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eblo Tuea *ame dovo from «... . -st*- Lamar baa do cause to fear the fa ur e t we are all right. V W Mstoalf may go to Orogoo A do bosieeea. city election will April fool iBWe of the candidates. A G Macke loft for Bt. Loais rtnrsday night. Mr*. M. A Metcalf returned from Dmtsr Tuesday night. The housekeeper* were scolding iboßt the doet Wednesday. W. H Sanders has been np to [■bsjeune, Wyoming, this week. John Outhouse returned Wedoss- Uj eight from a visit to Pueblo. HV C. Gould’s family horse arrived Mrs overland from Kansas Tuesday. The light of prairie fires could be **o nearly every evening this week. The Denver Time* has again ii. wn its friendship to Prowers re aotr. D. Parroenter and A. D. Raw], gs went op to Cbeyenoe last Satur day night. Lamar men who understand the liisatioo almost to a man, are in fa vor ef the bonds. Tbs programme for the richest eo imainment ever given in Lamar, riil be published next week. The weariog of the green, music h the band and a ball, comprised the celebration of St. Patrick’s day a Lamar. Two hundred and thirty-six instru l-ots kavs been filed for record at lie countv clerk’s office iu the past wo months. L W Mirkbam has had two boo (red good «is*d cottonwood trees set »l on bis farm just north of the n»«r thia week The board of trade are not coosid friag wild schemes that would result is nothing but talk bat are down to »*ery day life. They are at work. The new band gave a concert at ihs hand stand Monday afternoon I*4 did very well. In the evening be? gave * ball at the Athletic Club rooms Assessor Stewart has been in tows kvrra! dava this week doing sosue Preparatory work In connection with office, he wilt begin the listing cf property tbs first of May. £ M Slater will probably find it ►ery inconvenient to have bis office eat on the prairie. Lamar is the p.sc# most convenient for Mr Henry’s *£«nt to look after bis business A man named Harper charged • ith being a Kaueas horse thief was tailored in Baca county last week and brought here for ssf# keeping A deputy sheriff from Kansas seem ed s requisition and left her* with hu prisoner last Saturday. County Attorney G. W. Butler has Brought twenty-five suits for failure P*7 the military poll tax. There •r* two hundred and twenty-two de iiaqaente in the county. The cost ob the county in the suits will amount to near three thousand dol lars. Down near Albany the people are work on their farms, and expect to raise without irrigation an abun dance of feed for etock. Thie they done last year, and can no doubt do •very season. The people in their ' bow are well supplied with cows, and can get along very well if they raise no more than feed for their oattle. The iotereet in the eity bond ques tion is increasing in its favor, while the opposition which has been small to a tart with, ia decreasing as the ob ect of the voting of the bonds be- A>m#a understood. The people of vmar not only feel that it is to their *aret to vote the boods, bot they ** like fulfilling their pledge to the of the county made last fall, the present indications will ’Sy a almost aesaiatfifi* vote. An Townsend has onr A>»ckage of garden seeds F icnharal department. f° 0 » of Dennison, Kansas, r Wednesday. He is op ■ lu K aft**r a farm he par ana says a number of gentle -* al b,B borne in K&usia will be here this spring to buy land. The Ladies Aid Society met at the Methodist church Tuetduy with Mr.. W. R. Davis presiding and elected Mrs. J D. Martin president; Mre M. D- Parmenter and Mrs H. C. Rood vice presidents; Mi.s Belie Denny t.oretary; Mrs. H. A. Billow tress'- erer; Mrs. W. B. Barker. Mis, H.nda Merlin. Mis. Llrsie Weir. Mi.s Zella Xim.rm.o, Mi.s Vmna Lee and Miss Sylvia Barker exeenuve