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THE MEEKER HERALD.
VOL. I—NO.1 —NO. <!. MEEKER HERALD. Jl«rk<-r* Colorstlo. • rntDAV kkitkmiikii to. »** • TKH.«K • i cHirrioM. On i 11 nil • in •ru>. * M tn \ »r!uM) in i run AuvmiriM.su. (*nifi«Miliinal unl*, |<*-r m-.nth # S «*' OiM' liH-h. |« r mouth - Ut , Two in. hr., |«r inonlb 3 uu Tbrw im ht-a. per month.. i <■» Four lu<‘h*si, |mt mouth A un | Flv« Inch**. rotumii.i p«*r month • ou Ti*n Im-bi**. ‘i istliiiuii. |mt month »«• Twenty I tin hi-a, il rotumii.) |*nr m**ntb • 1% «•» |r r *| ..«| iioticn tirtn* n ctml* |«-r lint* lor ■rat luwrtlun Riel ten tn»u for «*nb ■iil«“ qtli'tit liiM-rtlon Ail ooaiinunkwiN*nw tm »Mrwiwl to TIIK MUKKKit II KHALI). Mooi- .r. Culonulu. | Rnt'i .-I In Ihr |S»t.4h**- at VI. * V -r. liarM.-lU County, I’iila, w until mutter. •■! - * Jl'ihik II a/.km liam rebel red adfloee from Washington which Main liutt lliu To* unit* company will shortly Is* In recnlpt of tlm lowiutltn patent. It la time Agent Gaidner got hi* paxa porl. If Im c**ut lum-s in lus present nplinrn ut ns«-fullnt**s much longer wn look for trouhlnon DuuKliwrntttk. Tiik iiKcnittiioiial yacht race, net worn tlm Amm Iruii yacht Puritan and ihn Kngllsh yacht Genes la wan won by the American. Politick an* “bnonitrig~'uver on tlm Grand. Ilnm wn go right along pulling up hay. branding stray “mavericks.‘ swapping ponies with Dm I'tinami still liavn limn Inft to kill three bears every week, hut we have no time to waste on politics. Tiik (ileliwmßl Kcho snvs tlm elnelioti f*»rcli) officer* «#f Ulenwond Spring* will Im lieM on tlm twenty-first Instant The oltlres to Im filled am ninmr ami live trustee*. At tins dlstanm from the ars'im of arliuti we can m*c nothing but ••dark hon»" In the field. Tin: ofT.ces to I*. Hl'* .I at tlm forth coming election In Garfield c.uintv are —county commissioner for tlm Meeker district, sheriff. clerk ami recorder, roouty treasurer, cotinlv aMOMir. county on oner, Mii*ertHlendenl of arhool* ami c«Niuly surveyor. Tmwn U a mos.n.j, nt on ft»ntolii diu-e Mr. Major to tear on? tire parti* lluni in a |«art of the Major tuiihling and transfer it Into a hall suitable lor dancing ami use as a public hall gen erally. This Is a c-uitlu tulable project ami we ho|*e Mr. Major will give the mailerihm consideration. A Title last meeting of the (’ootily I’omiuis.sioimra tlm Echo note* the fol low mg coutiart between George 11. Taylor and tlm rountv autlioiilies “A rwilracl was eulrred Into with George II Taylor to lease a Jail building, the aize of said hulldlng to Im as follows I2xlfi feet. With an eight fool celling. Plans and n|*criilrallons nre to Is* com piled with, tlm party of the second |mtl to receive fM» per mouth, in warrrnta. for the use of the building until Janu ary. I. law*. Tlm huihllng Is to Im com pleted i.\ October l. IM Wnhave received the following which explains itself Ocrav Isoms Auks* v. i ft AM. *r|4. 12. K ( Tnall ■ h'i»n u ma) (.'onrrrn Tbr of IhK Auei.lln* 1 , !• an lu-lUn •»f lb«* hlibisi •(■tu liuff lh»- I'twin pabsm lr1U» ..f |‘i«. He an*t bis frtemU • •"I ib'wti u|M*n li.siHm* In lh. Vleinliy **f Ihsial*** i rwk shm roMSeil in ibl« r*-« o tWwi ln*ra r*4**nelo f«sir >*mr« ir<. Uinlrr ,« inlSip|i|i-brn.kifl. •• lb«* rs,rmnlM|.i«M'rs wh'* bsA Ibr r**.