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•" J. E. MAYER , President JAS. RINGOLD. Director
A. U. MAYER, Cashier H\ U. REILLY, Director Che Elbert County Bank ELBERT; COLORADO Incorporated State Bank Cash Capital $25,000 Exan’rui Regularly by the State Bank. Commission Make your credit good by doing your banking business with the out eat established banking institution in Elbert county. An exclusively ban king business conducted. FIREPROOF VAULT. SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX’E FOR K ’NT Kr, i |lan 11 u iminaiMMMMM ll n n - *********** * DR. WOIFENBERGER, Dentist * * Will Be In T * Elizabeth Ist and 3d Mondays * * Kiowa Ist and 3d Tuesdays. r » Elbert Ist and 3d Wednesdays. " » Of each Month. ( ,*»****»*** i y *********** * RALPH. E. FINNICUM, * Attorney and Counselor at Law * ,K * County Attorney of Elbert » County, j * KIOWA, COLORADO * J *********** fe DR. R. V. WITTER < Physician and Surgeon F Office in Residence back of Elizabe*' , Merc. Cc’« Store. . Phone 12 J. , Residence Phone. 7 W. , * Elizabeth Colorado. f MONEY loaned on approved Real estate security. Lee Ramsey , 606 Empire Bldg., Denver. ’ Dr. C W CONVERSE i i Veterinary Surgeon Residence at Franktown i Phone 84R12. ' T Mammoth Black Jack « j ' ' 1 Will stand at the Hammond Stock Farm, three miles north of Eliz labeth, for the Season of 1920. ' „ SERVICE FEES REASONABLE If mare is sold or removed front ~ , County Service Fee becomes due at once. ' * I. L. HAMMOND, Owner. RURAL CORRESPONDENCE > u —* —— FOND'S ITEMS (By Jinks) Mra. Steckel came out from the! Springs Wednesday. R°>’ '» out ° ( i i.t the hospital now and doing well. >mt not home yet Charles Roles spent a few days In! Colorado Springs, going In la-t Wednesday with Fred Vote, t » J. C.- Monk had trouble a-plenty Thursday and didn't get to Fond is with the mail till about four o'clork t * The next day he was late also, be cause he had too heavy a load —of , , . coal. Letters were received In Fnndls Thursday from Roy Skoog. Baying «'Y» that Mrs. Skoog is Improving and that he will be back In Fondis ns scon as he can leave her. Her con -1 dltion lmd been serious, but not "hopeless" us reports previously re r - .4 \ ceived had Indicated. We all hope for her speedy recovery. No, the men- who wrote our Consti \ * tution did not oppose liquor. Neither did they oppose slavery, and about * seventeen other amendments have been made to the Constitution thev wrote- They realized however, that •♦/the world would move and chants f would be necessary and so made pro [ visions for. amendments. 1 Mr. Miller is prospecting for min lerala on his place (the old Harry SCollins place) He has had two assayS’flradS. dfce W 5 yGVrS agr'o. arid y quite recently. These assays^ how about eleven ounces of sliver to ihe ton. He is trying to determine 1 the extent of the find. At the Farm Bureau meeting at Fondis Sunday a foreman was chooa eii for each of the four townships of this pest district, to oversee and in-j force the work of prairie dog eradi-j cation. The foreman for Township l !>, Range 62 is W. F. Beaman; for 10-62, Chas. Schauer, for 10-63, Mr. EickhofT and for £-63, A M. Roeh ling. All land must be treated,dur ing the week from June 15th to June 22nd, and all dogs killed by August 15th, at about which time Hii-inspec ior will look over the territory. Bet ter get your poison. Give your or der to your foreman. Not much time to loose. The rural mail routes have caused improvements in the roads und new roads to be opened. Consolidated schools will do the same. The nec essity must come before anything much can be expected. Railroads are not built until the necessity for them exists. Are you wise or other wise? Ike Campbell bought Mrs. Gra ham’3 farm, three miles east of Fondis Ross Howard spent part of last week In Denver, disposing of his property there. Freeman Reubeck went to Nebras ka last week We can’t guess what his errand was. ‘The roads were dragged promptly after the last ruin. Keep it up arid great benefits will surely follow. Let’s license the profiteers If they are going (o profiteer in spite of all regulations. Sounds sensible, does it not? PIKES PEAK Weather fine, rpads fine, grass fine, everything fine, in fact Colo rado is a fine country. Roy and Arthur Hadsell motored to Denver Sunday. We suppose that all the fair grad uates are getting their photos made, that they may respond properly to il.eir acknowledged invitations. Kay Backus and family called at the George Williams home Sunday. G. S. Kirkpatrick had the misfor tune to lose one of his work hors-.s this week. We have heard of many kind of bees, and in fact have had personal dealings with several varieties, but the ladies have come forward with a new one. namely, the “vinegar bee.” At a wedding we attended some years ago. a baby cried during the whole