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THE MEEKER HERALD.
VOL. 1-NO. 42. J. W. HUGUS. NBWTU.N MAJOK. J. W. Hugus & CO., BANKIRS, MBEKKIt. - - - COLORADO. Transact ■ (Irwnil Ha u Ain* Busin— Illytwt p«id for County Warrant*. lu l.rcel liliistd on I*l tut• l*t-|tuell.. ImdU drawn on Kaitt-rn till** and Ew«»i«- Vurrrapundputa, Kountac lirw., New York; Fine National Uank. Omaha; Colorado National Uauk. Heaver; J. V.'. Hu* us A Co.. Rawlins, Wjro. CallwUaaa Prsaptly AW—i4a4 to. y r. MIMNM, H. PHYSICIAN AND SURCKON. MKBKEH. - - • COLORADO. QIMIIt «. HUM, NOTARY PUBLIC. —roH- Carflald County, Colorado. Aparlal allentlon to tHiaiaaaa with tha United Btatea Land oOkw. All kinds of local blanks •n hand. faslußra BalMlßi, MEEKER. * - • COLORADO. yy m. cußa. CIVIL ENGINEER. U. I. Deputy Land Surveyor. county nricvcrGit orn« at. No.• Park Avenue. MEEKER. - - • COLORADO. W. roHKKJIt, CIVIL CNCINKKR. U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor. 11... U nr. ... Iji.i. Wfcllv 111. ■ r M>.lh ol . |*Vx' after Creek. f—II aw A JAeeaa. Raaher. Uloeada. yin R. a. rKHllitoh. Attorney sad ('•sasallar nt Law. COUNTY CLEM 1C AXD IIfCORDBU. kpeoial All*mien la RnMsm. In Ik. I‘SlUi RUIM Land Oflre. Glen wood Spnn#*, OarfWW* C*«ently. CtolonwSn. J J. OtWBNT. DENTIST. All branches «>f denial wufh do©# In Ike m«at ibtimußh and aatlafarincy manner aim! warranted lo be exart If a* repmarnlad. Oflira Csnsar Park A venae and Paßnb ••reel. MEEKER. - • • COLORADO. JOHN I*. NOONAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. OLBNWOOD BPKINOR. • • - COLOKAOU. Hnalneaa In Iks I nlled Males Und •Mire n Specially. JOHN T. SHI HATK, ATTORNEYO AT LAW, OLBNWOOD BPKINOB. • • • COI/IRADO. Spec la I Allentlan lo Hnalneaa Hefare Iks V. n. Land OBlee. T. RYAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Wilt Practice lo nil Co«rtn or This •talc. MEEKER. • - - * COLORADO. JJOBBBT WAONKH, PORTRAIT ARTIST. nrslflssa Work and Prices Reason able. CORNER SEVENTH AND MARKET BTH. yirrall sod H-* 1 Humpies "f Shooting of John J. Mckee. Mucker wan thrown into uxcileiiiuiit Wednesday when Stuart Edgar arrived iu town bringing the news that John J. McKee was allot and dangt-musly wounded hjr Toni Taylor. ftHBIM «*f Uie 4 '»»it*lt mi Pico-ante creek, at Haugelv on Tuomluy night. Particular* of the alluir are inuugio. From Frank Fairfield. who came u|< from boluw yea lertlay, we leant that McK«•«: and Tay lor had RUiltluiilly two duy* befnio the shooting over some horaea, which Henna to have been aetllsMl. On the night of the shouting a latge party, Including McKee ami Taylor. gat I it-ml at Uie aa loon of llill At Coll hoi p. All were drinking more or lean excepting Taylor who refuard to drink. McKee und uu oUier party hail a little fneudly scuffle iu which McKee got thrown Taylor WRa tailing at a card labia and getting up said "let them light.” To till* Mc- Kee made some remark which waa not heard by the crowd. Taylor made a jump for aaix-abootar laying on the liar, but seeing it wa» not loaded dropp'd it and went into the bunk room and pro curing another came lawk und a it dow n by the card table McKee went up to him and raid “Toni. w here la your pis tol now V” McKee aeeiug Tavlor In hi a j six-shooter in his tmnd. cauglit h •!