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Wtt SHHVK THE COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE latitat Mete WIÍ (5IVI5 YOU THIS NEWS WHILE ITS NEWS aS5T5S--Fni-.i s Clayton, New Mexico, June 2, 1922 S"CrP5idSa PUBLISHED EVERY Fill DAY THIS PAPE IS DEVOTED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEST IN CLAY! ON AND UNION COUNTY EIGHT PAGES GRAYS WALLOP GRENVILLE, NEXT GAME WITH DALHART Hy way of (telling even for Iho un merciful trouncing nl 1 li hands of that Grenvillo gang a week fnre, the Clayton Grays lumtol oil Mc Donald, Mm; opposition I wirier, last Svmdji' for 12 hits and 0 rims, while Uratovulo got lo Smoky .Tuft lor 6 hite n1f i runs. Wo also slill lead them In the matler of errors mak ing 3 to their 2. Ibis time. Smoky Joe, in adililion lo fanning U of the Grenville wallopers, got a singles out of i times up. Johnstone got. his usual homrrun ami a slashing two-bagger. Mr. Wil kins. playing the renter garden for Grenville, pulled n hair-raising catch off .lohnslone in the 7th. The big Clayton first hasemau hail just tagged and earmarked another one of McDonald's shoots for a circuit trip, when Wilkm.s rushed hack and toward right field, gave a mighiy spring, turned half over, reached up and grabbed the streak of while, landed on his ear and came, up with the ball n his hand. Yes, you have already guessed it il was highway robbery and a great catch. Old Hardy Kerr was back in Hit! lineup and played a star game. He furnished a thrill by a wonderful one-hajid stop of a drive over sec ond base. It was a goodTast game and a largo crowd was on baud lo take it in. , Whnt's the next game? Dalharl wit Dalharl, on June ith. i'he Gray haven't metí I heir ancient, enemy this year, bill we understand Ihey have ti good team, imd the 'nea! boys rtxpeel stiff ffffp'osTI Ion.' On Sunioy the lllh, the Dalhart aggregation will come lo Clayton for a ret nr.: game. LITTLE GIRL FINDS HOME Mr. and Mrs. Dan Waters were llio lucky partios, who secured Iho little girl for whom a home was asked thru The News recently. -No butter fortune could befall a child needing a home than to ho taken into this homo of good Chris tian people. We feel uro no mis fortune will ever rest on a homo where the. doors are opened to one of Christ's helpless orphaned chil dren. We wish lo say it revives our faith in humanity to occasionally find (hero are slill people with ten der pity for the motherless children. A SAD ACCIDENT Oni) of the saddest accidents to happen in Clayton in many years, occurred Sunday evening at the City Garage. Soon after the name between the Clayton and Grenville teams, Pres ión S, Rogers. ID years of age. mem ber of the Texline team, who had come to Clayton to witness the game, drove into Ihn City Garage to put his lire chains on before beginning the trip back home. While leaning over to adjust I lie chains a .12 calibre Savigo auto matic which he carried, dropped from the breast poukol of his coat, and striking the cement floor, was discharged, the hall entering his face just lo the right and a lltle below his nose, and went through his skull, cau-ng instant death. Mr. Rogers was a resident, of Tex line, a young man of promise and well liked by his many friends and companions. He was an ex-serviee man and had served his country with honor.. Kilburu undertakers had charge of Iho body. Funeral services wore held at 'I'exline, Texas, yesterday by the American Legion, An immense floral offering was I given as a testimonial of Ins largo I circle of friends. The News joins the community in expressing their sympathy hi the father and mother in their bereavement. THOSE SHIUNEUS They came it cannot be said they conquered; Ihey hardly stayed a suf ficient length of timo to even ba eome ncqiiainlcd with the possibili ties of Iho Clayton coinnnmily. nor accustomed to the Clayton smile. The Shriners of Clayton enter tained them in their