Joint Instalation, G. A. R.
Friday, January 5, 1917,
The Grand Army of the .Republic, the Relief
Corps and the ladies of the G. A. li. will have a
Joint Instalation in the I. O. O. F. hall at 1:30 p. m.
All members of the three orders please be on time.
Owing to the amount of work and time it will
take to instal, the three orders will have their ban
quet on Washington’s birthday.
CASH PAID FOR HIDES
IF You Have Good Veales, Call and See Me Before Selling
l’hou,' Ford 191 M fm F . GERBING
Just Good Honest Goods
in Staple and Fancy
That are guaranteed to please you
BIG 4 GROCERY CO.
I have a very liberal renting proposition
for sugar beet growers in El Paso and
Mesilla Valley, New Mexico, under the
government project. If interested com
municate with the undersigned or phone
ffS§W\\ on your
ROCKY FORD ENTERPRISE
Saturday, Dec. 30
Mrs. Harriet Randall is slowly recover
ing from a recent severe illness
Mrs. Myra Kenderick, of Fowler, spent
Sunday with friends in this city.
Byron Baum, of Fowler, spent Christ
mas with friends in Rocky Ford.
J. W. Bowman left Tuesday morning
for a business trip to Arkansas.
Mrs. W H. Monroe and children of
Fowler, spent Friday with Rocky Ford
Miss Mary Wise of Decatur, 111., is
the guest of her brother, L. E. Wise
Miss Rachel Allen of Trinidad, is a
guest in the Keiper home for Christ
Miss Helen Cleves, of Granada, is the
guest of Miss Lois Van Antwerp for
Mrs. J. H. Price went up to Denver
on Tuesday for a visit with her sister,
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Robb, of Fowler
spent Christmas time with the Mellon
nd Robb families.
Mr. and Mrs. T. .1. Smirl and daugh
ter Miss Cally spent Sunday with I. L.
Smirl and wife, of Fowler.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Alilhollan of Olney
Springs, spent Christmas with the for
mer’s mother and sisters.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gibbons of Granada,
are spending the week with the latters
parents Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Ewers.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Me Glothlin left for
their home in Victor on Thursday after a
pleasant viait with the Sever family.
Mrc. Reckmyer and two daughters
returned Tuesday morning from a few
days spent with relatives in Florence.
Misses Bertha Keiper and Maud Cres
sy, teachers in the Trinidad schools are
spending their vaction with their par
Miss Margaret Plummer, of Colorado
Springs, who has been the gueßt of Miss
Gladys Hale, left Wednesday to visit
friends in Pueblo.
Miss Gladys Hale went up to Pueblo
on Wednesday to attend the Bachelors
Ball. She will be the guest of Miss
Mildred Hyde while in Pueblo.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lawrence and son
Claude returned Wednesday morning
from Cripple Creek where they had
sjient Christmas with father and mother
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Henry spent
Christmas with the formers parents in
Lamar. Mr. Henry returned Monday
night but his wife and baby will spent!
the week there.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Cheney and
family of Mont|>elier. Idaho, are spend
ing the holidays with Mr. Cheney’s
mother, Mrs. Alma Cheney, ami sister.
Mrs. S. A. Alathews.
Mr. and Mrs. James McElroy came in
Saturday from Detroit to spend the
holidays with the Umstead family and
other relatives. Jim hold a responsible
position with an automobile firm in
Mrs. Roy L. Brown and little son re
turned Tuesday from an extended visit
with her parents in San Antonio,Texas.
Dr. Brown met them in Pueblo on Sun
day where they stayed until Tuesday
C. B. Sherwood has just completed
laying over a mile of tile at his ranch
south of the city, Mr. Sherwood has
other improvements which he will in
stall in the spring and jtfhich when com
pleted to his satisfaction, will he one of
the finest equipped ranches around ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Palmer came in
tde iatter part of last week from their
wedding trip to Minneapolis and are re
ceiving the congratulations of the lat- ]
ter’s many friends. They will attend
to some business matters before leaving
for Los Angeles to spend the rest of
the winter. '
Among the students who came in the 1
last week to spend Christmas with the !
home folks are Lee Cover, Lena West, 1
Gladys Hale, Leland Lewis. Glen Lee,
from . Colorado College, Helen Slane,
Gladys Baxter, Ward Fenton, from i
Boulder University, Harry Comer and
Jerry Cover, Agricultural College at
Fort Collins, Harold West, School of
Alines, Golden, Christine Johnson, Mon
ticello, Godfrey, 111., Kathleen Neal,
Baker University, Baldwin, Kan.,
Harry Barnes, Agricultural College.
