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J. W. HL’OUH. J. CHAVIS. J. W. Hugua & Co., BANKKRS, MEEKER. - - • COLORADO. TnuiMvl n (iUii-iml Hanking |lu»lni-~i. i lllKhr*t |*rti■ I fur Counly Wurmnu. In- ' l«r**t all, •wet on Tlim- Ifc-tMMIu. |irufl» lu«n on Ruati'rn » IIl«-» mui Kiir«>|H*. CorrtMipoiHleiila, kuiiniu' Hr,w.. New York; Plr»l National lUnk, Omaha; Colorailo National (tank. IW-iorr; J. W. Huiut A Co., kUollba, W>o. raiiMUM* rmartiy anmm m, First National Bank OF CiLßlf WOOD PPM I NO*. Capital, • - - •100,000 Undivided Profit*, • 030,000 W. 11. liavanat'a, «... |’rv*U!«-ui. | H. *. Kamh, • • • VUtvl*r«-i*l. i.t. I. . • • * taaairr. C.C. Wawtima. • • • • A**l*tnn» Owhltr. A fn*fl Ilankliijr an>t (NiUortloii liutlm-M tniuirlal. Itujr amt all Porcttu aiwt UummUp BiiWansr. W. CIVIL IHOMSIK. U. •. Deputy Land Surveyor, erntn. Nil* Park Avenue. MKKKKK. • • * COLORADO. joss* t. kNi'NiTK, ATTORNEY AT LAW, »l.«NWOODirillXli!t. • • • COLORADO. Vpaatel AllaaUsa »• Bvferr ID# •>. S. UNMkt. J l~ NOM.K*. ATTORNEY AT LAW. lUto Kratatr r I*. S. laikl iMßre.l •fwlal Allrallsa «.l»m ••» •‘wllrd Slate* Last 0«r. Nmlnru. SLKXVVOODSPHIXOS. • • • COLDItADO. T. TAILOR. ATTORNEY AT LAW, • MOCWOOII irNIMm. • • • COLORADO. Oeaeral PratUcs la all Caarta aal Ik* Ikk Mai iSn, 3S„ |a Ik* l«Mt Ikrii. «»rr K«p*rr A M»- Clare's Dry tlim.!* *«orr. Harry Evans. Abstracts of Title Ti. |ini|MVtT pruunaly furtiUh***. OFFICE IN COCIIT lIOI.SK. A. 8. CALDWELL, iHim Ml Av.i.l ti. ncml MnSce. from imi *•» l w, -» Attorney at Law, Itooni Al Sunrs Hl«*ck, (I*, o. Ik'K 2KTI • DBNVKM. * • • tOWRABO. •pwclal Attention to Land and RUnaval Intri—. Oaaaa ■a»ae* Ik* Saatral laal sad Ik* Weraftarosl w€ Ik* lal*rl*r. MONEY! MONEY! Always on bnmt. to ban. on Improrml llimcbi-f. Ln» lntrrr«t. No ileMy. AUURKiw: BISHOP. GORHAM ft VAN KLEEOK, 1*11" lawn'iiiv Him*!, In-nvrr, Colo. Tln Larfost and But Stock DRUGS In North western Colorado at "THE PHARMACY” Cl.nwood Springs, Colo. I Invito mm-ripoinlniM-n from portion wl«h- In* a«Hwt« In my lino, ami I am sum I ran con vine* you ttant It la to your tntrmot to buv your anig* of in**. W. S. PARK ISON. N'plt to Pintofllo'. ALLSEBROOK & SMITH, Dmlfm In nil kinds of NATIVE LUMBER Finishing Lumber,Lath,Shin gles, Siding, Flooring, Ceiling, Etc. MEEKER. • - COLORADO. J.JKMIV A. WH.HH.MU. NOTARY AND CONVEYANCER. M L KKEIt, COLORADO. THE MEEKER HERALD. THE COUNTY ELECTION. Tk* Flr*l Kl*lural <*ale*l la Ml* ■lsaro I'oauly Rrsuln in a B*a*o. eralle Vlrlary Kl**wk#r». Tin? Urst election in Itio Jilanco county p.nw-a-d oIT quietly; tin* Democrats won a Kutistautiul victory; feel happy over the i t*Milt ami have ait hole lot to Imi thank ful fur. \V’ould have elected llill and Tovey if Pice-ance Democrats had not went back oil them. Tiik llkuald thought (before the election) that llill wan Uie liesl man tu elect for Comtnis sinner from the First District; we think so still— but, it is evident there are ten voters la the eoualjr who ars of sa op posite way of thinking, ami there la a bare possibility that they are right sad we wrong as to estimates. We also held tits same views regarding the Shrievalty, Itelieviug that Hick Tovey 1 would have made the best Sheriff, not i withstanding we arc willing to admit (in common with all others) that that I prims* of giMxl fellow—Charley Shldeler, Is quite competent to till the olUce. Following i* the official cAunt of the vote cast lu each preeinct: AfEKKKIt. County Judge - GreensUeet. 