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VOL. XXXI WELL KNOWN RESIDENT DIED AT AN EARLY HOUR MONDAY MORNING Dm C. Crompton Ana weird the Last Sewn mono at Six O’clock After a Lingering Uteae.—Was for Tweaty-ilve Years a Resident of Fre mont Coonty. —Funeral Wednesday. • Dm 0. Cramptoa died at his home, 1«M Mata Bt-. at « o'clock Monday daeod by dlabetaa aad pulmonary troubles, altar a loaa lllaeas. Deceas /•d vaa bora la Crawford county. Illln ata, October SO. IMS, consequently leaked bat one day of betas slaty rears of ass Mr. Cramptoa bad lived la this eaoaty a qaarted of a century aad waa Via saaay respects one ot Its oonapclooa \tMssas He was wsll educated aad as a yoaas man taasht school in Illla els, bat Inheriting a frail physique snored to Arkansas soon after attaln tag his majority tor tbs purpose of s«e«l a more genial climate that waold be leas taxing upon his health aad vitality. He came to Colorado with some aaaoclatee with a drove of cattle which they had purchased la the sooth aad from that time on til his death was more or less Intimately connected with the stock raising In dustry. Mr. Cramptoa purchased a ranch on Twelve Mile creek soon after eoariag hare, a property be transmitted to his wife He named It the "Arkansas" mark la honor of the stats where he had previously lived and with true sea there hospitality be entertained all who came that way. Mr. Cramptoa waa of scientific disposition aad was a ttte long student of things about him. He possessed a cooatderbals library aad waa one ef tbs beat Informed mm i la fraanat county upon many sab ' lasts, notably la geology aad matters He waa twtae elected a member <* the board af County Onwwltaraaro by i waa sMllsted. He might have aspired \|o other positions of pa bile trust bat tor the oeudlttous of hie health aad his strong love of oat door Ufa He was Interested la mining matters, sad. until compelled to forego active bustoass by the ravages of disease, de voted much of bis energy to the de velopment of elms mining properties be owned la the vicinity of Laavllla. Mr. Cramptoa was married st Tort Sad lb. A rhea see, end hie widow ear SELECTION OF COUNTY JUDGE A MOST IMPORTANT MATTER Much os you may he interested In the election of State and National of deers. you are mors vitally Interested la the election of County officers. It Is the County oßeers with whom you coma la doe sat contact, sod with wham yon hues direct aad Intimate baataass ratahons. And the oteea of Judge of the County Court Is la many rsspsste the madt Important Osnaty eteoe. The Osnaty Court Is pssaUarly the Court of the People. It Is the one court In which every parson, young or old. rich or poor has business, so soar or later. The ratetloas of this Court to the ►„ People U Intimate aad personal. The ” Judge of the County Court la called upon to exerolae varied aad manifold deltas, all requiring. If properly ex ecuted. mach experience aad LSOAL ahutt: No other County OBcer baa ao many different kinds of Important public duties to perform. All civil caaas not Involving mors than SI,OOO la veins may be tried In tbs County Court. All crimes pualshibla by flue, or Imprisonment la the oouaty jail, may bo tried la the Oouaty Court. The Oouaty Court has Jurtedtettnn of all crimes committed by miners, even to murder la the drat degree. All appeals from Justfbas of the Panes aad Poitae Magistrates Ha only w the County Court. The County Court Is the Juvenile Court, aad an eases of Juvenile De lta fa— ay, sad st aoutrlhuliag to Ja- Tisssry must ha trio* la Ihs Oouaty Opus*. K Is the Oouaty Court h«JMib towiM Ms PHtopj vivas to mourn hi* loss. A year ago last winter be went to Hurt Smith where be remained for several months In the hope of recuperating his vital ity. but his ambition was not realised and he came back to Colorado in Aug ust following. Since the 30th of last April, when he returned from Lead ville, he hSh been an invalid, being unable to get about on the streets. He was eminently methodical In everything he did. and. during the last months of his life, made every preparation for death, deeding his property to his wife that no complica tions might arise In relation to Ita disposition. He was a devoted Chris tian, being a member of the Methodist church, and highly esteemed by those who knew him best. Mr. Cramptoa was a collector of curios of various kinds, all of which he bequeathed In his will to his relatives aad friends. The funeral will take place from his late home at 3 o'clock Tuesday after noon, Rev. F. R. Hollenbeck, pastor of the First Methodist church, con ducting the obsequies. The funeral and Interment will be under the di rection of the Masonic brotherhood of which he had long been a member. The Masonic fraternity Is raqngstnd to meet at Ita lodge room promptly at 1:11 o’clock for the parpens of at tending the funeral of the deceased. The hartal will he In Lakeside ceme tery. Wednesday M osteal Oak. The Wednesday Manual dab sent with the president. Mbs Bain. Owing to the recant death of Or. Va Mason, a part of the amralag was devoted to the study of his Ilfs. After the usual routine of busi ness the tallowing