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$he ffueumeari Jiews
And Tucumcari Times.
Volume 4, No. 41
TUCUflCARI, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY. JULY 20. 1907.
Subscription $1.00 a year.
Corn Will Make 50
Bushels Per Acre
W. M. Murphy who returned
from a trip to Sunnyside Tuesday,
tells the editor that ciop prospects
are just fine all over eastern New
Mexico. When asked what the
rain we had Wednesday night
would do for crops around Tu
cumcari, he said: "I will make 50
bushels of corn this year and other
things in proportion. My second
cutting of alfalfa is more than two
feet high and will make a ton to
the acre." His alfalfa cut a ton
The school directors announce
that school will begin here the
first Monday in August.
Miss Nellie Preston of New
York City, has just accepted a
position with the M. 13. Golden
berg Co. as saleswoman.
Laughlin the Las Vegas con
tractor is a visitor in the metropo
lis of East New Mexico and ex
presses much surprise at the rap
id growth of the town. Mr. Laugh
lin is well known here as the build
er of the school house and other
Fred Gerhardt of Truchas, an
old timer in this part of the county
spent Thursday with friends in the
W. F. Buchanan and Donald
Stewart spent Thursday in Endee
on business concerning the town
Supt. Hawks was here for two
days rushing the work on the
round house and machine shops
which has now commenced again.
The mill at Alamogordo is now
in shape to furnish the required
material and it is arriving by
train loads daily.
The day at Puerto last Thurs
day was a great success as report
ed by the various Tucumcarians
who were present to enjoy the
hospitality of the good people of
Those who went from here
were Mrs. Smith, Miss deYampert,
Miss Smith, Roy Welch, Chas.
Chenault, Alex Street, Farr Her
ring, Silas May, Chas. King, Wm.
Patty, D. Sherwood, J. W. Camp
bell, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mat-teson.
FLOCK OF QUAY COUNTY MERINOS
One source of revenue that makes Tucumcari a good town and keeps our wool scouring plant busy
several months in the year.
or more per acre five weeks ago
and there will be another crop to
follow this one now about ready to
cut. Three cuttings a year a ton
to the acre is a good money crop.
It never sells here for less than $12
a ton. There is not much ques
tion about Quay county being a
farming country any more. This
years crop is made in this locality
and all corn in the county that is
in silk and tassel will now mature
in good shape.
Quay County School
Mr. Rudulph, county superin
tendent of schools, has just finish
ed his report of 1907 census to
the territorial superintendent of
public instruction, and it shows an
increase from 1,100 pupils last
year to 3,500 this year. This is
an increase of over 300 per cent.
To buy Lots In the Smith
Addition is better than a
deposit in a Saving Bank.
$10 cash $10 a month, no
interest, no taxes. See
Jackson & Ball
Mrs. Henry Campbell and
children, of Amarillo Texas spent
a few days here visiting her sister
Another new engine No. 174
has been purchased by the South
western to be used between here
Mr. Kroening, a member of the
Kroening Glass Co. of St Louis,
arrived here Wednesday night and
is visiting W. 13. Jarrell.
S. E. Pelphry, who has the con
tract to build the round house and
machine shops arrived here today
to resume the work of construc
tion. L, N. Morse, superintendent of
transportation between El Paso
and Dawson, was here a few days
to look after the trains at this
Will Fipps of Endee, was in the
city yesterday. He has lost a
horse and a mule from his ranch
near Endee and is looking for
them. He offers 10 reward for
any information that will lead to
their recovery. There is an ad
elsewhere in this paper that will
describe the animals,
The Highland Park Addition
have sold over two-thirds of their
lots and acreage. They have
thirty acres adjoining the Highland
park lots and about 100 lots yet
for sale. The thirty acres they
will offer for ten days at'$i,5oo.oo,
their remaining lots at $35 to $75
each, You will want these lots
when 500 men with their families
come here with the E. P. & S- W.
about a month from today.
Nothing can keep this property
from being worth double the
amount it is now selling at.
Terms one-third cash, balance
three and six months. G. W.
Evans, Jr., Manager of the Evans
Realty Company will show it to
you. He can be found for the
present at the Tucumcari Trust
and Savings Bank.
Inaugural Delegate Convention
In compliance with the request
of the inaugural committee I here
by call 'a Meeting of the Citizens
of Quay County to meet at the
court house in Tucumcari, on Sat
urday, July 20th at 7:30 o'clock
p. m. for the purpose of selecting
5 delegates to represent Quay
County at the inaugural cere
monies of Hon. George Curry, as
Governor of New Mexico.
Respectfully, I. C. Barnes,
Chairman County Republican
J. B. Colvin, took the contract
to build two portable school build
ings for the city. Work has al
ready begun on these two buildings
and they will be completed by
September 1st. These buildings
are each 24 X 35 ft and are located
on the school grounds.
See Hall and Turner, contractors
tor anything in their line. 4itf
Last Monday evening Lee An
derson, who was working in the
round house, accidently fell into
a hot water pit and was very badly
scalded. His condition at first
was considered worse than it really
is, but his physician now reports
that he will be out agr'n in the
course of a few days.
Dr. Herring returned Tuesday
from Chicago where he has been
for the past six weeks doing post
Kelly's famous flour is the Best,
try it and be convinced.
Morgan & Dodson, Phone No. 54.