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Oldest Established Paner in Currv Countv Official Pacer of U. S. Land Office VOL. IS, NUMEER 2. , -X THE CLOVIS NEWS. THURSDAY, JULY 7, ISri. $7.00 PER YEAR CLUB TO ERECT GRANDSTAND Will Be Lot torf n New Municipal P.; I.. Ftur Camci Scheduled Vv'ilh KJswe!! This Month. Plans Wi : ( .-Mi t.-il ti.'hiy for 111,' tew i4im.l,a!i'i "I the ' luvi.- 13.,-"-, hi'! chili, which will In.' erected at Hie pari, site recently i urchused by tlu-j Cil of ( In vis, aiiil loyal baseball fniisj I. !! tu sin1 tin1 grandstand completed ii lime fi,i' puues Inter in the season. W. II. Duckwoi ill, president uf the I" ml dull, announced tnday that there would hi' a game here next Sunilay, although it was not uiiiiuuni'i'd who v.i iilil piny. Other games nil till' schedule are, Ko .wi II .lu! v Mill lll:d 1 llh t U'S v,.; Itoawoil it Clovi July 17th ami 1Mb. (. avai.uunii ami Al! house, formerly v. . II, tin' i!i.-v.i II cluh, have been sign i up w'iih ''lev;.- mid ihe locals is- p.-i t tu put up a tm amiable I 1 till' li'.-l. I'f li.l' .- 'USOU. I fl'llSO H. GRAHAM AND MISS PEARL FRANCIS MARRIED .1 H. Graham anil Mi Pearl Fran c s, dauelil'T "f Mr. ami Mrs. W. J. I-'r ii fi -,, near Toxiro, wi'i-i' married at I' .i i' ell lu-l Friday hy Rev. Thurston. 1 1. 1' ywuim people ware nccompan 1 'il hy 111,' Ionic's s'-tcr ami hrotllor- u.-lew, Mi ur.d Mi. Kinier Howell. '.'.i dial; a m ii co.iMot'd With the f,iiii m' Guihuui aiiil Baylcss i f this i , mid !hi' hi ill fi'i ii, 1 1 !y I veil in luV is. liolh tli'' vi li'ilt people .Hi' Will I hi '. ii Ii' re ainl hit w in.,i .v f' li'inls iii t is. .NUED CHARITIES NEED MORE CLOTHING Those who l ave misfit armi'iils or old clulh"3 are ri nut ti il to give them In 1 lie I'nitcd Cliaiit'es who will me tint llu-y are itiven to the needy. C: .11 17:1 or ir.". They will cull for Ilieni on Monday. CARPENTERS REDUCE SCALE The Carpenters Union of Clovis has announced u reduction in the scale of wutfes from $1.00 to ST'-j cents per hour. The chnnije is effec tive immediately and lasts for the next three months, according to the announcement. Parade Big Feature of 4th Celebration I'un and real.sm were the features of tlie Callithunipiaii parade held Monday n.ornim: part of the July 'Ith celebration proitraiii. IiuuKhlon I. and Company, with nil exhibition of "white mule" was awarded fir.-t prize, mid Kami y and Wilkinson with u comic rube couple, was awarded second prize, A number of oilier entries were e-pecially tfood and showed that 11 Bieiit deal of time and effort had been spent ill making that pail of the program a succesn. REMAINS OF FORMER CLOVIS EOY RETURNED The remains of Clarence J. Abrains who was killed in service overseas whs recently brought to riainv.ew, Texas, for burial. Mr. Abrams for merly lived in Clovis and was employ ed hero by the Clovis Steam Laundry mid also by the old Model Steam J.uundry. NEW MANAGER FOR ELEVATOR AT TEXICO J. A. Murr of Decatur, Texas, nr Tived in Clovis this morning, mid will assume the managership of the Texi co branch of Hie Western Klevutor Co., according to II. A. Parks, local manager. BAND CONCERT AT CITY PARK TOMORROW NIGHT Johnson's hand will render the reg ular weekly concert nt the City Turk 011 Friday night of this week. The concert starts at 8:00 o'clock sharp. An exceptionally large mwd was nt tli n conceit hist Friday night. 5,000 Visit Clovis and Eat Barbecuel uf line ,11(11) pe K S ; .'l it' 1 1 i 1 1 v. w. inlii r, I - - attended the .'.t )!!! -.y .,1 i, .i.tt lllol'C t! 1,1-1 I no bail... as :'Vt i'f tin July Id- i , b'bi.'tioi'. Maily .'