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L PASO HERALD
Monday, January 3, 1910.
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MAXY CONTESTANTS FOR
ORATORICAL HOXORS.
Hew 3Iexico Colleges and High Schools
Compete at Rosivell Roswell Team
"Wins From Artesla Eleven.
Roswell, X. M., Jan. 3. Eight hun
dred people attended the recent terri
torial infferscholastic oratorical contest
at the armory. Xine New Mexico high
schools contested. The first prize was
awarded to Murrell McMeans. of Item
ing, who spoke on "The Magic of De
termination." and the second went to
Xeola TVtlley, of Roswell, whose subject
was "The Power of Suggestion."
In the college contest, in which there
were four speakers, Lawrence !Lee, of
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Baggage from any point as
far as Austin. Ave. or Mundy
or Sunset Heights
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We check baggage from residence
to destination over all roads hut the
Santa Fe for 50 cents, or the city
ticket agent will do it icr you when
you huy ticket.
PROMPT SERVICE CAREFUL
MEN
Dr. GE. Camera s
DENTIST
Best FbU Set of Teeth $10.00
Good, reliable dentistry at a most
reasonable price. All work guar
anteed. Office over Guarantee
Shoe Store, 113 S. El Paso St.
Bell Phone 2709, Ring 2
El Paso Dairy
Company
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Las Vegas, a student In the territorial
university at Albuquerque, won the gold
medal, first prize, his subject being
"The Spirit of the West." The silver
medal, second honor, -was won by Roy
Murray, a California cadet at the Mili
tary institute.
In the essay contest, started several
weeks ago, each high school sen-t one
essay to a committee, composed of per
sons from different points in the ter
ritory, ail written on Jthe subject, "New
Mexico During the Civil War." First
honors were won by a student at the
Silver City normal, and Miss Josephine
Murray, of Roswell, took the second
prize.
Roswell's high school seniors gave
the contestants in the interscholastic
oratorical contest a banquet at the Gll
keson hotel and there were 30 present
The football team of the Roswell high
school won the game with the Artesla
high school eleven by a score of 7 to 5.
BISBKE TEACHER FIXDS
WAY OUT OF 3IOUXTAIXS.
Ijocal Option Election to Be Held Jan.
20 Typhoid Fever Afflicts Entire
Family Bisbee 3Ian In Wreck.
Bisbee. Ariz., Jan. 3. Prof. S. M
Partridge, whose absence on a hunting
expedition caused serious apprehension
among relatives and friends, has re
turned home. He said that lje was
separated from the rest of the party.
and it took him. some time before find
ing the right way home.
The date of the local option ejection
has been officially set for Jan. 26. It
is expected that the setting of the date
of election will have the effect of stir
ring the wets" and the "drys" to push
on their campaign with increased vigor.
The election of the chief of the fire
department In this city has been post
poned until Jan. 2S. However, a secre
tary and a treasurer were elected,
Francis Thomas and Capt. Dick Davis
being chosen, respectively, for the of
fices. The United States court at Tomb
stone, before taking Its recess, issued
an order dismissing all the cases against
A. J. Edleman and J. H. Nolan in con
nection with the failure of the First
National bank of BisDee.
F. H. Bargh, of Bisbee, was in the
wrek of the Rock Island train near
Trenton, Mo. Mr. Bargh was injured,
having his arm sprained, and his wrist
cut.
Another case of typhoid fever has de
veloped in the Pearce family. "Wm.
Wallace, brother of Mrs. Pearce, has
."been removed to the Copper Queen hos
pital. The entire family has now had
the typhoid, although Mr. Pearce was
the only one to die.
AUSTRIAN" TO HUNT FOR
UUi U-AJIJS 1A .nfc2A.1tU.
Juarez Stake Academy to Have Addi
tion 'Ssxrs From Colonia Dnblan,
Mestico. and Other Colonies.
Colonia Dutolan, Mexico, Jan. 3.
Charles Martineau, who shows hunters
where to find big or little game, as
their fancies direct, is expecting a man
from Austria who is fond of the sport,
and who intends to spend a couple of
months in the mountains.
The Juarez Stake academy has pur
chased the home of Arthur Dene. It is
the nearest building to the academy,
and will be a valuable acquisition to
the institution.
Brigham Stowell, of Colonia .Tuarez,
was here recently, buying beef cattle.
He is supplying several of the railroad
camps with fresh meat,
" No new cases of diphtheria have de
veloped, but it is thought that the
schools will not open for several days.
Guy C. Wilson, of Colonia Juarez, has
gone to "the City of Mexico.
Colonia Diaz has purchased another
stallion that is valued highly. His
breeder sold him for ?11.500 for a race
horse, but he slightly injured himself
while running and lowered his speedy
Parley Richins has returned to. Co
Jonia Diaz with his bride, a Miss Wat
son, of Logan,"TJtah.
Mr and Mrs. Hendnckson, of Glen
wood Utah, are in Colonia Diaz and
are thinking some of making their
home there.
The reception to William Walser and
his bride Zina Stowell Walser, which
-r. -iv! .. ? r"nlnma Juarez, was
j much enjoyed by about 80 ol their
irienas.
Ua coim; .t ' wiiere He esDecfiS to
James McCieiian, or uian, iicia n.iir
. . " .-, f -v -
make his future home.
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SIERRA BLAXCV HAS
GOAT ROPIXG CONTEST
Weddinz? Is Solemnized at Ranch at 1
Oeloeic in the lorninjc Schools
Reopen Afrer Vacation.
Sierra Blancat Texas, Jan. 3 A goat
roping contest was participated in here
recently. Fletcher Scafe won the first
prize and the championship, roping
and tying his goat in 19 seconds. Mr.
Bradley won second prize, in 20 sec
onds. T. C Armstrong and Miss Mary Boy
kin were married at the Figure 2 ranch
north of here recently at 1 a. m.
W. W. Millner and wife have proved
up on their land claim near here and
have returned to Dalhart. Texas, where
Mr. Millner will take his regular run
as engineer on the Rock Island.
Misses Herman and Herd have re
turned from their vacations and re
opened school this morning.
Mrs. Love has returned from Marfa
where she has been visiting friends
and relatives.
Mrs. C. S. Chalfant. of El Paso, Is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. O. Frilick.
The infanc son of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Kelsey has been quite ill with
pneumonia the past few davs. but is
now recovering rapidly under the care
of Dr. Yates.
J. Kelley, machinist from El Paso,
was here recently repairing the oil
-f-spout for the G. H. & S. A. .
Foot Boykins and wife are here from
their ranch.
VAX IIORX
PERSONALS
AXD VICINITY" NEWS
Vant Horn, Texas, oan. 3.Ace Grant.
a?1?!? uar Ian Ho"ded o"
fciiv uuiiii kiim'ii hum w :i ? nurion rAYi
Mr. Gillis, who owns the B ranch, i
entertained quite a number of his
friends with a dance and supper re
cently in honor of his son who has
been attending school at San Angelo,
Texas.
L. H. Yarbro is piping water from his
mountain ranch, six miles away to his
home near Dalberg. .
Wallace Cox, W. G. Jolly, from El
Paso, and others have been out hunting
hut they did not have any success.
Quite a number of people from Van
Horn, took in the big hay baling at
the Tatum ranch, near Kent, Texas.
Among them were: Miss Newsome,
Neva Yarbro, Miss Durrills, Mrs. Lee
Prude, Jas. A. Espy, Ed. Gillis, Asher
Shepp, Wallace Duncan, Glen Darrlll
and Guy Garren.
Miss Nusum. one of the EI Paso
teachers, has returned to that city to
resume her work.
W. P. Hawkins, of El Paso, has been
In town for several days. '
MARFA SOCIAL CLUBS
,r r RE ACTIVEj NEWS NOTES
Marfa, Tex.. Jan. 3. Miss Josie Kane
entertained her friends at her home re
cently. Mrs. George Crosson entertained the
High Five club at her home lately.
Rev. B. TJ. Allen preached in Alpine
Sunday, filling the pulpit of Rev. Mr
Allison.
The Marfa History club entertained
its friends from 2:0 to 6 oclock Satur
day at the home of Mrs. G. C. Robin
son. Mrs. A. O. Hubbard was a recent vis
itor to her daughter, Mrs. Winters, In
Langtry.
Mrs. Livesay and Mrs. T. C. Colquitt,
of La Mesa, N. 3r.. are In the city to at
tend the funeral of the late T. F. Col
quitt, who died at San Bernardino,
Cal.
Whit Leveritt was a recent visitor to
Fort Davis.
