■Harness Races, Horse Races, Ball Gaines, Boxing, Merry-go-rounds, Cheyenne County Fair, September 20-2
CHEYENNE WELLS RECORD
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CARROLL BROWN, CASHIER
There Is No Luck In
Taking A Chance
T£ YOU WISH to have money ahead with which
to do things, don’t wait for something to
happen to make you rich. It’s too long a chance, and
it doesn’t pay to wait.
The luck that comes to successful men is the result
of their own efforts. They advanced steadily in money
matters through thrift You can follow the same plan
Start an account for yourself. It’s the one sure way
-<ss=- Capital and Surplus $27,5000
louring Fair Weej^
✓ \ The public is cordi
/ \ ally invited to our
S m store where we will
be pleased to show
you the many bar
gains we have to offer.
Make, our store your headquarters
We Welcome Our Visitors to This City
VALORE HDW. CO
f’HEYENNE WELLS, - - - COLORADO
Coal - Lumber
We Are Headquarters For the Famous
Moffatt and Harris ,
Routt County Coal
We cheerfully furnish estimates on all bill of lumber.
Price in line with quality
Paint Your Buildings With Mountain & Plain
' Guaranteed Paints
The Cheyenne County Lumberman
Office phone 29 Residence phone 17
John Pauls is working for Ed.
Joe Dwyer was a home visitor
The Patterson family.spent
lunday at Harta.
Floyd Hutchinson still confin
es on the sick list.
J. L Mousel’s ate Sunday din
er at Grover Calverts.
The G. H. Woodrow and O. B.
'ry families were callers at the
CHEYENNE WELLS, CHEYENNE COUNTY, COLORADO, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. 1921
Floyd Hutchinson home Sunday.
S. M. Lennox spent Sunday at
the hospital with his wife.
Ollie Williamson and daughter
were at First View Saturday.
Everyone is planning on at
tending the big fair this week.
W. J. Bellfry made his usual
trip to Golden Valley on Sunday
Mesdames T. M. Dwyer and'
Joe Dwyer, visited Cheyenne
Wells on Saturday.
Edwin Jordan returned from
Nebraska last week. He has
purchased a tractor.
Sunday nights rain was worth
millions to the wheat that has
just been sowed here.
Mr. Olen German returned to
Nebraska last week having finish
ed up his seeding and threshing
Messers Peter and John Halde,
j lid Craine and Roy Derry, tran
' sacted business at the county
i seat on Saturday.
! Some of the same brand of
skunks that are bo'hetirg the
I Sharon Springs watermelon fields
visited the J. L. Mouse) patch
last week. But for a fire in the
neighborhood they would have
got their just deserts, as the men
had started for the patch with
loaded guns when the fire was
discovered. So if you want any
melons you had better go to the
house first hereafter. Joe does
not object to feeding a fellow on
melons, but the distruction of
vines and green melons are un
Last Thursday about noon in
the neighborhood of about twen
ty-five automobile loads of Colo
rado Springs business men rolled
into our city on a "good will”
tour of Eastern Colorado. They
were given a very cordial recep-_
i tion by the citizens of Chey
| enne Wells. Mayor J. E. Hayes,
made a short address of welcome j
to the boosters which was well |
received. Chairman J. W. Shy, j
of the Board of County Commis-'
sioners, was also on the job and
addressed the visitors after which j
he handed them the key to the
county. A number of vocal i
selections from the boosters en-|
tertained the crowd after which
the meeting closed and the visit
ors called upon business men of
the town “just to get acquaint
ed” as was the object of the trip.
They were a lively bunch in a
live town, and expressed them
selves as being greatly pleased
with their journey thus far.
On Monday evening there took
place the wedding nuptials of
Lester Ross Arnett, one of the
prominent young farmers of
Arapahoe, and Miss Mable Mollie
Kiliion of Arapahoe and one of
the most esteemaide young ladies
of that vicinity. \Rev.y M. P.
Dixon saying the mVstic words
that made them one. yrhe wed
ding took place at tne M. E.
church parsonage of /hia city in
the presence of a ten immediate
friends. Mr. and'’Mrs. Arnett
will make their future home on
the farm near Arapahoe. The
young couple have the best wish
es of their many friends for a
long and happy life.
