The New Dry Goods Store
In Irwin Block East Side of Main St.
IN THE WAY OP
Millinery, Dry Goods, Shoes and Novelties
We can't be beat. Call In and price them.
l'HE LAMAR REGISTER.
J\ PC. DOUGHTY,
The only set of JVumeri
oal Abstracts of the Rec
ords of Prowers county.
Abstracts to Farm and
City Property furnished
on shortest notice.
PROWERS CO. ABSTRACT Co.
aiOXBY TO IiOAIS’
Plenty of chenp Money
for good farm and city
loans. Call and see me
L. WIRT MARKHAM.
Money to loan to all cattle and sheep
feeders Why let your hay waste
when yon can get money so cheap to
feed stock. Now is the time to ar
range for fall and winter feeding.
See me at once.
L. WIRT MARKHAM.
Frank Hays, editor of the Spring
field Herald, w»h a visitor in Lamar
the first of the week.
Underwear for every man and boy
in Prowers county at J. M. John
ston’s Prices the lowest.
F H. Rosacraus has the ground
prepared to put in a uice lawn around
his residence in the southeast purt
Mrs. J. W. Bent and Dorothy re
turned the first of the week from an i
extended visit to her old home in
Miss Cora Bellelsle has returned i
to Lamar and will remain here some
time, having taken a position with <
Mrs. Bottomley. I
C. I. Hutchins, a former citizen of ,
Granada, uow of Topeka, Kansas,
has been looking after some business
affairs in Lamar this week.
The first touch of cold weather is 1
upon us today, but it will evidently
not last long, and our sunshiny days 1
will soon be with us again. '
Those who wish to save money and
face fall and winter rigors in comfort
should see the assortment of under- 1
wear at Geo. C. Maxwell’s.
M. J. C. McDonough left on the
train yesterday morning for a trip '
through the mountain region of Col
orado. He expects to be gone several
A. F. Glase and wife, who have
been living in Lamar for some time,
havo removed to Amity where Mr.
Glase will teach the school this
Mrs. M. P. Howes and son, re
cently of Monroeville, Ohio, have be
come residents of Lamar, and the
re3t of the family will probably be
The Santa Fe company has evi
dontly got a little tired of hearing
about that cinder platform at the
depot, and has caused it to be cov
ered with a layer of gravelly sand.
Hon. T. Bodle, of Denver, who or
ganized the Maccabee tent here, and
after wards became a member of the
tenth general assembly, visited La
inar and the Holly fair the past week
as solicitor for the Field and Farm.
Jesse M. Johnston and family have
moved to their handsome new resi
deuce ou south Main street, and feel
as if they wore “to home” at last.
Thad Huey, of Las Animas, was in
Lamar last Thursday arranging fora
. public sale of horses which iH to take
place at the stock yards next Satur
* Mrs. Mary C. Russell, mother of
! Wm. G. Russell, has purchased two
£ lots on the hill fronting on south
Main street, and will erect a dwelling
A tramp got a trifle gay near the
depot the other evening and tired off
Ins gun, but was immediately landed
in the cooler, where his surplus eu
The foundation is laid and the
brick on the ground for a tine new
residence which Elmer Mourning
will erect ou Third street just south
of the Manville residence.
The Denver Times states that the
pumping plant which W. H, Emanuel
of that city is making for the town of
Lamar is one of the best and most
practical now in use in the state.
The colored boy, who had been
blackening boots at Conwell’s bar
her shop, went away the other day,
and now there is a new man there
who shines them up slicker than any
Dr I. S. Bryant, the La Junta
dentist, is here this Qweek. It has
been several months since the Doctor
was here last and both his patrons
ilid his friends were glad to see him
4edge Billingslea has added much '
* o the appearance of the county
judge’s office by having the room
nicely papered and the wood work ;
•aiuted, and has added a book and ,
tiling case to the furniture of the ,
Irving S Banks, nn attorney at f
law, who has been located at Denver
for some months, was here the first
■»f the week looking for a location. ‘
It is probable that he will locate at '
Las Animas and enter into the prac
tice of his profession
Martin C. Stephens, of La Junta, •
whs here Monday and left for Kan (
sus Oity where he will dispose of j
some bf the cattle belonging to the (
estate of the late James Graham, for
the purpose of raising some money
ueeded in the mananement of the
M. D. Parmenter enjoyed a visit
from his brother and family last
week. Mr Parmenter’s brother came
all the way from Vermont, and as it
was his first trip west, be was much
surprised at the appearance of the
country, and was very agreeably sur
prised, too. *
On another page will be found
some estimates made in connection
with the proposed reservoir of the
Ft. Lyon canal on Horse creek. A
number of water right owners re
quested this publication as they wish
all the stockholders to understand
the subject before the special meet
ing to pass upon the question is held
at Las Animas next Monday.
