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The Paonia progressive and the Paonia newspaper. (Paonia, Colo.) 1911-19??, December 28, 1911, Image 2

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George Toward came home
from Bowie yesterday morning.
Chas. Bowden, insurance man,
was up from Delta part of the
Fresh milk and cream delivered
dally by the Paonla Dairy.—J. I-
Criswell, Prop. Co-op phone 38
Harry Baxter came home from
Denver university last Saturday
evening to spend the holidays.
Mr. and Mis. D. L. Beezley
went to Hotchkiss Xmas morning
to spend the day with relatives.
Found: —A coat, in front of
Reynolds harness shop. Gloves
in pocket. Call at this office.
Miss Ruth Carter went to Delta
yesterday mornieg for a few days'
visit with her friend, Miss Zetta
Mrs. A. Dillon went to Grand
Junction yesterday morning to
visit a few days with her son and
S' C. Paist of the Independent
Furniture company, drove to
Hotchkiss yesterday with a load
of kitchen cabinets
Byram Luce, successor of the
Miller Merc. Co , went to Delta
Sunday to spend a couple of days
visiting with his family.
Master Earl Roth went to
Hotchkiss yesterday morning,
where he will visit with friends on
Rogers mesa tor a few days.
Ed Deutsch of the Western
Packing Co. was up from Giand
Junction Tuesday night on his
regular visit to customers here
M. V. Hultz, who has been vis
iting the past three months with
his relatives, S. M. Wilson and
family across the river, returned
to his home in Illinois vesrerday
Mrs. H. L. Spencer went to
Grand Junction last Saturday
morning to visit a few days with
her son, R H.Spencer, and family
Her son Will accompanied her as
far as Whitewater.
Rev Chas G. Stout pastor of
the Christian church, was a pas
senger on yesterday morning’s
train for lowa, where he will dedi
cate a chu ch and conduct evan
gelistic services.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Holbrook,
who came here three weeks ago
from Kansas have found our val
ley to their liking and will make
it their home. They went to
Delta this morning on a business
Mrs. Jacob Heberling went to
Olathe last week where she will
visit a few weeks with Will Dun
can and family. Miss Eva Dun
can, who is staying at the Heber
ling home and attending school,
accompanied her for a few days’
Lloyd Kindall who is attend
ing Boulder college, came home
last Saturday evening to spend
Xmas, hollidays with home folks.
He leaves tomorrow morning for
Salida where he will visit three or
fuor days with his brother, Dr.
Clive Kindall.
George O. Blake, the new
Chronicle man of Crawford was in
our city a part of last Saturday
and Sunday packing up his house
hold goods to move them to
Crawford. The Chronicle is im
proving rapidly in the hands of a
thorough newspaper man and is
a breezy little sheet with signs of
still further improvement.
Mrs. N. C. Hartley of Terre
Hautte, Ind., who hc» been here
visiting with her daughter, Mrs.
F. C. Hagar on German mesa, left
on this morning’s train for Cali
fornia to spend the winter. Miss
Maude Hagar accompanied her
as far as Grand Junction.
Mr. and Mrs Charles Cowan,
Sr., were passengers on last Sat
urday morning’s train for Florence
Colo., where they will spend the
holidays with their children. They
filled the bottom of their trunk
with Paonia apples to take along
for a Christmas treat.
Z. E. Crook came in last Thurs
day evening to get his little
daughter, Eleanor, and take her
home to Denver to spend Christ
mas. She has been staying here
with her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. R. Crook, and attending
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Rovaart and
daughter Elva were passengers
on this morning’s train for Los
Angeles, California where they
will spend the next couple of
months vi-itmg, and enjoying
California sunshine.
Mrs. A. H. Underhill left on
last Saturday morning's train for
Palisade, w here she will spend the
holidays with Mr and Mrs. Her
bert Wheeler and children. Mrs.
Wheeler is her daughter.
W-S. Edwards and family got
on the train hctc Xmas morning
and rode as far as Elberta where
they were met by E. E. Whitney
who took them to his ranch place
on Bone mesa for dinner.
