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The Only Man That Should Not ADVEI TI$I], is the Man That Has Nothing to SdL-Elbert Hubbard. SAGUACHE VOL. XLIV. CRESCENT. SAGUACHE COLORADO THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1924. NO. 32. NOMINATE STRONG TICKET AT THE COUNTY ASSEM- BLY HELD HERE LAST SATURDAY Newsy Notes of Local l~erest Gathered Here About AROUND The Best Tbwn in the SAGUACHE Villey OFFICERS ARE NAMED AND DELEGATES ELECTED TO STATE ASSEMBLY IN DENVER AND THE VARIOUS ASSEMBLIES. front practically precinct in Saguaehe count, y present Saturday at the assembly which ter it in earnest and do all he could to elect the entire ticket. Re- For commissioner in the first dis- eon-~trict Ed Clark was designated. Mr. State Assembl]e E Gardner was the only one brot eleg~tcs--W. E. Gardner, B. I.'. '. before the assembly Mr Gardner Dr I. L. Gotthelf, Horace B.i is well known thruout the county Frank Bennington, Samuel and has held the office of superin- Homer Hoilgnd. Frank H.! tendent ~f schools and also repro- s, A1 Newm rer, Dan Jones I. Palmer, Win. sentative from this legislative dis- Norman Roberts, Jim Medi. trict. During these days. of Gross. Mrs. B, F. Tit~jtorh Detrich, Wilson Stewart, Mrs. retrenchment and the desire of all 5ppey, Mrs. E. L. Tallman. to see the affairs of the county con- Congressional Assembly i ducted along a business basis and a alternates to the state as-i curtailment of county expenses, Mr. were made deleggates to the i assembly and the del-iGardner is the type of a man the to the state assembly, alter-~ taxpayers are looking for and will to the congressional assembly,i vote for at the election in November. T~elfth Judicial Assembly The republican county ticket L. W. Gross, Dr. L L. Gotthelf, nominated last Saturday is one of B. Means, Dan Jones, W. E. , Samuel Feast, John Dei- the strongest that has ever been put B. F. Tipton, Homer Holland, i up by any party in Saguache county Hanson. 'Every candidate on the ticket is Legislative Assembly ] Saguaehe and Custer counties, conside~d a strong person for the as to the state assembly. position and if they are elected the After the solection af the dole- .fl~bs ,,f the v.,uuty will b~, well, tho dosi~nul.i,,n .,,f camtid~t,'s taken c~rc ~,f dnrin;:" th, re'st ~v..,) the difl'(,reht {,o11D|y ,jfl'tc(,s W~.l'e ycfll..~. Precinct O//icer~ thc~ office of couaty clerk and Ti~c precinct ufficers for Saffduchc Frank Means placed m w ]county ere designated as follows: n Martin K Slane, who o " N . 1, Villa Grove~Frank Cargo, the office for the pa~t two,] committeeman; Mrs. J. W. McCaus- [r Means called the alton, ~-Iand, committeewoman; J~ W~, Me- the meeting to the splendid' Causiand, Justice Of the Peacd. - . N~, 2, Mirage~Ora G~llett, rein- that Mr. Slane had made dur- mitteeman; Mrs. Buelah Sharp. his term of office and spoke of committeewoman; Joe R. Olivas, ~,stematie way in which he was Justice of the Peace. No. 3, Crestofie---Norman Rob- conducting the affairs of this erts, ee~nmitteeman; Mrs. Norman~ the different records Roberts, tommitteewoman. I indexed and brot up to No. 4~La Garita--Jim Medina., Local Happenings for the Pa~t Week that are Interesting If Sqmtethlai~ Happens of ialeresl Tell ~s ,% h~ut I/~--~.Ve Love In Gossip James Slane was down from th/~ John Britton of Center, was in ranch Monday. town Monday. Newt Cottrell of Center, was ~For good home cooked mealstfgo :to Nellie's Pie Shop. I JOItN I. PALMER CANDIDATE FOR DISTRICT JUDGE county seat visitor last Monday. -----O~ in the court house. The. C~ark has held the office of corn- ---o~ .. Miss Ellen Johnson is entertain- was called to order by H. missioner for the past "four years Gill Shepler passed through towh ing friends from Denver this week. Means, county chairman, who ] a~nd is considered one of the best of- Sunday from Kansas to his home |fl ---o--, chairman