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VOLUME XVIII. County Notes [From the Holly Nnwe.l Holly does not mean to give np building of a bridge across the Ar kansas. Tbis is sadly needed, and as a matter of right and justice should be built. • *» We understand that Jerry Watson has just procured a pension of $8 per month, with back pay from Feb ruary 1899, for disabilities contract ed while in service during the war with Spain. Congratulations, old man. [From the Amity Optimist| Down at Fowler they are kicking because beets are not coming in fast enough for shipment. It’s different here, where it is difficult to get cars enough to transport the crop as fast as it comes in. .** A Mexican nicknamed Shorty, who is working at the beet farm, quite badly stabbed in the hip Mon day night. The knife only missed the femoral artery by a hair, other wise there would have been a differ ent story to tell. Knife play among the Mexicans is a common thing and it cannot be learned whether the cutting affray was an affair between two belligerents, or was mere pastime Dr. Greenard fixed up the wounded man, and he will be topping beets in a day to two. ••• [ From tbe Orauada Times.] Frank Keairns has purchased the stock of goods from N. Zeller and is again doing business at tbe old stand. • * • '?■ F. S Butcher, our capable road overseer, worked a crew of men on the road running south from here, the latter part of last week. Mr. Butcher has the thanks of all our people, * * * Under Sheriff Frisbie was here, Monday, looking for the men who robbed the safe of the Union hotel at Lamar. He secured a coople of suspects near the home of Geo. Bax ter, and took them to Lamar. Colorado's Agricultural Resources. “Nearly 2,000 tons of beets per day are being hauled into Rocky Ford by the Santa Fe and still the factory complains that the beets are not being moved fast enough. The quality of the beets is np to the standard of last year, and although it has been an unfortunate season for beets as well as everything else, the acreage is large and the total tounage will be fully as large as last season. This is the fourth cam paign of the Rocky Ford beet sugar factory. The first campaign 40,000 tons of beets were received; the sec ond 76,000 tons; and the third year over 100,000 tons. The beet crop in the Arkansas valley this season will probably bring the farmers nearly $500,000. There are about 1,500 growers in the valley.”—Pueblo Chieftain. No better proof of the importance of Colorado's agricultural resources could be given than is contained in the above paragraph. It is only a few years ago that the entire district in which these bounti ful crops are being raised was an arid plain, fit only for grazing. By the magic of irrigation it has been transformed into as fertile farm land as any in the country, and far more profitable than most of the farms of the East. The $500,000 which will be dis tributed among the 1,500 beet grow ers of the Arkansas valley this sea son seems a large sum, but it is only a starter. The future of the sugar industry in this State is asssured, and its development means wealth and prosperity for every agricultural district in which the crop can be successfully raised. —State Journal. Chief Justice John Campbell. Chief Justice John Campbell is the only republican member of tbe State Supreme Court. The bench and the public are in full accord up on tbo principle that considerations of party advantage or expediency should not be permitted to influence judicial decisions, and it is equally true that instances where judges have allowed partisan bias to infln ence them in their official actions are uncommon in tbis state. Yet our judges are human and if are weak, or are trained politicians, they The Lamar Register SO THE PEOPLE MAY KNOW WE ARE preparing ourselves for a magnificent and beautiful display of Holiday Goods in a very short time. Our purchases this year exceed by considerable that of any other year. In quality and price we believe we can offer far better values than has ever been attempted in this valley before. Every article we sell will be fully guaranteed or money refunded as cheerfully as we take it. We do not handle any trashy goods; such are dear at any price. We ask you to look forward to what we have to say in this space next week THE UP-TO-DATE DRUG COMPANY PostofTlce Building, Lamar, Colorado may bo swayed by party considera tions either consciously or uncon-1 sciously, The supreme court is frequently called upon to decide matters upon which the political parties are divid ed, and that court should be compos ed of members of both political par ties, that one side may act as a check upon the other if a tendency to favor political partisans should arise. The strongest and most logical reason, however, why Justice Camp bell should be re elected is that he has shown by his nine years service on the supreme bench that he is es peoially fitted for the duties of the office He has been governed by the law and the facts in his decisions, and bat permitted no partisan bias to creep in. He has shown a wide knowledge of the law, a breadth of mind, and a spirit of fairness and fearlessness that has w/>n the com mendation of the b ir and of the peo pie without regard to politics. He has been tried in this high and responsible position and found satis factory and there is no logic in the proposition to supersede him for the purpose of experimenting with the gentleman whom the democrats have nominated for that office, and who has been a very active democratic politician.