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WHERE JFRl Í . . i.' i. i , . .i,. . -' " " ' GUY j Leland Spires returned home Wed nesday from Kansas, where he has been visiting the past month with his mother. -. Mrs. Chas. Poison. took very sick .last Friday and Dr. Bassett was call ed. She is still very ill and will be taken, Monday to the sanitarium. The family of Wm. Muse from east - of Cuates spent Sunday with W. G. Gonser and family. Mrs. J. W. Dickerson and son Vir gil went to Des Moines Thursday, af ter ranch supplies. Mrs. H. I. Carpenter and son Creed accompanied by Mrs. Francis Hester, and children, motored to Des Moines, Wednesday.. Mrs. Belle Feltch, returned home Monday after a four weeks stay at the Bassett sanitarium. Her health is considerably improved . J. P. Yeakel went to Clayton last week for an indefinite stay. ,A. N. Feltch was a business visit or at Cuates Wednesday. Mr. Wylie went to Des Moines Wed nesday to meet his daughter, and her husband, from Texas, who have come " for an extended visit here. They re port the heat there intense, register ing 125 in the shade and impossible to keep cool or sleep, by an electric fan. Worse places than New Mexico after all. With George Larkin as chauffeur, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shimp, motored over into Oklahoma, last week, for a visit with home folks. They intend being gone about 10 days. Mrs. Francis Hester and two little children of Moses, are visiting her sister Mrs. Hattie Carpenter. The house of Mrs. Chas. Poison is completed. Mr. Kcndrick of Cuates i finishing the carpenter work. Mrs . Poison has decided to stay in New - Mexico for some time yet, contrary to p. statement of a few weeks ago. D. C. Larkin and W. G. Gonser made a trip to Trinidad Wednesday in the little Ford. They returned Friday. 0. M. Ballou and Harry Larkin transacted business i:i Des Moines, Friday. The Four States Seed Co., have all kinds of turnip seed for sale. tfc30 Samuel Hayes, returned home last Wednesday from Oklahoma. lie says with the exception of wheat, crop prospects there, are no better than here. D. T. Quinlin and family, accom panied by Vern and Orville Thomp son, left Monday for Oklahoma, where they will put in the wheat crop on the formers place. A large number from here attended the dance at Mr. Quinlan's Monday night. The usual good time was had and a large crowd' attended. The Van Burens held their show at the Guy school house, Monday and Tuesday nights. Fair crowds attended and some thought it fino, but ye scribe can not report very favorably. Mrs. Bolle Feltch spent the week end with her daughter Mrs. J. E. Moore. We understand thrt D. C. Larkin and family contemplate moving back to their old home, very soon and his son George Larkin and wife will be in charge of the store and Post Office. Rev. Franklin, was in our vicinity last week and on Sunday morning gave us a splendid sermon, enjoyed by all present. Come again. Plant Herzstein's pure Turkey Red fall wheat and fall Rye. H. Herzstein Seed Co., Seed that Succeed. 30-31c . Lucas Triblehorn is the first man in this section, so far as we have heard to report roasting ears on his table, and Mrs. Jake Golbeck to have cu cumbers and ripe tomatoes to eat. About ninety people met at the Cot tonwood Grove Sunday p. m. and in dulged in ice cream. The freezers Were kept busy all afternoon, and an abundance of cream was made. To say all had a splendid time is mildly expressing it. It came ud verv rainv . looking late in the evening, but no .rain yet. , Attention Farmers and Stockmen , We have just purchased from the largest Mills in Texas, two thousand tons Oil Cake, 43 Protein or better, Texas prime double screened cattle cake, for Sept., Oct., and Nov. deliv ery. See us for prices before you buy. Otto-Johnson Merc. Co. 30-c GRENVILLE Mrs. Briggs of near Mt Dora was visiting and shopping here Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Otto and family and Mr. and Mrs. Robertson of Pat terson motored to Grenville Saturday. Emmerson Smith returned home Sunday from Kansas, where he had been working in the harvest fields. Mrs. E. L. Stone who has been on the sick list is reported better. Quite a number from here attended the picnic Friday near James dam and all say they had a most delight ful time. - Mrs. Cudd is entertaining Mrs. Lloyd South of Des Moines this week while Lloyd is away on business.' Mr.' Evans' little son Prenice has gone to Texas, to spend the fall and winter with his mother., . John Urton and family have mov ed back on their ranch after a short sojourn in town. John Perigo who has occupied Urton's house during their absence has also moved to his ranch. The hotel caught fire last Monday but the blaze was extinguished before much damage was done. Mr. and Mrs. Carley and son and daughter and husband of Lone Oak, Texas, are visiting here a few days with their old friends, Messrs. Light and Thorp. The Needle club which met at Mrs. Wolford's last Wednesday, was well attended. The following officers were elected, 'Mrs. George Scott, President; Mrs. A. Jones, Vice-president; Mrs. J. Wolford, Secretary. Plant Herzstein's pure Turkey Red fall wheat and fall Rye. II. Herzstein Seed Co., Seed that Succeed. -30-31c The various committees of the