|»*n«llilllty «.f I*, .tin* ihmi mur Ibr*u in un*lrrat«n*l that lh» lsn<l th**y |>«>| •rlr. t»-l bm wltbln Ibi- llnenf lh«- In view of ibr .ln-ti* >*iJn||on* thst hstr lately l«n nil*r«l |>y •ritlrr. uoi'linr ibrir prr>«-n<r. | Imip iltiiikl li ni|« IwMp in «m* *•» Ibr f'ummlmloaer of In llun Affairs W’»abln»i"n ■tnilne Ihr «-*»•«• norllj at || |«. ■n>l In lbs pmnlss lb> lieslna tbs mMirr will l«> srlllr.l i>> th* seiia fnrilonuf n.I ennormr), I ***.U Ihr (<>rl<«snin<v nf ih'«« |M*rs>.n» »h*» hsi*• blllmti** iftleinl lo Hmsc ln*lisn«. J. F. Oarhskh. Ily Rtisi.rt S storrs. Aevnt. Tills is the Imlinn whose “.standing is so high*’that no matter what crime lie may perpetrate he receives the protec tion ami endorsement of Agent third ner. He is the Indian who s**llll* time ago murdered a i***m Mind Mexican.ami has never been made amendable to the law on account of that crime, lie is running at large to-day with a num erous tiand of savages nolmtter than the blood-thirsty A (Riches and threatens to clean out nil the settlers on Douglass creek and the l/iwrr White. A Mr., 1 **tlch had a ditch surveyed recently tf the fount)* Surveyor. Augustine came along and pulled up over liulf of the stak«*«. lie is one of the worst of laid Indians, and lords it over Ihe set tern In good royal style, ami why shouldn't lu* ? lie has the proteetlou and endorsement of the agent at (Jura). If this favorite pet of Agent (i.inlncr is riot p need on his interval ion (where lie and lus hand of villa non.-* savages tmlongi we may hs»k for trouble nt any time. The settlers will nol stand U* Im terrorized over lunch lunger. TO VOTERS. Til# SvrraMrf <tMallttrall->ias f» Mrli Vul<-i» btouulM Fom*4* J«4|rt uf Klrrllon. To vote at the November election a 1 i*niou lim'd tie twenty-one years of age; have reHhlisl in the stute six uioiithH 1 preceding election, in the county uumly 1 ilavs and the precinct leu duys. l.ct the J judge* of election make a note of this' and govern themselves accordingly. A lair and iui|>arltul vote is wanted in this count) at the coming ejection. 1 Registration lor the November elec tion will commence in the several pre , cinets in 1 f.ii held county «»u Tuesday the thirteenth of October. Second Day— Tuesday the twentv sev eutli of October, of the week pre ceding election. . Third Jfay Monday, November , second. Ui« day precedibif da elertloo, > to verify Uie rcgisliaU«>u iiM. Kv* ry Hounl of registry shall meet at 11 o'clock a. 111. and remain ia sessiini until 0 o’clock p. rn of same day. No vote shall be received at any elecliou unless llie name of the (mrson nffeiiug to vole shall Im found on the said registiy list. Said U»ard shall make four copies of siu'h registry list wheu reviM>l and com pleted. which list they shall cc-rtllid b* Im correct and forward one copy to the ■ •llice of the county clerk and retain two copies for use on election day. and one copy they shall wiihiu two days fmm the completion thereof |**»t in soim cotispicious plats* for llis|m«*tlun of tlo* electors. Kvery Judge of elect I* m or other pentoii serving on auch board of registry shall, U*l**n* entering ii|siu tin* duties of Ills office, take an oath to Im adiululstered by any officer having power to admlidster oaths. t*» faithfully dis* Large Ills duties as such registrar. If no such officer shall Im present l!