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V VOLUME FOURTEEN
, NUMBER FORTY-SEVEN. Clayton, New Mexico, November 19, 1 92 1 suBsciurao! un 3.00 l'Ktt YEAR IN ADVAJK PUDLISUED EVERY SATURDAY. THIS PAPER IS DEVOTED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF' THE BEST IN CLAYTON AND UNION COUNTY BIG LYCEUM COURSE TO START NEXT WEEK Clayton Is to have Hie opportunity of hearing musicians and a lecturer of exceptional skill. Tho High School Lyceum coureo lias boon carefully ohoscn, with a thought of Mie interest ami betterment of ev orjnne. It is composed of four num bers, The Rickets Gloe Club,. Fine Ails Mixod Quartet, The llondo liors, and Peter Clark MnoFarlane, a loeurler on subccta of human in terest. The Iliokctts Glee Club is compos ed oi four young men, coming from a family of musicians, who aro very popular as entertainers. They sing, they play musical- instruments clarinets, drums, trap and bells, sax apfiotios, and a piano . accordian. Thoy have a real jazz band, but do not limit themselves to jazz alone. llItjkBUa will entertain in the High Soliqfet.'Audilorium at.'S o'clock, Sat urday uigiit, Novombor-26. &Kthr- number, which will . be pleasing to thoso who love to hear music, is the Fine Arts Mixed Quar tet. They appear in costume, and "inako tlicmsolvcs delightfuj in solo groups, ducts, and trips, Tho Merry Roncrojiors furnish what is called tan, .original high speed 'pep' prograriv Thcso fivo lively people both sing and play. Their program will bo composed of trumpet quartets, saxaphone trios, violins, readings and character im personations, and an orchestra. Op portunities to hear such talent are not numerous. People forever like to hear of the sucdess of those who had a low start in'llfe.for such starts many of "our most famous statesmen had. Peter Clark Macfarlano, now a world fam ous lecturer, was once a ditch dig ger. Ho then became by turns, a clerk, private secretary, reporter, elocution teacher, actor, minister, and then a journalist. He has trav eled in France, Germany, Italy, Eng land and' Mexico. Mr. Macfarlano lectures on subjects of human in terest. Ho is ontiroly capablo of do ing this bonausc of his close asso ciation with people of all of tho walks of lifo. Tho information which he gives will bo first hand and from one who knows from ex perience. ThoOigh School is bringing thoso entertainments to Clayton for tfie general bonefit and pleasuro .of tho people and not for any financial gain. The tickets for those entertain ments aro now on salo. The prices for adults is -$1.75 for a season ticket and for st.idents $1.00. Phone the High School or buy from some High School student you know. OR. HORLEJJINS FIRST PLACE IN DALHART MEET EIGHT PAGES UNION COUNTY WELL DEEP ONE Sevan of Clayton's golfers, D. W. Priestly, George Granville, 11. E. Lang, Geo. Hyde,, G. W. JJIakely, Hum Johnson and Dr. Hurley, went to Dalharl last Friday to participate in a golf tournament held on the Dalhart links. Just what tho total score was and how tho Clayton golf ers oame out as a collective repre sentative of tho Clayton Club wo wero unablo to asoorlain, but in individual scoring Dr. Hurley won first honors, with C. II. Walker, of Dalhart, second. Tho doctor's score was 145 for 27 holes, while that of Walker was 147. Sam Johnson, wo understand, was the second highest scorer in the Clayton aggregation. The representativos of tho Dal liart elub will be hero to compote with the Clayton Club1 on Sunday, Novembor 27. IIARB1NG WIIX INTERVENE OVER THE TAX QUARREL Washington, NOV. i7v-PraaIdent Harding -thru- Representativo Mon dial; Rpúblisui leader pf the house, Hriáeeá -today to Intervene La toe tkíím tis urn. wl,: , Union county still has hopes of seeing oil spout, according to Judge O. T. Toombs, of Clayton, who is horc on business in the slate su premo court. "Ono oil well, which is being drill ed at Pasamento, has reached a to tal dopth of 2,100 feet," said Judge Toombs, "and another twelve miles south of Clayton, between that city and Sedan, is down pretty deep, too. Wo have hopes, for many people are convinced that there is oil some where under Union county, the only question scorns to be how far down." Judge Toombs said that the 'low price of farm products has hit Un ion county hard, and yet buyers of food prices still pretty high for some obscure reason. The amount which the farmer gots for his corn today is so low, he said, that many bushels will be burnod for fuel in Union county this wintor. Yet own ers of horses know that corn chop sells around 1.75 for a 100-pound sack. Tho grower of corn is not get ting anything like that for his pro duct, however. New Mexican. EXAMINATION FOR POSTMASTER TO RE DECEMRER 13. The United Slates Civil Servico Commission, at the request of tho Postmaster General, announces a competitive examination for post mastor in this city. 