.londny hoi mug the t ii, I'll ill's in ' .11 II:, i! I- I .i'lv.'O, ,i liu at, V. I; lull vviii cmii.i'il under I 111' il -rectum of Alex Shipley, C. V. llaii'i suii iiiul .1. K, l.inilli'y. Tlii'ii the tahlfs were built h tin' i'al I'llti f's lillio!! lliomhcrj, ahll til" harhii'ue was turned over tu the vol unteer committee of nuat cutters fi'iiiii (he local shops. At 11:00 o'clock twenty-five busi ness mi u dolled up in caps and aprons sit veil tla- feast utiiler the diro'lloli of .Inn. 0. Piilduiril. Wlule iiuiie who were late Were d s U point' d. all wl c ta -Ifil it were en thusiastic in pronouncing it the In st ever. Tlie im-'it vi'S pcifoctiy otiek- il, and liie crowd was wi I plvtised v. illi Ilie sen mg. WILL FINANCE GRADY HIGHWAY County Comniittionert Appropriate $1,000 to bo mcd Immediately on Highway Through Wheat Belt. The County Coiiiiiiissioneri Week appri pii.iti 1! ? 1,(100 for mediate use ,ni the liraily road ni; 1; roiJi from l lu :s. Tills last ' tlx main uitcry noilh lu the wlieat-ra.s-i !K section of tin county and thous ands of loads ol wheal will come over tins road dining the m-xi sixl days. It was for ll..s reason tii.it the eom- in,.isioncis a) pioprhili d this money fur immediate u -i . This is n state hichwa. .im! nli'eitoy tume work has beer, done with 11 b pf ueram to fol low later. This is the fust county money that has been appropriated for ilie ruiul. 1). W. Jones, secretary of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce, will have charge of the work of dragging and putting the Grady highway in better shape for the wheat haulers, POPULAR CLOVIS COUPLE MARIED LAST SATURDAY (ioorge F. Bevel and Miss Trelmii Mae Fincber were married Saturday morning nt the Methodist parsonage hy Rev. I!. B. Freeman. The young couple left immediately for a two week's trip to Denver, Colo., after which they will return to Clovis to mi. lie their home. The bride is the daughter of Mt". end Mrs. W. B. Finclier of Clovis. The groom has been connected for some t me with the Clovis Cooperative Store. liolh nr.' popular in the young' r f of the city, and have a large cir cle of friends. Health Officer In Clovis Today Dr. C. K. Waller of Santa Fc, state health officer, is in Clovis today and this afternoon held n meeting with the menvtera of the City Council, the County Commissioners and the Curry ( ounty Chapter of the Red Cross relative to the levying of a one-half mill assessment for health purposes in Curry County. Dr. Waller explained what other counties are doing along health lines and also told of the bene fits the county may derive from mak ing a small appropriation to look more closely after her'lh matters. MISS ANNE HULL WILL VISIT IN PORTO RICO When Editor Jack Hull of the Clovis Journal, sails July 20lh to as sume his duties as secretary to the governor of I'orlo Rico, he will be accompanied by his sister, Miss Anne Hull, who will visit with their unrle, Governor E. Mont Roily. Miss Hull will sail from New York with the governor's party, and will be a guest at the governor's mansion for about three months. Jack left Tuesday for St, Louis, and will join Miss Anne there about July 10th. MOVIES WILL BE USED IN COUNTY Statu College Wi!! FurnUh Educa tional Fiimi lor L' e in Work o( County ksr.-nl and Zlub Leader. Ku'iy n,i .l c utty will I,., vi U K' pn.tuie pri't I he c'omir.u .war , ii.imu; 't in t'.e a I'll..'.,; to -v'l- Uiov 'ii'.s 1;". luine (iui i, ':. acci rdma to Countv A-er.t I'. (-'. I!i)!l;;. 1. Tl.e l,.i. agent's olfice received a ni.i.hilie this wed; and it will he used fi'f all phnsej of ciiucatioiuil work ca,iied 01. hy li.l' county :ii;ef.t mid county cluh lender. Tin machine is compact ui.il can he ias'!y carried from place to place, and can he ir-talled in ten minutes.! Where communities do net have elec tric lights, the cui rent car. be gene rated I y r.'.i tor car. 1 ! In audition to llu' mi, vie machine, I he off eo hi's al-u received a stereop-j 1 icon machine for projecting slides. for U.