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Established August 15, 1885.
JAMES LYTTLE. Editor A Publisher.
Entered lu the Poetofflre et Meeker, Rio
Blanco County, Colo.,ea second
clsss meII matter.
Mrs. J. W. Shepard, the popular
White River poatmtetrefu, was a city
visitor Monday.
Hayen Bros, bought the H. B.
Bergh cattle Tuesday. The old ones
will be ehipped.
T. 1). Riley left Thursday morning
for Glenwood to attend the stock
men's convention.
Manager Moulton of the Hugus
company was at his desk again Mon
day after a few days of severe illness.
Walter James returned on Thurs
day from a three weeks’ visit with
relatives in Chicago.—Rifle Reveille.
8. C. Patterson and J. H. Frahm
were among the South Forks folks in
town on business missions during the
The South Fork farmers received a
new J. 1. Case thresher this week.
It will be used for their own uso ex
The marriage of Rimer Cook, of
Rifle oreek, and Mrs. Minnie Robey,
of New Castle, occurred at Glenwood
on Monday.—Rifle Telegram.
Mrs. Charles Walrad, the Anderson
boys, P. A. Johnson, and Evan G.
Thomas were among the Powell park
folks who Visited town during the
week. ■
I. G. Mitchell left for Denver and
other points Monday. Mr. Mitchell
will devote the winter to pushing the
interests of the Mitchell Manufactur
ing company.
Hugus A Company are having a
substantial warehouse erected just
south of the postofllce, in which to
store farm wagons und machinery.—
Rifle Reveille.
Game W'arden Ben Nichols re
turned from the lower country during
tiie week. In addition to Mr. Nichols
there are Special Wardens John
Story, J. C. Schutte, William Rich
ards and Chief Warden Purlnton on
duty along the Rio Blunoo-Utali line.
O. P. Hawley, the Rangely mall
contractor spent Monday in town
apfct nonsuited the local weather
*%harp*” on the prospect* of the win
ter now at band. Some assured Mr.
Hawley that It would be mild and
open, while others advised him to lay
in a supply of arctic clothing. So it
Recent gold discoveries along the
northern and eastern lines of Rio
Blapco—bordering on Routt county
are attracting much attention here.
Some One specimens of gold-bearing
rock from the head waters of Wil
liams Fork, were shown in Meeker
during the past few weeks.
Old timers on lower White will be
very much interested in hearing that
Rictiard Luxen and Miss May Todd,
both of Rifle, were married at that
place last W’ednesday. It seems but
yesterday when “Dick” was a spoiled
kidling referring to Ids father and
mother as Joe and Belle. Tempus
R. K. Hitchings of Colorado
Springs, G. W. Lewis and George
Bloomfleld of Argyle canon, regis
tered at the Meeker hotel Tuesday.
It is reported that before leaving
town they had a warm argument
with one of our temporary citijlens
regarding a transaction in the Uintah
reserve, which failed to show “pay
The advance installment of winter
ish weather put in an appearance
Sunday evening, when ruin began to
fall, followed by snow. A drizzly
wet snow continued to fall through
out Monday, and that evening a mild
blizzard struck town. Tuesday and
Wednesday were extremely cold.
The temperature moderated consid
erably yesterday.
Nels Frederickson of the lower
White river country, was in town
early in the week. Nels spent most
of the past summer prospecting in
the Blue mountain country. He re
ports some good looking lock, hut so
fur as he could discover, nothing in
paying quantities could be found.
Mr. Frederickson is not enthused
over the Blue mountain region.
Thanksgiving Day was observed in
a right royal fashion at St. James’
church. There was a well attended ,
communion service and at 10 a. m.
there assembled tfie largest congre
gation the church has seen since
Raster day. The rector preached to
“the American citizens of 1025” and
kept the strained attention of the i
many children present. At 8 p. m.
the members of the G. A. R. attended <
and listened to an intensely patriotic
sermon. 1 1
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| Our entire line of gift goods is now on display. The stock -is un- |
I usual in size, variety and novelty. Oar prices—always low— I
I offer Inducements to economical buyers that must be seen to be I •
iy~ ——— . r
i i ' i 11 iii
For Little Folks. For Older Folks.