—Colorado Springs Tele graph. Canada Gets "Something.” It is hardly to be supposed that any well informed Cana dian really believed that there was the slightest chance for a decision favorable to the Canadian conten iju by the Boundary commission. The whole contention on the part of Canada seems to have been carried on with the hope that if the United States could be induced to arbitrate that Canada might get “something” as a compromise between the arbi trators. In this she has suceeded although her reward is very small. The Portland canal or inlet is at the lower extremity of the Alaskan strip along tbe coast. The boundary line which formerly passed through the center of this canal, has been moved to the north or Alaskan shore which gives Canada the use of the canal and two or three small islands which divide its waters. With this exception the United States has not lost an inch of terri* tory. The two countries will now proceed to confirm the decision by treaty and the question will be set tied for all time for which blessing Americans are duly thankful.—Ex. Empire Valley. Mrs. Frank Lay is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Asher, at Salida, Colo. Tests received from sugar beets delivered are highly satisfactory, sev oral fields producing beets carrying upwards of 18 per cent sweetness. About all ranch cattle have been brought in from the summer range and will now be fed that most nu tritious and growth and fat produc ing feed, alfalfa. omci iTE-srspz.x*EH or covitty LAMAR. PROWERS COUNTY. COLORADO, WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 28, 1903. A run of domestic water is promis led the water users under the Fort Lyon on the lower division tbis week. Frank Lay has been rewarded in his efforts to get soft water. Last Saturday the well drillers struck a strong vein at a dept of 440 feet and the water raised up over 100 feet in a few minutes. They are pumping and drilling expecting to get a flow strong enough to raise up to the sur face. Dan Stucky and family leave to morrow (Wednesday) overland for a visit with relatives and friends at Canon City. E. J. Wagner returned from Rock ford, 111, last week, to which point be took his wife some three mouths ago. His wife's health has improv ed greatly, and her physicians advise a longer residence there. E. J. is now shaping his interests here'with that idea in view. We will miss this most estimable couple, and trust that conditions will favor their re turn to their fine farm home in Col orado. Elder Harrison addressed a good sized audience at May Valley last Sunday afternoon. A boy baby has come to the home of Ira MeVey, and has now a two week’s start towards majority days, 8. M. IRWIN’S /*ggg||jagi®9 Mid=Winter Millinery COMMENCING WEDNESDAY. OCT. 28 CLOSING SATURDAY NIGHT j* j* If HP dress hats Strictly up-to-date now ready to show Street Hats at Half 1-1 W - Price during this Opening pjKZ ' MISS EDITH SWINGMAN, Trimmer ' from St Lonis, Mo. *Tp I—l T~? ▲ fr\ NORTH MAIN ST. 11l IZf 1* 1 LAMAR, COLO. LAMPS, LAMPS, LAMPS. The finest assortment'of lamps you never saw before j* a* j* German, English, French and Haviland China in endless variety. DECORATED DINNER HND TEH SETS. American and Englisn White ware, Granite, Copper and Tinware. when he will no doubt vote the old G. O. P., ticket as regularly as Ira himself does. T. C. Henry, whose dealing with tue and others has given him nation al renown, was accompanied by Sen ator J. R. Burton, of Kansas, in a drive through May Valley, last Sat urday. Momentous interests and ques tions "are to be settled at Las Ani mas at the next annual meeting, the first Monday in December and our water cousumers will attend in a solid phalanx. Our roads are deep in dust but not nearly so rough and “chucky” as they would be but for the fact that a great many wide tired wagons are in use and press in the dust where the narrow wheels cut out. A rebate of taxes on team and wide tired wagons should be allowed as an incentive and inducement for an enlarged use of wide tired wagons, that would solve to a large extent the good roads problem in Prowers county. Rio. J Stock Ewes For Sale 1100 ewes, nearly all four year old.] IT rams to go with flock. Address, G. B. Huntington, Lamar, Colorado. WANTED—Alfalfa hay, by the Colo rado Baling Co. Tailor Made SUITS CLOAKS ...AND... JACKETS For Everybody W. J. JOHNSTON] ♦ “Sc, TV 80 I ppA CT The Cash j] delivery | Zf /\ _£ 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 St., East Side, Lamar, Colo. P. S HENS WANTED. Will pay part cash and part trade. I have just placed on my tables the largest and best selected stock ol Tailor Made Suits Ladis’ Cloaks and Children’s Cloaks ever shown in eastern Colorado And at the Lowest Prices 8 Pages NUMBER 20.