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sv-m-m !). W Babcock and family. ;m Boil and family, Pete Van ■Mark and Pay McCoy ate Sue I j dinner with W. M. Hanking tarmly. H. K. Kern autoed to Oklahoma Saturday. The Red Cross sale at Richards Saturday was well attended, con sidering the bad weather. E. B. Clapp .drew the lucky number on the quilt. The proceeds from sale and quilt was $39.00. Homer Hancock went to Clay ton Saturday after his mother, who has been visiting her son Will and having some dental / work done. • Marjorie Berry spent the we«sk end witli Cora Hancock. The Red Cross met at the home of Mrs. W. M. Hankins and quilt ed for Mrs. F. Hankins. 0. K. Osteen has drilled 290 feet at Ben Jones' and no water yet. Mr. leenhouser’s little son is very sick, they taking him to Elkhart Wednesday to be hear a doctor. B. M. Adams, D. W. Babcock, ang W. M. Hankins made a trip to Elkhart last week. - The Red Cross will have a sale at Richards Saturday, May 25, p. in. All donations will be ap preciated. M-m-m PILOT POINT We have been having some windy weather. Jay Hargrove and family visit ed at the Johnson home the first of the week. K. I. Johnson and wife visited J. Little’s Sunday. J. J.‘Phillips and wife-took din - Some corff corhrrt& un , ih"tnit. community. Frand Swanson is still work ing on his well. _ Lake View im-m-m Fine weather and everyone is busy planting his crops. Grandma Bosley was on the sick list last week. Mr. and Mrs. York are the proud parents of a baby boy. i' mrratulatioils. jv (!. Tinkle is home for a few ,1 , v s' visit, his brotherE, G. Fin k!c' of McPherson, Kans., coin |ig with him. Roy Bosley's children have the . 'looping cough. Everyone enjoyed the last day ~t sc'iool—dinner, program, ball game .and all. ~ A mwnber from here went to Two But'ea for a picnic Sunday. Mr. War.iuan’s went to the cedars Monday." O. H. Smith add Harry Love made a trip to Springfield Mon day. _ Council Proceedings Springfield. Colo., May 15, 1918 The board of trustees of the town of Springfield, Colo., met in special session in the office of tL „. county commissioners of Ba ca county; Colo., for the special purpose of allowing bills against the tow.il which bad accumulat -4 JUr. J. C. Culp, May ' or. presiding. Aldermen pres ent; H- o. Kaiser, ft W. A. Stroud and «*♦ W* Jett * Town.clvk and attorn?* L. Doughty,‘present. Alderman W. M. Stewart and R F. Flint# absent. " , The following bills printed against town of Springfield., wei'C audited and allowed and or deied paid by warienta dra n. upon the town treasurer, out of Hi- proper funds, upon motion 0 f alderman H. C. Kaiser duly s b.v alderman W. A ,nd unanimously passed the board oi trusteed i>res.‘i.t. ns follows. ' U / West Printing Station ari i ii.. treasurer's book * y Leo liulinus, street lights monte df April 6 M [• Wilson, work on si r-ets <- M | C F (iriHit, salary as town marshal during April 90 00 ■ ' Doughty, services as lerk, K b, Mur. »50C v Jby lown clerk e foil'. ■ eg. R Vjnv.ird, abor on 6.10 treats . 1.00 ,oi »s /.nnmr Drug Coy «iab book .85 Red Cross Sale Richards, Colo. Editor Konktl:— _ There will be a Red Crbss sale i Richards Saturday, May 2 P 1918. Everybody is r .uested to bring something to 0 sold for the benefit of the grea cause. Mrs. D. W. Babcock Sec.v Wheat To Residents of Baca County, Colorado. In order that the government may be fully informed respect ing the quanity of wheat and flour in the country, and t more intelligently to regulate its use and distribution, all citizens are required to report theamoun now on hand. Those who hav not already done so will tlieri fore report to the undersigned ut the earliest possible moment the amount of Hour and wheat or hand at this time, the number i the family participating in 1 'ise, and the purpose for whir, the flour is held if not for humai food. F. L. Harris, Food Administiator for fill,"" County, Two Buttes, Colo.' L -------—, ——.... M-U-M OKLARADO Every body is busy, planting. John Harris is home from Ok lahoma, lie bought. Mr. McAr. ay’s cows. Unde Mac was un fortunate in having a runawa. team throw him from his wagon breaking lqs left leg in thri places. He is now in the hospi tal at Lamar. Eliliue McGinnis maJe a triy to the cedars Monday. Mr. Kahler, the man that Übught Jim Ward's I’ldt-c, Ini v 1 unclerSfiihG - i trr be called to Campghe last of ti montli. Sand Well ( Dave honkel has purchased half section north of him. Fred Hughes, Robert Kest' . and Grandpa Mahan made a trip to Elkhart Wednesday. , Grandma ami Grandpa Mahai have moved into their dugou down by the Sami Mill. The Kester brothers have soli their broomcorn. George Frov - nerand George Mahan took it ti Elkhart. Barney Heaney is on the way to Chicago to visit his mother. Mrs. Calhoun and Mrs. Bosley were here visiting Tuesday. Maverick Everybody planting spring crops. _ t Gating a little dry. Pasture getting good and live stock doing well. Mrs. LaMun.von of