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County Cleric " 11-1-20
W 1 J V'U 2i I VP l Oldest Established Paper in Curry County Official Paner of U. 8. Land Of flea VOL. IS, NUMBER 13. CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1921 $2.00 PER YEAR .Bursum DEMOCRATS GAIN IN CURRY Thu County Cost Mora Solidly For Perty Then Ever Before in It, History. A'hile they lost in thu state elec-1 i:-n local Democrats arc jubihint over tin- vote- received in Curry County. The total vote gave Hanna a mn i,,,iv nf 1 t;:i us compared to his majority over Mechem lust fall of 1 134. This renuirkablo majority was in the face of the fact that at the Tuesday election nearly four hun dred less votes were cast than at the general election. The total vote of the county shows a majority of over four to one for Hanna, whereas his mlijority over Meehem last fall was nut quite three to one. Thorough. Organisation. While the Democrats fell short of their vote in the county they had a good working organization under Chairman A. W. Hockenhull and not only got the parly vote out but many voted fcr Hanna who did not sup port the ticket Inst fall. Every pre cinct in the county was carried by the Democrats. Texico Goes 9 to 1 Texico is the chnmpion Democratic box in the county, Hanna received J IS votes then- while Bursum only received 27, the vote being about 0 tn I. This box polled more votes than it did in the flection last fall. CUud Returns to Fold. Claud precinct voted Republican at the election last fall by a majority of III. This was til'; first and only time a voting precinct has ever gone Re publican in the cnu.ity. In the elec tion Tuesday the Claud precinct re turned to the Democratic fold and gave n Democratic majority of eleven. Grady Went Democratic Karly reports from Grady caused a few Democrats to be a lit! It down cast. It said that Bursum carried that box. Later reports showed it landed in the Democratic column by about two tc one. The mistake was ...lined hv a misunderstanding over the telephone. Socialist Vote Light The Socialist vote was exception ally light at the election Tuesday, the nominee of that party only polling 59 votca in the entire county. The tabulated results on this page live the vote by precincts for each candidate. THREE BOYS BURNED TO DEATH AT HEREFORD And Combs, age 20; Albert Combs, age 10; and W. B. Wallace, age 10, were burned to death at Hereford, Texas, Tuesday, September 20th, when the engine of a tractor on which they were riding exploded Kunernl services for Arol and Albert Combs were held nt Hereford Wed nesday at 3:00 p. in. and the funeral nf W. H. Wallace was held at Can yon, Texas, at the same time. WORLD'S SERIES MAY START OCTOBER Han Johnson, president nf the American League, declared himself in favor of a return to normalacy in world's series prices and said thnt he was in favor of restoring the 50c "world series bleacher seals. With the major lerguc season end ing October 2, Mr. Johnson said he thought the world's series might be gotten under way on October 4, and if tho New York tennis are the league champions, the series might be innugur.ited a day earlier. D. W. Jones, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, has been on the sick list this week. N. Austin is here for a visit at the home of his son, A. B, Austin. He is accompanied by his niece, Miss Inei McChiin, of Lexington, Ky. Mr. Austin has spent several months visiting in Kentucky and at Spring field, Mo. F FARM BUREAU EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING The t'xi'cutive committee of the Curry County Farm Bureau will hold its regular meeting on Saturday, Sept. 24lh, at 1 :00 p. m. Every bureau member is requested to bring any matters for the consideration of the Farm Bureau before the executive committee at any of its regular meet- ings. The executive committee meets regularly on the last Saturday after noon of each month. Enrollment Shows Decided Increase The person who figures Clovis has not grown during the past year has but to consult Clovis' school enroll ment records to be convinced of the growth the city is making. City Superintendent Bicklcy re ports the total enrollment of Clovis schools this year to be ISO (J as com pared to 1234 Inst year. This gives a total of 332 more pupils than last