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CLAYTON, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1916.
M i ? s i q riT h e a't e r
First . Performance, Monday
S Night February 7th.
In this week's issue of the Citizen
will appear the first announcement
of the lirst troupe that will visit
our city and put on a series of en
tertainments in the new Mission
Theatre. Mr. Fowler, for the Bono
Construction company, is here with
a corps of men and is putting the
chairs and arranging the seating
capacity of the building and also
the scenery and stage settings. The
projector is being installed by and
under the able management of Mr.
Earle who' will be in charge of the
Missioitfat the instance of Mr. Herz
stein. VThe projector that Mr. Herz
itein has purchased is not only one
of the best but is recognized as the
best of its kind on the market and
has all of the latest appliances and
improvements that are found , on
any moving picture machine. "The
arrangements of the seats are such
as to make them easily accessible
to the public both for entry , and
exitv there being a wide commodi
ous aisle through the middle the
entire length of the room and on
the sides as well and from the cen
ter aisle midway to the front, and
directly opposite the middle side
door J' Directly in front of this aisle
wilbbe four rows of upholstered
seats that shall be always the re
served section. All seats in front of
this aisle will be reserved at per.
formances except picture shows.-
The management has engaged a
very popular company to put on
the first week's performance whose
ad and announcement is seen in
another column of this paper. The
.Mission Thealro, as it stands; is cer
' tainly one of beauty, both inside and
. out. Clayton is to be complimented
upon having such a building at the
disposal of its citizenship.
Leap Year Party
A Leap Year Dance, the first of
the season, was given by some of the
young ladies of the town on Satur
day night, last, in the Palmer hall,
which proved to be a very enjoy
able affair for the young lolks of the
city. The ladies did the inviting and
the way some of the young dudes
of the town did bow and scrape and
How-de-do around to avoid being
missed is something worthy of men
tion. Punch was served during the
entire evening, refreshnieins were
served after the dance And all report
a most enjoyable time, there seem
ingly having been enough girls to
Following is a list of those pres
ent: Misses Maude and Wihua Hardin,
Lucilé and Emma Snyder, Mary and
Helen Mansker, Inez and Vendía Ek
lund, Sadie Herzstein, Edna Steele,
Lena Wolford, Helen Hayburn, Ina
Giles, Floyd Bristol, Mabel Messen
ger, Ethel Stewart, Virgie Hitson
Etta Mae Levall. Visiting girls: Hal-
lie Exuin, Lillian Beasley, Julia
Wooten, Mcsdames Pace, Grimm,
McFadden, and T. Wolford.
Messrs W. L. McVay, Walton Sny
der, Odie Erskine, Chester Kiser,
Roger Crawford, Leonard Herzstein,
J. T. Webb, F. 0. Blue, H. C. McFad
den, Dale Charlton, Dick Sparks,
Charlie Hammond, Carl . Jenkins,
Harold Reeves, Tom Wolford, C. L.
Collins, Ed Utterback, Edgar War
ner, Milo llatcliff, Geo. Bushnell, Al
lan Dean, Tim Vigil, Slats Rankin,
Otto Steele, Vincent Steele, Ray Mes
senger, Charlie Mossa, A. Beggs, Gene
Hardin, Don Sherman, John Win
chester, Tom Bushnell, Loyd Miller.
Methodist Notes '
Morning: Sunday school, 10:00.
Preaching at 11:00, Subject "Intro
ducing Men to Christ,"
Evening: Preaching 7:30, Subject
"The Unconscious Tragedy."
Rev. Autho P. Gaines, Pastor
Henry, the oldest son of Mrs. Rose
of this place, died tn Monday of the
week, near their claim about six
miles northwest of Des Moines. He
was brought to Clayton by friends
and the body prepared for burial.
On Tuesday Mrs. Rose took his re
mains to their former home near
Pawnee Rock, Kansas, for burial.
Mrs. Rose seems to be having her
portion of grief. Six months before,
to the day, her husband was kicked
by a mule and lulled, while away
from home, leaving her with seven
(hildren to care for. She has been
doing the best that, could ne ex
pected and since coming here to
send the children to school has had
various things to oo to make a liv
ing, and at the present time was
keeping boarders in the west part
of town. On Sunday of tlie week she
was notified that the hoy was sick
with the rheumatism, and on Mon
day she was notified that he was
worse and for her to come. Upon
arriving at the home of Mr. Sam
Miller, where he had been staying,
she found to her grief that the Grim
Monster had come and taken away
the boy. She certainly has the sym
pathy of the entire city in this her
great bereavement. Ho died of
Power of Advertising
By JOHN H. FAHEY
'President of the Chamher of Commerce of the
United States. .
