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IN MY OFJir.r
IfcUMBUS flMLT COURIER
B W I I 'I in UWIll(l o 'in I I I
MAJMftM, NRW MCHOO. WRDXMOAY, MM S3, 10
Only DaHy Paper In Luna Cowtir
IBHlBffl ti'l6 GRAPHIC IIS
(By AwOcfaCed Fir')
LINCOLN, Nth, Juno tt.lleK
In; iiiil Dramcntllo cnfhi,
WMMmh JtSifi Hryatt, In .as
pcrTho Ommmwr," May declare
thai WHfhwis Ws Wc-AeW Is fwfiii
r,-jad m pmMnitM cwt4Mto
"by fife ckm tvMkmdlfi with (Ha
IimWmiI," wWto fnMMmi Wood-
row W-akkMt Mm rs Hi jaw.
VMtMe Vo cat yoft "N"1
sweated wNb tywlal force," wnA kn
would "funtkik murk far ill
I lis f reWeV mmwJ."
However, Ntt isHttte, MeAiiwi
tiM a-trf wtjWt among Itfa-wMre earn
gcttalor Hofccrt l (fweii uf Okla
homa mt) Secretary f Agriculture
McrcdHh wern described hy llryatt
ai -being among (ho few available.
-men thut far mentioned
To be avHbtn Dili year, Hryan
tasterls, ) eanlidalo mint he known
mi ko "ior woman iuirrec, proniui
" lion, mil tcaliut Wall tr.'rt -
Hr Aajoatatod htm.
iww rdML m. rH im il-
OWatl ftNitwn JhJ iWk Cr.
otwralev h( a taw rlifwM
(tore In thai eil- and ent4M ff
futerMt wiMi mm ilinHii eM
HniU M'akwr eHl, wm WhNt
Iwtktel rti W (wall
Frwterkk 0pH vfw wil(W!
Jtvsrph lfll merthtiaMe man
,; Charles wwHter,. clouting
tatyer, kirflctcd on tho same
(Ily Awoolad-d Hroi.
LOS AN0KLE8, Chi. Juno 23-A
.tight earthquake ahoe k at 4 o'clock
Ihfi morning, which waa chiefly fell
in llio southern section of Lw An
gels anil at Inglcwood, which us-
Inlnod tlm heaviest damago In the
hock of Monday night, waa reported
llils m:rnlnj. The quaki ratllrd
biilldlnfri but caunl no damage.
JMictiM if H Fir Cmt
(Uy AMoclatetl I'rvaa.
KANBAB CITY. Mo. June 23,
; general mine I Ion of about 10 per
ceni in lumbjr prtcei was made er-
fcctl ve In all retail tuinber yanla In
Kanaaa City today. Tho reduction
.ranges from 5,om to 115,000.
S CflfHamaMar al WMajr
. IHy Aoelletl lrow.J
WASHINGTON, D. C. June Kl--f
FieSTikHijWrtii!! tiSrnK-r met
wn'to Uw!'!ifrod tUitior Boa hi at
Chjedjo urglflfl It to iinmnliatcly
' iiwko an awanl In the wage crmtro-
ery. Tho text of the me.tiiigc wai
(jiipl nisilji public.
FaXs k Frki, Tn
Uy Associated Press.
. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. June 23,
A lower wheat market tho first fnw
days of the present week was re
pOMlble for tho decline of 20 to 30
cents barrel In thn price of flour
BALOONKEEl'ER HAI't'V NOW.
' A Fort Worth tTexa) saloon
Iseept-r who was peeved nl first
when prnblbitlon stopiied his busl
ncss, made his place a restaurant
Instead ami got ,so much palnnago
that he begun to take a live Interest
in It. Ila put In Improvements and
has paid an Income tax on 60,ooo.
after what tio ays was tho pleasant'
est years work of hli nfe. Now li
fays he doesn't favor even light
wjne and bcor.
In iLpllC rail A. M
Uy Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, U C Juno 23.
luformatlon prrpaml for Secretary
cf the Treasury I'ayne, who is alto
director general of the flallroad Ad
ministration, Indicated unless. luwur
nnces wcro given Immediately to
lailway workers that a waee adjust
ment might bo expected soon an m
authorised strlko of trainmen at
I'hiladclnhla. lltltlinore and many
other points might not bo opposed
runner py me promernoous.