1)., 51; Wlkiliack. IL. MS; Thayer, iiuL 11. flu. County Clerk ami Itrcurder Wal bride. I).. 1J»; Kvans. IL.C2. Sheriff-Tovey. 1)., HO; Shldeler. IL, 111. County Su|ierlntemlchl of Schools— Foreman, 1)., 12*;. Iluigett, It.. iiu. Assessor—Haves, IK, Ill; Kurch, It . ■>7. Coroner—Smixer, I)., 07; Gregory, It., j IST. Surveyor—Fowler, L>., HO; Peterson, It.. 113. Treasurer—liny. IL, Ihl. Com in i sal oner, First Hist net Hill, I).. m»; fntrhlow. It.. U». Couiuiiiodoner. Tliinl District Voun ker.lh, 01; Welly. It.. I<r». COAL CttKKK. County Judge—(2reeust root, 1)., 2»*. W.idluu k. It . N; Thayer. Iml. It., 31. County Clerk and Recorder Wal bridge. IK, 15; Evans. IL.IK Sheriff—Tovey. D.. SI; Shhlcler. It., t'ounty Superintendent of Schools— Foreman, !> . 44; UnrgoU, it. 10. AsarsAor—llunui, D., S 3; Iturch. It.. SO. Coroner* Smlzcr. D., 30; Gregory, It.. SS. Surveyor—Fowler, I)., 38; retersou. It. li. Treasurer—llay. It.. IT*. ComuilMioner. First District— Hill, D., sm. Critchlow, It.. 22. Commissioner,Third District- Youu ker. IK. M»; Welly. It.. 13. WIIITK II iv r.u. C«Miul> Judge (•rreimlircl. IK. J7; IVildhnck. It . 124. Comity Clerk and Iteconler Wal* liridgr. I).. SS; Kvans. It.. 13. StK*f I ft—Tovey, IK, 3>; Studeler. IL. 21. t'ounty Superintendent of Schools— Foreman, D.. 4*»; Iturgett, It.. 10. Assessor— llavis, IK. 31; Iturrh, It . in. Coroner—Smlr.er, IK. 2*: CJregory, It.. 21. Surveyor—Fowler. D.. 31. IVterson, It.. UK Treasurer—l lav. It., 2i Commissioner. First District- 11 til. IK. 31; Critchlow. It., SSL Coininliuiloiier. Third District- Voun- 1 ker. IK. 31. Welly. It. 17. riUM-AMOIL ( County Judge —(ircemdrcct. D.. 22; Wildlmck. It.. *»; Thayer. Iml. It.. «. County Clerk ami Itccordci Wal* bridge. JK. 32; Kvans, It.. l-V Sheriff—Tovey, D.. If; Shldeler, It.. 31. County Superintendent of Schools— Foreman. !>.. >m; IhirgtU. IL. 9. Aseeanor—Hayes. D., 38; Burch. IL. 10. Coroner— Smiser, D..2-V, tireg«»ry. It.. I l2l ' Surveyor—Fowler, IK. 35; Fcterson. IL. 10. Treasurer—Hay. It.. 21. Commissioner, First District —11 ill. D.. 10; Critchlow. It ,3s. Comniishioner. Third District Voun* ker. 27; Welt). It.. 20. UITKU WIIITK. County Judge— IK. 2.; Wild hack. K.. SI; Thayer. Ind. 8.. 3. County Clerk and Recorder Wal* bridge. t>.. R2*. Kvans. IL. IR. Sheriff—Tovey, D., 10; Slildeler. K. 40. County Superintendent of Schools Foreman. 1>...v»; Iluigett. It.. 13. Assessor —Haves. 1)., 37; llurcli. It.. 13. Coroner—Smizer. D., 27; Gregory, lt„ . 23. Surveyor—Fowler, I)., •'it l : Fcterson, IL. 11. Treasurer—Hay. IL, 3u. Commissioner. First District Hill, I).. 25; Critchlow, It., 25. Commissioner, Third District —Voun- ker. IK, 20: Welty, IL, 2». HA NOLLY. County Judge (Jreenstreet, I)., 30; I I IVildhnck. It.. 15. County Clerk and Recorder - Wal* bridge. D., 20; Kvans, IL. 20. Sheriff—'Tovey, D.. 44; Shldeler, IL. County Superintendent *<f Schools— Foreman. I>.. 30: Iluigett. It.. «. Assessor —Hayes. 1)., 31; Burch, It.. 14. Coroner—Smizer, D., 30; Gregory, It. . 110. Surveyor—Fowler. 1).. 30; Feteraon, It.. 0. Treasurer—llay. It., 35. Commissioner. First District llill, 1 D., 42; Critchlow, 4. (Commissioner, Third District — Voun* ker, D.. 30; Welty .It 7. MEEKER, COLO., BATURD V’, NOVEMBER !), >IA JOKITIKS. (ireenstreet, !