If there are still extant men who ask
the question "Does it pay to advestise?"
I know their thinking is of the kind which
would lead them to light factories with
candles and insists upon the advantages
which would accrue if the residents of
modern cities still drew their water supply
by bucket from the town well.
When nations in the greatest struggle of
history adveatise for armies; when kings
and emperors and sultans come down from
their thrones to seek the attention of the
world and present their pleas and defen
ses through the press;when it has become
the daily bread of a large part of the
world's business, it is indeed a man of
limited mentality who still questions the
power of publicity. It's value, to society
has, in fact, so impressed itself that to-day
publicity is the light of the world- It may
be said, with little element of speculation
in t ie assertion, that if 'publicity had
characteiized dealings between the na
tions of Europe during the past 50 years
and secret-diplcfr.scy ltd teen eliminated
the present world wnr, with its terrorism
and threat to all civilization, would net t
now be raging.
The only daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Emmet Mock passed out of this life
last Wednesday. The cause of her
death was heart failure brought on
by the after effects of diptheria.
Drs. Daniels and Slack were the at
tending physicians. Little Edna was
a neighborhood pet in the commun
ity in which she lived and was an
exceptionally bright child. She was
the idol of her parents heart being
the only dahtep in a family. of five
children. She was the joy and sun
shine of every gathering and en
deared herself to everyone who
knew her. Her death leaves a vacan
cy that will not be easily nor soon
She was laid away in the Creed
cemetery after a short hut impres
ive service conducted by the Rev.
Self. To the family and friends we
xtend pwv warmest sympathies and
hope that time and the Giver of all
Good will heal their hearts.
Sleep on Beloved, and take thy
Lay down thy burdens on the Sav
We loved you well but Jesus loves
Sleep on, sleep on, sleep on."
tVrthur Ray P'airchilds of near
Thomas, died on Monday of this
week with Typhoid fever, and was
buried on Wednesday of the week
near Thomas, Rev. J. Q. Herrin, of
Clayton, ofllcialing at the ceremony
He was a member of the - Baptist
church, also of the I. O. 0. F. Lodge,
the members of the lodge taking
charge of the ceremonies at the
grave. .Mr. l-aírennos came Here
from Sawyer, Kans., about a year
ago, and located on a claim where
he died. He leaves a wife and small
son, Murline, to mourn his depart
ure. His parents, three sisters and
one brother were here from Kansas
to attend the funeral. He was about
30 years of age.
First Socialist Lecture
The Socialist lecture on last Sun
day was reasonably well attended
Only reasonably, we think, consid
ering the fact that we were being
addressed by a man who has had a
part in "doing" things in other parts
to the extent that he has acquired
for himself a nation-wide reputa
lion iinnj.'ii those w ith whom lie is
cssociat.ed. He had the personal
power niul ;bili!y to li;'k both par
ties at. ine time fix thi' first office
in a city of many thousand, and al
though we are frank lo say that in
our opinion it was not the popularity
of the party that turned the trick
but the individuality of the man
that put him over. YOU lose when
vou fail to hear lhe men.
James-Evans Nuptials '
Mr. J. M. James of Oklahoma, and
Miss Emma Evans of near Mount
Dora, were united in Holy wedlock
on January 30, 1916, at the brides
home by Rev. W. C. Rose.
Mr. James is prosperous farmer
of Alfalfa, Oklahoma,, and Miss
Evaus is an accomplished young
lady of the Mount Dora neighbor
hood. The young people will make their
future home on the grooms line farm
at Alfalfa, Oklahoma,. After the
ceremony the invited guests partook
of the sumptuous dinner of which
Mrs. Evans is noted and which all
enjoyed wishing the young people
God speed we said goodby.
W. C. Rose.
(iris Five-Hundred Club I '
The Girls Five Hundred Clulmet
last Wednesday with Miss Wilnia
Hardin. Misses Julia Wooten of
Chickasha, Oklahoma and Lillian
Beasley of Yoakum, Texas, were vis
iting guests. Miss Vendía Eklund
won favor, a dainty-silk boudoir ap
and Miss Wooten took guest prize,
a handsome hand embroibered tray
cloth.- A dainty luncheon was serv
ed during which it was decided to
reorganize the club, Miss Hardin
having had the club for the last
meeting of the year. It being unan
imously agreed to reorganize, the
following became members: Misses
Inez and Vendía Eklund, Mary and
Helen Mansker, Maud and Wilma
Hardin, Sadie Herzstein, Goldie
Spring, Hallie Exum, Lucile Snyder
Mrs. McFadden and Mrs. Osborn.
