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THE MEEKER HERALD.
VOL. II—NO. 4. I. w. Htuia. n majou. J. W. Hugui & Co., BANKERS, MEEK EH, - - - COLORADO. Tmtmct s <ixural Ksnhins llualii***. Ill|kc«t RtM paid f«»r Countjr Warrant*. In tons *Uow«4 on Tlmr Uvpuilu. I**lta draws os Rusni CltM u 4 Europe. Coer—poo'ltite. Kounlw ttrm, Xew V«*rk: rim BsUnml Bank. Omaka; Colorado Mat tonal Hank. Divwr: J. W. k Co.. RawUua. Wjo. uiimUm* rrairily aumM u*. Q V. SARMNIB, H. PHYSICIAN AND MIRCKON. MEEKER. • - - COLORADO i (jiMUII mun, NOTARY PUBLIC. -ron- CsrfMd County, Colorado. **m*i wimimsVmCm*-u. ib- rmi-i Staled Land jßpr. All kinds of lo*aJ blanks an kaad. Pssußrs BnlMlnc, MEEKKU. - • - COLORADO. Yf h. fiiu, CIVIL ENGINEER. U. I. Deputy Land Surveyor. cotnrnr nuuvbyok. •rviii, Ha • rark Arraus. MEEKER. - - • COLORADO. 0 W. NNBMAb, CIVIL RNCINUR. U.l. Deputy Mineral Surveyor. i IkSINH* aa Isrwrr WkMa Rtvrr at Nuutfc of Pks anrs Crork. rmsan Address. Rssksr, t'slsrafs. ■.«. rßßtti asd, Altsrwi and Cssassllsr nl Law. COUNTY CLBBK AMD RBCOItDBH. ■raoAal Allsnllass Is Ma.it..a. In tkr t nlisd Stales UrC ‘'Sirs. (llMsnd Rpnnss. (isrfkK Cnuoty. Colorado. j j. asm DENTIST. All bntacksa of dental «r«»rb tkmr In th*- nmat tknnwil s»l sail*fa. infj manner sn<l oarr»nt»<! to be rtarlly as rfpnsrntrrt. I I Biro Csrasr r. ru Avrdnr and rssrtk | air ret. MEEKER. - • - COLORADO. JOHN Km NOONAN. ATTORNEY AT LAW. WI.KNWtxiD NPItIJtOS, • • • COLOKAOO. Basis*ess In Ike • ailed Males Land OBrs n a racially. JOHN T. MI'MKTR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, OLBItWOOD SPKINOS. • • • COLORADO. Sracial Attrnilnn U Maslaess Before IBs I'. B. La * 4 Ofßre. M. *•**"• ATTORN KV AT LAW. Will Pnellrs In all fsarts of This Blair. MEEKER. .... COLOR AIX). JfOBRBT WAUNKM, PORTRAIT ARTIST. flrstflsaa Work and Friers Benson* able. CORNRH BBVRXTII AND MAJJKRT NTH. ; |B“t'nllno<l .Nee Hempli-* nl Wurk.*^uf^^< THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. Crum Our Heptilsr Correspondent. Washington, D. 0. Aug. l», The climate ot this city ut much like politics—very uncertain. For a few days the th©rtnmm?n*r wIU range t*» k poiut which geutly reminds us of tlie ••hot hv ami by,” anil then without con sulting, any oue, will ptesent the “colil shoulder,” often contrary to the predic tions <>f our prophet, •‘Probabilities.” The only relief to the people who ate obliged to remain here during the hot weather, is the couutry which surioumbi the city, and the l’otomac river. The poorer clans of Immunity remain in town perforce, und suffer it out; but many government clerks and others board in the country, where tlwy go, after Uie day’s work is ovei, reltiruiug in the moniing by train. A grest tnsny people wlio have here tofore spent their summers at fashion able resorts at a distance, now content Uieumdves with pleasures nearer home, and, imleed, theie uie many delightful places on the river where one can pun* the warm summer days amidst beauti ful scenery. with plenty of fresh an frmu the water, which, together make these resorts as pleasant aa the sea shore. wtiers mias and madam get their faces tanned at so many dollars a day. 1 The poUimae river Is a source of never-faihug delight to all those who are fund of tiuating; and there are mauy tblngs leas pleasant than lloating down lbs river, with the verdant hills of Virginia on one side, and ou the other the quaint old city of Georgetown, with Its narrow streets and old-fashioued buildings. It is more than pleasant in the eveuing. when the sun is low and soft breeses, laden with the odor of flowers, ripple the water, and then. If there is a fair one holding the tiller ropes. facing the rower, methinks a fairer scene roust lw in dreaun. HUNK FISH IXO. The standard office-seeker looks from his shady seat In ladayette Park across the avenue wherv stands the mansion of the truly best, and speculates, a* usual, on his chances of .