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VOL. XXXVI
Elizabeth To Be Favored
With Rare Talent.
Somo of the leading citizens and
business men of Elisabeth have made'
arrangements for the Midand Ly
ceum Bureau to give their entertain
ments at Elizabeth this season. The
course will consist of five programs,
the first to be giver at the Elizabeth
Town Hull Td-tds. . October 18th, at
8:00 o’clock p. m. A program will
be given each month until all will
have beer, given.
These programs are all recom
mended to be high class entertain
ments. They are varied in nature ?o
wiil be Interesting to both young
and old. They will consist of a male
quartette, vocal and Instrumental
solos, novelty ■ tuntr. impersonations,
violin music, readings, srixaphone
music, drawings, lecture, etc.
This course should receive the sup
port of ull who want good, clean f
entertainments or amusements for,
their young people and who are
working for the social interest of Eliz
abeth and community.
Season tickets for this course can
be secured at the Thompson drug:
store or the McKimmic barber shop.'
Season tickets for adults will be
$2,110 including war tax Minors
twelve years of age and under, $1.65
including war tax.
The committee in charge of the
sale of tickets encourage the pur
chase of season tickets as they will i
by cheaper than buying single ad \
mission tickets and you will bo sure
to have the benefit of the full course.
If season ticket:; arc purcluirud from
either of the above
you get a reserve seat free ofic'.ihrge. '
GRANGE MEETING.
A very interesting Grange meet-'
ing was held Saturday evening and ;
some important business was trans
acted. It Was decided to order an
other load of coal; also a load of
salt. All Grangers wishing same
arc,asked to give their orders to the
Secretary or Master.
After the meeting, delicious water
melon was served, and one of our
progressive merchants also treated the'
Grangers to candy and cigars for
which we extend our tliauks.
A janitor has been secured. aJ
new gas light has been bought, and
the hall will bo heated and lighted
on time.
Saturday evening. October 15ih,
we will serve baked potatoes, fried
chicken, and .bread and butter. Lad
dies are asked to bring the chicken
fried und the potatoes ready for
baking. All Grangers are welcome.
Come and have a good time and
make our Grange an interesting pi ic;-'
for the busy farmer and his family.
A Member.
McKIMMIE’S RESIDENCE
CATCHES FIRE.
Early Tuesday morning it was
discovered tha«. the residence of Dud
McKimmie was on fire. Bad news
travels fast and in a very few min
utes plenty of aid had assembled with
fire extinguisher.- and wate. pails to
put the fire out. The f'rc started in
the roof of the porch on the east
Serious damage would have resulted
had Its discovery not been made ear
ly.
STOCKHOLDERS MEETING.
A stockholders’ meeting of the El
bert County Co-operative Co. will be
held at Kiowa Saturday evening,
October 15th. at S:00 o’clock for
the purpose of adopting by-laws,
electing officers, and transacting any
other business that may come before
the meeting.
By Order of Committee.
KENSINGTON MEETING.
The regular monthly meeting of
the Ladles’ Kensington will he
held Thursday afternoon. October
13th, at the homo of Mrs Geo.
Mayberry.
Devoted to the Interests of the People of Elizabeth, Elbert, Elbert County and the Divide Country.
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES.
School was dismissed Wednesday 1
in order that the students might at- 1
tend the Douglas County Fair pio
viding it was made up on some holi
day during the year.
This being the end of thq month J
quizes are in session.
Quite a number ol students wprei
absent from high school the first of 1
the week.
A case containing seven maps has
been placed In the assembly room I
for use by the different history
classes. This will be a great benefit
in their study of the different coun
tries.
*
Itoscoe Bevans returned to school,
Monday after an absence of two
weeks. lioscoe had the misfortune |
| to have a horse fall on his foot;
which laid him up for a while.
! The mechanical drawing class was
started lust week and is progressing
nicely with Prof. Brown as instrus
tor.
I —
llal-ph Clugy attended the fair 1
i Wednesday with home folks.
| Although basket hall has hardly
begun, we Jiavo. a challenge for a
practice game.
