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THE LAMAR REGISTER.
T. 3C. DOTTaHTT City Xdltor JLBSTEJLCTS The only set of Numerical Abstracts of the Records of Prowers County. Abstracts to Farm and City Proper ty furnished on shortest no tice. Also owners of Bald win, Jay dk Co.'s Abstracts of Prowers County Rec ords previous to the fire of 1888. Terms reasonable. Address, PROWERS COUNTY ABSTRACT CO. L«mM. Colorado MONEY TO LOAN Plenty of Cheap Money for good Farm and City Loans. Call and see me. L. WIRT MARKHAM. Mrs. E. A. Bannister and daughter, went to Granada today to yisit relativ es. Arthur and Prank Morehouse came down from Boulder to spend the holidays at home. Mrs. J. A. McDowell left today for an extended visit with relatives at her old home in Pennsylvania. Granby Hillyer spent yesterday and today at the state capital watching po litical developments. Mrs. L. P. Mathews, and children, of Holly, were visiting with Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Friend this week. RC. Goodale came down from Fort Collins, where he is attending college, to spend the holidays at home. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Quandt, of La Junta, spent Christmas here with their daughter, Mrs. J. T. Bradshaw. Ernest Everett left today for Miller, Ohio, where his wife is visiting relatives. He will be away about one month. Mias Glen Robinson went to Long mont early in the week, to spend the holidays with friends in that vicinity. Elwin S. Auman of Freeport, Illinois, is in Lamar this week visiting with bis brother, Rev. 0.-W. Auman, and family. Mrs. Jennie Corey is at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Martin, and will visit with them for a couple of weeks. ||Episcopal services were held last Thursday evening at the Christian church, Rev. Sohotield conducted the services. All the Lamar merchants report a splendid holiday trade, and it certainly looked like a city on the business streets the past week. Miss Mable Stream returned from Galesburg, Illinois, last Thursday, after having a most pleasant sojourn there of about two months. Miss Fannie Dodds entertained the teachers of the Lamar schools, last Fri day svening, A very delightful time was had by the guests. Reg. Garvin was at home Christmas, I visiting with his parents. He has a good position at La Junta with the Santa Fe but he enjoys coming to Lamar. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J. Mourning have come down from Pueblo to spend the holidays with relatives and friends. Their children are also with them. Ford Steward, of Rocky Ford, is in town visiting with his brother, Ed. Ford says we have a nice town and that it is destined to be bigger and nicer. Mrs. G. J. Garvin entertained a few friends at dinner last Thursday evening. Miss Glen Robinson was the guest in honor of whom the dinner was given. Mr. and Mrs. Garland Marshall and ohildren, of Las Animas, are visiting with their friends, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cooper. They probably will remain a week or more. Austin Howes, who formerly resided here with his parents, but who later went to Colorado Springs, has returned to Lamar and will probably take up a permanent residence. Well, yes, it’s cold, but we have the consolation of knowing that our cold spells only last a few days at 9 time and that the good old sunshine will soon warm things up again. Roy Vest, of the local office of The Colorado Telephone went to Colo rado Bprings last week and spent a couple of days attending to business matters requiring his attention. Prof. E. R Jones and County Super intendent J. A. Roeebrough went to Denver Monday night to attend the B tale Teachers’ Association meeting. They will be absent about four days. Howard and Valdo Wilson, sons of W. J. Wilson, who is well known to the people of this vicinity, came down from Dsnver last Monday and will put in a fsw days visiting with friends in the oounty. John J. Hagaman and wife came down from La Junta last Saturday and visited with their relations for a few days. They were rather surprised to see so much stir In Lamar, although it seemed nothing unusual to our people. Last Monday, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Markham, while play ing, accidentally fell against a hot stove and severely burned himself around the mouth. The little fellow received prompt attention and is getting along nicely, but his injury will cause much pain for some time. S. W. Goodale, chief clerk of the sur veyor general’s office at Denver, is visit ing his parents here during the holidays. He is accompanied by bis young son, C. C. Goodale, Jr. The lucky winners of prizes at the McLean drug store were Mrs. G. R Linville for the fish set, R. M. Zeigler the doll and C. J. Linville the water wheel and engine. It is not often that offenders against the law have the nerve to work bogus checks on public officials to pay fines, but they do sometimes. Just ask some of our peace officers. Train No. 10, the new California mail going east at 10:45 in the evening, stops at Las Animas and Lamar and is a flag stop at Granada and Holly, helping lo cal travel to a considerable extent. Mr. Tuttle, of the great north side, re turned this wesk from a visit to Mis souri. and reports the storm here light compared with what they were having there, St. Joe having a genuine blizzard. Milo Shelton came down from Dela gua and vißited among bis old friends Saturday and Sunday. His friends were glad to see him, but some hardly knew him with the big mustache he was wear ing. The beautiful