COLORADO’S GREATEST RACE PAPER
News from all parts of the State.
GRAND JUNCTION, COLO.
Sunday a number of our most prom
inent citizens held a meeting, and or
ganized the Citizens’ Social Club. VV.
M. Sheldon was chosen president; T.
P. Langon, secretary; and Bert Parson
treasurer. The club starts with a
membership of twenty. Its main pur
pose is to provide suitable and splen
did entertainment for the many color
ed people who will visit the city dur
ing the week of the county fair.
This movement on the part of the
locals is a most commendable one,
and that they will see that the visitors
have a good time, there is no doubt,
for those who perfected the organiza
tion and havechargeof its affairs never
do anvthing in a halfway manne.r
Plans for the entertainment of the
visitors will be perfected at once.
The visitors will have no cause to
complain of the hospitality of the cit
izens of this city.
Sam Hines is s*'ll on the sick list.
Mrs. T. P. Langon leaves this week
for an extended visit in the east.
Miss Pitts of Montrose; is visiting
with her sister, Mrs. Reed.
Ed Hayden spent a few days in the
city, the guest of Bert Parson.
Mrs. Jessie Brantly returned home
from a visit to her mother, in Palis
Mrs. Hattie Smith has returned
from an extended visit in Ohio, and
reports a lovely trip Miss Goldie
will return in the full.
Mrs. Will Hayden is on the sick
Mr and Mrs. Hines have gone to
,tk— .jeaiiliful fruit ranch for the sum
The Citizens’ Social Club invites
the people of Colorado to spend fair
week with them. Those wishing ac
commodation, drop a line to Mr. Shel
don, this city. Come and taste some
of the Grand Valley's lovely paeches.
Services were well attended at Em
bry Mission last Sunday afternoon
and evening. Rev. S. Rice filled the
This week’s arrivals are Misses El
la Boothe and Halt of Indian
THE STATESMAN. DENVER, COLORADO.
a polls, Corbin and Wilson of Kansas .
City. Mesdames .Maria Xickens and
daughter, L. Courtney! M. Winn, A.
Mann and E. Levels of Hot Springs, j
Ark., Bonnet of Washington, D. C.. j
and Robert Holmes of Denver.
Embry Mission was packed to the
doors last Monday evening. The pro-'
gram rendered by Tanner Lyceum
was the best given in years.
Wallace Simpson has gone to the!
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Lewis of
Denver, are stopping with Mrs. Bunk
Mesdames Weslen and Stone chap
eroned Misses Corbin, Patterson, Wil
son, and Mesdames Will Stone and
Barber through the Garden of the
Gods, on burrors, the tth inst.
Mrs. Ida Joyce Jnckson of Colora
do Springs, who has been the guest
of Mrs. Louise Boyer, was tendered a
reception by her host last Friday ev
ening. The house was prettily deco
rated with roses and evergreens. A
large gathering assembled and an en
joyable time was spent from seven to
ten o'clock. During the evening the
Misses Boyer rendered several select
ions on the piano and several vocal
selections were given. Miss Pearl
Smith presided over the punch bon!
while Mes James Wild and Phillips
served refreshments. Little Bessie
Wild was card bearer. After spend
ing sometime visiting places of inter
est in the mountains which surround
Coaldale, Mrs. Jackson departed for
To a Slot Machine.
I little slot machine;
Yon hid me drop my penny In,
And I obey, for I am green
A mighty easy mark trt akin.
And then sometime- you give me some
And- Hornet tinea not you rouae my i
For often you neither gh* rn<* gum
Xor let me get my penny out.
Life, you're another* alot machine.
Our prayer*, hope*, effort- we drop In '
Long after we're a m ounted green
We Htand a gambler * chance to win.
SOmetlmea you loosen np»and semi
A pittance*, trickling down your apuut; 1
But whether good or III the end.
We never, get our pent ilea out.
Baltimore American. !
He Thought Otherwise.
The .Manager The trouble with you
Is that you are lacking in application.
The Actor —Oh, I don't know I've
applied to every tnanag T In .'own.
