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A stitch in time often saves an ex
Colonel Melton is in Billings for a
few days Shumannheinking.
Harry Tipton is in Basin for a
Mr. Cunningham is here from Lan
Jack Tweedie was in town over
Mrs. W. L. Simpson went to Bil
lings to hear Madam Schumannheink.
A. C. Newton returned on Wednes
day, after having spent several
months in California and Chicago.
Mrs. Ross Yates has returned from
a shopping expedition in Denver —
“broke,” but happy.
Orin McGan of Powell is one of
the Enterprise’s new subscribers.
Watch us grow!
Irma Waugh of Eskridge. Kansas,
is in Cody with a view to locating
Louis Cavanaugh who has been the
guest of Dr. and Mrs. Howe for a few
days has returned to Denver.
Dwight Holister and W. T. Hogg
departed on the early train for Basin
Paul Cockrel and Lawrence and
Anna Freeborg are week end visitors
Grace Hendrick, known to nearly
all old timers in 1 Cody because of her
annual visits to the Valley Ranch, is
on a trip around the world.
Good old Hurricane Bill Herrick
finally betook himself and his crooked
leg out of town. He is at present at
If anyone fails to he at the great
masquerade at the Temple on Febru
ry 14th, it’s their own fault if they
miss a good time.
Tommy Lawson’s wife and little
boy also departed on the noon train
for Billiqgs to hear Madame Schu
Henry Dahlem came down from
North Fork on Monday to look after
his cattle which are wintering on
Our old friend Tex Kennedy and
Mrs. Fred Morris were down from
North Fork towards the end f the
Terry Barrefleld has been in town
looking after his numerous oil inter
ests. As a matter of fact, he is still
J. E. Finch who formerly was in
■charge of the Consolidated Elevator
& Milling Co. with offices at the de
pot, was in town the end of the week.
For heaven’s sake don’t anyone
forget the great event to be pulled off
•on February 14th. Its the Eagles’
Lawrence Nordqufst, who has been
visiting in Powell recently stopped in
at the Enterprise office on his way
to his North Fork ranch to order
some booklets printed.
Ix>u Erickson writes from Tia Jua
na, Old Mexico, that the arrival of
the Enterprise causes as much ex
citement in a circle of horsemen at
the tracks as a race.
Mrs. Ed Raines, assisted by Mrs.
Howell, entertained the Episcopal
Guild Wednesday afternoon. The
Guild will meet with Mrs. Pool on
Mrs. Fred Morris on last Monday
secured a divorce from her husband.
The Morris ranch on North Fork wll
continue as the property of Mrs. Mor
J. M. Meier who Is employed as
cook for Mrs. Ward at the Yellow
stone Case tripped on a plank the oth
er night and dislocated his hip. He
is still in bed with the injury.
Joe Jones was bserved at the mov
ies Tuesday evening. He is in town
on his way to Greybull to join the
Elks. He is expecting to go to New
York in a few weeks.
B. C. “Bob” Rumsey drove his great
old Pierce into our midst last. Wednes
day. He left for Blackwater Camp
on North Fork the following morning
without leaving a single clue as to
the purpose of his visit.
Judge Manning of Paint Creek, Wal
ter Hoffman and Honest Farmer Hop
kins all but cached in on Skull Creek
hill on Tuesday when the latter’s hea
vy car camo within a hair’s breadth
of going over the bank.
Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Marx who have
.been down from Valley for a few
days, ran into a little hard luck on
their way home, when they lost the
felt lined hood cover off their Dodge
car. Mrs. Marx called up to say that
1f anyone traveling the South Fork
road happens to find it, it will be ap
preciated if they’ll pick it up and re
turn it to the owners, the latter part
of the above sentence being natural
ly more or less important.
Rev. Blaskie preached in Powell last
Dewey Johnson was in Cody on
William Goodrich left on Monday
on a business trip to Cheyenne.
Mrs. Minnie Shore is visiting with
friends in Cheyenne.
Mrs. E. L. Patterson is visiting
Miss Bertha Fear and Mrs. C. L.
Boulware left for Billings the latter
part of last week for a few days’ visit.
Robert Gleason of Greybull was
among those who registered at the
Chamberlin on Thursday.
Charles O. March, accountant, has
been in town lately going over the
Ford Service Station books.
E. L. “Doc” Boulware has been do
ing some carpenter work up at the
J. M. Baston was among those de
parting last week for God knows
where. He left on the noon train.
