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THK EVENING CURRSNT. MONDAY, JULY SO, 117.
lor MONDAY AND TUESDAY
WE AUK t.oiNt. TO PLACI ON BALR ol It UMTRD STOCK ! LADfRaV SUITS
t UNMBTINQ OF PRKNCR skulks AMI OAfHUMMM AT .'.on. ALL ROOD FALL
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MAKE ROOM K)H OUR LARGR FALL stock DOMINO, wk AM OOtNfl TO I1LL
IT ONI ll M.l' PRICE,
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ll M.K TO ONI THIRD OFF.
CHILDREN'S DRESSES, 1-2 PRICE
THRU A 1 1 thk pick OF thksimmkrs DMRRRH consisting OF FH)UR, RIFF
si itinc;, (MNOHAIU AND PDF UN.
" WI want YOUR TRAD1"
EXTRA DEPUTIES EON
COUNTY CLERKfl Not
i.iik i'.;.. ,i ui I'M,- a n't iiniii Water
Dm larva AltanMjHJawral Pattaa.
LD1T OF CLAIMS.
i i i of Claim Paid by DM Hoard nf
mi ni CararaennkMera of kii
lounly. Since April 2nd. 1H17, until
July 2nd. HIT.
Ohnptor M. Baailon Lawi of 1917,
providing for the employment of nll -nonal
deputies . .)unty elarka, -in
M in ic unconatitutional by vtnr
in lieneral Harry I.. Patton In an
opinion written today for stu: I'ruv
cling Auditor A. i. Whittier.
The law provides thai whnever the
total caah receipts on aceounl of fees
eolltictad lj any of tlx' county elarki
hIiiiII exceed the amount nf salary
daputy hire ami expenses noa allow-
i-il by law, mil' half tin' annum t nf
itch wceea may i- expended -n the
employment nf additional depu'ine.
h furthar providaa thai tha salaries
of luch additional daputlaa ihall be
fined by the county commissioners.
Mr rattan holds tin' law to ba un
constitutional becauaa tha legislature
delegates tin' authority given it un
do r ilir constitution to lix su'aric to
Raj county comtnlssionsrs, ami Im
Mtiae tin- espandKurei for additional
doputii would ba m sffed Incraaaai
in iiin talari at of county elarka, Ota
constitution providing that tha aalary
of im count) offlcar shall ba Incraaa
id during hi tartn of office, in a
similar casa tha supreme ooorl nf
California bald that any allowance
for daputy hire in rt'nlity Incraaiad
the pay nf a county officer. BS he re
reived the heneftt from the expemli
It. Harvey, stumps
B. Harvey, stamps
Mann, salary fur
ToiekaN A that innretlinn
i ii ni for itxeif n- raently the a
0 poescs-lon of have lahUBfla nf !'
Rnpnbllc, Kan Jobaaoo buught
a- i lie sulnisl. a I. 'Jim iinid iec.
mm. In ivCi for I.V The ulbcr
lay Im sold the hide for Rkf,
making tt ii'iilH mi bis Intent-
msnt. Isrsldea inn lug bad the ues
of the COW for twenty two years, a
' Mar. .list,
s . is, Mann, expense
V. T. Matklna, salary qr. end-
n ' March :;it, im?
V. T Mat kins, expense
Carigbed Current! printing
i ir Bupt 'iDli la
1 i t'urr liti pi Intlng and
Carlabad Argua, job
printing ami publishing
Hirkiiiiui, 2 moa. aarvicai
iti Trea.s. offko
Howard Pratar, Inauranea
l. 1!. I'ute, i unstable fees ...
Wm. Haraog, yardman and I
D. A. Wilson, interpreter .(.
Robert l inlay, service in
Co. Clark's office
T. .i Btagnar, J, of P. Poaa
Carlsbad Current, poll hooks
B. A. Ny mayor, sarvioac as
It. Ai N'ynieyrr, expense
ll. A. Nymayar, surveying und
mapping school district
First Nat Hank of Carlsbad,
assignment ot A. R.
'A. K. 0Qttinnl part salary nr.
anaing .Mar. :ilsl, 1U17
K. Dick, supplieH
A. Bwigarti salary ir. end
ing Mar. ilst, 11)17,
A. 8wi(fart, expense
K. Dickson, interpreter's
Roy S. Waller, salary and de
puty hire i(r. ending
11 H. In
RAILROADS AID IN
Respond to Gill In Movement
ot Men and Freight.
TRAFFIC INCREASES RAPIDLY
In Spite of Additional Burden Impos
ed, the 693 Railroads of United States
Have Met a Trying Situation Without
Disruption More Cara Are Available
to Meet Need.
