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AND TUCUMCARI TIMES
VOL. 11, NO. 22
TUOUMOARL NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY", FEBRUARY 28, 1013
SUBSCRIPTION ll.GO A YEAR
MURDER TRIAL AT OLOVIfl
RESULTS IN ACQUITTAL
Cluvi.,, X. .M., lob. 21. -The tiiul H
tin- State s, .lolni Walter Cawthorn,
fw t hf murder of Frank Hblcm iu lust
SppliMiihov mi Mr. Cunt horn 's claim,
iiliuiil six miles from (Irmly, X. M., to.'ik
up most all id' tlu time if the court lust
week. Tln whole nlVnir seems to have
been n neighborhood squabble, caused
I iy hum mull trying to infringe on tbt
fiimllv tights of another.
Attorney Scott ii ml Ten ell topic
seated tho state it iid Attorneys Hook
ouliull. Conrs ami Asluoii, n Itnswoll,
ropto.soitled tho defendant.
The court hail considerable trouble
In securing I ho desired number of jur
or anil not tint 1 IM:.'li) Tuesday illil the
. Tin' principal witnesses veto Dr. Hale
of (Irmly, who held the inquest ovot
the body of the dead num. Mi. Stew
art, the nearest neighbor of Mr. Caw
flmi ii.ii ml to whom Mr. ('awthorn first
told that ho had shot Mr. Kblem; Will
(tun Sims who went over with Mr.
Stewart to tlio ('awthorn place to see
where Mr. F.hlom had been killed; Mrs
Ciwihoin. wife ivf tlie defeiniant who
was a strong witness in her husband's
behalf, and Mrs, 1 1 one " neighbor.
The aiioraeys for the defendant mmli'
a strii'ig deu in behalf of their client,
and on Thursday night .lodge MeClurc
read the charge to the jurors and placed
the ease in their hnndH foi the verdict.
The jurors were out all night ami Fri
day iiii'inini; at in o'clock they return
ed a veidlct of acquittal.
OROVER B. TUCK DEAD
Wo ate informed that drover M. Tuck
u ho resided miles north of F.udee.
was found dead on the pinirie this
week, and the enioner'i jury retained
a verdict of natural death, n no trace
of violence was percept Ib'o.
Tlio deceased was in town and left
to return some fouiteeit miles away.
In a point when he hail a' contract on
some fencing and had throe, parties
there at work. He was seen twice on
the w.iv walking to the camp where
(he fe-ieing wa being done, but never
touched that point. The bodv was
found neat a road, and lie hud evident
,ly been dead some 24 bourn when dis
covered. He leaves a wife, ill, and in
a critical condition, and four small i h i i
The entire community extends sympa
thy to the family for this untimely end
of a husband and father who was
snuggling to provide the necessities
nud comforts to his famllv.
II. It. McLaren, who came here dur
ing the holiday.-, bought a farm near
hi- father in the Quay neighborhood,
began at once to improve the place and
has now one of the best residences in
that section; brought eight registered
jerseys, three well-bied horses, of! lions
and he has .-old over ."JO dozen eggs,
make two pounds id' butter a day
fioui two three.yeav-ohl cows, ami has
hardly gotten started. This is the
way foi a man to make good in Now
Mexico. Have an income from which
you can meet expenses during the win
tcr months, then plant and cultivate
properly and the harvest is yours. So
one tltat we hive yet heard of has made
a howling success cursing the country
mid waiting for something to turn up.
(let busy and turn something up.
UP FOR LIE BELL
The Optic received the following
cMuniiiulcatioii on Saturday afternoon
loo late for publication:
l.as Vegas, X. M fob. lUth, 11 1 :t
theie was a women left here the first
of this week for California, she had
been doing dirt In the way of Slander,
a few Months ago she applyed for a
.lull of Housekeeping on F.ight Street,
ami was refused, since then she has
put iu her lime slandering those re
spcolblo People, if she comes back
to this Town she will bo apt to sign
a lie bill. ns Vegas Optic.
Ilio. I'mlgitt: Here's hoping .Vow
Mexico's population will not lie in
creased by her return.
DR OEORQE W. EVANS DEAD
(leo. W. F.vnus, dr., has received the
sad news of the death of his father at
lli. h-mo d. Ky. who died Fob. 27th. at
I p. in.
