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The Paonia progressive and the Paonia newspaper. (Paonia, Colo.) 1911-19??, December 14, 1911, Image 2

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From Pilot Knob Country
By Special Correspondence
Jay Crawford lost a horse the
other day, by slipping on the ice
and breaking a leg. It had to be
shot.
Tom Woolen has most of his
potatoes sold. He raised 8 ton
from 1 acae.
John Burdhark is taking advant
age of the good roads now days
by moving to his home tead.
Geo. Wade has his fine crop of
oats stacked. Too bad there is
no thrashing machine up here.
Mr. Fred Bhonet Sr. new house
is nearing completion. They ex
pect to move in soon.
C. C Hamilton lost his team
lately, colic and lead poison was
the cause.
Bhonet's winter wheat looks
fine,
Mr. Webb stayed over night
with Geo. Wade Saturday.
One of the most enjoyable
events of the season was a Thanks
giving dinner, given by Mr. and
Mrs. Lon Long, in their new
dwelling which has just been com
pleted. Mr. and Mrs. Long have
few equals as host and hostess,
and her art in cooking is com
mended with a natural talent that
might be envied by many. The
table fairly groaned with its load of
good things to eat. After dinner
the soft strains of music from the
violin was hetrJ, and it ws no
time till both o'd and were
enjoying the light fantistic step.
It was late in the evening when
the guests departed tor their
homes feeling haDpitr and young
er, and decided th it the hospital
ity of Mr. and Mr*. I-org would
make anyone wish they were a
homesteader in the Pilot Knob
district. The invited guests were
Mr. and Mr«. Bhonet Sr, Mr. and
Mrs. Bhonet Jr. Mr. J. lthouct,
Miss Myrtle Bhonet, Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Adams and son, Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Hamil'on, Mr. Car
rell Hamilton, Miss Marie Hamil
ton and Mr. Clarence Sandifer.
A Garden of Allah
Where the hot winds of the Sa
hara meet the verdure of the oasis
the Arab pitches his tent under
the palm trees by a limpid fount
ain and lying down his prayer
rug he turns his face to the East
and thanks Allah bringing
him to pleasant where he
H CHILDREN ■ and we are better able to serve you.
B ■ —y-m: -.- I f It k»« been our to select our Christmas stock of those things which
LOCAL HAPPENINGS.
Late Books at Dunbar’s.
Rome Beauty apples for sale.
Co-op phone 38 W. tf
Doll sale Saturday only at
WELBORJTS.
Baled or loose Alfalfa hay de
livered at once, see me for prices.
E. P. Balch.
Mrs. Newell Ebersol of Bowie,
was a guest at the Layton home
in east Paonia Tuesday of this
week.
Read our ads, the merchants
have fine stocks from which to se
lect. Do your Xmas shopping at
home.
Oliver Stone of Delta' was in
our city a few days the past week
looking after Co op telephone
business.
Raymond Wilcox, who owns a
ranch at Bowie, came down Sat
urday morning for a couple of
days’ stay.
Mrs. E. W. Moutray came in
Monday evening and visited over
night, returning Tuesday morning
to Montrose.
CJ. T. Morey, eighth grade
teacher in our public schools, vis
ited Saturday and Sunday with
his family at Hotchkiss.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Shaul vis
ited Sunday with their daughter
and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Graham of Hotchkiss.
Miss Stella Wolfenberger left
on Sunday morning’s train for
Lodi, California. She is a cousin
of J. E. Wo’fenburger.
L. B. Harding, special repre
sentative of Colliers’ Weekly, was
in town the first of the week tak
ing orders for his company.
Abner McKee who has been
down on Redlands mesa looking
alter ranch property and making
surveys, came home last Friday
evening.
Mrs. Watson, inspector of the
Woman’s Relief Corps, was over
trom Pueblo last Thursday and
held a meeting with the organi
zation at this place.
A. J. Spencer, representative of
the International Correspondence
schools, was up from Montrose
Friday of He paid
tjusoffics a pHfcaot call.

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