John C Rollins
Rubushs Return From Trip Through Western States SHARPSVILLE 4 Mr - John C Rollins Rollins of Russiaville, Mr. and Mrs. John Rollins, Jr. of Kokomo, Mrs. Cecil Rubush, Betty and J. C. Rubush Rubush of Sharpsville; have returned from a motor trip 6i of 4,280 miles through the Western states. They visited with Pfc. Charles Rollins at Camp Carson, Colorado Springs, made a tour of the camp and visited Lowry ! Air base with" Rollins. The group visited Canon City and drove on the Skyline drive, overlooking overlooking the city and the state prison. prison. They also toured the prison. From there the group visited the Royal Gorge, and .crossed > the world's highest expansion bridge, and saw the Pillars of Hercules. In Cannon City; they also visited visited the .Municipal i museum. One of the interesting exhibits there was the Vinnie C. Hoover doll exhibit, exhibit, with dolls from Russia, Scotland, Scotland, China,. Hindu, Korea, New Zealand, Hawaii, Dutch East Indies, Indies, the south seas. One shelf is devoted to European dolls, another to American and Indian dolls and a third to reproductions of-Jenny Lind and other notables. The Chinese Chinese bridal party contains about 45 small dolls. The Anson Rudd I cabin was interesting sight. It contains the first board floor ever built. It was here the first white child, Anson, Jr. Rudd was born in Canon City. The shrine of Will Rogers was also visited: Also highlighting the tour was a visit to Garden of the Gods, Manitou Manitou Springs, a city bulit on the side of Pike's Peak. They also saw Seven Seven Falls and visited the grave of Helen Hunt Jackson, author of "Romona." "Romona." While there an Indian chief and his son entertained the spectators spectators with three of their Indian dances. j They also visted the Broodmopr hotel, where Bing Crosby and other movie stars spend their vacation. Roy Rogers was a guest there\t that time. They visited a short time with Mrs. Rubush's nephew and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Faulkner at Colorado Springs. The party also visited with Mr. and; Mrs. John Rubush Rubush at Casper, Wyb. They went through Hell's Half Acre, and saw a monument of Buffalo Buffalo Bill at Colby, iWyo. and the Buffalo Bill Dam. Yellow Stone National park, Palasades, Black Hills of South Dakota and the Badlands Badlands were among other places this party visited. I \ Custor Forest park, Mt. Rushmore, Rushmore, Where the faces of Washington, Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln are carved in the mountain, known as the Shrine of Democracy, were visited next. They saw the summer home of ex- pTesiaent Coolldge. where ^President ^President Eisenhower also spends part of his time.