Miss Minnie Klatt came home
last Saturday evening from Gree
ley Normal where she is a student
and will remain here until after
holidays. She will graduate from
that institution in June.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Rhodes and
children who have been visiting
with relatives here the past few
months, left for their ranch home
at Redvale, Colorado this morn
Miss Phoebe Knott of Stewart
mesa passed throngh here last
Saturday morning on her way
home from Somerset, where she
had been visiting with Iriends.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Groves and
T. Groves were passengers on
Sunday's train for Grand Junction
where they will spend several
days visiting.
L. V. Carter left on last Satut
day morning’s train for Twin
Falls, Idaho, where he will visit
for some time with his sister, Mrs.
T. L. Polk, who has been tele
graph operator on Marshall Pass,
arrived here last evening to begin
duties at once as operator at the
A. L. Roberts, county commis
sioner, went to Delta this morning
to attend the Cattlemen's conven
Art Cline came home last night
from Cedaredgc where he has
spent several days visiting.
Mr. Beckman came in from
Denver last evening, lie owns a
ranch on Bone mesa.
A. C. Botsford went down the
line last Saturday morning for a
few days’ stay.
Ed Aldcrson left last Saturday
morning for Norton, Kansas,
where ? ?
George Shaul, the fixit man,
was a passenger to Delta this
20 years in Drugs, Weloorn's.
Country vs. City
For Educating Children
We hear much about giving our
children the educational advant
ages of the city. It is a mistaken
idea. Brains and character are
not developed by artificial society
associations. The sidewalk and
the city pavement are poor soil
for the growth of intelligence.
The most acute and shrewdest of
brains develop in men whose feet
come in intimate contact with
mother earth. Taking the child
to the city to educate him is
neither important nor wise as it
appears. His attention is given
to many unessential thi..gs which
make for artificial culture. He
develops receptive faculties and
loses the power to produce any
thing of value. In the struggle
for existence and in survival of
the fittest a country bred and edu
cated boy has the advantage. His
nearest competitor in the city is
the newsboy or bootblack who
learns the principles of compe
tition in business.
Again we hear much about the
comforts and pleasures of life in
the cities. It is true that in con
densed centers of population
many of the conveniences and
comforts have been available to
people of moderate means
through community co operaiion.
But here also the philosophy of
our reasoning may not go deep
enough to show its falacy If one
is only seeking personal pleasure
through mental and physical ex
citement and lazy or indifferent
comfort rather than having at
heart the advancement of the race
toward greater perfection, that
fellow is going wrong. There is a
great truth handed down to us in
the saying of the greatest prophet
of all time that “he who shall
seek to save his soul shall loose
It would seem that the inccased
comfort and ease of physical life
in the cities should increase the
length of life and it is possible
that it would do so were there not
other conditions which offset the
apparent gain. At any rate we
believe in securing every comfott
and advantage possible in our
country homes and with the dc
' velopments of invention there are
| tew of the comforts of the city
j which may not be had in the
rural distiicts. The city with its
horde of middlemen, its army of
insurance men, real estate men
and other predatory parasites too
numerous to mention is a collas
sal burden, the support of which
in its final analysis may be traced
to the wealth producers on our
May we not look forward to
a lessening of this evil when our
producers shall have learned the
great principle of co-operation
and also that of contribution in
such away that they may be ap
plied to their business. This will
result in the larger development
of rural life and releive the con
gestion and lack of balance which
is becoming so appaient in our
cities. “The stone which was re
jeeted shall become the head of
the corner.” Agriculture, the
fundamental business of the world
will be exalted and find a true *
place in the esteem and support '
of the people. Our new west
should profit by being developed
at a time when advantage may be
taken of so much invention and
experience which has accumu
lated in the progress of the past
century. —Field and Farm
Horses to winter. Address
A. C. Botsford, Bowie, Colo.
Almanacs Free— Welcorn’s.
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A Prosperous and Happy New Year
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gave his orders
You lift the Bell Telephone Re
ceiver and give your commands
Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co ; A '
2nd Annual Convention
Good Roads Conference
Pueblo, Colo.
January 1142, 1912
One Pare for
The Round Trip
Tlic Deafer & Rio Grande Railroad
“ The Scenic Line of the World”
Tickets on sale—January 10-11,
Final Return Limit-January 13, 1912.
For Rates and Further Detailed Information, apply to
Rio Grande Agent
FRANK A. WADLEIGH, General Passenger Agent,
Denver " “ - Colorado

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