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"WHO'S WHO" AMONG tUNA COUNTY'S C
Pierce A. Hughes, Democratic
Candidate for County Clerk
Pierce A. Hughes, democratic
county clerk, who twits (hat hi ad
ministration of the office tn Luna
county during the last two years he
approved ty the voter at the polW
on Tuesday, jvovcimxt z. ivm, was
not torn In Demlng, hut ho hurried
hero jul as soon as he learned
ahoul the place, which was In the
year tout. Ho was horn on a farm
near Jefferson City. Mo. October 8,
1885, and spent his entire youth
there. It has been such rural en
vironment that has given to so many
America!) Iho sturdy characters
and strong lmdles wli(jh have car
ried Ihcm. through long useful live
of achievement and successful pulu
lie service. Doming and l.una coun
ty aro proud to have their municipal
and' county office administered by
men who hove by perseverance, dll
Igenco ami integrity earned ttie con
tldence first of their associates and
employers and eventually that ot
practically the entire ciliienshlp. Mr.
Hughes is one of the typo who ad
vance persistently from one position
to ('another and hi real worth has
iH'en unfolded hero in our tnldtL
Mivlluphrs, like many .other young
men vmqjiavo Quipo inw mesa mm
munttiei. look whatever cmnloy.
ment was offered 1dm and rose step
by step until he rearhed the respon.
slide office, the conductor which has
evoked great praise and nh criti
cism: he was employed successively
by Hrnrj' Mryer, the Clark Grocery
Company and the Demlng Ire and
Kleeirle Company. During Ihoso
years no tooic an active interest m
ivotitlcit. rivte entertainment and
enternrises of every character de.
signed to promote Ihe welfare of the
city of Demlng anil the surrounding
county. .Mr. Hushes' love of out
door snorts mark tilin us a man of
normal halnncc ami poise, lie ac
quired great skill as a ball-player at
one time, ami Connie Mack, the fa
mous manager Of the Athlclle. nfli'r
seeing lilm work nut on one or tin
visits bore, offered lo give lilm a Iry
nul in the Iilir leamie. lluL Hushes
ambition did not run along iiro-
fHMiuiiat liM' and be turned down
He served for five vennt a deputy
county rlerk tinder his brother. C It.
J. X HUNTKK,
DnnoeraWe OuMtldato' for Ke-eke-
Uon m Ac""or of Luna County,
Of J. T. Hunter liKIo may bo aald.
)nown lb' every man, woman and
"clilld In Luna. County ai "Tal" Hun
ter, his reputation will not, bo en
hanced by anylblng the Columbua
Courier may tay of him. Tal of
course ha a wife and they have 3
chlhirea. He It 00 year of age; wa
borH'.ln Texat good old Tom Qreen'
eoiwty, llo nrrivtHl In Denying many
yea agd, fcffnrlng hi ae,, ad
yrawed for Scnry Myers. 8 stwtht
yff4. He wrt next heard of run
iiIh for ACor-and so vrril ld
Jin'run lbL ho Wfli eleelcd by M-
Jr(y and led. tho tiekftL Kle
wf Jttjw o(f)ne U Ills plftlfonn,
mt a aiaacn. c r. mm a ,woe;
Hughe, and during (hat period tie
familiarized himself with every de.
tail of the work of caring for wo
county records, the proper and
vslematie entry of which const!
tules one of the most Important
functions or any local government.
Modestly concealed under Mr.
Hughes' coal lapel one will find, it
he iook closely, a diamond studded
gold pail go indicating inai in auui
lion to tils other rcsoontible duties
ho is also clue r-of Iho Demlng rtre
Department. Tlio liaiige was given
inJilm bv the city firemen in recog
nltion of his many sterling qualities
as a man. ami Ihe great interest he
lakes in Hie conduct or toe ueparl
mrnt nml Hie nmlection nf the tiron-
crly of Iho city. In hi rapacity of
lire chief he It I lie cuilouian or tio.