usual pleasant manner. Tlio ladies of the M. E. Church servad in their basement a delicious chicken dinner, lo all local and visiting Shriners. The city council opened the swimming pool for I he evening and the local Shrin ers bad made provision for them to attend tho play "Springtime," given by the local Post, American Legion. Tile entertainment of the caravan was handled in a very efficient man ner, and while they tarried only over-night, the memory will-linger and Ihey will become boosters for the Clayton community and lovers jof the Clayton hospitality. MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES WERE WELL ATTENDED Impressive Memorial Day services were held in Clnln last Tuesday, under the auspices of Ihe local Post American Legion. Dr. C. F. Uiili gan, Ihe Poil commander, hud leer, untiring in his effort", to make the program of the diiy on of the best rendered in Clayton. Willi Ihe Mission Theatre com fortably filled, promptly at the hour of 10:00 A. M:, Hie program was offered, consisting of the rendition of "Tenting Tonight'" by a double male quartet, composed' of Clayton singers. The second number was Ihe reading of "In Flanders Field," and "Their LittlelGr i Tenis." by Mrs. Herbert .1. Hammond. Jr. In a simple hul pertinent talk. Dr. Milli gnn introduced Hie speaker of the day, none other than our esteemed fellow townsman. Judge O. T. Toombs, who said) in part: "Obedi ent to a custom f our people long established, we are here today lo commemorate Iho;: acts and deeds of all those splendid citizens who have heard their country's call and followed their country's flag to vic tory . . . ami b.eiuiuse of il there has arisen tho greatest republic on lliis hemisphere ever created anil molded inlo form by Hie hand of man." Judge Toombs, in well spoken bul brief words, eulogized (lie men of the armies of the railed Stales for their deeds of valor and their un selfish service in every war con nected with the hlslory of our re poble. Spaking dtrrclly concerning Ihe late world war: "On April (5. I!M7. the American people once more announced their willingness to put forlh Iheir strength in Ihisbaltle, that popular government might not be superceded by military oligar chy. America rose in her peerless niighl and bared her shining sword lo fight against I lie mailed fist of military despotism." The Legion men responded lo the call lo this service nobly, and with a hearty cooperation of (ho town and country people, made' this Mem orial service Ihe best yet held. Hl'HAL CARRIERS ORGANIZE DAYLIGHT SAVING 'WHEN WILL IT STOP' can you tell us? To tho man, woman or child who can tell us the exact hour and minuto at which a watch will ship. "THIS IS OUR PLAN" Wo will wind tight, set at 12 o'clock, soal and place in the Farm ers and Stoiikmons Hank, a I7-Jewc watch, and let it run down. To tho person tolling us the nearest exact time watch will slop we will give 2,1.00 in caah. To the second nearest, wo will give $15.00, and lo tho third nearest correct wo will givo $10.00 in cash. THIS IS OPEN TO ALL You pit your judgment against that of your neighbor. Your guess I suouiu no as goou as ms, OUR REQUIREMENT For every now.or ronewal subscription you get ono guess. No limit to iho number of guesses you may have, but oath one must bo received in our office with the romittanoe for a yeor'a sübscripv lion. The price is.iM.60 per year. Ask your neighbor if he is a subsoriber'to The Clayton News; if not, take hie subscription and mail your gue9a. This Contest will be opea untfl Friday, Juae SM&, at 12 boob, All subscriptions reoclved until then will be seeepted for Coata. The rural leter carriers of Union county met at Ihe city hall in Clay ton, May :0th. for the purpose of organizing a rural letter carriers as sociation. The meeting was called to order bv II. K. Ilalcli nt I -.'O i m II, vvilh llro. Markin, gave (he welcome address in behair of