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t Eatebhsbod August U, UM. JAMBS LYTTLE. Editor * PuMMwr. SATURDAY. JULY R MM. Entered It the PoetodSee At Meeker. Bio Blenoo County. 0010.,ea eeeaod rUn mall Matter. The early day* of tha week were warm. Locally it haa been a very quiet and dull week. Will and Mr*. Purdy are now lo cated In their old home. A large bunch of wild hone pa teed outfyo Rifle during the week. The whole day in Dearer after you arrive. Take Colorado Midland train No. 6. Bert Howey ia now holding a good poeitlon in the Rio Grande ahopa at Salida. _ Bam Hlines haa bought tlje John Campbell ranch above the mouth of Marvlne creek. Painter Jack Baldwin flnlahed a fine job of painting on the new Patton residence Monday. It ia reported that the Jape are making good aa workers on the water worka excavating. Earl E. Mallery and Miaa Mildred M. Starr were united in marriage last Saturday by Rev. Coudrey. Rev. Lew. L. Thomas will give a lecture on India, illustrated with aterioptican views, at the M. E. Church Sunday 1 night A water spout in Lily park last week, flooded the entire park to a depth of nearly a foot Fortunately not much damage was done. The Grand Valley News is working hard for a wagon road to connect the Pioeance country and Rangely dis trict with the town of Grand Valley. Buchanan, the Denver horseman, was in this week, and picked up another car of horses. Perry Spur lock helped Mr. Buchanan gather them up. Justice Sanderson married Adrain Coats and Miss Grace Lampshire last Saturday evening. Many friends wish the young couple happiness and 'prosperity. Optimistically inclined people seem to think this will be a good year for the range cattle Industry. Hope so. It's been poor enough for the past three years. When Lark Craig and Jim Buchan met you would have thought it was a meeting of two old members of Quantrill's band, so cordial and lov able was the mutual greetings. When Tobe House went down with the wreck of 'The Calamity Jane," Commodore Hartke's voice was heard above the noise and confusion as he gave the command—" Never mind Tobe; save the schnaps!" The Booths, announcement of whose arrival was noted in last week's Herald, are "stuck" on this coun try. Mr. Booth says if Father Time would just drop off a few of the years charged up to him he would stay and grow up with us. A. J. Dickson, irrigation division engineer of this division, expects to arrive in Meeker about August 10th and remain during the 11th and ISth. Parties who may wish to consult him on irrigation matters may leave word at the Meeker hotel. It is reported that when Lark Craig * heard that Jim Buchan was In he left a team attached to a mowing machine standing in the field and "hiked" to town. After the greeting was over, Lark was heard to remark "If Jack Houston was only here!" C T Carney, manager of the Union Oil Company, returned from Rangely Sunday. Henry Hay started for the oil field Monday morning to take up Mr Carney's duties. Nothing yet to report. Mr Hay will keep those In terested advised as to development work. ______________ According to the Vernal Express the sale of lots in the government townsites of the Uintah reservation— ■ Theodore, Myton and Randelette, were not attended with great success, : owing to the fact, as alleged, that the government agents had appraised the ; lots too high. It is expected that the prices will be lowered. George Aicher received an Interest- 1 ing photographic group a few days , ago. The group represented bis twin brothers, Ed and Louie, who are 1 students at the Agricultural oollege. Ed and Louie were the 'flitt twins | bom in this valley and are now close J to twenty years of age. They are a pair of fine young fellows of whom j their parents.have reason to be justly i proud. ( COMING AND GOING Ad Smith was a town visitor Wed nesday. Mrs H A Dennison and the child ren returned to Meeker. Evan G Thomas, of lower Powell park, was a town visitor Thursday. J W and Mrs Sprague, of Pioeance, visited town relatives during the week. George Eld red and Joe Trachta, the oil men, have gone outside for a while. Bam Himes, of Elk Lodge, north fork, attended to business in town Monday. 