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   Gallup Independent and Carbon City News, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1923, Gallup, New Mexico                                THE GALLUP INDEPENDENT AND CARBON CITY NEWS Volume XII Gallup New Mexico Friday Augusts 1923 No 62 MOVIE THRILLS ENTER RAID BY SHERIFF ON PLANT OF MOONSHINERS OFFICERS BEAT 111 TO PAL Chase to Rim Kock Ends Mouth of Booze Caihe Near Gamerco Gasoline Been la Believed to Have Ignlled n Undeter mined Marnier THREE ARE FINED 200 EACH Caught After Search by Sheriff Lasting fov Two Months Rscjng up a trail out of TJlrJUs enough for a movie were packed intfo a raid con ducted by Sheriff Myers Wednesday a miles from Gamerco the sheriff and hjs deputies reached a still each before a crier on horseback could beat them to his Ml Three men were arrated They sre Barney Gray Will Gray and Irvin Gray Each was fined by Magistrate Schauer Two months ago Sheriff Myers was Informed through complaint from residents of Gamerco that a lot of liquor vas filtering Into the canrp from a source to the north of the town The sheriff watcher In vain but could find no trace of the still from which nuny Gsraerco parties were be ing fed Wednesday the sheriff and his deputies were on the trail of a sus pect several miles north of the camp Failing to find the still in Glilup Two automobiles were destroyed bv fire in the gniagcr of the Sacrel Ifeart rectory late Tuesday The garage was nearly ruined by th fire only the adobe wasla reflat ing the flair The loss sev eral thousand dollars The origin of the blaze has not been determined although it is be lieved that in some manner gasoline stored in the garage became Ignited Ihc fire spreading to the build Isg and automobiles WARREN G HARDING IS il the sheriff started back to fri Gunereb the thought Road Between Grants and Carty Washed Delayed Hours struck hm that possibly he could find something at the Gray ranch He went over there Four or five men viere sealed on the porch of the Gray home when the sheriff arrived One of ihq Grays rods to the house while the sheriff was there The sheriff and his depties weunt ttfrough the house thoroughly but found nothing to in dicate there was liquor on the place However while looking around ihe house the sheriff saw a much traveled trail from the house to the rm rock of a rise back of thfe house This gave him an Idea Going to the front of the house Sheriff My ers left a deputy to keep the other fellows at home and with one dep uty started up the Mail The Gray hud ridden Is while tho sheriff searching the house immediate ly flung himself into the saddle and started Is pursuit of the sheriff The officers put on speed and raced up the trail with the rider trying to beat them by another route Look out get out of there the rider kept calling to an unseen man At nwfed a crevice in the rim fock he m1 a canvas coiir a man eraetged from the break in tMe rocks Entering the crevice Sheriff Myers found a still In operation with liquor dripping from It The had e of twcn tyfive talloEj The liquor thol had turned out of the still thus far In operation wu destroyed and equipment brought to the county Rain caused damage to state highway under construction be tween Grants and McCarty Traffic wa9 delayed for hours by the deiudge which swept ovcf the country to the cast of Gallup latt yesterday according to M E Kirk who was caught in the storm When the rain amounting to virtually a cloud burst struck tho McCarty dis trict ihe incomplete highway was easily washed away Lakes were all over the district ana several feet of water blacked traffic on the road sow In use II was thrce hours after tho rain slopped before an automobile could go through the flood area according to Mr Kirk Bernalillo and Santloval Sheriffs Want Accused of Fraud Last December Meliion Baco Je frauded C G Gonzalez out of S199 according to a warrant issued fo Baca The alleged fraud was perpetrate Gonzalez swore oil Baca arrest How The Nation Mourns His Loss President flardiig Illness died last night in San Francisco after a brief The end camo suddenly while Mrs Harding wag reading to the President Physicians a short time before had felt confident the nations chief executive soon would be recovered However a stroke of apoplexy seized the president ond he died Instantly ROBBER HELD IN GALLUP WANTED IN CALIFORNIA OPEN FIGHT HERE TO REENACT FEDERAL AID BILL FOR ROAD WORK I Ian to Make Revival of One of Issues in Next Campaign VEST HELPLESS ROAD ASSOCIATION MEETING WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY A meeting will be held Wednes day in theCourt House to form n branch here of the National Good Roads Association Them eetlng has been called by a committee In charge of the ar rangements I no longer neej Federal aid in road building projects Mr Reynolds said j they do not want the west and south to have the advantage of this Help j Without Federal aid no road balding would be possible In stale Highway Commissioner Han nejt declared In supporting Air Rey nolds plea for Gallups help Com mbsloncr Knnnett called the clubs j attention to the fact hat there 3 not j enough laxsble properly or people In New Mexico to stand the cost of road building without the big as slstance sjiven by thfe governmen through the Federal aid plan The commssoner declared that the government now is paying 62 13 cent of the cost of road build ing in this stale With the Federa nid gone no roads could be bull after 1925 he said There 5 not enough taxable prop in Bernalillo a warrant for ever the sheriff of Sandovat count was unable 10 find ihe suspect Woid was received here yesterda from the sheriff of Bernalillo county telling Sheriff Mycra that Baca was believed to bei n and lo ar rest him The sheriff found Baca In a house on the North Side The prisoner Is being held until one of the up state sheriffs comss for him Sheriff Myers notified the crty here to build two mllos of good road Commissioner Hannett con eluded T F Smelling president of th McKlnloy County Bank urged th rilopilon if Mr Reynolds reques thai Gallup join the National Gooi RoaJs Association On 1 motion by liannett a committee ronslstlng ol r Pnrdy A A Shaefer and Ian Who Wrote Admitting Theft Broke Parole In Coast Stale SENTENCED 1 TO 14 YEARS Robert G Iove whose misplaced confidence In another prisoner here cost him his freedom now faces the piospect of serving from one to eurteen years In San Quentln prl on California Jf seems that uhen Sheriff Myers o