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JE3FL AJLJB Monday August 15, i9i(u News Of tlie Great Southwest
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TAN H0B3S PREPARES
FOE OLD SETTLERS
Odd Fellows' Picnic a Dis
tinct Success, Many "Vis
Van Horn, Tex., Aug. 15 The Odd
Fellows barbecue here was the crown
ing event of the season and many were
the praises that they received in this,
their first blowout, given by lodge No.
774, which was only organized this
The goat tieing contest wos won by
Ted Bean, one minute; John Marine
second, time one minute, 20 seconds;
Sug Cummins third, one minute, 30 sec
onds, for roping and tieing two goats.
Claude Jones won the boys 40 yard
cash. Epsy miner, a lad of 14 years,
won first place In the men's 60 yard
dash, in which there were about a dozen
The cigar race, the most interesting
of all, -was won by John Marine in
28 seconds, and Birdie Bristow came
second. The riders were to run 50
yards, dismount, get a cigar, light their
cigar and return.
The old men's race was won by Phil j
Stevens with L. Taylor second, iu yara
flash; time, six seconds.
There were visitors from neighboring
towns, among whom were Tom Smith
and wife, Mr. Lester, wife and family,
Guy DeVillineaux and family, Mr.
Stockholm, and Chris Walker and sev
eral other from Lobo.
Buck Bounds and family, Guy Bounds
and his sister. Miss Fannie, from Alla
snoore, Tex-. H. C. Jett and Mr. Hadley,
from Torbert, R. Durrlll and family
from "Wild Horse Station ranch; Mrs.
Queen, Misses Black, Sierra Blanca;
Misses Mills, Richburg, Feeley and Row
ley from the oil well town of Plateau,
Jim Daugherty, Will Neil and John Ste
phens from the figure 2 ranch.
The old settlers reunion will take
place on Aug. 25 instead of the 28th and
will last two or more days. Commit
tees on arrangements "was appointed
and everything will be in readiness for
a great big time with all kinds of
amusements similar to former occa
sions and this is planned to be the
greatest of all.
C. E. Kelly, county treasurer, has
been down several days looking over
the oil situation out at the Mann well.
He will return to El Paso this morn-
John Mann was in from his oil well
and says the drilling is still progressing
with good indications of oil.
K0SWELL GrAS PLANT
HAS CHANG-ED HANDS
Cleveland Company Pur-
chasers lruit Selling
High in Yalley.
Roswell, N. M., Aug. 15. The deal for
"the Roswell Electric Light company's
plant, bought by the Otis & Haugh Fi-
nanciai agency some time ago, has been
closed by Harold T. Clark, George W
York, D. W. Low and C M. Ernhart, of
Cleveland, Ohio, and J. L Burke of New
York City, who arrived two days ago
lor that purpose. The Roswell Gas
company's gas and ice plant has also
been bought by the same company.
A severe wind storm, accompanied by
"heavy thunder and lightning and con
siderable rain passed over Roswell.
Mail auto drivers running between
Roswell and Vaughn say heavy rains
have been falling in many places over
the range north and northwest of town.
Many of the flats are lakej, the water
In some of ithem being a foot deep.
Robert Beers has sold to the Roswell
Seed company his entire fruit crop from
his 14-acre orchard for $4500 on the
The Roswell Seed company bought the
fruit crop from J. G. Hedgecoxe's 5-acre
orchard fjOr S1000 on the trees.
Mrs. Mamie Gllliland expects to move
to Roswell from Yoakum county, Texas,
ana invest In property here. J. D. Er- Xo. decision has yet been reached rel
nest, her brotherinlaw. who recently alive to the housing of the land office,
bought the Swanson 40-acre farm east but some 4ocation near tne ank is
of town, will build j dwelling on it and j probable. A new building is one of the
move here with his family. possibilities of the immediate future.
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Interest on money is
M greatest sources of revenue.
A Give your surplus cash
j increase hy procuring
posit irom the American
t -.w -uviwww j. wiivt Wit WW.
i Capital and Surplus, $240,000.00
! YSLETA IS SHOCKED
AT MAYOR'S DEATH
Former Resident of the Old
Town Rainfall in Yal
ley Ranch Im
provements. Ysleta, Texas, Aug. 15. The people
of Ysleta are shocked and grieved over
the tragic death of mayor Robinson.
