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PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. 1021 IBTH STREET. NEAR ARAPAHOE STREET. C. A. FRANKLIN, Editor. TERMS. Ona year £.OO Six months |I.OO Tbraa months 50 » Entered at tha postoffica, Deuxer, Colorado, as second class mallmattar. Black 220 r. Phone us your news. Phone us your printing orders. This is a newspaper II is not u if print of other papers. Ycur home town news is what we want and all of it. We hare left the editing of apa per by the scissons and paste method to the other fellow and it is up to you to help us keep it that way. There are boosters’ clubs in many Colorado cities to push their growth. Industrial opportunities in this state are good for Negroes. Every avenue that has closed on us can Ire reopentd if we will deliver the goods Money must b» earned not asked as charity. The farm will respond to the labor of a black men as rjuickly as that of a white man. We would like a spmpo siumon the best methods of boosting the state. We want new blood, We want more worke-s, Tell us in 200 words how to get them. The rumor that five persons. Mrs. Lixzie Fisher- Miss Fore, Morgan Jackson, Mrs, DeClel'and and one other from Colorado Springs passed the mint examination bis set the pol iticians to going. LA JUNTA, COLO. Madam Witt of Dodge City, Kans., "as the the guest of Madam Greer during the holidays. Madam Gross and family spent the holidays here. Santa Claus descended the ladder THE STATESMAN. DENVER. COLORADO. Christmas eve. at Hubbard Chapel, and distributed many beautiful pres ents to the little ones. The adults were rememlrered also. The ladder was tastefully decorated by Mosdames Clemins and Davis. Mr and Mrs. Moore entertained a few friends at Christmas dinner. Sunday is quarterly services. Turn your ticket over to the district steward Mrs. Emma Badgelt The Glee Club has never appeared more beautiful or more attractive than it did Tuesday evening. The occasion being the annual trail, in honor of Mrs. Gross of Rocky Ford. The Christmas colors, red and green, were predominant. L’pon the walls buttg an abundance of wreaths, tied with red ribbon, California paper, holy mistletoe, and evergreen. The effect was wonderfully pretty. The two course luncheon was as faultless as the style In which It was serve' 1 , Mrs. Sims and Miss Beatrice Tyler furnished some choice selections for the occasion. There were a number of handsome gowns which harmonized with the other extravagance. Messrs Tyler, Lawson and Lenox spared no pains in making it a most delightful affair. “Forgive us our debts, as wo forgive our debtors,” was beautifully illustra ted by Rev. Solly Sunday morning. Sunday evening was watch meeting. Gran 1 Master Scott,called a special meeting of the Odd Fellows Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Bland entertained Mr and Mrs. Zuck Badgett, Mr. Bert, and Mrs. Garnett at dinner Xmas, Girl Was Embarrassed. Out in Westport live.' h girl who recently took up the fad of toilet ing cigarettes. From each of her young men friends who smoked them he wouil beg a "coffin nail” and put It In a small box she kept on her dress er. One night the preacher called The glrTs fatner was smoking hi! pipe. "You smoke, don’t you?” he assed of the minister. The latter replied In the affirmative. "I thought so.” replied the girl’s father. "I’m sorry I haven’t any cigar* to offer you. I have another pipe here—” It was at this point that the girl s little brother decided to help his father out. ’’Pop,’’ he interrupted, ’’Sis has got a hoi of cigarettes upstairs in her room. Shall 1 git ’em for you?" Although badly contused the girl managed to explain. She has slopped collecting cigarettes,—Kansas City Times, CITY NEWS. No event of the Christmas-tide was more thoroughly enjoyed than the hall which was given by the Utopia Club at Five Points hall last Friday even ing. Mrs. Eliza Dlshman acted as chaperone for the young people at the hall, and polite behavior in all re spect k characterized the young ladles and gentlemen who were fortunate enough to receive an invitation. Messrs. Jackson and Webster supplied an abundance of good music, and those who love the muse of the dance paid graceful tribute to Terpsichore. Pop ular games and a social good time were enjoyed by the young people who cared not to dance. The ladles present were radiant in beautiful gowns, which enhanced their natural These stylish cards on the best Wedding Bristol board only 35c for 50 delivered anywhere in the world. Send stamps or money. I * loveliness, and many a lad labored to plant a kiss beneath the mistletoe. Thanks arc due to the president of the club. Miss Loora Troutman, an * her faithful corps of omcers for the pleasurable success with which the occasion was crowned. The Utopians shall now and for some time to come devote their talents to tmngs literary and social. VULCAN. Mrs. Thompson, who has been spending the summer in the East, is I now visiting her daughter. Mrs. Car los Clarke. * Mrs. Ellen lialnes, 2301 Lawrence street, died Tuesday. January 2. Fu neral from Zion Baptist church Thursday Interment at Riverside cemetery under the auspices of Patton Queen Tabernacle. 529 K. & I) of Tabor. Mrs. K. K. Whitefleld, missionary of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Na tional Baptist Convention, will arrive Saturday. She will speak at Central Church Sunday morning and at Zion Church Sunday evening, under the auspices of the Ladles’ Missionary Society. At 3 p. m. Mrs. Whitefleld will speak at Bethlehem Baptist church Women’s Clubs of Slate. (Continued from first page.) work every month They will double their exhibit at the San Ptmndsro ■meeting In Denver. The Columbine Art Club Is doing much needle painting. The Twentieth Century Reading Cub will give their first toast lunch eon January 12 to celebrate their flint anniversary a* an organization. The ladles’ husbands will be guests and Mrs. Hooker T Washington will be gtv.Hl of honor. Mr.; Jennie Hurley’s elegant home will Ik? the scene of this feast.