whom the Love note was given by i prisoner whom Love had asked to pass the missive to someone to de liver had prints made of the robbery suspect the mans past began rouble to him Anyway he admitted liat In coming to this part of the country he brolce parole In California Sheriff Myers has notified the San Quentln officials and expects them send for Love Tlie prisoner will not be prosecuted here on the rob 3ery to which he confessed accord ng to thesheriff The prosecution decided not to press the chargo against Love when It was learned that ha wll do a long stretch ID hte California penitentiary According to his confession Love was sentenced In California for forg ery but was paroled However when he came heie arid became care less with other peoples property he violated parole BUDGET IS PUT AT Ian Bridge From Point East of Railroad Section House to Cross Puerco FOUR CASES OF EGGS STOLEN fl Secretary Cuff of ihe Chamber of Commerce was appointed to confer with Mr Reynolds relative to the organization here of a branch of ihe road association JtlL QM budrtd ud fifty gallons authorities of Sandoval and Bernalillo of foaad la that is under arrest Good roads for the west and south will be one of the issues in the next election This announcement was made in Gallup yestordny by Lee J Reynolds representing the Na tional Good Roads Association u brunch of which is being or ganized hereIn the last session of Congress the hill providing for Federal aid in the construc tion of highways was repsaled To have this act brought back to life the road association wiM Insist that the major parties in elude the return of Federal aid in their campaign pledges The association Air Reynolds explained to the Kiwanis Club willwage a campaign to have only men nominated by both par ties who will bo in favor of re instating the Federal aid pro gramThe campaign will be nn tionol in scope with the various local organizations handling their community elections and the na tionnl organization looking after that ed of the fight The present Federal aid law was repealed effective after 1025 at the Instigation of the sixteen eastern state Mr Reynolds explained Ho said that ihe eastern section has about completed Its heavy highway program therefore ready to dis with Federil ltd theylrliccro will curry the idmtltmut City and county offlcer9 hunt Ing a man with an ibnormil petite for eggs In fact they are anxious to fini whut aeems to be the champion all around longdistance eggeater o the world Or else he g flight anxlous to enter the egg selling b ness and needed slock Tire police today werel nformec lliat th4 Milan Grocery store on the North Side was robbe last night of four cases of eggs Be sides the some nickels dimes ami pennie9 were taken from Commissioner cash drawer Tearing away Ihc lock from th front door of the lore the Ihle moved the eggs without anyone be Ing arousdJ Shcniff Myers tod said he had a clue as to the Identlt EN 0 BE IN GAUUP Kiwanis Club Members Financial Aid and Time to Ceremonial Ten thousand Indians will be in allup September 1315 M E Kirk president of the Indian ceremonial association made this statement on hs return rom a tour of the various pueb os in the northern part of tho state Presdent Kirk djcUred hat besides the vast throngs of ndians from the nearby points here will be large crowds from distant pueblos Tlie tribes in Fe Tads and Valencia countes will send dancers The governors of all of the northern tribes will ac company their men according to President Kirk He said that tho Indian attendance at the cere monial will be at least 10000 and may exceed this number Among the tribes coming arc those from the Santa Domingopueblo Taos pueblo Son 11 defense Tesuque laleta and virtually ill of he villages n this district The president of the association declared that there t greater In terest being shown In he ceremonial In other cities than Is evident In Gallup He said that In Santa Pe I he business men wcte exceptionally friendly toward the ceremonial and told him that a delegation of Santa Feans would come to Gallup for the affair Members of tho association hive swung Into the task of raising money for It with renewed energy At tte Klwante Club luncheon yesterday 0 Rollle one of the directors made anaddress on the ceremonial after which everyone present joined the association and pledged their active support for the membership campaign Mr Rolllc announced that ths budget for the show is 57000 less thnn of which has raised thus far Plans are under way for the con struction of a twentyfour fool bridge across the arroyo between the park and Railroad avenue The bridge will be built cast of the Santa Fe railroad section house This will do No Annabelle They Are Not Sidewalk Cowboys But Eager Boosters For Indian Affair Epidemic of Four Gallon Hau Hlfs Gallup BS Advertising Sliint for Show j ALL UHGED TO ADOPT PUN Whooopppcecel Cowboys In town In varying degrees of Stetsoned some of the cltyj mile into n novel method of advertising Indian rcremonlal The teremonlal nsock rcslderti have lion has asked everyone r COM boy skypjflfe Furthermorvj the association has ordered brilliant ribbons to go trohnd thne hit Tbe of the thief and an arrest i3 expected wlh crossing to tho North Side shortly al Second or Think eliminating Ihc delays In traffic when trains are shifting in the yardi wen of the stitlon The bridge wll tf built to traffic In either direction it the aamo time There will be six foot on one sido of it for pedestrians Erection of grandstand be gin way thi week It will htve seating capacity of 1100 and will for the The plan wai developed by Secre tary Farmer of the association and contain a womens rest room feat found quick response here Hats jure not incorporated in Ihe old grand with race rack brims have become stand The stand ieen S quite the thing In tho two days Soon it Is expected there will be a regular of sKeplc crowned head grst telling the world about Gallups ceremonial Theassociation is cspeclilly Inter ested in haying Gallup residents ad opt this plan of advertising when they go to other cities between and the ciumoniil September 1313 In the part will berazed lumber used to construct bleichsrt it the side of ihe new Stand will coit about 52200 None of the new bulldltigt erected In the park will put latkle of ihe rice trick attordlnf airy Firmer The cetnwwttl elation is keeping ill slructum from the qcntir of the owl tktt fcotbill field will net bt   

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