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WnSTURN LIHIiRAL Loitnsnruo . new mexico Farit V. Bush, Editor and Owner. Publlfhcd Evory Friday. If wlBhe were autos, brpgars might ride. Nothing Is homelier than a fur cap that has tbe mange. fortunately, a dyestuff famine does not affect the humar appetite. A good fellow Is one who smokes your favorite brand of tobacco. Bo swiftly docs time move that the Jitney bus Is already old-fashioned. This Is no time f the year to get auspicious every time you see a red nose. Another form of gambling ta eating oysters with the hope of finding a pearL They are all crazy for peace, but each Is waiting .'or tie other to opeo tna way. It's safe enough to throw a borse blanket over tbe hood of a horseless carriage. Une good thing about castor oil. It never "Is taken In mistake" for some thing else. The trouble with most political ar guments Is that they are not only pro, but con. Everybody who does not wear them Is willing that overalls henceforth stall be pink. Somebody asserts that snails are preferable to oysters. They are In a speed contebt. Warships are becoming more ex pensive. He-e Is another item In the high cost of living. Cold-storage egg prices will drop, says the market editor. But let us hope tbe eggs won't Some young society o-nn are so per sonally colorless tbat tbey can't evea shine at a dog show. ' Art treasures are highly desirable In times of peace, but their possession la an added risk In time of war. Coal Is now $17 a ton In France. Still, perhaps France will appreciate an excuse to dance and keep warm. Autocracy had the advantage In war, like tbe modern runner who knows tbe crouching t,tart tor Uu 100-yard dash. It Is feared tbat arctic explorers on their way to Europe will nnd tbe change In tbe temperature too much for tnein. We are all creatures of habit: watch a man winding his watch, and you'll see bis next move Is toward his low est vest button. The chap that's always kicking be cause be doesn't get what's coming to blm may not be aware of bis exceed lag good fortune. Well, suppose 227 people were killed by automobiles within a year In Chi cago? Just consider bow many peo ple were not killed 1 According to a college professoi poverty and pauperism are curable die eases. Work, we presume. Is tbe rem edy to be prescribed A Minneapolis man married hll son's grand .n "tber-ln-law. Tbe puzzl expert will take this case and work the relationships. If women knew everything- by Intu ition how do-is 'i ..appen they make ac many matrimonial blunders? Justice may be blind, but there I no question aa to tbe blindness of tba man wbo goes to law feeling certain tbat be will get justice. The complete removal of difficulty at Culebra rut would be an engineer ing feat worthy of another big cele bration at San Francisco In these times of enlightenment tbe free luncn never looks ibe sam without the frowsy communal fork id the tumbler ot soiled water. Tbe Toledo Hlade says most cynics arr unmarried iVt) know of some who are nol married, but It strikes ut they are bush fcaguers In the gams ot cynics. No doub contortionists will tjrnor this bit ot advice from tbe Philadel phia Inquirer "It you ever gel to tbe point where you are able to mak both ends mi ut. splice Ibe ends.' It is said thai only one kiss In ev ery hundred carries germs, tiurely tbe world is growing belter. Germans are originating their own styles, and Paris will not sell gowm to Herman buyers. So honors arc easy. "Hlack Mamnnd," the HulTalo whose likeness Ik iirln.nd on $111 treasury notes and Iim latest live-cent p'ere, has been tmii in death, hut be will contlni - i' i- mi in Hieiik. in the pock i .11 ion HEWS TO DATE ' 111 PARAGRAPHS CAUGHT FROM THE NETWORK OF WIRES ROUND ABOUT THE WORLD. DURING THE PAST WEEK RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS CONDENSED FOR BUSY PEOPLE. Western Nwpaper nnfon Ttewi Service. ABOUT THE WAR Russians capture Kashan, one of the principal cities of Persia. Italians are reported as having cap tured Durazzo, the most important seaport of Albania. Kaiser loses 8,000 men in an at tempt to break through British lines in Ilelglum and France. Reports of resignations ' from the rsrltiah Cabinet as the result of 'the conscription split are rampant in Lon don. British clergy declare nation will be