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VOLUME XXIV. OPENING OF SCHOOL Studio* Will Be Resumed Sdpt. 7th' —Supt. Jones Gives Some Va/ua-. ble I Jjnd Suggdstifcns Tbe Lamar pub Lie schools and union high, school No. 2 will open tills year on the 7th of September. It now seems probable that the at tendance will be larger than ever before In the history of the school. A number of families have recently moved to Lamar for educational pur poses and there will be accessions to the high school in nearly every class. The meeting of the National Ed ucational associalton was held in Denver this year, and this gave un usual opportunlyt for the selection of experienced teachers. As a re sult all vacancies In the Lamar schools have been filled with teach ers of the highest standing. The corps of teachers will be as follows: High School!: Anna C. Batman, principal. C. E. Patton, science. Maude A. Lsherwood, Latin and German. Miss Mersen, English and His tory. Grades, High School Building: Seventh—Mary Buckley. Sixth —Hazel Cunningham. Fifth —Glady Barton. Lincoln School: Eighth Grade—Mabel M. Joy, prin cipal. Eighth and Seventh—Flora Nich ols. Seventh and Sixth —Edina Mosher. Fifth—Sara Davis. Fourth —Rosa Thoman. Third—Adda Starrett. Second—Agnes Fortune. First—Myrtle Marx. Central School: Third Grade—Katherine Smith, principal. Fourth —Llzie Campbell. Second —Sally Reeder. First —Jessie Sammons. Mfee May Belle MoCandliss will have charge of music and drawing. A force of men has been at work for two months placing the Lamar school buildings In proper order for tbe opening of school In September. The manual training room at the Lincoln school has been finished and a number of smaller details have been attended to. Both the other buildings have been 1 painted, and. where needed, rooms have been cal eUnified. During the last few weeks the buildings have been thoroughly cleaned, so that the pupils will enter school under inviting conditions. It will be seen from the above that the hoard of education has been forehanded in getting tbe buildings in order. It should be borne in mind that much can be done by parents and pupils to facilitate work at the opening of school. As far as possi ble hooks sould be secured before school opens. To do so will materi ally assist the teachers to get defin ite results hi their classes from the first. In order to assist in this mat ter the following lists of books need ed in the different grades are pub lished: 'Each pupil will need a pencil and tablet. In the first grade no books need be provided until the teacher calls for them. After the first grade all pupils will need water coloi paints. Grade Two: Writing Speller. Writing ißook No. 1. Drawing Book No. 2. Composition Book. Grade Three: Smith’s Primary Arithmetic. Language Through Nature, Liter ature and Art. Child Is Book of Health. Writing Book No. 2. Drawing Book No. 3. Writing Speller. Composition Book. Grade Four: Smith’s Primary Arithmetic. Elementary Geography. Language Book. How to Keep Well. Modern Speller. Writing Book No. 3. Drawing Book No. 4. Writing Speller. Composition Book. Grade Five: Intermediate Arithmetic. Elementary Geography. Writing Book No. 4. Elementary History. Graded Lessons In English. Drawing Book No. 5. Modern Speller. How to Keep Well. Writing Speller. Composition Book. Grade Six: Intermediate Arithmetic. Advanced Geography. Elementary History. Graded Leasons In EnglUh. Modern Speller. Writing Spelter. Drawing Book No. 6. Writing Book No. 5. Composition Book. Grade Seven: The Lamar Register Smith’s Advanced Arithmetic. Modern Spelier. Higher Lessons in English. Morton’s Advanced Geography. Lights to Literature, Book 7. Montgomery’s American History. Writing Book No. 6. Drawing Book No. 7. Grade Eight: Smith’s Advanced Arithmetic. Modern Speller. Higher Lessons hi English. Morton’s Advanced Geography. Lights to Literature, Book 8. Montgomery’s American History. Writing Book No. 7. Our Bodies and How We Live. Drawing Book No. 8. The Government of the United States. E. R. JONES. S-upt. THE FAIR. Next Wednesday, Thursday and Frb day the Great Days. i Next Wednesday wILI begin the great fair week for Lamar and this pait of the Arkansas valley. The iirog.am prepared is the best ever off. id in this section, and is sure to a .Mact large crowds. Each morn ilgthere will be a good game of base -all at the grounds, and each morn ing and afternoon there will be thrll ing balloon ascensions by Prof. Bel knap, the great aerial explorer. The secretary of the fair associa tion is now able to announce gam -.ring the fair by Wiley, Kornman, lolly and Granada nines. There will be a fine program of .cce and wild west sports each day 4 the faff. and the -acmg progear* .