8 C Patterson, of the Windermere Lodge company, was registered at the Meeker Wednesday. Heury Genler add J W C Shepherd were among the Buford folks regis tered at the Meeker during the week. Jim Buroh is through haying and took pardonable pride in announclpg the fact to his town friends Wednes day. Lafayette Hughes, of Denver, reg istered at the Meeker Monday. Mr Hughes has been visiting his up river ranch. Mrs Robert Reigan and the child ren have returned to White River. Mrs Reigan spent last winter on the ooast. Mr and Mrs Boyd Walbridge left for Steamboat Springs Sunday on their annual pilgrimage to that famed resort Fred Nichols, manager of the Col tharp business at Rangely, spent Wednesday in town, on a business mission. Commissioner Rector autographed at the Meeker Wednesday. Mr Reo tor was enroute to the market with a shipment of beef. C A Seymour, the popular assist ant general manager of the Hugus company, passed through Saturday enroute to Yam pa river points. Mr and Mrs D D Ferguson, of Thornburg, were in town long enough Tuesday to procure some haying ma chinery and then hurry back to the ranch. Mrs E R Thompson, of Bellefon taine, Ohio, arrived Tuesday on a visit to Mr and Mrs L P Craig. Mrs Thompson is an old school girlfriend of Mrs Craig’s. C P Bowman, the popular Hayden hotel man, came in Sunday and met his brother, A D Bowman, wife and daughter, from Madison, Pa. The latter Bowman is a popular railroad man. G H Richardson, of San Franoisco, W H Middleton and T F Loughltn, of Dallas, Texas, and A B Beekly, of Lead, South Dakota, were among the guests registered at the Meeker yes terday. F M and Mrs Taylor, of Taylor lodge, Buford, were at the Meeker Wednesday. Mr Taylor, who is one of the mining barons of the Cripple Creek region, is in on bis annual visit to White river. F M Welland, of Fowler, Colorado, came in Saturday. Mr W has the honor of being father to our popular hydrographer, A A Welland, and the latter is making it as pleasant as pos sible for "the governor." Mr and Mrs Rube Ball, Mr and Mrs George Aicher and Mr and Mrs George Lord tried to lure the finny tribe from their native element early this week. Rube was successful, as usual, and, as usual, the two Georges had indifferent luck. Jim Buchan, one of the old-timers in this valley, but now a prosperous business man of San Diego, Cala., surprised old friends here by drop ping In on them unannounced Mon day. Mr Buchan belongs to the Elks and was one of the ooast delegation to Denver. Needless to say Jim re ceived a warm reception. B C Howey, accompanied by W S Howey and wife, of Lafayette, Ind., and Mrs H S Howey, who has just returned from the hospital at Salida, came in Saturday. The latter is much Improved in health. W S Howey is a nephew of Mr B C Howey and is so well pleased with this coun try that he may oonclude to locate here. RANGELY NOTES Baling hay will be scarce here this year. Fred A Nichols left last Tuesday morning tor Meeker. A H Caywood is now driving the Meeker-Bangely "canon-balL" J W C Shepherd and brother, of Meeker, were visitors here during the week. J W Hector left for Kansas City Tuesday where he will unload a ship ment of beef. F M Slmer, of Meeker, came down last Monday and is now working In Rector’s coal mine. Millard and Fred Owens returned from the reservation last Sunday end report everything quiet ill that sec tion, Ess Janes was In from his summer oainp on Evacuation creek last Wed nesday and reports C P Hill's cattle in good shape. About 900 head of wild horses has been shipped from the Rangely dis trict lately. Some of them weighing as high as 1400 pounds. Ben Green, who has spent the past year in the northern states same in on a visit to his parents. Mr and Mm Sanford Green, a few days ago. Charles Hefley started for the rail road with a bunch of beef a few day* ago. Mr Hefley says beef are in good shape for this time of the year. Pat Lopes was thrown from bin horse on the 14th inst and badly crip pled. Mr Lopes was running horse* for Pardon Dodds on Blue mountain. And still Rangely people are leav ing here hunting for work when the farmers are just begging them to work and a day. The