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Montoya is booming. Several
new buildings are going tip, and
there is prospect of a large hotel
being erected in the near future.
Lots are going like hot cakes. Get
in on the ground floor.
Howard Kohn and mother have
returned from New York.
Montoya has a meat market.
Mr- Spinks spent Tuesday in
Amos Jones is here in charge of
a large crew preparing to dig a
well for 'the Rock Island railroad
Mr. Walker and family left this
week for Little Rock, Ark.,, where
they will make their future home
Mrs. Shaw has been very sick
with the mumps.
Mrs. Frank Trolter is very ill
with the measels;
Mr. Vilson of Tucumcari-is ii
town on business.
Miss Jennie Ellis and Millie Mc
Clenden have returned from a visit
Mr. Coker has gone to Tucum
cari fort supplies for- his- new res
taurant.1 Hewill be open for busi
ness in a few days.
The ladies of Montoya will give
a neck tie social on the 23rd of
February. Their object is to help
the church" fund. The ladies took
in $23.00 at the box supper given
for the same cause. Everybody in
Walter JUMott and wile were
guests of the Peggrams.
Murray has filed nine home
steaders around burnt mountain;
these settlers must have.a taste for
roughness: arc from Aakansaw
Rushiias filed near Will Morton's
The Quay literary society will
have a box supper Friday night to
raise money to buy an organ.
Jones and Wilson are here from
Missouri to begin improving their
claims. They chartered" a car and
brought their household goods and
Goff's friend has reached here
and will begin hauling his car of
goods right away.
Hortons have used' gun and poi
son so successfully that their place
is about rid of prairie dogs and
Billingsley has broke 57 acres of
his homestead and is now fencing
Earnest Allen has found a claim
near Briscoe's windmill.
Potter had a horse badly crippU
ed in the wire.
A picnic crowd visited Cotton
wood Mesa and had their pictures-
taken by photographer Nowell.
Randall had an old fashioned
turkey dinner Sunday which was
throughly enjoyed by those who
participated in it.
Prof. M. Rudulph is out visit
ing the Dodson schools; ho will go
from here to Quay.
The farmers are turning the dirt
now in great style. New Mexico
is putting on back-eastern airs in
the way of farming. Who said
New Mexico would never be a
Our old bachelor friend George
Jones has 60 acres now ready fo
(juite a number ot our young
sters went' to the mountains last
Sunday: they report a gay time
Aunt Tilda went with them.
Hughes and wife and Mrs. Fox
visited Mesa Rodondo last Sunday
Hughes has planted a hedge of
250 cottodwood trees around his
orchard and vineyard; it is worth
It looks like somebody is going
to do some fencing from the way
they are getting out cedar posts
Everybody in Ogle Flat have
their old land turned and are now
, The writer interrogated several
farmers lately as to what they in
tend to plant this year, and from
what I can learn Quay county will
come in this fall with 50,000 bush
els of corn crop; then we will come
in for lots of good old hominy.
John Burney has made a bond of
$1,000 in the suit pending between
himself and Mrs. Cooper.
Grandpa Briscoe was out burn
ing weeds last week.
Grandpa Jenne is building 1
house this week.
Pink Randall is studying book
keeping, but l think he win soon
be studying conjugal bliss pretty
Pap Billingsley, Gus Buyers,
J. H. Hughes and several others
went down to the hub city of Tu-
Mrs. J. H. Hughes is the crack
maikswoman of this section of the
country, she can bag more game in
less time than any one in this com
Say, what is the matter that the
News and the business men of Tu
cumcari can't all combine with us
nesters and have a fair this fall?
say about Sept; It is a good way
to advertise our country. Let's
hear from some one.
The widow Fox is going to sell
her cattle and go into the hog busi
-FOR SALE The Skating Rink
on easy terms; See W. J . Hittson.
Patterson & Donohoo at the
Court house get reports .every week
from the. land office. i7tf
ilanies Lunigan is building a
throe-room cottage near the school
house. Benher und Jaclcson arc
Jenkins. Flat Happenings .
Again to let ou lu-ar from us.
We have had another lino week to
work. It is getting a little dry to
plow but we have other work that
we can do.
One Paul Rush is putting up a
J. T. Jeffreys is getting posts.
He thinks he is the champion post
getter. He goes eighteen miles and
cuts his posts and returns the sec
Cooper is boring a well forTarp
ley. He went down 100 feet and
the machinery broke. He will wait
for repairs to come from Texas.
It is rough on the farmer who must
wait on such inconveniences and
during the time haul water.
It is a .sight how the farmers are
plowing up the earth, the grass
will be a thing of the past in a
Now, we want to tell you some
thing about our beautiful valley.
It runs south to the cap rock of
the plains and west to the saddles
mesa and S S ranch mesa. Dodson
is in the valley and also Quay.
Dodson is coming to the front rap
idly; a flourishing school is run
ning full -blast, a literary society
which has a debating society and
spelling match alternating Satur
day nights and church every Sun
J. T. Jeffrey will preach at Ogle
Flat school house the third Sunday
in this month, and his subject will
This Space reserved for
"Wright & Campbell.
ELK DRUG STORE
We have opened up an
entirely new stock.
HEADQUARTERS FOR EVERYTHING
Tucumcari ..... . Ni:v Mexico
HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY.
Main Street .... Tucumcari, N. M.
be "Man's duty he owes to his
God in order that he may be saved
from his past sins, and the duty he
owes to his God to live a consist
ant Christian life."
Good luck to the editor'and his
helpers and contributors.
Bethel Chapter, No. 15, 0. E. S-
Kegulur meetings on and and .lh Tues
days of each month, at Masonic Hall.
Visiting members of the order cordially
invited to attend.
Alick E. Koch, V. M,
M. II. Koch. Secretary.
A. F. & A. M.
Tucutncari Lodge No. 27.
Meets every first and third Monday
each month. Visiting brothers invited.
H. H. Hakgis, W. M.
J. Q. Adams. Sec.
Knights of Pythias
Tucumcari Lodge No 29, meets every
Wednesday evening Visiting brethron
C C Davidson, C C
Ii L Hunter, K of U s
Dangers of Colds a.rd how to Avoid
More fatalities have their origin in or re
sult from a cold than from any other cause
This fact alone should make people more
careful as there - is no danger whatever
from a cold when it is properly treated in
the beginning. Kor many years Chamber
lain s cough remedy has been recognized
as the most prompt and effectual medicine
in use for this disease. It acts on nature's
plan, loosens the cough, relieves the lungs
opens the secretions and aids, nature in
restoring the system to a hralthy condi
tion. Sold by all druggists,
Pure Drugs and Pre
scriptions a Specialty
and Wood Work