year or an increase of nearly twenty five per cent in the scholastic popula tion of Clovis. The high school last year had a total enrollment of 250, while this term the enrollment has al ready reached 300. WHITING-BAILEY Mr. Clarence Whiting and Miss Wilmu Bailey were married last Fri day aftrrnoon, September 1 6th, at Faiwell by Rev. Thurston of that place. The young couple returned to Clovis and went to Amurillo where they will spend about a week. Mr. and Mrs. Whiting will he at home in Clovis after September 2.rth. The Dii.le is well ki)own in Uovis and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Bailey of this place. Mr. Whiting it tne -on oi .nr. ami wis. a. j. w lining and is n young business man of the city, being ronm "ted with the Buick Service Station. The News joins the many friends of the young couple in wishing them much happiness. AMARILLO FAIR NOT TO BE HELD THIS YEAR The Tri-State Fair which was to have been held in October at Amu rillo, has been called off. It was ini- ,,,,. , ,uim- i, ,...,''"" "' .. n : time for the event, so no fair will be held until the fall of 1022. Hockenhull Made Good Chairman A. W. Hnckenhull, who is chair man of the Democratic forces in the counties of ihe Fifth nnd Ninth Ju dicial districts, reports the following Democratic majorities in the coun ties In the district: Kddy 1100 Lea f)0() Chaves 900 Roosevelt 1000 Curry Ui.'l!) Quay "00 DeBaca 355 Total 631)4 These same seven counties last fall only gave 4!)l." majority for Hanna,; thus the district organization under Mr. Hockenhull at Clovis has made a gain of almost 1500 Democratic majority in the seven counties on the east side. The Democrats if this section are pleased with the wonder ful showing that has been made under the new plun of having a district chairman of the party forces working to get the vote out on the east side. JACQLYN CAROLYN BORN SEPTEMBER 16th Mr. and Mm. A. Mandell are the happy parents of an eight pound baby girl, born Friday, September 1 0th. Jacqlyn Carolyn is the younu lady's name. , Ti ectedl to siate by The Vote In Curry County VOTIN'O BOX Hun nn Dem. ... 481 4t)5 Clovis 1-A Clovis 1-B Clovis 9-A Clovis 0-B 182 Texico 245 Melrose 159 Grady 89 Hollene 61 Fields Havener Shiloh St. Vrain Boney Blucktower Bullview . . Claud sa 32 rR (12 tin 74 41 2171. .; WESTERN UNION MOVING The Western I'nion Telegraph of fice is moving this week to the build ing next door to the Clovis National Bank, where new equipment is being installed. Booster Talks Made at Kiwanis Club Rev. R. B. Freeman presided over the Kiwanis Club Wednesday. "Clovis" Past. Present and Future" was the subject for the day's pro gram. Dr. A. L. Dillon spoke on "Clovis Ten Years Ago;" C. A. Hatch on "Clovis at Present" and C. W. Harrison on "Clovis Ten Years From Now." Their talks were boosts Tor: the city ami were interesting. The club voted to send tho Kiwanis j base ball team to the Kiwanis Con-i Vl.lltinn at AlbiiqucrqiH WOULD MAKE CLUB next' month. GROUNDS AT HEREFORD Judge L. Gough of Hereford was a Clovis visitor the hitter part of last week. Judge Gough ia one of the oldest settlers in this section of the plains country and has lived nt Here ford since the town first started. He is now interested in forming a stock company which would take over Sul phur Park near Hereford and turn it into a country club. Sulphur Park farm contains about two sections of j ... ... ,ind line the best f sh nir ground on1 the creek neur Hereford. Judge Gough says that this point is the only; real fishing ground within a radius or many miles of Hereford and when the company is incorporated Sulphur! Park will be beautified and will bcai voting the day a delightful sue the play ground of this entire sec- pgg. tion of the country. The company! will be made up of stockholders fronV Mrs. R. E. Bouchelle has opened i all sections of the plains country within eventy-five miles of Hereford and will be organized nnd operating before the fishing season next spring . Community Fairs The first fair of the season was held Wednesday, Sept. 14th, nt Hav ener. Mr. and Mrs; D. V. Winn gave 1 0V(. their home for the day and with nbundanc" of shade and plenty of water a verv successful day murked the opening of the community activ ities. Prof. Pile and Miss Edith Melton dismissed school at noon and came for three hours. 