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Volume 5, No. 12
MASONS 4ND EASTERN STARS
New Officers Were Installed
la.st night at Masonic
Hall. A Festive
The Masons and Eastern Stars
held a public installation of ofiicers
at the Masonic Hall last night,
after which the Masons, Eastern
Star ladies and their guests en
joyed a banquet.
The ofiicers for the Masons who
were installed for the ensuing
year are: A. D. Goldenberg,
Worshipful Master; M. C. Mechem,
Senior Warden; Ed F. Saxon,
Wagon train of pioneers on the str eels of Tucumcaii who are now land owners in Quay county. Owners of 1S0 acres and inde
pendent farmers of Northeastern New Mexico,
Junior Warden; W. j. Hargis, Sec
retary; Jacob Wertheim, Treas
urer; C. C. Davidson, Senior Dea
con; R. S. Coulter, Junior Deacon;
W. 13. Jarrell, S. S.; C. H. Ran
kin, J. S.; J. .Q. Adams, Tyler;
Warder H. H. Hargis; and J. C.
The ofiicers of the Eastern Star
installed for the ensuing year are:
Mrs. J. C. Jones, Worthy Matron;
Mrs. Rome Donahoo, Associate
Matron; Mrs. Win, Troup, Con
ductress; Mrs. J. R. Spencer,
Associate Conductress; Mrs. M.
H. Koch, Secretary; Mrs. A. D.
The outgoing Matron, Mrs. M.
H. Koch, assisted by Mrs. A. R.
Carter as Marlial, installed riie
ofiicers of the Eastern Star, after
which Miss Merl Koch rendered a
beautiful recitation entitled, "Wi
Meet Upon the Level and Part Up
on the. Square." The outgoing
And Tucumcari Times.
TUCUHCARl, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28. 1907.
Master, M. H. Koch assisted by
II . H. Hargis, installed the ofiicers
of the Masons.
Among the out of town guests
were Mr. and Mrs. Clay G. Stev
enson of Pratt. Kansas, and Mrs.
Ollie Lipscomb of Santa Rosa.
About sixty persons in all were
Christmas Day Party.
One of the prettiest and happiest
parties of the season was the one
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John
Jennings at San Jon on Christmas
day. They had as their guests
their entire iamily of children and
grandchildren except the eldest
grandchild who is the bride of
Walter E. Pollard, of Lisbon, la.
There were present two sons,
Chas. A. and T. W., with their
wives and children; daughter,
Nellie and another daughter and
husband, Mr. and Mrs. C. Frank
Marden and little son from near
Norton. Also Miss Martha John
ston from Chicago.
The house was quaintly deco
rated with photographs and snap
shots of Eastern friends and
scenes. A bountiful Christmas
dinner was served at 1:30 o'clock,
the afternoon being spent in merry
conversation and song. Later the
house was darkened and a beauti
ful Christmas tree illuminated and
gilts and sweetmeats distributed.
A dainty supper was served after
which all departed, tinul but happy
to meet lor a like visit with Mr.
and Mrs. iviardrn on New Year's
Mrs. R. H. Carson ol Solatia
spent Wednesday in Tucumcari.
Thos. A. Brook of Cimarron is
in town on business.
Harry Hyson of Oklahoma City
is visiting Tucumcari on business.
W. II . Lambert left yesterday
for Oklahoma on a business trip.
Mr. Cecil, a farmer living about
twenty miles south of here was in
town on business today.
Architect Paul E. Meeting has
just completed several plans, rang
ing from five to seven thousand
dollars, which he will submit for
the new Presbyterian church.
S. II . Cover has just had drawn
by Architect Paul Meeting plans
for a handsome little five room
cottage which will be erected after
the first of the year.
Miss Jessie Baker who has
spent the winter in Tucumcari. as
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Purden
and Mrs. Crofford, will return to
her old home at Chickasha, Okla.
in a few days. Her many friends
here regret very much to see her
go. She will return here alter an
extended visit with home folks.
Miss Baker has a very fine claim
near Tucumcri and will make her
J. J. Harrison will leave Tucum
cari in a few days to place his
sons, Ross and Jeff Harrison in
school at the Territorial Agricul
tural and Mechanical College at Las
Cruces. Mrs. Harrison will accom
pany him and after placing the
boys in school, they will visit at
El Paso and other points before
returning to Tucumcari.
J, A. Will of Duran was a
Subscription $1.00 a year
For all kinds of galvanized iron
work do not fail to see Anderson.
He will make you prices right.
After Jan. 1st the W. F. Ex.
office will be located in Seaman
Building next to Dr. Tomlinson's
C. S. Cramer will leave tonight
for Revuelto. Cramer has ac
cepted a position in the public
school near that place as teacher.
G. A. Gamble has taken a po
sition near McClain, Texas, as
teacher in the public schools. He
will return here about the first of
S. Anderson, the Plumber, has
the largest stock of Wind Mills,
Pipe, Tanks and Fittings carried
in this country. Has just in
stalled a fine Pipe-Threading Ma
chine run by motor power. You
can get your pipe cut and threaded
while you wait.
Muckelroy, of the News Print
Room, has just had completed
plans and specifications for a
very handsome little six room
cement block house. The con
tract will be let about February
first. Paul E. Meeting drew up
Roy E. Blanchard who has
been employed by the J. R. Was-
son Co. as stenographer, left a
few days ago for Oklahoma City,
Okla. to visit friends for a short
time, after which he will enter
school at that place. He will re
turn here in the spring.
Wasson, of the J. R. Wasson
Co. states to the news man that
they are receiving a great many
inquiries from Oklahoma and
other points east for farms, and
that a large number of prospectors
are continually arriving. He also
states that they are having more
inquiries in the last few days for
town property. No sales reported.
Rev. and Mrs. Wilson enter
tained a few friends to dinner last
evening in honor of Prof. Wilson,
of Cleveland, O. Those who
are indebted to their good hos
pitality are Messrs. Hammons,
Eskridge, Rev. DuBoise and Mc
Elroy. A very pleasant evening
was enjoyed, and a delicious din
ner served to which the boys did
Miss Murphy entertained a
party of friends to dinner Christ
mas at Mrs. Pandolfo's. The
guests who are indebted to Miss
Murphy's hospitality are Misses
Bryan, Davis, Moser, Hayes and
Messrs. Pillow, Edwards, Eskridge