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SAGUA CHE CRESCENT. VOLUME L SAGUACHE, COLORADOD THURSDAY, MAR. 19, 1931 i ,11 i i i ii _ NUMBER 12 GRACE GRETCHEN SHIPPEY Grace Gretchen Shippey, the younger daughter of Dr. and Mrs. O. P" Ship!Soy, whose death occurred at the Porter Sanitarium in Denver on March 8, 1931, was born in Saguache on April 17, 1906. She attended the public schools of Canon City and Sa- guache and graduated from our High school as valedictorian. Later she attended the University of Colorado, where she majored in education and journalism. She received her A. B. degree frora the University in 1928, was a rneaber of Delta Delta Delta social sorority of which she was one time President. and of There Sigma Phi journalistic sorority and was rY prominent in campus activities. fter graduation, she became in- structor in Civics and American His- tory in the Roosevelt High School in Canon City, which position she held r three years. She was sponsor of the school paper and took a very act- ive part in student and faculty af fairs at that school. FUneral services were held rom the dOalinger Mortuary in Denver on Tues- ', March 10. and were conducted by he Right Rev. Irving P. Johnson, Bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Uolorado. Grace was a member of the Epis- Opal church and of theGirls' Friend- Y Society and of the choir of that body in Canon City. She is survived by her parents, , and Mrs. O. P. Shippey, a sister. S]" Helen Gotthelf. a brother, Jack nllPeY, and her grandmother, Mrs. mma Hall. Mere words seem inadequate to express the sadness of those of us who knew Grace, who felt the charm of her Wonderful personality, and hose pleasure it was to feel that Pirit of happiness which was hers. oAflthotlgh taken from us in the bloom . Yauth, we can but feel that the Y oys of many years we;e hes. be- tH c0h-y displayed that enviable characteristic of getting the raost out of every occasion, and by so aO| doing, site gained a wide experience -,,| an.el a sphere of enjoyment which can 1 Only COme to those who have lived a happy life 3 ] utstanding in her were those rare ;RS I,facutties of making those about her nappy. and of placing the welfare of ry ,|others foremost; her loyalty for her ==friends was hut the beautiful ! -things of her lifeneander that loyalty / osop00y which was hers and that losophy which gave to her the best " all Which this old world affords on ]all OCcasions, and which made her that life was so much worth ---hile for the good things which it held, is best described by the words f the English poet wlo said: Life! we've been long together, .. _ !::a rOUgh pleasant and throu h cloudy tl0| :  .... g eather; tg ca Ti " .: s hard to part when friends der are dear; )nsib erhaps twill cost a sigh, a tear; at-so Then steal away, Lrive little warn- of | ing, "- n t t Choose thine own time; Say not b good night, but in some righter clime Bid me good morning." THE BEST DANCE YET all Saturday mght was Ter. Ninety couples were on the or at one time. The five-piece caera, consisting of Val Ast, of "" uorte, leader, Mrs. Bond, piano, m three of the leading musicians q HIUH ;00UHOUL NUI00 '* PERSONAl. MENTION * The High School team defeated the town team in baseball last Fritay. The score was 21 to 13. The boys of the High school are practicing baseball very hard so they can make an interesting game wih the Spanish team next Friday. A shipment of sweat-sweaters was received and delivered to the ones who bought them. The Junior play will be presented Friday. The other three classes will sell tickets. Dr. Ira Richardson, President of the Adams State Teachers College, visited classes at the High School last Thursday afternoon, and gave a very interesting talk in assembly. The next Kansas Scholarship Test will be given Wednesday, March 25. JAMES CONANT RECEIVES OFFICIAL APPOINTMENT AS MONTE POSTMASTER James W. Conant, publisher and ed- itor of the Monte Vista Journal for th past 13 years, took up his duties as Monte Vista postmaster Monday morning. Mr. tenant was recom- .mended for the position by the Re- 'publican Central committee some time ago, but official commission did uot arrive until Saturday. Carl Erickson, acting postmaster from 1927 to 1928 and