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Yours and Ours National necessity has put a new responsibility on every motorist. Utmost service is demanded—the highest use fulness of yourself and your car. Service and economy are your only considera tions. Our responsibility goes hand in hand with yours. As the largest rubber manufacturer in the world, it is our duty to supply you with tires of unfailing reliability and extreme mileage. United States Tires are more than making good in this time of stress. They are setting new mileage records—establish every car—passenger or commer fulUjMmHi cial —and every condition of motoring. gPul H The nearest United States Sales mSI and Service Depot will cheerfully aid you in fitting the right tire to HHI your needs. United States Tires arc Good Tires LOCAL DEALERS SUNDAY’S GARAGE SPRINGFIELD, COLORADO IF ~ . You aRe going to Build Figu e with us on material and work Estimates are free and LUMBER FOR LESS IF You < d PAINT. OILS, LEAD, WAL . r APE", or DECORATING done, I’igu/3 with us. Our materials are be and our prices will pleass you. You need Furniture, Staves, Ranges, Rugs, or House Kuril lings, figure t wi'h us. Our stock is complete, our goods are tiie best Ihe market affords, and It's a little further but it pays to walk HOQ/lER KITCHENCABINET/ HOO/lER KITCHEN CABINET/ save miles or save! miles or steps The W .F. McCue Merc Co. Lamar, Colo. i GOVERNOR GUNTER WILL AGAIN RE CANDIDATE Replying to a letter from Joe Lawless, his old friend, ask ing if he might announce his candidacy for a second term, Governor Julius C. Gunter has consented in the following letter: June 1, 1918. Hr. J, T. Lawless, Editor The Lamar Sparks, Lamar, Colo rado: Hy Deer Hr. Lawless*—1 hare your letter of May 29th, reading m follows: ••With the time for the mestlns ot stste central com mittees and (SStmfcKse drawing near, the question Is being generally asked, *#tll Oorernor Ounter be u candidate tor re-election?' And as one ot your old time friends I take tha liberty of gddmilnd you on this matter. Other candi date! % re already Id the field, and your friends are natur ally anxious to team your Intentions. The work fhnugurated by your administration in con naetton with Mr country's war activities must be carried to sueeaasful oompletlon. The prompt nad efficient manner In which every sug gestion ot the National Administration has been met, and your knowledge of conditions make It not only desirable but very nseiseery that you continue your service to the state, so thefS may be no possibility ot disarrangement of war actlvttlaa. On behalf of your friends in this section I am writing to oak if I may have the privilege of announcing that you will pormit your name to be presented to the Democratic Assembly as a candidate for re-election. Hoptng you will fnvor me with an early and favorable m reply. I remain • • I >am pleased to have this letter, coming from a valued peraonal friend of a lifetime, and I further appreciate that the time is here when the question you put should be determined. I have endeavored to consider and weigh carefully all factors tvhioh should enter into the decision. in m ' ~*~f r*-*-| -- 1 another term ox two years, I will feel proud and honored to assume the duty, especially under the grave conditions now obtaining. Being of this conviction, you may announce that my name will be presented to the Democratic Assembly and Primaries. I hove endeavored to be faithful to the high trust placed in my keeping, and what I shall do in the future must be determined by my course during the present term, aided and enlightened by experience. Very respectfully yours, JULIUS C. GUNTER. VI&kSIMKH ARE DELICATE OR FRAIL undtr-tlzuorundtr mtight remember—Scoff’s Emulsion is nature’s grandest growing food; it strengthens did’ bones, mokes healthy blood and pro motes sturdy growth. Bcott S Sown., BkxwAM. IT. », "PBHS2SC HVour