In poverty at end of war. London press demands Lloyd-,George be made premier. Envoys of Germany, Austria and Bulgaria at Salonikt have been seized and imprisoned by the British and French military authorities. Replying to a written question by P. A. Moltens, -member of the House of Commons, Premier Asquith gave the total British casualties up to Dec. 9. b3 D28.227. A dispatch to LloydB from Bergen flays the Norwegian fjord steamer Homoliin has been sunk at Svanoeen, north of Bergen, with the loss of one man drowned. Austria has acceded to the de mands of the United States on the sinking of the Ancona. The subma rine commander who sunk the vessel bus been punished. The Suez canal is threatened by the Germans. British officials admit the seriousness of the danger, and insur ance i-utes on vessels using the canal route have beeu greatly increased. WESTERN About 7,000 Villa troops were as sembled in Juarez and of these about 2,000 havo been' paid off and shipped south. More oil and gasoline were inspect ed in Kansas in 1915 than ever be fore, says the annual reports of the state oil inspector. Three thousand two hundred Chi cago school teachers went on the board of education payroll at salary Increases of $120 per annum, effective Jan. 1. B. W. A. Henson, CO, a retired farm er, waa arrested t Wichita, Kansas, charged with the murder of his wife and his stepson, Walter Shafer, 18 years old, William Halo Thompson, mayor of Chicago, requested the secretary of state of Nebraska " to withdraw his name from the presidential primary ballot in Nebraska. Mrs. Frances Ellen Hare, oldest white woman in tbe Northwest, died at Astoria, Ore., while asleep, at the age of 104 years. Her father, the late Judge Davenport, occupied the bench in the Supreme Court of Virginia and also served three terms in Congress. Lieut. Gov. J. A. A. Burnqulst, who becomes governor of Minnesota as a result of the death of Gov. Hammond at Clinton, La., was In bed with a bad cold when he received the news j of the governor's death. Mr. , Burn qulst li a Republican. Gov. Hammond was a Democrat. WASHINGTON Tbe illness of Gen. Huerta is seri ous, although not dangerous, accord ing to reports received from El Pase by tho Department of Justice. Reports from some of the principal postoffices estimate the volume of Christmas business this year at from fifteen to forty per cent larger than ever before. Pleas for a greater Pan-American-Ism were numerous in the program of the Pan-American Scientific Congress in Epite of the great volume of pa pers read on technical subjects. ' Every school building in the Unit ed States was pictured as a potential town hall at the session of the Ameri can Civic Association at which Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter of Presi dent Wilson, presided. Secretary Lansing has suggested that all the nations which, with the United States,' comprise the Pan American Union, join in a convention for the arbitre tlon of all boundary Une disputes and for the prohibition of shipments ot war munitions to rev olutionaries. Secretary Lansing formally denied published statements that the real purpose of the visit to Europe of Col. K. M. House was to gettle differences between Ambassador Page at -London end Ambassador Gerard and Penfleld at Berlin and Vienna. Arrebt was planned of Representa tivo Frank Buchanan oí Illinois, for mer representative Fowler, Henry B. Vartla and Herman Schulthels, in .lcted at Newark In tho alleged La tor's Natlor! Pcaio Council strike conspiracy. FOREIGN King I'etrr of Serbia Is reported penniless nnd h:is fled Italy. Wlmtton Ppenrer Churchill re turned to France to rejoin bis regi ment. Germany has extended recognition to the do facto government of Mexico headed by Gen. Carranza. At Paris the Senate agreed to ac cept the Income tax bill as It was passed by the Chamber of Deputies. Eighteen German soldiers on fur lough were killed nnd forty-seven wounded when a train jumped the track at Bentschen station near Ber lin. A ipeclal cable from London re ceived at Winnipeg says: "The Right Hon. Lewis Harcourt ha resigned from the Cabinet to become Viceroy of India." Count Tisza, the Hungarian pre mier, contemplates making the culti vation of wheat a state monopoly, ac cording to the Loudon Post's Buda pest correspondent. The Overseas' News