“getting in;” j but tbs White House does not wear the ! a*|«cl of ebrerfuluess that tlie crowd | tng masses lent to it when society, with I “silks and luces, painted fares, strug gled for tlie higher places.” The Presi dent has gone to tlie mountains in search of frrah air. Ilsli and deer; Imt. “when the leavrs begin to turn.” Uie dream of affluence which now drifts through tlie drowsy mind of the half a-sleep “seeker” In the |tark. will Im broken bv tlie noise of the busy throng 1 who are dying to hear a Presidential limit story. iirover w ill In* back, and tlie ' walls of tlie old mansion will reek, os 1 heretofore, with the gtimliiess of point- J j eal taffy. TIIR SKW MUSEUM* l*nxt year CongreaA appropriated «jju.ouu for the construction of a build ing. now tiring erected, to contain the record, library, and museum of tin* 1 j medical department of the army. It j will occupy the space in the southeast-' Jem corner of the .Smithsouinn grounds. ' and wilt balance the other two j buildings located in tlio park. Tlie main front of the museum will In? ou It , street south, extruding iX! feet, having J a corresponding depth. It will In* sev- 1 I end stories high. and. when finished.! will pre*rut quite an attractive appeur ( once. 'Hie biilldiug now occupied tiy J the Medical Museum was once Ford's Opera House, and Is closely associated with tin* history ot this oouutry* for here the terrible tragedy, whose princi- ( p.tl act was the death of rn*sidi*ut Lln i coin, tisik place. There is little of the j nppearance of the appearance of tlie theater there now. Skeleton* of men i who have played their part in life’s : drama nud anatomical specimens of all 1 kinds meet the eye ou all sides. Human J physique. |N*rfect in all its proportions, 'is here, anti distorted nature has its home where one** the careless, happy throng saw the festive ballet whirl, and applauded the wit and wisdom of tin? historonlc art. Tlie library of the museum in Imm contained less than five thousand volumes; it now bus eighty thousand, and is said to lie the lurgest strictly nisdical librarv in the world. TitK STIIKKTS OF WABIHNOTON. Washington can well lie cal Us I the •'city of ningniflcant distances.” Tlie “islon can travel for miles over smooth asphalt pavements, lined on either side with trees whose uerdant foliage soothes the eye ami breaks the mon otony that attends a long stretch of un i adorned sidewalk. Often the stranger in his rambles is charmed by catching a glimpse down a “long-drawn aisle" of waving verdure, of sun-lit water , where the river glides in the dim dis tance at the foot of the street. There are 2M miles of streets and avenues in the city, the streets running north, south, east ami west, tlie avenues miming in every conceivable direction. Delaware. Maryland. Pennsylvania and New Jersey anomies and North Capitol street intersect and form a perfect wheel, of which the Capitol is the huh. Dupont circle tonus another wheel, with Connecticut. New Hampshire mid Massachusetts avenues and Nineteenth , street for the spokes. lowa, Thomas j mid Washington Circles also make points for these grand J MEEKER, COLO., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1880. thoroughfares. The two longEt of the uveuues are l'eiiuavlvaniu MM Massa chusetts, which run parallel Ee whole length of the city proper, tlxilrsl ex tending into Georgetown, ifl- other jj having its northwestern terEmus at ji Twenty-second street und Amdary. Pennsylvania avwuue is cujjfd *’Ui©"| aveuuu. giving it suitcrluritMuver the others. It tit-serves the distMguishing Jj “the,’’ not only on account oflts greater .J leilgtii, hut hcenuso it is glu ed with ' most of the splendid govermi at build- ji ings. On Hie eqst, the Capita. glistens.; amidst luxuriant foliage. ilniingtliej beauties of the AUiambru ■ tlie day.