••is been especially arranged to give the horses of Baca, Bent, Kiowa and i* row era counties special opportuni ties. Large purses have been offered and a large number of fine horses are already on the grounds prepar -;ig for the races. Splendid displays in all lines are issured in all departments, and if ihe weather is favorable the fair will •ertalnly be a record breaker. Secretary Kelsey of the fair asso ciation has secured a couple to got married from the band stand during .he fair, and also incidentally to get i fair start at housekeeping. A New Expert. E. M. Means practiced up on driv ing an auto last Friday afternoon, and Saturday took a party down to .ne Two ttuuee. He anuouuced that nis fine knowledge of tbe roads of uik> section made it possible tor uiui to go any place, and that’s Just where the party thinks he took them. Going down he had the company or another car and arrived in good miape. Coming hack his car was alone, and ais tbe driver, who taught him, told him that if he placed his nand on the driving wheel with his index finger pointing at the north star he would go north, he tried it on. After many hours he struck a creek crossing and also some quick jand. The party camped there until daylight and then found a farmer who brought his team and pulled the auto out of the creek. He showed, them the road to Garden City which was Just north, and they then were able to come home along the rail road without getting lost.. They reached here Tuesday morning. Beginning with September Ist. the Santa Fe will furnish ice water ou all passenger trains as In the past, but for sanitary reasons drinking cup® will not be furnished any more. All parties traveling should take drinking cups with them. TWENTY YEARS AGO. Notes From Lamar Register of August 24, 1889. Sheriff Billow returned from Mis souri with Bently Logan, the negro burglar, who had committed so many robberies near Lamar. Mrs. Emma Myers arrived here Wednesday morning from Creston. lowa, andi will make her home In I.a mar. She will teach the Caddoa school this fail and winter. C. J. Aldrach published a notice to the public that the south side litch would be constructed at once, that the money had been secured for the purpose and Its completion as far as Wolf creek was assured. (Mr. Aldrach was a little over 20 years ahead of the times.) The baLl game between the law yers and business men was exciting. The lawyers were ahead at the close of the sixth inning so they quit. G. A. Waiteon announced himself as a candidate for assessor. LAMAR ARTESIAN WATER. I am delivering water dally Ihi Lamar rtow from my «rta«Mn well I south of towrv Tho v#atdr la purf and soft and recommanded by phyal otaiu. Delivered at following prices: Per galllon 10c In glaaa bottles; 2 gallon Juga 16e In bulk whan you fumlah your own raaarvolr So par gallon. Water la on aala at La- Drug Cot or McLaan Broa. J. W. PYLE. 3?pi3iai, sT3or3PJLi»aa ©»* x*»OTsr:EKj» CDtnmr LAMAR, PROWERS COUNTY, COLORADO, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST, 25, 1909. “REAPIN’, ’RITIN’, ’RITHMETIC” TIME FOR SCHOOL IS ABOUT HERE We are ready with a Complete Line of SCHOOL BOOKS AND SUPPUES We are the oldest Book Dealers We know what you want, and in Prowers County Won’t Be Undersold OLD RELIABLE AJM DD AC OLD RELIABLE Drnggists SUtioiers Jewelers \J UIW/yl. Dr.ggists Sutlers Jeweler* GET READY FOR THE BIG PROWERS COUNTY FAIR We can Suit You from Head to Foot in a Manner that will Appeal to the most Particular « Splendid !£L2fiSS MB Offerings our WwilFiL/ . D f FALL STYLES T» \7§hT in Boys are Now Ready ML Vjjjll Departm’t ever before. The most complete stock r j. capps & sons WK|f\ lOOSPureWool |§]§jlt OUR “BEST EVER” clothes tor fall jl VI I BOYS’ SUITS I Perfect in Fit and Finish I j Matchless in Style * You nor your boy will ever kick on the endurance or style of the ‘‘BEST EVER” LAST CALL ON SUMMER SUITS 111 I Only a few Suits left. Almost a total alean-up. We are offering them at a reduction of 25 per cent. Buy yourself one and go to the fair. It ha 9 all these guaranteed qualities: Rain proof, moth proof, iudestmcvti- ble lining, elastic waistband, bottom aoed, the famuou “Best Ever Glub” button, canvas front, hand padded shoulder*. and the new English Der- TRUNKS AND . rf suitcases Ll K Vacation time la here let us aell you Vl* a trunk, suit or travelling bag. New line Just received. LAMAR COLO* 8 Paobb NUMBER 11.