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Pubished in the Interest of Clayton, Union County and Country In Qen.eraU'
Clayton, Union County, N. M, Friday, Nov, 16 1906,
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THE CLAYTON CITIZEN,
PüaUSHED EVERY FRIDAY.
R. Q. Palmer, Editor.
Lomss CuvEa, Associate Editor.
.Telephone No ....92
Sub&orlption, one year, $2.00.
Subscription, six months, $1.23.
Application has been made to enter
the CITIZEN in the Clayton post of
fice as second-olass mail matter.
Advertising rates fifty cents per
Inch each month, single column,
Reading notices five cents per line,
AT tho organization of the
state of Oklahoma, Beaver coun
ty will, in all probability, be di
vided into three counties. Each
new county will be about fifty
six miles long and thirty-five
miles wide. Just which county
will reserve the rich land, so well
advertised, of Beaver county is
not yet decided.
The best sentiment in the
Territory demands the hold
ing of a Constitutional Con
vention in this city and the
framing of a proper constitution.
'Faint heart never won fair
lady," New Mexico should not
be backward in presenting tothe
Congress of the United States
and to the people of the country
the right kind of a constitution
and, demand admissi ion as a
state. Never go backwards.
Santa Fe New Mexican.
We certainly endorse such a
convention, and believe the peo
ple of Union county in general
do. This plan, as we have stat
ed before, properly carried out
will have a greater tendency to
bring about the much needed
statehood for New Mexico, than
any other plan we believe that
could be set fortn. Let's all
make an effort, not only an effort,
but let's see that the plan is car
ried into execution.
home institutions makes them
willing to give home merchants
their trade. Perhaps they even
argua that they can get better
work the average oitizen may
also argue that he can get a
much better selection from the
This paper has refused more
than once to accept advertise
ments from mail order houses,
for no other reason than to pro
tect our home merchant. But if
this is the returns we get we sin
cerely trust that the next time
a peddler comes to town to take
orders for goods in the particular
lines which these merchants han
dle, that instead of advocating a
fine of one hundred dollars, they
will give him the glad hand
and say: "Welcome brother, we
too, believe that outside institu
tions should be patronized to the
detriment of home institutions."
That's the way it looks from
Santa Fe, N. M Nov. 13.-A.
0. Larazola last night announced
that he would contest for the ter
ritorial seat in congress on the
grounds of a fraudulent count.
Incomplete returns of the elec
tion have been received from ev
ery county in the territory and
they give Andrews only 82G ma
jority, and as Larrtizola carried
fourteen counties against An
drews eleven, it, looks as if there
might be some grounds for a
Clayton merchants are not as
consistent as they would have
the balance oí us be Only t few
months back they, of one accord,
prosecuted a man who was sell-
goods to the consumer for a for
eign house. This paper jn.ied
in and said all the mean things
about the fellow we would dare
and stay out of bounds of the li
bel law. To day a solicitor rep
resenting a printing establish
ment of a neighboring town can
vassed our business houses and
professional men and the very
merchants who were loudest and
longest in their protest against
the mail order houses and ped
dlers, the ones who have the
most to say about patronizing
home industries, were the ones
to give their printing to this so
licitor. If the home newspaper
isn't a home industry, an institu
tion that does more for the up
building of the community in
general und it's own town in par
ticular and whan a newspaper
advertises and promotes a town,
it advertises and pronutes every
institution in that town if it is
not strictly a nome institution
we do not know the meaning of
that phrase Perhaps these
merchants argue that they can
get cheaperprinting in the city
the community are fully aware
that they can purchase dry goods
and groceries at a lower price in
the city than these merchants of
fer them, but their loyalty to
A Divorce for Anna Gould.
Paris, France, Nov. The tri
bunal of the first instance of the
Seine, Judge Ditte presiding, at
noon to-day, granted a divorce to
countess De Castellano (formerly
Miss Anna Could) and gave her
the custody of her children who,
however, are not to bo taken from
France without the consent of
The Counts demand for "an
allowance' of $j0,000 was reject
ed by the court and judgment
given wi'.h co Us against theCount
-El Paso Herald.
From Earthquake Sufferers.
OF THE ELECTION HELD
NOV. 6, OF UNION
For Delegate to Congres.
fur Constitutional Delftet
, Dem Holland
Rep- Easterwoud - -
I or Representative.
tor County tomminioneri.
For Probate Judge.
Dem . . M ascaranarez
For Probate Clerk.
