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BEFORE YOU FLY AWAY
Prepare to make the joy of your trip complete by having the kind of TRAVELING EQUIPMENT that will add to your away-froni-home comfort and convenience. THE SUIT CASE IS A GENERAL NECESSITY The Cowhide ones... .$7 to $10.50 Keratol cases, linen lined 22 to 26 Matting cases, linen lined, ideal inch $1.75 to $2.35 for summer trip $5 and $5.50 Telescopes 60c to $1.35 Our line of steamer trunks iscomplete, prices range from $8.75 to $12.50 Bureau Trunks $17.50 Regulation trunks, single and double tray $5 to $l5 Yours for Traveler’s Toggs as well REMINGTON-ELLIOTT DELTA »—| The people of Delta t .vJ r" l»l I J and surrounding coun try have found Sco- LfV field’s Grocery well I V I stocked with goods of I— > | | | |f— t —. the best quality, and ii L_J | |\| i seem to be well pleased with the service. At |C ROW I N least trade is increas -10 v - p 1 vV I I ing and there must be a reason. Bread and kindling delivered with grocery orders HORNSBY & GILBERT LIVERY STABLE A first-class hostlery where horses are properly cared for, and where you can get a first-class rig of any kind at any time of the day or night. Our rigs and teams are “present able.” Splendid saddle horses for ladies and gentlemen. DELTA, COLORADO This Spring we are Prepared to FURNISH YOUR HOUSE with all things necessary to make your home cosy and attractive Our New Designs in Wall Paper, Beautiful Patterns of Inlaid and Printed Linoleums, Art Squares and Mattings, besides many other useful articles used in the home will appeal to your taste when making selections GEER & CLACK FUNERAL DIRECTORS Both Phones MOVING HAY SMITH BROTHERS General Transfer Men and Dealers in Juan ita Coal. Office with Travis & Castle. Both Phones. TURNER & HUNTLEY Pioneer Grocery Men There are two reasons why we solicit your trade—one is because we are positive 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? Local and Personal. A neat brick office room is under con struction at the brick and tile factory. George Preston orders the INDEPEN DENT sent to Sams, San Miguel county, l’or six months. Lost—A black leather pocket-book containing picture and letter and about SB.OO in money. Return to Mrs. G. N. Hastings and receive reward. tf. B. S. Ilibbs of Earlham, lowa, who has been spending some time in the North Fork country, was an over Sun day guest of his daughter, Miss Pearl Hibbs. John Ayster went to Ouray last Sun day to look after the sale of some mining claims belonging to the estate of his brother, whose death occured a year ago. Frank Marshall has moved his family to Delta from Cedar mesa. They are occupying the residence Mr. Marshall recently bought on the northeast cor ner of Meeker and Sixth streets. W. H. Garvin of Paonia went thru Delta, enroute to Denver, Tuesday. Mr. Garvin says the North Fork is slightly disfigured but has not let up sawing wood, even for a little bit. \V. G. Cook and I. M. Conklin enjoy ed a days fishing in the Gunnison five miles down the river last Friday. They had very good luck and besides making a creditable catch of suckers they got several round tails and one white salmon. T. E. Lamb has returned from an extended trip in the west, including the famous mining camp at Goldfield, Nev ada. Mr. Lamb says the camp was not normal at the time of his visit on account of labor troubles which had been disturbing conditions for some time. He was absent altogether a period of six weeks. J. C. Kowbotham was in Delta last Saturday and called at the Independent office to tell us that his orchard, north of Cedaredge, was white with bloom on the date mentioned. The altitude in that section is quite high and trees were not out at the time of the freeze. Mr. Kowbotham is confident of having a good crop of apples. W. E. Obert and W. O. Stephens drove to Dr. Miller’s orchard on lower Surface creek last Sunday and they substantiate the Doctor’s statement with reference to his outlook for fruit in every particular. They brought home a small limb off* an apple tree that was literally loaded with apples, also some fine specimens of pears and peaches. These were on display in Stephan AObert’s window the first of the week. J. H. Halley will go to Canada about the first of June to buy the three car loads of blooded ewes mentioned in the Independent last week. Mr Halley says this stock will cost him $27 per head laid down in Delta. He intended to bring one car load of bucks but the price has been jumped up on him so heavy that he is not sure of buying them. | Thursday night of last week the Dale ! and Wanee families went to the home jof their new Garnet mesa neighbor, L. A. Doud, now living on the former Dolphin place, and gave Mr. and Mrs. Doud an old-fashioned, informal house ; warming. Prof. Wanee played on the violin and banjo, they all sang together and had a genuine good time. If new people were welcomed in this way more frequently they would have some cheer • ful reports to make to friends in the states where they came from. J. W. Edmonds and wife and little daughter came up from Grand Junction Sunday morning and visited numerous i friends until Monday afternoon. They I are going to Denver to live. Mr. Ed monds expects to connect himself with ; a wholesale jewelry house in that city. Mrs. Edmonds says she could not stand ' the Grand Junction water. It must be vile stuff, for everybody has about the same opinion. W. P. Dale is wearing a new $5.00 Stetson hat, won on a wager made two years ago. Mr. Dale, you know, had been a railroader for many years and and retired from the service. Miles Keen, a brakeman, prophesied Mr. Dale’s early return to his first love and offered to bet that such would be the case within a few wonths. Dale took the bet and extended the time two i years. Keen did not forget the inci i dent, nor the date and came up smiling with a prompt payment. W. A. Berry, who held the of foreman in