Manhattan. Kan.. Earl Zimmerman,
Kansas University, Lawrence, Kan.,
Edith Rarick, Myrtle Hoffman from
the State Normal, at Greeley and
Evangeline Hauck from Berkely, Calif.
11 P I 11 T~
Our New Year Resolution:
That we will protect our trademark “The Re
liable Store” by continuing our established policy
of buying only the better and best merchandise:
That we will endeavor, by every honorable busi
ness method, to make this store bigger, better and of
greater help to eyery patron:
That we will increase our efforts to so conduit this
business that we will merit a continuance of your con
fidence and patronage this new year, 1917.
A Happy anti PratperouM New Year lo All
J. H. PRICE,—
The Reliable Store
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Robb spent Christ
mas with Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Bailey.
Kelly Kraybill and Miss Anna Holmes
spent Christmas with friends in Pueblo.
Mrs. Canipbell| is the guest of her
daughter, Mrs. Emil Enderud, of Fow
Murray Dawson, of Colorado Springs
made a business trip to this city last
Mrs. Harry Carr and Miss Hopfinger
spent Christmas with relatives in Colo
Dr. John Montgomery, of Scoltsbluff,
Neb., spent Christmas in this city with
his wife and son.
Forrest Cadwallader came down from
Pueblo on Saturday and spent Christ
mas with his parents.
There will be a meeting of the Otero
County Agricultural Association Satur
day, January G, at 2 p. m.
Frank Cretcher came up from Holly
on Saturday, to spend the Christmas
tide with his wife and family.
Miss Lettie Rarick left Saturday for
an extended stay with her sister, Mrs.
Frank Beiler of Brawlev, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Morse of Las
Animas are spending the week with their
many old time friends in this city.
Mrs. Mattie Swink Lamon is down
from Denver spending the holiday sea
son with her mother and other relatives.
Earnest Belew. and family of Las
Animas and Ray Kerney and family of
this city motored to Pueblo on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Boggs left on
Friday for Wheatland, Wyo„ where
they expect to make their future home.
Mrs. Bertha Vercoe of La Junta,
spent Christmas with her father, S.M.
Sherman and sister Miss Lucy Sherman.
Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Wiley left Fri
day for San Diego. Calif., after a
couple of days visit with relatives and
old time friends.
Mrs. John Broomfield and baby
daughter returned to their home in La
Junta after a two months stay with her
mother, Mrs. Kate Gobin,
Ross Bowman and Frank Green re
turned Friday from Kansas City where
they had been employed in the mailing
department of the Montgomery-Ward
Mr. and Mrs. Orvil Lance of Hol
brook, are the proud parents of a baby
girl, born Christmas at the home of
the happy grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. L. Farris, of this city.
Misa Rnth Stuntz, a teacher in the
Colorado Springs schools and Miss Edna
Stuntz who teaches at Eastonville, are
spending the holidays with their par
ents, Rev. and Mrs. G. H. Stuntz.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Kitch returned
Tuesday from Larned. Kansas, where
they had spent Christmas with relatives.
Mr. Kitch was accompanied on his return
by hie little daughter who will spend the
holidays v/ith them.
Mr. and Mrs. James Cullison returned
Wednesday from an extended visit
with relatives in Missouri, lowa and
Nebraska. Mrs Cullison has returned
much improved in health, and is once
again able to take charge of the res
teraunt business and bring it up to its
usual high degree of excellence.
Don’t forget Pennsylvania-Kansas-
Nebraska Day, K.ofP. Hall, Saturday,
Mr. and Mrs. Will Butterfield and
daughter Cheridali spent Christmas
with relatives in Pueblo.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Reid of Greeley
are the guests of the latter’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Byers.
Miss Susie Warner arrived from Hig
gins, Tex., last Friday, for a visit with
her friend. Miss Lucy Sherman.