'A bounteous dinner was spread under the shade of the locust. The speakers for the day were P;of. Pile, Judge Hall, E. C. Hollinger and Ralph R. Will. Mr. E. L. Kempf acted as chairman. Mr. Ralph R. Will, county agent of Roofevfllt County, judged the pigs that were exhibited by the club boys The winning members are as follows: Cecil Homo, 1st; Clyde Home, 2nd; Bertram Kempf, 3rd. The Moyu-Hill McDuniel fair was a most decided success in every way. The exhibits, the dinner, the program, Smith Soc. 7 8 1 :i 7 4 2 0 0 9 1 3 fi 3 7 0. 60 Sena iur. 1 1 0 10 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 DIED OF TYPHOID Evelyn Cain died Saturday of ty phoid fever and was buried Monday afternoon. The decensed was eleven years of agu and the daughter of C. O. Cain. Foot Ball Season Opens Next Week Clovis High School will play the first toot ball game of the season on Friday, September 30th, with the Santa F'e shop team, the giimi; com mencing at 3:00 p. m. The line-up of the high school team this year will be: Captain William Jones. Coach Mr. Earl Morgan. ' Yell Leader Leonard Jernigim. Quarter-back Billie Jones. Full Buck Jerry Miser. Half Back Wilbur Anderson. Hulf Back Barrett Fitzhugh. Guard Raymond Weisinger. Guard Lamar Walker. End Billie Green r. End Jean Walton. ENJOYABLE PICNIC AT J. FRANK NEEL RANCH A party of three car loads motored to J. Frank Neel's ranch thirty miles from Clovis last Sunday. Those in the party were Mr. and Mrs, Geo. Houk, Mr. Ned Lowder, Mr. nnd Mrs. hou, Mrs. Minnie Neff and daughter, Miss Carrie Neff, Mr. and t.. ut. m.Afiii ,l f,ilv The iviit was a pleasant surprise to Mr. and Mrs. Nccl, especially as the mo- toristit brought their lunch, which wag raten picnic fashion. The party returned to Clovis late in the evening, studio at the home of W. H. Harris near the high school building where she will teach oil, china nnd water colors. Are big buccess i the sports everything during the day proved conclusively that a com munity can do what it will. Mr. E. A. Douglas, Farm Bureau Chairman, had charge of the bureau displays while Mr. and Mrs. J. D, Hopper, local club leaders, supervis ed the club exhibits. Numbers of the women brought beautiful pieces of handiwork. Among those who contributed to the women's department were, Mrs. Copeland, Mrs. Holmon, Mrs. E. A. Douglas Mrs. J. D. Hopper, Brocket! braugh, Mrs. Frank Kinzie, Mrs. Craig and Miss Willoughby. Mr. Ralph Will, county agent of Roosevelt county, conducted a class for boys interested in stock judging The program consisted of nnisi' by the Copeland trio, speeches by Mrs. I'na M. Steed, Mr, John Flem ming, Dr. Miller, Mr. Ralph Will and Mr. F.. ('. Hollinger. Late afternoon was given over to watermelon feast ing and sports. Bursum Rep. 07 !0 39 44 27 44 4 15 22 12 17 21 8 28 532 HUNTER PEEVED OVER RESULT AT TEXICO S. C. Hunter of Texico was in town Tuesday night getting election returns. Mr. Hunter is a strong Democrat and was a little peeved over the vote the Republicans got at the state line town. The vote was 245 for Hunna and 27 for Bursum. He says his organization had twenty-five Rupuhlican votes accounted for the day before the election, but that the opposition put two by them some way in election day. To Co-Operate with Cluh Fair Movement At a meeting held at the Chamber of Commerce Wednesday night it was decided not to have a County fair this fall but ratherr to co-operate with the Boys' and Girls' Club Fair to be held here Oct. II, 7, and 8. The decision was reached on account of the lack of preparations that have been made and the short time yet before the fair dates to make arrangements. The Curry County Fair Association re mains in tact and the officers and the committees appointed by them will lend co-operation toward making the Club Fair a success, the details of which are being worked out by Mrs. Edna Hume Durand, County Club Leader, and County Agent Hoi- linger. A General Exhibit Plans are being made for a gen end farm exhibit, gathered from all parts of the county, to he shown in addition to the Bnyu' and Girls' di plays. This general exhibit will be sent to ihe Diulus Fair at Dallas, Tux as, nnd will be shown in connection with a display from Roosevelt County. RANCHVALE FAIR The Ranchvalc community