Granby Hillyer, \V. A. Merrill and
J. K Doughty went to Trinidad yes
terday as delegates to judicial con
vention. The convention renomina
ted Judge Jesse G. Northcutt for
judge, and Robert R. Ross for dis
trict attorney. These nominations
were made by acclamation, there be
ing no opposition whatever. J. K.
Doughty acted as chairman of the
A couple of doctors styling them
selves “Scotch” spent last week here
endeavoring to procure patients and
dispose of medicine. They did not
do much business with our peop’e,
because oui citizens are rather well
satisfied with the ability of the iesi
dent physicians. These traveling
doctors had with them a stereopticon
and a fine lot of pictures, and these
were enjoyed by the people.
Thomas J. Martin and family left!
hero Monday for Iowa and will make I
their homo there for awhile. We nay j
awhile because when people leave La
mar after residing here as long as Mr.
Martin has, it is a sure thing that
they will come back again. And
while we regret to lose Mr. Martin
and his family, the hope still re
mains of their return.
Miss Mamie Pearl, of Lamar, who
has been the gne*t of Prof, and Mrs
Dodds for two week, returned to her
homo today. Miss Pearl was a stu
dent in the commercial college last
season but was forced to abandon
work on account of her health. She
is much improved at present, howev
er, and ex|>ects to resume her studies
at the college soon. —La Junta Dem
The lecture on “Ancient Egypt”
given by Rev. J. T. Knucky last
night at the Methodist church wus
attended by a large number of peo
file. The threatening weuther kept,
a great many who had purchased
tickets away. The lecture was en
joyed by the audience and was full
of interesting and instructive infor
mation. In its wuy the lecture was
a revelation and was thoroughly ap
preciated by his bearers. A nice sum
of money was realized for the benefit
of the Sunday school library.
School books, all kinds, at McLean
For cheap town lots see C. B.
Wagon covers and tents at Second
See J. M. Johnston’s north window
full of neckwear.
C. B. Thoman hns *be best line of
tire insurance. He writes farm risks
New fall and winter suits for boys
and men. All styles and sizes at Geo.
Dr. A. W. Seahnry, physician and
surgeon. Offices on second floor of
Irwin building, East Main street.
Don’t take chances on buying
cheap drugs for "just as good,” when
yon know you can get the best at
Cold weather is here now and you
had better call at Geo. C. Maxwell’s
and look over his fine stock of winter
clothing and underwear.
Just drop in at J. M. Johnston’s
and let them show you what twodol
lars will do in the way of purchasing
'your winter underwear. You will be
Take life as it comes, and make the
most of all the circumstances, but for
a bad cough or cold, take BAL
LARD’S HOREHOUND SYRUP,
the best known remedy for quick re
lief and suie cure. Price 25 and 50
cents. I. H. Myers.
Do too me a Bom Bed?
TF SO you should call and look through our
bedding department. We have the largest
stock of Bedding this fall ever carried in this
part of the state, comprising
Goose Feathers by the ponnd, Feather Pillows, Wool and Cotton Blankets, Cotton
Batts 4 and 5 pounds in one roll, Calico, Satine and Sllkaline Comforts,
Sheets and Pillow Cases, and all kinds of Bedding Materials.
W. J. JOHNSTON
Leader in Dry Goods and Shoes.
The Holly Fair.
; The citizens of Holly muy well feel j
proud of the showing which they '
made ut the fair lust Thursday uud
Friday. For a towu aud farming
community only three yours old, we
do uot believe it could huve been
equalled uny where else iu the couu
try. The ussociatiou only took honl
of the matter about two mouths ago,
but the energetic aud thorough man
uer in which they did their wora,
proves that the members were hust
lers of the most approved style.
