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The Lamar Register.
VOLUME XIV. CLOSING OUT! OV\ INO to the largely increasing trade in onr Drug Basineen and our lack of room to carry both lines and meet the requirement* of our trade, we bare concluded to close out onr entire line of Ladles', Gents' and Children's Shoes, Gents'Furnlshings, Hats, Caps, &c. During the next 2 weeks we will give 25 PER CENT OFF REGULAR PRICE For Cash, which will make a $l.OO Shirt coet you 75c; a $2.00 pair of Shoea $1.50; a $2.50 Hat $1.87, etc. The goods caunot possibly last long at these prices, so if 25 per cent is worth sariog don't miss this op}x>rtnnity. Very Respectfully, MCLEAN BROS. ■a | ■ WE DON'T HON A |\U! DEPARTMENT STORE 1 - BUT WE CARRY - Groceries, Hardware, Stoves, Queensware, Implements, Wagons, Buggies, Bicycles, Harness, Hay Grain. C. C. HUDDLESTON, Lamar, Colorado. / COA L! COAL Celebrated Canon City Coal . Anthracite Nut No. 5 Trinidad Lump Coal A BIC STOCK OF EACH OUR MOTTO: NOW ON HANO. MICH CRADES AND FULL MEASURE THE CIBSON LUMBER CO. H. A. BLACK. Manager Holmes’ Cash Store TSTill Sell Tlxis IZTeefe: Decorated Dinner Sets from 57.50 up Decorated Chamber Sets from 3.00 Fancy Glass Cake Stands at 40 Sugar Corn, 3 cans for 25 3 cans Peas 25 3 cans Stringed Beans 25 Ginger Snaps, per pound 25 2lb Can best Mocha and Java Coffee .40 Pickles & Tomato Ketchup,per bottle .10 All other Groceries, Queensware and Graniteware T-CLst as Clisap. LAMAR, PROWERS COUNTY, COLORADO, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1900. Additional Local News. Carpets ami curtains at the Fair. You can make money by buying your carpets at the Fair. Dr. A. W. Seabury, physician and surgeon. Office in northeast corner of Union Hotel. Rooms 37 and 38. Mrs. Jas. Dodds and daughter are expected to arrive here tomorrow morning from Gilbert Station, lowa, to join Mr. Dodds, who has prepared a home for them. Have yon heard of Mme. DuFoy’s Peach Blow Cream. Try it for your hands and face and yon will nse no other. Gnaranteed and for sale by McLEAN BROS., Druggists. W. A. Zimmer’s new house is go ing right up. Contractor Lynch aud his force are pushing the work just like they thought Mr. Zimmer was in hurry for it. The fever seems to be catching, and several others of our young men are greatly interested in plans and specitications and titles. Geo. C. Maxwell, the hnstling clothing man, returned last Friday after having spent fifteen days in the eastern markets buying a large stock of the latest and most stylish spring clothing and furnishing goods. His stock will be well worth looking at and he is always pleased to show his goods. Thomas E. Harman, lately from Nebraska, but now located at Holly, in this county, came up to Lamar yesterday. He has made up his mind to settle permanently in this region and has bought property near Holly, and he has also male ar rangementa to buy land northwest of Lamar. The Topeka Oapital which is to be edited one week in March by the Rev. Sheldon, author of “In His Steps/* promises to be a rare tieat. Subscription price for that week is 25c. Those wishing the paper can leave their names with Rev. W. H. Lytle or at McLean Bros.’ drugstore, not later than the first of March. Prof. G. Sylvester, the expert bp tician, has been here for two or three days and has fitted qnite a number of glasses to different citizens. He is equipped with all kinds of glasses known to the profession Can be found at Lamar Hotel from S o’clock in the morning until 7 in the even ing until Saturday. Those needing glasses will do well to call on him. Terms reasonable. W. C. May called on County Clerk Carry yesterday afternoon and al though John was considerably flus tered, Mr. May finally procured the necessary license, which enabled him to unite in marriage with Miss Ida Butters. The ceremony was per formed by Judge Billiugslea in fhe clerk’s office last night at 7 ‘.30. Both of the parties are residents of this county, and as they start together in happiness, may they always live sur rounded therewith. No. 32, the fast freight train going east, when near the Carlton siding this morning struck Bob Weekly, who was walking along beside the track, and caused some very serious injuries. His right