Mr. and Mrs. Robinson have many warm
personal friends here they having once
been residents of this place.
Light showers fell here Sunday after
noon. H A. Burgess and son, Charles,- are in
El Paso. They went up to attend Mr.
Burgess's mother, who died Saturday
Tr. X. T. Moore -was down inspecting
his chicken ranch Sunday afternoon. He
is having water pipes run all over his
ranch, a faucet being installed in each
Miss Elizabeth Lucy of Jackson. Miss.,
who has been the guest of Mrs. Albert
Loewenstein, has gone to El Paso for a
visit to her father.
Col. M. J. Winn, EL F. Breivogel and
Alexander de la Arena were motored
down the valley by F. M. Carr Saturday
afternoon and on their way back o El
Paso formed a dinner party at the Val
TWO IRIUGATIOX PROJECTS FOR
XEVT MEXICO ARE PLAXXED.
Basinet- Hren of Santa Fe Organize a
' 3Ierchants Associntion and EI?cr
Santa Fe, N. M., Aug. 15. Territorial
engineer Vernon L. Snllivan has ap
proved Jrwo Important projects. One is
for an irrigation system to reclaim
13,000 acres at Stanley, southern Santa
Fe county, b5' furnishing water twice
a year for irrigation to the dry farmers
who have taken up all the land under
the proposed system whicn will consist
of two dams that will Impound the
floodwaters of Armijo arrovo and a
tributary. forming two lakes holding
11.000 acre feet. II, applicants were
H. C. Kinsell and J. M. Reeves . The
project is to develop 3000 horse power
from the falls of the Rio de la Casa, a
tributary of the Mora on the Pecos
fcrest reserve in Mora county. The di
version dam and plant will cost $100,
000. The applicants are John J. Lau
bach. William Harper, TV. J. Benjamin
and W. B. Bunker of Las Vegas.
Local business men have organized
the Santa Fe Merchants' association
with L. B. "Vickroy as president; Adolf
Seligman, vice -president; Leo Hersch,
secretary; Nathan Safei, treasurer; A.
T. Koch, corresponding secretary; Vol-
ney L. Howard, attorney, who together
with -Tames L. Seligman, T. X. "Winter
and J. B. "Wood were also eleted di
rectors. FT. SUMXER TO HATE
, XEW TELBPHOXB JAKE.
Alfalfa Grower Are Well Pleased "With
Ontlook; Xew Land Office May
Ft. Sumner, X. M., Aug. 15. Tele
phone connection "with Santa Rosa will
be complete in a week or so. This will
open up connection with Colorado.
Local alfalfa men continue to give a
good account of themselves. The Nis
bets here have record yields. R. C. Nis
bet has sold hay for $60 per acre and
will cut twice more. jLeslIe Nisbit will
get seven tons per acre and Is going to
clear the price of his land from the
Cantaloupes are attracting attention
by their quality and the heaviness with
which the vines have set.
A large acreage Is being sown of al
falfa and next year will see 100 more
Interest is being aroused in the bee
culture to take advantage of the alfa-fa
An election Is set for the 22d to vote
bonds for a new school house.
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one of the world's Mi
the opportunitv to
a Certificate of De
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mence to have your tailoring done
here. If you have never worn one
of our suits or overcoats, you can
not know how much wear, fit and
stylish construction we give. We
build garments for the most par
ticular people in El Paso, a class
of trade that knows when a suit
is perfectly made. Our tailoring
costs no more than the ordinary
kind. Let us make your next suit.
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G-et the Habit Pay Cash
LAGUNA COTTON CROP WILL
First Grapes From Coahuila Shipped to
Cuba Former Resident Ries More
Music for Torreon.