«! of Tailor‘s wrist, when Tavlor commenced shouting filing in all six aliota, three of which took effect. The UlOSt duilgetolia wound la ill the groin. Dr Thornton went down to llar.gely Wednesday to attend tlic wounded man. and Dr.Garuuer fol lowed yesterday, Doth parties In sad affair are well know u on White river, particularly Mr. McKee, who isonuof the most eij—nein-e.l and po|Hilar cat tle men on White river. Mr. Me Kuo waa aptaiiiiUsl captain of the Ito i» l-tip at the late meeting of the SbM'k Vali dation, and waa discharging tli - I Hies of hla office when ihu nff dr !•*•< tit”, which, it is fcarr,! by ntariv. will l *r in nate fatally. We hop* not. A party of commercial travelers, cap italists. iii\alnU. tourists and sight seen*. am”»ig whom were C. W. Allen. Denver. F J. Morkav. LeadvUlr; Kd. Wilkins. Mnnth— coWOtV. and f’*»|. 11. ' I It. Smith. In-nver. arrived hi Meeker the fore part «•! the week ami held the town down for a few days 'Hie Col. j acted as lnlon>reler uinl guide to the mob. Mr. ThouiAa 11. Watiem having made , arrangrm.i t- with the J. W. Ktnsry <V, Dmn.. «• a (-.-u. -n t kinds of machinery, aurh as Mowum. Hakes. Hinders. I lav l*rraucs. Thresh tng machines, etc., at Denver or IL*w Una prlres.with freight added. at Meek er. Will also k*-«-p In stork such parts of machines most likely to break. Soinvlnh ? ♦*• us that three old maid* and . l»atrhr|or held a secret conclave the other evening and dl*eu*M*d the interesting subject of malrimofiV. Me don’t doubt the fact that the nfotesmd meeting Was held but we think our informant was color blind or lie would have said "young ladles" Instead of * old maids.” The rwl between Meeker and Grand Junction l*al present iu very g<-*d con dition. Sxue of our merchant* will likely patronize the lloon Creek Toll Road on A liberal wale iu Die near fu ture. The peotdtt of t larflekl county are Indebted tn Uie enterprise of Mr. Henry Rhone for this outlet to the railroad. Latest advice* from G lon wood say the bridge at that point is hourly ex pected b» take Its passage down the Grand. We hope this is not true as wc are equally Interested with the people on the other side of the Divide in the Glenweod ’..ridge. Sam Leonard, Cl tv Treasurer of lawlvlllr. departe 1 f*»r home In the early pert of the week after pleasantly spending n few days in Meeker. Mr. losmanl Is a member of the firm of llecker A who make one of the best “cowboy** saddle* in the West. J. W. Cllse came in on the stage Sun day morning. Jesse Lamb hail to vvndn through the water, over the Hear river bottom, breast deep toguide the horses, while Mr. <’. was perched on top of the mail and Ivaggage. which was piled on the seats. Our efficient County Clerk and Re corder, Rul** Midland. mine over from the Springs this week and spent n few* days In Die fn’.nro great. .Mr. Midland | will not ret uni to Glen wood until after j the round-up. - »« Mrs. 8. C. Wright, the popular hostess of the Meeker hotel, celebrated her thirty-first birthday Thursday. Mrs. Wright received the congratula- ( tlons and well-wishes of her many friends. — M© , Mr. Thomas H. Watson and wife re turned to Meeker Wednesday after a two weeks absence on the outside. Mr Watson brought a very fine lot of car riage and saddle horses in witli him. ; Colonel Cook of the White River Land and Cattle company, met with n severe accident last Saturday on Willow creek. ! Mr. Cook was thrown bv a refractory < horse and had his wrist sprained. MEEKER, COLO., S.V