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WliSTüKN LlliíiRAL; LORDSBCIia - NEW MEXICO Fr! V. Bush, Editor t Ov.,'. lr Published Kvery Friday. ' 81111, there would be no such thing prophecy If predictions didn't tall occasionally. Scandal nay travel 1.000 yarda a second, but some (oik appear able to keep up with it. Flowers that bloom in the spring are not worrying about the shortage of German dye. ' A luncheon may be as Important to a man's political prospects as the pri maries themselves. A quick way to start a riot In Lon don Is to stand on some busy comer and about for peace. A substitute (or meat baa been In vented by foreign chemists. Imita tion bab Is next In order. Mercury Is going up. notwithstand ing the chilly weather. The present quotation Is $2.28 a pound. There Is something pathetic In the Idea of player on a prison baseball team knocking a borne run. i Whatever It Is that air raids are ex pected to accomplish they are still trying to accomplish. Sona of self-made men frequently give evidence that their fathers were satisfied with the first attempt. By ar irony of (ate the necessity that Jumps the highest in price re ceives the most tree advertising. , English sparrows should soon be come extinct now that It has been dis covered that they are good to eat By the way. what has become of the old fashioned woman who thought eat ing carrots would make ber beautiful T The shortage of dyes may not be an unmitigated evil. Maybe It will do away with red flannel undershirts. The soldier lets his whiskers grew, but he believes In glvlnc the enemy a close shave whenever possible. It they are going to teach cooking at that military training school for women, many a man will urge his wife to go. I The announcement by scientists that defectives are on the Increase naturally means more scientists . to pass on 'em. At that, the college student who picked the football coach as the chief figure In a university may not have been so far off. Considering the narrow escapes .re ported of the kings and princes on the Bold. It must be conceded that there Is some royal road to safety. There's no question that a Nlcara guan canal would come In handy dur ing the 11 months and 29 days on which the Panama ditch Isn't working. It a man Is liar enough to flatter you, you'll set 'em up. If be Is candid enough to tell you the truth about yoursulf, you'll smash him In the eye. Tho laundries are warning their pa trons that they will no longer be re sponsible for garments that fade be cause of Inferior dyes. Drat this war! It Is all very well to provide the amateur ball player with accident In surance, but why not give blm some assurance that bis backer will pay his salary? On account of the scarcity of dyes it Is said unite Is likoly to prevail In men's summer clothes. We don't mind that Just so that tbey don't put lace on 'em. If you are feeling a tittle superla tive, call your girl "dearest" If you like, but you will And ber still dearer when you take the Job of buying ber hats sway from the old man. Any time one's memory falls as to the more celebrated medieval heroes one can always brush up by reading the names of the winners at a dog show. It seems that words of more than two syllables are not common In the monkey language. When a monkey talks all the other monkeys within hearing understand what he says. Having contracted what Is apparent ly an Incurable case of locomotor hoe leather, we belong to the togles who regard a safety pin aa a more valuable invention than a carburetor -or spark plug "Fried eggs cause Insanity." saya an eastern expert Our guess is. If this report Is true, that he has eaten more than bis share. Although there are no auch words as "daresay," "nearby" or "alright," the unabashed citizenry continues Its efforts to put them over. , There Is a society which proposes to teach people how to eat. Life has lost a great deal of glamour when peo ple reach the point where they make a study of what they ea ÍIEÜS TO DATE I!! PARAGRAPHS CAUGHT FROM THE NETWORK 01 