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VOLUME XXIV. DEMOCRATIC HARMONY. Notes from the Democratic I'speri of the State: Now "Honest John" says the ex tra session will only cost $20,000. He won’t be happy till he gets it in the neck. —Durango Democrat. There are some Republican news papers In Denver that are perfectly satisfied with Governor Shafroth’s private secretary and public trus tee. He gives them all his legal advertising and his administration is Just like the Republican he suc ceeded. He holdß two state posi tions now and we are told seeks another.—Denver Democrat. .The democratic papers have given column after column, page after page to glorifying Lincoln and Roosevelt, and every word of it has been no more than justly due these great men. But why not point with pride to their own deities? NVhat’s the matter with Jeff Davis and Grov er Cleveland and Jim Orman and J. Wilkes Booth and Tom Patterson and John Shafroth and the seven teenth general assembly and the promised "uxtry?”Lake City Times. ! Governor Shafroth is going to 1 hold his extra session as close to the election period as it is possible | to do so, for the purpose of fright ening the members of the legisla ture into doing the things that he wants them to do, for fear of the result in their campaigns for elev j tion. In other words, Governor Shafroth is to treat the members of the legislature is if they were a pack of bad little boys. John Shaf roth is getting the mammoth head ' Icus like a great many other rather rather commonplace people.—Grand Junction Sentinel. Tully Scott, state senator from Teller county, the ancient populist leader, who is largely responsible for the failure of the legislature to carry out the pledges of the party, is crying out from his neck 'o the woods wanting an earlier date for the ‘‘uxtry’* session. Both Tully Scott and John Shafroth bad better forget all about an extra session and tend to the state business in hand, and leave it to the public to judge who was responsible for the failure to carry out completely the work outlined at the Pueblo con vention. Governor Shafroth will find the public entirely able to 1 discriminate In the matte.r without any help from either himself or Tul ly Scott. —Grand Junction Sentinel. The democratic editors who met last week in Boulder were almost unanimously opposed to Governor Shafroth’s proposed extra session of the legislature. They are equal ly of one mind in support of th< platform measures but do not see any probability of their enactment so long as T. M. Patterson can con trol such members as Senator Scott and Representative Hicks and pre vent their agreement in fair com promise measures. In particular there was opposition to the primary bill written by I. N. Stevens and 1 foisted upon the democratic mem bers by Patterson as the only true democratic primary measure In spit« of the fact that its author Is an ol<’ republican gangster. —Idaho Spgs. Gazette. Comment upon the meeting of about half of the state democrat!' editors at Boulder last week, to con fer with and be the guest of State Chairman Ward Is perhaps super fluous, but is appropos at this time, for the reason that the campaign is going to open up early and be in full swing in June. We had a special personal invitation to be present from Chairman Ward in Denver, but concluded that the only way we could refrain from losing temper was to remain away. Sena tor Ward is a personal friend; we like him and admire him, having worked day amd night with him at state headquarters last campaign, he made good and then got snubbed be yond the measure of all common decency by the Shafroth-Patterson element; he is the best friend of the press ever holding the position of state chairman, and the reason for this is because he tried It out thor oughly and saw that it produced real and great results. It was right for the editors to visit him. ad vise with him as to the party’s good that much of it was commendable. It was also all right for them to express an opinion as to the advisa bility and experience of an extra session of the legislature; but when they appointed a committee to call upon Governor Shafroth, and pre sent him a petition, ultimatum, men orial, or whatever in blazes the knock kneed monstrosity might be called they hurt their cause, made, a mistake and got themselves on tb< defensive. It was a queer docu ment —It might be called, as Byron would say, upon the whole, a splen did sample of rigamarole. Shafroth ie as bull-headed and stubborn as possible for a man to be, and he will only be antagonized instead of concllliated by this action Nine out of ten democrats in the state are opposed to the extra session; very few favor It except the republi cans; It will be a fiasco and damn tha party; the adltora know It; the The Lamar Register people know it; the republicans know it, and if Governor Shafroth does not know it then it is not our fault. Let him go ahead and butt his head up against a stone wall if he feels so inclined. We can stand it if the rest of the state can. — Ouray Plaindealer. Speaker Cannon’s Ruling;. The ruling of Speaker Cannon which was the cause of his over throw in the house was not one of his own making or an attempt to usurp power not previously held by the speaker as has been claimed. It was the same ruling made by the great democrat, Speaker Randall, and backed up by the great republi can martyred president, James A. Garfield, it certainly leaves small grounds for the republican bolters in the house to excuse their treas on to the party in a great crisis. In making