Torreon, JMex., Aug- 15. After an ex
amination of the conditions in the La
guna district, Walter Fogarby, a promi
nent machinery man of San Luis i'otosi,
and considered an authority on cotton,
reports that the hacendados in this dis
trict have not been materially hurt h
t?he drouth, and he declares they will
'have as good if not better crop than the
one last year. "n
While the continued dry weather has
'been the source of considerable disap
pointment to the big planters, they in
realit-- have little about which to com
plain, as, according to Mr. Foparty, they
wall have as good a year as they ever
Though the t around Torreon will
no doubt sustain a loss of several mil
lions of pesos, there is a large part or
the district iwhieh has had plenty ot
.water, and the general average for the
district will .be raised thereby. Conse
quently business conditions of this sec
tion wall not suffer to any sreat ex
tent. J. M. Gonzalez, industrial agent of the
Oompania Mexicana de Express, esti
mates the exportation of grapes from
Coahuila this year to be something like
150,000 crates. For the first time in the
'history of Mexico. Mexican grapes have
been shipped to Havana, the first ship
ment consisting of some 100 crates.
Ing. Leandro Fernandez, minister of
communications and public works In
president Diaz's cabinet, was here on
his return in -his private car from a visit
to the Paonas 'hacienda in Duranggo and
to his brother, governor Estevane Fer
nandez, of that state. While the min
ister was here he was shown considerable
attention by the citizens.
Aotive work has been commenced upon
the installation of the bowling alleys
in the Torreon Foreign club, and when
completed they wilL be among the finest
alleysin northern Mexico. An adjoining
b'uiiding was leased for the purpose.
Word Yas recehed here of the death
in a sanitarium at Columbus, Gliio, of.
S. J. Breen, formerly of this city. He
is survived by a wife and son in Tor
reon. and a sister, Miss M. L. Breen, of
Alex. Campbell, conductor on the 1
M. railway, was quite seriously injured
at Gabriel station, between Torreon and
Durango. WMle attempting to board
the train as it -pulled out of Gabriel, he
was pusbed aside by a peon and fellhis
head striking tihe ties. He was badly
bruised, but reports from Durango are
to the effect that he "iviil be able to be
around in a week or so.
JFroon now on Torreon will have three
band concerts each week m the Plaza de
Armas, on Tuesday, Thursday and Sun
day nights. This change "is reatly
appreciated by the people, as the places
of amusement here are very scarce.
Torreon is to have a new moving
QUAY COUNTY NORMAL
CLOSES THIRD WEEK
Many Visitor! Attended; Irrigation
Proposition Again Taken Up;
Railroad Apent Goes to
Tucumcari, X. M., Aug-. 13. The third
successful week of the Quay county
teachers' normal ended with S2 teachers
In attendance. A feature of the week
was the reception of superintendent
Cramer, at which more than 300 were
present. A program was rendered:
Miss Rosa Simpson, piano selection;
IIiss Mayme Oaks, reading: Miss Fern
Severe,ySolo; Miss Myrtle McKenzie, pi
ano selection Miss Celia Shearer, reading-;
Miss Ruth Aber, solo; Miss Ansa
Elder, piano selection; Miss Sarah Ul
mer, reading: Refreshments were
served Pt the conclusion of the pro
gram. Professor R. R. Larkin, of Las Ve
gas, was a visitor at the normal. A L.
Anderson was also there. Rev. I. Guy
Ament, of iTucumcari, addressed itho
round table, a new feature of the nor
mal. Rev. J. "W. Campbell read a pa
per on "Hope's Harvest."
Mrs. Floyd Bess was hostess at Cald
well's cafe. Professor C. M. Light, Miss
j Sarah Umler and superintendent Cra
mer were among the guests.
Miss Jennie Eads, of Hobart, Okla.,
ts visiting superintendent Cramer and
his mother, and enjoying the institute.
Mrs. Edwin Cady and son, Edwin,
have gone for an extended visit to Mrs.
Cady's former home in Missouri.
Oscar Sandusky has let the contract
for a new building on First street.
Attorneys Davldsonand Keater have
moved their offices into the corner
rooms of the International Bank build
ing. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Johnson have re
turned to their home in Tucson, Ariz..
Mr. Johnson," who has been in poor
health for several weeks, has entered
a sanatarium at that place.
Clint Rethorford, nvho for several
years was in the harness and sad
dlery business here, has loated in the
same work in Denver.
