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THE LAMAR REGISTER
7. ae. xjo-cro-zrT-x" City Editor JLBSTEilCTS The only set of Numerical Abstracts of the Records of Prowers County. Abstracts to Farm and City Proper ty f urnished on shortest no tice. Also owners of Bald win, Jay dk Co.’s Abstracts of Prowers County Rec ords previous to the Jirc of 1888. Terms reasonable. Address, PROWERS COUNTY ABSTRACT CO. Xamar, Colorado MONEY TO LOAN Plenty of Cheap Money for flCpod Farm and City Loans. Call and see me. L. WIRT MARKHAM. For Threshing Goal go to THE LAMAR SEED CO. Best Trinidad Lump eoal at $5 per Ton. Porter Preston, of Lns Animas, was a Lamar visitor last Friday. Frank Keairns, of Granada, was stop ping at the Union on Sunday. Mrs. Exline, who has been quite ill for several weeks, is now able to be up again. New ads can be found in this issue for J. M. Johnston and the New York Store. The Lamar Ranch Company shipped four car loads of sheep to Kansas City last week. Dr. Kalmen C. Sapero is at the Union hotel today looking after the needs of his patients here. A. Friedman came down from Las Animas the Hrst of the week and re mained several days. D. H. Bane, of Chicago, one of the owners of the XY ranch, was in Lamar on business the first of the week. On last Saturday the county clerk is sued a marriage license to Mr. John Mayhew and Miss Mary Schermerhorn, both of Lamar. Mrs. Eliza A. Bishop, the aged moth er of Mrs. C. W. Heaton, is quite ill hav ing severely strained hereself while working in her room. Commissioner Knowlen, after attend ing the session of the board, remained over today to witness the marriage of Mr. Leslie and Miss Burgesser. The books of the American Bible So ciety have been removed from I. H. Myers’ drug store to Church Bros., gro cery store, where they will be hereafter on sale. The ladies of Woodcraft will give a musical entertainment at the Odd Fel lows hall the night of Feb. 27. Admis sion adults 25 cents; children under 12, 15 cents. Hon. Granby Hillyer came down from Denver last Friday night and spent the time until Monday night, attending to various business matters and visiting with his family. G. H. Thorne and W. A. Merrill have associated themselves together in the practice of law in all business except criminal cases. Their otlices are rooms 2 and 3, in Foley Block. Last Saturday the streets of Lamar were simply crowded. A constant Btream of people walked the sidewalks and the streets were tilled with vehicles. Everybody seemed to be busy. Mrs Eliza Trent, aged 73 years, who has resided in Lamar for several months past with her son, died on Tuesday morning at 2 o’clock. The funeral ser vices were held at 10 o’clock today and the remains laid to rest in Riverside cemetery. She leaves a large family of children and grand children, and the sympathy of the entire community goes out to them in their great loss. Fifty Years the Standard BAKING POWDER Awarded Highest Honors World’s Fair Highest tests U.S. Bof’t Chemists FHIOI BAR INO POWDER 00. QHICAOO Lamar’s | Prominent Ladies | Recommend Rapid Cure Toilet Cream for the cure of chapped hands, face and lips, sun burn or any roughness. The effects of a cold rough ening wind are removed by one application USB IT after washing and your skin will be soft and white Eg Many, in fact most,of La> ft mar’s Prominent So* R clety Ladies reconi- | menu it. Ask us for names w if no one has recommend ed it to you. Rapid C. T. C. contains no grease or glycerine, and is not sticky. The most pleasantly perfumed prepa ration of its kind on the market. X. It. —We absolutely guarantee it to do all claimed. Price 25c MYERS’ PHARMACY Lamar, Colo. 11. T. Chandler, who is heavily engag ed in sheep feeding at Port Collins cumo down to look over the situation around Lamar and spent a couple of days inter viewing the feeders of this vicinity. Nova Butler has rented the Cooper building just north of the city hall anti will open up a full lino of groceries there in a few days. lie is well known to the trade here and needs no special intro duction. Judge C. H. Frybarger put in. most of Monday attending to various business matters around the county seat. The Judge does not come upas often as he used to, but when he does appear, he is always full of business. Cal Downing came up from the Down ing Brothers* much on Butte creek on Monday and spent the day with his rel atives. Ho returned Tuesday morning, accompanied by Carl Downing. They are preparing to dip their cattle. The Union hotel was opened up to the public by Manager McKeown on last Sunday, and the long list of Lamar citi zens registered there for dinner on that day shows how much it has been missed by the people of the town as well as the traveling public. The work being done by The Colorado Telephone Company is quite a surprise to many. The company is putting in a most substantial line of pples and wires, ns big as are put in the large cities. The big poles und the many wires will muke the town look big. Harry Noble came up from Grnnnda this morning and closed up a land deal for some lond north west of town. He represented the eastern owner and the purchasers