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Brick which is being used in building the garages in town is being delivered here by the use ofaheavy motor truck Attorney Frank Means was a business visitor in Moffat lest Frid~.y. Reguler Catholic services were held at the church last Sunday; Roy. Forstor in charge. Former editor of the Cn~:SCENT, W. H. Iiam re! urned, Sunday from an extended trip thr,mgh Kansas. H e left again Thurale.v for a trip to Pueblo. The stage at the Means opera house is being outarged for the boxing match Saturday night. Bmt B )yd wa~ given a writeup in the . Denver News, one day last week. The sporting editors of Denver recognize in Bud a "coming kid". "Dad" Wagner has moved his barber shop into the north room of the abstract bfi]diw4 whorohis ma~ycustomors will find him wb, h the "you are next" smile. Arthur Jo}mson returced from Denver Mond.~y evening, where he has been visiting friend~ during the past week. O.viug to the high freight rates, will sell our household goods and furniture. Iu ordort.hat we may knowwhat to pack, purchas,:~rs should he prompt Inquire Paul M. Spangler, Annex, Babtist church R~v. Spanglor has b~en called into an- other tbqd of church work and will leave the B~pti~t church h~ro. Th~ congre- gation here do not like to loose their pastor, J. W. Bennett of the State B.)ard of Forestry visited the county officers last week and assured them that every pro- caution will be taken for proLeo~iou agsi,)st forest fires, during the coming season ~xtra riders will l)o put on if ~ecoss~ry. Jut.a Lawrence and m,,th~r Mrs E ,Russell made a trip to (7enter, Sm~day, They returned accompnnied by the small- est psi dog over seen in town. It is al. most necessary to tie a string around the little fellows neck and to the door knob beforoturning him loosein theyard R J. Moans who h~s b~ou runuing the Sagaache hotel for several m)~ths is planning to give up the hotel business. He and his family will move into their residenc% early next month, aud will quit the hotel about March first. A r~)d~,r called at the oflics the o!her day andesked us to explain when to: use "~hall" and wben to use should. The explanation as follows is very plain. Never u'ac "shall" when you should use "should" and never use "should" when You ehouM use "shelh" In short ~s should always say ".should" whenever we should and never say "shalt" when we should say "should." Is that plain enough? Oaoofthe truly smart affairs 'of the ~'ist w~ok was the elaborate six course urk%. dinner given Friday evening by ~r. and -~l re. Charles Tarbell. The table with its gleaming cut glass, (hdnty china v,n,l fine damask v.ith gorgeous 0ont~rpi,~,e of carnations, was a picture and addoJ to that, th(~ delicious diuner. served as Mrs. Tarbell so ably can serve, made the affair a most enj~)yable one. Covers were laid foe Mo8sers and Mos- dame~ Malcolm ttonsloy, E G, rdon Gotthoff, and Mr. Ritter and Mr. C. Gordon• Mrs. James Parr left Saturday for Alamosa where she is spending a week with her husband. George Humphreys spent the week end with his parents at Moffat. Miss Ella Wharton spent last week at her home in Moffat. The Fortnightly Club will meet with Mas. Clover, Thursday. Quotations from "Comedy of Errors". John Farrington is home from Denver after spending a week at that place. W. J. Beatty came home Saturday ove- neng fr,m Denver. He spent a weel~, transacting business. Misses Carr and Baker of the public school are cosily domiciled in a suite of rooms a)~ Perry Campbell's whore they will be pleased to meet their friends. Misses Edminston and Lister have de- cided to live single no more and are liv- ing together in cosy apartmeuts iu the Dilley home and happily receive their friends there. Friday evening Miss Edminston ~as the charming hostess at a little affair for Miss Lister in honor of hor"steenth' birthday. Miss Lister was the recipient of ~ number of honors on her birthday. She with Miss E~]minston had a birthday breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. V¢. F. Boyd Tuesday morning. Eugene Williams left Friday eveni,~a for Denver where he will be for two weeksin the interest of the forest service Mrs. Will Tucker and baby, after an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. AmJa Ellis, returned to her homo in Bananz.. last week. Mrs, Edgar Noland who spent the week in Denver was joined there by Mr :Noland who was on his way hnme hem