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n a Mil v m at - : i j" i r n u iLts-oai El Oldest Established Paper in Curry County Official Paper of U. S. Land Office NUMBER S. THE CLOVIS NEWS. THURSO A, jrjry ja, tt. $7.00 PER YEAB BOY DROMD IN SIALL TANK Ralpa Smith, (3 Year of Ago Meet. Fatal A.ci:iat Noar Pleasant Hill Lt Sunday. Ralph Smith, mi of Joe Smith, v. ho lives in the Pleasant Hill tieigh I oihii ,d wmii lrownel last Sunday luorn eg niton 'I .11), Kullih v-. rftcen yrnis ulil, was in swimming with h..i limlti'T iir.ii another hu v both younger II'. ii hill,. -!!', a1, .i noi'ii about five liiil'-l Hurt h of I'l.'aiinl It'll. Noii!' of 'I i' boys coulii -.vim Hi. J V in :i ha. pit v:u!rd out nl.j the eu'er . Ill , lt,' I Were iilt:K'iy ho !! ll i:t mer ll'l. t"'i 1 'Clio J'OU'U f boya nut, hi mg aide Id swim, weie iowe,k.i, lo pi-1,1 him. 'III'.; nearest aid wna it liulf mi!(, t'way and it was thirty minutes I' Her the accident be fore Ihc li'nlj coul'l In! brought iii by uu experienced Hv'mnuT. The rem, iih who interned M.in- iuy monii'ig "I. Urn I'li'iiiinnt Iiil Cemetery utter the Tuneral serv i'"e had been conducted by Rev. Barb tf Trxico Kaiwoll. The grave wis covered with Aural tributes all.esl.inir the esteem' in which Uio boy was held in his neighborhood, ind n gloom wis cant over the otttire ommunily on ivunt of th- al a c dent. .iuan.flr. n.ijwct.Ki A SPLENDID St'fCCESS yhe iimiiii .1.1 .(!, -eri, giv.'.. .1. 'ii" '. leihodist Chor.'h Vl'editesLy ,-iht f I'lidiuli'd by Mrs W.. H. Doiijihlun, .is a Hpleiuliil suece.'s. lln hnjr.' iiilieice filled die liouw and enjoyed t fro'ii bcK'iniiii to end. The mini i ''in licinK ,eell .-ieisen 'and well reti i ered. h'liW GROCERY W B. Cole, md A. W. Fr-eman rt ill aoon open i uroeery atore in the Rice buildinR oppoiite the post office on North Muin Street. They expect to be open for business next week. SOCIALIST CONVENTION All aocinlmtii are hereby notified thut mans convention of all social iiU of New Mexico will be held at 2 l. m., Saturday; August lith, 1921, nt the ('(iiirt Kouse in Clovig, New Mexico, for the purpose of nominat ing a candidate for the U. S. Senate GLEANERS MEETING Tho Glennem' class of the M EC ;hiin.) Soulh met with Mra Bolt 1,'urles Wcdiiesd ly afternoon with 4 irood attend. inc.' 1 f U r i short husiiie lesHiiin a delightful social hour w.is enjoyed. Delicious refresh ment were nerved at the close of the pleasant afternoon. CHANCEL GUILD ORGAN IZEO About twenty ladies met last Tues day afternoon In the parlors of the Lyceum Theatre and organised the Chancel Guild. Tho purpose of the organisation ia to raise funda to buy the furnish ings ror tne cimncei ot the new Episcopal church which is nearing completion. The following officers were elected: Mrs. W. H. Duck worth, Pres.; Mrs. Harry Miller, V. Pres.; Mrs. C. E. Worrell, Sec; Mrs. H. V. Stonhill, Treas. C. M. TAYLOR BUYS NEW AUTO BUS U. m. Taylor has bought a new auto bus1 to tahu tho place of the one destroyed by fira last spring. The bus is now being assembled and will be ready for transportation in a few days. Mr. Taylor says that the work on the highway is progressing rapid ly, and that it will be finished in about three weeks, when he wilt again put the bus on between Portales and Clovis. Portale News. NEARLY A FIRE AT , LANE & SON'S ELEVATOR Late Tuesday evening the fire department answered a call to Lane & Sons Elevator. The blaze was ex tinguished by workmen at the ele vator before any damage was done. Lives Lost in Palacios Disaster Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Moore of this city and Coe Howard of Port ales, left Clovis Tuesday :nornin for Bronte, Texas, to 'attend th funeral of Rev Drue K. Cumhie Mrs. Cumbie U i daughter, of Mr. and Mn. Moon. DrownoJ at PaUcioi Rv. ijinbie was or. of the tight who were drowned ntir Pd!ai:ioH 'i-': Thuriilav H.