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Abstract* of tka Rroorda ol Promora County. Abatraata to Farm aid City -Proper ty furnished on ahorteot no taoa. Also ovtnora of Bald aoin. Jay db Co.'a Abatroeta of Proaoara County Roo arda pravioua to the fire of bsBB. Terma reoaonobta. Addreaa , PROWERS COUITT ABSTRACT CO LAMAR, COLO. MONEY TO LOAN Plenty •! OhMO Monitor if el Farm «ni City Uani. oall and ma. L. WIRT MARKHAM W. A. Zimmer is in Pueblo this week orn business. Peter Lymch. the contractor, was ) aL& Junta visitor Tuesday. Sheriff Simpson was a Denver passenger Wednesday morning. F. J. M'Carty was In Fowlei Wednesday attending to business. Pete Lynch opened his new meat rnaraot to the public Tuesday morn ing. Mrs. J. A. Payne left Tuesday for am extended visit in Belton, Texas. Mrs. L. H. Becker is confined to her home suffering with an attack of grippe. John O’Neil was a las Anima passenger on No. 11 Wednesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Flint have moved to their new home on east Parmenter. Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Butler hav* returned from a week’s visit in Denver. C. R. Strain was down from La a Junta Friday attending to business * Interests here. D. B. Noweis was in Denver tht first of the week, returning to La mar Tuesday. J. M. Williams returned Tues day morning from a business trip to Kansas OUy. A. N. Parrish made a hurraed trip to Lamar from Denver the first of the week. M. C. Ward left Wednesday for Minneapolis, Minn., where he will attend to business. Miss R. F. Scutt. dletrKTleputy of the Lady Mac«abees, is in La mar in the interest of the order. Ben Lindsey was arrested on Thursday night and fined $16.20 Friday morning /or dnuivkeness. Howard Brown and Arthur Dodg< of Granada were in Lamar Tues day attending the shippers meeting. Mrs. A. N. Parrish, who has been in Denver for several weeks, re turned borne Wednesday afternoon. 0 John A. Williams left today fo. Uoi.a «punge at pxieuio, wue* he wall case treatment lor a ahoi» time. Earl HadJey returned Sunday af ternoon iro-tn a two months’ vista, in Pennsylvania and otner eastern states. Jiidg Fieu returned on T-ucsd-. auu Leader, w iiclu lie 4t.oUdcii a mec-uug ol the Duect Legislation League. Mrs. Katherine Smith, who ha* been aick for several days with grippe, is able to be at her school again this week. J. G. Christopher, a well known citizen at Holly, died Friday in La Junta following an operation In the hospital there. Green Bloseer, the north side mail snan, has Just received a new Buick runabout which he will use In the future on his route. v C. A. Coker and A. K. Oinder left Monday afternoon for McPher _«on, Kansas, in the Albert King Rrcsl Estate Co. automobile. Editors Turner and Zalinger of Holly were in Lamar yesterday and today taking in the Good Roads meeting at the club rooms. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sayler, who have been in Rocky Ford several months, have returned to Lamar and will again make this their home. Rev. Plngree left Tuesday for Denver, where he will join Mrs. Plngree, who has been there sev eral weeks recovering from an op eration. "What Happened to Jones’’ is itbe farcical comedy to be presented here by the "Heine Johnson Com edy Co." March 3 for the benefit of the Laanar public library. This comedy play la quite popular and never falls to please the public. It will ha presented by bona talent. Marriage „ licenses were Issued Saturday and Monday respectively to Jolwi Gor.liitz and Mary Keenan and David Balzer ajid Sabine Sturkel. The Italics of the Social Circle of the Presbyterian church will hold a market at Marx & WheeJer’a store Saturday afternoon. Lots of good things for Sunday dinner. Both the county clerk’s and county treasurer’s o/flees have been lively places this week. There has been big runs of recording pa lters and large payment of taxes. The