miscellaneous pro gram was rendered. Sketches of the life of Mason—Miss 1 Dale. Csasoaetta—Merkel—Mrs. Watson. . Loreley—Usst—Miss Maple. Three Songs—Logan—Mrs. Wil liamson. i Impromptu—Shubert—Miss WhH i more. ! Court, and la matters of probate, and | In the settlement of estates, the Cobb ty Court bee unlimited Jurisdiction re gardless or the amount involved. In the probate of wills the settle ment of estates, the Comely Judge Is almost dally called upon to decide In tricate questions of taw. Involving abstruse legal principles, aad attest ing Important property rights Administrators, execs tors aad gaar dtens are appointed by the County Court AH coatests of wills are heard aad determined la the Oouaty Court, and It It the County Court which con strues aad determines, not only the validity of wills, aad the regularity of their probate, but their meaning and effect The title to ell of the real property ot the county Is gradually paaalng through the Oouaty Court, aad la Urns the perfection of the title to each tract of real estate la the oouaty will de pend. la a large meaenre. upon the legal ability of the Oouaty Judge. When a person dies owning real estate, the estate moat be adminis tered. la order to perfect the title; and upon the legality aad regularity of the proceedings la Ike Oouaty Court depends, la a targe mess ere. the validity of the title. If a will ta left by the dseaeesd. It mast be probated la the Oouaty Court aad apaa the regularity aad total ability of tho Oouaty Jadgo ta propar ly Interpret ita to run aad provtateao. depsada, la a largo mnean. the per foettoa or Impsrfeetloa of the title to the property devtaed by the wOL Judge James L. Onager, the Depah tran the Law Dijiitmut et (he Oot versfty of MMMgea. teefe tee Oer no ted la praetteTtaSTta aB the eaurte MtetelMlOteMteh Ml, aaf CANON CITY. COLORADO,THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 1908. Canon to have Its Real Amusement On October 29-30 People of Canon City and the valley will have ao opportunity oa Oct IP aad 20 to take two days off and enjoy a round ot pleasure before entering on the long winter season which is devoid of any outdoor amusement The popularity of Wild West Day at the State Fair at Pueblo demon strated to the thousands there that sane amusements, such as were offered there, on that day. are pre ferred to petty shows and exhibitions that have been before the people east and west every year and places where there is a crowd for the past fifty years. Wild West Day will be both interesting, amusing and Instructive. TAX LEVY ORDINANCE PASSED BY CITY COUNCIL Am AggcffSfnent of Eighteen Mills oa ike Dollar to be Mode for Moaieipal Purposes Next Year, or Two Mills Less Than a Year Ago. WM Yield a Rerentre of A boot $30,000 The annual tax levy ordinance set ting eta a portion of the public rer oute for municipal purposes was paaaed by the city cooactl Monday night aad will be Hied with the county dark oa or before November Prut, te reqsired by the statates of Colorado. As originally drawn tea ordinance axed tea my at twenty mills, er two eeale. ea tea dollar ef all tep tagihto peopedy la the city, bates motto. lliermos Prsassy it was voted to re does the MMiimiot te eighteen mills aad tho ordinance was adopted on that baste. A twenty mill levy twelva months ago gave tee elty SJ«AOO, bat as tears will be a surplus of something like fl.ooo at tea dose of tea Decal period It waa thought beet to lower the rate ot taxation this year aad apply what ever money was left la tee treasury la March, when the aanoal appropria tions are made, to the expense ac count of 1202. The city will gut ap proximate! SI,OOO this year from the eooaty treasurer white will be fig ured Into the saneal budget aad will help "keep things going” ao far as the mundpellty ta ooaearned. Oa Ita adoption the levy ordinance was ordered published la accordance with the taw. Kent L. Dim appeared before the council as attorney for John Ibtar, aad Inquired why .tee hoed of kte client la the earn of oao thousand dol lars for the psrformaens of tee con tract granted him some weeks ago to excavate tea trench tor tee water works pipe line from tee Intersection of upend aad Mala straata to tee Mte of tee proposed reservoir above Kee ler's gardens, a distance of 17b# feet, had basa rejected. It was stated by Mr. Sldred teat hla. client had tend ered a duly ex rented bond la the amount required la the Amertcun Bonding company of Baltimore, a perfectly solvent aad reliable concern, aad teat It had been rejected, al though oa what groaad had not been stated. la reply to Mr. ddred'a Interroga tories it waa announced by Alderman Obey, president of the ooaaail and acting mayor at Ihe time the contract waa awarded, that tee entire mutter pertaining to Mr. FV)ley's contract had been referred to the water committee aad that It had refused Mr. Foley's bond because he bad not compiled with tho requirements of tee com mittee la farntahlag psreoaal sureties tor Its faithful pirfbrteiaoo Mr. Okay •aid teat while ha knew very tittle about the integrity aad fiaaactal company, he dM aet tetek tt MtSaNM tea kind of guarantee tee