Mrs. Arthur Beymer went up to Pue
blo Friday to attend the eighty-first an
niservary of Grandma Beymer.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kellogg are
spending'the holidays with the latter’s
parents. Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Pollock.
Newt Smith of the Prairie Land and
Irrigation Company, spent Saturday in
this city looking after business interests.
First Methodist Church—Rev.G. H. Stuntz
Sunday School, 9:40 a. m.
Sermon, 11 a. m. Theme. “New Ex
F.pworth League. 6:15 p. m.; devotion
al service, 6:30 p. m.
Sermon. 6:30 p. m. Theme, “Jesus
Interest in Us ’*
Prayer meeting every Wednesbay even
ing at 7:30
First Presbyterian Church Dr.J.L.Weaver
Sabbath School and all regular church
services will be held in the Grand opera
house until further notice.
A large number of Masons were out
last Thursday night and assisted in in
stalling the following officers of St.
John’s Lodge No. 75, A. F. & A. M.:
W. M. -James B. Ryan
S. W. W. C. Tucker
J. W. —I. F Haines
Treasurer F. R. Kelly
Secretary— E. L. McKelvev
S. D.—Fred Kelly
J. D.—J. C. Mellon
Stewards -C. E. Kitchen and J. C.
Chaplain—E. C. Shelton
Marshal J. H. Price
Tiler-G. B. Deihl
Following the installation ceremonies
came the annual banquet tendered t:>
the veteran Masons and the oysters,
turkey and “fixings” were greatly en
joyed by a goodly throng.
CAUSE OF WAR
"The king of Sweden raises prize
Jogs on his farm."
"1 suppose he uses them to drive hi*
The Tuck-a-Batche girls were on deck
bright and eareiy Christmas morning
singing carols. They went around in
the Smirl and Rolander automobiles
and took in the greater part of the
city, going as far west as the factors
and the sity limits cs h direction. Af
terward they went to the home of Miss
Cally Smirl where Mr. and Mrs. Smirl
had an elegant breakfast prepared and
it it is needless to say it was highly
appreciated after their earip morning
ride. The morning’s festivities ended
with the opening of the grab bag.
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■Mrs. Jas. Piper very delightfully en
tertained the W.W. club on Wednes
day afternoon. The annual business
meeting was held and the offiicers elect
ed for the coming year are:
Pres. Mrs. Jas. Piper
Vice Pres. Mrs. W.L. Wishard
Sec’v-Treas. Mrs. 0.0. Ragsdale
The gueHts of the club were Mes
dames Jennie Wishard, O. C. Nathan,
G. W. Alexander, Osrar Grogan and
Edgar Abel Abel. Delicious refresh
ments were served. The next meeting
will lie held in a week with Mrs. O. O.
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Last Wednesday afternoon the W. S.
A. club held its annual Christmas party
with Mrs. E. R. Grogan. The house
was beautifully decorated and interest
centered in the Christmas tree with its
burden of gifts. After the distributing
of gifts a short program was given. A
most delightful two-course luncheon
was served. Mrs. Boney and Mrs. Frank
Green were guests of the club. The
next meeting will be held with Mrs.
Bumgardner on Jan. 3.
The F. L. T. club met with Mesdames
Barrow and AlcCammon last Friday
l afternoon. A Christmas tree with a
real live Santa Claus was a feature of
the entertainment. A delicious lunch
eon was served.
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The Noekwil club met with Miss
Maude Wasson last Friday night.
There was a grab box with a nice gift
for everyone. Dainty refreshments
Mr. Rockafeller’s Venus
Did you receive a Christmas card from
John D. Rockefeller?
If so, you saw a picture of his new
Venus, recently discovered at Florence,
Italy, and brought to America by Mr.
Rockefeller. It has been set up in a tem
ple near his residence at Pocantico Hills
New York, and a photograph of it has
been used on his personal Christmas
card this year.
Pictures of the statue have been jelous
ly guarded from publication, but three
views appear in Harper’s Bazar for Jan
uary. which has just reached us. The
statue is made of marble quarried near
Athjns in Geeece; the same marble used
by the sculptors Pludias and Praxiteles.
Everyone interested in art should tee
these exclusive pictures of ths world’s
nswsst art treasure-
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