000 worth of properly and appar
atus, uurtng ins incumbency uem
Ing has had only one large lire,
namely the Cody Theater and Wal
king (iarage, hut this whs caused by
an explosion or gasoline among i
largo quantity or highly Imllamma
Nr. Hughes is a nubile official who
works at the Job. During office
nours nn ran aiwar u uninu av tnu
Court Houso anxious and willing In
serve Ihe taxpayers and the public
generally whenever lliey call upon
hint. The cleared desk and (he
quiet but none (he less effeclive
movements of himself and hi as
sistanl remind a caller of Ihe effl
ciency with which work Is dls-
natched in Ihe offices or Isree cor
iioratlons. Mr. Hughes has always
been a narty worker, lie was elected
in 1018. and he Is justified In pre
suming that his record warrant the
expectation (hat (he people of this
city and rouny will return him to
office for another term. If service
is rewarded In public office, a it Is
in sucactsfut mercantile houses, he
will not he disappointed. Ill ma
jority should be substantial becauso
In the last election he received the
second highest number of voles and
ran ahead or the ticket.
Mr. Hughe was ntarried In Dem
lng In lUlts to Miss Anne Walkins
and he Is (ha rather or two aims,
Kdward W, aged two year and
nine months and fierce Arthur
Hughes, Jr aged four months.
lemorratie Candidate for Treasurer
of Luaa C&ty.
W J, Berry, candldalo for Treas
urer of J.una County, known a
"Hill" to til many friend, was borri
in Dallas County, Texas. lo admit
to S! year of age. a discreet and
conservative ngvs when it cornea to
administering the affair or the
County Treasurer office a well aa
handling money belonging to other
people, neallitflg the opportunities
in. tnUt grand state of Mew Mexico,
Mr. Berry married Otva Mattiock
tm moved to Demlng in (007 and
they aro. the parenU of four glrht
ami una fcey. Mr. Derry ha been
tho proprietor of one of the mott
nopula barber tttepa in Demlng
tHicrt 1941, He Km cue hobby tho
K. 1'. kMkH. 6t wk4ch hei tea becu tho
ma. ton wiixA itiL
Drmocrstlo CaudWatc for
U-mlrel f ffHh of Ljsns Cowrty,
Mr. Joe WlHa Bell 1 2 yews eW
and more than half of heh Ufa Km
been spent. In l.una county schools;
To ho exact, is yean or tier ss nave
been alisnrbed In school work, im
pupil and (earlier.
Oruduallng' in suecestlvt yew
from grade to erode. Joe. Will Best
entered the Doming High and grad
uated, not wllhout honor aftd cre4K
to herself aud the school. &ttc then
attended Noilli Texas IWo Nerroal
at Demon, ,ew Mexlei-tJlaur ISor
mal t'nlveralty and ''no Nfrvx Mei
Stale Normal, An a cejspelewt
llnlshrd educator JWd-sWa-Hllvo e
sollclta your vole .and If elected to
this tisrrul position ywu umy rest
assured tier services wlH Im of ever
lasting hcnellt to the. school system
or this county.
1). J. CHAUROMN,
UriiKicratle CaiHlldole for Oaunty
Commbnloncr, Second Illytrict.
