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Run about. $435; Touring Car, $450; Coupelet, $505; Town Car, $505; Sedan, $605; Oue-ton Truck Chassis, $6OO. All f. o. b. Detroit. Sunday’s Garage, Springfield, Colo. No.w Open for business. t 'TT' ■- '.’it v» • *■< jt>—waurao——gusaJ MVBHHMU. -.-£ua... ''"-VSMOM N I “star LUMBER GO. [ Elkhart, Kansas WM. C. WASHBURN, MGR. Nowisthe Time ! To Build that Silo ] 1 When you want LUMBER We Want to See You J WTUCTj'rT Laths, Shingles, VV Li O UILJJ , L J me ’ Cement, Barb- ffj Wire, Posts, Coal, M Hardware, or anything else in this line © u o mav want. SJj rr 1 ,: „ s 3 or- ■- 1 ■ H. K. ELLIS~ The Live Wire Insurance Agent Representing The Home of Hew York LIFE AND FARM INSURANCE REAL ESTATE and NOTARY PUBLIC See me. ca nsave ’■ t i Watered Land Quarter section of land two _ miles from Springfield with living water and good shelter. Half good bot tom land that will grow alfalfa. Will sell on easy terms. Other good grazing lands near to lease. A good pasture proposition. If interested write the owner JOHN W. BAUGHMAN Liberal. • * = ansas *■ Notice for Publication Department of the Interior U, S. Land OiTke at Lamar, Cole, June 3, 1918. j Notice la hereby given that iru N. Fruit, of l.amar, * olo>ad". who, on April. 13, 1915, made | Homestead No. 016931 for tho N. i - of Section 32, T 24 S„ K 46 W, Cth F. M, has filed notice o« inten tion to mako final 6 year proof, to establish claim j to >he land above described, before Judge Allen ut Springfield, Colo, onthe 19th day c< Aug. I 1918. ' Claimant n«mcs as wittnessos L. O. Gold, of Lumar. Colo., It. O. Gold, Lamar, | Colo., H. T. Gold, Hcrinun Crouch, of Two Buttes I Colo. A. L. BEAVERS, Register NOTICE roil PUBLICATION r Department of the Interior , U. S. Land Office at Lamar, Colo., June 12. 1918, j Notice is hereby given that Sum Peter Peterson, of Itcgnicr, Colo., who, on July. 11. 1913, made HU. entry. No. OlS'tfJ, for neb no!wSinc'lots 1,4,6, wl-2seb. nebnwb Sec. 27. T. 34 S. U. 49 w.Oth P. M. ha,, filed notice of intention to make throe year proof, to establish claim to the land above describ -1 ed. lieforoColumbus C. Sworn, U. S. Com., at i Campo, on thu >2th day of August, 1918- Claimant names as witnesses. Katnonc Sanchez, Bert Beeves, Itichard Welch. Boy Welch, all of Bcgnicr, < 010. A. L. BEAVERS. Register. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION ( Publisher) Department of tho interior. U ti. Land Office at Lumar, cold* May 11, 1916 , N'olico is hereby given that Jesse W. How ard. of Baker, Colo, who, on December 30, 1914, | made lid. entry, No 016745, for lo< 12, of hoc. 3* ilots 1,2, nw'-t, nlaswb Sec. 10, Twp.B4 ■'*, It. 14 W.Cth l'rin. M* h-<s filed notice of intention to mukc three year proof, to establish claim to tho land above described, before Silas E. Speckmann* lU. 8. Com., ut Springfield. < - 010. on the 20th j day of July, 1918. Cfulmant names as witnesses. I Guy L. McMnnnmnn. Chns. W. Brill, and Goo. ■ Williams, ull 3 of Baker, Colo., Aron Frink 'of Wentworth. Colo. A. L. BEAVERS. RaglaUr. | i NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO LEASE STATE LAND I Office of the State Board of Lund Commission | ers. Denver. Colo., June 7, 1916. I Notice is hereby thnt D. M. Chcnoweth. whose j postoffice uddress is Springfield. Colorado, has made application No. A9521 to lease thu following i described school lands, situute in Buca county. Colorado, to-wit: All of sec. 36, T»p. ‘J& i..uangc !47 Nofice is further hereby given that * all J o.ucr prisons desiring to file un upplicatior, to 1 .ease all or any part of this tract of land must file some in this office prior to July 12th, 1918, as no 1 other application to lease the ul>ovc described ' lands will be considered after said date, j RAYMOND MILLER, President State Land Commissioners, j June 14. July 5. < DO YOU WANT l A FEDERAL LOAN? If so, have your abstract ,of title made by the Baca Co. Abstract Co., Spring field, Colo. Have had 13 | years experience in mak ing abstracts of title to Baca county lands. UNO WANTED I want to buy a few halt Sections