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rltURSI1AY ILIIIMBER 23, 1943 THE SAGUACHE CRESCENT, SAGUACHF C)ILORADO | i i i I * ", **t SMOKE SIGNALS CLUB NOTES J UTE THEATER " r l * * -- Grade School Operetta under the! Mrs. Gordon Gotthelf is entertain- ' bbie Coombs is in bed this week:direction of Mr. Drysdale. a Christ- :-g L ..................... J Be ..... r urmge ctuo ms weunesaay. I xl, l / J', \\; SAGUACHE, COLO. with flu. I mas operetta, "Christmas and the ************  ,',j / B J'7" Four Freedoms", will be given in Mrs O. P. Shippey is entertainingl . ------- WED. & THURS., DEC. 22 & 23 Ray Woodard is confined to his the Freedle Auditorium, Thursday, the F F. S club this afternoon at a !  Ir.._.....--- VAN HEFLIN MARSHA HUNT "t 1 . December 23, at eight olock. This Chrisimas art:  -- b :,.. )9" . 2  bed wlh fu he  . u ..  w // - .c._ ,, and KATHRYN GRAYSON in  operetta will take the place of t ************ I G -"' h" , -.__ oo the sick r::;e hlObl:l::S:dV:i:t n this time. HazM::d Eed:a'daiL: gath:n/bMri "SEVEN SWEETHEARTS" lisY;:st . g e club FRI. & SAT., DEC. 24 & 25  ************ i CHRISTMAS PROGRAM Paul Gray was greeting friends ATHLETIC NEWS-- on Wednesd, a,y,::,:,C,h:l:tmas pazty here Wednesday. DICK POWELL, BETTY HUTTON in  __ Saguache played Sargent Consoli- The Saguache Study club gave J l "HAPPY GO LUCKY" Mrs. Ella Howard is able to be dated High School in basketball, $2.85 to Camp Hale to help purchase l out after a siege of flu. Tuesday, December 21, on Saguache's candy for the hospital. [ P E th SUN. & MON., DEC. 26 & 27 home floor. Two games were played ************ C on ar ROSALIND RUSSELL and FRED MACMURRAY in 'TAKE A LETTER, DARLING' TUESDAY DEC. 28 "LA SUPREMA LEY" WED. & THURS., DEC. 29 & 30 HUMPHREY BOGART and IRENE MANNING in "THE BIG SHOT" FRI. & SAT., DEC 31 & JAN. 1 NEW YEAR'S PROGRAM BOB HOPE and DOROTHY LAMOUR in "THEY GOT ME COVERED" WANT ADS FOR SALE--Good Ford coupe. Mrs. J. G. McFarlane, Crestone, Colo. WANTED--Help for general house- work. Call Mrs. Fred Curtis; 64. FOR SALE--Dressed rabbits. Ed- ward and Glenn Alexander. ltp. LOST--Lady's Ben Russ wrist watch. Finder please leave at Crescent office. FOR SALE OR TRADE for Heifer. A good coming two year old Short horn bull, also a Model A 2 wheel trailer, 525-21 tires. C. J. Alexander. 2t pd. t L. E. Thompson, M. D. i Specialist in ]} EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT Salida, Colorado Certified by the American Board HIDES---FURS--PELTS MRS. BERT FORBES Buys them all at new top prices CASH FOR ALL PURCHASES WE WILL TREAT YOU RIGHT SAGUACHE SHOE 00,rt00l00,e,00roo. L Saguache,  Colorado Moorman Mfg. Co. Quincy, Ill. MANUFACTURER OF A COMPLETE MINERAL FEED FOR ALL TYPES OF LIVESTOCK H. M. LOWE, Dealer, Phone 67W Saguache, Colorado Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Johnson are on the sick list with flu. Get your last minute Christmas cards at the Crescent office. Walt Hammond was absent from store duties last Thursday on account of flu. Mr. and Mrs. John Davis of Center have been victims of the flu the past week. Miss Elizabeth Green of Gunni- son was a houseguest of Miss Shirley Vavak last week. Mrs. R. B. Robb and Tommy of Howard have been ill with flu the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Vavak of Kline are spending Christmas at their home in Saguache. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Gross are spending Christmas in Denver with the Liall Clare family. The W. M. Slane family and Dr. Eva Reed have been suffering with flu the past two weeks. Sam Spencer of Roswell, New Mex- ico is a houseguest of Jim Curtis during the Christmas holidays. Miss Barbara Smith, student nurse at DU is spending Christmas with Mrs. John Palmer and Mrs. Fay Fen- nell. Dickie, five month old son of Mr. the first and second teams each hav- ing a game. These were practice games. Scores: First team game Saguache 37, Sargent 19. Second team game Sargent 21, Saguache 16. ************ SOCIETY NEWS The sophmore class held a short meeting Monday, making further plans for their party. TRI.BETAS The girls club met at school for a short meeting last Friday. A few changes were made in our program! for Christmas. We have not been able to obtain an orchestra so our: dance will be canceled. ************ One of our senior students, Wayne Madison, left Tuesday for induction into the armed forces. We will miss Wayne. ***********0 The sophomore class had their party at the High School Wednesday evening. It was a Christmas party and the evening was spent playing games, after which gifts vere ex- changed and refreshments were enjoyed in the Home Ec. room. Members of the faculty, husbands, wives and invited students attended our party. We have several