ceremony, it was simply aw ful, said the little maid of honor. When i get marired i am going to engrave on the corner of the invita tions, “no babies expected.” Young folks are great creatures, anyway, but still we always enjoy their company, for it makes us think of the times we used to have before our hairs w r ere gray* Ihe Hie of an editor must he great, he has the country folks to hunt up all the news they can find and send them in while he sits at his desk, writing ouK little statments, | saying your subscription has expir ed. please remit at once, and any one would qUit their work to go pay up 1 the editor, co about all he has to do is pocket the money. ROCK BUTTE Mr. and Mrs. Yerkes are keeping house at the Watts Residence for a few days as Me Knapps are moving* into the house vacated by the Yerkes Mr. C. W. Whiting of Elbert put up new tombstones at the Sparkman graves Monday, and erected a new iron—fence around them Tuesday po hey cunnot be used for grazing. Mrs. Lorensen’s mother visited her a few days recently, returning to Denver Wednesday morning. Mr. Reeves was a visitor here Tu esday. Revcrand Jas. Millar went Wed , nesday morning to Greely, whe-e* Mrs. Millar has been receiving treat/ ment the pasf couple of weeks, -fehe? , will possibly return home with him/ Died— Mrs. Kathrine Oltmans, at* Westminister. Mrs. Oltmans Is a daughter of Mrs.Seubert of Douglas County, and has attended school in , Elizabeth at one time. She was a i warm- friend of the Alding'trrs. - ’ "" j i She leaves to mourn her loss,a hu*-^ band,Halley Oltmans, two children, a mother, brother and many friends. She was twenty-five years old Dr. W. S. Bennett visited Den nison's and M. L. Wight's Monday. Chris Nicholson and children vis ited Albert Wight's a few days re cently. Mr. and Mrs. C. F- Wight attended j the funeral of Mrs. Adella Nicholson at Elbert. Saturday. An err§r occured last week in re gard to the burial of Mra. Nicholson at Miami. The plans were changed and interment was made at Elbert. FARM NOTES. The Carson Brothers and Aunt have had friends visiting them the I last week. P. P. Patterson has moved to town to work on the county road gang. ' Everybody is very busy in this j neighborhood, getting In their crops 'and several women folks are help ing. Mr. Wm Polsen had a work horse disappear the first of the week and j has not found it yet. It Is pre sumed that it wandered away with blind staggers. There is entirely too many tax collectors for the number of tax pay- ( cr3. We need food a great deal more than we need good roads, and the help that the good roads are tak ing from the farms. UNION HILL NOTES. At the Union Hill Sunday School there will be Children's Day held the latter part of June. There was a surprise party at the Osborn home for Zola, It being her 13th birthday. There was a party at the Gammon ranch, and a party at another home the same night Saturday, May 15. The weather sure is grand around here Jnst the last few dnys and the farmers are hustling In their crops, ns fast as they can. The Woodard family has got set tled on the Ike Campbell place A new baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hce Campbell last Monday morning. Everybody Is rushing In their crops, on account of the good weath er conditions. Mr. Ike C nmpbcll has returned home from his trip to New Mexico. PERSIMMONS. Mae Squires and Althea ” Brace spent Tueaday night with Mrs. Dee Pottinger. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brace W'ere u nited with the Presbyterian Church last Sunday. Florence Gatewood spent Thurs day with Helen Clark. Jo3.sie Squires has returned from Cripple Creek, where he spent a cou ple of weeks. Greuljam, Mr Lindsley, Mr. Case and Ed Clark. No one reported very sick aH yet. Glen Brazelton is working for E. R,uhdy. Miss Hattie Hoover is papering her hoqee this week. Doiu’ good job, too. On Tuesday forenoon Earl Squires bad quite an accident. The. clevis pin breaking on the plow, throwing him forward and broke several front teeth; pulling one entirely out. He and hl3 Uncle autoed to the Springs the next day to have dental work done on them immediately. Mr. and Mrs Dee Pottinger, Al-- rneu Brace and Mae Squires autoed to the High School exercises a t Eliz abeth Monday night. Mr. Lindsley plowed with his Ford one day this week, but gave it up in djsgust. " If you want, a good time at the dance in Elbert Saturday night, he .