anii Sections of Land Geo. B. Cones, Mea.Je, Kans. j Barnett H. Jones THE LAND MAN ■ For a square deal in ! real estate. Baca coun- Ity lan d for less thn I value of one crop. SEE ME FOR QUICK FARM LOANS Stonington, 6010. ! I POOL HALL Cigars and Soft Drinks Miners Barred A Good Place to Pass Time H.T. WARD. Prop. Springfield, Colo. ’ OR. N. M. BURNER Physician and Surgeon [ Lamar, Colo. ! ALFRD TODD Attorney at law * Silver Building | Egrcz!, Lamar, Colo Ed-Pierson ALL KINDS OF C CON CRETE WORK. Building Plans and Estimate Spring field, Lamar H. D. CHURCH Registered Embalm er and Funeral Director Phone 206. Calls answered f'.ay or night. LAMAR, O LOR DO CT. C. OTJXjIE* ■S PHYSICIAN AVID SURCEOIt Zr Springfield, Colo. W. P Yerity Physician and Sur gen. Two Buttes, Colo. (flfaggtfoft STRAYED —One red, mottled face yearling heifer with short horns branded reversed Y. and C. on left side. Finder please notify me and get reward c 44— 11. B. Allphin, Vilas, Colo. .J own 317 acres situated about 5 miles S. E. of Springfield known as the Waddell place. I want to sell this land and will be Vlad to lienr from unyonc inter ested in buying; such a place. Address Chas. F. Wheeler, d6-l Greeiev. Colo., Box 517. If you want ICE you will find it at the ranch of Jesse Harrison, 2 miles south of Y*lss —any quan ity, c 46— STRAY—Black mare mule, 5 years old, wt. 950, no marks. $5.00 reward for recovery. No tify. R. 0. Bostwick, d 7-8 Maxey, Colo. WANTED —200 head horses or cattle—horses preferred, to winter, season 1918-1919. Plen ty feed, water and sheds. Want these for all season, not part of season. Price $3.00 per head, per month. Ready now to take care of stock. Address K. W. Bullard Phone 30-1314 Argonia, Kan. LOST—Bay mare mule, rather rangy, 3 years old, branded S on left jaw. Will give reward for recovery. I. J. Luellen, db-9 Stonington, Colo. : Lost, Strayed or Stolen— One yearling horse mule, dark brown; one iron-gray mare colt with white spot in forehead,com ing 2 yrs. old; one hay mare coming 2 yrs. old, no brands. Horn Bros. & Co. c - South Rt. Lamar, Colo. FOR SALE The Burton restaurant. Com plete equipment. Good terms. Address Mrß. Delia Burton, cO-9 Springfield, Colo. Taken up—One stray yeartng white face steer, in my pasture. The brand is x over bar. t Party can have same by paying for this ad. and pasture bill. c 8 9 Joh.i Kirk, Kirkwell, Colo. Strayed—Light sorrel,2- year old filley, one white hind foot, blaze face. Half Shetland, roach mane—gone 2 weeks. Will pay for trouble. E. L, Owens, t d 8 Springlie Id, Colo. Stra.vdd —One brown mare wt. 1,20 i), shows harness marks. One yearling filley. strayed from my place 2 miles north of Potato Buttes the 23rd of June. Libera rewa rd for discovery. Notify J. H. Thorburn, dV 8 Buster, Colo. NOTICE FOB PUBLICATION (Publisher) Department of the Interior U. S. Land Office Lamar Colo.. June, 10. 1918. Notice is hereby given that AndrewT. Johns tun Springfield, (-'olo!, who on Jan. 26- 1915. made Hd. entry iicrial No. 016926 for lots 7. 8. s'jjnw! >. and bw 1 i at Section 3, Township. 3'S south Range. 47 west, tith P. M. h:>s filed notice Of intention to inako 'final three year I’roof to establish claim to tho land ab^vedescribed be fore Silas E. .Speckmann. U S Commissioner, at Springfield, Colo. on the 21st day of Aug., 1918. Claimant name* rs witnesses; James C. Herat, A. E. Fairley, John 11. Neal- C. M. Tippett, all of Springfield, Colo. A. L. BkAVEUS, Kgistor Noticefor Publiction (Publisher) Department of the Interior, U. 8. Land Office at Lamar, Colo. June 6,1918. Notice is hercbv given that Lota Nickell of Rodley, Colo., who on April 1-lth, 1912, made Homestead E, No. 011G68, for L*-i of (can half of) section, 26 T. 32 S. Range 46 West 6h Prin. Meridian, has filed notice of intention to mako Final thrreo year proof, to csablish claim to ! he land above described, before Sllan E. Speck mann. U. S. Conunis.ioner, at Springfield Colo ado, on the 21st day of Aug., 1918. Claimant names as witnesses. Carlßeck. Charley Reynolds, both ”f Rodley. I Colo., Frank W. Starit, Hint Butler, both "f ! Springfield, Colo. A.L. BEAVERS. Register. I Notice for Publication DEPARTMENT OK TIIE INTERIOR U. S. Land Office at Lamar, Colo, June. C, 1918. Notice is hereby given that Florence Boguo. formerly Florence Miner, ( of Maxey. Colo, who. on May 20. 