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Volume a. No. 12
TUCUHCARI, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY. JANUARY S,
BELIEVED AT HAND
Members of Congress Say Pres
cnt Status in Island Can
not Be Maintained.
Of the School Funds, County of
Quay, New Mexico.
ROOT'S PROMISES AR.E
Secretary's Pledge of Autoonmy Inter
ferei With Plans of Tafl and
That the status quo in Cuba can
not long be maintained ; that there
is no immediate prospect of peace
ful government in that island re
suiting from the present pro
gramme of the Roosevelt admin
istration, and that eventually Cuba
will be annexed to the United
States, perhaps at the close of the
present occupation of the island by
the Americans, are sentiments ex
pressed by influential members of
The hindrance to immediate an
nexation, which it was said on all
sides, ought to occur in the inter
est of good government for Cuba,
and economy for the United States,
are the promises made by Secre
tary of State Root to the island
Republic on his recent visit. As
a result of those promises it is the
consensus of opinion that the ad
ministration will prolong the au
tonomy of Cuba a. 7, as possi
ble for the moral el. c it will have
on Republics further south.
Influential men in the adminis
tration are discouraging all talk of
annexation, at least until the Cu
bans have had another chance at
By a prominent member of the
senate it has been declared that,
until Secretary Root stepped off in
Cuba on his return from South
America and practically pledged
automy, annexation in a reasona
ble time after the fall of the Palma
government, in which re-establishment
of self-government had been
reattempted in Cuba, had been the
programme of the President and
In the opinion of the Senator.
Secretary Root alone dissuaded
Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Taft from
this purpose, and convinced them
that to proceed to annexation at
this time would be to annul every
thing he had said and done on his
South American trip to impress
upon the Southern Republics that
the United States is not a territory-
lr nr. 1 . . .
wu nave very cool weather tins
.week but plenty of sunshine.
I, Milnor Rudulph, Superin
tendent ofchools of said County,
do hereby certify that I have duly
apportioned the School Funds of
said County on this 31st day of
December, A. D. 1906.
The amount of money subject to
such apportionment is Four Hun
dred Thirteen Dollars (413).
The total number of persons of
school age are 1475. The rate per
scholar is 28 cents, which is ap
portionment to the several districts
as below :
No. Dst. No. Scholars Amt. Genl. Tax
. 60 16.80
TERRITORY VS. HARDWICK ON
FOR. TRIAL AT 10 A. M. YESTERDAY
The case of Ty. vs. Hard wick charged with the murder of John
M. Lawson, city marshal, of this city who was shot to death in the
Legal Tender saloon on Wednesday at 1 1 o'clock on the 26th ult. was
called at 10:30 a. m. yesterday, Judire I. E. Wharton of A1nmmrnr,i
for the prosecution and Judge Byron Sherry of the same city for the
ueiense. up to tne time we go to press the prosecution had examin
ed seven witnesses and the case was being contested vigorously on each
and every point. The prosecution has about fifteen witnesses and the
trial will not end in all probability before Monday or Tuesday. No
greater interest could be had in any preliminary hearing than this one,
and every man, woman and child who can get away from employment
is at the court house and following the evidence in breathless silence.
Watch this paper for details of this trial next week.
Interest the Bojs On the Farm
Vallf. Dei. Cadillo.
For the year 1907, we, the un
dersigned will try farming on the
co-operative plan, E. B. Fullvvood,
president; Mrs. J. E. Fullwood,
treasurer ; Robert A. Fullwood,
cashier and collector ; Walter S.
Fullwood, secretary and book
keeper. We agree, and haye a
written contract for each to con
tribute our prorata share of work
and money needed to operate the
farm, garden, orchard and poultry
yard. All stock, farming imple
ments and feed to be common
property, after the first kay of Jan
uary, 1907. The book-keeper will
keep a complete set of books, and
record each days work, also an
itemized account of the expenses
and collections, and furnish each
member with a monthly statement
on the first day of each month.
The cashier will receive all money
due the firm and deposit same with
the treasurer. We agree that each
member can check out and use at
any time during the year their pro-1
rata share of money on deposit. It
is further agreed that the presi
dent or treasurer will be consulted
on all business transactions.
The farm is to have the name of
Valle Del Cadillo.
E. H. Fullwood, President
Mrs. J. E. Fullwood, Tr's.
R. A. FullnVood, Cashier &
W. S. Fullwood, Secretary
W. N. Jacobs, one of Quay
county's most enterprising farm
ers has just returned from a trip
to Texas where he went after his
children to bring them
out to his Quay county home.
Jacobs came to Quay oounty in
1903 and has improved a home
stead in Jenkins Flat and is now
getting his family of children at
home with him that have been
with relatives since the death of
his wife in 1904.
Bell Ranch Party
The following Tucumcari people
were among the number who at
tended the greatest dance ever had
at the Bell Ranch:
Mrs. S. H. Anderson, Mrs. Earl
George, Mrs. Lipscomb and daugh
ter, Miss Rowena, Miss Ethel Car
ter, Miss Bertha Buchanan, Mr.
and Mrs. H. H. Hargis, Mrs C. II.
Chenault.Mr. and Mrs. Clint Ruth
erford, Miss E. Smith, Miss Ella
Hood, Miss Maggie Telfer, Mrs.
Hooper, Miss Bessie Shs.w,.Dr. R.
S. Coulter and A. Kennedy?;
The party went up on the Daw
son as far as Medio;- hacks- were
there to convey them to tha. ranch
where an elegant supper was served.
Decorations were displayed all a
round the ranch and a delicious
midnight supper l(was, also served.
The party stayed until 1 o'clock
next day when they returned, reach
ing home about 7 o'clock in the
evening. Mr. O Donel deserves
great credit for the magnificent wax
in which he had prepared to enter
tain his guests.
Ex-Officials are Grateful.
J. V. Gallegos, the retiring
county clerk and his brother. N.
V. Gallegos, his deputy, request
this paper to say to the people that
they are grateful for the liberal
patronage and kind consideration
shown them during their four years
in the office of probate clerk of this
Conductor Officehol d e r has
moved into the Stanley Lawson
residence which he purchasrd
some time ago.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to extend our thanks
and sincere gratitude to the people
of Tucumcari who have shown us
innumerable kindnesses during our
Mks. E. C. Lawson
Ralph C. Martin died at San
Jon Saturday at 8 o'clock p. m. of
tuberculosis. The remains were
brought to Tucumcari and em
balmed for shipment by M. H.
Koch and were accompanied to
New York, Iowa, by his brother
and his mother where interment
will be made in the family plot.
There were many Tucumcari
young people who attended the
New Year ball at thd Bell ranch
farm and they are universal in the
expressions of delight at the
splendid treatment they received
out there. The Bell boys ahvays
entertain their visitors royally.
W. H. Oyler was in town fro
the ranch Wednesday. He has
finished marketing his hay crop
which paid him well this senson.