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In Honor of the
Misses Winters Friday evening a number of the young people of the Baptist church, enjoyed a fine ride out to the Winter's home, four miles west of Clovis and spent a most enjoyable evening. Va rious parlor games were indulg in, and with music and pleas ant conversation the time pass ed only too quickly and the merry crowd did not arrive home until the wee hours of the morning. All knew that it would be some time before another evening at this hospit able home would be afforded them as the Misses Winters would soon leave for Albuquer que where they would enter the hospital as nurses. Clovis Woman's Club. The members of the Clovis Woman's Club enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. C. Mersfelder last Friday. An interesting pro gram was rendered after which a novel contest calied the "Pictorial Sketch of My Life" arranged by the hostess, kept all present pasting magazine pictures in little books which were provided. This hold the interest of the guests for an hour or more and afforded much pleasure. The judges decided that the books of Mrs. Malone, Mrs. Erhard and Miss Curren were best, and in a guess, Mrs. Malone was luckiest and received a beautiful bou quet of sweet peas. Refreshing sherbet, and cake was served. The club will meet at the home of Mrs. W. S. Winters, four miles from the city, cn Sept. 19th. Suit Yourself with a Curlee Suit One's own dissatisfaction with a suit of clothes after its bought and worn is about as unpleasant a feeling as one can have. Why take chances? Buy a CURLEE suit which OU KNOW will please you. ' Patterns and colorings that will make your mouth water. Smart styles for smart dressers and con servative styles for men who want the plain and neac. Tailoring of the same high CURLEE standard which has, made CURLEE clothes famous wherever good clothes are worn, and prices to fit your purse. Come in and look 'em over. W. L Luikart Go. W. K. T. Club. Mrs. Bert Curless was hostess for the W. K. T. Club. Tuesday afternoon. All club members were present and they enjoyed a most delightful meet ing at her home. The guests present were Mes dames J. W. Stewart, Roscoe Stewart, Cash Rainey, 0. Jones. Fancy needle Jwork, an J con versation occupied the time of the meeting and caused the hours to Dass pleasantly for those in attendance. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. A Pleasant Birthday Party. Among the very pleasant parties the past week was the one given by little Miss Mil dred Oldham in honor of her fourth birthday. Her guests were the members of the Sun day School class to which she belongs at the Christian Church. I Early in the afternoon, the hostess, and sixteen little guests, accompanied by their teacher, Mrs. Payne, were in vited into autos and enjoyed delightful ride. Upon their return, Mrs. Oldham threw wide the doors of the home in true hospitality and a most en joyabletime followed. Games were played on the lawn after which ice cream cones and cake were served, and tiny baskets of candy were given as favors. The little tots were delighted and Miss Mildred's party will long remain in their memories as a very pleasant occasion. E. E. Hull, a Visitor. E. E. Hull, one of the pio neers ot uiovis, ana'wno or ganized the Clovis National Bank, was in the city Monday and Tuesday, stopping off, en route to Los Angeles, to visit his son, Jack Hull, who is em ployed as assistant cashier in the Clovis National. Mr. Hull, who now resides in Muskogee was one of our strongest boosters in the pio neer days of Clovis and he is always a most welcome visitor in Clovis. Methodist Church. "The Way of Cain," is the theme for the morning service. "Who are Christians?" is the question to be discussed at the evening hour. We need you in our Sunday School. Will you meet with ua next Sunday? We request our members to make these last Sundays of this conference y ,-ar great Sundays in attendance and spiritual progress. Wallace R. Evans, Pastor. Five Years Ago. (From the Clovis News of Sapt. 4, 1908. Active construction work be gan today on the big shops that are to be a duplicate of the La Junta, Colo, shops which em ploys about a thousand men. Lack of epace prevents giving further details this week. Miss Lee, of Woodward, Okla. will open a millinery parlor in the Stewart and Ramey building on Main street. Mrs. L. J. Morrow and fami ly from Nebo, Ky., are in Clo vis visiting Mr. Morrow's mother, Mrs. Moliie Morrow. Mr. Clary, the popular clerk at the Alfalfa Lumber Yard, went out on the railroad last Sunday to view the antelope and shoot plover. A big soaking rain fell this week, putting sufficient mois ture in the ground to do for the balance of the growing season: The barber fixtures in the Clovis barber shop fell by rea son of not having been strong ly fastened, but fortunately, W. B. Cramer, who was in one of the chairs escaped without any serious injury. The chairs sav ed the glass from breaking. C. A. Scheurich, of the mer cantile firm of Raid, Scheurich and Iden received the sad news this week of the death of his father at his home in Taos, N. M. Uncle Pete McDaniel is put ting down a well on the Nelson place. Watermelons and cantelopes are getting very plentiful in this neighborhood. ifi? 