Walter Purdin is moving his fixtures
from the Lobby building Into the room
formerlj' occupied by Clint Rethor
ford. Miss Norena E Hughes, of "West, X.
M.. and TVarter H. Tompson. of Carls
bad, were married in the presence of
friends and relatives at the Adams
house. Rev. Charles L. Brooks offici-
I atmg. After a trip through the -nest.
the couple will make -their home at
R. M. Brown, machinist at the E. P.
& S. W. round house, has been incapaci-
' tated for the last week because of se
vere inflammatory condition of his
eyes, the result of burns from cin
ders. Rev. George M. McBride, of the
First Methodist church, was a visitor in
M. E. Mapis has resigned his posi
tion with the Tucumcari Ice company,
and gone with his family to San Jon,
this county, where they will be located
for a few weeks before going east.
M. Brown and family, of Oklahoma,
who have been visiting the family of
J. B. Perdue, have returned to their
The deep well proposition for irriga
tion, is again being agitated in Tu
cumcari, and bids fair to reach a suc
cessful issue. Several plans have been
offered for action.
Frank C. Layhe, cashier of the Inter
national Bank of Commerce, who was
called to his home in Missouri by the
Illness of his father, has returned.
The Woman's Home Mission society
of th0 First Methodist church, gave an
ice cream social in the Hittson build
ing. A. M. Colkle. who was for a long
time chief clerk in the offices of the
E. P. & s. W., at this place, has taken
a position for the railway, as agent, at
Abran Valdezan, Aurelio Montoya
and Feleslta Valdezan. of the Hanley
community, are here proving up on
their claims after a five vear possess
sion. John and George Walermailer, James
and Emory Hunter, of Elida, N. M., with
their families, passed through here on
their way to Trinidad, where they will
Roy Buchanan, who I? employed In
cne orrice of U. S. Devor, of the E. P. i
& S. TV., has gone to Hot Spring?, Ark. j
Attornev V. W. More has finished the
"well at his residence and reports a fine
stream of water at a shallow depth.
Henry R. Smith, of Cincinnati, was
in the city on his way to his claim
near Moaquero, N. M.
Rev. G. R, "Varney. pastor of the First
Baptist church, returned from a trip
to Clayton, where he has been to "see
his son who I 111 with tvphoid fever
Mrs. Vsrnev accompanied him.
Mrs. R. L. Wetherford and two chil
dren, left for Armstrong, Mo., where
they will spend the remainder of the
summer with relatives
XOGALES FRMT3RS RE
IIOTTXG TO HERMOSILLO
Women Auxiliary of Santa Crn Clnh
Entertain "Vos:nle Folk: Enter
tain Many "Visitors.
Xogales, Ariz., Aug:. 15. It is said
that many American settlers are taking
up -gTicultura3 land near Hermosillo,
and that the big- ranches are being- cut
up into smaller farms. There Is plentv
of water, and berries, fruits, grains and
about all vegetables can be grown.
The hostesses for the Women's auxil
iary to the Santa Cruz club were mes
dames O'Connor. McCurdy, Xoon and
Miss Rachel Mix. The entertainment
provided for the occasion was "His
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Johnson nf rra-n.
?2.ttw visiting their daughter,
Mrs. T. J. Wylie, here.
W. W. Main is in Xogales from South
pakota, the guest of O. K. Franklin and
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Newman and chil
dren have gone to Wisconsin to spend
FIRST MEXICAN MISSIONARY
LEAVES COI.ONIA DTO3LAS.
Missionary VIsltlnjc In Norway Colonic
Tlax Man Trown h- TTnrc and
Injured Infant Dies.
Colonia Dublan, Mex., Aug-. 15. A
party was given in honor of Andres
Gonzales, who left for a two vears'
mission to the City of Mexico. Andres
is the first Mexican missionary ever
called to fill a two years' mission.
The little baby of Arwell Fierce of
Ciudad Juarez died.
Xlelse Larsen who is on a mission to
Norway, has been quite sick. He Is
better now and is expected home in n.
few months. Before leaving for home
he will visit his early home in Den- I
Mrs. Patten and daughters are in
Blackfoot. Idaho. John Patten and
family will return with them.