*e oath may Im administered L> oue Jmlge <ir rt*gtslrar to uuother. A SsrcraalHl Hear ICssl. On .M"iidav evening last Messrs 1 hasher ami Allsehiisik indulged m the slaughter of the largest tm«ir in some respects) tiiat has Imeu klllrtl 011 W lute liver this season. Near Mr. Alls**- brook's bam In llie city llie d**gs dis covered bruin niuustug himself with some spring chickens. Mr. Il .armetl with Ids oiieartug rc|mah*r, and Mr. A. with an iineartug candle. |ifore««l(sl to the scene of encounter. From llie peculiar smell tin* hunters at once con cluded that the intruder was a Imar of llie 1 Ue-n.-at kind. Whey* tla* Lriite sudlv covered three studs was tired in quick succession and tmiin was knocked out tn the tlrst round. The animal lming«»f a strange and somewti.itobscure sprcies adjournment was at mice ordered to the Meeker hold 111 order to Is’tter illsrus** tlo* variety to which the monster statu lmlolig«s| The Juror* empaneled to**sit on the Imar” were N Major*. Joe Hat getl, John Wolfe. Joe Ualstißi. Jmlge lt.»/e.i and "t*rt».” ITr verdict- We. the Jury. itn*l. nrcurdiug to '.he evidence and v.-ry strong odor siirroiiiHliug the s*-ene of the « Ucouut**r that lire liear was one **f tile largest ami llerresl of the “pol-ar” apeeiea. That's not all. Frank M**rgnn swears by file Imar dot the Prophet that Meeker is not going to carry oil all the honors in exterminating the Imai tribe. .Now we Include the Twenty-Mile Itaucli witldn our Jurisdiction ami will tally one for Frank. Frank is llie prince of g*«s| fellows, as everyone ran testify . who has put upnt his place. Hut Frank, like everyone rise, has n weak aide to him. ami Frank's weak point Ison Imar*. A few days since Frank ran onto a Imar. or the Imar ran onto him. of winch |*olnt we are led certain, lint Frank is said to have reached the little tree first, and ues*casin-foot. thinking he had lost the race. Rlnhhsl imaceah!) oil down the lull. Prank dors led care particularly al->ui tl.e Imar getting nway and all that, hut do not ask him who won therms* He insists that it was a draw. lx«ik out. Jim. we have two more on ice ! VVral* m blnrb ItaNgM. l*iitil Hen llutler files some papers in courier gives some expression of an In tention to commence legal proceedings, egardmg the matter of stock ranges or the fences that euch*se them, there is very little ground for newspaper discus* ion on either of them. Ihn il is the duty of the Western press to occasion il) notify the east that the stock ranges which seem to increase the virtuous communities of the east so unreason ably, are not. as a rule. coiii|mis4s| of level, arable hind desirable for settle ment, and that to fence them neither injures tlur land nor kec|»sofT Hu* would Im settlers. \V hen Kastern journals recount how many bundled thousand ,or how many millions of acres of land have Imen seized upon by the Stock mail, while what they say may Ima statement of absolute facta, nt the ramie time it gives a totally fals impression. If tuey would add at Hit* close of their state ments that the lauds referred b> are such that an Faster 11 man would led except os a gift and agree to live «i|M»n them. Il would give a much clearer Idea of the real situation. The (•overnniont does not expect, as a rule, to receive more than 91.J* jmr acre for public lauds. That is all il did receive for the smooth surface ami bottomless*soil oi MEEKEIt, COLO., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER HI, 1885. j the groat praira States. Keeping this ! in mind, it would Im well for the ulfiocrs who have the business of the Govern ment in ham! to cousider whether it ! will lie possible to realize aii)lhsug for the rocky or sand) scuil-barren lamb of : the West. Ily giving the stock men long lease* at an annual rental of four or five cent* |**r acre, the I•ovemtlteul j ■ will, lu tiio course of a generation. !