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THIS CLAYTON NltWS) SATURDAY, PKRHUAUV 12. 1921. .
MOMS AROUT FRKIC.HT RATIÍS Donror, Colorado, Fob. 'A 1021. Mr. II. C. J'nrbor, Afeeul, Clayton, N. M. Jeur Sir: Referring to your letter of tho SWtli ulL, lelulive to eomplaint from the Chamber of Commorco at Clay ion and also oilier merchants in Ckiylon, relative to rate on grain íromiClaylon to Toxlino. I lmve tliin limitar unilor investi- ralli,,, nnA utIII itrt'lln Vnll fas Willi MR tho other concerns within a few days. You re truly, H. A. JOHNSON, Traffic Manager. Santa Fe, N. M., Feb. 5, 1081. Mr. M. C. Johnson, President, Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Clayton, N. M. Deur Sir: Referring to your teller of Jaiui ary 28lh, witii enclosures, relating to ratos on grain from Clayton to Tesas poinU: We are in receipt of coiumuniea lion fi"oin Mr. H. A. Johnson, Traffic Manager of tho Colorado iV Soulh ern Railway, in which be advises (hat the matter will be gien flit' most serious consideration, and he wilt write us further" in regard Ui samo within a few days. Kindly no- . lify all interested parlies. I. 1.1. Ani:r... .. ...... I Jll illlD UUJIllCbiUll JUU Ullf i ii-pi. Rssured that wo will use our bfjstj oiforls to bring about a more equit ablo adjustment in the rales com plained of to points in Texas. Veiy respectfully, Stale Corioration Commission, By, Hugh II. Williams, Chairman WATCH YOUH CIIKCKS ecnte such cases to the tuV. exlond on fuJI publicity and that nil persons may he warned of (he consequences to follow Respectfully yours, HUGH 1). WOODWARD, District Attorney. of the law. II should be made, clear to both. Uio members of the Chamber of Cominero and to I he public gener ally that prosecutions are not for Ihe purpose of collecting worthless checks bul for the purpose of pun ishing a crime and discouraging the practhie of giving worthless chucks. Any person who institute. a pros ecution under our criminal laws and then accepts payment of the chock and agrees to refuse lo pros ecute Mio offense further, ta him self guilty of a crime punishable by a severe penally. I am taking the liberty of submit ting a copy of this letter to our local papers in order that it. may he giv- Llncoln and "Sumner. Lincoln was modestly proud of his stature and of the effect of the physical man, especially when actuated by noble sentiments. Ho used to speak of ills height to every tall man he met, and to propose measuring an other gullelPM habit of self-gratMca-tion. The only refusal Jie Is known to have received whs from Charles Sumner, who was also tall and proud of his height. .Sumner was worrying the President, us lie often tlld, about some perplexing niHtter, when Lincoln abruptly challenged him to measure. "Sumner declined," said Lincoln, "makj lug a One speech about this being the timo for uniting pur fronts against the enemy, and not our backs. But I guess lie was afraid, tliouuh he is a good plcce of n man. I have never had ninth to do with lilsiiops where V live, but, do you know, Sumner Is my idea of a bishop." Harper's Weekly. Tronido In The Sanctum The foreman enlnred tho editorial sanctum. Ho whs surprised lo find the editor's faco lindly bruised. "Had a fall down stairs?" asked the foreman, "No, il's our account of the Jones-Smith wedding, which ought to read, 'Miss Smith's dimpled sWning face formed n pleasant con trast with Mr. Jones' strong, bold physiognomy. " "And Ibis is how it reads, 'Miss rimilh'a pimpled, skinny face, formed a pleasant contrast with Mr. Jones' stony, bald physiognomy." , "Send that proofreader to me,, be continued, throwing one blood-alain ed handkerchief1 in the wnstebasket and searching for a clean one "there's fight left in me yet." Subscribo Tor The News, cheap at TO L1CASB. " Woll improved 7.003 acre ranch, six miles from Tucumcnri. New Mexico. Plfnily of wntor. Address Ilox 801 Tucumcnri. N. M. "- His Sacrifice Mrs. II. What have you overdone to save other men iifferine and misery? Mr. HI married you, didn't I? --Answers, Loudon. The News $8.00 per year. NATIVE TRIÍ1ÍS "drown at Plalnview on the Plains," established 1007. Propagators of tho famous "Com paro Cherry" which will bear second year prom planting; a cross holttn ldum and oberry never faHs iil'fhe coldest season. We know Un iwie lies of fruit, shade and ornamental trees best suited lo the rugged cli mate of West Texus and New Mexico and we grow tjiem by the thousands. bona lor catalogue or wwi u yo oriier. i'iamview nursery, l'lainvti Texas. I WHEN IN CLAYTON COME IN AND MAKE YOUU HliADQUARTltRS AT THE DIXI TORE UlllCIti: YOU WILL KIND PRICES ON MERCHANDISE RE DUCED TO SUIT THE TIMES. .Clayton, New Mexico, Feb. 1, 1021. Mr. J. I-'. Luusford, Sec, Chamber of Commerce, CtayUin, N. Mex. Der Sir: I ant informed that the Chaniher of Commerce is Inking some slops looking Inward Ihe organization of a movement against Uie loo common practice of issuing worthless checks. One of the local banks has in formed me that in Ihe opinoin of the bank officials here is twenty or Iwonly-fivo thousand dollars rep resented by worthless