Agency . says that the Vienna Relchpost reports that (luting the whole war Serbia received each month 30,000,000 to 35, 000,000 francs in gold from France. A dispatch from Zurich to the Cen tral News says: "Emperor William, who 1 suffering from a suppurating phlegmon in the neck, has been given some relief, his doctors having resort ed to lancing." Upon request by General Gallienl, the French war minister, the French Senato passed a bill approving the action of the Chamber of Deputies in giving the war minister the 1917 class of recBults for Jan. 5. Henry Ford's Peace Expedition may cost him more than $l,OH0,0C0 if the conference at Tho Hague Is long-drawn-out. Busintss Manager Gasfon Plaintifi made this estimate before the duiegates left for Copenhagen. Mrs. Paulina Pellegrini, who swore she never tasted water, but always drank wine when she thirsted, died at San Michele, near Paris, aged 117. Her twelve children who, according to the old lady herself "were addicted to the pernicious habit of drinking water," have been dead many years. At least 150,000 Albanians have been starved to death in the last year and the same fate awaits an equal number durirtg the coming year, ac cording to W. W. Howard, owner of the American relief schooner Albania. Howard has Just reached Rome after distributing 200 tons of flour to the starving Albanians. SPORTING NEWS Jan. 18 has been definitely set as the date of the proposed Mike Gibbons-Young Ahearn fight at St. Paul. Johnny Griffiths of Akron, bv a slight margin, outpointed Jack Brit ton of Chicago in twelve fast rounds at Akron, Ohio. Ted Lewis of England moved into the championship row as a result of the vicious beating he dealt Willie Ritchie in their ten-round welter weight scrap in New York. At Sydney, N. S. W Les Daicy, the middleweight champion of Aus tralia, easily defeated Eddie Mc Goorty, an American middleweight, in the eighth round of their match. Picktd athletes from the Denver Club and those of tho Omaha Club will be seen in action in a squash tournament tbat is to be held on the floors of the Denver Club, starting Jan. 20. Matt Brock and his manager, Cheeki Ginsberg, announced they would be at the ringside at Baltimore March 17th to challenge the winner when Johnny Kilbane defends his featherweight title against George Chaney. GENERAL Wages of 200,000 employés In vari ous trades in Chicago were increased Jan, 1. The increases are expected to aggregate millions of dollars. The eighth advance in crude oil since lust September is posted in the Shreveport, La., district by the Stand ard Oil Company, 10 cents a barrel. Gov. Whitman stepped into the Osborne-Riley prison controversy, ad vising Riley against "hasty decision," on the question of Osborne's removal, according to a report in circulation at Albuuy, N.Y. Ships along the Atlantic and Gull coasts were in grave peril, sevral ves sels were reported missing, scores re ported dead, much properly damaged, wire communication partially crip ple! and railroad service delayeu, as one of the most severe storms of re cent years swept through tbe East Wednesday. Eight men, Including a congress man, a former congressman and a forme? attorney geueral of Ohio, were Indicted in New York by a federal grand jury on a charge of conspiring to foment strikes in American muni tion factories as part of a campaign financed by tbe German government to check the exportation of munitions to the entente allies. At Mllford, Conn., Mrs. Edward Krause throw her two small sons into the Mllford reservoir and Jumped in after them. The boys, Sidney, 6, and Edward, 5, were drowned, but the mother was saved by two men who happened to be passing. A close estimate made public by the bureau of railway news and sta tistlcs shows that during the past year American railway revenues in creased $101,528,29 and expenses de creased $09,347,883, leaving a net In come Increase after deducting taxuH, over 1914, pf $1CS 955,648. NEW MEXICO STATE NEWS Western Newspaper I'nlon Newt BerTke. COMINO EVSNT9, Jan. 17-27. Convention of Allnnw. III-puno-Americana at Albuquerque. March. Meeting- rnntiamll a and 8mth wontorn Htockmens' Asaorlutlons at Albuquerque. Raton stays In the Colorado basket ball league. Several cases of diphtheria are re ported at Hagerman. The home of L. L. Cahill at Spring er was