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VOL. II. Clayton, Union County, N. M., Friday, Dec. 14, 1Q06. io. 42,
TI1E CLAYTON CITIZEN,
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY...
By O. T. Toombs, ,
R. Q. PALMER, uusin'kss manauek.
O. T. Toombs, Editor. .
LOUISK Clivkr, Associate Editor.
Telephono No 92
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ton N. M. as second olass mail mut
er. Advertising rates fifty cents per
Inch each month, single column.
Heading notices five cents per lino
Senator Teller has int rod uced
a bill in the senate to make Now
Mexico a separate state, 'liah
CmiiSTiAXiTY, in some of its
modern operations, makes the
observant lay-man sometimos
wonder if .tho Church Triumph
ant has given away to the mili
tant forces, of sin. Makes him
wonder if the tenets and teach
ings of the "meek and lowly
Nazarene" have yielded to. and
been supplanted by tho cold, un-Christ-liko
commercialism of the
The liohr-Ceddes Mining Com
pany, has been duly launched,
and under the able management
of J. E. Geddes, a mining man
of large experience and acknowl
edged ability. The Company is
a comp uutively inw combina-li'-'i,
including among its incm
J'i's some of our best known and
sl.iuiichest citizens and has ac
quired some very choice property
in Peawk canyon, in tho Cim
arron Mining District, in this
county, and appears tobe in
command of ampio financial sup-
,-port to warrant development
work upon a large scale.
The petition for the re-incor-
poration of Clayton, tiled with
the ITon. Board of county com
missioners at the October term,
will como before that body for
final action at the coining Janu
ary term. This is a matter of
first importance to our people,
for it is surely true that tho fu
ture development of tho town
will be greatly assisted or re
tarded, as the action of our court
shall be favorable or adverse to
tho prayer of tho petitioner:
There are ICO names attached to
the petiton, and it is hoped all
our good citizens will lend such
aid and encouragement in the
premises a may be helpful lose
cure a re-incorporation, so that
Texline can watch us GROW, il
V We are making preparations
to get out a Christmas edition of
tho Citizen next week, which
wo'trust, will bo equal to the de
mands of our city and country in
general. The colored covers am
plates have just arrived for this
Christmas edition and thev are
beautiful, artistic and appropri
ate. We do not hesitate to as
sert that it will bo the most beau
tiful edition over gotten out in
.Northeastern New Mexico by
, any paper, and it will be sent to
. ono thousand homes represent
ing from 3,000 to 1,000 people.
The up-to-date merchant can not
ulTord to lose this rare opportu
'Vity to present his wares and
Llewellyn Denies That He
Has Filed Charges agátnst
Santa Fe, N. M., Doc. 6,-Des-
pite tho widespread publicity
given to tho report that he has
prepared charges against Gov.
Haggerman connecting that offi
cial with an alleged irregular
and sale during the absence of
the land commissioner. Maj.
W. II. Llewellyn, United States
attornoy for Naw Mexico, today
donied any knowledge of such
'I have made no charges
against Gov. ILiggerman" said
Maj. Llewellyn, "aim i know ot
no ono who has. I am engaged
in attending to my own business,
.ind I am with the governor in
any rigntnu o irons ot ms to
stop graft in New Mexico. Den
to glean a fe' grains of informa
tion from these orientals. ; Some
Wiseacre is credited with having
said that he never met . a man
who was not his master in many
respects. Tho taps in tho mat
ter of their rocent exchange of
compliments with the Russian
Bear, appear to be far more suf
ficiently versed in army sanita
tion and army diet, than were we
during qur spat with Spain.
Tho little brown men found a
way to control their dread Beri
beri, while with us, Yellow Jack
constantly thinned our ranks.
We have road the recommenda
tions of the President upon this
subject, together with much that
has been said by tho press rela
tive thereto, and after having
done so, we are of the pinion that
the position taken by the Presi
dent in the premises is only an
added indication that he js "Wise
beyond his day."
THE PRESIDENT'S MES
SAGE vs. THE WES
The people of the good state
of California, together with al
most all the Pacific Slope Folk,
according to the daily prints, are
very irate over that portion of
the President's recent message,
coucerning the attendance in the
public .schools of the Japanese.
The President scorns to think
the Jajn should be given about
is much freedom of entrance in
to the public schools, as the
children of native Americans,
ind his declarations along that
line appear to have been offensive
to the people along our Pacific
Seaboard; 'particularly to the
people of California, and more es
pecially so to the people of the
When one knows that it was an
American citizen who carried to
the Mikado's subjects their first
correct idea of the greatness of
Western Civilization, and gave it
to them to understand that edu
cation was tho real parent of
that civilization; it is difficult to
understand how tho messenger's
posterity and fellow citizons of
today could refuse to tboin the
means to its attainment.
It is an honor to this nation to
truly claim that it was an Amer
ican man, who, comparatively a
few years ago, pried open a Ja
panese port, and injected therein
the seeds of civilization, sowed
broadcast in tho Island empire
the idea that a high civilizations
must be born of education. This
American, then and there, acting
in a fiduciary capacity, and as
the accredited representative of
the American people, assumed a
burden for us all to bear; as much
-'Our Line of Xmas Goods-- y
Are the Finest line Ever brought to
Our prices are lower than others.
