CLAYTON and VICINITY
News Gathered from a Variety of Sources
Kodak films developed 10c Prints
encli. 12 liotir service.
3llf. Clayton, X. 1L
I n Ion Thanksgiving Service at
l he M. E. Church In which all the
i burche of the town will coojserate
T)iankviing Day at 10:00 A. M.
Can you i ma urine anything Uial
wduM make a prettier and more
I'lofiUblo gift than the Now In
dexed Bible? See Mrs. Wheeleee,
at Wade's Dry Ceod Store. W
Morru llertsloin of Denver came
tn Clayton Tuesday of tills week, to
lok after business mailers.
Tin ii the year to oave Give your
friend Photographs, the Exclusive
.ifl $1.50 to 18.0 per iloi.. finished
in. New fall and winter eael fold
'i 9. Make your apiiointment now
.-ampies on display.
16-7 HIVES STCDIO.
Ktcha-Koo, soon coining under
(In- auspices of the American Le
mon, a real how, of real talent, be.
mue it will be a Clayton production.
C. Borger, prominent citizen
'f (he Amistad community, and pro.
prietor of the Sunny Slope farm.
xxbi a pleasant caller at 'Hie News
.ff ico Wednesday of this week. He
:i all smiles over the election and
came in to tell us how glad he was.
top SALE I Singov Sewing Ma-.-ine.
WO.00: 1 Spanish Leather
llorker m.50; I Spanish Leather
siraight Chair; $12.50: t Hug. $18.00.
Mrs. Sutheri, tlC Cherry St. 10-2
Dr. Keller returned li (own Mon-
lav with a fair specimen of his skill
.t h huntsman, a fine buck- Doc
t nil smiles, because' few there bo
that return crowned .with so much
This is the ar to save. (live your
friends Photograph, the exclusive
gift. S.30 to 118.00 iier dot, finish
ed in. New fall and winter oasel
folders. Make your appointment
now. Samples un display.
t0- . HIVES STUDIO.
luni Biithnell i9 nut in the coun-
ly llrls week. looking after the du
lie of hi office connected with the
Mat Cattle and Sheep Sanitary
Genuine San Luis Valley Potatoes
Well matuied. No I slock. $1.50 ewl,
tur 1IAII.MON FOX.
North Front SI., Opposite Depol
It. D. Hutchinson, proprietor of
ih' ut Garage of Anilslad, was in
'lay ton. Wednesday, attending Up
J. 1'. rnhart, progressive farim
of Ihn IVomns communlly. whs in
(la ton the lirst of the week.
While Ihe present supply lasts we
will sell pood No. I Wine Sap Apples
at .?l.&0 liushel.
tttr HARMON FOX,
North I-1 out SI.. Opposite Depot.
Dr. C. M. Hurley went after dee
Ihe firM i'l the week.
(HtH.JoIiiiviu Merc. Co.. ii making
nine impioxcmcnts in the displav
window ol their grocery depart
EAT A I' HOTEL CI.ARK Dining
Itoom. ftegulai meals 36e; Short
Order erved. Sunday Dinner r,0
ANTED A good second hand Ford
Write 11. H., Tate. N. M. '.'-2
.1 c, Giles, of the Cimarron, was a
omines visitor in Clayton tho firs!
f the weak.
tin k Lenharl was In from the
anrh Ihia-week, looking after busi-
w NTED--Trees and Shrubbery.
W o will donate trees and shrub
'i r to beautify the. grounds at St.
i .crph's Hospital. Notify Phone 237
T JM. 47-3
fit Thanksgiving Day iranip will
i . hiween Ctaylon and Hat on High
h. Will you not help Clny
' " l.v being present ind rooting
f your home team.
R. W. Isaacs Hdwe. Co.
Clayton, New Mexico
FUHBANKS MOUSE SCALES AND
home i: i.irc run: lighting
P . 0. PLOWS.
INTERNATIONAL II UtVl'.S I Lit CO.
U ON WOOD WORK.
(. L AM.EO FLI ES AND TANKS
M rs. u. B. Selvy, who was recunt-
operated Hjwn in Trinidad, has
i been very well the past few
non. iiugii ii. wonuwara was
looking after business matters in
the Claimant community the firt
of the week.
Ihuel t.aldwell left un the even
ing train Wcdnesdny. for n few day?
visit m Denver.
KOlt SALE Good mileh cow for
sale. Giving iwn gallon on pas
C. E LEWIS.
Leo J '.Ik ins. from south of town,
was in the city the first of the week,
Hading ane" altendimr to bu-sine.-..
