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TTESnAY. AVCt'ST 81. 10.
BAD CHECK MAN
HELD AI TUCSON
He Got Money 1 Yom Two Albiiqn
que Invito lions ami Will Ite
Itroufiit Here, , -
. As the result of a little detective
wcrk on the part of Marcus P. Kelly,
secretary of the Coinmerclul club,
James II. Nicholson, who In charged
with pawing worthless drafts on the
Marlln Texas Commercial club'i '!n
this city and elsewhere, was finally
located in Tucson, Ariz., last evening
where he was placed under arra.it
end is now awaiting the arrival of an
officer from this city who will return
Mr. Nicholson made his debut In
this city by presenting himself to Sec
letary Kelly of the Commercial clu'j
on the morning of Saturday. August
14, and, after showing his cre
dentials, taid that he had a draft he
wished to cash and wanted to be
Identified. Mr. Kelly thereupon ac
companied him to the First National
tank, where he Identified Nicholson,
who. with a pleasant "good morn
ns." proceeded on his way with $25.
He then visited the Montesuma Trust
company, corner of Gold and .Second
street, where he repeated the per
formance, again securing $25. Sev
eral days ago Mr. Kelly received a
letter from the secretary of the Mar
tin Commercial club stating that the
bogus drafts had been returned to
them and asking him to aid In the
search Of Mr. Nicholson, who, the
letter stated up to July '25 lust acted
as assistant secretary of that cluo.
. About the same time the Monte-
fciima Trust company found that they
also had been duped and Immediately
wired the Pinkerton Detective agen
cy which Us employed by the Amer
ican Bankers" association, to search
for the man. The draft presented by
Nlcholsen at the Montezuma Trut
company was endorsed by S. (1. Bo
lanon. who has since left the city.
Unon learnine that Nicholson had a
wife living in Tucson, Ariz., Mr. Kelly J
Immediately wired the officials at mai
place ordering the arrest of Nichol
son. He wu located las,t evening
and lodged in Jail, and will be
brought to this city for prosecution.
PROSPECT FOR OIL
DECLARED THE BEST
Midway oniaiiy. In AVliich Albu
querque IVoplo Are Interested,
U Going Ahead With
Alhunueroue stockholders of the
Midway Crude Oil company or Kern
county, Cal., may feel that they have
made a safe investment, according
to Cade Silvey president of the com
pany, who is In the city from Los An
geles. The company's well No. 2 is now
Jbwtl ''1,300 feet, nnd wlthln-400 feet
of the oil strata struck by the Cran
dal company on the same section of
land. The casing for the additional
feet has been ordered and the well
will be sunk to the oil
It. ..,..v .Kft
does not owe a penny. .W. II. Cooley,
formerly of the vater service of the
Santa Fe. Is superintending for the
The Midway oil fields ars about 40
miles from Hakerslleld and near the
Sunset flelit. Oil has been found In
them at a depth of 1,700 reet. A
dozen or more Albuquerque people
are Interested In the Midway Crude
GOLDEN RULE SALE
I eft Over Konl W ill Be DLvpoMtl 4
and Some III Bargains Are
That their stock may
from all of last year's
cloaks, tho Golden Rule
comnany announces one of tho lar
Best clearance t.ales ever attempted
In the history of that establishment.
The cost of the garments has not
been taken Into consideration In the
least and the left-over stock will be
disposed of-at any price, which means
that some of the most phenomenal
bargains ever offered the public cf
Albuiiuei-que will be placed on sale
with the opening of the store Thurs
In addition to the sale of the resi
due of last winter's goodo. the Gold
en Kule announces the first advance
showing of fall and winter goods, be
cinnlTie Thursday. The fall stock !
ihe Golden Utile store will Include
o rw. ,,f tht. nnhVilest nnd most ex
elusive styles in ladles' garment andj
dress goods and a visit to their store
will not be regretted by the buying
SI.KYSTfcH TO ATTENO
I. O. O. F. CONVENTION
CHILDREN TO GREET .
Pntilk Si-honl Will rmtinbljr He Ils
missed So luplls Can See
' tli Executive.
The name of II. O. Bursom, chair-
provided ' tor all, without inconveni
ence to pur sister.
Fvvngellstlc services will be held
each morning at o'clock, followed
by department conferences at $ 30
until 10 o'clock, wlun convention
proper will be called.
