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THE MEEKER HERALD.
VOL. I—NO.1 —NO. 30. r. UAHMKKH, R. «... PHYSICIAN AND AURCEON. MEKKKR. - - COLORADO. * KDKI.K ». ■■ NOTARY PUBLIC. -TOIt- Carfield County, ColoraJo. Hp*-* I*l iilll'lilixll Id t>i*«llt*'«« m |l|i Itm I'lilN-l Land olbcc Alik I ml* of lilMiik •U It • 11*1 Putiußlrr Mulltllntf. MKKKKR. - - - COLORADO H. l iINK, CIVIL ENGINEER. U. I. Deputy Land Surveyor. COUNTY BUIIVRYOIL orncK, Ku.»l*ark Avenua. MKKKKR. • - - COLORADO n.ii. r»<»««• i mis, All«*rnp) ■«•«! InuRM-llur «l Law. COUNTY CLIIHK ANI» ItWXJIIOKIt. IpMlal AIOrIIor la Nutlnr*. In Ike ( Ril'd ktalra Land «MMrr. i.lrnaiol I'itrliif., (UrtW- l*«iunty, i‘ul«>twd-■ j j. oi novr. DENTIST. All t*e»*n«-|H*4 «>f tlfiiinl %»«*rk ilonr In th«- •ir*! Ihortaijrli mid lory ttMIURT mix! Hamuilnl lo I * * u.llt n* rr|m •• »il*«l. Mlrr I oißrr l*ttrk A i mnr .ml Fourth klrrrl, MKKKKR. • • - COLORADO 'J«H* Im NOON-IN. ATTORNEY AT LAW. ouunrooe mi'kino*. • • • (xii/ihaimi Mnalnrna In lit* I nll'd Malr* Land mm ir a ai^rialif. J. W lIITCII ». MTWItIX MAJOK J. W. Hugus & Co.. BANKERS, MKKKKR. • COLORADO Itantari « limm.l lltnVirtr ll'i.in* lliflir.i |wi l for i’mini) "tnaiii* I - ktial all'twcl fl Tint** Ivj.. iNwfl. drawn *•*• Kt*l.tu • Hi* * and lUiroj— • "•*»ti«-I»N»*(m*-. Knunlrr lir*—.. Now York; I ir*l Nai.'iul I tank. Omaha; • ta-l NrlKhml Hank. Dnvrt: J. W lluru* A i Ha* I Ilia. «>o. «nllrrllunw l*r«*N*|»ll| AllrwUnl 10. J. E. Creer A Co., LIVE STOCK COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 47 Exchange Building, Union Stock Yards, Chicago. RBrBRRXCRft. ItroYrra' National llank. Union Stark Yank numfn, 111. ('oniNSiWStail Nflllonnl llank. i hl<mr<». 111. \rwnsir A C**.. I*im krn. Chkaft'. 111. John V. Karwoll A •'«».( hl«-Ntr*. 11l Wnrrrn I'n.. llank. Indian l l». lowa, Washington Nntloiml llank. Washington. lowa. Bkrn Drslla arc Jlßd#* Nnllfy •»> Wlrr •r Lrllrr W'hal )<•« « «•»• m ■ «»*! AnisßHl Brawn laslM*l »«»'. lll IKLIA .%• UCHnCMIOt l'. CONTRACTOR AND BUILOER Plans and Specifications Fur nished on Short Notice. A LI. MONK riRIITd'LAM. MIOP IN REAR or LfTTI.K'a SALOON. W. BR4LL. PAINTER AND PAPER HANGER. All Ordtra Promptly % I lentlrd to and fMitlafarUnit •dnamtilpeil. -nor iv er.Miir.vHorr mm-mvo MEEKER HERALD. .tlrrkrr, t uluratlu. MATUIIUAY. MAY •*. |rt<« | J.VVIK* I.YTTLU, ... IMIOI'IIIKTtXI. The Capture of J.D. Ball. On Monday, Him Umd Instant. Joseph jD. Hall \i’hm brought liefore Judge Hrnslmr. hy Sheriff Kendall, on » war ' runt sworn out liy Roliert Rtdgitu. charging Rail with the murder of tlm , R igitn brother*, Fatri<-k and Janies. Our renders will recall the horrible»f fair wiifii Him lh-igun boys were blown up in iht'lr boost) on I'ir«*-aiico creek In '"inc miscreants during Him night of August 117. Isn't. (ieneml Dave Cook, the fiuiioiis Rocky Mniinuiin Delective, Uiuilly located Hull and mi the iiiut-t.-.-ntJi of April. Sheriff KnuduM. united with a warrant. Malted for his man finding him on tne Hue between Idaho ami Montana, ofter visiting tniuiv PoinU where Hall had I lieen arresting him nl midnight Inn railroad Larding ear several hundred miles from when* he wu* supposed to Im*. when Sheriff Kendall started from here, and arriving with him in Meeker Stiudu) evening. Hall waiveil an ex ainlnutiou «nt thi* charge of murder as well as on unoiher charge of horse Mealing and was committed without •»ail. Sherd! Kendall, accompanied |,y Dave t’lidar Sheriff McKlioy and Howard Jones, left for l<eadville with IUII and W. J. Jones, who is charg'd With shooting IV le Welch