Clayton. Chas. K. Miller of Des Moines, gave ro Sioni( lo the welcome address in lie. I half of the visiliie; carriers. After Hie invocation by Hro. Mnr 1 kin all joined in singing Ihe song, "America." The following named carriers . were duly elected as officers of the (vssociaiion: i.nas. k. .Miller, Des Moines, president; A. H. Secly, Se dan, vice president; It, K. Daícb, of Clayton, secretary ami treasurer. S. F,. Warren of Ml. Dora, and llarence Loveless of Clayton, were appointed by Iho president lo act as the execulivo committee. Several Union connly carriers.wiil attend tho state meeting to bo hold July Mu The next county meeting will be held at Clayton Sept, ith, (Labor Day). After the transaction of all busi ness all carriors present made in teresting, talks for tho good of tho sorvico and tho association, Mr. Ilullman, an ox-oarrior of Illinois, gave an interesting addross on "Why Should llural Carriors Organize." Mr. W. A. Howling, as sistant postmaster of Clayton, ad dressed us on "The Nnlinnol Wel fare Council and It$ Bonoflts to the Postal Employee." It. K. BALCH, Secretary and Treasurer. Judge T. A. Wholan and H. J. Hammond, Br., were guests I Ro tary luncheon yesterday. Elsie BrUtol sang at the regular Rotary luncheon, ywterdsy. She was accompanied on tut piano by Vir ginia Thompson. In response to a petition of the riliens of GUytou, Ihe Village Council has passed a resolution adopting Daylight Saving for the nioulhs of June. July and August. The citizens of this community are requested to get all clucks one hour ahead, lo correspond with Central time, the same as Tex line, and all whistles wilt blow one hour earlier lo conform wlh ths resolu tion. - . - ! This chnnge of time will be made effective Saturday at midnight, June 3 1022. A. K. MONTKITII. Mayor of Village of Clayton. COLOHADO-Gl'LF CONTENTION proyed to m: cm: AT success The Colorado to Gulf Highway Cnnvenlon, held in Amarillo, last week, proved lo be a huge success; in l'aelthe grealesl conve'ilior ever held by Ihe association. A re -ord alteini'ince was rgislered, niol of the delégales coining from points along Ihe highway south or Clayton. In 11. e past, much conlentien hav ing anser between tho towns along he Highway and nearby lown. J was necessary to draft a iiw con-ii. lulion and set of by-laws. 'I lie work of the convention was given largely to this. The past year has been a very suc cessful one for Ihe Association: II. Walker, of Dalharr, p"rcst'dont, lias been untiring in his efforts to put Ihe C. to G. on the map. Mr. Walker has been eminently success ful in Ibis, aided by Ihe other offi cers: J. Allen Wikoff. of Clayton, 1st vice president: Judge Hugh Smoll of Fort Worth, t'nd vice president; W. H. It. Ksles of Amarillo, seerelarv and A. It. Davis of Union, treasurer. All these men are progressive busi ness men. Satisfaction-was express ed for their service by a re-election of I lie old officers, with the excep tion of Judge Small, who is succeed ed by W. F. Jackson of Colorado Springs, as 2ml vice president. Mr. Jackson is secretary nt the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. W. K. H. lisio. was succeeded bv T. Paul Hannon of Childress, Tex., who will be secretary for Ihe next year. The Hoard of City Development entertained royally Ihe delégales lo the convention. Alvorado, Texas, was the successful bidder for the convention in I02.'I. CLAYTON MOVES CLOCKS FORWARD FOR SUMMER "l!OR" ISAACS IS STILL AT IT Long ago, Hob Isaacs established a reputation for hig-hearled progres siveness, and every little while lie gives a further indication that he has not departed from his habit, and is still adding lo Iliat reputation. The following teller explains itself much belter than wo eon hi do il: Po.il Commander, Fred J. Tullle Posl No. 27, American Legion, City. Sir: Wo had tho pleasure of winning (he First Prize awarded by Ihe Dec oration Comtnillee of the .Shriners