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A Big Special! Phantom of the Opera, at the Picture Show Friday and Saturday S AGUACHE CRESCENT. VOL. XLV. SAGUACHE, COLORADO, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1925. NO. 49. j i i, I I Mr. J. W. Swartz died at the home WILL HAVE COM- w Back on the Job 3,868 CARS OF MUNITY TREE of his daughter Mrs. Mile Means, at SPUDS SHIPPED Saguache, Colo., Nover.lber 22, THIS YEAR a00ter an illness .of nine weeks. FROM VALLEY John W. Swartz was born at Lan- caster, Ohio, April 15, 1842. He D. &amp; R. G. W..officials at Pueblo, At a meeting held last Friday spent his early life there and was evening it was decided to again married October 9, 1862, to Eliza- gave out figures a few days ago place a large Christmas Tree in the beth 'H. Massey, also of Lancaster, covering shipments of potatoes, let- center of the main street this year Ohio. tuce, cauliflower, mixed vegetables, and tb, e same will be dec.orated and They moved to Kansas in 1870, peas, etc., from the San Luis Valley lighted all during the holidays which where they resided until about eight and the 1925 record sounds mighty will help to spread the Christmas years ago, when they came to Canon good to all of our people. The fig- ures are compiled on shipments spirit of Peace of on Earth, Good City, Colo., to make their home. Will Toward Men. After the death <)f Mrs. Swartz made up t.o Nover/lber 20th. N.v community program will be two years ago, Mr. Swartz has made A total of 3,868 carloads of pots- held in the hall this year but the his home in Saguache, Colo. toes had been shipped from the Community church will have a tree To this union were born eight valley until the time the figures had been tabulated. Of these, 1,788 and treat at the church on Christ- children, all .of whom are living ex- arl.oads had been shipped between mas Eve and the Spanish Presbyter- cept one which died in infancy. October 17 and November 20. inn church will also have some sort The children are W. W. S.wartz and of a program and a treat for the j. F. Swartz of Spokane, Wash., Upward trend of the potato mar- kiddies. R.C. Swartz of Prescott, Wash., ket and the conitnuation .of Tenth- The sch.ools will be dismissed on Mrs. P. B. Moore of Hiawatha, er favorable to the harvesting of Wednesday evening, December 23rd Kansas, Mrs. J. E. McCrkle of ']   potatoes are the tw.o factors ac- and will not open again until Men- Kansas City, Me., Mrs. C. A. Kauff- counting for the sustained heavy day, Jauary 4th, which will give man, Mrs. Mile Means, and Mrs. J. hipments, produce men declare. It the teachers an opportunity to H. Blake of Saguache, Colo. is pointed out, h.')wever, that there spend the holidays with home f<)lks. Mr. Swartz was a member of the will be a marked decline in potato WILD HORSES OF THE M.E. church since childhood, consignments from now until the EOCHETOPA TO BE SOLD The funeral took place from the beginning <)f the next season. Wilson Undertaking Parlors at Can- I/ _ But 30 carloads of letiuce were The sale of wild horses from the on City, Col.o., Nov. 24, conducted shipped durig the 33 days ending Cochetopa forest in Saguache coun- by Rev. Beckman of the First M.E. November 20, records show. Move- ty, which was scheduled f.or the first Church of that city. ments on cauliflower, peas and mix- of December, has been postponed to Mrs. Helen Wilson sang Abde ed vegetables were very low. the tenth, because of the fact that With 1Re and Sleep on Beloved in a Total vegetable shipments from the cattlemen are at the present most beautiful manner, the valley from the opening of the time rounding up their herds and to Many floral tributes, the gift of shipping seas.on, about August 1 to ............................................... XMAS STOCKS get the h.orses at this time would friends and neighbors, testified to :****'*'*:":*':**'**'**;*';**;";'*;**;" November 20, were as follows: Po- greatly interfere with the feeders, the esteem in which Mr. Swartz was tatoes, 3,868 cars; lettuce 1,186 PEOPLE YOU KNOW INCENTIVE TO These wild horses have caused a held by those who knew him best. l cars; cauliflower, 182 cars, '.nixed great deal of interest and most of The pall-bearers were members of vegetables 137 cars; peas, 19 cars; them are beauties. However, their his Sunday School class. The re- . " .-::..:...