Rio Grande Farmer, October 18, 1923

Rio Grande Farmer

October 18, 1923

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Rio Grande Farmer (Newspaper) - October 18, 1923, Las Cruces, New Mexico annual Pep of the New Mexico College of. Agriculture ant Mechanic' piece Saturday at State .College. The events-it the day open' with a band concert on Miller Held al A. M. -S.ciooJ.FiiW S.i---1 I.II.-W4B1. MlB ACnUOIS OI Dona Ana'lcounty. gather at Miller Field at lOiSO.for-aVfield meet, in which the young people will compete in athletic events Prizes are be- ing arranged in these events. V ,x A committee frpm'the college and chamber of (foirinierce went, around town Wednesday and in 0 few minutes merchants, .'had. given all ihe nrizes asked for and! In of one of the committee, had been more than At o'clock automobile deal era will stage a parade of 1924 mode cars on the streets of Las Cruces. Baikot Lunch Noon Visitors are asked to bring a bas- ket lunch with them, to be eaten on ibe college campus. The Chamber of o? w'de free hot cof tee; milk and sugar to all. Football ia Afternoon In the afternoon, at the Las Cruces High school who recently ran away with the Deming tfam, will take on the Aggie second football team for a scrimmage. At o'clock the event of the Jsy, a foolbailVbattle between the Aggie first team and Simmons Col- lege, of Texas, will take ptace. The Aggies have a big team of heavy fighters this year, but in the Simmons team they will meet a' bunch of determined fighters who will make the Aggies play real football all the time, to tome out victorious. It's bound to be an interesting game. 8.00 O'clock At the College gymnasium at 8 o'clock-the-erehts'of the 'day will wind up with a big dance, to which everybody is invited. The faculty and students of State want YOU to te there and hflp in making Pep Day a big event. to Be Cel State College October 20th TWO YOUNG. GIRLS ARREST BICYCLE THIEVES Unaided and. with'nothing but own nerve to back them 4p two young us Cruces girls Went them up for-cd to Las where they were turned over to the sheriff and are now lodged in the county Monday Billy Ellis, a student Central school, missed-his bicy- told his sister, Ma bel Ell s. Afler inquiry she heard that two young men were seen on the Park road with a bicy- cle, and Miss Ellis and .Miss Sun started out in a car to follow up the clue. Several railes the other side of Mesilla Park they found two boys with a bicycle and nude them come back to Us Cruces. One of the parties was about 22 years Old and the other several years younger. They stat- that they were on their way to .Angeles and tireii of 1 We understand Sheriff Rodri- guez is seriously considering add- ing two lady deputies to his force to handle tho difficult cases THE FROST IS pi! THE PUMPKIN last year Pep Day was attended by the b'ggest crowd that ever at s event in Dona Ana ojun- ty. Two Las Cruces Boys Enter in Contest for Rhodes Scholarship The examination to decide who would represent the New Mexico A. M. in tho competition will, representatives of. the New -Mexico schools was held last week. Cloyd Miller, son of Dr. and Mrs. C. A. onj f1--------- ___ Mr. and Mrs. Bliss Freeman, both of Ins Cruces, were chosen from s of six candidates. The other contestants were: Lawrence Ed- dington, Everett Will, Elmer Fitz- and James itcMains. Free- -nd Mi'lcT gu to Aiouquer- que, where they will meet -with the representatives of the University Normal schools to decide who go from New Mexico. The in this will be given a scholar- fceclamation Service Gives Schedule for Winter Water Service After November I, water will be vailablc for irrigation in two weeks periods, alternniin'g between the Elc- hant BuMe district and the El Paso istrict. Farmers are urged to make leir plans now lo USD the water when t !g available and save, therr.sclves grief and worry later when the ditches will be dry. year water will be. available in December but not in January. The schedule is given in deta'l as follows: October 