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February 20, 1936     The Saguache Crescent
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February 20, 1936

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I irrigation water for the 1936 grow-I ing season The snowfall is bett~rI than it has been at this time of ,*he Year for the past five years, it is ;c- l~orted, i Mrs. S. Johns of Walsenburg is Visiting her son, Floyd and Mr. andi Mrs. K. D. Saliba and Fred for a tied in Salida Valentine's day. Mrs. Walsh was formerly Ruth Coutilla and met her husband in Alamosa ah the time she was employed in the WPA nursery school Mr. Walsh, who is a salesman for the Shell Gas company was recent- iy transferred to Denver. The young couple will be at home propriate games. J Next Saturday, Feb. 22nd, being the birthday of Washington, and, in Girl Scout circles, International Thinking Day, a patriotic program is being arranged. Also, to bring to mind our Girl Scout sisters in other countries, each gM is reque.~t- ed to bring something belonging to another country,'a bit of handiwork, a painting, a song or anything else !in keeping with the idea and tell . i somethmg about ~t. i Any girl failing, t:o bring some- thing will be asked to contribute to the program. Winifred Myers is few weeks, iat the Linden Hall apartments, 1301 Sherman street. Mr. and Mrs. K. DI Saliba and son l Fred went to Walsenburg Sunday to HIGH SCHOOL HAS OPERETTA attend the funeral of their cousin l YVonne Saliba. i The operetta, "The Sunbonnet !GM" was given last Friday evenhag chairman of this meeting. The Harmony club meets todaY i under the direction of Miss Mildred~ With Mrs. Otto Werner with Mrs. Reitz at the Freedle Auditorium. i Francis Williams and Mrs. W. E. There was a large attendance of SCOUTING Whitten as assistant hostesses. ~!parents, relatives and friends. The Major Bowes and his amateurs toiglee clubs acquitted themselves Sixteen Scouts present at Troop meeting Tuesday evening. Plans aPPear in Saguache--yes sireel The' splendidly and their contributions to continue for the big party to be heht Major, his dreaded gong, coffee, the program and their appearances i in Freedle auditorium Friday evening l~ike, Graham and the amatem's, iwere highly praised. T [ tk.e .Lqth. Program will be ready for ~ateh for the announcement nexti The orchestra numbers and Teach- Week. i er's sextette selections were delight-i pal.;i.'-a~ion next week. The Scouts al~(1 Scoutert~, assisted by a group cf i fully received by the audience. !:',~enc:< are h.vim.: plans for the bi,a'- The many friends of Dr. O. T.I go~ ( ,'' of laugh-producing Pa~ker will b~pleased to learn that~ The Junior Federated club will fpn and jolly entertainment in the hei'is improving. He has been ill et :meet for a social evening with Mrs.:M:,t,n.v of Scouting. his home for several weeks.~SalidalBoyd February 28th. This is to be l~Iail. }a miscellaneous costume party an31 20 degrees above zero at 6 a. m. atso a covered dish luncheon, i Thursday mo~ning. Hews' that for Mrs. C. B. Fullenwider of near LaI Sa~'uache weatt er. 1 9 Qarita was transacting business at rr " the court house in Saguache Wednes-I The Crescent has i:, a s;[an.dingl Mrs. Lulu ]~farold attended the day. The CRESCENT office al~o!ordm" fer locata and other home Eastern Star banquet and mectil~g i news. i in Salida, last Thursday night, received a pleasant call. i Second only to the Fourth of July, while as a matter of fact it is prob- ably vn anniversary of even higher maportance, because without a Wash- ington the struggling colonies might not have made the Declaration of In- dependence effective. Although much that is les,.'endary has been associated with the life ot Washington, due principally to the " fi~t minutes trying to get the :~hill !tteston entertained thlrty-t ve gue.~ts ". .~ out of her hands, feet and body. She Wednesday afternoon at a m~sce,- !laneous shower in compliment to 5~.s. was t~vo hours getting to school Dave Sneddon, nee Joy Roberts, a through the snow. tIad she been out recent bride, at her home. another hour I would hate to think i " ~' " , , " what might have happened to her I~ffty was played d~rmg the af- i t(rnoon with Mrs. Walter Sneddan It's out of such plucky kids that out' :receiving high prize and Mrs. Ervin nation has been buihled. My guess Sage consolation prize, is she will be a leader in her con> At the close of the afternoon, de-munity some day." zeal of Parson Weems, his early:licious refreshments were served. . : Still Another fr,~m th# Morning Mail biographer, the main facts of his in-! Mrs. Sneddon received many love- We have a very dear friend. She estimable service stand unimpeached, ly and useful gifts.---Salida Mail. is past seventy years of age. ,She and his fame takes on added lu.~tet looks at the worht and thinks of the past. Here is what she wrote: with the years. ~ THE JOY OF BEING EDITOR Leading a poorly trained, ill equip- ] "What the world needs is peace. ped and sometimes nmtinous army, Getting out this little paper is no Not the peace of death, not negative Washington kept aflame the fires of picnic, inactivity, but an abiding, faith in a patriotism when a less determined If we print jokes people say we are P~esence powerful enough to see u.,~, and less capable comruander mig'ht silly; through, good enough to care, and have given up in despair. While aid If we don't they say we are too patient enough to bear with our in- serious. ; firmaties." from France finally turned the scale If we clip things from other maga-Th[$ Was in the Morning Mail, Al~o in favor of the colonies, witlmu,~ zincs i Washingten's genius and Izeroic m~'- , "The American people voted for a We are too lazy to write them our-: chan~e, and they .a'ot it. Some ,,:ay sistence the Continental Army wo~fld selves; have been crushed into submission they do not like it. In this many of before that aid arrixmd. If we don't we are too fond of our us a~ree. If the New Deal had done own stuff. :all that was hoped for, do you think It is well that we shouht honor his if we don't print contributions, I memory on his birthday and on all i it wouht have made much difference. We don't appreciate true genius; whether it was constitutional or not? other days, but nothin~ we r~:ay say or do can add to or subtract from the If we do print them the magazine is filled with junk. priceless heritage epitomized in the If we make a change in the other deathless name of Washington. i Person's write-up we are too ........................... i critical, Shoppin4~ is simple~, easier a~ad If we don't we are asleep. more economical ~hen you read each and e~,,ery merchant'~ ad iu the ~ eekl~, CRESCENT. Did not Lincoln take the bull by tee ihorns and do a lot of things just as unconstitutional as have been done by this administration? tie weft o~:'~ and the things he did were measuce8 '.by the results. They looked at the ~ow'" " like as nat will say,, effect of his de('d.% not the cause. W~' 5x'Av', '] lhi' f10111 ,,OtHC oth21 i paper_~'~L DID. 1 Continued on Page Four