-e ill lIllHtiatid lectuies. Films and slides will he loaned to the county extension seivue by the' :-V.e Cll' l'. ' j Currv County i.'nds among the first cfuii'ties of the state in extension i v.oik, and this mlilii im.al equipment is ctntsidered 11 great step forward. NEW JUSTICE OF PEACE APPOINTED LAST WEEK! W II. Sullivan Wu3 lust week pouitci Justice of the 1'iace of Pio ciiut No. tt, which inehiih'S a por tion i,f t'lovis. Tiie appoint mt id was made by Th s give: reave. tin' county coiiimissior.i rs. Clovis two Ju.-t't'e of the Swimmers Enjoy New Nalatorium The young and 1 Id, high and low, fat and b un of C'nvi are row meet ing on common ground the swim ming pool opened on Kast Otero Ave. last Saturday afternoon. Though the heavy rains were ac companied by chilly weather, the bathers were not daunted, and the pool has been crowded every day. Tuesday and Friday afternoons will be reserved for ladies, according to G. W. Chalfant, proprietor, and an ex pert lady instructor will be on hand to teach the ladies to swim. The pool will not be open to the public on Sun days. The water for the nataloriuni is supplied by a deep well on the premi ses, and a good water supply is as fireil, Mr. Cliuifant says. 4....4..,.4,4.4.,.:,4,44,4--4-4--:'i-'t--4'4-'!''i--!- WEEK'S NEWS IN BRIEF I Dcmpicv Still Champ. Jack Dempsey retained his r gh to be called national heavyweight champion of the world by defeating j Georges Carpentier, French chain-j pion, by a knock-out in the fourth round at Jersey City last Saturday, j The Frenchman, though battling 1 gamely to the last, had no chance , against tin' heavy-hitting Dempsey. j Only once, in the second, did the dial- j 1. 1.. ii.. 1. ..1 r 1 irtll't l!'H m MJ' IU ,l , ill IV U ll'l III. Then, by a hard right hook to the chin, he staggered Dempsey, but after that time it was merely a matter of how long he could stand up to the sledge hummer blows of the cham pion. Downpour Over Panhandle. July 4th celebrations all over th Panhandle and plains country went the way of the local celebration, and got a good soaking, according to re ports from various places. Practi cally every county had some sort of entertainment planned, which had to be abandoned nt some time during the day. Some Girl. Anna Cunningham, nine years old, of Brooklyn, N. Y., holds the world's record for narrow escapes, Tuesday she fell off the plutform in front of an elevated train. She missed the cars, dropped between the rim of the platform and the track, glanced off of R am Breaks Up Plans For Big 4th of July Celebration Bralton In Charge ofKiwanis Program Judire Sain liiiitton had chaite of '.he Kiv.aiiis pn triaiii Wediie.-ihy. Me maile no ii.tei estine; tail; on the judical of New Yuvco which wn i:i:.,;itlv appii cii'ti.d hv ilic Kiwar.'iin?. Cliiis. V. Peiiiis made 1111 excellent tall; on "The kilatkui of the banner and tiie ltusiiiiss .Man," Mr. Menu s g.ive some ;;i,; ii viewn on his .subject. Other sj ini.i r: key. ('. I), l'o-ti 'A. B. Austin v.'d p', L'i; .:l I 1 ! V,'1 wvre S. A, ; a ml C. A. have c'lHV.g'. ilne.iday. .Ton es, Han of I h'' I SANTA FE MAY HIRE MORE MEN W.U. Story, President of Road, State That Addiiionul Force May Be Needed within Short Time. ,0 ti I,'.- in tile in,' Iiiul ir.ii'nie- naM'e of way depailnients 011 ihe Santa Ii laoioad is t be increase,! at one i.s m..jc freight cms will be i. Lidcd to handle the country'.