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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 GRANDK REPUBLIC, "ORGANIZED FARMING. VOL. 44 OVER READERS 12 COLUMNS LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY ORGANIZKD 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- trict in Las Cruces and vicinity were taken Monday evening when directors of the Chamber of Commerce authorized George M.'dark president of the organization to appoint a committee of five to meet with similar committees of the Dona Ana County Farm Bureau dircclors of the several school districts and the town ilucuiiuri to srrr.r.gc tor Circulating oi peiicions. President Clark appointed th following named persons to serve on a committee: Fred S. Hess, chair man; Mrs. Henry Sloes, John M Bou-man, 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 t  Weisenhorn and E. J. Stern. Sir. Knight appointed the following named persons to investigate the sev- eral proposals nnd report to the di- ors: rred a. Hess, D. W. Bron- son, E. J. Slcrn and Captain Horberl YEG. The directors authorized a contti bution of ?20 as prizes for floats al around he got his machine back to- 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 United'States, tho em- ergency was the war against Ger- many, and the cost was some forty billions of dollars. A sector was formed of the Asso- ciation of the Army of tha UniteS States, which is an organization com- posed of officers of the regular army, national guard and organised reser- ves. This sector will meet at an in- formal dinner once a Cruces. All reserve College Kactus College May 4. Knrnival 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 la- or shortage at cotton chopping and icking time, the Farm Bureau has ppointed a committee, consisting of representative from each locality o look into the situation. This committee met at the Berino school bouse Aprli 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- tribution. The Fiirm 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 lu> L-onf nf t said district for union high ncIP "id as laborers apply they rnool purposes. The election shnll e called, conducted canvassed and iroclaimed in substahtially tho same Banner as is provided for bond elcc- lons herein; provided, such consoli- 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- ncts affected. "Section 1004. After a favorable upon creating a union high ol district the governing authori- of each of the districts forming Me j_i__ month in Las board of All reserve officers are lo in touch with Captains Stmson, Barrows and While who have charge of the temporary orgnn- Among those present were: Lieut, Andrew J. Daugherty, Majors fcugcne 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. Reemtsmn, j, c. Ovcrpeck, T C. Sexton, Ernest Buell, Harol Will and Jesse Corn. Juin Fagordo Is Dead; Killer in County Jail Juan Bines of Hatch, is in the____ .y jail, charged with the murder of Juan Fagordo at Snnta Teresa Sat urday noon. At u preliminary hearing conduc- ted by Francisco Madrid, justice of the peace, at Kodey that afternoon, Bines pleaded "n5t 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 -aturday 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 iFagordo 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 min- 'es. Bines was brought to Las 'incus and lodged in the county jail. HORSE STEALING IS CHARGE Sheriff Donanciano Rodriguez re- ports the capture of Francisco Mor- 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 wns aken before Justice of the Peace "abriel Paz, is in the county jail awaiting the action of the grand i Kansas Citians Here Saturday on Trade Trip Kansas Citlans on the Chamber of Commerce trade extension and good fellowship pilgrimage will re- ceive a hearty welcome, characteris- tic of the Southwest, when they ar- rive hero at