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Carlsbad spring water at Gambia's. John It. Joyco was In lloiwcll a, fow (dayu thin week. Go to Gamble's and got Ico cold 'Carlsbad spring water. Mrs. 11. S. Bonson departed (or Kan sas City, Saturday, lor a visit. it. P.Itoboraon, of the Hal's, was In ( town tho past week a coupln of days. Attend tho meeting Monday night And help ro-orgonlro for flro protec tion. 'j. Work Is progressing on Iiarflold t Contrail's building which will bo com pleted about April 90. Measles nro quite plentiful In town? about n dozen or (lflcon cases bolng , wndor Iho physicians caro. ltlza While, of Midland, Is In Chaves ,ounty with n woll juachlno und Is on. gaged In sinking deep wells, .Tnyeo, I'm It & Co. ttro contemplat ing tho oroctlon of n new stnro bund ling of rook and brick In l'ortalcs, Hotel Windsor Is receiving n fresh ,coat of paint from tho hands of Pain ! tor Law, tho new man from Midland. . Dr. Wright was called to Sovcri .ltlvers'hursday, to attend a child of ,T. a Hrogdon sufforlng frowt pnoumo . nlu, It. V. Jlawdnn, lawyer of Springfield, v -Wo cat'no In Wednesday looking for health nnd will probably remain for a time. W.T. Hor-d. foreman of,tho Argu wus sick thin week nnd Mr. llurnett, formerly oftho.Itos.well Kecord, is Oil lng his placo, HlwoodMoad, of Ohoycnne, Wyo., was In town a eouplo of days this week ta acquire certain data concerning tho Amount of water lined In this vnlloy. Tho Van Doron rwildonco and fivo acros In La Hucrtn wrj sold to Abo S. Wilson, formerly of Midland, last, rwcok by .MoLenathon '& Trucy for' 8I.0W. - Jos. llernul, un export bridle bit nnd, " pur iimkur, Is now employed in the shop of (i . V. A. Robertson nnd has come very lino speuiineiiH of his handi work. S J M. Soanlnu wuh brought III from a ranch some sixty miles eust Thursduy Buffering from pnuiiinnnla. Mr. Scan Ion is Into of Midland uud Is a nephew of Mr. nnd Mrs. II. J. Jumes. ,Tas. T. Huinilton, wlfo and two llt llo girls, departed Thursday for their homo In Laclede, Mo. Mr. Hamilton tvlll return next full nnd send the wluter provided hu can sccuro uccomo datlous. qj Eugono Wucsthoff, of Milwaukee1 Jjas purchased for 8500 tho lot adjoin ing T.F. Hlacknlofe's nn.ibo .iioli .'.tud.'ils agent, Mr. Uoetr, wJII,,Jmvo erected a fine business houso on tho proporty the coming uuminor. Word reached hero Tuesday of the murder of John 1). Loggut I't. Sum norlast Suturday. Mr. Legg kept u W Halnon at Sumner und was a deputy Bhcrlff of (luudalupe oounty. It was impossible to learn the particulars. Mayor Murray litis rolled a meeting . of citizens to dlicuiM lire protection for the town. Tho meeting will ho held In thedt; hall Monduy night, the J7tli. And utl citizens and tlioso Interested In iho subject aro requested to uttuiid. 8 1. Jones, of Hlggliis, Texak, Inst wuok purchased the J. M. Hawkins property on Canon and Hngorman streets; consideration 8 1 ,GCKJ. Mr Jones is a wealthy cattleman and has intorests both In New Mexico and Texas. There will bo another mooting next Tuesday night in tho city hall to fur- thordoyolop plans to Increase the beut acreage Kvery ono should bo inter. -estsd in this matter, for on tho acreage of beets depends more than any other ono feauturo tho prosperity of Hddy. Tho protracted meeting at Iho Hap- f -tlit church la progressing nicely with a good Interest aroused. Itov. Hunting of Pecos Is doing tho preaching. On account ot this meeting, Dr. Emerson will not moot