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COLORADO’S GREATEST RACE PAPER
News from all parts of the West.
PUEBLO ,COLORADO.
Persons coming to Pueblo, wishing
good first class room, call at 900
Abriendo Ave. Mrs. J. S. Young.
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M.
Presiding Elder Watson came in
Friday from Las Vegas and held
qmrterly meeting Sunday.
Rev. M. Jones and wife entertained
at dinner Sunday, Revs. Watson, Ey
as and T. 0. Mason.
Mrs. Ben Thompson entertained
the Royal Sextet in an elegant style
at her residence last Wednesday ev
ening. Forty guests were present.
The parlor was cleared and dancing
was indulged in while the accom
plished musicians played beautiful
strains of music. Palatable refresh
ments were served.
Frank Ellis, the cripple who was
shot a few weeks ago is able to be
out of the hospital. He gives a dif
ferent story of the shooting. He says
he bought a ticket and had gotten
off the train as any other passenger
and without cause the watchman shot
him. He swore out a warrant for the
watchman but the court dismissed the
case for want of evidence.
Rev. H. E. Ellsworth, one of the
oldest and best known citizens, died
from a complication of diseases, last
Friday. The funeral was held the
following Sunday from the A. M. B.
Church and a large and sympathetic
congregation of friends was present.
Rev. Watson officiated assisted by
Revs. Byas, Jones, Thornton, Brook
ins and Anderson. The deceased was
a worthy minister and a mason and
made fronds wherever he went. This
community has lost a great counselor
and the race a herculean leader. He
leaves a wife, five children, two broth
ers and several grandchildren.
CRIPPLE CREEK, COLO.
Miss Edith Milieu is reported sick,
0 Rand made a trip to Manitou
Sunday.
The idea of colored folks owning property within two blocks
of the Post Office! The Odd Fellows’ entertainment
Nov. 9 is to raise money to pay off the mortgage on their
hall, the only property owned by colored men near the
Post Office,
THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO.
R. A, Love was dinner guest of J
C. Cantey and wife Sunday.
James Martin, an old timer of Den
ver is spending this week in the camp
Mrs. Minnie Taylor came down
from Denver last week to spend the
winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean entertained at
dinner Sunday Janies Martin and
Mrs. Taylor of Denver.
Mrs. J. D. Harkless returned to her
home in Pueblo last Sunday after
spending several months the guest of
her daughter, Mrs. Rand.
The Columbine Art Club was en
tertained in Victor last Thursday at
the home of Mrs. Cotwell. It meets
this week with Mis. Thrower.
Mrs. Jane Weaver, a pioneer of
Cripple Creek, died at her home last
Tuesday at the age of 47 years. She
is survived by a grown son and a
brother, Henry Reed of Denver. Fu
neral services were held Sunday af
ternoon from Handy Chapel of which
she was a member. There were ma
ny floral offerings. Messrs. Weaver
and Reed desire to thanks Iriends
and neighbors for kindness and sym
pathy exhibited in their bereavement.
CHEYENNE, WYO.
The ladies of the Stewardesses
Board of Allen A. M. E. Church gave
gave a very successful entertainment
Thursday week realizing S7O the full
amount of the indebtedness on the
furnishings for the parsonage. They
eclipsed all previous efforts and much
credit is due Mrs. Hattie Gaskin, the
chairman and her willing and indus
trious assistants. Under the pastor
ate of Kev. Greenlee every depart
ment of the church is growing and
the prospects for the year’s work is
encouraging. At a recent session of
a meeting of the teachers of the Sun
day School a class was organized and
Mrs, Rose Price was placed teacher.
She has a thorough knowledge of the
Lible and is a lover of the work.
Miss Ella Pierson the kmdly|disposed
teacher of the infant class surrounded
herself with both honor and glory
last Sunday. She made an interest
ing review of the lesson and her class
carried off the financial banner.
William Asford, one of the pioneer
business men and who for the years
has conducted one of the best barber
shops in the city, has sold his busi
ness and will turn his attention to a
different vocation.
3Miss Lena Hopkins one of the fa
vorite young ladies, distinguished
herself in a favorable manner in a so
lo at the Young People's Literary So
ciety Thursday evening.
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Cruel Fate.
Reader, think of being rudely awak
ened from such a dream as this:
“We had a dream lust night that we
wish had come true. We was emplr
lag a game of ball, and one of the
teams was made up this way; Schllti.
c ; Pabst, lb; Miller, 2b; Schorr, Sb;
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when the game was over they sent ua
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was about to sample the stuff, when
It rained through the roof on our face
and woke us up."—Hardman (Tenn.)
Free Press.

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