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T.i3 slnllo,v3'itp3ri3Q is ofo3n the deepest in debt. Services at the school house next Sunday, August 2 at 11 A. M. and 8 P. M. Rsv. RissíI will preai'i. The successful farmer must be jack of all trades and complete master of the art of farming1. Some people are born great others achieve greatnsss, and some manage to dodge it by msans of an anti-fat remedies. Fred Ogden is somewhat indisposed and is off duty from the Spanish American force. I. C. Floersheim is assisting in Fred's place. Frank McDaniels is moving his steam drill to Mr. Spry's place north west of town, where he expects to drill a well. Edwin Gould, son of the' late Jay Gould, and a railroad magnate pre dicts an advance of frieght rates or a cut in the wages of the laborers, Helen, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Alldredge, who for some time has bean suffering with conges tion of the stomach is reported much improved. The Convention of the Independent Party met in Chicago July 28, and nominated Thomas L. Hisgen ofMass achusette for president, and John Temple Graves of Georgia for vice president. ' The Goverment is very strict in iU. laws regarding mail matters. It if unlawfull for one tp drop papers in the post offlc3 box with personal writ inr uuon tham without a stamp, alsc the use of inmmoral language is look ed after very closly by the Govern ment. One cannot be to careful in the way in which he uses the mail. The mellons in the Mesilla Valley are ripening and it is expected that in another week the pickers will be busy gathering the large crop of cant aloupes raised there this yea. The Santa Fe Central has made a rate of one fare for the round trip to Santa Fe on account of the Republi can Territorial Convention on Aug ust 18. Mesdames F. S. Brown and W. A. Brumage have started a new and nice ly famished restaurant in the Brown building on west 3rd st. The new cafe will be called the "B. B. Restaurant". The dance given last night by the young mens club was a pleasant af fair and well attended. All present report an excellent time; the music by the orchestra being exceedingly good and much appreciated. Nan Patterson, the famous chorous girl who three times was charged with the murder of Caear Young, was or dered to leave Pittsburg July 28, being , charged with stealing a womans hus band. One thfng greatly needed in Roy is an orchestra. There is plenty of talent in our vicinity and all that is necessary is for it to get togather. Let there be a meeting and organize some musical society. Last Sunday Messers J. Floersheim M. Trobough, A. Stanton and Dr. .Brown formed a party which visited Mills Ranch, while out a new club was organized, being called the "Un- truthful Club. M. Trouougu was elect el president, J. Floershesm vice pres., A. Stanton seer, and Dr. Brown Tres. Later M. Trobough tole the truth and loht his position. OOOOOOOOOOOOO 0 Personals. OOOOOOOOOOOOO. O O Louis Bays of Tucumcari was in town Thursday and Friday on busi ness. D. M. and Clyde Talbot of Solano were in town on business, Wednesday'. Edgar Wells is moving from Roos evelt street to Main street. ;, -.' . , J. L. Neece left Thursday ; for his home in S inset, Texas. !: ' Mrs. Hetta Lewis returned Monday from a visit with friends at Dawson. Mrs. W. P. Tindall left Wednesday for an extended visit with her mother in Fruitfand, Texas. J. L. Wakefield arrived Monday , from his home in Fair Play, Mo. to build upon and improve his claim near Mesteno. P. L. Dawson a traveling salesman from Trinidad Colo., was calling on local merchants Wednesday. Harry Todd, traveling salesman for the Warbenburg Merc. Co. of Trini dad, spent Thursday in our city in the interests of his firm. Mrs.Hetta Lewis left Tlvrsday for a visit with friends in Denver. Mrs.' Lewis was well pleased with our country and expects to return soon. . Geo. Mander, who for some time has been here looking after the inter ests of the Reeves Steam Plow Co., departed Thursday for Denver. The Giles Bros, from about Clayton have been in Roy and the surround ing . country for two weeks, bu i.ig ,-attle. ' Rev. II. C. Grimmel will not be able to fill his appointment Sunday morn inar. Ausrust utn out wiu preacn in he evening. Mrs. P. P. Branch returned Satur day from a weeks visit with her sis ter at Nara Visa N. M. Jordan Gross returned to Great Bend Kansas, Sunday, after spending i few days hsre with his brother and looking after business interests. L. E. Alldridge returned home last Saturday after spending a few days in Springer. A. P. Rui returael from a trip to Raton and other points through the mountains. He sayshelikes the looks of Roy better than any place he saw while away. Melvin E. Morris who for some Lime has been the hustling young clerk for J. W. Tyler, resigned his position Monday. As yet Mr. Morris has not decided definitely upon any thing for the future. RATON NOW HAS A DAILY PAPER Raton, N. M. j July 28. The Raton Range, which has been in existance nearly thirty years, tunning first as a weekly and later as a' semi-weekly paper, has become a daily and began issuing on that line yesterday. ! Royal Cafe One of the neatest, comeliest and up-to-date restaurant's ever seen in Roy was opened today by. A S. Bushkevitz in his business block on east third st, Neither pains or expense have been - , snared in an effort to please and ac commodate the public. Mr. W. H. Dunn an experienced chef formerly of Kansas City, will have charge of the new cafe. Des Moines Visfted By Disastrous Fire. Des Moines, N, M., July 