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Cheyenne Wells, Colo. C. T. BOOERT, Owner and Publisher . 'O'&M.OG'B.ft.TIC tHEHEffi COMO EUnDRlfiLlSfCIiaii^ Published every Thursday in Cheyenne Well*, Cheyenne county Colorado, and entered at the posiofTicc os second clans tnuil matter, April 3,1912 under the Act of March 3, 1819. Subscription One Dollar per Year ADVERTISING BATES \ Display advertising 10c per inch each insertion: locals 5c per line each naertion The Ladies Aid society will be entertained by Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Boyd on'Thursday April 13 at the residense of Mrs. Thomas Advertised Letters. The following letters remain n the Cheyenne Wells post office uncalled for. Wesley B. Wells. U. J. Zamrl. J. J. McKinstry. Vincento Santillo. Cheyenne Co. Developing Co. Mrs. Ella Burns. In calling for the above please say advertised. S. W. Baber, p. m. Would it not be a good idea for our citizens to begin to think about installing an electric light plant in our town and owned by the City. Lets get up out of the rut, people are begining to look this way and why not show them that we are still on the map and that we are wide awake citizens. ROLL OF HONOR The following parties have re newed their subsriptions to the Record since our last issue: V. T. Robinson Mar.. 30-17 Henry Smith Apr., 15-16 W. D. Farrell Aug., 1-16 W. W. Thomas Apr., 1-16 Word was ieeeived here Mon day that Fred Paulson had died at Denver Sunday evening at 6:30 P. M. He underwent an operation for appendicitis and gall stones, and his constitution j was not throng enough to pull <! him through, having waited to long before having the operation performed. He leaves a wife) and a host of friends to mourn his loss. The sympathy of this ; community goes out to the be reaved ones in their hour of sor sow. Later—The remains were brought to Cheyenne Wells, and interred in the Cheyenne Wells Cemetery Wednesday April 5th 1916 at 3, p. m. A Business Change Last week a change was made at the Royal Restaurant. Mr. and Mrs. Price Davis soiling to Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Dutton who took charge immediately. Mr. and Mrs. Davis have made num ber one people for that place, but owing to failing health they were compelled to quit. They made a host of friends while in there, who will miss them, but we think that Mr. and Mrs. Dut ton will also make many friends and will treat you right so give them a trial and be convinced. Notice of Stockholders Meeting. Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, March 20, 1916. Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the Stock holders of the Cheyenne County- Fair Association will be held at the Court House in the town of Cheyenne Wells, on Tuesday, April 11th. 1916, at 2 o’clock p m Ail stockholders and others inter ested in said Association are ur gently requested to be present, business of the utmost impor ance to be transacted. J. W. Adams. Pres. Chaa. C. Turner, Sec. 52 3t j CONTEST MEETING The County Contest of Arith metic and Spelling to he held in Cheyenne Wells, April, 15, 1916. PROGRAM Music Mandolin Club Rec. Gertrude Plessinger Spelling Contest Piano Solo Arithmetic Contest . Music Orchestra Rules Governing the Arith metic anc! Spelling Contest Each grade will pass to the' board and contest ssperately. All four problems will be given out, then, at a given signal all will begin work. The instant a child has finished he shall face about and say “Finished.” The first to finish will receive 10 per cent for speed, the next 9 per cent and etc. The eleventh shall recieve naught for speed and the twelfth "minus one” etc. In grading for aeeuracy, dollar signs and decimal points will be counted the same as figures. Accuracy will count 90 per cent. If there are 30 figures, dollar signs and decimal points in the four answers then each mistake will count off 3 per cent. Then if a third one finished gets two figures wrong he would receive 84 per cent for accuracy and 8 per cent for speed, making his total grade 92 per cent. Fifth Grade Addition—Five numbers of not more than four figures each. Subtraction—Numbers of not more than five figures each. Multiplication — Multiplicand to consist of not more than four figures. Multiplier to consist of not more than two figures. Division—Dividend to consist of not more than four figures. Divisor to consist of not more | than two figures. Sixth