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Ckrk "V 11-1-20
' County Oldest Established Paper in (Jurry County Official Paner of IT. S. Land Ofdce THE CLOVIS NEWS. THURSDAY, JULY 21, 1321. . . I Wheat Marketing Has Not Yet Reached Height Tk P.toir.it Merkntine Will Com- menci Next WieU When Sl tianery Threher Will Commence Work. A GOOD YIELD. Claud Dodson, who lives in the Claud neighborhood, threshed wheat this mut week that made 2C bushel to ,.,.., ThA v.iVl.l of wheat tins Luc w.v. Wheat continues to come into Gov- 'ear not be quite as heavy as it is at u lively rate but the heaviest Wai) iuit year (jut there are going marketing of the season will not be- ts (,e many fields that will turn out Kin until abeut next week when the' r twenty-five bushels to the acre. ... : .. C a threshers will commence running. o Wool Shipment Made This Week O. M. Reese of tin' Clovis . Creaiv i Produce shinned (iO.OOJ pounds of wool from Mule-hoe this week and will make another shipnivnt from Clovis within the next few d iyi. Tht wcol goes direct to Baltimore. Mr. Reese lays while the price is ::ot hih. u is in much bett ;r condi tion than o few months ago when there were no cash buyers of wool in the market at all. far, most of bite gram that bus been sold bus come from tliu combine harvester-threshers. Up to the pres ent time, local elevators have been able to get enough cars to keep the grain moving nicely and there has been no cong-stion like there was last year. On aocount of greater ca pacities and more elevators, as well as the fact that fright cars are more plentiful loeni grair. men do not con-tem-Jate any trouble in taking care of the gruin this son. Rain DeUyt Harveit Quite a b!t of delay has been ex perienced in harvesting on nccount of the continued rail s. There is still n;u -h grain standing in the fields that cannot be hurdled as fast as it could if the showers iKd not come. Shipped to Calveiton Practically all the whet being bought lure no'.v goc: direct to Gal veston for export. There is a good demand for export wheat ns the old world countries have made a short crop this year. NELSON IMPROVING J. C. Nelson, who is now at Marlin taking baths for rheumatism, had his tonsils removed nt on operation per formed last week. Mr. Nelson's many friends will be glad to know that he is improving and will be able to return home soon. CHIROPRACTORS ARE NOW LISCENSED furors Are Summoned for August Term District Court 21 DIVORCES ON DOCKET Search Made For Walk Program Court Room To Get New Furniture Dr. and Mrs. VVarrincr of this city returned the latter part of last week from Santa Fc where they both took the examination nr.d were granted ('hinmraet'c lii-'eiiso. Dr. S. J. Wright of this city nlso took the ex amination and was granted liscensc. A new law now recognizes this meth od of treatment and a state beard has been named and all practitioner will bf required to pass an examina tion before being liscinsed. C. W. HARRISON INJURED AT SWIMMING POOL C. W. Harrison was painfully inj . . t !.... .. ............ u-liun iri jureu uaomiay, uiutiiniun nm.. .... dived into the swimming pool from the second elevation, striking his head against the cement bottom of the pool. The accident is accounted for by the fact that the water in the pool was somewhat lower than usual. Mr. Harrison received a wound on the head besides painfully injuring his neck and shoulders, however, his r.innv friends nre rdcaned that the injury is not serious and that he will be able to bu at the bank again in a few days. CRADINC. FOR RAVING GOING AHEAD HOME FROM CONVENTION TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR FEDERAL LOANS A. J. Redes, president of the Cur- iry county National r'arm Loan As- I uf.i.laHr.n Kill's thnt. Iilank an- - The paving .rew is agiiin oin, plications have be,, received for lUad grading streets. The work n """"" "." Tow being pushed from vst Grand conization now preparing to Street. The v.r on tins street ias the.e u no irtimat.nn as tV just ...: ,i. !,.. nn Miin I'-'" "ou money will be obtained on c lopiis that iu' iisked tov now. W. W. Honeycutt and G. A. Camp bell returned this week from the Elks Convention at Los Angeles. Mr. Campbell says there wns an enormous crowd there and that the Elks parade was seven miles long. Others from here who visited the convention will return the latter pint of the week. ANOTHfiR RAIN AT GRADY A. J. Roiles, ef the firm of Rode Bradley Co., left Tuesday morning for llaltiinoie whore he will buy fall and winter goods for his firm. Mr. fiodes ixpeets to be gene for two or three weeUs. MR. AND MRS. COPELAND LEAVE FOR OKLAHOMA