*..:.,, miscellaneous, 202 cars. BUY AT HOME When .one takes into considers- presence there is detrimental to mains were laid to rest in Lakeside Jim Curtis is sporting a new Walter Rominger is driving a new tion that no doubt ninny cars of San those wh.o use those lands for their Cemetery. Buick coupe. Fordor Ford sedan. .... Luis Valley products have been cattle, and according to word re- -- .... o-- As the Christmas shopping sea- shipped out in other directi.ons than ceived from Mr. Mack, of the For- In our rush to get the Crescent Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Buskirk Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dilley were son approaches the thought comes through Pueblo it is hard to esti- est Department, all the h.orses that out a day early last week so that the of Villa Grove were Saguache visit- Salida visitors Monday. to us that Saguache c.onsumers mate just how badly the 1925 re- do not have a brand or are other- editor, printer, linotype operator, wise owned will be sold to the high- offiCe boy and devil could take a hol- ors on Wednesday. -----'- ought to feel duty-bound to buy of cords have beaten the shipments o Sheriff Ed Paul was a business ithe merchants here at home; and during former years. est bidder f.or cash. The place of iday on Thanksgiving we failed to Luther Gross and Clarence Gott- ws]tor m Sahda on Friday ' will do th r] ht ..... ' I we trust that they '  'g the sale will be announced later.-- mention the Eastern Star banquet, helf returned Sunday a two --o-- I thing by handing their money over The Crescent has a beautiful line t ..... s FARM LAND Salida Record. which was held on Saturday, Nov- weeks trip to Oklahoma and Te[as. , ........ ine local counter . I oi kntlsmas earns on {llplay ember 21st, at the Saguache hall. --o-- ' ' " " [ When the local merchants pre- TOLOVERSOF The banquet and dance this yea Mrs. Warren Joy was operated )n ........ --o:--- "tnaref°rthebigChristmasrush°f DECREASES IN BEAUTIFUL CHINA was one of the most successful .of at the D. & 'R. G. hospital in Salida lw]ss ±viaoeL Anaerson spenl" ' ] Thanksgiving with her parents in business, in .order that their patrons l any ever held and was attended by last week, and late reports are that'  THIS C0UNT¥ On display at Bookies ttardware a large number of the members of she is getting along nicely. Gunnison. may be able to choose from large! stocks just what they want, the Friday and Saturday of this week, the Eastern Star, the Masons and --o-- --o-- only, Coalport, England, I)orie In- their families, many attending from Mrs. George Curtis and Mrs. Jim Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wharton of right spirit should be manifested on dian Tree China, dating back to the nearby towns. After a ,mst Curtis will come in this evening Moffat, were transacting business in the part f the people who do the Preliminary announcement by the 1750. This is the genuine Indian lsplendid repast, Toastmaster Wm. from Denver, where they have been Saguache on Wednesday. buying. These merchants pay the U. S. census bureau shows that in ---o--- taxes, sponsor every entertainment the county of Saguache the number Tree quality. A set of these dishes Fellers took charge of the program visiting the past two weeks. Miss Tressie Clark spent Sunday feature, and worth while measure in of farms decreased from 432 to are valued at several hundred dol- and an hour was spent enjoying c lars. sh.ort toasts by some of the mem- The dance g;ven last Saturday with her sister, Mrs. Bert Wykoff the interest of the community, so at 346 during the last five years. The :amount .of land actuall:# in farms bers. Dancing was then indulged in evening in Marold Hall by Harve and family, near Villa Grove. these times they are entitled to the I o-- trade .of the country round about, land ranches also decreased from Cutler and his orchestra was one of HAMMOND MERC. CO. Crescent Want ads Bring Results. until a late hour. the most successful of the season. Read the ads in the local paper 436,024 acres in 1920 to 404,903 PHONE 47 acres in 1925. Of this last fiure o in order to know just where to get Mrs. Mary Russell and Mrs. Otto The Servlce Delivery Store assortments of g, oods and gifts in there were 102,187 acres of crop Annual Werner were hostesses to a very Mr. and Mrs. Perry Campbell what. ever line you may desire. The land, 225,638 acres of pasture, " elghtful Thanksgiving dance at were week-end guests of Mr. and rogressive merchant advertises and 18,605 acres .of woodland not pas-" Father and Son Banquet Springs last Thursday even-Mrs. Dan H.olland at Monte Vsta we hope you will take their messages tured and 58,473 acres not classi- ing. last week. seriously, fled. o-- In this county there has also been --.o--- COMMUNITY CHURCH Jck Belmard came h.ome from A number .of local members of the Mrs. Walter Hammond entertain- a ecrease in the value of lands and -- ,,:r;aa-" December 4 1925 Friday evening. He reports Royal Arch Chapter of Masons, at- eda few friends at Bridge last Wed- buildings from $10,954,145 in 1920 Mrs. Belmard steadily improving tended a meeting in Del Norte on nesday afternoon, to $7,458,834 in 1925. Quite a  from her recent operation at the D. Monday evening. , ---o--- drop, but probably accounted for in 7:00 P.M. & R. G. hospital, o Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Cochrane