WIRES ROUND ABOUT THE WORLD. DURING THE PAST WEEK RECORD OF IMPORTANT VENT CONDENSED FOR BUV PEOPLE. W.Nt.m Newapeper Union Tfewa fferrlce. ABOUT THE WAR Portion of Damlaup village, east of Fort Vaux, captured by Germans. Austrlans repulsed with heavy loses by Italians between Adige and Brenta rivers. French, during night, captured 400 yards of German trenches .southeast of Dead Man's hill. Constantinople reports Russian cen ter in Caucasus has been forced to re tire about twelve miles. Turks capture Mamahkatum, fifty miles west of Erzerum, and halt Rus sian advance Into Mesopotamia. Germans Friday made attack after attack against French line at Verdun, but were repulsed with great losses. Germans using big guns on Russian front. Teuton Infantry attack near New Zelbourg put down by Russians. Lloyd's announces that the Brltlsli steamer Soutbgarth has been sunk. Twenty-two of her crew were picked up. The Austrlans have 'gained new Italian positions on Asiago-Arsleri sector and defeated Italian effort t) assume the offensive. Italians hold back Austrlans on Tyrol front, driving them back In dis order at one point. German military critics assert Italians have lost 80,00 1) men. Germans enter French first lino trenches between Thiaumont farm and Vaux, northeast of Verdun. The Germuns launched the attack along a front of two miles. Greatest naval battle In history fought between German and British fleets off lower coast of Denmark. Approximately eighteen British and ten German ships sunk. Teace hopes rebuffed In London and Berlin, Asqulth denying Germany has offered any assurances to tho al lies; and Ilerr Stresemann In the Reichstag flouting the idea that Pre J ident Wilson can become mediator. WESTERN Francis Domínguez, notorious Mexi can bandit, was killed in an encoun ter with two Texas rangers near Pulvo, Tex. An upset price of $18,000,000 was established by the Federal District Court In California for the Western Pacific railroad at a foreclosure sale. A tornado blew tho Wabash fast mail train No. 17, Chicago to St. Louis, from the track near Saunemln, 111., in juring eighteen or more persons. Ono may die. A general strike was called at Kan sas City by the Building Trades Coun cil which will render idle 25,000 mem bers of the allied crafts, council offi cials stated. AH stock exchanges in Mexico have been ordered closed by a decree is sued in Mexico City, according to re ports received by Consul Garcia at El Paso, Tex. The wealth of James J. Hill, who died at St. Paul, Minn., after an oper ation, Is estimated all the way from $100,000,000 to $500,000,000. He was probably worth between $200,000,000 and $250,000,000. Gen. Jose Yncs Salazar and the three privates who followed him to the end of bis harmless revolution, appeared before Gen. Gavira In the Juarez headquarters and obtained safe conduct papers to allow them to return to their homes and civil life. WASHINGTON The Senate passed House bill for reclamation of 2,300,000 acres In Ore gon grant, Oregon and California rail road. The House passed, 358 to 4, naval appropriation bill carrying Increased building program substantially as re ported from committee. America heads the list with 66, CC2 postoffices, Germany is second with 49,848; then follow England with 33,738; Russia with 18,000; France with 13.000 and Italy and Austria each with 9,500. Prices paid producers for meat ani mals continue to Increase. From April 15 to May 15 the Increase was 1.7 per cent compared with an aver age decrease of 1.7 per cent during the same period in the last six years. President Wilson probably will make speeches during the summer In New Yora, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver and other cities. . The nomination of Louis D. Bran dels of Boston to the Supreme Court to succeed the late Justice Lamar, was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 47 to 22. Charles C. Glover, president of the RIggS National Bank, and Henry Flatbnr and ,WlllSani Fluí her. officials in the same institution, were found not