WOULD FORCE CUTJN RATE Two Million Farmer Marshal Forcea to Brine About Immediate Re duction in Freight Ratea Wnshincton. July li). Two m'l- lion farmers aftiliuted with the Na ti.uiirf Board of Farm Organisations nre marghalling their influence to force all railroads to folluw the ex ample of Hvnry Fond and reduce freight uutvs, Secretary Lymt of the Board announced to day. Lyman nppluuded Ford's action yesterday in ashing the Ohio utilities commission to reduce freight rates 20 per cent on ford's roa.l, the Detroit Toledo nml Ironton. "Froitrht rate reductions would slash the cosh of food to the city con sumer," Hiwd Lymaa. Acting for the Icwa farmers' union Senator Konyon today planned to in troduce in ngress a petition signod by more than 2,000,000 farmers de manding freight rate reductions. Ac cording to the potition approximately $ 1,700,009,000 now could be cut fc-om the opefatiBg osts of tlio roads. Tlie valuation is $5,000,008,000 nhnvo the actual replacement cost, "the farmers declare In their petition. If the valuation were reduced to the actual value of stock and bonds outstanding irt least $300,000, a year might be saved, the farmers charge. Other wavs in which they suy sav ings could bo made in operation costs are these: Elimination of waste due to use less competition, $400,000,000. Abol ition of interlocking directorates be tween raHroads and supply compan ies $600,000,000. An annual saving of $400,00,000 already haa been effected in wagea, the farmers pointed out, through the wage reductions ordered by the rail way labor board at Chicago. ! Mr. and Mrs. Fayett Cnpelnnd, Jr.. .r. c.l.l.... 9 I.e. fit Vrtfmnn Okla., w'aeru they plan to mn-ke tlu'ir home, Mr. Copilnnd having accepted n position in the Extension Depnrt meiit of the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Conehnd has been with tlw News as reporter i.nd ad man for ,the. past year and while the News will miss his sen-ices, we are pleas lod that he goes to o good position. Mm. Copeland was tcaeher of Do Imestic Science in the public schools jhere hist year and is an efficient Itoncher. She w'.U likely accept a similar position nt their new home. C. L. Stanftelit was in from Grady Tuesday niwl says that neighbor hood got another rain Monday ni' V wh'ch intcrfi-red with vlieat h: f Vf-t:nc to suiii!- exteiit. H? says bm aereagea of wheat wi.l go in hgain this fall ra 'he Gri-dy neighborhood. Stuiifield Bros, ore nrrang.nj to put in 1050 acrt in grain. He says only about 680 .acres of f!iis, however, will be ready for fall planting. H. M. Bishop had charge of the progri. m at the Kiwnnis Club Wednes day of this week. Miss Ruby Suman gnvj a reading that was appreciated ard heartily encored by all present. Wabier W. Mayes, secretary of the Firjt Moitgage Loan Co., gave an iu t"ietiiig talk explaining why farm loan money is not as available now as it was a few years ago. Mr. Mayes brought out the -point that eastern investors were finding bonds und oth er tax free securities more attractive than land notes, hence the lack of market for farm paper. Police Search Hatch A good laugh was indulged in at the exper.se of Mr. Hatch when nt - .e -e r..i:.... M nnA tlml V'A. I'l Ul I ,'I'LV illiiyi: lu'lii'HiiLvii h'i li,. held a search warrant issued from the court and proceeded to go thru the pockets of the members. He foumi Mr. Hatch sitting on a letter which he relumed for explanation. Ti-e sheet bad inscribed in huge let ters "Th- Kiwnnis Club Side Walk Program." Mr. Hatch explained to ull that it was not he that was "sit ting on the sidewalk program," but ;lve incident brought to the minds of all that nobbing constructive has real ly been done toward putting over the clubs major program. The Attendance Record Dr. A. L. D llion produced a chart showing the number of times each member of the club had been nbs'iit, und urged ft better attendance by I'll ni'inbeiw in the futut-J. Judge Bratton is making some de cided improvements in the district court room this week that will add much to its uppcarance as well as convenience. A new covering is be ing put on the floor and new furni ture installed. Since the new district has been created there will likely be a good many more cases heard in the cham bers here, as Judge Bratton will spend more of his time here and many non-jury cases from other coun ties in the district will be heard in Clovis. PLAINVIEW TAKES FIRST GAME FROM CLOVIS Plainview won Wednesday in the first of two games of ball to be play- . ed there by the local term:. The score was 5 to 4 and it took ten innings to decide it. Step pitched for Cb.vis und Cavan augh caught. Clovis made eleven hits I and eight errors. Scores: R H E I riainview . 