THE WAY IT WAS

America's smallest living baby

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— May 30, 1923

Pat Cullen of Steamboat Springs claims the honor of being the grandfather of the smallest living baby in the United States. It is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Squire of Brookston. When it was born Sunday it weighed only 1.5 pounds. Despite this fact, it is thriving and bids fair to become a healthy child. Mrs. Squire is doing nicely.

Charter night for lion

Judge G.H. Bradford of Greeley, district governor of the Lions for Colorado, will be here Monday to present a charter for the Steamboat club. There will be a banquet at the Progressive Cafn his honor. He will also go to Craig to present a charter to the Craig club on Tuesday night.

Rest camp sees progress

The former A.N. Barnum residence in the grove at the west end of Pine Street recently purchased by C.W. Broomell of the Y4 Recreation Camp has this week been reshingled and the interior is being remodeled and improved. Work is being rushed on the lodge and the buildings of the camp on the former J.L. Norvell property.

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hitchens, who have been occupying the house in the grove at the west end of Pine Street on the property to be included in the grounds of the Rocky Mountain Recreation Camp, have purchased a residence on Lincoln Avenue, near Fifth Street, opposite the East End Garage. A portion of Mrs. Hitchen's house will be moved to that property.

New charm for spring

Work was started today upon the improvements at the sulphur spring, which should result in its becoming even more popular for tourists and home people. Ornamental stone pillars are to be erected at each of the four corners of the concrete flooring surrounding the spring. The spaces between them are to be provided for those who wish to linger for a while and enjoy the charm of watching the madly bubbling surface of the pool of mineralized water.

Other news of interest

Howell Fulton, who was born within two miles of Oak Creek, and Mrs. Lela Norma Jordan were married Saturday evening by Rev. M.T. Habgood. They were attended by James Fultori, brother of the groom, and the latter's wife. The bride, who two years ago came to Oak Creek from Boulder, only last week secured a divorce from Lee Jordan.

Mrs. George Wither and the boys leave Boulder today to come home by auto. John has been in the Prep School and was a member of the graduating class whose commencement exercises were held this morning. The family will be in Steamboat for the summer but will return to Boulder in the fall.

Ben Padgett starts tomorrow running a service car between Steamboat and Hayden.

Mrs. George C. Merrill left Monday for Boulder to be present at the graduation of her eldest son, Marcellus S. Merrill, from the College of Engineers of the State University, which takes place June 11. She plans to then go to Kimbal, Neb., to visit her sister. She will return to Steamboat about the last of June.

J.K. Gear, formerly of Deep Creek, and during the recent years a resident of Craig, was in Steamboat last week. From here he accompanied Frank Muench to Yampa, where he went to become superintendent of the Yampa Valley Crate and Lath Co.'s mill. The plan is moving from Yampa to the timber northeast of that town, and the products of that mill will be loaded at Shorter's spur, between Yampa and Phippsburg.

Mr. and Mrs Rube Squire of Yampa are the proud parents of a baby girl born Thursday of last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Arnold of the Mesa are trying to believe, like Edison, that four hours out of 24 are sufficient. How else could they listen to the radio waves from twilight to midnight? Ask Edward Werner if he thinks those waves are saying something worthwhile.

Donald Charles Lufkin is the name of the new boy who arrived May 10 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lufkin.

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