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Sugar beet harvest is in full swing. Geo. Gould of New York buys spuds in Delta.. Mrs. Grant, was down from Cedar edge Tuesday. Send us in the news from your part of the eountry. Watches from $1.50 up. Get one. F. C. Helt, The Jeweler. Clay Davis, of the Commercial hotel, has gone out after b’ar. Mrs. Sadie M. Welty was a Delta visitor Tuesday from Cedaredge. The Kempton Komedy Ko., is billed for Delta tonight and tomorrow night. Diamond rings, studs and brooches at the right price. F. C. Helt, The Jeweler. Forty loads of sugar beets were standing in Delta Monday, awaiting a car to unload in. Quail are said to be very plentiful in Delta county but there is no open season for shooting them. The open season for deer closes next Monday, giving sufficient additional time to bring in your deer. A beet sugar factory would be worth a million dollars a year to Delta county. It’s worth trying for, isn’t it? Stray Mare—C. H. Dondono, on iho Ramsay Ranch has taken up a black mare, branded 8-S on left shoulder. Delta county is catching the cream of state visitors, especially of state in HI NEXT WEEK IS LINEN WEEK Six Days Beginning Monday, Oct. 21st. We want you to think Linens, to talk Linens and we will have a Linen Week to get your attention to Linens. ff. Linens are practically as cheap as they have been for several years and much cheaper Ej than they will be for several years to come. The linens which we offer you now were ordered from the manufacturers two years ago. Linens that are being ordered now will cost a great deal more. There is another thing to be considered in connection with fine linens. Everybody is prosperous now—everybody is wearing better clothing, better shoes, better everything. Just as fine clothing is an index to one’s taste in mßlSdress, so is quality linens an index to one’s taste in home making. Nothing so adds to the home delights as snow white pure linen. We have provided linens of all kinds liberally. We want you to buy them now before the advances on linens take place. We believe that you can use linens of various sorts |HB !| 10 advantage, that it is only a matter of time until you buy and we ask your attention believing that you are ready for the very good values that we offer. . While we show the cheaper linens—the union cloths, those made of cotton and linen—it is - the pure linen kinds that we will talk, believing thatihese are much cheaper for you knowing that they will give you that satisfaction that comes from knowing that you have quality linens on your table. Fine Table Linen. Fine Art Linen Doilies, Covers, Center These are called the '‘perfect bonier cloth. ” That is the border extends Pieces and Tea Cloths, entirely around the cloth, even its corners being perfect in design. They come in pure bleached linen, white with colored borders, and We believe that our trade do want these dainty little things that add ho in colors They come in various sizes and when you figure the much to thc . homc and wc h provided a literal stock of these pop number of yards, you will find that you are paying only yard prices ... , , , ... * , . , . . , ' * for good linens, but that you are getting a perfect cloth all ready to ular and l°w-pnced art linens. These come in what is known as thc put on the table. “Japanese Drawn Work,” the kind of .work that you do at home Fine bleached linen cloth, 72x108 inches, hemstitched all poesibly, the kind that requires days and days to turn out. around, with 12 napkins to match. Per set $5.00 and $0.50 These consist of doilies 6 inches square to Hell at 10c and 15c Good bleached and colored border table cloths, 72x90 inches, Doilies 9 inches square to sell at 20c and 30c each, $l.OO. $1.25. $1.40. $2.00 $3.50 Doilies 12 inches square to sell at 25c and 40c Tea Cloths 24x24, 30x30 and 36x30 inches square to sell at T each. $1.25. $1.50 and $1.65 Pure Linen Towels. Dresser Scarfs 18x45 inches, 18x50 inches and 18x54 inches to sell at each, $1.25. $1.35 and $1.50 p n wrwi. To be able to K ‘ ve y° ur Fine Damask Lunch Clothß, 30x30*and 36x36 inches square to ST* IFUSTT high-grade* 1 towels'hfm- *'- 25 - *' 50 a " d *'' Bs ar| d o a (r“mg a six n styul TheSo A , rt aru a " class work, all merchandise that you £ ■' of towels in pure linen, want. We have never carried so complete an assortment before, .•""••-jl >* >,a—l- some of them fringed but know that our trade want these things and have determined to |jpr "*"*] with open work, and carry a stock that will please you and satisfy your every need. * wnyrr*" ■' some of them hem flflJlWjT ~ stitched, made of pure ■ ■■ - . ■ ■ ■ _ J ” flax linen, bleached per fectly, and in the daintiest patterns ever devised, towels that are fit Superfine Bleached Linen Damask, for a queen. We are going to offer them at a flat price of K each, 50c ..... . . - , ~ , _ . . The pure linen kind that does not depend on starch for body--the kind An °stricUy gowds! it^Tlicse U a re b hemmed'and ” " Ual tha ‘ «" « v « r Y The patterns are stitched ends, and at the price will surprise you very Die newest and daintiest we have ever seen. much each, 25c T ., T . , „ 72 inch extra heavy Irish Linen per yard, $1.75 - « ■ ■ 24x24 inch Napkins to match per doz, $4.50 . rp * ~ . "2 inch extra fine and heavy Damask per yard, $1.50 A lOWel surprise. 