with intent to kill, where they will lie von A lied to await the action of the (irttud Jury. II W. Met/, who was went lo jail ul Glen wood, wUI also be taken to tbe , l.eadvilh* jail for safety. The While Itiver Stock tirmv**rV As sociation have lieen ho|l> assisting tn the piiiM*cutioii of tli(*se r.iv« a* they all. except Jouew, are involved in charges of cuttle -(ruling and the \- tuition d«e n not intend to • let up a- long os a "riiMiri ’rules the White River range. They have ample fund* m their trea sury and every uirtuber of the A**.- « i llmh is heart and soul nod |«wket engaged 111 the go>*l work of purging W Idle river of all rattle thtair*. Fairehilds' Escape. Hurt Fair <*4 it Ids. Hie lined important of the trio of prisoners that was to have lieen taken it* 1 .*•.•..!ville on Wednesday morning t-ludcd the vigilant Ills guard Tuesday night and made his escape. It Is strange Hint strict care slhmilO In- takeu td Falirliiltls slumst, until the hour of li!t miit**mplate«l * transfer lo a place of safe krt-p.ng nod then vigilance should l«e s • relaxed as to uliow him to esen|M* That Hie proper rare was not taken of the prisoner is apparent an I that thr tdUeers did not d*» their dull in the premises h ap. parent sud they are open to censure In consequence It Is l*»«i I*o*l that after the ex|N*n-e attending hi> rapture ami gnar.ling for nearly two weeks Fair chillis ..hoiild have rii.ele his escape lie is the most expert •’rustler*’ on the range to-day. Judge George S. Iln/eti received a telegram vesterday ntatiug that John V. Houston has been appointed |s*stma.ster St Meeker. Judge Ilil/e|| sent In his resignation last fall and it is only with reelings of regret that we learn of Mr. Ila/eu's retirement, for his courtesy ami accommodation has Imii the ad* mirslioii of all. :iml we feel that Ids suc cessor will merit the same esteem which Judge ILi/cti has held. Lmd complaint is made alsait the way express matter is handled l»v the Haw tins ami White River Stage Line It seems to i»e diiiu|»cd everywhere along the mod h'tween here nnd Raw* lins TV ell. we can stand it for a short time. Ilefore many months rolls hy we will l«e getting our express matter in li\ way of (ilenwond. The week just clt»s*s| was a lively one in Meeker. To start off with wn hail the arrival of J. D Hall, chargisl with complicity in the Reig.m murder, and thru Hie escape of Fairchilds, ami as the week is not yet ended we may have some more startling news before 1:1 o'clock. It is with pleasure we announce the o|K*ningof J. V. Houston’s store. The people of Meeker have felt the want of such a store for a long tlm** hack mid Mr. Houston will carry a stock of goods that will please the public and com mand a lilmtul patronage, (’all and ex amine Mr. ll.’s line line of goods. A special to the Tribune- Republican from Dixon. Wyoming, says Kd Calla han. rierk of the District Court of this judicial district, was shot here to-day. It is thought to lien mortal Would. lion. Dennis Sullivan condemns the personal journalism of the Denver News abusive of ex-Scnntor Hill, as indecent and without a shadow of justification. * *v> ' Vol. 1. No. 1. of Wyoming and Iht t Future, published at Rawlins. Wyom ing. by F. W. (Mi. is received. We wish the venture success. I The blacksmith i** about the only | workman who secures pn*sperity hy, t***lng on a Mrlk* MEEKER, COLO., SA TUDAY, MAY 8, 18H0. The City Fathers. The Hoard of Tcuhlcmh met in regu lur inouthlv x-shimi on Monday cveulng May It. IWnt, Mayor (lurk. Re (•order Thayer and TiuMeet Me IUH“i . and .