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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - September 16, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado T a t l 4 la i i 1 i v i 1 t i 1 Box 1579 2 Colorado co 80301 serving the pikes Peak Plains Region since 19o1 30 y y y Montgomery found guilty the Calhan Cash auction Market building is being Hugh and Jean Kelly Are adding on to provide for a new Kitchen and the Kellys Are now in their 15th year of As of september watch this paper for the Date of their open House darkness caused by cat Swine flu vaccinations a cat was the cause of total darkness in Simla anti surround ing communities monday eve according to reports by there lights in Ramah or Matheson and the electric Power was also Cut off to the outside areas of these towns Dan Bryan of Mountain View electric stopped in the news office tuesday morning and said that a cat had gotten into the substation South of Simla causing the outage for 25 lights went meet your candidate the Elpaso county farm Bureau invite everyone in Elpaso county to a meet your candidate session to be held september 18th at at the Ellicott school this is your Chance to meet your candidates running for offices in Elpaso there will also be a question and answer come find out about the candidates before you vote and spend an evening with them and the Elpaso county farm refresh ments will be coming Public auction Joe and Clara Belle Haver will hold a Public auction at their place Southeast of Cal Han september items for Sale include House antique and miscellaneous see next weeks paper for list of out at and Power was re stored at by the Able Simla Mountain View electric Everett Churchwell and Jerry everyone was glad to see Light As it was so dark you see in Case you Are the cat will never see Light Elbert election results approximately 502 ballots were cast in tuesdays primary election in Elbert county out of a possible there were 2 republicans vying for third District county Richard Young receive eco 304 votes and Donald Ashcraft received democratic Bryon Johnson received 120 votes for Congress representative for Regent of the University of Colorado against Morris free Swine flu vaccinations will be offered in Elbert county october from 2 to 6 by the Elbert county Public nursing ser there will be two one at the Simla nursing of fice in the Simla and the other at the Elbert county Library in these vaccinations Are free to everyone Over 18 years of you should not participate in this program if you have an allergy to eggs or if you have a temperature that the clinics will be held in late november in Douglas and Elpaso water restrictions Cal Hans water restrictions Are lifted effective sept Ember Survey of Calhan we need your in a continuing Effort to improve living conditions in our Community we have found that countywide data from the census Bureau and other sources does not always give a True picture of the Lack of accurate local information has proven to be a disadvantage when we seek regional or Federal assistance for major projects such As water or sewer to overcome this disa Dvan the head of each House hold will soon be asked to com plete an Anonymous questionnaire dealing with Type and place of areas that show need for further Community average monthly and educational achieve ments and the questionnaires will be delivered and picked up from door to door by a Calhan High school the form will Only take about four minutes to the re sults could prove very valuable in helping out town receive Finan Cial assistance in obtaining an additional Well to supplement Cal Hans water from the mayor and town Council Ronald Steven Montgom was found guilty in the december shooting death of Colorado state patrolman Michael Hardy James near the decision came in Arapahoe District court Mon Day after the six six woman jury deliberated for More than two Days the charges of was found guilty of committing were second degree aggravated and Possession of drugs with intent to he is already serving a lifetime sentence from Elpaso county As a habitual Montgomery was involved in a drug transaction on the the shooting and had reportedly stolen officer james1 which he then used to kill the key witness for the prose headed by Deputy District attorney Walter Kelly was Ronald also of Thurman Testi fied that Montgomery ran into a House owned by Bob Ralph Costa North of Calhan on the night of the and of my i shot that cop six Montgomery and Thurman were later Given Chase by Law enforcement official that night Calhan still need More Money approximately 20 concerned Rural guests showed up at the Public meeting held tuesday night by the Calhan Volunteer fire department to voice their ideas of How to help the financially troubled fire Protection since the Calhan does not wish to deny service to any the Rural guests were More than willing to do their share for after donating Money of their they promised to Start a donation these concerned Rural Resi dents divided the area served by the Calhan approximately the Calhan school into sections in which to concentrate their donation drive if you have someone knocking on your door for a contribution to the Calhan it will be a concerned neighbor and maybe you should consider his concern and were arrested after Mont Gomery lost control of the be hide on Sweet Road Northeast of Thurman was granted immunity to several felony charges in Elpaso and Arapahoe counties for his testimony a against both Montgomery and Costa was sentenced to fourteen years in the Penitentiary after the longest Mari Juana trial Ever in Elpaso he was later released on then rearrested on july 28 for further counts of conspiracy to sell narcotics and Sale of officer Michael James had stopped the Montgomery vehicle on its Way the drug transaction was called off in Limon after the Trio of and thur Man sensed a stake James stopped who was alone Costa and thur Man were in another a passing Mont the prosecution specs was suspicious because he had 300 pounds of marijuana in the Black thus leading up to the shooting in continued on Page 6 maintenance Man hired in Simla Ivan Taylor has been employed by the town of Simla As the maintenance Taylor be Gan his duties last monday by Patching the Oil on Sioux which was badly he is a 1976 graduate of Simla High school and the son of Al an scores i Simla 20 Woodlin 0 i Calhan 14 i Plains 12 Al a uni Hugo 42 Peyton 0 mache Beuf 19 Limon 6 la6ler 40 Miami 14 i Ellicott 0 i Wiley 42 6 Cincinati 17 Denver 7

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