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5000 • HOLYOKE • 1910
GATEWAY to COLORADO I 1 VOLUME XXXVI—NUMBER 51 1924 FAIR BEST IN HISTORY OF COUNTY FOUR BIG DAYS OF RACES AND OTHER FEATURES NINTH ANNUAL EVENT THI8 YEAR AMONG THE BE8T IN COLORADO With the season ticket sales grow ing rapidly-with each succeeding day, Phillips County's Ninth Annual coun ty (air and race meet promise to outdo all former (airs in this county and take a leading place among the county (airs of the state. The free attractions are of the highest class and there will be some thing doing every minute ot the day. The midway will have every sort ot stand and pleasure device where the merrlmakers will have an opportuni ty to have their fun and (111 up on hot dogs and red lemonade. The race entries include some of the fastest liorseB In the central west and record time is sure to he made on thetarck this year. Tuesday. Sept. 2nd, the opening day will be turned over to the children all under 14 years of age being ad mitted free upon that day. A boys auto race with real autos will be one of the main features of the program that day and the youthful autoists of the county will have an opportunity to do their stuff with the special built cars which will be furnished them by the fair management. Boys wishing to enter this race are asked to come to the fair grounds early so as to learn the operation of these cars before the race. This Phillips County's ninth annual fair but for only three years has It been held at Its present location. In 1920 the county commissioners bought and Improved the present site and It now represents an Investmet of ap proximately *10,000 00, and Is one of tho best fair grounds In Colorado One that Phillips County residents can be proud of. Two yenrs ago the fair associa tion became a member of the Nebr aska-Colorado race circuit, which brings some of the central west's best racers here. This' year there will also be auto races upon the last day. I-ast year the total paid attendance during the four days was over six thousand people and this year with favorable weather It will likely go over this mark. It will be the biggest entertainment event In this section of the state this year and every family In the rounty should make it a vacation time for all. COURTS UPHOLD WHEAT GROWERS' ASS'N CONTRACTS l.'fforlj of the Colorado Wheal Grow ers' association to secure delivery of ■II contracted wheat was given court support last wek when the Logan County district court sustained a de murrer against the action of a group ol farmers who sought to break tbelr contracts. Demurrer was given la favor of the association on the grounds that no cause for action waa shown. At the same lime association offi tiala sought to satisfy (ho group of dl 'grunUod members by asking the ■tslu Director of Markets office to m ske an audit of the organisation's books. "Tho uudlt will show that the cn, y reason for low pool prices In lwu w “" tho fact that the aasucla ,lon was forcod to sell on a falling tuarket In an unusually poor year for 'operative marketing." said llruce lanipson, manager. "It will bo htrlher mHuwu that alleged difference ,n Pflcca between rbo pool payments end oulsldo payments are accentiut •'T ilic fact dial loonl elerators •'it 191J pg0k* to (he vanishing t" > l , it, and in many eaoee sustained looses. Meet members are ihnroughly ■Hlafted with the pool In INI, 1924 PHILLIPS COUNTY FAIR EDITION Phillips County Herald OUR AIM—TO PUBLISH A NEWSPAPER I H-Jyok, Bid, You Welcome to the I | Ninth Annual \ 1 Phillips County Fair j h Holyoke, Colorado ( I September 2,3, 4& 5, 1924 which waa a normal aelllng year, the operation* of the aaeodatlon were very aatletactory to the member ehlp. Laat year, under adveree dr cumatancea, the pool waa unable to make a better prloe to lla membere than the outalde price. At the name tlmo It le agreed that the aaaocla tlon wa* of value, even laat year. In ralatng the general level of prlpe* paid for wheat In thla state" "Many Colorado elevator* are re ported to have loat money luet year on their wheat operation! Tills fact la token *a an Indication by grain man that the outalde drill* have out down their margin of profit In com peting with the naaoelatlon Wholhri or not thla la true, the fact that the pool wha liable laat year *> nhow a lietter price Ihnn the oulalde la Inrun ly due lo tho fact that many elevat ors have bean paying higher than Kanaei City pries* end taking iWa* on wheat operation*. ‘ DollA-rle* of wheat t# the pool thla year are atiuaet twigs the amount de- Hvered laat year at thla time; the *»■ aociatlon ha* almoat three time* the HOLYOKE, COLO., AUGUST 28, 1924. atrength It had laat aeaaon; over head expenaea ahould be leee per buabel, and marketing condition! are favorable, according lo the offi cials. Mia* Ena llalaton, who haa boon spending the paat month visiting at the horn* of her perente, Mr. and Mrs F. A. llalaton, left Balurday via Wray, for Kansas City, Mo„ to resum* her duties et the U. B. Veter an Hospital wharo alio baa been em ployed the peat three yeera. Mlsa Opel llalaton who accompanied her here for a visit with their pa/sots was