- wis !'.!' a party ilhe.ri i'i'.)in iie H Yo'iiiif :'e.'!e'! Kr'joii.iii" - fit i. feaslon Tin- fi.-th:''. -r ..au'ht in tt. ,:;i,ie:-t W .Irll t '.'ffi): t-. W-e th ii' irreil in i .' r Kev. ('uu:bie W iit iiaVM ff '! B;:i.:iaO cln:'.'l' ,it bt-'uk'-M-iili!", T''x , ami 'a.i prui'iiiieiit in the woik of the !'lni'h. He had viiuled Clovisa num ber of t ines nrd had assisted in re vival ineetii'.).:'? a.i a .inne r in townj in this section. Anionic others to ione their lives in the disaster wer Mrs. B. Miye- and Miss Vi Bustsr of Br 'ckemidije, aiiiits of Oliver Bi.-ter who U em ployed at Luikart A Coitifany't jton here. VISITING IN MISSOURI Rev. M. Elliott and in, John Franklin, left Tuesday morning for a month's trip to points in Miwouri. They will attend the Youti People's IKicampment t HoHiver and ulso vM.t wwnl i,laoe .e.i W- v1 . fYvirerty p-stoi EXAMINATIONS FOR POSTMASTER An Aaajiatijidal for Ptmitjr t Cloi Will Bo Mad Somotiin Aitr tho I9tk of Aufuit. Applications are now being re ceived by the Postal Department for the postmaatership at Gov Is, A. B. Wagner's term having expired on the 21st day of July. Applications will be received until August 19th and it H presumed the appointment will be made within at 'eaat thirty days from this time. The appointment for the Clovis post office, according to rules and regulations, will bo made on a competitive basis, although candi dates will be graded on business ex perience and education, ther than a written examination The Clovis post.offioe pays in sf. n.ial salary of $2,700 MRS. HARRISON HOSTESS AT ONE O'CLOCK LUNCHEON Mrs, C. W. Harrison was voted one of . Clovis' most charming hostesses, when she entertained at a delightfully appointed four course luncheon Wed nesday. The home was beautifully decorated with nasturtiums and oth er flowers. Those to enjoy Mrs. Harrison's hospitality were Mrs. C L. KcClellan, Mrs. Jeff Hightower, Mr. G. P. Kuykemiall, Mrs. W. W. Mayes, Mrs. Jno. L. Stevenson, Mrs. R. M. Bishop, Mrs. Anna Janes, Mrs. S. Grisamore, Mrs. Roy HcMillen, Mrs. J. M. Bickley, Mrs. G, S. Wood ward and Mrs. W. W. Vinyard of Texico, Mrs. P. J. Evans of St Louis, Mo., Mrs. J. H. Reed of Memphis, Tenn,. Mrs. G. C. Booth, Searcy, Ark., and Mrs. Minnie Rogers of Taiban, N. M. The afternoon was delightfully spent during which time the guests enjoyed piano selections by Miss Blanch Lanewood Stevenson and lit tle Janie Wood Bishop and a reading by Miss Ruby Suman. BOOST FOR THE HOME TEAM ' ' Clovis ball team will play Floydada hern Friday and Sat- urday. Let's get behind the home team and help them win, but at the same time make the visitor fool t home. Clovia ball team, even though it does 4 not win all the games it plays, is a fine advertisement for the city. DOBSS TMJKS TO kiw euro City Manager Totla of Progi-nas aunt Dototopinoat IHmle Duritiir b Put Fw Vmirii. With A