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' ..... - ! (FOREMOST PAPER IN HARDING COUNTY.) 'With Malice toward None, with Charity for All. and with Firnmess in thp PMit." VOL. XIX -No. 15, ROY. HARDING COUNTY.IVEVV MEXICO, SATURDAY, nUL 21), 1922. SUBSCRIPTION $ 2.00 PER YEAR. CASE AGAINST MORA COUN TY COMMISSIONERS D1S ! MISSED Suit Brought by District Attor ney Armi jo to Remove Coun ty Commissioners of Mora Co . mty Dismissed by Judge Mechem. Speei.tf to the Spanish-American In the case of the State vs. I. 0 0. F. AND REEEKAIIS CELEBRATE 10,'Jrd ANNIVERSARY Homestead Lodge No. 46 and Harmony Rebekah Lodge ' cele brated the One Hundred Third Anniversary of Oddfellowship at their hall Wednesdya evening. The joint celebration was well attended and about 125 members and visitors were seated at the Pedro Maes, Harry Irwin and: fine banquet served during the Mari;: no Gonzales, county com- evening. missioners for Mora county bro- ' A number of visitors were ught by a petition sworn to by present from the sorrounding Zenol.io Salazar, ex-State Sen-; community and several Lodges ator of Mora county, in which had delegates present at the ce petitfon it was asked that the co- ( lebration. Clayton was repre unty commissioners be removed ' sented by Miles Rumley and wife from office for incompetency Tucumcari by Mr. C. Smith, and gross negligence in the dis- Vaughn by Mr. A. Norns. Visi PABLO P. BRANCH PASSES AWAY Müís OA l EviiiV- . ING charge ot their duties in per mitting warrants to be drawn and approved for the alleged payment of bills against the county which were not verified Death has again entered, our little city and this time has tak en from us one of our most prom inent citizens, Pablo P. Branch, who passed awayAt 8 o'clock Monday evening atls. home in Roy after a. lingering ilness of several months from that dread ed disease, sclerosis.. Mr. Branch was one of Roy s most honored citizens, having lived here since 1904 just a year after the town', was founded and has always been a booster for the town and worked continually for its betterment. . He was born in February 1870 at Mora. Ne.w Mex, and wás the son of the' late Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro Branch of that place and at the age of 21 years came to this'' mesa and the following year was married to ' Beatriz tors were also present from Da wson, Mosquero, Springer and Mills. . A number of addresses - were made during the evening, the as required by Section 1220 and principal address being made by p-ociriauez daughter of Mr. and xzzz oí me compnea laws oi me itev. nussen lormeny vi xiu.y, JVirs. Juan Jos Rodriguez of this State of 1915, District Attor- but now located at Dawson. His piace. For several years he ney Armijo. and-'O. 0. Askren address gave a complete outline ,taUght school at Albert and Sa of Las Vegas, appeared for the of the growth of this great order bino and other sch00is jn eastera State and Mr. E P. Davies of : during its 103 years of existence Union County. In 1898 he home Santa Fe appeared for the coun- and some of the great work steaded out on the old Union ty commissioners. ' being done by the order. Talks County jne an(j pr0ved up on Mr. Daves filed a demurrer to were also made by Mayor F,nr-1 whaf io known na the nlH Tirnnrh the notition of Senator Salazar, sheim. incoming Mayor bibbs h nmíetíir) líitor in 1 Qfl4 ho miw auaintances. and will be ereatlv many friens. on setting up that the Section 1220 also by a number of other local e(j Roy 'then in its infancy j missed in the community, as well home ten miles north of Roy and 11522, which were alleged to speakers. . ..' flnd in 1906 erected a hotel near; as by his family and many other The Spanish-American exten WILLIAM BARRETT FATHER OF ROLEN BARRETT DEAD GRAY - ABERNATHY n Jl, : i ; vuc ui iitQ pruiiuiiem young - . couples of Roy stole a march on The news has been received in their many friends last Satur Roy that Wm. Barrett, father of day and slipped away to Raton Rolen Barrett, passed away at where they were quietly married. Barrett, Kansas at 4 o'clock last Rev. Rufus C, Baker, pastor of Monday evening. Mr. Barrett the M. E. church of that place visited in Roy a few weeks ago pronounced the words that made and helped.