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T. H. Sanders is spending the
holidays with friends in Texas.
Miss Hayes has been assisting
in Muirhead and Co.'s store during
the Xmas rush.
Ed Ashley and Mr. Johnson of
the Superintendent's office spent
Christmas in El Paso.
Attorney V. W. Moore is spend
ing the holidays at his old home
at Coffeeville, Kans.
.The dance at the skating rink
Tuesday evening, Christmas Eve,
was asocial success and was well
G. W. Schelb left last Monday
for Kansas to spend Christmas
with friends. He will be gone
about a week.
John. A. Pace, of Clayton, N.
M., spent a day or two in town
this week, looking after matters of
Mrs. W. N. Crofford entertained
a few friends at dinner Thursday
evening in her usual pleasing
Miss Hudson of El Paso is vis
iting her mother, Mrs. Hudson of
this place for a few days during
Tucumcari was visited with a
heavy snow fall in the early part
of the week which has resulted in
mud and sloppy streets for the
last few days,
Work has been temporarily sus
pended on the Bank Building but
will be resumed after tin first of
the year and pushed to completion.
J.J. Adams has just received
the appointment of United States
Commissioner at Tucumcari. This
is an appointment that will please
Sam Mclnturf, who has for sev
eral months been in the employ of
C. T. Adair in bis new grocery,
has resigned his position and left
last Monday for Tennessee, his
Wm. A. Berkey of Oklahoma
spent a day or so in town this
week looking after business mat
ters. Mr. Berkey shipped his fine
race horses to Texas, and is re
turning by way of Clarenden,
Texas, to his home is Oklahoma.
Al Gaudin has purchased the
corner lot adjoining his new stone
house and he intends to put in
lawn and trees the entire quarter
of a block occupied bv his hand
some new residence. Mr. Gaudin
and family have occupied the new
Royal Prentice, the popular
Court Stenographer of this Dis
trict, has gone to St. Louis where
he will be married during the holi
days. We have been unable to
learn the name of the fair lady,
but congratulations will be in or
der upon his return.
A. D. Goldenberg was in Topeka
several days last week.
3 relinquishments for sale very
cheap. Good improvements. In
quire at this oflice.
Prof. Wilson of Cleveland, O.
will leave tonight for his home
after a visit of about a week with
his brother, Rev. Wilson.
Judge R. L. Patterson is spend
ing the holidays with his children
in Texas. He will return after
the first of the year.
Attorney C. C. Davidson i
spending the holidays with his
home folks in Illinois. He will
be away about ten days.
S. H. McElroy and Misses Let
tie and Louisa McElroy, father
and sisters of Harry H. Mc
Elroy of this place, spent Christ
mas day visiting relatives, return
ing to El Paso Wednesday evening.
W. N. Crofford returned home to
spend the holidays with his family,
after an absence of several months
in Oklahoma. Mr. Crofford is
traveling for a mercantile house in
Oklahoma, and his return home for
the holidays is a great happiness
to his family.
Mrs. John Gaines of Santa
Rosa came up to Tucumcari Thurs
day to rent a house and make ar
rangements to move to this place.
Mr. Gaines has for a long time
been employed with the El Paso &
Southwestern, for the last year
being employed at Santa Rosa.
He will shortly be transferred to
the new shops here.
Jno. Franklin, Assistant Gen
eral attorney of the Southwestern,
spent several .days in Tucumcari
last week, returning home Satur
day evening. Mr. Franklin's visit
here was relative to the appoint
ment of a Local Attorney for the
road and other railroad matters.
The appointment has not been
Prof, and Mrs. F. B. Frazier
entertained the young people of
the town Xmas night in honor of
the Dancing Class. Splendid music
was furnished and a large number
of young folks enjoyed one of the
pleasantest little dances of the'
reason. They danced till a late
hour and the affair was declared
by all to be a thorough success.
Prof, and Mrs. Frazier have issued
invitations for a New Year's ball.
Tafoya & Lawson have moved
into their new quarters in the Han
cock block, opposite the M. B.
Goldenberg Co. They occupy
the west room of that handsome
building, one of the very best lo
cations in the city. They have in
the short space of time since get
ting into the building filled their
shelves and counters with new
seasonable goods and are receiv
ing a splendid patronage. They
carry a select line of dry goods
and gents furnishings and we be
lieve will gain and hold a profit
able trade among Quay county and
D. W. Clark of Logan was in
D. P. Upton of Salona visited
here a day or two.