arm and one rib were broken, and he received internal iujuries, but how serious is not yet reported. He was taken as soon as possible to the hospital at La Junta where his injuries will be treated. Mr Weekly was walking with his back to the train, and it is supposed that he either did not hear it, or else supposed he was far enough from the J.rack to be safe. Last Friday afternoon our citizens were sadly surprised to hear of the death of Samuel B. Myer, which had rather unexpectedly taken place. Mr. Myer was taken ill only a few days before, but was not generally sup posed to be in any danger. The de ceased had been a resident of Lamar for several years, and had been en gaged in various business matt- ** and for three years was a most, effi cient and popular janitor of our school. While in this pursuit he was 11l ' 111 Close Bros. & Co. Offer intending land purchasers ad- I vantages superior to those offered by any other parties selling land in Colorado. This may seem a broad statement; we will make it still brcader and say than anyone else selling land anywhere In tli© United States. The land we offer for sale is in Prowers County in the Arkansae Valley , Colorado, Under The Amity Canal, which has in connection with it . the | Greatest Reservoir System in the World,; | which will afford an unfailing water supply. ! r “ The Farmer’s Story ” | i tells all about it; it will interest yon, and is yours for the asking. [ Close Bros. & Co., Chamber of Commerce Bid?. CHICAGO, ILL. ~7f . . |j}= universally respected and admired by the pupils. Lately Mr. Myer bad been employed by M. Strain and filled a very important position with gteat ability. For some years Mr. Myer was in the regular army, and many of our early settlers will re member him as the big qnartermas ter at Fort Lyon. Mr. Myer’a wife died some two years ago, and since then be has lived in a rather secluded manner with his little daughter, Mary, who is left an orphan. Rela tives, it is expected, will soon take charge of her. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon at the U. P. Church and was largely attended. The Odd Fellows lodge, of which he was a member, attended in a body and tood charge of the burial ser vices, the body being interred in Riverside cemetery. Notice. A meeting of the citizens of Lamar and vicinity has been called for next Tuesday. February 27, to make nr rangements for holding a Farmers’ Institute here on March 7. Word has been received from the State Ag ricultnral College that on the latter date the following speakers can be here: Prof. \V. \V. Cooke to lecture on Sugar Beets, Prof. L. G. Carpen ter ou Irrigation, and Prof. W. H. Griffon of the Rocky Ford Experi mental Station on Cantaloupes. In addition papers are desired from lo cal people, and especially from the ladies. Everybody is urgently re- j quested to turn out next Tuesday } and assist in the work of arranging j for the institute. I Loan money on farms. I Loan on city property. I Write insurance. I Make collections. I Sell farms and city property. I Sell water rights. O. Is/L. X_.!H3E3 NUMBER 39. For Rent Quarter section of land with small bouse; eighty acres broken; good water right; five miles from Lamar. Iuqnire of Charles Maxwell, manager Lamar and Arkansas River Ditch Company For Sale 5 good brood sows. 1 male hog, thoroughbred Poland China About 20 tons alfalfa hay. To b« seen upon my place north of river. E. M. STEWARD. Melon Growers’ Meeting. A meeting of the Lamar Melon Growers’ Association will be held at the court house in Lamar on Thurs day, Febiuary 22, 1900, at 2 o’clock p. in., to consider contract for the sale of the melon crop of the coming season. Everybody cordially invited. J. *B. TRAXLER, Pres. C. B. THOMAN, Secy. Special Stock Train. Commencing Sunday, February 18, a special stock train will be run twice a week Sundays and Wednesdays on about the following schedule: Leave La Junta 5:20 a. m.. Las Animas 0:12, Caddoa 6:20, Lamar 7:30, Granada 8:18, Holly 8:40. Coolidge 9:05. It is desired to have stock loaded and ready for arrival of this train, and an effort will be made to make it run to Kansas City in about 21 or or 22 hours. T^OUND —A large left hand fur glove. Owner can have same by calling at this office.