Buffalo, Okla., who was here visiting her son Jo-’s, returned home the first of the week. Mi s. LaMunyon likes the coun try Well and expects, to return and invest in some of Baca coun ty’s soil. Mackenzen is coining from the neighborhood of Rumania with a whole acoutremunt of Bowies and six-hooters to help his old chum and outlawed friend Hind enbuig drive his way throughHo the English channel. However, they'll have a few wild Bills, Kit Usrspns and Davie Crockets to reckon with before they get through Mrs. Dillard Collins, Mrs. Pat Silveg and Mrs. Jno. Butcher , over frpfn Lamport on the 17th inst. Locals Clarence Conner, Vilas, $1.50. John Minor was atLamarMon day. Bill Dorris was up from Stou ■gton Monday. W. P. Scott was down from "Jorthway Monday. W. M. Kirk was in-from Edler lie first of the week. Frank Welch and son Roy were here on the 20th Inst. Harve and Roy Haney were up from Stonington Monday. Harve Bryan and % neighbor ■ up from Rodley Tuesday. John Sedwick and wife were at Denver the first of the week. S. P. Hancock of Regnier start d in with the Herald last week. Walter Frank and Will Oakes vere up from Stonington Tues ‘lky. Tom Park, Sam Jent and Jno. 1 dd were in from Zion Satur day. • Concrete culverts are being it in in front of tbe Sunday gar me. L. M. Austin, Edler, entered ue first of the weea for a half -■die stretch. 1 All prescriptions carefully compounded—s 2 doses each mile f the journey. Cap Hagerman went to Detroit st week, and expects to come •ack in a Dodge, L. P. McKinley joined the Her ald forces for a quarter-mile stretch last week. Editor Wheeler and TlimJ Bangerter were up from the first of the week. juT ' H- K. Ellis, deputy and •A H. Jones, fieace we f J Ufa- 1 •fs% . -.0. * C. A. nd Phil Urear muse were from Ston igton Saturduf.on businese. In the Z. J. Oteen trial for divorce, the costs "yvere charged up to Z. J. and a divorce granted tn his wife. \ Geo. Lepel, Minnie ugpvl and 3enn and wife took in th^grad iation exercises Saturday —from Boston. N. Earl Taylor, the land man, can. man money on a few level sandy daims. Offices Springfield and Elkhart. c 39 — Harrison Tankersly, champion wood chopper and now champion farmer, was in from his ranch the first of the week. P. R. Murphey of Richards last week planked down a plunk and half on the paper that is making Baca famous. A small fire in the Burton res taurant Sunday was quickly ex tinguished by a quickly-gathered fire brigade. No material dam age was done. J. Vanderpcol of Carrizo we are informed sold his ranch last week to Shelden Bros, of Pride. The Vanderpools have done well here, and we presume they will simply locate somewhere else io the aounty. About three months ago Ros cqe Konkel bought a half section of land near Fieldsville. we be lieve at $lO per acre, and three weeks ago let the other fellow have it at an advance of $750 on the half section. The signifi cant part Is that it was an old timer that bought the land A hint to the wise is sufficient. Merchant Murphy, Jim Acres. J B. Adams, Jesse Turner, L. P McKinley, M. U. McClendon, J. Haney, Harve Haney, Hpnrv Morris, and other notables from tho Richards and Stonington country were here Friday in at tendance on the Osteen divorce trial, including Z. J. Osteen and wife and brother O. K. EDLER 14 - SS - «■ The store at Edler has moved into the new building. Mrs. Harvey Mason leaves for 1 Missouri Tuesday, where she will mkke'jher ffttykflT an extended visit. Wheat is looking fine in this locality, but gardens are needing rain. Miss Nellie Durham is making her home with Rev. Kirk for the present. Mr. Winters made a business trip to Springfield Friday. EAEL TAYLOB Real Estate Exchanqe Will buy and pay cash for Baca coun ty lands. Will make some choice loans on level, sandy or mixed land. Offices: SPRINGFIELD, COLO. AND ELKHART. -KANS. Now You 6an Use Golden Harvest Flour IFteOIDTJCIEID BY BACA GO. ROLLED MILS. ■ We are not offering a flour which is just as good but a flour that is actually better. To those of you who wiil faver us with a I visit we will explain the reason. - , v Try it and judge it by the w. . eating Mills are at lasf prtfdSc* ;t ing flour. J On Sale at Flint-Hagerman’s and Strouds, I THE LENT—RAYMOND WILLING CO. | The Dickey Garage Formerly the. Jones Garage The Home of the Dort Having purchased the-Jones Garage, 1 wish to solicit the continued patronage of its old patrons, and to assure the general public that the hest service will I e provided and every convenience possible arranged for their accommodation, and will appreciate your favor and patronage. Car repairing a special feature. Best mechanics on the 1 job. Oil and gas. and all repairs and accessories. Agent for (he DORT CAR One of the Bes Used cars at used prices— At all times. THE DICKEY GARAGE SPRINGFIELD COLORADO r n Tn~! hi i n |L JELLS!3 0 ! Patterson Has Them All inds For the whole County ! 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