200 020 00 15 8 3 Clovis ... 201 010 000 0--4 10 4 R. F. ASPLUND HERE R; F. Asplund, special represent ative of the State Tux Commission, spent two or three duys in Clovis tins week ndvisiin with the county com missioners relative to th budget for this year. INSTALLING BIG FAN MINUTES OF DIRECTORS MEETING OF C. OF C. PARTNERSHIP DISSOLVED MEMBERS SHOULD PAY DUES PROMPTLY. B. T. Jrnignn and C. E. Worrell I who have been partners in the jew elry and optical business, operating 'the Optical Shop and the E. T. Jern ligan & Co. jewelry store have dis solved partnership. Mr. Jernigan as sumes all the Jewelry business and j will conduct it at his old stand. Mr. I Worrell will conduct an exclusive optical bushrsss at his location next to thj nostofliott in the Lyceum Thea tre building, which will also be oc cupied by F. S. Burns who negotiat ed the dual. Tilers was nlfo a section of land included in the doul which niade a total consideration of about $40,000 Many members of the Chamber of Commerce are in arrears with their dues ard the lack of funds has em barassed the organization to quite an extent. The secretary is now sending out statements of member ship dues nnd pledges to the sen-ice fund and this should bring a ready response from the members. E. W. BOWYER LOCATES AT COLUMBUS, OHIO. E. W. Bowvor orders his News sent to 1070 E. Main Street, Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Bowypr says they had a remarkable trip east in that they were not delayed one minute on ac count of car trouble and only one stop because of ram. WE THANK YOU Clovis is paving her streets and making other improve ments that aro well calculat-' ed to enhance property val ues and to make that city a more pleasant placa in which to live. Truly, Clovia is one of the live ciiies In this por tion of the southwest, and has nichly earned all of the geod things that are coming her way. Amarillo Daily News. Portales Defeats Clovis Once More An excellent game of base ball was witnessed by those who went to rortales Tuesday to sce the gamu be tween .Clovis and that place. The game wai elosely contested through out. Portales being tho victor by a score of 3 to 1. Bntteries for Por- Uilesj Koersan and Etz; for Clovis, Althaus and Cuvannugh. Struck out by Koerson 5; Althaus 6. Will Plar Again Sunday Fans as looklag forward to a re turn game with Portnles which will be played Sunday on the Clovis ground's. Both teams will bo strong and it is emeoted to bo ono of best games yet played on the locnl grounds SUNDAY SCHOOL OUTING Miss Amye Anderson, Gave her Sunday sohool class, the Week Day Workers, of the Brethren Church, an outing to the brakes about sixty miles northwest of town last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Cochran chaperoned the class. .The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Coiunurce had their regular meeting Tuesday morning at which the following directors were present : W. I. Lukart. Bert Curless, J. E. Lindloy. W. H. Bowman, J. M. Bick- Wy, W. B. Cramer. A. Mandell. E. L. Manson, A. B. Austin and C. A. Hatch. Various phases of municipal affairs were discussed at length. It was unanimously decided that a committee of fifteen representative citixens be appointed to investigate municipal affairs. Secretary Jones was instructed to continue to look after the Grady road in an effort to keep same open for truck traffic until the wheat could bo moved to the market. J, E. Lindley, Chairman of the Fourth of July Committee of the Chamber of Commerce submitted his renort. This report showed that the barbecue cost $709.80. The barbe cue was handled by two committees one headed by Don' W eatherford as chuirman, the other by Alex Shipley who bad charge of barbecuing the meat. Aviator Maves and Mr. Otis Down ing appeared before tho Board of Di rectors stated that it wns his purpose to hold on airplane frolic in Clovis about September 30th at which time thero would be from fifteen to twenty five airplanes present. This exhibit is to be held In connection with the American Lecrion and the Clovis Trade Unions. Mr. Mayes neked that the Chamber of Commerce furn ish gasoline and oil for tho planes during exhibit. He estimated tire ex pense to be about $3no.0. The RoaVd of Directors decided to refer tho matter to the Legion and the Unions for their attention. Hiudwick Bros, me installing a large ceiling fan in the Lyceum Thea tre which wil! furnish peifect venti lation for the building. BUDGET CUT FOR NEXT YEAR Comnmiioners Fail to Provide For County Agent's for 1922. Tliii Year's Work Not