-care for his son Rolen Mr. Ellis Abernathy and Miss during his recent operation for appendicitis at. the Plumlee Hos pital, returning home with his son only' a few weeks ago and was taken down with pneumonia which resuted in his death. We clip the following from the Frank fort Kansas Daily Index of April 25th: William Barrett, who had been ill at his home in Barrett for se veral weeks, passed away at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon. The deceased was born in Ohio seventy-five years ago, and came employed as assistant to the to Kansas with his parents, the agent at the depot. Mr. A heir -A. G. Barrett and wife, when on- nathy is the only son of G. R. ly eight years of age, and had Abernathy of Roy and i spent nearly all his life in the nized as one of the exempliarv village of Barrett, where the young citizens of the communi- f amily located on arriving in ty. Marshall county. He was a sple- The happy young couple an- ndid man , and numbered his nounce that they , will reside, friends bji the number cf his ac- and' will be at home to their their ranch Laska Gray man and wife. Nel Benson and Ira Bemstorf of Roy accompanied the happy young couple to the Pass City and were the only witnesses to the cere mony. , ' Neither of these young folks need any introduction to the people of Roy as both have been residents for the past several years. Mrs. Abernathy 'is the charming daughter of Mr. and Mrs. IT. A. Gray, formerly of this place but now of Fayett- ville, Ark., and, who has been ft ) REV. POPE hav- leen violated were not tne ' The whole evening was one ot where the Spanish American of sections of the law governing pleasure to those present and : fice now stan(js &n which was the bills or accounts In question, the goodfellowship growing out I destroyed in the firP of 1916. yvnici mns were lor ruau won oi uie xiieemis : vm j Mr Branch was the father of mcurrea unaer me county. roaa ang eneci on me two uuuivuts superintendent, and all, of which of the order. . bills 'were governed by the pro- The two Lodges at Roy have vision of Chapter 99 of the laws a membership that places them -of 1919. and not by Section 1220 among thft strongest of the sta- and 1222 at all te, The Odd Fellows having a "A , This, JfW'i ChaPter 99 "iei?berl1lÍ?íter1, Í . tersAnna, Tillie and Beatriz be- lawsof 1919 clearly providing dred and the Rebekahs a sirni ar sides a numb8r of sisters and bro that such bills shall be incurred number. The Fiemberships in-iiiiM.s .jj a,ld Iriends Out under direction of the county eludes some of the best citizen- 'of t son Benni sged ro-1 sunenntendent and approv- ship of the town and mesajn jugt lg d ior Mhen -ed by him and thus paid. , these two orders and then woi k death and thig babl hastened tter hearing argument . on the past many years has added h- death relatives. Besides his wife, one son Ro- extends ' congratulations and wish1"? for a ; long and happy mamed life. ; Rev. Pope, who is holding a a revival at Mosquero, will prea- recog-ch at Mosquero Church next Monday night, May 1st. He is from Tulsa, Okla. and he is known as the boy preacher in Oklahoma, come out and hear him, he s one of the best prea chers we have ever heard, and if you miss it you will always re gret notcoming, so come. His subject will be "Morphine tablets of Hell." Every body is invited to come . 12 children, 8 sons and 4 daught ers; six of which have preceded him to. the Grert Beyond. lie leaves to mourn his death a sor rowing wife, three sons, Carlos, H. KENNARD & SONS PUR CHASE COPES DAIRY len, and two daughters. Mrs. J.E. Conklin and Mrs. Roy Posey, both of Hubbell, Neb., and two 1 H T TIT TT .1J1 sisters. ívirs. vvm .rioimam oí r Frankfort, and Mrs. George Van Announcement is made that Vlipt. of BfliTctt snrviw him H. Kennard & Sons of southeast Roy Post No. 33 of the Amer ican Legion has received a large silk American flag and also a fine Legion banner, both of and have the sympathy of all in of Roy have purchased the equip their groaf loss. mcnt of the up-to-date dairy the m . h . i.uiat nas men operaiea ior tne 4U A , - c .1 MORE PRAIRIE FIRES sustained th contention of Mr. teraities of the whole mesa. Davies and dismissed the case. A similar action is pending in the District Court, brought at thf samp t.imp -; the suit affainst the county commissioners, ask- er for the past several months ing for the removal of Hon. and the consequent larse acre Thomas McGrath, Assessor of age of dead grass, prairie fires the county, on the ground of in- on the mesa have been of almost mmiiptpticv in of f i'p.r. Mr, Davies daily occurance. Great cara ha .affectionate husband and father and had raised a family that iu I was proud of. Inl917 he erected ! 