checks which are being flouted on Clayton and Ihe people of Union county. If true thu constituios a very serious condition. My information is that the mem hers of the Chamber of Commerce will furnish your office with lists ot tho unpaid checks they have on ami thai your office will disseminate information to the loctl merchants and business men as to the parlies wbo are making the practice of giv ing cheeks without having money in Mm banks to meet Ilium. Permit me lo offer the assist uice of tho District Attorney's office in conuco, lion wilh this camhpaign. . Chapter ' of the Laws of 101!) proscribes a penally of not exceed ing $i,000 fine or imprisonment for Hot exceeding five years or both for issuing worthless chocks with in tenL to defraud and provides that unless the check or draft bus ben paid within ten days after notice ot its dishonor by Hie bank, the failure to cover the check constitutes pri ma facie evidence of a fraudulent intent on the part of the drawer of the check. If your office will furnish me. the names, of any parties which the data in your office show as being babit ual offenders, 1 shall be glad to pros- As Lincoln la Remembered. Tho work lie did, the sum of bis deeds mid their Kient fruitage, may Inspire the chronicler of our national life and the recm-der of CSod's hand writing In tho íuuuils of Ills world; but to the rank and file, who know but vaguely the details of his heroic achievements, tho memory of Lincoln takes the form of a warming, loving, naddenlng personal presence, a latter day reflection ot the everlasting Mah of Sorrows. Why Lincoln Helped a Bug. President Lincoln was walking with a Mend about Washington and turned back for some distance to assist a beetle that bad Kit on Its bark" and lay on Uio walk, lep spniwllnir In air, vainly trying to turn Itself over. The friend expressed surprise that the President, burdened with the cares of a warring nation, should Hud time to spare In assisting a hue. "Well," said Lincoln, with that homely sincerity that touched the hearts of millions of his countrymen, "do you know that if I had left that lm: struggling there on his back I wouldn't have fell Just right? I wanted to put hlln on bis feet and give him an equal chance with all the other bugs of his clnsK." Cut Lincoln Off His List. ficneral Huldekoper In JS02 detailed two companies of his regiment to guard President Lincoln's summer resi lience, lie saw the President constant ly and they became real friends. The llrst time the general met the President. Lincoln, who had beard thnt the Iluldekopers came from Holland, Inquired: "What Is the difference be tween an Amsterdam Dutchman and any oilier iliimn Dutchman?" And the general, who admired Lin coln above all other Americans, adds: "If I had bad any awe of the Presi dent It was then and there forever gone." Olrard, tn Philadelphia Ledger. - " - i-i-ir-.iiiniiiu .i iiurxj Trir i j-i, -utj- ju ir )-uuiiii iTV" i " r" IT " -y- - - ----- - - LnL You should know why Camals arc so unusual, so refreshing, s Satisfying". First, qtoality second, Camels expert bland cf choice Turkish and choice Domestic tobaccos which you'll certainly prefer ;o either kind rr.oked straight 1 Camels blend nialcs possible thr.t wonderful mellow irHlr'zicss yet oil the desirable bcly is there! And, Cataelv never tire your taste! You'll appreciate Camels freedom from any unpleasant cigaretty after- taste or unpleasant cigarctty odor ! For your own satisfaction compara Camels puff by puff with any tigtt rotte in the world at any price ! Camela mro told rtvtrjwhere in sclehtifíc&Uy toahtj pactcaifr ofilO cl rl(ci or 20 cents; or ten puckaffk ( 200 cii'rollot) in Jktioino pp?r .covered carton. Weetronjity recommend tlilm carton for the home or office suppy or wAen you travel, R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Wintton-Satem, N. C. 5 Something Special Every Saturday I An Easy and Economical Spring Housecleaning Housecleaning nowadays mean mora than the tiinre riddance of , dirt and rubbish. It includes a campaign again!. dUise' serins, , imuqlü, vermin--nial a(iain.-l evidence 0f wear mid'lonr. KOK (XlSAiNiNO PUKP0SIC8 Amoitia, Untax. Cleaning iWdors, Spww,, Olimnoi, -Jlriwhen, Carj'ct and Wall Paper Clean nrs. FOH DICyTHOYINi; tíKUlS AM) iXSECtSr- -x Oarbolie Acid, Vf.rinulrteliydo, Biilphur OmH9i l'umigater Intenso Hiiniers, DlshifectanU. Gewnicidaí, joik IVstroyers, etc; mm mamrei) wtxmwoitK . r rf FuwUIure Polish, Floor Wax. .';' " - Durtafl HouseclenIiifl Wwur a Pair T' ft";t!iMMtuilwuI Hnhher RtovM. I 6 9. S 9 ft CITY DRUG STORE B 51 A NSEK A Hl-XK, Proprietors. 9t Z8r S kinds of Grain and Feed 1 SPISCIAL PHICI5S OS NICK O.IUSKX ALKALFA. AI-SO . OIL OAKI5 AM) MI5AL OL'H PRICES THIS WIIISK OX POTATOES, 100 lbs, $1.75! VVI5 ALSO RL Y ALL KINDS OF GRAIN OARAGE FOR RENT The Ga rage on 2nd glrect known as the Owens Oarage is now for rent. A splendid location for any kind of business. See W.'j". Murphy, next door to garage. 5-ltc FOR SALE Modero home and furniture cheap, 217 Mourc , aK 320 acres of land near Thuma u( 6.50 per acre. Phone 131. U. E. Dodson.