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Tim coLtMDfs cot'nfEn. tioLt'Mnt'a xfiw Mexico
The Columbus Weekly Courier'
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FRIDAY, DECEMIIEII 31, lft.0.
HEALTHY NEW YEAR
:hnlniai was n pretty s-ntisfa-lory
seuvu in Uihimhu. ilhoul
exception Columbus merchants re
a good hulnci as in previous
rni. During Hip last three Uays
previous to the Kill large crowds
were al all the Mure nil shopping
expedition. Dealers made an un
usual effort to give first class
(hrislmat service and the result en
titles them to congratulation. Peo
ple ilkl iKit stint their buying, hanl
Innos or no hard limes, and the
showing speaks we4l for our Utile
city's financial condition.
Meanwhile a Christmas business
up to the standard of previous yean
at the Columbus puslofftce put the
finishing touches on the total which
has always kept the Columbus ioit
offlce up to (landing In Ilia, class
that she Is In.
It was a Merry Christmas for
cveryutio 111 ui.uiiiuus. In ere is only
ono Hung to tw regretted und that is
Hint we uiuiit lime u municipal
Clirtslmal lit oil lituudwu)- . a
custom wiucu mould tie uiSao un
fall, shows thousands of acres of
snowy while cotton fields with col
ored pickers Fathering lh snowy
Mis. Two or threo contrails are
shown between fields where calcium
arsenate has been applied and ad
Joining rows which were neglected
From actual experience the saving
to one 6,000 acre planter is given
at more than Wl an aero. The film
Is designated primarily for demon-
'stratum work In the south and Is
I one i( about MO films covering
more than ono hundred subjects
shuwing different phases of the
work of the department. Copies of
this film may be bought from tho
department by institutions and or
ganisations Interested In bolt weevil
extermination. Its use Is suggested
for state colleges, boards of com
r.riKAT minus run in
TIIK SAME CHANNEL
IIOLL WEEViL IS VILLAIN
I.N CO HON FIELD MOVIi:
Wo ore puxthil, more or less. bi
know from what part of the nine
dollar hog sixty-cent bacon is ob
tained. House Pioneer Press.
.MASONS IIURX MOTfiAC.K ON
SAINT JOHN'S A.NNIVKIISAHV
FOR THtl GM1DIEN
Elder (Privation Sacrifice Slt
That Hope of Future May
Receive Means o( Life.
Tht on optimistic oott In Ids 6t
ptrstt need prrsltlng lliroufli thswsr
torn areas of rsitrm Rump Is th ti.
traordlaary and touching faith of lbs
people In the children. Tli elder gen
rsllon has put all Its hop tod trust
la lit futur of tht generation now In
Its rly jears. In fset, la many In
stsnn II Is dllbralelr sacrificing It
self for lb chllilrn, the Kurvp of to?
In lb wsr-raraged iltttrlcts supplies
ntrtassry for maintenance of Insti
tutions ar Isckluc bul II Ins bn
noted thsl stwayajh rrqntst, for out
stiU aid emphasises lh Deeds of Hit
orphanage. How marked It this In
cllnstlon was Indlratrd by Hit fact
that on dtttrlrt of Poland th au
thorities tppl'nt to an American re
lief organisation for assistance, asked
aulsiane for only one military bos
pltsl. four general hospitals and twen
Th appeal hat reached America
with lh result thai Iwraas they know
that literally millions of Kumpean chil
dren face starvation nnd death from
dlteas unless the aid thai only till
country can glr la forthrninlng, tight
great American relief agrnrle hare
banded together nntler the nam of th.
Kurnptan Itellrf Connell In raise 1Xl
OOO.onO needed lo ltd Hi bahy genera
Hon of Kump 01 et poltily lh most
critical winter II has yel faced. The"
ir th American Itellrf Admlnlstratlnn.
flit Amtrtctn Itnl Cross, the American
Friends' Ferric Cmnmlttea (Quakers)
lh Jewish Joint D!atrltiutlon Commll
te. the Federal Council of Clinrchr
of Christ In America, the Knights of
Colomhus, tl V. M. a A. and lb X
w. a a.
4wmtHnHHWHHHnttstttnntHUsss t n
REPORT OF CONDITION OF ,
Columbus, N. M.
At the Close pf Business November 15, 1920
The Masons of Demlng Lodge No.