He leaves a wife, daughter, Mis. T.
I'lekles, and live si ns, I. P. F.vuns of
Richmond, Ky., O. C. F.vnus, of Clnoln
null; Win. and .loo F.vnus of I'aaama,
and (leo. W. F.vuns, dr.. of our city.
We join the many friends of Mr.
II vii ns in extending sympathy in this
sad hour of his distress hut thorn is a
time we all must, go, and his father,
being 70 year old, hiiF lived .. long and
REVOLTERS LINED UP ALONG
A WALL AND EXECUTED
Ninoty-Flvo Federal Volunteer Soldier
Who Resented the Shooting of
Macloro by Deserting, Are
Quickly Doalt With
Ml Paso. Tey.a. Feb. 21. -Xiiiety-ll w
federal wduntccr soldiers were execut
oil late today at Satin, below .Inure.
Mexico. They uniuposcd part of the
garrison which tevolted yesterday, an
gered at the killing of cx-Pieidcnt Ma
dero, their former lendei.
One at a time, advices icceived here
relate, the soldiers were stood again"
an adobe wall. Xlnoiy.five times tho
firing squad alined and died. Most of
the men aie said to have displaved
much courage, declining the execution
More than fifty of the garrison e.
I'aped upon the arrival early today of
a stiong detachment of fedrral tegu
lar tioops from Chihuahua City. The
rebels of a day had cut the Moxienn
Contial railroad, which was repaired
a tew hours later. Five of tho volun
teer olllcers escaped death and will be
sent to .lattrez.
ONWARD AND UPWARD
For weeks the F.. I'. & S. W. H. It.
has been diilllng on a well near the
round house, which, by the way, has
been doubled in size jcecntly. It has
been decided upon it MilHeiont encottr-
ageinent was had as to an abundance
ol water, tu spend about . 1 00,00(J on
the general equipment of the road at
ihis point. It all seems to depend up
on the aiiiuiiiii of water obtained. Wy
are told that the well is about 4(10 fet
deep, witlt fair indication, ami it is to
be hoped they wdl soon timl all the
water desired, ns that is the om? ar
ticle we are all short on in this part
of -he .ottatrv water.
THREATEN CHILDREN'S LIVES
Kaii-as City. Feb. 'J4 Detectives are'
constantly on the watch at the homo
here of (ioorgo . Mmlgc, o ou of II.
C. Mmlge, of Chicago, president of the
Itock Island lines, it was-learned today
Mr. Mudge last Thursday found a let
ter, toft wadded iu a pill box in his
dooiwiv. threatening rho lives of hi
twr- small children.
An demand foi money was made and
Mr. Mudgo says lie i-annot account foi
tlie threats unless the pintles sending
tlio letter intended to follow it with
another making such a detnand. While
he was inclined to look upon the mat
ter as the work of a jokei. ho took the
piocaution to notify detectives.
TO MAKE INVESTIGATION
The hoard of trustees of the Las
Vegas land grant lias enteiod into an
agreement with the icprosentntives of
the National Trust and Savings cent
puny of Salt Lake City, t'tuli, undui
which that company will make an in
vestigation of the Suiiguijuclu irriga
tion project upon the graut, with a
view to determining its feasibility. If
the investigation proves satisfactory to
the iT.mpany's lopiesentatives it is sup
posed that the corporation will under
take I he I'uiuplctioa of the project.
MARCH PROMISES MUCH MUSIC
It is announced that the Titcumcari
public shull have an opportunity to Item
not less than one musical ouch week
duiiiig March. On next Monday even
ing the High School Orcheslia will give
it Hist number of a series to lie given
weekly at the High School Auditorium
This will bo followed by a piano recital
by student s of Mrs,, o. I). Drown, on
Friday. March 7. Those who know
our school musicians will no doubt take
advantage of this opportunity to treat
themselves 10 musical menu.
IS 100 YEARS OLD
Wftuuntcr, Md., Feb. I. In pns
session of all her faculties. Mrs. Mar
garet Durey Xewsoa, luothei of lo chll
dron, yesterday celebrated the one hint
dredtli anniversary otf her birth.