were Ralph G. Hobbs and Elbert R. Hobbs. The young men se cured a nice tract of land. Aiden Benedict’s original presenta tion of the dramatic sensation “Resur rection” by Count Leo Tolstoi will be produced at the opera house on March sth. Owing to the high class of this en tertainment the management hus been forced to raise the price of reserved seats to 75 cents. % Monday evening the weather took a sudden change und it was quite cold and snow commenced to fall. Tuesdny morning it was still snowing a little and the ground was covered to a small depth. Last night it was very cold, but fairer weather is promised and we will undoubtedly have our usuul good weather again. Married —At the Methodist parson age today by Rev. Richard Oates, Mr. Frank G. Leslie and Miss Vaiden G. Burgesser, both of Granada. The happy young couple are both deservedly popu lar in social circles at Granrda, and hnve many friends throughout the county, who extend to them heartiest congratu lations and best wishes. Mrs. E. Bentley Dennis’ recital will be given at the opera house on February 18, and the following list of performers gives assurance that it will be well worth attending: Dr. and Mrs. E. Bent ley Dennis and Miss Lorenzo Snyler, vocalists: Mrs. W. A. Zimmer and Mrs. J. G. Gillen, readers; Mrs. L. M. Latta, pianist; Mr. T. J. Main, baritone; E. A. Bannister, violin. The new club room of the Commercial Club is very nicely fitted up. The quar ters are larger than the old one, and are so situated that the attendance is better and sociability is promoted among the business men. Wednesday night is ladies’ night, and it is expected that there will be a big turn out. tonight as well as future occasions. Chas. S. Smith will ship a car load of horses to the eastern market this week and expects to make another shipment in a short time. He says it takes the same freight to ship a bunch of bronchos worth 8300 to the farmers that it does for a lot like he is shipping, that he has paid $2,000 for, and it looks as if a little more attention paid to the quality of stock raised would be a source of big revenue to our farmers. I On account of the pastor's being un expectedly railed to Ileaver and Chica go to help care for a sick brother, there will be no preaching ut the Christina church next Sunday. Sunday school and Jr. C. E., at the usual hours. The pastor wiil be back for services on Sun day. Feb. 16th. The Entertainment Course, fourth number, is Dr. John, of DePuuw Uni versity, Thursday, Feb. lllth, 8:30 p. m., at the Methodist church, llis subject will bo “The Worth of a Man,” and Dr. John is a man of such calibre that it will be valuable to listen to. Dr. John is now lecturing in the east, coining from there direct to Lamar. Tickets for 2 remaining numbers 50c single 35c. Annual Meeting;. The Dent and I’rowers County Cattle and Horse Growers Association will hold its annual meeting at Las Animas on February Kith, 1003. Election of otlicers, settling up last years business matters, taking in new members and selecting delegates to state convention makes this a very important meeting, and all mem bers should make it a point to attend. There is considerable talk among bus siness men of organizing a club for the young folks. The north room of the Masonic temple can be secured, and a sutlicient number of young men ought to be willing to join such un orgrr.iza tion. A gymnasium cun be fitted up, various gumes provided und a good li brary put in. It can be made a mort pleasant place too and ought to be an attractive proposition. The troupe which presented the( Janie Keep** at the opera Iioubo hint night was one of the tuoBt capable that him ever visited Lamar. The play was good and the troupe has some excellent scen ery. The audience was not Inrge, and the members of the troupe did not do as well as they might have done. We feel sure that they were nil capable of much better acting* although they did very well as it was. The stxjriny weather un doubtedly kept many away. Geo. M. Bedingor und A. Johnston, expert horse dentists, are now making their headquarters in Lamar and can be found at any time at McLean tiros, livery stable. They have done work for a number of the lending stockmen of this county and all of them have highly recommended their work. If your horse is suffering and unable to properly mas ticate his food it would be well to have him examined by them, ns they have been eminently successful in the prac tice of their profession. There was quite a spirited run-awny down Mam street last Monday morning. A team which was hitched south of the First National Bank broke loose and came around the corner with a rush. Fortunately they kept the middle of the street, and after running across the track, turned west and were Anally cap tured without any damage being done. ■ As Muin street was crowded with teams ! it is lucky that no one was hurt and that a general scare among teams did not re sult. The county commissioners were in session Monday and Tuesday. There was not much business for them to at teny to and therefore their meeting was short. One of the principal matters discussed concerned the bills in regard