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VOLIBE XX. County Notes. TFroa the Holly Chieftain I Under Sheriff Lynch of Lamar spent Sunday in Holly. • • • Mrs. E. E. Butler of Lamar Sun dayed in Holly, the guest of her son, N. E. Butler, our popular merchant. • • • Contranctor Endsley finished the oement walks last Saturday evening. He has had all sorts of weather to deal with and at all sorts of times This has made the work necessarily •zpensive to him aud has caused some very slight defects in the work in some places, but still the Chief tain thinks that the people are get ting a much better job than is mu t!- ly the case. The crossings are go ing in rapidly and the contractor ex pects to fiuisb these by about Fri day, when he will depart for Santa Fe, N. Mex., where he has a large job awaiting him. * • • fFrom theOransda Timm.] County Clerk Qeo. D. Robinson was in Granada last Saturday. • • • Misses Ruth Scott, Nellie Goodale and Louise Gauss were among the Lamar teachers who attended the as sociation meeting here last Saturday • • • A grading outfit on the new Holly & Swink railroad has be* n lo cated 5 miles north aud one mile east of Granada and telephone con nections were put in Tuesday. • • • An orchestra has been organized in Granada. Several practices have been held and the boys are getting along fine with their music. This is something which should be encour aged, for it will help the town in many ways. The citizens of Grana da should all lend their encourage ment to the enterprise and help them financially if such a thing should be come necessary. They will never have cause to regret it if the orches tra is managed properly. E. P. Morrison is the leader and is an old bandmaster. We gladly welcome the organization of some sort of a musical club. Let all lend them en couragement. Arkansas Valley Notes. The present indications are that the “wet" aldermen acturally were elected in Rocky Ford last year, but as the matter is still going through the grind of the courts, they will probably have the jobs awarded to them about 00 days after their terms of office expire. • • • Since Ik-y Stevens went to Pueb lo insanity has increased until it is necessary to advocate enlarging the asylum. It would be cheaper to lock up Ikey. • * • The dry land boom in western Kansas is still at high tide and fil ings at the Dodge City land office are breaking all past records. • * • Bent county has been having its books exported, and the result shows a heavy shortage in the aocounts of some of the past officials. The bondsmen have come forward and promised to make good all arrears. * * • The fruit prospect in the valley is the best ever known at this time of the year, but there is still the big “if* in the way. It will be two weeks yet before all danger of a freeze is past. Rocky Ford had four incendiary fires started one day last week. All the citizens were favorable to a lit tle “wetness" under the circumstanc es. •* • # Sheriff Brown went to Caddoa Monday and arrested four Mexicans ior killing a deer. Before leaving Caddoa the sheriff investigated the matter and ascertained beyond doubt, that the deer had been hit and kill ed by a train on the Santa Fe and the Mexicans, who worked on the section, simply skinned it and took the meat. He turned them loose. — Las Animas Leader. The great trouble breeder, known to fame as the Denver News, nomi The Lamar Register 25c Grab Sale 25c Soda Fountain Opening In order to clean up our odds and ends in Jewelry SATURDAY, APRIL 14, ’O6 and Fancy Goods, we have placed in our window 0 , , , , , . , _ . __ „ Uur ooda Fountain has been thoroughly renovated about 200 Articles, ranging in price from 25C , . , , , , , , , _ _ . , , , . ~ and overhauled and by the above date we will be to $5.00 (nothing less than 25c) everything . , , / , able to serve you with the finest goes at 25C. No Blanks. You can t lose and may get a Watch, a Clock or other Valtt- Ice CrCQUV Sodct With Crushed FrilltS able Articles | Soda Water all flavors, Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, Egg 1 Phosphates, Lemonade, and all kinds of soda drinks The best is none too good for our customers PHOKE NO. .28 BLACK BROTHERS ******* anted George W. Swiuk, of Rocky Ford, as a republican candidate for governor of Colorado. We will have