It Is with grateful hearts that w
Issue this call for our annual gather
ing. This year has been a prosperous
one for our work, which has grown
man of the republican central com-; " "'" k , VkI
convention for your consideration.
mtttee, haa been added to the recep
tion committee composed o Hon. Sol-,
nmOn I. una, George Arnot. K. H. Col
lier Frank McKee nnd V. H. 'An
drew, to meet President W. H." Taft
at the Grand Canyon of Arizona and
accompany him to this city.
The (lay of Oct. 15 promises to be
one full of events, the memory of
which will linger for years to come
In the minds of Albuquerqueans and
Visitors t the territorial fair. The
city will be placed in gala attire iri
honor of the visit of President Taft.
While It has not as yet bten definitely
decided, it Is thought that the children
of the public schools will play a prom
inent part In the Taft reception and
this will be settled at the next meet
ing of the board of education, which
will be held In the Central school
building on the first Monday in Oct.
"We will be glad to render any such
services as is In our power to aid In
the proper celebration of the day."
said Superintendent Sterling of the
Albun.urro.ue public schools this morn-
Do not forget that a beautiful banner
will be presented to the union which
repo.'vi the greatest per cent. Increase
in membership during the past year.
Remember, also, that New Mexico
was represented on Jubilee night, last
year, at the national convention and
we do not want to be omitted this
year, therefore. pay dues promptly
and be counted as a factor in this
Convention rates of one and one
fifth fare will be granted by the rail
roads of New Mexico, ( and . are not
confined to delegate's, '-
The Tucumcarl union has already
begun preparations' for your coming
and will extend a cordial welcome to
every one. The program will be of
interest, one of the special features
will be a great "Department Demon
stration," and we are trying to ar
range for a gold medal contest. We
trust that each union will feel its re
sponsibility toward representation at
this convmlion, for without your
in "i-hA tir..ia u ill in n ti ri I - ;
ability, be dismissed for the week of and help, we cannot accom
the fair festivities , nd should the re-'P" so great resu ts Let u. worl
t ,,...,r fVlo and pray, to the end, that when state
vices of the children, 1 r. el asured
Well Known Insurance Man Will Visit
Seattle and the Northwest
B. A. Sleyster, well known in
Mate and Insurance circles In
city, leaves for Seattle, Wash..
Tuesday, where he will attend
X5th annual session of the Sovereign
Grand Lodge of the I. O. O. F., which
convenes in that city Sept. 20. for a
live days' session. Mr. Sleyster will
attend ns delegate from New Mexico.
The meeting will be attended by over
20,000 members of the . (J. O. F.
The Sovereign Grand Lodge is com
posed of representatives of Kubordlna
tlve Jurisdictions from all over the
world. Owing to the death of Grand'
Sire Nolen, of Nashville, Tenn
will be sanctioned by the board of
education ns well as the children
FOR THE Ml. C. T. I).
Twriily-Kixtli Annual Sewdoii Will lie
Held Next Month at Tiicuinearl.
The following call for a convention
of the W. C. T. U. in New Mexico has
been issued from the office of the
To the officers and Auxllliaries of
the Territorial Union, Greeting
The Twenty-sixth annual conven
tion of the Woman's Christian Tem
peranre I'nion of New Mexico will be
held at Tucumcarl, Sept. 14, 15 and
16, 1909, inclusive.
hood comes to this "Sunshine Land,"
that we may join in the chorus "The
Nation's Going Dry," because New
Mexico "huth chosen the better part."
Beloved let us convene with earnest
purpose bringing our very best
thoughts and suggestions for future
work, believing that we shall reap
and "Victory will Come" In His own
good time. Yours In service,
S. C. NUTTER, President.
MARY. W. BARNES, Secretary.
REFERENCE FOR BUYERS.
A buyers' reference book, for the
free use of the manufacturers and
merchants of Albuquerque and vic
inity, has been placed In the office of
the Commercial club. With the aid
of Thomas' Register of American
Manufacturers and First Hands, buy
ers and others will be enabled to In
stantly find the names, addresses and
ratings of all the manufacturers of
or source of supply In any line de
sired. The book contains 1.600 pages.
200.000 names. 45,000 articles and
kinds of articles and. ia complete In
Report of the Condition of
THE BANK OF COMMERCE
OF ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICQ ,.
at the. close of business July 3, 1909
(Monday, July 5, 1909 being a holiday.) ' , , ' . i
Loan and Discounts '
Bonds and Other Securities ,
Keal Estate -
Furniture and Fixtures .
