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Celluloid Eye Shade Burned.
Congressman Hilderbrandt of Ohio la going about Washington with a startled look In his eyes and no brows above the optics. Mr. HUdsbrandt was sitting at his desk In his com mittee room, wearing a green cellu loid eye shade. He struck a match to light his cigar, and the flame touched the celluloid. The shade and his eyebrows went up In the same puff.—Philadelphia Press. Wife or Donkey. It may not be generally knoWn that amongst the peasantry in Connemara it 1b the custom for the women to draw turf and seaweed in baskets on their backs whilst the men stand about and smoke. A bank manager was once electrified by being solemn ly asked by a young peasant whether, as the turf season was approaching, he ought to marry a wife or buy a donkey. Mistrusted the Word. Lord Halsbury, the lord chancellor of England, recently In the house of lords while listening to an appeal fell foul of counsel for using the extreme ly useful word “practical.” "Practi cal?” Interrupted Lord Halsbury briskly. "I always distrust that word •practical.’ When anybody says a thing Is practically so and so I know It la not so and so.” Status of the Lottery. It Is told of an East Indian law student that he once threw his examin ers into confusion by declaring matri mony to be an Illegal state. "How so? How so?" he was asked by the perturbed examiners, many of them married men. The student smiled beatlflcally. “Marriage," quoth he, "la a lottery, and lotteries are forbid den by law." Firet “Dalmatian" Powder. German newspapers call attention to the fiftieth anniversary of bug powder, or "Dalmatian’* powder. A German woman named Anna Rosseur found out the fatal effects of chrys anthemum flowers on Insects. She told a druggist of her discovery and tie Insect powder trade Is now worth millions to Dalmatia. To Grow Up With the Country. Tams Blxby, for many years a lead ins Republican politician In Minne sota and lately a member of the Dawes commission, has determined to settle in Oklahoma. He will start a paper, grow up with the country and endearor to go to Congress after the territory assumes the dignity of state hood. The Pulse and the Seasone. A medical man, who has kept a nightly record of his pulse for fire years, says that every year it falls through the spring until about mid summer, and then rises through the autumn to November or December. Then comes a second fall and rise, culminating In February. Recommends “Volcano Cellars." Prof. T. A. Jagger, Jr., Harvard, who has been making investigations of the eruption of Mont Pelee, believes that people of volcanic countries can escape destruction by building cel lars or chambers of masonry in which they can seek shelter when the erup tions occur. The Liberty Cap. The red liberty cap was really the headgear of the galley slave. The Swiss of the Chateauroux regiment, sent to the galleys for their share in the Nancy riots, on their release re turned to Paris with their caps and were hailed as victims of despotism. Trees In England. Christmas trees were unknown In England until the reign of Queen Vic toria. The first one was ornamented by Prince Albert for the amusement of the Princess Royal and the Prince of Wales, who were children of 3 and 4 years old at that time. Work of American Astronomers. Within twenty-five years American astronomers have won as many an nual medals of the Royal Astronomi cal Society of England as astrono mers of all other countries, except England, combined. Nelson's Old Flagship. Nelson’s old ship, the Victory, Is still to be accessible to the British public, although she Is shortly to be superseded as the admiral’s flagship at Portsmouth. Chamberlain’s Trip to Africa. One hundred thousand replicas of a special medal struck to commemorate M*. Chamberlain's tour have been ordered for the Cape. Long Lawsuit Decided. The ownership c* a plot of land near Brooklyn has Just been decided by the courts after a lawsuit of thir ty-fire years. Oldest Printed Calendar. The most ancient printed calendar in the world has been found In Wies baden. It was printed by Gutenberg In 1448. Some English Slang. “Brightening their intellect" is a Birmingham (England) euphemism for violent assaults on the police. Heart