McAM4's Kmn Wi k
K r ( wyriV)otstA rK -tv
KAN8AK CITY. Mo. Juno 0.-ln
n tislegraiu rerefved hern-toilatfjjtc'in
I'ueblo, Colorado, from tho train
hearing the Missouri delegation to
Dm Demoerallc national convention
at San Krancisro. Uurrls A. Jenkins,
It was anilounrml, has definitely dtv
tided to jiliico the name or William
1. McAdoo tiefore tho Democratic
national ronvrntlon for tho presl
TMof Kly of tho Demlng Unihlc
ta ft swivel chair, heels 'atop the
iswhowny, arms klmta ad mi
amy somhrei-o tlllwJ towlanl thv
muve-colore background, McUtt
lo a rH hesdrd stenographer a p-
lr ry paiilinr ahot, or to be esctly
correct, many shots, at the Demo-
cralJe Headlight, tlm Graphic's rlral
newspaper In Doming, and My ev),
dently tnjoya every scnU-nco ho dic
tates, Hut he overlooked one Im
portant FACT. Wlillo the Headlight
for year lias enjoyed tho cmmly
patronage, as regards printings the
Graphic also has had It fling at II
nut the COlumhua Courier, fit its
eleven years' existence, so far as (tie
memory of the oldest inhabitant'
goes, never received, and probably
lor thai mailer never merited, n ilol
lar'a worth of county printing.
liul Luna county Is a largo rounly
and cities change as well as condi
tion, ami Gdunitnis Is a large, very
large, putt of Luna county.
And Columbus, as become a mod
est but growing city, is rominginln
uer own, ami mere are men oi af
fairs in this rounly of Luna who
honestly believe, and prove It by
their arts, thai the Columbus Cou-
ler Is entitled at least once in a
titles to officially and teanlly rep
resent this rounly.
hollowing Is front this week's
(trophic, commenting iiou (ho Co
lumbus Courier being duly ami of
ficially appointed as the official
newspaper of Luna county:
(From the Demlng Graphic.
IT'S AWFUL. MAI1KLI
WIIATH TO lIC DONKt
Columbus Is Made Official County
Newspaper and Gets In I'ttbllsh
Delinquent Tax List.
CU'l-l'T HIT ML' ITII-I till!
......... w. I Wl.l ...,., I
tissiitss. nun.uf.i.i uL. iisin
"f4 in inrBTia, ninnjf.Hin nn.
lly Associated Press.
llEHLtN. Ocrinaity, Juno 23.-lk'v-
eral persons were today reported to
liavo been killed at Ulia Wurtlem
tK-rg, during tho course of the riot-
out dcmontlrallona agniutl tie high
cost of food. Similar demonstrations
nro reported -from other parts of
A new eleclrio switch for usa hi
places employing many persons uu
familiar with electricity is so en
rlosed, in a box that tho latter can
not bn opened wliljo tho awllh Is
1 .WHMtMM FOX (HT'llU
A Uy of sensAtlnnal in
teresl aurt gripping ro.
mance, picturing ovo and
vlllahy In Hawaii with per
ils that lMset a princess of
ttwitj in1 a wir on, of ike hf
ksla fttwaya rssMml Hi a jwi'th1
iSwoii. To date, wo haven't utlflH.
.'till MhhiI tao lltrte wo Ifckk wfi
afe atiliM? to Ih4 It the tte orgwt
Ifatlon "tests wise" jhH tomes to (he
ifsrjje of the locaf ttwuhrit bearer
of tho party of Jefferson, To what
f'uree of help thb aforesaid stand
d beartr will turn how Is n matter
ttumorous conjecture on tho part
ol tho Graphic. Wlillo we don't like
10 see Oolummn built up at the ex
ttenio or tli") taxpayers of Doming,
i4iil poetic justice as a reward for
fclflihnoss td avarice has Its ap
peal. Tho local Democratic organ
Vrtuld neither divide (he "swag' nor
ijinsenl lo let ihV county printing
tl tho IiwmI bidder. Heme tho
taxpayer oLiiiir rounly have paid
slid pabl-ve ami are sllll paying
ftir D.'iueSlij piftllelty which It
nally doettf? need. The Itiouundt
i(f dollars jlhal could have tieen
nuveii eouiu nave iteen m-uer in
Vested in rural srhnids or roads.
