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voiaimb fourteen uaibkb kohty-siy. Clayton, New Mexico, November 12, 1 92 1 aünscniPTioN nAT S3.00 ruit Y 13 A II IN AJJVA"MO PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. TII1S PAPER IS DEVOTED TO THE DEVELOPAIENT OF THE BEST IN CLAY! O.N AND UNION COUNTY EIGHT PAGE8 UNION COUNTY TEACHERS HOLD MEETING AT SE JAAIES It. AIAHTIN DIES OF APOPLEXY, SUNDAY Uno "of tho boat meetings llial has hcn.Jield for some unto by the Un ion , County .'Poachers' Association wa hold last Saturday at Si-flan. About 50 isilinK teachers wore present autistic interest taken in Iho meeting far exceeded (bat of any previous meeting. The teachers were entertained at the homes of the. cit izens of this enterprising little town and the report of the delegates at tending was that they were enter tained royally. The feature of the mooting was the address by Misa Birdie Adams of the Normal Universilyof Las Yogas and formerly of Pueblo, Colorado. Miss Adams substituted for Mr. Jon athan Wagner, president of too State (Tendiera' Association, who was unable, to attend. The round-lahle also proved to bo an Interesting feature of the meet ing ami the credit for ttie interest in this part of the program is ac-';-od1ted lo Prof. Raymond Huff, superintendent if the Clayton Public schools. Mr. Huff had a pro gram that iirought forth discussions on tin- teachers probllmi. which wil prove very; beneficial to the them in their school work. But, business did not. hold all the pleasures of Ibis meeting. A basketball game between the Sedan and Amistad schools was very entertaining and was al tended by the visiting teachers. N The game was won bv the Amistad school. A business mooting of the asso ciation was called al the close of the inslilufo session and Mr. Henry Da is. principal of Iho Mnnskor Con solidated school was chosen as sec retary of the organization. Alt ho Iho mooting was called for the. purpose of intellectual feasting, the inner man was not to bo forgo U ton and this part of Iho day's pro gram was taken care of by a hjg basket dinner which was served in the school yard at noon. The good women of Sedan are there when it comes to preparing the good things to eat and the tables woro loaded mn until they simply groaned. the meeting closed with a recep tion hold in the evening which most of the visitors attended. .lames II. Martin, nil old gentleman who lins boon residing on the Win. Parbam place, south of town for the past, two or more years, died of apo plexy, on Sunday night. Mr. Mar tin was a civil war veteran, and was past seventy years of age. Since Hie Parham place and practicing veterinary. Ho loaves 3 sons and i daughters to mourn his loss, besides liis wife, who lives al Plainview, Texas. The remains were buried here, Sunday. ft Be ready with yotir dollar for the annual Rod Cross Roll Call. CITY EMPLOYE MEETS WITH SERIOUS ACCIDENT Win. T. Thomas, foreman of the street construction force in the cm ployment of the city, met with a serious accidont at the city plant on Wednesday morning. In taking the road razor from the room in whioh it is kept at the plant it in somo way trot lipvond his control and caught li is leg betweon one of tho largo. wheels and the wall, sovorejy crush ing it. For awhile it was thought that, the liiiib was brokon, but ex amination showed that such was not the oase. He was taken to tho hos pital, where the injured limb was dressed. Mr. Thomas will bo con fined to bis bed for a week or ton day. BIG KAUAI CREDIT ADVANCES GAMBLERS AND BOOT LEGGERS ARE ARRESTED The sheriff's office reports the largest haul of law violators this week that has been made for some moons. The total number of men taken into custody being eight. Six of these men will have to answer to the charge of gambling and two to the charge of owning and con ducting an illicit still. Ed Logsdon and Lon Pettis, tho monwho woro arrested on tho boot legging charge wore caught red handed in the business and will go before court with the visible evi dence staring thorn in tho face, as the officers not. only secured tho men but brought into town tho larg est and most completo still that has yet been captured. It consisted of a.coppor vat with a capacity of thir- ly-ftve gallons, a largo worm, and was operated by a large oil stove. Al tho timo tho capturo was made, which occurred at tho Logsdon farm about seventeen miles southwest