of the meeting ricers the county has ever haxi. He l Center" , ~If you wish to room, or board, Win. Fellers was selected as l is sways on the job, makes a study ---o-- teachers, Call J. C. Freedle or R. R. i of the affairs of the county and is. Mr and Mrs. S. G. Wharton wer~ Tarbell. the reading of the call and t is always on the job, makes a study over from Mogul the first of thei report of the credentials corn-'the taxpayers. Eddie Clark should ~week. Louie Werner and family are , spending the week on the Cochetopa adopted, the selection of; be continued in office. ~o--- to the state and district Dan Jones declined to make the The Bunch saw "mill trucks are fishing. .~ Attorney John .l. Palmer made a were made and the fob! race for commissioner in the C~nter again busy hao~ng ties after a shut] were chosen: district ~gain, and the name of W down of a week. business trip to Monte Vista and ~Del Norte Wednesday. L. C. Noland and Harry Noland]' . . . ~0~ _ .... . ............ :~ nugn williams and Mr Horn of i.eIg ruesuay m.3rmng lot .t~llr~'~ v " - " " o ~..., ~,~,,~ .... *ri- |~l~en or, were here for a short visit I.~ Sa urday and Sunday. Mrs A H Smith and daughter;] ~ ~o--- "" :':'" " " " 'r ~ ....] A new roof is being put on the l~)~iss waes, p.assea m u on mewi . ..... . .... " .. . ~ o~d uoteman garage buiming, cor- ! ---o--- { her ~enver and Fourth streets. " way to ;~allua, lVlonuay l .... Mr and Mrs C B Smith and son;] --o~ : .. :" ~" " ...... |~Wanted~A place for a high and mrs ~mlc lruson motofeu m i , . - . ~ " . . .... t school girl to board and attend high ~rom ~enver teeny (t'nur~ay.~ ~': "o " ' ....... ---o-- , , ]sen or. ~an ~o ~aguacne. RepreSentative A. V. Shippey and[~ . . , --o--- .................... ! r~rs Matcom E Hensley and two wlIe and oaugntor, mess ~y, wereb " ~ . . ............ Lsons ox ~a~on, New ~exico, are via- over n'om vma tsrove on ~a~uraay.,.ttin rela iv ~." g t' es and friends in Sag- --A live energetic boy wants to uache .... work for his beard and room while " " ' --o.--r. .......... II- ---Send your cleaning and pressing attenomg mgn scnoot wa~t . " to the l~ar Dry'Cleaners, Monte Vi- ---~- .... sta, phone 307. --r'or prompt ann satts~aetory ser. ~o--- :.h', se~-I y..m" rlo~ni~ ~nd pr,'sS. Mrs. Anderson ,~f Gffnni.~,n. I'~[1 m:: t,, th- I.~ ~.," Iqy C,l:,~t,,'v.% Ph,)n:, :;aT. M,,nt~- Visu~. l':d I'~ui, Win. Feller's and Frank Means are in Denver this w~lt at. tending the Repub~can state uaem. bly. Bruce Cochrane and Jim Curtis attended the Music~Reeitel at Monte Vista, each evening during the Stampede. If. B. Means went to Monte Vista yesterday, to attend a meeting of the directors of the Valley Oil f,,r her horn:, y~':t-:d~) ~,fl.,'r ~: .~, k's visi! with Mrs. M:,ry Ihtsscl'l in S,,~u~ch. Roy. W. H. Miller and eigh~ Boy Scouts have been on a three days Outing trip in the Middle Creek country this week. Remember that "Scaramouche" is The Twelfth Judicial Republican Assembly held at Alamosa on -Sat- urday the second of-August, was a real success. The meeting was well attended and representatives from DEMOCRATS MET AT CD ER LAST SATURDAY DELEGATES ARE ELECTED TO STATE AND DISTRICT AS. SEMB L! ES--WILL MEET IN SAGUACHE FRIDAY TO NAME COUNTY CANDIDATES. the six counties, Saguache, Rio The county democratic assembly Grande, Alamosa, Mineral, Costilla held at Center last Saturday elected 'and Conejos were present. Every- delegates to the state, legislat~ive, ~one. was very enthusiastic and. there[c.o,,gressiona1 and judicial assemb- 'was a united feehng ~f optm~mm ]lies, but on account of the county There were two candidates pro cba "[ irman not including the nomina- posed for prosecuting attorney, Mr ] I i ' [t'on of county candidates in the -el- L. W. Burford of Del Norte, and the t ficial call, that part~ of the program present !ncumbent J. ~Elzia Jvhn-lwas postponed until Friday of this ston