Anyway. Hie Democratic national
commlllees (list its toyil tup
i-orti-rs are paid for runitluu tli(
plate mattrr vvhtch Is sent nut pre
nrding every national convention. It
ii great stuff, ami well ralculaled to
warm Hie hetrts of all I lie Demo
reals In Luna rnutity and there nre
plenty of them.
It Is n rate of "sour grapes" with
She Graphlr. The patronage bat
utile two Democratic papers thrive
here only (hip Hi rove before, and
tiere Is some roinprnsstlnn In view
in the mad scramble for nan The
fnvnavers nushl lo enlov it. loo. foe
rttey are payiag for Hie show. Smte-
Is going' In. have In go In work
T a few more Democratic newspa
per Ix-giii publication in Luna
. .rtCO HKNIIS MAN
in mm i - 1. 1 fiv.-vii
YsVaWM Mali Malairiiy IH, aVl aayHaVaVi aVaasjL.
Tito I loan I of County Commission-
crs met Friday at the court hoio
und voted to make the Columbus
Courier the official rounly news
paer. The Drilling Headlight ha
been the official county organ for
year and what could have xepa
rated it from Hie rlrh political pup
Is one of tho secrets of tho Demo
cratic organliutlon of Luna rounly
Tho publication of tho delinquent
tax list alone is worth well over a
thousand dollars n year, besides the
'printing of forms and other matter
that made It "easy pickings." The
Headlight can console Itself that It
U sllll the official cily newspaper
and carry this Important fart at lite
head of its editorial column. The
pMmnage, however, of the city Is
nl such "raty money, and is hard
to collect because of the deficit in
the ally treasury. No doubt there
will Im a big "holler" In some qunr
lers when Hie terrible tnilh soaks
Patronage to Columbus.
The taking of tho county patron-
ago to Cnluuibus is evidence of the
fuel Dial (here I another strong
Democratic paper In the county of
which Postmaster L. L. llurkheniL
delegate lo tho slate and national
Democratic convention, Is (he guard
ian angel. He purchased a half in
(crest in tie publication front
Wllfon Kllgore. late nrrlvol from
Georgia, who has been editing the
sheet H'hey changed from a weekly
to a dally publication, and In other
way showed I hat they were alive
tit the possibilities and privileges of
Democrnto sheet Willi a little
pep" In It- Willi lite legitimate
btttlness originating in Coltimims.
the hJp of the Democratic itlal"
organization and the rounly print
lug. they should have tin trouble in
making a "go of IL To date Ihey
havo made Demoornllc newspaper
publishing In tho county seal much
less attractive than of yore.
Tlm firm of Kllgore and, llurkhcad
mi impressed the Democratic county
candidate with tho crowing impor
lance of Columbus a a plaro In gel
or loso volet (hit fall thit tho conn
ly orgaiiltallQii is making every ef
fort iiossihlo lo whiIjii' (he powers
that be In tho border community
Iteming, as a Democratic slfonghold,
i taken for grunted. At the present
time nothing Is too good for the
t'llliens of Columbus
Tito Graphic' Democratic friends
I HANTA FK N. M. June 23.
Ihttr Setlgtnsn of this city, chair!
of Ihe Democratic sidle committee
and on of (he delegates In Hie na
tional runventfin at Pan Francisco,
left firlhaL Hilnt June 21 by auto-
BHimie,,-iccymioniecl ny ills wife,
Tlio cHfr'A'legTiles. II In number,
w hieavBAVflHtH'i no next lew itavs.
ihoSOTqwitrlieftorlhffn part itf Hie
Mate going hy way of Denver and
tboie from tlm roulhent part going
by way of El Paso.
It beenmr known June Ut that
A. 11. Bllnup of .lliii(nieriiie. nllor
Ley for the Anli-Xalnon U-agui' In
New Mexico, and IL E. Farley, sit
t'rtriident of Ihe leaRUe In Arizona
will attend the Democratic national
convention lo fight against the in
rr,riorotlon of a "wet" plank In the
pisiform. In rase surh a move it
Senator A A. Jones, while In Ban
Francisco, will make his heiulqtian-
lers at the palace lintel. Tito New
Mexico delegales will slop at (ho
P.nlilwin and PL Francis hold
Tho New Motleo delegation Is not
Intlntcled. An attempt was made
at tho stnle convention which was
held at llotwell on June 3 to endorse
William Gibh McAdoo. but it was
WKSm WhI I WM
(By Associstvd Press.