postmaster frbm that time until the appointment of Mr. Conant, will continue in gov- ernment service as carrier on Rural Route 2. He made application for this position and was accepted mort than four months ago, but was oblig- ed to continue in his duties as post- master until Mr. tenant assumed command. This is the first public office which has been held by Mr. tenant. H'e is a veteran newspaper man and a resi- dent of Monte Vista since his birth. In 191ff he assumed command of the Journal, a newspaper conducted by his father before that time. na] since the departure of Mr. Con- ant. He has been a member of the newspaper profession all his life and moved to Monte Vista from Manitou. He was accompanied here by Mrs. Howard, a son, Beach, and a daugh- ter, Dorothy Jean. The remainder of the Journal personnel will remain un- changed.Monte Vista Tribune. A JOLLY CROWD A jolly crowd gathered at the home of T. C. Alexander last Saturday night and spent the evening playing high five. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Davey, J. E. Crow, W. Teasdale, Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox, D. W. and F. B. Alexander, Robert Brenan, J. H. Rodeman, Dayne and Agnes Rodeman, Mrs. T. Ryne, Har- ry Ryne Mildred Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. Bingham. Mrs. Davey carried off first prize, Agnes Rodeman and Robert Brenan Sat. and Sum--Harold" Lloyd iv "Feet First." Neal Jones of Center, was a bus!, ness caller in Saguache Tuesday.' The Womans Club will meet with Mrs. J. C. Freedle Friday afternoon. Mrs. M. N. Jordan will entretn the Country Club Thursday after- noon, M. and Mrs. Walter Hammond en- tertained guests for Sunday evenSng dinner. Mrs. Bess Sherman was a delight- ful hostess at a dinner last Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Sid Hall spentMun- day in Alamosa and returned with a new automobile. Mrs. Perry Campbell is entertain- ing the Card and Chatter club this Thursday afternoon. Mrs: Rode Shown attended Neigh- bors of Woodcraft lodge Tues4ay evening in Del Norte. Tom Mahoney and Mrs. Mandel of Bonanza, were calling on friends in Saguache last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. James Raby have The services last Sunday were good though there were not as many out at night as usual, probably on ac- count of the mud. This Sunday night the pictures will all be colored slides showing the trial, death and resurrection of our Lord. The following Sunday night we are reparing to have a "Radient Cross" which will be a special preparation for Easter. The subject this Sunday morning will be, "What Can a Man Believe?" Evening service at 7:30. C. M. SAMFORD. CHURCH NOTES I COLOR SBRIGHTER LOYALTY AND More and brighter colors are be- ling put into wearing apparel, house furnishings, and in fact in all mann- F. W. Woody of Villa Grove was a Saguache business caller Friday. Deputy Sheriff Elmer Lindstrom of Center, gave us a call Tuesday. Sid Hall is driving a new Chevro- let coach which he purchased through the Creger agency. About 200 Saguache and vicinity people attended the matinee at the Granada Theatre in Monte Vista Suv- day. d "It beats the band" how the ladies do visit over the telephone. We pre- sume they will get their visits out after awhile. made improvements in their country. ._ .  .f ....... home on the Unner Saomche : 'e(t ocx enow ox wanon ty, ..... way home from Center, Tues Mrs. Fred Munso------- an----d s--on Of Guey, stopped for a friendly, fratern- nison, are guests of their parent- call at th.e Crescent office. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clark. ::i: - " ! Blue birds and robins rom the Mrs. Charles Lamb and childreff!]noth have been visiting in town of Canon City. were guests of rs. l during the past week and it is hoped Sheldon Dilley last Tuesday. l that they will decide to remain all -- I summer. , The Misses Bessie Corlett and] ........... Serene Bricken were supper guests] A letter received from A. P. Cart- of Mrs. Carl Marold last Thursday. [wright, who spent the winter at Hy- ...... |'o, Oklahoma, states that he is ready The Mesdames Dilley and Keim.come back to the valley aad will of Sa!ida, ere Sulzday guests, watow up again, in Moffat soon. fildon and James Dilley famil-[ -, ies. I If a certain rumored petition is ....  :-: [circulated to oust a very competent Miss Charlotte Rdgeway enter u . " official from office, we s ggest to tamed a few of her frmnds Satur- give the circulator of that petition day evening at a Saint Patricks din- the laugh. It's another joke, pass ner. The Mesdames William Boyd, Alice Rominger, Mrs. Bruce Cochrane and Miss Mary Margarete Yodel spent last Thursday in Alamosa. Mr. and Mrs. George Woodard re- turned Saturday from a two months trip in Honolulu. California and Ne- vada and report a wonderful trip. The Mesdames Gordon Gotthelf, Walton Ridgeway, Mrs. Fred Curtis, Mrs. Ralph Curtis, Mrs. Ray Wood- ard and Frank Means attended a bridge luncheon given-by Mrs. W. F. McClure in Monte Vista, Tuesday. The Fortnightly Club met with Mrs. J. I. Palmer Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. H. B. Means gave a five-mlnute taking second. Refreshments were biogral0hy of Ramsay McDonald and served and they left saying they had Mrs. Perry Campbell had a very in- had a lovelsr time. teresting paper on Canada. The 0LO TIME DANCE hostess served a delicious luncheon. Mrs. Carl Marold was a delightful hostess for the F. F. S. Club Tues- Get Your triad Rags On For This day. Mrs. George Woodard, a mere- Will Be a Great Feast For All ber of the club who recently return- Having made arrangements with ed from H?onolulu, presented each F. A. Muller of Monte Vista, who has club member with a beautiful gift. furnished the music for the old time After partaking of a delicious Inn- dances at Monte and Alamosa this cheon, bridge was enjoyed by the winter, we are able to give a real members of the club. old time dance at the Ogden Hall in Sat. and Sun.Harold Lloyd in Saguache next Saturday, March 21. "Feet First." Mr. Muller is widely known thru- out the state as an old dance time the Valley, dispensed the best fiddler, Who can be heard for a block Cemetery Meeting .ace music heard in the hall for i away, no one is able to sit still where The meeting in regards to the cem. Onths. ]he plays. Mrs. Ord Wright at the etery which was held. at the Court t In response : same musit: the many calls for/pian' is a musician, plays to score House Tuesday evening, was well at- i for another dance, tended. It is now on a business bas- I management engaged them for is and a committee has been appoint-, Pril 4th. . ed. Full particulars in next week's Crescent. New Hotel Guests Those attending the opening of the new hotel, El Monte, in Monte Vista last Thursday, were Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gotthrelf and daughter, Miss Florence, Mr. and Mrs. Walton Ridgeway and daughter, Miss Char, Iotte. Mr. and Mrs, O. C. Rominger, Mr. and Mrs. Mel Woodard, Mrs. H. B. Means, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Means, Mrs. Alice Rominger and Mrs, har- lotte McEntyre, READ THE CRESCENT WANT ADS it up. Several of our citizens have al- ready begun cleaning up their door yards and burning trash. We be- lieve that the town will present even a nester appearance this summer than it has in the past. Salida, Alamosa and Center will hold their annual election. What reat fun the Saguache voters miss? No one able to tell Well, we are getting old and dumb and no young sons to take our. place of yester- years. If you have a grudge against your neighbor and want to get even, put a moth ball in each of your hen's nests. It will drive all the hen lice and fleas over into your neighbor's hen roost. We have tried it and know that it produces the desired results. FIRE TAKES RANCH HOUSE J. H'. NeaPs ranch house, five miles rtheast of Moffat, ious manner was in in some mys- flames shortly er the occupants left the place day evening. Phe house which was pf frame con- Ction and one of the best ranch ses in that section, was burned to ground: Considerable furniture s also  cOnsumed at the time. :iye t f'rget the old time dane night. The best music i e engaged. "" Mr. and Mrs. George Hazard re- turned home Tuesday evening. They spent most of the winter in Portland, Oregon. Before returning to Sa- guache they enjoyed a coast trip, stopping in San Francisco for a week, also a few days in Los An- geles. TAKEN TO STATE HOSPITAL Sheriff Ed Paul and Deputy Sher- iff