Toys Hook, ’
Doll, China
Book,' Bible,
(James Clock,
_ Sled, Album,
Block, Puree,
Puree, Art Ware
The advance Skate, Picture. ■ pal off
. list Include*only _ Wagons Perfumes* seeing our holi
a very few of th» Knives Statuary day I,ne unUl
“„“r vutai~, -
afford., then, are Brushes Atomiser, In »„d look
score* of gift* Doll Cabs Medallions around a* noon
suitable for all Table Ware Sliver Ware you cmn ’
age* an* to.te*. _ Automobiles Fancy Boxes
Blackboards 9 Smoking Sets
Magic Lanterns Shaving Sets
Doll Furniture Fine Cutldry
Coasting Wagons Toilet Articles
Musical Instruments Faney Box Candy
iiiii T i i i
1 i i i M i i ivi
Any gift on which a small payment has been made will be put away for you to be
delivered on Christmas Day, or, if desired, will be packed ready for shipment to out
of town friends. Let us help to make this the most satisfactory Christmas you have
ever experienced. The first step is to see our stock while it is all here. Please come
i •
Tom lies returned from Kansas
City on the passenger train Tuesday
morning. He was proceeded an hour
or so by a shipment of 780 calves,
(weaners) that he purchased at the
river. They are Missouri stock and
a fine lot of calve*. Thad Harp also
returned with this shipment. Mr.
lies drove the buneh to the W. B.
Co*ton ranch on Mamtn creek, where
he will winter them, having bought
the hay crop of that place.—Rifle
On the inside pages of this Issue of
the Pilot will be found a very Inter
esting continued story from the pen
of W. A. McKinlay. The plot of the
story is very fascinating, but is notod
for coming to the point than for lit
erary polish. If your name “is writ
ton there” you can console yourself
with the fact that you are in good
company.—Steamboat Pilot/
Edward J. Tollan, Who has been
blacksmith, peddler, hide buyer and
all round “skunk” in this locality the
past four years, lias absconded, de
frauding many of his ardent admirers
out of enormous sums from moneys
and securities {prnished him.—Baggs
Correspondent of Craig Courier.
Judge Shumate has given notice of
a special term of the district court of
Routt county, which will convene on
December 28th, for the purpose of
disposing of a criminal docket which
has accumulated since the adjourn
ment of the regular term in Septem
Charley. Duffy, the dean of the
Axial basin settlers, had his Thanks
giving turkey at the Meeker hotel,
and attended the dance In the even
ing. A Thanksgiving dance in
Meeker would be considered a failure
if Charley was absent.
Walter James of Axial partook of
the fine Thanksgiving “spread” at
the Meeker hotel Thursday and
joined the gay and light-hearted as
semblaged at Odd Fellows’ hall In the
evening, where a very enjoyable
dance wound up the day’s pleasures.
And new, according to the Glen
wood Post, that great “lime-light
statesman,” Mr. Eugene Grubb, is
charged with playing a hide-and
seek game with the cattlemen at
their late Carbondale meeting.
The entertainment given last Fri
day evening for the benefit of the
Meeker school organ fund, brought
out a large audience, despite adverse
weather conditions, and was very
much enjoyed.
Ancient History Tells Us
That McGint.v went to the bottom;
and, by the same token, we want to
inform the public that the bottom has
dropped out of coal prices—even the
best. Black Diamond is now selling
jat sl.soat the mine and s2.sodelivered.
Bishop F. S. Spalding of Salt Lake,
is at present in New York City. On
Wednesday he addressed the New
York Church club lo order to enlist
their sympathy with the eburch’s
work out here.
F. C. Barnes of Lily pprk passed
through town Thursday so nmtm to
Lexington, Mo., where he had%A im
portant case coming up there in the
district court there next week.
A1 Ellison returned from the East
Tuesday evening, and the first thing
he did was to place himself In train
ing to meet George Warren and
others “who said it.”
District Attorney Gentry returned
from Glenwood Wednesday after dis
posing of a largo calendar at the re
cent session of the district court of
Garfield county.
This storm seems to be general
throughout the western country, be
ing very severe on the plains. As
usual, this section was touched
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Peterson were
the happy recipients of a fine 10-
pound boy yesterday morning. Dr.
French was in attendance.
Eugene Bryan (that’s a good name)
is in doing the collecting for the
Hastings Industrial company, which
put up our creamery.
Mrs. W. L. Pattison and son Lyir
ton departed Thursday morning for
Healdsburg, California, where the
winter will be spent.
W. I. Grindstaff and family have
moved into town for the purpose of
taking advantage of our superior
school privileges.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Denison and
Mr. and Mrs. George Lester of Nine
mile, registered at the Meeker
Mrs. J. R. Bartlett and Miss Stella
Kern of Buford, attended the sohool
entertainment in town last Friday
The Ladies’ Aid of the Methodist
churcli gave a very successful pie
social at the church last Monday
Fletcher Hay has been quite ill
during the week. His many friends
in the valley hope for his speedy re
covery. _____________
Mayor Sheridan returned from Den
ver Tuesday, after attending to busi
ness connected with the water works. ‘
Mrs. C. W. Babbitt and Miss Roxie
Smith of White River were guests at
the Meekeo hotel early in the week.
