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gíÍPS & ST. JOHNS ii&KA JUD. ! Surveyors in Gallup. : It all depends upon your ability o guess these days whether or not you know anything- about the new railroad or railroads that are being- planned to pass through Gallup. There have been three different sets of men here in that many weeks, all of them were surveyors. , Que set is said to -have been the Rock Island gang, the other the Southern Pacific and the present bunch are said to represent the Phelps-Dodge interests. -The Phelps-Dodge people own the El Paso south western railroad which they built so. ae tew years ago in order to haul the products of their Copper Queen and other copper mines. The charges made by the Southern Pacific before their road was built were prohibitive and these gentlemen were unable to get concessions from the com pany and the only thing left for them to do was to build the road. This they did, so it is understood without ever selling a share of stock and the proceeds of the mine paid for the road as it was built. Much the same condition ex ists today with the company so .far as fuel is concerned. The freight charges made for haul ing coal to the smelters is exces sive and they propose to build their own road in order to get fuel in at a reasonable price. That thev have had their eves has been known for some time and all kinds of rumors have been floating as to what they propose to do. Last Thursday General Manager H. J. Simmons and Mr. Dodge of that road were here in their private car. A few days later a lot of lookout men came in and left overland in the direc tion of the San. Juan country, which we understand is to be cross ed by the new road. Tuesday morning the largest lot of surve yors that have yet been in the locality arrived here with a car load of provisions and another car of horses and it is under stood that they will begin work at once. They have pitched their tents near the ball grounds for the present. Gallup Republican. Durango to Get Roads. From the Denver Post: Durango has two new railroads j in sight one said to be an out right Harriman project, and the other being promoted by Colora- I do and Utah men, who are sup posed to be backed by Gould. Both are to go south from Du rango, the former drifting to the southeast to Albuquerque, and the latter gojng to the west passing through Arizona and thence to Guayinas, Mexico. The latter project was outlin ed in the Post a few days ago. The line is to run from Salt Lake through the Moab and Paradox Since last spring engineers have been in the field surveying a line southeast from Durango, and there has been much specu lation regarding the interest -behind the enterprise. It is now stated on what is believed to be excellent authority that it is a , Harriman project and that its purposed is to open up the coal ' fields of La Plata county for use by the Southern Pacific system, which has no coal off its line between California and New Or--- leans. It depends largely upon California crude pretroleum for fuel. All long haul railroads own or control coal properties if possible, and the Southern Pacific has long felt the need of its own fuel supply. La Plata county, Colo., offers the nearest deposits to its line. vallevs. From Dura no o it tans on the big coal fields at Gallup, u i4 1 , the rich agricultural country around Farmington, N. M., the great coal and coke fields of Thoreau and vast timber lands Broke Into His House. S. Le Cuinn of Cavendish, Vt., was robbed of his customary ;n Arizona. The enterprise con health b invasion of Chronic J templates an expenditure of Constipation. When Dr. King's j $15,ÜÜÜ,0UÜ. New Life Pills broke into his -house, his trouble was arrested and now he's entirely cured. They're guaranteed to cure. 25c at St. Johns Drug Co. AJI kinds of typewriter P3pr COFFEE The roaster picks out of the ma- cet the coffees to roast; that's why. Book, A Schilling k &m t iyuiqisco. T. C. Hill, Formerly of Apache County, Has Exciting Ex perience. Denver, Sept. 23. A Kansas, City dispatch to the News says: T. C. Hill, Kansas City mana ger of Southwestern Mercantile company's retail store at Coalora, N. M., lost a package Sunday evening on a Fifth street car containing two $1000 bills, a $500 bill and a draft' for $4750. He reported the loss to the police who learned from the conductor of the car that a negro had picked up a package in the car resembl ing the one containing the money. Then a search was begun of the negro clubs and saloons. The officers found two bartenders who told them that a negro had visít- and displayed 4 a $500 bill. Ben Vaughn, a negro, was arrested on suspicion, but he at first deni ed being. the man wanted. This morning be admitted having found the package, and told where he had buried it in an ash heap in the rear of lb!6 Wash ington street. Officers went there and dug up tb& m ed the saloons $1000 billaiid.a 4 .Gamron. tisui i mmMsco. . . . tflftre atlU QUIT UO thfe moiiev. ..-...' 2 "s " "if; u5i m for sale at this office.