Elmer Lindstrom took Albert Mandl, who was recently adjudged insane, to the State Psychophysics Hospital in Denver, last' Tuesday morning. WORK STARTED ON NEW COURT HOUSE It is thought that the work of ex- cavating for Chaffee county's new court house will be pushed this week as more men are being put to work, Ground was broken last week and the cement house and other tempor- ary structures have been eobpleted. Twenty-five men were at work Saturday and the pouring of eor* crete will start soon. Much of the material for the building is to be bought thru Salida firms, W. T. Michell. of Colorado Spvtnts, factured goods designed for display as well as for actual use. And why should not color come into its own? The adaptation of color is a science. The reason we used to laugh at too much color in clothing and other things that people used was because few people knew how to get the right combinations, compared with the color expressions of today. Correct use of colors nowadays means more than to match and contrast. We can not tell you why all this advancement in the use of color is so marked other than to say that it has been made a study the same as lighting, architecture and music. A green field of wheat or crn and a green grove of orange or ap- ple trees against a blue sky looks all right. Nature knows more than a man how to make this possible. But DIVIDENDS as it is written and it is said the violin isnot able ?o get away from the piano on any number which is called. Again, the Monte old timers say, "You will hear the greatest banjoist ever played in your house." Well and good--we will pay them their price. We have a number of phone calls already wanting to know if .the above musicians were engaged and if March 21 was sure. The bills will be out today an, nouncing the big time. The reason some people talk so much is that they never stop to think and never think to stop. Is your subscription paid? Loyalty to the' community in which one lives not only costu noth- ing in the end, but actually pays big dividends. The dividends that loyalty pays are more than material gain. The logic of boosting for the home town is sound and self-evident; for suppose no one boosted it. Would there be any town left? There are so many ways of in- vesting and so many kind of bene- ficial results in respect to c)mmun- ity loyalty, that no one method can be singled out as against any other of the many ways to helu. Within the hearts of the majority of persons there is a commendable urge to do something or sbmebdy; and this urge finds daily expression in home life and in all other activi- ties of life. Results of individual efforts al,ng the lines of community betterment mul,.;phe., becalse in man is learning. Inharmony or la:k are greatly " " of harmony in color combinations at- nine cases out 3f tcr whatever helps t fects the eye as discords in music any portion of the population helps affect the ear. It is well that we are giving attention to the looks as well as to the sounds of things that con- front us in daily life. WORK STARTED ON WOLF CREEK PASS Construction on the $200,000 high- way program on Wolf creek pass was started by the Lallier Construction Monday. Twenty men with equipment for the work on four miles of road west 9f Twin Bridges were sent to the location. Work on the highway is being unshed as rapidly as possible to com- r)lete most of the difficult portions before the tourist season opens. Detours will be constructed on other prts'of the 'oaff and the pass wirl be kept open this summer, it is planned. The road over Wolf Creek pass is the shortest to the Mesa Verde district from Denve and other cities east of the .mountains. KIWANIS HEAR JUDGE PALMER (Alamosa Journal) "The jury is the bulwark of An- glo-Saxon liberty," said :Judge John T. Palmer in speaking to the Alamosa Kiwanis at their regular meeting last Friday night at the Masonic Hall. "The constitution of Colorado does not provide any qualifications for the juror, but certain statutes dobe must be a male citizen." Judge Palmer then told how jurors were selected from a list of 300 tax payers of the county. There are some people who can claim an exemption from jury duty, according to Judge Palmer. State or county officers may be excused, as may be