fair met at Grenville, Thursday and they decided it best to hold their play the night of the fair, September 28. Ev erybody invited. Brother Holtzclaw will hold services at the school house, August 20 at 3 p. m. All are invited. Mrs. George Scott was a passenger to Des Moines Saturday. She will visit Mrs. F. C. Cams an daughter, while there. Mrs. Cams is from Thorp Springs, Texas. She and Mrs. Scott were neighbors in Texas, so are old time friends. Mrs. Cams is here for the benefit of her daughter's health. Mr. and Mrs. E. U. Scott and child ren were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Child3 Sunday. B. Smith and son and daughter, Em merson and Rosa, spent Saturday with Mr. Week's and family. Dr. Muir and his mother-in-law motored in here from Clayton Friday evening and spent a few pleasant hours with us. They were enroute to Folsom. Mr. nnd Mrs. E. Cavanaugh and daughter Violet, were visiting and hopping in Clayton Friday. The dance here Friday night was attended. About 12 o'clock re freshments of sandwiches and lemon ade were served by Lola McClure. A most enjoyable time was reported by all. Attention Farmers and Stockmen We have just purchased from the largest Mills in Texas, two thousand tons Oil Cake, 43 Protein or better, Texas prime double screened cattle cake, for Sept., Oct., and Nov. deliv ery. See us for prices before you buy. Otto-Johnson Merc. Co. 30-c For Sale: One Twin cylinder, 1914 model Indian Motorcycle. Inquire of Homer Caudle, and inspect same. 28tfc ROYCE A party was given at the home of Earl Stoffard Wednesday evening. All report an excellent time. The school house is progressing, as those who have spare time are work ing upon it. H. J. Walbaum and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dee Pollard, John Day and fam ily were guests at E. J. Walbaum's home Sunday. Dick Cook spent the lust few days at his home in Tate, while waiting for repairs for the engine, but has re sumed work. The well is about 65 feet deep and no sign of water yet. Mrs. E. J. Waioaum returned from a visit at Tate with relatives the past week. Quite a number of this vicinity were in Clayton Monday visiting and some with horses and mules to sell ) SEDAN ;Mr. and Mr?. Robert Parsons went to Centerville to visit relatives, last week; - ' Miss Alice Johnson is visiting her sister in Dalhart Mrs. Ed Morrow arrived Monday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.' Chas. E. Farnsworth.r ' "!"' Mr. and Mrs. Thoma3 Gibbons en tertained Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Seeley and the Holiness pastors Stockton and Waddel on Wednesday evening. Ice cream was served. J .. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Christerson and children were Amistad visitors on Thursday, taking dinner at Pastor Geo Brandstetter's. A dance was given on Saturday night a week ago by the Chas. Gib bons family, who are residing on the Thomas Gibbons homestead. 0. A. Howell moved his family to Clayton last week where they will make their future home. They have ben residing in the J. S. Piersall house. A. 0. Donoho and family and Mr. and Mrs. Archie Hyso went overland in Fords to Pampa, Texas, last week. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rickey serv ed ice cream to a number of friends at their home Wednesday night of last week. . Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Scroggin are camping out, herding their cattle on fresh pasture near the Texas line this week. : Wm. Lobb painted his house last week. . , Grandpa Baker has built a fine cot tage just west of A. 0. Donoho's place. ; T. B. Downs the Sedan Merchant is erecting a garage for his new car, he has a fine cement cellar underneath Mrs. Maggie Phelps and little son of Oklahmoa City are here visiting her sisters Mrs. George Messer and Mrs. Riley Foster. .. Al Stewart got a good supply of water in his new well but had to drill 250 feet and was much bothered with joint clay caving in. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Payne went to Harrington last Friday for several days visit with relatives. Rev. Blakemore accompanied by Miss Hilda Brandstetter and Mr. Her ber drove to Sedan, Sunday, Rev. Blakemore filling the Sedan and Lone Star apopintments of Rev. George Brandstetter. The ice cream social held by the ladies of the U. B. church was much enjoyed by all. A program of music, recitations and speeches made the evening more interesting. A fine general rain visited Sedan Monday night, which broke the many weeks drouth. Some crops are beyond help. Cyco. VANCE N. F. Kocher came . home from Coats, Kansas, Saturday. E. A. Henderson and family are vis iting his uncle Russell of Seneca, N. M. J. C. Sowers who returned from Kansas City in search of medical treatment is no better. ( ' John Garlock was selling dressed boef in Vance Thursday. W. C. Earnhart was in Vance Sun day morning. Mutt Taylor says the reason he got thrown at the Old Settlers reunion was because he didn't tie rocks to his feet. Bud Empson and wife were visiting in Vance Sunday. Milton Pool has returned from Colorado, rich in experience, but poor in purse. Otto White and family of Thomas motored to Vance Saiurday night to attend the dance at Mrs. R. B. Emp son's. Miss Gladys Gibbons of Sedan, with her "best