Martin Jarvis of Colonia Diaz, while
wrestling with a large steer," got his
horse tangled up with the rope and was
thrown to the ground; the horse falling
upon and bruising his leg badly.
DEMOCRATS OF 0UAY COUNTY
NAME THEIR DELEGATES.
Voting Is Brisk and Prohibition and
Other Local Issues Enter Into the
Issues of the. Campaign.
TucuTncari, X. M"., Au. 15. The Dem
ocratic primary for the nomination of
five delegates to the statehood conven
tion at Santa Fe, was held in Qiray
county Saturday. Voting was ibrik, the
iprohibition question and. in tihe city, cer
tain reform measures which have been
advocated by some of the candidates,
aiding to effect the result. Of 10 can
didates for nomination in the countv,
it appears that the following have re
cervied the nomination: D. B. Boark,
Prairie View, 347 votes; C. C. Davidson,
Tucumcari, 302; YS. W. Maves, Tucum
cari, 270; E. F. Saxon, Tucumcari, 216;
J. L. House. House, 190. The rains have
delaved definite information from some
of the smaller districts.
XOGALES AFTER KNIGHTS
OF COLUMBUS SANITARIUM
Nogales, Ariz., Aug. 15. The No gales
and Santa Cruz board of trade is in cor- j
icajJuimeiitB wiiii uiti ivmgiiis oi joium
bus, wjio have decided upon Arizona as
a location for a home, with a view of
securing Xogales as the situation of
A committee has been appointed to
make all effort possible to get the es
tablishment and will offer a 160-acre
tract adjoining the city limits as a site.
"The "Wedge" will be torn away and
rebuilt on Monley avenue soon, which
will necessitate a number of changes
and moves among many business men.
Charles D. Karnes, Arthur Barber and
L. S. Jones were new members elected
at a recent meeting of the Papago En
Work is to be resumed on the Four
Metals group of mining claims in the
Patagonia mountains soon. -
R. H. Reynolds has been promoted to
the post of deputy collector at Lochiel
in place of Fred Perry, changed, and
George Pratt has been appointed in
spector of the port in place of Reynolds.
RAILROAD BRIDGE WASIIED OUT.
Dalhart, Tex., Aug. 15. At 5 oclock
todaj- the Canadian river bridge on the
Fort "Worth and Denver road' went out
nnd all passenger trains are detouring
by way of Amarillo, Tucumcari and
Dalhart. There are heavy- floods.
Let us suggest a dainty frozen dessert.
Phone the Elite an-' iir"
BANK IS SOLD
Oklahoma Man Kew Presi
dent Normal School in
S ession Building.
Estancia, X. M., Aug. 15. The Estan
cia Savings bank chansred hands when O.
A. Fisk of Talala, Okla., purchased the
controling interest of A. J. Green, and
was elected president. Mr. Fisk lias been
president of the Talala First State bank
for several 3ears. He will arrive in Es
tancia in a few weeks and' the family
will move in the cement block cottage,
which -nas also purchased of Mr. Green.
The vanmial session of the Torrance
county normal convened here, with coun
ty superintendent Burt manager, ana
Mrs. Xora Brumback of Mountainair
Eugene Forbes has sold the Willard
Record to Mrs. Doe Pedrick. Mr. Forbes
and family have gone to Weatherforo,
L. B. Stern has returned to Albuquer
que after spending several days here,
buying hides and wool,
living two miles north of Estancia and
J. M Shaw, a prominent ranchman,
Mrs. May Philips were married at the
residence of J. H. English of this city."
Dr. E. Evans and wife of Ponca (Sty,
Okla,. are here looking over the valley
with the view of locating
T. K. Lookingbill of Corona was here
several days last week on (business. He
is assisting contractor Epier of Estan
cia, who 1ms the contract to pt up the
ne wschoolhouse at Corona.
J. P. Porter has returned from Carri
zozo. Geo. Fugafc and John Lee have returned
Mrs. C. A. Welch has returned to her
home in Chicago, after spending several
weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Bershue of the allev hotel
H. H. Stiewisr and John Meador have
i one -D3011 county, Texas.