J. S. Abernathy, of Arapahoe,
was a social caller here on Fri
day morning. Mr. Abernathy,
had just returned from Denver
where he had been for the past
two having had an oper
ation performed on his left eye.
A couple of months ago he had
an operation performed on his
right eye which was so success
ful that he decided to try the
other eye this time. Until these
operations, Mr. A., ha 3 been
practically a blind man for the
past two years, but today he is a
happy man, for he has the sight
of the right eye again and a very
good chance for the recovery of
the other. Good luck to you Mr.
Abernathy, is our wishes.
There will be Luthern church
services at the Cheyenne Wells
school house on Sunday morning,
September 241 h, at 10:80, every
body invited. I
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado,
September 6th, 1921.
Board of County Commissioners of
Cheyenne County, Colorado, met as
I>er adjournment with the following
members present:—J. W. Shy, Cl'iair
man, A. 1. Johnson, Vice-Chairman,
Walter Ramsay, Commissioner.
Minutes of previous meeting read
and approved. Mr. A. E. Howell, of
Arapahoe, appeared before the Board
with a report that a man by the name
of Nils A. Anderson, living thirteen
miles southeast of Arapahoe, on what
iq known as the Olmstead farm, was
very sick and in rather destitute cir
cumstances on account of having a
large family and being unable to work
and support them, should be entitled
to aid from the county. Therefore
following resolution was offered and
WHEREAS, The County Physician
having investigated the condition of
the disease, and otherwise confirming
the report of Mr. Howell,
BE IT RESOLVED, that the County
Clerk be hereby instructed to call upon
the said Anderson family, and ascer
tain thei. needs, and to see that they
are supp led with groceries and fuel.
The monthly report‘of the County
Sheriff for the month of August was
audited and approved.
Tlie balance of the.day waa spent in
attending to various matters of cor
WHEREUPON, adjournment t was
taken until .aiae o’clock A. M. Sept.
7th, 1921. Attest: E. H. Akerly, Oik.
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado,
September 7th, 1921.
Board of County Commissioners
met persuaut to adjournment with all
| Road Viewers report oh the petition
of J. S. Adams and others, was pre
sented, examined and ordered return
ed to the viewers for correction, as
the cost of opening is not sufficient to
oovcr the probably cost of the changes
of routing recommended by the view
Road petitions of Chas. Cloutman
and others was presented and laid
over for investigation.
Tax refund pepitlons of George
Wortman and V. H. Johnson having
been returned approved by the Colo
rado Tax Commission warrants were
drawn in payment thereof as herein
Mr. Chas. Roach of the Denver
Steel & Iron works, betng present, the
Board and Mr. Roach drove to a pro
posed bridge site about seven miles
north of First View to secure an esti
mate of the cost of a single span steel
The following claims against the
County were audited and warrants
issued in payment thereof
ORDINARY REVENUE FUND
Walter Ramsay, Commission
ers salary for August 9 57 80
A. I. Johnson, Commissioners
salary and expenses 8166
Jull & Son, Plumbing and fix
tures 8 06
J. H. Rahe, Labor on Septic
tank 76 00
' M P. Trumbor, Insurance on
i Jail Garage 22 80
Willis L. Strachan, Dist’ Atty’s
salary & Steno. fees 37 36
Town of C Jieyenne Wells Light
and water for August, 21 75
Elizabeth Spencer, Salary as
assistant to County Judge... 75 00
George Wortman, Refund of
taxes 48 46
V. H. Johnson, Refund of taxes 19 40 !
V H. Johnson Judges salary for
August 100 00
Bernice Plessinger, Dep. Treas.
