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ffhe Pueumeari ZNews
And Tucumcari Times.
Volume 4. No. 38
WILD HIDE OF
THE HARGIS FAMILY.
Thrown From Overturned Burfly,
Sustain Many Cuts and Bruises.
1VGGY SMASHED AND HORSE
One oi the most thrilling expe
riences ever witnessed on the
streets of Tucumcari was had by
the Harris's, Mr. and Mrs. Mar
ffis, Master Gerald, and little
Mary Bingham, visiting the family
from Sabetha, Kan., Tuesday even
ing. H. H. is the owner of a
three minute Kentucky mare
and while they were driving
down Second street from the Rock
Island Depot the animal scared
and became unmanageable, reach
ing the corner of Second and Main,
at the First National Bank, ran
into a lumber wagon and upset the
buggy The mare ran a short dis
tancf down Main and when stopp
ed had torn the buggy to pieces
and was slightly injured. Mr. H.
who emerged from the wreck with
out injury immediately set about
caring for his wife and the two
children. They were taken to the
offices of Drs. Herring & Moore
and Dr. Nichols and as soon as
their wounds were dressed moved
to the residence. They are report
ed in good spirits and rapidly re
covering. Mrs. Hargis received an
ugly cut in the back of the head
and slight wounds on the face and
shoulder, Master Gerald a gash in
tne torenead; the little girl had a
.collar bone broken. Those who
saw the catastrophic finale consid
er the Hargis's fortunate to escape
with their lives.
At the court house, Monday,
Judge R. L. Patterson, united in
the holy bonds of matrimony W.
M. Howe and Mrs. Plona Wright,
both residents of this city. Mr.
Howe is an old timer here and is
selling the Singer sewing machine
at this time. The editor has been
unable to learn very much about
Mrs, Howe further than she has
resided in this city for some time
and is highly respected among her
friends and neighbors, This paper
wishes the couple much happiness.
.' The funeral of Mrs. Ellen Graber
aged 75 years was had in this city
Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. She
died at the family home east of
Tucumcari Thursday. The cause
was stomach trouble.'
TUCUHCARI, NEW MEXICO,
CAPTAIN CURRY CREDITED
WITH LICKING PULAJANES.
Manilla, June 25. Governor
General Smith has returned from
a month's tour of inspection of the
northern provinces. He declares
thut Pulajanism is ended on the
islands of bamar and Leyte. Me
gives the entire credit for the so
lution ol the difficult situation to
Governor George Curry of Samar,
and Governor Devyra of Leyte.
Child Cut on Barbed Wire.
The seven-year-old daughter of
Jerry Jarrell was brought into
town Wednesday by the father for
treatment for a barbed wire cut
which is giving the child consider
O. W. Elliott who lives 18 miles
southeast of town, was in yester
day for supplies. He tells this
paper that he had a very narrow
escape from the cyclone which
passed easj of us. The path of
the storm 100 feet in width missed
his residence not more than 70 feet
and took away his fence and out
1 11 t .
uuuses. rie nau just nmsned a
large cellar and got into it before
the storm reached him. Mr. Elliott
has the largest arm in the county,
having in cultivation 250 acres.
He has 10 acres of Redweather
field onions which are now looking
fine, and xoo acres of Indian corn
Golden Austrian and Italian Long
varieties, i he seed cost him an
outlay of $10 a bushel and it is his
intention to grow it for seed exclu
siveiy. iilliott will put 1,000
acres in cultivation next year.
O'Shea of the O'Shea Promotion
Co., is here from El Paso looking
after his Tucumcari interests. His
company has sold several thousand
dollars worth of real estate during
the month and the company is
building a number of residences in
the Buchannn Addition which they
intend to offer for sale and rent.
S. E. Pelphrey, the contractor,
building the round house and shops
for the Southwestern, went to Cim
arron Wednesday. He is one of the
members of the Cimarron Construe
tion company and is manufacturing
at the company's shops there much
of the material which is going to
be used in the buildings here. He
will return Monday.