L... '
'f Alberta Keunett was absent Mou
| day and Tuesday, helping cook for
threshers. J /, : h ; •
.
Thursday morning, at the c'cfrn
;uand of the former student body, the
t; freshmen came arrayed in green
ribbons.
GRADE SCHOOL NOTES.
Loren Adams was absent from
.• chool Monday.
1
sj Lena Bremer enrolled as q sixth
■ grade pupil Monday.
I
| Helen I’fost has returned from
[ Denver fully recovered and able to
l take up her studies again.
. ■ Bernice Blanchard was out Monday
I on account of illness.
I I A great may of the school chi I
dren enjoyed the fair atCastle Rock
, Wednesday.
|i
The intermediate grades find the;
study of Colorado very interesting
work for Friday afternoons.
The children of the primary *room !
are receiving dally lessons on the!
care of the teeth. Samples of Col-j
*' gates’ dental creani have been dis
-1 trihuted to each child and pledge |
ards for each to sign. At the close
-j of the lessons compositions are to
i, be written by the third grade and a
5 prize offered by Colgates & "Co. is to
i i to be given to the one having the
| best composition.
1
Loren Patchen rave a party Friday
evening to a group of Ills young
friends.
All pupils are progressing nicely
- with the Palmer method of writing.
• The Tth and Bth grades are hand
r ing in weekly compositions upon a
'• live subject In connection with their
y English work.
Alvira Farris "cn : i up tb#» u t
in the ciphering down '•■intent Pi dr
evening.
Howard -«•
f fortune to hr* 1 -k his thumb u-Mio
e playing at school on? day lav we k
r
>• Carl Polsor was abvenf. from echo'd
t Tuesday on account of the sale.
ELIZABETH. COLORADO, FRIDAY. OCT. 7. 1921
OUR MOTTO: JUSTICE WHERE VER IT MAY LEAD.
The Port of Missing Men
Old Ranch Home
Burns To Ground.
The ranch home of Mr. and Mrs.
; Reese Hughes on Lower Running
creek six miles north of Elizabeth,
better known by some perhaps an the
old Orsburn home, was completely
'destroyed by fire about seven o'clock
Sunday evening.
The fire was first seen by Mr. j
Hughes who was on his way to the
j Grab urn school liouso to assist Mrs.
Hughes who was doing some #ui k
preparatory to the opening of school
| Monday morning. Mr. Huglu.;
rushed back and culled to the boys
who were at the barn milking. One
nf the boys immediately phoned tor
heU) while the others made an effort
‘ toT-eniove some of the furniture fr’orti
the building, us the fire was too far
along to be extinguished. A large
crowd from the surrounding country. 1
including a large number from Eliz
abeth, soon began pouring in to as
sist in what ever manner they could
but they were too late as the whole
house was aflame. All the furni
ture and contents were destroyed
with the exception of Hie piano, two
dressers trunk, chairs, and one or
Dvo other pieces of furniture. Also
Mr. Hughes’ pareni , Mr. and Mrs.
i E. W. Hughes, lost nearly all of
1 their furniture which was stoied up
stairs. i
It Is not known just how the fire
started, but was thought .from a de
fective flue. The fire started up
stairs in the northeast corner of the
building. Mr. Hughes was in the
; house about fifteen minutes before
the fire was noticed.
Mr. Hughes, had been to a big cx
. pense having the house remodeled
, and refurnished a shortlme ago which
made the loss much greater. We un
j derstand the building was Insured
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This quartette of the Midland Ly- This will be the first program of the
feum Bureau will give a program at
I the Elizabeth Town Hell To.-lay '='' to be E,Ten h ” ,h « D,,rcau ">
evening,October 18th. at 8:00 o’clock. Elizabeth this v/in^r.
i
but not the furniture.
Temporarily, Mr. Hughes and j
family will live in some building on
the place.
