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20 OLDEST ESTABLISHED PAPEli IN I'UUUY COLWTV 4l' VOL. 15. NUMBER If CLOVI3, NEW MEXICO.THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1921 3.09 PER VHA WILL EXHIBIT AT DALLAS FAIR Carry and Roosevelt County Will Combine (nil Send Fine DitpUv To Dallas Next Week. At a meeting at the Chamber of Commerce Monday night it wan de rided to send an exhibit from Curry County to the Tcias State Fuir at DhIIuk. Coo Howard of l'urtulcs was pres ent and told of the plan Room vult County had made to send an ex hibit' there and it wus unanimously voted to co-operate with that county and have a combined exhibit from koosevctl and Curry. Gathering Exhibit Now. K. C. Hoi. inner, John Byvne, Chan. K rtennis. Mrs. Edna Hume Durand, and D. W. Jones were named an a committeo to look after the collection f the exhibit. On account of the fact that this exhibit must be ready to leave Clovis by Suturday morning, it in going to take some hard work bytho committee, and they were giv en authority to appoint sub-commit-teca in. each neighborhood in the county to assist them in gathering suitable product for the display. There i an abundanco of farm pro duct to make a fine showing from this county if everyone will co-op- .rate with the committee in getting it gnthered. Te Be Shipped By Epre. The plan is to load an express car , with Curry and Roosevelt County ' producte, leaving hire Saturday morning. October 1. This will give titie exhibit time to get into Dallas and get properly arranged before the fair opens on the 8th. Roosevelt ,vsnd Curvy Counties have securud a pace thirty-six feet square for.tlio two exhibit. Dennis and Watherlord to Aceom puny Exhibits. At the meeting Monday night Bon Weathcrford and Fixd K. Dennis were selected to go with the exhibit nd remain in Dallas during the fair, RooHevelt County will also send two men with her display. - Fine Advertising. Roosevelt nnd Curry Counties should get much good advertising from the display at the fair. The .Dallas Fair is the second largest " state fair in the country nnd this vear Dossibly more than a million people will attend. The exhibit will xhow these visitors what can be rais ed In Eastern New Mexico and those in charge will be provided with ample advertising matter that will tell of the advantages of this section. DIED SUDDENLY Clarence A. l'ylant, age 49 years, died Suddenly on Monduy of this week. Mr. Pylant had started up thu sUiira to his room at the Arling ton Hotel when he suddenly dropped dead from what is supposed to huve been apoplexy. The deceased was an old time resident of this section, having resided in the plains country for about twenty years. Funeral services were held at the wmeterv Wednesday afternoon at four o'clock. I DRUG STORE SOLD Dr. J. W. Board and Dr. Clynj Smith have purchased the stock and business of the City Drug Co. No. 1 from J. C. McClelland and Dr. J. Foster Scott and the stock is being' invoiced this week. The store was closed for two or three duya this week while the stock was being in voiced, i BAND CONCERT PROGRAM 350 Club I Atten Sembers Will Encampment Here o NEWS AD BRINGS ' MANY ENQUIRIES STOCK JUDCERS COMING JOHNSON NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF EMBALMERS A. W. Johnson returned this week from Las Vegus where he attended the meeting of the Undertakers As sociation of New Mexico. Mr. Johnson was elected as vice president of the Stale Board of Em- balmers at a board mcet.ng in Las Vegas. Mr. Johnson has be-n a member of the State Board since the first of the year. I , ti , i. i. i .1 i T Following !h the program for the I ,U!C"' w" ""'i';ye band concert Frid.iy night which 'be-i J' Wllitc'g Etorc 0,1 Sv,,h M"in S,t- fins at 7 30 i ulertised bouse for rent in the March-'Robhixor.'s Grand En-', "n' lttl11 weck and before noon I'rmsy no OUTBUILDINGS DAMAGED BY FIRE SUNDAY tree." King. Overture "Lutspiel" Keller Bela. Cornet Solo "My Old Kentucky Home" with variations, by E. C. Eustin. Fox Trot "Margie" by request. Waltz " Lazy Mississippi". . Earl March "Olympia Hippodrome" Alexander. Fox Trot -"Moonlight". . .Con rad Patrol "Blue and Groy"Dalbey March "Stan and Stripes For ever Sousa. E. L. McCauley, who lives on North Calhoun Street, lost his bam, coal house and sheds by fire last Sunday morning about 2:00 o'clock. His house was also damaged but the fire department succeeded in saving It His household goods were also dam aged In rrmvlng out of the house, The fire is supposed to have originated either from defective wiring or from sparks from the wash house. r . , FAREWELL SERMON L Rev. R. B". Freeman, pastor of the Methodist Church, win preach hi farawoll sermon next Sunday. Mr. Freeman will attend the annual con ference nt Artesia "next