lo consider the source in thin in stance. Mr. Swink hae probabl) done more for the Arkansas Valley in the boosting line than any other one man. He was the instigator of Watermelon Day and in the recog nized father of the sugar beet indus try, for all of which he is entitled to due credit. From a republican standpoint he is decidedly off-color, politically, having been affiliated with almost every party, exoept the republican during the last teu years The nomination of the News, so far as we are concerned, is respectfully declined. —La Junta Tribune. • • • Everything looks bright for the Springfield Lamar Telephone com pany and arrangements are beiug made to extend the wires over Baca county immediately. Springfield now has first-class telephone service to Lamar and connection there with all points of the compass, besides a central connected with sixteen homes, offices, stores aud ranches and 10 more phones subscribed for, to be placed os soon as the telephone boxes arrive. That connections must and will be established with other points in the couuty in the near future is the verdict of everyone who hae giv en the matter serious consideration. Manager Vest of the Lamar “cen tral" was here six days putting in the fwitch board and placing the phones. He accompanied J. A. Stin son, W. M. Stewart and F. E. Lam port to Vilas Wednesday to consult with C. F. Wheeler about connect ing that place and the county seat by telephone. We are pleased to state that we have assurances that this extension will be made within 00 days. Commissioner Davis is waiting for the arrival of wire to establish a line to his Maxey ranch. Others should lend a helping hand to reach more distant points. The long distance rate to Lamar was changed at a recent meeting of the board of directors of theSpringtield- Lamar company from 35 cents for a three-minute day talk and 25 cents for a three minute night talk to 25 oents for a five minute talk ot frac tion thereof, day or night, and five cents for each additional minute. — Springfield Herald. Paradox Items. Dan Gorman has been setting out a fine lot of trees during the past week. It is reported that Mr. Kemper will remain on the old Bent ranch another year. Ed Mowery is very busy now planting beets for his neighbors. The people here are putting in full time irrigating now, as they wish to wet all their crops before the owners of the Hyde ditch begin to repair it. Mr. Scott has moved onto the old Miller place, now owned by M. o iTEur3x ,^r ,js ©x~ ruo'sjiEus couitt LAMAR. PROWERS COUNTY. COLORADO. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 18. 1906. Strain. Dolly Hoffman aud Eva Vogel went to Carlton Sunday to spend the day with Doliy’s parents. Roy Tedford returned to Kansas Monday. X Ingots From Silverdale Charles Hoag is improving his claim north of the Fort Lyon canal. J. B. Carley will try dry fanning on his claim west of tbo King this year Leslie Sanders and a young lady who came out from Kentucky, were married last week by Fred Williams, J. P They have moved onto August Reyher’s farm for the sum mer. All wish them a happy future Several from this vicinity attend ed the closing exercises of the Pleas ant Valley school last Wednesday. Albert May hew has rented the farm south of Sam Huffman’s, and has begun plowing for corn B. City Dads Visit Lamar. Mayor Bomgardner and Aider man George Burr were Lamar visi tors last Tuesday for the purpose of investigating the workings of the water metre system. They were not favorably impressed by their invisti gatious, and are of the opinion that some plan other than that of Lamar will have to be adopted in this city to be successful. The water plant under the metre system, is not self supporting, and as Mayor Bomgard ner is of the opinion that this item is a very important essential, further investigation will be necessary be fore adopting the metre system in La Junta. —La Junta Tribune. The La Juna officials are rather hoggish. They don’t think an insti tution that gives a net return over expenses of $3,000 per year or half its receipts is self supporting. We would hate to do business with men who have their idea of what is a rea sonable profit. The First Settler. The footsteps of time make many changes in every country, but none more notably or more rapid than iu the Arkansas