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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - November 4, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado Pikes Peak regional Library Box 1579 o Colorado co 80301 us tool serving the pikes Peak Plains Region since 19o1 76 if the largest Rural weekly in att of Elbert county and East Elpaso county 1q76 to the largest Rural weekly in att of Elbert county and East Elpaso county k 76 Issue 37 a from the local funds approved those were the Days is the title of the float that was part of Silas Homecoming the float featured Homecoming Kings and Queens past 25 years at Simla High flu clinics in Elpaso this sunday there will be four Swine flu clinics this november in Eastern Elpaso the clinics Are for All per sons Over 18 years of both the Mono Alem and bivalent vaccines will be offered free of you need not live in Eastern Elpaso county to take advantage of these a clinic will be held at the Miami from 10 to 2 one will be held at the first United methodist Church in Calhan from 3 to 6 a clinic will be held at the Falcon school from 10 to 2 there will also be a clinic at the fire station in Black Forest from 10 to 2 John acting Secretary of the depart ment of agriculture announced the approval of the East Central Colorado resource conservation and development project during a meeting with Farmers and ranchers in october the will now be funded to assist local sponsors with conservation resource development and other activities designed to Spur the Economy of East Central the soil conservation service pcs is responsible for coordinating us a assistance to the 14 5 counties and 8 soil conservation districts who Are local sponsors of the the project involves All of kit Lincoln and part of Elpaso Walt president of the East Central Colorado from said the Council will now be Able to move ahead with projects for watershed Protection and flood irrigation water water Bas de recreation and land Conser guess How Many the male shop in Simla has had a Jar of Beans in their store for the past few Custo mers have filled up five pages trying to guess the number of Beans in that Jar to win a Pant and jacket one Day Bill Rogers of Simla came in and wrote Down that Beans were in that guess How Many Beans were in the of Bill pcs state said his Agency would move Asra idly As possible to finalize plans for project measures to which sponsors assign this will enable funding and construction at an Early Richard pcs re source conservationist at indicated plans Are almost Complete for critical area erosion control at Hugo school this will Likely be the first project critical area treatment at the Elbert county school and Elbert county roadsides will be other Early according to Campbell he also said there is the likelihood that funds will be used to help finance recreation facilities at Flager Lake in cooperation with the Colorado continued on Page 11 Simla sewer lines to be cleaned minutes of a special meet ing of the Simla town coun which was held october were read at the regular meeting monday novem Ber Earl Simon had attended the special meeting to talk to the Council members about cleaning the main sewer lines in it was decided that he would be hired to do the Job and he is to Start the work As soon As his set Sedule the town had asked if the excess Grant Money from the Bicentennial Centennial could be used for the ban de to use the 50 for this the Board agreed that a parking space would be provided in Back of the Munici pal building for the govern ment vehicles to at pre they Are parked on the Street in front of the and when Snow must be removed from the they Are a the Board voted to give Jim Fulmer the right to re finish the front of the Simla rec Center and hitchin1 Post with fireproof material and to put a door or window be election results As this is being the total tabulation is not yet i some of the More important results to ranch land readers Are in Elpaso Loren Whittemore was Defeated in his bid to unseat Joe Cantrell As the state representative in the 19th Bill Armstrong will remain the congressman As representative in the 5th congressional Frank Evans Defeated Melvin Takaki in the 3rd congressional Leo Ververs was elected As county commissioner for District 2 Over Tom Charles Heim will also re present Elpaso county As com missioner in District Bob Russell was elected by a wide margin to remain As the District the vote on whether Home Rule should be passed is not known yet at press in Elbert county Frank Williams received 1351 votes compared to Clarence Kocerha with 940 to remain As county commissioner in the 1st Richard Young won his bid in the 3rd District for county com missioner by a Large margin with 1564 votes to Melvin Daugherty Carl Bledsoe received 431 votes compared to Cecil Hasen Balds 215 to represent District 64 at the fifty first general Assem blood Bank in Simla saturday this coming november is an important Day for All residents of Elbert the Belle Bonfils clinic blood Bank will be at the big Sandy school cafe orium from 9 to 3 this will be the second blood Bank held by the Emer gency medical services coun cil of Elbert county this the first was held in Kiowa in july and Over 150 pints of blood were this be Gan a blood insurance program which provides free emergency blood replacement for every Elbert county this insurance program will be replenished with the blood donated this again the clinic will require a mini mum number of 200 people to Volunteer to donate not All of these people need to be eligible in order for Elbert county to fulfil its part of the if you Are Between 18 and 65 years old and if you have not donated blood within the last 2 you May be an Eli Gible this is something you can do to not Only but everyone in our the procedure for drawing the blood is Quick and relatively so plan to come and do your Calhan to get deep Well stand and permission was Grant continued on Page 11 Ornoco scores Simla 22 Calhan 9 i i Ellicott 6 i Plains 16 Peyton 0 i Khz the Calhan town Council was informed last monday night that recent efforts to get a 500 foot Well have met with favourable the Elpaso county commissioners last week granted the town the deep Well rights of county pro Perty adjoining the the water rights were granted because state regulations re quire a certain amount of acreage in accordance with the depth of the Well and Aqui Fer landowners near who Are not in the City Are also being asked to release their deep Well rights in return for the Opportunity to buy town the landowners could still be allowed to Drill their own if it int located in the same i Denver 1 i Oakland 19 42 Oklahoma 31 Calhan now has 269 acres of deep water rights and the Hope of the Council is to in crease that to approximately 580 the estimated Cost of drilling the Well and hooking it up is the soil conservation will pay for approximately of that the new Well is to be located at the present rail Road Well the Council has also decided that All complaints should be a signed statement by the the Council will then Send an official complaint form to the this system will be used in an attempt to solve some of Cal Hans dog As Well As other continued on Page 11 i time Tai i Cheyenne Wells 18

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