UItDAY, MAY 20, ISSO. The Murderer of Whitnah. The city police have arrested tW 1 colored men, onu of whom charges ilia ! the other la tiiu murderer of Joaepl ! Whilnali, Die street car driver who wot killed ou hut car Wrdnoday night May 10th. The uamit of the alleged mur dor la John Withem. Wuhera aaya thfl crime vva* ooiuiiillUml for the par|M»nU ol stealing Whitnah'a money-box; that af- Id ('lecu had lired the shot, he, With ers, iNvame aJaruml und nUitUhl to runf Cirucu imuiisllatuly followed him and threatened to kill him if he * squealed. l The approach of footsteps frighiruM tireen ftom returning to the car to hb cure the money, lireun stoutly di-utei i his guilt, hut tho jM»l|c« place implieitl confidence In Wilhera’ atateuieut. j Tliay say tliey can easy prove that (been j la the guilty man. If Green caumitJ i auaiiht U— t— timunv of WiU’.ecfl will U' rcganlisl a* conclusive. F. iVJ I'eterson, Uie hla*-ksmith w ho was arJ rested on the charge, was dismissed bjQ the cm out r’a Jury, there bring noevl-1 deuce against him.-Tribune- Hep. 1 I The Ashley Trade. A large pai tv of Ashley people, ainnafl whom were lien Eater. Kolnml tUuklnJ llarry Hurton. X. laibaux and I’hUf Ham hart, came in Sunday with erul teauiif load'd with grain and pro-J mice. The roml up While river la ini such bad coudllioii that the party had] to come round bv wav of Hear river,' which was <|tiile u distance out of their ' way. We are I sully lit need of a g»md j mad lictwecii here and Ashley. Phil Uambarf the s*-tilrrs In’ Ashley valley are breaking up lots of ground and putting lu big crop* this; season. LOWER BEAR RIVER. To Ibr B>IIUJr t 4 lie- IlmM; Ciuzss Mors tain. Colo.. May Id. I Seeing that there i* a gootl many I tenia from thi* |>art of the country In your paper 1 will try and give yon a few mom. We are having tine weather here now but a little rain wouldn’t coino amiss as the grass »* gelling preily dry. Mr. Littlefield and hla men are round ing up Itelweeti IL-ar and .Snake tlvera. Stock Is looking fine, couaiderlng Uie Irani winter we hare had. Ilarvey Shaukland arrived to-day from llox Elder, wliere he has been ' lis'klng after stock. Ilanre says Old ( Eagle r.une very near downing Idm the e* her day. A dislocated lliumb was Uie •—«— The ferry at MnviN'll is a surcesa and is n great help to Uus part of the country. AcTonling to the latest rules of eti qnelie on Hrar river a single man Is not allowed to *|>eak •" a young laily In Ills own house or anybody else. Wu think thin is going a tittle too far, and 'lf somebody don't mind ttieir |«ast life ' might ta* lilimvn up lu great slia|N>. If this mte holds out we are going to Im migrate. What in tie* world will a fel . NR -I Mrs. Goodwin. R. V. Hay an and family and James Hanks and faintly are going to start for Aspen lu a few days. From there Mrs. Goodwin will go Iwk to Custer county. She says site wouldn’t give * quarter section on II ardscrahliie for all of Knult county. The Lilly Park Stock Growing As so**:alien ar»- ••ing to bring lu sixteen liundml head’d cattle this summer. A Hr.AU Riv r.u Hoi on. Equalization of Assessment. Notice is hereby given, asrcpilred b\ law. Hint the Hoard of Omni) Comml* sioiicrsof the County of Garfield, will DittODMoodiji July • \ I* 1888,N 10 o’clock a. iu . to sit as a b-'.xrd of fspmllzation for Uie correction of the axsessment n»lls of