buggy, which has been displayed in Huddleston’s window for a long time, and which was raffled, has passed into the possession of Jim Webb, who was the lucky individual ia the raffle. , Miss Margaret Leatherman came home the latter part of last week, to spend the holidays with her parents. Miss Leatherman is attending the Uni versity at Boulder and will return there next week. This is the week most of the papers make their annual write-up of the year’s progress, but the Register is too muchly filled up with the belated county work to attempt anything of the kind for a few weeks. John W. Prowers, postmaster and merchant of Caddoa, was here yesterday and today, transacting some business. He reports that the bridge at Caddoa is being repaired and will soon be in shape for travel. Dr. E. M. Manning writes from Dan ville, Arkansas, to congratulate his old time friends on republican Colorado, and also informs us that many old moss back counties in Arkansas elected re publican officials this year. Hon. A. E. Bent has been confined to his bed all the past week with a severe attack oj grippe, but is much better now, and able to be out again. He leaves with his family tomorrow night for Denver, where they will make their home. One of our enterprising firms is eo well pleased with their holiday trade that they authorize the Register to an nounce that any child, that did not re ceive a gift on Christmas, can apply at this office and be furnished with a nice present free. The pupils and teachers at the school house on the hill surprised Janitor J. J. O’Donnell last Friday afternoon, by pre senting him with an elegant rocking chair. Mr. O’Donnell sincerely appre ciated the gift and the good feeling that prompted its bestowal. The Ladies Aid of the M. E. Church will meet with Mrs. Woodard, Jan. 5 and will take orders for making aprons and plain sewing. Give your wants to some member of the Aid. Let all the members and friends be present as the election of officers will occur. E. B. Leatherman last week sold the farm, which Les Cook has been renting, to C. C. Farnham, of Marysville, Mis souri. The price paid was SOO per acre. Mr. Farnham will move here with his family in the spring. He is a prosper ous farmer and is well pleased with pros pects here. Last Thursday night, the installation of officers of the Lamar Lodge No. 90, A. F. AA. M., took place. The new of ficers are L. F. Adams, W. M., Wm. Dargie, S. W., E. R Jones, J. W., W. J. Johnston, J. D., J. A. Williams and Frank Means, Stewards, and Fred Lynob, Tyler. W. A. Zimmer went home last night, and spent the greater part of the hours of darkness trying to keep the house warm. He kept up good fires but the house would not warm. This morning while complaining, Mrs. Zimmer calmly asked him why he didfi’t shut the front door. And the joke is on Zimmer. The masons bad their annual St. John’s banquet last night. The rooms of the masonic temple were all utilized. The lodge rooms were need for the re ception and program, and downstairs the banquet was spread. The number in attendance was not as large as ex pected, several causes preventing, but all who did attend, about seventy-five, had an excellent time. C. R Doane of the Big Bend region saw a man prowling around his house Saturday nignt who refused to answer when spoken to and took a shot at him. He was brought to town Sunday and proved to be a demented man who bad a ticket through to Indiana but had got off the train at Prowers and wandered around the country for a day and night. Relatives came on the first of the week and took him home. Died —On Tuesday, after a short ill ness from pneumonia, Murray, the little one year old son of Dr. and Mrs. John Fewkee. The funeral services were held from the home this afternoon and the little one now sleeps in Riverside cemetery. The baby( was a bright and lovable child and will be sadly missed by the parents and family. In the great affliction which has befallen them they have the deepest sympathy of their frienda. During the services at the Methodist church last Sunday night, some one t probably for a joke, turned out the lights. A joke like that might prove very serious to the perpetrator, should he be caught. Better look up the “sta toots.” W. L. Morehouse, who has been in Denver for several weeks, returned to Lamar a couple of days ago, and will re main for a while. He will then join his wife and daughter in California, for the rest of the winter. Miss Geneva More house also returned from Denver for the holidays, but will return there next week. There was some disturbance last Sat urday night Some parties celeorated with too much red liquor, and when Marshall Rubsoll undertook to keep them quiet, they resented it. There was a fight, and some of the boys landed in the cooler. Police Judge Myers gave them a hearing Monday morning and gave them a dose whioh will cause them to reflect, before they get into another such a scrape. Advertise Lamer and Vicinity. At a meeting at the Commercial club room last Friday night a number of cit izens were present and discussed meth ods and plans for advertising Lamar and vicinity. Rev. G. W. Connel of the Presbyterian church was present and gave a very interesting and instructive talk on the subject of advertising in general and the methods used on the Pacific coast. He was listened to atten tively and was unanimously requested to be present and make a talk at the mass meeting which it was decided to hold on Saturday, December 31, at the opera house. A committee on advertis ing was appointed consisting of L. Wirt