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She Sueumeari Views
And Tucumcari Times.
Volume 4. No. 25
WILL SCHOOL DIREC
TORS HOLD OVER?
Quite a blunder was made in the
new educational law and it is too
late to remedy it now. Under a
section of the law recently passed
the election of school directors
takes place on the first Monday of
April of each year. That day falls
next Monday and it is impracticable
to inform boards of school direc
tors and county superintendents
of the change, hence it is presumed
that the boards of district school
directors now in office and elected
June last, will remain in the po
sition until new elections can be
had on the first Monday in April,
1908. This is not right but there
seems to be no wav out of it.
Santa Fe New Mexican.
This is a matter that should
have had more publicity as the
time has ulready passed to elect
under the new act. However, it
will make little difference in this
city as we have a board of trustees
who are capable of looking after
Light Plant Sold.
L. E. Taylor and H. S. Brick
ley have purchased the controlling
interest in the Tucumcari Water
Ice & Power Co., and have taken
it over from the receiver and are
getting ready for a busy season.
The plant is making good money
now, and has reached the point in
its business career that its stock
will hereafter be at a premium.
D. Roy Welch, of Puerto, who
has been hauling freight out of
Tucumcari for the past three
months, tells the editor that he has
carried his rain coat to town every
trip until this week, und had de
cided that it was never going to
rain any more in New Mexico, but
the very first time he is caught
without the coat the rain came in
abundance and caused him two
days lay-over in town. While his
misfortune is maybe aggravating
in a degree, the rains will add
million dollars to the wealth
Quay county this week.
Contractor Charles Benner and
H. M. Smith are preparing to
manufacture cement blocks for
building purposes. The test they
have made of the material from
which they are going to make them
is proving satisfactory. They have
a block on exhibition at this office,
that from all appearances is as good
as the best. They hope to manu
facture a block that will meet the
demands of builders at a very rea
TUCUHCAR1, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY. APRIL 6, 1907.
There is a new incorporation at
Quay to build a telephone line to
this city. Still new enterprises
Mrs. S. R. May left Tuesday
night to join her husband at Capi
itan, where Abe May, S. R. May's
father is critically ill.
Dietz, of the firm of Patterson
& Dietz, has sold his interest in
the business to Patterson Brothers.
Dietz will return to Texas.
Lawson and LaMar are building
a cut stone residence 30X30 in the
Buchanan addition for Debety who
has purchased a three-acre block
in that addition.
Mrs. E. McCarger has sold her
store to Joseph Spencer. She and
the children will return home to
Chicago as soon as she can close
up her business affairs here.
W. N. Jacobs was in from Jen
kins Flat, Thursday, and tells the
News that he has 111st mushed a
well on his homestead and has an
abundance ot good water at a
depth of 130 feet.
W. R. Paramore, of Tucumcari,
has the contract for paparing the
new hotel. He expects to finish the
work the early part of the week,
but will remain in Roy a few days
to finish several other jobs. Roy
District Attorney M. C. Mechem
has covered himself all over with
the glory at this term of the dis
trict court at Santa Rosa. There
have been a number of pleas of
guilty, half a dozen convictions
and two or three hung juries.
Pleasant Valley Notes.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Breeding,
a fine boy.
H. W. Moore is putting a fence
around his barn and garden.
Born to Tom Moore and wife, a
boy. We regret to learn that Mrs.
Moore is not expected to live.
Miss Anna Wallace died at her
home Tuesday night of last week
Miss Wallace came here in No
vember from Browning, Missouri,
where she was born and raised.
She was a devoted Christian girl,
and had made many friends in the
short time she had lived here. Fu
neral services were held at the
Pleasant Valley school house, on
Thursday, conducted by Rev.
Fickey. The remains were laid to
rest in the new grave yard here.
Relatives of the deceased have
the heartfelt sympathy of our entire
The Tucumcari Water, Ice &
Power Co., will begin sinking a
well at the plant immediately.
The Telephone Exchange tells
this paper that it has been impossi
ble to supply the demand for
'phones this year for the reason
that a new switch board ordered
some time ago has not yet arrived.
The new board, is however, on the
way and is expected here in a very
few days. It will have accomo
dations for oo drops, and it will
be well for those who want 'phones
immediately to leave name and
number desired at the office of the
exchange where orders will haye
The Tucumcari News has been
deceived into publishing some mis
leading statements. It says
Governor Hagerman is still using
the veto power, but the assembly
also continues to pass measures
over his veto. The bill authorizing
the territory to assist in building
county roads being the last veto,
and which was passed over our
executive by more than a two
thirds majority." Not a single bill
was passed by the legislature over
the governor's veto. A number of
bills were vetoed and two were
passed by the house over the ex
ecutive veto but failed in the coun
cil. Santa Fe Eagle.
FOR SALE: Sweet potato
slips, cabbage, tomato, pepper and
Bermuda grass plants. Write for
T. I ones & Co.,
4-6-4t pd. Clarendon Texas.
A Mr. Miles, of Oklahoma has
bought Sam Wilson's place. Mr.
Wilson will move back to Okla.
Our school started Monday
morning with an attendance of 22
Lefflej , of Lloyd was in Puerto
Our young people attended s
dance at A. T. Locklear's last Fri
day night. They report a fine time.
J. N. Stradley made a business
trip to Barancas last week.
Ed. Davis, our new merchant,
went to Tucumcari, Monday after
goods for his store.
We have been having turnips
and irreons for some time. How
is that for a dry country?
D. Roy Welch, of Puerto and
John Apperson ot aan Jon, were
Tucumcari visitors Thursday
Welch is going to establish a hog
farm and will feed Kaffir and maize
Subscription $1.00 a year.
From His Old Home in Germany.
Loves the Stars and Stripes.
AMERICAN MONEY LOOKS GOOD.
March 10, 1907.
Tucumcari, N. M.
Thought I would say hello from
the old world to yoyi. I have look
ed around but have not seen Willie,
the Kaiser, as yet. This is a very
nice country, and am glad to be at
my old home once more, but Uncle
Sam is good enough lor me, and
so far New Mexico suits me a little
better than what I have seen. The
weather here is very changeable;
rain, snow, cold and sunshine all
in twenty-four hours.
I notice since I was here last
that the country has progressed
some, but they are behind us in
nearly everything, and it is mainly
to be attributed to their smallness,
and what I would term old foggish-
ness. American money is not
counterfeit here. It looks good to
the tradesman and all of them.
You may tell my Tucumcari
friends and patrons not to forget
the new corner because I am abroad
and need the money. I expect to
shake hands with you again in
May, so bye-bye.
With best wishes to you and all
of my friends, I am
Rain began falling here Wednes
day night about 12 o'clock and con
tinued to Thursday noon. It was a
good one, and the agricultural in
terests of Quay county are today
benefitted to the amount of $1 ,000,
000.00 Planting will now begin in
Water is standing in pools for a
quarter of a mile up and down Main
street. Talk about April showers,
this was a good one.
Doctors Herring & Moore wish
to state to their friends in the
country that they have their new
automobile, and will make quick
trips to any part of the country.
Their office is always open. Tele
phone No. 100 day or night.
Don't fail to see the new line of
Hats at the Tucumcari Millinery
Parlors. The latest style for the
least money in the city. 4-6-it