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THE MEEKER HERALD
VOL. I—NO.1 —NO. 45. J. W. HL'UUB. NKWTON MAJOR. J. W. Hugus & Co., BANKERS, MEKKKII. • - - COLORADO. Transact a (h-imral lUukinir llimln****-. Ill*tii-.i prh-r |>«i-l fur County Warrants. In* tcrr-ai allowed on Tim** I*. |n.,u» l>mft. dnwn on Ka»t«*ru I'lllin unit llumpc. I «u r«**|x mill'll la. Kimntu< ||r>»., X'» V«>rk; Klr»t National Itnnk, Omulia: Colorado National Hank, Uvuveri J. W. Ilugus k Co., Mawllna. Wyu. Collection* Promptly Attended to. P. UANDINRH, M. I*., PHYSICIAN AND BURCEON. t MEEKER, - - - COLORADO.! «. MASK*. NOTARY PUBLIC. -roit- Carfleld County. Colorado. Simla) Ml tout lon u> titi.iiic*. with lh«* l’iilU*l State* laud dßtv. All kinds of le**l blank* on baud. PMt.Br. BiilMlai, MEKKKU. • - - COLORADO. H. t LAMM. CIVIL ENGINEER. U. 8. Deputy Land Surveyor. COCNTr HCUVKYOK. svricß, No » l*ark Atmuo. MKKKKR. - - • COLORADO. rw. poNi:nan, CIVIL ENGINEER. U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor. I(i*klriirp on Isfwrr Whit. IClver at Mouth of ItoMilir. Crrek. PMioflir. AMrm. n..k.r,< <4»rUu. y|t» N.b.MIMUI M^. Attorn.y and t .uuu-ll»r Law. COUNTY CLERK AND KKTnRDRH. ttprrlal All.nttou to Rualtsra* In (Hr I nit«d Mat.* Land WBr.. OlMiwtaxl •‘pnnr*. «larflel<* Count) . Colorado. J J. DUMONT, DENTIST. All branches work done In th nio*t thnroiiah mi ' 'arlory manner ami warranted to ho exactly a« rtrprrarolrd. OBire Corner Park A crime and Fourth Street. MEEKER. - • - COLORADO. JOHN L. NOONAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. OLEHWOODBPIUXON. - - - COLORADO. Rnalnraa In Ihe United Stair* Laud Office n Specially. JOHN T. SHI WATK, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, OLWfWOODNPItINOa. • * • CnI.HH A DO. Sperlal Attention lo Itualur** Meforr Ihe 17. S. Land Olllce. T. MA AN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will Practice In all Court* of Till# Stale. MEEKER, • - - • COLORADO. J|ORKItT W AUNFIt, PORTRAIT ARTIST. I Plral*elaaa Wort* and Frier* Itrnaon* able. COHNEIt SEVENTH AND MARKET HTr*. ur-t.uii and H«c Snmplcs *>f Work.l • The Meeker Nine. A meeting wits hold lit J.V. Houo- Um’x office, Monday night for the |iur* |nmu) of organizing a bane Imll club. Morriii DrcifiiHt wax elected Treiwurei ami J. V. Iluiihton Secretary. The fol lowing comdilutu Hie N me ami placed an tbej Will play: . C. 0. Giymes, catcher; K. l<ong, pitcher; Morris Dreiluai. I*l bone; J. V. llmutton, £| i»;ise ; C. J. llenrold, :ul Imnc; J. E. Tate, abort atop; Simp Harp. left field; U. C. Wakeley, right Held ami Charley Uettll, cental Held. The above are all uihml men, more or leaa exper'teiieetl in lutac ball and will doiiblleaa make a g«a*l team. Mr. Wukeley, recently of Omaha, baa been engaged at a large aalarv. having played with Jdstgueclubs in Nebraaku - "soil in whispered.*’ lit* is rather too previous for the lutll. propably cauaetl by the high altitude. If he desires, the , ball can In* given him hi large or small I <| nun tie*. Mr. l«oug. the curve pitcher, i**u base ball man of Kaatern penutsioti, and after I he geta Ida feet chtuuled ami reduced dovtu ao aa to Wear a hnae ball idioo will likely make a "hit.” Charlea Henll tin* humlamno eentie lielder. Is known ua one of the best Imim l»all men in the State -if >•»«• don’t care | what you say. Charley can't help it if he la tiled, lie wa.au dandy In Ilia youth. | The nr:;t baseman. Morris Drcifuas, J luta had experience—but not In Istse | I Dali, and vvlmt lie don't know nUmt base bail Wouldluukeu good sized book. I Morris la a g-*l "catch. ' J. V. llouaton. the Jd basemen. la a I lull blonde; he was m»l itu|iurted. hut picked upon lhe<|iiiet. amt ia one of n | win* of men that never will cover him* M*lf willi glory in the diummid Held. | Shorty IIenroll!, tie ui baseman. Is not a large man. but what there iaof 1 him stands on the Lute as though a atoughteu Little. I‘ruclict* tin the "bar” will mend that fault. C. (<. i • roues, the liealthv catcher for the nine, la quite a llo*vay man Ldilml. the Lit. bill l.a more at home behind a I Jerk line. Minp Harp, the |*»pular manager •.