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f i indi- de of nOW ,n or xach. )wel. and isons t bad r to- ffect edy. Mar- 7e US ii i EARLY DAYs IN SAGUACHE Interesting Items Taken from the Files of The Crescent Thursday March 5, 1902 Lee Fairbanks, Editor. The Cuenin boys are prospecting for oil on Kerber creek. George N. Rood and Charley Tabor of Moffat were in town Saturday. Mrs. W. J. King of Villa Grove came over last Friday for a few days visit with Mrs. Barry Tarbell. John. I. Palmer, Esq., went to Den- vet Sunday where he expects to be introduced to Governor Orman either by Tom Noland or Tom Lyons. Will Ward is busily engaged in er- ecting the new telephone line. It will be completed during the month if the weather stays favorable. Roll Means moved his family over from Villa Grove the first of the week and they are occupying Mrs. Calvin's new house in Mears addition. Colorado last year produced nearly 40 per cent of the total annual pro- duction of gold in the United States and more than 40 per cent of the total silver, production. Inez Loners, only child of Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Lord, of Crestone, died last week, aged 7months and 19 days. She died of pneumonia after an ill-i hess of only 24 hours. The many ffriends of Dr. and Mrs. Lord in Sag- nache sympathize with them in their sad bereavement. Snow has fallen in the mountains nearly every day for the past week or more, and it is thought that there Will be plenty to make water for ir- rigatin this season. A stockman Who Was in the Big Park last week ays the snow was up to his horse's Sides. This is indeed good news to the 1)eople on th:e Saguache creek, many of whom ha feared a scarcity fwater on account of the light snow all during the fore part of the winter. J. N. Coleman, who has the con- ract for hauling the machinery foi ne big Rawley mill from Villa Grove t Bonanza, gave his teams a treat last Week and took a trip down thro' the 41 country and sold some of his heavy draft horses. He also went to Jasper, southwest of Monte Vista to see about getting the job of haul- ing an ore mill into that camp. He .ill resume work at Bonanza again lr a ew days, and it will take about' 80 days to complete that job. We notice Bob Morrison on the st- reet !his week, getting around with e aM of crutches, his first appear- ance since the runaway several weeks ago in which he was mixed up. l] The frame for the Rawley mill at Onanza is now un and the boilers are  Place. It wll probably take a th or six weeks to complete the 11 and install the machinery. Mr. and Mrs. James Lockett came up from the 41-country last week .Jim returned the first ef this week while blrs. Lockett is visiting with her par- ents for a few days. N orace Means, Ned Lockett, om t oland and W. T. Ashley are Saguac- e cattlerae who started for Denver vday, to attend the stockmen's con- cation, John Lawrence vent along to represent the sheep industry. Charley Poets day from Villa was in town Setup- Grove. Mrs. Poets d the boys ar ,visiting Mrs. Pates' her, R. H. Jones, t ' Crestone. fariey says he will move this spring =torn the Clayton ranch to one of the Hall ranches below Villa Grove, which suffered the ]s# of two daughters he leased. Dave Glasgow, the popular cattle- t ram Alder, drove up from _ at Tuesday, and Wednesday he eft for home with a coffin for the Child of Gee. Johnson. ] O last Friday afternoon Mrs. H, b;feans gave a "thimble" party in Thnor o{ Mrs. Dr. Rambo, of Florence ]rty-slx ladies responded to in. Vitatlons and a most enjoyable after- ?II was sPent by all those present. ae Pleasant home of Mrs. Means was lva,l._v;:i,y decorated for. the occasion oses, carnations and smilax. Refreshvnents were served, and at early dusk the guests departed very Well satisfied that Mrs, Means was a rOYal hostess. Charley Spieser of Hill Top, Costil- la cnnty ' was in camp Monday, and gives glowing accounts of the oil Prospects below