Newton Cornet Band, was organized in November, 1878, by O. S. Fluke, with ten members. in 1880, Mr. Fluke was succeeded by E. D. Fluke, as leader, and in 1882, H. M. Morris, became leader. The first set of instruments, was purchased in October, 1878, at a cost of $360. Uniforms were purchased in June, 1880. First officers: H. M. Morris, Pres.; James Clark, Treas.; H. Bailey, Sec'y.; E. D. Fluke, Manager. Present membership fourteen.
Was Marshall in Albuquerque.
Marshals. — 1891, Charles Masten ; 1892, C. J. Stetson ; 1893, Edward Dodd ; 1894, Edward Fluke. Fred Fornoff; 1895-7, Fred Fornoff, Thomas McMillin ; 1899-1906. Thomas McMillin.