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LTTAf in 11 VV DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OE GOOD CITlZENSntP AND THE UPBUILDING OF THE COMMUNITY. Volume VIII Clayton, New Mexico, Saturday, January 9. 1915 No. 2 A ON II Mind Our Business Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 8. Pres ident Wilson today defended the policies of his administration before it large crowd of people which filled Tnmlin'on hull here. The president's ((dress was preceded by the dinning ..f "We Take Our Hats Off to You. Mr. Wilson." The president began his speech by declaring that be believed the peo ile of the country should keep tlieir minds on their own affairs rather l hmi much on Europe. The president said he admired An drew Jackson fnrhis fighting abili iiés. lie said the trouble with the republican party was that it "'hai not had a new Idea for thirty jears " "Every time the country really wants something new. i returns the democratic party to- power. Most advice taken by the republican party comes from the grandfather. "I am tired of staling in Wash ington, saying tweet things. I urn ulad tn be out among you where I chii say what 1 feel. "This country is now guided by the independen voter. Only about ne-third of the republican parly is progressive, and about two-thirds of the democratic partv are progressive. Therefore, the democratic parly is more progressive than the republi can party." The president called himse'f an SiT.linated -wvratrr;- - - dared, amidst aoplause, that the democratic party was carrying out tie progressive aspirations of the na lion. I'raUing the federal reserve i -t, he m id that this was the first time in years when January 1st had nut brought financial stringency to business men. "The democratic paity is still on trial. We have . not finished our work. We are going ahead. If any man or et of men should try to h.-eak up the solidity, of the demo cratic party, they would gain an un enviable position for themselves. The party must ' and will stand to nether." Suffrage is State Issue . Washington, .Tan. 6. President Wilson declined today for the sixth time since be entered the white house to support a federal const it u ti'inal amendment for woman suff rage. When a delegation of demo cratic women, who declar'd they had helped to elect him, presented the sixth formal petition, the presi dent repeated his previous declaration that he considered suffrage a state issue, i Union County Farmers Atten tion . v Beginning Monday, January 11th, 1915, for one week ending Saturday, January 16th. 1915,we will pay cash for ten cars thresh ed maize, two cars cane seed and two cars of millet seed. We will pay the highest cash price for the above stuff. You do not have to sell at Texline. We will pay the same or more, and if you have any grain to sell be sure and see us before you sell. It will be worth money to you. Otto-Johnson Merc. Co. Dn Nestor C. ,de Baca, county treasurer, spent several davs in the city this week attending to business connected with hu office. Cuates We wish all a Mappy New vear, . VV'e have been enjeying Tine wrath er lately, and everybody is feeling fine after the holidays. .Mr. and Mrs. Gloverand Mr. Geo. Kennedy spent Sunday at C T. Anderson's doing justice to a fiine turkey dinner. James Howard is reported better and is exoected home in a week or two. Mr Walter Gill is reported quite ill at present. Quite a crowd of young folks took Rich Johnson by surprise Sunday and informed him they had come for din ner. They report having a fine time and a dinner fit for a king- Cljde Huff and wife have moved tn their ranch home known as the Laudreth place. He will give a social dance Friday, the 15th. Every one should turn out and give these young folk a happy welcome. Mr, Brutler and wife and Mr. Fi sher and wife spent Sundar at the borne of Earnest Wood. The Fisher's entertained with music. W. T. Stone is verv low at this writing. He has failed very fast during the past lew weeks. He has the sympathy of the entire com munity. The dance New Year's Eve at the Lane schoolhouse was well attended i0LJlUl - IWmI Jtll ?feported by al!. Chester and Earnest Wood made a business trip to Texline Thursday. They took two big loads of maize. Aniel Poison, Ira Wood and Miss Sylvia Stone enjoyed New Year din net at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Hayes. Dr. Oliver has returned home after sending the holidays at Gren- villy. Mr, and' Mrs. G. M. Sprague spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Larkin. Patterson .The following persons were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. E Scott New Year's dav : J. R. Patterson and family, Mrs. Al Atchley and family, Glenn Knst and familr, Mr and Mrs. Ed Schiffner, Delbert Pat terson, Hiram Livingston, and Howard Coulter. Every one present tried their best to do justice to the fine dinne rerved by Mrs. Scott. ' Mrs. George Kost visited Sunday with her sister. Mrs. Haulb of near Clayton. John Patterson and Mr, Aurand made a business trip to Oklahoma last Werk. A small but jolly crowd enjoyej a sociable dance at the schoolhouse New Year's night. The "Bachelor't Club" attended the dance at Mt, Dora Saturday iiijrht. Will and Al Atchley and Willey made a trip to the moutains alter posts the last of the week. Will Oates baled hay for E. L. Reneau last week. , Mr. and Mrs. Albert Patterson visited Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Kost Sunday. Announcement I announce myself as a candidate for Justice of the Peace in Precinct No. I, and will appreciate the sup liort of the voters. !(Adv.) . L. W. Kingdom ' Will Beautify Courthouse Grounds The county commissioners in ses sion this week let the contract to J. E. Adams, a landscape gardener of Amarillo, Texas,, for the beautifying of the courthouse grounds. Mr. Adams is a graduate of the Agricul tural College of the State of Texas, and has had great success in his chasm profession. ' He absolutely guarantees his work. A large force of nien were put to work Thursday morning grading and enriching the grounds and preparing the seed bed. The seeding will be done in April. A large number of trees will also be set. 1'his should prove a popular move and the -commissioners should be commended for heir action, Mrs. Mary Harris, Dead Mrs. Mary Harris of . Gladstone, mother of Wm. Harris jr., died early this morning (Saturday) at the Win chester hnxpltal in ' this city. Mrs. Harris came to Clayton the first, of the week to attend to business he fore the probate - court concerning the estate of her late huslmnd, Wm. Harris, sr., and was enjoying the best of health until a few hours be fore her death. 'The hodv will, be shipped east for burial. Mrs. Harris was an old settler of Union county and had many friends who sincerely mount ir. Jeath v .. ,w. Tax Value $272.000,000 Santa Fe. N M., Jan 7 The to tal assessed valuation of New Mexico property was show n by the 1014 tax rolls received bv the traveling auditor it Í272.775.I45. The one-third on which taxes are collected amount to $90,925,049. The total valuation is two and a halt million less than last year. Baptist Services for Sunday, January 10, 1915 0:45 a. m. Sunday Scl.ool. 1 1 :00 a. m. Morning worship. Sub ject of sermon, New Testament prin ciples. 6:45 p. m- Young People's Union. Topic, The First Psalm. 7 45 p.m. Evening worship. Sermon, The Crea tion and the Creator. J. Q. Herrin, Pastor. J The Mission for the Spanish speak ing people is g'.ing on at the Catho lic Church. The attendance is in creasing at each exercise. Wanted One hundred relinquishments in Union county. See Jno. B. Sim mons, Clavton, N. M. Automobile for Sale , v Hudson 1913 model, first class condition, new top. newly painted. A bargain for cash, or exchange for livestock. H. C. Abbott, Mount Dora, N. M. J Walter Giles of the Cimarron, spent several day in the county seat this week looking after business be fore commissioners court, and straightening out hia taxas. J Announcement I announce myself as a candidate for Constable of Precinct Ko. I, and will appreciate the support of all voters. (Adv.) T.J.Crumley LOCALS INO PERSONALS H. ILtLaster and J. A. Arnhart of near Thomas, were traders in the city Tuesday. Don Francisco Miera i f near Been ham. attended tn business in ti.e city Monday and Tuesday. I. R. Dyche is a good cttixen and will make a good officer. Vote for him for justice of the peace. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Ellsberry of Dcs Moines, were in Clayton the first of the week- E. J. II. Orr of Des Moines, at tended to business in the cnuntv teat Monday and Tuesday. W. A. Steele of Beenham, atten ded to basnest in the citv the first of the week. Vote for a constable In whom jnu can place every confidence. Lon Cash is tiich a man. Jack Vernon of near Centerville, was a business visitor in thn city Thursday and Friday. J. F. Branson and R. P. Dunshee of Des Moines, were le the county seat Monday and Tuesday, J. Andret Pachcn, the Cuates merchant, was a business visitor in the city the first af the week. Henry Jones. the Cimarron ranchman, attended to business in Clavton the first of the week Rafel. Tixier, one of the democrats of -the Bueyeroa country, spentjeve- ral dais in the city this week looking after business and trading. H. H. Woodford, one of our good friends near Valley, was a business visitor and trader in the city the first of ihe week. We want to buy a car or two of recleaned beans áee us Otto-Jphnson Mercantile Co. Geo Hubbard of the Cimarron, was in town Mondav. He left Mon day afternoon for Trinidad. J. V. Cogdill of near Grenville. was a trader and business visitor in the clly Wednesday, R. M. Ruhottom of near Gren ville, attended to business in the city Monday. He brought In a big load of corn. The great Geo Kleine produc tion "Antony and Cleopatra" in eight parts will be exhibited at the Dixie Theatre, Monday, Jan uary 18th. Matinee 2:30 p. m. Harry Smith of near Arnett, Okla homa, and old' acquaintance of The News man, arrived in Clayton Wed nesday. He is looking for a location in a good country. E Godlove and Archie Johnes, of the Amistad country, were in the city trading the first of the week. While here Mr. Godlove squared his subscription account for another year. Wm. Lewis of Carmen Oklahoma, father-in-law of J. O. Tignor of west of town, arrived the first of the week for a visit with relatives. He Is favorably impressed with Union count v. B. T. Remley of Louisville, Ken tucky,' a nephew of Ben Peach, ar rived in Clayton Wednesday and will spend the winter with his uncle on the ranch. Mr. Remley Is greatly pleased with "the west," at he calls it. We know that person after spencing a few yeart in "the west," can never again be satisfied with "the east." New Lumber Yard t--of T. A. Gray has a large force men at work building sheds for a new lumber yard on lott east of the Couch garage. Several cart of lumber and other material have already arrived and more it on the road. Mr. Gray will cirry a complete line of lumber and building material. We are glad to tee a local man get into the lumber game in Clavton, and it, should at the least result in better service to the public. v' The, Sorority Singing Club Coming January 23. This aggregation of beautiful and talented voung ladies will be al the Opera House and render their parts on above date. Thry come with the highest of recommendations These ladies were coachd bv the famous Holmes Cowper, who consid ered them worth. Their service were so much in demand on account of the artistic success of their perfor- macet that it was no surprise to their friends when they learned of their engagement to sing. Harmon Fox, one of the leading merchants of Det Moines, was a busi ness visitor In the county seat Wed nesday. Go to the pulls Monday and cast tour vote for J. R. (B-ile) Dyche fur Justice of the Peace, and for Lin Cash for Constable. 'These men need no introduction, and you know they are right. ' Frank Ban.hart has s-jfficiently re covered from his recent illness toy again be on the street. Fred Heiman of the Albert coun try, attended to business in the county seat Thursday and Friday. ' Wint Smith of west of town, at tended to business in the city Thurs day. N. C. Light, the Grenville mer chant, attended to business in the city Tuesday. A. B. Christerson and A. J. Payne, two of the leading men of the Sedan country, attended to busi- ness in the city Friday. Miss Rettie Magruder, the popu lar clerk at Tixier't left Sundav for Folevj Missouri, to attend the bed side of her 'grandfather, who is seri ously ill. Don Jose Manuel Gonxa'et of near Bueyeros, was in the city this wee looking after business and meeting his many friends. Don Jose is al- Y ways a welcome visitor. C. C. Moorhead and Mrs. Moor head, of near Hayden, were In the city WeducaJy í Mia. Moorhead left Wednesday noon for Foley, Missouri, in response to a telegram informing her of the serious illness of her grandfather. ' Five Cents Proves It A GENEROUS OFFER. Cut nut this ad, enclose with 5 cents It Fol ey & Co., Chicago, III., writing your name and address plainly, and re ceive a free trial package containing Foley 't Honey and Tar Compound, for coughs, colds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills, for kidney and bladder complaints, backache, paint in joints rheumatism; and Foley Cathartic Tablets, a wholesome and thorough ly cleansing cathartic try all threa for five cents, the cost of mailing. Sold by City Drug Store.