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GRAND JUNCTION NEWS.
Mm. J. P. Watson the conference evangelist, held a number of meetings hare last week. Her special meeting for the ladies, was good, and well at tended. v Mm. F. A. Warfield of Helena, Mont., is in the city for an indefinite stay. Wash Estes is very ill at his home on Road at 3. Lottie Langdon is on the sick list. Mrs. Kate Woodard it able to be out again. Rev. Scott of Leadville. was in the city last week. J. Tvmau entertained at luncheon Tuesday evening in honor of Mrs. J. P. Watson. Mesdames Warfield, G. W. Smith, H. E. Redd, Pierson, Brant It: F. Buckner, and Rev. Redd were] guests. Mr. Tyman is t. young man. but he knows how to entertaiu the ladies. Miss Goldie Smith after a short visit with her mother an 1 brother, has returned home. The funeral of SatnLel Mines was held on '2f>lh inst., at the A . M. E. Church, under the auspices of the Masons. Rev. Redd officiated. The solos by the ladies were good. The flowers were many and beautiful. It nae the largest funeral ever had by colored people of this city. He leaves a large number of rslatii es to mourn his loss, wbieh is heaven's gain, as he was a Christian. The church is progressing nicely The people seem to be stirred from the very depths. There has been nine additions lately. It is undergoing a 11»W coat of paint, new paper and the ladies are to give a new carpet Itefore quarterly meeting, llev. Redd is the right mnn in the right place. J. Hines has moved to his new home on Road ave. Mrs. Lottie Scott has completed l nice four room modern house. J. M. Price is huilding a house on his lots north of the city. The ladies of the church are pre paring to havo a mask Easter enter tainment on Monday night following Easter Sunday. Mr. Davis of Denver, is n the city. Mr Russell is a new ari ival in tLe city. Mr. Patterson who has jeen ill, is out again. Wardron R. Redd is taking a course of telegraphy from The International Correspondent School of Penn Miss Millie Hines is home from San Diego, Calif. THE THEATER. An actor Is » public Inrtructor,— Eurlpldoa. The theater Is a mirror of life — Sophocles. THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO. LA JUNTA, COLO. Rev. Solly preached a great sermon Sunday morning. The church and Sunday School are doing nicely. The Household of Ruth No. 2555, met Monday night, and had one of the most glorious meetings that have ever been held since the lodge has been established in this city. The Literary society is progressing nicely. The debate last Thursday evening between La Juuta and Rocky Ford. “Resolved That the Statesman Is More Beneficial to the Country Than the Warrior," was of great inter est. Affirmative, Mr. Gross, Miss Davis and Mrs. Rucker of Rockj Ford, and Mr. Knight, Miss Jefferson and Tyler of La Junta. The decision favored La Junta by one point. Mrs. Robert Worthy is quite ill. Little Arthur Green has a severe case of tonsillitis. Mrs. Wilferd Davis left Wednes day for Colorado Springs to join her husband. They will make that their home. Mrs. Harris of Rocky Ford, visited Mrs. Scott last week. Mrs. Zsck Badgett is suffering with rheumatism. James Scott who received injuries from a fall, is out again. Mrs. Scott entertained Mesdames H. M«>ore and Fowler, and Rev.Solly. Mrs. Willis is the guest of Mrs. Wm. Love Miss Ellis is very ill. Paid the Wrong Man. A builder In Penns) lvanis. having heard that the men did not start work at the proper tine, thought he would drop down about f. 3" one morning and see. Going up the >ard he caught sight of a Joiner standing smoking, with his kit not even opened. Simply asking his name, which ho found to he Jake Robertson, he called him into the office, and handing hm. f<*•»r dt)s‘ pay told him to leave at ouce. After having mn the man clear of the yard he went up to the foreman, and told him he had made an examplo of Jake Robert • n by ta>ing him off for not starting to work at the proper hour. “Jumping Jupiter, sir!" ejaculated the foreman, "(hat cl. ip was only look ing for a Job.'* Most Curious Vegetable. The most curious vegetable in the world la tho truffle, since It has neither roots stem, flowers, leaves nor seeds. In some parts dogs and pigs are trained to dig for it, the Animals being guided by their sense of smell. Woman’s Work is Never Done. When a woman says she has been working hard It Is n sign that she has been out calling all day; nud when she says she has had a quiet restful day at home, she has been making Clothes for the children—New York Press Denver Professionals The Statesman takes pleasure in introducing the following colored professionals and recommends them as competent in their lines. Show yourself a race lover by patronizing them. Bf a booster. TOOK THE SECOND THINK. Secretary Morion’s Idea of New land Conservatism. Prof. Yamashlta, who is negotiating with Secretary Morton for a place as Instructor of Jiu-jitsu at Annapolis, is a mild eyed little man who apparently knows the Jiu jilsu game backward. He was at the white bouse a few days ago talking to the president, who has had a few lessons In tho art of how to break the neck of your opponent without ruffling your hair or soiling your collar. Secre’ary Morton was there, too. Morton Is more than 6 feet tall, with shoulders a yard across Prof Yamaahita picked Morton as a lay figure for some experiments. He toyed with the big secretary as if he had been a child. Senator was thare He saw with amazement the way the little Japanese flung Morton around the room >fter the exhibition was over he went to Morton and said: “Do you know. Morton. 1 was thinking of com ing to your assistance." Indeed! ' Morton replied aa he ad Justed his disarranged clothing “But as you are a conservative New Erg land statesman you took another think ’ Washington Correspondence New York World. HE MILKED A COW. Political Speaker* Triumph Over Skeptical Listener. John Barrett. United States minis ter to Panama, who has been minis ter to Siam and Argentina and com missioner general for the Purchase exposition, had a unique ex perience during the late political cam palgn. While speaking in a new Eng land town he made the assertion that he knew well what it was to work on a (arm. A young farmer in the crowd, made skeptical by the speakers faultless Prince Albert coat, immaculate shirt front, pale-gray trousers and shining tie. shouted out: You work on a farm? Bet yer never milked a cow in your life." "I take your bet." said Barrett; “I. mill put up >100 against the same amount that I can milk a cow faster than you can." ThiB dare was accepted The Dem oersts raised a purse of $1‘>0 to match Barrett's $100 bill. Two cows were brought around. At the cry of "Ready! Go!" the milk rattled into the bottom of the pails, and Parrel's pail was full first, the meeting winding up In a blaze of glory. Information for Jerome Jones. A carriage driver was taking Mr and Mrs Jerome Jones through Con tral park. New York city, pointing out the features, and finally drove up tc the Art Museum, when Mr. Jones, tc test his descriptive powers, asked him to explain about the Egyptiai obelisk, when the garrulous Hlbern Ian said. "That. sor. !• Cleopatrick'i Needle."—Rxcfcanf* JOS. H. STUART Lawyer, Practises in All Courts. Office 329 Kittredge Bldg Cor. 16th and Glenarm. Rex. 2227 Lincoln Are. I’hoce Olire 294 Examining abstract* of title, and drawing up legal docu ment* given careful attention Dr. E. L. FAULKNER, PHYSICIAN ANO SUNGCON (ItolOi. ■. Hum jltolp. b. ( 7 to I p. m.! . \lolo 11 • IT. Sontiaj. j * u. S p. m. 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