Crestone and near h, eslark ranch. Mr Spieser was ,he f3:7:tractors who drilled the welt ". mrk Years ago, and says that t he 'amount of gas fro uentl blew ,,Is or" q Y barre'S out of the hole. A half _ .." u ou was also saved, but was -ually thrown away as capitalists Were not then looking for that kind of an investment and the farmer Wanted water, not oil. NOLAND HOFFMAN At the home of Mr. Chas. Hoffman, o Major creek, on last Thursday, la iii .... BAGUA 0R1e *" lll l February 28th, occurred the wedding of his daughter, Miss Mary E. Heft- man, to Daniel C. Noland, of Cotten Creek, justice of the peace Birt Clare officiating. Besides the immediate members of the family there were present to witness the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Kinsey, Mr. and Mrs. John Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer and Ed. Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. Gee. L. Bennett, Mrs. John Everson, Birt and Arthur Bennett, Gee. Anderson and C. A. Mack. Many valuable and useful presents were recieved by the newly wedded couple and all joined in wishing them a long and happy married life. The wedding took place at 2 o'clock, after which a grand dinner was served to the guests. A very enjoyable time was had by all those fortunate enough to be present on the occasion. O. ,  MOVED TO KANSAS Birt and Joe Alexander went to Monte Vista Monday and on Tuesday they loaded a broad gauge car with ten head of horses, farming machin- ery and house hold goods, and started for their future home near Burling- ton, Kansas, where they will occupy and work Mr. Alexander's farm, Their father went to Monte Vista with the boys to help them get loaded and started, returning home Wednesday. This morning he and Mrs. Birt Alex- ander also started for Kansas, expect- ingle arrive" there about the same time that the boys do. Mr. Alexan- der expects to remain about a month, and he will put the time in pruning the orchard and getting the grinff work started. Birt and Joe ar steady, industrious boys and there is no doubt but that they wilt make a success of their new venture. The well wishes of a host of friends go with them to their new home. John E. Ashley was called to Den- ver last Friday evening by a dis- patch nnouncing the death of his, . C. Miller. who has J appendicitis, died Monday night. He stood the ordeal of the operation splendidly, and seemed to have fully recovered from the attack of append- icitis, but complications caused by other aihnents ended in his demise. Among those from Villa Grove who attended the funeral of Mrs. Ross here on Tuesday, besides D. I. White- man and family, were Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Hills, Mr. and Mrs. R. Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hall, Mrs. Mary Wells, Mr. and Mrs. George Means, Isaac Thurston, J. H. Parsons, T. H. Thompson, Marcus White and lake Whiteman. Dr. Melvin reports finding a bad state of affairs on the upper La Garita Tuesday. In a small, one room adobe house occupied by a Mexican named Vigil, were the dead bodies of the mother, a boy and an infant, another boy was nearly dead with dip- htheria. The father and two other small childern were well, but Chore was nothing in the eat, and no one to help bury the dead. Funeral of Mrs. Ross. The body of Mrs. E. R. Ross arrived here Tuesday noon, from Fruita, Colo., accompanied by her daughters, Mina Ross and Mrs. D: I. Whiteman, Mrs. Whiteman's family, and several 'friends from Villa Grove, The funeral was held in the Methodist church, Rev. O. E. Butler, of the Bap. fist church, conducting the services in the absence of the regular pastor, Interment was at Hillside cemetery, beside the grave of her husband, Will- iam Ross, who died about 15 years ]ago. Mrs. Ross was born March 30, 1830 at Marietta, Ohio She came to Saguache fror issori i 1882:( resided here until the sping of 1881, when she moved to Fruits, Co!erad where she has lived most o the tio since and where she d|d last 8.tur-- day. She was very well known by the ,people of Saguache and vicinity, and had a great many friends here, as was been in poor h.ea|th for some time. ]evidenced by the large congregation The funeral was held on esday gnd !in attendance at her funeral, there was conducted by the Grand Am)y, ot which Mr. Miller was an honored J member. Mr. Ashley was unable to] stay to the funeral on account of ir, I portant business at home, and he re- turned from Denver "on Sunday. 