week, after which "he will g to Abilene,- Texas, to make his homu. Mr. Freeman will engage In evangelistic work next year with headquarter at that plnco. hail twelve people to see him ready to rent the house. Mr. Reed was in the News office Friday and said: "Please j take that od out before people woYry inc t" death." KICKED BY CAR May Choose Clovis as School Location 1. V. Rice received a painful In jury Saturday when the crank of an auto struck him in the face. He narrowly escaped a very serious in- Jury. The Hoys' Stock Judging ContcLt, which for the first time will be held in Eastern New Mexico, la scheduled for Clovis on Fridny, Octuber 28th.) It is expected that contestants from Union, Quay, Curry, Dellaca, Roose velt, Chaves, Eddy and Lea Countiu will participate. The winners of the county judging content will be sent to Clovis at that t'ine. The Clovis Chamber of Com merce will act as hosla to the young men on this occasion and royally en tertain thum while in Clovis. MANY PROJECTS REPRESEfiTED MiMt Suvceuful Year of Boys' and Girls' CUb Work to be Cele brated in Clov'u Next Week. Fatty Arbuckle is Oat of Jail Smut Costs County $40,000 per Year Kiwanians Will Play Albuquerque The Kiwanis Club baseball tcom will go to Albuquerque next week to attend the district convention of the Kiwanis Club and play ball with the Albuquerque Kiwanians. R. M. Bis hop is manager of the Clovis team and announces that his aggregation is practicing and will be in position to give the Albuquerque team a hard name. Following are the members ef the Clovis team: R. M. Bishop, R. A. Yost, Dr. H. A. Miller, Curl A Hutch, J. K. L'ndlcy, Oscar Dobbs, Cash Austin, Dr. A. L. Dillon, W. H. Duckworth and Hamlin Overstreet. FIRE ON NORTH WALLACE The home of M. A. Jackson on North Wallace Street was badly dam ajred by fire last Sunday night about eight o'clock. The fire department saved the building but much damage was dune by the fire as well at water, The houso as well as the furnishings was insured. Mrs. Dixie L. W. Owen, president of tho Clara Barton Memorial As sociation is in Clovis thit week. Mrs. Owen spoke at the Baptist church on Tuesday night, at the Kiwanis Club luncheon at the Harvey House Monduy, at t)ie high school at 1:00 o'clock Wednesday and at the Meth odist church Wednesday evening at 7:30. Mrs. Owen will speak t the Christian church on Sunday night nt 7:30. Mrs. Barton is touring the country in the Interest of the Clara Barton Memorial College for Jioys and girls' and this collet is to be established at some point where Mrs. Owen thinks advisable. Mrs. Owen is very favorably Impressed with Clovis as a suitable location for this college, which is to be co-educational and non sectarian. Mrs. Owen is good speak er and all who can should hear her Sunday night. San Francisco, Calif., Sept 28. The murder complaint against Koscoc C. (Fatty) Arbuckle was reduced to manslaughter today by Police Judge Sylvian J. Lazarus, who held him to answer the superior court for trial on the lesser charge growing out of the death of Miss Virginia Rappc, following a drinking party in Ar buckle's mite at the hotel St. Fran cis, i Arraignment of Arbuckle on tin- grand jury manslaughter charge has been set for October 3 ; on the charge resulting from today's motion by HOME FROM OZARK TRAILS CONVENTION Mr. and Mrs. Bert Curlew return ed this week from Shawnee, Ohio., where Mr. Curless represented the Chamber of Commerce at the Otark Trails Convention held there recent ly. Mr. and Mrs. Curlew ulso visit- in Oklahoma City before their re turn home. Mr. Curless says delegates to the Convention realized thut Clovis Is on the map as a road center, as the road work of the Chamber of Com merce here has given the city much favorable advertising. BAND CONCERT FRIDAY NIGHT The last band concert of tho senson will be given Friday night. The last concert was postponed on account of rain. Come out and hear the special program that has been prepared for Friday nigbt. E. C. Hollinger, county agent, told tho Kiwanis Club Wednesday of the damage thut had been done by smut in the wheat this year. Mr. Hollinger estimated that smut In wheat had cost the farmers of Curry County something in the neighborhood of $40,000 this year. By properly treat ing seed wheat Mr. Hollinger anid this vast wnsto could have been pre vented and tho cost of prevention would have amounted to only a small amount He advised members of the Kiwanis Club to urge every wheat grower in the county to treat hi seed wheat this fall. The Clean-Up Squad Dr. C. L. McClellan called nttcn. tlon to the "Clean-Up Squad" that will be in Clovis October 4th to look after thu claims of ex-service men, such as vocational training, compen sation, insurance, bonus, truvel pay, etc. He told of some of the