•-1 I calve as much for the luml as il did fur the best lands of Hie Republic, 'llib is the seusilile thing to do; it is all that can ' ever be expected to lie done. Where a single spring or a small stream suppliva all the water for a region of miles in area arouml il. to say that t'.e inuu who neeurestitle to the stream and the land through which it runs shall not let his stock wander over the adjacent Goveri merit Innd, is something which, if foicisi,will lie like sheailug a liog—U. ( w 00l itiUinod will nol begin tn pay for the lulmr of shearing. The cattle men are as fair men as any under the Gov ernment; liiey are willing to do exactly what is right, and Uie sen slide way Is to dt-al with them as hoitoruhle turn in stead of assuming in advance tiiat Uiey are thieves.-Sail Ij«ke Tribune. Tbr Bbill. As was e*|R*ctcd every Is slv who mold |sm»ibly get to town turned out to attend j Wednesday evening's dance. Il waa the hist dance lu the old ludl. which has Imh*u the scene of many pleasant even* j tug's to Meeker's >oung |»*«»ple dining the |Risl two years. The |*artv was the • largest ever asseml*l«*«l lu the Meeker | Town hall, quite a number of both: I. idles .Hid gentlemen tieing present who had never l*efore attended our social gathering', late udditiou<t to Meeker’s i s*M*|ety. whom we are right glad to wel come hi our midst The music was ex cellent. the rtn-ir in goal order and every one appeared bright and happy. The dancing was kept up until a late hour, and alt joined in voting tt on enjoyable and successful affair. The crowd waa ’ so large our serilN* faih-d to enroll them all but succeeded lu noting down Um following ladies and geuileiiieu : (.AIMS*. Mr. tl LOOM, Mr. Krndull. Mr* I* I* Mart*. Mr. Faitfs-SI. Mr. cuik, Mr. Miller. Mrs. *lr«*nre Wsoner, Mr* l|*»l'ten Mr. 'lVxnp.m. Mr* T J, iJIUe. Mr* 'in«rn*«, Ml*. Mollie Mrtlait'-n. Ml*. Fannie FairOrM. Mi— Minnie Falrtk-M. Ml— M*4lle Wal"*. Ml— Mary tl«4'|ea. Ml— Masvte W.iM.'i, Ml— Mlnla Heart. Ml— Male I Wa*t»r r. Ml— M«wl Miller, ' Ml— Aws. AH-*. Ml— no* Alien, Ml— Ota ,Vi> b**t«*n. Mi- < Hive Alim. Ml— Ihr* ftnlth. Wm TRo-ni—n. w 11. nark. J. F Rvana. O. 11. HaUiwar. • «t llonrvtt. J--hn Wnlf, j M* llailiat. Jarh *>n*a.. J*rk . -vIN ll.r. T-rtU It-.B). P P 11-' « . M U le'.fte. J* hn llUlr. J. lirair*l. * Ha.ia. |kall. llihl limit. ht-aM raink-kt. Wllltam FalrOeM. ■ i* w i,'... » J t Mil AI tuiile. Ilarry Nib"Sk. P ii n • JmMumm, liesr 1 S'arnw, I*. I uiie. IL O. lAn)-I. Im Allen. Ilenry V—tal. Mr rniinrr, •ret Mr Allen's Irkn-I fr«*»R N**rlb park. •*Tb# Tua Mills.** District Attorney Kellogg h.nl more fun tliAii Rtivlsslt over at Mrel.i*r. lie made new frtend*. caught fish, w is car rl«*.