* of Moorish greatness; ai/Fifteenth ; street, the Tieasury semis’ its classic architecture, and further ou the While ‘ House nud new State Department give j an iinportunee to thin much-frequented ; extension of asptiuU and concrete which , the otliers do not possess Connecticut, arena© Is dlst.ugolalied as*the promen ade of the lion ton. It is here the dude airs his new clothes and sucks his cane to the I Mini advantage, and here Uie fashionable equipage folia in all its glory, carrying the inhabitant* of Uie named precincts of lbs “went cud," where the ue plus ultra of grealueM is an ahuiiduncc of the “one thing need ful.” * * Of tlie z\\ mils* <4 street, u7 miles are |iavt-d with JO with granite. It* have tin* obsolete wood pavement which wo* 111 Vogue whet* Ikbt* Shep herd reigned; 11 have cobblestone. 9 mile* are macadamized and SM graveled* Ttiere are yet :u* mile* unimproved. lu the last seven years over f I .VAMJUfI have l«eu spent in improving fb* street* with asphalt, granite and mpturf blocks. E ASTI'S* On a Tour. Rev. Father Karvanl of Grand Junc tion. arconi|anle I b. John KlefTer of Fiulla. arrived in M* • Her after travel ing for two ii'vk*. I hey crossed Uie range nlniv,* Doiigia* creek and spent it few days visiting the Indian camp N It.iugrly. From ti e loot named place tln-y cam© to Meeker und sprat Sunday lu town. Tlifv* gi-ntlemeu were vwv much pk-a M-d with the White river vak lev and sprak well of Uie settlers. Mr KlefTer is from Ttptuu. Ind.. Imt Is at present stopping at his brother’s raaofel at Fruita. Coin, lids Is bis first vtett to U»e Itocky mountains, lie hi never »o*n any Indians running at large in their native wilderness and he«B |«>yed the novelty of the Uiinc TMJ much. Mmwt. ikinfia'. on* Hkf «• started ou Momiay for Gleuwuud Springs, where they will *l*lxl Sunday next; fnuu there they will reach Grand Junction after a ink* of about three hundred ruilss. Indian Lands to be Sold. i Dbtiioit. Minn.. Augud a«.-The Indian Commissioners have Just arrived ftom Hed laiko Agency, en mute to, l*nip l*ake. The IC«| |*»ke Imlians’ ( have sigtitsl a treaty agreeing !•» have their reservations surveyed and sold In. j forty acre lot*. th»* amount to In? invest-; etl at 5 j*er cent by the Ciovrrnment. ' they receiving the annual income there from. They reserve Red l*akc ami the | contiguous laud for homes. These prices would give every farntlv about , lids agreement is lud©|N'ndt*ul j . of that with the other Indians. Coal Creek Items. 'Hie Coal creek school will ojicn very ; . soon. I James M. Krnnlcotl has recently 1 liuishetl a nice residence on Ills ranch, i Mrs. Hall with lit r son and daughter will occupy thHr new home oil the Coal Creek mesa in nlwiit two weeks. Mr. Dlelwrt left the first of the week for Denver, ne will return in about thrra weeks with a bunch of cattle. AI Allison nud Henry Garstln have left Manitou en mule for their White river homes, and arc expected every tiny. Mr. Sykes is s|N*nding several weeks among the Upper White folks. Gil Wesson lias nlioiit finished haying on tlie Card ranch, having cut over one hundred tons. Mis* Grace Hall may tench the first term of the Coni