Mrs. Xowsou was born iu fleoigia
Her husband died -'H yen is ago, agod
77. The couple had I." children, ton
gland children and lo greatgrandchil
dren ami live great great-grandchildron
PRESBYTERIAN LADIES' AH)
They will have charge of Shaw's
Hakery and Confectionery Snttiiday,
March I. Itomeiitber this and call and
assist a goMi cause.
As we go to pies we are iu funned
that (lov. McDonald has vetoed the sal
ary bill. Suppose its reliable.
Household ami kitchen furniture. Tel
opUouo iS'o. Hluelc 701.
2 W 11-7 2r Mrs. It. T. niu'haniin.
COMMERCIAL CLUB GIVE!
RECEPTION TO A. E. BENT
Speeches by Mr. Bent and a Number of
Our Prominent Men Music Fur
nished by High School Or
chestra 86 Were Present
On Wednesday eve nig s o'clock
t'o Ciimiiioroial Olub j:ao a dinner ami
social reception at the ' oienborg. in
hon u of Mr. A. H. !'.. n;. of Denver.
e.h iwns the eonlrollhii mccI. iu tit
!tgt plant of this ci y. .Mr Ilk-hoy, lo
. I tun iif.'er also biiiu present.
.'iobtrs mid frietH .1 the Loinmer
: ! ( i.tb filled the .oiuiimdinus dtnlui
10 -.ns (lore being pnti "Hi.
The High School Oiohesttn furnnli
cd dc .ghtful muic tlurtqii'ou? .md
wore onndlv applatiui i. 11 th- oin-;u
'dm fit cell .selection,
A ft'" all had mir-i'-l u .in I were
seated, Mr. Vorenberg's best, which
was (it for a king, was elliciently served
by the s-ovoral waitiesses iu a most
pleasing manner, ami it was a .spread
that would have been a credit to a much
larger oity. Thero was plenty ol it and
it was "f tho very best. After the feast
was over, toiistmaster Mr. S'ark, pres
idont of tiie Commeioial Club, iu 11
short speech, stated the object of tlii
outburs" of cheerfulness and proceeded
10 call upon the following for short ad-
drosses, various subjects having been
Att'v K. F. Saxon, address of wel
come: Postmaster S. M. Wharton, Tu-
eumenri people; At'V Ke.od Hollomnn,
Yeai 11I1L': Prof. .1. S. Ilofer, Our
schools; Mr. M. Mcrtonsen, tho Ciescont
Creamery man, Creamery": Mr. T. A.
Mnithead. Coinmou'lal Club and Att'v
II. i"Avan, Irrigation. Much speaker fool
ing liis-.best, oortninly did hi part ro
ward etitenfaining the lame body ot
boosters present with witticism and
N'oxt speaker was Mr. A. K, Hout,
who certainly made tlie hit cA tho ev
ening, 'being a shrewd business man,
highly educated, years of experience
and varied, he socmed familiar with
most any topic. He spoke of Tueunt
cari's future prospects, our railway pos
nihilities, our irrigation prospects, hav
ing examined tho maps of it la Denver,
and talked with Mr. Freeman, the on
ginoor. togarding it. and a better talk
for either railroad or irrigation could
not lim e boon made by 0 man sont here
Homemade Candies, good enough to
eat, at Shaw's Hakery and Confection
Mr. I.ee, Sr., of Mosquero, is dead,
ami Mr. Koch is here attending the
Mrs. Florence IS, Crofford Is quite
ill tnis week, henco, wo are. short on sr-
ciety events. Hope for her speedy re
M. it. Peyton hits received a drnf:
from X. V. Uifo for l-H)0.(ll, for Mr.
Homer IV.'rd and baby. Th is prompt
Dan W. Tnjlrr, ait tiisiiiance agent,,
who used to visit our town, died at
Hurley, X. M.. Monday. IVb. 21. H.
carried 7.nl0 insurance.
There was a social at Mis. Hi. litis-
sell's Thursday evening of this week,
and the young folks In attendance pro
nonncod It a decidoftiy pleasant event.
Mi. Ira F.. Fun has returned from
I'uidiii, Mo1., where she has been foi
some time at tending her mother, wit"
was taken ciitically ill iu liecentber nud
died Fob. l.
