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J. E. Porter entertained Dr. Faulk ner and G.W. Haltson to an elaltor ate course dinner New years. Miss Hattie May Williams, who has been visiting relatives in Oklahoma’ returned home Wednesday. Wednesday night Mrs, Jennie Wil sonaud Nelson Arrington were mar ried at the home of the bride, Kev Edwards officiating. On the 49th anniversary of hh birth, Reu. J. S. Payne was tenderer a surprise on last Thursday evenin) by members and friends of Campbel congregation. The church was beau li fully decorated in streamers of re> entwined with gold and silver Irin mings The friends prepared a bom 1 tiful repast and the evening was spent in social pastimes. Kev. Pavne ex pressed his appreciation and grati tude by a brief speach. CHEYENNE, WYO. William Benjamin of the County Clerk's office, has returned to the citj after a pleasant visit with his mother at Colorado Springs. Mrs. Era Brown, who for the past four months has been visiting rela tives in Kansas, returned last week. Mrs. H. Davis and her daughter and three children of Killings, arrind In ihe citv last week and are at the borne of J.O. Haskins, who are rela tires. Mr Da/-ll of Fort Bussell enter tained New Year's at the residence of George Hopkins, F. H Wiseman. W M. Ashford, John Baker, Hugh Hop kins, Tom Edwards. Mr. and Mrs, Sames K. Smith en tertained on New Year's, Mr. and Mrs Montgomery, Mr.'and Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Price. Mr. and Mrs. Wiseman of Ft. Bussell. Master Elmer Smith celebrated his tenth birthday last Monday and a large number of his young friends en joyed a merry afternoon. The choir of the A. M. E. Church gave an interesting entertainment Sunday evening. Later in ’the ’even ing watch meeting service was h. Id. MANITOU, COLORADO. Chaa. P. Wilson ca hare to s d the the holidays with his family, and COTTRELL’S PHARMACY 2100 ARAPAHOE STREET. PHONE 3230 MAIN. Full Line of Drugs, Toilet Articles Rubber Goods and Sundries. ICE CREAM AND SODA WATER. THE STATESMAN, DENVER. COLORADO. celebrate the first birthday of their son, Clarence. Mrs. P. A. Hubbard entertained a few friends at dinner. Wednesday of last week. Elmer Groves who spent the holi days with friends in Kansas City, has returned to the city. Miss Patterson entertained the lit tle folk on New Year’s day. They re port a glorious time. Chas Toliver after rpending the fall and early winter on a ranch, has return*! to the city for a month. He rays ranch life for him in the future. Mrs. Anna Carter has been spend ing a few weeks with Mrs. Rsrl. CLERGYMAN GOT HIS PEB. Wilted Long for Opportunity, but It Cime at Last. Gov. Blanchard of Louisiana was describing the precautions that a cer tain veteran physician had taken agaimt the spread of a contagious dis ease. Knowing the people he had to deal with." Gov. Blanchard said, "he saw that bis rules were carried out before one of these people left their homes. They had tricked him In the past. He would not be tricked again. He was like the Camden clergyman of my boyhood. "This clergyman once married a cer tain huckster, who, after the cere mony. declared ho was unable to pay a wedding fee. and so, willy nllly. the clergyman had to let him off. "Some years later the good man found the same huckater before him with another woman. His first wife had died. Now he desired to yoke with a second. "The minister was willing enough to remarry the man. but this time he would take precautions. "80. leading the bridegroom to one tide, he held out hit hand and said In a low voice: " 'My lee " 'Oh. yes. of course,' said the huckster confusedly, and he place# a banknote In the clergyman's palm. " Thank you,' said the clergyman, with a bland smile. "That is for the first time. Now we will have the fee for this occasion, please?" Real Cost of Salt. Salt costs the producer J.-sa than one-tonlh of a coni a pound Never mind the grocer)' price. Uncle Sam's 1904 figures are 27.3X2 cent 1 for each barrel of 208 rounds. WAS A PATRIOTIC THIEF. French Woman Robbed Only (ie nan Visitors to Paris. In Paris the police have discovered a woman who has exhibited a peculiar sort ot patriotism. She was arrested recently for fcavir. fobbed a German merchant of £<■ '»e magistrate she ma- ' a siraii 1 - < She said that her main object in life was to decoy Germans and to rob them. She went about with them to cafes and music halls, and while affecting to be very interested in them she picked their pockets. In this way she had annexed for several years past over £7OO. She had picked the pock ets of exactly sixty-seven Germans, and she was proud of it. As her rea son for thus acting the woman said that in 1870 her family In Normandy had been completely mined by the German Invaders, who stole her fa ther’s cattle, pigs, fowls and even plate. She was then obliged to go out as a dairymaid, but not being accus tomed to servitude she came to Paris and began waylaying and robbing Ger mans. The mapisiratejistened to this tale calmly. It made no impression on him. Still Had Hopes. Mr. Tyte-Phist had scraped an ac quaintance with another passenger on the train. “From Cincinnati, arc you?’’ be said. "Yes. sir." , c “In business there?" “Yes." [*-’*[ “Long?" v “Seventeen years." "Do you know a man named Hurdle* ■lone?