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VOL. XXI.—NO. 17.
WITH CHRISTMAS only three weeks away
the necessity of
Is Apparent. Our stock is complete with all
kinds of merchandise.
And many other things suitable for the home.
I The Meeker Hotel
R. S. BALL, Proprietor.
I Situated in the t>est hunting and fishing country Injthe
Rocky mountains. Near the celebrated Trappers and
Marvino lakes—amidst the grandest scenery in the
West. Elk, deer, antelope, bear and mountain lion.
Fish in season. A veritable paradise for the tourist.
Y> A TTCC PER DAY—$l.5O TO $3.00.
Hotel newly built and elegantly furnished throughout.
The Hotel Bar
Is one of the finest in the State and is fully
supplied with the best brands of Wines
and Liquors on the market.
All kinds of Rye and Bourbon whiskies of the best
grades "on Scotch and Irish whiskies.
A complete line of the finest California wines in stock.
Send in your jug or demijohn |nd have it filled. If goods are
not as represented, your money will be returned.
The best beer in bottle and on draught.
Imported Ale and Porter.
I Life Insurance j
® Millions of Colorado Money has been sent East to assist the ®
® Syndicates In their operations. §
© Colorado now has its own “old line” life insurance company. ©
| The Colorado National Life Insurance Company 1
© Home office—El Paso Building, Denver, Colorado, '
© Issues all forms of Life and Endowment Insuranc Contracts. ©
© Deposits reserves with the state of <2
f Colorado. Invests its funds in the ©
* state of Colorado. Directly and in- © 1
© directly benefits every Coloradoan. ®
© Fill out the coupon below and mail to the home office. ©
© Colorado National Life Insurance Company, ©
(5 Denver, Colorado. • *
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© Address ©
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® Occupation ©
© Mail proposition for a life Insurance contract for $ ©
The Meeker Stables
C. H. WOLCOTT, Proprietor.
All kinds of Livery Turnouts, Saddle Horses
and everything connected with a first-class
Livery establishment. # 4 * *
Low rates to commercial travelers
on “round the circle” trips.
Attention, Stockmen I
We have always on hand some of tho
highest class of Registered Hhorthorn
nulls In the United Htntes; also
Grades from our choicest bulls, as
well as Pure Bred Bsrkshlre hogs.
We Invite Inspect ion nnd comparison.
llaydcu, Colorado.
All those indebted to P. F. Welch
will please settle before the 5th day
of December, as after that date all
accounts will be placed in the hands
of a lawyer for collection.
W. S. Simons.
As Good as the Best
Is what they say of Black Diamond
coal. At the mine $1.50 per ton; de
livered $2.50. These prices will not
last. Now’s the time to get your coal
—when prices are at the bottom.
Starts Up Monday.
The creamery will start operations
Monday, December 4, and all ranch
men who have agreed to furnish
milk should be on hand as early as
possible on that date.
As there are many dry cows now it
will be impossible for all who have
agreed to furnisii milk to deliver as
agreed on, but it is hoped thatall Will
bring as much as they can.
It is the intent of all to keep - the
creamery going. It will not be a
paying institution for the first year,
but ultimately, it is hoped, ade
quate returns on the capital invested
will be realised.
We understand the creamery will
pay 20 cents for butter fat and all pa
trons will receive butter back|for
their own use at 20 cents per poiftid.
The Water Works.
P. P. Ford, the water works con
tractor, caine in Wednesday to close
up business in connection with his
We understand that Mr. Ford has
agreed with the council, that as soon
as he can get the material to Rifle,
he will commence shipping it in,
which will probably take two months.
He will not commence digging for
the pipe line until March, when he
will have the material of every de
scription on hand, and at which time
it is expected the frost will be out of
the ground and the work will be
pushed to rapid completion.
It is expected that less than three
months time will be needed to install
the plant complete in all details.
School Work.
Misses Leming and Campbell,
teachers of the second, third and
fourth grades of the Meeker school
sent out the following written invita
tion by their pupils:
Pleaso coinn to the Tear hers* and Patrons*
Meeting, Wednesday, November », KN&, at
two o’clock p. ni.
The meeting was held in Miss Lem
ing’s school room and was attended
by a large crowd of which one-fourth
was leading business men of the town,
which was very gratifying to the
Miss Leming presided and was an
able and enthusiastic president.
The parents and patrons gave un
divided attention to all that was said
and if they were backward in discus
sion of the given sabjects," , they *??<Y
considerable thinking. Miss Leming
did her best to make the parents talk,
and closed the meeting with an ex
pressed hope—that at the next Par
ents’ and Patrons’ Meeting there,
would be more general discussion as
that was the real object of the meet
“Great movements rarely make
much stir at the outset.” Much
credit should be given to Misses Lem
ing and Campell, and appreciation
expressed for the advanced idea of
these meeting.
♦ . ■
Thornburg Items.
Weather below zero. Everything
frozen up on Milk creek. Snow for
sleighing. Wednesday, the 29th, at
6 a. m., mercury registered 82 below.
Wyman brothers start a large
bunch of fat cattle to market on Sun
day. Messrs. Ferguson, Moreland
and Durham ship at the same time.
Lou Wyman goes along as care taker
and while out will visit his parents in
Galesburg, Illinois.
Fred Stephenson is riding for D. I).
Ferguson. On Monday lie leaves the
sunny state of Colorado for a pro
tracted stay in the middle west.
Several of Thornburg’s jfoung peo
ple took in the dance at Meeker on
Thanksgiving evening.
Miss Sadie Berry will spend the
Thanksgiving vacation with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Ferguson.
Clarence Aldrich, son of the genial
postmaster of Thornburg, is home for
the winter. L. V. F.
Report of Sixth and Seventh Grades.
Following is a report of the sixth
and seventh grades for the month end
ing November 24, 1905:
Number enrolled *1
Average attendance W
Number neither absent nor tardy
None tardy.
Parents, you are requested and
urged to visit the school; you will
then have a better understanding of
existing conditions. Friendly criti
cism is invited from parents that
send their children regularly.
The parent has a right to help di
rect the instruction of his child; Hie
schools of our country need the prac
tical suggestions from people of ex
perience. If left entirely with the
teacher, education in the school be
comes too much theory and nothing
practical. Come to the school room
and let us exchange ideas.
C. F. Brown, Teacher.
Up-to-date millinery at Mrs. D. W.
McMillan's. Prices reasonable.
A Pretty Wedding.
A quiet and very reverend wed
ding was solemnized in St. James
church on Wednesday afternoon, the
i contracting parties being Mr. Fred
B. Burke of White River, nnd Miss
; Anna Z. Jones, of Powell park, Rev.
( George officiating.
Both of the young people nre well
1 and favorably known in the lower
country and the well wishes of a
i large circle of friends is freely be
. stowed on them.
Good for “Doc.”
The Inst issue of the Hayden Re
publican says: “Lemuel E. Kitchens
1 and Miss Maggie Cabe were united in
marriage at Rawlins, Wyo., last Sat
‘ u relay forenoon, and started the fol
lowing day for Hayden, arriving yes
terday noon, after visiting a couple
of days at Baggs with Mrs. Kitchens’
. uncle, Will Penland, and family.
> The bride is a young lady of 28 years
j and the groom is a widower of 57.
The bride comes from Sliplog, N. C.,
i near Shooting Creek, formerly the
! home of Mr. Kitchens. The many
friends of the groom welcomed the
couple to Hi yden by giving them
some “cow hell” music last night and
. in return were royally treated by the
, newly married people.”
A Suspect.
f On Thursday Sheri If Amick placed
> a party named D. Prescott under ar
1 Prescott (if that’s his name) arrived
‘ here some days ago and went to work
for tlie Electric Light company. His
actions aroused suspieion, and he was
under thp eye of tho sheriff since ar
riving here.
[ Prescott Is suspected of being im
[ plicated in the late South Denver
, bank robbery.
’ A change of 600,000 votes In one
year indicates pretty strongly that
the grown-up citizens of Pennsyl
vania have all the qualifications nec
essary for doing their own thinking.
President Roosevelt can use his in
fluence, ns requested, to prohibit the
sale of liquor in Oklahoma and In
dian Territory; but as to “abolish
ing” it, that is another story.
A Washington dispatch says that
the government has abandoned its
■ fight-against the Moffat road for the
possession of Gore canon.
School closed for the pupils on
Wednesday at noon and will be closed
until Monday, December 4.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hamper of the
Bar-Triangle ranch, were town visi
tors during the week.
It was really an ideal Thanksgiv
ing Day—cold and crisp, with light
snow fall.
Mike Stateler of Kangely, regis
tered at the Meeker hotel Tuesday.
The cut glass water set in Robert
son’s window is worth SIH.(K). On
December 10 the price will be $17.00
and the same will bo reduced $1 each
day until sold. Watch it or you will
loose it. #
Hunting Guides.
From deer season on, we will be
prepared to take parties out for any
kind of game. Have the only pack
of trained dogs in the county. D. W.
Black. J. M. Clark and Sam Ray.
For prices address D. W. Black &
Co., Meeker, Colorado.
Administrator’s Notice.
Estate of Owen O. Jones, deceased.
The undersigned, having been appointed
Administratrix of the estate of Owen o.
Jones, late of the county of Bio Blanco, In
the state of Colorado, deceased, hereby
gives notice that she will appear before the
county court of said county, at the court
house In Meeker In said county, at the De
cember term, 15)05, on the last Monday In
January next, at which time all persons
having claimsngalnst said estate are noti
fied and requested to attend for the pur|K».se
of having tlie same adjusted. All persons
indebted to said estate are requested to
make Immediate payment to the under
Dated at Meeker,Colorado, this 11th day of
November, A. D. 11)05. Mabhakkt Jones,
(nIM-dtf) Administratrix.
Administrator’s Notice.
Estate of Bello Ryan, deceased.
The undersigned, having been appointed
Administrator of the estate of Belle Ryan,
lute of the County of ltlo Blanco la thoHtute
ofColoratfo, deceased, hereby gives notice
that he will appear liefore the County Court
of said County,at the Court House In Meeker
In said County, at tlio December Term, IMD.
on the lust Monday In January next, at
which time all persons having claims
against said estate are notified anil re
quested to attend for the purpose of having
tne same adjusted. All persons Indebted to
said estate are requested to make Immedi
ate payment to the undersigned.
Dated at Meeker this 15th day of Novem
ber, A. I>. UK )5. M. T. Ur an.
(nIH-dki Administrator.
Executor’s Notice.
Estate of John Daum, deceased.
The undersigned, having been appointed
Executor of the last Will and Testament of
John Duum, late of the County of Rio
Blanco and Htnle of Colorado, deceased,
hereby gives notice that he will nppcnr lie
fore tne Countv Court «»f Rio BlnncoCounty,
at the Court House In Meeker at the De
cember Term, on the llrst Monday In De
cember next, at which lime all persons hav
ing claims against said Estate nre notified
nnd requested to attend for the pur|>osc of
having the same adjusted. All persons In
debted to said Estate nre requested to make
Immediate payment to the undersigned.
Dated this seventh day of November. A.