Miss Abbie Pattie has returned to. her
home in Big Springs after visiting her
brother. Mr. Pattie accompanied his- sis
ter to El Paso.
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Norma nd were
recent visitors in EI Paso.
TOYAH SCHOOLS HEOPEN
AFTER A VACATION
Toyah. Texas, Jan. 3 The high school
reopened this morning after a two
weeks vacation.
Quite a little excitement prevailed for
a few minutes when the fire alarm was
given, but it proved to be only a small
house in the "Mexico" part of town,
which was a total loss;.
Most of the citizens ' who weraway
enjoying the holidays atcvarious- 'places,,
have returned.
GURRY IS CALLED
TO WASHING-TON
Secretary Ballinger "Wants
to See Him Bursum
Will Also Go.
Santa Fe, Is. :r., Jan. S. Governor
Curry has received a telegram from
secretary of the interior R. A. Ballin
ger, asking him to come to Washington
on official business as soon as his -work
"will permit. Governor Curry -will leave
here Jan. llf accompanied by H. O. Bur
sum, chairman of the Republican cen
tral committee of the territory, and
territorial engineer Vernon 1. Sullivan.
Capt. Fred Fornoff, of the territorial
mounted police, has been appointed pro
bation officer for the territory under
the new parole law.
Incorporation papers have been filed
by the Rio Lucero Power company .of
Taos. The capitalization is $.100,000.
The incorporators and directors are:
Malaquias Martinez, Bert G. Phillips
and Parker X. Black, the latter being
designated as the New Mexico agent.
Governor Curry has appointed to his
staff with the rank of colonel: John
Stein, of lias Vegas, vice Col. Ralph E
Twitchell, of Las Vegas; and with the
rank of captain, Dr. Robert Smart, of
Albuquerque, to be assistant surgeon.
Tomas Maestas, a rancher of Santa
Cruz, while visiting his son, Francisco
Maestas. in Saint Catherine's school, in
this city, pulled a revolver and began
shooting wildly. He was overpowered
and lodged in jail. A commitment to
the asylum will be sought.
DEMING- TO HAVE
BIG- POWER PLANT
Means Much -for Develop-'
merit of Mimbres Valley.
Derm'ng News.
Deming, X. M., Jan. 3. The central
electric power plant Is now a sure thing.
Manager B. P. Shull has returned from
Kansas -where arrangements were com
pleted for the instalation of the big
power plant that will mean so much for
the development of the Mimbres valley.
It is expected that the first unit of the
! 400 horse power system will be in by
May 1, and that the completed system
will be ready by early fall.
Deputy United States marshal Beard
took IT Chinamen to the coast recently
for deportation to Hong Kong, and in
spector Fred D. Jack has five more
who will be taken before commissioner
McKeyes for a hearing on Jan. 13.
J. C. Roseborough, a former well
known business man of Deming. but
now residing at Las Cruces, who lias
been visiting his son here, had both
bones of his lower left leg broken by
the kick of a horse. The injured man
was taken to El Paso.
The family of editor Holt, of the
Graphic, has arrived from Michigan.
The Southern Pacific Is arranging to
put out a fine folder advertising Dem
ing and Luna county.
BURGLARS ENTER EL PASO
STORE AT XOGALES,
ARIZ.
Suit of Clothes Is Recovered in Rail
road Yards and Then Stolen from
Southern Pacific Offices.
Nogales, Ariz., Jan. 3. Thieves broke
into the El Paso store here on Morley
avenue recently, gaining entrance by
forcing open the front door with a croAV
bar, and stole 20 and a quantity of
goods.
The following day the Southern Paci
fic yard foreman on examining the cars
in the yard, found a suit of clothes,
with the El Paso store's mark on the
tag, on the trucks under one of the
cars, me suit was xaKen to me euum
ern Pacific office and shortly after
wards the clothes were stolen from the
office.
Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Bonillas have ar
rived in Nogales from Brookllne, Mass.,
to spend several weeks with the parents
of Mr. Bonillas, before going to the City
' OI -"lexico, meir iuiure resilience.
Mrs. S. A. KedaocK trora san Antonio,
x ..T"-"0 '" IZ V
verity" of Arizona at Tucson, Visited
his parents in Nogales recently.
Miss Edith Doherty, a student at the
Normal college at Tempe, Ariz., spent
the holiday vacation with her parents
in the city.
