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And Tucumcari Times.
Volume 4. No. 35 TUCUflCARI, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY. JUNE 8. 1907. Subscription $1.00 a year.
Second Street North from Main to Depot, Showing the
Southwestern to Move Shop to
The El Paso and Southwestern
will move its shops and round
house from Santa Rosa to Tucum
cari. This was prophesied by The
News several weeks ago when it
printed the exclusive story that the
E. P. & S. W. would soon acquire
that stretch of track lying between
Santa Rosa and Tucumcari and be
longing to the Rock Island.
It is now a settled fact, as the
contract to erect the new shop and
round house buildings has been let
to S.E. Pelphrey of Tucumcari and
the work of grading up the sites of
the new buildings has already been
begun. W. J. Harris, the well
known grading contractor, has the
contract to prepare the sites and as
soon as he has finished that work,
Mr. Pelphrey will begin the erection
of the buildings.
When the shops and round house
at Tucumcari are ready for busi
ness the division point of the
Southwestern will be moved from
Santa Rosa to that place, and Tu
cumcari is enjoying a big boom on
the strength of it.
The Southwestern will take full
charge of its newly acquired track
on the first of J uly. El Paso News
The firm of Kabrich & Mitchell
has bought real estate in the Smith
addition this week.
W. A. Jackson is gathering 500
two and three-year-old steers this
week and will drive them to pasture
near Amarillo, Texas.
Amos Aker, father-in-law of Si
las May, who has been with them
for a month, returned to Lincoln
M. Rudulph, Supt. of schools,
left Friday morning for a two
weeks trip into Taos county, where
he is interested in property that he
intends to dispose of.
F. Brandenburg, assistant
cashier of the First National Bank
of Amarillo. Texas, has bought
real estate this week from W. A.
Jackson, in the Smith addition.
P. P. Branch of Roy, Mora
county, is here lor a few davs visit
with M. Rudulph and family. Ru
dulph's daughter, Miss Cuca, who
New Moma of the Tucumcari News
has been in school at Denver,
Colo., came with them.
The Tucumcari Water, Ice &
Power Co., is making preparations
for day power at the light plant.
There is a demand for motors for
fans wind mills and all other pur
poses where gasoline engines are
Judge V. S. Montoya has been
in town several days from his ranch
and says he has had phenominal
success with his flocks, getting
about 95 per cent of lamb and the
wool clip is going to be good.
G. C. Igo is gathering his cattle
for shipment to Clay, Robertson &
Co., commission merchants at
Kansas City. Bud Lee is in charge
of the work and will throw the
cattle into the Bell pasture until
ready to ship. There will be some
thing like a thousand head of steers.
N. C. Crockett of Elk City,
Ok'.a., came in Tuesday, and in
conversation with the editor of this
paper, said that our special edition
had brought him to Tucumcari,
and that he found things more fa
vorable than we had represented
them. He likes the country and
will locate and invest in both land
and town property.
J. P. Welch of Carrollton, Mo.,
is here visiting his son, T. L.
Wm. RowelPs ten-year-old boy
was bitten by a rattle snake and is
in town for treatment. The
physician believes his chances are
good for recovery.
W. A. Jackson has sold Otis
Truelove, an attorney with the
Santa Fe at Amarillo, Texas, an
acreage property in the Smith ad
dition. Chas. Lowdnes, cashier of the
First National Bank at Amarillo,
Texas, has bought property from
W. A. Jackson this week in the
Tucumcari is going to have a
band organization. The instru
ments have been ordered and are
expected here any day. The leader
and instructor, Prof. Capps, is a
man of experience and the instru
ments ordered are the best in the
market. The organization begins
with eleven experienced men and
the prospects for a good band for
Tucumcari are very flattering.