guilty of perjury In the District Supreme Court. FOREIGN The sKgreniile German Iohsps before Verdun are set at about 350,Ouo by the Petit Parisian. Lieut. Sir Ernest Shackleton, tho Antartlc explorer, has arrived safely at Port Stanley, Falkland Islands. In the attacks on the British Islet from sea and air during the war 2,- 166 persons have been killed or wounded. Tho number of deaths is 650. Lloyd's reported that the British steamers liaron Twcodmouth and Julia Park, both unarmed, had been sunk. The British steamer Lady Nln Ian is reported sunk. Vigorous cheers for tho czar marked the reassembling of the Rus sian duma at Petrograd to pas a number of measures designed to carry the Russian arms to victory. At Elbing, Prussia, the German em peror appeared in the role of a otreot car passenger. Ho boarded a crowded street cor and paid his groschen ten pfennigs like the other passen gers. Phenomenal cold, for this time ol the year, prevails throughout Russia Tho street cars at Kazan have been stopped by snow. The temperature at NIzhnl-Novgorod is at tho freezing point. One hundred nnd ninety-five neu tral ships loaded with goods from Scandinavian countries for the Unit ed Kingdom have been eoptured by the Germans and taken Into German ports slnco October, 1914. Official figures published by the Brltith embassy show that up to t'je end of April neutral nations had lost 121 ships sunk by submarines. In the list appears one American ship tho Leclanaw, sunk last July. British casualties in May were much heavier than In either of tho two preceding months. The total from all fields of operation, as compiled from publibhed lists, Is 1,767 officers and 28,470 men. The total in March, including officers and men, was 20, 424 and in April 20,511. SPORTING NEWS Stniidlnic ' Weeteru I.rnunp flulia. I'liibd Won. L.imt. I'et. Lincoln ;ii 15 .571 Omaha 2H )fi .671 IeH Moines 1 18 .543 Wichita Ill 17 .f2 Hloux City 17 IS .IS Tupek IS 20 .444 Di-nvrr 1! 19 .111 tit. Joseph 14 -'II .41 i Harry Ricde of Aspen won the de cision over Young Abe Attell of Den ver In a fifteen-round bout held at the McDonald auditorium in Neder land, Colo. The referee was Alphonso Ardourel, representative in the State Legislature from Boulder county. Katherine Harkins Sullivan, wifa of John L. Sullivan, once heavyweight champion, died at Abingdon, Muss., ot cancer, of which she had been 111 two years. She was the boyhood sweet heart of tho pugilist and was married to him after encji had been divorced. Flfenilla, owned by E. Hulton, won the New Derby, the classic event of the English racing season, at New market, England, from a field of ten starters. Kwangsu, owned by A. W. C. Falrle, and the favorite, ran sec ond, and Nassovian, owned by .1. P. Sanford, ran third. Even it Frank Moran was whipped by Jess Wlllard It did not put hlir out of the financial running. Frank'i name was signed in New York to pa pers that will give him $25.000 fot his share of a match with Jack Dil lon of Indianapolis at Washlngtor park, Brooklyn, June 20. Dillon v.lli get $10,000. GENERAL Oil fuel now is used on forty rail roads in the United States. Dr. Arthur ,Warren Walte was sen tenced to die in the electric chair dur ing the week of July 10 the penalty for the murder of his father-in-law, John E. Peck, of which he was con victed. Reports of the reported victory ol the German navy in a North sea bat tie with the British floet caused Joy aboard the interned German crulbert Eltel Frledrlch and the Kron Print Wllhelm at the navy yard at Norfolk Va. Gen. J. J. Pershing warned Gen. Gabriel Gavira, the Carranza bordei commander, at Colonia Dublan, ac cording to messages relayed to E! Paso, Tex., that he must keep Mexi can soldiers "a safe distance" from American bases. Concentration ot three batteries of the Sixth Field Artillery at Douglas, Ariz., opposite the region In Mexico where Mexican troops have been con centrated, has been ordered by the War Department, following a sugges tion by Gen. Funston. MlBB Margaret Fisher, the first "war