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THE SPRINGFIELD HERALD.
Vol. XXIY. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF CO COMMIŚIONERS. Springfield, Colo. July 8,5,6,7,8,10, 11,12,18. 14, 15,17, (8, A. I), i 9 rn The Board of Co. Commissioners mot in regular Quarterly session at 1 p.m.. July 3rd 1911 Full board and County Clerk present. The official bonds of Co. and precinct officers were examined and approved as follows: Will Spurgeon, Co. Cleric. L. V. Campbell, “ Assessor. E. P. McFarland, “ Sheriff R. M. Anderson, Supt. Chas. F. Milligan “ Coroner. Jay Vandemoer, “ Surveyor H. E. Homsher “ Treasurer. E.E. Alexander “ Judge. Onda Young, Justice Pro. No. 1 Frank Lechrone “ 44 “ 2 C. B. Waldren “ “ “2 11. J Swem “ “ “ _ 4 E. Emerson “ “ “4 L. L. Knox, Constable “ 4 1 H. K. Ellis 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 Tax stub receipts were compared and checked as follows, to-wit: ' No. 875. for 1906, No. 896 for 1906, Nos. 894 to 898 for i 907 both inclusive, •Nos, 1125 to 1196 for 1909 both inclus ive, Nos. Ito 1061 tor 1910 both in clusive. An inventory 01 the cash on hand showed the Co. Treasurer to have $1,228.53, check - and cash on hand; ‘510,324.66 : n Fir.- 1 National Bank of Lamar, Colo., and $1,302.40 in Citizens State Bank Lamar, Colo. State vouch ers were examined and cancelled. Or uers paid on the General and Special School funds were examined and com pared with the Treasurers Fund Book and Semi-Annual report. Interest on County Bonds (coupons) Nos. 1 to 59 both inclusive for 815 each were examined and cancelled. Interest on School Bonds of school district No. 4, coupons Nos. 1 to 4 in clusive for sls each and Nos. 5 to 12 for $3 each were examined and can celed. County Clerk’s Semi-Annual and State reports were examined and ap proved. Butchers Bond of John F. Pondarvis examined and approved. Abstract of business of the CJerk of Dist. Court for the half year ending June 11th 1911 examined and approved. Report of the Co. Judge for the half year examined and approved. Road petition as presented for a pub lic load from the town of Two Buttes to Vilas Colo, rejected on account of said petition not being in compliance rvitli the requirements of the Statutes, see sec. 5834 5535 on page 1374 Revised Statutes of Colo. Petition of Fred Copenbargcr to re fund taxes of 1906 on account of erron pous assessment granted. Charles I. Collins was appointed Jus tice of Peace in and for Justice Prec. No. 6. Hie Co. Clerk was instructed to supply necessary filing cases for keeping the records of the Dist. court, by order of Hunte”. It was ordered by the board that the county clerk shall have built a house 12x16 for storing the county’s supply of fuel. Treas. was ordered to refund to Fred copenbarger $5.55 tax of 1906, and to lefund to W. H. Nevitt $1 military pole tax of 1910. Also to cancel the taxes of Judge Gray for tho year 1908,1909, ar.d 1910 on account of him being on the co. Poor record. The following claims were examined and allowed on the ordinary co. Rev. Fund to-wit: •"ted Willis, Jury foes $4.30 H. c. Kett “ “ 3.70 Chas. Spurgeon 44 “ 8.35 Claude Jones 4 4 4 ‘ 6.30 clem Woolley 44 “ 6.25 B. F. Lamport ‘ “ 8.60 S. J. Collins “ “ 8.35 J. A. Huston 44 “ 6.10 Geo. Poyner “ “ 6.80 J. W. Hazel “ 3.40 Felix Ward “ “ 3.40 Lewis Wilson 44 “ ‘5.20 E. S. Jackson 4 4 4 ‘ 6.2i> Marion Bryan 44 " Forrest Hall “ “ 6.05 J. F. Scanned “ “ 3.70 M. E. Mackey “ “ 4.75 H. O. Green 4 4 4 ‘ 3.25 K. E. Hooker 4 4 4 4 4.15 .V. F. Thomos 4 4 4 4 7.45 N. 0. Pierce 4 4 44 7.00 J. H. Eslick “ “ 6.10 T. D. Watson “ 44 7.75 R. D. Fleming “ 7.45 Arthur Johnston 44 “ 8.05 Owen Davis “ " 7.00 F. W. Downing “ 7.00 J. W. Tudhope 44 “ 7.75 G. L. Miller 44 44 8.95 C. E. Wilson “ “ 6.20 c. R. Bixler 44 “ 7.75 Ren Boss 44 “ 8.80 T. B. Nickell 