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. Wnlitmlny. July It. IKO.
no vo phw'.hui in new .mkxico.
That sliiles, counties ami tnunlcl
lllties ha come lo a realisation
nf the difficulties nt Hip situation
a to tuihlle improvement thai in.
ohc vast txM'itdiluros Is liecommg
increasingly aparrnt, says the Tax
lyers' Association of New Mexico.
In California, tin Autoinolillc Club
of Southern California ami the Cali
fornia Stale Automobile Association
hae Joined in nuking Uovernor
Hyphens tn bring about a suscnslon
uf highway ennsiructlnn. Certainly
absolutely nocesary iuvtlon are In
lie completed and maintenance pnv
vtded for. It is urged, however, that
there he a curtailment of overhead
eipne liy deereaiing the slate
highway foretm as rapidly a postt
Itlfrnt Itnad Cost C0,fXK).
tn It letter the Automobile eluh
ntlrw at present Hres the tn mil.
turn doHor bond Wsw vulcd July 5.
tUtia. Will hlllld only hair the mileage
rotittimplatfd al I lie lime of Hie elec
tion and a hisliMr rale of Interest
U ld In sell the bunds at this
lime. I lie lioiuls al Hie rate of In
leresl Ihey liear. 4H per rant, are
titMileahlo, anl to market Itiwni
lusher rale, nay 0 peccenl. mul ho
lnUI, difference Hint would amount
hi wwiintiusaiu uouar a year. v.g.
7"" curiaiim. in
ui nwi nipi in uiiiimuia "
been Issued by Chief Kngineer
Flrleher of the highway commis
sion, STnle Conlroller Chambers ami
Htaln Treasurer lllchantson. sppnn.'w
ing the proposal on the grminils thai
high cost make it lni)oslhle to pi
ahead with the work as nricinatly
New Mexico llcfeatrd IHU.
t, ...in i.- ni ii.. . '
defeated a &0 mlllUtp dollar howl
pniMal lost year, partly lieeause
lo ! paid wouM lnereae the cost
In be paid wuudt iHernase I In" cost
of rood building ftO per eenl. Ihe
slato of Vermmil ninststenlty re
fuses lo Issue ImhiiIs for riiad build
ing purposes. In New Mexico the
lieopte last year defeated the pro
IMisal to give (Kiwer to Hie lepts
lature In Issue Imnds for highway
construction without submitting the
question to n vyte of the people.
Next NovemluT the voters of this
stale will be asked (o vote upon the
iniesltan of Isnilnglp million dollars
in ou year ihuiiis at ier cent inu-r
..i ti, -nr n iwm.l.!
are JlfV expend.-il 'ln Ihe several,
rntmtW of the slatiracconllng to!
IIipIc assessed valuation of prvierty.
If mails are to Im tmllt thai will out
last the perlisl of the redemption.
KKlro a mile is a moderate estimate
or Hie eost. On this basis only t.'K)
miles of H-niianeiil road can be built
in the whole slate, or less than an
aierage or five miles In Ihe counly,
and this lakes federal aid of 'i mil
linn dollars Into consideration. II
should also bo kept in mind that
upon llm principal Indebtedness ol
S million dollars, tho stale will pay
at least S million dollars in interest,
MR. AD. MAN:
1 We are too busy
I kindly tell our customers and mends
1 that we have
on our complete stock of High Grade I
1 Men's' Hats, Shoes and Furnishing !
I Goods. A visit to our store, any day
during the jTemainder ofthis week will
I O APIN cfe SON
Outfitters to Men''
thus inakimt tho roadt cesl
not mils. If thojionds m told m
SO per cent tMscotim, Hut total mUft
age win noi amount to mora tnn
100 miles of permanent roads, m
than an average, of 314 MMe to the
county, with federal aid fund.
"What shall New Mexico (to m lo
llie propositi bond Isu0 untfcr com
dlllons as" they a rot" Is .a question
for the earneH consideration of ta
payors throuhgout tho tial,
LAST TEACH XMNATH)Nfl
I deslro to bring to tho attention
of all teachers In tho county ami
Ihoio IhU eipecl to teach In tuna
county who aro not properly certifi
cated under (he laws of the. slain of
New Mexico, that tho next and last
I car hers' examination will lie held
July 23 and 21, IKO, In tho office of
the superintendent or schools in ino
I.una counly cuurt house at Denting.
It is' necessary that teachers at,
tend In this matters and ano Ihelr
certificates have not expire), do
not need In ho extended or renewed
--for no salary warrant can legally
be drawn unless (he teacher has a
proper certificate allowing her In
teach. Teachers having jiermlU lo
leach ran only draw a salary en.ua!
tn the holder of a third grade err
Kindly notify the superintendent
If you desire lo take the' examina
tion July 33 and 31 In lime so that
she will have Hie required number
ol examination questions from the
department. ALICE II. SMITH.