his appointment at vln.nn.A ntwl Itlnnlr rli'i.r tu-mnrrmv 0. II MuLenuthen, tho senior mem. ' ber of tho great real Mtuto Jlrm of Mo LenathenA Tracy, has been rushed with buslneM tho pant ootiplo of weeks having concluded about a derwi big deals with more on tho topic iteul estate Is moving in Hddy In more ways than by wind. McLenathen It Traoy last week sold twenty acres of La Huerta land on- rposlto Duck Anderson's homo to T. M. llcElvaln, a vineyard man from Cali fornia who will plant tho whole traot - to grape vines at once. Thus do prac tical men seo tho advantages of good soil and abundance of water, lire fall all good luud In tho lower valley will be bought up. A large rooming house for light Jiousekeeplng and lodging, similar to the Llndell of Kl Paso, will be erected the coming season, probably on Main treet Main street will be the next street tn build up beeause it is moro convenient to the depot and property ' is much cheaper limn elsewhere. Any portion of blook 6 Is a good location for business of any kind. TUB DBflOCRATIC .CONVENTION. Hddy Democrats Meet and Nominate n Strong Ticket. Pursuant In oall of tho olty execu tive committee ohalrmun, W. it. Uwcn, tho democrats met In convention at tho court houso ot 8 p. m., Saturday, Mar. 18th, when the meeting was oall. ed to order by Chairman Owen and tho following business transacted: On motion S. T. Hitting wasolectcd chairman of tho meeting and W. 15. Orr secretary. Tho ohainaan then stated the objeot of tho convention to bo fortthopurposo or making nominations for the olty ofllccs at the coming olty oieotlnu and declured nominations Jtt order for muyor. Mayor Murray was placed In nomination for ro-olectlnn by W. It. Owen and unanimously nominated by acolamailou. Nominations for two members of tho council to nurvo two years being declured In order, T. A. Itzoll wus nominated by Harkoy nnd Sam J I. Smith by Angell. On motion of J. 3. Crozlsr nominations were closed und Messrs. ljzoll und Smith nominated by ucolamatlnii. For recorder l'Jnt. Ilrooks was nominated us.was nlso T. I'', Muck more; the result of tho ballot was: lllackmore W votes, Ilrooks 13. Mr Ilrooks then moved that illnokmnro's nomination be made unanimous; car ried. W. J. Harbor was nominated by Cowdeu as u member of the board of education to serve threo years and on motion nomination was made by ac clamation. Deo Clark wan unanimously noml noted for marshul. J. L. Kmorsou then moved that all democrats who would votu nnd work for tho iiomlucofl of the convention make It known by standing; motion prevulled by unanimous vote. Harkey mpved that chair appoint n campaign oo in in It toe of live. Curried and chair appointed i) It. Harkoy, C W. Cowden, John Cnutrell, J. T. Cooper and W. II Digger. On motion H. T. Hitting was aUdijd to tho commit tee. J, L. Kmersoti thou moved that a permnnent ohulrmun and secretary be elected for tho city democracy for tho eusuliuye.tr. .1. I) Wulkur elected chiilrinau uud V. H Orr secretury. Thoconvomlon then adjourned Artesian , Water tor Uddy. II. L. aill, of Hoswoll, wus In town nguin this week uud tho Oritltr.NT tiguln interviewed himnii the Htibject of urtosluu water for I'.ddy. Ah before stated Mr. Hill Is an expert in this Hue nnd his views uro entitled to much consideration. Ho has been actively ungagod In tho huslncw of sinking wells in the I'ooos Valley and udjoln lug country nnd when Hddy Hros. had failed with ull other meu to obtain wuler for Iho locomotives between Kl Paso and Alumognrdn they bent for II. L. Gill. Mr. CI ill at onuo won red nbtindunco of wuter In a country con sidered Impossible by huudreds of ex eerloncod men. Now, when Mr. Gill says tho water of Durlc Canon wells Is simply tho start of the first urloslHii How there must be something in It. And this Is not ull, for Mr. Gill Is ready to back up his Judgment with .his. capital uud labor, for he will ugrco for 85,000 to sociuo a How of artesian water within two mllos.of Kddy or no pay. 