W. H. Hicks, who has been
visiting S. M. Wharton and family,
returned to his home at Zephyr,
Texas, Wednesday morning.
SATURDAY, JUNE ao, 1907.
There is not a very interesting
story to relate about the ball game
between Montoya and Tucumcari
last Sunday. The game was wit
nessed ny a rather larce crowd
considering the hot afternoon and
the limit of the grand stand in
""uc i-upuuuy. ine score was
four to one in favor of Tucumcari.
Hits twenty-six to thirteen; errors
six to eight; bases on ball seven
Tucumcari will play Nara Visa
tomorrow and an excursion will
run from here $2.30 for the round
trip. Train leaves Tucumcari at
8 a. m., returning at 7:55 p. m.
this will likely be the best gamo
of the season between these two
m. v. jomenucrg nas lived in
New Mexico for thirty years and
has never seen any sign of a cv
clone until the whirl which visited
us Thursday, and he don't know
how to account for it unless t h e
germ was brought here by Okla
homans. The News don't claim
any responsibility, for the reason
that the editor has been dispensing
his editorial aeromancy with regu
larity for more than a decade in
New Mexico without incident. No
body seems to have thought of the
presence of the Salvation Armv
and the school of real estate men
we have here, both of them new
comers to this city. Nobody will
deny that the latter are skilled
aerometricians, and if they can't
move things any other way will
start a cyclone, a row or anything
else just in order to move things.
We will apologize to the real es
tate men in our next issue.
D. N. Williams the sheep grow
er, was in the city a day or two
this week and tells us that his
herds are not doing as well this
summer as they ought to, and that
the wool clip and the increase are
both short. The backward spring
and so much cold weather that the
flocks have not done well.
The farmers east of town three to
five miles say hail fell out there
larger than hens' eggs but not in
quantity sufficient to injure crops.
They sny that 20 miles east and
south there was a regular water
spout and it is feared that more
damage has been done to crops
than we have heard.
J. C. Jones has received the
front for his new building. This
is one of the prettiest structures
in northeast New Mexico, and
adds a great deal to the looks of
Subscription $1.00 a year.
Tucumcari hits & (ouch of the Retl Ar
ticle Which Does Considerable
Dftm&ge a. Few Miles Es,st
of thr City.
MILLER'S HOME DESTROYED
AND FAMILY INJURED.
The wind storm which pulled a
few houses .off the foundation and
pied the lumber yard of Jackson-Galbraith-Foxworth
day had a regular cyclone accom
paniment. Considerable damage
was done five miles east of the
city where the storm grew to cy
clone proportions. The cloud as
sumed a funnel shape and convert
ed itself into a regular Oklahoma
twister. The residence of a man
by the name of Miller was torn to
pieces and several of the family
injured. Other small ranch houses
are reported blown down further
cast and two, or three families hurt,
but none of them seriously. The
J ackson-Galbraith-Foxwofth Lum
ber Company here, suffered a
slight loss, the lumber being blown
about promiscuously in one corner
of the yard. After the whirl was
over here the population dropped
everything and watched the pro
gress of the funnel shaped cloud
until it disappeared to the east
ward. The telephone line east
was down between this place and
Endee for a time and news is hard
to get. The news has questioned
the oldest inhabitants in this sec
tion of the country and they all
agree that a cyclone has never been
heard of in northeast New Mexico
and some of them jokingly laid the
blame to so much Oklahoma im
migration. The editor has
seen but one sign of a cyclone in
New Mexico during fifteen years
of residence, and that was in the
Sacramento mountains where the
timber for more than 100 yards in
width and we do not know how
far distant is lying flat on the earth
and pine trees three and more feet
in diameter are torn out by the
roots. There are few spots on
earth, however, that are immune
from an occasional storm. So if
it is ds long between in the future
here we need not be alarmed.
There are some thirty new resi
dences going up in Tucumcari.
There are no houses for rent.
About the only way one can gefa
house to live in is to build it,