'tC FAMILY CARES are made easier by always having at hand some of the simple common remedies. Your family doctor will tell you what to have in the house to use in cases of accident or sudden sickness. A little fore sight in this matter will save you much worry and anxiety and no doubt will relieve your loved ones of unnecessary pain ard suffering. We will fill your orders with the purest of drugs. Big Rain. Another soaker fell Wednes day afternoon and at intervals throughout the night covering a large area of eastern New Mexico and the Texas Panhan dle. Although the government rain gauge kept at Barry's shows only half an inch of rainfall, the general opinion is that more than 'an inch fell as a heavy deluge lasted more than half an hour. Reports from the surrounding country indi cated that the precipitation was much heavier than in Clovis. This practically insures a bump er crop this fall and will put the range in the best conditi on it has been for four years. J THE faiUxfUL 5 TORE Teachers in Demand. - The following schooldistricts want let or 2nd (prefer 1st grade certificates. Dist. No. 13. J. L. Jones, Texico " " 46 G. W. Callowaw, Field. " " 60 W. C. Erwin, i Grady. ' ' 66 E. W. Witherspoon . Hollene. - 67 W- G. Ha?rison, Leagansville. L. C. Mersfelder. U. Y. Wads worth has return ed to his claim north of Texico from Arkansas where he has been visiting. He is glad to get back to New Mexico again which he says is one of th? pest states in the union. Laws Homesteader's Attention. The News office is the only fice in Clovis supplied with the up-to-date new form application for final proof blanks. We will make out your proof application free of charge, and know how to do it right. Take no chances on having some inex perienced person experiment on your application. It may cost you your claim. To all New3 subscribers we will give land law advice free. Tell lis your troubles. J. W. and W. F. McCarty spent Tuesday in Portales. 0. L. Owen, state corporation commissioner, was a Clovis vis itor today leaving for Santa Fe onlthe noon train. Stanfield & Gryder of the Clovis Feed Store are now ready to fill your order for Groceries Hay, or Feed. Phone 43. tf. H. H. Hale, of Texico, was in the city making proof before U. S. Commissinner Curren, today. Put up your team at the Clo vis Feed Yard. Plenty, of water convenient to Feed and Groce ries. Stanfield & Gryder. tf. To Trade. For good herd sheep, all or any part of 50 goed brood mares, all bred to jacks, and two young jacks, al so have a lot of good young horses and fillies and mules will trade, sell for cash, or up on time with good paper. Ad dress at once, Box 805, Plain view, Texas. S4-25 Attorneys, Have Your Up To Date. The'New Mexico laws are of practically no use unless they are completely annotated. There has been no revision or compila tion of our laws since 1897 and positively will not be until 1917, The undersigned has heretofore prepared a full and complete list of all the amendments, modifications and repeals of the laws of New Mexico, commen cing with the Compiled Laws of 1897 , through and including the Session Laws of 1899, 1901. 1903, 1905. 1907 and 1909, and has now just completed a full and complete list of amend ments, modifications and re peals of the Session Laws of 1912 and 1913. The entire work consists of over two thousand annotations and in cludes all available references to the New Mexico Reports, the Pacific Rf porter and the United States Supreme Court Reports. A great deal of time and labor has been spent on these an notations and no attorney or other person having occasion to use our laws, can afford to be without a set. This work is printed on white gummee paper, in jd ink, con veniently arranged for use. prices- Set commencing with Compiled Laws of New Mexico of 1897 down to and including laws of 1909, $5.00. Additional annotations for laws of 1912 and 1913, $2 50. Complete set. $7.50, , Address: Frank J. La van, Attorney at Law, Santa Fe, N, M.