16th to November 1st, Elephant Butte district; November 1 wishes. As we go to proas, aJx young ladies havo cast their hats in the ring. They an: JIao Free man, Georgia Lorchen, Audrey Mc- Comos. Geraldino Rouault, fro- thy Springer and Mildred Stewart. All who wish to compote for tho prltes now on exhibition In tho win dowi of tho Broaddus Jewelry com- psiy, shnuld immediately turn In their names to Reading' Wilkin- son or Cnpl. E. U Holt, 'ini priies nro: Pint, a diamond rlngj second, diamond Uvaltorre; third, a string of Britons Claim Millions for Early Work on Rio Grande Dam Site Waihlnglon, D. C., Oct. hearing will bo held in (London, No- County Agent Advises Care in Selecting Cot- ton Seed for Next Year in selecting cotton seed for next One naturally wants a high yielding train of seed, but the fact that th otton made a high yield this yea oes not mean that it will next year Crossed varieties often make a gooi yield the first season ond then rapid ly deteriorate. By examining the cotton plants in a field early in the picking season one can" determine whether or not the cotton is uniform p.nd true ic riety. If there nre all shapes and sizes of plants and mature bolls, you may be sure the cotton is run out or has been, badly mixed with other varieties at the 'gin or by insects at blooming time. It has been proved to November ID, El Paso district; November 15 to December 1, Ele- phant Butte Jistiict; December 1 10 December 15, El district; De- cember 15 to January I, water ser- vice available to the entire project No schedule is provided for the month of January, which period will be utilized in ditch cleaning and mnintenanee work where necessary, or for wflter deliverie? if climatic conditions nmke necessary, and ad- vance request by land owners is made. Certain construction work is required on some of the main canal features, and this period will be required for such work. Water will be back in the ditches I on February 1st. Hmes. Rosenfeldt, Ec- kert and Snow Give Tea to Many Friend; out by using colored seed that some of the seed from one load of qotton is still com- ng from the gin while following oads of cotton jire being ginned. 3ees and other insects are known to carry pollen for over' one-half mile, in the crossing.of differc-nt varieties. Thus, it may be seen that cotton is readily mixed. If the bolls arc large and uniform and scl in the field and are the right shape for the variety the seed is worth saving provided the staple is of good quality and the relative- amount of seed is not too high. The man-who nets a true mental picture ot ideal type of plant of a certain va- riety csn proceed lo improve his cotton by seed selection. the majority to rule, those having a shorter or inferior colton will do a kindness to their neighbors by dis- carding it. experiments prove that some ojhcr variety ia more profitable the wkole valley can turn to it later. euro should bo lakcl to for Tiexi years planting.' This ear u pays to use considerable care uu ---..-j that no frpst Injured seed is to sny nothing of a b" by pa- American Legion Will Stage Beauty Contest in Cruces Next Week Crucc-i i n beuuiy season poor stands were due in many cases to the planting of immature or frosted seed. At State College cnreful cotton variety tests arc being conducted. Any one who is not satisfied with the variety of cotton grown hero would do well to get the -report ot work. COTTON-INSURANCE Is cotton properly insured in the cotton yard ij-a question frequently raised by some growers. Others, rather than take chances or n.ik questinivi, cotter, home. Operators of cotton yards generally carry a blank insurance covering a certain number of bales in tho yard but M rule tlie putruns of the yard do not know how many bales nre covered or with what company the nsurnnce is written.