| around to «ee lie- country, and b-'k |r»l luck Wttll the (’tea. lie was there during the “little unpleasantri***#.” i chmla-d tlo* jack stuf! In the public para to mldrcsa the h«*»ltle warriors, niel |*ence was proclaimed on the ■trengthof hls M ttUk ' The two • • linin'*, Kellogg nmM'olorw were as thick as two |r*os in one |sal. even to the extent of the first imiu up using the other's wnrdrol*e -l*>th Iming of Jutulto-like pm|Mirtions. Kellogg mastere<l the Mexican langu.ige so that he was taken for an agency Indian after dark, 'llie “Williams” held all their conversations in ttial tongue, |M*rfecting a home trrde. with the assistance of George Taylor. Kell<*gg inked Imw many "moons'* old the colt was; ColotfTW did not • savey”; Taylor suggested snows or deendea, and the trade was made.— Glenwissl Kcho. OUT THE RAWLINS ROAD. Ora Haley Is about to make another heavy shipment of Iwef cattle. Fairfield's hull train ramped at Jack Kaldnt Spring'on the seventeenth. Taylor's oat stork over in the canon makes quite an liu)t*«slug ap|H*arun<*i*. The Ilun. H. 11. Kddy is busy en gaged lu rep.iiring his place in Spring Canon. The drift-wood that has for a long time endangered one of the piers of the Hear River biidge has at last I wen re moved. Hevvlil A Torrence nre making some very extensive Improvements on their ranch at Mountain Meadow s in the way of buildings. A Texas Judge is accused of plagiar izing nart of Washington's fnrwcll ad dress and delivering it to the deeply im pressed county as his valedictory. A bank note in colors wifi lie Issued shortly by the Hook of Scotland The colors are put In so that n<> couterfeiler con call photography to his aid. HE WAS IN HARD LUCK. ■ S ■ . - **Mp IlMrg*, OtMrlr) , I R|||l|»*<tt 111 Aaßt«t**~Tbr aUluriuur. <»l m Meuvrr IHvlMr. Clioi ley v’ou ItMindb tells a true story on a popular Methodist divine of Den ver, who, bv the way, was a pioneer of his denomination in paving iho narrow way for l«*iulv file sinners in Him early dapp- (’barley and the geutlemaii of broadcloth and “Choker” were up in Middle I‘ui k in the vicinity of the June UdM house on Crooktsl utvek. They m e bool ilevote«l followers of l/oak Walton | and a|wut m*nd of their tiuu* angling for j w'O.’V trout. Charley on going out in tildßioruitigM ulways itll«-«l a little of “aiilt-auake lilta.” which he generally along as a preventative against j-stioke or any other accident that is qln u» overyike a g«md fisli' inuui v hv ley offeree Um* Mask U* ids friend on sevei ol occasions and tried to persuade him to partake of Uim "rnmlicine.” slat ing that It was good for either soul or body, but the laborer in Hit? Lord’s vine yard Invariably declined. They had fished for atiout a week together when on going nut one tuornlug Rev. I said to Charley : “Go right ahead. I’ll take the tiork water and catch more fish than you will, to-day!" So they mui- I u»ei.<-e«l their otislaogliL ou the tinny 1 trite* . They* hadn’t gone far when Cliarley’s friend came op and said , “Charley, have you g**t that flask al***ut you * 1 s!ijq*e*| Into the stream down below, got wet ami feel very eliiHy. ” ! Charley liad the flask. Ills a*ni|*aun*n took “tliree fingers' and Charley went (taii'hiug up stream. I’rettv mhih Ills clei*col friend came up and reuiaikisl Hy George. Charley. J «tlp|w<l In agaiii!