>.. (plurality) II » Walhridge, D 171 Shldeler. It 0 Foreman. D 205 Haves, 1» 1 is t Gregory. It 15 1 1 Fowler. D 03 j Hay, IL, (indorsed by Democrats).. 338 1 I Tounker, D. 24 Critchlow. It 101 > PIUtCIMGT Orril'BKb. 1 Mkkkku Hoad Overseers—District No. I, Lewis Allen; District No. 3, Jacob Mutter; District No. M, Adam 1 Smith. Justice- W. 8. Laurie. [ Coeat able B. F. CM. | Coal Cuksu— Justice. K. F. Gom. i.’onatahhe J. I). Amick. Hoad Overseer—Sant Martin. Fu r. anck-T. F. King. Constable—J. W. Ilerwick. Itoaul Overseer—J. N\ . Balmlirli li. Wuri’K lllvku—Juatlco (long term), t*. M. Howard; M. J. Drum (bhuil • term). ! C<»ustahle— It. Iteigan. It»*a«l Overseer—Geo. \V. Black. Ua.voklv—Justice, A. C. Kmert. ('tmstahle—J oaeph Sluder. Ib*ad Overseer- 8. C. Swarti. I'rpßU Wiiitk Justice, Charles Smith. Countable —William Carver. Hoad Overseer—lK Steel. • *»• i;i*f«« l»rr*. J Alout ti c onl) office saved In the Democrats in Gurikld county was Torn Tom Micceeds himself. county is Democratic; Denver gave the Itcpuhlicans quite a set t>ack and several other comities iu the State followed suiL The Democrats have earrh-d lowa. Ohio, New York. New Jersey. Yiitfluiaj and tiie usual Dcmocmlic Slates; in I fact. It nreniH to have heeu a IK-ino* I rrattic year nil around. The Kepuhll- | cans, however, still hold » pretty tiglil grip on Fenusy Ivaiilo. V*«r for I oMNIy Sr«l. Following is tl»e vote *hi |>ermaupnl location of county seat of Hio Blanco' county: Meeker STOI White River ... im»! Iluugelv 2) Thornhurg 3 j Mi-i kcr could have had one hundred i more votes had alio done any rustling.! Iml she was jogging along on the "surel lliing* basis, not looking for any serious opposition until it leaked mil on the eve * of election that White lUver City was' In the rare iu real *aroc*t. Meeker “gets there" l*> one bundled uiml tidily • seven, which In just ns good as SUU ma jority. CURRENT COMMENT. The bo\» all worked well. • • ■ Frank Watson is an AI worker. Meeker carried the county neat with out an eflort. Wulhtidge. Foreman and Jim Ilnyc* carried every precinct. Dave Nichols and Al 81-mming* kciupcr husth-tl ntoin.d among llit-ir, cowlsiy friends and cnpluicd many a tul «- Th** Dcin'N'rnts are ill the majority on Fice-ancc Creek, Imt the returns! from Bad Man's (’n ek w ill hardly licar J us out In this statement. Henry Wolcott says nineteen feet of snow on Yellow Jacket Faaa would not prevent him from getting In a vote for theG.O. F. Bight vou are. Ilenry. The O. O. I*, was badly in need of votes last Tuesday. A Inrge number of prominent Repub licans are urging Charley Shldeler to :ip|*oiut Dick Tovey I'nder Sheriff. Tills ( I would Ik; a graceful net on Charley's j part and one that would make him im-1 nicuseiy |Mipular with all classes. The Mix'kmcn should urge the appointment. • • • Tiie Democrats in every precinct (ex cept Fice-ance) worker! hard for the : election of Dick Tovey and very much regret his defeat. There Is this consola tion, hnwover—lie was l*eat bv a good uian and the moat popular one on the ' Republican ticket. What's the matter with Hangcly? Why didn’t Walhridge receive a larger ' majority in that Democratic strong hold? Gentlemen, you will never got a chance