third number of the leciur; course will be given Friday even ng at the Methodist church. Th. •ntertainiuent will be given by the Whitney Bros, quartet, and comes lighly recommendeded. The longest drouth ever known in this section has at last been: broken and a couple of good ’ ains this week has .made every- | ody feel Jubilant The aJr is bet- 1 .er and prospe<ts brighter and the j oad.H will be far better as soon as he mud dries up. Mrs. M. C. Ward entertained a lumber of her friends most de ightfully at bridge whist on hist Thursday evening. At the same 'me Mrs. J. W. Bent took pity on he poor husbands and invited hem to spend the evening wi h dr. Bent. It is needles® to add hat everyone present at either tome passed a most enjoyable even ng. About SSO was subscribed Mon lay by business men and automo tile owners to be spent in drag ring the roads out of town. The ounty commissioners put two drag >n the roads and two more were tired with the money raised here ind an Immense amount of good vas done. A few dollars spent ifter each rain in this manner vou-ld keep the roads in the best »f shape. The second business men’* lunch on Friday noon proved Just as >ig a success as the first. Tables vere set for 49 men. The mem- Kirs of the beet acreage commit ee were called upon to speak, ami jvhJle their reports were not a avorable as might be wished for t is believed that the desired arr< ige will be raised. The committee tas opened a small office on Mai', itreet and wUI Issue contracts fror. '.here. Road Overseers The commissioners were in ses sion on Monday with Chairman ManvlMe, and oommlaaiotierg Rey nolds and Hlgbee all present. They took up the matter of road over seers for the ensuing year and made the following appointment* No. 1. Holly—M. fi. Gragg. Dirt riot No. 2. Granada and Bris tol—E. F. Thomas. District No. 3. Carlton—J. E. Bowen. I list ri.it No. 4, Nortli Lamar— L A. Cook. District No. 5, Wiley and West Lamar—J. Q. Pollard. Death of Dr. Rader The daily papers of Monday am non need the death at Portland. Oregon, ot Dr. D. L. Rader, who •or six yeara was the Method!s' presiding elder of the Pueblo dis trict. He had otter leaving Colo rado been minister for several years in St. Paul, Minnesota, and xftter leaving there was editor of the church paper for the PaolCk coast. He came to Colorado in 579 and was one of the leading gnus in the early history or :he church In Colorado and Wy oming. He bad many friends In Lamar, where he was always a welcome visitor. Bean Bake It was certainly a large and en thusiastic crowd .that greeted the old soldiers camp fire experience meeting at the Methodist chuilch last Monday evening. &nd Com mander P. S. Lynch’s barrel of beans was all needed to suppl> the visitors, and that barrel of /cun was enjoyed by all present, also. All of the old so Id less here were out and the young guard was there in uniform, borides a large num Christian Church Bulletin Tbs Little Brick Church Around the Corner—Cor S 4th and Oak G. C. STEARNS. Minister Lord*! Day Services Bible School 9:45 a. i Bible School 9:46 a. m. Morning Worship ..11:00 a. m. Conunuaton Service ..12:00 m. Christiee Snteavor. .9:30 p. m. ■vealng Wershlp ..7:30 p. m. Mid-Week Services Prayer Meeting. Wed 7:20 p. m. Choir Practice, Wed 8 30 p.m. 1 Bible Training Claes. Friday 7 :20 p. m. her of friends. A number of the veterans od’ the greatest war in the history of the world told or same of the thrilling scenes through which they iwwfied, as well a* same of the amusing ones. A A quartette sang some of the pa triotic airs of the war times. The whole crowd demonstrated that they were true soldiers when It came to eating beans. Linconl Address The old soldiers and state guard were special visitors in the audi ence ait the Methodtet church Sun day night when Rev. Plngree de livered an address on President Lincoln. A special program of music was