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   Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - May 27, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado                                PIKES PFA7 liv BOX 1579 Serving the Pikes Pe ns region since 19O1 MAY 1976 JL The Largest Rural Weekly In All Of Elbert County AndEast El Paso County JLVOLUME 76 ISSUE 14 SIMLA WAS NAMED AFTER SIMLA Colorado was nam ed after This information was phoned to the news office Tuesday all the way from Mis souri by Louise Louise is the former Louise McGaugh of Simla and she was involved with the Girl They had done a history on the town of Simla a few years Their information was mat the town was named by a young whose father worked for the She was with him on a trip through the area and asked her father if she could name the At the time she was reading a book and came across the name of She Thats an unusual lets call this territory Simla V The Mayor of Simla at the present time recently received a letter from India re questing information concerning Colorado and especially wanted to know if the Colorado town was named after their own Any more information con cerning the town of Simla will be appreciated especially that of the early history of the If you have any please send it to the Ranchland Farm News Box CO 80835 or to the town Alvin or town Violet Republicans Nominate The Republican Elbert County Assembly designated Frank Williams to run un opposed in the forthcoming Re publican primary for District One County In District Dick Young received enough votes to receive top line listing followed on second line by Don Ramah Girl Killed In Auto Accident PEN PIKFS Terri Ann of Star Route was fatally injured May 24 when the car she was driving rolled three complete times on a county line The accident occured miles southwest of Arriba at in Lincoln According to Colorado State Patrolman the 1972 Ford Mustang was north bound on county line road when the driver lost control and skid ded on the road for 200 be fore it went off the road broad side and into a field for 86 The vehicle then rolled 3 com plete times in a distance of 102 before coming to rest The driver was ejected from the Three other all from Ronald Thomas Cash and Jimmy Jaques were taken to the Lincoln Coun ty Hospital by the Flagler Am A11 passengers suffer ed contusions and bruises but remained inside the No one in the vehicle had seat belts in accord ing to Terri was a 1975 graduate of Simla High Funeral arrangements are pending at press Goldenrod Senior Citizens Hold Dedication Tuesday May the Goldenrod Senior Citizens held an Open House dedication of their new facili ty in the Simla Municipal Building White A larger than expected crowd turned out for the occa as several other such groups were The imon Genoa Arriba and Elbert County Senior Citizens were guests at the Charles of Social Services Director for Elbert was the master of ceremonies and gave the dedication Everyone was entertained by a duet of Joette and Jolynn who played and sang three Joyce Dechant performed two musical scores as Susan Belveal and Dena Glover played piano solos for the Kathy who is Project Director for the Golden rod was presented a living plant by President Her shal thanking her for her efforts in the Simla Mayor Alvin Eurich accepted a box of candy for the town showing ap preciation to the town for their continuing Karen who is the Director of the Area Agency in was also present for the Nancy Hawker is the co ordinator of the Goldenrod Se nior Citizens program in Refreshments were served after the dedication and a good time was shared by Montgomery Gets Life Charles who was master of ceremonies at the Goldenrod Senior Citizen Open House de hands Mayor Alvin Eurich a box of can dy in appreciation of the towns cooperation in refurbishing the new Ronald Steven Montgomery was sentenced Monday by El Paso County District Court Judge Joe Cannon to a life sen tence in the of San California pleaded guil ty to stealing guns 4 from a Harold also guilty to three additional con stituting the major habitual Montgomery said he had been convicted of three felonies in 70 and 71 in the state of In such a the court has no alternative but to sentence the defendant to Montgomery has yet to face trial in Elbert County for the al ledged murder of Colorado State Patrolman Michael That trial date is set for August Democrats Nominate The Democratic Elbert County Assembly designated Clarence Kochera of Elbert to run for District One County District Three is The Vacancy Committee will name a person for this advices Patti Sec re tary Tre MEMORIAL 1976 MORE MUTILATIONS Two possible mutilations were reported in El Paso County last The first occurred on the night of May 19th at the Ban ning Lewis Ranch east of Colo rado According to El Paso Coun ty Sheriffs Deputy a ranch Christen son reported the possible muti lation of a 2year old Hereford Christenson said he checked the bull at 5 on May 19 and it was but at 7 May the bull was dead with its rectum re Christenson stated that he discovered the bull and it was still warm to A punc ture wound was discovered between the 2 front legs and 24 inches from the lower the wound was about the size of a 16 gauge accord ing to the Sneriffs Simla Babe Ruth Practice There will be baseball practice for the Simla Babe ages team Fri May 28th at at the ball It is impor tant that all boys who want to play be at this It is also important that every play er bring a copy of their birth certificate to send in to the league for proof of Slight bleeding had also occurred on the tips of the animals reproductive but remained uncut and the report Deputy Anderson checked a perimeter of 100 feet from the dead but no tracks or drag marks were Another possible mutila tion was reported to the El Paso County Sheriffs office last Sun May Joe Harris of the Latigo reported that a 5year old female had been possibly mutilated between 10 May 21st and 3 May The cow was found in the west milk pasture with its geni tals and rectum Detective Rodriquez and Deputy London were assigned to the case but found no evi dence of any tracks or signs of EARLY COPY NEXT WEEK Next May is Memorial The post offices will be closed for this this news office is asking all correspon advertisers and others to send their items and ads to the news office All items must be in the news office by Tuesday noon to be published in that weeks   

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