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THE MEEKER HERALD.
VOL. II —NO. 20. I. w. HCOL'S. N MAJOH. J. W. Hugus & Co., BANKERS, MEEKER. - - - COLORADO. Tnuict a Oowmwl Itanklng Ituslneps- HlflMM prkv |«M fur Couuty Warrmuts. In kwM ftUowad un Tim* Ito|pwlu. drafts 4nvn un Kaatont CIIIm uxl Bump*. CurrMpuniWnu, Itaunta* Bn*. Smw York; fU*» Natl<>n*l Hank, Unuihi; f..lor* to Ratlooal Hank. Dww; J. W. Hu*** A Co.. KawUua. Wjro. UllmiUbi PrM§r*lr *iua4#4 to. 0 *. BAIMNKR, m. r PHYWCIAN AMO MMOIOH. MEEKER. - • • COLORADO. j|«wn Murm. RIAL ESTATE AGENT. Ranch** Bought and Sold. Uemmßml Batata. MEEKER. - * - COLORADO. R. CUBE, CIVIL ENCINCER. U. I. Deputy Land Surveyor. OOCRTT BCBVBTOH. •mil. Ba. • fark Atroua. MEEKER. ■ ■ • COLORADO. 0 «.rt>n», CIVIL ENCINEER. U. E. Deputy Mineral Surveyor. Bltaana oa Uimt Whit# Btm at Mouth of Pkaanra Crvak. rmißn AiiWMi Raafctr. CslersAa. DBNTIBT. All branch#* of *ta«tal surl In Hh »na Ihomuik a»1 aaiufarifry manaar an-l varrmaiad to ba asactljr aa wyrfltA. Pits faraar Park Atasa* aat B north Mraat« MEEKER. - • • COLORADO. JOMN I* BAOBAB, ATTORNEY AT LAW. OLBXWOOD BPIUNOS. • • • COLORADO. Baalaaaa In tfca I'alUd Atataa Last ABra • a par tally. JANB T. AHI XATR. ATTORNEYS AT LAW, SI.BNWOOD SPRINGS, * • • COLORAHO. Bfarlal Attantlan to Mttalnaaa Bafara lb# I?. B. Last OB##. IJABRRT WAABBB, PORTRAIT ARTIST. Mrat-Rlaaa Wark aoA Prtoaa Kansan a Ala. CORNER RRVBNTfI A Nil MAHKRT RTS. IB’-rail anA Aar Raraplra of Wnrk._*| r. W. OItROOKY. j. <*• oorr. Gregory A Goff. CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS Plane Furnlahod and Cloea Eatlmates Made. rrIKIAI. ATTENTION GIVEN TO THE IHTI.niNII nr HANOI Ilnr.KA. PRIVATE Boarding HOUBE. Park Ave., Meeker. MRP. OEO. 0. WAGREB, Proprirtne. ThiiM- dMirlnß n liomo-llkr. pl-c- will fiod In Die .bove ju.t wlimt they desire. Two Bodies Removed. Lent M<m»Uy Mr. Shephard Kales and j his amiaUuit arrived In Meeker, untied with the pro|a*r credential*, for the dii> interment of two aoldier* who died here | several yenr* Ago and were buried iu the ’ cemetery at*>ve luwu. On Tu**day! they repaired to the home of the deed ( and began their ghastly tank, but a* the front waa not deep very little dlffi- j culty wah experienced iu getting to the j Umließ, which were eucuhed iu wood. 'l*lla lir*t l»«l) war that «»f IlicliArd , Smith, of t'«iuipauv A. Fifth t'uvalry.! Although huviug laid there nearly ■even year* it waa well preserved, and ouly showed discoloration and emacia- Uon.hut the teaturce could undoubtedly be readily reeugnixed by thuee who knew him before hi* death. He died the MAh day of February. UR®, and waa SO yean old at the time of hla derataa. The other one waa lliat of William Cavanaugh, of t‘om|>anv L. Third Cav alry. and waa alao well preserved; In fact ao much *o that It waa with much difficulty that they succeeded its putting the remain* in the box pre|tarat«iry to •hippiug. lie hail dim September ISA. IRH|, and conucquetiUy wa* imi an much dccocupuMrd. Hi* age wa* 21 year*. Ttie bodies will be taken to the gov ernment burial ground at Fort McPher aun. Nebraska. Ttiey left with their ghoulish freight W‘eduei«!uy. Mr. Fulim aeem* to underntand* this sort of l>u*iße**. and rvmarkiNl to ua that these were not Die Unit dead bodies he has ever handled He came to thl* section of country in the government employ In In'jU, and ha* been Uie West ever since. From Upper White. Captain Ciam'n house la nearly com pleted—all ncceanarv are two deer hide*. Mr. I'rtervon ha* Dnialted hi* mansion and moved Into It. Charier Smith and Eugene Gilley have dissolved partnership. One day thl* week Robert Wagner fired lifteru shot* at what he aupiNiard waa an elk. but a close Inspection re vealed a jack rabbit. (For our part we dnu*l believe It. Kb ] Jim Jnhiiann ha* two fox hldea stretched out at Ida place. The work of getting out Umber* for the bridge am** the White I* nearly completed. If the county refuse to fur nish the neceaaary Irons It will delav matter* somewhat, but we will have a bridge weveetbiW A very aodalde time waa bad at C. 11. j Henning's place on Upper Whit* on j Friday evening of lost week. Dancing waa the main order of the evening, al though a bounteous