prepared for the ooraa ion and It, with the able and In structive address of the pastor j made a very pleasing evening for j all present. Fair Deal Only Will Win 1 Tiie democrats in the legislat.ure I limy reapportion the legislative dis tricts. We hope they will do It fairly and with reference to the natural political relationship of the groups rather than an extreme ly partisan one. Colorado parties which halve gerrymandered districts according to the Gerry Ohio plan have always lost by .their cunning. The people won’t stand for parti isanshlp which unites for represen tative purposes in the legislature or congress counties not naturally belonging In the group.—Boulder Camera. At the Opera House Van e Hover, who formerly lived Ln Lamar with his mother, whose stage name was Celeste, has been hooked by Butts Bros, for a three night stand at the opera house commencing Thursday. Feb ruary 23. Vanes was well known ito some years ago as a fancy dancer, and has recently won the championship of the Pacific oast as a buck and wing dancer, lie is considered one of the heal attractions on the circuit now. On February 28th, "The House .of a Thousand Candles" will be prreented by a flnst-olase troupe xt the opera house and It will be one of the boat attractions ever offered in Lamar. An Excursion to Cuba for 10c The museum car, "Cuba on Wheels," which .represents the de partment af agrb-ulture. Industry and commerce of the Cuban gov ernment, and has been en route wince the St. Fair, will ex hibit in Lamar Monday and Tues day, February 20 Mid 21. on the S.-inta Kc track, The car will be tpen to vJsltcis daily from 10 o’clock each morning to 10 o'clock at night. Admission fto help de fray expenses en route) 10c. School lames, wKb teacheie 6c. Remember you wIH see the real article# from Cuba ln this car, which has been on display a* numerous expositions. It Is In no way a ’’land car" but an exposition exhibit, from a for eign country. The agricultural and manufacturing exhibits interest the busLneas men; the handiwork of Cuban women, and odd exhibits, tuck us the SIOO fan. ec.. enter tain ladles, while the entire exhibit is educational for school children, and the Cuban monluey and alligat or interest the little folks. February IDS Vance Hover *lll positively ap pear at the opera house on the 23rd. Vance was supposed to open the 9th but owing to aick nos* he iad to cauinel all engagements, ince Is a great favorite in Ban . iuimlwo, a* he spraikg into proin .a<*n e there by winning the cham •ioiuthip buck and wing dancing ontest of the Pacific coast, com peting against 15 dancers. All the •Id timeis remember Vance when ae was a singer and dancer here in launar ten years ago when Gus Rapier gave his home talent shows iver ln the hay loft of Goliad ay's jam. That Is where Vance start ed out to g<£ his theatr.l..-il edti nt ion, and he says he still has a ..’aim spot in hisbtarx for the old place and the old tilme friends he iias Ln Umar. Vance Is on his way -.•ast, so get inline evenybody and m the 2 3rd you can have the pleacr.:ne cf seeing Vance shake his ■ oet once more. Announcements Subject of sermon on next Lord's day morning, "Forgive ness." Evening sermon. "Rueseliain, or the Mlllenial Dawn Fallacy” l Bible Training class this Fri day night will have a review lesson. I , Baraca class is the mark for : next Lord’s day. WHY? Just You Answer. Why did the UP-TO-DBTE, receive the Rexall Appointment? - Who do the best and most discriminating people trade here? - - - Why do we find it necessary to have three registered men? - - - - Why is the Up-To-Date pointed out as the leaders in their line? - Why do people say, when you want the best, go to The Up-to-Date? If you do not know, just ask anybody who has lived here of a few years. THE UP-TO-DATE DRUG COMPANY. We have 100 sacks at No. 4 alfalfa seed, which is the reclean ed screenings. In order to close