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Franklin's Paper The Statesman
Twentieth Year MEN FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS ALBUQUERQUE NEWS. S A. Bond u rant, proprietor of a clot heft-cleaning and pressing estab lishment in Denver, was in the city for a visit last week. Mrs. John Turner left last Tuesday for Angeles and other California joints. She expects to be gone for several weeks. Prof. J B. I>ott is teaching a Bible cla.HB every Sunday. The Professor is an able Bible instructor and nis scholars will be greatly benefited by his teachings. Thanksgiving Day was duly ob served In our city. Business houses wore closed the entire day. Union re ligious services were held at the Pres byterlan church. The day was Ideal for weather, which enabled many families to entertain their friends to costly turkey dinners. Mr. T K. lowers left Friday to Join his wife in San Diego. Calif. Mrs. G. W. Cochran is home again from the hospital, where she has just undergone a serious operation. She is getting along nicely. Rev. H. H. Jones made a hurried trip from the city last week Rev. W T. Thornton had charge of the pulpit last Sunday, delivering two able ser mons. Mrs. F I Ward, of Raton. N. M a recent arrival, is the proprietor of the New Windsor restaurant, located nt 11SVk North Third street. She will make reasonable rates to regular boarders. The best meals in the efty are served at 25 rents. The Eastern Star Club gave an en tertainment and concert last Monday at Red Men’s hall. A well rendered program was a feature of the evening. , The singing by Mr. and Mrs Murray, of Boston, Mass, thrilled the audi ence with delight The instrumental | accompaniment with ijlano and violin rendered by Miss Francis Ellsworth and Master Milton Ellsworth, was evidence of much training, which was pleasing to hear. The paper by the matron, Mrs. D. T. Ellsworth, was well prepared and was listened to with Interest. The songs by the mixed quartette brought down the house. Wholesome refreshments were served by the Indies of the Star A good crowd was in attendance, which made the occasion a success. Many white companies are organ izing business concerns in the Terri tory Why can't Negroes organize and try to get some of the good land before it Is too late? Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brooks are new DENVER, COLORADO, SATURDAY DE< EMBER 4 1909 arrivals from Raton, N. M. They ex pect to make this city their future home. Mr Brooks found immediate employment with Thornton, the cleaner. FORT COLLINS. Mrs. W. W. Bryant of B.ouider spent Thanksgiving with her frlenls in Fort Collins, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Goodall. She returned home Friday i and reports a delightful time, j The chapel formerly owned by- the colored people, and for which Mrs. E. J. Goodall, u colored woman, gave , much of her time and worked faith fully. was sold by the sheriff Monday 'to satisfy a Judgment. Mr. E. E. Har row bought the structure, paying $-58 5". w hich covered the amount of the judgment, interest and court costs. Mrs. Goodall was very much affected to see the building sold.— Fort Collins Express. Mr. John Talbert stopped over two days en route from Mexico to Chey enne. He was a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Goodall. Messrs. Hal bert and Goodall were pioneer chums of Leadville. Mr. Talbert not only reports his stay in Collins enjoyable, but wholly beneficial. ALAMOSA NEWS. Richard Oliver has been on the sick list. Miss Octavia Riley was indisposed this week. Mr. Hall visited his family in Sil verton last week. Wright & Riley have been showing H. J. Smith of Perry, Okla., the points of interest in the San Luis valley and the many advantages for our people in Alamosa, Mr. and Mrs. Mack Wright presid ed at a sumptuous repast Thanksgiv ing day. The guests were Mrs J. N. Garrett. Mr and Mrs. Dudley Wright, Miss Belle Bradley, Messrs. Green. Blackwell, Trotter. Houston and Smith. Mrs. A. J Riley is somewhat indis posed. Mr. J. D. Smith Is representing nine families in the town lot drawing In Alamosa, November 30th. Mrs. .7 N. Garrett spent Sunday at the Wright ranch. Miss Octavia Riley and Mrs. James Garrett were pleasant callers at the Wright ranch this week. DOUGLAS, ARIZ. Rev. W. H. Prince, presiding elder. was with us on Sunday, November 21st. The pastor, Rev. J. H. Brown, had