2-1x24 inch Napkins to match per do/., $3.75 xj, . • • * r 72 inch Plain Center damask per yard, $1.25 We have a surprise in store for every woman nA „. . , vt . . , , ‘ / ' who visits our store. This surprise is in the 24x24 inch Napkins to match per doz, $3.50 | &”• nature of two towel bargains such as has never 72 inch Plain Center damask per yard, 85c * ' ; j been offered in this section of the country. 21x24 inch Napkins to match per doz, $2.50 i No. | ia size 20x50 inches, a very plump, full 64 inch half bleached damask per yard, 60c l MM «^ d o^. rk t[f^ t^u e, ha P v e o r< ;?a C i t d B^ 68 inch Renfrew Oil Color dama.k per yard, 50c ; • - ': i Monda^ 0 m W orLi 0 ng C af \he Ze v n cry f lotTprfce of Wc hav « c , h ® a P er damaakB in <!“»«««• «n“»' to the above mentioned, but •j each, 10c aH Bta ted, wc want you to see these quality linens, knowing that No. 2 is a towel that is not often shown, a the difference in quality more than makes up the difference in price, j towel that resembles in fabric the white and that in the long run these are the most economical linens for counter panes or white quilt, not so heavy, of you to buy. course. Is a Marseilles weave, absorbs the T’-M water quickly, is soft and pleasant to the skin ■■■ ■ ■ ■ - -.T an( ] j 8 a towel that will surprise you in every way. We have 20 dozen or this towel only. Ercel Wash Cloths, They are 20x40 inches in size and wc offer them at. each 10c Do not think for a minute that these are the small-sized towels You may consider these a trivial thing, but once a person use these wush usually sold for 10c. They are cloths they continue using great big, fine towels, made of n T them. fine material, perfect in work- manship, not a bad thread or jM sy - , selvage in the whole lot, and Lach has a loop for hanging up we arc offering them that every /M/m / to dry. woman may take home a bar- J m m /m/M ~M f n Q gain reminder. We want you to / J 9 mm Mm /m' m M SW These cloths have a delightful think of us every time you use IJ /m “dig and take hold so much wi/lH'. CSV./ r bettcr than tho ordinary kind something that will disappoint that y° u wlll alwl ‘y f, u *° tllem ' We will ofTer another lot of these . towels Wednesday. Lach only 5c veators. In that fact lies a world of significance, too. Every town in the Western Slope valleys is doing well. Attorney Milliard Fairlamb had busi ness at Cedaredge Tuesday. The brick walls for the furnace are going up at the court house. Expert watch, clock and jewelry re pairing. P. C. Helt, The Jeweler. Passion play and moving pictures at M. E. Church tonight. Admission 25c. “Home and Honor” at the opera house tonight. Kempton Komedy Ko. County Clerk D. S. Doughty left yes terday for Rifle, intending to return the first of next week. The Grand Mesa Lumber Company received a shipmentof fireplace fixtures from the Denver Mantel & Tile Co. The Ramsey Dry Goods Co., of Delta has a page ad. in this week’s Indepen dent to which the reader’s attention is called. You can't miss seeing it. Mr. B. P. Smith, of the Delta Nat ional Bank, is having his property on Main street, between Fith and Sixth, thoroughly improved and remodeled. Phil Stephens, formerly on the North Fork Times at Hotchkiss, was in Delta Wednesday and dropped into the news paper offices from force of habit and from the social fellow feeling that always lasts. Mr. R. W. Curtis was a Delta visitor Tuesday from Paonia. Mr. Curtis is one of the prominent citizens and large property owners oP Delta county, and one of those who have had land suffi ciently valuable to sell at SI,OOO per acre. County Treasurer James Beckley is visiting in Denver this week. Some nice diamond ear screws just ir. Ears pierced while you wait. F. C. Helt, The Jeweler. It will be a pleasure to you to inves tigate Delta county. It will more than meet your expectations. Mrs. C. A. Yant and daughter Argy lena returned Sunday evening from an extended visit in Michigan. Ducks are reported a little more plentiful on the rivers, lakes and reser voirs. Hunters also report rabbits plentiful. Hon. O. K. Gaymon was in Delta again this week from Breckenridge, further investigating land propositions in this county. For Rent—Fifteen acre orchard on Garnet mesa, with pasture land close to town. Apply at Independent oflice for name of owner. If. President of State Fair Paul Wilson was in Delta Wednesday from Hotch kiss, accompanied by his business part ner, Frank Reno, of Pueblo. Missouri this week stuck another feather in the Western Slope’s already heavily plumed head piece by placing the blue ribbon on our fruit exhibits. The Grand Junction News is proving full of enterprise as a daily, now issu ing Sundays with a colored supplement. The News can reach Delta people in time for the noon-time lunch, and