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She ffueumeari Jiews
And Tucumcari Times.
Volume 4. No. is
TUCUHCARl, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY. JANUARY 36, 1907.
Subscription $!.oo a year.
One of the Most Enthusiastic
School Interests Amonjj Matters
The cull of a Citizens meeting by
the Commercial Club was respond
ed to by nearly every business
man and citizen of. the city at the
couit house Thursday night. Col.
T. W, Heman was rade chairman
and delivered a ringing address on
the necessity of ourpcoplo getting
together and working in unison
for tho upbuilding of our city and
county and enthusiastic addresses
were also delivered by attorney
C. C. Davidson, 1. C. Barnes, A.
D. Goldcnberg, M. Rudulph,
Prof. Wuro and others. B. C.
Hancock, an experienced dry.
farmer, who understands the
Campbell system also delivered an
interesting address on that miI
jeet, which was well received.
Our school interests were di-eu-ed
generally and the sentiment
was unanimous that additional
facilities must be had in Tucuui
cari and Prof, "Ware informed tl
meeting thut at least 100 childivi.
were now out of school in thi
dislrict for tho reason that they
cannot bo accommodated with the
room tho present building affords.
A reorganization of the old com.
mercial club is now in process and
directors for the new organization
arc as follows;
C. T. Chenault, 1. C. Barnes,
A, D. Goldcnberg. A. B. Dauber,
Earl George, T. W. Heman, and
one other that we did not got.
The directors are to draft a con
stitution and by-ln ws for the man
agement and control of the or
ganization and will present them
at a meeting to be held at the
Court House at 7 p. m. on Feb
A cordial invitation is extend
ed to all to attend a social hp at
my new store next Wednesday
night, .Jan. liOth. Respectfully,
M. M. KOCH.
California Port Wine at the
White Elephant Saloon, tf.
Try a "Langsdorf," thecigar of
quality at the Club Pool Room-
Buy a box of " Marguerites " at
Donahues, the best smoke in town.
Handy with Checks
One K. E. MoCauly, a hobo
printer, who blew into this office
Monday one week ago and who
was employed by our office fore
man worked until Saturday night
at 0 o'clock when he was paid oil'
and began a glorious old booze
which lasted until Monday morn
ing. During his play at tho whis
ky glasses he tried tho various
gambling games and when his
week's salary was exhausted he
began drawing checks on tho Tu
cumcari First National and forg
ing the name of the Tucumcari
Printing Co. by tho Editor of this
paper as its business manager and
cashed half a dozen or more
cheeks in this manner. He play
Field of Indian Corn Tucumcari Mountain in the Distance.
V. II. Morgan, our well known
fellow-townsman, and Miss Annie
Mack of Toxarkana, bookkeeper
for the Western Union Telegraph
Co., who has spent tho past sever
al months in Tucumcari with Mrs.
J. A. Street, were married at the
Street residence at half past 8
o'clock Thursday morning, the
Rev. Milton Keece olliciating. On
ly a few close friends wore invited
to be present and the happy coup
le left immediately on tho morning
train for Brady Toxas, whore Mr
Morgan is onguged in tho mer
cantile business and whoro they
will remain until spring when
Mr. Morgan will return to Tu
cumcari to spend tho summer.
This paper joins tho friends of tho
matrimonial contractors! in wish
ing them all the happiness atten
dant upon a wedded life,
WANTEDAn expe r i e n c e d
broom maker. Apply at this office
or write E. H. Fullwood, Revuelto
N. Mex. io"-2
ed tho boys a lively game until ho
would go broke then he would
proceed to make some more checks.
The forgery was not discovered
until ho was out of town Monday
so ho made his temporary geta
way, but if ho stays on earth he
will never getaway as our cmccrs
and those who have been bilked
by him are not going to quit. Ho
got two other printers who are
employed in this ollice into troub
le by cashing checks on them also.
One of them is in jail now for
check work that in the opinion of
this paper was tho villainy of Mc
Cauly. McCauly hails from ilook-
or, Okla., and we are informed
has a wife there
Hereford Texas Closes Deal for New Col
Dallas, Tox,, Jan, 15. Citizens
of Hereford, Tox., today closed
a contract with a Colorado com
pany to have a railroad, which is
projected from Trinidad, Colo.,
to the Toxas Gulf Coast to pass
Work is to begin at Horoford
on May 1907. Grounds in Here
ford, right of way and a cash bo
nus amount., to $100,000. It is
not certain whether tho now road
is a Rock Island or a Gould Sys
Notice (o (he Taxpayers of Quay County
Notice is hereby given to tho
taxpayers of Quay county thattlio
tax books are now in possession of
The Tucumcari Trust and Savincrs
Bank at Tucumcari, N. Mex.
C. II. Chenault, cashier of said
bank is my duly authorized dep
uty to collect taxes.
Treasurer and Ex-offioio Collector
of Quay County.
Taxation of L&nds and Stock
in New Mexico.
Agricultural land in actual cul
tivation, with permanent water
rights, not less than $15 per acre.
Agricultural lands actually in
cultivation, without permanent
water rights, not less than $7.50
Agricultural lands capable of
cultivation, but not actually in cul
tivation, under ditch or artesian
lands, per acre, $1.25.
0 HAZING LANDS.
Grazing lands with stock, water
thereon by woll or othorwiso, so
located or situated as to utilize
privileges of grazing on govern
ment lands, per acre, $1.25.
Grazing lands other than above
specified, per aero 30 cents.
Timber lunds, west of tho Rio
Grande, within ten miles of rail
road, $5 per acre.
Timber lands east of tho Rio
Grande, within 10 miles of any
railroad, $3 50 per aero.
All other timber liindn overmen""
miles from any railroad, $1.50
Coal lands within ten miles of
any operated railroad, per aero,
Coal lands, more than ton miles
from a railroad, per acre, $10.
All patented mineral lands,
other than coal lands, per acre
The values lixed upon agricul
tural, timbejjf coal, mineral and
grazing lands on such grants, shall
bo classified and assessed as such
by the proper officers.
City, town, village and all other
property not herein enumerated
shall be assessed upon a basis of
(50 per cent of its jash value.
Stock horses, per head ..$12.50
Saddle horses, per head 15.00
American horses, per head 40.00
American mules, por head 50.00
Common mules, por head 15.00
Stock cattle, north of tho
35th parallel, por head.... 10.00
Stock cattle, south of the
35th parallel, por head.... 9.00
Cattle, othor than range
stock, per head 15.00
Common goats, por head 1.00
Improved Angora goats, por
Sheep, por head 1.75
Burros, por head 2.00
Swino, por head 3.50
Donahues' is headquarters for
Cream and finest candies made.