destroyed by fire. Fire escapes have been placed on Tularosa school buildings. Beans continue to bring high prices at points in the Estancia valley. Blackleg has appeared in Eddy county and several cattle have died. A total of 1,219,000 stjorp were shipped out of the state in 1915. An auto express has been estab lished between Portales, and Clovis. John Mulder, a former resident Of Gallup, killed himself in Los Angeles. A trading stamp company has been authorized to do business in New Mexico. An election will be held Jan. 31 to determine whether- Clovfs shall be "wet" or "dry." Through private aid, the road north from Cuervo for many miles has been put in excellent condition. The governor named Judge-N. B. Laughlin of Santa Fé and Benito Val dez of Black Lake notaries. Walter L. Kegel, for some time an assistant to the traveling auditor, has been elected city clerk of Raton. The entire output of the Portales creamery has been contracted to a wholesale house at a satisfactory figure. Prisoners at the state penitentiary got a real turkey dinner Christinas, with cranberry sauce, dressing, mince pie and cigars. The Llano Irrigation Company filed incorporation papers with the state corporation commission. Its office is at Questa, Taos county. Charley Wyatt, who lives about eight miles east of Boaz, was .bitten by a rattlesnake while reaching in a hole after a rabbit.' Neatly 1,000 applications have been made Fince Dec. 1 for 191C automo bile licenses. The past year 5,000 li censes were Issued. William Hoehne, 84, for fifty years a resident of New Mexico, died at the home of his adopted son, Bias Hoehne, at Santa Rosa. The work of putting in the invert ed siphon for the south canal of the Carlsbad reclamation project at Dark Cañón is progressing rapidly. The forest service has completed the survey of a road across the forest in the Guadalupe mountains by way of Queen in western Eddy county Dr. O. W. Bennett of Fort Sumner shot himself through the head. , De spondency was said to be the cause. He leaves a "widow and three child ren. The directors of the Royal John mining properties met in Demlng, re viewing the work done to date, which has involved the expenditure of about $22,000. Hugh Swift, convicted of embezzle ment in connection with the closing of the First State Bank at Tucumcnrl, will complete his one year sentence in the penitentiary Jan. 7. The big concentrator of the Burro Mountain Copper Company at Tyrone, Grant county, will be ready for opera tion April 1, next, according to Cor poration Commissioner Hugh Wil liams. John Urton, an inmate of the coun ty jail at Clayton, charged with adul tery, made bis getaway. Secretary ot State Antonio Lucero went, to Washington in response to the invitation., recently tendered him to act as an official interpreter at the Second Pan-American Scientific Con gress from Dec. 27 to Jan. 7. A perpetual Injunction against the drilling ot a well on state land con tráete! to be leased to Adam Zim merman has been returned by Judge G. A. Richardson at Roswell against Albert Love and Emmett George. Mrs. Edith Boiling Gait, now Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, wife of the Presi dent, is plaintiff in a suit filed at Albuquerque against W. H. Andrews, former delegate- In Congress, to re cover $80 on an alleged promissory note. .. Between' Sept. 2 and Nov. 10 the depositors of the state banks of New Mexico Increased to the number of 1,358, lalslng tbe total number of de positors from 20,122 to 27,480, and the total deposits In the banks increased from 5-6 991,924.25 to $7,652,643.55, or $057,719.30. The famous Stiver Cell group of mining claims, . near Pinos Altos, owned and operated by the Silver Cell Mining and Smelting Company, bids fair to attain the proportion of one of the most active mining camps In the Southwest. The fish fry have been distributed lu New Mexico as follows: Raton, 1, 750 for the Sugarlte river; Las Ve gas, 2,500 for the Gallinas river; San ta Fé, 3,750 for Santa Fé river; 3,750 for tho Nambe river; Bernalillo, 2,500 for the Jeiaez river; 3,750 for Las Huert'is. LAND RELEASED BY LAtiE NEW MEXICO LAND WORTH FROM $3 TO $5 PER ACRE. JnHi States Will Open 82,300 Acres In Socorro County to Settlement After Feb. 11. Western Newspaper TJnlon News Service. , Albuquerque. According to word