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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-from-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 is complete, prices range from $8.75 to $12.53 Bureau Trunks $l7 5) Regulation trunks, single and double tray $5 to 515 Yours for Traveler’s Toggs as well REMINGTON-ELLIOTT DELTA p**| The people of Delta | 111 13 and surrounding coun- . try have found Sco /'T CT |_J V field’s Grocery well * ' * stocked with goods of I ■ |ik | the best (|ualitv, and ri CJ n? I |N| t. s? . l seem to be well pleased with the service. At 1C DO\A/ I M least trade is increas- IINv3 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 pfr neer 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. Watch for the announcement of the lecture on the Panama Canal. Miss May O'Connor returned from Durango Tuesday where she has been attending school. o|>era House. June 14, illustrated lecture on the Panama Canal. Dissolv ing Views and Moving Pictures. Don’t miss this treat. Particulars next week. Walter F. Dingman surprised his mother last Sunday by returning from California without previous announce ment of his intention to do so. Mr. Dingman went to that state last fall and has visited numerous cities along the coast. He was much pleased with the climate and general conditions. Capt. C. P. Bragg, in a letter to the Olathe Criterion, calls attention to the fact that “Memorial Day” succeeded “Decoration Day”, by order of the Grand Army of the Republic in nation al encampment, some ten or twelve years ago. The official and proper name is “Memorial Day.” The change was made on account of the fact that the day had become more than an occasion for the decoration of graves. Tom Dale got his leg broke on the high school play-grounds a week ago to-day. He was scuffling when the ac cident happened. He was taken to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Dale on Garnet mesa where Dr. Burgess was called to reduce the fract ure. He is getting along nicely and pr >mises to be up and ready for another wrestling match in less than the usual length of time. Delta's new band had a practice Monday night. The weather was bad but a good bunch of the boys turned out and the director was agreeably sur prised on account of the kind of talent he found himself surrounded with. An other practice meeting held last night proved a decided success, and members have “lip” to burn this morning. Six teen pieces of music have been received to work on and after a few nights of practice the boys will be ready for con certs. R. A. Hoffman, district secretary of the Colorado Prison Assn, was in Delta several days the first of this week so liciting funds for the benefit of the association. The organization is one of merit and is undoubtedly doing a good work. Several Delta citizens con tributed and others became life mem bers of the association. Mr. Johnson spoke at the Methodist church Sunday morning and at the Baptist church Sun day evening, on the work of the asso ciation. On Monday he spoke to schol ars in the public schools from the 12tl) to the sth grades. John Jeffers had a few days off the first of this week on account of the rain and came down town to see home folks and tell his friends about the glories of ranch life. He says every thing is lovely and the goose hangs high out at that promising piece of land on lower Surface Creek. The 1,200 trees he planted this spring are all alive and growing like the mischief. Mr. Jeffers also prides himself on 25 acres of spuds, 10 acres of which are up and fairly booming with growth. Wouldn’t John like to market the crop right now at prevailing prices, $2.00 per hundred? What a spudlet that would be. A. W. Carr returned from his trip south and east last Saturday. He came home sooner than he expect ed to on account of not being well, having caught a cold the first night out, which persisted in annoying him until he left Chicago for Colorado, when he com menced to feel better. Mr. Carr has seen a good many years and yet has not learned to carry an overcoat every time he travels. That had something to do with the cold from which he suf fered. He visited the Alabama Nurs ery Co., went from there to Philadel phia to see his aister, made a number of other hurried stops in the east and hastened home to find himself all right as soon as he commenced to breathe Colorado ozone. Mr. Carr says some varieties of good trees will be scarce and high priced this year, while others will run about as usual. He left a large advance order with the Alabama Nurs ery Co. to make sure for his trade what he knows it will demand. Last Friday evening Walter Tucker came to town with a hay rack on his wagon and loaded up the Sunday school class of Rev. E. J. Harlow, composed of young ladies, also the class presided over by Miss Beulah Scofield, composed of young men, both from the Christian church, and drove them to his home two miles up the Gunnison. Mr. Tuck er took his guests to the river first where they were all given a boat ride, after which they went to the house and played various games until Mrs. Tucker announced lunch. To this the young folks did ample and satisfying justice. Following the repast games were played until time to go home when Mr. Tucker again filled the hay rack with his laughing, rollicking guests and drove them to Delta. Members of the two classes were delighted with their enter tainment and are loud in praise of the hospitality of Mr. Tucker. Money to loan at lowest rates on farm and city property. I Stephan & OBkkt. Cedaredge Items. (From the Champion.) R. B. Doud trapped a large silver tip bear near the head of Kiser creek last week. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Reed are the proud parents of a bouncing boy which ar rived at their home north of Cedaredge Tuesday. Miss Georgia Richardson has accepted a position in the postoftice, and will be found there at the busy times and dur ing noon hours. Thos. Lund and several men left for Leon lake yesterday morning, where they will work on the tunnel and pre pare it for the running of water this spring. Fred Parker of Coalby reports the transfer by relinquishment of the Frank Hodge 80 acres to W. C. Myers. The consideration was S2OO. This place is situated north of Coalby. Last Tuesday was D. L Ives’ 58th birthday, but he had forgotten all about it until his children and several friends came in on him that evening and re minded him of the fact. A very pleas ant evening was spent. The many friends of Mrs. Mabel Vaughn, nee Ives, now of Michigan, will be pleased to learn that she is the mother of a baby girl and that all con cerned are doing nicely. The little one arrived May Ist. The deal has been closed whereby H. W. Bouley of South Dakota purchases 40 acres in section nine from E. S. Cor bin for a consideration of $1,900. We understand Mr. Bouley will come to Cadaredgc to make his home on the purchase. J. G. Wetterich is feeling quite jubi lant over the prospects of his apple crop. He says he will have almost a full crop of Rome Beauty’s, about half a crop of Ben Davis and a good many Johnathan. This will be a big help to him this season. Porter Plumb of Delta has let a con tract for the erection of a neat frame residence on his Cedar mesa ranch. M. F. Lowell is to do the carpenter work and Hensen and Frost will do the masonry work and plastering. The structure is to be 24x32 feet and work will commence immediately. A contract was last week let to R. P. James and A. S. Johnson for the erection of a 5-room residence for J. R. McGruder. The structure is to be a frame and located on the lots just south of the Coutts residence. Work will commence as soon as the bank building is completed. BUSINESSJ.OCALS For fresh, clean and up-to-date gro ceries and queensware, go to Scofield’s. 21 meals at the Home Cafe for $4.00 Spring wagons cheap at the Porter- Obert Hardware Co. For Sale—Fresh milch cow L. W. Sweit/.er, 2-t Carnet Mesa. The place to buy your spring wagon is the Porter-Obert Hardware Co. Scofield makes a specialty of teas and coffees. For courteous treatment and low prices you should deal with Scofield. Bread and kindling delivered with grocery orders, by Scofield. J. J. Winton’s coal business and all accounts are left with L. A. Cook for collection. Please call at Colorado Realty Co. office and settle same. Report of the Condition of the FIRST NATIONAL —BAN K DEIjTA, At Delta. 11l the State of Colorado at the clone of business, May 20, 1907. ItKMOtf ItCKH. IK)LI.A It* Loans and discount* 91h7.UUh.15 Overdraft*, secured and unsecured :t,.Vi!..7i tj. S Bond* to secure circulation BO.OOu.fR) Premiums on U. S. Ilotids Bonds, securities. etc. h.ouh Up Banking house, furniture, and llxturcs 12.57.VU0 Due from National Bank* (not reserve auetft*) h,U12.75 Other real estate owned line from state hanks and bankers.... Due from approved reserve agents 127.515.14 Checks and other cash Items. .. ll,ot*:i.Ho Notes«fother national hnnks Fractional paper currency nickels and cent* 1'm.44 Lawful Monky ItRNKRvn in Bank: Specie 9U.1t10.4R Legal tender 10,1150.00 20,260.45 Ucdeiiiptlon fund with IJ H. Treasurer (5 per cent of circulation 1.50U00 Total P 410.650.20 MARI I ITIKA. Capital stock paid In •.Vi.000.00 Surplus fund Dntiivlded prollts, less ex jh-uses and taxes paid 4,706.00 National hank notes outstanding 2u.rtoo.un Due to other national liauks 8.654 HR Due to state hanks and hankers ' 2,M27i.a»; Individual deposits subject to check .. 21H.410.U6 Demand certificates of deposit 2.72V00 Time certificates of de|Mislt 60.H52.12 Certified checks Notes und hills rediscounted Total 1410.6H0.2U Btatb »r COLORADO, I M Countv of Delta. f I, W. (J. Hillman, Cashier of the above nam ed bank do solemnly swear that the above state ment la true to the f>est of my knowledge and W. O. lIiI.I.MAN. Cashier. Hubcrlhed and sworn to before me this 27tli day of May, 1007. My commission expires June 21,1910. CDYDE H. HTEWAHT, Notary Public. CORRECT—Attest: A. H. Btockhain, ) (HEAL.] V ItlmnlsTU, ( Directors. H. K. Porter. j 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 [ 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; B of that I am sure. Z, H. K. CORRELL Furniture, Stoves and Ranges - GALE BROTHERS S. TALKING MACHINE TREE As an extra inducement, over and above those of (rood goods and close prices, which we always offer, we are now giving one Standard 'talking and Singing Machine, absolutelyTrSi' ui each customer whose cash purchases amount to $ll5. Call and see it. GROCERIES CLOTHING SHOES Wanted -Man to cut and atuck 100 acres of alfalfa on California mesa. F. G. Myers. Business For Sale. On account of ill health I desire to sell my business, consisting of a good stock of millinery, ladies’ furnishings and notions, all necessary fixtures, and good will of business. Apply to Mrs. M. E. Itobinson, Delta, Colo. tf. The Delta Independent In making a fight for the advancement of the huai neaß intereata and future proapecla of the city and county of Delta. Are you with ua? You know thia meana proaperity for you ami your neighbor. Our aubacription rate is only 12.00 For One Big. Lon| Year.