oommittee. The following contents have been filed at the land office the past week op to yesterday uoou: L. Wirt Markham vs Arthur Paver | e e | sec # l 23 « r 44 w 1-- Wirt Markham v. Arthur N Talbett • w $ sec 3 t 23 ■ r 4< w. Amos N. Psrri.h vs. Emerson W. Grant n V $ sec. 4 t 23 i r 4t w James M Gavlor v. D. S Need ham . e $ leu. 21 t 18 . r 40 ». Reuben Bolinger vs. Allen Fen stermaker . w sec. 34 tlB «r4O w. W. B. Ro.s vs. Edward Ryan s w 1 sec. 8 t 31 s r 44 w. Wilii, in H. Druery y t Harry LI. 1 Mauch « ** 13 t 19 * r 47 w. Th* commissioner* hare been in session since Tue*>day. Io their pro ceeding* we find they granted a re bate tq the A. V. L. A C. Co., ot $1,711 valuation on the ground of •even hundred and aixty acre* of their land being assessed to them iu Kiowa county A Everctr waa allowed a rebate ot $3 90 on account of clerical error. The county treasurer was author is'd to receive certain taxs* fn.ru W. H. Morn*, J W. Metcalf and the Merchants State Bank. Allowed claim of W. C. McCurry daring district court af <3 33 30 also fees in couotv court sl3. Allowed claim of A. A Froat for conveying lunatic to asylum s4*s 25. , A B ake jurors certificate $22.50. C. C Hundlealou for merchandise SOOS. W. O. Lee for pauper supplier $13.50. W. L. Morehoose bridge lumber $23.28. J. A. Rammell for statute slips $4 Mart Strain tnateiia! and labor on jail SSO. M. Strain for coi>i $23.50. Mre. L. M. illiams for nursing pauper $7 A Hall janitor $!5 J. Q Hagerman careing for pauper $5 Mrs. M. A. Graham boarding pau per sl6 50. Claims were allowed mostly court fee* in the agregate amounting to j $2.1 17.62 in addition to the claims allowed above mentioned. The Register aud Receiver ot the 1 Lamar land office are in receipt of a letter from W. M. S'.on** assistant commissioner of the General [.and Office dated March 17th iu which he •avs that: With your letters of March 15th and 16th and June Bth, 1899, you transmitted the homeatead applications of the following persons for the traots described opposite their names, on appeal from your action j rejecting them because the state of Colorado had applied for the tracts as achool indemnity: Robert M. Orrae i. e J sec. 8 t. 22 s. r. 49 w. Earnest N. Feltham n. e $ sec. 10 j t. 22 a. r. 49 w. Scott W. Jamies s. w. sec. 9t.22 ; s. r. 49 w. . Green M. MoAbee s. } of n. e. j tec. 9 and a. $ n. w. $ sec. 10 t. 22 s. r. 49 w. Itaao J. Beanohamp n. w. $ sec. 11 i t. 22 ■ r. 39 w. William H. Tavenner s. w. * sec. 23 t. 21 s. r. 48 w. Louisa R. Scott n. w. J sec. t. 22 s. r. 49 w. The state bus withdrawn all claims to the above described tract, and therefore the cases are elosed and yon will ao inform the applicants and take appropriate action on the appli oationa. the papers in which are herewith returned, requiring McAbee to make non-tnineral affidavit descrih- . ing the land correctly, because the j one already made describes it as be ing in range 45 instead range 49 in accordance with his applications. , The parties will be notified by the , land offiee and will be given thirty ! days to make their filings l " j Mrs. Ada Ranner leaves next Mon* * j day evening for Larued, Kansas, where she will reside in the fatare. I Her many friends exceedingly regret « that she is to leave Lamar. PEOPLE'S CONVENTION. Notice is hereby given that a Peo ple’s Convention will be held at the court room, Goodale & Cooper’a hall on Thursday, March ‘27th, at 7:30 o’clock for the nomination of a peo ple’s ticket, who will be identified with the inter-eta of the town of L*mar. A mayor and three trustees. Many Citizbvs. -A.CI vorLiaad Lett»rfl. The following is a list of letrers remaining uncalled for in the post office at Lamar, Colo , for week end* mg March 21st, 1890; Ed. Mayes, L. D. Jones, Mrs