Affected. The building next door to the Clevis National Bank it being re decorated and fixed up for the West ern Union Telegraph Co. whose of fices will be moved there aoon. ' In making out the budget for tuxes at a meeti,.,' held this week the coar,tv commissioners voted for sev eral restrictions. The appropriation for the county agent's work for next yenr was voted down by tho com missioners, however, the appropria tion for the Boys' and Girls' Club work was retained in the budget. This docs not mean that the county agent's work will not go on this vear but does mean provision is not made to turnisn me coyrrya pn ui the finances for tho work lor I'Jii Other items cut out in the budget are Wild Animal Bounty, Indigent Fund, County Road Emergency, Court House and Jail Repair, Couaty Health and County Institute.. One tenth of one mill was cut from the General County and two-tenths of a mill from tho County Road fund. There Are 135 Catet On ScheduU. Only Four of Which Are LUted On the Criminal Docket District court will convene on Mow day, Aug. 1st with Judge Sam Brat ton presiding. On the docket there are 135 cases filed, nKhough some uf these are perhaps cases that have been settled and will not come up for triul. Twenty-One Divorco Caaei On tho docket thero arc twenty one applications for divorce, or one out. of nbout six of every case to bo tried. In these cases twelve women aro listed as those bringing the action aa compared to nine men. Few Criminal Caiea Out of the rir cases, there ure only four criminal cases which in dicates tiiat Curry county has a most law abiding set of people. Of course this number of criminal cases may bit increased when the grand jury meets during the term of court. Tho following jurors have been summoned: Grand Jury C. R. Herrin. A. L. Cox. S. W. Brooks, W. S. Cole, K. C. Childers, R. E." Scarborough, J. H. Engrain, Roy Marks, A. M. Singleterry, Sam Stupp, J. A. Nichols, Sam Mitchell, Charley Denhof, J. D. Crawford, II. G. Cy;;by, Bert Curless, U. D. Bevel, .1. C. Mulluiir. A. V. Edmondson, J. B. P.onton, A. Rogers, J. P. Brocket briiu( W B Mc3nyr, Chester A. Mark.v S. i-;. Locll.Tr, C. W. Brad- ' ley, Ii. F. Cvlgill. Petit Jury C. V. Kelly. J. L. Garrett, A. E. Hitfhtowur, W. D. Mack, E. T. Dickson, Ed Houk. J. B. Smyth, E. G. Ulnir, Turn Gallagher, T. W. otrickliu, R. M. Bishop, J. P. Hardin, G. P. Good- rum, Jno, T. Gain, I. N. Storm, W. M. Burdette. John 1). Riown, Geo. W. Hrownell, Virgil Coffin. G. W. Hyde, J. II. Ciijwell, F. M. Gibson, E. II. Ashcraft. J. T. Stalker, Albeit Pet- tiirrow, M. L. rattor.vm, M. F. Shaw, Harry Highfill, J. B. Gant, A. U. Black S. Hoskins, F. E. Teague, J. W. Thompson, J. H. Black, M. L. Mc- Clusky, C. A. Scheurieh. A FINE CORN COUNTRY John J. Stevens, who lives a few miles from Si. Vraiu, was in Clovis Wednesday. Mr. Stevens snys there is a fine prospect for row crops in hia neighborhood as he has corn that with another good rain nt the proper time will make (!H bushels per acre. Mr. Stevens thinks the- section he lives in can hardly be beat for raising corn. He bus repeatedly gathered from 35 to 40 bushels per acre and says he made one yield of GO bushels to the acre. H. BELL RETURNS H. Bell has returned to Clovis after several month stay at Littie Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Bell will again en page in the real estate business and has formed a partnership with J. W. Stewart. MqCAULEY A CANDIDATE On tho back page of this issue E. L. McCaulcy has a statement in which he announces his candidacy for the office of sheriff of Curry County at the primaries next spring. A Mandell will leave Sunday for the Eastern markets to buy new fall goods for Mandell Clothing and Dry Goods Co. Health Levy Was Turned Down At a sncciul meetinir of the board of county commissioners jMonday. tho proposed tax levy for county health purposes wns turned down. Dr. Waller, state health officer, was here and made a special plea for the luvy. BASEBALL SCHEDULE Clovis is playing Plainview this afternoon at Plainview. Friduv and Saturday tho home boys, will play Floydada at that placo. On Sunday after- noon on the Clovis grounds, a game will be played with Potftales. This is ex- pected to be ono of the best games of the season. REMODELING FRONT Jackman Dry Goods Co. has com menced remodeling the front of their store. New show windows will be put in and it will bo made modern in every particular. Miss Lelia Kendall and Mr. A. S. Veasy left Tuesday morning for the eastern markets to buy new goods for the Kcndnll Dry Goods Company. They will visit St Louis, Chicago and New York and plan to be gone about a month.