of town, the 11 year old son of Logs don. was just .completing a. night shift, and was black with the smoke from tho still. It seems as though this boy has boon operating the still for somo time for these men. About eighteen gallons of liquor was ob tained and somo mash. Tho six men who wero arrested for gambling, wero strangers in this community, and woro captured at the road camp out on tho south road. The men woro brouy.it to town and some of them made bond for thoir appearance boforo tho grand jury while tho olhors will board wil It Sheriff Roborls for somo timo in tho county jail. AMERICAN LEGION DEFEATED GY CLAYTON HIGH SCHOOL Another victory -it perched upon tho banner of the Clay lon High school football ifrntu, and their rec ord for the year is still unbroken, while tho score keeps piling higher and higher. The last scab) to be seen dangling at their belt was taken from tho sky pioro of the American Legion, on the gridiron at the Fair Grounds, yestervjay. This trophy was' not acquired in a battle, bil in a regular massacre, the Legion be ing simply smothered in the ava lanche of line plunges and end runs, each ending in big gains ami event ually a touchdown. The score of 00 lo 0 tells the story and shows that the Legion bad mot their Waterloo. The soldier boys entered the game with tlir old spirit that prompted them to go over the lop, ami brought disaster to tho- "Dutch" but Ibis limo tlioy-underosliinated tho strength of tho enemy, and again, they could not throw the pigskin like thoy could bombs. Another BURLINGTON TO BUY NEW EQUIPMENT Chicago, Nov. 7. Believing Hint there is a decided improvement in general business conditions, the Chi cago, Burlinirton & Quincy railroad and its subsidiary Cotrtrado A South ern lines today recommended tho expenditure of 15 million dollars for new ' equipment. The action was taken following consideration of a business survey made by the two roads. iíiomenífedíhatíí . -meets at roswell (By Mrs. Leo Anderson) Mosdampá Anderson and Woolen delegates 'from the Current Topics Club of Clayton, to the Stale Fed eration of Women's Club hold in Roswell, havo returned and report a fino trip. Tho ladies of Roswell deserve special praise for the en- lei'lnmmenl. given the ninety del gales. The hostesses in their beau-j lifnl hornea pnlei'lninml Hut vistlm-a i troublo with tho soldier boys was and served breakfast al home. A! that thoy ran out of tho necessary corps of ladios with their large an- 1 wind, which was duo to lack of tomobiles wero on duty al all times ! training, mu, say, aner an, t lie during Iho three days' visit, trans High School boyS knew that thoy porting (lie delegates from one place wero up against, som6 real men, and 'to another. many a hard UimblO tllOy took IWITuhv. Iimclimin wns served in the result, of the tackling of Vaughn. 1 1, cmil;t 10USI, iVnt by tho Washington, Nov. 0. Moro than $22,000.000 in credit has been extend ed farmer and stock men during the two and one-half months since congress authorized the war finance corporation to make advances for agricultural and livestock purposos, according to figurón modo available tonight by thai agency. The states in which the corpora tion advances for those purposes havo been made are: Montana, Min nesota, Missouri, North Dakota, S. Dakota, Georgia, Texas, North Caro lina, South Carolina, Arizona, Indi ana, Kansas, Now York, Virginia, Ne braska. Idaho, Nevada, Iowa, and Wyoming. Most of tho advances, according to corporation officials, tyree been made in Iho past month afid a hair Bring those Sale Bills to the News to be printed. HALLOWE'EN PARTY AT J. C. CALDWELL HOME Although Hallowe'en has passed, we must chronicle a Hallosvo'en par ty bold on last Monday. Tho party was hold nl tho homo of Mr. J. C. Caldwell, south of town, and was given by Miss Hazel Caldwell. A large. crowd of Clayton young peo ple attended and from the reports of thoso attonding thoy had the timo of thoir livos. The party was a "Kid" party, and ovoryono at tending was drossod in kid apparol Special mention must bo given to Alex Lucas and "Slats" Rankin. Those two fellows wero simply a scream in thoir make-up. Alex has heretofore demonstrated his ability as u comedian and on this occasion was no exception. Mr. Rankin has beon in tho moving picture business so long that comedy has become a part of his nature. Wo havo yol líi learn whoothor ho impersonated Murray, Chaplin or Coiiklin, but tak ing a long guess nl 11, and his es pecial attraction to Iho homely characters in tho moving picturo world, wowould say that it wns Murray.