Markham, W F McCue and G A Watson. A finance committee consisting of T J Sayler, E B Leatherman and C S Smith was also appointed. A committee con sisting of C C Goodale, W C Gould and M Strain was chosen on arrangroents for the big mass meeting on Saturday. Every body should turn out. Empire Valley. The first real touch of winter came upon ns Monday. Mrs. Mint Snyder, of Oasa del Rio visited with her parents several days last week. The larger portion of the beet crop has been disposed of. Mr. Wm. Swift, living on the Church farm, was suddenly taken with cerebral hemorage while in the field irrigating, last Sunday after noon. He complained to his son in law, Mr. Roberts, who was with him, of a severe pain in his head, and a moment later he uttered a cry of pain and fell to the ground unoon* scions. Help was summoned and he was carried to the house. The doe tor was called but saw at onoe he oould do nothing. Mr. Swift lived till 8 o’clock Monday morning. His wife and three children who are vis iting at Bolliver, Mo., are expected to return this Tuesday morning. Mr. Swift was a good Christian man, and the sympathy of the entire common* ity goes out to the sadly bereaved family. English in Paris Anglomania ls still Increasing in Paris. Formerly one used to hear of la balle, le Jeu de paume, la raquette. le ballon, etc.; to-day everybody says M mous falsons du sport, du rowing, du yachting, du football, du tennis, du geU,” etc. Open-Air School in Germany. The town of Charlottenburg. near Berlin, has an open-air school. Each child brings his own cup and helps to cook his dinner, peel the potatoes, etc., while a succession of classes are held on every conceivable subject The school was attended during the summer by 119 children, who were al lowed a free railway Journey dally. Needing a New Plow? We have all the various members of the Plow family assembled at our store ready for you to step in and pick out the one you are in need of. These plows are made by the well known makers, Jno. Deere Plow Go., and are a marvel of strength and utility. We have Beet Plows and all other kinds of PLOWS ALSO DAIN'S HAY TOOLS C. C. Huddleston . - . ... . - ... d IN wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year we wish to thank you for your liberal patronage during the year about to close. This year has been one of the most pros perous years we have had in Lamar and our holiday trade has almost doubled any previous year’s. We wish to call your at tention to the fact that we have a few Toys, Game Boards, Novelties, Medallions and some fancy China to close out at your own price. Come and select some before all are gone, as we don’t want to carry any holiday goods over. Again wishing you a Happy New Year, we are Yours Truly, The Reliable Druggists McLEAN BROS. I t THE FAIR WM. WARBURG, PROP. Opera House Block, South /lain Street, Lamar * A Card to the Public We extend thanks to the public for the liberal patronage given us during the holidays and throughout the year. The great increase In our business proves that the people appreciate a store which gives them value received for their money. We are still In line with a complete stock of Queensware, Granite ware and Tinware. 1 ADVERTISE LAMAR An important mass meeting for advertising Lamar and vicinity will be held at 2:30 p. m. on Saturday, Dec. 31 at the Opera House All the men, women and children in the community, both town and country, are wanted at this meeting. Ev erybody can help and be of benefit. No subscription scheme. Come and bring your neighbors. We will inter est all of you. COMMITTEE FOR TBADE—First-Class Stock Ranch, in Baca oountv. Well improved plenty of water and timber. Will trade for good alfalfa farm under Fort Lyon canal. C. S. Smith. Stockholders’ Mooting. The regular annual meeting of stock holders of the First National Bank of Lamar. Colo., will be held at the bank ing room on Tuesday, January 10,1905, at 4 o’clock p. m., for the purpose of electing a board of directors for the en suing year ano the transaction of such other business aa may properly come be fore it. 1 W. C. Gould, Cashier. Denning’s gallery is open at all times. ( Call and see bis new pictures. DE. WILBUR P. NOYES Practice limited to the medi cal and surgical diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat. Glasses fitted. Office hours 9 to 12 and 2 to 5. State Bank Block, Lamar, Colo 1 i |/ A J^IDYSPEPSIA CURE M M M W II ■ DIGESTS WHAT YOU EAT M ■ Tho 00 bottle contain* tlm*«the trial aft*. whirl aaUa ft* •# hM mimiid only at t«i ukratoit or ■ mVW wM \r ■ b. c. d.witt & company. Chicago, ill. For Sale by I. H. MYERS C. B. Thoman has the best line of fire insurance. He writes farm risks. If you want Pepso-Quinine we sell it at 10c a box. You take the risk. Mc- Lean Bros. Tennia Rackets and Balls at cost at McLean’s Drug Store. Fine line of Stationery and Books juat in, at McLean's Drug Store. For Chapped Lipe uae Rapid Cure Cream, My era’ Pharmacy. Chaps cured by Rapid Cure Cream Myers' Pharmacy. $20,000 just received for farm loans. No delays. L. Wirt Markham. Rapid Cure Cream samples, Myers Pharmacy. For bargains in farm lands go to 0. 15. Thoman. $20,000 just received for farm loans. No delays. L. Wirt Markham. Pepeo-Qutnine at McLean's - Drug Store 10c. Chapped Hand? Try Rapid Cure Cream. Myers' Pharmacy. For oheap town lota se« O. B Thoman. Dr. A. W. Seabnry, physician and snrgeon. Offices on seoond floor of Irwin bnilding, Fast Main street. For chapped hands and face try our Moes Rose Cream. McLean Bros., the reliable druggists.