o'clock next Sa- turday afternoon for a stay of one hour. the Las Cruces Chamber of Com- merce has appointed a special com- mittee to meet the visitors at the Santa, tFe station. The committee consists of Mayor A.I. Kelso, George M. Clark, president of the Chamber of Commerce; N. C. Kronger, John M. Bowman, C. F. Knight, Georg W. Frenger, Gusi Manassc, G. J Wolfinger, I. Rosenfcld, E. J. Steri: Pat F, Campbell and Charles Loomls. Rep. Numa C. Wronger will for mnlly 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 represen- tative delegation of Kansas City business men feel they are welcome.' Present plnns arc to escort visitors, accompanied by their-brass band of 20 pieces, from the railroad station to Main nnd Griggs strcels. tfnny 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 1ms >een accomplished in town and dis- .rict in the last few years. The reasons back of trip are: mproved business conditions, pros- iccts 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 Knn- >s City; N. N. Dalton, president of he Chamber nf Commerce; J. IcGinloy, chairman of the Trade Extension committee, nnd I. on E. [ollaiirl, president of the Associated 'dvertising Club.i of the World. "The visit of tho Kunsas City husi- ess men is not for the purpose of iking anys on official liul- ctin from the Chamber of Com- icrce, "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 mer- chants of the towns patronize their homo industries wherever possible but that they should look to Kansas City for what their own towns cnn- not furnish, taking advantage of the better understanding of neighbors, shorter haul and therefore quicker deliveries. "Kansas City is for the upbuild- ne nf thf> i. .._ every one of the 61 towns lust as much as tl 'y possibly can mlustrially 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 mar- ket. P-ecopjmcion of all of this on the purl of the merchants of the Southwest including Knnsas City means the greatest possible upbuild- ing of this great Reclamation Officers Coming to Inspect Irrigation Projei industry. The revival of business throughout the nation should bring Increased activity to the mining In- dustry of this scQtlun. "Las Cruces Is bound to develop a largo business with these produc- ers. It is their logical market cen- ter. I am investing in Las Cruces liusinesc 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 crc'ale an extremely unsat- isfacory condition. The committee men on the various committees will endeavor to discourage such practice. The following persons have been named on the committee to date: H. C. Steart, Mesilla Park local; L. L. Mnyfield, Dona Ana local; F. D. Bowman, Anthony-Bcrino local; S. A. Donaldson, Chambcrino local; BBion CistiSut .shall delegate one j George flensing, Canutillo local; C. n as n member of the R. Richards, Mesa local; Dr. A. Iigh School Board a-.id he shall hold iich delegated office at the pleasure >i the hoard appointing him, so long 3 he shnll remain a member of the named board. For High School Bo.rd "Whereas the districts united for aid purpose shall all be within the imsdiction of the.County Board of -Question or municipal boards of nutation, said board or boards shall High School High the Union The Union High School oard ._mu i as municipal boards of educa- lon. "Section 1005. As between the 'me districts not more than one lection under Section 1003 shnll be 'Id in any two years. The creation I districts hereunder shall take ef- on the first day of July succecd- '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 peti- and election of similar character near may be as herein pro- n 1- Upon dissolution the county superintended' apportion lablities 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 mo- which was orried 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 nunittee to view and lay out on the side the