Supl. of Schools of Luna County.
tirlters remaining unclaimed al
Columbus (N. M.) posloffice for the
week ending July 7. Iltt):
Mary Amlerson. Jark Avcrill,
flam Oichren, K. 1. Chapman, Ale
jandro Carreon, Jose Dionlcia I.
mlnguex, .Mao- Fulles, William Ful
ton. Jose Oarcla, William llaentler,
Illsldoro llalmanta, Hassle Kelly,
Dolores H. Marlines. Mattle II. Nel
son. Jotefina It. Qulnten, (Iregorin
llsmlon. l.ula tmes, Knnas II. Smith.
Huby It. Turner.
hTVTK TKaiKltS IMtKFKIt
ItKXICS "IIISTOItY (IK N. II.'
SANTA VK. N. M, July U.-Mnra
county teacher favor the adoption
of IlenJaAiln (lead's "History of New
Mexico" as a tnxt book to be useil
in the public schools of New Mnx
Irii. Ttiey also commend the efforts
of J. II. Wagner, stale superintend
-nl of public Instruction, which are
Iia). Uv At ,no c0fr nf
,,. anmw, Morn county teachers
(nslilute the following rvsolutions
on lliese two iHiints were adotited
"He It llesnlvcil. That we rrenm-
mend the adoption of, Hcnjamin
Head's 'History of New Mexico' as a
text book for the public schools of
New Mexico. II -is more clear ami
eonetse history and therefore the
best adapted fur the school children
In learn the historical farts of their
lie ii iiroiiim, inai w c, hut
teachers of Mora county, most heart
ily and gratefully thank the slain
superintendent for his great efforts
in securing the means liy which
teachers salaries will be Increased.
TWO BOYS SKNTKXCKI)
. HW R(WLr. RANK
OMAHA, Neb, July lt-l'rlon
sentences of from threo lo fifteen
yeara each were given In district
court here July 12 to the two young
men caught last 1'rlday following
the roblicry of Hie Hank of Water
loo at Waterloo, Nebraska. The
led guilty. When ar-
rr.led they gayo Hie names of Oscar
) 00 of (Iranada, Coloraihi, and J". V.
nmu oi ijiiuiicii mulls, timii sain
Ills parents lived In Manning, Iowa.
Atmul i ww taken from Hin iHink
Lookril Like a Vision
This morning cltixens of Columbus
took a look Into tho future as they
witnessed a carload of machinery
going into Mexico from Hilt olnt.
Thomas IL Monlclongo It sending
Into old Mexico a tractor, a thresh'
Ing machine, bean thresher and sev
eral truckloads of supplies,
to write "an ad so 1
Dark. Hotel BulMiny
as sjtsssss (in a UXtAljiJ,llIJ,ltil f t fill It M I IsT
tut fiotowwa bAttv mum, caiwwi mrw
mi, .MU.vmKmmm9gmmmmL, jjm-u jtj-jiaia jhui
ConHswed frsjwi Tuesdasy.)
Th,o United -Slate Is Hm nclh.
bor m4-: friend nf HwiMinMoHs of
Uiq, thrco, Atnci-icM. In a very
special sense, our tticrftattonal ro
tations In tlili hemtsphcro stioutd
be cbaraclcrlied by govkl will nr.d
free from any possible suspicion
as tn our national purpose.
lite administration, remember
ing always that Mexico is an In
dependent nation, and that perma
nent stability In her government
and her Institutions could comn
only from the consent of Iter own
people to a government of their
mvu making, has been unwilling
either to profit by tho misfortunes
of tho people of Mexico or (o m
reehlo (heir future by imposing
from the outside a rulo upon their
temporarily distracted councils,
As a consequence, order is grad
ually rcapprarlng in Mexico; at
no Unto In many years have Amcr
Iran lives ami Interests been so
safe as Ihey now are; pear reigns
along tho border and Industry Is
When tho new- government of
Mexico shall have, ghcu ample
proot of lis ability permanently- tn
maintain law and order, signified
ils willingness to meet Its Interna
(tonal obligations and written on
Ils staluo bonks Just laws under
which foreign Investors shall have
rights as well as dudes, that gov
ernment should receive our rccog
nlUnn and sympathetic assistance.
Unlit Iheso prier expectations
have been met, Mexico mutt real
ise the propriety of a policy thai
asserts the right of Uio United
Slates In demand full protection
for Its cltltens.
The Democratic parly recngnltes
tho iniorlanre of the uequisllion by
Americans of additional sources of
supply of petroleum ami other min
erals and declares that such acquisi
tion hot ii at home ami aiiroait aiioum
bo fostered and encouraged. We
urge such taction, legislative and
executive, at may secure lo Ameri
can cllliens the same rights in the
acquirement of mining right In
foreign countries as are enjoyed by
the cllliens or subjects of any olier
The Democratic party expresses
ils active sympathy with tho people
of China. Czecho-tSlovakia, Finland,
Ioland, I'ersia and others who have
recently established representative
government and who are striving In
develop the Institutions of (rue de
The great principle of national
self determination hat received con
slant reiteration at ono of tho chief
objectives Tor which this country
entered tho war and victory estab
lished this principle.