WANTED TO RENT -Throo or four
room house, furnished: at once.
Notify New office.
II L Davis of .the Manker com
munity, was a business visitor u
S. n. IComondsoii was in from the
ranch. Wednesday, visiting nt the
home ,,f i i aril Dr. S. M.
.IONES 10 SENO ITtEE SEEDS
Washington. Nov is, 1022.
M dear Editor:
The Department ot xgrieullurc
ha allotted to me for, distribution
in New Meiro oarlv next spring n
irenernti supply of vegetable and
flower seeds, and I will be glad to
honor all request so far in my quo.
la will permit. If you will kimllv
aixe tills publicity the courtesy will
Very ulllcereiy vours.
A. ,V JONES.
HEMKMIIEIl THAT YOE CAN GET
YOI.'H CHRISTMAS GUTS T Till
PHCSBVICIIIAN l in DEC. 8TH
A. DTII. AT Till: MI7IHODIST
business nitor in Clayton Thui
lay of thu week
A GlUPHAl'HONK, table,
books, chair, vases and
curtains all have a value
in Jullars and cents to you.
Probably you could replace
thein but it would cost
quite a mm.
SUPPOSE TIIKY SHOULD
Tills uacucy of the
Hartford Fire Insur
ance Co. will Insuro
floods ii ii J personal
Union Co. Agency
.Mtl ADDEN & IHXEV
"liisuraiu-e. That In.sunV
Cmi(lit on the Hun
Private Hanks had been the most
bfishful and rolirliiK little niun in
the army. When women visited the
camp he had always fled for shelter
and stayed there until after they
had left. So it came as a surprise
when on-' of his former companions
came across him in civilian garb
and was introduced lo u larae. husky
iirl as Mrs. Hanks.
When he was able to sel Dinks
aside be asked him how" he had me
"Well," returned the liltle man
meekly, "it wns this way. I never
lid exactly meet her. She just
kinder overlook inn."
THE PHESHVTEItlAN AI.XILJAHY
WILL HOLD THEIR ANNEAL EAIIl
AT THE METHODIST OHI.'HCH,
DEC. HTH - OTH. .
PEHICO NEWS ITEMS
Wo enjoyed our first snow, Nov,
lOtli. Wj were all glad to sco It.
Work on our new school building
began last Monday. Wo arc all glad
to sec this work go on.
Our Sunday School is progress
ing nicely. Hro. Evans prcaohed
for us Sunday, the attendance be
Our young people gave a hearty
"welcome back" to Mr. and Mrs.
Krank Zachary, Saturday night, in
tho form of a charivari. Mrs. Zach
ary was formerly Miss Hossio Gross,
of this community. Mr. Zachary
is one of Pennington's well-known
young men. They will make their
home in Sedan communlly The
entire community hero wishes them
much happinoss in their new home.
Miss Lois Caudill, of Clayton, has
returned rrom her training at SI.
Mary's hospital. Chicago, and will
soon be at her work in Clayton
again. She has been spending this
week wlh her sister. Mrs. Floyd
Vandruff. We are glad to see her
in Union county again.
Our literary society meets every
two weeks and our entertainment is
the. best. Everybody come.
If you want to spend a pleasant
and profitable day be sure and be
at tho school house Thanksgiving
Day. We want our entire cmuniun
Hy to attend our exercises.
nn: "The man I marry mut
tie able to put the world at my
Dan: "Well, I huve itt in cash.
Will you be satisfied with Hussia
and Germany for a starter?"
J. .1. Hninpa, merchant of J'a-a
monte, was in Clayton this week.
Hitter End Stuff
Little Sambo came in crying nn
Ihe first day of school.
'Well, what have we here.?" cried
the teacher sympathetically. "What
is the cause of such grief, my little
'Th-the bulldog in de ne.v' block.
He done run out an' bahked at me."
'Well, that is no cante for tears.
Why didn't you ignore him? Walk
right piift hm? You should have
spurned htm with contumely."
"Y-ya?'.um. dal's what Ah did
ceplin' dat Ah missed him."
DO.YT roilGET THE PLM.E A
DATE OI- THE I'HESUYTEni N
KENT--Two room furnbhed
house. Inquire at Clayton Green,
t use, or phone 180. ID
D A. I nddock and wife returned
1 1. .me la-l Saturday from Santa Fa,
i.-ie they attended Scotish Hite
i . union.
1 lie diners were in Clayton last
I ri. lay from their home in Dalharl,
unending the football game.
I ost -Small Hlaek Horse, white
tni in tace, two glass eyes. No
b.and l-o crank for Hup car
My I. M Fruth.
