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There was a nice little snow fell in the Mounce community Sunday night. The farmers are very busy thresh ing and stacking feed. There haa not ben very much Sun day school on account of the bad leather. The school pupils are anxious for their Christmas vacation to come. The truck haa been very successful so far. Has not missed a day and has not given very much trouble for which we are glad. Messrs. Robert Johnson and Jack Carson were Clovis visitors Sunday week. What do you suppose Jack goes down south of town every Sun day for? Charlie Vivian has returned home from Roswell. Miss Helen Johnson has enrolled for school the rest of the winter at Clovis. J. R. Vivian is threshing this week. Mr. Cox has completed the work on his house. Walter C. Johnson who left Clovis for El Paso, Texas, some time ago, has written home to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Johnson that he has reenlisted in the TJ. S. Army for three years more. There surely must be something very nice about army life which Mr. Johnson likes. He has al ready spent eight years in service, three years overseas. He is now sta tioned at Ft. Bliss, Texas. J. Ott is threshing for Mr. Vivian. He threshed for Mr. Hardy last week. Mr. Wagner and family have gone on a visit to Washington. Miss Helen Johnson spent Thursday night in Clovis with friends. Mrs. J. R. Johnson was very sick Saturday and Sunday. Gee! it is almost Christmas, isn't it? We wonder if Santa is jroinr to remember us all? There are several of the young people planning on at tending the Christmas tree at Ranch vale Christmas eve. Miss Helen Johnson and friends Miss Lula Mitchell and Mr. Charlie Raleijrh, attended the dance at the Elk's Home Thursday night. J. C. Brison spent one night last week in the Woods home. Who do you suppose it was that was lucky or unlucky one Thursday night? Jiggs and Maggie FURNITURE PRICES DOWN Down (Ms the prices of Furniture, tovee and rugs. For two wmIu we are cutting all our prices la the quick. Take advantage of this offer and buy presents for the home for Christmas. Clovis Furniture and Undertaking Co. WAS ABLE TO DIGEST STONES French Historian Has Left Deecrlp. tlon of Man With Stomach That Was Remarkable. Theophlle Benolt, a French writer and historian, gives the following de scription of a true Itthophagus or stone-eater, whom he encountered In the northern part of France. "This man," states Benolt, "wfco answered to the name of Brunda, not only swal lowed flints an Inch and a half long, a full Inch broad and half an Inch thick, but any stones like marble which he could reduce to powder. I examined this man with all the atten tion I possibly could, finding his gullet very Urge, his teeth exceedingly strong, his saliva very corrosive and his stomach lower then usual a fact which I Imputed to the vast number of flints which he had swallowed. "Upon Interrogating one of the stone-eater's friends I was told that Brunda had been found three years before In a northern uninhabited Is land, by the crew of a Dutch ship. 'I can make him eat raw flesb with the stones,' said the man who was acting as his keeper, 'but I could never In duce him to swallow bread. He will drink water, wine and brandy, and ap pears to he viry fond of tlio latter. He sleeps 12 hours a dny, but always In a sented posture, with his cliln rest ing on his knees. He smokes almost nil th time that he is not asleep or eating." FURNITURE REDUCED Prices on furniture, rugs and tovet greatly reduced for the next Two week.. Take advantage of theae temnrk.ble bsrgains and .elect your phriitmat gifts with something use ful for the home. Clovis Furniture and Undertaking Co. News Classified Ads get results. FAREWELL PARTY. Mr. and Mrs. George H. Watson very delightfully entertained a num ber of friends Friday evening in hon or of Mr. and Mr. W. J. Stuart. One pleasing and amusing part of the evening's entertainment was a piece of poetry written by each one present, the subiect being about Mr. ind Mrs. Stuart, who are soon to .Ik irons Store No. 3 Will open for business in Clovis in the Curren Building Next door to the Journal office Next Saturday, December 18t With a Complete Stock of Shoes, Clothing. Comforts and Blankets. Hats, Shirts, etc. Don't Fail to Look This Stock Over The S urprise A. ISENBERG, Prop. Stor leave for their new home at Terrell, Texns, A beautiful cut gla v;isp was presented to the guests of honor, Rev. C. D. Poston making the presen tation speech with very appropriate and fitting remarks. At a late hour elaborate refresh ments were served to the following guests: Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Neal, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Moore, Mrs. Bessie Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cassel, Mr. and Mrs. John Luikart, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Win stead, Mr. and Mrs. John Howard, Our store is headquarters for everything in the Grocery line, and we want to help you plan for that big Christmas dinner. Bring us your shopping list our stock is complete in every line, and we are sure we can please you. Tour interests are ours. Let us meet you. Mr. and Mrs. Harvo Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. S. Grisamore, Mr. and Mrs. James Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Kuykendnll, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Reagan, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Story, Rev. and Mrs. C. D. Poston, and son, Charles, and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Collins. Big reduction in prices on furni ture, rugs and stoves for next two weeks. Clovis Furniture and Under taking Company. FURNITURE PRICES DOWN Down goei the price, of Furniture, love, end rug.. For two week, we are cutting ell our price, to the quick. Take advantage of this offer and buy preaent. for the home for Chrutma. Clovi. Furniture and Undertaking Co. WOMAN'S CLUB Mrs. A. W. Hockcnhull was host ess to the Woman's Club Tuesday af ternoon. There were twenty mem bers present. Mrs. Dee Humphrey, lender for the afternoon, read the bi-uu'.iful story of "The Other Wise Man," by Van Dyke, this is consider ed his sweetest story. Rending "The King's Temple," Sirs, Cornell. Reading "The Modorn Elija,"Mrs. Stevenson. Mrs. W. Price was club guest. The club will wnd twonty pairs of pillow cas-s to the girl's horns at Helen next week. Club adjourned to meet December 2Hth with Mrs. Ramey. Why not resolve to make this a practical Christmas? Give a useful gift. It will carry with it the Christ mas spirit and serve a good purpose through the en tire year. An up-to-date hardware stock such as ours is has a suitable gift for every member of the family. Come in and Look around Wo will bo glad to make suggestions $ Roberts-Dearborne Hardware Co. CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO