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VOLUME XX. County Notes. [From the Holly Chieftain) Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Chenoweth moved this week into the bouse they recently purchased of O. H. Adams. • •• Express shipments of cantaloupes are quite heavy from this point, but owing to the small acreage no car load shipments will be made. The growers are netting over one dollar a crate. • • • Mrs. A. B Butler of Newton, Kan sas, was here Wednesday and pur chased 1,000 acres of land near the state line. Mrs. Butler owns 10,- 000 acres of land in western Kansas and in making this purchase of Col| orado land she shows an unbounded faith in the future of the great west. • • • A young man named Joseph Reg ers, who has been working at the sugar factory, waß seriously injured by a train at the depot Wednesday morning, having a hip dislocated and one of his legs broken. We were unable to learn how the acci dent happened. The injured man was taken to a Pueblo hospital yes terday morning. Some of the Holly sports went out to the beet farm Sunday afternoon to witness a game of base ball be tween the Amity nine and the beet growers’ league team. The game broke the season’s record for runs, in fact it was foot racing around the diamond from start to finish, and at tbe close of the game the score was something like 400 to 050 in favor of tbe shoe dealer. • • • (From the Granada Time*.) There were 37 persons in the Bane &. Basset excursion this week. About 30 others who will be here, went through to Rocky Ford and Denver. • • • A. N. Parrish, of Lamar, and brother, Dr. John Parrish, of Van dalia, Missouri, were here Sunday, visiting their old friend, Postmaster Davis. • *« The Fair at Lamar was a success ful event. The attendance from here was greater than ever before and nearly every sue speaks very highly of this year’s fair. The management deserves great credit for their successful efforts. • * • Our school opened with a good attendance and everything moying in perfect order. As the principal and all the teachers were here last year, work began from the first day. All the pupils seem enthusiastic and the outlook is bright for an excep tional year’s work. • * • Last Thursday, while getting ready to go to the fair at Lamar, J obn Dugger, the 10-year-old son of Mrs. Mary Dogger, of the North Side, was thrown from a horse and had his leg broken. Both bones were broken near the ankle and the larger again just below the knee. Tbe young man had ridden to a neigh bors to get a neckyoke and it is thought the neckyoke in the rider’s band scared the horse and caused it to thiow him. We are glad to re port the injured man getting along nicely. Our Ability to Do. Mr. Rockfeller expounds our duty to the Deity by saying that “our re quirements are only as He hath giv en us ability to do.” Of course our abilities vary. Some of us are able to do the whole United States, and some must be content with doing a small fraction of the community, while others regard themselves suc cessful if they can do their immed iate neighbor. We think Mr. Rock efeller, who seems to speak for the Deity, will grant the assurance of Lord’s favor if we “do” the best we can according to our cramped oppor tunities, for opportunities as well as abilities must be taken into account. —Chicago Evening Post. Empire Valley C. C. Sterrett left last week to look over the states of Washington and Oregon. E. P. Thurston left for Summit ville, Ind., Thursday morning on reoeipt of a telegram anuounoiug The Lamar Register i SPECIAL r OUR BOOKS ARE HERE #*■■*%*% | School Supplies of the special We have plenty of every- 0 ■ LJ Mft I Q H I# jj kinds specified by the different thing you need A|| n Mill MIJII |\ g teachers You are sure to get GET YOUR LISTS READY wwiewwa- v w E the right kind here 1 NOTICE I We are headquarters for all the books and sup plies used in the city and county schools. We have every book that* was adopted by the school boards YOU RUN NO CHANCES HERE IN PETTING WRONG BOOKS THE UP-TO-DATE DRUG COMPANY The largest institution of its kind in the Arkansas valley Postoffice Building, Lamar, Colo. the serious illness of bis aged father at that place. At the annual meeting of the Big Bend Telephone company last week but little change in the board of di rectors was made. The board re appointed E. R. Hobbs an manager and tbe system will continue to grow iu importance. Onr road overseer has completed about two miles of much needed road work in May Valley, the past two weeks. Ed. Otten has rented the J. D. Martin farm and is now perparing ground for wheat. J. B. Davis and sons will farm the D. B. Nowells ranoh near