I.om'V Ijibor (Lost?1
Fut Friend: "Will your love al
Other Friend: "Well, shell frv
hard enough to, at least,"
Woman with boy, C. denires pon
tion: housekeeping preferred; would
consider ..ut-of-lown work. Mrs
May tin Ho loi Claw.n N M
.1 1 Iiicknerot otto community.
Ha in t'htvl. n Ihn week leading
iMi rial"ii merchants
A '( -.ir pronnnTj ar.j j"
H , - . , t, ,( l,- Kf 'J-
. nrr tl( , ua., ,n f Jay) . i dm f r?
f i it ve. i iranirg k un iro i j"
orvs ex-a prooea
whloh gives a
YOE CAN GET PLAIN Oil FANCY
AHTICLES AT thi; pheshyteii-
IAN I AI1I. IN THE METHODIST
CHIJiU:H HASEMENT. DEC. 8TH ,v
T. H. Paker was in town Thurs
day. pcdJlinii crude oil pills, as usual.
Mr. Hanson passed through lhv
community with UN thresher. Sat
urday, on his way to the Paris boys.
Several of oili people were viil
inii tuiil trading n Clayton Saturday.
Carl Huskirk lias a chronic case
f well Ii nuble, and is hauling wat
er. The Community me..i,K Sa'ui
dff night was well nt'ended by e .
eryone present. A lolly sond l ine
is reported by all.
The weather has been fine so far
fur the truck route to school, ff
the mails ore not burned out to pre
vent iiinil jnd sno vdriCts. there will
be limes when here will be nr.
transportation Ve have th- and
ond ire waiting for the snow-
Mr. Will Doildi lias renled Hie
' 'axis place it; Mif Mansker nm-
i inily for another year.
Mr ami Mrs. .T.m Hnpsnn's hahv
is quite sick.
lll'.IIKAIIS IS I'OH KATCII-UOO
WILL HEGIN SOON
The Club met ut the home of
Mrs. Arthur Woolen, Tuosday night,
with a goodly number of the girls
present. It being a cold night, there
wore not so many out, but the young
ladles are showing a great interest
in the work.
The yearly program has been pre
pared and subjects assigned to the
different girls. Mrs. Gulst will lake
charge of the music, and it is hoped
that all the young ladles Interested
In music will dig out their musical
instruments and make this a real
asset to tho club. Mrs. Guisl is an
efficient leader and will make this
branch of the Club on uplift lo tire
community. llcfreshmenls weru
served, which consisted of hot choo
olate and angel food cake, which
all enjoyed. The hostesses were
Helen I'lerson and I.tiuva Wiley.
The Current Topic Club met at
the home .of Mrs. Gill, November IT.
The program subject was "Expan
sion." Mrs. Milligan gave a good
talk on New Orleans. The ladies are
devoting a great deal of their time
and energy supplying clothes for
Ihe needy school children. Anyone
having clothes to give away suit
able to any school children can no
tify either Mrs. Gill or Mrs. Woolen.
Holp from outsiders would be
greatly appreclajcd. The next meet
ing will be at Mrs. Haydoifs. De
M. E. SEHVICES
Morning service: "Expressixe lle
ligion." Evening service: "Men Who Miss,
ed the Trail."
The Mefhodisl Ladies Aid met at
Ihe church, November l'nil, xx-illl
Mrs. Green and Mrs. Honjonr as
hostesses. The meeting was inter
esting and enjoyable.
"Kalcha-Koo." a positively up-lo-Ihe-ininiite
musical funhistique xvill
tie given on nr about Dec. II and 12,
nl the Cenlral School Auditorium,
under Hie auspices of The American
Legion. The Society intends to
rai'e fluids for their Memorial
buildinar. and Ihe funds accruing
from the production of this play
will he used lo that end. Commit
tees haxe been formed wilh Frank
O. Blue as general chairman. All
in charge are most enthusiastic o-cr
the coming event ,ind feel confident
thai it will bo a grand success.
Katcha-Kno is both Oriental and
Viueriean II tells an interesting
story of an American avialor. xxho
lost m India, masquerades ti an Or.
ie-ital Fakir, and meets xvilh many
thrilling adventures. A vein of rich
comedy runs thru Ihe piece and
there are nox-el and brilliant mus
ical and spectacular effects. The
patriotic idea predomínales tbruont
and there is a wonderful finale en
titled "Liberlv Ulanie." in which
all the Mlied Nations participate.
A professional director xvill hav
charge of i ehear.sals. which xvill be
gin about Nov. 271 h.