Organ mountains. The road is described as follows: east i. o" ot the pass tte road would go toward the mouth of the canyon to a point or to the the plainj, thonce direct to m S. Rdbertson, Mesilla locnl; 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. Dnugherty by the reserve officers of Las Cruces and tbo New Mexico College of AuricuKure and Mechanic Arts. Enchiladas and chile on carne were served in the style ns only Mrs, O'Hnra can do it. Maj. J. W. Lowe, in his usual en- tertaining manner, presided as toast- master. Chaplain Reemtsma pro- nounced a blessing. Cnpt, 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. fltinson gave an interesting talk on the. pro- gress of the R. 0. T. C. at State College. Maj. Eugene Lohman dis- cussed the recent changes in the or- ganization of the Air Service ef the U. S. Army'and the system of com- munication 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- plimented 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 mat- ters of interest to the reserve offi- cers. He -spoke of his surprise and great satisfaction in seeing such a Ir.rge military family in f AX Cnices. the evident interest that was being shown in our national de- fense. fn illustrating our policy of nation- 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 rear- ew nes; 1 nnd working plun for the future, of I both hosts nnd guests. Knnsns Elliott Buys More Real Estate in Las Graces Fred A. Elliot, of El Paso, has bought worth of Lns Cru- real estate, formerly -j'.vncd b" James P. Mitchell. The property consists nf three stares nt Mnin street nnd Organ avenue, now occu- pied by the Popular Dry Goods com- pany, the Keinhnrdt grocery store and Hugo's Army Store, valued nt Mr. Mitchell's homo on tbe Alnmeda with 25 residence lots at and nine lots on Mr. Mitchell paid an additional E30.000 cash nnd received in ex- change the Fedcr building at Mesa ivcnue nnd East San Antonio street, :i Pnso, vnlucd at K. C. inow, who recently opened a mil office in Frank HcrriMi'p 1 office at the Mnsonic Temple, nego- iated the deal. Mr. Blliott bought 210 acrns of uproved valley Innd from T. O. lenlcy six weeks ago. This s-er- nd largo investment in Lus Cr-ice.s iropcrty is taken as conclusive ovi- Icnce of bis interest in the dislrict. Juestioned as to his opinion nf rospccts for the future of tbe Me- illn valley he said: "I believe thai Ihe Lns Cnices dis- lrict is ccrUin li> develop rapidly during tbe next few years. Cotton- raising, dairying and truck farming will make this a prosperous running hnve had here this ycnr, will mean n grcnt improvement in the rnltlc T district. IUU-TI nnu Popular Yonng Couple Announce Engagement The engagement of Mildred Alice Shull and Ben White Davis, jr., was announced nt the party of tho Senin.- Endeavor Society of the 'First Presbyterian church nist Friday evening at tha homo Mrs. E. J. Stern. of arrange. mcnts were in charge of n commit- tee consisting of Misses Gertrude Smith, Gertrude l.oomis and Mary I-atta. The Stern homo wr.s attractively itacorfltc-il with white lings anil Csmc-S njij.lu- priate to the occasion, including a musical romance, were enjoyed. The nnnoiincemont motif carried nut by menus, of llttlo canoes with pad- benring tho nnmcs of the bridcgroom, nnd 1'cclivc brill' ll. Dl Th ceremony, Juno The Voice of the Valley An attractive picnic ground is being arranged a short distance >vest of Canutillo and will be open to Iho public about the first of May. Jo- seph of Canutillo, who a water wheel to provide f.