L. L. Newton returned the latter
part of last week from Sanders, Mon
tana. L. L. runs the Herald.
Al Me Alanhan which is an awful
name to spell, returned to Cody Fri
day after a trip somewhere.
Mrs. Ned Frost entertained at a
bridge party on Monday afternoon.
About forty guests were present.
Mrs. Lens has recently returned af
ter a few days absence on a nursing
Miss Mabel Watson is another
Schumanhieker at Billings this week.
Which, by the way, is the devil of a
name to spell.
Sam Scoville has been putting on
his bucking horse act at the Empress
Theatre in Deliver and expects to go
from there to Kansas City.
Electa Howe who has been employ
ed in E. J. Goppert’s office as steno
grapher resigned her position last
Eugene Phelps, Charles Belden,
Art Mayberry, Otto Cassidy, Phil Kent
and Henry Sayles were in from the
Greybull country the first of the week.
Ted Thompson, whom everyone
knows as the son of the late “Gus,”
says that he will be in Cody in the
spring with a herd of pinto ponies.
“Powder River” Curley came in on
Saturday’s train. “Powder River”
states that the Cody Stampede will
beb h’s last ride in a bucking contes*.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Barringer arriv
ed in Cody during the past week, af
ter an extended visit to Salt Lake
City and Montana
Malcom Montcrief who formerly
managed the lumber company here,
has a part of his Polo pony ranch for
sale over near Sheridan.
1 . K. Johnston and W. T. Hogg
were both seen at the Al Been sale
last week, but when observed, there
was a hay wagon between them.
Perry Snyder, foreman at the Val
ley Ranch showed his tall form about
town during the latter part of the
week, and departed for Valley Sun
Mrs. Waggoner and Mrs.
Fred Miller from South Fork, were
among those in Cody last week. Mr.
Miller was also in town and purchas
ed a calf at the Al Beem sale.
Forest rangers McGrew and Walter
Peterman were both in town Monday
attending to business matters of the
Greybull and So’»th Fork stations re
Judge Ben Simpers of North Fork
was in Cody recently to consult with
a Chiropractor or something like that,
or in other words, to have his back
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Westerman
were in town for the doins. Henry
bought a now battery for a flash light
which has never workedl since he got
it for Christmas.
“Kid” Wilson who thought he had
a ring-bone Saturday finds after a
trip to Billinges to consult a surgeon
that his lameness is due to an injury
received some time ago when a horse
stepped on his foot.
Attorney General Walls very near
ly decided to run over to see all his
old Cody friends, this week, accord
ing to an interview just received via
telephone. The attorney general is
at present in Basin on business.
It is noted in a Long Beach, Calif,
paper that among those entertained
recently at a bridge party given by
Mrs. A. B. Sweeting and Miss Scharf,
was Mrs. Frank Tompson of Cody.
Miss Scharf will also be remembered
by many as a former Cody resident.
The Hot Springs county officials
who are trying Bert Lampitt have
leased the largest residence in Basin
to house their 75 witnesses and attor
neys. C. A. Zaring of Basin will as
sist Lin Noble and William L. Simp
son in their defense of Lampitt.
ITT!I1IIIIIII TI 11 mII T I %
Small Town Stuff I
By B. V. D. 3
LAST WEEK after
WRITING ABOUT Hizzoner
• • *
IT WAS learned
HE HAD taken
IT SO good-naturedly
THAT I WAS glad '•’T
HE ISN’T as
CROSS AS HE looks
AND RESOLVED to
OMIT CHAFFING for '
A WHILE AT least r \
BUT YESTERDAY when
WALKING I heard
SOMEONE YELLING behind
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ME AND thought
* * *
WHOEVER IT was
MUST BE calling
HIS MONGREL but
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WONDERED WHY the
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DOG HAD THE same
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NAME AS I
AND SUDDENLY I
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WAS ORDERED into
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A CORNER AND out
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OF THE wind
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AND THIS man
•' • *
WHO ADDRESSED me
• • •
AS HIS pup
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AND WHOM I
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RECOGNIZED AS one
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OF OUR RISING young
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ATTORNEYS AND it
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WAS THE one
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WHO SAID IN court
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THAT HE had
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NEVER HAD A drink
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AND MAYBE he’d
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BE BETTER off
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if He had
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BUT ANYWAY he
♦ ♦ •
ACCUSED ME in
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NO GENTLEMANLY lingo
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OF KNOWING something
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WHICH I NEWER knew
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AND WAS almost
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INSULTING WHEN I
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ASSURED HIM so
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AND TO make a
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LONG STORY short
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I NEVER realized
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WHEN TAKING on
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THIS JOB that
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NEWSPAPER WORK is
♦ • •
SO PUGILISTIC but
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I NOW see
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THAT VERY soon
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I SHALL be
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PACKING BRASS knuckles
SO MUCH for that.
