i,.nc. nn.l thoroo.rhiv Mmitn,ij wil'i cultivation. In another year this willl be one of the -how places of the lower vallev. II. F. F.llard of Silver City, h in Carlsbad, looking over the country with a view of locating. Mr. Ellard is general manager for the Comanche Mining and Smelting Ct mpany. An e;ghty acre farm in the Florence district belonging to McLenathen V Tracv was sold to 'n i. . :. ' . v. ' " ''orris. oi o.uu, Aenras- . , .. , , ,c i niinn i .i 1 1 Ii m I ..:iiri Mr Vnrru u it c.nl.i . on his land within sixty days 'a"d plant the greater part of it in alfalfa. Edgar Knowles on the Gray ranch, near Florence sent in some line apricots Tuesday to be preserved for the Albuquerque exhibit. Mr. Knowles is culti vating nintey acres this year w ith cotton, corn and alfalfa. Ill spite of the ext raordinarv conditions this spring, crops .ill tlirouh the vallev are looking except ioiially well, t he last week of warm weather doing wonders for them. Cotton is shooting forward w ith great rapidity and hids fait- to lie th best yield the The first cut- vallev has had. , ;,, ..C ..I r.lf.. , J ., I .... vet and a number of ueot.le ha e commenced their second cutting. The corn also has a goo start. The farmers in the valley are taking an interest in the success of the Albuquerque exhibit and samples of grain, hay and fruits are coming in. It is hoped that every farmer in the alley w ill have an exhibit at the fair be- cause of the effect it will have on the future of the vallev arid also because the fair association will oirer some considerable prii'.'.'s which the Carlsbad pro. ject farmers should capture. There is a prize of tltHi on cotton especially which should be won by a Carlsbad farmer. All particulars may be had from the secretary of the Publicity Bureau f the Commercial Club at tho ollice in the government build- '"1"'' ! The Grande family. Italians I ...l... 1,... 1: k :.. .1 . w 110 iitivu u loivj I'ltli u III nil' Florence district are showing what fanners can do with ir- rigation under the Carlsbad pro 1 . . . . , ject. 1 heir place is as well kept as any in the valley and their cotton is as good as the best. Wells Benson, on the big Ben son farm is putting away a world of alfalfa and oats and it is of the highest quality too. Mr. Benson says he will plant a lot more land in alfalfa and oats this season.