\llh**br<K>k and Mtu-lml Nldedi i ALm'liL, Trustees Little Mini Watson. The minutes t»f the last uieettilg wert i read and approved, after which Hit • Ikiard procetsletl with the itgulur order • of blDOlienv The hill Of the MCKKCIt II Kit ALP. fCf \ * publishing «*(!*> ial notices. »Ji‘ 7'». wsft . allowed nnd ordered paid. Also tins hill of <’it\ Marshal Hen Nit hols. cila|y i f«»r mouth of April. and JU./iU fir hauling olf and htiryiug sc\ou dt*nfl r anliiials, allowed iuid orth red |*:iid. jf. A motion was curt led iost.* uctiutf UW Muyor to upfiuiul one J‘i u-:. *Ao c«ni|l^ I with rouiity Coininisalomr lireg***, . on Itehalf of Him county, in reganl|E . budding a jail to In* iimsl by Isitli om||A * Hide for huihtiuqrlh. r will la-atUcrli-cd for and H|M ciflcalioua I furnished. i On motion of Trustee AliMdms-k l seconded hy Trustee Thayer. 11. J » Miner wot iip.sMiited I’oil re Magistral i A. I’. Randall waa ap|Mduted Assist ant t own Marshal to act lu the •• of Marshal Nichols. i Hoard adjourned to meet lu special -4*s-mmi Momlai. Mm 17. at 7 :tu p. m. Another Stock Case Agalust Fairehilds. I J. It Fairchilds hud a healing on i Saturday last l*e|o»e Judge Attix >n I another charge of st<H-k stealing. , |*|ie charge was that Faitchild had taken » two calves ami a fat heifer out «.f Dun can lU.iit s herd. Tim heifer won killed ; for beef and Hie calves div ided lietwex II Mi It. nnd Fairchihls. l-iiircbllds n<t milted Hiul i*ih* of the calves had Ids Lrund Oil Ulel tint he shot tile Itelh'i i ami got u "chunk’ of the l*eef. Judge Vtlix committed t'niicliilds lu defuuli j i of s'.’.imi|*hii|r tuanralt the action of th* i ( 2 rand Jury. Wh> has the (• • c«um 'lit neglected to reward the 1 t> • win* uiurdvml tie , lnip|N*r Rlesl.-s :a.t winter? Such In difference I» dist out igmg to the wards ’ •*! the nation. Has Hie Agent claiimd the reward foi him-elf uml ro>d»ed t •• (•■•r Indian "t th* fruits of Ids luls t lo lie sure the |«o I les who klL'sl RtHsleailhl not little a hard time of it. 1 They raru|Ms| with htiu. eat of hi* iuj |m r. slept hy Hie name camp lire, ami in 1 the grey light of tta* morning, hade > to raise on their elbows and shoot him ! 1 through the head and |s*rhu|«. consol .miwg Um* saqy with which farmed then- wadirau 1/INENfV s I considers they were amply rwnff' 1 : - with the >l«o 111 gold they found on - llliolex’ |»enwin nnd with Ida trnp|»' s - outllt. Ami set the agent who know s i nil the-e particulars is unlit to bo the guardian of the turn cent savage if he has m*g|rcted to obtain for tlm two l’t*-s •*»me t'-cognition on tlm |»art of the (»oi rumrnt S** wc protest. >.'iintor Howen <»f tbe Indian Com* inlttee reported material (unemlnictr* to the hill nuthorirlng the removal d the MHlUieril t’l»*s f|o||| Color ado •** Cloli. viz: that the said Indians shall l*e rwiniveil lo the I’infah valley reser vation In I’tah.ur sliou!*l they refits*-to (mttleon said n*scrv:itioti. then upon such Ulioreiipled laud, no: Icm in extent than their present reservation, aa may lie found in that vicinity, or el.ieiil re in the said territory. No selection • n iest*rvatlnn -hall l*e uuideoulahle of the I ‘lntah valh'i reservation, until the - ml Indians, through a delegation of t •••r , people, shall have lunl an op|*ortnuily t*» explore such portions of the -.del Territory as they may desire, and the reservation so selected shall, upon the removal and settlement of the said Indians thereon, constitute thcrcscrva Hon of the southern (’tvs. At Tucson, Arizona, the Apaches seem to on the war |*ath. .