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Raonia, The Core of the Apple Country THE PAONIA NEWSPAPER VOL. 7 Free Aeroplane Flight At the Wild West Show They have It Md It flies. Kverslnce Kit Carson's Buffalo lln rich Wild West Show* billed flint they would exhibit a Curtin-Farnuni hi pin or and • timt It would nctunlly make u flight projielled by n competent aviator, nothing but doobt existed in the minds of tie* public, which lind not •entirely forgotten that last year n ehow advertised n like attraction and only exhibited a email aeroplane model In their able ehow. However. Harrisburg wan filled with |»eople last Saturday. In fact the largest crowd that ever congregated In the county wim preaent to witness the ptreet parade, which by the way wan first clam* and wan followed to tiie a how ground* by an ex|»ectnnt throng that numliervd fully 10.000 people, an If had lieeu rumored that the nhow rvallv hud a large Aer«e pintle and It wan ereeted ready for flight. A ter reaching the grounds at 11::*) promptly an advertised the Aeroplane row from the ground like a majestic bird and soared away In the heavens flying over the city, sail ing around in circles, diving down low one moment and the next dash ing high In air with perfect ease re minding one of the flight of an enor mous eagle. After reinning In the air 10 minutes the aviator directed his Biplane toward the show grounds and landed safely at the place of starting amid the cheers of the multitude. The doors to the big show were Immediately opened and the mighty canvas was crowded by an enthusiastic crowd that filled every available seal and enjoyed the Wild West iK‘rformance from Htart to finish. We can safely say that a more pleased audience never left a place of amusement In our city—Harrisburg Chronicle. At Puoiilu Wednesday. May 21. Mr. and Mrs. Hay Woodruff of Somerset visited at the Lnpplnhorae the first of the week. PAONIA, COLORADO, FRIDAY. MAY 12. 1911 Epworth League Observe The Anniversary Day The Kpworthlans of tt« Methodist church will observe the anniversary day of the Epworth league Sunday. Rev. Vermillion has given the even ing hour to the youug folks. The regular league service will be held. Afterwards a programme will be given. Short song service. History of the First L**wgue. Mrs. M. A. Davis. Duet. Misses Ruth Criswell ami Mattel Crit tenden. History of Paonla league. Thomas McKee. Solo, Miss Gnldn Vermillion. Song. Clio r. The Rela tionship of the Junior to the Senior I/eague. Mrs. V. F. Conlne. The Re lationship of the League to the Church and Essential Factors. Our 1 league. The President. Renewal of Pledge. Flute solo. Roltert Criswell. Song. league Henedlctfon. Mrs. Hoskins Entertains Mrs. M, J. Hoskins entertained her Sunday School class of the Methodist church at her beautiful country home on Pitkin uiesa last Saturday afternoon from three to five Those present were as follows: Misses I ami a Klatt, Flora Jewell. Irene Rlraby, Edith Pierce, Ellen Stocker, Verna Tunned, Mary Oliver. Helen Davis. Ignore Verner and Qolda Verne. The afternoon was *|>ent In games after which refreshments were served. An enjoyable time was had by all. “Her bridal trousseau was the | envy of every girl In town," wrote a Colorado editor In describing the wedding of the Indie of the town lieaut.v bunch. It tuny have lieenex cusable for the printer who set up the blindly written copy to mistake the word for “trousers.” but the groom who took a shot at the edi tor didn’t, think so.—James Rurtou Adams. Mrs. Alice Stone arrived here last Saturday evening for a visit with her son, C. M. Stone of the law firm of Rax ter and Stone. RAONIA IN 1905 Paonia Champions Won Another Big Silver Cup The High School boys and girls re turned from Montrotae the first of the week loaded with honor and a big •liver loving cup. Wallace Decker proudly bore the big cup, the trophy of the Rhetorical contestants. Into the Newspaper office and after exhib iting around town It was placed on view in one nf the Grand avenue stores. Paonla did well In all of the con tests, both literary and athletic, and the yonng people are to l** congrat ulated on the splendid showing they made. The Western Slope Rhetori cal and Athletic association meet was held at Mont rose on May nudfl, and eight schools participated. Decker of Paonla won second and third In a numler of running