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PAGE "~ -- EASTEILN COLORADO PLAINSMAN, THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 200~ 90 Years Ago March 21, 1914 Some snow and a very cold wind the last two days, reminds us that Spring has not yet ar- rived, though about due. Mrs. W.M. Thomas and little daughter, Ethelyn, who has been visiting her parents, G.W. Harvey and wife, left Saturday for her home at Haswell. By the decisive vote of 90 to 20 the taxpayers of Hugo School district upheld the school board in the election on Monday, when they voted in favor of bonding the district to the ex- tent of $17,900 for the purpose of constructing a new and mod- ern gray brick building in Hugo for the accommodation of the union high school and grade school. Mrs. Van Sickle and Leonard Myers left Tuesday for a visit at their former home in Goshen, Indiana. Mrs. Chas. Lee, of Limon, daughter of W.S. Pershing and wife, spent several days in Hugo last week visiting friends here. Mrs. Clark Maxon, of Center, Colorado, is here visiting rela- tives and friends, having formerly resided in Hugo. 75 Years Ago March 8, 1929 Mr. and Mrs. Sam Allison and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meredith visited at Bullis' Sunday after- noon and evening. Mr. John Buhr went to Denver Tuesday with Mr. Lunow and expects to visit in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Guy Hastings and family until Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. James Morgan and children, of Arriba, spent Sunday in the Hugo homes of the Beem Brothers and their fami- lies. Harris Cook and family ex- pect to move Friday from the Ewing residence to the Capitol Hill Cream Station building of which they are in charge. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Webb, of Karval, brought their little daughter, Marjorie, to his fathers home at Hugo Monday. The little one has been very ill the past week. Miss Helen Staab went to Denver Sunday to visit her sis- ter, Miss Minnie, who has a stenographic position with the Dines, Hones and Dines Com- pany. She came back Monday with Mr. Ed Wooldridge who was in the city on business. THE HIVE qUAIIIY SIN|O! AS$|$TEO LIVING Support Your Parent's Independence We offer custoudzed progranw c~ services to accommodale their needs. C.ail Kathy ~ 719..743-2777 - Hullo Call Kathy W~ 719-348.4666 - Su"amm We accep~ wivate pay o~ Medicakt p~ 4th ANNUAL PRIME RIB DINNER IIIII I IIII I AND DANCE iii SPONSORED BY THE HUGO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY APRIL 10, 2004 Saturday, April 24 VFW in Hugo DINNER SERVED FROM 6 TO 9 DANCE AND KARAOKE 9 TO 12 KARAOKE BY lACK GARNER $17.50 PER PERSON THIS INCLUDES DINNER, ALL THE TRIMMINGS AND DANCE TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT PARMERS AUTO, MR B'S LLrMI~'RR OR CONTACT ANY HUGO FIILFfl~AN 50 Years Ago March 19, 1954 Shalmar, the magician, will be the feature attraction at the National School Assemblies pro- gram to be presented at the Hugo High School on March 22. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Graves and son and Mrs. Holsberry, were Thursday dinnerguestsof the James Nestors'in Hugo andsupperguests of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Nestor. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Tracey and two children of Morrison, came down Saturday to visit until Sun- day in the parental Gus Staab home. Mrs. Ann Will of Ann's- Casuals, was a business visitor in Denver last Friday and did some buying for her store. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pepper, Larry and Cherry, spent Wednesday evening visiting and watching TV at the Julian Casteel home. Harold Kravig was also a brief caller. Bob Glancy with the Nadbnal Weather Service will be present- ing Basic Weather Spotter classes in Lincoln County on April 8. There will be two classes, the first at I p.m. in Hugo in the jury assembly room in the court- house. The second will be at 7 p.m. at the firehouse in Karval. This is an opportunity to learn how to become a weather spotter and provide information to as- sist the National Weather Ser- vice and local law enforcement agencies in the issuance of more timely and accurate warnings for severe weather such as torna- does, thunderstorms and flash floods. The approximately two- hour class is free of charge. Prior registration is not re- quired to attend the class and everyone is welcome. If you have questions, call 743-2810. Mr. and ~lrs. W.D. Owen, Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Allen and Marvin Nickel, of the First National Bank of Hugo, attended a dinner of bank officers, directors and em- ployees at Calhan, Wednesday evening. 25 Years Ago March 22, 1979 The 6th grade students of the Genoa, Limon and Hugo Schools participated in the High Plains Soil Conservation District An- nual Conservation Poster Con- test. They were, from Hugo; 1st place, Bill Schoening 2nd place, Eric Simmons; 3rd place, Brenda Mannis. Mr. and Mrs. Don Lengel and Russell, were Saturday evening dinner guests of Sue Lengel. Greeley students enjoying spring break are Sharon Ensign, Rod Webb and Jim Simmons. Mr.. and Mrs. Gail Allen, of Genoa, are the proud parents of a baby girl, Gayla Cheree, born March 13, 1979. Marguerite Foster, ,Barbara Stuwe, Nancy Hollowell, Mildred Loss and Dorothy Nagel, members of the First National Bank of Hugo's bowl- ing team, spent the weekend in Denver to bowl in the State Women's Bowling Tourna- ment. Dick Rains of Denver and Debbie Rains of Alamosa, were weekend guests in the parental Gerald Rains home. 10 Years AgO : March 17, 1996t Chief Judge Kea~ Stuart, has announced~ E. Bandy, clerk of the Lincoln County C~ Courts, has been selec~ ceive the PRIDE Aw~r;l employee of the mooR} Eighteenth Judicial Dii~ January 1994. JoAnn Christopher, #~ field, visited Friday nig~ Sunday with her paren7 Oleta Daugherty to cel birthday. ~_~ The Genoa-Hugo dents gave the basket~ great send off March 1~ state playoffs. They b~ "The Bell." Alice Webb accO Barney and Virginia T~ Denver Wednesday to'I Cooper who is havi-qg~ time. - Mr. and Mrs. Mike celebrated their 61st anniversary on SundaY + TAX II h. aock o, -vqie~" ~ o~b .I REPLACE FRONT OR REAR MOPAR V-E PADS OR SHOES TURN ROTORS OR DRlJi AND ADJUST REAR PARK BRAKE CABI' 719-775-2881 call today for an appointment