Range riders will please note the
Devlin stock brand which appears in
tills Issue of The Herald.
Cattle branded same ac
Bl cut on right aide. Horn
brand on
P§F i'©M,
fll Si. ■*»!*,,. KK "
r O aftraM. Meeker. Goto.
Cattle branded aa on
cut on left aide.
Range, Lime Kiln Hill
- and Miller Creek.
j<pit Cattle branded on left
aide aame aa cut Also
own cattle branded
wpHnn Horae branded 818
aame as cut. KangtTTlo
Blanco county. P') ad
dreea Meeker Colo.
j. p. niblhon!
Cattle branded or left
aide. Horse* branded
aame on left aboulder.
Range, upper White
er between North Elk
creek and Dry creek.
P O Meeker.
JAk Cattle branded on left
side. Earmarks: split
1 Y' left ear und under
hack iu right. Horae*
F - K
Range. Lime Kiln hII
and upper White river.
Poatoffice Meeker.
xMEMf Cattle branded name
lrM*V~iaiini m aa cut on left aide. Kar
mark, underslope and
g&yfaVXjlpßjS over bit left ear.
f PO Meeker. Colorado
Own brand W • 3 and
cattle carrying same.
Alao own cattle carrying the following
bmnd,: SB EH Ei
«fc Cattle branded aame
aacuton right or lert
mal° r<tliy ,mrt aul
jWsSflljalillßl Horae brand aame on
Iflff Range, Miller creek
and upiier White.
P O Meeker.
(For Ruth C. Bartlett.)
Cattle branded aame aa
Wcut- Ear marks used:
cn*p on right ear, under
■fot )&EaU slope- on left; alao tinder
hack on each ear. Young
H| Winter range, lower
White river. Summer
WKm range, lower White river
and Marvine creek.
P O addreaa Box 32ft, Meeker. Colo.
•AMBjAp Cattle branded on left
Bide. Additional brands
jBSfeEEn fiia
Alao horsesgSHß
H HI and cattle. I u .■Sr-1
•■Hi wbT: u rfSPS
south side of river. P O Meeker.
■BP Cattle branded same
BB <>ul ou ’c* l aide.
branded A-Hlash-A
on either side. Ear
zSWpWWI mark—left ear, under
Range, Miller creek
and Lime-Kiln hill.
Address H. F. Wheaton, Meeker, Colorado.
Delinquent Tax List
Office of County Treasurer, a
State of Colorado, jss.
County of Rio Blanco. V
Meeker. November 15th. 1904.
Public Notice is hereby given that I will,
according to law, offer at public sale, at the
office of the Treasurer of Rio Blanco County,
and State of Colorado, on
Monday, December 18th, 1905^
and succeeding days, commencing at the
hour of 10 o’clock a. m. of said day, so much
of the following described real estate, situ
ate in the said county, on which taxes for
the year 1904 have not been paid, as shall be
necessary to pay the taxes hereinbelow set
down, interest and penalties, to-wit:
— S’ 3 5-TJ3 £
ne h e o £■ 2 s *»
=1 s|f | l | fit
Name of Owner Pnrt of Section * § ©. "^o
5 S? J2 S SS
fti W
A, ,Bjr ' J - A 4-4. M .00 *M. 17 «
B. 8 r.. « „ „ „ 5 . M „ „
Barnes, JK seti neU, se*< 80 8 » 90
lot 1 4 4 8 90 100 00 790 20 00 1 01 27 70
Beard, J H 8, 11 and 12 m
0 40
H 39
1 and 2 71*
A and 7 71
0,10 and 11 07
4 41
1 and 2 loo
1,2 und 3 108
1« t»4 all In Meeker :SS7 14 73 00 l.i OR
(1003 taxes) 18 86 2 H5 1« 70
Totnl »1 83
lots 0,7 and X ttl Meeker 100 8 SH 82 0 10
Coiiins, Russell nwJi seji, nv l A hwH 81 2 a 00
lot 2 ill 2 I 00 145 31 1450 4.1 8! 2 .0 40 01
Durkin, James eJ4 sw}{, n w*4 sw%.
