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The Lamar register. [volume] (Lamar, Colo.) 1889-1952, July 20, 1889, Image 1

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City Drug Store
Ilim, ' Colorado.
go SfoUhmu,
repairing done promptly and at low PRICES.
■'* a United, States Land Office town and is the
coming Metropolis of North-Eastern
New Mexico.
k w» town that offers and paying latrinnrnti and splendid opportunities to
• il(«u tm*iua»s In a city surrounded by a betultlul country on the
Ureal Pan-Handle Route.
*oath of tcaory'a Gap tn 3f*w Mealco, whore the climate la delightful and an abuu
■ °l curd pun- water la found at a depth of lOfeet. U hero thou-and* of nrre* of fur
• I **>d» are .-pen to *«-ttler» aader the Uoiueatead. rrr emptlon Utl ’flm her Culture law-*.
of eicelh nt quality ha* l»c*-u dhoi»ttt<l within aeven mile* of FOLSOM, sail good
uj!a * atonacaa be h*«l a quarry adjoining the town.
dtuated at the commencement of the great roiling prairie*,of dark loam, for which
tin 'kirn, New Mexico Ip noted and which will be the Hnr*t agricultural country' In the
at and 1» famous for It* healthy climate. Tho-e afßctcd with Catarrh. Consumption Kid -
) Complaint* andjmalertaJ dlsca**-*.regain their health hero.
A U. S. Land Office
■ r<> ‘>tnmo*iate the tide of Immigration pouring In on the line of the Great
tMthH. i The Dlatrict contain* &OO.UW acres of land. 7,300.000 acre* of which
public land* now open for acttlcmea*.
Is an. Eating Station
Texas A Fort Worth Railroad. lust 70 miles south of Trinidad and 70 ni Hits
tv V IR " llno ' FOLSOM will b« the future County seat of the eastern purt of Colfax
■ i‘*V.i V**' and la at the junction o* the Hock Island Hailroad. with the Denver,
>4, 1* „Hailroad. FOLBOM Is the cattle feeding station between Fort Worth,
A *> an<l Denver, Colorado.
Lots are Sold on the Following Terms:
one-third in three months and one third In six months. Those who
,n »**tinonts, or engage lu business, should not miss this opportunity of In
° theJr fortunes.
s - Pmuucy, 11. S. Gbatz, D. E. CoorKß.
President. yicc-President. Treasurer.
P°r further particulars address
C. C. COODALE. Secretary and Manager, Lamar, Colorado.
®- Cubbes, Resident Agent, Folsom, New Mexico.
Bot> Burdotte'a Advioo to
His Son.
The following to the boys from
the pen of Bob Burnette is good:
My eon, your brow is cloudedd:
something has happened that didn’t
and doesn’t agree with you. Were
you neglected in the invitations?
Didn’t you get on any of the corn
raittees? Were you overlooked in
the convention? Hasn’t the aecreta
! ry writteo you a private letter asking
your advice on the campaign? Have
you been coldly passed over for men
of lees ability? Can you see clearly
that everything is going wrong be
cause you have not been consulted?
Have you been directly snubbed by
inferior people? I thought as much.
At your time of life such things are
very liable to occur. They use to
happen with me now and then. You
will grow wiser as you grow older,
unless you take the other chute; then
you will grow more foolish; and
there is only one cure for an old
fool, my boy—that is death. Ordi
nary death won’t cure him, either.
“Though thou shouldest bray him in
a mortar among wheat with a pestle,
i yet will not his foolishness depart
! from him.” See how aw fully dead
jhe has to be kiliod! Smashing him
only makes him worse.
| But, now, it any or all of these
j slights have been put upon you, lis
ten to me, my tender Taleinachus.
Don’t show your sores. Oh, don’t
shew your sores. They are not
I pleasant things to look at. nobody
wants to see them,and they will heal
much more rapidly and naturally and
healthfully if you don’t expose them.
Keep them covered. Don’t show
them to anybody but your surgeon,
and don’t show them to him unless
you have to. And, don’t look at
them yourself. Leave them alone
under the healing plasters of time
and the cool compresses of forgetful
ness, and you’ll be surprised some
day when you do happen to think of
them, to find that they have healed
by the first intention without a scar.
Don’t tell people when you are hurt;
don’t tell everybody how keenly you
feel a slight when, perhaps, there
was no slight intended. Dont get
yourself snubbed by people who nev
er see you, and who don’t know you
and never think oi you. And, if you
really are hit, and hit hard, it belit
tles your manhood and it drives
away human sympathy when you lift
up your voice and howl on the streets.
Keep quiet about it. Don’t whine;
don’t yell.
One day, at the investment of
Vicksburg—it was on the memorable
22nd of May—during a lull in the
desultory skirmishing that preceded
the assault, while I was lying close
to the surface of the great, round
globe which we inhabit, and wishing
I could get a little closer to it, we
heard a tremendous howling and
shrieking, and down the dusty road
from the front came a blue-jacketed
skirmisher on the trot, holding one
hand up in the other, and the hand
he was holding up had uo thumb on
it. It hnrt like the mischief, I have
no doubt, but it was only a thumb
after all, and how the fellow was
howling about it. lie was a brave
man or be wouldn’t have been where
he conld have lost that thumb. But
you would think it was the only
thumb in the United States army and
that no one else on the skirmish line
had been hit that morning.