said County for the ir A.D I"*- Said session will cmtliiiie not le*- U.an three nor more than ten consecu live day*. And said I turd will meet a second time as a Imnnl opialixaUon on Monday July 10, l*vi. ,ti in o’clock a. in. At said first meidiug. the Hoard will supply omissions in. and iucreaae, diminish or otherwise alter or correct aasessinenLH and valuations. At said second meeting the Hoard will sit to hear com plain la from those aggrieved bv raid change* or otherwise. Hr III*. OLD LAND. County Clerk Garfield Co., Colo. Dated at Glen wood springs. May £2. A. D tw». i to i NOTICE. On and after July I, the Cabinet res taurant will I** run on the ‘short order system.” Vou can order ;viiat you want at any and all hours. No more Inmrdcrs after Uie nlmve date. S. A. Hick. City Drug Store. For drugs, medicines, paints, books, stationery, fancy and toilet articles, field glass' *. artists materials, musical goods, etc., etc., go or send your orders to Dr. E. St liver, Kawlius. Wyoming, and get the best goods at lowest prices. t Sherill Kendall says he has informa tion of the party who furnished the horse for Fairchild’s escape, and will' make it hi* paiticular business to hunt the gentleman up.--Etc Chief. GENERAL NEWS. Ihu I lev Campbell, the dramatist, is Rinmi. Ex-President Arthur is steadily im proving iu health. Cut rates have been made ou freigtits from New York to Denver. ,Tlu* President will visit New* York und Hrooklyu ou Decoration day. Ft. Fctieruiau la the name «»f a liooin iug town iu Northern Wyoming. There I* trouble brewing lietween the Knight* of l-ilsu and Tiadr* I'uiou. Mb' Folsom. the President’s bride, i» still iu Paria, but will aall for this Soouiitiv alamt the l*Ui Inst i Joe Whltnah. a atieel cardrlveron itlie Ur-Mulwuy hue. was mysteriously Amunh inl iu l>euver Wclurmlav night • w|»Ue uu Uiacar. a Tie prnoucntnm in the Maxwell ensz- Ab nearing the eiul of their testimony of ■«ritn« vs wtiose evidence they Ihiuk twill convict the d'-f* tid.ml in the find Uruiee. ¥ A bill la before Cougrera for refund llnc Uie governineul d»-bt of tliu I’uion ■ Pacific nulrooil fora p*-rioil of 71 years land there are strong prospecta of its Kpai**uge. -1 Ex-Alderman Jadiue, of New York. ijyrlHi was convicted of bribery, has taken [•quarter* nt Biug Sing bv retptest to , i R-t .•• out hla sentence of uiii'* year* and (ten uioiitlia. j Tlie 1 1 oils'* Committee has agmvl in !foruiMllv to re|M>rt a bill for the admit*- I'ii’Ki of the whole of Dakota and agaiu-t |li’* bill for the adiuisalon of the south •rn part only. MinN Grace Morse, n niece of Uie late Commodore Vanderbilt, and daughter ( of Rev. J. It. Monw. Tarry town. N Y.. jel’V-d with and married George Minter the family coachinau. miivevor General latwsou liaa mlver li»e»l for bids for the survey of Uie mil itary reservation on which Meeker gA'Hli. This will tie welcome news to the ranchmen near town. 