Kansas City, Missouri. They returns3, Sunday afternoon. George Curtis and wife returned from Denver, the latter part of the week after taring in tbe stock show. The order of Eastern Star hold its regular mooting Saturday evening. The attendance was splendid and a social I time enjoyed by all. Mrs Tarbell and Mrs. Oampbsll gav~ interesting readings and aopropriate songs were sung by the chapter• Mr. and Mrs. Walter Slane, one of Sa- guache~s popular young couples, enter- rained the Fortnightly club and hus- bands last evening• Duplicate Whist was the entertaining feature of the evening and was muoh enjoyed. Delicious ~e- froshments were served and a very jolly evening was spent by the club. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gotthelf wore the delightful hosts at an elaborate din- nor Wednesday evening. Mrs. Ootlheif is one of Saguache'e charming new ma- trons and she with Mr. Gottholf taler great pleasure in extending their hospi- tality. Their guests for the evening were Mrs. Rsy Ellis, Miss S!ane, A. N. [titter and Clarence Gotthelf. The home of Joe Beery and family wee the scene of a merry party last Tuesday evening, when Mr. and Mrs. Beery were host andhostess at dinner. Mrs. Beery has a reputation as being one of the best cooks in town and their guests for the evening concede that popular [)pinion. After dinner the evening was spent in playing cards. Thespell of severs winter weather is broken is the opinion of many of the lo- cal weather prophets who take a special interest in weather conditions• All in- dications are to the effect that good weather will continue for several weeks HOO EXPERT TO BEHERETOES, party with Dr. G. H. Clover, vetrinarian l at the Sla~e Agri~ultm'sl college, and Prof. Morton of the animal husbandry department at the college, are carrying ou a tour of investigation in the valley regarding hog diseases and will be here next Tm:sday to meet the farmers and conduct an evening n~eeting. From a standpoint of hog raising the lecture wi!i be an important one as many essential pot:its may be gathered from the discourse. The three men are in ~ha fo!'¢fro~d, o{ agricultural work in the ~tate wad have many opportunities for sludy alon~ this line. The lecture will be called at 7:30 in the eveni:~g, allowing plenty of time for s~v~,ral hours of good lively discussion following the lecture on the evening's subject. It will be held in the court room at the court house. DEFUNCTION. Con tti~te pesar, comimcamos ]a tristo y lamented)Is ruuerte de nuestra quorida eSl,,~say ma(ire, quien en vida llovaba el omhrede Ca,'molita Sanchez De Borrogo, ! Acacido h his dote y media dol J uevos,dia 23 do Enero, 1913, en su residencia en Saguache, Colorado. falleciondo victims do una ]aria y pences enfermedad, que sufri6 son Resignation Cristiana, per el espacio de cinco moses. La finanda rue on vida una Ssfiora digna y merecodora ,te ia coniianza y respocto do redes los qu~ en vida la trataron, espeeialmente, en esta comunidad on deeds deja est am- tmd.s grates resarodos; fuo nna madro e;tr~fl~:,s'L e~posa models, cuya honestidad !~ grnnaoaron una haesta de amigos.. . (is ~I .'~ , .) 1; {i mda. 47 ann, s_,°'/ ........ din~ han'_ )ends l,~mo en el ntis 1865, el din 25 ff~ Ju]io. Deja pars lamentaa su muert~ '~ au e~p)ss, dos hermanas y un hermano y r.~, g~'an humors de ar0ientes smites, l),q• medic (is estas cuantas linias de- ~'D;illlt}e (l$ii' nilestras man sinceras gra- ,'io~ A tod(:squienes con tan buena vol- untad no~ ansi!terse en el tiempo de rl us.s{ re p,:sar. J. E. Borrego,' Santiago Borrego, J. 1{. Borrego .i r. LOnG TIME RESIDENT DIES IN CALIFORNIA Edward Ulroy, a former resident of lifts section died on January llth, at the home of his daughter, at Soledad, Calif., ,fret a ~hort illness resulting from llrights disease. He was 74 years old. Mr. Ulrey, up to some tire years ago, w~m one of the most prosperous and highly respected citizens of the valley. tt,~ at one time lived and tilled a farm five ratios southeast of town. i~ive years ago much broken in health ::rod decli~ivg in years he c'osed out amny of his iutorosts here and moved to California to live with a daughter. In the summer o, 1911 he accompaniad by hi.