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By H. K. CORRELL, Delta’s Progressive Dealer in Stoves, Ranges, Graniteware, Dishes, Fur niture, Wall Paper, Linoleum and in fact everything you need in the house furnishng line. RESOLVED, to sell the best good that money can buy. RESOLVED, that prices be lower than the lowest; qual ity considered. RESOLVED, to deliver goods promptly and in perfect condition. RESOLVED, to give a square deal all the way round. Thanking you all for you liberal patronage in the past and hop ing the above resolution will appeal to you, I wish you all A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR % Go to the Porter & Obert Hardware Company For Bargains. i Delta Racket Store We extend our wishes for a Happy New Year to you, and desire that you remember this firm as the place where you are always treated courteously and made welcome :::::: Wo carry a complete line of Underwear, JPosiery. <5Vc. Come and see us. Delta Racket Store Local and Personal. I Special Sale on Clothing at the Spot Cash. tf. Odds and ends of ehina at cost. Por ter & Obert. j Cooks Cascara Cold Cure cures your cold while you sleep. Only 26c. Delta Best Flour $1.10; your money refunded by the Spot Cash if it is not satisfactory. tf. Blaine Young is here from south western lowa looking at the country. He is a friend of M. J. Higgins. T. H. Mower and T. E. Lamb and wife are among those attending the stock show in Denver this week. M. R. Welch was at Hotchkiss the first of the week attynding a meeting of the Co-operative Telephone Co. W. D. Wheeler was called to Minne sota, Monday, by a telegram announc ing the serious illness of his mother. On account of final settlement of the case “People vs. Braisted,” the town treasury has been enriched in the sum of $188.35. J. S. Turner and wife were over from Salida last week looking at the country. They expect to come back and locate. Wanted -To trade the best paying business in Delta for ranch or town property. Address at once, Box 188, Delta, Colo. tf. 10 lb. Honey-Suckle Lard $1.15. 51b. Honey-Suckle Lard 60c. Any place so they say. Some dealers take 5 per cent off for cash. tf. According to Game Warden Light the quail season does not open until the first of next November and closes the 30th. of the same month. Clarence Nelson and family passed thru Delta Sunday enroute from Paonia to Tacoma, Wash, and other Pacific coast points, for a two months trip. The W. O. W. and Women of Wood craft hold joint installation at the Odd Fellows hall next Monday night. Fol lowing the exercises an oyster supper will be served. j The Palisade Tribune notes that a familiar sight at the street crossings is the man with the hoe and the woman with the hose. Observing chap, to ! notice the former. Tony Nigro has resigned as leader of the Montrose band. We need a band lin Delta. Why not get Tony to come ,up and run it for us? Somebody write and see if he could be induced. L. C. Miller of the firm Miller & Viele, loan agents at Salt Lake, has been in the county this week. In company with W. H. Burnett he took a look at the North Delta canal last Sunday. At the bride’s home in west Olathe on Wednesday Mr. Swan Blixt and Mrs. T. A. Church were united in the j Holy bonds of matrimony. The happy couple expect to move to Telluride soon.—Olathe Criterion. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Vanderbeck and daughter made a trip to Delta and Montrose this week. J. C. gave an exhibit of his method of grafting, which j was very acceptable and will be of ben | efit to many.— Paonia Booster. • George H. Whitelaw and family : came in from Minersville, Calf., Mon I day. Robert, who has been attending i school at Berkeley, arrived a few days I previous. The family are here to re- I main at least until next summer while l Mr. Whitelaw will probably return to I California in the near future, where he has large interests. Dr. A. F. Cummings of Telluride, has been in town this week and expects to locate here to practice his profession, vetinery surgery. The doctor hasi been in high altitudes, where long winters prevail, for many years and he wishes to make a change on account i climatic conditions. He is pleased with | Delta and our fine climate. | Ed Silva spent last week at the short agricultural course school held at Delta, and he says the farmers who did not attend suffered a decided loss. The course was fine, and very instructive in practical things. He had great success with the Bean Sprayer, and showed the j natives just how to do things in the spraying line.-Montrose Enterprise. While Miss Ruby Turner was walk ing down Main street Monday evening a rock thrown by a boy struck her on the ankle, inflicting a painful injury of at least temporary seriousness. Miss Turner was unable to walk home and has been detained at home from her work all week. Indiscriminate throw ing of rocks by small boys should be looked after closely by the town mar shall. W. T. McMurray, of Denver, is here looking after his extensive interests in this county. He owns 375 acres near Eckert and has valuable water rights, including an interest in several reser voirs. Mr. McMurray has been an en gineer on the Santa Fe for 30 years and on the 17th. of last October encountered his first wreck, receiving serious inju ries from which he will probably never fully recover. He contemplates mak ing his home in Delta at some future time. The work of M. J. Higgins, manager of the Ramsey Dry Goods Store in this city, was handsomely recognized by t Mr. Ramsey, president of the corpora . tion, during his recent visit to Delta. Mr. Higgins was presented with a block of the company stock in recognition of the able manner in which he has handled • the Delta store. Mr. Higgins already owned some stock which he bought r from the standpoint of a good invest • ment. The experience of Manager Higgins in thus receiving reward for the painstaking work performed in be half of his employer should be a lesson ! to the class of employes who want the reward before performing the service. | We have never taken much stock in the “soul-less corporation” theory. The