beef round-up ended last week and among the shippers are: J W Rector, Charles Hefley, J M Walsh, A W Powers, John P White, R' G Wilson and others. / Wages are too low on the govern ment ditches in'the Uintah reserva tion. They are paying only $4.00 for man and team, while grain is worth SB.OO per hundred and hay SIO.OO per ton. While working for J M Walsh dur ing haying, W A Kyser got "tangled up" in a mower and is now walking with a cane. Though bruises were lavished on Mr Kyser, hie injuries were not serious. T J Divine left for Grand Junction via Dragon last Thursday morning, where he will be under the care of Dr Bull. Mr Divine has been on the sick list for the past month and his many friends hope for his speedy re covery. H J Hay, of Meeker, arrived on Monday’s stage. Mr Hay will take charge of the rig of the New Union Oil A Gas company. Everyone hopes that under the management of Mr Hay the oil business here will be suc cessful. PICEANCE NOTES Mrs Pearson and daughter made a business trip to Meeker Monday. O L Dudley has been helping Mr Harry Piggott hay the past week. Mr Jens Mikkelson and Mrs Christ ianson, of Leadville, visited with Mrs Jas Bainbrioh Tuesday. Oar Pioeance mall route ie sport-, in a new buggy, something It has needed for some time past. Davis Brothers commenced putting up their bay crop tills week. The boys say they will have a very fine crop. Mrs Dixon’s sister and her niece are visiting at her home on Sulphur, having come over from Rifle last Sunday. Hay promises to be as good as gov ernment bonds, provided the beef trust don’t catch all our fat cattle and feeders this fall. Mrs Nina Boies and her guests, Mrs Caldwell and Mrs Mnrtin, of White River, vißited with ' Mrs Clarence Lamb last Tuesday. Most everyone in tills vicinity have their rye crop up and from what can be learned at present, it averaged abont three tons per acre. Who said we were forming a hay trust? Well, we’re not, but you bad better get in on the first deal &b hay will be money before spring. We have sure been having some fine hay weather on Piceanoe the last week, both for putting up matured hay and hay that is growing. Mr Bainbrich Sr, returned from Meeker a very sick man, having had a severe attack of rheumatism but at present is resting easy at the home of his daughter, Mrs Dudley, of Pice anoe. Walker Sprague, who has been looking for a cook the last two months, we are informed, has at last secured one from Meeker. Good for you Walker, there isn’t anything like perseverance. Return of the "Bills." The “Bills’’ came straying in one at a time early this week. Mr. and Mrs. "Bill" Strehlke and "Bill" Kel ler came in Sunday. Dr. “Bill” French stayed till the “last dog was hung" aud didn't return till Tuesday evening. AH report) “the time of their lives." Wouldn’t miss another Elk gathering if they had to go bare footed all winter. Dr. French has attended a number pf these national gatherings of the antlered herd, so was not taken by surprise by the great time had at Denver. „ The doctor was pulling all the time for “Old Philly" as the next meeting place, and won, of course; he was very much disappointed, however, when Pittsburgh failed to get first prise for the finest uniform and ap» pearance in the parade. The Pitts burgh boys were a “swell" crowd and hiade a fine appearance. They were entitled to better rating. IF YOU BUT KNEW all ihe advantage* and benefits of a Policy of aasurance in The Colorado National Life - (THE PIONEER COLORADO LIFE COMPANY) yo« would not contribute your life assurance premiums to companies away from home. Give your support and influence to the HOME COMPANY Your naiqe and address on n postal card, sent to the Company, will secure for you one of the horaesoine 1906 Colorado National Life Calendars. The Colorado National Life Assurance Company 630 SIXTEENTH STREET. DENVER. St. James’ Church. Wednesday last being the nine teenth birthday of the mission, ser vices were held morning and evening. Some of the young people decorated the church with flowers and the choir attended the morning service at which an appropriate sermon was, preached by the rector. Subjects of sermons tomorrow are, “How