'I his Is u proposition tin person would make unload good und sullloiont reason exist to muko the tutompt. ' The woll sunk in town wus too noar tho river and noisldoutly struck ruek which dipped down mid it was tho op inion of l)r Smith at the time that another 100 feet would have secured a How. Were It possible to obtain a How of artoslau water uoar Hddy similar to that at the Dmgdon place In Seven Divers struck by Jou Woods recently of 200 gallons per mltiutu the town would have abundant wuter for lire, culinary und irrigation purines and would bo entirely independent of the Irrigation oomiHiny against which many so strongly protest, though for what good reason Is Impossible to state. However a good How of arte. sluu water owned by the olty would be u blowing to unborn generations. It would bo worth trying far. The many friends of J. S. l'lsksrd will b palnod to read tbv following, clipped from Monday's Albuquerque Cltlssn: Joseph S. I'leksrd. a hsttlth seeker who ouiiio to this olty with his wife lust full from Peduse, Wash , dlwl thU inornliigut his room on $Uh sweat, uged 112 years Tho dsosassd wan a meml ' of Junior Order of American Meoliunlos. His relutlvus in Now Whutwimb, Wusli., and uImi his lodge have been nntifliHl of his death, and the body is being held hero awultlug Instructions from thum. Mr. Plakerd wus for nearly three years a resident of Hddy and hud many friends here. Ho wus a carpen ter by trade and a very Industries man. While here he gained in health and strength. Ho loft here In Juno 18U7. The new building In course of erec tion by Mr. I. S. Osborne for W. U. Drown will be oompluted by April 10, when Mr, Drown will open a new blacksmith and wood work shop, Wm. Jones, tho Hocky Arroyo oat- I tlemnti, was In town yesterday and winio nero iiuu n piece or wire an men and flve-elghlhs lontf removed from where It had becoiuo embedded It) the flesh of tho palm ot tils hand next to the bone some live months ago while stretching wire from tho wlro stretcher breaking. Mr. Jones was not aware that tho wlro was In his hand but after the placo refused to html for flvo months and mln almost unbearable being suffered by him at nil times night and day, ho concluded thoro was something In liU-hand and oamo In for tho purpose of having tho suhslnnco romovod. Dr. Wright found tho wlro In a vory fow moments with a probe and Mr. Jones had .John D. Walker und his brother Nib hold him while tho dootor cm tho wlro out, ho being of the opinion chloroform would bo dan gerods. The operation was successful and tho wound Is in goad condition nt present, though tho musaloa ot tho hand uro considerable wasted, Komp& Wocrner havo tho coolest rooms and mast courteous gentlomon to makollfo MtaUrlous. Ulvu them a call whon In' Irtwii.' Louis A. Drooks died In Jtiaroz nt tho hospital Mondnv, savs Tuesday's HI Paso Graphic, Whether this Is our Louis Ilrooks who formerly runa piaco In Phonlx, deponent sayeth not. Caleb Hoidon received tho sad in