required to leave a coeple weeks previous lo again resume her duties Mr. and Mss. Guy Heymore left Teeaday for their home et Mayes Center, Nebr, after spending a few day* visiting at Hie W. L, Bcymere home. Mr*. Ed Ilutuborstone raturned W Holyoke Monday after spending her veoatlen la Donvar and polat* lo the mnunlales. ALVIN JOHN gWIDLUND DIES AT STERLING Alvin John Bdedlund, well known throughout Phillips county, passed sway Tuesday at Sterling following a long Illness from tuberculosis. Mr. Bwedlund wee born and grew to manhood hi this county, living the early part of ble Ufa In the Fairfield neighborhood where hl a father home steaded, and he lalor wont Into the automobile business In llastun. The past few months hie Illness caused him to retire from actlvu busi ness and he has been confined to his bed tor seversl weeks. Hu was 42 years of age and Is survived by his wife and five children Ills funeral will be held today al Blerllmt wHh tho Manqelu lodge In chars" of the ceermontoe and Interr tnoii1 will mint place hi the Stirling i "incury. U. A. Mllea left Meday for Starting where he will look after business lot Wire sis. WATERMAN’S STRONG ORGANIZATION Chariot W. Waterman, Republican candidate for United Slums Scnirlor short term, at tbe Primary Election to be held September 9. has selected ee ble campaign manager, William H. Dickson, who euooesefully con ducted the campaign ot Senator Lawrence C. Hblppe six rffirt ago. John F. Vivian, who waa pro mlnenst In the Bchuyler campaign and ho is probably the best-known Republican In Colorado, and Frank I, Hit nay and Itowrence B. Brom flcl'l of the Nicholson headquarters four years ago. together with Frank W Itowbert, will assist In the for malloti of a etote-wldo "Watermen fur Deflator Committee.'' William C lllalr ef tho l.sko City Silver World has aharge of the pub licity. Watermen headquarters have been established at DM California build ing, Denver. Keep potted - rend The Hereto [OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF PHILLIPB COUNTY 92.00 PER YEAR CUBS MEET THIRD - DEFEAT AT HANDS OF VENANGO NINE VENANGO HITTERS DRIVE WIL COX FROM MOUND IN FIFTH INNING The Venango team succeeded Is taking the Cubs Into camp for the third time this season last Sunday on the Holyoke lot, by a score ot 15 to 7. Wilcox started In the box for the Cubg but waa off form and the boyg from Nebraska feasted off hla of ferings for five Innings when b? waa relieved by Marlatt, who held the visitors scoreless until the ninth round wheu they chased four men across the plate. The visitors took an early lead and were never lh danger of defeat. The Cubs were crippled by the absence ot Correll, catcher, which necessitated a shitting of the lnfle!4. Krrors, however, was the main cause of the lopsided score. The Cubs will meet Wray here next Sunday, and with the entire team present, they should get re venge on the ClifTdwellers for the defent of two weeks ago. - —w HOLYOKE'S QUOTA IS PLACED AT *1250.00 FOR HIGHWAY Messrs. K. L. Johnson and Myron H. Smith went to Sterling, Wednee ffay as delegates from Holyoke' IS the meeting held there that day te make plans to promote the Hard Inf Memorial Highway ail'd finance Its marking through Culnrudo us far W Denver. Delegates from other towns along the D UD. In Xebru ka and Colorado were present and the quotas for each town uuil county were mao- ..p ..,j the delegates instructed to start Im mediately to raise the fuuds The as sociation has offe.ed two big bannert to the first two towns to raise their quotas Holyoke's share was placed at 11250.00 to cover tho three-year per iod, making a little over $400 00 to be paid each year. The quota for the Slate waa placed at *6500.00 and Nebraska's at *17,500.00. The Colorado towus along the route as far west as Sterling have shown great enthusiasm and are at work together to put their part ofthls great transcontinental highway over with a boost. It Is planned befors the 1925 tourist season opens, to ad vertise this route nationally uud I* is sure to attract great numbers g| tourists through tile towns all aloag tbe route NATION’S SCOUT LEADERS CONVENE AT ESTES PARR Tbe Third Biennial Conference ft the leaders of I ho lloy Scouts ag America will take place in EetoA l’ark, Colorado, from September tth to 15th. There are 12.00V volun teer leaders of the movement Ts recruit, train and enrourage theta leaders, to direct the activities a* scouting In the community, orsanlaa new troops, and promoie and main tain scouting standards, a group ol paid workers Is nscosiary. Thar* are some 5*0 of these scout oxnoa lives, representing 20.31.1 soo«l troops. Uut In the woods the uxeeutlvea will build a log cabin: thty will con struct a Nature Don, living ethlhlt ot the plants and flowers around them. Campfires will he lighted and sooga and "stunts' will provide entertolh menl. But the eonferenoe prqgrem la , which every minute li carefully , scheduled, Is devoted to the serlOM business of promoting snouting Ike theme Is "The Roys of America." mto a bigger program for amending scout png to the eight million boys who are wetting without leadenblp for Ita benefits will be developed.