IttilAL LETTEIt CAHHIEIIS TO
"Do you think the lamb xxdl ever
lie ilovx n x ith Hie lion''"
' l'.is,ii uivde
IT LS THE niTY OF SCHOOL
I'o luok to the care of their pupils'
eyes. Many children seem dull, do
not. like to study, and are called
They Are Unfortunate
in most cases for having some eye
defect. Most of them show no oth
er sign of eye trouble, and grow to
manhood ami womanhood, dull and
stupid, never knowing that their
eyes alone made them averse to stu
dy and activity. ,
D. W. HAYDON
At Davis Drug Store
CI .AY TON, NEW HEX
The Rural Letter Carriers of Fn
ion county will meel at the court
house in Clayton nt 10 a .in., Noveni
bor 30lh. Thanksgiving Day.
An interesting program has been
irrangeil and xve hope to have every
carrier r.f the county present for
We also extend a special invita
'ion to the patrons of Iho rural
unites and postmasters of (he conn-
y to meet with us.
Ii. K. BALCH.
i See'y and Treas... H. L. C A
Unshed to Dentil
During Ihe flu epidemic at Cauu
Howie base hospital, many of the
iloclors worked twenty hours a dav
One rookie medico had a seventy
five bed xvnrd thrust upon luni Ihe
firl flay of his Army career. He
struggled valiantly wilh his profes
sional xviirk, bul failed to realie
that he xx-as now a soldier.
He forgot the sacred uinriiiiig re
poi ts. He forgot to make out the
sacred mess regulation'. He exas
perated everybody. Finally the
colonel hauled him to Ihe curpet
"Why in the blaiikelx--blankety
blank don't you rend your Army
The young doctor looked at him in
Army regulations?" he ejaoulnt-
ed. "Good Lord, colonel, I haven't
oven had lime to road the newsna-
Ills Early Education
There xx-as recently brought be
fore a police judge in Atlanta a col
orcd. culprit to whom, among nth.
or. fh magistrate put this quesJ
"Wher- xvre you born9"
"And were vrn brought vp there?
Tes Y' H"nah vcv fien
KILIIl HNS ENTEHTA1.V
'luesiliy exening of this xxeek Iho
Kühurns entertained Ihe young
married folks of the Christum
Church nl Iheir home.
The voting people disbanded their
class last year that the Everyman's
Bible Cla could be organized. They
haxe felt the need, however, for
ceorgaiiiiition. and allho (lie Bible
Class still, continues, ihe young peo
ple perfected iheir re-organlatiim
in a short business se,on held dur
ing Ihe evening, xvlth the folloxving
officer elected: F. P. Kilburn.
president; Will Spencer, vice pres
ident : Mrs. Tom Btishnell, secretary
This has always been one of the
hesi classes in the Church school,
and Ihe mw organization is moving
rapidly lor Iho, honor of being the
most pronreisixe in the town or
county. The officers xvill receive
Ihe cooperation ot every member
anil with Ibis, they xvill bo able to
map out a constructix-e program
I'.-eparations wore made for an
oyster supper lo be held Thanks
giving evening for Ihe memhn s "I
the class and some of their fn nds
After the business s(.s,inIi
freshmeiits were served ami a de
lightt'ul social half-hour was en
joyed by Hie young people present
And Classified Department
Money to loan on Improved Farm
and Hanch land. Terms reasonable.
Blakely & Scott, Clayton National
BankUldg. Clayton, N. M. mi
STOP THAT ITCHING"
Use Blue Star Itcmedy for Eczema
Itch, Tetter, or Cracked Hands, Hiug.
worm, Chapped Hands and Face,
Scalp Diseases, Old Sores, and Sores
on Children, also for fed trouble.
Guaranteed by Wansor Drug Co. lOlf
FOH SALE -Ilnomlng House, 12
rooms, modern except bent. Close
in, 3 lots. Must be Mild nt once. For
particulars seo Mrs. C. F. Watkins
I'OH SALE OH THAIIE
One or txto quarter sections of
irrigated polaco and alfalfa land in
the San Luis. Valley. Terms to siul
on part. Address 11. I'., care II. II
Edimindson. Clayton, N. M. SO-1
ADVEItTISE IN THE NEWS
PI.WEH PIANO AT A SACHIFICI
For quick disposal will make big
sacrifice in price. This is a high
grade make left on our hands near
Clayton. Write al once fur special
price, terms and particulars lo The
Denver Music Co., Denxer, Colo.