Will Gross, i [Linas Brown package ] E. T. Lkr. p. k Washington. D C., March 17. Representative Morrill (Kansas) to. day introduced a bill proyiding fora service pension of to per month to certain soldiers of the late war aud their widows. Its enactment into law will place 400,000 additional pensioners on the rolls at once, and about 52,000 each year thereafter. Washington, D C., March 17. Mr. Ingalls to-day iutrod iced a bill oroviding that a soldier, where he has lost both eyes or one arm and one leg, may get married at any time iie may so desire lo some one to lake • are of him, and at his death the sol dier's widow should receive $l2 a mouth as long as she remains single. If a soldier's wife refuses to live ■with and car* for him he may, after her absence for six months, procure a divorce from any county court upon the payment of $5. Notloe For Fublloation. Land Office At Lamar, Colo., Mar. 17th. 1990. Notice Is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of bl 9 Intention t> make nnal proof In support of his claim, aud that said proof will be made befor- the leui-ter and receiver at Lamar, C«>lo., on vpril 20th :99c. via Flemln 8. Hover D. S. S » - • fur the n. 1 2 s w. 1-4 and n. 1 2 s. «. 1 4 sec 22 t. *2 9. r. 4ti w. He ',a:nes the foil -wing witnesses to prove htn continuous residence upon and cultlva U**u of, sa;d land, vis Reinhardt Vogel, Carl hurke, *-*rge Cox. Peter 8. Lynch, all of Lamar, 0010. C. D. FORD. p 4146 Register Notioo Tor F»vzt>lloa.tion. Land Office at Lamar, Colorado, March 17th. Is9o. Notice Is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his Intention to make final proof In support of his claim, t»nd that said proof wlllbe m >de oefore reg !■»••• : a:. ! receiver st Lamar. Colo., on May r 1 ;*."O. viz • Augustus W. Hasty l». 8. No. Vst for tt.e ,ots J. b. 7. ■* and a e. of s.wbec ; 1 0 11 ’7. l ownship No. 22, in Range No. 47, w. of 6 P M He uantes the following wltne-ses to prove his continuous rest fence upon, and cultlva tlou Of. said land, me Geo Butler, silver It- ai. A. Craw onl, of Lamar. Colo., and 8. Chambers. <>f Caddoa, Colo. James E. Brown and Francisco Talamanto are hereby specially notified. C. D. FORD. 41 46. Register. Money to loan, short or long time, j call ou Edward Colley, office with j county judge. 40-tf. Geo. T. Herbert baa seed wheat I for sale. I „ D. C. Marker says he is the man who baa furniture to sell. For quick sale*, small profit*, hon est we'ght, square deals and cash prices go to the Diamond Front feed j store. Let Perhara clean your watch, tf. Farm loans, money to make final j poof, call on Edward Colley, office | with county judge. 40 tf. Everybody buys feed and flour at ! the Diamond Front feed store. Herbert’s for pumps and repairs. Watches repaired and cleaned by | Perham at the City Drug Store, tf. Stovepipe to order at Horbert’s. ! Edward Colley advances money to make final proof on DRY LAND within 9 miles of the Arkansas 1 river. 40-tf. ■— Remember the Diamond Front feed store for cheap feed and best ; brands of flour. Perhara understands hiß bosiuess. Jewelry mended by Perham. tf. STUODART & CO. Pension and Claim Attorneys , j 815 7t'u St.N.W., Washington, D.C. Successful practice before the several Gov • ernment Departments during the last twelve years, enables as to prosecute all Claims to 1 ihe best advantage Applications for Pen 1 i slons. Increase of Pensions. Bounty, Pay. Ac . i promptly attended to VO FF.E UNLESS CLAIM 18 ALLOWED. M. STRAIN, -DEALER IN CANOI CITY COAL -A-ITE) TRINIDAD BLACKSMITH COAL. LAMAR, COLO. TERMS CASH4> Also Proprietor of the Lamar Transfer Wagons. John Mess; -SOLE AGENT pHILLIP gEST’S MILWAUKEE gEER, All Brands of Kentucky Liquors and Key West Cigars. East Main St. Lamar, Colo.