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THE LAMAR REGISTER.
VOLUME IT, art htrt with our usual large stock. /dtHSlhk Stoves! 3TOVE!S STOVES. Ry the Thousand, I Light and Heavy Wacrcas, Farm and Freight Wacrons, Ocsn and Tap Bugeies. Road Carts. p:ows of all kinds. Harrows. Farm Machinery. Windmills. Wooden and Iron Fumps. ! No sued stock io sooth-east Colorado, as you will in this Store A LARGE AND COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF ALL Kinds of Garden and Pield Seeds. GROCERIES BT THE GAR LOADS JPrlo&s Ttiat Paralize all j Oompetition., Shelf 1 geawy gturdxuarc, Builders Material A Specialty. M. L. Swift & Co. Vain Swot, * * LAMAR. COLORADO. LAMAR, COLORADO, SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 1890. Protetion Cheapens Prices. Piotcciiou to domestic industries does not necessarily mean higher prices for products, as the attorneys for free trade would have us believe. Its more importunt function is to in sure a mark'M for whit is made at prices kept to the minimum by do* mesne « oiupetion. Fur illustration: ! Here is a company wiPing to put ( capital into a woolen mill, and to ! stive steadv employment to hundred' of Ininds, and to lie non ten t with a siu.-di profit, if giv»-n assurance of a market for its goods. Hut if, after pun-hising a stork of wool from neighboring fanners, and paving out thousands of dollars for labor, taxes, insurance, etc., the goods have to be sold in competition with those of foreigners, who have paid less for 1 wages, and nothing toward the sup port of government, schools, etc., the 1 result will be that home made fab rics will disappear from our markets. And they will not reappear antti the prices of wages, and material requir- 1 ed are low enough in this country to warrant competition with the cheaper 1 made good* of foreigners Thus it is that Protection give* that a*i*itruiice of a market without which no prudent man will under take to ui.-uiiifaeiure anything ai all. This certainly en .ble* him to give 1 work to men who, without it, would ' he forced into some other calling, if | not compelled to remain idl*. The ' larger the number of enterprises promising profit, the larger the uiiui | ber of competitors will be found , among capitalists, the more of these, . the greater the demand for workmen, the larger the proportion of profits | given f*»r wages, u.d the lower the ( price to the i o usurpers. Theorists all the way from Cobden . to Cleveland have contended that the cost of all products was enhanced by the amount of tariff laid on the por lion sent hither hv foreigners, but against such blind contention there stands the assurance of market quo tations that, in every branch of pro tected industries, prices to consumers are now lower, and wages to employes are now higher, than when the na tional policy compelled dependence upon foreign sources for the larger proportion of manufactured articles used by our people. A tradesman who had long dun ned Chas. Fox for a note of three hundred guineas found him one day counting gold, and demanded pay ment of his long due note. •*I cannot pay von i-nw,” said Fox *T owe this money to Sheridan; it I* a debt of honor. If an accident should happen to me, ho has nothing to show to maintain his claim ” “Then,” said the creditor. “I change my debt into a rt.-bt of honor,” and lore the note in pieces. Fox thanked the man for his confi dence, and paid him, saying “hit debt was of older standing, and Sheridan must wait.” ! Fox was the lover of liberty, friend of the Hindoo, friend of the African ► laves; he possessed a great personal populaiitv. and Napoleon said of httn, on the occasion of his visit to Paris in 1805, “Mr. Fox will always hold the first place in an assembly at the Tuilleries.” —Youth’s Companion. Everthine about the Transit House of Chicago, situated at the Stock Yards, is comfortable and elegant. Manager L. E. Howard, who has just celebrated his 21st year in the service of the company, keeps everything up in “apple pie order.” The bath rooms were recently overhauled nnd havj been fitted in marble, brass and tiling, in away that makes them the finest in the city. The report got out that the tile floor was inlaid with #lO gold piece*, and one thing is certain, the accommodations could not be better if the entire floor was laid with double eagles.