\l«»ut forty? of them, in the vicinity of the N.ntn Cm/. Valley, killed several Mexicans ami Americans. In answer to until for help about forty volunteers, well armed, started lu pursuit. .Scouting parties were organized and the hmtllep were discovered in camp about two miles north of (’.ibibas-ns. A second train of volunteers left for the seat of w ar and word was shortly received that tlm linetlltHt were lieing corralled, nnd would Ik: held lor Um arrival of the troops. Fico-nnco used to In* known ns the "Hntchelors’ Own." hut the Imtehelors are fast loosing their grip nnd if prewnt indications can lm relied on they will lie driven to Um wall lie fore snow llies again. The ladies are coining in very fast this spring. The regular annual election for offi cers of .school District No. U. was held on Monday. The only ufllco to Ik* Ailed was that of secretary and the candidates werefi. S. Allsebruok and II J. Miner. Mr. Allsebruok was eh eted hy a hand* 1 t some nmjonty. One th usaml two hundred passen gers mi fifty■-three coaches passed over Marshal Fuss the other day after the land slide was cleared away. Several i freight trains aggregating two hun dred car- followed The Muldoon and Old Shaveno. , 'Mm Solid MuldiMiu gave the late Mr. Shuviiuo a very nice ohitimiy notice. Here it Is: "Old Bliaveno, hand chief ‘of the l'licolupahgre l te-. was killed or *o re|>ort((l*-near the junction of the (Jr* on uml White rivers on the tenth in stant. by Ailowit/ u Mih-ehief. During , lib- Sbavuno managed to raise more Jrln.il ami less gulden truck than any Jollier agriculturally inclined I’lcintlu- J trilm. Our acquaintance with the di Ice.tM'd warrior ts-guu in Ih7h, ~nd with all his cussedm -H and treachery then-; • iv.i-much in Ills native shrewdness to diimuse and admire. In the spring of I 77 the agricultural fever llr-t ln*gau to ihit symptoms of interesting Sha -1 veil", when, with the aid and advice of 110- agency fiuliter- -principally the aid . much was ojK'iied in the valley neat j th«- "Id government saw mill and the cu . cl* -ore seeded with vegetahles. im-ltue*. TH'-.' Smiwtm hub a daily visitor Ptftil the melons ripened, when he tost nil in terest in potatoes, onions, radishes, etc and cliaracteri/ed tlm luujor portion of the crop as "heap good lorNpiun.' hut "uo ketch ’em l.'te. ' The following season Um uiiiuteiir ogricultiirallsl re fused nil tenders of scgds save and ex cent melons, ulo-ii Agent Kelly c«*n crivisl the idea of MilrttltUlillg llolilutd -tjua-h ami pumpkin l«*r the d(*sire«l article. Things moved along very pleanautlx until the leaves and blos-otn were far enough ndvaneed to excite siispieion. when tin* warruu hung hm hoe to await results. Tlm first to ar rive was a Mpiasli. mid when the wait of protuberances on the surface bad tieguu to a-siimc shape Shavem* himtciasl it from tbe ime. sample*! th*- iiiipalalahle urtide, ami. getting mi in stant move on him. struck Urn agency iNiiliug over with Indignation. Agent Kelly attempted to explain Hie vlrtm of tin Imted article. Imt siisveno threw it on Ins desk, denouncing u a- a"d <1 u*a<l" ami the agent lu far more forcible ami unparliamentary language. This ended Ids ngiiculturnl career until 1 Him spring preceding the romiiiinsh*u when lo* engugt-d in Him toasting ear business, but falling to market tin* out pill at two dollars |*er do/cu, he retired with whirl promt to In* a loafing disgust gluiveno ivn.- a very close oleM-rn-r .md when dillilig Willi llie pair face Would uatcli every play ami followsulL II•• was a frequent visitor during tlm .MrachuiU'Moueipeuiiy- Meats eoinnn-* j spin, and II was alone «>f theii t.