lyHair i b Nevor-Tol world’B clean safest, moat sani ty hair restorative, st a dye. not stick y. d positively will not tin the most delicate n. No extras to , no moss, no red tinta to annoy. Put i delicately imwd Tablet* ■d In a little water lii dntmisU Me, or plain wrapper. TH UMIITORtn Cl. tU . Ismss C t». »*. _ Baca County Auto Owners Next year when you are told by one of your neighbors that he had recived a dividend check from the ARDMORE AKRON TIRE and RUBBER CO., plus a saving of 30 per cent, on his tire and tube bills, are you going to say: “I had a chance to get in that com pany when Bohannon was in Spring field, but l turned it down for the rea son so many people get stung and I would not take a chance. I should have investigated, or had my banker] do so for me, then this would not have been a case of lest opportunity. I now know that a few dollars invested in Rubber Companies have made com fortable fortunes.” THE PDMORE-AKRON TIRE AND RUBBER GO Invites tCe m >st rit|i Investigation See Geo. S. Bohannon Palace Hotel Grind your own grains— mix your own feeds—feed "balanced rations” —save from 5% to 25% over feeding whole grain. The Fairbanks-Morsc Type "G” Feed Grinder is not an expense it’s an investment. We have it in stock and can make prompt delivery. Ask us to demonstrate it. CjGJATTERSON^ Obituary 1 David Hilan Cunard, a brother of Wayne Cunard, living near Vilas, has joined the ranks of the comrades who have paid the one great price for democracy. In a message from the bureau of navigation to ills mother at Cresent, Okla., the sad news came that David had died from an attack of pneumonia while on board tliu ship Sundiago cnroute to Franee. The message gave no particu lars but stated that he was bur ied at sea. Mr. Cunard was well known and highly esteemed by many of the people in the vicinity of Vil as, whore he tiled on and proved up a claim. He enlisted in the service only a short time ago, and though his death was untimely and carries to the hearts of his relatives and friends its message ol' sadness, yet there is a wonderful consola tion in that his sacrilice was (or his country. It is reported that he carried insurance in the Woodmen Lodge, tlso government insurance, with which to care for his mother. We all sympathize with the sorrowing relatives. A Friend. ZION (???) Mr. Maxwell and wife and Mias Laura Simpson will depart for Kansas Monday. mumps. Thers was a farewell party at D. B. Ulrey’s Saturday night. Some of their friends gather ed in and took their suppers and had a spread with Mr. an Mrs. Ulrey, before they leave for their new home in Missouri. They will leave Monday. We wish them a pleasant journey and sue cess. Cecil Holland arrived here Thursday to visit his sister Mrs. Hallic Kidder. Ho is twelve years oid and he came all the way from Arkansas alone. We extend our heartfelt sym pathy to our neighbor, Mr. Roth who’s father was recent y called away from his earthly it. c*. Brooks Brinkley a f-_ v clays had six horses to dis appear and bought $lO worth of gasoline to run a car to hunt them, and tflen one morning ho discoveren them quietly grazing about a mile from home, moral: let’s fence our pas tures, vote a herd law and not have to dunt stock. Don’t forget the children's day at Ziou Next Sunday June 9, ev ery body come. L. H. Smith, who has been spending a few days on his claim, returned to his home at Larned, Kans., Friday. Utleyville 1-32-46 We are having nice showers ■ and think it will be sufficient to make the wheat, as it is com ing in head now. j Sunday school was well attend ed, and had services ovening and night conducted by Bro. Tulley. Little Ovella Utley has been very sick, but is much, improved with this writting. W. S. Gantt left t:or Elkhart Monday with a load of broom csrn. Will also go to Oklahoma before returning. Oren Higgins is on the sick list this week. The Doctor doesn’t seem to understand his