0 Thursday March 13, 1902 Frank Brown has just recleved several gold and silver fish from Iowa. Mrs. W. D. Hess, from near I{ooper is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. I. Palmer this week. Birt Clare received orders for two pairs of cuso ade shoes from Old Mexico this week, Mrs. Andrew Slane starts today for Durango where she wilt remain for some time with her married daughter. Attorney Elliott of Del Nort% ad Drace Dunn, of La Garita, were in town yesterday, having business be- fore the Probate court. County lup;rintendent Gardner, took the first degree in Odd Fellow- ship, Tuesday night, in Centennial lodge No. 23. County Supt. W. E. Gardner has been laid up with a slight attack of la grippe a few days this week but is el! right again. Mrs. Harry Loakett returned last week from an extended visit in iss. ouri. Sarry has moved from the 41 country to Parkvilie, where he will work for John Ashley this summer, on the Col. .yerett ranches on Kerber creek. S. R. Mills, of Center, died last week at his old home in Modesto, Ill- inois, where he recently went on as- bein hardly standing room in the church. She leaves her four daughters, rs D, t, Whitemap of i|la rqve, in Ross and Mrs, L Ah.ler, of Frit, and a married daughter in Kans, "Get 1he Slant" .' It's youri for less than two oentl a day when you read the DENVER DAILY RECORD STOCKMAN ou get also the official live stock not-ces, news IMts, Oreeders' gel- sip United Press dlspatches and the score of features for which the Record Stockman ls famous as the Stockgrowers Daily $500 , Year Subscribe at the office of the j - SAGI ACItE CRESCENT. HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW? QUESTIONS - count of poor health. He prqbab!y [ 1, Who wrote "The Old died from heart disease,  that wa Bucket?" 2, What is the Great Basin? the complaint from which he was suf, ] 3, How fanny chief divisions of the fering when he left the valley, brain? Frank Brown went over to ottn 4. In the Bible what spies were Creek a few days ago after a rooster. . ord? . . When returnin a ne-k ,0ik :ol 5. Name two political parties in . . _ o ,. . . o-v, INicaragua, nroKe, the pole dropped down, and for t 0. In what year was Washtngton's a while there was a mix up in which Monument dedicated? Frank, the rooster, the horse ,a I ?. How many times has the League wa-on took : ._ .... lot Nations Council met since organ- g a par. He got the tzatton? chicken home but left hls wagon for 8. How long have the American repgjrg, Another one of Oomrrffssioner Smith's children died from scarlet fever last Sunday and was buried here Monday. Pear], aged ? years, was the one taken this time, The two girls that are left also have the fever but it is reported that they gre .- covering. Mr. and Mrs, Smith are indeed being sorely articled, having in as many weeks from this dread disease. We regret to note that diphtheria in a malignant form has again brqk= en out among the Mexisans i tke south part o the oounty. A baby mother and two sons died in one fam- ily within two days, and two boys in another family before a physician was summoned or ottee was given. The health officer has established a hospital quarantine camp on the La Garita for all cases. Wallace Wallrich, who was taken to the Salida sanitarium from Alamosa some time ago, and operated on for Marines been doing police duty in Nicaragua ? 9. What is outcksand? 10, Who is Gem W. Wickersham? 