Within tho limitations pf Interna
tional comity and usage, this con
vention repeats the several previous
expressions of tho sympathy tit I ho
Democratic parly of the United
bt lies for the aspirations of Ireland
for self governmrn.
Wcexprcss our deep and earnest
sympathy for tho unforlmialo peo
ple or Armenia, and wo belluvn thai
our government, consistent villi 111
couMilullon anil principles, should
render every possible aul proper
bid lo them In their effort in estab
lish and maintain a govcrrunrul of
Wo favor the granting of iude
IKMidruco without unnecessary delay
to Hin IU,Sw,oou Inhabitants of the
We favor a liberal olicy of home
steading public lands in Hawaii to
promote a larger middle class cititcn
population, with equal rights to all
t no wucpviujvuca ui iiawau as an
outpost ou tho western frontier uf
tho Untied States, demands adequate
appropriations by Congress for the
development of our harbors anil
We favor granting to the people
of Porto lllco tho traditional terri
torial form of government, witli a
view to ultimate statehood, accorded
to atl territories ol the United Stales
since Uio beginning of our govern
ment, and wo believe that the offi
cials appointed to administer Hip
government of such territories
should bo qualified by previous bona
ftdo residence (herein.
. Uio sovonlli, and last, part of (ha
Domocralle par(ys platform will
appear In lomorrow's lllus of Tlie
Columbus Dally Courier. This Part
VII contain the, planks referring to
Alaska; Asiatic Immigration; Tho
Postal Service; Freo Bpeech and
Press; Republican Corruption; and
Dally Courier, 7&c per month.
Romaho Mining U,
Tenney Williams & Co., Brokers
POLITICAL ANNOUNCE)! EN fS.
Democratic Counly Ticket.
l. L, ffMYEIL
For County Treasurer:
W. J. UEIlltY.
For Counly Assessor:
J. T, IIUNTEIl.
For County Clerk:
P. A. HUOHES.
For Superintendent of Schools:
MtS. JOE WH.LA HELL.
For Probata Judge:
II. M. OltOVB.
For County Commissioner, DLL :
J. U LOFTIS.
For County Commissioner. Dlst.
JAMES A. IlllEA.
For County Commissioner, Disl. 3:
D. J. CIIADU011N.
B. E. SISCO
One IJIock North sod half block
East of the M. E. Church.
A Full lint Qt
rtoxA a- okh. rri.
Hlfjll Wind A blovvlnu.
Early lot! evening brisk brum
sprang up find (he torrid heul of tho
latl few days disappeared In o Jnw
momenta, and later on and all night
A high wind enabled people lo sleep.
THIS city, like all others,
since any loose change v
slghl, been vltlted by talesmen rep
rrsenUng every known slock com
pany In Iho country: and thousand
if dollar havo been spent for vari
ous schemes, tome god, some hid.
Al present there Is a practlrally
local organisation, made up of men
their towntpcoplv ran call by Ihelr
first name: The official! of tho
Itomaho Mining Company are men
who'vyould not lend their names to
a "scheme" of any description.
Tho prospects of tho Itomaho Min
ing Company aro based on practical
knowledge of ores actually In sIrIiI
In Iho Tros Hermanns Momilafns,
and on tho opinions ol tho best
known mining envlneers In this co
lion of (ho United Hlntes.
Machinery has been ordered, soma,
delivered, nod actual work das' been
lioguii developing nre bodies on Iho
claims of the lloinnbo Mining Com
pany, and tho future looks rosy to
Ihnso who already have'lnveslnl. If
you are not among Ibis number you
Tho slock of Hits company Is $1
per share and none wjll be sold, for
less. Oct in on (he ground floor.
Your Investment will cam money
for, you and It will earn nwrnuy for
Columbus, because this town will
sell the supplier lo the new mining
romp. Send your order for sharel
tn Tenney Williams A Co. the
brokers for the Itomaho Mining
STAPLE AND FANCY -
FRUITS and VEGETABLES
FRESH AND BARBECUED MEATS
GAS GOES UP
Columbus Filling Station
WILL GRAY, Proprietor
After the Show visit this well known Cabaret and liaten
to the latest Jazz Mtitic and be terved with
COOL, REFRESHING SOFT DRINKS
J. R. BLAIR
Columbus & Western New
Mexico Townsite Company
PROMOTERS OF ?OLtyJBVS
Sec ut for town Iota, buiinett and residence
property. . Oil Lea.ei and Valley Landa.
Columbus. ,. xi w
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