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The Delta independent. [volume] (Delta, Colo.) 1886-19??, November 02, 1923, Image 3

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Mrs. Jnm Pratt was very sick tbs
first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Den Bests and some
of the little ones motored out from
Cfcnawford on Sunday and visited in
the Sipma home.
Mr. A. B. Critchlow went to Grand
Junction last week and bought two
carloads of weaner calves which he
will feed until stock dhow time and
then ship to Denver to the market.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Guild left by
auto on Monday for Denver where
they expect to visit two weeks with
Orlo’s father, W. D. Guold, and other
£3 wood Reeder drove ome cattle to
FREE—With each can Royal Baking
Powder—One little ginger-bread man book
For your salads, try a can Tiny
Petit Pois Peas
10c big Chief Tablets 2 for 15c
Lead Pencils lc each; 2 for 5c
Glace Cherries 5c oz.
Citron 5c oz.
One-half Pound Walnut Meats 45c
Folger’s Golden Gate Coffee
1 lb. 50c; 2 lbs. 95c; 5 lbs. $2.35
Breakfast Call Coffee 1 lb. 40c; 3 lbs. $1.15
A Good Peaberry 35c; 3 lbs. for $l.OO
Life Buoy Soap 3 bars 25c
White Fish 15c lb.
Flour 100 pounds $3.00
Sugar 100 pounds for $10.95
Sugar 50 pounds for $5.50
Fort Orange Toilet Paper—
-1000 sheets .2 for 25c
Pure food Grocery
316 Main St. Both Phones We Deliver
IN 1924 |
Our 1924 contracts are in the hands of the fieldmen
and we want to determine our next season’s acreage as early
as possible. Wo will appreciate your co-operation in getting
our contracts signed.
We arc offering the same contract as last year, on
which we were able to pay $10.55 for beets grown in 1922.
(Other beet growing sections have been anxious to get the
contract you already have).
Under this contract beets are the nearest a sure thing
of any crop you can grow and the prospects for the next few
years are excellent for beet growers. The price of sugar is
$1.60 per hundred higher in San Francisco than it was one
year ago.
October 26, 1922, San Francisco price $7.20.
October 30, 1923, San Francisco price $B.BO.
Commence to get ready now.
Select your ground.
Sign your eontrnct.
Fall plow as much as possible and use all the fertilizer
you can get.
Wo have the soil and climate. Why not make this the
banner beet section of the country.
Holly Sugar Corporation
N. W. Draper, Mgr.
Paonla for Will Roe on Saturday, re
turning borne Sunday. The cattle
were acrid a few days previous to Joe
Palmer who lives near Somerset.
Eld Te Grothenhnis came up from
Hotchkiss on Tueeday to repair the
big siphon belonging to the Fruitland
Irrigation company. His wife ac
companied him and was a guest in
the Glen Davis Home.
Frank Ayer and Robley Mead, two
of the cabinet members of our Bp
worth League, solicited the Mesa last
Friday for donations of apples, canned
fruit, etc., which will be sent to the
Bethel hospital at Colorado Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Lofton and
family moved from here to the Burd
ick mine above Hotchkiss last week,
where Mr. Lofton has employment.
Joe Lofton, brother of Russel, went to
the mine on Monday where he . also
has employment.
Word was received here recently of
the marriage in Denver on October
10th of Mise Lillie Te Belie and Mr.
Sherman Neil son. Mrs. Neilson is a
charming and talented young woman,
a graduate of the Hotchkiss High
school. She attended the Western
State college two terms and last wint
er taught the Fruitland Mesa school.
Mr. Neiison is a fine young man who
has made his home in Gunnison the
past few years. We join their many
friends in extending heartiest con
gratulations and best wishes for a
long and happy married life.
Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Bailey were
shopping in Delta Tuesday.
Mrs. T. F Wijjw and son James re
turned home from Delta Saturday.
Mrs. John MilleT, Rogers Mesa,
spent Sunday with Mrs. Ivan Smith.
Alexander Harvison expects to leave
soon for Denver to spend the winter.
Clark Kramer of Thompson, Utah,
visited his cousin, Mrs. Wm. Weaver,
last week.