to vote for abetter man, nor one that will work hauler fo: your in '! tercsts than this same Boyd Walhridge. ! (ierk and Recorder elect of Itio Blanco (county. *•* The factional light in the Bcpuhlican party over ttic Judgeship lias aroused considerable animosity l»etweeu the two factions, who nro accusing encli : oilier of all sorts of meanness. The Democrats expected to gain by-the light ‘ Imt the results didn't pnnoiit that wav, as the dissatistlud Republicans didn't • vote according to uxiiectations —for Greenstreet. Thayer seems to have drawn more votes from tho Democrats 1 than he did from his own party. . - ■ *ww* It is rumored in tho Kust Hint Herr' Krupp, tiie great (•erman cannon nmnii* j facturer, will shortly start a gun factory at Fittsluirg. Krupp wuuLs a location ' in a country not likely to be embroiled in Kuroixmn troubles, and so is coming to tlm Flitted States. Subscribe for Tiik 11 eh alp. THE TELEGRAPH LINE. Tkr rru|>«kt4 Ull M «u IkU rise* ■Mi S*w CuiUa «*«r«4 ThiMfi lout evening wa «4 reliably in* fui imsl that suAoiantei Ul iiad been piedgetl to lailld tIM pH led telegraph . lino between Meeker M New Castle, j provided eitiiana of M« r aubacrilKMl for sl.oou worth of al in the corn pan y. When tbs won was received here a large proportion' the reipiirtsl amount waa at oooe Ml Med, ami we are couUdent there will ko Double in raising tho rawiahr. Everybody 9mMh§ II Mtrtaaee of this now pro^aatahi* ißfeihoMof it as dmuriy as paBM W shall be able to give fiirtJMT | Mars next week. hATKu-mnoe tho flh rwaawrlttdh Mr. MoulUm Inform* Umt he baa lai-K-il the re«|ulred UM twfthmit auy trouble, and If tbs pal making the proposition means buain -*m may *wn Ihvi« |o tie rni>mael art Mw «M«*aid* world with imalern neaud emnmuni* cation. Should lids ajheMm lie success fully carried thrmigh (and ttn ra la no doubt about the mallei I it will be a source of great gnainhukNi to all. Meeker baa secured tl# paroianeut county seat of Hio Blanco bounty and D bowed to be in the had. 4— missor Brad- Mr. Charles Ltmberg's sna Kentucky stallion. Balam-er. died aljllie FI. ranch mi Fico-unce cie*k, la»*tJweok. Coin* , meiitlhg on the death Of tills notwl Itoise tiie Glen wo si .Sptiufs Republican says: “Balancer is spoken of as being the lineal bred horse in IhegUleof Colo rado. iwing by War Doner, dam. Heel. Ttie only colU of llaloncei’s get is Bal ance. who is au Kastt-rn favorite and | run* usually in Chicago, always coming 1 under lln*t. second or third; and Weigh master, the latter being alill In Colo- Irado. Iu the death of Balancer Hie Colorado turf lom*s a lln- animal. ’ •w« Tkr OrtMlrr. In every rommuiiilv there l* to l»e I found a rioii* of uuf'Htunate Individ | uals. wlio-o-ami'ltioii,U» judge from Uielr 7 actions, i* to sit around und gtowl. No I mailer what tlielr opiwriunUies are for luiccm* they growl iaxtauix* they an? not better. If business has lieen g***l f*»r I fifty weeks In tho year, and during the | Other two there nlioulil be «lull lii trade. lliev howl themselves hoarso lu dormu | elation of llie town, people ami ever) • | thing el*e. If an enterprise Is starte«l tlist promises beneficial r"sulL* to the town, thoy don’t come out and light it openly, but make It an object to throw mid water on the project bv ovary cov ert means they can. Tjiospjutrlies