majority of employers, be it cor porations or individuals, are only too ‘ glad to reward merit. The trouble is they so seldom have the opportunity. ( . W. Cunningham and Mr. and Mrs. K. h. Hubbard left yesterday morning for If os ton, Mass., where Mr. Cunning ham and Mrs. Hubbard will* take a • special treatment for rheumatism, i They expect to be away for some time, i J. S. Charlton is in Boston now where he has been taking the same treatment and he writes back a very favorable , rejK>rt regarding the success of the cure. Mr Cunningham will visit his old home in West Virginia before he returns. Alfred H. DeNike, special agent of the Colorado Telephone Co., was in town Wednesday and was a welcome caller at this office. In line with the class of men employed by the Colorado ' we found Mr. DeNike a very pleasant i ' and entertaining young man. He says his company is well pleased with the present condition and growth of their | business in this county and that Mr. I Nutter, as manager, is increasing the number of phones rapidly. Fred C. Sweinhart orders the Inde- ; PENDENT sent to him at Eckert. He at tended the Short Course last week anti feels that he gained a great deal of val uable information about conducting the fruit ranch bought by his father and Mr. Ix)hr last summer. The young man came out from lowa some time ago and will have charge of the prop erty and he realizes that he has a job of good big dimensions on his hands. Dr. Ridley will build on Meeker street lots, dirjectly across from the school house, as earlv next spring as weather will |>ermit. He expects to put up a thoroly modern house of eleven rooms the construction of which will cost sev eral thousand dollars. V. V. Ridley will also build a house on Meeker street. The outlook for a building boom in Delta I next summer is very bright indeed. Prosecutions for violations of the fish i law are becoming numerous. M F. ' Benefiel, of Cedaredge, was tried be fore Justice Beverlin and fined $25 ar.d i costs. Information was filed by Otto C. Peterson. The offense was seining , in the Gunnison river above the Un-| I compahgre. We understand that sein ing below the Uncompahgre is not a violation of the statutes. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Singleton, ac companied by their little daughter, | went to Denver yesterday where they , ' will remain for ten days or two weeks. Mr. Singleton is having serious trouble ; with his eye and it is to consult a specialist that they are making the trip. They will also visit numerous: friends. Mrs. Michael O’Rourke Jr., besides subscribing for the Independent on her own account sends a copy for the ensuing year to her sister, Mrs. J. L. ! Shultz at Lincoln, New Mexico. Mrs. j O’Rourke says they expect to move to the Wilcox pl&ce on Garnet mesa prior to the first of March. W. A. Davis, new proprietor of the Home Cafe, served an excellent turkey dinner last Sunday. The place was , liberally patronized. Mr. Davis expects to make Sunday dinners a specialty. J. E. Gearhart and T. B. Platt of Hawarden, lowa, and S. Stecvens of ('anon City are inspecting Delta real estate. They are in custody of F. G. Myers. A, E. Penley returned Sunday from a trip to Denver. He reports the weather much colder there than here The Co-operative Telephone Co. have out a new directory and it is a decided improvement over the old one. Ist, 2nd or .'ird cutting alfalfa for Male in stock or will haul. Address, R. D. Heinbockel, Read, Colo. Mrs. F. L. Cuddeback of Pueblo, took a look at our country this week under the guidance of F. G. Myers. Tracy G. Wheeler was down from Paonia to spend Sunday with home folks. Hot lunch for school children at Smith’s Lunch Wagon. Mrs. J. W. Bourne, of Eckert, went to Denver Monday. C. C. C. C.—Cooks Cascara Cold Cure, only 26c. Rev. Fish delivers a lecture at Clifton to-night. Cooks Cascara Cold Cure, cures colds, 25c. O. K. Flour SI.OO at the Spot Cash. tf. Get the Habit — The Arrival of the fflfl C--C Bets y ou thinking of the many ' ' -AiLS delightful spins you hope to have ,/l>v J y'J'%i V) in 1907. Is you wheel right for /f^g,if- -v 4 a good start snd a strong finish? u / \ Let’s look it over and put in our best licks to make sure of your W VI r l\ bicycling pleasure. A dollar now i ! rna y save you many dollars later ' , If Sewing Machines Repaired, Skates Ground. /m LJ'fjjfn j) Jj Rubber Stamps and Gun Work. \ Q. C. ENGLISH copywiciiT Colorado Phone Black 272 Co-Op Phone 32 N. H. CASTLE & CO. Real Estate, Loans, Insurance Public Auctioneer. DELTA, . COLODADO. , TURNER & HUNTLEY Pioneer Grocery Men There are two reasons why we solicit your trade one is because we are |>ositivc we can please you, and the other is that you may return any article you purchase that is not satisfactory Does’t that Proposition Appeal to You? J' Fall Shoes Full of Comfort. Shoes to fit feet and vet not /,*. (if provoke profanity need not be ungainly and outlandish in cut. ft p) M Quite the contrary! Our latest fcv EifJ f models in walking shoes are A- the acme o( beauty because J ' they conform to the shape of human feet—for the same * l—r tofv.»,a«T-Y// ‘"VA reason they ease pain instead of causing it. All styles—lal prices GALE BROS., asssng- Della, Colo. Pleases Every Lady. No woman will do without the C-curity Placket Fastener, when once she sees what it is. It is an appliance for fas tening the folds of a dress skirt and Delta women who have seen it say it is just THE thing. They are going like hot-cakes. Drop in and see one. See ing is believing. Joe Pregent. fOR MEAT LOVERS a Happy New Year in mire to come if your meat iH sup pliod by the CENTRAL MARKET, oh on good meat depend health and happiness. Physicianti tell uh that infe rior meat engenders many diseases, then why run such such risks when you can buy Girard t & Kurz. Going to Build? If so, it will be a saving of money, time and worry to you if you will come to us for estimates on the material you may need. We handle the best grades. Salida White Lime. Mountain and Plain Paints. Building Material of All Kinds, including Glass, Oils, etc. Mill Work a Specialty. Independent Lumber Co.