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VOL. XXIII. No. 41
• SPRINGFIELD’S EXCLUSIVE CLOTHING STORE Is a good place to buy your • work clothes for harvest. You will find here the kind of clothing that you will need and at prices satisfact , ory to all. SPRAGUE-HGBBSkk CLOTHING COMPANY count, Springfield, Colorado x -♦ Two Fairs Promoted at Springfield Business is picking up in the fair line at Springtide!! Wow, let’s go! S. M. Konkel is promoting a! general county fair, which will be held Sept. 7.8, 9, and 10th., Herb Homslier and Frank Max well, were appointed Secretary and Chairman of the Free Street fair, respectively, at a meeting sometime ago. The street fair will be two big days on the dates pr peeding the county fair, we are informed. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The undersigned, F. J, Graves, the present editor and manager, i of the Democrat-Herald, is not connected financially or other wise withe therof the fairs. As ■ TRUAX j MERC. CO. 1 We guarantee tlie quality of all goods sold by us. 2 We guarantee one price to all and that our prices arc as low as consistent with the quality of the goods sold. 3 We guarantee all goods to bo as represented, described, or advertised. 4 We guarantee our service to be prompt and efficient, 5 Wo guarantee to return your money if you are not entirely satisfied with your purchase. (i We pay cash for cream, poultry and eggs. Our Motto Your moneys worth or your money back Springfield, baca county, Colorado THE DEMOCRAT-HERALD SPRINGFIELD, BACA COUNTY, COLORADO, FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1921 YOU HAVEN’T SEEN COLORADO UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN BACA COUNTY a newspaper, that is ever ready to give its finance and influence, to tlie promotion of anything > that is good for the town and county, we will give each one the publicity that is due them, and wish and believe they can both he successful. We also wish to make it known that in .the Fair and Newspaper contest, that it is being put on and financed by Mr. S. M. Konkel, and that we are not interested in any way in this cuntesl. We wish to state I further, in ail fairness to Mr. I IConkel, that wc sincerely believe that his dealings with the public in regard to the contest will be fair and aboveboard. We do not wish to impugn tbe motives of tlie other fair management, and wish for both fairs a full meas ure of success. Let’s go! F. J. Graves. Mrs. Jos. E. Terral and daugh ter, Mary, left Sunday for Den ver, M. E, Wilder, the Boise City undertaker, transacted business in Springfield, Monday and made the editor a pleasant call. Building The Railroad Baca county is today confront ed with the greatest problem that has ever arisen in its histo ry-building the railroad. It is conceeded by most all the best business men and farm ers that we have gone our limit without a railroad. From now on it is a question of trausporta tion as to whether we go ahead or retrograde. At the commercial club meet ing last Tuesday night some straight from the shoulder sen timent was expressed, and ev ery mau present made it known that lie was ready to go to work for the proposed new road. Panhandle Short Line Submits Contract The contract from the presi dent of the Panhandle short iine has been received. The meet of the can tract is that Baca county furnish the right of way free of charge through the county, that we loan the company $50,000 00t to draw 0 per cent interest, pay able semi annually, and are to I be secured by bonds issued by the company. The contrat was read at the meeting and it was moved and seconded that we have the contract re-written or some points changed in which we were to he guaranteed with out a shadow of a doubt that the company could and would fullfill its part of the cor. provided we carry out our part in good faith. Jos. E. Terral made the mo lion that the contract be couch ed in such away that when we went out to solicit funds for the road that the people could be guaranteed that they were to get a square deal and 100 cents on the dollar foi their money and best of all a railroad. He was instructed to amend the contract and send it back for the approval of the railroad of ficials. Tlie building of a