the Markham school house. Tha heavy rains of Friday and Saturday nights wet the ground to a depth to make fall plowing and seed ing conditions perfect. The sugar beet area has had bd abundance of moisture both applied and by precipitatioo, and all fields promise an extraordinary yield rang ing from 18 to 30 tons per acre and the longer experience and better cultivation will give an increase of from five to seven tons per acre over any previous year. Miss Fraucis Seastedt, of Wataga, ills., visited with your correspond ent’s family last week. Mr. and Mrs. John Marker of La mar Sundayed at W. P. James’ ranch yeaterday. Jason James has sold his land holding and improvments to Mr. Diokason. Jason expects to move to Lamar next month. G. W. Griffith began the winter term of sohool at Clover Meadow last Monday, with a large enrollment. Rio. Red Turkey Wheat This is a bearded wheat that has been grown in the west with greater success than any other winter wheat that has yet been tested. This wheat originally came from one of the very best wheat regions of Russia. Some years ago the Kansas experiment station tested nearly fifty varieties of wintei wheat. It was found that Turkey Red wheat was one of the best yielding and most hardy varie ties in this experiment. The millers of Kansas and Secretary Cobarn of the state board of agriculture im ported a considerable quantity of this wheat for seed pnrposes. It was well distributed over the wheat area of the state and proved to be a very OFFICIiLL 03T rRD-JFERS CDT7ITTT LAMAR. PROWERS COUNTY. COLORADO, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 13. 1905. desirable milling wheat, and the State of Kausas is today regarded as the greatest winter wheat state iuthe Union. Some of the best and purest of this Turkey Red wheat in Kansas was brought into Nebraska by Mr. S. G. Bassett, secretary of tbe stato board of agriculture. This was grown near Gibbons, Nebraska, this last year. The Agronomy depart ment of the State Agricultural Col lege has been able to secure one hundred bushels of this pure strain of the original stock of Turkey Red imported from Russia by Secretary Coburn and tbe millers of Kansas. Fifty bushels of this wheat has been placed with the Lamar Milling and Elevator company of Lamar, Colora do, to be distributed iu fifty to two hundred pound lots to tbe farmers desiring a good sized seed plot to furnish seed for the general field next year. Fifty bushels have also been plac ed with B. F. Hottel of the Lindell Mills, Fort Collins, Colorado, to be distributed in like manner to tbe farmers of tbe Poudre Valley and the adjacent wheat region of North ern Colorado. These millers have agreed to distribute this wheat at cost to all farmers desiring same The wheat costs $1.20 per bushel f. o. b. cars, GibboDs. Nebraska. The freight from there to point of distri bution will be added to this price, making the retail price to the farm er. It is to be hoped that a number of farmers will take advantage of this opportunity for improving their seed stock of this remarkably hardy and superior milling type of winter wheat. The Desire for Notoriety. After all, “Fads and Fancies” and the other bookabont America’s smart set were no different except in price from a score of publications in which persons with money to spare or to waste have been immortalized in print with tbeir portraits attached. Any county iu this broad land which could raise the price has had a county history adorned with biog raphies and portraits of its eminent men, for each of which the publish ers exacted from SSO up. A veteran newspaperman ooce said that in his mind humanity was divided into two classes —those who wanted to keep their names out of the those who wanted to got them in; and be added that the latter so far outnumbered the former that there was no comparison. Other newspa per men of long vxpHrience have come to tho same conclusion; in truth, no other is possible. Aud the projectors of tho qounty histories and the “Men of ’i'odny” and the “Brilliant Men of Business” and “Fads and Fancies’’ all reached like decisions aud acted upon them. “Fails and Fancies” differed from the ethers only in being more ex pensive— a difference which no doubt highly commended itself to many of its patrons —ami in tho hluckguard methods which some of its solicitors employed to furthertboir trade. But the chief secret of tho success of all such publications is in the hanker ing of so many persons to see them selves pleasantly an 1 even effusively described on the printed page. — New Bedford Standard. Colorado Agriculture. It is a poor tiim* of the year to study tho agriculture of any part of