American consul Coffin of Mazatlan,
Mex., accompanied by his wife, are in
Nogales. Aftr remaining in the city a
few weeks, Mrs. Coffin will go to
Philadelphia, Pa., for a visif and Mr.
Coffin will go to his new post in the
Argentine republic.
W. B. Kibbey, jr., son of exgovernor
Kibbey, from El Alamo, Son., was a re
cent visitor to Nogales.
Paul Seitz. Wells-Fargo express mes
senger on the Southern Pacific Mexican
lines, has been transferred to Los An
geles. Mrs. J. B. Gordon has returned from
Phoenix, where she has been visiting
for some time.
MANY NEW HOUSES ARE
ERECTED AT DALHART.
Dalhart, Tex.7 Jan. 3. S. K. Miller is
building a residence in the southeast
ern part of town.
The Christian church is building a
modern five room parsonage.
C. F. Terrell, having finished and
started running his new planing mill,
is building a two story residence in
the eastern portion of the city.
A. A. Garner is putting material on
the ground for a residence near the
city park.
W. Y. Howze is-having a neat four
room cottage built in the southeast part
of the city.
Judge J. E. Moore, late of Henderson,
Texas, has let the contract for a five
room bungalow.
L. B. Faus has the contract for two
more five room concrete residences in
Denver Heightsi
O. C. Haynes "& Co. have just moved
into their new concrete store on Den
rock avenue.
M. Kelly has just completed vl resi
dence on the northshle.
Contracts have been let for several
modern business building on Denrock
avenue.
SOLOMOXVII.LE ITEMS.
Solomonville, Ariz., Jan. 3. Mk and
Mrs. iBt Simms reached home last
night, after a visit with rr's. Simms's
mother at San Diego, Cal.
Mr. Cuthbert, after auditing the coun
ty books, returned to Doug-las, Ariz.
Miss Bishop entertained at dinner in
honor of Mrs. M. Morman and Mrs. F. P.
Sleglitz. of Goldfield, Nev.
Mrs. Luther Green is still very sick
"u-ith rheumatism. v.
Norman Rose, utter spending Christ
mas Trith his mother and brothers, re
turned to his ranch, In Stockton pass.
Bisbee, Ariz.. Jan.
Queen machine shops,
3. M.
Green, a
was accidentally
of the Snattuck mine.
Green was with a friend of his atnhejtime of the accident, and according
to the statement of the latter the two were walking along a tramway at -the
Shattuck, when Green suddenly tumbled and disappeared into the dump. The
young man lived but a few minutes, dying on the way to the emergency hos
pital. Roy McDonald ?1 years old, a miner for the Superior and Pittsburg com
pany, was found dead in his bed at South Bisbee. After examining the body
the coroner's jury stated that death was caused by heart failure. The de-
.,.. e Vav-. Srotia. had been in this city only a few
rpnsflf . wnn was a. native vi. -.v..
.months. He was a member of the Western Federation of Miners,
tlves live in Pine City, Nova Scotia.
FANCY PRICE PAID
FOE, BEOOM COEN
Tliree Buyers Eace in Auto
mobiles to Reach Farmer
"With Load.
Dalhart, Texas, Jan. 3. In an excit
ing race, that ended in a close finish,
five miles from Dalhart, three buyers
of broom corn, two from 'Kansas City
and one from Denver, dashed across the
plains north of town to meet an Okla
homa farmer from Boise City, who was
hauling in 1000 pounds of broom corn.
The farmer was reached in six minutes
from the time the three buyers in auto
biles left Dalhart, each turning and
coming to a stop in frorit of -ne be
wildered broom -.yorn grower's wagon.
The three buyers then began spirited
bidding for the load and it was finally
taken bv one of the Missouri men at
3155. This Is the highest price vet
reached for broom corn anywhere in
this section and has caused a boom in
broom corn seed here.
Manv farmers were in town when the
three buvers in their machines, escorting
ho nrmpr. came in. and in less than
half an hour after it became known
that 1000 pounds had been sold for
such a fancy figure evey pound of seed
had been sold, and each merchant wired
in orders for more.
The thousand pounds were grown on
one and a half acres of land, and the
farmer has not yet recovered from his
bewilderment. The buyers say he sat
on his load with his mouth open, while
the bidding was going on. saying not a
word until the limit was reached.
ATSTIS AT PEOOS
FORM LEAGUE
Unanimous Vote for Prohi
bition Follows Temper
ance Lecture.