So the soldiers saw only the funny
side of the picture, and a perfect
chorus of howls, in vociferous imita
tion of the man’s own wails, went
shrieking up from the sarcastic line
of men who were waiting their turn
to face death. In a minute another
soldiei came walking back from the
skirmish line. He was walking
slowly and steadily, never a moan
foil from his compressed lips, though
they were whiter that his bronzed
face, and he held his hand against
his breast. The silence of the death
chamber fell upon the line in an in
stant, as the figure of the soldier
moved along the road with the air
of a conqueror. Half a dozen men
sprang to his side. Tenderly they
laid him down in the shadow of a
great oak; his lips parted to speak a
message to some one a thousand
miles away, and the lino was short
one man for the coming assault. He
died of his heart; but he died like a
Oh, my boy; don’t yell the lungs
out of you over a mashed thumb,
when, only three files down the lines,
a soldier salutes his captain before
he faces about to go to the rear with
a death bullet in his breast. You
can’t help getting hurt. There isn’t
a safe place in the whole line. There
are cruel people m the world who
love to wound us; there are thought
less, heedless people who don’t think;
there are people who don’t care, and
there are thick-skinned people, who
are not easily hurt themselves, and
they think mankind is a thick hided
race; in fact the air is full of darts
and arrows and singing bullets all
the time, and it’s dangerous to be
*af^anywhere. But when you do
get hit—as hit you certainly will be
—don’t ‘‘holler” any louder than you
have to. Grin and bear it the best
you can. There are some people so
badly hurt they mast moan; do you
forget your own hurt in looking
after them.
“Relly Round the Flag,
The Grand Army Reunion to be
held at Milwaukee (August 26th to \
31st inclusive), will, in many respects,
bo one of the most noteworthy of
commemorative events. There will
be no lack of distinguished speakers.
Hut the most attractive features will
be the “tie that binds” men who have
fought, starved and bled for a sacred
cause, the renewal of old-time associ
nlions, the rehersal of war experi
ences, and the rekindling upon the
altar of patriotism of undying devo
tion to “one flag and one country’.” I
Veterans and their friends will be
[•leased to know that from all sta
tions on the Cuicauo, Rock Islanix
•Sc Pacific Railway, on its maiu
lines and branches both east and
west of the Missouri River, the price
of tickets has been placed for this j
occasion at one fare for the round I
trip, while children under twelve and
over five years of age will bo charged
only one-half this excursion rate, or
one-quarter the regular fare for the
round trip. Tickets will be for sale
at all principal stations on the Rock
Island Route August 21 to Aug. 28,
’B9, inclusive, good for continuous
passage to Milwaukee at any time
between these dates, and good for
return passage leaving Milwaukee
on any date between Aug. 37 and
Sept. 5, 1889, iuolusivc. Holders of
such tickets who desire to make side
excursions from Milwaukee to points
beyond in any direction, can, by sur
rendering their return coupon tickets
for safe keeping to the Joint Agent
at Milwaukee, have them honored to
original starting point where ticket
was purchased (by proper indorse
ment), on any date not later than
Sept. 30, 1889.
Hon. James Swift, member from
this district of the muchly abused
late Seventh General Assembly, was
up from Lamar last Friday, viewing
the “Forest City.” Ho took home a
bunch of wheat, fiye feet high and
containing fifty-two stalks. “The
best I have ever seen,” remarked the
honorable gentleman. And he fur
ther addod that “Rocky Ford was a
wonderfully prolific country.”
Rocky Ford Watermelon.
A. M. Nicholas and O. G. Hess,
two prominent Prowers county at
torneys were doing business at tbo
capitol of Bent fore part of week.—
Las Animas Democrat, •
Dopa.irtrxi.ont of Futolio In
Denver, July 1, 1889.
To County Superintendents, School
Directors and Teachers:
Normal Institutes for the instruc
tion of teachers will be held through
out the State as follows:
District No. 1, Boulder August 12
to 24.
District No. 2, Golden, August 5
to 17.
District No. 3, Canon City, August
12 to 24.
District No. 4, Red Cliff, August
12 to 24.
District No. 5, Ouray, August 19
to 31.
District No. 6, Monte Vista, Au
gust 19 to 31.
These will be the first Institutes
held in the State under Section 81
of the School Laws of Colorado.
Their success will depend upon
the efforts of school officers and
tdachers. Their importance to iudi
vidual teachers and to the education
al work of the State is incalcuable.
Every porson who expects to teach
in Colorado during the coming school
year should attend.
One afternoon of each Institue'will
be set apart for the discussion of
subjects pertaining to the duties of
School Directors.
The Conductors and Instructors
are among the ablest educators in
; the State.