of Alamosa. Soon after Mr. l week when they will meet at the Burford s name was presented, M . [court h~use in Saguache. Corhtt, at the request of Mr. Bur- The dole ales to the state assem- ford, withdrew his name from the bly were instructed lto vote foe Win. convention and the. vote of the on- E. Sw.cet foe goyernor; Alva Adams tire assembly was given to Mr. John- for the k>ng term senatorship, and '~ton There was a desire upon the~ o ::' ;M rrison Shafroth for the ~ho~t ipa~t of everyone p~esent to avoid r n " ' ' te m, a d Wayne Williams for at- any confl,cts and to chromate the l ; ' " ~torney general. The llst of dele- expenmve and dmagreeable features es w re " [gat e as follows for the state, of a primary contest, and Mr. Bur-t congressional and legislative assem- I ford's action was much appreciated. Iblies: M. M. Sutley, John Wehrle, It as. been a good many years i James Nell, Fred Schley, S.M. .~ince the Twelfth Judicial District True, J F DeVinna, Carl Marotd has been represented by a republi- and Frank McClure. ~. can judge. This is all the more The delegates to the judicial as- strange as this district is and has sembly which was held at Monte been predominently republican in Vista. Wednesday afternoon we're general. The situation has been instructed for Judge Wiley f, or.dis- carefully canvassed and the assem- trict ~judge. The delegates were: bly was fully advised as to the R. H. Buckley, J. F. DeVinnu, J. F. availability of all whose names had Johnson, R. Dunshee, D. Cole, J, been proposed. John L Palmer of Nevins, John Britton, A. W. Daw- Saguache, was 'the unanimousl son. :hoice. ] . County Judge C. A. Green of lEI ECT|ON JUDGES C',t,ej',.~ (:ram!)'. deliv,,r(,d a splen-) ARE APPOINTED , ]i,l-n,,)fiu:,~iu,~ ,id,h',.s.~ in Mr. l'M-[ n"v% h-bhlf W,. t~ ~, kn,,w I,,h~l/ "-- ..... . | *|'h~ C~t{t I11 V C,, 111 I'll L'~i(. ~:1 ~ t I'S" ;l! I t'~l i~" ;-ed m, us,echo; enhght-l.,. : ", ,. ,. ~ . I " - ' ...... , tuelC tO,'~'tltt~ at)it| 31o/i,;:~v h~)~ll|i|- .'tl,lCJlt 'e~lrd|lI~ hl~ qUal|tP2~tl~ns .... " ." . ; " . :. ..| ea ~ne juagc.~ ~o ac~ a~ ~ae prm~u-y for this high office, nots as a man o~! . * ; _. l ana general elections as follows: sterling qualities ann as a capa~lel "'il ..... and highly informed attorney. He { Frank "Cargo~,rFran--'k'~Po~ts, ~Isie lhas practiced i~ here in thi~ Valley I C. :Shippey. " "~ : ~, for nearly a quarter of a century. [ ~..C0ttan Creeks-No., 2 . ..... : .... " "--rn" | ~uwln rooter, 1) ~. l~ol~nu, P~lrs I tie IS welt Known to all ~ne a~o eys| j ~ l~oore " Lower ~aguache--No. 5 an endorsement of the committeeman; Mrs:. Juan Trujillo, committeewoman. in which Mr. Slane has con- N.3. 5, Lower Saguache~Trumar the clerk's office the assem- I. Means, committeeman; Mrs. Vic rmminated him by acclamation.1 Anderson, committeewoman. No. 6, Saguache Horace B Next up was the nomination fori Means. committeeman; Mrs. Flor and this was speedily dispos-,ence Means, eommitteewoman; J. A. by a few short words from Keyes, Justice of the Peace; W. J. Tipton of Cresbane, who in Werner, constable. the nomination of Ed Paul, I No. 7, Sargents---Bob Anderson committeeman; Mrs. Ed Clark, corn there "was only one sheriff." i mitteewoman. Paul was nominated by accla-i No. 8i Upper Saguche~Jame~ for the office of sheriff. Slane, ,committeeman; Mrs. Albe the position of county tress-iward' committeewoman. No. 9, Coehetona~Chas. Johnson. Dan Jones of Center, placed committeeman; Mrs. E. A. Mitchell nomination Wilson Williams of committeewoman. Mr. Jones told briefly[ No. 11, Bonanga~Theo. Eek committeeman; Mrs Fred Cuenin qualifications of Mr. Will- committeewomam to handle the affairs of this of- No, 12, Alder~Jim Alexander which is considered one of the t committeeman; Mr~ Gee.. Stoddard ortant offiee, in the coun-t c~mit~4e, w~um~nil Springr~--J. H also of Center, ]Rodeman, committeeman; Mrs. I. F. Mr. Williams