28-The large mercantile store of the Floer sheim Blackwell Mercantile company here was totally destroyed by fire. The store was one of ihe largest of its kind in the territary' and the loss will reach about $50.000, which is partially covered by insurance; How the blaze started is a mystery. The flames were kept from spreading with' great diffi culty. , ; Too Much Mud In Omaha. Omaha, ,Neb. Omaha people have drinking 31 tons of mud every day, according to the testimony, of the city chemisj, given in a suit .wherein the city is, protesting the bills of the Oma ha Water company because of impure water furnished. During the year Omaha people drank 11,315 tons of sediment, the chemist said. The Omaha water supply is taken from the Missouri river, the muddiest stream in thecountry. Although alum is used in settling the water, and five different settling basins are contained in the battery of the reservoirs, yet the water as it comes from the mains is murky. The water commissioners are refus ing payment of the water bills for the last four year. .. . '.. ...... Indications Show That Andrews Will Get Nomination. All indications point that W. H.' Andrews is going to get the nomin ation at Santa Fe. Some of the politicians claim that Andrews is not the proper man to beat Larrazola, they base their argument on the last election. They do not take into consiperation the 10,00 new votes in the territory and the good acts oi Mr. Andrews during his last term oi office, which made Mr. Andrews more liked and popular not only by repub licans, but democrats as well. Hon. Chas. A. Spies is a good man but we think he ought to wait tobe sure enough congressman, as Andrews is the man at this time who can get us what we so long wanted, and that in Statehood. A change in the management of the Floersheim Merc. Co, will be made on August 1st. Mr. Goodman who has been the manager for lli3 firm since its start in Roy, steps out to turn the position over to L. E. . Aldridge. We do not know any reason forthechange at this writing. A Republican meeting will be held this afternoon in the Bushkevitz Hall for the purpose of electing 5 delegates to thecouuty convention, which will elect delegates to the territorial con vention, where a delegate to Congress will be nominated. Church Notice There will be services in the school house every second Sunday in each month, conducted by the Rev. H. C. Grimmel, and every fourth "Sundáy by the Rev. E. B. Holmes. - Sorry He Spoke Barber.- Razor all right sirV Customer.- My dear man if you had'nt mentioned it I'd never had known that there was a razor oa my face. Barber.- Thank you. Customer.- I thougnt you were us ing a file. St. Louis Times. girls Be sure' and attend the Leap Year dance, at the Bushkevitz hall, Wednesday evening. August oth. MORE' RAIN AND GOOD CROPS. The last two weeks have set about a great change. ' About two weeks ago good rains fell' and started the crops1 to growing more rapidly than one can believe Cora in some places has grown from 20 to 30 inches in the last two weeks, and grass has come to the front in a wonderful manner. So much encouraged have the farmers been that they have gone to planting more crop, and many acres of milo maze and beans have been planted this week. Beans planted a week ago have, sprung up and are now three or four inches in height. . .. The rains are now started and from now on we shall have plenty of mois ture. Good rains fell Thursday and Thursday night, which will keep the crops growing as' they have been . in the past two weeks. Roy is fast coming to the front, two new business places opening up this week. Our town and comuniiy is make , up of energetic people, who have had faith in our country and have stayed with it until it has warranted their faith. Although! some have left they will return. in a short time, aggreeabjey surprised- with the change in things. , . ; '''",''." :''. The Steam Plow formerly . owned by. ' Robt. Grunig was loaded and shipped to Denver, Colorado Thursday. ; 'The base ball team , which journed to Solano-last Saturday, kept up Roys, old record by defeating the team at that place by the score of 7 tol. .' E. H. Gunn . preached a farewell sermpn to a large and v appreciative audience, Sunday, evening. Mr.' Gunn has oíd his . interests . here and, left Tuesday for a 'visit witu friends in Texas ;and later expects to take a ; aourse in theology, which subject he has been studying for some time. The Road Supervisor will be here in ten days to fix the crossings, and make cinder walks. Under the New Mexico Statute all persons who are over 21 years of age are subject to $3.00 per year assest- ment for the hxing of roads. They may pay the $3.00 or work 3 days: on the roads. Yo Ed. F. Yager de claro ante vd., Editor A. S. Busekevitz mi política en cuanto sierto es mi conocimiento es votar por todo aqueel hombre que este por el bien estar de los Buenos y los intereses del paiz y me firmo, hoy ste dia 30 de Julio A. D. 1908. ' Ed F. Yager. Mr. Yager from Watrous visited in Friday and paid us a call, asking us to publish the above. New School District. , To all whom it may cancera; Anew school district has been created in Mora County, New Mexico, out of School district No. "33, Roy, Mora Co. N. M., whose nuihber will be 37 and name or same is Mesteno, wnose 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 26 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. ' M. Hughes a ' merchant of Solano was a business visitor here Friday. R. H. Turley oí Solano was a vis top here Tuesday. . .