FROM OUR EXCHANGES.
j Mr. ami Mrs. Fred Albfn, Orley
"roucli and Eustace Little went to
ino State Fair at Pueblo Wednesday.
Tr. Albln’s race marc. Prepaid, won
in a race Tueeduy, and was to run
: .'lain Wednesday Divide Review.
i E. B. I M ill’ree anrl R. M. Gross.
• owners of tlie May bell Bell uewspu-
I or, have purclia> ed the Courier at
Craig from J. E Duvall and are to
< ondm t both publications in tjio
future. Mr. DouPnc" and Mr. Gross
, aiv both • . < (lent newspaper men
and their succe. a is assured Divide
Review.
Mr. DeuPr'-e was at one time* edltf
<>r and publisher of the Banner of
Elizabeth.
Tom McCuuidand. while returning
from a trip to Colorado Springs
Saturday in bis son’s Ford hud aj
rather districting accident along the
road in tlie Black Forest a few miles {
:011th of Elbert. Ills lights had
failed and be was feeling his way
| along the road at the rate of a very
o \v mile 1 per hour, when he rat\ off
of a new fill, turn in the car over
■nd pinning him underneath. By
‘"rin r out 1 >m< -llrt with the one
lend he had loose ho managed to
o f . out after a time, with nothing
j mor. serious than a quite severely
bruised rhoulder. He caught a ride
to Elbert where he stayed all night
M sons arrived on the seen-*
■ M *e n»xt morning. who went back
■: I rot the car. Divide Review.
Elizabeth Happenings.
A light snow fell Thursday night,
the first of the season.
Jack McKlmraie wus a county sent
visitor on Wednesday.
Mr and Mrs. Frank Garland spent
Wednesday In Denver.
Mrs. B. F. Rice of Los Angeles.
California, spent « few days with
Mr. and Mrs. W. F, Ahl last week.
j The Geode Crystal Library Club
was entertained at the home of Mrs.
W. F. Ahl Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs* Fred Miller of Denver
spent from Saturday until Sunday
with the Frank Miller family of Eliz
abeth.
Mr and Mrs. N. H. Angle of Court
jland, Kansan, returned home the first
I of the week after visiting their
daughter, Mrs. Morlan
If you have any news conrerninK
yourself or your neighbor, send them
n to the Tribune or givo them to us
over the phone.
Helen Pottlnger of Cherry pur
chased a new Chevrolet from the
( Ahl Motor and Tructor Co. the lat
ter part of lust week.
A. A Britt of Eliabetli and Taka
Irish! of Denver will wrestle at the
Town Hall InKlizabeth Tuesday e\o
nlng, October 11th, at 8:0ft o'clock
A fine baby boy was born to Mr
and Mrs; Ghss. Huston ot Strasburg
* Sunday at the home of Mrs. Huston's
parents. Mr. and Mrs E. T. Evans.
Mr and Mrs. Smith and children
and Mr. and Mrs. Kay Backus were
, among the number of Elizabethites
. who attended the Douglas County
fair at Castle Rock Tuesday.
All American Legion men are urg
ently requested to attend the regular
meeting at Kiowa on Thursday eve
ning next, and all ex-service men
I are urgently requested to come and
. join.
i r
John Snhms of Littltton was u
business visitor in our town the Int
| r part of laHt week. He was ac
compzHilcd home Friday by Prof. A.
V. Coonradt who transacted business
In Denver, returning Sunday.
L. F. Brumbaugh. wife and two
youngest children and Mr. and Mrs.
' J. P Knapp, Sr., left Sunday morning
for a ten day visit with friends and
i relatives ot Lui'ay and Sylvan Grove,
Kansas. The trip was made by auto.
The Geo. L. Weir sulo, held on the
ranch known as the Luke Orutter
ranch southeast of Hill Top. lost
Thursday, was attended by a rather
mall crowd. Only fair prices were
received from the sale of stock etc
Mr Weir will move his family to
Aurora next week where he xpets to
make his future home
We regret very much the delay In
getting our paper out this week. Our
linotype machine Is badly In need of
repairs, and only after much time
lost, and through the efficient aid of
Mr. It. A. Stubbs of the Parker Post
expert linotype machinist operator,
were wo able to get the machine in
•Tape to get our type set for this
week's paper. We trust this will not
occur again.