1 i'í .1 i L ? n n, U h vpvv rlrv wfiat.li-1 oeautnui nome m lvoy wnere uvunj; uv "t; j j - he has since resided and which lis one f the beautiful homes !of the town. . I The funeral was held Wed nesday morning at llo'clock ai j ; 4.u a uv, avaVniaA tw nlrr.nst i vrv- the bt. Georges Ohurch: Mass 1 lieu a uciiiui xci ill tua vaoc, ouu uecu caví ví.jv . - . - it is highly probable that the one in regards to fires or lights i was said in the morning and fol court will take the same action of any nature where thsrc ere .lowing this a splendid talk was ; 4.1. : a u a. nf m-.ico ,nt fvpn ' it t maae oy ivev. ramer vacnon ill 1111 Viioc iiiiu ouabain uc- iitiuo vi 6""i . murrer and dismiss the ase this there has been an exception agahst McGrath, when same ; ally large acreage of good pas cexos ap for hearing. ture destroyed this spring. I One of the largest of these FAREWELL PARTY fires occured last Sunday after The Loyal Sunday School noon and evening on the T. E. Class of the Baptist Church, en- Mitchell pasture about twenty tíuhinPíl Mrs. I-ela Weatherill eisrht miles southeast of Roy v. iin.iA,i of a foi-fl. u-ao awoTvf hv flames. 111(1 IlCl tWU UClUlillUCl.'O ait Cb li v.- ,ciuj.iv.j 1 11 1 ' well party at the Caris home when approximately 11,000 acres and all business Monday evening. A larg3 num- Fighting this fire, as has bee closed in Roy fr her of friends were present. The the experience witn omers, w. evening was spent in music and of little or no avail owing to the gavr"s. At a late hour refresh- brisk wind which spread the merits "were served, which con- flames very "rapidly. It is suo- sisted of a large cake decorated posed that the fue on the Mitch in the class colors made espec-. ell ranch was caused! by a bolt ioiiir w tha np.pAsion hv one of !of lightning a6 an electrical icvri.T v" i i who spoke of this man and com- ioiiCv. me sorrowing I'amiiy. A larpfe process on fo'lowed th rp mains to the Roy Cemetery Wed nesday .noon where Jje was laid to rest by the side of his son Eennie who passed away a few days ago. The funeral , was in charge of Undertaker Doáás houses '-'were 0111 10 to V A. M. iii honor of Mi Branch. ' The Spanish American oí which Mr. Braiach has been a reader since it was first edite?1 extends the deepest of sympathy to the bereaved family in these dark hours of sorrow. tha members of tha class. Mrs. Weatherill will leave the later part of the week for Okla homa, "but it is hoped that she -will return in the near future to -make her "home here. storm passed over that country Sunday. Another fire of unknown ori gin broke out Sunday afternoon in the large . pasthre adjoining the Roy cemetery near town WE SELL Wire, Nails and Stock Salt Garden and Field Seeds Furniture and Gaskets A Full Line of General Mordían dise and Meats ROY TRADING COMPANY , A Profitable Pfece to Trade. CARD OF THANKS Thru the columns of the Span ish American we want to thank our many relatives and friends for the kindness and help given us during the sicknass. death and burial of our beloved hus band and father. May God bless eaeh and every one of you is eur prayer. Mrs. Pablo P. Branch and children. The funeral services will be "l" lia "?c" gn the construction of their held at the Barrett church at Pf 4 several yea rs by the Cope s ne h . th f q .ft,n The Kennards transferred all oí : j the belongings to thou: home :J th f . fl willI tomers frcm tht- noirf . - It is 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with burial in the Barrett ceme tery. . the main lodge room. Wm. Bowman was in town Tuesday transacting " business: He report no iain at his place. their intention to maintain the j high standard of service in the! Sam Halterman has retrrned future that has been rendered ! from Ocaté and will make his fu by their predecessors. j ture home on the mesa. ' II OUTSIDE it' r. LI I V Solid Leather Work Shoe Made over the Munson last. Special at $2.95 Whiloin Tucumcari last Wed nesday Editor Johnson called on the Goodmans' and spent a few moments with this good family. Young Joe was somewhat peeved j over tke statement m the paper of last week in which ,we statid that we heard he was married; Joe says he wouldn't care if it had been, so, but as there is no thing to it that it was not much fun to receive congratulations when they are not due. He has promised to give us a weeks no tice when it really happens and we in turn will give him a co lumn write-up and we get a box ; of cigars for his Roy friends in ( the deal. Joe said he never drea med so many Tucumcari people read the S. A. until he begun re ceiving congratulations last week Well Joe it is our treat now, and yours later, .'.') Tires Tires Tires Better look your tires over. You will be needing some this summer so get the kind that you know are good. 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