- The ones op- erating cotton yards would ie willing to furnish this informn- ion request. The following is a brief summary the rules laid down by the board of underwriters: pacification for Y. Standard Cotton -d nquarc p at Oxford years. Mrs. Isidore Rosenfeldt, Mrs E. C. Snow, and Mrs. J. Frank Eckert en- tertained with a tea at the Eckert home on North Alameda avenue last University covering 4fternootl. Tnere was a de- The fund that makes this possible established by Sir Cecil Rhodes, diamond king of South Africa. It is hoped that one of the local will be successftrl in the com- petition. Cruces High Defeats Demjng Team 33 to 0 About fifty LaB croces people ac- twnpanied the High School football over to Deming last week Sat- to watch .the "Bulldogs" romD over and around the Demlng team. wsn't a football It was a with a score of 33 to 0 in lightful program of vocal .nnd piano music presented hy Mmes. W. J. .Ste- vens, Mrs. Thomas Br.inigan, Broaddus ,H. B. Holt, Baylus Cade, R. H France, Misses Aids and Ettc Lea O'Hara. Mrs. Reeves, Mn. James Smith, Mrs. Eugene Slcrn, Mrs. C. F Knight and Mrs J. W. Lowe assisted the hostesses in serving in the dinfng room. The hostesses will entertain with bridge, parties next Wednesday and Friu'ay The gaest list included: Mmes. W. E. Ayers, C. M. Air.sworth, E W Nelson, Frank L C. Woodson, Mrs Bushman, F. L. Burrows, Baker, Jesse Isaacks, Frank Burke, Hal Cox, George Clark, Ralph Conroy, L- G. Area: Not i ect. Capacity is bales. The col- on must be piled in single tiers, two bales to a row, and an aisle way be- tween each row about ten feet wide. tho must bo marker posts 4x4 cotton varieties become crossed by insects nnd in ginning nnd that spin- ners desire and will pay a premium for cotton of a uniform staple it is evident that a locality can nevej1 re- ceive the highest price unlil it has riely. Samples of this year's crop of Mesilln valley Acala cotton have been sent in English spinners to ac- quaint them with the quality of our cotlon. The day will come when we can give assurance the samples re- present the entire crop. Some studcnls of cotlon predict lhal in Ihe near fulure certain manu- facturers such as the Porous-Knit Underwear people instead of buying just cotton for their raw ma'crnl will certain variety. For example, they might say, "Porous- cutlun yarns insurance must be 10D (nit underwear made from pure and per cent to value lime ot loss. fit-id meet nr.d many other vnried nnd delightful attrac- tions, when Joe Qucsenbcrry post of the American Legltin stages its great full festival in Las Crnt-es all next week. Booths will bo erected on the va- cant lot behind the First National bank building, whero there will bo nil manner ot games and concessions in lull swing every tiny and every night for next week. The Creson nnd -Corbin shows will slage these nt- tmctive nttractlons and will also ,brine, to town a f orris wheel merry-go-round. One of the booths, operated by the Iccionaires, will tw devoted lo mer. chnmliso from Las. Cruces stores. Its object will bo to stimulate tho campaign to ''Buy II in Dona Ann county." There will be games play- ed nnd the points won will give tho winner credit for merchandise in the stores of the city. Which Handiomtil Baby? The bnby parndo will take plnce Wednesday, when il Is hoped thai all Ihe babies in Ihe counly will be cnler- pd for one or more of the many at- tractive prizes. There will be big, fat, jolly babies and demure litllo solemn babies, babies with teeth and babies who are toothless, blue eyed, vember_16, tho Inlorlor department announced today, boforo Amer- ican and British claims arbltrntln coninilsfon to consider claims grow- s grow- ing out of tho construtclon of tho Rio Grande reclamation project in Mow Mexico and Mexico. Tho claims, ranging beween throe and flvo million dollars, represent al- leged damages sustained by British capitalists who attempted to dovolop irrigation sorao years ago before tho Unitod States government took un Tho slnlo department will repre- sent the United Suites. Sir William Wilcox, a British irrigation engineer, expected to slvo testimony on bc- tialf of the Biltish clalnwnb, and II is umloretood, A. F. Davis, former