tolllgonco tills week of the death of his falhur Fob. '23th at Llano, Texas, nndnMim mother last week at tho same place. Mr. Holden was over sovonty nnd wns ono of tho oldest set tlers nt Llano county. The trial of Wlll'lull lor tho mur dor of Chan. Crump Jnn.th, wus tak en up nt Doswell, Monday, and a spe cial vlnlro of 100 jurymen Issued. The anso bus occupied tho attention of tho court over slnuo. Koswell Is getting up a ropiitatlou for clonrlng criminals seoond to no other town tn the territory nnd It has been hinted that this Is a bid for buslheHS by change of venue so as to help boom the town. 1) . I). Donnhoo, the P. V. & N. B. passengerand freight agent, quotes u rate of 81)11.00 per oar on oultlo from Guadalupe to Kanwis City, which Is soniu fourleoii dolluiBpor car cheapor thau by Pecos, Hu also makes a rate of 3SK coins per hundred from Laku Van to Kansas City. Slilpinc.ntu lu less than oar load (its will be tho sumo as formerly. W, D. Garwood Is tho new railway collector and manager of tho Dark Canon wuter works, Ho succeeds II. II, Gordon who will bo kept bysy ut, tho uenot, Undo ,.ll'i.t" Murrnr, rco.titl of Mid luud, nll known ninoug cowratm oil tho wny from BunSnbn to Kddy, rtoolrbd lil ImrtiMS stoak MonJnj- nnd lino opoiifd up in tha Ilrotmoii bloek imit door to the rttnuri't. lln will kttip nil kluds ot linruv nnd snddlor) 04Hituntly ou Imnd nnd rMpcotfully solicit the triidr. Mr. Marrny't Itiitlrtls nre Idtutliml ulth ttiotn of Mnyor Muntijr, both blog M. J., u Unole "Put" cnii only lio known by tiiu fniiiillnr mok imniB "lnt" glrtu )enr no by his IrlfiiJ. Gov. Olero has appointed Cleorgo Curry slmrllt of Olero county. 0. S. Stivers, of tho International Industrial Dt-cord of HI Paso, Toxus, was lu town In (lie interest of that widely road Journal this week, uud so cured more readers F. X. Hiakelmaii, a brother-in-law of J no. Lowonbruck, urrlvsd yesterday from Indiana whero he has been visit ing for a couple of mouths. Mr. It. Is formerly of the Colorado Supply Co , of Ilookvule, Colo Ho wilt probably lo. onto here. Mr. Jl. says mud, slush uud snow mixed was wagon hub deep when he loft Indiana J. II. Murphy, of Now York, and J. A. Craddoak of Ft. Worth, wero guests at tho Windsor yesterday. Jus. J. Asm i). of Now York, was tho lruMt of his friend. (lw, II. Webster, dill ing Uie week. Mr. Aslop Is Inter ested In shenp. Geo. II. Webster returned the II nit- oftho week from tho Fort Worth live tasjc convention Mrs. J-O.TTilfcn rstiirnwi TtmrHlliy from Midland whore ,shu visited for over u week. The Iluble-Kreyar Thsjatre Co. gave a performance oaeh evening tills W&ek lu tho uperu house to good amlleticfii. Pendleton &J iimp have flue livery rigs, hay and grain at lowest rates fir ouh. Geo. Ltious will do all klmis of d ray ing and hauling promptly, Fina corn fed lambs til u, S, market, Fine oom fed beef at U. S. market ut some prloo of oommon beef. Hutler oun now do your photo work cheap, Barred Plymouth Hock Uggs. At 60 oents per listen delivered In Hddy, none shipped at tills price Hdw, Scogglus, Otis, N. M. BWKMORE'S 1 IJLACKMORE'S Jcwolry Toilat Ai;ticlfiB Granitownfo Ohiuawaro Glassware Stationery Aud Fiuo Oigars. .liomomboi' wo load in tirious on nbovo crnntlst nom- pnro our ' priooa with of not you aim ihon soo how ohtiiip ws nrc sollinjr. ' A i-n nn ...... a : ..... i... .. l , i. nt-.. iwn. tu duu uul o oiuuu wuiur autuyiy tuiu Lowest price store in Eddy. T. P. BLAOKMORE. 