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130 YEARS AGO % sand out of their rooms and are etc. From May 9,1885 Star glad of a rest. The Class of 1915 in the Cold- Some of the hard working water high school numbers 20, Reeder is a new town some farmers will not reap a rich har- which is by far the largest class ten or eleven miles north of this vest of wheat his year as it was ever graduated from the Coldwa- city. It has just been laid out and all blown away out, while with ter schools, or, probably in any platted by the town company, others, prospects look favorable town of similar size in southwest which is at present composed of for some wheat at least. Kansas. several substantial energetic Quite a number of the gentlemen. They are enterpris- Avillaites attended the exercises IP 80 YEARS AGO ing, energetic and intelligent and of the I.O.O.F last Friday at Cold- From May 10,1935 Star will assist in building up a good water. town. The town company is very Everybody in the Ridge Sum- While S.W. Baugh was work- liberal and propose to give away mit vicinity is busy farming, ing on the Davis ranch (formerly lots to parties who will build upon Kaffir corn seems to be the prin- the Arrington ranch) southeast them. cipal crop this year. of this city on last Friday morn- From present indications it ing, the spirited team which he would seem that railroad build- 110 YEARS AGO % was driving ran away, and Mr. ing will be the order of the sum- From May 5,1905 Star Baugh suffered several very se- mer in Southern Kansas. Barber vere injuries. He was thrown from and Comanche counties will Walter Burr is giving consid- the wagon which he had hauled catch two each at least, erable attention to raising cab- some rubbish, the wheels pass- The factis fast dawning upon bage, tomato and sweet potato ing over his head and body. Sev- the minds of our Eastern neigh- plants. He can supply youreral ribs were crushed and one bors that Comanche county wants in that direction, lung was punctured. He suffered lands are good investments, The social given by the M.E. a hard blow on the head and his wither for the home-seeker or ladies on last Friday evening left arm was broken above the capitalist, was a success in every particu- elbow, the bones protruding The cold wave that struck us lar. They proceeds amounted to through the flesh. He was Thursday morning caused sev- about $32. brought in the ambulance to the eral to move their stoves in again The Cimarron river was up Holcomb hospital in this city and visit Mr. Kelly for coal. considerable last week. where he rema'meddn a semi-con- Mr. Howarth has moved his D. Pardon sold his 600 acre scious condition for several bank into his own building one tract of land just west of Wilmore days. door west of the building lately to Mr. Wells of Kinsley for It takes a lot of hard work to occupied by him. $4,000. raise chickens to good frying Frank Cash has twelve acres size, but it is really hard to take of corn up and growing nicely 100 YEARS AGO when some one steals them then on his farm in Pleasant View val- From May 7,1915 Star they are large enough to sell. ley, 3 miles southwest of town. Mrs. Walter Johnston of this city The "Good Roads Move- lost about 100 choice chickens 120 YEARS AGO ment" in Comanche-co. has re- last Monday night. From May 4,1895 Star ceived quite a boost during the The Coldwater baseball team past few weeks. At least the ma- defeated the Pratt team on last In Protection, sand storm No. chinery has been actively Sunday at the fairgrounds near 4 that raged all day Sunday and started and definite and perma- this city by a score of 7 to 3. Monday, brought with it Mon- nent results are assured, and Preach Herd, Bill Robbins and day night, the first rain since that in a very prompt manner. Clyde Taylor were pitchers for February. Considerable rain fell The Coldwater cemetery is Coldwater and L. Herd and which will be appreciated by the beginning to take on a more "pre- Muriel Gregg were the catchers. Protection farmers and by the sentable" appearance. The city The teams will play in Pratt on house-keepers also, who feel has lately had considerable work next Sunday. devoutly thankful that the dust done there in the way of clean- A skunk got into the brooder is settled for a few days at least, ing up of the grounds, trimming house of Will Denney one for they are weary of shoveling the trees, putting out new trees, evening the past week and killed Donald Dodson 122 E Heman Ave. Tucumcari, NM 88401-2016 are observing May as Skin Cancer ".on Month With free screenings for women and men during May. Free skin cancer screenings during regular clinic hours the weeks of May 11 & May 18. And ... Melanie Dunn APRN will also be doing screenings starting at 7 a.m. on May 13 & May 20. Call (620) 582-2136 for an appointment. Working Together .ALLIANCE 655 of their five weeks old White Wyandottes. Will says the next night he got the skunk. The county pumpkin ball tournament for grade pupils was held i Wilmore on last Saturday. The towns that entered were Coldwater. Protection and Wil- more. Boys' and girls' teams were chosen from the third and fourth, and fifth and sixth, and the Sev- enth and eighth grades. The Coldwater band, orchestra and string quartet made a very cred- itable showing at the concert on last Friday evening. The patrons of the school are well pleased with the splendid progress made by this department of the school. 70 YEARS AGO % From May 4,1945 Star The basketball boys of Cold- water have gone further than any other C.H.S. team in many years by reaching the semi-finals in the Regional Tournament, where they were barely defeated in the last minute of play. On the team this year were Ralph Hoofer, Earl Kopke, Tom Mahan, Bill Hoofer, Don Cossman, Rob Chambers, Ronald Cullins, Simmie George, and Byron Jarnagin. With the end of the war in Europe imminent, the Coldwater American Legion, in cooperation with the churches and all other organizations, are planning on a special service of thanksgiving in keeping with the suggestion of President Truman. It is sug- gested that the places of busi- ness not close except for the thanksgiving service. An abundance of rain has been received in the Lookout vi- cinity the past few weeks. The ground is thoroughly soaked and wheat is looking fine. But the rains are mighty hard on our roads. 50 YEARS AGO h From May 6,1965 Star A New partnership was formed effective April 1, 1965 at the Coldwater Motor Company? New partners are J. Riley Stalcup, R. Alan Weber, and V.J. Allderdice, all of Coldwater. Local thunder showers both Monday and Tuesday nights this week have about covered Comanche county with varying amounts of rain. Wheat is head- ing out, especially in the south part of the county. The frost last week did not hurt it and wheat prospects are said to be the best" in five years. The Coldwater Eagles put on a fancy field and track show be- fore the home folks here Friday as they sewed up the Iroquois League Track championship with 63 points. While 10 new calves a day has been an average, about a month ago a new record was set at the Gregg Ranch in Southeast- ern Comanche county when on one Sunday 34 new calves were dropped. COLDWATER Antioch CommunityChurch Woody Wilhelm, Pastor 582-2045 Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. Weekly Home Bible Studies Assembly of God David Moseley, Pastor 582-2128 Church 582-2463 Sunday School 9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:15 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday Worship 6 p.m. First Christian Church Andrew Evans, Minister 582-2337 Church 582-2440 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Holy Spirit Catholic Church Fr. Charles Mazouch Church 582-2154 Saturday Evening Mass 5 p.m. United Methodist Church Gary Merritt, Pastor 582-2132 Home 582-2176 Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Wed. Bible Study 7 p.m. Contact the church office if you need a ride to church. PROTECTION First Baptist Church Brandon Hagins, Pastor 6224386 Church Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. First Christian Church Philip Smith, Pastor 6224507 Church 6224259 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Youth 7 p.m. MennoniteChurch Rod Crowell, Pastor 6224449 Church 6224342 Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. Wed. Parents 7 p.m. United Methodist Church Jessie Zimmerman, Pastor 6224244 Home 6224513 Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:50 a.m. WILMORE Wilmore Federated Church Gary Merdtt, Pastor 582-2132 Home 582-2176 Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Contact the church office if you need a ride to church. Worship at the Church of Your Choice'