11. At what age did Gladstone make his way to the head of the gov- ernment for the fourth time? I 12. What Is the birthstone for ] March? ANSWERS 1. Samuel Wadsworth. 2. Vast area desert between Rock- ies and Sierra Nevada. 3. Three. 4. Joshua 2:1. 15. 5. onservativ, Liberal, . 1885. 7. This is the B2nd sssion. 8. Since 1920. 9. A mass of lose sand in which heavy bodies readily sink. 10. Chairman of President Hoov- er's law enforcement committee. 11. At the age of eighty years. 12. Bloodstone. Wide Ranle of Subjects " Y[ome economies represent a co-or- dlnatlon of several kinds of special knowledge and skill In their appllca. tlon to the common needs of daily life. These are a knowledge of nutrition and food preparation, a knowledge of textiles and the hygiene and art of clothing; a knowledge of sanitation of the prlneiples of house decoration of household and institutional man- agement, and a knowledge of child care. : =. "'A Old Industry Wiped Out Tile plain of Jordan was assigned to the Knights Templar of Jerusalem by tim Crusaders, and they are report- ed to have made $25,000 a year out of tile sugar cane industry. The old mills are still there, in ruins, but un- der Turkish rule irrigation systems were allowed to deteriorate, aud no canes grow there now. Color in Came!s / C,imels seem to be slnguladly free from the colt)i" variations that affect se ninny domesticated animals--melan- ism and albinism. Black camels, pre- sumahly melantics, are rare. A hreed called Nuhian camel Is of a very light sha0e. Tids seems to be a regular color tl'tlin, however, and not a case of ahlinlsm. Making World Better Progress is n.t autonmtic. Tile world only grows belter, even In the mnderate degree ill whiell it does grow I)etter, because lleople wish that it slmnhl, ItBd tillo the right slops to lnal.o It bettop.dohn Morley. Trad!ng Agreements Commercial Imler is a general Bame for checks, drafts, notes, Iglts p( lad- ing, hills of ext'hange. :ill't!hl)t] so re- ceilits, trel!Slll'' wilrr;IRts, i)rders for delivery of goodS, (" Ptifi0tt0s of sto('ks and h,lnds, etc., and Is lt,ti!w.tlnles lip- plied to ponlr;icls iiilll I!gPt)tllllCtlls, United Series Leads The gl'eill ieliglh ,,f olir SOft and lake (,(mats, fllo llllliiher Of g,)(l(l hllr- bars and the fact that most of the coast reuh,n ,ff the United Strifes hits t)oen selilcd inalos tile COflsllllg trade ill lhis ot)antry tile niost extonsi'(e Ill3 ihe world. The Br ,,)k 3' bridge WilU )eTarl as a private enterprise, lint the t'nrl)ora- tion was atlil|llo ttl 011lqy 1t], st) the brldg0 IlOClllllO tile llr-I)erty of the two cities, Br,)uklyn pltyhlg two-thirds and NOW yorli Olle,illli'(l Of the cost. T Game of Life The con0ition under whh.h you live are dealt nut to you and a pack of cards, and you have to nmke wilat ynll can of what f;llis to. your share.--Rev. J. C. Harwick. Oncl EBe "1 belleve in (le ttibie. . s:lhl Uncle Ehen. "ali'. | tefuse ta qnnrrel ah,iut it, i1091111se lle 0t tile hest t!fings tt lqYS Il qliessed is do peaeetattkee)" Wsidnton ,tae, Lllee In Po:es' Vicinity According lo the late Admirul Peary, permanent human life exists within some 700 miles of the North pole. None is found within 2,000 miles of the South pole. Order of Stars in Flag The stars In tile nalhmai lhll are numbered from left ift r.lght, txeg:0,uing With the top aw. apd are assigned to states in tim arder tlll tiles entered the Union. Out of the Rut One stml)le help toward keeping Out of a rat. Is to go to work by a different route occasionally, and pur- posely feed on new slghts.Amerlcan Magazine, Geographlcal Divls!on The i)oundflry between t'llll;Ida find Oaken: the United States is merely a line he- [ tween lhe termination of the United States and tle commencement of Can- [ ada, Great F|sh|ng Grounds The flshlng locality known as the rand hanks Is a submarine plateau extemtlng into the north Atlantic eean eastward fl'om Newfoundland. "Pro.Cathedrals" An Episcopal eiun'ch taken over by a bish,q) lllld nsed as his chief vilureh when there Is no cathedral in his resi- dential city Is called a pro-cathedral. Laws and In-Laws A Jndge declares Lhat some laws are hare on umnarried nlcn. But not half so hard as some In-laws are on nlal - ried men.