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J. R. BLAIR
ColtmilMts & Western New
Mexico Tewnsite Company
PROMOTERS OF 'COLVMBVS
See ui for tows lots, WuiIhmi artel rctieknoe
property. 'Oil Leases and Vsllejr Land.
Columbia, .. ,. ,. New Mexico
farnKst! Hi Taxis!
01 Pays Exposes
OKLAHOMA CITY Okla, July 21.
With a surolus of cmojiha i Dm
slate treasury. Oklahoma will levy
tin ail valorem lax on real and er
sonal properly iliirinir the fiscal year
lir.'l lo conduct the date's business.
Such was (hi- announcement of
Frank C. Carter, alalr auditor, after
romplcUng an audit of the stale's
finances for the fiscal year closing
Juno 3a The only tax to be levied
by the itale. Air. Carter said, will
I that of a half mill fur each 1100
d properly valuation, required by
the conlllullnn for the maintenance
of roads ami bridge.
The auditor assign the following
reasons for die surplus which
make It unnecessary lo levy nn ad
valorem tat I till year: Collection or
largo sums as delinquent Income and
Inheritance tax, collections by vari
ous state department in exce of
Iholr csllmateil Income and the laps
ing of appropriations.
Kvery year since l)7. when Okla
homa lecame a stale, an ad valorem
lax .ranging from one and a half
mills to the mxlmuni of three anil
a half mills has been levied Mate
record show. I Jul year the levy
was three and a half mills.
Itevenuo collected by the stale
during the fiscal year ending June
: totaled $10817,575. Of this amount
the ad valorem tax brought In SI,
0112,000, while I ho remaining H5.HK5.
575 the gross production lax on oil
Wjf Three Ucmsk fer
Ckicni Herse anwM Vehicles
CHICAGO. Ill, July S&-!torse
ilrawn vehicle are going inlo the
discard In Chicago and If statistics
gathered at the city license bureau
may be taken as a criterion the
"four horso hitch" onco a common
sight on the streets, soon will dis
Only three llcenes for this lyw
of vehicle have lieen issued since
I Im start of Hit license year May I
-and that number of license for all
f'Ms of borne drown chirlen In
rapidly decreasing while there l u
sleady increase in the volume of
licenses for automobiles and truck.
Only 163 licenses for three horse
carriages and wagons have lx-i-n i.
sued fine May t, 658U for those
hauled by two horsi and I8.7IP for
one horse affairs.
Against these figure IH'il .
rensi have Ihvii Issued nlnce May I
for motor trucks and delivery wag
ons and 00.IU9 licenses for motor
More than l.nno,Ot) has ,n.n col
lected In license fees since May I.
Professor Jackson, the versatile
violinist of I lie Columbus theater or
rhrttra (lately named Kllle Jazxers,
was asked, "Will they make, their
shimmy shake on tea Friday night f"
lie answered, "Jint like Jello shakos
on a kuiie,"
The Daily Courier office has for
sale day books, 150 pages, for CO anilj
HO cents each,
"High Cost Fighters"
We are FIGHTING to reduce the high
cost of living in Columbus.
We have the geeds and the prices to
FIGHT with. They will bring down
your costs and keep you pleased. Your
dollars will buy a real "dollar's" worth
Of KmstsAri i M
TOPKKA, Kan., July 22. Thirty
clghl wholesale grocers of Kansas,
comprising the Kansas mrmliershlp
of the Missouri-Kansas Whnlesalo
Grocer Association, face prteed-
Ings In the Supreme court iIIimI by
the attorney general charging price
fixing in violation of the Kansas
anil monopoly law The attorney
general asks that the grocer firms,
comprising nearly all the wholesale
grocers In the Mate, he dented the
privilege of doing business u Kan
sas and that they pay fine of I IK)
the day for a number uf days each
ha been a party to tin' alleged com
bine. Criminal proceedings were started
in an earlier suit again! three of
ficer of the I'oehler Mercantile,
Company, including the president of
the MIourl-Kansa Wholesale Oro
crrs' Association. This cane has
been continued In the district court
at Ijwvrence and F.nioria until the
"Spitds" Higher Than
Any Timejn History
CHICAGO. III. July 22,-Potato
prices at the present time are higher
than eer before In this country at
this perioil of the year but they have
been gradually coming down ror the
past ten days. It is rcMirtcil al Hie
I. S. bureau of market. This has
lieen due to heavy shipments, chief
ly coming from irginia.
