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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.
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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.

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