repast waa served j the guest* iu the luhlst of the festivi ties. in which nine couple (tartlclpatrd., tXWASIONAL. j Strange Isn't It. Last week At Glen wood two vacant lot* were wild for 92. WW. In comment ing on the transact Imi. the l*te Chief remarks that "considering the season «f ' tlie year, real estate la being held as firmly os ever." It ought to have ndded that next May. when the Assessor calls, lota will depreciate In value about one fortieth. - The civil suit of Drum vs. Allen was tried lief ore Justice llraslier yesterday. The case grew out of an unsettled ac count existing between M. J. Drum and l**wis Allen. Tlie case was a very complicated affair hut Judge ftrasher wailed through the ronltrting mass «*f evidence ami after patienUy listening to the evidence on Imth sides rendered judgment in favor of plaintiff for the sum of sls. ■ w ■ We are Imlehted to our efficient Mar shal. Capt. J. L Armlt. for a late num ber of Uie Admiralty and Horae Guard Garotte. a journal of Uie linprlal force*. 1 published at l«omlon. ami ediled liy Capt. Ibiliert llenry Armlt. a brother of our Captain. As it* mime implies. It is an interesting publication hi those who know anything of her majesty’s military workings. * J. L. Mellattou and Tiik Hkuald ncrllie made a flying trip to Axial llnaln this week for the purpose of inviting Messrs. Hugh Torrence ami Tom lies over to the New Year’s masked Imll. The White River delegation were hospitably entertained by both gentle men. Tom has one of the lines! ranches in all thl* country, bill—he can’t play euchre. A Coal Creek correspondent tells us that Old Nlck-in-the-Treo. •Jimminy Cotislna.” Tenderfoot Ed and Dick Dead Eye started down the river on a hunting excursion last week. The old timers must have got here for tlicv returned with a four-horse team loaded down with buckskin meat. The organ! rail on of an association for the prolection of game l* it movement In the right direction, and will lie the meansot bringing the matter hsfurethe coming Legislature, so that the laws are changed or those now on the statute IsNiks can lie enforced. The name of the man who met with a violent death at Lay last week was William Vorris. it is said that instead of being a suicide the shooting wa* ac cidental. while bundling a rifle. MEEKER, COLO., SATUKfAY, DECEMBER 2T», 1880, Death of ex-Governor Pitkin. i Frederick W. l’ltkiu died at hla iAd>| deuce at I‘uehlo last Saturday evaalnf I of consumption. I Mr. Fitkln waa bom at ManiliiaMr»| Connecticut, August 21. 1«7. He re*l ! reived a collegiate education, and graft I uated from the Albany ls*w HcboMl i with high honor*. In Imud Mr. FitlftM nettled down to the practice of law i j Milwaukee, aud built up a lucraMvifl | practice. Having a delicate uuiadlM i tiou tbe close work wore on him übMU he was obliged to stop, and took a UNI to Europe in 1873, but growing whibslM I liealth he returned and a year later, gfl > | the advice of tits friends, came to Ofttß - j redo, aud at once began to improve. M > IMTh lie waa elected Governor of OaM I ‘ redo, hla opponent being Hon. W. i 11. Loveland. During hla admlnlßUp] | tiou difßculUea pfftMBMB UmmbMCl i which brought to light Uie diaractar Of • the Uoventor, and Mr. Pitkin aloud UK i teat nobly. The Santa Fe and Bio i' Grande railroad troubles, the Indian r outbreak on the White river, and the » great strike at Leadville. were problMMi , of a serious nature, and the disparities I i ef these cases by Mr. Pitkin was Balie factorv to every right minded man In tlie State. In iwu lie waa re elected to the gubernatorial chair, having de - featrd John S lloiigti. After Mr. Fit* kin's term of office expired, be moved i to Pueblo and renewed the practice of i law. Since that time lie lias ImiIII up a i very lucrative practice. He leaves e i widow ami two children, who are in : good circumstances. Tlie people of : i ..|or»do will mourn hla loss and revere his memory. Dequiacal iu pace. Stock Industry vs. the Railroads. At the late convention of the National Tattle Grower*' Association of America the following rre.ilullona were un animously at|o|>tr.l: Wiikiika*. 