Creek school. Edwin llmwn left for the East this week in coni|Niny with his mother. Occasional. —•••- A Painful Accident. E. J. Hills' little sou Willie, met with a serious accident aUrnt two weeks ago, at his home on I'ice-nnce. lie fell out of A swing at the time spoken of but nothing was thought of the matter until several days claimed when the Ixiy complained of pain. Mrs. Hills noticed that Ills shoulder was considerably swollen and painfull. It was at once resolved to bring the I sty lo Meeker for medical treatment ami Mrs. Hills, accompanied by Mr. and Mr*. Sprague, of I’lce-ance creek, brought her son to town Sunday nml placid him under (he care of I)r. Gardiner. I’ntll tlm swelling is re duced it is hard to tell to what extent the shoulder is injured. The I toy was suffering so intensely Monday that Mr. Hills was sent for as noltody could do anything with him but his father ami mother. -o* Thomas G. Hennelt of Now York, has j been apixilntod public printer. Attempted Horse Stealing. J-i.*»t wouk E. 11. Watson of L'j>|>c*r White. miiUMNla line 3-y ear-old colt from ■a baud of horses. Mr. Watson paid ,BP attention to the mutter, suppo*iug 'tlwoold hadn’t strayed away very far. | A day or two later a neighbor boy was Up to Hie Indian unrip— located not far from Mr. Watson’s ranch—und there , discovered the luiiuiing colt in camp mid being trained in speed ami gait by the 'lndians. He came buck und told 'of wlmt he had seen. Mr. Watson Blurted next day for the Indiun but lie- I fore reaching it discovered two f let*! 'fording Ids horse in a grassy little park •bead of him. Unseeing .Mr. Watson ‘pie Indians jumi>cd on their ponies and •Mil •|M-d out us fast a* their uuimuh • would carry them. Mr. Wutsoii went lip to his colt und pul a huckumoro ou , t And started for home. He hadn't gone ,-jjr before he beard a yelling in Hie rear. ' to which he i»nid no attention. It wnMi'l : long, however, tilt an Indian caiuo up who Mr. Watson recognised as old I Colorow. Colorow was in a terrible rage and accused “wliite mpi" of sU'al-. lug Indian poney and said Indian was “heap mail." Mr. Walsou punted to his brand on tlie colt. Imt tlie redskin didn't “savoy'' the brand und said “White mail was heap s b" and used lots of cuss words and threatened a good deal but did not succeed in intimi dating Mr. Wats*»n. who reached home In*safety. Next day Colorow accom panied by a luuid of I'le* ap|» ar«-*l at Mr. Watson’s re*idence and ofTeritl film R!««l for the colt. The offer was d«?cline<l tuid tin* following day Colorow allowed j pp again, tld* lime bringing with him U fins black horse which he of-! fried to trade for the coll but Mr. Wat-, sou would “no swap.” Mr. Watson say* In* would have jumpil nt tlie Imr gmn liad the offer been mad© by a white man. but as the horse showed collar-1 mark* and had undoubtedly been stolen, h. wisely refrained from making a trade. Colorow. »i*eiug he could neither steal, buy or trade took his departure. BrlUrni have horses during the summer excursions of tbs Indians Into the valley, and ai th igh suspicion has strongly (Niiuted Celoniw's I wind in numerous instances, this Is Uie first time they have been •ctuaily caught in the act. • i« The Republican Primaries. The following document Is seif-ex planalwry; liumwtMio NnuMw, Aug. :L us*. S* B.BRI li r. mm, . SHr.OiN, Dsn. Sin— Ii hm iw« 4«©>m t»y n»«* iu poMNtr i mnl) Cmtr»l Commliipr to b*4*l Itn ownijr ih»kill-o. for Ikr |>uip*r «»f PMtllll lltr *i V|r/iir« Ihr Hlltr ,-Nt«On ims s*il Ri««* t> f ib* |>uri*M« of t>.ttiituiiin« •slkXtp- tor is. i*it«it* nmnlj no !Nliis>;, fN-pirml-f I*. |vk. .