44 “ 7.90 Walter Richards “ “ 6.25 G. G. Moody " “ 1-30 LG. Marriott, witness fees 9.10 I E. Sitton 44 44 8.80 Hattie Cox “ “ 8.20 ,V. S. Dungan 44 44 8.05 John Anders 44 “ 8.20 Hugh Vincent “ 7,(50 J. A. .Vlassie 44 ' 3.50 J. C. Vincent 1 ‘ • 7 5-, Lee Beightol “ “ 3.50 J. R. Green “ • 77;-, J. N. Wren “ “ 7.'75 J. E. Freeze “ “ 3 3-, C. J. Malmberg “ 7,75 c. E. Gillmore “ “ 7,00 s. J,. Walters “ “ 8.30 R. M. Fowler “ “ 7.90 B. F. Lamport “ “ 3.50 Ben Boss 1 “ “ h.BO The following claims were examined and allowed on the ordinary Co. Rev. fund to-wit: Chas. F. Milligan inquest service of Monroe High $53.30 M. Friend hospital and pro fessional.services for Mrs. Roberts claimed $68.33, allowed 55.08 Out West Co. for supplies claimed $173.10 allowed 172.50 Herald Pub. co. for co. printing and stationery 57.67 S. E. speckmann ser as Dist. clerk 36.15 H.J. Swem services Justice Peace 1.30 A.W. McHendrie ser as Dist Atty. 20.00 C. Bowdry Floyd “ “ sten. 60.00 E. E. Alexander 44 Co. Judge 150.00 E. P. McFarland “ 4 ■ sheriff claimed $258.20 allowed 239.70 Will Spurgeon ser Co. clerk 130.00 H. E. Homsher “ “ Treas 134.52 11. F. Homsher claimed 40.00 for work on reports, rejected E. J. Braund ser as Dist court stenographer 60.00 R. M. Anderson ser as Co. supt 125.00 L. V. Campbell “ 4 ' Assessor 187.50 H. A. Dawley, one attendant to Normal Institute 2.00 J. F. Harrison ser as co. com. 68.20 W. c. Byers 71.00 c. H. Davis 44 “ 67.60 c. H. Davis for Judge Gray, claim against Poor Fund 10.00 The following claims wore examined and allowed on the ordinary Revenue sund to-wit: Will Spurgeon, postage and express, one copy of statutes and supplies $37.15 I. W. Gray for work on Jail and plastering vault. 30.00 s. E. speckmann for Treas. safe 74.08 < has. F Milligan postage 5.00 11. E. Homsher lumber and labor 9.70 11. E. Homshc: postage, express 8.48 It. M. Ander. on 44 “ 5.00 L. V. Campbell 44 44 3.00 A. A. Denney merchandise forco 2.15 Board inspected the vault and jail and reported them to be in good condition, Minutes for the session read and ap proved and hoard ordered adjourned sine Die. state of colo. 1 county of Baca )' ® I. tho undersigned county clerk, in and tor the said county and State, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true copy of the pro ceedings of the Board of cou»ty com missioners as relate to the allowance of hills, the letting of contracts and the granting of rebates of taxes. In witness whereof I have hereunto' set my hand and official seal this 21st day of July A. D. 1911. [seal] Will Spurgeon county clerk. A Birthday Dinner. A few friends gathered at the home of Uncle John Warnock, Tuesday, July 18th to help him celebrate his 77th birthday. A fine dinner was served, and all present had a good time. All ’ left in the evening wishing Uncle i John many happy returns of the day. A Guest, l CHURCHES Union Sunday school at Sprintrfield every Sun day at 10 a. m. M. E. church 1 RcKiilar Services at Springfield (he fiipt and i fifth Sundays morning 11 n.m. Evening 7% Orman C. King. Pastor BAPTIST CHURCH , Baptist Church. At Springfield the fourth Sat urday of each month in the morning, and the fourth Sunday, morning and evening. Rev. Hazel, 1 pastor. I Rev. Chas. S. Dean will preach at Stonington ; and Wentworth on the second Sunday of each month. .Stonington 11 a. m. anil 7:30 p. m., Went worth ”p. m. All arc invitoil, NOTICE. | The directors of Tho Springfield La | mar Tele. Co. will meet with the people of Stonington at that place July 29th ; 1911 at 1 p.in. to discuss the telephone 11 proposition. ! Springfield -Lamar Tele. co. o i Will Spurgeon. Pres, y (R. E. Hooker, Secy. New goods constantly arriving | at Konkel’s. This week it is a , nice line of the famous Sweet i Orr corduroy pants. SPRINGFIELD, BACA COUNTY, COLORADO. FRIDAY, JULY 