Pecos, Tex., Jan. 3. Music hall was
opened last night and a rousing address
was given by Dr. G. W. Eichelbefger,
district superintendent of the Anti-Saloon
league. Five hundred people were
present. Over $325 was raised. It was
unanimously voted for prohibition at
the close of the lecture. A league was
formed with the following officers
President, F. W. Johnson; secretary, J.
H. Tom: executive committee, P. B.
Smith, W. D. Cowan, T. H. Beauchamp.
with the pastors of all the churches.
r,. -F!inhPihfrrer will erlve a popular
! Chautauqua lecture on Americanism to
night.
ROSWELL MAY HAVE
PU3IP IRRIGATION SOON.
MisKourl Capitalist? Now Interested at
Portales to Look Over Field News
Notes From Koswell.
Roswell, N. M.. Jan. 3. According to
M. M. Brunk, of Roswell, who has jusc
returnedfrom a visit to St. Joseph and
Kansas City, the men who have con
tracted to put in a large pumping plant j
at Portales for irrigating land, are to .
be in Roswell soon to ascertain whether
such a plant can be put; In here for j
irrigating the dry land west of town. J
The new officers elected by the New j
Mexico Educational association at the '
close of the recent meeting here are as j
follows: President, James E. Clark, or .
Santa Fe. who is terr-forlal superin
tendent of schools: vice president. Jo- j
seph Gill, of Clayton, superintendent of ;
schools of Union county: secretary, R. i
F. Asplund, chief clerk in the office j
of the territorial superintendent: treas- j
urer, D. N. Pope, of the Roswell pub-
lie schools: local secretary in charge of
preparations for next year's meeting at '
Las Vegas, Dr. B. S. Gowan.
The congregation of the First Pres
byterian church has decided to build
a manse for Dr. W. C. Alexander, the
pastor, and his family, on the church
lot just east of the church bunding,
A Little Cnre Will 'Save 3Inney El
PaHo Readers Future Trouble.
Watch the kidney secretions.
See that they have the amber hue ol
nealth;
The discharges not excessive or in
frequent; Contain no "brick-dust like" sedi
ment. Doan's Kidney Pills will do this for
you. .
They watch the kidneys and cure
them when they're sick.
Thomas Tousend, 418 N. Oregon
street, El Paso, Tex., says: "I can rec
ommend Doan's Kidney Pills as highly
today as when I gave a statement ror
puDlication In their favor over two
years ago. For some time my kidneys
were weak and I was obliged to arise
often during the night on account of
an inability to control the kidney se
cretions. The use of one box of Doan's
Kidney Pills, procured at Kelly & Pol
lard's drug store, strengthened my
kidneys and made a general improve
ment in my condition. I have not had
much trouble from my kidneys since. I
am always willing to make the merit
of Doan's Kidney Pills known."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo.
N. .Y., solo agents for the United
State. .
Remember the namV-Doan's and
take no other.
EVER. WATCHFUL
boilermaker, who worked at the Copper
killed by falling into the ore dump
,
His rela-
and the committee has secured sub
scriptions to the amount of about 52000.
COAL. OIL POURED ON COALS;
CLOVIS HOUSE DESTROYED
Clovis. N. M., Jan. 3. A blaze at 6
oclock Sunday morning totally destroy
ed the four room residence, with its
contents, which was located just north
of the high school building, in North
Park addition.
Delay in sounding the alarm caused
the fire department to arrive too late
to render assistance, and some of the j
occupants lost tneir ciotning.
The fire was caused by putting coal
oil Into a bed of hot coals, which created
gas and caused an explosion.
The house was occupied by F. G.
Mahon, who only moved there recently.
Some insura .ce was carried on the build
ing but none on the household goods.
TOO ZHXTCII FACE
You feel as if you had one face too
many when you have Neuragia. Don't
you? Save the face, you may need It;
but get rid of the Neuralgia by ap
plying Ballard's Snow Liniment. Finest
thing in the world for rheumatism, neu
ralgia, burns, cuts, scalds, lame back
and all pains. Sold by all druggists.
FINANCIAL
IT NATIONAL BANK
United States Depository
ASSETS
Loans and investments .. .
United States- bonds -.,-..
Cash in vaults and exchange. ............. . .
