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7’/*s only sst of N umarioal Abstracts oj th» Rscurds of Prowers County. Abstracts to Farm and City Property furnished on shortest notice. Also owners of Baldwin , Jay db Co's., Abstracts of Prowers County Records previous to the firs of 1888. Terms reasonable Address I'KOfKfc COUITT ABSTRACT W tVIONEY TO LOAN Plenty of Cmmu Monty f«r <ood Farm and Olty Loans. yjm li and mo. u. WIHT MrtHKHfIM Jesse Johnston returned the first of the week from a short business trip to Chicago. Ernest Allen left yesterday morn ing for Kenton, Oklahoma, to visit his parents. Mrs. W. F. McCue and daughter. Miss Anna May, spent the week end visiting friends at Swink. Attorney W. B. Gordon was at tending to legal busines at the state capital the first of the week. Dr. A. C. Fox is attending th< meeting of the state dental associa tion at Colorado Springs this week. S. S. Smith returned this week from Peru, lowa, where he had been visiting his mother for several weeks W. S. Sidlow left the first of th« week for the Kansas harvest fields where he expects to work for several months. Raymond Scribner, who has been on the sick list for several weeks, wa.- able to be out on the streets again this week. J. F. Gamble and (’has. E. Gamble of Wiley came in on Tuesday evening to attend the special conclave of Mal ta Commandery. M. J. McMillin of the atate stock inspection board was in Denver on Tuesday attending the regular month ly meeting of the board. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hagerman and Mrs. J. A. Stinson came up from Springfield Tuesday to visit Lamar and do some shopping. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Gerecke and daughter. Miss Gladys, and son, Ed gar, were down from Rocky Ford last Thursday for a short visit. Messrs. Harry- Wallace and Cha*. Hansen went down to Springfield last Saturday to set up the Junior linotype machine in the Herald office. M. J. Underwood after a visit of ten days in Umar with his mother Mrs. M. R. Underwood, returner! last Saturday to his home in Kansas City. Raymond Pixley arrived from Ol ney, Illinois, last week and expects to spend a part of the summer visiting with his brother, Dr. I. D. Pixley, ami wife. Mrs. L. M. Kinsman, who has been visiting her son, R. T. Kinsman, and family in Umar, left the first of the week for her home in Long Beach. California. Mrs. Jennie Headle has returned from an eleven months’ stay in Cali fornia. She is now living in the new bungalow recently constructed at 520 South Main. Miss Ruby Johnston leaves the last of this week for Colorado Springs where she has accepted a position as teacher in the Boutwell Arts and Crafts school. Robert Adams came down from Las Animas on last Thursday and at a special communication of the Masoni. Lodge the second degree was confer-1 red on him. At a special conclave of Malta Com mandery No. 32, Knights Templar, on Tuesday evening the Knight Templar degree was conferred on Albert A Hagerman and C. Frost Liggett. Mias Frances Potter of Blackwell. Oklahoma, and Miss Grace Keizer of Woodard, same state, left Wednesday for Colorado Springs and Boulder for the summer, after spending two weeks in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gso. B. Coovsr. Louis Latzer of Highlands, Illinois, president of the Helvetia Milk Con densing Co., visited with Manager E. G. Meyer of the local plant last week. Dick Creaghe left the first of the week for Kansas City and it is an nounced that he will return as a benedict. The happy event is said to be arranged for Saturday- evening. Miss Alma Leatherman, who was a week end guest in the home of Mrs. Geo. B. Coover, returned to Locust Grove ranch, home of her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Leatherman. A crowd of Springfield citizens as: witnesses in a big scrap over a piece of Baca county land last week made the land office look like boom days again, but it only lasted a short time. E. M. Mcars has been selling sev eral large blocks of Mustang Oil Co. stock lately and it is expected that sufficient funds will soon be secured to continue the development work at the camp. 1~ Wirt Markham went up to Den ver on last Saturday and spent several days with the other members of the state immigration board arranging for the campaign to advertise the stat*-\s resources. C. C. Crecelius arrived from St. Louis where he saw the firs, day’.- session of the democratic convention. Watching the crack of the presiden tial whip made him a stronger repub lican than ever before and tha» is making it pretty strong. W. E. Coover, E. E., who has spent a two weeks vacation in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. B. Coover. left Friday night, June 16th. for New York City, where he holds a very responsible position with the New York Edison Co. Lyle Downing, eldest son of Sheriff Downing, who has been in the engi neering office of the Santa Fe at To peka for the past two years, has re signed and accepted a better position with the Oregon Short Line with head quarters at Salt I.ake City. Frank B. Van Gundy and son, Blair, have been visiting friends in laimar this week. Frank is one of the pio neer newspaper men of the the great southwest anad has many friends all ever this section. He has been work ing this week in the News office. Somebody issued Bobby McGrath • “License to Lie” this week, but all of his many friends immediately- rec ognized it as a fake. If it had been labeled “Renewal of License” most of them would have fallen for it at once. It’s too late to be issuing him an original. Orient Chapter No. 32, R. A. M.. at the regular convocation this week conferred the Mark Master degree on Merwin S. Coover