nomination Roekey, committeewoman. stated t~at he was well tlmt of No. 16, Moffat~W. A. Albert committeeman; Mrs. J. Waldron the Center community and they committeewoman; D. W. Crabtree in secondingth~ nora- Justice of the Peace. of Wilson Williams for Coun- No. 17, Elkhorn N E. Morgan committeeman; Mrs Lawton, corn mitteewoman. F~r county assessor, the present No. 18, Veteran~W. E. Whitten Homer Holland, was des- committeeman; Mrs. Guy Jewell. Mr. H~lland has made committeetwoman. No.21, Lawrnce--Joe AIexan- during his term of der, committeeman; Mrs. W. E and he received the solid en~- Rominger, c~mmitteewoman. of the assembly. No. 22, Center--John Deitrich superintendent of committeeman; Mrs, Chas. Damey committeewoman. Kate Newcomb, one of the in the Saguache grade ROCKWELL HIGH MAN FOR and a former county super- REPUBLICAN NOMINATION of this county, was placed FOR GOVERNOR Miss Newcomb was and tried to withdraw her Frank Means and W.~ E. Gardne~ returned this mor~ing from Denver but the c~nvention would not where" t~, had been in attendance for an answer. Miss New- at the~hlican state assembly. has not stated definitely L.C.: P~ipps was ~ominated for she will accept the nomina- the long term for Unite4 States sen- fitor by acclamation; Chas. Mony m. W hun of Montrose was high man f.o, county surveyor W. . John-ithe short term, Chas. Waterman see ! Center, had no oppositiov, end and Rice Means thfi~d; for gee. ,e J A Keyes of Saguaehe, {ernor, Bob Rockwell shOWed a hie ' ". " _ . : ]lead over Judge~ Morley; Carl Mil~|: e only aspiran for county[ ken was high man for secretary of r. " " ]state over "T~unstine: MulnLx with- surprise of the afternoon { drew for auditor and Davis nora when the name of T YL Alex ~inatea by aecmmation; Boatrigh~ "" "'/was nominated for attorney general- was re o~ea xor eounzy l~ra s P P ~ nk Mean of Sa~uacbe, was hig:" Alexander was present .of the university and a number of of Sa~uache. was take~ by surprise, butl presidential oleo- ," considering the matter he~trln the congressional ass~mMy a ~ address before the| Ku Kux Klan opposed Guy stated that if he decid-|and two other candidates race he wo~id go Sf'~enugh vtes tO place their on tKe ballot, , Company. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Campbell were 3own from the Cochetopa last week and attended the Stampede at Mon- te Vista. Jack Welch left last week for Ojo in which a great sacrifice i~ asked of ce~attendedter onthesaturday.eunty assembly at la man in Mr. Palmer's "position. It . is not without serious consideration, St. Agnes Guild will give a card I that a man who has so long enjoyed party on Saturday, August 16th, at~the confidence of the people as Mr. the home of Mrs. John L Palmer, iPalmer has, can be prevailed upon from 2 to 5 :~O p. m. --o~ i to give up his lucrative private _ Mr. Hugh Williams of Denver, a~praetice and consent to run for an Srother of Eugene and Wilson Will-i office that at the best only partially Calentie, where he intends to spend '. iams was visiting brothers and' a month taking treatments, in hopes friends for a few days this week. , compensates him as his practice has. ~f benefitting his health. ---o--- Miss Rachel Lewis, who ~aehes Latin, English and History in the County High School, spent the sum- mer in Denver University. --o-- --If you want your Dry Cleaning on time mail your clothes direct to the bear Dry. "Cleaners, Monte Vista, Phone 307. ---o--- LOST~One small pocket book, :ontaining $5.00 bill, one silver dol- lar and some small change. Finder [eave at CreScent office and ~eiye reward. ---o-- The work of varnishing the seats Mling the floors and cleaning the ~rade school building is now under- ~ay. School begins Monday, Sep- tember 1st. ----4)--- W. F. Boyd, Miss Mar~rie Boyd and l~iss Kate Newcomb motored to Salida Wednesday to meet Mrs. Boyd, who returned from California and other points on the coast. --o--- C. R. Jorgensen and family left Wednesday for Trout Lodge on the Conejos river, where they will spend a few days before going to Denver for the Merchants Festival and Buy- ers week. JOHN BURCH MARRIED--John Burch motored .to Salida Saturday morning where he met Miss Emily ~chuler of New Jersey and {hey ere married that afternoon by Roy. Kitclilm of the Metl~di~t clmreh" of ~hat city. Mr. and Mrs. Ba.