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Street Hat Sale
On Saturday soopan mum L SHIRT WAIST HATS WALKING HATS AND STREET TURBANS. y iV Ladles Don't Poraet ™7SUu» IRWIN’S STORE THE LAMAR REGISTER. y. ac. sovaHTT City Editor JLBSTEiLCTS The only net of Numerical Abstracts of the Records of 1 Prowers County. Abstracts , to Farm and City Proper ty f urnished on shortest no tice. Terms reasonable. Address , , PROWERS COUNTY ABSTRACT CO. ' Zjai.xxi.abr. Colorado I MONEY TO LOAN Plenty of Cheep Money for qood Farm and City Loans. Call and see me. L. WIRT MARKHAM. B. B. Brown, of Pueblo, spent Sunday in Lamar. John Duncan was up from Holly last , Saturday and busy aa uaual. P. W. Montgomery, of Holly, was in Lamar yesterday on businesa. Lee and Jim Baldwin, from New Mex ico, have been here several days. 1 I W. K. Winterhalter, of the Kocky Ford factory, waa a Lamar visitor yea- | terday. Mrs. J. R Gordon, of Amityville, is ( visiting friends in Lamar and will re main a week or more. A. D. Scott, of Las Animas, was in Lamar last Friday looking after his stock interests in this vicinity. Porter J. Preston, of Las Animas, manager of the Fort Lyon Canal, was a Lamar visitor last Thursday. C. F. Meade, of Kansns City, was one of the attorneys for the bondholders present at the sale last Saturday. Mrs. E. C. Nowels went to Canon City this morning, and will visit with her daughter, Mrs. Rader, for some time. B. Bond, «f Chickasaw, Indian Terri tory, is in Lamar as attornep to assist in the prosecution of the horse stealing , cases. T. L. O’Bryan, L. Farmer and J. W. Hurt, of Oklahoma, are in attendance nt court as witnesses in case of the state vs. Hodges. Frank Bailey, an old time resident of this section, now of Wichita, Kansas, is visiting his old friend County Treasurer Reynolds. E. F. Walters and wife nnd J. J.. Wa lters, of Lenox, lowa, arrived in Lamar Thursday and are visiting relatives and friends here. County Clerk Curry on last Saturday issued a marriage license to Aaron Wil kins, of Holly, and Miss Mattie Furry, of Toledo, Illinois. The work of excavating for the new school building is about completed and material is being rapidly placed on the ground for the work. Gideon R. Thompson, Jesse Tanner and A. Curtis, all Baca county residents were here last Friday and Saturday at tending to some business matters. David Downer filed a homestead in the U. S. Land Office last Monday on land relinquished by B. W. Parmenter in 10 and 11-22-49, in Bent county. Hon. Dan B. Carey, of Denver, was here Monday and Tuesday attending the district court, but nothing was doi.e with the case in which he is interested, Harrie M. Humphreys, of Denver, the attorney in charge of the sale of the La mar canal has been here the past week looking after the interests of his clients. E. F. Burleigh. J. W. Ashman and C. B. Hilbrand, of Laconia, New Hamp shire, have been here the past week, be ing capitalists interested in the sale of the Lamar canal. Surveyor General C. C. Goodale nnd Senator .las. W. McCreery, of Greeley, were in attendance on court the first of the week looking after matters connect ed with The Lamar Canal sale. L. Wirt. Markham returned last Sat urday night, after a week’s visit to Chi c igo and other big cities along the road to that place. He had a good time and attended to considerable business. M. F. Dickinson, a former prominent merchant of Granada, was a Lamar via, itor on Tuesday. He is now located at Canon City but has been visiting old friends in this section for a week past. Dick Franz is keeping bachelor hall just at present, and hm wife has gone ( to Springer, New Mexico, to visit her j parents for the next two inontlis. Mr. | Frai.z thinks lie lias quite a dreary pros , poet before him. ( Miss Ada Burks, of Maryville, Mis- 1 souri, is visiting with Mrs. Stella Irwin. * Miss Burks will be retnemliered by many 4 of our people, having occupied the posi- • turn ns trimmer in the millinery estab- * lishment of Mrs. Irwin. 