-.r irrigation and building purposes- 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 acre- nge will prove nn ideal summer outines as it place for easy to reach, hag many trees, the conven- ience of water and the river close by for swimming parties. Mrs. Palmyra Longuemare cele- brated her sixty-sixth birthday an- niversary last Sunday by being host- ess at a dinner party at her home west of Montoyn. nf the fnmitv u-ero Onjy 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 mo- 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 Lcr.g-ucniare nortic was decorated for the occasion, its spacious rooms being gay with quan- 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, Ter- as Congress of Mothers and Parent- Teachers' association, has returned home from San Angelo, where she presided at the conference. Dele- gates to the conference were enter- tained at a luncheon district, near Mcsquite, is spending n few weeks with her mother in Holbrook. Ariz. Mabel Mahill of Chnmberino, wns given a surprise parly last week, the ottusion being her thirteenth birth- j diy anniversary. The affair wns planned by Mrs. W. C. Rogers and Mrs. S. A. Donaldson. After nn hour of gnmes, luncheon wns served. The children who enjoyed the affair were Helen Holbrook, Marion Mc- Guirc. Ellen and Mabel Mahill nnd Tommy Donaldson, Bobliy 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 Ilunlcr of El Puso. f-ouis II. of Vinton, is ex- pected 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 Jloline, III., where he has accepted a position. Mr. and Mrs. Emmett I.indsey of Canutillo, motored to Las Crnre this week to visit with Mr. I.indsey's cousin, Hugh Sawyer and family. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Donaldson of Chnmbcriiui, cnlerUuned ai dinner Kuesls one evening recently Anne Bucher and Carl Ileers of El Paso. J- J. Kelly, Neiv Mexico grand lec- turer for the Mnsonic lodge, wilh headquarters in Albuquerque, was here for a few days on the way to Hillsboro. Quantities of fruit hlos'oms 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. Mlis Peacock was en route lo the Pacific coast for an indefi- nite visit. Mrs. Carl Price of Berino, has re- turned home from Hotel Dieu, Kl Paw, where ihe recently underwent minor operation. "wee direct to bv town, he'llved In isolated a minor oparation. f the White Sandi, thence District After considerable lln. Je-we! of Brailto 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 cen- ter piece. Mrs. J- R. Liveiay and Mrs. J. H. James poured. The hsst- Mses were Mesdames Emmett Lind- sey, Julias T. Porcher, Richard E. Duniap, Lyndley A. Spencer, James Hilbert and Louis H. Brandt. returned from a six months' on tha Pacific coast, Is vliiting in Chamberino with her nuntj Mrs. Robert Tnylor and fnmily. Miss Barnes borne is in Grant, N. M. The Theodore Bean farm west of C.tnulillo, hns been leased by A. B. Ilysmilh of Dallns, who hns moved moved lo El I'UFO nnd Mr. Ilean [eft on n business trip to Plnim'iow. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Bosworlb of J-T Mesa, entertained a few friends informally one evening recently as n compliment for Mr. and Mrs. Clif- weoks and have 1 nt the Bosworlb home. iirnneri two ren visiting The numbered Misses Thelma A-ll, Mig- non Milter nnd Mnblc While and Messrs. Roy Lewis, Frank nmi Karl White. Kdwnrd Moody, Mr. and Mrs. N'orris IlFinnum, the host and hostess and the honor guests. Mr. nnd Mrs. next week for Clovi.s to spend :i ycnr. Mr. Scocrtrins is nmploycH on the U. S. Iiiologic.it Survey. Morrison and fnmily of the lower valley, have moved to tbe Chamberino district and rented the W. II. Haa.s rott.ige, where they nre settled. Mr. Haas and fnmily hnve moved to their home ndjoiiw'ng the property where Mr. Hans hns n general mercantile in with Hsni A.sbir. Mrs. Albert Killingsworlh and il.T-ghter Betty Jean, of Canulillo. nre leaving in another week for Ti-x., t.. tbc- irrinir and summer months with Mrs. Killingsworth has been on the Mrs. J. R. Lives.iy of Anthony. hostess to members of St. John's Guild at nn all rlny session last week. Tbe enlire day wns spent in sex-.