out we otter this seed while it lasts at 5 cents & pound. Better buy now for spring sowing. LAMAR SEED CO. Nine acres timber land In Al ehin son county, Kansas, worth SIOOO to exchange for Colorado or western Kansas land. A. ROBERTS, Westono re-land, Kan. For Bale. Two desirable lots for sale; three and four, block seven. A. K Brown, 109 West Glonwood Af*., summons '.fate of Colorado, County of Prowers, si* In the District Court I esse M Wright. I‘lalntllt. vs SUMMON 8. milliard M Griffin, Defendant. The People of the State of Colorado, ■To Richard M Grift in. the defendan' ifove named. Greeting You are hereby required to appear In an action brouKht against you by the above named plalntllf In the District :*ourt of Prowers County, Stale of Col orado, and answer the complaint therein within twenty days aftei the service hereof, ff served within tins County; or. if served out of this County, or by pub lication. within thirty days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day ol service, or Judgment hy default will b* aken against you according to ths .iiajer of the complaint. And If a copy •f the complaint In the above entitled action he not served with tnis summons, ►r If the service hereof ho made out of .hla slate. then ten days additional to .he time hereinbefore xpecifled for ap peurance and answer wiil be allowed be lore the taking of judgment by default as aforesaid. The said action is brought to quiet title to the following described teal •elute, situate I) ing und iMdng in the County of I»r«»wers god Htate of Colo rado. to-wit: The South Half of the North West quarter and the North Half ol the South West quarter of Section Twenty |2o| In Township Twenty-four i.’ll South, of Itang. Forty - six l|6» West nf the Stxtli Prtncpwl Meridian, -or.mining One hnrvdr-d and sixty (ICO) scree, more or less, (iovemment survey, as will more fi Jly oppear from the complaint In said m tb-n to Wlth-h ref ormer la her* m»dr a ot»py uf which said complaint I* l.cieto attar-hed And you are hereby notified that If you fall to aM>e>ir. und to answer the snld comjrUilnt as above required, the aald plaintiff w|U cause Judgmrnt by default to he ent.-r. d against you for the relief demanded In said ownplalnt. Q|v«xi under m> hand and seal at l.a mar |n aai<l Count), thl* thirty.first day of January, A !* 1911. (Seal) J K. DOUOHTY. Attorney for PlalntUr First pub. Feb. 15. I*ll. l ast ptb. Mar §. 1911. NOTICE OF ADJUSTMENT DAY K»tate ol William K. Stafford, Deceased. The undersigned having been appoint ed executrix of the Kstate of William L. Stanoid, late of th* County of Prow ers, in the Slate of <'olorado, deceas ed. hereby gives notice that ahe wUI ap> pc-ai before the County Court, ol said Pro wars County. at the Court House In Lamar, In aald County, on Monday, the 20th day of March, A. Ij. 1911, at the hour ol 10 o’clock A. AI. ol said day. at which time ah per sona having claim, against said estate aie not It led and re*queated to attend lor the purpose of huving the same ad justed. All person.-* indebted to said estate are requested to make Immediate payment to the undersigned. Dated at Lamar. Colorado, this Bth day of February'. A D. 1911. KMMA STAFFORD, Executrix of the Estate of William E. Stafford. Deceased. CONTEST NOTICE Department of the Interior U. 8. land Office at Lamar. Colorado, January 30, 1911. A sufficient conte.-t affidavit having heeyi filed in this office by- Llvlngaton Neb-on Taylor. contestant. against Homestead Entry No Serial No. 07217, made Feby. 24th. 1910, for the Boulb West Quarter (KWI4J Section Township 23. 1 lunge 46 West, of the oth Principal Meridian. Iry Arthur Ceorge Burger, Contestee, In which It is adeged that sal-1 eraryman has never •uttahllahed a residence on said land or cultivated any part of same and has wholly abandoned same for more than six months last pust arid all of said de laulta exist at this date, sail panic* are hereby notified to appear, respond and offer evidence touching said allega tion at 10 o’clock a. in. on Mim-h 14. 