Is Kept Working. All the blood in a man’s body passes through his heart once In •TW7 two mlmmtm. u _ The Best He Could De. A kind-hearted clergyman was late ly compelled to dismiss a gardener who used to purloin his fruit and vege tables. For the sake of his wife and family he gave him a letter of recom mendation and this Is how he worded it: *‘l hereby certify that A B has been my gardener for over two years and that during that time hs got more out of my garden than any man I ever employed." Monograms on Peaches. The peaches placed on the table at a London dinner party bore the mon ogram of their owner traced distinct ly In the velvety bloom. Letters had been cut from paper and pasted on the growing peaches. When the fruit was ripe on removing the paper let ters the monograms were found picked out In most delicate green, the rest of the fruit being rosy and deep hued. He Fears the Worst. “The senior editor of the Saccharine (Colo.) Oasette went to Denver Tues day,” says the junior editor. “He Is probably married! We do aot know whether It was with ‘malice and afore thought,’ but ’tls done. ‘Blessed bs the ties that bind.’ We know nothin# of this, but had grave suspicions when Monday evening he borrowed the only white shirt this office possessed." No Escape From Trouble. An interesting light on the subject of government ownership of railways comes from Victoria, Australia, where the 10,000 employes of the govern* ment railway, defeated In an attempt to elect legislators who would raise their pay and shorten their hours, are threatening te strike. Evidently there is mo royal road to Industrial peace. Family Too Nolsy. A noisy family, kept Ijy an old woman In Paris, aroused the indigna tion of the neighbors. It consisted of twenty hens, fifty roosters, thirty pigeons, eight dogs, four cats, a par rot, a goat and a dosen small birds. The neighbors couldn’t sleep, they complained and the woman's family was scattered by the police. His Majesty the Baby. While the little Prince Leopold of Belgium wee being taken out (or a drive by hla nurse a company of the Civic Guard passed, and, seeing the prince, halted and presented arms. The nurse took the baby's hand and put it to his forehead In a military salute—the first the baby had ever made. Americans to Central Parle Gas. Anthony N. Brady of Albany and William C. Whitney of Now York am at the head of a company of Ameri cans whose capital Is 950,000,000, who are negotiating for the central corpor ations supplying Paris with gas. La ter on they will strive for the elec tric plants of the french capital. Inventor Dies In Poverty. Karl Klesewetter, the inventor of the Swedish safety match, died some time ago In Romania, seed more than 90 years, in treat poverty. He with drew from the Jonkdplng factories forty years ago with a great deal of money, but lost It all ta railroad spee ulatlons. Enormous Prices for English Cattie. American cattle breeder* import most of their prise steck from Bop land and sometimes enormeas prices are paid. Last week tilts a number of bulls and cows were purchased for Americans and the prices paid rant* from 93.100 to fS.SSO per head. Bill Has Llttle Chance. The. bill Introduced In the Virginia houie of delegates to prohibit pro miscuous kissing will hardly become a law. There are too many bachelors and married men, not to mention wid owers, among the members of the leg islature. Large Christmas Candles. Christmas candles are made of enor* mous sise. The largest, known as “altar staffs," are sometimes 6 feet long. They weigh nearly 40 lbs. and are worth $25 apiece, being made of the purest beeswax. An Indian Superstition. Howlaon tells in his "TraTels In Canada” how his Indian snide begged him to keep still on Christmas ere la the woods in order that they might see the deer kneel to tne Great Spirit. Receipts of New York Postoffice. When the New York postefllce was built Ita annual receipts were 92,992,* 687; they are now 911.t70.574; la a few years they will he 920,000,000. When Clergymen Could Net Marry. English clergymen were prohibited from marrying for father more than four centuries, beginning from the reign of Ethelred. The Penaities of Age. A person usually begins to lose height at the age of fifty, and at the age of ninety