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THE LAMAR REGISTER
Published Weekly by GEO. B. MERRILL Editor and PublislMer G. FAYETTE BLANTON Manager Industrial Dept. Entered at the Postoffice at Lamar Colorado, as second-class matter. APRIL 126, 1011. Bent nad Prowars District Tbe news coming from those in terested in the Bent and Prowers district is very encouraging and it looks as if the Southwest Construction Co. will begin actual work on their big contract during May. There has been a big amoaut of necessary work to do getting ready for this big project, but it is being rapidly disposed of by Manager Fred L. Harris. It will be great news for a large number of our people, in fact for the whole community, when the work begins. Land Office to Move An order was received at the to tal laud office today to move to the Silver block, aud five uiiuutea later every room on the second floor of the block was taken. The suite of offices in the front and taking all space south of Attorney Todd's offices will be the home of the land officials after May Ist. J. A. Williams, C. B. Thomau, C. E. Bllllngslea and 0. F. Liggett will move to the rear offices on the same floor. District Court The case of Watson vs. Cain in district court tor $3750 commission on a real estate transfer went to the Jury for a verdict Wednesday evening. The Jury hung, from IS to 20 years at hard Felipe Jara was sentenced to in the penitentiary for murder in the second degree and was taken to Canon CKy the first of the week by Sheriff Slmpaon. Tbe Jury on the case of Thomp. son vs. House failed to bring in a verdict and were dismissed- A plea tor a new hearing of the } Brookshire case will be made oh May 3rd. Judge Hunter is in Trinidad holding a special session of court and Judge Owens of Cripple Creek is bolding court this week in his piece. Lurge Contract Let on the Chiving ton Canal The big 60-toot headgate and 200-foot diversion dam at the head, gate of the Chlvtngton supply ca nal was let yesterday to C. G. Sheeley of Denver. This la one of the largest canals In the Arkansas valley and tbe Installation of this mammoth headgate and dam means the early delivery -of water into the Chlvtngton reservoir. Work is to be commenced within ten days. Lamar Merchants Loyal to Home Industry It has frequently been contend ed that tbe manufacturer finds his local home market not appreciative of his product, and that it is more the exception than the rule where the public demands home-made pro ducts, and the consumers generally prefer to use foodstuff* especially away from home. THE LAMAR REGISTER ig in possession of an EXTENSIVE, INCREASING MAILING LIST to people who are believed to be interested in the purchase of Property, Land and Farms in Prowers County . The Register is sent Each Week to such people with the compliments of The Lamar Commercial Club and the following Reliable Land and Real Estate firms: Tbe American Beet Huger Coe The D. H. Dane Land Co. Tbe Morton Strain Investment On. The Payne Investment Co. g. The Albert E. King Land Co. Wilson Hardin (Irrigated Alfalfa Farms) E. E. Pike (Irrigated Lend and Farms) Bell A White (Chlvtngton Land*) llramlon, P. <>.. glows County Kirkpatrick A Bennett ( ReUnquislimesit* and denied Land) a. Brookshire A Co. (Hu mwlftnK Desert and Irri Lands) John F. Cnrry (Real Estate and City Property) Now this condition has been con clusively not true in Lamar. Per sistent and smart trade tactics have 1 been repeatedly attempted to snip bread into Lamar. Bakeries locuteu in Colorado cities, making good bread, aud extensively advertising same, have made strenuous effort to establish their trude among La mar grocers but to no avail. Thu l.amar mill supplies tbe best grade of flour, our local bakeries arc adequate to the demand, and our Lamar ’ bread winners” and bread eaters are appreciative, home-build ing people. A number of social ariairs are scheduled for this week, give.ii in honor of Mrs. A. E. Bent, who soon leave for Denver, and Mrs. Smith, who soon returns to her home in, Missouri. The State Sunday School Asso ciation at Pueblo on June 13, 14 and 15 will be one of the big events of the summer. See the lo cal officers aud make arrangements to attend. Mrs William W. Cooper enter tained a number of her friends at bridge whist on Thursday. Sixteen ladies were the fortunate guests of Mrs. Cooper aud enjoyed a de lightful afternoon. W. D. O'Neil was in Pueblo the first of the week to meet his moth er, Mrs. Gertrude O'Neil, who was returning from a visit of two mouths In Durango. She will make her home with Mr. O'Neil here. Judge Fee officiated Tuesday noon at tbe wedding of James Hughes aud Edith O’Dell, and Ar thur Shupe and Mabel C. Dodd, all of Lamar. All of the parties are well known and they have many friends in I-auiar who wish them much happLness. Editor Joe T. Lawless returned .om Hot Springs on Sunday aud '■as able to be down town today for the first time. He is much im proved In health by his rest aud treatment at the Springs but is still unable to do much work in the office. Hin friends hope he will continue to improve and that warm weather will find him holding down hi* regular place on the bleachers as well as in the Sparks office. New Telephone Directory The Colorado Telpehone Co. wishes to announce that their new directory goes to press on May 10. Anyone desiring a telephom or contemplating change of ser vice or address will please com municate with the majiager be Core that date. We will give away free while they last a beautiful picture