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I A oold W»« •»<* <** TiwwUy. I j R. Holme* «p*o\ Tu**d*j u I |cwn. I o. a. Heu WM »t Lu Aoim«» I Mood*;. I Robbie Runner is at work for C. I v. Pecker. I U. C. Cash of Granada, wu is ■ %s*s Moeday. 1 Tchnrlit Lee <»*»• «P CnMa SP""** I A: yentordny. I / Dr . palin of Garde* Cily, VN in I lean yesterday. I Mart Stmin vu nblo to bo oboat I K?nn yesterday. I So for yesterday tu the wnnnont I day of the summer. I Barnett Peals of Granada, won in I w»> Monday and Taeaday. I Mr. and Mr*. C. C. Haddlenton I fpent the Fourth *t Denror. I p. Zimermsn hM fifteen acre* of I beans that ore looking well. I Great Lynch expect* to go over I te Montrose in about e week. I Grant Hnghee end Cy. Clerk got I back from Oklahoma Monday. I J. L. Matthew* went down to Springfield Tueeday on baeinee*. E*. CVeddock came down from Rocky Ford to spend the Fourth. Mr. George Krouch, of Lorned, Ksnsas, spent the Fourth with ns. A blind man with a hand organ, fimished musio on Main street Mon day. Kobt Sweet man went to Denver Wednesday morning to spend the Fourth. Billy Slife a long time resident of Lamar, i* now aick with fever el Pseblo. Mrs. Dr. Tidwell returned from e suit at Garden City last Saturday eveoiog. E. P. Crawford cams down from Paeblo Mouday eyening to look alter lbs farm. The usual number of accident! end fires occurred throughout the country the Fourth. We locked up the office and cele brated the Fourth, is why we ore [ late this week. Ths Holmee A 1* arm enter and the McKecver Additions yoted to come istide the city Tuesday. E. M. Slater combined business with piea»are on hie trip to Denver to ipend the Fourth. A number of our cilixens went to Prowers the afternoon of the Fourth to fimsh up the celebration. A. H. Roger* came up from Wilde Monday morning to attend the med ia g of the county commissienera. Mr and Mrs. II. G. Button of Los Aaimaa were in town Tuesday to at teal the Odd Fellows installation. Mr. Thompson who has been yiait iag bis aunt Mrs. CapL Smith for a fee day* left for Coolidge Monday. Rev. J. II. Miller preached a very interesting sermon last Sunday even ing, his audience waa much pleased. Mr. Louis Swmk and wife of Rocky Ford, spent the Fourth in town, the guest of the Louden Broa. and Miaa Beccs Louden. Be it said to the credit of Lamar, there was no drunkenness or disturb ance of soy king in town or at the grove the Fourth. Miss Mary Slater came down from Tnaidod Wednesday merning to visit relatives and enjoy the Fourth with Lamar friends. Commissioner Barger spent the Foarth at Denver, Commissioner* J. I>. Martin and A. H. Roger* cele brated *t Lamer. Will. Goedaie and Will. Cooper rsturned from Lea Animas yesterday morning, they have been oat looking for * stray horse. Mra. M. H. Theme* will leave Monday for Montrose to remain un til Mr. Thomas completes the work be has nnder way eat there. Mr. Gibson a north side farmer will go down to Kinsley, Kansas, week, from there he goee to l hundred miles north of Mew Orleans, to reside. Mr. mad Mr*. J. W. Kriger left Wednesday evening for La Vote, Mr. Kriger will be gone two or throe meeks, sad Mrs. Kriger patil about September lit. The County Coppmieeioaers eat down a number of bill* presented to them this week, they will grant jast *hat tb* Ikw allows and no morp, or Y 1 their judgment yhot ie ngbt. THE FOURTH OF JULY, mttlBBljr Observed In , I*nu», Th» Oltjr Dwo orat«d, Parada, Ad di dBisa Muara, F>lo* I nlo. Fire "Woi-fcw and Ba.ll. The firing of the national ealnte aoon after daylight the morning of the Fourth eooa followed by the dis charge of gaue and fire-crackere bj the email bo 71 waa a reminder to the eleepere that the day we celebrate wee oaoe more at hand. The town waa a etur at aa anoanalty early bonr, and before tea o’clock the citizens were congregated en Main street and the people wen arriying from the ooantry all anxious to see the parade, Main street was aicely decorated with flags and boating. The morn ing was cool and everybody bad ap parently set out for a good time, so that the time spent in waiting for