4 There is a force of tnen here engaged in repairing and renewing the poles and I other fixtures of the Postal Telegraph < company. The men have a large tent, 1 close to the Lainur Hotel, and take their 4 meals at the hotel, and sleep in the tent. I i O. G. Hess, now of La J unta, but form- ( erly a Lamar lawyer, was among the at torneys in attendance at the present term . of the district court. It keeps O. G. ( qnite busy when he comes down here ( greeting his old friends and acquaint- ( ances. , Edward Y. January, of Kiowa county, was arrested and brought before the dis- trict court upon a charge of grand lar- cony. His case was continued until the ( November term of the district court and ( Mr. January promptly gave bond for his ( uppenrance at that time. Lust Friday afternoon and evening « there was a very refreshing rain and « there hnve been several sprinkles since. 1 After the winds we have been having | for several days prior to the rain, the t wet was quite an accomodation and the t dust kept still for awhile. i Miss Lula Daily, who was visiting with her aunt, Mrs. Harriet Mourning, * left Monday night for her home in I Hi- ‘ nois. It is rumored thul several yoilng men were very loath to see her go, as | they had hoped for better acquaintance, i as Miss Daily wus quite a charming . girl. M. M. Brown mude final proof ou his 1 homestead ou Horse creek in the U. .4. Land Office last Monday. He and Ed- ( warn K. Brown also proved up their timber culture entries in the east end of Kiowa county. John Burnett, of Grana da and Geo. McMannon.of Carlton were witnesses. About twenty Mennonites from east ern Kansas under the guidance of C. L. Seagraves have been in Lamur the past , two days looking over the country with a view of locating a colony of their people here. They are much pleased with the appearance of the crops and the general air of prosperity. Invitations to friends of the couple have been issued for the wedding of Miss Lillie Brown and Mr. Simeon Hatch. Those young people are well known in Lamar and have a host of friends. They will be “At Home” after the wedding, which takes place on June 27, next, at the residence of ohe bride’s mother. The Methodist Sunday School has received a new library. Over five hun dred volumes have been placed in a neat book case, and the members of the school have u tine feast of reading. It is sure to be well patronized as it a bounds in works suitable to all uges of readers. Mrs. Mable Maxwell is the li brarian. The Laura Keene troupe was here last Wednesday ami Thursday and at tempted to draw audiences at the Opera house. For some reason the crowd did not come to any great extent the first night, and the second night there was not enough people to give a show to. Capt. Keene and his wife are good ac tors but they certainly struck a hard -1 luck proposition here. On last Wednesday at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. Robert Hagahom a id . Miss Gertrude Garvin were united In marriage, Rev. Clay T. Runyon officiat ing. After the ceremony a delightful serenade was given by the Lamar band to the happy couple, and refreshments were served. The groom has only been ■ a resident of Lamar a short time, but the bride has been raised in this county 1 and a host of friends join in wishing , them happiness. - A. E. Bent was yesterday appointed r.s manager of the Lamar canal and lands under it by the representatives of the ' bondholders. Mr. Bent has been in ‘ charge of the property for several yeais 1 and is an experienced manager. The failures of the ditch to give satisfaction have boen through no fault of his, but t entirely owing to the. fact thut it is im possible to get work done without money t to pay for it If the new company se -1 cures permanent control they promise to put the canal in first-class condition. L)j»n Keosoo oamodown from Las Ani mus yesterday to boa witness »*» tbo case of The People vs. William Norton, ii« w pending in the district c->urt. It has been several weeks since Dun has been in Luinar anil he immediately looked several years younger ufter getting here as it made Inui feel very much alive to be in a live town. A hypnotist named Keller drew two very good audiences at the opera house on Friday and Suturday nighte. He made lots of fun aud was very success ful with his subjects. He excited much curiosity by driving blindfold through the