NEW YOHK, N. Y, Juno ttr-
Charlea V. Murphy. Tammany Hall
leader, was one of six iiletl Indicted
today hy tho grand Jury Investigat
ing alleged attempts of Murphy to
Intimidate Louis Harlog, a manufac
turer. Into .returning tia.ooo which
Mtiphy Invemed with Harrlog' com
pany during. lite war.
Indi FafMiiaf m Stmts
lwiiii hill Itli ItfttH
(Uy Associated Press. I
INDONDEIIIIY. Ireland, June 23.
No reseallnn was reported today In
Ihe battle between the Unionist and
Nationalist faction which ha kept
lndonderry In a lerrorslrlcken
slate for some day last patL Dur
ing tho night rival factious erected
mldlllonal barricades from which
ley kepi up a continuous fire. At
unci) the thnolliig reached the In
unity of volleys.
WEEKLY MEETING OF
VII.LXCi: ROAM) THL'KTEEH
Columbus. N. ,M June 22, lUJO.
Im lioard of Trustees met In rrg
Ular session. Mayor J. A. lllair waS
lirusenU a wen' the following Irus
lee--ll. W. Elliott. A Frederlckson.
William Klein and C II. McAutey
Ihe minutes of the last meeting
were read ami approved as correct
I. alter which the following bills
were read: Edwin O. Dean, miscel
iHtieous exix'tite, Kt; Mnmsen-Duntte-gan-Hyan
(Vnnpsny. pump leathers,
K.37: Arthur Illoch. survey. ilO.cn
I- T. HIJar. refund on auto license,
ttO.lH; J. L. GreemvoiMl, insurance
cu trucks, tM2t; A. U Taylor, one
lank. IIW); A. Frederlckson. street
Motion by Tmstee Prwlerlcksott,
eeonded by Tnnlee MeAulry that
all bills le allowed and warrants or-
ilrred Issuetl for ssme. Motion -ear-
rd. The vote: II, W. Ellioll. yea
A. lYixlerirkson, yeaj William Klein,
ansenc u- II. wr.Mitey. yea
It. U llurkhead of the Columbus
Dolly Courier, one nf Ihe delegales
to- ihn Ban Fratteleo convent Ion,
leaves on Ihn evening train for Los
Angeles where he will meet with
nlher prominent politicians on their
wayi'to the convention. Mr. Ilurk
1 1 end, being on tho "scene" and in
truc.lt Willi Hip various developing
phases Of Ihe convent Ion, will wire
dally report bo sees I be situa
tion and the Dally Courier readers
will he amirnl of first-hand tnfor
XVLIA AltRIVICS AT MIMNC
VM WITH ADDED FOLLOWERS
Franclsro Villa, who wo reported
at Villa do Allende. a few miles
south of the-l'arral-Jimlnei branch,
I'rldny evening, has arrived at San
Fianclsen do Oro, a mining i'olnt
fnw nllles aotilh of Parral, Monday,
according Ip reports received In El
Paso lalo Mondav cvcnlmi.
Villa is sftld lo havo 600 men with
him and Is accompanied by Nicolas
I'crnantlet. Ho Is reported lo havo
tecwed arnw for several hundred
lecnilt wlillo on his recent excur
sion o Ihe eatl of the Mexican Cen
Thua far Villa has had 410 rlaslte
with federal troops, according In re-
ports, and il i Nlleved that Ms
purpose tu goingHo Parral Is la en
force demands made on mining coin-
ponies ftr wyment. Unless he Is
dilven frri'm this vrlnily Immediate,
ly he has thn power lo enforce hi
it m our mt
Not altogether ttttcxiieclcdty last
Ihurtdsy the drill In the Florida
well west of tho city dropped into
oil sand and tho dell.ille showing
of oil at I WW feel canned eolivtdeN
able excltemcul in Dcmimj. Thcro
it about COO feel of wafer In tint
well, however, and it is not defi
nitely known yet Just how much nil
the stratum will produce. II I
thought that it can not be more than
seven or eight feel thick and that
the amount of nil contained can not
be large, flailing from Ihe bottom
of the well last Hunday disclosed a
tatlsfactory condition, msny visitor
rarrylng away sample of oil skint.
men from thn lop of Ihe water or
extracted from the sand.