things in goo l condition for the short time he ha been here. The A M. E. church is looking forward to the time of build ng a new church. Everything points to a prosperous year for the chur h. The protracted i leeting is going on in the A. M E. cl urch. Rev. Prince preached Sunday ind Monday night. Rev. Miles of Sant i Fe, N. M., preach ed on Tuesday ight. Rev. J. H. Brown preached Wednesday night. The stewards ot the church for this year are J. L). M »ss, Joe Henderson | aha Enter Prothoi Trustees — Willi im Niles, Joseph Hughes, W. W. M alker. , Stewardesses—> rs. Lettia Hughes. Mrs. Maggie Brow 1 (secretary), Mrs. Julia Niles, Mrs. losena White, Mrs. Lena Walker, Mrs Lulu Brown, Mrs. Flora Wilson. This is a beautit il city with a push ahead people. There are three churches here. DENVER "LOCALS Arthur Burnett i down from Steam j l>oat Springs. The funeral sen ices of J. W. Tur ley last Sunday at Shorter church as sembled a host c ‘ his friends. He was a member of \rapahoe Lodge of , Old Fellows and of the Building laborers’ union. V touching funeral service proceeded the interment at Fairmount, partici; ated in by Rev. Ward a pastor of Shorter church, of which he was a n ember, and by the | Odd Fellows. TL j deceased was a j good citizen, an » xemplary husband, an earnest worker for the good at all times. The dear v ife whom he leaves Is doubly bereft, >ut all suffer with j her in the loss of a good man. The I sympathy of the t >mmunity goes out to her in her griel Mr and Mrs. Ad nns of 28th avenue are the happy par* nts of a baby boy. The election in the Elks Wednes day resulted as fol ows: V. B. Walker. Exalted Ruler; La renco Stephen. Es teemed Leading Haight; W. A. Rice, Ssteemcd Loyal K tight; King Hayes, Esteemed Lecturii g Knight; Douglas Miller, Secretary; H. J. M. Brown, Treasurer; J. F. Clark, Chairman Trustees. George Spates it in the city en route from the we: t to Hot Springs. Five Cents a Copy Dr. C. D. DeFrantz, formerly of Pu eblo, is now in this city and is offic ing with Dr. McClain, at 2743 Welton street, where he will be found for the next two weeks, before they move into their new quarters at 28th and Welton The state of Colorado on Wednes day issued a charter to the Rocky Mountain Athletic club, with a num ber of prominent business men named as incorporators. This club is for the social betterment of its members. It will occupy the building at 1759 Champa street and has planned a large future, including the building of a permanent home for itself. The operation of the club is the same as that of the exclusive white club such as the Denver club, and will be open only to members and visitors under the escort of members. Gambling is tabooed and games are restricted to the social pastimes. The by-laws will soon be ready from the hands of the printer, though some have already applied for mem bership, depending on the character of the Incorporators for their confi dence in it. A big future awaits the move. * i 4J The Carnation Art club will meet Friday with Mrs. Pollard of 1505 E. 16th avenue. All members are urged to be pres ent. Mrs. Dan Mallory has returned to the city and they are residing at 144 Columbine. The Soda Dispensers on Thursday night entertained as only they can. They served a buffet lunch free to all who came and during the entire even ing served liquid refreshments that have made their organization famous. The crowd was just right for dancing and all present enjoyed themselves to the utmost. Souvenir programs of the occasion were given away. As usual, special attention was given the decor ations. Besides the bunting, flowers and the like, there were two pieces of soda fountain art work. The one by W. A. Rice was a frozen floral and fruit picture arch, so attractively done that the eye was gladdened and the appetite excited at once. The other was a skillful piece of ice carving en titled “Soda.” done by Johnnie Wat kins. Miss L. Fitchue won the cut glass punch bowl. BE SURE AND READ THIS. The annual Xmas sale by the ladies of the Church of the Redeemer will be held at Shorter church, 23rd and Washington, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 14 and 15. An endless variety of articles, both useful and ornamental, have been pre pared by the ladies. They invite a careful inspection of what they offer. Prizes will be with tickets of admis sion. Admission. 10 cents.