received In Denver by . Matthew D. McEnery, chief of the field division of the United Slates land otrice, 82,300 acres of land have been released In Socorro county. Now Mexico. Follow ing is the telegram received In "the Denver land office: "Secretary Franklin K. Lane of the Interior Department, upon recommen dation of Secretary Houston of the Agricultural Department, has released approximately 82,300 acres In Socorro county. New Mexico, from a tempo rary withdrawal for forestry purposes. The lands are located in the Las Cruces land district. New Mexico, and are generally rolling grass land, adapted to stock ralRlng. Tbe land will be subject to settlement at 9 o'clock a. m., Feb. 11, until and in cluding March 9, 1916, and thereafter to disposition under any public land law applicable thereto. According to Mr. McEnery the land lust released is valued at from $3 to $5 an acre. Over $165,000 for Schools of State. Santa Fé. The huge sum of $1 65, 299.11 apportioned by State Superin tendent Alvan N. White of the De partment of Education among the several counties is nearly double the largest sum heretofore distributed. This sum is apportioned to 110,939 pu pils of school age. The apportionment gives $1.49 to each person of school age enumerated. A study of the fol lowing figures shows the enumeration in each county end the amount appor tioned: Bernalillo, county, 10,162, $15 141.38; Chaves. 5,803, $$,846.47; Curry, 2,627, $3,914.23; Colfax, 5,142, $7, 601.58; Dona Ana, 5,797, $3,037.53; Eddy, 3,643, $5,428.07; Grant, 6,351, $9,462.99; Guadalupe, 3,850, $5,736.50; Lincoln, 2,651, $3,949.99; Luna, 2,436 $3,629.64; McKinley, 1,737, $2,558.13; Mora, 4,516, $0,728.84; Otero, 3,743, $4,085.58; Quay, 3,848, $3,733.52; Rio Arriba, 5,906, $8,799.94; Roosevelt, 2, 871. $4,277.79; San Juan, 2,098, $3, 126.02; San Miguel, 7,953, $11,849.97; Sandoval, 1,912, $2,848.88; Santa Fé, 6,719, $1X1,011.31; Sierra, IMOt $2, 288.64; Socorro. 6,102, $7,601.98; Taos, 4,323, $6,441.27; Torrance, 2,439, $3, 634.11; Union, 5,275, $7,859.72; Va lencia, 3,500, $5,215. Claims 12,069,438 Acres From U. 8. Santa Fé. Of the total of 12,069.438 acres of land granted to New Mexico by the United States government the state has acquired title to 7,816,637.87 acres, the lands not yet selected or approved by the Department of tbe Interior amounting to 4,252,800 acres. This statement appears in the annual report of the state land commissioner to the governor. Of the total, over 6, 500,000 acres are now sold or leased and the gross receipts of the past fis cal year were $750,000. Half a million Is paid into the state treasury, the schools and state institutions getting $428,000. The report shows a bal ance on hand at the end of the fiscal year of $710,6il. Five New Traveling Libraries. Santa Fé. Five new traveling libraries have been started on their rounds by the state department of education. Santa Fé county gets two of them. Corporation Admitted. ' Santa Fé. The El Centro Mining and Milling Company of Arizona was admitted to do business in New Mex ico by the state corporation commis sion. Lightning With Snow at Albuquerque. Albuquerque, N. M. Albuquerque and-the vicinity were visited by tbe heaviest snow of the season, accom panied by an unusual display of light ning. The ..'ecipitation eqjuled three-quarters of an inch of rain, the local weather observer reported. A high wind prevailed for some hours. Man Killed as He Leaves Church. Roswell. Manuel Rubio was shot and almost instantly killed here just as he emerged from church after at tending mass. Lopez Gonzalez was arrested three hours later, charged with the killing, and is held without ball. The prisoner is but seventeen years old. Chaves Claims Most 8horthorns. Roswell. Students of the livestock situation declare that Chaves county, which has been Importing and breed ing thoroughbred stock for some years, now has the most shorthorn thoroughbreds of any county in the United States west of Ohio. Bonds for School Improvements. Santa Fé. The Statd Department of Education was Informed that Mesilla -Park, Dona Ana county, has voted a $10,000 bond Issue for an ad dition to the public school building at Mesilla Park, and to erect a new school building along modern lines at Brazlto. Notaries Named. Santa Fé. The governor has named the following