* *• dluimrs the Miil*l<m»u incur ted his last ing enmity, lie was seated mi our ■siwht wt »i dir• *'tl> oppusite .Miactiam. ‘^uiW(l* , ‘n?r^fTWn^! ... 1 •. 1 •■*■ Um horse-m*li-h was |*nssp«l. and nfler taking a large -imonful ami pretemllng t*» swallow It. wc |«a--ed Um glass !«• Shavem*. who went into it with Ins soup s|mm*ii nnd came «*ut aLml tlm-e loin dresl yards north of the «t*»n» Imu-e The tflfis't was marvel*HlS ami Ids stile *»f tinloa>llug the lung paralyzing do**- suf* fldcntly ski i alfrct Hi eyesight and render n*tjoitilng f-«-i am thing but palatable For this breach of etiquette he never forgave us. nnd Id frequent threats ami well known niilhti t«* execute, afierwnnls forced us to a I mod »n the reservation route ami an outlet xla Like City.” ■ m • A Lead! r»»ml t«* the |e.(tit mutli **f Ml. Ma--ive where Hie MidliOiil II olw tunnel I- to In* started, in completed. Hiiildings are to In* er*rtrd at onee ft*r the 11* cotlltno* datjon of workmen and ma hiner ami the driving of the tmiuel will In*ooiii im net'll In a few days. John Hart, an insane man in the As* |n»ii jail, recently nttcmptrsl to eaca|*e hi trying lo kill his guard ami hurled in- teeth m tlie lallai- ahoitUr ll" was fiuail) overiNiwcied and hx ked up pre|»nratoiy to removal to I'uchlo. Tlie river is rising rapidly nnd the f«»r*ls are now dangerous. Messrs. Flemming and Hraslmr came up frem the Hatch camp yesterday Mild with difficulty crossed the lower fords. Of gffi.iJtJO recently paid to miners in three camps near Coal Creek. went for miners i»m*ls ami supplies, while sin.»xtO went ft»r tobacco and in . toxlcatmg drinks. Tlm wind this afternoon blew a small hurricane. It blew down the tent in the rent of Watson’s store and tlm frame of a hiiilding on Sixth street, lieshles , oilier damage. * m • J. ('. Carson will pul on a stage line between As|n'li and Red ('iilf this spring. He has received the mail con tract for lids route. A I'nitcd States timlier inspector . has been ill Montrose county for the past week in the Interests of the gov- | eminent. , Clark Holman, a Leadvllle gambler, made an abortive attempt to commit, suicide the other day hy taking J laudanum. • • Tins legislature of Ohio, lowa. New York and Rhode Island, have passed resolutions endorsing tlm dome Rule ; scheme. • «» • ; Trouble between the railroads and ' striker: is apprehended in M'-«"'iri. I J.W. HUCUB. N. MAJOR J. W. HUCUS It CO., Wholesale and Retail Dealers in —GROCERIES AND DRY GOODS— AND I General I MEEKEI We Have t ll the County, an Cash From F ! Therefore Pre Prices. It is O : Stock of Even in a General St I ing to Merit Ot lie Patronage. l| ' ALL ORDERS tr « v'ia **vii> i Denver F 401 LAWRENCE iMi < uim:n- Purs ofEv< W,. x-iii to |H|) Hit hind** «*f I taw Ft Fast**. WildPNl*. I.)ti«.Skmik ••rompi I .«•(• llt-tit a«ke*l f.-i Denver Fur Company, A THE MEI Mrs. S. C. Burke, Proprietress. L-deetls, 50c ; Beds, 60c. THE BEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC. Till. HK>T OF WINKS. tills AND ( K.Alts HOTEL OI_.E3Sr'WOOD. ni.i:vWOO|)MM(IN(}.««. UAKFIKI.DCOI'M \ . t t*l.**. i CELOER & ENZENSPcRGER, PROPRIETORS. Hates, $3.00 Per TDec-y. BPECIAL RATES TO RANCHMEN AND CATTLEMEN. I*? •■*'M«l<|iiMrtrr« For llnnrli hihl < J I I = = = : : The Meeker Saw Mill McHatton & Sheridan, Proprietors. Dealers in Lumber and Shingles. Wc arc Now Prepared to Fi.l all Orders on the Shortest Possible Notice. J*" l niaroitnt reixr.n nn /***»• mil- lot !.••(*•*•>* Ft **m *!»»( I**l***. lint.lo, TEN CENTS.