Grade Addition—Five numbers of not more than five figures each. Subtraction —Numbers of not more than six figures each. Multiplication—Multiplicand to consist of not more than five fig ures. Multiplier to consist of not more than three fignres. Division—Dividend to consist of not more than four figures. Divisor to consist of not more than three figures. Seventh Grdae Addition—Six numbers of not more than six figures each. Subtraction—Numbers of not more than seven figures each. Multiplication-- Multiplicand to consist of not more, than six fig ures. Multiplier to consist of not! more than four figures. Division-Dividend to consist of not more than five figures, Divisor to consist of not more than four figures. Eighth Grade Addition—Any number of numbers of ar.y size. Subtraction -Numbers of any Multiplication—Multiplicand to consist of not more than seven figures. Multiplier to consist ol'| not more than five figures. Division—Dividend to consist of not more than seven figures. Divisor to consist of net more than five figures. SPELLING All pupils from the fifth to eighth grades regularly attending the public schools during the year 1915—1916 shall he eligible to enter the contest. The county ! contest shall be oral. The test | shall be to spell words correctly. No requirement will he made for the analaysis, definition or use of words in sentences. Should there be a tie, twenty five words more difficult will be pronounced. ‘ Competent and disinterested persons will be ; chosen to pronounce words for the contest. A complete list of contestants should be in the hands of the County Superin ; tendent on or before April, 10th. ! FOR SALE—A good second hand organ. Inquire at this offiice. THE CHEYENNE RECORD. Lutheran services will be held at the Bleifield home Sunday April 9th at 10:30 a. m and in the Sherman school house at 2;30. It started to snow Wednesday evening and by Thursday morn ing it was eight inches on the I bis snow is worth many million dollars to the farmers of this county, as it was a terrible wet snow, and will penetrate into the ground. It is still snowing as we we go to press. ARAPAHOE Crowded out last week. Miss Efiie Walker visited at the Kibbee home last week and at tended the dance in the Konecne neighborhood on Friday evening. Harold Miller lost no time in establishing a home in sunny Colorado after purchasing land here. Mr. Miller came Ottawa, Kansas, and purchased a relinquishment, returning to his former home and immediately disposing pf his interests at that place. He returned to Cheyenne County to live, shortly after. Miss Tereas Culham who is homesteading here has arrived and established a home south of Arapahoe. Miss Culham is pleased with the prospects here and especially with the fine piece of land which she was so fortu nate to obtain. Mrs. John Wyant has been on the sick list this week. Mrs. Walker is spending the week with her daughter, Mrs. Fernie Bidinger. Mrs. George Abernathy and children who have been visiting friends and relatives in the Ara pahoe country, have returned to their home at Arena. March so far has been a very pleasant month with the except ion of a few windy days. Alton Ingram of Brandon was in Cheyenne Wells on business last Tuesday and visited with some Arapahoe friends by phone Mr. Ingram is an accomplished musician and the kind of a young man which any community should be proud to claim. School is progressing nicely in our little town under the very j capable management of Mr. j Oglesby. Pupils seem to be in- 1 tensely interested in their work j which is the exception rather than the rule at this season of the year. Everybody is farming. There aie hundreds of young chix in this part of the country which means early fries. Sec our preacher smiie. W. W. and Bert Howard re- 1 ceived two car loads of cattle the first of the week. Among others who have purchased stock this spring are Florence Snyder, Jas. Shaffer, Wm Owen, John Owen, Albert Tuxhorn, D. T. Holly wood, John Gallagher, Lester Be-c-ridge and many others whose names we are unable to ! obtain. Tills surely speaks well I for a r.ew conn try. The sunrise end of Cheyenne; County seein-j to hold her own interests for land seekers, as many inquiries are being received by the Real Estate Office from prominent individuals as well as . corporations concerning condi tions here. A large number of prospective buyers have agreed to visit tins charming