the ruling Speaker Cannon gave the following explana tion: "Fortunately, in this crisis, the chair is not compelled to rely on his own judgment, swayed as it might be by the passions and pur poses of this hour. He can look back to another hour when, in a day of calm, the navigators who steered the business of this house took their latitude and longitude un embarassed by the exigencies of , the tempest. "The pathway of the chair has i been blazed not by any flushed ma- j Jority in a moment of factional sue- J cess; not for any ends of one poll- : tical party as opposed to the wishes i of another political party; nor un der auspices which prejudice the chair because of memories of poli tical affiliations of his own. but on a question of order raised by a ;reat Democratic floor leader in this house and decided by a great Democratic speaker. "On December 13, 1878, this iden tical question arose in the house. Mr. Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, pre posed, as a question of constitution al privilege, exactly as Is proposed today, to offer from the floor tion looking to the amendment of immediate consideration a proposi the rules; and, when. objection was made, as today, Mr. Mills ar gued: " ‘lt is the constitutional privi lege of a house of representatives to adopt rules at any time; It is a continuing power of which the house • annot divest itself.’ "The members of the house did not agree with Mr. Mills, and Mr. James A. Garfield objected, that it was proposed to carry the power in this respect further than the constitution Justifies. If the posi tion of the gentlemen were correct a member could at any time inter rupt our proceedings by bringing In a proposition for the amendment af the rules. "The great Democratic speaker — and the chair measures his words in memory of the fame of a man who was the peer of his associates —the great speaker, Samuel J. Ran dall, heard the arguments for and against the claim of Mr. Mill, and decided the proposition to amend the rules was not a case of consti tutional privilege. There was criti cism, grave criticism, of the rules in those days, as there is today; but no man in that house thought of appealing from a decision so con sonant with reason. "Planting himself upon the law made for the house by Mr. Speaker Randall, appealing from the pas sions of this day to the Just reas ons of that day, the chair sustains the point of order and holds that the resolution is not now In order." TWENTY YEARS AGO. Notes From Lamar Register of March 22, 1890 »#•••••••••••••••••#••#••• A People’s city convention was called for March 27 to nominate a ticket for the city election. A call had been made for voting on a proposition to Issue SSOOO In bonds to build a city hall—the pres ent court house . L. Wirt Markham filed contests against the NE 9-23-44 and SW 3- 23-44. The report of the Lamar schools showed an average attendance of 140. The Register was bragging be cause the filings for two months at the county clerk’s office had averaged four per day. NOTICE. Nolle. I* hereby siren that tb« firm of HcUu Bro,. baa been dls •olred by mutual coniant. D. A. McLean lake* tbe Llrerr. Horaei and Automobile bualueaa and will aaaume all reapon.lblllty connected ' with aald Mae of boatneaa and col i.et all bills dua aama. N. N. Mc- Lean taken the Drug. Jewelry and ! stationary bnalneaa and will aaaume all responsibility connected with It . .nd collect all bllla dun aamai . D. A. McLBAN. J M. N. MoLBAN. amsiiii izra? jlpsb of" p»oixrsHs cottuty LAMAR, PROWERS COUNTY, COLORADO, WEDNESDAY. MARCH 28, 1010. OUR SODA FOUNTAIN LOWNEY’S CHOCOLATES « it now open and we invite you to call and try a glass of our ” """ Delicious Ice Cream or Ice Cream Soda with Pure Fruit New f re ,h i ot j u<t received in packages from 10c to Flavors $1.50. It costs you no more to buy LOWNEY’S than the We have the finest and most sanitary Soda Foun- j. .. . tain in the county and our goods cannot be excelled. REXALL REMEDIES TABLETS, BLANK BOOKS We sell them Mucu-Tone Reg. $l.OO our price 85c Rexal Kidney Remedy $l.OO our price 85c We have just fine line of Tablets, Blank Rexall Cod Liver Oil Emulsion Reg. $l.OO our price 85c Books, Fine Box Paper etc. Rexall Hair Tonic Reg. $l.OO our price 85c Rexall Orderlies Reg. 25c our price 20c It will pay you to see]our]line before|buying. OLD RELIABLE l\l IT AIM OLD RELIABLE Brsggist, Statioser, Jeweler. $V • Ml 1" 1 IrsnUt, Sitalisser, Jrvdsr. (Successor to McLean Bros.) "" /"\NE of the regular Easter events in Washington is the egg-rolling by *k c children, on the White House lawn; j y One of the regular Easter events in Lamar is the wear jjftjßjL/v. / EsjLj ing of new Spring clothes, bought in this store; and pre ’’l yj rlj ,imin * ry to ** ,a * >• the buying of the clothes. Well show W HART SCHAFFNER & MARX U f' ne suits end overcoats; it will be an event in your exper- I i ience to get into such clothes; ell-wool, perfect style end 7 Neckwear, hats, shirts, gloves; for Easter Sunday and pjjly' Suits $2O to $5O * 1 This store it the home of Hart Sehaffher A Marx clothee jgv Spring Shoes Ladies’ Skirts & Saits 1W , for your jinspection, Blacks, fff have Ml exception- Tans and Ox Bloods. ally strong line of Ladies’ \ v'-/ 1 One of the snappiest lines Ssjfs aM J Skirts. Some exer shown by us. of the newest styles in U[\ ll.^“ltXtlhl‘L h e aVeyOU Saks on the nMTket. We Blue Ribbon Shoes and Oxfords Cell and We will Clad- Ji \ \^V\ for the little folks. [y t ho W yon kotk suits J. &K. Shoes for the Ladies and skirts. E. E. BUTLER <Sb SON 8 Pages NUMBER 41.