Army ExeerMMtiK With
Tracttrs awl Trailers
CLKVK1.AND. Ohio, July 22.-Kx
pertinents in thn manufacture of
tractors, tanks and trailers are le
lug conducted hero by army engi
neers. The ordnance department has
leased a building for the purRn uf
developing standard typos uf motor
A new baby caterpillar gasolino
tractor, designed aim i nu mi lac lured
ny the army nieii here, look first
piare in a recent cuuinitltive oudu-i-ancu
nin from Clextlund to Ottawa
lleurh, Miehigan. Kliteeu rommer
dial linns enfei til tractors. The gov
miimviil tracUirs made a reroni of
Ul.7. It was dHlupei al a rou
upproximaiing kUHMmi, army eng..
iieora said. One uf us featurva i a
iMM.ici: ciiikf oitiintKi)
to r.ivi: I'Ai'Kii m:us
ULKVKUVM), Ohio, July li.
lice chief K. W. Smith was found
guilty of contempt of court and
lined duo by Judge U-vine In com
mon pleas court thia morning. Judge
Irvine bald the chief guilty of fail
ing to observe i lie court's Injunction
ordering him lo open all iKillce rec
ords to reporters for the Cleveland
llridge whil score cards at Daily
Daily Courier, 75c per month,
TUB C6tOMhM PAIL tOMM
f ijij am' vsnsr m4mm-j
itm flsjM Sassisji m
II JSSf4A'mi W
Mrs. I.tK-a Return to IH-iutng.
Mrs. C K. Lucas returned tn
Demimr last Wednesday from Mis
Drilling Wants Cotton Gin. ,
Over 500 hale of cotton will be
the result of Luna county's export
ment this fall.
Kimt NnUonnl llnnk Clert. v.
Columbus Ilaseball Club; 2 o'clock
sharp. Old Aviation grounds.
Ijirk of Cooprrutlon.
There was to bo a meeting of the
llnndale Oil Iluyers Association last
But unlay, but Mr. William Gregory
wat the only member who appeared.
Tun Cars Stolen at Iteming.
Two automobile were stolen In
Denting last Saturday night one
from II. J'. Kinney, engineer of the
electric company's plant, and Ihn
other ear from Adnlgo Ocosla. No
Novell)' on Street.
The tight of a Kordson tractor
making twrnly miles an Hour around
Columbus In an unusual sight and Is
aim some advcrtincmriil for lio Co.
iiiimiu. .Miitoi MJIIIIinil .
Clt)' tlnlers Water Pipe.
The city trustee Tuesday night at
their regular meeting ordered Ihe
purchase of a carload of water pipe,
3 and I Inch. The pipe in of Iho
same material and size as will bo
railed for In the specifications for
llie new water system.
lie Kiiouk More Than Thai.
Harry Kdwanls was a visitor In
Demmg last week and a welcome
caller at the rininlilo office. Mr.
Kdwnrd knows Iota of interest ing
things almul the early days, having
come as a soldier In Til to old Fort
Hnro llrraka All ItrconK
Aam Keln's retail store broke all
tecords last week. During Ihe nx
uiin in inn ieriai sain me imkiks
show the largest business for one
week ever bad by the store. That II
nays In advertise, when you have
me mock and price, goes without
"Coke" Man l-rnics Timn.
Several weeks ago a man named
Cook, albeit he has a reputation for
handling "coke," which Is a vulgar
term for cocaine, was warned out of
Columhu by Marshal linger. Mon
day he returned and bis honor Judu
wile landed on bis roco for about
forty slmoleons and Cook went on
"Johnny et You Ouji."
If you were In jail and a vast for.
tuiw had been left you, and your
sUier wa about lo marry, a worth.
left monev aiu'ltur. wmiM vntt .Ami
)our pal to save Iho situation? Jllll
iiiirnnam just yciicu -joiinny fiot
Your mm" ami Johnny did. This
Anil morn vnn will..,.. ilntiLli,l tm
the screen al thn Onyx tonight.
firmly for HuiliirKS.
Tho Oilumhus Investment Com
pany, Ine., has completed all details
of incorKiration and Is ready for its
first meeting as a going corporation.
Attorney W. It. Sproat of Pollard &
Sprout attended lo Ihe necessary lr
ml details. A meeting will be called
in tho near future for (he election
of ofrirers, perfecting of by-laws,
clc. The Columbus liiveslmenl Coin-
pnny Ihn owner of the Khaki Club
Ituilding and Is comnnsed of annrox-
Imntcly 100 mcmliers.
No Minn Tlmben In 1CI Paw.