Immediately on encountering tlm
I sand the well wa shut down.
litem Iwing 600 feet of the well lilt-
protected by easing which Is now
tieing iiiKiaiieu. ai me completion
of this work Hie drilling will con
tinue. Oil formations have been
fiequent since the pasnlng of the
Miroot mark and each new one has
contained tn?ltrr hnwlno I ban the
'otto preceding. It is prcdlrted that
a good pumping well will lie devcl
cpeil liefnre reaching 2000 feet. How
ever, the drill will keep on until
slopped by an Impervious stratum.
It is believed thai the main pool
will be lapped short of 2100 feet.
J. A. Mahoney. A, W. IVtllard and
(. U Hater have had no trouble in
telling the Irase offered to (he
public for financing the writ, and
11 is thought that Ihn money to com
plete the well will not be lacking.
Lease holder within a Hire mile
radium nf thn well are turning in
it quarter of their hoi and I-
mg stock In Ihe Florida well ( ex
change. These are Ihe leases Wnc
offered In the public by the (tewte-,
nuti liefnre mentioned.
Work on ttie Angelns well east of
the city is going forward, somn
trouble being encountered Iwcauso
nf'lire'mitrtKarid an(I'fsllurV in Ihe
w. 11. sproai was appoittKH i.uyi ,, del very of casing lhal itiilsl
Motion byTruslee Elliott, second
wl by Trustee Froderirkson, llial
Ihe appolnlmvitt of W H. Piiroat as
C'ly Allorney Im' eonflrmed. Motion
carriiil. The vote: fl. W. ElllolL
ea; A. Frederlekson. yea: William
Klein, yea; C II. McAuley, yea.
There being no further business
Hie Hoard of Truttern adjourned.
J. II. nLADL Mayor
EDWIN 0. DEN. Clerk.
OFFICElt WHO ISSUED
UST CONn-DKIlATK OHHEK
DIES IN WYOMING
SHHIHDAN. Wyo. June 23.-Dah-
uey M. Pcales, a lieutenant comman
der in the Confederate naval forces,
who was reputed to have given the
hi tl official Confederate order dur
ing Ihe Civil War, died In a local
hospital recently. Scales, who was a
i;radi'Bte of Hie naval academy at
AnuaiMili. served the Dulled Stale
a naval officer in (he 8panlth
American War. Hefore lie moved
here two year ago Scales was a
sroutmattrr In Memphis, Tennessee,
drtplle the fact thai be was then
75 year old.
lo driven ahead of the drill.
well Is down atHmt'.HW feet.
Forrest McKlnley Is due here lo
make final arrangements for a block
of lease lo go to a large New York
eil exploration company. Thimi
lease will prolnbly bo Iocs lei I north
rf the city.
Mrs. Matthews rersirt thai hlin
b'as almost enough leases signed 'in
Ihe tola and llondalo sections 'In
ckiso a deal with a large oil coin-
i.nnv In nlsre a test rhr on tlio
ground. There is now mi truubte'lo
get reliable companies lo drill ir
enough leatei can bo obtained 'In
induce (Item to enter the field". -Iteming
CERMANS FOHM NEW CAWNtX
(Ily Associated Press..
LONDON, England. June 23.
The formallou of Ihe pew German
cabinet It today reHrlcd by tho
Times, which says that new men
have been found a couple 0 ffll
In llio ministry.
When some eoplo lose their
minds their friend would ueer
know it utiles told of tho fart, (
I have (rled fnf years to turn Ihejdemanils by culling power line o
,tounly print In ovei; lo tho Graphic I tho various mlnct from tho Hoqull
ond thu presiding eculur, when Ids dam,
LEAVE IT TO ME
New William Fox PrtHtWd
' Alio Bull' Eye CwaKaty;
"THIS WAY OUT"
Femrii Gale Hry