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The Delta independent. (Delta, Colo.) 1886-19??, August 24, 1906, Image 4

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General Transfer Men
Dealers in Juanita Coal
OFFICE with Travis & Castle Both Phones
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Delta, Colorado
President. ' Manager.
E. E. Young H. E. Perkins D. P. Cook
A. J. Vorse J. S. Charlton
A Home Company of Home People
Give them your orders and KEEP MONEY AT HOME
“A Friend of Mine,
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1- Cutting Out Dullness by Cutting Down Prices g|
IBS IMMENSE STOCK of EMBROIDERIES on the bargain tables A / I A Aft i/arrlc AA / LADIES TUB SUITS .'« off Kg!
500 yds. —Half Price— all widths 3c to 24c yd. 1 1 JL/ Ivl/U j HOYS WASHABLE Blouse Suits 25c
|||| HOT PRICES on COOL SKIRTS to clean out balance of white ■T T A |/d LADIES, MISSES and Childrens Canvas Shoes---Great Reduction
Linen and Indian Head Skirts. Choice up to $1.25 worth up to $3.00 il X~aV/ J. VIJ LiAl VY TWO TABLES of shoe bargains-AU Kinds- low and high cut styles
CHILDRENS WASH DRESSES 25 per cent off to suit the taste Sacrifice Prices
SM EVERYTHING in MILLINERY _ Half Price Neat Styles First Quality Come before these lines are broken Njjjra
m Oddsandends-aastdsizea-worthup to |fi . 35t yd-UnreStridCd choiCE-SSC yd GREATLY REDUCED |g
S Silks etc; all new styles and perfect %X j vl* In this lot you will find the very new- $lO.OO all wool 2pc suits $5.00
goods—regular price 25, 30 to 50c a yd. 50CCnt CHOICE 50CCRt . . .. ~ widths and cst wur P 8» B tissues, silk mulls $lO.OO 3pc wool suits $6 90
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|| New bargains every day from each department ||
Local and Personal
George W. Thorp, district manager
of the Colorado Telephone company,
was in town Wednesday. His head
quarters are at Montrose and he has a
big territory to look after. He says
the Colorado is building to Grand Mesa
and has five miles of post holes com
pleted. They will soon be there and
then both phones can be used.
i Clarence Smith and wife were out to
their ranch on Cedar Mesa Sunday
where the family of C. H. Dorsey have
been undergoing such an affliction with
typhoid fever. Five members of the
family have been stricken with the
( disease, including Mrs. Dorsey and four
' children. Mrs. Dorsey’s life was des
paired of for a time, but we are glad to
report that all are now convalescent
and their recovery expected.
J. B. Hocker, a pioneer citizen of
Colorado, having come to the state in
' 1863, died at his home at Cedaredge
Sunday morning after a very brief
j illness, although he has been ailing for
several months. Mr. Hocker was
| gradually worn down by stomach and
j liver trouble. He leaves a wife and
j four grown sons and was born in the
state of Pennsylvania in 1832. The
body was shipped to Monte Vista, his |
former home, for burial.
J. C. Hart drew No. 384 in the Sho
shoni reservation land drawing in
Wyoming and went up there to select
| his land, but was called home before
he could do so on account of the very
serious illness of Mrs. Hart, who is a
sufferer from heart trouble. She was I
reported much better the first of the
week. Mr. Hart tells the Independent
that there is a great deal of dissatis
faction on the part of those who drew
claims, due to the way the state engi- ,
neer of Wyoming handled the water
question pertaining to this land. Under
the Wyoming law, it seems, the state
engineer has power to contract with
any outside corporation to handle the
water and he did so, turning the con-1
tract to a Chicago corporation, which
is given five years in which to deliver
water to the ranchmen and they are to
pay for it at the rate of £2O per acre
cash, £25 per acre on five years time or
S3O per acre on ten years time. This
simply means that the very large per
centage of those who get the land will
pay the last named figure for their
water. Mr. Hart says hundreds are
turning away disgusted with this ar
rangement and will not file. He was
impressed with the country and the
general lay of the land and says under
right conditions it could be made a fine
district. If Mrs. Hart’s health permits
he may go back.
All roads lead to Delta’s Big Bargain
House. While in Delta buy your dry
goods, shoes and clothing at Kamsay
Dry Goods Co. Spend your money
where it will do the most good. One
dollar here will purchase as much as
two elsewhere. 8-17-21.
Make Delta Beautiful.