Fair will be held on Friday, cordial invitation is to attend. Sept. 23rd. extended to MARRIED LAST FRIDAY Mr. E. B. Younger of Okluhoma Citv and Miss Roberta Henderson of Roawell were quietly married last Friday at 10:30 a. m. at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Whatley, 620 North Axtell St. The happy couple left immediately for the home of the groom, where they will live. Rev. C. W. Stumph officiated. County Vote on the Amendments Following is the complete vote of the different amendments in this county. The state results on the amendments will not be available for several days: Amendment No. 1, Women Hold ing Office For, 1207; against, 630. Amendment No. 2, Aliens Acquir ing; Land For, 1231 , against, 585. Amendment No. 3, Term of Super intendent of Public Instruction For, 708; ngninst, !)!. Amendment No. 4, Soldier Exemp tions For, 879; against, fitiX. Amendment No. 6. Powers of State Corporation Commission -For, 11411; against, 673. Amendment No. (i, Budget System For, 894; ngaiust, 724. Amendment No. 7, Public Land Commission--For, 804; against 824. Amendment No. 8, School Amend ment For, 362; against 1!U1. Amendment No. It, Municipal In debtednessFor, 825; against, 732. Amendment No. 10, Term of School Superintendent For, 768; against, 855. Amendment No. 11, Road Bond Is sue--For, 1008; against, fl'.HV BUILDING HOME K. G. PcitM-Iniitn, who recently moved to Clovis from Denton County Texas, has rommenaed the erection of a nw home in the northeast part of Clovis. o ajy WEST SIDE VOTE HEAVY Majorities on Et Side Are W.ped Out by Vote In Heavy Republi- can Counties of the State Senator H. O. Bursum has evi dently been elected over Judge Han na by a plurality of around seven thousand, according to cluima from Republican headquarters, while Dem ocratic heudquarters concede the elec tion of Bursum, they are not will ing to admit that the plurality will be this large. Eastern New Mexico gave a strong er Democratic majority than last fall but the heavy vote for Bursum in the western counties mude majorities on this side of the state fade away. It is giving east side Democrats a gTeat deal of consolation that Democratic majorities were increased in this part of tho state and that the party was successful in getting a good majority of itn vote to the polls. SELICMAN CONCEDES ELECTION OF BURSUM (Special to News) Albuquerque, N. M., Sept. 22. State Democratic Chairman, Ar thur Seligman has conceded the election to Bursum although he doubts if total will reach 7000 majority for the Socorro man. bit est figures show that the possible plurality will exceed seven thousand and may reach nine thousand. President Hard ing has wired congratulations to Mr. Bursum. F. O. GRIFFITH AND MISS AILEEN REED MARRIED F. O. Griffith nnd Mi's Aileea Lucille Reed, both of this pluce, were married last Saturday evening at six o'clock at Farwell. Tho young folks made a trip to Roswell for a few days and are now at home in Clovis. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Reed who live northwest of town and graduated last year from Clovis High School. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Griffith of this city and is an employe at the Santa Fe shops. He is an ex-service man and spent several months overseas during the war. PASSED AWAY AFTER LINGERING ILLNESS Tom Roberts died Friday after a lingering illness of several year. The funeral services were conducted at the Church of Christ on Sunday af ternoon. He was a member of the Masonic lodge, that order having; charge of the services at the grave. Before his health broke down Mr. Roberts ran a service car here. He is survived by bis wife and twe brothers. CITY CUTS SALARIES The City Council at its meeting; Monday night voted to discontinue the salary of the Police Judge. Hu has been drawing a salary of $50 per month but the new order only allows him the fees of the office. The city peace officers, according to a resolution that carried, will re ceive only the salaries of their office and the fees for arrest will go to the city. CURRY IS BANNER DEMOCRATIC COUNTY Curry is the banner Demo cratic county of the state, hnv ing not only increased the Dem ocratic majority over Inst fall's election, but also having; given a bigger majority for Hanna than any other county in the state. '