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Rio Grande Farmer (Newspaper) - April 19, 1923, Las Cruces, New Mexico OFFICIAL PAPER OF DONA ANA COUNTY 0 GRANDE FARMER An independent newspaper de- voted to lift interests of the of the Rio Grande valley 2384 SUBSCRIBERS A CONSOLIDATION Of RIO GRANDE REPUBLIC RIO REPUBLIC ORGANIZED FARMING VOL 44 OVER READERS 12 COLUMNS LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO THURSDAY FARMING Chamber Takes First Step to Organize Union High School in Cruces District First steps in a movement to organize a Union High school dis- in Las Cruces and vicinity were taken Monday evening when directors of the Chamber of Commerce authorized George president of the organization to appoint a committee of five to meet with similar committees of the Dona Ana County Farm Bureau of the several school districts and the town to tor Circulating oi President Clark appointed th following named persons to serve on a Fred S Hess chair man Mrs Henry Sloes John M Samuel F Bean and Pat F Dr B G Dyne retiring president of the local school board brought the matter of a canvass of the district the attention of the directors Hi spoke in favor of consolidating the three districts of which Las Cruces He also that 40 per cent of the children The and Senior High schools are from outside of District No 2 Provisions of School Code At the request of C f Knight vice president of the Chamber who prided Dr W H acting secretary read the following sections nf Chapter 10 of new school code pertaining to the formation of the Union High Section 1001 Any school dis- which may hereafter have grade graduates enrolled for high school work may establish and maintain high schools therein Provided however that high schools established at the time this Act takes effect nnd having an average daily attendance of eight or more regularly enrolled high school may he maintained and budget allowances therefor shall be made Section 1002 Two or more con- school districts municipal or rural or either or both having a combined average daily attendance of two hundred or more pupils may unite and form a Union High school district for the purpose of ing and maintaining a high school therein How Election Called Section 1003 Upon the petition of the governing authorities of school districts to unite and form a union high school district describing the districts and a petition of the ors in each district to the number of per cent of the lotai vote cast herein for governor at the last pre- election held therein direct to the point about four miles south of Alamogordo where H would come Into the Alamogordo and El Paso road At this point 1 suggest that a sign be put up Direct road to the Mesilla valley Las Cruces nnd cement road to El Paso direct road to the Elephant Butte dam Knight appointed the following named persons as special committee to inquire into the plan suggested by Major Llewellyn Felipe Lucero W H H Llewellyn G J Wolfinger A Fred Katzenstein Jr nnd A Wayne Sites and public play anil auto camp places were hv n W Weisenhorn and E J Stern Sir Knight appointed the following named persons to investigate the eral proposals nnd report to the di- rred a Hess D W son E J and Captain YEG The directors authorized a contti bution of as prizes for floats al around he got his machine back gether as best he could and made tho trip at a fearful The speaker said the nama of the owner of the automobile was Uncle Sam the automobile was tho armed forces of the tho em- was the war against many and the cost was some forty billions of dollars A sector was formed of the of the Army of tha UniteS States which is an organization com- posed of officers of the regular army national guard and organised ves This sector will meet at an in- formal dinner once a Cruces All reserve College College May 4 at Stati he Board of County Commissioners hall call an election to bo held fn said district unon arm Bureau Plans to Engage Field Laborers Looking forward to a possible or shortage at cotton chopping and icking time the Farm Bureau has a committee consisting of representative from each locality o look into the situation This committee met at the Berino school bouse 14 and organized for work H C Stewart of Park was elected chairman and R C Stockdale secretary One of the main purposes of the committee is to arrange to import more labor as needed and arrange for its dis- The Bureau office in the Temple of Agriculture is to be made Those in need about to be in need of labor are to make their wants known there A list will nf t said district for union high id as laborers apply they purposes The election e called conducted canvassed and in tho same Banner as is provided for bond lons herein provided such dation shall not be effective unless majority of the legal voters voting n the question shall vote in favor hereof in each