V. Johnson 'n charge, an interesting program w m rendered at the (C.iw.iniH Club Wi'dnewliiy it noun Liniit.cn wit ijiwenmi UuM worth f'.B"' tli unil hue:.!, iif Hi" d.iy mid HpoKe on i:o-i)i'!fMl .urn. M'- llnekwniHi iii:ih. mI out tli 'I eih'.ens hIhiiiI-I tulle liriMil view nf Hie l.liinirrf llml. !n" nf belief 't te the Iiivmii and lend !l'll- ic. rl. ill if there. A f. .,,llu :i,..t,,,i'l.ie ie.il.iii ' I uf th,. fivejn-.iir' w.r; i I-iiIK m niunie.ii.il af ins hyOiri'.ir Dohbs, Cily MnriiKei Mr. Oolilui nave n.i I'uiline. of Uie pi or !iis the city hud iime m past two yOHi-H, told of Ihe in) proven.onls Lhio hhd been made mid liow the City's indebtedness, aoido from bonded ir.dehU'dneHs, hud boon reduced to a vai;y ainaih amount. I'it tilk put city uffairn in a very fnvni' abla liirht befora tbn memberii of tho club. Much ruerrinwiit wiiH crmited when C. W. Harridon reeeivefl what wna purpotti'd to be mfuH.f auyini; that the Amerir.iin AsnoiVion of Portland Comont Maniifiu turem had entered a auit aRiiinst him for at- tempting tt demonstrate the weukne.iu of their prmlu'ct used in the Nuti t.irioi'i v-he'i he diveih axainnl, the he'.tun of the pool lint week eVr 1: .i- ..'n sOt by the pnetie il (ok.! in 1 die I tth t.iii m whieli he cbiiiu d he knew i"i wuti uinvife lo dive iiiI.ii the punl fin ie Ihc Hei end I inilini! ;nul is1 rn ide a mni-tyr of rnt'iiielf hi or ("r tu mill" 'ifh-'r folk, in ore ".;,i"Lil WILL Vt-'JIT HF.Wi Col. Harry (ft'trim mid vif. of (teuton, N J , and Mrs. D. W. Herring of Juckaon, Tonn., are oxcpuctnd here for a visit at the home of Mr. and M rs J. H. Barry the lattor part of the week. Col. Herring in a brother of Mrs. Barry and Mm. Hurring is her mothd". ATTENDS UNFORTUNATE PASTOR'S FUNERAL Coe Howard of Portah's wsi) in Clovia Tuesday enrotite to Bronte, Texaa, where he wont to attnnd the funeral of Rov Dnm Cunibie, who wan one of the unfortunate out's lo loMe hi lifu in tho recent riisssl.er if Palacios when number of personii were 'Iruwned. District Court Next Monday Dmtrtet Court will Convene next. Monday morning with Judge Sam Bratton presiding Th Grand Jury will be convoned Monday .morning and the petit jury on Tuesday morn- ing. Judge Brntton ha announced that court will convene each morning at eight o'clock in order that the jury term may he gotten out of the way in a hurry. KILL KARE CLU8 The Kill Kare Club mot with Mr Jeff Robert Wednesday afternoon with ton member and three guests present. Refreshments were nerved The club will give a lawn party Au gust 10th at the home of Mrs, Roberts complimenting the husbandn of the members. WON THE PRIZE R. M. Hall returned Unt week from the mountain noar Albuquerque where he was member of fishing party composed of the agents of the Kansas City Life Insurance Co. Mr, Hall again won tha prise for writing more life insurance than any agent of the company In the state during the last contest period. Mrs. EL W. Peterson of Parsons, Kansas, I here for a visit at the hon") of her sister, Mrs. Edna Hume Du- rand, County Boys' and Girls' Club Leador. C. E. Smyer and R. F. Pixley made a business trip to Carlsbad Thursday, New Machinery Being Installed Th.! new tiirbmn at the city iilunt is biii p'ifc in operation thin w!k. Some difficulty him been experionfied in getting everythinu workmif in the pMper ordnrjnt when it doea (ret to (Win? proie.'ly Cluvm' wnter iind lillit .nililr;i, will be nolveil For nome montlid the Imlit mil w,-tl.er pi'lllt 1 1 li be by Hie. eruwlli i iJ'Tlo.uli'd, eimi.i'd f file 'ity and thin bus ' is :i in I'tec -i : In 'iK I m' r 1 j Wl.en n ei il in my 'iiileefit in iiii.I.iiII lll.lpel ly ( IllVIK v.'dl e.l iiel '"i .I'ul lu;'ii, phint thut. v.