~ wi,e returned to Colorado and paid a visit to llleir old homo hero. tie leaves a ~ife and three children; t w._, sons and a daugMer. His sons live ia Cok,rado. lhs oldest son is a farmer ne~u" Center, while his youngest son is a resident of this section. Ilis many friends here are sad over ~b.e newsof the death of this much be h)wd old gm~tleman. POPULAR CENTER MERCHANT TAKEb WIFE Mr. Charles Bisbop of The Bishop Mercantile Company of Center end Miss MytleLauer of Monte Vista were mar- ri'ed at, ti~e home of the brides' parents, ou V~edncsday, January 22. Only lh~ re, laLives of the bride and groom witness od tim c~rcmony. 51r. Iq~d:~op and his bride left for Denver and other points, on a abort honeymoon trip. Tipsy ~fll be/it home in Center in about a w(ek. T{~APPER LOCATES INDIAN GRAVE A curious collection of Indian bones and several other relics of by-gone da~ was brought to the CRESCENT office Sat- urday b) a few neighbors and wore add- ed to our (,triCe collection of ancient ~el- ion wlfi,:h already consisted of an empty ink bottle and a ,m;ty paper file. The st least, and may extend well into the ' collection wss uncovered ~met of town month of March. ThissectLm has miss- i by a trapper in search of a location. The ed much of the severe winter weather spot has b~'en traveled over many tim, which has been nolicable in other parts i with no noticeable evi0enco of the exist,- of the state which is particularly fortu-, ing bur)tog ground. A seaech later, nate for the stockmen who are winter- disclosed the fact that other ancient, tag and feeding large numbers of cattle graves exist there and they will be un-, and sheep, covered. CE NT ER P.L. Stevenson spent Sunday with his parents in tlooper. During the absence of U. B. Tracy, J. F. Sells is looking after the business at the drug store. Mr. Tracy is visiting relatives in Missouri. Few people from Center attended the: stock show last week. C. G. Chown has been on the sick list but is reported better. F. L. Bishop, of the Bishop Mere. Co. spent the later part of the week with his famiiy in Monte Vista. J. P. Burnes was the host ,it a smoker given at his home Jan. 17. The gentle- men present report a splendid time. Mr. Barton made a businesss trip to Center last week. Mr. Seaman, the real estate man of Alamosa, was showing several men land last ~eok. The cold weatimr doesn't seem to keep the land men from being interested in the purchase of property hero• Several business men of Monte Vista attended the railroad meeting here la t week. Guy Moody of Alamosa was visiting friends and relatives in this vicinity ~ast Chester 8rubacher has been confined to his hems for several days on account of an injury received in a fall at sch~ el Misses Oda Spencer, Bonnie Hurt and Ethel Sheplor were trying a now kodak Sunday afternoon. We hope the pic- tures worn good. Mr. and Mrs. E O. Rainee left Mon- day for Twin Falls, Idaho, where they expect to make their future home. W. R. Spencer hss just returned from a short busiuess trip to Texas. The dancing club will give a ball Fri- day night at the opera house. Mr. and Mrs. J uto Lawrence and Mrs. E. Eussell of Saguaohe were Center visi- tors Sunday. On returning Mr. Law- rence was 1.be proud possessor of a French poodle pup. Mrs. Clmn made a trip to Saguacho last Saturday. She expects to locate there for the present. She is a sister of Mrs. Dr. Shaffer and will be missed in ths social circles of Center. On Wednesday of this week Mrs. Bru- bather entertaiced at whist. A delight- ful time wes spent and delicious re- freshmen's were served. The people of Center, as well as the ranchers of this community are pleased to'chOW that the contract for tbe nsw railroad has been signed and hope that the work will ~oon begin. R. O. Whittlesey had quite an exper- ience with fire early Tuesday morning of last week when lho motor truck took fire at the Hess garage. He gave the alarm and with the help nf Mr. Hess who was :slseping in the office, succeeded in ex- tinguishing the flames, but not without considerable damage to the motor truck, After a very short illnessness the in- fant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Britton died Wednesday uoou of last week. A short service was held at the home Thursday and interment made in the Monte Vista cemetery. The family have the sympathy of their many friends. The Strollers Quartette, the last num- ber of the Lyceum course, entertained a large and attentive audience at the opera house last Friday night. This was one of the bsst numbers of the course and the people of Center should appre- ciate the opportunity of hearing artists of such high cl,)ss. On Friday