can always call to mind an InMmtca where a similar project failed, and never hesi tate to express their doubt as to it« sue cow. or condemn any undcrUkiuii look ing toward the welfare «f tl»e people and the town, if ever so fraadhlc. The) prejudge the eternal daumatlou of auv enterprising cltixen who works f**r the welfare of the place, ami ascribe to him a selllhli motive. They an'JcicipaUi the failure of every enleiprtM* even before tho Icaxl effort In miule to perfect It,ami •diould it pn»vc a siicccju*. none arc more apt to claim the honor of iL Such |**o ' pie do great harm to the town in which ' they reside. They have always n small J following, and where there ate u nuni- I I ~f ydidassln a pi» •• it requires ■ great |>orseverancc ami persistence to overcome their lulluences. ’ Big Ilea* ’ have little fleas upon their leg* to bite ' Yin. and little Ileus have smaller liens ami Minn ml infinitum.” Frilled effort, coufltleuce, entuhusiasin ami enterprise on the part of (he people la «■*«• siwing of the sucoess of aU*wn. ami without these whatever is me* •aptiabed must ha against great Odds. - —•••— — An old fellow In l'ueblo county was notorious fur cheating In horse trading, and would shave clear b» the bono In 1 purchasing a note. The old fellow was 1 finally overtaken with u pious streak | and joined the church. At a prayer meeting Im spoke of Hie liappini-*> lie ' l .-It since l.e had I icon enfolded In Hie j mantle of the church, and declared that he had seen the error of his ways iirnl was making a studious effort to reform. One of the brethren wim was At the meeting lisd been cheated in a "lioss" trade, and when he heard the word "re form” cpming from,,tb# ,llpe of Urn brother who had cheated him with a Yankee twang said: "Brother, how about restitution V” Tldk was a puxxler I to Hu; newly-convcrte<| reformer, but ho met the emergency by replying; * I jino from the mark; not'k minute back wards/’ Crook countv. Wyo., which adjoins the Black Bills of South Dakota, ex ! iK*cts to have a saloon frontage of lU2 miles, since its neighbor was wedded to prohibition. These pioneers of the ' Black llills must have whisky, and the Crook county people are willing to fur nish the tangle-tool m original pack agesor in quantity to suit. The num l*cr of saloons in Hie locality it Is in dicated will certainly bo great. No business man says be can’t afford to patronize the local paper. He might as well say he can’t afford Dido busi ness. The newspaper is really a joint i nffair, and every man who lias any pride iu liis town and hi* county, will hulp hold up the hands of the man who i* • trying to run n live local paper, and , boom and build up tho town in which ills intersis arc comtnom and mutual. —Ex. ■ The Twin States the two Dakots. havo been formally received into tin* I’nion. Running for Office. “L’pin my country said a Congress man to a Washington IVsL reporter, "there is an old chap who live* on u farm throe miles out. It is u line farm, ami old has a tidy sum put by. But lie bus an overweening ambition to be a lioliticiau. hunt fall he was nominated tor county surveyor. As soon u* the nomination was imule he proceeded to till up himself and the crowd. About 10 o'clock in the evening he announced Ids departure. “ ‘Mush go home.’ said he. Mile— ’portanl hishnes to home. Good—hie— good even', bovsb. Musli tell M’ria of thia nominashuu, Mee-hic- (needier on lectioa day. Whaxxer maxzer wlz lloxev? Ha’sa'rF.’ "He iiubitched his span, and after several futile effoita cliuitied lub> the Jackson wagon and started home. Tiie docile horses knew the wav. uud when ha pulled them into the ditch iu Ids wcurv effoits to I lie reuse tlielr speed would patiently climb buck into Hie ««mml «mu| jit, **«—-**« - luto ids yard and stopped by the kiichen door. Iloxey promptly tumble«i out and crawled luto (lie house, where hr called Ids wife. Site had retired, but cauie out, caudle iu hand. " M'ria. said lie. gravelv. steadying himself by U>n table. '•*■ any jer folks ever in prislion ?’ “ ‘Whv. no. John. What is the mat ter ?’ ••He waved her into silence. ‘Wash— hlc— washer fnxxer hung?* " *No, iinle«Hl. lie was n* res|*ec— ’ i •• \i«-u »- \ri im Mni. Jew ( ret do auytlnng wrong ’fore I lilc—'Toro I mutru-d v«u ?’ •••Ortalnlv not. Why do you a*k such questions ?' •••M’ria, I’ve been nominated for countv ah’veyor, ’u f ywi've ever done anything wrong It'll all be in tin- |m)«rs in sit' mondii’.’ They Are Coming. They nru coining from the deserts of Hie dun ami dusty east, where to rais«- a stunted turnip give* the prospect of a feast; where Hie fat ms are made of gravel and the\ plow with dynamite, and the festive chattel mortgage sings IU dirge* day and night. They me coming in tlielr wagon*, they are coin- J mg on the 11 aln. tl»e\ me coming from the region* where they struggled long in vain; they are coming from the! cabin, they are coming from the hall, they me coming to Folorudo where! there's plenty for Ho-m all. They are ( coming from Hm south laud, they arc coming from Hie north, fiotti Him val- P-y» of lti« inoculums tlie% lu droves are ixmitug forth. They sir coining with then hustaruls. they are coming with tlielr wives, they arc coining with Iht-ii Imamus, their needles and tlielr! knives; with their barrows ami (heir j planter* and tlielr peuell* and tlielr | guns, tltey are coming with tlielr father* ami tlielr mother* sml their anus They j are coining stout and slender, they me | coming short und tall: they nre muiiug , to ('olotad-i wlu-ie there’* plenty for them all. Where you needn’t dig i -’a toes willi a sabre or auiik. where wle-n iwill i* luilly neeitisl then Ho- ditch gets . iu its woik. Wle-io tin- rivera iiKiati | and mui mm on their Journey to the h ii i where the breezes tackle oirn-htnllo big A« fences on the lea. Where the *.iv.ige lately wondered In search of Im- 1 man hair now the farmer take* Ills I jsirkers to the nean-vt roouty fair And ■ Hie c«>ru in gaily glowing where the greasy wigwam st«*sl. whern lie nutned Hie wailing cnptlvo now Hie clii< scrat«’li for fissl. And the people Hud are coming to this pleasantest of dime*, show u happy knack of keeping willi tho progress of the times. They will lirnl a country beaming from His spring | time to Hie fall alien they come to Colo rado where Uicre’s plenty for Hieui all. -Kx. Railway News. Traveler*, tourists and |ieople con leniplnting a visit “back east” make it tlielr duty to study up tiie geography or our country, tho location of cities uml towns, and the most ih-alrable rouh *< h> wliidi Urey can rcadi llic desii. d lies tination. Tho opening of new lines, the daily adoption