1914, made Hd. entry No. 014413, (or lots - 3, sw 1 ,ne' i and s 4 nwJ4 of Section 2, soQnc 1 i. east 1-2 j s«l*4 Section 3, Township. 29 South, Range | 4‘.» W, Cth F. M„ has filed notice of intontion to ’ make final 3 year proof, to establish elaim to the I kind above described, before Silus E. Specknmnn. U. S. Com., at Springfield, Colo, on the 12th, day of Aug., 1918. Claimant names as witnesses Andrew Peterson, Maxey, James C. Murray. Flues. Isa G. Cook. Ted Barker, both of Muxcy. Oslo. A. L. BEAVERS,Register. Estray Advertisement Notice is hereby given to whom it may concern that the following described estray auimal wa taken up near Campo. Baca Co. Colo, on or about June L 6 1918 to wit: one two year oid red Heifer, branded H. Said animal being unknown to this Board, unless claimed by owner on or before July 161918 said estray will be sol j by this board for the benefit of <be own?r when found. State Beard of Stock Inspection Commissioners, Denver. Colo. Threshers License By virtue of a proclamation re centy issued by Gov. Gunter all threshers in this state must have a license to do any threshing in the state in 1918. A committee in each county is to have charge of this work, con sisting of Hjo county food ad ministrator, a retired thresher iiian or separator man, and a third member. The committee in Baca county consists of the coun'y food administrator, or his deputy at Two Buttes, Prank Hair of Springfield and Fred Praune, retired of Two Buttes. No charge is made for the li cense, but tile licensee must promise to put machine in good lepair and maintain it in good working order, so as to save the greatest amount of gtain, and make a weekly report to the county administrator. The li cense is revocab.o—should any machine be found to bo wasting grain, 01 otherwise unfit for use, farmers are asked to report such condition to the committee! if conditions seem lo justify. 1 The committee inow ready to I issue licenses. N. G. Jones, Baca county Deputy County Food Adms., Widows' Pensions. To the Editor:— Congress lias passed a bill, granting pensions to the widows of the officers and enlisted men : who served ninety days or morc| in the army, navy or marine | 'corps during the war with Spain, or the Philippine Insurrection be tween April fit, IH9B, and July ■I, 1902, or in the Chinese Boxer rebellion campaign between June Hi, 1900 and October 1, 1900. | ] Such widows are entitled to, $2.00 per mouth and two dollars additional per month for each child under sixteen years of age, providing she can show that she I is not in receipt of an encoine ex , ceediug $250 per year, in addi-j tion to the profits of her daily la bor. I Undoubtedly many widows of theso Spanish American war vic tims live in yuur vicinity, and therefore 1 hope you will give some prominence in the Columns of your paper to the passage of this act. Any widow who desire-; > ap ply for a pension won!! u un icato with me, addres -irj; ~u at Room 293, Houso OfliceUuilding, Washington, D. C., and I willl gladly furnish her with the nec essary blanks and instructions which will enable her to place her application before the Pen sion Bureau without incurring the expense of hireing an attorn ey. Edward Keating, Congressman, from tho Third District. Don Van Wormer Oui readers will remember the killing of Sheriff Moore at Roily, over in Mortin county, some thing like a year afro, Van Wurm er pouring a load of buckshot in to him. The case went through the us ual zigzags of the courts up to the supreme court of the state, where his petition for a new trial lias just buen denied, and lie ordered immediately to the pdn to serve a liiV* tsrm. Don was convicted of murder in the lirst degree, but as they don’t hang in Kansas a life sen tence is the maximum penalty for any crime. Suniraona State of Colorado,! < ounty of linen. / In the District