salary for August 90 00
Out West Ptg’ & Sta’ Co., Tax
statements 9 36
Cheyenne Wells, Dia’ Mfg’ &
Sto’ Co. Supplies for Court
House 15 75
R. A. Pfost, Treasurer’s salary
for August *r... 150 70
Hildred Plessinger, Salary as
assistant to Co. Supt 75 00
E. H. Akerly, Express and post
age paid out. 3 90
E. H. Akerly, Clerk’s salary for
August 150 00
J. W. Shy, Commissioners sal
ary for August 66 34
W. E. Yore, Assessors salary
for August.. 150 00
D. H. Zuck, Dralnrge work
CouH House yard.-. 2 60
Esther B. Weir,, Supt. salary
for August 12500
Bertha B. Yore, Dep. Assessor’s
salary for August 90 00
Esther B. Weir, Telegrams and
milage 48 69
(Continued to middle pages)
Rev. B. F. Lawrence, the new
Presbyterian minister, preached
a very able sermon at the Chapel
last Sunday morning;. *
Friday will be school day at
the fair, the school busses will
gather up the children as usual
and will leave for the grounds in
L. M. Dickson and family, C.
Rhecm and family, Miss Eliza
beth Hays and Mr. Rice Miller,
were Sunday dinner guests of C.
A B. Kibbee is building a new
cottage north of bis present home
which when completed will be
occupied by Prof. Leatherwood
.The Arapahoe Consolidated'
school is progressing nicely un
der the able supervision of Supt.
Leatherwood, of Alabama City,
Ala., and his able corps of assist
ants. There is a total enroll
ment of 186 with more to come.
The Ladies Social Circle with
the help of the patrons of the
school, will entertain at the
Chapel the evening of Friday,
September 30th, in honor of the
school faculty and the niw min
ister. Everyone is requested to
attend and get acquainted.
The members of the sophomore
and junior classes and the teach
ers of the High School enter
trined the Freshman class at the
High School auditorium last Fri
day evening. After a lengthy
initiation they were taken to the
creek south of town, where all
enjoyed a hot lunch around a
Another teacher, Mias Eliza
beth Hays, of Denver, was add
ed this week to relieve Mrs. Hill,
teacher of the fourth, fifth and
sixth grades, with an enrollment
of forty-seven, and Miss Viola
Smith, teacher in the second and
third grades with °n enrollment
of forty-two. Miss Hays will
hnve the "A” division of the
third grade, the fourth grade snd
Notes From District No. 7
Schools opened last Monday.
Mr. A. Faraday visited Riley
Miss Grace Petty is teaching
the Shy school this year.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Waltman
were in Cheyenne Wells Thurs
Miss Anna Martins is attend
ing the Towndr High School this
Quite a number are planning to
attend the fair at Cheyenne Wells
Mrs. Rahe and family were
callers at the John Snyder home
The dance at Mr. Baurs was
well attended and everybody en
joyed the evening.
Mrs. ‘Pryor is teaching at the
Prairie Dell and Anna Rathburn
at the Waltman schools.
The wheat farmers are smiling
now as the heavy rain Sunday
night put the ground in fine con
dition for the wheat
Wm. Bennett entertained sev
eral of the young men of the
neighborhood at a melon party
one night last week, foot racing
was one of the "stuntß” of the
Mrs. Ann* Anderson and son,
Floyd, who have been visiting
relatives and friends here re
| turned to Denver last Saturday.
Here' an unuiual value; I
you can’t Kelp but see the
advantage they offer in
quality, style and value.
Try them on
I also do shoe repairing in
a satisfactory way, A
trial will convince
CHEY2NNE W2LLS . COLO
Are Nearly Hell
We are ready to It
out toe boys and girls
in everything needed.
Shoes, Shirts, Stockings,
Underwear, Drcsrcs. *
Percales and Ginghams for
School - - - Supplies
CURTIS & SON
Whm You Bar • UttU Mor. Fo»
A Link Lm.
Cheyenne Wells, Colo
All accounts due at the Royal
Cafe must be settled for oa <r
before September let. Maddsx
As we go to press the tic
county fair is on in full bloom.
Ask Nick about Dream Electro*
lyte. Nicks Battery Shop.
Millinery Opening Sept IS
New Fall Stock of ladies and
childrens hats. Reasonable
price. Mrs. Eva Herrick 26tf
Geo. R. Leinraer. of Chicago,
who is the owner o(severa) tract*
of Cheyenne county land, arrived
in our city on Monday morning
to look after his interests here.
He was accompanied by his wile
on this visit
The public it kindly request
ed to muffle their cut-auto on
automobiles while driving past
the hospital. Just consider
yourself in a dying condition
.and haviag to endure that nehtn
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