elty had a right to regain ta teto ram and teat i. WEEKLY A grand tournament of cow home races aad hacking exhibitions will be even non extensive than at Pueb lo. Black Wolf, the famous outlaw horse, with k a daring rider, who will be chosen b r drawing lots, will be worth the price of admission alone. On Friday's grand barbeque free for every body will be backed by a program which will keep everybody interested aad moving from the time yon enter the gates nntll you go out Every rancher and oow puncher In the country should get in the game. Purses tor every track event Too should arrange to attend both days aad bring your friends. It you stay away yon will find yourself alone. tendered tee bond of the indemnity company when he wee told teat only personal safeties would bo accepted by the ooasaffttee. and he feels that ho has boon unfairly treated la ocuee It waa stated by Alderman Okey that ooanreto work had been begun at the intake of tee waterworks ooa dnft. or fffgjteajtajtaa Boyal dorse pointed by the elty council Immediate ly to ess teat It was done la a proper and workmanlike manner. He said that the water committee had bean looking about to obtain the services of a competent man for the position, hot had bean unable to Had one filled all of the requirements of the situation. The compensation, he continued, for such a man as the committee was In search of would be about three dol lars a day. He would have to stay up In the Gorge all the time and must be ramlllar with tee mixing and lay ing of cement Oa motion of Alderman Jewett the matter of employing each an Inspector as was required was re ferred to the water committee with power to act An application for a pool room li cense was made to the council by R. B. Sartor, to he conducted at 129 Main street, with A. H. Davis, Davtd L. Robison Grant Dickinson and Henry Hutton as sureties In the sum of five hundred dollars. On motion the pe tition was granted and the license or dered ieeued aa prayed tor ta the pe tition. After aa Informal discussion of some other matters to be acted up on at a subsequent date tee council adjourned till Monday evening. No vember 2nd. L. E. HARBAUGH SERIOUSLY INJURED TUESDAY MORNING L. E. Harbaagh. who lives near the top of Pump Hill on Lincoln avenue, Lincoln Park, was seriously hart while picking apples oa Ike MeCum ber ranch at Brewster Tuesday. In reaching oot after some fruit at the end of a brand! Mr. Harbaagh loot his footing sad fell from the tree la which he waa working, striking one of the wheels of the wagon, la which tee apples were being placed, la such a manner aa to produce Internal Injur ies The ambalance was seat tor aad tee unfortanate man conveyed to hit home where a physician waa la wait ing to attand him. Mr. Harbaagh*s In juries are qf such a character as to causa considerable eollettade oa tea part of hla family aad Maude. Un der the moot favorable coa dittoes ho is likely to ha an Invalid lor several weeks. L. m. White waa relseued from Jell here this more lad alter havtag baan eanflaad tahar a wadi nr tea day*. on tea oha«ui ef ehtalatag meauy wa «tr false fMlian am* ghma a heavy fine, ta dadanlt ef dkh he was esse laWy of Mends tee Baa waa paM Mi Ita WtdHj Beeerfi luif ten y wr- MOST ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING OF THE PRESENT CAMPAIGN The Reception In Honor of RepoMlcan County Candidates Attracted Immense Crowd to the District Coart Room Friday Night.—The Meeting Indi cated Public Sentiment. it "straws show which way the wind blows,” as tee old adage de clares. it follows as a logical sequence that the splendid gathering of Repub licans at tee district oourt room Fri day night indicates the drift of polit ical sentiments in this community. Seldom, if ever before, in tee history of the Republican party in this city has there been such a spontaneuos assemblage of ita adherents or a sim ilar occasion as the one alluded to, certainly never was there one half so confident and enthusiastic, or one so sanguine of the success of Its ticket. The affair was planned primarily as a reception for the Republican candi dates for county office, but It became more than that and gravitated into a sort of ratification meeting for the endorsement of the party ticket; na tional, state, district, oounty and pre cinct. It was such a meeting as to in tensify confidence and Inspire hope in tee triumph ot Republican principles at the elections next monte. A more thoroughly representative gathering of tee kind was never held here than tka one of Friday night, among those composing It being men aad women representing every industry, calling aad employment In the community. They wore there to show their faith in tea honesty aad Integrity of those -hotr. :i was designed to honor aad nrress their hope of party victory elections oa Koveotear Ird. The recaption was planned by tee Taft and Sherman club and was pre sided over by AUea Jameoon, ita pres ident, who ofliciated as master of eer omeulaa. Mr. Jameson said the meet ing had surpassed the.afoot sanguine expectations ot Ita promoters and teat It waa a splendid tribute to the Re publican party of Fremont county