former students visiting our school. George Wood- ard and Jim Curtis have been taking part in our band and other interests. and Mrs. Kenneth Schmittel is slow- We have enjoyed seeing them witb ly recovering from a severe case of I us once again. whooping cough. ************ Phone hristmas I The grade and high school students , are enjoying two free shows thin tems in next wees Crescent. Y ourl " " relatives and friends, who are away week, one through the courtesy of the will enjoy reading them. management of the Ute Theatre and the Committee for the Christmas Mr. and Mrs. S. B: Bonney and son of Carlsbad, N. M., are spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Johnson. Clarence Tooker writes from Hot- chkiss that they have very little snow there--with the ground bare it doesn't seem like Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Noland left last Friday for Temple, Texas, where they will spend the holidays with Major and Mrs. C. S. Gillman and family. Christmas is in evidence at the Ute Theatre and Fountain Service this year with gay trees and colorful decorations attractively arranged about the two places. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Burress en- tertainad the Dinner Club at their annual Christmas party Sunday eve- ning. Miss Margaret Blair and Mr. Walter Raby were guests. Lieutenant and Mrs. Gordon Mar- old are spending a few days this week with relatives in Saguache. They will spend Christmas in Delta with Mrs. Marold's parents. Joe Alexander and son, Jiggs, re- turned home last Thursday with a load of coal having gone to Denver with a load of hogs. They report a dense fog while in Denver. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Lab art and  Donna of Grand Island, Nob., were Ihere Friday and Saturday the house- 00h[istmas" is ,[ guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Labart. [ireet]  They were enroute to California. -- "" Ov..l Sgt. a--nd rs. W-.'m. ----mann and lsister Lulu Mae of Taft, California, . who came to attend the funeral of [ l I [} their uncle, C. C. Hofofmann were 0 I  []callers in Saguache last Friday. O I ] Mr. and Mrs. Jess Crowhave just ]returned from a trip to Dalhart, Just pretending we are meeting }[ TM where they visited her dough- In the good old friendly way/ter, Mrs. J. P. Matthew and family. Hands extendedwhile we wishlTheY report more snow there than you [I here. HAPPINESS ON o week Mrs .............. l On Wednesday f last CI-IIIWrA DAX,, '. _ I Tillie Means left. for San Diego, " /California for a visit with her sister, |Mrs. Oscar Mack. Her nephew, "--'''"0 Wells-Burress George Mack of San Diego,-came for her. Her niece, Mrs. LaVeta Keyzer, of Phoenix, Arizona, accom- FUNERAL HOME panied them. Mrs. Dora Werner and Treats and the other, a gift of the faculties of the two schools. ************ The Senior--Junior play was an overwhelming success. The cast is to be congratulated on their acting. The attendance, which was very good, is appreciated b" the students. Dur- ing the evening Mr. Tarbell was presented with a bill-fold given him by the Seniors and Juniors in appre- ciation for his assistance with the play. Musical selections were played by the band and orchestra between acts. Also a vocal solo, "White Christmas" was sung by Patsy San- chez and a flute and piano duet "Meditation" was played by Pearl Hazard and Ralph Vavak. CHRISTMAS FOR sells-- Miss Blair is leaving Thursday for Nebraska to spend her vacation with her grandmother. --o--- Mr. Bennett says, "I am planning to stay in Saguache and eat turkey on Dec. 25 and spend the other days preparing statements to the idivi- dual teachers as to the amounts withheld from their salaries during the past year, because of Victory Tax, Withholding Tax and other things. --.o-- Mr. Tarbell is going to stay at home and try to catch up on some of,his business work, as he is very busy. o---- Mr. and Mrs. Melien and daughter Rutha Sue plan to spend Christmas in Salida. Mrs. Woodard is planning to spend the vacation with her family in Sa- guache. --o-- Mr. Drysdale is going to Ojo Caliente. Santana Sanchez left last Friday for Red Cliffe where she will spend Christmas with her parents. o The rest of the students are stay- ing at home. NEWS BY NOSEY-- John Gray thinks he has very strong eyes. He has been seen try- ing to out-stare some of the girls. (Wonder why he doesn't pick on the boys?) Mrs. Alice Rominger and Mrs. Marie Hazard entertained the Teach- er's club Monday evening at a Christ- mas party at the Rominger home. Desert was served followed by the members playing bridge. Mrs. Ray Woodard and Mrs. Horace Marold received honors. At the close of the evening after bridge Santa Claus presented gifts to the members. Those present were