Miss Maude Hancock, who is employed 1
m the banta l?e schools, has retuixea
there, after spending her vacation with
J. D. Odom. has gone to Frederick,
Okla,. for a visit.
I. A. Dye has returned to Arbu"uerr,ne.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Elgin have gone for
a visit wkh relatives in Moberly, Mo.
Jas. Walker and J. X Bush are re
building the telephone office buildin".
which was partially destroyed during
the recent fire.
Assisted Many Destitute Persons Durina:
the Past Year; the Society Has
Money on Hand.
Chihuahua, Mex., Aug. 13. It is just
about one year since the Chihuahua Re
lief society was organized. The society
has had fifty members who have con
tributed the membership fee of five
A former relief society which had
lapsed, leaving in the Chihuahua In
vestment company a balance of $94.74,
turned this ' amount over to the new
organization. With the 50 memberships,
this gave the society total receipts to
the amount of 344.74. The society has
undertaken the relief of six cases of
distress during the year, expending In
this way $197. The Incidental expen
ses for the year amounted to $9.50, mak
ing: the total expenditures $206.50. The
society has in the treasury $13S.24.
Two were sick men, who were assist
ed to their homes in the United States,
two women out of employment were
helped back to the United States, aid
was granted to bury two Americans and
a destitute family was relieved.
The officers of the society are: C M.
Leonard, president; Philip Baber, vice
president; W. G. Coxhead, secretary and
treasurer, and Otto Kuck, director.
The following- have been members the
past year: D. W. Shanks, Fred Pot'
hast. Dr. E. Tj. Commons, B. F. Wright,
R. Riser, J. Johnstone, F. J. Langan, '
Herbert Williams, F. E. Beecher, C. B
Richardson, R. M. Dudley, Schyler Law-
rence, R. D. McCausland, H. Lawrence
C. IC. Cole, C M. Leonard. E. A. Leon- j
ard, Henry Harries, P. A. Hutchins,
J. W. Carter, H. H. Morehouse, W. G.
Coxhead, Philip Baber, Otto Lemberger,
G. A. Morrill, Thos. Dale. A. F. De-
Sneth, "Win. Dale. Jas. T. Eaton, L
Nordwall, H. Xordwald, H. C. Ferris,
L. Q. Taylor, W. J. Quigley, Dr. S.
Haffner, C. C. Harris, W. S. Benton
Dr. TV. F. Shaw, D. B. Gillies, E. S.
Plumb, H. A. Eye, J. Knowley, J
Brooks. W. C. TVInnegar, S. G. Burns,
G. C Magulre, H. W. Edmondson, E. W.
King, A. L. Loder, L. J. Keena.
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.
Explosion In Cigar Store Injures Woman
Rifle Club to Commence Practice
Pay Day for Miners.
Bisbee, Ariz., Aug. 15. A heavy rain,
accompanied, by hail, fell here. The wa
ter from the hills rushed down Brewery
avenue, preventing traffic for some time.
Xo damage is reported.
A motor is the depot cigar store be
came overcharged with electricity during
the storm yesterday. The result was an.
explosion which injured Mrs. I. C. E.
Adams, who was in the store.
Jim Manihan, a wouldbe cripple so
liciting money, threw away the jane
upon which he leaned and walked to jail
after being sentenced to 25 days' impris
onment on a vagranov charge.
The Bisbee Rifle club Arill betrin prac
ticing rapid firing next Sunday for the
expert marksmanship biittons.
The Copper Queeu paid its employes
Saturday atij the merchants of Bisbee
say it was the best daA for business
they have experienced for several montihs
A large nuniber of cattle have been
imported from Sonora during the last
AVcrk "will be started in repairing the
track of the Warrant District uriving
Solomonville, Ariz., Aug. 15. Ph.
Freudenthal has returned from Las
Cruces, N. M., where he had been on im
pbrtant business. t
Under sheriff Richardson killed a dog
on the street that was suffering from
Mrs. Mollie Stevenson of Douglas is
expected on a visit to Mr. and Mrs.