- 1 1 pi.. '-.en' , nf i t.ivm lie. u ly i . ie tmvii it. irei,eii. !(,,: I. OtJOWtN (iOil.S r') 30UTH AMERICA 1)', 1 '.'iidwili left liu,t week fj; i ii 't i!' Ir.i fnirii-r huine ut. Roctpoit. ill. He linn resigned hiK posit ot, ii, l.h.. Santa Ft hospitul her-? ii,! m x f''w we-iks will leave HliiioiB fn. Lima, Per'j where .lie has accepted ,i portion :i JsaiaUiit :oirg eon with th" Crro d ! Pism Copper (.'oi ytu it or IStt-aON HAi IMPROVED Mr .ind Mrr, ,f C. (!lson retuntfil th fir;t, ot" the week from f.i.idin, T.-..:..:i, wiiere th ' huve been for aeviuul Weukii Kr Ne'.on's lieulth W-e ieil ;:i 1 he 1 hy the :,f.'y Ii. '.r I, in. ie Ie (iui'r, 'v... i i IK. vi, i i;i.tiir Saturday. Mr Km I, in in says the )nuspecls are t' e . 'I lug lew iTup in Inn rum nuii.vy l.'he )ii'onpet,s l, aayii. re fully ie ('..'ml as last ye ir iiinl the irreii(i ia jurger BALL GAMES EVERYDAY 'lamuM SebuJulodl With Floyiiaila for Friday jlsJ SjturtUy Bulb Toauu Will bo Seconal. With a baseball game "very day this week Clovis baseball farm are f miling pnitl.y good The team returned Sunday morn ing from four games on tho South Pinna, two with Plainview and two with Floydada All four of these games were lost, by the homo fawn. On Monday and Tuesday of this week the local team played Amarilln, losing the first game ind Winning the second Tho score, by innings of the Monday gam wus: Amaritlo 0 0-1). 3-3 0-0-0-6 Total 12 Clovia 2-0-0-0-2-4-0-1-2. Total 11 Robinson and Horton pitched for Amarillo and Lewis caugi.t Murphy and Turner were the batteries for Clovis. In the Tuesday game Clovia won by a score of 17 to 15, the score by innings being; Amarillo 1-4-5 -2-3-0 -0-0 -0. Total 15 Clovis 0-3-0-3 1 -4 0-6-0. Total 17 Battenea for Clovis: Stepp, Tal bot, Althaus, pitchers, and Turner catching. Amarillo, Bean and Lewis. Won From PUinviow Wodaooday In the Wednesday game Clovis won from Plainview by a score of 11 to 4. Clovis won the game by heavy bat ting and played a good game. Bat teries for Clovis: Althaus and Cav anaugh; for Plainview, Graves and Helm. Floydada Friday and Saturday Floydada ii scheduled for Friday and Saturday and these two games aii expected to be good ones as both teams will put forth their best ef forts. Floydada ha an excellent team. ROUND-UP PLANS BEING COMPLETED The American Lerion ia no in 4 ahead with plans for their big Round-Up on August 18, 19, and 20. The Legion boys say they will have many entries in the contest and promise to make it a great celebration for Clovis. Mtf lf tOMt Disarmament Invitation is Accepted by the Japs MIWUUTES OF C. OF C, 3MRD OK OIKFCTORS The Bmrd of nircclorK of thfl (!lov.: f.lh iinher of (iommeree held their i-ifiibir mcHiiiK Tdiy iiioi'iiitu!, Tuly Sililh. Officers fciul ' ili rei l.irs firesmit were W. 1. I u'.k- j ' - H t, f'fennl.'1'l ; Her! tiiiil'Si, A. It. ' A imtn j W". II i Civil" r M HHil'W, .'. K. I Midli y, ! (Jii.'iii'iu, M. i ..ell rt. W 1 neiiydn. V. 11. n-.ft "Iti, y . ! Join: i.M'il.eii ,r the last i.ierni.g.'"' v.h I -,.l,,,,i I .1 v.. 1. . .1 : -. 