streets, accompanied by a committee and found a key which had been hidden before hand. He also secured a letter and delivered it to the party addressed. Rev. U. H. Barnes, who sjient the most of two years in Cuba Bince the war, was induced to go there and work for the re lief of the reconceutradoes, especially the children—orphan*—who were in a most distressing condition. This work among the children brought him into familiar acquaintance with all conditions and classes of society, their habits, social and religious customs, etc., of which he will tell us at the opera house on Sabbath evening. After a season of revival meetings held in the different churches at Uiuar, and which did not result in very much addition to the membership of the churches, a couple of Mormon preachers have decided to display their eloquence upon Lamar people and have a tent on the corner of Main and Oak streets where they are holding a series of meet ings. They belong to the reformed church which is opposed to the doctrine of polygamy. Elder Hansen, who has friends in the county and was here last summer, is with them. After some necessary changes were made, the boys started up the smelter for a test last Thursday. All worked well and the ore smelted nicely but there was no tapping done. The mana ger Mr. Feast was well pleased with the test and has now gone to Denver for an experienced smelter man who will take charge of the plant. In the mean time the boys are making some additional im provements in the way of a storage res ervoir 40x40 and four feet deep. They are also getting iron ore on the ground and preparing to burn a pit of churcoal. When Mr. Feast returns with the smelt er man, the boys expect to lie nearly ready to start.—Carrizo Miner. The county court was in session near ly all last week. Judge Uillingslea and u jury transatced considerable business. Ada Murphv secured a divorce From I. J. Murphy. W. H. Stone was granted freedom from his wife Emma Stone and Helen L. Herring was freed from the matrimonial claims of Henry Herring. The case of Smelt/ vs. Smelt/, was con tinued until July 23 next. The divorce case of Hensley vs. Hensley was ended by the plaintiff withdrawing his com plaint. The case of The People vs. John Honsley and Cora Smith, for unlawful cohabitation, was tried by a jury and the defendants were acquitted. Several other matters were heard upon motion aud demurrers, and will come up aguin next month. District Court convened here Monday in adjourned term for the trial of sever al criminal cases. The first case tried was against Geo. W. Bates, charged with an assault with intent to kill one Page. The jury after a short delibera tion brought in a verdict of not guilty. The second case was against George Moore charged with burglary, but upon hearing the evidence, the case was tak en from the jury and the defendant wsb held for trial in Bent county upon a charge of having burglar tools. The case against William Norton charged with grand larceny in the stealing of horses belonging to Rußsell A Edwards, is now on trial. A matter was also be fore the court upon demurrer pertaining to the collection of certain taxes from Baca county, and after argument, the court took the same under advisement. Church Services. Baptist Church—The usual services on Sunday at the opera house. Sunday school at 10 a. m. Preaching 11 a. m. and Bp. m. Bible class at 7 p. m. A cordial welcome to all. P. A. Eubank, Pastor. Mkthooist Church —Services at the regular hour Sunday, morning subject: “Infant Baptism;” evening, “Some of the Hindrances to Man’s Happiness That He Must Komove Himself.” Hymns, 802, 762,654; and 785, 062 and 572. Christian Endeavor at 7p. m. Topic, “How Tem perance Would Holp Transform the Earth.” You are cordially invited to nil our services. J. T. Knuckky, Pastor. U. P. Church—Sabbath School at I<> a. m. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. in. Subjects, morning, “Power of Weakness and the Wisdom of Polly.” In theevei - ing at 8 I will lecture in the opera house on Cuba, its condition morally, socially j , and politically during and since the war. , An offering will be taken for our orphan's , industrial home at Matanzas. , R. H. Baknkm, Pastor, i Church op Christ—Services at the i usual hour next Lord’s day morning. ; Subject, “The Command to Watch;’’ in ■ the evening the following subject will lie ' presented: “Is the Bible from God?" - Prayer-meeting next Thursday evening. > You are cordially invited to these services T, Runyon, Pastor. t""'" I i t 3 i § E i i § E =3 i 3 I $i VALUE FOR 49c I | 3 E I have just received an assortment of Silk Foulard 3 Dress Patterns which sold at the beginning of the sea- 3 son for $i a yard. By buying all that remained of this 3 line for cash I am enabled to offer these silks for 3 | 3 e 49c a yard 3 I ....W. J. JOHNSTON.... I i 3 i 3 1 3 1 3 t 3 I I g HilulilluluuULilwUjhiititMUULUUUJUiU i cjira a » « » a~ra~BXifirinnnririrrr<nryYTrB t B - n~a~wwYWirrrinnnnnriro^nr6 I ™ The Lamar ”7 ; d Cane Seed j HIGHEST ® ! itL Seed Company m ™ pr,ce j : Seed Oats ALFALFA SEED = ; Prairie Hay Dealers 111 All KUIdS Of AT ALL l : I Aiiaita Hay Farm Seeds TIMES = : i • o o o » We are also agents for the celebrated Canon City Coal —the best coal on o l earth for domestic use and other hard and soft coal. We deal in Corn, ” “ sacked or In bulk. Chop, etc. When you have anything in our line to o • buy or sell, be sure to give us a call, as we will treat you right. A car o o of Cane Seed and one of Kaffir Corn just received. ° l = 0 0 \ A SPECIAL RUN ON COAL: I I After April I, for the purpose of emptying our ooal liins to give room for o ° the storage of Canon City ooal, tve will make until further notice a special = ° price on Trinidad coal of ® ” (s4*?® a ton at bins ° l For Spot Cash-Only j i j $4-75 a ton delivered 3 l This is a good grade of Trinidad coal—the same as you liave boon using. = l Send or telephone your orders (phone No. D) and you will got prompt service. o I D. B. NOWELS, Manager \ Jossey Stock Co. The Jossey Stock Company lias been booked for three nights at the opera house. Commencing Monday, June 24. A strong repertoire of plays will be pre sented, opening in that beautiful Irish drama Kathleen Mavourneen. Special ties will be introduced between acta making the performance continuous. Prices are ies free, opening night if accompanied by one paid 50 cent ticket. For good goods and good prices, go to butler’s. Nothing can be better than, McLean’s Ice Cream. A. tine and complete line of Furniture at Butler’s. Pure fruit juice Byrups with ice cream are served at McLean’s fountain. FOR SALE—A bicycle, nearly new. Inquire of Bertha Knuckey. Did you see the beautiful Silk Fou lurd dress patters at Irwin’s? Oo to the Marker Lumber Yard for all kinds of Building Material. Try our Ic** Cream. If it isn’t first class don’t pay for it. Bros. tJT Money to Loan." I ®] A. E. Crawford. If you wiint a Shoe to give you satis faction, try the “Brown" at Butler’s. The French flannel and all wool chal lie shirt waist patterns are lovely and so cheap, at Irwin’s. Step into Butler’s and see those hand some Side Boards. Dressers, Bods, Chairs Ac. A complete line. All kinds of Lumber at the right kind of prices at Marker’s Lumber yard, southwest of the depot. Notice. All members of the Lam nr Melon Growers Association are requested to rei»ort at once to the Secretary as to the n u mber of acres of oantelou pes they have and the probable number of crates they will need. No provision will be made for crates for those who fail to report on or before June 25th, I‘JOl. All persons raisin# cantelonpes in this vicinity are invited to become members of the Asso ciation. Leave your names and ucrea#e with the secretary. M. Strain, Secretary. A House to Let. I have a (JockI mix room house to rent. D. E. Coopkk. For Sale on Easy Terms Good horse, n child can ride or drive. Call on or address, DR FEWKES. OPERA HOUSE. Three Nights Beginning Monday, June 24 The Jossey Stock Co. Strongest organization on the road. One car load of scenery, costumes and scen ic effects. See Mrs. Caraie Nation Smashing a Saloon Prices, 25c, 35c and 50c. Reserved .Seats on sale at Frod Lee’s Bakery LADIES FREE,Opening Night. For Sale Cheap Three-room dwelling house, stable, trees, block of kits. In good location; I Reasonable terms. See, C. B. THOM AN.