—Kansas City Indicator. The phrase"auknnwledye the corn” •* variously accounted for. hut the following it* a true history of its origin. In 1828 Alexander Stewart, member of Congress, said in a speech that Ohio. Kentucky and Indiana sent their haystacks, cornfield* and fodder to New York and Philadel •thia for sale. Wiekliffe, another member, culled hnn to order, declar ing that these States did not send •heir haystacks and cornfields to the • astern cities for Mile. "Well, what do you send?” asked Stewart. “Why. horses, mules, cattle and hogs.” "Well, what makes vour horses, males, cattle and hogs?” queried Stewart. “You feed SIOO of hay to a horse. In doing that you just ani mate your haystack, and get on top of it and ride off to market. How is it with your cattle? You m ike one of them carry SSO worth of hay to the eastern market. How much corn does it take to fatten a hog. Mr. Wiekliffe?” “Thirty-three bushels,” replied the man from Kentucky. “Then you just put thirty-three bush els of corn into the shape of a hog and walk it off t.» market.” said Stewart. At this point in the debate Wiekliffe Sprang to his feet and ex claimed, very hurriedly; "Mr. Speak er! Mr. Speaker! I acknowledge the corn.” The incident caused quite a laugh among the members, and was never forgotten.—Washington Cap ital. The United States secret service has issued a notice of the discovery of a new $5 counterfeit bill, i United States treasury note of the series of 1880, bearing a Jackson vignette, large red seal, W. S R »seerans as r-gisier and Junes Wyatt as treas urer. The bill has made it* ap**ar ance in the east.and th»-e is no telling when a bundle of the bills may bob up out west. It is said to be a very poor wood cut production, paper soft and thin, and the character of the note should be detected at a glance. In the historical scene only the out line of a dog is visible, while in the genuiue the dog is very distinct. The words “Bureau of engraving and printing, Washington, D. C.,” are reversed, beginning at the lower right hand end instead of the upper left hand end —Las Vegas Optic. ‘•Look here,” said a subscriber as he walked into the office, “I want to stop rav paper.” “What’s the teason?” ‘‘There ain’t enough news in it Too much opinions, and that sort of thing.” In about half an hour another sub scriber made ids appearance. “I’ve concluded to stop my paper,” said he. "You have?” "Yes, sir.” "I'm tired of reading about acci dents anti suicides, and such things. What I want is good solid opinions.” And the editor sat down and thought great ponderous opinions about people in general.—Merchant Traveler. A. A. Johnson, editor and publish er of the Crystal River Oourant, pro prietor of the hay, gram and feed store, hotel-keeper, dry-goods mer chant, groceryman, hardware and general merchant, justice of the peace, notary pub! it;, typewriter, miner and mayor of Cristal City, Gunnison county, gave us a call last Thursday. He was on hi* way to Aspen, Leadville and around the horn to (Vested Butte, from which place he will take the Miow-shoc route back to his multitudinous duties.— Carbondalc Avaianch. The government has just thrown $3,000 worth of grub into the starv , iug North Dakota Indians. A white man could starve and the govern , ment would think nothing of it, but the Indians! ah, lie must be fed!— Rocky Ford Watermelon. Father (to the dentist). I want you to examine mv little boy’s teeth and wee what’s the matter with them Dentist, Certainly. (Seats the boy it> the operating chair and looks at Ips teeth.) All, I s*-e. His teeth are crowding eacV other, and one or two must be extracted to give room for the rest. Father. What is the cause of the crowding? Dentist. He has evidently inher it**«i the large teeth of his father and the small jaw of his mother. Father. Small jaw of his mother! Reckon you never heard that woman talk. She’s got the biggest jaw of any woman in seventeen counties.- Texas Tifiing*. The five year old daughter of Mr t Mitchell, of Fiftth avenue, was se verely bitten by a dog Saturday af tsrnoon. The child was at play out doors when it was attacked by the dog. its arm being torn from shoul- < der to wrist in a most, frightful man- ' ner. The little one was carried into < the house more dead than alive, but : at this time is doing as well as could 3 l»e expected. The dog belonged to 1 a Mr (lessler. and was dreaded by 3 ihe « hole neighborhood on account t of I*is viciou-meKK. Marshal Tarbox promptly shot the canine.—Dodge . City [Kansas] Globe. One of Bishop Taylor’s African missionaries declares that while ap parel does not make the man. the want of it renders the work of mis sionaries very embarrassing. “When you come across a man,” he says, ••wearing only a stovepipe hat and a Congo Free State smile, it is hard to preach to him without a feeling of self consciousness ** But w’e should think it would be much harder to preach to him if he didn’t wear the smile. Missionaries should lork on the bright side ot their work.—Den ver Giauhic. P istal Ci*-rk Webii was compelled to shoot his wife’s pet dog one night this week. The dog was taken with a fit of some kind, and during the at tack rushed upon its mistress and hit her severely upon the hand, and it was with great difficulty that the animal was restrained from inflicting other and more serious wounds. There are no fears that it was mad, as it displayed no aversion to water, but would on the contrary drink freely.