One of the advertisements in the In
dependent is headed: “Make Delta
Beautiful.'' While this phraase is used
extensively by the boosters of other
towns, yet it seems to us that no pret
tier slogan could be adopted by our peo
ple generally. Let us get the habit of
saying, “Make Delta Beautiful." But
we must not stop by adopting such a
a motto; we must carry out its mean
ing. Now, how are we to make Delta
beautiful? There are numerous ways,
but this is a matter that must be car
ried out by individual initiative. It is
not like lining a company of soldiers up
and giving the command to ‘•march."
The Independent can command the
people of Delta to paint their houses,
park their curbing, keep well watered
and closely clipped lawn 3, set out trees,
1 build cement sidewalks and do other
things that would add to the beauty of
the town, but the people can tell the
Independent to go hence, if they want
to. If we make Delta beautiful it will
be by the volunteer act of the individ-1
ual citizen and the Independent in
suggesting the adoption of such a mot
, to and in writing editorials about mak
ing Delta beautiful, simply hopes to
create a public sentiment that will re
sult in every citizen taking a personal
1 pride in his own property and trying to
make it look as good or a little better
, than his neighbors.
We have noticed some very pretty
lawns in Delta, but in nearly every
case the space between the walk and
the road has been left to grow up in
weeds and detract from the beauty of i
the lawn fully one-half. It is not much I
more expense and little more work to ;
keep the space between the walk and
| the curb parked. If you can give the j
lawn that time and attention necessary |
to keep it in good condition, you can’t j
afford to let the space between the j
walk and the curb go to dirty and un- j
sightly weeds.
We have seldom seen a town so bad- ;
1 ly in need of the judicious use of good
paint as is Delta. While there are nu
merous instances of handsomely paint- j
ed dwellings there are also numerous ;
instances of neglect along this line. We j
never could see any economy in an un-1
■ kept property.
I Now, some citizen is going to say:!
“I don’t see any use in working my
head off to keep my property shining |
when Tom Jones, across the street, lets ,
things go to rack and ruin." Well, if
Tom Jones is that sort he wdl either be
compelled to reform or he will eventu
ally bo succeeded by some one else.
People who let things go to rack and
ruin don’t last forever and his success-1
or, seeing his neighbor’s worthy exam
ple is very likely to get busy trimming
things up.
Every citizen of Delta looks forward
to a large growth and to increased i
values. It is coming whether we tidy
things up or not, but we should take j
individual pride in having a clean, neat |
town to show the great crowd of stran
gers who will be coming our way dur
ing the next two or three years.
If Delta presents a good appearance
we will get the best of them; if it don’t
we will get a less number of the best
class than we otherwise would. We
want all the “best people" we can get.
Let’s all unite and do our part as indi
viduals toward making Delta beautiful.
Distinguished bv outside appearance and
inside worth. We are better prepared
than ever, with our lurge and well assort
ed Fall Stock to serve the boys with school
suits of sterling quality, at prices thut
will please the most economical mother.
Norfolk Styles, 4 to 13 yrs. 2.75 to
Two Piece, Double Breasted, 0 to
Boy’s Long Pants Suits, 10 to 16 yrs
Young Men’s Suits, sizes 32 to 38
tors Short Mode 10 Stand Romp and Play
The 76 School Shoe 1.75. 2.00. 2.50
Nap-a-Tan The best shoe to wear we
Boy's Hats, Caps, Shirts, Stockings and Everything the boy will need In wearing apparel
C °Slyfe Remington Elliott
Prices I
Outfitter of MEN and BOY'S
Arc You Going Camping?
July is the Camping Month. If you are
going, and you ought to, we would offer
for your selection a full complement of
the necessities. Here is the list:
Tents, $B.OO to $825.00
Hammocks, 50c to $5.00
Dutch Ovens, 1.50
Hatchets, 50c
A Big Stock of Firearms
and Ammunition
A full assortment of Hope, Fiyimr Pans, Kettles, Knives and Forks,
Spoons, and all the accessories.
■ -Mercantile Company=
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Added to the convenience of the city. The
connecting link is THE TELEPHONE. It
keeps the ranch in touch with the busy com
i*'" mercial centers, the county scat of govern-
J’ ment. the markets, the implement dealers,
and, best of all. the doctor. The ranch lines
JutfST f unite the entire neighborhood into one family.
If SB ( the members being able to share each others
i troubles as well as social pleasures.
| You need a Telephone

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