--Passtng Show. Alaska Not Included The term 'contlnental United States" Is merely sue of eonvenipil('e and does not luelude the non-contigu- ous territory of Alaska. Saved hy Repent:nce Every one goes astray, but the [east imprudent are they who repent the soonest.Voltaire. "Melodies" and Harmon|el Melodies are produced by notes In THuRsDAY' MAR. 19, 19311:  i i i i ii , Bees Not Wax Collectors Large Newspaper Collaction What is said to l)e the hn'gest col- It is a conlmon mistake to suppose faction of newspapers ]n the world that Imney bees collect wax from flow- has been ,)pened to the public In a ors. Beeswax is a product of diges- tion an(] Is secreted by the workers new.lml)er nluseun at Aix-la-Chapelle, in the form of tiny scales which ap- Germ,' y. Among its colh, ction of pear between the segments on the 1.t).0oo newpapers are ('urlositles under side of the abdomen. The no- from ;ill over lhe world, including an ; lion that bees collect wax from flow- Eskimo puper from the middle of last ; ers un0nuhte(l]y arose from the fact century. that they collect pollen, which ts car- ried to the hive in small masses at- UnchanginR Human Nature inched to tile hairs of the hind legs. Believe, if Iholl will. lhlll mon. Tills pollen, often confused wllh wax, tnlns ehallge lhcir lflaees, hill l)eiteve is converted into bee-bread by mixing not |lnll Wlln changes his nalure.-- it with honey. Mohanlrned, Pope Guided by Council The pope of I{onle personally does ......... not annul or disso!ve a niarriage. When there is petition for the snout- went of a marrh]ge In the llamas Catholic church or a wh|ch a loman Catholic Is Involved ou the ground of fraud, want of age, want of consent or olher valid reason, the matter is conshlere0 hy the Rata, a supreme council of the Itonmu Catholic church, which declares its fin0ings and the poile makes a declaration in accord- anee with such findings. O" the Way WE GUARANTEE Betty was discussing with her play. mate Maxine whether a certain bali- to produce a letterhead, a day had flossed. After debating the statement, a handbill or qt!estion for some time, Betty re- ; marked: I whatever kind of printing t you wish done, in a manner "Well, Max, It hasn't passed our t house yet." I that will prove entirely .......... satisfactory to you. =-" ..................... Give us your next Buy Your Pr;00tln$ work and see how hard we work to insure your Now and Save Time tsfaction n-- II I I Jl II I IIII  I I III Mr, Farmer and , Feeder! Spring work is coming on. Let us price feed and seed to you. Our Prices Are Right! We Have FulI Line of Feeds--Bring Us Your Pet FormuIa--We Can Mix It For You. Producer Feeds, Grain and Chops of all Kinds Get Our Prices Tile CE00TER00 ELEVATOR 6omer H, Lallue, ltlnitr CENTER, +COLORADO Oifice Phone 36 Better-Lookh00g, Better- Wearing, De tter-Grip- ping These prices we are now offer- ing on tires and tubes cannot be equalled anywhere--- quality considered. "Flow does it feel to be marrying an heiress?" "Great. Every time I kiss her I feel as if I were clipping the coupon off a government bond." TIRES AND TUBES. 30x3 ]/z reg ......... $4.55 O: S ............... $4.75 30x31/ Tube ........ $1.15 29x4.40 reg...., ..... $5.25 29X4.40 Tube ....... $1.35 30x4.50 reg ......... $6.05 O. S ................ $8.75 30x4.50 Tube ....... $1.35 29x4.75 reg.. ....... $7.15 O. S ............... $8.90 r29X4.75 Tube ....... $1.35 30x4.75 rear ......... $7.35 uecessl0o, harmonles by notes In com- bination. Great Bank's BeInn;nl The flank Of England WaS estab- lished in 1694 to finance WBllam and Mar, ..............  ...... I,. W. GRC,00';S, Garage Phone 124W, Saguache, Colorado i IH