J). 1005. Ewik Amick. Executor. mll-dz) j
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© 5 lb-crock Apple Butler . Preserved Writ wherries 'He ©
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© <K-lbcrock Mince Meat. lbs Bnkotl Beans ..’-He ©
© Med. Cans Mince Meat f*hlll Hnuce—per bottle ... JWc ©
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, © When you buy Heinz, y, v the best, no table is coin- ©
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: A. J. STARK & CO., :
I j Manufacturing Jewelers, j
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g Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware, etc. 709-11 Sixteenth St., Denver, Colo. £
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J J. C. Davis, President. V. B. Caldwell, Vice President. *
4 A. C. Moulton, Cush ter. J. W. Right, Assistant Cashier. »
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; Transacts a General Banking Business. ;
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| Interest allowed on Time Deposits. Drafts drawn on East- »
4 ern Cities and Europe. Collections Promptly attended to. 9
! Denver—First National Bank. Rawlins— First National Bank. >
t Omaha United states National Bank. New York— a
g National Bank of Commerce. Kansas City— p
| National Bank of Commerce. Halt Uike p
I City Commercial National Blink. p
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| C.C. Parks, It. Oi.i:lani», I
’ ft C.C. Parks, President., J. 11. Dbvkraitx, J. H.Coltmakp, 1
t* R. Oi.pland, Vico Pres. W. A. Kkli.kr. J. L. Me:Hatton, g
E. E. For nil am, Cashier. L. B. W alhuj UOJS. 4
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» of Meeker, Colorado. j
| Capital $40,000.00. J
J Doqs a General Banking Business. 1
> Drafts Issued on the Principal Cities of the World. 4
£ Interest Paid on Time Deposits. We Want Your Business. ■
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5 Hand-painted China and Cut Glass. •
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» A Splendid Assortment in all lines J
5 of Winter Goods constantly arriving. j
> Come in and examine goods and j
» get prices. & A * * J
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\ The Meeker Mercantile Company, J
> Successors to The J. H. Coltharp Mercantile Company. J
Attention, Rebekahs!
Josephine Rebekah Dodge, I. O. O. :
F. t "'ill hold an important meeting at ■
Odd Fellows’ hall Tuesday evening, j
Among other things will be the elec- j
tion of ollioers for the ensuing term. I
All members are requested to at-j
tend. Mbs. R. Hartkk, N. G. :
Winter Is Near at Hand
And the chipmunks, squirrels and
•‘sich creatures” all prognosticate a j
severe one. Prepare for it now. Get 1
in your coal supply. Black Diamond
coal is only $1.50at the mine and $2.50
per ton delivered. It's as good as the I
best. Try it.
Attention, Woodmen!
Regular election of officers of Lin- j
coin Camp No. 819, W. <>. \V„ will be
held Saturday evening, December 2.
A full attendance of the members is
desired. Refreshments.
11. A. I)BN. '.ISON, C. C.
W. S. Fisk, Clerk.
Pay Up.
Having sold ntv burn and livery
business to C. If. Wolcott, all who
are Indebted town* on livery or feed
account are respectfully invited to
call and settle their bills. Bert Rink
will receive the cash at barn and
give receipt for same.
H. s. Harp.
Money to Loan.
j Unlimited money to loan on farm
| security. Low interest. For partic
j ulars apply to F. E. Sheridan, (tf)
Lost—A Gun.
i Lost—a 80-80 Winchester, between
| the Keystone ranch and Meeker, on
; November Bth. Finder will be liber
ally rewarded by bringing gun to this
! office.
Lost—A Milk Cow.
Lost—a red milk cow, six years old.
Branded J —(ion left side. Crop off
I both ears and double slit in each crop,
i Will pay liberal reward for iufornui
j tion leading to her recovery.
I>. Pot.r.ard.
St. James’ Episcopal Church.
Services tomorrow (the first Sun
day in Advent) as followf:
10 a. m.—Sunday School.
11 a. iij. —Morning Service.
12 noon—Holy Communion.
4 p. in.—Service for the young.
7.80 p. m.—Evening Service.
Advent services will be held on
Wednesday at 7:80 p. in. and Thurs
day at 8 p. m. Subject both days,
“The World without a Child.”

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