of the several dis- affected Section 1004 After a favorable upon creating a union high ol district the governing of each of the districts forming Me month in Las board of All reserve officers are lo in touch with Captains Stmson Barrows and While who have charge of the temporary Among those present Lieut Andrew J Daugherty Majors Lohman J W Lowe C W Gerber nnd W A Sutherland Capts H M Stmson Reading Wilkinson Dale Lane Richard Buvens Charle Hill E L Barrows E C White Edwin I Holt and F E Coy Lieu tenants Alac Hood Gustave Seligman H J j c T C Sexton Ernest Buell Harol Will and Jesse Corn Juin Is Dead Killer in County Jail Juan Bines of Hatch is in y jail charged with the murder of Juan at Teresa Sat noon At u preliminary hearing ted by Francisco Madrid justice of the peace at Kodey that afternoon Bines pleaded guilty and was remanded without bail to await trial According to reports of witnesses there had been ill feeling between the two men for some time and on noon wben they met in the course of their work in building a dike for the highway there was nn altercation Bines drew a henvy revolver and shot thru the liend killing him instantly Bystanders seized Bines nnd un- armed him and then telephoned for the sheriff Mr Rodriguez and a started for Hatch at once making the run in less than 00 es Bines was brought to Las incus and lodged in the county jail HORSE STEALING IS CHARGE Sheriff Rodriguez re- ports the capture of Francisco eno charged with stealing horses rom Eliseo Provencio of Anthony Sunday night Word of the theft reached the sheriff's office at clock Monday morning The ar- est was made three hours later at be Mesilla dam Moreno who aken before Justice of the Peace abriel Paz is in the county jail awaiting the action of the grand i Kansas Here Saturday on Trade Trip Kansas on the Chamber of Commerce trade extension and good fellowship pilgrimage will re- a hearty welcome tic of the Southwest when they ar- rive hero at o'clock next turday afternoon for a stay of one hour the Las Cruces Chamber of Com- merce has appointed a special com- to meet the visitors at the Santa station The committee consists of Mayor Kelso George M Clark president of the Chamber of Commerce N C Kronger John M Bowman C F Knight Georg W Frenger Gusi G J Wolfinger I E J Pat F Campbell and Charles Rep Numa C Wronger will for welcome the trade trippers lo Cruces and Dona Ana county Every member of the Chambe of Commerce is a committee of one to welcome the Mr Loomis said this morning This invitation is also extended to the generally The big aim is to make the members of this delegation of Kansas City business men feel they are welcome Present arc to escort visitors accompanied by band of 20 pieces from the railroad station to Main nnd Griggs of the participants on the rip have never been in this part of the United States nnd others have not been here since 1903 To them t will be a revelation to sec what accomplished in town and dis- rict in the last few years The reasons back of trip business conditions of still better times a dcHre to make a direct personal contact with he business men of five states tn alk over matters of mutual interest nd plan for closer cooperation in very possible way that presents it- elf The party includes linn Arthur I Hyde governor of Missouri unk H Cromwell mayor of City N N Dalton president of he Chamber nf Commerce J chairman of the Trade Extension committee nnd I on E president of the Associated of the World The visit of tho City ess men is not for the purpose of iking anys on official from the Chamber of Com- but is for the purpose of City wants to know and proposes to find out in this way just what it can do better than It Is now doing in conjunction with tho business men of tho fivo states to bo visited Kansas City will preach as it always does the gospel that chants of the towns patronize their homo industries wherever possible but that they should look to Kansas City for what their own towns not furnish taking advantage of the better understanding of neighbors shorter haul and therefore quicker deliveries Kansas City is for the ne nf i every one of the 61 towns lust as much as tl y possibly can nnd in cv ry other way but when these towns have some hmg to sell Kansas City wants to buy it It is a market to buy as well ns to sell and when these towns want anything that they themselves arc not prepared to furnish Kansas City is their logical and natural ket of all of this on the purl of the merchants of the Southwest including City means the greatest possible ing of this great Reclamation Officers Coming to Inspect Irrigation industry The revival of business throughout the nation should bring Increased activity to the mining In- dustry of this Las Cruces Is bound to develop a largo business with these ers It is their logical market ter I am investing in Las Cruces and