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And Tucumcari Times.
Volume 4, No. 40
One Hundred and Fifty Men
Employed More Being
Machinery for (he Permanent
Shops Arriving Daily By
The new temporary railroad ma
chine shops here are now running
at full blast. The shop force has
been increased to over one hun
dred and fifty men and more are
being hired daily. The machinery
for the new shops is coming in now
every day by the car load, and will
be set up in the permanent shops
in the course of a few weeks.
Another new switch engine is on
the way, this will make three new
switch engines for the yards.
El Paso Elks in Mexican Bull Rin.
El Paso, July 11 Six thousand
people gathered In Juarez tonight
to witness a bull fight by electric
light given for the benefit of the
Quien Sabe club composed of Elks
who will go with a Mexican band
of sixty pieces to Philadelphia
Tuesday. Several Elks appeared
as matadors in burlesque tights,
while the real fighting was done by
Chas. Beal is in Kansas City
buying for an up-to-date butcher
shop which he will open in the
Gallegos building, south of M.H.
Koch about August 1st.
J. M. Gamble, of Mc Lean,
Texas, and father of the real estate
man L. P. Gamble, is in the city
and will improve some of his prop
erty in Gamble addition.
Sixteen battleships are to be
sent to take stations on the Pacific
coast and in Philippine, Chinese
and Japanese waters. The United
States fleets in the Pacific are to be
strengthened and increased. This
is timely business. Preparation for
war means peace these days, and
an ounce of prevention is much
better than a pound of cure. New
A torrid wave of special
values at Gross-Kelly's Clear
TUCUnCARI, NEW MEXICO,
HELLO BILL! QUIEN SABE CLUB
El Paso Elks Pass Through En-route to
National Convention at Philadelphia
One Hundred and Thirty-five Dele
gates. Sixty Pieces in Band.
Thursday night a large crowd of
Tucumcari people gathered at the
station to sec and greet the Elk
delegation which passed through
here on its way to the meeting of
the Grand Lodge to be held in
Philadelphia next week.
The delegates were traveling in
a spacial train of ten cars, which
were beautifully decorated in red,
white and blue colors. The dele
gation was composed of one hun
dred and thirty-five delegates, and
many ladies also went along to
share the pleasure of the trip.
The party was mostly from El Paso
although a few were from Phoenix,
Tuson and Bisbee, Arizona.
They had with them the Mexican
band from Guadalajara, composed
of more than sixty pieces.
This band is second to none in
Mexico. During the time the
CELEBRATION AT PUERTO
Grand Barbeque and Races,
Tournament Riding, etc.
Every Body On Earth is invited
to attend the Grand Barbeque and
celebration at Puerto on the 1 8th
inst. Six to ten beeves will be
slaughtered for the occasion, as
well tis mutton, spring chicken etc.
Some good purses will be up
tor prizes and a good time is
promised every visitor who will
spend the day with Puerto people.
Burglar Proof Safe.
The Tucumcari First National
Bank is Enstallinga Mosler-Corliss
Patent Safe this week, which is
said to be the best in the world
and absolutely burglar proof. The
weight is 15,000 pounds and the
Tucumcari will cross bats with
Montoya tomorrow. The boys at
Montoya are prepared to give Tu
cumcari a run for the money this
Perlstein Brothers say they had
a very satisfactory sale of mer
chandise out of the bankrupt stock
they advertised two weeks ago.
SATURDAY, JULY 13. 1907.
train stopped here, the band played
several selections, among them
being La Paloma, the Mexican
The Grand Lodge will be in ses
sion the first four days of next
week. On Tuesday the large
parade will take place, andon this
occasion, as well as on other oc
cassions during the convention,
the "Quien Sal.e" club (this dele
gation;, will be dressed in the uni
form of a Mexican bull fighter,
which no doubt, will be one of the
most original garbs there, and will
attract the eyes ol the Easterners
more than any other uniform in
As the tra;n pulled out amid the
cheers of the crowd, it carried with
it the best wishes of Tucumcari
people for a pleasant journey and
safe arrival at its destination.
CHOSS LINE AT EL PASO
Tickets to Canada Serve as Pass
ports For Wily Orientals.
El Paso, Tex., July 9. Korty
seven Japanese were admitted at
this port yesterday on tickets pur
chased to British Columbia, be
sides sixty in transit to Cananea,
Mexico. Immigration officers
here say that an average of twenty
five Japanese a day have been ad
mitted here on tickets to Canada
since the first of May. Railroad
men state that these Japanese
leave the trains at points in Ari
zona and New Mexico and four
teen left the train at Los Angeles
last night. Every Japanese com
ing here is a soldier and there are
three hundred in Juarez.
WOOL SCOURING PLANT
BEGINS SEASON'S WORK
The wool scouring plant will be
gin Monday and a run of several
months is expected. The mill has
a large supply of wool on hand
and much more engaged. A force
of twenty men has been employed
to work in the mill. They have
been occupied the last week in
pumping water, cleaning up and
getting ready generally to start work
Subscription $1. 00 a year.
J. B. White is going to furnish
cold drinks for the Puerto people
on the 18th inst.
Alfred II. Long of Ojo Del Anil,
a prominent sheep man of that
locality is in the city guest of Her
The M. B. Goldenberg Co. is
putting on their annual Clearance
Sale which is managed again this
year by Mr. Elliott who is among
the best in his line.
The Burch Shows last week were
a frost and the fewer we have of
this character the better. The
price was twice what it should
have been and aside from the in
telligence of some of the animals
was rather course.
F. M. Salyers called at this
office this week and ordered the
News sent to his father and sister
in Missouri. Mr. Salyers informs
us that his father is contemplating
coming to Quay county to live.
J. C. Farley and family are
moving to Nara Visa where they
will take the management of the
Nara Visa First National Bank.
J. R. Daughtry the present cash
ier has purchased the insurance
business of John F. Seaman and
is expected here today to take
charge of the business.
Mr. Morgan Llewellyn, the Sur
veyor General of this Territory
spent today in town. He express
ed himself as greatly impressed
with Tucumcari's growth and
prosperity. The General is a
brother of Major W. H. H. Llew
ellyn the U. S. District Attorney
for the Territory.
The Tucumcari Trust and Sav
ings Bank had $121,000 of depos
its this week. There is no ques
tion about there being money in
the country when our banks carry
all the time close to one half
million dollars. The Trust &
Savings is proud of their figures
because they started last Septem
ber with $15,000.00 and carry
$S Reward for milk cow brand
ed A Aon left hip. C. H. Allredge.
Our twenty-five cent bar
gain counter is a winner.
The Racket Store.
Watch for our big pen-and-ink
picture of sizzling hot bar-gains.-Gross,
Kelly & Co,