and to ita candidates for office. He stated teat there would be ao long speeches and no discussions of par tisan issues. The gathering, he de clared. had been called for the pur pose of bringing Republicans together upon a common ground and to make them better acquainted with tee can didates whom they expected by their rotes to elevate to office. Lafe Combs as sponsor and spokes POPULAR CANON CITY GIRL MARRIED AT HIGH NOON Noptoals of Miss Glenns Combs and J. G. Katerman Cele brated In the Presence of a Large Company on Thirtieth Amrircrsary of the Wedding of Bride’s Parents. Seldom in the social chronicles of Canon City has a prettier weddlag been celebrated than tee one which occurred at tee home of Mr. aad Mrs. Lafe Combs, 417 Greenwood Ave.. at high noon Wednesday when their sec ond daughter. Glenna. was msrrled to Mr. John G. Katerman. of Ouray, Colorado. In tee presence of a large company of guests, most or whom were intimate friends ot tee bride. The nuptials ot Mias Combs aad Mr. Katerman had been looked forward to tor several weeks with a groat deal ot expectancy by their associates aad was an event of more than ordinary interest by reason of tee prominence and popularity of the contracting cou ple. The reception hall aad per loro were prettily decorated tor the occasion aad tew weddings occur amM.jb.iMwn attractive environ meat than the owe of today. Aa tee hoar of twelve was being (track by the clock tee gioata. aoeompaaied by Beecher Stewart as hast man. descended the front stair way. aad at the threshold of tea par lor, met tea bride, who was attended by her Mater, Mrs. H. R. Aadtay off Seattle. Washington. The bridal party pro raided m a end of tea porter where* itead'tadh lag the gnrate white tee mngte war* ware ogabra tent wmfie ten twata ona; tar off roff*«Mß. Ita (tag saroraNta man for Matt Lines, nominee for itate senator, said that there was no maa whom the Republicans of Frint county could more cheerfully and conscientiously support than Matt Lines, an ideal citizen and an ideal* candidate. "Mr. Lines.” he continued, "received as a candidate for the legis lature two years ago the largest vote given to a Republican in this county, being accorded a majority of more than four hundred votes over his op ponent.” At the close of Mr. Combe* introduction the audience called for Mr. Lines and would not be satisfied until he responded to their demands. In response Mr. Lines stated that he greatly appreciated the splendid ova tion tendered the candidates, and, that if elected, to the seventeenth general assembly, as he believed he would be. he would endeavor by every means in his power to promote foe well fare of the people of Colorado in general and his constitutests la Fre mont county in particular. J. P. Farmer spoke on behalf of B. G. Woodford, candidate for represen tative in the lower branch of the legis lature. whom he demonstrated aa a splendid man for the position. "Mr. Woodford.” he said, "is a public spirited man and no man on Uneola Park has done more than he for the genera! good of the community. Mr. Woodford is a worker and a builder. Few men anywhere are familiar with so many phases of life aa our candi date for the lower house of foe legis lature and he will he especially valu able in the law making body of foe state on that account. He knows about horticultural matters; he known about irrigation; he knows about the agricultural pursuits; he.knows about educational matters and he known about business matters. He will be found upon foe right side of every moral question that may arise la the legislature. He stands for purity la politics and the square deal in all of the relations of life. He believes In carrying the principles of foe deco logue into politics and is foe a*. above all others whom the people of Fremont county should send to foe (Continued oo page ») beauty and Impreaeiven sea; foe ser vice being solemnised by Rev. Flunk R Hollenbeck, pastor of ths congre gation of foe First Methodist church. As the wedding party entered foe parlors Miss Mabel Hooyer sang “To You. and But to You,” the accompani ment being played by Mlsa Rose t lues and at the close of the marriage ritual Miss Lines played foe march from Lehrengrin's Bridal chorus The bride was dressed In a gown of white Parts lawn, trimmed in vallendenaea lace and galloon, with graduated tucking and was made princess stylo After congratulations had been ex tended to the happy couple a buffet luncheon was served and the guests afforded an opportunity of Inspecting the array of beautiful preaenta given to Mr. and Mrs. Katerman la ting nltioa of the oocaalon. The wedding today sms a sort of dual celebration commemorative as well the manage of foe bride's par eats, which took plaoe at KTftSvtllo Mo. October Ilet. 1878. when fob bride of thirty years age was a stu dent at the Blau normal school. Of the lour weddings that have ta ken pines among foe ohlMraa of Mr. and Mrs. (hurts three ef (Mm gg> sorted daring foe year 1888; aii|h fo Marsh. Walter's la ft* and MM. AudMgh in Dsnimhw. It» puug« fop, mao in Chasm Ctty are mam pgrta er have a wider elreta of friends and (OwUmw< «■ NO. 41