THE MEEKER HERALD.
VOL. II —NO. 20.
I. w. HCOL'S. N MAJOH.
J. W. Hugus & Co.,
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..
UllmiUbi PrM§r*lr *iua4#4 to.
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r PHYWCIAN AMO MMOIOH.
MEEKER. - • • COLORADO.
RIAL ESTATE AGENT.
Ranch** Bought and Sold.
MEEKER. - * - COLORADO.
U. I. Deputy Land Surveyor.
Ba. • fark Atroua.
MEEKER. ■ ■ • COLORADO.
U. E. Deputy Mineral Surveyor.
Bltaana oa Uimt Whit# Btm at Mouth of
rmißn AiiWMi Raafctr. CslersAa.
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
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##.
Mrat-Rlaaa Wark aoA Prtoaa Kansan
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
rrIKIAI. ATTENTION GIVEN TO THE
IHTI.niNII nr HANOI Ilnr.KA.
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
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
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
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.,
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
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.
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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
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
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
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
Wiikiikas. Ily the new tariff of
Marrh I. |mm. tlie retea of freight were!
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
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
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
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.
t I‘leuro-pßeumtniia ha* broken out in
[ '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
Large ridpeurut* of gold were mo<le
trow Kng l *"* l to tlie Lulled Biatr* last
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
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.
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
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
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
Wherein are a policeman ami a rain
bow alike y I loth are tokens of peace.;
and usually appear niter a storm.
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
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
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.
FEED AND SALE STABLES,
For Ihs Accommodation of the Public.
GEORGE S. ALLSEBROOK,
Dealer in Hough and Dressed
Native Lumber, Ceiling, Sid
ing, Lath and Shingles.
All Orders Filled on the fhortest Possible Notice.
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.
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