28, 19 Boston Pickings. I The Owls; played bull Saturday jand Sunday afternoon. The;: are well provided now with bats and other accourtments and are get ting ready for a big game in the: near future. Preparations arc being made for the convention to he held here next, month. A basket dinner will be a feature of the occasion. Mrs. Mayme Lasley is going soon on a visit eastwardly. Crops are shewing un in good shape and are mostly free from, weeds. Some maize and broom corn has begun to head, and in about three weeks the real work In the broom corn' line will be gin. S. M. Konkel soWed an acre of turnips last week, hut a rain will he needed to give them the right start. It might pay in Baca Co. to lead out some in the growing of peanuts. Jt is a crop that doesn’t care whether it rains or not, is a good money crop, and with prop er harvesting tools would be less expensive and call for less har vest work than broom corn. Now is the time to plant those turnips. Stonington items Another good shower Lon Gregory says he has the best crop he has ever raised in Colo. Clarence Konkel resumes his old place at the Konkel Store. If you want to see people from all parts of tho Co. come to Ston ington Saturday. Bronco riding is the attraction for the 29th. Ivan Konkel who has been ill for the past few days is improv ing. Rev. Long and family visited at J. W. Dorris' Sunday. Otha Moore and Della Haney visited at B. H. Jones’ Sunday. Grandma Woolley attended church Sunday night. Artesia items. The dance at Artesia Friday night was well attended, Misses Lura and Leah Cant were pleasant callers at Artesia one day last week. J. W. Jordon and family re turned home Friday. Mr. Jer don will return about Aug. Ist. He expects to put in a store soon. A. J. Guffey is now running a car line from Artesia to Holly. He goes to Holly on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Gant were call ers on the ladies of Artesia Tues day. Silas Amrine is staying at Bill Morrison’s taking care of his cattle. Charley Watson was visiting at B. B. Gant’s Monday. Miss Bonnie Mitchell, Miss Etta Long and Frank Oakes of Stonington were in this vicinity Sunday. Lamport items. (Too late for last issue.) We had a nice rain last Wed. evening. Messrs Greer and Elly Sitton went to Lamar to meet Mr. Pet erson who is returning from a visit in 111. Greer Sitton intends I to go on further and secure work. Mr. Clemens has gone away to work while his wife and family have gone “back home” on a visit. Sunday school was well attend ed at Liberty school house last, I Sunday. I. H. Teel has gone to Hooker on business. Ray Sitton is now enjoying a vacation from his farm work at Mr. Ellis" and seems to have be come quite an elocutionist dur ing the past few days. Dick Fowler was seen in our vicinity last week. Mr. Dorris and family intend to move to thmr new home over west. LOCAL AND PERSONAL .Our old friend 1.. S. Collies called on towns people Tuesday. Alfred Allen and wife were most welcome visitors in town Tuesday. Another case of rallying '.o ih< help of the sick, was that of E. Emerson who received every care and attention from Spring field people during a recent ser ious illness, and for which he is j very grateful. Dr. Ghas. Milligan y:js here Sunday to attend “Doc” Emer son who was down with lum bago. Not many doubting Thomases! around and about Baca county this year. Crops generally are! good; all that was hoped for in the segregation is coming to ’i.'ss. The “Can’t Last” expression lias given away to the Irrigation laugh and tne Dry farmer smile. Assessor Campbell left in the Lamport car for Lamar Wednes day evening. He goes to Denver to attend the Annual meeting of County Assessors for hung of abstracts of assessment. The Hollingworth & Co. well is down 225 feet. Contractor Davidson was