( llio Ilolrl De M.- k.-r, I. tlic Ifft lielder. and a Lise bail limn of some note, (hough to cotne down to solid fai l * he knows no more than the law allows ale Mil Imae hall. Tate. Ihe short stop, i* a Loll loaner from Chalk Rauch. He i« out here for his health ,?i m •. aft**r repealed solid* j tnlion has roiiMMite*! to play for half the | gaU nwalpla. |». *4, N*» «•*•»!. ( J’lw t» »* . Ufa* mam W alffitfaluauU, with all clubs this side of The Conti* 1 ; m-utnl Divide and will plav for large sums only. Send in vour ehalleiiges. I Four Murderous Bullets. Hprrtal lo the Tribune Ki-faibUmn. A-pks. Colorado. June 10. —W. C. K Koeli was fatally shot Uwluv by W. .1. Miller. Koch is one of Ihe old*timers of (he ramp. and Miller is one of the lead ing real t”»tub* dealers of the city. Mil ler iin*iim*,l on Durant avenue, just west of Mounrrh street. About n uiuirtcr to Jo chick thisaf* b roomi shots were heard 111 the house, and hi a moment the door was tin own o|ten mid K-n*li fell ll|Min the stoop Miller rail out the hack doir. and rut ting around the niouutalu reached Main street where lie ran into a suloon stat ing that he was in trouble and Wan text to hide. An officer followed close after and placed him under arrest. He was terribly afraid of a mob. and manifested relief when he was placed behind the bars. Koch was found to L> shot in four places. One shot struck him in flitv, mouth and went out the back of his neck; anollit. imumxl through an ear and lodged in the iwiek of his head; a third struck him in the shoulder mid the four Hi penetrated his back Tho lust produced the dangerous wound, us it |loosed through a lung mid lodged 111 the liver. K<m*!i is still living. The shooting was caused by trouble between the two men over n notorious prostitute named Mollie Ross. She for merly lived with Koch, but had latterly taken up with Miller. She was in the room when tho Shooting occurred. Her story is to tho effect that Koch attempt ed to fotco her to sign a p.i|>er and that lie mad a /.ion ns if to shoot her. Koch, she says, threw her down and Miller then shot him. Oregon Elections. Portland. Oregon. June 10.—Me- Pride, Repuhlicmi. for Secretary of State, has too plurality- Strahan, Dem ocrat, for Supreme Judge, has I.V) pin-, rnlitv. Tit. ofllcinl figures will not change this. The result of Monday's election when summarized is ns follows: The Repub licans elect Hermann to (’digress by i.ooo plurality: the Democrats elect the , Governor. Treasurer and Supreme Judge. The Republicans elect the Sec rotary of Stale. Superintendent of Pub lic Instruction ami the Printer. As the Governor. Secretary of State and Treasurer constitute the Hoard for the management of all State institutions Ihe Democrats will have coutrol of the State for the next four years. The Pro hibition vote was about 2.000. The river lias gone down ntxuit. two | feet during the past week. MEEKER, COLO., SATLLDAY, JUNE It), ISSIi. Borned Out. George D. Meitxler of Piceancu cr^k. - met with n bad misfortune Friday fc*l . in the buruing cf hi* house and fuffii r ture. Mr. Meitxler