residence property bo- old friends nmi making ne be put in touch with the growers By such regulations it is hoped that farmers will not be tempted to take laborers from their neighbors nnd thus an extremely condition The committee men on the various committees will endeavor to discourage such practice The following persons have been named on the committee to H C Steart Mesilla Park local L L Dona Ana local F D Bowman local S A Donaldson local shall delegate one j George flensing Canutillo local C n as n member of the R Richards Mesa local Dr A School Board he shall hold iich delegated office at the pleasure the hoard appointing him so long 3 he remain a member of the named board For High School Whereas the districts united for aid purpose shall all be within the of Board of or municipal boards of nutation said board or boards shall High School High the Union The Union High School oard i as municipal boards of lon Section 1005 As between the me districts not more than one lection under Section 1003 be Id in any two years The creation I districts hereunder shall take on the first day of July he election No district or hereof shall be included in a on High School district unless trie electors voting in district shall be in favor of the mon district Section 1006 Union High School may he upon and election of similar character near may be as herein n Upon dissolution the county superintended apportion and assets of the district 1 to him shall seem just the same subject to the approval of the Superintendent N C Frenger presented the which was by unanimous empowering the president to Point a committee to arrange a signatures for a union chool district for Mountain Road J W H H Llewellyn presented lett suggesting the appointment to view and lay out on the side the Organ mountains The road is described as east i o ot the pass tte road would go toward the mouth of the canyon to a point or to the the direct to m S Mesilla and J W Newberry Picacho Reserve Officers Dine Lieut Col Dougherty Contributed A delightful informal dinner was given in honor of Lieut Col Andrew J by the reserve officers of Las Cruces and tbo New Mexico College of and Mechanic Arts Enchiladas and chile on carne were served in the style ns only Mrs can do it Maj J W Lowe in his usual en- manner presided as master Chaplain Reemtsma a blessing Reading Wilkinson described briefly the work of the National Guard in Las Graces and the benefit it has been to this community Capt li M gave an interesting talk on the gress of the R 0 T C at State College Maj Eugene Lohman dis- cussed the recent changes in the of the Air Service ef the U S the system of com- between the Air Service and the Infantry W A Sutherland gave a short talk on the attitude of the civilian toward the army and com- Major Lowe on the success of the work he has directed the last two years in the National Guard Colonel Daugherty the speaker of the evening talked at length on ters of interest to the reserve cers He of his surprise and great satisfaction in seeing such a military family in f AX the evident interest that was being shown in our national de- fense fn illustrating our policy of al defense Colonel Daugherty told a story of a man who owned an auto- mobile and did not use it ao he took it to pieces and threw the parts into the garage He left them there un- til one night an emergency when it was a matter of life and death that lie make a trip to a ew nes 1 nnd working plun for the future of I both hosts nnd guests Elliott Buys More Real Estate in Las Graces Fred A Elliot of El Paso has bought worth of real estate formerly b James P Mitchell The property consists nf three stares nt street nnd Organ avenue now pied by the Popular Dry Goods com- pany the grocery store and Hugo's Army Store valued nt Mr Mitchell's homo on tbe with 25 residence lots at and nine lots on Mr Mitchell paid an additional cash nnd received in ex- change the building at Mesa nnd East San Antonio street :i at K C inow who recently opened a mil office in Frank 1 office at the Temple iated the deal Mr bought 210 of valley from T O six weeks ago This nd largo investment in Lus is taken as conclusive of bis interest in the as to his opinion nf for the future of tbe illn valley he I believe thai dis- is develop rapidly during tbe next few years raising dairying and truck farming will make this a prosperous running had here this will mean n improvement in the T district nnu Popular Yonng Couple Announce Engagement The engagement of Mildred Alice Shull and Ben White Davis jr was announced nt the party of tho Endeavor Society of the First Presbyterian church nist Friday evening at tha homo Mrs E J Stern of arrange were in charge of n tee consisting of Misses Gertrude Smith Gertrude and Mary The Stern homo attractively with white lings anil to the occasion including a musical romance were enjoyed The