A. Holmes, of Howl county, Texas,
is hero visiting his cousin, (leorgo Xow
man and family of our city. Ho may
locate bote as ho is well pleased with
this section of N'ew Mexico.
(lei. W. Harden was relieved of f"i.0ii
worth of nickels, a watch, ring, a lion's
head with two dianuvml chip eyes, and
the sot in his mouth was lost, Tt was
taken from his room ami nil parties
are notified to watch out for such articles.
foi Him,- purpose, mul that was 11 ly a
side-line to him; lie is 111 the electric
When he arrived to the point of hi
own subject, he simply stated his prop
osition in a plain luisuess way, making
n-Hifnii an oil'er as any jnaii could do.
file made the oiler to install a new
lifting system for the business con ret
expending from tl orneis where the
bftliks. Isiaol and Miller ate located,
onp block each ,vay, or two is thoy want
itf a-r absolute cot, and theso lights,
tfiree 011 each post, said post lining met
al, nine feel high ami HlO feet apart.
Ho agreed to then furnish the power at
greatly leduced rate to light this bitsi
mr center sect ion: also free power foi
an electric sign at the depot, advertis
ing Tticiinicari, if we will build the sign,
and he will help pay tor that too. Ho
alo will give 1 Of 1 toward establishing
the business center light system.
In his talk he said, now that he had
iavesied hero, he would assist iu ev
ery cutis.' for a g ton tor Tncumcari, in
which the approval of ;he Commercial
Clifli was obtained, and ho Jollied the
Commercial Olub too.
Aside from the bountiful repast sorv
etl; 1 tin delightful music and tho sov
oral local sp,.orh s made, all of which
weiv good; Mr. Kent's talk was worth
. 1 blv 1 no ud dollar to every man there
Its worth that to bmsh up against a
leal lle wire like Mr. Meat, especially
when he Is so fall ,f electricity you
feel the contact and it does vou good.
We shall not omit other promiiiom
gnesfs whw were present, but who 'ool,
no pa it, beyond the feast ami smoket
and they were: 1 1 011. II. F. Hawks,
general superintendent K. V. & S. W.
ami Mr. Frank L. Hunter, manager mo
liaiiical supplies for sumo rnnd.
This smoker was decidedly the 1110-t
enjoyable one we have attended and
we fiily wish fjiey were more frequent.
A subscript If'ii list wis- start oil at
we to obtain the money, some $H0o
to install the lighting system, and the
following weio enrolled at once: flr-ld-enberg
Co. .flint; A. F.. Meat 10fl; Urns
Kelly & Co.. ltm; .1. K. Was.on. roil
M Morten-en. 2".00.
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
At the cvumimn ion held here 011 Feb
'.'l-t thote were tive whf took the same:
.1. D. Henderson, Max (loldciiberg, M.
s. Provine, Virgil Cowart and Miss
Mary Chapnnn. This was in the High
School building, and thote will be 11
number hold the coming; year.
For Information concerning fhisiu,
write Set. IlJrli civil Service District.
San Francisco or to W. Hcrrlo, local
Sec'y Hoard Civil Service Uxamlnatioii.
Tuciimcari. X. M.
TIIE ORESCENT CREAMERY
llecently. Mi. Mortenscn suggested
that he was in need of a name for lib
creamery he is establishing at this
point. Several names woro presented,
and that suggested by the editor of the
Vows wa finally vdeeted The t'ros
cent Creamery and certainly our vory
best wishes accompany the uaino, for
we are more than pleased to have it
located heie, it meaus'so much to this
section of Xew Mexico, as well us out
own lit'le citv.
THOSE BEAUTIFUL TEA SETS
Mrs. Zulu Williams of .Ionian, wits
tlie first one to semi ill six now sub
scrlbers to this great moral weekly,
and eaiu a !U-piooo tea set, She can
get it h. calling for it at tho Xews of
fice. There are two others making an
elVorl and will surely succeed. We have
leu mnie of these beautiful sets ami a
few houts work earns thorn, (let busy.