liroctor of tho reclamation sorvico, will ha ;0 fjply Lawion Glvei M. Lawson, project muimgor o u tho United States reclamation o vice, with headquarters- in El Pnso has given the following history The limits of marked _____ braced, and painted white. "No smoking1' signs must be nn the posts. There must be one 40-gdlIon uanei and two I rttom buck- ets for each square feet cf y.ird space. The yard should have a hundred foot clear space on all sides. Thn'. is, to have no buildings or exposures within one hundred feet of the cot- ton yards. This applies lo gin and auxiliary buildings especially. Other builil- inga taken into consideration when rate published by inspection bu- au. For proper protection on cpttoji in cotton yards insurance must 'be 10D .ostrous Arala cotton grown in j Cotton yards ihouU not sunny Sew Mexico." of Las Cruces. Past years the Deming team has been a go-getter, winning :U of games pretty regularly, t "lines sending the Cruces boys nam, reyiun junnMit., with a headache. Judging from Gertrude Stevens, Hearn, Frank Haw- rturday', game, either Cruces must ley, Jeff Isaacks, L. W. lies, G. B. M" unusually atrong team ftis Jones, A. I. Kelso, Hunter Lewis, Cormony, Frank Davidson, Elliott. has Bliss Freeman. Herbert Yeo, Wager- r its Smith, Pickard, Rclph French, Wil- irly, I mine, Joseph Turr.ey, Thomas Gra- ham, Peyton Tutweiler, W. R. Eccles, or Deming haa the 'reverse. Jones, A. eso, un David Lewis, D. W. Morgan, F A. Me- demon, B B. McGee. George Wil- Lassater, president of the liams, McNabb, Ernest Mclntosh, W. weral Land Bank and the Interned- D. Newton, E. C Orwell, ii J. saer, present of te liams, McN weral Land Bank and the Interned- D. Newton, E. C w Credit Bank at Wichita, Kan., I Reemtsma, Frank Goodin, George in Las CruMs, Sunday, Speers, Harold Scott, Margaret Sum- merford, F E Taibott, E. C. Wane, Dan Williams, and Woggo- Cecelia and Anna and given an opportonity to Clark, of Philadelphia, Fannie his own impressions ol the dij-l French, Fannie Ely, Floy French and from personal obMrvatlon. I Jane Talbot, a week's visit of inspection of Mr Lessater will be tat Gatton. one tni of the to tne man with gin yar. 0! throe-fourth! of _. cotton growers prefer Acala, and, transferred from as it is an .American principle for] cotton yaiti. Cotton r.rd insar- Uiili. CQ. gin' yard to the golden haired babies nnd black eyed babies with raven locks, But each one will have his or her own charms, which should entice tho judges to award il a prixc for some reason or another. Friday afternoon is the field meet for the school boys and girls, A large shaw of the proceeds will be Uirneil over to tho schools for the j improvement of tneir athletic fieli nnd the purchase of new All Ihe good old fashioned even be scheduled, potato races, throt races, obstacle races, tests p speed and team events. Every bo and girl in the district nhuuld uta. in now nnd practice up for their ow rvenls. Who It Molt BoKUliful Girl? Il has long been n moot queitlo just who is Ihe prettiest in La Cruces. The question will be dc cided a week from Saturday nigh at U o'clock, when all the votes art counted. At ench booth and each o the games nnd sports during the week 1.000 voles will bo given to Ih purchaser of each ten cont licket The hr.lnVr j. privileged to cast these claims Involving Ihe Ri Srniulo project: "Some years ago, before the. Uniliu .tales Reclamation Service dcddei o build the Elephant Hullo dnm, t ig English company engaged Nnlhau Boyd, f. man of Kngllsh (Its but American birth, to Investi- gate the possibilities for a dam vhtre in tho vicinity of tlio present am. Practically all of the capital or the proposed project vros raiser n London, nnd quite of money vns Knent in "he district wherti the ompany proposed canal work "Dr. Boyil lived in both pi Paw Las Cruces nnd wns well' known was iho plan or he English company to build a dam 0 lo 100 feet In hcighl, anil Dr. Doyil remained here for lovural years lenvlrif- hero aboul Ihrce yenM