Fot Treasurer led lx-0(ficio Collector.
for County School Superintendent,
Rep.. Johnson '
San Fuansisjo, Cal. , Nov. 14.
The Chronical says to-day that
a new investigation in tho courts
in the local graft scandal are sensational.
It now appears that sums of
money, large and small, that were
sent from diiTercnt states to San
Francisco for he relief of the
sufferers never reached the relief
Some of these amounts which
aggregate a large sum, were
mailed in care of Mayor Schmitz.
Detective Burns und about 100
government agents have been
making an investigation. Presi
dent Roosevelt is the moving
spirit behind the inquiry and he
declares that no man guilty of
diverting the relief funds shall
escape justice. The cases come
within the jurisdictihn of the fed
eral governriient because it is
alleged that the mails were tam
pered with. A considerable sum
was also sent through the Wells
Fargo and other express com
panies and these companies are
There is a report that in the
aggregate the stealing will
amount to a million doilars.
DKPAIITMENT OP THE INTERIOR.
united Status land ofd'ícK,
Clayton. N. M., Nov. 13, 1906.
A sufliulent contest affidavit having
been filed in this office by Oliver P.
Easterwood, contestan!, against home
stead entry No. 807(5, made April 13,
lUOfi, for N. E. quarter of Section 31.
Township 20 N., P.an;o 30 E., by Lu
cían E, Frazler Contesten, in which
it is alleged that "said Lucían E. Fra
zier has nover established his resi
dence upon said land and has aban
doned the game for more than six
months immediately preceding the
date hereof and that all said defects
continue down to this date, and that
said alleged absence from the said
land was not due to his employment
in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps
of the United States as a private sol
dier, officer, seaman or marine, dur
ing the war with spain or during tiny
other war in which the United States
muy be engaged." Said parties are
hereby notitied to appear, respond and
offer evidence touching said allegation
at 10 o'clock A. M. on Jan. 10. 1907.
before the Register and Receiver at
the united States Land oflico in Clay
ton, New Mexico.
The said contestant having, in proper
aflidavit, tiled October 30, 1900, set
forth facts which show that arter due
diligence personal service; of this no
tice can not be made, it is hereby
ordered and directed that such notice
be given by due and proper publica
tiont Edward V. Fox.
Ais the Trade Mark
i2S?VV that stands for
and the merchant's
stick up for
Galvanized Flues, Tanks,
i -- j finir ViE-V-rJ' r
G. L Marsh
Dealer in all kinds of Building Material, Builder's Hard
ware, Paints, Oils &c, A good stock always on hand.
Clayton, & & New Mexico,
Take Your Prescriptions to The
CHARLTON DRUG CO.
Where you can have them carefully compounded by &
At all Hours,
Our stock of Drugs and Chomicals are of the very best that can
be obtained for medicinal purposes,
Our stock of Perfumery, Stationery, Toilet Articles and Drug
gists' Sundries, are the most complete in Clayton. We also carr
a complete line of Cut Glass, and Hand Painted China and we es..
pecially invite our lady patrons to call, before buying elsewhere,
and examine our prices, which are surely right.
S6c Charlton Drug' Co,
Condensed Report of The First National Bank of Clayton, N. M
As rendered to the Comptroller of Cnrrcncr.
At the close of business November 12, 1900.
RESOURCES , v
Bills Discounted I199,8.rt3.9a
Furniture and Fixtures 2,000.00
Five Per Cent Funds 2,500.00
United States Bonds 104,540.00
Cash Sijrht Exchange..... 115,200.09
Overdrafts 3,441 7J
Capital I 75,000.00
Certificates of deposits 51,841.56
UniteS States Deposits 49,450.00
Territorial deposits 20,000.00
Other Liabilities (Including dividends unpaid and undivided
The above statement Is correct to the best of my knowledge. " '
N. E. Wtjit worth, Cashier.
President lloosevelt and party
arrived at Colon, Panama," Nov.
Another (nrthcnake shock was
felt in the Mescaler Indian agen
cy, Nov. 13, which awoke people
atid shook articles from shelves.
DR. W. W. CHILTON:
DENTIST. 2.. .
NEW SANITARIUM BLD'O,
HOOMS S t IO UP rXAIHS.
J. E. riOORE,
Clayton. N. M.
Dr. J. C. Slack,
PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON,
5poclal Attention Girm I
D1SSASEA Or WOMEN.
OlfiJ Houn. " "-
1 1 lo 4 and j to 9 t, m.
C E. FARRINGTON.
: NEW MEXICO