the Uuitod States For that pur pose one should select the season of growing crops, when everything is green and nourishing. This is the time of harvest, and matured crops are like statistics, valuable, but to many persons both dry aud uninte resting. People who will take the trouble to look iuto such mutters will find that under our system of irrigation Colorado’s agriculture is more profit able than that of almost any other state in the union. It is intensive, requiring close attention and a great deal of work in proportion to tbe area cultivated. But the returns are large, and on a few acres a good Colorado farmer can make as much money as a Kansas or Missouri farm er on a large tract nf land. Luigi* yields are secured here be cause of several different factors at work in the farmer’s favor. The cli mate is on hiH k ide, because of the larger percentage of sunshine. This favorable condition causes plants to grow rapidly anti improves the qual ity of much that is produced. There seems also to be something in tho soil which promotes vigorous crop growth. But what is of chief im portance is the direct and timely ap plication of water in irrigation NV’beu a growing crop needs rain, the Colorado fanner irrigates it, whereas the Kansas or Missouri farm er must let it suffer, and thus in tnanv seasons the Kuushh biiJ Mis sonri harvests show n shor age. Water being the m -t important < f all factors in crop growth, ability to apply it wbeu needed is of almost inestimable value to the farmer. To one who appreciates consider ations of this kind it is not surpris ing that Colorado farmers secure enormous yields and that tbe quality of what they produce is as a rule of very high grade, Colorado canto loupes are famous throughout the United States. Greeley potatoes are counted among the best produced in this country. Grand .Junction anil Delta peaches are not surpassed in flavor by tho fruit of any other part of the union. Colorado alfalfa has no superior as a stock feeding hay, and lambs fattened on it com mand the top price in the large mar kets of the East. The rapid de velopment of the beet sugar industry in reeent years testifies to the ad vantages of Colorado in both soil and climate for the production of beets containing a high percentage of sugar and yielding a large tonnage per ncre. The story of Colorado’s agricult ure is too long to be told in the space of a short newspaper article, but every one who understands it recognizes the highly important part which crop production plays in the growth and prosperity of this state. —Denver Republican. BIG TARANTULA IN PRISON. Interesting Pet Prisoner In Ohio State Penitentiary. Besides tho big yellow rat catcher Tabby and the Maltese I)an, which will do all the tricks commonly done by dogs, such as Jumping through the hands, sitting up to “say his prayers." etc., the Ohio penitentiary boasts an other interesting pet. He arrived re cently from the sunny south In a bunch of bananas and Is a great tar antula. which looked so ferocious they put him in solitary confinement on sight, although no misdemeanors can be proved against him. When stand ing with his legs spread out he just fills the bottom of the pint milk bottle In which he Rlept last night. A hole was cut In the cover for air and Mex ico Pete, as the guards have named him, did very well last night, but will require larger quarters when he de sires to exercise. His chief amusement was tying into bundles the numerous flies which by some odd song or perfume were at tracted into his bottle. Those he couldn’t eat he spun a chain around and laid by for future provisions. Pete is dark red and very hairy—for his covering is too long and coarse to be simply "fuzzy”—and although he has ten legs, like any tarantula, his body is larger, and he has a head some thing like a turtle’s. He is also blessed with a ravenous appetite and his mouth could be plainly seen opening and closing last night, already In an ticipation of his morning breakfast of bananas. | Epoch-Making SHOE If you condense the last ten years into paragraphs describing woman’s progress, one of these would be ‘Queen Quality Shoes.” They arc worn today by thousands ol women who find in them the Exact Duplicate of a Custom-Built Shoe, — the same materials, fit and style, only at less cost. The best expert cannot tell the difference. To all appearances it is a custom shoe to ordered measurements. Try it once Boots $3.00 Oxfords $2.50 1 Special Styles 50c extra Past Color Eyelets used exclusively Our Quecnsware Department - Is complete and up-to-date. You can find just what 2 you were looking for. 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