are art by different methods of assc:s- --o-- Friday and Saturday, the Big spending a few days in Denver and ment. o--o Mile Means left Wednesday morn- Special, "The Phanm of the Fort CoUins. Horses in this county decreased "That we may be better fathers and better sons--That we lag for California )na short vaca- Opera", at the Picture Show. Good "----o-- :from 4,329 to 3,641, cattle are may better realize the duties we owe to one another--That we may nearer attain that ideal that each has made f)r the Lion from his duties as Chef at the Music. Wild! Wierd! Wonderful! Wednesday was Stray Day in bout the same, 39,803 in one case, other." Saguache hotel. Dur'ng his ab- ---o-- Moffat, and most of the local cattle- running down to 38,838. Mules sence Mrs. Bert Forbes will have Glen Eunt and a party of young men were in attendance, have increased from 218 to 340. oo charge of the co<)king at the hotel, folks turned their car over at the Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Curtis have Grain crops show a 30 to 50 per TOASTMASTER ........... ROBERT R. TARBELL --o-- Frank McClure corner on Thanks-moved to Monte Vista, where they cen.t decrease but ltatoes raised Mr. and Mrs. George Hazard and g:ving day. All escaped without will make their home th's winter, in number of bushels produced PIANIST MISS AMY HAMMOND son Edward, and Mrs. A. Van tier- serious injury, but the car was ---o-- from 282,662 in 1920 to 609,664 as SONG LEADER .......... MISS AGNES DE WALD ten left this morning for Denver. omewhat damaged. M'. Mosher of La Garita, with his the crop of the present seasom Mr. and Mrs. Iazard will remain in ---o daughter and sister, spent last week I o--o-- Denver until about the first .of the Mr. Jack Belmard motored to end with Mr. and Mrs. R.oy Clark Buy your Christmas Cards at the Song ............................................ Everybody year, when they expect to go to ',alida Wednesday to meet his sis- and family. Crescent Office. California for the winter: ter Mrs. Bellieu of Oktah)ma City, -- Invocation ................................. Rev. W. It. 'Miller ----o who is in Salida visiting Mrs. Bel-  Chas. Coleman came in from Pu- mard, who is in the h.ospital there. --=-m-=--,,-fi[------ BIG FEED--FOUR BITS PER ebl.o the first of the week. Mr.  i .............. AT THE - ............. Coleman is now representing a firm Mrs. Gibe.on, mother of Mrs. Wil- The History and Purpose of the Boy Scouts ......... L.N. Slonecker hich sells a special prepared min- son Williams, spenta fewdays in Saguache Theatre "They rule the destiny of America" eral food for sheep, which he sags town visiting with relatives. She  Keeping the Boys in School ........................ George "Burcl is being largely used in the eastern will leave in a few days for Delta, "In the eductttion of the youth of today lies our future" part of the state, where she will spend the winter ' ---o-- with her daughter Grace, who is D 'sATuR MBER 4'-- Solo ............................................ Thos. Rees Christmas is only three weeks teaching there. FRIDAY AN DAY--DECE away. The wise mrchant will get o When a Feller Needs a Friend ........................ Dan Fellers out early if he wants the best The F.ortnightly Club ladies, Mes- j THE BIG SPECIAL "After all others fail---we still have Dd" Christmas gift trade. The surest dames Frank Means, Walter Slane,  THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA -.: P. Shippey, Will  ' I GOOD MUSIC . Father and Son Incorporated ............... .....Dr. O. P. Shippey and the cheapest way he ban talk to David Reed, O. x,, , "Filthy lucre or healthy, happy boys" the Saguache trade is thru the ad-IHtmmond, Perry Campbell, John I. rertising columns of the Sguache Palmer, Walton Ridgeway and WILD! WiERDI WO,DERFU[.! . Dad and I. .Raymond Johnson Crescent. o McEntyre motored to Monte Vist, - ..................................  __ _. Wednesday nd were entertained at IEXT TUESDAY DECE.IBER 8th "United we Stn,l" The first snow of the season a luncheon by Mrs. Ralph Curtis. " A RUPERT HUGHES PRODUCTION Quartette .................. Messrs. Rces, Siane, Shippey, Hazard l theygreeted Saguachearose this (Thursday)residents morn-When Mrs. O. P. Shippey and Mrs. PerrY[campbell gave excellent papers on EXCUSE ME A LOT OF SINGING AND SOME MORE sPEECHES, ing. The ground was barely c.over- The Hudson River School on Paint- led. We are indeed fortunate so ing and The Early Women Sculp- .... o---o far this year as other places in the tors. A delightful day was spent NEXT WEEK--DECEMBER 34 " RESERVATIONS valley and state have lad heavy with .our club member, Mrs. Curt's, ffA lllllll,r.W_Vir,, • PHONE 70 BEFORE FRIDAY NOON FOR YOUR snows. Yes, 'Tis a privilege to who will reside in Monte Vista for FOR THE BANQUET. live in Saguache. the winter,