has lost at least Ift Inches. Money In Selling Stray Doge. By the sale of stray doss the Northumberland (England) Couaty Council made £4 10s 6d last year. Seagulls Dislodge Penguins. Seagulls have mi* tad the penguin* from their rock* In the St. James’* UUM, houtm. T -__' Tailers' Reseurcefulness. If men knew the many artifice* the tailor has to resort to in order tc make them presentable they would be lees ready to make him the butt or ridicule, says the Tailor and Cutter. Truly the tailor has need of padding and wadding, haircloth and canvas, to enable him to clothe bis customers In such away as to hide their defor mities and bring into prominence their points of beauty. Tombs of Our Presidents. An argument In favor of having our dead presidents burled Id a national cemetery at Washington may be found In the proposition to increase the guard at the temporary tomb of Presi dent McKinley. It is proposed to put the garrison on the basis of an army post Hospital and dispensary facili ties are to be Increased, and a new site selected to accommodate sixty-five men. Wireless Telegraphy In Parle. In Parla It Is proposed to establish a central station, from which wireless telegraphy will be used to transmit the news to subscribers In different parts of the town. The Soclete Fran ealse de Telegraphic Sans Fll has been organised with this end In view, and the experimental stations which have been Installed in different parts of the city appear to work satisfactorily. Pin Has Seen Long Service. ▲t the marriage of Mtea Alznee Stagg and Augustus Poet In Paterson, N. J. t recently, the bride wore a pin which had been worn by sixteen other brides in the same family. It was first worn by her grandmother, Mrs. Ste phen Courter, M years ago, and since then aH the girls in the family have tried to make it a part of their mar riage outfit. Ball Bearigs for Railroad Car(???). ▲ railroad company la said to be conducting a series of experiments with a freight ear the trucks of which are fltted with Dali bearing Journals. These, it Is claimed, make the car run ■o easily that a single person can more It. K they prove practicable, train loads can easily be doubled and hauled with the same power now used. Truthful Commant. A little boy fel asleep the other siCht Just before dinner and dreamed a dream that epread orer a whole week. When they woke him they toM him that he had been aaleep Just flee minutes. He pondered for a time, and thee said daxedly: “It takes an awfal long time to sleep flee minutes.” — Bss> chance. Aaron Burr's Alleged Pun. Aaron Burr was fleeing Immediately after the dueL "But where will you be neatr* asked his second. "I cant •all,” returned the statesman, "wheth er I'll be Aaron Burr, or Burr in air." Stopping to kiok a suggestive piece of rope out of his pathway, he hastily resumed Ins flight Bribery In Kansas. In making afldavits of his election expenses, a Marlon county candidate reports that he paid his wife 50 cents for getting op and making the lire flee times. Things must be coming to a terrible pass in Kansas. We want to knew If this is not bribery.—Ex change. Many New Stars. Wlthla historical times there hare beam bo fewer than twenty-six record* ed appearances of new stars. One of the most brilliant was that which ap peared la the constellation of Cas siopeia la 1871, a short time after the massacre of St Bartholomew. In This Gilded Age. Now K’l to b« t $7,600,000 hotel In New York, The man who went to the Waldorf-Astoria and was afraid to put his boots outside the door of his room loot the porter would gild ’em will hare renewed occasion for apprehension. Long Past Century Mark. In an official advertisement pub lished In Vienna citing a Baroness Bourscheid to declare her where abouts and appear before a court of law, it is mentioned that she was bora in February, 1T95. The Largest Holly Trees. Tho largest holly-trees In the world trow hi the Northern United States and In Canada, where the tree attains a height of 70 feet, and a girth of six to eight feet Superstition In Venice. There It a curious superstition in Venice that if a stranger dies in a hotel the number of his room will be lueky at the next lottery. Many Specimens of Clover. Specimens of four, fire, six, seven, eight and nine-leaved