bride" of the Texas National Cuard, was married at San Antonio, Tex., to Corporal Walter Riinmer, Company L, Third Regiment, who promised to "love and cherish" and then stepped Into the ranks to leave for service on the border. Company L acted as "best man" at the cere mony. Nine persons were killed and thirty-five Injured when a northbound passenger train on the Mexican rail way was In collision with a south bound freight train near Rodriguez, Méx., forty miles south of Nuevo Laredo. Those killed were five train men and four passengers, all Mexi cans. Twenty persons were killed or wounded In an outbreak at Mara calbo, Venezuela, against Gen. Garcia, who has been appointed president of the state ot Zulla, succeeding tempo ary Presiden: Aranguren. NEW MEXICO STATE NEWS tV estera Kewepaper Union New 8ervlce. inn 111 Annual Convention New mfiioo ritmdajr Scbuol Aeaociauon at jLas Vegas. -ilsh Rite Reunion at Monta VA July 4-6. Cowboys' Reunion t L Veptn. Auk. 3 Republican State Convention at Hnnta K. Auk. 30 Demlcratlo State Convention at Kantm Fé. Sept. 4-7 8tnt Tennis Tournament at Koawell. Oct. S- New Mexico Bnnker" Ancl- tiion convention at urina kiiou. Arls. Tucumcari Is to have a big grain elevator. Dexter's new alfalfa mill is nearlng completion. Tho Boy Scout enrollment in Bele-i Is growing. The Boys' bund at Socorro has been reorganized. Deming's new armory has been formally accepted. A rest room for farmers has beon started at Roswell. Three residences were burglarized In ono night at Raton. A now M. E. church is being planned at Columbus. The framo work Is up for Dayton's new canning factory. A branch of the Red Cross Society has been organized at Gallup. Chester Judd of Maxwell, had his skull crushed in a brawl at Raton. Roy people own a total of twenty six tractors which now are in use. Plans (or a big Fourth of July celo bratlon at Silver City are maturing. Drilling for oil on the Anderson place, near Columbus, Is being pushed A state chapter of tho American Mining Congress has been organized at Silver City. A deal for a trainloau of yearlings was consummated at Clovls, involving nearly $30,0v0. Magdalena end Tucumcari have sent contingents to the State Guard camp at Columlms. There Is talk In Roswell of estab lishing a flouring mill to caro for tho vulley's wheat crop. Work has been commenced on the construction of a fino highway from Deming to Columbus. The Rev. J. C. Gage of Hope, ono Df the pioneer preachers of the state, died after a brief illness. It Is stated that 10,000 acres of cot ton will . be raised this season in Chaves and Eddy counties. Mrs. Alice G. Ward ot San Rafael was so seriously burned that she died after suffering untold agony. Tyrone, a copper camp in the Burro mountains, is to have a bank. The capital stock will be $50,000. Jose Mora of Bernalillo county and Felix Gonzales of Socorro county ie restored to citizenship. : es county now owes the farm ers, trappers and nesters over $16,000 for wild animal bounty money. The Slate Land Commissioner's of fice is taking steps to end timber trespass on state lands In western New Mexico. Barnett Hardin, 20 years old, was fatally crushed at Tyrone when he became entangled in the machinery oi a churn drill. Wheat has reached a height o; three (eet on the plains country near Tucumcari, it is reported, and rye is a foot higher. A movement (or a (louring mill at House has assumed proportions which Indicate the early erection of such a plant. It Is expected that the surveyed hut unapproved for settlement sections south of Springer Boon will be thrown open (or entry. Excavation (or the foundations of a new building on the site ot the old Sacred Heart church In Gallup has been commenced. To fill the unexpired term of II. F Boone, R. F. Prentice was appointed referee In bankruptcy for Quay and Guadalupe counties. The governor named delegates to the meeting of the Ocean-to-Ocean Highway Association to be held al Magdalena July 1G. Ella Wilson has sued Barney Mo Keefray In the Socorro county Dis trict