Tho big mines In Mexico are going
ahead, figuring on IM per cent pro
duction, Tho Hoinaho Mining Com
pany of Ihe Tres Hermanas honey-
comtMHj every Jumher yard In TA
Paso lost week tiring lo purchase
Eft. CtitXUWk NftW Mfllicd
ixm ivr iu? ci iv s
Continued from Pago I, Column 2.)
ratulttlr-te (Mftislt(Ml tho reaponsl
uimr ui wen wrvKF. sM snsuetl!
Kafree 'ssf La.
nio aovMwncnl ' ' mfthl weM
Stanin ralhaw MiikVnuml m.iii.
snncllly of public service and gtr.
anle tho railway rmfiteyes that Ju.
lice which vole tho Awerltian con-
ccfHion or rHtWeotssniMW on tho one
nqmi ana asiurea commuuy of serv
ice on I tut nlher "
In his rercrgBcp lo.pnAIWlkm and
law enfnreemiMit liA d'
"Peoiiln nvr ulll ilirfeo alunvl
wisdom of Um enacUnenl of a law-
uicre is divided opinion regarding
Iho eighteenth amendment and the
InW rnfirleil In ninVft II n,.nll
but Ihero can Im no difference of
opinion aimul bonesl law enforcik.
menu Mouiiication or repeal Is
Ihn rlolll llT B frnn iwnnl. n,.n.u
ihft delihlM-aln n,l lnllll.il .,.,1.11.
iwnumeni,cnmniami, im perversion
biui evasion marg mo psihs 10 Ilia
laimro or government itself."
'Ilmlter" lnnihr fop II. U'alitrl.w.
snail, au vnt-fi.
big Mexican mines, American owned,
had nurehaseil ev-erv tnnl nt .nil.
able lumber for mine limbers In Ihe
jams nnu cverjnning cn route.
.nanngcr msck or mo jiomaho
llflflllr fteenrnl nnnneh In .Url
With and Work In now tlnMrmt.lne
cigm noiirs a nay at I no mine.
Kmplojnl 8 CJillInn RuanK
Colonel Kn-nch of Camp Furlong
rinpioyru eigiu civilian .guarus ror
uuiy in ino ramp last nignu Hoidiers
are ai a premium,
Itrliimrtl, Rut Without Fish.
Ia! Hlggs, wife and children and
ln.niw.liii. 11, l, !.,,, Bn.i ...if- r it:;t;
ila relumed from I heir- vnrkllrm. In
the Moilitalllon monnlnln. Uil nlohl
As soon as Mr. Illgga get rested he
win rcuevo uonccior wgan, who
will return lo his headquarters at
SclloFloto to Show al Douglat.
II. II. Hardy, advance agent for the
tN-lls-Floto circus, decided Douglas
wouiu oe a ocuer town man Colum
bus for his aggregation, and -Will
show there Ihe middle, of August
II Mr. Hardy retains his job and Iho
circus is around this way two years
hence he will not nass tin Columbus
becauio Ibis clly.wlll have double,
mo -population then.
NKW MKXICO'8 At'AQIK
MINING Dl.S-rHK.TH b'lllt'rG OHK
CIILOIUDK. N. M, July 2l.-Tho
Aliacha iiiinlmr ill.lrlrl Im. llir.t
producing properties, all brought In
The Colossal, operated by Albu.
iiurrquo capilul, has made, a shl
ment to tho Kl I'aso smelter, 'llio
former manager, K. K Vassar, has
liecii surcwled by Harry K. Weir, an
uxneriencnl inininn man. wlm imii
charge a few weeks ago and Immo
dialmy brought the properly lo jiro
diiction, 'Iho Colossal Mines Company Is
no.v pulling in air drill equipment
and a small experimental mill. This
machinery is now helm? Imiilml in
by Iho big company truck.
'Iho Midnight mado a shipment of
on- from Knglo last week and Ihe
Hller Mclals Company Is shipping
this week. Humors am pcraislcnt
uiui mis properly uas nmuo a big
strike nt n irrenlup ilonlli limn mu
working In Ihe district. Tho Silver
Mountain shipment Is said lo bo the
largest maiio iroiu ino district in
Wlwtiicr R. KJHm WM Acci.it
(Ily Assoc ial cit I'rcss.
ClllfUGO. Ill- July 22. -A decision
tonight on whether the eighteen lull
roqd unions will accept the wage
award was promised by T. K, fihep.
herd when Ihe brotherhood chiefs
resumed their conferences. Union
officials declined to comment on re
ports they wero dlvldeil. l'rlvalely
I hey said a referendum seemed the
ci.ly possible course.