8WJ4 5M 2n 07 ICO 411 11 1>2 12 05
sw«<, y A m in os 120 000 2745 1 ?.i »i«
.'. k nok m 2 n 102
wJOiejJ 1 1« 102
4 acres ok nwk 1 In 102 104 400 14 20 ff 15 13
lot 4 2 1 n 07
sw$$ swJ4 85 2 n 07 „ I
sW iM 2 n 07 ICO 800 17 01 1 80 20 f0
lots I and 2 HU Meeker 710 13 81 40 18 80
»wJ4 neji.seji nw%,
ne% swJ4 28 l n 95 120 am 17 mo l no 18 14
(11«8 taxes) 0 27 2 08 11 35
Total 20 33 8 14 20 00
lots 7 and 8 28 Meeker 818 14 01 02 15 si
sek no*4, swK no$$,
nUnefi 28 1 n 05 ICO
_ lots 7 and 8 10 Meeker
9 south 100 feet of
lots 7,8 and 0 2 “
y, of lots 1 and 2 11 “
lots 7, sandy 70 “
Vi of 28 feet of lot 8 1 “ 2879 00 74 5 CO 90 40
lots 11 and 12 4 854 87 80 2 80 89 75
Lord. It ......lot 5 104 “ 2 1 10 05 1 15
McGuire, ifr* Ma
ll nda lots 9 and 10 92 “ 80 8 50 20 8 70
nek ne$$ 11
seK 2 2n 08 100
lots 0 and 7. % of 5
and % of 8 80 Meeker 1132 42 83 2 03 45 CO
neVi »o*4 11
wVf swfc 12 2 n 98 ICO <30 18 27 1 18 ID 4«‘
Peurson, A E »w« no&,ne}$ nwW,
sek kwHi uwk (1WB taxes)
*0$ 22 8 s ON ICO 1415 43 (« 9 32 52 85
_ swH neti, n
nek. «wm,
nt d seVi 22 8 s !<S ICO 1113 3115 2 15 80 30
n*4svt’H 1 In 102 80 295 13 15 70 18 85
Rea. Rev Hayden lot 1 20 Meeker 10 44 04 48
lots 9 and 10 91 “ 20o 9 75 85 10 00
n% ne'4, swj< ne>£,
n\v», 22 1 n 93 100 1017 80 49 1 80 82 33
Schutte, JC nU rie*$, ne** n«X 13 8 s 90 .
nwji nwii 18 8 s 95 100
aeli ncH i« « s 90
lots 2,3 and 4 IS 8 s 05 101 05 1*77 65 43 8 45 68 88
Straughn, Clyde lot 8 34 Meeker 178 12 loo
Valentine, WD 27
ne£ neji 28 1 n 95 100 1107 45 91 2 24 48 15
Wilson, Mrs AS lots 1,2 and 8 79 Meeker 91 4 11 24 4 85
WITNESS my hand and seal this 15th
day of November, A. D. ,1905.
County Treasurer.
Cattle branded same a
cut on right aide. Ala
7 E L on left aide.
Horae brand aame hh
Range, upper White,
Winter mnge. vicinity
lfi W —of Angora. P O Box 122
Meeker. W C Sbep
herd, manager.
Also own stock branded f
Cattle branded aa nlnive
Alao own cattle brand-
Horses branded
All young stock brandy]
Range between North Elk t reek and South
Fork of White river. P O addreas : A C Elli
son, Meeker, Colorado.
___ Cattle branded same aa
cut on left aide.
H (>rM> brand aame.
MB #4 Range Flagem-k and
government read.
I'ostofflcc address
Meeker Colo.
Cattle branded same
aacuton left or right
aides. Knr mark a—up
perbHtjoth ears. Horse
BBCmuiW Itrnnd same as cut.
Range—Head of Mil
ler creek and Lime
Kiln Hill.
Cattle and ■■mu
own and run EMm
JSf mini Imin
Range. Nine Mile Hill UiSIIII KSisi
and Coal Creek. P O Meeker.
J Cattle branded same
mark*, square crop on
Tnirrß right and undernlope
on left. Also own cat-
Jwl Horses branded same
52555®* Range, north side of
White river and vicinity. P O Meeker.
cut** 1 * 6 same as
f,w u cattle branded Tri-
Hnir * , ‘ D- Horaea brand
e<> Trla n Kle Bon left hI p.
Cattle branded sami< as
.;dr CTlt on rl Fh. aide or hip.
Range, government
H,,,l )t he,ld of Pice*
rH,tle brat| ded same as
j Horae* same
Kanue Miller creek and
,f udjxt White river.
Lujan _ A !/ resa
aMMg Cattle branded same aa
cut ou left aide. Home
. entile branded Bar left
side and Seven <-n left
hip. Horse brand Bar-7
on Range
Coal (’reek basin and
#1 “ vicinity. P O Mcekoi
Cattle branded same
so run cattle branded
P O'udd rcss, M eeker.

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