fellow" was at the dance Saturday night. ' Mrs. J. D. Johnson and daughter-in-law were visiting in Vance Friday. Charley Quinn has a new motor cycle. Charley is now selling eggs for gasoline. T. M. Crandall and R. B. Empson were in Vance Monday looking after the new Vance school. Wm. Burkehart and son were bus iness visitor in Vance Monday. ' , On account of the continued dry weather, a total failure of crops is freely predicted for this country. One of the most sociable dances of the season was given at the residence of Mrs. R. B. Empson, Saturday eve nine. A host of young people as sembled there and tripped the light fantastic until the wee small hours of the morning. Music was furnished by Prof. Stephens and wife, and was well enjoyed by all. "Hummer, I LITTLE ADS MMHiiiariiEn Azar pays CASH for your produce. - The finest and most complete list of iced confections at the City Drug Store fountain. Htfc Complete line of goggles at Hay- don's. - - The finest and most complete list of iced confections at the City Drug Store fountain. l4tIC Rcfreshments that are really re- freshing at the City Drug Store foun tain. 1" You get real money for your eggs at the Azar Mercantile Co. loctf Monev talks loucijr than trade that's why we are prepared to handle all of your produce. Azar Mercantile Company. l&cti Have prescriptions filled at the City Drug Store. "tic Bibles! Bibles!! at Haydon's. The only place in town they can be bought. Azar Mercantile Company wants your produce it pays cash not trade unless you want it. 15ctf Remember our Drug department is more complete than ever. Skill and pure drugs enable us to fill your pre scriptions as they are written. Uur prices are standard. The Rexall store : -.- - 28-tf-c : Just received a car of extra fancy pea-green alfalfa hay. The best that ever came to Clayton. Phone your orders to the H. Herzstein Seed Co. Seed that Succeed.- . -.,..20tfc HLRE GOOD PEOPLE Is A Lumber' Yard Filled ' From Stem to Sterm With , The Best Lumber And Building Material While Nothing Keeps Better Than ; Well Seasoned Lumber We Bought It TO SELL TO YOU To Keep - , Prove It's Lasting Qualitites Big Jo Lumber Co. o , CLAYTON, NEW MEXICO "Thedford's Black-Draught Is the best all-round medicine 1 erer used," writes J. A. Steelman, of Pattonville, Texas. "1 suffered terribly with liver troubles, and could get no relief. The doctors said I had con sumption. I could not work at all. Finally I tried THEDFORD'S DRAUGHT and to my surprise, I got better, and am to-day as well as any man." Thedford's Black Draught is a general, cathartic, vegetable liver medicine, that has been regulating irregulari ties of the liver, stomach and bowels, for over ?0 years. Get a package today. Insist on the -genuine Thedford's. '. E-70 fill! low Well I S ft BLACK P & 0 Jewel Hammock Cultivator The first choice of every farmer who has more than one style. Every user satisfied. "It's the Way We Build them." High wheels, concave tires, light draft. Removable dust-proof . boxes with long bearings. Linch pins and washers inside the screw caps. . Chill ed hubs, no loose spokes. '. Regulator for fine depth adjustment; can be changed by fractions of an . inch. Cushion springs give an elastic move ment to gangs. Pressure on foot stir rups forces shovels into the ground. Extra strong square tube frame that will outlast everything else on the cultivator. ' '": "' - ' Safety locks on pendulums when transporting. Seat support adjustable for a tall or short driver, an easy' rider for anyone. Lever balances a light or heav y weight driver. Gangs sup ported by long and flexible masts, and shovels can be swung from side to side without lifting them from the ground. Shovels always at same depth when the gangs are swung sidewise. Lister Cultivator We build a complete line of culti vators for listed com, and in their construction we have combined ease of operation, simplicity, durability, ad aptability to varying conditons, and great efficiency. It is a favorite in localities where the soil is light. Simple, substantial, and especially suitable for first culti vation of listed corn. Drivers weight raises gangs. The shields raise with gangs or separately. Each gang com prises on 10, one 11 and one 12 inch disc. Bearings have oil soaked hard maple bushings. Easy to changs angel of gangs, or to reverse them for first or second cultivation. Run ners are sheathed on under side with sheet iron, and edges are shod with heavy hoop iron straps. "It's the Way We Build Them." No. 27-2 Row P. &0. Lister Cultivator Consists of two sets of gangs mount ed slidingly on a trussed spreader pipe. Turn table construction evenly distributes weight on the gangs, hold ing them level and preventing one side form going deeper than the other. Each gang follows its own row. Rol ler connection between the gangs and spreader pipe. Gang3 can be raised" as a unit, or shovels can be raised separately. Frame balances with tongue when raising gangs. Easy changs from first to second cultivation. The beunuga ..a. oil soaked hard mapcl bushings. Furrow wheels are adjjustable in or out. Extra high clearance for large corn, with long shield for smnll corn.' Hillside, Ridge Shovel and Eight Shovel Attachments can be furnished when ordered. For Sale by R. W. Isaacs lip