clovers have been presented to Queen Alexandra by a Welsh lady. Few Churchgoers In London. The bishop of London says that only one In every eighty of the popu lation of London go to church of chapel. Marry After Long Courtship. After a thirty years’ courtship a couple, both orer fifty, hare lust bees married at Leeds, England. Mixed Bathing to Be Allowed. Mixed bathing will be permitted next year at the majority of Oeiv man eeeaite re aorta Better then a Plaster. A piece of flannel dampened with Chamberlain’s Pain Balm and bound on the affected parts, is better than a plast er for a lame back and for painß in the side or chest. Pain Balm has no super ior as a liniment for the relief of deep seated, muscular and rheumatic pains. For sale by all druggists. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. Digests all closes of food, tones and strengthens the stomach and digestive organs. Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Stomach troubles and makes rich red blood, health and strength. Kodol re builds wornout tissues, purifies,strength ens and sweetens the stomach. Gov. G. W. Atkinson, of W. Va., says: I have used a number of bottles of Kodol and have found it to be a very eflective and, indeed, a powerful remedy for stomach ailments. I recommend it to my friends. I. H. Myers. To improve the appetite and strength en the digestion, try a few doses of Chamberlain’s Stomach and .Liver Tab lets. Mr. J. H. Seitz, of Detroit, Mich., says: “They restored my appetite when impaired, relieved me of a bloated feel ing and caused a pleasant and satisfac tory movement of the bowels.” There are people in this community who need just such a medicine. For sale by all druggists. Every box warranted. Indigestion Is the cause of more discomfort than any other ailment. If you eat the things that you want, and that are good for you, you aro distressed. Acker's Dyspepsia Tablets will make your di- Kestion perfect aud prevent Dyspopsia and its attendant disagreeable symptoms. You can safely eat auythmg, at any tune, if you take one of these Tablets afterwad. Hold by all drug gist* under a positive guarantee. 25 ots. Money refunded if you are not satisfied. Send to us for a free sample. W. H. Hooker A Co., IluiTalo, N. Y. 1. H. Myers. 2 $112500 for a Prescription. The largest sum ever paid for a pre scription, changed hands in San Fran cisco, Aug. 30, 1901. The transfer in volved in coin and stock $112,500.00 and was paid by a party of business men for a specific for Bright’s Disease and Dia betes, hitherto incurable diseases. They commenced the serious investi gation of the specific Nov. 15, 1900. They interviewed scores of the cured and tried it out on its merits by putting over three dozen cases on the treatment and watching them. They also got phy sicians to name chronic, incurable cases, and administered it with the physicians forjudges. Up to Aug. 25, eighty-seven per cent of the test cases were either well or progressing favorably. There being but thirteen per cent of failures, the parties were satisfied and closed the transaction. The proceedings of the investigating committee and the clinical reports of the test cases were published and will be muiled free on ap plication. Address John J. Fulton company, 420 Montgomery St. San Fran cisco, Cal. The Sure Way to provent Pneumonia and Consumption is to euro your cold whon it first appears. Acker's English Remedy will stop the cough in a night, and drive the cold out of your system. Always a quick and sure cure for Asthma, Bronchitis, and all throat and lung troubles. If it does not satis- K" you the druggist will refund your money. rite to us for free sample. W. H. Hooker & Co., Buffalo, N. Y. I. H. Myers. 