A rate of one and one-fifth fares
is promised by the railroads.
I make the following special rec
ommendations: That County Super
intendents add ten per cent, to the
standing in examination of each ap
plicant for a certificate who attends
one of these Institutes.
The School Directors allow their
teachers for the coming year at least
one week’s wages for attendance.
That County Superintendents have
this circular published in their local
papers, and do all in their power to
urge and assist teachers and directors
to be present. Respectfully,
Fkkd Dick,
Supt. of Public Instruction.
Office of Superintent of
Schools Prowers County.
Lamar, Colo., July ]2th, 1889.
In addition to Snpt, Fred Dick’s
circular, I will add that the very
lowest rates on board and other ac
commodations will be secured by our
executive committee for teachers and
others who attend the Institute at
Canon City. A circular will soon
be published giving all desired in
formation regarting railroad fare,
board and institute work. The ex
ecutive committee desires to know
how many teachers will be in attend
ance from each county. If those in
this county who expect to attend will
drop me word by July 31st, I will
notify the committee.
Yours very truly,
F. E. Irwin, Supt.
Two men were sent np for fifteen
days for stealing copies of the Chief
tain from the doors of subscribers.
I This very common act of meanness
was in these cases very properly pun
ished, no doubt. Hut there is anoth
.er and far more desmoiable way of
| beating the newspaper men. There
j is no paper in town, we venture to
say which has not 4< bad accounts”
against men who have had and used
the paper for months or years and
yet refuse to pay for it, though able
to do so and knowing full well that
the account is a just one.—Pueblo
I Hon. Charles D. Ford, the lucky
j man who caught the Registers hi p
plum of tho Lamar land office, was a
| representative in the late legislature
i from El Paso county, and the ap
pointment is an all-around good one.
-—-Rocky Ford Watermcdon.
The bedbug (Acanthia lectularia)
has found its way wherever mao ha*
pushed, and is too well known to
need description. Its odor and the
effects of its bites are so universally
known, that the word “bedbuggy*
has entered oar literature as descrip
tive of a particular class of odors.
The original home of the pest is
probably southeastern Europe and
the Asiatic and African countries
around the eastern end of the Medi
terranean. It was introduced into
England at least as early as 1503,
and doubtless reached America soon
after extensive settlement. Certain
English writers have endeavored to
father the pest on America, but there
is strong evidence that it was known
to Aristophanes, Dioscordes, Pliny
and Aristotle.
The adult bug is well adapted
from its flattered shape to entering
narrow crevices in the joints of bed
steads or oracked walls, or other con
venient places of concealment. In
such places the females lay their
eggs. These eggs are white, of an
oval form, slightly narrowed at one
end, and are terminated by a cap
which breaks off when the young
escapes. The young bugs are whit
ish and at first nearly transparent.
With plenty of food and an even
temperature the species will multiply
with great rapidity; while under con
trary "conditions reproduction may
be greatly retarded. Adult bugs
have been known to remain alive for
more than a year without a single
meal. It is this fasting capacity, to
gether with its form so well adapted
for hiding, which render it so diffi
cult to thoroughly disinfect an in
fested house.
Here benzine must be our strong
est weapon. Finely sprayed with a
hand atomizer it will penetrate the
minutest cracks and is sure death to
the insect in all its stages, including
the eggs. It is a certain remedy, and
used thoroughly will destroy every
bug in a house. Kerosene is almost
as good, and is a little more lasting
in its effects. Many preventives have
been advised, but none are perma
nent. One of the best formulas .for
a substance with whioh to paint the
cracks in a.bedstead or the walls is
;• one ounce corrosive sublimate, half
pint alcohol, and one-quarter pint
spirits ef turpentine.—Good House
Let a convention assemble, com
posed of three hundred farmers and
ten lawyers. If the farmers are all
on one side, and the lawyers all pull
together, the lawyers will have every*
thing their own way. The farmers
are afraid ot their shadows, and dare
not speak up in publio meetings!
Then the lawyers would divide them
up on non-essential side issues, and
get them to fighting like cats, —Fort
Dodge (Iowa) Sun,
Those who cherish the “unlucky
Friday” superstition must regard the
present year with particular distrust.
It came in and will go out on Friday;
there are four months in it having
five Fridays each; the longest and
the shortest of its days each falls on
Friday; and its entiro number of
Fridays is fifty-three. A man will
be kept busy to dodge all these ill
omened conditions. Globe-Demo
Tha county commissioners have
declared all section and township
lines on the public domain as public
highways. This is a wise act and
will meet with the approval of nine
tentbs of the people. Where a cross-*
ing is dangerous it must first be made
passable by the overseer for publio
safety and will then be considered a
public highway.—Spriugfiel Herald.
Bent county is having trouble in
her settlements with the numerous
new counties croated from her terri
tory by the legislature last winter.
Bent seorns to have a good, whole
. some debt to divide with her nmner*
oua progeny, surplus, hence
the diffiounty.—Custer Couriy Covu>

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