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Richard Phalon spent Saturday and . Sunday with Roy Wood in Union Valley. . Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Pickering, left Thursday for an indefinite stay in Trinidad, Colo. For up-to-date dressmaking call on Mrs. Ethel Wells, one block north and east Oriental Hotel. Jose Ma. M. Maestas and wife are the proud parents of a baby boy, born last Tuesday. . Helen Alldridge, the little daughter of Mr. "and Mrs. L. E. Alldridge, is very ill with congestion of the stomach. Elmer Green, who for the past week has been helping drill A. P. Duncan's well, left Wednesdnyfor Pueblo Colo. A. S Bushkevitz is having the front of his business block painted, which adds greatly to the appearance of the building. Mrs. D. C. Scroggins left Monday for Haileyville, Ark. where she goes to join; her husband and make her future home. r' E. H.( Gunn disposed of three fine stock hogs this week. Mr. Gunn will leave in a. few days for his home in Texas. Taft's-Western Campaigners began their work by holding a love feast and banquet on the summit of Pikes Peak. A. P. 'Duncan is taking a rest from his duties at the Oriental and is spend ing a few days on his place east of town. The local base ball nine better known as the "Kid Team" left for Solano, today, where they will join hostilities with the team of Solano. John Fogleman who has been em ployed with J. A. Proctor, left Sun day for Sapulpa, Okla. where he has accepted a position as meat cutter. Mrs. Fannie Hardy, a former resi dent of this place, but who returned to Kansas ' City a month ago, died at that place last week and was buried Friday. The cause of her death "was not leared. ' Mrs. F. ' H. Bryant who returned last week from Colorado Springs, re ports her nephew, Austin Harman, as improving in health. He hopes to re turn home in a few weeks, which is good news to his many friends here. The $29,000,000 fine imposed upon the Standard Oil Company by Judge K. W. Landis was canceled July 22nd by Judges Grosscup, Seaman and Baker. Judge Landis was severely re buked. ; Mrs. Winget, of Union Valley, suf fered the misfortune óí losing a mule Thursday. The animal tooa sick while in town and despite the efforts of sev eral men, who worked with it for sev eral hours, they were unable to save him. Miss Inez Fogleman, who has been visiting in Roy and vicinity for the past two months, left Sunday for her home in Cherryvale, Kans. Miss Inez made many friends during her stay here who : regret to see her leave but hope she.may return. Precinct Primaries will be held in Roy, in the Bushkevitz Hall on Aug, 1st, 1908 at 5 p. m., for the purpose of electing five delegates to the County Convention to be held on the 7th, of August at Mora. All good Republi cans are jhivited to attend, . ... ... oooooooooooooo on o Personals. o " ooooooooooooooo" , Ben. F. Brown, of Gould, was in Roy oh business the first of the week. Alfred Kress and Richard Carson were here from Solano, the first oi the week. Dr. Minerva Knott of Solano trans acted business in Roy the first of the week. Mrs. Geo. Tindall is receiving a visit from her sister, Mrs. . Hancock of Springer. Bias. Sanchez returned to his" home in Wagon Mound, Monday, after transacting busiiiess-here several days. Frank Thomas who has .been in Carrizozo for the past two months, returned to Roy last Saturday. E. E. Ferguson of Oklahoca City is here looking over the country for a business location. Barney Tyler came in from Hobert, Okla. Wednesday to(make his home with his father John W, Tyler. Gustavus Sutton came in from Inde pendence, Kan. the first of the week and is building on his farm near Mesteno. G. F. Mander left Monday for dif ferent points in New Mexico after spending-several weeks in Roy and vicinity. ' ------ Miss Bell Van Horn came down from Kansas -City, Monday, for a visit with her mother, Mrs.- Henry Stone, of La Cinta Canyón. v ". ". " " D.M. Martinez,, wife and brother of Carizo, passed through Rox today on a trip to the mountains. They ex pect to be away about two weeks. Hon. Damacio Tafoya, member of County Commissioners of the county of Mora, is here with his" two sons to locate on claims near Roy. Don Juan Navarro, county Clerk, is busy on his ranch north-west of here making all kind of improvements and taking care of his live stock. Miss Edith Thornburg arrived Fri day from Las Vegas to visit her par ents. Miss Thornburg has been attend the State Normal at Las Vegas. Mrs. Brown, of Chanute, Kans., who has been visiting her son Clarence and family the past two weeks, left for Wisconsin, to spend . some time with her daughter. She expresses her self well pleased with the country and expects to return in the fall. Jose Maria Montoya from near Red River was in town Friday with a fawn about one month old, which he had captured near his home. He was offering it for sale. The little animal was a beauty and was quite tame con sidering the short time it has been in captivity. NOTICE. The Mora County Normal In stitute will convene on the 17th day of August, A. D. 1908, at Wagon Mound, Mora Co., N. M. All teachers desiring to teach school in Mora county are re quested to be on hand at opening of the Institute and to remain throughout the entire session. The Institute conductorwill.be Prof. John H. Vaughan, and will continue for two weeks. On the last two days the examination will take place. Ricardo Martinez, , Supt. Public Schools, Mora Co.", I N. M. - 7-4-8-15 Kansas Valley Notes. John Linton is digging a well on his farm. Roy Wood is seeding ground for L. A. Brown and Mrs. Ella Romine. Jordan Gross of Great Bend Kansas is the guest of his brother Shelby. " Floyd Ogden has accepted a posi tion with THE SPANISH-AMERICAN. ' -. . Messrs. Roy Wood, Richard Phalon and Mrs. Romine and daughter Grace, were the guests of Mrs. Sam Mitchell and daughter, east of Kansas Valley. John. Fogleman departed Sunday for SaDulpa. Okla'. for a ; visit with bis parents. He was accompanied- by his sister, Miss Inez,: who has been his guest for the past two months! Mrs. Ógden Mr. and Mrs. Lucas and Floyd Ogden were visitors at Carrizo Creek, Sunday : they were accompanied by Mrs, Bushkevitz and two sons and Miss Jesse Crouse, Messrs. Fred Ogden and John Tasharski of Roy. 