CONTHAtrrOKS Dtl.VT PAY
FOH I.UMHICII HAY DIUIXIIR
Failure of Ihe eontrnclors (o pay
promptly for lumber Is Iho buubear
of lumlier dealers it was slated at
I Ik- stale lumber dealers' meeting u
I.n Vegas and It was urged that the
yards arrange to have monthly pay
liieiiU made nn the materials sold
In-fore agreeing In lei purchasers
have lumber. Ihe Dally Courier
opines I hat Judge Cole of tho Fox-
vnrth-Galbralth Company of thin
illy will make a menla reservation
f f litis item when ho reads II.
offickii i:xont:ratcd FOH
SHOOTING GI'.OIIGK KIGDY
OMAHA, Neb, July A ror-
oners Jury lodsy exonerated Feil
rrl' Officer William Forby of II in
neapolls for shiHilInk lleorgo lUshy
of Omaha recently whim llighy'a
hoai was raided by government
agent for narcotics. The Jury held
thai Illghy. whn ill oil ftflcrwanl, was
resisting arrest and, that tho officer
shot in self defense. ,
Crepe paper al Dally Courier of-
ff -r e'A - .
' Tho camp commander was kind
etsougn lo piaee a irw civilian
Mftrda around the camp," provldjna
Ntcm willi sholinins (sawed oft), and
Ism also publWiml a memorandum
sollfylng tho foldlcr of their pros-
esKo and nirtctmg thai nicy uo ro
spected the same as n soldier sentry
and regarded as such, I may add
thai as far as I am concerned this
memo was uselessly published,' for
any hombra with n shotgun on ins
shoulder has my entire respect ond
best wlslie. for I hey don'l need lo
bavo a drift sight on a shoigun to
make a center fire. You can prove
thai by Moberly.
CSttttmONAL PARDON OV
JACK FUTCH MADK COMPI.ICTK
BANTA FEL N. M. July 2S.-A con-
dltional panlon granlcd to Jark
Fulch last October has been made
complete; and unconditional by Gov
rrnor Larraiolo. Fntch was sen
tgnccd from Curry county In July,
11)18, to servo four to five years In
Iho reform school for larceny of
diamonds. Ho was In years of age
al tho lime of conviction.
Yirtuuiia a suit with some people.
Th. ltt ( worth
Is Ml lb hola Tom have ol wtht
lxi. Ih.rt M itnUMt souls. m blown.
tmi know not ur nsrbor known;
And II may b lb rMoon I.
7b7 toucR on fslrtr hor ibnn this.
6lws Nsw and Old.
1 Daring the summer fruit salads of
rarlous kind should be freely used,
especially for the picnic lunch. There
Is such a variety of fruits that oo
need not repeat
Tuttl Fruttl Sslad.
Take one quarter of a ponnil of
flxs, cut In small pieces, the same
amount of atoned and quartered date.
oiio-half cupful of canned trawher
rles, the tame of canned pineapple,
the Julco of onr-balf lruon, two talite
spnonfuls of angar and one-half cup
ful of oraago Juice. Hcrro aa dessert.
Take four sardines, (hree large po
Istoes, ihree hsnl cooked egg, half
a cupful of cooked lima beans. Mice
Ihe potatoes, skin and bone the sar
dines and break Into bits, then mix
wtrh the potatoes, rut tho jrotka of
two of (be eggs Into a bowl, add a
pinch of mustard, salt and oil enough
to make a smooth cream, add one-
third as much vinegar as nil. Pour
thl dressing orer ihe salsd and add
Ihe shredded white. Gimlali with
the whole egg cut In pi rets and a fen-
atoned ollre. Hsrve well chilled.
' fleyal Soup.
This Is another tireless conker recipe.
Put a cut-up fnwl In a cooker kettle,
full of cold water, ImiII im minutes.
then pack In a conkrrfor rlx hours or
overnight Itrimiva Ihe chicken and
to the stock add one d.ncn small
onions, two diced carrots, one lumlp
also diced, one cupful of peas, two
lay Icarts, salt and pepper. Itelirat
the radiator, bring soap to a boll and
repack. Do not strain, but serve with
grated cheese and buttered toast. The
chicken meal may bo used for various
dlsbra later. '
Squab en Caaserols,
Haute six squabs In two tablespoon
fuls of bntter without browning, then
coirr with broth, add a sprig of pars
ley, a bay leaf, and cook until nearly
lender; then' add a dozen and a half
of button onion which hare lieen par
boiled, two doien potato ball and two
hatf-tnch cubes or fried bacon. When
ready to serve, remove the parsley and
stir In the yolk of three eggs well
beaten and added lo half of a cupful
of cream; add a tablespoonful of but
ter or bacon fat. Do not boll after
tho eggs are added. Serve from Ihe
One of the nicest war to erve
soushs I boned and atulled, then
roasted. It 1 not a difficult process to
bono a raw birds. The small leg bones
are left at the end for a more shapely
appearance. They may be broiled
without stuffing If preferred, adding a
bit of celery or a sicca or pnloo tc
season the Inside ot the olrd.
