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COLORADO’S GREATEST RACE PAPER
News from all parts of the West.
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 mortg;ag:e on their
hall, the only property owned by colored men near the
Post Office.
MANITOU, COLORADO.
A new subscriber this week is Mrs.
Minnie Peppers.
Man Asn is being visited by a severe
snow storm, the first of the season.
Mrs. P. A. Hubbard was hostess
for the following ladies at dinner last
Friday, Mesdames Rice, Gibson and
Emery of Colorado Spirngs.
Mrs. Sarah Bunker and Juanita
Lloyd returned from Greeley last
week.
The funeral services of E. E. Nic
hols, Sr., was held at St. Andrews
Church last Sunday afternoon. A
number of waiters formerly employed
at the Cliff House, gave a beautiful
Moral design.
Mr, and Mrs. Ed Weston leave this
week for Omaha, for the winter.
Mrs. Lizzie Bethel and Miss Hen
rietta Patterson who have beeri sick
aie improving.
After spending several months in
Manitou, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Turner
left Tuesday for Salt Lake,
CRIPPLE CREEK, COLO
Mrs. Florence Blue, one of the bus
iness ladies of the camp has returned
after an absence of two months. She
had a general survey ef the Utah Kes
ervation and concluded to locate on a
most beautiful selection of 160 acres.
Her many friends will be glad to
learn of her success.
A Literary was organized at Handy
Chapel Thursday evening of last
week. We will be glad to see our
young people keep step with the pace
of progress. We extend an invitation
to all to attend.
Mrs Graves of Denver, spent Sun
day here, with her husband.
Mrs. Robinson of Wheeling, W. Va
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Taylor.
Miss Edith Millen will leave next
week for Jefferson City, Mo., to at
tend the no.mal.
The seimon preached by Uev, Turn
THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO.
er Sunday morning, was very impres
sive. Two united with tlie church.
Mrs. Geo W. Colwell of Victor, en
tertained at six o'clock dinner Sun
day in honor of Mrs. H. Graves. The
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dean. Mr.
and Mrs. Thrower, Mr. and Mrs
Graves.
Miss Pierson is very sick with ap
pendicitis.
SILVERTON, COLO.
Mrs. Lizzie Palmer is indisposed.
Mrs. A. J. Bryant entertained Mrs.
Olive Elliott Thursday evening.
Mrs. E. G. Lockett is moving up I
Durango.
Mrs. Beattie, mother of Kev. Sand
ers, has been quite sick.
Rev. Sanders left Sunday morning
for Kansas City for an indefinite stay
The Jubilee singers were enter
tained by Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Pri-1
day evening.
Sherman Kilter has returned from
Pueblo much improved in health.
PRISONER PROVES UP LAND.
k’hen He Goes to the Sheriff to Begin
Three-Year Term In Prison.
Sheriff Nelson of Green county has
taken to the Kansas penitentiary John
F. Yates, a farmer, for the murder of
William Hughes, a wealthy cattleman,
last July.
Yates was sentenced to three years
in the penitentiary in the District
court at Mangum three weeks ago.
says the Kansas City Journal, but was
allowed to prove up his homestead and
provide for his family so they could
live in comfort during the three years I
he Is in the penitentiary.
Last Saturday night Yates went to
Sheriff Nelson and said be was ready
to begin his sentence. He was not
manacled as he rode on the train on
the way to Lansing, Kan , but sat in
the seat with the sheriff as any other
citizen might.
The killing of Hughes was the re
sult of an old free range quarrel out
in the new country. Vi,tea was ar
rested and placed in Jail. Mis bond
was fixed at 120,000, the judge think |
Ing that amount would be more than
—. id -St "W" "Y Oh! Yes, you will hear these
I I I \f r± nir » we| > b i
If I TV Holley’s Full
Ulli A Orchestra
“Save It for Me.” “Uuder the Old Apple Tree" and ‘ The St. Louie
Tickle" at East Turner Hall, Novemlwr 27th, 19#i> when
THE KNIGHTS OF ATHENS
WILL GIVE A
Burlesque " “
AND A
Grand Promenade Concert.
The grand promenade will start at 10:45 sharp
and all who are not on time will be fined
$5.35 but if you can make .it at 8:15 you
will be admitted for 35c and sec the cir
cus without additional charge.
COMMITTEE OF All KANO EM ENTS.
K. M. Grigsby,chairman: E. L. Lawson. T. McAllister, George
Parker, J. Spencer. K. Wilson, L. Thruaton, R. Gray. R. W, Washing
ton, Frank Adams. W. K. Oenlrv, C. P. McKenzie
Rah' Rah! Hah' Don’t Forget the dale
MONDAY, NOV. 21,
“ EAST TURNER HALL,
Nor the price of admission if vou come early which is
135 CENTS.
woilju oe raised m me county.
Yates was released on bond, how
ever, before the end of the week. A
group of farmers who were hi* friends
qualified for more than twice that
amount.
Judge Irwin announced the sentence
and asked Yates If he had anything to
say. Yates said the sentence was Just
and that he would serve If.
Ho said, however, he lacked a short
time of having proved up his home
stead, and asked to he with his family
tw'o weeks longer. Judge Irwin grant
td the request.
The wise man shapes himself a
eordlng to his environment, as water
to the shape of the vessel Into which
It Is poured.
The Lover's Wish.
If I but knew the poet'* ait.
The flr*f thing I would do
Would b** to chtxMe my choice*! phra-ia,
And eing m sonf to you.
I’d King the glory of your hair. i
The splendor of your eye*.
The h-nuty of your tender *oul
That deep within them lie*
I'd sing the softness of your voire,
The sweetness of your face.
And then In glowing word* depict
Your loveliness and grace
I'd ring the charm your pretence hat.
The beauty of your form.
The witchery of your rounded arm*,
So abepely, aofl and warm.
I’d iin* your cleverness « n d tact.
Your hrlghfneta and your wit.
And every day find aome new charm
That I might sing of It
Oh. that I knew the poet's art,
A* happier lovers do.
That I might choose each choicest phruio.
And alng u song to you!
—Somerville Journal

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