It A. F. A A. M, last evening al the
Armory celebrated the festival of St.
iohu, the Evungehsl, and in addition
the ceremony of burning the mort
gage on the local temple. The cer
emony was followed by dancing and
luncheon that were enjoyed by a
largo assemblage of Masons, their
l-amillos and tneir .friends. Past
utaiid Master ,. W. Pojlaixl was in
ciiaige. Secretary Edw. Penning
ton made tint mldress of lite even
lug and applied the match that con
suiued the records of the indebted
ness that was discharged more than
a year ago.
Secretary Pennington reviewed
VAST RELIEF HOME
Over 90 Per Cent ol Food Drstts
Sent to Europe Gilts From
Loans and Discounts
Stocks and other Securities .
Banking House and Fixtures .
U. S. Bonds ....
Stock in FedeYal Reserve Bank
CASH AND EXCHANGE .
Surplus and Profits
BILLS PAYABLE . . .
Total . . . ..
The above statement is correct.
W. C. FRANKLIN, Cashier.
niimij i-iiiiiiiigiuii reviewcu iIMm .-ni m rl.,
Good bye, Doll Weevil" is thol the genesis of Musonry in Deminir oiXT.n. n.,n..r. h.i r.iri im-. 1 THE NEW YEAR.
tllle 01 uu entertaining an lustruc- ill a very interesting account of the tod, Otnnsny bad 11,413,010 and A us To the Teachers and School 0.'
tie lutt-rtstrt turn ju.t released by progress Uiat has been made since trta I2,CH4,TC0. It was estimated thai' firials, Oreellngs:
Hie t iiumi &ulst Department of , the loilge was first formml and met f " 0 Vr tnt of this money with the beglnniiiK of Hie .New
Apncu..iiti. m. UM Weevil, do- ov r a H)pular saloon, dance hall and had been spsnt by nollonala of lb.e vjor. It is my wish lo take this
.in.Xirel Aiiwrietm ewps to the ex- ruling house that once stood on , TTnl ttT SrtVt"s Therarebout uifl' lWH,r,UIH' t,l,w ,0 MI",'s l the
tent ol iii.ii miliums ot dollars a , Ciold avenue. The history and the 1 M .),,, goo.ooo llungarlans. TiOimsio i )'! leaclicrs and school officials u
year. i Hit ue-vy villain. He ap-1 growth of .Masonry' m Immg Is a i citchs and 000,000 Blovslis Id this the slate of .New Mexico, my simerc
liour sevorai t.uus individually in ri-cortl or progress of the city from a country. appreciation of thvlr splendid co
lli.' cku. u. iu.s .uuly piwdurtlou, I wild frontier town on a new railroad ' T,, Proflts which resulted from lh .mierallon during- tho past four
Out of their e'arntngs, for the miM
pari as Unskilled laborers. Using fnon
hand la moutli. Hit fartlgn-lMirn ele
meat lo lb L'mtrd Hul.. It contiili'vl
log largely to th funds for food sup
plies to aid th starting peoples of
thttr natlT lands.
rirures from th Food Draft section
of th American Itellrf Administration I a.aaaaaa7
show lhal IMM,tlO bad been anl t u .......... s... sfrslystyfityssts
I'oiano, up to lit run oi owrnnirr. t
The Substantial Growth of This. Institution is Indicative
Of the SerOice Rendered )
work under the illrecllon of thelodt of Instruction, The rural su-
nut Hit) imwiwi pit it uevoiou lo u the pnaent substantial city, ' ,nc . . , , ,,i 'tPs. and to extend lo you my sin
cere with that you receive the lull-
lliu aclitit.it wi llio litio ul (lie
rteh. .Mr. iiit-iuiu Arsenate, who Is
aided and aiieUed by the detriment
in his efforts to bring ubout Mr.
Weevir overthrww. "Cal' descends
iihiii Mr. Weevil from a haltery of
horse-drawn machine. oftvYlucli 40
are sIiomii in one spectacular scene
taken early In summer. Work Is
ahowii in the department's labora
tories si Tuiluliili, La and In Wash
ington. I). C, where the method's
which save cotton planlnt (20.000,000
or morn annually are devised.
An interesting feature Is Hie labor
atory work by which bogus weevil
exterminators are detected. The
second part of the film, taken In the
wi,,i.u i..,f. . i.. lornea ioio uie lunu lor amrrni cnnu
WIWIK HIV lV.lllliet UV I 1. k.la. ,1.1. t i ,.n
gan an msUllatlon of officers look I whrrt m( ,u
place al the (emple. Tho following mands on It. t ttrt tht lltet of SAX),
are officers for tho ensuing year: i OU0 children that Hi Hutoptan Itetlet
Charles F. Sage, W. M.
