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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - July 8, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado Regional Library Box 1579 Colorado Niblic Library serving the pikes Peak Plains Region since 19o1 july 1976 the largest Rural weekly in a of Elbert county and East Elpaso county t volume 76 Issue 20 hew water Simla Council had Busy meeting the big Winner of the Calhan tractor pull was the racing team of Gary Sporhase and Carl pictured Here with Nap Pieper of Farmers state who sponsored the big top Puller combined efforts to win the 5200 7200 and 9200 Allan Ray Hamacher of Simla won the 6200 Economy As Gordon also from Simla placed 3rd in the same Silas Leon Hamacher placed 2nd in the 5200 modified other winners were Bob Kircher of Iliff in the 5200 super Stock Pete on Bill Williams tractor in the 7200 super Stock Bill also from in the 9200 super and plasters Paul Murphy in the 9000 open who Defeated Greeley Bill Bear by 2f Elpaso county fair Rodeo in july the 71st annual Elpaso county fair will get underway at the fair grounds in july 29 August the fair offers attractions for All included in the program will be animal sex a petting zoo for the Small Stock show horse a a an air show and july 29 will be free to All included in the program Are open agriculture and Garden ing Junior Rabbit and poultry and the Elpaso coun try Quarter horse Fri july 30 will begin with Fra rabbits and poultry Market sheep and show Manship the 4h horse grand Champion Market Breeding beef Swine show and Fra Dairy the Rodeo will begin at with the Blackwood singers per the Rodeo on Fri Day will also be highlighted be Catchi calf and greased pig july 31 will continue with the winning exhibits from thursday and Friday and will hold Competition in feeder Breeding and Market Rabbit and poultry 4h dog show and 4h livestock there will be a Rodeo matinee beginning at 1 featured will be horseracing and kids saturday evening the Rodeo begins at 7 with red Steagall and the Coleman county a dance will follow at 9 the Elpaso county fair will wind up August matinee Rodeo and horseracing begins at 1 a Cowboy Church s ervice will be held at 10 and the 4h Horseshoe will com plete the All prizewinning livestock and Home making exhibits will be on display throughout the tickets will go on Sale the first of july at the pikes Peak arts 321 6361228 Dees Western both locations 2347 Platte 6355273 mall of the Bluffs shopping 5984836 and at the Farmers state grounds admission is free on thursday and per Day continued on Page 2 the Simla town Board met thursday july rather than the regular meet ing Date of the first monday of every As some of the members of the town Board were going on vacation and Woula not of Able to be in attendance monday the Board members pre sent were mayor Alvin councilmen Everett Jim Allan Ray Leon Dean Mullenax and Herb Schus Violet Simla town and Dwight Horn maintenance were also along with Bary the new owner of the Simla liquor Robbins had turned in an application for a liquor License for the he presented the Board with three reference let ters and told the Board a history of his he was recently discharged from the a number of including several years the application was accepted with five vote sin favor and one the License was to be presented to bobbins the next the Board discussed the i feasibility of obtaining gun to be used by Craig they had received some literature on the mayor Eurich was going to Check with the firm for More three signs have been received containing information of Speed limits in the signs will be placed on me West and North Side of Colorado Bicentennial Centennial Community announced Simla was chosen to receive from the state of the Money will be used in conjunction with Silas annual labor Day Cele bration As an entertainment the 1977 senior citizen Grant Money has been applied the Grant will be for on an 80 to 20 with Silas share being the Money will be used for a repair on the band stand in the town Park was it would be a Good project for one of the communities clubs or the flooring needs repaired and the possibility of moving the stand to the North Edge of the Park was Dwight Hornbeck needs some tools for his work As maintenance with his connections with the Rob bins said he would Check with the army surplus at fort Carson for the needed the auditing of the town books has been the auditor completed the Job in four Days and the Violet said it was a thorough Job and she was satisfied with his the Board voted to renew the dump lease for another Roy Naumann had asked if the town would haul two loads of Sand for the gun club for per it was voted to do during this it was pointed out that the towns dump truck needs the Elbert county fair Board purchased some of the picnic tables from the town of Allan Ray Hamacher is going to Check into purchasing two needed fire hydrants for the it was brought to the at Tention of the Board that there has been illegal dumping of trash in the an Ordi Nance concerning dumping of rubbish and solid wastes was published in this newspaper some time and action will be taken on any this illegal dumping of trash could cause rat infested there has also been Vio lations in watering lawns Dur ing prohibited the regulations were set in fair Ness to every continued on Page 2 that our Flag was still there photos of fireworks and Flag on americas 200th birthday by Rick

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