u for Wastiington to present hlfl com- pany'K claims, tho exact nature of which I nm not capable of clnrlfv- g." The present dam nt Elephant Butlc built by the reclamation service, u: SOS feel froir, bnac, three limcn as high as the proposed Urilinh cinm. for any of tKc candidates he View of Miller Field, State College athletic ground, as it will appear after Improve- ments, now under way, are completed. Sen. Saeppard Criises Lake During Big Storm Senator Morris Sheppard of Terns, bad tho thrill of a stormy voyaitc on B. M. Hall on fi his visit lo Elnphant Butto dam' Fri- day and Saturday, according to H. II. Brook, president-manager of Ele- phant Butle Irrjgation district. Mr. Shoppard enjoyed it Immensely, Mr. Brook said. Needi are Presented AI the conference Hi Elephant Butto Friilay night, Ihe nlmj and needs of the irrigation project were marie known to Mr. Sheppnrd. Included in parly were Con- cssmim Claude H. Hudapoth, Rich- ard Y. Burgc-is, T. Davis Porchcr, president of Ihe El Paso Irrigation dislrirt; .1. If Smith, former prcii- Icnl; Rolnnil Harwell, manager; A. B. Poo. cily jmnrnny. Walter Scstt, Ir.z csrJ for prcsilent Ailolph Swarli of El Paso chamlnrr of commerce, II. H. ilrook and L. M. Lawson, project manager. Navajo Theatre Program ThuriJ.r 'eter B. "The Pride of Palomar" -ON CHANEV and Edkh Robtrtt in "Flesh and Blood" Sunday and Monday iohnnlc Walker, of "Captain 1y by Night, In his recent play "The Fourth Musketeer" Taeid.r mnc" W.Jniid., Oliver Curwood's Country and the law" RIZONA COUPLE COME TO LAS CRUCES Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Holmes of Arizona, arrived here in M Cruces yesterday to make their ome here. They have been In eotn- numcation with Graces chamber f commerce for lome time and were Chamber of Com- merce Ai( Day Celebration Director, of the mersa met at UI'B MOW Tuesday evening, with a good attend- ance (of thoao that usually torn oot.) Tho natter before meet. ng was tho annual Pop State College. Tho chamber (hdoVd. to LiUei s stronger appeal for him than tho west coast. Directors present wore: President W. Frengcr, Fred S. P. W. Marker, Chas. Loomis, L. E. Freu- lenlhal, Sam Bean, Henry W. Bronson, Kd. C. Snow and A. Goo. H Clark, of the publicity ommiUco was also preiont, and Stephou Clark was a visitor.. "FLESH AND BLOOD" l.on Chaney, who has been regard- il as tho most powerful character dor on tho screen, haa the leading art in "Flesh and that ap- at the Nnvnjo theatre Saturday f this week. He Impersonates an escaped convict whoso fear of the law Is so great that ho disguises him- self ami becomes a helpless cripple. His portrayal vivid nnd compelling, one which extracts the utmost sympa- thy. Kililh Roberts nnd Jack Mul- hall take care of tho romantic inter- est, the former playing the daughter nf convict, aarl the latter as tho of the financier who sent tho un- fortunate man to prison- Ralph fnmous for his work in Grif- fith productions, is tho conjelenee- >lrickon magnate, while Noah Beery mauls a cunning Oriental to tho man- nw horn. A detective Is admirably imncil by DeWill Jennings. Chaney Is alwaya a big draw, au'iiencoi. HERE FROM ROCHESTER Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Todd and Iheir daughter, Miss Alice Todd of Rochester, N. Y., arrived TIMS- They will make Crucea their humo from now on, Jdr. Todd ?alrl. "1 have been In correspondence with your chamber of commerce for quito a he added. "Your chamber painted a picture that seemed almost too good to bs true, but, instead of over-doing It, It to me they have hardly said enough nice things about your beauti- ful valley, cheering sunshine and hoipHable people. It Is a better place than we had hoped-" finally persuaded to come here by Information sent them by the organi- zation. Mr. Holmes announced that they were more than pleased with the change they had made. "If is the aort of weather you have at this season, you bare ti; finest climate I hare ever tit Mr. and. Mra. Holms! are star. at Hotel Bosault. ;