the procession to form did not drag. At half past ten the marshsi Miss Gertie Slater beaded the proceasion which came in order first a float bearing the Goddeee of Liberty sur rounded by little girls representing — — j (j >» the tutn, all wearing red, white and bine luhei, crowned and carrying flag** they looked eery pretty and were under the training of Mrs. Stella Morris. Then came Mrs. Hood’s company of cavalry, a troop made op of boys mounted some on horses, ponies, mules and burros, they repre sented everything from a dude to a brigand and was an attractive fea ture of the parade, following them came a company of infantry all boys dressed after the same style of the cavalry. Then a carriage with rep resentations of womens right, carry ing banners. Then came citizens on foot, horseback, in carriages and wagons. The procession proceeded to the grove just north of town, where a speakers stand and seats had been put op. Soon after the ar rival there Mrs. M. A. Metcalf the chairman called the assemblage to order and the exercises were opened by the singing of a national air, Rev. J. P. Bishop offered a prayer, which was followed by music. Miss Emma Good ale read the Declaration of Iu dependaoce in a clear and distinct tone, which was received with patri otic applause. Then Hon. A. M. Nicholas the orator of thcMay was introduced and made a patriotic ad dree of an hoar that was repeatedly applauded. Mr. Geo. T. Herbert followed with an address of some length reviewing the history of our country and pointing out the rnauy reasons we had tor celebrating the day. It being known that the cele bration was gotten up, arranged and managed by the ladies of Lamar,three cheers for the ladies of Lamar was given with a will. Dinner was then announced and the celebration took the form of a picnic, a hearty dinner, a social lime in the shade occupied the time nntil late in the afternoon. By eight o’clock in the evening Main street was again crowded, men, women and children were all out to see the fire works, which were quite extensive and very pretty. Later in the evening there was two balls, one st the Athletic Club rooms and one at ths Diamond Front. Altogstber from beginning to the close of the'celebration it was a day of pleasure. J. W. Myler came down from Pu sblo Wednesday evening, he left his horses in training at the Pueblo fair grounds, and has matched a race to be run up there soon. W. W. London moved hit drug store to the brick building just across the street from old stand the morn isg of the Fourth. He has pleasant and roomy quarters now. The fifty dollar music box offered as a prize by W. W. Louden at the .City Drug Store July Fourth was drawn by ticket Vo. 402, the holder of the ticket can obtain this fine in strument by presenting the ticket to Mr. Louden. J. W. Gollnday returned from Og den Sunday night. He says Utah is a fine country and like others who here investigated that country says it in not n poor man's country. If a mma has capital to work en he can make money out' there. Thee, P. Wbiticar and family, Jno. W. Sullivan and family, Geo. T. Fiest, Q«o. McIntyre, A. Grimsley, Mr. ▼an Elton and A. P. Lee all of Gra nada* wore in attendance at the in stallation of offieere at the Odd Fel lows lodge Tuesday eeenipg. Colorado— Lamar. I*and Contests Decided. The names of the successful par ties are printed m capital letters MARY C. PICKLE vs. William Carter. ED. M. MAMNING vs. James A. Nunne. Chances are being taken on a suit of clothes at Mrs. White’s tailor shop that will be raffled. A door key was found on the pic nic ground* the Fourth and left at Postoffice Drug Store. Whilo working on the hoane place one day last week Will. Craddock dag up a skeleton of a man, that no doubt had been burned there lor many years. Mrs. Charles Roy from Wisconsin, a sister of Mrs. James Swift and Will. Logue who has been visiting here for some time, left Sunday morning for Lakin, Kansas, to visit friends. Hon. Charles D. Ford the gentle man lately appointed Register of the Lamar land office, spent the day last Sunday in Lamar. Me is expected here