1 ,1 , d. I II C ih'el licit Chiles-;, cb.iiiin.iii of l''ie ll.:'.i iv ie . 'iiimnil!. 'c ii'pi.iti d that th.it (OiimiiiMvm i,; carry iliK Out . :iotivo prour uti ii to'al mid traiia-coiit'ie nt ill lnhwiy (Irvflopilieiit. Jlo do Kci il.e i the new tamping ground which has just bum completed by tho enterfirviinic city of Tulia, TotiS, which he pronounced to bo a model. Tu In his a population cf about two thousand people. Dr A. L. Dillon, ch.ilrmuri of the Tyiirinrf Camp Ground Coiiiiiiillcc re pnrteif that tho committeo was co- opornt.inir with tho City Council to so cure a Bu.tiblo location and that goo.1 nrotrresa waa beinir made. Tho resort! was approved and Ihe coiiiuiilU'C di rected to continue th.' '.'ih! r';u.g f.i.nie !,n. :i V U ' 'i uiier, (luminal (f Ihs Cnriiiiiii.l; fin Ceuiiiii '!' ie, r.'i'OI'leil I thit Mo f,.lci'.'ii,j; i.m iiiV i". iT lie v bander i ' ineirc kill hen il s I'.n.iicd in .ini.liliilc l,e ol!u'i!ijr i iii.im. i,l einiiiill'.'iM, hi vit '. IViini,:!!!-)! A.lfaiii C'ui.itiiit'co .Tallies A Hall, ( bail .ntiii, A. K Austin. W II Hartley, ,l,i. II. l'.iik Icy, W H Bowman, H W. 1 ane, C. L. Miilliviin, Milton llrown, Jr., Alex Shipley, J E Lindley, A. W Skiirda, Louih P. J. M.iat.erson, HiikIi William i, C. F Doughton and W II. Taylor. Basil Committff C A Hatch, Chairman; (1. I. Kuy- kendall, W. F, SwartJi and E, T. Jernigan. Lofton Affair CommiUr Ray Harrison, Chairman, Jno Luik- art and F. B Herod. On motion of Director Cm lass the Cofmittee on CommilteeH was desig nated to select u mi i table commiltee to confer with the Farm Bureau and Board of County Commissioners re garding the funds for continuation of the County Agent ia Curry County fur the ensuing vcxr. Director Hatch uliiled (hat 1'ieie was some itiiHiinderslaii'.ling existing in regard tu the Municipal Affairs Committee on Committees was des'g ing resolution wlr"h adopted: RESOLUTION 1 WHKREAS, it appenrs that the mayor and members of the City Coun cil of tha City of Clovis may have misconstrued or misunderstood the purpose of the motion made nt the lust meeting of the Board of Direct ors in appointing a committee on mu nicipal affairs, and, IN ORDER THAT the Mayor and the City Council, And the citir.ens of Clovis may understand the purposes of said motion, and that they may know that it was not the intention of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce to reflect up on any official of Uie City of Clovis BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the Chamher of Com merce of the City of Clovis that in pMing said mo. ion nl appointing a committee on municipal affairs, the Board of Directors of the Cham ber of Commerce had no intention of reflecting upon any official of tha City of Clovis, or any other person in any manner, but it was the inten tion t f the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce that said com mittee on municipal affairs should co operate and work with the City Coun cil in the solution of problems of municipal concern, and that said com mittee should endeavor to aid and as- sist the mayor and the City Council in having an efficient administration 'of all municipal affair, including the water and light situation, to the end that the entire community may be benefitted. No further business appearing, the Bosrd of Directors adjourned subject to call Washington Official IURhly PIJ Wilh Thai Country's Answtr in l.Krl ti Coofrrtnee. V'sshmfcton, July 27. Japan's na t'j.linice if n plueo in tho disarm. wi'iil cotifeii'iui', which reached thd slulc (lejia. I ii' nt tod iy, idvis consent lo (i (l.u.i.'i.inii en f ir I'listim qieo- I',,,,, -. cmiiu'ction wUh llio pnofec- i-uCe, but r-.e'T ;ls f'al pi'idilennf ir pmvers) ''(!' cii'Ci'i'ii oi. !y i"H't . ran hi l.'e Hill d u'! (.'