Court. Charles E. Gibson. Plaintiff, VS [ Ella V. Sturgeon and the un ! known Heirs. Devisees, t.cga ! tees and Vendees- of the said ) ¥ u T°" : . KOBEBT ( SUMMONS. SIIAW. Irustcc, and tn« un- known Beneficiaries of the said Robert Shaw, Trustee, Defen dants. The People of the State of Colorado. To the defendants above named. Greeting: You are hereby required to appear in an action brouirht ngnimU you by the above named plain tiff. in the county court of Baca County, State <»f Colorado, ui’d answer the complaint therein with- . in twenty days after the service hereof, if served I I within this county; or. if served out of this conn- I ty, or by publication, within thirty days alter the " I service hereof, exclusive of the day ot service; or | judKcinent by default will bo taken against you . arcurding to the prayer of the prayer ol the com plaint; ami if a coppy of the complaint in the above entitled action be not served witM this sum mons, or if the service hereby be made out of I this State, then ten—ays additional to the time tjerclnabov'' specified for appearance and answer ' ill b- allowed before the taking of judgement by ( | default as aforesaid. | Tito sail! action is brouirht a»?ai"st the defend i ar.U&tnd their unknown heirs, devisees, Icfnitecs. vendees and Beneficiaries to quiet title in the plaintiff to the following described land situate lying and and being in Baca county, Colorado, to-wit: Northeast (Quarter of Section I'ourtecn 114), Township Twenty-nine 2*J) South, Range Fifty (60) West of the Sixth Principal Mcridiun. As will more fully appear from the complaint in said action to which reference is here made; And you are hereby notified that if you fail to appeur, and to a"swoar tl.e said complaint as abov-required the :ul(l plaintiff will take judge ment as prayed in his complaint. Given under my band at Springfield, in said County, this2otb day of June, A. D. 1013. John F. Mail. Attorney for Plaint} 17. First Pub. July 12. Last Aug. 10. Campbellville (???) July 12 - Nice showers Thurclny, Satur day and Sunday night, and it locks like wo might have more before morning. Five oicnics in this nock of the woods the Fourth, and from what wo hear they seem to have been all well attended. A good many women arc work login the fields. Seems Baca county is rather short handed new—what will it be after a few more drafts. The 500 of foreign cattle that were grazing Soldiers canon have been sold and taken away. This will be quite a relief to the set tlors, as they were a groat men ace to the crops. Cleo Black, Clyde, 75 cts. Lev. Chambers of Boston was in town Friday. H. O. Weeks lias his well fin sbrd and lots of wator at 225 feet. Pearl Tomlin sold his place —half section, for $2,400 to a 1 Wichita party. I | Harvesting is about half finish ed. We were uutin the canons Sun day sight seeing, which was more interesting than writing I out these items. West Flats Red Cross Auxil lery lias received its supply of yarn. Pride We had 21 good rain in this community last Sunday. Sunday visitors at Dan Haff ner’s were Sam Browning and wife and Robert Holler and fam ,ily. I C. A. Carr returned Sunday from Las Vegas, N. Mex., where he spent the hist week. Jacob Harmon went to Strat- Iford, Texas, tlie firs t of the week, j Dayton Taylor and Camilia | Foreman were married Wednes day, the 10th. Mrs. Taylor is I here from Illinois, but taught the High Point school the past win ter. TJiere was the usual cliari vari Thursday night. Icecream and cake were served, and all report a good time. Wu extend congratulations. Mark Caldwell and wife went toStonington Monday. Grand View 27 - (???) - 44 July 12 E. B. Clapp and family ate Sunday dinner with L. F. Berry and family. W. M. Hankins made a trip to Springfield Saturday. Pete Vandermark cut ids rye this week. Bei t Hancock of Uegnier was in this neighborhood the last of I this week. The Misses Emma and Hon reitta Kicenski, Clara Hubbard and Homer Hancock ate Sunday dinner at the Hankins home. Marjorie Berry spent Friday night and Saturday with Mrs. Jesse Trcow. OKLARADO (???) Everybody is rejoicing over the good rain that fell in this part on the 7th. Crops are looking fine. Foss Felton is cutting his wheat —tollerably fair grain. There was a large crowd at Carrizo Springs on the Fourth. Everybody had a good time. Mr. and Mrs. Wiley from Itocky. Okla., wore visitors at Grandpa and Grandma Logan’s last week. Jim Mitchell got in from the harvest fields in Kansas last week. Beports wheat very good. The Sunday school at Rock view is progressing nicely—good attendance and everybody seems interested. Grandma Eaton and Joah Eaton were visitors at Sarah Mitchell’s [Sunday. 