things Undo Sam was doing for the soldier boys and urged that anyone who knew of a soldier who had a claim agmnit Uncle Sam to see that be was in Cloviu on October 4th, Mrs. Owen Likei Clovii Mrs. Dixie L. W. Owen, president of the Clara Barton Memorial Asso ciation, was a special gueit of the club and made an interesting address. The Grady Road. F. E. Baxter, Highway Engineer, told of the proposed work on the Grady Road which is to be com menced soon. Mr. Baxter said there was an abundance of hard surfacing material convenient to the work which has already 'been contracted for by the Highway Commission. D. W. Jones preside over tl Wednesday meeting. New members who have recently joined the club are: John Barry, C. E. Smyer, A. L. Gurley and F. P. Spencer. HOME FROM HONEY MOON BROTHERHOOD MEMBERS SANCTION WALKOUT DEMOCRATS ON WEST ' SIDE ARE AT WORK Three hundred fifty boys and girls will be in Clovis next week on Oct. 6, 7, and 8 to attend the Curry County Buys' aud Cirls' Club Encampment. This yeur's club work has been tho most successful of any since the club movement w started here several yeai-s ago. 41 ore boys and girls havo enrolled in the work this year than any previous year, and Mrs. Edp Kume Durand, County Club Leader, is expecting thu encampment next week to be the most successful. 14 Communities Represented. Fourteen communities will be rep resented among the club member here next week, these communities being: Locust d'ov-s Pleasant H;il, Ruth, HalloDC, Orady, Melrose. Hav ener, West Chapel, Moyc-FiiH McDan iel, Ranehvale, Fairfield, Texieo, Frio. These boy and girls from the com munities mentioned above will bur exhibit at the fhr representing twenty-two different projects. While the encampment will bo un der the general direction of Mrs. Durand, prominent state workers will be here to assist in the program, among them being President Kemp of the State College. W. H. Trent-nun, J. B. McGhee was in Santa Fe this week looking ufter business before the Federal Court. Mr. McGheu lays the Democrats of the west aide Judge Lazarus, the district attorney f the state are not discouraged by State- Club Leader, will have charge must file an Information within fair- the recent defeat but are commencing of the boys' recreation and' gamea ty davs. now to organize for the next cam- and Miss Elma C. Sturdcvant, AsUst- ' District Attorney Matthew A P.ra- paign. dy announced that a statement re-, be given out ga riling the case woul later. Arbuckle has been incarcerated since Suturday, September 19, wheiij a charge of murder wus sworn out! neninst him by Mrs. Bambina Maud ; Delmont. The charge was reduced Cross today to manslaughter by Judge Syl vian Lazarus at the end oi a filean-Up Squad Chamber of Commerce and other in- ni . ' Wrested citizens of Clovis, arrange- unicago aept .-inevy !" ,,,,,,, hwir,nr n poice ,onrt and , ments wen- maue to get m iu, nut Club Leader, will have charge of tho girls' calisthenics and club games. Miss Mary R. Richardson, State Dem onstration Leader, will j'idge ' the 1 V W ion vwww Th(J 8m, Rirli wi eHtublwh ja camp nortji of the court house At a meeting this week of the Red , . . , uoara, American uugivu, cent of ballots cast by Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen on the question of accepting a reduction in wages favor a walkout, It was announced to-night after two days spent in counting the returns which will not be complete until tomorrow. Tho counting of ballots of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi neers, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, Order of Railroad Con ductors and the Switchmen's Union of North America will begin in Chi cago Monday. Union leaders regard ed the result of the trainmen's vote as an indication of the stand the oth er organizations would take. It is regarded as certain that the workers would authorize a strike bulletin but it is believed that the brotherhood chiefs and grievnnce committees may not sanction a walkout. Arbuckle was released on his own wun every evserv.ee ." recognizance to ar.swer it. The charge Roosevelt and Curry Counties for the furnished bail was ; purpose oi aenmK vo . indictment returned grievances ana neipioK on which he manslaughter against him by the county grand jury. MO YE IN COLORADO D. L. Moye is in Colorado on busi ness this week. Mr. Moye went to Colorado from Santa Fc where he has insurance, need of vocational tiu'm been as a witness in cases before the tne his efforts to give them a square deul. A clean-up squad will arrive in Clovia on the 4th of October and will be at the office of Dr. McClellan on the 4th nnd 5th with adequate help to satisfy ail legitimate claims such a , port of the entertainment is being; fostered by the Curry C'trt' Fair Association. Eahiblls