afternoon a very entertain- ing program was rendered by the liter- ary society of the Center high school. One of the main features of the program was a debate on the question, "Resolved that Bachsls should bs Taxed for their state of Bachel,~rhood." Affirmative, Irsne Sims and Ira Cave; negative, :Jesse McQuay and Harvey ~avo. The negative received the favorable decision of the judges who wore Mrs. Grim, Mrs. Wearle and Roy. Gill. PRIES r OONDUOT$ DOUBLE WEDDING, MONDAY Rev. A. Forster of Dol Norte~ Catholic priest in charge of tb0 parish here, was in town Sunday and conducted regular ~orvices. Following early mas~ Monday morning two marriage ceremonies were performed by ths priest. Mr. Cristen Oarcia and Mi~s Sofia Martinez of Mir- age were marrisd, and Mr. Fermin Vel- asquez and Miss Lusi~ Gonzales, both OFFIOIALS ASSURE RAILROAD AT RECENT BUSINESS MEETING Center will have Road in Operation to 19 13 Beet Crop--4000 acres Contracted this Season. t{eports relaling to the proposed railroad from Monte Vista to t~enter, show that the road was practically assured at a meetiug of the Sugar Company and the farmers and busi- ::ess interests, lash week. At least 4000 acres oi sugar beets have already been contracted and a higher acreage is expected to follow befbre the dose of another week. The $'25,000.00 mark on the donut move account of the fitct that earlier in the season pop,dar op,uion indicated the proposed road to be only a promotion schcIlle• The ol]icers of the Sugar Company who have been in charge of railroad affairs "ire delighted with the pro- gress which has been made by the pm)l)!e, ospecia[ly [tL (]cnLer and iLs' tribuLary section. They gave every atio~,s is to be reached at the preseut a~suranee at the meeting last week r a t e, before many days. Many that the road will be built and show- farmers have been baeku an~ aboutI ea their willingness to sign a con- si~; i::g contracts Lo grow beets onlLract to that effect. As a last substitution Young Erlen- born of Denver has been offered for Frank White who was under contract to meet local Bud Boyd in a 10-round bout i here February 1st. Since last week when it was known that White could not be here, Manager Means has not permitted Bud to break training; knowing that he would be able to stage a fight with some boxer• Indi- cations are that the bout will be more interesting from the ~peetator's stand. point with Youog Erlcnborn in the ring than if White had fulfilled his contract. Erlenborn comes from the younger class of fighters in Denver, This fact, how- ever, does not mean that he is easily handled, because such is not the case. He is one of the pluckiest little fighters in the west. He is a clean boxer in the ring and never is meau in meeting his opponent. He is an opeu fighter, ac- cording to the local men who have seen Into in action, and ought not be difficult for the local boy to get at• He wilt be] in good condition as he has recently been through several stiff contests. Of course local sports expect to see the home boy win and are sure of the !outcome if hard work and trainicg may be taken as a criterion. Boyd is every inch muscle and has worked his indur- encc to the maximum pitch. He will enter the ring in perfect condition, bar- ring accidents by that time. The fight being called Saturday night gives the local boy only a few short days in which to prepare, but that lime beck- ed by eevaral weeks of strenuous work ought to pat him in the ring at his L)est. COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS MEET A'r ALAMOSA The organization of couuty s,3perin- tendents of this nmmal district hav)~ been iu se~ion this week at AIamosa, where considerable business was trans- acted which may later have a noticable effect upon the work of tim county sup- erintendents of the several counLias. Chief among the matters which re- ceived attention at the meeting was Ihe arranging of a fall institute. The week commenoingAugust 4th was named as institute week. The fail institute will be held in Alamosa and will be a meet ing, especially of interest to scanty sup- erintendents, although it is probable that many teachers may attend. Prof J. R. Allen, superintendent of schoals in Gr~nd Junction wilt preside and con- duct a series of studio~, A~sisti~:g him will be Prof. H. S. Phillips amt Mrs. Madge Evans, both of the Denver schools. The receBt meeti~)g ,it Alam,*sa closed with the election ot officers• The