John Baldwin from California has
been visiting his brother, William
Little Elizabeth Miller spent several
days this week wltr her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Will Miller.
Mrs. Morris, who has been visiting
bar sister, Mrs. Westwood, left Sun
day for her home in Oklahoma.
The Kathman family, who have
been working in the apples for Boyd
Fergus, moved to Delta Wednesday.
B. R. Coffey and family left Tues
day for California They are motor
ing through and expect to spend the
Mrs. W. A. Wood is here from
Wyoming, visiting Mrs. Carlin Aufcer
man. Mrs. Wood, who was formerly
Miss Blanche Daggett, has many
friends here.
Miss Blanche Baldwin and mother
went to Montrose Sunday where Miss
Blanche expects to undergo an op
eration for appendicitis.
Mrs. Leslie Hammond underwent an
operation at the Cortez hospital last
Saturday. Mrs. Hammond was for
merly Miss Maude Runnoe.
Dr. B. F. Burnett and wife of Pu
eblo. have been visiting the Wey
rauch and Weaver families. Mrs.
Weaver was a school-mate of Mrs.
Weyrauch and Wm. Weaver at Ouray.
Forty thousand persons climbed
Bunker Hill Monument during the
past year, and probably 39,000 had
aching leg muscles when they reached
the top.
Miss Clara Scott was a Delta visitor
Clyde Jackisch made a business trip
to Denver last week.
Mrs. Fred Frank, who has been very
ill, is much improved.
Jim McHugh went to Denver on
business the forepart of the week.
Mrs. J. W. Hill, who has been very
low, is improving though her condition
is still considered serious.
Mrs. B. F. Elhart entertained the
teachers from Mrs. Tmmert's inform
ally one evening last week.
The Elhart family enjoyed a day’s
outing at Crawford Sunday. Miss
Millie Bel mire accompanied them.
Mrs. Lennox, who has been suffer
ing for several weeks from a sprained
ankle, is able to be about as usual.
Rev. Chollar of the Adventist
church spent the latter part of the
week at Grand Junction on business.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Foster were
Delta visitors Saturday, where Mrs.
Foster is receiving medical treatment.
Some of oui young people attended
the Sugar Factory Workers’ dance at
Delta. They report the usual good
The Community and Baptist church
es are planning a series of Union Re
vival meetings to be held in the near
The W. S. Girardet property is for
sale. Mr. and Mrs. Girardet wish to
move to Montana where they have
Mies Anna King, who has been visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Geo. Hall, the past
month, returned Sunday to her home
at Denver.
Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Brown are here
from Athleboro, Massachusets, have
rented the Dyer home and will re
main for the winter.
Mrs. John Beeson, Sr., is reported
seriously ill, the children living at a
distance, having been sent for. Her
condition appears a little more hope
ful today.
The Cedaredge hotel has been
leased to Alex Ringhoffer, who took
charge Monday of last week. The
business will be managed by Mrs.
Cedaredge is to have a second shoe
repair shop as Mr. W. M. Stevens of
Norwood expects to open an estab
lishment in the Rowbotham building
on main street the first of next week.
Miss Evelyn Nutter of Delta was
in town Friday, taking orders for a
beautiful story edition of Shakes
peare’s plays, edited especially to
suit the needs of grade children, and
was successful in securing a number
of orders.
The Gunnison football eleven were
over for a game with the home team
Saturday, and succeeded in winning
an easy victory. It’s an old saying
that "By our failures, we learn,’’ and
the game showed up one or two weak
nesses. which they expect to remedy
members of the Delta O.E.S.
enjoyed the Hallowe’en party at the
Lodge’s rooms Monday evening. Those
In attendance from Cedaredge were:
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Graff. Mr. and Mrs.
B. F .Hirt, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Stewart,
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Elhart and Mts.
J K. Grant.
The Goo. Dyer family are moving to
Delta for the winter in order that
they may be near Mr. Dyer’s work,
and that Marion may attend school
without being separated from the
family. Their many friends hop* to
see them back next summer, as they
will be much missed.
Miss Figgins has resigned her posi
tion as teacher of the Fourth Grade,
her work being taken by Mrs. R. J.