Cash and Due from other banks
Capital Taid Up
Surplus and Profit '
Deposits Subject to Check
Time Certificates of Deposit
Territory of New Mexico, County of Bernalillo as. , "
I, W. S. Strickler, vice president aud cashier of the abort named bank,
do solemnly swear.that the above statement is true to the best of hit know
ledge and belief. W. S. STRICKLER,
4 Vice President and Cashier
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3rd day of July Ai D.'i909 ' ' .'
Comet Attest"" ........ - . , .
SOLOMON LUNA , . ' ; . ,'
J. C. BALDRIDGE , . . : ;, ',
' W. J. JOHNSON V v; '..'
The memoersnip oi me annual , No chaPee for the
who! meeting as provided by the constitu-j of th b k j ado t tne merchants
died about a year ago after serving non is us n.nuw.-v. , and manufacturers. . Neither Is any
about two months, an election of of- me annual meeting i ue ti..-, cnarge made for the publishing of
fleers will be held at the next session. posed of the executive committee. Mmes or addresies. " V
'iin it spntemi.r r.t,,l the: the secretary of T. and L. T. L.
V ' .... . ! 1.nnnli..u tViA rvl,r.rial Mil nerlnt nnd
Lncairin trt ho hnlti in Nenltlp rirnnilses ,
He dkln't mw Ids way out of Jnil
with his collar, byase It IumI Ix-en
to be one of the most lcrgely at-enis oi: ueparwiienis anu muiM-u oil uiir n-v . v j w
tended In the hlstorv of the hidee.' 1 county presidents. officers of local ar simper nd therp was no rough.
TWr .,rn, M,.dinir I,, Seattle Mr. unions and one delegate from every , k-ft. Ever try
DENVER POST Will
Scries of Newspaper -Articles Will
Tell of Resources and What
Prominent Men Think.
Arch L. Meigs, a staff representa
tive of the Denver Post, arrived In
Albuquerque last night and will spend
a few days here gathering material
for a newspaper story that will form
one of a series the PoBt will publish
Sleyster will visit bnth San Francisco
and Portland, and will mingle busi
ness with pleasure. He intends re
turning about October l. ' ' " ...
'"I suffered habitually from con
stipation. Moan s Regulets relieved
nnd strengthened the bowels so that
as soon as it they have been regular ever since."
The casing used is twelve A. K. Davis, grocer. Sulphur Springs,
and a half Inches In diameter. The Tex.
about New Mexico. The Post plans
r.'.-or ire li? Imnerlal to nubllfeh a serlOC or articles review
local union having ten or lesa mem- Ijuimtry Co., liack of posUifttce. ! ing conditions In New Mexico and
hors. Anv union having a greater , VI, one IlKi , ,t.x I the resources of the territory, togeth-
number, shall be entitled to one Vot
inir idi Kiite for each additional ten
members. Time and place will be you must do the best possible work
designated later for meetings of of- In all lines of laundering We hate
flclal brard and executive commit- no specialties EVEIIY article en.
tee. The secretaries will pit aso send trusted to us Is, handled RIGHT bj
names of delegates as soon as ap- high class help In every department
!t with the views of prominent men
To prosper In me Tanrrry bus! news ' on the statehood question, ono article
to appear eacn fiunaay. copies 01
these articles will be eent to eacn
member of Congress, cabinet officers
end public men, with tho Idea of dis
seminating truthful facts about New
leo and reasons wiy this terri
tory should be admitted to the Union,
points, to Mrs. J. E. Manney. of Tu- Imperial Ismndrj Co., back of posjMx
cumcarl that entertainment may De ,ntce. mono no. lieu niuia,
Story of Col. Roosevelt's Great Hippopotami Hunt
Remarkable Pictures of an Actual Hunt by the Former President in Distant Africa
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Carpets and Rugs
N6w patterns in Car
pets arid Ruga, arriving
daily, and for this fall'
we are showing a larg
er variety than ever be
fore. Our prices are
tho lowest in the city.
Come in and see our
stocks before t purchase
ing elsewhere. We can
save you money..' '.".I
Forni' ere, Carpets, Draperies 305-10 W. Central
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ALL THE WAY UP ..
From the foundation to the shingles on the roof, we ars
selling Building Material Cheaper than you have boufbt
for many years. Save at least 25 per cent and
Rio Grande Material & Lumber Cc. '
CORKEK THIRD AND M MtOFTTTE
Albuquerque Foundry4Maching Works
Iron and Brass Castings
Repairs All Kinds of Machinery
I Albuquerque Foundry I Machine Works
GROSS KELLY & COMPANY
i Wool, Hide and Pelt Dealers
Albuquerque and Las Vegas
PLACE YOUR ADS IN THE ALBUQUERQUE CITIZEN