- Tho evening wns spent in playing games appropriate to tho oc casion and ended with the serving of refreshments. ARMISTICE DAY PARTY BY EPUOUTH LEAGUE The Upworth League Socloly of the Methodist. Church gave an Ar mistico Day parly in tho basement of the Methodist Church on Friday night. Tho parly was an informal gathering in whioh various party gamos woro playod. Tho ovoning was pleasantly spent and concluded with tho sorving or rofroshmonta, consisting of doughnuts and coffee. The members of tho American Le gion wero the guests of honor on Hits oconsion. Scott and Deam. These boys played tho stellar rolo for tho Legion, and had they had a fow moro of their caliber in tho line the story might but such was not Iho case. For the HírIi School. Jesse Coble. Sohy, Ay les and Ji'jxior showed up as the shining - lights. Coble, it seems, jusl can't beheaded off whon he starts down the field on an end run. and' ho lias porlccled such a sli)T-,-.riii that oven Charlie Chaplin in his palmiest days had nothing on him for grabbing a fo'low in Iho face, and throwing him out of lili- way. On Uno plunge,' Ay tes hits like a baltorlng ram a. id noth ing hut a stone wall will stop him. His passing is perfection, tho ball going straight as a bullet to tho man who is to receive it, and no fumbles ever result from faulty passing. Tixior, fullback, in another terror in lino plongos. Ho doos not bit as hard as Aytcs, but with the writhing of bis body ho goes thru just like a cork screw, and ho is as slippery as an eel. To Selvy, tho little quarterback, must go the cred it of "being the general, He, it Is, who calls all plays, and in so doing. rests the responsibility for the win ning or losing of the game. He has played well this year, his first as a regular, and the record of the year must reflect credit to him. He is swift on foot, is a hard man. to tackle, and on. defense is a bear eat. In fact,. tho High School is a well regulated team with hardly a weak place aud'-síiows that Cqach Terrill is deserving of much credit for his ability to develop Inexper ienced malorinl iiv.lwo years into one of the strojigist, if not the strongest team in the stute. The attondanc,syse largo anil the receipts will groafly assisl in de fraying the expenses of the team to Hatmi on Thanksgiving .Day. Clayton is after Baton's scalp and thou wo will go out atfor the slalo championship. All thai is needod to accomplish this ,K for Gio citizens to baok Uie boys, and they will do thoir part. Championship or bust is our war cry now. BOYS ABE BACK FROM THE NATIONAL CONVENTION The members of the American Le gion post who attended the Na tional Convention of the Legion held in Kansas City, arrived home the forepart of the week. They report a splendid time, and while we have been unable to gel the roport of Hie delegates wo understand that thoy put Clayton ofr the Legion map. Clayton had the largest delegation oí any town in 'tho stai& find was tho only town In the &4fdMat car ried tho colors. With tlnjlr ite som braros thoy attracted attention wherever thoy went and wfere one (Continued on Page Eight neo uross, l no entire menu con sisting of eatables raised or manu factured in Roswell. The first night was President's evening. The pro- Ki am and reception was mvon in Masonic Temple, where addrsesos of welcome were given for Roswell, the Chamber of Commerce, Now Mexico Military Inst iluto, tho Public Schools, the Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, P. T. A., Shakespeare Club and Women's Club. Mrs. R .P. Donohoo, slate president, i-cspondcd in a very pleasing way. Music was furnished by (he Women's Club orchestra. Wednesday morning after Iho business session in the court room, tho delégalos wero driven to the Country Cliib, whore luncheon wis served. The ladies returned for tho afternoon session when reports and papers from state chairmen and clubs wero read which brought out the Tact that all clubs are active in civic matters, striving to bring about a better citizenship as well as being oonlors of philanthropic ac tivity. One interesting club report which deserves snecial mention was fthe very original and praiseworthy "School of Opportunity." as develop ed by tho Women's Club at Gallup. A separate school is maintained