(CjiijM. IIII, w.uani N.w.MMr ii.i.b.
TMttftBlUV, AVi & IM
.MS. Fremont ttoHh-fCswia have
nfrlved at Courlep offte,- '
,1ICU WAKTft ,
MAN WANTBt-lx "lt !
shoe repair man; iiUt SfsssA Yak
lists; lop wages In rlgb.1 man. W,
A. Wakefield, Columbus, 7.2)
WANTF.D-Twn gornl typists for
after hours' work. Phot) -K. H.
Towns, lintel Clark. 7-81
FOH 8AI.K-50 shares of stock In
tho Ootdsmllh Maid Copper Co.
FOH HAI.K--1I0O lot for S7S. Ad
dress P. O. lox 3I.T, or call at
Courier offfco for details.
FOH HKNT-llcd Cross rooms back
of our office, lllair & Hellbcrg.
TO IlKNT-Threo aparlmcnK fur
iiishcd, are for rent in adolM build
ing ono block north of Khskt Club,
Mrs. O'Hhea building.
TO HK.VT- Iluslness house In post,
office block for rent, tM per
month. See Lee Thomas. 7-21
FUHMSHKD rooms with shower
bath. Inquire third house south
of Hoover Hotel,
Inquire al the Daily Courier of
New Lincoln Hotel, 21 rooms, fl
I er day. Wesl Hroadway.
II1KT AVI1 L-lUrvi 1
FOUM-Army oiflcer' blouse. Call
uiui iiiriiuijr same ai posioilico;
ask for Mr. Prugrl.
LOST-Ulack traveling bag Monday
uviwccn nero ami Waterloo be
tween hours of 3 and S p. m. Had
checks mado out lo W. D. Bhca. In
It, also had MamsonDunnegan ft
nj-an envelopes. Iletum to Hotel
IX)ST 17 Jewel, 12 lie, open faced
gold waloh between 10:03 and
11:15. In tho garage ;f tho Colum
bus Mplor Company lleturn In
garage and receive reward. It. II.
LOST He! ween Columhu nnd
ii-ming, ure rack and rim, slm
35 IH. Notify D. U Peler. Dem.
Ing 1 the rnnd man), or leave at
Columbus Holding Works, for re
ward. WVIL KKHVICi: KXAMINITIONS.
I' H. CIVIL MKIIYICK HVAMIVA.
TI0.'8--Tbe I'nllcd Klales Civil
nervice Commlisinii announces
the examination named Mow. to
be held nt an early dale. Applica
tion blunks and further Informa
tion may bo obtained fnm"llie'IS!
cal seerelary. Hoard of Civil Serv
ice Kxaminern, at the poilofflee In
this clly: First grade, or clerical,
75 to lino a mouth, Vacancies In
the potlllon of clerk In various
offices In the Qiinrlermasler serv
ice nt GuliimhiH, N. M.
Till'. I'nlted Slates Civil Si-rvlco
uiinmiision announces that a me
chanic, iioneduciillnn, examination
will he held cm August 13, two,,
for the purimso of filling a va
cancy In tho position of mechanic
In tho Salvage servlco at Colum
bus. ,V M, Appllcallon blanks and
luruicr iniormation may bo ob.
lalned from tho local sqrrclary.
Hoard of Civil Service KxamlncM,
al tho Columhu, N. M, PotfofflceJ
0. 8. CIV. SKIIV. COM, ami.
Ilinl n nlnnilu.W ,w.n...l...'.ir 1
amlnatlon will Im held on August
13, IKD for Iho puriKine of filling
a vacancy in thn Hisltlon of
plumber in Ihe utilities servlco al '
Columbus, N. ,. t
t?l'KCIAL 8.1IX-1 will make very i
nm ince on iom, mocks or acre
age to renlltu me cash; also
small oak nfflro desk' ami cliaTr''
for sale, $20. J. A. Prewltt.
A COnscleiird need nTnl.n l.i
f Checks that 1
kern It in & healthy condition,