for Hie best dressed window during the recent preparations for tho Shriners entertainment lo the Cara van, which pasood through hero on the 20lh. Finding no heller cause and to which inoro good could como from, we baud you herewith, cheek of the Decoration Committee in the amount of $10.00, endorsed in your favor. Snroroly yours, The It. W. Isaacs Hdvv. Co. Uy 11. W. Isaacs. EZRA DANIELS AWJDENTALLY KILLED,.. At tho old C. E. Wood ranch north of Cuales, in the Guy community, Ezra Daniols, 14 years of ago, wan thrown from his horse and killeil. His father at the time w&b in Oitia homa, but has returned home, and funeral services were held yester day in Clayton. For a period of Hue., mutiilis. June. July and August, (he ir iiM -' of the employees of the 1ms, i), houses, set forth in the Tut ol a petition, anil presented f the i 'v council at it last meetinc 1,1 the clocks forward one limir, vv.i' be granted. The following business !i , es gave Iheir endorsement: -on. i Ilerzslein. M. G. Tixior. (eo. II. W.i h it Co., Kilburu it Fdmonilsor. It. F.. Wherrilt. Kilburu Furniture Co, S. A. Haby, J. J. Weichman. A. A. Knur;, X. II. Azar, Gentry it Sons. G. G Granville. It. W. Isaacs, and Ott -Johnson Merc. Co. The employees of the above firm? request that Ihey be given the priv ilege of beginning work one hour earlier. Hy official proclamation, tho mayor will request that rlorks bo turned forward one hour, which will give Clayton central time for the next, three months. The business men are to be com mended for their progressiveness and the interest shown in their em ployees' welfare. CUPID IS BUSY is extended to the fathtr and moth er in their sad loa. In anil nearby Clayton, Cupid has been busy during Ihe past two weeks. He has endeavored to show er the pathway of the elect with joy and happiness supreme. s a result of this activity we are aide to chronicle for our readers Ihe fol lowing ceremonials: Woods Kendall Mrs. Maggie Woods and Jas Ken dall, both well known to the people of Clayton, were united in inaniae in Wichita, Kansas, Sunday, May 21. The contracting parties accompan ied by Mr. and Mrs. Ilerl Lowe, bad gone lo Wichita, to attend the meet ings held by Mim. Mcl'heison. ard while there decided to steal a inarch on Iheir many friends. Alilcrson--Sutherland At Ihe home of the bride, near Seneca, Monday, May 20, Fay Alder son, daughter of W. A. Alderson. and F.rnost Sutherland, of Clayton, were united in marriage, Hev. Guy Davis of the I'resbylerian Cluiivh, offi ciating. llolh those young people are well known and have a host of friends who wish them every joy. Lane Wiley Opal Virgil Lane, daughter of Mr. and .Mrs. S. K. Lane, of Cl.iyi.on. and Mr. Chas. II. Wiley, of Sedan, were united in marriage at tho parsonago of the Haptist Church, Wednesday, May 31st, at 7:30 A. M, Rev. J. W. Salo being the officiating minister. Hot li are young people who havo a large circle of friends in Clayton and Union county 'Mrs. Wiley was a. member of. the 1022 class of thn Clayton High School, graduating this year. Mr. Wiley is also a graduate of Iho Clayton schools. After bis graduation he secured a position with Iho State Hank of Commerce, where ho has been a valued and ef ficient member of the institution for Iho past thrcu years. Mr. and Mrs. Wifoy loft yostcrday for a short tour of tho mountains in tho westorn part of Ihe slalo, by automobile. After Juno tsth, they will lie nt home to their friends at Toxlne, Toxas. Mr. Wiley will lie connected with the First Statu bank. at Texlino. Wo join their multitude of friends in wishing this young couplo tho bost for their married life. The announcement of tho begin ning of The News Conical appears on this page. We originally an nounced that we would give a thou sand dollars in premiums. This Is Tho sympathy of the community tour beginnng. Y want to give you this 91000 i as far aa noasUbln. WaUu ifit our ivtxt announcomnk