Others in town this wek from the
Pitchfork were Art Cassidy and Har
old Hill. Mr. Cassidy, here with some
of his riders to meet the cattle, re
turned homeward on Thursday, and
Mr. Hill has gone up South Fork on a
There was a party at the T E Ranch
last week. Among those entertained
at cards and general dancing by Mr.
and Mrs. Mont Jones, were Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Aldrich, Mr. and Mrs. Bub
Cox and Mr. and Mrs. Carley Down
Mr. and Mrs: I. H. Larom who have
been visiting tflth Hon. Jake Schwoob
for the past ten days, departed in a
cloud of dust and the Cadillac for the
Valley Ranch the latter part of last
week, Larry says he expects to go
East some time in February.
R. G. Miller who has been living
in Oregon since leaving his ranch on
North Fork several years ago, and
which is now owned by Norman de
Mauriac has moved with his family
to California. He Is now practising
law in Los Angeles.
Jim Osborn and Pat Kelley who
both claim to be almost the oldest
living residents of North Fork were
attending to important affairs in Co
dy last week. Hardy Shull, another
old timer from North Fork, was also
among those present.
Miss Evelyn Steib, secretary to
Larry up at the Valley Ranch, re
turned to health and civilization on
Friday, after more than a month
spent in the Powell hospital after
having undergone an operation for
Bill Love who runs the pool hall
up the street where Blanche is flxin’
up the eats, as he says in his ad,
dropped in at the Enterprise office a
minute ago to order a paper to be
sent to Mrs. Love and daughter Imo
who are now residing in Boulder,
Colo. Thanks Bill!
A Frenchman, generallv known as
“Ben” who has been a dude at the
Valley Ranch for several months, and
who han such a rediculous name that
we can’s posibly ttempt to spell it,
has departed for Lincoln. Nebraska.
Randolph “Mike” Hough has also
gone away from the Valley Ranch, i
Jay Blood. Mr. and Mrs. Evan Hol
man. and Bill Peterman were among
those seeing Major Hoopes and the
others on the stage of the Temple,!
Friday evening. As all know, all of
the above are from Ishawooa and Bill
still wears that great smile which he
has had ever since he got that Fordl.
John Fowler has two new thorough
bred yearlings which he plans to train
as soon as the weather permits. Mr.
Fowler is expecting to secure some
more colts in the very near future and
those that do not qualify as racing
stock will be trained either as hunt
ers or po’o ponies and shipped to the
East and to Canada.
George Nelson, one of the best
carpenters who ever breathed a
breath of fresh air this side of the
Mississippi, came down from South
Fork for a brief respite from, his duties
at Ishawooa where he has been build
ing the new Community House, which
is now nearly completed.
Pete Nordquist, who has been now
for some time at Rochester, Minn.,
where he went under the knife as they
say when speaking of operations. Is
now getting on quite favorably. Pete
and his brother Lawrence are run
ning the now famous dude ranch
“Jim Creek Heights.”
Carley Downing, veteran Game
Warden came In with Mont Jones.
They motored to Powell on Friday,
and purchased for the TE Ranch a
We earnestly desire your early inspection of our men’s work clothes.
We carry only the best—Sweet-Orr Company makers. Our motto is not
“how cheap” but “how good.” Every single article is absolutely guaranteed.
If you do not receive satisfaction your money will be refunded—not with a
grumble—but with a smile. The truly economical man buys the best. To do
so is to really SAVE.