motif carried nut by menus of canoes with benring tho of the nnd brill ll Dl Th ceremony Juno The Voice of the Valley An attractive picnic ground is being arranged a short distance of Canutillo and will be open to Iho public about the first of May seph of Canutillo who a water wheel to provide irrigation and building In addition to being useful tho water wheel attracts considerable attention as it has been built along the lines of those used in early days The nge will prove nn ideal summer as it place for easy to reach hag many trees the of water and the river close by for swimming parties Mrs Palmyra Longuemare her sixty-sixth birthday an- last Sunday by being ess at a dinner party at her home west of nf the members present at the dinner and Included the honor guest Mr and Mrs Carl Longuemare nnd son Carl Jr Mr and Mrs Julius Ratermann and three children Mary Helen and Julius Jr and Noel Longuemare in the afternoon scores of friends from El Paso tored out to pay their respects to Mrs Longuemare who has lived in and near El Paso for many years and is well known among the pioneer families Tho was decorated for the occasion its spacious rooms being gay with tities of fruit blossoms and potted plants Tea and cake was to the callers Mrs Frank A Turner of Vinton president of the Sixth district as Congress of Mothers and Teachers association has returned home from San Angelo where she presided at the conference gates to the conference were at a luncheon district near is spending n few weeks with her mother in Holbrook Ariz Mabel Mahill of given a surprise parly last week the being her thirteenth j diy anniversary The affair planned by Mrs W C Rogers and Mrs S A Donaldson After nn hour of luncheon served The children who enjoyed the affair were Helen Holbrook Marion Ellen and Mabel Mahill nnd Tommy Donaldson nnd W Rogers Jr George Blevins of Anthony had as house guests last week her daughter Mrs Alfred Hunter with Mr Hunter and their little daughter Annabelle of Alamogordo nnd Mrs W N Coe and Miss of El Puso II of Vinton is ex- to return home the first of next week from a month's visit with his mother in Los Angeles and other places of interest in tbe southern part of that state Jules B Brandt who has been spending the six years here with his brother will leave next week for III where he has accepted a position Mr and Mrs Emmett of Canutillo motored to Las this week to visit with Mr cousin Hugh Sawyer and family Mr and Mrs S A Donaldson of ai dinner one evening recently Anne Bucher and Carl of El Paso J Kelly Mexico grand turer for the lodge wilh headquarters in Albuquerque was here for a few days on the way to Hillsboro Quantities of fruit were vice-president Miss Amanda Colfus of the extension department of the University of Texas and 3 M N Mara state superintendent Mrs P n Bailey of Canutillo entertained her niece Miss Helen Peacock of Tiptonville Tenn last week Peacock was en route lo the Pacific coast for an nite visit Mrs Carl Price of Berino has re- turned home from Hotel Dieu Kl Paw where recently underwent minor operation wee direct to bv town In isolated a minor f the White Sandi thence District After considerable lln of Dainty appointments were used at the tea table where the cluny cloth over green satin formed a jetting for the white and gold tea service A tall cut glass vase filled with apple blossoms formed the ter piece Mrs R and Mrs J H James poured The Mses were Mesdames Emmett sey Julias T Porcher Richard E Lyndley A Spencer James Hilbert and Louis H Brandt returned from a six months on tha Pacific coast Is in Chamberino with her Mrs Robert and Miss Barnes borne is in Grant N M The Theodore Bean farm west of hns been leased by A B of who hns moved moved lo El nnd Mr Ilean on n business trip to Mr nnd Mrs John of Mesa entertained a few friends informally one evening recently as n compliment for Mr and Mrs and have 1 nt the home two ren visiting The numbered Misses Thelma non Milter nnd While and Messrs Roy Lewis Frank nmi Karl White Moody Mr and Mrs the host and hostess and the honor guests Mr nnd Mrs next week for to spend :i Mr is on the U S Survey Morrison and of the lower valley have moved to tbe Chamberino district and rented the W II where they nre settled Mr Haas and moved to their home the property where Mr Hans hns n general mercantile in with Mrs Albert and Betty Jean of nre leaving in another week for t and summer months with Mrs Killingsworth has been on the Mrs J R of Anthony hostess to members of St John's Guild at nn all session last week Tbe day spent in for Missionary nnd a number of were finished nr dinner nt noon Those present were Mesdames F Ferguson Blair Alfred Greenwood Ansel Oliver Chas B Vesper J II Pool riande Kilgore James bert S J Eylar and the hostess J F Dusenberry who hns been spending tbe winter on his farm Chamberino is to re- turn to his