*' The “iufallntde raa>«-*D” was Rpp ied as before and llie Ashing n suii.tsl. but the Ibw 1— was out *»f luck, lie “slipped lu again ’ two ot tbiie tttues and final!) Charley out clod**! to take his friend home ami have I bis • lottu*s dried or the lhi»k n illhsl Well, I don’t can* if I do. Charley. STOCK NOTES. Mr. A. J Gregory went down to Ifire once this week to look alter some of Ids ■lock on Hie creek. lit-ruiaii Uiclmrr will start tor Ho- Or ami next week t*» round up Ids small but choice bunch of cattle. J. 11- Fairchilds ha* sold his ranch gfel bursas to a cattle company com- IWnAsTW giMitlemeii John McKee tins slatt«s| for I*tab to rouad up the luilann* of the M 4 #t cat- He *>wue<l by him and Howard Miller. Mr. I~iiti.uu drove three hundred 1 Ileal of fat Texas l«rcf RtOi-k Oill the i Haw!.ns load lilts luoilillig. He will J ship to Chicago. j Messrs. Iloyd Mi Ron. John Witter I and Mr. Sweet id the I'eri hcnm Norman •••uipanv wdlD**ui \\ lute river I al*out September *J». Messrs Kviutsand llulliaw.l)'-riMigbi ' in a lot of splendid ratth- .vlondav morn ! trig. 1*111’)' drove the »!•** k down to llietr tancli eight miles Ir*|..w Meeker 1 Dunk lllatr pav<«| through t<»wo 4>*- day w.th n bunch of Imi f cattle which he is ilrtvlng to H.iwlin*. ti v were a tine looking lot an I In splendid condi tion. NEWS ITEMS. The Irish |Mipulaliotl of New y ork In |k*4* waslfsi.|2a. The ostrich farm, at San Diego. Cal. |is steadily increasing In |*opiilution. Five liiilidicd pets*.||* nte cmployc«l in the L’nltnl States signal S-rvice. Then* will not I** much reller Hating next winter. The rinks are generally U-iiig Unvoted toother pni|*o*es or tOTU down. Three of Uie original seven rn« n ap -1 p**inb*<l. with one comuitiHionfrl officer, t*» guard Garfield’s grave Irave gone crazy. Scrap iron shlp|*cd from For Hand. Oregon, to llong Kong, is turnc*l Into littio razors with which the Chinese shave their scalps. A spirited young woman of Cincin nati has “niillcnd ' her iH-tndluil le canse he insist* 'l on sending her lovo letlei* priutrxl on a type.writer. A bride in Dover, an Ohio township, was to overcome by excitement during the marriage ceremony, recently, that I she fainted ii|M»n its conclusion him! has since been very ill. Now f.*» hills of the Old Colony National bank of Flymnulli. Massa chusetts. lately pliic«*«l in circulation, have Uie wonl “off" repeated twice in llie title, the proof-render having over looked the engraver’s error. Silver has been found in several old mines hy the Monnnn colonists who have gone to Orrallitas. Mexico. The mines have not l»een worked r*»r a century, ami were Ismght "for n s»mg" hy a few miners among the Mormons. On Hie walls of the largest factory in Norwalk. Conn., the following motto is displayed: * This factory will here after Is* run without, rum or I** closed. If any man employed here Is seen drunk he will lie discharged without further uotice.’’ J. W. HUCUS. N. MAJOR. J. W. HUCUS & CO., Wholesale and Retail Dealers in -GROCERIES AND DRY GOODS— AND General Merchandise, MEEKER, COLORADO. We Have the Largest Stock in the County, and Buy Exclusively for Cash From First Hands, and are Therefore Prepared to Make Low Prices. It is Our Aim to Keep a Full Stock of Everything Usually Found !n a General-Store, and by Fair Deal ing to Merit Our Share of the Pub lic Patronage. ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED. jr i i*n ••Ail* rsM mm srr% m inhivt* _j*f THE MEEKER HOTEL Mrs. S. C. Burke, Proprietress. Neatly and Handsomely Furnished Throughout. THE BEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC. The Only First-Class Hotel in North western Colorado. Billiard and 800 l Tables. TIIK HKBT OK WINK!*. l.li.TOHs AM) CIIiAIIS. COOD STABLINC IN CONNECTION'.WITH THE HOUSE. TERMS MODERATE. PRICE, TEN CENTS.