\i,or*Uajr to !t>9 nm< nt )'«ir pm-lnu it <||IIU«I l« turn- • >l< Irfilr* in mM nNlirtllWn Ttl • •asmHr*. in|un<* that ih.- |*rUtuirlr« In lb*- ' «ari<« • |ifr» \<* h«*t*l **n .Slunlqr,H—r*. * 11. |mi .%• rommin* —m*n from >«sir in*- I dlirl ■*» I bat It I, -tilr-l in lb«- i man fttiun. Your* Tnilf. I J.T. MCLSAS. IGYrury ’ In oNiiplianre with the niKive atsi\<* the Itepuhlicnii primarii** will In* : held lu Meeker on next Sntimlny. Sep temiVr 11. Ivu;, In*lwci*ii the hours of i an i •* p. in . at Maakat halL I Much feeling is at an or der »f tlie TreAMiry lu Man Francisco jto tlie word “light” on every j gold coin presented at tiro MuleTrvas | ury found to In* one-half of one per I cent below the standard weight. Coins i so -tam(*c*| have t*i In* *wi|i| n* bullion, thus entailing serious loss on the hold ers. Coins even slighUy worn will no longer pass current. The measure is viewed us particularly vexatious to the psiple of thoConst. g«!il licing the chief circulating medium, paper money not irillg IIM-d. • 1 Lightning struck n powder mnga7ine ot < Im ago the other day. owned by the Lntlin, Hand I'owder company, nud killed one |NT*on instautlv ami fatally injured four persons and contrinnted pr inf nl injiiri«*s to twenty-five others. ThoefTectof tlie explosion was felt from one end of Chicago to the other. The |«©ople at several punt* in the city were panic-stricken. The magnilirent metallic monument which was ordered to mark Hie lust rest ing place of the victims of Hu* Iloine •‘tnke snow slide arrived on the JHIi. The monument was piirciiased bv the citizens of I*endvilleand cost overSl.OdO Eight of Hie ten victims of that me morable snow slide are buried there. Miss Kozcne Emily Meeker, the only surviving daughter of the lateX. C. Meeker, was married to Mr. Edward 11. Skewed, of Teliuride. Colorado. The ceremony was performed Thursilay evening last at tlie residence of the bride s mother, in Greeley. I'tlncs Alexander of Itulguria. who was depiHed ns ruler of the principality last week by a conspiracy organized in the interest of Russia, lias lieen re stored to power nml Hie ronspirntnrs’ schemes completely frustrated. An explosion in the Kairinwu colliery, near Scranton. I’a.. killed Hugh Con nors. Edward Gaiiglmn and Michael I'rylc. 'J. W. HUCUt. N. MAJOR. J. W. HUCUS A CO., Wholesale and Retail Dealers in j —GROCERIES AND DRY GOODS AND General Merchandise, MEEKER, COLORADO. I : We Have the Largest Stock in the County, and Buy Exclusively for Cash From First Hands, and are Therefore Prepared to Make Low I Prices. It is Our Aim to Keep a Full Stock of Everything Usually Found II in a General Store, and by Fair Deal* ing to Merit Our Share of the Pub lic Patronage. i ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED. gw ( I'll Pits FOB UOI NTS WABBKXTX _>J THE MEEKER HOTEL Mrs. 8. C. Wright, Proprietress. THE BEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE TRAVELIN6 PUBLIC. Day Board, $2. By the Week, SIO. In Connection With the House is the Hotel Bar, Which is Always Well Supplied With the Best of Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Beer, Etc. ALSO FEED AND SALE STABLES, For tiie Accommodation of tide FuiYolio. Horses Eitlrer Stalled or FetetTared. SIMP HARP, MANACER. GEORGE S. ALLSEBROOK, i MEEKER, COLORADO. Dealer in Rough and Dressed Native Lumber, Ceiling, Sid ing, Lath and Shingles. All Orders Filled on the Shortest Possible Notice. HOTEL GLENWOOD. nLE.NWnnh SPRINGS. O A It FIELD COUJT. V. COl.n. 6ELDER & ENZENSPERGER, PROPRIETORS. Fates, ss.oo Per IDety. SPECIAL RATES TO RANCHMEN AND CATTLEMEN. Jfr If*-ari<|tiMrtrr* For Hmmcli .ml ftilllrm«n.j}l Pit ICE. TEN CENTS.