notaries: Emmett Pat ton of Roswell; D. Sherry of Alamo-tordo. A FRIEND TO THE WpilGMAII Five yeam ago I was no troubled with kidney trouble and inflammation of the bladder that I had to lease working my farm. Life looked dark to me until I heard of Dr. Kilmer! Swamp-Root throiifih a enred friend. I tried a bottle nd began to feel better t once. After uning live or air bottle 1 felt fine and have continued to work at I had before; my affliction. I want to átate that Dr. Kilmer'a Swamp Hoot la a kidney medicine that will cure and I owe my good work during the paat five or six years to it. Youre very truly, C. W. MORRI3, R. F. D. No. 5, Box 81. Prencott. Ark. Subscribed and sworn to before me, thia 27th day of March, 1U12. O. B. GORDON, Notary Public. Thii is to certify that Mr. C. W. li'or ria haa bought Swamp-Root at thie atora in the paat. Adam Guthrie, Jr., Druggist. Prove What Swimp-Root Will Do For You Send ten cente to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a aample aire bot tie. It will convince anyone. You will also receive a booklet of valuable infor mation, telling about the kidneys and blad der. VVhen writing, be aure and mention thia paper. Regular fifty-cent and one dollar size bottles for sale at all drug stores. Adv. Some men spend so much time boosting the other fellow's game that they forget their own. 1 FALLING HAI3 MEANS DANDRUFF IS ACTIVE Save Your Halrl Get a 25 Cent Bottl of Danderlne Right Now Also Stops Itching Scalp. Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy hair is mute evidence of a neglected scalp; of dandruff that awful scurf. There is nothing so destructive to the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair of its luster, its strength and its very life; eventually producing a feverish ness and Itching of the scalp, which if not remedied causes the hair roots to shrink, loosen and die then the hair falls out fast A little Danderlne tonight now any time will surely save your hair. Get a 25 cent bottle of Knowlton's Danderlne from any store, and after the first application your hair will take on that life, luster and luxuriance which is so beautiful. It will become wavy and fluffy and have the appear ance of abundance; an incomparable gloss and softness, but what will please you most will be after Just a few weeks' use, when you will actual ly see a lot of fine, downy hair new bair growing all over the scalp. Adr. The cross was in some sense a re ligious symbol among the heathen be fore the Christian era. ' Not O ray Hairs bot Tirad liyas make ua look older than we are. Keep your Eyes young and you will look young. After the Movies Murine Your Eyes. Don't tell your ace. Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago, Bends Eye Book on request. A Question. Nurse The new patient In our ward is light-headed. Doctor Delirious or blonde T It's Foolish to Suffer You may be brava enough to stand backache, or headache, or dizziness. But if, in addition, ur ination is disordered, look out! If you don't try to fix your sick kidneys, you may fall Into the clutches of kidney trouble before you know It. But If you Uve more carefully and help your kidneys with Doan's Kidney Pills, you can stop the pains you have and avoid future danger as well. A Colorado Case J. K. May. 318 Main St., Sterling-, Colo., says: "I was helpless with pain In my back and my limbs were still and sore. I couldn't sleep well at night and had to pasa the kidney secretions too often. Soon after using; Doan's Kidney Pilla, I improved and gradually the pains left. My kidneys are now In good shape." Cat Doan's at Any Star. BOo a Bos DOAN'S FOSTER-MILS URN CO, BUFFALO. N. Y. Don't Persecute Your Bowels Cut out cathartics and purcratimL They Druiai, namn, uiinecesary. I ry CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS Purely vegetable. Act Carters! gently on the liver. eliminate Due, and aoothe the delicate ?ITTLt membrane of the IVER PILLS. bowel. Car tonttiptUon. Btliouiaeat, Sick Uead- 1 acb ao4 Indi-fcatloa, aa Billions know. SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE. SMALL PRICE. Genuine must bear Signature DATKiriTCí Witisa V.. Coleman, ill al 1 I ml l'ltulÍJiwyfr,V iljii.tu.ii, " " D.C. AdvlcaaKithunkFln-a. Bales leaaouabla. Hlsoeu nlaiouuak UealaxTua Si 1 ( 1 I W. N. U., DENVER, NO. 2-1818.