Or Ihe presrnl County Commis
sioner from this (lie Second District
Ilia Courier doe not deem it even
nccrssarylo give publicity to. his
first term as a commissioner. U may
1 called perfect. . He I a cattle
man, a good roads Juana county
man! "Iluck," as. lie is called by hit
friends. Is a family man, properly
aged for his office, nnd it may ho
said of him thai he has not a known
enemy his jutl and equitable deel
slons and rvCn tvmH-remrnt put
P. L. 8MVEH.
ricmocralle CatMtMale Tor Sheriff
of Lum 0miy,
I' L. mean .JckH 8m) or and
Jack Bmyit- is a pollllcil figure to
conjuru with in (hi county, The
republican aro making their stand
(heir right on tho sheriff office;
but apparently In vain .at, viewed
from all iKilnla of (ho compa and
also a regards lo hi ability, Smyer
tiuiids out iiico a rnncn owner over
a homesteader. Ho is 5 year old
and hall from (he state whero you
stand and deliver your credentials
Missouri, Mr. Bmycr arrived in
Demlng IS year ago and shortly
aru'vanw . married miss luiu
Lewis, j'hey arc the (larcnl of
three boy and one Klrl. Ho ha
never held nn elective office, though
be was cattle inspector of (hU dis
trict for (lirco year, I-nsl Decem
ber Sheriff Bill Slmnean, atarUd
Jack (buyer la a a deputy alierif
for Luna county and ho ha been
carefully groomed tor (he higher of
fice, In fad Ikj will lfq a real sheriff
a he hat neither enemies to punWi
lyor friend who wtutld aik for re
MM WJf TWO W WR fMfW Vt
jMAeHpWv Wy spBCssssss ssBvfsssw
Santa Kn, n7m "oC 7,-OaVk of t
to-1 nof are iteimwded by Jsehm
tfpporlertr in Uw MW' at Tt
lank-tn Unpl ai!iswM iknltM
u lo the weak! of Iher qndl-
iie afconmig- to tricran poiui
tn. Tltcy lay that never before
in Iho histoty of hcltifw oh (he gov-
tnorsliip, a far back at Uifry can
nicmncr, uavo ins uacucr or oite
n uia; D utwasmen iich om
meH with Meetem motteyi nnd
y'rn snewfccl aewredL even nowi
tllio donTatjri to orfd jumped after
Aiuuuc.iiu man covered inrce
ters of w tn (S.MW on Mcchem
rapid succCMlim. Her kald lht
m belter (ban any thing lut'could
In Alhuqueniue. ' Mechcm up
lr(er Ih-rc WTro asking ror 3 (o I
atd after ho had covere4 all Ihe a (o
nlfnoney In s.ghl Mechcm supporters
were aiso caueii tors to i. even sri
ah) I the Henna money came. One
(t of VM lo tl,000 that Mechcm
would be eieciwi was grabped by a
imimineni bocrru man.
0J.N L, 7.1.MMK RMAN
nenweratie CxHltdate for Surveyor
of Lum Otialy.
John It. 7Jmmcrman wa born on
a farm ncar-Podueah, Ky. His fath
er, h Otiifederate, loll his life In tho
Civil War. In 1878 the family mov
'ptl in Little Hock, Ark, where John
graduated rrom High Behooi. Ho
liWik the courte of land turv'eylMt at
(C John' Colle ,M Arta 'ad1
Sciences. In i&tti tve wm le4ed
HTrvrynr nf Santa 'Ke etntstty- Md
wa city engineer of SnU Fe In
Wi. Ho surveyed and platted
jibt I'o county and (ho city of
ftsxita l'e In tout. John Zimmerman
waa Indorsed ror Surveyor General
ot Jirw Mexico, bill lost out in a
bitter factional right. A lo quali
fications Mr. Zimmerman ha ho
equal. At present he is connected
with (ho At T & H. V It. IL at
Demlng, If you vote ror John Zim
merman your vote will not lie
i, L. LOTOS,
Candidate for County
UMrkl No. X
L, Iflls, hi cafd read. Tho
rler doubts much If voters gen
crsb rocognlce by Ihe card (tio man
iniMiaeu, aui wnen you say junpi
lxiftl it ia dlrrercnl. John Lof II be
it known U ahu Postmatler 9uh.n
tattle up Myndu way. DUlrict !a.
2, John Is only 49. He married Mlu
Pftrl Johnson in Texas and they
naYQ a uusKy dot ui o aim a iiiun
woman past 4. In Tcxa John wa
wilts Dvldon lro, general mer
chandise, Van Zaiut county, a
aaletmanager and buyer. He was a
school (xusbie ror seven year, Now
he raMng cotton and couductt a
geqerai ftoro ami (ate ewq of
Uncle 8am' huelncH. HuVW make
a good county coramltttonrr a hi
bexd 'U khaed rlghl and (lie gray
matter xesU where II was intended.
