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VOLUME XXII. DEATH WATCH SET FOR SLAYER OF MARSHAL Ailrew Johnson, Convicted of Killing Frisbie, To Be Executed Week of August 21. Andrew Johnson, No. 6787, who is under sentence of death at the peni teutiary, was today removed to the execution bouse, where be will be kept under clese surveillance of a constant death watch until some time during the week beginning August 20, when he will pay with his life the penalty of killing Mar sal Frisbie of Lamar last December. Johnson is a Swede about 35 years old, and as he was being conducted to the execution house he remarked, “Now I am on the home stretch.” He is of a jovial nature and has been over sinoe his reception at the prison. He apparently expeots the sen tence of death to be carried out. He has expressed no wish for a com mutation, neither is he asking for any influence in his behalf. He states that he has a father and mother living, but he will not di vulge their identity, claimiug that they are Christian people and that they will never suffer the disgrace of knowing that he died on the scaf fold. The prison officials do not ex pect Johnson to be reprieved. He receives daily visits from the chap lain and so far has shown no dispo sition to be unnerved by bis ap proaching death, Johnson is the osd who was hunted by posses all 4>ver eastern Colorado and was finally located and oaptured in a school ihouas across the Kansas state line. —Denver News. Would Demand A Bonus. A spicy prison paper published by the convicts in the Ohio state peni tentiary has been foroed to suspend publication beoause there is not now a single printer among the convicts. There are enough bankers to handle several big financial institutions, plenty of lawyers and doctors and several preachers, but no printers. J&lbert Hubbard explains the ab sence of printers by saying that they are the busiest people on earth, and a busy nan baa no time to get into *>isohief. Hubbard is right. The Man who spends his time in useful honest effort is the last man to into trouble. But there is another reason why printers are so scaroe in prison. They handle so little money that they never get contaminated with the spirit of graft and greed. A printer wants only a dean shirt and a meal ticket and a plug of hill side navy. Add to this a full oopy hook and plenty of job work and he would demand a bonus before swap ping jobs with St. Peter. Let 'Em Kick. Kvery institution calculated to benefit the p/»ople meets with oppo sition. One ot the late demonstra tions of this sort, is the kick pub lished in a Pueblo paper last week against the building of the Arkansas Valley Inter-Urban Railway, which company has been incorporated by Hon. A E. Bent, with other well known citiaens. Since the publi oation of the article in question the commercial bodies of the valley towns have expressed their appio bation of the Bent eotnpaoy and confidence in his statement that the road is to be constructed and opera ted. The great need of better trans portation advantages for the people of the valley is too apparent to be disputed and fhe soonei the oppo sition takes to the tall timber the better will be its standing hereafter. —Fowler Tribune. A Hugs Shell of Iron. The Pueblo Foundry and Maohine company has successfully cast the largest single piece of iron work ithat has ever been cast west of the iMississippi river. The piece is a whell for a vaouum pan, which was ordered by the American Beet Sugar Co., for its plant at Lamar. It is 11 fest and 3 4 of an inoh in diameter. The shell looks like a huge iron tub without a bottom. The shell is 7 ft. KnA 3 inches in width and is only 1 And 1-8 inches in thickness The Lamar Register DO YOU NEED PAINT? We have purchased the entire stock of Paints, Oils and Glass from the Lamar Lumber Co. which together with the stock already carried by us, makes a very complete assortment to select from. We are prepared to make you the lowest possible prices on all kinds of paints, including three differ ent lines of House, Barn and Carriage Paints. Interior finishes, Hard Oils, Varnishes, Stains, Jap-a-Lac, Alabastine, Kalsomine, etc. Glass and Putty. Everything exactly as represented. Remember we are giving away a pot of money to onr customers; also 55.00 to the party or parties that guess how much money it contains be fore it is opened. PHOME HO. 13 UIU | BROTHERS [ Druggists and Jewelers | From Our Exchanges. W. G. Boyd, a prominent mer chant of Oanyon City, was in town Monday and while here oloeed ar rangements for opening a dry goods store here about September Ist. He has leased the new store building of George Hollis* and will start with a fine fresh stock of up-to-date goods. —Holly Chieftain. Mr. Boyd is a biother of J. G. Boyd of this oity. Roasting ears which were raised on dry land in the Wolf Creek coun try are on the market in Granada this week. They look just as fine as any raised under irrigation. —Gra- nada Times. The lower fifteen miles of the Amity canal will be deepened aud widened according to a contract wbioh has just been awarded to the Sayler, Dredge & Construction Co. The improvement will enlarge the oapaoity of the ditch and will prove of great benefit to the agricultural interests which depend on it for ir rigatioQ.