Last week ivo intended to jilly oni
friend Mr. .Inrrell over a letter, merely
an advoitiseinent he had received, and
whnii It appeared in print, it was Mis.
instead of Mr. .larrell. We are very
sorry tho mistake occurred, but we aro
SALARY BILL PASSES BOTH
SENATE AND HOUSE
S:,tH IV. . M., Feb. 21. The house.
ni .iftetnooa passed the couuty sab
uries bill in exactly tho form in which
i' came from the, .somite. The bill car
ies the emergency clause and gcr'S in
i'. effect iintnpdiiitoly upon its approval
ty the governor. The votu was 110 to
IK by the house.
The senate wis in session only a few
minutes tins af ornortn, when it ad
journed in order that the republican
itieitibors might hold a cuticus on tho
district attorneys'' salary bill. A num
ber of hills woro introduced, among,
Mtom h resolution for a vole, for a con
stitutional amendment on statewide
HIGH SCHOOL 27ALUMNI 7
In the K tins Opera house 011 Feb.
I. th- High School basket ball team
defealed the city Alumni team by a
score of 27 to 7. The game was a 111
tie rough at time and ant so one sided
as the score would indicate. The Alum
ui had beaten the High .School in tho
Thanksgiving foot ball gntao, and this
ret.irn game gave evidence that the
High Sehofl had played with a detenu
intitioo to win.
The game between the High .School
and Seventh Uimlo (llrls resulted la n
victory for the High School by a score
of .M7 to Hi. This was a nlco game and
both sides were fouled but little. Al
though tlte .Seventh (Srade was dcdeirtod
the team fought hard all .Ulrough the
game and made it a little iiiteres-ting.
The H. JW. showed up strong in basket
throwing, while this was the Seventh's
A titrtle pi act ice has been going 011
fit flu- ba-e ball field. In the neat fu
ture it is expected of the II. S. to make
.1 goo. I showing against some eompnrn
tivoh strong teams.
The Athletic Association r,f tho II. S.
nan now say that they are far iu the
lead as to finance. Many of the mem
bers feel that they are able to buy al
most anything "hat is in any Sportiuo
goods eatalr.-g, mtt to go a little slow
will no '10 a bad idea.
CONFERENCE TO MEET HERE
The District (V-nfercaee of the Al
'eiiue:ijoc Distiic- ..f the M. K. church,
smooth, will convene in Tncttntcati. on
May I to Is, aeeotding to advice re
cehed by Ifev. A. X. IJvans pastor ot
tho Center street Motltodlst church,
this week. This is 0110 of the largest
districts of the M'othodlst church, so
tar as :n.-as ifle concerned and eon
!niit eighteen pastoral charges. Nov
.1. 11. Messei of Albuquerque is tho pre
siding eldei and will act as president
of this Conforonco provided Bishop .las.
Atkins of Waynoivillo. X. C, is not
m ntten lance. It is qnlto probable that
: preseatatives f tho Conernl Hoards
"' the church will bo present as weli
a mini iter from other districts. Ilov.
Kums wlU probably no to Albuquerque
soon to arrange the program.
SECOND MUSICAL RECITAL
The second recital of the piano )e
part moat of tlie Tncumcari High school
will be given la it ho nttdltcclum of tlte
High -sJchool. Friday evening at o'clock
on March 7. MH.'l.
All are cordially inv'u'd to attend
and lu re will be no admission feo.
To my friends and patrons 1 wish to
express my appreciation for 'their many
courtesies ami kindnesses during the Ill
ness ami at thu death of my late part
ner. Max Tafoya. I wish to 11 an oil 11 ce
that Mrs. Tafoya will retain her inter
est in the business and tho linn will
continue under the old uaino of Tafoya
& l.awson. Vntir continued patronage
is solicited and I pledge myself to keep
the business up to the same high stand
ard it lins held since the day it started.
.Stanley 0. I.awson,
In Siloaiu Springs, Ark., a new live
room bungalow, strictly modern nud
conveniently const 1 noted. Hath and
toilet, hot ami cold water, electric lights
one acre of rich soil, fruit and shade
1 roes, cement walk. Also a five-acre
fruit tract witlt .'100 bearing appfo trees
shade trees la front. Front half used
its truck garden. Hither jtlnco would
make an ideal chicken ranch. Waut to
trade for Tiuvumcaii city property, oloso
in. Address f. McLaren, Quay, N. M.