Home Economics Club ,
Program for February 12, at the
Roll call Uses I make of stah
bread. - "
Paper Bread in diet: (a) food
value, (b) digestibility, fc) effects
of impure indregienl.s and imper
feet baking. Mrs. Gill.
1. leasts Kinds, function in
bread making, effect of temperature.
sugar ana salt upon yeasi action
2. Kinds of Hour Which are best
for bread and why? Gluten in flour
3. Reasons for kneading bread
Best methods of mixing bread?
What and why? Mrs. Kerlin.
Value and importance of clean
utensils in' bread making. Mrs
5. Baking and cooling bread. Mrs
(i. How to know good bread. Miss
The women of the club cordially
invite anyone interested to competí
in the bread contest and to be pres
eut at the meeting. Competent
.indues have been chosen Mrs. J. F
Harnhart, Artie Dean and Mrs. Pyh
I he Weber Grocery Go. have in
stock the Hour of the Clayton Mill
ing Co. fend will accomodate tin
buyers by selling it In small quan
titirs. The Barnhart Grocery Co,
will make an . effort, to have, th
Clayton product on hand and will sell
in small quantities.
In order to make the contest fat
the white and graham bread should
be baked Friday, the corn bread
Turkeys - ....121-2
Broom Corn, ton 80c 90c'
Beans, cwt. $3.50
Corn Shelled hulk 1.10
Corn, ear 65 (i .70
KalMr .- 73
Gets J. 10
Wheat. .No. 2. bushel 9c (d: 1.00
Wheat, No. 3, bushel 92. (ft .97
Skunk '.y..25c (a 1 .25
Coyote 50c dt) 1.50
Bob Cut niul Lynx ...50c (? 1.50
Corporation Commission, and
C & S Officials meet with
Business Mens As's'n
As was previously announced, the
Corporation Commission and "some
of the, officials of the Colorado and.
Southern railroad met with somo
of the business men of the town at
the Palmer hall on last Saturday
P. M. More of the business men of
the town should have been present
its there were things discussed that
were of interest to them and to the
city and the business interests of
the town generally. This Is a .thing
that many of us have a 'habit of neg-'
lecting until such time-as there is
a proposition up to do some much
needed good for the town and then
we take a few hours off Jo attend to
duties that we do not care to relate.
It began to look for a while that we,
as audience, were going to be in
the minority and that the Star Per
formers were in the majority, both
as-to numbers and otherwise. The
meeting was congenial all through
but it did look that when a repre
sentative body of this nature came
to our town that had to do with
things and conditions every day that
are vital to the personal and general
interests of the town that we as a'
body of business men should be
THERE. If we don't do very much,
the effect and the impression is
worth while. As was previously an
nounced the rate question was un
der discussion, and to the best of
our ability, the sense of the meeting
so far as we were concerned was to
the effect that we were glad to let.
well enough 'alone,, so far as freight
rates were concerned. Some of us-
probably had thought before, other
had not and only found out just
where we were after we had taken
considerable time to kick aDout it.
The proposed rate isc not of in
terest to us here at Clayton at the
present time. This will be the con
clusion of every man that will take
the time to investigate the rates and
will compare them with the rates
proposed by the C. & S. ofllcials and
the Corporation Commission.
There are things that are vital
to the town that could and should
have been discussed, in our opinion,
and these are the things that we
have overlooked, and allowed to go
by almost un-noticed. One of these
is the street crossing question and
another is the matter of a new de
pot and some repairs around the
station and things of this sort, in
cluding track scales, should we have
met with these men eninasse and
presented in a reasonable and log
ical and emphatic manner, we might
have started something.
Withal, the. meeting, was a bene
llcial one, people and olllcials be
come better acquainted with each
others' need and wishes and we
make it easier to, get to "common
ground" when we get together the
-...75c (a! 2.00
..1.00 r 5.00
For Sunday, February lh.
9:45 a. in. Sunday School.
11:00 a. in. Sermon, "All Things
7:30 p., in. Gospel services. The
pastor will speak on the subject,
"Salvation Alone Through Christ,"
Mrs. F. H. Beatty will lead the
prayer meeting on Wednesday even-'
ing, 7:30 o'clock.
J. Q. Herrin, Pastor.
Savaue Home Complete
Mr. Savage is moving into his new
house this week that he has just
completed in the south-east part of
the city. From those who have
looked this ovw we have the' in
formation that this is one of the
best in the city and from what wo
know of Mr. Savage, none but the
best would no al all. "ne or me
first things that attracted our at
tention on coming to Clayton was
the correct and complete way in
'which things were done. The best
is none too good for Clayton.'