- giain cu p. This uas '.he statement made 'iii'S'laj l,y W, II. 3tny, president of tin Santa Fe railroad, who win il. Aii.n Uei one 1 nroliU' to the I'ae'.f.c coa.t. M'.. Slul'V has iu.st relumed from Cufi.!o, where lie and A. G. Well vhe president of ilie mad, made a suivey of the Santa Fe's loss in the Hood district in and near I'uehlo. Mr. Story said that it was hard to estimate the loss to the road in the flood area, but that it would probably he $1,000,000 in round numbers. "It will be necessary for us to have more freight cars," he said, "to han dle the grain crop. If there is an in creased revenue from this business it may' be possible to take buck some of Ihe force laid off in the locomotive department by August 1." Mr. Story could not say, however, whether the increase in the number of enr employes would mean the hir ing of any more men at Albuquerque. That matter would be left to Mr. Weill, he said. Albuquerque Herald. inn electric feed wire ami landed on llu pavement thuiy-five feel below. Her only injuries were three broken teeth. Can Transplant Eyei. A news dispatch from Berlin .states that successful experiments have been carried out in replacing blind eyes with good ones, so that sight has been restored. Fxper'nients were carried on on fish, frogs, rats and mice, and the grafted eyes were capable of sight. Vote on Wage Cut. Sixteen railroad labor organiza tions, including the Big Four Broth erhoods, will decide through individu al vote by September isi, whethi r r not they will accept the 12',; wage ut which was put into effect on rail j l0.,(i9 throughout the country on July 1st. The chief executives and laOO general chairmen of the organizations made the decision. No Bonut Yet. The soldier bonus bill, which had passed the h"tise and was up for a vote in the senate, will probably be pigeon-holed for the present, follow ing a request by Secretary of the Treasury Mellon, Wednesday. Ac cording to Mr. Mellon, the l S. treasury is already over-burdened and there is immediate danger of a gov eminent deficit if the bonus bill" of sever:'.! nvllioti dollars carried. CLOVIS DEFEATS AMARILLO ' IN THREE S iRAlGHl GAMES After u inning two close games, Ciov.s iiiiule a t-It'it 11 sweep if the -eries, Thuisday a ft t 1100:1, by defeal ii.g tl:e vis'tors by a one-sided score of " to n. Following Wednesday's dispute, Amarillo cancilhd the game for Thursday, hut biter decided to play, llulh side? played 11 loose game, unit Clevis batl'i! Horton until even home 1 un Wi re of little hit .'rest. ilalteriis: Amarillo Horton and Culver! ; hvisi Cla-k and Cave, MAY 3E CAR SHORTAGE DURING NEXT 60 DAYS Owing to the fact that wheat all ov.r the wist will be moved to the ui.'.rki! just as fast us it is threshed, tli' iv will likely be another cur sluii't i:co during the next ti.i.ty days. It lakes a lot of giuill cars to keep the wheat crop moving, and ninny are not promptly returned for re-loading. YOUR HOME TOWN FIRST .Make your town 11 good town to go hark to as well as to e,u from, Trim your lamp so that it will give more ii'.iit iiiul ess smoke, and ouny q in (noil so tli:.t the shadows wil, fall be hind. And always wake up in (he morning glad that you live in your town, proud of it, tichlid tu death that you call it hoii.e, where you vote, where your kids go tn school where you wordi p God, and wheie the sun rliU's rod clouds never gather. Join your Cham ber of Commerce, talk your town, breathe your town. Be a booster, not a boaster It Isn't Your Town, Il't You. EXTENSION WORKERS ATTENDING CONFERENCE County Agent E. C. Hollinger, ac companied hy Mrs. Hollinger, and County Club Leader, Mrs. Falun Hume Dut and, accompanied by Mr. Dtirand and daughter, Margaret, left Saturday for Albuquerque where they are attending the conference of ex tension workers from all over the state. They made the trip by motor, go ing hy way of Las Vegas and Santa F'e. They expect to return early n xl week. Wheat Not Injured By Heavy Rainfall With iilmo.