but lately arrival • ou Pice-ancc with his family nud I ivl, t aLiut "fixed up” whou the fire io curred. Mr. Metzler and mid wife « ire , alak-u'. at the time the lire broke < it. | . but were returning to their home w pn , 1. they saw the ilniues. The lire, Imwe nr, l i wa- beyond control, uml lost everytl lag t excepting the clothes they were wi ST ; iug. Mr. Meiuler had both hu gl* r Imdly burnt in his endeavor to save | irt I of his fin nilun*. They have the »)ii pi thy of every settlor on I‘ice mice in t (fir i misfortuue. : CARD OK THANKS. • We. the undersigned do herrh) h« irt- I ily thank the boys «d the Round-up for • their kind asaistam e lemleriNl u» in ror I late misfortune, hopemg they i uy ’ never ineel with tlie same. 3 Ren|tec*t fully, r Gkoixok D. Mk.i r/i.KB. | 1, Ni'.i.un E. Mhi r/.LKiL Fire at the Saw Mill. Word re.iched town Salmulay night . about u o'clock that the timber l>aig( d j Mcllalt-ui .V Sherbiuu -* -aw m.ll I was ou fire and said to lie , iu imminent dang-r of dealrucUuu. j , Krauk Hieridan. who was in town at tl e ; - time. liiiuiisliately hitched up u team L and acconi|MuiM| by lloh i luwDird a: »1 , Artlier South, l*»t no Ume in reaching I ; tlm scene of the fir-. Mr. Sheridan ! found the mill force, consisting of la*ui Kitchens, Jew** Park. Tom i Mike Daly, Hill McKinney. Jr(Hack, mid several olliers Lillliug with the ilnuies. After Mvcral hourx of haid i'work the tire was extinguished and the saw mill saved. The Imiulng <of , the mill ut tills Uni" v.*uUl have Ui n apui-ic c.il.imity, a« it would, for Uie lime L'liig. c uupietc.. shut off «*ur luhi- L-r supply. M--sra. MciiaUou A Sher* , id.ui tender thank to their employes. , for their liluelv .i*,lstanc«. Another Fairehilds Case. > The Attachment suit of < .forge H. Witter vs. J. H. Fairchild, won tried l»e --fore Judge Kriudier Momlay. Mr. M. T. Rvau ap|M-arisl for defendant. After heating the evidence lit the case Rrasher gave Judgment In favor of de fendant. Tlie suit was brought hjf.Mr. Witter to recover for n**ivic« s n udeieil J. It. Fairchilds during Ins late triA) for horse stealing. It was shown ttflhej v\ u * n r , '^ mrT * U*- —in uiuAyion . mn ’ trial orrri*nliH some miprv-.—-*4 . |«»int In making out his bill. In «s>nse- I <|Uetice of which he lost tin* Mill. 'Hie suit of MeU vs. FtUrcldld. was I continued till July 3rd. to enable the ' test IUKNI) of Met/ to In* taken by a No- j lory of la*odvlllo. The Official Survey. County Surveyor Clark commenced the official survey of the Meeker Town site Moiiduv. and completed tho work Wednesday. This will settle all dis ’ pute ns to the Lnmdnry of tho town of , Meeker, and our citizens can now build i mid feel assured that they won't wake up In the morning mid llnd their lot jum|N*d for agricultural Pur|*>seN. We liope to I** able to give a complete d«*- -criptiou of the Itouialaries of tho town In next week’s issue. An Ecclesiastical Row. A ulce little row is browing in Den ver lad ween Hisliop >|*.dding oi tl,.* Kp!*co|ml church and Dean Hnri of tlie smne denomination. It Is cln.'ned , hy Hisliop Spalding that the Very Rev. 11. Mnrtyn Hnrt is trying to usurp! Kpiscoiwi authority. Tlie Dean is I .idly affected with a disease commonly r dlisl "t»ig head” In Cokmvln. Wo liojm the Hisliop will sit down on him real hard, , as he should L* s(|iieulc|ie«l )N*fo|.*his di.H«*as4* assumes an alurming form. Appropriating the Funds. Hv Clenwood advices vve learn of Uie arrest of M. V. Hlood and his partner.! "One Dollar" Edinger. hv the the I nit r d States Postoffice In* p< ctor, elm ged I with appropriating |N»nUtl funds to their own use. They willhaveahearingL fore I’niled States Commissioner Withers »t Asiien on the i!oth. W .1. Veatch. formerly of Hot Sul pher Springs. Middle Park, has m.» !