the Independent office for some time, left last Saturday for Pueblo and returned to Montrose the early part of the week. Mr. Berry has formed a partnership with a Mr. Monroe and they have purchased the Montrose Enterprise and will take charge of the property June Ist. Al though Mr. Berry was with the Inde pendent but a few weeks he proved his worth and complete competency, > also his manhood and reliability. He has learned his trade thoroughly and well and every department of it. Both as a mechanic and as a man we learned to esteem him highly and wish for him the largest possible success in his new field of labor. Resolutions of Respect. Whereas: It hath pleased the Grand Guardian of Heaven and Earth to call home our beloved Neighbor, Mattie Gill and Whereas: At a regular meeting of the Vivian Circle, No. 255 Women of the Woodcraft, the undersigned com mittee was appointed to extend to the bereaved husband and sons the sym pathy and respect of the Circle in this sad bereavement, to see that these resolutions be entered on the records of the Order, and to convey a copy to the family, therefore be it Resolved: That in behalf of the Circle we beg leave to assure you of our deep sympathy in this dark hour, and we sincerely pray that you may receive much comfort and help from above. Courage she had in life; hope she earned by duty well performed; and REMEMBERANCE is ours to bear always upon our hearts, and show forth in our daily lives the many noble lessons which we have learned from association with one who has gone before. M. A. Colony ) Hester Perkins [- committee Lillie Wilson ) Real Estate Sales. C. S. Gibbs sold lots 1 and 2, block 3, plat “B,” corner Meeker and 9th streets, owned by Henry Hammond, to John Powers for S2OO. The building owned by W. R. Simp son. located on the west side of Main street and occupied by W. G. Cook’s drug store, has been sold to Millard Fairlamb and W. E. Obert for a con sideration of $3,750. N. E. Clack as Simpson's agent, handled the deal. Mr. Simpson formerly lived in Delta and owned much property. Mr. Clack says this was the last of his holdings. Good Man For Hotel. J. C. Kowbotham has leased the Cedaredge Hotel and will take charge at once. The house has l>een renovated and refurnished and will be conducted in an up-to-date manner by the new landlord who has had 25 years experi ence in the business. After numerous ups and downs the hotel now seems to have fallen into competent hands. If the people of Cedaredge do not give Mr. Kowbotham loyal support they will be overlooking their best interests. You will find an advertisement in this issue calling attention to the hostelry above mentioned and which solicits your patronage when going that way. Cedaredge Marshall’s Star. Sheriff Gibbs received an order from • edaredge the first of the week for a »tar to adorn the coat lapel of the chief of police of that city. Mr. Gibbs did not have a supply on hand so he had A. Cartwright make one which, if size counts for anything, will aid the Cedar edge peace officer in keeping perfect order. It is twelve inches in diameter. Clarence King is the official whose duty it will be to wear the star, at least un til the sheriff can get in a shipment of the regulation size and quality. How Is This For High. One of our prominent real estate firms received a postal card this week reading as follows: "Desire a few acres for fruit; aflalfa for hogs, etc.; well located. How many layers thick must it be covered with silver dollars in order to purchase. Yours, etc." Due attention was given the com munication and the inquirer was in formed that dollars must be spread on thick enough to equal the price of the land. The Delta Independent 18 making a fight for the advancement of the busi neaa interests and future prospects of the city and county of Delta. Are you with uh? You know thin means prosperity for vou and your neighbor. Our subscription rate is only |2.00 For One Big, Long Year. IN CAMP OR FIELD-AT" MOUNTAIN OR SHORR TWort It always a chanca to enjoy tamo akaatiag TO IHOOT WIU YOU MUST II EQUIPfEO WITH A RELIABLE MAE ARM: tha aal/klad wa ha«a kaan making far upwards of fifty yaara. Or Uh: RIFUS, PISTOU, SNOTSUNt. RIFLE TELESCOPES, ETC. Auk your Oenlcr, wn«l Innlnt on ths HTKVKNH. Where not sold hy Be* tallrra, we nhl|» direct. P»l*l, upon receipt of Catalog price. eatalag. An InSlenenenltle Cmmmi **f roaUf reference for mui aat !»•? ■heeiero. Mm lied fWr 4 cento In J. NTEVKNB AUMN A TOOL CO. V. O. Box 4007 _ Chicopee Fnlla, PAINT Who said Paint? We said Lincoln Paint Best for Inside Paint Best for Outside Paint PAINT SOLD BY Porter-Obert Hardware Co. GO-CARTS O ffl I have them in full and three I C quarter sizes. My line is without doubt the best made, best looking and most reason- Aably priced in Delta. Ido not ask you to take my word Rfor it; look in the other places and then come here and you will agree with me; I of that I am sure. Z, H. K. CORRELL Furniture, Stoves and Ranges - GALE BROTHERS TALKING MACHINE TREE Asanuxlrn Inducement, over noil aleive Homo of kihkl irtxxl* and clone prlcvH, which wo iilwov" offer, wo aro now klvliik oiio Standard Talking and Singing Machine, almnlutely free, to each cuatomor whoao caali |iurcha*ua amount to *iir>, Call and aoo It. GROCERIES CLOTHING SHOES Lost—Sorrel horse, weight 11(H) llm. white face, brand I). on left shoulder. Receive reward by reluming to Philip Kchl, Austin, Colo. ""Wanted Man to cut and stark 100 acrcH of alfalfa on California mesa. F. li. Mykkh. Money to loan at lowest rates on farm and city property. STEPHAN & OtIRHT. ((•ward Pur l.nul Horae. 1.41 MT -Horrid hong, while g|ml on faeo Mini hind Inin; hrnndod "11" on left ahmildnr; Inll trimmed »hort. (I0.IM) reward If relumed to Philip Kehl nl Anglin, Coin. .1. .1. Winton'M runl liunlnoiiii nml nil nccoiintn nrn loft with 1,. A. Cook for (Millooilnti. I’lonno mil nt Colorndo litmliy Co. ofllco nml nvttln mine.