case. One of the heaviest rains the writer has seen in Co lorado fell Thursday afternoon, almost burying little garden stuff. Even the frogs are singing’ their gtad j refrain. ! E. F. Gantt and wife made a business trip to Joj moy Friday, i CHICHESTF’R SPILLS IDIAMOND BRAND' LADIE9 t A* rww Dnustet for CHI-CHES-TER ft A DIAMOND BRAN 3 PILLS ta Rf.d nnd /j\ Gold metallic boxes, sealed with BluetO) J Ribbon. TiU v 3 otßei. B.yrfToarW #nt*(drt and nit for cni.CHKS.TfU A v DIAMOND B;a- AND PILLS, for twenty-five years regarded ■«. Best, Safest, Always Reliable. SOLD B Y ALL DRUGGISTS SO£ .El/ ERYWHEREJ^xac, Hopewell Some glorious rains of late. Elmer Douglas is out In the! western part of the county do ing some more surveying. We extend congratulations to Clarence Parson and bride who were married Sunday. Sunday school was organized ed last Sunday at Hopewell by L. H. Smith of Lamed, Kans. The following officers wore elect ed: Mrs. Jacob Robbins Supt., B. K. Dillioh assistant Supt., Mrs. Elmer Douglass secretary and Treasurer, W. L. Kockhill chorister, Elsworth Douglass li brarian,.Mrs AllunSupt. of homo department and Cradle Roll, Mr. Eskow, Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Rockhili and Mrs. Smith were Elected teachers. The Hopewell Sunday school uxtend a special invitation to all neighboring communities nnd urge all to come and bring their dinners and to celebrate to gether on tlie 4lh of July at the school house. There will be pa triotic songs and speeches, ice cream and lemonade, and Old Glory will be Hying in the breeze from sun rise till sunset. Come and enjoy the day. Obituary Jocub Roth was born Dec. 14, 1fi.38, died May 99, 1918. He fought with the federal forces through llie civil war, and in 865, was married to £5 ’ r & TiT i4 jrio.f also survives him. The children living are as fol lows: Lewis Alvero, Clayton, New Mex., Enoch Vinson, Lebonun, Okla., Alonzo addisun, Higgcns, Tex., Silvester Elsworth, wayno ku, Okla., Martha Arinina Em mons, Higgens, Tex., Harry, Catasby, Okla., Livilla Jane Har ger (dead), Nora Ruhama Livick, Rocheu, Hi., Elbert Clinton, Springfield, Colo., Amos Earl, Maxey, Colo., Vernon Vilola Stokes, Clyde, Colo. In 1889 he moved to Hennessy and then to Kiugrishur, Okla., and afterward to Ellis county, Okla., where he resided until re cently lie came to Baca to visit his children, when the Supreme Ruller called him from our midst. STRAYED—Dark brown 3- year-old filly, roach mane. Left our place about the2sth'of April. Finder notify 3. Duuu. d 3 1 Vilas, Colo. R. C. Haskin .and wife were trading in Springfield Tuesday. J. B. Ratliff was up Irum Ken ton Hie first of the week. VViliie Jolmsonauel Edward Sill were here from Utleyville Wed nesday. L. A. Wikott', former editor of the Herald, was in attendance at court the first ot the week—land cases. L. C. Cloyd was over from Par adise Wednesday. Ex-Commissioner Barr drove one of the Dickey Dons out of town Tuesday. The Doit is one of the best inheavy-weight ciass there is made. F. C. Wallace orders the Her ald sent one year to H. C. Grau ley, Ringwood, Okla. Jno. Moore was up lrum Lam port this week. B. G. Doke, Richards, $3.00. H. K. Ellis made himself at home iu Springfield yesterday. The county coinmisskmiuue rs did business at the old stand Hie first of the week. Bag Piper Millar, coining to Chautaa* 1 qua on fifth aajr. SUGAR ALLOWANCE OF MANUFACTURER CUT BY FOOD HEAD Cooperation und conservation v*.. go band in bund in Colorado when iuo United States Food Administration, after May 15, will cut down the sugar supply of all manufacturers of non* essential product!) ho that housewives will havo a plentiful amount of sweet ening lor her Bpring and numiu«»r houuocloaulng- From May 15 to July 1 manufac turers of non-essential food products will rccclvo, by tho authority of r. certificate from the Food Adininlfltr.' | tlon 80 per cent of tho Hugur use i'v them la»t year. Kasentlal food J facturcru will bo ullowod 100 per ccut.i and manufacturers of noa-etflblo paou i uots will bo prohibited tetftn uolifg sugar. Non-sssontlul food product* incl»4C* soda fountain ay rap*, c: nfttes. syxupa. chewing mini, oocou and c' olat*\ confections, ila\ ng extracts, soda) water, soft drink ' sweet, pickles.' Among those who w**. .ocelve tlielr usual amount of uugar are preservers and packers of vegetables, catsup. Chill sauce, fruits and milk. muuuf» turers of jam. Jelly und proaerre.