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THE LAMAR REGISTER.
Bntered at the Poatotfloe at Lamar, Colorado aa deooud-olaae Mail Matter. POBLIBHBD BVKUY WEDNESDAY MV 01810. B. MERRILL Bditokand PboPRIKTOK. BDMMOBIFTIOM HATKB : One Year « 50 ■U Mentha 75 TkreeMontha 50 bAMAH, UOLOBADO, AtIOUHT 32, 1003 Expansion of the Currency. The extent to which the circulat ing medium of the United States has been expanded in recent years is one of marvel aof the time. The month ly circulation statement just issued by the treasury department shows that the general stock of money of all sorts in the oountry on August 1, 1903, was $2,695,440,174, which was a gain of $7,290,553 in the month. The amount of the money in actual oironlation on August 1 was $2,382, 018,496, a gain of nearly $6,000,000 in the month and of over $121,000,- 000 in twelve months. On the basis of the estimated population of the oountry on August 1 this was a per capita circulation of $29.55, which is highest figure ever touched, In the middle of 1890, at the time of Bryan’s reign of terror, the per capita circulation was $21.10. It has, with few minor interruptions, been increasing ever since. Bryan’s defeat in November, 1890, sent the oironlation up above the point at which it rested in the early days of his oanvass, when there was some dread that he would carry the coun try. It went up again just after the republicans entered power in March, 1897. The general tendency lias been upward ever since, though there was a decline several times in those years, but only slightly, and for a few weeks at a time. The $29.- 55 at which the circulation stood at the beginning of the present month will probably be exceeded at the be ginning of September. The chances are that the S3O point in the expan sion will be reached before the end of the calendar year. 1903. Moreover, not only has the circu lation increased much faster than the population, which is also growing rapidly these days, but the gold in gredient of it is growing much fast er than the rest of the currency. Of oourae, in these days of republican financial stability and prosperity, all sorts of currency are as good as gold bnt it is well to keep the fact in mind that the gold element of the circulating medium is far more abundant than it ever was before. Nobody is now saying that the cur reuoy is not adequate to the demands of trade.—Ex. The Kansas-Colorado Suit. Senator Teller is needlessly alarm ed in regard to the status of the do fense to be made against the suit in stituted by Kansas to prohibit or in terfere with irrigation in the Arkan sas valley within the limits of this state. We are sure that were he folly informed in regard to the pur poses and intentions of Attorney General Miller he would have no question that the whole matter is well in hand. Under an order made by the su preme court just before it adjourned in June for the summer vacation the attorneys for Kansas were given un til August 15 to file an amended bill, whioh they desired to tile for the purpose of making oertaiu private irrigators parties defendant. At the same time Colorado was given until the first of October to file an auswer. It is expected that shortly after the Colorado answer is filed the attor neys for Kansas will be required to file their reply, and that then the court will appoint a commissioner to take evidence. In the present status of the case there is no need of a great array of counsel, but as soon as the piivate corporations and other irrigators are brought into court by the amended bill which Kansas will file on the fif teenth of this month, so muuy large private interests will be involved that some of the most able lawyers in the state will appear as represent atives of those interests. Thus the services of these lawyers will bo se cured without cost to the state. If Senator Teller were fully informed in regard to all these things he would no longer question that sufli cient counsel will be secured to thor oughly investigate the entire matter and fully present it to the court. It is fortunate that in the way stated the services of able counsel will be secured, since the money available for the preparation of the defense will not admit of the ox penditure of much state money in the employment of lawyers as direct representatives of the