events ami Winn of Paonla was second In the hammer throw and Coqnlette of Paonla was third In the running broad jump. In the relay race Pa onta won second place. Montrose carried off the athletic honors and secured the splendid silver loving cup, while Paonla and Ouray tied j for second. The Montrose papers spoke highly of Miss Opal Stout, who won first place In the rhetorlcals; of Miss Lyle j Johnston, who won second in the declamation, and of Miss Martha Van Dever’s “Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde,” in the oratorical contest. A large ami enthusiastic reception was tendered to the representatives of all the schools at the Moose hall, and one of the best high school meets ever held on the Western Slope was brought to a close. Paonla is proud of the records made by her champions, and an ef fort will be made to retain the big cup for three successive years, so that It will remain as the permanent property of the Paonla High School. Mrs. M. A. Allen and daughter. Miss Minnie Allen, mother and sister of Mrs. Hardman, uriived In our city last Friday evening for a visit. Pleasant Entertainment For the Pioneer Girls One of the enjoyable events of the past week took place at the Tlnntn ranch when Mrs. Campbell enter tained the pioneer girls of Midway In honor of Mrs. Pearl Craig. Those present were Mesdames Cora Parks. Edna Pierce Daisy Vernhan, Kate and Minis Campbell. Miss Allle Mor rell and the daughters of the hostess, Mesdames Maggie Htce and l*aura Hanson. The girls are all married but one. To that one they gave a consolation gift consisting of a lucky 'idol, advising her to petltlou It for what she desired. There was fun galore, m* one enjoying It more than Miss Allle. Miss Phenle Craig hap l»eued in on her way down from the Muddy, had her kodak with her. so she took a snap shot of the happy bunch. After a joyous hour or two the crowd was served with Icecream and cake and then went their several ways homeward, the happier for the little gathering as a remembrance of old times —A Guest. Pitkin Mesa News Mr. Forsythe ha* moved to the Robbins lanch where he will work 1 this summer. j Mrs. A. Dillon Is able to be out again after her long siege of rheuma tism, I I Mrs. McKee visited with her sou’s family part of last week. Mrs. Piper of Los Angeles Is spend ing several weeks In the vicinity looking after her peach orchard. Mr. Scales Is working out at his ranch this week. Several smudged on this mesa i Wednesday night though the fruit Is still unhurt. The Denver Post Is now offering a grand prize to the woman possess ing the prettiest arm. We are tlitnk lug of Instituting a contest for heir esses only and giving a prize to the one displaying the most beautiful legacy.—Durango Herald. NO. 41 Resolutions of Respect Memory A. G. Rose Whereas. Providence has removed from our midst our esteemed cltlaen and neighbor, A. G. Rose, Whereas. In his death the commun ity has lost an energetic, public spir ited. and valuable citizen and public official, and Whereas, the family feels in Its per sonal loss of the husband andfatner, a grief that can not l»e assuaged, but which the community can help to bear by a proper and sincere ex pression of its sympathy. Therefore Ite It Resolved, by the Board of Trustees of the Town of Paonla. of which Mr. Rose was at the last election made a menilier by the and confidence of bis fellow citizens and neighbors, cause to be spread upon the records of the Board an expres sion of their feeling of the commun ity’s loss In Mr. Rose’s death, and that the Board express by this reso lution Its profound sympathy for the community and for the family. Fred G. Emry, J. C. Vanderbeck, Committee. Friends Church Services Bible School, 10 a. m. Meeting for worship, 11a. m. Christian Endeavor, 7:00 p. ni. Evening Service, 8:00 p. m. Midweek prayer service, Wednes day afternoon at 2 o’clock. Orchestra practice 7:15 p. m. Choir rehearsal at 7:43 p. m. You are es pecially Invited to these services. The choir will render sixvlnl music. If you have no church home come and worship with us. you wll.’ find a very cordial welcome. —M. Davis Rrauon, Pastor. Congregational Church Sunday. May 14th. Regular services morning and even ing. eleven and eight o’clock. Sunday morning a sermon appro priate to the day—Mothers’ will be preached. Everyone cordially Invited.—E. H. Robinson, Pastor.