-ing for Missionary nnd a number of g.irmcnts were finished. Livo'sy nr. cnrbilndr. dinner nt noon. Those present were Mesdames F. Ferguson, Poujrl.is Blair. Alfred Greenwood, Ansel Oliver Darbj-ahirt. T'ine. Chas. B. Vesper, J. II. Pool, riande Kilgore, James Warcing. Al- bert S. J. Eylar and the hostess. J. F. Dusenberry, who hns been spending tbe winter on his farm nenr Chamberino, is exoerted to re- turn to his home in Utica, Mich., next week. Mrs: Dusenheny will remain here until May. Flarwood .1. Simmon? and her brother, Edward L. Christian of I Mrs. J. H. James of Vinton, one (continued on last page) e announcement favors wero nt- :nchcil to pink streamers lending to i large bridal cuke in tho center of he dining roonr lablc. Miss Shull cut tho cnkc which 'was served with Much merriment wns rrealed as Ihe various emblems were liscovercd. Among Ihose present were: Misses Mildred Alice Shull, Uulh Horsing, ertrude Ixiomis, Gertrude. Smith, nry Ijitln, Clmrlotte Storn, Ilolwrln stern, l.neiniln Roberts, Mrs. Frances )nvis Klliott, Messrs. Ben While Dnvis, .Jr.. Dnvid Klliolt, Everett A'ill, Gordon Chilloil, II. M. Gnrd- ii'r, Arthur Stcwnrl, Clmrlcs Shhw. Bernard Slcrn, Rev. II. .1. Iteemtjmn nnd Hie hostess. Mrs K. J. Slcrn. Miss Hliull nnd Mr Davis nro bolb well known local young people with ii 1 nrgo. circle of friciuls whci wish Ibt'in much happiness, Hostess Presents Novel Features" at Reception Plnrwn her out of town pucsts in ihn receiving inLrtiduui'd n novel ft'uturn nl reception nnd ennl party at Com- mnitity house Thurndiiy nftcrnonii. The visiliiiK IndiGA were tlius intro- to Crucoa society WCTO: Mojdnnics A. Lohmnn, of Sfin A nl on in, Texn.i, the pucst of licmnr, UCTI Eloffpnnnn, K. I'rice, Jirnl A. UorciT, of Kl I'HHO, Waller nihl Mian HnrtonAc Short of fort C. Strand of Silver fity, L. Whiting of Mo., I.nuirt H. HniTiiIt of ViiLton, Alice SjiifMisc- oT ISM AnRfies nnd Mis.i Kniily A. Wntermati. v-'liiti- mil] flnwrr.s wpri1 nrlist icnlly iih.iiu (Hn -fjiacioiiH Jr. were H! titblc.1; for plnycrs. Mrs. KUKCMC l.ohmnn received the Host's [irixc, Miss Pearlc 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- trict in the Templo of Agriculture here at 11 o'clock next Saturday morning to discuss a proposal look- ing to tho transfnr nf tfc. (Kn..t_ ditch for government "rc- and operation. Officers and directors of the Ele- phant liutto Irrigation district re- tiuost that tho Picacho district bo well represented at tho meeting, which, they say, means much to the Tarminj; interests on the west side. Messrs. Davis will arrive in Las Crucos at o'clock from El Pnso, accompanied by L. M. Law- son, manager of the Rio Grando project, niul Miles Cannois, recently appointed by Secretary of the In- terior Work as field commissioner for the U. S. Reclamation Sen-ice. They will bo met nt the Templo of Agriculture by officers of the Farm IHirc.iu and Irrigation Dlsrict nnd heads of the various departments. Luncheon for Vllltori Following tho conference in re- irnrd to the transfer ot :ho Picacho ditch, Messrs. Davis will :r cr.lcrtr.iriGii at A o'cW-k inichcon nt which will bo present (.lie prize for niul C, Ihr- wrAfi.! fmlnlion wrnt to Mm. -nn-. Tho ro If. RcfrosIniKints wcvc porved hy Ihc I ;U'ss. nsAiAlcci hy Henry Murk H. f-'rnnk M. Hnyncr, Itjlh Miller, IVtor Oalfa- -r, Uil I, uric, T. C. Grace I'. Day and Nomrcin Ascnrate. n.hcr v.'frf Mmcr. "B. K. A. IfcnninK, T.nwrencc StrJiloin, Let' Spcrry. II. Unit. French. W. C. 