state. The amount appropriated by the legislat ure at its lost session for the prepa ration of the defense was only $25,- 000. Of this sum $15,000 will he expended in mnking stream measure ments and collecting other data, up on which work Btato Engineer Car penter is now engaged. Probably more than the $10,000 remaining will be needed in paying the fees and expenses of travel, employing sten ographers and printing the volumin ous evidence that will be presented. Auy one who is informed in re gard to the progress of this case knows that it will require an enorm ous amount of work to collect all the evidence and digest the different of ficial reports that in the lust thirty or forty years have been made — some of them by Kansas officials—-in regard- to the Arkansas river. Only a short time ago, through the efforts of a mun employed for that purpose, a number of valuable reports were discovered in the Kansas state libra ry at Topeka bearing directly on matters pertaining to the How of the Arkansas years ago and loing before there was any great diversion of water from that stream in this state. In short, Attorney General Miller has the matter well in hand. At the same time he is receiving the assist ance of Judge Platt Rogers, one of the best irrigation lawyers in the country. Judge Rogers, it may be marked, did the principal part of the work in preparing the first answer filed by Colorado, and which was followed by the request of the Kan sas attorney general for leave to lile an amended bill. —Denver Republi can. The Boston Bloomers, Ladies’ Cham pion Base Bull Club will play the La mar Curdinals, Wednesday, August It), at 3 p. in. This will be one of the most interesting and exciting games of the season. The Boston Bloomers consist os twelve ludies from various metropoli tan cities, who have been engaged to travel with this organization. Each of these ladies is g a □ ball player in every sense of the word, and ull who witness the game will be surprised to see the munner in which the ladies handle the ball. They are traveling iu their own special car under the manage ment of W. P. Needham.- They carry 1,200 feet of side wull to surround the grounds, nnd will erect a canvass canopy under which there will be comfortable seats. This will be the event of the season und will afford the amusemont seekers of this city the only opportunity of witnessing this truly novel, exciting and interesting game. La Junta Institute. The institute is 11 success in every particular. Prof. Morayer is doing ex cellent work, hus crowded classes and is a credit to his county. The following men of state reputation have visited the institute: Prof. DeLong of the State university; Prof. Abbot of the Stute nor mal; Prof. Thomas of the State agricul tural college; Dean Howe of the Denver university and ex-State Superintendent Dick of Denver. State Superintendent Grenfell is expected Wednesday. The enrollment up to the present time is 93, divided as follows: Otero, 04; Prowers, 24; Bent, 4. Kiowa and Baca counties are not represented. The following teachers liuve been en rolled from Prowers county: Misses M. Adelle Billingslea, Ollie Thatcher, Neva Hngertnan, Clara M. Long, Myra Mc- Lerran, Lavada Jacobs, Myrtle Marx, Rosa and Dena Thotnan, Coral Hoselton, Eva Vincent. Belle C. Haven, Lily M. Blosser, Frances Dugger, Maude John son, Annn Mayne, Carrie Hopkins, 8. Dee Davis, Marie Whitlow; Messrs Geo. It. Momyer, J. Carl Itay, J. A. Itose brough, Arthur Hanson, S. G. Barker. The Joseph Newman Company. Joseph Newman and his talented qunrtette of clover girls ure coming again and it iB welcome news indeed. This company always presents a bright and attractive program that gives the best of satisfaction and patrons know they will always get their money’s worth. It is said of Mr. Newman that "the more you hear him, the better you like him” and one repson is he invariab ly has something new for his audience. This season he promises a budget of new songs, stories nnd jokes that will koep his audience in a merry mood. Miss Charlotta Uixler will again be heard in billinnt violin solos. Miss Iln Bur nap whoso remarkably sweet and won derful soprano voice is pleasantly re membered will Bing songs that are pret ty and tender-just the kind that every one enjoys. Miss Sada Talbott will otTcr some