— La Junta Tribune. Sergeant Dun, of the weather bu reau, suvs irrigation in Colorado is changing the climate of the east. We suppose the S« rgeant knows. The New York Sun is dealing with this scientific subject. They can have it. It is a little too flip for this shop. We can ileal out jaw breakers on minerologv but in meteorology we acknowledge ourselves away off. It is not too deep but too high up for us.—Ouray Plaindealer. Washington, Feb. 24. —Senator Teller, 'roin the Committee on Pub lic Lands, reported favorbly this morning the bill for opening the Fort Lvon military reservation to homestead settlement, and amending it so as to include both the old and the new reservations. Mr. Townsend presented a petition in the House from the residents of eastern Colorado for a civil service pension, A Pueblo married couple have separated because of a difirence in religious sentiment. Must be a fun ny kind of religion that will make two people break solemn vows that were pledged at a religious altar.— Pueblo Merry World. Citizens >f Cheyenne wells sub scribed i 750 toward the erection of the now Methodist church. The lo cation selected is just north of the school house.—Che) enue Wells Re publican. NUMBER 38. Kansan lost 58.000 people last year ami the most of them went to Okla homa She has probalv furnished more setters for Oklahoma than all the other states combined, and yet we are informed that tVie congress of the United States, instead of giv ing that torritory the laws of Kansas for its government, has adopted the laws of Nebraska. This is the snub direct. Congressman Perlcins made a hard fight before the committee for the adoption of the laws of Kan sas, but the committee objected on account of the prohibition statutes. —Garden City [Ivans.] Democrat. Several parties from the San Luis Valiev, traveling in wagons, passed through town last Saturday on their wav to Prowers co mty where they will make a permanent settlement, having successfully traded San Luis Valley property tor farming land in the greatest of all agricultural val leys—the Arkansas.—Las Animas Leader. For variety come to Colorado. Here, is any climate a person can wish for: A great variety of re sources, nearly all the richest min erals; all the agricultural products; all varieties of fruits, and vegetables; all seels of religion; all kinds of be nevolent institutions, several kinds ot meanness and all classes of peo ple.—Palmer Lake Herald. The Commissioner of Pensions has appointed as a pension examining board at Trinidad, Dra. A A. White, II. K. Palmer and W. A. Olmstcad. —Trinidad News. I have purchased the E. J. Rabb furniture store and undertaking busi ness, and will continue trade at the present location. All kinds of furni ture repairing done promptly. I will be pleased to meet all of the old cus tomers of the store and all those de siring anything in my line A full uud complete stock of furniture has been ordered, and I will endeavor to keep everythin* ic my line that the trade demands. D. C. Mabicek. Banana I_iin®. Free reclining chair-cars are run via “Santa Fe Route” between Den ver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, To peka, Kansas City. Ft. Madison, Galesburg and Chicago. Two trains daily between all eastern and west ern points. Fast line to San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Pullman Tourist Cars for sill Califor nia points. Shore Line to City of Mexico. Round trip tickets on sale at redueed rates to all principle Tex as, Pacific and Gulf Coast points, al so City of Mexico. Direct line to the celebrated Las Vegas Hot Springs New Mexico. Colorado Headquarters for this popular line 1700 Lawrence St. Den ver, Colo. California Excursions. Are you coin# to California? If wo, read the following, and find out how much it will cost you, ai d what von can get for your money: The SANTA FE ROUTE runs weekly excursions (every Friday) from Kansas City and points west t® San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diago and other Pacific Coast point*. The ticket rates aro the regular sec ond-class rates—$35—from the, Mis souri River to principal California points. Pullman Tourist Sleeping- Cars are furnished. These cars run through, without change, from Kan sas Cltv to destination. The charge for berths is remarkably low, being $3.00 for a double berth f r om Kan sas City to California. The Pullman Company furnish mattresses, bed ding, curtains and all sleeping-car ac cessories, including the services of a Dorter, with each car. The parties are personally conducted by experi enced excursion managers, who giro every attention to passengers, insur ing their comfort and convenience. For more complete information re ' gardiug ihese excursions, rates tick ets, sleeping-car accommodations, ’ dates, etc., address Gao T. Nrcuoi.sow, G. P. A T. A, A., T. A S. F. R. R. Topeka, Kaae**.