'This examination is held under the president's order of May 10, 1021, and not under tho civil ser vico act and rules. Competitors will not bo required to report for examination at any place, but will bo rated upon (heir education and training, business ex pocionco and fitness. Apply to the secretary of tho board of civil service examiners at the post office in this city or to tho United States Civil Service Commis sion, Washington, D. C, for appli cation Form 2241, and Form 2213 containing definite information in regard to tho examination, Applications must bo properly ex ecuted on Form 2241, and filed with tho Civil Service Commission, Wash ington, D. C, prior to the hour of closing business on the date speci fied in form 2213, which date is De ccmbor 13, 1921. TWO CLAYTON COUPLES ARE MARRIED THIS WEEK FIRST 0L00D IS. SHED IN C0L0.1ÓAL STRIKE It seems as though the matrimon ial habit has securely fastened itself on the Clayton young people, yes, and some of the older ones. too. and this week marriages are holding first place on tho social calendar. Tho first wedding took place on Tuesday evening when Howard M. Monro and Miss Hub Thornton wero united in marriage al Uie home of the bride's mother. Mrs. A. I). Thornton. Tho ceremony was per formed by J. F. Lunstord, pastor of the Christian church. Mr. MooroNudds the position of ohief clerk in the U. S. land office here, and Miss Ruby Iihd been em ployed ns a clerk in the land office for the past three years. On Wednesday evening in Uie presence of a few friend, Mr. P. 11. Scott and Mis Enod Grundy were united in marriage, at the home or J. F. Lunsfurd. Mr. Limford offi ciating. Mr. SCjOll is employod as -a clerk in the Clayton National Hank, com ing hero a month or I wo ago from Amarillo, Toxns. Mrs. Scott is a toachor in the Clayton public Blood was 8i)illod"Sunday in the southern Colorado SboI fields. Union and non-union minors of the Qakdale Coal company at Oak viewy Colo., battled for two hours Sunday niglU with only ono casual ty Davo Prfcoj president of the Oakview union" ot tho United Mine Workers of Aniorica, who was shot thru tho check. The shooting of Price, which ic declared by company officials to have- been in self-dofonso, enraged the union forces and fifty union men ontrenched on tho mountain sides, poured volley after volley of rifle and revolver shots, for one hour and fifteen minutes into a house occu pied by ono woman and lour non union miners. Another nun-union micr was chased oyisv the mountain. News of tho shooting spread like wildfire thru the southern Colorado coal fields, complicating I he already dangerous situation Utal exists .on the eve of the expected announce ment of the Colorado Fuel Iron company reducing wn(s 30 per cent in seven of its eighteen operating minos. With the union miners pre pared to strike Op all O. F. it I. properties as soon. as the wage cut is offcclive, the open break between the union and non-union miners at Oakview intensified the feeling in tho C. F. & I. rnmijs. Eleven Colorado rangers, com manded by Lieutenant Stockton.J rushed to Oakview: as soon as they learned of the shooting and took command, ending open hostilities ami averting fju-iVfivliloodsheil. A Greek named Pcplrov who is al leged to have been a member of the union party involved in-the shoot ing, was the only person arresled. Rangers remained on guard at the camp all Sunday night. Most of the force was withdrawn Monday, when the stale officer had the situa tion well in mt The mine was operating normally Tuesday. The non-union .men who were at tacked, company officials snid, all were witnesses at the hearing held at Oakview two weeks ago after a strike of union miners against, (he properly. They testified against the union. The trouble started Sunday eve ning in the mine clubhouse. The union president. Price, and his brn Iher. james, are alleged to have accosted and threatened Tony Val