- ' $4,479,613.28
LIABILITIES -
Capital paid in J$ 500,000.00
Surplus and prcfiits . . . ; -., 146,687.33
Circulating notes . . .-. 500,000.00
Deposits 3,332,925.95
$4,479,613.28
C. R. MOREHEAD, President, GEO. D. PLOSY, Ciiie.
JOSEPH KAGOFFHi, V. Pre. C IS. BASSSXT, Tic Pxnu
L. J. GILCHRIST, Ass Cash.
STATE NATIONAL BANK
ESTABLISHED APRIL, 1881.
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $17B0G.
A Legitimate Banking Business Transacted In AH Its Braccis,
HIGHEST PRICES PAID TOR MES3CAS MC3XY.
Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust
W. W. Tnrney, Preafc. E. Arnold, Csts&es;
S. T. Tomer, Vice Pres. ! F. X. Mnrchison, Assr. Cash.
W. Cooley, V. ?. & BIgr. H. E. Christie, Secy-
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PEOFITS $125,-000
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS.
ESPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUT OF TOWN ACCOUNTS.
CITY NATIONAL BANK
EL PASO, TEXAS.
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY
Capital, 150,000.00. Surplus and Profits, $25,000.00
OTFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
U. S. Stewart Frank Powers H. J. Siatmoas
A. G. Andreas E. Kohlberg B. Blnmentcsl
J. F. Williams J. H. Hay
YOUR BANKING BUSINESS IS RESPECTFULLY INVITED.
DIRECTORS:
T. H.Naticns, Pres. . Crawford
John T. McElroy, V. Pre -W. $. Anderson. W. L. Tooky, Cast.
National Bank Of Commerce
XL PASO TEXAS.
CAPITAL STOOS .' ! -....$200,000
Prtmptnese, Safety and Careful Attention to the Wants of 0r Castoaers is
the Policy of This Bank.
iHj h k a jpfe jB &t iB W ' wl k is iv i sift wL. ilVi 8 3P?V.PH 1
Will Younsra men .J i
1 pSj Those voung men who lhave the protection afforded by a sut-j I
1 stantiAl bank account, soon get a decided start in busings as pi ;
k: a result of the support which ready monev affords. Begin ferf
fe todav to save a portion of your income. This bank invites fcgj 1
p savings accounts from $1.00 upwards and pays 4 compound p J
interest thereon. tptl
FUNDS LACKING;
TEACHEES QUIT
Portales Schools to Continue
Under Direction of Wo
men Instructors.
Portales. N. M Jan. 3. Professor
Poore and the three assisting women
teachers of the high school have re
signed because the school board is said
to be lacking 1n funds the latter half
of the term. Just what arrangements
will be made is not definitely known,
but school will be continued.
A surprise party was given to Miss
"Vera Humphrey recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Turn-er entertained
recently at progressive hearts and forty
two. ,
The Daughters qf the Confederacy
were entertained lately by Mrs. Harris.
The Eastern Star lodge is to have a
public instalation of officers Jan. 7.
The Portales Dramatic club was en
tertained lately by Miss Pearl Leach.
Graham Bryant and family have
moved into their newly purchased town
property.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Molinari are en
joying a visit from their daughter, Mrs.
Thomson, of Hagerman.
COURTS AND SCHOOLS
OPEN AT SANTA ROSA
Santa Rosa. N. M., Jan. 3. The quar
terly sessions of the probate court and
the county commissioners' court are be
ing held today.
School opened today after a 10 days
vacation.
Miss Cavanaugh, who has been spend
ing the holiday vacation In Albuquer
que and Magdalena. has returned.
Rev. H. F. Freeman, who has spent
the last few week3 with the family of
Rev. J. L. Freeman, has returned to his
home In Alabama.
Anton J. Coury, of Globe. Ariz., a for
mer merchant of this city, is visiting hl3
brother. Gabriel Coury,
K. W. Smith, wife and two children,
of. Chicago, are visiting the family of
George H. Smith, jr.. a brother.
Professor Frank Morris has returned
from Roswell where he attended the
teachers' Institute.
Judge and Mrs. F. B. Morse, Mrs. Ii
H. Brown, C. H. Stearns and family, and
Hi F. B. Smith and family entertained
dinner parties Saturday.
FINA2TCIAL
$2,456,954.37
600,000.00
L422,658.91
Esrvie. J. SI. Goggls, Vic Prse. f

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