2 HON. ROBERT C. BROWN. One of the Most Prominent Men In Southwestern Illinois. Robert C. Brown, of Spurta, 111., has represented his district, the 48th, for six years and was recently notified of his comitlg appointment as clerk of the U. S. Bourt of the Southern District of Illi nois. He was bornin 1859, and has work ed his way to the top simply by force of application, energy and good common sense. After working several years as a blacksmith, he studied law at night and was admitted to the bar in 1894. He is a prominent member of the Knights of Pythias, the Elks and Modern Wood man. February 20, 1901, he writes as follows: “Pepsin Syrup Co., Dear Sirs—From careful and varied experiences I desire to add my testimony as to the merit of your Sdrup Pepsin preparation. It is in many respects equal to the services of a dozen physicians. I have used it as a tonic after Bevere illness and as a streng thener for the stomach and digestive organs. In one oase in particular it was of inestimable value in my household, and it is with pleasure that I testify as to its worth as a household remedy. Yours respectfully, R. C. Rrown, Repre sentative oßth Senatorial District, Spar ta, 111. Dr. Caldwell’s Syrup Pepsin and Herb Laxative Compound is sold by the Up to-Date Drug Co. in 50c and 81.00 bot tles, Miss Ida. M. Snyder. Treasurer of tbe Brooklyn East End Art Clmfc. M If women would pay more attention to their health we would have more happy wives, mothers and daughters, and if they would observe results they would find that the doctors’ prescriptions do not perform the many cures they arc given credit for. " In consulting with my druggist he ad vised McElree’s Wine of Cardui and Thed ford’s Black-Draught, and so I took it and have every reason to thank him for a new life opened up to me with restored health, and it only took three months to cure me.” Wins of Cardui is a regulator of the menstrual functions and is a most as tonishing tonic for women. It cures scanty, suppressed, too frequent, irreg ular and painful menstruation, falling of the womb, whites and flooding. U is helpful when approaching woman hood, during pregnancy, after child birth and in change of life. It fre quently brings a dear baby to homes that have been barren for years. All druggists have $l.OO bottles of Wine of Cardui. WINEo'CARPUI NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. U. 8. Land Office.Lamar Colo. ) Deo. 22, 1902. ) VOTICE i. b.rebjr liven that the foUonlnl- IN named settler has filed notice of his inten tion to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the Register or Receiver at Lamar, Cdorado on Wednesday. Feby., 18 *1903, viz: Lewis J. Brad shaw, H. E. No. 4947, for the ne)« Sec 33 Twp 21 S, Rng 48. W. 6th P. M. He names the following witnesses to prove bis continuous residence upon and cultivation of. said land, viz; J. B. Rowe. L. Rowe, M. F. Ralston and W. F. Ralston, all of Lamar. Colo. . d3l-fll JonN A. Williams, Register. NOTICE OF PUBLICATION. U. S, Land Office, Lamar, Colo. 1 Dec. 29, 1902 > VFOTICE is hereby given that the followmg- JN named settler has filed notice of his inten tion to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the Reg ster and Receiver at Lamar. Colorado, on Thurs day, Feb/., sth. 1903. viz: Oscar T. Mann, H. fc. No. 4606. for the ne*. sec 29, Twp 22, S Rng 48, lie name's the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation L.*P, Mapes, J. P. O’Donnell and J. C. Horn, all of Lamar, Colo. . d3l-f4 John A. Williams, Register. NOTICE OF PUBLICATION, United States Land Office. ) Lamar. Colo., Nov. 29 1902.) rTICE is hereby given that the following named sottler has filed notice of his inten to make final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will be made before the Clerk of the District Court at Las Animas, Colo, on Friday. February 6th, 1903. viz: Lizzie Crane widow of Mark D. Crane deceased, H. h. No. 4661 for the swk no*. sc* nw«, nek swK and uwK soI*, 1 *, sec 10 twp 27 S range 48 W, op. m. He names the following witnesses to prpve his continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said land, viz: ltenigo Santestevan, John Heinen. John O’Neill and William Purvis, all of Las Animas, ' d 3 *l7 John A. Williams, Register. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. U. 8. Land Office Lamar Colo. ) Nov. 15th, 1902. > NOTICE is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his inten tion to make final proof in support of his claim, that said proof will be made before the Regis ter and Receiver at Lamar, Colorado, on Friday Jan. 9th, 1903., viz: John C. Horn, H. E. No. 4556. for thewH. 8E *,andE SW *, Sec. 29 Tp, 22 8, Range 48, W 6 P. M. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said land, viz: . . _ B. T. McClave, Charles Lovelady. George Peterson and O. T. Mann, all of Lamar, Colo. nl9-d23 John A. Williams, Register. TIMBER CULTURE FINAL PROOF-NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. U. 8. Land Office Lamar, Colo. ) Nov. 29, 1902. ) Vfotice is hereby given that*Enocli P. Thurston JN has filed notice of intention to make final proof before the Register and Receiver at their office in Lamar, Colorado, on Friday the 9th day of January, 1903, on timber culturo appli cation No. 4368, for the 0',4 nw*4 lot 1 and 2of section No. 31, in township No. 23 s range No. 46 W. 6th P. M. , „ , He names as witnesses: J. J. Thoman. Steub en Scott, James Stephenson and Ira Swadley, all of Lamar, Colo. , John A. Williams, Register, NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Land Office at Lamab,Colo., ) Decomber 1, 1902. f Vfotice is hereby given that the following- JN named settler has filed notice of his inten tion to make final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will bo made before tho Register and Receiver at Lamar. Colo., on Tues day Jan, 13th, 1903 viz: Edward W. Haptonstall, H. E. No. 4653, for the ne k sw>4. sec 30 twp 22 S It 44 W, 6th P. M. He names the following witnesses to provo his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: C. H. Frybarger, 8. J. Higbee. G. N, McMan nan and Henry afassar, all of Carlton. Colo. D. W. ROBINSON AUCTIONEER. Cries Sales in all parts of the county. Satisfaction given. Terms reasonable Lamar, Colorado, j uuuMikMUUhiL — JUkMkJUtoM* ! ...theDenvei i j Republican i Is Clean, \ Truthful, Reliable and j, Progressive. 3 . * It prints more news than < iany other paper in Colorado. It stands for the best inter ests of the state and enjoys ■ the confidence and esteem of . j all intelligent readers. It has the Biggest and Best j Circulation I At Home and [ 1 Abroad. j > : As an advertising medium j , THE DENVER REPUBLI- ■ ! CAN is superior to any other - paper in Denver, because its . readers are prosperous and progressive. DAILY AND BUNDAY BY MAIL : Postpaid, Per Month, 75c •i WEEKLY—Postpaid, Por Tear. t l $l.OO ; j IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE ; j —“YELLOW”— j ' !N ORDER TO BE READ ' i A. T. & 8. F.Time Card. Daily, Lamar, Colorado Daily. Wbstßound. East Bocnd. No. 1 202a. ra No. 2 12 01 a. No. I 1 11 a.m. No. 6 306 a. No. 7 623 a. m. No. 8 1 26 p. No. 88-Frt 8 50 a.m. No. 81-Krt 12 26 p. No. 1 is California oxpress and makes lu stops between Lamar and La Junta. No. 5 is Denver expross, stops on Hag at I Animas. Carries free chair car and I’ullmitL No. 7 is the Mexico and California ex;>n No. 1 and No. 7 both carry tourist and i'ulh: sleepers. No. 7 connects at LaJunta for Pue Colorado Springs and Denver. Train No. 83 runs to La Junta and will arc modate passengers for intermediate point*. No. 2 is through California oxpress and e nects at La Junta with a train from Denver < ries passeugor through to Chicago with change. Has Pullman and tourist sleeper*. No. Bis Denver express and runs through Chicago without change. Carrios free cl. car and Pullman slooper. No. 8 is local passenger anil makes all st>. Carries chair car and Pullman sleeper. U through to Chicago without change of car*. Inquiries solicited and promptly and chi fully auswerod. Descriptive literuturo a time tables folders froe by applying to Q. J. Garvin. Ager. North Side » Barber Sho All work first-class. Good bath outfit in j connection. H. BON DURANT, Prof First Door North of Depot Or. h. 'moisnsri LAWYER Becond Floor Foley-Bent Block Lamar, Colorado GRANBY HILLYER Attorney and Counselor at La Lamar, Colorado. Second Floor Goodale Building n J. K. DOUGHTY, Attorney and Counselor at La Lamar, Colorado. Office in Bent Blk., East Main 8t 1 JOHN O. HORN -S.ttorxie3r-SLt-Ijaraa’ Office in Land Office Bldg. LAMAR - - - COLORADO W. A. MERRILL Attorney and Counselor at Ls Lamar, Colorado. Office In Land Office BuHdlne. j THE GREAT PLAINS SANITARI! 2d Floor Blods'ett Bulldlne Will receive a limited number of mel ical, surgical, gynecological a:' obstetrical cases. DR. FEWKEB Suot. J. S. HASTY, M. D, —Office— On Second Floor of the Good ale Block. AMAH, - OOLOK£I DR. e. S. WILSON DEITTIS P - Offices in east rooms on second . floor of Irwin Building J. H. 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