1911. before the Register and Receiver at the United Stnt<* Land Officv in launar. Colorado. The said contest having. In a prop er affidavit, filed Jan. 25, 1911, net forth farts which show that after due diligence personal service of this notice can not he made, it Is hereby ordered and directed that such notice be given by due and proper publication. He oid address of entryman-7- 180* Holies Ave., Topeka, Kansas EUGENE M. WHITAKF.it. Registn CONTEST NOTICE Department t the Interior U. 8. Land Office. Lamar, Colorado. November 2. 1910. A sufficient contest affidavit having been filed In this office by Preston Brookshire, contestant, agalnat Home mead Entry, No. 06819, Serial No. 06819 made January 10. 1910, for the'North west Quarter of Section 35. Township 23 8., Rang* 44 W., 4th Principal Merid ian. by Noah A. Arel. Contestee. in which It la alleged that aald entry man never established or maintained his res idence on aald land, and that, for a period of more thlh six months last pa»4 and for more than six months »M ptior to his obtaining an alleged leave of absence therefrom, said entry man did not reside on said land. That all of aald defaults exist to this date Aad that said entryman wholly abn doned said entry. And that sal-1 alleged absence »vas not due to hie employment, in the army, navy or marina corps of the OriHi Sinus In tin# at war; nM iKillies are hereby notified lo appear. - respond.and offer evidence .touching aald allegation at 10 o’clock a. m. on Feb ruaiy 16, 1911. before the Register and Receiver at the United States Land Office In Lamar. Colorado. The said contevitunl having. In a prop er allidavlt, filed Jan. 4, 1911, set forth facts which show that arter due dili gence personal service of this notice an not be made. It is hereby ordered and directed that such notice be given by due aud proper publication. EUGENE M WHITAKER. K#Slato> 1 .amar. Colorado. CONTEST NOTICE Depsi latent of lbs Interior U. 8. Lend Office at Lamer. Colorado. December 3. 1910. A sufficient contest affidavit having ■>uen Hied In this oflice by Cyrus A. I’l ingle, contestant, agulnst Jlomestcdd Entry No. 9319, Serial No. 04156, made February 25. 1908. lor Lots 1. 2 aud BV9 NE'* Section 3. Township 24 S.. Range 45 W., 6th Film ipul Meridian, by James A. Joins. Contestee, in Which It la al leged that said Janies A. Jones lias wholly abandoned said land for more Ihun six months last past, that he has tailed to cultivate the same as requir ed by law, and that all these defaults continue to this date, said parties are Hereby notified to appear, rsepond, anti offer evidence Vouching said allegation at 10 o’clock a. in. on Feby. 24, 1911, oefore the Register und Receiver at the United Statts Land Office In Luiuui. Colorado. Tha said contestant having. In proper affidavit filed Dec. 3, 1910, set forth facta which ahow that after due dili gence personal service of this no'ice can not be made, U la hereby ordt red and directed that such notice be at veu duo and proper publication. Recorc addrass nf entryman— -8 Greenfield. Mo. EUGENE M. WHITAKER. Register. CONTEST NOTICE Department of the interior U. 8. Uku mins at lsuisi, Coioiadu. December 31. 1910. A sufficient contest affidavit having uuesi Idea in this wince by Cyrus A. cringle, contestant, against Homestead Entry No. 7969. Serial No. made May 11, 1907, for Lota 1 and and South V* Nuriheast % Section 6, Towuslitp 24 a.. Range 45 W., 6UI |*rln clpai Meridian, by Uoitiried ilelsel. Cun lestee, in which it is adeged that saiu Goltli led Be He I has wholly abandon*-', said laud for more than alx month •asi past, that he has laiteu to culti vate the same as required by law, aud that ail these delaults continue to this date, said parties are hereby notified to appeui, respoud, and oiler evideuce touching said allegation at 10 o’clock a in. on February 24, 1911. before the Register and Receiver at the United States Uii'i OK Ice In Lamar, Colorado. The aald contestant having, in a proper allidavlt. Bled Dec. 21. 