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AND THE CIMARRON CITIZEN ESTABLISHED I672TNEW VOL VI ' CIMARRON. COLFAX COUNTY. NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY. APRIL 30, 1914. NO. 17 CIMARRON HOLDS THE KEYS TO THE KINGDOM OF COLFAX" Interesting Ball Game Played Here Sunday Miami and Cimarron Cross Bats For Laurels; Home Boys Win; Will Play at Miami, May 10. Sunday' last the Miami and Cim arron teams crossed bats on the local diamond, and amid the cheers of a representative crowd of spec tators, donned their togas afd for nearly two hours played an inter esting game that was highly appre ciated. It was the best and most interesting game played this sea sod. Both teams showed their ability to give a good exhibition when they have an opportunity. The Cimarron players were pick ed from the Continental and town teams. The score was to to 11 in favor of the local team. On Sun day afternoon, May 10 the teams will cross bats at Miami, on which day the district Sunday School con vention will be held at that place. The lineups of the teams were: Cimarron Maestes pitcher Brooke catcher Pepe ist basr Fanning and base Toson short stop Gallagher ltd base Crook center field Veller left field Kennard right field Miami Dickerson .pitcher Dennis catcher O. Dennis ist base Mohler 2nd base A. Coon short stop Winelan 3rd base J. Coon left field H. McEndorfer center field C. McEndorfer right field Ball Game At Maxwell Next Sunday Hoi for Maxwell. Get out your horn and join the crowd to the Al falfa City next Sunday, where the Cimarron and Maxwell teams will fight for the toga. Make your pre parations at the earliest possible moment to get there even though you have to walk; but by all means cheer up the local players when the game is called. You are needed in the crowd to encourage the boys to win the game, so be present. Sev eral auto loads of enthusiasts have signified their intentions of going, and undoubtedly a large number of others will go. The Cimarron team consists of the best plavers in town and will give a good exhibition on that day. Maxwell has a eood team and it is expected that the two teams will play for the best that's in them to win the laurels. Maxwell will play a return game some time in the near future and it is expected will be largely repre sented. Ray Whiteman went to Raton thr first of the week on business matters. Brooks Store Undergoes Some Changes The Brooks Mercantile store is undergoing some important inter ior changes, Contractor Scott hav ing charge of the work. A balcony with 400 square feet of floor space is being constructed in the center of the store building to increase the floor space to allow for a much better display of their merchandise. The company will carry a com plete line of furniture which will ar rive in the near future, and which will be put on display in tSe bal cony for the convenience of the purchasing public. Mers Too Free With Road Money Say Maxwell People From Maxwell comes the report that J. J. Jefiers, who was relin quished from his duties as county road commissioner by the gover nor several weeks ago, was quite extravagant in that vicinity having all the symptoms of graft connect ed with the expenditure of 1500. The citizens of that town protest ed to the governor and demanded to know what had become of the money, susequentlv Jeffers was re moved from the office. One Must Hang; Six Others Convicted By Quay Co. Court On Monday at the Ouay county district court, Judge Leib sentenc ed Caria Van Sickle to be hanged June 26, for the murder of Douglas Anderson. Six others were sen teuccd to the penitentiary to from one to two years each. T. S. Hunt who was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of ist degree murder, was bound over to await the next session of court He was placed in the county jail at Tucumcari. District Attorney Remley is do ing some valuable service for the state in being instrumental in se curing six convictions and convict ing the man who must pay the death penalty on June 26, at one session of the court. He will have several bard prosecutions when the Colfax county district court con venes next month. Mines Are Working Full Capacity Now Not an idle man in the E'town and Red River mining districts is the report that comes from there. Every mine is working in those camps and the prospects are better for rapid development this spring than they have been in the history of the camps. The mines have been equipped with the most modern and up-to-date machinery during the past winter months, to enable the devel opment of the properties at a fast er rate. The Deep Tunnel com pany is drilling Baldy Mountain at the rate of four feet a day and will soon be in the center, when it it expected that the mother vein will be tapped. Everv indication points to most promising developments in the mines and new companies are be ing organized and incorporated to develop new properties that are very promisinsr. Dr. Shuler Of Raton Mentioned Governor Candidate At the meeting of the Democrat ic State Central committee held in Santa Fe, Saturday, to mend the broken parts within its ranks, the Democrats spoke highly of Dr. . J. Shuler, the present mayor of Raton, as a possible candidate for governer on the Democratic ticket in 1016. The Democrats could make no better choice than Dr. Shuler. Other candidates were spoken of at the same meeting for different offices which will be changed with the election in November. Con gressman Fergusson will undoubt edly be nominated on the ticket to succeed himself. The meeting was more of a love- fest than anything else. Miami Locals The first run of water for this season was made this week. The water is being used on the alfalfa fields and on the newly broken sod lands. Several of our farmers are pre paring to feed bogs and sheep the coming fall. Several hundred ac res of peas, barley and corn have been planted for this purpose. The Golay brothers finished planting 100 acres of corn this week. Experiments have demon strated that corn is a profitable crop when used for fattening pur poses. M. N. Mikesell has added much to the appearance of bis borne place by putting in cement walks and planting trees. Mesdames Shephard and Ritcb ey took part in a business meeting held by the Springer Women's Progressive club last Friday. They are active members of this club. Mrs. Coustantine Webber and daughter