Court for $10,000, alleging breach of promise. Harry M. Steece of the Department of Agriculture, Is touring the state looking for new varieties of plants suited for growth in the arid regions. Robert Whltt ot Raton wai awarded a verdict, of $4,500 against the New Mexico-Colorado Coal & Min ing Co. for Injuries received In 1912. He sued tor $20,000. Dr. C. E. Driles, the Chico home steader charged with the killing of Woolfolk brothers, waived prelimi nary examination at Raton and was bound over to the grand Jury, with out bail. Brlles admits the killing but declares the same was done in self-defense. Forty educators in and out of the state applied (or the position of su perintendent ot schools of Silver City. A tare and a third has been grant id by the railroads (or the Scottish Rite reunion at Santa Fe, June 19-St HOY VilfEDOUT BY FIRE HIGH WIND FANS BLAZE IN NEW MEXICO TOWN. Stores, Bank, Postoffice and 6aloons Destroyed Before Flames Were Brought Under Control. Weatern Newspaper Union New Service. Springer, N. M. Fire practically destroyed the town oí Roy Wednes day morning. The (Ire originated in a frame building adjoining the lum ber yard of the Floorscheim Mercan tile Company, In the northwest part ot town, and, being helped by a strong northwest wind, Epread rapid ly. All mercantile establishments were destroyed, as were several sa loons, the bunk, postoifice, telephone exchange and several residences. TJie EI Paso & Southwestern rail road rushed several tralnloads of water to help in fighting the fire and the last report given was that tho fighters would probably save the E. P. ft S. W. depot and freight ware house. , Roy has 1,000 Inhabitants. Early estimates ot the loss place it near $100,000. Brothers Shot to Death by Husband. Raton. Fred and Paul Woolfolk, brothers, living on a homestead forty-two miles south of here In Colfax county, were sket and killed. The authorities are holding Dr. C. R. Brels, who lives on an adjoining homestead. In connection with the killing. Tho shooting is said to have grown out of charges that the Woolfolks had been attentive to Mrs. Brels. While going to the Woolfolks place, Brels Is said to have told the two men he had a "score to settle" and used a Win chester rifle. Three shots were fired, two of which inflicted fatal wounds. Brels immediately left the ranch, went to the home of a constable and surrendered. He was brougui here later. The bodies of the Woolfolk brothers were brought here. The body of Fred was burned, his clothing supposedly having been set on fire by the discharge of Brels' gun. Democrats Elect Twelve Delegates. Albuquerque, New Mex. The Demo cratic state convention elected twelvo delegates to the Democratic National Convention, giving each a half-vote. Following are the delegates elected: ' Arthur Sellgman, Santa Fé; Clar ence Chambers, Gallup; Numa Fren ger. Las Cruces; J. M. Casaus, Santa Fé; Albert Blake, Artesla; Jackson Agee, Silver City; George E. Cook, Socorro; Juan J. Duran, Clayton; Rom Ross, Albuquerque; Lieut, Gov. E. C. De Baca, East Las Vegas; Sam O. Bratton, Clovls, and B. A. Pino, So corro. The Democratic Btate committee voted to hold the party's nominating convention, at which state and con gressional candidates will be chosen, at Santa Fé. The date was fixed for Wednesday, Aug. 30, a week after the Republican state convention. Horse's Kick Crushes Boy's Skull. Logan. While assisting his father to hitch a team to a wagon, Thomas Kingston was kicked on the head by one of the horses. His skull was crushed and he died Instantly. He was the 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kingston. ' Woman Killed by Explosion. Roswell Mrs. Michale Wilson, who was blown through a window when a pan ot gasoline, in which she had been cleaning clothing, exploded, did not regain consciousness before her death and how the accident occurred will never be known. New Mexicans Deny Delinquency. Santa Fé. Commenting upon re ports from San Antonio that mem bers of the New Mexico National guard might