AT - SNAP
Mas aake. Ahceiufcly pmelrt
ttW. tpm caream. (tee fwekafn
IffWcM (Ma, MAT-SKA ram h
rSWSW IW RHKMtg Yklim r IWtt
HV de. (t cVe) emHvfo?
ntwry, aniwn or wnw,
:tSc Jririe (2 cakes) fo ChtekcH
MtMiitNikai, w faeasw MilsntB
iJsU as! Cuorn(;M. A. I.
YmA sms Ciluassm Wnty O.
IAMCM U nttEKXHOOO
lUwaiiittle CM4Mle ror Mepw
thc of Ltuia Courtlx to IKc
New Mexico Wetc LtMmt.
Jamc L. Orecnwwjd wabcrn on
u farm near Cherry Volley, Ark
4a year ago and was the son of
ThemM P, Orecnwood tnd wife, rc
pee(Sil pioueers. Tho family mov
ed to OklalrMna In lm. Mr. Orecn.
wood entered mercantile business In
(WK ami the following year mar
ried Mies C!ra McHeory. daughter
of Mr. nnd Mr. E. P. McIIcnry. Ho
then became cashier and vice pres
ident , of .tho CltUcns (Stale Biuk of
Rftiowa. Oklahoma, which posi
tion ho held until he removed to
Demlng In 101?, He camo to this
cily ftml" tho Columbutt Stale, Hank
In 1013, ami elnce lOld Iras occupied
tho responsible position of presi
dent. II goc without saying that a
n man of -figure and commercial
training ho will be a vtluahio mem
ber of the next leglth(uro of (ho
Stale of Jiew Mexico. ".wetl doc
James K Greenwood stand In Luna
County thai Ihe republican, recOR
nlslng hi fitness, itthtltly and stand
ing, decmcii n useless to name i
candidate for Hilt office.
v. a rocckh.
Democratic Candidate for Juitgx of
Probate Court or, Luna Counly.
Judgo C C. llogers wa burn July'
'., ttftl on n farm In Hill County.
Texas, llo proved hl manhood by
marrying al 21. Miss Lucy Hall was
(he yudng lady's name. Tho Judge
and hi wifo then moved (o Okla
homa where he was a fanner and a
ticpu(yalicriff. They (hen lived In
Old Mexico for II year. Forecast
ing Iho future, Judge llogers decid
ed on Demlng-as (ho city where ho
would round out hi yaar and ho
ha resided in Demlng ilnco l'JIU.
He has held Iho office of Justice of
the Peaoe four tlnwa and' was ap
pointed ProbMe Judge lail July, Mr.
llogers never did like appointments,
he preferred to'wln his spurs, thus
hi rondldacy for (ho office uf I'ro
bulo Judge of Luna Counly. Xwo
son Were Iho result of the happy
Utpgera-Halt union and both have
turvou tiicir cuumry ono in uio
army, tho other in I ho' navy, the lat-
Jtcr achieving famo ror being aboard
Ihe San Diego when this vend went
down off the port of New Yovk. and
from whicn vessel ho was later res
WANTsI H4CKT SUGAH FACTOHV
Fanulngloii, N. M, Oct. 1r
Land owners In the vicinity or
I'armlngton are making on erfort
to get a leel jugar factory lit that
city during' the coming year, San
Juan counly has nceti surveyed and
a tlal of one thousand acres hat
already been signed tip, The farm
era aruvory chthusiasllo over ((q
bullook and many feel that the Tac
tory u usureti.
WMI Vau ecimI 6Sc Ot Hal-SdSfi to
Oae 60c pk. can kill CO rats. The.
avcrsgo ral will rob you or fttf a
year tn feed, chick and properly
dcdtructlou. HAT-&NA(' is (leotjly
lo rati. Cremot.es after killing.