for the larger children who aro in low blades, whoso education has been delayed by sickness or otherwise, where they may study with special help and without embarrassmont, and overcome thoir handicap. At 5 o'clock an art lea was on joyed at Carnegie Library, where a collection of paintings from noted artists were on exhibit. Supper each day was served at Gilkeraon hotel. Wednesday ovoning the musical con cert was given at the High School Auditorium, under 'direction of Stale clmirinan of Music, Mrs. Earl George. Tucuincari. it was a splen did concert by musicians from all purls of the state. Thursday morning another inter esiiug session was held at the Court House, when such topics as Child Welfare, The Girls' Welfare Homo, etc., wore ably discussed by Dr. Janet Hold of Santa Fe. Also a num ber of other Important subjects were presented by intellectual' women. Luncheon was served at the Now Mexico Military Institute, as guests of Col. J. W. WiUson, superintend ent. The ladies enjoyed an exhibit on Iho court house lawn, by High School and grade physical educa tion classes, which was splendid. The Indies were then taken for a motor drivo through farms, with tea at the home of Mrs. Ben Ames in the Borrondds, going from thoro to the Mossman homo. Thursday ovening, Dr. E. L. Haw ill gave an interesting ialk, "Our Indians." Albuquerque was volod as the meeting place next year. Mr.s F. W. Parker of Santa Fe, was elected president. 'th Chamber of Commerce, Ki- thirty-seven members on hjjonor roll It is customary, in the Clayton High School, to have an Honor Roll each month. The names of the stu dents who receive the five highest averages are placed on this Roll. The Honor students for September, are: Twelfth Grado Average! Vera Baugerler ...96 Jeptha Sefton 02 Virginia Thompson ... 02 Harmon Aytcs 91 Cloo Hunter 00- Opal Lane 00 Eleventh Grade Hazel Ilockor - - Hnzol Dbnoho . i) My rl lo Hancock r--il Cloo Wiloy .01 ' Rnnnio'Rinker . D0 Mao Huntley 00 , Tenth Grade- Kmmell Chlliilmtii 08 Christ hie Ward 02 Helen Tixior ..-.OO Lucille Isaacs- -88 Do ro 1 1 1 y Lo wíb "fs-. . -'88 Charles Wilcox .6-4 ,li8 Ninth Grado , Thelnm Tinsloy -0B Norman Lewis 0!t Paulino Clarke - 02 Urina llaiiiu-rs OS. John Pace 00' Santiago Sanchez IK) Elithth Grado Carlota Sanche. 01 Toniiiiio Kdmoiidson 80 Helen Ralclifre 80 Hose Tixior u 88 Tom Banners 88 Helen Wilcox 88 Jewell Latto l.l". 88' Gladys Henean 88 Seventh Grado Kslhor, Roncan , 02 Tom Pjico -0 Lillin Tixior .80 1 Mark Hines 80 Tony Tiano 80 REGIONAL DIRECTORS NAMED Washington, Nov. (. Soleolion of fourteen regional directors undef tho national employment conforonoa, cmorgoiioy relief program, was an nounced tonight by Secretary Hoov er. anothetTmovie SH0Í ' THEATRE at texline Toxline is to have a real up-lo-the inmole moving picturo show, which will KiM- its opening per formance on Monday, the litlt. The building known as tho Stone build ing, has been transformed into a theatre, and given the name of the Jetllo Theatre. Tho proprietors of Ibis 'now enterprise nro Mrs. Susie S. Pace, present postmistress of the Clayton posl office, and Mr. Clarence Loveless, also an employe of the postofl'ice hero. It is the intention of the managers lo give nothing but the highest class sbows, ami this is guaranteed by the fact that thoy have closed contracts ggyPara niounl, Arlcraft, Fox anuaUie pic tures. This information will coim as a real pleasure lo the movie fans oí Texline. The shgw will run six nights in Die wcok, Ovory night ex cept Sunday. This istamething that should be appreciated and the new show should be given encourage ment und receive the patronage of the town. ..The latest make of ma chirfluts bean installed and wi.l In operated by Mr. Loveless, who is an experienced operator. Texline is really lo be congratulated on this now enterprise, and with Mrs. Pace and Mr. Loveless in charge Texline is assured of n movie theatre second to none in the country, and we be liev this new firm will receive the patronage they deserve. wanls and Rotary clubs co-operated in making the visit of the ladies a delightful one. Splondid musió was furnished at all limeg, and the tenth annual meeting was considered the most successful gathering of ils kind ever hold in the, state. Clayton's delegates roturneJ) home feeling glad that their, club belonged to the StalFoderation of Women's Clubs. \n\n havo beon told in a difieren! way.