judges, attor- neys, officials of railroads and Sev- ,enth Day Adventists on Saturday. "Editors and reporters are also ex- empt," the judge said, "but whether this is really an exemption or a pro- hibition I don't know." all of it. Loyalty is a virtue. Moral, uen- tel, spiritual and material advance- ment are the rewards of loyalty. Consider the dog to his master, the bee 2o its swarm, the bird to its mate, the wolf t its pack. The har- mony of Nature nespeaks loyahy, for, after all, loya?ty is the placin of oneself in accord with the general scheme of life. Many individuals are found an- xious to join the ranks of booster% but they do no find the most con- venient fields of work. Many only need to be asked to do something, and when asked they go at L[xe job with a will and a spirit that mees the hopes of the mos sanguine. No one need be ashamed to preach the gospel of the booater If the booster b ing woroh - while to sell he should be nut out of business. But he has somethinp; 1o sell. It is the community i which he lives. The ob ought reaiy to be easierselling i community to the people who live in it and who are responsible for whatever it becomes. One cannot c iF coupons or buy new hats right, away this year with the dividends be receives from ci-ic loyalty. He should not expect tc do i so. It is the wse booster who is twilling to take his dividen fiv: or twenty years hence, and e$1)ecia]ly to so work for the community that whether he derives direct benefits or not somebody ele wi@l. Ail true progress is built upon unselfishness, both for the individual and for the community in which he lives and calla home. MOFFAT The Freshman and Sophomore classes will entertain next Friday afternoon at 2:30, with a Spanish program and band concert. Every- one is invited to attend. Invitations are out for a birthday Professional gamblers are disqual- ified from the jury and unless a juror party next Shturday evening at the B. J. Werner home. can speak and understand the Eng-t Mr and Mrs J ..... E nllllpS of Den ish language he may be disqualified. " .... " .... I ver, are Visiting at the Roy Kolkmaa Although it may not be enfireiYlhom e pleasant, there is no more important[ Mrs John ' ,, t Fmnell and children duty than that of serving on a jury, " Judge Palmer said in conclusion, spent Saturday and Sunday with rel- atives in Alamosa. UNOCCUPIED HOUSE BURNS TO THE GROUND The residence house, owned by Robt. Ellis, now living and in the grocery and market buslaess at Con. ter, burned to the ground Thursday evening of last week. The house was unoccupied at the time. KIWANIS CLUB This Thursday evening th epro gram ill be taken up by Ir. t. L. Gothelf and . E, Gotthelf. Their subJeot of discussion has not been definitely determined, but we can b,s assured of something intertin$. Come out and get the ats and music which goes wi.th the program. "WmMSY" The oomedy in four acts, "Wht- has the general contract for the eree- sy," at the High Shool Auditorium tlon "altho Myron Woodard has lel Friday, ia lrlnttd in full form in this chosen as hie resident foreman, week's Crescent. lOR SALEA marble ton counter A subscription to the Crescenl Inquire at the Crescent orate, makes a fine gift %o a friend. Fire destroyed the ranch house on the Jim Nell ranch last Sunday eve- ning during the absence of. the oc- cupants. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Morris attend- ed the funeral of Mrs. Akers at Monte Vista Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bradley were Sa- guache business visitors }ast Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Worley Stratten moved to Sagu&he last week. Mrs. Arthur Biggs entertained last Wednesday evening in honor of Mrs: Emma Anderson*s birthday. The evening was spent playing 500, rafter which delicious refreshments were served. Mrs. Jenny McA)ptn and sons, who have been vlMttn, the John Finnells movt to Alamosa last week. lrlends were shocked to hear of the death of Mrs. O, W. Akers last Saturday. a, her borne near Center, wher she died after an eight-da flMess of flu and double pnumois She will be remembered b' many as she taught school her several gears ago and made many friends who ex- tend sincerest sympathy to the fam- ily who mourn the loss of and merlin.