Over one thousand visitors from
the county aud outside points visited
Holly during the two days, and all
were enthusiastic in praise of the fair
and the town aud its people. The
> largest delegation went from Lamar, I
anil many of our citizeus went down
the first day and remained over until
' The displays would have done
i credit to an old settled farming com
i muuity. The agricultural display,
including all kinds of grains, alfalfa,
melons, vegetables, fruits, honey, etc.,
I without end, filled the big barn of
the Amity company to overflowing,
I and was the chief attraction, it was
so tine that Fred Mold, who of coarse
i had a bunch of laud seekers on baud,
hail no trouble iu selling land to all
i of them.
In the stock display the sheep and
hogs were the especial attraction be
ing greatly admired by all visitors,
but strange to say the cattle, of which
the country ought to make the best
display, was nothing to brag about.
The poultry exhibit was excellent,
and the horses fair.
But the chief pride of Prowers
county is the lurge and healthy stock
of babies, and this wus the most pop
ular exhibit of all. The three unfor
tunate men, who had to choose the
handsomest baby out of the twenty
or thirty lusty youngsters on exhibi
tion, were wise iu taking to the woods
There was a long aud interesting
program of races for each day, and
it was much enjoyed by the specta
tors. The two ruces in which the
most interest was centered was the ,
cowgirl race, which was contested by
seven cowgirls, and the five mile re
lay cowboy race The track was in
The only accident which happened
was in the cowgirl race Misslugham
from Amityville was thrown from her
horse on her head, aud remained iu
an unconscious condition until the
following day, but we nre glad to
state is now reported to be all right
The Holly people say they wish to
make the fair a county one, aud want
Lamar to have it next year, and the i
proposition is now up to our people
to accept or turn down.
TAB LEIl’S BUCKEYE PILE
OINTMENT is uot a panacea, but is
recommended for bliud, bleediug or
protruding piles, and it will cure the
most obstinate cases. Price, 50 cents
in bottles. Tubes, 75cts. I. H. Myers.
Nails at the Second Hand Store
For a bargain in iron beds go to
( the Second Huud Store.
The cheapest place to buy your
school books and supplies. McLean
WHITE’S CREAM VERMIFUGE
i- essentially the child’s tonic. It im
proves the digestion and assimilation
of food, strengthening the nerv< us
system and restoring them to the
health, vigor and elasticity of sp lits
natural to childhood. Price lb cents.
I. H. Myers.
I TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
| Take Laxative Bromo Quinine ‘J'nl ts.
I All druggists refund the money if ii ir.ils
| to cure. E. W. Grove's Bignuture is on
each box. 25c.
The Lamar Seed Company has a
choice lot of new rye nicely cleaned
for aeed. Call and supply your needs.
D. B NOWELS, Mgr.
pOK SALE—A three room house
in good condition, for cash or
on time at 10 per cent.
Shropshire Rams For Snle.
Itams are well bred and climated.
Guaranteed free of scab. Hunch on
Adobe Creek eight miles from 1 as
Animas. P. H. SWEETMAN.
300 head of cows and heifers. Well
graded stock. Are in pastures close
to Lamar. Can be seen at any time.
MAXWELL FaKM CO.,
Stops the Cough
and works offtne Cold.
Laxative Bromo Quinine Tnblets cure a
cold in one day. No Cure, no Pny. Price 25c
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids
will bo received at tho city clerk’s office
in Lainar up to noon of Monday, October
1, 1900, for tho excavating and retilling
of 5,000 feet, more or loss, of trench for
water mains. Intending bidders can oh
tain full information regarding details
from the city clerk. All bids must be
senled and indorsed ‘*Proj»osnl for exes
vatiug water main trench.” The right
is reserved by the board of trustees to
reject any or all bids.
By order of the Board of Trustees or
the town of Lamnr.
If. P. SYP, Clerk.
Lamar, Colo., Sept. 18, 1900.
Sealer! bids will be received to October
1st, 1900, at the county clerk’s office for
the construction of a wing to the bridge
across the Arkansas Kiver at Carlton,
Colorado, to be made of oak piling and
plank, and to begin at about 100 feet
west of and extend to about 50 feet east,
of said bridge. Piling to be 24 and 30
feet in leqgth and 8 feet from center to
center, according to plans and specifica
tions on file in tho otlice of the county
By order of Board of County Cominis
siouers September 14, 1900.
J. P. CURRY,
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