is 24 hours earlier than the Denver dailies and six hours earlier than those of Pu eblo. and is a better paper for this val ley than any of them. Cuff Buttons, Emblem Pins, Rings ind Watch Chains in great variety. F. C. Kelt, The Jeweler. • Some people can't seem to help going around making a noise like a lemon, anymore then others can keep from scattering sunshine along their paths. To get a valuable pointer, visitors to Delta county at this time should fake notes on the sugar beet harvest under way, then add to that something of the sum total of other resources. If this summer weather lasts long enough we will raise a second crop of sugar beets as well as strawberries. The second crop strawberries are be coming more plentiful in market every week. The stage attraction at the Delta Opera House tonight and tomorrow night are ‘‘Home and Honor," by the Kempton Komedy Ko., one of Delta’s favorites. The Keinptons always draw full houses. As promised, the INDEPENDENT pub lishes the numbers, dates and capacities of the water right priorities of ditches and reservoirs of the Surface Creek and Tongue Creek sections of Delta county, which may be found on another page. These are settled by the decree rendered September 30th, in the District Court. They are of interest to every land owner in those districts and they are published in order that the people in terested can preserve them for con venient reference. evtry WOMAN OF TASTE Appreciates the hand finished, custom-made Shoe, but few care to pay the extravagant price. “QUEEN QUALITY” ■ AND = “JOHN KELLY SHOES” Offer its advantages, but at a reasonable price. . . That’s Why They Have Jumped Into Instant Favor Every pair possesses style that is up to the last minute of fashion and quality that will please the critically fastidious. No words can tell .why women like “Queen Quality" and “John Kelley Shoes," but the Shoes can tell you and you will never wholly forget their story. „ Come in and let us show you that it is no feat for us to fit feet, at $2.75, $3.00 $3.75, $4.00 HILLMAN’S IN THE NEW STORE. AMONG THE LOCAL CHURCHES. EPISCOPAL CHURCH. At St. Lnke’s Episcopal church, cor ner sth and Palmer street#, Mr. Douglas will preach at 11 a. m. on the text, “What doest thou here. Elijah?” Ist Kings 19-9. In the evening at 7:30 the text will be, “Are not A ban* and Phar par, rivers of Damascus better than all the waters of Israel, and may I not wash in them and be healed?” 2nd Kings 5-12. In theaftornoon at 3 o’clock Mr. Douglas will preach at the Pea Green school house. CATHOLIC CHURCH. Services every third Sunday. Mass 9:30 a. m. CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Preaching at the Christian church next lord’s day morning and evening by S. J. Vance of Carthage, Mo. Sub jects, “Crumbs of God’s Love” and “A Sound Mind.” BAPTIST CHURCH. S. A. Hayworth pastor. Services at II a. m. and 7:30 p. m. with preaching by the pastor. Evening theme, “Young Man What a chance!” Mrs. W. A. Ridley will sing, “Rock of Ages,” by BischofT, in the evening. Sunday school at 9:45 a. rn. B. Y. P. U. at 6:30 p. m. All are invited. FIRST M. E. CHURCH. W. G. Barron pastor. Sunday school at 10 a. m. Public worship, 11 a. m. Subject of sermon, “Exposition of the Twenty-third Psalm. Epworth League, 6:30 p. m. Evening worship, 7:30 p. m. Sermon subject, “Balm in Gilead.” Seats free. Cordial invitation to ull. $28.20 to Mexico City. From Denver via Colorado & South ern Ry. For descriptive booklets write T. E. FISHER, G. P. A., Denver. For Sale—Good fresh milk cow. In quire of W. C. Smith, Colorado phone. BUSINESS LOCALS It pays to trade at the Spot Cash. Plenty of money to loan on Delta real estate. Milton K. Welch. .See the White Sewing Machine in Hunt & Co's, China Department. Money to loan at lowest rates on farm and city property. Stephan A Obert. Plenty of money to loan, cheap. Ab stracts will be furnished. Fit ED N. Dickerson For Sale: Saddle Horse for Inquire of John H. Miller, three miles east of Delta. Why pay 10 per cent for money when you can get all you want of King A Stewart at 8 per cent. Treat your family to a bucket of chili from Smith’s Lunch Wagon. For California hams at rock-bottom prices go to the wide-a-wakc grocery store; viz: Scofield's. 8 per cent money to loan on short no tice on all good applications. Stephan A Obert. If you wish to buy a set of those beautiful dishes at Scofield's, you must do so at once; they are going fast. For Sale—Bull, cows, and young stock, and two work horses. E. K. Standish, Garnet mesa. 33-tf. Good pasture for horses and cows, at #l.OO a month.— See K. J. Coffey. Hot lnuch for school children at Smith’s Lunch Wagon. Fine line of Ranges. Prices right. Hunt &. Co's china department. For Sale—A limited number of shares of Leon Lake reservoir stock. Call on Porter Plumb. For the best of groceries, at lowest prices, courteous treatment and prompt delivery, go to Scofield’s. Largest three layer cake in town for 36c., white or yellow, at the Royal Bakery. Get the habit of taking your Sunday dinners at the Home Cafe.