Industrious men and women xxaut.
ed lo retail the genuine Watkins
Products in city territories. Excep
tional opportunity to tie up with
oldest and largest company of its
kind. Our bustlers average income
is 81.10 an hour. Are you doing as
well? l not, write today for fiee
samples and particulars. The ,1. H.
Watkins Co.. Depl. 82, Winona.
ADVEItTISE IN THE NEWS
FOH SALE One roan Durham Hull.
3 yrs. old. A good one. Dee C.
Pollard, al P. 0. S7lf
The Clay Ion Board of Education
will receive, sealed bids until 8 P. M
November 21. Il.'2. for ISO Ions of
coal. Bids must state the kind n!
coal, the analysis, and the niine
from which it is to be shipped. Bid.
should be filed in the office or Ho
56-2 Board of education.
Clayton, :: New Mexico
CITV BAGGAGE TBANSFEIt
Permanently Located 1UW Main
Prompt and Satisfactory Service
C. II. CLAGETT, Prep.
Col. J. 0. Tignor
Office -Tignor Barber Shop
FABM SALES A SPECIALTY
CLAYTON NEW .MEXICO
Tom Wolfords Shop
CLEANING AND PBESSING
Alterations of All Kinds
WE ARE PHEPAHED TO
GIVE YOU THE BEST OF
SEHVICE. WE CALL FOH
AND DELIVER ALL WOHK.
FRANK 0. BLUE
AlTOBNEY AT LAW
PRACTICE IN ALL COL'HTS
Two Light Housekeeping Hnonp
for rent. Phone 2SIC. W
'By C. Perry, 103 San .luan St
Miles or prairie, t-retehing far,
Criss-crossed by winding trails
lonely cabin like a slar.
Around whieli the bleak wind
This is New Mexico.
Against the horinn dimly blue.
The distant hills gleam cold
The sim now peeping into view,
ltetouche.s all wilh gold.
Out in New Mexico.
Mirage now of water clear,
Wilh strange birds flying o'er
Which now are seen, then disappear,
This strange New Mexico
And air of mystery over ail.
But to the hearl it clings,
'.ml to the soul il .seems to call
While sweet memories il brings.
Wondrous New Mexico.
rrCl'MOAIH MAY CHANGE
METHOD OF GOVERNMENT
Tiirumcarl, N. M., Nov. IK. - pet
ition has been presented lo the city
council asking that an election be
called to determino if Tucunicari
wishes lo go under the commission
form of government. The council
lias referred tho petition to the city
attorney to determine if Hie requi
site number of signatures wns at
tached to the petition The law re
quires 15 per cent of the voters at
Ihe hint election. The petition car
ries 17.1 names.
The council has restored to all
city- ofliciuls except the cily clerk
the wilanes they enjoyed up until
last August when a reduction of $50
was made in eooh oaso. Irod
Groves, city marshal, lias tendered
his resignation after six years of
sorvlce. Grovos states that tho city
mayor hag asked for his resignation.
The Tucumcari News was unable to
verify the statement, ns the elty of
ficials refused' to speak for publi
cation. Mack Johnson, formerly F.l
Paso and southwestern railroad de
tective lias beer appointed '. sue
Col. Geo. Goodyear
CATTLE EXCHANGE AND BICAL
Clayton :: New .Mexico
i Dr. C. W. PRESNAL
EYE, EAB, NOSE and T1IUOAT
DR. E. A. IIOLLOWAY
Clayton - - New llexlto
GARDNER S, CHAPIN, M, I).
Physician mid Surncon
Gladstone, N. .M.
DR. R. M. OLRETER, V. S.
Office Ohio Theatre Bldu.
Phone: Res. 1711; Office, 2CI
MONEY TO LOAN ON GOOD
C. E. II A R T L E Y
CLAYTON, NEW MEX.
D. II. HASSERROEK
Any Time Any Place
Ask for Dates
Phone :1L Sli pache Valley
R. NO. I. CLAYTON, N. M.
a mm tw mnr
" UmCHTlSH IN THE NEWS
M. and Mrs. D. A. Paddock aro
spending several days this xvoek m
J. V. .lannoy was dubbed a Knight
by the Knight Templara, Clayton
Commandery, at a - special session
Mrs. P. Scott has returned ,(rmi
an extended visit to Texas.
Small Acreage Close-In
While In Missouri I listed for trade a dandy suburban
home, i-ousIstlii( of four acres and a good six-room
house; also twenty iteres one-half mile from town.
Come In mid trade your fnrm for this.
United Realty Co.
C E, LEWIS, Mauaucr,
aec-ordlnn tu sito, from 4c. to Gc.
T. W. Srliult of Chico, was i
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