1910, set forth facta which ahow that after due diligence personal service of this nutice can not be made, it |s hereby ordered and directed that such notice be given by due and proper publication. Record address of entryman— EUGENE M. WHITAKER. Register. Notice of Redemption OF SCHOOL ORDERS Office of County Treasurer. Prow ere County, Colo January 18, 1911. Notice Is bore by |heo that I will adeem at ay office In Laonr, Prow re County, Colorado, all School Ord re numbered as follows: Amount ol «. Date af Issue Warrant School Dlst. No. 24 General 389 Jan. 24. 1910 « 60 00 School Diet. No. 24 Special J 94 June 10. 1910 60 60 *92 .. 14 87 .97 July 23. 1910 7 25 398 BepL 21. 1910 4 60 School Dlst. No. 29 Special 14 Aug. 2. 1910 40 00 School DiaL No. 34 Special «* Mar. 26. 19U9 47 60 43 Apr. 8, 1909 47 60 School Dlst. No. 41 Genemi 1 Sept. 30. 1910 8 50 4 Oct. 11, 1910 60 uo School Dlst. No. 41 Bpecial 3 -'cpt. *O, 1910 39 60 6 Nov. 6. 1910 g 7 Nov. 10, 1910 20 00 4 .. 2 66 interest will cease on above naui •i ecnuui urdeia and lyuud after February 18, 1911. J. 0. Stream, Oouuiy | reaeursr. CONTEST NOTICE Department of the Interior U. S. Land Office at Lamar. Colorado. November 29, 1910. A sufficient contest affidavit havlag been filed in Ibis oliice by Stephen 11. Eilw, conu-xiant, aguluxt llonieuiead En try No. 5605, Serial No. 01102, made July- 23, 1902, fur Lot 4. SE*4 SWfc and SEVg Section 31, Township 24 8., Range 46 W., 6th Principal Meridian, by George A. Beeiv. Contestee. in which it lx alleged that said George A. Beeix has wholy abandoned bald land for more than four years last past; that he has failed la cultivate said land aa required by law. and that all these defaults con tinue to this date; said parties are hereby noiliied to appeal, respond, and ofler evideuce touching said allegation at 10 o’clock a. ui. on February 17, 1911, before the Register and Receiver at the United State* Land Office In Lamar, Colorado. The aald contestant having, la a proper alfidavit iil<-d Nov. 29. 1911, set forth facts which show that after due diligence personal service «f this nutice can not be made, it la hereby ordered and directed that such notice be given by due and proper publication. Record addreaa of entryman— lainar Colorado. EUGENE M. WHITA^CER. JF your car is out of repair remember we can put it in shape for you in short odrer We carry a good line of automobile supplies always. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Dowler Automobile Company Storage and Rri airing. A. P. HENRY Groceries - Hardware Phone 41. 109 Sooth Main. Hardware, Furniture, Tinware, Harness, etc. W* of rj Um ltrfoot stock m eer ha* ***r anW iu mmnUmru Colorado and ora rail fto yam el lerad price* *v*r known in (hi iSwe tsUsj THE LAMAR HARDWARE CO. Did the Mail Carrier Pass You By? U,IY WORRY? A CONG DIftTANCK (if IP* S\ >1 LMMAtiK WILL BKINU YOU THK UJ VNSWKK. JT*S HIMPLK. CALL M)NQ DWTANCK THE COLORADO TELEPHONE CO. An Agricultural College on Wheels will be Here If you raise stock or poultry, or are in any way concern ed in ariculture, you will be interested in the message tarried by the lecturers ami exhibits with thin demonstra tion train. If you have a home —your own or rented— you and your fsdnily will find it profitable to be on hand when the train rolls in. Free Lecture, and Free Exhibits Your attendance means more money for you. The train Is provided by the Santa Fe with a view of helping you. The Colorado State Agricultural College fu rule he* the lecturers end the exhibits. You are Invited to com* to tills W V filpj Free Show at Santa Fe depot at 12:15 P. M. February 27, 1911 a J. GARVIN, Agt.