any day now to tako charge of the office. Herbert* for Windmills. Pumps and Repairs at Herbert's Herbert’s for Water Connections. ZjOt8 or Uoney. Yonr money is ready, spot cash loans on final proofs and deeded lamia Goodal* A Cooper. tf. Janssen Bros. A Co., carry the largest and only exclusive stock of Clothing, Gents Furnishing Goods, Hats, Boots and Shoes in eastern Colorado. New and Nobby Neck-wear, Straw. Hats, Light Coats and Vest and Sum mer Uuder-wear at Janssen Bros. A Co. Know all men by this! If you are needing anything in Men and Boys Clothing, Hats, Boots or Shoes you will save money by going to Janssen Bros. A Co., South Main street. ALIAS NOTICE. G. 3. Land Office, Lamar, Colorado, June. Snb.lM. Complaint baring been entered at thin of flee by Clarence VT. Trobaugh against Frank S. Stover for abandoning bis Homestead En trr So. 504. dated March 16th, lfW7. upoa the » tV. 1 4 Section IS, Township IS 3. Range 43 W. In Prowers County. Colorado, with a view to the cancellation of said entry! the said parties are hereby summoned to appear at tbl* office on the 30th day of July. lw. it 9 ■ rn.. to respond ami furnish t-stl mony l*':e tmlne said aliened abandonment. F. IL. SIIKOCK. Receiver. D. Ztmerman, Att’y lor Plaintiff. S-6. ALIAS NOTICE. C. S Land Office Lamar. Colorado. June 39tb, 1*0. Complaint having been entered at this of fice by John B. Hertholet against Daniel G. Goff for abandoning his Homestead Entry No. 16*56. dated July 13th. ln*7. upon the N. W. 14 section 30. Township 23 S. Range 43 W., in Prowers County. Colorado, with a view to the cancellation of said entry i the said par ties are herebv summoned to appear at this office on the 50th day of July. 1*S9. at 9o'clock a in., to respond and lurnlsh testimony con cerntug said alleged abandonment^^ Receiver. D. Zlmernian, Att'y for Plaintiff. 5-8. STATE OF COLORADO, 1 PROW LU-s COUNTY. 1 SS. In the County Court. M. A. Graham Plaintiff, ( VS. I Huston Ranker Defendant. , SUMMONS. The People of the State of Colorado to Huston Manker the defendant above named GREETING: You are hereby required to appear in au action brought against you by the above named plaintiff, in the County Court, of Prowers County, Stale of Colorado, In which said Court. County and State the complaint In the above entitled action baa been filed; and answer the complaint therein within thirty days after the service hereof. If served within this County; or, if served out of this County, or by publication, within fifty days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of service; or Judgment will be taken against you according to the prayer of the complaint. The said action Is brought to recover the sum of one hundred <* 100 ($100.06) dollars now due from yourself to plaintiff upon an over due book account amounting to the sum of elghty-one and S3-100 ($31.85) dollare and a due bill amounting to the sum of eighteen and 31 100 ($18.21) dollars as will more fully appear fro-ii the complaint In said action to which reference is here made. And you are hereby notified that ir you fall to appear, and to answer the said com plaint as above required tho said plaintiff will apply to the Court for relief against you County, tbl. 8tb d.y of M.T.. A j,?ohoLis. 4_g Att’y for Plaintiff. BOTTOM —OUT OF— GROCERIES! Rosa Patent t 1 - 45 Hal let Rose equal to Diamond 1-30 All other brands In proportion. Dry Salt Bacon j Breakfast Bacon 120 Hams Evaporated Apples 7 1-3C Sun Dried Apples l-2c Evaporated Cal. Peaches 140 Snn Dried Peaches l-2a California Prunes Canned Corn One Gal. Canned Syrup o*' Canned Black Berries 80 California Canned Goods 200 The abort la ftr apot cash on jy- M. L. 8WUT A CO. GRO OS SOUTH MATS STREET. Janssen Bros & Co )ml ■ | pptT.Trnw xx im< M Gents. Boys and Youth.’s Cloteing. Gents Furnishing Goods. Hats, Gaps, Boots, Shoes and Fine Driving Gloves. A6ENTS FOR THE Celebrated Rockford Shoes and Lyon Eats, WS HAVE SAMPLES FROM CUSTOM TAILORS IN ST. LOUIS AND CHICAGO, AND CAN HAVE A NOBBY SUIT MADE TO ORDER AT 20 PER CENT. LESS THAN LATE TAILOR PRICES. “ 4 South Main Stroot, LAMAS, . COL*.