We guarantee Satisfaction on
Every thing we SELL--R.
H. DEAN, DRUG Co.,
Dealers 1a The"! Best
Of very thing Jf, a Real City Drug Store. Also fine wines
and Liquors tor Medicinal Purposes,
The Charlton Drug Co.,
Fine weather v,n aiv having.
Mose Skeenwas In from the cow ranch
W. F, Sumpter is up from tho Cim
arron country alter supplies.
K. D. Wriffht of the Wright Live
stocK to. was lu the city Tuesday.
lie reports nil stock in good Shape
for the w inter on his ranch at Veda
Mark Wright was in from his ranch
ana spent Cjiuplay in trinidad.
W. J. Tod of Maple II ill. Kansas
is looking after his business on the
Cross L ranch.
Win, Jack, secretary Sanitary Board
Is here looking after matters on hi
Jas. Kyan is building rock side
walk from tho depot to the hotel
Thanks sir, you will bo remembered.
While out hauling wood D. Cardo
vor's son estrayjpd oil from tho wagon
and was lost, while his father was
away looking .for a better plofco to
haul wood from. We have not yet
been able to learn if tho boy has been
Born to Mr. and Mrs. ' C. F, Hox
worth, a ten and a half pound boy.
llox i as happy as airee bird.
Tom and Hen Owen were in the
city Wednesday after supplies.
Jno. l'aee, a prominent lawyer of
Clayton, was in the city Monday-on
Miss Bird James has returned
from St. Joe, Mo., where she has
U'cd visiting her sister.
Butcher Pelts should be quot
ed ló.Jcts. instead of 16cts. in the
Herzstien ad on the inside pages
of this paper.
Dr. Albert J. Caldwell, of Am
arillo, Texas, specialist on the
diseases of the liye, Ear, Nose
and throat, announces to his
friends and patients through the
local columns of our paper that on
account of the inclement weather
and continued illness, he will not
make any out of town trips dur
ing the remainder ot l'JUb.
On or about December 20th, his
ofiico will be moved from its pre
sent location to the new Carson
building on tho corner oí 5th and
Polk Streets, his former location
before the fire.
After January 1st, 1Ü07, Dr. J,
Wright Hicks, formerly of Hero
ford, Texas, who has spent sev
eral months in New York and
New Orleans preparing for spec
ial work on the Eye, Ear; Nose
and Throat, will be associated
with him at the Amarillo office.
l)r Hicks lias bad a nnmher nf
as said to them, come over to our i y earst)f experience in the field
country, if you desire to become 1 of medicine, is a gentleman of
Has on display the most complete line of Xmasi
presents ever brought to Clayton, be sure and call
on us before buying elsewhere as' we are con?
fident we can please you and save money.
It is our earnest desire that you call and
inspect our stock whether you buy or not
WE are also headquarters for Masquerade Qostymes.
Remember with every dollar purchase
you get one chance for $25.00
worth of cut glass. To be giv
ing away Jan. 1st. 1907.
Is Clayton Booming? YESI
flore windmill outfits have been sold
in Clayton this year than ever be
fore, and we have sold the
BULK of them
We handle the Fairbanks and Eclipse mills. We carry th
largest stock of Casing Pipes, and Rods and Cylinders, ,
And Can Fill Any Order At Once.
Your outfit will go to you Complete. A comparison of prices,
will show that we are all right.!
R W. ISAACS,
Tin Shop in ConnectionSsw
Flues, Tanks, Troughs on hand and to order.
G. L. Marsh .
Dealer in all kinds of Building Material, Builder's Hard'
ware,' Paints, Oils &c. . A good stock always on hand.
seekers after more light. Come
over and we will show " you the
way to a better and more useful
life. We will educate you, give
you culture, and a knowledge of
all the arts
sterling qualities ana nign re
putation, thoroughly competent
to do uny work in this special
After January 1st. regular
visits to Hereford, Dalhart and
and sciences. And other points will be made as be
rrlííMT íi.),. (inri í ioi e.
TT i o A m n il 1 lrv nfflnft it 1 1 ti rrtr
ohove that the duty of our 1V fmm t, .
lliltKJIl IS IV UUU SIHUU UH'LUUU LU !
make good the promises of Per
ry. And too might we not be able
Any and all of his friends and
former patients needing his ser
vices can find him at Amarillo
each and every day.
Condensed Report of The First National Bank of Clayton. N. M-
As ronderod to tho Comptroller of Currency.
At the close of business November 12, 1906.
Bills Discounted 8109,853.90
Furniture anil Fixtures 2,000.00
Five Per Cent Funds 2,500.00
United States Bonds 104,640.00
Cash Sitfht Exchange 115,200.09
Capital i 75,000.00
Circulation 50,000.00 .
Certillcntes of deposits 61,841.58
United States Deposits 49,450.00
Territorial deposits 20,000.00
Other Liabilities (Including dividends unpaid ana undivided
pi-OlitS ) 7,4.)4.Z1
The above statement is correct to the best of my knowledge.
N. E. WH1TWOHTH, Cashier.