'Hi* |Riot of railroads running east from Chicago put in ef fect on Marrh I. iwst. a new tariff at freight rate* on live stuck and Ureaasd meal*: and Wiikiikas. Ily the new tariff of Marrh I. |mm. tlie retea of freight were! advanerd. On live cattle, in eta. per 100 Ibe., equal to $3) per car. Un dressed beef. 21* eta., per 100 Iba.. equal to |U per car. On live sheep. J' eta., per 100 Ibe.. equal to 940 per ear. equal to fur per car.’ He It. therefttre. Resolved. That the action of the mil road companies in advancing the raise on Ure stock and dre**ed meat* to such unreaMonahle figure* la In direct opposi tion to the i uterrut* of all rattle-gtow : er*. farmers and feeder* of tlie West, and Is rut extortion which should not be longer endured. Resolved. That we emphatically pro test against the said advance* in rales on live stork and dressed meat*, and we hereby respectfully ask the nil trued* forming the East-bound pool from Chicago, that the) rrc«»n*liler the afore said tariff of Marrh I. Iwrt. and make rates that will not so unjustly discrim inate agamd the cattle tntereats of the West. Resolved. That this Convention re tpertfully rnpirst the different live dork exrhauge*. oral all who are In tcrested In the live st#R*k Industry, to join u* in till* protest and use their ut most endeavor* to secure a reduction In the present imreasouahle rales. lie it further Resolved, That In consideration of the imjnd discrimination of rates, a* set forth In tlie foregoing preamble, that wn would earnestly call (he alien nf our several State legislator*, aa well a* our member* of Congress, to the fact i that suitable legislation should It adopted to abate (lie oppression. We are also in receipt of a set of reso lutions adopted liy the Chicago Live Stock Exchange endorsing the above and directing that the matter be laid before llie and the Illinois delegation in Congers* that measurev, lie taken to aliate the almve mentioned evil. Humiliating. Ilrother Haddock, of the Doubter Sen tinel. wo* made to writhe In keenest humiliation of <«pirit*oii receipt of the following scathing criticism on the con duct of his paper by a autiscriher: Dkiik Mm—l hereby offer by resig* nashun as a sutiscrilier to your paper, it lielng a pamphlet of such small consc kence an not to llenefit my family by takiu of it. What you need in your sheet is tirenes and someone to msnell up news an rite eddytoryal* on live top icks. No mention has bin made in ure slide of me Rutelierin a poland chlny pig wayln .'kßi (Miuiid*, or of the gap* in the chickens out thin way. stenjuly ig nor the fact that tlie tater hug is eaten things up out here, aud say nothin t*«ut 111 Simpson's diirham hull, calf hrakin its leg fallin down a well, nr of grandpa Sips bavin the sore legs. Two Import ant weddins here has been utterly ig ' nored by your columns, and a two-kol mnn ohitchuary writ hv me on the death of grandpa Henry, was left out of your sliete. to say nothin of a alfaletl ral poem I>egimiing with "Ans for Andy aud also for Ark," writ by my daughter. ■his is why your aliete t* uiqaipulor iu«. if you dont want eddytoryols Korn this place and ain’t goiu t«» put no Raws In your abate we don’t want sed Bbete. Yours iu disgust, F lIIUAM lIOAKH. K A Iks LI liansb, Nere Kan Field, kfov. 21th, IMML I I*. B.—lf you print that ohitchuarv iu kur next taoo I inav sign agin for your ■beta. H. D. GENERAL NEWS. t I‘leuro-pßeumtniia ha* broken out in proas. [ 'rite value of cattle exported Uiis year Bp criiowNd at •T&.uuu.uxi. | 'Mia latamaliuuai Range Convention feral ba bald at Deuver February a. I*7. LtEba Laadvilla Journal la now tha vtgan of tha Knight* of Labor of that city. Large ridpeurut* of gold were mo<le trow Kng l *"* l to tlie Lulled Biatr* last wrek. A measure I* before Congress to al<ol- Uh the tax «i tobacco and reduce tlie tax uo apirita. I'rinoe Ferdinand has been prop<»M*! fur the Rulgarian thioue. but Uie Czar olijeota. Next. Tha Western Union Telegraph com pany has reducevl rate* considerably iu Colorado last week. Hie whaling tauk Atlantic wa* wrecked near Ban Frond-, -o. and twen t> seven live* were lu*t. Several liouer were unnadetl oral tel egraph poiea bkivu down ot George-j t wo one night last week. A Wyoming cal has l*wii trained to drive cow* l» and from p*»tuir. Soma |>rop|e view Un* oa a ral o-trophe. | Judge Tbama* M. C«a»lcy of Michi gan, has Iwen a;q*»int* d receiver uf tbe Waliaali Railway hy Judge Gresliam. The German government ho* *eul an Iruoclad to /oiiiilut to puui»h the ■ lolivn for the murder of the explorer. J uehlke. I The law forbidding bull Oght* In I Mexico lias Iwen repealed and on im i aornae bull ring ha* lieeu contracted for | la the Untied State*. A mlnpr named Jam*-* Rut mgr r waa killed While Urlug a *liot iu Uie Canon City fool Company * mine at Coal Colo., last week. jliz youths ware aentencevl to hang lift ll *BB BN— «• Bta —BBIBOBBI—I br outraging a l«i ywar-old girl at Byd rif. New Mouth Wale*. An engine was overturned last Sal tnbiy on tlie l»mver and Rio Grande M«r Grand Juurtlun by striking a cow, rttd Uie engineer and lire man were dllrd. An English farmer ha* fuiccessfullv gnpntated ••nr of the hind leg* of a 1 mluable and well hrrd sleut lioru cow. 1 jie object Iwing to ret*in the row for •aeding purpose*, while a wrooden leg fas affixe«| to Uie stump. Tim cow has 4nre had a calf. 1 A burglar entered the hou*e of fhoutaa M«>ultnn la*t >alurday morn lag. Mr. Moulton grappled with the intruder, but tlie latter having I pistol feed it with effect, the biftner receiving rivrral dangerous wounds. Tlie bur |lar •-scaped unidentified. In spite of the cold and stormy wrath tr. stock ou the range* ap|«-ar to Iw •uffrring very little. \V e are iu receipt of re|M>rl* friKn many and various l«»ral- Itles. mhl they all tell the same story of general g«**l OMidltiou of *t**ck. ami the tmd weather working little |iermanent Injury. It I* very proliable. in the light of Wyoming exiwrienre. that the cold wave ha* now spent it* force, ami that we will have a month * g«**l weather. - vwa i “Oh. Su.de !" exclaimed a little girl, breaking iincemuonlouily into the t»tir lor where her engagtsl sijger was tete-a tete with her affiannsl. “ What do yon think ? Our cow lias got a hraml-i.ew calf, and I diiln’l know she wo* mar ried V It wasn't so very long ago that Nature turned over a new leaf, and yet she Is already Is-ginning to paint the country red. — — Wherein are a policeman ami a rain bow alike y I loth are tokens of peace.; and usually appear niter a storm. ••• Free Trade. The reduction of internal revenue and the taking off of revenue stamp* from proprietary medicine*, no doubt ha* largely lienellttcd the consumers, ns well os relieving Uie burden of home manufacturers. l.*|*-« iall\ is this the case with Green’* Augu*t Flower and Ikmchee’s Germ m .Syrup, a* the reduc tion of thirty six cents per dozen, has been added to increase Mie size of the bottles containing these remedies, thereby giving one-flflh more medicine in the 7:» cent size. The August Flower for dyspepsia and liver complaint, and the German Bymp for cough and lung troubles, have perhaps, the largest sale of any medicines iu the world. The advantage of Increased size of the Ind ues will lie greatly appreciated hy the sick and afflicted, in every town and village in civilized countries. Sample bottle* for lOrcuts remain the same size J. W. MUCUS. *. MAJOR. J. W. HUGUS A CO., Wholesale and Retail Dealers la “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 ORDEM PROMPTLY FILLED. tr (ASM BA IBS MB IWIBTV VTAMMAVT* -GRAND AVENUE RESTAURANT,- CLINWOOO SRRINCS, COLORADO. MEALB BERVED AT ALL HOURS. All the Delicacies of the Season Con stantly on Hand. PATTON & KENDRICK, Proprietors. N*r4mw#l| Bwrwlokrg Bm«« In ('•rr##ll«r WMk B»««awr*nl. THE MEEKER HOTEL. HARR * WRICHT. Proprietor*. The Rest Accommadatlon. For the Traveling Rub.lc. Day Board, S 2; By the Week, SIO. In Connection With the House la the Hotel Bar, Which I. Always Well Supplied With the Best ol Wines, Liquors and Cigars. ALSO FEED AND SALE STABLES, For Ihs Accommodation of the Public. GEORGE S. ALLSEBROOK, MEEKER, COLORADO. Dealer in Hough and Dressed Native Lumber, Ceiling, Sid ing, Lath and Shingles. All Orders Filled on the fhortest Possible Notice. HOTEL GLiENWOOD. m.RNWOOn Bl*ftlXUB, OAKFIRLD 00U8TV. COLO. .6ELOER & ENZENSPER6ER, PROPRIETORS. Ptates, ©3.00 Per Day. SPECIAL RATE* TO RANCHMEN AND CATTLEMEN. |r*ll#*Byiurlrr« For Hanr h and « Rftlmirn. PRICE, TEN CENTS.