'Mrs. D. Ella Romine and daughter Miss Grace, entertained to dinner Wed nesday, The day was spent with mu sic and conversation, the noon hour being the most enjoyable, as the hos tess had prepared an excellent dinner for her guests. Those who enjoyed the hospitality of Mrs. Romine and daugh ter were: Messrs. and Mesdames. S. R Crouse of Chicosa , Valley, ... 1. A. Brown, T. M. Ogden, Mesdames Lu cas, Wood and Mr. Roy Wood. MESTENO NOTES. Crops are looking fime since the rain of last week. W. H.- Van Duyne has started a well oh his farm, near Mesteno; . Gus Sutton of Independence .Kansas arrived last Saturday, and is building a house and improving his claim this week. . : Miss Maggie Ward served icecream and cake to a few friends, Sunday. All ceport an enjoyable time. ... Mrs. Lumbard visited Mrs. Berentz Monday. Mrs. Spencer and Mrs. Van Duyne and children were visiting at Mrs. Carrie Hobsons last Tuesday. A. A. Berentz returned from Daw som, Saturday. Mrs. W. C. Hancock and Miss Ethel Berentz spent Tuesday with Mrs. J. H. Lebert. Messrs. Johnson and Gus Sutton spent Sunday at Mesteno. Mrs. M; S. Berentz ' and daughter Miss Ethel visited in Roy Monday. W. L. Sutton returned from Dawson Tuesday, where he has been for the past week. , Notice for Publication. United States Land Office, Clayton, New Mexico, June 13, 1908. Notice is hereby given that Benja min F. Brown, of Gould, County of Union, New Mexico, has filed in this office his application to enter under provisions of Sections 23067 of the Revised Statutes of the United States the Lot Two, (no. 2) of Section 22, Township 18 N, Range . 28 E, N. M. Meridian. Any and all persons claiming ad versely the land described, or desiring to object because of the mineral char acter of the land or for any other rea son, to its - disposal to applicant should tile their affidavits of protest on or before August 2nd, 1908. I - Edward W. Fox, 22t4 Register. Stanton Acquitted. In Justice of the Peace Court on last Saturnay, the Tyler-Stanton case wag tried. The case was a complaint filed by Mrs. John W. Tyler against A. A. Stanton,- whom Mrs. Tyler, alleged " kicked one of her boys, on the morn ing of July the 4th. The the testimony showed that the boy in company with several others went to th-i Floersheim Mercantile store and purchased some horns and and started to blow them, much to the annoyance of clerks and customers. Mr. Stanton, who is a trusted em ployee of the establishment asked the boys to desist several times. The other boys heeded except Mrs. Tyler's son, who blew the horn in Stanton's face. Mr. Stanton became aggravated and touched tha oifender with his foot and pushed him out of the store. J" W. Tyler acted as attorney for the plaintiff and A. S. Bushkevitz for the defendant. After examining the witnesses, the case was left with the jury who soon returned a verdict of 'not guilty'. Japs Cannot File On Lands In This Country The commissoner of the general land office has issued the following statement: "It has come to the knowledge of this office that the clerks of certain district courts have permitted Japs and other aliens, who are not eligible to citizenship, to file declarations of intention to become citizens of the United States. "Your attention is called to the fact that the naturalization laws permit only the naturalization of 'white per sons or aliens of African nativity and to persons of African descent' and you are, therefore, directed not to recognize any declaration of intention or final naturalization of persons of any race, who are not entitled to nat uralization, or to permit such persons to make either original or final en tries of public lands. Obeying Orders. Said the editor to the new reporter: "You must learn never to state a thing as a fact until it has been proven a fact. You are apt to get us into a libel suit. Do not say, 'The cashier stole the funds,' say, 'The cashier who is alleged to have stolen the funds. That's all. Oh, get something about that First ward social to-night." And this is the report turned in by the young man who heeded (he editor's warning: "It is rumored that a card party was given last evening to a num ber of reputed ladies of the First ward Mrs. Smiths, gossip says, was the hostess, and the festivities are report ed to have continued until 1:30 in the evening. The alleged hostess is be lieved to be the wife of John Smith, the so-called 'high-priced grocer." New School District. To all whom it may cancera; A new school district has been created in Mora County, New Mexico, out of School district No. 33, Roy, Mora Co. N. M., whose number will be 37 and name of same is Mesteno, whose bounderies will be; On the north ' by Colfax county, on the south by the south line of the north half of town ship 21 north, on the east by the range line between range number 20 and, 27, and on the west by the west rim rock of Red River Canyon, now being a part of District No. 33. Ricardo Martinez, County School Supt, Mora Co. N. M.