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ffhe Summcari ews Volume 5, No. 12 PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS. MASONS 4ND EASTERN STARS New Officers Were Installed la.st night at Masonic Hall. A Festive Occasion. The Masons and Eastern Stars held a public installation of ofiicers at the Masonic Hall last night, after which the Masons, Eastern Star ladies and their guests en joyed a banquet. The ofiicers for the Masons who were installed for the ensuing year are: A. D. Goldenberg, Worshipful Master; M. C. Mechem, Senior Warden; Ed F. Saxon, Wagon train of pioneers on the str eels of Tucumcaii who are now land owners in Quay county. Owners of 1S0 acres and inde pendent farmers of Northeastern New Mexico, Junior Warden; W. j. Hargis, Sec retary; Jacob Wertheim, Treas urer; C. C. Davidson, Senior Dea con; R. S. Coulter, Junior Deacon; W. 13. Jarrell, S. S.; C. H. Ran kin, J. S.; J. .Q. Adams, Tyler; Warder H. H. Hargis; and J. C. Jones, Sentinel. The ofiicers of the Eastern Star installed for the ensuing year are: Mrs. J. C. Jones, Worthy Matron; Mrs. Rome Donahoo, Associate Matron; Mrs. Win, Troup, Con ductress; Mrs. J. R. Spencer, Associate Conductress; Mrs. M. H. Koch, Secretary; Mrs. A. D. Goldenberg, Treasurer. The outgoing Matron, Mrs. M. H. Koch, assisted by Mrs. A. R. Carter as Marlial, installed riie ofiicers of the Eastern Star, after which Miss Merl Koch rendered a beautiful recitation entitled, "Wi Meet Upon the Level and Part Up on the. Square." The outgoing And Tucumcari Times. TUCUHCARl, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28. 1907. Master, M. H. Koch assisted by II . H. Hargis, installed the ofiicers of the Masons. Among the out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Clay G. Stev enson of Pratt. Kansas, and Mrs. Ollie Lipscomb of Santa Rosa. About sixty persons in all were present. Christmas Day Party. One of the prettiest and happiest parties of the season was the one at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Jennings at San Jon on Christmas day. They had as their guests their entire iamily of children and grandchildren except the eldest grandchild who is the bride of Walter E. Pollard, of Lisbon, la. There were present two sons, Chas. A. and T. W., with their wives and children; daughter, Nellie and another daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. C. Frank Marden and little son from near Norton. Also Miss Martha John ston from Chicago. The house was quaintly deco rated with photographs and snap shots of Eastern friends and scenes. A bountiful Christmas dinner was served at 1:30 o'clock, the afternoon being spent in merry conversation and song. Later the house was darkened and a beauti ful Christmas tree illuminated and gilts and sweetmeats distributed. A dainty supper was served after which all departed, tinul but happy to meet lor a like visit with Mr. and Mrs. iviardrn on New Year's day. Mrs. R. H. Carson ol Solatia spent Wednesday in Tucumcari. Thos. A. Brook of Cimarron is in town on business. Harry Hyson of Oklahoma City is visiting Tucumcari on business. W. II . Lambert left yesterday for Oklahoma on a business trip. Mr. Cecil, a farmer living about twenty miles south of here was in town on business today. Architect Paul E. Meeting has just completed several plans, rang ing from five to seven thousand dollars, which he will submit for the new Presbyterian church. S. II . Cover has just had drawn by Architect Paul Meeting plans for a handsome little five room cottage which will be erected after the first of the year. Miss Jessie Baker who has spent the winter in Tucumcari. as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Purden and Mrs. Crofford, will return to her old home at Chickasha, Okla. in a few days. Her many friends here regret very much to see her go. She will return here alter an extended visit with home folks. Miss Baker has a very fine claim near Tucumcri and will make her home here. J. J. Harrison will leave Tucum cari in a few days to place his sons, Ross and Jeff Harrison in school at the Territorial Agricul tural and Mechanical College at Las Cruces. Mrs. Harrison will accom pany him and after placing the boys in school, they will visit at El Paso and other points before returning to Tucumcari. J, A. Will of Duran was a Tucumcari visitor. Subscription $1.00 a year For all kinds of galvanized iron work do not fail to see Anderson. He will make you prices right. After Jan. 1st the W. F. Ex. office will be located in Seaman Building next to Dr. Tomlinson's drug store. C. S. Cramer will leave tonight for Revuelto. Cramer has ac cepted a position in the public school near that place as teacher. G. A. Gamble has taken a po sition near McClain, Texas, as teacher in the public schools. He will return here about the first of March. S. Anderson, the Plumber, has the largest stock of Wind Mills, Pipe, Tanks and Fittings carried in this country. Has just in stalled a fine Pipe-Threading Ma chine run by motor power. You can get your pipe cut and threaded while you wait. Muckelroy, of the News Print Room, has just had completed plans and specifications for a very handsome little six room cement block house. The con tract will be let about February first. Paul E. Meeting drew up the plans. Roy E. Blanchard who has been employed by the J. R. Was- son Co. as stenographer, left a few days ago for Oklahoma City, Okla. to visit friends for a short time, after which he will enter school at that place. He will re turn here in the spring. Wasson, of the J. R. Wasson Co. states to the news man that they are receiving a great many inquiries from Oklahoma and other points east for farms, and that a large number of prospectors are continually arriving. He also states that they are having more inquiries in the last few days for town property. No sales reported. Rev. and Mrs. Wilson enter tained a few friends to dinner last evening in honor of Prof. Wilson, of Cleveland, O. Those who are indebted to their good hos pitality are Messrs. Hammons, Eskridge, Rev. DuBoise and Mc Elroy. A very pleasant evening was enjoyed, and a delicious din ner served to which the boys did justice. Miss Murphy entertained a party of friends to dinner Christ mas at Mrs. Pandolfo's. The guests who are indebted to Miss Murphy's hospitality are Misses Bryan, Davis, Moser, Hayes and Messrs. Pillow, Edwards, Eskridge and Hammons.