Korre.1 IMelder, S. W.
It. It. Ellison, J. W.
II. D. Un;en, Treasurer.
Edw. Pennington, Secretary.
X. J. Strumqulsl, 8. D.
Oeorge J. Schearer, J. D.
II. U MoKinncy, J. S.
Itohrrt Hume. 8. 8.
J. 11 Lenoir, Tyler.
The young folks of the town gave
a series of Christmas dances this
week at the Khaki Club.
Council has been fnrmtd by eight great
To our old friends, loyal ami tmr;
In ntir valued new fi lends, and to
those whose friendship we strive to
deserve, we heniilly. wish unmeas
ured happtncM ami good fortune
thiouuhnut the coming year.
Willi araliful appreciation for all
the favors rrcelved by iw from you,
nnd for that priceless though Intan
gible' awl, your good will, which
we prlie Iwynnd mranirr, wc seek
to merit your continued confidence,
and will endeavor to serve you.
We have bought the LcboW Gr Co. stock of
Hack's Cut Glass and Will close it
out at wholesale cast
Carroll 8c Norwood
! Rickets Did This.
FurnUut ant Hardtfart
This Vienna child It lis years old.
out becaust of tht raiagtt of rickets,
tbt disease born of uadtrnutrltlon
' Ibat has stricken thousands of Kuro
peso children, stis la abl lo torigt
I tboul only by dial of tzprcm slTdrt.
Th spread of tlila ten'ibl dlseas ol
chltdhood and tb rttru of those al
I ready In It grip can only b sccom
i pllihed by America, That Is why eight
! great American relltf organisations
, bar banded togclhtr undtr Hi ns
tf Hi Kuropeto llellef Council In a
Joint appeal lo lb Aiutrtci.a con
Klsact for fuudt.
est measure of the blestiuga of the
Yulelide Season. And further to as
sure you of my purpose to contlnuo
Iprough every effort, tho program
for more oud.be.ller education so well
etlabllthed during tho admliiMra
Hon of Superintendent Jonathan II.
Through the Stale Department of
Education we shall seek the co
operation of all persons Interested
In tho Immediate Improvement of
ur public schooli and we shall al
all times try In solve tho problems
which arc of deep concern lo tho
whole state. We aro set upon
great task and In order lo make our
work fit Into the happiness and
growth of the youngsters wc must
alio brlnr It into accent with (he
communities in which Ihcy live. Old
standards and old traditions are be
ing rapidly shattered and the world
will bo built upon a new founds
Hon which will bo tho work of thn
young men and women, the chargn
of the school teachers of today. Our
greatest problem is to secure com
petent teachers for the rural comJ
muniiies. progressive common
wealths are demanding at least two
years of professional training beyond
me high school. Our slogan should
be, A competent teacher for every
iMiy nnd every girl In ,e MeMrn."
Hie fundamental ediiniliiuial
principle upnii which we are work
nig is ttisst learn wor shall prvall
and Hint there 1 rnmnleln rn.or
diuation of our educational forces,
We lielleve that tin best mliTts of
Hie stule can best bo served by ile
$ning the rural life and special
trcss win no muiie upon Ihe lin
pnivemrnl of the rural schools.
,n Important factor In rural
school Improvement arc tho county
rural school supervisors that ace be-
111? i-mplnynl throttgii (he efforts of
iiieoinie ucparimcni 01 Kiiiicatioti.
Tltise supervisors are employed by
the County Hoard of Education and
County School Superintendent. The
salaries, traveling expenses and
duties an fixed by the county board
of education. The general duties of
the Supervisor Is to supervise and
Improve. Iho instruction of the rural
schools, to look alter the Improve
ment of school houses anil s'ur-
oundlngs, playground equipment.
wnnn lunches, Industrial education,
give Instruction on saniUUon and
health conditions, and demonstrate
for lite rurul teacher the best nielli
penllsnr Is alio tho Counly Truant
Officer and looks alter correct en
rollments nnd proper dally atten
dance in Hit rural public schools.
My p-jtiieit desire Is to serve you
in vcvy way possible In the promo
tion of good school work In New
Mexico and your suggestions and
Ideas atv asked for and will always
recrlvo consideration. Willi good
wishes for' Hie New Year, I am
JOHN V. CONWAY, t
THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON.
TO EXTEND TO YOU
OUR BEST, WISHES FOIJ'A
PROSPRROI IS NRW VF.'AR'
WM. KLEIN, Mgr. v