'V'it-ld, .1. W, rldhn r'rnnk llayncr. Henry D. Howmnn, J. r. H. L. Kent. Krerleric Di'iin. Thcnrlorn Rnunult, (leorjtc fharlfs W inkier, K. B. Ft nice If. Ktin.ion, W. Orher, Sweet, Louise II >rns..n. H pr.rlrr, fiavril Uron- Vr.ink V 1.1 m C. Krcnccr, K C. Wiule, F. K. Lester, J. W. Whi.ien. A. IVtin. A. Saunders, Kred HPH.I, 0. Jfinptt, William SiiMn-rfand, I{ Anderson, Oscnr Snnw, Krank Nicioro -Frank Kckort, .Tohn Uow- Thus. Hmniffnn, Footer, Ham Klw. Pnw] Dirk f. T. -Scale, H. Faulkner, AuKUKta Hallcnlync, Kdjfcr, M'jr trail Llewellyn, Katie Rnymonrl, L'-o Woodson, Pcnilkrlon FulTtr. Ftrnn'Mus, (J. Stevens, K. C. Snow, licyinon'l Roberts, fluntavc Manaitcr H. H. Brook, K. T. Frank Knight, Frank Camphpll. Sextnn, Vin- t ent STay, nnd Miucs Ormrdn May, f'nrrie Spoor anrl Ircnf .Tones. CHANCE IN DATE Tr> an rin nf The Farmer appears on announcement on the ap- pearance of Bmily Waterman, tho Chautftuqun entertainer, in a pro- gram at State College, Friday night Since page was printed tho date been advanced one day, ant! Miss Waterman will appear on Thursday night Instead o' Friday nlbht. nnd Irrigation Dislrict nnd heads of .Icpartmcnt. The visitors will bo the principal nl Ftirm Burenu meet- "K in Hadloy Hall, Slate, College, Quvscnhitrry, president of tho or- gnntzallon, will preside. Tho mcet- ng Is open to all. W. Dnvis, who wns governor of ilnhu four years, is n Guernsey cow "sport niul has given much time and ntiidy to dairying nnd allied sub- eels. Ho will discuss cows and lairying in his address. 0. P. Dnvlrt, will be confined lo roelanm- .ion work. I'm. meeting Messrs. Davis vill insnect thp irrigation works ami Tonnrnic comllHons in Hie Mesilla and meet farmers of vnrlous mris of the district. They will visit he southern pnrt of the valley in he morning, before coming to Las Mr. Cniinou's duties, as field com- issioner for the n. S. Service, nro to nssist ill solving mar- keting problems nnd tho dislribu- of ngrirulliirnl products, nml coordinate, llio activities of tho Re- elnmnlion Service and tho Depart- ment ol" Agnenituie. i jiiicreitirff Career W. Dnvfs, who as governor of lilnhci, acted as president of tho Western States Reclnmntion asso- cinlion, is Hnid lo bo familiar with tbe Klatni of most of the work in the West. Mr. Davis is n unlive of Wales, born April ill, llio son of John Wyim and Frances Davis, nnd wns 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 rnnl conipnny'n store at Hawson, la. He was ninnngcr of a formers' iterative assoriatlnn at Hippoy, In., from 1832 to 1800; cashier of lie bank of Ilippey from 180D to Hinri; organizer of the First Na- tional llnnk of Amerknn Falls, Ida., .ime 1007; delegnte lo tbo rcpub- icvin nntionnl convention, Chicago, Idaho sennle, 1012 to 1914; 'resident of Ihe Idaho State Bank- IfllR; governor of ilnlio. two terms, January -I, 1019 o .hinunry n, 1023; Irustee Gooding (Ida.) College. Ho in a member of he Melhodist rhllreh, find I. nfflH- nted wilh tho Mnsonic Order. Odd Hows und Elks. Know. SnulKwcil Arthur P. was born in DC- cnlur. 111., February 0, 1081, tho inn nt John nnd Mnrtha (Powell) Wns grndunted from the iliiln N'ormal school nt Emporla, The degree of B. S. was iwnnlcd by Columbia, (now Gcorgo University. He was Survey. J881-'01, conducting "sur- veys and explorations in Arizona, Veiv Mexico anil PnliTornla; hydro- er in charge of all government measurements, ihnrge of hvdrogrnphic exnm- nnlrnns nf the Nicaragua and Pa- ama routes, 1808-1001; chief engi- neer of the U. S. Keclnmalion Ser- vice since cons'jlltng engineer; nnama 1009; member Amer- eon society Civil Engineers, Washintrlon Academy of Science Washington Soclcly of '.nginctn. (prcs. National .eogrnphirnl Swiely. Author: Ele- and Stadia Tables, 1893; VogrcM of Stream Measurements, Irrijsnliun ncnr Phoenix, Ari- zona, 1897; Irrigation Investigation Arizona, 1898; Hydrography of N'icar.igun, 1899; Hydrography of he American Isthmus, 1902; Waler nn Salt River. Arizona, also articles in on rrigation, the Isthmian canals nnd numerous other hydrographlc iiub- now director of tho U. S. Re- clamation Service. Hoy S. Williams, publJ.her of the Mountain Brcczo of .Fort was n J-ni Cruces on Tuesday, on hli way back after trip to El   

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