('ised iii ibj s.iio 1 f-. (.f liie I.: !i'l l-,'.. 'lb r vrti. , v.-iy cv deiii..'. of oatin fi'lliim ti vi r the u-jdy in official cir cles here iind it wa:) indicnti'd thut the way now was n .i'ileil as entire ly ilea Lir .ifiiui..tt'y iKjfol ialio;i v.hiih wdl fix the tii.ie mid phnie ot iiioelii.f; nnd deli Ii ot procedure. A cor.ipi elicns vo cons derat ion of the cimforriice piMnraiu In fore tha d Irates actually bhscmhle. wus aUo sugciitod in thj Japanco tiole and now is ri gHrdcd as u'riirrd. Tho ut t:ti!ile of officials hrro bus been that such a discussion would he entirely in 0"to 0,1 tho i"v'U:l, uowers lll'r;'"'-"ly c'ptril invitationn a por tion oi inn .lupnnisa reply vvnicn nt triirt.'d pMi ticiilui' n!.t.'iit on here was :i pHKiruph ilcch'riiip it the iiimiso of the .Ia;,n:u K-.' uvi rnmeTil that during' lir c..iif i r.re "cili!( ins uii h as are of m I (iiiicrii to ccrliiiti i u.ta iil.ir I poiveis i r Mirh niii'li iH us in iy h'ra If i h il iK'i-i)inlili(.li. iI fa. l i "healJ btf scinjii'UiUi-.l.v i voiileil." N r. W S 1 1 P K W I N TI- N D r. N T at light plant I.. K. Orfoid of Deliver, Colo., ha been employed by the city to have charge lr tha. water and light plant. Mr. Orford take.i the place of Geo. W. ( hnltant, who will in the future devote his entire time to the Nata t'lrium, which is proving so popular at this time. TWO WIN FREEDOM IN BALL SCANDAL ChicHjco, July 27. The defense ia baseball trial today In three hour tore down tho net work of evidence woven by the state in seven days suf ficiently to bring immediate freedom to two defendants, obtained a ten tal've piomise from the presiding jud;:e for freedom for th-ee other and presented an nl bi supported by two x.'itiiesus and nurmrouj records for a fcixth of the eleven loci on trial. As result of thB defense's first at-t-ick, Louis hnd Ren Uvi, of Kokomo, Indiana, v alued out of court legally free of any connection with the deal through which it Is aliened) Chicago Vilnto box'il(iy-n agreed to throw tho 1919 World Scries for $100,000. Buck Weaver and H.-ippy Kelji h, once idols il the American league and Carl Zork of St. Louia were promised acquittal by Judge Friend unless oth er evidence is presented against thorn and Pavid Zclcer, of Des Moines; Iowa, presented an alibi through hist own testimony which was corroborat ed by witnesses and document intro duced a evidence. Tomorrow the defease will begin tryinfr to free Joe Jackson, Eddie Cicolte, Claud Williaini, Chich Cand and Swede Hiaberg. (.ONE TO MARKET W. V. Juckman left Thursday for the eastern markets to buy new fall and winter goods for the Jackman Dry Good Company. WHEAT MARKETING DELAYED A LITTLE Local rains in the north part of the county stopped wheat ' 4s hauling aome Thursday, but all the fore part of the week trucks havo been running1 from early morning to late at night bring- Ing .heat to the several Clovia elevators. Grain men say the RTade till does not come op to 4 the average of previous years.