The large steam thresher passed i
through town. It Is drawn about the
country by the engine that furnishes
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Parks of Clifton !
are down on a visit to their sister. Mrs. )
.Frank Ringgold, and Messrs. Charles W.
and Howard Parks.
Thomas Donahue has finished his
work at the court house for the new
county of Greenlee and returned to his
home in Morenci, Ariz.
1EXAS CONFEDERATE REUXIOA'.
McGregor, Tex., Aug. 15. AH prep
arations for the state and county Con
federate Veterans' reunion to be held
here from August 16 to 19 inclusive,
have been completed. On the last two
days it is expected that as manv as
13,000 persons will be present
T. M. WIXGO, President.
The American National
Capital and Surplus $240,000
H. J. DOXATJ,
W. J. HARRIS,
T. M. WIXGO.
JXO. M. WYATT.
We regret to advise the destruction by
fire yesterday morning of the building
used by us as "Oemporary quarters during
the construction of our new building.
Our vaults are intact and stood the -fire
in good shape but on account of dangerous
standing walls and debris which. must be
removed, it will be two or three days
before we can gain an entrance. Our stock
of stationery, furniture and fixtures
was completely lost. Having secured the
furniture fornSer'ly used by the National
Bank of1 Commerce we vfere enabled to open
for business this irforning as usual in the
Fewel building on El Paso street and
ask our friends and customers to induge
us for any lrttle delays in handling
their business until we can gain apcess
to our records and secure new stationery.
Work on our new seven story fire proof
banking room is going rapidly forward
and we hope to occupy it in a very short
Very truly yours,
JOHN M. WYATT, Cashier.
N ITS DEALINGS WITH ITS CUSTOMERS FOR
THIRTY YEARS THE
ST NATIONAL B
Has demonstrated its purpose in giving depositors every advantage ob
tained fay years of experience and it is a definitely settled policy to study
their requirements thus meeting intelligently their needs. Diligence in
every department with this end in view has brought success, to the bank
and its customers alike.
Capital t-.-v....-$ 600,000 '
Surplus and Profits ..S .-... 225,000
We cordially invite new business connections..
Our new savings department pays 4 per cent on deposits.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS UNTIL 8 O'CLOCK.
R. MOREHEAD, President.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN, Y. Pres. a N. BASSETT, Vice Pre
i. J. GILCHRIST, Asst. Cask.
State National Bank
ESTABLISHED APRIL, 1SS1.
'CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $175,000.
A Legitimate Banking Businsss
HIGHEST PRICES PAID
Rio Grande Valley
W. W. Tnrney, Prest.
S. T. Turner, Vice Prest.
W. Coolev, V. P. & ifsr.
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS $150,000
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, Surplus and Profits, $350,000
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS":
Stewart Frank Powers C- H. Leaveil H. .J. Simmons
A. G. Andreas VT. B. Lofcta B. Bhimenfchal
J. F. Williams H. M. Andreas .J. H. Mav
YOUR BANKING BUSINESS
CONSERVATISM AND PROGRESS
A marked feature of the history of this bank is hz,
fact that conservatism and progress have been insepar
ably linked In every transaction, no worthy enterprise
conforming to the principles of safe banking ever hatinr
beVn passed without due consideration. Financial pnr
aence nas always Deen an
progressive spirit wnicn
rtf thi; lnrtitution.
mb t thi; lnrtitution. g J 1
El Paso Bank & Trust Co.
319 San Antonio St.
Solicits Your Patronage
Capital Stock $100,000
R. M. TURNER, Pres.
A. F. KERR, Cashier LEE
JNO. M. WYATT, Cashier.
El Paso-, Tex., Aug,1: 15, f 10
GEO. D. FLORY, Cashier.
Transacted in All Its Braac&es.
FOR JIEXICAN MONEY.
Bank & Trust Co.
"V. E. Arnold, Cashier.
F AL Afurchison, Asst. Cashier.
H. E. Christie, Secy.
IS RESPECTIVELY INVITED
ever present attendant to ti
nas marKea the managem
F. P. JONES, V-Pres
H. CREWS, Asst Cash'r.