I am still in tho "ring" for any
kind of work Iu my line, find will bo
thankful for tho Rame. Lenvo ordor at
.). P. Miller's Drug Store
4t DAD WALLACE
1'OSTOFFIOE RECEIPTS ARE
OROWINCI VERY RAPIDLY
Washington. Feb. 24. -Tho dally ie
ceipts of the postollice department hnvu
reached the enormous total of $2,427,
000. which js moie than $;IOO,()00 great
er than the combined lecclpts of the
govern it frwu all other souruos. Tho
figures ate set forth iu the quarterly
financial statement of Charles A. Krum
auditor of tho dupnrf mcnt,. nude public,
Of tlie tieal that pouted Into the
department during the last three months;
fH2.O0(i is for tho payment of post
age, special delivery, registration nnd
other branches of the mailing business,
while money otders Issued brought iu
f 1.781 .000.
So nearly balances am the recoipts
ami expenditure that now tho surplus
or deficit for an mitlro 12 months rare
ly amounts to as much iih the receipt
for a single day. An interesting fea
ture of Auditor K ram's report dis
doses tlte fact that up to lfi(l2 tho av-
erago person spent only 25 conts a year
lor postage. In 1801 the average man
expended 07 cents while today tho hab
it of writing letters has grown to' such
an extent thnt the nverage expenditure
is f2.(50 a vear.
.lames Mchotnoru, aged 1!7, of Louis
iana, who came here for his health hov.
oral weeks ago, died Friday, Feb. 28,
ll'I.'l. His sister, Mis. Portcrllcld, camo
here a few days ago to care for him,
but he, like too many others, suffering
from lung trouble, postponed It too
All wits dene for him that could bo,
but (led who gave him his boing, so
willed It that his r'oo. though young,
had been 1 tin ami death came as a kind
relief to his earthly suffering ns above
stated. Mrs. I'orterileld was with him
when he passed away and while nil that
skilled physicians and loving hands
could dc was done, we must bow sub
missively to our Maker.
Though strangers among us, tho cit
izens of Tncumcari are not onlv will-
(ing no extend sympathy but any aid
possible to those in distress from any
cause whatever, and while he met his
(od imong strangers, to nit extent, ho
was surrounded by frir 's tru. and
mod. Peace to Mis ashes.
Hov. P. H. Henderlite performed the,
ceremony on Friday afternoon, Fob. 28,
HM.'I. at the Xews ofilce, which united
Mr. Hobeit Hyde of lain, X'. M., anil
Miss Ida Hawkins of Hassoll, NT. M.,
as husband ami wife.
The bride is a daughter of Thomas
Hawkins of llnssell, while, tho groom
Is an Industrious young farmer of ma,
am resided at Moatoyn n! otto time.
There were several present, among
them II. Ii. Tltiirman of Motttoya, be
sides 1111 regular force.
The Xews extends bost wishes to
this happy yoitn'g "ouplo and will send
them the papet for the coming year nj
evidence. May they live long and Imp;
A. N. Evans, Pastor.
Rosidcnco, First Dcor East of Church
Residence, ami Study Phones, No. 13.
Sunday school meets at it :45 a, in.,
Kdwnrd F. Hrown. Supt.
Preaching services a 11:00 a. m. and
7..10 p. m. by tlo pnstor. The second
uuntbor of a sories of sermons on tho
Llfo and Chnrnctor of Christ, which
was to hnvo boon given Inst Sunday
morning will bo delivered Sundny morn
lug, tlio subject boing "Christ mid
Work." Tho evening service will bo
Tho Fpworth Lengtic will moot, at
Oi.'lO p. 111,
rrnyor snrvlce Wednesday evening
ot 7:H0 p, m,
A cordial invitation Is extended yon
to attend any and all of tho soivIcob of
DIRECTORY OF PRESBYTERIAN'
Rev. P. B. Hendorllte, Pastor
Phono, Bed 01
Public worship nnd sermon by tho
pastor every Subbnth at 11 A. M, and
7:110 !' M
Prayer meeting Wodnosdf.y evening.
7. no P. M,
fahbnlh school nt 0:45 A, M.
Christian Fndoavor Rocloty nt 0:30
Try Hh.nirj l(isss-cakos. (letJiKem
nt Rtmn-'i "TthWi-i- i