« « p«*rtn<ment locution on l’p|M*r White. ' alsiut eight miles aLivc bnvn. Mr. Veatch brought his family along with with him mid is well pleiuasl with the country. He also (nought in a fine bunch of stock. The Watch's a:- the kind of is'ople we want—are si' 1 icd with the country and bring something along to add to its wealth. Mr. Charley Morgan, of Hear river, received quite a severe Injury while nt Hie round-up on Parachute creek In chasing a' .dr. the little animal ran in front of the horse, throwing him and falling mi Mr. Morgan. He was brought to town Inst night about 1 o'clock by Simp Harp. Mr Morgan’s condition is rather n bad one. but Icpes j of Ids ultin.ale recovery arc anticipated. I Justice Matthews ami Ids brid' in- I lend lo start abroad on June 21. GENERAL NEWS. asburv I‘urk, N. J.. hod mi eaitli qtnke recently. J*he Crawford-Dllke divorce esse in I is t«» be re-opened. t.<*udv!lle bmkemeii have organized a i of the Hiotlii-ild-nI o| Hrakeiuaii. | Tlie Adams Mining Co.. lauidville. i lux declured a dividend of LI cents a , • aline. < The President and Mrs. Cleveland re tt|im*d to the White House from Deer • on the eighth. In 1 Mower county, Minn.. National [ 1«IK has sus|«iMled. Liabilities SUO,* ON. Assets SKO,tNIO. Tp* tsaiies of the Murtsm Creek vic tim , killed in a snow slide last winter j haviLcn recovered. - ll>* Itritlsh Government has place,! tlm districts which are terrorized by i the#. »hs in the Province of Ulster un* Jaw. I A man limned Mct'lmid was found i in u dying oomlltioii in a deserted cabin 1 near Moutruse on the letli. Hu dtisl j Is*fore uid could Is* rendered him. Desis-rate riotingoocurred iu Belfast, '! Ireland, on the Pth and loth, between ’' the police and Orangemen. S«*\eial «*l l the latter Were kilh-d and the |N>lice * driven luto their barracks. ‘ | Nothing has lieen heard r»f Ml ns Ida 1 [ Clmtflekl. the un*—lag As|m*ii girl. In* ; letiM* excitement prevails In that citv ( over her disap|M*ai.lin e uml every effort i- Iwing make to recover her. Chief Kugineer Wlgulcswortii of tiie Midland railroad re|sirb« that work is progre»sing rapidly on the great tunnel .uid that grading tN*twe«-n Frying I‘au ; and Aspen will In* commenced liefore the first of July. The body of John Weiliiigtori, a well , l‘Mlo farmer, was foutid l<> lie* rowbovs <>n their ruuud-tip n«*ar W arm Springs lie has been inKsDig sine* May J). and , Is sup|irNM*d to have been kille«l for f’m i he hud ou hL |w*rMiu when hu was lost seen, ul Fort (.arlmh*. lamd Commissi'm« r sparks has a|»* |Niiute«l Captain Jn< k Crawford of New | Mexico, eustiNiian of tut, 'ndoncxl j Fort Craig Military Reservation In New Mexico, vice It. Armijo. r«*s|gue«|. It is understood that Captain Jack will soon Join General Miles as Chief of Scout* in hL cum|iaigii again .1 the ! Apaches. I Senator Ho Wen's tiill removing the , i Southern Utes to I'lab. has pa<«** n the I Senate. Tlie hill provides that the In e*.,,lJ removed to a notpt Itl Utah not less than forty miles we«a of , the Colorado line, and makes provision , f»»r the M-lling at auction all tho im , prove men!« ou the present reservation j for the L'tiefit of tlie Indians, j An Ottawa, Canada, dispatch say- an A met lean gentlemen win* L now 111 that ,« ity says large sums of money me lielrig sent from Ikistou mid other American cities to aid the secessionist |iartv in Nova S>rotio. Hu slates that lie Is |n-i sounlly aware of the fart that one iu»s ton firm has contriiMitisl 52*>.UUI which was forwarded on the day he left that city, and he also stated that a secession movement li looked uj»>n as a primary step towards annexation, which would give the Americans rout nil of the whole Canadian fishing grounds I/ical option elections were held nt many |mints in North Carollnn lost week. The prohibitionhts carritsl the day nt Raleigh by sixty majority mid also the follow iug pluciw. ('uncord. Ox ford, Kingston. I lender son. Wnrrenton. IxMisebiitg, Winston. Salem, A|»ex, j llentifoit and SenlMMtnl. 'l’hc mitl-pro- I I liihitioulstarained the election nt (‘liar lotte. Durham, Franklinton. Rendsville. J Holly Springs. Moreheud. Asheville. Goldsboro, Liltloloa and Btatoavtllo* The election was ii|m *n the qiu-stion ol ■ license or no license for tlie sale of spir lions liquors, mid it gis*s into effect at l once where prohibition was carried. ,! An ex|>iflition has sl«rt«il from As- I' | H'fi to recover the Innlics of those who i‘*st their lives iu the Maroon Creek snow-slide last winter. The Aspen . Times has raised sjnu to defray Uie ox , pense of recovering the bodies. A par* , ty of a dozen men have volunteered to assist in the work. The Lidies have Ihmjii buried in the snow since the twen ty-fourth of January last. Tho ar<*| •lent was one of the most horrible ever recorded In the .State. Seven men lost lost their lives 111 the avalanche. The Iks lies of throe were recov ered at the time, mid another sen af ter. Three still remain entombed. A special to the Tribiine-Repuhlicnu says It Is re|Hirt«*d upon excellent ail thority that work iii*»»n the Midland Railway lsdween Leadville mid Ar-pcn is to L* Misficiidcd at once, and work 1 ii|mm tin-Mi'll,uni line L-tweenColonulo i Springs and l.eadville commenred. The smne contractors are to do the ! work. Tho Denver. Texas A Gulf lias agreed to give the Midland trackage over Its line. The Midland folks claim that the reason for the change is that neither the Rin Grande or the South Park will carry the supplies at renMina ble rates. Hy the new plan it w ill carry its own supplies, as the r iadisto lie tracked and c«|Uipped as fast as it is graded. J. W. HUCUS. N. MAJOR. J. W. HUCUS Iu CO., Wholesale and Retail Dealers in -GROCERIES AND DRY GOODS— A N D 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 Genera! Store, and by Fair Deal* ing to Merit Our Share of the Pub lic Patronage. ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED, tr ( INN r iIP FOM cot NT% WANRIvrv JK% Denver Fur Company. 401 LAWRENCE STREET. DENVER. COLO. IMI-UItTKIIS AND MAMTA'TI ItKlls. Furs of Every Eesorijption. w „ want l*» iNif all hln*U *-f Raw ttoani. W«4tr*. (XpSi*. Mountain !.»««. I'oim, WlMOsta. I.ynt. NlmnS. Marietta. Otters. 1u.1«.r. IDri>* *» prior* |*ikl. •*r»M,pl * •••»• Mrtnrn*. I’rlrr rurrrtlt •» »•* »-f u»*'l whro a.fc-1 fnr. Pblp y«Nir l«4« l»> nprtMß. Denver Fur Company, 401 Lawrence Street, Denver. Colo. THE MEEKER HOTEL Mrs. S. C. Wright, Proprietress. !h£es.ls, 50c; Beds, 60c. THE BEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC, THE REST OF WINKS. LHjUOHH AND CIGAILS. HOTEL GLENWOOD. tILKMWIK)|) SI’RINOl!, OAIIKIKI.D fOUN I V. (V»WI. GELDER & ENZENSPERGER, PROPRIETORS. Bates, $3.00 Per Bay. SPECIAL RATES TO RANCHMEN AND CATTLEMEN. (r‘||«sit<|HNMtr« For Ilaiirh mill t alllrniPit. The Meeker Saw Mill McHatlon &. Sheridan, Proprietors. Dealers in Lumber and Shingles. We are Now Prepared to Fill all Orders on the Shortest Possible Notice. \+r X Uln'omik tilini ou t M»h Mill* Inr liimihrr Fmm .mil l*rlrtr jft riUCK. TEN OEN IS.