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The Tucumcari News
AND TUCUMCARI TIMES
The Tucumcari Printing (o. Inc.
Official Paper of Quay County and
City of Tucumcari.
eating lands, and settling new
homos. The Roy people have done
some very judicious advertising
during the past few months.
Court convenes at Santa Rosa
the 3rd Monday in March.
Subscription, $1.00 the Year
'Entered u second-class milter October 30. 1905 at the poit
jffice t Tucumcari. New Mexico under act of Congress oi
Marth 3. 1879."
Notice to Advertisers.
Everything in the advertising line will
be charged by the week in this paper after
January ist, 1907. Display ads. will be
the same as all ads. have been heretofore
that changed weekly. The price is 15 cts,
an inch local liners 1 ct. a word.
The people are ready for that
strenuous poll tax collection law.
We need it in our business.
Roswell has an oil boom and the
thing seems to be running along
Jack McCutchen says he is going
after the grafters Nobody will
object to that Jack, blaze your way
as you go.
Minnesota has passed a two cent
railway passenger rate. The good
work is beginning. The pass propo
sition will not bother a great deal
when two-cent fares are universal.
Other sections of New Mexico
are filling up with homeseekers as
well as this particular locality.
Moriarty has had 800 locators in
its immediate vicinity during the
Congress will adjourn in a few
days and then the agony will for a
time be over. It will be all right
just so Bailey gets there with his
exoneration from the Texas leg
islature. But what if he don't?
Can they adjourn?
A law may be passed to prohibit
the territory from licensing gamb
ling, but it will never keep a
"nigger" from shootin' craps be
hind a board fence, or a lazy loafer
from pitching horseshoes on Sunday.
It sounds better to hear of a bill
being introduced to strengthen the
mounted police force and give the
boys more pay. It leads one to
believe there will be less crime 111
New Mexico, and we want the least
of any state in the union.
den of a county has heretofore been
little other than a commission to
the particular individual to hunt
himself and prevent all others,
where any attempt at action has
been made, otherwise the matter
passes as a secondary consideration.
We would a d sight rather
see the territorial legislature mak
ing an effort to defeat the possibili
ties of a lease law than jabbing at
the board of immigration. Better
let Frost and his board of immi
gration alone, they are doing some
thing for New Mexico. Immi
gration we must have, and a lease
law we must not have if we can
What has become ol the propo
sition to organize a band for this
city? We are told that there are
11 band men in town who will agree
to take hold of the matter if it
meets with the proper encourage
ment from business men and citi
zens A little music on a summer
evening will neip out. it win
out life into things and will be
worth the money. 1 hink it over
and let's see what we can do.
The most puerile thing the 37th leg
islative assembly has done or likely
will be guilty of, was the expulsion
of a newspaper reporter from the
floor and galleries of the house.
This may lead some people to be
lieve that some of the charges he
made are true. A better way would
have been to pass the matter by
The Spanish-American at Roy,
says that city is enjoying a very
satisfactory boom at this time.
Many people are coming in and lo-
New Mexico don't need some of
the things she has and is go
ing to get, but one of the things
that we need least, and it looks
like we are going to have forced
upon us, is going to be one of the
hardest knockers we have ever had,
and that is a lease law.
Lands that grow grasses enough
to support herds of cattle will grow
alfalfa and many other products.
Whenever we get this law we are
going to retard immigration, the
one thing most earnestly sought in
New Mexico. We don't want any
lease law in Quay county.
It will make little difference if
the office of fish and game warden
of New Mexico is abolished, as
there are few cases on record where
anything has been accomplished
through this office or its deputies.
Not that the game and fish of New
Mexico should not be protected,
but it is the present cumbersome
means to this end that is objection
able. The sheriffs and their depu
ties it appeals to us ought to look
after infractions of law in this
particular in their several counties.
A commission as deputy game war-
C. H. Chenault has gone to Am
arillo on a business mission of
Mrs. J. H. Chapman was thrown
from her buggy and sustained some
very painful bruises. The accident
occurred near the residence of Dr.
Pring, where she was carried and
given immediate treatment.
A. W. Wagoner is doing a piece
of very artistic painting for Mr.
Israel, in a suite of rooms in the
J. F. Ward, the City Marshal,
is just getting away from a stub
born case of measles. His entire
family, a wife and five children,
are now under the care of a physi
cian being treated for the same mal
ady- Ward says he has a genuine
hospital at the ranch.
TOWNS THAT BOOST.
The board of trade of Tucumcari,
Quay county, N. M., has now fitted
up commodious offices in the Israel
block in that hustling eastern New
Mexico town and a clerk is kept
there all the time to answer all
kinds and varieties of questions.
All citizens of Quay county have
been asked to drop in when they
want information, and newcomers
and old residents alike will be made
to feel at home. The secretary of
the organization shows that he has
the proper booster spirit when he
says "he wants to see every far
mer in Quay county and ask him
about what he is doing on the
farm." Albuquerque Journal.
Herman Gerhardt was here a
day or two from Sunnyside.
I am prepared to do all kinds of
sewing Work guaranteed. Loca
ted at the Tucumcari Millinery
iotf Etta Kkrk.
The Tucumcari Millinery Parlors
Successors to Emma Janes-f lores
New Spring Stock of Millinery.
Hew and Up-to-date Millinery, Novelties at Cost.
We have an experienced trimmer who will take
orders for your hats. a a
ROCK ISLAND EATING HOUSE
Diiving HqlII and Lunch Counter.
Oysters and Fish in season
T. S. McDEHMOTT, Prop. MR.S. W. E. LIBSCOMB, Mjjr.
A. J. JOOTES
I have seed oats and Speltz Macaroni wheat and
barley. Have a car of maize, kafiir com, millet
broom corn and in fact all kinds of field seed
bought. They will be on in due season.
All Kinds ol Feed Stud Constantly On Hand
W. B. JARRELL, j
I Real Estate and I
I Live Stock. J
Cb.I1 b.1 M. B. Goldenberd Co's. Store.