region as | soon as crops are in evidence. ! Now is the time to do your best and again that SSO crops will gro-.v on sls land. Many home irrigation plants are estab lished throughout the country but the majority of farmers pre fer to rely upon the precipitation so kindly and generously provid ied by nature and are winning out along that line. The wheat is showing up nicely in the Ara pahoe country. Many thousands of acres are under-going prepar ations for the planting of small pains. We have good fenners here and they get results. STOCK BRANDS Parties seeing* stray stock with any of the following brands. Please notify the party to whom the brand belongs. hVj H. E. Robertson B 9 Cheyenne Wells, 138 Colorado jjljjjjj Geo, Marolf Cheyenne Wells, SE2 James McElroy ■j l i Cheyenne Wells, feltl Colorado : Horses left shoulder ( altleleft ' C. J Mitchek, fjffl side, i Chenenne WellsKaß Colo gsa Herman Dclaplain, Cheyenne Wells, Colo. H. A. Richardson Cayenne Wells, Colo j |jjjj J. A. West, Cheyenne Wells, i Herman Beek • |yj Cheyenne Wells, Colo M. Lepilian jßf Cheyenne Wells, Colo B. D. Piatt Arapahoe, Colo, g J S Baber Cheyenne Wells faggjSsl fSSS I J ‘ 1L Groff EJJ Cheyenne Wells mg J G. W. Simpson Cheyenne Wells ! Huron Brothers Cheyenne Wells ! M J auies Jolinson Bl Cheyenne Wells BfflW Wm. Wolf Cheyenne Wells Geo. Jennings Cheyenne Wells, Colo. J A Denly Cheyenne Wells, Colo S Henry Hink Cheyenne Wells, Colo Bert Loper, Cheyenne Wells, Colo D T Hollywood Arapahoe, Colo ! C. T. Pfost Arapahoe P&ja Fred Paulson 1 Bfjj Arapahoe, Colo J. L. Ambrosicr Arapahoe W. S. Ayars Arapahoe, Colo. L. T. Waltman, Arapahoe. Li. L. Wiedinan, Arapahoe, Colo. BSfl Jesse Dunton, Arapahoe, Colo Clarence An ten Colo gfofrjgjU J II Bidinger. Arapahoe Colo Patrick |[§| Fitzirerald Pr* 1 Brandon ggg Colorado. .1. B. Hassm.ii First View, Colo. ftT~ *>2} Tostea Durby, Oriska, Colo • . _ | ( W Sweitzor, Mads. Colo 1 ?-v£3 W O McKeever, Eads, Colo IMEIftiOME iS> Tn i 'I r\ B%* %.i-j wife NO OTHER LIKE IT. no other as good Purcka-e the “NEW HOME** and you will hare a life a»«et at Ihe price you pay. The elimination of repair e*pcn«e by *uperiec work manship and bcM »f material insures. • lifc-lonc ncrvice at min'.mum co»t WARRANTED FOR ALL TIME. Tn«i«t on harms the “NEW 'dOME". It ia t known the world over for Auperior *ewin« Quali ticL Not «>>ld under any other name. i THE lEW HOME SEWN6MAMIE CO., OftANOC, MAtMCNVMm. r AAT. F\ "SATyeii)t j [ LUMBER COMPANY \ ► Some farmers are wise They know that every new improvement in J ► machinery or implements makes easier work, less outlay for labor, n and greater profits. Wo carry a full line of 44j ► Listers, Harrows, Cultivators, Flexible* ► Harrows, Corn Binders, Grain Binders,* ► Wagons, Etc. < t 2 t When yon want a bill of 3 [ LUMBER | ► < & Do not fail to see me as I carry a full line of 2 ► Building Material, such as Lumber, Lath, Ce=* £ ment, Wire, Posts, Etc. ► < t ARAPAHOE, COLORADO. < ► * TaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAaJ «»—— —„ | I IiIHIIII ■ffa Undertaking and Embalming i I carry a complete line of Undertaking goods and * Funeral Supplies. A licensed cmbalmer and all * of the most modern equipment for taking care of | and directing funerals, see to the securing of pall bearers, preparing grave, furnishing steel vault if desired. Phone 20. • J. N. Hollenbaugh Cheyenne Wells : <S%m*c6 ; jj THE UNIVERSAL. CAS? ! i | 308,213 Ford cars were sold last year. 3 “The Universal Car.” Your necessity. | S Thty serve everybody, please everybody, B jr 1 | save money for everybody by reliable * service, economical operation and main tenance. Why experiment? Watch | j the Fords go by! Talk with the owners [ ; of Ford cars. Investigate for yourself. I',-! ■, 'J Price is within reach of everybody'. 1] Runabout $380; Touring Car $440; « j Town Car $640, f. o. b. Detroit, jj j i Why pay more? On sale at • ; Overland Garage li ; I-lollenbaugh and Co., Props. : j* i i Cheyenne Vv'ells, Colored a. j i ! j j j j T •T. , u»Ks«^wwgaz3Paaa? | '‘'sir »w ■mu’^LUictgL-' pa-ncaLBMMMiM "Mr ———BP I Forkers Drug Store j I I Geo. Forker. Prop | jr OHEYF, N N K W ELLS, COLORADO I handle a complete line of drugs and medi ’ * cines, also Sta:ioncry and Toilet articles that are up to the standard Prescriptions a Specialty WE also handle a complete line oi School supplies such as pencils, pens, tablets, rulers, also a fine line of Jewelry.