to Build up a Mission" and "A King who Could not Persevere." Storklets. Dr. Hubbard reports the following visitations of the stork: ' On Wednesday, July 86th, a son to Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Beavers. On Friday, July 87th, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Mark Covert. For Salk or Rent—Three houses; also some vacant lots for sale in the best part of town. Inquire of at 4 A. Cure. Coal! Coal! Coal! The Black Diamond mine ig now open. Leave ordere with Q M Lord, or R M Lapree. Money to Loan. Unlimited money to loan on farm security. Low interest. For partic ulars apply to F. E. Sheridan, (tf) Summons on Application for Registration State of Colorado, County of Rto Blanco, ». In the District Court, no. IL.R. James U McHatton, plaintiff, vessns Henry C. Tofts. A. C. Moulton, trustee, M. N. Tufts. Martha J. Tufts, Oscar Reuter, trus tee, Fred Krtener, Mrs Nellie Hickman, R. A. Stern, trustee, and the La Junta State Bank—and all other persons or parties unknown, claiming any right, title, estate, lien or Interest In the res res tate described In the application herein, defendants. The people of the State of Colorado to the above named defendants, greeting: You are hereby summoned and required to answer tbe application of the applicant plaintiff In the above entitled application for registration of the following land situate In Rto Blanco County, Colorado, to-Wlt: The eouthwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section twenty-two In township one (1) north of range ninety-four (M) west oth P. M. and to file your answer to the said application In the office of the Clerk of said Court, In said County, within twenty days after the service of this summons upon yon. exclusive of the day of such service; and If you fall toanswer the said application with in the time aforesaid, the applicant plain tiff in this action will apply to the Court for the relief demanded In the application herein. Witness. George M. Lord, Clerk of said Court, and the seal thereof, at Meeker In said County and State, this STth day off July A. D. 1«M. GEORGE M. LORI), [SKAI..] Clerk. , By H. A. Wii.dhack. Deputy. ' First publication July nth, ISOS. Last publication August 11th, 100 S. ~~ lT^Twalbridor Cattle branded as on cut on left side. ■SH Range, Lime KUn RUI andMUlerCreek. P o Meeker THE’BAER BROS. LAND * CATTLE CO. dMe Cattle branded on left side same as cut Also own cattle K ' ° P ° L BSP Horse branded MRil * same aa cut. Blanco county. r'» dress Meeker Colo. J.P. NIELSON. Cattle branded oc left side. Hones branded same on left shoulder. Range, upper White rlv er between North Elk creek and Dry creek. P O Meeker. TRANK KEEL Cattle branded on left side. Earmarks: split In left oar and under back In right. Horses bnuid ” d r . if Range. Lime and upper White river. Postoffiee Meeker. JOHN P SYKES bMHIt Cattle branded same as cut on leftside. Ear mark, underslope and over bit lert ear. ■HHL,K r ffi', Hu,phur * nd “• P O Meeker. Colorado Own brand W - 3 and cattle carrying same. Also own cattle carrying the following brands: L L DEVLIN. EECs Cattle branded same as cat on right or left W any part of anl- Horse brand same on left shoulder. Range, Miller creek CHARLES FARNSWORTH. (For Ruth C. Bartlett.) dflte cattle branded same as cut. Bar marks used: in-op on right ear. under slope on left; also under hack oo each ear. Young stock the latter. - 1 Winter range, lower White river. Bummer range, lower White river and Marvlne creek. P O address Box MS, Meeker, Colo. " M. L. SANDY. Cattle 'branded on left IpM® a*jg~«.v south sfle of river. P O Meeker. THE WHITE RIVER CATTLE * INVEST MENT COMPANY. . Cattle branded same as aMtfr cut on right side. Also 7 Ji L on left side. V Horse brand same as cut- Range, upper White. Winter range, vicinity ME —of Angora. P O Box lfi Meeker. J W C Shep herd, manager. VA STM. VAUGHAN. Cattle branded as above Also own cattle brand «lßsfoUows:^^^^_ Horses branded All young stock branded ffEllllSl Range between North Elk Creek and South Fork of White river. P O address : A C Elli son, Meeker, Colorado. D D TAYLOR. Cattle branded same as cut on left side. Horse