Montgomery. Mrs. Montgomery
taught the Sixth Grade last year, so
is well known to the pupils and the
school people. We understand Miss
Figgins resigned to accept a similar
position nearer home.
Walter January is again at home
after spending much of the summer
at hhi sheep camp in the country
above Ouray, and is already at work
with the “making" of an excellent
band for Armistice Day. Cedaredge
may not have the biggest celebration
on the Western Slope, but its cer
tainly going to have one of the best.
Come and be convinced.
The teachers and school officials
attended an educational meeting in
Eckert Saturday night, the subject un
der discussion being school surveys
and the Consolidated school, with
reference to the Surface Creey
country. Their published program
promised a splendid meeting, inter
esting even to the general Public.
The Woman's el'-.b met with Mrs.
Geo. Hall last week with a splendid
attendance despite the rainy weather.
Following the Tegular business meet
ing, the Btudy of Alaska was con
tinued. Mrs. Bolton told of the "Min
eral Resources" and methods of de
velopment., following which Mrs.
Ratekln read an Interesting paper on
"Animal Life.”
Jimmie Vanaken entertained a
number of youthful friends at a Hal
lowe’en Tuesday evening, after
school. Some twenty youngsters
gathered at his home and enjoyed a
two hour romp, followed by a moat
appetising hot supper eaten in the
open edr. It la hardly necessary to
add that they had a royal good time
and home-going time came too quickly
tor moat of them.
They Are on Their Way.
A card received from Mrs. P. C.
Newman, who with her family and
others, left here last week, bound for
California, was mailed enroute. The
message says in part: “We are like
the bear that went over the mount
ains; we are going to see what we can
see. So far it has been rough, dusty
roads. We have had a very good trip.
Our next town is Barstow, Cali
+ Any voter who is registered ♦
♦ and has changed his address or ♦
♦ moved from the Precinct in which ♦
♦ he is registered to another Pre- ♦
♦ cinct, must appear before the ♦
♦ City Clerk at any time within ♦
♦ five days prior to election and ♦
+ have the change of address made ♦
+ upon the Register. ♦
♦ Failure to attend to this may ♦
♦ result in the loss of a vote. ♦
+ N. J. BRADLEY, City Clerk. ♦
Harness, Saddles and Tires
Delta Representative of the Famous Hyer &
Son’s Cowboy Boots.. Boot, Shoe Repairing.
Trunks, Canvas Goods and Gloves
Hood and Ajax Tires. Call and See Us.
the average family buy® a really
good range.
Among the “really good ranges,” W
as flth everything else, there is one
that towers above the rest;
scientifically built to give years of
additional service; one with a |r" •/-
finer finish that makes cleaning it /; ar-'.fl
a pleasure. That one is the best —
that the Copper-Clad. Made
in four beautiful finishes —Gun *
Metal Blue —White, Blue or Gray
Porcelain Enamel. . O. Jlll I
We sell ’em. Come in and let us
There is no better lumber in this neck o’ th’ woods
than ours. It is quality through and through, from the
top of the stock to the bottom, and every board of it will
give its full length of service.
Everything you need for remodeling or repair work
can be had from our wonderfully complete stock of build
ing materials.
You’ll like our careful, courteous service.
Grand Mesa Lumber Co.
Delta, Colorado
It Is Not Difficult
to keep the family in good humor if you
have good, wholesome things to eat.
You can select a delightful lot of
good things here.
The QUALITY makes
them a pleasure.
Our prices make them an Economy
Delta Cash Grocery
A. FROST, Sr., Prop.
Pea Green Notes
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bettis are the
proud parents of a baby girl born on
The Box Supper held at Pea Green
was well attended. There was a nice
program and the boxes brought a fair
Miss Berth Fhiell and Miss (Laura
Stevens left for their homee in Wich
ita, Kansas, last week. They have
been visiting relatives on the mesa.
The next meeting of the club will
be at Mrs. Russel Dunn’s. The last
meeting was postponed and was held
at Mrs. King Banks on account of the
Mr. Golightly received a message
from Texas Wednesday stating the
death of his wife. He and his daugh
ter, Mrs. Herrin, left ior that point

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