of innovation*, and other matters connected with railroad ing, all prove Interesting reading, and such items are most eagerly sought after, wlille these vast corporations vie with -lbcli other In advancing the com fort and safety of tlielr never-to lie-sat isfied patrons. Wo were most forcibly lbrown into tills line of thought while enjoying a trip over Hint road whose name is ms liimilinr and with whose ramifications tho experienced traveler Is as wi II qualnti ■!.. • with tho streets I fo his native village. Beferi nco can In made to none other llum llic Wabash whose lines cover a lienutlftil and fer tile country and connect Omaha. Kan* *as City, Des Moines. Keokuk, (Juincv, mid St. Louis with Chicago. Detroit. Toledo, Pittsburg. New York. Boston und all interfilediuto points. But one change or cars need be made, between Cheyenne or Donvcr and New Yotkor Boston. (Juick time, smoolli track.; sumptuous dining cars whoso cuisine is equal to that of the l»e*t hotel in the land, nml in which tho meals are "served at forty miles an hour.” to Im* eaten at your leisure, moving palaces, better known ns Pullman sleeper*, free reclining chair cars of the latest and most approved patterns, together with affable und obliging agents iu all brandies of its service, are in each and every particular characteristics of the Wabash. No matter where lie roams the patron of this great route ilnds the same care ami attention iu the hands of its representatives—and they arc übiq uitous—that ono should nxfject under the folds of his country’s (lag In a for eign laud. J. W. HUCUI. j. C. DA Via. J. W. HUCUS h CO., Meeker, Colorado, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE Dry Goods, Hardware, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, Car. pets and Furniture, Harness and Saddles, Groceries, Druzs. Medicines. Paints, nils. Ftr sinm* mh Furniture, Queensvare and Crockery. It is Our Aim to Keep a Full Stock of Everything Usually found in a General Store, and by Fair Dealing* to Merit Our Share of the Public Patronage. We Have the Largest Stock in the County, and Buy Exclu sively for Cash from First Hands, and are Therefore Pre pared to Make Low Prices. Call and Examine our Stock and Prices Meeker e Hotel, Harp d i Wright, Proprietors. ! The Best Accommodations for the Traveling Public. RATES ■ jDAT SOARS, *2 TO S 3; BY THE WEEK, SIO TO *l5 In Connection With the House le the Hotel Bar, Which le Always Well Supplied With the Best ol Wines, LUiucrs and Cigars. HOUSTON! NEWS DEALER AND STATIONER. A full and complete line of Confectionery, Tobacco, Cigars and fancy Notions. A FULL LIME OF SCHOOL BOOKS The Lee Hardware Co. nkali;its in SHELF A IST ID HEAVY HARDWARE! Stoves, Tinware and Wagon Material AT HAST Lit X I’HICKS. FKKK.IIT ADDKI). - Fishing Tackle, Cuns, Pistols, Ammuni tion, Studebaker Wagons, Car riages, Buggies, etc. BARBED WIRE. (iI.r.XWtKH) SI’HIXIiS, : : : I'QI.QH.t l><> < S ATTIN. I*. E HARP, Nntsrv IMMIr. ATTIX * HARP, Real ZEststte! LOANS AND INSURANCE. Money to Loan on Ranch Property at Low Rates. OFFIOB OR MAIM IT., NBBKKIt. Best & Wolverton, First National Bank Building, Clsnwood Springs. - Long Time Loans on Patented Ranches. AUTHORIZED ACENT9 FOR Crippen, Lawrence & Co., of Concord, N H. ItlKUia «»% !,«►%>*• «" M>o> •MfF.H* \ICI MX.M'IJ. I'HIOK, TEN CENTS.