went to Dawson, Tues day to join Mr. Webber who is em ployed at that place. H. Harmon Badly Hurt In Runaway Saturday night about 8 o'clock near the residence of T. H. Moen oh the Mora road near Las Vegas, runaway occurred which resulted la the injury of Henry Harmon, a resident of the vicinity, and the light injury of Mr. and Mrs. Ad olph Bevcik, also residents of that district. I The accident occurred when the horse being driven by the party on their way to Las egas, where Mr. Harmon was to tpke the train for Las Cruces, became frightened and threw the oceupants of the convey ance to the ground. Mr. Harmon suffered several broken bones and numerous scratches, while Mr. and Mrs. Beveik were only slightly in jured. It will be necessary for Mr, Har mon to postpone hi trip for sever al weeks as a result of the acci dent. He resided in Cimarron to gether with bis family for more than a year, and has many friends here who regret to hear of his in jury. 6000 Refugees Transferred To Ft. Wingate, N. M. Two trainloads of U. S. troops arrived at Ft. Wingate, N. M. on Wednesday to take charge of the 'ooo Mexicans federal prisoners to be removed from Ft. Bliss toa safe distance from the border. Three hundred and eighteen men and horses are in the troops. The Santa Fe railroad company has been called upon by the govern ment to furnish facilities to move the entire tefugee camp within the next four days. The men will be taken through Albuquerque. Raton Snapshots The touring car that was stolen from a Denver garage on April 5, aud found stored in National gar age Sunday, was returned to its proper owner in Denver, Wednes day. The two men guilty of the theft have not been apprehended. The dog poisoner has made his annual appearance in Raton, and as a result many canines and bith mongrels have made their exodus to dog-heaven. With a few minor changes the plans and specifications for the municipal building and fire station are complete, and it is expected that work will be started at most any time. The building will be completed by October 1. The sociability tourists of Colo rado, from Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Trinidad will arrive in Raton on May 4. The guests will be elaborately entertained. Card of Thanks We desire thank the people of Cimarron and vicinity who so kind ly assisted us in our recent be reavement, in the death of Harry A. Stafford. Mrs. H. A. Stafford and family Frank R. Knotts Will Turn Over Much Sod On The Rayado Company Buys Gas Tractor, Plows and Separator; Will Use It On The Ranch Extensively. Boy Scouts Organize A Musical Assn. The Boy Scouts of Cimarron on Tuesday evening organized a brass band of thirteen pieces, with a sal aried leader. The organization was cleanlv perfected on that even ing at Scout Headquarters amid much enthusiasm, with Alfred Mas ten as treasurer and Chas. Masten as secretary. H. C. Ellis was retained as di rector and leader of the band at a stipulated salary, and will instruct the players each Tuesday evening at Scout Headquar''"--,. The plans at the present are tu give a concert some time in the near luture when they have mastered a sufficient number of pieces to warrant them in so doing. The organization while still in its infancy, is in a flourishing con dition and should receive the mor al support of the citizens of Cimar ron. Local Showers Conducive To Good Crops Showers visited this section on Wednesday as well as some hail and minor electrical storms in the atmosphere. The showers, while they were of short durations, have been very beneficial to the farmers, fruit growers and ranchers, who will not be compelled to irrigate lor some time. The soil contains a large amount of moisture at this time, and it is thought by irriga tionists that one irrigation will be sufficient this year for big crops. Statement Statement of the ownership, man agement, etc., of the Cimarron News and Citizen, published week ly at Cimarron, Colfax county, N. M. Alb. E. Sctproeder, editor, own er, and manager. Known bondholders and mort gagees holding 1 per cent or more of the stock, First National Bank, Cimarron Pub. Co., Inc., Cimar ron, N. M. I hereby certify that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Alb. E. Schroeder. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29th day of April, if 14. Herman C. Ellis, Notary Public. The Rayado Colonization com pany last week received a gas trac tion engine and 38 inch separator which they purchased in North Dakota froii parties at that place and had it shipped to Cimarron, from where it was taken to the Rapado Ranch Sunday. With the outfit came a gang plow with which eight furrows can be turned simultaneously. The engine and plow will be used at once to break up a large body of virgin soil on the ranch and put in a large acreage of grain and other staple crops. The mesa will be practically all ploughed up this spring and sown to crops. This body of land contains several thousand acres, and as much as can be ploughed will be put under a high state of cultivation and sold to farmers. The company antici pates the sale of all mesa land dur ing the present year, and no doubt the land will be farmed next year by manv prosperous families. No Funds To Move The State Militia It is understood that Governor McDonald has issued a statement setting forth that while be does not expect the national guard to be called into service soon, the guard is in complete readiness for march ing orders aside fiom the fact that it has no funds for mobolization, a situation which the governor ascribes to the failure altbe stand patters in the recent session of the legislature to provide funds for militia emergency service. The guard must have orders from the federal government accompanied by the cash before going into the field. Governor McDonald has ap pointed Gen. B. J. Vijoen captain of the national guard of New Mex ico, on the unassigned list. Vi joen is the famous Boer wart.or now living at La Mesa, this state. Publisher Must Face Serious Charge In Federal Court Benjamin F. Brown, at one time a member of the territorial legisla ture and publisher of the Mosque ro Sun, Union county, has been arrested on the charge of embezz ling more thai; $100 worth of mon ey order funds at Mosquero, where bis wife was postmaster and be was the assistant postmaster. He it to be arraigned before Judge W. H. Pope of the federal court next week.