-t five inilie of rain- full tliis'wock. Curry County is thor 1 oughly soaked anil hat vesting has been put at a atandstill. Much of the wheal was ready to cut when the big rain came on the 'lib, but it is estimated that not much damage has been done to that standing in the field, for it was not ripe enough to fall down. Owing to the condition of the fields, there will likely be but little cutting now until next week. Some Marketing. Some wheat was marketed before the rain but has been a little green which has affected the grade. Eleva tor men say that the indications are that there will be some smut in the wheat this yiar but the grude on an average will come up to the standard of previous years. No. 2 wheat was quoted at 92 cents in Clovis Thursday. WILL IMPROVE DISTRICT ' COURT ROOM The county commissioner:! at their meeting last week authorized the ex penditure necessary to add new fur nishings and fix up the district court room. This is to be paid out of the court fund and is an expenditure much needed. Band conceit at City Park Friday night at eight o'clock. Everybody welcome. MANY STUNTS WERE PLANNED Visitor! From A!! Over Plaint Coun Iry were Dit.ippointed When Re cord Rain Fell Over County. Mole than f,0n0 people visitor from every section of the plain C'lintiy were disappointed when ll.e wee.thor man turned loose 11 live inch rain Monday ami Monthly night and spoiled Ihe patriotic celebration el .iluli ii for duly Ith and "th. I'roei the bet inning cwnts tu thu lust' number on the rodeo which was to have been staved under the au spices of the local post of Hie Ameri can Legion, every one was enthusi astic in pronouncing the program the best that had ever been arranged in this part of the country. Refusing to lie disheartened when Ihe big rodeo program for July 'lib ami utb was called off, the local post of the Amer can Legion staged the rodeo Wediu sday afternoon. Allboiieh Ilie crowd was small, those vim attended were convinced tluil Ibe l egion had planned the big gest exhibit :on ever staged in ( luvis, and lire looking 1'ul'Wanl to the Le gion's next rodeo. No dates, however, lii'Ve yet been sit. hut it is probable that the events will be held about the middle of next month. Special features of Wednesday's program were the exhibition steer rid ng of Miss Tad Barnes of Ama rillo ami Miss I il! ii' DeCoy of Chey enne, Wyoming, the steer bulldogging from the car by Davis Scott of Semi nole, Texas, and the exhibition bron cho ami mule riding. Several men from Clovis were entered in the lust event. WINNERS, JU',Y 4th Steer Riding Slim Taylor, Hereford, Texas, 1st, $2.".00. C. W. Ames, Pierce, Colo., 2nd, $l'i.00. Davis Scott, Seminole, Tcxus, 3rd, $ 1 0.00 Broncho Riding Cooper Crane, Lockney, Texas, 1st, .jliO.OO. Nig Witherspoon, Silverton Texas, 2nd, SSO.O0. John Houston, Clevis, llrd, $10.00. Relay Race Tom Kiliy, Clovis, 1-t, S107.."0. WINNERS Jl'LY 0th Steer Rnping Truman Bines, Hereford, Texas, 1st, $(',0.(10, 1H seconds. Clay Neil, Hereford, Toxin ur.d Norhy Ayrock, Clovis, tied for sec ond, $20.00, 20 seconds. Goat Roping Walter I.iindy, Shallow Water,' Texas, 1st, $t.'i.00, IS seconds. Clay Neil, Hereford, Vextts, 2nd, !?22.."0, Ilfi seconds. Truman Hines, Hereford, Texas, .'lid, $7.o0, Hli'.j seconds. Saddle Hone Race i Mile J. C. Carnahan, Clovis. 1st, $1)0.00. Exhibition Steer Riding Miss Tad Barnes, Amarillo, Texas. Miss Biilie DeCoy, Cheyenne, Wyo, Steer Bulldogging From Car Davis Scott, Seminole, Texas. Exhibition Bronco and Mule Riding C. V. Ames, Pierce, Colo. Nig Witherspoon, Silverton, Texas. Cooper Crain, Lockney, Texas. BANKS MAKE GOOD OFFICIAL STATEMENTS Official statements of the Clovis hunks are living published this w. k and all Clovis banking institutions are in good shape. The wheat crop has stinted to ni- ving now which put new money into circulation and will mean n substantial increase in deposits later. Miss Edith Edwards of Slaton, Texas, visited Miss Mary Lillian Reagan, Monday nnd Tuesday of this week.