Mrs. R. G. Woodard, Mrs. H o race Marold, Mrs. Willis Bennett, Mrs. C. Melien, Mrs. Gee. Burch, Mrs. Ruth Werner Knowles, Mrs. Stanley Donaldson, Mrs. Florence Williams, Misses Bess Corlett, Mercedes Crooks, Jennyt Gleckler, Margaret Blair, Zoe Gei- I ger, Mrs. J. C. Freedle, Mrs. LeRoy " i Coleman, Mrs. Claude Hazard, and the hostess. Several missed the party due to illness. ************ The Christmas party for the Sa- guache Woman's club was given at the home of Mrs. Gee. Burch, Decem- ber seventeenth. Mrs. W. F. Boyd opened the meeting with a prayer for our soldier boys. Mrs. Howard Bur- ress read a Christmas story, "The Original Story of the Christmas Lily." The Christmas carols, "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, "0h?l Little Town of Bethlehem" and! "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing" were sung. Pearl Hazard played the flute solos, accompanied by Mrs. J. C. Freedle. The fun part of the program was dramatized in, "The Night Before Christmas", Mrs. Jack Donaldson read the poem and those taking part were Mrs. W. F. Boyd, Mrs. Annie Woodard and Mrs. Marie Hazard as Santa. Funny clever poems written by Mrs. Donaldson to fit club mem- bers personalities were attached to. gifts given out by Santa Claus. Mem- bers present were Mesdames Ashley, Boyd, Bennett, Hazard, Freedle, Me- lien, Whitten, Coleman, Burress, R. G. Woodard, Annie Woodard, arie Hazard, Sheldon Dilley and the host- ess. Guests were Misses Pearl Haz- ard and Doris Dilley. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Stanley Donaldson with Mrs. orence Williams giving the paper. GIRLSCOUT NEWS The sale of holly which has been an annual activity of the Girl Scouts for several years, has been completed. Mrs. Solomon, a member of the troop committee, was in charge of the sale this year. The members of the Girl Scout organization in Saguache wish to extend their warmest Christma greet- ings to their many friends, together with the hope that the New Year will bring peace and happiness to their homes. The Ray Woodard family enter- tained dinner guests in their home Tuesday evening. They were Polly Curtis, Helen Michaud, Bill Solomon, Jim Curtis and. Sam Spencer of Ros- well, New Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Davis went to Monte Vista last Friday to consult Dr. Hyland about an injury Charlie received awhile back when a horse kicked him. The horse really gave Charlie a wallop in spite of the fct he was unshod. Who was Floriene A. walking to school with the other morning? Could it have been Perry H.? o Laurence had better take Ray out behind the barn. We all notice that he is cutting in. --o Why do sheep dogs always come to school Is it because some of the students act sheepish? --o Polly C. and Ralph V. were seen in the science room alone. o-- We saw Josephine reading over David's shoulder. Were they read- ing a love letter? What were Pearl H. and Ralph V. doing in algebra Monday? Ray Werner's mother got Ray some Donald Duck books for Christmas. Ray, why don't you grow up? Pearl had better start watching PHONE 125W daughter, June, who have been car- --o-- Laurence because he has been seen *  Ambulaaee-Flowor-Monu"ent ing for Mrs. Means are houseguests Wallace has been seen trying to ...... .... " ........ o Mr, an . Ji Wsra. lovs to o hine, going o reen aes. :,_  ;i-----:7 l ....... 4 m _ _ _, iautks _ _ J. ..... : .... , In troubled times the old Christmas Greetings have very special significarce. To all of you we wish a Happy Christmas ..... Satuache County National Bank MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION BROWN POINTS '' FOR WASTE FATS The housewife may now receive one brown ration point for each half pound of salvage kitcchen fats she i r takes to her retailer. In addition, she will continue to receive four cents a pound. Retailers will not give points for less than one-half pound, uor for any fractional over-weight. Wood and Coal Buy Your Wood And Coal Now I deliver from 8 a. m. to 6. p. m. C. F. & I. COAL ,J Prompt Service With a Smile Ed. Lujan 80ND$ OVER AMERICA This cupola- capped tower on the state cap- itol at Lincoln looks out upon one of our important grain and _ livestock states. Its  f[ founders came fromthe - corners of the world  and built a great com- []|[ monwealth. _ .- fi[l Keep Amerlca Safe; Buy War Bonds Cornhusker's Pride ' @_:  In Europe too, Poland, n Czechoslovakia, Belgi- um, Holland, France, Norway and other countries were striving for better, more peace- ful days and then Aus- tria spawned Adolf Hitler. For Sale k All household furniture, Frigi- daire, Safe, Adding Machine, Cash Register, Washing Machine, Store Building with modern home com- bined. Come see us,we have what you want. K. D. Saliba !