be court-martialed for alleged failure to respond for muster into the regular army service, Gov. W. C. McDonald said: "So far as I am Informed, all officers and enlisted men of the New Mexico National guard responded to the call to go to the border. The shortage of men in the New Mexico regiment was due not to the failure of members to re spond, but to the tact that the units had fallen below peace Btrength." Incendiaries Work In National Forest Santa Fe Nine forest fires, burn ing approximately over 3,000 acres and said to have been set by human agencies, have occurred on the Santa Fe National Forest alone this spring, the worst record In the history of the forest service. After seventy-two hours work a bad (Ire which burned 300 acres of (lne timber and threat ened the town of Gascon, San Miguel county, was extinguished by fifty men. Man Hanged and Shot. Albuquerque. A telegram received from Danville, 111., says the body ol Frank Snlvely, mutilated by bullet holes and bearing the mark of a rope about the neck, arrived from Magda lena, N. M. Snlvely's death first wat reported due to heart failure. Named Deed Commissioner. Santa Fe George II. Corey, of New York City, was appointed a com missioner oj deeds for New Mexico by Governor McDonald. 1 f Htg.UI.Cei.W'l. Keep Kids Klccn Tnm so prmeneaX, huMtA, Tyfmf rrrsbttrta ever .wrttd Urn ehudrm ymn e4 MxV mmm pssca witfc drop b-rbu r ur am t nm to ft ny orrtiffittMa. rvlwfte m W dmtm, and Woe imI whM h-krry ripnfor U1 rcrVMVftaufsd. Abo twftts-r Wesft, f-t-enVT tBsUrrial rW k tíam. cavdV hiña, ten m cUft mi 4 I KUdrraDtitrhwkwA elbow 75c the suit Prow wfamm4mxÍTTa i riH evTkri them, ebart unotó ;t f " Í M frrapl o poet tx". ftth, j A.N CD rC H Tkej Fio Vh BewareW InvMiom. Imk he TsJrV lh.Tw.Hai llxi Ufad. Levi Strauee A Co., San Francisco Inrht GRAND Mi at the P. P.LC DAISY FIT KILLFR gí ríl VT, wHtr""l'i" vari WIU ot Mil mr i .i v t D t a e . aild alera - S&auLS MUIl, IN Salk a SnaHy. T. Motorcycle Baraalns f rjM-d and rebuilt nwtorrrrtea. i. Ve mint twu. UnaranUM-d: ltiudif 1rrtt Hu.rhiiw.!.'! 'r tut and mrajo " " a. I'M Ma to AirroOYOfaB Co., litbAIMwr., lnrr ÍÉSWTÉb of all kinila In car lokd lota. We psy Msbrat mmr Icet price. Write or wire for price. The C4r-aa Irea A Motml Ce 3th A LariaMr S4a Dowrar. Cele. UNIVERSITY OF DENVER Pnmm-nr Hcbool. Jim 19 to Jnlf . BiH-Mln mmnt On rvqUMk CHAftUULXOft ttTElslltLO. Robber Stamps fUTAIJ BTFNCIIJ' Ca.Ht.hJtn Novelty C'n. 1SS8 burnt M.,le(lTaf EAT QUEER THINGS IN PINCH Find Satisfaction In Stew Made of Vest, Shoelaces and Sledge Gear. There Is naturally much talk in war time ol rations and food supply, and the possibility or probability of starving out one or other of the bel ligerents. But it Is amasing what peo ple will eat at a pinch. A recent arctic explorer seriously advised the wearing of skin clothing In preference to woolen, simply and solely because, if the worst came to the worst, one's outfit could be stewed for a meal, or at any rate given to the dogs! Well, when a man finds enjoyment and a sort of Inward satisfaction In a stew made of his vest, his shoelaces, and his sledge gear, he must be pret ty "peckish," and when be gets back to civilization he will make a model husband, never likely to turn up hl nose at cold mutton on washing days. The blehop ot Yukon thinks noth ing of eating his boots. He had prob ably declared he was ready for that operation many a time when he was a boy, but he has actually done it since he came to man's estate In hit case, the great gold field of arctH; Alaska. Tip From Father. "I am surprised at yon!" 'Why, what have I done?" "When I told you I wanted to marry yonr daughter, you said yon would try and make me solid with her and her mother; but you have been knocking me to them ever since." "My hoy, If you don't know enough about women to know that that is the way to help you, you ought not to marry." . The Way of It. "How are school troubles going?" "In the usual way by the board." 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