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LA JUNTA, COLO.
Mm. W. E. Davis is quite ill. Miss Carter of Emporis, Kans, is in the city. Mr. Gordon and family are new comers. Mr Grant of Garden City, Kans, is in the city. Mr. Collins returned from Denver Sunday. Mr and Mrs. Smith came down to attend melon day at the Ford. Mrs. Rucker and sister of Cripple Cre -k are in the city for a few days. Mrs. Miller and family of Peabody; Kans., are among the latest home seekeis. Miss Beatrice Tyler left for Pueblo M >n 1 ay for and indefinite stay. Mrs. Kitty Smith of Trinidad was the guest of her friend, Mrs. L. Clem ens, Thursday. Rsv S nilh of Dirango passed through last weak enroule to Denve.. Mrs. R. S. Sims, who has been vis itiugjhar sons left Tues lav for Den ver. Mrs. Smith of Topsku spent a coup le of days in our city onroute to Den ver. An old f ashioned ui-eiiug was held at Sunday morning suffices. At ev eutogßiv. H irris prei -h • I his fare well serin m Mrs. Thompson ef Topeka, who has been risilng her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Carney, left for Denver enroute home. Mrs. Marshall entertains*! at dinner in her honor Sunday. Mrs. Berry en lertained at breakfa t. The intelligent Negro, who expect* to make L,a Junta his horns is helping to solve the great problem by gelling homes and beiulifying them. Tney are l>oing employed in the new shops h -re, R iv.JUar is and wife left Tuesday for Cheyenne to attend conference. They were entertained al dinner Sun diyby Mrs. Vm Lo.-e. Monday er suing the members aid friends of the church give them a shovor party and they received many useful pre*- mils. Of Course You Want THE SHORT LINE When going to Colors lo Spring*, Pueblo, Cripple Creek or lo Texas, then lake the Colorado Southern. Its not only the Short Line but offers superior service to these points. All trains last and punctual Somebody Says That— When a woman asks a number of questions rhe is possessed of Idle curiosity. When n man nsks a num ber he la animated by a keen desire to Improve his mind and enlarge bis ■phere of knowledge. That is Just another one of the little differences between the sexes which ought to show a woman the utter Impossibility of ever hoping to attain equality with man. THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO. Waiter’s Tip Half a Dollar Bill. To a man giving a dinner In a Times Square restaurant the other night the waiter was not as prompt as he might have been about the Ini tial course. Instead of reprimanding him the host took a one-dollar bill, cut It In two with a penknife, and pave one-half to the astonished waiter. The other half he put back In his pocket. Not quite sure whether the remainder of the note was coming to him later, the waiter was efficlencj Itself for the remainder of the meal. That over, the host coolly led hii guests into the street. “Pardon my curiosity/’ said one of them, “but what are you going to do with the half of that dollar bill? It is as useless to you as the waiter’s Is to him.” “Not a bit of It." was the reply. “I Intend dining In the same place to morrow night, and I shall make it a point to get that same waiter. 1 shall let him see that I still have the remainder of his dollar bill and I’ll bet you the cigars he will hustle to get It” —New York Times. Provided Handsomely for Pets. Quite a large sum was left oj a Rajput prince some thirty years “for the maintenance In comfort'* of bis thr«e favorite elephants and a pet tiger. A curious provision was that special trappings and cloths were to be provided for the elephants, wbilf the was to be regaled with a specially mentioned diet, and was to be provided with a solid gold collar studded with a large number of pre cious stones. Dislikes to Pass Under Ladder. Several years ago a San Francisco newspaper marie a teat of popular su perstition by placing a high ladder di rectly across the sidewalk In such a manner that the multitude could easily pass under It. Four out ol every ten walked out In the street rather than pass beneath It. An av erage of two out of the remaining sis walked under It only through over sight. persuasion or after much con slderation. Unflattering. Down at the Dyker Meadow Golf club one day thl* week was told a atory of an old lime candle. A certain member remarked to the carrier: "Sandy, I am playing against . How does he play?" "fanna play for nits," stolidly answered Sandy. "How many strokes can I give him?" cheer fully persisted the player. "Ve canna gle him onyl" was the laconic re sponse.—Brooklyn Eagle. The Lions Fled. Addressing a Church House meet tug. the Bishop of Chichester alluded to the prospects of Rhodesia, and told a good story of the Bishop of Mashon aland. His lordship, It apeared. once vanquished three lions by reading aloud to them the Thirty-nine Articles On the bishop reaching the Article concerning Justification by faith the lions turned and fled.—English ex change. Knows His Way Home. An elderly men who appeared as a witness In a I.ondon eourt could not tell the name of the atreet in which he lived or the number of the house When the Judge expressed surprise the Witness said: "I dldh't know there was any need to know, as long as I could And my way home.' |jE\ U/ie Man and the I Machine ■•sSfe^l!|^. l )v Mr. Alexander T. Brown, | . ! inventor of the Smith Premier I V ' Typewriter, is unquestionably | 0 the foremost writing machine expert of the | N world. Besides, he is a practical and successful business man. He built the first Smith Premier Typewriter not only for handsome and speedy work, but to endure under | the severest demands of actual business. The Smith Premier | S i s free from the weaknesses of eccentric, impractical con- | struction, and to-dav embodies the latest demonstrated improvements of this typewriter expert. Mr. Brown, as | Vice-President of this Company, will continue to devote his | entire time and inventive genius to maintain the Smith Premier | where it now stands as the SI World’s Best Typewriter Srnd to-dav for our lit:!? book rx- I \ plaining exactly why the Smith Premier _ ' 1 is best. The Smith Premier Typewriter Company _ DENVER BRANCH. i j 1637 Champa St. > Topeka Industrial and Educational Institute > ♦ “THE WESTERN TUSKEGEE" * Five teachers from that famous institution. The ONLY NON SECTARIAN school for Negroes of the West. A school of Christian Culture. DEPARTMENTS Normal, Normal Preparatory, Agricultural, Indus trial, Business. Music and Military Science. TRADES TAUGHT Carpentry, Painting, Printing. Book binding, Tail oring, Sewing, Dress making, Laundrying, Bask etry, Domestic Science, Agriculture in its various phases, Stenography, Type-writing, Agricultural and Mechanical Drawing. ADVANTAGES Expenses reasonable. Self help encouraged. Very careful attention given home training of young women. Rigid discipline maintained. Farm ol 105 acres. Location and sanitation the very besi Endorsed by ministers of every denomination The Fall Term begins Tuesday Sept. 3. Try to be present the opening day. For further inlormati n address WM. R. CART ER PmiJent, Toocka Kas