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Volume i. No. 13. TUCUHCARI, NOW MEXICO, SATURDAY. JAN. 20, 1906. Subscription $1.50 a year. Will Try For Agricultural Experi ment Station. The Commercial Club li e I d a a meeting Tuesday evening lor l he purpose of discussing the feasibil ity of an agricultural experiment station in Ouay county. A com mittee consisting of C. C. David son, W. F. Buchanan, M . C . Meclicm and Col. T. W. Neman, was appointed to lake the matter up with the proper authorities im mediately. The object is to g'e t thts government to help our people to ascertain the variety of agricult ural products that are best adapt ed to this climate and to try to get the farmers to plant and cultivate that which promises the greatest yield and the most money per acre. The Commercial Club has done a great deal for the county already, in helping to locate immigrants and to aid in anv way possible th prospective settler coming to Quay county, but this is the most impor tant step yet taken, and if the sta tion can be had it is just the thing most needed at this time. Rock Island Will Help. In answer to a letter from Col M eman, Sec. of the commercial c 1 u b , John Sebastian, traffic manager of the Rock Island, said: "I note that there is still a million and five hundred thousand acres of homestead land open for settle ment in your county and that the Tucumcari people are particularly desirous and willing to give all as sistance and co-operation for the securing of prospective homestead ers. I will make it a special point to see that you are furnished with names of parties making inquiries regarding homestead lands in New Mexico, feeling sure that you will follow same u p a n d co-operate closely in securing them locations in our territory." This shows the Rock Island ready to help us and we should take advantage of the opportunity and get to work to push the matter along. Dr. Wilson, a prominent sheep man from Wyoming, formerly in terested with Dr. Richards in stock here and who has yet large holdings in New Mexico live stock, has been in Tucumcari for several days. Me is very much impressed with this section of the Territory from an agricultural standpoint, and be lieves the proposed agricultural experiment station for this county may be had it we make the right sort of an effort. Sheriff Street is going to plant 300 acres of forage crops this year. Does that look like farming, or not. FIR.ST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING. TUCUMCARI, NEW MEXICO. The First National Bank of Tucumcari has been. organized a little more than three years and has done a good business since it opened its doors in Tucumcari. Its officers are Frank P. Harman of Lynchburg, Va., President; A. 13. Simpson, one of our prominent merchants, Vice President; and W. F. Buchanan of this city its cashier. Among the stockholders are W. II. Fuqua of Amarillo, President of the Amarillo First National Bank; Frank P. Harman of Lynchburg, Va., who is President of the Guckenheimer Dry Goods Co. of Lynchburg, Va., a concern capitalized at $10,000,000.00, and Vice-President of the First National Bank of Roanoke, Va., and who is also a heavy stockholder in Virginia railway lines and coal; and W. F. Buchanan, Alex. D. Goldenberg and J. A. Street, all of this city. The bank was organized the 9th day of June 1902 as a national bank, and since the dale ol opening it has paid the stockholders 401 per cent, in dividends on a paid in capital of 25,000. On the first day of January 1006 the surplus and profits set aside amounted to 2490. 03 and the deposits were 1 1 1,51 1.02, cash and sight exchange, 52,933.87; and loans and discounts amounting to 72,091. iS. This strikes the News as being an excellent showing for a new bank in a new town. Tucumcari citizens are proud of our local bank. Mr. Buchanan is a thorough busi ness man and a good safe banker and merits the splendid patronage he has. The following is taken from the statement at the opening of busi ness January this year: STATEMENT. Loans and Discounts 72,091.1s U. S. Bonds and Premiums 6,695.31 Bank Building, Furniture and Real Estate 13.519.69 Cash and Sight Exchange 52,933.87 Jake Bradley's Funeral. Last Saturday the remains of ike Bradley were disinterred at uerto and brought here for burial, he funeral took place at the Tu cumcari cemetery at . o'clock Sun ny afternoon. T h e ceremonies were conducted bv Attv. C. C. Davidson, who spoke tenderly of the wayward life of this unfortu- ate cowboy as his body was given back to mother earth. Thus, the last request of Bradley that his friends should give his remains a decent sepulture at Tucumcari was complied with. For the information of those who contributed to the expense of the funeral, H. K. Grubbs asked us to print the following: STATK.M KNT Expenditures: Box and lumber Zinc Casket Nails Coflin Labor disinterring Sponges and Cologne Lodging 3 men, Puerto Grave, Tucumcari Mack for funeral Total Amount Collected 36.50 List of collections and expendi tures may be seen at the Legal Tender Saloon. Total '. 145,240.05 Capital paid in 25,000.00 Surplus and Profits 2,479.03 Circulation v 6,250.00 Deposits 111,511.02 Total 145,240.05 Rev. Recce preached an excel lent sermon Sunday night. His text was Numbers 10: 29. "And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Raguel, the Medianite, Moses' father-in-law, we are journeying unto the place of which the Lord said, I will give it you: come thou with us and we will do thee good; for the Lord has spoken good con cerning Isreal." Rev. Recce han dled his subject in an able and in teresting manner. Stock Sales. I have some good stock for sale. Sales will be conducted at my livery barn in Tucumcari on t'e first and second Mondays of each month beginning with February 5H1. It will pay parties wishing to buy good stock to attend these sales. J. A. Street District Attorney M. C. Mechem will attend the inaugural cerenio nies of Governor Hagernian at Santa Fe on the 22nd. 3-oo 15.00 .10 4oO 3.00 1.30 i-75 5.00 3.00 36.65 Certificate of Apportionment of the School funds County of Quay, New Mexico. I, Milnor Rudulph, Superin tendent of Schools of said County, do hereby certify that I have duly apportioned the School Funds of said County on this 18th day of January, A. D. 1906. The amount of money subject to said Apportionment is Six Hun dred Forty Three Dollars and Thirteen Cents (643.13). The total number of persons of school age are 838. The rate per scholar is .7974, which is apportioned to the several Districts as below: Milnor Rudui.imi, County Superintendent. District No. 624.98 52.19 68.30 48.35 46.81 82.05 38.37 40.67 46.05 Sam Slane came in from his ranch Monday. He tells us that he has sold all his Hereford bulls he was advertising in this paper at good figures.