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SPRINGS Those desiring copies of The Statesman can purchase them at 216 Pueblo are. Rev. W. E. Gladden, who has been spending the past week in Macon, Mo., is expected home this week. Mrs. L. C. Rucker of Cripple Creek spent Monday in the city. Rev. Rice fdled the pulpit at St. John's Baptist Church Sunday in the absence of the pastor.' E. P Booze, Mrs. DeClellaud, Prcf and Mrs. Jackson spent Sunday in Denver. Rev. DeClelland has been- appoint ed pastor of Rice Mission, Mauitou. and w ill take charge on the third Sun day. He will occupy the pulpit at Payne Chapel Sunday morning. M rs. Steele, sister ol Mrs. W. E Gladden, returned to her home in Great Bend, Kans,, Tuesday. She was called here by the death of her nephew. Mrs. Estella Robinson and Mrs. Cora Jackson left Tuesday for Leav enworth where they will spend the summer. They will also visit several Kansas towns. Mesdames Thrower, McCullough and Canty of Cripple Creek, are spending a few days in the city the guests of Mrs. Pennington. Monday they were pleasantly entertained at horn* of Mrs. Caulesbury in Colorado City, and Wednesday Mrs. T. J. Man ley was hostess at a charming dinner given in their honor. J. H, Devine of Cripple Creek, who has beon’suffering from an attack of pneumonia,’passed through the city Monday enroute to Texas where he will spend several weeks recuperating Mrs. C. W. Holmes has returned to her home from the hospital where she continues to improve from the effects of an operation. Monday evening Miss Pearl L imp ton, one of our favorite soloists, gave a recital at St. Jehu’s Church where she delighted the many who assem bled, with her charming soprano voice. She was assisted by our dis tinguished authoress and dramatic reader, Mrs. Kathryn D. lillman,aid others. The Carnival and Literary of the Baptist Church is progressing nicely. The next meeting will be held with Mrs, C. Collins Friday evening. Do not miss the literary treat at the People's M. E Church every Thurs day night, THE STATESMAN. DENVER, COLORADO. The Samuel Coleridge Taylor La dies Chorus of 25'voices is doirg ex cellent work uuder the careful super vision of Prof. McQruder. They ex pect to give their initial concert soon, Colorado Springs’, people were much surprised'last week to learn of the marriage in Denver of Miss Lena Beckwith and Mr. John Warner, both of this city. Mrs. Alice Coleman, wife of the turnkey at the county jail, died Thursday of last week after an illness of several weeks. The i.eceusxl was an active member of Payne Chapt 1 and the funeral which was held from that church Sunday was the largest ever witnessed in this city. The ma ny beautiful floral emblems were evi deuce of the high esteem in which she was held by her friends. She leaves a husband, mother, three brothers and two sisters. The sympathy ol the entire community is extended to the bereaved relatives. Refused to Talk. In a town In Pennsylvania last sum mer a meeting was held by several prominent gentlemen, the object being to use their combined Influence to stop the deafening noise they usually had on the Fourth of July. Imagine their surprise when a reporter asked a doctor, one of their number and a very influential man, the following question: “You are in favor, are you not. of a sane and sensible observance of the Fourth of July? The public. I am sure, would be glad to hear your views on ” “Young man,” Interrupted the doc tor, “do you think that is a proper question to ask a surgeon?” A Bad Pen. Senator Pettua of Alabama was writing with a noisy, spluttering pen. baying the pen down, he smiled and said; "Once 1 was spending the evening with a friend of mine In Selma. We sat In the dining room, end from the kitchen came a dreadful scratching sound. “ 'Martha,' said my friend to the maid, 'what Is that scratching In the Kitchen? It must be the dog trying to ;et In.’ “ 'Huh,' said Martha, ‘dat's no dawg sciatchln’ de do’. Dat’s do cook i-wrltin’ a love letter to her honey suckle.’ " Iris Plants In Thibet. Iris plants grow In Thibet, 15,600 feet above sea level, in such masses ts to look like sheets of purple. Wild Tea In Slam. Tea grows wild In many parts of Slam. Mayor’s Position Defined. Some of the Virginia papers ; cent ti think it funny that Richmond's nev mayor, Mr. McCarthy, has pubi.ciy ti nned his position on the clothes line question: “The mayor ought :-i al times to wear clean, decent, respect able clothes." he says. “He should keep his hair trimmed, his shoet shined, his linen clean and his clothes generally should be of proper appear anee. Like an army officer, he should ever be ready to meet and greet those who come and to make a proper si ow ing. I expect to keep this matter i: mind.” Consent for French Band. It was not easy to persuade the French government to allow the Re publican Ouanl band to go to St Louis. Consent was obtained only five days befoie the £a> .*■ ■_ aileu Iron. Havre, Had ! t been refused other musicians in regular uniforms would have Impersonated the band. The uni forms had already been made. An Infallible Timepiece. ■When Joseph Jefferson was In Now York last he devoted the most of his outdoor time to shopping for fishing tacklo. One day he chanced to be in Herald square Just as the Herald clock struck the hour. "That’s a pretty good timepiece.” said Mr. Jefferson, "but I know a bet ter. Age. It Is a clock that never stops and never loses a second. The most skilled Jeweler can make no watch that Is so accurate as one’s age. "Nothing can exceed our early am bitions to escape from youth to man hood and appear older than we are except our subsequent anxiety to ap pear younger than we are. The first is natural, for Hope Is before us, but the second is a weakness, for none can hope to reach that from which he Is fleeing. If we could put back the great clock of time there would be an Intelligent motive, but the time piece of old Chroeo*, never stops.”— New York Hcr^' LADIES’ SPRING HATS! Are here-all the latest street and shirt waist styles ready to wear. THE HOWLAND MILLINERY CO. 16th Street opposite Daniels & Fisher MRS. NANNIE KING. Prop. The Little Cottage Dining Room. 1936 Arapahoe Street, Surpassing Cuisine--Quick Service-Three Meals daily—Regular Dinner at Noon. Special Sunday Dinner from 12 to 3 p. m. WHY NOT BUY YOUR LIQUORS OF ED LEWIN The Louisville Liquor House, t!4lb and Larimer street, is headquarters to buy the best and cheapest iu the city Telephone 1396, Kd Lew in, proprie tor. Sole agent for Eastern distil leries and Santa Koss vineyard All ether bouses are left in the shade He has no rent to pay so he can and will sell cheaper tnau ever. Give hi call. THE MI OFFERS THE BEST SERVICE POSSIBLE TO ST. LOUIS. The Frisco system traverses THE FOLLOWING STATES; Illinois Indiana Mississippi Kansas Arkansas Tennessee Alabama Missouri Oklahoma Indian Ter. Texas. THE SOUTHEASTERN LIMITED, Knn*a« Clljr at 0..T0 p. m. flrtlly, will iniiA run lo 3lMiiphU. It Irinlit g It a in. Atlanta, .la«k»<>nviU« ami «li point., in tb« Soul lit; ant. i:\rrllont root* to all point* North, South, HoiuhriiAt and Houlli* Writ. For detailed Inf.inuatlon, apply to • GW MARTIN. QCNKNAU AOCNT. OCNVCR, Ccu. E DRAFT. Di«T F»«i r Aocnt. • ait Lark City. uran. T A. JOHN, GlNfMi Aoimt. Dwttc. Montana.