brand same. Range Flag crock and government road. Postoffiee ad dree* Meeker Colo. R C RUHSELL. MtelF Cattle branded same as cut on left or right sides. Ear marks— up tslmKl per bit both ears. Horse HHH brand same as cut. Range-Head of Mil ler creek and Lime KUn Hill. o H. 8. HARP. ~ «MB|p Cattle and mate horses. Also— own run D^H|| following brands: jgjte «p on flm andOoalCreek. PO Meeker. J L McHATTON. Cattle branded same as cut on left side. Some mlilillflllllMM cattle branded Bar left side and Beven on left hip. Horse brand Bar-7 on left thigh. Range Coal Creek basin and Colorado. P ° Maeko> L. P. CRAIG. jEMs Cattle branded same as cut on left side. AN so run cattle branded v l Range, Upper White. _} ft j\! P O add rose, M eeker, coio. THOMAB BAKER. , Cattle branded same as cut on left side. Also own cattle branded Trl angle B. Horses brand ed Triangle Bon left hip. Range, government fg" row*- p 0 Meeker J. P. SCHBRMERHORN. Cattle branded same as cut on right side or hip. Range, government road and head of Ploe anoe creek. Postoffiee address **° Blanoo, Colo. ______ Cattle branded same as Horses same Range Miller creek and upper White river. Ml Postoffiee address Meeker Colo. ■ W B HAMPER. Cattle branded same as cut on left side. Ear marks, square crop on right and underslope on left. A Iso own cattle branded T L-and 4.N K 1 HI Horses branded same as cut on left shoulder. Range, north side of White river and vicinity. P o Meeker. Colorado Midland train No. 6 will become known as the "Time Saver." It runs on time; at the most conven ient time; giving the greatest amount ot time for transaction of business at your destination, saaaaaaasaaassasssMMassf 11 £jR. HORACE McCANNA j | DENTIST::: j ! OPriCCs-thuMa. »»ltoci. j lewww ww wwwww wwwwwwwwwwwww w Jl l _Stockmen < ! We have always on hand some of the highest class of Registered Shorthorn Bolls in the United States; also Grades from our choicest bulls, as well as Pure Bred Berkshire hogs. We Invite Inspection and comparison. TIE HNM Lilt STOCK 111 Ull U. Hayden, Colorado. raeaeeeeasseaaeeeojisaag H. A. Wildhack, j 1 NOTARY PUBLIC and S 2 conveyancer; a United States Land Commiaaionert I 4 Attend to Pre-emption and Desert J Land filings, take and acknowledge Z g annual or Anal proofs on Desert? ] claims as well as Pre-emptions, lnstl- [ tute contests, etc. Necessary blanks f ( on hand. :: :: :: :: :: Z vwwevwveveeevweeeeeevve reeaaeeeesssssaeassesae^ J. S. Needham | i TAILOR [ J Clothing made to order, » i cleaned, pressed . S j and repaired. I k*v»*v***v»**,v,*«,,„,4 SHERIDAN"^ Sheridan, a brown Hambleton ian stallion, foaled May, 1899; sired by Primo, he by Damo, he by Jerome Eddy, he by Louis Napoleon, he by Volunteer, and he by the renowned Hamble fconian 10. Primo’s dam, Pre lude, she by Middlemarch, he by Macy, he by George Wilkes, he by Hambletonian 10. Second dam, by Sacramento, he by Woodford's Mambrino Chief. Third dam by Green Mountain Morgan. Sheridan's dam, Misa Rod bird, she by Striokler’a Red bird sr, he by Sir Areber, he by the renowned Ethan Allen. Sheridan will stand for the season at Taylor's ranch below town. Terms on application. TAYLOR A PARKES, Owners and Managers. ALSO, at aame place, the mam moth Jack Napoleon IV. Reg istered. 17 hands high. BLACK KING! BLACK KING (known as the Boner horae), will stand for the season, at the Ellison ranch in Powell park on Sunday, Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday, thro’ the month of April only, and on Thursday, Friday and Satur days at the Rio Blanco bam in Meeker. From first of May will stand in Meeker as above and at ranch on head of Straw berry (in pasture) for first days of the week for balance of the the season. No extra charge for mare in pasture. BLACK KING is a Perch eron- Clyde; coal black; 1800; sire, registered Percheron; dam, registered Clyde. His colts are well known. Those who breed to him once come again. Terms —slo for the season, with privilege of return follow ing season if mares prove not with foal;. cash or approved note for six months. Prises for 1907 —s6o for best colt from Black King, at six months old; second prise, sea son free. Boner A McKimpbon, Meeker.