** “I don't recall any such man Just aow.” “Rasselas Hnnilestone —he has a hare Up, and he's crosseyed. You’d know him in a minute If you saw him. Walks with a kind of stoop. He went to Cincinnati twenty-seven years ago. and I reckon he is there yet. Had a short, stubby mustache the last time I saw him. Can t you seem to remem ber him now?" "No,’* said the other passenger. “I lave no recollection of him. Is he a relative?" “Gosh, no!” said Mr. Tyto-Phist. “I lent the measly cuss 55 cents the day before he went away from our town, end I’d kind o' like to get on track of him, that’s all.*' Advice to a Bridegroom. At Eldorado man. a bridegroom make* this inquiry of the Republican -ghall 1 toll my wife everything 01 shall I tell her nothing?" Not know ing a thing about II we asked a mar who has been married fifty ytara to explain, lie said: Tell lout' wt** et erythlng But the neigh he-* this old codger la henpecked. ' then called on a man who has had three w Ives and is t ow looking around foi No. 4. Tell them nothing," he said "If you tell them the truth they will think you ar" Ijlng and if you lie t, them they will catch you. Look wise sa. nothing and avoid trouble."—El lorado. Kan.. Republican. Woman, Lovely Woman. “Don’t you know," said Mias Over seven. “that I am really feeling young er to-day than I did a few years ago?” "Yea,’’ replied. Miss Inerteens. *Tre noticed of late that you are getting quite childish." There Was a Limit. An Irishman one day went ii:to the shop of a barber to pet shaved. After being properly seated .v« the lather about half applied. th»* barber was called to an adjoining room, where he was detained for rime The barber had In the shop as a pet a monkey, which was continually imi tating its master. As soon as the lat ter left the room the monkey grabbed the brush and proceeded finish lathering the Irishman s face. After doing this ho took a razor from iis case and stropped it and then turned to the Irishman to shave him “Shtop that I ” said T; “Ye can tuck the towel in me neck and put rfc? soap on me face, but, b'gorrah. yer father’s got to shave me! Put “Sportsman" in Hole. Beals C. Wright, the .ennis'cham pion. was eating reed birds. “When the reed bird season comes round,” he said. "I think of ray cousin, an enthusiastic &pb-*t«man. “My cousin once went on a reed bird hunt, and had excellent luck. The family, on his return, feasted. “His wife, a week or so later, aid to him: ‘“How many reed bird- was It that you shot, do you remembei?” “‘Just two dozen, rid m;% cousin, 'and all beauties.’ “‘Then the grocer/ said hi* wife. Tias made a mistake He charges for only eighteen.' ” Palma's Son Takes Up Railroading. Jose Estrada Palma, son of Pres lent Palma of Cuba, is making a prac tical study of the railroad buvircss Some time ago he went to Mexico and obtained a position as clerk lu the auditing depaHment of tie National railroad of Mexico. He performed h'.s work so faithfully and wtli that ho was recently promoted to the position of assistant city ticket agent of that —j »a the City of Mexico. Knows the Business. Little Harold’s father is at the ad vertising end of a big paper, ami the youngster often bears technical terms in the talk about him. A family friend recently brought a box of chocolates when he called, and giving them to the boy, said: “Now. Hal. I hope you’ll remember me in your prayers for that.” "Put your name in one lime for that,” was Master Harold’s reply. If you want to be mentioned every niph r until further notice you’ll have to bring me a bigger box.” Balfour Never Reads Papers. It is said that Arthur Balfour, tit* British premier, never reads the news papers. Mr. Balfour has often gone to the house of commons in ignorance of important events published in the .nornlng papers. According to tin- gos .dp of the lobbies. Miss Mice Balfour, who Keeps house for her bachelor brother, Is a diligent leader of the newspaper* and cuts out whatever she thinks he ought to see. Most Prosperous Part of India. The richest. the moil populous and the most prosperous part of India is to be found In the hasins of the Indus, the flanges and the Lower Brahnis pt.tra. Afghan Women in Palanquins. Afghan women ride In closely hood ed palanquins borne on the shonldera of four sturdy servants, with a relay of bearers following behind.