railroad through Baca county will be the biggest job the people ever un-= dertook, and it will take a unit ed effort of the citizens lip. ’ United we stand, divided we fall.” Let’s unite and put the proposition over. Threshermon —See me for in surance on your mac! ine and wheat while threshing— N. K.j Bickford. Street Fair Premium List The following persons will give the amount set opposite their 1-eßpective names for ex hibits of farm and garden pro ducts to be placed on exhibition at their respective places of bus iness, during the Business Men’s Carnival to be held in Spring field the coming fall Ail prizes to be paid direct to exhibitors by the person or firm offering said premium: The following is a list of those giving 810.00 in premiums: I. C. Culp, best half bushel of rye $5.00; second best half bush el wheat 85.00, Chus. A Koweth, largest and bast wat rrr. 1 n $5 00; best six tomatoes §5.00. Baca County Abstract Co., j best peck irish p itatoes, $5 00; b .-st peck sweet potatoes $5.00. A. A. Hagerman, best collect tion of 3 watermelons, $5.00; tiest collection of 6 cantaloupes, 85 00. H. E. Ilomsher, best bushel of wh. at. SIO.OO. First National Bank by W. A. Thompson, best 6 heads of stand aid and dwarf niaiz\ $5.00; Best 6 heads of red and white kafir, $5.00. Geo. A. Baker, Best bushel bf Macaroni Wheat, $5 00; Best 12 ears of white corn, $5.00 i A. K Liggett, best 10 ears of R-ids yellow dent com, $5.00. Best 10 ears white corn, $5.00. Stouds Casli Store, best 3 heads cabbage, $5 00; best pock of spring wiieat, §u.oo. S. E. Spcckmann Drug Com pany, largest pumpkin, $5.00; largest watermelon, $5.00. C. G. Patterson, best 12 ears of white corn, SIO.OO, E. C. Measel, best dozen ears of pop corn, SIO.OO The following are a list of $lO. ! subscriptions of which nopremi , urns have been designated: First State Bank. Sundays Garage. Hoy Winters. Leo Hilt. Jett Hardware and Lumber Co. Farmers State Bank. Iv. F. Fiat Dr. it J. Chase. F. J. Graves, best puck of tur , nips, $5 00. Allyn Cole. 3 best core musk melons, $5.00. The follo wing is a list of $5.00 subscriptions- premiums to be designated later. Sprague-Hohbs Clothing Com pany. JTruax Hdw. & Kurn. Co. Truax Merc. Co. I It. M. Ziegler, Lamar, Colo. Baca County Republican Harry T. Howard | G. G. Salmon, j Earl C. Denney F. M. Fulton D. C. D. Garage, j li. H. Dickey. Lie Holmes. :Jos. E. Terral Chester C. Jesseo W. A. Wilson Floyd Chenoweth J. M. Watkins R. L. Robbins. Walter P. Powell J. W. Miller N. K. Bickford ic E. Wade Charles L D .ughty iT. Eldon Alien H. C. Kaiser : j S. S. R gers j |G- M. Madden || | I R. E. Hooker ' I give tire mileage at the lowest cost » in history 30x31 NON-SKID RED-TOP CORD $15.00 $22.00 $27.50 Reduction on ull styles and sizes A New Low Price on a Known and Honest Product Stokes and Thompson R. M. Fulton H. O. Green, best bushel of potatoes, $5.00. Albert Neal, best half bushel Turkey Red wheat, $5.00. Dr. B. J. Burton, 0 best beets, $5.00 Bertha E. Smith, Best Peck | Onions, $5.00. G. B. Garage-, best half-bushel of sweet potatoes, $5.00. Judge Alberti has been out to his place west >if town forthe 1 past 10 days, where he has been having some improving made. ft Safeguarding your j '.m Money * jm / Y The best protection for _ your pocket book is the t service of a good bank. / Money deposited with us is safe. More than that it is ACTIVE. It is j useful. A surplus account is building of prosperity for your community as well aa making money for you. •' *: » y To make your money as USABLE to you as if it were right in your A own home yet as SAFE JM \ as if it were in the United i States Treasury that % ’ is our function, our am* _ \ Come in and find out \\ how easily you can gat I this service. MaKji This »anK Vour Servant Pam an Awnmr V/ Teday /dOMf I _ J (FARMERS STATE BANK ' SPRINGFIED, COLORADO $2-00 Per Year. Farmers Busy; Business Quiet The big harvest is now on all ever Baca county and thousands of acres of wheat is being cut. There is also quite a bit of | threshing going on and wheat is making from 12 to 20 bushels to the acre. Business was slowed down at the post office Monday owing to I the Illness of Roy Hodges. When Cap and Roy are both on the job the mail is handled with d spatch.