with each Jar of Pompeian Massage Cream. N. N. McLean, Druggist A Jeweler i - ‘ Clairvoyant Mme. Celester, Chicago’s famous Header, enroute to the Pacific coast, will stop for a few days only In Umar. Don’t fall to uon sult her. Rooms 1 aud 2, Cooper block. Finest Carnations at Drug & Jewelry store Saturday and Sunday, 5c each, 50c per dozen. Bring your Pauuma or other Hats. We will make them look like new. COOVER. The Tailor. Phone Umar 35. YOU CAN’T LOSE US! Warm Weather or Gold Weather ' W|TB ™ PLUMBING A SPECIALTY G C HUDDLESTON HARDWARE, IMPLEMENTS. HARNESS THE COST STORE, is ready to Incorporate and all signers are hereby notified to i»e present at a meeting to be held for that purpose at the 1. O. O. F. Hall, Lamar, Colorado. Saturday May 6, 1911, ut 2:30 P. M. ALL OTHERS, who are interested in the formation of such an organization, are also Invited to meet with the signers o i the above date. Oppor tunity to become charter members will be given to all who wish to do so up to and including Saturday, May 6, 1911. Come to the meet ing; It does not commit you, un loss you wish to sign up. You must buy goods, therefore you must pay profits to someone. You have paid for a share in the Cost Store every year since you had a family to support. lJuless you do something to save the pro fits you will continue to pay for t his share once or twice a year as long as you live. YOU must pay Tor It auyway. do you want to run it YOURSELF, or do you want to pay for It every year and still see someone else run It? It’s up to you. THE PROWKRB-BACA AMERICAN CONSUMER'S ASSOCIATION. F. G. BENNETT. Organizer ut IWtMMtt Merc. Co. Store 107 So. Main SI. Phone Lunar K 5. TWENTY YEARS AGO Notes From Lamar Register of April 25, 1891 The ” Divine Sarah” was Ln Den ! ver but Lamarites were too poor to take in the show. A number of large orchards were lM*lng planted. J. O. Stream, W. P. James and E. B. Leatherman were among the largest. Married- At the residence of the bride on last Tuesday evening, Mr. F. E. Irwin and Mrs. Stella 1 E. Morris. Rev. Kent White offlc j luting. The Salvation Army has estab | lished headquarters in I«atnar with Captain Happy Billy, the “Drummer Prince” Ln charge. Gen. W. I. Craddock has estab lished a fort ln the Bent ditch and dynamite. It is causing more ex planted all the approa* lies with dtement than the prosiiecta of the Italian war, and the fort i* given a wide bert.h by all work mein in the ditch. The commissioners' refused to renew contract for use of the rail road bridge at old Granada for wagon bridge. Born—To Mr. and Mrs. J. L. May Held, a fine boy. — (Granada • orrespondem-e.) Cleaning and pressing We will make your old clothes look like new. COOVER. The Tailor Phone Tuimar 35. For Sale Household furniture. also out doors sleeping room. Inquire at Rooms 5 ard C over Cutler's store GAZON The Imported Champion Percheon Stallion and Firat Prize Winner, registered m France No. 69,344 and in America under 70,569, will make the season of 1911 as follows: At the farm.of Volaojr Lyvoro, 5 mil*# oorth of Lamar MONDAYS. TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS At Ik. riuuM V. 11., Ruth. Wil.y, oa THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS GAZON la a beautiful black Btalliou weighing 2035 lbs. aud a aura foal getter. He was imported by Robert Burgees A Son, Wenona, 111., aud Deuver, Colo., in August, 1910. He will be handled by Mr. Ernest 'I ouillnsou, whose experience aud skll iu such matters is sufficient . o guarantee that mares will be gotten with foal If such s thing is possible, aud everything will be done to prevent accident, but tba owners will not be re sponsible If any should occur. TERMS:—SI6 to insure with foal; $l2 for tbe season till July and payable at tbe eud or season. If mars Is sold, traded or taken from the county, money becomes due at once. If mare is tried it holda her for tbe season. The Wiley Percheon Horse Association YOLNKY LYVEKE, T. J. FAIltBl R.\, U. U. LAMBON, Owsws Phones: Red JOl and Kasirti 13-11 BEN GILL The Thoroughbred Mammoth Jack, will make the season of 1911 at Wiley, with Gazon BEN GILL la a splendid specimen of Jack flesh 16 bauds high, big bone, wblL- belly aud mealy points and black ln color. He was bred by T. W. Cawthron, Wilson county, Tenn. He in a sure foal getter. Ben Gill v l r*e bundled by Ernest Tomlin son, tbe grcom ol Gazon. TERMS $ J 2.00 to insure with foal. $ ( «.30 <>r tbe season, thin latter fee due aud payable July i. If main is rold, traded or taken from tbs county, money bee out- du< nt ones. The Wiley Jack Company, Proprietors. ROBUS No. 5410 (58898) PEDICKKE: Foaled in 1904. Sired by Arcole 30314, he by Capital! 7770, out oi .Marie May. Dam Esperante 49631, she by Cnpitame 9372, out of Marie de Silly 28195. Bred by Mr. Oscar Descufau* of Steenkerque. Imported iu November, 1909, by Hubert Burgess 4c Sou of Wenona, Illionis. KOHLS is a strawberry roan, dark mane and tail and weighs shout 1900 lbs. TKK.MS: $15.00 to insure mare with foal; $lB.OO for colt to stand ami suck. If bred to insure, money is due when mare is known to be in foal. If bred for live colt money is due one year from first breeding. If mare is sold, traded or taken from county money is due at once. Care is taken to prevent accidents, but will not be responsible should any occur. Phone Wiley 20-6. The horse will make the season of 1911 at the May Valley Beet Dump. Where Herbert Heath now resides. IAY VALLEY BELGIAN HORSE (0. T. H. HEATH, Pree. E. J. PHELAN, Sec. ED. LINVILLE, Keeper. TT I^.