Quite a number of the farmers In
i the country surrounding Elizabeth
I have been busy the past two weeks
'threshing their grain. Nearly aM
report good yields. Frank Miller re
i ports un average of over 24 bu. of
1 rye per acre from fifty-five acres
j threshed. A! Reynolds' spring wheat
averaged better than 25 bu. pot acre
and hiH oats went above 40 bu. per
j acre. John Schroeder reports 50 bu
of oats per acre. Many others re
port good yields
plilPer"*”*!
For Subscription £
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NUMBER 44
The Morlan-Mctzger Motor Co.
unloaded a car of Fords Tuesday.
Mr. Poison was well pleased with
prices received ot his sale Tuesday.
W© would like to have our corres
pondents mail their Items in time to
reach us on Tuesday of each week
Dodo Clark of the Franktown
Franktown neighborhood called at
this office Tuesday morning.
Mr. Rankin. inspector for tl
State Home for dependent childrei
was in Elizabeth and vicinity o
Wednesday.
Mrs Frank Garland entertain*
Mrs. Correy Oates and little daugli
ter of Denver from Friday until Sun
day.
Ed and Roy Phillips and Mlssoi
Minnie Phillips and Bernice Brum
baugh took In the fair at the Rock
Monday.
Roy Davidson and family of Peyton
nent Sundai at the W. F. Ahl home.
Mr. Davidson Is engaged In the inor
cantlle business at Peyton.
County Commissioner. E. T. Evans,
was viewing n bridge over Kiowa
'•reek by the Pat Duffy ranch on
Wednesday.
Elbert County was well represent
* d nt the Douglas Countv fair hold
nt Cast In Rock Monday Tusday and
Wednesday.
The little daughter of Mr and Mrs
Veal McMillan, who is In the rhll
drena Hospital, Denver, fa slowly im
proving.
Mrs. Will Michels, son and daugh
ter of Colorado Springs were visiting
it the M. J. Tletjons home Thursday
and Friday. Miss Cleo TletJenß nr
• ompnnled them home Friday, re
turning tyuiday.
Mrs Frank Miller, accompanied
by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller, autoed
»o the Oeo. Gresham ranch n af Fl
bert Saturday afternoon to visit the
former’s daughter. Miss Margaret.
Miller. who is teaching school In
that district.
V Miller made hln usual *r'n
*o Castle Rock Saturday where 'a
assists his son. Phil, In the nv* t
market during the Saturday rush.
Phil finds plenty of business nt eiu
new location.
Wm. Pfoat and family motored to
Denver Monday to consult a doctor
"oneerning the health of their young
er daughter. Helen. An uncle of
Mr. Pfost’s. J. R. Hall, who had been
visiting nt the Pfost home since Fri
day. accompanied them and returned
♦ o Ills home nt Clinton, Missouri.
Miss Ida McMillan, who was a
resident of Elbert County and a
c tudent of the Elizabeth Union High
School a few years past, was united
*n marriage to Mr John G. Weddle
• her parents home In Slblev. M’s
our!. Rundnv, September 25th. Mr.
nd Mrs Weddle will make the'r
home nt Rlblev. The Tribune extends
hearty congratulations.
ROCK BUTTE.
J. R. Hewitt of Scdalia was in
his neighborhood Friday
Mrs. Frank Hart of Kiowa visited
it Reese Hughes’ Monday. Mrs. F
W Hurhe*i of Denver went home
with Mrs. Hart for a visit.
Alva, the youngest son of Mr. anil
Mrs. R. L. Blakley. who were at one
time residents of Falrvlew. died at
Schell City. Missouri, of Brights
disease, which was brought on by
poison The bereaved family have
the heartfelt sympathy of all In their
loss.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allen,.
a daughter.

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