new monologues thnt are bright and witty and Miss Ines Brown, a new member of the company who is sure to be warmly will be the pianist and accompanist. Miss Brown’s playing is remurkable for its brilliancy and admirable technique. The little piny this season will be “A Matrimonial Advertisement” which is brightly nnd smartly written. The company appears for one night only at Lamar opera house Fridny Aug. 21st. Reserved seats at Fred Lee's. Dissolution Notice. Notice is hereby given that the part nership lately existing between Jnines A. Payne and John O. Ford, both of .La mar, Colorado, under the linn numo of Payne it Ford, has been disaolved by the retirement from said linn of James A. Payne. All dobts and obligations of every kind owing to said partnership are to be paid to said John C. Ford, the re maining partner, and all demands on the said partnership are to bo presented to him for payment. John C, Ford, Remaining Partner. 'T' I— l CJ CA f I") NORTH MAIN ST. 1 11 C * 1 IV. LAMAR. COLO. The Fruit Season Is Here THE FAIR is headquarters in Lamar for Jelly Glasses, Mason Fruit Jars, Glass and. China Berry Sets and Nappies, and Glassware of all Kinds : : Tumbler* a dozen and up; Sherbet upi 6oc a set; Water Sets 6oc to 75c; Hanny Lemon Juice Extractors. Imported China ware, Decorated and Plain Dishes of all Kinds at Lowest Prices PURE ARTIFICIAL ICE Made from Distilled Water Prices the Lowest Delivered Every Morning Strain Bros. Phone 43 Black North Main St. Three distinct types of Family Machines Vibrating, Oscillating, Automatic Let us show you one. If our local representative has not called, write the SINGER MANF’G CO., Si Supplies for all known makes —THE— DEERING IDEAL MOWERS, BINDERS, REAPERS and RAKES BEET CULTIVATORS TOOLS STEEL RANGES, STOVES, HARDWARE, GROCERIES H. GERSTENLMJER Denier in and Repairer of Watches, Clocks and Jewelry of Every Description Located at MYERS DRUG STORE A DAY IN- DENVER An opportunity of spending a day in th^ Queen City of the Plains, will be given on SUNDAY, AUGUST 16 The Sautn Fe will ran a Special Excursion Train ou that date, leaving Lamar at 1:11 a. tn. and arriving in Denver at 9:30 a. m. Return ing train will leave Denver at 8:00 p. m. Elitch’s Garden and Theater, Manhattan Beach Chrystal Theater and City Park There will also be a League Game of Baseball between the Denver and Kansas City clubs. Seeing Denver Observation Cars will take yon 25 miles over the best part of Denver for 25c. Round Trip from Lamar $5.20 _Q We have just received a case of CLOCKS like cut, and while nb Hi) they last we will make you a p* g'V Special Price of Regular price $l.OO to $1.25 We are in a position to supply you with any Watch, Clock, Silverware, Jewelry on the market at the very lowest prices. Eyes tested free; Spectacles and Eye Glasses fitted at lowest possible prices McLEAN BROS. Leaders in Drugs, Stationery & Jewelry. P p° r n E b 4 c.tv D HR A CT The Cash : DELIVERY J I I Li £ I Grocer | | Headquarters for cash buyers who like to get the best possible values for their money. Remem ber that I pay cash for country produce. | GEO. T. FEAST, Grocer ► Foley Bldg., cor. Railroad Ave. and Main SL, East Side, Lamar, Colo. [ P. S.—HENS WANTED. Will pay part cash and part trade. J > 3d ANNUAL FAIR of the j: • Co. MANAGEMENT promises a better program and more «; ! ASS II extensive displays than ever before seen here. Special efforts <; at I are being made in the live stock and agricultural departments. I t LAMAR The racing and track performances will be first-class. Unrivaled program for Frontier Day—Thursday, August 27. ' \ ; Oil Grounds lit up at night by electricity. ; I g g g'gw Vaudeville show. * Moving pictures. * j Merry-go-rounds. Dancing pavilion. 27 A general good time con inually. I C Something Doing all the Time Attend It and Enjoy Yourselves! And just what you will have if you do business with .... "-•-= ~ ~ -ESTABLISH FID 1867 : ■ 9 DIAMOND \ i H * T JB I r -1 ■ More than one- >n the fruit trade A I 1 " I third of a century in Chicago. MACK I ft will pay individual shippers, associa* tions and car lot shippers to write us. Facilities second to none in this market y M 111 for prompt disposal of the products of the 111 farm at top market prices. fM Agents and'Distributors for I Rocky Ford and Colorado Cantaloupe