called to Lamar, but work will be resumed to morrow. Mrs. Eva Seaman of Las Ani mas, accompanied by her three daughters is visaing at the home of her mother, Mrs. Bray. Oris Wilson and father are this week erecting a barn for J. O. Vanorsdol on his lot in North Springfield. Lyle Knox and Co. Treasurer Homsher went to Two Buttes last Saturday, and went to the dam with the crowd next day. They report a fine time. Roriley. Clyde Burleson and Quitman Terry have returned from tho harvest fields. Mr. Chas. Wilson .uid Carl Jones have gone to the cedars this week. There will be a basket dinner, ball game, and races of all kinds at the Rod ley ball ground Aug. 10th. Everybody invited. Fine prospects for crops in this vicinity. Removing and building fences is the order of the day. Ray Green is recovering from a long siege of typhoid. Mr. Ballou and family went to Vilas Monday. Frank MeCully went to the Cimarron Tuesday. Blaine Frank Welch spent Sunday at the Knox ranch. L. L. Knox went to Spring field last Friday returning Satur day. Jesse Allen came down from Lamar last week. Mrs. Jim Dodge went to Plum Creek to visit first of the week. Mrs. Pauline Davis is visiting at T. E. Alien’s at Two Buttes. Miss Mammie Herbert and brother Jim wore at Two Buttes to see the ball game between the “Married and Singles” Satur-j day. L. L. Knox went to A. H. Barrett’s Monday to sell a stray j horse. C. Hoppe went to Springfield ’Monday. Henry Parks and family ex-! pect to leave soon. One of A. C. Curtis’ race horses was badly hurt ■" a wire! fence. H. O. Blanchat was at A. C. Curtis’ Sunday evening. Dayton Knox and Rufus Brown were coyote hunting first of the week. They caught two. L. L. Knox was at M. M. Myers" on business Tuesday. Charles Faulks, Archie and ! Will Semmens were business vis i itors the 24th. Claude Deane is back from the ! wool hauling harvest. ; Several of the younger set ; visited the great Two Buttes dam Sunday. Dr. Kognier and little grand ! daughter. Miss Sarah, were call ers in town first of the week. The section of country around ! Springfield and west to the line has been specially favored with i heavy rains during the past two weeks and of course the stock nun and dry farmers are very i happy. A. R. Templen, the Stoning ! ton barber, dry farmer, and booster for Baca county has a- I bout 89 acres of crop this year, and here’s hoping he will have a bumper harvest. R. G. Cotton has shipped in a ear load of mixed lumber of good duality and is selling at a close margin. Call and examine the stock. Noel Hawkins, representing Two Buttes Meat Market deliv ered fresh beef here Tuesday. Mr. Hawkins said that if ar rangements could be made to handle beef here on a paying basis they would deliver once a week on Saturdays. Wednesday morning Mrs. Thos F. Milligan was stricken with paralysis, the right side being affected. Thos. M. Milligan and wife were summoned from Kans. and were met at Lamar by F. E. Lamport with his car, and con veyed to the ranch arriving Thursday morning. All that can he done by medical skill is of a vail, but grave doubts are enter tained for her recovery owing to her failing health of late. Konantz Rev. Dean received a telegram from lowa stating that his fath er is not expected to live. He left immediately. Konantz Sunday school had a picnic on Bear creek last Wednes day. It was well attended, and all report a good time, J. Cooper and wife were at the north store and took ‘dinner at Gregery’s. Mrs. Minnie Bold has been ill but is improving. Listen! We think we hear the wedding hells ringing. You will probably hear about it in our next report. Chas. Gilbert and Maud Stires were quietly married at Richfield last week. They have the '.:ind ! wishes of their many friends. The base ball game and buck ing contest "•as well attended at Watkins’ last Saturday. Loyd Stires took the cake for riding an outlaw. North Flats. Born July 25th, an 81 pound boy, to Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Mackey. Mother- and child doing well. Floyd Dunham and B. Umber ger left for Clark Co.. Kansas Tuesday with Herman Crouch’s ] horses. Myrch and Harley Quillen left Monday morning for Hartland, j Kansas. Crops are doing fine, but we need another rain as the grass j getting dry. There was a good crowd out at Sunday school Sunday, July I 23rd. On sale day Aug. 12th George Ervin Konkel will sell at auction his entire line of straw hats, to gether with other valuable arti ! cles of merchandise. M. E. Church. Preaching at Springfield Sun day, morning July 30th; 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Vilas 3:30 p. m. Everyone in -1 vited. O. C. King, Pastor. 1 Sunday School Notes. [ (Hy Goo. Ervin Konkol) I! Boost for the Sunday School Convention to be held at Boston, Aug. 18 and 20. ’Each S. S. is entitled to three delegates to this convention. " Each S. S. should file a report with Mrs. C. S. Collins, Secy, of the Association. ' We are pledged to raise #50.00 for the benefit of the State or ganization. A part of .this sum is yet to be raised. ’The Sunday Schools that are in good working order are giv ing from #5.00 to #IO.OO each. ’ Those schools that have as yet contributed nothing should get busy and be at this convention with a full contribution. On account of the Sunday 1 school convention being held on ! Stonington's regular sale day it! has been decided to hold sale day \ August 12th instead of August t 19th. For The Land’s Sake LISTEN HERE! I ™ List USTOxrrre "Witii Us •" A We are the People who can Sell or Trade it for you NOW jU If your price is right. We deal in Oklahoma, Arkansas. u /(u Kansas and Colorado Lands and can get you a deal any- f* \S) where. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED. .. . v A GUFFEY & ESTATE." Artesia, --- --- Holly, Colorado. w | A- A- j You have said it all when you say j| GROCERIES, PROVISIONS 1 Hay, Grain, Flour, Feed f Ice Cream parlor' springfielo. f jgj In Connection \ COLORADO |" 1 3 ,! ..NEW STORE.. : |L i ’ fj 1%/t ore New Goods, just received a nice .Ewa j Line ol' White Goods and Lawns ®p< ‘ Ginghams in all shades, solids, col- v) (j | I ors and fancy plaids and stripes. McCall’s Patterns and Magazines vy An Up-to-date Line of Men’s fine ■ sh | Summer Shirts, also a full line of work j utu a ! Shirts. A complete Line of Ladies’ Ox- j W a fords and Suedes the latest in Style and j 3£ Quality. Children’s Oxfords and Shoes, j ygj|i & Fresh Groceries always in stock. » *; JftsjL. New Potatoo.-,. New Cabbage, New JgjraL jj ‘W’rjMf Onions, Flour, Feed, Barb Wire. ’ ‘W|T hi | ImvW > ‘The rcmembnuicc of Quality i( | ■’ | W j "Remains long titter the Price is Wlw I tM* I ‘•Forgotten,” ' j * ill GEO. ft. BAKER I! |f | __ f plefald—Official papef ten mmr swct*; rv- -- ;y:' f ' w i>ae»fc < ? .1 UfUn A f When in town for all If slUs4 « Might or Hi! Week, Gal! fllld See ROBERT Q. GOTT©N LIVERY AND FEED BARN PASTURE AUTOMOBILES FOR HORSES STORED SPRINGFIELD BOLORaDO •Mo. 50 Vilas Budget Mr. Wheeler is looking L> I new auto. .J. High and H. Amrine movsd ' a house for Mrs. a Rutherford. ; Misses Hester and Alia Gries j hem were visiting with Laura j Amrine Sunday. I Sam Greishem and C o. Mart I selling are on the s : k II t. ! C. F. Wheeler'' L:u; looked for wire has arri Lamar; P. L. Goehring, .-.mrine, H. Rauls, IT. Amri; ■■».<] and R. Ranney hav< , <> the road after it. >». vS. > ;i i The Pretty dr Sunday school is planning Tor .. , I n’c t<- be held on P. arC v.k, Thu sdav August 3rd. The committee i arranging for ammusements, consisting of a ball game, swings for th< children, etc. Everyone invited Come and h ive a good time.