Leave no smell. Comes In enkes.
Halt will mt VP meal, gralu or
cheese lo feejt on lUTBNAP, Three
site, Xe, Sec I3. Hold and guar
anUMVA. D. Frost aud Columbus
Wch Mimwm in clwwL
Clovls, N. M, Orl. 7- -Tsyo man
giving their Karnes as Junio Uar
Intr CaH iU CUvl Friday fx
itemoori and held .In connecllon wijj)
the iMkiy tit fiktoti. Texas, uieu
aboisf ,0t)0 worth of jijereliaivUp
Ws''iVen. Severs! Mle of
wetag apparel were i(u4 it) tho
FJW !Wio1 .by
hk dairy prfei aT Clm,
Clovi to Ao much (hit?.
5. ? T
I'orlale lo set new bUfeci)bw-i-V
(Heaervp bank Is planned. fir thli
stale. - ,
develops 1 food
Silver Clly ehljn ?5 per Vent
mangauese ore. A .,
Mesllla valley begins hew era inf
abplo Indnitry. 'v.;r
rifty-rivo ranchers grow cotton!:
In Luna County. "
Silver CllyV sanltorluni getajncvvV
owner and owner. v ; J :
Springer asked (o furnish ImUd
Imj for flour mill.
Banta Fe buy .Mock groimilrfor
200,oeo Banltorjjun; .'3
Ctjave collon crop cillrnatwllt
oi ihotisand bales.
Albuquerquo Indoflnllely posl;'
pones paving ilroject. " ""
Albuquerque Y. M. 'C. A' IioleK,
gel riiilshlng louche " L "
Sanla Fe O round broken 'forfT
M0,000 ofrico building. . ' ' ,
Mogollon mounlaln district hat'
big crop of wild turkey. ,
Anthony flour mill tests .Burbankl.
wheal wllh good results.
Orografldo mining WeralloRs a're
lialted by scarcity of labor. : ".
Mora fanners niako: aneelal W- .
fori lo get wheal planted. ' .
Ollllnok BOOil tat winter Ainiri-'
ean llirething under' way.
Government eiocH. in i
townships of'pralrlo dog.
Mesllla Valley aonlra hrlnir-
M3tlA0 pep Wr In Chicago.
Miami Sawmill fo cut KnM
led lumber near this, place.
Dairy Industry lake very tironi.'1"'
1n?nl place III Mesila valley.
Luna county's collon crop good
for ono Irate or. belter to acre ,
Effort being niailo to encourage'
grapo growing lit Mesllla valley; -.-t.
Sanla Fo made headquarters fof-i
(ho McrchauU Supply companyfc
Ijis Criicds sees first hatnnr 1
totlen grown In Dona Aim county?
Twenly-scven food products alioWi.
marked dcc)ino in H(. market prTcj,
Normal schools offer corrcsiKin.'
dence courses (o present leacticrdiw
Miileshoo fanners raise onion5
a experiment with paying rcJulB,,
m reconstructed at cost. or lc!5ooi"
MIIU-Farmcra hero gel. 67)ut6'
I000 each week for dairy pro
'ducts. . . '-
Interstate Cominerco Commission Pn'
rsTuse U cul now rale on greon'l
Fluorrwr mine on1- TortugaSsi
mounlaln -making regular'' ftf3$S
Curry county telephone company'
'lo InaUll fifty phone. 100 riioren
ttiiiKuuiu Liiisigna, -mmo -'geis
..yw niiHuiiivri muni uYoiopinen
nltittrii.it . 4
floloii mill lo fu nheralliuiurn!!
ing uyl UfU grade, concnfrtij: V
CsUUo- and Homo OrUvcr?' As'-'?'
eoclfttlort ink fpr crellt In helu
tfwomrtl nellon's pieal supply. 4
AlsHHlufrquo totver etorcrootn
Into okss nxun lo urovlda for In-
rBfPlljncnt of pwho school, . .