2 Doors south of Hotel . HOTEL WINDSOR, EDDY, N..M. D. W. ntWHART, ftlonnger. S. T. BITTING, I BANKER. II Doors; Helow Hotuf Windsor, , Eddy, N. M. i ? A general bnnkinij bu- J ? sin ess tlono. A Q O lUelmnae tiiraUdiod to cue o a (oineri Ireo ol eTmrgo. a (i Arthur H. O'Quinu i)n.Ltm jn I O JeE AND A sent lor Schllii nnd Anlivuwr-liUMli llrt'WIiiR oompniilv. Eddy Lodge No. SI, IC of P. a 1 1 Wiium a rs wswihhs JOHN ftOUTSN, C. C k. a. it s, Jl. A. Y. X. JJ.-MtfiU tu "irtMiiilnr miiMiiiiiiilmtlmi nt ? tSS l- m- m nniHrunr ai men nioiiili. VUltlny lifHtliron in nwi iu niieiiu. o. i. iimiinivi A. N. I'lUTT. 8(V. ' umber Yard. A. N. PHATT, Prop'r. Lumbor, Lnth, Shinglos, Bqoi'S, WauUUng.fi, l5iOkbte, . $ns i, Etc. 1. 0. 0. F. Mftl No. it mests every FrtdarovsnliiR In Mnwilllc lmll. VIlltlliDl limllmr. In unn, itiiuUini rdlnliy wcISjiiid. O..W. Mclliuw, N. (I. if. Wmioiit, Socy. Eddy Unmp Woodmon of tho World lcsiii In mo City Hall the eaoml nnd fniinli Tutmlny iiIkIiI ol vnoli niblltli JOUM U IIiiLt.. 0. 0. HrilT ItOIIKHIMlN, CIk. S. f. BITTING, Department Store EDDY, NEW MEXICO. Dry Goods, Clothing, Gouts Furnishings, Shuos, Joints, . .Qfcioijs, Sttttiouei'y, Hardware, ; Qtioonswnro, Hottso Furnishings, Clocks, Cutlory, Guns, Ainmuuitiou Spoi'Mng Goods. Saddlory, Suddlory Hurdwaro, IliirnosH, Wagon Timbor, Buggios, Avagon Covors, Tarpaulins, Touts, Ifito. Larpst Stock ana racos in hid mi .MH STILL THEY 'I CA8II I'ltlCBS ON PATIBJT fc MUDlCIMItS AS TOL1.0WS: Hoodk SnrssimrlUa 890 p uuuuiiieriuiirs rain iiaim....35u Sliniiiniig Sursunarilla J50 iiiiiim 11 nun 11111IU 7BC J liar ton Wild Ohurry Hitters 75a 1 Ayers Hair Vigor 830 NUfl WH.LHAD i UN PRICES. Lowest In Town. Eddy Drug Co, ISO S)0jl li imttwwnmrmvmiwmmMHwi llbl'H IIAPIHNN(1S. Somewlmt windy. MrSi Hilary While and lby nro on the stok Hit, ftiok Wood Is drlllltiff a well f6r J, W. Tnylor some twelve or flfteoh nillcs southwest pf tho settlement. SI. M. Ditvto Is having it olstorti made. W. V. II. Wilhurn has tho lumber oh tho ground for a now dwelling. Mr. Ilovco. who moved hero frOtn Missouri last fall and sett ed lust north Of W. T. Ilowniun, started haok to . did Missouri this week. A Mr. Smith, hrnthor of Gicero Smith, Is tho latMt arrival lu llano, Herbert I)niitlass has unno up tho lVnnnco with two mou to linprovo Ills plaeo. A.S. Harris Is dolnir aonlidorabto ImprovliiKon his place since ho moved down, Oiimni.wtT, Wlfo Wanted. A younir'mftii of Ilddrovor twontv. pOfisossinK (rood looks and tnleuts a plenty, desires to dlspol his loneliness and rIooui uud matrimonial duties as sumo. Tho fair annlloant who an swers this addross theso rcquisllcs must nossos: Good looks, am lab tr und Intolleot; with theso and being a good cook I caro for no defect. A- plloants pleuso soutl, photos which mint their true feature disclose. Address John Ityo, box IIW, Hddy, N. M., who In suspouso awaits your reply. II, 0. Ilmnm, who otitiui lif re In.t full friini lmllnnn, illcJ nt the Mnute Hotel SnturdHjr morning Iknt of con.uuiilluu, "A BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY." That It How the Pecoi Valley 1 Dualbtd by Tin tyllerlpn. - ! The Grocers' Criterion, on? ut the most inmiriitial trades journal" in the country, published in Chicago, in its if sue of February nth. ull.. sp.ak jts opinion of tills srrtlon in tlir lolluwinit natterinii terms. The suim 1 th- .mi. cl it Mr. Eugene J. Ifslh ..iiiq Crucri cm ears: "'the exieiciuii i-f the I'ccm Valley & Northeastern railway (ruin Konwrll, New Mtxici). tu Aiiianllx. 