Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 9, 1976 · Page 85
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 85

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Tura., IH«r. 9, 1976 CKKFJ.KY (Colo.) TRIBUMi U-13 I have made it my boast In lime* (one by that I had slept out of doors in sixteen states and territories. I think I have previously written of various experiences resulting from these out of door expedition for the columns of the Tribune; but I am quite sure that I have never told of the time, and the circumstances of my sleeping with a pig for a bed fellow. Now therefore, for the amusement of the younger generation growing up about us, and also the more forcibly to bring back old times and vicissitudes to thaw of the original colonists who an still living, I may as well ttU the story now. On my other article of this serin, 1 dwell to some extent on the rather hostile attitude of various ok) settlers to the colonial movement which afterwards resulted in the magnificent little city and country about us today. In particular, they were jettaus of our encroachment on the ranges for their cattle; and thus tells of life as 'pound master' here********************** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . when our authorities finally paseed an ordinance to prevent cattle, horses and hogs from running at large in our streets, and provided a pound to which they should be confined when the owners permitted them to do so, this hostile feeling was for a time greatly augmented. Few people now living among us will remember the location of the old corral erected and used for this purpose, over north of Fourth Street, between Tweltfth and Thirteenth avenues; 1 do with very deen seated and lasting impressions. It has been my fertune in times gone by to have (armed, built houses, dug ditches, shod horses, sold merchandise, edited the Tribune and even on one occasion when the county seemed temporarily hard praised for material, served one term in our legislative assembly, but very few in Greeley now, know that in addition to these varied Intellectual and muscular performances, I was once Pound Master in Greeley, and was reputed at the time to have of butting In with voice or pen I built a little raised platform I was conscious of a feeling of Indulged in several fights and a whenever he imagined some Just inside the gate, therefore, warmth at my back, while on my knees and foot race or two in the per- wrong needed righting; an) I formance of its duties. wss appointed Pound Master of The gate had been broken the young city of Greeley. open and impounded stock Accepting the place with guard until all danger of in- released in the night, and thus it some misgivings, I never- and on the platform I every the contrary night placed my blankets where elbows were chilly in (he cold, might lie down after standing clear atmosphere, even inside my roll of blankets. Then turning over a gentle happened that looking about for theles* resolved to do my duty, In addition to these grunt of satisfaction revealed to some one with sufficient grit and do it well, with that end in precautions I had a Winchester me the fact (hat a full grown and gall to take the place of the view I prepared to sit up all rifle which I carried at a hog, attracted by the eivident first appointee who had night if necessary, or sleep, if at "shoulder arms" as I paced a advantages of my couch, had resigned in disgust, they fell all, inside the corral in order heat in front of the gate, and been sharing my bunk with me afoul of the young fellow of that that it should not again be had it ready at my side when and at the same lime imparting time who had already acquired broken into and the stock taken later I thought it safe tu lie a portion of his own warmth to tlK reputation, which has, I out without paying the imposed down and indulge in little cat his bed fellow. infer, clung to him ever since, fines. naps. J. MaxClarit Aug. 18,1921. Breakfast? Come join us for breakfast. Because now McDonald's® has all kinds of breakfasts. If you want a substantial start, you can take your choice of three hot, hearty, complete breakfasts. And, If you're in a bit of a hurry or |ust want something light, you can try one of our breakfast snacks. They aren't as big, but they're every bit as good. All this plus coffee, milk and your favorite juice. They are ready when you are and ail for a very, very, reasonable price. Egg McMuffln only Is served at the 8th Avenue McDonald's 9 to 11 every morning. Full breakfasts are served 8 to 11 every morning at the West 10th Street McDonald's. 2440 8th Avenue 2912 West 10th St. McDonald's

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