See our work clothes window this week. The following are a few of
the articles we are offering:
Men’s heavy corduroy best grade pants, per pair $5.00
Men’s Moleskin Pants, in khaki or stripd, per pair $3.50 and 4.50
Men’s Mackinaw lined pants in khaki or striped, per pair 3.00
Men’s heavy woolen socks, Ball Band brand, per pair 90
Men’s heavy woolen socks, other makes, per pair 75
Men’s Rockford cotton 2 pairs for 25
Extra heavy Canvas gloves, red wrist, pair 20c, two pair for 35
Leather faced gloves with leather tip and jersey back, per pair 45
Leather faced gloves with leather tip and canvas back, per pair 45
Men’s all leather muleskin gloves, per pair 50
Men’s all leather muleskin mittens, unlined, per pair .50
Leather faced gloves, per pair 35c; 3 pairs for 1.00
Tick Mittens, per pair jg
Medium weight best grade canvas gloves, per pair. 15
Men’s bib overalls with suspender or high back, 220 weigth denim,
douole stitched, union made, per pair 1.50
Jumpers of same make, each j jq
Levi Strauss NO 1 quality waist p.'.r pair 2.00
Boss nrand waist overalls, per pair j jq
Our Prices on Overalls are the Lowest in the City for the Quality of
Merchandise We Carry
DRY GOODS- ■ ■ Watch Our Daily Specials on Display.
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WHERE IT PAYS TO PAY CASH
registered boar which has since been
shipped In by train and carted up
country by Arthur Holman Esq., and
his South Fork Stage.
Mrs. “Judge” Fred Richards from
North Fork came in to indulge in all
the gayety of the latter part of the
week. According to latest reports as |
this goes to press, if the Judge gets ‘
something fixed underneath his car, |
he will be in town the first of the |
week to enatch Mrs. Richards from'
Russell Crane, formerlv of Meeteet-'
sp country but who recently purchased ‘
the Markham Ranch just outside of |
town, writes that he wil return about j
the middle of the month. He says
that outside of having a mew baby
in his household and the other child |
having whoopingcough, he has had a
fine time in the East.
Mrs. Charles Belden and Mrs. Eu
gene Phelps arrived in town last Mon
day to have something on Mrs.
Phelps’ baby’s head attended to by
a doctor. Mr. Belden joined Mrs.
Belden on Wednesday, having motor
ed over to detrain thirty-two head of
purebred bulls shipped in from Mont.
All departed for the Greybull country I
S. A. Nock, Editor of the Enterprise. I
departed on Friday for the East I
where it is rumored he is to accept i
a position as instructor in a Young t
Indies Seminary. He has been suc-|
ceeded on the Enterprise staff by Ar
thur Little, Jr., otherwise known as'
June Little—even if I do say it my
Andrew Hutton, Forestry Supervise
, or, returned to Cody last week after j
'an absence of several moons. (Mean
] ing “months”—its not safe to even
1 joke about moon these days). Deputy
I Supervisor Shaw is planning to leave
I Cody early in March, which reminds
u-3 that Miss Katheryn Foard who has
been assisting for several months in
the Forestry office will l«»ave in April
Monte Jones Studebakerdd in on
Thursday to see “The Sheik” at the
WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY .1. 192?
Temple theater, and also to enjoy the
excellent K. of P. Home Talent Ex
travaganza on the following evening.
His namesake, otherwise known as
"Phonograph Jonsie” was also in
Cody. Jonsie says that he doesn’t
I need a horn on his enr because when
he gets in a crowd all one has to, do
I is look at the front of his radiator
i where there is a sign, “Dodge, Bro
Ed Raines, the man who showed
; ’em all how to run a real barber shop
lis going about the streets so fast
I that the telegraph poles just flash by.
Ed recently presented himself. with
j a brand now flivver. Ed must be get-
J ting rich for he recently moved into
the residence formerly occupied by
Ted Jordan, son of Hillis Jordan.
I was arrested on Tuesday afternoon
1 on a charge of breaking into the Vari
ety Store. Considerable merchandise
waa found in his possession and he Is
to be taken on Wednesday morning
to Basin where he will stand trial be
fore Judge Metz. It is believed there
were several other Cody youths im
plicated along with young Jordan.
i Among those entertaining during
1 the week were Mr. and Mrs. Charles
1 Belden of the Pitchfork ranch. Mr.
| Belden had as dinner guests at George
i Grupp’s restaurant Friday evening,
I Mr. and Mrs. Irving Larom. Mr. and
' Mrs. Dwight Hollister, Hon. Jake
1 Schwoob and June Little, afterwards
I taking his guests to the performance
lof The Sheik. General dancing was
| later enjoyed at the residence of Mr.
If the people who are planning the
new hotel nt the depot should happen
to walk into the Chamberlin some
day, they would realize the utter im
possibility of trying to steal the sum
mer tourists away from our town. The
hotel has recently gone through the
-most thorough "flxin’ up” and the
floors and everything in general are
so shiny that the other day a man
walked in, took one look around, and
immediately disappeard to put on a
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