Robert Troup and Mrs. Walter
Troup arrived from Daihart this
Mrs. McQuaid left Thursday to
join her husband at Buenavista,
Colo.; their future home.
W. A. Askew who is spending
the holidays with home folks in
Texas will return Tuesday.
Miss Ella Hood has been as
sisting during the holiday rush at
T. A. Muirhead & Co's. big store.
T. H. Sanders is spending a
few days during the holidays at
Arlington, Texas, with home folks.
On Xmas Eve the employes of
the M. B. Goldenburg Co., from
deliveryman to bookkeeper, were
made glad by being given $10
W. F. Brainard guessed the
number that won the diamond ring
valued at $50, given by Harry W.
Yaseen, the jeweler and optician.
The number guessed was 724.
Miss Lizzie Patterson, book
keeper of Gross, Kelly & Co's.,
sold this week the lot which she
drew in the Gamble Addition
drawing, for $75.00. This was
the lot on which Miss Patterson
drew the $100.00 cash prize.
Miss Murphy entertained a
party of friends to dinner Christ
mas at Mrs. Pandoifo's. The
guests who are indebted to Miss
Murphy's hospitality are Misses
Bryan, Davis, Moser, Hayes and
Messrs. Pillow, Edwards, Eskridge
At the Baptist Church Sunday
Dec. 29, 10 a. m., Sunday School;
11 a. m., Preaching; subject,
"Spiritual Laziness;" 7 p. m.,
Song and prayer service; 7:30 p.
m., Preaching; subject, "Christ,
the sinner's friend." A special in
vitation is given to visitors and
strangers to attend these services.
W. F. Kelsay, the Lloyd Valley
farmer, was in town for supplies
Thursday. Mr. Kelsay has been
'Very successful in all crops he has
planted and it is hard for him to
understand why a man should stay
where he is a tenant when he can
have a home of his own in New
Mrs. W. N. Crofford informally
entertained a few friends at her
home Thursday evening in honor
of Mr. Crofford's homecoming.
The evening was delightfully pass
ed with music. Those present
were: Misses Murphy, Hayes,
DeOlieviera, Brewer, Baker, Bryan
and Messrs. DuBose, Hammons,
Eskridge, McElroy, Edwards and
Mrs. Alfred Townsend of Camp
ana spent, the holidays here, guest
of Mrs. E. L. Warren.
George Evans, Jr. of the Evans
Realty Co., is in Richmond, Ky.,
on a mission of business.
Young Mr. Dunn is quite ill with
rheumatism and threatened with
pneumonia. His condition is
There is going to be a grand
masquerade ball at the Skating
Rink, new year's knight. Dance
the old year out and the New
The Knights of Pythias will not
give public installation, but the
regular ceremonies will take place
in the hall next Wednesday. All
Miss White of Orange, Texas,
passed through Tucumcari this
morning returning home. She
has visited her claim near Salona,
making improvements on the same.
Mrs. J. L. Wolf and Mr. and
Mrs. E. J. Morgan of St. Louis
spent Christmas at Polomas visit
ing friends and relatives, and had
Christmas dinner with Mr. Milton
Haynes. Thev ate watermelon
raised on his claim last summer.
Invitations have been sent out
for a Grand Masquerade Ball at
the Skating Rink, on Jan. I. Two
prizes will be given, jone for the
best dressed lady and one for the
best sustained character gentle
man. A new addition has been put on
the market by Wright and Mat
teson out south of town, known as
Dudley Heights. Mr. Wright
states that they are selling lots
right along in spite of hard times.
This is a very pretty addition and
W. W. Hicks, the pressman in
this oflice won the $50.00 diamond
ring given by Jones the Jeweler
for the closest guess at the nHmber
of beans in a jar. The number
was 5795 and Hicks' guess was
5796. Don't know whether he will
ever work any more or not.
L. P. Gamble of Gamble &
Askew Realty Co. stated this
morning to theNews man that they
had had more calls for propety in
the last three days than they have
had for the last thirty days. He
states that these calls have been
from people who desire to improve
and occupy the property.
Miss Blickenstaff, of Oklahohia,
passed through Tucumcari Friday
morning returning home after vis
iting her claim near Salona, where
she has been making improvements
and preparing to put in a crop
The two young men who were
recently taken in hand by the City
and the Epworth League of the
South Methodist Church, suffering
with typhoid, and destitute, have
recovered and will be able to be
discharged from the doctor's care
in a few days.