A man mow kindly, in hi* careless war.
Than many who prdfess a higher creed;
Who** fickle low might change from day
And yet he faithful to a friend In need;
Wlin?e manners covered, through life’*
outs and Ins.
Like charity, a multitude of sin*.
A man of honor, too. a* such thing* go;
Discreet and secret—qualities of use—
Selfish, but not self-conscious, generous,
To anger, but most ready In excuse.
Jlls wit and cleverness consisted not
Bo much In what he aald as what he got
Hie principles one might not quite com
And they were much too simple to mis
Never to turn hi* back upon a friend.
Never to 11«. but for a woman * sake.
To lake the sweets tlial came within his
And pay the price If there were price to
Idle, good-looking, negatively wise.
Laxy In action, plausible in speech;
Favor he found in many women s eyes.
And valued must that which was hard
Few are both true and tender, and he
In time, a little tenderer than true.
Knowing much evil, half-regretting good,
A* we regret a childish Impulse—lost.
Wearied with knowledge best not under
Bored with the disenchantment that It
But. In conclusion, with no fallings hid;
A gentleman, no matter what he did
Invariable Rules of Growth.
“We grow at a uniform rale." Raid
a physician. “There are rules of
growth that, unconsciously, we all
“Take the average man. He grow*
“First year, eight Inches; second
year, six Inches; third year, five
Inches; fourth year, four Inches; fifth
year, four Inches; sixth year, four
Inches. From the sixth year on the
growth Is slower until the sixteenth
year It Is only one and one-half Inches
a year. The seventeenth year has a
growth of two Inches. The eighteenth
year has a growth of one Inch.
“At 18 the average man Is 5 feet 8
Inches high. Thereafter ha grows no
The Good That Money May Do.
We arc convince,l tliar II require*
too much straining of a i,olnt to ills
tlngulsh between pure and Impure
money when the purpose to which It
la to be devoted Is commendable. With
the la rue and ever Increasing Held for
the employment of money In the relief
of suffering and the spread of educa
tion, religion and general enlighten
ment. vie suggest that churches and
charitable organizations would do well
to measure the good that may come
from the proper use of money against
the purely ethical question of source
of the money to be thus employed.--
So railed diamond ink for writing on
glish in a compound of fluoric acid and
barium. The latter has no effect. It
being simply a white powder to give
body to the acid. The ink can be
used with a rubber hand stamp, and
It should be allowed to remain fifteen
minutes, when the barium will brush
off, leaving the design on the glass.
No Money in Apples.
This Is the way a North Norway
correspondent (1 gores: Moat of the
farmers hare aold their apples for
one dollar, which really means ex
changing one dollar for another: Thir
ty-eight cents for barrels. 12 cents for
picking. 12 cents for packing. 12 cents
for hauling to market and board of lha
help.—Ralston (Me.) Journal.
Looked Like a Framed Painting.
He had been standing for live min
utes In ihe lobby of one of the larire
hotels looking at the pretty cashier
through her Utile ofllce window. Fin
ally be turned to a man near by and
said: "(Josh, sat'a sha pretty picture.
Wlsht 1 cud paint like sal. Thought
I saw th’ head move, but things allei
more when I’ve had too much." Then
hi walked slowly away.—Kansas City
Railroad Through Cemetery.
The Chi new of An Sang recently
aold to the East China railroad tho
franchise for running a branch of their
railroad through the city cemetery, an
almost unheard-of thing, as the Chi
nese have believed It the worst sacri
lege to permit a railroad near tho
burying places of their dead.
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If some women ever gel to be worth
their weight in gold they will have to
take a iot of anil fat.
There arc some things in this world
that no man is able to And out; but
of course it is different with a woman
Borne women wear their sweetest
•mile when they want a favor of lh«lr
husbands, and some turn on the flow
Of their brlnlest tears.
Of Course Yon Want
THE SHORT LINE
When going to Colorado Springe,
Pueblo, Cripple Crrek nr In Teras,
then take Ihe Colorado .V Southern,
llh not only the Short Line but offers
superior aervico to these |oinls. All
trains fast and punctual
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