1 is completed. This opi-11 up mir ( thf. mom bcautilul tountrii 111 ilr wurld lor im prove me nt and settlitiH-iit. ami ehortens the diitance from l-'dity and Uotwvll to Chicago several hundred miles. "The valley of the Pem in New Mexico is n sort ol paradise vIhk is oUtlnn alone lis kept It (or many years from belas thickly settled. The (level upmeut 01 this locality is in the hands of energetic men, who are puvlitiiM inv provemeuts forward in a tjtaiuier Tuqt rcieinhles an Aladdin's dreaut. "Our old friend, Mr. It. W. Tamlll, formerly of this city, Mr. Ilajjeriimn :ml others arc tnittmf their wjafih Into frrlgnllon nnd iniirovemout corWMnu which Are making this rliarmliiK valley like one iirea Ksrder.. "I'dly ut. already b flue tile for a flmirlihiiig and iroeroii Iet-unr factory aud other industries. A,y gat-iK- producing country the Pecoe valloy U said to he one of the best in the United Stater; while (or consumptives or people who are troubled with weak Ibnirs there it no climate known which i . "cr or lnorc health giving, "A nre-' DSr! hc COUH"" - . larly northeast ol l.u.well, is a lare. level platoati, covered with Krass, ainply wattrcd, with a tuflicieut raliilsll for the production of excellent crops ami for cattle feed of ail kinds. Ilw laud Is largely owned by fcttlcrt who IMV gone mere recently and who nr nerhiir. "The winters are mild and the stun, itu-rs i,.e (IcIIkIuIuI. The complstfoii of tin new road will make this locality ae ccittible and advance real estate valuts, aud tirobaCly etpnoutly incraaK tilt population in the neir Julufe." Burpattes Jlalj, HnlUcrland and France, "Her skies are tha nl'iiit, her atmes phen the elf arret nud rllumte Uie moat heaUh-prnductlvo found in nil the gtett west Italy has her blue, star-lit canopy: Norway iir llereblo ulmos phcre; Swltrcrland htr Alps with verdure-clad base, her uio lnntrsa tirrcnt, slhrnt catararts and lom-rlnK poaki, nro'iiul wlirse shonhlors Him i;limmir IiIh mantles of rvrirlnstlnc sunn'. Pranro has her fertile holl; Hrazll her exemption from front; Yoioiaita her promise of health to 'ho HI, but the Pecos valley of New Mexico curnpro hends all tho oxeeltenrles of.eftsh .ln ierslf. This R-eat valloy wlfl yet step out before Ibo union as the rich mt, healthiest and happiest un Jhe continent" HKV. F. W. MrCM.LVM, Now York Oliv. A. J.ALLEN, Pumps, YVindmillB, Oasiugj Piping, Etc., Etc. And all kinds of Supplies. plumbing and Tilling Branson Blook, - Iflddy. ?iff- UourUlilp In liuriuft, Mr. Mftrtiwer Mtsm in traveling in the east iu search of suhjeelt, gaol upon a curious form of ooartsiu'p Bketshlng one day lu Hurma, ha no tleed n man a little distaueo off ularitig flereely stralKht ahead of hlin At HHi object lie oould not see from his posi tion. Tho man sat with the mine ttxml glare tho wholo of the ufteioonu olid was nt it attain the next inonituK. Mr Meupeti hud the eurlmlty to iMk an English visitor what tt meant. The re ply was, "Oh, ho Is in love." Audit was explained that this wosthsir meth od of courtship. tfhe'obJtKit of the inau's attentive (tiara was a (ilrl lun neighbor Ipg bninnr. When n man falls iu love, bo baa to seat hlimwlf ut a certain dis tance from his adored one and wuifn for her to do the rest If she l&ska in Ids dlnwtiau onto or twloo on tho flri t or seaoTid day. ho Is wildly euaouroKed, ana 11 ou tuo tniru uay sue liens nt Him and sinilw it is time togotothepareilU with refeleueo to the tnanlago wllli-Bents.