result was as follows: Pros, C. E llurt, Rio Grands county; sec, Mr. Christonson, Con~jos county ; trees, S. E. Forbes, Sa- guacho county. ~tookholdor's Meeting. Sagnache, Col,), January 14, 1913. Thoarnualmeetingof the stookhohl ere of The Meano & Ash!oy Mercantile M. E, AIO PLAN- NING MUSICAL The Methodist parsonage needs a now well before it is real]ya home and the ladies of the Aid Society are going to try and raise enough money to get one dug and have put their heads together and evolved a plau whereby eueryone can help the cause. There will be an Old Time concert given by the best tal- ent in Saguache in the Means opera house February 14th when the following program will be rendered: : Iutroduc(i,m .................... Mrs. H.M. Bryan Chorus "Old Folk8 at tfomo". ...... M. E. Choir Iustrumontal Soh, 8elected .......... Miss O'Noil l{eluhng Setocted ............ Mlss Nina Ht,ckada¥ Vocal Solo "Anui~ Laurie". ............ Mrs. Pim Violin and Piano Duet Selected ............ .............. Miss Johnson and Dr. Gotlhel V¢,cal Duel 8elected ....... Mrs. Clover, Mr. Tru The Critic ............................. Mrs. Boy ()horus "All Fhru the Night". ....... M. E, Choir Trio "Three Maids of Lea". ............... .......... -Mrs. Beery, Miss Cart, Miss 8co,il Pbmo Duet "ltowo BweeL Items '. ......... ................... Mrs. Creger, Mit~s O'Neil Vocal Solo Selected ................ Mi~s Msrriam Ma[(, Quart,at "Oht Kentucky Items". ..... ............. Beery, Gottholf, (~ood, Shippoy lieu,ling So|erred ................... Mrs. l~9omi~ Vocal Solo Selected .................. Dr. 8hil)POy Chorus "Way Dowu llpon the 8waueeRivor" ................................... M. E. Choir I)net "Juanita". ........ Mrs. Palmer, Dr. Loomi~ ~olo "[hm Bolt". ..................... Mrs. Clover Mixed Quartet "Then You'll Remember Me" ........... (';lover, McEutyro, Truo, 8hipney Benedictiou ......................... Ray. Coberly The n)embers of Lhe _5,1. E. chorus are, sopranos, Mrs, Beery, Mre. Ward, Mrs, Pim, Miss Carr, Miss Bsnnig¢om Altos, Mrs. ,:leE:~tyro,~ ~ Mrs. FuHorton, Mrs. Palmer, Mrs. Wflhams, Miss Scovil. Tenors, Beery, True, Loomis, Greene. Gotthelf, Rifler. Basso, Marks, Ship- pey, Good, Cobsrly. Counly Commissioners return from Denver Meeting \ Tim co,~nty commissi,)uers returned late last, ~e'ek from l)enver where they spent a busy week. Among the impor- tant nmasnres taken up was tho endors- ing of tho Tohin Skinner plan of hand- ling the internal improvement fund. They also endorsed the reclassification of counties with ti~e view to putiing the county commissioners on a salary basis instead (ff tho per diem. They re,,om- metaled tim following salaries: Counties of the tirol ,quss, $2A00 a )oar, second class, $2,000 per annum, third class, $1,500 per mm,mh fourth (:lass, $i,000 per annum, lifth class, $500 to ~800 per annum, A lo~islalive committee cnmpn~ed of President.elect t!i~gins and o~e mem- ber from each c,mgressional distric~ was appomled. Theoommitleo met andap- pointed a subemnmittee c()mprise,i 9f President elect lliggins, J. (L Swell, art nf Fremont, nnd Georg,; A. Hodson of Denvm' to have charge of the legislative work Just ht;foro the ~.OSSiOn adjourned W.S. Whinnery the retiring president was pr~ysented with au 1. O, O.F. ring. The conven|ion also went on record [is demanding that the elate pay the water commisdoners or else allow the countie to name them. ERLEN~ORN ARRIVED TODAY Young ,'.r~e~ )me arrived Lbiamor~iug of Saguache were ms:Is man and wife. , Company will be held in its ethics in the with hi.~ m,m,g~r to be iu readiness for The event was followed by much mcr- I .own of Saguache, C,lo, on Mm,tay. his bout with thud Boyd Saturday night. ,~ ( ) , ry making during the day, Intheeven- l~ebrusry3rd, 1913, at2oclockp, m. forl'l'he~wo ),on are stoppl~g a| the Su- ing a grand bridal ball was he d in Un- gq~.('br hotel and wil{ train enough to for the events of ! the purpose of ehcting a l)oard of direr- I ' • ion hell, a fitting close tins for the ensuing year and for the keep lhe young fighter in good shapa the wedding day. The two couples have [ tracsacti,m of such other business as i until Saturday. many friends who wish them well. may propsrly come before tbo meeting. I !l't, y rcere m)t expected to arrive until L R. W. Shellabarger, t,.mi~ht bnt through a cimnga in route Old papers at this office. 3ec'y. & Tress. arrived earlier than otherwise,