home in Utica Mich next week will remain here until May Flarwood 1 and her brother Edward L Christian of I Mrs J H James of Vinton one continued on last page e announcement favors wero to pink streamers lending to i large bridal cuke in tho center of he dining lablc Miss Shull cut tho which was served with Much merriment as various emblems were Among present Misses Mildred Alice Shull Horsing Gertrude Smith nry Storn stern Roberts Mrs Frances Messrs Ben While Jr Everett Gordon II M Arthur Bernard Rev II 1 nnd Hie hostess Mrs K J Miss nnd Mr Davis nro bolb well known local young people with ii 1 circle of wish much happiness Hostess Presents Novel Features at Reception her out of town in ihn receiving n novel nl reception nnd party at Com- house The IndiGA were to society A of A nl on in the of K A of Kl Waller Mian Short of fort C Strand of Silver fity L Whiting of Mo H of Alice oT ISM nnd A Hn Jr were for Mrs received the Host's Miss Price won ation Project Hon David Williams fne cial assistant secretary of the Inter- ior nnd Arthur P Davis director of the U 3 Reclamation Service will meet fanners of tho Picacho dis- in the Templo of Agriculture here at 11 o'clock next Saturday morning to discuss a proposal ing to tho nf ditch for government and operation Officers and directors of the Irrigation district re- that tho Picacho district bo well represented at tho meeting which they say means much to the interests on the west side Messrs Davis will arrive in Las at o'clock from El accompanied by L M son manager of the Rio Grando project Miles Cannois recently appointed by Secretary of the In- Work as field commissioner for the U S Reclamation They will bo met nt the Templo of Agriculture by officers of the Farm and Irrigation nnd heads of the various departments Luncheon for Following tho conference in re- to the transfer ot Picacho ditch Messrs Davis will at A nt which will bo present lie prize for C to Mm Tho ro If hy Ihc I hy Henry Murk H M Miller Uil I uric T C Grace I Day and B K A Let II Unit French W C 1 W Henry D J r H L Kent Krerleric Thcnrlorn W inkier K B Ft nice If W Sweet Louise II H Uron- V 1.1 m C K C F K Lester J W A A Saunders Kred 0 William Anderson Krank Kckort Tohn Thus Footer Ham Klw Dirk f T H Faulkner trail Llewellyn Katie Woodson J Stevens K C Snow Roberts H H Brook K T Frank Knight Frank t ent STay nnd May Spoor Tones CHANCE IN DATE an rin nf The Farmer appears on announcement on the of Waterman tho entertainer in a gram at State College Friday night Since page was printed tho date been advanced one day Miss Waterman will appear on Thursday night Instead o Friday nnd Irrigation nnd heads of The visitors will bo the principal nl K in Hall Slate College president of tho will preside Tho ng Is open to all W who governor of four years is n Guernsey cow sport has given much time and to dairying nnd allied sub- eels Ho will discuss cows and in his address 0 P will be confined lo ion work I'm meeting Messrs Davis vill thp irrigation works ami in Hie Mesilla and meet farmers of mris of the district They will visit he southern of the valley in he morning before coming to Las Mr duties as field com- for the n S Service nro to ill solving keting problems nnd tho of products nml coordinate activities of tho Re- Service and tho ment ol i Career W who as governor of acted as president of tho Western States is lo bo familiar with tbe of most of the work in the West Mr Davis is n unlive of Wales born April ill son of John Wyim and Frances Davis nnd brought lo tho United Stales in bis Infancy He attended public schools until 12 years of ago He went to work in n coal mine nt n store at Hawson la He was of a formers iterative at In from 1832 to 1800 cashier of lie bank of from to Hinri organizer of the First tional of Falls Ida ime 1007 lo tbo convention Chicago Idaho 1012 to 1914 resident of Idaho State governor of two terms January -I 1019 o n 1023 Gooding Ida College Ho in a member of he find I wilh tho Order Odd Hows und Elks Know Arthur P was born in 111 February 0 1081 tho inn nt John nnd Powell from the school nt The degree of B S was by Columbia now University He was Survey conducting veys and explorations in Arizona Veiv Mexico anil er in charge of all government measurements of nf the Nicaragua and ama routes chief neer of the U S vice since engineer 1009 member eon society Civil Engineers Academy of Science Washington of prcs National Swiely and Stadia Tables 1893 of Stream Measurements Phoenix zona 1897 Irrigation Investigation Arizona 1898 Hydrography of 1899 Hydrography of he American Isthmus 1902 Waler nn Salt River Arizona also articles in on the Isthmian canals nnd numerous other now director of tho U S Re- Service Hoy S Williams of the Mountain of Fort was n Cruces on Tuesday on hli way back after trip to El
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