I'tti'irii i. a non-union miner. In the fight which followed Yalcarino .shot price Ihru Hie clnwk. Union men rallied In the support oí their pres ident. Yalcarino and another Italian were chnrfed ové'- (he'iiuounfain. CHINA WANTS GUARANTEE OF POLITICAL ÍÉPENDENCE The Wash ' turned to stern ques sauie mo- Washiiigton, Nov ington conferenflV consideration of V lions with almost mentuui with wliioft1; jjr tackled na val armament. .fff It was the Clilmo'ijnlegntos who led'Uie way this tiiuui. -In the com mittee of nine, at which nil nations participating wore represented, Ihoy produced a Imsig for ilUcussiun that represents their views. ' The open sympathy of the United sohools. Hoth of these young peo- i" wii" U'wiwou was a plo, while they have been here but i0" "wmfost. British supporU-d it a short timo, havo acquirod a large J "")' rospocta. The positions f feature may bo construed as affect ing tho Anglo-Japanoso alliance al though the British take an opposite vievV. Today's session of the big nine was occupied with the presentation of Cliina's views. Immediately af terward it became knóNvn that they commanded the moral support of I he United Stales. Tho British viewpoints were made known a lit tle later. The Jaimnose did not stale their reaction hut previous pronouncement by sonm of their representatives have put I hem in line with some parts of China's pro Discussion of Far Eastern affairs will he continued tomorrow. Mean while the committee of admirals ap pointed at yesterday's meeting of the liig fio is continuing its exam ination of I he American naval pro posals. Eiililaiid Ajirces with Open Door Policy Four features of the lirilish view point un Chum's proposals on the For Eastern question were empha sized tonight by the highest author ities: Great. Britain reiterates that she is in full agreement with the open door policy. She regañís Hie "spheres of in fluence"' as antiquated and inmut able to modern conditions. The Panama canal is not regard ed as a specific question and will not. he urged on the consideration of the conference. The Anglo-JapaneSe alliance is not regarded by the British as directly involved in the Chinese proposals for settlement of the Far Eastorn question, although it may be drawn into the discussion later. - - By the same authority, it was said consideration of Far Knsle.ru ques tions will proceed at once upon the basis of the propositions submitted today by the Chinese delegates. Top ics set out in the Chinese plan will be referred I o experts. While Mn British viewpoint is thai the Anglo-Japanckc alliance is not drectly involved in any of the Chinese propositions submitted t: ilay. the HrUis.h would welcome an agreement between the great pow ers or even one limited to America, Japan and Great Britain to replace it. This is founded on the feeling thai there is need for some cooper ative action to regulate conditions in the Far East in the interest of peace uimI prosperity. No pnqiosilion concerning read justment of foreign indebtedness to the United Ptwtes resulting from 'lie war will be advanced by the British delégales. Evidence that the subject is not n contemplation for consideration is afforded by the fact that there arc no financial experts attached (41 the British representa tion. In fact, there is .every evidence that the British instructions con template a trie! adherence lo Ihe agendo proposed by tho United Stat es. II is known that the French dele gation is of the same mind. PROHIIIlf ION K(HHMAÍH5 12 ARRESTS IN OCTOBER SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION IS HARD HIT THIS YEAR The Sotlthwes'orii Division, an nr. ceptionnlly hard hit these last throe years ny disaster of various kiudi nan a nne exlubtlon of Chapter pro Iiareduess in (lie reennl. Cnnlrat Texas flood, according to informa tion given out at the lloadquarlors of Ihe Southwestern Division, at St. Louis. When the Brazos river started rising and floods seemed imminent, the Divisen Disaster Relief Director was notified and as soon as it was found necessary to send rolicf, a night letter was sent to Chapters in tho vicinity of the flooded district hut outside of tho flood area. Tho call asked for clothing principally, and in less than seven hours in one case and twelve hours In others, supplies were on their way. Dallas replied at 4 P. M follow ing the call received in tho morning, thai clothing was