1 Bob Lynch lost a milk cow a 'short time ago. PILOT POINT 24 - (???) Crops arc looking fine. Several of the neighbors help ed on Mr. Harris’s pump Wed ! nesday K. I. Johnson went to Lamar 'Tuesday. Frank Swanson and wife and Elmer Johnson were Springfield visitors Friday. Roy Hickox helped Jim Ice build”fence the first of the week. Utleyville 1 - (???) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ledbet tor a 10 lb. boy. The Gantt brothers are hur vesting in the Edler community this week. Wheat in this vicinity is ready to cut. It will be Hie first of the week before the header can get here though. Carl Wilkerson’s well is 209 feot deep and plenty of water. He put up bis windmill Thurs day. Row crops arc looking tine. Born to Barton S. Hill and wife, a Hi lb. boy. Most everyone from hero went to the picnic at the Springs the 4th. Mrs. P. P. Hill is vci-., sick at this writing. Dennis Massey un-1 family and Hnzel Rist of Tyrone, Okla., spent Monday with the Gantts. The wheat header is in this vi cinity this week. Crops are sure looking line [since the rains. Things certain ly look promising. I There are so many gone to the harvest fields and to training camps that there isn’t very much news these days. North Flats Another big rain fell last Sun day ‘ Eliiic . '!• ti- ! , " f * on a fur lough v; inu his folks. Elmer enlisted in tlu army nboi. t fifteen months ago, and for several months has been on .t submanne chaser along the Atlm,lie erast His brother Wilburn, who enlist ed last August, has been !n France for some time building aeroplanes. Wheat harvest is under way in this Dart, most wheat being good. Roy Smart has traded for a Ford. Girls, you would better get ready to no. We are glad to see Charlie Barr among us once more. VILAS 1 - 31 - 45 C. Crist.v ami wife of Lamar visited at the Yokum home a few days last week. Miss Sara Hagerman is taking music lessons of Mrs. Howard Blocher. Some of the Vilas people at tended the show at Springfield last week. There were two birthday par ties in Vilas last week. Ouc was for Almon Ruth ford the other for Mrs. Mitchell. Ice cream and cake was served on both oc cassions. John Yokum and Sara Hager man spent Saturday night and Sunday with Sam Hagerman and wife. A. L. Mitchell and wife were out to the farm Sunday. It is estimated L.iat class 1 will be exhausted in October. 600, 030 available men are in it at the present time. ZION (???) Colette Kidder and Esther Thompson have been having the mumps this week. Wheat harvest is moving along line and the wheat io good. Joe Boyd's have a little ne calf, ane L. C. Thompsons have a little baby burro. Frank Glenn made a trip to La Rues Sunday. Ceral Holloand is working tor Glenn this week. There will be preaching at the Zion school house next Sunday, July 21, by Rev, Furgerson of Springfield. Everybody has plenty of fresh vegetables to use now—green beans, uquashes and cucumbers. Grand View Ben Adams and family autoed to Elkhart Saturday. Joe Berry enjoyed a birthday surprise Saturday night. Games were played by the ycußg folks, ice-cream and cake were served, and everyone spoke of a good time. Alberta O. Maley is staying with Mrs. Chris. Dunivau, as Chris, is in the harvest fields. Mrs. E. D. Hankins and little son of Eldorado, Kans., are vis iting at the Hankins borne. Pete Vandermark and Fay Mc- Coy went to Elkhart Monday with Asa Hess’ oroomcoru. Mrs. Lon Haskett of Trinidad is visiting With Mrs. Ada Jack son this week. Fred Collins and wife attended the Chas. Finley sale Wednes day.