~h came to Saguache Sunday morning and after a few days vi~3t with Mr. Butch's relatives and friends in this city will go to John's ranch on the Cochetopa. The Crescent joins the many friends of Mrs. Butch in Mr. Welsh, division highway en- gineer, aceompanied by his son and Ivan Johnson, spent the week end visiting at the J. F. Johnson home. ---o-- Mr. and Mrs. Vern Brown and W, C~ McDonough passed thru town last week on their way home from attending the Stampede at Monte. Miss Ida Clare returned home on Wednesday from Salida, where she was o]~. rated on last week for ap. pendicltis. She is getting along nicely from the effects of the oper- ation. ~o--- Wilson Williams and' family mo- tored to Masonic Park on Sunday, where they attended a meeting of the board of directors of the San] Luis Valley Masonic association, of'i He has made the choice, has agreed to accept the sacrifice and the arduous duties that the position imposes upon him. It is frankly up to the people of this District to show our appreciation by going to the , Fells and electing him in November. We are not indifferent to the out- come of our legal difficulties,-we havre a right to expect and demand a fair and impartial trial before Judge and Jury This we cannot have unless we assume responsibil- ity ourselves as voters and see to it when the opportunity offers that the right kind of men are placed in nomination and then get back of ~hem and elect them. We owe it, not only to Mr. John L Palmer, but more so to ourselves, to s~e that he shall be given not only a victory at whieh. Mr; Williams is a member, --.-4F--.- Mrs. Herbert Hazard entertr, ined at a Bridge Party Wedaesday after- lthe confidence and high esteem noon at the Saguaehe Hotel. ~er: which we regard him. gv~.sts of honor were Mrs. Hensley and Miss Stewart, sisters ~f the l Saturday Night "Penmd hostess. Delicious refreshments ] Sam." were served. Mrs. Robert Tarbell I won first priffie and Mrs. George Woodard second. We had the pleasure of seeing some, of the niceat vegetables Satur- day that we have ever seen in sag- uache county. They 'were grown on the ranch of Representative Arthur V. Shippey at Villa Grove. Mr. Shippey has one of the nicest gard- ens in the county. TWO DEMOCRATS NAMED FOR DISTRICT JUDGE The democratic judicial assembly was held at Monte Vista Wednesday~ afternoon. Jt~dge Wiley af the assembly Alamo,s, al~o reeeived t votes to place hls ~nd happy mar- dl~ trier attorney. I the polls but such an overwhelming I majority that there shall be no doubt in the mind of anyone as to in Sa and AT Mrs, V, E. Anderson, Mrs. T. C. Ashley, Mike Hayes Saguacb,e~No. 6 Mrs. Lulu Mar~Id, Mrs. Clara Williams. C. L. Townsend, Sargents--No. 7 Myrta B. Clark, Steve Watters, John Hamilton. Upper Saguachc~No. 8 R. A. Ward, Andros Gallegos, J. J. Paeheeo. Co~hetopa~No. 9 E. A. Mitchell, Eddie Hazard; Chas. R. Johnson Bonanza~No. 1 l Bessie E. Kenney, Dan Mahoney, Fred Cuenin. Alder~No. 12 B. M. Shewalter, E. E. Wilson, John Rodeman. Moffat--~o. 16 D. W. Crabtree, J, F. Devinna, Luther Campbell. Elkhorn-"No. 17 " Mrs. A C. Lawton, D. V. Rudd, Julia Cotton. Veteran~No. 17 Sam Jewelt, Jr., Low Dapp~n, W. E. Whitten. Dawson, Wilson Stewart, JUDGES Saguace No. 6 Thos. A. Rees, W. L. Hammond, Dallas Stubbs. tI. A. Co~l- broth, Mrs. Ray E. Lauer, ey, C. L. Shakespeare.. THE .......... ~-~;- Saturday Ever~ng, Agust Benny Alexander and Boddy Me.~ingcr In A Booth REX INGRAM'S "SCARAMOUCHE":