valley. Less than fifty years ago southeastern Colorado was dominated by Col. William Bent aud his baud of trappers, among whom was Kit Carson, who consider ed the country tit for nothing com mercially but as a field to furnish pelts from the numerous wild ani mals. Fifty years ago there was no thought of the possibilities of the great plains region. Not even the cattle baron or the cowboy had been thought of. When Col. Bent died in 1809, the change had been com ing gradually for a few years that had changed the great plains from the home of the buffalo, and herds of cattle that were the nucleus of the immense herds of later times, were taking the place of the wilder ani mals. Col. Bent only saw the cat tle industry in its infancy, and the wildest imaginings he ever indulged in would not have supplanted the cattle herds with irrigated farms. Even the large body of lain! on which his home was situated, east of town, had no great value in his eyes aud the possibilities of ith soil were left to later dwellers thereon to de velop. These thoughts are the re sult of the fact that on Tuesday the private burial ground on the Bent and Moore families was denuded of its occupants and the bodies taken to tho Las Animas cemetery and re interred. Col. Bent was the first in habitant of the family graveyard, which was situated in a hollow on his own grounds, where a large cot touwood spread its sheltering arms over a large space But the march of improvement" rfks frrosi-tablo and lands are changing hands rapidly and the American of today has little regard for mem<>riea that hav‘nt com mercial value attached The bodies removed consisted of Col. Wm. Bent bis daughter, Mrs. R. M. Moore and hor husband, Judge R. M. Moore and their two sons, Rent and George a grandchild, and an old servitor; Billy Holdsclaw Las Animas Lead- WANTED Information wanted as to the present residence of the follow ing named persons who former ly resided in or near Lamar: ROBERT L. SPENCE JAMES RODGERS WENZEL KLECAN JOHN W. COLEMAN JAMES M. COOPER FRANK E. BRACE Address J. K, Doughty, La mar, Colorado. The Columbia Savings HlllpPH and Loan Association Columbia Bulldinq,"Denver,'eolo. 16 Years of Successful Experience 16 $750,000 or Stock already fully matured and settlements made $*1,500,000 Stock in Force now New Definite Contract Loan Plan pronounced best ever submitted. No Estimates. NO De lays. Yon know just how rnauy payments must be made and what it will cost to repay loan in full at any time. $20,000 Dollars set aside for loans in Lamar Apply for descriptive plan to ° " e. M. LEE, Lamar Agent. Postal 6igar Stand Located in the Opera House Barber Shop Handles 9!) Different Kinds Hole agents for all styles Chancellors, Lawrence Barrett, La Coniesion, and Key West Queen, best 5c Cigar on earth. Special Rales by the Box Come in see us • THE LAMAR HOUSE MA6E BROS., Props. First-elans accommodations for regu lar boarders and transients. Nursery Stock Gheap We have a surplus in the lead ing varieties of Apple, Colorado grown, that we are offering cheap. Write for prices. The Northern Nursery Co. Denver, Colo. UNION HOTEL BAUBER SHOP John mckinley, prop. koom next Telephone Exchange Everything new and clean. Give us a call if yon waut a first-class shave or hair-cat HIGH GRADE KRYSTOL GLASS The new process makes Krystol the strongest as well as the most attractive of all table glassware. It will retain its brilliancy no matter how long in use. Krystol glass being inexpensive may be used daily with all the gratifying effects of cut glass service. We have it in WATI:It SETS, 4 PIECE SETS, BEKRV SETS. Warburg THE FAIR S Sewing Machines so LD Bicycles and rented and QUnS REPAIRED Agency for Singer Sewing Machines, the best in the world. VVe do expert repair work of every description promptly and at fair prices. A. M. ZSXCUEEI A CO. OPPO.ITI HTUA I. lion B. B. Brown, Pre< 1 N Putina, Vioa Pm. VV. J JttU The First National Hank OP LAMAR, COLORADO. Capital $50,000 Surplus $lO,OOO DIRECTORS B. B. Brown. T. M. Brown. W. C. Gould. M. D. Thatcher. A. N, Parriph. EVERETT & CHURCH Dealers In GROCERIES QUEENSWARE AND FURNISHINGS Sole Agents for tke Celebrated “QUEEN QUALITY” 0| SHOES We also carry a large stock of other makes. When yon ueed anything iu footwear, remember we have them. 8 Pages NUHBBB 45.