at Ella Auditorium The exhibits will be shown ut the Elk Auditorium in Clovia and will be free to all. The exhibit will be open from 9:00 a. m. till 0:nQ p. m. aud from 7:00 till 9:00 in the even ing. Oil another page of this issue a complete outline of the program for the three days' encampment i given. Federal court which there. is in session INVOICING DRUG STOCK Ranehvale Fair Was Big Success Every citizen in Clovis and the ad joining country is aakod to assist in I this work by notifying ex-service' men , und m-inir them to be on hand' Lewis E Rndrick of Fort Sumner! promptly, prepared to give such in- Another successful Uay was aa.iea is in Clovis this week. Mr. Rodrick formation as is necessary to the prop- to Kanclivaie s onueavors wnen me, is invoking the drug stock of the1 er settlement of cluims. If a legiti- Kt.iged their local fair last Friday. City Drug Co. No. 1. which has ' mate cluim is presented, carfare and The faculty und students carried out recently been sold to Dr. Clvn Smith maintenance will bo provided. some clever ideas in decoration and aud Dr. J. W. Board. I This is an important piece of busi-' the community showed its interest , . i ,i . nti.l Kn.nnnrntion hv hrinpinff exhihlta i ness ana one in wnicn an puoiic - - . . lfinni fii.lil und pnrnen. . ... v t.ir f.it,'.ina alir.iltd in u-lll HIT TU.-" - - - r n !-." fit.- A ! n,..,. .... - - Dallas tair ommmee ksrs ,mu. Assistance in Securing Exhibit rominen7educator to Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Tagader re turned Monday morning from an cx- tpnHed hnnevmoon at different oointl in Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. Tagaderr gi ntrou bundles of red and white The general Dallas Exhibition Committee, composed of E. C. Ilollin ger, John Byrne, D. W. Jones, Ciias. E. Dennis and Mrs. Edna Hume Du rand, with Don Wcatherford and Fred E. Dennis, who will huve charge of the Curry County Exhibit at Dal las, met at the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon and organized by electing Chaa. E. Dennis chairman. The committee made a general sur vey of the county and were astonish ed at the possibil.tios of making the greatest exhibit ever shown by Curry or any county. In order to expedite the work of the committee, the farmers of the county arc requested to bring to the rinvij riinmher of Commerce, not lutcr than Monday, October 3rd will bo at home in Clovis. kaffir, red and white milo mnir.e, fot- crita, higeria, Sudan, cane, all varie- Jas. M. B'ckley of this city, who Thu afternoon was given over to program and judging. Mr. Ale Shipley, Mr. E. A. Douglaf and Mr. E. C. Holiinger made short talks and Frank Hill, Opal Tate and Seneca Beech gave well worked out readings. onts, barley, rye, m.llet, spelia, cm-1 Association has received word that mer and any other farm and fiold m:, cnnr o. Williums of Memphis, products. iTenn., who is president of the Na- ties of Indian corn, sheaves of wheat, la prudent of the Statu Teachers Tm, iviscilia sewing club had a beau tiful display of their work in their club room. Miss Ethel Roll, who has lwin their leader for the cast two The ladies are especially invited to tional Educational Association, will , yoaitt. has worked faithfully and well bring all of uieir garden piuuurie D 0ne of the speakers at tne suite such as pumpkins, cushaws, squashes, TeiK.),(.rB Association which meets at tomatoes, peppers, parsnips, carrots, ; Albuquerque on November S3. Mr. turnips, cubbaga, radishes, onions, Rickley considers thut the Associa- egg plant, rhubarb, Iri -h and sweet tjon wj ut, v,,ry fortunate in hearing potatoes. All of these exhibits should Williams as she is one of the lending educators of thu country. ED JONES HAS GONF. TO WICHITA FALLS and the girls are showing the result of her effort. HOLIFIELD RECOVERS - FROM SERIOUS ILLNESS be taken to the Chamber of Com merce whre they will be labeled with the name of the grower, post office, classification and variety. The committee especially urges that these exhibits all be delivered on or be fore Monday, as above stated. The success of Curry County at the Dallas Fair depends upon the efforts Nunn Electric Company of mat place, to supply this committee with the Mrs. Jones will join her husband at best that Curry County afford. . that place in the nenr future. Rev. and Mrs. Ted V. Holifield and daughter, Mae, returned th s week to Canyon, Texas, after spending few weeks here at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Welch. Mr. Holifield Ed Jones left for Wichita Falls,' nM been seriously sick for two week Texas Tuesday niornirg in his car. ur more with pneumonia Mr. Joics will be employed with the V. V. Spencer of the Spencer Elec tric Company went to Amarillo on ( biwineis Tue-duy momine.