shipped. Watío not only responded (o tho first re quest, but sent a second supply , of clothing. Houston sent 883 gar ments which had been, cleanest and sterilized. Other towns 'in' the ad jacent territory sent more than their quota within tho next Iwo days, and the result vvns that by the lime a sufficent degree of ordor bad been created to look after tho stricken inhabitants of (lib flooded area, there were supplies on hand sufficient to meet all the needs of Ihe situation. A feature of this wonderfully ' ready response, it is slated, was that all the, .gnriileiits &ejitvere usable, and were the type needed. This showed (bat. the Chapters sending them considered the character of the disaster and the conditions of Ihe people needing relief, making their contributions accordingly, and 1 did not use the "hit or miss" method or collecting supplies so frequently J seen in cases of similar catastrophes. Ihe towns contributing to this particular flood, the statement dis closes, in addition to those men tioned above, wero Port. Arthur, Jas per, Huntsvillo, Jacksboro, Green ville, and Denton, Texas, and Ok mulgee. Oklahoma. Tho latter sent its box of clothing containing seventy-five garments, voluntarily and did not wail lo be called on by the Division office. PANAMA TO ERECT ROOSEVELT MONUMENT Pennine, Nov. 10. A monument lo Theodore Iloosevoll is to bo erected Tfili ii... 1 uii jinuuu 11111 uvi:i molting uiu uaiiui in whoso construction he took suoU a great, part. PHIPPS-DOWELL ROAD DILL WILL BENEFIT THIS STATE circle of t'riondR who Avish them well. There have also lMen many ru mors of other marriages, and expect that a short timo will develop marriages involving some of tho promlnonl membors of th.e younger sooial set. IS LIVESTOCK INJUNCTION DISSOLVED Chicago, Nov. 15. An injunction obtsined in August, 1020, restraining the . government from interíerin with commission jratea charged by ft ouribéf of livestock eommifcSMia the others were not so clearly de Hi) ed although members of the Jap anese delegation have given expres sion of approval, in part at least of China's "bill of righU." What China Wan In In brief, China wants guarantees for territorial integrity and polit ical and administrative independ ence; she proposes tho open door for all In all parts of the country; she wauls all sphoro of influonce relinquished; she wants no treaties rondo affecting ber without boin?r consuMed, uat.wn BSttV in -vwots pan-1 . xA Forly-two arrests, or the largest l umber of arrests for any 30-day period in the last six months, was the record of the prohibition foroos for October, according to a report just prepared by Prohibition Direct or D. W. Snyder. As a retail T of the arrests made the internal revenue office here will be duller by 820,000 if it is:sucoes8- iul in collecting the taxes which it will assess bootleggers. Tho lax the. 11 tcrnal revenue office will make against the bootleggers is that which the government provides must be pnic. a a liquor license and as pen nine when bootleggers do not take cut a liquor license. The federal forces last month also destroyed nine stills, 1,000 gallons of liquor, seized two automobiles caught carrying liquor. Present in dications fire thai November will bring even a bettor record in the number of anegfc and amount tA Uqooriaad stills 'sailed. j The following extract of a letter 'received by J. F. Luusford, regard -. log the passage of the Phipp-Dow- ell road bill, bears some reul in formation (hat will bo pf hilorest to peoplu of Now Mexico, anil brings the information that Now Mexico will receive a largo sum of money for the making of hotter roads: Washington. I). 0., , November 14, 1021. ' In acknowledging receipt of your j telegram of October 17th, urging 1 the passage of tho Phippa-Dowrll Road Bill, we are very glad to be j able lo inform you that this bill in' 1 now a law, having been signad by I the president on November 0th. The Conference is informed by tho Bureau of Public Roads that the allotment to the Blato of New Mex- ico under the provisions of tho new bill will be $1,189.823,34, of which 931)0,607.78 i8 to bo mado availabl at once and $793,21556 on tho flrel of January, 1922. It la learned from the Bureau of Public Roads that in addition to no above omounla there wa oaunao or ífcUM.eia si 1 avail able for new construction forvyeur tiifrcsm KtAerei Xid .Cr. hat útíiíh s r1tat '