‘Hire to go and get a glimpse of the wild bunch from here, who are sure to be there. To get some pointers about several things. Mr. and Mrs. Dee Pottinger spent Sunday evening at Mrs. Houston’s. The Misses Beulah and Vilie Dere mo «re spending a few days in Den ver. Mrs Squires entertained at Sun day dinner Mr and Mrs. J. C. Braz elton and family and Mr. and Mrs. Deremo and son Clyde. Mr. Lindsley purchased a couple of cows of Mr. Creßham last week. « Mr. arid Mrs. Janies Murray gave a delightful dinner to some of their friends last Sunday. Despite the high cost of cream, quantities of it was consumed by- hut let us tell you tv ho were there and you can judge, the families oT Earl Ruhdy, George Mr. and Mrs. Squires and family made calls on the families of Mr. De |remo and Mr. J. Dittemo.re Sunday. Mr. Gresham and family, accom . panied Mrs. Epler as far as Denver week- Mrs. Epler went to Ida j ho to visit her sons and families. , Mi33es Althea Brace and Mao, Squires spent Tuesday afternoon at i Mrs. Dec Pottinger’s and Mrs. Clark and Helen spent Tuesday, afternoon there . j | All of our farmers are in the fields last. For Sale and Want Ads Ask our advertisers. Ask our • subscribers. - Let the Tribune and Banner serve you. • i LOST—a crank for an Oaklund car, one day last week, between Eliza beth and the Blumer ranch. Find , °r please leave at the Tribune-Ban ner Office or J. II Fredinburg, Elizabeth, Colo. FOR RENT. 6 room house furnished. Good garden spot all plowed. R. S. Er kenbeck, Elizabeth. Colorado. 6 4 FOR SALE— 4 registered Duroc Jersey boar pigs and one sow. The Bell Livestock Co.. Elizabeth. Colo rado. j Mr. Squires and two eons autoed Kiowa on business last Friday. Mr. Deremo's house Is looming up quite handsomely and if we have good weather he can get it painted soon. Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Helen took , dinner at Roy Carver's last week. HILL TOP W. R. Horry and Mr. und Mrs. K. I. Horry left Tuesday for California where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Horry’s two sons for some time. J I WEST SIDE GARAGE i! I Gives Service and Satisfaction ♦. ■ * ♦ Repair Work, on any Make of Machine, Mo- ♦ I tor or Engine. i Raditors Repaired, Mag- ||| X netoes Charged, Batteries + __ ■ ‘ ♦ Recharged. + I TIRES, TUBES, OILS- AND GAS I l “ACCOMMODATION.'’’-Our Motto I ♦ ♦ J J. P. KNAPP & CO. t | ELIZABETH PHONE 28J, COLORADO | Vr ■■lf.—ll I I ~ " ' " i ~1 i I H I Meeting the Demand ' Meeting the demand for more efficient telephone service is L just as difficult as meeting the demand on any other public y concern—whether it be an over-crowded grocery store, a pop- j ular ticket window, a bargain counter or anything else jWhere \ supply is running short. * '- \ \ Conditions are unusual throughout the entire manufacturing*,, mercantile and domestic world. Deficiencies iriNtelephone v v service which have been quite obvious for are directly due to these abnormal conditions. \ ! !■ Materials are scarce—manufacturers are not able to meet the'*? N demand—telephone supplies cannot be had—the diverted \ Xfr all activities in other directions, and they are just beginning to come back. Until the normal level is struck, there is bound-1 to be shortage of supplies and this means deficiencies. 1 Vr| V " The telephone service is probably no better or no worsen than the general average of the business and domestic routing. % The telephone management is in a vigorous campaign toijget its service back to the old standard of speed and accuracy. \ Patience and co-operation on the part of the public will great ly aid in bringing about mutual satisfaction. The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Co. : i * . It! - ■ 1,1 " TV..-ALJ3J ELBERT COUNTY TRIBUNE OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER. ELBERT COUNTY BANNER Published at Elizabeth, Colorado, every Friday. ALBERT NEUMAN. Publisher and Owner. EDWARD J. PHILLIPS Editor Manager. Entered at the Fostoffice of Elizabeth, Colorado, as second class matter. CARD OF RATES. Subscription, one year In advance |1.6tl Subscription, six months .76 Dlspluy ads, per coUnnn inch .25 Cuts and electro ads, per inch .16 to .18 Want and sale ads, per line one week .10 Want and sale ads, more than one week .07 Church notices, obituaries, card of thanks, etc , per line -06 Legal udvertißing Legal rates Job work, any kind Estimated Ed Reum shipped two veals to the. Denver market on Tuesday. Mrs. J. A. Howard who lias been spending some time visiting friends in Denver returned home Friday. Mrs. C. W. Fanson wus a Castle Rock visitor last Thursday. While there she had some dental work atl tended to. Miss Margaret Rankins and Mas ter Frank Bunking of Eußt Lake are visiting with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs. Thomas Harmer. Mr und Mra. Mikollzik spent Sat- * urdny evening with Mr. and Mrs. Al bert Reynolds of Elizabeth. , Mr. Roy Kendall and Miss Effio , Kendall of Fort Lupton are spend ing a few days at the F. L. Kendall home. Quito a number from around here took in the Graduating exercises at Castle Rock last Friday, the two Bth grade graduates from Hill Top Dist rict being Misses Iris Kendall and Bertha Kelsey Miss Jennie Bhaffner of Denver spoilt Saturday and Sunday at the Mikollzik home.