'Hie officers of twenty uattimal trades j Hi.: vus met 111 Phihtdeiphtn on the pftll It-dant b» take artiou pi reaiat the rn (|••arhllleut.s of Wo<le bv the Klltghln I*l 1 jxtsir oil their respective unions. STATE NEWS. Canoti City Is U» liave elrctricity. ltorglnr* are InfeaUng HouUi Pueblo. I»’»aaisu , < uMultm ’lay* a a*e cess. Ix-advtllr la overstocked with unviu plo'd men. |tii-ek'*tirblge In tn haw nu rnlargisl water-works system. , A daily |«per will soon make its ap pearance in Durango | Sar!et fever In <ui epidemic form is ! raging at Fort Collins. I .forge Gould, of Uie great railioi I magnate. U in lNmver iiwpoctiug the line*. Eastern C«i|orn<lo I* lielug rapidly filled up by the overJlow from Kan-a* niid N'-bra.ska. Tilled lowim have lawn located within the hist two week* In Ara|>nh<*’ county a«*ith of Akron. The (• -onflowii f..;irier pula forth Ui” name of Col. John - Dormer as a candidate in Uie cotulug oongp sslorial flgtiL ’flie plaining mill workmen of l»en v r want nine liours work and ten li'Nirs pi The chances are Iheir demands Will not I** complied with. A paper to lie railed Tlrt* Arbitrator, an<: publish'd in the interest.* of the Knights of Lalsir w ill make its ap|N>ar ance in Georgetown June I. Va phontali T. Hill ha* In’cii confinin'’! a* Marshal of ('dorado, and lias ap pointed Thomas lluchncll of ijcadvtlle. grand deputy, nnd S. (*. Kuigsnian. C. F. tVilson, and E. C. Currier, as bailiff*. General Manager Ricker of Uie Den ser A Itio Grande railway, accompanied bv IfORNB W W Horst. N. W, Biß> pie and J. R. Chapman, arrived in Eerehille on the ‘Jfih. and will go over Ihr Third Division on a tour of inspec tion. Col. Horst will succeed lion. George W. Cook as su|N-rintenclent of Jie division. Dyer llnlett was brought over from Axial Monday. In charge of his brother Charley and Commissioner Tom lies. Mr. llnlett is now able to walk around aid is rapidly recovering from his late langenm* illness. Tom lies nnd Char ny llnlett were un wearing in their care md attention to the sick man. 'BP' It i* al*>at time a committee of nur olid men W'rrc putting their head* to- | gather and devising way* and means for an Kppmpriatc celebration of the FourUi of July. Simp Ilarn and GeorgeTaltodeparh d for Aspen and. Crested Hutto Tuesday j morning, wliere they will deliver a lot horses that Mr. Harp wintered on White , river. Sam Jones draws the line at progres sive euchre— thus offending society. Maj’s man Hrlgham. Is the l*»** lr igator. J. W. MUCUS. N. MAJOR. J. W. HUGUS Ii 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 in a General Store, and by Fair Deal ing to Merit Our Share of the Pub. lie Patronage. ■■■ ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED. ir*( ASII fAI® roa «VM NT% U AKNAVT* >1 Denver Fur Company. 401 LAWRENCE STREET. DEOVER, COLO. IMI-OUTEItS AND MANt;TACTUKERB. IT-iars of Every IDeeorrptiorx w. .41,1 I” lajy.il kin-l' of lU* l*ur. iWitm. Il**f». ('.)■*<«. VftMinUiln lOoti, P’UM, wn.mil.. Lynx. Skunk. NirlMM,Otters, luu-r. llt»t.’-« pn-.- |mM. I'mmi’l I a,h HrlHrii*. I'rk« i-unwtl *-nl lij mail *b> R.kr.l fnc. Ship }i*ir lots Ii; «|»rr.. Ocnvor Fur Company, 401 Lawrence Street, Denver, Colo. l----1-- - i. ■ . J THE MEEKER HOTEL Mrs. S. C. Wright, Proprietress. SOo; Beds, SOo. THE BEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC. TilK BUST OF WINKS. LKJL'UKS AND CICAIIS. HOTEL GL.E2STWOOD. (ILKNWCIOI) BrnMOB,OAIinELD COUKTY. aoux 6ELOER & ENZENSPER6ER, PROPRIETORS. Rates, ®3.00 Per IDsty. SPECIAL RATES TO RANCHMEN AND CATTLEMEN. (V ■■Mdquarlrr. For Usm It atid ( .(llenirn. | The Meeker Saw Mill MjHatton & Sheridan, Proprietors. Dealers in Lumber and Shingles. We are Now Prepared lo Fill all Orders on tho Bhortest Possible Notice. tr % nw.mltit f,l, p,t n„ ) n.lt Rill, f.'r l.nmh.r Prnm RIM I*l l. ri.Jl PRICE, TEN CENTS.