and T. E. Kinnee. After this week the various Masonic bodies will have to take a vacation un til the completion of the new temple the latter part of August. Sheriff Downing received word from Denver this morning from Dr. Hall that John A. Simpson, our popular ex-sheriff, had been operated on for appendicitis, and had come from un der the anesthetic in nice shape, and was doing fine. Mr. Simpson has been SAFETY FIRST Why do you take chances, when life is at stake? Why not take y our Prescriptions to a Drug Store that is properly equipped to fill them? We are the only Drug Store in Prowers county that employs more than one Registered Pharmacist. We don’t allow our soda Fountain boys to fill Prescriptions or dispense drugs. We handle only Pure Drugs, Reliable Jewelry, Books, Stationery, Cigars, Soft Drinks NO LOTTERY, NO SCHEMES, NO FAKES. You get 100 cents worth for every $ l.OO you spend with us. We have estsblished our rep utation for Honest Goods at Honest Prices. Remember the place Druggist N. N. McLEAN Jeweler The Old Reliable The Buy Right and (E»t. Jan. 1895) Sell Right Store , suffering for several years, and left for Denver Monday to consult j Dr. Hall. His host of Prowers coun ty friends will hope for his complete restoration to health. Word was received last week from Groom, Texas, of the death on June Uth of Mrs. M. J. Lyon, for a num ber of years a resident of She moved from here with her husband several years ago anad has since liv ed in Texas. She was u sister of J. A. Rourke of Umar anti had many friends in this vicinity. H. D. Applegate and family ami i Mr. and Bert Merwin spent several] days camping and fishing out at the ' reservoirs the past week. Fred Ap -1 plegate, the eleven year old son of Hubert, caught an eighteen pound catfish which gave him a hard strug gle, but the little fellow stayed with it until he had the fish safe. Mr. Samuel Johnston of San Fran cisco stopped in Lamar this week to visit his brothers, W. J. and J. M. Johnston, and families. He is on his way- to Philadelphia to attend the annual convention of the Nation al Advertising Agents Association, where he will be one of the speakers. Mr. W. J. Johnston, who was ser iously injured in the HUto accident near Two Buttes early in May, wu> able to come down to the store for the first time on Tuesday afternoon. His host of friends in Lumar are glad to know he is improving more rapidly than the physicians expected and hope to see him soon restored to com i plete health. Mervin S. Coover left Thursday on No. 5 after spending two weeks with • his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. 15. 1 Coover. Mr. Coover will return to Butte, Montana, from there he will go to Avery, Idaho, where he will be r transferred and will be employed by the same company. Mr. Coover is E. E. for the Montana Power Co. The calling out of tii militia stops -1 one very promising bus>m ss in lu ' mar. Dr. Indian Davis had estab':sh ed an agency to prepare and examine applicants for jobs as to the'r abilHy . to meet the demands of “quirk ser vice.” This innovation was much ap t preciated by our citizens especially I those looking for entertainment in the evening. Married—At the residence of Rev. W. S. Crozier on Tuesday evening I Mr. Theodore L. Adams and Miss Ada Strong, daughter of Mrs. W. P ! Strong. Both of the young peopl* ( are recent graduates of the laimar t high school and two of the most pop , ular of the younge r social set of La mar. They left for Colorado Springs to spend several weeks honeymoon . und will then make their home in I,a --i mar. The best wishes and hearty i congratulations of a host of friends . goes with them. Attorney Chas. L. Doughty came , up from Springfield and spent Sunday with his parents. He made his first address to a jury- at the present term i of court at Springfield and as it was I the first case on the docket he prar r ticallv dedicated the new court house, r He was assisting in the prosecution -of a criminal case and as the result I was the first conviction for a num i ber of years in Baca county, he sue War! War War! | No condition as serious as the present one has ever con fronted the consumers of the country. Prices keep march ing onward and upward, and no one seems to know where they’ll stop. We do know this, and we want you to know it for your own good -that our prices thus far haven't ad vanced a penny, nor have our values been lessened a particle. In other words, there’s a lot of sound, shrewd sense in an ticipating your requirements while that condition exists— your foresight will reap a mighty handsome reward. We are showing a splendid line of Panama Hats, Sport and Silk Shirts, Kool Cloth and Palm Beach Suits for these hot days. PALACE CLOTHIER A.PULTZ Everything—Men, Young Men and Boy« Wear EAST SIDE—TWO DOORS SOUTH OF CITIZENS STATE BANK NOTICE We have just put ia a large stock of FRESH GARDEN SEEDS We sell the seeds in bulk. By buying in bulk you get more seed for the money than whan they come in sealed packages. Call and get prices, and exim ine our scads. LAMAR SEED CO. eroded in making quite* fa record for a first effort. LOST —Child’s red wool sweater on Wednesday in Umar. R. M. KAY. Wiley, Colorado. Pigs for Sale Inquire of Ed Williams, just east of Goodale place. WANTED —Second hand buggy. Chas. F. Hiley, Umar. OCULIST AND DENTIST Ail work will be done by the latest and most up to date methods. I ease the pain when necessary. 1 treat aad cure ail diseases of the mouth and gums and loose teeth, and guarantee all 1 do to be satisfactory. My lino of eye glasses is complete and I fit as few can do. I have a University ed ucation and do not take second place to any man. Dr. Dowdey. Phono Isirnar 30R.