—Granada Times. Jessie Mendenhall died Tuesday evening, July 30, at about 5 o’clock, after a short illness with typhoid fever. He was buried Wednesday at 10 a. m. in the Granada oemetery. At the time of his death he was 32 years of age the greater part of whioh be had spent in Granada and vioinity. A large crowd was present at the grave to pay the dead their respects. —Granada Times. A large number of Republican newspaper men seem to take special delight in saying oontemptible, little things about Mr. Bryan. This does not hart Bryan, hot it may gratify the pin heads, who indulge in it. The eagle pays no attention to the gnat. —La Junta Democrat. Rest easy Mao. All the proof yon Democrats will have in a few years to show that Bryan really ex isted, will be your paper files. It is annonnoed that the mail or der houses have quit the field at Emporia. Little by little they have lost ground until now their business is gone. This remarkable state of affairs is explained by s prominent Emporia merchant who says that it was caused by Emporia merchants quoting prices. This shows that the home merchants can compete with the mail order houses it they will quit hiding their light under a bushel and advertise their goods. —Cimarron Jacksonian. The above will not inolude any of onr merchants. They quote their prices and a mail order house de pending ou this vicinity would soon go to the wall. The sugax beet industry in ex panding eo rapidly that a number of new factories are being promoted in Colorado. In the Arkansas valley more than 70,000 acres are being cultivated in sugar beets this season. This means an income to the farm ers of $5,250,000 from a single crop. Is it any wonder that beet land is rapidly selling at SBO to S2OO an acre in that section.—National Farm er. 3rnsis.il iTsar3Px.rsß of covittt LAMAR. PROWERS COUNTY. COLORADO, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 7. 1907. 20 YEARS AGO Notes from The Lamar Register of Aug. 6, 1887 The arrival of trains draws a orowd to the depot. Granada ie to have four papers. The business men bad better take to the sand bills. Seibers circus showed here Mon day afternoon and evening, drawing good orowds. The performance was very good. A Kansas girl says men are always harping about patronizing their own towns, but nearly always go away from home to get married. This is the season of the year when the ministers gets a mouths’ rest, a summer vacation, which re minds us when does the newspaper men get a rest The little town of Lamar raised in twenty-fonr hoars $2,500 to pay for advertising the town and vioinity in eaatern and other papers. Enter prise like this will tell in favor of any place whioh exhibits it. Lamar bas set an example which Denver and other cities of the state might well afford to follow. There ought to be a great awakening in Colorado in favor of Advertising the state in the east. —Denver Republican. Some time next month will com mence Lamar’s first graded school. Prof. L. L. Burton has been selected as Principal, and Miss Alice Diokey and Miss Della Jones assistants. The term will continne six monte, and will be kept in suitable rooms rented for that purpose. All the instructors are highly recommended to ns and are teachers of expeiience. One hundred and fifty desks have been purchased lately by the teach ers and all will soon be in readiness for efficient work. Will Be Tough On Some. It is now the law in Colorado that any person who shall take, steal aud oarry away domestic, imported or game fowl or fowls in the night time from the premises upon which the dwelling house of another is situated, shall be deemed guilty of grand larceny and may be imprison ed in the penitentiary for one year. Any body purchasing fowls known to be stolen shall be likewise gnilty. Uuder this law a person would be justified in shooting one prowling around his chicken coop in the night time. This law is of considerable interest to some people in Lamar and it would be well for them to bear it in mind. Chickens are sometimes stolen as a practical joke, bnt it won't go any more if the joker should be caught. The Pueblo Democrat has ceased to breathe. It dosed its eyes some daye ago. Its last expiring note was a feeble squeak against the unions, whose conditions were each as to in crease the hardship in the industrial field. The Farr Bros, were quite successful in rnnning a print shop and weekly at Sngar City, bat they found things different in the city. Adiosl —Pueblo Post. THE GOLDEN RULE STORE t ———We have bought the entire stock of M. G. Coley & Company of Denver at Real 57 cents on the Dollar. I The stock consists of Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats, IsR Furnishings, etc., and will be sold here upon arrival. This a comparatively new stock of goods, but will -fee cleaned up at prices that are real snaps. Watch the daily paper for date of sale The Golden Rule Store fo" The W.M.Dickinson Lumber Co. Yellow and White Pine Finish Sash, Doors! and Mouldings Lime, Cement and Brick | i A POINTER isn’t necessary for au old sportsman. He knows without asking where to locate game, when to go for it and what kind of a dog to take along. He also knows his hunting trip wont pan out if be hasn’t the right kind of GUN AND AMMUNITION We are happy to say he buys of ns. He gets the best made and no fancy price asked. That’s why, when he returns, his bag is full of game. R.M.ZEI6LER&GO Who’s Your Grocer? HUNT BROTHERS. l 0 THE PURE FOOD STORE d , | ; | Hun t Brothers. A trial will coaTince Leading Ca»h Crocen OtfICFS t.Q&t 11118 IS A Successor to Frau Bros. _ . 1 • l none Lamar 6 good place to buy their LAMAR. COLORADO eatable#'' SILVER BROS. GROCERIES BAST SIDE MAIN ST. 'PHONE NO. M RED 8 Pages MUHBII 9.