to the posse which wore after Cherokee Bill Smith and his gang. The commis sinners decided that before they would pass on the bills as tiled, that each inun who was with the posse, shall tile his separate bill and make his claim, fully sworn to. But they do not promise to pay any of the claims* Lamar Lodge Fraternal Union of America held an interesting meeting in Odd Fellows hall Inst Thursday night. F. J. Dempsey, of Denver was present and gave an interesting talk on thoorder showing thnt the order embodied every thing progressive, and scientitic in fra ternal insurance of the last decade. The order is well and economically managed and is gaining rapidly in membership. The following officers were elected to look after the affairs of the local lodge for the current year: Fraternal Master. 1 Geo. A. Tyler; Justice, Judson Armor: Truth, Mrs. Alice Maxwell; Mercy, Mrs. Marcella Garvin; Protector, Rev. Rich ard Oates; Guide, Jus. K. Webb; Guard. Miss Nettie Bringolf; Sentinel, Emmit L. Ball; Stewards, Wm. Warburg, Geo. B. Merrill and John Hagerman: Secy, and Treas., Edwin Dilthey. Columbine Valley. We are sorry to say thatStephie Pearce is confined to his bed with infiamatory rheumatism, but by careful attention we hope he will soon recover. Mrs. R. Bowser and Mrs. Gordon Tweedie spent the day visiting the form er’s niece. Miss Lily Blosser, of Cactus View last Thursday. Mrs. Martindale and daughter Ethel of Star visited with their daughter and sis ZD. EL COOPER Land Attorney, Real Estate, Loan && Insurance Agen< Overcoats and Ulsters Closing at Cost... 4W WE have a few left that we are offering at just the iv ■ price they cost us. The cheaper grades have all been | |V sold, and we are now offering the few we have left at / I a the price of the cheaper grades. If you want the biggest bar / J A gain you have ever had In an all wool, stylish made, uptodate I i overcoat or ulster, come and see what we have to show you. U Only a few of our best winter suits left, and they are going I v y at t * le same * ow P r * cei * ' We have just received the largest bill of the celebrated DOUGLAS SHOES that we ever bought. They are In the Bluch er and plain cut, box calf, vici, patent vici, velour, etc. —the best / shoe on earth for the price. We avc exclusive agency for Sweet, mSB WkL Okr & 0 * s English Corduroy Pants. The $4 grade is the best corduroy made. J. M. JOHNSTON THE^1 DER ter Mrs. Florence Southard, last Mon- Day. It. Bowser hus purchased Emmit Ken niston's pasture and food and is now put-turing the sntne. Our Sunday school is progressing line under the suporintendoncy of Miss Pol hemus. We ulso have church every Sunday, Rev. Oates of Lamar is our minister. The young folks reading circle met with Mrs. Siin Davidson last Saturday night, and had a very jolly time, for re freshments, oysters were served. Miss K. Corn Douglass, teacher of the Clover Meadow Bchool, visited with Misß Myrtle Halo from Friday evening until Sunday. Miss Aetna Fuller, of Lamar, visited with Miss Nora Twoedio from Saturday till Monday and uttonded the reading circle at Mrs. Davidson Saturday night. W. 11. Blosser is erecting a fine stone barn. Mr. Ed. Pierson is doing the work, i Mr. Adam Hale has erected a neat : little barn on his premises, and also Mr. Smith has put up a good frame barn on his farm which is occupied by Mr. Pearce. Miss May Graham of Lamar, visited with Mrs. S. Davidson from Saturday until Monday. The young folks reading circle will meet with Mrs Less Cook in Hopewell vnlley next Saturday night. Miss Cora March, of Pleasant valley visited with Addie Pearce last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, Weller,of Lamar, were visitors in the valley last Monday, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scovol. The ladies of the valley met nt Mrs. Tweedie’s last Tuesday and organized a Busy Maid and Matron Society. Olli cers were elected as follows: President, Mrs. Southard; vice-president, Mrs. Tweedie; secretary, Mrs. Davidson; treasurer, Mrs. Blosser. Their meetings will be held the fourth Wednesday of each month. All ladies in the vailey are invited. Jot. Farm loans, ten years time, optional payments, interest pay able annually, low rate, no middlemen, no commission. Union Central Life Insurance Company, A. E. Bent, financial correspondent, Lamar, Colo, C. M. LEE MONEY TO LOAM 1 * } f Home Comfort Ranges \ V ; Tor sale by v my^tp| CARL BROS D. L. SILVER exclusive dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries keeps constantly on hand the best and finest of everything in the Grocery line. A. E. EVERETT * C 9 DEALERS IN Groceries, Provisions, Fruits and Vegetables Fresh and Salt Meats No Accounts Will Be Allowed to Run over 30 Day Hardware, Furniture, Tinware, Harness, etc Wo curry the largest stock in oar line ever carried in eastern Colorado and can sell to yon at lowest prices ever known in the Arkansas valley. THE LAMAR HARDWARE CO. B. B Brown, Pres A. N. Parrish, Vice Pres. W. C. Gould, Cashit The First National Bank Or LAMAR, OOLORADO. Capital $50,000 Surplus 810,000 TDIRH3CTORS B. B. Brown. T. M, Brown. W. O. Gould. M. D. Thatcher. A. N, Parrish.