"The aaMHKM of the ruilrnail Nltiiii
ttou." said Praatdonl Danlal Wttlard.
chairman of the committaa on triuiN
porta tloa of the Oounotj of Nattnutl
Dafanaa. In a meant Interview, "In that
the railroads of the whole Dnitad
Slates are DaUoaalUMMl The lBI.'t mil
road compnotai oparatlng in forty.
eight stales ami COatrolUng '-'i .: ; ' i
miles or road are raapondmg iiduilra
hiy to cantral diracUou front the ho
calle.1 railmad war board of railway
plesiilenl- They have resinnded to
every sllwifesllnn imule hy the Coillii ll
of National UefeiiHe through the war
iHianl They have BWda all transfers
of troana on asaadula in a ntannar,
far H I tun iidviwsl, euilrely aatlsfai'
tory to the war department without
s.ni, ni- disruption of regular traffic.
They bara tramaudooaly Im-reased the
BttDjdj Of coal earn, faillltaled the
A. H. O'Quinn, dist. attnrney
' ' gtanoirradhcr . 51..40
R. M. Thorne, burying Im! r
Ht fteraons . I Hi.o 1
traiisTt of cum. ami met the needs of
the government at least pniuipllr
and aflgatnaliy n It they were under
direction of government aUtboHty."
President WUwrd OS plained that last
summer the rallronds Wofkad OBI with
cnionei Bakat of tba qnartarmatnri
corps of the iiriny a complete heme
lor wartime railroad operations and
that this si heme, siin e aMloratfd a:nl
par fax1 lad, has worked sn well that
"taring the past tw 1 taontli the ralV
roads of the country, ibotig!i bandllng
raatly mora ton 111111" than ever bt
fore, bara ban conatamiy tranaiioit
lug tmops in conaldcraide numbnra
without in ibajaasl Inierniptlng regu
TrafHc Increased Greatly.
The regular trattl', IH! explalued. bus
ban largar itrobaldj than in ant pr
rloua period in the history of the coun
try, "Tiaiiii was heavy before the
I nihil States entered the war," he
said, becalms nf tha net eeally of mov
ing tramamloni quautttlea of supplies,
malarial ami finished products fat tho
allies, inn tinea April 0 it baa Incroojgti
tremendoiislv The reporta for the
im. inn of April attow that the rallmads
of the Dnitad Stales in that month
I111inll.il oVar tfXOJDBOfln more ton
miles thai) were handled during the
same mouth In l'.Hil, an Increase In
business niiiomitlna to 10 ier cent.
And the trafllc In April, 1010, although
there was a strike Impending,
heavy compared with aJgeDM any year
liefore the lieglunlng of the Kuropean
"On May 1. when the railroads war
board waa eHlalillNheil and the rail
roads s.-t nut to co-opera ta with it la
an I'ffort 0 get greater national efO
Cincy, there was a car xbortage of
1414,027 cars. At the end t June this
ihwiaga bad been docraased to uin.ooo
, cars, though business, was Increasing."
Mr. Wlllard said Hint, In the Judg
ment of many railroad men who have
full.. wed the situation . nely, vital
cniigestbin would hnte hindered the
trane porta tiOfl of troops, serloualy de
layed the COmplatsOO of the Clinton,
tueiit. and nggravnted the coal situa
tion If the rattfuadf bad not voluntari
ly iuiiiIp ihamaalrai randy to act 0
unit In response to the suggeetlnn of
the Council of National Hcfense
"Heglnnlng with April 0." he said,
"business activity bus been greater
than ever befOfO In America. I think.
It was Htlmulateil In mam directions
by the manufacture of uniforms, clock
ing, materials lor the building nf -an-lonmenta,
making of ammunition, etc.
Then tralllc waa Increased by the w ith
drawal nf many of the lake boats, and
the roads bail toaaanma thai extra bur
den. Boats weraalao withdrawn from
coaal trnlBe. both on the Atlantic and
the Pacific, and Ultlt'b ot I be bulk that
has been gollIB IbrOUgb the I' i ..inn
canal was tur cd near in the raHrooga
Ami the we c utber factors, Parta
Ntsu . 1 - : miners of the COttntfy it
pndrsl 111 tine spirit to the reqnogl
of the eacratary of agriculture that
they plant He re land. They planted
,:u per cent more land Hum a year ago
ami called upon the railroads in move
large quantities nf agricultural Imple
ments, fertiliser, seed, etc."
Congottion Before the War.
"Before America's eutranea Into the
war," Mr Wlllafd said, "there was
arioua railroad congaation. not becauaa
the railroads were broken down, but
been use Irntlic bail I n exlriinideiisri-
ly heaty and there was no concerted
move poaelbla to get greater afli leticy.
One of Hie Bral steps nf the win bmird
was ato raqwaal tna railroads to give
preference to the movement of'aogl.
particularly coal for the gorarawnti
and that the sen. ml preference ahoiild
be given to ore. Means fur Identifying
government shipment., were devlned,
slid Orders were sent out by the rail
loads to send guverntneiit freight
through to deaf InatloO whether or not
there were through rules mid divisions
prevailing. Ways were also planned
to accelerate allied shipments sfter
conferences, with representatives of
allied nations Ami the roads weto
(raged mid urged to expedite the
of cars and of locomotives sud
cara to their utmost capacity."
CHRISTIAN & 00.
FIRE, AUTOMOBILE, AND