-). meat packers, druggists for medical purposes, tobacco, glyccrino and uxplo sive manufacturers, apple butter, din ners aad honey producers. As a special concession to Induce dairymen to keep and improve their herdt), ice croam makers will be given their full allotment, but no sugar at all will be allowed for shorbeta or ices. All tv-car, regardless of the amount allowed by tho Food Administration, must be purchased under certificate issued by the government. J. N. Bundick, chairman of sugar distributing committee and sales man ager of American Beet Sugar Com . pony, has been mado chairman of a newly created new division of the Food AdmlmsTHt "will have I eOmplots charje <»f sugar certificates. , HOOVER ASKS AERICA a'-« MiabUsh . da ™len Hoover to (Slorudoans to exert more vigorous offal-. Have meat. If American and allied soldiers In the trenches aV to be adequately fed, 75.000.ii00 pounds of meat and meat products must he shipped overseas an nually. In spi'e of this seemingly large amount, tJ • allies have found U necessary to cuii tho meat ration to one and one half j per week i" r person. American consumption is throe and one-qlaarter pounds per week. Is It fair? Think It over when you buy your meat for dinner. HOTEL MEN HELP SAVE MORE WHEAT Wheat —much wheal for hungry fightsrK in France must be saved by Americano between now nnd harvest lima, and hotel men and restaurant curs era going to help suvo it. Sine* May 13. with the exception ot Victory and quick broad-, no hotol or restaurant in Colorado has served any article of food containing wheat or wheat products on Mondays and Wednesdays—wheatless days—or at “wheatless meals," which in this statu arc tb*> evening meals of each day. FOOD ADMINISTRATION ADDS NEW DIVISIONS Increased activities aud duties have made it necessary for the United States Food Administration for Colo rado to add four now departments to itß organization within the last. wv-»k. William D. Tidwell will head the Department of Perishable Fruits and Vegetables; Clarence Adams has been appointed chairman of tho Depart ment of Cheese, Poultry, Eggs and Milk: George F. Fry will have charge of the Department of Ice; and 11. U Tompklfis, Jr. will Conduct m Livestock Survey department. All these department will deal with the presorvatlon of foodstuffs. Investi gate prices and adjust dlfforonces which Mnay arise between growers, shippers and consignees. American? Slacker? Are you an American or are yoil a slacker? There is no longer any half way ground In the United 'j States The casualty lists are j growing too fast. Either you I wilt support the country in I every detail or you will be at ? least a passive aid to Germany, j America must save the wheat j to feed the armies and the na- j tlona who are fighting Germany j and the evil It represents. Those ' <var.tom lands have little wheat ? of their own. Without it they will fall. In order to meet the demand thd people of tho United States . must cut In half their consump tion of wheat flour during the next few months until the new harvest comia in. ! WASHINGTON GIVES DEALERS 1 RIGHT TO MAKE POTATO j CONTRACTS. ! Washington has recently grante< l dealers permission to inako con’va- With growers on future potato cro- This permission was granted in or.. - ! to encourage farmers to increase th potato acreage by insuring them ol 8&Je at a fair price at the time . 1 harvest.